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Ready Or Not's Andie MacDowell on weird family traditions and the importance of sunblock If you’ve ever wanted to see Andie MacDowell wield a bow and arrow while hunting down her daughter-in-law in a deadly game of hide-and-seek, then Ready Or Not is the film for you. In the new comedic horror-thriller, MacDowell plays Becky, the matriar...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Trump to honor Celtics legend Bob Cousy at White House Boston Celtics legend Bob Cousy will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom Thursday afternoon at the White House — the nation’s highest civilian honor. President Trump will present the award to the 91-year-old NBA Hall of Famer, a Manhattan na...
19:26, 08/22/2019

Yousef Makki: MP questions whether defendants would have gone free if they were 'black state school pupils' An MP has questioned the verdicts in the Yousef Makki murder trial and whether the teenagers would have been acquitted of murder if they had been black and state school educated....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Simon Cheng missing: China says Foreign Office worker detained in country arrested over 'solicitation of prostitution' China has said it detained a Foreign Office worker employed in Hong Kong for "solicitation of prostitution", according to a state-backed paper in the nation....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Amrou Greenidge: Tributes to 'talented' former Taekwondo star killed in 'deliberate' hit-and-run A teenager suspected of being killed in a deliberate hit-and-run was a "phenomenally talented" junior Taekwondo champion who had represented Great Britain....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Qantas to test 19-hour flights between Sydney and New York City, London Australian carrier Qantas announced Thursday it will test new 19-hour routes from both London and New York City to Sydney this year, to see if it's a viable option to add to its schedule....
19:26, 08/22/2019

McConnell warns Democrats against killing filibuster Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday issued a forceful defense of the legislative filibuster, the Senate's 60-vote threshold that Democratic lawmakers and presidential candidates have expressed a new willingness to abolish.“The legislat...
19:52, 08/22/2019

Autocar Heroes: Greatest Porsche GTs - new Cayman GT4 meets GT3 RS and GT2 RS Which is the best Weissach-developed Porsche of the last decade? Is it a 911 - or does the new Cayman GT4 take top honours? We've been finding out Porsche has been making GT cars for 20 years, and its latest offering is the 2020 Porsche Cayman GT4 -...
19:52, 08/22/2019

Algeria court detains former justice minister over alleged corruption Algeria's Supreme Court on Thursday placed former justice minister Tayeb Louh in custody over alleged corruption under former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, state television reported....
19:52, 08/22/2019

Russia Sends "Fedor" Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
20:13, 08/22/2019

Endangered Panthers Seen Stumbling As If Poisoned. No One Knows Why A mother panther walks into frame and pauses. She looks around, ears alert. One of her cubs appears and looks healthy and strong. Then her other cub stumbles into the frame and falls to the ground.......
20:13, 08/22/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus review: Best business phone improves in speed and S Pen capability Samsung released its yearly Galaxy Note series update with the Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. Expected internal updates were made, along with improvements to the S Pen capability and camera functionality, but a couple things were also thrown out....
20:13, 08/22/2019

Rohinghya don’t want to return to Myanmar without safety assurances More than 700,000 Rohingya fled across the border to Bangladesh after Myanmar’s military began a harsh counterinsurgency campaign against them two years ago....
20:13, 08/22/2019

Showtime's new 'Hitsville' Motown documentary is a tribute to musical magic “Hitsville: The Making of Motown,” a new film about the storied Detroit label, had access to many of the era's most famous stars.        ...
20:13, 08/22/2019

Summer scents: the best candles and diffusers to buy for your home From soft, subtle scents to dramatic, bold blends, these home fragrances have every preference covered — whether a gift for you, your guests or your hosts....
20:13, 08/22/2019

Android 10: Cheat sheet Android 10's features will transform some phones into more user-friendly, customizable, and secure environments. Here's what developers, businesses, and users need to know about Google's Android 10.0....
20:13, 08/22/2019

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young adults. ...
20:13, 08/22/2019

What to Know About Sean Spicer and the Controversy Over His Dancing With the Stars Casting The announcement Wednesday that former White House Press secretary Sean Spicer will appear in the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars has sparked fierce debate online – with show’s longtime host Tom Bergeron among those sharing con...
20:39, 08/22/2019

‘I Think My Approach Is Better Now.’ Allow Ex-Republican Justin Amash to Reintroduce Himself Michigan Rep. Justin Amash walked into a cramped coffee shop in Grand Rapids on Wednesday morning, shook voters’ hands and ordered a drink with a small mountain of whipped cream on it. It was the start of a daylong tour of his district with a ...
20:39, 08/22/2019

'Rude' Boris Johnson puts foot up on Elysee furniture during key Brexit talks with Macron The British prime minister was labeled “rude” and “embarrassing” after a photo showed him with his foot on top of a table in France’s Elysee Palace while meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday....
20:39, 08/22/2019

Brazilian environmental minister heckled over record Amazon fires: 'Stop Ecocide!' The environmental minister of Brazil was met with boos and heckles when he took the stage at a meeting on climate change Wednesday as massive wildfires continued to rage for more than two weeks in the world’s largest rainforest....
20:39, 08/22/2019

Top Australian politician mistakenly leaked intelligence operative's name in public diaries An Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO) officer’s identity was mistakenly published by a top Australian politician, a national security breach that is punishable by up to 10 years in prison....
20:39, 08/22/2019

CHEAP: $150 off a Samsung Galaxy S4 tablet (and a free S Pen)? Yes please Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is showing its age, but it’s still a worthy iPad alternative for those wedded to Google’s Android ecosystem. As Samsung gradually rolls ...
20:39, 08/22/2019

It's Been 10 Years Since Kanye West Barely Let Taylor Swift Finish. Now, Producers Are Spilling Behind-the-Scenes Tea The day was September 13, 2009. Heaps of celebrities gathered at Radio City Music Hall in New York City to honor each other with shiny moon men at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs). The “Best Female Video” award was up and Taylor Swift’s name was ann...
20:39, 08/22/2019

The elusive Mexican beach on every Instagrammer's bucket list On Mexico's Marieta Islands, you'll find a sandy spot that's on many an Instagrammer's bucket list. Discover the pleasures of Hidden Beach and how it came to be....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Some Colo. schools stocking kitty litter bucket emergency bathrooms for lockdowns In case of a school lockdown, some Colorado classrooms will have “go buckets” if students need to use the bathroom while hiding from a threat.        ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Wisconsin man threatened workplace shooting, 5 guns found in his home, police say A criminal complaint says Kevin Pinkham, 31, admitted to texting his girlfriend that he was going to kill everyone. He said it was a joke.        ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

San Francisco rebrands 'convicted felons' as 'justice-involved persons' The city of San Francisco is trying to change the public’s perception of criminals by introducing new language to refer to someone who committed a crime.        ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

AP Top Stories August 22 Here's the latest for Thursday August 22nd: Trump says no payroll tax cut; Inslee out of presidential race; Planned Parenthood leaves federal program, warns of consequences; 10 escaped California plane fire.        ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Back from 'hell', Fury helping others fight their demons Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he "tasted death" during the mental health crisis that brought him to the brink of suicide but is back and on a mission to help others....
21:00, 08/22/2019

The ever-hopeful Ezra Miller still claims his Flash movie is going to happen It’s been a long and winding road for the Flash movie, which—for various reasons—has proven to be significantly harder to get off the ground than a freakin’ Aquaman movie. Multiple writers and directors have signed on and then dropped out, including ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Cleared for takeoff: Saudi women start exercising their newest right Saudi Arabia's international airports are the scene of the latest "first" for women citizens, who can now leave the country without permission from a male relative as the kingdom chips away at its heavily criticized guardianship system....
21:00, 08/22/2019

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid row over history South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old row over history that has hit trade and undercut security cooperation over North Korea....
21:00, 08/22/2019

How much does the tooth fairy pay for a lost tooth? It may depend on what's in your wallet In 2018, the tooth fairy paid an average of $3.70 per tooth – a 43-cent decline from the previous year's average of $4.13.       ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Kraft is suing the CFTC to keep the lid on a $16 million fine in market manipulation case Kraft has filed a contempt motion against the CFTC over a press release announcing the $16 million fine to settle claims of manipulating wheat prices....
21:26, 08/22/2019

Three Asus ZenBooks get AMD Ryzen processors amid Intel Comet Lake launch With IFA 2019 on the horizon, plenty of computer manufacturers are taking the opportunity to upgrade their popular products. Now, Asus has done just that with new versions of three of its ZenBook laptops, which will come with AMD mobile processors (C...
21:26, 08/22/2019

Magecart hackers target popular poker software Magecart credit card skimmers typically target users through their web browser when shopping online but new research from Malwarebytes has discovered that cybercriminals were able to compromise poker software to do so as well.Poker Tracker is a softw...
21:26, 08/22/2019

U.S. offer to sell Patriot system to Turkey has expired: U.S. official The U.S. offer to sell Raytheon Co's Patriot missile defense system to Turkey has expired, following Ankara's decision to accept Russian S-400 systems, a State Department official said on Thursday....
21:52, 08/22/2019

Pompeo tells Trudeau U.S. focused on release of two Canadians in China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday assured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that American officials were working to free two Canadian men who have been held by China since late last year....
21:52, 08/22/2019

Sarah Sanders to join Fox News as contributor – live news Trump’s former press secretary will make her debut appearance next month on the president’s favorite show, Fox & FriendsSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.32pm BST The Democratic National Committee has voted to reject a resolution...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Brazilian minister booed at climate event as outcry grows over Amazon fires Political storm over rainforest devastation as Ricardo Salles attends summit The environment minister of Brazil, where wildfires have been sweeping the Amazon rainforest, was booed at a climate event on Wednesday as celebrities including Leonardo DiC...
21:52, 08/22/2019

New England Patriots' Patrick Chung faces felony cocaine possession charge Safety indicted on drug possession charge in New HampshireChung, 32, has played nine of 10 NFL seasons with PatriotsNew England Patriots strong safety Patrick Chung has been indicted in New Hampshire on a charge of cocaine possession.A Belknap County...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Wildlife summit votes down plan to allow sale of huge ivory stockpile Some African nations at Cites conference argue sales would provide much-needed incomeAn audacious attempt to allow a huge sale of stockpiled elephant ivory has been defeated at an international wildlife conference. The rancorous debate exposed deep d...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Stalemate in Algeria six months after start of protests that ousted leader Demonstrators say they will persist until military-backed government is replaced by civilian democracySix months after a wave of protests began in Algeria, people are still demonstrating and the military-backed government appears determined to keep i...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Large swathes of the Amazon rainforest are burning – video report There have been more than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil so far this year, up 84% on the same period in 2018, according to the country’s National Institute for Space Research. More than half were in the Amazon. It followed reports that farmers were ...
21:52, 08/22/2019

|Cadrecover:ANCannouncesfuneralplanformembers,supporters The governing party is planning to launch its own funeral policy scheme designed to benefit its members in good standing, as well as its millions of supporters, ANC treasurer general Paul Mashatile has said....
21:52, 08/22/2019

|SAmustbraceformorehikesintaxes,electricitytariffs-economist The challenge posed by heavily indebted Eskom means that SA taxpayers must brace for higher taxes and further electricity price hikes, says Absa's Group chief economist....
21:52, 08/22/2019

Serena Williams will face Maria Sharapova for maximum US Open drama Serena Williams’ first U.S. Open match since her infamous meltdown in the 2018 final will be against a familiar rival – Maria Sharapova. Williams, the No. 8 seed, is coming off a back injury that could compromise her chances of recording a historic, ...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Ronda Rousey reveals grisly details of how she nearly lost her finger No one should ever doubt Ronda Rousey’s toughness. The UFC and WWE star revealed the details of how she nearly lost her left middle finger in a crazy accident while filming a scene for the television show “9-1-1” in Mexico. “F...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Using CRISPR to program gels with new functions The CRISPR genome-editing system is best-known for its potential to correct disease-causing mutations and add new genes into living cells. Now, a team from MIT and Harvard University has deployed CRISPR for a completely different purpose: creating no...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Potential mass shootings in California, Tennessee averted after tipsters' alerts, officials say Potential mass shootings in California and Tennessee — at a Long Beach hotel threatened by a disgruntled employee and inside a Memphis church targeted by a truck driver who saw "spiritual snakes and spiders" — were thwarted after tipsters grew concer...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Epstein may have gamed the system from beyond the grave FILE – This March 28, 2017, file photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry shows Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein has died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges, says person briefed on the matter, Saturday, Aug. 1...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Phone companies and state attorneys general join forces to fight robocalls US consumers receive as many as 350,000 unwanted calls every three minutes, according to the FCC. Despite multiple efforts to end the onslaught, an estimated 4.7 billion robocalls hit American phones in July alone. Now, attorneys general from all 50....
22:13, 08/22/2019

Adam Driver investigates post-911 CIA tactics in 'The Report' trailer It's been nearly five years since the Senate's report on the CIA's use of enhanced interrogation methods made a permanent mark on America's human rights record. Amazon Studios today released the trailer for The Report, a film that...
22:13, 08/22/2019

