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WWII D-Day memorabilia up for auction

An iconic piece of World War II history, the bell from a craft that landed on the beaches of Omaha on D-Day, is set to go up for auction later this week....

WWII D-Day memorabilia up for auction

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DDAY prisoner of war looks back 75 years later 75 years have passed since Dennis Trudeau was taken prisoner by German soldiers after parachuting into France, but the memories are as clear as ever. (May 23)        ...
09:39, 05/23/2019

Kevin Mawae donates memorabilia to Pro Football Hall of Fame A poem that hung in Kevin Mawae's locker is among more than 200 items he's donated to the Pro Football Hall of Fame with many to be displayed this summer as part of an exhibit featuring Mawae as a member of the Class of 2019   &#...
21:26, 05/08/2019

Disney World employee busted after posting photos of stolen memorabilia online Maybe he was the real Dumbo at Disney. A former Disney World employee accused of stealing $7,000 in memorabilia was arrested after posting photos of the missing items online, according to authorities. Patrick Allen Spikes, 24, became a suspect when h...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Mugs, Boots, Teddy Bears, Oh My! The Over-the-Top Memorabilia for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Royal Baby Baby fever is here loud and clear! After much anticipation, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcomed their first child, a baby boy, on May 6, and royal fans around the world are beaming......
01:00, 05/09/2019

WWII vet gets high school diploma with grandson A 91-year-old World War II veteran walked across the stage this week to receive an honorary high school diploma. His grandson, a senior in the graduating class of 2019, walked across the stage with him....
04:26, 05/11/2019

Vintage D-Day warplane honors WWII vets Captain Joe Fisher has been flying "warbirds" for 25 years and has been flying the FlaBob Express for about five years, he says "it's the funnest thing I fly and I fly a lot of airplanes." (May 10)        ...
08:39, 05/11/2019

WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The U.S. 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. (May 17)...
11:00, 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

91-year-old WWII vet gets high school diploma with grandson DERRY, Pa. (AP) — A 91-year-old World War II veteran has finally received his high school diploma, eight decades after leaving school to support his family. Pete Sabedra walked across the stage at Derry Area Middle School, about 40 miles east of Pitt...
16:39, 05/09/2019

WWII plane rescued from boneyard to join D-Day anniversary BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A World War II aircraft that took part in the D-Day invasion in 1944 is returning to Europe for the 75th anniversary of the battle. Found in Wisconsin and restored, the C-47 named That’s All, Brother will drop paratroope...
08:13, 05/21/2019

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

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

Stamp to honor WWII battleship where Japan surrendered KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp honoring the famous World War II battleship the USS Missouri that was the site of Japan’s unconditional surrender on Sept. 2, 1945, in Tokyo Bay. The Postal Service says that th...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Navajo Code Talker who fought in WWII dies Fleming Begaye Sr., a member of the top-secret Navajo Code Talker program that developed an unbreakable code language during World War II, has died, according to Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez...
02:13, 05/14/2019

WWII-Era Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Sr. Dies At 97 CHINLE, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has announced that World War II-era Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Sr. has died. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez says Begaye died Friday in Chinle, Arizona. He was 97. The cause of death was not disclose...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Van driver quizzed by police after WWII veteran, 94, dies in crash A van driver has been questioned by police on suspicion of causing the death by dangerous driving of a 94-year-old woman who served in an all-female Second World War air defence unit ....
15:39, 05/15/2019

Kentucky WWII Veteran To Receive French Legion Of Honor WILMORE, Ky. (AP) — A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs says Alvin H. Perry, of Wilmore, will receive the med...
12:39, 05/14/2019

How Nazi Germany Got A Lot Closer To Building A Nuclear Weapon In WWII A cube of uranium. A Nazi plan to build a nuclear bomb. A search for the fate of the remaining pieces of an experiment that might have altered history....
04:26, 05/12/2019

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is keeping fans engaged better than WWII did Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is doing a better job of keeping players than its predecessor, WWII, according to Activision Blizzard's Q1 financial report.Read More...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations A Polish official says there exist no documents or records to show that Poland ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany...
16:13, 05/21/2019

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WWII, UN arms research chief warns GENEVA — The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War II, a senior UN security expert said Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously. Renata Dwan, director of the UN Institute for Disa...
21:26, 05/22/2019

WWII veteran finally gets funeral more than 7 decades after his death at Pearl Harbor More than seven decades have passed since Navy Seaman 1st Class Hale McKissack's death aboard the USS Oklahoma in 1941.        ...
03:39, 05/07/2019

91-year-old WWII vet suffers fatal head injury at nursing home A 91-year-old World War II Navy veteran suffered a fatal blow to the head when he tumbled out of his wheelchair at an Iowa Veterans Affairs nursing home....
03:52, 05/05/2019

How one couple added £1.6m value to a wreck bought at auction A young London couple snapped up an old Victorian house at auction without even viewing it, hacked out its seven bedsits and created their stunning family 'forever' home....
17:00, 05/13/2019

Whodunnit! The secret artists' auction – in pictures Pictures on a Postcard auctions anonymous signed works by big-name photographers from Larry Clark to Roger Ballen, Todd Hido and Karen Knorr. Here are our favourites … Continue reading......
09:00, 05/16/2019

The Missing Link Between Volkswagen and Porsche Is Up for Auction We all know that the first Porsche, the 356, was built in 1948, and largely derived from Volkswagen Type I (you know, the Beetle) designs and components. Ferdinand Porsche was, of course, the lead engineer in charge of developing the car that would b...
22:39, 05/16/2019

Starboard takes new position in KAR Auction Services Activist investment firm Starboard Value has taken a new position in KAR Auction Services, the firm's founder Jeffrey Smith said at a conference on Tuesday....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so far....
20:39, 05/23/2019

India to auction fugitive billionaire's art collection Indian tax authorities are hoping for a windfall with the auction on Tuesday of rare oil paintings that were once part of fugitive billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi's collection and have been seized by the government....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Claude Monet painting sells for record $110.7M at auction An iconic painting from Impressionist artist Claude Monet's "Haystacks" series has been sold for a record price at auction in New York. The former owners paid $2.53 million for the work in 1986....
11:26, 05/15/2019

Monet Painting Draws $110.7 Million At New York Auction A Claude Monet painting from his celebrated "Meules" (Haystacks) series drew $110.7 million in New York on Tuesday in an auction record for the French Impressionist master....
12:52, 05/15/2019

Marilyn Monroe’s lock of hair from 1959 up for auction Get it while it’s hot. A 60-year-old clipping of Marilyn Monroe’s hair is up for auction – along with a photo of the blonde bombshell. The “very well preserved” hair is being offered by Lelands and comes in a box labeled Kenneth Battelle, the “Gentle...
17:52, 05/15/2019

Koon’s ‘Rabbit’ fetches record $91 million at NY auction NEW YORK (AP) — A stainless steel sculpture of a rabbit by Jeff Koons has set an auction record in New York, fetching over $91 million. The sale of Koons’ 1986 “Rabbit” at Christie’s Wednesday was the most expensive work by a ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Rare dodo skeleton up for auction, could sell for $750G An incredibly rare skeleton of the extinct dodo bird is slated to go up for auction tomorrow and it could bring in big bucks, perhaps surpassing $750,000....
20:13, 05/23/2019

'You're too much in my heart': Leonard Cohen letters to muse set for auction Christie’s says letters to Marianne Ihlen document ‘one of the most captivating love affairs of its time as well as the transformation of a young man into a great artist’It was one of the great love stories of the “flower power” era of the 1960s. And...
17:52, 05/22/2019

Mexico to auction off seized luxury goods to help poor MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hasn’t just moved out of the luxurious president’s residence, he’s using it to auction off seized luxury goods to raise money for poor communities. López Obrador staye...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Senators ask the FCC to limit 5G auction to protect weather forecasts In March, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began auctioning blocks of the 24 GHz spectrum, which could be used to implement future 5G networks. Shortly afterward, the US Navy released a memo warning that 5G in the 24 GHz band could interfe...
22:39, 05/15/2019

Monet painting ‘Meules’ sells for more than $110M at auction A Claude Monet painting sold for $110.7 million at Sotheby’s auction house in Manhattan on Tuesday — the first time any impressionist painting has fetched more than $100 million at auction. Monet’s celebrated “Meules,” which was sold in Manhattan, la...
09:39, 05/15/2019

Naomi Campbell's Most Recent Vogue Cover Is Up For Auction The glamorous shot found its way to the block thanks to Yuka Yamaji, the co-director of photographs at Phillips, who spotted a promotional poster for the issue outside her local North London newsagent...
09:26, 05/15/2019

Foreign buyers snap up Sicilian homes at €1 auction Houses sell for €1,000 to €25,000 in Sambuca strategy to entice new familiesThe Sicilian town that put its empty houses up for sale for €1 each to try to reverse its decline, has sold 16 of them to foreign buyers. Though they sold for slightly more t...
17:00, 05/09/2019

First moon landing manual could fetch $9 million at auction The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Tanzania to offer 26 big game hunting blocks in new auction Tanzania plans to introduce a new auctioning system for big game hunting blocks next month, in a move aimed at enhancing transparency and curbing corruption in that part of the tourism industry....
12:13, 05/13/2019

Claude Monet haystack painting fetches $110.7M at NY auction NEW YORK (AP) — One of Claude Monet’s iconic paintings of haystacks has fetched a record $110.7 million at an auction in New York. Monet’s “Meules” sold at Sotheby’s sale of Impressionist & Modern Art Tuesday night. The ...
04:00, 05/15/2019

In photos: Art for auction at Christie's 20th Century Week Christie's auction house gives a media preview of it's 20th Century Week offerings at Rockefeller Plaza on May 3, 2019, in New York City. Six auctions will feature works from Van Gogh to Koons....
09:52, 05/04/2019

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

Kentucky Fish And Wildlife Resources To Hold Public Auction FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is set to hold a public auction of surplus and confiscated items. The auction is being held Monday on the department’s main campus in Frankfort. Among the surplus item...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Leonard Cohen's 'So Long, Marianne' love letters up for auction A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, "So Long, Marianne" is going up for auction next month, two years after both of them died....
21:00, 05/22/2019

FINAL HOURS TICKING DOWN ON FIRST-EVER AUCTION OF CUBS SEASON TICKETS Wednesday, March 12, 2008 CHICAGO - It's down to the last 24 hours for the Chicago Cubs' first-ever auction of Wrigley Field season tickets at www.cubs…...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Petrobras preempts three pre-salt areas ahead of sixth auction Petrobras wants to exercise pre-emption rights for three areas ahead of the sixth bidding round of pre-salt offshore oil areas to be held later this year....
19:13, 04/28/2019

