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Terry Stotts Has To Do Better Than That

There is no great shame in losing to the Golden State Warriors and Steph Curry, and no matter how the Western Conference final shakes out, the Blazers should be...

Terry Stotts Has To Do Better Than That

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Special reason why Portland Trail Blazers' Terry Stotts is wearing a bow tie in Game 2 Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts was rocking a bow tie during Game 2 of the NBA playoff series against the Nuggets. There's a very good reason why.        ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Testy Stotts, Blazers left seeking Curry solution Questions about how his team defended Warriors star Stephen Curry -- who scored a game-high 36 points with nine 3-pointers in Tuesday's West finals opener -- elicited dry sarcasm from Blazers coach Terry Stotts....
08:13, 05/15/2019

Aids and HIV timeline: from Terry Higgins to PrEP End of transmission may be in sight after nearly three decades of medical advancesLandmark study raises hopes of end to HIV transmissionIn 1982, one year after the first Aids-related death in the UK, the DJ and Hansard reporter Terry Higgins died. Hi...
02:39, 05/03/2019

Terry Gou moves closer to run for Taiwan president TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Consumer electronics magnate Terry Gou is stepping closer to running for president of Taiwan. Gou excluded himself Monday as the opposition Nationalist Party’s candidate for vice president. Gou is chairman of Foxconn, the ...
13:39, 05/13/2019

Terry Bradshaw apologizes for offensive comments about Ken Jeong Former NFL quarterback and sports commentator Terry Bradshaw managed to stick his foot in his mouth twice in the span of mere seconds during the Fox upfronts this past Monday. Per Variety, when he recounted his brief appearance on Fox’s celebrity sin...
18:13, 05/14/2019

America's Got Talent Host Terry Crews Is Here to Teach You How to Pec Pop Terry Crews is a man of many talents. The former NFL player turned to acting with a breakout role in Everybody Hates Chris and now makes viewers laugh weekly on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. He added......
21:52, 05/10/2019

Taiwanese president-hopeful Terry Gou meets Trump Taiwanese businessman and presidential hopeful Terry Gou has met with US businessman and current President Donald Trump, and received this advice: Being president is a tough job....
06:26, 05/03/2019

Terry Rozier Tries To Compliment Kyrie Irving, Does Not Succeed In The Slightest Celtics guard Terry Rozier was on this morning’s episode of Get Up, and was asked during a one-on-one interview what it’s like to play with Kyrie Irving, the Celtics’ mercurial star who spent most of this season doing everything in his power alienate...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Astronaut Terry Virts: How Apollo 11 inspired my space journey Terry Virts was just a year old when Neil Armstrong took and Buzz Aldrin took their historic first steps on the Moon. A few years later, the epic Apollo 11 mission sparked a lifelong passion for space in the youngster, laying the foundations for his ...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Redskins draft Ohio State wide receiver Terry McLaurin with third-round pick The Redskins filled a need at wide receiver by drafting McLaurin, who played with first-round pick Dwayne Haskins with the Buckeyes. Washington later traded its second third-round pick to Buffalo for two fourth-round selections to be made Saturday....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Brian Terry's brother says Dems, Nadler 'turned their back on an American hero' to protect Eric Holder The brother of slain Border Patrol agent Brian Terry says Democrats like Rep. Jerrold Nadler -- who are leading the charge to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt – “turned their back on an American hero” years ago to protect Obama administ...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Terry Bradshaw apologizes for 'offensive' remark about Ken Jeong's background When speaking about "The Masked Singer," Bradshaw said he was "kicked off by Alan Thicke and the little short guy from Japan.”        ...
14:39, 05/14/2019

Warning 5 BILLION will die if Yellowstone erupts – and United States erased from map A TOP geologist has warned two-thirds of the world’s population will die if the Yellowstone Supervolcano erupts – and the United States would be totally wiped out....
18:00, 05/16/2019

The New Avocado Menu At The Foodhall Will Make You See the Superfood In A Whole New Avatar Until now you had seen avocados in salads and dips, but this innovative menu at The Cafe by Foodhall unleashes the versatility of the fruit like never before....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Upstart Epic PC Store Launches Its First Steam-Style Mega Sale Epic Games’ store has announced its own take on the Steam Summer Sale—the latest spoonful of Steam’s game-selling pie that Epic has shoveled directly into its mouth. The move comes over a month before Steam typically offers its famous Summer Sale....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Brent oil moves toward $73 on Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third day running as fears of supply disruption amid heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed swelling U.S. crude inventories....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Boxing News at Five: Taylor uses cannabis oil to relax ahead of Baranchyk test, Horn says Tszyu might one day beat him but not today Josh Taylor calls upon CBD oil to help calm down between training sessions, and Jeff Horn says Tim Tszyu needs to calm down before making a big mistake The post Boxing News at Five: Taylor uses cannabis oil to relax ahead of Baranchyk test, Horn says...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Forget the All-Stars, here’s what the Overwatch League’s 2019 dream team looks like As the OWL preps for its second All-Star Game Thursday, three league analysts weigh in on what their best-possible rosters would look like, plus their favorites and disappointments from the first half of the season....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Thor, Matt Damon and the return of star power to the Indianapolis 500 Once a Hollywood tradition, stars quit showing up to Indy in the 1990s, but the actors' roles as honorary starters prove that it's suddenly fashionable to be seen at Indianapolis Motor Speedway again....
18:26, 05/16/2019

This Company Is Betting the Future Is Personal AI Avatars, So It Made Me One In January 2019, when China Central Television, the largest broadcast network in the most populous nation in the world, aired a special to celebrate the Lunar New Year, the hosts welcomed four life-sized “personal artificial intelligences” to share t...
18:26, 05/16/2019

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18:26, 05/16/2019

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

Sri Lankan army defends rehiring major amid outcry from rights groups Sri Lanka's army on Thursday defended its decision to reinstate an intelligence official arrested in 2017 on suspicion he attacked journalists, saying he is the right person to investigate the Easter bombings claimed by Islamic State....
18:39, 05/16/2019

A Recap Of 2014 Election Results When BJP-Led NDA Formed Government In 2014 Election Results, BJP-led NDA secured 282 seats in the last general election and formed the government, making Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of India. The Indian National Congress managed......
18:39, 05/16/2019

Cost of replacing botched Phoenix pay system pales compared to cost of fixing it: PBO The cost of building and putting in place a new pay system for federal civil servants should pale in comparison to the cost of stabilizing the failed Phoenix system,....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Space Genius Ted Cruz Is Super Worried About Space Pirates Stealing our Space Booty President Trump’s proposed Space Force has found new support from a fleshy sack of dogfood and charmlessness that wears a suit and calls itself “Ted Cruz.” This talking sack is the Senator from Texas, and has decided that we need to fund the proposed...
18:52, 05/16/2019

The 2020 Audi A4 Redesign Removes Its One Unique Characteristic There’s an all-new BMW 3 Series out, which means it’s no real surprise that Audi went back and redrew some parts of the new 2020 Audi A4. The last time the car was redesigned it got notched headlights, which was a big departure for the car at the tim...
18:52, 05/16/2019

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

James Gunn breaks silence on Disney firing, shares the one positive thing to come out of it “Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn broke his silence on his recent firing and subsequent rehiring by Disney and revealed the one positive thing that came out of the ordeal....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Samantha Bee trashes Biden's 'electability': 'You can't be president if you plagiarized!' "Full Frontal" host Samantha Bee took a sledgehammer against former Vice President Joe Biden's candidacy in the 2020 race and attempt to debunk the notion that he is "electable."...
18:52, 05/16/2019

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

Dirk Nowitzki’s retirement diet is all about ice cream Dirk Nowitzki is savoring every bite of retirement life. During a radio appearance Wednesday on Dallas’ 105.3 The Fan, Nowitzki, who called it a career after 21 years with the Mavericks in April, revealed his sweet tooth has since taken over hi...
18:52, 05/16/2019

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

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
19:00, 05/16/2019

The app that lets you play Steam games on your iPhone is finally available to download Remember the Steam Link app that let you play Steam games on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV? Apple yanked it from the App Store about a year ago, citing “business conflicts.” The app allowed you to purchase games directly from Steam, bypassin...
19:00, 05/16/2019

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

Thrill Your Cat With These Videos of Songbirds and Squirrels If you want to entertain your cat, or get some juicy phone footage of your cat going nuts and peeking behind your computer screen, then play these YouTube videos of English songbirds and squirrels. Cornwall resident Paul Dinning shot hundreds of wild...
19:13, 05/16/2019

How to Use RPE for Your Lifting Workouts A few weeks ago, I interrupted my regular routine of powerlifting workouts to run a half marathon. I raced it all-out, and woke up the next day with a killer case of delayed onset muscle soreness. But it was a lifting day, so I dragged my sore butt i...
19:13, 05/16/2019

Buy Shark's Smart Robotic Vacuum, Get a Bonus Vacuum Of Your Choice For FREE Robot vacuums are great for keeping your floors tidy day-to-day, but you still need to own a “real” vacuum for the occasional deep cleaning, not to mention for things like vacuuming your furniture and your car....
19:13, 05/16/2019

