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The Memphis Theater That's Performing Blackness Unapologetically

MEMPHIS—When Ekundayo Bandele invited a group of journalists to tour Hattiloo, his independent theater in Memphis, he spoke as much about the community surround...

The Memphis Theater That's Performing Blackness Unapologetically

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Unapologetically black: the vision of Toni Morrison | Valerie Babb Morrison reshaped our literature, making it more reflective of the nation that generated itMost bios begin, “Toni Morrison was an American writer”, and indeed the nation should thank her for a body of writing that held a mirror to its soul and social...
02:39, 08/09/2019

‘Younger’ star Miriam Shor praises Diana as ‘unapologetically powerful’ Miriam Shor said it is a joy to play Diana Trout on "Younger" because she is nothing like the supremely demanding and self-assured marketing executive....
10:52, 06/12/2019

See Kaitlyn Bristowe Unapologetically Dish About Her Past (& Present) Bachelor Nation Beaus on LADYGANG Kaitlyn Bristowe may be back in the good graces of ABC, but she'll "still spill" with the LADYGANG. The season 11 Bachelorette made this abundantly clear amid the LADYGANG......
00:00, 05/14/2019

Here's how to track how well your impact investments are performing It may take some time to see climate change legislation wind its way through Capitol Hill. But there are ways to to track how well your investments are addressing environmental and social causes now....
19:13, 04/28/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 28: SWV 'When U Cry' I’m a well documented SWV fan. But since I’m feeling generous, allow me to document this again. From a piece I wrote called “An Ode to SWV” in February of 2016:...
17:39, 06/28/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 9: Ray J ‘One Wish’ I hear you looking at me right now like, “How did Ray J end up ‘round here?” And to that I say, despite the fact that I have stated very plainly that I’m a fan of one Willie Ray Norwood, I didn’t put Ray J on this list, I put “One Wish” on this list ...
16:00, 06/09/2019

Planned Parenthood Can Keep Performing Abortions in Missouri, For Now Missouri’s Administrative Hearing Commission (AHC) on Friday granted Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis health center an emergency stay that will allow it to continue performing abortions at least until a licensing dispute is resolved, Planne...
23:52, 06/28/2019

What's it like performing with Cirque du Soleil nightly in Las Vegas? Mystère at the Treasure Island in Las Vegas is currently the longest running Cirque du Soleil residency in the city, first premiering on Christmas of 1993. Treasure Island invited us down to Vegas late last month to talk to some of the performers in ...
22:39, 07/12/2019

A top-performing hedge fund is making a big bet on gold An under-the-radar hedge fund is ruling the industry with a nearly 30% return this year on its long positions, and it's more than doubling its bet on gold....
01:52, 08/21/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 21: Nicole Bus, 'You' Almost nine years ago now, I was listening to the radio, back when that was a thing, and I heard a song that sounded so much like a Lauryn Hill song, or one that should have been a Lauryn Hill song, that I absolutely yelled out the window, “LAURYN BA...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Ava DuVernay: 'I’ve always fiercely held on to my blackness' The acclaimed film-maker faces her most ambitious project yet with an expansive Netflix miniseries about the injustices faced by the Central Park Five“I’d only be able to make this film now, having done everything I’ve done before,” says Ava DuVernay...
10:39, 05/29/2019

Study reveals ISP-supplied broadband modems under-performing The NBN is pushing to make 50Mbps download speeds (and 20Mbps upload) the norm in Australia, but many customers are opting for the 100Mbps speed tier when they sign up for a new connection. However, if you find you aren’t able to get those spe...
05:52, 07/05/2019

Deputy coerced wanted mom into performing sex act on baby: authorities A Louisiana sheriff’s deputy was fired after he allegedly coerced a wanted woman into performing a sex act on her infant son in exchange for not arresting her. Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Shaderick Jones, 42, was arrested and termin...
19:13, 06/10/2019

Rose McGowan: 'I miss performing. My career was stolen' Her revelations about Harvey Weinstein sparked #MeToo. Now, as the disgraced mogul’s trial approaches, the actor is back with an Edinburgh showSometimes Rose McGowan can say his name, and sometimes she chooses not to. In her memoir, Brave, published ...
20:00, 07/01/2019

Woman dies while performing ‘degrading’ webcam sex for perv A UK woman died from suffocation when she strangled herself for an online creep who paid her to perform “dangerous and degrading” webcam sex acts while he watched from home, a coroner ruled Wednesday. Disability worker Hope Barden, 21, wa...
09:00, 06/27/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 6: Oddisee 'That's Love' Oddisee is one of the hardest working artists in music. And I say music, and not just hip-hop, because his catalog is so expansive that it’s unfair to limit him to the genre he’s most well known for. And that’s if you’re familiar at all. Oddisee seem...
23:00, 06/06/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 14: Sister Nancy, 'Bam Bam' I literally have zero recollection of the first time I heard Sister Nancy’s “Bam Bam.” I don’t remember it at all before college though, so I’ll just go ahead and assume I heard it at the same place I heard so many dope songs during my college tenure...
20:52, 06/14/2019

Farmer saves fox cubs after performing C-section on dead mother A fast-acting farmer delivered a quadruplet of fox cubs via emergency Cesarean section on their mother, who’d been fatally hit by a car, according to a new report. Chris Rolfe said his “instinct” kicked in when he saw the fox get struck on a hi...
17:52, 05/15/2019

Jharkhand Brothers Cast Their Vote Before Performing Mother's Funeral Showing their commitment to democracy, two brothers in Jharkhand on Sunday decided to cast their votes before the funeral of their mother, who passed away on Saturday night....
20:13, 05/12/2019

Some lunatics are performing Face/Off in iambic pentameter for New Yorkers this weekend Shakespeare is responsible for some of the finest drama in the history of the English language. Still, despite the breadth of his work, The Bard never did manage to write the most important story ever told: The tale of an FBI agent and terrorist surg...
19:13, 07/12/2019

Quack, 2 Aides Arrested for Performing Illegal Abortions In Maharashtra A quack and his two aides, including a woman, have been arrested for allegedly carrying out illegal abortions at a nursing home in Akola city of Maharashtra, police said on Monday....
12:39, 07/22/2019

Woman dies after performing ‘dangerous’ webcam sex acts: report A UK woman died from suffocation when she strangled herself for an online creep who paid her to perform “dangerous and degrading” webcam sex acts while he watched from home, a coroner ruled Wednesday....
09:52, 06/27/2019

Congratulations to Uber, the Worst Performing IPO in U.S. Stock Market History Rideshare unicorn Uber doesn’t do anything small. When it was in the game of raising money, it raised close to $25 billion. When it loses that money—and it does every single quarter—it loses it at astronomical burn rates. It finally debuted on the Ne...
23:52, 05/10/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 12: Luther Vandross 'So Amazing' I don’t know what you can say about a song already called “So Amazing” that literally lives up to its title, even though the “amazing” being referenced is love. I mean, it really is so amazing to be loved, even following people to the moon and the sk...
16:26, 06/12/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 8: Teni 'Party Next Door' One thing I’ve made it a point to do more in the past few years is dig heavier into current music coming from Africa. So many artists are breaking through (i.e., Davido, etc.) but there is just SO SO much dope music coming from West Africa—Nigeria i...
18:39, 06/08/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 7: Mother's Finest 'Love Changes' I came to know this song by way of one of the greatest groups ever assembled: Immature. The trio of Marques “Batman” Houston, Jerome “Romeo” Jones and Kelton “LDB” Kessee recorded “Feel the Funk” in 1995 for the white-savior extraordinaire film Dange...
19:00, 06/07/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 18: The Temptations 'Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)' As a child, I grew up hearing The Temptations, but I don’t recall really listening. Of course, I knew of Motown and thus I knew some of their biggest songs, some by heart, even if I wasn’t entirely up on game. “Papa Was A Rolling Stone,” and “My Girl...
19:26, 06/18/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 25: New Edition, 'You're Not My Kind of Girl' New Edition is one of my favorite groups ever because of course, they are. “Can You Stand the Rain” is one of the greatest songs of all time because of course, it is. There’s a reason why BET’s The New Edition Story was such an event. Ronnie, Bobby, ...
00:00, 06/26/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 15: Fela Kuti 'Lady' I’d heard of Fela Kuti before I heard Fela. But when I finally made the discovery of Nigeria’s Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti aka Fela Anikulapo Kuti aka Fela, I was done for....
17:52, 06/15/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 24: Ari Lennox, 'Night Drive' J. Cole has quietly amassed a hell of a roster over at Dreamville. One of his current artists, Ari Lennox (who in May released her debut album, Shea Butter Baby—seriously, how fuckin’ awesome of a title is that?)—is really starting to making noise. A...
17:26, 06/24/2019

Straddling Two Worlds: Transracial Adoption and the Authenticity of Blackness “You are my worst fear realized,” a black woman—and complete stranger—said to me after I concluded my keynote speech. She continued, “I came to hear you speak, and you have confirmed my worst fears. You aren’t a true black person.”...
19:13, 07/25/2019

Cyclist blames driver for crash while he was performing wheelie on London street A reckless cyclist blamed a driver for a crash after he tried to undertake him through a narrow gap between his car and a lorry while performing a wheelie....
18:52, 08/16/2019

Family of woman who died performing webcam sex act calls for more regulations on industry The family of a 21-year-old U.K. woman who said she was “left to die” while performing on her webcam sex show last March are reportedly calling for more regulations in the online porn industry....
09:00, 06/28/2019

Top-performing fund manager who takes big risks says buy tech and utility stocks Margaret Patel's fund is up 16.5% this year and is outperforming 97% of its counterparts. The five-star-rated fund has also done well long term....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Indian-Origin Comedian Dies On Stage; Audience Thought He Was Performing An Indian-origin stand-up comedian died on stage due to high level of anxiety while performing his act in front of a packed audience here, according to a media report....
08:13, 07/21/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 23: Deep Cotton 'We're Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out' Have you ever heard a song that totally had you at hello? Well, for me, one of those songs would be Deep Cotton’s “We’re Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out.” Deep Cotton is the duo of Nate Wonder and Chuck Lightning, Janelle Monae’s longtim...
23:13, 06/23/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 22: Mark Morrison 'Return Of The Mack' Today is the 22nd day of June, in the year of our lord, 2019. Since the year of our Lord 1996 I’ve been preaching the same (debatably controversial) gospel: Mark Morrison’s “Return of the Mack” is one of the greatest songs ever created. I stand firm ...
16:39, 06/22/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 11: Fresh Start Worship ‘Mention’ I listen to a lot of music, from hip-hop to country to rock ’n roll to even Celtic (seriously, some of that harp work jams ... on the one), but when I need to hear something that digs into my soul, I go straight for gospel, and more specifically, pra...
22:00, 06/11/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 26: Roy Ayers Ubiquity 'Everybody Loves the Sunshine' I don’t know where you are, but where I’m at it’s hot as hell outside. It’s been in the 90s and a weather notification on my phone this morning mentioned the words “heat wave.” Well, you know what song somehow manages to work perfectly in hot ass wea...
23:26, 06/26/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 30: MAZE featuring Frankie Beverly 'Before I Let Go' I’m not even sure I need to explain why “Before I Let Go” would be the final song of the 30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB series. If you’re black and have congregated with other black folks and this song comes on you know it signals one of two t...
16:52, 06/30/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 17: Intro, 'Funny How Time Flies' Intro might literally be the most unsung group ever. They’re so unsung, they don’t even have an episode of TVOne’s Unsung and their contemporaries like Troop, Hi-Five and Silk, who are way less unsung than Intro, have episodes. They have one of the m...
17:26, 06/17/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 13: Lysette Titi 'Young, Sad and Blue' For years, I knew very little about Lysette. For instance, I had no idea her actual artist name (at the time) was Lysette Titi. I didn’t know she was from the D.C. area. I had no idea she was, at one point, a lead singer for legendary D.C. go-go band...
22:26, 06/13/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 1: Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, 'They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)' June is Black Music Month and we here at VSB have decided to celebrate with aplomb and splender. Just like we did back in February with our 28 Days of Literary Blackness series, we also love music and relish in the opportunity to celebrate that love ...
15:52, 06/01/2019