'Star Wars' Darth Vader costume could go for $2 million at auction A man who made appearances as Darth Vader at film premieres and fan conventions will sell a costume created in 1979 by the "Star Wars" design team at an auction of classic movie memorabilia next month, auction house Bonhams said....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Monet 'Meules' painting sells for record $110.7 million at auction One of the few paintings in Claude Monet's celebrated "Haystacks" series that still remains in private hands sold at auction on Tuesday for $110.7 million, setting a record for an Impressionist work....
06:52, 05/15/2019

Monet 'Haystacks' painting sells for record $110.7 million at auction One of the few paintings in Claude Monet's celebrated "Haystacks" series that still remains in private hands sold at auction on Tuesday for $110.7 million, setting a record for an Impressionist work....
06:00, 05/15/2019

Senators claim FCC’s 24GHz 5G auction could harm weather forecasts Two U.S. senators are accusing the FCC of rushing one of the key 5G millimeter wave auctions past objections from important prior users: meteorologists.Read More...
23:00, 05/15/2019

A Monet Sells for $110.7 Million, an Auction High for an Impressionist Work A work from Monet’s “Meules” (“Grainstacks”) series that sold at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday was the ninth-most-expensive painting ever sold at an international auction house....
04:52, 05/15/2019

Caravaggio painting missing for 400 years expected to fetch $112M at auction A Caravaggio painting discovered after going largely unseen for more than 400 years went on display Thursday in New York ahead of its planned auction in June....
00:52, 05/10/2019

'Wine styles' of the rich and famous on display at Napa Valley auction For wine lovers with money to spend, the Super Bowl of annual wine charity events -- where the wealthy mix it up with celebrity chefs and vintners to raise millions by bidding on high-end goods -- is right around the corner....
17:39, 05/04/2019

First moon landing manual used by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin is up for auction The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie’s said on Wednesday. The 44-page ring-bound A...
17:39, 05/03/2019

Only God Knows What Astronomical Price This Super Clean 1997 Toyota Supra Will Go For at Auction As the seasons come and go, so do the listings for super-clean, highly coveted fourth-generation Toyota Supras on Bring a Trailer—each a startling reminder of just how expensive our dream cars have become. Meet the latest installment in that series: ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Firms flock to power auction for troubled Brazil state near Venezuela Developers have presented more than 150 proposals for power plants ahead of an auction this month to supply electricity to the Brazilian state of Roraima, which has struggled with a rash of blackouts due to reliance on the shaky Venezuelan power grid...
01:13, 05/10/2019

‘Rarest Beatles record in the world’ hits auction block Thursday Lady Gaga was not the first superstar to rock raw meat. The Fab Four’s “Yesterday and Today” album, often referred to by musicologists as the “rarest Beatles record in the world,” features the band in white coats covered...
16:39, 05/09/2019

A Claude Monet Haystack Painting Sold for a Record $110.7 Million at a New York Auction (NEW YORK) — One of Claude Monet’s iconic paintings of haystacks has fetched a record $110.7 million at an auction in New York. Monet’s “Meules” sold at Sotheby’s sale of Impressionist & Modern Art Tuesday night. T...
07:39, 05/15/2019

Soothe your You’re The Worst grief by bidding on rando show props via this online auction You’re The Worst recently wrapped up its emotionally gripping five seasons with an immensely satisfying, time-jump-explaining finale. While the show’s many fans will certainly miss it, one small, slim upside to a series ending is that some of its stu...
00:52, 05/09/2019

Steve Jobs' legacy lives on: Rare Apple-1 computer could fetch $650G at auction A rare working Apple 1, the computer that began the legacy of Steve Jobs and Apple, is set to go up for auction later this month and experts believe it could sell for nearly $650,000....
22:00, 05/09/2019

Arizona Cardinals rookie Kyler Murray's first NFL autograph sets record at auction Cardinals rookie quarterback is already posting huge numbers in the NFL without even throwing his first official pass.        ...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Fortune favours the brave: how one couple created their dream home from an old Victorian wreck bought at auction A young London couple snapped up an old Victorian house at auction without even viewing it, hacked out its seven bedsits and created their stunning family 'forever' home....
18:26, 05/13/2019

CUBS, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) OFFER AUCTION OF CUBS SEASON TICKETS CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs today announced plans for the auction of season tickets to Cubs home games in conjunction with the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).The auction will run from March 4 through March 11 on www.cubs.com. ......
00:52, 05/03/2019

Sleepover at Jim Harbaugh's house is up for auction. Here's the price As part of a fundraiser for The ChadTough Foundation, a one-week stay at Jim Harbaugh's California home is up for auction.        ...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Pastner accusers to face criminal fraud charge Ron Bell, a former friend of Ron Pastner who accused the Georgia Tech coach of sexually assaulting a woman, was charged with providing false information to law enforcement and facilitation of a fraud scheme practice....
00:52, 05/22/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-At AIG, $21 mln pay package for CEO gets slim majority American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $21 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault by only a narrow margin during the company's annual meeting on Tuesday....
00:52, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Toll Brothers sees 2019 home sales below estimates U.S. luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc forecast 2019 home sales below analysts' estimates and said it expected its margins to be squeezed by slowing demand and rising incentives....
00:52, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 3-El Salvador rejects Slim's bid for Telefonica unit; Slim to try again El Salvador's competition authority has rejected Mexican telecoms firm America Movil's bid to acquire a local unit of Telefonica, but the company controlled by the family of billionaire Carlos Slim vowed to try again....
00:52, 05/22/2019

ICE again seeks detention of Maryland teens accused in murder of 14-year-old girl The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency announced Tuesday that it had sought custody of two MS-13 members accused of beating and stabbing a 14-year-old girl to death in Maryland last month. ...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Colombia’s Army Changes Pledge to Carry Out Killings Colombia’s army, which had ordered officers to pledge to double the number of militants they killed, captured or forced to surrender, said it would change the commitment....
01:13, 05/22/2019

Baby abandoned in airport bathroom finds family after 33 years. But mysteries remain No one claimed the abandoned baby boy, who was later adopted. Steve Hydes began his search 33 years after having his own children.        ...
01:13, 05/22/2019

Get mad at Justin Amash all you want, but he’s still the biggest fiscal conservative Most Republicans are mad at Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., right now for saying that President Trump’s behavior during special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation rose to the level of an impeachable offense....
01:13, 05/22/2019

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near future....
01:13, 05/22/2019

Amazfit Bip smartwatch with 30-day battery life is on sale for killer prices at Amazon It's true that big names like Samsung and Apple are getting all the headlines when they launch a new smartwatch, but there are many alternatives for their products available on the market. Of course, it's just a matter of tastes and needs.The Amazfit...
01:26, 05/22/2019

Verizon kicks off prepaid promotion that offers double the data and up to 16GB for $45 Verizon is trying to increase its pool of prepaid customers with a brand new promotion that offers double the data for the same price. The promotion kicked off early today and won't last for long, but it's eligible for mixing with other Verizon plans...
01:26, 05/22/2019

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

Modiphius is releasing a tabletop wargame based on The Elder Scrolls universe. Modiphius is releasing a tabletop wargame based on The Elder Scrolls universe. Weird choice, seeing as this is an RPG series in which combat is usually a small-scale solo affair, but whatever, licensing! ...
01:39, 05/22/2019

Varane promises Real Madrid stay "Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has promised to stay at the club this summer despite rumours that he could move away from the Santiago Bernabeu."...
01:39, 05/22/2019

Dow ends higher after US backs off China sales restrictions, snapping 2-day skid The Dow Jones industrial average ended higher Tuesday after the U.S. eased up on China sales constraints. Stocks snapped a two-day losing streak.        ...
01:52, 05/22/2019

AP Top Stories May 21 P Here are the top stories for Tuesday, May 21st: McGahn a no-show for testimony, faces contempt vote; Activists protest a new wave of abortion bans; Rough weather hits Southern Plains; New Coke, from 1985, makes a comeback with `Stranger Things.'...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Louisiana girl seeks World's Fittest Teen title one last time In her final year competing, Chloe Smith of Iota, Louisiana, looks to regain the title of World's Fittest Teen at the CrossFit Games.        ...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Reporter gets property returned after police raid A San Francisco reporter is challenging a raid of his home office in which his work equipment was seized. Police say Bryan Carmody can retrieve the seized equipment, but the legal issues remain unresolved. (May 21)       &#...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Flash floods prompt rescues in Oklahoma Flooding is an issue in parts of Oklahoma raked by severe storms on Monday. In El Reno and Stillwater, emergency responders were rescuing people from their homes because of high water. (May 21)        ...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Bee hives being removed from UA campus TUCSON – The University of Arizona is working on removing two beehives on campus after they were discovered over the weekend. According to UA officials, the two beehives were located at two separate facilities on campus – one on the south...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Homeless high school valedictorian from Tennessee earns $3 million in scholarships (CNN) – Becoming homeless your senior year in high school is the kind of thing that can really throw your future for a loop. But when it happened to one teen in Tennessee, he stayed focused, graduated as valedictorian and was offered millio...
01:52, 05/22/2019

King for a day: kids surprise custodian (WXIA) Students at Sand Hill Elementary in Carroll County, Georgia surprised their 83-year-old custodian with a send-off fit for a king on Friday. That was John Lockett’s last day on the job, after working for the Carroll County School System f...
01:52, 05/22/2019

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

Regulations Are a Better Disinfectant Than Sunlight A deeply-reported Washington Post story today exposes the network of dark money behind the movement to stack the judiciary with conservatives. The central figure in this movement is Leonard Leo, the executive vice president of the Federalist Society....
02:00, 05/22/2019

Smaller corn, soybean yields expected as wet weather persists in Midwest Corn and soybean planting data showed a slight improvement in this week's U.S. Department of Agriculture's Crop Progress Report, but planting remains behind schedule in 17 of 18 key states....
02:13, 05/22/2019

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman’s marital status and tell her about the “emotional implications...
02:13, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Kentucky Gov. Bevin Wins GOP Primary LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on voting in Kentucky’s primary election Tuesday (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomina...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Heather French Henry wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Heather French Henry wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State....
02:13, 05/22/2019

Teacher charged with threatening to ‘shoot up’ her school HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina teacher has been charged with threatening to “shoot up” her school. A news release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office says Kristen Thompson was arrested Tuesday on a felony charge of c...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Handwritten wills shake up Aretha Franklin’s estate PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — The discovery of handwritten wills in the home of the late Aretha Franklin could ignite a dispute among family members about the estate of the “Queen of Soul.” She died last August without a formal document to guide ...
02:13, 05/22/2019

AP Source: Pats, Edelman agree to two-year extension FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots have reached an agreement on a two-year extension with receiver Julian Edelman. The deal is worth $18 million and includes an $8 million signing bonus and $12...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Governor Attends Town Hall On Day Of Primary (LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin didn’t make any campaign stops Tuesday, instead going to a town hall in Woodford County. During the town hall, he encouraged voters to vote. He told them regardless of who they wanted to vote for, the most impor...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Sneaky Train Attacks Unsuspecting Police Car A Midland County, Texas Sherriff’s deputy vehicle was hit by a speeding train Tuesday. The large several thousand ton vehicle that follows a unique set of bespoke tracks came out of nowhere and assaulted the SUV. The deputy was alone in the vehicle a...
02:13, 05/22/2019

