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There is a lot of misinformation about SA's amended expatriate tax law and the process of financial emigration, says a specialist at Tax Consulting SA....

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Here’s Your Chance to Own Your Own Battleship—Sort Of Most people can only dream of owning their own battleship, but thanks to eBay (of course!) you can now be the proud owner of three battleships—and a light cruiser to boot. The catch: All four ships are underwater and technically shipwrecks. The ships...
03:00, 06/21/2019

‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ is out now on iOS and Android devices Harry Potter fans don’t have to wait much longer for Niantic’s much-anticipated follow up to its super-popular AR mobile game Pokemon Go. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is set for release tomorrow, on June 21. However, US gamers are in luck ...
03:13, 06/21/2019

Trump EPA chief accuses California of bad faith in broken fuel efficiency talks Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler accused California’s top air pollution regulator Mary Nichols on Thursday of being "unwilling to be a good faith negotiator" over fuel efficiency standards that the Trump administration wan...
03:13, 06/21/2019

Tory MP under fire as footage shows him holding activist by back of neck as he removes her from speech A Tory MP has come under fire after video footage showed him physically removing a climate change activist from a high-profile dinner at Mansion House....
03:26, 06/21/2019

Obesity rate falling among US preschoolers, study shows CHICAGO — Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a US study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren’t a fluke. Obesity rates dropped steadily to about 14 percent in 2016 — the l...
03:39, 06/21/2019

This Indian City Is Running Out of Water, Impacting 4.6 Million People Chennai, the sixth-largest city in India is running out of water for its nearly 4.6 million residents as four of the city’s reservoirs are nearly dry due to a heat wave and drought. Many people are reported to have been waiting hours in line fo...
03:39, 06/21/2019

Suit accuses Scientology church, leader of abuse, trafficking A California lawsuit has accused the controversial Church of Scientology International and its leader of engaging in child abuse, human trafficking and retaliatory activities against former members....
03:52, 06/21/2019

2 dead, 2 injured in fiery accident on Wisconsin interstate At least two people died and two others were seriously injured in a fiery accident involving multiple vehicles on a Wisconsin freeway, authorities said....
03:52, 06/21/2019

Deaths in Dominican Republic could be ‘mysterious.’ But so far, all signs point to ‘normal.’ For weeks, headlines have chronicled the horrifying stories of Americans who have fallen ill or died on this Caribbean island. But is there really a suspicious trend?...
03:52, 06/21/2019

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional foreign policy leader says....
03:52, 06/21/2019

Auto Chess Took Over My Life In A Single Afternoon I had plans, darn it. Grand plans. I was going to go outside, probably. I might have picked a flower. Maybe it would’ve slipped from between my fingers, only for me to bend down and find three stray kittens, who I’d have ultimately adopted and come t...
03:52, 06/21/2019

Spencer Pratt Reveals His Hills "Hit List," Teases "Crazy" Cast Drama "No one was safe." Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag are dishing all about the drama to come on The Hills: New Beginnings. The couple, who started dating on the second season of The......
03:52, 06/21/2019

Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren talk decriminalizing prostitution WASHINGTON – The two progressive presidential candidates backing Queens District Attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán are also backing her on one of her signature issues. Cabán wants to decriminalize sex work, arguing that the current laws go after...
03:52, 06/21/2019

Man with tattoo reminder to ‘KILL’ rabbi admits to setting fire The firebug charged with torching a Brooklyn rabbi’s house as part of a long-held grudge freely admitted to The Post that he sparked the blaze to kill the man — but insisted he was just being a protective dad. “That was why I set the fire … All...
03:52, 06/21/2019

Proposed law would deny ex-cons taxpayer dollars to run for office Saying it doesn’t want to see another disgraced pol like Hiram Monserrate score big bucks off taxpayers while running for office, the city’s Campaign Finance Board is backing legislation that would prohibit candidates convicted of public corruption f...
03:52, 06/21/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s former sex den has been condemned The seedy lair of convicted sex cult leader Keith Raniere hasn’t just been seized by the government — it’s also been condemned. While Raniere once used the so-called “Executive Library” at 8 Hale Drive in upstate Halfmoo...
03:52, 06/21/2019

NBA Draft 2019: New Orleans Pelicans pick Zion Williamson first overall The New Orleans Pelicans drafted Zion Williamson with the first pick of the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday, anointing him as the new face of the franchise to replace the departing Anthony Davis....
04:00, 06/21/2019

Apple voluntarily recalling batteries on MacBook Pro notebooks due to safety risk. What to do Apple announced a voluntary recall of certain 15-inch MacBook Pro mostly sold between between September 2015 and February 2017. Batteries may overheat.       ...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Naomi Wolf promotes new book despite delay in release NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Wolf says she has no hard feelings about the BBC interviewer who pointed out errors in her new book, “Outrages,” which has been delayed for release in the U.S. over her objections. Wolf spoke Thursday night at the St...
04:39, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Teen ump addresses fist fight at baseball game LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on an adult brawl at a youth baseball game in suburban Denver (all times local): 7:20 p.m. A 13-year-old umpire says his warning against both sides for using foul language prompted a fist fight between adults at a yo...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Wiz make Hachimura 1st Japanese player ever in NBA 1st Rd WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards have made forward Rui Hachimura from Gonzaga the first Japanese player ever taken in the first round of the NBA draft, picking him ninth overall Thursday night. The 6-foot-8, 235-pound junior averaged 19.7 poi...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Knicks select Duke swingman RJ Barrett with No. 3 pick NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks selected Duke freshman swingman RJ Barrett with the third pick in the NBA draft Thursday night. Barrett led the Atlantic Coast Conference in scoring at 22.8 points per game despite somewhat being overshadowed by fl...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Walmart to Pay $282 Million to Settle Claims of Corrupt Payments Abroad Walmart has agreed to pay about $282 million to settle both criminal and civil claims related to payments made by outside consultants in Brazil, China, India and Mexico....
04:39, 06/21/2019

UN Jamal Khashoggi Report Piles Pressure On Saudi Crown Prince Saudi Arabia has sought to move on from the scandal triggered by journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, but a UN expert's report implicating its crown prince has heaped global pressure back on the......
04:39, 06/21/2019

Prince William And Harry To Split Charities Following Reports Of "Rift" Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate are to split their charitable works from his brother Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Kensington Palace announced Thursday....
04:39, 06/21/2019

Fossil fuels produce less than half of UK electricity for first time National Grid is able to confidently predict the 2019 record just six months into the yearZero-carbon energy sources are poised to overtake fossil fuels as the UK’s largest electricity source over a full calendar year.This year will be the first that...
04:39, 06/21/2019

‘Moulin Rouge!’ has all the elements of a Broadway hit Sad news that “The Prom,” an original and delightful show, is closing Aug. 11. Had it won the Tony for Best Musical, it might have eked out a year or so. But it was probably doomed from the start: Broadway, because of its insane economics, has become...
05:00, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong Government Shuts Offices Ahead of Rally Hong Kong’s government said it would close its central offices Friday after protest groups called for demonstrators to surround the complex, as tensions remained high even after the city’s leader suspended an unpopular extradition proposal....
05:00, 06/21/2019

Quadriga Founder Spent Client Money, Bankruptcy Monitor Says The court-appointed monitor for bankrupt QuadrigaCX said the Canadian cryptocurrency exchange’s late founder took most of the money entrusted to him by clients and spent much of it on himself and his wife....
05:13, 06/21/2019

Tory MP under fire after forcefully grabbing protester by neck MPs have called for the suspension of a minister after he was filmed forcefully grabbing a climate change protester who gatecrashed an event at London's Mansion House....
05:13, 06/21/2019

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05:26, 06/21/2019

GLOBAL LNG-Asian prices slip as cargoes flood; North Asian demand slows Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) slipped this week on the back of a surplus of cargoes globally while imports from North Asia appeared to be slowing down this month, industry sources said....
05:26, 06/21/2019

U.S. FAA prohibits operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
05:26, 06/21/2019

Meet England’s heavyweight champion Natty Ngwenya Natty Ngwenya tells John Dennen why fourth time's the charm The post Meet England’s heavyweight champion Natty Ngwenya appeared first on Boxing News....
05:39, 06/21/2019

New Pixel 4 leak shows off Google's next flagship in subtle 'mint green' color After last year’s long lineup of Pixel 3 leaks, Google apparently decided to take matters into its own hands with this year's 4th-iteration of the flagship phone line, officially revealing a teaser image of the Google Pixel 4 on its Twitt...
06:00, 06/21/2019

New Bill Prohibits Phone Companies from Charging Customers to Ban Robocalls House Republicans and Democrats came together on Thursday to put forth comprehensive legislation designed not only to help end the scourge of robocalls but prevent U.S. consumers from being forced to foot the bill.Read more......
06:00, 06/21/2019

US aviation authority issues order prohibiting flights over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
06:13, 06/21/2019

Mavericks get forward Roby after trade with Pistons DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks traded down in the second round of the NBA draft Thursday night, ending up with Nebraska forward Isaiah Roby at No. 45 overall. Dallas initially selected Deividas Sirvydis of Lithuania with their scheduled 37th pick...
06:13, 06/21/2019

Mitsubishi Motors shareholders approve ouster of Ghosn TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Motors Corp. shareholders have approved the ouster of Carlos Ghosn, who was pivotal in the Japanese automaker’s three-way partnership with Nissan and Renault until he was arrested on financial misconduct charges last yea...
06:13, 06/21/2019

Nationals hit 3 HRs, complete sweep of Phillies with 7-4 win WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Rendon and Victor Robles homered in a four-run sixth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 Thursday night to complete a sweep of their rain-shortened series. Rendon led off the sixth with a ...
06:13, 06/21/2019

Why NYCHA’s new $400K-a-year boss isn’t afraid of failure Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $400,000-a-year pick to run the city’s beleaguered public housing agency admitted to The Post on Thursday that he’s not worried about failing — because he’s near the end of his career and won’t need another job. Greg Russ, 69, ...
06:26, 06/21/2019

Federal Judge Bars ICE From Immigration Arrests at Massachusetts Courthouses (BOSTON) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thu...
06:26, 06/21/2019

Green grabs first round lead at Women's PGA Championship Australian Hannah Green held a one-shot lead at the end of the opening round of the Women's PGA Championship on Thursday after Michelle Wie was reduced to tears as she pondered her future in the wake of an opening round 84....
06:26, 06/21/2019

Favorite son McIlroy vows to stay focused at British Open Rory McIlroy knows he will be the center of attention at next month's British Open, but is confident he can maintain his focus and perform at his best as the championship returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951....
06:26, 06/21/2019

Williamson leads three Duke players into top 10 at NBA draft But as the 6-foot-7, 285-pound power forward stood next to his mother and reflected on the life-changing moment that happened a few minutes earlier, he cried out of gratitude. The New Orleans Pelicans selected Williamson with the No. 1 overall pick i...
06:26, 06/21/2019

Apple recalls some MacBook Pros because of overheating batteries Apple issued a recall for certain models of its popular MacBook Pro laptop after it became aware of issues that its battery could overheat and "pose a safety risk."...
06:52, 06/21/2019

Celtics’ busy NBA draft night: Lots of trades, two interesting guards Danny Ainge had another busy draft night. The Celtics general manager continued his near-annual tradition of stockpiling picks, while making a pair of trades, and three of the first 33 selections. With the 14th pick — acquired in the infamous 2017 he...
06:52, 06/21/2019

US 'approved strikes on Iran,' then suddenly called them off President Trump had approved air strikes in retaliation for Tehran's downing of an US drone, US media reports. A decision to pull back allegedly took place after Trump met with Congressional leaders....
06:52, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong protesters block major highway near parliament Protesters have gathered near Hong Kong’s main government complex, blocking most of a major city highway. Demonstrators insist that a controversial law, allowing extradition to the Chinese mainland, be abolished....
06:52, 06/21/2019

Mexico promotes tree diplomacy with El Salvador to boost poor areas Millions of new trees will soon begin sprouting in El Salvador thanks to a program funded by the Mexican government that aims to help impoverished communities that often create fertile ground for fleeing migrants....
07:00, 06/21/2019

High levels of arsenic in bottled water sold at Whole Foods, Target, Walmart, study says A test conducted by an Oakland nonprofit finds Peñafiel and Starkey bottled water contain levels of arsenic that violate state guidelines.       ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

Celtics Draft Outspoken Round-Earther, Move One Step Closer To Post-Kyrie Irving Future The Boston Celtics used the 22nd pick in the first round of Thursday night’s NBA draft to select first-team All-American Grant Williams from Tennessee. Williams is a skilled, undersized forward and the son of a NASA safety engineer. I mention his par...
07:00, 06/21/2019

The Wizards, Still Operating Without A GM, Drafted A Guy They'd Neither Met Nor Spoken To The Washington Wizards selected Gonzaga big man Rui Hachimura with the No. 9 pick in NBA Draft. The pick was a bit of a surprise given that there hadn’t been any reports of any connections between that franchise and their eventual draftee. As it turn...
07:00, 06/21/2019

