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Juncker criticizes Italy's excessive deficit as EU penalties loom

The EU remains at odds with the Italian government's 2019 budget. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned Rome to rethink, though Italy's leade...

Juncker criticizes Italy's excessive deficit as EU penalties loom

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US trade deficit up 1.5% to $50 billion in March but deficit with China falls to lowest point in 5 years WASHINGTON (AP) — US trade deficit up 1.5% to $50 billion in March but deficit with China falls to lowest point in 5 years....
16:39, 05/09/2019

Juncker is fed up with Brexit delays • Andrea Leadsom quits UK government in fresh Brexit blow for Theresa May • Brexit fears back and pound paying the price • European elections explained in graphics...
06:26, 05/23/2019

What to know about excessive burping Excessive burping can occur as a result of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), consuming certain foods, or aerophagia or supragastric belching. The treatment options will depend on the cause. Learn more here....
07:39, 05/08/2019

EU's Juncker say he trusts Trump on trade The head of the EU executive said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump could be trusted on EU-U.S. trade relations and that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict needed to be resolved soon to restore investor confidence....
15:26, 05/07/2019

New UK PM will not change Brexit deal: EU's Juncker The stalled EU-UK divorce treaty will not change with the arrival of a new prime minister in London, the outgoing head of the European Union's executive said on Tuesday....
19:39, 06/11/2019

'I miss her,' says Juncker as EU heads meet without Theresa May Leaders forge ahead with a show of unity and plans to divide up bloc’s top jobs EU leaders met without Theresa May on Thursday and launched the process of divvying up the bloc’s top jobs, with the European council president, Donald Tusk, announcing a...
22:39, 05/09/2019

EU should have spoken out against "lies" in Brexit vote: Juncker The European Union was wrong to stay silent in 2016 during the campaign ahead of the British referendum on membership in the bloc because it should have corrected "lies" spread by the "Leave" side, the head of the European Commission said....
14:13, 05/07/2019

EU's Juncker says Poland unlikely to leave the European Union Poland is unlikely to leave the European Union, even if the ruling eurosceptic Law and Justice (PiS) party wins re-election this year, EU executive head Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview published on Monday....
10:39, 04/29/2019

EU's Juncker cautions against ramping up climate goals The outgoing European Union chief executive said on Tuesday the bloc should focus on meeting its 2030 existing targets before ramping up long-term climate ambitions....
19:13, 06/11/2019

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
11:00, 05/24/2019

France, Germany clashing over Juncker’s successor at EU France and Germany appear on a collision course over who should hold one of the European Union’s most coveted jobs, after weekend elections across the 28-nation bloc redrew Europe’s political map...
17:26, 05/28/2019

EU expecting another Brexit extension in October, says Juncker Brussels chief criticises MPs for prioritising May’s removal above finding agreementJean-Claude Juncker has suggested that the UK is drifting towards another Brexit extension in October as he criticised MPs for prioritising the prime minister’s remov...
11:13, 05/23/2019

Juncker lashes out at 'stupid nationalists' on eve of European elections European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticized "stupid nationalists" ahead of elections in which euroskeptic politicians are expected to make big gains in the European Parliament....
20:26, 05/22/2019

EC's Juncker regrets EU silence on Brexit campaign 'lies' The EU was wrong to stay silent ahead of the 2016 Brexit referendum, Jean-Claude Juncker said as he prepares to step down. Being vocal would have 'destroyed' campaigners' lies. He called for a high turnout in May....
21:00, 05/07/2019

EU's Juncker say he trusts Trump on trade, needs quick U.S.-China deal The head of the EU executive said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump could be trusted on EU-U.S. trade relations and that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict needed to be resolved soon to restore investor confidence....
16:39, 05/07/2019

EU's Juncker says "unacceptable" to link Tusk to Hitler and Stalin in Poland European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday it was "totally unacceptable" to link fellow top EU official, Donald Tusk, with tyrants Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler, as has been done by Polish state TV....
14:13, 05/07/2019

Cat struggling to find home due to excessive sneezing condition Someone get this cat a tissue! An overly sneezy cat is having a hard time finding a forever home because of his unique condition. Nine-year-old Elliot suffers from chronic rhinitis – a condition that causes constant sneezing as well as runny or itchy...
16:52, 05/31/2019

Probe shows that Russian jet had excessive landing speed MOSCOW (AP) — A preliminary probe into last month’s crash of a Russian passenger jet that left 41 dead says the plane had excessive landing speed. The report released Friday by the Moscow-based Interstate Aviation Committee that investigates cr...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Excessive Consumption Of Protein Powders May Reduce Lifespan A new study has indicated that protein shakes loaded with commercially available protein powders may do more harm than good and that they may impact longevity negatively....
14:26, 05/01/2019

EU chief Juncker lauds May as ‘a woman of courage,’ sees her resignation ‘without personal joy’ BRUSSELS (AP) — EU chief Juncker lauds May as ‘a woman of courage,’ sees her resignation ‘without personal joy’...
12:52, 05/24/2019

Jean-Claude Juncker: I regret not challenging '£350m a week' claims EU commission president says he “should have spoken out” on Vote Leave’s Brexit campaignJean-Claude Juncker has said he regrets failing to rebut claims made in the run-up to the Brexit referendum about the hundreds of millions of pounds the UK would ...
11:52, 05/16/2019

Germany, Austria, Netherlands impede euro zone reform - Juncker The Netherlands, Austria "and all too often Germany" are preventing deeper euro zone integration, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told German newspaper Handelsblatt....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Blues looking to limit penalties in Game 4 ST. LOUIS -- Throughout the Stanley Cup Final, the St. Louis Blues have spoken repeatedly of playing a disciplined game and staying out of the penalty box. Yet when the Boston Bruins appear on the ice, St. Louis struggles to play physically without t...
23:52, 06/02/2019

Norway through to last 16 with two penalties against South Korea Two penalties, one early in each half, gave Norway a 2-1 victory over South Korea in the Women’s World Cup at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims to secure a place in the last 16 and eliminate their opponents.Norway went ahead in the fifth minute through ...
04:00, 06/18/2019

Beware! Consuming Excessive Fatty Foods May Trigger Depression A new study has pointed at a harmful side-effect of consuming excessive amounts of dietary fats and has linked high amounts of fats in your diet with increased risks of depression....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Tariffs Loom Over Car Makers, Despite Mexico Deal The auto industry continues to weather trade-related fallout despite a deal the U.S. and Mexico struck that shelved President Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on imports....
18:52, 06/13/2019

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
15:26, 05/24/2019

GM pushes for more temp workers as UAW talks loom GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The last contract was bargained over in better times....
16:39, 06/19/2019

Fruit Of The Loom Losing About 100 Jobs, Most In Kentucky BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Fruit of the Loom says it is cutting about 100 jobs, mostly at its headquarters in Kentucky. News outlets report the Bowling Green-based company said it is transferring information technology services to Wipro Ltd., an India...
11:39, 05/23/2019

Tariffs Would Hit Many Goods That Previously Avoided Penalties A U.S. threat to impose escalating tariffs on all imports from Mexico would hit sectors that have had little exposure to the Trump administration’s aggressive trade initiatives, including importers of autos, crude oil and fruits and vegetables....
20:26, 05/31/2019

| England take Nations League 3rd place on penalties England deservedly claimed the consolation prize of third place at the Nations League 6-5 on penalties on Sunday after a 0-0 draw against a limited Switzerland...
01:52, 06/10/2019

'Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website. Madawi Al-Rasheed, an expert on Saudi society, says mass executions are becoming common in the Gulf kingdom....
22:13, 05/23/2019

Supreme Court says iPhone users can sue Apple for excessive prices on its App Store The Supreme Court opened the door for iPhone users to sue Apple over excessive prices on its exclusive App Store.        ...
20:26, 05/13/2019

James Dolan sued over high salary, excessive time with his band Madison Square Garden CEO James Dolan is paying himself way too much money for a job he’s barely doing, a lawsuit filed on behalf of his shareholders claims. The Knicks owner is spending too much time on stage with his blues-inspired rock band — and ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Watchdog: Former EPA chief Scott Pruitt had $124K in excessive airfare expenses Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spent nearly $124,000 in excessive airfare expenses without proper justification during a 10-month period....
00:52, 05/17/2019

EU could slap 3 billion euro fine on Italy for excessive debt: Salvini The European Commission could impose a 3 billion euro fine on Italy for breaking EU rules due to its rising debt and structural deficit levels, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday....
10:26, 05/28/2019

Airlines, travel industry warn of excessive U.S. entry wait times Groups representing major U.S. airlines, airports and travel industry companies on Friday urged U.S. Senate leaders to back additional funding for Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officers as the Trump administration said on Friday it was shifting add...
03:52, 05/11/2019

‘We Have a Lot of Questions’: Doubts Loom Over G.M. Plan for Lordstown Plant President Trump said he was helping to save jobs at the Ohio factory after General Motors ceased production there. But such promises have not always panned out....
23:26, 05/21/2019

As elections loom, Greece announces 'relief measures' Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday announced tax cuts and pledged to reinstate a benefit for low income pensioners among other "relief measures", weeks before municipal and European Parliament elections....
20:39, 05/07/2019

US, Chinese negotiators to resume talks as US tariffs loom WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators are set to resume trade talks just hours before the United States plans to raise tariffs on Chinese imports in a dramatic escalation of tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. China say...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Pressing questions loom for Jets after naming Joe Douglas GM The Jets will roll out the green carpet for new general manager Joe Douglas on Tuesday, holding his introductory press conference at 3 p.m. This will be the second big press conference the Jets have had this offseason after introducing new coach Adam...
03:13, 06/11/2019

US trade deficit rises to $71 billion The U.S. international trade deficit was $71.4 billion in March, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Friday, up half-billion dollars from February, or 0.7%....
15:00, 05/03/2019

Drinking Excessive Diet Soda May Increase Risk Of Diabetes: Preliminary Study A new study has suggested that drinking as many as five cans of diet soda or about one and a half litres of diet drinks with artrificial sweeteners in them daily may result in diabetes....
02:00, 05/08/2019

California police criticized for viral video allegedly using excessive force on black man At least 10 police officers are shown in the video, posted on Instagram Live Friday, assisting in the arrest of the suspect.        ...
20:13, 06/10/2019

Telecom Panel Said to Again Defer Decision on Jio Interconnection Penalties No decision could be taken on the issue of penalty as one of the Secretaries had to leave early, so the issue has been deferred, official sources said....
14:13, 06/14/2019

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated currency....
06:26, 05/24/2019

Brawn: F1 should explain penalties better after Vettel Canada episode Formula 1 should work to find ways to better explain penalty decisions in the wake of the Sebastian Vettel's controversial demotion in the Canadian Grand Prix, says Ross Brawn...
14:52, 06/11/2019

England claims 3rd place in Nations League after penalties England beat Switzerland 6-5 in a sudden death penalty shootout Sunday to claim the consolation prize of third place in UEFA's inaugural Nations League competition       ...
19:13, 06/09/2019

Mexico to Lobby White House as Trump's Tariffs Loom Mexican officials plan to lobby Trump administration officials at the White House on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to hold off on tariffs that the president has threatened to impose starting Monday amid a dispute over border security....
20:13, 06/05/2019

Explainer: Crunch time for Spain as regional, EU elections loom Three weeks after a national election, Spain is still without a government. On Sunday it holds local, regional and European ballots that will go a long way toward establishing the country's political identity for the coming years....
14:26, 05/20/2019

