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'The overall picture is of little change,' the AA said on Wednesday, after reviewing unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund....

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All You Need To Know About Soluble And Insoluble Fibre Fibre is a complex carbohydrate, which we usually get from vegetables, fruits and whole grains. Foods that are rich in fibre are known to promote digestion by adding bulk to the stool. This helps in......
18:00, 05/16/2019

TIME’s 2019 list of “Next Generation Leaders” names 19-year-old Overwatch League pro Kim “Geguri” Se TIME’s 2019 list of “Next Generation Leaders” names 19-year-old Overwatch League pro Kim “Geguri” Se-Yeon, the league’s first female player. “Since I am the only female player in the whole league, I think there are a lot of people who look up to me a...
18:00, 05/16/2019

How Final Fantasy IX's Strategy Guide Turned Out So Horrible (And Other Answers From A Veteran Guide Writer) “The thing about strategy guide publishing is that it’s a parasitic industry,” says Doug Walsh, who spent 18 years writing video game guides for the two biggest publishers, BradyGames and Prima. Perhaps that’s why the infamous Final Fantasy IX guide ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

OK, But Do Dragons Ever Run Out of Fire? Game of Thrones has clearly lost its own thread, and I can’t help but feel held captive by the eight years I’ve already sunk into this series as I begrudgingly plod through its mercifully short final season. And yet, something wonderful happened in t...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Austrian prosecutors see little basis for case against Airbus: report Austrian prosecutors believe there is little basis for their fraud investigation into the Eurofighter consortium's $2 billion deal in 2003 to sell jets to the Austrian government, two media reported on Thursday, citing an internal report....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Lloyds defends CEO pay after investor anger at annual investor meeting Lloyds Banking Group has defended the 6.3 million pound ($8.06 million) pay package awarded to chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio, after criticism from politicians and investor trade bodies....
18:13, 05/16/2019

EU fines Barclays, Citi, JP Morgan, MUFG and RBS $1.2 billion for FX rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Japanese bank MUFG rethinks policy on coal-fired power projects Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will no longer provide financing for new coal-fired power generation projects after July 1, it said on Wednesday in a revised environmental and social policy framework....
18:13, 05/16/2019

New Jersey killer wants new trial over juror’s ‘LMAO’ post A New Jersey man convicted of his childhood pal’s murder says he deserves a new trial because of a dismissed juror’s “LMAO” post on Facebook about the case. Though the juror was booted before deliberations, Liam McAtasney̵...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Gilead CEO insists government patent for HIV prevention pill Truvada is invalid Daniel O’Day testified before the House Oversight Committee, which called a hearing after The Washington Post reported that the government had opted against filing a patent infringement case on the drug’s use....
18:13, 05/16/2019

CW Unmasks Batwoman's Powerful Trailer and First Details Batwoman is here and she’s ready to fight. The CW has released the first trailer for Ruby Rose’s turn as the new Caped Crusader, as well as released info about when she and fellow super-heroine Nancy Drew are going to make their major debuts this fal...
18:26, 05/16/2019

Trump Fulfills His Promises on Abortion, and to Evangelicals President Trump, through his appointment of judges who oppose abortion rights and his graphic language, is again speaking a language the evangelicals embrace....
18:26, 05/16/2019

France's Macron to meet Libya's eastern commander Haftar next week: presidency French President Emmanuel Macron will meet eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in the middle of next week to discuss how to resume peace talks in the country, a French presidential source said on Thursday....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Sudan opposition decries army's suspension of talks, sees growing anger Sudan's opposition alliance said on Thursday the ruling military council's 72-hour suspension of talks with protesters was a "regrettable" setback to efforts to forge a new democratic era following the overthrow of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Britain's May to agree departure after latest Brexit deal bid British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament, the chairman of a powerful Conservative Committee said on Thursday....
18:39, 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

Prannoy Roy Analyses BJP-JDU Chemistry, Bihar Mahagathbandhan's Chances Will the ruling Janata Dal (United) manage to pull off a win this time as well? Or the Rashtriya Janata Dal with Tejashwi Yadav, the political heir of Lalu Yadav, manage to bag votes? Will the......
18:39, 05/16/2019

Chanda Kochhar's Brother-In-Law Allowed To Visit US By Delhi Court A Delhi court Thursday allowed former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar's brother-in-law Rajiv Kochhar, a suspect in a bank loan fraud and money laundering case, to travel abroad for 10 days....
18:39, 05/16/2019

"Central Role" For Rahul Gandhi In Forming New Government: Tejashwi Yadav A coalition of progressive parties will come together to form the next government and Congress president Rahul Gandhi will play a "central role" in the formation of the new dispensation, RJD leader......
18:39, 05/16/2019

Rahul Baba Kept Mum When PM Modi Was Called ''Neech'': Amit Shah BJP president Amit Shah today accused Congress chief Rahul Gandhi of remaining silent after his party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar hurled abuses at Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Konta beats Venus to reach Rome quarter-finals "Johanna Konta beat a third American in the space of four days - and a second in the space of a few hours - defeating Venus Williams 6-2, 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the Internazionali BNL D\u0027Italia in Rome."...
18:39, 05/16/2019

VOTE: Who's going to win 2019 French Open women's singles title? "Can Serena Williams win her first Grand Slam since her comeback at the 2019 French Open, or will Simona Halep defend her first major title from Roland Garros last year?"...
18:39, 05/16/2019

I Need a Replacement For My Honda Element and it Can't Be Boring! What Car Should I Buy? George and his wife have a ten-year-old Honda Element that they love, but it’s time to move on to something newer. They have a healthy budget for a nice AWD/4WD vehicle, but she is adamant that it can’t be the “typical crossover” or have a boring col...
18:52, 05/16/2019

In Defense of Riding Shotgun A handy piece of advice to remember during track days is that no one will remember you driving slowly, but they will remember if you crash....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Israel gets three bidders for huge desalination plant Israel has received bids from three groups interested in building and operating a desalination plant that will supply more than a fifth of the country's household water and help battle shortages that could arise from climate change....
19:00, 05/16/2019

The Evolution of Online Eating Disorder Communities From Tumblr to Twitter Meme Online eating disorder subculture, pockets of the internet where largely young women and girls share inspiration and information on ED behaviors, has always been a black hole of calorie counting and exercising. Little has fundamentally changed since ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

A Photo Agency Took Photos of Prince Harry’s Bedroom From a Helicopter. It’s Now Paid Him “Substantial Damages” (LONDON) — Prince Harry settled privacy and data protection claims Thursday against a news agency that hovered over his home in a helicopter and took photos directly into his living room and bedroom. Harry accepted substantial damages and an ap...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Oculus Quest will have 1 million YouTube VR videos at May 21 launch If you're buying an Oculus Quest on launch day, there's no need to worry about adequate VR content: There will be over a million YouTube VR videos to watch.Read More...
19:00, 05/16/2019

The Souvenir Is a Haunting Portrait of Young Love People who want to tell the story of their youth usually write memoirs; seldom do they make movies. With The Souvenir, English filmmaker Joanna Hogg re-creates some version of her own experience as a film student in early 1980s London. Yet the movie ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Kyle MacLachlan’s Tribute to ‘Twin Peaks’ Co-Star Peggy Lipton Peggy Lipton’s performance as Julie Barnes on The Mod Squad made a huge impact on my whole generation. The show was decidedly not meant for our parents, and Peggy, who died on May 11 at 72, was a revelation. She represented a type of person not...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Polar Explorer Erling Kagge on Why Walking is the Key to Being More Productive Polar explorer Erling Kagge, the first person to complete the Three Poles Challenge, makes the case for moving slow in an age of speed in his new book Walking....
19:13, 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

Bob Newhart, aka ‘Professor Proton,’ bids farewell to ‘Big Bang Theory’ In 2013, TV legend Bob Newhart finally won an Emmy Award for his guest-starring role as Arthur Jeffries, aka Professor Proton, on “The Big Bang Theory” — after eight nominations dating back to 1962. “They were selling a bunch of computer nerds [to vi...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Play-off madness, Manchester City and Italy – Football Weekly Extra Elis James, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and George Elek discuss Frank Lampard’s Derby County, John Terry’s Aston Villa, Mike Dean’s Tranmere Rovers and Manchester City’s public misstepsJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look...
19:26, 05/16/2019

'Stop crying, Frank Lampard': Derby mock Leeds song in victory celebrations – video Leeds United's Spygate song came back to haunt them after their defeat to Derby County in the play-off semi-finals.In January, the Leeds manager, Marcelo Bielsa, had admitted to sending someone to spy on Derby and were subsequently fined £200,000 by ...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Silicon Valley Will Feel Sting of Export Restrictions Against Huawei The Commerce Department’s move to scrutinize U.S. exports to Huawei Technologies threatens to limit the Chinese company’s access to U.S.-made chips and other parts for its smartphones and 5G technology....
19:39, 05/16/2019

Walmart Warns Tariffs on Chinese Goods Will Increase Prices for Customers (NEW YORK) — Walmart warned on Thursday that higher tariffs on imports from China will mean higher prices. The comments came after the nation’s largest retailer reported its best sale performance at its established U.S. namesake stores fo...
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

Diners mistakenly served nearly $6,000 bottle of rare French wine The mixup happened Wednesday night when a couple ordered a $300 red but was served an almost $6,000 bottle of the same vintage, the restaurant said.        ...
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

Huawei to challenge U.S. export sanction which it says will harm America Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it will challenge a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to add the Chinese company to a export blacklist, warning the decision "will do significant economic harm to the American companies with which Huawei do...
19:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-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....
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

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's passage of the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation, signed Wednesday by Republican ...
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

