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Is jazz music now the sound of British youth? Young musicians are leading the revival of jazz music as streaming sites like Spotify report a growth in the number of people under 30 listening to the genre....
05:39, 08/17/2019

Medical examiner says Jeffrey Epstein's death was a suicide Billionaire was found dead in jail following arrest over alleged abuse of hundreds of girlsJeffrey Epstein’s death in prison was a suicide, the medical examiner said on Friday.Epstein was arrested in July on federal sex trafficking and conspiracy cha...
05:39, 08/17/2019

Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to new province as epidemic continues to spiral One woman dead after two cases are confirmed in South Kivu’s Lwindi district, near DRC’s border with RwandaThe year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread to a new province, with two cases – one of them fatal – confirm...
05:39, 08/17/2019

The myth of Eurabia: how a far-right conspiracy theory went mainstream Once an obscure idea confined to the darker corners of the internet, the anti-Islam ideology is now visible in the everyday politics of the west. How did this happen? By Andrew BrownIn July 2011, a quiet European capital was shaken by a terrorist car...
05:39, 08/17/2019

The Latest: Omar disputes Netanyahu’s claims about itinerary U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota disputes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that she didn’t ask to meet with Israeli government or opposition officials before he barred her from visiting Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank next week...
05:39, 08/17/2019

Trump and Netanyahu Put Bipartisan Support for Israel at Risk After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
06:00, 08/17/2019

A Russian ‘Spy Plane’ Was Spotted Over the Midwest. But It’s Totally Normal (Yes, Really) It reads like something out of a conspiracy theory. On Tuesday, Russia sent a surveillance plane over the Midwest, and the U.S. military didn’t do anything to stop it. Keen observers spotted the plane, a Tupolev Tu-154M, on commercial flight tr...
06:00, 08/17/2019

The Trump Administration Just Backed the Sale of F-16 Fighters to Taiwan. China Won’t Be Happy (Bloomberg) –– The Trump administration has informally told Congress that it supports a potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that will likely anger China at a key moment in trade talks with the U.S. The State Department h...
06:00, 08/17/2019

What Happens Next in the Hong Kong Protests Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s airport earlier in the week, escalating matters considerably. Why It Matters: To recap, the initial ...
06:00, 08/17/2019

She wanted a late-night hookup, but he fell asleep. So she burned his house down, police say Police accuse Taija Russell, 29, of sending a series of angry texts, then buying lighter fluid, matches and a lighter at a nearby gas station.        ...
06:00, 08/17/2019

'We don't want you': Portland warns it won't tolerate violence around far-right rally Portland officials, backed up by heavy police presence downtown, warn they will not tolerate any violence at far-right rally.        ...
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NASA reportedly picks Alabama site as HQ for human moon lander program WASHINGTON — The head of NASA is set to announce plans on Friday to name the US space agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama as headquarters for its human lunar lander program, signaling progress in its drive to put astronauts back on the m...
07:39, 08/17/2019

AI trained to detect hate speech online found to be biased against black people Researchers in one study discovered that leading AI models for processing hate speech were one and a half times more likely to flag tweets as offensive or hateful when they were written by African-Americans....
07:39, 08/17/2019

Undead hordes rise from the sea in delightfully campy Zombie Tidal Wave SYFY hopes to do for zombies what all those Sharknado movies did for sharks with Zombie Tidal Wave. Fans of SYFY's delightfully cheesy B-movies like Sharktopus and Sharknado, rejoice. This weekend, the network debuts its latest offering in the genr...
07:39, 08/17/2019

Exclusive trailer: 'A Lifetime of Sundays' through the eyes of four NFL female owners The documentary produced by Jane Goodell sheds light on the women who played an integral part in the history of the NFL.        ...
08:00, 08/17/2019

Rocket Lab forced to push back launch due to weather SpaceX might be the worldwide leader in commercial spaceflight — and get a whole lot of attention because of it — but it’s not the only private company vying for a slice of the pie. Rocket Lab, which was founded back in 2006, offers...
08:00, 08/17/2019

Three life skills your kid’s college professor wishes you taught them Most parents have spent the high school years working with their kids to help them prepare academically, while focusing secondarily on the extracurricular activities that go on the college application. But some important lessons are missing here....
08:26, 08/17/2019

Halo Infinite Creative Director Leaves Company Tim Longo, creative director for the upcoming Halo Infinite, left developer 343 Industries this week, Kotaku has learned. It’s part of a leadership shakeup that arrives late in the development of the next Halo game, which is scheduled for release in ...
08:26, 08/17/2019

India's Payment Apps Race To Catch Up With China In Squeezing Out Cash In India, digital payments have climbed more than five times since 2015 to 22.4 transactions per person in the year ended March, Reserve Bank of India figures show....
08:52, 08/17/2019

U.S. Auto Sector Outlook Is Softening, Says Analyst John Kemp U.S. motor manufacturing has been a rare bright spot amid a worldwide slowdown in the auto sector and a cooling in the rest of U.S. industry, but there are signs U.S. automakers could now be running......
08:52, 08/17/2019

German Car Rental Firm Nextmove Cancels Tesla Order Over Quality Issues Car rental company Nextmove has walked away from a 5 million euros ($5.55 million) order for 85 Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles following a dispute over how to fix quality issues....
08:52, 08/17/2019

ThriveNYC email reveals how it ‘mishandled’ seminar canceled over ties to Blue Lives Matter A deputy director with Chirlane McCray’s embattled $1 billion mental-health project ThriveNYC admitted in an e-mail that her group “mishandled” a seminar allegedly scuttled over its ties to Blue Lives Matter. The training session was for first-respon...
08:52, 08/17/2019

Hong Kong tense as weekend of protests begins with teachers' rally in rain Over a thousand Hong Kong school teachers braved thunderstorms on Saturday to start a weekend of anti-government demonstrations that some activists fear could see tougher police tactics on the city's streets....
09:13, 08/17/2019

Argentina detains businessman at center of Mexican corruption scandal Argentine authorities and Interpol detained on Friday a businessman who was at the center of a Mexican corruption scandal in 2004 that hurt the reputation of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who at the time was Mexico City's mayor and is now the nation's...
09:13, 08/17/2019

Building set on fire in protest against China's CNPC in Peru A building in a northern Peruvian town was set on fire on Friday in a protest against China National Petroleum Corp that devolved into clashes between police and demonstrators who want the company to make pledges to help the local community, an indus...
09:13, 08/17/2019

Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
09:13, 08/17/2019

Iran tanker shifts position but still at anchor off Gibraltar An Iranian tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West shifted position on Friday, but its anchor was still down off Gibraltar and it was unclear if it was ready to set sail soon....
09:13, 08/17/2019

Scientists invent robotic biker shorts that help you walk and run A team of researchers recently developed a robotic exosuit that makes it easier to walk or run long distances. It could imbue average people with superhuman walking abilities, aid the disabled, and help soldiers on long marches. And this is just the ...
09:13, 08/17/2019

Art Spiegelman: golden age superheroes were shaped by the rise of fascism Created in New York by Jewish immigrants, the first comic book superheroes were mythic saviours who could combat the Nazi threat. They speak to the dark politics of out timesNews: Spiegelman’s Marvel essay ‘refused publication for Orange Skull Trump ...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane 'bounced' before catching fire, FAA accident report says Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane 'bounced' as part of a hard landing, according to a Federal Aviation Administration accident report.       ...
09:39, 08/17/2019

New Zealand vs Australia live stream: how to watch today's rugby match from anywhere When it comes to Rugby World Cup warm ups, they don't get much bigger than this. The All Blacks versus the Wallabies going head-to-head to assert dominance in their hunt for rugby's biggest prize. And the best bit? You can watch all the act...
09:39, 08/17/2019

Snapchat's new bold logo sparks frustration – and Twitter has jokes Snapchat's logo now has a bolder look -- literally. The outline of "Chillah" the ghost is thicker, and the Twitterverse is not okay with it.       ...
10:00, 08/17/2019

Boil water advisory in effect for some Pointe-Claire homes Residents are asked to be diligent and bring their tap water to a boil for at least one minute before drinking, brushing their teeth, preparing baby bottles and more....
10:00, 08/17/2019

Half of Neanderthal Population Suffered from Surfer’s Ear! A new study suggests that Neanderthals commonly suffered from “swimmer's ear” or “surfer’s ear” - dense bony growths that protrude into the ear canal.  ...
10:00, 08/17/2019

Living With Hong Kong Protests: Tips on Tear Gas, Tracking Children More than two months of marches, demonstrations and sit-ins in one of Asia’s most densely populated cities are forcing everyday people to change their routines and develop contingency plans....
10:26, 08/17/2019

Yields rise on German fiscal stimulus hopes Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday on a report that Germany may be open to running a deficit to boost growth, while stronger stock markets also reduced demand for safe haven debt....
10:26, 08/17/2019

Daphne Zuniga plays ‘Nurse Ratched on steroids’ in V.C. Andrews adaptation Daphne Zuniga recently talked to UPI about finally working with her fellow 1990s icon Jason Priestley, aging up with makeup, directing her own projects and the enduring appeal of "Spaceballs."...
10:52, 08/17/2019

Children Of Asia's Elite Leaving Home Earlier Than Ever To Study Abroad Wealthy Asian families have long viewed US universities as a golden ticket to help ensure their children's futures, but a growing number are looking to get an early edge on the competition....
10:52, 08/17/2019

Starvation Likely Killed Irish Teen In Malaysia, No Foul Play Found: Cops A Franco-Irish teen who disappeared from a Malaysian resort likely starved and died of internal bleeding after about a week in the jungle, with no immediate sign of foul play, police said Thursday....
10:52, 08/17/2019

Discussions On Afghan Peace Deal Go "Very Well", Says Trump's Spokesman The White House signaled progress Friday on preparations for a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that discussions between President Donald Trump and top advisors went "very well."...
10:52, 08/17/2019

The man police are looking to question after finding pressure cookers in a New York subway station was wearing an Amazon Prime Day t-shirt New York City police are looking to identify and question a man photographed wearing an Amazon Prime Day 2018 shirt after pressure cookers were left Friday at one of the city's busiest transit hubs, leading to its evacuation during morning rush hour....
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How to unsubscribe from publications and accounts on your Snapchat Discover page Shutterstock Snapchat doesn't have a direct unsubscribe button for accounts and publications you've subscribed to within the Discover page, but it is still easy to unsubscribe in a few steps. You can unsubscribe on Snapchat by tapping and holding d...
10:52, 08/17/2019

THE HEALTHCARE PAYMENTS REPORT: The strategies payments leaders are using to take advantage of the $3.7 trillion opportunity in US healthcare This is a preview of THE HEALTHCARE PAYMENTS REPORT from Business Insider Intelligence. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more healthcare coverage with Digital Health Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing digital health news and a...
10:52, 08/17/2019

10 high-achieving execs share the one quirky trick that turned their dreams into a reality PeopleImages/Getty Images How do you make your dreams come true? It may sound like a silly question, but it's one that top executives take seriously — and for good reason. Asking themselves that question has led to great success. Keri Shull, f...
10:52, 08/17/2019

I bought these reusable paper towels after seeing them on 'Shark Tank' and they've helped me cut down on a ton of waste Amazon "Shark Tank" alum Bambooee makes reusable paper towels from rayon, a relatively sustainable material that comes (in this case) from bamboo. I bought Bambooee sheets ($10 for a 30-sheet roll on Amazon) in an effort to make my home more eco-fr...
10:52, 08/17/2019

15 of the wildest food-related Guinness World Records of all time YouTube/Guiness World Records A lot of Guinness World Records involve eating and some of them can be quite bizarre. In 2014, Philip Santoro broke the record for the fastest time to eat a jam donut without licking his lips or using his hands. In 201...
10:52, 08/17/2019

Jaguar F-Type Sports car sales for nearly all automakers are in a tailspin, but that won't stop the next-generation F-Type from reaching dealer showrooms in about two years....
10:52, 08/17/2019

GE stock rebounds as investors push back against report’s fraud allegations GE shares had plunged more than 11 percent Thursday after Harry Markopolos, the whistleblower who sounded the alarm on Bernie Madoff, released a report alleging GE was using accounting tricks to mask the depth of its financial problems....
11:13, 08/17/2019

HUD raises bar for bringing discrimination claims The proposed rule would amend an Obama-era regulation barring lenders, landlords and others in the housing industry from enacting policies that may appear innocuous but wind up discriminating against minorities....
11:13, 08/17/2019

Masahiro Tanaka becoming a Yankees’ answer again Perhaps the Masahiro Tanaka crisis is over. The right-hander delivered a second straight strong performance in the Yankees’ 3-2 win over the Indians on Friday night in The Bronx. The victory not only put Thursday’s blowout loss to Cleveland beh...
11:39, 08/17/2019

Giants turn up heat on QB in welcome sign The hope around the Giants is that they can figure out a way to apply some pressure to the opposing quarterback. There were some encouraging signs during Friday night’s 32-13 preseason victory over the Bears. Outside linebacker Markus Golden came up ...
11:39, 08/17/2019

It was a dream come true for Giants RB Jon Hilliman It has been made clear star running back Saquon Barkley won’t see the field during the Giants’ preseason schedule and Wayne Gallman was nursing an ankle injury, leaving the bulk of the rushing game up to Rod Smith and Paul Perkins on Friday night. Bu...
11:39, 08/17/2019

