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A new comic book paints Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a superhero — literally — on the Hill

Left-leaning cartoonists gave rookie members of Congress supernatural strength in “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Freshman Force (New Party, Who Dis?)”...

A new comic book paints Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a superhero — literally — on the Hill

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All the Comics You Can Get Today For Free Comic Book Day Free Comic Book Day is today, May 4th, which also happens to be Star Wars Day. Comic Book retailed selected 51 titles in total to be free this year, 12 from gold sponsors and 39 from silver sponsors....
20:26, 05/04/2019

| Ronaldo takes on robots and aliens in comic book series Cristiano Ronaldo may be known more for his superhuman scoring skills but the Portuguese star has now created a comic book series where he turns into a superhero...
20:52, 05/04/2019

Neon Future: DJ Steve Aoki’s comic book sees techno-optimism MIAMI (AP) — Electronic music producer and DJ Steve Aoki imagines a future where humans live in harmony with technology, and he’s sharing that vision in a new comic book series called “Neon Future.” The story is set roughly 30 years...
19:26, 05/04/2019

'The Avengers' effect: Have local comic book shops benefited from decade of Marvel films? After more than a decade of MCU films, local comic book shop owners reflect on the impact the movies have had on comic book sales.        ...
18:00, 04/29/2019

5 books not to miss: Susan Choi's 'Trust Exercise,' 'The Hill to Die On,' 'Book of Dreams' According to one review, Susan Choi's "Trust Exercise" is destined to be a classic, while "The Hill to Die On" takes us inside the halls of Congress.        ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Celebrate World Book Day and plan a vacation around one of these book-filled Airbnbs Indulge your inner bookworm on your next vacation by staying at a library instead of just visiting one at these book-filled Airbnbs.        ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Meet the T. rex cousin who you could literally look down on WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have identified an early cousin of the Tyrannosaurus Rex, a pipsqueak that only reached the 3-foot height of a toddler. The new dinosaur, found in New Mexico, is called Suskityrannus hazelae (SUE-ski-tie-ran-us HAY-zel-a)...
17:52, 05/06/2019

It’s fun watching Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Knock Down The House on Netflix There’s an interesting debate to be had about whether political art requires an audience to agree with its partisan point of view ahead of time in order to be successful. No such concerns need intrude on the enjoyment of Netflix’s Knock Down The Hous...
13:13, 05/02/2019

In Netflix doc, AOC reflects on 2018 run: 'Nobody else would, so literally anybody could' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., became a Netflix star on Wednesday when the streaming service released a documentary— described by many as inspirational — following her audacious and difficult bid to beat long-time incumbent and former Rep. Jo...
02:13, 05/03/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez decries ‘myth’ of low-paying jobs in emotional tweet In an emotional outpouring, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shared her feelings about graduating from waitress work to being a member of Congress — and railed against the stigma of low-paying jobs on Twitter....
00:26, 05/12/2019

Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez call for 15% cap on credit card rates Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up Thursday to unveil legislation seeking to cap credit card interest rates at 15 percent, calling high rates a "debt trap."...
00:52, 05/10/2019

Epson's $500 smart glasses are literally powered by your phone Smart glasses have been kicking around for more than half a decade now, so it's a bit jarring when a new model is released and they look, well... ugly. Google has already demonstrated that it's possible to build a pair without bottle-thick ...
15:26, 05/08/2019

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

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Injects Energy Into Elizabeth Warren's Plan to Break Up Big Tech In March, Senator Elizabeth Warren published her proposal to break up the tech juggernauts—namely, Facebook, Amazon, and Google. On Friday, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has finally endorsed the plan, possibly providing a major boost to the...
00:00, 05/04/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Adm. William H. McRaven The author of “Make Your Bed” and, most recently, “Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations” says “All Quiet on the Western Front” is the one book that best “captures the nature of a soldier.”...
13:00, 05/09/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Gary Snyder The poet, essayist and environmentalist cites Ovid’s “Metamorphoses” as an inspiration: “Ovid in a sense tried to write the entire Roman story. I take it as a challenge to look for the storyteller of the planet.”...
19:39, 04/28/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Ruth Reichl The food writer and author, most recently, of the memoir “Save Me the Plums” was 10 when she read Henry Miller. “If it’s over her head, she simply won’t understand it,” her mother said....
17:52, 05/02/2019

These Are The Star Wars Digital Comic Discounts You're Looking For May the Fourth might be seven parsecs behind us at this point, but that doesn’t mean the Star Wars deals have all become force ghosts. For a limited time, Amazon’s taking 67% off the usual prices of over 250 digital Star Wars comics, including excell...
20:26, 05/11/2019

Tim Conway, beloved comic actor, dies at 85 The actor died after a long illness, publicist Howard Bragman confirmed. He's best known for "The Carol Burnett Show."        ...
21:26, 05/14/2019

The Comic Moments We Loved Most In Avengers: Endgame Avengers: Endgame was three hours of wonderful fanservice in what was ultimately the first TV series finale we’ve seen in a movie theater. This week on Kotaku Splitscreen, we discuss....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Why we don’t need a gay Marvel superhero We the gay people have finally reached the Everest of equality. No, I’m not talking about the legalization of gay marriage in 2015, or Mayor Pete Buttigieg becoming the first serious openly gay presidential candidate. And I certainly don’t mean the r...
21:26, 05/10/2019

Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Call for ‘Federal Limit’ on Credit Card Interest Rates (Bloomberg) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have accused banks of acting as “modern-day loan sharks” and called on Congress to enact a federal limit of 15% on credit-car...
18:39, 05/09/2019

Economists conducted a $5 million experiment to (literally) shed light on crime A six-month, $5 million experiment conducted at about 40 New York City public-housing developments found that installing streetlights reduced nighttime serious crime by as much as 59 percent....
06:26, 05/16/2019

CNN anchors celebrate Trump's leaked tax docs: He's 'literally the biggest loser' The anchors of CNN were estatic over The New York Times' report on President Donald Trump's leaked tax documents that show he had nearly $1.2 billion in losses between 1985 and 1994. ...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Are Literally Twinning at the 2019 Met Gala It Takes Two to make the 2019 Met Gala go right! Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen took a page out of their Full House days and rocked matching ensembles to Monday evening's event at......
01:39, 05/07/2019

Battling the Banks: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders Join Forces to Cap Interest Rates on Credit Cards Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka the Notorious AOC, and Sen. (and Democratic presidential hopeful) Bernie Sanders are joining forces to take on America’s credit card problem, introducing legislation in the House and Senate to limit interest rates t...
12:52, 05/10/2019

Bicyclist gets throat sliced by fishing line at Florida pier: 'He literally could have been decapitated' A couple riding their bikes on a Florida pier narrowly avoided a deadly incident over the weekend when they said a fishing line tied across the path sliced the man’s throat....
16:13, 05/09/2019

Conan O’Brien isn’t the first A-list comic accused of stealing jokes Robert “Alex” Kaseberg makes it his business to watch all of the late-night monologues on TV. A comedy writer, the 60-year-old has sold bits to David Letterman and Jay Leno, earning as much as $125 for a joke. On the night of Jan. 14, 2015, Kaseberg ...
21:26, 05/10/2019

Comic-style brochure may help surgical patients understand their procedure A new comic-style brochure helped patients reduce stress by explaining cardiac catheterization, a procedure that inserts a stent to open a narrowed artery to increase blood flow....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Let's revisit the comic where Thanos flew around New York in a helicopter and got arrested Marvel’s 1991 The Infinity Gauntlet storyline was a star-making event for Thanos, an alien tyrant with dreams of intergalactic genocide who was literally in love with Marvel’s personification of death, but that saga is so iconic that it’s easy to for...
00:52, 05/06/2019

Red Sox avoid ugly loss thanks to this non-superhero BOSTON — Michael Chavis had a simple thought as he walked to the plate. “A single scores him. Don’t try to be a superhero and hit a home run or anything like that. Just need one,” Chavis said Wednesday night after his walk-off singl...
07:52, 05/16/2019

I’ve taken my son to see the Avengers, but I'm the one who wants to be a superhero | Romesh Ranganathan A woman is sitting next to my son, texting, and I’m enragedI managed to watch the Avengers movie before having any of it spoilered for me, which was impressive mainly because I had promised my eldest son that I would see it with him, and, at nine yea...
10:00, 05/11/2019

Watchmen trailer: HBO reveals first look at superhero series The network hopes to follow the end of Game of Thrones with another blockbuster series, an adaptation of the cult graphic novelThe final Game of Thrones episodes might be bringing HBO record ratings but they are also the last gasps of the network’s b...
20:26, 05/08/2019

CNN reporter shames White House over lack of press briefings: ‘Lectern… literally gathering dust’ CNN reporter Maegan Vazquez celebrated that the White House cleaned dust from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room podium after she pointed it out on Twitter – but she’s still not happy about infrequent briefings....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Fiction: A TV Comic Invites a Young Staffer to His Country House. Then Something Funny Doesn’t Happen. In Erin Somers’s debut, “Stay Up With Hugo Best,” a 60-something retired late-night host invites his 29-year-old writers’ assistant to New England for a long weekend....
18:26, 04/28/2019

The McElroys play with superhero toys in this Journey Into Mystery exclusive War Of The Realms is a fantastic superhero crossover. The culmination of a story that has been building in Jason Aaron’s various Thor series over the past 6 years, War Of The Realms has massive stakes that justify bringing in characters from all acro...
21:39, 05/17/2019

The quick yellow rat jumps over the massive superhero blockbuster—for a night, at least Well, it finally happened: A night passed in America in which Avengers: Endgame wasn’t the most lucrative movie playing on theater screens. After two weeks in which the Marvel juggernaut (but not that Marvel Juggernaut) bulldozed the competition—who ...
19:00, 05/11/2019

Ayrton Senna: Brazil mourns 'superhero' 25 years after his death The anniversary of Senna's death on Wednesday will revive the sense of loss and bewilderment that followed the shocking crash on the Imola circuit in Italy on May 1, 1994, that took the 34-year-old's life. ...
16:26, 05/01/2019

Watching superhero films can boost confidence and reduce anxiety Watching “Avengers: Endgame” could be good for you. It and other superhero flicks aren’t just great entertainment: They can also help you conquer your fears, improve your confidence and reduce anxiety, according to a report. Experts say taking in a b...
06:13, 05/05/2019

Who Is Playing Batman In the New Superhero Film? Robert Pattinson Is Currently a Frontrunner There's a new Caped Crusader in town (kinda)! Robert Pattinson is rumored to star in Matt Reeves' upcoming The Batman film, Variety reports. While the news hasn't been......
04:39, 05/17/2019

Ayrton Senna: Brazil Mourns "Superhero" 25 Years After His Death The anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death on Wednesday will also serve as a bitter reminder that since his last title in 1991, there has never been a Brazilian world champion....
08:00, 04/30/2019