Here's the workout Halle Berry, 52, did to get insanely fit for 'John Wick 3' At 52, Halle Berry is just starting to become an action star in 'John Wick 3.' How did she get in such crazy stuntwoman shape? We asked her trainers.        ...
19:13, 05/16/2019

Trump's latest tough trade action could hit already struggling chip stocks Chip stocks have been struggling of late as trade tensions between China and the U.S. increase. The Trump administration's latest move on that front could add pressure to the chipmakers....
19:26, 05/16/2019

The Fiver | Rave reviews and precisely nothing to show for their efforts Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Many moons ago, The Fiver disgraced itself at a football awards ceremony at which the men behind The Square Ball won an award for Best Fanzine and collected a nice glass trophy for their troubles. Do...
19:26, 05/16/2019

England’s Mark Wood looks to make World Cup claim against Pakistan • Fast bowler has not played since West Indies winter tour • Wood: ‘It looks like one bowler will miss out for World Cup’Trent Bridge has been a torture chamber for bowlers in recent times but it is here, in the fourth ODI against Pakistan, that Engl...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Formula One in talks to stage new grand prix in Marrakech • South Africa hosted last grand prix in continent in 1993• ‘It is really important to have a race in Africa,’ says F1Formula One may be heading to Morocco after it was revealed that discussions have been staged to hold a grand prix in Marrakech.Just...
19:26, 05/16/2019

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

Cyclist killed by car after blowing red light A cyclist was killed just a few blocks from his Brooklyn home when a car slammed into him after he blew a red light, police said Thursday. Kenichi Nakagawa, 22, was riding his bike south on Brooklyn Avenue near the corner of Dean Street in Crown Heig...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged during fatal Florida crash in March: NTSB Tesla Inc's Autopilot feature was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system, the National Transportation Safety Board said o...
19:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
19:39, 05/16/2019

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

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U.S. is going to war with Tehran, Trump responded, "I hope not." (May 16)     ...
19:39, 05/16/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's passage of the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation, signed Wednesday by Republican ...
19:39, 05/16/2019

Know the Enemy The passage and signing of Alabama’s abortion ban this week was met by the rest of the country with despair, as well as action; yesterday, Amanda Reyes of the Yellowhammer Fund, the state’s main abortion fund, told Slate the group had received more d...
19:52, 05/16/2019

'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown defends franchise on 'Live' after Kelly Ripa called it 'gross' "Bachelorette" Hannah Brown was a guest on "Live" days after Kelly Ripa slammed the reality dating competition as a "gross, gross show."        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

NTSB: Tesla’s Autopilot was enabled during fatal Model 3 crash A report by the NTSB shows that Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged in the minutes leading up to a fatal Model 3 crash in Florida last March.Read More...
19:52, 05/16/2019

New Bentley Flying Spur: luxury saloon's interior previewed Four-door sibling to the Continental GT will be shown for first time later this year, and teaser campaign has begun Bentley is building up to the launch of its all-new Flying Spur, previewing the car's interior ahead of its debut later this year. Wh...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Barbie Is Getting a Major Fashion Award: The Many Times She Inspired Celebrities Come on, Barbie, let's go to the CFDA Awards. On Thursday, the Council of Fashion Designers of America announced the one and only Barbie will be honored with the Board of......
19:52, 05/16/2019

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

Why You Should Be Eating Cabbage Rolls Year-Round For starters, they’re delicious. And every season brings its own crops of tasty leaves to stuff. Start with these recipes packed with spring produce....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Study: Long-term stroke rate down 50 percent for older adults Over the long-term, strokes have dropped by 53 percent for adults older than age 55, and have declined by about 39 percent for people aged 35-55, according to new research....
20:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

Geologists find new way volcanoes form from material in mantle's transition zone While studying the planet's layers deep beneath Bermuda, scientists found evidence of volcanic material rising from the mantle's transition zone, located 250 to 400 miles beneath Earth's crust....
20:13, 05/16/2019

A Few Highly Plausible Game of Thrones Endings 1. Daenerys walks up to the Iron Throne and sits in it. “This is nice,” she says. “I won.” As soon as she sits in it, everyone in Westeros disintegrates, just like Melisandre did, and Daenerys is the only one left in the world. “Or did I?” she wonder...
20:13, 05/16/2019

Baseball Owners Want An International Draft Because They Want Absolute Control For North America’s amateur baseball players, be they generational talents like Mike Trout or organizational filler like Mike Fish, the road to the majors begins in the same place: with Major League Baseball’s amateur draft. There is no such system i...
20:13, 05/16/2019

Diners at English restaurant accidentally given $5,700 bottle of wine instead of bottle they ordered Diners at a restaurant in England were in for quite the treat on Wednesday when they accidentally received a bottle of wine 17 times the price of the one they ordered....
20:26, 05/16/2019

FDA takes aim at 50-year-old guideline on frozen cherry pies Existing regulations say cherry pies must be made of 25 percent cherries by weight, with no more than 15 percent flawed or blemished. But those standards don't exist for any other baked good and bakers say the rules for cherry pie are stifling their ...
20:26, 05/16/2019

California regulator threatens ban on gasoline engines California's threat -- which would be a first in the U.S. -- marks an escalation in the clash between Washington and Sacramento that would increase uncertainty for carmakers in the nation’s biggest auto market....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Lockheed nabs $11.9M for modification kits, special tooling for F-35s Lockheed Martin has been awarded an $11.9 million contract for modification kits and special tooling for modification and retrofits of the F-35s of the Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, and allied foreign militaries....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Angelique Kerber tells Bianca Andreescu she's a 'drama queen' after loss Indian Wells champion Bianca Andreescu beat Angelique Kerber for the second time in a week, and the result left hard feelings.        ...
20:39, 05/16/2019

RBI Asks Non-Banking Lending Companies To Appoint Risk Officers Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday that non-banking finance firms with asset size of more than Rs 5,000 crore should appoint a chief risk officer....
20:39, 05/16/2019

New York lawmakers may soon outlaw texting while crossing the street ALBANY — Lawmakers are pushing to outlaw the practice of texting while crossing the street, citing safety concerns that in some cases have proved deadly. “Texting is one of the most common forms of communication with friends. It’s the bes...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Russian TV channel uncovers fraud in talent show voting Russia’s Channel One TV has annulled the results of a popular TV talent show after uncovering evidence of fraud in its most recent competition that led to a landslide win for a pop star’s daughter...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Who’s ready for a new Archie Bunker, live on your TV? Woody Harrelson is stepping into the iconic role of Archie Bunker as part of a 90-minute ABC special celebrating writer, director and producer Norman Lear...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Fear and Anger Over Construction of International Airport For Machu Picchu Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru is being put under threat of ‘irreparable damage’ as work to build an international airport to cater for ever increasing numbers of tourists begins. Land has been cleared in readiness for the construction wo...
20:39, 05/16/2019

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

Man accused of sexually assaulting 3 children found dead after HAZMAT situation TUCSON – A man arrested in 2017 for sexually assaulting three children died Wednesday by suicide according to Pima County Sheriff’s Department. Matthew Cartwright/ Pima County Sheriff’s Department Back in 2012, PCSD responded to a r...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support the measure hope challenges to the law will be used ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

TPD: Man accused of killing wife in custody TUCSON – A man is in custody after police found a woman’s body at a central Tucson home Wednesday night. According to Tucson Police Department, a woman in her 30’s was found dead from obvious signs of “sharp force trauma” at about 8 p.m. ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

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

Walmart revenue, profit jump as online grocery sales provide boost Walmart's revenue and profit jumped as the company reported increased online sales and a strong performance in food, beverage and general merchandise.        ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

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

Ah, the Taco Bell hotel: a dystopian resort destination Next month, reservations will open for The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel & Resort in Palm Springs. The destination, which a press release describes as a “Tacoasis resort,” will run for a limited time, as the restaurant transforms an existing hotel into...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Production designer Scott Chambliss on how Godzilla: King Of The Monsters is like a Rembrandt painting Does anyone watch a monster movie for the human drama? With all due respect to the cast of Godzilla: King Of The Monsters, the thing we’re most curious about in Legendary’s upcoming monster-mash sequel is the creatures: What will they look like? Wher...
21:00, 05/16/2019

In a satisfying season finale, the Riverdale teens becomes pawns in a villainous revenge fantasy Who saw that one coming? In its season three finale, Riverdale finally unveils the true identity of its Gargoyle King, the puppet master behind two years worth of serial killers, addictive role-playing games, and intergenerational family trauma. Was ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

BTS channels The Beatles in a charismatic performance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert The wildly prolific K-pop group BTS took a tiny break from their global stadium tour to stop by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Wednesday night. While there, the men performed their current hit“Boy With Luv,” which features Grammy-nominated singer...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Home DNA-Testing Kits Can Help Catch Killers, But Who Decides Where We Draw the Line? In recent years, police have increasingly used data from ancestry-testing companies to identify major crime suspects through the DNA of their family members. A new case, however, is reigniting the debate about when and where it’s appropriate to use t...
21:00, 05/16/2019