'Minecraft Earth' beta brings AR building to Android next week Don't worry, Android fans -- if you've been wondering when you can try the augmented reality experience of Minecraft Earth, you don't have too much longer to wait. Mojang and Microsoft have revealed that the Minecraft Earth beta will ...
22:13, 08/22/2019

iPhone Pro, new iPad and 16-inch MacBook Pro details emerge As usual before the fall, Apple's next batch of products are coming into focus. A Bloomberg report has given us our best glimpse yet at the new hardware, including "Pro" iPhones that'll replace the XS and XS Max, refreshed iPads and iPad Pr...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Ex-U.S. presidential candidates Hickenlooper, Inslee to run for office in home states Two Democratic governors who recently abandoned their long-shot presidential bids announced their next steps on Thursday, with both opting to run for office in the friendlier political territory of their home states....
22:13, 08/22/2019

Police search for sniper who shot Los Angeles County deputy sheriff A sniper opened fire at a Los Angeles County sheriff's station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding a deputy and sending police SWAT teams hunting for a gunman on the loose in buildings nearby....
22:13, 08/22/2019

John Elway reveals Dupuytren's contracture diagnosis, promotes awareness for hand condition John Elway is part of a national awareness campaign for Dupuytren’s contracture, a condition that prevents curled fingers from being straightened.       ...
22:39, 08/22/2019

Report: Sprint star Christian Coleman could face ban after three missed drug tests Gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman’s Olympic prospects might be in jeopardy after three missed drug tests, according to Associated Press.       ...
22:39, 08/22/2019

10 things that stood out from our examination of recruiting costs for Power Five schools College basketball and college football programs spend a lot on recruiting. 10 takeaways from an examination of Power Five public schools expenses.       ...
22:39, 08/22/2019

Russian high jump world champ calls out own country for handling of doping scandal Russian track and field athlete Maria Lasitskene criticized her country’s athletics federation for slow progress in response to massive doping saga.       ...
22:39, 08/22/2019

NFL 2019: Luck's leg injury creates opening in AFC South NFL 2019: Andrew Luck's leg injury could change Indianapolis Colts from popular pick to win the AFC South to an open door in the NFL's only division to have three teams with winning records last season       ...
22:39, 08/22/2019

VW Bets Future on Electric People's Car Volkswagen lifted the curtain on the first of a new generation of vehicles it is betting will take the electric car out of its tiny market niche and make it the new car for the masses....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Brexit: Did Merkel set a 30-day Irish backstop deadline? German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the Irish backstop in the next 30 days has "emboldened" British PM Boris Johnson. But should he really be feeling encouraged?...
22:39, 08/22/2019

Poland and Slovakia: Lightning strikes leave several dead in Tatra Mountains At least five people, including two children, have been killed during an electrical storm in the Tatra Mountain range, either side of the Polish, Slovak border. Rescue personnel are continuing to look for survivors....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Two Fed officials see no case for rate cut now; Kaplan 'open-minded' Two Federal Reserve officials on Thursday said they see no need for an interest rate cut next month, while another said he was "open-minded," highlighting policymakers' divisions over how to respond to signs of a global economic slowdown....
22:39, 08/22/2019

HP CEO Dion Weisler to step down in November HP Inc, the hardware business of Hewlett Packard Co, said on Thursday that Chief Executive Officer Dion Weisler is stepping down from the role in November....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Missing Cipriani Dolci head chef Andrea Zamperoni found dead in Queens hostel The missing head chef at the ritzy Cipriani Dolci restaurant has been found dead in a Queens rooming house, police said Thursday. Andrea Zamperoni, 33, was found at the Kamway Lodge & Tavern in Elmhurst at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday by police officers...
23:00, 08/22/2019

Ex-porn star Jenni Lee found living homeless in Las Vegas tunnel A down-on-her-luck porn star has been found living in a massive tunnel that stretches for miles underneath the Las Vegas Strip. The filthy, gaunt-looking woman — identified in reports as former X-rated actress Jenni Lee — was discovered b...
23:00, 08/22/2019

Watch Willa Ford's Jaw Drop After Two Troubling Updates from Flip It Like Disick Boss Scott Disick The Flip It Like Disick team is in crisis mode. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Flip It Like Disick, Scott Disick and Benny Luciano give Willa Ford the troubling updates regarding......
23:26, 08/22/2019

E!'s True Hollywood Story Tackles Fame, NXIVM & Kim Kardashian in New Promo What's it like to be a woman in hip-hop? Can celebrities become addicted to fame? Who is Kim Kardashian, really? E!'s True Hollywood Story makes its highly-anticipated return to......
23:26, 08/22/2019

KJ Apa and Britt Robertson's Love Story Will Make You Cry in I Still Believe Trailer Get your tissues ready! The I Still Believe trailer is here and it's guaranteed to bring tears to your eyes. KJ Apa and Britt Robertson star in the upcoming movie, set for release in......
23:26, 08/22/2019

Lori Loughlin keeping 'meticulous records' on college scam case ahead of trial: report Lori Loughlin was once obsessed with getting her daughters into the University of Southern California (USC). Now, the former "Fuller House" star is said to be obsessed with her upcoming trial in the college admissions scandal case, a new report claim...
23:26, 08/22/2019

What's The One Car Every American Can Agree On? I realize this likely isn’t news to anyone, but current-day America is an extremely divided place. Everybody hates everybody else, and we’re all the absolute worst. I’d like to believe the cleansing, healing power of the automobile can help bridge th...
23:26, 08/22/2019

Turns Out A Road Made Of Solar Panels Was, In Fact, A Bad Idea There will be some hiccups on our path to a more environmentally-friendly future. Some hiccups, like exploding electric cars, will be bigger than others. So, I’m willing to excuse France for the very, very predictable failure of their solar panel roa...
23:26, 08/22/2019

President Trump Is Pissed That Automakers Are Ignoring His Emissions Rollback President Trump is pissed at Ford for siding with California over him, Care by Volvo is in hot water, German automakers team up for autonomous cars, more Tesla turnover, and much more on The Morning Shift of Thursday, August 22, 2019....
23:26, 08/22/2019

At $8,000, Is This R32-Swapped 1987 VW Jetta A Total Coupe De Grâce? With four-doors’ and crossovers crazily co-opting the mantle of Coupe, it’s a relief to have a car like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Jetta around to legitimately own that birthright. Let’s see if this VR6-swapped two-door can also lay claim to th...
23:26, 08/22/2019

Democrats Decide the Total Collapse of the Planet Isn't Worth a Debate The Democratic National Committee voted on Thursday to reject a proposed 2020 debate on climate change, which sure sounds like a great idea just as things get even more terrifying on that front....
23:26, 08/22/2019

A Perfect Distillation of Trump's Anti-Semitism in Just One Minute It’s glancingly rare that anyone actually on the left gets booked on a cable news show like CNN’s The Lead, but when it happens, they generally shake shit up and leave the other talking heads agog. Today’s case: Mehdi Hasan, host for Al Jazeera and c...
23:26, 08/22/2019

Anderson Cooper Calls Out Ivanka Trump's Silence on Her Dad's Anti-Semitism It’s like clockwork: first something bad happens—or worse, President Donald Trump does something bad himself—then a news bit about White House advisor and first daughter Ivanka Trump appears in the press, reaffirming her position as someone who tried...
23:26, 08/22/2019

Three Men In the Past Month Have Been Arrested for Allegedly Threatening Shootings at Abortion Clinics A man was arrested and charged Wednesday after he allegedly posted threats online that he was going to “shoot up” a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Washington, D.C....
23:26, 08/22/2019

Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile fined for environmental violations Chilean regulators said on Thursday they had fined the sprawling Quebrada Blanca copper mine, controlled by Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd, for violating the terms of its environmental permits....
23:52, 08/22/2019

Indonesia tells some Jakarta supermarkets to remove 'palm oil-free' products Indonesia, the world's top palm oil producer, has told some retailers in Jakarta to remove food products with "palm oil-free" labels from their shops, a government official said, as it seeks to protect its key export....
23:52, 08/22/2019

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, promising that the thousands affected by the fire would get help in rebuilding....
23:52, 08/22/2019

The best PC gaming headsets of 2019 Full immersion into a game requires more than just one of the best gaming PCs. It also requires great visuals and fantastic audio. And the best way to get great audio with a PC set up is through the best PC gaming headsets.Whether it’s to hear...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Palantir extends controversial contract with ICE Data mining company Palantir has extended its contract to provide software to federal immigration authorities despite calls for the firm to cut ties with the Trump administration over claims its technology helps prop up the administration's immigrati...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Serena Williams and other tennis pros surprise a group of youth players ahead of US Open Nike brought together 11 of the best professional female tennis players for a "Queens of the Future" event celebrating the growth of women in sport.       ...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Criticism a motivating factor for Vols' offensive line Tennessee offensive linemen eager to assist in Vols' resurgence after enduring their share of criticism during two straight losing seasons       ...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Salesforce revenue forecast beats estimates, shares rise 7% Salesforce.com Inc forecast third-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, encouraged by more companies opting for its cloud-based services, sending its shares up 7% in extended trading....
23:52, 08/22/2019

I wanted to hate Popeyes’ chicken sandwich, but damn it, it’s good I was ready — make that itching — to laugh off Popeyes’ brand-new chicken sandwich. The Twitter war between Popeyes and its competitors over bragging rights alone was enough to make me barf. Plus, all the other heavily hyped “new” offerings fro...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Graphic video shows moment man crushed by elevator at Manhattan Promenade building Horrifying video obtained by The Post shows the moment a Manhattan man is crushed under the weight of his luxury high-rise’s malfunctioning elevator and dragged to his death into the darkness of the shaft below. Immediately after one man exited...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Elderly man reports own murder-suicide to cops An elderly man called 911 to report that he’d killed his wife — before taking his own life in an apparent murder-suicide in Suffolk County on Thursday, police and law enforcement sources told The Post. “I shot my wife,” the 90-year-...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Over half of NYC kids can’t handle basic English, math on state tests More than half of city school kids still can’t handle basic math or English, even though this year’s state exams scores ticked up slightly, according to state data released Thursday. While state officials lauded scoring increases, only 47...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Legendary figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned from sport over sexual misconduct Richard Callaghan, the man who coached Tara Lipinski to Olympic gold as well as six-time U.S. champion Todd Eldredge, has been banned from figure skating by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for sexual misconduct....
00:13, 08/23/2019

NWSL players say investment key to sustaining World Cup bump While record crowds at National Women's Soccer League games are evidence of a World Cup bump, players want the momentum to extend beyond the ticket office....
00:13, 08/23/2019

Should I stay or should I run? Pompeo under pressure over U.S. Senate seat Republican pressure on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to run for U.S. Senate next year to help keep the party's majority intact is coming up against President Donald Trump's hope of keeping one of his most trusted aides in his administration....
00:13, 08/23/2019

Trump drops bid to slash foreign aid after Congress objects The White House will not move forward with plans to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid, U.S. officials said on Thursday, after an outcry from Congress about what was seen as an attempt to sidestep lawmakers' authority over government spending....
00:13, 08/23/2019

Anthem: Six Months Later It’s already been six months since the online shooter Anthem came out. A lot has happened during that time, though not as much as players had hoped. The game launched with many bugs and flaws, and both players and the developers have acknowledged tha...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Fortnite Season 10 Is A Bust There was a lot of player excitement in the run-up to Fortnite’s Season 10, with early hints suggesting the return of old, beloved landmarks like Dusty Depot to the game’s constantly-changing map. When the new season arrived earlier this month, it br...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is It Weird I Have A Secret Superhero Persona? Hello, you burning sexbeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the dating advice column that body slams your relationship problems from the top of Hell in the Cell....
00:13, 08/23/2019

The People Behind Teamfight Tactics Talk Player Expectations And 'Garbage' Characters Teamfight Tactics has been out for just over a month, and already Riot games’ entry into the auto-battler genre has become one of the top 10 most popular games on Twitch, with a wide-ranging player base and a vibrant community of creators on its hand...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Gaming Hardware Artist Turns Nintendo Famicom Into A Retro Computer Swedish designer and craftsman Love Hultén transforms existing gaming hardware into dreamlike pieces of functional retrofuturist art. His latest work, the FC-PVM, combines a Japanese Famicom console with a Sony Trinitron monitor to create a self-cont...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Myanmar military committed ‘routine, systematic’ sexual violence against ethnic minorities, UN experts find Myanmar’s military must stop using sexual and gender-based violence to terrorize and punish ethnic minorities, according to a new report released on Thursday by the United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission....
00:39, 08/23/2019

Barack and Michelle Obama are buying a $15M estate in Martha’s Vineyard Barack and Michelle Obama are close to buying a massive Martha’s Vineyard estate. TMZ reports that the former president and first lady are in escrow — aka in contract to purchase — a 29-acre beachfront plot with a 6,892-square-foot ...
00:39, 08/23/2019