Mexico hopes to reach migration deal with U.S. as tariffs loom Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said if Washington imposed tariffs on Mexican imports, it could be counterproductive to stopping immigration flows across the U.S.-Mexico border....
16:13, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Bourse sanctions loom as EU-Swiss talks stall Swiss bourses face losing direct access to EU investors from July 1, as the European Commission reported on Tuesday that talks with Bern over a new partnership treaty had failed to progress....
15:39, 06/18/2019

Long at the Fringe, Gun Issues Loom Large for Democratic Candidates After years of failed efforts to enact federal universal background checks for new gun purchases, several candidates are on the leading edge of a push for more aggressive anti-gun measures...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Costco is looking at alternative sourcing and price hikes as tariffs loom Costco reported profit and revenue that beat Street estimates and said it would tackle the proposed round of tariffs on Chinese imports by sourcing goods from other countries and possible price increases....
12:00, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leadership meets as protests loom HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s chief executive has met with her Executive Council as pressure mounts for her to delay or withdraw an unpopular extradition ...
06:52, 06/15/2019

| Mexico scrambles to slow migrants as Trump tariffs loom Mexico scrambled to slow the flow of Central American migrants to the United States as talks continued in Washington to head off US President Donald Trump's threat of potentially catastrophic tariffs on Mexican goods....
17:39, 06/07/2019

US trade deficit edges up to $50 billion in March WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit increased slightly in March even though the deficit with China fell to the lowest point in five years. The Commerce Department said Thursday that the total deficit in goods and services edged up 1.5% to $50 bi...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Mick Mulvaney guzzles the deficit Kool-Aid As a member of the House of Representatives, Mick Mulvaney was a stalwart voice for deficit reduction and spending reform. He recognized that entitlement reform was the keystone to preserving American prosperity for future generations....
16:39, 06/12/2019

Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder, accused of prescribing excessive doses of painkillers An Ohio doctor accused of ordering excessive and potentially fatal doses of opioids to dozens of near-death patients is facing multiple counts of murder, prosecutors announced Wednesday. William Husel voluntarily surrendered to authorities and was ch...
19:52, 06/05/2019

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into nearby waterways in recent years without being penalized by regulators, according to environmental grou...
01:39, 06/05/2019

A witness defends an unarmed black man from alleged excessive police force in viral video At least 10 police officers are shown in the video, posted on Instagram Live Friday, assisting in the arrest of the suspect.        ...
22:13, 06/10/2019

Phoenix ties record-high temperature as excessive heat warning continues in Southwest Another day of brutal heat was forecast Thursday for the Phoenix area, a day after the city tied a record high of 112 degrees.        ...
18:13, 06/13/2019

De Blasio calls for stiffer penalties against speeding in school zones Mayor de Blasio proposed Friday that the state Legislature pass a new law to stiffen fines — and even yank the licenses — of reckless lead-foot motorists repeatedly nabbed speeding through school zones. The mayor made the pitch after appl...
01:13, 05/25/2019

Jordan Pickford saves the day as England beat Switzerland on penalties This was a game too far, long before it drifted apologetically into extra time, or culminated in a penalty shootout relatively devoid of tension in the Portuguese sun. It was a fixture which had felt more like a prolonged appeal for the season finall...
18:52, 06/09/2019

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doctors to overprescribe a fentanyl spray....
19:52, 06/10/2019

France seeks to save IS jihadis from death penalties in Iraq France's foreign minister says his government is working to spare four French former members of the Islamic State group from execution after Iraq sentenced them to death....
12:13, 05/28/2019

Penalties see lacklustre Norway beat Korea to seal last 16 spot "Two penalties were enough to book Norway\u0027s ticket to the last 16 at the women\u0027s World Cup after an uninspiring 2-1 win against a feisty South Korea team that restored some pride after losing their first two games."...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Pope Francis Decrees New Rules for Reporting Abuse, but Not Penalties The procedures, which come into force on June 1, say church leaders must investigate abuse and cover-ups and must not interfere with secular inquiries....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Charlton beat Doncaster on penalties to qualify for play-off final Charlton will meet Sunderland in the League One play-off final on 26 May, overcoming Doncaster on penalties despite the visitors holding the upper hand for long periods before The Valley’s first sell-out crowd in seven years.Tommy Rowe, who had earli...
02:39, 05/18/2019

Chelsea 1-1 Eintracht Frankfurt: Blues win 4-3 on penalties to set-up Arsenal final Eden Hazard scores the winning penalty as Chelsea edge past Eintracht Frankfurt 4-3 on penalties to set up an all-English Europa League final against Arsenal....
06:00, 05/10/2019

Voter signup groups say Tennessee penalties change landscape NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Voter registration groups and civil rights advocates say the penalties created by a new Tennessee law could force them to rethink efforts to persuade minorities and college students to become civically engaged. The new law is ...
03:39, 05/04/2019

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration....
00:39, 05/25/2019

As meetings begin and U.S. tariffs loom, Mexico hopes for migration deal Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as high-level talks were set to begin in Washington....
16:13, 06/03/2019

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as trade tensions loom....
11:13, 05/25/2019

Volkswagen CEO meets top U.S. trade official as Mexico tariffs loom: sources Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Herbert Diess met on Monday with the top U.S. trade official, a week before new tariffs are set to hit imported Mexican vehicles, two people briefed on the matter said....
02:13, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Costco looking at alternative sourcing, price hikes as tariffs loom Costco Wholesale Corp on Thursday reported quarterly profit and revenue that beat Wall Street estimates and said it would tackle the proposed round of tariffs on Chinese imports by sourcing goods from other countries and possible price increases....
03:13, 05/31/2019

U.S. Budget Deficit Grew 39% in First Eight Months of Fiscal Year Government tax revenue continued to rise in May thanks to a sturdy labor market, but not enough to offset higher federal outlays, the Treasury Department said....
21:13, 06/12/2019

U.S. zeros in on Europe's cars in battle to fix trade deficit Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said autos share equal blame with China for the U.S. trade deficit, an indication that European automakers could soon be hit with tariffs....
04:26, 05/11/2019

Monthly U.S. trade deficit rises slightly to $72.1 billion The Census Bureau reported Thursday that the international trade deficit in goods rose to $72.1 billion in April, up a marginal 0.3% from March's level of $71.9 billion according to an "advance look" at the data. The shift was due to exports dropping...
18:26, 05/30/2019

U.S. zeroes in on Europe's cars in battle to fix trade deficit U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said autos share equal blame with China for the U.S. trade deficit, an indication that European automakers could soon be hit with tariffs....
18:39, 05/10/2019

Giants overcome 8-run deficit, beat Reds 12-11 in 10 innings CINCINNATI (AP) — Stephen Vogt hit a tying homer in the ninth inning, Evan Longoria connected in the 11th and the San Francisco Giants rallied from an eight-run deficit for a 12-11 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Down 8-0 after thre...
06:52, 05/04/2019

U.S. goods trade deficit with China tumbles to five-year low The U.S. goods trade deficit with China, a focus of the White House's "America First" agenda, shrank to its smallest in five years in March, which could embolden President Donald Trump as he escalates his trade war on Beijing....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team to fail to win the NBA title after holding the same advantage....
11:00, 06/08/2019

Pre-Monsoon Rainfall Deficit Drops To 22%, Says Weather Office From March 1 to April 24, the pre-monsoon rainfall recorded in the central division was five per cent compared to normal. The region has also been witnessing intense heat waves and several dams in the......
15:00, 05/19/2019

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulting in the death and injury of various civilians, the United Nations chief, António Guterres, and the ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Video Footage Draws Complaints of Excessive Force Human rights groups and opposition lawmakers have condemned police tactics in which protesters against an extradition bill were pushed back with rubber bullets and batons....
10:52, 06/13/2019

EPA inspector general recommends recouping $124K from former administrator Scott Pruitt for 'excessive' travel costs The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog recommended Thursday that the agency should consider recovering nearly $124,000 in “excessive” costs from former administrator Scott Pruitt for his first-class travel....
23:52, 05/16/2019

Boca wins Supercopa Argentina, defeating Rosario Central on penalties Boca, the champions of the 2017/2018 Superliga who lost their title to Racing Club this year, won 6-5 in a penalty shoot-out after an exacting 0-0 draw in 90 minutes against Rosario Central....
22:26, 05/03/2019

Civil rights groups sue Tennessee over law imposing new penalties on voter registration Civil rights groups in Tennessee have asked a federal court to block enforcement of a new state law that threatens to impose new penalties on voter-registration groups if they file too many incomplete forms....
20:00, 05/03/2019

Leclerc, Perez, Hulkenberg escape Monaco GP weight check penalties Charles Leclerc, Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg have all escaped further action after missing weight checks during qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix...
22:00, 05/25/2019

England’s Fran Kirby fears VAR handball law offers cynical way to win penalties • England profit from ‘unnatural position’ rule in Scotland win• Kirby says players could be tempted to aim at defenders’ armsEngland’s Fran Kirby fears cynical players and managers will be tempted to exploit the new handball rules to win penalties. ...
00:26, 06/12/2019

Newport beat Mansfield on penalties to reach League Two play-off final Newport keeper Joe Day saves spot-kick to book Wembley spotCharlton win 2-1 at Doncaster in League One semi-final first legNewport reached the League Two play-off final after beating Mansfield 5-3 on penalties. Joe Day was their hero, saving Tyler Wa...
06:52, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Codelco reports drop in copper output as labor talks loom Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, reported an 18% year-on-year drop in its first-quarter copper output on Thursday, as unions at its Chuquicamata mine announced they would hold talks with the company in hopes of averting a strike....
03:13, 05/31/2019

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

Hope Solo's comments loom large before US kicks off Women's World Cup matches While the U.S. women’s national team is just hours away from playing Thailand in its first Women’s World Cup game, the most talked about player might not even be on the team....
14:13, 06/10/2019

Argentina overcomes late 3-goal deficit, knocks out Scotland PARIS (AP) — Florencia Bonsegundo converted a penalty kick in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time on her second attempt, and Argentina overcame a three-goal deficit in the final 30 minutes for a 3-3 draw against Scotland on Thursday night ...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Brazil house speaker: rule on zero borrowing for deficit under review Brazil's lower house Speaker Rodrigo Maia said he is in talks with Economy Minister Paulo Guedes to review the "golden rule" that bans the government from borrowing to finance its deficit....
17:39, 05/28/2019

Saudi GDP could surprise on the upside, higher budget deficit seen in 2019 - IMF The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates that Saudi Arabia's economic growth in 2019 may be slightly higher than its earlier 1.8 percent forecast as the non-oil sector is expanding faster than the wider economy, a senior official said....
08:13, 04/29/2019

Federal deficit to rise to $900 billion for 2019, highest since 2012: CBO The Congressional Budget Office projected Thursday that the federal deficit would reach $896 billion for fiscal 2019, up $117 billion from the year before....
02:13, 05/03/2019

Maharashtra Government Presents Rs 20,292 Crore Revenue Deficit Budget Maharashtra government today presented an additional budget for 2019-20 with a revenue deficit of Rs 20,292.94 crore, higher than last year's deficit of Rs 14,960.04 crore....
19:52, 06/18/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. goods trade deficit with China hits five-year low The U.S. goods trade deficit with China, a focus of President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda dropped to a five-year low in March amid a surge in exports, including soybeans....
15:52, 05/09/2019

