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American Consumers Shopped Till They Dropped

Americans might have shaken off their winter blahs, but that doesn’t mean they’re rushing to the mall with open wallets—as April retail sales figures show....

American Consumers Shopped Till They Dropped

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Norquist on Trump's trade agenda: 'Tariffs are damaging' to American farmers, consumers Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist criticized tariffs on Wednesday, indicating that President Trump's trade agenda could hurt American consumers and businesses....
03:13, 05/16/2019

7.92 Per Cent Voting Recorded In Bihar Till 9 AM An estimated 7.92 per cent voting was recorded Monday in the first two hours of polling in five Lok Sabha constituencies of Bihar in the fourth phase of general elections, officials said....
09:39, 04/29/2019

Protection From Arrest To P Chidambaram, Son Extended Till May 30 A Delhi court on Monday extended till May 30 the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Aircel-Maxis cases by CBI and ED....
13:00, 05/06/2019

PM Modi's Varanasi Constituency Records 10.87% Till 9 AM The Varanasi constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi recorded 10.87 per cent polling till 9 am. Local administration has set up 145 model booths and one pink booth which will be operated only by......
08:26, 05/19/2019

India Election Results Till 10 AM: BJP Crosses 320, Congress At 111 India Election results 2019: According to the leads in the first two hours of counting, BJP crosses the 320 mark on its own and was as 322, while the Opposition Congress was at 111....
08:00, 05/23/2019

13.41 Per cent Polling Till 9 am in 9 Lok Sabha seats In Bengal An estimated 13.41 per cent of the 1,49,63,064 voters exercised their franchise in nine Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal till 9 am on Sunday, an Election Commission official said....
08:26, 05/19/2019

6.82 Per Cent Voter Turnout Recorded Till 9 AM In Maharashtra A voter turnout of 6.82 per cent was recorded in the first two hours in Maharashtra's 17 seats Monday as polling for the fourth and last phase of Lok Sabha elections in the state got underway....
09:39, 04/29/2019

8 Per cent Polling In 8 Lok Sabha Seats In Bihar Till 9 am An estimated 8.08 per cent of the 1,52,52,608 voters had exercised their franchise in the eight Lok Sabha seats in Bihar on Sunday till 9 am, an official said....
08:26, 05/19/2019

India Election Results Till 11 AM: BJP Leads On 323 Seats Indian Election Results 2019: According to the leads at 11 am, BJP crossed the 320 mark on its own and was leading on 323, while the Opposition Congress was at 107. The non-aligned parties were at......
08:52, 05/23/2019

20.93 Per cent Voter Turnout Till 11 am In Madhya Pradesh The voting figures till 11 am were: Morena 13.88 per cent, Bhind 17.64 per cent, Gwalior 16.86 per cent, Guna 25.08 per cent, Sagar 22.33 per cent, Vidisha 23.69 per cent, Bhopal 23.58 per cent and......
10:26, 05/12/2019

Pragya Thakur Takes Vow Of Silence - Till Day Of Election Results The BJP's Pragya Singh Thakur on Monday announced a "maun vrat" or vow of silence after a raging controversy over her comment that Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse was a "deshbhakt (patriot)".......
12:26, 05/20/2019

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

Key States Madhya Pradesh, Bengal See 21, 16 Per Cent Polling Till 11 AM The country is all set for the penultimate round of the Lok Sabha election. Voting for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha election in 59 constituencies begins at 7 am today....
10:26, 05/12/2019

Pakistan's Airspace To Remain Shut For Indian Flights Till May 30 Pakistan on Wednesday decided not to lift its airspace ban for Indian flights till May 30, as Islamabad is awaiting the outcome of the Lok Sabha polls in India....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Rajasthan Elections: Around 13 Per Cent Voter Turnout Recorded Till 9AM Voting Percentage: Banswara recorded the maximum voter turn out of 14.44 per cent, while the overall voting percentage at 9 am was 13.10 per cent, according to the office of the chief electoral......
11:13, 04/29/2019

Trinamool Attacks BJP Over Central Troop Deployment In Bengal Till May 25 Questioning the BJP demand for deployment of central forces in West Bengal till the Model Code of Conduct is in place, an upset Trinamool Congress on Tuesday asked the Election Commission "if......
19:26, 05/21/2019

Over 12 Per Cent Voting Recorded Till 9am In 5th Phase Of Lok Sabha Polls More than 12 per cent voting was recorded in the fifth phase of polling across 51 constituencies in seven states till 9 am today, the Voter Turnout App data of the Election Commission (EC) showed....
09:13, 05/06/2019

Pak Court Adjourns Hearing In Treason Case Against Musharraf Till June 12 Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf did not turn up for the treason trial against him on Thursday citing deteriorating health and a special court accepted his plea to postpone the......
13:26, 05/02/2019

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wanted To Serve Goa "Till Last Breath" Manohar Parrikar, the Chief Minister of Goa and former defence minister, died at his son's home in Panajiin on Sunday evening after a long illness. He was 63....
19:52, 04/28/2019

Mediators In Ayodhya Dispute Get Time Till August 15 To Find Solution The mediation panel for the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute was today given time till August 15 by the Supreme Court to come up with a solution. "The panel wants more time, which we are inclined to......
08:26, 05/10/2019

Ready To Return To India If Not Arrested Till Conviction, Says Zakir Naik Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has said he is ready to return to India if the Supreme Court gives an assurance that he would not be arrested till his conviction....
16:52, 05/09/2019

West Bengal Records 52.36% Voter Turnout Till 1PM Amid Violence Polling began amid incidents of violence in West Bengal, where an estimated 52.36 per cent of voters cast their votes till 1pm on Monday in eight Lok Sabha constituencies, election officials said....
12:52, 04/29/2019

Consumers help German economy to rebound in Q1 BERLIN (AP) — Official figures show that the German economy returned to growth in the first quarter of 2019 on the back of solid consumer spending and a construction boom in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office reported Wedn...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Consumers apply the brakes to UK new car sales Analysts blame Brexit uncertainty as April data shows 10% fewer private sales than last yearNew car sales fell more than 4% in the UK last month, the second-lowest April since 2012, with analysts blaming consumer reluctance to make significant purcha...
15:26, 05/07/2019

Which delivery features are most important to consumers? Digital has transformed retail possibilities. And with e-commerce sales growing at nearly five times the rate of brick-and-mortar sales, retailers need to find cheaper and more efficient ways to deliver e-commerce orders. But different age groups hav...
23:00, 05/11/2019

CDC tells consumers to stop washing raw chicken Health officials once again warned consumers about the dangers of washing raw chicken before cooking it, citing the risk of spreading harmful bacteria to utensils or other foods. In a tweet sent out on April 26, the Centers for Disease Control and Pr...
09:13, 05/03/2019

Walmart CEO worries what consumers will have to pay if trade war escalates Walmart is doing its best to keep prices unaffected by the U.S.-China trade war, but if things escalate it could be a different story, CEO Doug McMillon says....
20:39, 05/01/2019

E.ON chief says Germany should charge CO2 tax, but spare consumers E.ON Chief Executive Johannes Teyssen on Tuesday proposed a carbon dioxide tax of 35 euros ($39.34) a ton that would widen the burden-sharing for climate protection to big emitters such as transport and heat provision....
11:39, 05/14/2019

Verizon's plan: Consumers win, investors lose Verizon has decided to bring back unlimited data plans. But while that's great for its subscribers, it's awful news for investors. It's another sign of how brutally competitive the telecom business is. And it's hurting Verizon's stock....
21:13, 04/28/2019

Three Florida Panhandle Radio Stations Will Barrage Listeners With Trump Clips Till 2020 Three Florida radio stations will play audio from Trump rallies every hour from now until the next presidential election, The Hill reports. Our apologies to anyone living in the panhandle! After all you’ve been through with Hurricane Michael, you don...
07:39, 05/15/2019

Trump's tariff push squeezes businesses and consumers The first time President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on the luggage that Tiffany Williams imports for her Texas store, she stockpiled high-end suitcases and other products ahead of the deadline to protect profits....
08:26, 05/07/2019

Majority of consumers would welcome self-driving cars, study finds Capgemini's Markus Winkler said engineers and researchers need to work hand-in-hand with marketers and user-experience experts to create self-driving cars that serve customers' needs....
17:52, 05/16/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold: This is what consumers should do if they pre-ordered the smartphone Samsung said it has notified customers who pre-ordered the Galaxy Fold they must confirm their decision by May 31 or they will cancel it.        ...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Some iPhone accessories have been hit with an import tax; Apple's actions hid it from consumers As we've pointed out, the trade war between the United States and China has not yet touched the Apple iPhone or other Apple devices. On Friday, the U.S. raised the tax on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports; China retaliated today by adding tariffs...
06:52, 05/14/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold: This is what consumers should do if they preordered the smartphone Samsung said it has notified customers who preordered the Galaxy Fold they must confirm their decision by May 31 or they will cancel it.        ...
20:39, 05/07/2019

Factbox: U.S. executives warn consumers will pay for Trump's tariffs Some executives from U.S. companies that sell clothing, food and other products warn that costs related to the latest round of tariffs on goods from China will be passed along to consumers in the form of higher prices....
21:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Consumers Poised to Take the Hit From Higher Tariffs on Imports From China The round of tariffs that went into effect at midnight will likely hit Americans in the pocketbook, making $40 billion of consumer goods on retailers’ shelves more expensive....
15:39, 05/10/2019

Chinese consumers are selling their Samsung Galaxy S10 to buy the OnePlus 7 Pro According to Twitter tipster Ice Universe (@UniverseIce), the OnePlus 7 Pro is extremely popular in China where consumers placed pre-orders on more than one million units of the phone. The pre-orders were placed on the OnePlus website and on the site...
06:00, 05/20/2019

Consumers Could Be Hit as New Front Opens in U.S.-China Trade Fight Higher tariffs on Chinese products set to go into force Friday would apply 25% levies on more than $40 billion worth of items bought by consumers—clothing, furniture and other things found on the shelves at Target, Walmart and other retailers....
03:13, 05/08/2019

These are the top 15 US banks ranked by the mobile banking features consumers value most This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more about getting access to this report, email Senior Ac...
03:39, 05/08/2019

INDIA LIVE-Election-driven stocks rally to continue till year-end - Reuters poll May 22 (Reuters) - 0530 GMT: PREDICTING GAINS, STOCKS STRATEGISTS ASSUME BJP-LED COALITION WILL BE IN POWER Indian stocks are likely to build on this week's rally to finish the year at record highs if Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Ja...
14:26, 05/22/2019

Woman who had hot wax dropped in her eye settles for $400K BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman who got hot wax dropped in her eye at beauty spa has settled a lawsuit against the now-closed business for $400,000. Frank Bailey, an attorney for 61-year-old Gail Gianpalo, of Monroe, says his client suff...
23:00, 05/21/2019

GSK and Novartis liniment marketing misled Australian consumers: court The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific ills, an Australian court found on Friday....
17:39, 05/17/2019

US Supreme Court decides to let consumers sue Apple over App Store rules The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Apple in a case that could have broad implications for the e-commerce industry and which also means the door is now open for consumers to sue the iPhone maker over its App Store rules and practices. In a 5...
06:26, 05/14/2019

Trump’s steel tariffs cost U.S. consumers $900,000 for every job created, experts say Pressure is growing on Trump to remove steel and aluminum tariffs that were put in place in March 2018, but the president continues to say the tariffs are working....
22:13, 05/07/2019

Charges dropped in case that led to discipline of officers A judge has dismissed charges against a Connecticut man whose arrest in 2017 led to disciplinary action against 17 police officers for excessive use of force and other violations....
18:00, 05/15/2019

Black Mirror Just Dropped 3 New Trailers for Season 5 Netflix already gave us a trailer for its next installment of Black Mirror but I guess they were feeling generous because they just gave us three more.Read more......
23:13, 05/21/2019