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

Fed may not be able to engineer higher inflation: Kashkari The Federal Reserve should not cut interest rates unless there is hard data signaling economic weakness ahead, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said on Thursday, and should not rely on a rate cut to try to kickstart a healthier level of inflat...
21:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)....
21:00, 05/16/2019

"She'll Never Lie": Navjot Sidhu On Wife's Remark Against Amarinder Singh Navjot Singh Sidhu today broke his silence and firmly stood by his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu, after she attacked Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, claiming he blocked her attempts to get a party......
21:00, 05/16/2019

Marvel’s boss just settled a big debate from ‘Avengers: Endgame’ With $2.5 billion under its belt as we approach the film’s fourth weekend at the box office, Avengers: Endgame isn’t just the biggest MCU movie to date, it’s about to become the highest-grossing movie of all time. It’s also pr...
21:00, 05/16/2019

The entire plot from the season finale of ‘Game of Thrones’ just leaked, and it’s even worse than we thought We’ve now discussed a series of monster Game of Thrones leaks not once but twice, as it gave us plenty of details from the second half of season 8. We found out who got to survive the bloodshed, who died, and who will ultimately take the Iron T...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Corruption trial against CFK to move forward after backlash Senator Cristina Fernández de Kirchner stands accused of committing a number of crimes during her presidencies, particularly allegations she and her officials laundered of public funds through the Kirchner family hotel businesses and received kickbac...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Sony and Microsoft team up on cloud-based gaming and entertainment In an unlikely turn of events, Microsoft and Sony announced today that they are teaming up to tackle the future of entertainment together. The companies are planning to work together to build future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure that will suppor...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Google promises it won't cut off Works With Nest prematurely Google angered more than a few smart home enthusiasts when it announced that it was shutting down Works With Nest, but it at least has some news to reassure fans of the Nest ecosystem. The company has shared an updated plan that explains what happen...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Amazon Fitbit sale: save on the Alta HR, Charge 2 and Ionic smartwatch Summer is almost here, and if you've been eyeing a fitness tracker to help you get in shape, then you've come to the right place. Amazon has the best-selling Fitbit Alta HR on sale for just $74.76. That's a $55 discount and the lowest ...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Google knows what you want: lots more ads in its apps Google has announced something that'll bring a sigh of annoyance to anyone who uses its mobile apps: a raft of new and exciting ads.According to The Verge, these will include 'gallery' ads, which you can scroll through (think the shopp...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Nick Kyrgios Says He's "Fucking Done" During Tantrum, And It's Hard Not To Believe Him Of all Nick Kyrgios’s many many many many tantrums, the one he unleashed today at the Italian Open was his most over-the-top display yet. On the heels of a brutally honest interview with tennis writer Ben Rothenberg, in which Kyrgios admitted winning...
21:26, 05/16/2019

This Lady Running Like A Horse Is Really, Really Good At Running Like A Horse This is Ayla Kirstine, a Norwegian woman who went viral on German Twitter this week for running like a horse. You may have questions—“Why is she running like a horse?” would be a good one—though you cannot deny that this pferdmädchen is extremely goo...
21:26, 05/16/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly killing as many as 100 patients....
21:26, 05/16/2019

The Internet Has Some Ideas For More Mario Maker 2 Game Styles Leave an empty space on a promotional image, and the internet will fill it for you. This is as certain as the sun rising in the East and setting in the West and gravity keeping us all from spinning out into space....
21:39, 05/16/2019

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

Italy’s Salvini says Merkel, Macron have ‘ruined’ the European Union Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini excoriated German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, accusing them of having “ruined” Europe -- after Merkel said he wasn’t welcome in her center-right European part...
21:39, 05/16/2019

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

Rep. Gallagher: Threat from Iran to US troops, allies is 'credible' and 'multi-faceted' Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher said the threat from Iran to U.S. forces and our allies is "credible” and “multi-faceted" and the Trump administration is responding to Tehran's "provocations."...
21:39, 05/16/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
21:39, 05/16/2019

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

FanDuel returns bets on Sharks vs. Blues Game 3 due 'controversial nature' of OT goal FanDuel is refunding bets on Wednesday’s Game 3 of the Blues-Sharks for moneyline bets on losing Blues after controversial finish.        ...
21:52, 05/16/2019

'Don't': Dell Curry says he told Warriors not to draft son Steph Imagine where the Golden State Warriors would be if they never drafted Stephen Curry with the seventh overall pick in 2009.        ...
21:52, 05/16/2019

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

The Latest: Combine scene is a who's-who of basketball The Latest: At the NBA draft combine, the attendance list is a who's-who of the game's big names        ...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Koepka off to record-setting start at PGA Championship Koepka leaves Woods and everyone else in his wake at PGA Championship with record round of 63 at Bethpage Black        ...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Manchester City Face Champions League Ban For Breaking UEFA's Dumb Rules Things are moving quickly against Manchester City. After a report earlier this week that the back-to-back Premier League champions could face a ban from the Champions League, the New York Times reports that a ruling is imminent. All of this because M...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Meghan Markle's Close Friends Say New Mom "Doesn't Deserve" Negative Press Those close to Meghan Markle know the truth about the Duchess of Sussex. Ever since becoming a household name partly because of her relationship with Prince Harry, the former actress has......
21:52, 05/16/2019

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

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

Open up U.S. market, EU says in riposte to Pentagon threat U.S. fears about losing European defense contracts are unfounded, Brussels told Washington on Thursday after the Pentagon demanded the European Union curtail a new military pact that it sees as a potential threat to NATO....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Police station mocked for photo of knife haul – that includes a spoon A British police station this week lauded themselves with a picture on Twitter designed to showcase their efforts at tackling knife crime -- but didn't quite scoop up the coverage they were hoping for....
22:13, 05/16/2019

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

Sweet Home Alabama? I have a complicated relationship with Alabama because Alabama is a complicated place. Though I’ve lived less time there than anywhere else in the world that could be considered home (fall of 1993 through spring 1997 and only two summers, ever), it i...
22:13, 05/16/2019

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

Google’s Live Transcribe is getting sound events and transcription saving Google is updating Live Transcribe with new features, sound events, and transcription saving, coming to the speech recognition tool next month.Read More...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Jersey Shore's Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Just Went Under the Knife to Get Six-Pack Abs The doctors are here! Whether he's vacationing along the Jersey Shore or spending time at home in Las Vegas, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro always makes fitness a priority in his......
22:13, 05/16/2019

How Xi’s Last-Minute Switch on the Trade Deal Upended It Xi Jinping miscalculated President Trump’s willingness to accept a changed deal. Now angry rhetoric could complicate efforts to return to negotiations....
22:26, 05/16/2019

|WhyelectriccarsinSAhavebeenslowontheuptakeandhowitmighttakepublictransporttothenextlevel While many people thought only of passenger cars when it came to electric vehicles, the international market was moving in the direction of electric vehicles for public transport and freight trucks, delegates at the African Utility Week has heard....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Third fatal Tesla Autopilot crash renews questions about system Tesla Inc's Autopilot system was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system, the National Transportation Safety Board said on...
22:52, 05/16/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
22:52, 05/16/2019

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

Huge international cybercrime ring dismantled Police in six countries have dismantled a cybercrime ring based in Eastern Europe that stole $100 million from thousands of victims worldwide. The GozNym malware was delivered via email to unsuspecting users....
22:52, 05/16/2019

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

Boris Johnson confirms bid for leadership of Conservative Party At a business conference in Manchester, former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that he would be standing for the leadership of the Conservative Party. He's the third to confirm a bid to succeed Theresa May....
22:52, 05/16/2019

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

US, UK teams share $10-million XPRIZE award for child literacy Elon Musk announced the winners at an event honoring the finalists. The total XPRIZE Each finalist got $1 million just for making the final round.        ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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

The Latest: California governor blasts revoking of rail cash SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California’s high-speed rail project (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Gov. Gavin Newsom says the Trump administration’s move to revoke nearly $1 billion for California’s high-speed rail project is...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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

Yelich goes deep twice, Brewers beat Phillies 11-3 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 17th and 18th homers to help Zach Davies and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-3 Thursday. Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas also went deep as the Brewers won th...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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

MGM Resorts reports $800M ‘possible’ Vegas settlement figure LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant MGM Resorts is telling federal regulators it thinks it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the October 2017 mass shooting that became the deadliest in modern U.S. history. The company ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Boeing finishes software update for grounded airliner Boeing says it has finished with its updates to the flight-control software implicated in two deadly crashes involving its 737 Max, moving a step closer to getting the plane back in the sky. Aviation regulators still have more questions about how pil...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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

49ers sign rookie defensive back Alex Brown to 3-year deal SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed defensive back Alex Brown to a three-year deal. The Niners waived defensive lineman Damontre Moore on Thursday to make room on the roster. Brown was signed after participating in the team...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Amazon unveils improved Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets, prices remains the same Amazon's Fire 7 tablet and Fire 7 Kids Edition have just become better with the latest release coming from the US company. New and improved version of the two popular Android tablets have been revealed today, and even though they feature enhanced spe...
23:13, 05/16/2019

