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On Tuesday, Stats SA released the unemployment figures for the first quarter of 2019, which reported a rise in unemployment figures. The first step to fixing th...

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Mate 30 Pro will run Google’s Android at launch, unless the ban forces Huawei to resort to plan B Huawei is widely expected to launch its Mate 30 series this fall, with some rumors saying the press conference may come as soon as September 19th. The phone will run Android right out of the box, and the 90-day reprieve extension that was announced e...
14:13, 08/22/2019

4 Wild Gene Roddenberry Sci-Fi TV Projects That Had Nothing to Do With Star Trek He’s first and foremost the Star Trek guy, but the creative mind of Gene Roddenberry—born this week in 1921—also ventured far beyond the voyages of the Enterprise. A quartet of awesomely bizarre TV projects he made in the years between Star Trek and...
14:39, 08/22/2019

Trump accused of 'God complex' over 'chosen one' remarks Donald Trump has exposed himself to accusations of a messiah complex after self-referencing as "the King of Israel", "the second coming of God" and "the chosen one" in the space of a few hours....
14:39, 08/22/2019

Ex-president cronies tried to break him out of jail in Sudan Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir appeared in a Khartoum court for the first day of his high-profile corruption trial on Monday, against a backdrop of heightened security following a failed attempt to break him out of prison, CNN has learned....
15:26, 08/22/2019

Why are celebrities 'trademarking' their Instagram posts and is it a hoax? From Julia Roberts to the US energy secretary, people are sharing a strange copyright message on Instagram. One Guardian Australia staffer asked another to explain what it meant ... quicklyHi Naaman. Perhaps you can help me. I hear that it’s apparent...
15:26, 08/22/2019

Bethenny Frankel posts mushy Instagram thanks. Reports say she's leaving 'Real Housewives' Bethenny Frankel thanks longtime "Real Housewives of New York" fans on Instagram: "PS: New York City is still my playground"        ...
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Japan summons South Korean ambassador as row deepens Japan on Thursday summoned the South Korean ambassador to protest Seoul's decision to scrap an intelligence-sharing agreement with Tokyo, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said, as relations between the neighbors further worsened....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Iranian tanker not heading to Greece: Greek prime minister An Iranian tanker which the United States wants seized is not heading towards Greece as it sails through the Mediterranean, Greek Prime Minister Kyrikos Mitsotakis told France 24 TV on Thursday....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China over prostitution: report An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, the state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday, as Britain said it continued to urgently seek information....
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Spain's King Juan Carlos to undergo heart surgery on Saturday Spain's King Juan Carlos, 81 and the father of the current head of state King Felipe VI, will undergo heart surgery on Saturday, a spokesperson for the royal family said on Thursday....
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Immigration to Britain falls to five-year low ahead of Brexit: ONS Net immigration to Britain sank to its lowest since 2013 during the year to the end of March, driven by a sustained fall in the number of immigrants from the European Union since 2016's Brexit referendum, official figures showed on Thursday....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Somalia's Jubbaland president wins new term amid rift with central government The president of Jubbaland, a Somali region critical to East Africa's fight against al Shabaab militants, won a fresh term on Thursday, the parliamentary speaker said, amid a growing rift between the federal government and its semi-autonomous states....
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Highlights: British PM Johnson on Brexit at meeting with Macron British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday. Following are key Johnson quotes when he spoke alongside Macron just after his arrival:...
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PG&E Inspected Power Line Weeks Before It Sparked Deadly Camp Fire PG&E conducted an unusual inspection of the power line that sparked the deadliest wildfire in California history, a step the utility said it normally takes only when it suspects a problem....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Powell Faces Challenge Defining Doctrine Around When to Cut Rates Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s challenge in the weeks ahead is to articulate clearly why the central bank is likely to continue reducing rates absent obvious signs of economic deterioration....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Jay Inslee, Dropping Out of 2020 Race, Will Run for Governor Again He ran on a message of fighting climate change, but failed to find much support in the polls. Now he intends to seek another term as governor of Washington....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Brooks Koepka's ESPN Body Issue photo surfaces: How long before the spoofs drop? Brooks Koepka posted an image from his long-rumored ESPN Body Issue photo shoot that prompted him to go on a strange, golf-game affecting diet.        ...
15:52, 08/22/2019

Macron's tough message for Johnson Trying to convince Angela Merkel to reopen the Brexit agreement was always going to be a tough one for Boris Johnson. Wooing Emmanuel Macron will be a whole new level....
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Citigroup's new shipping finance chairman to deepen environmental focus Citigroup's veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank's shipping & logistics business, a role which will include bolstering the lender's environmental focus in the sector, Citi said on Thursday....
15:52, 08/22/2019

8-year-old takes parents' car on 87 mph joyride on Germany's autobahn: reports An 8-year-old boy took his parents’ car on an 87 mph joyride down a German high early Wednesday before eventually pulling over, putting his hazards on and placing an orange cone behind the car when he began to feel unwell, reports said....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Volkswagen to reveal new logo at Frankfurt motor show Current logo has "become a bit heavy" according to Volkswagen's marketing boss Redesigned emblem will arrive alongside the pioneering ID 3 electric hatchback as the firm seeks to rejuvenate its image Volkswagen will unveil a redesigned logo as par...
15:52, 08/22/2019

Promoted | Vauxhall Crossland X: Designed for family life (part 1) With lots of luggage space and clever features that make long journeys easier and more comfortable, Vauxhall’s mid-size SUV is perfect for busy families The Vauxhall Crossland X has been designed to meet the demands of the busiest, most active and ad...
15:52, 08/22/2019

Fotis Dulos wants teen sons to have their own attorneys The estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos wants their two oldest sons to have their own attorneys, according to a new report. Fotis Dulos asked for legal representation to be appointed for his 13-year-old twin boys as the couple...
16:13, 08/22/2019

Syria to let civilians flee rebel-held Idlib via humanitarian corridor The northwestern region of Syria has been held by rebels over the last seven years. Damascus has said a humanitarian corridor will allow "civilians who want to leave areas controlled by terrorists" to flee the region....
16:39, 08/22/2019

Demi Burnett reveals she was 'scared' about coming out on 'Bachelor in Paradise' Demi Burnett opened up about being the first Bachelor Nation contestant in a same-sex relationship on "Bachelor in Paradise."        ...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Troops Are Not the Answer to the Crisis at the Border As the humanitarian crisis at the southern border has grown, the President and his allies have called for the U.S. military to be deployed in greater numbers. I commanded the U.S. Southern Command, overseeing all forces south of this country, for a f...
17:00, 08/22/2019

It Is Hazardous To Be A Bears Kicker Under Matt Nagy If you want the simplest, hardest piece of news from Kalyn Kahler’s fantastic writeup for Sports Illustrated of the Chicago Bears’ offseason kicking saga, it’s that the decision to cut Cody Parkey was made immediately upon the second doink. If you wa...
17:00, 08/22/2019

This leaked photo might be our first look at the Apple Watch 5 Apple’s iPhone 11 keynote is approaching, with more and more leaks revealing the device’s remaining secrets arrive each day. But Apple will unveil additional products during the press event as well, with the Apple Watch Series 5 likely to...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Galaxy Note 10 review: Samsung managed to improve upon its best phone to date There will never be a perfect smartphone design, and as long as the smartphone is our primary communication device, vendors will continue to iterate each and every generation. Therefore, no one is ever going to truly “get it right,” becau...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's will set up trust fund to shield $577m fortune days before death Financier created fund in new will two days before suicideExperts say prying open fund will be difficult for accusersThe will that disgraced financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide puts more than $...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Why Planned Parenthood was right to refuse federal funding | Moira Donegan The Trump administration put Planned Parenthood in an untenable position – and the organization made the moral choice to walk awayThe Trump administration expanded its assault on women’s rights this week, engineering the loss of birth control and oth...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Tennis sensation Coco Gauff embraces Michelle Obama's advice for the U.S. Open and beyond The 15-year-old heads to New York for the U.S. Open as the hottest talent in tennis. And the fearless phenom has the former First Lady in her court.       ...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Two groups, one backed by China's Fosun, reportedly bid for NMC Health stake Two groups, including one backed by China's Fosun, have made competing offers to buy a 40% stake in London-listed NMC Health worth up to $1.9 billion, four sources familiar with the deal said....
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Here’s The Witcher 3 running in handheld mode on Switch The Witcher 3 on Switch (Switcher) is starting to look like one of the system's most impressive ports ever. It even runs well in handheld mode.Read More...
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Kia Seltos vs MG Hector vs Hyundai Creta: Price Comparison The Kia Seltos enters in a highly competitive segment which also has models like the MG Hector, Tata Harrier and its own sister model, the Hyundai Creta. The Kia Seltos looks to be a wholesome package......
17:26, 08/22/2019

Ship captain who faces prison for migrant rescues refuses Paris bravery medal In a Facebook post Tuesday, Klemp accused Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo of hypocrisy for commending her work rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean, citing poor conditions faced by migrants in the French capital....
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Dale Jr. ready to race next weekend Dale Earnhardt Jr. plans to be back on the track on Aug. 31 in the Darlington XFinity race as planned, despite being involved in a plane crash last week....
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Murray to step up singles comeback in Nadal's Challenger event Former world number one Andy Murray will compete in his first Challenger Tour event in 14 years at next week's Rafa Nadal Open in Mallorca, tournament organizers confirmed on Thursday....
17:52, 08/22/2019

Study links certain metabolites to stem cell function in the intestine MIT biologists have discovered an unexpected effect of a ketogenic, or fat-rich, diet: They showed that high levels of ketone bodies, molecules produced by the breakdown of fat, help the intestine to maintain a large pool of adult stem cells, which a...
18:13, 08/22/2019

Captain facing jail time for saving migrants calls Paris bravery medal hypocritical, refuses award Pia Klemp was awarded one of France's highest honors, the Grand Vermeil Medal, for her continued rescue efforts of migrants and asylum seekers.        ...
18:13, 08/22/2019

Trump calls the Danish Prime Minister 'nasty' after she nixes notion of Greenland sale "All she had to do was say no," President Trump said, adding that Frederiksen was "not very nice" in her refusal.        ...
18:13, 08/22/2019

Wildfire forces large-scale evacuations of residents on Gran Canaria Around 2,000 residents have been moved from their homes on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria because of a new wildfire.        ...
18:13, 08/22/2019

A man was bitten in the arm by Fidel Castro's old crocodile in Sweden The man, who was in his mid-70s, was attending a crayfish party — a summer celebration customary in Sweden — at Stockholm's Skansen Aquarium.        ...
18:13, 08/22/2019

AOC takes heat from heartland after calling Electoral College a racist ‘scam’ Political figures from the heartland are torching Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., after the coastal congresswoman posted an Instagram video where she claimed the Electoral College was a racist “scam” that needs to go. ...
18:13, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Nasdaq plans day-ahead power market launch in Germany, France, Nordics Nasdaq's commodities exchange plans to launch its day-ahead auction market for electricity in Germany, France and the Nordics around April 2020, its head of European Commodities told Reuters on Thursday....
18:13, 08/22/2019

Taylor Swift Says She Will Rerecord Her Old Music. Here’s How. The singer and songwriter could gain control by creating new master recordings of material that has been sold. It’s a drastic but not unheard-of move....
18:39, 08/22/2019

As economic warning signs flash, Trump, Democratic rivals recalibrate messages After two years touting a booming economy as his own doing, U.S. President Donald Trump is test driving a new message on the economy: Any chance of a recession is not his fault. But Democrats, who are shifting their message too, seem to be saying "no...
18:39, 08/22/2019

Experts Scramble to Study Ancient Fort Before It’s Lost to the Sea Archaeologists working on the 2,500-year-old Dinas Dinlle hill fort on the Gwynedd coastline in Wales are racing a climate change clock to uncover the site’s secrets before they are lost to the sea.  ...
18:39, 08/22/2019

Mike Pompeo makes diplomatic phone call to ease tensions with Denmark over Greenland A dispute between U.S. President Donald Trump and Denmark, over the latter's refusal to sell Greenland, was softened some by a phone call from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
18:39, 08/22/2019

U.S. figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for 'sexual misconduct' U.S. Figure Skating and the U.S. Center for SafeSport have permanently banned coach Richard Callaghan after an investigation into accusations he engaged in sexual misconduct with two teenage boys, officials said....
18:39, 08/22/2019

Yuan Falls To Fresh 11-Year Lows On Trade War Worries Prior to the market opening, the People's Bank of China (PBOC) set the midpoint rate at 7.049 per dollar prior to market open, weaker than the previous fix of 7.0433....
18:39, 08/22/2019

Floccinaucinihilipilification? RBI Governor Knows What It Means Central bank watchers were left scrambling this week for their dictionaries and Google searches to decipher parts of a speech by Governor Shaktikanta Das and minutes of the recent monetary policy......
18:39, 08/22/2019