'We need to stay here:' Hong Kong protesters again demand city's leader quit After a brief respite, Hong Kong protesters Friday again pressed the city's leader to resign over an unpopular plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, three days after after she vowed to finish her term in office....
07:13, 06/21/2019

Nevada teen suffers a shattered jaw after an e-cigarette exploded in his mouth NBC — A Nevada teen had to go to the emergency room after an e-cigarette exploded in his mouth. The incident happened in March of last year, but was recently profiled in the New England Journal of Medicine. The explosion shattered the 17 year o...
07:39, 06/21/2019

How to prepare home for wildfires with Home Ignition Zone TUCSON- As the summer heat increases, fire officials are sharing tips to protect your home as wildfires spark up. “If somebody were to you know flick a cigarette out here, somebody drags a chain from their trailer and throw sparks into this fly...
07:39, 06/21/2019

Iran Says US Military Drone It Downed "Found In Our Territorial Waters" Iran said Thursday it had recovered parts of a US spy drone in its territorial waters, after downing the aircraft in a missile strike slammed by President Donald Trump as a "big mistake."...
07:39, 06/21/2019

Happy Summer 2019: Google Doodle Marks Summer Solstice - The Longest Day Google today dedicated its doodle to mark the start of summer and also the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. The day referred to as the Summer Solstice receives the most hours of......
07:39, 06/21/2019

Ricciardo says a "nice fire" has ignited at Renault Formula 1 team Daniel Ricciardo says Renault's recent run of form has 'ignited a pretty nice fire' inside the team, which he says reminds him of qualities that make Red Bull so strong...
07:39, 06/21/2019

Storied seafood seller M. Slavin & Sons sinks beneath waves M. Slavin & Sons — a century-old fishmonger that was long one of New York’s most dominant and sharp-elbowed — is finally going belly-up. The family-run dynasty — whose business got hit hard in 2005 when a federal crackdown on Mafia-controlled unions ...
07:52, 06/21/2019

Over 400 Tourists Stranded For 4 Days Evacuated From North Sikkim Over 400 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district due to heavy rain and the resulting damage to roads....
07:52, 06/21/2019

Paramilitary Troops Perform Yoga In Difficult Terrains. See Pics Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) troops on the occasion of International Yoga Day on Friday performed yoga in some of the most difficult terrains in the country....
07:52, 06/21/2019

Restricting abortion is actually good for business Recently, in a high-profile move that garnered significant media attention, chief executives from 187 companies, including Twitter, Warby Parker, and Yelp, signed onto a letter declaring that abortion restrictions are “bad for business.”...
08:00, 06/21/2019

How the CIA and Howard Hughes dug deep to retrieve sunken Soviet ship In March 1968, Soviet submarine K-129 sank 1,560 miles northwest of Hawaii. The sub carried more than 70 crewman, none of whom survived. It also held several 4-megaton nuclear warheads and a slew of Soviet military intelligence. The Soviets spent mon...
08:13, 06/21/2019

Russia to begin freeing captive whales from 'jail' after global outcry Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far eastern coast....
08:26, 06/21/2019

Tearful Michelle Wie mired in self-doubt after firing an 84 at Women’s PGA Championship " It’s hard. It’s just one of those situations where I’m not entirely sure how much more I have left in me," said the 29-year-old golfer, who has been battling persistent hand and wrist issues....
08:39, 06/21/2019

Hughes vs. Kakko: No debating what Rangers and Devils will get VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Jack or Kakko? Kakko or Jack? The debate has raged on in earnest for at least the past few months regarding whom the Devils should take with the No. 1 pick in the NHL draft on Friday night, either American center Jack Hu...
09:00, 06/21/2019

Nets deal their way closer to dream free-agency scenario The Nets hosted the NBA draft Thursday, but general manager Sean Marks’ moves sure looked like he had an eye toward free agency as well, clearing space for a run at Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. Free agency starts June 30, and one highly placed sour...
09:00, 06/21/2019

|Afterfirmingallweek,randslightlyweakerinwakeofSONA After firming 3% against the dollar during the week, the rand was trading slightly weaker against the dollar on Friday morning in the wake of President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation address....
09:00, 06/21/2019

GTA 6 release date update: Next Grand Theft Auto won't make the same mistake as Red Dead 2 Rockstar isn't exactly known for its frequent releases, but the CEO of the developer's parent company may have suggested that the studio's next game won't be in production as long as Red Dead Redemption 2...
09:13, 06/21/2019

A plait, a pear and a piano – new photography talent Free Range is a three-week exhibition in London, showcasing artistic talent from universities across the UK. Weeks one and two are dedicated to photography – here are our favourites, introduced by their student creators Continue reading......
09:13, 06/21/2019

Range Rover Velar 2019 long-term review Can the road-biased Land Rover step out from its storied siblings’ shadow? We have six months to find out Why we’re running it: To see if this newest twist on the Range Rover formula is worthy of the badge – and its price  Month 1 - Specs Life wi...
09:13, 06/21/2019

'She's just lifeless': Ohio mom, day care owner have differing stories on death of 2-month-old girl Danielle Townsend, the day care's owner, tells USA TODAY that the infant "died at the hospital from natural causes."        ...
09:39, 06/21/2019

Mohamed Salah, Hosts Egypt Set for Africa Cup Bow In Stifling Heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending eighth title...
09:39, 06/21/2019

Woman arrested for sexually torturing unconscious man A Tuscaloosa County woman has been charged for sexually torturing a man who was unconscious from a date rape drug after police uncovered explicit videos on her phone, court documents filed Thursday alleged. Police arrested Jennifer Marie Johnson, 36,...
09:52, 06/21/2019

What to know about cardiac muscle tissue Cardiac muscle tissue exists only in the heart. Here, it is responsible for keeping the heart pumping and relaxing normally. Conditions that affect this tissue can affect the heart’s ability to pump blood around the body. Doing aerobic exercise can h...
09:52, 06/21/2019

For once, I had time to spend 15 minutes on my teeth. And boy, did it feel good | Hannah Jane Parkinson Tiny grooming actions can make a big difference to your state of mindA couple of years ago, after coming out of a secure psychiatric ward, I stayed for a couple of weeks in a crisis house. The crisis house is the stepping stone to being fully integra...
09:52, 06/21/2019

5G finally launches in the UK – but is it really worth it? We spent two weeks with a 5G phone to find out if it really lives up to the hypeThe future of mobile phones is finally here. You can go out and buy a 5G phone, and if you happen to be in one of the six cities across the UK in which EE’s 5G network is...
09:52, 06/21/2019

The best tank tops for all ages – in pictures This summer, the tank top is the building block of your wardrobe. More dressed up than a T-shirt, it is the perfect partner for jazzy separates Continue reading......
09:52, 06/21/2019

Oil slips, but still propelled to gain for week as Mideast tensions grow Oil prices reversed earlier gains on Friday but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks amid rising tensions in the Middle East and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest rates that may stimulate global growth....
10:00, 06/21/2019

Indian online smartphone shipment segment is up by 17%, offline market sees 4% decline The Indian online smartphone shipment rate has seen a 17% YoY growth in Q1 2019 while the offline smartphone market shipment declined by 4%. This is according to a new Counterpoint Research report, which states that online sales drove the segment to ...
10:00, 06/21/2019

YouTube’s Android app could soon hide user comments by default As great as YouTube is as a content platform, its comments section is, to put it mildly, far less highly regarded – for every positive or insightful comment found under any given video, you often find dozens of nasty, inappropriate or idiotic ...
10:00, 06/21/2019

Dutch carrier KLM says its planes will not fly over Strait of Hormuz due to shooting down of US drone THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch carrier KLM says its planes will not fly over Strait of Hormuz due to shooting down of US drone....
10:13, 06/21/2019

Brief Break For Summer But An Active Weekend Inbound Thursday’s cold front finally cleared the Commonwealth and set us up for a nice Friday. The summer solstice occurs just before noon and for one brief, shining moment it’ll actually feel like it! Expect a partly sunny and dry afternoon wit...
10:13, 06/21/2019

Cincinnati City Hall to fly LGBTQ pride flag for first time CINCINNATI (AP) — The City of Cincinnati is raising a rainbow pride flag at City Hall for the first time to kick off Cincinnati Pride. The rainbow pride flag was to be raised at City Hall at 11 a.m. Friday. City Councilman Chris Seelbach, the council...
10:13, 06/21/2019

NBA-champion Raptors take Miami C Hernandez with 59th pick TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors selected center Dewan Hernandez from the University of Miami with the 59th pick in Thursday’s NBA draft. The 6-foot-11 Hernandez sat out this season because of his dealings with an agent. Facing additional pun...
10:13, 06/21/2019

Bucks prepare for free agency after dealing sole draft pick MILWAUKEE (AP) — The NBA draft came and went without the Milwaukee Bucks adding a player to its roster. Milwaukee drafted Kevin Porter Jr. of Southern California with the 30th overall pick Thursday night, but that selection is expected to go to the C...
10:13, 06/21/2019

Restaurants could be 1st to get genetically modified salmon NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish inside an Indiana aquafarming complex. After growing to about 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) in indoor tanks, they could be served in rest...
10:13, 06/21/2019

High-stakes bid to stop climate bill hits 2nd day in Oregon SALEM, Ore. (AP) — GOP senators are preparing to remain absent from the Capitol for a second day to block a landmark climate plan that would be the second of its kind nationwide. Gov. Kate Brown has deployed the state police to round up 12 Republican...
10:13, 06/21/2019

Delle Donne’s 29 points, 11 rebounds lead Mystics LAS VEGAS (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had 29 points and 11 rebounds, Ariel Atkins added 19 points and the Washington Mystics beat the Las Vegas Aces 95-72 on Thursday night. Delle Donne scored 10 of Washington’s first 21 points and the Mystics led...
10:13, 06/21/2019

World Cup: England Probable Playing XI, Sri Lanka Probable Playing XI The 1996 champions Sri Lanka, in their last game against Australia faced a crushing 87-run defeat at the Kennington Oval in London. They need to raise their playing standards to put a better......
10:13, 06/21/2019

Uruguay fight back against Japan with help of controversial VAR call "Uruguay twice came from behind to draw 2-2 against a superb Japan side in the Copa America with the help of two questionable refereeing decisions and will have to wait until their final group game to book their place in the quarter-finals."...
10:26, 06/21/2019

Paris sees scooter hype spreading Some 20,000 electric scooters are currently causing a bit of a stir in the French capital. Not everyone believes the scooter rentals are a good thing, and municipal authorities are hoping to curb the business....
10:26, 06/21/2019

Anti-Russia protests turn violent in Georgia Riot police in Georgia have fired rubber bullets and tear gas as demonstrators tried to enter the national parliament building. A Russian lawmaker had addressed the legislature Georgian parliamentary speaker's seat....
10:26, 06/21/2019

Women's World Cup: six things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we have learned during the first two weeks of the tournament....
10:26, 06/21/2019

Eurosport lines-up Ion Göttlich for Tour de France 2019 "Sprint specialist Ion Göttlich is making up for the disappointment of missing out on a place in the BORA-Hansgrohe Tour de France team by joining Eurosport for the world’s most iconic cycling race."...
10:26, 06/21/2019

Ariana Grande's New Tattoo Is Inspired By This Iconic Jim Carrey Movie Ariana Grande continues to keep fans on their toes with every tattoo she gets. On Thursday, the 25-year-old "Thank U, Next" pop star revealed her latest addition: a famous quote......
10:39, 06/21/2019

Summer Is Not Going Well in New Stranger Things Trailer Now this feels more like Stranger Things. We were beginning to think the kids of Hawkins, Indiana were going to have a really good, evil-free summer based on the fun it looks like......
10:39, 06/21/2019

Lawmaker faces probe after ejecting protester at gala LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party says one of its lawmakers will face an investigation after he ejected a climate protester seeking to interrupt a speech by the nation’s Treasury chief at a gala dinner. Party chair Brandon Lewis ...
10:39, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Etihad activates contingency plan over shootdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shootdown of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 4:15 a.m. Abu Dhabi-based long-haul carrier Etihad says it has “contingency plans” after the U.S. ba...
10:39, 06/21/2019

UN investigator says North Korea cracking down on escapes SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United Nations’ independent investigator on human rights in North Korea says there are signs it and China are strengthening their efforts to track down people who have escaped from the North. Tomas Ojea Quintana sa...
10:39, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Bank of England warns of Brexit tariffs risks BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s scheduled departure from the European Union (all times local): 10:40 a.m. The governor of the Bank of England has dismissed claims by Conservative leadership campaign front-runner Boris Johnson that the U...
11:00, 06/21/2019