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

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

Supreme Court To Hear Plea Of Muslim Woman Against Divorce Notices The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a Muslim woman's plea challenging the two Talaq notices given by her husband and sought direction for registration of FIR against him....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Need To Come Down "Very, Very Heavily" On Sex Offenders: Air India Chief Sexual harassment cases are "often" being witnessed at Air India and the airline needs to come down "very very heavily" on such offenders, the company's Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani......
23:26, 05/16/2019

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

Golf: Lorenzo-Vera ready for sleepless nights Mike Lorenzo-Vera may not have much PGA Championship experience but the Frenchman knows full well the challenge that awaits after putting himself in contention on Thursday and will turn to a psychologist for help....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Report: Cardinals CB Peterson gets six-game PED ban Eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals has been suspended for the first six games of 2019 for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, ESPN reported....
23:26, 05/16/2019

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

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

Jealous Massachusetts teen found guilty of killing, beheading classmate The Massachusetts teen accused of beheading and cutting off the hands of a classmate in a jealous rage was found guilty during his trial this week — and could spend the rest of his life behind bars, according to new reports. A Salem Superior Co...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Iran says it’s not preparing attacks against US, allies Iran poses no threat to Iraq or any other state and has no intention of attacking US assets in the Middle East, a spokesman for the Iranian mission to the UN said Thursday. Alireza Miryousefi also said that Team Trump’s warning of heightened threats ...
23:39, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

Pinterest Shares Fall After Hours, Following Post-IPO Earnings Report Shares of Pinterest fell 17% in extended trading after the company posted a wider-than-expected loss in its first quarterly report following its public-market debut....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Air Canada in Talks to Buy Travel Company Transat Air Canada said Thursday that it is in exclusive talks to buy travel-services specialist Transat A.T. Inc. in a move that would accelerate consolidation of the country’s airline industry....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Bullied kids more likely to use painkillers (Reuters Health) - Children and teens who are bullied are more than twice as likely as peers who are not victimized to take painkillers, a study of school kids in Iceland suggests....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek help....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades...
00:26, 05/17/2019

Snooki Gets Candid About Feeling "Miserable" Ahead of Baby No. 3's Birth Snooki is ready for her son to arrive. The Jersey Shore star, who will welcome her third child in just a few weeks, has been feeling "miserable" as she gets ready to give birth.......
00:26, 05/17/2019

WNBA star Liz Cambage posts angry Instagram messages as trade rumors swirl: 'You never cared about me' WNBA star Liz Cambage posted a series of somber messages on her Instagram on Wednesday following reports that the Dallas Wings were trading her to the Las Vegas Aces days before the start of the season....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Maximum Security's owners file lawsuit over Kentucky Derby result Maximum Security’s owners on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission over the result of the Kentucky Derby, which left the horse disqualified....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Young Philadelphia 76ers fan pens heartwarming note to Joel Embiid following playoff ouster Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid was visibly upset after his team narrowly lost in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
00:26, 05/17/2019

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

Facebook tweaks News Feed to focus on close friends and relevant links Facebook is once again changing up the News Feed. The company announced Thursday two ranking updates to the algorithm that drives the News Feed. One is meant to prioritize a user's closest friends, and another the links they'll find most re...
00:52, 05/17/2019

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

Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn Carter released from Georgia hospital Doctors released former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter from a Georgia hospital Thursday, his non-profit organization said....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Trump tries to shut Huawei out of US market with executive order Enlarge / Customers purchase mobile phones at the Huawei Experience Center on May 16, 2019 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. (credit: Getty Images | VCG/Long Wei) The Trump administration yesterday took two actions that could effectively pre...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Ayesha Curry is confident in her success TV personality and author Ayesha Curry, wife of NBA megastar Steph Curry, talks about critics who say she's only successful due to her husband, as well as wanting to teach her daughters it's OK to be "proud to be a wife and a mom." (May 16)...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning: 'I'm just not going to comply' Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning says she'll stay in jail "forever" rather than testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. (May 16)        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning back in jail for refusal to talk on WikiLeaks Whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been sent back to jail over her refusal to testify before a grand jury. The former US military intelligence analyst was just released from jail last week, held on similar charges....
01:00, 05/17/2019

De Blasio helps unite NYPD cops and Black Lives Matter activists NYPD cops and Black Lives Matter protesters finally found something they could agree on — neither side wants to see Mayor Bill de Blasio elected president. Members of the NYPD Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association and the anti-cop activist g...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Trump says ‘I hope not’ about getting into war with Iran WASHINGTON – President Trump suggested Thursday that he wasn’t gunning for a military conflict with Iran.. “I hope not,” the president responded when asked by a reporter outside the White House if the U.S. was going to war with Iran. That answe...
01:00, 05/17/2019

New Weekly Events Add More Variety To Magic: The Gathering Arena If you play Magic: The Gathering Arena and you’re anything like me, you probably burn through earning your weekly allotment of new card packs and gold on the first day. Fortunately for us, Wizards is adding a new set of free weekly events, each with ...
01:13, 05/17/2019

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

Chelsea Manning ordered to jail again after refusing subpoena A federal judge in Virginia ordered Chelsea Manning to return to jail Thursday after she again refused to testify before a grand jury about an investigation into WikiLeaks....
01:13, 05/17/2019

Blues focus on task at hand ahead of Game 4 The sting of their Game 3 overtime loss will once again test the mettle of the St. Louis Blues. Fortunately for them, the Blues have overcome enough adversity already this season to have a chance....
01:13, 05/17/2019

Only Tariffs Can Rain on Walmart's Party Walmart’s string of strong sales continues unabated in 2019, with its first-quarter earnings topping expectations and setting up a strong outlook for the rest of the year....
01:26, 05/17/2019

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

RPT-Brokers brave China's FX market crackdown in hunt for household high rollers Lured by hopes that China's retail investors could become major players in global currency markets, foreign brokers are brazenly chasing business in a grey area of the country's online trading sector, even as Beijing vows to wipe out such activities....
01:39, 05/17/2019

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

The US government just delivered its biggest blow yet to Huawei It’s no secret that the US government isn’t fond of Huawei, currently the second largest smartphone maker on the planet. The US has often criticized Huawei for its alleged ties with the Chinese government, and citing security concerns, it...
01:39, 05/17/2019

Metro banks on discount share placing to cover blunder Embattled lender Metro Bank has moved to end concerns over its finances by selling new shares, at a discounted price, and raising more than the £350m targeted....
01:52, 05/17/2019

| No Semenya at Stockholm Diamond League after gender ruling Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, will not race at this month's Diamond League meeting....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Pro-Maduro Activists Evicted From Venezuelan Embassy Police removed four activists from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and arrested them, the latest skirmish over the diplomatic compound between the supporters of the country’s two competing leaders....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party expected to dominate in what may be Britain’s last E.U. election This is an election few thought would occur, given that the country voted to leave the European Union three years ago and was scheduled to quit the bloc two months ago....
01:52, 05/17/2019

10-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl dies in Mexican custody The death came on the same day as a 2½-year-old Guatemalan boy died in El Paso several weeks after being apprehended by U.S. immigration authorities....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Indian politician calls the man who killed Mahatma Gandhi a ‘patriot’ A parliamentary candidate from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party made the incendiary remark just days before the multiphase national elections wrapped up....
01:52, 05/17/2019

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

Cardinals CB Peterson gets six-game PED ban Eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals has been suspended for the first six games of 2019 for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy....
01:52, 05/17/2019

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

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Central U.S. braces for severe weather, including tornadoes More than 50 million people in the central United States are in the path of strong thunderstorms, damaging wind gusts, large hail and possibly tornadoes over the next few days, forecasters said on Thursday....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Opinion: The Tiger from the Masters goes missing during first round of PGA Championship The Masters this was not. Tiger Woods' dream of winning a second consecutive major title is not officially over, but it’s not exactly alive and well.        ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Profar slam, A's romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers Jurickson Profar hit his first career grand slam and the Oakland Athletics routed Detroit 17-3 for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers        ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 16 at 8:06PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 805 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms from 6 miles north of New Castle to near La Grange. Movement was southeast at 35 mph. 40 mph winds were measured with these storms in Oldham County. Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are ...
02:13, 05/17/2019

MediaNews offers to buy Reading Eagle out of bankruptcy READING, Pa. (AP) — A news media company with a history of taking over struggling newspapers and then cutting jobs has offered to buy the Reading Eagle out of bankruptcy. The Reading Eagle Co. said Thursday that it received two bids to buy its assets...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Nats’ Sánchez strains hamstring, will go on injured list WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals pitcher Aníbal Sánchez will go on the injured list after leaving in the second inning of Washington’s 7-6 win against the New York Mets on Thursday. Sánchez, a 35-year-old right-hander, is 0-6 with a 5.10 ERA. He was...
02:13, 05/17/2019