Sensex Sheds Over 300 Points As Selloff In Financials, Metals Deepens Domestic stock markets registered sharp losses on Thursday hurt by a selloff across sectors. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 328.89 points to 36,731.48, and the broader NSE Nifty benchmark......
18:39, 08/22/2019

Traveller24.com | WATCH | Ghana draws African-American tourists with 'Year of Return' US preacher Roxanne Caleb blinked away the tears as she emerged from a pitch-dark dungeon where African slaves were once held before being shipped across the Atlantic to America....
18:39, 08/22/2019

10 great accessible adventures for ordinary travelers, from whitewater rafting to ziplines You don’t have to be a superjock or a reality show contestant to have an extreme travel adventure. Here are 10 great activities for normal folks.       ...
18:39, 08/22/2019

Qantas Airways is testing ultra long-haul 19-hour flights to see how crew, pilots respond Australian airline Qantas announced Thursday that it's testing out nonstop service from New York and London to Sydney, estimated to take 19 hours.       ...
18:39, 08/22/2019

What a 20 million-year-old monkey skull reveals about the evolution of human brains A rare, palm-size, 20 million-year-old fossil skull from an extinct monkey that was discovered high in the Andes Mountains is helping researchers learn more about the evolution of the human brain. The fossilized skull is the only known specimen of th...
19:00, 08/22/2019

New Zealand Parliament speaker holds, feeds lawmaker’s baby at debate New Zealand’s Parliament speaker cradled and bottle-fed another lawmaker’s infant son as he presided over a debate this week — warming hearts in the room and on social media when the snap went viral. Trevor Mallard held Tūtānekai Smith-Coffey, ...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly ordered more marriages to keep women in sex ring Jeffrey Epstein directed at least three separate marriages between women in his sex trafficking operation — as part of an attempt to keep non-citizen members of his entourage working for him, according to a new report. The allegations of fraudu...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Former Danish Prime Minister Responds to Trump’s Attacks on Defense Spending (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying defense willingness is not just about the amount of money spent. Lars Loekke Rasmussen...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Ready Or Not's Andie MacDowell on weird family traditions and the importance of sunblock If you’ve ever wanted to see Andie MacDowell wield a bow and arrow while hunting down her daughter-in-law in a deadly game of hide-and-seek, then Ready Or Not is the film for you. In the new comedic horror-thriller, MacDowell plays Becky, the matriar...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Eat Ice Cream Out of an Almost-Empty Peanut Butter Jar Removing the last bit of sticky jam from a jar is usually a job for alcohol, but other, spreadable substances—such as Nutella and peanut butter—just don’t go into solution that well. The solution, obviously, is to swap one vice for another, and fill ...
19:26, 08/22/2019

How to Handle Being Bullied as an Adult If you associate bullies with playgrounds and elementary school, that means you probably haven’t experienced one as an adult. Unfortunately, some people never outgrow being a jerk and continue this type of harassing behavior well into adulthood. Here...
19:26, 08/22/2019

Number of EU citizens coming to UK for jobs halves since 2016 Brexit vote The number of EU citizens moving to this country for jobs has halved since the Brexit referendum despite continuing levels of high overall net migration, official figures revealed today....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Simon Cheng missing: China says Foreign Office worker detained in country arrested over 'solicitation of prostitution' China has said it detained a Foreign Office worker employed in Hong Kong for "solicitation of prostitution", according to a state-backed paper in the nation....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Property millionaire who posted video of burning Grenfell Tower effigy: Public did not understand 'joke' A property millionaire accused of causing public outrage with a video of a Grenfell Tower effigy being burned on a bonfire said the public did not understand the "joke"....
19:26, 08/22/2019

If You’re Looking for Some Simple Entertainment, Reading Cardi B’s Deposition Will Please You Cardi B doesn’t need to take a BuzzFeed quiz to realize that if she were a Powerpuff Girl, she’d be Buttercup. (By the way, I searched to see if there’s an actual “Which Powerpuff Girl Are You?” BuzzFeed quiz, and you’re damn Skippy peanut butter it ...
19:26, 08/22/2019

Black Man Files $500,000 Lawsuit Against Portland Bar That Denied Him Entry for Wearing 'Too Many' Necklaces You haven’t lived until you’ve been barred from entering an establishment because of its decidedly anti-black dress code. But instead of suffering in silence, one would-be patron of a Portland, Ore., bar opted to clap back with a lawsuit....
19:26, 08/22/2019

After dropping White House bid, Gov. Inslee announces he is seeking a third term as Washington governor “I want to continue to stand with you in opposing Donald Trump and rejecting his hurtful and divisive agenda,” the Washington governor said in a letter to supporters....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Macron firm on backstop as Brexit talks with British prime minister continue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Thursday to discuss a new deal for Britain to leave the European Union....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Opinion: Why Volkswagen needs to reinvent its image A new logo is just the beginning of a brand-wide revamp that seeks to draw a line under Dieselgate It’s not hyperbole to say the Volkswagen ID 3 will be one of the most significant cars in the history of the company. The first fully electric car dev...
19:52, 08/22/2019

Too late for new Brexit deal, France's Macron tells Johnson French President Emmanuel Macron told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that there was not enough time to wholly rewrite Britain's Brexit divorce deal before an Oct. 31 deadline....
19:52, 08/22/2019

Argentina presidential front-runner Fernandez pledges 'no default' if elected Argentine presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez said on Thursday there was "no possibility" the country would default on its debt if he were elected in October, but that the government would have to negotiate new terms with creditors due to the we...
19:52, 08/22/2019

What Does Facebook's Plan To Hire Journalists Mean For Media Industry? Facebook's plan to hire professional journalists instead of relying solely on algorithms to deliver news is a positive step but is unlikely to shake up an embattled media industry, analysts say....
20:13, 08/22/2019

Spain: Man Arrested For "Upskirting" Over 500 Women, Some Of Them Minors Spanish police said Wednesday they have arrested a man suspected of secretly recording videos of the underwear of over 500 women, some of them minors, on public transit and supermarkets....
20:13, 08/22/2019

Verizon teams with Boingo for indoor 5G Ultra Wideband service The companies are focused on places like airports, stadiums and arenas, office buildings, and hotels, where a hyper-dense network can power high-speed, low latency connections....
20:13, 08/22/2019

Revelations from the 2009 VMAs: Beyoncé cried, Taylor Swift make-up moment was planned Former music executives opened up to Billboard on all the backstage fallout about Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Kanye West at the 2009 MTV VMAs.        ...
20:13, 08/22/2019

The Fed is divided over how to deal with economic headwinds Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell could offer clues on the path forward when he delivers a speech Friday that will be intensely watched by investors and economists....
20:13, 08/22/2019

Buy a castle and a Lordship: original ballroom and rose garden for sale at Lancashire castle visited by Charlotte Brontë The Jane Eyre author and art critic John Ruskin were among famous visitors to the property, nestled between the Lake District and the the Yorkshire Dales....
20:13, 08/22/2019

Extending into the garden: can we make structural changes to our leasehold flat and what permissions do we need to get? My girlfriend and I live in a ground-floor flat with a leasehold and we'd like to extend our kitchen into the garden. Can we do this and do we need written consent from the freeholder first?...
20:13, 08/22/2019

‘I Think My Approach Is Better Now.’ Allow Ex-Republican Justin Amash to Reintroduce Himself Michigan Rep. Justin Amash walked into a cramped coffee shop in Grand Rapids on Wednesday morning, shook voters’ hands and ordered a drink with a small mountain of whipped cream on it. It was the start of a daylong tour of his district with a ...
20:39, 08/22/2019

Vegan Australian parents spared jail after ‘completely inadequate’ diet left baby malnourished An Australian couple who put their baby on a strict vegan diet that left her malnourished and suffering from long-term medical issues avoided a jail sentence on Thursday....
20:39, 08/22/2019

Open-source spyware bypasses Google Play defenses — twice Google Play Store continues to attract sketchy Android apps despite its best efforts to screen incoming apps for malware. In a new report published by security firm ESET, researchers have discovered the first known instance of an open-source spyware ...
20:39, 08/22/2019

Full moon patents: Self-repairing windshields and anti-jet lag headsets Ugh, the Gregorian calendar is so boring. That’s why we’re disrupting monthly series with a lunar cycle-based series about the best patents of the last synodic month, picked by the PatentYogi team. Get ready when that moon gets gibbous, y’all. This A...
20:39, 08/22/2019

CHEAP: $150 off a Samsung Galaxy S4 tablet (and a free S Pen)? Yes please Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is showing its age, but it’s still a worthy iPad alternative for those wedded to Google’s Android ecosystem. As Samsung gradually rolls ...
20:39, 08/22/2019

Spider-Man dispute between Sony and Marvel draws fans into the crossfire Spider-Man's future might hang in the balance, but the dispute between Sony and Marvel over the character -- having spilled into the public -- is another prime example of super-powered silliness, exposing the limits of turning fans and click-hungry w...
20:39, 08/22/2019

Wisconsin man threatened workplace shooting, 5 guns found in his home, police say A criminal complaint says Kevin Pinkham, 31, admitted to texting his girlfriend that he was going to kill everyone. He said it was a joke.        ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

'A burger, a coffee, whatever': Food-delivery robots may soon roll up to Purdue's campus A company wants to bring cooler-size robots to deliver food on Purdue's campus. A West Lafayette board had several questions.        ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Disgruntled cook had arsenal of guns, threatened mass shooting at Long Beach Marriott hotel, police say Police say they discovered multiple firearms, bullets and high-magazines at Rodolfo Montoya's home after he was arrested in Huntington Beach, Calif.        ...
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AP Top Stories 21 A Here's the latest for Wednesday, August 21st: Trump insists US has strong gun background checks; Australian court upholds convictions against Cardinal Pell; Facebook launches new privacy tool; San Francisco airport bans sale of some plastic bott...
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Trump says he is 'the chosen one' to take on China President Donald Trump proclaimed Wednesday that he is "the chosen one" to take on the China trade war, insisting, "somebody had to do it." (Aug. 21)        ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Federer looks to cure Wimbledon hangover at U.S. Open Roger Federer has incredible mental toughness and the Swiss great may have to lean on that attribute more than ever at the U.S. Open if he plans to show the tennis world he has moved on from last month's Wimbledon heartbreak....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Watch a trailer for Edward Norton's smoky, star-studded adaptation of Jonathan Lethem's Motherless Brooklyn Edward Norton’s been wanting to bring Jonathan Lethem’s Joycean 1999 novel Motherless Brooklyn to the screen since it was published. Now, 20 years later, a trailer has arrived for the hard-boiled story, which transports Lethem’s story back to the 195...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Durex manages to swing Spider-Man controversy conversation around to premature ejaculation Since news broke this week that a financial impasse between Disney and Sony Pictures Entertainment will mean the end of Spider-Man’s involvement in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Spider-fans have been making a kerfuffle online. Given the success th...
21:00, 08/22/2019

UN report condemns sexual violence by Myanmar military A U.N. fact-finding mission says sexual violence by Myanmar’s security forces against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe that it demonstrates intent to commit genocide...
21:00, 08/22/2019

The Latest: Italy’s president gives parties more time Italian President Sergio Mattarella says he has agreed to political leaders’ request for more time to see if a viable government can be formed to replace the one that collapsed this week...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Italy president says parties need time for government deal, to report back Tuesday President Sergio Mattarella said several of Italy's parties had told him they needed more time to find an accord to solve an ongoing government crisis and told them to report back on Tuesday of next week....
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Andy Murray to play in Challenger Tour event in Spain Andy Murray will play in a second-tier Challenger Tour tournament hosted by Rafael Nadal's tennis academy        ...
21:26, 08/22/2019

U.S. offer to sell Patriot system to Turkey has expired: U.S. official The U.S. offer to sell Raytheon Co's Patriot missile defense system to Turkey has expired, following Ankara's decision to accept Russian S-400 systems, a State Department official said on Thursday....
21:52, 08/22/2019

Myanmar troops' sexual violence against Rohingya shows 'genocidal intent': U.N. report Sexual violence committed by Myanmar troops against Rohingya women and girls in 2017 was an indication of the military's genocidal intent to destroy the mainly Muslim ethnic minority, United Nations investigators concluded in a report released on Thu...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Pompeo tells Trudeau U.S. focused on release of two Canadians in China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday assured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that American officials were working to free two Canadian men who have been held by China since late last year....
21:52, 08/22/2019

