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‘Bald-headed flog’: AFL opt not to punish fan over outburst at referee

Barracking and supporting ‘strongly encouraged’ by AFLBut line drawn at offensive or aggressive behaviourA Carlton fan who was ejected from Marvel Stadium over ...

‘Bald-headed flog’: AFL opt not to punish fan over outburst at referee

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Kinsler on outburst: Only regret doing it on field A day after Ian Kinsler had an emotional reaction following his pivotal three-run homer against the Pirates, the Padres infielder maintained he was firing up his teammates and not taking a shot at fans....
06:39, 05/18/2019

Kinsler: Post-HR outburst not directed at fans Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, three-run homer for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Thursday night and set the major league record by going 8,020 games without a no-hitter since their inception....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Kawhi's 3rd-quarter outburst deflates Warriors The Raptors were within striking distance of the Warriors at halftime of Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday, and Kawhi Leonard took it from there, scoring 17 of his 36 points in the third quarter as Toronto grabbed a 3-1 series lead....
14:13, 06/08/2019

Kyrgios thrown out of Italian Open after on-court outburst Nick Kyrgios was defaulted from his second round Italian Open clash against Norway's Casper Ruud on Thursday after the hot-headed Australian hurled a chair on to the court....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Ian Kinsler says profane outburst not directed at Padres fans San Diego Padres second baseman Ian Kinsler said his expletive-filled reaction after hitting a home run Thursday night was "an inside thing" with teammates, not a message directed at Padres fans....
21:39, 05/17/2019

Tennis: Kyrgios thrown out of Italian Open after on-court outburst Nick Kyrgios was defaulted from his second round Italian Open clash against Norway's Casper Ruud on Thursday after the hot-headed Australian hurled a chair on to the court....
17:26, 05/16/2019

"Crossed All Limits": Sushma Swaraj Warns Mamata Banerjee After Outburst Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee declared at a public rally in Bengal's Purulia that she would like to treat Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a "tight slap of democracy", Union......
00:39, 05/08/2019

On Rahul Gandhi's Reported Outburst, Team Ashok Gehlot Fights Back Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot gave only a fraction of his time to campaign for his son, sources close to him said today, countering allegations that his preoccupation with his son's campaign......
16:39, 05/28/2019

Roger Federer believes Nick Kyrgios should be spared ATP suspension for chair-throwing Rome outburst Roger Federer does not believe Nick Kyrgios' chair-throwing outburst that led to him defaulting his second-round match at the Italian Open on Thursday warrants a suspension by the ATP....
09:52, 05/17/2019

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

US regulators under scrutiny as they look to punish Facebook WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal privacy regulators are under scrutiny in Congress as they negotiate a record fine with Facebook to punish the company for alleged user-privacy violations. Eyes are on the Federal Trade Commission as it also considers a rare ...
10:13, 05/08/2019

F.T.C. Wants to Punish Facebook, but the Divided Agency May Go Only So Far The chairman appears to have the votes to approve a settlement with a big fine. One of the biggest issues has been whether to hold Mark Zuckerberg liable for future violations....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Voters set to punish UK PM May's Conservatives over Brexit delay English voters are expected to use local government elections on Thursday to punish Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party over its failure to deliver Brexit, revealing a divided and dissatisfied electorate....
04:13, 05/02/2019

MLB roundup: Yankees continue to punish Orioles Gleyber Torres continued his homer barrage against Baltimore with two more on Wednesday night, and the visiting New York Yankees finished with five long balls in a 7-5 victory over the Orioles....
10:52, 05/23/2019

GOP frowns on but does not punish Amash’s impeachment call WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republican Kevin McCarthy says Rep. Justin Amash, the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, is an outlier. But neither he nor the most conservative House members are punishing the Michigan...
21:39, 05/21/2019

Bryant hits 3 HRs as Cubs punish Nats’ bullpen in 14-6 win WASHINGTON (AP) — Kris Bryant matched a career high with three home runs and drove in five while the Chicago Cubs piled on against the Washington Nationals bullpen in a 14-6 win Friday night. Albert Almora Jr., Kyle Schwarber and Willson Contreras al...
06:00, 05/18/2019

They Don’t Want to Preserve Life. They Just Want to Punish Women and Enact Pain Last weekend, I was invited to a brunch hosted by Ebele Okobi, who is Facebook’s Head of Public Policy, Africa, and was my de facto tour guide and event planner during my week abroad. There were nine of us there—an African diasporic reunion of black ...
16:52, 05/17/2019

Fate Came Back Around To Punish Max Fried's Pitching Hand Atlanta’s Max Fried is a very cool young pitcher. He got off to a great start this season, compiling a 4–1 record and a 2.11 earned run average through his first six starts, with a scrumptious 0.991 WHIP. He has also evidently run afoul of Fate, whic...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Vegas didn’t punish Knicks for losing out on Zion Williamson The Knicks may have lost out on Zion Williamson, but they weren’t losers, according to Westgate SuperBook. The Knicks, who finished with a league-worst 17-65 record, remained a 16/1 choice to win the NBA title in 2020, in odds Westgate released after...
13:13, 05/15/2019

Bryant hits 3 HRs as Cubs punish Nats' bullpen in 14-6 win Kris Bryant matched a career high with three home runs and drove in five while the Chicago Cubs piled on against the Washington Nationals bullpen in a 14-6 win        ...
06:39, 05/18/2019

Sen. Joe Manchin: Bloomberg's carbon initiative would 'punish' West Virginians Sen. Joe Manchin, D., W.V., has argued that philanthropist Mike Bloomberg's new carbon initiative would "punish" his constituents and fail to combat climate change in the way it intends to....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Greece and Cyprus call on EU to punish Turkey in drilling dispute War of words as Turkish vessel begins offshore operations in eastern MediterraneanGreece and Cyprus have urged the European Union to take punitive measures against Turkey amid escalating tensions in the eastern Mediterranean over offshore energy rese...
19:26, 06/18/2019

Political pressure builds for FTC to punish Facebook with more than a “bargain” fine Two top Senate lawmakers on Monday expressed frustration with a federal probe into Facebook’s privacy practices, urging the government to move more swiftly and consider imposing tough punishments that target the company’s top executives....
21:26, 05/06/2019

Voters Prepare to Punish U.K. Leader in European Vote Over Brexit Delay British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party is bracing for a historic drubbing in European Parliament elections this month that will likely undermine her perilous grip of her party and country....
23:52, 05/13/2019

'Trump, the clean-up man': Ingraham says president 'wisely using tariffs' to 'punish China' In her "Ingraham Angle" monologue on Monday, Laura Ingraham said President Trump is effectively the "clean-up man" for past presidents who may have been too wary to take a hard line against China on trade policy....
10:00, 05/14/2019

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for contributing to a national epidemic....
06:26, 05/24/2019

The Fiver | We will never have another referee like Mike Dean Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Purveyor of no-look yellow cards, hider of souvenir hat-trick footballs up the back of his shirt, Premier League centurion of “off you pop” dismissals, pedantic pacer of 10-yard distances and … er, o...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Europe May Use Trump’s Favorite Economic Weapon to Punish His Inaction on Climate Change The threat in French President Emmanuel Macron’s remarks last week was easy to miss. But if he follows through, its effects wouldn’t be. More than 40 minutes into a meandering press conference, Macron reiterated his goal to put fighting c...
19:13, 05/03/2019

British voters with Brexit on their minds punish main parties in local elections Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party lost more than 1,000 seats, worse than the drubbing that had been predicted and renewing calls for her to step down....
22:52, 05/03/2019

Brexit-Fatigued English Voters Punish Main Parties in Local Elections Britain’s ruling Conservative Party and its main opposition Labour Party suffered setbacks in English local elections, suggesting widespread frustration over the two parties’ handling of the U.K.’s withdrawal from the European Union....
15:52, 05/03/2019

Kid exposes himself to taunt female soccer referee A female referee suffered sexist abuse as a 14-year-old player exposed himself to her during a match. Giulia Nicastro, who is dating Italian striker Stefano Moreo, was bombarded with abuse from supporters during a youth match in Mestre, Italy. Accord...
19:13, 05/27/2019

NBA referee Ron Garretson arrested for extreme DUI after crash Veteran NBA referee Ron Garretson was arrested for extreme DUI on Wednesday in Arizona after he crashed his car into a tree near the Lake Havasu City Police Dept. Station, according to officials. The 60-year-old Garretson was covered in blood when of...
20:52, 05/31/2019

Frenchwoman Frappart promoted to referee in top division The French soccer league has promoted Stephanie Frappart to referee fulltime in the country's top division next season        ...
13:39, 06/07/2019

India's GS Lakshmi Becomes First Female ICC Match Referee GS Lakshmi, 51, officiated her first match in women's domestic cricket in 2008-2009, and has supervised 3 women's One Day Internationals, and 3 T20 Internationals....
13:39, 05/14/2019

Leeds' Bamford gets two-game ban for deceiving referee "Leeds United\u0027s Patrick Bamford has been banned for two games for deceiving the referee during their 1-1 Championship draw with Aston Villa on Sunday, the Football Association (FA) has said."...
11:26, 05/03/2019

Referee Harden complained about has Game 2 assignment Scott Foster, sharply criticized by Houston star James Harden more than two months ago, is one of the officials for Tuesday night's playoff game between the Rockets and Golden State Warriors....
05:39, 05/01/2019

English voters punish both Britain's main parties for Brexit chaos: early results English voters used local elections to punish both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party for the deadlock over Brexit, partial results showed on Friday....
07:26, 05/03/2019

Brunei Sultan Returns Oxford Degree After Uproar Over Proposal to Punish Gay Sex With Death by Stoning The Sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree he received from the University of Oxford in England after global backlash over his proposal to punish people who engage in same-sex relations with the death penalty, according to Reuters and other...
06:13, 05/24/2019

Bibiana Steinhaus: ‘Being a referee is about quality of performance - not gender’ Now in her second full season as a Bundesliga referee, Bibiana Steinhaus is being recognised for her performances and not her pioneering. In a candid interview, she discusses commanding respect, the VAR process and more....
03:39, 05/02/2019

AC Milan midfielder Paqueta banned for slapping referee "AC Milan midfielder Lucas Paqueta has been banned for three games after slapping a referee during a Serie A match, the league\u0027s disciplinary committee said on Tuesday."...
18:39, 05/07/2019

| Leeds striker Bamford banned for referee 'deception' Leeds United forward Patrick Bamford has received an immediate two-match ban after being found guilty of a charge of "successful deception of a match official"...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Skomina picked as referee for Champions League final NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA says Damir Skomina will be the referee for the Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham. Skomina has handled four Champions League games this season, including Manchester United’s 3-1 win at Paris Sai...
16:52, 05/14/2019

A step too VAR? Video replays don't solve referee errors "Former UEFA president Michel Platini always opposed the introduction of technology in football because he felt that, once it gained a foothold, it would quickly expand and change the character of the sport altogether."...
18:52, 06/10/2019

| Dutch referee scores 'bizarre' goal, awards it Players for Dutch fourth-tier outfit reacted with fury and disbelief after a strange deflection saw a referee scoring against them in a game -- and then awarding the goal....
17:52, 05/26/2019

Canadian referee to miss World Cup after cancer diagnosis Canadian referee Carol Anne Chenard has withdrawn from the Women's World Cup after being diagnosed with breast cancer        ...
21:39, 06/05/2019