Sean Spicer pumped for ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Former White House spokesman Sean Spicer will approach “Dancing with the Stars” much like he did the challenge of national politics in America’s hyper-partisan environment. “We may or may not be treating this like a campaign,” Spicer told Kelly Colli...
00:39, 08/23/2019

Scientists seek better understanding of mouse, human brains to improve research For decades, scientists have used experimental drugs to cure mice of brain disorders like Alzheimer's disease, glioblastoma and depression. But on human brains, these treatments often don't work....
00:39, 08/23/2019

Read This: How a rural gun shop's billboard represents MAGA culture's offline proliferation Much concern has been raised in the past few years about the role of social media in the iteration and spread of hateful rhetoric, and rightfully so. There is no shortage of stories of once-moderate or politically uninvolved family members getting...
01:00, 08/23/2019

YouTube Dismantles 'Influence Operation' Targeting Hong Kong Protests, Avoids Discussing Its Reach YouTube has disabled some 210 channels it says were used in a coordinated “influence operation” spreading disinformation related to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. However, the company refused to answer any questions on Thursday when asked how use...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Stan Lee’s Daughter Claims No One From Marvel or Disney Reached Out After His Death With the arc of Spider-Man’s cinematic future becoming the latest topic of conversation, everyone’s chiming in with their thoughts and opinions about the beef between Marvel Studios and Sony over the character. That includes J.C. Lee, the daughter of...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Unprecedented Close-Up View of Asteroid Shows Rocks That Look Surprisingly Familiar On October 3, 2018, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft dropped a lander toward the surface of the asteroid Ryugu from 135 feet up. The lander, MASCOT, hit a boulder, bounced backward, and tumbled 55 feet along the asteroid’s surface before coming to rest upsid...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Barcelona vs Real Betis: Prediction, tickets, live stream, TV channel, team news - La Liga 2019-20 preview Barcelona are looking to recover from last weekend's shock defeat to Athletic Bilbao as the Spanish champions host Real Betis at Camp Nou on Sunday night....
01:00, 08/23/2019

The Hindu Vedas: Charms, Myths, and Formulas for Enlightenment The Vedas are the sacred scriptures of Hinduism and are regarded as the oldest religious texts in the world. Thought to have been composed at least 3,500 years ago, the Vedas are a collection of hymns, magical incantations, dramatic mythological acco...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Someone left this snake at Newark airport The Transportation Security Administration reported that someone left a snake at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport.       ...
01:26, 08/23/2019

Reporter testing the 'availability of guns at Walmart' fails background check A senior correspondent for Business Insider investigated "the availability of guns at Walmart" by attempting to purchase a firearm, but proved unable to do so after failing a background check....
01:26, 08/23/2019

Copper Nears Multiyear Low as Economic Worries Grow The price of copper dropped to within striking distance of a fresh multiyear low as weak U.S. manufacturing data added to concern over the health of the global economy....
01:26, 08/23/2019

11 thrilling ways to discover Antarctica Once upon a time there was basically only one way for an ordinary person to visit Antarctica -- climbing aboard a small cruise ship and visiting the frozen continent en masse with hundreds of other passengers....
01:26, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift Says She Will Re-Record Old Songs Following Ownership Dispute Taylor Swift has announced she will re-record her old songs in an effort to regain control of her back catalog. “That’s true and it’s something that I’m very excited about doing,” Swift said Thursday when asked about her...
01:26, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift’s Dad Delivered Pizzas to Fans Who Spent the Night Waiting For Her Performance Taylor Swift is making the rounds ahead of the long-awaited release of her seventh studio album Lover and her fans are traveling with her. Hundreds of them camped out overnight on Wednesday to sing along with Swift during her Good Morning America app...
01:26, 08/23/2019

Billie Eilish ‘Bad Guy’ Parody ‘Dad Guy’ Is Peak Dad in Every Way Imaginable The parody of Billie Eilish’s monster hit “Bad Guy” is here and it’s abundantly clear that this was one bop ripe for the ol’ dad-ode treatment. Eilish officially dethroned Lil Nas X at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 ch...
01:26, 08/23/2019

How to back up files on exit from Windows 10 automatically with a batch file With a carefully crafted batch file, it is possible to create a series of commands that will back up data to a chosen location and then shut down your PC automatically....
01:52, 08/23/2019

Bride vows to ‘crawl down’ aisle before letting brain tumor stop wedding Their dream wedding was quickly turning in to a nightmare. “I was going to crawl down that aisle before I had to use the walker,” Christina Anderson tells TODAY. “It was not an option for me.” This May, the 24-year-old nurse from Watertown, South Dak...
01:52, 08/23/2019

FDA Focuses on Novartis Delay in Reporting Drug-Test Data Manipulation Federal regulators examining test data manipulation for a gene-therapy drug made by Novartis AG are zeroing in on the company’s two-month delay in launching a formal inquiry, according to documents and interviews....
01:52, 08/23/2019

South Korea scraps military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan South Korea is scrapping its military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, the latest escalation in a trade dispute that threatens global supply chains for smartphones and other gadgets....
02:13, 08/23/2019

ESPN's Ariel Helwani Pops A Boner Over Having A Role In Conor McGregor's PR Campaign Conor McGregor is many objectionable things. He’s a massive shithead, an outspoken bigot, a rich showy asshole, a violent rage-monster, a destroyer of other people’s personal property, and a puncher of helpless old men. He was accused of sexual assau...
02:13, 08/23/2019

Patriots' Patrick Chung Indicted On Cocaine Possession Charge In New Hampshire [Update] New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung might have to make a trip to New Hampshire next Wednesday, as he’s slated to be arraigned on a charge of cocaine possession stemming from June 25....
02:13, 08/23/2019

A red-hot alien world was found orbiting three stars NASA’s TESS exoplanet-hunting satellite has already made some incredible discoveries in its first couple of years in service, but its latest find will definitely look familiar to sci-fi fans. The planet LTT 1445 A b is a rocky world approximate...
02:39, 08/23/2019

WHO says eradicating malaria 'can be done', but first aim is to control it London, Reuters - Eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health Organization said on Friday, but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to control it....
02:39, 08/23/2019

Retrophin scraps nervous system disorder study, shares dive Retrophin Inc said on Thursday it was discontinuing the late-stage study for its rare neurological disorder treatment after it failed to improve patients' ability to conduct daily activities such as eating and walking, sending shares down 30%....
02:39, 08/23/2019

Army commander suspended for using Auschwitz slogan to encourage recruitment An Army commander has been suspended after he reportedly sent a memo to Army recruiters that included the Nazi motto of the notorious Auschwitz death camp....
02:39, 08/23/2019

Prince Andrew was seen getting foot massage from young woman at Epstein's apartment – report Incident was recounted in an email exchange between a prominent US literary agent and author Evgeny MorozovPrince Andrew was seen inside the New York apartment of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein getting a foot massage from a young woman, accordin...
02:39, 08/23/2019

Justice department email includes link to white nationalist website – live The email, from the immigration review office, was sent to immigration court employeesSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.08am BST Here’s a rundown of the day’s biggest politics stories: 12.05am BST Customs and Border Patrol agent...
02:39, 08/23/2019

Home Secretary Priti Patel to hold talks after dozens of migrants, including six children, try to cross Channel Home Secretary Priti Patel is going to hold talks with her French counterpart after dozens of migrants, including six children, tried to cross the Channel....
02:39, 08/23/2019

Uighurs Use Videos to Draw Attention to Missing Family Members Haunting videos of Uighurs crying silently in front of family portraits of missing loved ones appear to challenge Beijing’s assurances about its mass-internment campaign....
02:39, 08/23/2019

'Malaria will not be eradicated in near future', warns WHO Three-year review says new vaccines for eradicating disease are only 40% effectiveMalaria will not be eradicated in the foreseeable future even though it is achievable and would save millions of lives, according to World Health Organization (WHO) exp...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Trump or Europe — Boris Johnson's G-7 balancing act Hot on the heels of his chastening experiences in Berlin and Paris, Boris Johnson will get a further taste of the new realities facing the UK when he makes his debut at the G-7 summit in the French resort of Biarritz....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Critics say ‘It Chapter 2’ starring Bill Hader deserves an Oscar It isn’t often that critics go nuts over a sequel — or a sequel to a horror movie, for that matter. But early praise for “It Chapter 2,” which will star “SNL” alum Bill Hader, confirms that the second act just might be b...
03:00, 08/23/2019

One Of Two Trapped Polish Cavers Found Dead: Report Polish rescuers have found the body of one of two men who became trapped in a mountain cave last week when their corridor to the outside was flooded with water, a report said Thursday....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Pak Court Rejects Plea By Qandeel Baloch's Parents To Pardon Her Killers A Pakistan court on Thursday rejected a request made by the parents of social media star Qandeel Baloch to pardon her brothers, who are accused of killing her....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is joining Fox News Ex-White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders will join Fox News as a contributor focusing on political commentary and analysis for assorted shows on the cable network. Sanders, who left the White House in July, will contribute to Fox News Channe...
03:26, 08/23/2019

Samsung enlists controversial influencer for its weird anti-iMessage promotion I’ve always felt that the color of text message bubbles on our phones attracts an inordinate amount of attention in the world today, though I know there are plenty of people out there who get hot under the collar when a green text message bubbl...
03:26, 08/23/2019

Women’s World Cup was ‘a balloon that deflated,’ says Carly Telford • England goalkeeper says FA can learn from France’s mistakes • ‘Towns and cities not as football-friendly as they needed to be’The England goalkeeper, Carly Telford, has criticised the efforts of France as Women’s World Cup hosts, describing the tou...
03:26, 08/23/2019

Dean Smith happy with Aston Villa striker Wesley despite lack of goals | Paul Doyle Manager has seen enough, despite defeats by Bournemouth and Spurs, to be confident Villa will not ‘do a Fulham’To really offend people around Villa Park, just say the F word. After spending at least £127m on 12 players following promotion to the Prem...
03:26, 08/23/2019

Liverpool reveal plan to increase Anfield’s capacity to beyond 60,000 • Club ditch original plans for ‘ambitious’ new proposal• Fit-again Oxlade-Chamberlain signs contract extensionLiverpool have confirmed they are to abandon current plans to redevelop Anfield in favour of a more ambitious scheme that will increase the...
03:26, 08/23/2019

VW targets higher profit as EV costs, uncertainty weigh VW's diesel-emission scandal caused a fundamental crisis but it also became a catalyst for the transformation of the automaker, VW COO Ralf Brandstaetter said -- setting the stage for the company's bold plans to pass Tesla as the electric car leader....
03:26, 08/23/2019

Ford of Europe chairman to head Changan-Ford JV in China Steven Armstrong, 55, will become president of the joint venture Oct. 1 to replace the retiring Nigel Harris. Ford said Armstrong's responsibilities in Europe will be distributed among Ford of Europe President Stuart Rowley and others....
03:26, 08/23/2019

VW denies report of interest in Tesla stake A German business magazine reported VW CEO Herbert Diess is interested in buying a stake in Tesla. The automaker said the report is "without merit."...
03:26, 08/23/2019

In His First Cabinet Reshuffle, Yogi Adityanath Retains 37 Departments Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday allocated portfolios to ministers inducted into the expanded cabinet, keeping 37 departments with him....
03:26, 08/23/2019

PM Modi Holds Talks With French President Emmanuel Macron Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday held marathon one-on-one meeting during which they reviewed the entire gamut of the dynamic and multi-faceted relationship......
03:26, 08/23/2019

Supreme Court To Hear P Chidambaram's Plea On Anticipatory Bail Today Former Union Minister P Chidambaram's plea challenging a Delhi High Court verdict that turned down his appeal for protection from arrest in the INX Media case will be heard by the Supreme Court today.......
03:26, 08/23/2019

Shrine Symbolises Dalit Struggle: Mamata Banerjee On Ravidas Temple A day after a protest march by Dalits against the demolition of a Ravidas temple in New Delhi turned violent, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday sympathised with the protestors saying......
03:26, 08/23/2019

Tim Cook has found the 'recipe' for a positive relationship with Trump, says Yale's Jeff Sonnenfeld Apple CEO Tim Cook has found the "recipe" for a positive relationship with the president, management expert Jeffrey Sonnenfeld told CNBC on Thursday....
03:52, 08/23/2019

YouTube takes action on campaigns targeting Hong Kong protests The move follows similar action by Twitter and Facebook, which said China was behind the campaigns. Google, YouTube's parent company, said VPNs and other methods were used to disguise the origin of the accounts....
04:13, 08/23/2019

Russia, U.S. blame each other for abandoned missile treaty Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador, Dmitry Polyansky, criticized what he called American "hypocrisy," saying the U.S. "consistently and deliberately violated the INF treaty for some time."...
04:13, 08/23/2019

Myanmar troops’ sexual violence against Rohingya shows ‘genocidal intent’: UN report The U.N. said it found the country’s soldiers “routinely and systematically employed rape, gang rape and other violent and forced sexual acts against women, girls, boys, men and transgender people in blatant violation of international human rights la...
04:13, 08/23/2019