Sarah Sanders to join Fox News as contributor – live news Trump’s former press secretary will make her debut appearance next month on the president’s favorite show, Fox & FriendsSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.32pm BST The Democratic National Committee has voted to reject a resolution...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Brazilian minister booed at climate event as outcry grows over Amazon fires Political storm over rainforest devastation as Ricardo Salles attends summit The environment minister of Brazil, where wildfires have been sweeping the Amazon rainforest, was booed at a climate event on Wednesday as celebrities including Leonardo DiC...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Taylor Swift's great re-recording plot: icy revenge or a pointless setback? As a swipe at Scooter Braun, the singer will recreate her first six albums from scratch. But her plan ignores one of music’s vital truthsLet’s assume it can be done, even though we don’t know. Let’s take Taylor Swift’s word for it when she says she i...
21:52, 08/22/2019

|BrianMolefe’sD-dayarrives-butnoR10myet The Eskom Pension and Provident Fund is expecting more than R10m to enter its account by close of business on Thursday from former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe....
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|CellCcreditratingcuttoDbyS&Ponmissedinterestpayments Cell C has suspended the payments as part of an effort to recapitalise the company and increase liquidity, chief executive officer Douglas Craigie Stevenson has said....
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Giants vs. Bengals: Why Vegas isn’t giving New York respect What do the New York Giants have to do to earn market respect? Despite opening the 2019 preseason a perfect 2-0 straight up and against the spread (beating the Jets 31-22 and the Chicago Bears 32-13), the G-Men were faded by sharp money out of the ga...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Serena Williams will face Maria Sharapova for maximum US Open drama Serena Williams’ first U.S. Open match since her infamous meltdown in the 2018 final will be against a familiar rival – Maria Sharapova. Williams, the No. 8 seed, is coming off a back injury that could compromise her chances of recording a historic, ...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Cowboys’ Stephen Jones fires new shot in scorching Ezekiel Elliott feud The jabs continue as Ezekiel Elliott’s holdout drags on. One day, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is taking a shot at Elliott, the next Elliott’s agent is returning fire, and now team COO Stephen Jones, Jerry’s son, has responded. “I have a lot...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Serena Williams And Maria Sharapova Will Toss The Beef Back On The Grill At The U.S. Open Will the first-round U.S. Open meeting between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova be a good match in terms of play quality? Probably not. Does it promise rich entertainment value anyway? Hell yes....
21:52, 08/22/2019

Using CRISPR to program gels with new functions The CRISPR genome-editing system is best-known for its potential to correct disease-causing mutations and add new genes into living cells. Now, a team from MIT and Harvard University has deployed CRISPR for a completely different purpose: creating no...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Arkansas WWII veteran, 99, had this to say to the younger generation A 99-year-old Arkansas World War II veteran who was presented with a series of medals this week has a bit of advice for the younger generation: “Stay in school,” and “Come out with the idea of serving people.”...
21:52, 08/22/2019

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22:13, 08/22/2019

Konami's mobile version of ‘eFootball PES 2020’ is coming in October PES fans won't have to wait much longer for the highly-anticipated mobile version of eFootball PES 2020. Konami announced today that the latest mobile update will be released in October, and will carry over many of the features already announced...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Chevy's 2020 Bolt EV will pack a longer 259-mile range Chevy hasn't tweaked the Bolt EV much since its introduction, but an impending refresh could be welcome by giving drivers what they often crave: more range. The EPA has rated the 2020 Bolt EV as delivering 259 miles of range, up substantially f...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Body Positivity Win: Dad Is Changing Out Of His Swimsuit In The Beach Parking Lot With His Bare Ass In Plain View Of Everyone So much media today teaches us to be ashamed of our bodies, but one amazing man is going against the grain and taking a brave stand for body positivity: Dad is changing out of his swimsuit in the beach parking lot with his bare ass in plain view of e...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Nature’s Perfect Design: Scientists Believe That Studying Woodpeckers Could Totally Revolutionize The Way We Bash Trees Apart With Our Heads To Find Bugs Studying nature has long provided humanity with insights into how to better adapt to our world, and now experts believe that a secret to improving our everyday lives may very well be perched on a tree in your backyard: Scientists are optimistic that ...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Wells Fargo pays $6.5 million to Navajo Nation over 'predatory' practices Wells Fargo & Co will pay the Navajo Nation $6.5 million to settle a lawsuit over "predatory and unlawful practices" by the bank, the Native American tribe said on Thursday....
22:13, 08/22/2019

New 'Pro' iPhones to sport 'upgraded camera and Face ID' Two new iPhone handsets due to be unveiled by Apple next month will be pitched as MacBook-style "pro" models with an upgraded triple-lens camera and improved facial recognition, according to a report....
22:13, 08/22/2019

Lightning strikes kill 5, injure 100 in Tatra Mountains Lightning struck several locations across the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and in neighboring Slovakia on Thursday, killing five people, including two children, and injuring dozens more...
22:13, 08/22/2019

John Elway reveals Dupuytren's contracture diagnosis, promotes awareness for hand condition John Elway is part of a national awareness campaign for Dupuytren’s contracture, a condition that prevents curled fingers from being straightened.       ...
22:39, 08/22/2019

Russian high jump world champ calls out own country for handling of doping scandal Russian track and field athlete Maria Lasitskene criticized her country’s athletics federation for slow progress in response to massive doping saga.       ...
22:39, 08/22/2019

NFL 2019: Luck's leg injury creates opening in AFC South NFL 2019: Andrew Luck's leg injury could change Indianapolis Colts from popular pick to win the AFC South to an open door in the NFL's only division to have three teams with winning records last season       ...
22:39, 08/22/2019

Patrick Byrne Resigns as Overstock.com Chief Executive Patrick Byrne, CEO of online retailer Overstock.com Inc., resigned Thursday, saying he didn’t want his presence to distract from the company’s business strategy....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Two Fed Officials Express Opposition to Rate Cuts in TV Interviews The leaders of the Kansas City and Philadelphia Fed banks both said that while there are risks to the outlook the current path of data suggests lowering short-term borrowing costs doesn’t offer much benefit to the economy....
22:39, 08/22/2019

MGM Getting Into Boutique Hotel Business With New Acquisition MGM Resorts International acquired a 50% stake in the lodging company that operates the boutique NoMad hotels and five other brands, as it seeks to diversify and attract a younger crowd....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Google's Android brand gets a facelift; robot mascot keeps head, loses body in new logo Google is changing the way it names its Android operating system releases in a push for greater accessibility. It's also changing the Android logo.       ...
22:39, 08/22/2019

Russia sends 'Fedor' its first humanoid robot into space Russia launches an unmanned rocket into space carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning how to assist astronauts on board the International Space Station. Video provided by AFP - English      ...
22:39, 08/22/2019

Opinion: Vladimir Putin shows his hand as Moscow rehabilitates Stalin's conquests The Kremlin uses World War II as a way of embedding in the Russian mind the idea that everything the authorities of "Fortress Russia" did, do or will do in the future is good by definition, writes DW's Konstantin Eggert....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Poland and Slovakia: Lightning strikes leave several dead in Tatra Mountains At least five people, including two children, have been killed during an electrical storm in the Tatra Mountain range, either side of the Polish, Slovak border. Rescue personnel are continuing to look for survivors....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Dynamic career women from Africa coming together in Germany Eight female founders from Ghana, Kenya and South Africa are currently in Berlin as part of the Female Tech Business in Africa program. They want to network and push for digitization throughout Africa....
22:39, 08/22/2019

News Corp developing 'Knewz.com' service to take on Google News: WSJ News Corp is developing a news-aggregation service to compete with Alphabet Inc's Google News and could be launched later this year, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter....
22:39, 08/22/2019

FAA plans to test Boeing MAX software on less-experienced pilots: sources The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration plans to test next month how pilots with around one year of experience flying Boeing 737 jets handle new software on the MAX model, four sources with knowledge of the matter said....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Cramer says Trump is basically risking recession over trade to force the Fed to cut rates again "The president is not backing down," says CNBC's Jim Cramer, referring to Trump's repeated calls for the Fed to cut rates while talking tough on China....
23:00, 08/22/2019

Ocasio-Cortez slammed for calling the Electoral College a racist ‘scam’ Republicans have ripped Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for calling the Electoral College a racist “scam” that favors mostly white and rural states at the expense of those with large minority populations. The 29-year-old freshman lawmaker wants to elim...
23:00, 08/22/2019

8-year-old takes parents’ car for 87-mph joyride on the Autobahn He should have stuck to his Hot Wheels. An 8-year-old German boy took his parents’ Volkswagen Golf on a late-night joyride on the Autobahn, hitting speeds of 87 miles per hour, the Guardian reported. The pint-size speed demon even had the prese...
23:00, 08/22/2019

20 jail workers subpoenaed in Jeffrey Epstein suicide probe The probe into the Manhattan jail suicide of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has intensified, with as many as 20 corrections workers getting slapped with grand jury subpoenas, according to a report. Among those being hauled into court are ...
23:00, 08/22/2019

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street challenged with breaking backstop deadlock within 30 days Boris Johnson has returned to Downing Street this evening after France joined Germany in challenging him to come up with a backstop alternative within 30 days....
23:00, 08/22/2019

Miley Cyrus Slams Rumors She Cheated on Liam Hemsworth Miley Cyrus is setting the record straight on her split from Liam Hemsworth. The 26-year-old singer took to Twitter on Thursday to shut down rumors their romance ended because of......
23:26, 08/22/2019

Sophie Turner and Priyanka Chopra's Mom Burn Up the Dance Floor at Jonas Brothers Concert We are family! Just when you thought it couldn't get better than the Jonas Brothers and the J Sisters, it seems the family ties run even deeper and more adorable. It's......
23:26, 08/22/2019

Prince William and Kate Middleton Fly Commercial Amid Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Private Jet Drama Just days after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle came under fire over their private jet journey, Prince William and Kate Middleton were spotted taking a commercial flight to Scotland. The......
23:26, 08/22/2019

What Happens to Your Campaign Contributions When a Presidential Candidate Drops Out? On Wednesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee officially dropped out of the presidential race, just days after John Hickenlooper also called it quits (and announced his Senate bid). As of June, both former candidates raised nearly $8.5 million in camp...
23:26, 08/22/2019

Democrats Decide the Total Collapse of the Planet Isn't Worth a Debate The Democratic National Committee voted on Thursday to reject a proposed 2020 debate on climate change, which sure sounds like a great idea just as things get even more terrifying on that front....
23:26, 08/22/2019

A Perfect Distillation of Trump's Anti-Semitism in Just One Minute It’s glancingly rare that anyone actually on the left gets booked on a cable news show like CNN’s The Lead, but when it happens, they generally shake shit up and leave the other talking heads agog. Today’s case: Mehdi Hasan, host for Al Jazeera and c...
23:26, 08/22/2019

Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile fined for environmental violations Chilean regulators said on Thursday they had fined the sprawling Quebrada Blanca copper mine, controlled by Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd, for violating the terms of its environmental permits....
23:52, 08/22/2019

Hyundai Ioniq Hyundai's version of the modern eco-car debuted for the 2018 model year and is ready for its first freshening, which may be unveiled as early as November at the Los Angeles Auto Show....
23:52, 08/22/2019

The titanium Apple Card comes with a series of insane care instructions Apple's physical, titanium Apple Card comes with its own set of cleaning and care instructions – seriously. Having just released its credit card in the US, Apple has published a support page for the Apple Card detailing how to clean and c...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Serena Williams and other tennis pros surprise a group of youth players ahead of US Open Nike brought together 11 of the best professional female tennis players for a "Queens of the Future" event celebrating the growth of women in sport.       ...
23:52, 08/22/2019

NFL 2019: Rivers: 'I feel like we're in that window.' NFL 2019: Philip Rivers says the Los Angeles Chargers' potential reminds him of 2006 to '09, when the franchise won four straight AFC West Division titles       ...
23:52, 08/22/2019

White House mulling tax cuts but not to counter weakness: adviser The Trump administration is considering a package of tax cuts designed to buttress the economy's long-term growth that could be rolled out during the 2020 election campaign, but it is not considering reductions now to counter economic weakness, White...
23:52, 08/22/2019

S&P 500 stalls in economic data offset, ahead of Fed chair's speech The benchmark S&P 500 ended little changed on Thursday as a fall in U.S. jobless claims offset data showing a contraction in U.S. manufacturing activity while investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's speech on Friday for clues on the c...
23:52, 08/22/2019

U.S. official says China far short of soybean purchase pledge after small sale China has purchased about only half the U.S. soybeans it pledged to buy earlier this year, a U.S. Department of Agriculture official said on Thursday, after a small sale was reported amid the two countries' escalating trade war....
23:52, 08/22/2019

How Wayne LaPierre Survived a Revolt at the N.R.A. Previously undisclosed documents reveal a sweeping effort by top officials and lawyers to oust the longtime head of the N.R.A. Not only has he remained, but he continues to influence the president....
00:13, 08/23/2019