Missouri Closing in on Being the Next State to Effectively Ban Abortion Not content with watching Alabama get all the attention, Missouri is now just a couple short steps away from instituting a heinous abortion ban of its own....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Oklahoma mom gets life in prison for attacking daughter An Oklahoma woman accused of stabbing her 11-year-old daughter 50 to 70 times, hitting her in the head with an ax and then setting their home on fire has been sentenced to life in prison....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Brexit and diesel fears stall car sales, says new research Exclusive Autocar survey finds sales being delayed by worries over Brexit and diesel As news of yet another monthly fall in new car sales emerged last week, there is strong new evidence that substantial numbers of car buyers are delaying purchases a...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Blockchain startups RepuX and JoyToken pull exit scam after raising $8M in ICOs Even thought it’s 2019, initial coin offering (ICO) exit scams are still being uncovered. The latest to surface has seemingly conned over $8 million from would-be investors. It appears that blockchain startups RepuX and JoyToken have conned investors...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Ellen Pompeo Slams The Bachelor Creator for Attacking Kelly Ripa Kelly Ripa, will you accept this famous supporter? Earlier this week, the LIVE With Kelly and Ryan co-host revealed she wasn't the biggest fan of Bachelor Nation. "You......
19:52, 05/16/2019

Barbie Is Getting a Major Fashion Award: The Many Times She Inspired Celebrities Come on, Barbie, let's go to the CFDA Awards. On Thursday, the Council of Fashion Designers of America announced the one and only Barbie will be honored with the Board of......
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

Sources: Cardinals' Peterson gets 6-game ban Eight-time Pro Bowl CB Patrick Peterson of the Cardinals won't appeal a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's PED policy, sources told ESPN. He will be eligible to return Oct. 20....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Broncos QB Lock: Flacco has 'been great to me' Broncos quarterback Drew Lock told TMZ on Wednesday that Joe Flacco has "been great to me." Flacco said earlier in the week that it wasn't his job to mentor the rookie....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Don't Send Joe Thornton To The Old Folks Home Just Yet On your typical playoff team that features a wizened old veteran looking for his first-ever championship, the old guy isn’t much more than a walking feel-good story, there to positively affect the locker room and take charge with the media. As the Sa...
20:13, 05/16/2019

Atlantique review – African oppression meets supernatural mystery Mati Diop’s feature debut forces young Senegalese lovers to choose between love, duty and servitude, then adds a surreal twist‘Some memories are omens,” says the heroine of this intriguingly ruminative and poetic movie from Mati Diop, making her feat...
20:13, 05/16/2019

FDA takes aim at 50-year-old guideline on frozen cherry pies Existing regulations say cherry pies must be made of 25 percent cherries by weight, with no more than 15 percent flawed or blemished. But those standards don't exist for any other baked good and bakers say the rules for cherry pie are stifling their ...
20:26, 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

A bunny sculpture by Jeff Koons just sold for $91.1 million — another sign that the art world is untethered from reality Koons effected in art what President Trump effected in politics: He choreographed a total collapse of the distinctions between achievement, fame, wealth, taste and success....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Who’s ready for a new Archie Bunker, live on your TV? Woody Harrelson is stepping into the iconic role of Archie Bunker as part of a 90-minute ABC special celebrating writer, director and producer Norman Lear...
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

Good samaritan describes alaska crash scene (KTUU/NBC News) Chuck Hanas was the first person to arrive at the scene of Monday’s fatal plane collision in Ketchikan, Alaska. He and his wife Colleen Nesbitt were aboard their boat, the “Hotel California,” when they saw a plane go...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Woman seen pushing elderly man off Las Vegas bus posts bail LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The woman accused of pushing an elderly man off a bus in Las Vegas has posted bail and is currently under house arrest, according to police. According to the police report, on March 21, 74-year-old Serge Fournier was riding an RTC ...
20:52, 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

Camp Fire, which killed 85 in California, blamed on PG&E lines LOS ANGELES — State investigators said Wednesday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. electrical transmission lines caused the Camp Fire, which killed 85 people in Northern California last year. The utility, known as PG&E, said in financial filings in Feb...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 is official: motorized camera, Snapdragon 855, $499 Aiming to take on the OnePlus 7 and Xiaomi Mi 9, Asus has just announced its latest smartphone – the ZenFone 6 – which offers flagship performance and a decent design without the typically-high price tag. In fact, the ZenFone 6 starts at just $499 an...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Fed Governor Says Central Bank Could Take Advantage of Trade War Inflation Lael Brainard, a Fed governor, said the potential inflation on imports caused by President Trump’s tariffs could help the central bank achieve one of its primary goals....
20:52, 05/16/2019

3 tips to protect your investments, whether you manage your money or hire an adviser Whether you choose to manage your investments or hire an adviser, here are three tips to ensure your 401(k) generates maximum returns.        ...
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

From advertising to A.I., Walmart is doing a lot more than just being a retailer You might only know Walmart as a place to stop to pick up milk or paper towels, maybe a few other things, on your way home from work. But the biggest retailer in the world is doing a lot more than just selling groceries....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning says she will not comply with new grand jury subpoena Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning said on Thursday she will not comply with a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks and will ask a federal court to quash it....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Rapper Pras plugs his album while proclaiming innocence in election fraud case Former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel appeared in court on Thursday and told reporters he is innocent of criminal charges that he conspired to funnel foreign funds into Barack Obama's 2012 presidential re-election, while also plugging his upco...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Game Of Thrones’ final season as written by fans would also be a mess Yesterday, we wrote about the fact that a contingent of Game Of Thrones fans angry with the way season eight has turned out have started a petition urging HBO to remake the final season with new writers. That petition has since gained over 400,000 si...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Ah, the Taco Bell hotel: a dystopian resort destination Next month, reservations will open for The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel & Resort in Palm Springs. The destination, which a press release describes as a “Tacoasis resort,” will run for a limited time, as the restaurant transforms an existing hotel into...
21:00, 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

Keanu Reeves makes a welcome cameo in Netflix’s Always Be My Maybe trailer The best friends-who-fall-in-love rom-com theme goes back even farther than 1989’s When Harry Met Sally (for example, 1982’s Best Friends). But the premise is about to get a welcome upgrade in the cleverly titled Netflix production Always Be My Maybe...
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

David Letterman chats with Kanye West, Ellen DeGeneres in new trailer for his Netflix talk show David Letterman’s been teasing his upcoming chat with Kanye West for a while now, but today we learned who else the one-time king of late night will dissect during his new season of Netflix’s My Next Guest Needs No Introduction. Ellen DeGeneres and T...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Chris Rock wants to torture us with another Saw sequel Hot on the heels of comic luminaries Danny McBride and David Gordon Green reigniting the Halloween franchise comes a Saw reboot from, of all people, Chris Rock. Deadline reports that Rock conjured up the story for the revival—which, we have to assume...
21:00, 05/16/2019

The Unexpected Drawbacks of Dyson's Cordless Miracle It was easy to get excited about the Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute, when it launched last spring. The cordless vacuum is “so good, it’s killing cords altogether,” wrote a Gizmodo colleague. I’ve now been using my Dyson Cyclone V10 for a year, and it mig...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Wall St. advances as earnings, economic data beat expectations Wall Street extended its rally in afternoon trading on Thursday as upbeat earnings and strong economic data put investors in a buying mood, with technology companies leading the charge....
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

A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Is Set to Execute a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and supporting the death penalty....
21:00, 05/16/2019

"Advance Alibi" For Poll Defeat: Arun Jaitley On Opposition Attacks Calling the attack on Election Commission by opposition parties an advance alibi for defeat, Union minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said India wants a better tomorrow and will not make suicidal choices......
21:00, 05/16/2019

Huawei says US ban is 'in no one's interest' Huawei issued a statement today objecting to the recent actions of the US government to effectively ban Chinese telecom firms from doing business within the country. "This decision is in no one's interest," the company said. "It will do signific...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Japan is running out of phone numbers We've reached the point where we're running out of 11-digit phone numbers. Japan plans to release 10-billion 14-digit numbers by 2021, in response to concerns that the country may run out of its 11-digit phone numbers by 2022. The rapid ado...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Robert Downey, Jr. shifts his smartphone allegiance to OnePlus Apparently, lifting a 49-pound block of cement by the OnePlus 7 Pro's pop-up camera wasn't the only publicity stunt the company has planned for its new phones. Today, Robert Downey, Jr. shared a photo of himself holding a 7 Pro and standing...
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

Epic Games offers up to 75 percent off select games in its 'Mega Sale' Tired of waiting for the Steam Sale? Starting today, you can find some of your favorite games for up to 75 percent off. The "Epic Mega Sale" runs now through June 13th, and during the sale, Epic Games is also offering an additional $10 off for every....
21:13, 05/16/2019

The cheapest Dyson sales, offers and deals for vacuum cleaners in May 2019 Dyson vacuum cleaners have become some of the most highly-sought after items in the home thanks to their excellent build quality, suction power and eye-catching design. So where are the cheapest Dyson sales happening right now?We've got you cove...
21:13, 05/16/2019

How stopping cell death may help prevent rheumatoid arthritis A new study in mice pinpoints a key cellular mechanism that drives forms of rheumatoid arthritis. Targeting this mechanism could prevent this condition....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Literally, No One Is Stopping You From Buying and Eating These 18 Candy Bars Are you snacking on a piece of candy right now? No? You do realize you’re an adult with a credit card and your mom can’t tell you to stop eating candy, right? If you want it, buy it! Right now, you can get a variety box of full-sized Snickers, Twix, ...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Varys May Have Left Game of Thrones Fans With an Important Finale Clue Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. The opening scene of the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones‘ eighth season saw Varys composing a letter to an unknown recipient revealing the truth about Jon Snow’s tr...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Mega Man, Street Fighter II Coming To Genesis Mini Sega has revealed the next batch of 10 games coming to its Genesis Mini console, including Capcom classics like Mega Man: The Wily Wars, Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition, and Ghouls ‘n Ghosts....
21:39, 05/16/2019

New Switch Discount Program Is Unnecessarily Complicated Rather than simply discount its digital games like every other video game platform, Nintendo is running a new Switch promotion where players can purchase special vouchers that can then be traded in for new games, turning the entire process into a con...
21:39, 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

Duterte recalls tops diplomats from Canada over trash war The Philippines recalled its top diplomatic leaders in Canada on Thursday after officials say the North American country has missed the deadline to take back truckloads of trash that was illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago....
21:39, 05/16/2019

Ed Woodward backs Solskjær after Manchester United post strong finances • Club posts revenues of £152.1m for the quarter• Executive vice-chairman says finances offer a solid foundationEd Woodward reflected on a “turbulent season” for Manchester United but the executive vice-chairman gave his unequivocal backing to Ole Gu...
21:39, 05/16/2019