D.C. United overcomes quick two-goal deficit, concedes late in 3-3 tie Ulises Segura scores twice to bring United back, Luciano Acosta scored in regulation to give D.C. the lead, but Chicago answers in stoppage time to hand the hosts a tough draw....
04:52, 05/30/2019

Falling Trade Deficit is Good for Stocks: True or False? There are many widely held beliefs about the stock market that are simply untrue. Even professional market observers often neglect to investigate these "myths" for themselves -- and their clients. Consider the claim that a falling trade deficit is go...
14:13, 05/01/2019

S.Korea posts current account deficit in April, first gap in seven years South Korea posted on Wednesday its first current account deficit in seven years in April on a surge in stock dividend payments amid falling exports, but the balance stayed in the black after adjustment for seasonal factors....
02:52, 06/05/2019

Vettel: Ferrari's F1 practice deficit to Mercedes "a fair picture" Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari is still trying to understand its cornering deficit to Mercedes and that his team trailing its rival in Spanish Grand Prix practice was "a fair picture"...
20:13, 05/10/2019

China April exports unexpectedly fall but imports rebound as fresh U.S. tariffs loom China's exports unexpectedly shrank in April but imports surprised with their first increase in five months, painting a mixed picture of the economy as Washington ratchets up pressure on Beijing with threats of more punishing tariffs....
10:13, 05/08/2019

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
02:13, 06/15/2019

China April exports unexpectedly fall but imports rebound as trade talks loom China's exports unexpectedly shrank in April but imports surprised with their first increase in five months, painting a mixed picture of the economy as Beijing and Washington make a last-ditch bid for a trade deal before a hike in U.S. tariffs....
07:26, 05/08/2019

Late Monsoon Pushed Rain Deficit In June To 45%: Weather Office A delay in the arrival of monsoon has pushed the country's rainfall deficiency in the first nine days of June to 45 per cent, the India Meteorological Department said today....
19:39, 06/09/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. trade deficit narrows in April; labor market strong The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports of goods dropped to a 15-month low, which could support the economy as it slows after a temporary boost from exports and an accumulation of inventories early this year....
16:00, 06/06/2019

Italy hits back after EU raises concerns over Rome's growing deficit The spat between Italy and the European Commission has resurfaced after the Italian government slammed the Brussels-based institution's economic forecasts as "ungenerous" and "bogus."...
11:26, 05/08/2019

Rossi believes straightline deficit main reason for Indy 500 defeat Alexander Rossi felt the main reason for his Indianapolis 500 defeat was a Honda straightline-speed deficit, and he was also fuming over pitstop delays and backmarker Oriol Servia's driving...
13:13, 05/27/2019

India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai....
05:39, 05/24/2019

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nation chief’s condemnation and an appeal for “peaceful dialogue” to resume....
19:13, 06/03/2019

Hero Goalie Saves Four Shootout Penalties, Scores Spot Kick In A-League Semis Things have to go horribly wrong for both teams in order to see a goalkeeper step up to the penalty spot during a pivotal shootout, doubly so if the shootout score is only 3-3 at the time. Thanks to Liam Reddy’s heroic performance, though, the A-Leag...
00:13, 05/11/2019

Aston Villa beat West Brom on penalties to reach Championship play-off final Aston Villa have a shot at redemption. Twelve months on from their play-off final defeat against Fulham, Villa are back at Wembley and 90 minutes from a return to the Premier League after a long, fraught and draining contest ended with Dean Smith’s s...
01:26, 05/15/2019

Turkey has until next month to cancel a multibillion-dollar Russian arms deal or face US penalties Turkey must cancel a multibillion-dollar deal with Russia and buy the U.S.-made Patriot missile system or face removal from Lockheed Martin's F-35 program, forfeiture of 100 promised F-35 jets and imposition of U.S. sanctions....
22:13, 05/21/2019

Sara Netanyahu pleads guilty in illegal meals case as corruption probes loom over husband Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, agreed to a plea deal on Wednesday morning in a case concerning illegally ordered meals at the Prime Minister's residence, according to a statement released by Israel's Justice Mi...
06:52, 06/13/2019

A top White House economic adviser says the ballooning budget deficit 'doesn’t bother' him AP/Evan Vucci White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suggested on Thursday that the rapidly growing gap between federal income and spending wasn't a pressing concern. "I don't think we're at a crisis point now," Kudlow said of publicly-held debt ...
00:52, 06/14/2019

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

Modi’s jobs deficit: J&J’s largest India plant idle three years after completion It was supposed to be Johnson & Johnson's biggest manufacturing plant in India. It was to eventually employ at least 1,500 people and help bring development to a rural area near Hyderabad in southern India....
12:00, 05/19/2019

China announces tariff hikes on $60 billion of US imports in retaliation for Trump’s latest trade penalties BEIJING (AP) — China announces tariff hikes on $60 billion of US imports in retaliation for Trump’s latest trade penalties....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Animal cruelty bill signed strengthens penalties for people who abuse domestic animals in Arizona TUCSON- Governor Doug Ducey signed HB2671 into law Wednesday strengthening penalties for people who abuse domestic animals in the state. Animal cruelty is despicable — and Arizona will not tolerate it. Proud to sign #HB2671 to strengthen penalties f...
03:52, 05/10/2019

Brexit latest: EU should have spoken out against 'lies' during UK referendum campaign, Juncker says Jean-Claude Juncker has admitted that he made a "mistake" in failing to speak out against the "lies" circulating during Britain's EU referendum campaign....
01:13, 05/08/2019

Mexico deploys military to curb migration, reportedly offers major concessions as Trump tariffs loom With just days to go until the Trump administration is set to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico unless the country halts the unprecedented flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border, numerous signs that Mexico would capitulate emerged Thu...
13:26, 06/07/2019

China criticizes US action against Huawei BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies. A foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, criti...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Liverpool beats Barcelona 4-0 to overturn three-goal deficit and reach Champions League final 4-3 on aggregate LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool beats Barcelona 4-0 to overturn three-goal deficit and reach Champions League final 4-3 on aggregate....
23:26, 05/07/2019

‘The best-selling brand today is fear’: UN chief highlights urgent need to address global ‘deficit of trust’ Warning against the dangers of widespread fear and mistrust in our planet, the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, told journalists on Friday he wants to reaffirm the UN as a “platform for action to repair broken trust in a broken wor...
04:39, 04/29/2019

'Excessive rainfall': Waterlogged Midwest, Plains brace for yet another soaking Heavy rainfall forecast for this week threatens further flooding in already-saturated areas of the Plains and Midwest.        ...
03:13, 05/06/2019

US destroyer sails in disputed South China Sea to ‘challenge excessive’ claims by China For the second time this month, the U.S. destroyer Preble sailed near islands claimed by China in the disputed South China Sea while the two countries engage in a trade fight....
10:39, 05/20/2019

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
04:13, 05/22/2019

Kentucky lt. gov. criticizes top Bevin aide for firing FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has criticized Gov. Matt Bevin’s chief of staff, saying he “overstepped his boundaries” in authorizing the firing of her deputy chief of staff. Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton ratch...
17:39, 06/18/2019

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. Hours before he touched down in the U.K. for a three-day state visit, President Trump courted controversy and reopened a long-running feud with London’s mayor by calling him a “stone-cold loser.”...
18:26, 06/03/2019

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Anderw Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contracts — which would enable New Yorkers for the first time to pay a woman in the state to carry th...
02:13, 05/30/2019

Arsenal criticizes ‘unacceptable’ choice of Baku LONDON (AP) — Arsenal says the choice of Azerbaijan capital Baku to host the Europa League final has caused “unacceptable” problems for fans. Arsenal and Chelsea have been given just 6,000 tickets each by UEFA for the May 29 game, in a st...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil’s far-right leader Amnesty International has published an open letter criticizing the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Brexit news latest: Jean-Claude Juncker hails Theresa May as a 'woman of courage' as Europe reacts to her resignation European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has hailed Theresa May as a "woman of courage" after she announced she will stand down as Prime Minister....
17:00, 05/24/2019

North Macedonia criticizes Interpol over fugitive ex-premier North Macedonia's top prosecutor is accusing Interpol of allegedly refusing to issue an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, who has fled to Hungary to avoid serving a jail sentence....
20:00, 05/08/2019

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress report on Turkey’s membership prospects released ...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico’s president The head of Mexico’s governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don’t appear to be a priority for his administration...
02:13, 06/04/2019

NKorea says weapons drill was defensive, criticizes Seoul SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ridiculed South Korea for criticizing the launches. Pyo...
04:39, 05/09/2019

Boxing chief criticizes IOC comments on Olympic competition The head of the international boxing federation has criticized IOC president Thomas Bach's comments that Olympic officials could organize the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament if the sport's federation can't get its affairs in order  ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Dubai newspaper criticizes Iran's top diplomat The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:30 a.m....
12:13, 05/28/2019

Maradona criticizes Argentina after Copa America loss BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Diego Maradona has criticized Argentina after its opening loss to Colombia in the Copa America. Maradona tells the TyC Sports channel in Buenos Aires “even Tonga can beat us.” Argentina lost 2-0 on Saturday, ...
18:26, 06/17/2019

China criticizes US ‘abuse of export control’ against Huawei BEIJING — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies. A foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, criticized...
13:52, 05/16/2019

Turkey criticizes Venezuelan opposition call for uprising Turkey criticized Venezuelan opposition calls on Tuesday for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro, saying they amounted to a challenge to the country's constitutional order....
19:52, 04/30/2019

Trump criticizes prosecutors at event for fallen officers President Donald Trump used a Capitol Hill ceremony for fallen law enforcement officers to renew his pitch for changes to the nation’s immigrations law and to criticize some big-city prosecutors...
00:52, 05/16/2019

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don't appear to be a priority for his administration....
02:26, 06/04/2019

Yemen’s president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s president has sent a letter to the U.N. chief criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly siding with the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels. President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s letter to António ...
12:52, 05/24/2019

Cyprus president criticizes UK minister over Turkey drilling Cyprus’ president has criticized remarks by Britain’s Foreign Office minister that cast doubt over the east Mediterranean island nation’s offshore economic rights as ‘unacceptable’...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Trump: Latest Mexico tariffs will bring jobs back to US, fight drug smuggling, remedy trade deficit Trump has identified several unrelated issues that he claims will benefit from the latest round of tariffs he has threatened to impose on Mexican imports. But they could also muddy the White House's argument for why urgent action is needed....
19:39, 05/31/2019

North Korea criticizes Pompeo over comments on nuke talks A senior North Korean diplomat has accused U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of making “foolish and dangerous” comments, after Pompeo said Washington will have to “change paths” if nuclear negotiations with North Korea break down...
16:13, 04/30/2019

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
02:13, 06/14/2019

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

UK work and pensions minister Rudd criticizes "do or die" Brexit approach Britain's work and pensions minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday it was a mistake to say the country will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 no matter what, a thinly veiled criticism of Boris Johnson, frontrunner in the race to replace Theresa May....
11:26, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Macron criticizes Champions League format change French President Emmanuel Macron has criticized a plan to make the Champions League a largely closed competition        ...
17:39, 06/04/2019

US defense chief criticizes China tech, military ambitions U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is denouncing China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion.”...
10:13, 06/01/2019

Michigan governor criticizes GOP-backed auto insurance bill LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer isn’t embracing a Republican-passed plan to cut high auto insurance premiums, saying it falls short and that her first priority is passing a budget that fixes the state’s roads. The Dem...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Kremlin criticizes new U.S. pledge to sanction Nord Stream 2 pipeline The Kremlin said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany would be an act of unfair competition that would be seen as unacceptable in Moscow and some European capitals....
12:13, 05/21/2019