Fighter McGregor settles with fan, charges dropped MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped charges against star fighter Conor McGregor after he allegedly smashed a fan’s phone outside a Miami hotel. The State Attorney’s Office said Monday the victim has stopped cooperating with investigator...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Huawei's 5G phone just got dropped by two major UK carriers The Huawei Mate 20 XOver the course of the past few days, multiple companies have cut ties with Huawei. This, in turn, is starting to affect the brand’s smartphone sales across Europe. And now, two major UK carriers have put plans to release Huawei’s...
23:13, 05/22/2019

I dropped out of school and got 750K Instagram followers Charlotte D’Alessio wanted to be a veterinarian when she grew up. She never imagined she would become a Cinderella-story social-media star, or sign a big modeling contract, or date fashion-world royalty Presley Gerber (the son of Cindy Crawford)....
13:26, 05/02/2019

Florida man arrested over ‘I eat a–’ sticker gets charges dropped A Florida man who was arrested for refusing to remove a sticker on his car that read ‘I eat a–‘ had all charges dropped against him on Thursday, officials said. Dillon Shane Webb, 23, was informed by state prosecutors that the evide...
06:39, 05/10/2019

Black Mirror S5 is almost here and Netflix just dropped three new trailers Nicole Beharie and Anthony Mackie star in "Striking Vipers," one of three new episodes in the upcoming fifth season of the Netflix anthology series Black Mirror. The long-awaited fifth season of Black Mirror debuts next month, and Netflix just rele...
03:26, 05/22/2019

Kamala Harris stood up to big banks, with mixed results for consumers in crisis In her presidential pitch to voters, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris touts as a signature accomplishment the $20 billion relief settlement she secured as California attorney general for homeowners hit hard by the foreclosure crisis....
17:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. consumers sue Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea, StarKist over 'dolphin-safe' tuna claims U.S. consumers sued Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea and StarKist, accusing the country's three major packaged-tuna brands of deceiving them into thinking their tuna is caught only through "dolphin-safe" fishing practices....
19:26, 05/14/2019

Google's Eric Schmidt: Breaking up Big Tech would be 'illegal' and harmful to consumers The former chairman and chief executive of Google said that calls for breaking up the tech giant have "no basis in law" and would harm consumers by pushing up prices and decreasing transparency. ...
20:52, 05/20/2019

A growing number of Chinese consumers are switching from Apple's iPhone, paper says Huawei is winning over more and more Apple fans in China as the escalated trade tensions stoked "nationalist sentiment," according to South China Morning Post....
16:13, 05/23/2019

Tim Armstrong launches a new company to bring products and experiences directly to consumers The former Google exec and AOL CEO is launching "the dtx company," which will invest in direct-to-consumer start-ups and work with these brands to help them scale....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Nike unveils new solution to help consumers find perfect shoe size Nike Fit will utilize smartphone cameras and augmented reality to scan users’ feet and measure the full shape of both feet.        ...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Trump claims China will pay for tariffs — but the burden falls on U.S. businesses, consumers Trump has minimized the worth of China's purchases of U.S. goods and services, misstated the trade deficit and ignored the inevitable rise in many costs to consumers when imports are heavily taxed....
21:00, 05/10/2019

New proposal might let debt collectors harass consumers via text message and email Debt collectors are notoriously persistent and annoying, a fact which shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given that calling people and asking for money is, well, exactly what their job description calls for. But imagine how much worse things ...
07:26, 05/09/2019

Navratilova dropped by LGBT group over trans athletes row An LGBT group has cut ties with tennis great Martina Navratilova after she said it was a form of "cheating" for transgender women to be allowed to compete in women's sport....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Assault charges against Redskins’ Montae Nicholson dropped Misdemeanor assault charges against Redskins safety Montae Nicholson have been dropped. The charges were dropped due to insufficient evidence, according to his lawyer....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Charges dropped for man who wouldn’t remove obscene sticker LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) — Charges have been dropped against a Florida man who refused to remove what a deputy considered an obscene sticker from his vehicle’s window. The State Attorney’s Office in Columbia County filed court documents Thurs...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Conor McGregor phone-smashing charges dropped Conor McGregor may have just bought himself one of his biggest wins. Prosecutors announced that phone-stomping charges against the retired UFC champion were being dropped — after the British victim said he “had been made whole” by a civil-suit ...
16:39, 05/14/2019

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

T-Mobile-Sprint deal would boost prices, hurt poorest U.S. consumers, experts say Concessions by T-Mobile US Inc to win U.S. government approval to buy Sprint Corp will likely lead to higher prices for the poorest Americans, many of whom use prepaid wireless plans, analysts and activists said....
21:00, 05/22/2019

IoT Report: How Internet of Things technology growth is reaching mainstream companies and consumers This is a preview of the Internet of Things (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about the IoT ecosystem, tech trends and industry forecasts, click here. The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how companies a...
02:52, 05/02/2019

Indian Consumers Face Post-Election Fuel Price Shock, Economy Could Be Hit Surging global oil prices will pose a first big challenge to India's new government, whoever wins an election now under way, especially as domestic prices have been allowed to lag, meaning consumers......
08:52, 04/29/2019

Surprise! When Los Angeles cleaned up its air, childhood asthma cases dropped Breathing in toxic fumes every day is bad for you, and when you take those fumes away, you feel better. That’s the gist of a new study published in JAMA, which came to the rather obvious conclusion that kids in Los Angeles exhibited elevated ri...
06:39, 05/22/2019

North Atlantic Ocean productivity has dropped 10 percent during Industrial era Virtually all marine life depends on the productivity of phytoplankton — microscopic organisms that work tirelessly at the ocean’s surface to absorb the carbon dioxide that gets dissolved into the upper ocean from the atmosphere. Through photosynt...
18:26, 05/06/2019

Spider-Man: Far From Home's Latest Trailer Dropped a Major Bomb About the MCU Spider-Man: Far From Home’s first trailer begins with a brief warning from Tom Holland because the film features major spoilers about Avengers: Endgame, a movie that (surprise) brings Peter Parker back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But interestin...
19:39, 05/06/2019

Just days before going to trial, the Stranger Things plagiarism lawsuit has been dropped In a development that’s so seemingly straightforward that it almost feels like the invisible hand of a massive government conspiracy has stepped in to guide events in a specific way, the Stranger Things plagiarism lawsuit has been dropped by the plai...
03:26, 05/06/2019

Woody Allen movie dropped by Amazon to get European release Distributors Lucky Red have bought Italy rights to A Rainy Day in New York after Amazon Studios terminated agreement with directorA Rainy Day in New York, the film completed by Woody Allen in 2018 but left in limbo after backers Amazon Studios termin...
16:00, 05/07/2019

How Squishy Robotics created a robot that can be safely dropped out of a helicopter If you want to build a robot that can fall hundreds of feet and be no worse the wear, legs are pretty much out of the question. The obvious answer, then, is a complex web of cable-actuated rods. Obvious to Squishy Robotics, anyway, whose robots look...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Eden Hazard DROPPED for Chelsea's Europa League tie against Frankfurt "Eden Hazard has been dropped from the starting line-up for Chelsea\u0027s Europa League tie against Frankfurt and Maurizio Sarri has gone for a three-pronged attack"...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Israel Folau dropped by sponsor Asics over homophobic comments • Sportswear company says partnership ‘has become untenable’• Folau facing Australia suspension after breach of contract rulingIsrael Folau has been dropped by Asics in response to homophobic social media posts he published last month. The sportswear...
16:13, 05/08/2019

Israel Folau dropped by sponsor Asics following homophobic post Australian rugby star Israel Folau has been dropped by sportswear brand Asics after he wrote a post on Instagram last month saying "hell awaits" gay people....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Veteran impaled by stolen tripod dropped on California freeway A California veteran riding passenger in a van was severely wounded Thursday after a yellow-and-red tripod smashed through the glass and impaled his lung, authorities said....
07:26, 05/20/2019

Mark Norman breach of trust charge expected to be dropped Mark Norman was second-in-command of the Canadian military until early 2017, when he was relieved of his duties and later charged with breach of trust for allegedly leaking classified info....
07:39, 05/08/2019

Video shows newborn baby being dropped at Arizona hospital CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona couple is accusing a hospital of negligence after their newborn daughter was dropped after delivery. Monique and Derrick Rodgers, who live in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler, told TV stations they posted video from th...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Trump's threatened tariff hike to 25% on Chinese goods would hurt consumers, the economy President Trump's plan to Increase tariffs on Chinese imports from 10% to 25% would hurt US consumers and economy. Hit to U.S. growth would triple,        ...
14:26, 05/07/2019

Wild video shows a Beluga whale retrieving an iPhone someone dropped in the sea The PR team for Beluga whales is really killing it lately. In the span of 10 days we’ve seen two Beluga whale stories hit the news cycle for the most bizarre and incredulous of reasons. Just a few days ago, for instance, Norwegian officials rev...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Amazon Dropped Woody Allen’s Latest Film. Europe Has Picked It Up. “A Rainy Day in New York,” starring Timothée Chalamet and Elle Fanning, will be released in Italy on Oct. 3. German and Spanish distributors have confirmed they are releasing it....
23:26, 05/09/2019

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of film and TV projects amidst allegations of misconduct. Though the nature of Mitchell’s offending beha...
18:26, 05/21/2019

US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei skyrocketed and Apple's sales dropped massively in China last quarter The worldwide smartphone market is looking pretty bleak at the moment and the situation in China is even worse. But despite these conditions, new data from Canalys shows that Huawei’s growth is basically unstoppable.Huawei saved the Chinese smartphon...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Conor McGregor charges dropped in cellphone-smashing incident after he settles with fan Prosecutors have dropped charges against star fighter Conor McGregor stemming from an incident in which he was accused of smashed a fan’s phone.        ...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Florida man who was arrested for refusing to remove vulgar sticker has charges dropped A Florida man who was arrested for refusing to remove a vulgar car sticker that read, “I eat a—,“ had the charges against him dropped Thursday, officials said....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Family was recording birth when their baby was dropped on her head at a Chandler hospital Warning: This video is hard to watch and may be upsetting to some viewers. (KPNX) A premature baby was dropped on her head moments after birth in a video from a Chandler hospital that a family posted on Facebook. The video shows a newborn baby, Morg...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Trump Fans Booed Fox News and Dropped Like Flies at Deranged Campaign Rally It’s generally a good thing when people boo Fox News as the cable news septic tank it is. That said, I never thought it would be an airplane hangar full of hyperventilating MAGA-chuds doing the booing at the encouragement of President Donald Trump—th...
18:52, 05/21/2019

Jason Mitchell Dropped By Agent and Manager, Removed from The Chi and Desperados Over Misconduct Allegations Jason Mitchell, an actor who was once considered to be a rising star given his critically acclaimed performances in Straight Outta Compton and Mudbound, appears to be in some serious trouble....
18:13, 05/21/2019

Graphic video shows baby dropped on head by staff at an Arizona hospital Parents want accountability after a video of their twins' birth shows a doctor at Chandler Regional Medical Center dropping one of their daughters.        ...
16:13, 05/03/2019

UK Rape Victims Told To Give Police Phone Data Or Risk Case Being Dropped British police faced an outcry on Monday over new policies which demand rape and sexual assault victims hand over their phones to police to be combed for data or risk seeing their cases dropped....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Migrants dropped off at bus stations in Southern California amid swelling border detentions: report U.S. Border Patrol in southcentral California said it began dropping off migrants at San Bernardino’s Greyhound Station last Wednesday because housing facilities are beyond maximum capacity, according to a report....
11:52, 05/21/2019

Jay Inslee Just Dropped His $9 Trillion Plan to Fight Climate Change by Rebuilding the Entire Country Washington Governor Jay Inslee has staked his entire presidential campaign on being the country’s first climate candidate. And on Thursday, he released the second plank of his climate change platform.Read more......
15:52, 05/16/2019

Newborn dropped on head by hospital staff suffers brain hemorrhage, parents claim A video recorded by the father shows a staffer pick up the newborn girl with one hand before the girl somehow slips and lands head first on the bassinet. Now the parents are threatening legal action....
01:26, 05/04/2019

Tariffs on tap: Craft breweries facing increased steel, aluminum costs — and warn that costs may fall to consumers When it comes to the US-China trade war tariff talks, what’s on tap for craft breweries is dealing with the ripple effects of this impacting their bottom line....
01:52, 05/21/2019