Earthquake shakes much of western France, no damage reported PARIS (AP) — A moderate earthquake has hit western France, felt as far as Bordeaux in the south and Normandy in the north. No damage has been reported so far, according to Col. Michael Bernier, spokesman for the national civil security service. He sa...
11:00, 06/21/2019

| Fraser-Pryce, Thompson advance to Jamaican track semis Olympic champions Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson easily qualified for the semi-finals of the 100m at the Jamaica National Championships....
11:00, 06/21/2019

2019 International Yoga Day: Fun Yoga Postures On Two-Wheels We all could do with some semblance of peace in our lives. Especially if you live in a big city and your primary mode of commuting is two-wheels. Here are a few yoga tips which are not only easy to do......
11:13, 06/21/2019

Kia Seltos To Be Launched With BS6 Compliant Engines The Kia Seltos is here! It's been a long wait ever since the South Korean auto giant first announced its plans to enter the Indian market in 2017 and then revealed the SP Concept at the 2018 Auto......
11:13, 06/21/2019

Bundesbank's Weidmann says 'virtual' coins could undermine banks if used widely Virtual tokens pegged to official currencies, known as stablecoins, could undermine banks if they became widely used, the head of Germany’s central bank said on Friday....
11:13, 06/21/2019

The Pentagon is Without a Chief as the U.S. Faces Many Global Threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary.The Trump administration is grappling with an escalating crisis with Iran, an unusual and controversial deployment of troops to the ...
11:13, 06/21/2019

In War for ‘Bloodwood’ Prized in China, Thai Rangers Fight Tree Poachers Deep in a jungle in Thailand, a battle is being waged between poorly armed forest rangers and poachers trying to sate China’s growing appetite for rare and precious rosewood....
11:39, 06/21/2019

| Trump approved strikes on Iran but abruptly canceled it - reports US President Donald Trump has approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks, the New York Times has reported....
11:39, 06/21/2019

|Hildasaysgoodbyeto'7deLaan'after19years '7de Laan' actress, Annelisa Weiland has decided to exit the soapie after nineteen years on the small screen, portraying the beloved character of Hilda van Zyl....
11:39, 06/21/2019

Aston Martin set to give WEC hypercar to customer teams too Aston Martin looks likely to produce customer versions of its forthcoming Valkyrie World Endurance Championship contender to race alongside the factory team in the future...
11:52, 06/21/2019

Top Dems make final pitch to caucus for border compromise House Democrats will soon vote on a move that some of its members once considered unthinkable: Delivering billions of dollars to the Trump administration to confront the migrant crisis at the southern border.Democrats appear likely to pass a border f...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Dems see Hope Hicks testimony as huge gift in legal battle with Trump House Democrats are planning to file a lawsuit within days to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify on Capitol Hill — and they say Hope Hicks’ reluctant testimony Wednesday will help deliver them a crucial win in court. Judiciary Co...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Oil rises towards $65 on fears of U.S. attack on Iran Oil prices rallied towards $65 per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than 20% of the world's oil output....
12:13, 06/21/2019

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as coming from mainland China....
12:26, 06/21/2019

Cuba Ration Lines Grow Tense as Economy Flails Cuba, under economic pressure from U.S. sanctions and Venezuela’s collapse, is experiencing ration lines that recall the grim post-Soviet “special period” of the 1990s. But Cuba’s police state is intact and its government commands the loyalties of ma...
12:26, 06/21/2019

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia matchstick factory At least 30 people died on Friday after a fire swept through a small factory producing matchsticks in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, authorities said....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Georgian president accuses Russian 'fifth column' of stirring unrest Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili late on Thursday called Russia "an enemy and occupier" whose "fifth column" she suggested was behind violent unrest which she warned risked dividing the ex-Soviet state....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Germany's navy marks 100 years since scuttling at Scapa Flow The sinking of Germany's captive Imperial Navy off a Scottish island in 1919 signaled the death of the Kaiser's Reich. The event is being commemorated by the German navy on its 100th anniversary....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Sports quiz of the week: Marta, Murray, Morgan and McLean Who sang? Who said goodbye? Who stayed up too late?Andy Murray made a welcome return to tennis this week at Queen's. At which tournament did Murray announce his intention to retire from the sport, saying: "The pain is too much and I don’t want to con...
13:26, 06/21/2019

Where RJ Barrett’s love of Knicks first came from These stories don’t get much better than this: The late maternal grandfather came from Jamaica to Brooklyn and cheered for Patrick Ewing and … well let his son-in-law tell it. “I used to sit and watch the Knick games every time I went over, especiall...
13:26, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump 'cancelled Iran strikes with planes in the air' Military operation was called off, New York Times reports, as Democratic leaders warn the US could ‘bumble into a war’ with IranDonald Trump reportedly gave initial approval for the US military to launch strikes on Iran in retaliation for Tehran shoo...
13:26, 06/21/2019

Apple recalls 15in MacBook Pro laptops over battery fire risk Customers urged to stop using limited number of machines sold between 2015 and 2017Apple is recalling some of its 15in MacBook Pro laptops over a battery fire risk.The company said on Thursday that a limited number of its largest laptop line, sold be...
13:26, 06/21/2019

Brexit: Carney rejects Boris Johnson's no-deal trade claim Bank of England governor says UK would be hit automatically by tariffs on exports to EUThe Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has said that the UK would be hit automatically by tariffs on exports to the EU in a no-deal Brexit, rejecting a claim m...
13:26, 06/21/2019

An inclusive Pride flag is the first step in confronting racism in LGBT+ spaces | Sharan Dhaliwal Until people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds feel comfortable in LGBT+ communities, the new black and brown stripes are vitalThe first bricks at the Stonewall riots were thrown by Marsha P Johnson, a black trans sex worker, and Sylvia Ray ...
13:26, 06/21/2019

The art dealer who can't see: 'I always thought someone would find me out' Influential Berlin gallerist Johann König’s new memoir details how his blindness has helped him understand good artWhen gallerist Johann König sold his first artwork at the tender age of 21, he had a secret he only reluctantly shared with his buyer. ...
13:26, 06/21/2019

OPINION: The first duty of a Space Force is to protect space commerce The new space service needs to launch a peacetime offensive to protect and enable a space economy, writes a former leading Air Force space strategist....
13:26, 06/21/2019

Tottenham fixtures: 2019-20 pre-season friendly dates, tour schedule, tickets, LIVE, TV, UK kick-off times Tottenham's preparations for the 2019-20 season kick off in earnest in July as Mauricio Pochettino aims to build on their impressive Champions League run....
13:39, 06/21/2019

Barcelona vs Arsenal pre-season friendly confirmed at Camp Nou Arsenal will complete their pre-season campaign with a friendly against LaLiga champions Barcelona in the Joan Gamper Trophy at Camp Nou on August 4....
13:39, 06/21/2019

Seth Meyers takes Rihanna day drinking, day singing, day [unintelligible] Booze and late night go together like tequila and hollow chocolate bunnies. Or at least that’s been the experience of Seth Meyers in his reliably amusing series of tandem day drinking Late Night bits. Whether it’s with The Barefoot Contessa, Kelly Cl...
13:52, 06/21/2019

Why is video game slo-mo so frequently a no-go? Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
13:52, 06/21/2019

The Mind Flayer is feeling chatty in the final trailer for Stranger Things 3 If there’s a weakness to the inhuman supernatural beasties roving around Hawkins, Indiana in Netflix’s hit sci-fi series Stranger Things, it’s that they’re, well inhuman. After the show killed off human villain Matthew Modine at the end of its first ...
13:52, 06/21/2019

The Environmental Downside of Cannabis Cultivation Thanks to the legalization of recreational cannabis in 10 states and the District of Columbia, sparking up a joint in these areas is as easy as ordering a glass of wine. Spending on legal cannabis, which includes 33 states and the District of Columbi...
13:52, 06/21/2019

British Museum 'has head in sand' over return of artefacts Authors of major report accuse institution of hiding from issue of looted colonial-era objectsThe authors of an influential report on colonial-era artefacts, which recommended a restitution programme to transfer hundreds of items from European instit...
13:52, 06/21/2019

Strange orbs over Kansas City have locals contemplating aliens Strange lights over Kansas City, Missouri, Thursday evening had locals – and even the National Weather Service – stumped for a while, according to reports....
14:00, 06/21/2019

AOC's Dem rival, Joe Crowley, now backing candidate against hers in New York DA race Former U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley may get his revenge by proxy on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a district attorney race -- after being embarrassingly dethroned last year....
14:00, 06/21/2019

US called off retaliatory strike against Iran in last minute: source The Trump administration made a last-minute decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran in response to the downing Thursday of a Navy drone that Washington said was over international airspace, a source told Fox News early Friday....
14:00, 06/21/2019

Joe Biden’s South Carolina Trip Will Test Whether His Recent Stumbles Matter Joe Biden has sat atop the crowded Democratic presidential field from virtually the moment he joined the race, leading the polls, raking in money and campaigning with the air of an inevitable nominee. But his recent fumbles on abortion and race are a...
14:13, 06/21/2019

Ismaila Sarr to Hakim Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of Nations Our list of potential stars of the tournament, which starts in Egypt on Friday, also includes the hosts’ hero Mohamed SalahA brilliant season for Ajax has alerted some of Europe’s biggest sides to the playmaker’s talent, with the 26-year-old notching...
14:26, 06/21/2019

Massive explosion at largest gas refinery on East Coast, triggering fire Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery is on fire. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gasoline futures are moving upwards on the news....
14:26, 06/21/2019

Hamilton fastest in first French Grand Prix practice Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton set the pace in a Mercedes one-two in first free practice for the French Grand Prix on Friday with Ferrari's Charles Leclerc the best of the rest....
14:26, 06/21/2019

Costa Rica beat Bermuda to advance to Gold Cup quarter-finals Goals from Mayron George and Elias Aguilar helped Costa Rica to a 2-1 victory over Bermuda in Texas on Thursday that also earned them a place in the quarter-finals of the Gold Cup with a match to spare....
14:26, 06/21/2019

Judge rejects suit to reinstate North Dakota women's hockey A judge has thrown out a discrimination lawsuit by 11 former University of North Dakota women's hockey players seeking to reinstate a program that at one time included U.S. Olympic stars Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux....
14:39, 06/21/2019

Weekend Watch: Our takes on Pujols, Keuchel, Yankees-Astros and more Albert Pujols is back in St. Louis, Dallas Keuchel is back on the mound and the Yankees are back at full strength (or close to it). Here's what we expect to see....
14:52, 06/21/2019

|Slacktops$19bnvalueintradingdebutaftershunningIPO A parade of initial public offerings from Silicon Valley this year has garnered a mixed reception from investors. Slack took a different route, and saw its shares soar as it went public without an IPO....
14:52, 06/21/2019

|EskomwelcomesTrillianjudgment,callsonmorefirmstocomeforward The power utility has welcomed a high court judgement ordering Gupta-linked advisory firm Trillian to pay back the R595m it earned in an "unlawful and invalid" contract....
14:52, 06/21/2019

|SONA:RamaphosaannouncesR250bninvestmentalreadyonaroll President Cyril Ramaphosa said government would continue to build a pipeline of investments, which will be showcased at the second South African Investment Conference to be held in November....
14:52, 06/21/2019

Cyclist who knocked over woman on phone must pay up to £100,000 Man claims case, in which both were found equally to blame, may set alarming precedentA cyclist who knocked over a woman who was looking at her mobile phone while crossing a road has been ordered to pay about £100,000 in compensation and costs in a c...
14:52, 06/21/2019

FDA declines to approve Daiichi Sankyo's blood cancer treatment Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve its drug quizartinib as a treatment for adults with a type of blood cancer....
15:13, 06/21/2019

Today in History for June 21st 1964: In Philadelphia, Mississippi three civil rights workers disappear while trying to help blacks register to vote; 1788: The U.S. Constitution takes effect        ...
15:13, 06/21/2019

Centrist House Democrats back U.S. bills to protect elections, punish Russia A bloc of centrist U.S. House Democrats on Friday threw their support behind a number of proposed bills aimed at securing future U.S. elections and punishing Moscow for its alleged political interference in 2016, weakening the Russian ruble....
15:13, 06/21/2019

For lesser-known Democrats, debates offer opportunity and risk For most of the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, next week's debates will be their first leap into the high-risk, high-reward glare of the national political spotlight....
15:13, 06/21/2019

New 2021 Mercedes EQB SUV to boost brand's electric line-up News 21 Jun, 2019 The all-new Mercedes EQB electric crossover will share its platform and boxy looks with the GLB when it officially launches in 2021...
15:26, 06/21/2019

Stocks Are Sitting Pretty Heading Into Summer Stocks are on pace for their best June in more than a half-century. Despite lingering trade tensions and questions over Federal Reserve policy, the S&P 500 has advanced 7.3% so far this month, while the Dow has climbed 7.8%....
15:26, 06/21/2019

Friday Forecast: Summer kicks off today! TUCSON – Summer will start off hot! Conditions will be dry and temperatures will remain near average for mid-June standards through the work week. Since it’s the first day of summer, it is also the summer solstice. Today will have the lon...
15:26, 06/21/2019