A new superhero team takes action in this Batman And The Outsiders #1 exclusive The Outsiders originally debuted as Batman’s team for missions that the Justice League wouldn’t get involved in. For the new Batman And The Outsiders series, DC returns to this idea as Batman brings a fresh group of heroes together. Batman family mem...
21:52, 05/06/2019

skin deep: Elizabeth Olsen, Superhero, Seeks Magic for Her ‘Sad’ Hair The actress, who plays the Scarlet Witch in the new Marvel film “Avengers: Endgame,” shares her idiosyncratic beauty rituals, like using placenta serum....
18:39, 04/28/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Ani DiFranco The singer-songwriter, whose new memoir is “No Walls and the Recurring Dream,” says her shelves contain “poetry for when my mind is spinning” and “a bunch of learn-how-to-meditate books that don’t seem to be helping.”...
00:39, 05/16/2019

Every Marvel superhero movie, definitively ranked (including 'Avengers: Endgame') We're now 22 movies deep into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. So how does 'Avengers: Endgame' rank compared to 'Black Panther' or 'Captain Marvel'?        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' gives this Georgia-made craft beer its own superhero moments A little-known craft brewery, Creature Comforts of Athens, Georgia, gets a big cameo in 'Avengers: Endgame' when Thor quaffs a few cans.        ...
00:00, 05/09/2019

A new superhero is needed in 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' The new "Spider-Man: Far From Home" trailer catches up with Peter Parker (Tom Holland) in a world needing new heroes after "Avengers: Endgame."        ...
23:39, 05/06/2019

What Joe Biden Has Said About Anita Hill Over the Years Mr. Biden said this week that he takes “responsibility” for the way Ms. Hill was treated when she testified in the 1991 hearings for Justice Clarence Thomas....
01:39, 05/01/2019

On Capitol Hill, self-preservation drives the debate It’s all about preservation. The 2020 elections are more than a year-and-half away. And lawmakers from both sides of the aisle could soon look for ways to preserve themselves....
16:52, 05/09/2019

Source: NFL may put Hill on exempt list this week The NFL and the players union have reviewed the same audiotape on which Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill and his fiancee discuss injuries to their child that a TV station aired last week, a source told ESPN's Dan Graziano....
06:26, 04/29/2019

20 of the Most Charming Secrets About Notting Hill You Could Imagine Twenty years on, are Will Thacker and Anna Scott still together? In the end, did their separate worlds manage to mesh for the long run? Let's just say yes, totally. Plus, as you......
12:26, 05/13/2019

Report: NFL considering exempt list for Chiefs' Hill The NFL is considering putting Tyreek Hill on the commissioner's exempt list as early as this week, amid an ongoing criminal investigation surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs wideout, ESPN reported late Sunday night....
08:26, 04/29/2019

Chiefs' Hunt: Team will make 'right decision' about Hill Kansas City Chiefs chairman and CEO Clark Hunt said Saturday that he and the front office remain "deeply disturbed" by an audio in which wide receiver Tyreek Hill is heard threatening his fiancée, but offered no explanation as to why the team has not...
18:13, 04/28/2019

McGraw-Hill to Merge With Rival Textbook Publisher McGraw-Hill and Cengage plan to merge in a deal that would create the second-largest provider of college textbooks and other higher-education materials in the country....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Under fire, former U.S. V.P. Biden says he did not treat Anita Hill badly Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in his first interview as a Democratic presidential candidate, insisted on Friday that he did not treat law professor Anita Hill badly during confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas held a...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for continued federal investment of science and technology R&D in fiscal year 2020 and beyond. The delegati...
20:00, 04/28/2019

All The Things Tyreek Hill's Lawyer Left Out Of The Letter To The NFL Lawyers for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill sent a letter to the NFL today, and in short order reporters obtained and got it out to the public. The letter addresses audio acquired over the weekend by KCTV in Kansas City in which Crystal ...
06:26, 05/03/2019

Rep. Steube: AG Barr 'certainly not fearful' to testify on Capitol Hill House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Greg Steube said Attorney General William Barr is “certainly not fearful” about testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. However, he did not mention speculation that Barr may not testify bef...
01:26, 05/01/2019

Barr arrives on Capitol Hill for Senate testimony Attorney General William Barr arrives on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning ahead of his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee defending his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report. (May 1)      ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

McGraw-Hill, Cengage Plan All-Stock Merger McGraw-Hill and Cengage plan to merge in a deal that would create the second-largest provider of college textbooks and other higher-education materials in the country....
06:52, 05/01/2019

Murray Hill doctor pleads guilty in opioid scheme A 72-year-old Manhattan doctor who treated HIV patients pleaded guilty to illegally peddling opioids and other drugs out of his Murray Hill office. Disgraced Dr. Joseph Olivieri was busted in April 2018. He was one of the top 15 prescribers of opioid...
21:00, 05/03/2019

NFL notebook: Chiefs' Hill denies accusations in attorney's letter The attorney for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill sent the NFL a four-page letter Thursday, a detailed denial of child abuse allegations made against his client....
03:13, 05/03/2019

Kidnap claim unravels: Baby thrown down hill, mom charged ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say the claim that a 7-week-old baby was kidnapped has unraveled and the mother has been charged with attempted murder after the infant was found at the bottom of a ravine. Henderson County Sheriff...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Bellinger homers, Hill fans 10 as Dodgers beat Reds 6-0 CINCINNATI (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit the last of Los Angeles’ four homers, Rich Hill stuck out a season-high 10 and the Dodgers won their fourth in a row Friday night, 6-0 over the Cincinnati Reds. Corey Seager, Joc Pederson and Max Muncy also ...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Democrats live reading Mueller report on Capitol Hill A group of more than 25 House Democrats are taking turns reading the entire redacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller out loud Thursday on Capitol Hill....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Anita Hill: Biden's committee could have kicked off #MeToo decades ago Hill wrote in a New York Times op-ed the cultural shift might have started in 1991 had the Senate judiciary committee ‘done its job’ Anita Hill on Friday freshly assailed Joe Biden’s handling of her 1990s sexual harassment allegations, in a new op-ed...
20:00, 05/10/2019

A doctor on TV, Hill Harper is a money guru in real life Many Hollywood stars are known for their lavish spending, but Hill Harper is far on the other end of the spectrum. He gives out sound money advice - not in character on TV, but in real life, with his......
17:00, 05/13/2019

Fern Hill Road In Taylor Co. Closed Due To Hazmat Spill TAYLOR COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Emergency Crews in Taylor County are on the scene of a hazmat spill which happened around 7:30 a.m Thursday morning. A portion of Fern Hill Rd, which is mostly residential, remains closed as crews tend to the scene...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Over 40% of minority shareholders of Turquoise Hill oppose independent directors A large proportion of the minority shareholders in Rio Tinto Plc -controlled Turquoise Hill Resources voted against the re-election of the company's independent directors on Tuesday....
23:13, 05/14/2019

Attorney for Hill denies client abused child in letter to NFL The attorney for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill sent the NFL a four-page letter Thursday, a detailed denial of child abuse allegations made against his client....
22:39, 05/02/2019

Could abortion become illegal in America? All signs point to yes | B Jessie Hill America is facing a full-frontal attack on Roe v Wade. There is no guarantee that the supreme court will protect the right to terminate a pregnancyOn Tuesday night, the Republican-controlled state senate in Alabama voted to effectively ban abortion a...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Capitol Hill rally backs freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar Activists and members of Congress rallied in support of Rep. Ilhan Omar. Omar says she's faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. (April 3...
22:26, 04/30/2019

Chiefs star sounds off on disturbing Tyreek Hill case The explosive audiotape that reopened Tyreek Hill’s child abuse case have left his teammates silent. Except for one. “I think it’s bad, man,” Tyrann Mathieu told SB Nation on Tuesday night, becoming the first Chief to publicly share his thought...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Jill Biden Thinks It's Time to Stop Talking About Anita Hill Dr. Jill Biden is having a busy spring. On top of her husband’s announcement that he’s running for president, Biden has a new book out, which she spoke to NPR about today. One thing she doesn’t seem to want to talk about, however: her husband’s piss-...
21:39, 05/07/2019

Congress hauls officials to Capitol Hill for 3 hearings on 737 Max crashes — but not the Boeing CEO In two hearings held in late March and one scheduled for next week, U.S. lawmakers are grilling virtually every major official involved in the 737 Max program — except Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg....
05:26, 05/09/2019

VP Mike Pence urges Democrats to 'dial down the rhetoric on Capitol Hill' “It’s time to dial down the rhetoric on Capitol Hill,” Vice President Mike Pence said in an interview with Fox News host Pete Hegseth Thursday after Democrats declared a “constitutional crisis” and voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in conte...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Chiefs bar Tyreek Hill from team activities after audio recording surfaces Local authorities have re-opened their investigation following the release of the recording, which includes a man and woman believed to be Hill and his fiancee, Crystal Espinal, discussing an incident that resulted in their son's broken arm....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Klobuchar says Biden will have to continue to deal with criticism over Anita Hill treatment 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar said in an interview that aired Sunday that the Anita Hill’s 1991 testimony during the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas motivated her to get into politics....
19:26, 04/28/2019

William Hill posts higher revenue, boosted by online and U.S. strength British bookmaker William Hill Plc reported higher revenue for the year to April 30 on Wednesday, as the success of its online business and operations in the United States offset weak retail performance back home....
09:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger - WSJ Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday....
08:39, 05/01/2019

U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, McGraw-Hill said on Wednesday....
13:26, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Over 40% of minority shareholders of Turquoise Hill oppose independent directors A large proportion of the minority shareholders in Rio Tinto Plc-controlled Turquoise Hill Resources voted against the re-election of the company's independent directors on Tuesday....
23:13, 05/14/2019

McGraw-Hill merging with rival Cengage to create textbook giant Textbook giant McGraw-Hill Education said Wednesday it plans to combine with rival Cengage Learning in an all-stock merger. The merged company will be named McGraw Hill and will hold about $3.16 billion in annual revenue, both companies had earlier t...
12:39, 05/02/2019

Kidnap Claim Unravels: Baby Girl Thrown Down Hill, Mom Charged ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WFYY) — A woman who reported that she and her infant daughter were kidnapped Thursday has been charged with attempted murder after she lied about the whole thing, according to the Henderson County sheriff. Krista Madden, 35, was char...
16:00, 05/11/2019

CBOE Holdings Congratulates Mcgraw-Hill And CME Group On Joint Venture CHICAGO, November 4, 2011 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) issued today the following statement regarding the announced McGraw-Hill and CME Group Inc. joint venture: "We congratulate our partner, McGraw-Hill, and our VIX Network Partner, CME Gr...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Lawyer confirms Tyreek Hill audio, denies child abuse Tyreek Hill's attorney confirmed it was his client's voice in an audio recording released last week amid child abuse accusations against the Kansas City Chiefs star....
23:26, 05/02/2019

Tyreek Hill fights back with letter, texts: Child’s mother is to blame Tyreek Hill’s lawyer is fighting back on child abuse allegations against the Chiefs wide receiver, instead levying the blame on Hill’s fiancée in a letter sent to the NFL. Hill’s fiancée, Crystal Espinal, secretly recorded audio tha...
23:52, 05/02/2019