Jenny Mollen dropped son on head fracturing his skull, tells parents 'you are not alone' The 39-year-old mom who shares Sid with Jason Biggs says that although it was a traumatic experience, her son is at home and recovering nicely.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Donald Trump's address to Parliament 'set to be dropped' Donald Trump is unlikely to address Parliament during his state visit to the UK amid concerns the Speaker's opposition could spark a row, according to reports....
15:13, 05/01/2019

American Births Hit a 32-Year Low Americans are continuing to have fewer and fewer children, according to a new government report released this week. Slightly fewer than 3.8 million children were born in 2018, the report found—a 2 percent decrease from 2017, and the lowest total numb...
21:26, 05/17/2019

Where Have All the American Tennis Tournaments Gone? The decline in the number of tournaments in the U.S. corresponds with the decline in the number of highly ranked Americans and the growth of tennis in Europe and Asia....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Trump Wants You to Buy American. Here’s Why That’s Almost Impossible For nearly a century, the St. Pierre Manufacturing Corporation has made products such as horseshoes, tire chains, and anchors in a facility near Worcester, Mass. But in recent months, St. Pierre has been struggling. Why? Increased tariffs on goods fr...
19:39, 05/14/2019

The American League disaster that isn’t going away Memorial Day traditionally has been viewed as the start of the pennant races. So let’s get ready for the excitement by declaring the AL races — over. At best, six teams are likely vying for five spots, and if you believe the Indians are more house of...
21:26, 05/18/2019

U.S. will allow Huawei to buy American parts for just one reason only Last week, the U.S. Commerce Department put Huawei and 68 of its affiliates on the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Entity List. This means that U.S. companies cannot sell technology to Huawei without obtaining a license from the BIS. But the Co...
21:52, 05/18/2019

American Airlines CEO says there's an 'absolute fix' for Boeing's 737 Max Parker said Wednesday that American Airlines is committed to Boeing's 737 Max once it's re-certified by the Federal Aviation Administration....
00:13, 05/23/2019

How the American Idol Top 3 Plan to Win the Competition American Idol has its Top 3, and all is right in the world, according to judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie. "On the money," Perry said about the results of the......
00:00, 05/14/2019

Newest royal baby could be an American An Anglo-American baby in the Royal Family - what does that mean for the future? Two royal experts discuss the forthcoming child. (April 29)        ...
20:39, 04/29/2019

Fly Over to American Eagle, Where Clearance Items Are 60% Off and Everything Else Is at Least 25% Off American Eagle has a deal that will make your spirits soar: Their clearance section is 60% off, which means prices on a load of tees, button-downs, shorts, dresses, and more warm-weather apparel and accessories for men and women have plummeted. Not t...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Why American families are struggling to pay for child care Raising a kid in America is expensive. The cost of child care has nearly tripled since 1990, more than the overall rate of inflation. Watch the video to learn the history of child care in America and how rising costs are impacting families today....
17:13, 05/09/2019

Higher Tariffs Ripple Through American Business The increased tariffs enacted by the U.S. on products coming from China raise the costs for many American companies. Here’s a look at the affected industries....
21:39, 05/10/2019

65% of American adults play video games About 65% of adults, or more than 164 million people, play video games in the U.S., according to the trade group Entertainment Software Association.Read More...
17:26, 05/09/2019

American businesses in China: Tariffs are hurting us Trump's latest tariff increase — and Beijing's counterpunch — are hitting U.S. companies in China, according to a survey of American firms in Asia's largest economy....
07:13, 05/22/2019

Wealthy, Male American Students Are More Likely to BS, Study Says Students who are wealthier and male are more likely than others to claim that they know more than they actually do, says a new study. The study, which reviewed surveys of 40,000 15-year-old students from across nine English-speaking countries, found ...
03:00, 04/30/2019

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban and vilified as a national traitor, is to be released early from a federal prison on Thursday while some U.S. lawmakers worry he still poses a security risk....
23:26, 05/22/2019

American Distillers Welcome End Of Tariffs In Canada, Mexico LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American whiskey producers feeling the pain from the Trump administration’s trade disputes have gotten a shot of relief with an agreement that will end retaliatory tariffs that Canada and Mexico slapped on whiskey and oth...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Fiat Chrysler Is Too American to Merge With Peugeot Fiat Chrysler is one of the car industry’s few examples of a successful trans-Atlantic merger, yet investors now view the company as all-American. That should be a warning to those hoping for a merger with European peer Peugeot....
21:39, 05/03/2019

American Idol Names a 2019 Winner Anybody else watching anything other than American Idol tonight? Didn't think so. This was the only thing on TV! For all three hours! The second season of ABC's......
05:39, 05/20/2019

The Ballpark Is The Great American Public Space Is a ballpark a place to watch baseball, a theme park, a microcosm of its city, or something else entirely? It’s an open question that stretches back to the late 19th century, when enclosed ballparks, flanked by cheaply constructed wooden bleachers, ...
19:00, 05/14/2019

American Airlines takes a $350 million hit on 737 Max grounding American Airlines chief executive said Friday that the company is expected to lose $350 million over the grounding of Boeing's 737 Max this year after the plane was involved into two crashes....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Award is offered _ and rescinded _ for ‘American Pie’ singer PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A lifetime achievement award has been offered — and rescinded — for “American Pie” singer Don McLean. The 73-year-old announced Monday that he’s receiving the George and Ira Gershwin Award for Lifetime Musical...
01:26, 05/07/2019

The 30 largest worker strikes in American history Labor strikes have made recent history with teachers in many states striking recently. The largest strikes in U.S. history go back to the late 1800s.        ...
13:26, 05/06/2019

'American Taliban' Lindh being released after 17 years The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being released from prison....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Trump won't cut Central American police aid: Barr U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, a senior official said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to the so-called Northern Triangle nations....
22:39, 05/16/2019

How These Black Playwrights Are Challenging American Theater Jackie Sibblies Drury, Jeremy O. Harris, Antoinette Nwandu and Jordan E. Cooper, on influences, gatekeepers and helping “the young black theater nerd find work that looks like them.”...
18:26, 04/28/2019

‘American Taliban’ Lindh being released after 17 years FILE – American John Walker Lindh is seen in this undated file photo obtained Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, from a religious school where he studied for five months in Bannu, 304 kilometers (190 miles) southwest of Islamabad, Pakistan. Lindh, the you...
20:39, 05/23/2019

DNA test reunites sons of American WWII soldier At 75, a DNA test reunites a French man with his brother living in South Carolina, who never knew he existed and connects him to his father. (May 20)        ...
20:26, 05/20/2019

‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh to be released ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison. But conditions imposed recently on John Wa...
19:00, 05/22/2019

‘American Taliban’ Lindh to be released Thursday from prison TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The California man who became known as the “American Taliban” after his capture on an Afghanistan battlefield in late 2001 is on the cusp of release from prison. Thirty-eight-year-old John Walker Lindh is schedule...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Pompeo slams release of "American Taliban" as unconscionable: Fox U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized the pending release on Thursday of John Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, and said he believed the decision needed to be reviewed....
14:52, 05/23/2019

American rescued from Burkina Faso with 3 others; 2 French commandos die An American woman and three other hostages were freed by French commandos in the African country of Burkina Faso overnight, but two of the rescuers died in the operation, French authorities announced Friday....
18:13, 05/10/2019

American who fought for Taliban to be freed early from US prison John Walker Lindh to be released but some politicians say he may still be security riskJohn Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, is to be released early from federal prison despite some US politicians expressing conce...
11:13, 05/23/2019

Turns Out Abortion Is Still Very Popular With Actual American Voters Most Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned, a new poll from CBS News finds. This is the latest piece of evidence that the abortion bans passed by states like Alabama and Georgia are a lot less popular than Republicans want you to believe....
02:00, 05/22/2019

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving ...
00:13, 05/22/2019

GM Maven car-sharing stops serving 8 N. American markets DETROIT (AP) — Maven, General Motors’ car-sharing service, is being shut down in about half of the 17 North American markets it operates. The company wouldn’t say Tuesday where Maven will continue to operate, but it confirmed that it̵...
18:00, 05/21/2019

American Keys overpowers Wozniacki to win Volvo Car Open American Madison Keys overpowers former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki 7-6 (5), 6-3 to win Volvo Car Open in Charleston        ...
22:13, 05/15/2019

Dear god, an American version of Eurovision is finally in the works Good news for anyone who’s already consumed the entire sonic output of The Voice, The Masked Singer, and the resurrected corpse of American Idol, then thought, “Yes, more competitive singing shows for me, please!” The Hollywood Reporter brings news t...
05:39, 05/16/2019

Doris Day: the wholesome face of postwar American optimism The actor, who has died aged 97, worked with the greats of Hollywood’s golden era and rivalled the crossover success of Frank Sinatra and Elvis PresleyThe face of Doris Day, eerily beautiful in all its buttery-blond wholesomeness, beamed over Hollywo...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Companies Focused on North American Trade Welcome Deal U.S. companies that rely on doing business across borders in North America welcomed a potential return to more open trade after President Trump said he would remove tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico....
02:52, 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

David Byrne is bringing his American Utopia to Broadway David Byrne is no stranger to the stage; in addition to obviously theatrical productions like Jonathan Demme’s landmark concert film Stop Making Sense, the former Talking Heads frontman has written music for a number of operas and musicals over the y...
21:39, 05/18/2019

'John Wick' tops the North American box office with $57M "John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum" is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend, earning $57 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday....
00:13, 05/20/2019

American WWII soldier’s sons reunited thanks to DNA test FRANCE — After decades of searching, Andre Gantois had lost hope. The retired French postal worker figured he’d likely go to his grave without ever knowing who his father was, unable to identify the US serviceman who had fought his way across France ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sides with Native American elk hunter The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Native American elk hunter, citing an 1868 treaty between his tribe and the U.S. government as it revived his legal challenge to a conviction for hunting out of season in Bighorn National Forest in Wyom...
19:00, 05/20/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison....
00:39, 05/23/2019

American Express to Buy Resy, a Restaurant Booking Service The deal is the card giant’s latest effort to expand into the hospitality industry, giving it the country’s biggest privately held option for reserving tables....
15:52, 05/15/2019

Supreme Court sides with Native American hunter The US Supreme Court sided with a Native American elk hunter on Monday — ruling in favor of tribal rights and the legal hunting of animals on “unoccupied” land. The high court cited an 1868 treaty between Crow Tribe members and the ...
04:00, 05/21/2019

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to boost the country's valuable platinum sector....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Myanmar extends detention of American accused of growing pot A Myanmar court has allowed police to detain an American entrepreneur accused of operating a marijuana plantation for two more weeks while he is investigated....
18:13, 05/07/2019

‘There’s No Place to Run.’ American Tourist Describes Kidnapping in Uganda A California woman who was kidnapped and held captive for almost five days while on safari in Uganda is speaking out about her experience for the first time. In an interview with Gayle King CBS This Morning on Friday, Kimberly Endicott told the story...
19:00, 04/28/2019

American Arrested Over 20-Acre Cannabis Plantation in Myanmar Facebook photos led the police to the large cannabis operation near Mandalay. Its supporters said it was an industrial hemp operation. The authorities said it was still illegal....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Have American politics stopped making economic sense? With tax season just behind us, this is the time of year when many Americans have naturally had their attention focused on pocketbook issues. And with the recent news that the economy added almost 200,000 jobs in March, showing a strong recovery from...
22:13, 05/02/2019

The price of the American dream: Death of a Salesman – in pictures As Wendell Pierce takes on the role of Willy Loman at the Young Vic in London, revisit the history of Arthur Miller’s classic play Continue reading......
12:52, 05/06/2019

What the Strike Ahead of Uber’s IPO Exposes About American Inequality The instant Uber shares start trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, lots of people and groups are going to make millions—and in some cases billions—of dollars. They include Travis Kalanick, the company’s co-founder and ex-C...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Trump Again Goes After India, Says It Slaps 'Big Tariffs' On American Products President Donald Trump has criticised India's "big tariffs" on American paper products and the iconic Harley-Davidson bikes, saying the US has been losing billions of dollars to countries like India,......
16:52, 04/29/2019