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, and Fitbit press the US to drop China tariff plan Apple, Keurig, Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree and Fitbit have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
15:39, 06/21/2019

How to Avoid Dooming Your Date Before It Even Starts You asked someone out, and they said yes, but plenty of things can go wrong between now and the actual date. Here's how to keep the spark alive in the meantime....
15:39, 06/21/2019

CHEAP: These $40 noise-cancelling Taotronics headphones are the definition of a bargain A few months ago, Taotronics’ latest noise-cancelling headphones landed on my doormat, and to my shame, they’ve since languished on my “to-do” list of product reviews. I say shame, because they’re actually really good – both in terms of performance, ...
15:52, 06/21/2019

How Amazon FBA can help you launch a successful e-commerce business For the uninitiated, FBA, or Fulfillment by Amazon, lets you store your own products for sale in Amazon's fulfillment centers, where they are then picked, packed, shipped all by Amazon. It's an incredibly easy way to scale up a business, and Amazon e...
15:52, 06/21/2019

Iconic Anime Characters Made Realistic And Freaky-Looking Sazae-san is the longest-running animated TV show in the world. Debuting in 1969, the anime is iconic in its native Japan. People have grown up with the characters, and now they get to see them all real and creepy-like....
15:52, 06/21/2019

An Investment Plan That Lowers Market Risk And Doesn't Pinch Your Pocket Mutual fund SIP: An SIP allows investor to contribute regularly to the selected mutual fund scheme based on one's financial goal, time horizon and risk profile....
15:52, 06/21/2019

How To Update Aadhaar Details, Check Updation Status Online Aadhaar card online services: Through the UIDAI's "self-service" portal, Aadhaar holders can apply for a change in the address fed into the Aadhaar database and even check for the status of their......
15:52, 06/21/2019

Radiohead's Thom Yorke announces launch date for new album and film Musician’s ‘one-reeler’ will be released on Netflix on 27 June, the same day the record will come outRadiohead frontman Thom Yorke has announced that he will release his “dystopian” new solo album and an accompanying short film on 27 June.The “one-re...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Mega antivirus sale: Save 50% on any product from Kaspersky this weekend Whether you've just got a brand new laptop, suddenly become intensely security conscious or your antivirus package is coming to an end, we have just found the perfect deal for you. The only catch, you don't have long to get it.Starting toda...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Women's World Cup: Cameroon's unpredictability suggests Phil Neville must focus on England strengths England play Cameroon in the World Cup last-16 on Sunday in a contest which pits the Indomitable Lionesses against Phil Neville's unpredictable Lionesses....
16:00, 06/21/2019

The bankers that define the decades For Euromoney's 50th anniversary issue, we picked out the six individual bankers that we believe define each of the decades of Euromoney’s existence. They are all giants of the industry. Their names transcend it....
16:00, 06/21/2019

Japan prince: Royal duties need review as members decline Japanese Emperor Naruhito’s younger brother says the royal family can perform only a limited number of duties because its membership is declining sharply...
16:13, 06/21/2019

Thousands Besiege Hong Kong’s Police Headquarters After a Day of Anti-Government Protests A day of mostly peaceful protests in Hong Kong turned ugly Friday as crowds laid siege to the city’s police headquarters, barricading officers inside, plastering the building with slogans and pelting it with eggs and other objects as they deman...
16:26, 06/21/2019

President Trump Says He Called Off Strike on Iran With 10 Minutes to Spare (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. was “cocked and loaded’ to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but he canceled the missile strikes 10 minutes before they were to be executed after being t...
16:26, 06/21/2019

Longer course, more turns will test drivers' skills at Sonoma Raceway NASCAR Cup drivers are preparing for new twists and turns in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 Sunday at Sonoma Raceway with the return of the carousel.       ...
16:39, 06/21/2019

Copa America: Tite expected to make changes to Brazil's team Coach Tite is expected to make changes to Brazil's squad ahead of its final group game against Peru on Saturday       ...
16:39, 06/21/2019

Supreme Court overturns Mississippi man’s murder conviction in case that raised questions of racial bias, orders new trial Curtis Flowers, who is African American, was tried six times for the 1996 slaying of four people. His lawyers had argued that the local district attorney habitually blocked black potential jurors....
16:39, 06/21/2019

Study: Lethal plastic trash now common in Greece’s whales Scientists say a study of whales and dolphins that have washed up dead in Greece over a 20-year period has found alarmingly high levels of plastic trash in the animals’ stomachs, which can condemn them to a slow and painful death...
16:52, 06/21/2019

Hall of Fame Diary Jack Hirsch, now a veteran of 27 Hall of Fame induction weekends, reports from this year’s event The post Hall of Fame Diary appeared first on Boxing News....
16:52, 06/21/2019

Tommy Burns-Jack Johnson and Harry Mallin honoured with plaques Jack Johnson enthralled the world when he chased down Tommy Burns, writes Alex Daley in his Yesterday's Heroes column The post Tommy Burns-Jack Johnson and Harry Mallin honoured with plaques appeared first on Boxing News....
16:52, 06/21/2019

Sack-like creatures held seafloor 'dinner parties' 500M years ago More than 540 million years ago, primitive organisms that looked like frilled tulip blooms shared communal meals at underwater "dinner parties," according to fossils found in Namibia....
16:52, 06/21/2019

Scientists reveal skull of beluga-narwhal hybrid through DNA analysis Using DNA analysis of a 30-some-year-old whale skull, scientists were reportedly able to identify the animal as a rare hybrid of a beluga whale and a narwhal....
16:52, 06/21/2019

AP Interview: Albania PM says opposition ruining EU chances TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian prime minister says the opposition’s main goal is to disrupt the country’s efforts to launch full membership negotiations with the European Union. Edi Rama, also leader of the ruling left-wing Socialist Par...
17:00, 06/21/2019

‘Cinderella’ film feted at Library of Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — The Library of Congress is celebrating the Disney film “Cinderella.” The Thursday evening event featured a costumed princess character, who descended the library steps to the cheers of a crowd of children and adults, inc...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Michigan State OKs independent probe of handling of Nassar EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is authorizing what it says will be an independent investigation of the school’s handling of sexual assault complaints against now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar . The board of ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

BC-WV–West Virginia News Coverage Advisory 9 am, WV Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in West Virginia. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the Charleston bureau at 304-346-0897 or chwpr@ap.org....
17:00, 06/21/2019

Copa America: Tite expected to make changes to Brazil’s team SAO PAULO (AP) — Under pressure after two lackluster performances by Brazil in the Copa America at home, coach Tite is expected to make changes to his squad ahead of its final group game this weekend. Brazil faces Peru on Saturday in Sao Paulo needin...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Alexa Gone Bad: When A.I. Assistants Turn On Us In the new ‘Child’s Play’ film, the wicked Chucky doll is reconceived as an A.I. assistant. But what if our real smart-home helpers rebel in less murderous ways?...
17:13, 06/21/2019

From a Tibetan Filmmaker, an Unvarnished View of His Land Pema Tseden’s portraits of Tibet are not the heavenly, mist-shrouded Himalayan paradise of popular Western imagination, but an unsentimental view of a windswept plateau on the fringes of modernity....
17:13, 06/21/2019

Renault F1 team's "substantial" French GP update given debut in FP1 Renault has revealed a number of new parts that constitute its "substantial" French Grand Prix Formula 1 upgrade package as it aims to draw clear of the midfield order...
17:13, 06/21/2019

Wall St. dips after strong rally as U.S.-Iran tensions escalate U.S. stocks slipped on Friday as rising tensions between the United States and Iran slammed the brakes on this week's run that lifted the S&P 500 to a record high....
17:13, 06/21/2019

Factbox: International airlines' response to FAA on Iran airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
17:13, 06/21/2019

Brazil's Bovespa stock market hits record high Brazilian stocks surged to a fresh all-time high on Friday, with markets reopening after a national holiday the previous day and sentiment boosted by the increasing likelihood of interest rate cuts at home and abroad later this year....
17:13, 06/21/2019

Watch: Anna Duggar says baby No. 6 is a girl Anna Duggar, the wife of former "19 Kids & Counting" star Josh Duggar, announced the sex of her unborn child with the help of her kids and a science experiment....
17:13, 06/21/2019

Fast fashion is on the rampage, with the UK at the head of the charge One in three young women in Britain consider a garment worn once or twice to be oldFast fashion – the rapid system of trend-driven, low-cost clothing manufacture beloved by UK consumers – is on the rampage. We crossed a worrying line in 2014, scaling...
17:26, 06/21/2019

Colts owner Jim Irsay sets auction record by spending $3.975 million for David Gilmour guitar Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour put instruments up for bid to benefit environmental organization ClientEarth, and Colts owner Jim Irsay paid up.       ...
17:26, 06/21/2019

Armada of barges cleared for Mississippi River shipments after floods The upper Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic on Friday as vessels were cleared to ship through St. Louis harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said, and the situation quickly became a logistics nightmare as dozens of towboats and hundreds of d...
17:26, 06/21/2019

Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists protest against Trump peace plan Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists marched in the capital on Friday to denounce Washington's peace plan to end the Arab-Israeli conflict and demand their government boycott a conference in Bahrain next week that will examine the project....
17:39, 06/21/2019

Italy should name new EU affairs minister next week The Italian government will probably name a new European Affairs minister by the end of next week, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday....
17:39, 06/21/2019

'New blood' in Ukraine parliament will ease reform path: Zelenskiy party chief Ukraine can pass reforms to make politicians more accountable and lift a ban on the sale of farmland after lawmakers hostile to change are tossed out in a July snap election, the head of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party told Reuters....
17:39, 06/21/2019

Biden Has Not Changed. The Politics, Culture and Mood of His Party Have. Many of Joe Biden’s views that are currently drawing criticism have been evident for years. But they are now provoking an entirely different response....
17:52, 06/21/2019

|Pricehikesmeanbankemployeesmaystart'livingatwork'-Zimbabweunion A union representing the bank's employees says it has written to the board to say employees are unable to buy enough food for a week from their salaries and face evictions for failure to pay rentals....
17:52, 06/21/2019

We're All Driving Vastly More I’m not going to lie to you, it’s a bit of a slow summer Friday out there, news-wise. Hopefully that’s a leading indicator that it will be a slow summer Friday for you, work-wise. Anyway, onto The Morning Shift for Friday, June 21, 2019....
18:00, 06/21/2019

FIA rejects Ferrari's request to review Vettel penalty Ferrari's right to review Sebastian Vettel's penalty which cost him victory at the Canadian Grand Prix earlier this month has been rejected, the FIA said on Friday....
18:00, 06/21/2019

Murray flooded with Wimbledon mixed doubles offers after Barty rejection French Open champion Ashleigh Barty may have rejected Andy Murray's request to play mixed doubles at Wimbledon but the Scot has been flooded with offers from players past and present who are willing to join forces with him....
18:00, 06/21/2019

Former UBS China banker given 9 years in prison for insider trade A former UBS banker in China has been sentenced to nine years in prison by a Shanghai court for disclosing inside information related to an acquisition deal in 2017, court documents show and sources with knowledge of the case said....
18:00, 06/21/2019

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the first show of resistance among members of the Financial Services Committee since she became chairwoman i...
18:13, 06/21/2019

Andy Cohen shuts down Twitter troll implied he didn't send condolences to Lisa Vanderpump Andy Cohen sets the record straight after Twitter critic accuses him of not reaching out to Lisa Vanderpump following her mother's death.        ...
18:26, 06/21/2019

Debunked: The absurd story about smartphones causing kids to sprout horns Enlarge / Horns and bull, a succinct summary of this news. (credit: Getty | Tim Graham) The Washington Post on Thursday published a story suggesting that the use of mobile devices is causing young people to sprout horns from their skulls. But a loo...
18:26, 06/21/2019

Yoga Day Participants Try To Steal Mats At Event Attended By Amit Shah At a Yoga Day event attended by Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in Haryanas Rohtak district on Friday, several participants allegedly tried walking away with the......
18:39, 06/21/2019

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Evades Question On Child Deaths Again Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar continued his streak of not answering questions related to child deaths caused by acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar today....
18:39, 06/21/2019

Rural Outreach By Bureaucrats Breaks Ice In Jammu And Kashmir It has been a massive public outreach program of the Jammu and Kashmir government. Around 4,500 government officers stayed overnight among people in villages across the length and breadth of the......
18:39, 06/21/2019

Linking Litchis To Encephalitis Deaths A "Conspiracy": Rajiv Pratap Rudy BJP's Bihar lawmaker Rajiv Pratap Rudy today said it was unfair to claim that eating litchis was the cause for the outbreak of encephalitis in the state, a disease that has killed over 130 children in......
18:39, 06/21/2019

Millions of Dell Computers at Risk of Remote Attack, Fix Available SafeBreach discovered the flaw and reported the vulnerability, and it allows hackers to take over the machine and read the physical memory stored onboard....
18:39, 06/21/2019