Amanda Seyfried Performing Taylor Swift's "Mean" Is the Most Fetch Thing To Happen This Week Two people who were personally victimized by Regina George are now speaking up. Or rather, belting out. Mean Girls stars Amanda Seyfried (Karen Smith, duh) and Ashley Park (Broadway's......
21:52, 07/26/2019

Maren Morris has no chill after performing with Dolly Parton at Newport Folk Festival Dolly Parton surprised the Newport Folk Festival, inspiring social media accolades from fans and collaborators alike.        ...
07:39, 07/29/2019

Baby elephant dies after back legs snap performing tricks for tourists The "skeletal" calf was forced to dance and perform tricks for tourists visiting Phuket Zoo -- until the animal's two back legs snapped when his front legs became stuck in a puddle of mud....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Somerset House Summer Series: Doves and The Internet among acts performing over 11 nights ACCLAIMED indie trio Doves are among a diverse range of acts set to perform at London’s Somerset House as part of the venue’s Summer Series this month....
20:26, 07/09/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 29: De La Soul's 'A Roller Skating Jam Named Saturdays' De La Soul’s sophomore album, De La Soul Is Dead, was released on May 14, 1991. Sometime in late 1991, while I was in 7th grade, my class went on a field trip, and on the bus ride I sat down next to a friend of mine (whose name I remember vividly but...
16:26, 06/29/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 5: Letta Mbulu 'Mahlalela (Lazy Bones)' Today, we’re going international with our Black Music Month love. As a hip-hop head who also tried his hand at music production, I’ve spent a considerable amount of time crate digging, searching through entire obscure record label catalogs, hoping to...
20:13, 06/05/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 20: Phyllis Hyman, 'Be Careful (How You Treat My Love)' There’s almost no way I could do a series like this without at least one nod to my second-favorite singer of forever, Phyllis Hyman. Turns out, almost four years ago, before VSB became part of The Root and before we started writing full time, I wrote...
21:52, 06/20/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 27: Junk Yard Band 'Loose Booty' Washington, D.C., and its culture absolutely changed my life. I was first introduced to D.C.—outside of the national stories about Marion Barry—in a pre-freshman program the summer before my freshman year at Morehouse College in 1997. A few of the st...
04:00, 06/28/2019

Judge issues order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue performing procedure ST. LOUIS (AP) — Judge issues order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue performing procedure....
20:26, 05/31/2019

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

FAMU’s Tradition of Unapologetic Blackness and Activism Set Andrew Gillum on a Political Path One of the rising stars in the Democratic Party credits the traditions instilled at his alma mater, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), for putting him on the road of success in his political career....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Coming Soon to a Theater Near You. Very Soon. Hollywood’s top three marketers — Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures — say marathon marketing campaigns no longer make sense for most movies....
23:39, 07/19/2019

Houses near London's top-performing secondary schools: how to find a well-priced family home in the right catchment area London parents need to start thinking now about where they want their kids to study next year. In the first part of a new series, we find good-value family homes — at a variety of price points — near top-performing secondary schools....
17:13, 08/01/2019

If You Take Out Your Phone in a Movie Theater, I'm Going to Ask to Use It Almost every weekend this year, I’ve ended up at the movies. In a relentless news environment, it’s nice to head over to the local multiplex, plop down, and turn off the rest of the world for a couple of hours. Sadly, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend:...
05:00, 08/06/2019

What happens when theater minds meet Part conference, part festival, Berlin's annual Theatertreffen brings together the best and brightest in the theater scene to discuss industry challenges and features 10 of the best German-language stage productions....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Memphis man killed by marshals was excited by new fatherhood The Tennessee man killed by U.S. marshals, sparking clashes with police overnight, became a father for a second time recently, had plans to attend college and was once arrested for marijuana possession, according to his father and public records....
19:52, 06/13/2019

Matthew Fitzpatrick shoots 6-under 64 to take Memphis lead Matthew Fitzpatrick shot a 6-under 64 in the FedEx St. Jude Invitational to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend at the World Golf Championships event       ...
01:26, 07/27/2019

Man sent to prison for urinating in Memphis cereal factory MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Tennessee man has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for urinating on a Kellogg’s cereal conveyor belt at a Memphis facility. The U.S. attorney’s office in Memphis says 49-year-old Gregory Stanton was sentenced Frida...
11:13, 05/30/2019

Max Wright, Who Went From Theater Roles to ‘ALF,’ Dies at 75 He was best known for playing a suburban father who lives with a furry alien. But he preferred the stage, and he said he had been “hugely eager” for the show to end....
21:39, 07/02/2019

Upgrade Your Home Theater With This $600 Samsung TV Yes, Game of Thrones is over, but there’s still a lot of TV you can watch on this discounted Samsung TV. I mean, have you even tried watching Barry? It’s so good—just like this $598 65" 4K smart TV....
22:13, 05/20/2019

This musical theater wunderkind is only 12 years old Joshua Turchin’s gotten around. He sang as Flounder in a live performance of “The Little Mermaid” at the Hollywood Bowl, toured with the musical “A Christmas Story” and lent his voice to several animated films. It was only a matter of time before the...
12:39, 08/09/2019

What’s the worst scare you’ve experienced in the theater? With moviegoers currently enjoying the folk-horror frights of Midsommar and remembering the found-footage scares of The Blair Witch Project on its 20th anniversary, we’re asking:...
16:52, 07/13/2019

Police say black man killed in Memphis was sought in shooting A young black man slain by federal agents as they tried to arrest him in Memphis, touching off violent protests, was wanted in the shooting of a man in Mississippi earlier this month, law enforcement officials said on Thursday....
04:13, 06/14/2019

Memphis man killed by U.S. marshals was a new father, wanted for felonies The young black man killed by U.S. marshals in Memphis, Tennessee, whose death sparked clashes with police overnight, had recently become a father for the second time and was the subject of multiple felony warrants, according to his family and offici...
04:13, 06/14/2019

Officials: Memphis man Brandon Webber was a 'violent' fugitive Authorities say a Tennessee man shot and killed by U.S. Marshals this week, in an incident that led to backlash in Memphis, was the prime suspect in a shooting and car theft....
19:13, 06/14/2019

Detroit, Chicago, Memphis: The 25 most segregated cities in America 24/7 Wall St. calculated the percentage of black residents who live in predominantly black census tracts to identify the most segregated cities.       ...
13:39, 07/20/2019

McIlroy shoots 62, leads Koepka by stroke in Memphis Rory McIlroy shot an 8-under 62 at the FedEx St. Jude Invitational to take a one-stroke lead over Brooks Koepka at the World Golf Championships event       ...
01:26, 07/28/2019

Rahm matches tour low with 62 to open WGC event in Memphis Jon Rahm matched his career low with an 8-under 62 in the FedEx St. Jude Invitational, taking advantage of nearly perfect greens to open a three-stroke lead in the World Golf Championships event       ...
03:00, 07/26/2019

WGC Memphis: How No. 16 at TPC Southwind could be the PGA Tour's $1 million hole Golfers have been competing in the Challenge, a new event that will award the winner $1 million, and No. 16 at TPC Southwind could be the big one.        ...
14:39, 07/26/2019

Memphis neighborhood mourns local man, worries about more riots Residents of a Memphis neighborhood worried on Friday about any repeat of violent demonstrations that erupted this week after police fatally shot a young black man....
01:13, 06/15/2019

Fitzpatrick shoots 64 for second-round clubhouse lead in Memphis England's Matthew Fitzpatrick stormed to the second-round clubhouse lead as overnight pacesetter Jon Rahm stalled his engine at the WGC-St. Jude Invitational in Memphis on Friday....
00:13, 07/27/2019

McIlroy shoots 62 to lead Koepka by one shot in Memphis Rory McIlroy grabbed a one-shot lead over Brooks Koepka in the third round at the WGC-St. Jude Invitational in Memphis on Saturday, setting up the prospect of a mouth-watering finale....
02:39, 07/28/2019

Hundreds gather for vigil in Memphis neighborhood where man was shot Some 300 people gathered on Friday evening for a candle-light vigil in the Memphis neighborhood where a young black man was shot dead by federal authorities as residents remained on edge following violent demonstrations earlier this week....
05:13, 06/15/2019

FBI busts trucker for threatening to shoot up Memphis church A Florida truck driver was busted by the FBI for threatening to shoot up a church in Memphis — telling a friend he wanted “to take his knife and slit the pastor’s throat,” according to court papers. Thomas Matthew McVicker, 38, made “cred...
02:39, 08/21/2019

Man faces execution for killing wife decades ago in Memphis NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man convicted of killing his wife decades ago at a camping center he managed in Memphis is set for execution in Tennessee. Sixty-eight-year-old inmate Don Johnson is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday evening f...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Man charged in crash that killed Memphis police officer MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man already convicted three times for driving under the influence now faces a vehicular homicide charge, accused of fatally rear-ending a police officer. Shelby County prosecutors said Thursday that Marquell Griffin ...
14:39, 05/24/2019

2 men indicted in sidewalk shooting of Memphis civic leader MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two Tennessee men have been indicted on first-degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of a civic leader and former airline executive on a Memphis sidewalk. The Shelby County district attorney’s office said Thursday tha...
00:26, 05/31/2019

Boogie Ellis signs with Memphis after switching from Duke MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Guard Boogie Ellis has signed his national letter of intent to play at Memphis, joining a vaunted recruiting class for coach Penny Hardaway going into his second season. Memphis announced Friday night that Ellis officially is a ...
06:00, 05/18/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 10: Geto Boys 'My Mind's Playing Tricks On Me' x Isaac Hayes 'Hung Up On My Baby' Like many of us, I spent various moments yesterday reading mixed reporting on the status of Bushwick Bill, member of pioneering Houston rap group, Geto Boys....
19:13, 06/10/2019

Oculus Quest will have Bigscreen's VR theater on launch You can use the Oculus Quest standalone and the Rift S tethered headsets to watch movies and play games on a massive virtual screen as soon as they become available. Bigscreen, the popular VR movie theater, has confirmed that it's one of the the...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Temple of Nemesis Found Under A Greek Theater. And Here is Why The Greek goddess Nemesis dealt out retribution against people who were arrogant before the gods, had received undeserved good fortune, or who had committed certain evil deeds. That’s why the discovery of a first century temple of Nemesis in Mytilene...
05:39, 05/18/2019

How These Black Playwrights Are Challenging American Theater Jackie Sibblies Drury, Jeremy O. Harris, Antoinette Nwandu and Jordan E. Cooper, on influences, gatekeepers and helping “the young black theater nerd find work that looks like them.”...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Everything You Need to Trick Out Your Home Theater or Gaming Rig's Lighting You’ve installed a new graphics card, you’ve added a ton of LEDs to your case, but your gaming PC isn’t quite complete. What you could really use is some ambient lighting behind your monitor to make the whole thing really pop. Here’s what you need to...
05:13, 07/30/2019