Soccer referee dies after collapsing at match in Bolivia LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A 31-year-old referee soccer collapsed during a Bolivian league match high up in the Andes and died after being taken to the hospital. The match between the Always Ready and Oriente Petrolero clubs was played at Municipal Stadi...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Donald Trump Would Now Like To Bring Back Policy For Service Academy Athletes That He Rescinded To Punish Obama When Donald Trump’s administration decided in April of 2017 to overturn a rule that had allowed athletes from the service academies to defer their military commitment until after their professional sports careers were over, it wasn’t for any of the s...
00:13, 05/08/2019

Ex-NBA referee pleads guilty in NCAA basketball bribery scandal A former NBA ref who went into the bespoke suit business pleaded guilty on Tuesday to paying bribes to former Auburn coach and professional player Chuck “The Rifleman” Person as part of the massive NCAA basketball bribery scandal that has resulted in...
02:26, 05/08/2019

Body of MMA referee Chris Reed recovered after boating accident Chris Reed, a former MMA fighter who worked two UFC events as a referee, was missing for 40 hours after being knocked overboard from his fishing boat.       ...
23:52, 06/11/2019

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continental competition last week will encourage girls to feel they can do anything in the game....
18:13, 05/21/2019

UEFA picks Italian referee for Europa League final NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has picked Italian referee Gianluca Rocchi for the Europa League final between English rivals Arsenal and Chelsea. The 45-year-old Rocchi was previously picked by FIFA for the 2018 World Cup. He refereed three games in R...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Arsenal academy coach banned for abusive language to Under-9s referee • Alex Nichols reduced teenage female referee to tears• Nichols banned for three games and finedAn Arsenal academy coach has been fined and banned for three matches after he was found to have called a female teenage referee a “little prick” and reduc...
19:39, 06/13/2019

Houston Rockets' Chris Paul fined $35K for contact with referee Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul was fined $35,000 for making contact with a referee in Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors, the NBA announced....
04:39, 04/30/2019

Former referee who invaded pitch in Mexican wrestling mask gets 10-year ban Man will not be able to play, officiate or attend gamesCanberra referee left ‘feeling quite threatened’A pitch invader wearing a Mexican wrestling mask has been handed a 10-year ban following bizarre scenes in a Canberra first-grade football match ov...
06:39, 05/07/2019

| Bolivian referee death puts altitude matches under spotlight The death of a Bolivian referee officiating a match at more than 4,000 meters has reopened the debate about the safety of playing football at such altitude....
22:52, 05/21/2019

Neil Warnock fined £20,000 by FA after Cardiff City vs Chelsea referee rants Neil Warnock has been fined £20,000 for his media comments about referees following Cardiff City's controversial Premier League defeat against Chelsea on March 31....
20:39, 05/01/2019

Leeds striker Patrick Bamford banned for two games for deceiving referee • Bamford accused of ‘successful deception’ amid mêlée• Aston Villa’s Anwar El Ghazi had red card rescindedPatrick Bamford will miss the first leg of Leeds United’s Championship play-off semi-final after being found guilty of “successful deception of...
03:52, 05/03/2019

Fiorentina coach Montella banned for referee rant & punching advertising "Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella will miss the last match of the season against Genoa, which will determine whether his team will be relegated, following a two-game ban imposed by the league\u0027s disciplinary committee on Tuesday."...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Referee administrator says Fire’s tying goal against D.C. United shouldn’t have counted The professional Referee Organization, which oversees officiating in the United States and Canada, said Thursday that a video replay review of Chicago's game-tying goal was necessary....
06:26, 05/31/2019

Soccer Referee Dies After Suffering Heart Attack During A Match In Bolivia Víctor Hugo Hurtado was refereeing Sunday’s Bolivian first division match between Always Ready and Oriente Petrolero when he collapsed on the pitch midgame due to a reported heart attack. Stadium support staff took Hurtado to a local hospital, where ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

White Florida gang members punish black member with racist slur tattoo - but spell it wrong: police White members of a Florida gang thought they were punishing a black member of their gang when they attempted to forcibly tattoo him with what they thought was a racial slur, police said....
18:13, 05/03/2019

Top Texas high school football referee hit with one-year suspension for making racist comments Mike Atkinson, a high school football official for 45 years, was recorded using racial slur and won't be allowed to work any games in 2019 season.        ...
00:13, 06/05/2019

Women's World Cup 2019: A guide to Video Assistant Referee review technology The 2019 Women's World Cup is underway, and the referees are getting help from video assistant referee technology to make game-changing decisions.       ...
02:13, 06/12/2019

A goalscoring referee, Derby moments and Cricket World Cups in England | Classic YouTube Also featuring a singing bowler, all-English Champions League battles and ice hockey heroes1) Cricket’s coming home? The World Cup starts at The Oval, the tournament back in England for the first time in 20 years. So here’s some choice moments from p...
13:52, 05/30/2019

Texas High School Referee Who Was Very Racist On A Phone Call Defends Himself As A "Jokester" Who Watches BET The Texas Association of Sports Officials has suspended a longtime high school football referee for the 2019 season after audio surfaced of him being racist on a phone call. We’re talking “hard-R” racist....
03:52, 06/05/2019

Victor Hugo Hurtado: Bolivian Football Federation confirm death of referee after collapse during match The Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) have confirmed the death of referee Victor Hugo Hurtado Ogeda following a top-flight match held at high altitude in the country....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Liverpool vs Barcelona referee: Cuneyt Cakir to officiate Champions League semi-final after Man City VAR drama The same referee who took charge of Tottenham's chaotic, VAR-inspired Champions League quarter-final win over Manchester City will be in the middle as Liverpool look for a famous European comeback against Barcelona at Anfield tonight....
22:26, 05/07/2019

Arsenal coach who called young official a 'little p****' should pay fine to referee fund, say charity A referees' charity today demanded an overhaul of football's disciplinary procedures after an Arsenal academy coach was fined and banned for calling a teenage female referee a "little p****"....
14:26, 06/14/2019

American in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets -sources American Airlines is edging towards a deal with Airbus to buy up to 50 newly launched A321XLR extended-range narrow-body aircraft including some converted from existing orders of other models, people familiar with the matter said....
23:26, 06/17/2019

Chick-fil-A is now the third-largest restaurant chain in America, and McDonald's and Starbucks should be terrified Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Chick-fil-A is now the third largest restaurant chain in America by system-wide sales, according to Nation's Restaurant News data. The chicken chain grew sales by 16.7% in 2018, reaching $10.46 billion. Chick-fil-A m...
23:26, 06/17/2019

Fighting with your partner about money? Take a look at your parents, says an author and marriage expert. Motortion Films/Shutterstock Belinda Luscombe is an Australian-born journalist and editor-at-large at TIME Magazine. The following is an excerpt from her latest book, Marriageology: The Art and Science of Staying Together, which covers why staying t...
23:26, 06/17/2019

Wendie Renard’s twice-taken penalty takes France past Nigeria Wendie Renard went from villain to hero in the space of two minutes, scoring her retaken penalty after a double VAR check to ensure France progress to the last-16 having topped Group A.With the sun setting the home team were given arguably their most...
23:26, 06/17/2019

Spain and China make it through to last 16 with goalless draw Spain and China played out a goalless draw in their Women’s World Cup match in Le Havre – meaning that both sides secured progression into the last 16 as a result.With a point enough to qualify both nations out of Group B alongside the leaders German...
23:26, 06/17/2019

US Open winner Gary Woodland testament to teaching of Pete Cowen | Ewan Murray Yorkshireman has coached most of the world’s top golfers at one time but maintains ‘it’s about the players’Sitting in a quiet corner of an airport lounge in San Francisco as the US Open hurtled towards its conclusion, Pete Cowen realised that he coul...
23:26, 06/17/2019

Jon Stewart and Mitch McConnell Are FEUDING!!! Jon Stewart, the former Daily Show host, is rightfully furious about Congress not doing enough for 9/11 victims, and more specifically first responders. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, however, isn’t buying Stewart’s tearful testimony before ...
23:39, 06/17/2019

Norway knocks South Korea out of World Cup with 2-1 victory REIMS, France (AP) — Norway knocked South Korea out of the Women’s World Cup by scoring on two penalties in a 2-1 victory Monday. Caroline Graham Hansen scored after five minutes and Isabell Herlovsen beat goalkeeper Kim Min-jung from the spot ...
23:39, 06/17/2019

In Praise Of The Cheap, Miniature Bar Clamp Even if you aren’t one for DIY projects, there are a few tools that you probably have tucked into a drawer somewhere. A hammer. A few screwdrivers. Maybe even a drill. It’s my deeply held belief the miniature bar clamp should be just as ubiquitous....
23:52, 06/17/2019

Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to climate change Fish and chips could be off the menu due to global warming, a study warns. Scientists say larger marine species including cod and haddock face being wiped out as rising temperatures reduce oxygen levels in the oceans. Analysis of crustaceans found in...
23:52, 06/17/2019

Ragú pasta sauces recalled over plastic fragment fears Anyone who may have purchased varieties of a popular brand of pasta sauce is urged to double-check the label over concerns it may contain fragments of plastic. Mizkan America Inc. announced Saturday that certain Ragú pasta sauce varieties are subject...
23:52, 06/17/2019

United Airlines passengers discover their trans-Atlantic flight is crawling with ants A passenger on a Monday United flight from Venice, Italy to Newark, New Jersey, said she and other travelers discovered ants on the plane.       ...
23:52, 06/17/2019

UNC stars Coby White and Nassir Little draw a crowd at Wizards workout White and Little spent one year together as teammates at North Carolina. They reunited in Washington in front of a group that included owner Ted Leonsis....
00:00, 06/18/2019

Penguins not shopping F Kessel after rejected trade Pittsburgh Penguins forward Phil Kessel recently vetoed a trade and the team is no longer seeking to move him, general manager Jim Rutherford said Monday....
00:00, 06/18/2019

Comcast’s new eye-controlled channel changer sounds like something from the future The new eye-controlled channel changer that Comcast debuted today is a futuristic-sounding marvel that will certainly make life a little more enjoyable for people with physical disabilities who can now use merely their eyes to control their TVs. The ...
00:13, 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

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care...
00:26, 06/18/2019

Consumer Real-World Protection Test February-May 2019 The first half-year results of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available!https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/real-world-protection-test-february-may-2019/...
00:26, 06/18/2019

What to know about lung diffusion testing Lung diffusion tests measure how well a person’s lungs take in oxygen from the air. This test helps diagnose and monitor a range of lung-related conditions. Learn about its uses, procedure, and results here....
00:26, 06/18/2019

Frozen breakfast burritos recalled after complaints of rocks in product Customers expecting crispy bacon in their breakfast burrito are being warned about the possibility of a different unexpected crunch after a company received complaints about small rocks in their product....
00:39, 06/18/2019

Kansas teen miraculously survives 10-inch knife in face: 'It was really shocking' A Kansas teen is lucky to be alive let alone talking and joking around after he was rushed to the hospital with a 10-inch knife sticking out of his skull....
00:39, 06/18/2019

You'll have enough maple syrup for the winter thanks to Vermont Vermont, aka the Green Mountain State, took the lead in maple production in the U.S. for 2019, according to the state's Secretary of Agriculture.       ...
00:39, 06/18/2019

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had approved a request from CENTCOM to send approximatel...
00:52, 06/18/2019

