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Anderson: 'Black-ish' the 'gift that keeps on giving'

Anthony Anderson says his award-winning show "Black-ish" and spin-offs "Grown-ish" and "Mixed-ish" promote understanding. (May 15)     ...

Anderson: 'Black-ish' the 'gift that keeps on giving'

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The UFC needs a better plan for Anderson Silva's final fights After one of the most dominant runs in UFC history as middleweight champion from 2006 to 2013, Anderson Silva has just one win over the past six years -- and part of his legacy still hangs in the balance....
15:39, 05/08/2019

ChiSox's Anderson: Bat flips bring fun to game White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson isn't trying to break baseball's so-called unwritten rules with his bat flips. He's just trying to bring fun to the game....
21:39, 05/08/2019

An inside look at new St. John’s coach Mike Anderson Just Mark Few, Tom Izzo and Roy Williams can boast the same achievement. No other active head coaches, aside from Mike Anderson, have coached for at least 15 seasons without a losing campaign, and his previous stops — UAB, Missouri and Arkansas — can...
10:39, 05/05/2019

St. John’s Hires Mike Anderson as New Men’s Basketball Coach The former Arkansas coach, taking over for Chris Mullin, said he wanted the Red Storm to be a team that opponents “don’t know what we’re going to do.”...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Jets claim WR Ubosi, OT Anderson off waivers from Patriots FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have claimed wide receiver Xavier Ubosi and offensive tackle Calvin Anderson off waivers from the New England Patriots. The team also announced Tuesday it has waived wide receiver DeAngelo Yancey and offens...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Pamela Anderson: Treatment of Julian Assange unfair LONDON (AP) — Former “Baywatch” star Pamela Anderson says Julian Assange “does not deserve to be in a supermax prison” after visiting the WikiLeaks founder behind bars. Assange is in London’s Belmarsh Prison serving a 50...
15:52, 05/07/2019

"I Love Him": Pamela Anderson Visits Julian Assange In Prison Former "Baywatch" star and now animal rights campaigner Pamela Anderson spoke emotionally after meeting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a London prison on Tuesday, warning that his life was in......
04:39, 05/08/2019

Pamela Anderson visits 'innocent man' Julian Assange in prison Actor joined by WikiLeaks editor-in-chief for Assange’s first social visit since his arrestPamela Anderson has described Julian Assange as “the world’s most innocent man” and said a fight was on to “save his life”, after the actor and model visited t...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Anderson chases Bauer after tweet; ChiSox rout Indians 9-1 CLEVELAND (AP) — Tim Anderson chased Trevor Bauer after the All-Star tweeted a playful message to him earlier in the day, Yoán Moncada had a two-run homer and four RBIs, and the Chicago White Sox routed Cleveland Indians 9-1 Monday night to stop a th...
05:00, 05/07/2019

St. John’s lands first Anderson commit in ‘tough as s–t’ point guard Mike Anderson threw a strike, then landed his first commitment. All by shortly after noon. The new St. John’s coach had a good start to his Thursday, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Mets-Reds game and then picking up a commitment...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Trump's regime is leading America in an insurrection | Carol Anderson Trump’s regime has ignited the base by conjuring up a vision of whiteness imperiled by ‘illegals’, ‘black identity extremists’ and Muslim terroristsOn Friday, Donald Trump praised Robert E Lee. Slaveholder. Sadist. Traitor. Loser. It was his way of o...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Pamela Anderson’s Assange blanket conceals the truth of his detention The actor’s cloak did the talking when she visited the Wikileaks founder in prison. But slogans should be cautiously deployedI see Pamela Anderson has been making yet another fashion statement. What is it?Joel, by emailWe’re a long way from the red b...
18:26, 05/08/2019

Buffalo Bills sign 7 draft picks; QB Derek Anderson retires ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed seven of their eight draft picks, including first-round selection Ed Oliver, while veteran quarterback Derek Anderson is retiring after 14 seasons. The Bills announced the signings and Anderson ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Jessica Andrade stuns Rose Namajunas, Anderson Silva falls RIO DE JANEIRO — Jessica Andrade stunned Rose Namajunas with a second-round knockout to win the UFC 115-pound strawweight championship in her home country in the main event of UFC 237 on Saturday night. Andrade topped Amanda Nunes for the most wins a...
08:39, 05/12/2019

Anderson Silva loses via TKO after apparent knee injury vs. Jared Cannonier at UFC 237 Anderson Silva suffered an apparent knee injury that ended his fight vs. Jared Cannonier in the first round at UFC 237.        ...
09:00, 05/12/2019

Jets WR Robby Anderson signs restricted free agent tender New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson signs second-round restricted free agent tender, worth $3.095 million        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Wimbledon finalist Anderson skips French Open, clay circuit Two-time Grand Slam runner-up Kevin Anderson is skipping the clay-court swing this season because of a lingering right elbow injury        ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

St. John’s lands ‘bruiser’ Damien Sears as Anderson builds team in his image A pattern is developing. New St. John’s coach Mike Anderson’s first two recruits have similarities: hard-nosed players who defend and can be described as gritty. They fit his nickname, “Iron Mike.” First was three-star point guard John McGriff, a 5-f...
01:26, 05/10/2019

Anderson Cooper denies he's 'on the left,' then rips Trump for tweeting about Kentucky Derby CNN anchor Anderson Cooper denied on Monday night that he's "on the left," but later slammed President Donald Trump for weighing in on the Kentucky Derby. ...
13:52, 05/07/2019

Game of Thrones’ Star Jacob Anderson on Where He Thinks Grey Worm’s Loyalty Will Lead Him Warning: This interview contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. Sunday night’s Battle of Winterfell flipped the script on Game of Thrones: the biggest threat in the history of Westeros has now been demolished, with the living suffering heavy los...
20:52, 04/29/2019

Bruins' Charlie McAvoy Given Minor Penalty After Leveling Josh Anderson With Brutal Illegal Check Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy lowered his shoulder and plowed it into the jaw of Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson in the final 20 seconds of the second period of Monday night’s Game 6. For good measure, Anderson’s head recoiled d...
04:26, 05/07/2019

Pamela Anderson calls Julian Assange's treatment a 'misrule of law' after prison visit Pamela Anderson visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange behind bars in London Tuesday, saying that he "does not deserve to be in a supermax prison."        ...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Wall St. gains on earnings boost, strong economic data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Thursday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Stocks, U.S. yields rise after strong economic data World stock markets and U.S. benchmark bond yields gained on Thursday following strong economic data as investors assessed the latest developments in global trade relations....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Euro zone banking at risk of dangerous fragmentation, ECB warns Euro zone banks are turning away from cross-border activity, putting at risk the bloc's banking union and raising the risk of dangerous fragmentation, European Central Bank Vice President Luis de Guindos said on Thursday....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Watch our headbanging earbuds test: Sammy Hagar vs. AirPods, Powerbeats Pro, Bose SoundSport Free Geoffrey Fowler gets help from rocker Sammy Hagar to test how well the wireless Apple AirPods, Powerbeats Pro and Bose SoundSport Free fit and stay in our ears....
18:13, 05/16/2019

W. Africa Crude-Angolan crude exports to edge up in July, diffs to stay high Angola's preliminary loading programme for July emerged on Thursday, indicating a rise of one cargo compared to June, for which a few cargoes still remain. High price offers are expected, given global tightness in physical markets and a broad gap in ...
18:26, 05/16/2019

Israel should take action against firm linked to WhatsApp breach -Amnesty Amnesty International called on Thursday for Israel's government to ensure that an Israeli company, whose spyware has been linked to a WhatsApp breach that may have targeted human rights groups, be held accountable for the way its software is used....
18:26, 05/16/2019

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18:26, 05/16/2019

Bed Bugs Have Been Creeping Around and Sucking Blood Since the Age of Dinosaurs While bed bugs have been tormenting humanity for millennia, it’s long been assumed their evolutionary journey as parasites first began tens of millions of years ago, when they fed on bats. But an international team of scientists has found evidence su...
18:26, 05/16/2019

British government adapts London staffing on Iran: UK PM's spokeswoman Britain's foreign office has adapted its London staffing relating to Iran, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Thursday, after the United States stepped up forces in the Middle East to counter "clear indications" of threats from Iran....
18:39, 05/16/2019

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedom of the press...
18:39, 05/16/2019

Small used cars are the most dangerous, study finds A new study suggests bigger is better when it comes to car safety. Online automotive marketplace and research outfit iseecars.com took fatal accident reports from NHTSA covering 2013 to 2017 models and combined them with information from its used car...
18:39, 05/16/2019

"Not Enough": Priyanka Gandhi After BJP Disowns Pragya Thakur Shocker The BJP distancing itself from party leader Pragya Singh Thakur's statement that Mahatma Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse is a "patriot" is not enough, Congress general Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said today,......
18:39, 05/16/2019

PM Offers To Build Vidyasagar Statue, Mamata Banerjee Asks What About Ram Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee -- accused by the BJP of engineering the vandalism of the statue of 19th Century reformer Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar -- today provided a laundry list of such......
18:39, 05/16/2019

Observers' Advice For Immediate End To Bengal Campaign Overruled: Sources Election Commission observers had recommended that the campaign for the last round of voting in West Bengal for the ongoing national polls should end immediately following the violence in Kolkata......
18:39, 05/16/2019

Investigation In Bofors Case To Continue, Says CBI The investigation into the Bofors case related to the alleged Rs 64 crore kickbacks in the purchase of the Swedish artillery guns will continue, Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI officials said......
18:39, 05/16/2019

Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing's strange disappearance and sudden return spark speculation on her future She was once considered the People’s Republic of China’s most esteemed screen and social media star and one of its most precious exports. But for most of the past year, 37-year-old Fan Bingbing – who lit up box offices with roles in big-budget epics ...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Ex-Belgium king to be fined £4k a day until he takes DNA paternity test Belgium's former King Albert II has been threatened with a daily fine of €5,000 (£4,370) if he continues to refuse to take a DNA paternity test. ...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Hyundai India Ties Up With ALD Automotive India To Provide Its Vehicles On Lease Hyundai Motor India has announced collaboration with ALD Automotive India to provide its cars on lease. Hyundai aims to make its cars owning experience more economical and is targeting to provide its......
18:52, 05/16/2019

MG Hector Vs Hyundai Creta: Specification Comparison The Hyundai Creta is the king among all the compact SUVs (we are referring to the sales numbers) and the MG Hector which has recently been unveiled will certainly have to battle it out with the......
18:52, 05/16/2019

Huawei vows to challenge U.S. export sanction which it says will harm U.S. Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it will challenge a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to add the Chinese company and 70 affiliates to a export blacklist, warning the decision "will do significant economic harm to the American companies wi...
18:52, 05/16/2019

CORRECTED-Investors renew calls for Deutsche Bank to trim investment bank Deutsche Bank investors are renewing calls for it to scale back its investment bank division ahead of what promises to be a challenging annual shareholder meeting next week....
18:52, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged during fatal Florida crash in March - NTSB Tesla Inc's Autopilot feature was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system, the National Transportation Safety Board said o...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Corey Ballentine has Giants contract after his horrific night Giants rookie Corey Ballentine continues to recuperate from the gunshot wound he suffered the night he was drafted and on Thursday signed his first NFL contract, expected to be a four-year deal worth $2.7 million. Ballentine, a cornerback from Washbu...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Zion Williamson lets Pelicans exhale thanks to ‘excited’ stepdad Put the conspiracy theories away. Zion Williamson’s stepfather, Lee Anderson, told the “Off The Bench” podcast that the presumptive No. 1 pick has no plans to return to Duke, despite not hiring an agent yet. The far-fetched idea gai...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Brewers vs. Phillies: Take the Under in the battle of Zachs Going into the season, few would have called a matchup between the Phillies’ Zach Eflin and the Brewers’ Zach Davies a must-see pitching matchup, but both rank in the top 12 in MLB in ERA for starting pitchers and have gotten off to terri...
18:52, 05/16/2019