Ilhan Omar comments fuel push for Jewish Caucus on Capitol Hill Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s inflammatory comments about Israel have fueled a new push for the formal establishment of a bipartisan Jewish Caucus for lawmakers on Capitol Hill....
18:52, 05/03/2019

Jimi Famurewa reviews 144 On The Hill: A pretty stage set for cooking as high slapstick I am trying to remember the precise point during lunch at 144 On The Hill when my complex brew of feelings — pity, confusion, fascination at the sheer hapless horror of it — finally emerged as a sort of helpless, nervous laughter....
17:39, 05/02/2019

Tyreek Hill 'categorically denies' child-abuse claims, lawyer says in letter to NFL Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill “categorically denies” child-abuse claims made by his fiancée, his lawyer said in a letter to the NFL on Thursday....
20:39, 05/03/2019

Court Rules in Favor of CBOE, McGraw Hill and CME Against ISE in Index Options Litigation CHICAGO AND NEW YORK, May 25, 2012 --The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (McGraw-Hill) today announced that the Illinois Appellate Court has ruled in favor of CBOE, McGraw-Hill and CME Group Index Services, L...
10:52, 05/02/2019

Chiefs 'deeply disturbed' by Tyreek Hill audio, WR barred from team activities The Kansas City Chiefs have barred Tyreek Hill from team activities after hearing an audio recording in which Hill's fiancee accuses him of child abuse....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Inside Dallas Cowboys’ decision to draft Trysten Hill despite attitude concerns at UCF Dallas Cowboys top draft choice Trysten Hill had a difficult time adjusting to a coaching change at UFC from Scott Frost to Josh Heupel.        ...
07:13, 05/08/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made by a Democratic lawmaker in Alabama. ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Opinion: By appointing Grant Hill to board, NCAA continues to ignore appearance of conflict NCAA named Grant Hill one of five new independent directors to Board of Governors, but his role as a TV analyst raises possible conflict issues.        ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Tennessee Democrat's fried chicken stunt on Capitol Hill was 'racially insensitive:' Diamond and Silk The Tennessee Democrat who ate Kentucky Fried Chicken as a jab at Attorney General Bill Barr for skipping a Congressional hearing, has been blasted by “Fox Nation” personalities Diamond and Silk as “racially insensitive.”...
18:52, 05/03/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill accused of hitting son suspended after audio emerges of him allegedly threatening fiancee The fiancé of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill told the NFL player their 3-year-old son “is terrified of you” in an audio recording in which she accused him of hitting the child....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Book Clubs Get Especially Clubby Every age begets its era-specific book clubs. Perhaps it’s unsurprising that ours features more and more niche, insider gatherings. One for Political Junkies? Check. Thriller writers? Check. Proust lovers? Check....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Joe Namath, in new book, says he nearly drank himself to death Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath revealed in his new autobiography that he drank so excessively during his post-playing life that he nearly died.        ...
00:52, 05/08/2019

See if a Book You're About to Buy is Available at Your Local Library Using This Extension If you find yourself browsing Amazon looking for your next good read, the extension Library Extension might potentially help you save a little cash by letting you read that same book for free....
21:52, 05/12/2019

I Wrote a Book About Our Robot Car Future Friends! Pals! Fellow filthy car-obsessives! I have big news: I have written a book. Just as a refresher, a book is like a bunch of non-dynamic monochrome (in this case, and not the cover) web pages full of text, all bound together in a big sort of p...
02:39, 05/11/2019

Jill Biden Adds Fuel to Joe Biden’s Anita Hill Fire by Saying ‘It’s Time to Move On’ Jill Biden, wife of Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, stirred controversy Tuesday when she opined “It’s time to move on” from questions dogging Joe Biden about his treatment of Anita Hill during the 1991 Senate co...
03:39, 05/08/2019

'The Good Doctor' star Hill Harper in Detroit to help boost your credit score Experian partners with actor and activist Hill Harper to promote new program to help those with limited credit histories improve their scores.        ...
17:39, 05/05/2019

YouTubers, book review: In search of authenticity You could be forgiven for noticing YouTube only when a scandal breaks, but, as Chris Stokel-Walker writes, it's an increasingly important part of the entertainment business....
15:26, 05/16/2019

Book review: New Tim Cook bio tells us much of what we already knew The book follows the "then I introduced" format of new product launches, and is all business. It skimps on details about the non-Apple life of Tim Cook.        ...
12:26, 05/14/2019

David Cameron’s Book Isn’t Out Yet. The Scathing Commentary Is. News of an autobiography from the former prime minister who left Britain the Brexit mess attracted a digital stream of creative mockery and vulgarity....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Book a novel vacation at one of these literary Airbnb homes Celebrate World Book Day on Tuesday, April 23, by booking a literary getaway at one of these book-inspired Airbnb homes.        ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Lenovo Yoga Book C930 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Battery life | ConclusionWe had some reservations about the Lenovo Yoga Book last year when we reviewed it, as the ambitious hybrid tablet introduced so...
12:52, 05/02/2019

Anthony Weiner on the prowl for a book deal Anthony Weiner is trying to transform himself into the next Longfellow. The serial sexter and former congressman — who is now living in a Bronx halfway house after doing hard time for sexting a teenager — is skulking around Manhattan’s publishing hou...
12:39, 05/02/2019

‘The Mueller Report’ book officially a bestseller A published edition of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged ties between Russian officials and Donald Trump's presidential campaign sold just under 42,000 copies last week, NPD BookScan reported Wednesday....
11:13, 05/02/2019

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower has book deal NEW YORK (AP) — The former Cambridge Analytica employee who spoke out on alleged ties between the data firm and the Brexit campaign for Britain to leave the European Union has a book deal. Brittany Kaiser’s “Targeted: My Inside Story of C...
15:52, 05/07/2019

Greta Thunberg's speeches to be rushed out as a book No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference is being published in June, with a family memoir due to come later in 2019The collected speeches of 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who began the worldwide school strike for the environmen...
13:52, 05/02/2019

Kansas City Chiefs owner 'deeply disturbed' by Tyreek Hill child abuse allegations The wide receiver has been suspended from all team-related activities after audio surfaced Wednesday in which he discusses abusing his son.        ...
22:13, 04/28/2019

New book reveals the tragic tale of a forgotten poet In a brilliant work of literary resuscitation, Lucasta Miller explores Landon's forgotten poetry and vigorously challenges the legacy of "lies and evasions" surrounding her, says Claire Harman...
16:26, 05/16/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Medical Center, according to a statement....
04:39, 05/03/2019

Don't panic about The Uninhabitable Earth, a new book predicting chaos If you read a book painting the very worst-case scenarios about what global warming means for human life you could easily panic. Here’s why you shouldn’t...
18:13, 04/28/2019

How to book trains in Europe – by rail expert the Man in Seat 61 Follow his advice and your trip will not only be more be eco-friendly and enjoyable than flying, it could be similarly priced, tooI take train not plane within Europe because it’s a better travel experience. But switching to rail can also be the sing...
08:52, 05/04/2019

New book reveals all the drama behind classic comedy movies Sylvester Stallone was on the phone with Eddie Murphy, and the “Rocky” superstar was angry enough to demolish a side of beef. “You f–ked my wife!” he screamed at Murphy. “Down, brother!” Murphy replied. “I didn’t f–k your wife!” But despi...
05:26, 05/17/2019

McCullough’s new book on pioneers’ history draws criticism ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — David McCullough’s new book is facing criticism for its depiction of white settlement and Native Americans in the late 18th century. Critics, including some reviewers and historians, say “The Pioneers: The Heroic ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Will she, won't she? Argentine ex-president teases election run with book launch A book launch in Buenos Aires became Argentina's hot ticket of the week, drawing raucous crowds on Thursday night to hear ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and fanning speculation about her plans to run in national elections later this year...
05:00, 05/10/2019

5 Great Girls Trip Resorts to Book ASAP We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:26, 05/11/2019

Nonfiction: A New Book Argues That Generic Drugs Are Poisoning Us In her stunning exposé “Bottle of Lies,” Katherine Eban describes a world of generic drug manufacturing rife with corruption and life-threatening misdeeds....
23:26, 05/13/2019

Fernández de Kirchner's book keeps Argentina guessing over presidential bid Unlike Macri, Fernández de Kirchner has refused to comment on whether she will run, though some are interpreting the book’s release as part of her election bid. Parties have to submit candidate lists on June 22....
10:00, 05/02/2019

Elaine Kasket: ‘There is no digital rule book for grief’ The counselling psychologist and author of All the Ghosts in the Machine discusses one of the most contentious issues of our ageElaine Kasket is a counselling psychologist based in London. Her first book, All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of I...
14:26, 05/01/2019

5 Things About Your Book: An Unlikely Victory in an Unforgiving Horse Race In “Rough Magic,” Lara Prior-Palmer recounts becoming the first woman and the youngest rider to win a race across 1,000 kilometers of Mongolian grassland....
18:13, 05/05/2019

Barack Obama’s book not expected to be released in 2019 WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir isn’t expected to be released this year, setting up the likelihood that his book will drop during the 2020 campaign. Publisher Penguin Random House started alerting...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Jeremy Corbyn rejects antisemitism claim over book foreword Corbyn, who wrote foreword to work first published in 1902, ‘completely rejects antisemitic elements’ of book, Labour saysJewish leaders have written to Jeremy Corbyn to express “grave concern” and demand an explanation after it emerged he wrote a gl...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Argentina’s beloved book industry hopes to weather crisis As the hugely popular Buenos Aires Book Fair opens its doors to the public once again, the chills of the economic downturn are being felt across the publishing sector....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids over book scandal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
23:52, 05/02/2019

The Book Review Podcast: The Real Life of a Diplomat, Told Like a Novel George Packer talks about “Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century,” and Lori Gottlieb discusses “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone.”...
20:52, 05/10/2019

Jeremy Corbyn in fresh anti-Semitism row over book foreword Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire after it emerged that he wrote a foreword to a century-old book which argued that banks and newspapers were controlled by Jews....
19:26, 05/01/2019

Nonfiction: The Art Market Is Exploding. This Book Profiles the Dealers Who Lit the Fuse. A dishy look at the art world’s most powerful gallerists — including Larry Gagosian and David Zwirner — “Boom,” by Michael Shnayerson, recounts how artworks became multimillion-dollar commodities....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Try Reading a Children's Book to Understand Complicated or Uninteresting Topics If you’re trying to learn something and are having trouble reading an adult-focused reference book on the topic, consider opting for the children’s version instead....
23:39, 04/28/2019

Zito book to detail career, intensified religious belief Barry Zito has written a book detailing his rise and fall as a baseball pitcher and his intensifying belief in religion        ...
05:39, 05/11/2019

Zito book to detail baseball career, religious belief Barry Zito has written a book detailing his rise and fall as a baseball pitcher and his intensifying belief in religion        ...
08:13, 05/11/2019