FAA to invite pilots from across the globe for Boeing 737 MAX simulator tests Boeing Co's latest 737 narrow-body model, the MAX, was grounded worldwide in March after two crashes within five months in Indonesia and Ethiopia that killed 346 people....
04:13, 08/23/2019

Identical photons generated 150 million kilometers apart Enlarge / A nearby source of quantum photons. (credit: NOAA) Up until the mid-20th century, light was pretty ordinary. Yes, it was both a particle and a wave, but it didn’t do anything very weird. Then scientists, under-employed after the end of Wo...
04:13, 08/23/2019

Deer Lake, N.L., drinking water deemed safe after canal cleanup: report The barrels were discovered in 2016 in the Humber Canal, which provides Deer Lake, N.L.'s water supply, by a concerned resident who filmed the sunken debris on a GoPro camera....
04:13, 08/23/2019

$1M in cocaine found in bananas shipped to Safeway in Washington (KING) Cocaine valued at more than $1 million was found inside shipments of bananas at three Safeway grocery stores in western Washington state. The King County Sheriff’s Office recovered 22 kilos, nearly 50 pounds, of cocaine at a Safeway in W...
04:39, 08/23/2019

'Veep' creator's 'David Copperfield' film finds distributor Fox Searchlight will distribute Armando Iannucci's "The Personal History of David Copperfield" in North America. The film will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival....
04:39, 08/23/2019

Tanak takes lead in first stage of WRC Rally Germany for Toyota World Rally Championship points' leader Ott Tanak beat his title rivals on the first stage of Rally Germany to lead overnight, the three title contenders split by one second...
04:39, 08/23/2019

Opel's junior rally championship goes electric from 2020 Opel has launched what it believes is the first rally championship for electric cars, replacing its flagship junior series with the ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup for the Corsa-e from 2020...
04:39, 08/23/2019

‘I’m going to where people are’: the viral priest using TikTok to start a church His videos were designed to draw Austinites to religion but have made him a star of the new social media app that most of his age still don’t understand‘It just takes off’: how the short-video app TikTok has caused a global stirDavid W Peters has bee...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Ticket demand for international NFL games surge Ticket demand for the NFL's five international games this season has jumped 55% compared to 2018 thanks to the American football league's efforts to grow its global fan base, ticket retailer StubHub said on Thursday....
05:13, 08/23/2019

House Democrats have some convincing to do on impeachment A new poll suggests House Democrats pursuing an impeachment inquiry will have to simultaneously build their case against Trump and make it to the American people....
05:39, 08/23/2019

Carlos Ghosn's wife asks Macron for help Carole Ghosn, the wife of embattled auto executive Carlos Ghosn, has for months been blasting Japanese authorities for how they have handled her husband's case. Now she wants French President Emmanuel Macron to step in....
06:00, 08/23/2019

Source: Ruiz agrees to bout in Saudi Arabia Unified heavyweight world titleholder Andy Ruiz Jr. has agreed to go to Saudi Arabia to face Anthony Joshua in their much-anticipated rematch, a source with direct knowledge of the discussions told ESPN on Thursday....
06:00, 08/23/2019

Carson Wentz was burdened and in pain. Here's how he left that behind The Eagles QB, who signed an extension this spring, begins Year 4 rejuvenated. Yet the shadows of multiple injuries, critical comments and Nick Foles linger....
06:00, 08/23/2019

Sergey Kovalev fights Anthony Yarde on Saturday -- is Canelo Alvarez next? A successful WBO light heavyweight title defense against Yarde on Saturday could lead Kovalev to a fight with Alvarez and the hefty payday that comes with it....
06:00, 08/23/2019

August bank holiday: Drivers urged to 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest travel days of the year looms Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
06:00, 08/23/2019

Miley Cyrus Gets Support From Madonna and More Stars After Bombshell Statement Members of Miley Cyrus' star-studded inner circle are standing in her corner. After the 26-year-old singer issued a lengthy statement denying reports that her and Liam......
06:00, 08/23/2019

The Apple Card is a beautiful baby bird and should be handled as such An Apple Card support page warns if the titanium credit card comes into contact with leather or denim, the interaction could cause “permanent discoloration that might not wash off.”...
06:26, 08/23/2019

Kia Forte The compact car, in its third generation, received a redesign for the 2019 model year and looks more like the Stinger, which sits on a different platform....
06:52, 08/23/2019

Tropical Storm Ivo strengthening as it tracks over the eastern Pacific Ivo is soon expected to become the eastern Pacific Ocean's next hurricane as it parallels the western coast of Mexico and unleashes dangerous surf into the weekend....
06:52, 08/23/2019

Nations approve greater protections for world giraffe population Parties voted Thursday at the World Wildlife Conference in Switzerland to limit giraffe parts international trade to help protect the species from extinction....
06:52, 08/23/2019

Man Arrested For Dumping Dirt On Car. His Girlfriend Was Inside A man in Florida, USA, has been arrested for dumping a mound of dirt on a car that his girlfriend drove to his place of work. Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post last Thursday......
07:13, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift's new album 'Lover' includes star-studded collaborations, juicy lyrics Taylor Swift dropped her highly anticipated album "Lover," which includes a collaboration with the Dixie Chicks and some juicy lyrical references.        ...
07:13, 08/23/2019

White House mulling tax cuts but not to counter short-term weakness: adviser The Trump administration is studying tax cuts to buttress long-term U.S. economic growth that could be rolled out during the 2020 election campaign but is not looking at action to counter any perceived economic weakness now, the White House economic ...
07:13, 08/23/2019

'We must defend our city': A day in the life of a Hong Kong protester As demonstrations entered their 11th week, the Guardian shadowed a protester for the day at a major anti-government rally banned by the police It is noon on a muggy August day in Hong Kong. Patrick Wong*, 20, has just eaten a breakfast of instant noo...
07:13, 08/23/2019

'Go old man, go!' Mobility scooter fugitive evades police in low-speed chase The speeding double amputee in New Zealand says he didn’t have time to stop because he needed to get his tea readyNew Zealand police embarked on what may be the world’s slowest chase while attempting to stop a man fleeing them on a mobility scooter.T...
07:13, 08/23/2019

How Vegas handled two quirky NFL preseason games Two quirky NFL preseason games made it an interesting night for the Las Vegas sportsbooks Thursday. The Ravens beat the Eagles 26-15 for their 16th straight preseason win, but that wasn’t any consolation for Over bettors. The game was stopped with 11...
07:13, 08/23/2019

Ryan Kalil’s ‘savvy vet stuff’ impressing new Jets teammates Jets defensive lineman Leonard Williams lined up against new center Ryan Kalil this week and got a surprise. “He like snaps the ball and hits at the same exact time,” Williams recounted Thursday. “I was getting hit in the face and I was like, ‘What i...
07:13, 08/23/2019

Giants’ Daniel Jones impresses once again CINCINNATI — Like everyone else, Eli Manning got to learn a little more about Daniel Jones this week during the Baker Mayfield affair, as the Browns quarterback basically insinuated that the Giants rookie is not a winner and thus drafted too high. Jo...
07:13, 08/23/2019

Gennady Golovkin is done chasing Canelo Alvarez trilogy fight Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is done with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Done with chasing him for a third fight and done with the frustration of reliving their past two fights. “I was ready to fight in September,” Golovkin said of a proposed trilogy with Alvarez,...
07:13, 08/23/2019

Packers and Raiders forced to play preseason game on 80-yard field Hold all your Canadian exchange rate jokes, please. Thursday’s Packers-Raiders matchup in Winnipeg, Manitoba, took place on an 80-yard field after the Raiders voiced concerns over patched goal-post holes in an end zone. The posts were moved fro...
07:13, 08/23/2019

Football teams have reached out to Carli Lloyd after 55-yard field goal Hey Jets, were you watching? Because Carli Lloyd is listening. Days after the USWNT star went viral for kicking field goals at a joint Eagles-Ravens practice, Lloyd said she’s had some interest in her abilities. Hitting a 55-yarder will do that...
07:13, 08/23/2019

Crotchety Rockies Broadcasters Wish Harm On Idiot On The Field An idiot ran out onto the field during the second inning of Thursday night’s Rockies-Cardinals game in St. Louis. An army of security personnel briefly chased the goof around the outfield and then the infield. The crowd ate it up; the batter had a ch...
07:39, 08/23/2019

It’s UA move in day! TUCSON – Wildcats new and old made their way to the University of Arizona campus as parents dropped off students on move-in day. Reported as the largest move-in day the University has ever seen, almost 1,000 students will be moving into the new...
07:39, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Hasbro takes home Peppa Pig, PJ Masks in $4 bln eOne deal Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in cash, expanding into the lucrative infant and preschool market by gaining access to popular TV shows like Peppa Pig and PJ Masks....
07:39, 08/23/2019

Trump speaks out on Sean Spicer joining 'Dancing with the Stars': 'He will do great' One day after it was revealed that Sean Spicer will be competing on the upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars," President Trump spoke out about the casting decision. ...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ Arrives the Old-Fashioned Way, and With Twists The pop star’s 18-track, seventh studio album is out now, featuring the Dixie Chicks, St. Vincent and production by her go-to collaborator Jack Antonoff....
08:00, 08/23/2019

Review: On Lover, Taylor Swift Lays Down Her Armor Way back in 2010, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift released her third studio album, Speak Now. She wrote every song on the album, without any co-writers, like a response to those who might suggest she was anything other than an artist in sole control o...
08:00, 08/23/2019

48 pounds of cocaine found in banana boxes at Washington grocery store Employees at a Washington state grocery store found $550,000 worth of cocaine hidden in boxes of bananas meant for sale, local law enforcement officials said Thursday....
08:00, 08/23/2019

Android replacing dessert names with numbered versions Google announced Thursday it's ditching dessert-themed names for versions of its Android operating system, switching instead to numbered identifications....
08:00, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end 'white terror' The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association....
08:26, 08/23/2019

North Korea calls Pompeo 'diehard toxin,' says ready for dialogue or standoff with U.S. North Korea's top diplomat said on Friday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was a "diehard toxin" who only complicates denuclearization talks and that Pyongyang was ready for both dialogue and standoff....
08:26, 08/23/2019

Canadian Consulate suspends travel to China for Hong Kong staff The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said on Friday it has suspended travel to mainland China for local staff, just days after an employee of the city's British Consulate was confirmed to have been detained in China....
08:26, 08/23/2019

Chinese state media says fentanyl abuse is entirely U.S. responsibility Chinese state media on Friday hit back at claims by U.S. officials that China was failing to crack down on the flow of fentanyl and fentanyl-related substances into the United States, saying that responsibility for opioid abuse lay with users....
08:26, 08/23/2019

Researchers propose aggressive new method to eradicate online hate groups A team of researchers from George Washington University and the University of Miami recently published the results of a study to determine the ecological makeup of online hate groups. Based on their findings, they’ve come up with four strategies to d...
08:26, 08/23/2019

Google is reportedly working on a Nest Mini smart speaker that boasts big sound The (re)absorption of smart home device manufacturer Nest by Google in 2018 has resulted in the rebranding of Google's smart speakers, starting with the awkwardly named Google Nest Hub Max. But according to 9to5Google, the big brother to th...
08:26, 08/23/2019

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard SeymourWe are swimming in writing. Our lives have become, in the words of the author and academic Shoshana Zu...
08:52, 08/23/2019

Dozens supporting TUSD Family Life Curriculum walk out in solidarity at final public hearing TUCSON — Many supporters of the Family Life Curriculum walked out of Thursday night’s TUSD School Board public hearing at Cholla High School. “The people united will never be defeated,” dozens chanted. “By stonewalling c...
08:52, 08/23/2019

UA Volleyball Red-Blue game on Saturday is free to public TUCSON – Coach Dave Rubio and the Arizona Wildcat volleyball team will play its “Red-Blue” game on Saturday at 2 p.m.  Tickets are free. Here’s more from Thursday’s sportscast:...
08:52, 08/23/2019

UA Coach Sumlin not worried about “beach distractions” vs. Hawaii HAWAII – Is Coach Kevin Sumlin worried about “beach distractions” in Hawaii as the Cats prep for Saturday’s season opener? Here’s more from Thursday’s sportscast:...
08:52, 08/23/2019

Fed Chair Jerome Powell has chance to prove he has guts On Friday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome “Jay” Powell will have the chance to prove he has guts. For months, President Trump has been bullying the guy he picked to run the Fed, insisting that the nation needs lower interest rates while, at the same...
09:13, 08/23/2019

NYC eateries don’t want to let go of banned CBD products Last month, the city’s Health Department forced 15 eateries to destroy food and drinks infused with cannabidiol, or CBD, which doesn’t get you high but is said to relieve pain and anxiety....
09:13, 08/23/2019

Citigroup, BNP Paribas ensnared in case against Huawei CFO US-based Citigroup and French bank BNP Paribas are caught up in the US criminal case against the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies, according to newly available documents. The banks were named in documents released on Tuesday aft...
09:13, 08/23/2019