PGA Championship 2019: Best way to follow Tiger Woods at Bethpage Black If you’re coming to the PGA Championship and you want to see Tiger Woods play, but don’t want to be blocked out by 10 to 15 people deep along the ropes, your best bet is to walk to the outer reaches of Bethpage Black. “If I wanted to have a great vie...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Equinor says Statfjord loading still shut after oil spill Equinor has still not identified the source of an oil spill at its Statfjord field in the North Sea, and the loading of crude onto tankers remains shut, the Norwegian company told Reuters on Thursday....
19:00, 05/16/2019

This Budget Friendly Dual Monitor Arm Is Even More Budget Friendly With a Promo Code There are a lot of good reasons to splurge on a fancy, expensive arm for your computer monitors. But if you’re on a budget and don’t mind a little bit of extra fiddling, this affordable dual mount from Huanuo has a lot going for it considering its pr...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Verizon releases Galaxy S10 5G with 20 cities of hype for only 2 cities Fewer than 1% of U.S. residents will be able to use the Galaxy S10 5G's signature feature as it launches on Verizon's network. But the marketing continues.Read More...
19:00, 05/16/2019

How One Father Learned to Live Again After the Death of His 2-Year-Old Daughter In 2015, 2-year-old Greta Greene was sitting on a bench with her grandmother when a brick fell from an eighth-floor windowsill and struck her head. She died the next day. Her father, journalist Jayson Greene, recounts the incident and its aftermath i...
19:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. federal agents arrest protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy U.S. law enforcement officers raided the Venezuelan Embassy on Thursday to oust a small group protesting U.S. policy toward the oil-rich country, paving the way for the diplomatic compound to be handed to the U.S. envoy of opposition leader Juan Guai...
19:13, 05/16/2019

Toni Duggan determined to help Barcelona win on the biggest stage The former Manchester City forward is ready to face favourites Lyon and two England teammates in the Champions League finalWhen Toni Duggan swapped Manchester City for Barcelona the news transcended women’s football. As the first English player to jo...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Why did Uefa hand Azerbaijan hosting rights for the Europa League final? The ruling body’s principle of rotating finals is a good one but the golden ticket has to be awarded for the right reasonsYou had to admire Uefa’s steadfastness in the face of unfortunate timing. The decision to award the hosting rights for the Europ...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Too Darn Hot out of Derby reckoning after Dante defeat to Telecaster • Beaten favourite now heading for Royal Ascot• Trainer John Gosden had suspected colt was not readyThe betting market for next month’s Derby was transformed in the two and a half minutes it took to run York’s Dante Stakes, as Too Darn Hot, last year...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Should I Trade Up For A 'Better' Girlfriend? Hello all you orgasm manatees of damnation, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you navigate the lootboxes of love....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Fed's Brainard Says Central Bank Should Welcome Modest Rise in Inflation Fed governor Lael Brainard said the central bank’s commitment to maintaining stable prices would benefit from a modest rise in inflation over the coming years, an indication the central bank wouldn’t need to raise interest rates should price pressure...
19:39, 05/16/2019

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Both Released From Hospital (ATLANTA) — Former President Jimmy Carter has been released from a Georgia hospital after hip replacement surgery. A spokeswoman for Carter says former first lady Rosalynn Carter also was hospitalized Wednesday in Americus after feeling faint b...
19:39, 05/16/2019

School of cownose rays swimming at Australia beach is magical A school of cownose rays swimming together at Bondi Beach, Australia looked like a piece of mosaic art.        ...
19:39, 05/16/2019

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film prize at Cannes, is not short of digs at the state of local politics....
19:39, 05/16/2019

U.S. commerce secretary says Huawei order effective Friday: interview U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that an order blacklisting Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will go into effect on Friday....
19:39, 05/16/2019

Microsoft, Sony partner on streaming games, chips and AI Microsoft Corp and Sony Corp on Thursday said they struck a strategic partnership in which Sony would use Microsoft's cloud for streaming games and media and the two would work together to develop new image sensors....
19:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the United States, the agency said on Thursday....
19:39, 05/16/2019

House Democratic, GOP leaders weigh in on Iran Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy weighed in Thursday on the growing tensions between the U.S. and Iran. (May 16)        ...
19:39, 05/16/2019

President Donald Trump's annual financial disclosure has been released President Donald Trump's latest financial disclosure report was released publicly Thursday. The report is required to be filed annually with the U.S. Office of Government Ethics....
19:39, 05/16/2019

AFL-CIO Budget Is a Stark Illustration of the Decline of Organizing A leaked copy of the AFL-CIO’s internal budget for 2018–2019 shows that America’s largest organized labor federation now dedicates less than a tenth of its budget to organizing—down from nearly 30 percent a decade ago—illustrating a broad philosophi...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio's 2020 Campaign Is Off to a Great Start! Well, he finally did it. Large New York City Mayor and rodent extermination enthusiast Bill de Blasio announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election on Thursday, ending months of extremely unenthusiastic speculation about whether he’d elb...
19:52, 05/16/2019

New Jersey man found guilty of murdering childhood friend wants new trial over juror's 'LMAO' Facebook post The New Jersey man who was convicted of strangling a former high school classmate before throwing her body off a bridge wants a new trial after a dismissed juror who admitted on Facebook to being part of the jury, and writing "LMAO" about the case....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Massachusetts veteran, 72, embarks on cross-country walk to support other vets A 72-year-old U.S. Air Force veteran is on a one-man mission to make sure ordinary Americans don’t forget about the needs that returning combat veterans require....
19:52, 05/16/2019

New Ford Focus ST estate revealed Ford’s Skoda Octavia vRS estate rival is priced from £30,595 and on sale in the summer Ford has released the first images of the new Focus ST in load-lugging estate form ahead of orders opening in the summer. Like the hatchback, the ST estate will b...
19:52, 05/16/2019

CHEAP: Get $300 off this Dell Inspiron 15 7000 If you’re looking for a graduation present for someone close to you, or you are merely in the market for a new laptop, you could do worse than checking out this Dell Inspiron 15 7000, which is currently on sale for $600 using the code DBLTKYLAFF2. Th...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Pelosi: Trump not authorized to use military force in Iran House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned the Trump administration Thursday that it lacks congressional authority to use military force against Iran amid reports his aides are calling for military mobilization to respond to new threats in the region....
20:00, 05/16/2019

A Guide to Prague's Buzziest Neighborhood Once seedy, now sceney, the Holesovice quarter is emerging as a dedicated arts and design district. This walking tour highlights where to eat, shop, sleep and wander through a giant zeppelin...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Stepfather: Duke star Zion Williamson excited to play for Pelicans Zion Williamson's stepfather told the ESPN affiliate in Baton Rouge, La., the Duke star would be excited to play for the New Orleans Pelicans if they take him with the first pick in June's NBA draft....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Cardinals star CB Patrick Peterson given 6-game PED suspension Arizona Cardinals star cornerback Patrick Peterson is being suspended for six games in 2019 after violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Watch: Tiger Woods bags back-to-back birdies, eagle to climb 2019 PGA Championship leaderboard Tiger Woods prowled back by starting the front nine with back-to-back birdies and an eagle after shooting 3-over-par on the back nine to open the first round of the 2019 PGA Championship....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Pot legalization increases car crashes, injuries, but little effect on hospitalization In Colorado, motor vehicle accidents went up by 10 percent, and alcohol abuse and overdoses that resulted in injury or death climbed by 5 percent, after marijuana was legalized in the state....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Tiger had a messy start to the PGA. Here's how it happened Maybe there was some rust having taken so much time off since his Masters win. But Tiger struggled Thursday at Bethpage Black and is way back of leader Brooks Koepka....
20:00, 05/16/2019

io9 VFX Artists Explain What It Would Actually Take to Redo Sonic the Hedgehog | Jalopnik How the 20 io9 VFX Artists Explain What It Would Actually Take to Redo Sonic the Hedgehog | Jalopnik How the 2020 Toyota Supra Compares to the Toyota 86 in Real-World Driving | Lifehacker Ogle These Vintage Public-Domain Cat Pictures From the Library of Congres...
20:13, 05/16/2019

Update to mobile YouTube app makes life a little bit easier A server-side update is being sent out to the mobile YouTube app, according to Android Police. It doesn't contain a major change, but for those who like to view streaming YouTube videos in fullscreen (which is done by holding the phone in landscape o...
20:13, 05/16/2019

MDS vulnerabilities lead Chrome OS 74 to disable hyper-threading Hyper-Threading, Intel's implementation of symmetric multithreading (SMT) can be exploited using the newly-disclosed MDS vulnerabilities, like Fallout and ZombieLoad....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Kyrgios defaulted for throwing chair onto court in Rome Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay at the Italian Open and was defaulted from his second-round match        ...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Trump headed to Manhattan for ritzy fundraiser President Trump will make a rare visit to his luxe Trump Tower pad Thursday after attending a fundraiser at the Upper East Side home of Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick. The president was expected to arrive at the Wall Street landing zone about 6...
20:39, 05/16/2019

In Cannes, ‘Les Miserables’ rings alarm for Paris suburbs A French film titled “Les Miserables,” a Cannes Film Festival entry, gives a gritty, modern view of the Paris suburbs that were a setting for Victor Hugo’s classic novel...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Why Are There 365 Days in a Year? Organizing Dates with an Ancient Egyptian Calendar The calendar is one of mankind’s most important inventions. Calendars allowed societies to organize time for religious, social, economic, and administrative purposes. The calendar, or rather, two sets of calendars, were invented by the ancient Egypti...
20:39, 05/16/2019

What is the Huawei UK security threat? What has 5G got to do with it? In a tech world previously dominated by Apple and Samsung, few would have guessed that Huawei would go on to become the largest telecommunications equipment vendor in the world....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Carl Beech trial: VIP paedophile accuser claims he was abused by Jimmy Savile​ A man accused of lying about a Westminster VIP paedophile ring claimed he was abused by his stepfather and Jimmy Savile in his first recorded police interview, a court has heard....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Over 300,000 disappointed fans sign petition to remake the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from “Game of Thrones,” that aired Sunday, May 5, 2019. In the third to last episode of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Mother of Dragons Daenerys Targaryen is suffering from a crisis of ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Beware of firefighter fundraising scam calls A fraud warning has been issued from the Professional Firefighters Of Arizona. The organization said telephone solicitors, pretending to work for a group called the Firefighter Support Association, are calling people and saying they are raising mone...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Europe Fines 5 Banks $1.2 Billion for Their Roles in Foreign Exchange Cartels Traders at Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland engaged in anti-competitive behavior, the European Commission found....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Banks lead stock surge for third straight day, erasing Monday plunge Stocks marched higher for the third day in a row Thursday, erasing the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the China-U.S. trade fight.        ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway make key changes to 2019 stock picks These are Warren Buffett's top stock holdings and positions worth noting during the first quarter of 2019.        ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Commemorate the End of Game of Thrones With This Merch Blowout The North Remembers...when Game of Thrones wasn’t complete garbage. But still, if you’re feeling nostalgic for the end of a once-great series, or just want to keep your fandom alive while we wait for the books that may never arrive, Daily Steals is b...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Kevin Feige says the "real" Mandarin will show up in the MCU at some point Iron Man 3 is a very underrated entry in the MCU, at least going off of some otherwise solid rankings, and one of the reasons for that is the controversial use of classic Iron Man villain The Mandarin. In the movie, The Mandarin—leader of the Ten Rin...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Some real sickos are livestreaming the agony-filled collapse of a virus-ridden laptop Typically, you would only expect to see computer loaded with six of the most infamous malware programs in history in the possession of, say, late ‘90s video game pirates or senior citizens who just discovered internet pornography, not a technology-fo...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Huawei ban clouds U.S.-China trade talks, tech sector A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology threw into question sales from some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke on Thursday from Beijing, which warned it could hurt trade talks....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Fed needs to let inflation rise above 2%, Kashkari says Low U.S. inflation expectations are sapping the Federal Reserve's ability to respond to a future downturn, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Thursday, calling for the Fed to allow inflation to rise above 2% to bring the economy back to ful...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Investors renew calls for Deutsche Bank to trim investment bank Deutsche Bank investors are renewing calls for it to scale back its investment bank division ahead of what promises to be a challenging annual shareholder meeting next week....
21:00, 05/16/2019

