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Oil Gains on Geopolitics, Rising U.S. Equities

Oil prices rose as geopolitical tensions and rising stock prices on Wall Street offset bearish data showing U.S. oil inventories are at a 20-month high....

Oil Gains on Geopolitics, Rising U.S. Equities

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Glitz, glamour and geopolitics – is this the most contentious Eurovision ever? Tel Aviv is hosting the song contest against a backdrop of religious dissent, calls for a boycott and a fragile truce with HamasKeen to promote itself as a tourist hotspot just beyond the edges of Europe, Tel Aviv has gone all out to shine for Eurovi...
00:39, 05/12/2019

Cboe Europe Equities Ready to Go for MiFID II LONDON – 1 November 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its exchange, Cboe Europe Equities (Cboe), formerly known as Bats Europe, had completed its...
21:26, 05/01/2019

CBOE Wins "Equities Exchange of The Year" Award CHICAGO, IL -- September 18, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today was named "Equities Exchange of the Year" at GlobalCapital's (www.globalcapital.com) Global Derivatives Awards ceremony in London. ......
06:39, 05/02/2019

Investment Grade Bonds Keep Chugging Along - Which Is Important For Equities A quick update on the investment grade bond market, an explanation of recent weakness and why the strength in this market should continue to support large cap stocks....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Bats Announces Fee Overhaul of EDGA Equities Exchange CHICAGO, KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 30, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and the second-largest operator of stock exchanges in the United States, today announced a relaunch of its EDGA Equities Exchange, in response to industry feedbac...
02:39, 05/02/2019

Cboe Europe Equities Reports January Volume and Activity LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced volume and highlights for Cboe Europe Equities for January 2018, summarising the first mont...
21:26, 05/01/2019

Cboe Europe Plans to Launch Equities Trading in Three New Markets LONDON – 20 September 2018 – Cboe Europe, the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it will expand its coverage to 18 markets across Europe with the planned launch of trading in Polish, Hungarian and Czech securities beginning ...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Elections, Corporate Earnings To Prompt Volatility In Equities: Analysts Companies like Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank, HCL Technologies, Larsen & Toubro and State Bank of India are expected to announce their Q4 earning results this week...
10:00, 05/05/2019

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

Equities dip on China data, Alphabet results; euro strengthens Global equity markets edged lower on Tuesday, weighed by weak Chinese business surveys and a tumble in shares of Google parent Alphabet, while the euro strengthened on the heels of data that showed euro zone growth topped expectations....
21:13, 04/30/2019

Apple magic extends global equities' months-long rally Global equities were higher on Wednesday, extending the global equity market rally into a fifth month as investors cheered Apple's strong results and the U.S. dollar dipped ahead of a policy statement from the Federal Reserve....
11:52, 05/01/2019

Equities, yields close lower before U.S.-China trade crunch time Stock indexes around the world fell for a fourth day in a row on Thursday, though Wall Street closed above session lows after comments from President Donald Trump about U.S.-China trade talks a day before the United States was due to raise tariffs....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Investors shun equities, pile into bonds in past week: BAML Investors are neither extremely bullish nor bearish, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's gauge of market sentiment, as they weigh the impact of trade tensions between the United States and......
16:52, 05/17/2019

Sun Trading to Utilise Cboe Europe Equities Systematic Internaliser Services LONDON – 26 January 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Sun Trading, a leading liquidity provider in the European equities market, will utilise Cboe...
21:26, 05/01/2019

Bats Europe and Trax Connect for MiFID II Equities Trade Reporting London, 15 June 2017 – Trax®, a subsidiary of MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. and a leading provider of regulatory reporting, trade matching and capital market data services, and Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s larges...
02:39, 05/02/2019

Cboe Global Markets Recognized as Designated Listing Exchange in Japan for U.S. Equities CHICAGO – December 22, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced the Japanese Financial Services Authority (JFSA) has added Cboe Global Markets – U.S. Equities to the regulator’s list of Designated Foreign Financial...
21:26, 05/01/2019

Citi closes CitiCross 'dark pool' amid equities unit review A unit of Citigroup Inc has shut down one of its private stock trading venues, often referred to as dark pools, as part of a broader review of the bank's equities business, the bank said on Monday....
20:26, 05/06/2019

Macquarie to shut down Canadian equities sales, trading business - Globe and Mail Macquarie Group is shutting down its Canadian institutional equities business due to a prolonged slump in resource-related deals, The Globe and Mail newspaper reported on Monday, citing anonymous sources....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Equities slip on China data; euro zone growth buoys single currency European shares edged down on Tuesday after weak Chinese business surveys doused appetite for risk, while the single currency climbed after euro zone growth beat expectations....
15:52, 04/30/2019

Equities drop after China data; euro zone growth lifts single currency European shares edged down on Tuesday after weak Chinese business surveys doused appetite for risk, while the single currency climbed after euro zone growth beat expectations....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Bats Europe Successfully Launches Buy-side Access to New European Equities Block IOI Platform LONDON – 20 March 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, and BIDS Trading, L.P. (BIDS), the operator of the largest block trading alternative trading system (ATS) by volume in the ...
02:39, 05/02/2019

Cboe Reports May Highlights for Cboe Europe Equities LONDON – 11 June 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported highlights from May 2018 for Cboe Europe Equities, including record average daily notional value (ADN...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Gas prices rising again CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) – The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell 3 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.93. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that it’s the first price ...
03:39, 05/20/2019

Rupee Gains By 23 Paise Against Dollar Rupee vs dollar exchange rate today: The rupee opened strong at 70.32 at the interbank forex market then gained further ground and touched 70.21 amid a positive opening in domestic equities,......
07:52, 05/15/2019

Tensions between Venezuela and the US keep rising. Here's how they got to this point Trump-backed Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president in January, said he was "beginning the final phase of Operation Freedom" and promised to bring an end to Maduro's government....
23:00, 04/30/2019

| The village that keeps rising from the volcanic ashes Four years after the volcano erupted – razing everything in its path in Cape Verde's Cha das Caldeiras valley – the floor tiles of the small, rebuilt inn are warm to the touch....
00:00, 05/04/2019

US pregnancy deaths rising, especially among minorities: CDC Pregnancy-related deaths are rising in the United States and the main risk factor is being black, according to new reports that highlight racial disparities in care during and after childbirth. Black women, along with Native Americans and Alaska nati...
20:39, 05/08/2019

Oil pares gains as US escalates trade war with China Oil prices pared earlier gains on Friday following U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect, escalating the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies and oil consumers....
08:26, 05/10/2019

France won't ease reforms if far-right make EU gains: PM President Emmanuel Macron will press ahead with a social and economic reform agenda that spurred months of anti-government protests in France even if the far-right comes out on top in European elections, his prime minister said on Thursday....
12:13, 05/16/2019

Oil gains 2% as Middle East conflict intensifies Oil prices jumped 2% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its oil infrastructure....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Oil nearly flat in pause after previous session's gains Oil prices were near flat early Thursday in what was seen as a pause after gains in the two previous sessions, as traders considered geopolitical developments....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Value of Canadian building permits gains 2.1% in March The value of Canadian building permits rose 2.1% in March, driven higher by construction plans in the four Western provinces, after falling a revised 5.1% in February, Statistics Canada data showed on Friday....
15:26, 05/10/2019

Manley's FCA leadership team gains some outside perspective Since succeeding Sergio Marchionne as CEO last summer, Mike Manley has largely untangled FCA's organizational chart, delegated critical duties and infused its leadership council with new blood....
06:26, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Strong US job gains of 263,000 cuts rate to 3.6% WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the April jobs report (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Hiring jumped in April as U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs, a strong gain that suggests businesses have shrugged off any concerns the economy may slow this year. The ...
20:13, 05/03/2019

Sri Lanka stocks end near 6-1/2-year low; rupee gains Sri Lankan shares recouped early losses on Tuesday, but closed at their lowest levels in six-and-a-half years on lingering investor concerns following the Easter Sunday bombings. ** Investigators have dismantled a major part of the network linked to ...
14:52, 05/07/2019

Impossible Foods’ rising empire of almost-meat This April Fools' Day, Impossible Foods was behind a prank video. Customers in a St Louis branch of Burger King were surreptitiously filmed eating the restaurant's flagship Whopper. First they rhapsodized about their love for beef. Then the...
20:13, 05/19/2019

‘SOTC’: Rising From Depths Of Addiction To Help Others In Recovery (LEX 18) — Alex Elswick’s journey could be best be described as a cautionary tale turned inspirational story. It’s important to not, however, that most people don’t come back from the depths of addiction like he did. But that ...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Iran war 'not going to happen' despite rising tensions, says Romney Revolutionary Guards chief: Iran was not pursuing war eitherOpinion: Trump supporters don’t want war with IranMitt Romney has joined the commander of the Revolutionary Guards in dismissing the threat of war between the US and Iran, despite increasin...
17:00, 05/19/2019

After years as the NBA playoffs’ JV bracket, the sun is rising in the East All four of the conference’s remaining teams are capable of winning it all, but each carries a measure of uncertainty and urgency that will ratchet up the drama....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Oil prices led lower by rising U.S. production, inventories Oil prices fell early Thursday despite an OPEC report confirming a sizable cut due to bearishness related to rising United States production and inventories....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Futures Now: Oil jumps on rising tensions with Iran "Futures Now" Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss where they see crude oil prices headed amid geopolitical tensions with CNBC's Rahel Solomon....
00:26, 05/15/2019

GE's rising bonds offer another endorsement of CEO Culp General Electric Co shareholders offered their latest endorsement of new Chief Executive Larry Culp this week when they approved a pay package that could net him up to $233 million down the road....
00:00, 05/10/2019

CBS sees ad prices rising for the fall season CBS Corp sees advertising prices rising for its slate of TV shows in the upcoming fall programming season, executives said, as the TV broadcaster and media company on Thursday reported first-quarter revenue falling short of analysts' estimates from w...
00:26, 05/03/2019

You get the iPhone, I’ll get the mortgage - the rising price of smartphones The only sure things in life are death, taxes and rising smartphone prices, at least if the past few years are anything to go by.From the likes of the iPhone 4 costing an average of around $500/£500/AU$860 in only 2010, to prices on some phones ...
11:26, 05/12/2019

Japan's rising star could be its two-wheeled savior Carved into the north east coast of Kyushu, Japan's southern island, Fukuoka Prefecture is known for its ornate gardens, a majestic 17th century castle, a newly renovated art museum and some mouth-watering seafood. It will also play host to this year...
12:39, 05/07/2019

U.S. gas prices are rising — and the Saudis are in the driver’s seat Five decades after the oil crisis of the 1970s, Saudi Arabia can control the fuel market again, thanks to Venezuela’s problems, the Trump administration’s sanctions on Iran and uncertainty in unstable producer states such as Libya and Nigeria....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Qualcomm hangs on to most Apple gains after earnings report Qualcomm Inc shares fell about 3.5% on Wednesday as investors got their first look at the bottom line impact of a patent fight settlement with Apple Inc, including a multibillion dollar one-time payment and more modest future patent fees....
02:13, 05/02/2019

ISIS, After Laying Groundwork, Gains Toehold in Congo A recent assault on a military barracks was the first Congo attack claimed by the terror group. But there were earlier signs of an ISIS franchise in the region....
21:52, 04/28/2019

Waze app gains Pandora integration on Android and iOS devices Waze, Google Maps' rival, and Pandora, the music streaming company have just announced they have teamed up to offer Android and iOS users the option to soundtrack their travel experience on mobile phones.If you're a Pandora fan, you'll now be able to...
23:13, 05/09/2019

Home price gains keep shrinking, but housing is still overpriced Home prices are less heated this spring, but the largest metropolitan markets are still overpriced. About 40% of the nation's top 50 markets, based on the number of homes, were overvalued in March....
17:39, 05/07/2019

U.S.-Stock Funds Rose 3.6% in April, Add to 2019 Gains Monthly Monitor: During April, two risks that worried investors in 2018, fears about a possible government shutdown and a trade war with China, vanished....
05:39, 05/06/2019

Microsoft’s Cortana gains conversational AI, becoming an ‘intelligent agent’ Over at Build 2019 in Seattle, Washington, Microsoft has revealed its plans to push forward with making Cortana a smarter digital assistant which offers more natural and conversational interactions.This is something Microsoft has been banging the dru...
23:00, 05/06/2019