NJ murder victim was stabbed multiple times by co-worker: court docs The New Jersey accountant charged in the lunch-break slaying of his co-worker allegedly stabbed the victim several times — then fretted to colleagues about being arrested, according to new court papers. Employees at marketing firm Engine Group ...
00:13, 08/23/2019

38 former students sue Yeshiva University over alleged sex abuse After years of failed attempts to sue Yeshiva University, 38 former students who say they were sexually abused by three rabbis and other school staff decades ago can now seek justice under the Child Victims Act. The victims say while they attended al...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Kenneth Saal arrested in murder of co-worker Carolyn Byington A New Jersey man has been arrested in the murder of his 26-year-old co-worker, more than two months after she was found dead in her apartment, prosecutors said Thursday. Kenneth Saal, 30, is accused of killing Carolyn Byington when she went home for ...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Kia Sorento The midsize crossover was freshened for the 2019 model year and should get a redesign for the 2021 model year, perhaps with an optional hybrid powertrain....
00:13, 08/23/2019

Ezekiel Elliott snapped golfing in Mexico as Dallas Cowboys holdout continues As the clock ticks on whether or not the Dallas Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliott will handshake on a deal before the NFL season kicks off, the star running back continues his daily golf sessions at the luxurious, 1500-acre private Diamante Los Cabos resor...
00:13, 08/23/2019

NWSL players say investment key to sustaining World Cup bump While record crowds at National Women's Soccer League games are evidence of a World Cup bump, players want the momentum to extend beyond the ticket office....
00:13, 08/23/2019

Former New Mexico AD indicted on embezzlement charges Former University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs, who left in 2017 amid questions over spending, has been indicted in connection with a lavish 2015 golf trip to Scotland that was partly paid for with state funds, according to court docume...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Miami Dolphins player responds to coach playing Jay-Z at practice amid controversy over rapper's NFL deal Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills responded to his head coach playing several songs by Jay-Z during Wednesday's practice by blasting tracks from the Brooklyn rapper's archrival....
00:13, 08/23/2019

Should I stay or should I run? Pompeo under pressure over U.S. Senate seat Republican pressure on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to run for U.S. Senate next year to help keep the party's majority intact is coming up against President Donald Trump's hope of keeping one of his most trusted aides in his administration....
00:13, 08/23/2019

Spacewatch: India’s moon mission arrives in lunar orbit If Chandrayaan-2 is successful, it will make India the fourth country to reach the moon’s surfaceIndia’s moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, has arrived in lunar orbit. The spacecraft is engaged in a series of manoeuvres that will place it in its final oper...
00:39, 08/23/2019

Scientists seek better understanding of mouse, human brains to improve research For decades, scientists have used experimental drugs to cure mice of brain disorders like Alzheimer's disease, glioblastoma and depression. But on human brains, these treatments often don't work....
00:39, 08/23/2019

Hungry turtle ASMR is ASMR we can get behind ASMR, otherwise known as autonomous sensory meridian response, has long been dominated by the kinds of hushed whispers that make some of us mortals feel like a knife will meet our throat any second. Bless these hungry turtles, then, who calm not with...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Overstock CEO Resigns to Focus on Career as Deep State Intelligence Asset, One Assumes Online furniture salesman Patrick Byrne stunned investors and anyone who’s ever tried to buy a cheap mid-century modern couch by publicly claiming in a cryptic statement about the “deep state” to have repeatedly assisted the “Men in Black” in governm...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Unprecedented Close-Up View of Asteroid Shows Rocks That Look Surprisingly Familiar On October 3, 2018, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft dropped a lander toward the surface of the asteroid Ryugu from 135 feet up. The lander, MASCOT, hit a boulder, bounced backward, and tumbled 55 feet along the asteroid’s surface before coming to rest upsid...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Steven Universe: The Movie Is a Mindblowingly Heartfelt, Musical Masterpiece From the moment Steven Universe: The Movie’s sumptuously-produced opening credits begin rolling, you can see how Rebecca Sugar really, really wasn’t being subtle earlier this year. She explained how the Crewniverse had been secretly preparing for the...
01:00, 08/23/2019

This Daily Pill Cut Heart Attacks by Half. Why Isn’t Everyone Getting It? ‘Polypills’ of generic drugs may dramatically reduce heart attacks and strokes in poor countries, a new study suggests. Some experts still aren’t enthusiastic....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Taking a vacation? Here's how to avoid tainted alcohol anywhere you travel Twenty five people have died in Costa Rica due to tainted alcohol, authorities say. Here's how to protect yourself while traveling.       ...
01:26, 08/23/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after ‘deep state’ comments Patrick Byrne has resigned as the CEO of Overstock following comments he made about the “deep state,” and his relationship with Russian agent Maria Butina....
01:26, 08/23/2019

Watch: LAFC's Carlos Vela nets possible soccer goal of the year Carlos Vela devastated defenders with his quick and close touch of the soccer ball before scoring a beautiful goal during LAFC's shutout win against the San Jose Earthquakes....
01:26, 08/23/2019

AC Schnitzer ACS2 Sport 'Competition' 2019 review Aachen tuner turns its attention to – and turns up the wick on – the sweetest-handling M car currently on sale AC Schnitzer has been modifying all manner of BMW cars since an E32 7 Series conversion labelled ACS7 appeared at the 1987 Frankfurt moto...
01:26, 08/23/2019

August Data Heighten Pressure on Industrial Stocks One of the hardest-hit areas of the stock market in recent months is under fresh pressure after a series of reports showed the manufacturing sector in decline....
01:26, 08/23/2019

VMware buys Carbon Black and Pivotal, valued together at $4.8 billion VMware is following through on its proposal to buy Pivotal, a fellow Dell subsidiary, and expanding into cybersecurity with the acquisition of Carbon Black....
01:52, 08/23/2019

Blazin' Saddles: La Vuelta a Espana - 7 key stages of the 2019 race "Starting with a team time trial in Torrevieja and finishing in Madrid with a showpiece circuit race in the Spanish capital, the 2019 Vuelta a Espana is a tough, persistently hill affair. Here\u0027s a closer look at seven of the key stages where the...
01:52, 08/23/2019

Former England international Haskell to try hand at MMA "Former England rugby international James Haskell has signed a deal with mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA and will compete in the heavyweight division, the 34-year-old confirmed on Thursday."...
01:52, 08/23/2019

US athletes warned they will face punishment if they protest against racism and gun violence "U.S. athletes Race Imboden and Gwen Berry have been placed on probation for 12 months for their political protests at the Pan Am Games, USA Today reported on Tuesday."...
01:52, 08/23/2019

Brazil says it is target of smear campaign over role in Amazon fires Onyx Lorenzoni, the Brazilian president’s chief of staff, accused European countries of exaggerating environmental problems in Brazil in order to disrupt its commercial interests....
01:52, 08/23/2019

U.S., China planning in-person trade talks next month: White House adviser Earlier this month, Trump backed off a Sept. 1 deadline for imposing tariffs on thousands of Chinese imports and officials in Beijing and Washington announced renewed trade discussions....
01:52, 08/23/2019

Kashmir Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts about Kashmir, a region in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges. India, Pakistan and China all claim partial or complete ownership....
02:13, 08/23/2019

British consulate employee detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese state-run newspaper reports A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," China's state-run tabloid Global Times reported on Thursday....
02:13, 08/23/2019

If I protest in Hong Kong and travel to mainland China, will I be able to come home? In late May, two weeks before the first major anti-extradition bill march in Hong Kong, four high school friends and I took a day trip to the Chinese city of Shenzhen for a birthday celebration....
02:13, 08/23/2019

Indonesia sends 1,000 police to quell protests Protests in Indonesia were sparked by allegations of police brutality after a group of Papuan students were accused of throwing the country's flag into a ditch....
02:13, 08/23/2019

Leading House Dem calls out Omar and Tlaib for furthering anti-Semitism with 'vile' cartoon House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., called out members of both parties on Thursday, claiming they helped further anti-Semitism in the nation's "political dialogue."...
02:13, 08/23/2019

Dem senator hit with bar complaint for ‘openly threatening’ Supreme Court Conservative watchdog Judicial Watch has accused Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., of “openly threatening the U.S. Supreme Court,” in a complaint brought before the Rhode Island Judiciary....
02:13, 08/23/2019

Jeremy Corbyn: I agree with Macron on Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in agreement with Emmanuel Macron's stance on Brexit - after the French president insisted the Irish border backstop is "indispensable"....
02:13, 08/23/2019

Back-to-school products you should never buy at Target Target is one of the most popular stores for back-to-school shopping — but skip these items or you'll be wasting money!       ...
02:13, 08/23/2019

Silicone 3D printing startup Spectroplast spins out of ETHZ with $1.5M 3D printing has become commonplace in the hardware industry, but because few materials can be used for it easily, the process rarely results in final products. A Swiss startup called Spectroplast hopes to change that with a technique for printing usi...
02:39, 08/23/2019

Reliability concerns raised over pi-top’s STEM learning laptop TechCrunch has learned of a safety issue and a number of product reliability questions being raised about a modular computer made by a London edtech startup that’s intended for children to learn coding and electronics. The product, called the p...
02:39, 08/23/2019

India’s Moon lander just snapped its first photo of the lunar surface The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has had a big week already. The group’s Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the Moon a few days ago, which is a major milestone for a mission that could make India the fourth ...
02:39, 08/23/2019

William Jackson Harper hops aboard Barry Jenkins' new Underground Railroad Amazon show It’s been a rough summer for Chidi fans, as anyone who saw Midsommar can attest; not only did they have to watch William Jackson Harper—who plays The Good Place’s endearingly conflicted ethical philosopher—act like kind of a jerk in Ari Aster’s brigh...
02:39, 08/23/2019

Retrophin scraps nervous system disorder study, shares dive Retrophin Inc said on Thursday it was discontinuing the late-stage study for its rare neurological disorder treatment after it failed to improve patients' ability to conduct daily activities such as eating and walking, sending shares down 30%....
02:39, 08/23/2019

Hospitals treat patients without admitting them, to avoid penalties (Reuters Health) - Hospitals appear to be treating Medicare patients in emergency departments (EDs) and observation areas to avoid readmissions and the financial penalties associated with them, according to a new U.S. study....
02:39, 08/23/2019

Gender minority college students at increased mental health risk (Reuters Health) - Gender minority students in U.S. colleges and universities are four times as likely as other students to experience mental health problems, researchers say....
02:39, 08/23/2019

Governor criticized for 'disgusting' anti-immigrant email sent day before El Paso attack Letter from Greg Abbott warns over ‘illegal immigrants’ and says ‘we’ll need to take matters into our own hands’The day before a gunman in El Paso carried out the deadliest attack against Latinos in modern US history, the Texas governor sent out an a...
02:39, 08/23/2019

MLB suspends involvement in Venezuelan baseball following sanctions Major League Baseball said on Thursday it was suspending involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season pending instructions from the U.S. government, which has repeatedly sanctioned the South American nation's government....
02:39, 08/23/2019

Thomas shares Tour Championship lead despite low-key start Justin Thomas missed two short putts in a mediocre even-par 70 on the first day at the Tour Championship on Thursday but ended the round tied for the lead with fellow Americans Brooks Koepka and Xander Schauffele....
02:39, 08/23/2019

South Korea Ends Pact to Share Military Information With Japan South Korea said it was withdrawing from an agreement to share military intelligence with Japan—widening a rift between two U.S. allies and undermining Washington’s efforts to counter rivals North Korea, China and Russia....
02:39, 08/23/2019

'Malaria will not be eradicated in near future', warns WHO Three-year review says new vaccines for eradicating disease are only 40% effectiveMalaria will not be eradicated in the foreseeable future even though it is achievable and would save millions of lives, according to World Health Organization (WHO) exp...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Amazon wildfires: Who is to blame? Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro accused media organizations of trying to undermine his government....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Netflix will release 41 new original movies and shows in September – here’s the complete list Netflix announced its full schedule of new September 2019 releases yesterday, and it also ran down all the content currently in its catalog that will be removed over the course of the month. For the full calendar of everything coming and going on Net...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Why Irv Gotti is starring in ‘Growing Up Hip Hop: New York’ The idea for Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti to co-star on We TV’s “Growing Up Hip Hop: New York” came from his son, Jonathan “JJ” Wilson Lorenzo — who appears on the upcoming (Aug. 29) season of the series with his father and sister, Angie Pearson. “My fr...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Critics say ‘It Chapter 2’ starring Bill Hader deserves an Oscar It isn’t often that critics go nuts over a sequel — or a sequel to a horror movie, for that matter. But early praise for “It Chapter 2,” which will star “SNL” alum Bill Hader, confirms that the second act just might be b...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Donald Trump's Message To G7 Leaders This Weekend: Be More Like The US President Donald Trump will highlight US economic policies under his stewardship at meetings with other G7 leaders this weekend in France and encourage allies to follow the American model to stave off......
03:00, 08/23/2019