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 6:17 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the ...
02:13, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Player sees if he can make preps-to-pros leap CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the NBA draft combine (all times local): 5:15 p.m. North Carolina State signee Jalen Lecque hopes to convince NBA teams he is ready to make the preps-to-pros jump. A gifted guard known for soaring dunks that have made him...
02:13, 05/17/2019

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

Maine governor signs bill to ban Native American mascots AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine public schools and universities will soon ban the use of mascots and logos depicting Native Americans. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills’ office says the bill she signed Thursday will become effective 90 days after the Leg...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Texas FAA flight control center evacuated due to odor FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — At least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport have been delayed after the partial evacuation of a nearby government air traffic control center because of a rank odor. The incident began late Thursday morning...
02:13, 05/17/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Pre-Booking Offer Validity Extended Till May 31 on Amazon OnePlus and Amazon have extended the deadline to buy the OnePlus 7 Pro smartphone for its pre-booking customers following user complaints over inability to buy Nebula Blue version of the phone because......
02:13, 05/17/2019

Publishers Pull Their Games From Epic's Store During Its Big Sale Earlier today, Epic once again took a page from Steam’s book and announced a “mega sale” that includes both percentage discounts and an additional $10 off every game priced $14.99 or higher on the Epic Games Store. It seemed to be smooth sailing for ...
02:39, 05/17/2019

Flight Sim Developer Arrested For Selling F-16 Manuals [Update] A Russian national is currently being held in Weber County, Utah, after being arrested and charged with “conspiring against the United States, smuggling and violating the Arms Export Control Act”. All over what he claims are some manuals he was using...
02:39, 05/17/2019

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

Mystery suitors behind Salon Media $5M deal revealed as techies Salon Media Group is being acquired for $5 million by a little-known pair of tech entrepreneurs who are meanwhile caught in a legal battle over their ownership stakes in fact-checking site Snopes.com, The Post has learned. The winning bidders are Chr...
02:52, 05/17/2019

Gannett defeats newspaper rival MNG’s hostile takeover attempt Newspaper giant Gannett won all eight board seats in a hotly contested shareholder vote on Thursday, winning a bitter proxy war with its cost-cutting rival MNG Enterprises. MNG, reviled by journalists for slashing staff at papers like the Denver Post...
02:52, 05/17/2019

Hollywood tries (again) to capture the madness of ‘Catch-22’ George Clooney’s version of “Catch-22” premieres Friday on Hulu — marking Hollywood’s third adaptation of Joseph Heller’s surreal 1960s bestseller about the lunacy and horror of war. Heller told the tale of Air Force bombardier John Yossarian and his...
02:52, 05/17/2019

That time Keanu Reeves rode a horse through Brooklyn Hi ho, Keanu! In the third chapter in the John Wick film franchise, “Parabellum,” out Friday, the resourceful title hitman (Keanu Reeves) steals a horse and gallops down 86th Street and 19th Avenue in Bensonhurst beneath the elevated D train tracks, ...
02:52, 05/17/2019

Russian bots rigged ‘The Voice’ spin-off so millionaire’s daughter won The 11-year-old daughter of a Russian millionaire was forced to give up the top prize in a “The Voice” spin-off show when it was revealed that bots rigged the competition. Mikella Abramova — the daughter of former Eurovision contestant Al...
02:52, 05/17/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ finale could cause millions of ‘sick days’ “The dragon burned down my town” is no excuse for playing hooky. The long-awaited conclusion to “Game of Thrones” Season 8 airs this Sunday on HBO, in a feature-length episode that could have a ripple effect on capitalism as w...
02:52, 05/17/2019

Now We Know Why YTMND Went Dark You’re The Man Now Dog, one of the earliest sites associated with web 2.0 internet culture, went dark sometime in the past few days, though exactly when or why was a mystery until just about an hour ago.Read more......
03:13, 05/17/2019

Corey Johnson unveils criminal justice plan amid De Blasio presidential run He’s auditioning to be the next mayor. As Mayor Bill de Blasio headed out of town Thursday to embark on a pipe-dream presidential bid, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson – who is eying a 2021 mayoral run — wasted no time trying to grab th...
03:26, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

AG Bill Barr tells Fox News public must know if officials 'put their thumb on the scale' in Russia probe In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Attorney General William Barr explained how he is trying to get to the bottom of whether or not “government officials abused their power and put their thumb on the scale” in the earliest days of the Russia pro...
04:26, 05/17/2019

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

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Chicago woman charged with murder after pregnant woman strangled and baby stolen A Chicago woman has been charged with murder after she allegedly strangled an expectant mother with a cord and cut the infant from her womb, police have said....
04:39, 05/17/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler is stepping down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is said to have told the dealer board he was offered opportunities inside Daimler that would have required him to leave the U.S., which is somethin...
04:39, 05/17/2019

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

Brooks Koepka, not Tiger Woods, the story of Round 1 at PGA Championship SportsPulse: While everyone's eyes were on Tiger Woods it was Brooks Koepka that was a cut above the field. Golfweek's David Dusek breaksdown Koepka's historic start.        ...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Kitten recovers after being sprayed with hard foam A kitten that was encased in hardened spray foam is expected to make a full recovery after being rescued from a garbage can by an Oregon sanitation worker. (May 16)        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Family: Woman shot by Texas cop was mentally ill The lawyer for the family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Houston-area police cop says the officer knew she suffered from mental illness. (May 16)        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi pleads for US help The Turkish fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi is asking U.S. lawmakers to launch an investigation into his killing and bring those responsible to justice. (May 16)        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
04:52, 05/17/2019

Police Commander Texted Officer That Eric Garner's Death Was 'No Big Deal' The police commander in charge at the time of Eric Garner’s death at the hands of NYPD officers in 2014 texted his subordinate that the death was “no big deal,” according to the New York Times....
05:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. recession risk rises as U.S.-China trade tensions heat up: Reuters poll Over the last month the U.S.-China trade war has boosted the risk of a U.S. recession, say a strong majority of economists polled by Reuters, who now put the chances of that happening in the next two years at 40%....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Australia's election - key themes and contests Australians go to the polls on Saturday in a contest to determine whether conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison can maintain his shaky grip on power or whether the center-left Labor party will return to office after six years in opposition....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Unheralded Frenchman crashes PGA Championship leaderboard Wonder how it feels to be a no-name player near the lead of a major championship? Just ask unheralded Frenchman Mike Lorenzo-Vera, who shot 2-under 68 in the opening round of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black on Thursday morning and was just fiv...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Gray whale deaths on West Coast may be linked to Arctic warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Samsung finally fixes design flaws on $2K foldable phone Samsung has finally fixed its $2,000 foldable phone — and the solution is jaw-droppingly low-tech. The gadget-maker’s fix: to extend a thin protective layer that covers the screen enough that it can be tucked behind the display area, according to Sou...
05:26, 05/17/2019

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a photo caption on the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. A boring grip-and-grin photo shows Tyler Morse, CEO...
05:39, 05/17/2019

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

'Brightburn' puts horror twist on Superman's origin A 12-year-old boy (Jackson A. Dunn) learns he has extraordinary abilities though harbors sinister tendencies in the superhero horror "Brightburn."        ...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Could you handle Halle Berry's insane 'John Wick 3' workout? (Probably not) At 52, Halle Berry is just starting to become an action star in 'John Wick 3.' How did she get in such crazy stuntwoman shape? We asked her trainers.        ...
05:39, 05/17/2019

England’s players will not walk off for racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate • Manager has consulted with squad and coaching staff• ‘They don’t want the story to be about them’Gareth Southgate says England’s footballers will not walk off the pitch in protest on the next occasion they are subjected to racial abuse, having held...
05:52, 05/17/2019

Watford’s Étienne Capoue turns blind eye to Manchester City’s matches • Watford midfielder prefers to watch NBA games on TV• Capoue faces City in FA Cup final on SaturdayManchester City’s performances this season have been impressive enough to leave opponents daunted even before kick-off but Étienne Capoue, the Watford...
05:52, 05/17/2019

After sharing postpartum bods, four moms clap back at shamers who suggest 'tummy tucks' Four moms who had never met in person before took a photo showing their bodies after giving birth. They shared the photo on social media.        ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, published in Science Advances, analyzed dental evolutiona...
06:13, 05/17/2019

Amid Brexit turmoil, Theresa May promises June timetable for her exit as British prime minister British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation.        ...
06:26, 05/17/2019

IM Pei: celebrated architect behind Louvre pyramid dead at 102 Pei, whose portfolio included the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was one of the most prolific architects of the 20th centuryIM Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th ce...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning jailed again as she refuses to testify before grand jury Former army private says she would ‘rather starve to death’ than cooperate in growing battle of willsChelsea Manning was again behind bars on Thursday night after she was jailed for a second time for contempt of court, having refused to cooperate wit...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Pregnant woman's murder shocks Chicago but experts say such cases are rare There have been roughly 30 cases of fetal abduction – cases where a mother is killed and her baby is cut from her wombChicago authorities have filed charges in the shocking murder of a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb. Experts say such...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Trump playing down threat of war with Iran President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
06:39, 05/17/2019