Catfight erupts among theater critics over ‘Hadestown’ Critics are always sniping at something, but the real fun begins when they start sniping at one another. The members of the New York Drama Critics’ Circle got into a heated exchange last week over “Hadestown,” the Anaïs Mitchell musical that’s doing ...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Hardaway adds Lester Quinones to Memphis’ recruiting class MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added Lester Quinones, the ninth-ranked shooting guard in the nation, to his 2019 recruiting class. The Tigers announced Monday that Quinones has signed his national letter of intent. That makes ...
20:52, 05/13/2019

2 store workers killed in suburban Memphis Walmart shooting Two Walmart employees were killed and two others injured, including a police officer, during a shooting in the Memphis suburb of Southaven, Miss., Tuesday....
02:52, 07/31/2019

NCAA grants Memphis QB Brady White 6th year of eligibility MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The NCAA has granted Memphis quarterback Brady White a sixth year of eligibility due to several medical issues he dealt with while playing at Arizona State. Memphis announced the extension Friday. White started all 14 games last...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Council members on Tuesday agreed for the fifth time to delay a vote related to a plan to provid...
02:26, 06/19/2019

This Memphis 10-year-old is already an author and CEO. Now she's launching a shoe line Kinyah Braddock, the 10-year-old CEO of B Chill Lemonade, shares what it's like to be an elementary school student by day and businesswoman by night.        ...
13:39, 05/15/2019

The Memphis hospital suing its own workers for unpaid medical bills It’s not uncommon for hospitals to sue patients over unpaid debts, but what is striking at Methodist is how many of those patients end up being its own employeesThis year, a Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare housekeeper left her job just three hours in...
21:39, 06/28/2019

Memphis Grizzlies player, 19, learns about hotel check-in age requirements Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. is learning the hard way what it is like to be a young NBA star and try to check in to hotels during the offseason....
19:52, 06/19/2019

Protesters and Police Clash in Memphis After Officer-Involved Shooting North Memphis, Tenn., was in chaos Wednesday night after U.S. Marshals Service officers shot and killed a 20-year-old black man, Brandon Webber, in his family’s front yard. The killing quickly rippled through the community, leading to clashes between...
22:26, 06/13/2019

Memphis police clash with protesters after killing of 20-year-old black man U.S. Marshals Service agents fatally shot a young black man in Memphis, Tennessee during an attempted arrest, triggering overnight clashes with protesters that left at least two dozen police officers injured, officials said on Thursday....
20:39, 06/13/2019

Memphis protests over police shooting end with teargas and dozens injured Armed officers faced off in the Tennessee city with crowds angered by news that federal marshals had shot dead a local manFierce protests erupted in Memphis on Wednesday night following a fatal shooting by law enforcement and ended with at least two ...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Twenty-four police injured in Memphis riot after fatal shooting At least 24 police officers were injured in Memphis, Tennessee in violent clashes with protesters, who took to the streets following the shooting death of a man killed by U.S. Marshals during an attempted arrest, authorities said on Thursday....
14:13, 06/13/2019

Golf: Koepka dominates one-sided bout with McIlroy in Memphis What loomed as a blockbuster bout between two four-times major champions ended up a technical knockout as Brooks Koepka floored Rory McIlroy on the way to a three-stroke victory at the WGC-St. Jude Invitational in Memphis on Sunday....
03:52, 07/29/2019

Citizens, activists hope for peace after clash with Memphis police The Memphis community where a young black man was slain this week by federal agents as they tried to arrest him remained tense after a night of violent protests, but community activists and a mayoral candidate hoped the weekend would be calm....
12:39, 06/14/2019

Theater changes 'Hellboy' to 'Heckboy' to protect school across street A movie theater in Dickson, Tenn., found a creative way to protect the elementary school students across the street from seeing profanity on their roadside sign -- change the name "Hellboy" to "Heckboy."...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Summer theater: Fireflies that synchronize light up two U.S. forests Crowds of eco-tourists from around the world will gather in two remote Appalachian forests in Tennessee and Pennsylvania in coming weeks to see spectacular light shows created by a rare species of firefly that can synchronize its flashes....
14:26, 05/24/2019

Mavis Staples throws a party at Apollo Theater NEW YORK (AP) — Mavis Staples, two months shy of her 80th birthday, threw a party at the Apollo Theater. The singer known for such hits as “I’ll Take You There” was joined Thursday night by David Byrne, Norah Jones among other music...
13:13, 05/10/2019

Trustees vote to remove actress' name from school theater A university in Ohio will remove from a campus theater the last name of an actress who starred in "The Birth of a Nation," considered one of the most racist movies ever made....
21:52, 05/04/2019

Trustees vote to remove actress’ name from school theater A university in Ohio will remove the last name of an actress who starred in “The Birth of a Nation,” considered one of the most racist movies ever made, from a campus theater...
18:39, 05/04/2019

Master of grandeur in theater, film and opera dies at 96 The Italian director orchestrated the youthful 1968 movie version of “Romeo and Juliet” and transported operagoers to Parisian rooftops and the pyramids of Egypt....
18:39, 06/15/2019

Buy Committee: How Should I Upgrade My Sonos-Powered Home Theater? I love my Sonos Beam. It sounds great, plays well with my other Airplay 2 speakers, and it was super simple to set up. The problem is: I love it too much and, now, I want to expand. And for that, I need your advice, Buy Committee....
03:52, 05/04/2019

Dozens of police officers injured in Memphis riots over fatal shooting At least two dozen police officers and two journalists were injured in violent riots that broke out in Memphis overnight, the city’s mayor said Thursday. Six officers were taken to the hospital, Mayor Jim Strickland said in a statement. The inj...
18:52, 06/13/2019

First-rounder Brandon Clarke named MVP as Memphis Grizzlies win NBA Summer League Brandon Clarke, the 21st pick last month, was named NBA Summer League MVP then helped the Grizzlies take the title against the Timberwolves.       ...
10:39, 07/16/2019

Woman injured during accidental shooting at Memphis-UT Martin baseball game The baseball game between the University of Memphis and UT Martin was canceled after a woman was injured during an accidental shooting.        ...
09:26, 05/15/2019

Memphis Grizzlies star Mike Conley traded to Utah Jazz Mike Conley is one of the best, most consistent point guards in the league, and his addition shows that Utah is looking to take another step forward.       ...
05:00, 06/20/2019

25 Memphis police hurt after U.S. Marshals task force kills fugitive At least 25 Memphis police officers were injured late Wednesday during a tense standoff after a task force killed a wanted man during a public confrontation, authorities said....
14:13, 06/13/2019

Former Memphis football player Ernest Suttles files lawsuit against university After rape charges dismissed, Ernest Suttles files lawsuit against Memphis alleging breach of contract, denial of due process, violations of Title IX.       ...
10:13, 08/07/2019

Violent street clashes erupt in Memphis after marshals kill suspect Violent clashes between police and protesters broke out on streets in Memphis, Tennessee, overnight after officers from the U.S. Marshals Service fatally shot a man during an attempted arrest, officials said on Thursday....
15:26, 06/13/2019

Tensions high as Memphis community tries to return to normal after police shooting A sense of calm is restored in the city of Memphis after a tumultuous clash between police and protesters Wednesday after an officer-involved shooting death of a black man. However tensions are running high between the two sides as investigators look...
23:39, 06/14/2019

Harry Potter ‘Wizard’ brunch, dinner theater coming to NYC Grab your wands, Potter fans: It’s time for brunch … and dinner. Two days of immersive, magical meals are heading to New York Aug. 17 and 18, when they’ll transform Manhattan’s Pier 60 into a replica of Hogwarts’ Great Hall. Expect ...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Under Modi, Hindu hardliners turn Indian theater into a battleground Five days after a suicide bomber killed 40 Indian policemen in February in the Kashmir Valley, playwright and director Abhishek Majumdar was forced to cancel a play looking at the behavior of Indian security forces in the disputed region....
10:39, 05/16/2019

Tulsi Gabbard Sues Google in Bizarre Bit of Campaign Theater Democratic presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard has filed suit in California against Google over claims that the company briefly suspended her campaign’s ability to buy ads during critical post-debate hours. With this lawsuit, it seems, Gabbard hopes...
01:00, 07/26/2019

Madonna announces "intimate theater" performances to support Madame X As reported by Rolling Stone, Madonna has announced a tour of “intimate theater venues” in support of her new album Madame X later this year, but it shouldn’t be too surprising that Madonna’s definition of an intimate venue doesn’t really line up wit...
01:13, 05/07/2019

German theater brings David Grossman novel to Israeli stage How can a Frankfurt theater bring a deeply Israeli experience of war, trauma and violent loss to the stage in Tel Aviv? A German-language production of Grossman's "To the End of the Land" grappled with this challenge....
18:00, 07/02/2019

Can't make it to the theater? BroadwayHD lets you stream Broadway instead Inspired by the Tony's but can't make it to Broadway? BroadwayHD lets you stream some classic shows instead. Sorry, no "Hamilton."        ...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Shake Shack opening sprawling restaurant in theater district The theater district is getting a Shake Shack. The hamburger and crinkly fries outfit will open on the West 53rd Street side of 1700 Broadway at the northwest corner of Seventh Avenue. The space is down the block and across Broadway from Stephen Colb...
04:52, 08/14/2019

Residents say planned FiDi theater will bring unwanted rowdiness A popular theater company called Sleep No More is planning to expand into the Financial District — and worried local residents say the prospect is costing them shut-eye....
22:52, 05/27/2019

Theater of Dreams: A Tale of Boom and Bust at the Plaza Hotel Reviewing Julie Satow’s “The Plaza,” Tina Brown dishes on the socialites, tycoons and charlatans who made and lost fortunes and reputations at the storied hotel....
11:13, 05/31/2019

Upgrade Your Movie Nights with These Five Cheap Home Theater Accessories While it’s easy to drool over a killer OLED-clad, Dolby Atmos-enabled home theater setup, it’s a bit more difficult to actually afford such a luxury. But whether you have a kickass theater room or a $200 TV with some cheap speakers, there are still t...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Can't make it to the theater? BroadwayHD.com lets you stream Broadway instead Inspired by the Tony's but can't make it to Broadway? BroadwayHD.com lets you stream some classic shows instead. Sorry, no "Hamilton."        ...
19:39, 06/06/2019

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own ...
22:39, 05/27/2019

Trump-Pelosi feud 'theater' for GOP, Dem bases, Byron York says President Trump's and Speaker Pelosi's continued disputes are theater aimed at their respective Republican and Democratic voter bases, according to Byron York....
03:13, 05/24/2019

Paul McCartney confesses: 'I have to relearn everything' before performing smash hits Beatles legend Paul McCartney admitted on the Today show that, when you have as many hits as he does, you have to remind yourself how they go.        ...
03:39, 07/26/2019

The Voice Actor For Seteth In Fire Emblem: Three Houses Is Now Performing Popular Seteth Memes Quickly after the release of Fire Emblem: Three Houses, fans of the game began creating memes focusing on the character of Seteth. And now Seteth’s voice actor is actually reading and voicing some of these memes on Twitter....
11:52, 08/04/2019

Man fatally shot in Memphis identified: Angry crowds protest in Frayser neighborhood Several gunshots could be heard, and protesters yelled and threw rocks as patrol cars passed through the standoff. Brandon Webber was killed.        ...
18:13, 06/13/2019

Memphis law firm files lawsuit after botched Penny Hardaway sponsorship deal Reaves Law Firm is suing Tiger Sports Properties alleging it agreed to an exclusive marketing and sponsorship contract with Penny Hardaway without his approval.       ...
22:39, 08/05/2019