New Jersey wins Little League World Series opener When you say you’re Mr. Cool, well, you better be Mr. Cool when the moment calls for it. Jayden Capindica is Mr. Cool. Capindica’s glove and bat boosted the Elmora Little League of Elizabeth, N.J., to a 6-2 victory on Friday over the Sprague Little L...
11:39, 08/17/2019

Tracing Your Roots Through Travel, According to Mickela Mallozzi She has danced the tango in Buenos Aires and immersed herself in South Korea’s K-pop. Now the host of “Bare Feet” is using her DNA to better explore the world and her ancestry....
11:39, 08/17/2019

Yastrzemski hits 3 HRs, Giants beat D'backs in 11 innings Mike Yastrzemski hit three home runs, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the 11th inning, and the San Francisco Giants recovered after squandering two late leads, beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-9       ...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Guerrero, Grichuk power Blue Jays to 7-3 win over Mariners Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Randal Grichuk hit back-to-back home runs, Jacob Waguespack won his third straight decision and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3       ...
12:00, 08/17/2019

MLB roundup: Yaz belts three homers in Giants' 11-inning win Mike Yastrzemski hit three home runs, including a solo shot on the first pitch of the 11th inning, as the San Francisco Giants outlasted the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-9 Friday night in Phoenix in a wild game that featured 12 homers....
12:00, 08/17/2019

Two-times welterweight world champion Napoles dead at 79 Two-times welterweight world champion Jose "Mantequilla" Napoles died on Friday in Mexico City aged 79, the World Boxing Council announced on its website....
12:00, 08/17/2019

Murray to play in Winston-Salem, skip U.S. Open Scotsman Andy Murray accepted a wild-card invitation to next week's Winston-Salem Open to continue his singles comeback, but he has decided to skip the U.S. Open....
12:00, 08/17/2019

‘Do they really think I'm his mother?’: life with a younger, hotter boyfriend It’s not unusual to see older men dating more youthful, prettier women – so why are people so confused by my relationship? One fine Montréal fall morning, I sat at the kitchen table, writing, the cat fed and purring, the teapot still half full, in a ...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Fitness tips: how to treat muscle pain Applying heat and a little light resistance work will soothe your aching muscles• Fit in my 40s: I can’t sleep through a sports massageAn old-fashioned hot compress It’s easy to forget about simple home remedies. Applying heat to the area is an effec...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Prosecutors demand 40 years in abortion trial in El Salvador The controversial retrial of a rape victim in El Salvador concluded Friday, a case that has drawn international attention because of the country's strict abortion laws and could see the young woman's sentence lengthened....
12:00, 08/17/2019

Number of flights taken by officials from department tackling climate crisis soars Number of flights taken by BEIS staff rises to 4,500 from 2,700 in previous year despite carbon footprintThe Whitehall officials responsible for tackling the climate crisis dramatically increased their domestic flights last year despite the huge carb...
12:26, 08/17/2019

Court documents show U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian tanker violating sanctions Newly released U.S. court documents show the United States issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, citing evidence that it was transporting oil to Syria in violation of U.S...
12:26, 08/17/2019

Kazakh advocate of Muslim rights in China set free in plea bargain A Kazakh rights activist who campaigned against the detention of ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims in special camps in China has pleaded guilty to a hate speech charge in exchange for securing his freedom, his lawyer said on Saturday....
12:26, 08/17/2019

Australian police tell Chinese to keep peace after scuffles at rally over Hong Kong Police in Melbourne issued a warning on Saturday after small scuffles erupted between supporters and opponents of the Hong Kong protest movement during a rally attended by several hundred people from the city's Chinese community on Friday evening....
12:26, 08/17/2019

Cochise Health officials warn of more mosquitoes Cochise County Health and Social Services officials say the Monsoon is bringing out more mosquitoes. The weather increases the risk of getting diseases like the West Nile virus or encephalitis virus, County officials said through a press release. The...
13:13, 08/17/2019

'Easy Rider' star Peter Fonda dies at 79 The Oscar-nominated son of Henry Fonda and brother to Jane Fonda died of respiratory failure from lung cancer in Los Angeles, his family said Friday.        ...
13:13, 08/17/2019

Heather Locklear pleads no contest in battery case, sentenced to 30-day treatment program Heather Locklear has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges stemming from confrontations with first responders at California home in 2018.        ...
13:13, 08/17/2019

Navy sets sights on new submarine weapons The Navy has begun building new weapons to massively increase attack options for its Virginia-class attack submarine, a move that is expected to change the mission scope for the boats and enable more extensive offensive strike possibilities, improvin...
13:39, 08/17/2019

U.S. Judge Urges Volkswagen, SEC To Resolve Civil Dieselgate Suit A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from its Dieselgate emissions scandal....
13:39, 08/17/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day four – live Updates from the fourth day of play at Lord’sJofra Archer quickly becomes England’s go-to bowlerAny thoughts? Email or tweet @collinsadam 12.58pm BST 63rd over: Australia 154-5 (Smith 53, Paine 21) Paine has settled nicely in the half hour before lun...
14:00, 08/17/2019

‘Things are quite special here’: Union Berlin prepare for the Bundesliga No East Berlin team has made it to the top division before and Union are determined not to let it change themIt counted as an emergency when, one day this summer, the Berlin district of Köpenick awoke to find itself daubed in blue. Overnight a group ...
14:00, 08/17/2019

Injured McConnochie replaced by Watson for England's warm-up against Wales • Bath wing ‘pulled up a bit sore’ in training• McConnochie is only uncapped player in Eddie Jones’s squadFor the second successive week England’s chosen starting XV are proving a movable feast. Eddie Jones was forced to make four eve-of-game changes...
14:00, 08/17/2019

Chelsea v Leicester: match preview Frank Lampard will have gleaned real positives from Istanbul, even if his first two competitive matches in charge of Chelsea have now technically yielded defeats to Manchester United and Liverpool. Leicester represent a different but distinctly awkwa...
14:00, 08/17/2019

Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac on the bench as Mezut Ozil misses Burnley clash with illness Sead Kolasinac was named on the Arsenal bench as Mesut Ozil missed out altogether through illness just over a week after the pair were withdrawn from the squad to face Newcastle over safety fears....
14:52, 08/17/2019

With '19 Outback selling well, Subaru taking time with '20 model Subaru's production switch to the redesigned 2020 Outback crossover comes at a time when the outgoing model is still carrying the brand's volume. So why hurry to ramp up the new one?...
14:52, 08/17/2019

Wales v England: Rugby World Cup warmup – live! Live updates from the Principality Stadium, kick-off 2.15pm (BST)England and Wales could battle it out to become world leadersFeel free to email Lee your thoughts or drop him a tweet 1.43pm BST Yes!On tattoos, James Davies has his own nickname tattoo...
14:52, 08/17/2019

Allyson Felix: Nike changes policy for pregnant athletes Six-time Olympic gold medallist Allyson Felix says female athletes will "no longer be financially penalised for having a child" after Nike changed its sponsorship contracts....
15:13, 08/17/2019

"Why This Farce": BCCI Trolled After Shastri's Reappointment As Coach While many slammed the BCCI directly, saying that they were anything but sure of Ravi Shastri's reappointment, others criticised the CAC calling their decision a "farce"....
15:13, 08/17/2019

Jennifer Lopez, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Eva Longoria, and more sign letter of solidarity for Latinx community: 'You are not alone' Chris Pizzello/AP David Becker/Getty Images Jason Koerner/Stringer/Getty Images Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Over 150 Latinx leaders in the entertainment industry — including Jennifer Lopez, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Eva Longoria, Ricky Martin, Zoe Sa...
15:13, 08/17/2019

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians including 11 children in rebel-held northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive, a war monitor and local activists said on Saturday....
15:13, 08/17/2019

Possessed by Bruce Hood review – why we want more than we need The human species is shaped and controlled by our desire to own things, this colourful study arguesThere is no shortage of analysis and critique of consumerism, from Karl Marx on “commodity fetishism” and Thorstein Veblen on “conspicuous consumption”...
15:39, 08/17/2019

'Mindhunter' wades back into crowded pool of serial killer TV Serial killers will be all over TV this weekend, which isn't particularly unusual these days. Yet the latest mini-wave devoted to the most sordid murderers -- including the return of Netflix's "Mindhunter" -- underscores the tension between feeding f...
15:39, 08/17/2019

Watch: Dodgers' Cody Bellinger belts MLB-best 40th homer vs. Marlins The Dodgers' Cody Bellinger continued his brilliant season by belting his Major League Baseball-best 40th home run of 2019 during a loss to the Miami Marlins....
16:00, 08/17/2019

First-ever mandatory water cutbacks will kick in next year along the Colorado River ‘An era of limits’ for the Colorado River: Mandatory cuts in water deliveries will take effect in 2020, reducing supplies for Arizona, Nevada, Mexico.        ...
16:26, 08/17/2019

Hong Kong protests: Riot police hit the streets after thousands march through city for latest demonstration Riot police took to the streets of Hong Kong today after thousands of schoolteachers marched through the Chinese territory in the latest weekend of protests....
16:26, 08/17/2019

Dugong rescued in Thailand dies after ingesting plastic waste An eight-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found near a beach in Thailand has died after ingesting plastic waste, experts say....
16:26, 08/17/2019

Dominic Grieve: PM's rhetoric led directly to death threats Tory MP accuses Boris Johnson of demagoguery adding it was not unexpected ‘given his track record’ Dominic Grieve has accused Boris Johnson of “behaving like a demagogue” and said the UK prime minister’s rhetoric has led directly to him receiving dea...
16:52, 08/17/2019

Seafront healing: Marvin Gaye museum mooted in Belgian town he loved Ostend tourist board plans tribute to singer who spent 18 months recovering from his addictions in faded fishing townOstend, the blowy Belgian resort on the North Sea, has international aspirations and Marvin Gaye, the late prince of Motown, has emer...
16:52, 08/17/2019

The nuclear arms race is back … and ever more dangerous now Donald Trump has increased spending on America’s arsenal while ripping up cold war treaties. Russia and China are following suitImagine the uproar if the entire populations of York, Portsmouth or Swindon were suddenly exposed to three times the permi...
16:52, 08/17/2019

Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid LIVE: La Liga 2019-20 live stream, commentary, TV, lineups, score prediction Real Madrid kick off their 2019-20 LaLiga campaign at Celta Vigo this afternoon, with Zinedine Zidane already feeling the pressure back at the Bernabeu....
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|Customarymarriageamendmentsgivewomenmorefinancialclout A new bill has some important financial implications regarding customary marriages in SA, according to John Manyike, head of financial education at Old Mutual....
16:52, 08/17/2019

|Zimbabwehasaplantoend20-yearstandoffwithcreditors Zimbabwe’s government has said it’s ready to settle with global lenders, sell assets and make the difficult spending decisions needed for financial recovery. But with opposition protests against plunging living standards scheduled in cities nationwid...
16:52, 08/17/2019

Welsh town to install anti-sex toilets that spray users with water A Welsh seaside town plans to install public toilets with measures to prevent people having sex inside, including a squealing alarm, the doors shooting open, and a chilly spray of water....
17:13, 08/17/2019

Emery on Ceballos: We are set up to use his quality "Arsenal manager Unai Emery explained that the side are trying to get the best out of new signing Dani Ceballos after he impressed in a 2-1 win over Burnley."...
18:00, 08/17/2019

Tordoff on pole, front-driven cars excel in BTCC qualifying at Thruxton Sam Tordoff scored pole position for the second time at Thruxton this season, edging Jason Plato in a British Touring Car Championship qualifying shootout dominated by front-wheel-drive competition...
18:00, 08/17/2019

Saturday's Best Deals: Wayfair Home Renovation Sale, Casper Pillows, Echo Dot Wall Mount, and More An Echo Dot Wall mount, $100 Off a Casper Mattress, Plus 2 Free Original Pillows, and Wayfair’s Home Renovation Sale lead of Saturday’s best deals from around the web....
18:26, 08/17/2019

Dodgers set MLB home run record over five-game span It's been that kind of week for the Dodgers. After another four home run output, the Dodgers set a MLB record with 22 homers over a five-game stretch.       ...
18:26, 08/17/2019

High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon High levels of bacteria have canceled the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics. It's the second setback at the triathlon for organizers of next year's Olympic and Paralympics      &#...
18:26, 08/17/2019

'No sea sickness so far': Greta Thunberg posts update four days into Atlantic crossing Climate activist is undertaking two-week journey on solar-powered yachtFour days into its two-week Atlantic crossing, the solar-powered yacht carrying climate activist Greta Thunberg is becalmed in the ocean after a choppy start to the trip, still 2,...
18:26, 08/17/2019

Steve Smith retires hurt after 92.4mph Jofra Archer delivery strikes his head Steve Smith retired hurt in the second Ashes Test at Lord's after a titanic tussle with Jofra Archer ended with the batsman floored by a 92.4mph bouncer....
18:52, 08/17/2019

Barty stunned by Kuznetsova in Cincinnati semi-finals "Ash Barty stunningly lost her chance to regain the number one world ranking when the Australian was beaten in straight sets by Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Masters on Saturday."...
18:52, 08/17/2019

AI can read your emotions. Should it? Advertisers, tech giants and border forces are using face tracking software to monitor our moods – whether we like it or notIt is early July, almost 30C outside, but Mihkel Jäätma is thinking about Christmas. In a co-working space in Soho, the 39-yea...
18:52, 08/17/2019