New Aston Martin Vantage AMR gains seven-speed manual Aston Martin’s Vantage AMR will cost from £149,995 Limited-run special edition ditches automatic for dog-leg shift manual 'box in a bid to be more engaging The new Aston Martin Vantage AMR special edition will be the first current-generation mode...
14:39, 05/01/2019

No Archie in top US baby names, but Meghan is rising fast WASHINGTON (AP) — Archie doesn’t make the Top 10 boys’ names in U.S., but don’t count it out in the future. Social Security released its annual list of top baby names on Friday. For 2018, Emma and Liam were again the most popular na...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Heart failure deaths rising in U.S., especially among younger adults (Reuters Health) - More U.S. adults are dying from heart failure today than a decade ago, and the sharpest rise in mortality is happening among middle-aged and younger adults, a new study suggests....
07:00, 05/08/2019

Trump-era economy: A rising tide is lifting all boats The central theme of Democratic campaigns this year is that American capitalism doesn’t work for the working man, and so we need to replace it, or at least dramatically reshape our economy. These folks should take a look at the economic numbers that ...
15:00, 05/06/2019

CORRECTED-GE's rising bonds offer another endorsement of CEO Culp General Electric Co shareholders offered their latest endorsement of new Chief Executive Larry Culp this week when they approved a 2018 pay package worth $15 million....
01:13, 05/10/2019

U.S. Credit-Card Delinquency Rates Rising, Particularly Among the Young Credit-card delinquency rates are rising, particularly among young people who are now more likely to have a credit card than a decade ago, according to a report Tuesday by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York....
17:13, 05/14/2019

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use The U.N.'s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the last 20 years amid increasing population, urbanization and building work has contributed to beach erosion, flooding and dro...
14:13, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-GE's rising bonds offer another endorsement of CEO Culp General Electric Co shareholders offered their latest endorsement of new Chief Executive Larry Culp this week when they approved a 2018 pay package worth $15 million....
03:26, 05/10/2019

US housing starts regained momentum, rising 5.7% in April Housing starts rose 5.7% in April, picking up momentum after slowing growth over the past few months. Building permits also rose, another good sign.        ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

U.S. CEO group says rising U.S.-China tariffs could hurt economy Business Roundtable, a group of U.S. corporate chief executive officers, said on Friday it was concerned that rising U.S.-China tariffs will hurt the American economy....
22:26, 05/10/2019

Only Hispanic prison population rising, blacks, whites down The Hispanic population has doubled since 1990 and in the last 10 years has become the only race that has also seen growth in prison inmates, a break from the trend in shrinking black and white prisoners, according to two new reports on Latin immigra...
16:52, 05/02/2019

Black Ops 4's 'Spectre Rising' Event: The Good, The Bad, And The Flooded Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s “Operation Spectre Rising” update arrived on April 30 for PlayStation 4, with Xbox One and PC users joining the event within a week, but the new content drop comes with some highs and lows....
13:26, 05/02/2019

Outlook for Android and iOS gains new feature that help users get things done quicker Microsoft is bringing support for a new feature to Outlook for mobile – Actionable Messages. The new feature will be available once the latest update goes live in the App Store and Google Play Store, and it's meant to allow Outlook users to act fast ...
01:52, 05/07/2019

Wall St. gains as soft inflation data supports accommodative Fed U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and a benign inflation data underscored the Federal Reserve's dovish stance on interest rates....
18:52, 04/29/2019

Wall St. Gains on Better-Than-Expected Earnings, Robust Economic Data U.S. stock indexes extended gains to trade more than 1% higher on Thursday, as optimism was driven by upbeat earnings from Cisco and Walmart as well as robust economic data that underlined the strength of the domestic economy....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Nasdaq retreats as Alphabet falls but Apple gains after hours The Nasdaq fell on Tuesday as shares of Google-parent Alphabet tumbled following a revenue miss and Apple dropped, though the S&P 500 eked out another record closing high....
23:52, 04/30/2019

Wall St. gains as trade optimism trumps dim economic data Wall Street turned positive on Wednesday following reports that U.S. President Donald Trump would hold off on imposing tariffs on imported cars and parts, easing slowdown fears after downbeat economic data....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Steady Flow of Refugees Fuels Nationalist Gains in Europe Europe’s refugee crisis peaked in 2016, but it never fully went away. Now, nationalists from Spain to Finland are successfully exploiting anti-immigration concerns among some voters as they make new gains against establishment parties....
16:52, 04/30/2019

Oil Prices Fall, Reversing Early Gains as U.S. Stocks Sink Oil prices reversed earlier gains Monday afternoon, turning sharply lower as tumbling stock prices on Wall Street over U.S.-China trade worries fueled broad selling of riskier assets including crude and other commodities....
20:39, 05/13/2019

Magna Q1 net rises on one-time gains, but 2019 outlook reduced Magna said first-quarter net income rose to $1.11 billion, up mainly on the sale of its fluid pressure and controls unit. Results also were boosted by a revaluation on its investment in Lyft. Adjusted earnings fell 18 percent. ...
20:13, 05/09/2019

Logitech shares fall as investors pocket recent gains Logitech International SA shares fell nearly 9 percent on Tuesday as investors cashed in on the computer peripheral maker's gains this year and success providing fast keyboards and mice for players of online games like Fortnite....
11:26, 04/30/2019

Oil rises as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices rose again on Friday and were on track for the first weekly gains this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Range Rover gains 395bhp Ingenium straight-six petrol Range Rover Land Rover adds 395bhp turbocharged and supercharged engine to luxury SUV, replacing V6 Land Rover has added its new 395bhp Ingenium straight-six petrol engine to the Range Rover. It's available to order now, priced from £83,655. First...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Treasurys Extend Gains as Investors Focus on Trade and Inflation U.S. government-bond prices rose in choppy trading as investors kept a close eye on U.S.-China trade developments and reacted to a mixed inflation report....
19:26, 05/10/2019

Oil extends gains into third session amid Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday to extend gains into a third straight session, as tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential disruptions to supply....
05:13, 05/16/2019

Wall St. gains after tame inflation data; S&P 500 hits high U.S. stocks were higher in Monday afternoon trading, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and benign inflation data underscored the Federal Reserve's accommodative stance on interest rates....
21:39, 04/29/2019

World stocks fall, dollar gains on Powell comments Global equities lost ground on Wednesday, snapping a three-day winning streak after the U.S. Federal Reserve held rates steady as expected but comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell cast doubt on whether the central bank's next move would be a rate...
22:52, 05/01/2019

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

Oil extends gains into fourth straight day on Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Friday, extending gains into a fourth session as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential supply disruptions....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio’s neighborhood gym routine isn’t earning him political gains New York’s mayor, and the latest presidential candidate, says he frequents the YMCA to stay connected to the people, but many say he’s out of touchIf you don’t know anything else about New York City’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, you probably know this: al...
10:26, 05/19/2019

Well Done! Two Rising Black Chefs Win Big at the 2019 James Beard Awards It’s been a thrilling few months for the culinary world since February, as the James Beard Foundation has rolled out its series of annual accolades, culminating in its highly anticipated awards gala on Monday night in the food mecca of Chicago....
17:26, 05/07/2019

IMF warns of slowing growth and rising unrest across the Middle East Slowing global growth and elevated tensions in trade and geopolitics are posing economic challenges for countries in the Middle East, according to the International Monetary Fund....
09:13, 04/29/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Liberia boosts efforts to guard against rising seas With rising sea levels due to climate change already affecting coastal communities in Liberia, there are fears that densely populated parts of the capital Monrovia could be submerged, unless action is taken....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Asia markets mixed as investors grapple with rising oil prices Shares in Asia were mixed on Tuesday as investors grappled with the recent spike in oil prices after the U.S. announced that its sanctions waivers on Iran oil will end....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Mitsubishi earnings climb on rising sales, cost controls Despite solid gains for the recent fiscal year, Mitsubishi forecasted that operating profit will decline 19 percent in the new fiscal year while net income will drop 51 percent. ...
13:52, 05/09/2019

Pence declares support for Venezuela protesters rising up against Maduro: 'We are with you!' Vice President Pence and other top-ranking members of the Trump administration voiced their full support Tuesday for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as he led a contingent of heavily armed troops into the streets of Caracas amid a call for t...
17:52, 04/30/2019

‘Why do I fear to go out in my own country?’ In Modi’s India, rising unease among Muslims. As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks reelection in polls concluding this month, the result is being closely watched by the country’s nearly 200 million Muslims....
20:13, 05/13/2019

With cancer rates rising worldwide, oncologist shortage predicted (Reuters Health) - As cancer rates rise worldwide, researchers predict a shortage of specialists who can deliver chemotherapy, according to a new study....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Organic chloride in oil at Russia's Novorossiisk is rising, within limits: sources The levels of organic chloride in oil loadings from the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk have been on the rise since early May, but stayed within the allowed limit, according to three industry sources and documents reviewed by Reuters on Monday....
12:13, 05/13/2019

Rising U.S. oil output helping fill gap left by Iran, Venezuela: IEA The world will require very little extra oil from OPEC this year as booming U.S. output will offset falling exports from Iran and Venezuela, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday....
10:52, 05/15/2019

Rising Trade Tensions Pound Pork Producer WH Group Hong Kong-listed shares of WH Group, the world’s largest pork producer, sank as much as 9% after tweets from President Trump escalated the trade rhetoric between Washington and China....
15:52, 05/06/2019

Mike Breen: Warriors rising up to meet latest challenge Kevin Durant’s time with the Warriors may be ending soon, but their dynasty appears to be going nowhere. It was just a week ago Stephen Curry’s shooting slump was threatening to drag Golden State down in its series with Houston. But since Durant has ...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Ford, FCA, Toyota sales fall; Nissan, Honda post gains Ford, Fiat Chrysler and Toyota Motor posted lower April U.S. sales while Honda, Nissan and Hyundai volume rose as the industry struggled to post its first monthly gain of the year, even with the help of an extra selling day. Lower retail volume will ...
21:13, 05/01/2019

CEE MARKETS-Forint leads gains on German data, global relief Central European stocks and currencies firmed on Friday, helped by strong German export data and hopes in global markets for a trade deal between the Un...
13:26, 05/10/2019

A1 Telekom Austria's core profit gains on new fixed-line services A1 Telekom Austria reported a 1.9 percent increase in its first-quarter core profit on Monday, thanks to higher income from its fixed-line services, entertainment offers and mobile WiFi routers....
22:52, 04/29/2019

INDIA LIVE-Stocks post highest gains in three years on likely Modi win May 20 (Reuters) - 0845 GMT: INVESTORS LOOK FOR REFORM AFTER EXIT POLLS INDICATE AN EASY WIN FOR MODI Indian stocks surged as exit polls indicated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would romp back to power in the general election, after a difficult a...
11:39, 05/20/2019

U.S. stock futures slip after tariff hike, Asia shares eke out gains U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares held onto earlier-pared gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff hike on $200 billion of Chinese goods took effect, raising tensions between the world's two biggest economies despite ongoing...
08:39, 05/10/2019

Climate emergency trend gains traction in German-speaking countries Dozens of cities across the world have declared a climate emergency. Now, students behind the school climate strikes are bringing the movement to Switzerland and Germany. But what does that mean exactly?...
03:39, 05/02/2019

Sensex, Nifty Fluctuate Between Gains And Losses Amid Volatile Trade Zee Entertainment, Bharti Airtel, Adani Ports, Indiabulls Housing Finance and HDFC were the top percentage gainers on the 50-scrip index at the time....
12:26, 05/10/2019

DBS posts record profit on lending gains, raises bar for Singapore banks Southeast Asia's biggest lender DBS Group Holdings Ltd beat market estimates to post a record quarterly profit, as strong lending income offset weakness in wealth management, brokerage and investment banking fees....
11:52, 04/29/2019

FOREX-Dollar gains as European concerns hurt euro, sterling The dollar rose on Friday as concern about next week's European parliamentary elections dented demand for the euro, while the British pound dropped to a four-month low on worries about Britain's exit from the European Union. The dollar has been f...
21:52, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka stocks fall for 6th session, rupee snaps 2 days of gains Sri Lankan shares extended falls into a sixth session on Thursday and closed at their lowest levels in six-and-a-half years, due to shattered investor confidence after the Easter Sunday bombings. ** Investigators have dismantled a major part of the n...
15:52, 05/09/2019

SoftBank profits rise, party on gains from Saudi-tied fund TOKYO (AP) — Japanese internet company SoftBank has reported a 36% increase in profit for the fiscal year through March from the previous fiscal year, partly on gains from its Vision Fund. After the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, SoftBa...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Trump Warns That Rising Border Crossings May Require an Extra $1.4 Billion In a letter to Congress, the administration said the flow of unaccompanied children at the border has exceeded projections of just weeks ago and may require more money for housing and care....
23:13, 05/18/2019