British Oil Tanker Seized By Iran Could Be Released Soon: Report Sweden has received "very strong indications" that a British oil tanker seized last month by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz is to be released soon, Swedish public service broadcaster SVT reported on......
03:00, 08/23/2019

Arsenal tell Mustafi and Elneny to leave before European transfer window closes • Unai Emery says fringe players should find ‘another challenge’• Mustafi linked with Monaco; Elneny with Turkish clubsUnai Emery has told Shkodran Mustafi and Mohamed Elneny to find “another challenge” before the end of the European transfer window,...
03:26, 08/23/2019

Brendan Rodgers backs James Maddison to be a perfect fit for England • Leicester manager praises midfielder’s work ethic• ‘He has confidence because he puts the work in,’ says RodgersBrendan Rodgers believes James Maddison has all the attributes to fit seamlessly into Gareth Southgate’s England setup. Maddison is expe...
03:26, 08/23/2019

Eddie Jones picks ‘Kamikaze Kids’ Curry and Underhill to face Ireland • England coach pairs Curry and Underhill together for first time• Jones also selects Ford, Farrell and Tuilagi in midfieldEddie Jones had been in his job a matter of months when he called a meeting at the Rugby Football Union and announced “I can’t ...
03:26, 08/23/2019

Ford dealership gives new Escape to husband of El Paso shooting victim Casa Ford-Lincoln donated the vehicle to replace one stolen shortly after the funeral of Margie Reckard, whose husband invited the public to attend because the couple had no nearby family....
03:26, 08/23/2019

VW denies report of interest in Tesla stake A German business magazine reported VW CEO Herbert Diess is interested in buying a stake in Tesla. The automaker said the report is "without merit."...
03:26, 08/23/2019

HP names Lores CEO, reports solid Q3 HP said Enrique Lores, head of its printing unit, will take over as CEO for Dion Weisler. Separately, HP's third quarter earnings were better than expected....
03:26, 08/23/2019

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne resigns in wake of "deep state" remarks "If the hors d’oeuvre that was served recently caused the market such indigestion, it is not going to be in shareholder interest for me to be around if and when any main course is served," Byrne wrote to shareholders....
03:26, 08/23/2019

Assam BJP Worker Gets Himanta Biswa's Photo Tattooed, Calls Him "God" A BJP worker in Assam took political fandom to another level and got a picture of state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tattooed on his forearm. Another BJP worker recently shared pictures of it on......
03:26, 08/23/2019

India Will Receive 1st Of 36 Rafale Fighter Jet Next Month: President Macron Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently on a three-nation tour, arrived in Paris for bilateral meetings with his French counterpart Edouard Philippe and French President Emmanuel Macron. ...
03:26, 08/23/2019

Activists target airport as Hong Kong braces for more protests Multiple protests are planned for Friday, including a march by accountants to government headquarters and a "Baltic Chain" event where protesters will join hands across different districts in the Chinese territory....
04:13, 08/23/2019

It is possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon: WHO The World Health Organization says it's theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment....
04:13, 08/23/2019

YouTube disables channels over 'Chinese disinformation' on Hong Kong YouTube has disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after similar campaigns on Twitter and Facebook were dismantled....
04:13, 08/23/2019

Deer Lake, N.L., drinking water deemed safe after canal cleanup: report The barrels were discovered in 2016 in the Humber Canal, which provides Deer Lake, N.L.'s water supply, by a concerned resident who filmed the sunken debris on a GoPro camera....
04:13, 08/23/2019

18 attorneys general support challenge of Trump rule expanding rapid deportations A group of 18 attorneys general from across the country Thursday supported a challenge to a Trump administration rule that broadly expands its ability to quickly deport undocumented immigrants. The attorneys general filed an amicus brief in the U.S. ...
04:39, 08/23/2019

How to edit RAW images using Affinity Photo on a Mac RAW photos provide a wealth of editing options unavailable in other file types, but not all image-editing apps support the format. Learn how to edit RAW images using Affinity Photo on a Mac....
04:39, 08/23/2019

Watch: Showtime releases first-look teaser of 'The L Word: Generation Q' Showtime released a first-look teaser of "The L Word: Generation Q" featuring returning stars Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig, and Leisha Hailey, and new cast members....
04:39, 08/23/2019

ABVP Releases List Of 10 Candidates For Delhi University Polls Next Month The RSS-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad on Thursday announced the names of 10 probable candidates for the Delhi University Students' Union polls next month....
04:39, 08/23/2019

Lucas di Grassi: 2018/19 Formula E season my worst for consistency Audi driver Lucas di Grassi says the recently-concluded 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E season was his worst campaign in the electric championship "in terms of consistency"...
04:39, 08/23/2019

Where's Luke? Who's Keri Russell playing? Every 'Star Wars' question we need answered at D23 D23, Disney's fan convention, arrives this weekend with a new look at 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.' Here's what you need to know.        ...
05:13, 08/23/2019

'Dancing With the Stars': President Trump says Sean Spicer will do 'great' amid backlash President Donald Trump is weighing in on Sean Spicer's controversial casting on "Dancing With the Stars," saying he'll "do great."        ...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Halep hopes dream Wimbledon run can end U.S. Open nightmare Simona Halep is living the dream after her Wimbledon triumph and the Romanian heads into next week's U.S. Open hoping for a new dawn at the season's final Grand Slam after early exits in the last two years....
05:13, 08/23/2019

Google removes 210 YouTube channels in Hong Kong misinformation crackdown Google said Thursday that it had shut down 210 YouTube channels after the company learned they were tied to misinformation about the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
05:13, 08/23/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Bird Mod Is Magnificently Chill Red Dead Redemption 2 is a game that can be chill, but eventually, somebody pulls a gun on you, or a coyote attacks, or you wander into a whinnying horse fire hell zone. To achieve true chill, you must rise above it all. Thanks to mods, you can....
05:13, 08/23/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after speaking of "Deep State," and investigations of Trump, Clinton Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has resigned days after previous letter speaking of the "deep state'' and helping investigations of Trump, Clinton       ...
05:13, 08/23/2019

No, You Can't Charge Your AirPods Case With Your Apple Watch Charger On paper, this little trick should be possible. The Apple Watch uses a Qi-based charger, and your AirPod wireless charging case also supports Qi charging. Instead of plugging in your wireless charging case, you should be able to set it right on top o...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Florida scientists induce spawning of Atlantic coral in lab for first time Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time in an aquarium setting, a breakthrough they say holds great promise in efforts to restore depleted reefs in the wild....
05:39, 08/23/2019

MIT sets review of donations, apologizes for Jeffrey Epstein ties Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Rafael Reif said on Thursday that the elite university would review its process for accepting donations after taking about $800,000 from foundations controlled by financier Jeffrey Epstein, who committe...
05:39, 08/23/2019

Sen. Cotton says he raised the idea of buying Greenland in conversations with Trump and Danish ambassador The revelation came a day after Trump called off a trip to Denmark, saying in a tweet that he postponed the visit because the country’s leader was not interested in selling Greenland to the United States....
05:39, 08/23/2019

Meghan Markle makes surprise appearance at photo shoot Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, made an unexpected appearance at a photo shoot for her Smart Works charity, which provides unemployed women with outfits for job interviews....
06:00, 08/23/2019

Brooks Koepka's Body Issue shoot makes his priorities clear Brooks Koepka caught plenty of flak for posing for ESPN's Body Issue, and possibly compromising his chances in the Players in the process. But after another major win and three close calls this year, Koepka's priorities are clear....
06:00, 08/23/2019

Move over Omar, it's Brandon Figueroa's time His own father didn't think he was cut out to be a boxer, but Brandon Figueroa is breaking out of his older brother's shadow and is on the verge of big things in boxing....
06:00, 08/23/2019

YouTube Disables 200 Videos Believed to Be Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. The video removals come just days after Twitter said it...
06:00, 08/23/2019

Believe It or Not, Christina Hendricks Played an Iconic Role in American Beauty Christina Hendricks is revealing that she had a hand in the making of the film, American Beauty. When the film comes to mind, people instantly think of that iconic movie poster with the......
06:00, 08/23/2019

Sarah Michelle Gellar Is Playing a Mommy Blogger in a New Show Buffy's got a new gig. Sarah Michelle Gellar is starring in and executive producing a potential new series, and based on the description, we're going to need it in front of our......
06:00, 08/23/2019

Kia Seltos The new crossover shares its platform with the popular Hyundai Kona subcompact crossover, but has not been confirmed for sale in the U.S. The Seltos is built in Korea and India. U.S. journalists taken to Korea to drive the crossover compared it favor...
06:52, 08/23/2019

Nations approve greater protections for world giraffe population Parties voted Thursday at the World Wildlife Conference in Switzerland to limit giraffe parts international trade to help protect the species from extinction....
06:52, 08/23/2019

What causes numbness on the right side of the face? Facial numbness can occur when nerves in the face become damaged or inflamed. Find out which conditions can cause right sided facial numbness, and learn about the treatment options....
06:52, 08/23/2019

What happens when you lose your virginity? Many people feel nervous about having sex for the first time, but knowing what might happen can help a person prepare, emotionally and physically, to lose their virginity. Read on to learn more....
06:52, 08/23/2019

Man Arrested For Dumping Dirt On Car. His Girlfriend Was Inside A man in Florida, USA, has been arrested for dumping a mound of dirt on a car that his girlfriend drove to his place of work. Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post last Thursday......
07:13, 08/23/2019

Android Ditches Dessert-Themed Names as Q Becomes 10 Android Q is now Android 10. Breaking the 10-year history of naming Android releases after desserts, Google on Thursday announced it had officially named the next version as just Android 10....
07:13, 08/23/2019

Angel Has Fallen, Gerard Butler Action Movie, Out Now in India Gerard Butler's Secret Service agent Mike Banning is back to save the day, (largely) on his own. Again. Angel Has Fallen - the third entry in the Fallen film series - is out now in cinemas......
07:13, 08/23/2019

Motorola One Action Set to Launch in India Today, How to Watch Live Stream Motorola One Action price in India is yet to be revealed, though it was launched in Europe last week with a price tag of EUR 259 (roughly Rs. 20,600)....
07:13, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift: Lover review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week Less bitter than Reputation, Lover has something for everyone, especially Swift’s boyfriend, but is she treading water?The deluxe version of Taylor Swift’s seventh studio album comes with a facsimile of the singer’s journal. It contains selected diar...
07:13, 08/23/2019

It looks like Marcus Stroman dodges a bullet Marcus Stroman has no plans to let a tight left hamstring rob him of his next scheduled start. The energetic right-hander pitched just four innings Wednesday before exiting with the injury, but said he was feeling “good” Thursday and planned on movin...
07:13, 08/23/2019

Packers-Raiders Preseason Game Played On 80-Yard Field Due To CFL Goalpost Issue Thursday night’s Packers-Raiders game is being played in Winnipeg, at the home of the Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Suited though the stadium may be for Canadian gridiron football, it turns out the field is not up to the job of hosti...
07:39, 08/23/2019

It’s UA move in day! TUCSON – Wildcats new and old made their way to the University of Arizona campus as parents dropped off students on move-in day. Reported as the largest move-in day the University has ever seen, almost 1,000 students will be moving into the new...
07:39, 08/23/2019

TFD responds to reports of a fire in the Tucson Mall TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department crews responded to calls of smoke coming from a store under construction inside the Tucson Mall. According to TFD, upon crews arrival, mall patrons had evacuated the area and the sprinkler system extinguished the...
07:39, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes....
07:39, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Salesforce sees higher quarterly, FY revenue; shares rise 7% Salesforce.com Inc forecast third-quarter and full-year revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as it benefits from acquisitions and more companies opting for its cloud-based services, sending its shares up 7% in extended trading....
07:39, 08/23/2019

|Moyo'slegalteamarguescontemptofcourtafternewterminationnotice In an open letter published on its website, the financial services provider said it took the step "after legal advice and on careful reflection by directors, with proper regard to their fiduciary duties to the company"....
07:39, 08/23/2019

Omarosa predicts Trump will 'insert himself' to help Sean Spicer win 'Dancing With the Stars' Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman suggested that President Trump will actively help his former press secretary Sean Spicer in the upcoming season of "Dancing With the Stars."...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Trump speaks out on Sean Spicer joining 'Dancing with the Stars': 'He will do great' One day after it was revealed that Sean Spicer will be competing on the upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars," President Trump spoke out about the casting decision. ...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ Arrives the Old-Fashioned Way, and With Twists The pop star’s 18-track, seventh studio album is out now, featuring the Dixie Chicks, St. Vincent and production by her go-to collaborator Jack Antonoff....
08:00, 08/23/2019