This $15 Accessory Made Carrying My Bike Up Four Floors So Much Easier One of the true joys of living in Brooklyn is taking my bike for a few laps around Prospect Park. Sadly, hoisting my 25 lb. Priority Bike on my shoulder and up four floors makes a chore out of what should be a relaxing activity....
02:13, 05/22/2019

Top Gear Was Wrong About the Alpina BMW Z8 The Alpina V8 Roadster has a bad reputation among diehard car nerds. The strut towers made the news for buckling under load, and Clarkson trashed the car on Top Gear back in the day, saying that how it drove didn’t match how it looked. These cars are...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Help Us Spot the Incredible Cars in This Kansas Junkyard While driving my $500 Postal Jeep through rural Kansas on my way back to Michigan from Utah, I wound up in heaven without even having to crash my Jeep into a giant rusty fireball. That’s because heaven was right off of U.S. 24 near the small, roughly...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Why Ostensibly Boring Cars Like This $2,700 Ford LTD Are the Ultimate Bargains I’ve been surfing Craigslist pretty much nonstop over the past decade, and in that time, there’s been one group of vehicles that has tempted me more than any other: “boring cars” in beautiful condition. Vehicles like the spotless, affordable Ford LTD...
02:13, 05/22/2019

It Was Only a Matter of Time Once, in the before times, you could go on Bring a Trailer, find your vintage car at a not-insane markup, buy it and get it home. But buyers have been pumping in more and more money and, well, things have changed. I guess to match the lofty new price...
02:13, 05/22/2019

What did Huawei do to land in such hot water with the US? Huawei has endured a tenuous relationship with the United States for a decade, reaching a boiling point last week when the Trump administration banned American corporations from doing business with the Chinese company....
02:26, 05/22/2019

Confessions of a VIP private jet flight attendant For many, the thought of catching a plane is far from luxurious: from spending countless hours lining up at security, to wrestling arm rests with other passengers as you face a crammed long-haul flight in economy....
02:26, 05/22/2019

April 2019 NPD: Mortal Kombat 11 KOs Days Gone for No. 1 spot Sales for spending on gaming-related products were up 1% overall at $842 million. Mortal Kombat 11 had a huge debut, selling the best across all platforms.Read More...
02:26, 05/22/2019

Chrissy Teigen Dishes on Her Daughter's SNL Debut and Meeting DJ Khaled Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's daughter Luna Simone Stephens takes after both of her parents in that she was born with inherent talents like singing and showbiz. On Saturday, Luna......
02:26, 05/22/2019

Will The Equality Act Actually Do Anything? On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act—an act that provides sweeping protections for the LBGTQ community and the first of its kind to be passed by any chamber of Congress....
02:26, 05/22/2019

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

12-Metre Ship Aims To Be First To Cross Atlantic Without A Crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-metre-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
02:39, 05/22/2019

Trump Supported Changing New York G.O.P. Leader Edward F. Cox, a son-in-law of Richard Nixon, had fallen out of favor with President Trump, and will be replaced by Nick Langworthy, an early Trump supporter....
02:39, 05/22/2019

Asia stocks higher following overnight Wall Street gains Shares in Asia were higher in Wednesday morning trade following a positive finish overnight on Wall Street, though trade tensions continued to linger between the U.S. and China....
02:39, 05/22/2019

After joking tweet, comedian gets love life advice from Democratic candidate Warren A comedian who asked for help with her love life on Twitter said she was left "crying and shaking" from an inspirational phone call with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday, after the two had connected on the social media pl...
02:52, 05/22/2019

The parents of a West Point cadet who died after a skiing accident can use their son's frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo ruled that the parents of Peter Zhu, a 21-year-old West Point cadet who was fatally injured in a skiing accident, can use his frozen sperm to produce a child. The ruling gives Zhu's parents the ability to attempt...
03:00, 05/22/2019

This teacher earns six figures teaching Dungeons & Dragons classes online Most people play games like Dungeons & Dragons to get away from their problems. But Megan Hardy isn’t most people. She used it to solve hers. When her husband was laid off in 2016, she signed up to teach D&D classes on Outschool, an online learning p...
03:13, 05/22/2019

Drink like it’s 1985: Coca-Cola revives New Coke for Stranger Things 3 New Coke, Stranger Things-style Stranger Things season 3 is coming to Netflix this July 4, and it's going to be set in the year 1985. As a period detail, the show is going to make reference to New Coke, a disastrous 1980s effort from Coca-Cola to u...
03:26, 05/22/2019

See how much faster Sony’s next PlayStation can load Spider-Man Sony's official video comparing performance of PS4 Pro vs next-gen PlayStation pic.twitter.com/2eUROxKFLq — Takashi Mochizuki (@mochi_wsj) May 21, 2019 Last month, Sony showed Wired a demo highlighting how the PS4's successor would utilize SSD stora...
03:26, 05/22/2019

New York Times executive admits media didn't 'understand the Trump phenomenon' New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet spoke candidly last weekend about how the media "did not quite understand the Trump phenomenon" during the 2016 election. ...
03:26, 05/22/2019

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
03:26, 05/22/2019

'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer extends amazing streak with his 24th victory James Holzhauer extended his 'Jeopardy!' winning streak to an even two dozen Tuesday, as he moves ever closer to the $2 million mark.        ...
03:39, 05/22/2019

Atkins weighs in after Guerrero rest day Everything seemed to be set up nicely on Victoria Day for Blue Jays fans eager to celebrate the team's star attraction on a holiday matinee against a top-flight opponent....
03:39, 05/22/2019

| WATCH: This 100-year-old great-granny is running for office! German centenarian and great-grandmother Lisel Heise has started a new chapter in her life by running for election to the council in her home town of Kirchheimbolanden....
04:00, 05/22/2019

Teenager admits to stealing geriatric lemur from a California zoo Man who made off with Isaac, Santa Ana zoo’s 32-year-old ring-tailed lemur, faces prison time and a $100,000 fineThe plastic container left overnight on 27 July 2018 in front of a Marriott Bayview hotel in Newport Beach, California bore two handwritt...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Collision that formed the moon also brought Earth water, planetary scientists claim Without the moon and water, life on Earth wouldn't be possible. New research out of Germany suggests both were delivered by Theia, which collided with Earth 4.4 billion years ago....
04:00, 05/22/2019

Norman Lear hints at ‘surprises’ for live ‘All in the Family,’ ‘Jeffersons’ ABC will air live episodes of Norman Lear’s classic ’70s-era sitcoms “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” Wednesday (8-9:30 p.m.), with Woody Harrelson and Marisa Tomei as Archie and Edith Bunker and Jamie Foxx and Wanda Sykes as George and Louis...
04:26, 05/22/2019

James Holzhauer wins 24th ‘Jeopardy!’ game, sets new record Trivia all-star James Holzhauer banked another $86,905 Tuesday for his 24th consecutive win on “Jeopardy!,” bringing his grand total to $1,867,142. With tonight’s honors, Holzhauer now has the highest per-game average in the history...
04:26, 05/22/2019

Tarantino rolls into Cannes with 'dazzling' ode to cinema With Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in tow, Quentin Tarantino unveiled his latest opus in Cannes on Tuesday, a story about movie magic and acting pains that wowed many critics - at least in parts....
04:26, 05/22/2019

Man arrested for alleged extortion attempt against Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu, per report A New Orleans man allegedly tried to extort more than $1 million from Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu.        ...
04:26, 05/22/2019

McDonald's in US faces dozens of sexual harassment complaints More than two dozen employees of the fast food chain have filed a series of sexual harassment complaints, which include incidents of groping and indecent exposure that allegedly took place at McDonald's in 20 US cities....
04:39, 05/22/2019

NCIS Just Pulled Off a Big Surprise In Season 16 Finale Well, NCIS wasn't playing with that Ziva tease earlier this season. Cote de Pablo returned as the thought-to-be-dead NCIS agent at the end of tonight's season 16 finale, but just......
04:39, 05/22/2019

Blake Shelton and John Legend Are Enemies Until After The Voice Finale There are just two remaining coaches with artists left on season 16 of The Voice. On one side, Blake Shelton has three of his country stars and six wins under his belt. On the other,......
04:39, 05/22/2019

Secret IRS Memo Destroys Trump's Tax Return Excuses A confidential memo written by the IRS last year says that the agency must immediately turn over Trump’s tax returns to Congress if they are requested, unless the president invokes executive privilege, according to a new report from the Washington P...
04:39, 05/22/2019

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study suggests this holds true regardless of other risk factors like smoking or exposure to asbestos....
04:52, 05/22/2019

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend, shoots 3 dead at church Authorities in Brazil say a man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people....
05:00, 05/22/2019

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
05:00, 05/22/2019

Midwestern U.S. hit with another day of tornadoes, but St. Louis spared Dangerous storms left a string of more than 30 tornadoes across the central U.S., damaging homes in Oklahoma, demolishing a racetrack grandstand in Missouri and inundating the region with water over a short period....
05:00, 05/22/2019

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

U.S. readies sanctions, charges over Venezuela food program: sources The United States is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials and others suspected of using a military-run food aid program to launder money for President Nicolas Maduro's government, according to people familiar with the...
05:13, 05/22/2019

Abducted Idaho girl found safe in Arizona, suspect jailed Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her....
05:26, 05/22/2019

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
05:26, 05/22/2019

Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest economy, opening the door to more competition in an increasingly concentrated market....
05:39, 05/22/2019

Sunnyside senior sets goals and gives back TUCSON –Thursday when 18-year old Nathen Drow graduates from Sunnyside High School, he will be completing one goal and onto the next one. For three years Drow has been attending career and technical education classes that are JTED sponsored. His inte...
05:39, 05/22/2019

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the Democratic presidential hopeful called Kim Jong Un a tyrant...
05:52, 05/22/2019

Duterte’s allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from Philippine elections show Duterte’s allies won a majority in the Senate race, while a shutout of the opposition heralds a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of human rights violations...
05:52, 05/22/2019

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

Wife of accused Green Beret in line for Trump pardon says Army 'riddled with corruption at the highest levels' The wife of Maj. Mathew Golsteyn, the former Green Beret accused of the 2010 murder of a Taliban bombmaker, said that a pardon from President Trump "would end the eight year long nightmare" her husband has been living since being investigated....
06:39, 05/22/2019

Google stored some business passwords as plain text Facebook isn't the only big tech company found to be storing passwords in plain text. Google has warned G Suite users that an "error" in a password recovery implementation left some of their passwords unhashed on its internal systems since 2005...
06:39, 05/22/2019