Huawei MediaPad M6 With 10.8-Inch, 8.4-Inch Display Options Launched Huawei has introduced two new MediaPad series tablets in its home market. Dubbed as Huawei MediaPad M6 10.8-inch and MediaPad M6 8.4-inch, the new tablets are simply known as Huawei Tablet M6......
18:39, 06/21/2019

RBS eyes bid for £3.7bn Tesco Bank mortgage book The ‎state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is pursuing its biggest acquisition since the financial crisis by tabling a bid for Tesco Bank's £3.7bn book of mortgages....
18:52, 06/21/2019

Unsettling, but Mansion House was not a violent protest As I joined the 350 or so guests arriving at the Lord Mayor of London's residence, at the Mansion House last night, there was little inkling of the disruption that was to come....
18:52, 06/21/2019

Pitino spurns Greek team, focused on NBA job After leading Panathinaikos to an undefeated season in the Greek League, Rick Pitino has turned down an offer to return as president and coach to pursue an NBA job....
19:00, 06/21/2019

How two women are smashing hockey's glass ceiling A former rancher who became the first woman hired as a full-time scout and a Canadian hockey legend are helping shape draft strategy for the Maple Leafs....
19:00, 06/21/2019

Final Fantasy Remakes can wait, you need to try Final Fantasy 14 Shadowbringers A new world sets the stage for the next evolution for the hit MMORPG from Square Enix, a game which should rightly be on your radar even though you might be drooling over that other game coming in 2020...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Seals have been taught to sing the 'Star Wars' theme tune Researchers at the University of St Andrews in Scotland have found that gray seals are able to mimic human speech and songs, including the theme tune from the movie "Star Wars."...
19:00, 06/21/2019

HTC redesigns Vive Cosmos with 6 inside-out tracking cameras A teaser video for the headset's new design includes a detachable faceplate with two additional cameras, but no explanation as to why they've been added.Read More...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Firebrand RMT boss Mick Cash faces leadership challenge from an even more militant rival The firebrand RMT chief who has promoted rail and Tube strikes faces a leadership challenge – but the bad news for commuters is that the challenger is even more militant....
19:00, 06/21/2019

The Unexpected Celebrity That Is Officiating Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright's Wedding Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright are officially having the wedding of the century. Multiple sources tell E! News that Lance Bass is officiating the couple's......
19:00, 06/21/2019

Chrissy Teigen's Son Miles Said His First Word And It's Even Cuter Than We Could Have Imagined Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's son Miles Stephens is proving to be one positive little kid. The Cravings author shared the most adorable video of Miles, 13 months, saying......
19:00, 06/21/2019

Fed Officials Make the Case for Cutting Interest Rates as Risks Loom The presidents of the St. Louis and Minneapolis branches of the Federal Reserve want rates cut now, and even the central bank’s vice chair says uncertainty is growing....
19:00, 06/21/2019

Bitter blow for Vettel in turbulent season for Ferrari driver Ferrari lost its bid on Friday to overturn Sebastian Vettel's time penalty which cost the German driver his first victory of the season at the Canadian Grand Prix earlier this month....
19:26, 06/21/2019

African Cup of Nations 2019 live stream: how to watch every football match online from anywhere First held in 1957 with just three countries taking part, the 32nd biannual African Cup of Nations will see 24 sides go for glory this year. Regardless of where you are on the planet, our guide below for getting an African Cup of Nations 2019 live st...
19:26, 06/21/2019

The market is full to the brim with brilliant big data SIM only deals right now For those looking to invest in a brand new big data SIM only deal, you're pretty much spoilt for choice right now. In fact, with so many impressive offers, dare we say it is one of the best SIMO line-ups we've ever seen? Dare, we shall.With...
19:26, 06/21/2019

YouTuber Etika Reported Missing Following Mental Health Struggles Gaming YouTuber Desmond “Etika” Amofah has been missing for over 36 hours, the New York Police Department reports. His disappearance comes at the end of a long and public battle with mental health that, on Wednesday night, culminated in an eight-minu...
19:26, 06/21/2019

We Went Hunting In Monster Hunter: Iceborne Just in time for the beta this weekend, here’s a brand new video from E3 in which Tim and I play the upcoming Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion. We take a photo with one of the monsters that you’ll get a chance to slay in the game, lob off a c...
19:26, 06/21/2019

Bottas ahead of Hamilton in 2nd practice for French GP Valtteri Bottas tops leaderboard in second practice session for the French Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton        ...
19:26, 06/21/2019

Andy Cohen shuts down Twitter troll who implied he didn't send condolences to Lisa Vanderpump Andy Cohen sets the record straight after Twitter critic accuses him of not reaching out to Lisa Vanderpump following her mother's death.        ...
19:39, 06/21/2019

Eurosport Events and WSC to expand global partnership "Eurosport Events Ltd, promoter of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO, and WSC Ltd, owner of the TCR regulations, have signed a new agreement."...
19:52, 06/21/2019

ProBeat: Tablets were always doomed Google is giving up on tablets, Apple is converting the iPad into a computer, and Microsoft is making Windows tablets redundant with its Surface line.Read More...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Will I Get a Better Deal if I Buy Two Cars From the Same Dealer? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about getting deals on two cars, when the best time to sell priva...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Beta-Test the Google App to Share Search Results More Easily Android: How do you normally share search results from Google with your friends? I confess, I’ve never copied-and-pasted the gigantic URL for the results page to anyone else; I usually just use the deliciously passive-aggressive “lmgtfy.com” to help ...
20:00, 06/21/2019

How to Find the Perfect Playground for Your Workout As a parent, I have a mental map of many of the playgrounds in my area. Which ones are closest, which ones are shadiest on a sunny day, which ones have equipment that’s best for younger kids. But it takes time to build up that kind of knowledge....
20:00, 06/21/2019

Tell Someone Off With These Etiquette Songs by Jean Grae When someone is rude to you or says something really stupid, sometimes you need more than a GIF or a facial expression to tell them off. Send them a song by rapper and comedian Jean Grae, from her albums That’s Not How You Do That and That’s Not How ...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Wisconsin high court upholds legislature's lame-duck curb of Democratic governor The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday upheld a last-ditch Republican move late last year to curb the powers of incoming Democratic Governor Tony Evers, ruling that passing such measures in lame-duck sessions is constitutionally permissible....
20:00, 06/21/2019

250 young migrants living in atrocious conditions at Texas border facility: report About 250 migrant children and teens are being held in inhumane conditions at a Texas Border Patrol station — some walking around without diapers and going weeks without bathing, according to a report Friday. The disturbing details emerged following ...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Retired corrections officer charged with helping cancer-stricken wife kill herself A retired Connecticut corrections lieutenant is facing manslaughter charges because he helped his cancer-stricken wife kill herself by holding a gun to her head as she pulled the trigger, state police said. Kevin Conners, 65, of Westbrook, surrendere...
20:00, 06/21/2019

FE won't move WEC race clashes, Eindhoven/Brazil linked with races ABB FIA Formula E deputy CEO Alberto Longo insists the electric championship is "not going to move" its clashing race dates with the World Endurance Championship in 2019/20...
20:00, 06/21/2019

French Grand Prix: Bottas heads Hamilton in Mercedes one-two in FP2 Valtteri Bottas topped the second Formula 1 free practice session for the French Grand Prix, with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton making a mistake that cost him his qualifying simulation run...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Wheels24.co.za | Ferrari request to review Vettel penalty rejected Valtteri Bottas topped the times in second free practice at the French GP, as Ferrari's review of Sebastian Vettel's penalty in Montreal was rejected....
20:00, 06/21/2019

Tom Hanks imparts acting wisdom upon (and nearly breaks) Tom Holland Rising to the top of your profession sometimes means knowing how to spin gold from absolute tedium. Even watching Tom Hanks demonstrate how to grunt while his animated alter ego climbs up boxes is somehow more compelling than some of the major films ...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Saks Fifth Avenue taps top designers for LGBTQ fundraising capsule Love, acceptance and rainbow sequins are always in style, especially at Saks Fifth Avenue. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and WorldPride in NYC, the iconic department store has teamed with more than a dozen designers on a LGB...
20:13, 06/21/2019

Man Arrested In Fatal 2018 Crash ELLIOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police say that 24-year-old Chad Sansom was arrested by Kentucky State Police after being indicted in a deadly 2018 crash. KSP says that on May 19, 2018, at 4:43 a.m. they received a call about the c...
20:26, 06/21/2019

AP Source: NHL salary cap will fall short of projections VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL salary cap for next season will be between $81.5 and $82 million, which is at least $1 million lower than initially projected, The Associated Press has confirmed. The figure was disclosed Friday by a person ...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Summer solstice: 10,000 watch sunrise at Stonehenge STONEHENGE, England (AP) — Dancers, musicians and revelers have watched the sun flicker over the horizon at Stonehenge, celebrating the summer solstice at the Neolithic stone circle. The sun rose behind the Heel Stone, which traditionally marks the s...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Attorneys: Texas border facility is neglecting migrant kids EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A 2-year-old boy locked in detention wants to be held all the time. A few girls, ages 10 to 15, say they’ve been doing their best to feed and soothe the clingy toddler who was handed to them by a guard days ago. Lawyers wa...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Key witness in Navy SEAL case stuns court by taking blame SAN DIEGO (AP) — When a special forces medic was called to testify in the case of a Navy SEAL accused of stabbing an Islamic State fighter in his care, prosecutors expected the medic to bolster their case. Corey Scott delivered in part, saying Specia...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Special Prosecutor Appointed In Smollett Probe To Investigate Dropped Charges CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to dismiss all charges against actor Jussie Smollett. On Friday, Cook County Judge Michael Toomin suggested Cook County State’s Att...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Special prosecutor to examine Jussie Smollett case in Chicago A Chicago judge on Friday ordered a special prosecutor to examine the handling of actor Jussie Smollett's discredited claim that he was the victim of a hate crime, setting up the possibility he could be criminally charged a second time, a police spok...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Lords of the Ring: Can 'smart' ring give BlackRock fund managers the edge? After years of using the internet, satellites, algos and other innovations to mine 'Big Data' for that edge over rivals, the world's biggest investment firm is trialing a gizmo that puts the focus back on humans -- its own portfolio managers....
20:26, 06/21/2019

Retired four-star general: Trump must 'play chess, not checkers' with Iran, keep military option on the table Retired four-star Army Gen. David Perkins said the Trump administration shouldn’t play checkers with Iran and instead work on a long-term plan to box the rogue regime – all while keeping military options on the table....
20:26, 06/21/2019

Toxicologist says a colorless, odorless 'intoxicant' could be cause of Dominican Republic deaths A toxicologist has theorized that the shocking number of sudden deaths stemming from visits to results in the Dominican Republic could be the result of toxic exposure....
20:26, 06/21/2019

PG&E to float $31 billion restructuring plan: Bloomberg Power producer PG&E Corp will propose a $31 billion bankruptcy restructuring plan that will include two funds worth a total of $34 billion to cover past and future wildfire claims, Bloomberg reported https://twitter.com/scottdeveau/status/11421179956...
20:39, 06/21/2019

Arrested Terror Suspects Planned ISIS Caliphate In India: Probe Agency Ten suspects arrested in a case involving a terror module in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh's Amroha were planning to establish an ISIS caliphate in the country after planning large-scale attacks in and......
20:39, 06/21/2019

Anti-Corruption Body Seeks Sanction To Prosecute Former NITI Aayog CEO The Central vigilance Commission (CVC) has sought sanction to prosecute serving and retired bureaucrats, including former Niti Aayog CEO Sindhushree Khullar and ex-secretary of Ministry of Micro,......
20:39, 06/21/2019

26,000 Anganwadi Centres May Be Shut In Madhya Pradesh Over Unpaid Rent More than 20,000 Anganwadi centres in Madhya Pradesh, mandated to take care of and support children, are on the verge of shutting down as they are unable to pay rent for the buildings in which the......
20:39, 06/21/2019

12 TV Series Whose Sets Will Intoxicate Design-Minded People Which TV series to commit to this summer? The set decoration in these shows will keep design lovers riveted. Plus: The pros behind these fanciful interiors share which strategies work well in real-life rooms....
20:52, 06/21/2019

PSA: Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge no longer receiving regular security updates Samsung fans using the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will see fewer security updates coming to their phones going forward. It's the logical move for Samsung, as both flagship smartphones were launched more than three years ago.The South Korean company releas...
20:52, 06/21/2019

Google may add an extra Pixel 4 color to the black and white stable While the rumored "Mint Green" color for the Pixel 3 never materialized, and the midrange Pixel 3a came with a Purple-ish option, there is now renewed hope that it will be the Pixel 4 edition that will carry the mythical green version.Take it with a ...
20:52, 06/21/2019

Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile's plan prices are globally high, and 5G is not to blame The US is often pinned as an example for the world's richest country, but that record GDP is arguably built on constant overpaying for stuff that boosts the number to stratospheric heights. A $23 trillion real estate market? Check. A $3.5 trillion he...
20:52, 06/21/2019

Samsung reportedly seeking compensation because Apple isn’t selling enough iPhones While Samsung keeps comparing its flagship phones to the latest iPhones that Apple makes in the hopes of convincing customers that Galaxy phones are a better option, Samsung is also a huge fan of the iPhone. That’s because Samsung is a supplier...
20:52, 06/21/2019

I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. Now it’s time to play its Western release on our Twitch channel, and judge the quality of the English dub. Something tells me it’s going to be good. Uh-oh: did I just pre-judge it? ...
21:00, 06/21/2019

BAE awarded $67M to develop amphibious combat vehicle for Marines BAE Systems was awarded a $67 million contract to develop three amphibious combat vehicle command and control variants, as well as the ACV medium caliber cannon MRV, for the U.S. Marines....
21:13, 06/21/2019

Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to hear its climate change message....
21:13, 06/21/2019

Ever Heard Of Kheere Ka Pakora? Here's How You Can Make This Cucumber Delicacy At Home! Did you know that you may in fact cook the vegetable and make yourself some delicious treats? Besides being super hydrating, cucumber is packed with many antioxidants, minerals and vitamins....
21:13, 06/21/2019

Police called to loud altercation at Boris Johnson's home Neighbour records shouting and banging at flat potential PM shares with Carrie SymondsPolice were called to the home of Boris Johnson and his partner, Carrie Symonds, in the early hours of Friday morning after neighbours heard a loud altercation invo...
21:13, 06/21/2019

Zion Williamson and the ascendant Pelicans could hardly be in a better spot There’s rarely such a thing as a can’t-miss prospect. And it’s hard to pull off the perfect rebuild. But Zion and the New Orleans Pelicans are coalescing into something truly specialThe Pelicans made official what we’ve known for a month now, draftin...
21:13, 06/21/2019

Ferrari fail to get Sebastian Vettel Canada GP penalty overturned • Stewards at Circuit Paul Ricard dismiss Ferrari petition• Footage of Sky Sports presenter described as ‘personal opinion’Ferrari’s request to review Sebastian Vettel’s penalty at the Canadian Grand Prix has been rejected by the stewards, a decision...
21:13, 06/21/2019

'Steps for peace': Oakland residents take stand against gun violence after 36th death this year Dozens gather two days after shooting as Operation Ceasefire program helps save livesTwo days after 66-year-old Thomas Romerson was fatally shot near a church in Oakland, California, community members gathered near the site of the shooting to take a ...
21:13, 06/21/2019

Philadelphia cocaine haul is largest in U.S. history: 35K pounds and $1.1B Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds.       ...
21:26, 06/21/2019

8 best deals and sales you can get this Friday Snag an incredible deal before the weekend on products like area rugs, kids' headphones, nugget ice makers and more.       ...
21:26, 06/21/2019

Jim Jordan: Democrats' subpoena of Hope Hicks just another 'political stunt' House Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said on Friday that House Democrats’ subpoena of former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks was just another “political stunt.”...
21:39, 06/21/2019

No, Teenagers Are Not Growing ‘Skull Horns’ Because of Smartphones More than a year ago, a pair of Australian researchers published a paper in Scientific Reports to little fanfare. In it, they noted that a surprising number of young people were developing bone growths on the backs of their skulls. The researchers po...
21:39, 06/21/2019

Jawa & Jawa Forty Two Dual-Channel ABS Deliveries To Start This Month Classic Legends, a subsidiary of the Mahindra Group, revived the Jawa brand late last year amidst much fanfare and the motorcycles only recently commenced deliveries across the country. While the new......
21:39, 06/21/2019

Maruti Suzuki Dzire Gets BS6 Petrol Engine And Updated Safety Features After the Maruti Suzuki Swift, the Indo-Japanese carmaker has now updated the Maruti Suzuki Dzire with a Bharat Stage VI or BS6 compliant petrol engine and improved safety features....
21:39, 06/21/2019

Woman inspired by ‘Wedding Crashers’ tried to poison fiancé with eye drops: cops A North Carolina mom inspired by the movie “Wedding Crashers” allegedly tried to poison her fiancé with eye drops in order to “incapacitate” him, officials said. Jaymee Cruz, 31, faces charges after she tried to make her partn...
21:39, 06/21/2019

Trump now says he never gave final approval on nixed Iran strike President Trump said Friday that he never gave final approval for a military strike against Iran — apparently softening his earlier statement that the US was “cocked and loaded” and ready to retaliate until he called it off with minutes to spare. The...
21:39, 06/21/2019

Breaking Down Toy Story 4‘s Five Post-Credits Scenes Warning: This post contains spoilers for Toy Story 4. Toy Story 4 is getting rave reviews from critics. Sadly, it doesn’t begin with the traditional Pixar short that precedes most of the studios’ films. But fear not, there’s plenty ...
21:52, 06/21/2019

Felix Sater, Trump Associate, Skips House Hearing and Now Faces a Subpoena House Democrats want to hear from Mr. Sater about his pursuit of a real estate deal in Moscow with a Trump Organization lawyer during the 2016 campaign....
21:52, 06/21/2019

A dog found a big bone that turned out to be human. Police are seeking answers Seneca, South Carolina police searched this week for human remains after a homeowner's dog found a large bone that belonged to a human female.        ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, after it was adopted on Friday at the International Labour Organization’s Centenary Conference in Geneva....
22:00, 06/21/2019

London launches ‘comprehensive’ online survey to promote city cycling The City of London is hoping to get more people cycling and to do that, they need to gather feedback from cyclists, pedestrians, and motorists alike. ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Smart attack: tool lets smart speakers detect cardiac arrest (NBC News) Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new tool that can monitor and detect cardiac arrest. The algorithm lets a smart speaker – like Google Home or Amazon Alexa – or smartphone listen for the gasping sound of agonal ...
22:13, 06/21/2019

'Sea of Solitude' looks like a brilliant, emotional horror show Sea of Solitude feels like coming home. Footage of a hulking black monster swimming among the rooftops and balconies of a waterlogged Berlin plays on repeat like a GIF in my psyche, as comforting as it is terrifying. I've been viscerally afraid...
22:13, 06/21/2019

NASA could see more delays for SpaceX and Boeing private space flights When NASA awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts to develop vehicles that can take astronauts to the ISS, it was hoping they'll be done by 2017. Unfortunately, both companies grappled with technical challenges that forced them to delay their timeli...
22:13, 06/21/2019

Trump’s bizarre tweets and comments about his Iran decision, annotated The president confirmed that he ordered the strikes but that he canceled them when he learned about the degree of the potential loss of life. Why wasn't that question asked earlier?...
22:13, 06/21/2019

Why Kyle Richards Isn't Surprised Lisa Vanderpump Is Leaving The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills It's the end of an era for The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Lisa Vandeprump is poised to exit the series following the current ninth season. The OG Housewife did not participate in......
22:13, 06/21/2019

Katherine Schwarzenegger Sends "Joy Filled" Birthday Message to Chris Pratt Katherine Schwarzenegger is ready to celebrate her main man! As Chris Pratt turns 40 today, the actor received a thoughtful message from his wife on Instagram. "Happy......
22:13, 06/21/2019

90 Day Fiancé's Fernanda Flores Breaks Her Silence on Jonathan Rivera Split Fernanda Flores is ready to share "my truth" about her dramatic breakup from Jonathan Rivera. More than six months after the 90 Day Fiancé stars officially called it quits,......
22:13, 06/21/2019

Egypt at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: AFCON squad, fixtures, draw and group, titles and history Egypt will be looking to go one better than their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations runners-up finish, with The Pharaohs among the favourites this time around....
22:13, 06/21/2019

The racehorse auction in Prince William's garden where millions change hands ‘It’s called the sport of kings for a reason,’ says head of Goffs, which runs the unusual sale before AscotOn one side of Jubilee Walk, a path that crosses Kensington Gardens towards Kensington Palace, children are laughing as they play on a wooden p...
22:26, 06/21/2019

These seals are trained to sing the ‘Star Wars’ theme While some officials use marine animals for espionage, these Scottish researchers are teaching gray seals a much more relevant skill — how to sing John Williams’ iconic “Star Wars” theme. The scientists have been working with three ...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Hundreds of endangered vultures mysteriously poisoned in Botswana More than 500 vultures in Botswana have been poisoned after elephant carcasses were laced with chemicals. In a Facebook post on Thursday, the Botswanan government confirmed that the poisoning took place in the southern African nation’s Central Distri...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Cruise ship worker jumps into sea to rescue passenger who fell overboard A cruise ship crew member dove into the water to rescue a passenger who had fallen overboard in Italy. The Irish woman, who has not been identified, reportedly fell from the MSC Seaview cruise ship on Monday while it was at the Italian city of Genoa....
22:26, 06/21/2019

Popular Greek island accused of covering up tourist-related animal abuse ΑTHENS — Animal rights group PETA has accused Greek authorities of covering up what it called the “cruel” treatment of donkeys on the popular island of Santorini and blocking its efforts to highlight their plight. Famous for its sunsets, the volcanic...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Pence puts off China speech sequel ahead of Trump-Xi talks U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday called off a planned China speech that had been initially cast as a sequel to a blistering broadside he delivered in October, a move aimed to averting increasing tensions with Beijing, a White House official s...
22:26, 06/21/2019

World Food Program partly suspends aid in Yemen The United Nations World Food Program said Thursday it's partially suspended food assistance operations in Yemen after it failed to reach an agreement with the Houthi rebel leadership on distribution....
22:39, 06/21/2019

Royal Ascot: Hayley Turner the second female jockey to ride an Ascot winner Hayley Turner became only the second female jockey - and first since Gay Kelleway 32 years ago - to ride a Royal Ascot winner when Thanks Be triumphed in the Sandringham Handicap....
22:39, 06/21/2019

The final ‘Stranger Things 3’ trailer has us hyped for the new season Netflix shared the final trailer for Stranger Things 3 this week, and after a bunch of vague hints about how this new season will shake out, we finally have a decent grasp on the plot. That’s not to say that this trailer gives away any major pl...
22:39, 06/21/2019

Nicki Minaj drops new song, ‘Megatron’ 'Megatron' is the first solo song by a female rapper to hit No. 1 on iTunes since Minaj's previous smash-hit single 'Chun-Li,' the rapper wrote on Instagram....
22:39, 06/21/2019

U.S. Treasuries: “Most Crowded Trade.” Too Crowded? Investors have been expressing extreme enthusiasm for bonds. Is a turning point nigh? Chart price patterns are a useful aide in figuring out the answer......
22:39, 06/21/2019

iPad confusion and Tory antics indicate lack of intelligent life on Earth | John Crace Aliens are unlikely to be impressed by the likes of Annunziata Rees-Mogg and the Conservative partyAfter three years of training telescopes on 1,327 stars within 160 light years of Earth as part of the Breakthrough Listen project, astronomers have be...
22:39, 06/21/2019

Seth Meyers and Rihanna Went Day Drinking. When Can We RSVP to the Next One, Though? On the night of June 20, 2019, the clouds parted and we were all treated to one of the greatest things known to man: A visual of what it’s like to day drink with Rihanna....
23:00, 06/21/2019

Director Kenny Leon and Danielle Brooks Bring Blackness to Shakespeare in the Park As actor Danielle Brooks sings and shines as Beatrice in director Kenny Leon’s production of Much Ado About Nothing, the director can’t help but feel pride in his vision of staging an all-black production in the famed Shakespeare in the Park coming t...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Toyota wins Nurburgring Gran Turismo round after late Mercedes battle Toyota beat Mercedes in a thrilling final race to triumph in the second round of the FIA-certified Gran Turismo Championships Manufacturer Series at the Nurburgring...
23:13, 06/21/2019

Ruin the magic of Marvel by watching Iron Man's climactic snap against a boring green screen Movie magic’s one thing, but the MCU’s a whole other beast. That much is evident in the climactic battle of Avengers: Endgame, when the film gathers just about every single character, from The Hulk to Captain Marvel, for a massive, franchise-rattling...
23:13, 06/21/2019

Luc Besson descends into self-parody with the bland, trashy Anna Luc Besson has devoted his long career to showing the world that French movies can be even dumber than their Hollywood counterparts, and he offers plenty of proof in Anna, a parody of Cold War spy thrillers that gives the director no shortage of oppo...
23:13, 06/21/2019

Jonathan Tucker and Mark O'Brien on the joys of playing brothers for City On A Hill City On A Hill is a solid, somewhat clichéd take on the classic Boston crime drama, featuring standout performances from leads Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge. Co-starring in the Showtime series are Jonathan Tucker and Mark O’Brien as brothers Frankie an...
23:13, 06/21/2019