'There are so many biases': inside the American foster care system A new documentary on the largest child protection agency in the US tells the stories of those who are often unheardSixteen-year-old Dasani sits in a room, his hands lightly twisting his hair. Breathing labored, he recounts the memories of the streets...
19:00, 05/06/2019

American's stabbing of German burglar deemed self-defense German authorities have dropped an investigation of a U.S. Army employee who killed a burglar during a home break-in, saying he acted within his rights to defend his family....
19:00, 05/08/2019

'Sister, where did you go?': the Native American women disappearing from US cities It is 10 years since Alyssa McLemore, 21, disappeared. Hers is just one of literally countless such cases across the US‘Essential first step’: Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Native womenAlyssa McLemore’s grandmother called to tel...
14:39, 05/01/2019

American’s stabbing of German burglar deemed self-defense BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have dropped an investigation of a U.S. Army employee who killed a burglar during a home break-in, saying he acted within his rights to defend his family. Prosecutors said the 41-year-old American fought off three mas...
18:13, 05/08/2019

The Latest: American among those killed in Russia plane fire A recent college graduate from New Mexico who had just landed a dream job was among those killed when a Russian plane burst into flames during an emergency landing in Moscow...
02:13, 05/07/2019

US hospital ship to deploy to Latin American in June WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says a U.S. Navy hospital ship is preparing to deploy to Latin America to provide medical services in countries where several million Venezuelans have taken refuge. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Tuesday...
22:00, 05/07/2019

58-Year-Old American Who Ran Secret Society Of Sex Slaves Goes On Trial The trial of an American "self-help" guru who ran a secretive society of women sex slaves branded with his initials begins Tuesday in New York, where his former female supporters may be called to......
20:39, 05/07/2019

American Airlines expects to lose $350 million because of 737 Max grounding American Airlines executives said Friday morning that they expect the continued ground of its Boeing 737 Max fleet to cost the company $350 million in 2019 income. The grounding as well as other factors cost the Southwest Airlines more than $200 mill...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Pakistani-American Man, Accused Of Links To Jaish, Arrested In US A 35-year-old Pakistani-American national has been arrested by the FBI on his arrival from Pakistan for being in contact with two UN-proscribed terror groups the ISISand the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM)....
07:52, 05/04/2019

Body of missing American found below waterfalls in Germany BERLIN (AP) — German police say the body of a 25-year-old American tourist who went missing last month has been found in the Bavarian Alps. Garmisch-Partenkirchen police said in a statement that investigators didn’t find evidence to indicate an...
19:26, 05/04/2019

American arrested over brutal murder of shopkeeper in Italy Italian police have arrested an American citizen on suspicion of brutally murdering a shopkeeper in the city of Viterbo, near Rome, authorities told CNN Sunday....
22:52, 05/05/2019

You don't need that: Average American spends almost $18,000 a year on nonessentials Americans are spending a lot on things they don't absolutely need, which comes at a cost of their important financial goals.        ...
14:26, 05/07/2019

22-Year-Old American Among Those Killed in Russia Plane Fire (SANTA FE, N.M.) — A recent college graduate from New Mexico who had just landed his dream job as a fishing guide in Russia was among those killed when an airliner burst into flames during an emergency landing in Moscow. Jeremy Brooks, 22, of S...
09:39, 05/07/2019

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent s...
14:26, 05/01/2019

Southwest Airlines mechanics dispute ends just as American's heats up Southwest Airlines Co's mechanics union said on Tuesday its members had overwhelmingly voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the airline, ending seven years of labor negotiations fraught with legal disputes and flight disruptions....
00:26, 05/22/2019

Alabama signs JUCO All-American forward James Rojas TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Junior college forward James Rojas has signed to play with Alabama. Rojas, whose signing was announced on Tuesday, is the Crimson Tide’s sixth signee and second transfer who will be eligible for coach Nate Oats’ fi...
19:52, 05/21/2019

American cannabis farmer could face death penalty in Myanmar A court in Myanmar has formally charged American man, John Frederic Todoroki, and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana -- with potential penalties ranging from five years’ imprisonment to death....
00:13, 05/22/2019

People Aren't Buying the American War Machine's Pitch for War With Iran If national security advisor John Bolton is Ahab, war with Iran has long been his Moby Dick. Now, Bolton’s dream of a new, disastrous conflict feels closer than ever to becoming reality....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Rolling Stones North American tour to start in Chicago NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones are ready to get back on the road after postponing their North American tour because Mick Jagger needed medical treatment . The rockers announced Thursday the No Filter tour will kick off in Chicago with two shows o...
14:13, 05/16/2019

US orders American civilians out of Iraq as tensions with Iran escalate HOW MANY TROOPS?: One thing seems clear this morning. The Pentagon has drawn up contingency plans to deploy thousands more U.S. troops to the Persian Gulf region to deter Iran if it commits any hostile action against American interests....
17:39, 05/15/2019

American start-up launches electrified classic Ford Bronco Zero Labs' re-engineered 1965 4x4 offers a 500% power increase and a five-speed manual gearbox California-based EV start-up Zero Labs Automotive has unveiled a re-engineered classic Ford Bronco with an electric powertrain.  The electric version of t...
14:39, 05/01/2019

American Axle Q1 net income falls 53% amid program changeovers The supplier said its financial results reflected customer downtime for two of its largest programs and lower light-vehicle production in North America, Europe and China....
23:39, 05/06/2019

In China, a Podcast Inspired by ‘This American Life’ Gives Voice to the Real Hundreds of thousands of listeners are drawn to the stories of ordinary people on “Gushi FM,” told with an authenticity that’s rare in China’s media landscape....
01:26, 05/13/2019

MEMA urges passage of North American trade deal The Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association, a major U.S. auto parts industry group, threw its weight behind President Trump's rewrite of the North American Free Trade Agreement, urging Congress to approve the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement "...
06:39, 05/03/2019

African-American strippers awarded more than $3 million in discrimination case Five African American dancers will split more than $3 million awarded to them Wednesday for back pay and suffering while working in a Mississippi strip club....
02:26, 05/19/2019

Next Stop: In Lexington, Selfies With American Pharoah, Then ‘Bourbon and Branch’ October is also racing season at Keeneland in Kentucky’s Bluegrass country, where farm visits, locavore restaurants and revived bourbon distilleries beckon....
01:26, 05/05/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' tops North American box office for 2nd weekend "Avengers: Endgame" is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend, earning an additional $145.8 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday....
01:39, 05/06/2019

‘I Did My Best to Stop American Foreign Policy’: Bernie Sanders on the 1980s In an interview, one of the leading candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination discusses his long-held opposition to war and his support for socialist leaders....
13:13, 05/18/2019

Iranian man given death penalty for 2012 murder of American woman TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s state-owned newspaper says the country’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an Iranian man accused of murdering an American woman during a robbery. The Saturday report by the “Iran” daily identified the accused only...
09:13, 05/18/2019

Report: Iran gives death penalty for American woman’s murder TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-owned newspaper says the country’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an Iranian man accused of murdering an American woman during a robbery. The Saturday report by the “Iran” dail...
08:13, 05/18/2019

Bill Bennett: Abortion issue is a 'grenade in American politics' Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett believes abortion is the "most divisive and difficult" issue in American politics, but emphasized that American voters tend to be in the middle on it. ...
23:39, 05/20/2019

American Idol Winner Laine Hardy: My Win Shows You Never Give Up You (probably) haven't seen the last of them--the American Idol judges--yet. Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie closed out their second season of American Idol on ABC--Laine......
00:13, 05/21/2019

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
15:13, 05/21/2019

Unearthed! The missing Native American city on the Great Plains Following an enigmatic map and the footsteps of an ill-fated conquistador, archaeologists may have unearthed one of the biggest pre-Columbian settlements in the US...
18:13, 04/28/2019

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

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

Our Man by George Packer review – Richard Holbrooke and American power An account of the major dilemmas, and egotism, of the top diplomat doubles as a dissection of America’s global statusOn the day Richard Holbrooke died, in 2010, he went to the White House in a last desperate attempt to meet Barack Obama. Holbrooke wa...
13:52, 05/02/2019

American pie and fish and chips: Fans celebrate royal birth Fans celebrated the arrival of the latest British royal, a son born to Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, by taking to the streets on Monday outside the royal castle in Windsor and Buckingham Palace......
20:39, 05/06/2019

"Victory For American Diplomacy": Mike Pompeo On UN Ban On Masood Azhar Masood Azhar being declared a global terrorist is "a victory for American diplomacy", US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted today after the Jaish-e-Mohammed chief was blacklisted by the UN......
09:00, 05/02/2019

American expands at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is expanding at its most profitable airport, opening 15 new gates at Dallas-Fort Worth International. American said the gates that opened Friday in Terminal E will let it add more than 100 daily flights on i...
22:39, 05/03/2019

House seeks to restore Central American aid, defying Trump A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee moved on Thursday toward restoring hundreds of millions of dollars of aid to Central America that was cut off by President Donald Trump, setting up a potential showdown with the White House....
21:52, 05/09/2019

Ireland Bars American Pastor Accused of Hate Speech In its first use of a 1999 law, the Irish government denied entry to Steven L. Anderson, an Arizona preacher accused of making anti-Semitic and homophobic statements....
19:39, 05/13/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh released from prison A California man captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban has been released from prison after nearly two decades in jail. But concerns remain as to whether he has abandoned his radical ideology....
22:13, 05/23/2019

North Korean Ship Seized by U.S. Arrives in American Samoa (PAGO PAGO, American Samoa) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived at the capital of this American territory, where it will undergo inspections. The Wise Honest...
16:39, 05/12/2019

N. Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American territory...
06:26, 05/12/2019

Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by George Packer – review A detailed portrait of the late American diplomat reveals a man whose vices and virtues echoed those of his countryNear the start of his account of ending the Bosnian conflict, Richard Holbrooke, arguably the most famous US diplomat since the cold wa...
14:00, 05/12/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released from prison A California man captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban is to be released from prison on Thursday after nearly two decades in jail. But concerns remain as to whether he has abandoned his radical ideology....
15:26, 05/23/2019

American leaders of Greek Orthodox Church quit their posts The US leaders of the Greek Orthodox Church — rocked by priest sex scandals, a financial crisis, and the building debacle at the World Trade Center site — have quit. Archbishop Demetrios, 91, who has helmed the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America s...
00:26, 05/12/2019

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison -Washington Post John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was released early from federal prison on Thursday, the Washington Post reported, citing Lindh's lawyer....
17:26, 05/23/2019

‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh released from prison Notorious “American Taliban” John Walker Lindh — who abandoned his country to train with Osama bin Laden — has been released from an Indiana prison. The 38-year-old from Northern California served 17 years of a 20-year sentence and was re...
17:39, 05/23/2019

Restrictive Mexican visas keep Central American migrants away from U.S. border Mexico has released hundreds of migrants from a detention center near Guatemala's border, but regional visitor visas keep them away from the United States....
12:39, 05/09/2019

Kim Jong Un wants American basketball players to visit North Korea At least it’s one way he’s on the ball! North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un begged the US to send a team of “famous basketball players” as an assist to diplomatic relations, according to a report. The quirky dictator — alre...
21:13, 05/10/2019

Trump’s Latin American allies want change in Venezuela, but not U.S. intervention The history of U.S. invasion and occupation in the region is long and unlamented. Even those leaders who might be happy to see President Nicolás Maduro ousted with U.S. force believe there would be a heavy price to pay among their own constituents....
18:26, 05/09/2019

American announces 16 new routes, including flights to Caribbean, Mexico American Airlines has announced 16 new routes, including seasonal service to Caribbean beaches and a return to Acapulco, Mexico, after eight years.        ...
20:13, 05/10/2019

Man Known as ‘American Taliban,’ John Walker Lindh, Is Freed From Prison Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the Taliban....
20:00, 05/23/2019

American educator Khan wins prestigious Spanish prize MADRID (AP) — American educator Salman Khan and his Khan Academy online platform that offers free classes worldwide have won Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for international cooperation. The Khan Academy’s videos on YouTube have been ...
14:52, 05/08/2019