Aston Martin's profit slides on sales slump, rising investment Aston Martin reported first-quarter earnings fell 35 percent as the automaker boosted spending on new models and sales in the UK and mainland Europe declined....
14:39, 05/15/2019

A rising Lake Erie closes streets, ferry, leaves debris PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — High water on Lake Erie has been flooding streets and houses in Ohio, and residents are bracing for more problems. The water levels are expected to approach records this summer. All the Great Lakes have been rising for sever...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Millions of homes are underinsured against natural disasters as construction costs keep rising Increasingly extreme weather, from floods to wildfires to high-category hurricanes, are causing increasing damage to the nation's neighborhoods. Now, new research shows much of the nation's housing stock may be underinsured for these disast...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Oil prices fall on rising US stockpiles, but global markets remain tense Oil prices slipped on Wednesday following a report that showed a rise in U.S. crude inventories, though global markets remained tense amid an intensifying political crisis in Venezuela, tightening U.S. sanctions on Iran, and ongoing OPEC supply cuts....
10:13, 05/01/2019

Chances of war with Iran are rising. And Donald Trump is to blame | Michael H Fuchs The Trump administration is goading Iran into a conflict, and no one should expect Iran to back downDonald Trump is doing everything possible to provoke a conflict with Iran while making it look like Iran’s fault.A year ago, Trump withdrew the US fro...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Foreign Carriers Savour Rising Demand As Jet Airways Crumbles: Report Before its grounding, Jet had the biggest share of country's outbound international air traffic, carrying 12 per cent of the 78 lakhpassengers headed overseas in the October-December quarter, down......
19:26, 04/28/2019

Oil dips on expectations of rising output, China factory and services stutter Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on expectations rising output from the United States and producer club OPEC would offset most of the shortfall expected from U.S. sanctions on Iran, but analysts said markets remained tight....
05:26, 04/30/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold gains as Trump threatens to increase tariffs on Chinese goods Gold rose on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, indicating a dramatic deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade talks and prompting a sharp downturn in riskier assets....
03:52, 05/06/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Futures extend gains in choppy trading after jobs data U.S. stock index futures added to gains in volatile trading on Friday, after data showed U.S. jobs surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than 49-year-low of 3.6 percent....
16:13, 05/03/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold gains as risk appetite dips on Trump's tariff threat Gold prices rose on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on Chinese imports rekindled trade tensions between the two economies and pushed investors to seek insurance in safe-haven assets....
10:00, 05/07/2019

Oil prices fall with Wall Street on trade war, give back early gains Oil futures fell more than 1% on Monday with Wall Street, as the negative turn in the U.S.-Chinese trade talks spooked investors, who had sent oil higher in early trade on concerns that tanker attacks in the Middle East could disrupt supplies....
21:00, 05/13/2019

REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall St gains as soft inflation data supports accommodative Fed U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and a benign inflation data underscored the Federal Reserve's dovish stance on interest rates....
20:39, 04/29/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall St gains on earnings boost, strong economic data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Thursday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy....
18:26, 05/16/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks rise, Bovespa gains on reform hopes A Latin American stocks benchmark rose on Monday, boosted by shares in index heavyweight Brazil, while Latin American currencies were pressured by the dollar, with risk appetite capped by fears of worsening U.S.-China trade ties. Optimism regardi...
23:13, 05/20/2019

Nikkei rises as techs lead gains; Sony jumps on buyback, Microsoft tie-up Japan's Nikkei share average jumped on Friday, led by Sony and technology shares, but ended the week with a slight loss amid concerns about rising U.S.-China trade tensions....
10:26, 05/17/2019

Rising anti-Semitic hatred is changing Jewish life across the United States Across the nation, anti-Semitic incidents are reaching historic levels. In 2018, there were 1,879 recorded attacks against the Jewish community.        ...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Rising Risks to Real Estate: Louisiana's plan to deal with 'climate refugees' CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how some states and residential communities are dealing with extreme rainfall and chronic flooding. Louisiana is conducting a remarkable experiment that could become a model for the rest of the country....
00:26, 04/29/2019

Charter data use “rising rapidly” as cord cutters average 400GB a month Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle. (credit: Charter) Charter cable Internet customers who don't subscribe to Charter's TV service are using an average of more than 400GB of data a month, the company said yesterday. While Charter doesn't impose d...
15:13, 05/02/2019

‘A dangerous mistake’: New York Times admits its cartoon an example of rising anti-Semitism The political cartoon in the New York Times that sparked backlash around the globe is just one example of the "insidious" way anti-Semitism is rising in society again, the newspaper said on Tuesday. ...
17:52, 05/01/2019

A rising Japanese master spins sublime romance out of cinematic doubles in Asako I & II When we first see Asako (Erika Karata), the central character of Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s Asako I & II, she’s milling about a photography exhibition titled Self And Others—though it’s not long before her attention wanders to a slouchy hunk whose name,...
23:13, 05/14/2019

Patriot system, transport ship sent to Middle East among rising tensions with Iran The Defense Department is moving the USS Arlington amphibious transport dock ship and a Patriot surface-to-air missile battery to the Middle East for additional military strength amid rising tensions with Iran....
18:52, 05/11/2019

Global obesity rising faster in rural areas than cities, study finds Global rates of obesity among people who live in the countryside are rising faster than those among city dwellers, in part due to greater access in urban areas to healthier foods and places to exercise, researchers said on Wednesday....
02:26, 05/09/2019

Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran The secretary of state’s trip came on the eve of the first anniversary of President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran. Washington and Tehran have been exchanging increasingly belligerent rhetoric as the day approaches....
06:26, 05/08/2019

San Francisco Mayor London Breed answers rising homelessness with new housing efforts The city of San Francisco has announced a new initiative to fight homelessness after a new report showed the population of those living without permanent shelter has increased by nearly 20 percent in the last two years....
20:13, 05/17/2019

Tencent books record, estimate-busting first-quarter profit, boosted by investment gains Tencent Holdings Ltd posted record quarterly profit on Wednesday, smashing market expectations, as the social media and gaming giant booked a rise in the value of its investments while fintech and cloud computing make up for declines in games....
15:26, 05/15/2019

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Tightens Grip as Allies Make Election Gains Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appears set to consolidate his rule as early results from the country’s midterm elections showed his allies leading by a large margin, indicating that domestic support for his administration remains strong ...
11:26, 05/14/2019

CORRECTED-METALS-Copper rebounds on bargain buying; trade woes curb gains Copper prices rose on Tuesday on bargain buying with the metal having tumbled to a 15-week low in the previous session on escalated trade tensions between Beijing and Washington....
10:00, 05/14/2019

METALS-Copper gains as hopes for trade deal outweigh soft Chinese data Copper extended its rebound on Wednesday as hopes the United States and China would forge a trade deal overshadowed largely disappointing economic data from top metals consumer China....
12:39, 05/15/2019

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

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies shed 2019 gains as Sino-U.S. rift deepens Latin American currencies fell to near five-month lows on Friday, wiping out their 2019 gains as the protracted trade war between the United States and China took its toll on riskier assets and a biting recession and high inflation hit Argentina's pe...
17:52, 05/17/2019

Israel Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day Amid Rising Wave of Anti-Semitism Worldwide (JERUSALEM) — Israel on Wednesday began commemorating its Holocaust Remembrance Day in honor of the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis, as leaders voiced concerns about a rising wave of anti-Semitism around the world. In emotional addresses to ...
21:52, 05/01/2019

Praising Roma’s contributions in Europe, UN expert urges end to rising intolerance and hate speech An independent United Nations expert called on Monday for immediate action to end discrimination and combat racist rhetoric against Roma, Europe’s largest minority group. ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Afghan casualties dramatically rising despite peace talks as more trainees go AWOL in the US, watchdog group says Even as the Trump administration attempts to secure a peace deal with the Taliban to end America’s longest-running war, the bloodshed of Afghans is only rising. According to the latest assessment released by the Special Inspector General for Afghanis...
20:13, 05/01/2019

May gains temporary reprieve by agreeing to set date for her departure after Brexit bill vote - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenLunchtime summary 3.00pm BST Here is the full text of the statement from Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the Conservative backbench 1922 Committee. He said:The prime minister is determi...
16:13, 05/16/2019

Orioles' Jonathan Villar loses homer on replay, then gains redemption with grand slam After leadoff homer was negated by fan interference ruling, Baltimore Orioles infielder Jonathan Villar leaves no doubt with second-inning grand slam.        ...
08:13, 05/07/2019

Ebola cases rising in DR Congo, but UN health agency cites progress in community trust-building A rise in new cases of deadly Ebola virus disease in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been announced, while authorities say that progress is being made in accessing communities that have been wary of outside help, the UN World Healt...
18:13, 04/28/2019

25 years on from genocide against the Tutsi, UN Chief warns of ‘dangerous trends of rising xenophobia, racism and intolerance’ In a message to commemorate the 25-year anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi, during which Hutu and others who opposed the genocide were also killed, UN chief António Guterres has warned of dangerous trends of rising xenophobia, racism and i...
18:13, 04/28/2019

THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The market, drivers, key players, and opportunities in a rising segment of e-commerce (AMZN, TGT, WMT, KR) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Online grocery growing rapidly from its small base. Its market value has doubled from 2016 to 2018, ...
23:00, 05/11/2019

SoftBank Corp to spend $4 billion to up Yahoo Japan stake, sees profit rising 24 percent Japanese telco SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday it would spend $4 billion to up its stake in Yahoo Japan Corp and turn the internet company into a subsidiary, a move that would help boost its profit by 24 percent this year....
14:00, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 4-GSK sees shingles vaccine sales rising, as free cash flow concerns weigh GlaxoSmithKline forecast on Wednesday that 2019 sales of its shingles vaccine would be more than 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) but the British drugmaker's shares slipped on concerns about its pharmaceutical business and free cash flow....
20:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up warnings to Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East....
00:52, 05/08/2019

Australian cricket star James Faulkner clarifies sexuality after photo with 'boyfriend' gains support from LGBT community Cricket star James Faulkner was forced to clarify an Instagram post Monday after one of his picture captions drew overwhelming support from the LGBT community....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves....
17:39, 05/17/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks hold ground, FX gains ground against tepid dollar A Latin American stocks benchmark held ground on Friday, while currencies in Latin America broadly firmed against a tepid dollar, as investors' exposure towards riskier assets ticked up amid rising hopes of a U.S.-China trade deal. U.S. Treasury ...
03:52, 05/11/2019

Rising gasoline prices and rents boost US consumer prices in March U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in more than a year in March, but underlying inflation remained benign against the backdrop of slowing domestic and global economic growth....
22:52, 04/28/2019

On Tennis: Bianca Andreescu Is Rising in the Tennis Rankings Ahead of Schedule The 18-year-old surprise finalist at Indian Wells is part of a new wave of gifted Canadian teenagers with immigrant families and potential Grand Slam titles in their future....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Mississippi River floodwaters at historic level – and rising – in Davenport, Iowa The river reached 22.64 feet just before noon Thursday, according to the National Weather Service — and it continues to rise.        ...
09:39, 05/03/2019

Study Says Global Obesity Rising Faster In Rural Areas: 5 Tips To Manage Obesity The team analysed the height and weight data of more than 112 million adults across urban and rural areas of 200 countries and territories between 1985 and 2017....
15:52, 05/10/2019

‘Disaster resilient’ farming reduces agriculture risks, yields economic gains, says new UN agriculture agency report A scale of economic gains through easy-to-implement "disaster resilient" farming practices was revealed on Monday at the launch of a new study by the United Nations agriculture agency....
23:00, 05/13/2019

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, proposing the creation of a civilian unit to support progress towards political...
03:39, 05/01/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange ...
08:00, 05/03/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per day, up 15% when compared to the 3,421,694 contracts per day during April 2007.Total exchange volum...
08:00, 05/03/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JUNE RISES 39%; 4.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume - 103.3 Million Contracts During June; Trading In Equity Options Gains 45%, ETF Options 61% Over June 2007 CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in June totaled 4.9 million contracts per day, up 39 percent when compared to more than 3.5 million contracts per day during June 2007...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Sanchez Vicario says world No. 1 Osaka facing pressure of instant fame Naomi Osaka's fluctuating form before the French Open is a sign that the newest star in women's tennis is struggling with the pressure of being number one, Spanish tennis great Arantxa Sanchez Vicario said....
21:26, 05/17/2019