Saracens confident injured Mako Vunipola will be fit for World Cup • Loosehead prop tore his hamstring in Champions Cup final• England’s first warm-up match is against Wales on 11 AugustMako Vunipola’s season is over but the Saracens director of rugby, Mark McCall, is confident the loosehead prop will be fit for Eng...
21:39, 05/16/2019

Opinion: Five-alarm fire: NHL playoffs show officiating, review process need significant overhaul After the Sharks' win against the Blues in OT of Game 3 of their series due to an illegal hand pass, it's clear NHL officiating is in crisis mode.        ...
21:52, 05/16/2019

The Mastermind Behind The College Admissions Scandal Used To Be A Crazy Middle School Basketball Coach The members of a middle school basketball team that represented a Jewish Community Center in Omaha, Nebraska, were not expecting the 2001 season to be an auspicious one. The previous season had produced mediocre results, and there was no reason to ex...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 has a flippable camera so it doesn't need a notch The Asus ZenFone 6 is the latest flagship phone from the brand, and it's bringing a full front screen thanks to a flippable camera that avoids the necessity of a notch.Instead of having separate front and rear cameras, you can just flip the came...
21:52, 05/16/2019

The Bachelorette's Luke Parker Will Be a "Controversial" Contestant We need to talk about The Bachelorette's Luke Parker. Luke, aka Luke P. on the series (you can never have too many Lukes), got the first impression rose from Hannah Brown in The......
21:52, 05/16/2019

Small plane crashes in Dubai killing three Britons, one South African: statement A small plane crashed south of Dubai airport killing three Britons and one South African, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority said in a statement on Thursday....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers meet in Havana on Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister met with her Cuban counterpart in Havana on Thursday to discuss the political crisis in Cuba's longtime ally Venezuela and other issues after the island's Communist government said it was willing to help mediate....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Global survey finds drunkest nation in the world The Brits got us beat when it comes to boozing. A new study that checked the blood-alcohol levels of 35 nations across the globe found that people in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales consume more alcohol than drinkers elsewhere. (Britons...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Waiter serves lucky customer $5.7K bottle of wine by mistake This is high-stakes hospitality. A waiter at the upscale British steakhouse Hawskmoor in Manchester accidentally served a customer a £4,500 (about $5,700 US) bottle of red wine. The lucky customer had asked for the 2001 Chateau Pichon Longueville Con...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Take 20% Off One Full-Price Item at Backcountry If you’ve been eyeing something special from Backcountry, now’s the time to buy, since the outdoor retailer is taking 20% off one full-price item of your choosing with promo code TAKE20MAY....
22:13, 05/16/2019

Sweet Home Alabama? I have a complicated relationship with Alabama because Alabama is a complicated place. Though I’ve lived less time there than anywhere else in the world that could be considered home (fall of 1993 through spring 1997 and only two summers, ever), it i...
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

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Microsoft makes Google’s BERT NLP model better Microsoft AI researchers used methods laid out by in part by Google AI chief Jeff Dean for its MT-DNN achieve state-of-the-art language understanding.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

‘Climate change is the battle of my life’, UN chief tells students living on the frontline in Fiji The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres saw the frontline of “the battle against climate change” for himself on Thursday, by taking to the tropical waters of the South Pacific off the coast of Fiji, on a solar-powered boat....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Wrecker Transporting Fernando Alonso’s Wrecked Indy 500 Practice Car Also Wrecks We all misjudge things from time to time, like the third turn at Indianapolis Motor Speedway or the height of a tunnel in relation to a tall truck. Sometimes, we get several (literal) strikes in one day—like Fernando Alonso’s Indianapolis 500 practic...
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

Osama bin Laden relative mentioned in Sheffield United investor talks • Details revealed in court case between club’s co-owners• Possibility of Saudi-based investment discussed in 2017 meetingA Saudi businessman related to Osama bin Laden featured in discussions about investors in Sheffield United, a court in London an...
22:52, 05/16/2019

Chip gear maker Applied Materials results beat estimates, shares rise U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc's reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and forecast third-quarter revenue and profit above estimates on Thursday, allaying investor concerns about slowing semiconductor demand....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Arsenal blast Baku as Europa League final host, with Mkhitaryan in doubt Arsenal will face Chelsea in the Europa League final in Baku Olympic Stadium on May 29. The Gunners are unhappy about logistics and worried about whether one of their players will even be allowed to play there....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Trump unveils new US immigration policy President Donald Trump has unveiled new merit-based immigration policy plans that aim to increase the proportion of skilled migration to the United States. The policy is likely to face stiff opposition in Congress....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Are right-wing populists a threat to European climate policy? Right-wing populists have been gaining support throughout Europe and many of them deny the dangers of climate change. What does that mean for the future of climate policy on the continent?...
22:52, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Daly drives his way into PGA scene The Latest on the PGA Championship: Daly drives his way into the scene at Bethpage Black on rare exemption to use cart        ...
22:52, 05/16/2019

Republicans, Men and Christians Aren't Trying to Ban Abortions. White People Are News outlets across the country have characterized two recent bills that effectively banned abortions in Georgia and Alabama in a number of ways. Some media outlets have painted the laws as Republican measures while others have painted it as the bypr...
23:00, 05/16/2019

P&G unveils new $400 million R&D center, the company's largest in the world The new and improved Mason facility is 2 million square feet – twice the size of the Kenwood Towne Centre, a shopping mall in Cincinnati.        ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Ole Miss professor slammed over political tweet gets tenure JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Trustees of Mississippi’s eight public universities are granting tenure to a University of Mississippi sociology professor who was criticized for encouraging “acts of aggression” against Republican politicians....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Cardinals’ Peterson suspended 6 games for PED violation TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals All-Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson has been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy. The NFL did not specify Thursday which illegal su...
23:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Woman charged over birth control turns self in TURTLE CREEK, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on woman accused of forcing girl to get birth control implant (all times local): 4:05 p.m. The lawyer for a woman accused of forcing her friend’s 12-year-old daughter to get a birth control implant says the a...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Tesla is hurting but electric and self-driving cars are still a good investment Tesla is having a brutal year. But the company's missed sales forecasts and weakening demand shouldn't scare investors away from the electric vehicle business....
23:13, 05/16/2019

Global stocks gain after earnings, deal news, data; U.S. yields move up World stock markets were buoyed by deal-making news and solid earnings from Dow components Cisco and Walmart on Thursday while strong economic data pushed U.S. bond yields higher even as investors struggled to make sense of the latest developments in...
23:13, 05/16/2019

Should passports require male or female gender? Intersex Coloradan, states argue no Dana Zzyym was born with ambiguous physical sexual characteristics, identifies as nonbinary and wants a passport marked "X'' instead of "M'' or "F."        ...
23:26, 05/16/2019

TSA says personnel won't be coerced into border deployment: 'We're soliciting volunteers' The Transportation Security Administration says it will not force employees to relocate to the U.S.-Mexico border to help Customs and Border Protection but is asking workers to volunteer for the deployment, according to a senior TSA official....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Previously deported Honduran brings 6-month-old unrelated baby across border A previously deported Honduran man has been charged in a Texas court with alien smuggling after he illegally crossed the U.S-Mexico border with a six-month-old baby who was not his, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Yelich (2 HRs), Brewers pound Phillies Christian Yelich homered twice and had three hits, two RBIs and three runs scored, and Yasmani Grandal added a homer and four RBIs as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers won their third in a row with an 11-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thurs...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Cycling: Italy celebrates as Masnada wins stage, Conti leads Giro Italian Fausto Masnada won the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia as Primoz Roglic lost the overall leader's pink jersey to UAE Team Emirates rider Valerio Conti on Thursday....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Vale tells prosecutors there is the risk of rupturing of new dam in Minas Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA told prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais that a dam is at risk of rupturing at its Gongo Soco mine, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) from where its Brumadiho dam collapsed, leaving more than 230 people dead....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient fragment from 4.5 billion years ago It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.        ...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Cory Booker fundraises on back of Bill de Blasio’s 2020 launch Cory Booker is making a hard push for donations on the back of Bill de Blasio’s 2020 announcement on Thursday — in a bid to not get squeezed out of the Democratic primary debates. In order to qualify for the debate stage, candidates must either...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Gene Simmons of KISS visits White House, Pentagon Gene Simmons of the band KISS visited the White House on Thursday — but it wasn’t clear if the wrinkled rocker was meeting with President Trump. “Just another Thursday at the White House. ⁦@genesimmons⁩ is here. Said he’s visiting his ‘favorite secre...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Ex-Christie aide Bridget Kelly isn’t ready to go to prison for ‘Bridgegate’ Ex-Chris Christie crony Bridget Kelly still isn’t ready to go to prison for the 2013 “Bridgegate” scandal — she has asked a judge to delay her 13-month sentence until July 10, after her four young kids get out of school. Kelly’s lawyer, Michael...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray received his knighthood from Prince Charles on Thursday, more than two years after he was awarded the honor by Queen Elizabeth II        ...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Federer wins 101st title, beating Isner in Miami Open final Roger Federer became tennis' first repeat champion of 2019 when he won his 101st career title by beating defending champion John Isner in the Miami Open final in straight sets        ...
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

NYPD lieutenant texted ‘not a big deal’ after being told of Eric Garner’s death Text messages to a sergeant who had been present at the scene in 2014 were disclosed at disciplinary trial for officer Daniel PantaleoA senior New York city police officer involved in the arrest of Eric Garner, the African American man who died after...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Japanese man prepares for landmark case against dolphin hunts Taiji resident will testify in attempt to ban activity as part of charity’s legal challenge A man from Taiji, the Japanese fishing town whose annual slaughter of dolphins has drawn widespread condemnation, will appear in court on Friday in an unprece...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and d...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler poised to step down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is expected to announce his departure to employees Friday, Automotive News has learned....
23:52, 05/16/2019

Bruins vs Hurricanes NHL live stream: how to watch the 2019 Eastern Conference Finals online The 2019 NHL Playoffs are reaching the business end of things and we’re at the point where the Eastern Conference Finals are decided to see who will play for the 2019 Stanley Cup. You can follow our guide to getting a Bruins vs Hurricanes NHL ...
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