We’re now polluting the moon with near indestructible little creatures An Israeli spacecraft called Beresheet almost made it to the moon in April. It took a selfie with the lunar surface in the background, but then lost contact with Earth and presumably crashed onto the lunar surface. Now it’s been revealed that the mis...
19:13, 08/17/2019

Microchipping your employees will always be dehumanizing — and pointless You may have heard of the latest approach to authentication in businesses: inserting microchips into their employees.  While this approach has worked wonders in the pet community, helping returning lost furry friends to their owners, the use of micro...
19:13, 08/17/2019

For Redskins’ retooled secondary, success hinges on a combination of talent and disguise Washington's secondary rarely disguised coverages last year. With a new coach and several talented new players, the unit has high hopes for its ability to frustrate opposing quarterbacks....
19:39, 08/17/2019

Italy's fascist past reverberates in Rome Lovers of fascist architecture never disappeared from Italy's capital, where Mussolini sought to centralize powers. He continues to be revered in one of the Roman neighborhoods the dictator built, and elsewhere....
20:00, 08/17/2019

Dramatic spaces: raising the curtain on Dominic Cooper’s bolthole The actor’s penthouse provides a welcome escape from the ‘chaos and madness’ of life on screenBringing your work home with you takes on a whole new meaning in Dominic Cooper’s Victorian terraced property in north London. One bedroom is furnished enti...
20:00, 08/17/2019

Pocono IndyCar qualifying cancelled, Newgarden on pole IndyCar championship leader Josef Newgarden will start tomorrow's race at Pocono from pole position after rainfall led to the cancellation of qualifying at the tri-oval...
20:52, 08/17/2019

Second Ashes Test set for thrilling conclusion The second Ashes Test is poised for a thrilling conclusion after a memorable fourth day in which the fast bowlers of England and Australia illuminated Lord's....
21:26, 08/17/2019

Realme 5 Pro Specifications Tipped by Benchmark Ahead of Launch Next Week Realme 5 Pro is set to launch alongside the Realme 5 in India on August 20, but ahead of its formal launch, the phone has been spotted on Geekbench with model number RMX1971....
21:26, 08/17/2019

Twitter Tests Removing Spam, Abuse From Your Direct Message Inbox "Unwanted messages aren't fun. So we're testing a filter in your DM requests to keep those out of sight, out of mind," Twitter Support posted on Friday....
21:26, 08/17/2019

Second NYC condo owner busted for dividing apartment illegally The Lower East Side condo owner who cut his apartment in half horizontally to rent bizarre pint-sized units to 11 desperate tenants wasn’t the only enterprising landlord in his building. The city Buildings Department issued 10 violations to Jin...
21:52, 08/17/2019

US issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker in Gibraltar The US issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker in an eleventh-hour attempt to prevent the ship from leaving Gibraltar. The Grace 1 was seized by British officials July 4 because it was suspected of violating European Union sanctions prohibiti...
21:52, 08/17/2019

Prosecutor offered Philadelphia gunman fake sentencing during standoff Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner negotiated a “phony baloney” sentence with the gunman in the harrowing 7 1/2-hour standoff that ended with six cops shot. Krasner jumped on the phone with suspect Maurice Hill while he was hold...
21:52, 08/17/2019

Teachers Can Get a Free Premium Subscription to Calm's Meditation App Everyone knows that being a teacher can be a stressful occupational choice. The app Calm is aiming to make that slightly less so by offering teachers a premium subscription to its meditation app for free....
22:13, 08/17/2019

Huawei could be about to reveal its own rival to Google Maps Not only is Huawei busy developing its own operating system to potentially replace Android, it's also got an in-house mapping service in the pipeline as well, according to reports.Based on reporting by China Daily, the mapping service is aimed a...
22:39, 08/17/2019

England vs Australia 2nd Test live stream: how to watch Ashes cricket from anywhere If the rain just goes away, we could have a pretty interesting 2nd Test match at Lord's. It's easy to keep track with the next twists and turns of the cricket by following this guide to watching an England vs Australia 2nd Test live stream ...
22:39, 08/17/2019

VAR Once Again Steals A Game-Winning Goal From Manchester City Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Manchester City were on the verge of pulling out a late victory against Tottenham at home, and then VAR stepped in to take it away....
22:39, 08/17/2019

Kourtney Kardashian shares unedited bikini snap with fans: 'I love my stripes' Kourtney Kardashian says she “loves her stripes,” this after fans applauded the mother of three for not editing a picture of herself in a revealing bikini....
22:39, 08/17/2019

What Car Do You Have A Vendetta Against? Between Autumn 1973 and Spring 1974, 63 Citroën Meharis were burned to the ground on Paris streets. Not much more is known about the incident, but we can assume that whoever was responsible for destroying the better part of 100 little French off-road...
23:00, 08/17/2019

Slayer Livery Too Metal For Rick Ware Racing We were amped up to hear that Rick Ware Racing was going have its #54 car driven by J.J. Yeley liveried to promote the band’s final tour to tonight’s NASCAR Cup race in Bristol, Tennessee but today it seems like that idea has been shredded....
23:00, 08/17/2019

Internet-famous baby dugong dies due to plastic waste An orphaned baby dugong that attained celebrity status in Thailand has died with plastic waste lining its stomach, prompting a surge of mourning on the internet....
23:00, 08/17/2019

The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: The Top 10 Clapbacks of All Time, Part 3 Many of the emails, comments, tweets and direct messages that make it into the weekly Clapback Mailbag are from well-meaning people who genuinely have questions or need advice. In fact, those emails, tweets, direct messages and comments have prompted...
23:26, 08/17/2019

Praisesong for the Writer: The Literary World Mourns the Death of Author Paule Marshall “Heartbreaking news...Another beloved elder has crossed over,” tweeted two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage on Thursday afternoon. On the heels of Toni Morrison’s death on Aug. 5, the beloved elder Nottage was referring to was auth...
23:26, 08/17/2019

From Jackie Aina to the CROWN Coalition, Black Women Lead Glamour’s List of Women Changing the Beauty Industry It’s our turn. That’s the message Glamour magazine is giving black women, with the release of its “Women of the Year All Year” list honoring the biggest influencers in beauty. Of the 12 women the magazine profiled for 2019, eight are black, indicatin...
23:26, 08/17/2019

A Look at Austin Butler and Vanessa Hudgens' Sweet and Endlessly Supportive Romance When Austin Butler beat out the rest of young, full-lipped Hollywood to land the role of Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann's upcoming biopic, you could almost hear Vanessa Hudgens' excitement......
23:26, 08/17/2019

Massive Blast Hits Kabul Wedding, 20 Injured: Report At least 20 people were wounded in a blast at a Kabul wedding hall late Saturday, a local hospital said, as a government official circulated images showing what appeared to be many dead bodies....
23:26, 08/17/2019

Airport worker fired for slipping ‘you ugly’ note to traveler A security screener at a New York airport is out of a job after slipping a note to a traveler that read: “you ugly.” Neal Strassner was going through a security checkpoint at Greater Rochester International Airport in late June when the s...
23:26, 08/17/2019

La Liga: Real Madrid Get Back To Winning Ways At Celta Vigo Eden Hazard, who injured his thigh in training on Friday, will certainly start when he is fit again and there will be much tougher opponents than Celta Vigo....
23:26, 08/17/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the partial evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
23:52, 08/17/2019

5 things you need to know about CITES 18 Wildlife trafficking is a growing threat to our planet's biodiversity. As international stakeholders convene to regulate the trade, DW fills you in on five of the biggest debates at CITES 18....
23:52, 08/17/2019

Workers at Trump speech told they had to use time off or receive no pay if they didn’t attend Union workers at a petrochemical plant that President Trump visited in Pennsylvania were told they had to use paid time off or receive no pay for the day if they did not attend his remarks....
00:13, 08/18/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Boycott of Disney's Mulan Remake After Star's Pro-Police Comments Hong Kong is in the midst of political turmoil as anti-government protesters clash with police, and now Disney’s Mulan remake has become an unlikely flashpoint for debate. Read more......
00:13, 08/18/2019

Far-right groups and Antifa face off in Portland A heavy police presence largely kept members of far-right groups separated from far-left, anti-fascist activists at a downtown park Saturday.        ...
00:39, 08/18/2019

Doctors find teen's 17-year-old 'twin' inside her belly A 17-year-old in India has become the oldest known female in the world diagnosed with a rare condition called “Fetus in fetu.”        ...
00:40, 08/18/2019

Tyson Foods recalls frozen chicken patties over contamination with foreign matter Tyson Foods is recalling 39,078 pounds of frozen chicken patties over fears they may be contaminated with foreign matter, the US Department of Agriculture said....
01:00, 08/18/2019

The next Apple Watch may come in titanium and ceramic models Apple Watch Series 4 appeared to mark the death of the Edition line, but those luxurious models might be ready to come roaring back. iHelp BR said it has discovered animations in the watchOS 6 beta that reference not just the previously rumored retu...
01:00, 08/18/2019

Sainsbury's says not talking to internal candidates for CEO succession Sainsbury's is not talking to internal candidates about succession plans to Chief Executive Officer Mike Coupe and he has the full support of company's shareholders and the board, a company spokesperson told Reuters late on Saturday....
01:26, 08/18/2019

'47 Meters Down: Uncaged': Sistine Stallone's sad shark fate Sistine Stallone's Nicole is pretty rad in "47 Meters Down: Uncaged." Until she freaks out due to sharks. Watch the scene.        ...
01:52, 08/18/2019

Kim's 'great satisfaction' over sixth missile test in three weeks North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed "great satisfaction" over the "amazing success" of his country's missile programme after another test on Friday, according to state run media....
01:52, 08/18/2019

Jets sign Albert McClellan to address Avery Williamson void Avery Williamson’s season officially ended Saturday when the Jets placed the linebacker on injured reserve after he tore the ACL in his right knee in Thursday preseason game against the Falcons. The Jets signed veteran linebacker Albert McClellan to ...
02:13, 08/18/2019

Pat Shurmur is coaching with urgency Giants desperately need What do you think fans who root for and athletes who play for the Bills and Redskins think when they look ahead to the first month of the regular season and see a game on the schedule at the Giants? “That is a road game we can win.” How do you suspec...
02:13, 08/18/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un expresses 'great satisfaction' over latest weapons tests North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises....
02:39, 08/18/2019

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Preseason Week 2 recap begins with a surprise Colts standout Who's standing out this preseason? Who's not? Dave Richard breaks down everything from Week 2, including some reasons for optimism in Indy even if Andrew Luck misses time....
02:39, 08/18/2019

Naomi Osaka's knee injury lends uncertainty to US Open Naomi Osaka began retired from her quarterfinal match at the Western & Southern Open, unsure what's going on in the knee. The defending U.S. Open champion is worried about her chances of making another deep run in New York    ...
03:00, 08/18/2019

Tottenham analysis: Strange Pochettino tactics justified by unlikely point at Man City Gabriel Jesus was denied a last-gasp winner by VAR as Tottenham snatched a remarkable 2-2 draw against champions Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium....
03:26, 08/18/2019

Arrest made in decades-old Florida rape after victim reminds police about case Florida detectives say DNA helped them crack a brutal rape from 36 years ago that was recently reopened after the victim reached out to remind them that her case was still unsolved....
03:52, 08/18/2019

U.S. has order to seize Iranian oil tanker at Gibraltar based on new violations The United States revealed a seizure warrant and forfeiture complaint Friday against the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 for allegedly trying to "unlawfully access the U.S. financial system" and ship oil to Syria....
04:13, 08/18/2019

Seductress’ Cave of Depravity from Homer’s Odyssey Found? Italy's Mount Circeo or Cape Circeo is located about 60 miles (97 km) south of Rome and this promontory marks the southwestern limit of the former Pontine Marshes.  ...
04:13, 08/18/2019

The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this weekend Use your extra free time to snag great prices on robot vacuums, cold brew coffee makers, Apple iPads, and more.       ...
04:13, 08/18/2019

Ahead of Portland far-right protest, Trump says ‘antifa’ could be named terror group As a large far-right rally is underway in Portland, Oregon, U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken out against so-called anti-fascist counter-protesters....
04:39, 08/18/2019

Tactic change helps Medvedev beat world number one Djokovic A resilient Daniil Medvedev changed tactics midway through the second set and shocked world number one Novak Djokovic 3-6 6-3 6-3 in the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals on Saturday....
05:26, 08/18/2019

How to spot a ‘white rainbow’ White rainbows, aka fog bows, are similar to colorful rainbows except for one minor thing that makes a big impact on its appearance.       ...
05:52, 08/18/2019

Kyle Williams went from five-star recruit to prison after brutal assaults. He says he's a changed man Kyle Williams was a five-star linebacker who seemed destined for greatness. But after viciously assaulting three women, prison has been his reality.       ...
07:00, 08/18/2019

Text messages released in Michael Avenatti case allege conversations about Nike payments Text messages between a Kentucky basketball assistant and a Nike executive mentioned in the Michael Avenatti extortion case have been released.       ...
07:00, 08/18/2019

Panthers’ Eric Reid on talk Jay-Z could be part owner of NFL team: 'Despicable' Panthers safety Eric Reid slammed Jay-Z over talk that the rap mogul could become part owner of an NFL team and for Roc Nation's league partnership.       ...
07:00, 08/18/2019