Trudeau plans USMCA meetings with Pelosi, McConnell this week Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with the top-ranking members of the U.S. House and Senate during a trip to Washington this week to get a read on prospects for bringing the new North American trade deal up for a vote in Congress.T...
00:52, 06/18/2019

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins against Trump House Democrats are largely pursuing flashy, partisan, made-for-TV investigations targeting President Donald Trump, but one panel is taking a different approach — and getting results. The House Foreign Affairs Committee is quietly amassing documents ...
00:52, 06/18/2019

Email sextortion scams are on the rise, and they’re scary. Here’s what to do if you get one Last year, electronic extortion complaints rose 242%, with total losses of $83 million. The advice from experts: Don’t fall for it.       ...
00:52, 06/18/2019

Google takes control of bringing next-gen texting to Android Google's rollout of RCS chat to Android devices has been slow, and you can blame that partly on the carriers. As the next-gen texting format usually depends on networks adding support one at a time, compatibility has been patchy at best. Now, ...
00:52, 06/18/2019

China, alarmed by recent fires, sets EV safety tests Companies need to check for potential safety hazards with battery boxes, waterproof protection in vehicles, high-voltage wiring harnesses, as well as onboard charging devices, Chinese regulators said. ...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after collapsing in court Mursi, a top figure in the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, had been in jail since being toppled by the military in 2013 after barely a year in power following mass protests against his rule....
01:00, 06/18/2019

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
01:13, 06/18/2019

Using smartphones to pay? That's so yesterday in China Chinese technology giants have leapfrogged U.S. companies in popularizing mobile payments. Now, they are trying to get people to bypass their smartphones and make payments by simply looking into screens....
01:13, 06/18/2019

Amazon slams AOC claim for saying it pays warehouse workers 'starvation wages' Amazon on Monday fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. after she claimed that the tech giant pays its warehouse workers "starvation wages."...
01:13, 06/18/2019

Kremlin says unaware of Iran statement on breaching uranium curbs The Kremlin said on Monday that Iran had so far faithfully stuck to internationally-agreed curbs on uranium enrichment and that Moscow was unaware of any statement suggesting that Tehran intended to stop doing so....
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

Kyrie? Kemba? The Lakers push for third star has begun The Lakers brought a second star to Los Angeles on Saturday, agreeing to a blockbuster trade with the Pelicans for Anthony Davis. Now, they are prepared to acquire another to join forces with Davis and LeBron James. And for James, it could be a famil...
01:26, 06/18/2019

UN oceans treaty ‘essential’ to combat ‘unprecedented pressure’ on the world’s seas – UN chief The oceans are not only under “unprecedented pressure” due to climate change, but “half of all living coral has been lost in the past 150 years”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, addressing the latest gathering of nat...
01:26, 06/18/2019

Global stocks, yields dip with Fed meeting on tap A gauge of global stock markets dipped slightly on Monday after a mostly strong month and benchmark U.S. bond yields edged lower as investors awaited developments this week from central banks in the United States and elsewhere....
01:39, 06/18/2019

Huawei delayed the Mate X, but it just patented another foldable phone Huawei, the beleaguered Chinese consumer electronics giant that President Trump put on a US blacklist, just pushed back the launch of its much anticipated Mate X foldable phone from this month to September. The company said it wants to spend more tim...
01:39, 06/18/2019

Venezuela's PDVSA trading chief leaves as exports fall, fuel shortages grow The top trade and supply official at Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has left the post, according to a recent copy of the government's official gazette, as the OPEC nation's crude exports fall after U.S. sanctions and gasoline supplies dry up....
01:52, 06/18/2019

Flash Flood Warning issued June 17 at 6:34PM EDT until June 17 at 8:45PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has extended the * Flash Flood Warning for… Southeastern Owsley County in southeastern Kentucky… Northern Clay County in southeastern Kentucky… * Until 845 PM EDT. * At 634 PM EDT, Doppler ...
01:52, 06/18/2019

UK Track & Field Has 23 All-America Honors Outdoors LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky Track and Field had 23 All-America honors (14 women’s, nine men’s) for the 2019 outdoor season as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA [nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com])....
01:52, 06/18/2019

Large-Scale Search Ends for Davey G. Johnson, Missing Car and Driver Journalist and Jalopnik Alum For the past two weeks, the close-knit community of automotive writers and aficionados of speed everywhere have been hoping for good news about Davey G. Johnson, the Car and Driver writer and Jalopnik alum who went missing on a motorcycle trip in Cal...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets are often civilian facilities....
02:13, 06/18/2019

Sotheby's Sold To French Billionaire Patrick Drahi In $3.7 Billion Deal French telecoms and media mogul Patrick Drahi is acquiring Sotheby's auction house, one of the world's biggest art brokers, in a $3.7 billion deal, the British-founded company announced Monday....
02:13, 06/18/2019

Harvard Revokes Parkland Shooting Survivor's Acceptance Over Racial Slurs Harvard University has rescinded its admission offer to a survivor of the 2018 massacre at a Florida high school over his past use of racial slurs in an online document posted on Twitter, the student......
02:13, 06/18/2019

Guns N’ Roses’ classic lineup tempts fate, extends Not In This Lifetime tour Even the bands with the most volatile breakups and lineups find a reason to get back together eventually. Usually that reason involves the piles of money that can be made by getting the old band back together. In that spirit, Stereogum announces toda...
02:26, 06/18/2019

This incredible offer of three months of Spotify Premium for 99 cents ends June 30th Spotify has been emailing anyone who’s interested to let them know, but just in case you weren’t aware of the current trial offer which is about to run out — the streaming giant is once again offering a three-month trial for its pre...
02:26, 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

US-based Everbridge scores Aussie emergency alert deal The Massachusetts headquartered company has been awarded a multi-year contract to support the deployment of Australia's national early warning system....
02:39, 06/18/2019

Microsoft finally releases Hyper-V Server 2019 Microsoft has made Hyper-V Server 201, which it first released last fall, available on its Evaluation Center and plans to deliver it to Visual Studio Subscription customers by June 19....
02:39, 06/18/2019

Navy SEAL's trial for war crimes begins in San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. President Donald Tr...
02:52, 06/18/2019

Australians' support for nuclear plants rising – but most don't want to live near one Essential poll finds 44% of Australians support nuclear power plants and 40% oppose themAustralians are slightly more inclined to support nuclear power plants than oppose them, but a clear majority of voters do not want to live near one, according to...
02:52, 06/18/2019

Dems Stunned That Nobody Cares About All Their Doomed Bills The Democratic House majority has passed a slew of bills so far this year, including some good ones that would expand voting rights, LGBTQ protections, and offer a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as ki...
02:52, 06/18/2019

Rangers acquire Trouba from Jets for Pionk, 1st round pick The New York Rangers have acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets for defenseman Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick in the draft. The teams announced the trade Monday. Trouba is a restricted free agent who needs a new contract. Trou...
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

What to expect during a physical exam Physical exams are routine checkups of a person’s general health. A healthcare professional will visually inspect, feel, or listen to different areas of a person’s body to look for potential health conditions. They may also ask about any problems and...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Usain Bolt baffles Liverpool legend, scores in charity soccer game Former Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt tricked former Liverpool star Jamie Carragher before scoring a goal during UNICEF's Soccer Aid charity game at Stamford Bridge in Chelsea, England....
03:13, 06/18/2019

Arch-climbing fans force Raptors to temporarily stop championship parade The Raptors' NBA championship parade was temporarily stopped because fans had climbed atop arches in downtown Toronto.       ...
03:13, 06/18/2019

Zach Sanford Barfs All Over Himself During Blues Stanley Cup Victory Parade The 2019 Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues held their victory parade Sunday, celebrating the franchise’s first ever title. As is usually the case with victory parades, this event featured blissed-out sports men consuming inadvisable quantities of...
03:13, 06/18/2019

Nigeria Got Screwed Over By Some Ticky-Tack VAR Bullshit Nigeria were not eliminated from the World Cup on Monday afternoon, but their hopes of advancing to the knockout stages took a hit when, after a pair of VAR reviews, Wendie Renard knocked home a PK in the 79th minute to break a scoreless draw and giv...
03:13, 06/18/2019

Cricket World Cup: England's Jason Roy to miss next two matches Opener Jason Roy will miss England's next two World Cup matches, with captain Eoin Morgan not ruling out calling up Alex Hales later in the tournament....
03:26, 06/18/2019

Kiddie pools, doughnut floaties, noodles: Migrants use inflatables to cross the Rio Grande EAGLE PASS, Texas — Central American migrants are trying out new flotation devices typically seen at summertime pool parties in an effort to get across the fast-flowing Rio Grande that runs between Mexico and Texas....
03:26, 06/18/2019

Audrina Patridge Teases "Wild Ride" on The Hills: New Beginnings Audrina Patridge just spilled major secrets about The Hills: New Beginnings. With the MTV reboot set to premiere in just a few days, the 34-year-old reality star has shared what viewers......
03:39, 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

Review: ‘A Strange Loop’ Is a Self-Portrait in a Hall of Mirrors Michael R. Jackson’s gutsy, exasperated musical is set within the mind of a black, queer man who’s writing a musical about a black, queer man who’s writing a musical …...
03:52, 06/18/2019

Rachel Dolezal reveals that she's bisexual in the middle of Pride Month Rachel Dolezal, the woman who "self identifies" as black and stepped down from a senior NAACP post in 2015, says on social media that she's bisexual.        ...
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

Richard Goodstein on AOC remarks: Nancy Pelosi is the speaker because of moderate Dems House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in the position she is because of moderate congressional districts flipping from Republican to Democrat, according to Richard Goodstein....
04:39, 06/18/2019

State Department cuts new funds to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, pending immigration fixes The State Department announced Monday it will cut new foreign aid to the "Northern Triangle" countries -- Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador -- unless their governments take "concrete action" to stem the flow of migrants towards the United States....
04:39, 06/18/2019

Kamal Nath Seeks Rs 800 Crore From Centre To Tackle Crime Against Women Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has met Home Minister Amit Shah and asked him to release over Rs 800 crore as central grant to check crime against women and children in his state more......
04:52, 06/18/2019

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter....
04:52, 06/18/2019

Nationalist group condemns Myanmar sedition case against Buddhist monk Myanmar's most prominent group of nationalist Buddhist monks on Monday condemned sedition charges against one of its leading members, Wirathu, ahead of a hearing in the fugitive monk's case expected on Tuesday....
04:52, 06/18/2019

76 MEPs back Catalan separatists blocked from collecting European Parliament credentials: letter The Spanish government has violated the rights of three Catalan leaders elected to the European Parliament by blocking them from collecting their credentials, 76 MEPs said in a letter sent to the governing body of the European legislature on Monday....
04:52, 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

US Sex Cult Leader, Who Used Female Slaves, Didn't Break Law: Lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the......
05:00, 06/18/2019

Trump: ICE to start removing ‘millions’ of ‘illegal aliens’ President Trump said on Monday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency will start to remove from the United States millions of immigrants who have entered the country illegally. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the ...
05:13, 06/18/2019

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran. In a statement Monday, Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the troops were...
05:13, 06/18/2019

Man admits to bringing pot-filled suitcase on plane HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A California man has admitted to having 30 pounds of marijuana in a suitcase aboard a plane heading to West Virginia. Twenty-two-year-old Gerardo Delgadillo Jr. entered a guilty plea Monday in federal court in Huntington to posses...
05:13, 06/18/2019