Navy SEAL pleads guilty in hazing death of Green Beret during Africa deployment A Navy SEAL pleaded guilty Thursday in the hazing death of a Green Beret soldier, detailing the late-night plot to break into 34-year-old Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar's room with a sledgehammer, put him in a chokehold and restrain him with duct tape....
23:52, 05/16/2019

Kenyan man in US illegally charged in deaths of 6 more Dallas-area elderly women A Kenyan man living in the U.S. illegally has been charged by Texas prosecutors with killing at least six elderly women whose jewelry and other valuables he stole, authorities said Thursday....
23:52, 05/16/2019

Oklahoma woman arrested for throwing billiard balls at boss after getting fired, report says A woman in Oklahoma who was fired for allegedly showing up to work intoxicated ended up getting arrested after reportedly assaulting her boss with billiard balls....
23:52, 05/16/2019

Vegas likes Warriors to win it all — with or without Kevin Durant Is there any doubt the Golden State Warriors can win the 2019 NBA championship even without Kevin Durant? Some media pundits expressed doom and gloom when Durant injured his calf in Game 5 of Golden State’s series with the Houston Rockets. Though Dur...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Jets’ Maccagnan fallout: How Adam Gase fixes first mess on his hands Here are some thoughts and observations after digesting the news of the Jets firing general manager Mike Maccagnan and looking ahead to what’s next: 1. One area of fallout from Wednesday’s news that the Jets may have not anticipated was the reporting...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' blows Cannes away Maradona isn't the only star in town – the Elton John biopic Rocketman blew the Cannes film festival away Thursday, with a warts-and-all movie about his wild rock 'n' roll years....
00:13, 05/17/2019

ObjectiveEd is building a better digital curriculum for vision-impaired kids Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools their teachers have to impart basic skills and concepts, the better. ObjectiveEd is a startup that aims to empower teachers and kids with...
00:13, 05/17/2019

The Meizu 16s offers flagship features at a mid-range price Smartphones have gotten more expensive over the last few years even though there have only been a handful of recent innovations that really changed the way you interact with the phone. It’s maybe no surprise then that there is suddenly a lot mo...
00:13, 05/17/2019

The new Motorola Razr looks tiny when folded, according to this video We’ve known for a while Motorola is planning on reviving its Razr brand, jumping on the folding phone bandwagon with its own take on the concept that far removed from Huawei or Samsung’s. Though we’ve leaked materials showing what the phone will look...
00:13, 05/17/2019

Here's Why Fans Think Trey Songz Just Became a Dad Congratulations may be in order for Trey Songz. The "Slow Motion" and "Chi Chi" singer certainly got fans talking Thursday morning when he took to Instagram and shared a......
00:26, 05/17/2019

Cleveland Browns' Kareem Hunt recalls reaction to assault video: 'Wow, it's pretty bad' Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt revealed his reaction to the video of him shoving and then kicking a woman while she was on the ground at a hotel last year....
00:26, 05/17/2019

U.S. House speaker: Congress has not approved war against Iran The Trump administration does not have congressional authorization to go to war against Iran, the Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representatives warned on Thursday amid escalating tensions in the region....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Guatemalan boy dies at Texas hospital a month after crossing border A 2-year-old boy from Guatemala died at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, this week over a month after being apprehended by US immigration authorities as he crossed the border with his mother, the Guatemalan Consulate said Thursday....
00:39, 05/17/2019

Google's how-to videos explain Assistant's accessibility features As part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google revealed a series of video tutorials meant to help people with disabilities set up and use their Assistant-enabled smart devices. The videos are available in a YouTube playlist, and so far they co...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Where's Zion Williamson? Not in Chicago for NBA draft combine workouts He's the top name on the list of combine attendees, but ex-Duke star Zion Williamson won’t be participating.        ...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Elton John joins Rocketman’s Taron Egerton for new song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” One of the benefits of doing a biopic for a musician that is still alive is that, when it comes time to record the soundtrack, you know you can probably cajole that artist into a sweet guest spot. That’s exactly what happened with the forthcoming sou...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Amazon's The Tick canceled after two seasons of wacky, heartfelt adventure As our own John Hugar recently declared, The Tick’s second season gave us “the show we were hoping The Tick could be all along.” Alas, it turns out the hilarious, heartfelt superhero parody will go out on that high note, as creator Ben Edlund has rev...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Judge orders FDA to speed up regulation of e-cigarettes A federal judge has directed the Food and Drug Administration to speed up its review of electronic cigarettes, saying the delays amount to a dereliction of duty....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from Eset reported earlier this week. The researchers, who continue to investigate the incident, said they...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel despite boycott calls Madonna will perform during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, it has been confirmed, despite calls for her and other stars to boycott the event....
00:52, 05/17/2019

AP Top Stories May 16 P Here's the latest for Thursday, May 16: President Trump seeks overhaul of immigration system; Congressional leaders hear about Iran threat; Chicago woman killed as baby is cut from her womb; New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is running for pres...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Death row inmate forgoes last meal, asks supporters to feed homeless Condemned inmates in Tennessee can spend up to $20 on a last meal before they are executed. Donnie Edward Johnson declined to pick one.        ...
01:00, 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

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

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidential spokesperson said....
01:13, 05/17/2019

Great Australian Bight: parties soften stance as voters protest over drilling With sitting Liberal MPs along coast under pressure from angry electorate, Coalition promises audit of regulator’s decision A last-ditch effort to win votes in key seats in South Australia and Victoria has prompted both major parties to make changes ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

Dow Industrials Rise, Lifted by Walmart, Cisco U.S. stocks advanced, boosted by stronger-than-expected earnings reports from Walmart and Cisco. The Dow was up more than 200 points in midday trading....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Another Six Months of Uncertainty for the Auto Industry President Trump’s dispute with China is hogging the headlines, with good reason, but he also has other targets in his sights, notably the German and Japanese car industries. These got a reprieve Wednesday, but only a temporary one. Worries are bound ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Fitch says Pemex measures 'very far' from meeting company's needs The financial package unveiled by the Mexican government earlier this week for Pemex is a step in the right direction, but still "very far" from meeting the state oil company's needs, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday....
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

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new 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

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

Lower growth in one key U.S. metric could hurt Apple's most profitable unit As iPhone sales turn sluggish, Apple is counting more and more on the installed base of iPhones for revenue growth. To make this transition from hardware sales to work, Apple has aggressively expanded its Services unit by adding Apple News+, Apple TV...
01:52, 05/17/2019

AG Barr promises continued support to Northern Triangle U.S. Attorney General William Barr says funding under his authority for policing in Central America’s Northern Triangle is not at risk under the Trump administration’s promise to cut off those countries for not doing more to control migration...
01:52, 05/17/2019

Using cart 'almost embarrassing', says Daly after riding Bethpage John Daly said it had been almost embarrassing riding a cart in the PGA Championship first round at Bethpage Black, where he limped and puffed his way around the long and hilly course on Thursday....
01:52, 05/17/2019

No. 1 Osaka pulls off two wins on busy day in Rome Top seed and world No. 1 Naomi Osaka won twice Thursday, defeating Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova and Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu in straight sets to advance to the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a war....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Liberals vote down attempt to launch probe into Mark Norman case Opposition members on the Commons defence committee forced a special meeting Thursday afternoon, aiming to start an investigation of how the military's former second-in-command came to be prosecuted on breach-of-trust charges....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson suspended six games for PED violation The Cardinals' star cornerback has started all 16 regular-season games since he's been drafted in 2011.        ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Hometown kid Hemric looks to fulfill All-Star race dream The idea of having any chance to earn his way into the NASCAR All-Star race this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway seems surreal for Daniel Hemric        ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Court ruling puts Guatemala vote, anti-graft fight in doubt A high court ruling barring a crusading former prosecutor's candidacy has turned Guatemala's presidential election on its ear less than a month before the vote, and raised concerns about what will happen to years of efforts to fight endemic corruptio...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Authorities say no injuries reported as F-16 fighter jet crashes into building near California air base MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say no injuries reported as F-16 fighter jet crashes into building near California air base....
02:13, 05/17/2019

School criticized for actor’s Arab headwear in safety drill HARRISON CITY, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district is defending itself after video surfaced of a safety drill that had a teacher posing as a shooter and donning what appeared to be a Middle Eastern headdress. The video appears to show the actor...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Zack Thompson Named Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalist LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky junior left-hander Zack Thompson has been named a semifinalist for the Dick Howser Trophy, it was announced on Thursday. Thompson is one of 26 of the nation’s top players in contention for college baseball’s prestigious hono...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Maximum Security Jockey Luis Saez Appeals Suspension LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez has appealed his 15-day suspension by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. He says the stewards’ penalty for failing to control the horse in the Kentucky Derby is “unduly hars...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Days after Kraft ruling, judge in Florida nixes spa video VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A judge is barring prosecutors from using surveillance video taken inside a Florida massage parlor in a prostitution case, days after another judge suppressed video in a similar case involving New England Patriots owner Robert...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Lincoln Co. Parents Concerned About New Learning Platform LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Some parents in Lincoln Co. are pushing back against a new program being implemented in the local middle school. It’s called “Summit Learning,”  an online-based program that’s backed by Fac...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Blaupunkt BTW-01 Review: Truly Wireless Earphones Under Rs. 6,000 The Blaupunkt BTW-01 truly wireless earphones are much more affordable than the current top options from Samsung, Apple, and Nokia, but how do they sound? We review to find out....
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

WhatsApp 'Will Never Be Secure', Says Russian Rival Telegram The Russian founder of popular messaging app Telegram has warned that WhatsApp, the world's top messaging app, will continue to be open to surveillance...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Opting Out: Some of China's '996' Tech Tribe Quit, Seek Less Stress The protests point to a mindset shift in the tech industry, whose penchant for long hours has been praised by Western executives as a reason for China's economic rise....
02:13, 05/17/2019

An F-16 Fighter Jet Fell Through the Roof of a California Warehouse First responders shut down part of the I-215 highway in Riverside County, California, about 60 miles east of Los Angeles, Thursday afternoon after an F-16 fighter jet crashed through the roof of a warehouse across the road from the March Air Reserve ...
02:52, 05/17/2019