Bruins sweep away Hurricanes to reach Stanley Cup Final RALEIGH, N.C. — Tuukka Rask posted his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Boston Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference final, winning 4-0 on Thursday night to reach their third Stanley Cup Final in nine years. Rask m...
06:39, 05/17/2019

PhRMA: Drug advertising rules would confuse patients Pharmaceutical ads mandate also would ignore First Amendment and give short shrift to FDA, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America        ...
06:52, 05/17/2019

| French anaesthesiologist suspected in 17 more poisoning cases A French doctor already charged in the poisoning of seven patients has been brought before a judge on suspicions he may have poisoned 17 others at a clinic in eastern France, prosecutors say....
06:52, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Five killed in Shanghai building collapse Five people were killed when the roof of a Shanghai commercial building caved in upon construction workers who were renovating it, the city government said....
06:52, 05/17/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
07:00, 05/17/2019

A surprisingly warm RuPaul’s Drag Race bids a last farewell before heading to the finale Sometimes performers have a particularly good day. All the hard work comes together and they’re able to get into the flow and execute at their peak. Everything that can go right, that should go right, does. And sometimes, they don’t. An issue or inse...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Indian climber dead, Irishman missing in Nepal mountains KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An expedition organizer says an Indian climber has died while descending from the summit of Mount Makalu while an Irishman fell on Mount Everest and is missing. Mingma Sherpa of Seven Summit Treks says Indian Narayan Singh fel...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Mexico beats US 2-1 in extra time for CONCACAF U17 title BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Israel Luna scored the tiebreaking goal in the 108th minute, and Mexico beat the United States 2-1 in extra time Thursday night to win its fourth straight CONCACAF Under-17 Championship. Mexico has won eight CONCACAF Under-17 t...
07:26, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

The Latest: 12 treated after F-16 crash in California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a military jet that crashed into a Southern California warehouse (all times local): 8:20 p.m. A fire official says a dozen people have been treated for exposure to debris after an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a...
07:26, 05/17/2019

‘Big Bang Theory’ exits TV airwaves with emotional episode LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Big Bang Theory” is over. CBS aired the sitcom’s last two episodes “The Change Constant” then “The Stockholm Syndrome” in an hour-long finale Thursday evening. The comedy about the adv...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Carli Lloyd helps US to 5-0 win over New Zealand ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored twice and Alyssa Naeher got the shutout, helping the U.S. women’s national team beat New Zealand 5-0 in a World Cup series send-off match on Thursday. Tobin Heath, Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis also scored ...
07:26, 05/17/2019

AOC invokes Bible to blast ‘usury,’ promote payday loan bill Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez invoked the Bible to tout an economic bill she co-sponsored with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday — and sarcastically suggested she may win some supporters on the religious right. The Bronx congresswoman made the...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Court documents show efforts to influence Michael Flynn in Russia probe Michael Flynn told investigators from special counsel Robert Mueller’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress tried to influence his cooperation with the Russia probe, according to a court filing made public Thursday. T...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexander Görlach....
07:52, 05/17/2019

Indonesia Says It Foiled Plot to Detonate Bombs via Wi-Fi The alleged plot highlights advances in bomb-making in a country with a history of militant activity tied to the Islamic State and other extremist groups....
07:52, 05/17/2019

Officials: Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan Afghan officials say an airstrike killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban just outside the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah in the country's southern Helmand province....
07:52, 05/17/2019

Facts and figures in Australian elections on Saturday More than 16 million Australians are eligible to vote at elections on Saturday that are likely to deliver Australia's eighth prime minister in 12 years....
07:52, 05/17/2019

Brexit talks between Britain's two main parties about to end with no agreement: BBC Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party are about to close without an agreement, the BBC said on Friday....
08:13, 05/17/2019

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

Watch SpaceX try to launch 60 satellites tonight after yesterday’s scrub SpaceX originally planned on launching its Starlink mission on Wednesday night, reserving a solid 1.5-hour launch window for its Falcon 9 to take off, and eventually deploy a whopping 60 tiny satellites into Earth orbit. Unfortunately, due to weather...
08:13, 05/17/2019

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

A Leader of the Basque Militant Group ETA Has Been Arrested After 17 Years on the Run (SALLANCHES, France) — A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA was arrested Thursday in a French Alps town after being on the run for 17 years, Spanish authorities said, proudly announcing the capture of a man accused of cr...
08:26, 05/17/2019

Shedden looks back to go forward in WTCR "Gordon Shedden will look back to winter testing at Zandvoort for inspiration when he resumes his WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO campaign this weekend."...
08:52, 05/17/2019

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

Mother, Daughter Charged For Killing Woman, Cutting Child From Her Womb The last time anyone saw Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, she was nine months pregnant. The 19-year-old left her alternative high school on the lower west side of Chicago at around 3 p.m. on April 23, driving away......
08:52, 05/17/2019

Three British Crew Killed In Dubai Plane Crash: Report Three British people and a South African were killed Thursday in a plane crash close to Dubai airport, the United Arab Emirates' state news agency reported....
08:52, 05/17/2019

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

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

Trump’s ethanol edge President Trump's ethanol policy could help him outpace competitors in the 2020 presidential election in Iowa, according to ethanol’s biggest supporter in the Senate, Republican Chuck Grassley....
09:13, 05/17/2019

Warriors Say Kevin Durant Will Be Out Another Week Coach Steve Kerr said Durant’s injury was more serious than initially thought. He added: “Hopefully he’ll be back at some point, but we’ll just wait and see.”...
09:13, 05/17/2019

Curry soars as Warriors rally from 15-point deficit to Trail Blazers in Game 2 Curry pours in 37 points as Warriors take 2-0 series leadCJ McCollum misses driving jumper with 32 seconds leftThese Golden State Warriors have long been able to score in fabulous, jaw-dropping flurries. Down by eight to the Portland Trail Blazers at...
09:39, 05/17/2019

How liberal was Joe Biden? “I was always labeled as one of the most liberal members of the United States Congress. If it makes you progressive to mean that you are for Medicare for All or it makes it progressive, t......
09:39, 05/17/2019

Jodhpur High Court Sends Notice To Rajasthan Government Over Rapes The Jodhpur High Court issued the notice to inquire after recent incidents of rape in the state, including the April 26 gang-rape of a Dalit woman in Alwar district...
09:52, 05/17/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Gets 7 Days To Seek Protection From Arrest By CBI Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar has been given seven days to seek protection from arrest by the CBI for his alleged role in destroying evidence related to the Saradha chit fund scam in West......
09:52, 05/17/2019

Car In RSS Chief's Convoy Overturns In Bid To Save Cow, One Injured A vehicle that was part of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's convoy overturned in an attempt to save a cow standing in the middle of the road near Warora in Chandrapur district, in which one of his security......
09:52, 05/17/2019

Netflix is turning Mark Millar's 'The Magic Order' into a series Netflix is creating a TV series based on Mark Millar's The Magic Order and has tapped James Wan, the director behind Aquaman and Furious 7, to direct its pilot episode. The Magic Order is the first comic book title the streaming giant published ...
09:52, 05/17/2019

'The Jeremy Kyle Show' canceled after death of guest who failed a lie-detector test British broadcaster ITV canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording.        ...
09:52, 05/17/2019

Trump immigration plan tackles problem 'that has not been touched' in 54 years: Kellyanne Conway President Trump's counselor Kellyanne Conway appeared on the "The Ingraham Angle" Thursday to promote the administration's "two-point" plan to address illegal immigration -- while accusing some in Congress of being invested in the "status quo."...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant to miss Games 3 and 4 vs. Blazers The Warriors said Kevin Durant's strained calf "has shown good progress," but Steve Kerr admitted it is "a little more serious than we thought."        ...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Tata Ace Mini-Truck Will Make The Shift To BS-VI Tata Motors has confirmed that the company's top-selling light commercial vehicle, Tata Ace, will make the shift to Bharat Stage VI (BS6) next year. The news was confirmed to us on the sidelines of......
10:13, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Iran's top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal Iran's foreign minister is pressing ahead with intense diplomatic efforts to salvage Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers at the center of a crisis unfolding between Iran and the U.S. Mohammad Javad Zarif chastised the international community, say...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia's voting rights The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia's voting rights in the continent's main human rights watchdog....
11:00, 05/17/2019

Next Generation Royal Enfield Classic Spotted In Chennai The new model is likely to sport dual-channel ABS, and also meet the Bharat Stage VI emission regulations which will kick in from next year. The final drive has been shifted to the left side of the......
11:13, 05/17/2019

Kentucky 22-month-old survives nearly three days alone in the wilderness (WLEX/NBC News) A Kentucky toddler who disappeared Sunday evening was found alive Wednesday afternoon not far from his home after a massive multi-agency search. Kenneth Neil Howard, just 22 months old, was last seen about 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The child ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

PCSD needs to ID a thief who is breaking into vehicles carrying a gun TUCSON – An armed man was caught on camera burglarizing a car in April. Pima County Sheriff’s Department is concerned for the public’s safety. It happened in the driveway of a residence in the 5900 block of N. Campbell Ave. on April 29 at 5 a.m...
11:13, 05/17/2019