Busy Philipps criticizes Georgia’s ‘heartbeat’ bill, says she had an abortion when she was 15 Busy Philipps on Tuesday opened up about an abortion she had at age 15 after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law the controversial “heartbeat” bill, saying she is “really scared” for women throughout the country....
01:52, 05/09/2019

Putin stands by China, criticizes U.S., in trade, Huawei disputes Aggressive U.S. tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, in a show of solidarity with China alongside its leader Xi Jingping....
17:13, 06/07/2019

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar i...
02:26, 06/08/2019

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump endorsed in a directive early in his tenure and......
06:39, 06/08/2019

North Korea says missile test was defensive, criticizes Seoul SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ridiculed South Korea for criticizing the launches. ...
12:26, 05/09/2019

Nancy Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos Ms. Pelosi said the company’s decision to leave up manipulated videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to Russian manipulation of the 2016 election....
23:26, 05/29/2019

Iran criticizes U.S. plan to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization Iran criticized a U.S. plan to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in Doha on Wednesday....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Warren criticizes Trump's 'dart throwing' Mexico tariff decision Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on Mexico as "random dart throwing" that lacks a coherent strategy....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Ta-Nehisi Coates criticizes Mitch McConnell for dismissing reparations – live After the Senate majority leader dismissed the idea of reparations, Coates testified before Congress about ‘campaign of terror’ against black AmericansSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.25pm BST In the wake of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ a...
19:52, 06/19/2019

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
06:26, 05/20/2019

Ilhan Omar criticizes Trump for using legal term on immigration: 'No one is an 'alien'' President Trump was incorrect to call illegal immigrants "aliens," Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said on Tuesday as she called the administration out for dehumanizing immigrants....
01:52, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Moody's flags risks to Mexican economy, criticizes policymaking Unpredictable policymaking by the Mexican government and challenges facing debt-laden state oil firm Pemex are clouding the economic and fiscal outlook for Latin America's no. 2 economy, rating agency Moody's Investors Service said on Monday....
19:00, 06/17/2019

New Mexico opens state migrant shelter, criticizes federal inaction New Mexico's state fairgrounds will begin to house migrant families to take pressure off border cities facing a surge in asylum seekers with no help from the federal government, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham said on Tuesday....
01:13, 05/01/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Khashoggi fiancee criticizes Trump’s response to killing of Saudi journalist She said The Post contributing columnist, who always championed the United States, “would have been most disappointed of all to see the U.S. response.”...
02:52, 05/16/2019

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
14:39, 05/25/2019

In Iowa Donald Trump talks energy, Joe Biden criticizes tariffs President Donald Trump and 2020 Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on opposite ends of Iowa on Tuesday, both making tariffs a focus of their remarks....
07:52, 06/12/2019

Italy’s Salvini calls for ‘tough response’ to UN after it criticizes migrant policy Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini is calling for a “tough response” to the United Nations, and hinting that Italy may reassess its contributions after the body after it criticized Italy’s policies toward migrants from Africa....
23:13, 05/29/2019

Doug Collins criticizes Democrats for flip-flopping on Russia threat House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins mocked Congressional Democrats on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday, for continuing to breathe life into the Rober Mueller Russia investigation. ...
06:13, 06/12/2019

Codelco chief criticizes low productivity, regulatory hurdles in Chile -newspaper The head of state-run miner Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, said Chile's mining industry was increasingly held back by new environmental regulations and the low productivity of Chilean workers, local daily La Tercera reported on Monday....
20:39, 05/27/2019

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
00:00, 06/13/2019

Rob Schneider criticizes tech giants, progressive Democrats over 'Orwellian nightmare of censorship' Comedian Rob Schneider called out big tech firms like Facebook and Twitter as well as progressive Democrats for promoting an “Orwellian nightmare of censorship.” ...
17:00, 05/06/2019

China Trade Talks Complicate Outlook for Trade Deficit The U.S. trade gap showed signs of stabilizing in March as exports and imports both grew, though economists said unpredictable trade negotiations with China complicate the outlook for the rest of the year....
22:13, 05/09/2019

Scheer criticizes Trudeau for adding anti-Conservative union to media bailout panel Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the Liberals' decision to name Unifor to a panel that will decide which media outlets receive government funding is the latest example of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "stacking the deck" in his favour to get re...
04:00, 05/27/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted compla...
21:00, 05/04/2019

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in carrying out the agreement with world powers....
23:39, 05/22/2019

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation and that playing in Japan is a necessity, where he hopes to re-establishing his value.        ...
16:52, 05/23/2019

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-founder’s well-being, accusing “a group of democratic States” of “ganging up” on the prisoner to “isolate...
18:13, 05/31/2019

David Ortiz backs Red Sox manager Alex Cora's decision to skip White House, criticizes Trump Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz backed the team’s current manager Alex Cora for his decision to skip President Trump’s White House ceremony to celebrate the 2018 World Series team....
17:26, 05/10/2019

Joe Biden criticizes Kim Jong Un; North Korea calls Biden 'an imbecile' North Korean state media slammed former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un, calling the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful "bereft of elementary quality as a human being."...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Pirates broadcaster criticizes Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for 'all the jewelry' after hit by pitch Longtime Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass tacitly criticized Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for wearing jewelry Tuesday after a hit by pitch.        ...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Arsenal criticizes 'unacceptable' choice of Baku Arsenal says the choice of Azerbaijan capital Baku to host the Europa League final has caused "unacceptable" problems for fans        ...
13:13, 05/16/2019

White House counsel criticizes House probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House counsel has sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee chairman, harshly criticizing an investigation into President Donald Trump and rejecting sweeping document requests. Pat Cippillone sent the letter Tuesday. ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Boeing says has no plans to change name of 737 max Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after news reports that it would be prepared to do so to improve its future marketing....
23:26, 06/17/2019

Peloton's sales are surging as it gears up for an IPO. Insiders and analysts think it may only be getting started. Peloton Business has already been booming for Peloton. But for the maker of smart fitness equipment, the good times may only be starting to roll. That's the word from early investors and industry analysts. In Peloton, they see a company whose busine...
23:26, 06/17/2019

12 photos that show what New York, London, and other major cities almost looked like, based on old city designs Companies like Barratt London and NetCredit found old city plans and reimagined what these cities could have looked like, had those plans been realized. One architect, for example, wanted to turn the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco into a desali...
23:26, 06/17/2019

AT&T cuts another 1,800 jobs as it finishes fiber-Internet buildout Enlarge / AT&T service truck driving on a street in a residential neighborhood on May 17, 2019 in Sunnyvale, Calif. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) AT&T has informed employees of plans to cut another 1,800 jobs from its wireline division, ...
23:26, 06/17/2019

“We are very sorry”—Boeing division CEO apologizes for 737 Max deaths Enlarge / The 10,000th Boeing 737, a MAX 8, was delivered to Southwest Airlines in March 2018. Southwest is a major customer for the 737 MAX 8. (credit: Stephen Brashear|Getty Images) On Monday, Boeing's head of commercial aircraft, Kevin McAlliste...
23:26, 06/17/2019

Dogs evolved a special muscle that lets them make puppy dog eyes It’s their “puppy dog eyes” that really help dogs melt our hearts – now we know they are created by a facial muscle that is lacking in the closely related wolf...
23:39, 06/17/2019

Tension developing in Aretha Franklin will dispute PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A fight is emerging over whether a son of Aretha Franklin could be put in charge of the late singer’s estate, which might be worth millions. In a court filing Monday, lawyers for the estate say “there is no basisR...
23:39, 06/17/2019

Burt Reynolds auction: See the cars, 'Smokey' memorabilia and other personal items sold Julien's Auctions held a two-day auction of Burt Reynolds' personal items, including his custom 1979 Trans Am, which sold for $317,500.        ...
23:39, 06/17/2019

Ferrari request review of Canadian GP penalty decision Ferrari have asked for a review of the stewards' decision that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, a team spokesperson said on Monday....
00:00, 06/18/2019

Koepka early Open favorite Brooks Koepka fell short in his attempt to win his third consecutive U.S. Open on Sunday, but the four-time major champion has already been installed as the early favorite to win next month's Open Championship in Northern Ireland....
00:00, 06/18/2019

Bridesmaid posts picture of bride's dress to Facebook and tags her fiance: 'I am so gutted' In a post that is sure to make every bride-to-be shudder with horror, one woman has revealed how her bridesmaid committed the ultimate faux pas by posting an image of her wedding dress on Facebook....
00:13, 06/18/2019

Harvard rescinds acceptance of Parkland survivor over racist statements A survivor of the mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school last year said Monday that Harvard rescinded his acceptance to the university due to "offensive statements" he made in high school....
00:26, 06/18/2019

Alphabet is worth 50% more if broken up, but not Facebook, analyst says Given growth deceleration in FAANG stocks and heightened regulatory scrutiny on big technology companies, Alphabet is better positioned than Facebook, Needham said Monday....
00:26, 06/18/2019

Reds 2B Gennett (groin) begins rehab assignment Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett, sidelined all season after suffering a severe groin strain near the end of spring training, began a rehab assignment at Class-A Daytona on Monday....
00:26, 06/18/2019

Clarence Thomas calls for abandoning 'demonstrably erroneous' precedent, touching off Roe v. Wade speculation In a concurring opinion in a Supreme Court decision announced Monday, Justice Clarence Thomas issued a lengthy call for his colleagues to overturn "demonstrably erroneous decisions" even if they have been upheld for decades -- prompting legal observe...
00:26, 06/18/2019

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt, according to a statement from the company...
00:26, 06/18/2019

Match-Fixing at Women’s World Cup? As Game Grows, Officials Are on Alert As the profile of women’s soccer grows, games are drawing millions of dollars worth of bets. And FIFA and match-fixing officials say they are taking no chances....
00:39, 06/18/2019

Erik Karlsson Stays With the Sharks, Taking a Top Free Agent Off the Market San Jose re-signed one of the N.H.L.’s most dynamic defensemen to a $92 million, eight-year deal, turning a one-year rental into a long-term commitment....
00:39, 06/18/2019

McConnell swats at Jon Stewart over 9/11 fund: 'I don't know why he is all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday defended his legislative handling of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund after comedian Jon Stewart, an advocate for 9/11 first responders, accused the Kentucky Republican of slow-walking the a...
00:52, 06/18/2019

Resurrecting the Ancient Israelites From the Valley of Dry Bones The Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones prophecy is one of the most powerful prophecies of the prophet Ezekiel. In this vision, Ezekiel finds himself in a valley full of dry human bones of Israelite origins. He is asked to revive them, bring them hope,...
01:13, 06/18/2019

Erik Karlsson staying with Sharks on $92 million megadeal SAN JOSE, Calif. — The San Jose Sharks re-signed pending free agent Erik Karlsson to a $92 million, eight-year deal on Monday, turning a one-year rental into a long-term commitment to one of the league’s most dynamic defensemen. Karlsson was el...
01:26, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-Chi...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Bella Hadid Apologizes For Spreading ''Hate'' About the Middle East In a Major ''Misunderstanding'' Bella Hadid is apologizing for a major miscommunication that led to the viral hashtag #BellaHadidIsRacist. On Monday, the model took to Twitter to set the record straight on her beliefs......
01:52, 06/18/2019