Not Surprisingly, It's Bad News When The Words "Orioles" And "Dingers" And "Record" Appear In The Same Sentence Home runs are up across baseball. The woeful Baltimore Orioles will not be the only team whose pitchers give up what in previous eras would’ve been considered nauseating dinger totals. Still, statistics like this, courtesy of Eddie Matz of ESPN, cont...
06:52, 05/22/2019

The Voice Season 16 Crowns a Winner Congratulations are in order to Maelyn Jarmon, and her coach, John Legend. Maelyn was just announced as the winner of season 16 of The Voice, which should come as no surprise to anyone......
07:00, 05/22/2019

Patrick Mahomes reveals how far he took his ketchup obsession Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes absolutely loves ketchup as he revealed his obsession with the condiment during his phenomenal season which led to him becoming the league MVP....
07:00, 05/22/2019

US government offers $1K to adopt a wild horse In an effort to control the population of wild horses, the U.S. government is offering $1000 for anyone who adopts the majestic animals, CBS reports....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Long-lost love letter from soldier sparks nationwide search for owner A nationwide search is underway for a soldier who wrote an adorable love letter to his sweetheart after being forced to miss their date -- more than 65 years ago....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....
07:00, 05/22/2019

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

Amy Schumer laughs off being mom-shamed for returning to work 14 days after son's birth Amy Schumer announced her return to the stage Monday, just two weeks after giving birth to Gene, her first child with husband Chris Fischer.        ...
07:13, 05/22/2019

Buffalo Bills have player wearing OJ Simpson’s former No. 32 ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — For the first time in 42 years, the Bills have a player wearing O.J. Simpson’s former No. 32. Running back Senorise Perry wore the jersey number at Buffalo’s spring practices this week. Simpson, whose name remain...
07:26, 05/22/2019

Giants score three in ninth to beat Braves 4-3 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Panik hit a game-ending two-run single off Atlanta closer Luke Jackson with two outs in the ninth to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Brandon Crawford began the comeback wit...
07:26, 05/22/2019

Plea deal for serial online harasser fits lenient pattern DENVER (AP) — Christopher Cleary’s arrest for posting a Facebook threat to kill “as many girls as I see” fit a pattern of behavior for a troubled man with a history of terrorizing women he met over the internet. Cleary’s plea ...
07:26, 05/22/2019

Hosmer’s 2-run homer lifts Padres over Diamondbacks, 3-2 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer’s two-run, opposite-field home run off Zack Greinke highlighted the three-run sixth inning that carried the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Greinke (6-2), who rec...
07:26, 05/22/2019

Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0 MILWAUKEE (AP) — With Christian Yelich on the bench, Milwaukee couldn’t even get a runner past second base. Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Brewers, who were missing Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds’ 3-0 ...
07:26, 05/22/2019

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

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
07:26, 05/22/2019

Washington becomes first state ever to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee, the Democrat from Washington, signed a bill into law on Tuesday that allows the composting of human bodies as an alternative to burials and cremations....
07:39, 05/22/2019

Bengaluru-Based Doctor Gets Global Asian of the Year 2018-19 Bengaluru-based medical doctor Hema Divakar was honoured with the 'Global Asian of the Year 2018-19' award in Dubai recently for her yeomen services and contributions to the women's healthcare......
08:13, 05/22/2019

Months After Balakot Strike, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite India successfully launched a new "spy satellite" this morning capable of keeping a lookout from space even in cloudy conditions, leaving no room for doubt the next time its armed forces conduct an......
08:13, 05/22/2019

Family Of Hyderabad Woman, Who Died In Saudi, Seeks Sushma Swaraj's Help The relatives of a 26-year-old woman, who died in Saudi Arabia, have sought External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's help in bringing back her mortal remains....
08:13, 05/22/2019

Chandrababu Naidu Meets Deve Gowda, HD Kumaraswamy For Post-Poll Alliance Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister NChandrababu Naidu on Tuesday discussed forging a non-BJP alliance after the results of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday with Janata Dal-Secular supremo HDDeve Gowda......
08:13, 05/22/2019

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report....
08:13, 05/22/2019

Plastic straws will be banned in the UK from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
08:26, 05/22/2019

Hey, if HBO doesn't want Bryan Cogman, Amazon's Lord Of The Rings will happily take him Back in April, writer Bryan Cogman revealed that the Game Of Thrones spin-off idea he had pitched to HBO had been rejected, freeing him up to take an overall deal with Amazon instead. Cogman was the writer behind what we can all confidently say was t...
08:26, 05/22/2019

FDA safety scandal: 50K hidden reports of heart device malfunctioning Enlarge / The Food and Drug Administration headquarters in White Oak, Md. (credit: Getty | Congressional Quarterly) The Food and Drug Administration allowed the maker of a faulty implantable heart device to secretly log 50,000 malfunction incidents...
08:39, 05/22/2019

VanVleet's shot reborn after birth of 2nd child A day after the birth of his second child, Fred VanVleet broke out of his shooting slump and had his best game of the playoffs, scoring 13 points off the bench to help the Raptors rout the Bucks 120-102 in Game 4....
09:13, 05/22/2019

North Korea derides US presidential candidate Joe Biden as a 'fool of low IQ' North Korean state media has launched a stinging attack on the former United States vice president and current presidential candidate, Joe Biden, mocking him as a "fool of low IQ."...
09:39, 05/22/2019

Ben Carson stumbles in 'field of acronyms' Two Democratic lawmakers stumped Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson in a hearing on Tuesday. They asked him about acronyms that relate to the federal government and housing. (May 22)        ...
10:00, 05/22/2019

The best PS4 prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) With the release of the PS4 Pro, Sony's non-4K console has seen some incredibly competitive prices in both the bundles and the regular Slim model consoles. There's also the new white PlayStation 4 Slim which is looking cooler than ever, so ...
10:39, 05/22/2019

Telstra is discounting its entire range of mobile plans for Click Frenzy Optus rolled out some pretty terrific deals for Click Frenzy over the last couple of days, but with those offers now expired, and it's apparently Telstra's turn to offer up some bargains.With an impressive discount on one of its SIM-only co...
10:39, 05/22/2019

Why you should care about the 2019 VW Jetta GLI's customizable drive modes In the future, cars will be far more customizable. Think about the endless options on your typical smartphone, including the ringtones, the wallpaper options, the tweaks you can do for app notifications. Because we’re all heading to a driverle...
10:39, 05/22/2019

DDoS attacks soar after long period of decline Last year it appeared that DDoS attacks were on the decline but new research from Kaspersky Lab has revealed   that the number of attacks actually increased significantly during the first quarter of 2019.At the time, the cybersecurity firm&...
10:39, 05/22/2019

Dead in the water? May's last-ditch effort to save her Brexit deal looks doomed to fail British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to make a final attempt at persuading lawmakers to back her "new" Brexit deal on Wednesday but the agreement already looks dead in the water....
10:39, 05/22/2019

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
10:39, 05/22/2019

Jamie Oliver restaurant staff 'in tears' after chain announces it's going into administration Former employees of Jamie Oliver's restaurant empire were left in tears at finding out they were losing their jobs, after the business announced it was going into administration yesterday....
10:39, 05/22/2019

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern among Americans about an overheating planet has done little to shift a political polarization that ...
10:52, 05/22/2019

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

Confidential draft IRS tax memo says tax returns must be handed to Congress unless president uses executive privilege: report Just days after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would not comply with a House Democratic subpoena for President Trump’s tax returns, a confidential draft IRS memo obtained by The Washington Post called the disclosure “mandatory,” unless the...
10:52, 05/22/2019

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

Plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers to be banned in England Government confirms ban on sale and use of items from April next yearPlastic straws and drink stirrers, and cotton buds with plastic stems will be banned from sale and use in England from next April, the government has confirmed.The move, which has b...
10:52, 05/22/2019

"There'll Be Tit-For-Tat": Minister After Ex-NDA Ally's Warning Over EVMs Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said "there will be tit for tat", hours after former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha warned of "bloodshed" if the ruling BJP and its allies tried to manipulate......
11:00, 05/22/2019

Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown’s OTA absence The Browns aren’t the only team dealing with a high-profile receiver who has attendance issues. Just ask the Oakland Raiders. Wide receiver Antonio Brown was not present for the start of organized team activities on Tuesday. Head coach Jon Grud...
11:13, 05/22/2019

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

Ozzie Guillen now enters Todd Frazier-Adam Eaton feud: ‘Nobody liked you’ The origins of the Great Todd Frazier-Adam Eaton Feud are still a mystery, but Tuesday night gave some insight to what started it all. Former Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen, who figures to still have an idea of what’s going on in the c...
11:13, 05/22/2019

Watch the Final Trailer for Toy Story 4, Out June 21 Pixar has released the second and final trailer for Toy Story 4, which finds the toy gang setting out on a rescue mission to find and bring back Forky, the new toy....
11:13, 05/22/2019

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday....
11:52, 05/22/2019

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

Are Veggie Chips or Straws Healthier Than Potato Chips? If you’re trying to sneak more vegetables into your—or your kid’s—diet, swapping regular potato chips for veggie chips or sticks may seem like a healthy substitution. But nutrition experts say some of these ostensibly good-for...
11:52, 05/22/2019

After Huawei, U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm: media The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the world's top two economies could be further inflamed....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Comcast wants to track your bedroom and bathroom habits Not content with bringing TV, broadband and phone services to your home, Comcast is now developing a healthcare device that will use sensors to monitor your vitals and habits – including some that take place behind closed doors.Unlike most hea...
12:00, 05/22/2019

UK Porn Block: will it help scammers? The UK Porn Block is an upcoming regulation developed to restrict access to explicit content by having adult websites implement age checking systems. Part of the Digital Economy Act 2017, the regulation is aimed at preventing children from viewing in...
12:00, 05/22/2019

‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell Made a Cool $70,000 on T-Shirts “Cocaine Mitch” is moving product. At $35 a pop, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign has sold more than 2,000 T-shirts referencing the derogatory, drug-themed nickname a former opponent once gave him. The $...
12:13, 05/22/2019

Tesla Reduces Prices On Model S and X Amid Stock Slump Faced with a slumping stock price and questions about demand for its vehicles, Tesla has lowered the U.S. base prices of its two most expensive models. The company on Monday cut $3,000 from the price......
12:13, 05/22/2019

U.S. judge rules Qualcomm practices violate antitrust law Qualcomm Inc unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday....
12:26, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Iceland's central bank cuts key interest rate as contracting tourism bites Iceland's central bank on Wednesday cut its deposit rate and said the economy would now shrink in 2019 after the all-important tourism industry contracted and the capelin fishing season failed....
12:26, 05/22/2019

UK's biggest mobile operator pauses use of Huawei 5G handsets Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said on Wednesday it would not offer Huawei handsets as part of its 5G services launch, pausing the use of devices from the Chinese company until its future becomes more clear....
12:26, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Kremlin condemns alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey over missile deal The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned as unacceptable an alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and purchase U.S. Patriot missile systems instead....
12:26, 05/22/2019