CVS to test unregulated vitamins and dietary supplements CVS Pharmacy announced Wednesday that it will require independent testing on all the vitamins and supplements sold in its almost 10,000 stores to assure customers that they are getting what they think they are. The testing, which will look at safety ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Why Chicago Fire plan to pay $60m to move back to an NFL stadium Twenty years on from the opening of the first soccer-specific stadium, should the Fire’s possible move back to an NFL venue prompt MLS to face some home truths?It was the alliterative mantra designed to put Major League Soccer on the road to prosperi...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Brexit talks between Tories and Labour likely to collapse May under pressure from her MPs who fear PM will agree to a customs union to pass dealSpeculation is mounting that weeks of Brexit talks between the government and the Labour party could finally collapse amid a lack of expectation they will produce a...
11:39, 05/17/2019

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

Solar companies concerned with Alberta rebate program uncertainty Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has said his government’s first priority is to repeal the province’s carbon tax, but what happens to programs that rely on that funding? There is concern in the solar industry....
11:52, 05/17/2019

College Scholarships Hit With Big Tax Increases in New Tax Law Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the sweeping tax overhaul of 2017 that has resulted in unintended tax bill increases....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Number Of Dead In Shanghai Building Collapse Rises To 10 The number of dead in the collapse of a Shanghai commercial building that was undergoing renovation rose to 10 overnight after three more victims were added to the grim tally, the city government said......
12:13, 05/17/2019

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

On This Day: The great Sugar Ray Leonard was born He was born on 17 May 1956, he was perfectly proportioned, graceful, quick and ruthless, Sugar Ray Leonard had it all, writes our former editor Claude Abrams The post On This Day: The great Sugar Ray Leonard was born appeared first on Boxing News....
12:13, 05/17/2019

Real-Life Pokémon Costume Inspires Leggy Fan Art Iwate Prefecture in Japan recently selected Geodude as its official supporter, with the Rock Pokémon doing its best to promote the region. In the Pokémon games and anime, Geodude does not have legs, but its real-world cosplaying counterpart does. Unl...
12:26, 05/17/2019

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

Musk to review all of Tesla's expenses in new cost-cutting plan Elon Musk, in an email to employees, said Tesla's net proceeds from its recent stock and debt offering gave the company only 10 months to achieve breakeven at the rate it burned cash in the first quarter....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Amazon is backing Uber Eats rival Deliveroo in the UK Amazon's restaurant delivery service in the UK folded in late 2018, because it couldn't keep up with rivals like Deliveroo. Now, the corporation is subscribing to the old adage "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" by becoming De...
12:52, 05/17/2019

LIC New Money Back Plan-20 Years: Premium, Benefits, Other Details Here LIC Plan: LIC New Money Back Plan-20 Years can be purchased by any individual between the age of 13 years and maximum age of 50 years for minimum sum assured of Rs 1 lakh. LIC New Money Back Plan-20......
12:52, 05/17/2019

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

The West Wing: is it to blame for everything? Podcasts of the week The cultural and political impact of television is explored in depth, and Bret Easton Ellis returns, as contrary as everIf you’re attending Latitude festival this year, you’ll find that the world inhabiting your headphones has extended outwards and g...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Genius of Pep Guardiola, not money, makes Man City tick… But here's how Watford can spring a shock Let me ask you something. If a club is wealthy and attractive enough to employ the best manager who is then given the funds to buy the best players, does that guarantee success?...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Osaka withdraws from Rome quarters with right hand injury Top-ranked Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from her quarterfinal match at the Italian Open on Friday due to a right hand injury        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m....
13:13, 05/17/2019

Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French journalists in Syria....
13:13, 05/17/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit TOKYO (AP) — Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013. China’s top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, told Prime Minister Shinzo ...
13:13, 05/17/2019

South Carolina tech firm, CEO indicted on fraud charges CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina technology company and its leader are accused of fraudulently obtaining numerical internet addresses worth a total of up to $14.4 million. The Post and Courier reports Micfo LLC and its CEO, 36-year-old Amir G...
13:13, 05/17/2019

I.M. Pei’s legacy stretched from the West to the East BEIJING (AP) — The legacy of American architect I.M. Pei stretches from west to east, from the Louvre museum to his native China, where he helped fuse tradition with modernity as the country opened up after the Cultural Revolution. Pei died earlier t...
13:13, 05/17/2019

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

Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia....
13:13, 05/17/2019

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

UPDATE 1-Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, seven months after promising to do more....
13:26, 05/17/2019

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

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

Kinsler: Post-HR outburst not directed at fans Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, three-run homer for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Thursday night and set the major league record by going 8,020 games without a no-hitter since their inception....
13:26, 05/17/2019

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

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

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
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‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsAs strict anti-abortion laws spread across the US, pro-choice Americans are organizing on multiple fronts to protect women’...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Holy mackerel! Robert Pattinson set to land Batman role Harry Potter and Twilight star Pattinson said to be frontrunner for part in The Batman, replacing Ben AffleckRobert Pattinson is set to take over from Ben Affleck as the next actor to play Batman, according to reports.Variety states that Pattinson is...
13:39, 05/17/2019

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

|PublicInvestmentCorporationsaidtobeconcernedbySibanyeoffer The Public Investment Corporation, whose 30% stake in Lonmin is enough to block the miner’s planned takeover by Sibanye Gold, is concerned that the value of the all-share deal has been eroded, according to a person familiar with the matter....
13:39, 05/17/2019

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-month-old child he falsely claimed was his son, U.S. immigration officials said....
13:39, 05/17/2019

Melania Trump’s parents would have struggled to come to the U.S. under Trump’s immigration plan The first lady, who immigrated from Slovenia in 1996 for modeling, likely brought her parents over through a family unification process that Trump wants to limit....
13:52, 05/17/2019

‘A demanding perfectionist’: how Gino Pozzo did the unthinkable at Watford Watford have gone from winding-up order to an FA Cup final under Pozzo but at his other club, Udinese, fans are unhappyAt the Maracanã on Wednesday Fluminense found themselves 1-0 down to Cruzeiro in the Copa do Brasil with a few minutes remaining. A...
13:52, 05/17/2019

Accountant for 'ugly models' agency fleeced firm out of more than £21,000, court hears An accountant for an alternative modelling agency fleeced the firm out of more than £21,000 by forging her boss's signature in a bid to clear her debts, a court heard....
13:52, 05/17/2019

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

Inside Keanu Reeves' Inscrutable Private World: Tragedy, Motorcycles and Epic Movie Stardom When Keanu Reeves was asked the other night, "What do you think happens when we die?" interviewer Stephen Colbert probably wasn't expecting such a deep--or assured--answer from the......
14:00, 05/17/2019

Time to Get Roasted With Solimo Light Roast K Cups For Just $.19 a Cup Say what you will about the quality of Keurig coffee, we’re going to happily sip on this offer. Right now, you can get a 100-count box of Amazon’s brand Solimo Light Roast Coffee for only $19 if you clip the $10 coupon. When you do the math, that’s a...
14:13, 05/17/2019

Google's Translatotron AI could translate languages into your own voice If you've ever visited a foreign country, you'll know how difficult it can be to get by when you don't speak the language – and even with apps like Google Translate readily available on most smartphones, using translation tools ...
14:13, 05/17/2019

From mangos to inner goddesses: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekMangos ’Tis the season for delicious Alphonsos. With sea bass at Five Rivers, Walsall; filling a whole menu at London’s Jamavar. Continue reading......
14:13, 05/17/2019

Manager knows exactly Tim Tebow has been so miserable at Triple-A SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Six weeks into his latest baseball adventure, Tim Tebow is still struggling to find his stroke with the Syracuse Mets at the top rung of minor league ball. He remains unflappable in spite of the numbers. “I think I’m improving. I’m w...
14:26, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Maharashtra Drought Worsens As IMD Forecasts Delayed Rainfall As drought conditions in Maharashtra worsen, the India Meteorological Department has warned that rainfall for 2019 has been delayed by at least a week and it could take another month before monsoons......
14:52, 05/17/2019

Samajwadi Party Leader Azam Khan's Wife Alleges Death Threat To Family Wife of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has alleged a threat to her family from the administrative officials of Rampur and has also sought their removal....
14:52, 05/17/2019

'Young Sheldon' paid sweet tribute to 'The Big Bang Theory' Just when loyal viewers of "The Big Bang Theory" thought they'd seen the very last of Sheldon, Leonard, Amy, Penny, Bernadette, Howard and Raj, "Young Sheldon" proved them wrong....
14:52, 05/17/2019

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

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

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to buy supercomputer maker Cray in $1.30 billion deal Supercomputer manufacturer Cray Inc said on Friday it would be bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co in a deal valued at about $1.30 billion, net of cash....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Preakness predictions: Who to bet on for Saturday's wide-open Triple Crown race After a controversial Kentucky Derby, the 144th Preakness will have to brand itself as one of the most wide-open runnings in recent memory.        ...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Ian Kinsler says post-home run profanity not directed at Padres fans San Diego Padres veteran Ian Kinsler appeared to say "(expletive) all you" and gesture to the home crowd after hitting a home run Thursday.        ...
15:26, 05/17/2019