Buzz, buzz: Orillia designated as ‘Bee City’ for protecting pollinators The designation was issued last week by Bee City Canada, an organization that recognizes communities and organizations taking steps or committed toward initiatives to support pollinators....
01:52, 06/18/2019

Sunday’s US win most-watched Women’s World Cup group match LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Americans’ 3-0 win over Chile set a record for the most-watched group-stage Women’s World Cup match on U.S. English-language television. Fox drew 5,324,000 viewers for Sunday’s game, topping 4,492,000 for the ...
01:52, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Man Who Fired At Texas Courthouse Just Graduated Brian Isaack Clyde – Gunman dead after shootout with police outside Dallas court building, Texas, Photo Date: 6/17/2019 DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local): 5 ...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Ex-teacher charged with inappropriately touching young girls LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A former physical education teacher accused of inappropriately touching dozens of first-grade girls in incidents captured on school surveillance video has been indicted on charges of gross sexual imposition in Ohio. Warren County...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Emergency Management Warns Of Flash Flooding Concerns In Franklin Co. FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Franklin County Emergency Management workers are urging drivers to be careful on the roads as they are at risk for flash flooding. All of the recent rainfall caused Benson Creek to rise up, and with about four to six mo...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Nvidia and Arm team up on supercomputers During the International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany this week, Nvidia announced that it will support processors from the British semiconductor design company Arm as it looks to gain a greater foothold in the supercomputer market....
01:52, 06/18/2019

Juan Williams on Dem impeachment battle: Ocasio-Cortez motivated by 'fury,' Pelosi by winning in 2020 Is there a civil war brewing among Democrats over impeachment? "The Five" addressed the topic today with co-host Juan Williams saying Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is motivated to impeach President Trump by "fury" and that House Speaker Nanc...
02:00, 06/18/2019

Apple TV beta tests iOS-like picture-in-picture The latest beta version of Apple's upcoming tvOS 13 has an unexpected surprise. The company is introducing support for a picture-in-picture mode that allows you to browse while continuing to watch a video. The feature, available in tvOS 13 beta ...
02:00, 06/18/2019

New documentary 'Emanuel' reveals the power of forgiveness after Charleston church massacre The documentary 'Emanuel' follows the stories of forgiveness that emerged out of a heinous hate crime in a Charleston church.        ...
02:13, 06/18/2019

'Puppy dog eyes' developed to manipulate humans A new scientific study found that dogs have evolved to raise their eyebrows to ensare human empathy. This could be either to emulate babies or to show people the whites of their eyes....
02:13, 06/18/2019

Mexico could beat U.S. in trade war, but would be a 'pyrrhic' victory: president Mexico could win a trade war with the United States but it is a war Mexico doesn't want because it would take too heavy a toll, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday....
02:13, 06/18/2019

Egyptian authorities refuse Mursi's burial in family cemetery: son Egyptian authorities have refused to allow President Mohamed Mursi to be buried at his family's cemetery, his son Abdullah Mohamed Mursi told Reuters on Monday....
02:13, 06/18/2019

How Will PM Modi Double Farmers' Income? European Union Asks India At WTO Massive farm-support plans in the United States and India are being scrutinised by other World Trade Organization members, questions submitted to the WTO's quarterly agriculture committee meeting......
02:13, 06/18/2019

Kelsey Grammer joins roster of replacement Liptons on new Inside The Actors Studio Last September, we reported that James Lipton would be stepping down as the host of Inside The Actors Studio after 25 years, with new home network Ovation announcing in April that he would be replaced by a rotating group of hosts—including Jane Lynch...
02:26, 06/18/2019

The Edge Of Democracy offers an outraged but skimpy primer on Brazil’s recent political woes When Brazilian director Kleber Mendonça Filho presented his 2016 feature Aquarius at the Cannes Film Festival, he and his crew took to the red carpet with signs that read “Brazil is not a democracy anymore” and “The world cannot accept this illegitim...
02:26, 06/18/2019

Officer avoids jail time in attempted unlawful sexual conduct case TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of overlooking an arrest warrant in exchange for oral sex was sentenced to three years of probation in connection to the case Monday afternoon. Back in January, Officer Richard Daniel was ar...
02:39, 06/18/2019

Akali Dal To Move Centre For Action Against Kamal Nath Over 1984 Riots Raking up the issue of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal said that the party would approach the Union Home Ministry to initiate action against Madhya Pradesh......
02:39, 06/18/2019

Trump ex-aide Manafort moved to Manhattan, arraignment seen near: source Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, was transferred to a detention facility in Manhattan on Monday ahead of an expected arraignment on state charges in New York, a person familiar with the matter said....
02:52, 06/18/2019

U.S. pedestrian, bicyclist deaths rise in 2018: report U.S. pedestrian and bicyclist deaths rose in 2018 while overall traffic deaths fell 1% in 2018 to 36,750, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said in a preliminary report Monday....
02:52, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Bolsonaro replaces head of BNDES development bank Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's government has named a 38-year-old banking executive as the head of development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Levy, who resigned on Sunday after Bolsonaro publicly criticized him....
02:52, 06/18/2019

Photograph lays bare reality of melting Greenland sea ice Research teams traversing partially melted fjord to retrieve weather equipment release startling pictureRapidly melting sea ice in Greenland has presented an unusual hazard for research teams retrieving their oceanographic moorings and weather statio...
02:52, 06/18/2019

‘Greening of America’ author Charles Reich dead at 91 NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Reich, the author and Ivy League academic whose “The Greening of America” blessed the counterculture of the 1960s and became a million-selling manifesto for a new and euphoric way of life, has died. Reich’s n...
03:00, 06/18/2019

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit. Republican legislative leaders filed in court on M...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election campaigns....
03:00, 06/18/2019

Opinion: Rangers accelerate rebuild in big-time trade for Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Neal Pionk and a first-round pick.       ...
03:13, 06/18/2019

Josh McCown, former Jets quarterback, retires after 17 seasons Josh McCown's career in the NFL spanned 10 teams and 17 seasons, as the quarterback became a dependable back-up and teacher.       ...
03:13, 06/18/2019

Death toll from China quakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
03:13, 06/18/2019

Iberdrola to launch Irish retail arm, invest $112 million in renewables by 2025 Spanish utility Iberdrola will this week launch an Irish retail business and plans to invest over 100 million euros ($112 million) in renewable energy and storage projects in Ireland and Northern Ireland by 2025, it said on Tuesday....
03:13, 06/18/2019

Microsoft Flight Simulator embodies Game Pass’s potential Microsoft Flight Simulator was a big surprise at E3 2019. It's not a game that appeals to everybody, but that doesn't matter as much on Game Pass.Read More...
03:52, 06/18/2019

Pelosi: Abortion restrictions "really dangerous" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed a recent wave of abortion restrictions while speaking in Southern California on Monday, calling them "scary" and "dangerous." Pelosi was speaking on a health care panel at East Los Angeles College. (June 17)  ...
04:13, 06/18/2019

NASA is going to fire an atomic clock into space so astronauts know where they’re going As NASA and other organizations begin to lay the groundwork for crewed missions to places other than an orbiting space station or even the Moon, they’re beginning to better understand the potential challenges such missions will pose. Keeping a ...
04:39, 06/18/2019

Salvini proclaims Italy to be Washington's best EU ally Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washington....
04:52, 06/18/2019

Man who shared New Zealand massacre video gets 21 months in prison WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque was sentenced on Tuesday to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the...
05:13, 06/18/2019

Look At This Tiny Little GameCube/Wii By trimming down a full-size Wii motherboard, modder David Barscheski has been able to cram everything you need to play both Wii and GameCube games inside a case that’s kinda the same size as a GBA SP....
05:39, 06/18/2019

People Prefer Dogs With Sad Puppy Eyes, Research Shows (NEW YORK) — What’s behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the developme...
05:39, 06/18/2019

METALS-Copper edges higher on Chile mine strike, eyes Fed meet London copper prices moved higher for a second day in early Asian trade on Tuesday as a key mine in Chile halved output due to a strike, while investors waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting. Lower interest rates ...
05:39, 06/18/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:39, 06/18/2019

Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of political row in Ecuador after the government agreed to allow US anti-narcotics planes to use an airstrip on ...
05:52, 06/18/2019

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo......
05:52, 06/18/2019

| 'Fewer but newer' nuclear arms in the world, says report The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernising their arsenals, a report published Monday said....
06:39, 06/18/2019

Samsung Galaxy M40 to Go on Sale in India Today at 12 Noon Samsung M40 is all set to go on sale for the first time in India today. Samsung Galaxy M40 has been priced at Rs. 19,990 and will be sold via Amazon India and Samsung Online Store....
06:39, 06/18/2019

'Epic photo': huntsman spider eats pygmy possum in Australia It’s a ‘fairly rare’ event, arachnology expert says, as it’s more common to see huntsman eat small birds or frogs. Prepare for Tasmania’s spider possum Pygmy possums usually aren’t on the menu for huntsman spiders.But an Australian man from Tasmania ...
08:00, 06/18/2019

Salon Teaches Dads How To Style Daughters’ Hair (WKYC) An Ohio beauty salon is working to make sure dads have the opportunity to learn the skills necessary to do their daughters’ hair. Tieya Riggins is the owner of Natruelly Mee in Rocky River. “Doing hair for me is just, it’s a passion and ...
08:00, 06/18/2019

Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from digital players like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's ...
08:00, 06/18/2019

The evidence and arguments behind Ferrari's F1 penalty review push The Ferrari Formula 1 team's decision to ask the FIA to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty has left many questioning whether it has a strong enough case...
08:26, 06/18/2019

New Nintendo Switch Model in 2019? The best news for fans waiting on Switch Mini release Nintendo Switch hardware update could be on the cards as new hardware upgrades appear in other handheld devices - could Nintendo announce a release date soon?...
08:26, 06/18/2019

Man flying to Dominican Republic found with smoke grenades at Newark Airport A man flying from Newark Airport to the Dominican Republic was stopped by TSA agents from bringing several smoke grenades onto the flight Sunday, authorities said. TSA agents at an airport checkpoint x-rayed the man’s bag and determined it needed fur...
08:39, 06/18/2019

ThriveNYC lacks initiative to prevent recidivism among mentally ill A staggering 48% of Big Apple inmates with mental illness end up back in jail within a year of their release — yet the city's $250 million-a-year mental health program ThriveNYC has no targeted initiatives to help them....
08:39, 06/18/2019

Foul smells in air after gas line ruptures in Brooklyn Foul-smelling odors filled the air in Brooklyn Monday when a gas line was ruptured in a construction accident. Construction workers hit the gas line on 12th Avenue near 47th Street in Borough Park at around 11:40 a.m., FDNY officials said. “It smelle...
08:39, 06/18/2019

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,700 Amid Choppy Trade Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a higher note to break a four-day fall, a day after credit ratings major Fitch cut India's economic growth forecast for the current financial year......
08:52, 06/18/2019

Mayawati Criticises Yogi Adityanath For Proposed Power Hike Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati has slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for proposing a hike in power tariff. Mayawati said that the proposed hike would have the biggest......
08:52, 06/18/2019

By the Numbers: Vaccines Are Safe Americans have received billions of doses of vaccines for everything from measles to the flu. In 30 years, very few injury claims have been filed with the federal government....
08:52, 06/18/2019

VBI's shares plunge after hep B vaccine fails secondary goal in late-stage trial VBI Vaccines Inc said on Monday a late-stage study was unsuccessful in showing two doses of its hepatitis B vaccine were as effective as three doses of an older vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline, sending its shares plunging 66%....
09:00, 06/18/2019