Inside the latest book by bestselling ‘F**ked’ author Mark Manson Mark Manson has carved out a successful niche for himself — one where surprisingly good life advice is imparted alongside a lot of F-bombs. His best-selling 2016 book “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good ...
17:52, 05/11/2019

Want to read more? Choose an extremely long book | Juliet Lapidos Our 21st-century attention spans require a new approach to literacy. I’d like to propose one herePerhaps you want to read more. Perhaps you feel you ought to read more. Perhaps you just finished rewatching all of Game of Thrones in anticipation of Se...
08:52, 05/12/2019

Custodians of the Internet, book review: Content moderation under the microscope How do you moderate content on platforms of the scale of YouTube or Facebook? Tarleton Gillespie lays out the options and highlights the impact of 'Web 2.0' on society....
19:52, 05/10/2019

Baltimore mayor quits amid questions over $500,000 book deal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal agents last week as part of an investigation into her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
02:26, 05/03/2019

Holocaust survivor opens book fair after neo-fascist banned Polish Holocaust survivor opened a book fair in Italy, her attendance made possible after organizers banned a publisher linked to a neo-fascist group...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Book of Invasions: The Mytho-Historical Text About Those Who Came to Conquer Ireland Written records of the history of Ireland did not appear until the Middle Ages. As a result, much of the early history of Ireland is shrouded in mystery.  ...
21:00, 05/03/2019

The real story behind Harper Lee’s lost true crime book Nearly 20 years after To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee was living out of the public eye, drinking and suffering from writer’s block. Then she came across the sensational case of a murderous preacher ...Nobody dies at a funeral. The dead arrive that ...
18:13, 05/04/2019

The real-life tale behind Thiessen and Smith's book Tiffani Amber Thiessen and husband Brady Smith reveal what inspired their new children's book, "You're Missing It." (May 9)        ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

CFK's Book Fair appearance to include major security operation Former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner presents her memoirs at the 45th Buenos Aires Book Fair. The book dwells on her life and time in office as Argentina's first elected woman president....
15:52, 05/08/2019

Neo-fascist publisher vows to fight Italian book fair ban ROME (AP) — An Italian book fair has banned a publisher linked to a neo-fascist group after complaints from a Holocaust survivor and the Auschwitz-Birkenau state museum. The survivor, 89-year-old poet Halina Birenbaum, was quoted by Italy’s Cor...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Book clinic: what can I read to stay sharp on maternity leave? Author Viv Groskop helps select the best political, poetical and fictional reads to keep you in touch with the worldQ: What can I read to stop my brain turning to mush on maternity leave?Teacher, 39A: Journalist and comedian Viv Groskop, author of Ho...
19:13, 05/11/2019

5 Of Mom’s Friends Who Got Too Drunk At Their Book Club And All But Said They Want To Fuck Your Older Brother After Mom’s book club has had a few bottles of Yellow Tail, they can get pretty rowdy—and on more than one occasion, they’ve taken a much more active interest in how attractive your big brother is than in their novel of the month. Here are five of Mo...
19:52, 05/14/2019

Chiefs' Tyreek Hill 'categorically denies' injuring son in letter to NFL, per reports Chiefs all-pro receiver responds to accusations he broke son's arm and explains recently released audio recording with his fiancée.        ...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Protest overshadow inauguration as Buenos Aires Book Fair kicks off 45th edition of Buenos Aires International Book Fair began Thursday, with opening speeches from Culture Secretary Pablo Avelluto and international feminist scholar Rita Segato....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Susan Sontag was true author of ex-husband's book, biography claims Sontag: Her Life says she wrote Freud: The Mind of the Moralist by Philip Rieff, whom she married at 17A new biography of Susan Sontag is set to claim that the American writer was the true author of her first husband Philip Rieff’s seminal work Freud...
19:26, 05/13/2019

Author may lose book deal after shaming black transit worker An author and self-described “social media maven” is being dropped by a publishing house after she tweeted a photo of a black transit worker eating on a train in Washington, DC, and alerting the woman’s supervisors. Natasha Tynes, a social medi...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Q&A: Melinda Gates on new book, lifting up impoverished women and marriage with Bill Lifting up impoverished communities means first lifting up women, Melinda Gates says in her new book. She also shares stories from her marriage.        ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Fernández de Kirchner airs views on Macri, Iran MoU, Pope in new book Former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announces release of her new book. Senator for Buenos Aires Province – and likely presidential candidate in October – will present the book on May 9 at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Neil Young book chronicles fight to improve digital music Music legend Neil Young has spent several years trying (and failing) to push high-resolution music to the masses. A new book by Young tells the story of how the Canadian songwriter set out to develop Pono, his $400 portable digital music player that....
05:26, 05/07/2019

Will Eaves wins Wellcome book prize for fictionalised take on Alan Turing Murmur, which depicts the mathematician’s ordeal after he was convicted for having a gay lover, is hailed by judges as ‘a future classic’Will Eaves’s fictionalised account of the chemical castration of Alan Turing, Murmur, was hailed as “a future cla...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Patti Smith’s heartbreaking memoir wins ‘One Book, One New York’ award City readers have picked rock star Patti Smith’s heartbreaking memoir “Just Kids” — which details her relationship with avant-garde photographer Robert Mapplethorpe — for this year’s prestigious “One Book, One New York” award. The h...
04:13, 05/05/2019

Auschwitz museum boycotts Turin book fair over neo-fascist publisher The memorial is the latest organization to pull out of the fair over the presence of publisher Altaforte. Altaforte publishes work supporting neo-fascist party CasaPound and the upcoming book of Deputy PM Matteo Salvini....
21:00, 05/07/2019

65-foot teddy bear enters Guinness Book of World Records Residents in Mexico enter the Guinness Book of World Records with a giant teddy bear, measuring about 65 feet and 8,000 pounds.        ...
03:52, 05/01/2019

Evan Dahm’s Island Book is a quietly empowering adventure for all ages Evan Dahm has shown time and again he’s a master of deliberate, emotional adventures. He has been posting webcomics for well over a decade, each of them a different journey through detailed and imaginative worlds. Rice Boy began in 2006 and was publi...
17:13, 05/15/2019

Anger grows over neo-fascist publisher's presence at Turin book fair Auschwitz museum latest to boycott event if Matteo Salvini’s publisher, Altaforte, remainsAuschwitz-Birkenau state museum has urged Turin authorities to intervene amid mounting controversy over the participation at the city’s international book fair ...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Trump Pardons Rich Media Mogul Who Wrote a Nice Book About Him President Trump has pardoned Conrad Black, a friend and former media mogul who was convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice in 2007 and served three years in prison, according to The Guardian....
07:52, 05/16/2019

Oh Jesus, Nic Cage is starring in a "hardcore cop thriller" from Green Book writer Nick Vallelonga, the Oscar-winning screenwriter responsible for both racist tweets and racism-solving movies, has found a new collaborator in Nicolas Cage, who we’re guessing is only just getting his voice back after that viral karaoke rendition of “...
21:39, 05/17/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens boycott over fascist presence at book fair ROME – The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin’s prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a stand there. The announcement followed g...
22:13, 05/08/2019

Sunderland book League One final spot after cagey draw with Portsmouth After the darkness of the past three seasons perhaps there is finally light at the end of the tunnel for Sunderland’s long-suffering supporters.Faced with a vociferous Portsmouth crowd baying for blood with one fan ejected after appearing to aim a ki...
05:52, 05/17/2019

DC Metro Snitch May Lose Book Deal Because Karma Is Real AF [Updated] Yesterday, The Root reported on Natasha Tynes, the DC Metro snitch who reported a black MWATA worker for (gasp!) eating on the train while in uniform. Once these Twitter streets were done with Natasha she found herself hit where it hurts the most: he...
19:26, 05/11/2019

Experts claim top-selling World War II book is filled with made-up quotes A top-selling Amazon book that tells the story of D Day from the German soldiers’ view is likely a fraud — filled with made-up quotes from veterans who never existed, according to The Times of London. Experts are shooting holes in the work of H...
00:26, 05/12/2019

Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid book controversy Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a growing scandal over the sale of self-published books and her relationships with firms doing business with the city....
00:52, 05/03/2019

Nadal sinks Wawrinka in straight sets to book place in Madrid semis "Rafael Nadal produced his best performance on clay this season to defeat Stan Wawrinka 6-1 6-2 in the quarter-final stage of the Madrid open on Friday."...
00:26, 05/11/2019

Baltimore’s Mayor, Catherine Pugh, Resigns Amid Children’s Book Scandal The resignation came days after the City Council proposed amending the charter to make it possible to remove Ms. Pugh and amid a widening scandal involving a book deal worth $500,000....
00:26, 05/03/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens to shun Italy book fair over neo-fascist presence The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin's prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a......
20:13, 05/07/2019

Bal Thackeray Asked Family To Find Safe House After 'Bomb Plot': Book Terrorists had planned to carry out a blast at Matoshree, the home of Thackerays in 1989, forcing Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray to direct every member of the house to shift to a safer place for a......
14:39, 05/15/2019

Books of The Times: An Extraordinary New Book Dismantles the Myths That Surround Domestic Violence In “No Visible Bruises,” Rachel Louise Snyder reports on “a global health problem of epidemic proportions,” and writes about actionable changes that can help....
22:52, 05/07/2019

Book Excerpt: A Yankees Courtship: How George Steinbrenner Tried to Win Back Buck Showalter The Yankees owner fired Showalter in 1995 and hired Joe Torre as manager. Then angry fans weighed in, and Steinbrenner ended up in the Showalters’ living room trying to reverse everything....
00:13, 05/04/2019

Derby book Wembley final after Jack Marriott stuns Leeds in thriller After as rambunctious a play-off second leg as can possibly be imagined Derby County claimed the right to face Aston Villa in the final on 27 May to try for promotion to the Premier League. It was end-to-end entertainment all night, a feast of incide...
23:26, 05/15/2019

Never mind the quality, feel the 'woke' – Green Book, The New Negro and white guilt The best picture Oscar and the Pulitzer for biography have been bestowed on problematic and inferior works on raceArt highlighting the marginalized, blacks, gays and others, is more fashionable than ever. For the gatekeepers of culture, however, it i...
13:13, 05/11/2019

Books of The Times: Howard Stern Can Talk. This Book Shows He’s Also a Good Listener. In “Howard Stern Comes Again,” the radio host collects excerpts from his favorite interviews over the past two decades, with guests including Gwyneth Paltrow, Lady Gaga and Donald Trump....
17:00, 05/12/2019

Book Entry: Review: ‘Power Trip’ Ably Guides Us Through the History of Energy Michael E. Webber’s new book examines humanity’s relationship to energy over time and how each transition affected not just what we produce but how we live....
22:39, 05/17/2019