American Gibbs pulls out of French Open after cancer diagnosis American Nicole Gibbs said on Monday she will miss the rest of the clay court season including this month's French Open after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer....
04:00, 05/14/2019

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison amid concerns John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Unseeded American Kudla upsets 5th-seeded Edmund in Munich Unseeded American player Denis Kudla upset fifth-seeded Kyle Edmund 6-4, 6-3 to reach the second round of the Munich Open Tuesday        ...
19:26, 04/30/2019

Blink-182 and Lil Wayne plan joint North American tour Blink-182 and Lil Wayne, Lenny Kravitz, Chris Isaak, Incubus, Rhett & Link, the Try Guys, Stone Temple Pilots and Toto announced dates for Phoenix.        ...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Anita Hill, Bon Woodward honored at annual PEN American gala NEW YORK (AP) — Anita Hill, Bob Woodward and three Saudi Arabian dissidents were among those honored at the annual gala hosted by PEN America, the literary and human rights organization. Hill, best known for testifying in 1991 that then-Supreme Court...
08:13, 05/22/2019

The State Department Is Dead Set on Stripping a Gay Couple's Son of American Citizenship The State Department appealed a February decision by a federal judge that a gay couple’s twin sons did not need to both be biological children of the American parent to be granted birthright citizenship, the Daily Beast reported. The appeal come year...
00:13, 05/08/2019

U.S. cyber spies unmasked many more American identities in 2018: U.S. report U.S. cyber spies last year unmasked the identities of nearly 17,000 U.S. citizens or residents who were in contact with foreign intelligence targets, a sharp increase from previous years attributed partly to hacking and other malicious cyber activity...
22:52, 04/30/2019

John Walker Lindh, known as the ‘American Taliban,’ set to be released from prison John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison....
01:00, 05/23/2019

American Airlines asks court to stop alleged maintenance slowdown American Airlines Group Inc said on Monday it has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, accusing the workers of an illegal slowdown aimed at disrupting operations to improve their position in prolonged labor talks....
23:13, 05/20/2019

African-American fashion magazine 'Ebony' photos on show in Berlin US magazines "Ebony" and "Jet" have influenced generations of black Americans. Former president Barack Obama is no exception. An exhibition in Berlin shows treasures from the archive of the magazine's publisher....
12:26, 05/03/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Islamic militant group, was released from federal prison Thursday...
17:52, 05/23/2019

John Walker Lindh, Man Dubbed ‘American Taliban,’ Set to Be Released After 17 Years (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison. But co...
20:26, 05/22/2019

At a Historic Moment for Asian-American Candidates, Andrew Yang Leans In One of three presidential candidates with roots in the Asian-American and Pacific-Islander community, Mr. Yang has unabashedly embraced his heritage....
12:13, 05/22/2019

American Airlines union: blaming pilots for Boeing 737 Max crashes 'inexcusable' Allied Pilots Association says jetmaker’s anti-stall software forced plane into such an aggressive dive pilots could not recoverAmerican Airlines’ pilots’ union has hit back at Boeing for insinuating that some responsibility for the two crashes of it...
19:39, 05/23/2019

200 Women's Hockey Players Pledge To Boycott North American Pro Leagues In an announcement today, 200 women’s hockey players—among them Team USA stars Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield—pledged to boycott all North American professional women’s hockey leagues until those leagues start paying players livable wages....
01:26, 05/03/2019

He’s One of the Biggest Backers of Trump’s Push to Protect American Steel. And He’s Canadian. Barry Zekelman’s campaign to fight imports is a case study in how to gain access in Washington. His company is the largest steel industry donor to the president’s political operation....
19:52, 05/20/2019

Women’s hockey stars demand one North American league with boycott Tired of the status quo and low pay, more than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players announced Thursday they will not play at all this year in an attempt to establish a single, economically viable professional league in North America. &#...
23:52, 05/02/2019

Afro-American fashion magazine 'Ebony' photos on show in Berlin US magazines "Ebony" and "Jet" have influenced generations of Afro-Americans. Former president Barack Obama is no exception. An exhibition in Berlin shows treasures from the archive of magazine publisher John H. Johnson....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Mexico wants U.S. backing for development plan to stem Central American migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he had ordered his foreign minister to seek a pact with the United States, Canada and other nations in support of a development plan for Central America to control immigration....
01:26, 05/21/2019

An American tourist is accused of killing a hotel worker in Anguilla. He says it was self-defense A vacationing Connecticut man is accused of killing a worker at a resort on the eastern Caribbean island of Anguilla, according to local authorities....
19:26, 04/28/2019

A Native American woman's brutal murder could lead to a life-saving law Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind’s murder sparked outrage in the US. A bill named after her aims to address the crisis of violence against native womenThere was heartbreak across Indian Country in August 2017 when the body of 22-year-old Savanna LaFontain...
08:13, 05/02/2019

'The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists' Review: Finding Beauty in the Details Unlike the Hudson River School, which explored vastness and grandeur, this movement focused on works, usually modest in size, that were candid studies of scenery, frequently wooded, with sun-dappled verdure faithfully recorded down to the veins and t...
21:26, 04/28/2019

Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots. It’s a Movement That’s Inching Forward. Professional sports teams and big college sports programs have often resisted calls to rethink their names and logos. But at local levels, lawmakers have had more success....
16:39, 05/22/2019

Iran youth will witness demise of Israel, 'American civilization': Khamenei Iran's youth will witness the demise of Israel and American civilization, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday in comments published on his official website....
07:13, 05/23/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Islamic militant group, is set to be released from federal prison Thursday...
13:26, 05/23/2019

Would American Psycho be published today? How shocking books have changed with their readers Do disturbing novels reflect an extreme reality or are they just titillation? Hanya Yanagihara, Leïla Slimani and others on why they set out to shock usBret Easton Ellis received 13 death threats before American Psycho was even published. He had to s...
14:13, 05/02/2019

American Jews experiencing 'near-historic levels' of anti-Semitism, ADL reports Anti-Semitic assaults more than doubled, and the U.S. Jewish community experienced “near-historic levels” of anti-Semitism in 2018, according to a report released Tuesday by the Anti-Defamation League....
13:26, 05/01/2019

American Fugitive review – homage to old-school Grand Theft Auto PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch; Fallen Tree Games/Curve DigitalThis top-down retro journey into the 1980s criminal underworld pairs car chases and con artistryWill Riley has made some bad choices. Friend to lowlifes of various persuasio...
21:26, 05/21/2019

WRAPUP 2-Southwest Airlines mechanics dispute ends just as American's heats up Southwest Airlines Co's mechanics union said on Tuesday its members had overwhelmingly voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the airline, ending seven years of labor negotiations fraught with legal disputes and flight disruptions....
23:00, 05/21/2019

In the Mediterranean, US aircraft carrier operations serve as floating American diplomacy For the first time since 2016, the United States is deploying two Nimitz class aircraft carriers, the John C. Stennis and the Abraham Lincoln, showing Moscow that the United States will not in any way back down in this important geopolitical area. CN...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Iran Drone Video Of American Carrier Appears "Years Old": US Navy Footage of an American aircraft carrier in the Gulf which Iran claimed it shot with a drone in the Gulf appears to be "several years old", the US Navy has said....
12:13, 04/29/2019

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh Released From Prison: Reports John Walker Lindh, the US Muslim convert who came to be known as the "American Taliban" after being captured while fighting in Afghanistan in 2001, was released from prison Thursday after serving 17......
16:00, 05/23/2019

American slashes fees to check sports and music gear (but not antlers) American Airlines has slashed fees for surf boards, skis and other oversize sports equipment as well as music gear. United last year took a similar step cutting fees on checked surf boards for travelers flying to and from California....
14:26, 05/21/2019

American just made it cheaper to travel with bikes, surfboards, skis and tubas American Airlines will now charge standard checked bag fees for items including bikes, surfboards and skis.        ...
17:26, 05/21/2019

American Express can surge 22% as company sales remain strong, analyst says Investors should buy shares of American Express as the credit card company's sales will keep growing at a fast pace thanks to a strong consumer, an analyst at Morgan Stanley said Thursday....
18:39, 04/28/2019

American Airlines opens 15 new gates at DFW, plans 100 new daily flights by June Those 15 new gates at Dallas Fort WORTH will allow American Airlines to operate 100 extra daily regional flights on its American Eagle affiliate.        ...
01:00, 05/04/2019

Harley-Davidson has been around for 116 years — but the iconic American company is facing new challenges (HOG) Getty Images Harley-Davidson has been around since 1903. The motorcycle manufacturer has seen it all — including two world wars — but the company is now up against new challenges. But the brand remains an American icon and its history is...
03:52, 05/04/2019

North Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa A North Korean ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American territory....
07:52, 05/12/2019

American senator pleads for children’s protection in anti-lootbox bill American government officials have finally taken their shot at video game lootboxes. Specifically, Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri announced his intention to introduce the “The Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act” to the US Senate. This is the...
04:00, 05/09/2019

This American Carnage exclusive puts a leash on an exposed undercover agent A good crime story keeps readers on their toes with twists that shift the direction of the story, and Vertigo’s American Carnage has consistently delivered in this respect. Written by Bryan Edward Hill with art by Leandro Fernández, colorist Dean Whi...
21:52, 05/13/2019

Fired by Trump: former US attorney Preet Bharara on American justice – podcast The ‘sheriff of Wall Street’, who took on mafia bosses and terrorists in court, looks back on his career. Plus: Tim Gordon on the silencing of the oceansPreet Bharara rose to become one of the best-known lawyers of his generation. Nicknamed “the sher...
07:00, 05/06/2019

Trump cools trade war by lifting North American metal tariffs Steel and aluminium imports from Mexico and Canada affectedTrump pauses implementation of auto tariffs on EU and JapanThe Trump administration moved to cool the simmering trade war with its major trading partners on Friday, ending tariffs on metal im...
23:39, 05/17/2019

Traces of five drugs found on 1000-year-old South American ritual kit Cocaine and components of ayahuasca were detected on an ancient pouch found in Bolivia, providing evidence of hallucinogen use in pre-Columbian times...
21:26, 05/06/2019

Logic announces 'Confessions of a Dangerous Mind' North American tour Rapper Logic has announced a new North American fall tour in support of his recently released fifth studio album titled "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind."...
23:00, 05/13/2019

1st Woman To Land On Moon Will Be American: US Vice President Mike Pence The United States is planning another space mission to the moon, Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday, asserting that the first woman to land on Earth's natural satellite will be an American....
06:52, 05/07/2019

Let's Remember Some Guys: Topps Apparently Made American Gladiators Cards Of the, let’s say, three jokes that I make during the pre-credit portions of Let’s Remember Some Guys episodes, the one that I like best involves hinting that the episodes are filmed either in my actual home or in the shared pastel dormitory in which...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Teen American Recruiter For Lashkar Admits To Helping Terror Group A teenage American recruiter for the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has admitted in a Texas federal court that he was guilty of a conspiracy to help the terrorist organisation, according to John......
08:00, 05/09/2019

Women’s hockey stars announce boycott of North American pro league The National Women’s Hockey League is the lone surviving top-level outfit in North America, and most players lack health insurance benefits and can earn as little as $2,000 in a season....
18:13, 05/02/2019

Seized North Korean cargo ship arrives in American Samoa A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. under suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrives in the capital of American Samoa.        ...
06:52, 05/13/2019

2 French Soldiers Killed Freeing American and 3 Other Hostages in West Africa (PARIS) — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the U.S., France and South Korea who were kidnapped in neighboring Benin. In a statement Friday, Frenc...
16:13, 05/10/2019

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

Chinese-American pride celebrated in 150th anniversary of Transcontinental Railroad Connie Young Yu says that when her parents joined a delegation of fellow Chinese-Americans attending a 1969 event commemorating the centennial of the first U.S. Transcontinental Railroad, they were snubbed, upstaged by Hollywood star John Wayne....
01:13, 05/10/2019