Justice Department indicts 80 in online scams linked to Nigeria The Justice Department unsealed a 252-count indictment accusing 80 people in the United States and Nigeria of attempting to steal millions of dollars through Internet scams....
08:00, 08/23/2019

Android replacing dessert names with numbered versions Google announced Thursday it's ditching dessert-themed names for versions of its Android operating system, switching instead to numbered identifications....
08:00, 08/23/2019

| Chinese paper attacks Twitter and Facebook for shutting accounts Twitter and Facebook’s move to close accounts that the companies said were backed by China and attempting to manipulate news about the protests in Hong Kong drew swift backlash from Chinese state media and internet users....
08:00, 08/23/2019

| Facebook launches tool to let users control data it gathers about their web activity Facebook, under pressure to ramp up privacy rules across its platform, said on Tuesday it was rolling out a tool allowing users to control data that it receives from other apps and websites about their online activity....
08:00, 08/23/2019

Ireland abuse survivors say Pope must face up to Church's past sins This weekend will be a moment of reckoning for survivors around the world, as the Pope arrives for the first papal visit to Ireland in nearly 40 years amid a growing outcry over Church-related sexual abuse....
08:26, 08/23/2019

Wisconsin too cheesy for Dems? Many 2020 delegates snag hotels closer to Chicago: reports Nearly half of the delegations scheduled to attend the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee next July will stay in hotels across the state line in Illinois -- stretching as far as the Chicago area, officials said.   ...
08:52, 08/23/2019

The thud, thud, thud of techno music leaves no space for bad thoughts They say routine is good for mental health, and techno is nothing if not routineI am often asked what sort of things help me with my mental health. I think people expect me to say walking, nature, swimming. And all of those things do help, all of tho...
08:52, 08/23/2019

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard SeymourWe are swimming in writing. Our lives have become, in the words of the author and academic Shoshana Zu...
08:52, 08/23/2019

Johnson & Johnson Says It Paid Rs 25 Lakh To Faulty Hip Implant Victims Pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson said it has paid Rs 25 lakh each to three victims of its faulty acetabular surface replacement (ASR) hip implants in Uttar Pradesh....
08:52, 08/23/2019

Under Flagship Nutrition Scheme, UP Schoolchildren Seen Eating Roti-Salt About 100 students who study in Classes 1 to 8 in a government school in eastern Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district were filmed eating rotis and salt as their mid-day meal, under a flagship central......
08:52, 08/23/2019

How do high schools deal with lightning strikes & safety during football games? TUCSON – The high school football season begins Friday night.  Some games may get delayed because of lightning strikes.  Here’s more on how players, fans and administrators dealt with the lightning threats at CDO on Thursday:...
08:52, 08/23/2019

NYC eateries don’t want to let go of banned CBD products Last month, the city’s Health Department forced 15 eateries to destroy food and drinks infused with cannabidiol, or CBD, which doesn’t get you high but is said to relieve pain and anxiety....
09:13, 08/23/2019

Telling Lies’ voyeurism makes you wonder: “Should I actually be watching this?” Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
09:13, 08/23/2019

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's president accused his critics of setting them, to “call attention” against his government....
09:39, 08/23/2019

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety standards. ...
09:39, 08/23/2019

With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
09:39, 08/23/2019

No money down! States vow Obamacare replacements without funding plans Lawmakers in about a dozen states have touted their measures to enshrine Obamacare within their borders, saying their residents with preexisting illnesses will be protected even if the healthcare law meets doom in court....
09:39, 08/23/2019

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s administration and at least temporarily suspending involvement in the league....
09:39, 08/23/2019

After 11 tons of trash taken off Mount Everest, officials ban single-use plastics Mount Everest has become littered with trash and bodies as more adventurers try their luck at scaling the natural wonder.        ...
10:00, 08/23/2019

What a Trump payroll tax cut would actually mean for your wallet President Trump is considering reducing payroll taxes as a way to stimulate the economy. Here's a rundown of what you pay, and how it would affect your wallet....
10:00, 08/23/2019

Here's why people aren't saving more in their 401(k) plans If you want retirement security later, the time to invest is now. Nevertheless, just 3 out of 10 workers polled by Bankrate.com said they're saving more for retirement now compared to last year....
10:00, 08/23/2019

Pokemon Go: How to complete A Thousand-Year Slumber and catch Jirachi Pokemon Go players have been waiting anxiously for a new Mythical Pokemon to be added to the game, and just a few days ago, their patience finally paid off as the Generation 4 Mythical Pokemon Jirachi was introduced through a brand new Special Resear...
10:26, 08/23/2019

| McGregor sorry for 'unacceptable' pub attack Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor has apologised for his attack on an older man in a Dublin bar which was captured on video before going viral last week....
10:26, 08/23/2019

Egtved Girl Origins Keep Getting More Complicated The Egtved girl’s remains were found in an oak coffin in a peat bog  at a Bronze Age archaeological site near Egtved, Denmark in 1921. ...
10:26, 08/23/2019

Molotov-Ribbentrop: why is Moscow trying to justify Nazi pact? Exhibition about Soviet-Nazi treaty, signed on 23 August 1939, seeks to turn spotlight on west’s behaviour in 1930s Eighty years after the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany signed a non-aggression treaty dividing Europe into spheres of influence, Russia ...
10:52, 08/23/2019

Zimbabwean comedian goes into hiding after abduction and beating Satirist Samantha Kureya seized at home, stripped and forced to drink sewageOne of Zimbabwe’s best-known comedians and political satirists is in hiding after being abducted from her home by unidentified armed men, then beaten, stripped and made to dr...
10:52, 08/23/2019

Grandpa with Alzheimer's holding onto dance moves He's forgotten almost everything from the last 83 years, but not the dance moves he shared with his wife.        ...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Judge grants mistrial in case of Indiana man Joseph Oberhansley, accused of cannibalism The judge in the Indiana trial of a man accused of raping, murdering and eating parts of his ex-girlfriend's body granted a motion for a mistrial.        ...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Robert Cousy President Donald Trump presented basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in an Oval Office ceremony on Thursday. (Aug. 22)        ...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Amazon will no longer use drivers' tips to cover their base pay Amazon has pledged to be more transparent and to tell its its Flex delivery drivers how much they actually earn, according to an email sent to contractors as seen by the LA Times. Perhaps more importantly, the e-commerce giant will no longer dip into...
11:39, 08/23/2019

DoorDash finally makes sure delivery drivers get your tips DoorDash drivers will earn 100 percent of tips under a revamped set of rules on pay. The delivery service today announced a new tipping and earnings policy that it claims will lead to drivers earning more on average. The development comes more than a...
11:39, 08/23/2019

August bank holiday travel: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest days of year on roads gets under way Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
11:39, 08/23/2019

Canada bans Hong Kong consulate staff from travelling outside city after British worker detained in China It comes as the Chinese government announced that British Consulate employee Simon Cheng Man-kit has been held in neighbouring mainland city of Shenzhen...
11:39, 08/23/2019

What to Expect of Britain’s New Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the G7 Summit Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make his debut on the international stage this weekend, at the G7 summit of world leaders in Biarritz, France. There, Johnson will have his first chance as Prime Minister to win over – or al...
11:39, 08/23/2019

India’s Move in Kashmir: More Than 2,000 Rounded Up With No Recourse Kashmiri politicians, business owners, activists and scholars are among those swept up as India tightens its grip — critics say illegally — on the territory....
11:39, 08/23/2019

Jim Mallinder leaves England role to become Scotland performance director ‘This was an opportunity that I couldn’t refuse,’ says MallinderMallinder will work across Scotland’s men’s and women’s teamsJim Mallinder will join the Scottish Rugby Union as its new performance director. The 53-year-old had been working with the R...
12:00, 08/23/2019

Basketball fans furious costly seating at USA v Boomers match offered poor views ACCC confirms it has received complaints about star players pulling out and some people have been given refunds Basketball fans in Melbourne were left fuming after paying hundreds of dollars for seats that offered shockingly poor views of Australia’s...
12:00, 08/23/2019

'I can't believe we're talking about this in 2019' - Solskjaer calls for action after Pogba abuse "Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says that he is stunned that in 2019 players are still being racially abused after an incident involving Paul Pogba on Twitter."...
12:00, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an end to "all forms of white terror", trade unions in the Chinese-ruled city said on Friday....
12:00, 08/23/2019

European shares grind higher ahead of Powell speech European shares inched higher early on Friday, with all eyes on a speech by Federal Reserve Chief Jerome Powell for confirmation the the U.S. central bank is still on course to deliver another cut in interest rates next month....
12:00, 08/23/2019

Japanese stocks gain, strained S.Korea ties lift defence sector Japanese stocks rose on Friday, drawing support from a weaker yen, firmer Chinese and U.S. markets, and a jump in domestic defence shares as ties with South Korea sour further....
12:00, 08/23/2019

New York’s ‘red flag’ gun-control measure goes into effect this weekend New York’s “red flag” law goes into effect Saturday, making the Empire State the 17th to put the gun-control measure in place. The regulations prevent people who show signs of being at risk to themselves or others from purchasing or owning a firearm,...
12:26, 08/23/2019

Major League Baseball banning players from Venezuelan Winter League during offseason The Venezuelan Winter League is a place where some major leaguers and minor leaguers play in the offseason. That will not be an option this upcoming offseason, as Major League Baseball is citing the Trump administration’s recent policies toward Venez...
12:26, 08/23/2019

How will Crystal Palace line up vs Man Utd? Gary Cahill debut, Wilfried Zaha hoping for Old Trafford impact Roy Hodgson could welcome back Jeffrey Schlupp to his Crystal Palace side as the Eagles boss goes in search of a first win, and goal, of the season at Manchester United this weekend....
12:26, 08/23/2019

Ex-White House Press Secretary Says She Is ‘Beyond Proud’ to Join Fox News as a Contributor (NEW YORK) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who once sparred with journalists, has decided to join them. Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its propertie...
12:52, 08/23/2019

Pakistan to UNICEF: Drop Priyanka Chopra Pakistan has demanded that Indian actress Priyanka Chopra be stripped of her UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador role, saying that her "support for war" and the Indian government amid heightened tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir make a "mockery" of t...
12:52, 08/23/2019

Asian markets edge higher before Powell's speech Asian markets mostly moved cautiously higher Friday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech for clues on whether the US central bank will cut interest rates in the future....
12:52, 08/23/2019

Erica review – interactive story careens down a dramatic cul-de-sac PlayStation 4; Flavourworks/SonyThis experiment in storytelling has a fascinating premise – but its repetitiveness renders it a lesser BandersnatchHad Erica been released a year ago, chances are it would have made quite a splash. An interactive, full...
12:52, 08/23/2019

|TongaatunitsuspendedfromtradingonZimstockexchange The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange has halted trading of Tongaat Huletts unit, Hippo Valley, following a delay in the publication of its financial results for the period to March 2019....
13:13, 08/23/2019

|StandardBankseesitswestAfricangrowthtakingofffrom2020 Standard Bank expects its investment into French-speaking West African countries to start taking off once its Ivory Coast business becomes established and Senegal becomes operational....
13:13, 08/23/2019

Young dugong dies in Thailand in blow for vulnerable species Marine resources officials in Thailand say an ailing 5-month-old dugong has died during surgery, just days after the much-publicized death of another dugong from what biologists believe was a combination of shock and ingesting plastic waste...
13:13, 08/23/2019

Primoz Roglic leads Jumbo-Visma’s challenge to Ineos at Vuelta a España • Dutch team buoyed by summer signing of Tom Dumoulin• Nairo Quintana also among favourites on mountainous routeAs the Vuelta a España celebrates its 25th edition since its move from April to September, there is no debate about the success of a shift...
13:39, 08/23/2019

7 sent to hospital after smoke in Hawaiian Airlines plane cabin forces emergency landing Seven people were taken to the hospital Thursday after smoke filled the cabin of a Hawaiian Airlines flight from California to Hawaii.       ...
14:00, 08/23/2019

Bake Off judge joins hospital food review after listeria deaths Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith is to advise a government review into hospital food following the deaths of six people due to a listeria outbreak....
14:00, 08/23/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Bernie Sanders released a climate plan on Thursday that would cost $16.3 trillion during his tour of a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire. The presidential hopeful called the town of Paradise a “wake-up call for our entire nation” to the da...
14:00, 08/23/2019

Spanish police bust pervert accused of snapping over 500 up-skirt photos A serial perv who allegedly snapped hundreds of up-skirt photos was busted by Spanish authorities who tracked online activity to catch him in the act, a report said. The Spanish National Police arrested the man in Madrid on Wednesday while he was sna...
14:00, 08/23/2019