Education Department to probe UNC-Duke conference on Gaza after allegations of anti-Semitism emerge The Department of Education will investigate the potential bias of a taxpayer-funded college conference which the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill hosted in partnership with Duke University earlier this year, after allegations of anti-Semitis...
05:13, 06/18/2019

Google's Ad Dominance Explained in Three Charts Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential antitrust action. Here’s a look at the tech giant’s advertising dominance, in three charts....
05:26, 06/18/2019

IBM to Pay Nearly $15 Million for Issues Tied to Maryland's Health Exchange In 2014, the state of Maryland cited problems with software from Cúram, an Irish company IBM acquired in 2011, used to determine consumers’ eligibility for Medicaid and premium tax credits for private insurance....
05:26, 06/18/2019

Gary Woodland channeled young golfer's 'positive energy' en route to US Open victory Gary Woodland and Amy Bockerstette had been linked way before the golfer sank a 30-foot birdie putt to capture his first-ever major title at the U.S. Open in California on Sunday....
05:26, 06/18/2019

Classic Blade Runner Game Is About To Get A Lot Easier To Play Westwood’s Blade Runner point-and-click adventure from 1997 isn’t just a fantastic game in its own right, it’s also one of—if not the—finest adaptations in video game history. If you haven’t played it, maybe now’s a good time to start....
05:39, 06/18/2019

Nikkei dips as investors await Fed meeting Japan's Nikkei edged lower in choppy trade on Tuesday but most investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a U.S. central bank policy decision later in the week....
05:39, 06/18/2019

Parkland survivor says Harvard revoked his admission over racist remarks Kyle Kashuv, who became a pro-gun conservative activist, tweeted that decision was made over texts he made before the massacreA survivor of the Parkland school shooting says Harvard University has revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made o...
05:52, 06/18/2019

OJ Simpson’s Twitter debut sparks outrage and calls to action Simpson claims account, appearing after the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murder, will ‘set the record straight’OJ Simpson’s surprise Twitter debut, which came several days after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his...
05:52, 06/18/2019

Accidental cat filter appears on Pakistan official's briefing ‘Human error’ blamed for livestreamed briefing in which officials appeared as catsAs a veteran journalist Shaukat Yousafzai was used to press conferences. He had also served as regional health minister, representative of the ruling Tehreek-e-Insaf pa...
05:52, 06/18/2019

A Beached Whale Needs Somewhere to Rot. How About Your Place? So many gray whales have been washing up in Washington State this year that officials are short of places to put them, and are asking coastal landowners to volunteer. Some have said yes....
06:13, 06/18/2019

|EXPLAINER:Ifyouhave'tippersregret',canyoureallyaskforarefund? A local waitress made headlines when she received a R20 000 tip – and promptly lost it, when the patron's wife requested that it be returned. But what if the restaurant had said no? Fin24 found out....
06:13, 06/18/2019

Sports Illustrated Operating Rights Sold Authentic Brands and Maven are pursuing discussions with Meredith for it to continue to operate certain aspects of the Sports Illustrated business, but the deal isn’t contingent on reaching an agreement with Meredith....
06:26, 06/18/2019

It’s #BuyBlackWeek. Do You Know Where Your Dollars Are Going? Money is green, but when it comes to leveraging the power of our dollars to best benefit the community, many of us feel it best to buy black whenever possible. With that in mind, The Glow Up is here to remind you that it’s once again National Buy Bla...
07:13, 06/18/2019

Bill Cosby Called Himself 'America's Dad' and Black Twitter Determined That Was a Lie Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby might be a lot of things—an alleged serial rapist, “a sexually violent predator,” inmate number NN7687—but one title he can no longer claim is “America’s Dad.”...
07:13, 06/18/2019

Attorney: Officer who shot 3 in Costco was attacked first The off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco last week was attacked without warning as he held his toddler son, the policeman's attorney said Monday....
07:13, 06/18/2019

Nuclear changes, more troops heighten US-Iran tensions The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derided as the worst deal in history....
07:13, 06/18/2019

Why it's time to stop buying pedigree dogs As the Kennel Club warns the old English sheepdog faces extinction, consider rehoming if you are looking for a new best friend – whatever its ancestry‘What breed is she?” is one of the questions I’ve learned to avoid in the dog park, along with “Ooh,...
07:13, 06/18/2019

U.S. solar installation outlook brightens on falling costs: report The U.S. solar energy industry lifted its installation outlook for this year and beyond thanks to robust demand for large-scale projects by utilities buying the clean energy source for its low cost, according to a report published on Tuesday....
07:13, 06/18/2019

Debunking brain-health myths: How to really boost mental power “Mindfulness”? “Transcendental meditation”? For Rahul Jandial, a board-certified brain surgeon and neuroscientist, those are just terms for meditative breathing — wellness buzzwords created by people trying to make a buck. “There is so much nonsense ...
07:26, 06/18/2019

'If he ... sees me, he’s going to shoot me': Dallas photographer Tom Fox recounts his story of survival Photographer Tom Fox was mere feet away from a gunman who opened fire at a Dallas federal courthouse on Monday.        ...
07:26, 06/18/2019

Nintendo's Dr. Mario World coming to Android and iOS in July Nintendo's next mobile game is coming sooner than we expected. The Japanese company has just announced that Dr. Mario World will be making its debut on Android and iOS no later than July 10, and, more importantly, it will be free to play. Obviously, ...
07:52, 06/18/2019

Silver Alert issued for missing Peoria woman Peoria, Ariz.- The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Silver Alert for 72-year-old Mary Endreson. She was last seen leaving her apartment on foot at 9415 N. 99th Avenue in Peoria, Ariz. She is described as 5 feet 4 inches, white hair...
08:00, 06/18/2019

One person dead in shooting near midtown TUCSON – One person is dead after a shooting in central Tucson near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards Monday night. According to TPD, they responded to a shooting at 5210 E. Williams Circle. Details are limited at this time, stay with News 4 Tuc...
08:00, 06/18/2019

Experts weigh in on 2019 Wildfire season TUCSON-The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monday, Coronado National Forest put their fire risk at high. They have also deployed additional firefight...
08:00, 06/18/2019

Connecticut girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receives an IV for a rare autoimmune disorder, recognized the stress that can come in this environment for a kid and decided to create something that would make it less intimidating....
08:13, 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

Mobile sports betting not coming to New York anytime soon ALBANY — The odds just keep getting longer. Mobile sports betting is all but dead in New York, thanks to a stalemate among top Democrats in the state Assembly that is unlikely to be resolved before the legislative session ends, The Post has learned. ...
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

Air India To Start New Domestic, International Flights. Check Routes Here Air India flight: Air India will commence flights on the Mumbai-Patna-Amritsar and Mumbai-Nairobi routes from September 27. The announcement comes at a time when the suspension of flights by Jet......
08:52, 06/18/2019

Two Soldiers Die Of Injuries After Attack On Army Vehicle In Pulwama Two soldiers, who were injured on Monday when an army vehicle was targeted with an improvised explosive device in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on Monday, have died....
08:52, 06/18/2019

Exclusive: President Trump Calls Alleged Iranian Attack on Oil Tankers ‘Very Minor’ Facing twin challenges in the Persian Gulf, President Donald Trump said in an interview with TIME Monday that he might take military action to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, but cast doubt on going to war to protect international oil sup...
08:52, 06/18/2019

What to know about cardiorespiratory endurance Cardiorespiratory endurance provides an indication of a person's physical fitness and measures how well the heart, lungs, and muscles perform during physical activity. People can improve their cardiorespiratory endurance through regularly moderate to...
09:00, 06/18/2019

Olo signs leave for entire 82nd floor at One WTC Olo, digital driver behind ordering and delivery for more than 250 restaurant brands, is taking a bite out of One World Trade Center. The tech firm just signed a lease for 36,099 square feet on the tower’s entire 82nd floor, where the asking rent was...
09:00, 06/18/2019

|CourttoruleonEFFvsTrevorManueldefamationcaseappeal The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg is set rule on whether the EFF can appeal an earlier judgment that found the party guilty of making false claims against former finance minister....
09:00, 06/18/2019

Buy a castle and a Lordship: original ballroom and rose garden of Lancashire castle visited by Charlotte Brontë for sale The Jane Eyre author and art critic John Ruskin were among famous visitors to the property, nestled between the Lake District and the the Yorkshire Dales....
09:39, 06/18/2019

Mario Kart VR comes to Southern California Mario fans in Orange County are in luck. Mario Kart VR is in Irvine for the next stop in its US tour. The game launched on June 12th at VR Zone Portal Irvine, located at the K1 Speed entertainment center. Players will get the chance to hop inside a M...
09:52, 06/18/2019

Padres' Machado suspended one game after ejection San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount for "aggressively arguing and making contact with" an umpire Saturday, MLB announced Monday....
10:13, 06/18/2019

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desires to defect...
10:13, 06/18/2019

Changes will be made as Mets’ season and fight slip away ATLANTA — The Mets’ Now or Never Tour got off to a pathetic start. No surprise there. These Mets don’t deserve to be on the same field as the Braves. At this rate, there will be lots of changes in player personnel for these much-less-than-mediocre Me...
10:26, 06/18/2019

Pelicans’ new draft plan could allow Ja Morant to fall to Knicks The Pelicans could still have a hand in the Knicks’ future. Following the Anthony Davis trade with the Lakers, New Orleans holds the fourth pick in Thursday’s draft and is exploring all sorts of options. According to an NBA source, New Orleans has ex...
10:26, 06/18/2019

Brooks Koekpa remains golf’s force to be reckoned with PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Brooks Koepka didn’t win the U.S. Open on Sunday at Pebble Beach, and that’s OK. Koepka didn’t make history, by becoming the first player since Willie Anderson from 1903-05 to win America’s national championship three straight ...
10:26, 06/18/2019

Kyle Walker agrees Man City extension as Pep Guardiola pursues Joao Cancelo Kyle Walker has agreed a two-year extension to his Manchester City contract despite being convinced the Premier League champions will bring in top-class competition for him this summer....
10:39, 06/18/2019

Prince Will, Kate beam at Order of the Garter Famous faces arrive at St George's Chapel to attend the Most Noble Order of the Garter Ceremony at Windsor Castle on June 17, 2019.        ...
10:52, 06/18/2019

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East A 1,000 extra troops are to be deployed to counter what the US perceives as Iran's threatening behavior. The US also released images it says provide proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
10:52, 06/18/2019

Future smartphones could have anti-pickpocket technology If you've spent a huge sum of money on a phone, you don't want a cheeky thief to swipe it right out of your pocket, and phones in the future might have a handy feature that stops them doing just that – or, at least, makes it a lot ha...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Nubia Red Magic 3 debuts in India, starting at Rs 35,999 Nubia Red Magic 3 has been launched in India and joins the gaming phones market which already has players like Asus, Black Shark to name a few. The Red Magic 3 was unveiled last month in China and features top-of-the-line Snapdragon 855 chipset with ...
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

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020....
11:26, 06/18/2019

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake content online....
11:26, 06/18/2019

Conservative Radio Host Has Doubts About Trump. His Audience Doesn’t Want to Hear It. Michael Savage was one of the first radio hosts to endorse Mr. Trump. Now he thinks the president’s fans are too uncritical. But his listeners aren’t so sure....
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