BuzzFeed was right to point out the radicalization of child YouTubers After the Parkland shooting, the Left had David Hogg and the Right had Kyle Kashuv: two youngsters to promote their respective worldviews on the Second Amendment....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Renowned architect I.M. Pei dead at 102 I.M. Pei, the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102....
03:13, 05/17/2019

Renowned Biohacker Is Being Investigated for Practicing Medicine Without a License A NASA scientist-turned-biohacker celebrity and entrepreneur—who has won over mad scientists around the world for his anti-establishment science advocacy—is reportedly being investigated for practicing medicine without a license. Read more......
03:13, 05/17/2019

A Quarter of West Antarctica's Ice Is Now Unstable, Study Finds Stop me if you’ve heard this one before but the ice is screwed. New findings released on Thursday reveal that a quarter of the ice sheets in West Antarctica, the most vulnerable part of the continent, have destabilized. Ice loss has sped up fivefold ...
03:13, 05/17/2019

Now We Know Why YTMND Went Dark You’re The Man Now Dog, one of the earliest sites associated with web 2.0 internet culture, went dark sometime in the past few days, though exactly when or why was a mystery until just about an hour ago.Read more......
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

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

Jumaane Williams joins chorus of critics after de Blasio announces 2020 run Public Advocate Jumaane Williams ripped Mayor Bill de Blasio’s job performance Thursday — and declared that he was “ready, willing and able” to take over should Hizzoner skip town for his quixotic presidential run. “I ran to be public advocate, I did...
03:26, 05/17/2019

Kaapo Kakko Looks Like A Beautiful, Unstoppable Monster The projected second pick in the upcoming NHL Draft has been nothing short of dazzling for his native Finland during the ongoing IIHF World Championships in Slovakia. Kaapo Kakko, the 18-year-old winger who broke the Finnish league’s record for most ...
03:26, 05/17/2019

Watch: Baseball field invader briefly evades Braves security before taking huge hit A clothed man streaked around the field during an Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals game, managing to evade security, before taking a huge hit and being kicked out of SunTrust Field in Atlanta....
03:26, 05/17/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writing how she founded the movement in Selma, Alabama...
03:39, 05/17/2019

U.S. lawmakers blast Chinese rail firm amid cybersecurity fears China's CRRC, the world's top passenger train maker, was slammed by U.S. lawmakers during a hearing on Thursday to limit the world's top passenger train maker's access to U.S. projects amid security fears. ...
03:39, 05/17/2019

Australia's former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said....
03:52, 05/17/2019

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

Andrew Yang explains his universal basic income plan, why he is the anti-Trump for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told Fox News Thursday that he's "laser-focused on the problems that got Donald Trump elected in 2016," and thinks that his plan for a universal basic income will resonate with voters....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Trump immigration plan shows stark difference between GOP, Dems ahead of 2020 election, Matt Gaetz says President Trump's new immigration reform plan was wrongly criticized by Democrats, who in turn need to decide whether to be more serious about what's best for the American people and the nation's economy in that regard....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools Maine became the first state to ban the use of Native American mascot in all of its public schools on Thursday, setting a precedent in the nationwide debate over the names and depictions of groups used by amateur and professional sports teams....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka, Happily in the Shadows, Sets Bethpage Black Record The crowd was there for Tiger Woods, but Koepka shot a 63 in the first round of the 2019 P.G.A. Championship. He believes he could have done even better....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Viacom betting big that Pluto TV will rival Netflix, Amazon Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and…Pluto TV? Viacom boss Bob Bakish is betting big on a little-known startup to compete among a fast-growing crop of video-streaming titans — but media insiders wonder whether the millennial viewers he’s targetin...
04:26, 05/17/2019

Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer at Capital Exchange Event: "I am bullish on building" Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer joins incoming Freddie Mac CEO David Brickman, alongside CNBC's Diana Olick at the Capital Exchange, exploring the new realities of real estate. She is "bullish" because of demographics. "Now we have to learn ho...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Ex-CBS anchor Dan Rather calls Trump the 'biggest purveyor of fake news' Ex-'CBS Evening News' anchor Dan Rather blasted President Trump Thursday, calling him the "biggest purveyor of fake news" amid Trump's ongoing feud with the media....
04:39, 05/17/2019

WWE Legend Ric Flair Hospitalized for Health Complications Ric Flair has been hospitalized after suffering a medical emergency again. The 70-year-old WWE Hall of Famer, one of the most popular wrestlers of all time and also known as the......
04:39, 05/17/2019

Gavin Rossdale Makes Red Carpet Debut With 26-Year-Old Girlfriend Natalie Golba New couple alert! Gavin Rossdale has a special lady in his life and he made it known when he attended the John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum premiere last Thursday. At the event, the Bush......
04:39, 05/17/2019

Over 650,000 Game of Thrones fans sign petition to remake Season 8 Game of Thrones Season 8 has been… controversial. The final season for one of the most popular shows on the planet is its worst rated season on IMDb by a considerable margin. At the time of writing, episodes 3, 4, and 5, are the three worst rated epi...
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

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday that a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests died in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
05:00, 05/17/2019

China tells Turkey to support its fight against Uighur militants China has called on Turkey to support its fight against militants operating in China's restive far western region of Xinjiang, following criticism from Turkey about rights in a part of China heavily populated by a Turkic, mostly Muslim people....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Kevin Durant ‘not close’ to returning to the Warriors Warriors star Kevin Durant is “not close” to recovering from his right calf strain, ESPN reported Thursday. Durant was injured in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Rockets. He missed Golden State’s clinching Game 6 victory...
05:00, 05/17/2019

PGA Championship: Tiger Woods gets up-close look at Brooks Koepka’s dominance What Tiger Woods watched for the better part of five hours Thursday is what he helped create. Woods is as much the reason for Brooks Koepka’s existence on the PGA Tour as anyone. So it had to be a sobering sight for the 43-year-old Woods, watching th...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Slumping Keon Broxton frustrated over lack of playing time with Mets WASHINGTON — Keon Broxton had a vision of how things would go when he started the season. Reality, including the latest snapshot of him striking out with the bases loaded to end the Mets’ 7-6 loss to the Nationals on Thursday, has delivered a cold, h...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Einride's autonomous truck begins daily delivery test in Sweden Swedish AV startup Einride has begun testing its all-electric delivery truck on a public road in Sweden. As a part of a year-long trial, the Einride T-Pod truck began the first of what will be many daily freight deliveries this week in the city of J&...
05:13, 05/17/2019

State Senator wants to ban perverts from the subway State Sen. Diane Savino is joining forces with the NYPD to craft legislation pushing back against the scourge of subway perverts — including possible lifetime bans for the worst of the worst. The Brooklyn Democrat has sent her own proposal, which wou...
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

Why Renee Zellweger didn't discuss playing Judy Garland with Liza Minnelli Renee Zellweger plays Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli's beloved mother, in biopic 'Judy.' Minnelli has said she does "not approve" of the film "in any way."        ...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Bella Hadid, Priyanka Chopra go glam at Cannes Film Festival The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka in no mood to relinquish his US PGA title with round of 63 • Defending champion: ‘I’ve never been this confident’• Tiger Woods fights for a 72 after early mistakesBrooks Koepka is not the individual anyone would want to encounter when seeking a cure from illness at a major championship. Just ask Tiger Woods....
05:52, 05/17/2019

Jamal Khashoggi fiancee: 'The world still has not done anything' Hatice Cengiz criticises lack of action and calls for sanctions on Saudi ArabiaHatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist killed at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, has said she could not believe that no one had yet f...
06:26, 05/17/2019

In pictures – IM Pei's finest works IM Pei, one of the most celebrated and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died aged 102. The son of a prominent Chinese banker, he favoured stone, steel and glass in his creations that bore his hallmark geometry and reverence for light Cont...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Time to embrace boring Brooks Koepka’s greatness Accept and embrace him, people. Brooks Koepka isn’t going anywhere soon — other than to some more major championship winner’s circles. The 29-year-old Koepka — who on Thursday seized the opening-round lead in the PGA Championship with a 7-under-par 6...
06:39, 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

PhRMA: Drug advertising rules would confuse patients Pharmaceutical ads mandate also would ignore First Amendment and give short shrift to FDA, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America        ...
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

Instagram expands its Explore tab with Stories, IGTV, and Shopping Instagram is increasingly placing more of its eggs in its Stories, Shopping, and IGTV baskets, with the photography and videography-centric social media platform now bringing these features to an even broader audience.The Explore tab of Instagram &#x...
06:52, 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

Bob Schloredt, first 2-time MVP of Rose Bowl, dies at 79 SEATTLE (AP) — A College Football Hall of Fame member and the first two-time MVP of the Rose Bowl has died. Bob Schloredt was 79. The University of Washington issued a statement announcing the death on Thursday night on behalf of Schloredt’s fa...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Russia challenges chemical watchdog on naming perpetrators UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia is seeking Security Council approval for a resolution that challenges the global chemical weapons watchdog for setting up an investigative team with the power to name perpetrators of chemical attacks. The draft resolution...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Australian leader denies 2 Rwandans are massacre suspects CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister has denied media reports that that two Rwandan refugees resettled in Australia are suspects in the massacre of eight tourists in Uganda 20 years ago. U.S. news outlet Politico reported on Th...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Court being asked to stop dolphin hunts in Japanese village TOKYO (AP) — A court in central Japan is hearing arguments over whether dolphin hunting violates the nation’s animal cruelty laws. The plaintiffs in the case opening Friday are asking the district court in Wakayama prefecture to stop the permit...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Riley, Teheran pace Braves’ attack in win over Cardinals ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley went 3 for 4 and drove in a run, Julio Teheran pitched five-plus scoreless innings, and the Atlanta Braves won for the fifth time in six games with a 10-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night. Riley, who ...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Why Australians aren't happy with their leader choices Arrogant. Uninspiring. Out of touch. These are just some of the ways that Australian voters have described both of their prospective prime ministers in polls ahead of Saturday's national election....
07:26, 05/17/2019

Goldman Sachs makes biggest acquisition in 20 years Goldman Sachs just made its first M&A splash of the David Solomon era, scooping up United Capital in a bid to beef up its wealth-management business....
07:26, 05/17/2019

|GoldminersuesZimbabwecentralbankfornotpayingindollars Zimbabwe’s biggest gold producer sued the country’s central bank for $132m because it has been paying for the metal in a local quasi-currency rather than US dollars....
07:52, 05/17/2019