Author who shamed Washington, DC transit worker may lose book deal after backlash A firestorm on social media has ensued after writer Natasha Tynes, who was on the verge of releasing her fist novel, criticized a black Metro employee for eating on the train on Twitter, writing that she reported the woman to transit officials. Now a...
04:52, 05/13/2019

Former MLB All-Star David Cone opens up about highlights, mistakes and life lessons in new book Former Major League Baseball All-Star pitcher David Cone opens up about his mistakes and life lessons in the new book “Full Count: The Education of a Pitcher.”...
19:26, 05/14/2019

An Arizona Prisoner Was Sent a Book Critical of the Criminal Justice System. Now, the State Has Banned It In one of the most memorable passages of his seminal autobiography, civil rights leader Malcolm X made explicit the impact his in-prison education had on him. Arrested on charges of larceny and sentenced to 10 years in prison, Malcolm read voraciousl...
22:13, 05/16/2019

New details of Harper Lee true crime book revealed as briefcase mystery solved Author Casey Cep reveals discovery of ‘brimming’ cache of research by the novelist into Alabama preacher suspected of a string of murdersFeature: the real story behind Harper Lee’s lost true crime bookA long-rumoured briefcase containing research mat...
08:39, 05/04/2019

Derby complete stunning comeback against Leeds to book their place in the Championship play-off final Frank Lampard's first season as manager will end with a Championship play-off final after his Derby side edged out Leeds United in an incredible semi-final....
23:13, 05/15/2019

10 amazing photos: Rainbow explosion cake inventor Amirah Kassem has tasty new book Cake it all in! Colorful Amirah Kassem, founder of Flour Shop in New York City, has baked up a book all about cake, “The Power of Sprinkles.”        ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Books News: She Pulled Her Debut Book When Critics Found It Racist. Now She Plans to Publish. Amélie Wen Zhao canceled the June publication of her young adult novel, “Blood Heir,” after claims that it had insensitive depictions of slavery. Then she decided the critics were wrong....
20:52, 04/29/2019

Books of The Times: Gabriel García Márquez, Journalist? A Book Revives the Novelist’s First Calling “The Scandal of the Century: And Other Writings” collects García Márquez’s reporting. Along with Silvana Paternostro’s oral history “Solitude & Company,” it’s one of two new books about García Márquez’s life and work....
21:13, 05/06/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid criminal probe over children's book Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who has been away from the job amid a corruption scandal centered around a children's book, announced her resignation through her lawyer on Thursday, NBC News reports....
23:13, 05/02/2019

Penalty heartbreak for Eintracht Frankfurt as Chelsea book English Europa League final They never ran out of gas but Eintracht Frankfurt finally reached the end of the road in London on Thursday night. The German side came so close to the Europa League final but finally fell to Chelsea on penalties....
00:52, 05/10/2019

Very Smart Brothas x Mahogany Books Monthly Book Club: Zora and Langston by Yuval Taylor Since November 2018, VSB has teamed with Mahogany Books, an online and brick-and-mortar, black-owned bookstore located in Washington, D.C., to do a monthly book club. On the first Friday of each month, we meet in the bookstore and discuss the book we...
18:13, 05/15/2019

Baltimore mayor expected to resign Thursday amid FBI, state investigations into 'Healthy Holly' book Baltimore's embattled Mayor Catherine Pugh is expected to resign Thursday amid state and federal investigations into whether she used bulk sales of her self-published children's book to disguise kickbacks. ...
16:52, 05/02/2019

Author accused of shaming black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted Author Natasha Tynes has been accused of shaming a black woman who works on the Washington. D.C., Metro for eating on a train.        ...
04:13, 05/12/2019

Critics blast 'P is for Palestine' children's book as anti-Semitic; library postpones author event A public library in New Jersey has postponed a public reading of the alphabet book "P is for Palestine," after some members of the town's Jewish community claimed the book introduces youngsters to violence and anti-Semitism....
15:26, 05/18/2019

Keanu says John Wick is too busy killing dudes to pursue his real passion: Antique book restoration It is sometimes difficult, when watching the endlessly entertaining John Wick franchise of action films, to imagine what its title character might be doing when not on the run from or brutally murdering international assassins. Sure, you’ve got some...
05:00, 05/12/2019

Finding the Bright Side: Shannon Bream interviews 'personal hero' husband ahead of new book release To celebrate the release of her new book, "Finding the Bright Side: The Art of Chasing What Matters," Fox News anchor Shannon Bream interviewed her "personal heroes" who have played a big role in her life - the first of whom was her husband, Sheldon....
06:52, 05/14/2019

Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover: This Town Was Scared Of An Undead Clown That Chops People Apart With Its Axe, Until They Learned It Only Kills Those Who Have Committed The Sin Of Lust It’s easy to make snap judgments and get the wrong impression of people, and this story is a perfect example of why you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover: A small town was initially scared of the undead clown stalking their neighborhood until they ...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Tarana Burke to Sit Down With Reporter Jim DeRogatis About New R. Kelly Book, Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly For nearly 20 years, no one in media knew more about R. Kelly’s trail of alleged abuse then journalist Jim DeRogatis. Now, with his forthcoming book, Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly, DeRogatis tells the story behind his explosive reporting—and wh...
01:13, 05/18/2019

Finn and Poe to star in Choose Your Own Adventure book that probably won't let you choose to make them kiss Happy May the 4th to all the Star Wars fans out there this afternoon, a.k.a. proof that there’s no nerd pun so doofy that a massive corporation won’t co-opt it into its leviathan marketing aims. Among the many Star Wars Day announcements and promos D...
23:00, 05/04/2019

'Foldable' PC? Lenovo ThinkPad laptop screen bends in half like a book Lenovo is showing off not a foldable phone but a prototype of what the Chinese company claims as the first “foldable PC,” ThinkPad laptop.        ...
02:52, 05/14/2019

Henry Winkler inks 3-book deal for new 'Alien Superstar' series Henry Winkler has a three-book deal for a middle-grade series about an alien who somehow lands in Hollywood and becomes a teen sensation.        ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Jill Biden writes of marriage with Joe, 'totally shattering' death of son Beau in new book Jill Biden's "Where the Light Enters" gives insight to her marriage with former vice president Joe, and the crushing death of their son Beau.        ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Henry Winkler, Timothee Chalamet bond over Winkler's book character, Hank Zipzer When Henry Winkler met Timothee Chalamet, he got a surprise: The younger actor recalled him reading from a 'Hank Zipzer' book at school when he was 8.        ...
21:26, 05/15/2019

'The Mueller Report' is now officially a best-selling book Two published versions of the report found their way onto USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list.        ...
05:52, 05/03/2019

Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 to get cheaper Core i5 models with 16GB of RAM It seems that Microsoft is planning useful new spins on both the Surface Pro 6 and 15-inch Surface Book 2, with the introduction of Core i5 processor models that have 16GB of system memory.Previously, if you wanted 16GB of memory, you had to choose o...
14:13, 05/17/2019

From Pulp to pulp fiction: musical book jackets – in pictures Over the past three years, Todd Alcott has been turning famous song titles into alternative covers for vintage paperbacks. What started as a distraction for the LA-based screenwriter and graphic artist is now a continuing project with hundreds of ent...
19:13, 05/04/2019

Apple Pay can be used for iTunes, App Store and Apple Book purchases You can now use Apple Pay to make purchases from iTunes, the App Store and Apple Books. You can also use it for Apple Music and iCloud storage subscriptions. MacRumors spotted the change in a recently updated support document. The added Apple Pay opt...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Jeremy Corbyn admits language in book for which he wrote foreword 'deplorable' amid fresh anti-Semitism row Jeremy Corbyn has admitted some language used in a century-old book for which he wrote the foreword was "absolutely deplorable" as he faced a fierce backlash....
09:52, 05/02/2019

Abby Wambach's book, 'Wolfpack,' is a blueprint for how women can change the power dynamic Abby Wambach's new book is designed to be a blueprint for women to embrace their inner power and use it to create a better world.        ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Oprah shares her own life's purpose, insightful stories in new book, 'The Path Made Clear' What is your life's purpose? Oprah Winfrey is here to help you on your soul-searching journey with her new book, "The Path Made Clear."        ...
21:26, 05/15/2019

5 powerful, butt-kicking tips from Rachel Hollis' new book 'Girl, Stop Apologizing' In "Girl, Stop Apologizing," Rachel Hollis encourages readers to go for it. Here are five tips from the book to get you motivated.        ...
21:26, 05/15/2019

How Tottenham's Champions League group looked after three matches... as Spurs book 'miraculous' semi-final spot Tottenham booked their place in the last four of the Champions League for the first time despite a dramatic 4-3 defeat to Manchester City on Wednesday evening....
02:00, 05/09/2019

R.V. Burgin, the Marine whose book inspired HBO's 'The Pacific,' dies at 96 A Marine whose book about grueling jungle combat during WWII became a basis for the HBO miniseries “The Pacific” has died at his home in Texas.        ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

'Saved by the Bell's' Tiffani Thiessen on new children's book and THAT viral reunion photo Tiffani Thiessen and husband Brady Smith made a children's book to remind parents to look up from their phones because they're "missing it!"        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

'Fifty Shades of Grey' to 'The Mister': E.L. James' new book has tamer sex, social awareness After the "Fifty Shades of Grey" books, author E.L. James has a brand new story with brand new characters. But there's still sex.        ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Whoopi Goldberg spills her view on 'Ladies Who Punch': 'I didn't care about the book' "What happens for me at work is not for everybody, it's not their business," Whoopi Goldberg said of "View" tell-all book "Ladies Who Punch."        ...
14:39, 05/10/2019

John Oliver's parody book among the ALA's most 'challenged' works Oliver's book ranked No. 2 on the list of "challenged" books compiled by the American Library Association.        ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

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

Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification trial....
18:26, 05/16/2019

Ex-President Jimmy Carter home from hospital after breaking hip Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a hospital on Thursday and will recuperate at home after falling and breaking his hip earlier this week while preparing to leave on a turkey-hunting trip, the Carter Center said....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Zion Williamson lets Pelicans exhale thanks to ‘excited’ stepdad Put the conspiracy theories away. Zion Williamson’s stepfather, Lee Anderson, told the “Off The Bench” podcast that the presumptive No. 1 pick has no plans to return to Duke, despite not hiring an agent yet. The far-fetched idea gai...
18:52, 05/16/2019

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

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EST It’s that time again: Our favorite doctors are back to talk you through whatever health problem ails you, no matter how small or bizarre you think it is. After all, that weird pain in your arm could be a sign you’re hurtling toward a swift demise, ri...
19:13, 05/16/2019

How to Access Your Old Tax Returns How long you should keep old tax returns is up for debate, but one universal inconvenience remains: The time may come when you need documentation from a tax year you trashed, lost, or otherwise can’t access....
19:13, 05/16/2019

Austrian Muslims to challenge school headscarf ban in court The organization representing Austria's Muslims said on Thursday it would ask the Constitutional Court to reverse a ban on headscarves in primary schools a day after it was passed in parliament....
19:13, 05/16/2019