Apple TV now offers a picture-in-picture mode in tvOS 13 beta 2 Picture-in-picture mode is coming to the Apple TV, the latest tvOS 13 beta has revealed. If you're got the early release software installed, you can watch a video in the corner of the screen while continuing to browse other apps and menus.For no...
11:39, 06/18/2019

Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Hassan Rouhani Iranian president speaks after US said it was sending 1,000 more troops to regionIran has declared it “will not wage war against any nation” after the US announced that a further 1,000 troops are to be sent to the Middle East amid rising tensions.The...
11:39, 06/18/2019

Eskilstuna: how a Swedish town became the world capital of recycling The city was dying. Then somebody had a great idea to save it – make it the greenest place on Earth‘People talk about Eskilstuna as the place where nothing new is invented,” says the shopping mall manager Anna Bergström. An hour’s train ride from Sto...
11:39, 06/18/2019

Why Hollywood can’t resist an evil rock mogul Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody positioned the manager as the villain – but were they really that bad?Since both Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman have cashed in at the box office in the past 12 months, audiences are about to find out just how many her...
11:39, 06/18/2019

Iranian president: Iran isn't seeking war against any nation Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country is not seeking to wage war against any nation while at the same time stressing that it will withstand mounting U.S. pressure and emerge victorious....
11:39, 06/18/2019

Summer Drinks: Brave The Heat With Drinks Made Of Jack Of All Fruits Kathhal Chefs and healthy eaters all around the world have been consistently trying hard to bring both health and taste together. And this time, they have come up with something astonishingly interesting....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Michel Platini detained over award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar Former Uefa president detained in ParisPlatini taken into custody as part of investigationThe banned former Uefa president and France football legend Michel Platini has been detained in connection with a criminal investigation into alleged corruption...
12:13, 06/18/2019

County cricket: Kent v Notts, Yorkshire v Warwickshire and more – live! Updates from the around the county groundsRoundup of Monday’s County Championship actionYou can email Graham here, tweet him here or get in touch BTLThe Spin: Listen to our latest World Cup podcast 11.02am BST Some early news from York, and it is go...
12:13, 06/18/2019

Fortnite 9.30 PATCH NOTES: Epic Games Update today adds Chug Splash Item and more Fortnite Update 9.30 Patch Notes are out today. Keep track of the all-new changes for Battle Royale on PS4, Xbox One and the rest of the platforms, here....
12:26, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Calibra cryptocurrency wallet launches in 2020 After months of rumors and speculation, Facebook is finally making its cryptocurrency efforts official. This is Calibra, a digital wallet that will use a new cryptocurrency called Libra. Calibra, which is now a subsidiary of Facebook, is designed to....
12:26, 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

Costner: 'Today's just one big melodrama' Kevin Costner reflects on why his rancher family saga show "Yellowstone" has resonated with viewers and been picked up for a second season. (June 18)        ...
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

Officials: No South Bend shooting body cam video St. Joseph County, Indiana Prosecutor Ken Cotter says there is no body cam video of the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in South Bend, the city where Democratic Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor. (June 18)  ...
12:26, 06/18/2019

Close to home: Anaheim Ducks promote Dallas Eakins to coach Dallas Eakins spent the past four years developing the Anaheim Ducks' top prospects in San Diego and preparing himself for another NHL coaching opportunity....
12:26, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
12:39, 06/18/2019

Triple Eight: Ford Supercars parity "slip-up" will be fixed by 2020 Triple Eight boss Roland Dane says he expects the parity "slip-up" with Ford's new Mustang to be corrected before the 2020 season, without Supercars resorting to costly wind tunnel testing...
12:52, 06/18/2019

Trump Tagged the Wrong ABC on Twitter, and Got a Koala in Response The Australian Broadcasting Corporation stirred national pride with its response after President Trump confused it with the ABC News based in New York....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Former UEFA chief Michel Platini questioned in Qatar World Cup probe Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Southeast Asia should ban foreign trash imports: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this week in Bangkok....
13:13, 06/18/2019

Lungi Ngidi Declared Fit Ahead Of New Zealand Encounter Lungi Ngidi's return will bolster South Africa's pace attack after veteran pacer Dale Steyn was ruled out of the tournament. With three points in five games, South Africa still have an outside chance......
13:13, 06/18/2019

Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ is missing one thing: monetary policy Facebook has outlined the economics of its new Libra cryptocurrency, revealing it will create a secondary token intended specifically to pay dividends to early backers. It’s called the Libra Investment Token, and it will only be available to members ...
13:13, 06/18/2019

Manchester City agree to meet Rodri’s €70m release clause "Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodri has asked to leave the club as Manchester City prepare a €70 million bid to meet his release clause, according to reports."...
13:26, 06/18/2019

Kuwait ruler to visit Iraq amid Gulf tensions: KUNA Kuwait's ruling emir will visit Iraq on Wednesday, state news agency KUNA reported, saying the trip comes amid escalating regional tensions after attacks on tankers near the Strait of Hormuz....
13:26, 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

Cyprus confident of tougher EU stance against Turkey in offshore gas dispute Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday he was confident the European Union would take a tougher stance toward Turkey in an escalating dispute over offshore oil and gas, which is also jeopardizing EU enlargement talks....
13:26, 06/18/2019

Qatar sends technical experts to Israel, eyeing new Gaza power line A Qatari technical delegation held talks in Israel and the Gaza Strip this week about helping pay for a proposed new power line between them, officials on both sides said on Tuesday, marking a potential expansion of Doha's aid efforts for Palestinian...
13:26, 06/18/2019

As Myanmar military takes critics to court, some want Suu Kyi to act As Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi arrived at a Yangon court recently to face charges of defaming Myanmar's military in Facebook posts, the ailing filmmaker was greeted by a crowd of activists dressed in blue, the color of prison uniforms....
13:26, 06/18/2019

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
13:39, 06/18/2019

Alexa Chung Is A “Diamond In The Ruffle” At London’s Chopard Party Alexa Chung accepted Chopard’s invitation to the metaphorical ribbon cutting of its revamped London flagship boutique, and used the evening as an opportunity to wear a red carpet-worthy confection by another designer...
13:39, 06/18/2019

Under the radar, underrated, or simply missed: 7 books from 2019’s first half that deserve more attention As we approach the longest day of the year later this week, one could certainly take advantage of the extra daylight and warm weather and spend some time outside. Drink a drink on a porch, take a boat out on a body of water, or even just go for a wal...
13:52, 06/18/2019

15 More Senior Tax Officials, Accused Of Corruption, Made To Retire The government today sent 15 senior tax officials facing probes in corruption cases to compulsory retirement, sending across a tough message to bureaucrats taking kickbacks for facilitating tax......
13:52, 06/18/2019

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said on Tuesday....
14:13, 06/18/2019

Yamaha launches two new soundbars with Alexa built in If you're in the market for a soundbar to add some oomph to your TV's audio output, Yamaha has two new models for your consideration: the YAS-109 and YAS-209.The headline feature is their integrated Alexa voice control, so you can use your ...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Pros and cons to using Android Auto on a 2019 Honda Passport The future of all autonomous driving will rely, at least in part, on your smartphone. There’s no question about it, because as humans, we already rely on our phones (sometimes to a degree that is quite frightening). We use them for everything,...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Google is about to replace SMS with something better Google has been talking for a long time about replacing simple SMS messaging with RCS (Rich Communications Services) to offer a more WhatsApp-like experience from your basic messaging app, and now, finally, it’s about to make the move. At leas...
14:13, 06/18/2019

The cheapest Google Pixel 3 deal on the market just got even cheaper...somehow Google Pixel 3 deals seem to be that gift that really can't stop giving. First Mobiles.co.uk chucked in a TechRadar exclusive code to lower the price (you're most welcome) and now they have yet again cut the cost down even further, making t...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Ex-chief scientist fears for UK climate plan if Boris Johnson is PM Prof David King says would-be PM oversaw ‘devastating’ cuts in efforts to tackle crisisProf David King, the former chief scientist, has expressed alarm at the prospect of Boris Johnson becoming prime minister because the Tory MP oversaw “devastating”...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Dramatic photo shows huskies walking on water in Greenland They say "a picture paints a thousand words" - and that was indeed the case when a Danish meteorologist tweeted a photograph of what appeared to be husky dogs walking on water in northwest Greenland....
14:26, 06/18/2019

Prisoners in China are still being used as organ donors, says inquiry Transplant organs are still being sourced from executed prisoners in China, according to an inquiry set up by a campaign group to investigate the issue...
14:26, 06/18/2019

Ex-UEFA President Michel Platini Detained in Qatar World Cup Probe Former high-ranking soccer administrator Michel Platini was detained in Paris following a corruption investigation into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup hosting rights to Qatar....
14:26, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader says she's committed to finishing her term and rejects calls for her to quit Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday she's committed to completing her term despite massive protests demanding that she resign....
14:52, 06/18/2019

Jimmy V Award recipient Rob Mendez: 'It's only the beginning' Born without arms and legs, Rob Mendez was determined to become a head football coach. Here, the 2019 recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance writes a letter to the game that changed his life and allowed him to inspire others....
15:00, 06/18/2019

Trump cries foul as Draghi stimulus pledge knocks euro The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has come under attack from Donald Trump after he pledged "additional stimulus" if the eurozone economy continues to flag....
15:13, 06/18/2019

Rumors said the Pixel 4 would finally have a better design than the iPhone 11 this year. It won’t. Google’s Pixel smartphone lineup got off to something of a rocky start when it debuted back in 2016. The idea was terrific: a premium smartphone line with gorgeous high-end hardware and pure Android software. The benefits were obvious, but the ...
15:13, 06/18/2019

The Jets Really Biffed It On Jacob Trouba Let’s stipulate that the Jets had to trade Jacob Trouba. The 25-year-old defenseman had made it quite clear that he had no intentions of signing an extension in Winnipeg, and the Jets had no intention of paying what it would cost to keep Trouba when ...
15:26, 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

VW explores move from longtime suburban Detroit office VW is exploring several options for its office north of Detroit. It could move elsewhere in the northern Detroit suburbs, it could develop a new office building, it could move within Auburn Hills, Mich., or it could stay put in its current location. ...
15:26, 06/18/2019

Florida parking lot shooter wants sheriff as defense witness TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a Florida man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space want to call the local sheriff as an expert witness. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Michael Drejka’s attorne...
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

The Latest: Facebook plans its own crypto currency NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency. (all times local): ___ 8:40 a.m. Facebook is unveiling plans to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services...
15:26, 06/18/2019

Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre extends contract DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre has extended his contract with the Bundesliga club by one year to 2021. Favre has already been in charge for one season and Dortmund chief executive officer Hans-Joachim Watzke says “...
15:26, 06/18/2019

Spain nets hashish worth $22 million from Mediterranean ship MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities say they have seized hashish with a street value of around 20 million euros ($22 million) from a merchant ship that allegedly was smuggling the drug from North Africa to the eastern Mediterranean. A Spanish governmen...
15:26, 06/18/2019

LEX 18 Traffic Tracker: Damaged Light Poles Close Portion Of Versailles Road LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The right lanes of Versailles Road between Mason Headley Road and Village Drive are blocked in both directions due to four damaged light poles. Avoid the area if possible. Crews have not said how long it will take to cl...
15:26, 06/18/2019

La Scala board agrees on new manager, ending uncertainty MILAN (AP) — Milan’s mayor says that the board of the La Scala opera house has agreed on a new general manager to succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira, whose five-year mandate expires in February. Mayor Giuseppe Sala declined to identify the cand...
15:26, 06/18/2019