Hamilton inducted into Rangers hall in 1st trip back to park Hamilton inducted into Rangers hall of fame in 1st trip back to park since 2010 AL MVP's last game 4 years ago       ...
07:00, 08/18/2019

Cop-hating mob at Brooklyn housing project injures three NYPD officers An unruly mob on a Brooklyn street corner erupted in violence and gunfire late Saturday, leaving three officers with minor injuries. At least some of the injuries were caused by “air mail,” or objects thrown down at cops from rooftops, po...
07:26, 08/18/2019

NYPD cop busted by mall cop for shoplifting $300 worth of clothing Sadokat Makhsudova, 24, was caught trying to steal four items of clothing from a JC Penney department store inside the Staten Island Mall in New Springville at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, the sources said....
07:26, 08/18/2019

Houston has a problem: NASA snubs city's bid to lead next moon mission It may have been one of the first words ever uttered on the moon, but Houston has been snubbed by NASA as the base of operations for the development of the next lunar lander....
07:26, 08/18/2019

Fugitive lived in isolated bunker for 3 years to evade arrest in Wisconsin Jeremiah Button was sleeping in a homemade bunker in the woods on the morning of Aug. 9 when his three-year run from the law came to an end.        ...
07:26, 08/18/2019

Your reaction to my hellish SSD upgrade proves that Windows 10 has a serious storage upgrade problem Earlier this week, I told you how installing an SSD in an old Windows 10 laptop has been the best and worst upgrade I’ve ever done. It was the best because the SSD gave that older machine a second life, and everything is now a lot faster than b...
08:39, 08/18/2019

Pete Alonso’s mental toughness helped Mets win this one KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There was a Polar Bear Grand Slam Plan. This is the underappreciated aspect of the amazin’ Mets rookie. Pete Alonso has a plan for everything and works hard to achieve success. His bases-loaded, majestic fly ball deep into the stan...
08:39, 08/18/2019

Mike Tauchman on transformation into Yankee ‘Savage’ Yankees outfielder Mike Tauchman takes a swing at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: How would you describe the New York Yankees Way? A: I think ultimately we’re just great competitors … combine fiery competitors with intense love of ...
08:39, 08/18/2019

Israeli military fires on militants at Gaza border, Palestinians say three killed JERUSALEM/GAZA - Israeli forces opened fire at a group of Palestinian gunmen as they tried to cross the Gaza border, the military said on Sunday and Palestinian health officials said three of the men were killed....
08:39, 08/18/2019

Alice Diaz, Nicholas Savaria The couple met when both worked for members of Congress from Connecticut, and had their first date — ice skating — in 2016, at Bushnell Park in Hartford....
09:00, 08/18/2019

Hanna Golab, Frederick Shipley The couple met in 2013, when both were at Princeton. She was studying for a doctoral degree in classics and he worked in a neuroscience research lab....
09:00, 08/18/2019

Crack Cocaine Makes a Paris Neighborhood ‘Hell’ for Users and Residents Five squalid acres at the edge of the city are home to France’s largest open-air crack market — an “apocalyptic situation,” the local police chief says....
09:52, 08/18/2019

Doug Barron leads suspended Dick's Sporting Goods Open Monday qualifier Doug Barron had a one-stroke lead in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open when lightning forced the suspension of play late in the second round        ...
10:39, 08/18/2019

Yankees’ James Paxton keeps getting wrecked in the first Yankees manager Aaron Boone often says James Paxton’s horrible numbers in first innings are due in part to bad luck. That wasn’t the case in Saturday’s 6-5 win over Cleveland, as Paxton gave up two more runs. In 22 starts this year, the left-hander h...
11:52, 08/18/2019

Tens of thousands flood Hong Kong park for latest rally Tens of thousands of people are marching from a park in central Hong Kong for what organizers hope will be a peaceful demonstration for democracy following recent clashes with police...
12:13, 08/18/2019

European roundup: Dortmund crush Augsburg, Monaco crash again Bundesliga hopefuls hit back from a goal downNice go top of Ligue 1 after win at Nîmes Borussia Dortmund crushed Augsburg 5-1 in their Bundesliga opener on Saturday, with two goals from Paco Alcacer, to lay down an emphatic marker after champions Bay...
12:13, 08/18/2019

Sportwatch: Last gasp wins for Tigers and Lightning as Roosters stroll – as it happened AFL: Tigers down EaglesNRL: Roosters hammer WarriorsSuper Netball: Lightning edge Vixens; Giants beat Thunderbirds 8.03am BST Thank you all for your company this afternoon, it’s now time for me to take my leave and get ready for some cricket. What a ...
12:13, 08/18/2019

All Blacks’ poor form no pointer to World Cup prospects, says Eddie Jones • England coach believes New Zealand holding themselves back• Jones: ‘Last thing you want is to be flying before World Cup’Eddie Jones believes New Zealand have been holding themselves back for the World Cup. The All Blacks finished third in the Rugb...
12:13, 08/18/2019

Real prepare late Eriksen bid as contract talks at Spurs stall - Paper Round "Real Madrid prepare a bid for Christian Eriksen as his contract runs down, Inter Milan to loan Alexis Sanchez and Barcelona plan Neymar loan offer."...
12:39, 08/18/2019

How an evicted author turned his life around with one bestseller About two years ago, Adrian McKinty was done as a writer. The Irish author had published several detective novels set in Belfast. They were well-reviewed; some even won prestigious literary awards. But none of the moderate success had translated into...
12:39, 08/18/2019

Rich bootlegger George Remus killed his wife — and got away with murder At 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 6, 1927, a man walked into the central police station in Cincinnati and informed the officer on duty, “I just shot my wife, and I came to surrender.” The man identified himself as George Remus, but if the police knew they had one...
12:39, 08/18/2019

Hong Kong Protesters March in Rain, in Show of Strength After Tumult After days of violence and increasingly vehement warnings from the Chinese government, the movement was boosted by a big march and rallies around the world....
13:01, 08/18/2019

Grey's Antaomy Star Camilla Luddington Marries Longtime Love Matthew Alan It's wedding bells and love songs for Grey's Anatomy star Camilla Luddington. The 35-year-old actress, who is best known for her role as Dr. Jo Wilson on the hit ABC drama,......
13:27, 08/18/2019

"Thought-Provoking": Shatrughan Sinha On PM's Independence Day Speech Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, known for his sharply critical comments on Twitter against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today heaped praise on him for his Independence Day speech, calling it......
13:52, 08/18/2019

Batley Bulldogs rugby league player Archie Bruce dies aged 20 • Bruce found dead in his hotel room after match in Toulouse• Scrum-half had made his Batley debut in Saturday’s gameBatley Bulldogs have announced that scrum-half Archie Bruce has died at the age of 20.A statement from the rugby league club said tha...
13:52, 08/18/2019

Cowboys' Witten: 'Jitters were real' in return Cowboys tight end Jason Witten made his preseason debut on Saturday after coming out of retirement and admitted to having "jitters" in his first game action since Dec. 31, 2017....
14:39, 08/18/2019

Rep. Dan Crenshaw rips Antifa demonstrators, blasts Portland protests as ‘sad showing’ In a Twitter message Saturday, U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw declared Saturday’s protests in Portland, Ore., “a sad showing,” and said the city’s Antifa activists paled in comparison to the demonstrators fighting for democracy in Hong Kong....
14:39, 08/18/2019

Rashida Tlaib's grandmother responds to Trump mocking decision not to visit Israel: 'May God ruin him' Muftia Tlaib, the 99-year-old grandmother of Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., had some strong words for President Trump after he claimed the elder Tlaib was a "winner" because her granddaughter decided not to visit her in Israel....
14:39, 08/18/2019

Germany's Jewish council warns against AfD's 'right-wing extremism' The president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany has sharply criticized the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, saying that it "incites fears and promotes a climate of exclusion of minorities."...
14:39, 08/18/2019

Celtic seal deal for promising Republic of Ireland striker Jonathan Afolabi Forward joins on two-year deal after leaving SouthamptonAfolabi in attendance for League Cup win over DunfermlineCeltic have successfully deflected interest from clubs from England to secure the highly regarded Republic of Ireland junior internationa...
15:00, 08/18/2019

BMW CEO Urges Staff To Narrow Sales Gap With Mercedes BMWs new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a time when demand for luxury cars is waning. Oliver......
15:00, 08/18/2019

The $1 billion-hop across the pond and the other airline routes that make the most money Business-traveler heavy routes like trans-Atlantic and transcontinental flights bring in the most revenue for airlines, which are racing to add more premium seats aboard their planes....
16:13, 08/18/2019

Amazon Says It Can Detect Fear on Your Face. You Scared? The company updates its Rekognition suite with an algorithm that can tell if you’re afraid. Researchers say such emotion detectors don’t work very well....
16:39, 08/18/2019

Islamic State claims Afghan wedding suicide blast that killed 63 The Islamic State (IS) militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underlining the dangers the country faces even if the Taliban agrees a pact with the United States...
17:00, 08/18/2019

Sudan opposition coalition appoints five civilian members of sovereign council Sudan's opposition coalition on Sunday named five people as civilian members of the country's sovereign council to be sworn in on Monday, a source within the coalition told Reuters....
17:00, 08/18/2019

Iran ready to escort Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker in the Gulf: navy commander Iran is ready to dispatch its naval fleet to escort its Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker, which is currently in Gibraltar, Iran's navy commander said on Sunday....
17:00, 08/18/2019

John Lundstram strikes to give Sheffield United victory over Crystal Palace The smell of fresh paint and the warmth of the August sun hinted at exciting new beginnings but there was also a lot that seemed reassuringly familiar about Sheffield United as they hosted Premier League football for the first time in 12 years.While ...
17:26, 08/18/2019

Ashley Cole retires from playing and plans move into coaching • Cole: ‘My next chapter will hopefully be coaching’• Left-back won 13 major trophies and 107 England capsAshley Cole has said he is planning a move into coaching after calling time on his illustrious playing career.The former England defender won 13...
17:26, 08/18/2019

Graphic Novels Take Off With Young Readers Comics and graphic novels that address serious subjects like divorce and racism are resonating with a new audience and bolstering the children’s publishing industry....
17:52, 08/18/2019

The War on Sugar Hits the Juice Box With pediatricians and parents increasingly concerned about the health risks of juice, a growing crop of watered-down juice-box alternatives are coming to store shelves. But will kids drink them?...
17:52, 08/18/2019

Bear spray, shields, metal poles seized at Portland protests PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested four people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, and authorities closed bridg...
17:52, 08/18/2019

Florida woman rammed tanker truck in bid to kill self, 2 children: police Florida police say a woman in a van deliberately rammed a gasoline tanker truck after telling a friend she was going to get into a crash that would kill her and her two sons, 4 and 6....
18:13, 08/18/2019

Worried Hong Kong Residents Are Moving Money Out as Protests Escalate The local currency has weakened rapidly since early July, a move analysts attribute partly to outflows. Some businesses say they are seeing money move abroad, and individuals say they have either swapped money into other currencies or are considering...
18:13, 08/18/2019

Toyota driver Hamlin comes from two laps down for Bristol NASCAR win Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin recovered from being two laps down to beat Leavine Family Racing's Matt DiBenedetto in the NASCAR Cup race at Bristol....
19:00, 08/18/2019

How Climate Change Is Breaking Temperature Records Around the World in 2019 July 2019 was the hottest July and the hottest month on record globally since temperature records began in a year of many record-breaking temperatures as heat waves hit many parts of the world. This trend of high temperatures and heatwaves looks set ...
19:00, 08/18/2019

Hong Kong protesters attempt to restore peace after airport violence Hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters of all ages returned to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, in a massive show of solidarity for a movement that appeared on the verge of losing popular support....
19:00, 08/18/2019

Bangladesh slum fire leaves 10,000 people homeless More than 10,000 people have been left homeless after a massive fire engulfed a slum in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, destroying thousands of shanties, according to Bangladeshi officials....
19:00, 08/18/2019

UPDATE 1-White House says no recession in sight, pushes China trade talks White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage ...
19:00, 08/18/2019

Facebook should stop trying to disrupt payments with Libra and focus on repair Facebook has had quite a run operating in the completely unregulated, wild world of social media, finally ending with a mea culpa that it needs government regulation in order to manage the massive social and democratic disorder it has created. With i...
19:52, 08/18/2019

Just putting it out there: I still buy MP3s In this column, “Just putting this out there…,” we write about the odd ways we engage with tech and the unpopular opinions we form about it. One of my biggest sources of inner turmoil is how I consume music: I still buy MP3s. This is often met with s...
19:52, 08/18/2019

Dinosaur egg bonanza gives vital clues about prehistoric parenting Perhaps the most amazing thing about fossils is that they don’t just show us what extinct animals looked like, they can also reveal how those animals lived. Even a fossilized dinosaur egg can provide a wealth of clues about its parents’ behavior. Din...
19:52, 08/18/2019

| Mickelson almost misses tee time after hotel 'struck by lightning' Phil Mickelson said he narrowly avoided missing his final-round tee time for the BMW Championship at Medinah after his hotel room was "struck by lightning"....
20:13, 08/18/2019

| Miller-Uibo sparkles as Blake shows he is not spent force Shaunae Miller-Uibo came from behind to overhaul home hope Dina Asher-Smith and win a star-studded women's 200 metres at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting....
20:13, 08/18/2019