Farm loans and ports on Indian opposition's post-election agenda A loan waiver program for farmers and privatization of air and sea ports will be among the post-election priorities if India's opposition parties pull off an unexpected victory in the national vote, a regional party leader told Reuters....
19:13, 05/16/2019

Kate Moss lookalike fools everyone She’s no Kate Moss, but 38-year-old Denise Ohnona is the next best thing. After regularly being told she looked like the supermodel, this mother of two decided to hit the gym and embrace her doppelgänger status. Ohnona is regularly stopped on the str...
19:13, 05/16/2019

Why did Uefa hand Azerbaijan hosting rights for the Europa League final? The ruling body’s principle of rotating finals is a good one but the golden ticket has to be awarded for the right reasonsYou had to admire Uefa’s steadfastness in the face of unfortunate timing. The decision to award the hosting rights for the Europ...
19:26, 05/16/2019

De Blasio’s groundhog ‘killer’ days are coming back to haunt him The Republican National Committee came out swinging against Bill de Blasio on Thursday, hours after the mayor officially announced his candidacy for president. An email blast from the RNC included a “Bill de Blasio cheat sheet” with six zingers label...
19:26, 05/16/2019

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

Apex Legends Players Want Better, Cheaper Skins Apex Legends players feel that the game is cramping their style. Skins are a frequent source of complaint in the game’s community, cropping up in forum posts every few weeks. As a free-to-play game with a set roster of characters, skins are how playe...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Foreign-Born Workers Make Up Highest Percentage of U.S. Employment Since 1996 The share of U.S. workers born outside the country rose again last year, hitting the highest level in decades, boosted by steady immigration and a drop in the native-born birthrate....
19:39, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

Tiger had a messy start to the PGA. Here's how it happened Maybe there was some rust having taken so much time off since his Masters win. But Tiger struggled Thursday at Bethpage Black and is way back of leader Brooks Koepka....
20:00, 05/16/2019

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

IndiGo Shares Fall After Reports Of Differences Between Promoters Indigo Airlines: InterGlobe Aviation shares fell as much as 9.48 per cent to hit intraday low of Rs 1,456 after reports of differences between its promoters Rahul Bhatia and Rakesh Gangwal surfaced....
20:39, 05/16/2019

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

4 Your Health: The pros and cons of legalizing marijuana There have been positive and negative results from the legalization of marijuana. A look at the bad and good about legalizing marijuana. Researchers from the University Of California San Francisco reviewed hospital data from Colorado. They found admi...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Thursday Forecast: Breezy and “cooler” this afternoon TUCSON – A weather system is approaching our area. Yesterday we saw some of the hottest temperatures we have seen so far this year. However, that is all about to change. A storm system will move north of the area today. This will bring gusty w...
20:52, 05/16/2019

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

Walmart: Tariffs will increase prices for shoppers The chief financial officer of Walmart warned more tariffs could lead to an increase in prices for shoppers.        ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Fred's closing 104 more stores in summer, see the list Fred's is closing 104 more stores, which represent 18% of the company. Mississippi, Arkansas, Georgia and Tennessee losing the most locations.        ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Gear up for a wet, wild summer with this trailer for Hulu's Das Boot sequel series Beware the splash zone, kids, because an eight-hour sequel series to Wolfgang Petersen’s acclaimed, claustrophobic submarine drama Das Boot is ready to surface. Based on Lothar-Günther Buchheim’s Das Boot and Die Festung (The Fortress) novels, the st...
21:00, 05/16/2019

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

Bayer confident of appeals of glyphosate weed killer court defeats: executive Bayer AG is confident its appeals of recent court rulings that its glyphosate weed killer Roundup caused cancer will be successful, a senior executive said on Thursday, amid a steep selloff of the company's shares this week....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Global stocks rise after strong earnings, deal news; data lifts U.S. yields World stock markets were buoyed by deal-making news and solid earnings from Dow components Cisco and Walmart on Thursday while strong economic data pushed U.S. bond yields higher even as investors struggled to make sense of the latest developments in...
21:00, 05/16/2019

SAT to Add ‘Adversity Score’ That Rates Students’ Hardships The College Board is adding a measure of students’ socioeconomic background, including factors like the crime and poverty levels where they live, to help colleges put test scores in context....
21:00, 05/16/2019

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

Saudi-Led Airstrikes Target Yemeni Rebels After Drone Attack Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed areas held by Iran-allied rebels in Yemen as Saudi officials accused Tehran of ordering the group to stage an attack on its facilities this week....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Nunes to Democrats: Don’t just criticize Trump’s immigration overhaul, introduce your own plan Democrats should introduce their own comprehensive immigration reform plan instead of merely criticizing President Trump’s soon-to-be-announced immigration overhaul proposal, according to Rep. Devin Nunes....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Federal agents arrest four protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy in Maduro-Guaido standoff After a month-long standoff, four protesters who had been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy were arrested by federal law enforcement officers and forcibly removed from the building on Thursday....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Booker deputy campaign manager donates to Gillibrand campaign to 'ensure' debate spot Deputy campaign manager for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker donated funds this week to one of the New Jersey Senator’s many opponents....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Pelosi: Congress can use impeachment to legally justify Trump subpoenas House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been loath to endorse the ideas of impeaching President Trump or using Congress' inherent contempt power to detain Attorney General Bill Barr, but on Thursday she suggested that Democrats could use these powers in creat...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Fortnite's New John Wick Mode Is Basically Just Fortnite With Nice Suits Fortnite Battle Royale is having a tie-in event with the movie John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, offering a limited time mode and sleek new skins. The mode, called Wick’s Bounty, doesn’t feel like it has much to do with John Wick—who I once saw kill...
21:39, 05/16/2019

New Switch Discount Program Is Unnecessarily Complicated Rather than simply discount its digital games like every other video game platform, Nintendo is running a new Switch promotion where players can purchase special vouchers that can then be traded in for new games, turning the entire process into a con...
21:39, 05/16/2019

Lebanese bid farewell to ex-cardinal at state funeral Lebanon is bidding farewell to the former patriarch of Lebanon's Maronite Christian church at a state funeral attended by the country's top political and spiritual leaders....
21:39, 05/16/2019

Lions QB Matthew Stafford: Wife 'right where the doctors want her to be' after brain surgery Kelly Stafford's recovery from brain surgery is 'right where the doctors want,' Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said.        ...
21:52, 05/16/2019

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

Tommy Fleetwood shoots 67, among early leaders at PGA US Open runner-up Tommy Fleetwood back on Long Island for another major, once again looking up at Brooks Koepka on leaderboard        ...
21:52, 05/16/2019

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

Brendan Fraser Used to Kiss Leslie Mann "On the Lips" Every Morning On Set: "I Was in Love With Him!" Leslie Mann never told Brendan Fraser about her late '90s crush. But the cat's out of the bag in this clip from Wednesday's Busy Tonight, which sees Leslie waxing nostalgic......
21:52, 05/16/2019

Homebuilding came to a halt at end of 2018: Taylor Morrison CEO CNBC's Diana Olick sat down with Sheryl Palmer, Taylor Morrison CEO, at CNBC's Capital Exchange event to discuss the current state of the homebuilding industry....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Man arrested for stealing 730 avocados from ranch A California man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly stole hundreds of dollars worth of avocados from a ranch, according to officials. Christian Lara Medrano, 37, was caught on surveillance video Sunday taking part in the alleged heist, the San L...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Teen finds prehistoric jaw bone of mastodon on Iowa farm A teenager got a big surprise while looking for arrowheads on an Iowa farm. Instead of any arrowheads, the teen found a 30-inch jaw bone of a mastodon — a prehistoric hairy elephant, related to the mammoth. Mastodons went extinct about 10,000 y...
22:13, 05/16/2019

The Biggest Party of the Year, Made Even Better—Essence Fest Just Booked Our Forever First Lady! What a time to be alive—and what a year to be at Essence Fest! The annual convention of black girl magic just announced a major coup: Essence’s December/January cover girl, Michelle Obama will be making her Essence Fest debut on July 6, 2019 at the L...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Sign Up For Butcher Box, Get a Bunch Of Extra Barbecue-Friendly Meats For Free We’re big fans of Butcher Box’s meat-by-mail deliveries of grass-fed beef, heritage grade pork, and organic chicken, and if you sign up for a new account today, you’ll get everything you need to host a little barbecue thrown in for free....
22:13, 05/16/2019

Court TV Relaunches in the Black Lives Matter Era, With Activist Lawyer Yodit Tewolde at the Helm Back in the mid-’90s, when game shows had finally fallen out of favor and the talk show wars had devastated Montel, Maury and Sally Jesse Raphael, leaving Oprah on the Iron Throne, there was one mainstay for your middle-aged aunts, grandmas and house...
22:13, 05/16/2019

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

Britain's cross-party Brexit talks due to end soon: BBC's Watt Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party will soon draw to a close after the ruling party gave up on finding a compromise to break the Brexit impasse, a BBC reporter said on Thursday....
22:39, 05/16/2019

'The world still has not done anything,' says slain Saudi journalist's fiancee Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist murdered at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, said on Thursday she could not believe that no one has yet faced serious consequences for the crime....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Dems plan slice-and-dice strategy to pressure McConnell House Democrats can’t get Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to hold a vote on their biggest legislative accomplishment.So they’re going to pass it all over again.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is eyeing a new strategy that would tak...
22:52, 05/16/2019

North West 200: Irwin smashes lap record to seal Superbike pole Three-time North West 200 race winner Glen Irwin smashed the lap record to claim Superbike pole, beating Tuesday SBK pacesetter Dean Harrison by 0.206 seconds...
22:52, 05/16/2019

U.S. Commerce Department publishes Huawei export blacklist order The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday formally placed Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 68 affiliates in more than two dozen countries on its so-called “Entity List” - a move that bans the telecom giant from buying parts and components from American ...
22:52, 05/16/2019

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

Watch: Security camera catches baboons using backyard pool A South African family who suspected rude neighbors were trespassing in their backyard pool set up a security camera that identifies the culprits -- local baboons....
23:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Venezuela’s Guaidó confirms Norway peace effort CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is confirming efforts in Norway to mediate between the opposition and the government of President Nicolás Maduro. Gu...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Trump administration pulls $1B for California rail project SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is canceling nearly $1 billion in federal money for California’s high-speed rail project. The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it will not give California the money, saying th...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Get Involved with LemonAid Days LemonAiD Days – giving help and hope to homeless children. LemonAiD supports local homeless children while empowering young people to make a positive difference in our community. By operating a LemonAiD stand during the month of June, kids rais...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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

Traveling as a trans person: It's complicated Have you ever felt nervous while raising your arms above your head in the body scanner at the security checkpoint at the airport? Or felt a pang of anxiety as you took the first step out of the airport and into a new country where you don't know a so...
23:26, 05/16/2019

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

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

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea––a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat lens, introduced last week, has taken off, with “gender-swapping” photos and videos prolife...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Man to stay jailed over talk about avenging mosque attacks A federal judge has ruled a New York man will remain in custody in Montana pending his June 24 trial over charges that he lied to authorities about discussions he had about joining the Islamic State group and attacking random people to avenge shootin...
23:52, 05/16/2019