Target shares up 15 percent on strong profit forecast Target raised its annual profit forecast on Wednesday after reporting better-than-expected quarterly results as higher investments to remodel stores and beef up digital business drew in more shoppers, sending shares up nearly 15 percent. The retailer...
09:13, 08/23/2019

UN envoy challenges Malaysia’s claim to near zero poverty UN envoy challenges Malaysia’s claim to have nearly ended poverty, saying an estimated 1 in 6 people is poor and Malaysia’s count excluded vulnerable people...
09:39, 08/23/2019

With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
09:39, 08/23/2019

Porcupines to Penguins hit the scales for the London Zoo annual weigh-in The London Zoo weighs their animals during their annual weigh-in as keepers assess the animals’ general health and wellbeing.        ...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Arizona Professor Finds Time to Show QAnon Video While Explaining Syllabus Douglas Belmore, an adjunct English professor at Mesa Community College in Arizona, showed a 14-minute QAnon conspiracy video in at least two classes, according to multiple students. The Phoenix New Times, after speaking to at least four students who...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Here's why people aren't saving more in their 401(k) plans If you want retirement security later, the time to invest is now. Nevertheless, just 3 out of 10 workers polled by Bankrate.com said they're saving more for retirement now compared to last year....
10:00, 08/23/2019

Russian model, track athlete found dead on roadside after going for run A Russian track athlete and model turned up dead on the side of the road earlier this week after she'd gone on a training run, according to a report. ...
10:00, 08/23/2019

2 Green Berets killed in combat in Afghanistan identified The U.S. Army’s Special Operations Command has released the names of the two Green Berets who were killed Wednesday during combat operations in Afghanistan....
10:00, 08/23/2019

Barack and Michelle Obama’s first Netflix project is getting rave reviews Netflix debuted a new documentary on Wednesday that presents a deeply moving portrait of the ground-level workers at a new factory in post-industrial Ohio. It’s a factory reopened by a Chinese billionaire amid the ruins of a shuttered General M...
10:26, 08/23/2019

Barcelona players angry at failure to land Neymar - Paper Round "Barcelona players want Neymar, Arsenal want to sell two players, Crystal Palace will give Christian Benteke a new deal, and Watford threaten their fans."...
10:26, 08/23/2019

Religions for Peace: Women push for gender equality At this year's global religion summit on Lake Constance, female delegates from Africa, Asia and the Middle East made clear women must have a greater say....
10:26, 08/23/2019

US-Australia basketball: Fans voice anger at seating Basketball fans who paid for expensive seats at a USA-Australia match in the Australian city of Melbourne say they have been ripped off. Hollywood actor Russell Crowe was among those to complain of poor courtside views....
10:26, 08/23/2019

Groups sue Trump for weakening protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to crawl through a deadly gauntlet of predatory birds, d...
10:52, 08/23/2019

North Korea calls Pompeo 'poisonous' to diplomacy Ri Yong-ho says US secretary of state cast ‘dark shadows’ over nuclear talksNorth Korea’s top diplomat has called the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, a “diehard toxin” who only complicates denuclearisation talks and said North Korea was ready for...
10:52, 08/23/2019

Molotov-Ribbentrop: why is Moscow trying to justify Nazi pact? Exhibition about Soviet-Nazi treaty, signed on 23 August 1939, seeks to turn spotlight on west’s behaviour in 1930s Eighty years after the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany signed a non-aggression treaty dividing Europe into spheres of influence, Russia ...
10:52, 08/23/2019

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement founded by survivors of last year’s school shooti...
10:52, 08/23/2019

Joe Biden inspires no one — not even his own wife | Bhaskar Sunkara Can we stop pretending that Joe Biden is the inevitable 2020 candidate?Much like Hillary Clinton in 2016, Joe Biden’s Democratic primary campaign has thus far cloaked itself in an aura of inevitability. You might not like Joe Biden. He might say raci...
10:52, 08/23/2019

In Bolsonaro’s burning Brazilian Amazon, all our futures are being consumed | Eliane Brum The rainforest might seem a remote place, but it is the heart of the planet – and it is under attack as never beforeThe Amazon is the centre of the world. Right now, as our planet experiences climate collapse, there is nowhere more important. If we d...
10:52, 08/23/2019

Jeffrey Epstein signed new will to shield $577m fortune days before death Financier created trust fund in new will two days before suicideExperts say prying open fund will be difficult for accusersThe will that disgraced financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide puts more ...
10:52, 08/23/2019

Jawline: behind the social media documentary about short-lived fame In a compelling new film, a 16-year-old small town boy becomes a star thanks to livestreaming and an ever-changing new world opens upSometime between 2016 and 2017 – a distinct period, if you follow the rapid hot and colds of social media platforms –...
10:52, 08/23/2019

How Badly Will the Hong Kong Protests Shake Global Stock Markets? Unrest continues in Hong Kong. China’s paramilitary forces are massing near the border. What if there’s more violence? Or an authoritarian invasion? Or a peaceful resolution? Investors all over the world want to know how much impact the Hong Kong cha...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Veterans get the welcome home they always deserved Many older veterans didn't get the welcome home they deserved. This group is showing them that we care.        ...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Catholic priest Joseph McLoone stole church money and spent it on himself, Grindr men, authorities say A Catholic priest in Pennsylvania was charged with theft after he stole nearly $100,000 from his parish over several years.        ...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Robert Cousy President Donald Trump presented basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in an Oval Office ceremony on Thursday. (Aug. 22)        ...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Amazon will no longer use drivers' tips to cover their base pay Amazon has pledged to be more transparent and to tell its its Flex delivery drivers how much they actually earn, according to an email sent to contractors as seen by the LA Times. Perhaps more importantly, the e-commerce giant will no longer dip into...
11:39, 08/23/2019

'Uncharted' movie loses its director, again Sony is still planning on bringing the popular Uncharted franchise to theaters, but it's going to have to find new director to make it happen. Dan Trachtenberg had signed on to direct the project but stepped down, according to Deadline. Sony has...
11:39, 08/23/2019

Andrew Harper's family vow to 'go forward with him in our hearts' in first official tribute to 'murdered' officer The family of Pc Andrew Harper have vowed to "go forward with Andrew in our hearts" in their first tribute to the officer, a week after he was killed....
11:39, 08/23/2019

Pc Andrew Harper: Officer to be remembered with a minute's silence by colleagues A minute's silence will be held by police forces across the country this morning to remember Pc Andrew Harper who died while responding to a reported crime....
11:39, 08/23/2019

What to Expect of Britain’s New Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the G7 Summit Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make his debut on the international stage this weekend, at the G7 summit of world leaders in Biarritz, France. There, Johnson will have his first chance as Prime Minister to win over – or al...
11:39, 08/23/2019

South Korea Says It Will End Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan, Adding to Tensions The move frustrates officials in the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely tracked....
11:39, 08/23/2019

Basketball fans furious costly seating at USA v Boomers match offered poor views ACCC confirms it has received complaints about star players pulling out and some people have been given refunds Basketball fans in Melbourne were left fuming after paying hundreds of dollars for seats that offered shockingly poor views of Australia’s...
12:00, 08/23/2019

| US man with gun cache charged for threatening to shoot up hotel A US man with a large home arsenal was charged Thursday for allegedly threatening to open fire at a Los Angeles hotel, as the United States reels from recent mass shootings....
12:00, 08/23/2019

Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
12:00, 08/23/2019

Japanese stocks gain, strained S.Korea ties lift defence sector Japanese stocks rose on Friday, drawing support from a weaker yen, firmer Chinese and U.S. markets, and a jump in domestic defence shares as ties with South Korea sour further....
12:00, 08/23/2019

Qantas tests 19-hour direct flights from UK and US to Sydney Three flights scheduled on new Boeing 787-9 as airline looks at introducing route in 2022Qantas is to test non-stop direct flights from London to Sydney to see whether passengers and crew can tolerate what would be the world’s longest commercial flig...
12:00, 08/23/2019

Recent NBC intern Erin Edwards killed by mom in murder-suicide A Boston University student and former intern at NBC 4 New York was shot to death by her mother on Wednesday, the news station reported. Erin Edwards, 20, and her 24-year-old brother were both killed by their mother inside their home near Atlanta, au...
12:26, 08/23/2019

Diocese of Brooklyn hit with wave of Child Victims Act suits Two more alleged victims came forward on Thursday with decades-old accusations against the Diocese of Brooklyn that they suffered sexual abuse by clergy and other church employees when they were children. The two accusers filed suit in Brooklyn Supre...
12:26, 08/23/2019

How will Crystal Palace line up vs Man Utd? Gary Cahill debut, Wilfried Zaha hoping for Old Trafford impact Roy Hodgson could welcome back Jeffrey Schlupp to his Crystal Palace side as the Eagles boss goes in search of a first win, and goal, of the season at Manchester United this weekend....
12:26, 08/23/2019

Bernie Sanders Releases $16 Trillion Climate Plan That Declares Issue a National Emergency (PARADISE, Calif.) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal and calls for the United States to move to renewable energy across the economy by 2050 and d...
12:52, 08/23/2019

Asian markets edge higher before Powell's speech Asian markets mostly moved cautiously higher Friday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech for clues on whether the US central bank will cut interest rates in the future....
12:52, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong accountants join protests, but they're 'civilized and calm' Accountants in Hong Kong took to the streets on Friday to call for the government to accept five demands of the people, including the complete withdrawal of a now-suspended extradition bill....
12:52, 08/23/2019

Silverstone MotoGP: Quartararo sets searing pace in first practice Fabio Quartararo was fastest by a dominant margin in first British Grand Prix practice at Silverstone, while fellow Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales crashed and Jorge Lorenzo returned to MotoGP action...
12:52, 08/23/2019

South Africa pledges fiscal discipline in sweeping health reform A proposed switch to universal health coverage in South Africa will be managed in a fiscally responsible way, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost the state $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26....
13:13, 08/23/2019

GSK builds oncology pipeline as drug shown to help myeloma patients GlaxoSmithKline said an experimental multiple myeloma treatment has shown a meaningful response in patients that have run out of three previous treatment options, in a boost for the British drugmaker's cancer drug business....
13:13, 08/23/2019

What to watch on newly launched ACC Network ACC Network launched Thursday with approximately 450 live contests set to air annually. Here's your guide to make sure you catch all the biggest events....
13:13, 08/23/2019

SoftBank-backed Oyo, known for budget stays, to rebrand Hooters hotel in Vegas SoftBank Group Corp-backed Indian hotel aggregator Oyo will rebrand a Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, a deal that a source with knowledge of the matter said was worth $135 million....
13:39, 08/23/2019

Chinese food delivery firm Meituan posts 51% Q2 revenue jump, beats view China's Meituan Dianping , an online food delivery-to-ticketing firm, reported a bigger-than-expected rise in quarterly revenue as it fended off competition from rivals including Alibaba-backed Ele.me....
13:39, 08/23/2019

Trump to square off in court with House Democrats over financial records U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to ask a federal judge on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the Trump family and Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers....
13:39, 08/23/2019

7 sent to hospital after smoke in Hawaiian Airlines plane cabin forces emergency landing Seven people were taken to the hospital Thursday after smoke filled the cabin of a Hawaiian Airlines flight from California to Hawaii.       ...
14:00, 08/23/2019

Expert Recommendations for a Child's First Phone, From Basic to Smart Age shouldn't be the deciding factor in when a child receives a cellphone. Instead, parents should weigh a child's level of maturity and need for a phone....
14:00, 08/23/2019

Contractor stabbed to death while inspecting DC bridge WASHINGTON — Police in the nation’s capital say a contractor working on the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge has been stabbed to death. Police Chief Peter Newsham tells reporters that 62-year-old Robert Bolich, of Alexandria, Virginia, was at...
14:00, 08/23/2019

California light rail derailment leaves more than 20 injured SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities say more than two dozen people have been injured in a light rail train derailment in Northern California. Sacramento Fire Capt. Keith Wade tells news outlets that 27 people were injured, including 13 people who were t...
14:00, 08/23/2019

Three men arrested for threatening to shoot up Planned Parenthood this month A Tennessee man allegedly posted online that he was going to “shoot up” a Planned Parenthood — the third person arrested for threatening violence against the health care provider this month. Jacob Cooper, 20, wrote an Aug. 13 messag...
14:00, 08/23/2019

Doctor who performed brain studies for sex cult Nxivm loses his license The doctor who performed controversial brain studies for the sex cult Nxivm had his license revoked by the New York State Health Department, a report said Thursday. Dr. Brandon Porter, who performed unsanctioned research including a “fright stu...
14:00, 08/23/2019

8-year-old boy mauled by mountain lion while playing outside his home A mountain lion left an 8-year-old boy with serious injuries when the beast attacked the child while he was playing outside his home in Colorado, officials said. The animal pounced on the boy Wednesday evening while he and his friend were playing on ...
14:00, 08/23/2019