Court-martial begins for Navy SEAL accused of war crimes Potential jurors convened in Naval Base San Diego on Monday for the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Petty Officer Eddie Gallagher, who is accused of killing a teen ISIS detainee in Iraq and other war crimes during his employment there in 20...
09:26, 06/18/2019

MLB roundup: Yanks' Tanaka shuts out Rays Masahiro Tanaka pitched a two-hitter and was backed by two homers, as the New York Yankees opened a 10-game homestand with a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night....
10:13, 06/18/2019

Sukhbir Singh Badal, Sunny Deol Administered Oath In Parliament Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, actor-turned politician BJP leader Sunny Deol and Aam Aadmi Party's lone MP Bhagwant Mann were among the leaders who took oath as members of 17th Lok......
10:26, 06/18/2019

Masahiro Tanaka sparkles in complete-game blanking of Rays The Yankees beat Tampa Bay to Edwin Encarnacion over the weekend, trading for the slugger and inserting him immediately into the middle of their lineup. And then they knocked off the Rays again on Monday night, opening a crucial home stand against th...
10:26, 06/18/2019

Oppo A5s 4GB RAM Variant Now Reportedly on Sale in India Oppo has reportedly released the 4GB RAM variant of its Oppo A5s smartphone in India. It has been priced at Rs. 12,990 and can be purchased in Green and Gold colour options....
10:39, 06/18/2019

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, which U.S. officials blamed on Iran....
10:39, 06/18/2019

Saudis to Back OPEC Output Cuts, Despite Tanker Attacks Saudi Arabia is set to push for OPEC to cut oil output in the second half of the year, as signs of slowing global demand for crude outweigh threats of war and worries about supply disruptions in the Middle East....
10:52, 06/18/2019

Deadly earthquake strikes southern China At least 12 people have been reported killed and more than 130 injured after an earthquake hit Sichuan province. The epicenter was outside a city home to more than 4.4 million people....
10:52, 06/18/2019

AFL 'devastated' that fans feel intimidated by security measures League CEO denies a crackdown on crowd behaviour‘I want our supporters to feel safe,’ says Gil McLachlan AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says he is devastated that some fans feel uncomfortable amid a perceived security crackdown at venues. McLac...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Niti Aayog Proposes To Sell Only EVs 2030 Onwards Government's think tank had earlier suggested banning all conventional three-wheelers and two-wheelers which are equipped with engines of up to 150 cc....
11:13, 06/18/2019

Former Snap exec Imran Khan takes aim at Amazon as retail site Verishop goes live Imran Khan's retail website, Verishop, is going live on Tuesday. It sells a mix of designer apparel, home goods and beauty products from brands including Levi's and Boll & Branch....
11:13, 06/18/2019

Truckmaker Volvo to partner with Nvidia to develop AI for driverless vehicles Sweden's AB Volvo is joining forces with U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks, the companies said on Tuesday....
11:26, 06/18/2019

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. And Facebook also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for Messenger, WhatsApp, and a standalone app on iOS and...
11:26, 06/18/2019

The secret to Elizabeth Warren's surge? Ideas | Jill Priluck Of all the Democratic candidates, Warren has offered by far the most plans-driven and ambitious campaign – and voters love itOn Friday, the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren co-sponsored a bill to impose mandatory fines on companies that have da...
11:39, 06/18/2019

Profiling the profiler: an interview with Taffy Brodesser-Akner The journalist, known for pieces on Gwyneth Paltrow and Bradley Cooper, takes on a new challenge: making things upThe journalist who writes a novel has an inhibition to overcome: the reflex guilt about making stuff up. For Taffy Brodesser-Akner, whos...
11:39, 06/18/2019

Labour of luxury: the migrant workers who build high-end Shanghai – in pictures Photographer Jonathan Browning pictures Chinese migrant workers in front of advertising billboards for the projects they are helping to construct – office complexes and luxury apartments for the wealthy of Shanghai Continue reading......
11:39, 06/18/2019

Pakistani climber killed, Italians injured by avalanche A mountaineering group says a Pakistani climber has been killed and Italian and Pakistani members of the same expedition have been injured after being caught in an avalanche on a mountain in northern Pakistan....
11:39, 06/18/2019

South Western Railway strike sparks rush-hour misery as commuters forced to form huge 200m queues along Surbiton high street The start of a five-day strike by South Western Railway staff sparked rush hour misery on Tuesday morning as commuters complained of rammed trains and massive queues outside stations....
11:52, 06/18/2019

Startling picture shows research team traversing melted sea ice in Greenland A research team was forced to traverse through melted sea ice as they retrieved their oceanographic moorings and weather station equipment in Greenland....
11:52, 06/18/2019

Ryan Lochte welcomes baby No. 2 with wife Kayla Rae Reid: 'She is perfect in every way' 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and model wife Kayla Rae Reid welcomed their second child on Monday, daughter Liv Rae Lochte.        ...
12:13, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Leader Makes Televised Apology in Bid to Defuse Crisis Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam made her first public apology after a record number of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday, but stopped short of fully withdrawing controversial extradition legislation....
12:26, 06/18/2019

90-year-old woman rescued from Kentucky mudslide Crews in Stanton, Kentucky were called to a home that was smashed by a mudslide amid heavy rains and were able to rescue a 90-year-old woman from the debris. (June 18)        ...
12:26, 06/18/2019

Donating to Trump might be a tough call for Corporate America in 2020 Trump's disruptive trade confrontations have sent shockwaves through the business world, while, insiders say, companies may wonder whether associating with the president could alienate employees and customers....
12:39, 06/18/2019

London's Heathrow airport publishes third runway masterplan London Heathrow, the busiest airport in Europe, published its masterplan plan for expansion on Tuesday, including building a controversial third runway and new terminal facilities, at the start of a 12-week statutory consultation....
12:39, 06/18/2019

|10questionsthatexplainthebattlefortheReserveBank Should the SA Reserve Bank be nationalised? Can the government print money? What does ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule mean with quantitative easing? Malan Rietveld lays out the battle for the soul of the central bank....
13:13, 06/18/2019

Facebook will launch its Libra digital currency in 2020 Facebook has finally revealed plans to launch its new digital currency Libra next year. The tech giant said users would be able to use the coin through its apps and on Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp. Once it’s launched, users will be able ...
13:13, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived during the current legislative session....
13:13, 06/18/2019

German far-right party accused of stoking hatred, violence German lawmakers and extremism experts are accusing the far-right Alternative for Germany party of contributing to a climate of hatred that led to the killing of a pro-migrant politician earlier this month....
13:13, 06/18/2019

Platini taken into custody over 2022 World Cup corruption allegations Disgraced former UEFA President Michel Platini has been taken into custody as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, the French financial prosecutor's spokesperson told CNN on Tuesday....
13:13, 06/18/2019

Lebanon's Hariri calls for cabinet solidarity in budget debate Lebanon Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri on Tuesday called for parliament to quickly approve the country's 2019 budget and urged his coalition government to avoid internal disputes....
13:26, 06/18/2019

Italy pushes for EU-North Macedonia talks despite German, Cypriot hurdles A majority of EU governments led by Italy sought on Tuesday to make good on a promise to open EU membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania, which face further delays to their hopes of joining the bloc from northern Europe....
13:26, 06/18/2019

The one high-summer wardrobe essential to invest in With jeans, shorts or a statement cocktail skirt, there's nothing basic about the perfect cotton shirt. Emma McCarthy celebrates the revival of a classic...
13:52, 06/18/2019

West Bengal Junior Doctors Resume Work, Hospital Services Back To Normal West Bengal junior doctors resumed work at all state-run hospitals following their week-long stir that had disrupted healthcare services. All the 14 medical college and hospitals in the state started......
13:52, 06/18/2019

|PICS:DanielBaronandfiancéeexpectingbabyboy The star, along with fiancée Juanita de Ponte, held a special get-together with close friends and family where they revealed that they will be having a baby boy....
14:26, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Leader Apologizes Amid Mounting Pressure to Resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a public apology Tuesday amid a spiraling political crisis, stopping far short of demands from demonstrators that she completely cancel a controversial extradition bill, exonerate protesters and resign from her post...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Minsk 2019 preview John Dennen speaks to some of the boxers heading out to the European Games in Minsk, Belarus The post Minsk 2019 preview appeared first on Boxing News....
15:00, 06/18/2019

Terrifying video captures travelers praying, screaming through extreme turbulence A video captured by an airline passenger shows people praying through an extreme bout of plane turbulence. Passengers were later taken to a hospital.       ...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Revolt RV400: What We Know So Far The Revolt RV400 is the first electric motorcycle from Revolt Motors, and the bike has been officially unveiled and will be formally launched with pricing, specifications and details in July 2019.......
15:13, 06/18/2019

WWE Is Finally Using NXT To Its Full Potential There is a lengthy list of things that WWE is currently doing wrong, but its stewardship of developmental promotion NXT is not on it. The flagship is still bobbing around aimlessly, but the promotion WWE created as a sort of minor league currently s...
15:26, 06/18/2019

French government unveils ‘tough’ reform of jobless benefits PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits. Labor minister Muriel Penicaud said Tuesday that the reform was “tough yet important.” Uni...
15:26, 06/18/2019

US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction WASHINGTON (AP) — US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction....
15:26, 06/18/2019

Czech PM to face no-confidence vote over subsidy scandal PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech coalition government led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis will face a parliamentary no-confidence vote over European Union subsidies paid to his former business empire. A preliminary EU report concluded the subsidies am...
15:26, 06/18/2019

The Latest: China urges US, Iran to avoid further escalation WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments as the U.S. and Iran edge toward a flashpoint amid escalation in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 3:35 a.m. China’s top diplomat has warned the United States against opening a “Pandor...
15:26, 06/18/2019

Car toll in its current form is off table, but discussion needs to go on, German minister says Germany will accept and immediately implement the EU top court decision that a planned highway toll for cars breaches European law, Germany's transport minister said on Tuesday, but he added that the political discussion on the issue would continue....
15:26, 06/18/2019

Myanmar official says runaway monk 'incited hatred' against Suu Kyi A Myanmar official on Tuesday told a court that a nationalist Buddhist monk, Wirathu, who has evaded arrest on sedition charges, "incited hatred" against leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her government....
15:26, 06/18/2019

Tanker attacks seen as calibrated but risky Iranian response to U.S. sanctions If, despite its firm denials, Iran was behind attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf last week and a further four last month, they represent a calibrated yet risky pushback against a U.S. sanctions squeeze, regional experts say....
15:26, 06/18/2019

| Fleck years: Stalled progress … in insufferable climate Rob Houwing runs the rule over the now-ended Robbie Fleck years in charge of the Stormers. Yes, he laboured … but also in the face of humungous hazards....
15:39, 06/18/2019

Los Angeles' homelessness problem poses health risks From Los Angeles to Kentucky, experts said, growing homeless populations are increasingly susceptible to outbreaks of contagious diseases        ...
15:52, 06/18/2019

Outrage Over Crying Children Video As Bus Driver "Beaten" By Army In J&K A video of children crying after the driver of their school bus was allegedly assaulted by army personnel at Zawoora in South Kashmir's Shopian region has sparked outrage on social media, with......
16:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of people but defied calls to step down. “Because this bill over the past few months has caused so much an...
16:13, 06/18/2019