Memphis teen overcomes homelessness to earn $3 million in scholarships, valedictorian honors Tupac Mosley, 17, received $3 million in scholarships and was recognized as his high school's valedictorian at Raleigh Egypt High School in Memphis.        ...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Precious Achiuwa joins Penny Hardaway’s stacked Memphis recruiting class The question: Who’s the hottest coach on the recruiting trail? The Answer: Not John Calipari or Mike Krzyzewski. Yes, you read that right. Finally, the Kentucky and Duke coach are taking a back seat, at least for now, their power at least partially u...
01:13, 05/18/2019

Two dozen police hurt in Memphis street clashes after marshals kill black man At least two dozen police officers were injured in overnight clashes with protesters, some throwing rocks, in Memphis, Tennessee, after U.S. Marshals Service agents fatally shot a black man during an attempted arrest, officials said on Thursday....
19:52, 06/13/2019

Germany: treasure safes reveal dated coins and theater tickets Lübeck's Mayor Jan Lindenau called in an expert company to open the safes, which are at least 70 years old. He joked he had hoped to find gold to go towards the city budget....
17:52, 08/06/2019

Rep. Lesko: Dems favor political theater over real issues like the border House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Debbie Lesko accused Democrats of trying to "undermine" the president and avoid working on important issues like border, insrtead opting for the  "political theater" of the Mueller investigation....
02:52, 05/09/2019

Thumping dance classes giving Tribeca theater the jitters: suit All the jumping and banging from high-impact aerobics classes are leaving the staff at an off-Broadway theater in Tribeca “terrified” that their ceiling will come down, a new lawsuit alleges. Aerobics, martial arts, and dance classes at Battery Dance...
22:39, 05/09/2019

Canadian theater chain defends screening anti-abortion film The head of Cineplex Entertainment is defending the decision to show an American anti-abortion movie in the face of strong criticism from some abortion rights groups...
05:26, 07/10/2019

Observations on the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater From a Dancing Non-Dancer I’ve always been a lover of dance. I am an avid consumer of dance, and an active participant in dance culture—I be dancing, y’all. To know me is to know that at one point or another, you will have to pull me off of a dance floor. In fact, a friend (w...
16:26, 06/29/2019

Ta-Nehisi Coates Named Apollo Theater’s Inaugural Artist-in-Residence On Monday, the Apollo Theater announced that Ta-Nehisi Coates—the critically acclaimed writer who recently presented his case for reparations during a riveting Congressional testimony—has been named its inaugural Artist-in-Residence....
22:13, 07/01/2019

A popular Philippine cop show is real political theater as its actors run for office “Provincial Man,” one of the Philippines’ most popular and enduring soap operas, produced at least seven candidates from its cast in May’s midterm elections. Three of them won seats....
18:39, 06/09/2019

Build the Home Theater Of Your Dreams With Woot's ViewSonic Projector Sale If you’re ready to make the leap to a projector-based home theater, you can probably find one that fits your needs with Woot’s one-day sale....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Calm prevails in Memphis neighborhood two days after fatal shooting, amid police patrols Police helicopters and squad cars patrolled the Memphis neighborhood overnight into Friday morning where a young black man was fatally shot by federal agents, with residents appearing to heed calls for calm a day after sometimes violent street demons...
18:00, 06/14/2019

How a Memphis heart surgeon is saving babies and changing perceptions of America – Taliban included When he isn’t smoking cigars and laying low in his native of Memphis, Tennessee, pediatric cardiac surgeon Dr. William Novick is battling bombs and bureaucracy in some of the most dangerous frontlines of the world. And now he is at the forefront in p...
23:26, 05/07/2019

Penny Hardaway has Memphis basketball atop recruiting rankings after latest five-star addition Five-star forward Precious Achiuwa committed to Memphis basketball on Friday, giving coach Penny Hardaway the No. 1 recruiting class in the country.        ...
19:39, 05/17/2019

Man fatally shot, 25 officers hurt in Memphis: Angry crowds protest in Frayser neighborhood Several gunshots could be heard, and protesters yelled and threw rocks as patrol cars passed through the standoff. Brandon Webber was killed.        ...
15:26, 06/13/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Days 2 and 3: Tank and The Bangas 'Spaceships' + The Roots 'Act Too (The Love Of My Life)' You’re getting a twofer today; it’s a celebration, bitches! This weekend I made my way up to Philadelphia for the 12th annual Roots Picnic (whole article comin’) to celebrate my 40th birthday (more on this coming soon, too) and because of the amount ...
22:26, 06/03/2019

Dems to hold first-ever hearing on Medicare for All, as progressives fear 'deliberation theater' farce House Democrats will hold their first-ever hearing on Medicare for All legislation on Tuesday, advancing a sweeping proposal that several prominent 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls have embraced -- even as some progressives caution the hearing m...
02:26, 04/30/2019

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
19:00, 06/12/2019

California woman suspected of exposing measles to theater showing ‘Avengers: Endgame’ A California woman in her 20s, who had just returned from an international trip, is suspected of exposing measles to an Orange County movie theater showing "Avengers: Endgame," reports said Wednesday....
00:52, 05/02/2019

Washington theater cancels conservative filmmaker’s play amid security threats “FBI Lovebirds: UnderCovers” writer/producer Phelim McAleer claims Studio Theatre's cancellation is a result of censorship, not legitimate safety concerns....
00:26, 05/30/2019

Lady Gaga performs intimate, invite-only show for Apollo Theater crowd In her first New York concert since her movie-star turn in “A Star in Born” — which won her a Best Original Song Oscar (for “Shallow”) and a Best Actress nomination — Lady Gaga reclaimed her Gaga-ness from her Ally Maine character. Making her debut a...
15:13, 06/25/2019

Criminal contempt showdown on Barr, Ross brings 'more political theater' to the House The House of Representatives was once again playing host to a no-holds-barred partisan showdown on Wednesday, as lawmakers debated whether to hold Attorney Genera Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for allegedly stonewa...
22:52, 07/17/2019

Theater Accidentally Shows Mother Drowning Her Child at Detective Pikachu Screening The Curse of La Llorona is based on a Mexican legend about the ghost of a mother who drowned her children and now wanders the Earth snatching up lost kids. Much like Pokémon, you could say she’s “gotta catch ‘em all.”Read more......
20:13, 05/13/2019

Phil Kessel's Pittsburgh House Is For Sale, And It Has The Loneliest Home Theater In The World Former Penguins winger Phil Kessel was traded to the Coyotes earlier this summer, which means that he’s put his Pittsburgh-area house on the market. For a mere $2.1 million, you can enjoy any film you’d like in the cavernous solitude of this home the...
20:00, 07/24/2019

Memphis store clerk who fatally shot teen over theft of $2 beer found guilty of murder A Memphis store clerk was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy who left his store without paying for a $2 beer....
03:52, 08/18/2019

Battlefield V 2019 Roadmap Confirmed: Pacific Theater, New Maps Revealed - E3 EA Play NEWS Electronic Arts has today announced the roadmap of Battlefield V content updates for 2019. This includes content for Chapters 4 and 5. Here's everything you need to know....
21:00, 06/08/2019

Tickets for 'Avengers: Endgame' rerelease go on sale starting today at major theater chains The new cut will likely draw thousands back to theaters and could finally push "Avengers: Endgame" above and beyond the record $2.78 billion "Avatar" has earned since its release in 2009....
23:00, 06/24/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due ...
18:52, 06/19/2019

The Post’s theater critic is reviewing the performances of the Democratic candidates. In this installment, Joe Biden is back for an encore. Politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the campaign trail, reviewing another of the front-runners as he winds through Iowa....
19:39, 07/25/2019

Politics is theater, so our critic is reviewing the performances of Democratic candidates. First up, Kamala Harris and the aura of authority. Peter Marks brings an analytical eye to the retail styles of a few Democratic candidates, starting with one of the front-runners as she makes a two-day swing through South Carolina....
17:39, 06/24/2019

Memphis Grizzlies to trade star Mike Conley Jr to Utah Jazz for multiple players, draft picks: reports The Memphis Grizzlies agreed to trade point guard Mike Conley Jr. to the Utah Jazz for a package of players and multiple draft picks, according to multiple reports....
19:00, 06/19/2019

DC theater backs out of holding play based on FBI officials' anti-Trump texts, citing 'violent threats' The Washington, D.C. theater that was expected to host the stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page next month, backed out of the project, citing “violent threats."...
21:52, 05/30/2019

The Mueller Report will be read in its entirety over 24 hours in New York this weekend in an event organized by local theater groups Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A reading of all 448-pages of the Mueller Report is taking place in Queens, New York on Saturday and Sunday. Beginning on Saturday evening, volunteers will read from the report over 24 hours. Music will play over some o...
00:52, 06/02/2019

Dean Cain, Kristy Swanson reinvigorate American theater with MAGA play about Peter Strzok, Lisa Page Last year, we learned that FBI agent Peter Strzok was removed from the Mueller investigation (and subsequently fired) for exchanging anti-Trump texts with Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer with whom he was having an affair. For those with brains still safely ...
20:13, 06/14/2019

Adam Sandler had to fight crying 'like an idiot' performing his Chris Farley 'SNL' tribute Adam Sandler had to fight to keep his composure during his 'SNL' Chris Farley tribute. "Nobody wants to see you cry like an idiot."        ...
04:39, 05/08/2019

Trucker arrested days before he planned to 'shoot up' Memphis, Tennessee, church A probable cause affidavit said Thomas Matthew McVicker planned a mass shooting at a Memphis church Thursday, Aug. 22. McVicker was arrested Monday.        ...
23:52, 08/20/2019

Memphis Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as head coach from 'excellent coaching pedigree' After two months, the Grizzlies have settled on their next head coach. It's Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Taylor Jenkins.       ...
23:52, 06/11/2019

Barr contempt vote 'is theater at its finest and it’s partisanship at its finest,’ ex-McConnell staffer says Josh Holmes, Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell's former chief of staff, reacted Thursday to the House panel's recommendation to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt saying, “It is theater at its finest and it’s partisanship at its fine...
18:26, 05/09/2019

Virtual reality start-ups offer a VR experience that's part movie theater, part theme park Dreamscape Immersive -- backed by Hollywood's biggest players including IMAX, AMC, Fox and Warner Bros. -- is opening up its first permanent location this weekend in one of Los Angeles' biggest malls,...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Kevin Smith shares never-made 'Clerks 3' during intimate reading to support theater Kevin Smith took the stage with his Clerks 3 screenplay at the First Avenue Playhouse in Atlantic Highlands        ...
21:52, 08/05/2019

'Tannhäuser' at the Bayreuth Festival Theater: A play within a play, inside and outside What is the nature of love? The central question posed in the story line of Richard Wagner's opera "Tannhäuser" is vividly related in the new production opening this year's Bayreuth opera festival....
06:39, 07/26/2019

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found President Trump....
12:00, 05/08/2019

James Bond Aston Martin DB5 sold at auction for £5.2m Car was once owned by JCB billionaire and Tory party donor Lord Bamford An Aston Martin DB5 used to promote the James Bond film Thunderball has sold for $6.4m (£5.2m) at the world’s biggest classic car auction in California.The car, which was once ow...
05:39, 08/17/2019

Fiji PM accuses Scott Morrison of ‘insulting’ and alienating Pacific leaders Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prime minister of Fiji, who said the Australian prime ...
05:39, 08/17/2019

How to eat: avocado toast Feckless hipster that it is, this month How to Eat is brunching on avo toast. But is that avo ‘smashed’ or sliced? Is sourdough the only way to go? And should this remain a bacon-free zone?Fittingly for a fruit whose original Nahuatl name, āhuacatl, ...
05:39, 08/17/2019