Shares in Peppa Pig owner rise past Hasbro offer Peppa Pig-owner Entertainment One's shares rose more than 30% to a record high on Friday, surpassing the price agreed by the company's board with U.S. toy maker Hasbro Inc in a sign that investors see some chance of a counter offer....
14:26, 08/23/2019

UK competition watchdog reprimands RBS, Santander over PPI procedures Britain's competition watchdog has ordered Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander to appoint auditors to check how they remind customers who have payment protection insurance (PPI), amid a mis-selling scandal over the policies....
14:26, 08/23/2019

Baby Rage unveils plans for crossplay VR-PC shooter game Extreme Tactical Executioners Baby Rage, a game studio based in Santa California, is designing a virtual reality game called Extreme Tactical Executions (xTx) with PC-VR crossplay.Read More...
14:26, 08/23/2019

Work advice: I applied for a job with my friend’s ex-boss Working for a friend’s ex-boss can be like dating a friend’s ex. It can work, but everyone has to be grown-ups and you need a clear view of the reason(s) why your friend left....
14:26, 08/23/2019

Opinion: As coaches choose safety over game reps, it's time for NFL to cut preseason slate As more teams opt against playing their starters in the NFL preseason, it's time to cut the slate of exhibition games in half.       ...
14:52, 08/23/2019

Brooks Koepka shoots down ESPN 'Body Issue' photo critics: 'They don't have the balls to do it' Brooks Koepka had fun during ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue' shoot and thinks he looks better naked than all those who criticize him anyway.       ...
14:52, 08/23/2019

'Work will set you free': US Army commander suspended for using Auschwitz slogan to boost recruiting A US Army commander has been suspended after he reportedly sent a memo to Army recruiters that included the Nazi motto of the notorious Auschwitz death camp....
14:52, 08/23/2019

Government May Exempt Foreign Investors From Super-Rich Tax: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had proposed increasing the effective tax rate on individuals with taxable annual income of above Rs 2 crore($283,000) by about 3 per cent, and for those earning......
14:52, 08/23/2019

Air India Owes Rs 4,500 Crore To Fuel Retailers, Say Officials IOC, BPCL and HPCL more than a week back jointly wrote to Air India seeking expeditious clearance of the dues, failing which they will be constrained to take action....
14:52, 08/23/2019

Putin orders 'symmetrical response' to US missile test Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his military to prepare a "symmetrical response" to a recent US test of a cruise missile, the Kremlin said in a statement Friday....
15:13, 08/23/2019

China hits U.S. with tariffs on $75 billion worth of goods, reinstates auto levies, state media reports The levies range from 5 to 10 percent and will be implemented on Sept. 1 and Dec. 15 — the same dates President Trump’s latest tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods are slated to take effect....
15:13, 08/23/2019

Lenovo Smart Clock update gives Google Photos a new bedside home We loved the Lenovo Smart Clock when we first reviewed it in Spring of 2019, but couldn't help but feel that the smart display's screen was underused. A new and very welcome update rectifies that.Bringing the device more in line with the si...
15:13, 08/23/2019

Microsoft admits the Windows 10 Your Phone app works best with Samsung Galaxy Note 10 The Your Phone app in Windows 10 is a handy tool for connecting smartphones up to the operating system, allowing you to view and reply to messages, but Microsoft has now admitted that to get the most out of the app, you’ll need to have the new...
15:13, 08/23/2019

OnePlus 7T: what we want to see The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro haven’t been out long, but OnePlus typically refreshes the range with a ‘T’ model later in the year and we’re expecting the same to happen this year.That might surprise you – after al...
15:13, 08/23/2019

U.S. Open Officiating a Year Later: More Explanations for the Audience After the furor that enveloped the women’s final last year, when Serena Williams was penalized a point and then a game, the tournament organizers decided to make rulings clearer to fans....
15:13, 08/23/2019

Daimler To Make Mercedes-Benz Branded Heavy Trucks In China The plan will deepen the alliance between Daimler and it Chinese truck JV partner, Beiqi Foton Co Ltd, and comes after the purchase of a 5 per cent stake in Daimler last month by its Mercedes Benz......
15:39, 08/23/2019

Rocket Report: Single-core Delta IV is no more, fully automated Soyuz Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 2.12 of the Rocket Report! This week's report might as well be brought to you by United Launch Alliance—but never fear, dear readers, no one influences the re...
16:00, 08/23/2019

Iowa prof says 'I am Antifa'; once posted desire to bash Trump with baseball bat A college professor in Iowa openly declared his support for the violent far-left Antifa movement after coming under fire for inflammatory social media posts that included the desire to bash President Trump with a baseball bat....
16:00, 08/23/2019

Serial killer who targeted gay men executed in Florida after eating hearty last meal A mass murderer known as the “I-95 killer,” who spent the majority of 1994 targeting gay men -- including a Navy World War II veteran -- along the busy travel corridor, ate three burgers, fries and bacon before he was executed late Thursday in Florid...
16:00, 08/23/2019

Man, 49, arrested after body of Dallas woman, 22, found in burning SUV A 49-year-old Texas man has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of a woman whose body was found in her burning SUV, according to Dallas police....
16:00, 08/23/2019

Michigan priest charged with binding boy in plastic, leaving him in closet A Catholic priest in Michigan wrapped a teen boy in plastic and tape and kept him in a church janitor's closet against his will for more than an hour, investigators said Thursday....
16:00, 08/23/2019

Climate activists demonstrate outside Brazil embassies in Paris and London Several hundred environmental activists demonstrated on Friday outside the Brazilian embassy in Paris as a clash between the two countries' leaders over the issue of climate change intensified, while similar protests took place in London....
16:26, 08/23/2019

G7 advisers discuss 'concrete measures' on Amazon fires: France Advisers to G7 leaders are discussing concrete measures to be decided on during the Group of Seven industrialized countries' summit this weekend in France, a French diplomatic source said on Friday....
16:26, 08/23/2019

Rep. Seth Moulton Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Primary (WASHINGTON) — Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton plans to exit the Democratic presidential primary race on Friday, becoming the second 2020 candidate to drop out this week as the field narrows. Moulton is set to announce the end his campaign duri...
16:52, 08/23/2019

Tour Championship: Xander Schauffele makes up ground to catch Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka Xander Schauffele began the Tour Championship six shots off the lead; now he's tied for first with Justin Thomas and Brooks Koepka after one round.        ...
16:52, 08/23/2019

Annie Park leads CP Women's Open; Brooke Henderson 1 back Annie Park shot a 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead in the opening round of the CP Canadian Women's Open        ...
16:52, 08/23/2019

Sheffield United v Leicester: match preview Sheffield United have enjoyed an impressive re-introduction to Premier League life but their manager, Chris Wilder, is rightly wary about the threat posed by Jamie Vardy. Like Wilder, Leicester’s star striker, is from Sheffield and began his career i...
16:52, 08/23/2019

Liverpool v Arsenal: match preview Both teams have made a 100% start to the new season but it will require a first win at Anfield for seven years, or a rare display of substance at least, for the visitors’ credentials to be taken seriously. Arsenal’s last three visits to Liverpool hav...
16:52, 08/23/2019

Scotland’s Gregor Townsend faces selection headaches as France visit • Coach needs big improvement on 32-3 drubbing in Nice• Cummings, Skinner and Thomson can press World Cup claimsFour weeks before Scotland’s opening game of the World Cup against Ireland, the visit of France on Saturday is a final audition for some p...
16:52, 08/23/2019

Lancashire to release Haseeb Hameed at end of county season Batsman won three caps for England back in 2016Batman begins: meeting English cricket’s rising starHaseeb Hameed will leave Lancashire at the end of the season after the club decided against offering the 22-year-old batsman a new contract. The announ...
16:52, 08/23/2019

Ex-wife, children of Atlanta surgeon Christopher Edwards found dead in apparent murder-suicide Authorities say they believe Marsha Edwards shot Christopher Edwards Jr. and Erin Edwards before turning the gun on herself.        ...
17:13, 08/23/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Weinstein, Black, Cyrus Harvey Weinstein to be rearraigned as DA seeks actress's testimony; Kodak Black pleads guilty to federal weapons charges; Miley Cyrus takes to Twitter to deny cheating rumors. (Aug. 23)        ...
17:13, 08/23/2019

White supremacy in America: Can parents stop online radicalization? Digital platforms often shield those ripe for radicalization from being detected by family members who can't, or won't, see the signs.        ...
17:13, 08/23/2019

G7 leaders take in dim economic outlook as global growth sputters, trade war looms Factories are slumping, many businesses are paralyzed, global growth is sputtering and the world's two mightiest economies are in the grip of a dangerous trade war....
17:13, 08/23/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St drops 1% after Trump's China salvo Wall Street's three main indexes lost about 1% on Friday after President Donald Trump said U.S. companies should "immediately start looking for an alternative to China" after Beijing officials earlier retaliated by imposing tariffs on U.S. goods....
17:39, 08/23/2019

WRAPUP 8-Hong Kong families form peaceful human chains ahead of airport protest Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined hands to form human chains on Friday in a peaceful protest, with almost three months of anti-government demonstrations showing no sign of let-up across the Chinese-ruled territory....
17:39, 08/23/2019

Quiz: Would you still pass your driving theory test? There are regional variations in how easy it is to pass your practical driving test – but there is also the theory part. Could you still pass?Newly released figures show that there are some areas of the country where it appears to be much easier to p...
17:39, 08/23/2019

Drug-resistant salmonella linked to soft cheese, beef sickens hundreds: CDC A multidrug-resistant strain of salmonella that has sickened hundreds has been linked to Mexican-style soft cheese and beef, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a warning this week. ...
17:39, 08/23/2019

Trump honors 'Mr. Basketball' with Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics point guard and basketball coach Bob Cousy Thursday afternoon at the White House....
17:39, 08/23/2019

Why Is My Credit Union Telling Me Which Dealers I Can Buy From? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about “approved dealers” from banks, getting out of a lease you d...
17:39, 08/23/2019

Nothing to see here. Nothing to see here. Just a guy in dark clothes driving a Lincoln Continental Mark III coupé parked on the dock by the lake at 6 AM, holding a rag and looking at you like he wants you gone, right fucking now. Maybe we should just go. Right? Let’s jus...
17:39, 08/23/2019

New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley helps Browns QB Baker Mayfield connect with Daniel Jones New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley helped Browns QB Baker Mayfield explain his comments to rookie Giants QB Daniel Jones.       ...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Only one 'Tom Terrific': Patriots QB Tom Brady denied trademark by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office New England Patriots QB Tom Brady applied for the "Tom Terrific" trademark, but the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office denied the request Thursday.       ...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov suspended four years by IIHF for positive cocaine test Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov tested positive for cocaine during May's world championships and has been suspended four years by IIHF.       ...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Yankees vs. Dodgers: This weekend's matchup could be World Series preview This is a weekend to dream on, a collision of two teams who happen to share an October history unlike any other World Series rivals.       ...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Video: The worst Formula 1 cars to win grands prix The outright dominance of this year's Mercedes Formula 1 car has made it difficult to bet against when it comes to taking grand prix victories in 2019...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Madonna supports Miley Cyrus after her viral Twitter thread denying cheating on Liam Hemsworth Madonna was among the first celebrities to share their support for Miley Cyrus as she defended herself against accusations of cheating on Liam Hemsworth....
18:26, 08/23/2019

A much less invasive way to monitor pressure in the brain Traumatic brain injuries, as well as infectious diseases such as meningitis, can lead to brain swelling and dangerously high pressure in the brain. If untreated, patients are at risk for brain damage, and in some cases elevated pressure can be fatal....
18:26, 08/23/2019

South Sudan: UN rights experts see little headway on peace deal amid spike in local-level violence A United Nations expert group looking at human rights in South Sudan said on Friday that it is “deeply concerned” that, although the overall armed conflict has waned, there has been little progress in adhering to the peace agreement that guided the c...
18:52, 08/23/2019

David Koch, a Bad Man, Has Died David Koch, the conservative billionaire who, along with his brother Charles, helped to make the world a worse place, has died at 79, Charles Koch announced on Friday....
18:52, 08/23/2019

Ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife found dead in Minnesota home; son sought by police The bodies of former NFL linesman Barry Bennett and his wife Carol were found inside their rural Minnesota home Wednesday and police are now searching for the couple’s 22-year-old son....
18:52, 08/23/2019

Tom Brady’s bid to trademark ‘Tom Terrific’ denied New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sent New York Mets fans into a tizzy earlier this summer when he applied to trademark the “Tom Terrific” moniker....
18:52, 08/23/2019

Lorenzo's MotoGP comeback hindered by a "fear" of crashing again Jorge Lorenzo admits he has more "fear" of crashing and worsening the back injuries he suffered at Assen, which is hindering his MotoGP comeback at the British Grand Prix...
19:13, 08/23/2019

Rangers handed partial stadium ban for fans' racist behaviour "Rangers have been ordered by UEFA to close a section of their Ibrox Stadium for Thursday\u0027s Europa League meeting with Legia Warsaw due to racist behaviour which includes \"sectarian singing\" by their supporters."...
19:13, 08/23/2019