West Point to graduate record number of African American women Thirty-four cadets at West Point, the U.S. Army’s military academy, will make history as they graduate next week. This year’s graduating class boasts more African American women than ever....
02:26, 05/19/2019

Trump's new plan to aid American farmers faces many hurdles, says ex-USDA chief Former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told CNBC that the Trump administration has "very limited options" for a new trade relief program for U.S. farmers and may require congressional authorization....
21:52, 05/10/2019

‘The Most Amazing Man,’ Friends Honor 22-Year-Old American Killed In Russian Plane Crash Jeremy Brooks, a 22 year-old American, was among the 41 people who died when a Russian plane burst into flames while making an emergency landing in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday. The recent graduate of Colorado College was on his way ...
19:13, 05/07/2019

Economist, prominent UN figure blames American sanctions for thousands of deaths in Venezuela A top economist who has worked for years with the United Nations is claiming that U.S. sanctions are responsible for more than 40,000 deaths in Venezuela and that such actions are illegal under international and U.S. law -- his latest attack on the T...
22:39, 05/07/2019

John Walker Lindh, an American who joined the Taliban, to be freed from Indiana prison John Walker Lindh, a Californian captured in the Middle East, has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for supporting the Taliban regime.        ...
18:39, 05/22/2019

Meghan Markle will keep American traditions, 'bring her own sense of parenting,' royal expert says Meghan Markle hasn’t been afraid to break tradition as a member of the British royal family and we can expect for her to do exactly the same with baby Sussex....
11:22, 04/30/2019

Average American couch is 6 years old, has nursed you through 21 sick days, study finds A study examining the lifespan and usage of the average American couch (among other home furnishings) unearthed how many life moments happen on those cushions. ...
12:39, 05/01/2019

American Airlines Pilots Confronted Boeing About Safety Issues Before Ethiopia Crash The American Airlines pilots union confronted Boeing over possible safety issues in the 737 Max prior to the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash in March, audio recordings from a November 2018 closed-door meeting between the pilots and Boeing executives r...
19:39, 05/15/2019

Dave Chappelle to receive the 2019 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Chappelle, who stands among the most lauded and oft-quoted stand-up comedians of his generation, will now add comedy's most prestigious award to his accolades....
20:14, 05/07/2019

American driver plows through cars, people during wild chase near US-Mexico border An American man was arrested after crashing into more than a dozen vehicles, running over five people and sending food cars careening out of control Monday near the busiest land border crossing between the U.S. and Mexico, Mexican police said. The Ti...
20:52, 05/14/2019

North American markets rally after enduring deep hit due to escalating U.S.-China trade war The partial recovery was spurred by tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said the U.S. was in a "much better position" to strike a deal....
00:00, 05/15/2019

John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Set to Leave Federal Prison This Week The release of John Walker Lindh, captured during the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, is highlighting questions about his reintegration into society....
05:26, 05/22/2019

Geraldo Rivera: Joe Biden is Democrats' 'best hope' to galvanize African-American voters Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera said former Vice President Joe Biden was the "best hope" for Democrats to galvanize African-American voters in the 2020 presidential campaign....
03:52, 04/30/2019

Mom thanks American Airlines crew, flyers for saving her baby's life after mid-air seizure A mother had the scare of a lifetime during a recent American Airlines flight when her baby started seizing shortly before landing in Dallas.        ...
17:39, 04/29/2019

Release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh from prison is unconscionable, says Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the release of John Walker Lindh, dubbed the "American Taliban," an "unexplainable and unconscionable" decision....
20:26, 05/23/2019

President Trump Says U.S. Will Buy American Farmers’ Crops to Offset China Trade Losses President Donald Trump said that the U.S. will boost its purchases of domestic farm products for humanitarian aid in an effort to offset lost demand from China as trade tensions flare between the nations. Trump said on Twitter on Friday that the U.S...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Climate change triggered South American population decline 8,000 years ago, study says Some 8,000 years ago, South American's climate suddenly shifted. According to a new study, the abrupt change precipitated a decline among the continent's human populations....
19:00, 05/09/2019

‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh wrote in letter that ISIS was ‘doing a spectacular job’ Notorious “American Taliban” John Walker Lindh, who was released from prison Thursday, has expressed support for ISIS, saying the terror group was “doing a spectacular job,” according to a newly released letter. “The Islamic State is clearly ve...
17:39, 05/23/2019

Half of American adults expect war with Iran 'within next few years': Reuters/Ipsos poll Half of all Americans believe that the United States will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll released on Tuesday amid increased tensions between the two countries....
00:13, 05/22/2019

Detained American Paul Whelan's employer has Russian business ties BorgWarner helped Paul Whelan get into Russia by sponsoring a visa. He told his lawyers his arrest might be tied to politics involving U.S. sanctions.        ...
20:13, 05/11/2019

John Walker Lindh, American who became Taliban fighter, released from prison after 17 years A California man dubbed the "American Taliban" following his capture on a battlefield in Afghanistan in 2001 was released from prison Thursday after serving 17 years, according to media reports.        ...
16:13, 05/23/2019

Trump Just Told Americans Not to Buy American Products Because He Doesn't Understand How Tariffs Work President Donald Trump was finishing up his Monday morning—this was, of course, after he’d pistol-whipped a panda to death and drank the rancid blood of an owl—and was ready to call it a day when he asked to borrow Jared Kushner’s phone to send a few...
22:26, 05/13/2019

How one All-American aided NFL hopeful Jon Reschke's path to atonement after racial slur Linebacker Jon Reschke got advice from All-American Greg Jones in his journey back to Michigan State. Now he hopes NFL teams see his atonement.        ...
22:13, 04/28/2019

Who gets hurt by China's new tariffs on American goods? Farmers and chemical makers China's announcement that it's raising a tariffs on US imports to up to 25% poses a further threat to farmers, manufacturers and other businesses        ...
00:13, 05/14/2019

The Fed is preparing the American financial system to withstand climate change, Jerome Powell says Powell wrote that the Federal Reserve viewed climate risks through the lens of potential "shocks to the system" in the form of severe weather events, rather than as a systemic vulnerability....
22:52, 05/07/2019

A city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
20:26, 05/23/2019

CORRECTED-EMERGING MARKETS-Latin American currencies firm against stronger dollar Most Latin American currencies firmed on Tuesday, with Mexico's peso cutting some losses to trade marginally higher against a stronger dollar. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday said he would discuss ways to reduce the tax burden of...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Gorsuch sides with Supreme Court liberals on Native American treaty case Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch joined liberal justices in a 5-4 decision that upheld hunting rights for Native Americans against Wyoming under a 19th-century treaty signed before it became a state....
22:26, 05/20/2019

Ice hockey: Top women's players form union, seek North American league Top women's hockey players from around the world have formed a union to support the creation of a viable women's professional league in North America, they said on Monday....
23:26, 05/20/2019

John Walker Lindh, American ex-Taliban militant, set to walk free Thursday The militant known as American Taliban is set to be released from a U.S. federal prison Thursday despite fresh concerns from lawmakers over the “security and safety implications” of such a move – as they say he continues to “openly call for extremist...
18:26, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Tensions with China help U.S. see importance of North American trade -Mexican official Tense U.S.-China relations are helping the United States understand the importance of a North American trade bloc, a senior Mexican diplomat said on Friday, after negotiating a deal that ended steel tariffs in the region....
04:13, 05/18/2019

U.S. Officials Raise Alarm of Iranian Threat Targeting American Troops in Iraq The White House and Pentagon made the decision after seeing intelligence that showed new activity on the part of Iranian forces since Friday, officials said....
20:13, 05/06/2019

Peru's Vizcarra says China might partner on mega South American railway project Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra told Reuters on Friday that China might partner with Bolivia and Peru on a massive intercontinental railway project that Peru once dismissed as too costly when pitched by China nearly three years ago....
04:13, 05/18/2019

Father of CIA officer slain after 9/11 calls for Trump to block release of 'American Taliban' The father of CIA officer Johnny "Mike" Spann, the first American to be killed in action after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, has blasted the scheduled release this month of John Walker Lindh, the so-called American Taliban who was part of a prison upri...
15:26, 05/02/2019

American Airlines asks court to block disruptive 'slowdown' by mechanics unions American Airlines Group Inc has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, asking the court to halt what it called an illegal slowdown that it said on Monday threatened to disrupt U.S. summer travel....
05:39, 05/21/2019

Pilot cites lightning strike; American among dead in Moscow crash that killed 41 The Aeroflot captain who landed a fiery Superjet 100 says a lightning strike and full fuel tanks may have led to the inferno that killed 41 people.        ...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Behind Picket Fences: In Sam Kebede’s EthiopianAmerica, the American Dream Masks a Common Nightmare There is palpable energy prior to a theatrical production; a current of excitement that buzzes through an audience anticipating new work on the stage. At the press night for EthiopianAmerica, the newest production from the Chicago-based Definition Th...
04:13, 05/16/2019

Temptation to 'game the system' could derail US-China trade deal, says former American official A trade deal between the United States and China — which is reportedly around the corner — might be derailed by a "temptation to game the system," according to a former U.S. diplomat and ambassador....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Sanders defends '80s support for left-wing regimes: ‘I did my best to stop American foreign policy’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Friday defended his support of left-wing regimes and anti-war activism in the 1980s, saying “I did my best” to stop American foreign policy during the administration of former President Ronald Reagan....
23:52, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-American Airlines asks court to block disruptive 'slowdown' by mechanics unions American Airlines Group Inc has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, asking the court to halt what it called an illegal slowdown that it said on Monday threatened to disrupt U.S. summer travel....
01:00, 05/21/2019

North American drilling boom threatens big blow to climate efforts, study finds More than half the world’s new pipelines in the US and CanadaPipelines ‘locking in huge emissions for 40 to 50 years at a time’More than half of the world’s new oil and gas pipelines are located in North America, with a boom in US oil and gas drillin...
14:52, 05/01/2019

The director of American Psycho seeks empathy with the devil in Manson Family drama Charlie Says Mary Harron’s film adaptation of American Psycho has been celebrated for taking the blunt-force satire of its source material and sharpening it to a fine, feminist edge. Her latest, the Manson Family drama Charlie Says, similarly revolves around a ho...
00:52, 05/09/2019

Johns Hopkins hospital sued poor and African American patients, study shows Baltimore hospital filed 2,400 lawsuits often against poor and black patients for unpaid medical bills between 2009 and 2018Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, filed more than 2,000 lawsuits often against poor and African American patients...
22:00, 05/15/2019

How IHOP Became a Pre-Dawn Meal Staple for Some American Muslims Observing the Holy Month of Ramadan As most American Muslims prepare to start the holy month of Ramadan this coming Sunday, an interesting phenomenon has been noted in the Washington, D.C., area among those looking to fill up for their pre-dawn suhoor meal before they fast all during d...
13:00, 05/04/2019

Sanders distances himself from 2011 editorial on his Senate website praising the American dream in Venezuela As the political situation in Venezuela deteriorates, an editorial endorsed by presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., that praised the socialist country as a place where the "American dream is more apt to be realized" in 2011....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Senators demand answers over early release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh Senators have told the head of the Federal Bureau of Prisons to explain why 'American Taliban' fighter John Walker Lindh is to be released this week two-and-a-half years before the end of his sentence....
23:39, 05/21/2019

Florida Lawmaker Warns That Arming Teachers Puts African-American Students at Risk The Florida House sent a measure allowing teachers to be armed to the governor after a long and emotional debate about the intersection of gun laws and race....
00:26, 05/03/2019

Lindsey Graham warns of ‘overwhelming military response’ if Iran attacks American interests Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday that the US should attack Iran if the Islamic Republic followed through on threats against Americans or America’ s interests. “The fault lies with the Iranians, not the United States or any other nation. If the Iranian...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Dave Chappelle to receive the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Dave Chappelle has cautiously dipped his toe back into public life a few times in the last few years, after more or less disappearing when he quit his extremely lucrative and demanding Comedy Central show. Just since 2017, though, he hosted SNL, laun...
00:26, 05/08/2019

‘Most Important Woman in American Political History.’ Nancy Pelosi Set to Receive JFK Profile in Courage Award (BOSTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being honored with the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. Pelosi is being recognized for her efforts to pass former President Barack Obama’s 2010 health care law and for helping Democra...
18:00, 05/19/2019