The guitar that Duane Allman played on classic 'Layla' sells for $1.25 million An anonymous collector has snapped up the guitar that Duane Allman played on 'Layla,' the Derek and the Dominoes hit written by Eric Clapton.        ...
20:13, 08/18/2019

'The Hunt' producer Jason Blum still wants to release controversial film Trump seemed to slam Despite "marketing mistakes" with "The Hunt," producer Jason Blum still wants to release controversial film that Donald Trump appeared to criticize.        ...
20:13, 08/18/2019

Goodnight, Hard Rock: Las Vegas hotel and casino will close 8 months for renovation Heads up, Las Vegas travelers: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will shut down for eight months of renovations in 2020. It'll reopen as a Virgin Hotel.       ...
21:00, 08/18/2019

Luis Severino throws off Yankee Stadium mound in big step toward return Yankees ace Luis Severino took another step toward making his season debut, throwing off a mound at the Stadium for the first time all year. Severino – who hasn’t pitched all year due to multiple injuries to his pitching arm and shoulder – tossed in ...
21:00, 08/18/2019

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash Former NFL running back and University of Texas star Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash, according to the Austin American-Statesman. He was 36. The accident occurred on Mount Bonnell Road in West Austin after 10 p.m. Saturday, ac...
21:00, 08/18/2019

Why Vegas believes Redskins will struggle to get six wins A preseason quarterback competition is seldom a positive sign, and nothing happening in August is pointing to the Redskins as a playoff team. If rookie Dwayne Haskins is starting early in the season, Washington will be a lost cause. Haskins is not re...
21:00, 08/18/2019

O’Rourke: El Paso shooting makes clear the ‘real consequence’ of Trump racism Democratic presidential candidate says suspect who killed 22 people earlier this month was inspired by Trump’s rhetoricThe deaths of 22 people in the El Paso shooting earlier this month made clear “the real consequence and cost of Donald Trump”, Demo...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Portland rally: Proud Boys vow to march each month after biggest protest of Trump era Oregon city sees sporadic violence and a dozen arrests as Donald Trump and Proud Boys chairman denounce anti-fascistsPortland saw its largest far-right demonstration of the Trump era on Saturday, as 500 rightwingers traveled from around the country t...
21:26, 08/18/2019

The Gay Metropolis review: if we can survive Aids, we can survive Trump Charles Kaiser’s update of his seminal history is suffused with belief in civil rights, progress and essential human decencyWhen Charles Kaiser’s pioneering account of American gay history was first published, in 1997, the future for LGBT people (the...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Cedric Benson, NFL and Texas running back, dies in motorcycle crash aged 36 Famed Texas running back killed in motorcycle crash in AustinBenson played for Bears, Bengals and Packers during NFL careerFormer NFL and Texas running back Cedric Benson was killed Saturday night in a motorcycle crash in Austin, Texas. He was 36.His...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Joanna Hogg and Honor Swinton Byrne: ‘We should tell whatever stories we like’ The director of The Souvenir, an extraordinary autobiographical tale set in the 1980s, and Honor Swinton Byrne, who plays her, discuss the relationship with a mysterious older man at the heart of the film“I tried to remember as much as possible,” say...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Viveik Kalra: ‘I feel represented, like finally there’s a part of me on the screen’ Having gone straight from drama school to starring opposite a childhood idol, Viveik Kalra has had a dream start. Here, the 21-year-old star of Blinded By The Light talks PlayStation, Bruce Springsteen and Pakistani role modelsAfter an hour or so wit...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Frozen in time: Maya Angelou cooks for Toni Morrison, September 1994 To honour the author’s Nobel prize for literature, Angelou hosts a feast for 150 in her Winston-Salem homeMaya Angelou stands in the kitchen of her birdcage-lined home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, preparing a feast for a crowd of 150. It is Sept...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63 The death toll from a late-night suicide bombing at a crowded wedding party in the Afghan capital rose to at least 63 on Sunday, including women and children, officials said....
21:26, 08/18/2019

Operation Yellowhammer: Government hits back over leaked dossier on no-deal Brexit as minister blasts it as 'scaremongering' Business minister Kwasi Kwarteng said people were playing into 'Project Fear' following the leak Michael Gove said Yellowhammer represented a 'worst-case scenario' Number 10 says document was leaked by former minister to influence discussions with EU...
21:52, 08/18/2019

UK To Face Fuel, Food And Medicine Shortages In No-Deal Brexit: Report Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents......
21:52, 08/18/2019

"Everyone Ran Crying": 63 Killed In Suicide Bombing At Afghan Wedding A suicide bomber killed more than 60 people and wounded scores, including women and children, as they celebrated a wedding in the Afghan capital, authorities said Sunday, the deadliest attack in Kabul......
21:52, 08/18/2019

Jerry Jones cracks ‘Zeke who?’ as Cowboys’ Tony Pollard continues to shine There’s no indication whether things have gotten hostile between Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys as the star running back holds out for a raise, but Jerry Jones on Saturday found a reason to laugh about the matter. After rookie Tony Poll...
21:52, 08/18/2019

Yellow Cars Are Back, Praise Be The world is a hellscape, politics is a nightmare, a recession is expected and car sales are slowing but, by God, yellow is back. In a world full of uncertainty, yellow cars are certainly fantastic and thankfully here....
21:52, 08/18/2019

A Chinese EV Startup Screwed Aston Martin Out Of Over $20 Million In October of 2018, Aston Martin reported that it had sold the tooling and intellectual property of the Vanquish to a mystery buyer for $26 million. Now, Aston Martin has reported that the mystery buyer was Detroit Electric and, well, Aston sharehold...
21:52, 08/18/2019

Porsche's Type 64 Didn't Sell Because Of A Weird Screwup At The Auction (Updated) There were multiple press releases. There was a highly produced video. There was a Chris Harris Top Gear video. The hype generated for the auction of the only remaining Porsche Type 64 made it basically the Supra of the auction world. So last night, ...
21:52, 08/18/2019

Pre-Columbian Explorers in the Americas: The Hard Evidence These days, few people still believe Christopher Columbus was the first explorer to travel to the “New World.”  ...
21:52, 08/18/2019

'A Reset:' Hong Kong Protesters Find New Momentum With Largest Rally in Weeks Pro-democracy demonstrators braved torrential rain to hold their largest rally in weeks, a show of mass support that reset the movement that opposes Beijing’s tightening grip on the city and which heaped pressure on officials to resolve its biggest p...
22:13, 08/18/2019

Hotel fire nearly causes Phil Mickelson to miss tee time at BMW Championship Phil Mickelson was left in jeopardy of missing his tee time Sunday morning for the final round of the BMW Championship.       ...
22:39, 08/18/2019

Liberty football coach Hugh Freeze had surgery for life-threatening staph infection Ex-Ole Miss and current Liberty football coach Hugh Freeze underwent surgery last week for complications from staph infection, he confirmed to ESPN.       ...
22:39, 08/18/2019

Pieters becomes 1st golfer to win Czech Masters twice Thomas Pieters shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to become the first golfer to win the Czech Masters for the second time       ...
22:39, 08/18/2019

UK teen charged after 'devoted father' fatally stabbed with screwdriver, police say A 17-year-old in England has been charged with the murder of a “devoted father,” who was stabbed to death at a shopping center last week with what police believe was a screwdriver, authorities said Saturday....
22:39, 08/18/2019

Warren Buffett Is Buying Bank Stocks. Why Aren’t Others? Growth is slowing, worries of a recession are rising and the Fed just cut interest rates. Wall Street analysts expect lower rates to crimp banks’ profitability....
22:39, 08/18/2019

Protecting Singapore from rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion Protecting Singapore against rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion ($72 billion) or more over 100 years, its prime minister said on Sunday, as the low-lying island-state makes preparations to mitigate the impact of global warming....
23:00, 08/18/2019

Braves' Acuna pulled after not running out blast Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr. was removed from the Sunday's win against the Dodgers after he stood at the plate admiring a long fly ball that did not leave the park....
23:26, 08/18/2019

'Annoying little brother' Baker Mayfield once aspired to be like his Browns backup Garrett Gilbert was the "rock star" QB in high school and Mayfield the "fat 12-year-old" who was never afraid to clap back at his idol. Now they share the Browns' QB room....
23:26, 08/18/2019

Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka and the most controversial US Open final in history It has been called one of the most controversial matches in tennis history. But what is the real story behind the 2018 US Open women's singles final? Don Van Natta looks back at the match that sparked debate on and off the court....
23:26, 08/18/2019

Sophie Turner sports sexy Bond-girl gown for Joe Jonas' James Bond-themed 30th birthday Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner, ever the couple to throw an awesome party, celebrated the Jonas Brother's 30th birthday with a James Bond-themed bash.        ...
23:52, 08/18/2019

Hundreds March In Mexico City to Demand Action Against Police Accused of Rape Hundreds gathered in the streets of Mexico City on Friday to protest police violence and demand punishment for police officers accused of raping minors....
23:52, 08/18/2019

Things Are Getting Worse for a Panicked Steve King You know you’re in trouble when despite being a true (racist) Republican, Liz Cheney won’t even defend you, and refers to comments you’ve made as “appalling and bizarre.”...
23:52, 08/18/2019

No Pre-Reading, No Rehearsing: How ‘The Weekly’ Kept Its Recreation of Historic Opioid Testimony Authentic The Times TV show’s producer/director shares the challenges and rewards of bringing to life witness testimony against Purdue Pharma in a way that stayed true to our journalistic principles....
00:13, 08/19/2019

Rainbow Six Siege's Next Operation Will Add A Cool New Grappling Hook And A Reworked Kanal Ubisoft announced new details about the upcoming third season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 4 were announced today at the Rainbow Six Major in Raleigh. A new operation is coming called Ember Rise. It will add two new operators, a revamped v...
00:13, 08/19/2019

Former Texas star, NFL running back Cedric Benson killed in motorcycle crash Law enforcement reported the accident, involving a motorcycle and minivan occurred at 10:22 p.m. on Saturday which left Benson and another person dead and two others injured. Details of the crash included a "vehicle and person on fire," according to ...
00:39, 08/19/2019

MLB's Chris Davis connects with young fan who helped end player's record hitless streak Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, who set a record for the longest hitless streak in MLB history met with a very special youngster on Saturday, a nine-year-old boy whose heartfelt letter gave him the inspiration to end the dreaded streak....
00:39, 08/19/2019

Liberty coach Hugh Freeze sidelined by life-threatening staph infection Liberty University head football coach Hugh Freeze was recovering from surgery this weekend after a life-threatening staph infection entered his bloodstream, according to a report. ...
00:39, 08/19/2019

Iranian tanker at center of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data shows The Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further....
00:39, 08/19/2019

Trump says he will likely release Mideast peace plan after Israel elections U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would likely wait until after Israel's Sept. 17 elections to release a peace plan for the region that was designed by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner....
00:39, 08/19/2019

Danish PM says Trump's idea of selling Greenland to U.S. is absurd Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark's prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the U.S. interest in buying the world's largest island....
00:39, 08/19/2019

Canada slams UK decision to 'off-load' Islamist fighter Canada said on Sunday that Britain's decision to strip Jack Letts - dubbed "Jihadi Jack" by the media - of his British citizenship was an attempt to shift responsibility for what to do with him onto Canada, where he also has citizenship....
00:39, 08/19/2019

Kuwait's Emir has recovered after health setback: state news agency Kuwait's elderly ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah has recovered from a health setback and is "in a good condition now", the state news agency KUNA reported on Sunday....
00:39, 08/19/2019

Not your father's Peronists: Why Macri flopped with young Argentines For Luis Joaquin Caro, who was about 2 years old when Argentina last defaulted on its debt in 2001, casting his vote for left-leaning Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez in the country's recent primary election was a no-brainer....
00:39, 08/19/2019

Blake edges Gemili in Birmingham 100m showdown "Former world champion Yohan Blake of Jamaica edged Britain\u0027s Adam Gemili in a photo-finish to win the 100 metres at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting on Sunday."...
01:13, 08/19/2019

Watch Bernie Sanders talk insurance, student debt, and police brutality with Cardi B If you’re in need of a political pick-me-up (and who isn’t nowadays), Cardi B’s new interview with Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is worth a watch. Regardless of who you’re rooting to vote for in the 2020 election, this interview bet...
01:14, 08/19/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 16-18 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
01:14, 08/19/2019

Esad Ribić showcases Conan’s primal appeal in his fully painted Exodus When it comes to pure masculinity, few characters match Conan The Barbarian. He’s a huge, preternaturally strong warrior who rises from rogue to king, driven by hunger for gold, women, and power but still maintaining a noble spirit. He’s one of those...
01:14, 08/19/2019

Orioles' Chance Sisco Capped Off A Bad Inning With A Foul Tip To The Dick And Balls A wise person online once said, “Each day on twitter there is one main character. The goal is to never be it.” Such a quote can also be applied to the Baltimore Orioles this season. As a whole, the team has been a special kind of terrible that few pe...
02:03, 08/19/2019

Report: The Yankees Almost Had A Hand In Preventing Aaron Boone's "Fucking Savages" Rant From Becoming Public ESPN’s Coley Harvey published a profile on Friday of internet-famous baseball narrator Jimmy O’Brien aka JomboyMedia on YouTube. For those unfamiliar, his videos consist of short, but detailed, breakdowns of interesting and comedic moments that happe...
02:03, 08/19/2019