Chinese buyers pull back from U.S. housing market, hurting home sales Chinese investors are buying fewer U.S. homes because of money controls in China. That's lowering prices and giving U.S. buyers a better chance to buy       ...
19:13, 08/23/2019

David Koch, billionaire who built conservative political empire, dies at 79 David Koch, the billionaire businessman who built a conservative political empire, died Friday at age 79, according to Koch Industries.       ...
19:13, 08/23/2019

Want a Batcave for your car? Aston Martin designs fancy garages Aston Martin will now allow car owners of any make to custom-build their own luxury storage facility just for their car.       ...
19:13, 08/23/2019

Lindsey Vonn Is Engaged to P.K. Subban Lindsey Vonn is skiing toward the aisle because she's engaged! The retired Olympic alpine ski racer is engaged to her ice hockey beau, P.K. Subban, his rep confirmed to E! News. The......
19:13, 08/23/2019

Orlando Bloom's Tribute to Katy Perry Will Instantly Warm Your Heart There's nothing hot and cold about Orlando Bloom's feelings for fiancée Katy Perry. On Wednesday night, the engaged stars hit the red carpet together in honor of the Los......
19:13, 08/23/2019

Chef Ben Returns to Below Deck Mediterranean, But Is Everybody Happy to See Him? He's back! "Oh god, that face." Yep, Chef Ben Robinson is back. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at Below Deck Mediterranean featuring the return of the......
19:13, 08/23/2019

Grey's Anatomy Boss Blasts ABC for Casting Sean Spicer on Dancing With the Stars Dancing With the Stars' casting decisions for season 28 have been, let's say controversial. Well, one casting decision in particular: Sean Spicer. The former White House press......
19:13, 08/23/2019

Apple and chip stocks slide after Trump orders US companies to look for alternative to China Semiconductor stocks and shares of Apple slid on Friday after President Donald Trump said U.S. companies should "immediately start looking for an alternative" to their operations in China....
19:13, 08/23/2019

Gallup: Americans' confidence in economy down, but still strong Americans' confidence in the U.S. economy has dipped slightly since last month and more than 40 percent say things are getting worse, new research said Friday....
19:13, 08/23/2019

Solar-powered railway could reduce fossil fuel reliance The world's first solar farm to directly power a railway line has been plugged in -- a development that could lay the foundations for the world's first solar-powered trains....
19:13, 08/23/2019

Where daredevil monks climb closer to God Hidden in the countryside of the nation of Georgia, the 130-foot Katskhi pillar of rock is home to one of the world's most isolated churches, where monks make perilous ascents toward the heavens on a prayer pilgrimages....
19:13, 08/23/2019

Viral Blue Bell saga continues: Third ice cream licker arrested in Texas D'Adrien Anderson, 24, posted a viral video of himself licking a carton of Blue Bell ice cream at a Walmart in Port Arthur, Texas. He was arrested.        ...
19:39, 08/23/2019

David Koch, billionaire industrialist and libertarian political activist, dies at 79 The Koch brothers financed one of the most influential political networks in the modern era. David Koch's net worth was estimated at $42 billion....
19:39, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Form Human Chains in Latest Opposition Tactic Thousands of Hong Kong protesters of all ages and backgrounds embarked on a new and peaceful way to get their message across to the world—they held hands....
19:39, 08/23/2019

Barr Seized on Epstein Case as Doubts Mounted About Justice Dept. The attorney general has been unusually personally involved in the investigations into the jailhouse suicide of Jeffrey Epstein, the high-profile financier accused of sex trafficking....
19:39, 08/23/2019

World Leaders’ G7 Expectations: A Nice Chat, Some Good Wine, No Unity With Trump America’s closest allies meet this weekend and have all but given up on producing the kind of consensus about global issues that has been the summit’s hallmark for decades....
19:39, 08/23/2019

|Localinternet-basedventuresstillcriticaltoNaspers–SAhead Naspers CEO in South Africa Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa told shareholders at the internet solutions giant’s annual general meeting in Cape Town on Friday that the company had great interest in finding and investing in local internet-based ventures....
20:00, 08/23/2019

|ChinahitsUSwithhighertariffsonsoybeans,cars,oil China announced plans to impose additional tariffs on $75 billion of American goods including soybeans, automobiles and oil, with the retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned levies on Chinese imports sending US stock futures tumbling....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Christian couple can sue over Minnesota same-sex marriage video law A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit by a Minnesota couple challenging a state law requiring that their video production company film same-sex weddings, which they say violates their Christian beliefs....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Trump squares off in court with House Democrats over financial records Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump asked a federal appeals court on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the president's family and the Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers...
20:00, 08/23/2019

Trump asks who is bigger enemy, Fed Chair Powell or China's Xi? President Donald Trump reacted furiously on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke about the trade war with China and economic risks to the United States, asking whether his appointee to the U.S. central bank was a greater "enemy" th...
20:00, 08/23/2019

More than 100,000 people back petition to save Belgravia flats where Duchess of Cornwall lived More than 100,000 people have signed a petition opposing plans to demolish the "aristo-flats" where Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall began their romance....
20:00, 08/23/2019

In the battle over Spider-Man, everyone may lose Peter Parker has long history as loveable loser throughout his adventures as Spider-Man, the comic book superhero who pioneered the notion that the good guy might win the day against the supervillain, but still come up short paying the rent or inadve...
20:00, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift drops 'Lover' video ahead of album launch Taylor Swift has offered a bit of love to all the fans who are eagerly awaiting Friday's release of her seventh album: A video for its title track, "Lover."...
20:00, 08/23/2019

Eminem's music publisher claims Spotify owes millions in royalties Eminem's music publisher has filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against streaming giant Spotify over the hit "Lose Yourself" and more than 200 other songs....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Deutsche Bank to pay $16m to settle US ‘princelings’ case Regulator had said it corruptly hired unqualified relatives of foreign officials to win businessDeutsche Bank has agreed to pay a $16m (£13m) fine to US authorities overallegations that it hired unqualified relatives of powerful Russian and Chinese g...
20:00, 08/23/2019

Robert Downey Jr. announces Rolling Stones' 'cosmic' honor: Martian rock named after band Robert Downey Jr. announced NASA's big secret Thursday night at the Rose Bowl. A Martian rock will be named after the rock band: 'Rolling Stones Rock.'        ...
20:26, 08/23/2019

A Superbug Salmonella Sickened Hundreds of People Through Cheese, Beef, and Raw Milk According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an outbreak of superbug salmonella sickened hundreds of people and hospitalized dozens over the past two years. But what makes the incident especially scary is that the ou...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Legends of Tomorrow Is Losing Some Familiar Faces Next Season, and More Could Follow Them Robert Englund wants to play Freddy one last time. Jon Favreau wants to make Santa fight aliens with the Chiodo Brothers. Ezra Miller says his Flash movie is absolutely, definitely, 100 percent still-happening at some point. The Matrix’s original con...
20:26, 08/23/2019

What Is Cyberwar? The Complete WIRED Guide The threat of cyberwar looms over the future: a new dimension of conflict capable of leapfrogging borders and teleporting the chaos of war to civilians thousands of miles beyond its front....
20:26, 08/23/2019

Latest live A1 traffic news Tips & advice 23 Aug, 2019 A1 and A1(M) traffic news and real time updates; get the latest info on A1 traffic delays, roadworks, accidents and snow...
20:26, 08/23/2019

New 2020 Porsche Taycan interior revealed News 23 Aug, 2019 The interior of the all-electric Porsche Taycan has been unveiled ahead of the car’s launch at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Violence in Zimbabwe Is Escalating. But We Won’t Stop Fighting for Our Freedoms Imagine coming home and finding your entire house ransacked, your valuables stolen and your children tied to poles, their backs bleeding from being whipped with a sjambok. The sight rips your soul out and makes you want to find whoever did this to yo...
20:26, 08/23/2019

2020 Chevy Bolt EV extends driving range by 21 miles General Motors said its battery engineering team extended the Bolt EV's range 21 miles by improving the energy of the cell electrodes through small but impactful chemistry changes....
20:26, 08/23/2019

Take This Quiz to Learn How to Tip When You Travel Many of us know how to tip when we’re in a restaurant, coffee shop, or hair salon. What about when we’re traveling? Aside from the taxi and rideshare drivers, who else gets a tip? Are we inadvertently neglecting any of the service workers that make o...
20:26, 08/23/2019

China's latest retaliatory tariffs could pose trouble for Tesla The escalating trade war between the US and China could have particularly steep consequences for car brands. China's Finance Ministry has announced countering tariffs across a range of products, including plans to resume a suspended 25 percent ...
20:52, 08/23/2019

'World's first' solar-powered rail line opens in the UK Some trains in the UK are now running on a rail line powered entirely by a solar farm in what's said to be a world first. Around 100 panels are keeping the signaling and lights up and running on the track near Aldershot in Hampshire, and the pro...
20:52, 08/23/2019

Sega is becoming its weird and wonderful self again Sega is in an unexpectedly good place right now. The company was never on top of the industry; it's been beaten by Nintendo, by Sony, by the decline of the arcade. It spent years nursing the wounds from its fall from grace in the '90s, and ...
20:52, 08/23/2019

The best external graphics card enclosure By Andrew Cunningham This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to external graphic...
20:52, 08/23/2019

Will you marry us, mate? Why couples are choosing friends to conduct their weddings It’s your big day, so why let a stranger run the show? Three couples explain why they opted for the personal touchMy partner hated the idea of having a wedding, until we went to one that changed his mind. There was no church, no patriarchal cliches, ...
20:52, 08/23/2019

'I hereby order': Trump mocked for highly formal, meaningless decree Trump’s demand that US companies boycott China, which he doesn’t have the power to enforce, inspired responses on TwitterLeaning further into a burgeoning economic war with China of his own design, Donald Trump on Friday levied a series of bizarre de...
21:13, 08/23/2019

Why reCAPTCHA is actually an act of human torture Like many things that start out as a mere annoyance, though eventually grow into somewhat of an affliction. One particular dark and insidious thing has more than reared its ugly head in recent years, and now far more accurately described as an epidem...
21:13, 08/23/2019

Julianne Hough thanks fans since revealing she's not straight: 'I feel really lucky' Julianne Hough, who revealed she's "not straight" earlier this month, expressed gratitude for her fans' support -- and shared an important request.        ...
21:14, 08/23/2019

No trash, recycling collection on Labor Day Residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on Labor Day. All of City of Tucson residential and commercial customers with regular collection on any day Monday through Friday will have their trash and recycling service delayed...
21:15, 08/23/2019

Trump orders US companies to find China ‘alternative’ FILE – In this June 29, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan. China has announced it will raise tariffs on $75 billion of U....
21:15, 08/23/2019

UAPD officer helps 4-year-old walk down Tumamoc after being “a little scared” TUCSON – A Tucson mother is expressing her gratitude after a University of Arizona Police Department officer helped her 4-year-old walk down Tumamoc Hill. According to a Facebook post, Ofc. Andrew Valenzuela was responding to a routine call for...
21:15, 08/23/2019

Wildfire burning in Catalina Mountains TUCSON – A fire sparked in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to Rural Metro Fire District, who initially responded to the fire, the fire is burning in a remote area. Pima County Sheriff’s Office says the fire does not appear to be a th...
21:15, 08/23/2019

Fraudsters tried to steal more than $40 million in one of the biggest online scam cases in U.S. history “In some cases, the victims thought they were communicating with U.S. servicemen stationed overseas, when in fact, they were emailing with con men,” a U.S. attorney said....
21:15, 08/23/2019

Biggest ever Kentridge show explores Africa’s history Evocative videos, graphic tapestries, charcoal drawings, woodcut prints, sculptures and immersive sound installations combine in the largest single show by South African artist William Kentridge, exploring themes including South Africa’s history...
21:39, 08/23/2019

You Can Now Defer Your Student Loans While Undergoing Cancer Treatment Last year, a law went into effect that should allow cancer patients to pause their federal student loans while undergoing treatment and for six months afterward. But there was no way to actually request a deferment—until now....
22:00, 08/23/2019

Don't Wear Contact Lenses While Showering or Swimming Contact lens technology has improved drastically since the days when your only option was putting hard plastic chips on your eyeball. But even with all the optical advancements, there are still some activities doctors recommend that you avoid while w...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Family vacation has Federer ready for U.S. Open charge Roger Federer needed a couple of days to get over his heartbreaking Wimbledon final loss but a family caravan vacation around the Swiss countryside proved the perfect tonic....
22:00, 08/23/2019

Giants' Shurmur: 'Eli's our starter' New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning remains the team's starting quarterback despite another strong showing by rookie Daniel Jones, coach Pat Shurmur announced Friday....
22:00, 08/23/2019