Warren’s ambitious agenda relies on a massive wealth tax that the rich may evade Elizabeth Warren has far outpaced the Democratic field in outlining specific policies and detailing how she would pay for them. But a growing number of skeptics question her math....
12:26, 05/22/2019

|'Openforbusiness'Zimbabwehaslittletoshowfor$27billion When Emmerson Mnangagwa took over the leadership of Zimbabwe from Robert Mugabe in November 2017, he promised to revive the moribund economy and adopted a mantra he’s repeated regularly ever since - 'Zimbabwe is open for business'....
12:39, 05/22/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on so...
13:00, 05/22/2019

French government: Ascoval rescue deal not impacted by British Steel woes A rescue deal for the Ascoval steel plant in northern France is not impacted by the current woes at British Steel since the Ascoval transaction involves another unit of British Steel not impacted by the liquidation process, said the French government...
13:13, 05/22/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs. deGrom, Hamels faces Phillies LEADING OFF: Nats' Scherzer vs. Mets' deGrom in a rematch of opener; Cubs' Hamels starts against Phillies for the first time        ...
13:26, 05/22/2019

Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cuts while lifting incomes more for low- and middle-income workers....
13:39, 05/22/2019

A Populist Win Could Dull Europe’s Appetite for Free Trade Populists on the left and the right are poised to make significant gains in elections for the European Parliament, possibly complicating trade negotiations with the U.S....
13:39, 05/22/2019

Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training Turkey's defense minister says its military personnel are receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite U.S. and NATO objections to Ankara's decision to purchase the Russian technology....
13:39, 05/22/2019

This Low-Calorie High-Fibre Fruit Could Help You In Your Weight Loss Diet If you are on a weight loss diet, one of the best additions you can make to your diet is of fruits and vegetables. While there is no dearth of fruits and veggies out there, it is important to select......
13:52, 05/22/2019

Try These 9 Interesting Picnic Food Recipes That Your Kids Will love Picnic Snacks: Find here the best of picnic snacks to prepare at home. From stromboli, sandwiches, breads to cupcakes and custard, we've got it all complete with key ingredients and a step by step......
13:52, 05/22/2019

ARM 'stops' all work with Huawei after US ban Huawei’s ambitions for the smartphone market have been dealt a serious blow according to leaked documents that suggest chipmaker ARM is suspending all activities with the beleaguered Chinese vendor.Last week, the US Commerce Department prohibi...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Blink Play Review: Affordable Wireless Earphones With a Fitness Tracker Blink Play might seem like any other pair of budget wireless earphones, but there's also a fitness tracker attached. We review this interesting new product....
14:00, 05/22/2019

Crooked Pixel 3a port alignment is next on the teething problems list A new phone from a company that is still fledgling in hardware like Google is bound to have some teething problems, and the Pixel 3a or 3a XL aren't immune from those. Many units are already in their owners' hands, and the first issues started gettin...
14:13, 05/22/2019

British Steel is open to new buyers: UK business minister British Steel, which was forced into liquidation on Wednesday after failing to secure an emergency government loan, is open to new buyers, business minister Greg Clark said on Wednesday....
14:26, 05/22/2019

PS5 and Xbox Two could perfectly render creepy mannequins with lush hair In 2001 Pixar's Monsters, Inc was not only a charming kids film, but a technological marvel: the Pixar animators' super computers had created a world full of fuzzy creatures with hair so natural-looking, you wanted to reach into the screen ...
14:26, 05/22/2019

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is a radical decarbonising of the economy, according ...
14:26, 05/22/2019

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

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and the Democratic Party’s push to make it easier to get...
14:26, 05/22/2019

Great white shark heads to the Hamptons just in time for Memorial Day Cabot, the great white shark that made a splash when he was tracked in the Long Island Sound off of Greenwich, Conn., clearly has posh taste — he’s now made it to the Hamptons....
14:26, 05/22/2019

How DevOps managers can learn to trust automation “It worked in staging!” says the dev team. And the ops team replies: “it must be a code issue.” Developers and ops people sometimes have different perspectives on why a deployment went wrong. Was it the code? Or the infrastructure? In the end, it’s t...
14:52, 05/22/2019

Google stored some G Suite passwords in unhashed form for 14 years Google revealed that it recently discovered a bug that caused a subset of its enterprise G Suite customers to have their passwords stored in an unhashed — albeit encrypted — form for about 14 years. “This is a G Suite issue users only — no free consu...
14:52, 05/22/2019

China Faces New ‘Long March’ as Trade War Intensifies, Xi Jinping Says The Chinese leader invoked a time of hardship before success in Communist Party history, at a time when the economy and consumers face other challenges....
14:52, 05/22/2019

'The Voice' finale: Chrissy Teigen strikes back at fans who accused her of spoiling result "I will make sure that when my husband wins something with someone, I will wait for each state and every country before being excited," Teigen wrote.        ...
14:52, 05/22/2019

'The Voice' Season 16 winner stuns with Sarah McLachlan duet SPOILER ALERT: This video reveals the winner of "The Voice" Season 16. The winner sang a moving rendition of "Angel" with Sarah McLachlan herself.        ...
14:52, 05/22/2019

Ford wants this creepy robot to bring its autonomous deliveries to your door Autonomous deliveries and self-driving vehicles may be the future, but there are still a few gaps that need to be addressed -- namely that it's not always possible for people to leave their homes to retrieve deliveries from the roadside (and if ...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
15:00, 05/22/2019

Huawei confident it can resolve ARM suspension Huawei said it was confident it could resolve the situation that has seen its chip design partner ARM suspend collaboration after the United States said it could block the Chinese company's access to U.S. technology....
15:13, 05/22/2019

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platforms....
15:13, 05/22/2019

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

Kroos out of Germany squad for European qualifiers Germany will be without Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos for its upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia        ...
15:13, 05/22/2019

'Boris factor' fails to win over faithful in ex-Mayor's backyard as Tory voters in Uxbridge and South Ruislip turn to Brexit Party Disillusioned Conservatives in London's most westerly borough set to lend vote to Nigel Farage, while tomorrow's poll offers little comfort for Labour...
15:13, 05/22/2019

Olympic triathlete shatters pelvis after crash with deer in London park A triathlete who helped the Brownlee brothers to victory at London 2012 shattered his pelvis after being thrown from his bicycle in a crash with a deer in Richmond Park....
15:13, 05/22/2019

John Daly’s buggy gives us a joyride in front of po-faced golf authorities It’s hard to escape the sense that the powers-that-be just feel someone like Daly makes the place untidyNews that the R&A is considering John Daly’s request for permission to use a buggy for July’s Open at Royal Portrush has been met by a growing cho...
15:26, 05/22/2019

St Louis Blues make Stanley Cup final for first time in 49 years St Louis will face Boston Bruins for shot at NHL titleBlues were worst team in the league at start of the yearThe St Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup final for the first time in decades. David Perron had a goal and an assist, Jordan Binn...
15:26, 05/22/2019

Ghana president convinces Asamoah Gyan to come out of 24-hour retirement Gyan: ‘A presidential request cannot be disregarded’President urged Gyan ‘in the national interest’ to make U-turnAsamoah Gyan has made a rapid U-turn on his decision to retire from Ghana duty and will now play at the Africa Cup of Nations after bein...
15:26, 05/22/2019

Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and prekindergarten....
15:39, 05/22/2019

Protests of Indonesian Election Results Turn Deadly Authorities blocked social media and arrested dozens of rioters as they struggled to contain deadly protests of a vote count confirming the re-election of President Joko Widodo, whose challenger called the results fraudulent....
15:39, 05/22/2019

When the Levee Breaks: Brazilian Town on Alert for Imminent Disaster Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
15:39, 05/22/2019

Secret NASA plans for Moon base and 37 rocket launches revealed NASA's official plans to build a permanent base on the Moon have leaked online, revealing how and when astronauts will return to the rocky world for the first time in 50 years....
15:39, 05/22/2019

Almost 60 tornado reports as killer storms rock Midwest A violent storm system blasting through parts of the Midwest was linked to three deaths while fueling almost 60 tornado reports, forecasters said.        ...
15:52, 05/22/2019

Turning loved ones into soil? Washington becomes first state to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday to approve "natural organic reduction," or "human composting." The process turns bodies into soil in weeks.        ...
15:52, 05/22/2019

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

Tata Intra Compact Truck Launched; Prices Start At Rs. 5.35 Lakh Tata Intra, the all-new small commercial vehicle (SCV) from Tata Motors today officially went on sale in India. The new compact trucks will be available in two variants - V10 and V20, priced at Rs.......
15:52, 05/22/2019

Harley-Davidson To Enter 250-500 cc Motorcycle Segment In 2020 American motorcycle maker, Harley-Davidson has an expansive plan to enter newer segments in the years to come, one of which will be the entry-level 250-500 cc space that will arrive as early as next......
15:52, 05/22/2019

Chelsea team news: N'Golo Kante will be fit to face Arsenal in Europa League Final Maurizio Sarri is confident N'Golo Kante will be fit to face Arsenal in the Europa League final after the midfielder returned to training with Chelsea this week....
15:52, 05/22/2019

Promoted: Luxury brand 8Js is inspired by racing, worn by racers The latest luxury fashion brand, 8Js, has been created by Alain Prost's son Sacha and incorporates classic racing themes within its new menswear clothing range...
15:52, 05/22/2019

Chinese woman arrested at Mar-A-Lago club wants to fire lawyers, represent herself The Chinese woman charged with trying to illegally enter President Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in Florida surprised a federal judge Tuesday when she asked to fire attorneys and represent herself....
16:00, 05/22/2019

YouTuber's viral video puts Merkel's party on defensive German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star's viral video attacking the party's stance on climate change and social inequality....
16:00, 05/22/2019

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling for a "new vision."...
16:00, 05/22/2019

NFL owners to consider tweaking pass interference reviews NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and may also announce locations to host upcoming drafts....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Tornado warning? Who cares? The Blues are playing for a title! When your city’s hockey team has its first chance in nearly a half-century to reach the Stanley Cup Final, something as trivial as a tornado warning can wait....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Cold Brew For The Summer: 5 Delightful Cold Brew Coffee Drinks For Summer Fix a cold brew at home: it's ridiculously simple!You can enjoy a cold glass - serve it over ice or milk, when you need a caffeine kick or a refreshing beverage or also choose to blend this into a......
16:00, 05/22/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ star Kit Harington shares his skin secrets He may have mastered the silent, savage smolder in his role as Jon Snow on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” which just ended its run after eight epic seasons, but in real life, Kit Harington is quite easygoing — especially when it comes to starting his day. ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Master & Dynamic MW65 review: Almost the perfect headphones Master & Dynamic has been making some of the world's best-looking headphones since 2014. The company uses premium materials like leather and anodized aluminum for its high-end products, while the competition settles for cheaper plastic even ...
16:13, 05/22/2019