Vehicle drives into protesters outside US detention centre – video A vehicle drove into a line of protesters outside a detention centre in Rhode Island on Wednesday. Dozens of people were protesting against the contract between US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Wyatt detention facility when a corr...
05:39, 08/17/2019

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

Study on Amazon and Fake CDs Makes Sweeping Claims After Testing Fewer Than 100 Albums It’s no secret that Amazon struggles to keep fake products off its online marketplace, and it has for a while now. So when a new study made headlines this week for supposedly finding that a quarter of CDs “Fulfilled by Amazon” are knock-offs, it wasn...
07:39, 08/17/2019

New Overwatch Custom Mode Turns Sigma Into A Dodgeball Player If you think about it, Overwatch’s new hero, Sigma, is kinda like a schoolkid—by which I mean he’s slow, and he likes to throw rocks. This, obviously, makes him an ideal competitor for a large-scale game of dodgeball....
08:26, 08/17/2019

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

The New Grandia HD Collection Is Pretty But Really Needs A Fast-Forward Button Grandia and its sequel, Grandia II, are both very good classic role-playing games, full of charm and adventure and spirit. They came out in 1997 and 2000, respectively. Even an HD remake isn’t enough to make up for that....
08:26, 08/17/2019

Rice cooker bomb scare suspect Larry Griffin II has prior bestiality arrest The suspect wanted for Friday’s rice cooker bomb scare is a 26-year-old West Virginia native who is facing charges in his home state for allegedly sending bestiality videos involving a chicken to a minor, law enforcement sources told The Post. ...
08:52, 08/17/2019

New Jersey judge encourages plaintiff to sell her nude photos to Playboy A New Jersey judge has landed in hot water for suggesting to a female plaintiff that she peddle nude photos of herself to Playboy. Middlesex County Judge Alberto Rivas was overseeing the woman’s complaint against her boyfriend’s wife, who the gal pal...
08:52, 08/17/2019

Barnes: New Team USA 'motivated' by skeptics The remaining USA Basketball players are eager to prove that they all belong after several of USA's biggest stars skipped the World Cup. "We're motivated more than anything to keep the gold standard going," Harrison Barnes said....
09:13, 08/17/2019

With another ninth-inning nightmare, Cubs' road woes could be their undoing Two straight devastating walk-off losses in Philly and Pittsburgh make it clear: If the Cubs can't find a way to win away from Wrigley, they won't find their way into October....
09:13, 08/17/2019

Labour's high street plan to reverse 'retail apocalypse' Empty high street shops should be given to start-ups and community projects to help reverse the "economic decay" of Britain's town centres, Jeremy Corbyn has said....
09:13, 08/17/2019

Scenes from the historic Italian horse race 'Palio di Siena' The world-famous horse race is dedicated to the 'Madonna Assunta in Cielo' (Assumption of Virgin Mary).       ...
09:39, 08/17/2019

Trump's tariff delay met with skepticism from businesses worried about uncertainty The Trump administration’s decision this week to postpone import taxes on some goods shipped from China was a reprieve for companies caught in the middle of President Trump’s prolonged trade war with Beijing....
09:39, 08/17/2019

An Apple insider with a stellar track record just leaked Apple Watch Series 5 details Ahead of the anticipated unveiling next month of the Apple Watch Series 5 models, the highly-regarded Apple analyst who’s almost never wrong is out with a new research note disclosing that the iPhone maker will stick with OLED display technolog...
09:39, 08/17/2019

Arkansas Woman Charged Over Holding Four Black Teenagers at Gunpoint The boys were raising money for their football team. The woman, identified as Jerri Kelly, 46, is facing charges of aggravated assault and false imprisonment....
09:39, 08/17/2019

Possible end to birth control program for wild horses could trigger cull in Alberta Wild horses are an iconic part of the eastern slopes of Alberta. But the future of the horses is in question, with some fearing a project to help keep the horses from being killed, could be scrapped....
10:00, 08/17/2019

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

Beloved Baby Dugong "Mariam" Dies In Thailand With Plastic In Stomach A sick baby dugong whose fight for recovery won hearts in Thailand and cast a spotlight on ocean conservation has died from an infection exacerbated by bits of plastic lining her stomach, officials......
10:52, 08/17/2019

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

Thousands Of Travellers Delayed At US Airports By Computer Outage Thousands of travellers at US airports faced delays late on Friday because of an nationwide outage of US Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) processing systems, officials said....
10:52, 08/17/2019

'The longer the trade war goes on, the weaker China gets': Trump doubles down on tariff threats despite recession concerns NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump has appeared increasingly comfortable with prolonged trade tensions. He has maintained a defiant stance even after a key indicator warned this week that the US economy could be headed for a p...
10:52, 08/17/2019

Triumphant rise, spectacular fall: General Electric's 127-year journey from cutting-edge American icon to possible fraud case Wikimedia Commons General Electric used to be a byword for American innovation until a few years ago. Its 127-year history was marked by revolutionary technologies, immense profit, and now, alleged fraud. Here's a look back at GE, a manufacturing co...
10:52, 08/17/2019

4 women are suing 'That 70's Show' actor Danny Masterson, accusing him of raping them and conspiring with the Church of Scientology to cover it up Four women are suing former "That 70's Show" actor Danny Masterson and the Church of Scientology. They allege Masterson sexually assaulted them and then conspired with the church to intimidate them into not taking their allegations to the police. Mas...
10:52, 08/17/2019

PITCH-DECK LIBRARY: The pitch decks that helped hot startups raise millions Gettty/Neilson Barnard Billions of dollars are invested in startups every year. Whether a startup seeks to raise money from angel investors, venture-capital firms, or other backers, the presentation — or "pitch" — about the business is c...
10:52, 08/17/2019

Amex acquired restaurant-booking platform Resy, and to celebrate it's offering cardholders bonus points on reservations through September Getty Images Amex recently acquired the restaurant reservation-booking service Resy. Through September 30 you can earn 500 Amex points on Resy bookings (on up to three bookings, for a total of up to 1,500 Amex points). Amex has one of the best cards...
10:52, 08/17/2019

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

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

Daniel Jones showed why Giants fell in love with him The Kid is human. Daniel Jones is human after all. But it can’t be denied that he’s a pretty darn good-looking quarterback prospect too. “He’s making good progress,” Pat Shurmur said after Giants 32, Bears 13, “and as he goes along here, he’s checkin...
11:39, 08/17/2019

Amed Rosario’s rise draws Didi Gregorius comparisons KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The shortstop who plays across town from Amed Rosario might serve as the best example of a player at his position who figured it out during a season and became a star. Didi Gregorius was 25 years old, in his third major league seas...
11:39, 08/17/2019

UPDATE 2-China's Ninebot unveils scooters that drive themselves to charging stations Segway-Ninebot Group, a Beijing-based electric scooter maker, on Friday unveiled a scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver, a potential boon for the burgeoning scooter-sharing industry. Ninebot said Uber and Lyft, the rid...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga would've been a 'power couple,' says 'Millionaire Matchmaker' star Patti Stanger Patti Stanger is branching out as the producer of Hallmark’s upcoming original movie franchise, "The Matchmaker Mysteries," but that doesn’t mean she’s neglecting her day job....
12:00, 08/17/2019

Maher doubles down on call for recession to oust Trump; says it would be 'very worth' it "Real Time" host Bill Maher doubled down Friday on his desire for the U.S. economy to fall into recession in hopes of blocking a second term for President Trump -- telling his panel of guests any hardship that results would be "very worth" it....
12:00, 08/17/2019

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

Murray to face Sandgren in Winston-Salem Open first round Andy Murray will meet 72nd-ranked American Tennys Sandgren in the first round at the Winston-Salem Open as the British former world number one gives his surgically-repaired hip another test....
12:00, 08/17/2019

Tennis: Barty regroups to win, but Osaka retires with injury Top seed Ash Barty rallied from a set down to make the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals but world number one Naomi Osaka withdrew from her quarter-final with an apparent knee injury on Friday....
12:00, 08/17/2019

How we live together: the mother, daughter and best friend ‘I came to stay with Madeleine and Tabby for six weeks before going to study. We had such a nice time, they invited me back’Hattie Cansino, 30Madeleine’s been my best friend for years. I came to stay with her and her daughter Tabby for six weeks in J...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Romesh Ranganathan: I’d love to take on my kids at Fortnite. But I have no idea how it works Mastering Fortnite would make me the coolest dad, but I can’t even work out the controlsThe game Fortnite has just started its 10th season, and my children have become impossible to understand. They say things like: “There’s been a drop near the eye ...
12:00, 08/17/2019

A letter to… my father, whose activism inspired my own ‘You weren’t always the greatest dad, but you were a first-class human being’: the letter you always wanted to writeYou weren’t always the greatest dad. You left us – my sister and me – when we were small. To your credit, you stuck around in England ...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Surprising uses for radish leaves | Waste Not There are many tasty uses for these greens - in soups, sauces, dals or instead of spinach in a bakeRadish leaves are one of my favourite leafy greens. They have a refreshing, summery flavour that’s perfect for blending into soups or eating raw in sal...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Saudi-led coalition fires flares over Yemeni port of Aden: residents Saudi-led coalition warplanes fired flares over Yemen's Aden at dawn on Saturday, residents said, near camps occupied by southern separatist fighters who last week seized control of the port city which had been the interim seat of the government....
12:26, 08/17/2019

New Orleans reporter Nancy Parker killed in plane crash while shooting story New Orleans reporter Nancy Parker was killed in a plane crash Friday after the aircraft she was shooting a story in went down in near an airport.       ...
12:52, 08/17/2019

Canadians sour on Trudeau, less popular than Trump Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, once celebrated as the start of a worldwide youth leadership movement, has lost his luster and is now suffering the same level of poor approval ratings that plagued President Trump in his first two years....
13:13, 08/17/2019

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar slams Quentin Tarantino’s 'somewhat racist' depiction of Bruce Lee Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the latest celebrity to weigh in on Bruce Lee's controversial depiction in Quentin Tarantino’s "Once Upon A Time in Hollywood."        ...
13:13, 08/17/2019

Income Tax Return Filing Deadline 2 Weeks Away, Here's A Quick Guide The I-T department provides various forms for income tax assessees to file their ITR or income tax return. Meant for different types of taxpayers, such as salaried or self-employed individuals and......
13:13, 08/17/2019

Increased screen time can cause development problems in kids, experts warn Dr. Pamela Hurst-Della Pietra, a well-known child development expert, tells Fox News there has been a 28 percent increase in psychiatric emergency department visits related to suicide attempts since 2011; the CDC says suicide rates are up 30 percent ...
13:39, 08/17/2019

Airbnb records 30% growth rate in first-quarter on booking strength: source Airbnb Inc recorded $9.4 billion in total booking value in the first quarter, up 31% from the year-ago quarter, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday, a key number that could help pull in investors as the home-sharing company plans its for...
14:00, 08/17/2019

| How a red dot symbolised Kashmiri resistance against India's move The famous red dot that marks the story of Indian-administered Kashmir on social media came much before India scrapped the Muslim-majority region of its special status....
14:00, 08/17/2019

Arsenal v Burnley: Premier League – live! Live updates from the Emirates Stadium, kick-off 12.30pm (BST)Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekendFeel free to email Scott your thoughts 12.58pm BST 27 min: Gudmundsson crosses deep from the right. McNeil is able to trap to the left...
14:00, 08/17/2019

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

Bronny James shouted out Steph Curry after hitting a trick shot 3-pointer from the bench during warmups @Ballislife Bronny James hit a wild trick shot from his seat ahead of his younger brother Bryce James' basketball game. After hitting the shot, Bronny called out "STEPH!" leading to some fans to make jokes at LeBron's expense on Twitter. Bronny has ...
15:13, 08/17/2019