Germany to return Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum is set to announce plans to return the Stone Cross, a key cultural artifact, to Namibia. The cross, placed on Namibia's coast by Portuguese explorers in 1486, is a symbol of the country's colonial past....
07:52, 05/17/2019

Mexico: Journalist shot dead in Playa del Carmen resort A crime reporter has been killed in the Mexican resort town of Playa del Carmen, the fifth journalist slain in the country so far this year. He had been under official government protection....
07:52, 05/17/2019

In Tehran, specter of war met with more defiance than fear People in Tehran speak in hushed tones about what the coming days may bring. As geopolitical tensions crank up, talk of imminent conflict with the United States is widespread on the streets of Iran's capital....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Nintendo Switch Online subscribers can save up to $20 on two full-priced games Nintendo seems to have an aversion to ever dropping the prices on its games before it’s absolutely necessary, which is why a special offer announced this week comes as something of a surprise. But less surprising is how needlessly complicated t...
08:00, 05/17/2019

NASA just spotted the crash site of Israel’s Beresheet lander April was supposed to be an exciting time for Israel’s privately-funded space group SpaceIL. After years of development, SpaceIL’s Beresheet lander was poised to land on the lunar surface, which would have been a first for the country as ...
08:13, 05/17/2019

The dermatologist in Congress A year ago, Rep. John Joyce, R-Pa., was a full-time dermatologist alongside his wife in his hometown of Altoona. Becoming a politician was never his plan, but when a congressional seat opened up in 2018, Joyce threw his hat into the ring because, in ...
08:13, 05/17/2019

Iguodala locks down Lillard in closing seconds as Warriors rally for Game 2 win Andre Iguodala clamped Damian Lillard in the final seconds as the Golden State Warriors picked up a 114-111 win over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 2....
08:39, 05/17/2019

Watch: Trail Blazers' Seth Curry steals ball from Warriors' Stephen Curry Portland Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry one-upped his brother and Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry in the second quarter of Game 2 on Thursday night....
08:39, 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

F-16 pilot ejects before jet crashes into California building An F-16 fighter jet being flown in routine training exercises crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on Thursday, the pilot ejected and five people on the ground were reported injured, military officials s...
08:52, 05/17/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of wife's murder three decades ago Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
08:52, 05/17/2019

Oil rises as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices rose again on Friday and were on track for the first weekly gains this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions....
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

Italian regulators launch probe into Google over abuse of market dominance Italy's antitrust authority announced Friday that it has opened an investigation into Google over alleged abuse of its dominant market position....
09:26, 05/17/2019

Networking is pointless — unless you follow this important rule, relationship expert says To be an effective networker, it's important to view relationships as "capital," says Zvi Band, relationship strategist and author of "Success Is in Your Sphere."...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Busy Philipps Brought to Tears by Michelle Williams & More Celeb BFFs on Busy Tonight's Finale Throw on your Mr. Nightgown and pour out a margarita, because it's time to celebrate Busy Tonight's finale. With over 100 episodes under her belt, we had a feeling Busy Philipps......
09:26, 05/17/2019

Curry soars as Warriors rally from 15-point deficit to Trail Blazers in Game 2 Curry pours in 37 points as Warriors take 2-0 series leadCJ McCollum misses driving jumper with 32 seconds leftThese Golden State Warriors have long been able to score in fabulous, jaw-dropping flurries. Down by eight to the Portland Trail Blazers at...
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

| 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

Charlton have everything in place for Premier League return, says Lee Bowyer The protests have been put on hold at Charlton. Negativity towards unpopular owner Roland Duchatelet has, for now, been replaced by hope at The Valley as Lee Bowyer has given fans something to celebrate after years of turmoil....
09:52, 05/17/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminate contract after homophobic social media post Rugby Australia have confirmed that Israel Folau's contract has been terminated after he was found to have committed a "high-level breach" of the players' code of conduct after sharing a social media post that proclaimed "hell awaits homosexuals"....
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

Sebastian Gorka decries PBS cartoon show 'Arthur' over gay wedding; sees 'war for our culture' Former White House aide Sebastian Gorka reportedly raged on his radio show Thursday over an episode of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur” titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone.”...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Warriors steal win in closing seconds to go up 2-0 on Blazers Golden State stormed back from 17 points down, and Andre Iguodala sealed a 114-111 victory with a steal on Damian Lillard in the closing seconds.        ...
10:00, 05/17/2019

At Preakness, they're playing 'musical chairs' with jockeys Preakness game of 'musical chairs' with jockeys begins with Smith bumping Ortiz on favorite Improbable        ...
10:00, 05/17/2019

2019 BMW X5: 5 Things You Need To Know The all-new BMW X5 has been comprehensively updated and what may look subtle on the outside is actually a leap over its predecessor. It's the fourth-generation of what BMW calls a Sports Activity......
10:13, 05/17/2019

Tata Ace Mini-Truck Will Make The Shift To BS-VI Tata Motors has confirmed that the company's top-selling light commercial vehicle, Tata Ace, will make the shift to Bharat Stage VI (BS6) next year. The news was confirmed to us on the sidelines of......
10:13, 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

Exclusive: Banks to invest around $50 million in digital cash settlement project - sources Several of the world's largest banks are in the process of investing around $50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology to settle financial transactions, according to people familiar with the plans....
10:13, 05/17/2019

Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honor EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act against Alibaba's online shopping portal for allegedly setting unfair terms for EU users....
10:13, 05/17/2019

Trade rhetoric weighs on European shares European shares dropped on Friday after three days of gains, as Beijing ratcheted up its war of words with Washington over trade, weighing on risk appetite....
10:26, 05/17/2019

UK's Deliveroo says Amazon heads latest funding round of $575 mln Deliveroo said on Friday that Amazon.com Inc was the lead investor of a new $575 million funding round in the British online food delivery company alongside its existing investors....
10:26, 05/17/2019

Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Boeing completes software update on 737 Max planes Jets have been grounded since March after being involved in two fatal crashesBoeing has completed a software update for its 737 Max jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes.The planemaker said...
10:52, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Rugby Australia chief sacks Folau In confirming the termination of Israel Folau’s contract, Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle reiterated that the Wallabies star had ‘left us with no choice’....
11:00, 05/17/2019

How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa The world’s developed economies are facing a decline in fertility so pronounced that some will see their populations -- and economies -- shrink in years ahead. Sub-Saharan Africa faces the opposite situation: Its population has more than doubled in t...
11:00, 05/17/2019

TRAFFIC ALERT: Eastbound lanes of I-10 closed tonight TUCSON- The Arizona Department of Transportation is closing part of Interstate 10 tonight. The Eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 between Ina Road and Orange Grove Road will be closed tonight starting at 10 p.m. and will reopen at 5 a.m. Friday morning...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Temporary I.D. cards now available online PHOENX – Arizona motorists who have had their Driver License suspended are now able to order a temporary six-month identification card online. People can order this I.D. card on line at www.ServiceArizona.com. Until now, this service required p...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Arizona transfers 716 from prison with lock problems PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Corrections has transferred more than 700 inmates from Phoenix-area state prison with cell door lock problems to other prisons. The prisoners were moved from one of three units that a union representing guards...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Fighter Jet Crashes at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KNBC) – An F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed into a warehouse just west of March Air Reserve Base on Thursday, apparently while taking off from the airfield, but the pilot managed to eject before his plane went down. It was not im...
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

'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

Israel Folau sacked over social media posts after panel rules in favour of Rugby Australia $4m contract terminated for breaching code of conductPlayer ‘saddened’ by decision but is ‘considering options’Israel Folau’s rugby career appears over after an independent panel backed Rugby Australia’s intention to rip up his four-year, $4m contrac...
12:00, 05/17/2019

What you need to know about Boeing's 737 Max crisis Boeing's fast-selling 737 Max planes have been grounded worldwide since mid-March following two fatal crashes of the aircraft within five months of one another. Boeing and the FAA are now facing numerous investigations....
12:00, 05/17/2019

When to Save for Retirement in a Roth 401(k) Many workers now have the opportunity to contribute to a Roth plan alongside a traditional 401(k). But lots of people who would benefit from picking that option aren’t doing so....
12:13, 05/17/2019

Redmi Note 7S to Be Sold via Flipkart in India, Red Colour Option Confirmed Redmi Note 7S will be sold via Flipkart in the country, like its sibling models – Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro. The e-retailer has setup a teaser page for the upcoming smartphone....
12:26, 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

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Biden shows early strength, but pitfalls loom in 2020 U.S. presidential race Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has shown surprising strength in the first three weeks of his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, prompting a persistent question: Can anyone stop him?...
12:52, 05/17/2019

England prop Mako Vunipola in World Cup fitness race after being ruled out for three months Mako Vunipola is facing a race to be fit for the World Cup after Saracens confirmed he requires surgery and will be out for a minimum of three months with the torn hamstring he suffered in Saturday's Champions Cup Final....
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

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Practical steps needed to save Iran nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Zarif The remaining signatories of Iran's nuclear deal should act to save the accord as "supportive statements" are not enough, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Iranian state media before leaving Japan on his way to China....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles toward American forces....
13:13, 05/17/2019

Morocco says it's cutting illegal migrant crossings to Spain The North African kingdom of Morocco is using new tactics to cut into the surge of migrants seeking to use it as a springboard to get to Europe, stopping about 25,000 attempts to reach Spain so far this year, mainly via the Strait of Gibraltar....
13:13, 05/17/2019

The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m....
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

India’s ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal KOLKATA, India (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party’s fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week. The battle pits Modi’...
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

S. Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will allow its businesspeople to visit their factories at an industrial park in North Korea that was shut down by Seoul’s previous conservative government in 2016 following a North Korean nuclear te...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia’s voting rights MOSCOW (AP) — The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia’s voting rights in the continent’s main human rights watchdog. The council suspended Russia’s voting rights after it annexed Ukrain...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Slams Trump’s Immigration Proposal “Donald Trump doesn’t want to allow foreigners in based on family ties, even though foreigners literally make his family ties,” Kimmel said. “They are all made in China.”...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Taiwan Approves Same-Sex Marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted to legalize same-sex marriage, a first for Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who championed the cause for two decades....
13:13, 05/17/2019