Daniel Cormier Didn't Listen To His Corner, And It Cost Him His Title By all accounts that matter—meaning the fight’s scorecards—Daniel Cormier had been better than his opponent, Stipe Miocic, through three rounds in the main event of UFC 241. Entering the fourth of the UFC heavyweight title bout, each judge had things...
02:03, 08/19/2019

Epstein once attended party wearing ‘Screw U’-embroidered slippers: report "We all got the message," one attendee of the 2015 fete told the outlet. "Jeffrey couldn't care less about what we thought about him or who he was with."...
02:28, 08/19/2019

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong enjoyed a rare calm weekend after 10 weeks of civil unrest, with no violent clashes reported Sunday as up to 1.7 million protesters turned local streets into seas of umbrellas amid torrential rains. Riot police who have repeatedly clashed w...
02:28, 08/19/2019

‘Professional cuddler’ instructed woman to ‘suck her nipple’: report A professional cuddler took things too far when she asked a client to suckle at her breast, according to a report. The unnamed client filed a complaint with the state’s massage board claiming that Tempe-area cuddler Susanne Woodward engaged in ...
02:28, 08/19/2019

New Jersey doctor falls to his death while vacationing with fiancée A New Jersey doctor on the verge of starting his dream job and getting married fell to his death while vacationing on the island of Ibiza, according to reports. Dr. Daniel Sirovich, 34, of Kearny and his fiancée, Kristi Kelly, originally from Staten ...
02:28, 08/19/2019

Most Americans disapprove of Trump’s response to mass shootings: poll Americans strongly back many proposed gun laws following two massacres in Texas and Ohio — while only a third approved of President Trump’s response to the mass shootings, a new poll released Sunday shows. The NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll ...
02:28, 08/19/2019

Trump accuses New York Times of going on a ‘racism witch hunt’ WASHINGTON — President Trump continued his assault on the “failing New York Times” early Sunday, claiming the Gray Lady is engaging in a “Racism Witch Hunt.” “The failing New York Times, in one of the most devastating po...
02:53, 08/19/2019

President Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Doing Very Well With China’ Amid Continuing Trade Talks President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “doing very well with China, and talking!” in a Twitter message sent hours after his top economic adviser laid out a potential timeline for the resumption of substantive trade talks with Beijing. ...
02:53, 08/19/2019

Alaskan Man Discovers 50-Year-Old Russian Message in a Bottle (NOME, Alaska) — A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska. Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref about 600 mil...
02:54, 08/19/2019

Crackdown Like "Tiananmen Square" In Hong Kong May Harm Trade Deal: Trump US President Donald Trump on Sunday warned China that carrying out a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters would harm trade talks between the two countries....
03:15, 08/19/2019

PKL7: Tamil Thalaivas, Puneri Paltan Play Out Draw Youngsters Ajeet and Manjeet were the stars for Thalaivas and Paltan respectively in a match that had been billed as a clash of the Kabaddi stalwarts....
04:00, 08/19/2019

'Rainbow Six: Siege' adds a 'Fortnite' style Battle Pass Ubisoft can't resist the siren's call of introducing Fortnite-like Battle Passes in Rainbow Six: Siege. On top of unveiling the details of Year 4's third season (more on that in a bit), the company has outlined plans for Battle Passes ...
04:00, 08/19/2019

Three UK rolls out 5G home internet access in London Yet another carrier is offering 5G in the UK -- although it's not on your phone. Three has launched 5G home broadband in parts of London, giving people "fibre-like speeds" (the carrier hasn't given specific numbers) without requiring a tec...
04:00, 08/19/2019

Sonos' portable smart speaker leaks in greater detail There might not be much of a surprise left by the time Sonos unveils its first portable speaker. The crew at WinFuture has obtained pictures and details that appear to offer much clearer idea of how the hybrid smart speaker will work -- including wh...
04:00, 08/19/2019

Kevin Smith is making a 'He-Man' anime series for Netflix Netflix is working with filmmaker Kevin Smith (Clerks, Mallrats) to create a He-Man limited anime series entitled Masters of the Universe: Revelation. Smith, who'll serve as the project's showrunner and executive producer, has unveiled the ...
04:00, 08/19/2019

Gibraltar rejects US pressure; lets Iranian oil tanker set sail Gibraltar rejected a U.S. request to continue holding an Iranian supertanker detained on suspicion of attempting to breach global sanctions on Syria.        ...
04:00, 08/19/2019

Princess Diana Wanted To Help AIDS Patients In Kolkata, Reveals New Book Princess Diana in 1997 had expressed her desire to accommodate a small number of AIDS patients in Kolkata after Mother Teresa talked about it, reveals a new book on LM Singhvi, India's longest-serving......
04:52, 08/19/2019

Best phones under Rs 12,000 in India for August 2019 Thanks to the ever-increasing competition in the budget smartphone segment in India, Indian smartphone buyers have never had it this good, especially in the sub-Rs 15,000 segment. There are options from several companies if you’re looking for ...
04:52, 08/19/2019

The Apple Watch 5 tipped to come in ceramic and titanium versions You wait all year for some decent Apple Watch Series 5 rumors and then two come along at once: we only just heard that the fifth-generation wearable might launch in September and now there's news of some different casing materials getting added ...
04:52, 08/19/2019

Elvis Presley spy animated series 'Agent King' coming to Netflix Netflix, on the 42nd anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, announced that it has ordered the adult animated action comedy series “Agent King” from Priscilla Presley and John Eddie. Authentic Brands Group, Sony Pictures Animation, and Sony Pictures Te...
05:13, 08/19/2019

Matt Harvey was really nervous for his minor league start The Dark Knight rose for one night. Matt Harvey turned in a strong performance in his first start for the Athletics’ Triple-A Las Vegas affiliate on Saturday. The former Met, who signed a minor league deal with Oakland last week, allowed just two hit...
05:13, 08/19/2019

The Saquon Barkley mistake Giants can’t make Don’t play Saquon Barkley. Pat Shurmur should have Barkley take a seat and wait for the regular-season opener against the Cowboys to play him. Barkley is the straw that stirs the Giants’ drink. The risk-reward isn’t worth taking him out of bubb...
05:13, 08/19/2019

USWNT stars call for help in promoting women’s soccer league Exactly five weeks after lifting her second World Cup, Carli Lloyd shot wide. Inside the 36th minute at Red Bull Arena, the two-time FIFA Player of the Year went on a swashbuckling run toward the goal, weaving and cutting her way through the defense ...
05:13, 08/19/2019

'I don't see a recession': Trump and advisers reject talk of economic disaster Peter Navarro and Larry Kudlow dispute market indicatorsTariffs are hurting China not US, trade aide insists Donald Trump and his chief trade advisers insisted on Sunday the US is not facing a recession which markets appear to fear and which could pr...
05:39, 08/19/2019

Iceland holds funeral for first glacier lost to climate change Nation commemorates the once huge Okjokull glacier with plaque that warns action is needed to prevent climate changeIceland has marked its first-ever loss of a glacier to climate change as scientists warn that hundreds of other ice sheets on the suba...
05:39, 08/19/2019

Austrian People's party promises to ban far-right Identitarians Centre-right MPs say the policy must be part of any coalition agreement after September’s electionsAustria’s centre-right People’s party has said it will insist on the banning of the far-right Identitarian Movement as a condition of any coalition aft...
05:39, 08/19/2019

Agua Caliente Park closing Monday for renovations TUCSON — Starting Monday, Agua Caliente Park will be closed for several months as renovation efforts begin. The park spreads over one hundred acres with a warm spring and pond, making it an oasis in the southwestern desert. For the next few mon...
05:39, 08/19/2019

Nonprofit changing lives with service dogs for veterans and first responders The Patriotic Service Dog Foundation provides dogs free of charge to help first responders and veterans suffering from PTSD — changing lives for those who serve. At least a third of the dogs are rescues, trained to help their owners in large crowds o...
05:39, 08/19/2019

Pedestrian killed in hit and run on the Tucson’s west side Tucson Police Dept. says a pedestrian was fatally struck in a hit and run on Saturday. Officers responded to reports of a serious injury collision involving a pedestrian near 1st Ave. and Kelso. Arriving at the scene authorities found an unresponsive...
05:39, 08/19/2019

Raccoon freed after being trapped in vending machine DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — Police say a raccoon trapped in a vending machine at a Florida high school is now free. Volusia County Sheriff’s spokesman Andrew Gant says a deputy stationed at Pine Ridge High School was notified of the trapped raccoon Wednesda...
05:39, 08/19/2019

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Katrina, dies at 76 Blanco was the first elected female governor in Louisiana's history. She died Sunday after a long battle with cancer.        ...
05:39, 08/19/2019

SUV belonging to El Paso woman killed in massacre is stolen, vandalized Soon after a man buried his longtime partner in a funeral attended by hundreds of strangers last week -- in the wake of the massacre inside an El Paso, Texas, Walmart -- it emerged that her SUV had been stolen and vandalized....
05:39, 08/19/2019

Texas woman pleads guilty to making up illnesses of son who had 323 medical visits A Texas woman accused of exposing her son to unneeded medical tests and procedures — including taking him to hospitals more than 320 times — has pleaded guilty to recklessly causing injury to a child, according to a report....
05:39, 08/19/2019

Federal police fight court ruling a mobile phone is not a computer AFP granted warrant to unlock smartphone but decision overturned on grounds device not covered by Crimes ActAustralian federal police are fighting a federal court ruling that a smartphone is not considered a computer, making a warrant it was using to...
06:00, 08/19/2019

"Ecofascism": Common Theme Shared By 2 Mass Murders A World Apart Before the slaughter of dozens of people in Christchurch, New Zealand and El Paso, Texas this year, the accused gunmen took pains to explain their fury, including their hatred of immigrants. The......
06:00, 08/19/2019

Sources: Howard OK'd to talk with Lakers, others Dwight Howard's representatives have been given permission by the Grizzlies to speak to teams that might have interest in acquiring the center, including the Lakers, sources say....
06:00, 08/19/2019

Nigel Slater’s ice-cream recipes In this heat, it’s ice screamingly obvious what you need to doThe summer staggers on. The air is hot and thick as treacle. There is no breeze, not a single leaf moves. For some, the summer of their dreams. For me, the perfect excuse to make ice-cream...
06:26, 08/19/2019

Arsenal star David Luiz reveals desire for new challenge convinced him to leave Chelsea 'comfort zone' David Luiz has admitted he could have continued earning money in his comfort zone at Chelsea - but the prospect of a new challenge with Arsenal was too good to turn down....
06:26, 08/19/2019

US tech firms will likely influence decision on whether to extend Huawei's license, IDC says This is as much about the pressure that U.S. components suppliers are exerting on the government as opposed to punishing Huawei, Crawford Del Prete, president at IDC....
06:52, 08/19/2019

Dave Martinez did Sean Doolittle no favors, and now the Nats’ closer is on the injured list Martinez’s stubbornness regarding Doolittle’s role — aided and abetted by the pitcher himself — could be an issue for the Nationals down the stretch....
07:39, 08/19/2019

Raiders GM: Time for Antonio Brown to be ‘all-in or all-out,’ get past helmet issue After the NFL shot down Brown's plan to use a slightly more recent model of his favored helmet, the wide receiver stayed away from Oakland's training camp....
07:39, 08/19/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. President Trump does not want to do business with China's Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said he did not want the United States to do business with China's Huawei even as the administration weighs whether to extend a grace period for the company....
07:39, 08/19/2019

Opinion: Tiger Woods fails to qualify for Tour Championship as season ends with whimper Tiger Woods won't have a chance to defend his title next week at the Tour Championship, falling well outside the top 30 in the FedEx Cup standings.        ...
08:26, 08/19/2019

Justin Thomas in great position to win FedEx Cup after capturing BMW Championship title After winning the BMW Championship, Justin Thomas will start the Tour Championship finale with a two-shot lead at 10 under.        ...
08:26, 08/19/2019

Thomas holds on to win BMW Championship Justin Thomas had more stress than he needed Sunday before regaining control with three birdies on the back nine at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim the No. 1 seed going into the FedEx Cup finale        ...
08:26, 08/19/2019

Reporter brutally punched during live hit at Mexico City protest: report A television reporter in Mexico was knocked unconscious during a live broadcast while covering a tense protest sparked by allegations that police officers in Mexico City raped two teenaged girls, reports said....
08:52, 08/19/2019

Iranian supertanker US tried to seize moves toward unknown destination Amid a growing confrontation between Iran and the West a year after President Trump pulled Washington out of Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers, an Iranian supertanker the U.S. has suspected to be tied to a sanctioned organization has lifted its...
08:52, 08/19/2019

Man Who Claims To Be Mughal Descendant Offers Gold Brick For Ram Temple Prince Habeebuddin Tucy, who claims to be a descendant of last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, has offered to donate a gold brick to build the Ram temple at Ayodhya....
09:13, 08/19/2019

Through my reclusive, lonely years of infertility, playing piano lifted my spirits Unable to conceive, I retreated into what could have been a very destructive place but making music was the key change my life neededHe wasn’t supposed to be the one. I went to university with plans to reinvent myself, explore new relationships and b...
09:13, 08/19/2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjær adamant Paul Pogba will stay at Manchester United • Real Madrid and Juventus retain interest in France midfielder• Spanish and Italian transfer windows open until 2 SeptemberOle Gunnar Solskjær has insisted Paul Pogba will remain at Manchester United once the Spanish and Italian transfer windows clo...
09:39, 08/19/2019