Texas officer in fatal Taser struggle had crisis training State records show a Texas police officer who fatally shot a woman who shocked him with his Taser had completed dozens of hours of crisis intervention training before the deadly arrest attempt....
21:26, 05/17/2019

'You're going to have to smoke me,' victim said before being killed A woman was charged with fatally shooting a man after he refused to spend his entire $200 to buy drugs from her.        ...
21:26, 05/17/2019

Bella Hadid, Penelope Cruz go glam at Cannes Film Festival The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
21:39, 05/17/2019

GameStop's Offering a Super Mario Maker 2 and Switch Online Bundle For Just $70 Right now, GameStop is offering Super Mario Maker 2 and a 12-Month Switch Online Bundle for just $70. The game is currently on pre-order for $60 in most stores and the subscription retails for $20. Add that up, and it’s basically a $10 discount on a ...
21:39, 05/17/2019

Marilyn Manson joins HBO's The New Pope, which tracks As the title might suggest, Paolo Sorrentino’s The Young Pope wasn’t your old man’s pope. Jude Law’s Pope Pius XIII was a bit of a bad boy, and, now that we know he returns, at least in some capacity, for spin-off The New Pope, we can assume that thi...
21:39, 05/17/2019

All men, women, and dragons must die: The final Game Of Thrones dead-pool odds It all comes down to this: On Sunday, May 20, Game Of Thrones will all be over, but for the cries of fans who feel betrayed by the abrupt turns of season eight and the posts on websites seeking to squeeze just a little blood from the Dragonstone (hel...
21:39, 05/17/2019

5 new releases we love: Resilient disco pop, experimental hip-hop, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
21:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 5-Trump declares some auto imports pose national security threat President Donald Trump on Friday declared that some imported vehicles and parts pose a national security threat but delayed a decision for as long as six months on whether to impose tariffs to allow for more time for trade talks with the European Uni...
21:52, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. to remove tariffs on Canadian metals, Mexico deal imminent The United States and Canada on Friday announced a deal to remove tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum in exchange for new curbs to keep dumped metals from China and other countries out of the United States, paving the way for a similar pact with M...
21:52, 05/17/2019

New 'Minecraft Earth' to offer AR experience like 'Pokemon Go' On Minecraft's 10th anniversary, Microsoft teased new 'Minecraft Earth' mobile game, which puts game objects in the real world with augmented reality.        ...
21:52, 05/17/2019

RNC Chairwoman 'personally' supports rape, incest exceptions to abortion bans Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Friday that while she personally favors exceptions for rape and incest, she was willing to accept Alabama's controversial abortion ban as another aspect of the party's broad tent....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Oil slips but ends week higher on Mideast supply disruption fears Oil prices edged lower on Friday due to demand fears amid a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks, but both benchmarks ended the week higher on rising concerns over supply disruptions in Middle East shipments due to U.S.-Iran political tensions....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Bedbugs roamed the Earth with dinosaurs 100 million years ago A new study, published in Current Biology on Thursday, found that bedbugs have been around for 100 million years — significantly longer than scientists had previously believed....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Millions of Americans are one paycheck away from ‘financial disaster’ Missing more than one paycheck is a one-way ticket to financial hardship for nearly half of the country’s workforce. A new study from NORC at the University of Chicago, an independent social research institution, found that 51% of working adults in t...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Tesla stock slips after Elon Musk reveals company’s cash crunch Tesla’s stock slid Friday after Elon Musk warned that the electric-car maker could run out of cash in less than a year — even as US regulators revealed that Tesla’s controversial “Autopilot” software was activated during yet another fatal crash. In a...
22:26, 05/17/2019

HMS Queen Elizabeth Captain Sacked From Post Over Car ''Misuse'': Reports The captain of HMS Queen Elizabeth, the British Royal Navy's largest and most powerful warship, has been stripped of his command for allegedly misusing an official car on weekends, media reports said......
22:26, 05/17/2019

US Says Supports Sri Lanka's Fight Against Terror, Offers $480 Million The United States on Thursday re-affirmed its support for Sri Lanka in its fight against terrorism, in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people across the country last......
22:26, 05/17/2019

Processed food may be addictive, spiking calorie intake: study “Once you pop, you can’t stop” goes the old Pringles tagline. Anyone who’s ever pulled open a bag of potato chips knows how hard it can be to set it aside unfinished. A new study from the the National Institutes of Health aims...
22:26, 05/17/2019

Spotify is testing its first piece of hardware – the voice-controlled ‘Car Thing’ Spotify has started testing its first piece of hardware, a music player for your car that the company has named “Car Thing” and which will apparently serve an even more important purpose than going on sale as a mainstream consumer electro...
22:39, 05/17/2019

FX: Corporate hedging goes forwards – and backwards While all the conditions for increased corporate enthusiasm for foreign exchange hedging appear to be in place, uneven demand suggests lack of consensus on how best to manage currency volatility....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Anthony Davis trade to Lakers would happen ‘over my dead body’: Pelicans owner Barring health issues to Pelicans owner Gayle Benson, it doesn’t sound like Anthony Davis will be a Laker next season. According to ESPN, Benson has made it clear not to deal the star forward to Los Angeles. “We have been told, I think, through chann...
22:52, 05/17/2019

Odell Beckham didn’t appreciate Colin Cowherd’s ‘Memorable Moments’ list Don’t look for Colin Cowherd to get invited to any Browns parties anytime soon. First he feuded with Baker Mayfield and now it’s former Giant Odell Beckham Jr. The talk-show-host-turned-TV-personality made a list of his top 10 moments of Beckham’s ca...
22:52, 05/17/2019

John Isner out of US clay championship with injured foot No. 1 seed John Isner won't participate in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship because of an injured foot        ...
23:00, 05/17/2019

News Analysis: To Contain Iran, Trump’s Newest Line in the Sand Looks a Lot Like Obama’s Embracing A one-year “breakout” period — a time limit on Iran’s ability to build a nuclear bomb — was at the heart of the 2015 accord that the U.S. left in May 2018....
23:00, 05/17/2019

People who live with roommates are messier, study finds People who live with roommates tend to be messier than those living alone or with a partner, according to new research. A new study examining the cleaning habits of 2,000 people found some interesting correlations when dividing the data by living sit...
23:00, 05/17/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ finale: Odds and prop bets for who lives, who dies The series finale of “Game of Thrones” airs this Sunday, but many fans and critics argue there are still a lot of loose ends that risk going unresolved. So, what’s one way to take care of wayward plot points? Kill ’em. At leas...
23:13, 05/17/2019

Ex-Army chief César Milani gives evidence in kidnap and torture case Former head of Argentina's Armed Forces expressed 'solidarity with victims' as he denies allegations he participated in 1977 operation that led to kidnap and torture suspected father and son dissidents....
23:13, 05/17/2019

Knopf Fires High-Profile Editor Over Policy Breach The publishing house dismissed Gary Fisketjon, a longtime editor who worked with such literary stars as Raymond Carver, Annie Dillard and Cormac McCarthy....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Mother and daughter accused of killing woman, cutting baby from her womb Authorities allege they put the 19-year-old Chicago woman's body in a garbage can and then one of the women called 911, claiming that her newborn baby was not breathing....
23:39, 05/17/2019

Millions of songbirds slaughtered each year during Mediterranean olive harvest Every year, millions of songbirds are “massacred” during the Mediterranean olive harvest — getting sucked up into crop machines at night — as they sit and roost in the olive bushes, a report says. British birds, like robins and greenfinch...
23:52, 05/17/2019

Buttigieg hits Trump over Stormy Daniels payoff, questions support from ‘religious right’ Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg ripped President Trump on Friday over allegations of past affairs and sexual misconduct while questioning the support the president enjoys from the religious right....
23:52, 05/17/2019

HPE to acquire supercomputer maker Cray in $1.3bn deal Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced that it will acquire supercomputer maker Cray for $35 per share in cash in a deal valued at approximately $1.3bn.HPE's President and CEO, Antonio Neri explained how the acquisition will help drive the nex...
00:26, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals, boosting trade pact's outlook The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
00:39, 05/18/2019

Toyota sharply criticizes Trump designation on auto imports Toyota Motor Corp on Friday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to declare some auto sector imports a national security threat, saying it sends a message to the Japanese automaker that "our investments are not welcomed."...
00:39, 05/18/2019

Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand, Nicobar Islands: IMD An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale hit Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in the wee hours of Saturday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
00:39, 05/18/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States....
00:52, 05/18/2019

Former BET CEO Debra Lee sells $9.5 million D.C. home after it spent 3 years on the market Originally listed for $13.5 million, the luxurious single-family estate decreased in price several times over the years before going under contract in May....
01:00, 05/18/2019

AP Top Stories May 17 P Here's the latest for Friday, May 17th: The U.S. agrees to remove steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada; Democrats in the House pass LGBT anti-discrimination bill; Missouri approves strict abortion law; New lion exhibit opens at New Orleans Audub...
01:00, 05/18/2019

The Latest: F-16 that hit California warehouse was armed RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on an F-16 fighter jet that crashed into a Southern California warehouse (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Authorities say an F-16 fighter jet that crashed into a Southern California warehouse was armed but they wouldn&...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Step by step: Democrats play the long game against Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — First came the sternly worded letters. Then the subpoenas. Now the votes to hold Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress. As House Democrats plod ahead investigating President Donald Trump against unprecedented stonew...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Iran tests President Trump’s ‘America First’ pledge WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation’s many foreign entanglements and put “America First.” But as his administration eyes the prospect of military conflict with Iran, Trump...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Zlatan banned: Ibrahimovic suspended 2 games by MLS LOS ANGELES (AP) — LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been suspended two games by Major League Soccer’s disciplinary committee for his conduct during last weekend’s game against New York City FC. The league said Friday that Ibrahimo...
01:26, 05/18/2019

El Salvador sentences 7 in ‘black widows’ insurance killings SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A court in El Salvador has sentenced seven gang members to up to 30 years in the notorious “black widows” killings. Prosecutors accused the defendants of recruiting women to perform domestic work and then ...
01:26, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Man in Wisconsin shooting faced drug charges APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin shooting that killed a firefighter in Appleton and left another man dead (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Authorities in Wisconsin have identified a man who they say exchanged gunfire with police this week,...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Comparing the Unique Ways Kim Kardashian Has Shared the First Photos of Her Children There he is! Kim Kardashian has shared the first photo of her and Kanye West's fourth child, Psalm West. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and the "Stronger" rapper......
01:26, 05/18/2019

Report: Wizards make offer to Nuggets' president The Washington Wizards have offered their top front-office job to Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly, according to a report from The Athletic on Friday....
01:39, 05/18/2019

The Osprey Talon 22 Is Our Readers' Favorite Day Pack For Hiking Five of our finalists have been sent into the wilderness, and the Osprey Talon 22 climbed the summit to be named our readers’ favorite day pack for hiking. It was followed closely by another Osprey pack, the Stratos 24, which is a great choice if you...
01:52, 05/18/2019

Here's what's coming to Amazon Prime in June You’ll probably be too busy streaming Good Omens, which hits Amazon on May 31, to care much about what’s coming to the streamer in June, but we’d be remiss not to point you towards Chasing Happiness, the definitive chronicle of the newly reunited Jon...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Jim Jordan Claims Vindication, but Inquiry Says Talk of Abuse at Ohio State Was Rampant An investigation into a team doctor’s sexual abuse found no hard evidence that coaches like Mr. Jordan knew, but it said dozens of other coaches acknowledged rumors of the doctor’s predatory behavior....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Trump’s Financial Disclosure Form: Five Takeaways The president’s family business had a down year in 2018. A close look at the numbers shows how politics, among other factors, is affecting his hotels, golf courses and other properties....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Prosecutor: Mom plotted to kill pregnant woman, steal baby A prosecutor says a pregnant Chicago teen who was killed and whose baby was cut from her womb was strangled while being shown a photo album of the late son and brother of her attackers....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Authorities say crashed fighter jet had standard weapons A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Sieren's China: Donald Trump's perilous game with Beijing The US strategy of bringing nations to their knees with tariffs isn't new. But it has only succeeded in the past with the support of allies, DW's Frank Sieren writes....
02:26, 05/18/2019

Mayoral hopeful Scott Stringer unveils child care plan Another city pol is auditioning to be the next mayor while Bill de Blasio is out-of-town kicking off his pipe-dream presidential bid. Comptroller Scott Stringer – who is also planning a 2021 mayoral run – rolled out a plan to expand affordable childc...
02:52, 05/18/2019