SAT to Add ‘Adversity Score’ That Rates Students’ Hardships The College Board is adding a measure of students’ socioeconomic background, including factors like the crime and poverty levels where they live, to help colleges put test scores in context....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Republicans’ Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further efforts to undercut access to abortion....
21:00, 05/16/2019

"Namaz In Amethi, Temple In Ujjain": Smriti Irani Attacks Priyanka Gandhi In a bitter attack on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said the Congress general secretary offered ''namaz'' in Amethi and then also visited the Mahakaleshwar Temple in......
21:00, 05/16/2019

2,000-year-old remains of nomadic 'royal' unearthed by Russian farmer includes 'laughing man,' haul of jewels and weapons A farmer digging on his land in Russia discovered something unexpected: a 2,000-year-old burial mound containing the remains and artifacts of a nomadic royal -- including a strange "laughing" man skull. ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Apple's new TV app is a work in progress Apple's approach to digital video can best be described as slow and steady. While iTunes and the iPod effortlessly transformed the way we purchased and listened to music, it took the company years to figure out how to position the Apple TV. For ...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Powerbeats Pro review: The best-sounding Beats headphones yet Despite being a hugely popular headphone brand, Beats has had one glaring hole in its wireless headphone lineup: true wireless earbuds. Thanks to a hint in iOS code, the Powerbeats Pro weren't exactly a well-kept secret, and as expected, they ca...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Twitch gets musical GIFs with TuneMoji extension Twitch streamers can now celebrate their victories with musical GIFs. The Amazon-owned platform is getting a new extension that will add support for TuneMoji, a service where users can create and upload short audio and visual mash-ups. Streamers will...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Businesses need to do more to protect data, UK says In today's increasingly connected world, keeping our digital footprint private is growing more important and more challenging according to new research from Kaspersky Lab.The cybersecurity company surveyed 2,000 adults in the UK to discover that...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Total War: Three Kingdoms review – inside the soap opera of an empire PC; Creative Assembly/SegaThe battles are as gripping as ever but it’s the melodrama and petty politics that enlivens this first-rate strategy gameThis latest continent-sized strategy game from UK studio The Creative Assembly blends the hard graft of...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Federal agents arrest four protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy in Maduro-Guaido standoff After a month-long standoff, four protesters who had been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy were arrested by federal law enforcement officers and forcibly removed from the building on Thursday....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Booker deputy campaign manager donates to Gillibrand campaign to 'ensure' debate spot Deputy campaign manager for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker donated funds this week to one of the New Jersey Senator’s many opponents....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Game of Thrones petition to remake series nears half a million Disgruntled Game of Thrones fans have been signing a petition in their hundreds of thousands to try to persuade producers to remake the final series....
21:26, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the s...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Disappointed Game of Thrones Fans Are Petitioning HBO to Make Season 8 All Over Again Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. Ahead of Game of Thrones‘ series finale, fans have begun petitioning HBO to create an alternate version of the show’s eighth and final season. The petition, which was star...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Pakistani police kill 9 suspected militants in raid Pakistani police say security forces acting on intelligence raided a militant hideout in the town of Mastung in southwestern Baluchistan province, triggering a shootout that killed nine suspects....
21:39, 05/16/2019

Lebanese bid farewell to ex-cardinal at state funeral Lebanon is bidding farewell to the former patriarch of Lebanon's Maronite Christian church at a state funeral attended by the country's top political and spiritual leaders....
21:39, 05/16/2019

Opinion: Trail Blazers need to get nasty vs. Warriors to avoid humiliation It's time for the Portland Trail Blazers to get nasty because, hey – if not in the Western Conference finals vs. the Golden State Warriors, when?        ...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Opinion: NASCAR drivers view All-Star Race fan vote as good news, bad news For Cup drivers who did not automatically qualify for Saturday night's NASCAR All-Star Race, the fan vote brings positive and negative feelings.        ...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Diablo 3 Season 17 Start Date, Start Time, New Builds and official Patch Notes for May 17 Diablo 3 Season 17 begins soon. Here's everything we know about the start date, start time and more for what blizzard has coined as the Season of Nightmares....
21:52, 05/16/2019

Boris Johnson Confirms Will Bid To Be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media......
22:00, 05/16/2019

Man arrested for stealing 730 avocados from ranch A California man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly stole hundreds of dollars worth of avocados from a ranch, according to officials. Christian Lara Medrano, 37, was caught on surveillance video Sunday taking part in the alleged heist, the San L...
22:13, 05/16/2019

How to make a grain bowl that will help you lose weight Not all bowls are created equally healthy. Even photogenic grain bowls can overdo it on the carbs, and warm vegetable dishes could still be smothered in fat, says chef and nutritionist Mareya Ibrahim, author of the book “Eat Like You Give a Fork: The...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Taco Bell is opening a themed resort in Palm Springs If your idea of a vacation means soaking up the sun on a “hot sauce packet pool float” surrounded by corporate branding and unlimited Quesaritos (quesadillas fused with burritos), then you better demand time off right now. Taco Bell has a...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Trump's Immigration Proposal, Much Like His Administration, Is Garbage On Thursday, President Trump is set to unveil a new immigration plan created by his listless son-in-law Jared Kushner—who once auctioned his position in the White House to international investors for green cards—that will lean more toward what migran...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Sign Up For Butcher Box, Get a Bunch Of Extra Barbecue-Friendly Meats For Free We’re big fans of Butcher Box’s meat-by-mail deliveries of grass-fed beef, heritage grade pork, and organic chicken, and if you sign up for a new account today, you’ll get everything you need to host a little barbecue thrown in for free....
22:13, 05/16/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with lif...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Surprising No One, Georgetown Study Confirms Previous Findings on Adultification Bias—By Listening to Black Women and Girls In 2017, the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality’s Initiative on Gender Justice and Opportunity released Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood (pdf), providing concrete data that adults typically perceive black girl...
22:13, 05/16/2019

IBM researchers analyze the makeup of breast cancer cells with AI In a newly published paper, researchers at IBM and the University of Zurich detail an AI-driven cell analysis technique that targets breast cancer.Read More...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Ajit Pai Warned Lying to Congress Is Bad The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has been strongly urged by a Democratic lawmaker to make corrections to statements he made during a contentious oversight hearing on Wednesday while raising the possibility that he intentionally l...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Sprint HTC 5G Hub available on May 31: Fast speeds on an Android-powered media center 5G networks are starting to go live and one of the first ways to experience this on Sprint is with the new HTC 5G Hub. It offers an Android media device with long battery life, connectivity for up to 20 devices, and VPN configuration for your small b...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Boeing says it has completed a software update for 737 Max anti-stall system linked to fatal crashes Boeing has completed a software fix for its 737 Max airplanes, which have been grounded since mid-March after two of the aircraft crashed in less than five months, killing a total of 346 people....
22:26, 05/16/2019

Former Apple Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts Joins Airbnb Board Airbnb appointed former Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts to its board of directors, her first corporate position since leaving the tech giant earlier this year....
22:26, 05/16/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year due to crew errors Cuba's Institute of Civil Aeronautics said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havna that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew....
22:39, 05/16/2019

'The world still has not done anything,' says slain Saudi journalist's fiancee Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist murdered at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, said on Thursday she could not believe that no one has yet faced serious consequences for the crime....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Indy 500: Red Bull F1 junior O'Ward walks away from airborne crash New Red Bull Formula 1 junior Patricio O'Ward walked away from a crash on the third day of practice for the Indianapolis 500 in which his car was briefly airborne...
22:52, 05/16/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Italy's PM Conte repeats ceasefire call with Libya's Haftar Italy has been trying to mediate in a conflict between Libya's UN-backed government and forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar. The conflict has revealed bitter divisions between Italy and one of its EU neighbors....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Merkel had fueled speculation that she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an interview. Her final term as German chancellor is scheduled to end in 2021....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Brewery's 'keg party' promise finds stolen van in 42 minutes A North Carolina brewery's post promising a free keg party in exchange for the return of their stolen van went viral so fast the vehicle was located in 42 minutes....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ touch down in Cannes CANNES, France (AP) — Elton John and his biopic “Rocketman” has landed at the Cannes Film Festival where star Taron Egerton was moved to tears after the premiere. John executive produced the film. And while the 72-year-old pop star hasn&#...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Salesforce pledges skill training as part of Trump program INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Business software company Salesforce says it aims to provide skills training to 1 million people as part of a Trump administration push to boost career opportunities among Americans. Salesforce chairman Marc Benioff at first pledg...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Profar slam, A’s romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Jurickson Profar hit his first career grand slam and the Oakland Athletics routed Detroit 17-3 Thursday for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers. Josh Phegley had four hits, including one of Oakland’s five home runs, as th...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Fiancée of slain writer Khashoggi pleads for US help WASHINGTON (AP) — The Turkish fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi is asking U.S. lawmakers to launch an investigation into his killing and bring those responsible to justice. Speaking to a congressional panel Thursday, Hatice Cengiz said the ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Chelsea Manning ordered back to jail ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Chelsea Manning’s refusal to testify before a grand jury investigating Wikileaks (all times local): 4 p.m. Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been sent to jail – again – for ref...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Mariners recall OF Mallex Smith, option IF Shed Long SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have recalled outfielder Mallex Smith after a couple of weeks with Triple-A Tacoma to work on his approach at the plate. Seattle optioned infielder Shed Long back to Tacoma to make room for Smith ahead of Thursday&...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Maryland man pleads guilty to 2 felony counts in $364M fraud BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man accused in a $364 million investment scheme that entrapped hundreds of victims across the country has pleaded guilty to wire fraud and conspiracy. In a federal courthouse in Baltimore, Kevin Merrill pleaded guilty Thur...
23:00, 05/16/2019

With inflation elusive, two Fed policymakers lay out a welcome mat Worried that current low inflation expectations will sap the U.S. central bank's ability to combat a future downturn, two Federal Reserve officials on Thursday made an unusual pitch: if inflation rises unexpectedly, the Fed should lay out the welcome...
23:13, 05/16/2019

Boeing says has completed software update for 737 MAX jets Boeing Co said on Thursday it had completed a software update for its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes....
23:13, 05/16/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% as Middle East conflict persists Oil futures were up more than 1% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its crude infrastructure....
23:13, 05/16/2019

Swimming with sea turtles in the Bahamas A Florida couple volunteers to help research green sea turtles in the Bahamas before they get married. For more interesting adventures watch Once in a Lifetime...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Report: Durant 'not close' to returning Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant is "not close" to recovering from his right calf strain, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne reported Thursday afternoon....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Bucks, Raptors both looking to improve in Game 2 The Raptors led most of the way Wednesday in the opener of the best-of-seven series, but the better-rested Bucks won 108-100 by outscoring Toronto 32-17 in the fourth quarter -- 10-0 in the final 3:31....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Kyrgios thrown out of Italian Open after on-court outburst Nick Kyrgios was defaulted from his second round Italian Open clash against Norway's Casper Ruud on Thursday after the hot-headed Australian hurled a chair on to the court....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Koepka in control at PGA Championship, Woods nine back A dialed-in Brooks Koepka made an inspired start to his PGA Championship title defense with a dominant display that left him with a four-shot clubhouse lead while Tiger Woods was nine shots back on Thursday....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that died in the tragedy....
23:39, 05/16/2019