50 Shades of Red Face: College kid accidentally reveals kinky cuffs to mom Her face is fifty shades of red. A California college student was embarrassed beyond belief when she sent her mom a photo of her new bedroom —and forgot to remove a set of kinky handcuffs dangling from the headboard of her bed, she admitted on social...
14:00, 08/23/2019

Google Photos just got an awesome feature that makes it a must-have Android and iPhone app Google Photos is easily one of the best apps you could have installed on your phone, especially if it’s an Android device, and especially a specific type of Android that comes with unlimited storage. Even if you prefer a different cloud or stor...
14:00, 08/23/2019

|Northampostsrecordoperatingprofitinfull-yearearnings Northam Platinum has reported a record operating profit of R2.4bn for the full year to the end of June - up from R823m - representing an increase of 192.7% from the previous year....
14:26, 08/23/2019

CBP seizes 52,000 gun parts at LA port worth $378,000 U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it has seized more than 52,000 firearms parts from China, worth more than $378,000, at a port in Southern California....
14:26, 08/23/2019

Rockin 'n' rollin on Mars: Rolling Stones have space rock named after them The Rolling Stones have rocked stages around the world in their more than 50-year career. But now their influence has gone into space after NASA's Mars InSight Mission named a rock on the planet......
14:26, 08/23/2019

No-frills Wills: British royals take commercial flight to see queen Britain's Prince William has taken a commercial no-frills flight to visit his grandmother Queen Elizabeth, winning plaudits and favorable comparisons to his brother Harry after the younger sibling......
14:26, 08/23/2019

Baby Rage unveils plans for crossplay VR-PC shooter game Extreme Tactical Executioners Baby Rage, a game studio based in Santa California, is designing a virtual reality game called Extreme Tactical Executions (xTx) with PC-VR crossplay.Read More...
14:26, 08/23/2019

Pompeo says the US message on Huawei is clear. Trump's words say otherwise The Secretary of State says Huawei's CFO, who faces extradition to the U.S., is not a bargaining chip in the trade war. That's not what Trump says....
14:26, 08/23/2019

Guidemaster: Finding the best gaming monitors you can buy in 2019 Enlarge / The LG 34GK950F, our favorite ultrawide gaming monitor. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we'll be serving up extra reviews, guides, interviews, and other stories all ...
14:52, 08/23/2019

Cam Newton leaves Panthers' preseason game vs. Patriots with foot injury Cam Newton made an early exit Thursday night against the Patriots, as the Panthers QB suffered a foot injury in the first quarter.       ...
14:52, 08/23/2019

UTEP Miners TE Luke Laufenberg, son of ex-Cowboys QB Babe Laufenberg, dies of cancer Former UTEP football signee Luke Laufenberg, 21, the son of former Cowboys quarterback Babe Laufenberg, died of leukemia on Thursday.       ...
14:52, 08/23/2019

Conor McGregor says he was 'in the wrong' for punching older man at pub Fighter Conor McGregor, recently shown in video punching man in Dublin pub, says he was wrong: "That man deserved to enjoy his time in the pub."       ...
14:52, 08/23/2019

Little Leaguers design cleats for MLB stars Players in the Little League World Series designed cleats for some stars to wear for MLB Players' Weekend.       ...
14:52, 08/23/2019

Volkswagen recalls 679,000 U.S. vehicles that could roll away VW said drivers could remove the key after stopping without placing the car in park, which increases the risk the vehicle could roll away. VW said a build up of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts is to blame. ...
15:13, 08/23/2019

VW explores buying stakes in Chinese suppliers, report says Options under discussion include buying equity stakes or forging joint ventures with Chinese suppliers, particularly companies with technology used in electric vehicles, Bloomberg reported....
15:13, 08/23/2019

American Jailed in Moscow on Spy Charges Says Guards Injured Him Paul N. Whelan, a former Marine held for eight months on charges he denies, said he was in “great pain” and compared his treatment to the Salem witch trials....
15:13, 08/23/2019

Lenovo Smart Clock update gives Google Photos a new bedside home We loved the Lenovo Smart Clock when we first reviewed it in Spring of 2019, but couldn't help but feel that the smart display's screen was underused. A new and very welcome update rectifies that.Bringing the device more in line with the si...
15:13, 08/23/2019

Win a Bowers & Wilkins Formation Wedge wireless speaker and jazz up your home Are you on the hunt for a new wireless speaker? Have you been eyeing up the best wireless speakers out there, only to be discouraged by the price?Well, we have some good news: TechRadar has teamed up with high-end audio brand Bowers & Wilkins to brin...
15:13, 08/23/2019

Wang, Siniakova survive early scares to advance to Bronx semis Top seed Wang Qiang and fifth ranked Katerina Siniakova both had to battle back from a set down to beat unseeded opponents and advance to the Bronx Open semi-finals on Thursday....
15:39, 08/23/2019

New Mexico police find dead newborn in trash bag, may have been injected with heroin, police say New Mexico police last Friday evening found a dead newborn baby in a trash bag who may have been injected with heroin by its mother, according to a report....
16:00, 08/23/2019

Missing Cipriani head chef's body found at New York hostel, police say The body of a head chef at a popular New York City restaurant was found dead Wednesday at a hostel in Queens after he had been missing for four days, police told Fox News. ...
16:00, 08/23/2019

Man, 49, arrested after body of Dallas woman, 22, found in burning SUV A 49-year-old Texas man has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of a woman whose body was found in her burning SUV, according to Dallas police....
16:00, 08/23/2019

Trump claims higher job approval among Republicans than recent polls have found In a morning tweet, the president claimed that 94 percent of fellow Republicans approve of the way he is handling his job. Neither he nor his aides identified the poll he was citing....
16:01, 08/23/2019

The top 10 House races of 2020 Republicans are intent on taking back seats they think should be rightfully theirs, in districts that Trump won by double digits. It’s those seats that make up the bulk of The Fix’s list of House races most likely to flip parties in 2020....
16:01, 08/23/2019

With primary’s first winnowing at hand, candidates face tough choice: Drop out or continue on ‘fool’s errand’ At least nine Democratic presidential hopefuls will probably miss the September debate stage. Should they fold their tents, or soldier on hoping for an improbable comeback?...
16:01, 08/23/2019

WRAPUP 7-Hong Kong protesters join in "Baltic Chain" link of hands Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined peaceful "Baltic Chain" links of hands on Friday, with almost three months of anti-government demonstrations showing no sign of let-up across the Chinese-ruled territory....
16:26, 08/23/2019

Dutch fashion retailer C&A hires banks for Brazilian subsidiary IPO-paper Cofra Holdings, the controller of Dutch fast-fashion retailer C&A, has hired six banks to manage an initial public offering (IPO) of its Brazilian subsidiary, newspaper Valor Economico reported on Friday, citing two unnamed sources....
16:26, 08/23/2019

Cancel the NFL preseason, or at least dramatically overhaul it Sloppy, penalty-plagued football. Key players getting hurt. It's time to overhaul the NFL preseason slate.       ...
16:26, 08/23/2019

Rail line in Hampshire is world's first to be powered by solar farm Pilot scheme on Network Rail’s Wessex route could pave way for direct powering of trainsThe world’s first solar farm to power a railway line directly is due to plug into the track near Aldershot, paving the way for solar-powered trains.From Friday, a...
16:26, 08/23/2019

White supremacy in America: Can parents stop online radicalization? Digital platforms often shield those ripe for radicalization from being detected by family members who can't, or won't, see the signs.        ...
17:13, 08/23/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St drops 1% after Trump's China salvo Wall Street's three main indexes lost about 1% on Friday after President Donald Trump said U.S. companies should "immediately start looking for an alternative to China" after Beijing officials earlier retaliated by imposing tariffs on U.S. goods....
17:39, 08/23/2019

Mexico president says new oil contracts depend on output, investment Mexico's president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that no new oil and gas contracts will be awarded to private firms if companies already awarded contracts do not produce crude or invest....
17:39, 08/23/2019

Slovenia court ruling enables first bank bail-in repayment A Slovenian appellate court has upheld a verdict by a lower court that a local bank had to repay two owners of subordinated bonds scrapped during Slovenia's 2013/14 bank overhaul, raising the possibility that more bondholders might be repaid....
17:39, 08/23/2019

France to investigate rape charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein case France opened an investigation on Friday into the alleged rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case, the chief Paris prosecutor announced....
17:39, 08/23/2019

Russia launches floating nuclear power station; environmentalists warn of ‘Chernobyl on ice’ A floating Russian nuclear power station that environmentalists are calling a potential “Chernobyl on ice” set sail Friday on a 3,000-mile journey across the Arctic....
17:39, 08/23/2019

Special prosecutor to review actor Jussie Smollett's case: judge A Chicago judge on Friday named a special prosecutor to investigate the case involving ex-"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's allegation that he was the victim of a racist attack, which authorities have ruled a hoax....
17:39, 08/23/2019

NASA's Hubble captures image of dynamic star death A NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image released this week was thought to be a picture of two separate objects, when in fact the objects are one star that has separated into two lobes....
18:00, 08/23/2019

Look: 'Lady and the Tramp' share meal in poster for Disney+ film The "Lady and the Tramp" remake and "Noelle," a new Christmas movie starring Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader, got posters and release dates from Disney+....
18:00, 08/23/2019

Tesla, Ford have the most to lose among US carmakers on China's new round of tariffs The two American car companies are among the top exporters of U.S.-produced vehicles to China along with BMW and Daimler/Mercedes-Benz, according to industry data obtained by CNBC....
18:26, 08/23/2019

Yankees vs. Dodgers: This weekend's matchup could be World Series preview This is a weekend to dream on, a collision of two teams who happen to share an October history unlike any other World Series rivals.       ...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Wild polio has been eradicated in Nigeria but infections will continue Nigeria has officially wiped out wild polio, but there have already been 15 cases of infection this year, caused by the live virus used in some vaccines...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio, other celebrities share old, inaccurate photos of Amazon wildfires As the world focuses its attention on the crisis of fires engulfing the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, some celebrities trying to raise awareness are sharing false or misleading images....
18:26, 08/23/2019

Hands-on video shows Apple’s leaked iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 designs in real life Today is Friday, August 23rd, which means that we’re now just two and a half weeks away from seeing the official unveiling of Apple’s next-generation iPhone 11 lineup, and exactly three weeks away from being able to preorder it online. Th...
18:26, 08/23/2019

School closures triple in Central and Western Africa as education comes under fire A surge in “deliberate” attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling in school closures in the last year and left almost two million youngsters “robbed of an education”, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICE...
18:52, 08/23/2019

Amazon Has Ceded Control of Its Site. The Result: Thousands of Banned, Unsafe or Mislabeled Products Just like other tech companies that have struggled to tackle misinformation on their platforms, Amazon has proven unable or unwilling to effectively police third-party sellers on its site. A Wall Street Journal investigation found 4,152 items declare...
18:52, 08/23/2019

A$AP Rocky, Hero, Reportedly Ghosted on Thanking Trump for Lobbying to Get Him Out of Jail Two of Trump’s top African American supporters told Yahoo News they’re upset with rapper A$AP Rocky and his team of managers and lawyers for apparently snubbing them, uhh, I mean, snubbing Trump, after the rapper was released from Swedish jail earlie...
18:52, 08/23/2019

Rangers handed partial stadium ban for fans' racist behaviour "Rangers have been ordered by UEFA to close a section of their Ibrox Stadium for Thursday\u0027s Europa League meeting with Legia Warsaw due to racist behaviour which includes \"sectarian singing\" by their supporters."...
19:13, 08/23/2019

Powell signals the Fed will cut interest rates again as soon as next month Fed Chairman Jerome Powell signaled the Fed will cut rates again as soon as next month. He cited the US trade war with China and global turbulence       ...
19:13, 08/23/2019

China retaliates against the US with tariffs on $75B worth of American goods The trade war between the U.S. and China escalated further Friday as China announced a new set of tariffs on American products.       ...
19:13, 08/23/2019

Chef Ben Returns to Below Deck Mediterranean, But Is Everybody Happy to See Him? He's back! "Oh god, that face." Yep, Chef Ben Robinson is back. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at Below Deck Mediterranean featuring the return of the......
19:13, 08/23/2019

Pete Buttigieg unveils mental health plan that includes $100B investment Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a mental health care plan Friday that includes dedicating $100 billion to a community innovation grant program....
19:13, 08/23/2019

27 injured in Northern California light rail train collision Authorities said Friday more than two dozen people have been injured in Northern California by a collision involving two trains on a commuter rail line....
19:13, 08/23/2019

Solar-powered railway could reduce fossil fuel reliance The world's first solar farm to directly power a railway line has been plugged in -- a development that could lay the foundations for the world's first solar-powered trains....
19:13, 08/23/2019