Cancer-stricken ‘Broadway bandit’ looks frail in court The cancer-stricken “Broadway Bandit” looked frail as he appeared in Manhattan federal court Friday for a hearing related to yet another bank-robbery charge. “Yes, your honor,” Jamie Frierson, 49, replied in a soft voice when Magistrate Judge Stewart...
02:52, 05/18/2019

Spieth shuts down grand slam talk at PGA Championship Never mind completing the career grand slam, Jordan Spieth is simply happy to be back on the leaderboard, especially at a major, as he plays his way back from a mini-slump....
03:00, 05/18/2019

Blazers eye Game 3 breakthrough at home vs. Warriors The Portland Trail Blazers hope to take their improved play a step further on their home court Saturday night when they seek their first win of the Western Conference finals in Game 3 against the Golden State Warriors....
03:00, 05/18/2019

Angry Venezuelans wait hours for fuel as shortages worsen Angry drivers queued for hours in towns across Venezuela on Friday as fuel shortages worsened in the South American nation following a plunge in gasoline imports and a stoppage at the nation's second-largest oil refinery....
03:13, 05/18/2019

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to travel to the Mars moon, drill into it and then bring a piece of it b...
03:13, 05/18/2019

Photos: Atari, Unix, ENIAC, and more from Vintage Computer Festival East 2019 Unix co-inventor Ken Thompson and Atari hardware engineer Joe Decuir were the keynote speakers at the Vintage Computer Festival East 2019. See photos of cool vintage tech on display at the event....
04:00, 05/18/2019

China’s retaliation against new Trump tariffs will send U.S. hog farmers into a tailspin Chinese buyers canceled a major order for American pork, heightening fears that the trade dispute was set to inflict even more pain on American farmers who have taken a series of hits in Trump’s trade wars....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Don’t keep debt around like it’s a Pet Rock For many people, their debt has matured into a faithful companion that has been hanging around for years. Here are some things to consider before raiding your emergency fund to get rid of debt....
04:00, 05/18/2019

PGA Championship: Brooks Kopeka shatters 36-hole major scoring record Brooks Kopeka fired a 5-under 65 in the second round on Friday to head into the weekend at Bethpage Black with a 36-hole record of 128.        ...
04:13, 05/18/2019

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
04:13, 05/18/2019

Google Knows That I Seamlessed Chicken Fingers Last Night It’s commonly accepted at this point that if you’ve spent enough time online, Google has a wealth of data on you. But did you know this also includes an itemized list of purchases you’ve made, and not just through Google services? For instance, the f...
04:26, 05/18/2019

How to stop a nosebleed Nosebleeds are a common problem, but they often subside quickly with at-home treatment. In this article, learn how to stop a nosebleed at home. We also cover stopping nosebleeds in children and when to see a doctor....
04:39, 05/18/2019

We Need To Change The Way We Open Our Car Doors I saw another report today of someone on a bicycle getting doored into traffic and dying. It’s common in the U.S. to simply fling your door open as you’re getting out of the car. It’s common enough that there’s a trope in television and movies of ope...
04:52, 05/18/2019

US jails former CIA agent for 'betraying colleagues' to China A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for selling "top secret" information to Chinese agents. US officials said the betrayal is part of a worrying trend in the intelligence community....
05:00, 05/18/2019

'Vote for the climate': NSW demands environmental short film's removal from internet Create NSW contacted Screenworks, which then demanded the film-makers take down Island HomeA New South Wales government agency has demanded the removal from the internet of a hard-hitting environmental short film which urges Australians to “vote for ...
05:13, 05/18/2019

Boeing 737 Max Simulators Are in High Demand. They Are Flawed. The flight simulators are unable to accurately replicate the difficult conditions created by a malfunctioning system on the jet, which played a role in two fatal crashes....
05:13, 05/18/2019

Trump Administration Says It Is Waiting 'by the Phone' for Iran to Call Tensions between the U.S. and Iran appeared to ease after two weeks of crisis, as the White House tamped down talk of conflict and renewed a conditional offer to Tehran of diplomatic negotiations....
05:13, 05/18/2019

Britain’s EU divorce delves into chaos Britain’s divorce from the European Union devolved into chaos Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May’s crumbling government. Nearly three years after the UK voted to leave the EU, it ...
05:13, 05/18/2019

Ohio pastor gets life in prison on child sex trafficking charges TOLEDO, Ohio — A minister in Ohio who pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal authorities say Cordell Jenkins was among three Toledo-area pastors who paid teenage girls for sex over the past few years and...
05:13, 05/18/2019

Ex-Oregon football star Keanon Lowe tackles armed student inside high school PORTLAND, Ore. — A former college football standout at the University of Oregon was credited Friday with tackling an armed student at a Portland, Oregon, high school before anyone was injured. Keanon Lowe, a football and track coach and a security gu...
05:52, 05/18/2019

As Fed seeks policy advice, officials visit a struggling New Jersey city Two top Federal Reserve officials went to Camden, New Jersey, on Friday, taking a different reading of the pulse of the U.S. economy by visiting what is by one measure the country's lowest-income city, as the central bank seeks advice on how to do a ...
05:52, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Students alerted staff before gunman found PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of an armed person at a Portland, Oregon high school (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Officials at a Portland, Oregon, high school say two students informed a staff member of concerning behavior by another s...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Binnington sparkles again, Blues top Sharks to tie series ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Binnington made 29 saves to set a franchise record with his 10th playoff win this postseason and the St. Louis Blues edged the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Friday night to even the Western Conference final at two games apiece. Tyler...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Motorcycle club fined $500,000 but keeps logo trademarks SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge in California has fined the Mongols motorcycle club $500,000 in a racketeering case but still won’t let the government take away the club’s control over its trademarked logo. A judge at a Friday se...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Bundy handles Indians as Orioles end slide with 5-1 win CLEVELAND (AP) — Dylan Bundy kept Cleveland’s lineup in check — and in the ballpark — for 5 2/3 innings and Jonathan Villar hit a three-run homer as the Baltimore Orioles ended a three-game slide Friday night by beating the Indians 5-1. Bundy (...
06:00, 05/18/2019

China luring US intel veterans to leak government secrets with cash China has been increasingly successful in recruiting former U.S. intelligence officers to pass along government secrets, a trend that is getting more attention as the Trump administration attempts to limit Beijing’s spy abilities....
06:13, 05/18/2019

Why it's OK if Tiger isn't too disappointed about having the weekend off Truth be told, Tiger isn't all that disappointed he's not playing the weekend at the PGA Championship. After all, as he reminds, he's still the reigning Masters champion....
06:39, 05/18/2019

NBA MVP finalists announced: Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Paul George Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden and Paul George are MVP finalists, while Antetokounmpo and George are also up for Defensive Player of the Year        ...
06:39, 05/18/2019

Teen boy shot dead in Harlem A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot at a Harlem housing project Friday night, police said. Jeremiah Draper, who lived in the development, was found with a gunshot wound to his head at about 9:35 p.m. behind a building at the Saint Nicholas Houses at 2...
06:52, 05/18/2019

First Japanese-American NYPD captain cleared of misconduct An NYPD captain accused of intentionally botching a drunken-driving case to help an off-duty detective was cleared of all charges in Bronx Criminal Court on Friday. Prosecutors failed to prove Capt. Naoki Yaguchi, the first Japanese-American to make ...
06:52, 05/18/2019

Game of Thrones: Judging the brutality and morality of unleashing dragon fire on innocents Even in a fake world, it's hard to miss the parallels between the atrocities of Game of Thrones and the decisions real humans are capable of in war.        ...
07:13, 05/18/2019

Women without children: ‘I don’t want to be pitied – I’m really happy' Some have chosen not to have a baby, others can’t, or have lost them: five women talk frankly about being childfreeI grew up in a single-parent family: my mother raised four girls on her own. I watched her struggle and from an early age I knew I didn...
07:39, 05/18/2019

Blind date: ‘He had a chocolate chicken on the table’ Adam, 24, PR assistant, meets Saffron, 24, doctoral researcherWhat were you hoping for?A fun evening: I was excited to meet someone new. Continue reading......
07:39, 05/18/2019

A letter to the man who shushed my daughter ‘You don’t realise the courage it took to approach your table’: the letter you always wanted to writeI could tell you were getting edgy as you sat with your friends, drinking coffee and watching the crumbs from my eight-year-old daughter’s biscuit fa...
08:00, 05/18/2019

It shouldn’t be left to women to fight alone for abortion rights | Gaby Hinsliff Pro-choice men should have the guts to campaign against the rolling back of laws that benefit both sexesNo woman can be free who does not control her own body. That’s been the pro-choice mantra down the ages, no less true now than it ever was, and fr...
08:26, 05/18/2019

NFL notebook: Texans reportedly cut TE Griffin The Houston Texans have released veteran tight end Ryan Griffin, multiple outlets reported Friday, three weeks after he was arrested in Nashville, Tenn., for allegedly punching a hotel window....
08:26, 05/18/2019

NBA MVP finalists: Giannis, George, Harden Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George are among the finalists for the both NBA's Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year honors....
08:26, 05/18/2019

AG Barr's critics, who claimed Trump 'obstruction,' would be 'guilty' by own standards: Ari Fleischer As Attorney General William Barr takes pointed criticism from Democrats, those who also claimed President Trump obstructed justice in the Mueller probe "would be guilty themselves" by that metric, Ari Fleischer said Friday....
08:26, 05/18/2019

AZGFD kills mountain lion found under Patagonia mobile home PATAGONIA, Ariz. – A mountain lion was killed by personnel with Arizona Game and Fish Department and Patagonia Marshal’s Office after it was found beneath a mobile home Friday. GettyImages According to AZGFD, the 2-year-old male cougar wa...
08:39, 05/18/2019

Florida Man Arrested In Helicopter Laser Strike A Florida man was arrested Wednesday for shining a laser light at a sheriff’s helicopter. Just after 9:30 p.m., the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office helicopter flew over the Palms at Riviera Dunes Apartment building when a laser was aimed ...
08:39, 05/18/2019

Chemical plant fire closes Pulaski Skyway near New York City: reports Traffic on a major roadway near New York City was closed in both directions Friday night after fire at a chlorine plant in New Jersey send a huge plume of dark smoke into the sky....
09:13, 05/18/2019

|Airbnbmeetswithtourismministeronproposedregulation Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom met with Airbnb representatives to discuss the regulation of short-term home rentals by the Tourism Amendment Bill....
09:26, 05/18/2019

Skyrim Now Has Two Different Mods Based On The Game Of Thrones Coffee Cup Skyrim player DarkMaster06 didn’t waste a second pretending that their request on the Skyrim Mods subreddit was anything more than an elaborate “troll” mod. But they asked for it all the same: “This is my request,” they wrote. “Based on the Game of T...
09:26, 05/18/2019

Sportwatch: Cats v Bulldogs, Cowboys v Eels, Super Netball and more – live! Any thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroftAFL: Pies beat Saints; Lions pip CrowsNRL: Titans 16-22 BulldogsSuper Netball: Swifts 57-59 Lightning 9.38am BST AFL: 3QT: Geelong 15.6 (96) vs 12.9 (81) Western Bulldogs - Geelong remain on course for a return...
10:52, 05/18/2019

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf as Iran tensions escalate DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran. The warning relayed by U.S...
10:52, 05/18/2019

Ryan Burnett returns to winning ways as Nonito Donaire watches on Ryan Burnett returns with sixth round victory over Jelbirt Gomera and calls out Nonito Donaire in the aftermath The post Ryan Burnett returns to winning ways as Nonito Donaire watches on appeared first on Boxing News....
10:52, 05/18/2019

Shocking audio documents Tony Robbins telling a woman she was 'lying' about being abused by her husband Richard Drew/AP Photo According to an investigation from BuzzFeed News, self-help guru Tony Robbins has been accused of yelling at abuse victims and making sexual advances at his followers during his famous seminars. The outlet obtained a 50-minute ...
11:00, 05/18/2019

The best looks celebrities have worn at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival so far Pascal Le Segretain/Samir Hussein/George Pimentel/Getty Images The 2019 Cannes Film Festival takes place from Tuesday, May 14, through Saturday, May 25. Celebrities are known to pull out all the stops for the festival's red carpet. This year we've a...
11:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible $314 million sale of missiles to South Korea The U.S. State Department has cleared $314 million in possible sales of air defense missiles to South Korea, the Pentagon said on Friday, as tensions re-emerge on the Korean peninsula....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Chinese state media hits out at 'fabricated' U.S. tech claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday, the latest salvo in a bitter trade war....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Alex Rodriguez may have a tough time pursuing legal action over viral toilet pic Alex Rodriguez’s camp has said the ex-Yankees slugger is exploring legal action after he was photographed sitting on the toilet in his luxury apartment’s bathroom....
11:13, 05/18/2019