French doctor charged with killing nine patients in resuscitation scam An anaesthetist in the French eastern city of Besancon is suspected of poisoning patients during surgery to trigger heart failures and then heroically bring them back from the brink of death....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Bernie Sanders is latest candidate to call for Facebook to break up Sen. Bernie Sanders, a long-time critic of the power of large corporations, has joined Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren and Tulsi Gabbard in outright calling to break up Facebook. “Should antitrust action be taken against Facebook? T...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part of a 2010 agreement....
23:52, 05/16/2019

Watch: Trump lays out his new immigration plan in Rose Garden speech Trump's plan does not address the undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children and had been shielded from deportation under DACA....
23:52, 05/16/2019

Black Twitter Earns Ph.D. With Hilarious Dissertation Thread When it comes to ingenuity and creativity, very few things surpass the unending inventiveness of black folks. Whether it is out of necessity or unbridled imagination, not only can we make something out of nothing, but we can make it fun. Enslaved Afr...
23:52, 05/16/2019

‘Cow kiss challenge’: Austria tells people to shun charity dare Agriculture minister issues warning after Swiss app encourages fundraising challengeThe Austrian government has warned internet users to shun an online cow-kissing challenge, calling it a dangerous nuisance.A Swiss app called Castl launched the KuhKu...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Doping: WADA harassment report a whitewash, says Scott Canadian Olympic cross-country skiing champion Beckie Scott accused the World Anti-Doping (WADA) of whitewashing her complaints of harassment and intimidation, saying on Thursday she was "extremely disappointed" in an independent report....
23:52, 05/16/2019

Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday school days after breaking hip Former President Jimmy Carter plans to teach Sunday school this weekend just days after undergoing surgery for a broken hip, a spokeswoman said Thursday....
23:52, 05/16/2019

Microsoft, Sony to Partner on Cloud Technology for Gaming Services Microsoft Corp.and Sony Corp. said Thursday that they are working together on certain cloud-based technologies for their videogame-streaming platforms....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Mets’ Michael Conforto has concussion after colliding with Robinson Cano WASHINGTON — Another one bites the dust — or Robinson Cano’s shoulder, as it was. Michael Conforto was forced to leave Thursday’s game against the Nationals with a concussion after awkwardly colliding with Cano trying to catch a pop-up do...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Charcoal toothpaste may do harm and not much good (Reuters Health) - Charcoal toothpaste may be having a moment as a go-to brightening and whitening tool, but some dentists say these products might actually damage tooth enamel and make cavities more likely....
00:00, 05/17/2019

The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, So Get Those Résumés Royal-Ready If you have royal fever and you’re a social media pro, your dream job has arrived. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a “digital communications officer” in charge of curating the Queen’s social media presence. In other word...
00:13, 05/17/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024 The space agency says it intends to send both a woman and a man on Artemis programme’s first missionNasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of getting humans to the moon again by 2024, as the US president, Donald Tru...
00:26, 05/17/2019

Khloe Kardashian Gets Candid About Caitlyn Jenner's Relationship With Sophia Hutchins Khloe Kardashian says Caitlyn Jenner's partner Sophia Hutchins is "really sweet." The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star made her comments to Laura Wasser on an episode of......
00:26, 05/17/2019

Bruce Willis hears boos from Phillies fans after one-hopping first pitch Philadelphia Phillies fans let Bruce Willis hear it after the “Die Hard” actor threw a bad first pitch before Wednesday’s 5-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Mom booted from youth basketball tournament after she appears to trip player from opposing team Stunning video from a California youth basketball game Saturday appeared to show a mother trip a child of the opposing team while the boy was dribbling up the court....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Trump took out 30-year loan on $18.5 million home in 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump took out a new 30-year mortgage on a sprawling oceanfront house steps from his own Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, and it is sitting empty on the rental market, according to financial disclosures made public on Thursday by t...
00:26, 05/17/2019

How one company turns pollution into fuel CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from Lanzatech Lab, mission-driven disrupter companies on CNBC's Disrupter 50 list. The company listed at number 15 and it turns carbon emissions into ethanol....
00:39, 05/17/2019

Trail Blazers vs Warriors live stream: how to watch 2019 NBA Western Conference Finals online Another year, another NBA Western Conference Finals appearance for the Golden State Warriors. This makes it four in a row, and they haven't failed to reach the Finals in any of those. Could this be the year that their Oregon adversaries - the Po...
00:39, 05/17/2019

Boeing says its 737 Max software update is complete Today, Boeing announced that it has completed the software update to its 737 Max planes. The update is meant to correct the software flaws that contributed to the Lion Air and Air Ethiopia crashes that killed 346 people in total. The update was expec...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Cam Reddish believes intense spotlight on Zion Williamson 'a little bit unfair' The overlooked Duke star, who says he won plenty of 1-on-1 contests with teammates Williamson and RJ Barrett, excited to prove he has complete game.        ...
00:52, 05/17/2019

DuckTales lets Fenton define himself outside of Gizmoduck–and Mark Beaks outside of hashtags The newest “new” character in the DuckTales universe is one Gandra Dee. Voiced by The Good Places’s Jameela Jamil, Dee is a punk rebel scientist who scoffs at white suit types who sell out their brilliance for the needs and whims of billionaires. She...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Watchdog: Former EPA chief Scott Pruitt had $124K in excessive airfare expenses Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spent nearly $124,000 in excessive airfare expenses without proper justification during a 10-month period....
00:52, 05/17/2019

SpaceX Starlink launch reset for Thursday night SpaceX will try to launch its first 60 Starlink satellites from Florida again Thursday night, with weather favorable but still presenting a risk of strong upper-level winds that caused a postponement Wednesday night....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire, the community is beginning the rebuilding process...
00:52, 05/17/2019

North Carolina dad on teen driver in crash that killed his son: 'I'm just praying for her' "I don't even know the girl's name," the father, Scott Belue, said. "I'm just praying for her, and I love her."        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

West Point's class of 2019 includes historic number of African-American women West Point also projects a record number of hispanic female graduates in the Class of 2019, which is set to include the academy's 5,000 female grad.        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

How Adam Gase is trying to save Le’Veon Bell relationship Now that the partnership between Adam Gase and Mike Maccagnan has ended, the focus of the Jets world shifts to another relationship: Gase and star running back Le’Veon Bell. One area of fallout from Wednesday’s news that the Jets may have not anticip...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Uli Hoeness takes center stage at football discussion lacking diversity Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness and Schalke's Clemens Tönnies were part of a panel at Bonn's academy for research and teaching talking about the role of football in Germany....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Eurovision 2019: Final acts selected The theme of this year's Eurovision Song Contest is "Dare to Dream." But the dream is now over for the 15 nations eliminated from the competition. The remaining 26 entries will battle it out in this weekend's finale....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Should We Care About Video Game Companies Collecting Our Data? Video games often ask us to share our data with the developers. Sometimes, games and other apps bury this question in a long privacy policy that you have to agree to in order to even load it up. And sometimes, that data gets sold or repurposed for my...
01:13, 05/17/2019

HNA to Sell Stake in Asset Manager C-Quadrat Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is selling its stake in Austrian asset manager C-Quadrat Investment, as HNA continues unloading assets to pay off debt....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Oil Rises Again on U.S.-Iran Tensions Oil prices increased for a third straight day as rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran fueled worries of a disruption to Middle East oil supplies and shipments....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Goldman to Acquire Boutique Wealth Manager for $750 Million Goldman Sachs is buying boutique wealth-management firm United Capital Financial Advisers for $750 million in cash as it accelerates a push away from Wall Street into lower-octane businesses....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Military Shooter Mod Introduces Civilian Deaths And Cover-Ups ArmA 3 is a shooter that prides itself on its authenticity and attention to detail, but as far as the official experience goes that usually only extends to the Xs and Os of the battlefield itself. A new mod called Guilt & Remembrance is looking t...
01:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Starbucks' China challenger Luckin raises $561 mln in U.S. IPO -sources Luckin Coffee Inc , the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, on Thursday priced its U.S. initial public offering at the top end of its targeted price range and sold more shares than planned in the biggest U.S. float by a Chinese firm this year, acco...
01:39, 05/17/2019

Citgo sought contract with Venezuelan drug suspect's firm -court document U.S. refiner Citgo sought to sign a contract with a firm owned by a Venezuelan accused of involvement in the drug trade by the U.S. government, according to a complaint by Citgo's former human resources director filed in a Texas court....
01:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
01:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Nvidia revenue forecast beats estimates on higher demand for graphic chips Nvidia Corp forecast second-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates, saying that its graphics chip business returned to growth, sending the chipmaker's shares up about 6% in extended trading....
01:39, 05/17/2019

Starbucks' China challenger Luckin set to raises $561 mln in U.S. IPO -sources Luckin Coffee Inc, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, on Thursday priced its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at the top end of its targeted price range, raising $561 million in the biggest U.S. float by a Chinese firm this year, according t...
01:39, 05/17/2019

Amazon close to buying a stake in UK's Deliveroo -Sky News Amazon.com Inc is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in UK food delivery app Deliveroo as part of a $575 million fundraising, Sky News reported on Thursday, citing sources....
01:39, 05/17/2019

Amazon close to swallowing slice of Deliveroo Amazon, the internet retailing behemoth, is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in the British food delivery app Deliveroo, giving it a huge boost in its international battle with rival Uber Eats. ...
01:52, 05/17/2019

| 'See you again - maybe': Kyrgios disqualified in Rome Nick Kyrgios was disqualified from the Italian Open after throwing a chair across court in a foul-mouthed tantrum before storming off during his match....
01:52, 05/17/2019

North Carolina Politician Abruptly Resigns, Saying He's Been Subjected to Homophobic Bullying Jerry Windle, a former town council member of Morrisville, NC, abruptly resigned his position this week, saying he had been the victim of intense, homophobic bullying over the past several years....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Brazil's Vale Sees Risk of New Dam Burst Brazil’s iron-ore giant Vale alerted local authorities another of its dams could burst soon, just months after the unexpected collapse of a similar structure owned by the company killed hundreds of people in the town of Brumadinho....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Pinterest shares plummet on disappointing 2019 revenue forecast Pinterest Inc on Thursday forecast 2019 revenue broadly in line with Wall Street targets, disappointing investors who had expected more from the freshly public, high flying stock, and sending its shares down 16 percent....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Conrad Black says his good relationship with Trump was secondary to pardon decision Black recently wrote a glowing book called "Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other." Their relationship, which Black described as good but not intimate, was secondary when it came to the pardon, he said....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Nats' Sánchez strains hamstring, will go on injured list Nationals pitcher Aníbal Sánchez will go on the injured list after leaving in the second inning of Washington's 7-6 win against the New York Mets        ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Scientists bio-hacked E. coli to create synthetic life Escherichia coli, nobody’s favorite dinner guest, just had the distinction of becoming the first living organism to have its entire DNA code successfully replaced with a synthetic genome. We’ve played with nature’s creations before, but this is the f...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Mexican consulates to perform same-sex marriages Mexico's foreign affairs secretary has instructed the country's consulates throughout the world to allow all citizens, regardless of gender, to marry in their offices....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Mexican cartel drug trafficker sentenced in Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — The head of the U.S. arm of the cocaine transportation and distribution network of Edgar Valdez-Villareal, also known as La Barbie, has been sentenced to federal prison for trafficking cocaine and money laundering. In a news release Th...
02:13, 05/17/2019

F-16 fighter crashes into California warehouse, pilot ejects RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an F-16 fighter jet has crashed into a warehouse just outside of Southern California’s March Air Reserve Base. Maj. Perry Covington, director of public affairs at the base, says the pilot ejected before ...
02:13, 05/17/2019

The Latest: House Democrats OK bill boosting health care law WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House health care legislation (all times local): 6 p.m. Democrats have pushed legislation through the House that would buttress the 2010 health care law and curb prescription drug prices. But the bill has no chance of ...
02:13, 05/17/2019