Joe Biden says his campaign has raised nearly $20M Former Vice President Joe Biden said at a Manhattan fundraiser on Monday that his campaign has raised nearly $20 million — mostly from small donors. Biden made the statement during a fundraiser at the Upper East Side home of Jim Chanos, an investment...
16:13, 06/18/2019

Nicholas Sparks sorry for 'appearing intolerant' of LGBT pupils at his school After leaks showed him banning an LGBT club at the Christian school he co-founded, the novelist apologises for any hurt causedRomance novelist Nicholas Sparks has apologised for “potentially hurt[ing] young people and members of the LGBTQ community”,...
16:13, 06/18/2019

|MarketsLIVE:Globalstocks,bondsclimbasECBfuelsstimulushopes Global stocks climbed and bonds rallied on Tuesday as comments from ECB officials added fuel to investors’ hopes for easier monetary policies from the world’s biggest central banks....
16:26, 06/18/2019

Fantasy Baseball Injury Update: Ranking the top 30 IL stashes as long-term cases like Justin Upton, Mike Clevinger and Giancarlo Stanton make their way back Several high-profile players are gearing up to return from lengthy IL stints, which could make for some painful roster decisions, according to Scott White....
16:26, 06/18/2019

Paris archbishop: Notre Dame more than a tourist attraction Everyone, it seems, has an idea for how to rebuild Notre Dame. Proposals for its reconstruction include topping it with a modern glass cover, an ecological garden or even a swimming pool up on the roof....
16:26, 06/18/2019

More Like Frank DUNCE The famed conservative pollster Frank Luntz is back, and he’s carrying on with the conservative pastime of warring with elevators. Also, uh, something about how socialism is bad....
16:26, 06/18/2019

Trump Threatens Mass ICE Arrests of Millions of Immigrants in Terrifying Tweet President Trump tweeted out a terrifying message on Monday night threatening that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency would begin making mass arrests of undocumented immigrants across the country “next week.”...
16:26, 06/18/2019

The only thing that separates Ja Morant from RJ Barrett The Knicks may get themselves a potential All-Star on Thursday just by waiting for Memphis to select. According to Ryan Blake, draft consultant to the NBA, the Knicks can’t go wrong with the third pick in the draft at Barclays Center. At No. 2, Memph...
16:39, 06/18/2019

Number Of Deaths In Bihar Due To Heatwave Rises To 83 At least 83 people have died in the last four days in three districts of Bihar as a blistering heatwave swept several places in the state, officials said on Tuesday....
16:52, 06/18/2019

News Corp to Consider Selling News America Marketing Unit News Corp said it is reviewing its options for its News America Marketing business, which could include a potential sale of the coupon publisher, as the company looks to focus on core areas of its business....
16:52, 06/18/2019

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients' lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak — when doctors, administrators and healthcare field workers need to be in contact — a hospital's phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. ...
17:26, 06/18/2019

China to suspend pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomatic dispute with Canada....
17:26, 06/18/2019

Mexico president proposes recall referendum in March 2021 Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday proposed holding a recall referendum on his presidency on March 21, 2021 if Congress cannot agree to a constitutional change permitting the vote during mid-term legislative elections....
17:39, 06/18/2019

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
17:39, 06/18/2019

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17:39, 06/18/2019

SpongeBob SquarePants Assembles Its Celebrity Guest Stars for One Epic Celebration Who lives in a pineapple under the sea and has some very famous friends? It's SpongeBob SquarePants! Nickelodeon is celebrating the animated series' 20-year-run with some epic......
17:52, 06/18/2019

Sri Lanka Policeman Defies President To Testify At Attack Probe A Sri Lankan police officer on Tuesday defied President Maithripala Sirisena and testified before a parliamentary investigation into the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed 258 people....
17:52, 06/18/2019

Rins could have challenged Marquez for Catalan MotoGP victory Alex Rins believes had he not gotten stuck behind Ducati's Danilo Petrucci in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix, he could have mounted a challenge for his second victory of 2019...
18:00, 06/18/2019

‘When They Go Low, We Also Go Low.’ You Haven’t Seen Michelle Obama Until You’ve Seen Her Dominate in Dodgeball As a former first lady, it’s no surprise that Michelle Obama wasn’t about to let James Corden get away with dissing America. After Corden took an anything-Americans-can-do-Brits-can-do-better jab at Obama, she challenged the Late, Late Sh...
18:00, 06/18/2019

H.R. McMaster: Iran cannot be treated as ‘responsible nation’ WISHFUL THINKING: Former national security adviser retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is warning against “wishful thinking” in dealing with Iran and arguing that the experience of the nuclear deal revealed that making concessions to Tehran only emboldens...
18:00, 06/18/2019

PS4 Monster Hunter World Iceborne Beta Release Date confirmed as PS Plus Exclusive Capcom has revealed when players will be able to get hands-on with the upcoming beta for Monster Hunter Iceborne - and it's good news for players with a PlayStation Plus membership....
18:13, 06/18/2019

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned it may face strict regulation if it takes off....
18:26, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Active U.S. equity funds lose $12.9 bln to outflows in May -Morningstar Passive U.S. equity funds recorded $2.7 billion in outflows while active U.S. equity funds lost $12.9 billion to outflows in May, Morningstar reported on Tuesday, underscoring a long-term shift away from active equity managers....
18:26, 06/18/2019

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws - Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
18:26, 06/18/2019

Investors turn bullish on U.S. Treasuries before Fed meeting - survey Bond investors turned bullish again on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting where officials are expected to signal they are prepared to lower interest rates later this year, a J.P. Morgan survey showed on Tuesday....
18:26, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Boeing 737 MAX boosted by IAG plan to order 200 jets Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet received a boost on Tuesday after British Airways-owner IAG signed a letter of intent to order 200 of the planes and said it was confident that it would return to service in the coming months....
18:26, 06/18/2019

London Heathrow Airport reveals expansion 'masterplan' London's Heathrow Airport has released a new "masterplan" for its much-anticipated expansion, which will see a third runway open by 2026, making it one of the busiest airports in the world....
18:39, 06/18/2019

NHL draft will have American flavor: Five U.S. players could go in top 10 Jack Hughes, Cole Caufield and Alex Turcotte could go in the first five picks of the NHL draft and five to seven could go in the first 12 picks.       ...
18:39, 06/18/2019

Volvo's self-driving buses and trucks will run on NVIDIA tech Volvo's self-driving trucks will have some familiar hardware under the hood. The automaker has signed a deal with NVIDIA that will use the chip company's Drive platform to "train, test and deploy" a slew of large self-driving vehicles that...
18:39, 06/18/2019

NetApp bolsters data fabric strategy with new platform, consumption based pricing The network data storage provider announced a new hybrid muilticloud platform and as-a-service consumption model that lets businesses purchase data services based on usage....
18:52, 06/18/2019

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert’s late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims’ fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks...
18:52, 06/18/2019

Israel welcomes Mideast peace workshop although not invited JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is welcoming next week’s Mideast peace conference, even though government officials are not invited. Speaking at a government ceremony Tuesday, Netanyahu praised the U.S. conference in ...
18:52, 06/18/2019

Bosnian city of Mostar awash in trash amid landfill protest SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Uncollected thrash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s sole la...
18:52, 06/18/2019

| Egypt's former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has been buried, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into the causes of his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom....
18:52, 06/18/2019

Investigators crack cold case murder of South Dakota woman The murder of a pharmacist who was raped and strangled in her home in a South Dakota city more than half a century ago has been solved with the use of DNA technology and genealogy databases, police said....
19:13, 06/18/2019

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
19:13, 06/18/2019

Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado wins German book trade Peace Prize The prestigious Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has been awarded to 75-year-old Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado for raising awareness about environmental destruction and the climate crisis....
19:13, 06/18/2019

Macron Reboots French Economic Overhaul as Yellow-Vest Protests Fade The government of President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to cut the country’s unemployment benefits as the French leader seeks to reboot his economic overhauls and put months of violent yellow-vest protests behind him....
19:13, 06/18/2019

The best free stock video sites 2019 A few well-placed snippets of high quality footage can really bring projects to life – whether they're presentations, websites or your own home-made videos. Finding the right video clips can be tricky, though. Many stock video s...
19:13, 06/18/2019

Pre Prime Day deals at Walmart include price cuts on Google Home devices While Prime Day deals haven't officially begun, Walmart is slashing prices right now on its best-selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can find massive discounts on the Google Home, Google Nest Hub, and Google Smart Light Starter ...
19:13, 06/18/2019

Morsy's son blames Egyptian regime for 'slow deliberate medical murdering' of ex-President Abdullah Morsy, the son of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy, has accused the country's current regime of "slow ... murdering" his father, amid wider questions from human rights groups about how the late leader was treated in prison....
19:26, 06/18/2019

No employees were harmed in the making of Netflix's new prank show starring 'Stranger Things' actor Netflix clarified the premise of its "Prank Encounters" show starring "Stranger Things" actor Gaten Matarazzo after massive internet backlash. The company said all participants came in with the expectation this was a one-day, hourly gig....
19:26, 06/18/2019

Mendez to receive Jimmy V Award at ESPYS High school football coach Rob Mendez, who was born with tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder that caused him to be born without arms or legs, will receive the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at next month's ESPYS....
19:39, 06/18/2019

Southeast Asia should ban imports of foreign trash: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this week in Bangkok....
19:39, 06/18/2019

Alabama man allegedly fed 'attack squirrel' meth to keep it aggressive: officials An "attack squirrel" housed in an Alabama apartment and fed methamphetamine by its owner to make sure it stayed aggressive was rescued Monday, officials said....
19:39, 06/18/2019

White House's Kudlow: U.S. looking for 'enforceable' trade deal with China - Fox The United States wants to continue trade discussions with China that focus on structural changes and enforcement mechanisms when talks continue late this month during the G20 summit in Japan, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday...
19:52, 06/18/2019

‘Flesh-eating’ bacteria may be spreading to beach waters, seafood With beach vacation season underway, scientists are sounding the alarm on a horrifying infection spreading throughout US coastlines. Doctors from the Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ, are warning swimmers and fishermen in the Northeast about ...
19:52, 06/18/2019

American women are timing their pregnancies to give birth in spring US moms who are educated and married are more likely to have tried for a spring birth for their first baby, according to a new study published in the Journal of Applied Econometrics....
19:52, 06/18/2019

High temperatures can lead to more violent crime, study finds Researchers found that days with a high of more than 85 degrees spurred a 2.2 percent rise in general crime and a 5.7 percent increase in violent crime, on average....
19:52, 06/18/2019

Police apologize for Father’s Day tweet that asked followers to turn in bad dads A Kansas police department has apologized for a tweet it put out on Father’s Day that encouraged parents to turn in dads with any outstanding warrants — sparking a backlash. The since-deleted tweet by the Topeka Police Department read: “Does yo...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Depraved stranger posed as millionaire to trick teens into murdering friend: court docs Five Alaska teens have been charged with murdering one of their best friends — after being catfished by a stranger from Indiana who promised them $9 million to film the depraved crime, according to court records. Darin Schilmiller, 21, posed as a mil...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Which Grocery Delivery Subscription Is the Best Deal? Is the era of making a weekly trek to the grocery store over? Grocery delivery services might make you think so. Every time you turn around, there’s another truck barreling down your street crammed full of everything from kale to candy bars....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist Chrome: Sometimes you just never want to see a certain site in your Google results. Maybe you want to block a sketchy news source, or you don’t want Pinterest in your image search results, or there’s a really gross forum that keeps appearing in searc...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Rekt Global adds new esports investor with DJ Nicky Romero Esports conglomerate RektGlobal said that it is expanding further into the music industry with the addition of a new investor, DJ Nicky Romero.Read More...
20:00, 06/18/2019

|WestAfricanfinanceministersinchclosertosinglecurrency The 15-member regional organization has set a target to have a single currency by 2020, following a gradual approach that allows countries to join the monetary union when they meet the convergence criteria....
20:13, 06/18/2019