Why Snapchat’s new gender swap feature is problematic for trans people You’ve probably seen it all over your social media timelines and stories this week — friends using Snapchat’s new gender-bending filter to create uncanny and slightly creepy versions of themselves as men, women, and babies. SNAPCHAT FILTER IS CRAZY! ...
11:26, 05/18/2019

The best big data SIM only deal just came to an end - what's the next best SIMO option? For those on the big data SIM hunt, your timing is just ever so slightly late to reap the benefits of the best SIMO we've ever seen. That may have been a discouraging way to start so let us pick you back up by letting you know that the big data ...
11:39, 05/18/2019

FDA defends oversight amid questions of safety of generic drugs made in India and China The FDA defends its track records of inspections of overseas drug factories as a new book raises question about the safety of generic drugs        ...
12:00, 05/18/2019

League of Legends Maker Keeps Arbitration Clause Despite Employee Protest Riot Games, maker of the worldwide hit video game League of Legends, will keep its requirement that employees' sexual-harassment or discrimination complaints be handled via arbitration....
12:39, 05/18/2019

NBA 2K20 Release Date News: Demigods set to return to the game following 2K Games tease? NBA 2K20 shall return later this year, but when it does, could we see the return of the famous demigod characters to game? And if they do, will it bring chaos to the NBA series?...
12:52, 05/18/2019

'This is the endgame': how Trump has helped turn the tide against abortion Trump’s wholesale appointment of judiciary hostile to abortion and LGBT rights has emboldened conservatives seeking to change policy via the courtsAlabama’s move to outlaw nearly all abortions has reverberated across America, teeing up fresh debate i...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Keir Starmer blames 'wannabe Tory leaders' for Brexit talks failure Shadow Brexit secretary says impasse could be broken by allowing confirmatory voteThe shadow Brexit secretary, Keir Starmer, has blamed “wannabe Tory leaders” for the breakdown of cross-party talks as he renewed his call for a second referendum on le...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Judith Kerr: ‘I like drinking dregs of whisky from the night before’ The author of The Tiger Who Came To Tea on guilty pleasures, escaping Nazi Germany and wanting to be famousBorn in Berlin, Kerr, 95, fled the Nazis in 1933 and settled in England at the age of 12. She studied at the Central School of Art and Design a...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Minecraft at 10: a decade of building things and changing lives As the blocky exploration game and creativity tool reaches its first decade, our games writer – and the father of someone on the autism spectrum – reflects on the impact it has hadHidden away somewhere in my attic is an old Xbox 360 that I’ll never t...
13:00, 05/18/2019

A Stolen Letter Written by Alexander Hamilton in 1780 Resurfaces The letter, taken by a Massachusetts Archives employee more than 70 years ago, was discovered by a researcher at an auction house in Virginia. It is valued at least $25,000....
13:13, 05/18/2019

As India’s Election Wraps Up, a Village Is Caught Between 2 Parties India has seen less violence than usual during this election season, which ends Sunday. But political and sectarian anger left at least one village scarred....
13:39, 05/18/2019

CHEAP: No way, this guitar shirt YOU CAN ACTUALLY PLAY is 68% off! Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Joy can be found in unexpected places. It could be the sound of birdsong in the morning, the movement of a plastic bag caught in the wind, or a fucking rocking t-...
14:39, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Like it or not, PED suspensions could hurt NFL players' Hall of Fame chances It’s a debate waiting to happen: What’s the penalty for NFL players trying to game the system for an unfair advantage on the field?        ...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns after video exposes corruption An Austrian politician resigned after he was caught on video apparently offering government contracts in exchange for political help from a woman saying she represented a Russian oligarch. Heinz-Christian Strache insisted the scandal was a “pol...
16:13, 05/18/2019

Nigeria Football Federation explains delay in paying coaches Nigeria's Football Federation says delays in paying coaches were a 'short-term' issue and admits Gernot Rohr has only received a portion of this year's salary....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Colombian Army’s Kill Orders Put Civilians at Risk, Officers Say Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups has begun to emerge this year....
17:13, 05/18/2019

Australia Election Results: Prime Minister Scott Morrison Seizes a Stunning Win By granting Mr. Morrison his first full term, Australians signaled their reluctance to bet on a new leader at a time when the economy has not suffered a recession in nearly 28 years....
17:13, 05/18/2019

Austrian vice chancellor steps down over video as coalition teeters Austria's vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over video footage that threatened to bring down the right-wing coalition government....
17:13, 05/18/2019

Canada vows 'full speed ahead' on ratifying trade pact after U.S. lifts metals tariffs Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum....
17:13, 05/18/2019

Tidus, Calm Down Dude Hello! Today we discuss popping pimples, mispronounce Pikachu, learn more about Super Mario Maker 2 and watch Tidus from Final Fantasy X freak out. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
17:26, 05/18/2019

|MarineinsurersmeetafterattacksonshipsnearUAE Marine insurers in London are holding an extraordinary meeting to discuss the situation in the Gulf following attacks on ships off the United Arab Emirates....
17:39, 05/18/2019

|SAcouldberenewablesforerunner-expert There's no reason why SA shouldn't be among the forerunners in creative renewable energy solutions, according to the chief digital officer at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy....
17:39, 05/18/2019

Maui: searchers for Amanda Eller return to Makawao forest reserve Yoga teacher appears to have gone for a run on 8 May. She has not been seen sinceMore than 100 volunteers joined professional trackers and search dogs to comb a dense forest in the north of the Hawaiian island of Maui on Friday, looking for Amanda El...
17:52, 05/18/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fellow football professionals to speak out against the abortion bill passed in Alabama, in the US, thi...
17:52, 05/18/2019

Antonio Banderas: I had to kill my old self for Almodóvar role Actor says making Pain and Glory about director’s life helped him reassess his careerAntonio Banderas has described how he had “to kill” his former self to play the role of an ageing film director modelled on Pedro Almodóvar for the latter’s new film...
17:52, 05/18/2019

| Violent kidnappings-for-ransom spread across Nigeria Aminu Magami, a taxi driver in northwest Nigeria, froze in fear when more than 20 gunmen stormed an expressway one night in February, shooting into the air....
18:13, 05/18/2019

Almodovar's ode to filmmaking hits the right notes at Cannes Pedro Almodovar is used to a good reception from what he called "faithful" audiences in France - so much so, the director joked on Saturday that he was "Franco-Spanish"....
18:13, 05/18/2019

3 things brands can learn from Apple’s struggle to stay on top Steve Jobs and Jony Ive called the small design studio I worked at asking for help back in 1997. They wanted us to create a new desktop computer that would save Apple from going under. We accepted the challenge and created the multi-colored iMac. App...
18:26, 05/18/2019

Lady Gabriella Windsor Marries Thomas Kingston in Royal Wedding Ceremony We have another royal wedding on our hands! Lady Gabriella Windsor married Thomas Kingston in a beautiful ceremony at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on Saturday. St.......
18:52, 05/18/2019

Ex-NBA star Lamar Odom admits to using prosthetic penis to cheat Olympic drug test NBA champion Lamar Odom revealed in his upcoming memoir, "Darkness to Light," that he cheated a drug test in order to play for USA Basketball.        ...
18:52, 05/18/2019

Brexit talks collapse Brexit talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party have broken down after they failed to result in a deal....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro’s brain may be donated to science The brain of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro may be donated to a prominent doctor who researches chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a condition associated with multiple head injuries, he lawyer told The Post on Saturday. Massaro, 39, best ...
19:13, 05/18/2019

PGA Championship: How sharps wager on golf Casual golf bettors enter weekend action in the 2019 PGA Championship trying to figure out how they’re going to scramble for a par. They’re wondering why they took so many fliers on guys who would be out of contention before the halfway mark. They’re...
19:13, 05/18/2019

| Bayern Munich win 7th successive Bundesliga Departing veterans Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben both scored as Bayern Munich beat Eintracht Frankfurt to win a seventh successive Bundesliga title....
19:26, 05/18/2019

How photogrammetry brought Resident Evil's world of undeath to life A symphony of staccato shutter snaps filled the air. Xenon gas strobed from dozens of camera flashes. Capcom was visiting a meat processing plant with a trove of camera equipment.Iron-stomached photographers shot photo after photo of wild game meat a...
19:39, 05/18/2019

Valencia grabs final Champions League spot in Spain Valencia secured its return to the Champions League with a 2-0 win at Valladolid in the final round of the Spanish league        ...
19:39, 05/18/2019

Lyon v Barcelona: Women's Champions League final – live! Women’s Champions League final from Budapest, 5pm BST kick-offLyon focused on fourth Champions League title in a rowAnd feel free to email Alex or tweet him @A_Hess 6.22pm BST 65 mins: The game’s tempo has unsurprisingly dropped down a notch. Hegerbe...
19:39, 05/18/2019

Bayern Munich win Bundesliga with decisive goals from Robben and Ribéry • Departing pair help secure seventh league title in a row• Victory leaves Bayern two points ahead of DortmundBayern Munich won a record-extending seventh consecutive Bundesliga title on Saturday after crushing Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1 to finish two p...
19:39, 05/18/2019

Juventus coach Allegri emotional after sacking: 'I won't cry now. I cried enough yesterday' - video Massimiliano Allegri said on Saturday that it was Juventus who decided he would not coach the club next season, despite leading them to a record-extending eight straight Serie A title. Allegri had tears in his eyes as he looked at the Juventus player...
19:39, 05/18/2019

Austria far right leader quits after video corruption sting; snap election possible Austria appeared headed for a snap election on Saturday after its far right party leader quit as the government's number two, over video showing him discussing state contracts in return for favors from a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece....
19:52, 05/18/2019

Ex-Rebel hospitalized in Colombia day after polemical arrest A former Colombian rebel leader has been hospitalized with signs of altered consciousness a day after being freed from jail and then rearrested in a highly-politicized drug case that has strained relations with the U.S....
20:13, 05/18/2019

Top 'Live-Streamers' Get $50,000 an Hour to Play New Videogames Online The world’s biggest videogame publishers are paying popular gamers tens of thousands of dollars to play their latest releases live over the internet, hoping to break through to buyers in a crowded industry where dominant games like “Fortnite” cast a ...
20:26, 05/18/2019

Marc Marquez takes pole position in mixed weather at Le Mans Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez secured pole position for the French Grand Prix at a drizzly Le Mans, despite crashing his Honda immediately after his fastest lap...
20:39, 05/18/2019

Guinea found guilty of age-cheating and disqualified from U-17 World Cup Guinea will not take part at this year's Under-17 World cup in Brazil after being found guilty of age-cheating at the recent U-17 Africa Cup of Nations....
20:52, 05/18/2019

Report: Iran detains members of 3 modeling networks Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has carried out its latest series of arrests targeting online modeling, part of the hard-line group's efforts to confront what it sees as Western mores seeping into the Islamic Republic....
20:52, 05/18/2019

ExxonMobil employees evacuating oil field in southern Iraq Employees of Energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday....
20:52, 05/18/2019

2 Maltese soldiers arrested in drive-by slaying of migrant Malta's prime minister has announced that two armed forces members have been arrested in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting of a migrant from Ivory Coast....
20:52, 05/18/2019

Preakness Stakes 2019 predictions: Win, place, show picks Saturday is the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes, and here are The Post’s staff picks in the Run for the Roses: Vic Cangialosi Bourbon War: After we had the Derby winner for all of 22 minutes, this stretch runner has fresh legs and should get fa...
21:26, 05/18/2019

Dortmund beat Gladbach to finish second in Bundesliga race "Dortmund, who had a nine-point lead over Bayern in November before losing their momentum at the start of 2019, scored on the stroke of halftime through Sancho and Marco Reus added the second in the 54th minute."...
21:26, 05/18/2019

Millennials need to get off the sidelines and start investing now Despite the many benefits of investing early and often, too many millennials sit on the sidelines because they worry about the risk of a repeat of the Great Recession of 2008....
21:26, 05/18/2019

Prosecutors: Suspects distracted pregnant teen with a photo album before killing her A Chicago woman lured a pregnant 19-year-old mother into her home and distracted her with a photo album before strangling her and cutting out her unborn baby, court documents show....
22:00, 05/18/2019