Saudi security say 2 Italians injured in apparent attack DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says two Italians were wounded in the coastal city of Jiddah earlier this month in what appears to have been a premeditated attack targeting their cars. Interior Ministry spoke...
15:26, 06/18/2019

EU court forces Germany to rethink 'unfair' highway toll A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court ruled on Tuesday, forcing Berlin to rethink how to charge road users....
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

Mexico president floats idea of 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....
15:26, 06/18/2019

Merkel says recovered from shaking bout after drinking water German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was seen shaking when she met visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy earlier on Tuesday, said she had since drunk water and was feeling better....
15:26, 06/18/2019

Car warranty advice: manufacturer warranty cover and extended warranties explained Tips & advice 18 Jun, 2019 Buy a new car, and it'll come with a warranty. Here we explain what it covers and what it doesn't, and for how long...
15:26, 06/18/2019

Kellogg to take $35 million pretax restructuring charge Kellogg Co said on Tuesday it would take a pretax charge of about $35 million for restructuring its North American business following the sale of its popular Keebler brand and other assets....
15:39, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Minister calls on next PM to defend Britain's leading finance role Britain's next prime minister must make it their "overriding" priority to protect London's globally competitive position in finance after Brexit, financial services minister John Glen said on Tuesday....
15:39, 06/18/2019

NewtonX raises $12 million to help companies find expert consultants NewtonX, a New York startup developing search products that connect companies with subject matter experts, has raised $12 million in venture capital.Read More...
15:39, 06/18/2019

McLaren F1 team identifies cause of Norris's Canadian GP breakage The McLaren Formula 1 team has now confirmed that overheating brakes set in motion a chain of events that led to Lando Norris's unusual Canadian Grand Prix suspension breakage...
15:39, 06/18/2019

| Platini denies wrongdoing in Qatar World Cup case Banned ex-UEFA boss Michel Platini, questioned over alleged corruption in the award of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, has done "absolutely nothing" wrong...
15:39, 06/18/2019

NYC to become first city to directly fund abortions New York City could become the first city to set aside funds strictly for abortion, according to a councilmember who called the move a "beacon for the rest of the country."...
15:52, 06/18/2019

Deadly Costco shooting in California began when cop was knocked unconscious while holding son, lawyer says The off-duty Los Angeles cop who last week fatally shot a man with an intellectual disability at a Southern California Costco told investigators he was attacked without warning while holding his son and only acted in self-defense, his lawyer said Mon...
15:52, 06/18/2019

US sending troops to Mideast amid Gulf tensions over Iran The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons....
15:52, 06/18/2019

How London's homicide rate stacks up against major US cities A spate of violence in London sparked another vitriolic tweet from Donald Trump blaming mayor Sadiq Khan for the city's knife crime problem -- but is the British capital as dangerous as the US President suggested?...
16:00, 06/18/2019

34 Pakistani Migrants In Rajasthan Granted Indian Citizenship The Rajasthan government has granted Indian citizenship to 34 Pakistani migrants living in the state for more than a decade, a senior official said on Tuesday....
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

YouTuber buys town of Hell, Michigan, renames it ‘Gay Hell’ A musician bought the town of Hell, Michigan — and renamed it “Gay Hell,” according to a report. Elijah Daniel, who is also a popular YouTube user known for his crude humor on the social media site, reportedly said he renamed the to...
16:13, 06/18/2019

Mike Dunn: the funky freak still uniting rap and house A thwarted deal with P Diddy left the Chicago house star ‘in a real dismal place’. But by reconnecting with the propulsive hip-house genre that he pioneered, he’s bounced back brighter‘Well all right, you squares …” So begins Mike Dunn’s 1995 house c...
16:13, 06/18/2019

|WATCH:No-dealBrexitchillssendpoundtoafive-monthlowvseuro Signs that arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson may be a step closer to becoming Britain's next prime minister sent the pound tumbling to a five-month low versus the euro on Tuesday....
16:26, 06/18/2019

How US-built Abrams tanks could help Taiwan stop a Chinese ground attack The Trump administration’s plan to sell tanks, missiles and ground-launched air defenses to Taiwan embodies what might be called a strategic paradigm shift to empower the small island’s deterrence posture against an often-threatened Chinese invasion....
16:26, 06/18/2019

Jon Stewart slams Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victim fund on Stephen Colbert's show Jon Stewart lashed out at Sen. Mitch McConnell, saying that he was using the 9/11 community as a "political pawn."        ...
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

San Diego Padres pitcher says he was ejected after cheering on teammate A San Diego Padres pitcher who was ejected Saturday during a game against the Colorado Rockies said his dismissal might have been a misunderstanding....
16:39, 06/18/2019

Dominican Republic officials believe they have identified man who paid David Ortiz hitmen Dominican Republic authorities identified the man they believed paid hitmen to try and kill David Ortiz and that the mastermind was still at large and police were closing in on a motive behind the shooting....
16:39, 06/18/2019

This Is Not The Best Way To Try And Catch A Home-Run Ball Every baseball fan who buys tickets in the outfield dreams of exactly one thing: catching a home run ball hit by Seattle Mariners catcher Tom Murphy. With that goal so close to his grasp in the fifth inning of Monday night’s Royals-Mariners game, it’...
16:52, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader's apology is 'fake,' more protests are coming, foes say Leaders of a massive protest in Hong Kong rejected Chief Executive Carrie Lam's apology for a contentious extradition bill, demand her resignation.        ...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Man who shared video of New Zealand mosque shooting gets 21 months in prison Philip Arps earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which a gunman livestreamed as he opened fire on two New Zealand mosques.        ...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Trump would consider military force vs Iran to prevent nuclear weapon: Time interview U.S. President Donald Trump would consider using military force to prevent Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon but left open the question if it involved protecting oil supplies, he told Time magazine in an interview published on Tuesday....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former British colony was returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
17:26, 06/18/2019

Heathrow plans 12-mile 'green loop' around expanded airport for cyclists and pedestrians Heathrow bosses want to create a 12-mile "green loop" of cycleways, footpaths and wildlife "reserves" around the expanded airport to offset criticism that the third runway will eat up hundreds of acres of open land....
17:26, 06/18/2019

Nigel Farage's milkshake attacker told to pay him compensation A man who threw a milkshake over Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain's Brexit Party, has been ordered to pay him compensation to cover his suit-cleaning bill after pleading guilty to common assault and criminal damage....
17:39, 06/18/2019

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink their move to drop his plan to introduce a retirement system based on private savings accounts....
17:39, 06/18/2019

Why the high street still isn't doing enough for customers with disabilities After the failure to recruit a ‘disability champion’ for the fashion industry, activists argue that more should be done to earn the ‘purple pound’In December, on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Department for Work and Pensions (DW...
17:39, 06/18/2019

Boeing announces preliminary deal to sell 737 Max planes for first time since Ethiopian Airlines crash PARIS (AP) — Boeing announces preliminary deal to sell 737 Max planes for first time since Ethiopian Airlines crash....
17:39, 06/18/2019

Toronto police seek 4th person in Raptors rally shooting TORONTO (AP) — Police in Canada are looking for a fourth person and haven’t recovered the gun involved in a shooting at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors that left four people wounded and sent thousands fleeing less than a block from where t...
17:39, 06/18/2019

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

Swiss attorney general recused from FIFA investigation GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland’s federal criminal court says it recused attorney general Michael Lauber from overseeing a sweeping criminal investigation of FIFA officials. The federal court says it upheld requests by two claimants it did not identi...
17:39, 06/18/2019

Slain man’s brother frustrated by 23-year wait for justice POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Chris Parks has waited more than two decades for justice to be served for his brother. Marion Wilson Jr. and Robert Earl Butts Jr. were convicted of murder and sentenced to death in the March 1996 killing of 24-year-old Don...
17:39, 06/18/2019

FBI: ‘No foul play’ involved in Kentucky national park death PARK CITY, Ky. (AP) — FBI officials say they think no foul play was involved in the death of a woman found in Mammoth Cave National Park. News outlets report the body of 23-year-old Mariah Amber Decru was discovered in a cemetery on park grounds in M...
17:39, 06/18/2019

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politicians and legislators have quickly sought to target th...
17:52, 06/18/2019

How to get started with mind mapping apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. List making and note taking have been digitized to help us keep track of shopping lists, to-do lists, and quick ...
17:52, 06/18/2019

XXXTentacion's Friend C Glizzy, 16, Shot in the Head 1 Year After Rapper's Tragic Death XXXTentacion's friend and rapper C Glizzy is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the head. The tragic event comes exactly one year after the rising star was fatally gunned down......
17:52, 06/18/2019

James Corden and Michelle Obama Face Off in Epic Celebrity Dodgeball Game Are you ready for some dodgeball? Michelle Obama and James Corden showed off their patriotic pride and faced off in an epic dodgeball tournament on Monday's episode of The Late Late......
17:52, 06/18/2019

The dollar has never been so popular The US dollar's share of global reserves is falling, while the euro and Chinese yuan are becoming more popular. Is the dollar's reign coming to an end?...
17:52, 06/18/2019

Army paratrooper dies in Alaska vehicle rollover in latest deadly accident An Army paratrooper was killed in Alaska after his vehicle rolled over Friday, the latest in a series of accidents that has killed or injured more than 50 troops and cadets since April....
18:00, 06/18/2019

Serpentine art CEO quits amid criticism of spyware firm link The chief executive of London’s Serpentine Galleries has quit amid what she calls “toxic personal attacks” over her husband’s involvement in an Israeli spyware firm...
18:13, 06/18/2019

PM Modi Meets Key Secretaries To Finalise 100-Day Agenda: Report The meeting is also expected to clear a 5-year vision for government with view to achieve $5-trillion economy goal in the shortest possible time-frame...
18:13, 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

Barrick Gold gets more time to make firm offer for Acacia Gold miner Acacia Mining Plc said on Tuesday that it agreed to extend the deadline for Canadian miner Barrick Gold Corp to make a firm offer for the company....
18:26, 06/18/2019

Shoppers slam fashion retailer over cheap bikini: 'Disgusting, questionable ethics' Shoppers are upset with fashion retailer Missguided over their £1 ($1.25) bikini promotion, which many have called unethical and bad for the environment....
18:26, 06/18/2019

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings....
18:39, 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

Power couple who sold DC home to Obamas buys $9M Brooklyn townhouse Political power couple Joe Lockhart and Giovanna Gray Lockhart have presidential taste when it comes to homes. After selling their Washington, DC, home to the Obamas for $8.1 million in 2017 — the couple had previously rented it to the ex-White...
18:39, 06/18/2019

LaVar Ball makes tasteless remark to ESPN's Molly Qerim LaVar Ball went on ESPN’s First Take on Monday to discuss the trade that sent his son, Lonzo Ball, from the Lakers to the New Orleans Pelicans.       ...
18:39, 06/18/2019

Twitch sues hijackers who streamed porn and violent videos Twitch had a tough time getting troll streamers in control after they hijacked an unused category for Valve's Artifact. The hijackers livestreamed porn, pirated Game of Thrones episodes, other copyrighted material, violent videos and, perhaps mo...
18:39, 06/18/2019

Pete Buttigieg Leaves Campaign Trail After Police Killing of Black Man in South Bend “I know that whenever an incident like this happens, there is tremendous hurt that can come about,” said Mr. Buttigieg, the mayor, as he returned to the city....
18:52, 06/18/2019