Lacazette and Aubameyang give Arsenal the edge over sturdy Burnley In the end, two familiar faces settled this victory for Arsenal. But while the strike duo of Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang secured a second victory of the season for Unai Emery’s side, it was the performance of new boy Dani Ceball...
15:39, 08/17/2019

Bee-hold! Test your honeybee knowledge with this quiz. August 17 is National Honey Bee Day! These insects have a fascinating process when it comes to making that sweet, sticky substance. Get buzzing with this quiz....
15:39, 08/17/2019

Julianne Moore 'loved' working with her daughter and husband on new movie Julianne Moore is accustomed to working with her husband, director Bart Freundlich, on set, but it was a real family affair when their daughter joined them for their latest collaboration....
16:00, 08/17/2019

Land Rover Range Rover Velar Though it has sold well, there may not be room for a next-generation Velar when the next Range Rover debuts in about 18 months. Jaguar Land Rover, to return to profitability, wants fewer nameplates that sell in higher volumes. It's possible that the ...
16:26, 08/17/2019

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn's plan to be caretaker prime minister receives further blow as senior Tory backs out Jeremy Corbyn's proposal to be installed as caretaker prime minister to prevent a no-deal Brexit has received a further blow after another senior Tory ruled out backing the plan....
16:26, 08/17/2019

Hong Kong: three rallies mark 11th weekend of protests Demonstrators aim to show public support for movement remains strongThousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong, as they sought to show their movement still had public support even after two months of increasingly violent clashes.Prot...
16:52, 08/17/2019

'Friends, you're going to love Greenland. I was there on 9/11' | Lawrence Douglas and Nancy Pick Manhattan? I’d’ve got Staten Island too for half the guilders. Louisiana? Bum deal. But Alaska? I’m giving that back to RussiaWASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump tweeted today he had purchased Greenland from the Kingdom of Denmark for $15bn plus...
16:52, 08/17/2019

Easy Rider to Ulee's Gold: Peter Fonda's most memorable roles - video obituary A look back at the most memorable roles of actor Peter Fonda, who died at the age of 79 on Friday. Fonda was a well known figure of the 1960s counterculture movement and earned an Oscar nomination for co-writing the classic 1969 road movie Easy Rider...
16:52, 08/17/2019

Best Buy anniversary sale this weekend offers big Apple discounts If you’re one of those consumers who tend to only jump at the opportunity to buy new tech or replace various gadgets when big sales come around, this weekend may just be the moment you’ve been waiting for. Every year in celebration of Bes...
16:52, 08/17/2019

Dortmund crush Augsburg to set title marker in season opener "Title contenders Borussia Dortmund crushed Augsburg 5-1 in their Bundesliga opener on Saturday, with two goals from Paco Alcacer, to lay down an emphatic marker after champions Bayern Munich slipped up in their season premiere a day earlier."...
18:00, 08/17/2019

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

Australia beats Canada 81-73 in second pre-World Cup game Australia turned the tables on Canada in the final quarter on Saturday for an 81-73 win in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game       ...
18:26, 08/17/2019

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Braves, Giant debut, Houston hits skid LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Braves, Giant debut, Houston hits a skid, Harper's homers, Mad Max on the mound, Tatis likely done for season       ...
18:26, 08/17/2019

Walton's World: Big Bill brings unique musings to baseball Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton brought his unique commentary and musings to the baseball booth Friday night       ...
18:26, 08/17/2019

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

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

US to extend deadline allowing Huawei to buy from American suppliers The US is expected to give Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies permission to keep buying supplies from American companies, Reuters reported Saturday. A “temporary general license” will be extended for Huawei for 90 days, the news service rep...
18:52, 08/17/2019

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

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

U.S. Issues Warrant to Seize Iranian Oil Tanker in Gibraltar The U.S. launched new legal action to detain an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar that has become a symbol of tensions between Tehran and the West, unveiling a warrant to seize the ship for alleged violations of American sanctions....
19:13, 08/17/2019

Man busted for stabbing victim in eye with stolen knife in Brooklyn A Queens man was arrested after he stabbed another man the eye with a stolen knife outside a Brooklyn bodega early Saturday morning, officials said. Terrell Herring, 28, went behind the counter of a store on Broadway near Dekalb Avenue in Bushwick at...
19:39, 08/17/2019

Libya's coast guard rescues over 270 Europe-bound migrants The Libyan coast guard says it has rescued 278 migrants on four different boats in recent days. The migrants, including 18 women and two children, had been trying to make their way to Europe....
20:00, 08/17/2019

Opinion: The EU must respect the nation-state The EU needs unity where such things as the single currency require it. But it also needs to have respect for the diversity of nation-states and their importance for democracy, says Boris Kalnoky....
20:00, 08/17/2019

Critic of China’s Detention Camps Is Free, but Silence May Be the Price The terms of his plea deal could force Serikzhan Bilash, a Kazakh who campaigned for Muslims being held in Chinese indoctrination camps, to stop his work....
20:00, 08/17/2019

Report: No charges for RB Elliott in Vegas incident Authorities in Las Vegas have decided not to bring charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident, according to TMZ Sports....
20:26, 08/17/2019

Barty fails to regain top ranking after falling to Kuznetsova Ash Barty lost her chance to regain the number one world ranking after she was unexpectedly beaten in straight sets by Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Masters on Saturday....
20:26, 08/17/2019

Chargers' James to have surgery, miss three months Los Angeles Chargers All-Pro safety Derwin James will have surgery on his right foot and be sidelined approximately three months, NFL Network reported Saturday....
20:26, 08/17/2019

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iran oil tanker 'Grace 1' after Gibraltar judge orders its release The U.S. Justice Department issued a warrant to seize an Iran oil tanker detained in Gibraltar, a day after a judge ordered the release of 'Grace 1.'        ...
20:26, 08/17/2019

Report: Huawei Could Get 90 More Days to Buy American Parts to Fill Pre-Blacklist Orders Though U.S. trade sanctions are still in effect, Huawei Technologies will have an additional 90 days to buy from American companies so it can wrap up work with existing customers, according to a Reuters report. Read more......
20:52, 08/17/2019

Weight Watchers eyes a new clientele: Children Some Weight Watchers loyalists applaud Kurbo by WW. But nutritionists worry Kurbo promotes an unhealthy relationship with food during an especially impressionable time....
22:13, 08/17/2019

Best superhero games: what to play while waiting for Marvel's Avengers to assemble Avengers: Endgame may have wrapped up the MCU in a neat (albeit emotional) bow but we are still looking to scratch that superhero itch - and we're hoping Crystal Dynamics' Marvel's Avengers game will be just the ticket. Marvel...
22:39, 08/17/2019

NASCAR Cowards Dropped Slayer As A Race Car Sponsor Because Of "Reactionary Concerns" The legendary thrash metal band Slayer announced on Friday that they had been dropped as the primary sponsor of the No. 54 racecar that J.J. Yeley was set to drive at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday. In a statement given to Billboard, the band cit...
22:39, 08/17/2019

Elon Musk is once again on a quest to ‘nuke Mars’ If there’s one thing you can say about Elon Musk it’s that he’s never lacked ambition. He’s founded a number of successful companies, and with SpaceX he’s pushed science forward by lowering the cost of entry for satellit...
23:52, 08/17/2019

Problems and progress: Life for disabled people in Belarus In Belarus, neither state nor society are good at dealing with people with disabilities. A new law aims to change that — but will it make enough of a difference?...
23:52, 08/17/2019

Vegans march in Germany to 'give animals a voice' Vegans are aiming to better organize and advance their message through animal rights activism. Tens of thousands are joining the Animal Rights March wordwide, including in the German cities of Cologne and Berlin....
23:52, 08/17/2019

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

Democratic Senators Urge FCC to Delay T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Vote, Seek Public Comment In July, the Department of Justice cleared T-Mobile’s planned takeover of Sprint, paving the way for the nation’s third and fourth largest wireless carriers to merge into a titan to rival AT&T and Verizon. Sixteen states are suing to block the me...
00:13, 08/18/2019

Audit details the 7 seconds that might have prevented 7 deaths in N.H. motorcycle crash New released details show the dysfunction in the Massachusetts motor vehicle registry department before the June crash that killed seven.        ...
00:39, 08/18/2019

North Korea fires more missiles as it declares it ‘has nothing to talk’ about while US-South Korea exercises continue IRKED BY EXERCISES: North Korea is complaining that ongoing joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises violate a personal promise President Trump made to the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, but it’s directing its ire not at Trump but at South Korean P...
01:26, 08/18/2019

Richard Williams, 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' animator, dies at 86 Richard Williams, the Oscar-winning animator of "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," has died at 86, according to reports.        ...
01:26, 08/18/2019

The 5 best and bloodiest shark attacks in '47 Meters Down: Uncaged' (spoilers!) Things get bloody really quick when cave-dwelling sharks pursue four young divers in "47 Meters Down: Uncaged." We unleash the top five attacks.        ...
01:52, 08/18/2019

Portland alt-right rally end without major incident after Trump's tweet What some billed as a possible major confrontation between right-wing activists and those opposing them in Portland, Ore. Saturday afternoon that caught the attention of President Donald Trump, ended with no major skirmi...
01:52, 08/18/2019

Man is in custody for questioning in NYC bomb scare Larry Griffin, a man who has a criminal past, is in custody Saturday for questioning about three rice cookers that sparked a bomb scare in New York City....
01:52, 08/18/2019

No Man's Sky Players Are Really Excited About Sitting In Chairs The universe of No Man’s Sky is huge. Like genuinely huge. Billions upon billions upon billions of planets, galaxies, and solar systems. And the latest update to the game added a ton of new features to this already massive galactic sandbox, including...
01:52, 08/18/2019

Volkswagen and SEC Are Told to Strike Deal on Lawsuit A federal judge ordered Volkswagen and the SEC to seek a settlement over allegations the auto maker defrauded U.S. investors, rather than continue an expensive legal fight....
02:13, 08/18/2019

Mets send Robert Gsellman to injured list The Mets’ pitching depth took a hit Saturday. The team announced reliever Robert Gsellman was headed to the 10-day injured list with a tight right triceps – and issue he has been dealing with recently – and Walter Lockett was being promoted from Trip...
02:13, 08/18/2019

Your Magnificently Mad BMW M2 Wallpaper Is Here The M2 is the M3 of our generation. I know it’s confusing, but it is. The naturally-aspirated straight-6, the small footprint, the comfort it feels on the track... It’s all classic M3....
02:13, 08/18/2019

Iranian tanker set to leave Gibraltar despite US warrant to seize vessel The United States faced an against-the-clock legal battle to re-seize an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff before the vessel's shipping agent said Saturday he would go ahead with the ship's planned departure from Gibraltar on Sunday...
02:39, 08/18/2019

Silicon Valley Looks North as Tech Giants Expand in Toronto U.S. technology companies are hiring more workers in Toronto, attracted by the region’s diverse population of 6.4 million and a deep pool of skilled labor. Not all Canadians are cheering the tech firms’ growing presence....
02:39, 08/18/2019

Diabetes Diet Tips: How To Eat Flaxseeds If You Are On A Diabetes Diet Flaxseeds are a treasure trove of insoluble fibres. Fibre enables slow release of sugar in the bloodstream, which helps keep your blood sugar levels in control and prevent risk of spikes....
02:39, 08/18/2019

Chrissy Teigen Shows Off Her Insanely Swollen Lips After Getting a Crazy Reaction Today's social media update from Chrissy Teigen: "It's so big it's shiny and hard like glass." No, the supermodel isn't talking about her newest eyewear collab......
03:26, 08/18/2019