BJP's "Delhi Voter" Mukul Roy Has To Leave Bengal During Polls: Trinamool Trinamool Congress on Saturday urged the Election Commission to direct Mukul Roy to leave the constituencies in West Bengal that are set to go to polls on May 19, stating that the BJP leader is a......
22:00, 05/18/2019

Wearing Saffron Robes, PM Modi Meditates In Cave During Kedarnath Visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Uttarakhand, was photographed meditating in a holy cave near Kedarnath. Earlier today, the prime minister also offered his prayers at the......
22:00, 05/18/2019

#PickingUpTrashWhileBlack: Colorado Cop Resigns After Drawing Gun on Man Cleaning His Yard John Smyly, a white Colorado police officer caught on video pulling a gun on a black man picking up trash outside his home, has resigned....
22:13, 05/18/2019

Sterling: I saw this stadium get built, it’s a dream "Raheem Sterling starred as Manchester City routed a hapless Watford in the FA Cup and the England man revealed post-match that it was a dream come true to win at the national stadium."...
22:26, 05/18/2019

Poker In Red Dead Online Is Not Available Everywhere Due To Regional Laws Red Dead Online’s latest update was filled with some fan requested features and items, like ponchos and new missions. But the activity that most fans were excited to try out was poker. Unfortunately, depending on where you live you might not be able ...
22:26, 05/18/2019

Niko Kovac: Caught in the trap of Bayern Munich's expectations Though Niko Kovac has led Bayern Munich to the Bundesliga title, his long-term prospects are anything but secure. The Croatian, in his first year at Bayern, has both supporters and detractors in high places at the club....
22:39, 05/18/2019

'Poland in Europe' - Donald Tusk calls for pro-EU vote at Warsaw rally EU Council President Donald Tusk joined the opposition and thousands of people to encourage a vote in favor of the EU. The ruling Law and Justice party has brought division over media, migration and justice policies....
22:39, 05/18/2019

Australia's conservatives keep power in 'miracle' election win Despite trailing the Labor party in polls, Prime Minister Scott Morrison will remain in power following Australian elections. He dedicated the victory to the "quiet Australians."...
22:39, 05/18/2019

Ryan Pressly Seals MLB Record For Scoreless Appearances With Athletic Diving Throw Over his last 39 consecutive appearances on the mound, Houston reliever Ryan Pressly’s ERA has been an utterly absurd 0.00. It’s a streak that started back in Aug. 15, 2018 against the Rockies (eat shit, Ley), and officially reached MLB-record height...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Digital billboard catches fire in Times Square NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters have responded to the scene of digital billboard on fire in Times Square. Flames stated to shoot out of the LED billboard just after 3 p.m. Saturday. The Fire Department says no injuries have been reported and there was n...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Riding For Heroes LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – If you heard a thundering sound around Lexington today, no, it wasn’t the weather. The roar was more than 100 motorcyclists riding for a cause. They came out for the first ‘Ride for the Heroes’ event....
23:26, 05/18/2019

Report: ‘Foreign bodies’ enter Syrian airspace from Israel DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that “foreign bodies” have entered Syrian air space from Israel in the country’s south. The late Saturday report on state news agency SANA comes a day after a similar incident t...
23:26, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Ball State: Suspect in shootings not a student MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on seven people have been shot at an off-campus party near Ball State University in Indiana (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Ball State University says a man arrested in the shootings of seven people at an off-campus party ...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Thousands march in Northern Ireland for same sex marriage LONDON (AP) — Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region’s leaders permit same-sex marriage. The demonstrators in Belfast on Saturday want same-sex couples to be treated the same way in Northern Ireland as they are in ...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Vincent Kompany handball: Should Watford have been awarded penalty in FA Cup Final vs Man City? The Watford players were left incensed at Wembley when they were denied a penalty for an apparent handball by Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany in Saturday's FA Cup Final....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Britain's Got Talent 2019: Grenfell Tower survivor auditions 'to teach son to be brave' A Grenfell Tower survivor has blown judges away on Britain's Got Talent after courageously performing in front of a crowd so she can teach her son to be brave....
23:52, 05/18/2019

"Ibiza Affair" Topples Austrian Government, Snap Election Announced Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz dramatically pulled the plug on his coalition government and announced fresh elections Saturday after an explosive camera sting claimed the scalp of his far-right......
00:13, 05/19/2019

|7wayshumanscanbefriendmachinesintheworkplace Automation is changing the skills companies require from workers, yet the speed with which it is happening in organisations varies, says the managing director at ManpowerGroup SA....
00:13, 05/19/2019

Meghan Markle-Prince Harry pal George Clooney jokes about sharing birthday with baby Archie George Clooney isn't too thrilled he shares a special day with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s newborn son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor — a birthday. ...
01:26, 05/19/2019

Wilder vs Breazeale live stream: how to watch tonight's boxing online from anywhere New York is ready to rumble. The awesome Deontay Wilder is back in the ring, this time with fellow American heavyweight Dominic Breazeale. The WBC heavyweight title is on the line but perhaps even more than that...Wilder's reputation as one of t...
01:39, 05/19/2019

War of Will wins 2019 Preakness Stakes after chaotic start There may not be a Triple Crown winner, but the 2019 Preakness Stakes still put on a show. War of Will (4-1 odds) unofficially won the 144th running of the Preakness Saturday night in Baltimore, Md — all after Bodexpress ran most of the track w...
01:39, 05/19/2019

Pep Guardiola infuriated by financial fair play question after FA Cup win • Guardiola: ‘Do you know the question you’re asking me?’ • City coach says this is one of his best ever seasonsPep Guardiola was infuriated in the immediate aftermath of Manchester City’s historic domestic treble when asked by a reporter if he was b...
01:39, 05/19/2019

Brooks Koepka in command and keeping US PGA rivals in vain pursuit • Koepka has seven-stroke lead after cool third-round 70 • Dustin Johnson one of four players sharing second spotIn ordinary circumstances the missing of an opening hole, 6ft putt by a tournament leader would deliver hope to the field. But these are ...
01:39, 05/19/2019

Heavy rain to threaten parts central U.S. with river flooding, travel disruptions The risk for severe weather will continue this weekend and again next week across the southern and central Plains while at the same time, heavy rain will threaten an area farther north....
02:13, 05/19/2019

Naoya Inoue monsters Emmanuel Rodriguez Devastating Naoya Inoue books World Boxing Super Series final against Nonito Donaire The post Naoya Inoue monsters Emmanuel Rodriguez appeared first on Boxing News....
02:39, 05/19/2019

UAE calls for Arab unity at 'critical' time after tanker attacks The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that "critical circumstances" in the region require a united Gulf Arab and Arab stand, amid heightened tensions with Iran following last week's attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the UAE....
03:00, 05/19/2019

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
03:13, 05/19/2019

PM Modi To Face Poll Test In Lok Sabha Elections Phase 7: 5-Point Guide Polling for the seventh and last round of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections will take place on Sunday. 59 constituencies, including Varanasi, will vote to elect their representatives to Lok Sabha. 13......
03:52, 05/19/2019

Austrian Video Scandal Highlights Concerns Over Nationalist Links to Russia Austria’s leader called for an early election after a secretly-recorded video showed his nationalist deputy offering public contracts to a woman he believed to be a Russian oligarch....
03:52, 05/19/2019

Austrian vice chancellor resigns over leaked video, prompting snap election Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday over corruption allegations after a secret video was leaked, sparking a snap election....
04:52, 05/19/2019

Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale fight prediction, undercard, LIVE stream, UK start time and betting odds Deontay Wilder puts his WBC title on the line once again tonight with Dominic Breazeale attempting to dethrone the undefeated American and shock the heavyweight scene....
04:52, 05/19/2019

Guterres condemns armed attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali A violent attack against the United Nation's Integrated Stabilization Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) that left one peacekeeper dead on Saturday, drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Guterres. ...
05:13, 05/19/2019

Giants’ Cueto hoping to return in September PHOENIX (AP) — San Francisco Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto threw a bullpen session Saturday, and the team was encouraged enough for manager Bruce Bochy to say the club hopes Cueto can return toward the end of this season. Cueto, who had major elbo...
05:13, 05/19/2019

War of Will Wins 144th Preakness Stakes BALTIMORE (AP) – War of Will has won the 144th Preakness. After finishing well out of the money in the Kentucky Derby from the No. 1 post, War of Will charged to victory after again starting from the rail on Saturday. Everfast finished second a...
05:13, 05/19/2019

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff out of Iraqi oilfield - sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all its foreign staff members out of Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three sources told Reuters on Saturday....
06:26, 05/19/2019

Over 21,000 Linksys routers leaked their device connection histories Certain Linksys WiFi routers might be sharing far more data than their users would like. Security researcher Troy Mursch has reported that 33 models, including some Max-Stream and Velop routers, are exposing their entire device connection histories....
06:39, 05/19/2019

'Call of Duty' shake-up may see 'Black Ops 5' arrive in 2020 Activision's Call of Duty release schedule has been predictable for years -- the company has rotated between three studios, with Treyarch pumping out a Black Ops game every three years like clockwork. However, you might be in for a surprise in 2...
06:39, 05/19/2019

Jay Inslee: Abortion access should be a civil right RAYMOND, N.H. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee vowed Saturday to push for legislation making abortion access a civil right should he clinch the White House next year....
06:52, 05/19/2019

Argentina: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner renounces presidential bid Fernandez was widely tipped to run for president later this year, but she has instead positioned herself as deputy. Former cabinet chief Alberto Fernandez, a more moderate candidate, will take the top ticket....
07:13, 05/19/2019

Sportwatch: Hawthorn v Richmond, Dragons v Knights and more – live! Updates on another busy day of Australian sportAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroftSuper Netball: Firebirds 61-69 Giants 6.12am BST AFL: 3QT: Port Adelaide 9.9 (63) vs 7.8 (50) Gold Coast - It is ark weather in Adelaide today and it is suiting Po...
07:26, 05/19/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior....
07:52, 05/19/2019

Digital Civil War review: a stark call to save American democracy Peter Daou blames media and the political establishment for failing to combat dishonesty, hypocrisy … and TrumpVoltaire warned that “those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities”. In his new book, Peter Dau offers copious...
08:00, 05/19/2019

Red ahead: the lip colour for everyone Red lipstick will suit you, if you find the right one. Plus, skincare for pigmentation problems, and body treatments to make you glowI accept – as sacrilegious as it is – that some women simply don’t like red lipstick. What I won’t accept is that it ...
08:13, 05/19/2019

College admissions scam mastermind reportedly told clients to lie about ethnicity Crooked college consultant William “Rick” Singer reportedly advised some of his rich white clients to pretend their kids were “minorities” in order to gain entry to elite universities. Top schools have long given preference to athletes an...
08:26, 05/19/2019

Voting In Progress For Panaji Assembly Constituency Bypoll Voting is in progress for the bypoll to the Panaji assembly constituency since morning, which was necessitated due to the death of former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar in March....
08:26, 05/19/2019

Meet the instructor coaching Dustin Johnson — and Brooks Koepka There is one person who is not a competitor walking around the grounds of Bethpage State Park with a little more jump in his step than anyone else this week. That would be swing coach Claude Harmon III, who is the instructor to the runaway leader of ...
08:39, 05/19/2019

Harold Varner III’s long journey to Sunday’s final group at PGA Championship Harold Varner III is 5-foot-9 and 165 pounds soaking wet. But he isn’t afraid of Brooks Koepka, who stands 6 feet and 186 pounds. In fact, Varner is inspired by Koepka and the way the defending PGA champion is taking apart Bethpage Black. “The first ...
08:39, 05/19/2019

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and election-meddlers that can widen social fissures, und...
08:52, 05/19/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 17-19 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
08:52, 05/19/2019

Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump sings ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ spoof on ‘SNL’ cold open Trump is joined by parodies of Hope Hicks, Sarah Sanders, Mike Pence and Kanye West, among others, as they switch up the lyrics of the classic song to describe Trump's year in general....
09:52, 05/19/2019

Joe Tsai Is Big in Business. Now He’s Taking on Women’s Basketball. Tsai, the new owner of the Liberty and part owner of the Nets, has made a fortune as a founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. He’s hoping his skills can produce needed revenue for the W.N.B.A....
09:52, 05/19/2019

No holds Barred: Trump and his troops push for imperial presidency With his compliant attorney general, the man in the White House is taking aim at the constitutional balance of powersWilliam Barr, the attorney general, came face to face this week with Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House, at the Capitol in Washin...
10:26, 05/19/2019