Dubai's Mashreqbank raises $175 mln with bond reopening Dubai's Mashreqbank has raised $175 million via a "tap" of a $500 million bond the bank issued in February which is due in 2024, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed....
16:26, 05/22/2019

Family flying guide: Avoid these mistakes when you travel with kids Planning to travel with kids? Before you make plans or fly with your family, you'll want to read this.        ...
16:26, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany, one says Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city....
16:26, 05/22/2019

NBA post-lottery mock draft: Predicting the entire first round After last week's NBA draft lottery, we know the order. But we still have to wait a month to see who goes where. So until then, we're playing GM.        ...
16:39, 05/22/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
16:52, 05/22/2019

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
17:00, 05/22/2019

How 'La Di Da Di,' a B-Side From 1985, Became One of Music's Most-Sampled Songs The Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh collaboration has grown into an unlikely well of inspiration for hundreds of musicians, with samples appearing in about 1,000 tracks and counting....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Dortmund swoop for Hazard and Brandt "Bundesliga runners-up Borussia Dortmund have signed Belgium international Thorgan Hazard from Borussia Moenchengladbach on a five-year contract in their second big transfer in two days."...
17:00, 05/22/2019

US must 'reassert global leadership' in nuclear energy or lose out to Russia and China If the U.S. does not reassert global leadership in this sector, others will. Russia and China today account for more than 60 percent of new nuclear plants under construction worldwide, write Sens. Mike Crappo and Sheldon Whitehouse....
17:13, 05/22/2019

Triple amputee Army vet uses surfing to get through struggles: 'It's changed everything for me' Jose Martinez makes a six-hour drive down the Southern California coast to go surfing in San Diego and says even though he has struggled a bit throughout his life, he’s never been happier....
17:13, 05/22/2019

6 Bombshells We Learned About Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker from Vanity Fair Don't be afraid, we feel it too. The reluctance to read spoilers about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. ...You will remove these restraints, because these are gold, and they......
17:26, 05/22/2019

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
17:39, 05/22/2019

Meet 'Digit', the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
17:39, 05/22/2019

British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government funding, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
17:39, 05/22/2019

EU sees no compliance issues in Google shopping, rivals disagree Europe's antitrust chief said on Wednesday she did not see any problems with the way Google was complying with her order to boost competition in online shopping, brushing aside complaints from some of the U.S. company's rivals....
17:39, 05/22/2019

Wall Street edges lower on fresh trade concerns; Qualcomm drags techs U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company heightened trade worries, while a slump in Qualcomm shares pressured the technology sector....
17:39, 05/22/2019

Donald Trump Jr. has book out later this year NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. has a book coming out later this year featuring his “views and perspectives” on the political scene and his father’s presidency. Center Street, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, announced Thursday t...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Saudi Aramco to buy liquid natural gas from US company Saudi Aramco will begin buying liquid natural gas from a U.S. company under a 20 year agreement. Saudi Arabia’s state owned oil company said Wednesday it would buy 5 million tons of liquid natural gas per year from Sempra Energy, based in San D...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Adam Driver credits the military for the courage to act NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Driver, who earned an Oscar nomination for “BlacKkKlansman” and stars in the “Star Wars” saga, credits something a bit different for his career — his military service. Driver joined the Marines shortly aft...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Mexico president says government will help Pemex until 2021 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his government will support the state-owned oil company with all the budget it needs and tax relief until 2021. López Obrador said Wednesday that by then, Petroleos Mexicanos will h...
17:39, 05/22/2019

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesda...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Police: 3 dead as ‘everybody lost’ in gunfight near Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — An attempted robbery at an apartment complex near Atlanta turned into a grisly scene when the robber and two victims were all killed in a gun battle. As Capt. A.W. Ford with the DeKalb County Police puts it, “There was a gun figh...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker gets jail sentence in theft case ASHDOWN, Ark. (AP) — A former state lawmaker in Arkansas has been sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty to a theft charge. Fonda Hawthorne was accused of using public money from the Ashdown-Little River Chamber of Commerce to buy alc...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Judge reverses Missouri trooper’s loss of officer license JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge has reversed the revocation of the peace officer license of a Missouri highway patrolman who was driving a boat when a handcuffed Iowa man fell out and drowned. Cole County Circuit Court Judge Daniel Green on Monday...
17:39, 05/22/2019

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term. South Africa’s lawmakers were ...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Asian Games gold medalist tests positive for doping with EPO MONACO (AP) — Asian Games steeplechase champion Hossein Keyhani has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for EPO. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Keyhani was sent a “notice of allegation” about his disciplinary case. He f...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Prada latest luxury fashion house to go fur-free MILAN (AP) — The Prada Group has become the latest luxury fashion house to go fur-free. Prada said Wednesday that it will no longer include animal fur in its designs and new products starting from the spring-summer 2020 women’s collection, whic...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Texas man accused of abducting girl, 8, faces federal charge FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man accused of abducting an 8-year-old Texas girl as she was taking a walk with her mother has been charged in federal court with kidnapping. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Michael Webb appeared in federal court in Fort Worth ...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Search warrants tied to former Trump lawyer Cohen released WASHINGTON (AP) — Five search warrants have been made public in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer. The warrants are in response to requests from news organiz...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall on trade, Qualcomm ruling NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street Wednesday as investors eye developments in the U.S.-China trade dispute and absorb a key ruling in an antitrust case ...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Google Search redesign adds website names and logos to results page Google is bringing a new Search layout to mobile, and it's rolling out the changes beginning today. Now, when you search on your mobile device, you'll see a website name and logo at the top of each results card. If Google has a "useful ad" ...
17:39, 05/22/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
17:52, 05/22/2019

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
17:52, 05/22/2019

South Africa’s Middle Class Sours on Mandela’s Party, Tainted by Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the endemic corruption in the African National Congress....
17:52, 05/22/2019

'You're too much in my heart': Leonard Cohen letters to muse set for auction Christie’s says letters to Marianne Ihlen document ‘one of the most captivating love affairs of its time as well as the transformation of a young man into a great artist’It was one of the great love stories of the “flower power” era of the 1960s. And...
17:52, 05/22/2019

Capitalism used to promise a better future. Can it still do that? | Richard Reeves The greatest challenges to capitalism come when that promise begins to be questionedCapitalism is intrinsically futuristic. The ideas that underpin market economies – growth, accumulation, investment – express an unspoken assumption, that tomorrow wi...
17:52, 05/22/2019

From Gentleman Jack to Killing Eve: who are TV's greatest lesbian icons? TV fans have been spoiled for women-on-women scenes on our screens of late. We celebrate with a rundown of the characters ‘whose impact on the world is permanent and forever’Get the rollers out! The drama about Gentleman Jack AKA Anne Lister, the 19t...
17:52, 05/22/2019

Can you guess the British city from the vintage travel poster? Leeds or Llandudno? Can you tell these popular destinations from their marketing material?Which city or town is this?BournemouthBrightonBognorWhich city or town is this?PortsmouthNewcastleGlasgowWhich city or town is this?NorwichNottinghamNewportWhic...
17:52, 05/22/2019

If my Chelsea future hinges on winning final, sack me now, says Maurizio Sarri • Sarri expects talks with Chelsea after Europa League final• Manager linked with Serie A return but ‘happy’ at clubMaurizio Sarri would rather be sacked immediately than have his future at Chelsea hinge upon the result of next Wednesday’s Europa Lea...
17:52, 05/22/2019

Manchester United sign Netherlands’ Jackie Groenen for first WSL season • Midfielder arrives from German side FFC Frankfurt• Groenen made team of tournament at Euro 2017Manchester United have made their first major signing before their debut season in the Women’s Super League, having agreed a pre-contract with the Dutch ...
17:52, 05/22/2019

Brooklyn Decker questions her parenting skills after sending daughter off to school to fend for herself Brooklyn Decker fought back tears as she left her youngest daughter, 17-month-old Stevie, to "fend for herself" at baby school.        ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Trump lashes out of U.S. House's Pelosi 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation on Wednesday that he is engaged in a cover-up, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, "I don't do cover-ups."...
18:13, 05/22/2019

I.M. Pei, Master Architect Whose Buildings Dazzled the World, Dies 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....
18:13, 05/22/2019

New Netflix: What's coming in June Netflix drops new seasons of "Jessica Jones," "Black Mirror" and "Designated Survivor" plus "Ralph Breaks the Internet" and more in June.        ...
18:13, 05/22/2019

How to use Instagram's best features, which you might not even know about You can do more with Instagram than post pictures and see the photos other people publish. Here are a bunch of tips to use Instagram like a pro, from posting live video to sharing stories and using features like Boomerang....
18:26, 05/22/2019

NFL asks teams to stop Oklahoma drill, others In response to data that showed a high rate of concussions during the early part of training camp in recent years, the NFL has asked teams to eliminate some high-impact drills during practices....
18:39, 05/22/2019

The Blues Exorcise The Decades The thing you have to understand is how big a deal this is. In the coming days, before and after the Stanley Cup Final begins on Monday in Boston, you are going to hear ad nauseam that this is the St. Louis Blues’ first finals appearance since 1970. ...
18:39, 05/22/2019

Toyota Will Soon Offer New Parts for the MKIII and MKIV Supra If you have a third- or fourth-generation Toyota Supra, you shouldn’t feel left out by all this “new Supra” talk. You certainly aren’t forgotten, least of all by Toyota. Jealous that the new Supra will have years and years of OEM parts to choose from...
18:39, 05/22/2019

Ewan chalks up second win as Viviani falters again "Australian pocket-rocket Caleb Ewan doubled up on the Giro d’Italia with a strong stage 11 win ahead of Arnaud Demare and Pascal Ackermann in Novi Ligure as the out-of-sorts Elia Viviani’s woes continued."...
18:52, 05/22/2019

Olympic marathon silver medallist Kirwa suspended for doping "Bahrain\u0027s Olympic women\u0027s marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement."...
18:52, 05/22/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesman sai...
18:52, 05/22/2019

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
18:52, 05/22/2019

‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite their strong earnings....
18:52, 05/22/2019

Bret Baier: Biden is a frontrunner, but 'big speed bumps' could lie ahead Fox News host Bret Baier argues that Joe Biden may hit some bumps in the road hindering his lead in the preemptive polls for the 2020 presidential election....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Sarah Sanders: Border crisis will 'get worse' until Democrats help fix problems Following a discussion about a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in Customs and Border Protection custody this week, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Democrats need to act in order to prevent the humanitarian crisis at the border....
19:00, 05/22/2019