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

I.M. Pei, World-Renowned Architect, Is Dead at 102 Mr. Pei, a committed modernist, was one of the few architects equally attractive to real estate developers, corporate chieftains and art museum boards....
00:13, 05/17/2019

New York Giants sign draft pick Corey Ballentine, weeks after being wounded in Kansas shooting The New York Giants signed sixth-round draft pick Corey Ballentine to a contract Thursday – weeks after he was wounded and his former college teammate was killed in a Kansas shooting....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Bruce Willis hears boos from Phillies fans after one-hopping first pitch Philadelphia Phillies fans let Bruce Willis hear it after the “Die Hard” actor threw a bad first pitch before Wednesday’s 5-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers....
00:26, 05/17/2019

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

Six Great Smart Devices For Your Furry Friend Are you passionate about technology? I’m pretty sure your dog is too. After all, dogs are reflections of their owners. You probably have deep conversations with Siri or Alexa in a fully tech-outfitted home, and your doggie doesn’t get anything? They ...
00:52, 05/17/2019

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

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

‘Not a big deal’ NYPD Lt. texted after Eric Garner’s death An NYPD lieutenant assured an underling shortly after Eric Garner’s fatal arrest that the situation was “not a big deal,” it was revealed on the fourth day of Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s departmental trial, drawing gasps from Ga...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Division 2 Players Beat Game’s First Raid In Five Grueling Hours It took a significant chunk of the day for any of the eight-player groups streaming The Division 2’s new Operation Dark hours raid on Twitch to finally clear it. The POG clan, led by Division streamer and YouTuber Marcostyle, managed to knock off the...
01:13, 05/17/2019

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

James Wan and Lindsey Beer join Mark Millar's The Magic Order on Netflix With Netflix dropping its Marvel shows and fully committing to original content, the streaming service has had to turn somewhere else for a way to address the all-important comic book adaptation genre. It landed on Mark Millar, the guy behind Wanted,...
01:13, 05/17/2019

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

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

Koepka leads PGA by 1 after course-record 63 Brooks Koepka said before the start of the 101st PGA Championship that he believes majors are easier to win because perhaps only 35-40 players begin the tournament with a legitimate shot of beating him....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Nats' Sánchez strains hamstring, will go on injured list Nationals pitcher Aníbal Sánchez will go on the injured list after leaving in the second inning of Washington's 7-6 win against the New York Mets        ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Congressional leaders get classified briefing on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders received a classified briefing on Iran from the White House Thursday following criticism that lawmakers have been kept out of the loop about recent military moves in the Middle East. Members of the so-called Ga...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Dominique Morris Wins Tommy Bell Award Lexington, KY (LEX 18) — Lexington Catholic Senior Dominique Morris is the 2019 winner of the Tommy Bell Award, given to the most outstanding high school student-athlete in the city of Lexington. Dominique has been on the varsity soccer team si...
02:13, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Relative: Texas cop harassed woman many times HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of a police shooting of a Houston-area woman (all times local): 4:40 p.m. A woman says a police officer harassed her cousin more than 10 times at their Houston-area apartment complex before he finally sh...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Drone-Based Project to Study How Tornadoes Form A new project across the Great Plains rolled out this week with hopes of better understanding thunderstorms and the tornadoes they spawn. The goal of the project is improve forecasting of supercells, or spinning thunderstorms, and the hazards they ca...
02:13, 05/17/2019

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

The Trailer: What to make of the campaign of former senator Mike Gravel In this edition: The 24th Democratic candidate for president, the mixed welcome reception for Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio, and the abortion wars engulfing both parties....
02:26, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Juice Wrld on losing ‘Lucid Dreams’ money: ‘I really don’t give no f–k’ If you think that Juice Wrld is bitter about Sting banking a reported 85% of the royalties for “Lucid Dreams” — his 2018 hit that interpolates the former Police frontman’s 1993 single “Shape of My Heart” — think again. To Juice, that lilting guitar l...
02:52, 05/17/2019

Danny Lee shoots 64, sits 2nd to Koepka after PGA 1st round Danny Lee shoots 6-under 64 in opening round of PGA Championship to sit one stroke behind leader Brooks Koepka        ...
02:52, 05/17/2019

2019 PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka soars into lead, Tiger Woods shoots 72 Brooks Koepka sat atop the leaderboard at the 101st PGA Championship, coasting through a bogey-free round of 63 that set the course record at Bethpage Black....
03:26, 05/17/2019

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102 -New York Times I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
03:39, 05/17/2019

Top U.S. lawmakers press Pompeo for answers on Iran arms control report The chairmen of three congressional committees on national security on Thursday pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to explain whether a Trump administration arms control report was politicized and slanted assessments about Iran....
03:39, 05/17/2019

Jets WR Robby Anderson signs restricted free agent tender New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson signs second-round restricted free agent tender, worth $3.095 million        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

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

Who Is Playing Batman In the New Superhero Film? Robert Pattinson Is Currently a Frontrunner There's a new Caped Crusader in town (kinda)! Robert Pattinson is rumored to star in Matt Reeves' upcoming The Batman film, Variety reports. While the news hasn't been......
04:39, 05/17/2019

Here's Drake's Response to Claims He Underwent Plastic Surgery to Get a 6-Pack Drake's physique is all natural... and he's not afraid to make it known. The 32-year-old rapper was most definitely feeling himself on Thursday evening when he took to Instagram......
04:39, 05/17/2019

Warriors rule Durant (calf) out for Games 3 and 4 Kevin Durant will miss Games 3 and 4 of the Warriors' Western Conference finals series against the Trail Blazers, coach Steve Kerr told ESPN's Doris Burke, in addition to missing tonight's Game 2....
04:52, 05/17/2019

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

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Modi proclaims a cleaner India, but the reality may be more murky Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of India's capital, New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
05:00, 05/17/2019

The Next Evolution of Online Shopping Is Letting a Bot Buy You Underwear Online retailers are engaged in a constant, all-consuming quest to make the process of buying stuff ever faster and more efficient and to remove as many barriers between you and the final click-confirmed purchase as possible. Amazon has experimented ...
05:13, 05/17/2019

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

Condé Nast sells Brides to Dotdash, which plans to end print version Condé Nast sold Brides to Dotdash, which is part of Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActiveCorp, which plans to shut down the 85-year-old print version of the six-times-a-year magazine after the August/September issue. A Condé spokesman said that subscribers ...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Genetic self-experimenting “biohacker” under investigation by health officials Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. (credit: Andrew Matthews / Getty Images) Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zayner is under investigation by California state officials for practicing medicine without a license. Z...
06:00, 05/17/2019

China charges two Canadian men caught up in its disputes with U.S. over trade and arrest of Huawei executive The pair were arrested in December after Meng Wangzhou, chief financial officer for China’s Huawei Technologies, was arrested in Vancouver, B.C., on U.S. charges....
06:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Executes a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and supporting the death penalty....
07:00, 05/17/2019

Small plane lands on Florida highway during rush hour MAITLAND, Fla. (AP) — A small airplane made an emergency landing on a Florida highway ramp during rush hour and crashed into a car. News outlets report the plane landed Thursday around 5:30 p.m. on an Interstate 4 on-ramp in Maitland, just north of O...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Venezuela’s dead revolution shows the limitations of the crowd | Simon Jenkins From Caracas to Extinction Rebellion, the will of the masses doesn’t always triumphWhatever happened to the Venezuelan revolution? Two weeks ago, we were assured by the media it was all over, bar the shouting. Television showed crowds controlling the...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Rugby Australia sacks Israel Folau for anti-gay social media post Australian rugby's governing body has terminated the contract of fullback Israel Folau for breaching the players' code of conduct. In a social media post, Folau said that hell awaited "drunks, homosexuals, adulterers."...
07:52, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

414 Million Plastic Pieces Found On "Australia's Last Unspoilt Paradise" Some 414 million pieces of plastic, including one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes, were found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, a new research has......
08:52, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning Sent Back To Jail For Contempt Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a grand jury believed to be investigating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange....
08:52, 05/17/2019

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

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.        ...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Tesla slashes solar panel prices With discussions about climate change and climate legislation at the forefront of many minds across the United States, Tesla has announced plans to cut the price of its solar panels to 16% below market average....
09:13, 05/17/2019

'You win or you die!' The hardest Game of Thrones quiz ever Know your Drogon from your Hodor? Ahead of the GoT finale, put your knowledge to the ultimate testWhat is the Iron Bank’s representative, played by Mark Gatiss, called?Quorin HalfhandXaro Xhoan DaxonHoward from the HalifaxTycho NestorisWho was respon...
09:39, 05/17/2019

"Terrorists Abound In All Religions": Kamal Haasan Defends Godse Comment Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan today said he was "not intimidated" by the backlash over his comment that Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, "independent India's first extremist", was a......
09:52, 05/17/2019

NBC's Seth Meyers a 'useful idiot' for some Dems' anti-Semitism, columnist writes After NBC "Late Night" host Seth Meyers welcomed U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib onto his talk show this week, one conservative columnist blasted the former "Saturday Night Live" cast member as a “useful idiot,” alleging that Meyers was giving the far-left M...
10:00, 05/17/2019

RPT-Investors renew calls for Deutsche Bank to trim investment bank Deutsche Bank investors are renewing calls for it to scale back its investment bank division ahead of what promises to be a challenging annual shareholder meeting next week....
10:26, 05/17/2019

Yuan slides past key 6.9/dollar mark on fresh U.S.-China tensions China's yuan fell past the psychologically-important 6.9 per dollar level to its weakest in nearly five months on Friday, amid signs of an escalation in Sino-U.S. trade tensions. The Chinese currency is set for a fifth straight weekly loss and ha...
10:26, 05/17/2019

Tucson man bitten by bobcat during rescue, per AZGFD TUCSON – A Tucson man was bitten by a bobcat kitten on Wednesday, May 16. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said the man located the kitten in a backyard near a pool. When he tried to return the cat to its family, he was bitten. The victim w...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Kamala Harris Invokes Indian Heritage In Reply To Trump Immigration Plan Kamala Harris, the first Indian-origin Senator castigated President Donald Trump's merit-based immigration plan saying it was "short-sighted" and invoked her unique background as a Democratic......
12:13, 05/17/2019

French Doctor Suspected In 17 More Poisoning Cases A French doctor already under investigation for poisoning seven patients has been charged with poisoning 17 more people at a clinic in eastern France, one of his lawyers said....
12:13, 05/17/2019

Witness: Inmate prays, sings during execution A man convicted of killing his wife decades ago prayed and sang hymns as he was put to death Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee. Don Johnson, 68, was executed via lethal injection for the 1984 suffocation of his wife, Connie Johnson. (May 17)  &#...
12:13, 05/17/2019

Berlin protest highlights plight of migrants in Med. Activists in Berlin have added a life vest to the capital’s iconic “Molecule Man” statue to raise awareness to the perilous plight of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean into Europe...
12:13, 05/17/2019