Police: Man faked heart attack while accomplice robbed store MALDEN, Mass. (AP) — Police say a man faked a heart attack in a Massachusetts convenience store while his accomplice hopped over the counter to steal money from the register. Malden police on Facebook say they responded to the store Sunday afternoon ...
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

Mother of burned student told daughter he looked like ‘Frankenstein’ The mother of the Beacon High School student severely burned in a botched chemistry experiment testified that her son looked like “a monster” — as he emerged in public for the very first time Tuesday. A grim-faced Alonzo Yanes, wear...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Nxivm leader’s lawyer says ‘disgusting lifestyles’ aren’t criminal The lawyer for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere acknowledged on Tuesday the mountain of “repulsive, disgusting and offensive” evidence against his client — but said none of it was tantamount to criminal activity. “We don&...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Police defend arrest of 12-year-old boy in western Michigan Police in western Michigan are defending their actions in the arrest of a 12-year-old black boy following online criticism about the officers' response....
19:13, 06/18/2019

ECB hints at more stimulus as global economy outlook dims If eurozone inflation stays low, the European Central Bank (ECB) could cut interest rates even further and take other steps to boost it, ECB chief Mario Draghi said. The remark prompted accusations from Donald Trump....
19:13, 06/18/2019

Expensive spectrum puts European 5G at risk The UK’s infamous auction of 3G spectrum in 2000 had lasting ramifications for the mobile industry. Intense competition between BT Cellnet, One2One, Orange, Three, and Vodafone resulted in an astonishing £22 billion spent on licences for ...
19:13, 06/18/2019

Echo Show 5 vs Echo Spot: which Amazon smart display comes out on top? Smart home enthusiasts are in thrall to Amazon. With the humble Amazon Echo having found its way into millions of homes worldwide, and expanded into a number of distinct models, it’s no surprise that the latest Echo to land from the retail gia...
19:13, 06/18/2019

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping agree to extended meeting at G20 next week U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping will meet for an extended period at an economic summit in Japan next week, officials said Tuesday amid an ongoing trade conflict....
19:26, 06/18/2019

Shocking truth: Top tech execs don't trust the government to help in the event of a cyberattack In a CNBC survey of top technology executives, a majority of those who responded said they doubted the U.S. government would be able to help them in the event of a cyberattack....
19:26, 06/18/2019

Since 2009 this is how Dow, S&P have trended in second half of June. Now the Fed decision looms Since 2009 the Dow and S&P 500 have struggled in the second half of June. This time around, a major Federal Reserve decision on interest rates looms....
19:26, 06/18/2019

Why Facebook Chose Stablecoins as Its Path to Crypto When Facebook Inc. developed Libra, its planned digital currency, it decided to focus on one version of the crypto world known as stablecoins. They’re not the biggest or best-known players in the field pioneered by Bitcoin. But to the broad range of ...
19:26, 06/18/2019

Euronext wheat eases on pause in U.S. weather-led rally Euronext wheat futures were lower on Tuesday as a recent weather-fueled rally in Chicago stalled and harvest prospects in Europe remained broadly favorable....
19:39, 06/18/2019

US preschoolers getting less obese, study finds Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a U.S. study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren't a fluke....
19:39, 06/18/2019

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for the Senate to consider the amendments come amid bipa...
19:39, 06/18/2019

Toddler nearly impaled by flying umbrella at South Carolina beach A day at the beach for a North Carolina family nearly turned into tragedy when their toddler was almost impaled by a beach umbrella that was launched in the air by a gust of wind. ...
19:39, 06/18/2019

Sophie Turner is down to star in the Boy George biopic, and who among us doesn't want that? Following the success of Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman, Hollywood is stocking up on ’80s-centric musician biopics. The next one on the docket is a biopic about Culture Club frontman and British pop icon Boy George from Sacha Gervasi, director of My...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Ask The Salty Waitress: My friend insists on asking servers about their “favorites” Dear Salty, I have a friend who insists you should ask your server for recommendations whenever you go out to eat, which he does *every* time. He says it’s a way to tell the quality of a restaurant—if a server doesn’t have a favorite meal or two, he ...
19:52, 06/18/2019

'80s nostalgia reaches logical conclusion with this Strangers Things/New Coke ad Stranger Things, set to return for a third season in just a few weeks, has never met something from the 1980s it doesn’t like. There’s no proof of this more convincing than its latest promotional spot: a tie-in with Coca-Cola that, as we first braced...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Fed meets as renewed pressure on Powell comes from Trump Lawyers at the White House earlier this year explored the legality of stripping Jerome Powell of his Federal Reserve chairmanship, demoting him to be just one of as many as seven governors of the U.S. central bank, according to a report from Bloomber...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded 737 MAX jet Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX aircraft that have been grounded since March after two deadly crashes....
19:52, 06/18/2019

How to avoid becoming the victim of a ‘sextortion’ scheme Sexual extortion is thriving in the digital age. Electronic blackmail complaints spiked 242 percent last year, with 51,146 incidents — most of them sexual, The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaints Center reported. “The majority of complaints r...
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

New York bartenders claim Long Island Iced Tea contest was ‘rigged’ New York bartenders are reportedly calling for an investigation after the state lost to Tennessee in a Long Island Iced Tea contest earlier this month....
19:52, 06/18/2019

Snail-inspired reversible superglue can hold weight of a human Scientists have demonstrated how the super strong product can hold the weight of an average male with only two postage stamp-sized squares of the substance....
19:52, 06/18/2019

Stunning photo shows dogs ‘walking on water’ amid Greenland ice crisis Danish meteorologist Steffen Olsen and his band of sled dogs are walking on thin ice — across a frozen sea that has become flooded with melted glacial waters. Olsen was trekking through northwest Greenland last week to recover tools used by sci...
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

4 Rabindra Bharati University Heads Quit Over Alleged ''Racist'' Remarks Four departmental heads of the Rabindra Bharati University have put in their papers over alleged racist remarks made against them by members of the Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad (TMCP),......
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

Should You Apply for Jobs You Don't Want? Reddit user MrNumber28 asked, “Some days I wonder if I would get paid more working for a different company. I am happy at my job with the work I do, but would obviously love to be paid more. Is it wrong/is there any reason why I shouldn’t shop myself...
20:00, 06/18/2019

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20:00, 06/18/2019

PowerPoint gains an AI-powered presenter coach and beefed-up design suggestions Microsoft's new PowerPoint Designer features aim to boost productivity, align employees with brand style, and provide real-time public speaking suggestions.Read More...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Lumber Prices Climb on Cutbacks at Canadian Saw Mills Lumber prices continued their sharp climb in June after North America’s largest producer said it would close one mill in British Columbia and eliminate a shift at another....
20:13, 06/18/2019

Overwatch's advanced replay system goes live for everyone The latest Overwatch patch is rolling out on PC, PS4 and Xbox One, and once it's installed, you'll have access to the new replay system. You'll be able to re-watch your ten most recent matches from any game type, except for the tutoria...
20:13, 06/18/2019

Why does the Queen wear blue so often? Why does she always wear bright colours? THE Queen looks amazing in a blue dress coat at the Royal Ascot – but why does she wear the colour so often? Why does she always wear bright colours?...
20:13, 06/18/2019

First flight for Boeing 777X delayed due to engine problem The longest passenger jetliner in the world made its debut this spring -- but we won't see the Boeing 777X take to the skies until the end of the year....
20:13, 06/18/2019

Fury over US military using Galapagos airstrip Plans to allow the US military to use the San Cristobal airstrip could threaten the environment of the World Heritage Site and compromise Ecuador's sovereignty, critics say....
20:13, 06/18/2019

CRT defibrillator may help more heart failure patients For patients with heart abnormalities that can't be fixed with a normal defibrillator, a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator may help with the problem....
20:13, 06/18/2019

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people in the country illegally. In a late-night tweet Monday, Trump says U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin the removal process next week. He tells his Tw...
20:26, 06/18/2019

Tucson police investigating fatal pedestrian collision Google Maps TUCSON – A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle late Monday night. Tucson Police Department say the pedestrian was struck near Speedway Boulevard and Main Avenue at about 11 p.m. The driver is cooperating with the investigation, po...
20:26, 06/18/2019

Neo-Nazi teen who threatened Prince Harry jailed for online 'terrorist' posts Two teens have been sentenced to prison for neo-Nazi posts including one that threatened to assassinate Prince Harry and deemed him a "race traitor."        ...
20:26, 06/18/2019

Seals consciously reduce blood flow to their blubber before diving The dive reflex, in which blood flow to the skin is reduced, was once thought to be an entirely automatic response – but seals have worked out how to control it...
20:26, 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

Blues’ Zach Sanford throws up during Stanley Cup parade Zach Sanford made the Blues’ victory parade on Saturday one St. Louis will never forget. While celebrating his team’s first-ever Stanley Cup championship, the 24-year-old forward was filmed throwing up in the car he was riding in. From th...
20:39, 06/18/2019

Dominican Republic Officials Identify Man Who Allegedly Paid For Hit On David Ortiz Prosecutors in the Dominican Republic identified several new suspects yesterday in the David Ortiz shooting case, including the man they say planned to pay the hitmen who shot Ortiz at the Dial Bar and Lounge on June 9. Court documents obtained by th...
20:39, 06/18/2019

I Spent a Week Interrogating My Dislike of Pete Buttigieg and These Are My Findings It was the Vogue profile of Pete Buttigieg that did me in. Early on, when the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, first announced the formation of an exploratory committee and then formally tossed his hat in the ring for the presidential nomina...
20:39, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam’s puzzling apology: Did Beijing blink? And, if so, why? On Sunday, another massive protest in Hong Kong rallied against chief executive Carrie Lam, demanding her to withdraw a controversial extradition bill and step down. Neither of those demands were met......
20:52, 06/18/2019

Would you be willing to fly on a pilotless jet? Airbus bets the answer is yes – eventually An Airbus executive says it already has the technology for pilotless passenger planes but needs to win over the traveling public and regulators.       ...
20:52, 06/18/2019

Video: Why the Mercedes CLRs kept taking off at Le Mans 1999 Twenty years ago, Mercedes had to withdraw from the Le Mans 24 Hours after its CLR flipped into the air no fewer than three times during the race week...
21:00, 06/18/2019

UN health agency steps up fight against ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance As resistance to antibiotics grows, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the latest stage of its campaign to fight this deadly health risk – likened by the agency to an “invisible pandemic”– with the launch of a new online tool for health...
21:13, 06/18/2019

Millennials need to save up to move out of their parent's home If you want to move out of Mom and Dad’s about $10K needed for good financial cushion. Veuer’s Elitsa Bizios reports.       ...
21:13, 06/18/2019

Stocks climb as Trump tweets about plans for 'extended meeting' with Chinese president Stocks climbed close to an all-time record amid Trump's plans for an 'extended meeting' with Chinese President Xi. and talk of rate cuts in Europe       ...
21:13, 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

Drowning in debt: What to do if you can't afford your monthly bills Whether you're a little short this month of seriously behind on payments, act quickly to minimize the damage of having debt you can't afford.       ...
21:13, 06/18/2019

Boeing lands $6.3B order for 787 Dreamliner planes as 737 Max remains grounded Boeing has landed an order for 20 planes, handing it a much-needed win as it remains embroiled in a crisis over the grounding of its 737 Max.       ...
21:13, 06/18/2019