NC judge dismisses libel case against Project Veritas RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge is dismissing a lawsuit claiming a North Carolina woman was libeled by a conservative group that produces “sting” videos intended to embarrass liberal organizations and media outfits. U.S. District Jud...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Brewers’ Yelich out of lineup again with back spasms MILWAUKEE (AP) — NL MVP Christian Yelich has been scratched from Milwaukee’s lineup against Cincinnati for a second consecutive day because of back spasms. “He’s improved today,” Brewers manager Craig Counsell said Wednesday. ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

AP Top 25 Podcast: Fitzgerald on transfers, Wildcats new QB Coming off a surprising appearance in the Big Ten title game, Northwestern and coach Pat Fitzgerald replace a four-year starting quarterback with a former five-star recruit this season. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast...
19:00, 05/22/2019

One Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — An officer-involved shooting in Perry County has killed one person. The Perry County Deputy Coroner confirms that one person was killed in the Viper Community. Troopers tried to pull a man over in Hazard, but say he...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Trump says he won’t negotiate with Dems on policy while their inquiries continue: ‘you can’t do it’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he won’t negotiate with Dems on policy while their inquiries continue: ‘you can’t do it’ ....
19:00, 05/22/2019

5 CIO initiatives that should be topping IT’s agenda Recent research covering the IT agenda across the globe prioritized 10 hot topics when considering their strategy, skill sets, and future states. The report shows top priorities for IT leaders. But what’s much more revealing, in my view, are the init...
19:13, 05/22/2019

Review: Dynamic new 'Aladdin' wishes upon Will Smith's star Genie Will Smith goes over the top as a big blue Genie in Disney's new 'Aladdin,' a live-action redo that doesn't quite have the charm of the 1992 original.        ...
19:13, 05/22/2019

Cboe FX Announces Launch of Cboe FX Point LONDON – 22 May 2019 - Cboe FX Markets, a Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE) company and a leading platform for institutional foreign exchange (FX) trading globally, today announced the launch of Cboe FX Point, a new one-to-one execution solution...
19:13, 05/22/2019

Sorting out recycling programs: Which ones work best? Changing markets and confusion over what can be thrown in recycling bins has forced some communities to rethink or even suspend their recycling programs. But many more recycling programs are working well, experts say....
19:26, 05/22/2019

Exiled doughnut-loving bear travels thousands of miles to return home A doughnut-loving bear whose life was spared by New Hampshire governor Chris Sununu two years ago has made an incredible journey home after being relocated last June....
19:26, 05/22/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ spinoffs, sequels ruled out by HBO HBO's president of programming shut down the possibility of seeing any of the 'Game of Thrones' characters in their own series, specifically Arya Stark....
19:26, 05/22/2019

‘The Voice’: Season 16 crowns winner The finale also featured performances by BTS, the Jonas Brothers, Halsey, Khalid, Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie, OneRepublic and Hootie and the Blowfish....
19:26, 05/22/2019

Impossible Burger not on menu for celebrity chef Bobby Flay just yet Celebrity chef Bobby Flay is not ready to embrace the meatless burger craze as of yet. The Impossible Burger costs three times a real burger, he says.        ...
19:26, 05/22/2019

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

Nancy Pelosi Says President Trump Is ‘Engaged in a Cover Up’ But Urges Patience (WASHINGTON) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Wednesday that President Donald Trump is “engaged in a cover up,” but she tamped down some Democrats’ rush toward an impeachment inquiry, telling lawmakers during a closed meeting t...
19:26, 05/22/2019

Windows 10's Xbox bar helps you find and share games Windows 10's May 2019 Update includes one more notable feature: an overlay made just for gamers. Microsoft has detailed an Xbox Game Bar that provides quick access to controls and social features while you're playing. Invoke the Win-G key...
19:39, 05/22/2019

One of these models doesn't exist Virtual humans are gradually scaling the uncanny valley, and like artificial intelligence, they're coming for our jobs. A case in point is Imma, a digital Instagram model who has garnered over 50,000 followers thanks to her (its?) trendy, street...
19:39, 05/22/2019

Trump says he won’t work with Democrats until ‘phony’ investigations end U.S. President Donald Trump fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation on Wednesday that he is engaged in a cover-up, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, "I don't do cover-ups."...
19:39, 05/22/2019

Keanu Reeves Is a Real-Life Hero and This Epic Fan Encounter Involving an Ice Cream Cone Is Proof Keanu Reeves doesn’t just play a hero in the movies, he is one in real life, too. At least according to one fan who posted a story on Twitter about getting the John Wick star’s autograph back as a 16-year-old working in a movie theater. &...
19:52, 05/22/2019

Brewers' Yelich out of lineup again with back spasms NL MVP Christian Yelich scratched from Milwaukee's lineup against Cincinnati for 2nd consecutive day because of back spasms        ...
19:52, 05/22/2019

|Prasaplacesmoreexecsonspecialleave,suspension,asprobescontinue Prasa's board of control and Group CEO, Dr Nkosinathi Sishi have placed more executives either on suspension or special leave amid ongoing investigations at the state entity....
19:52, 05/22/2019

Gang crime still 'a huge problem,' says top criminal investigator German police have carried out a massive raid on a biker gang suspected of illegal arms trade and human trafficking. A leading detective told DW that police must adopt a long-term plan to eradicate such crime....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Counting underway in Malawi's tight three-way election Vote counting is underway after Tuesday's elections. President Peter Mutharika, hoping for a second term, is battling to hold off two serious rivals....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Amazon shareholders reject proposal to ban facial recognition sales to governments Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global technology companies, including chip suppliers, are cutting off their ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co after the Trump administration put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist, citing national security concer...
20:00, 05/22/2019

The Best New Features in Windows 10's May 2019 Update Microsoft officially launched the Windows 10 May 2019 update today for all to consume—all who haven’t already been beta-testing it for months, that is. Acquiring said update is easy. Click the Start button, type in “Updates,” click on the “Check for ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Amazon Goes Full Black Mirror by Turning Grueling Warehouse Work Into a Video Game Amazon is currently experimenting with a pilot program that turns warehouse jobs into a sort of video game, a system the company claims is meant to break up the monotony of the day-to-day tasks required of its workers but has, conveniently, led to co...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Aaron Carter defends Michael Jackson after saying the star did one 'inappropriate' thing In a clip from “Marriage Boot Camp," Aaron Carter says that there was "one thing that (Michael Jackson) did that was a little bit inappropriate.”        ...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Pelosi: Trump 'engaged in a cover-up' Amid rising calls for impeachment hearings, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and heads of five Democratic committees are sending a message to their caucus: "persistence but patience." (May 22)        ...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Was that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam in blackface photo? Investigation inconclusive A probe into Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984 yearbook page could not determine whether the governor is the person in the blackface photo.        ...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Late-May snowstorm dumps on Colorado A spring snowstorm that swept over the Denver region May 20, 2019 dropped 3 to 6 inches of snow in the metropolitan area and up to a foot or more in the mountains.        ...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Copper, which develops CRM tools for G Suite, raises $15 million Copper, a San Francisco-based developer of G Suite customer relationship management tools, has received an extension to its series C funding round.Read More...
20:13, 05/22/2019

WarnerMedia and Eleague team up for Mortal Kombat 11 esports tournament WarnerMedia has teamed up with Eleague to launch an esports tournament for Mortal Kombat 11. The tournament will culminate at RTX Austin, Texas from July 5 to July 7.Read More...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Entropia Universe company raises $500,000 in a virtual stock market offering Mindark said said that a company within its Entropia Universe virtual game world has offered shares on its virtual stock market and raised the equivalent of $500,000.Read More...
20:13, 05/22/2019

EU's New Headache: Skeptics Poised to Gain Power From Within Burned by Brexit debacle, populist parties are seeking to win power at the union’s traditional institutions in order to undermine the project. They expect to make inroads during this week’s vote for European Parliament....
20:26, 05/22/2019

| May stares at defeat in final Brexit gambit British Prime Minister Theresa May stared at the prospect of her political career coming to an inglorious end after her final attempt to save her hated Brexit deal was almost universally condemned by parliament....
20:26, 05/22/2019

Here's your first look at Orange Is The New Black's final season This July, the end is finally upon the inmates of Orange Is The New Black. Netflix has released the first photos and a lovely teaser for the seventh and final season of its flagship series. Honestly, given how season six played out with everyone ship...
20:39, 05/22/2019

The first look of Keri Russell's character in Star Wars: Episode IX is here For a while, Keri Russell’s role in Star Wars: Episode IX-The Rise Of Skywalker was a total mystery, with the actress revealing little more than getting to wear the “coolest costume” on The Late Show back in March. Today, Vanity Fair released an exte...
20:39, 05/22/2019

Quentin Tarantino fights the future in his funky, meandering, elegiac Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood A few years ago, Quentin Tarantino announced, with typical stop-the-presses grandiosity, that he would officially stop making movies after completing his 10th feature. It remains to be seen if American cinema’s reigning rock-star auteur will make goo...
20:39, 05/22/2019

Maurizio Sarri: 'Sack me now if my Chelsea future hinges on winning the Europa League' – video Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri said he would rather be sacked immediately than have his future at Chelsea hinge upon the result of the Europa League final. The head coach, who is 10 months into a two-year contract, was asked whether his future depend...
20:39, 05/22/2019

Royal Mail delivers dividend disappointment to posties Royal Mail has delivered disappointing news today to the 400,000 or so private investors and employees who own its shares by announcing a cut in the dividend....
20:39, 05/22/2019

NASA will send your name to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely, with NASA recently revealing that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing well ahead of its July 2020 launch window, and NASA is now accepting names of hopeful Mars “...
20:52, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 3-Saudi Aramco inks 20-year deal with Sempra for LNG supply Saudi Aramco signed a 20-year agreement to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) from a forthcoming export terminal in Texas that U.S.-based Sempra Energy is developing, the two companies said on Wednesday....
21:00, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Leonard Cohen's 'So Long, Marianne' love letters up for auction A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, "So Long, Marianne" is going up for auction next month, two years after both of them died....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Dollar holds near one-month high ahead of Fed minutes The U.S. dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday amid heightened trade tensions between the United States and China and ahead of the release of Federal Reserve meeting minutes which may provide more clues on why the central bank stood pat on i...
21:00, 05/22/2019

The hottest looks from the Cannes red carpet This month, Hollywood's brightest stars are descending upon the French Riviera for the annual Cannes Film Festival. Against the idyllic background of the sun-soaked Riviera, this is where some of the world's most high-profile directors premiere the f...
21:13, 05/22/2019

Netflix Reveals What's Coming and Going in June 2019: Time to Binge Black Mirror Season 5 June's going to be another hot month for Netflix. Season five of the hit anthology sci-fi series Black Mirror, starring Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie and Topher Grace, premieres on the......
21:13, 05/22/2019

Daimler CEO announces sweeping cost review as he bows out Daimler's Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche announced a sweeping cost review on Wednesday, his last day in office, as he bid farewell to shareholders following more than a decade at the helm of luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz....
21:26, 05/22/2019