Singapore's GIC Takes Stake in WaterBridge at $3 Billion Valuation Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC has bought a stake in WaterBridge Resources in a deal that values the Houston-based handler of oil-drilling wastewater at nearly $3 billion including debt, according to people familiar with the matter....
12:13, 05/17/2019

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the entrepreneur who previously said he has no money....
12:13, 05/17/2019

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

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

Mercedes USA picks China chief Speeks to replace Exler as CEO Nicholas Speeks, 60, a career-long veteran of Mercedes-Benz, takes over from Dietmar Exler, who is leaving the company for a role said to be outside the auto industry....
12:52, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Amazon takes top stake in UK food delivery firm Deliveroo LONDON (AP) — Amazon is investing in British meal delivery company Deliveroo, expanding its reach into food retailing. Deliveroo said Friday that it raised $575 million from investors led by Amazon. It said Amazon will become Deliveroo’s larges...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of international aid groups say conditions in Syria’s northwest have reached “crisis point” and are calling for an immediate end to the fighting. The aid groups said, in an appeal issued Friday, violence has dis...
13:13, 05/17/2019

EU citizens in UK have their say on Brexit in European vote LONDON (AP) — Hedwig Hegtermans has lived in Britain for two decades, but she didn’t have a vote when the country decided in 2016 to leave the European Union. She’s determined to have her say on Brexit now. An election for the European Pa...
13:13, 05/17/2019

South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul and Abu Dhabi say that one South Korean and three Filipinos have been released following months of captivity in Libya. The United Arab Emirates foreign ministry said Friday the four, held captive by armed groups in Lib...
13:13, 05/17/2019

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

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

Google, Facebook, Twitter still falling short in combating fake news - EU Facebook, Google and Twitter are still not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, the European Commission said on Friday in its latest report....
13:26, 05/17/2019

IMF: Mozambique debt talks with Russia's VTB on MAM loan "almost finalized" Mozambique's restructuring discussions with Russian lender VTB over a loan to the state-owned Mozambique Asset Management (MAM) are in the final stretch, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its latest country report....
13:26, 05/17/2019

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

From The Archers to HBO: how Sally Wainwright conquered TV She was fired by Emmerdale, injected some much-needed grit into Coronation Street and struck gold with Last Tango in Halifax and Happy Valley. Now Sally Wainwright is going international. By Rebecca NicholsonOne morning last summer, in the grounds of...
13:39, 05/17/2019

My life in sex: the man who goes to cuddle parties Who cuddles whom flows organically, and it’s not just in pairsAs a 56-year-old man living in a conservative area of Texas, I would never have predicted the amazing personal growth I have experienced since being introduced to cuddle parties three year...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Arizona woman escapes ‘sex dungeon,’ forced to sleep in a cage, police say An Arizona man was arrested last week on suspicion of kidnapping and aggravated assault after a woman escaped from a “sex dungeon,” according to court documents revealed Wednesday. ...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Amazon Renews Efforts to Enter Europe’s Food Sector With a Big Stake in U.K. Meal Courier Deliveroo Deliveroo announced on Friday that Amazon is the largest investor in the U.K.-based meal delivery company’s latest round of funding. Although the specific amount was not disclosed, the funding round totaled $575 million, according to a Delivero...
13:52, 05/17/2019

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

Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 to get cheaper Core i5 models with 16GB of RAM It seems that Microsoft is planning useful new spins on both the Surface Pro 6 and 15-inch Surface Book 2, with the introduction of Core i5 processor models that have 16GB of system memory.Previously, if you wanted 16GB of memory, you had to choose o...
14:13, 05/17/2019

Pixel 3a XL review: the cheaper Google phone to buy Great camera, top software, OK battery and performance, in a plastic body that’s a bit too wideWith a price-tag of £469, the Pixel 3a XL tries to offer the best of Google, but costing £400 less than its top-end siblingThe bigger brother of Google’s o...
14:39, 05/17/2019

EU to punish cyberattackers with sanctions The European Union has adopted a sanctions regime aimed at cracking down on cyberattacks. Travel bans and asset freezes are among the measures announced....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Deontay Wilder's comments about opponent's death 'against the spirit of our sport,' WBC president says Boxing star Deontay Wilder’s comments about his upcoming bout with Dominic Breazeale were “against the spirit of our sport,” WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said on social media Thursday....
14:52, 05/17/2019

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

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

University backtracks on disputed Voynich manuscript theory Bristol distances itself from academic who claims to have solved century-old mysteryA university that breathlessly declared one of its academics had cracked the code of the celebrated Voynich manuscript has been forced into an embarrassing climbdown ...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Amazon squares up to Uber with backing for UK food app Deliveroo Amazon has taken a stake in British online food delivery company Deliveroo, leading a $575 million fundraising to pit itself against Uber Eats in the global race to dominate the market for takeaway meals....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Trump says he hopes for no war as US-Iran tensions escalate President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Digital Cold War Here’s one vision of the future: In half the world, driverless cars built by Baidu and connected by Huawei’s 5G wireless service carry residents who shop online with Alibaba and post selfies with WeChat. In the other half, those activities are domina...
15:26, 05/17/2019

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

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

Spain: Coach Luis Enrique staying despite personal problem The Spanish soccer federation says it has not considered replacing national coach Luis Enrique despite his long absence for personal reasons        ...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President Bashar al-Assad uses to crack down on opposition....
15:26, 05/17/2019

Facebook’s A.I. Whiz Now Faces the Task of Cleaning It Up. Sometimes That Brings Him to Tears. Facebook has heralded artificial intelligence as a solution to its toxic content problems. Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology officer, says it won’t solve everything....
15:52, 05/17/2019

David Cameron’s Book Isn’t Out Yet. The Scathing Commentary Is. News of an autobiography from the former prime minister who left Britain the Brexit mess attracted a digital stream of creative mockery and vulgarity....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Watch: 'Big Bang Theory' cast praise series finale on 'Late Show' The cast of "The Big Bang Theory" reunited on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to discuss the recently aired series finale of their long-running sitcom....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according to Brazilian media reports....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Two-Wheeler Riders Without Helmet Will Not Be Able To Buy Petrol In Noida Two-wheeler riders without a helmet will not be able to buy petrol in Noida and Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh, after the Noida District Administration has taken an initiative by announcing the move.......
16:13, 05/17/2019

MLB roundup: Yelich homers twice as Brewers pound Phillies Christian Yelich homered twice, and Yasmani Grandal added a homer and four RBIs as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers won their third in a row with an 11-3 victory Thursday over the Philadelphia Phillies....
16:13, 05/17/2019

This $119 Pressure Washer Is Cheaper Than Therapy You might not think you need a pressure washer, but after spending 10 minutes on r/pressurewashingporn, you’ll have your credit card out. For a limited time, Walmart and Amazon’s marked down a powerful Sun Joe washer down to $119, a new all-time low....
16:26, 05/17/2019

At $16,800, Could This '1957 Porsche Speedster' Replica Be a Real Deal? They say that imitation is the sincerest from of flattery, and if that’s so then today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Speedster should make Ferry Porsche’s descendants feel very flattered indeed. Let’s see if its price deserves similar adulation....
16:26, 05/17/2019

Belgian ex-king ordered to take paternity test or pay daily fine A Belgian court has ruled that Albert II, the former king of Belgium, will be fined €5,000 ($5,600) every day until he takes a DNA test to determine whether he fathered a child during an alleged affair....
16:39, 05/17/2019

President Trump Has Decided Not to Impose New Tariffs on Cars and Auto Parts – for Now (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is delaying any decision to impose auto tariffs on car and auto part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting talks with European nations and Japan. Trump announced his decision t...
16:52, 05/17/2019

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

NYPD Commander Texted 'Not a Big Deal' After Being Told of Eric Garner's Death A Staten Island police commander involved in the arrest of Eric Garner, the black man who died after an NYPD officer put him in a chokehold for allegedly selling loose cigarettes in 2014, assured one of his officers that Garner’s death was “not a big...
16:52, 05/17/2019

New Hermeus supersonic aircraft would make NY-London trip in 90 minutes Aerospace company Hermeus unveiled plans to develop an aircraft that could travel at speeds of up to Mach 5 -- cutting travel time from New York to London from 7 hours to 90 minutes. ...
17:00, 05/17/2019

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

A boxing champion says he wants to kill a man in the ring: 'This is a gladiator’s sport’ The WBC heavyweight champion said of upcoming opponent and longtime rival Dominic Breazeale, "His life is on the line for this fight, and I do mean his life. I'm still trying to get me a body on my record."...
17:00, 05/17/2019

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

F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes Into California Warehouse, Worker Captures Aftermath on Video On Thursday, an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse near the March Air Reserve Base in southern California. The pilot ejected and survived, but roughly a dozen people inside the warehouse were sent to the hospital for minor injuries related to ...
17:13, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

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

CANADA STOCKS-TSX dragged lower by U.S.-China trade tensions Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, as Chinese media took a tough stance on the trade war between the United States and China, reviving fears of a global economic slowdown....
17:52, 05/17/2019

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

Third fatal Tesla Autopilot crash renews questions about the system Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Nissan retains Saikawa as CEO, in likely rebuff of Renault Nissan Motor Co said on Friday that Hiroto Saikawa would stay on as chief executive, backing the protege of former boss Carlos Ghosn even as top shareholder Renault had earlier pushed for a change in the Japanese automaker's leadership....
18:13, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The US Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, which was sank by a Nazi U-boat in 1942....
18:13, 05/17/2019

Firefighter Comforts Dog Following Fatal Crash LYON COUNTY, Ky. (WPSD Local 6) – A firefighter comforted a dog following a terrible crash in Lyon County. According to WPSD Local 6, a bystander snapped the heartbreaking photo following a fatal crash on I-24. One person was trapped in his veh...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Israeli disinformation campaign targeted Nigerian election JERUSALEM (AP) — A U.S. think tank that analyzes misinformation online has found that an Israel-based influence campaign busted by Facebook had stumped for the winning candidate in the February 2019 Nigerian presidential elections. The Atlantic Counc...
18:26, 05/17/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on the ruling military council to ensure the protection of peaceful demonstrators. Aristi...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Mati Diop on being the first black woman director in Cannes CANNES, France (AP) — The 36-year-old French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black woman filmmaker in competition in the 72 years of the Cannes Film Festival. Her film, “Atlantics,” is about women left behind in Dakar when many...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Man Charged In Fatal Bar Shooting To Appear In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The man accused of killing one person in a shooting at a Lexington bar is set to appear in court for arraignment Friday afternoon. Police say an altercation back in April, between 69-year-old Larry Walters and 68-year-old Jam...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Kelly Stafford is 'right where the doctors need her to be,' husband Matthew Stafford says Kelly Stafford is “right where the doctors need her to be” following her brain surgery, her husband Matthew Stafford told a Detroit radio station Thursday....
18:26, 05/17/2019