American hostage among four freed in western Africa following French special forces raid; two soldiers killed An American is among of group of four hostages who have been freed in Western Africa following a French special forces military operation, the European country’s government announced Friday....
15:39, 05/10/2019

French postal worker who never knew his U.S. serviceman father finally tracks down American siblings thanks to DNA test A French man spent his whole life searching for his father who he knew only as an American solider without a name; 75 years later, a DNA test reunites him with his brother living in South Carolina, who never knew he existed....
02:39, 05/21/2019

American killed in Russian jet fire was recent college grad bound for dream job as fishing guide The lone American to die in the fiery crash landing of an Aeroflot jet in Moscow was bound for his dream job as a fly-fishing guide in Russia.        ...
22:13, 05/07/2019

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
03:52, 05/23/2019

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

'American Ninja Warrior' host Akbar Gbajabiamila's simple money secret: Live within your means Akbar Gbajabiamila came from South Central Los Angeles to become an NFL player and TV host. During that time, he formed ideas about money that he still carries with him today....
02:52, 05/07/2019

American Airlines blames mechanics for 2,200 flight delays, cancellations, warns of summer travel trouble American Airlines says a slowdown by mechanics led to nearly 2,200 flight cancellations, delays since February and has intensified.        ...
17:26, 05/21/2019

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

Bureau of Prisons confirms release of ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield in 2001 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Bureau of Prisons confirms release of ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield in 2001....
17:13, 05/23/2019

Terrorism joke gets cops called on Egyptian-American comedian Ahmed Ahmed An Egyptian-American comedian had the cops called on him after a stand-up set in Florida over the weekend — when an audience member took his joke about terrorism seriously. Funnyman Ahmed Ahmed, 48, told The Post the ordeal started when told a ...
23:00, 05/14/2019

American Airlines calls video of dispute with agent 'extremely concerning' An American Airlines agent allegedly called a man a "killer" after he identified himself as a police officer.        ...
05:39, 05/07/2019

Asian, Asian American heroes to power Marvel comics series Asian superheroes — assemble. Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented team-up of its mightiest Asian and Asian American heroes, also known as the new Agents of Atlas. The publishing giant told The Associated Press Thursday that established ic...
17:13, 05/23/2019

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
11:00, 05/23/2019

'American Idol': Ranking the Top 6 contestants, including frontrunner Alejandro Aranda As the second season of ABC's revival of "American Idol" enters its final weeks, we rank the Top 6 contestants left in the competition.        ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

GOP lawmaker on Iran threat: Directive was to 'kill and kidnap American soldiers' An Iranian military leader told proxy militias: 'We are getting ready to have a proxy war and target Americans,' a top GOP lawmaker said Friday.        ...
22:13, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Maximum Security’s legacy could ultimately be as significant American Pharoah’s Just days after winning the Kentucky Derby, only to be disqualified, Maximum Security settled in at Monmouth Park as change engulfs horse racing.        ...
16:52, 05/07/2019

Deepest dump? American explorer spots plastic garbage in world's deepest ocean We know Mount Everest is littered with tons of trash. Now we know garbage has also been spotted at the world's deepest ocean depth.        ...
22:26, 05/14/2019

'American Idol': Southern heartthrob Laine Hardy pulls off stunning win over Alejandro Aranda The rebooted "American Idol" ended its second season on ABC Sunday night, with Southern rocker Laine Hardy besting viral star Alejandro Aranda.        ...
06:13, 05/20/2019

'American Idol': Judges vote to save Laci Kaye Booth after shocking elimination Sunday's "American Idol" ended with a surprising twist of events, as judges opted not to save a longtime front-runner in the competition.        ...
05:26, 05/06/2019

'American Idol': Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon channels Freddie Mercury with emotional Queen cover It was "Queen" night on Sunday's "American Idol," which saw two more contestants pack their bags as the singing competition heats up.        ...
06:39, 04/29/2019

'American Idol': Contestants make Elton John's discography their own; field down to Top 3 In the final episode before this season's two-part finale, the Top 5 "American Idol" contestants dazzled by making Elton John's discography their own.        ...
05:26, 05/13/2019

American CEO: 'I don't know … that any amount of marketing' can reassure flyers on 737 Max American CEO Doug Parker said marketing won't convince skittish travelers, but if pilots board, travelers should know Boeing 737 Max is "100% safe.''        ...
15:13, 05/23/2019

Laine Hardy talks his 'American Idol' win, Elvis influence and 'Vampire Diaries' obsession Hours after he was crowned the next "American Idol," country crooner Laine Hardy talks to USA TODAY about the season and what's next for him.        ...
23:26, 05/20/2019

Maddie Poppe on new album, 'American Idol' finale drama: 'The situation speaks for itself' Last year's "American Idol" winner Maddie Poppe opens up about her debut album "Whirlwind," boyfriend Caleb Lee Hutchinson and complicated feelings about this Sunday's finale.        ...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Environmental Financial Products, LLC (EFP) and CBOE Holdings (CBOE) Announce December 11 Launch of American Financial Exchange (AFX) CHICAGO, IL -- November 10, 2015 -- Environmental Financial Products, LLC (EFP) and CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) today announced plans to launch the American Financial Exchange (AFX), an electronic marketplace for small and mid-sized banks to lend and ...
03:13, 05/02/2019

Gerard Butler, Gerard Butler's horrible American accent star in the trailer for Angel Has Fallen Shit always seems to be falling around Secret Service agent Mike Banning, whether it’s Olympuses, or Londons, or what have you. Now Mike himself—still played by Gerard Butler, still doing an American accent he apparently learned by watching Christian...
07:00, 05/17/2019

10 best-selling military books for Memorial Day, including 'Unbroken,' 'American Sniper' Take a look at the top-selling nonfiction, military titles that have appeared on our best-selling books list over the past 25 years.        ...
17:26, 05/23/2019

ABC renews 'The Rookie,' 'Fresh Off the Boat,' 'American Housewife,' 'Single Parents' ABC Friday renewed five series: 'The Rookie,' 'Fresh Off the Boat,' 'American Housewife,' 'Bless This Mess' and 'Single Parents.'        ...
22:52, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Nordstrom first-quarter results disappoint, cuts 2019 forecast Department store operator Nordstrom Inc on Tuesday cut its forecast for full-year sales and profit after reporting weaker than expected first-quarter results that were hurt by the roll out of a new loyalty program and slow sales of full-priced women'...
00:52, 05/22/2019

Mystery Made by Google device surfaces at the FCC Google has a new device up its sleeves and it is a wireless Bluetooth device with the model number of G022A. That information was discovered on the FCC's website (via 9to5 Google) and the model number suggests that this is a Made by Google item. In f...
01:26, 05/22/2019

PSG & Man City are damaging football - La Liga chief Javier Tebas "La Liga president Javier Tebas has slammed Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain for inflicting \"massive damage\" on European football with their spending."...
01:39, 05/22/2019

Joe Biden responds to Trump's claim he 'deserted' Pennsylvania: 'I've never forgotten where I came from' Joe Biden responded Tuesday to President Donald Trump's claim that the former vice president "deserted" Pennsylvania, a critical battleground state in the 2020 presidential election....
01:39, 05/22/2019

Trump aides DeStefano, Knight to depart White House DeStefano is expected to advise a number of companies, including Juul, the e-cigarette company, while helping on the president’s reelection campaign. Knight is expected to move on to an unspecified job in the private sector....
01:52, 05/22/2019

DJ Khaled on new album, Nipsey Hussle's last verse and Rihanna's fashion ambition DJ Khaled says the reaction to his latest album, "Father of Asahd," has been "incredible." He also reveals his feelings on having the last official Nipsey Hussle verse and why Rihanna's moves in the fashion industry are "inspiring." (May 21) &#...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Google Failed to Fully Secure G Suite Passwords For 14 Years Google revealed a bug on Tuesday that left enterprise G Suite passwords stored incorrectly for the last 14 years so that they were encrypted but unhashed. It’s a bug that could have allowed Google employees to access credentials — but Google was quic...
02:00, 05/22/2019

This $26 Laser Distance Measure Does the Math For You Only luddites use tape measures anymore. This laser distance measurer takes instant distance readings of up to 196', and includes several built-in area calculation functions, in case you’re a little rusty on your middle school geometry. Get it fo...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Here's Ben Carson Revealing His Staggering Ignorance About His Own Job Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is probably the universe’s greatest living proof that a person can be brilliant in one respect (brain surgery) and a total dumdum in another (housing and also urban development)....
02:00, 05/22/2019

New federal charges filed in California synagogue shooting SAN DIEGO (AP) — New federal charges have been filed against a man suspected of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue, killing one person and wounding three others. A federal grand jury on Tuesday handed up a revised indictment against John...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Save a Few Bucks On Ecobee Smart Thermostats, Today Only While they don’t have the brand recognition of Nest’s learning Thermostat, Ecobee’s smart thermostats one-up their most popular competitor by pairing with wireless remote sensors that you can place elsewhere in your house, giving them a more accurate...
02:26, 05/22/2019

A web browser you forgot existed might soon be faster than Chrome Mozilla has dramatically changed the look and feel of its browser since the introduction of Firefox Quantum two years ago now — a release that prefaced the arrival of other new features that promote privacy and speed, like an extension that mak...
02:26, 05/22/2019

Scary Stories director André Øvredal steps over to Stephen King's The Long Walk According to Deadline, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark director André Øvredal has signed on to direct The Long Walk, an adaptation of the old Stephen King/Richard Bachman book of the same name. We still don’t know for sure how good his Scary Storie...
03:13, 05/22/2019

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
03:26, 05/22/2019

Arthur: Alabama bans episode of kids' show featuring same-sex wedding Episode was deemed inappropriate for the state’s young viewers by Alabama Public TelevisionAlabama Public Television has refused to air a recent episode of a children’s program that featured a same-sex wedding.An episode of the popular animated serie...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Alaska's Taquan Air suspends operations after two deadly floatplane crashes in one week All Taquan Air commuter and sightseeing flights have been cancelled indefinitely, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday.        ...
05:13, 05/22/2019

OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all of the people they regard as political prisoners, following the death of a U.S. citizen in prison last...
05:13, 05/22/2019

Avenatti expects imminent indictment in Nike extortion case Attorney Michael Avenatti says he expects to be indicted in New York in the coming days following his March arrest on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike....
05:26, 05/22/2019

Boost in exports will lead economy out of the recession, says OECD The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is optimistic for the recovery of the Argentine economy, hinging on an increase in exports to strengthen growth....
05:26, 05/22/2019

News to Me: Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch Denies She Pushed Comey to Downplay Probe Into Clinton Emails Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, testifying before Congress last year about how the probe into Hillary Clinton’s email use was handled, said she never told ex FBI chief James Comey to downplay the investigation by referring to it as a “mat...
06:13, 05/22/2019

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protest in the streets of Jakarta. The city's governor reported six people killed and many more injured....
06:39, 05/22/2019

This iconic mountain retreat is turning 150 This year, Mohonk Mountain House rings in its 150th year in operation. The iconic sprawling resort in New Paltz, near Poughkeepsie, has a year-long roster of celebratory activities and special events. Its founders, the Smiley family, will join histor...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Tencent chief says he's watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war "We are also constantly watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war," Ma said Tuesday, according to a CNBC translation of his Chinese remarks published by a locak news outlet....
07:13, 05/22/2019

Adidas, Nike, PUMA Say New Tariffs On China Would Be 'Catastrophic' Adidas, Nike and PUMA on Tuesday urged US President Donald Trump to prevent the shoe industry from falling victim to the trade war with China, saying new tariffs could be "catastrophic."...
07:26, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Police chief says 6 reported dead in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 2 p.m. Indonesian police say based on reports from hospitals six people have died in rioting in Jakarta a day after the presidential election results were ...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Rejecting taboos, Palestinian businessman welcomes US plan JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian businessman who flouts political taboos by working with Israeli settlers in the West Bank could soon have a role in President Donald Trump’s peace plan. While Palestinian officials have rejected next month’s...
10:00, 05/22/2019