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the healthiness of the products they buy and consume, but 34 percent say they rarely ever research the health c...
21:26, 05/22/2019

Berger reveals bid to get Rossi a BMW Misano DTM guest drive DTM boss Gerhard Berger has revealed there was an attempt to get Valentino Rossi to join his fellow MotoGP star Andrea Dovizioso in racing at Misano next month...
21:26, 05/22/2019

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

Perez: Racing Point still "worried" over Spain F1 update package Sergio Perez says he and his Racing Point Formula 1 team are "worried" that they still do not have answers as to why its upgrade package struggled at Barcelona...
21:26, 05/22/2019

|Airlinesmumaheadofclosed-doortalksonBoeing'sgroundedMax Executives from some of the world's largest airlines will gather for a private meeting Thursday to discuss Boeing's 737 Max at the same time global regulators convene as well....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Lenny Kravitz Will Celebrate His 55th Birthday in 2019 and He Gifted Us With a New Picture of His Abs. So, Let's Discuss This weekend will mark the unofficial start of summer, also known as Memorial Day weekend. But also happening this weekend is the born day of a man I’d like to deem “walking sex.”...
21:52, 05/22/2019

Nancy Pelosi Holds Closed Door Meeting With House Democrats to Quell Growing Revolt Calling for Impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing a growing swell from a group of valiant Democrats inside her own caucus who want their team to stop sitting on its hands and begin pushing for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump....
21:52, 05/22/2019

New York's amazing mega-monuments that were never built New York may be home to the iconic Statue of Liberty and dozens of other monuments, but the city would look very different if a number of epic building designs had actually been constructed....
21:52, 05/22/2019

How China Uses High-Tech Surveillance to Subdue Minorities China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Car-seat naps outside the car put babies at risk (Reuters Health) - Most infant deaths in car-safety seats happen when the seat is being used as a napping spot, rather than for transportation, a U.S. study shows....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Canopy Growth pushes into Cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis oil, hemp and medical capsules....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan  A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising....
22:00, 05/22/2019

EE keeps Huawei in first British 5G network but halts handsets Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said on Wednesday its 5G network would rely on equipment made by China's Huawei, at least for the first few years, as it announced plans to switch on the next-generation services on May 30....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Christopher Nolan’s new movie has a title: What we know about ‘Tenet’ Christopher Nolan’s next blockbuster officially has a title and finalized cast. “Tenet” is an “action epic” that will span seven countries and dig into the world of international espionage, Warner Bros. announced Wednesd...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Consumer Reports raises more questions about Tesla's Autopilot Consumer Reports said law enforcement representatives found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot "cut off cars without leaving enough space and surpassed other cars in ways that violate state laws."...
22:13, 05/22/2019

VW workers told to refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
22:13, 05/22/2019

Former Long Island man exonerated after 33 years in prison A former Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl was exonerated during an emotional court hearing Wednesday. Keith Bush, 62, stared as if in shock as Suffolk County Judge Anthony Senft gran...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Serial brake puller has been ruining subway commutes for ‘several years’ A subway scoundrel has been terrorizing the city’s already beleaguered underground by pulling the emergency brakes on trains during peak hours, MTA Chairman Pat Foye said Wednesday. At the MTA’s board meeting, Foye said the mysterious tra...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Man who spent 33 years in prison for heinous murder is innocent: prosecutors A Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl is innocent of the heinous crime, according to prosecutors, who are recommending Wednesday that his conviction be overturned. Keith Bush and his de...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Somalia protests after its officials deported by Kenya Somalia has criticized neighboring Kenya for deporting two Somali lawmakers and a minister after authorities in Nairobi blocked them from entering the country....
22:26, 05/22/2019

‘Very, Very, Very Strange.’ How Nancy Pelosi’s Meeting With Trump Went Down Nancy Pelosi began her day preparing to talk infrastructure with President Donald Trump. By the afternoon, it was clear that was not going to be the subject of the day. On Wednesday morning, the House Speaker met with fellow Democrats in a closed-doo...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held....
22:26, 05/22/2019

John Legend Promises The Voice Winner Maelyn Jarmon a Hang Session With His Family John Legend accomplished something not many before him have done: a victory on The Voice during his first season. Maelyn Jarmon took home the top prize for Team John in the season 16......
22:39, 05/22/2019

Poor diet may increase risk for preventable cancers More than 80,000, or 5.2 percent, of invasive cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2015 may have been linked to diet-related causes, according to a new study....
22:52, 05/22/2019

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding....
22:52, 05/22/2019

I tried to sexually harass Siri, but all she did was give me a polite brush-off | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett Virtual assistants are millennial Stepford Wives. But perhaps there’s an upside for real women“Hey Siri, show me your tits,” is not something I ever thought I’d say, especially not while sitting in an empty kitchen while wearing fluffy slippers. I ha...
22:52, 05/22/2019

UN envoy attacks lack of 'moral motivation' to end Libyan war Ghassan Salamé, UN special envoy for Libya, says country is viewed as a prizeThe international community lacks the moral motivation to end the Libyan civil war and largely views the country as a prize to be captured, the UN’s special envoy for Libya ...
22:52, 05/22/2019

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users The next Nintendo mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, is officially out, but only in closed beta in the US and Japan and only on Android. Players and news outlets have already reported it’s a faithful 3D racing experience...with microtransactions an...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Apple WWDC 2019 invites go out ahead of iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 unveilings Even though we already knew the Apple WWDC 2019 keynote date before today, we just got in the all-important press invite to June's developer conference.That means we'll be able to bring you the story of Apple's next software updates on...
23:00, 05/22/2019

SJCAM launches SJ9 Strike and SJ9 Max action cameras SJCAM has announced a fresh SJ9 series of action cameras, with its two debut models being the first of their kind to offer wireless charging.The SJ9 Strike is the more senior of the pair, and it arrives with an Amabarella H22S85 chipset and the Sony ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Wendy Williams' Son Arrested for Assault After Allegedly Punching Father, Kevin Hunter It’s good to know Wendy Williams has finally set herself free from years of what appeared to be a very unhappy and unhealthy marriage to Kevin Hunter Sr., but of course, divorce can be quite complicated....
23:00, 05/22/2019

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

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe & Asia The future of Huawei’s smartphone business is looking pretty bleak at the moment, and according to two separate reports, this uncertainty is now starting to severely affect the company’s sales.Huawei's smartphone sales in EuropeSpeaking to TechRadar ...
23:13, 05/22/2019

Blockbuster court ruling will force Qualcomm to change the way it does business Ever since April 16th, things had been going swimmingly for Qualcomm. From the moment that the company announced its settlement with Apple, once again allowing it to supply modem chips for the iPhone, things were looking up for the chip maker. For ex...
23:13, 05/22/2019

Huawei's latest blow could signal the end of its smartphone business Google, Microsoft, Intel, Qualcomm, and many other companies have already cut ties with Huawei over the course of the past few days. But today the Chinese brand’s week just got a whole lot worse as British chip developer Arm Holdings has also ceased ...
23:13, 05/22/2019

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 7 This is Part 7 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray also views the world and forms his conclusions from a...
23:13, 05/22/2019

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing an unidentified senior administration official....
23:26, 05/22/2019

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
23:39, 05/22/2019

House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits in protest of Theresa May's Brexit plan Theresa May was desperately clinging on to power tonight after House of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom dramatically quit in protest at her Brexit plan....
23:39, 05/22/2019

De Blasio blasted over homeless man living near Ground Zero Tourists and New Yorkers around Ground Zero are getting a fresh look at how Mayor de Blasio is handling the homelessness crisis — and they don't like what they see....
23:39, 05/22/2019

FDNY firefighter turns himself in for allegedly assaulting girlfriend An off-duty FDNY firefighter was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend inside her Inwood apartment, police said. Brian Chevalier, 30, turned himself in to police shortly before 9 a.m. for allegedly knocking his 26-year-ol...
23:39, 05/22/2019

Avenatti Charged With Allegedly Using Stormy Daniels' Book Advance to Pay for a Ferrari Michael Avenatti, the lawyer and one-time maybe prospective presidential candidate who is already facing a laundry list of federal and state charges, is now facing... even more charges!...
23:39, 05/22/2019

Bad Democrat Reportedly Got So Mad He Tried to Beat Up a Car A few weeks ago, the Intercept reported on shitty Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer and his ineffectual bids to derail both Nancy Pelosi’s speakership and the Democrats’ vote to end U.S. support for the war in Yemen. The story painted a picture of a cong...
23:39, 05/22/2019

Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote will detail iOS 13, macOS 10.15, and more on June 3 Enlarge / Neon emoji and animoji images accompanied the invites to press. Apple has sent out invites to the press for its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote—or as the invite calls it, a "special event." The event will take place on Jun...
23:52, 05/22/2019

ARM is the latest partner to shun Huawei, so how will it design chips? Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) It looks like Huawei is not just being shunned by the US, but now, the world! According to a report from the BBC, ARM has told its employees the US export ban means it can no longer work with Huawei, dealing a crippli...
23:52, 05/22/2019

Kansas City Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu victim of alleged $5 million extortion attempt Geourvon Sears, a distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu, was arrested on suspicion of trying to extort $5 million from the defensive back....
23:52, 05/22/2019

Andrea Leadsom quits: Junior minister who challenged for Tory leadership and became high-profile Brexiteer From junior minister to Tory leadership candidate to "Pizza Club plotter", Andrea Leadsom's recent political career has been defined by the fall-out from the 2016 EU referendum....
23:52, 05/22/2019

WRAPUP 4-Next round of U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away -Mnuchin The United States is at least a month from enacting its proposed tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports as it studies the impact on American consumers, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
23:52, 05/22/2019

Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts -filings Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wedne...
23:52, 05/22/2019

Afghanistan envoy briefs skeptical lawmakers on peace talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad (ZAHL’-may kah-LEEL’-zahd) has been met with skepticism on Capitol Hill as he briefed lawmakers on peace talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the 17-year war. Lawmakers wer...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Officials say the Clotilda, last known ship to bring enslaved persons to the US, has been identified in Alabama waters MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Officials say the Clotilda, last known ship to bring enslaved persons to the US, has been identified in Alabama waters....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Stanton has another injury setback, Gregorius progressing TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton took a step back in his return from arm injuries and won’t play in any rehabilitation games for seven to 10 days because of left calf tightness. Shortststop Didi Gregorius moved a...
00:00, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Man accused of making threats held without bail NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a New Jersey man charged with aiding a terrorist organization and threatening to kill pro-Israel supporters (all times local): 5 p.m. A man charged with aiding a terrorist organization and threatening to “shoot...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Border holding center to reopen after 32 migrants get flu SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities say 32 migrants have tested positive for influenza at a major processing center on the Mexican border that was temporarily closed to stop the outbreak. It’s unclear if anyone ill came in contact with a 16-year-...
00:00, 05/23/2019