Coast Guard searching for two firefighters who disappeared on a Florida fishing trip Authorities say they have searched almost 5,000 square miles of ocean for two firefighters who disappeared after setting out from Port Canaveral, Florida, on a fishing trip....
09:39, 08/19/2019

The Point: Elizabeth Warren tries again on Native American issue With 169 days until the Iowa caucuses and a barely winnowed Democratic field still vying for the nomination, the 2020 election will be here before you know it. Every Sunday, I outline the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming w...
09:39, 08/19/2019

Workers had 3 options: Attend Trump's speech, use paid time off or receive no pay Workers at the Pennsylvania petrochemical plant where President Donald Trump spoke Tuesday were told that if they didn't attend the event, they either had to use paid time off or receive no pay for the day....
09:39, 08/19/2019

Texas Police Won't Face Criminal Charges After Leading Black Man by A Rope The two Texas police officers who led a handcuffed black man down a street by a rope will not face criminal charges, according to the Texas Rangers. On Aug. 3, officers identified by Galveston police as “P. Brosch” and “A. Smith” led a handcuffed 43-...
09:39, 08/19/2019

Nothing much makes sense on Preacher, but at least there's gore It makes a certain amount of sense to team God up with the Grail. The show is rapidly approaching its endgame, and the idea of putting all the villains on one side has an appealing narrative economy to it; it underlines that God and Starr are both pe...
10:00, 08/19/2019

UK parliament must reconvene immediately for Brexit: Labour's McDonnell Britain's parliament needs to be recalled from its summer break immediately to discuss Brexit, the opposition Labour Party's finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Monday....
10:00, 08/19/2019

UK's Labour says government must talk to China over Hong Kong Britain's opposition Labour Party said the government should talk directly with China over Hong Kong and urged Chinese authorities to respect the 'one country, two systems' principle in the former British province....
10:00, 08/19/2019

Zimbabwe police ban opposition protest planned for Monday Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for Monday by the country's main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, saying it would likely result in "public disorder"....
10:00, 08/19/2019

Turkish police detain 418 people in Kurdish militant probe: ministry Turkish police have detained 418 people in 29 provinces in an investigation targeting suspects with links to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, the Interior Ministry said on Monday....
10:00, 08/19/2019

China's State Council calls for Shenzhen integration with Hong Kong, Macau China's State Council has called for greater development of the southern city of Shenzhen and the integration of its culture and economy with neighboring Hong Kong and Macau....
10:00, 08/19/2019

Three years in the NFL wilderness: what Colin Kaepernick lost – and won It’s difficult to know exactly how Kaepernick views his time in the NFL wilderness. Nevertheless, it’s worth asking: after three years, what has he accomplished – and at what cost?Over the last three years, Kenny Stills has not stuck to sports.Instea...
10:26, 08/19/2019

BTCC 2019: Honda Civic Type R drivers take Thruxton wins BTCC Thruxton Tordoff Tordoff converts pole position into win, while victories for Cammish and Cook boost title hopes Honda Civic Type R drivers Dan Cammish and Josh Cook bolstered their Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) title chanc...
10:52, 08/19/2019

Used car buying guide: BMW M3 (E92) The V8 makes 414bhp, or 444bhp in later special-edition models The E90, E92 and E93 M3 saloon, coupé and convertible took BMW’s performance icon to new levels of technical sophistication More high-speed express than B-road hooligan: that was our v...
10:52, 08/19/2019

Under the skin: Why Volkswagen is bringing back manual gearboxes The Volkswagen Group’s new MQ281 gearbox shows how far manual gearbox technology has progressed over the years and how it still has a big part to play in cutting fuel consumption and emissions New six-speed MQ281 unit is lightweight, compact and sh...
10:52, 08/19/2019

Beyond Thunderdome: Henry Chang's insane automotive sculptures Great Scott! What would Doc Brown make of this? They’re like something out of a Mad Max movie, and as we discover, the artist behind them is just as unique and untamed At 26 feet, it’s easily longer than a stretched Rolls-Royce Phantom, and weighi...
10:52, 08/19/2019

Ford Fiesta ST Performance Edition 2019 UK review Ford Fiesta ST gets new suspension tune and very orange paint for a UK-only Performance Edition limited run. Ford’s fab small hot hatchback has been given no more power in this limited-run Fiesta ST Performance Edition, but there are suspension twe...
10:52, 08/19/2019

More Than a Third of Economists Expect a U.S. Recession in 2021, a Survey Finds WASHINGTON (AP) — A number of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump’s economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021. Thirty-four percent of...
11:13, 08/19/2019

Trump confirms interest in Greenland purchase US President Donald Trump has confirmed his interest in buying Greenland from Denmark, saying the area was "strategically" interesting. Denmark and Greenland have repeatedly stressed the territory is not for sale....
11:13, 08/19/2019

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Jerusalem 'violations' The move follows last week's clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces at one of the holiest sites for Muslims and Jews. A Jordanian-controlled religious authority, the Waqf, supervises holy sites in Jerusalem....
11:13, 08/19/2019

Istanbul unprepared for next big deadly earthquake, say experts The question is not if — but when — a devastating earthquake will hit Istanbul. Experts say the city of 15 million people is unprepared for the next big tremor....
11:13, 08/19/2019

Center for Data Innovation: U.S. leads AI race, with China closing fast and EU lagging While the U.S. currently has a comfortable edge in the race to develop artificial intelligence, China is rapidly gaining ground as Europe falls behind.Read More...
11:39, 08/19/2019

|Trafficinformationemployeesunpaidforeightmonths About 66 former employees of Tasima - a company contracted by the Department of Transport’s Road Traffic Management Corporation to build a traffic information system – have not been paid salaries since December 2018....
11:39, 08/19/2019

India Support Staff Selection Begins, Announcement On Thursday: Report According to a report, the selection process for Team India support staff started on Monday but will be completed only on Thursday with the announcement of all the names....
12:00, 08/19/2019

Who Murdered My Child?: the Facebook pages keeping the memory of homicide victims alive Following their children’s death, parents are using social media groups to share stories, find justice and process their griefSign up for the project newsletterEarly on 20 April 2018, Joseph Alexander woke up to a multitude of text messages, missed c...
12:26, 08/19/2019

I lost my column for keeping Charlottesville police accountable. I'd do it again | Molly Conger Naively, I assumed the publication I worked for was as committed to unashamed truth-telling as I was. I was wrongWhen the editor of a weekly paper approached me about writing a regular column about local politics, the first thing I asked her was: “Ar...
12:26, 08/19/2019

Emanuel Navarrete, Jessie Magdaleno face different futures Is Emanuel Navarrete the best 122-pounder? He'll be back in less than a month, so whom should he fight? Can Jessie Magdaleno get a title shot sooner than later?...
12:26, 08/19/2019

Afghanistan blasts wound dozens on Independence Day A series of bombings struck restaurants and public squares on Monday in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding at least 66 people, officials said, as the country marked the 100th anniversary of its independence....
12:52, 08/19/2019

British minister Gove nearly drops Brexit documents Michael Gove, the British minister in charge of coordinating no-deal Brexit planning, almost dropped his official government documents on the floor when his briefcase unexpectedly opened as he left home on Monday, Reuters pictures showed....
12:52, 08/19/2019

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale, hundreds of kilometers away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred, the Hea...
12:52, 08/19/2019

Business Roundtable Steps Back From Milton Friedman Theory The leaders of some of America’s biggest companies are chipping away at the long-held notion that corporate decision-making should revolve around what is best for shareholders....
12:52, 08/19/2019

World Photography Day 2019: 3 Photographers Who Helped Shape Narrative World Photography Day is observed every year on August 19 globally. Henri Cartier-Bresson, Steve McCurry and Raghu Rai are known as some of the most talented photographers who have told important......
13:13, 08/19/2019

Tim Cook "Made A Good Case" That Tariffs Could Hurt Apple: Donald Trump Tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, including consumer electronics, are scheduled to go into effect in two stages on September 1 and December 15....
13:13, 08/19/2019

Is the 2020 Olympics an opportunity for Japan to tackle seafood sustainability? From tuna to sea urchin, Japanese cuisine is all about seafood. But with fish stocks critically endangered, tourists sampling local delicacies may be harming marine life more than they realize....
13:13, 08/19/2019

Trump’s Afghanistan withdrawal plan: Cutting a deal or cutting and running? PEACE PLAN OR PULLOUT PLAN?: The shocking ISIS attack on a wedding party in Kabul, in which a suicide bomber blew himself up in the midddle of a dancing crowd of celebrants Saturday night, has raised new fears in Afghanistan that a pending deal betwe...
13:39, 08/19/2019

Government-Appointed Task Force On Direct Tax Code Submits Report The task force was assigned to draft direct tax laws in line with the norms prevalent in other countries, incorporating international best practices, and keeping in mind the economic needs of the......
13:39, 08/19/2019

Malaysia court postpones biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak The hearing will now begin next Monday to allow time for the completion of a previous trial that revolves around former 1MDB unit SRC International, a Kuala Lumpur High Court judge said....
13:39, 08/19/2019

Japan's exports down for eighth month, sales to China slump as recession fears grow Japan's exports in July fell 1.6% from a year earlier, Ministry of Finance data showed on Monday, dragged down by China-bound shipments of car parts and semiconductor production equipment....
13:39, 08/19/2019

Invasive fish, snakes tracked with high-tech databases, surveillance Fish scientists on the hunt for non-native species are using an array of sophisticated techniques, including high-tech databases, storm maps and DNA samples to track destructive newcomers to U.S. waterways....
13:39, 08/19/2019

Ohio man arrested for threatening to attack Jewish center Ohio police arrested a self-identified white nationalist over the weekend in possession of a cache of weaponry after he made threats against a Jewish community center, authorities said....
13:39, 08/19/2019

Heartwarming moment jogger gives 'homeless man' his trainers and walks away barefoot Heartwarming footage has captured the moment a New York City jogger took off his shoes and gave them to a man who is believed to be homeless, before walking away barefoot....
13:39, 08/19/2019

Labour's proposal to make Jeremy Corbyn PM in emergency government is non-negotiable, says John McDonnell Labour's proposal that Jeremy Corbyn would serve as Prime Minister in a caretaker government is non-negotiable, shadow chancellor John McDonnell insisted today....
13:39, 08/19/2019

Care home clinician used impersonator to speak to coroner over teen's death at Lancaster Lodge in Richmond A clinician who could face jail for refusing to co-operate with an inquest into the death of a teenage patient was exposed after using an impersonator to speak to the coroner's office, the Standard can reveal....
13:39, 08/19/2019

Iceland holds funeral for glacier lost to climate change Mourners in Iceland have gathered to commemorate Okjokull, a 700-year-old glacier that was declared dead five years ago and has shriveled to a small patch of ice atop a volcano. Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdóttir and Environment Minister Gudmundur In...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Cop suspended after video surfaces of him pistol-whipping driver A Bridgeport, Conn., police officer has been suspended after video surfaced of him smacking a young suspect in the back of the head with his pistol. The officer, identified as Gianni Capozziello, is shown on the video approaching a red SUV that polic...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Oil rises after drone attack on Saudi field Crude oil prices rose on Monday following a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemeni separatists and as traders looked for signs that U.S.-China trade tensions could ease....
14:00, 08/19/2019

John Dillinger, notorious American gangster, was once a promising semi-pro baseball player Before becoming one of America's most infamous criminals, John Dillinger was a standout baseball player for a semi-pro team in his native Indiana.       ...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten on return: 'The jitters were real' Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten made his return to the NFL after spending one year as an ESPN analyst for "Monday Night Football."       ...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Best of MLB Little League Classic The Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs met in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to take part in the MLB Little League Classic.       ...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Germany hopes to mine lithium, the white gold of e-mobility A small community in the German state of Saxony may soon see the revival of its centuries-old mining tradition. But this time around, the focus is no longer on tin or tungsten but on lithium, as Hardy Graupner reports....
14:00, 08/19/2019

Chinese K-pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans...
14:26, 08/19/2019

Global shares rise as investors watch trade war, economies Global shares are higher as investors continue to rejigger their read on President Donald Trump’s trade war and growing worries about slowing economies around the world...
14:52, 08/19/2019

Ineos Bridgend factory talks "very advanced", minister claims Ineos boss Jim Ratcliffe with the Land Rover Defender Ineos Automotive is reportedly close to a deal to build off-roader in Wales, bringing hundreds of jobs after Ford closure Ineos Automotive, a subsidiary of British chemicals company Ineos, appe...
14:52, 08/19/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Anime Better Than 90% Of Onli Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Anime Better Than 90% Of Online Fitness “Influencers” - How Heavy Are The Dumbells You Lift? • Days Of Comics Past: X-Men #17 to 24 • Spacemon: A Pokemon TRPG: Red Winter - Part 5...
14:52, 08/19/2019

Disney World's new $299 trick is brilliant but risky The new Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Pass seems like a no-brainer way to boost theme-park revenue but could also be a lose-lose offering.       ...
15:13, 08/19/2019

Investors Seek Havens as Growth Fears Persist Investors are snapping up safer assets including gold, dividend-paying stocks and the Japanese yen, underlining anxiety over trade tensions and slowing global growth....
15:13, 08/19/2019