NBA draft: Brian Bowen moving past FBI college basketball scandal after year in Australia After a year in Australia, Brian Bowen is moving past the college basketball scandal that rocked Louisville as he prepares for the NBA draft combine.        ...
15:26, 05/17/2019

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

Federer and Osaka withdraw from Rome quarters with injuries Roger Federer and top-ranked Naomi Osaka withdrew before their Italian Open quarterfinals because of injuries        ...
15:26, 05/17/2019

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

Warriors show resilience to take 2-0 series lead on Blazers SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Martin Rogers breaks down Game 2 of the Western Conference finals, where the Warriors battled back to steal the win and take a 2-0 series lead on the Blazers.        ...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Mac Thornberry: Intelligence reports on Iran show 'cause for greater concern' As members of both parties in Congress complain they're not being briefed on escalating tensions with Iran, one top congressman who has seen the intelligence said it shows Iran's aggressive behavior goes beyond its normal harassment as the rogue regi...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics Love it or hate it, share-plate dining is far from over. But dwindling are the days when tapas and small plates monopolized the category and each diner was encouraged to order five to six items....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Bungie Is Nerfing Destiny 2's Best Guns, And Players Aren't Pleased There hasn’t been much to complain about in Destiny 2 recently, which is perhaps why Bungie decided to spice things up last night and announce plans to weaken some of the game’s most useful gear, including Whisper of the Worm and Sleeper Simulant. Pl...
15:39, 05/17/2019

Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back immigration, border plan U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was a "good chance" Democrats would back his immigration and border protection efforts ahead of the November 2020 elections, despite their opposition to his latest plan to overhaul the current system....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Factbox: The national stakes in the EU elections Beyond determining the balance of power of the next European Parliament, this week's EU elections can have knock-on effects in the domestic politics of Europe's member states. Here are some examples of how the elections play out nationally....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Former French president Sarkozy set for trial over 2012 campaign France's Constitutional Council cleared the way on Friday for former president Nicolas Sarkozy to be tried over alleged illegal financing of his failed re-election campaign in 2012....
15:52, 05/17/2019

How Some Generic Drugs Could Do More Harm Than Good For the 16 years that Dr. Brian Westerberg, a Canadian surgeon, worked volunteer missions at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, scarcity was the norm. The patients usually exceeded the 1,500 allotted beds. Running water was onc...
15:52, 05/17/2019

UK sold £11.5m of arms to Saudi Arabia in months after Khashoggi murder The British government licenced the sale of almost £11.5m worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia in the three months after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Sky News has learnt....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Sea otters are bouncing back - and into the jaws of great white sharks Decades of conservation work have boosted sea otter populations in many parts of the North Pacific, but the animals are now being killed by great white sharks...
16:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

Baseball play-by-play announcer snags foul ball from the booth What a play by the play-by-play guy! An announcer for the Atlantic League’s Somerset Patriots became part of the action Wednesday night when he bare-handed a screaming foul ball behind home plate during the team’s game against the High Point Rockers ...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Tennis: Osaka pulls out of Rome quarters with hand injury World number one Naomi Osaka pulled out of the Italian Open quarter-finals on Friday with a right thumb injury, casting doubts over her participation in this month's French Open....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Yara Shahidi brings faint glow to 'The Sun is Also a Star' Teen romances are sometimes only as good as their leads, and "The Sun is Also a Star" has a fine pair in "Black-ish's" Yara Shahidi and "Riverdale's" Charles Melton. The movie, however -- which deals with true love and the universe putting people tog...
16:13, 05/17/2019

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

Solution for remotely monitoring oil wells wins MIT $100K The winner of Wednesday’s MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition was a startup helping oil well owners remotely monitor and control the pumping of their wells, increasing production while reducing equipment failures that can lead to methane emissions...
17:13, 05/17/2019

Sorry, It Looks Like a Researcher Didn’t Just Crack the Voynich Manuscript After All A university in the United Kingdom is backpedaling after publishing an article claiming that one of their scientists helped crack the famously-undecipherable Voynich manuscript, according to a statement.Read more......
17:13, 05/17/2019

How to Choose the Right Platform to Run Your Smart Home Maybe you’re taking your first tentative steps into the smart home market, or maybe you’re expanding what you’ve already got, but at some point you’re going to want to get everything working together—or else be faced with using dozens of different ap...
17:13, 05/17/2019

The False Promise of “Lawful Access” to Private Data Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangerous proposition....
17:13, 05/17/2019

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

Renault Starts Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab Project To Develop Future Mobility Solutions Renault has initiated a new project, the Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab to test different smart, autonomous, electric and shared public and private mobility services to support the transportation system......
17:26, 05/17/2019

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

NYC correction officers brawl in women’s locker room: report Two female correction officers got into a wild brawl Thursday in the Manhattan women’s locker room — with one officer deploying mace. The fight erupted at about 12:45 p.m. inside the Department of Correction locker room on the third floor of Manhatta...
17:26, 05/17/2019

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

AbbVie halts enrollment after brain cancer trial misses goal, shares fall AbbVie Inc said on Friday it has halted enrollment of patients in all ongoing studies testing its brain cancer treatment after the drug failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage trial....
17:39, 05/17/2019

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

Garmin Forerunner 945 review: Music, mapping, payments, pulse, and incident detection The Garmin 935 was the premier running and triathlon watch two years ago, but its successor improves in nearly every aspect to even beat out last years Fenix sports watch models. It's the ultimate multi-sport watch and sets the bar for all others....
17:52, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA issues recall of J&J unit Ethicon's surgical staplers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued a recall of surgical staplers made by Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon unit, warning that the use of the devices could cause serious injury or death....
17:52, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 3-White House delays decision on tariffs on imported cars, parts The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump is delaying a decision for as long as six months on whether to impose tariffs on imported cars and parts to allow for more time for trade talks with the European Union and Japan....
17:52, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-IMF: Mozambique debt talks with VTB almost finalized, cyclone hits growth Mozambique's restructuring discussions with Russian lender VTB over a loan to the state-owned Mozambique Asset Management (MAM) are in the final stretch, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its latest country report....
17:52, 05/17/2019

Blood and Truth is a PlayStation VR system seller - The perfect action hero simulator Sony London Studio invited us to play one of the most impressive VR games we've ever seen - and we can't wait to see it redefine what triple-A looks like in VR...
17:52, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case - sources The U.S. FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens AG, General Electric Co and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuter...
18:13, 05/17/2019

Samsung Electronics says undecided on further investment in its China NAND plant South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that it has not decided on additional investment in a second memory chip production line in the Chinese city of Xian, denying a report by China's official Xinhua news agency....
18:13, 05/17/2019

Wall St. falls after China's tough talk on trade U.S. stocks slipped on Friday, after three straight sessions of gains, as trade tensions were renewed after Chinese media took a hardline approach to the tariff dispute between the United States and China....
18:13, 05/17/2019

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

Ex-Texas Tech forward Khavon Moore transferring to Clemson CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas Tech forward Khavon Moore says he’s headed to Clemson to play basketball with the Tigers. The 6-foot-7 freshman from Macon, Georgia, posted a picture of himself in a Tigers uniform on Twitter with “Commit...
18:26, 05/17/2019

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

McLaren gets Alonso on track for Fast Friday of the Indy 500 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Fernando Alonso is finally back on track preparing for the Indianapolis 500. McLaren lost almost two full days of practice after Alonso crashed Wednesday. The team needed the entire next day to rebuild the Spaniard a car, which wa...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Iowa Supreme Court upholds law ending rights for some unions DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a 2017 law that removed bargaining rights for many state employees. In cases filed by the Iowa State Education Association and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees,...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat, who entertained millions online, dies at age 7 MORRISTOWN, Ariz. (AP) — Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss expression entertained millions on the internet, has died at age 7. Her owners wrote on social media Friday that she experienced complications from a urinary tract infection and “passed away p...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Target sells a Hershey's toolbox to organize your s'mores ingredients Marie Kondo style Target is selling a caddy to carry the s'mores ingredients for $10. It's just the box. No snacks included.        ...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Four senior healthcare expenses no one warns you about Prepare for these -- they may be costlier than you think. Dental care, vision care, hearing services, and long-term care can be very expensive.        ...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Throwing a summer barbecue? Grilling tips from Phil the Grill Johnson, the 'Jay-Z of BBQ' Everyone loves a good meal straight off the grill, but they barbecuing can go wrong. Avoid a disaster with these tips from Phil the Grill Johnson.        ...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Amazon to Invest in Deliveroo, a Rival to Uber in Food Delivery The $575 million investment strengthens one of the biggest overseas rivals to Uber’s food-delivery division, which the ride-hailing company considers a key business....
18:39, 05/17/2019

Violent weather: Hail, damaging winds, tornadoes expected to hammer swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
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