US STOCKS-Futures dip after China's tough stance on trade U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday, following three consecutive sessions of gains, as trade worries returned after a Chinese newspaper took a hard stance on the tariff dispute between the United States and China....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Deere profit falls 6.1%, cuts FY19 profit and sales outlook Deere & Co on Friday reported a 6.1% fall in second-quarter profit, hit by higher production costs and lowered its full-year outlook for profit and sales....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka is the monster Tiger Woods created Tiger inspired a generation of golfers. Now one is out to stop him. Say hello to Brooks Koepka, the man standing in Tiger's -- and everyone else's -- way....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Review: The $99 Urbanista Stockholm wireless earbuds get the fundamentals right Oh Sweden. It’s the birthplace of A-Ha’s Morten Harket. Home of the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund. And yes, its capital city, Oslo, is a sight to behold. The fjord-pocked Scandinavian nation is also home to Urbanista – a trendy boutique audio...
13:26, 05/17/2019

Avoiding buzzwords: Eight alternatives to calling yourself ‘innovative’ It’s common to hear businesses describe themselves as “innovative.” Many companies strive for innovation in their products, services and marketing strategies. However, the term can be overused, resulting in a lack of impact. There a...
13:26, 05/17/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to murder Labour MP jailed for life Jack Renshaw, 23, intended to kill Rosie Cooper and police officer Victoria HendersonA neo-Nazi who admitted plotting the murder of the Labour MP Rosie Cooper has been sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum term of 20 years.Jack Renshaw, 23, bou...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Anna Jones’ aubergine recipes | The modern cook Find new flavours to boost aubergine – with lime- and pistachio-coated wedges or in a curry tangy with tamarindAubergine doesn’t get much attention in my kitchen; my husband, John, doesn’t like it (though I think this is because he has eaten so many ...
13:39, 05/17/2019

How much does poor body image affect mental health? Having concerns about how you look is not in itself a mental illness, but can trigger a range of problemsLike it or not, most of us are aware of how we look. We have all had a bad hair day, or worried whether we are wearing the right clothes for a pa...
13:39, 05/17/2019

College Board president pushing 'adversity score' is same man behind controversial Common Core program The College Board president behind the recent decision to assign applicants an "adversity score" is the same man who peddled Common Core, one of the colossal failures of the U.S. educational system. ...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Body of West Virginia teen, 15, found in mountain area; mother's boyfriend arrested A West Virginia man was arrested in connection to the death of 15-year-old Riley Crossman after police discovered her “decomposed body” in a rural mountain area Thursday morning....
13:39, 05/17/2019

5 best foods for gut health, according to nutritionist Eve Kalinik For her first column for the Evening Standard, nutritionist and author of Be Good to Your Gut, Eve Kalinik breaks down the best foods to keep you feeling lighter and brighter...
13:52, 05/17/2019

Family GP who groped women and girls over 20 year period is jailed A family GP who abused his trusted position in the community to grope women and girls over the course of two decades has been jailed for ten-and-a-half years today....
13:52, 05/17/2019

Police use picture of Woody Harrelson to catch lookalike over beer theft Detectives in New York snared a suspected beer thief caught on grainy CCTV footage after feeding a photo of "lookalike" Woody Harrelson into their facial recognition database....
13:52, 05/17/2019

NASA Selects 11 US Firms to Build Human Lunar Landers NASA has selected 11 companies including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, Elon Musk's SpaceX to develop prototypes of human landers for its Artemis lunar exploration programme....
13:52, 05/17/2019

Get a new Google Pixel 3a deal from Argos for just £3.99...but there's a big catch Imagine if you could pay just £3.99 for the brand new Google Pixel 3a, sounds great right? Well for 50 lucky Google fans, that will soon become a reality - let us explain. To celebrate the launch of Google Pixel 3a deals, most retailers hav...
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

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
14:39, 05/17/2019

US PGA Championship 2019: second round – live! Hole-by-hole updates from the second day at BethpageCheck the official leaderboard from the tournamentSend your thoughts to Scott by email here 1.38pm BST Speaking of bad starts, Danny Lee’s miserable morning continues apace. Having dropped shots at ...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Islam on beer mats angers Muslims in Germany Using coasters in pubs to improve understanding of the teachings of Islam in Germany is not going down well with some Muslim groups. They believe the connection between alcohol and the religion is unwise....
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

PM Modi Responds To TIME Magazine Cover Calling Him "Divider-In-Chief" Prime Minister Narendra Modi today responded to the TIME magazine cover calling him "India's Divider In Chief" and asking whether India can endure five more years of his government....
14:52, 05/17/2019

"Will Return With Full Majority": PM Modi Tells Journalists - Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first ever press conference, talks about elections, his last five years as prime minister and his experience while campaigning for the ongoing elections. Flanked......
14:52, 05/17/2019

In First Press Conference, PM Narendra Modi Takes No Questions Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending his first press conference in five years on Friday, said for the first time, a government that enjoyed a five-year term will return with full majority after the......
14:52, 05/17/2019

It Sure Seems Like the U.S. Is Trying to Provoke Iran Into a War National Security Advisor John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have spent the last few weeks making the case that Iran is ramping up hostility towards the U.S. and that America will need to take serious action in response. But some people—i...
14:52, 05/17/2019

German finance minister expects OECD deal on digital tax in 2020 German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he expected the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will agree a minimum level of taxation for digital companies such as Amazon, Google and Facebook by mid-2020....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Lazard adds new responsibilities for top French banker Pigasse Financial advisory firm Lazard has added on some new responsibilities for Matthieu Pigasse, who heads Lazard's French business and is one of Paris' most high-profile bankers....
14:52, 05/17/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures dip as trade war escalates Futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday, tracking global markets which were impacted by tough words on trade from China....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, seven months after promising to do more....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Majority of Europeans think the EU will fall apart within 20 years, study finds Research published this week showed that levels of support for membership of the European Union are high – but so is pessimism about the future of the bloc....
15:26, 05/17/2019

Plans for NFL turf field at park site dropped Dayton, Ohio has called off plans to build a turf field at a local park after non-invasive archaeological testing found evidence of "potentially prehistoric" items in the soil        ...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Why Do Internet Speed Tests Report Different Results? I apologize. Last week in Tech 911, Lifehacker’s technology-advice column, I took a question from Lifehacker Editor in Chief Melissa. She’s technically a Lifehacker reader, so it still fits this column’s theme, but it feels like a cheat. I’m doing th...
15:39, 05/17/2019

Ministers agree way for Russia to rejoin Europe's human rights body Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russia to return to the organization, resolving a dispute that began after Moscow's seizure of Crimea....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Two Indian climbers dead, Irishman missing in Nepal's Himalayas Two Indian climbers died and an Irish mountaineer is missing on the Himalayan peaks of Nepal, officials said on Friday, taking the number of climbers dead or missing to six this week and raising questions about safety and training standards....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Digital camera sees around corners by guessing what's lurking behind An algorithm allows digital cameras to photograph objects hidden around a wall by interpreting subtle patterns of light that reflect on the floor or walls...
15:52, 05/17/2019

Trevor Noah: Trump is the first president to 'actually deliver' on campaign promises "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday night and offered some rare praise for President Donald Trump for being the first president to "actually deliver" on his campaign promises....
15:52, 05/17/2019

'The Big Bang Theory' finale recap: Huge surprises mark the sitcom's heartfelt farewell "The Big Bang Theory" finished off its long and successful run as television's top-rated comedy with a low-key but emotional farewell to the intrepid gang of nerdy misfits....
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

The world's supply of rubber is in jeopardy. Can we find new sources? Rubber is essential to modern life, but the trees that provide it could be wiped out by a deadly disease. Some scrubby weeds may provide the unlikely solution...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Reports: Robert Pattinson front-runner to portray Batman Robert Pattinson is the front-runner to portray Batman in Warner Bros. upcoming solo film based on the caped crusader, according to multiple reports....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Watford's Deeney eyes happy end to journey from prison to FA Cup final "Watford captain Troy Deeney said going to prison was a blessing in disguise that helped him rethink his life as he prepares now to lead the club into their second ever FA Cup final against Manchester City on Saturday."...
16:00, 05/17/2019

The U.S.-China Trade War Reveals America’s New World Status “I say openly to President Xi and all of my many friends in China that China will be hurt very badly if you don’t make a deal.” Thus spake President Donald Trump this week in the new medium of modern diplomacy – Twitter. The t...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Woman killed by a policeman after saying she was pregnant suffered from schizophrenia, attorney says The woman shot by a Baytown, Texas, policeman after telling the officer she was pregnant suffered from schizophrenia, attorney Ben Crump said Thursday....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Russian buyout of Spanish supermarket chain Día succeeds Investment fund owned by Russian tycoon takes majority control of struggling Spanish supermarket chain, which also operates stores in Argentina, Brazil and Portugal....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Toyota Glanza To Be Launched On June 6, 2019 Toyota has released a new teaser of the Glanza where it has mentioned the launch date which is June 6, 2019. The Glanza is one of the three models Toyota will take from Maruti Suzuki as part of its......
16:13, 05/17/2019

Tennis: Leg injury forces Federer out of Rome quarters Roger Federer has pulled out of his Italian Open quarter-final clash against Stefanos Tsitsipas due to an injury in his right leg, organizers said on Friday....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Biathlon: 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....
16:13, 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

Wayne Rooney says Manchester United’s players must feel the fear • Team need to be afraid of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Rooney says• Rooney criticises current players’ lack of accountabilityWayne Rooney believes Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s coaching team need to strike fear into those Manchester United players that have shown ...
16:26, 05/17/2019

Even Robot Drivers Won't Make Ride-Hailing Cheaper Than Owning a Car: Study Robots and the future of ride-hailing, Tesla’s plans for expenses and cost cutting, potential spikes in gas prices on U.S. coasts, emissions wars, and more Nissan-Renault drama. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 17, 2019....
16:26, 05/17/2019

Happy Friday, pals! Happy Friday, pals! Time to get in your DKW and drive under the glorious rainbows of life! Also, I’d like to point out that DKW was the only carmaker I can think of to name their cars after mathematical impossibilities, like 3=6. I mean, I get they w...
16:26, 05/17/2019