The Brexit party reflects our hollowed-out, tired politics | Kenan Malik Its success reveals how Labour and the Tories have failed votersWill British politics be upended in the European elections on Thursday? Certainly, the traditional faultlines may be recast, at least for this election.The Brexit party will no doubt eme...
10:26, 05/19/2019

Military families honored with baby shower TUCSON-  Several expectant parents at the Morris Air National Guard were honored with a baby shower on National Armed Forces Day. “I love this,” said Pamela Rodgers. “We can’t do enough for the military. We just can’t.&#...
10:26, 05/19/2019

Hi-tech gardens bloom at London’s Chelsea Flower Show 3D printed soil, urban farming and artificial intelligence will all make an appearance at this year’s eventWeed is not a word often associated with the immaculate gardens of the Chelsea flower show. But with hydroponics and urban farming making grand...
11:39, 05/19/2019

NASA's Astrobee cube robot completes first hardware tests in space NASA just inched closer to having robots take care of spacecraft. The agency recently completed its first hardware checkouts for Bumble (above), one of three Astrobee robots that will research automated caretaking aboard the International Space Stat...
12:00, 05/19/2019

102-Year-Old Who Voted In Independent India's 1st Polls Votes In Himachal Shyam Saran Negi, a 102-year-old voter who also participated in the the country's first general elections in 1951, voted today in a picturesque hamlet in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh where......
12:00, 05/19/2019

"Compare Bengal, UP": Yogi Adityanath's Barb At Mamata Over Poll Violence Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today exuded confidence of getting full majority in the Lok Sabha elections. He asserted that BJP will win over 300 seats on its own....
12:00, 05/19/2019

Florida Lottery winner of $1M among suspects rounded up in major drug bust: reports A little more than a year ago, Karlee Harbst was the smiling winner of a $1 million prize in the Florida Lottery. Last week, she was among suspects apprehended in a major drug bust, according to reports....
12:26, 05/19/2019

A-League grand final: Perth Glory v Sydney FC – live! Updates from the title decider at Optus StadiumAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytner 11.12am BST 69 mins: This battle between Davidson and Grant is fascinating. Neither are giving an inch. Looks like Keogh is coming on soon. 11.10am BST 68 mins:...
12:26, 05/19/2019

Naomi Wolf: ‘We’re in a fight for our lives and for democracy’ The feminist author discusses her fears for free speech, older women, and her latest book, Outrages, a study of the persecution of gay men by the legal system in Victorian BritainWhen Naomi Wolf tells me that she’s finished with writing about herself...
12:39, 05/19/2019

Blame it on Bieber: Iceland canyon too popular with visitors FJADRÁRGLJÚFUR, Iceland (AP) — With one magical video, Justin Bieber has made a pristine Icelandic canyon famous around the world. And that’s the problem. Icelandic environmental officials have had to close off the Fjadrárgljúfur canyon to prot...
13:39, 05/19/2019

| Coaches agree: Why Siya was right not to gamble The leadership and coaches of both camps were unanimous that Stormers captain Siya Kolisi made the right decision to kick a last-gasp penalty against the Crusaders...
13:52, 05/19/2019

Railways Provides These Online Services To Wait-Listed Booking Holders IRCTC ticket booking: IRCTC services include a special facility that enables wait-listed train ticket holders to know about their chances of getting a confirmed ticket, and one that enables them to......
14:13, 05/19/2019

Cubs vs. Nationals: Kyle Hendricks will beat Washington New Jersey Dept. of Transportation is expecting more than 100,000 fans at MetLife Stadium this weekend to see Korean boy band BTS, short for “Beyond the Scene” not “Bankrupt taking Stitches.” The chaos is not sitting well with state officials. And wi...
14:52, 05/19/2019

Astros roll past Red Sox for 10th straight victory BOSTON — The Houston Astros are sending an early message to the rest of baseball. They’re playing and sounding like they’re the best. Tyler White’s two-run double capped a five-run first inning, Josh Reddick hit a solo homer and the...
14:52, 05/19/2019

Bryce Harper belts 466-foot home run to propel Phillies PHILADELPHIA — Bryce Harper delivered a powerful swing and Aaron Nola provided the punchouts. Harper homered over the batter’s eye in center field, Nola tied his career high with 12 strikeouts while pitching into the seventh inning and the Phil...
14:52, 05/19/2019

Several Union Ministers Yet To Clear Dues On Official Bungalows: RTI Several Union ministers, including Vijay Goel, Prakash Javadekar, Nirmala Sitaraman and Sushma Swaraj, have not cleared dues on their official bungalows till February, the Housing and Urban Affairs......
15:26, 05/19/2019

Researchers withdraw study claiming comic Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ departure benefited Trump in 2016 Two university professors retracted a study last week which claimed comedian Jon Stewart’s departure from “The Daily Show” helped get President Trump elected....
15:39, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Exploration at Kekra-1 well off Pakistan ends -OGDC spokesman The consortium exploring the Kekra-1 well off the coast of Pakistan is ending drilling operations after no reserves of oil and gas were found, a spokesman for Oil and Gas Development Co Ltd, one of the Pakistani partners, said....
15:39, 05/19/2019

Bayer's Roundup Woes Send Investors Fleeing Investors are worried that Bayer’s liabilities from Monsanto’s allegedly carcinogenic weedkiller Roundup are only going to rise, pushing shares into a downward spiral....
16:13, 05/19/2019

Not Even Apple Can Clean Up the Mess of Streaming TV Apple has built a hub for all your content, no matter where it comes from or which app you use to watch it. It’s a very good idea, but the execution only serves to show how confusing and broken the TV landscape is....
16:13, 05/19/2019

The Latest: India's mammoth national election ends The Latest on India's general election (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Voting in India's mammoth national election has ended with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks, with exit polls predicting that Prime Mini...
16:13, 05/19/2019

Indian Leader Likely to Keep Power, Exit Polls Suggest Indian exit polls suggest Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the nationalist leader who has dominated Indian politics since he swept into power in 2014, could get another five years leading the world’s largest democracy....
16:39, 05/19/2019

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
16:52, 05/19/2019

One of these upcoming shows could be your next ‘Game of Thrones’-style obsession A newly published interview between Rolling Stone and Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, no surprise, touches at one point on the intense fandom around the series, which is taking a bow on Sunday with the sixth episode of the s...
16:52, 05/19/2019

How to protect your hearing Listening to loud music, going to the cinema and even travelling on public transport can harm your hearing. An audiology specialist advises on how to avoid damageThe biggest risk to hearing is noise. Over time, listening to loud music through headpho...
16:52, 05/19/2019

Corbyn defends Labour's bid for both leavers and remainers Polls suggest his party could be squeezed into third place in the European electionsJeremy Corbyn has given a robust defence of Labour’s decision to try to appeal to both leavers and remainers in this Thursday’s European elections.With an Observer po...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Thruxton BTCC: Jordan leads Turkington in WSR BMW one-two BMW driver Andrew Jordan eased to a second British Touring Car Championship win at Thruxton, leading from lights to flag over WSR team-mate Colin Turkington...
17:00, 05/19/2019

UK PM May to make 'new, bold offer' in Brexit bill, Labour skeptical British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new, bold offer" to lawmakers with "an improved package of measures" in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal through parliament before she leaves office....
17:39, 05/19/2019

France's Le Maire says a Le Pen win in EU elections would hurt euro A win by Marine le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party in next week's European parliament elections could hurt the euro and damage the French economy and industries, Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday....
17:39, 05/19/2019

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
17:52, 05/19/2019

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors to a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch....
18:00, 05/19/2019

Faced with their own demise, Europe’s social democrats are moving left The plight of Germany’s oldest political party reflects a broader identity crisis for parties across the West — including America’s Democrats — that present themselves as champions of workers, unions and social democracy, but have seen support wither...
18:52, 05/19/2019

Exit polls in India indicate victory for Modi and the BJP Official results are to be released Thursday, but the polls suggest Prime Minister Narendra Modi would win reelection in the world’s largest democracy....
18:52, 05/19/2019

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Share Never-Before-Seen Wedding Photos on 1-Year Anniversary Happy anniversary, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry! The 37-year-old Duchess of Sussex and 34-year-old Duke of Sussex celebrated one year of marriage on Saturday, two weeks after welcoming......
20:00, 05/19/2019

Inside the Tragic Strength of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis: How the Iconic First Lady Became the Picture of Poise and Heartbreak The young woman who would become Jacqueline Kennedy, and then Jackie O., wasn't raised to wear her heart on her sleeve. Jacqueline Bouvier was raised to grin and bear it. The......
20:00, 05/19/2019

Large US warships train together in Arabian Sea with eye on Iran threats, Navy says A rare training exercise between two large U.S. warships took place in the northern Arabian Sea over the weekend as tensions continue to increase with Iran, the U.S. Navy said Sunday....
20:13, 05/19/2019

Avoid Game of Thrones Spoilers With This Chrome Extension If you’re a Game of Thrones fan and can’t watch the final episode tonight, the struggle to avoid spoilers will be inevitably quite hard come tomorrow morning....
20:13, 05/19/2019

"Every Exit Poll Can't Be Wrong": Omar Abdullah On BJP Win Prediction National Conference leader Omar Abdullah, one of the most forceful critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has reacted to the exit polls that project a BJP win in Lok Sabha elections...
20:13, 05/19/2019

"Exit Poll Gossip," Scoffs Mamata Banerjee As Predictions Favour BJP The exit polls may have given opposition parties a major shock ahead of counting day, but Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has refused to budge from her position that the country's next......
20:13, 05/19/2019

Saudi energy minister recommends driving down oil inventories, says supply plentiful Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday he recommended "gently" driving oil inventories down at a time of plentiful global supplies and that OPEC would not make hasty decisions about output ahead of a June meeting....
20:26, 05/19/2019

Russia energy minister sees options for OPEC deal, including production rise Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said there were different options available for OPEC and its oil-producing allies in the second half of 2019, including a possible raising of output....
20:39, 05/19/2019

Abducted Texas girl, 8, found safe after church members reported suspect's vehicle, police say A desperate search for an 8-year-old girl in Texas who was snatched from her mother while walking came to an end early Sunday when authorities were able to locate the child thanks to two alert church members who went out and spotted the suspect's veh...
20:52, 05/19/2019

Revealed: 5G rollout is being stalled by rows over lampposts Exclusive: plans to put network transmitters on tall structures has caused dozens of disputesThe rollout of the 5G telecommunications network is being stalled by at least two years over legal wrangling about the control of millions of lampposts, the ...
21:00, 05/19/2019

Trajan Langdon latest to leave Nets, gets Pelicans promotion As the Nets gain respect, they lose pieces. The latest was assistant general manager Trajan Langdon, who agreed to become New Orleans’ new GM. Langdon, the G League Executive of the Year, also had been interviewed by Minnesota and Washington, the lat...
21:13, 05/19/2019

Vast gasoline lines form in oil-rich Venezuela U.S. oil sanctions on Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long lines for fuel in the South American nation’s second-largest city, Maracaibo...
21:13, 05/19/2019

Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for money A Russian gun rights activist serving a US prison sentence for acting as an unregistered foreign agent has released a video asking for money to help pay her legal costs...
21:13, 05/19/2019

Kate Middleton's Chelsea Flower Show garden: the Duchess of Cambridge's Back to Nature garden to be donated to Devon mental health facility The plants and landscaping from the Duchess of Cambridge's garden, co-designed with landscape architects Davies White, will move to Devon after its run at the Chelsea Flower Show....
21:13, 05/19/2019

Is it finally Pedro Almodóvar’s year at Cannes? Pedro Almodóvar has never won the top prize at Cannes. That could change in a few days. Pain And Glory (Grade: B) is far from his best movie—it lacks both the mad energy of his early countercultural work and the ravishing melodramatic pleasures of th...
21:26, 05/19/2019

The Elton John biopic Rocketman works best when it remembers to be a musical Would it be giving Rocketman too much credit to assume that the filmmakers behind this Elton John biopic (who include executive producer Elton John) are at least faintly aware of their film’s hoariness? The movie opens, like so many musical biographi...
21:26, 05/19/2019

Baghdad's Green Zone targeted in rocket attack, no casualties reported, military says A large explosion was heard in central Baghdad on Sunday night after an apparent rocket attack on the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone but no casualties were reported, according to officials....
21:39, 05/19/2019

Rocket fired in Iraqi capital, no casualties A rocket was fired in Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said on Sunday....
21:39, 05/19/2019