San Francisco area homeless count increases by double digits SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal count shows the number of homeless people increased by double-digit percentages in three San Francisco Bay Area counties over two years. In San Francisco, the number of homeless people jumped 17% to more than 8,000 in 2...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Mid-major to millions: Ja Morant’s life is changing quickly CHICAGO (AP) — Here’s how much everything has changed for Ja Morant in the last 12 months: He’s gone from being considered the No. 3 option at Murray State to the possible No. 2 pick in the NBA draft. Put another way, he’s a player ...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Issuing 5G Trial Spectrum to Telcos a Part of DoT's 100-Day Agenda The 100-day action plan prepared by the Department of Telecom (DoT) has put 5G technology trials and its experimentation with spectrum on top of the agenda of the new government....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Wilder rebuked by WBC for Breazeale comments Mauricio Sulaiman, the president of the WBC, said the sanctioning body will hold a hearing to address comments by heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who has talked about possibly killing Dominic Breazeale during Saturday's fight....
02:39, 05/17/2019

Koepka's 63 ties PGA mark, sets course record Brooks Koepka is the first player to shoot 63 in consecutive years at major championships, setting the course record at Bethpage Black with a 35-foot birdie on the final hole....
02:39, 05/17/2019

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
02:39, 05/17/2019

5 top Latin artists heating up the charts in 2019 In 2017, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s smash “Despacito” proved that you could sing and rap in Spanish and still completely dominate the US pop landscape. Then, last year, Latin stars J Balvin and Bad Bunny helped Cardi B score the song of the summer...
02:52, 05/17/2019

‘Game of Thrones’: Who still stands a chance to claim the Iron Throne And then there were some. The multiple deaths in last week’s “Game of Thrones” have leveled the playing field of those in contention for the Iron Throne to a select pool of scrappy individuals. If they didn’t suffer post-traumatic stress disorder fro...
02:52, 05/17/2019

‘The Big Bang Theory’ finale leaves a legacy of famous guest stars ‘The Big Bang Theory” wraps its 12-season run with Thursday night’s one-hour finale (8-9 p.m. on CBS). TV’s top-rated ensemble comedy about a band of brilliant misfits has kept viewers laughing since 2007 with stars Jim Parsons (Sheldon), Johnny Gale...
02:52, 05/17/2019

LEADING OFF: Greinke exam, Turner tagged, CC faces Rays LEADING OFF: Greinke gets MRI after leaving early, Turner plunked 4 games in a row, Sabathia faces Rays after two testy outings        ...
02:52, 05/17/2019

Deontay Wilder’s talk of wanting to kill a man in the ring is ’regrettable,’ says WBC head The WBC heavyweight champion said of upcoming opponent and longtime rival Dominic Breazeale, "His life is on the line for this fight, and I do mean his life. I'm still trying to get me a body on my record."...
02:52, 05/17/2019

A Newly Discovered Mutation May Explain Why Some Dogs Can't Breathe Well As wonderfully cute as dog breeds like the French Bulldog look (for some people at least), it’s long been thought that these dogs’ distinctively compact skulls also make them very vulnerable to severe health and breathing issues. But new research out...
03:13, 05/17/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 Preview 1000-dollar phones are exciting, there's no denying that, but it seems like fewer and fewer people are actually buying them. At the same time, the number of decent phones costing half as much is growing steadily, and the Asus ZenFone 6 is the latest ...
03:13, 05/17/2019

Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dies Architect I.M. Pei, one of the most famous and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died at the age of 102. He was best known for his renovation of the Louvre in Paris, which at first attracted huge criticism....
03:26, 05/17/2019

De Blasio unites America — against his presidential bid Mayor Bill de Blasio pulled off an impossible feat Thursday by uniting Americans of all persuasions — against his quixotic presidential bid. True to form, de Blasio was late to join the Democratic primary field, and became the 24th person to announce...
03:26, 05/17/2019

The Las Vegas Aces Swung A Huge Trade For Liz Cambage The best big in the WNBA is on the move to what had been one of the league’s worst teams. Australian scoring champ Liz Cambage has received the trade from Dallas that she requested, though it won’t be to her reported favored team, the Los Angeles Spa...
03:26, 05/17/2019

Watch: Brewers' Christian Yelich hits MLB-leading 17th homer against Phillies Milwaukee Brewers superstar Christian Yelich belted his league-leading 17th home run in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia....
03:26, 05/17/2019

I.M. Pei, Pioneering Architect Who Designed Iconic Louvre Pyramid, Dies at 102 I.M. Pei, the world-renowned architect famous for designing the glass pyramid entry to the Louvre in Paris, has died, according to the New York Times and other outlets. He was 102. Known for his groundbreaking architecture, his influential structures...
03:39, 05/17/2019

Bad news, journalists: Robots are writing really good headlines now Journalism is hard. Hours of research and writing culminate with publishing a piece with little more than blind faith that it’ll be well-received. Most aren’t. And for those that flop, it’s typically the headline we start with when trying to diagnose...
04:00, 05/17/2019

A Bill de Blasio presidency would make America like the groundhog the NYC mayor 'killed': Mark Steyn Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential prospects are slim, but America would not fare well under the newest Democratic candidate's presidency if he defeated President Trump....
04:26, 05/17/2019

John Daly Is Still Driving, at the Tee and Wheel, After All These Years Daly, granted a waiver to be the second golfer ever to use a cart to get around at a major championship, got a hero’s welcome at the P.G.A. Championship....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Burkina Faso minister warns terrorists gain ground in Sahel The foreign minister of Burkina Faso is warning that terrorist activity in Africa’s volatile Sahel region is gaining ground and there is “a very real risk” of destabilizing the whole region...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Here's Drake's Response to Claims He Underwent Plastic Surgery to Get a 6-Pack Drake's physique is all natural... and he's not afraid to make it known. The 32-year-old rapper was most definitely feeling himself on Thursday evening when he took to Instagram......
04:39, 05/17/2019

Warriors rule Durant (calf) out for Games 3 and 4 Kevin Durant will miss Games 3 and 4 of the Warriors' Western Conference finals series against the Trail Blazers, coach Steve Kerr told ESPN's Doris Burke, in addition to missing tonight's Game 2....
04:52, 05/17/2019

'Water is what's killing people': Hurricanes could cause catastrophic flooding in Florida Floodwater forecasts and warnings are rising to the forefront among emergency managers across the Southeast.        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Weight loss surgery in teen years may improve diabetes, blood pressure outcomes After having weight loss surgery, a group of teens with obesity lost 26 percent of the body weight -- while the adults with obesity lost 29 percent of their weight...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Huawei's Hisilicon says it has long been preparing for U.S. ban scenario Huawei subsidiary Hisilicon said that it had long been anticipating the possibility that the firm could one day be unable to obtain chips and technology from the United States and had prepared to soften any impact....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Nissan's Saikawa to stay on as president, Renault chief to join board: sources Japan's Nissan Motor Co will keep Hiroto Saikawa on as president and will bring in the chief executive of alliance partner Renault SA as a board member, two sources briefed on the matter said on Friday....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Australian politicians woo voters on Chinese social media app WeChat Australia's longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews, is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a challenge from a Chinese-speaking rival in Saturday's election....
05:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human rights abuses, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI people....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Trump tells aides he does not want U.S. war with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump has told his top advisers he does not want to get the United States involved in a war with Iran, three U.S. officials said on Thursday....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro dead at 39 Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro — winner of the company’s 2005 “Diva Search” — has died, according to police officials. She was just 39. “This is just awful news,” wrote wrestling legend Mick Foley in a tweet Thursda...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Nissan's ProPilot 2.0 driver assist allows hands-off highway driving Nissan's ProPilot driver assist could comfortably control the car with little to no input already, as Autoblog experienced on a road trip last year, but it still required a driver's hand on the wheel. Now the company has announced ProPilot ...
05:13, 05/17/2019

New Yorkers react after de Blasio announces presidential campaign Mayor Bill de Blasio needs to court Iowa farmers, Texas truckers and Washington software developers if he wants to win the presidency — but he can’t even get the guy who makes his breakfast to back him. “He’s a real nice person, but he’s delusional!”...
05:13, 05/17/2019

Gannett and Tribune may restart merger talks after surviving takeover bids The two largest newspaper chains in the country, USA Today publisher Gannett and Chicago Tribune owner Tribune, may reignite merger talks, now that both have dispatched with hostile takeovers by smaller suitors. Sources tell Media Ink that there have...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Sony stock leaps on buybacks, partnership Investors sent shares of Sony up more than 4 percent Thursday after the electronics maker issued a one-two punch of good news, including plans to double down on its newly launched stock buyback program. The Tokyo company Thursday announced plans to s...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Vincent Kompany says Manchester City’s ‘lions’ ready to savage Watford • Kompany: ‘I’m so eager to play the FA Cup final, so motivated’ • City captain promises to keep team focusing on the priorityVincent Kompany says Manchester City will resemble a pride of lions against Watford in Saturday’s FA Cup final, with the cap...
05:52, 05/17/2019

Sunderland book League One final spot after cagey draw with Portsmouth After the darkness of the past three seasons perhaps there is finally light at the end of the tunnel for Sunderland’s long-suffering supporters.Faced with a vociferous Portsmouth crowd baying for blood with one fan ejected after appearing to aim a ki...
05:52, 05/17/2019

SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite launch again, for 'about a week' A SpaceX launch already scrubbed once due to inclement weather was postponed again nearly 24 hours later on Thursday, this time for "about a week," in order to update satellite software and "triple-check everything," Elon Musk's rocket company said....
06:00, 05/17/2019

What war with Iran would look like If the long history of military conflict teaches us anything, it’s that wars, like marriages, are easier to get into than out. War with Iran would be no exception....
06:13, 05/17/2019

Mum and me: a story of immigration and integration | Podcast Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty, the son of two Indian immigrants, explains why he felt so frustrated with a recent report from Tony Blair’s thinktank. And Katharine Murphy looks ahead to Australia’s imminent electionGuardian columnist Aditya ...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Trump's financial report shows earnings and losses but misses tax return details As the president continues to refuse to release tax documents, this filing is a yearly requirement and showed mixed business resultsDonald Trump’s 2018 financial disclosure report was released on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics, shedding ...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Nets expected to be contenders for Jimmy Butler Kevin Durant may be the Nets’ top target in free agency, but he’s not the only one. The feeling around the NBA is the Nets will have a very real chance to pry four-time All-Star Jimmy Butler away from Philadelphia. Finally having the cash and cachet ...
06:39, 05/17/2019

I. M. Pei, architect who designed famous Louvre glass pyramid, dies at 102 Pei's death was confirmed Thursday by Marc Diamond, a spokesman for the architect's New York firm, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners. One of Pei's sons, Li Chung Pei, told The New York Times his father had died overnight....
06:52, 05/17/2019

Children's Place to close up to 45 stores in 2019, but also opening new stores The children's retailer is closing 40 to 45 stores in 2019 but at the same time is open new stores to fill the void left by Gymboree.        ...
06:52, 05/17/2019

How the Trump prescription for drug prices transparency could make health care well again Requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose drug costs in television ads might stimulate debate on who pays for what: Our view        ...
06:52, 05/17/2019

A wonderful week of adventures in captivating Cuba “Why Cuba?” more than one friend asked when we told them about the trip we were planning. Why, indeed. Americans of my generation (I’m now 70) grew up on black-and-white TV images of a fierce Fidel, an angry Nikita Khrushchev threatening to bea...
06:52, 05/17/2019

Add ‘Surprise Billing’ to U.S. Health Care Worries A rare point of potential common ground for U.S. President Donald Trump and members of Congress from both parties has emerged on the topic of medical bills. Much of the debate over health care in America -- which unlike most rich nations doesn’t prov...
07:00, 05/17/2019

A bunch of writers—including the showrunner—just bailed on the Beverly Hills, 90210 revival Things do not appear to be well at America’s angstiest zip code tonight, with Variety reporting that several “senior” writers—including showrunner Patrick Sean Smith—have ditched Fox’s Beverly Hills, 90210 revival. It’s not clear yet why the Greek cr...
07:00, 05/17/2019