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear ...
20:26, 06/18/2019

The stock market is inches away from a new record and the Fed could push it over the top The S&P 500 is closing in on its all-time high, and is likely to sail past it, as long as the Fed promises lower interest rates and the trade war calms down....
20:39, 06/18/2019

‘F–k Pop:’ Who was cursing out Spurs coach during Raptors parade? Raptors guard Fred VanVleet captured the Raptors’ 2019 celebration parade by going live on Instagram. He may have captured something he did not intend. Just before the camera was turned to Kawhi Leonard, someone insults Spurs head coach Gregg P...
20:39, 06/18/2019

10 heavyweight fights on the horizon 10 heavyweight fights that either will or could be happening in the near future The post 10 heavyweight fights on the horizon appeared first on Boxing News....
20:52, 06/18/2019

Panel – How do you feel about Jarrell Miller seemingly being forgiven? Can Jarrell Miller really be returning to boxing so soon? The post Panel – How do you feel about Jarrell Miller seemingly being forgiven? appeared first on Boxing News....
20:52, 06/18/2019

Heavy metal band Slipknot now has its own branded whiskies Heavy metal band Slipknot is expanding into the liquor industry. The insanely popular group, known for its aggressive style of music, high-energy concerts and scary masks, is set to launch its own range of branded American whiskies on Aug. 10. The sp...
20:52, 06/18/2019

Who are the top losers of the U.S-China trade war? With U.S.-China tensions threatening to slow global trading volume, economies such as Japan, South Korea and Taiwan will likely be most badly hit.       ...
21:13, 06/18/2019

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms.       ...
21:13, 06/18/2019

How One Large Game Studio Avoids Crunch How does the Chicago-based studio Iron Galaxy maintain a healthy work-life balance for all of its employees? On Kotaku Splitscreen, we talk to founder and Giant Bomb jokeman Dave Lang about his leadership philosophies and how Iron Galaxy avoids crunc...
21:26, 06/18/2019

Former Military Bases Find New Purpose Through E-Commerce Real estate developers are looking at abandoned bases for large projects like warehouse and logistics centers, which are needed to sustain the growth in e-commerce....
21:26, 06/18/2019

Max Scherzer, not Hyun-Jin Ryu, should be the front-runner for this year’s NL Cy Young Award Scherzer is striking out more batters per nine innings than Ryu, doesn’t get as much run support as Ryu and plays in front of one of the worst fielding teams in the majors this season....
21:39, 06/18/2019

Trump announces departure of acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan – live President to address rally in Orlando, FloridaSupreme court decision awaited on census citizenship questionSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.28pm BST Fiercely anti-LGBTQ, anti-marriage equality, anti-women’s reproductive rights ...
21:39, 06/18/2019

MH17: prosecutors to identify suspects and file first charges Inquiry expected to name first four suspects over downing of flight that killed 298 in 2014Dutch prosecutors are to identify suspects and file the first criminal charges over the 2014 downing of flight MH17 over east Ukraine which killed 298 people i...
21:39, 06/18/2019

US air quality is slipping after years of improvement Federal data reveals that after decades of improvement, America’s air may not be getting any cleaner. Over the last two years the nation had more polluted air days than just a few years earlier. While it is unclear whether this is the beginning...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences. The far-right president made the comment in a tweet Tuesday that referred to a recent case in which a little boy was bu...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Flash Flood Watch Extended until Thursday PM Currently, showers are present on the radar, but the severity is low. Heavy rain and lightning are the main threats with the current set up, but we will see some changes later in the evening. Heavy downpours, strong wind gusts, and some small hail ar...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Witness: Suspect In Slaying Tried To Get Her Into His Car PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A University of Illinois graduate student has told jurors that the man on trial for abducting and killing a 26-year-old visiting scholar from China attempted to get her into his car by posing as an undercover police officer. Emily...
21:39, 06/18/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson: Britain must leave EU by Oct. 31 or pay the price Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying otherwise the government would face a catastrophic loss in trust....
21:39, 06/18/2019

Survivors recall horror of Congo ethnic attacks Machete-wielding attackers descended on Esther Nzale's village in northeastern Congo eight days ago around noon, setting houses on fire and hacking to death her husband and others....
21:39, 06/18/2019

Ashley shows Goals bosses red card over VAT crisis The Sports Direct International tycoon Mike Ashley has declared war on the board of Goals Soccer Centres over the accounting crisis which has left its shares suspended for months....
21:52, 06/18/2019

Microsoft releases first test build of Windows Server 20H1 Microsoft's first test build of Windows Server 20H1 includes some new VM tool and Azure integration functionality, plus more updates to the Windows Admin Center....
22:00, 06/18/2019

Trudeau’s Government Is Expected to Decide on Divisive Trans Mountain Pipeline Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet is deciding the fate of a proposal to expand a pipeline that links Alberta’s landlocked oil sands with the Pacific....
22:13, 06/18/2019

Joey King Reveals "Haunting" Behind-the-Scenes Photos From The Act Is somebody missing Gypsy Rose Blanchard? The Act star Joey King, who portrayed Gypsy Rose on the series, took to Instagram to share behind-the-scenes photos from the Hulu series. In the......
22:26, 06/18/2019

Hayden Panettiere Is "Trying to Heal" After Brian Hickerson Legal Drama It's been about a month since a judge ordered Brian Hickerson to stay away from Hayden Panettiere following his arrest for domestic violence. Now, the 29-year-old actress is trying to move on.......
22:26, 06/18/2019

In the not-so-distant future, “synbio” could lead to global catastrophe—maybe Enlarge / Artist's impression of a post-superbug world. (This is the cover art for Stephen King's The Stand, a story wherein a genetically enhanced superflu causes the end of the world. thatsthejoke.gif.) (credit: John Cayea / Doubleday) We're runni...
22:26, 06/18/2019

HMD Global demonstrates its dedication to user privacy and security, moves its data servers "Data security and privacy" — these words have been thrown around a lot in recent years, gaining more and more momentum after events like the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal, the Huawei spying accusations, et cetera. As you are probably well awa...
22:39, 06/18/2019

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep their cryptocurrency safe, as well as make various t...
22:39, 06/18/2019

In Japan, It’s a Riveting TV Plot: Can a Worker Go Home on Time? On this show, a 30-something project manager in the famously overworked nation wants nothing more than to get out of the office and into her favorite bar for happy hour....
22:52, 06/18/2019

Young girl playing in puddles dies after falling into manhole A 3-year-old Chinese girl died while playfully jumping in puddles — and accidentally falling into a rain-filled manhole, according to reports. The girl fell into the open sewer on June 11 as she played games while walking home from her nursery ...
22:52, 06/18/2019

Investigation uncovers suicide crisis in US jails The last time Tanna Jo Fillmore talked with her mother, she was in a Utah jail, angry, pleading and desperate. She’d called every day that past week, begging for help. I need my medicine, she demanded. I have to get out of here, she screamed. Fillmor...
22:52, 06/18/2019

Watchdogs Sue Trump Administration Over Missing Notes From Putin Meeting A new lawsuit filed on Tuesday alleges that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo broke the law by allowing President Donald Trump to seize the notes from a key meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and failing to take any steps to preserve records ...
22:52, 06/18/2019

Dad dons booty shorts to teach his rebel daughter a lesson Her Daisy Dukes didn’t pass the dad test. A Florida father sought to teach his daughter a lesson about revealing outfits when he sported barely-there short shorts, shaming her for her new outfit purchase. Jason Hilley shared a video of himself marchi...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Michael Avenatti gets trial date over alleged Nike extortion Lawyer Michael Avenatti, an outspoken critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, is scheduled to go to trial on Nov. 12 in federal court in Manhattan on charges of extorting Nike Inc....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Google Makes Housing Commitment Valued at $1 Billion Google said it would commit $1 billion to boost housing construction in the San Francisco Bay Area, the latest in a series of commitments by tech companies to address an affordability crisis in the region....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Yes, her name really is Dr. Marijuana Pepsi, and her story is amazing Marijuana Pepsi's own scholarship – called the Marijuana Pepsi Scholarship, of course – will be given to a deserving first generation college student.        ...
23:26, 06/18/2019

UNC under investigation for possibly 'anti-Semitic' conference about Middle East The school is being investigated for its conference titled "Conflict Over Gaza: People, Politics, and Possibilities."        ...
23:26, 06/18/2019

$1 billion worth of cocaine seized in record Philadelphia bust, feds say Members of the ship's crew face federal charges after a record 16.5-ton cocaine bust in Philadelphia.        ...
23:26, 06/18/2019

How Frank Ntilikina is spending potential final days with Knicks It’s fitting Frank Ntilikina’s final days as a Knick may be spent holed up in Dallas, where he could have started his NBA career. With Thursday’s draft night approaching, Ntilikina could still be on the move as the Knicks are extremely open to tradin...
23:26, 06/18/2019

Carmelo Anthony video conveniently appears after Anthony Davis trade As the Lakers look to build the rest of their team following the blockbuster trade that landed them Anthony Davis, a certain exiled forward may want to throw his hat in the ring. A video of 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony in the gym conveniently sur...
23:26, 06/18/2019

Man caught at JFK smuggling 34 finches in hair curlers NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say a 39-year-old Connecticut man has been caught trying to smuggle nearly three dozen live finches through John F. Kennedy Airport in order to sell them for singing competitions. Francis Gurahoo was arrested Sunda...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Over 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. The U.S. attorney’s office in Philadelphia announced the ma...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Brazil and Argentina eclipsed at start of Copa America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Uruguay, Chile and Colombia impressed at the start of the Copa America, eclipsing hosts Brazil and embattled Argentina early in the South American tournament. In the first round of matches, the continent’s top powerhouses ...
23:39, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Indiana AG’s office plans vigorous defense INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the allegations of groping made against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Indiana attorney general’s office says it will vigorously defend him against a federal lawsuit by fo...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Deal: Grab an unlocked Moto E Plus for just $100 (today only) One of the cheapest Motorola smartphones, the Moto E4 Plus is now even cheaper. It's the perfect device if you need a second phone or simply don't want to spend a small fortune on a smartphone. To make things even more appealing, the Moto E4 Plus is ...
23:52, 06/18/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Combating hate speech, DR Congo, antimicrobial resistance, peacekeeping, #ActNow for our planet This Tuesday, top stories include: the UN’s war on hate speech; a surge in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; the ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance; UN peacekeeping Commanders’ meeting at the Security Council; and...
23:52, 06/18/2019

Roli’s newest instrument, the Lumi, helps you learn to play piano with lights There has been a longstanding gulf between the consumption of music and the creation of it: not everyone has the time or money to spend on lessons and instruments, and for those in school, many music education programs have been cut back over the yea...
23:52, 06/18/2019

Should Stock Investors Prepare for an Oil "Shock"? Countless news articles have stated how the oil market influences the stock market, but sometimes these articles offer opposing explanations. How can investors find out the real relationship between oil and stock prices? This chart will make the answ...
23:52, 06/18/2019