Caregiver filmed abusing 101-year-old dementia patient gets 8 months in jail An evil caregiver who was secretly filmed abusing and slapping a 101-year-old dementia patient has been jailed for eight months. Ashikiah Reid, 36, was caught on camera roughly cleaning the elderly woman’s face with a flannel and slapping her h...
23:13, 06/21/2019

Josh Jackson of Phoenix Suns accused of getting infant high, court records show A mother is accusing a Phoenix Suns player of making their infant high because of the presence of marijuana, according to family court records.       ...
23:13, 06/21/2019

I bought 15 popular puppy products on Amazon—and only some are actually worth it From bully sticks to travel crates, the best puppy products on Amazon are so worth it, and we tested them with a 14-week-old pup to prove it.       ...
23:26, 06/21/2019

Dressbarn announces first round of closings set for June and July. Is yours on the list? All Dressbarn stores are closing but the retailer has announced the locations that are closing in June and July. Is your store on the list?       ...
23:26, 06/21/2019

Gang member charged in shooting of 11-year-old boy in Brooklyn A gang member was arrested on Friday for the shooting of an 11-year-old boy in Brooklyn, sources said. Angel Eaddy, 27, a member of the Bloods, was charged with attempted murder, assault, and reckless engagement, according to law enforcement sources....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Locals mourn ‘wonderful’ bodega worker who was fatally stabbed The upper Manhattan bodega worker who was fatally stabbed in the chest after he tried to disperse a group of men outside his store this week was a beloved community member who also worked as a Big Apple livery driver, officials and locals say. Mohame...
23:26, 06/21/2019

Body of half-naked woman found along Long Island beach The body of a woman wearing only underwear was found on a Long Island beach early Friday, authorities said. An early-morning jogger tipped off police around 5:30 a.m. after spotting the woman along the Long Beach shoreline between Monroe Boulevard an...
23:26, 06/21/2019

U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
23:26, 06/21/2019

U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve...
23:26, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund -media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
23:26, 06/21/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St edges down as U.S.-Iran tension counters trade hopes Wall Street closed slightly lower on Friday as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's decision to defer a speech on China policy increased optimism on upcoming trade talks between Washington and Beijing, while tensions between the United States and Iran un...
23:26, 06/21/2019

South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer Albemarle....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Germany captain Alexandra Popp to turn centurion against Nigeria Alex Popp will become the 26th German woman to play 100 games for her country against Nigeria on Saturday. The attacker believes there are gaps for Germany exploit in the opposing defense....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Trump says Iran strikes would not have been 'proportionate' The US president said he did not greenlight strikes on Iran because he was told 150 people would have been killed. The US has also reportedly called for a UN Security Council meeting to discuss the crisis....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Lost, starving polar bear rescued by Siberian zoo Spotted more than 400 kilometers (250 miles) from its traditional territory, the emaciated bear is being treated at a local zoo. Hunting and climate change are being blamed for it turning up in a Siberian city....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Young, lesser-known talents to watch out for Every major international tournament offers young, lesser-know talents a chance to shine on a bigger stage. Here we take a look at some of the African emerging stars to keep your eyes on at the 2019 AFCON....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong pro-democracy movement — going from strength to strength An extradition bill has recently sparked mass protests in Hong Kong. The bill has been stalled, but the citizens want it scrapped and Chief Executive Lam ousted. DW looks at the pro-democracy movement's major milestones....
23:26, 06/21/2019

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, including Russia....
23:26, 06/21/2019

7 warning signs a teen may be suicidal With cyberbullying, the opioid epidemic and increased pressure on teens, suicide rates among young people have reached their highest point since 2000 in the US. Wherever you live, here are some signs to watch out for....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Are cruise ships climate killers? The sea cruise industry is booming, and yet protests are growing: Critics claim these floating hotel complexes not only pollute the environment, but also bring cities to the brink of collapse. Here's a fact check....
23:26, 06/21/2019

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place profits above safety....
23:39, 06/21/2019

Exec who worked on Moscow Trump Tower to be subpoenaed after no-show House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the committee will subpoena Sater after he “agreed to appear this morning and he did not show up.”...
23:39, 06/21/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: ending harassment at work, Khashoggi interview, Yemen food aid, updates on Eritrea, North Korea This Friday: Worldwide violence and harassment ban at work; WFP partially pulls Yemen aid to stem food theft; crackdown on Catholics in Eritrea; Central African Republic food crisis deepens, and much more....
23:39, 06/21/2019

British lawmaker suspended after grabbed protester by neck and removed her from event Britain’s Conservative Party says Mark Field will face an investigation after he ejected a protester seeking to interrupt a speech at a gala dinner.        ...
23:52, 06/21/2019

2019 NHL Draft: How to watch, draft order, date and time Not even a week after history was made at the Stanley Cup Final, the NHL offseason is moving full speed ahead with the 2019 Entry Draft this Friday. With a total of 217 picks, forward Jack Hughes, and Kaapo Kakko fall in the top two to cross-Hudson R...
23:52, 06/21/2019

NBA free agency landscape could lead Knicks to bigger Kawhi push The Knicks believe they fared excellently in Thursday’s NBA draft, but head into the next step of free agency on June 30 with more caution and recasting expectations. The landscape has changed with Kevin Durant’s Achilles tear that will put him out n...
23:52, 06/21/2019

David Griffin: Zion Williamson isn’t the Pelicans’ savior After agreeing to trade franchise star Anthony Davis to the Lakers last week, Zion Williamson became the clear heir apparent to take the reins as the Pelicans’ new hero. After selecting Williamson with the first overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday...
23:52, 06/21/2019

Average pregnant woman in U.S. may have poor nutrition (Reuters Health) - Many pregnant women in the U.S. may not be getting enough of certain crucial nutrients, while others may be getting too much, a new study suggests....
23:52, 06/21/2019

At 99, She's Worked For 4 Presidents And Says She Likes Them All Let's say you decide to call the White House and weigh in on the issues of the day. Chances are you may be on hold for a while, but when the line finally picks up, you'll be greeted by a soothing......
00:13, 06/22/2019

Massive Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources....
00:13, 06/22/2019

NEB seeks opinions on Trans Mountain pipeline process resumption The National Energy Board has issued a certificate for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion after it was approved by Ottawa on Tuesday but is seeking input from affected parties and the public on its resumption of regulatory processes....
00:13, 06/22/2019

Bobby Rush rips Biden as ‘woefully ignorant’ Rep. Bobby Rush issued a scathing rebuke of Joe Biden on Friday, calling him “woefully ignorant” of the black American experience, as the former vice president confronts a growing backlash over his comments about working alongside fervent segregation...
00:13, 06/22/2019

Cuomo pumps break on bill to legalize e-bikes, scooters Gov. Andrew Cuomo pumped the breaks on a bill approved by the state Legislature that would legalize motorized scooters and bikes. “I have heard a number of concerns from safety advocates who don’t believe we should allow scooters, e-bikes on sidewalk...
00:26, 06/22/2019

Mom charged after allegedly murdering toddler son, dismembering and burning remains A New Jersey woman who got arrested earlier this year for killing and dismembering her toddler son — after he allegedly refused to listen to her — has finally been indicted on murder charges. Nakira M. Griner, 25, was charged Wednesday i...
00:26, 06/22/2019

Jerry Kelly lead hometown PGA Tour Champions event Jerry Kelly shot a 7-under 65 to take the first-round lead in his hometown American Family Insurance Championship        ...
00:26, 06/22/2019

'Extinct' creatures found alive in 'Lost City' Deep in the lush greenery of the Mosquitia rainforest in Honduras, bordered by steep ridges, lies an archeological site home to ancient ruins and an apparently thriving ecosystem....
00:39, 06/22/2019

Last year, 40% of honey-bee colonies in the US died. But bees aren't the only insects disappearing in unprecedented numbers. Hillary Kladke/Getty During the winter, about 40% of honey bee colonies in the US perished. Honey bees pollinate $15 billion worth of US crops every year. Their decline has a major impact on our food production and supply. But the honey bee is just...
00:52, 06/22/2019

The company behind 'Fortnite' told UK lawmakers that the game isn't addictive, after Prince Harry said it was 'irresponsible' and should be banned "Fortnite"/Epic Games Epic Games defended the business model of its hit game "Fortnite" during a hearing with UK Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee. "Fortnite" is a free-to-play game with more than 250 million registered player...
00:52, 06/22/2019

A 19-year-old injured five TSA agents at a Phoenix airport in a 'brazen physical attack' City of Phoenix, azfamily/YouTube On Tuesday, a man reportedly rushed through security at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, injuring five Transportation Security Administration agents in the process, according to a TSA statement. One TSA officer went ...
00:52, 06/22/2019

'America First' allies say Trump saved presidency from John Bolton by scrapping Iran strike Non-interventionist Trump allies are cheering President Trump's Thursday night decision to buck his most senior advisers and abandon an airstrike on Iran, saying the decision could help him win reelection while preventing a major regional war....
00:52, 06/22/2019

Hack of U.S. Border Control Contractor Is Way Bigger Than the Government Is Letting On Even as Homeland Security officials attempted to downplay the impact of a security intrusion that reached deep into the network of a federal surveillance contractor, secret documents, handbooks, and slides concerning the nation’s border control oper...
00:52, 06/22/2019

The Gay Character in Avengers: Endgame Was Not Supposed to Be a Big Deal After 11 years and almost two dozen movies, it was a bit of a shock: a character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was openly gay. How it was handled, however, was arguably more shocking. Read more......
00:52, 06/22/2019

Sure Looks Like Lego Leaked a 2020 Land Rover Defender Two-Door We’ve known there’s a new Land Rover Defender coming, though so far we’ve only seen heavily camouflaged prototypes running around. But it kind of looks like Lego has leaked it early. Or at least, it did its best....
01:00, 06/22/2019

Watch The Biggest Oil Refinery on the East Coast Explode Into a Massive Fireball A Philadelphia oil refinery experienced a fire that caused at least three massive explosions in Southwest Philadelphia around 4 a.m. this morning, ABC 6 reports. Thankfully four employees only suffered minor injuries that were able to be treated on-s...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Karma Issues Another Stop-Sale on the Revero, This Time for Side-Impact Protection Oh, those poor souls who saw the rebirth of the old Fisker Karma and, entranced by its looks, bought a 2018 Karma Revero without doing a quick Google search—you know, to read a bit about it, maybe. It’s now on its second major U.S. safety recall in ...
01:00, 06/22/2019

FEMA's presidential alerts are an easy target for spoofing attacks Last fall, FEMA conducted the first nationwide test of its Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system when it beamed a "presidential alert" to all capable phones in the US. WEA has long been used to send alerts about missing children, natural disasters an...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Why Rihanna and Seth Meyers' Epic Day Drinking Video Almost Didn't Happen Seth Meyers admits Rihanna is the "only girl in the world" who he'd cancel his late-night show for. Well, her and his two sons. On Thursday, the Fenty Beauty founder......
01:00, 06/22/2019

Awkward: Jeb Bush Just Showed Up To Richard Branson’s Private Island In His Swim Trunks And Asked If He Could Hang Out With Him Like Barack Obama Did Well, here’s an early frontrunner for what could be the most cringe-worthy story of the year: Jeb Bush just showed up to Richard Branson’s private island in his swim trunks and asked if he could hang out with him like Barack Obama did....
01:00, 06/22/2019

Trézéguet goal sinks Zimbabwe and gets hosts Egypt up and running • Egypt 1-0 Zimbabwe• Mohamed Salah makes return to action in Africa Cup of NationsTrézéguet scored the only goal as the hosts, Egypt, opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe in Cairo with Mohamed Salah returning ...
01:00, 06/22/2019

For the first time since 2013, AT&T has the fastest 4G LTE network in the states PCMag takes its phones on an annual drive test throughout the country measuring dataspeed and other metrics for the four major U.S. carriers. This year's test took the publication's staff through 30 cities throughout 25 states. And for the first time...
01:13, 06/22/2019

Woman claims she was left with oozing blisters after getting hair bleached A 19-year-old woman in the U.K. claims that she was left with severe, oozing burns on her scalp after a hairdresser that her friends had recommended told her that the pain she was feeling from the bleach was “normal.”...
01:13, 06/22/2019

Is This Kyrie Irving Scolding Celtics Fans Under An Alias On Boston Talk Radio? Thursday morning a man going by the name of Mikey in Waltham called in to the Zolak & Bertrand radio show on 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston to participate in a wide-ranging conversation about the state of the Boston Celtics. It’s been a rough time...
01:13, 06/22/2019

The Real Legacy Of The Legendary Kurt Angle Vs. Shane McMahon Match Is WWE Doing Whatever It Wants On Sunday, fans found that WWE Network’s streaming service had chosen to devote the sixth entry in the WWE Untold series to a match that’s legendary for none of the right reasons. It’s hard to know why the promotion chose to make a documentary about ...
01:13, 06/22/2019