From lipstick to burgers: how our lives have become so chemical dependent The start of the suburban sprawl changed the US into a nation of voracious consumers, and the chemical industry responded by creating products to meet those demandsRead our entire Toxic America seriesMy students sometimes ask me why in the United Sta...
10:52, 05/22/2019

Ai Weiwei: my art was used to sell cars – but I’m fighting back An advert for Volkswagens that featured my artwork about refugees illustrates corporations’ focus on profit over peopleIn October 2017 I was astonished when Michael Thouber, the director of Copenhagen’s Kunsthal Charlottenborg, informed me that my ar...
10:52, 05/22/2019

'Fed up': Queensland premier calls for Adani coalmine approvals timeline this week Annastacia Palaszczuk says state ‘needs some certainty’ about timing of outstanding approvalsQueensland’s premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, says she is “fed up” with the state’s process for Adani’s Carmichael coalmine and has called an emergency meetin...
10:52, 05/22/2019

Juan Soto proves Keith Hernandez wrong immediately Swing and a miss for Keith Hernandez. The beloved Mets legend knocked Juan Soto early in Tuesday’s game for not being a “home run hitter,” so of course the Washington Nationals’ wunderkind launched a 410-foot bomb into the rig...
11:13, 05/22/2019

Clint Frazier boosts trade value as scouts linger over Yankees’ win BALTIMORE — With the Giants and Pirates having scouts at Camden Yards on Tuesday night, Clint Frazier could not have picked a better time to display his right-handed power in front of clubs who could provide a starting job for him. The going-nowhere ...
11:13, 05/22/2019

"EVMs Transported By Child Labour": Tejashwi Yadav Attacks Poll Body RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav tweets photo of children carrying EVM boxes amid claims by opposition parties that BJP workers are tampering with the machines...
11:52, 05/22/2019

Oil prices drop on swelling U.S. stockpiles, trade war Oil prices fell on Wednesday after industry data showed an increase in U.S. crude inventories and on demand concerns linked to a protracted trade war between China and the United States....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now available – but only for some PCs We guessed that the May 2019 Update would be arriving this week, and Microsoft has indeed just kicked off the rollout of the next big upgrade for Windows 10.While the May 2019 Update is now officially available, Microsoft is taking what it describes ...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Tarantino's 'Hollywood' stars soak up Cannes praise Quentin Tarantino and his "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" stars Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie walk the red carpet after the movie's Cannes Film Festival premiere. (May 22)        ...
12:39, 05/22/2019

|May’sdesperategambleonanewBrexitreferendumfallsflat Theresa May made a desperate final gamble to get her Brexit deal through the British Parliament before she’s thrown out of office - but her efforts looked doomed....
12:39, 05/22/2019

British Steel goes into liquidation after failing to secure loan British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed after failing to secure emergency government funding, jeopardising some 25,000 jobs, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
13:13, 05/22/2019

Analytics for the greater good Positive change and interventions rely on good governance. Injustices can emerge organically and often unpredictably, but it’s when we do nothing that they’re allowed to grow and spread. For years we’ve depended on frontline serv...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Transport for London will collect Wi-Fi data to warn you about delays on the Tube From July 8, Transport for London (TfL) will begin using Wi-Fi data from mobile devices to analyze the flow of passengers through Underground stations, helping predict delays and congestion.TfL has been quick to dispel any privacy worries, noting tha...
14:00, 05/22/2019

The bogs are alive: how art is healing Scottish peatlands An ambitious project is restoring areas of blanket bog in the heart of the Flow Country in northern Scotland that have been damaged by forestry plantingA commission to produce a series of visual, sonic and kinetic installations has been awarded to Cr...
14:00, 05/22/2019

PANIC: You have until May 28 to download The Sims 4 for FREE In a parallel universe, 12-year-old me is crying. Why am I crying, you ask? Because The Sims 4 is free. Yes, that’s right. Complimentary. Gratis. Ókeypis. FREE. The fourth installment of the life simulation game was launched in 2014, and six expansio...
14:52, 05/22/2019

Sorry, 'Game of Thrones' fans: HBO chief shoots down Arya Stark sequel idea "Nope, nope, nope," HBO chief Casey Bloys told The Hollywood Reporter, dashing fan's hopes of getting a spinoff about Arya Stark's next adventure.        ...
14:52, 05/22/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya's Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests        ...
15:13, 05/22/2019

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover To Have Names Etched On Chips, Submissions Open Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, the US space agency has invited public to submit their names to fly abroad the next rover to Red Planet in 2020....
15:26, 05/22/2019

Niki Lauda: Calculative, Resilient, Three-Time World Champion The week started on a sombre note with the death of three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda. The legendary F1 driver left for the heavenly abode leaving behind stories of inspiration for an......
15:52, 05/22/2019

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a ...
15:52, 05/22/2019

2 rare mammals, Chacoan peccaries, born in Prague zoo Prague's zoo says two Chacoan peccaries have been born there for the first time, a vital step in efforts to save an endangered species that was once considered extinct....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in Japan, U.K., as Phone Sales Are Suspended Mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. canceled launches of Huawei models over concerns that U.S. curbs on exports to the Chinese company will adversely affect the phones’ performance....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Huawei Gets Kicked in the Teeth by the British The U.K. is a bellwether for the 5G mobile handset market, so the decision by two of its biggest operators not to offer Huawei phones is a real blow....
16:52, 05/22/2019

Adani Group To Withdraw Defamation Cases Against "The Wire" The Adani Group is set to withdraw all defamation suits filed against news portal thewire.in and its editors in an Ahmedabad court for articles against its companies, highly placed sources said on......
17:00, 05/22/2019

The Complications of Italian Immigration Play Out in the Palermo Market Italy’s fear of migrants is complicated in Palermo, which Bangladeshis and other foreigners call home. Some Italians thank them for confronting the Mafia...
17:26, 05/22/2019

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
17:39, 05/22/2019

1990s drama ‘Party of Five’ reboot involves deported parents ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A reboot of the 1990s teen drama “Party of Five” will center on a Mexican American family whose parents are deported to Mexico. Disney announced this month the retooled show will air on the Freeform network and wi...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Russian Pipeline Shutdown Shifts Balance in Oil Market The shutdown of a major Russian pipeline that sends crude to European refineries has fueled concerns of tightness in the global oil market, driving futures prices higher....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Washington state legalizes human composting The US state of Washington became the first to legalize human composting as an eco-friendly alternative to burial and cremation. The Catholic Church denounced the process as undignified....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Drake seen massaging Toronto Raptors coach's shoulders as some question his behavior Drake is the Toronto Raptors’ biggest fan so it was no surprise when he showed up on the sidelines of the Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday night during the team’s Game 4 win over the Milwaukee Bucks....
18:26, 05/22/2019

Rep. Jim Jordan says Democrats are plotting a 'coordinated effort' to take down Trump Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, on Wednesday accused his Democratic colleagues in the House of plotting a "coordinated effort to take down the president" and believes they are already working in concert behind-the-scenes to impeach Donald Trump....
19:00, 05/22/2019

‘We Can’t Do It.’ Trump Says He Refuses to Talk Policy With Democrats Unless They Stop Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigations in the aftermath of the Trump-Russia report. Af...
19:26, 05/22/2019

Canada announces contract to ship trash back from Philippines hours after Duterte threatens to dump it Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the Canadian trash that has been rotting in the Philippines for nearly six years will be back on Canadian soil before the end of June....
19:39, 05/22/2019

How the Yankees have stayed red-hot through all the devastating injuries The Yankees are on a 24-8 run despite an injury-ravaged roster – missing players like Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton.        ...
19:52, 05/22/2019

Germany squad omits Mario Götze again Mario Götze's improved form late in the season for Dortmund has not caught Joachim Löw's eye. The Germany coach is looking to other attacking options, including teenager Kai Havertz and new BVB signing Julian Brandt....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Sleeping babies at risk of dying in car seats when used incorrectly, doctors warn A decade-long study of sleep-related deaths in infants has found that in more than 90 percent of cases involving car seats, the safety devices were not being used as directed....
20:00, 05/22/2019

IBM, Cera Care to test self-driving car tech in elder homes IBM and British start-up Cera Care plan a six-month pilot to test whether lidar laser sensors, used to help self-driving cars "see", can enable elderly people to stay in their homes for longer - without compromising privacy....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road in Sugar Creek, Missouri has caused flooding problems in the area for the past couple of years. (May...
20:13, 05/22/2019

KaiOS raises $50 million to launch its smart feature phone OS in new markets KaiOS Technologies has raised a $50 million round of venture capital to further its goal of making smart feature phones more powerful and affordable. Read More...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Brexit's Biggest Booster Has a New, Old Mission: Leave the EU As Britain votes Thursday to elect lawmakers for the European Parliament, Nigel Farage’s newly created Brexit Party is well ahead in the polls. The party has no manifesto and only one aim: get the U.K. out of the EU, even if it means leaving without ...
20:26, 05/22/2019

REFILE-Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Meadow Lake Tribal Council clean energy project to power thousands of homes The Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre will use sawmill biomass residuals to produce 6.6 megawatts of carbon-neutral green energy – enough to power roughly 5,000 homes....
21:13, 05/22/2019

How Christina Anstead Reacted When Tarek El Moussa Revealed the Sex of Her Baby Christina Anstead was "so confused" when she heard her ex, Tarek El Moussa, revealed the sex of her and Ant Anstead's baby. The Christina on the Coast star, who is expecting a......
21:13, 05/22/2019

Mountains of trash in LA could cause bubonic plague outbreak: expert All that garbage attracts rats, which “pose a public health risk,” an infectious disease specialist has warned, because the rodents can lead to the spread of salmonella and bubonic plague -- not to mention fleas that have been infected with typhus....
21:26, 05/22/2019

These ‘face mites’ mate in your pores while you sleep Don’t panic, but your face is infested. They’re called face or eyelash mites — technically named demodex — and nearly every adult human is a host to a community of them. They’re transparent creatures about 0.3 millimeters long — or ...
21:26, 05/22/2019

Ferrari F1's Vettel explains handwritten letter to ill Lauda in '18 Sebastian Vettel says his "no-brainer" decision to write a letter to Niki Lauda when the three-time Formula 1 champion fell ill last year was done out of "respect"...
21:26, 05/22/2019

5 Ridiculous Types of People on an Airplane as You Wait to Deboard I recently took a trip down to Atlanta for my niece’s high school graduation. Despite the amount of Red Bull I consume (does anybody else think the only reason flavored Red Bull exists is to mix with vodka?), I do not have wings. So I had to fly. The...
21:52, 05/22/2019

The Sports Highlight Of The Day Is This Cow's Long-Range Turd Hitting Its Mark This dairy farmer knew that the cow needed to crap. You can see his hesitation as he stopped working and stood back so it could let loose. But Bessie saved him a little extra in the chamber....
22:13, 05/22/2019

Quit Smashing Giannis Into The Damn Wall Already For a top-seeded team that rampaged through the regular season and the first two rounds of the playoffs at a nigh-historic level of dominance, the Milwaukee Bucks feature a dull-ass half-court offense. Often—dismally often—it’s just, well, this:...
22:13, 05/22/2019

Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now: French presidency Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid the capital of militias that had "infested" the U.N.-backed government, a French presidential offici...
22:26, 05/22/2019

| Dortmund snatch Brandt in multiple transfer swoop Borussia Dortmund pulled off a transfer coup on Wednesday, snatching gifted international midfielder Julian Brandt from the grasp of Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich....
22:39, 05/22/2019

Giving fruit flies your cancer’s mutations could guide your treatment Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs to use...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Republican Senator: Piss or Impeach As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempts to have her non-impeachment cake and eat it too, one Republican senator had a message for his colleagues across the Capitol: hurry the heck up already!!!...
23:39, 05/22/2019

Greats' 20% Off Sitewide Sale Is Something to Be Grateful For I know it’s obvious, but it needs to be said: Greats are great casual sneakers, and now, you can get a pair for a great deal. The relatively new, Brooklyn-based brand with the Italian-based leather is taking 20% off their whole site for Memorial Day ...
23:39, 05/22/2019