This Boy Meets World Reunion Will Make You Nostalgic for the '90s It's a Boy Meets Girl reunion! Ben Savage, Danielle Fishel, Rider Strong and Will Friedle gave fans the ultimate flashback this weekend by getting the gang back together for Fan Expo......
15:13, 08/19/2019

Danish prime minister calls Trump's interest in buying Greenland 'absurd' The Danish Prime Minister called Donald Trump's interest in buying Greenland "absurd" the same day the President confirmed he had discussed the possibility of the US purchasing the country -- albeit, Trump said, it wasn't a high priority for America....
15:13, 08/19/2019

We have spotted 8 more mysterious repeating radio bursts from space Fast radio bursts are unexplained blasts of radio waves from space. A haul of eight newly spotted ones that flash repeatedly may help us work out what they are...
15:13, 08/19/2019

Marathon man Medvedev beats Goffin for Cincinnati crown "Russian Daniil Medvedev survived cramps and tantrum where he cracked a racquet to clinch his first Masters 1000 title on Sunday with a 7-6(3) 6-4 win over David Goffin in the final of the Cincinnati Masters."...
15:39, 08/19/2019

Kashmir: DW reporter's first-hand account of the 'siege' People in India-administered Kashmir have been living with roadblocks, lockdowns and no communications for two weeks. DW reporter Rifat Fareed tells the story of life in Srinagar after it was cut off from the world....
15:39, 08/19/2019

The Germans' insatiable love affair with potatoes They were once guarded by the king and are sometimes eaten with apple sauce. For Potato Day on August 19, here are some things you maybe didn't know about potatoes in Germany....
15:39, 08/19/2019

QB Tate pumped about early-season game vs. Hawaii TUCSON – The U of A football team will leave for their first game on Wednesday.  Arizona suits up this Saturday against Hawaii. Here’s Khalil Tate talking about an earlier-than-early season opener as-seen-on News 4 Tucson sportscast:...
15:39, 08/19/2019

Bayern stumble into Coutinho quandary but Dortmund set stall early | Andy Brassell Hertha Berlin held the champions on the Bundesliga’s opening night but Borussia Dortmund crushed AugsburgIt is hard to think of a more definitive response to an opening weekend setback. Minutes after Bayern Munich dropped their first points of the se...
16:00, 08/19/2019

Kurt Zouma happy to have completed ‘very, very long journey’ at Chelsea • Defender back at club after serious injury and two loan spells• ‘I was in the shadow, working hard to get back’ says 24-year-oldKurt Zouma insists he is happy to finally be getting his chance to prove himself at Chelsea having overcome serious inju...
16:00, 08/19/2019

Cleveland Indians' Yasiel Puig takes page from Little League World Series batter Cleveland Indians star Yasiel Puig took a page from the book of a Little League World Series hitter during the Tribe's Sunday game against the New York Yankees....
16:26, 08/19/2019

Opinion: Greatest NFL players by uniform number: From No. 00 Jim Otto to No. 99 J.J. Watt To celebrate the NFL's 100 anniversary season, here are the best players at 100 different uniform numbers.       ...
16:26, 08/19/2019

Bayern hopeful Coutinho's arrival will give the team a boost Struggling to replace wingers Franck Ribéry and Arjen Robben, Bayern Munich has turned to Philippe Coutinho       ...
16:26, 08/19/2019

China's Biggest Propaganda Agency Buys Ads on Facebook and Twitter to Smear Protesters in Hong Kong China’s largest state-run news agency, Xinhua News, is buying ads on Facebook and Twitter to smear protesters in Hong Kong, a new tactic being used to influence how the rest of the world perceives the pro-democracy demonstrators. Read more......
16:26, 08/19/2019

‘An Absurd Discussion.’ Denmark’s Prime Minister Dismisses President Trump’s Interest in Purchasing Greenland Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has dismissed President Donald Trump’s suggestion that the U.S. could buy Greenland from Denmark, calling it “an absurd discussion” in an interview with a local newspaper Sunday. Trump confirm...
16:26, 08/19/2019

Minecraft to get big lighting, shadow and color upgrades through Nvidia ray tracing Minecraft is getting a free update that brings much-improved lighting and color to the game’s blocky graphics using real-time ray tracing running on Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics hardware. The new look is a dramatic change in the atmospherics of ...
16:26, 08/19/2019

A Russian B-Boy Dreams of Gold The inclusion of unconventional sports in future Olympics is creating a new breed of aspiring medalist. Sergey Chernyshev, a break dancer known as Bumblebee, is one of them....
16:26, 08/19/2019

China provides $1 billion in 'green' finance to coal projects in first half of the year Chinese financial institutions provided at least $1 billion in "green" financing to coal-related projects in the first half of this year, a review of financial data showed, with fossil fuels still playing a major role in Beijing's energy strategy....
16:26, 08/19/2019

Succession recap: season two, episode two – sadism is all around! It’s still striking how childish the Roy siblings are, like 12-year-olds in a playground. Meanwhile, Connor continues his presidential bidSpoiler alert: this recap is for people watching Succession season two, which airs on HBO in the US and Sky Atla...
16:26, 08/19/2019

U.S. grants Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday the U.S. government will extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, even as nearly 50 ...
16:52, 08/19/2019

Thailand asks tech firms to set up centers against 'fake news' in Southeast Asia Thailand is proposing that tech companies set up centers in each of the 10 Southeast Asian countries to curb the flow of "fake news" and fake accounts, the country's telecoms regulator said on Monday....
17:13, 08/19/2019

Giro champion Carapaz confirmed for Vuelta "Richard Carapaz will look to add the Vuelta title to his Giro d’Italia crown after being confirmed in Movistar’s line-up for the final Grand Tour of the season."...
17:13, 08/19/2019

Briton Campbell smashes cycling speed record at 174mph "British cyclist Neil Campbell has hit a speed record of more than 174mph to become the fastest man on bike with his pulsating ride at Elvington Airfield in North Yorkshire."...
17:13, 08/19/2019

French couple could face jail for taking sand from Italian beach, reports say A French couple’s desire to transport a keepsake from their vacation – a whopping 90 pounds of sand from an Italian beach – may reportedly land them behind bars for six years....
17:13, 08/19/2019

De Blasio fundraises off his dad’s suicide after ‘Daily Show’ interview Mayor Bill de Blasio is using the suicide of his World War II veteran dad to attract donor dollars for his struggling 2020 campaign. “Did you see Bill on the Daily Show this week? It’s a must-watch,” says a fundraising pitch that was emai...
17:39, 08/19/2019

Disney streaming service to launch in Canada, Netherlands in November Walt Disney Co said on Monday it will launch its Disney+ video streaming service in Canada and the Netherlands on Nov. 12, the same date as its previously announced United States launch....
17:39, 08/19/2019

Trump administration extends grace period for Huawei again Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday that penalties on Huawei Technologies will be delayed until Nov. 19 so rural companies have more time to find alternative suppliers....
17:39, 08/19/2019

Planned Parenthood expected to leave federal program over 'gag rule' Facing a Monday deadline to inform the government how it'll comply with a new rule that bars Title X funds for organizations that provide access to abortion, Planned Parenthood said it's being forced to drop the program....
17:39, 08/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Catalyst Capital to buy about 10% stake in Hudson's Bay Buyout firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc said on Monday it will acquire a significant stake in Hudson's Bay Co, a move that could block the department store's executive chairman's plans to take it private for C$1.74 billion....
17:39, 08/19/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on stimulus hopes Wall Street opened higher on Monday, after China's plans of an interest rate reform reinforced hopes that major economies would act to counter the impact of escalating global trade tensions....
17:39, 08/19/2019

How we met: ‘When I saw his profile picture, I thought: “What have I agreed to go on a date with?”’ Charlotte and Jack Cook live in Cambridgeshire. Charlotte, 25, is a teaching assistant for children with special educational needs. Jack, 31, is a land agentThe first time Charlotte and Jack met – as her first shift at a clothes shop ended and his be...
17:39, 08/19/2019

In photos: Teddy Riley honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles Recording artist and music producer Teddy Riley is honored during an unveiling ceremony honoring him with the 2,670th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on August 16, 2019....
18:00, 08/19/2019

Four dead as rival fans riot at Honduras soccer game Four people died and others injured, including three players, as a result of violence that broke out at a soccer game in Honduras.       ...
18:00, 08/19/2019

Packers rookie Rashan Gary feels he's getting closer to becoming a 'game changer' Despite extended play time, Rashan Gary has not registered in the box score after two exhibitions. No sacks. Not even a single tackle.       ...
18:00, 08/19/2019

'He lost the locker room': High school football coach quits after player protest Taylor County (Florida) players had several issues with Maurice Belser that they voiced in a one-on-one meeting before it boiled over Sunday night.       ...
18:00, 08/19/2019

Apple Watch Series 5 titanium and ceramic leak signals higher prices Discovery of new animations in a watchOS 6 beta strongly suggests that ceramic and titanium versions of the Apple Watch Series 5 are just around the corner.Read More...
18:26, 08/19/2019

Weight Watchers under fire for selling diets to children as young as age eight Some Weight Watchers loyalists applaud Kurbo by WW. But nutritionists worry Kurbo promotes an unhealthy relationship with food during an especially impressionable time....
18:26, 08/19/2019

Florida man arrested after texting mass shooting plans A Florida man who sent text messages that he was planning a mass shooting and that “a good 100 kills would be nice” was arrested Friday, authorities said. Tristan Scott Wix of Daytona Beach was charged with making a threat to commit a mass shooting a...
18:26, 08/19/2019

Shareholder Value Is No Longer Everything, Top C.E.O.s Say Chief executives from the Business Roundtable, including the leaders of Apple and JPMorgan, argued that companies must also invest in employees and deliver value to customers....
18:26, 08/19/2019

Megan Rapinoe reveals her dad voted for Donald Trump US women’s soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe revealed that her father voted for President Trump in the 2016 election — despite her once referring to herself as a “walking protest” of his administration. The World Cup champi...
18:52, 08/19/2019

Support Mali reconciliation efforts ‘in whatever way possible’, urges UN expert Reconciliation initiatives in central Mali, to bring together local leaders and end ongoing violence, have been welcomed by the UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Mali, Alioune Tine, who said on Monday that they should be suppo...
18:52, 08/19/2019

Group of top CEOs says maximizing shareholder profits no longer can be the primary goal of corporations The new statement, released Monday by the Business Roundtable -- whose members are CEOs of America’s largest companies -- suggests balancing the needs of a company’s various constituencies and comes at a time of widening income inequality, rising exp...
18:52, 08/19/2019

Rallycross Jump Leads To Broken Back For Scott Speed Scott Speed, who broke his back while landing a jump in a Nitro World Games rallycross heat race over the weekend but still finished the heat before getting out of the car, said on Instagram Sunday that he’s going the non-surgical route for his broke...
19:13, 08/19/2019

What Happened At Pocono, And Why It Needs To Change On Sunday, August 18, yet another bad crash at Pocono Raceway on the very first lap of the IndyCar race involved five cars, caused a lengthy red flag, and saw one driver taken to the hospital to inspect a non-fatal injury. Let’s break down what happe...
19:13, 08/19/2019

The New Nissan Juke Sure Looks... Jukish Last month, we got a shadowy teaser of the upcoming, apparently not-for-the-U.S. Nissan Juke. It looked like a chunky-faced crossover, which was essentially what the original Juke was. Now, with new photos of the car in camouflage wrap, it’s more app...
19:13, 08/19/2019

Peruvian Amazon | One-Minute Getaway Peru is home to the headwaters of the Amazon, as well as one of the best-protected and most biodiverse swathes of rainforest.       ...
19:13, 08/19/2019

UK's Johnson slams 'mumbo-jumbo' about vaccines after measles rates rise Britons should get vaccinated against measles and ignore online "mumbo-jumbo" about dangers of the jabs, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday after a resurgence of the disease....
19:13, 08/19/2019

RB Leipzig throw hat into title ring Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund have dominated discussion about who might win this season's Bundesliga title. But RB Leipzig's commanding start to the campaign could signal a three-horse race....
19:13, 08/19/2019

Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayors from office Three members of the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) have been relieved of their positions in three eastern provinces. It's the latest crackdown by Erdogan's government on the opposition....
19:13, 08/19/2019

How to deal with a toxic gaming culture Women who play video games are often verbally abused or molested online. They've developed their defense mechanisms, and now the gaming industry is reacting too. But are protected spaces the right solution for women?...
19:13, 08/19/2019

Air Force certifies first field unit for 3D printing of aircraft parts The U.S. Air Force on Monday announced it has certified the 60th Maintenance Squadron with an industrial-sized 3D printer and its first project, the replacement of latrine covers on the C-5M Super Galaxy....
19:13, 08/19/2019

Islamist terror plots in Europe declining, but schemes getting more 'creative,' analysis says Despite being driven from its former Iraq and Syria strongholds six months ago, ISIS continues to find ways to wreak havoc across the Middle East, remaining an innovative -- if less strategically successful -- terror force....
19:39, 08/19/2019

Here's How Easy It Can Be To Steal A Car With Keyless Entry It’s no secret that keyless entry systems don’t fully protect you against car theft. That hasn’t prevented automakers from building such cars—or consumers from buying them—but this video showing how easy it is to steal several different keyless cars ...
19:39, 08/19/2019