Robert Downey Jr. was busted for 'smoking pot' during his first trip to Disneyland At Friday's D23 Expo, Robert Downey Jr. got real about his first Disneyland experience, which included getting busted on the gondola.        ...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Good Genes, Great Living and a Few CCs? Eternally Bae Angela Bassett Admits to ‘A Little Bit’ of Botox We stan a celebrity beauty secret, and when it comes to enduring beauty, there are few women who remain as flawless as Angela Bassett, who turned 61 on Aug. 16. While Bassett’s seemingly uncrackable blackness is now as legendary as her acting, the st...
22:00, 08/23/2019

And It Don’t Stop: Milwaukee’s Hip-Hop Week Is What Happens When Hip-Hop Goes Back to Its Roots In 1994, Notorious B.I.G. would release his groundbreaking album, Ready to Die. The first single from the seminal hip-hop classic was “Juicy,” a Dickensian tale of a young black man’s ascension from having nothing to having everything, assuming, of c...
22:00, 08/23/2019

France's Macron says real 'ecocide' going on in Amazon The Amazon needs better management to end the 'ecocide' that is going on in the rainforest, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday ahead of a G7 summit at the weekend....
22:00, 08/23/2019

Paris prosecutor opens inquiry into whether Epstein committed crimes in France The chief prosecutor in Paris has opened a preliminary inquiry to determine whether late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein committed any sex crimes on French territory or against any underage French victims, prosecutor Remy Heitz's office said on Friday...
22:00, 08/23/2019

EU countries agree to share out Ocean Viking migrants Six European Union countries have agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded at sea for two weeks aboard the Ocean Viking rescue vessel, ending the latest standoff in the bloc over migration across the Mediterranean....
22:00, 08/23/2019

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said....
22:00, 08/23/2019

Parents can do better to keep their pot away from children (Reuters Health) - As legal cannabis use becomes increasingly common in the U.S., most parents say they keep their pot out of children's reach, but fewer keep it locked away, a study in Colorado suggests....
22:00, 08/23/2019

Fired Over Facebook Posts On Hong Kong Protests: Cathay Flight Attendant A flight attendant on Friday accused Cathay Pacific of summarily firing her over Facebook posts linked to Hong Kong's political crisis, adding to concerns about a China-driven witch-hunt to root out......
22:26, 08/23/2019

Yale Professor Lured Students To Island, Sexually Assaulted Them: Report Eugene Redmond, a longtime Yale University psychiatry professor, lured students to his research site on a Caribbean island, offering financial and professional support before sexually assaulting them......
22:26, 08/23/2019

When You Learn That You've Been Living With Face Blindness In 2013, I was four months into my job at The Washington Post when we had a going-away party for a woman who was moving to Philadelphia. Everyone gathered around my section's little newsroom while our......
22:26, 08/23/2019

The NFL Has Accepted The 80-Yard Field So Now Chaos Can Reign So it turns out that professional football teams can do all the things they need to do on any given day with 20 percent less field. All they have to do is not give much of a damn about it....
22:26, 08/23/2019

Weekend Watch: Takes on Yanks-Dodgers, Mets-Braves, favorite nicknames Both of New York's teams face big challenges. How will they fare? Can the Nats' offense keep rolling? And what are the best Players Weekend nicknames?...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Fantasy football 10-team, PPR mock draft: Melvin Gordon continues to slide As we near the regular season, Melvin Gordon's contract holdout is beginning to have a significant impact on his draft value. See where he went in our latest mock draft....
22:52, 08/23/2019

Ringside Seat: A big fight for Yarde; a lot on the line for Kovalev Anthony Yarde is fighting for his first world title, while Sergey Kovalev aims to retain his light heavyweight belt and get a step closer to a unification bout -- or to a megafight with Canelo Alvarez....
22:52, 08/23/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas – live news Supreme court justice, who is 86, underwent therapy beginning in early August and will not need further treatmentSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.57pm BST Donald Trump, who has been accused by at least 17 women of sexual miscond...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Bona-fried success: why are Americans obsessed with Popeyes' new chicken sandwich? The chain’s latest offering has been selling out and earning hoards of fans. What inspired the fanaticism? Popeyes’ new chicken sandwich is a bona fide, boneless fried phenomenon.The fried chicken chain’s new offering has become America’s must-eat sa...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Dying for a new body: why so many deaths from plastic surgery tourism? New Yorkers flock to the Dominican Republic for cheaper plastic surgery procedures, but not all of them return home. Sharilene Cedeño used to joke with her sister Kendra that she was going to be 23 forever.Cedeño, daughter of Dominican immigrants, wa...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Sorry, Mr Trump – Greenland’s no go. But can I interest you in our little island? | Jack Bernhardt It’s called the United Kingdom. It’s in a bit of a state, but it’s a great opportunity for the right buyerPeople say that news these days is unexpected and baffling, but really could there be a more predictably 2019 story than “Donald Trump wants to ...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Miley Cyrus: I was fired from Hotel Transylvania over penis cake photos Actor-singer says Sony let her go from family animation after seeing images of her licking a phallic gateau bought for her then-boyfriend Liam HemsworthMiley Cyrus claims she was fired from children’s animation Hotel Transylvania after posing with a ...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Rich territory: how class warfare is taking over the multiplex Grisly comedy horror Ready or Not joins a vicious pack of films this year that have been pitting the upper class against the poor The thing about rich people is that they need the working poor much more than the working poor need them. The new horror...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Global heating, quakes and how to avoid pathogen soup: a cartoon about water In an area facing particular threats from earthquakes and global heating, Portland has a duty to take care of its abundant water supply Continue reading......
22:52, 08/23/2019

'A killer is always a killer’: Gambia gripped by Junglers’ testimony Truth commission reveals evidence of death squad’s abuses over two decadesOne of the most notorious killers in the Gambia sits on a grubby mattress on his brother’s stoop, uneasy in his newfound freedom. His nephews fetch cigarettes and brew tea, and...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Going underground: the world's most spectacular caves A cave complex recently reopened on the north Kent coast joins an array of interesting, awe-inspiring and historic grottos from Iceland to New ZealandCocoons of glistening ice in Vatnajökull glacier, Iceland; geometric Fingal’s Cave in Scotland; echo...
22:52, 08/23/2019

60 years of the Notting Hill carnival – in pictures From the first indoor celebration in 1959 to the international event of the present day, carnival has been bringing music, dancing and Caribbean culture to the streets of west London for six decades Continue reading......
22:52, 08/23/2019

Telling Lies takes an intimate, expansive view of interactive storytelling Who could this woman be? We're not telling. Four years ago, Sam Barlow surprised the game industry by reviving the moribund and seemingly outdated genre of full-motion-video games. Barlow's Her Story was a wel...
23:13, 08/23/2019

Court Hints at a Range of Paths in Fight Over Trump Records Two congressional committees have asked Deutsche Bank and Capital One for Trump family financial records. A judge said the fight does not have to be all or nothing....
23:13, 08/23/2019

First Death in a Spate of Vaping Sicknesses Reported by Health Officials An Illinois patient has died after suffering lung-related illnesses from vaping, although federal officials disclosed few details about the circumstances....
23:13, 08/23/2019

France opens rape investigation into Jeffrey Epstein The Paris Prosecutor's Office has opened an investigation into Jeffrey Epstein, it confirmed on Friday, on the counts of rape and sexual assault of minors under and over 15 years of age, in addition to other charges....
23:13, 08/23/2019

When a Company Asks You to Reset Your Password, Should You Be Worried? We try our best to keep Lifehacker readers aware of recent data breaches and security vulnerabilities that might have compromised their data. Any good website or service should tell you what’s up, too. Sometimes, though, you get an email out of the b...
23:13, 08/23/2019

Lifetime drops a breathless trailer for its movie about the NXIVM sex cult NXIVM, the bizarre “sex cult” that counted Smallville actress Allison Mack in its ranks, is too weird a story to not get dissected to death. HBO, for example, has a documentary on the way, while Lifetime, as one might expect, wasted little time in pu...
23:39, 08/23/2019

Gideon, set a course for sadness: Brandon Routh and Courtney Ford are leaving Legends Of Tomorrow Brandon Routh couldn’t quite cut it as Superman, but he found success with another superhero, Ray “The Atom” Palmer (or, as we so affectionately call him, Poor Sweet Ray Ray), who appeared on The CW’s Arrow before going on to serve as one of the anch...
23:39, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Transat shareholders approve Air Canada's C$720 mln bid for leisure group Transat AT Inc shareholders on Friday overwhelmingly voted in favor of Air Canada's bid for the leisure group, in a deal that still requires domestic and European regulatory approval....
23:39, 08/23/2019

Popeyes spicy chicken sandwich launch heats up social media A sign posted inside a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in the Queens borough of New York on Friday said the restaurant was out of its newly launched fried chicken sandwich. Other outlets in the city were also sold out....
23:39, 08/23/2019

Sinclair completes purchase of divested Fox Regional Sports Networks Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc on Friday completed a $9.6 billion deal to acquire Fox's 22 regional sports networks after the U.S. Justice Department gave its consent....
23:39, 08/23/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks and oil fall, yen rallies as Trump threatens to further escalate China trade war Stocks and oil prices fell sharply on Friday while traditional safe havens rose after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to further escalate his trade war with China "this afternoon," following a new round of retaliatory tariffs from Beijing....
23:39, 08/23/2019

Powell Issues Warning Over Trade, Signals More Rate Cuts Are Possible Fed Chairman Jerome Powell gave his most forceful warning yet about the risks to the U.S. economy from escalating trade tensions and the limits to the central bank’s ability to cushion any fallout....
00:26, 08/24/2019

BOE's Carney Floats Idea of New, Virtual Reserve Currency Central banks should consider joining forces to create a virtual currency that could supplant the dollar’s role in the global economy, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney said, offering a novel solution to concerns about the greenback’s status as the wo...
00:26, 08/24/2019

Dear Netflix: Please ditch the algorithm and focus on human-curated ‘Collections’ Netflix is reportedly testing an all-new recommendation system that harnesses the power of employed biological neural networks – that’s humans if you insist on dumbing it down. Dubbed ‘Collections,’ the new system works like every collection of anyth...
00:26, 08/24/2019

Chez Reavie records first hole-in-one on 9th hole in Tour Championship history Chez Reavie finished the front nine 5 under Friday at the Tour Championship after his ace on the par-3 9th hole at East Lake Golf Club.        ...
00:26, 08/24/2019

Tetris 99’s Fire Emblem Theme Gives It New Energy I’ve been super impressed with the love that Tetris 99 has been getting with each update. This weekend’s Maximus Cup event continues its excellent selection of timed content with this new theme based on Fire Emblem: Three Houses. While it isn’t the m...
00:26, 08/24/2019

Not Sure What’s Going On Here, But Okay: Here’s Some Germans Being Weird In Those Little Outfits Hmm. Well, we’ve got our hands on a bunch of photos of Germans being weird in those little outfits, and they’ve left us a bit confused. Lotta bizarre shit happening here. Can’t make heads or tails of any of it....
00:26, 08/24/2019

Kodak Black pleads guilty to federal weapons charges Prosecutors charged the rapper with crimes including falsifying information on federal forms to buy four firearms from a Miami-area gun shop on two separate occasions....
00:52, 08/24/2019

Oil spills into U.S.-China trade war, prices slump China said on Friday it would impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil imports for the first time, sending prices down nearly 4% to two-week lows as the escalating bilateral trade war fed worries over a slowdown in global oil demand....
00:52, 08/24/2019

Stocks tumble, yen rallies as U.S. and China escalate trade war Stocks, the dollar and oil prices fell on Friday while safe havens rose after President Donald Trump demanded U.S. companies look at alternatives to China for manufacturing, following Beijing's retaliatory tariffs on American goods....
00:52, 08/24/2019

General Dynamics wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon General Dynamics Corp has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for expeditionary sea base ships, the Pentagon said on Friday. The vessels are partially submersible logistics platforms for large-scale naval operations....
00:52, 08/24/2019

Pentagon awards Lockheed $2.4 billion contract for F-35 spare parts Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $2.4 billion contract for spare parts for F-35 joint strike fighters purchased by the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps as well as foreign militaries, the Pentagon said on Friday....
00:52, 08/24/2019

California rare earths miner races to refine amid U.S.-China trade row The owner of the only U.S. rare earths mine is going on a hiring spree as it looks to significantly boost production, part of a strategy to build out American refining capability after China raised tariffs on the minerals amid an escalating trade war...
00:52, 08/24/2019

U.S.-China Business Council urges talks to end damaging trade tensions The US-China Business Council on Friday said millions of U.S. citizens will be harmed by the increased trade tensions between the United States and China, the world's largest economies, following the latest salvos in the U.S.-China trade war....
00:52, 08/24/2019

Earth might not be the best place for life after all In the ongoing search for worlds outside of our solar system, scientists often compare newly-discovered planets with our own as they offer educated guesses about their potential to support life. It makes sense since Earth is the only planet we know o...
01:13, 08/24/2019

Here's what we know about the fires in the Amazon rainforest Brazil's Amazon rainforest is in flames, burning at the highest rate since 2013, when that nation's space research center first began tracking fires there....
01:13, 08/24/2019