In sad news, Stan Lee never got to see Endgame Marvel’s made some of the highest grossing movies of all time, but none of it would’ve been possible if not for Stan Lee, whose characters form the spine of the sprawling universe. Lee died last year, but he’s still made a cameo in every single MCU m...
07:00, 05/17/2019

The world is ending in The Good Fight's season three finale In its third season, The Good Fight pushed the boundaries of its own universe. Characters broke the fourth wall; random musical interludes interrupted scenes; the story’s Big Bad was literally...Donald Trump. In its finale, the world is ending—from c...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abortion laws in the US....
07:26, 05/17/2019

Rugby Australia terminates Folau’s contract SYDNEY (AP) — Rugby Australia has terminated star fullback Israel Folau’s contract after he was found guilty of a high-level breach of the players’ code of conduct for a social media post that condemned gay people and other “sinners...
07:26, 05/17/2019

A separate war: Pioneering black Marines endured, prevailed GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — It took an executive order to break down barriers for black men to join the U.S. Marine Corps, and even then they still faced obstacles. But the pioneering men who broke the Marines’ color barrier in the 1940s now recall...
07:26, 05/17/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Dubbed the...
07:26, 05/17/2019

KHSAA Tennis Regional Finals Highlights Boys Singles: Paul Laurence Dunbar’s Matt Halpin defeats Tates Creek’s Zach White to win fourth straight 11th regional championship Girls Singles Scott County’s Olivia Gallagher defeats Henry Clay’s Katie Robeson to win third ...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Warriors rally from 15 down at halftime, hold off Blazers OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 37 points, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from a 15-point halftime deficit before holding off the Portland Trail Blazers for a 114-111 win Thursday night and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference fina...
07:26, 05/17/2019

APNewsBreak: Cardi B tops BET noms, Nipsey Hussle up for 1 NEW YORK (AP) — Hip-hop star Cardi B is walking into the 2019 BET Awards as the most nominated act with seven, while late rapper Nipsey Hussle scored a posthumous nomination. BET tells the Associated Press late Thursday that Cardi B’s nominatio...
07:26, 05/17/2019

San Francisco homeless population rises amid tech IPO boom The number of homeless people in the city, where the cost of living is more unaffordable than ever, has increased to 8,011 San Francisco saw a 17% increase in its homeless population since its last homeless count, with numbers rising to levels that h...
07:26, 05/17/2019

'I hid my scars for years ... I thought I was only good for horror movies' A terrible fire left Vicky Knight physically and mentally scarred. Now a film role as the victim of an acid attack has changed her life – and led her to love her bodyVicky Knight smiles, shakes my hand and sits down to talk. But she doesn’t remove he...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Missouri House expected to pass bill outlawing abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the state’s GOP governor is likely to sign it. The GOP-led House is set to debate the sweeping abortion bill...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Rugby Australia sacks Israel Folau for anti-gay social media post Australian rugby's governing body has terminated the contract of fullback Israel Folau for breaching the players' code of conduct. In a social media post, Folau said that hell awaited "drunks, homosexuals, adulterers."...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Businesses begin planning supply chain shake-ups in case Trump China tariffs stick Whether President Trump is bluffing or stating his honest opinion that he is comfortable with permanent tariffs on Chinese goods, businesses are increasingly deciding they need to start planning for the tariffs to be around for a long time....
08:00, 05/17/2019

New study says processed foods make us crave more calories What is healthy when it comes to food? That’s a question that many people struggle to answer on a daily basis around the world. How much sugar, fat, carbs, and salt our bodies need has been the topic of debate for, well, pretty much forever, an...
08:13, 05/17/2019

China’s lunar rover is helping to unravel a Moon mystery The Chinese space program started 2019 with a major milestone when the Chang’e 4 lunar lander successfully touched down on the far side of the Moon. It was the first time any country had completed such a feat, the landing itself was just the fi...
08:13, 05/17/2019

LG's custom chip is made to power AI in appliances and robots For the last few years LG has been pushing integration of AI features in all kinds of products with its ThinQ brand, and now it's designed custom hardware to enable on-device AI processing in "future robot vacuum cleaners, washing machines, refr...
08:26, 05/17/2019

Saudi Arabia is Blaming Iran for a Drone Attack Amid Calls for U.S. Strikes (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline in the kingdom, and a newspaper close to the palace called for Washington to launch “surgical” strikes on I...
08:26, 05/17/2019

How Watford can deny City treble glory "Manchester City face Watford in the FA Cup final aiming to complete a historic treble – but the Hornets could provide a sting in the tail for Pep Guardiola."...
08:52, 05/17/2019

England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Southgate "England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will not walk off the pitch in protest if they are racially abused by supporters following discussions with his squad and staff."...
08:52, 05/17/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct by sharing a social media post."...
08:52, 05/17/2019

Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border Democratic leaders have agreed to fund a portion of the White House’s emergency funding request to address the surge of migrants at the southern border, according to multiple sources. Top Democrats indicated to Republicans late Thursday afternoon th...
08:52, 05/17/2019

NASA Invites Media to Watch Drone Traffic Management Testing NASA is entering the final stage of testing its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) platform and invites media to learn more and watch drone demonstrations Tuesday, May 21, in Reno, Nevada....
08:52, 05/17/2019

Schools should have one meat-free day a week, says charity Soil Association calls for pupils in England to get ‘healthier and more climate-friendly’ mealsAll state schools in England should offer pupils a compulsory plant-based menu one day a week, under new recommendations to the government that aim to make...
08:52, 05/17/2019

414 Million Plastic Pieces Found On "Australia's Last Unspoilt Paradise" Some 414 million pieces of plastic, including one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes, were found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, a new research has......
08:52, 05/17/2019

Whale Deaths In US' West Coast May Be Linked To Arctic Warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
08:52, 05/17/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of 1997 quadruple murder A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a dispute over the use of a pickup truck....
08:52, 05/17/2019

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.        ...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Broccoli, cabbage and kale: leafy green hosts of a cancer-preventing molecule Your mother always said they were good for you. She was right. Researchers have found that these cruciferous vegetables contain a molecule with the ability to block cancer-causing genes....
09:13, 05/17/2019

|Richemontprofitmissesestimatesasonlineacquisitionsweigh Richemont reported full-year operating profit that trailed analysts’ estimates as the company consolidated its acquisitions of online platforms YNAP and Watchfinder....
09:13, 05/17/2019

PGA Championship: Many of golf’s biggest names lurking after first round The PGA Championship prides itself on being the best field in golf, and it doesn’t seems like those with pedigree are going to let Brooks Koepka run away with it. With the defending PGA champ getting into the clubhouse early with a scalding 7-under 6...
09:26, 05/17/2019

The local club pro who outplayed Tiger Woods at PGA Championship Jason Caron had just finished his PGA Championship opening round Thursday at Bethpage Black after having carded an impressive even-par 70 to stand tied for 17th — pretty good for a Long Island club pro — when someone asked what he thought about havin...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka not only PGA contender who’s getting stronger Danny Lee knew he had to get stronger and longer if he was going to be able to compete on the PGA Tour. So he spent the past year and a half lifting weights and working on his technique, hoping to gain the extra yardage that would allow him to compet...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Pound falls below $1.28 as collapse of Brexit talks looms – business live Theresa May on brink as she struggles to reach deal with Labour and agrees to set her own departure timetable 8.16am BST Investors have welcomed Metro Bank’s efforts to strengthen its balance sheet. Last night it raised £375m in a move it hopes will ...
09:39, 05/17/2019

Trump Wants to Torture Migrants With His Big, Beautiful Wall According to the Washington Post, President Trump has been very, very involved in planning how his fantasy border wall will look and what kind of damage it will do to those who try to cross it. It seems that Trump’s ideal wall would look and act some...
09:39, 05/17/2019

Madhya Pradesh Poll Officer Files Report On Pragya Thakur's Godse Remark The Madhya Pradesh chief electoral officer has submitted a report to the Election Commission over BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate Pragya Singh Thakur calling Mahatma Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse a......
09:52, 05/17/2019

Pragya Thakur, Other Malegaon Accused Told To Attend Court Once A Week BJP candidate Pragya Thakur and the other accused in 2008 Malegaon blasts have been told to be present before the court at least once a week for the proceedings of the case, a special court in Mumbai......
09:52, 05/17/2019

| Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management roles over coverage of music star turned politician Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu....
09:52, 05/17/2019

'The Big Bang Theory' series finale recap: A long trip ends up in a comfy, familiar home Spoiler alert: 'The Big Bang Theory' series finale offered surprises, but ultimtely celebrated the comfort and familiarity of longtime friends.        ...
09:52, 05/17/2019

'Big Bang Theory' finale: How Barenaked Ladies reimagined that classic theme song 'The Big Bang Theory' referenced its history in a creative way in Thursday's series finale.        ...
09:52, 05/17/2019

Unlocked Moto E5 Play drops to an irresistible $49.99 at Woot for one day only Motorola sells a lot of decent low-cost smartphones, many of which frequently get even cheaper than usual at third-party retailers like Best Buy under certain conditions and with various strings attached. That's actually not the case of the GSM unloc...
09:52, 05/17/2019

Update to Gboard makes it more visually appealing Google is pushing out an update to the Gboard virtual keyboard app for Android users. This includes support for Emoji 12.0, but only for those whose phones are running on Android Q. Some of the new emoji available includes an Otter, a service dog, a ...
09:52, 05/17/2019

Idaho State's Haley Harrison still fighting off the darkness Idaho State softball player Haley Harrison learning to recognize the darkness of mental illness following third suicide attempt        ...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Nvidia revenue forecast beats as demand for gaming chip rises Nvidia Corp forecast second-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as it expects sales of its graphics chip to benefit from a recovery in the gaming market....
10:13, 05/17/2019

World Cup: Sourav Ganguly, Sanjay Manjrekar Among Panel Of Commentators World Cup 2019 commentary lineup also includes the likes of Nasser Hussain, Ian Bishop, Kumar Sangakkara, Michael Atherton, Brendon McCullum, Graeme Smith and Wasim Akram....
10:13, 05/17/2019

This isn’t first time the Yankees wanted Kendrys Morales Fifteen years ago this coming December, the Yankees fantasized about Kendrys Morales’ swing taking advantage of playing 81 home games at Yankee Stadium. Morales was a switch-hitting free-agent first baseman from Cuba via the Dominican Republic and th...
10:26, 05/17/2019

WhatsApp, Security and Spyware: What Happened WhatsApp's revelation of a security flaw allowing hackers to inject spyware on smartphones raised fresh concerns about the security of the mobile ecosystem....
10:26, 05/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares shudder as Beijing talks tough Asian shares suffered a fresh bout of the shakes on Friday as tough words on trade from China's media drowned out upbeat news on the U.S. economy and corporate earnings....
10:26, 05/17/2019

News Analysis: Australia Longs for Bolder Politics as Beloved Leader Dies on Election’s Eve Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke’s death has thrown Australia into reflection, unleashing pride but also frustration with a perceived lack of vision in today’s leaders....
10:52, 05/17/2019

WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The U.S. Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, which was sank by a Nazi U-boat in 1942. (May 17)...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Italy Is the Canary in Europe’s Coalmine Rome’s problems are self-inflicted but Europe’s central bank should still offer a hand. Not to do so might mean turning a slowdown into something worse. ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Zona baseball beats Penn St. UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Coach Jay Johnson and the Arizona baseball team stole a victory on the road against Penn State. Here are highlights from Thursday night’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson:...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Children’s Peace garden vandalized TUCSON – The Children’s Peace Garden at Manuel Herrera Jr. Park is a place that was built for local children to come and find comfort. Monday, the garden was trashed by vandals. Pots and plants smashed, benches turned over and graffiti on...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Adopt This Pet: Meet Moxie! There is a new pet looking to be adopted, meet Moxie! She is a friendly six year old girl who loves to have her belly rubbed and play with tennis balls. Moxie walks well on a leash and gets along with all the other dogs at the Humane Society of South...
11:13, 05/17/2019