Hedge fund suing Sanjay Valvani’s widow to recover the millions he earned at firm The hedge fund swindled by Sanjay Valvani, who killed himself just days after being indicted for insider trading, is suing to get the $105 million he earned at the firm back from his widow....
03:26, 08/18/2019

Pat Shurmur calls out Giants: Time to fix the sloppy play At the beginning of training camp, the Giants sported matching T-shirts with the phrase “All Ball” written across the back, alluding to the team’s message of always taking care of the football. Giants coach Pat Shurmur, however, said his team didn’t ...
03:26, 08/18/2019

Premier League table: 2019-20 EPL standings, fixtures, results, live scores, games on TV - gameweek 2 Substitute Gabriel Jesus had a last-gasp goal disallowed by VAR as Premier League champions Manchester City had to settle for a 2-2 draw with Tottenham....
03:26, 08/18/2019

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

Queens man accidentally backs into wife with car, killing her A woman was killed Saturday when her husband accidentally backed into her while washing their car at a Queens gas station, police said. Isabel Ramirez-Cohetero, 51, and her husband, 50, were washing their red Jeep Commander at a gas station on Eliot ...
03:26, 08/18/2019

Italy lets 27 minors off migrant ship after loosening ban Under political heat, Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini loosened ban Saturday to let 27 unaccompanied minors off stranded migrant rescue ship....
04:13, 08/18/2019

Man found hiding in cargo section on flight from Havana to Miami Authorities say a stowaway was found hiding in the cargo section of an airplane that arrived from Havana to Miami International Airport.       ...
05:26, 08/18/2019

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

Creepy snake ancestor grasped prey with four tiny limbs The Tetrapodophis amplectus, or "four-legged hugging snake," may have used its limbs to grip prey or hold onto mating partners.       ...
05:52, 08/18/2019

| City boss Pep fuming after VAR controversy Pep Guardiola called for VAR to be "fixed" after Manchester City were denied a last-gasp winner in their dramatic 2-2 draw against Tottenham on Saturday....
06:13, 08/18/2019

Field of Dreams: From outfield windows to camera angles, how MLB will create baseball magic in Iowa Here's the details on how the temporary baseball stadium will come together near the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa.       ...
07:00, 08/18/2019

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

Nemanja Nikolic scores twice to help Fire beat Union 2-0 Nemanja Nikolic scored twice to run his goals streak to four games and the Chicago Fire beat the Philadelphia Union 2-0 despite playing down a man throughout the second half       ...
07:00, 08/18/2019

Plea deal possible for Queens man who allegedly stuffed ex in suitcase to die A plea deal may be in the works for the Queens man charged with murder for allegedly leaving his ex to suffocate inside a suitcase he left on the side of the road in Greenwich, Conn., according to reports. The negotiations were revealed in court fili...
07:26, 08/18/2019

Salaries ‘gone wild’: Carranza cronies pocket pay hikes as high as 35% City school honchos might need to reach for their calculators to tally up their ever-growing paychecks. Raises on top of promotions for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s top educrats have led to massive pay hikes as high as 35 percent, with at le...
07:26, 08/18/2019

UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit - report A no-deal Brexit could lead to shortages of food, fuel and medicine, as well as a hard border on the island of Ireland, according to leaked official government documents published in the Sunday Times....
10:13, 08/18/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Task Manager, virtual desktop, and mouse cursor improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18963 from the 20H1 branch with Task Manager, virtual desktop, mouse cursor, Notepad, and Chinese IME improvements.Read More...
10:39, 08/18/2019

China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their overall revenue....
11:52, 08/18/2019

Wildfire forces 2,000 to evacuate in Spain’s Canary Islands Authorities on Spain’s Canary Islands say around 2,000 people have been evacuated due to a wildfire that has ravaged more than 500 hectares (1,235 acres) since it broke out a day ago...
12:13, 08/18/2019

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

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

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

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

Jeffrey Epstein had all the telltale signs of a fraud, but still had ‘em all fooled Jeffrey Epstein managed to creep his way into some of the highest places in the world on the back of a meticulously made-up mosaic of phony accolades....
12:39, 08/18/2019

Ram hopes diesel head start pays off as competition heightens After earlier generations had the full-size diesel pickup segment to themselves, Ram now has to contend with rival offerings from Ford and Chevrolet....
14:13, 08/18/2019

Joe Biden heaps praise on GOP during Massachusetts fundraiser Former Vice President Joe Biden praised Republicans as “decent people” at a fundraiser Saturday while touting his ability to work across the aisle, according to a report....
14:39, 08/18/2019

Iceland holds ceremony for first glacier lost to climate change Iceland is commemorating the loss of Okjokull with the prime minister and guests from international universities and the United Nations. The ceremony is intended to provoke real emotions toward climate change....
14:39, 08/18/2019

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

Barty upset in Cincy semifinal; Djokovic also knocked out Ashleigh Barty has lost in the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open, missing a chance to return to No. 1 ahead of the U.S. Open. On the men's side, defending champion Novak Djokovic also got upset        ...
15:52, 08/18/2019

'Tonight Show' comedian Kip Addotta dead at 75 Comedian Kip Addotta, who frequently appeared on "The Tonight Show," has died. His family posted on Facebook but did not provide details on his death. He was 75....
16:39, 08/18/2019

‘Ghost Hunters’ stars share what they hope will happen to Manson murder house, message for nonbelievers It was 50 years ago, in the summer of 1969, when heavily pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others were brutally murdered by followers of cult leader Charles Manson....
16:39, 08/18/2019

Charity boat rejects Spain's offer to stranded migrants A Spanish charity operating a migrant rescue ship stranded off the coast of Italy has rejected an offer from Spain to dock in Algeciras, citing the urgency of the emergency situation faced by the more than 100 people on board....
17:00, 08/18/2019

No-Deal Brexit document leaked by former minister: UK government source Documents detailing the negative impact of a no-deal Brexit were leaked by a former minister in an attempt to try and influence the government's negotiations with the European Union, a government source said on Sunday....
17:00, 08/18/2019

The US team’s dispute over pay is a fight for women all over the world | Suzanne Wrack The US Women’s National Team remains embroiled in a bitter row with US Soccer. The final outcome will affect every womanWhen discussing the breakdown in pay and compensation talks between US Soccer and the US Women’s National Team, the presenter on A...
17:26, 08/18/2019

|EXPLAINER:WhatisGDP? Gross domestic product or GDP is a measure of the size and health of a country’s economy over a period of time. It is also used to compare the size of different economies at a different point in time....
17:26, 08/18/2019

Opinion: Andrew Luck's pregame workout a positive sign for Colts After three weeks of bad news, the Colts finally had reason to smile Saturday as Andrew Luck worked out before the Browns preseason game.       ...
17:26, 08/18/2019

Ashley Cole announces retirement, plans move into coaching Former England defender Ashley Cole is planning a move into coaching after announcing his retirement from soccer.       ...
17:26, 08/18/2019

New Orleans TV anchor Nancy Parker dies in plane crash while reporting a story (NBC NEWS) — An award-winning local TV news anchor in New Orleans died in a plane crash while working on a story about a stunt pilot. Nancy Parker, 53, was killed along with the pilot, Franklin J.P. Augustus, on Friday when the plane crashed in...
17:52, 08/18/2019

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

Crystal Palace analysis: Failure to replace Aaron Wan-Bissaka exposed at Bramall Lane John Lundstram's second-half strike saw Sheffield United defeat Crystal Palace 1-0 as Premier League football made a long-awaited return to Bramall Lane on Sunday....
18:39, 08/18/2019

Investigators reveal cause of ex-NASCAR driver Earnhardt's plane crash Collapsed landing gear caused the plane carrying ex-NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr and his family to crash off the runway before bursting into flames, says the National Transportation Safety Board...
19:00, 08/18/2019

Hindu group sees Chinese telecom firms as security risk for India A Hindu nationalist group close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has stepped up criticism of Chinese telecom equipment makers, warning that their presence in India posed "an unacceptable security risk"....
19:00, 08/18/2019

Thruxton BTCC: Third win of the season for Honda driver Josh Cook Josh Cook bagged his third win of the British Touring Car Championship season in the second race at Thruxton as polesitter Sam Tordoff fell to 10th with a radiator issue...
19:26, 08/18/2019

Sick of the heat? Here's where you can find a cool family vacation in summer It's the middle of summer, and you're probably indoors right now, a refugee from the unbearable heat. Maybe you're imagining a cool family vacation.       ...
21:00, 08/18/2019

'Rigging the game': Stacey Abrams kicks off campaign to fight voter suppression Abrams, a potential Democratic nominee for vice-president, says African American voter suppression has ‘gone underground’Stacey Abrams is a potential Democratic nominee for vice-president in 2020. She is also now the leader of a national campaign aga...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Buttigieg: opposition to gay marriage will 'wash away' among black Americans Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful says change will occur when voters see his policies will work in their interestsOpposition to gay marriage among African Americans will “start to wash away”, Pete Buttigieg said on Sunday, when such voters “strugg...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Wilfred Ndidi rescues point for Leicester after first-half howler against Chelsea On this evidence Chelsea are going to be a work in progress for a while. For all that there were flashes of positivity for them to cling to, this was supposed to be Frank Lampard’s big day and it ended up being remembered for the way his new side’s f...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Scream queens: inside the world of fangirls The dedication of some female superfans goes way beyond music. Hannah Ewens explores her passion for Courtney LoveIt was a rare, expansive summer in the city – one when your friends were always available, you felt charming, and everyone was attractiv...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Has Boris Johnson hatched a cunning no-deal Brexit plan? | Stewart Lee Ingeniously used, Kinder eggs could be responsible for a greater flow of goods than the botched ferry schemeHow many small plastic toy egg casings could be hidden in, for example, a Michael Gove? And, if we knew this figure, and had an accurate idea ...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Riding the Transcontinental: my saddle-sore sprint across Europe The self-supported cycle race from the Black Sea in Bulgaria to France’s Atlantic coast is the toughest test of its kindAs I rolled along quiet lanes in the mountains of Serbia, a ferocious barking delivered a jolt of adrenaline and canine feet appro...
21:26, 08/18/2019

The Average Challenger Buyer Is 51 Years Old, Somehow Younger Than Mustang And Camaro Buyers While some people may assume that a large percentage of muscle car buyers are Detroit-area retirees, Challenger brand manager Kevin Hellman is here to prove them wrong: in an interview with Muscle Cars & Trucks, he said that the median Challenger...
21:52, 08/18/2019

Chinese Police Probe Gun in FedEx Package Chinese police are investigating the presence of a gun in a package shipped by FedEx to China from the U.S., the latest scrutiny directed at the American shipping company by Chinese authorities....
22:13, 08/18/2019

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

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

A lot of parallels: Elway has long been Lynch's idol, mentor NFL general managers and longtime friends John Elway and John Lynch cross paths again when Broncos and 49ers hold joint practices in advance of preseason game       ...
22:39, 08/18/2019

JPMorgan to brief clients on volatility in equity markets JPMorgan Chase & Co plans to host a conference call for clients on Tuesday to address recent market moves, after last week's inversion of the U.S. Treasury yield curve and a sharp sell-off on global stock markets....
22:39, 08/18/2019

World’s first ‘kosher sex store’ seeks to give intimacy a spiritual revolution The Tel Aviv shop is run by the daughter of celebrity rabbi Shmuley Boteach. “We are reclaiming sex and helping to create passion and intimacy between two people,” said Chana Boteach, 29....
23:00, 08/18/2019