The Most Comfortable Gaming Headset I’ve Ever Worn Audio-Technica’s ATH-ADG1X open-air gaming headset has a lot going for it. It’s designed and built by one of the most respected brands in audio. It’s got big 53 mm drivers that create a lovely, large soundstage. It’s even got a decent microphone for ...
21:26, 06/18/2019

Fortnite Competition Hosts Help Deaf Teen Player Feel Welcome During last weekend’s Fortnite Summer Block Party, 13-year-old Deaf streamer Soleil “Ewok” Wheeler played in the event’s Celebrity Pro-Am and met some of her favorite streamers. While it was cool to see a young player have an awesome time, it was eve...
21:26, 06/18/2019

Shark Role-Playing Game Maneater Is Like Grand Theft Auto, Of All Things “Picture Grand Theft Auto, but as a shark,” game designer Bill Munk said near the end of a demonstration of Maneater at E3 in Los Angeles last week....
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

Deputy in clash with Ujiri claims concussion An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship said his client suffered a concussion and is on medical leave....
21:26, 06/18/2019

Father of Sandy Hook massacre victim wins defamation lawsuit Lenny Pozner, whose six-year-old son was killed in the shooting, sued authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happenedThe father of a victim of the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a ...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Geraint Thomas taken to hospital after heavy crash at Tour de Suisse • Welsh rider falls 27 kilometres from finish • Team Ineos confirm Thomas has abandoned raceGeraint Thomas, the reigning Tour de France champion, has been taken to hospital after he abandoned the Tour de Suisse following a heavy crash during stage f...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Murder, rape and claims of contamination at a Tanzanian goldmine Police and guards at North Mara have been accused of killing dozens – possibly hundreds – of localsWhen safari tourists drive to the Serengeti national park in Tanzania, few realise they are passing one of the world’s most contentious goldmines.From ...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Angela Merkel blames dehydration for shakes German chancellor started to shake in hot Berlin sun while welcoming Ukraine presidentAngela Merkel has blamed dehydration after she started to visibly shake in the hot Berlin sun while welcoming the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, to the G...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Shanahan Steps Down At Pentagon To Avoid ‘Painful’ Family Scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate, citing a “painful” family situation that would hurt his children and reopen “wo...
21:39, 06/18/2019

White Sox bring up C Collins from Triple-A Charlotte CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have brought up catching prospect Zack Collins from Triple-A Charlotte and placed Welington Castillo on the 10-day injured list with a strained left oblique. The White Sox also reinstated Jace Fry from the IL befo...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 2:13PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for * Portions of east central Kentucky, northeast Kentucky, south central Kentucky, and southeast Kentucky, including the following areas, in east central Kentucky, Bath, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Menifee, Mont...
21:39, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Man convicted of killing sheriff’s deputy PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the deputy killing trial (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A Maine man accused of placing a gun to the neck of a sheriff’s deputy and pulling the trigger has been convicted of murder. Both sides agree that defend...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will face new elections just as its nascent oil industry appears set to transform the economy....
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

Argentina's Massa in line for key Congress role on Fernandez presidential ticket Argentine politician Sergio Massa, who recently pledged his support to the main opposition challengers to President Mauricio Macri, is in line to play a key role in the country's Congress if his new allies win national elections later this year....
21:39, 06/18/2019

EU delays decision on membership talks with Albania, North Macedonia European Union governments failed on Tuesday to make good on a promise to open membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania, which face further delays to their hopes of joining the bloc due to resistance from northern Europe....
21:39, 06/18/2019

Man catfished an Alaska teen and convinced her to kill for $9M, police say Police said an Indiana man posed as a millionaire online, established a relationship with a teen in Alaska and convinced the girl to kill her friend.        ...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Amazing photo shows dogs 'sledding on water' amid Greenland ice melt This stunning photo – taken by scientists on the melting Greenland ice sheet last week – shows how unusually warm it's been in the Arctic.        ...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Michel Platini's legal team says he is innocent of all charges Michel Platini's legal team said on Tuesday he was innocent of all charges, after the former head of UEFA was detained for questioning over the Qatar 2022 World Cup....
21:52, 06/18/2019

Could electric planes be the answer to a greener future? The battle to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is gaining momentum – with pressure on businesses to play their part coming from both shareholders and customers alike....
21:52, 06/18/2019

New twist in Sebastian Telfair case helps him dodge sentencing Former NBA star Sebastian Telfair dodged sentencing in his gun-possession case on Tuesday, as his lawyer claimed there is new evidence that exonerates him. Attorney Richard Southard said new enhanced video of the one-time Sports Illustrated cover boy...
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

Man who allegedly paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
22:26, 06/18/2019

Best Buy now sells smart gym equipment for the home The electronics retailer has started selling workout equipment, including indoor cycling bikes, compression recovery systems and connected treadmills.       ...
22:26, 06/18/2019

NASA's new 'green' satellite fuel is so safe, you can FedEx it The first-ever test of the 'green' fuel is set to launch on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket on June 24th. It's a partnership between NASA, Ball Aerospace, Aerojet Rocketdyne and the Air Force Research Laboratory.  &...
22:26, 06/18/2019

$500,000 for a computer? How much did a computer cost the year you were born? Once wildly expensive and inaccessible but to the very rich, computers today are one of the most ubiquitous technologies worldwide.       ...
22:26, 06/18/2019

Ars on your lunch break: The fate we might be making for ourselves Enlarge / Suck it, Skynet. Today we’re presenting the second installment of my conversation with Naval Ravikant about existential risks. Naval is one of tech’s most successful angel investors and the founder of multiple startups—including seed-sta...
22:26, 06/18/2019

Motorola One Pro renders appear showing off a quad-camera setup, in-display fingerprint scanner Last month, the Motorola One Vision was released, a budget phone with some decent specs. Running on the Android One platform, the phone is equipped with a near stock Android build. It also will get three years of security updates and two years of And...
22:39, 06/18/2019

High-quality LG Stylo 5 render hints at imminent release Purported LG Stylo 5 renderLG hasn't been able to find much success with its crowded and confusing high-end smartphone portfolio in recent years, but members of one mid-range family appear to be doing quite well with bargain hunters excited about the...
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

The best albums of 2019 so far, from Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish and more Vampire Weekend, Carly Rae Jepsen and Tyler, the Creator returned with some of their best music yet in 2019's first half.        ...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Younger generation driving environmentally-friendly changes: study The younger generation is driving the change for “eco-households,” according to new research. While parents have a duty to educate their children on respecting the Earth, results found 76 percent of parents actually feel their child is the one advoca...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Going to the hospital can be overwhelming for anyone. Between all of the machines, needles and being in an unfamiliar environment, it can be a scary experience — especially for a child. Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receiv...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Watch: Massive goldfish found in river after apparent flushing A New York state nonprofit is pleading with the public not to flush their unwanted pets after a 14-inch goldfish was found near a wastewater treatment plant....
23:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator considers boosting investor options to private offerings The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is considering boosting the number of options in private stock sales by broadening access to more potential investors and revamping the capital-raising process of private companies....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Watch live: Trump kicks off re-election campaign in Florida Thousands of people turned out to cheer on President Donald Trump before his planned evening campaign speech in Orlando, although rain drove some of the crowd away temporarily midafternoon....
23:00, 06/18/2019

MSNBC contributor makes shocking claim that Kyle Kashuv's online posts are similar to those of a mass shooter MSNBC contributor David Jolly suggested on Tuesday that the social media messages written by Parkland student Kyle Kushev sounded like ones of a mass shooter and he "deserves a closer look" as to whether the pro-Second Amendment advocate should be ab...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Mariska Hargitay hasn't spoken to Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein since her resignation Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein said she inspired "Law & Order: SVU," but she hasn't spoken to Mariska Hargitay since resigning from the star's charity board....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Wells Fargo parent is dismissed from lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for variable-rate......
23:13, 06/18/2019

Revolt RV 400 AI-Based Electric Motorcycle Launched in India Revolt Motors has unveiled its first electric bike, the RV 400, in India. The Revolt RV 400 claims to be India's first AI-enabled bike and comes with a number of smart features....
23:13, 06/18/2019

The Most Popular Kids' Video Site in the World Isn't for Kids Children who do watch YouTube Kids tend to shift over to YouTube's main site before they hit 13, according to multiple people at YouTube familiar with the internal data....
23:13, 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

Diamondbacks vs. Rockies: Colorado’s pitching will be it’s undoing The Arizona Diamondbacks enter their series with the Colorado Rockies as the second-best team in the National League over their past 11 games, going 8-3 in that stretch. The Rockies are coming off a four-game series against the San Diego Padres in wh...
23:26, 06/18/2019

Feliciano López named in Wimbledon doubles match-fixing allegation • Feliciano and Marc López deny claim made in Spanish media• Spaniard due to play with Andy Murray in doubles this weekFeliciano López, due to play doubles with Andy Murray in his comeback here at Queen’s this week, was consulting his lawyers on Tues...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Use Your Baby Bathtub as a Baby Pool Many of the best parenting hacks originate in Lifehacker’s Offspring Facebook parenting group, usually with a member asking, “Would it be weird if ... ?” That’s how we came to recommend you buy your toddler a dog bed and use your kid’s artwork as gre...
23:39, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Lawyer says Costco victim mentally ill, off meds LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal police-involved shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Corona (all times local): 2 p.m. A lawyer for the family of a man fatally shot by an off-duty police officer in a Southern California Costco sa...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Police: Video shows suspect in bus shooting was not gunman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have released from custody a man suspected of shooting three passengers on a city bus after determining he wasn’t the gunman. Officers had taken the 35-year-old man into custody after witnesses said he was possibly...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Shark attack survivor gets message from Robert Downey Jr. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina teenager who lost a leg in a shark attack this month got a personal message from the actor who plays “Iron Man” in Marvel’s superhero movies. Robert Downey Jr. uploaded a video addressed to 17-y...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Thief cuts sleeping man’s pockets, robs him on Brooklyn subway The footage released by authorities late Monday shows the 28-year-old victim fast asleep aboard a northbound L train around 2:15 a.m. Sunday, cops said....
23:39, 06/18/2019

Missing marathon swimmer’s body recovered from Hudson River The body of the marathon swimmer who disappeared during a 120-mile race in the Hudson River last week was found Tuesday, police said. Dr. Charles Van Der Horst’s body — still wearing a swimming cap and swimming trunks — was discovered around 9:...
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

Why Facebook Is Minting a Coin and How You Can Use It Facebook Inc. -- along with 27 partners -- is wading into the world of cryptocurrencies with Libra, a digital token that’s projected to be used in everything from commerce to money transfers. Here are the details:...
23:52, 06/18/2019

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at least for now....
23:52, 06/18/2019

Focals by North Review: The future is (almost) here The concept of an IRL heads-up display has been a part of science fiction since basically the beginning. Big players have tried their hand at it with less than stellar results — most notably Google with Glass, and more recently Intel’s Vaunt. B...
23:52, 06/18/2019

Frightened Rabbit to release The Midnight Organ Fight covers LP featuring Julien Baker, Craig Finn In May, Frightened Rabbit’s remaining members shared a recording of a 2018 tribute concert for its late frontman Scott Hutchison, who took his own life a little more than a year ago. The performance saw artists like Julien Baker, Craig Finn, and The ...
23:52, 06/18/2019