130 species, 187 miles and lots of energy drinks: Inside the World Series of Birding As the clock struck 12, the Meadowlands Marsh Hawks set out into the New Jersey night. But could they tally enough birds to beat their rivals?A white SUV ground to a stop near a sliver of New Jersey marshland, tires snarling against the gravel and sa...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world.Instead of “climate change” ...
11:52, 05/17/2019

'Israel left us with no choice': Folau sacked by Rugby Australia – video Israel Folau has been sacked by Rugby Australia after posts he made on social media in April 2019. The Australian back posted that hell awaits for 'drunks, homosexuals, adulterers'. The Rugby Australia chief executive, Raelene Castle, said it was a s...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Rita Ora gives acoustic performance in Cannes British pop artist Rita Ora gave an intimate, acoustic performance of her greatest hits at the Cannes Film Festival in France. (16 May)        ...
12:13, 05/17/2019

Padres' Ian Kinsler Appears To Celebrate Dinger By Yelling "Fuck All You" At The Home Crowd Ian Kinsler hit a three-run dinger in the sixth inning Thursday night to put his Padres up a run, 4–3, over the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates. That’s good, dingers are cool, who among us doesn’t get pumped and jacked by a mighty dinger? Do you want to ...
12:39, 05/17/2019

What The Fuck Are The Orioles Even Trying To Do Here? The Orioles are putting MLB on notice with a new standard of uselessness never before seen at this level of the sport. The latest example came on Thursday against Cleveland when they put together one of the worst plays in baseball history. Everythin...
12:39, 05/17/2019

Hearings begin to halt dolphin hunting in notorious Japan village Court hearings began to stop dolphin hunting in a Japanese village on Friday, with plaintiffs saying the grisly annual hunts, made famous in an Oscar-winning documentary, violate animal protection laws due to their "extreme cruelty"....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Carly Rae Jepsen: Dedicated review – dusky disco glories (Schoolboy/Interscope)With less of the belt-it-out bombast, Jepsen presents her more confident, seductive and cheeky sides – all are welcomeShe’ll forever be synonymous with Call Me Maybe. But Carly Rae Jepsen’s real trademark contrasts innocence – a...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Liverpool star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain given assurances over England future Gareth Southgate has claimed the Nations League Finals came too soon for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to earn an England recall but insisted "he's very much in our thoughts for next season"....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Labour declares Brexit talks dead as May's premiership crumbles Britain's tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday as the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch cross-party talks dead as Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership crumbled....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards deputy A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, adding that the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Turkey set to pass economic legislation before Istanbul vote: Hurriyet Turkey's government aims to pass an economic legislation package ahead of next month's renewed Istanbul mayoral election, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Friday, including the transfer of the central bank's legal reserves to the Treasury....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Migrants on the island of Lesbos find refuge on soccer field A 10-minute walk from Europe's largest refugee camp, across olive groves and open land scattered with thorns and wildflowers, sits a nondescript yet remarkable soccer field....
13:13, 05/17/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications team....
13:13, 05/17/2019

Man who sang about woman’s slaying sentenced to prison SOMERVILLE, N.J. — A New Jersey man who ordered pizza and posted a video of himself singing after killing a woman is going to prison. A judge on Thursday sentenced 20-year-old Tamar Reaves of Franklin Township to 27 years behind bars. He must serve 2...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Trade War Felt In Kentucky (LEX 18)– Businesses in Kentucky are already feeling the impact of President Donald Trump’s trade war with China. The automotive industry is crucial in the Bluegrass with Toyota’s Georgetown plant employing so many, but as the trade...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Cross-party Brexit talks break down in Britain LONDON (AP) — Cross-party talks in Britain aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal have broken down without agreement. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says the talks with Prime Minister Theresa May’s government have “gone ...
13:13, 05/17/2019

For trans people, gender-swap photo filters are no mere game NEW YORK (AP) — Snapchat’s new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger isn’t necessarily fun and games for transgender people. Some say it reduces their very real and often painful experiences...
13:13, 05/17/2019

UK talks on compromise Brexit deal end without agreement as Labour leader says they have ‘gone as far as they can’ LONDON (AP) — UK talks on compromise Brexit deal end without agreement as Labour leader says they have ‘gone as far as they can’...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Egypt deports 33 Sudanese migrants trying to reach Libya CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt has deported 33 Sudanese migrants who were trying to reach Libya to head onward to Europe. Cairo airport officials said on Friday the Sudanese were arrested earlier this month in the western coastal city of Marsa Matruh, not...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Hello Summer It’s mid May and still spring but with a round of very summery weather in the making welcome to…. sprummer? We’ll see consistent highs well above average this weekend and into next week- in the mid to upper 80s. Lexington’s re...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Singapore PM says call to curb online violence ‘effective’ SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms is an “effective” response to the New Zealand mosque attacks, but stopped short of endorsi...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Filing: Persons in Trump circle, Congress asked Michael Flynn about disrupting Russia probe Former national security adviser Michael Flynn received said people linked to the Trump administration and Congress tried to interfere with the Justice Department's Russia investigation, a new filing shows....
13:26, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Switzerland plans partial privatisation of energy supplier Axpo Switzerland is preparing to part-privatise Axpo, the country's largest electricity producer, by allowing private investors to buy up to 49% of the company, documents published by local government authorities show....
13:26, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Deere profit misses; cuts FY19 profit and sales outlook Deere & Co on Friday reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit and cut its full-year outlook, as an escalating trade war between the United States and China threatens to hit U.S. exports of key commodities, hurting farm incomes and demand for D...
13:26, 05/17/2019

How the Nationals won a series for the first time in a month It has been a grim start for Washington, but with Gerardo Parra providing a spark Thursday, the Nats and their fans finally have something to shout about....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Asus’ new Zenfone 6 has a flip-up camera and a 5,000mAh battery We’ve seen some whacky implementations from phone makers to overcome the notch: pop-up camera, pizza shaped-camera, and even a rotating camera. Now, Asus has added another method to the list by placing a flip-up camera into their latest flagship, the...
13:26, 05/17/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
13:26, 05/17/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsAs strict anti-abortion laws spread across the US, pro-choice Americans are organizing on multiple fronts to protect women’...
13:39, 05/17/2019

This High-Protein Breakfast Recipe May Help You Shed Kilos (Video) Food YouTuber, Manjula Jain on her channel Manjula's Kitchen talks about incredibly healthy and nutritious oats dosa and how to make it at home without putting extra efforts....
13:39, 05/17/2019

Backyard chickens likely cause of Salmonella outbreaks: CDC NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says backyard chickens likely are behind the Salmonella outbreaks in 21 states. The Tennessean reports the Thursday announcement says five people have been hospitalized and about a qua...
13:39, 05/17/2019

London Bridge inquest: Heroic nurse killed in terror attack set upon by all three knifemen as she tended victim A heroic nurse who died in the London Bridge terror attack told friends she "had to help" moments before she was fatally stabbed while tending to one of the victims, the inquest heard today....
13:52, 05/17/2019

Promoted: Jack Butel targets strong British GT Snetterton result Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Jack Butel is confident of a strong performance in the second British GT meeting of the season, which is taking place at Snetterton this weekend...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Guidemaster: Ars picks the best wireless keyboards you can buy in 2019 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Sometimes the default just doesn't cut it, and that's often true when it comes to keyboards. Whether you're working on a desktop or a laptop, the keyboard you were given or the keyboard built into the machine m...
14:13, 05/17/2019

| England's Vunipola faces race against time for RWC England prop Mako Vunipola is in danger of missing the World Cup later this year after being ruled out of action for at least three months due to a hamstring injury....
14:13, 05/17/2019

Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 to get cheaper Core i5 models with 16GB of RAM It seems that Microsoft is planning useful new spins on both the Surface Pro 6 and 15-inch Surface Book 2, with the introduction of Core i5 processor models that have 16GB of system memory.Previously, if you wanted 16GB of memory, you had to choose o...
14:13, 05/17/2019

8 interesting developments in IoT technology We live in a world where technology is rapidly taking over our lives, like literally. Getting up in the morning we have our handheld devices at disposal, helping us, guiding us and informing us about our new and ‘upgraded’ lives. The In...
14:13, 05/17/2019

Astell & Kern's new hi-res music players soothe your ears and tear your pockets The convenience of a streaming service for your music is all well and good, but when it comes to quality, you still can't beat dedicated hi-res tracks if you're going all-digital. Enter Astell & Kern's two new portable music playe...
14:13, 05/17/2019

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on Boxing News....
14:13, 05/17/2019

BMW launches limited-run M5 Edition 35 Years BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Anniversary version of 616bhp M5 Competition super saloon gets exclusive trim and design features BMW will celebrate 35 years of its M5 super saloon with a limited-run reworking of the 616bhp M5 Competition. The BMW M5 Edit...
14:26, 05/17/2019

Deere blames escalating trade war for worsening outlook An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China threatens to hit U.S. exports of key commodities, hurting farm incomes and demand for Deere's equipment....
14:26, 05/17/2019

Cazorla earns Spain recall after resurgence at Villarreal "Villarreal midfielder Santi Cazorla earned a surprise recall on Friday to the Spain national squad for the first time in four years following a nightmare run of injuries."...
14:26, 05/17/2019

MLB Weekend Watch: Picks, analysis on the top matchups The Red Sox try to cool off the Astros, Josh Bell's power meets Chris Paddack's nastiness, and the Yanks and Rays play for first place. Here's your guide to it all....
14:26, 05/17/2019

Inside the relationship that unleashed Steph Curry's greatness Before the Warriors guard could inspire a generation to believe that no shot was impossible, he had to believe it himself. This is the story of the coach who instilled that belief....
14:26, 05/17/2019

NASCAR fans get the racing they deserve A typical criticism of NASCAR racing is that it's just a bunch of people “driving in circles for two hours.” It’s a critique borne out of ignorance as much as it is a dislike of the sport. The reality is, operating a 3,400-pound race car at speeds ov...
14:26, 05/17/2019

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and Antonio Conte favourites to replace Max Allegri at Juventus Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and former Chelsea coach Antonio Conte are among the early favourites to take over from Massimiliano Allegri at Juventus...
14:26, 05/17/2019

Watford FA Cup Final defeat hit Graham Taylor really hard... being beaten at Wembley sticks with you If you lose any game at Wembley, it is devastating. It is the worst place to be beaten. But it is strange because you should be pleased to a degree at having got there....
14:26, 05/17/2019

Pixel 3a XL review: the cheaper Google phone to buy Great camera, top software, OK battery and performance, in a plastic body that’s a bit too wideWith a price-tag of £469, the Pixel 3a XL tries to offer the best of Google, but costing £400 less than its top-end siblingThe bigger brother of Google’s o...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Cardi B tops BET Awards nominations, Nipsey Hussle up for one Drake’s No. 1 hit, “Nice for What,” is up for video of the year along with Childish Gambino’s “This Is America" and other clips.        ...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Sweet food, bitter effect in India and Bangladesh Diabetes is becoming increasingly prevalent in India and Bangladesh, highlighting a need for better health care as fast food and sweet drinks gain popularity. The illness is already among the top 10 causes of death here....
14:52, 05/17/2019

German biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier retires Two-time Olympic champion Laura Dahlmeier has announced her retirement at the age of 25. The German biathlon professional said she no longer had the motivation to compete at the top level....
14:52, 05/17/2019

E-scooters can hit German streets after upper house approval The German Bundesrat has voted to allow electric scooters on the country's roads and bike paths. The UK is now the only major European country yet to approve their use....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Defending against flood in Bosnia and Herzegovina Five years ago, flooding in the Vrbas River Basin devastated Bosnia and Herzegovina. As climate change makes such extreme weather ever-more likely, the small country is making sure it's better prepared....
14:52, 05/17/2019