The Japanese art of flower arrangement CNN explores the influence of ikebana -- floral arrangement -- on Tokyo's traditionalists and disruptors alike, from sparsely elegant compositions to abundant arrangements....
19:13, 08/23/2019

The solution to post-vacation blues They're the dreaded post-vacation blues, when reality settles back in after a fabulous, dreamlike holiday. CNN Travel's "Ask the Editor" feature tells you the best way to beat them....
19:13, 08/23/2019

Alleged “snake oil” crypto company sues over boos at Black Hat Enlarge / Things got weird during a sponsored talk at this year's Black Hat USA conference. Now it's spawning a lawsuit. (credit: Getty Images) One of the strangest moments at the Black Hat USA security conference in Las Vegas this month has now be...
19:13, 08/23/2019

Prince William, Duchess Kate fly budget airline amid flap over Harry and Meghan's private jet use Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan may opt for private jet travel, though Prince William and Duchess Kate are apparently good flying commercial.       ...
19:39, 08/23/2019

Take a ride back in time at Kennywood amusement park, a Pittsburgh institution Kennywood just opened a roller coaster with nine inversions but the Pittsburgh park also maintains several classic rides dating back nearly a century.       ...
19:39, 08/23/2019

Trump Orders U.S. Businesses to Find Alternative to China President Trump said U.S. companies were “hereby ordered” to start looking for alternatives to doing business in China after Beijing said it would impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of additional U.S. products....
19:39, 08/23/2019

Divided G-7 Leaders Headed for Clashes at Tense Summit Once a showcase for international cooperation, Group of Seven summits have turned into minefields of geopolitical discord—and this year’s gathering promises another feast of high-level squabbling....
19:39, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Form Human Chains in Latest Opposition Tactic Thousands of Hong Kong protesters of all ages and backgrounds embarked on a new and peaceful way to get their message across to the world—they held hands....
19:39, 08/23/2019

World Leaders’ G7 Expectations: A Nice Chat, Some Good Wine, No Unity With Trump America’s closest allies meet this weekend and have all but given up on producing the kind of consensus about global issues that has been the summit’s hallmark for decades....
19:39, 08/23/2019

|ChinahitsUSwithhighertariffsonsoybeans,cars,oil China announced plans to impose additional tariffs on $75 billion of American goods including soybeans, automobiles and oil, with the retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned levies on Chinese imports sending US stock futures tumbling....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Trump administration not seen rescinding granted biofuel waivers: sources The Trump administration is no longer expected to rescind any of the biofuel waivers already granted to oil refiners after a meeting on Thursday at the White House, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Andrew Harper: Police forces around Britain pause for minute's silence to remember Pc A minute's silence has been by police forces across the country this morning to remember Pc Andrew Harper who died while responding to a reported crime....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Ray Connor: Tributes to British man killed in 30ft plunge while working on billionaire Ineos founder's yacht Tributes were today paid to a British man working on billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe's yacht after he reportedly fell to his death during a session of the free-running sport parkour....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Brazil leader accuses France's Macron of 'colonialist mindset' after call for action on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hit back at French leader Emmanuel Macron, after he urged dialogue among G-7 leaders on the rising number of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Terrence Malick film, 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' doc in Austin Film Festival's first wave of titles The Austin Film Festival announced its first wave of titles for the 2019 festival including Terrence Malick's "A Hidden Life," the "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" documentary and more world premieres....
20:26, 08/23/2019

This Company Claims to Have Invented an AirPower-like Charging Mat That Actually Works Announced when Apple added wireless charging to the iPhone, the AirPower charging pad was never to see the light of day. The company was vague about why the product never panned out, simply claiming it did not achieve Apple’s high standards. Everyone...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Sphero Just Bought littleBits to Become One of the Largest Makers of Educational Toys Late last year Sphero revealed that it was going to stop producing toy robots based on popular characters like R2D2, BB-8, and Lightning McQueen. Many wondered if the company’s decision to return its focus to the educational market signified the begi...
20:26, 08/23/2019

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Is the Groundbreaking Fantasy Epic We've Been Waiting For The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance may be perfect nostalgia...because it never acts nostalgic. It’s a gripping fantasy that expands Jim Henson’s iconic world, challenging viewers of all ages with complex themes, horrifying imagery, and an environmen...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Almost 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturda...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Find Your Favorite Show's Easter Eggs on the TVDetails Subreddit Some TV shows have too many jokes to catch with just one watch: Arrested Development, 30 Rock, Bojack Horseman, The Simpsons, Community. Some use foreshadowing and thematic hints: Lost, Breaking Bad, The 100. And some just have interesting mistakes, ...
20:26, 08/23/2019

How to Identify Scam Listings on Airbnb On a recent Reddit thread, u/brunoflourenco shared their experience with an Airbnb listing in London—which turned out to be a fake. “We get there, knock on the door, the guy comes out and looks really confused,” they wrote. “We tell him that we are t...
20:26, 08/23/2019

How to Claw Your Way Out of a Financial Pit of Despair When you decide to work towards a big financial goal, getting motivated at the start comes naturally. You’re excited to start chipping away. When you’re near the end of your money marathon, you get reinvigorated and start thinking of the endless poss...
20:26, 08/23/2019

If Your Google Calendar Events Just Disappeared on Your Mac, Try These Temporary Fixes That’s what I get for not touching my Mac in a day or so. Thanks to a tip from Lifehacker reader David (no relation), we can now confirm that Mac users are probably having one heck of a time trying to manage their schedules today. If you synchronize ...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Giants QB Daniel Jones continues impressive preseason against Bengals Rookie quarterback Daniel Jones continued his impressive preseason by completing 9-of-11 passes during a New York Giants win against the Cincinnati Bengals....
20:52, 08/23/2019

Watch: Tom Brady sharp, Cam Newton injured in Patriots win vs. Panthers Tom Brady looked ready for the 2019 season while Cam Newton sustained an injury and left the game early during the New England Patriots' preseason win against the Carolina Panthers Thursday night....
20:52, 08/23/2019

Yakuza's many remasters are about to pay off big time Ryu Ga Gotoku (RGG) Studio is in a fantastic position. The Sega-owned developer has just released Judgment, a well-received detective game starring Japanese actor and singer Takuya Kimura as the lead. Now, the team is turning its attention back to Ya...
20:52, 08/23/2019

Google's internal community guidelines discourage political discussions Today, Google released a new set of community guidelines that bans political discussions inside the company and reminds Googlers that they are responsible for their words and will be held accountable for them. The policy change appears to be an attem...
20:52, 08/23/2019

| Portfolio Committee welcomes PSL return to SABC The Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture welcomed the newly signed broadcast agreement, which sees the Absa Premiership matches aired on SABC....
20:52, 08/23/2019

Cocktail of the Week: The Refuge’s Come As You Are gin cocktail This twist on a summer English spritz uses Earl Grey-infused gin - just add plenty strawberries to garnishWe came up with this fantastic party sharer to celebrate Manchester Pride this weekend. It’s our take on a classic summer English spritz, using ...
20:52, 08/23/2019

Gears of War Isn't As Fun Without The Chainsaw Gun I love the Lancer from Gears of War. That’s the chainsaw gun. So I’m pretty disappointed that Gears of War 4, which I’m playing now to prep for the sequel, keeps taking my Lancer away....
20:52, 08/23/2019

|Huaweiseesa$10bnhittomobileunitfromUScurbs Huawei expects US export restrictions to reduce annual revenue at its consumer devices business by about $10bn, as the company is banned from buying American components like semiconductors and software....
20:52, 08/23/2019

'I hereby order': Trump mocked for highly formal, meaningless decree Trump’s demand that US companies boycott China, which he doesn’t have the power to enforce, inspired responses on TwitterLeaning further into a burgeoning economic war with China of his own design, Donald Trump on Friday levied a series of bizarre de...
21:13, 08/23/2019

Why reCAPTCHA is actually an act of human torture Like many things that start out as a mere annoyance, though eventually grow into somewhat of an affliction. One particular dark and insidious thing has more than reared its ugly head in recent years, and now far more accurately described as an epidem...
21:13, 08/23/2019

Why Minecraft and Mixer are the perfect streaming combo I feel I should start by explaining that I am brand new to any form of streaming. I have played Minecraft a fair amount, albeit five years ago and a lot has changed in that time. Every time I turn the corner, some new feature (new to me) surprises me...
21:13, 08/23/2019

AWS issues are causing erratic cryptocurrency market data in Asia Cryptocurrency exchanges are reportedly experiencing some disruption – how the tables have turned – after an outage at Amazon’s Web Services (AWS) cloud. Binance, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, is reportedly experiencing 500 err...
21:13, 08/23/2019

Hackers behind Texas ransomware attacks want $2.5 million The threat actor behind the coordinated ransomware attack against multiple Texas local governments may have gained access to its computer systems via a third-party software provider. According to NPR, which first reported the development, the attacke...
21:13, 08/23/2019

Mexico sees jungle lakes evaporate amid lower rainfall Some of the mystical blue-green jungle lakes of the Lacandon jungle in southern Mexico are drying up this year, the result of what experts say is an extended drought and rising temperatures in the region...
21:14, 08/23/2019

Trump suggests Jay Powell is a 'bigger enemy' than Xi Jinping President Trump tore into the Chair of the Federal Reserve Jay Powell saying he potentially is a "bigger enemy" to the United States than the president of China....
21:14, 08/23/2019

Trump says US businesses are 'ordered' to find alternatives to China trade President Trump on Friday directed all U.S. businesses to immediately find alternative sources for any goods they were importing from China. The comments came in response to China's announcement earlier in the day that it was enacting additional tari...
21:14, 08/23/2019

China to slap tariffs on $75 billion in US goods China plans to slap new tariffs on $75 billion worth of American products as retaliation against President Trump’s latest round of duties in the latest escalation of the trade war between Washington and Beijing....
21:14, 08/23/2019

Golder Ranch Fire: Blown fuse ignited brush fire on Highway 79 TUCSON – A fire investigation is underway after it burned nearly an acre of brush near milepost 109 of Highway 79 Thursday afternoon. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, investigators believe the fire was caused by a blown fuse on an elect...
21:15, 08/23/2019

No trash, recycling collection on Labor Day Residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on Labor Day. All of City of Tucson residential and commercial customers with regular collection on any day Monday through Friday will have their trash and recycling service delayed...
21:15, 08/23/2019

Trump orders US companies to find China ‘alternative’ FILE – In this June 29, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan. China has announced it will raise tariffs on $75 billion of U....
21:15, 08/23/2019

Fires are raging in the Amazon forest. Here’s how you can help A record number of fires in Brazil’s Amazon region have been linked to an increase in deforestation. According to CNN, the Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world and roughly half the size of the United States. It is key to the health of ...
21:15, 08/23/2019

Unofficial rainfall totals from Thursday TUCSON - Here's some unofficial rainfall totals since yesterday afternoon! "OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURES. WE THANK ALL VOLUNTEER WEATHER OBSERVERS FOR THEIR DEDICATION. NOT ALL DATA LISTED...
21:15, 08/23/2019

Fraudsters tried to steal more than $40 million in one of the biggest online scam cases in U.S. history “In some cases, the victims thought they were communicating with U.S. servicemen stationed overseas, when in fact, they were emailing with con men,” a U.S. attorney said....
21:15, 08/23/2019

David Koch, Embraced as an Arts Patron, Even as Criticism Grew The cultural world Mr. Koch inhabited as benefactor and board member, did not typically engage in the political discourse that made him a figure of intense debate....
21:39, 08/23/2019

French prosecutors open probe of possible crimes linked to Jeffrey Epstein Epstein, 66, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, was arrested by FBI agents in early July as he stepped off his private plane at an airport in Teterboro, New Jersey, which had flown in from Paris....
21:39, 08/23/2019

Top publishers sue Audible for copyright infringement Some of the country’s top publishers are suing Audible, citing copyright infringement as they ask a federal judge to enjoin the audiobook producer-distributor’s planned use of captions for an education-driven program...
21:39, 08/23/2019

Trade War: Adding up the Costs US trade policy on China is evolving rapidly with new tariffs set to go into place on Sept 1 and Dec 15, adding to the costs of the Sino-US trade war....
21:39, 08/23/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education in Africa, Sudan flash-floods, WHO on Ebola, spike in South Sudan violence, Rwanda, Uganda move to normalize relations A recap of Friday’s stories: Education under fire in Central and Western Africa; Sudan flash-floods wreak havoc; Ebola outbreak spreads, albeit with fewer transmissions; UN rights experts on South Sudan; and UN chief welcomes understanding between Rw...
21:39, 08/23/2019

Trump jokingly blames Dow plunge on Seth Moulton’s withdrawal from 2020 race President Trump joked on Twitter that “perhaps” the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 500 points on Friday because Rep. Seth Moulton dropped out of the crowded Democratic primary for president....
21:39, 08/23/2019