Jack Flaherty Gets Picked Off To End The Game, Soaks In His Failure On The Field This has happened to the Cardinals before, albeit on a much bigger stage. St. Louis was down 7-6 in the bottom of the 11th inning, with two outs and pinch-runner Jack Flaherty on second base, when Marlins reliever Sergio Romo whipped around for a gam...
01:13, 06/22/2019

T-Ball Child Elevates Bat Flip To Deadly Art This young T-baller identified as Abelardo served up a mighty hit, circled around to find a target, and flung his bat directly toward the cameraman, briefly staring him down before trotting off to first base. Max Muncy could maybe learn a thing or tw...
01:13, 06/22/2019

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from the Classical era to Byzantine times....
01:26, 06/22/2019

Michigan man convicted in 2 killings gets 2nd life sentence CENTREVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man already serving life in prison for a woman’s killing has now been given a second life sentence without the chance of parole for the slaying of his ex-wife’s husband. WOOD-TV reports that Zachary Pa...
01:26, 06/22/2019

New Jersey picks Danish firm Orsted for wind energy project ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has chosen a Danish company to build a wind energy project off the coast of Atlantic City that could power half a million homes. The state Board of Public Utilities on Friday chose Orsted to build a project that ...
01:26, 06/22/2019

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 6:08 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the ...
01:26, 06/22/2019

Minister: 8 tourism deaths in Dominican Republic not unusual SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says the deaths of eight American tourists on the island this year are a statistically normal phenomenon, not a mystery. Tourism Minister Francisco Javier García...
01:26, 06/22/2019

Bear enters Montana home, settles in for nap in closet MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a black bear somehow locked itself inside a Montana home and then nestled onto a closet shelf that wasn’t too hard, wasn’t too soft, but just right for a nap. Missoula County sheriff’s official...
01:26, 06/22/2019

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires of the growing migrant crisis....
01:39, 06/22/2019

Exclusive: Lawyer Norm Pattis says client Fotis Dulos' estranged and missing wife has a 'troubled past' In a Fox News exclusive, lawyer Norm Pattis says client Fotis Dulos is "emotional, tired, distraught" over the "exhausting ordeal" and disappearance of his estranged wife, Jennifer....
01:39, 06/22/2019

Handcuffed man makes balls-to-wall escape to safety during armed standoff A handcuffed half-naked man could be seen climbing down a ladder to safety during an armed standoff with police in Mexico, a report said. The shooting took place in Jalisco State and left two people dead, including a state prosecutor, as the nearly n...
01:52, 06/22/2019

Putin halts Russian flights to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin issued the temporary ban, state news agency TASS reported on Friday. It added that Putin has also ordered the repatriation of Russian citizens temporarily living in Georgia....
02:00, 06/22/2019

Doug Schoen and Kennedy disagree on 'The Five' over Trump's Iran reversal Democratic pollster Doug Schoen and Fox Business's Kennedy got into it on "The Five" Friday while debating whether or not President Trump should have retaliated against Iran Thursday....
02:13, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
02:13, 06/22/2019

Wisconsin governor vetoes 'born alive' legislation and other abortion measures Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers vetoed four abortion bills Friday, a day after GOP lawmakers made a show in the Capitol of formally sending them to him.        ...
02:26, 06/22/2019

Congress reacts to escalating tensions with Iran Some Congressional members say President Donald Trump was right not to attack Iran. After Iran downed a U.S. drone, Trump ordered a retaliatory strike that he said he shelved 10 minutes before Iran was to be hit. (June 21)     &#...
02:26, 06/22/2019

6 arrested in large Cocaine haul seized in Philly Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they say were seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds Sunday. On Friday, they said it's the largest cocaine haul in the history of the customs agency. (June 21)...
02:26, 06/22/2019

Devils select US center Hughes with 1st pick in NHL draft VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have selected American center Jack Hughes with the first pick in the NHL draft. Hughes is from Orlando, Florida, and becomes the eighth American selected No. 1, and first since 2016, when the T...
02:26, 06/22/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 21 at 7:46PM EDT until June 21 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 418 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 25 COUNTIES IN NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY BULLITT HARDIN JEFFERSON LARUE ...
02:26, 06/22/2019

Best accounting software of 2019 Probably the most important aspect to running a business, and one of the most difficult, is keeping tabs on your income, outcome, and overall profit. This is especially when you're a start-up, and it's easy to become overwhelmed with a...
02:26, 06/22/2019

Seven Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Philips Hue Smart Lights No contemporary smart home is complete without smart lighting. And while smart light switches might be a better choice for your situation than smart bulbs, Philips Hue smart bulbs are well established, and thus are easy to incorporate with other smar...
02:52, 06/22/2019

Texts between Manafort and ally who appears to be Hannity released Messages, which were previously filed as a secret attachment to a sentencing memo, were unsealed in Manafort’s federal court caseThe Fox News host Sean Hannity discussed Donald Trump’s legal strategy with Paul Manafort while Manafort was awaiting tri...
02:52, 06/22/2019

Suzanne Moore on Nick Cave: 'Rarely have I heard someone express grief so well' The musician’s latest show, in which he sings, takes questions and talks about losing his son, left our writer astonished‘Freewheeling adventures in intimacy where anything can happen.” So say the words on the seat as we wait for Nick Cave to come on...
02:52, 06/22/2019

We must stop the US from going to war with Iran | Bernie Sanders Trump campaigned on getting the US out of ‘endless wars’ – but his administration is taking us down a path that makes war more and more likelyThe drums of war are beating in Washington again.Just today we learned that the US came very close to striki...
02:52, 06/22/2019

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran in latest escalation of tensions – video report Donald Trump has said the US air force was 'cocked and loaded' to attack three Iranian targets, but he withdrew the order with 10 minutes to spare after being told the airstrikes might kill as many as 150 people. The strikes were planned in retaliati...
02:52, 06/22/2019

Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
02:52, 06/22/2019

Trump Says He ‘Never Met’ Author Who Has Accused Him of Sexual Assault President Donald Trump said Friday that he “never met” a New York advice columnist and author who claims that he sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store in the 1990s. In a statement, Trump said ...
02:52, 06/22/2019

Reality star Ramona Singer posts stunning throwback bikini pic The latest episode of "The Real Housewives of New York City" featured an '80s-inspired workout and one of the show's stars, Ramona Singer, really took it to the next level....
02:52, 06/22/2019

Trump plans to nominate Mark Esper to be Pentagon chief: White House U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he intends to nominate Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defense, the White House said in a statement....
03:00, 06/22/2019

SpaceX is just days away from its third Falcon Heavy launch SpaceX’s largest functional launch vehicle, the Falcon Heavy, has already taken to the skies twice over the past couple of years, and both launches were nearly perfect, save for some snafus during retrieval of its boosters. If you missed the ch...
03:00, 06/22/2019

U.S. judge tosses former SAC Capital trader's insider trading guilty plea A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday threw out the 2013 insider trading guilty plea of a former trader at SAC Capital Advisors LP, the hedge fund once run by billionaire Steven A. Cohen, saying......
03:13, 06/22/2019

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes, president of the Nicaraguan National Assembly....
03:13, 06/22/2019

Overstock is getting ready to sell its retail business and dive into blockchain Overstock is making a bold transformation into a blockchain company, but its plans hit a snag last year. Efforts to sell the retail business have recently heated up, CEO Patrick Byrne told CNN Business....
03:13, 06/22/2019

Stonewall vet: ‘We were fighting back years of oppression’ The Stonewall Inn uprising was 50 years ago this week, but Mark Segal, 68, remembers a lot about his time there in the early hours of June 28, 1969. That was the night when the NYPD raided the gay bar, leading to four days of unrest in Greenwich Vill...
03:26, 06/22/2019

Artists Sue Universal Music Group Over Losses in 2008 Fire Soundgarden, Hole, Steve Earle and the estates of Tom Petty and Tupac Shakur say UMG failed to protect recordings and must share money from insurance and legal claims....
03:26, 06/22/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 21 at 9:06PM EDT until June 21 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 418 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 12 COUNTIES IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY CASEY GREEN HART TAYLOR IN SOUTH CENTRA...
03:26, 06/22/2019

Let's watch Tan France help John Mulaney embrace his "fuckable" Pete Davidson side Style is a tricky thing, even if you’re famous. Take stand-up star John Mulaney, whose on-stage look tends to go with a very straightforward, very classic, “I am a man in a nice suit, telling you some jokes” sort of vibe. Which is apparently not enou...
03:52, 06/22/2019

Judge orders special prosecutor to re-investigate the Jussie Smollett case Just when you thought it was safe to go back out on the internet without having to think about the Jussie Smollett legal-nonsense clusterfuck ever again: A Chicago-area judge has just decided that, nope, this is what we’re doing with our brains today...
03:52, 06/22/2019

How spray paint, ego and activism turned graffiti into an art form Martha Cooper remembers the moment she started seeing graffiti as something more than “a random act of vandalism.” It was in the late ’70s, when a young boy showed Cooper — then a New York Post photographer working on a project about kids and creativ...
03:52, 06/22/2019

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)....
03:52, 06/22/2019

U.S. cities brace for immigration raids, say they will not participate U.S. cities expecting to be hit by a wave of immigration raids intended to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally said on Friday they would not cooperate with federal authorities....
04:00, 06/22/2019

17 ways to save money on your Disney vacation Don't want to give Mickey Mouse all your money? We've got 17 money-saving tips for your family's trip to Disney World and Disneyland.       ...
04:00, 06/22/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra"....
04:00, 06/22/2019

Road America IndyCar: Rossi beats Penskes to top spot in practice Alexander Rossi produced a strong lap on soft tyres to beat Penske drivers Will Power and Josef Newgarden to top spot in practice for IndyCar's Road America race...
04:26, 06/22/2019

2019 N.H.L. Draft: Devils Take Jack Hughes at No. 1, and the Rangers Pick Kaapo Kakko The first pick was no surprise. Hughes, 18, has topped draft lists all year and was named the top North American prospect by N.H.L. Central Scouting....
04:39, 06/22/2019

Prosecutors: Alleged Sacramento cop killer was lying in wait with an illegal assault rifle California prosecutors filed a murder charge Friday alleging that a Sacramento man was lying in wait when he used one of two illegal assault rifles to kill a rookie police officer        ...
04:39, 06/22/2019

Like LaCroix, but With a Buzz As their beer sales flatten, craft brewers are wooing a new audience with hard seltzers — low-calorie, low-cachet drinks that have become wildly popular....
04:39, 06/22/2019

Dominican tourism official vows 'disciplinary action' if U.S. tourist death probe finds negligence The Dominican Republic's tourism minister said on Friday that if the investigation into the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists finds wrongdoing or negligence, those responsible will face "disciplinary measures to fit their actions."...
04:39, 06/22/2019

With far-north temperatures rising, Alaska tundra fires proliferate In Alaska, where sea ice has shrunk to record lows in places and far-north temperatures have climbed to record highs, dozens of fires are burning the treeless tundra and releasing carbon into the atmosphere....
04:39, 06/22/2019

Fantasy Baseball Week 14 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters include Ian Desmond, Oscar Mercado With a series in London and a series in Colorado, Week 14 is fit for some interesting lineup decision. Scott White offers a few hitters who might help....
05:13, 06/22/2019

US Psychoanalysts Apologise For Labelling Homosexuality An Illness The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) apologised on Friday for previously treating homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for......
05:26, 06/22/2019

Parents Of "Jihadi Jack" Spared Jail After Sending Money To Son In ISIS The parents of a British Muslim convert dubbed "Jihadi Jack" were spared jail Friday after being convicted of funding terrorism by sending him money after he joined ISIS....
05:26, 06/22/2019

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have approved Vyleesi, the latest attempt to come up with a “female Viagra” for women with low sexual desir...
05:26, 06/22/2019

|BusinessonSONA:NiceobjectivesMrPresident,butwhataretheimplementationplans? While President Cyril Ramaphosa said in SONA now is the time for implementation, no real implementation plans followed in the rest of the speech, caution business bodies....
05:26, 06/22/2019

|WATCH:DeutscheBankfacesinvestigationforpossiblemoney-launderinglapses US federal authorities are investigating whether Deutsche Bank complied with laws meant to stop money laundering and other crimes, the New York Times reported....
05:26, 06/22/2019

Magazine columnist accuses Trump of sexual assault more than two decades ago, an allegation he denies E. Jean Carroll, a New York-based writer, said Trump attacked her in a dressing room of an upscale department store. The president called her account “fake news.”...
05:26, 06/22/2019

With Judge & Co. back, do the Yankees have the deepest lineup ever? Dear opposing pitchers facing the Bombers: Good luck -- you are going to need it. We break down how New York's 1-9 scariness compares to other great offenses....
05:39, 06/22/2019

Sun beat Dream to push franchise-record home streak to 13 UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Shekinna Stricklen made seven 3-pointers and scored 24 points and the Connecticut Sun beat the Atlanta Dream 86-76 on Friday night to extend their franchise-record, regular-season home winning streak to 13 games. Jonquel Jone...
05:39, 06/22/2019