WTCR Zandvoort: Bjork sets combined practice pace for Cyan Racing Cyan Racing driver Thed Bjork set the pace across Friday's two World Touring Car Cup practice sessions at the returning Formula 1 Dutch Grand Prix venue Zandvoort...
16:26, 05/17/2019

Blood In The Water: These People Enjoying A Very Casual Conversation About Miyazaki Movies Have No Idea That There Is An Absolute Miyazaki Freak Lying In Wait Among Them For now, the mood is light and cheerful at a house party in Los Angeles, where a group of acquaintances is chatting about movies, but in reality, these people are all standing at the edge of a delicate precipice from which they are all doomed to fall...
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

World Hypertension Day 2019: These Spices May Help In Regulating Blood Pressure High blood pressure does not show any immediate threat but if it does not subside and remains high for a long period of time, it can lead to many serious ailments like heart attack and heart stroke...
16:52, 05/17/2019

Listen Up: The Best Noise Canceling Headphones Are $70 Off Right Now Drop (formerly Massdrop) is offering one of the best deals on the best noise canceling headphones right now, the Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Iran Foreign Minister Asks China to Help Save Nuclear Deal Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif asked China to help save the nuclear deal, seeking to bolster ties as the U.S. intensifies its campaign to isolate Iran....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Russia's Covert Tactics Aim to Alienate Ukraine's Western Neighbors Russia’s efforts to keep Ukraine in its orbit have included invasions, targeted assassinations and economic coercion. Less prominently, Moscow has directed a clandestine campaign of vandalism and hate crimes aimed at spoiling Ukraine’s relations with...
16:52, 05/17/2019

Hopes of Brexit Breakthrough Dashed as Bipartisan Talks Collapse The U.K.’s main opposition Labour Party pulled the plug on Brexit talks with the government, scotching hopes for a bipartisan solution to break the logjam in Parliament over the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Huawei P30 Review The Huawei P30 Pro has gotten all the buzz with its new superzoom camera, but Huawei has one more phone that features the same kind of performance power in a more compact body and at a much more affordable price, and that phone – undeservedly – flies...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Capitals’ blue line depth is an oft-touted strength, one that may be tested by offseason turnover Washington has long touted defense as the jewel of its prospect pipeline, and with turnover to the Capitals’ corps expected this summer, that organizational depth might finally be tested....
17:00, 05/17/2019

A boxing champion says he wants to kill a man in the ring: 'This is a gladiator’s sport’ 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."...
17:00, 05/17/2019

‘John Wick: Chapter 3’ | Anatomy of a Scene The director Chad Stahelski narrates a sequence from “John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum,” featuring Keanu Reeves, Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arif Rahman....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Deontay Wilder planning to kill opponent isn’t cool: boxing boss 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. Wilder, whose WBC heavyweight title fight against Breazeale on...
17:13, 05/17/2019

Solution for remotely monitoring oil wells wins MIT $100K The winner of Wednesday’s MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition was a startup helping oil well owners remotely monitor and control the pumping of their wells, increasing production while reducing equipment failures that can lead to methane emissions...
17:13, 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

EU wheat in good shape after rain eases concerns over dry spring Welcome rain in the four largest European Union wheat producers raised hopes for a good harvest this summer after a dry spring sparked fears of a repeat of last year's drought-damaged crop, experts said on Friday....
17:13, 05/17/2019

Slack Kills Scary Bug A bug discovered in Slack, the workplace messaging app, may have allowed an attacker to intercept files downloaded from inside Slack’s Windows desktop client, according to security researchers.Read more......
17:13, 05/17/2019

Emotional 'Rocketman' cast formed close bond with Elton John Actor Taron Egerton said on Friday he'd developed a close friendship with Elton John while preparing for the biopic "Rocketman", adding to the emotion after a glittering premiere where few of its stellar attendees were left dried-eyed....
17:26, 05/17/2019

Is your Android phone draining battery like crazy overnight? Update the Netflix app Have you ever wondered why you wake up with your phone's battery down 30% instead of the usual single digits overnight? Then you start reading about rogue apps with ghost consumption when idle, and try to find the culprit, only to find out that your ...
17:26, 05/17/2019

Microsoft is prepping a new Surface Pro 6 variant for heavy multitaskers on a budget After Microsoft waited almost two years to upgrade the 2015-released Surface Pro 4 and another 16 months to revise the 2017 generation of the popular 2-in-1 tablet, it's hard to predict when a Surface Pro 7 might see daylight. That could happen in ju...
17:26, 05/17/2019

The OnePlus 7 Pro gets on clear heels, see the front camera springs in action OnePlus already demonstrated the endurance of its new 7 Pro flagship's pop-up front camera mechanism with an epic 12-hour video of it pushing up and retracting, as well as with a cement block tied to the erect selfie snapper, and the spring-loading g...
17:26, 05/17/2019

Nxivm president kept shrine to accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere Nxivm president and co-founder Nancy Salzman kept a bizarre shrine to Keith Raniere — in her home gym. Photos show three portraits of the accused sex cult leader tacked to the wall of Salzman’s basement, near her treadmill and other exerc...
17:26, 05/17/2019

FDA issues recall of J&J unit Ethicon's surgical staplers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued a recall of surgical staplers made by Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon unit, warning that the use of the devices could cause serious injury or death....
17:39, 05/17/2019

MGM Resorts could pay $800M to settle lawsuits over Las Vegas shooting Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern US history. “The company believes it is reasonably poss...
17:52, 05/17/2019

Pinterest slumps 17% after weak forecast Pinterest shares slumped as much as 17% on Friday after the online scrapbook company’s disappointing annual forecast shook investors’ faith in its ability to turn in a profit soon. The fall in shares after Pinterest’s first quarterly results as a pub...
17:52, 05/17/2019

Our pick of Venice Biennale 2019's most scientific artworks Venice’s Biennale is colourful, brash, and full of experiments. But in the end, it’s about the trickiness of learning to live with our digital creations...
17:52, 05/17/2019

U.S. delay of car tariffs prevents trade escalation - Germany U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to delay tariffs on imported cars offers hope that a renewed escalation of the trade conflict with the European Union could be prevented for now, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Friday....
17:52, 05/17/2019

FOCUS-Direct lenders vie to resurrect cemetery owner StoneMor The rising debt load at U.S. cemetery operator StoneMor Partners LP has helped bring it to death's door, but specialized lending funds are clamoring to refinance the company's borrowings, according to sources familiar with talks....
17:52, 05/17/2019

GTA 6 Release Date Update: New Grand Theft Auto to launch in 2020? We wouldn't bet on it GTA 6 is naturally the next big game fans want to see from Rockstar Games and parent company Take-Two, but suggestions it might arrive in 2020 are way off the mark....
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

No Top Court Reprieve For Mayawati's Party Candidate, Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court Friday refused to grant interim protection from arrest to a SP-BSP alliance candidate from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, who was seeking relief till May 23 in a rape......
18:00, 05/17/2019

BJP Spokesperson Calls Mahatma Gandhi "Father Of Pakistan", Suspended The BJP on Friday suspended party spokesperson from Madhya Pradesh Anil Soumitra from its primary membership for calling Mahatma Gandhi the "father of the nation of Pakistan"....
18:00, 05/17/2019

"Excellent Press Conference": Rahul Gandhi Mocks PM Modi's Briefing Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not taking any questions at his first press conference in since taking office five years ago. "Congratulations Modi......
18:00, 05/17/2019

'Game of Thrones' blazed a trail for TV over the last decade, but it is the last show of its kind The TV industry has changed a lot since "Game of Thrones" first aired in 2011 — streaming services have come to rival cable services, consumers binge episodes instead of waiting for them weekly and the number of shows available has nearly doubled....
18:00, 05/17/2019

The wealthiest investors are ramping up on this asset Even if you're a millionaire, cash is king. Investors in TIGER 21, a group of individuals with at least $10 million to invest, stepped up their allocation toward cash during the first three months of 2019....
18:13, 05/17/2019

Oil set for weekly gain on threat of Mideast supply disruptions Oil prices steadied on Friday, with both benchmarks on track for a weekly gain on rising concerns over potential further supply disruptions in Middle East shipments due to U.S.-Iran political tensions....
18:13, 05/17/2019

U.S. consumer sentiment robust before escalation of trade war U.S. consumer sentiment jumped to a 15-year high in early May amid growing confidence over the economy's outlook, but much of the surge was recorded before an escalation in the trade war between the United States and China, which could hurt activity....
18:13, 05/17/2019

Pinterest shares tumble as profit seen elusive Pinterest Inc's shares slumped as much as 17% on Friday after the online scrapbook company's disappointing annual forecast shook investors' faith in its ability to turn in a profit soon....
18:13, 05/17/2019

Chinese firms' missing $6 billion tests regulators' resolve Cash is considered among the hardest assets for a company to fake, which is why the disappearance of a combined $6.1 billion from two Chinese companies has dumbfounded investors and forced regulators to take action....
18:13, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The US 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....
18:13, 05/17/2019

The Latest: House passes sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House bill to extend civil rights protections to LGBT people (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Democrats in the House have approved a sweeping anti-discrimination bill that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT p...
18:26, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Ex-students want Ohio State to answer for abuse COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into a former Ohio State team doctor (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Former Ohio State University students who say they were sexually abused by a campus doctor say it’s time for administrators ...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Ravens sign veteran WR Michael Floyd OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed veteran wide receiver Michael Floyd, who will provide another target for quarterback Lamar Jackson. Floyd caught 10 passes for 100 yards and a touchdown in 2018, his only year with the Washing...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks erase early losses NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 12:00 p.m. Stocks erased an early morning loss on Friday, the latest spin cycle for a market that’s been tossed around the last two weeks by rising and falling w...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Penn State fencing assistant fired over groping allegation STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A woman says she told Penn State University’s head fencing coach that one of his assistants had groped her on a plane, but the coach failed to report her accusation to the school as required. Jennifer Oldham, a North C...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Panthers sign free agent wide receiver Aldrick Robinson CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have signed free agent wide receiver Aldrick Robinson to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not announced Friday. Robinson played in 14 games last season with the Vikings and had 17 receptions fo...
18:26, 05/17/2019