"Outsiders Are Threatening Voters In Varanasi": BSP Chief Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that outsiders are being used to lure and threaten voters in Varanasi to ensure a win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked why the Election Commission (EC) was......
14:52, 05/17/2019

"Ab Ki Baar 300 Paar...": PM Calls For Second Term At Rally On the last day of campaign for Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he is sure of the BJP-led ruling dispensation winning over 300 seats....
14:52, 05/17/2019

|Documents'deliberately'alteredtoawardlocomotivecontracttoChinaSouthRail,Zondoinquiryhears Former Transnet executives had amended a business case to procure 100 locomotives so that it would favour China South Rail in tender processes, the state capture commission of inquiry heard....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Deontay Wilder's comments about opponent's death 'against the spirit of our sport,' WBC president says Boxing star Deontay Wilder’s comments about his upcoming bout with Dominic Breazeale were “against the spirit of our sport,” WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said on social media Thursday....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Ex-MLB star Daisuke Matsuzaka disciplined by Japanese team for playing golf on practice day: report Former Major League Baseball star Daisuke Matsuzaka was reportedly disciplined by his Japanese league team for playing golf on a scheduled practice day....
14:52, 05/17/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold struggles for direction as dollar firms, equities dip Gold price were mostly unchanged on Friday after a steep fall in the previous session, with gains curbed by a firmer dollar and a pullback in global equities on U.S.-China trade tensions offering support....
14:52, 05/17/2019

ECB has given Carige "about a month" to find a market solution-source The European Central Bank has given troubled Italian lender Carige "about a month" to find an alternative buyer after U.S. asset manager BlackRock pulled out of a proposed rescue bid for the lender, a source close to the matter said on Friday....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey and author Isabella Tree. Continue reading......
15:00, 05/17/2019

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That way, young people will enjoy a great education with less debt and better financial outcomes....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Isco and Cazorla back with Spain; Luis Enrique still absent Isco and Cazorla back with Spain's national team for next month's European Championship qualifiers        ...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President Bashar al-Assad uses to crack down on opposition....
15:26, 05/17/2019

Africa's coolest city destinations Many visitors head to Africa for safaris and natural scenery, but its cities pulse with an urban cultural beat you'll love. Here are four spots you shouldn't miss....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Take Your Pick of Two Discounted Anker Portable Projectors Anker, as you probably know by now, makes a lot of ton of cool stuff. And today only, you can save big on two of their best portable projectors....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Confused by EU elections? Brexit makes it worse, candidate says The delay to Britain's departure from the European Union has only confused voters who already have little enthusiasm for European Parliament elections, according to Socialist lead candidate Frans Timmermans....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Collapse of Brexit talks a very negative development: Irish PM The collapse of talks between Britain's two main parties aimed at finding a way to leave the European Union with the support of a majority of lawmakers is a very negative development, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday....
15:52, 05/17/2019

NASA details the most distant world we've ever observed Back in February, NASA released the clearest images of Ultima Thule -- the Kuiper Belt object New Horizons got close to in a flyby, which makes it the farthest world we've ever explored. Now, the New Horizons team has published the first scienti...
15:52, 05/17/2019

'Minecraft Earth' makes the world your augmented reality playground Microsoft wants you to see Minecraft everywhere you look: a virtual tree on your lawn, a life-sized castle sticking through your house and an elaborate cave system hidden beneath your local park. This is Minecraft Earth, a free-to-play version of one...
15:52, 05/17/2019

Garmin's latest GPS is designed for off-road explorers With GPS now a basic cell phone feature, and more vehicles rolling off the production lines with built-in satnav systems, the role of standalone satellite-navigation devices is diminishing. Why have an extra bit of kit in your car that needs addition...
15:52, 05/17/2019

David Cameron’s Book Isn’t Out Yet. The Scathing Commentary Is. News of an autobiography from the former prime minister who left Britain the Brexit mess attracted a digital stream of creative mockery and vulgarity....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 "Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships."...
16:00, 05/17/2019

U.K. Labour Party Leader Ends Brexit Talks With Government Without a Compromise (LONDON) — Talks between Britain’s government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Trump says he hopes there is no war with Iran — a more cautious tone than his advisers U.S. President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage — a historic first for Asia Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Money in the Bank will tell us just how far WWE is pushing Becky Lynch Money in the Bank needs to start earning WWE some cache with its audience. Television ratings have been in a downturn recently as WWE gets ready for its most important pay-per-view outside of the Big Four. Nearly all WWE’s major singles champio...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Warriors' Durant out at least another week Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant is not yet ready to resume on-court work and will be re-evaluated in a week, the team announced Thursday, shortly before Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Soccer: U.S. women thrash New Zealand 5-0 in World Cup warmup Carli Lloyd scored a brace of goals as the United States women thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in a friendly in St Louis on Thursday to extend their winning run to five games ahead of their World Cup title defense in France....
16:13, 05/17/2019

You may be 'settling' for an imperfect partner – but life is full of compromise | Oliver Burkeman Every choice we make means missing out on something elseAs a teenager, Thomas Maloney desperately wanted to be a writer. Instead, he became what he calls a “bifurcator”: he studied physics, went to work for a hedge fund, and now writes novels in his ...
16:26, 05/17/2019

My partner drinks too much His problems are not your responsibility – don’t think you can save him, says Annalisa BarbieriI’m an 18-year-old girl about to start my final exams at school. I feel as if my life is going remarkably well; I’m happy, I’m getting along well with my p...
16:26, 05/17/2019

Stephen Shore's Los Angeles – in pictures Photo London has named Stephen Shore as its master of photography for 2019. New work will be shown at Somerset House alongside this classic series Los Angeles, which features 60 photographs taken in one day in 1969 Continue reading......
16:26, 05/17/2019

Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm When your game tops a hundred million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That’s the case with the creators, or rather stewards, of Minecraft at Microsoft, where the game has become a product category unto itself. An...
16:39, 05/17/2019

Soaring oil prices cast shadow on US ahead of Opec meeting Risk to oil market of three simultaneous disruptions becomes lobbying point for Iran and LibyaIn November 2018, Donald Trump tweeted: “Oil prices getting lower … a tax cut for America and the world! Enjoy! $54 … Thank you to Saudi Arabia.”Five months...
16:39, 05/17/2019

Madonna gets into Eurovision groove in Tel Aviv despite Palestinian criticism Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel Aviv on Thursday....
16:39, 05/17/2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprises to Buy Cray for $1.3 Billion Hewlett Packard Enterprise agreed to buy supercomputer maker Cray in a deal valued at about $1.3 billion, as part of efforts to invest in high-performance computing....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Pep Guardiola apologises to anyone offended by Manchester City plane song • Guardiola rules out swapping City for Juventus• Manager says ‘right now we are innocent’ in Uefa inquiryPep Guardiola offered an apology to anyone offended by the chant sung on the plane carrying Manchester City players and staff back from their ti...
16:52, 05/17/2019

NYPD Commander Texted 'Not a Big Deal' After Being Told of Eric Garner's Death A Staten Island police commander involved in the arrest of Eric Garner, the black man who died after an NYPD officer put him in a chokehold for allegedly selling loose cigarettes in 2014, assured one of his officers that Garner’s death was “not a big...
16:52, 05/17/2019

New Hermeus supersonic aircraft would make NY-London trip in 90 minutes Aerospace company Hermeus unveiled plans to develop an aircraft that could travel at speeds of up to Mach 5 -- cutting travel time from New York to London from 7 hours to 90 minutes. ...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Apple’s self-built 5G modem will cut device power and size, not prices Apple's engineering efforts to build a 5G modem aren't as much about saving money for itself or customers as building smaller, more power-efficient devices.Read More...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Greenpeace to receive $3 million in settlement with Russia Greenpeace will receive 2.7 million euros ($3 million) from Russia under a settlement reached between the Dutch state and Moscow, the environmental group said on Friday....
17:13, 05/17/2019

F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes Into California Warehouse, Worker Captures Aftermath on Video On Thursday, an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse near the March Air Reserve Base in southern California. The pilot ejected and survived, but roughly a dozen people inside the warehouse were sent to the hospital for minor injuries related to ...
17:13, 05/17/2019

A Battered but Unbowed Justin Trudeau Vows to Stay the Course in Canada His poll standings are in free fall, and a dispute with a female cabinet minister raised questions about his leadership, but the Canadian prime minister remains confident....
17:13, 05/17/2019

Eurovision fans hit the beach ahead of Saturday final Hundreds of tourists and concertgoers packed into a sea-front Eurovision park in Tel Aviv on Friday, soaking in the late spring sun ahead of the music competition's Saturday final....
17:26, 05/17/2019

Does the plastic housing of the Pixel 3a bother you? The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were Google's first phones to sport wireless charging, a feature sorely missed on their predecessors, but now we are back to square one with the midrange Pixel 3a and 3a XL that are unapologetically plastic and need pluggin...
17:26, 05/17/2019

De Blasio whines about New York Post ‘attacking’ his 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio claims he’s gotten under Donald Trump’s skin by entering the 2020 race — but it seems more like it’s the New York Post that’s ruffled Big Bird’s feathers. The Democratic hopeful was promptly grilled about the ba...
17:26, 05/17/2019

Teacher had sex with student in SUV behind hotel: court docs A 16-year-old boy told state police that a gym teacher in upstate New York sent him nude photos before having sex with him in a car behind a hotel, court records show. Lindsey M. Halstead, 29, was arrested Tuesday on charges of sexual misconduct and ...
17:26, 05/17/2019

Want to curb your robocall agony? Try these 3 things now Adding a unique ringtone to your contacts would signal that this call is from someone you know; also make sure to set them up in your contacts list.        ...
17:39, 05/17/2019

FIFA 19 TOTS Watch: Premier League Team of The Season Countdown and potential FUT updates FIFA 19 Premier League players will today be honoured as part of EA Sports Team of the Season squad. But before that, the developer is once again hosting TOTSWATCH around the UK....
17:52, 05/17/2019

Manchester restaurant accidentally serves $5,000 bottle of wine A restaurant in Manchester, Britain, accidentally served a group of three businessmen a $5,000 bottle of wine after they had ordered a bottle worth $290....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Mahagathbandhan Will Blow Away NDA In Bihar, Says Shatrughan Sinha The Modi lahar (wave) of 2014 has degenerated into kahar (disaster) in the last five years and the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar is all set to blow away the BJP-led NDA, actor-turned-politician Shatrughan......
18:00, 05/17/2019

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the New Orleans new terminal opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America's infrastructure sorely in need of major renovations....
18:00, 05/17/2019

After Huawei blow, China says U.S. must show sincerity for talks The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raised the stakes with a potentially devastating blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei....
18:13, 05/17/2019

Bilbao wins Stage 7; Conti keeps pink jersey in Giro Pello Bilbao won the seventh stage of the Giro d'Italia with a late attack while Valero Conti held onto the overall leader's pink jersey        ...
18:13, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Ordnance team on scene of California F-16 crash RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the crash of an F-16 fighter jet in Southern California (all times local): 9:05 a.m. A military official says an explosive ordnance disposal detail is on the scene of an F-16 fighter jet crash in Southern Califo...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Sheriff Back At Work Following DUI Indictment BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Breckinridge County Sheriff Todd Pate, who was recently indicted on a DUI charge, is back on the job. Pate was charged with wanton endangerment, tampering with evidence, and DUI after a crash. Police say he ha...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Kelly Stafford is 'right where the doctors need her to be,' husband Matthew Stafford says Kelly Stafford is “right where the doctors need her to be” following her brain surgery, her husband Matthew Stafford told a Detroit radio station Thursday....
18:26, 05/17/2019

Tennessee whiskey exports slump amid Trump tariff turmoil, report says Tennessee whiskey exports, which have climbed steadily in past years, dropped to $135 million from $197 million, according to the report.        ...
18:26, 05/17/2019