Police keep low profile at huge, peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain in the Chinese territory, where massive pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular weekend activity...
23:00, 08/18/2019

Poles wade through Baltic 'like herrings' to commune with the sea Once a year, Poles head to the Hel Peninsula on the northern coast near Gdynia to "become herrings" and wade up to a meter deep for five hours along a 10-km (six-mile) sand bank through the Baltic Sea....
23:00, 08/18/2019

|SAwon'tfixjobscrisiswithadigitalband-aid-4IRexpert South Africa needs to realise that the Fourth Industrial Revolution is already here, and the country is dangerously ill-prepared, warns an education expert....
23:00, 08/18/2019

Lefty scrambles to tee time after hotel evacuation Phil Mickelson had a hasty start to the final round of the BMW Championship on Sunday, arriving at Medinah Country Club less than 40 minutes prior to his tee time because of a lightning strike that caused a fire and an evacuation at his hotel....
23:26, 08/18/2019

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

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

Every Flavor Of Game Fuel Reviewed And Then Mixed Together A few weeks ago I bought a can of Mountain Dew Amp Game Fuel and reviewed it. I hated it. It sucked. Evidently, this angered some people on the internet. I guess some folks really love Game Fuel? Between comments calling me names and people yelling a...
00:13, 08/19/2019

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

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

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

Market Tumult Stings the New Bond King For much of the past decade, Daniel Ivascyn’s Pimco Income Fund has posted stellar returns. So far this year, though, the fund has fallen short of the fund’s benchmark index and nearly all of its peers....
01:13, 08/19/2019

They butchered Richard Williams' The Thief And The Cobbler, but its surreal beauty survives online Earlier today we wrote about the death of Richard Williams, the Oscar-winning animator behind Disney’s Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Among Williams’ many accolades (including several Academy Awards and BAFTAs) there’s one that’s far more sour, though: The...
01:14, 08/19/2019

Lee Pace on DeLorean, visionaries, and the role he’s most uniquely proud of Passion that borders on obsession, undeniable charm, and a sense of otherworldliness—these are the hallmarks of Lee Pace’s performances, whether he’s leading quirky supernatural dramedies or appearing in blockbuster franchises like Peter Jackson’s Th...
01:14, 08/19/2019

Former Running Back Cedric Benson Dies In Motorcycle Crash Former Bears, Bengals and Packers running back Cedric Benson died on Saturday in a motorcycle crash in Austin, Texas, according to multiple reports. He was 36....
02:03, 08/19/2019

Danish PM hopes Trump ‘isn’t serious’ about buying Greenland COPENHAGEN — Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark’s prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the US interest in buying the world’s largest isla...
02:28, 08/19/2019

Shay Mitchell Reveals Her Baby's Possible Due Date and It's a Lot Sooner Than You Think She's almost here! Shay Mitchell is getting closer and closer to becoming a first-time parent. On Sunday afternoon, the You actress and her boyfriend Matte Babel opened up about their......
03:17, 08/19/2019

If global markets are unsettled, they have good reason to be so Last week’s upheavals in bond values were an all-too-rational response to a cocktail of economic troublesEvery year the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City hosts a symposium in the Grand Teton resort of Jackson Hole. Some years, guests have little to...
04:00, 08/19/2019

Novartis CEO Battles Fallout From Data Manipulation Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan has spent part of his 18 months at the helm of the drug giant cleaning up issues that emerged before his watch. Now, he is facing a storm of his own making....
04:00, 08/19/2019

CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
04:26, 08/19/2019

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

Absence Of Legal Awareness Root Cause Of Rights Deprivation: Ranjan Gogoi Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday said the absence of legal awareness was the "root cause" of "deception, exploitation and deprivation" of the rights and benefits of the masses....
04:52, 08/19/2019

As they reach adulthood, Gen Z isn't shying away from credit cards, loans and other debt A growing number of Gen Z members took on some kind of debt market in the second quarter of 2019, according TransUnion report.       ...
04:52, 08/19/2019

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

'Good Boys' tops box office, revives the R-rated comedy genre The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure....
05:13, 08/19/2019

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

FBI: Ohio police arrest man connected to online shooting threat against Jewish community center Ohio police arrested James P. Reardon, 20, on charges of telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing.        ...
05:39, 08/19/2019

Dog days of August: As the Northeast swelters, the Southwest bakes The country's Northeast is in line for a few sweltering days, but nowhere near as hot or long a stretch as awaits the Southwest, forecasters say.        ...
05:39, 08/19/2019

Jets' Gase blames self for Williamson's torn ACL Jets coach Adam Gase blames himself for playing Avery Williamson late into the second quarter of Thursday's preseason game. After Williamson suffered a season-ending injury, Gase decided running back Le'Veon Bell won't play in the preseason....
06:00, 08/19/2019

This Unnerving Legion Clip Showcases Some of the Show's Creepiest Villains Legion mixed high-level design and filming techniques with wild comics-y shenanigans up until the end, and this recently released clip from the seventh episode of the show’s third season showcases precisely what that looks like in action. Read more.....
06:52, 08/19/2019

To Curb Hate Speech Online, Beto O'Rourke Says Hold the Platforms Hosting That Shit Responsible Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wants to stem the spread of hate speech on the internet after several recent mass shootings, including one in O’Rourke’s hometown of El Paso earlier this month, have been linked to online extremism. One solution p...
06:52, 08/19/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger Shares a Fantastic Piece of Old Terminator Storyboarding I don’t normally think of Terminator as being a very emotionally expressive franchise, but there’s something haunting about this great storyboard. Read more......
06:52, 08/19/2019

S.Korean activist fund KCGI eyes stake in Asiana Airlines South Korea's activist fund KCGI, the No.2 shareholder in the parent company of Korean Air Lines , is interested in buying rival carrier Asiana Airlines, KCGI Chief Executive Officer Kang Sung-boo told Reuters on Monday....
07:39, 08/19/2019

Ogletree, Augenstein headline US Walker Cup team U.S. Amateur champion Andy Ogletree and runner-up John Augenstein headline the United States' final seven additions to its Walker Cup team        ...
08:26, 08/19/2019

European roundup: Rennes shock PSG, Trippier impresses for Atlético Niang and Del Castillo score in Rennes comeback winTrippier sets up winner in opening day victoryParis Saint-Germain suffered an early first defeat of the new Ligue 1 campaign after Rennes came from behind to win 2-1 at Roazhon Park.Edinson Cavani ha...
09:39, 08/19/2019

Iranian tanker carrying $130M in oil headed to unspecified location The trail left by GPS data on Marinetraffic.com, a vessel tracking service, showed the Iran-flagged Adrian Darya 1, previously known as Grace 1, moving shortly before midnight....
09:39, 08/19/2019

Shell debuts electric vehicle chargers in Singapore, first in Southeast Asia Royal Dutch Shell is launching electric vehicle chargers at petrol stations in Singapore, its first such foray in Southeast Asia, the company said on Monday....
09:39, 08/19/2019

Mark Sanford Wants to Be President, but Maybe His Children Will Save Him Republican politician Mark Sanford wants to be relevant again. And the only way ousted Republicans can be relevant without bootlicking is by attempting to challenge President Donald Trump....
09:39, 08/19/2019

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

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

Iran warns U.S. against seizing released Iranian oil tanker Iran has warned the United States against any new attempt to seize an Iranian oil tanker in open seas after it left Gibraltar, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on state television on Monday....
10:00, 08/19/2019

Heritage body objects to plans for big salmon farm off Hebridean isle National Trust for Scotland says fish farm could harm the environment and economyThe National Trust for Scotland has warned that a large salmon farm beside the Hebridean island of Canna could destroy the island’s culture and wildlife.The trust, Scotl...
10:26, 08/19/2019

Parasitic disease spread by feral cats likely to be killing native wildlife Researchers say eradication of feral cats is required to reduce the prevalence of the parasite and the diseaseFeral cats are not just predators that kill large numbers of Australian wildlife, they may also be spreading parasitic disease to native ani...
10:26, 08/19/2019

XXXX-Class: delivering beer to the Outback in a Mercedes pick-up Our X250d was nicknamed ‘the speedboat’ for its tendency to stick its fully loaded nose in the air Can the X-Class live up to its beer-carrying claims? We head into the heart of Australia to find out They’re making them too fancy these days,” decl...
10:52, 08/19/2019

Spain and Italy deal to disembark migrants in Mallorca: Open Arms Spain and Italy appear to have struck a deal that will see the 107 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean for 18 days disembark at the Spanish port of Mallorca, Spanish rescue ship Open Arms said on Monday....
11:39, 08/19/2019

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

The rise of digital fitness: can the new wave of high-intensity home workouts replace the gym? You can now have personal trainers in your headphones, or set up a mirror that beams classes into your home. The options are limitless. But can they ever beat the camaraderie of working out with other people?Chessie King whoops, flipping her ponytail...
12:26, 08/19/2019

Fugitive Jonathan Dick arrested in Melbourne over brother's murder One of Australia’s most wanted men arrested on Monday over his brother’s killing in a Westfield carparkOne of Australia’s most-wanted fugitives has been arrested in a bloody scuffle after spending more than two years on the run following the murder o...
12:26, 08/19/2019

Giants’ Paul Perkins sending message to this regime The current Giants regime didn’t draft Paul Perkins. It wasn’t around when he became the team’s starting running back two years ago or flashed potential as a rookie the season before. So, consider Friday night, when Perkins amassed 65 yards of offens...
12:26, 08/19/2019

On Ketogenic Diet? Say No To Carbs On Cheat Days! Try These 5 Keto-Friendly Recipes At Home No matter whichever diet you follow, one always looks forward to 'cheat days', which happens to be a common fixture in most diets. But wait, you may have to be careful on your cheat days as well....
12:26, 08/19/2019

Britain's Prince Andrew denies any involvement in Epstein sex scandal Britain's Prince Andrew rejected any suggestion that he participated in the alleged sex crimes which U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein was accused of, Buckingham Palace said in a statement....
12:52, 08/19/2019

Merkel meets Orban in Hungary to commemorate 'Pan-European Picnic' The two leaders have met as part of the commemorations of the symbolic event that led to an exodus of East Germans to the West. Merkel thanked Hungary for its role in bringing down the Iron Curtain....
13:13, 08/19/2019

Iranian Tanker Heads to Greece After Leaving Gibraltar The Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar was sailing to Greece, according to ship-tracking data, as Tehran warned the U.S. against targeting the vessel after a last-minute attempt to seize it in the British overseas territory....
13:39, 08/19/2019

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

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

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

County lines drug dealer from London fights deportation to Portugal A convicted "county lines" drug dealer from London is fighting deportation — claiming he should have a chance to rebuild his life in the country of his birth....
13:39, 08/19/2019

China lashes out at Taiwan for offering asylum to Hong Kong democracy protesters Taiwan lacks a formal legal mechanism for assessing and granting asylum requests, although it has granted residency to several vocal opponents of the Chinese government....
14:00, 08/19/2019

Pols, residents demand city move trash trucks lining Manhattan block Move it! Politicians and residents lined up Sunday to demand the Sanitation Department find a new home for the trash trucks it has been parking on a residential stretch of the East Village for nearly a year — despite Mayor Bill de Blasio’s prom...
14:00, 08/19/2019

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

Jets coach Adam Gase takes blame for Avery Williamson's season-ending injury: 'It's on me' It's rare for a NFL coach to publicly admit a mistake. But Jets coach Adam Gase did just that Sunday after linebacker Avery Williamson went down.       ...
14:00, 08/19/2019

5G battle hots up as EE lodges complaint over Three UK advert Advertising Standards Authority to investigate whether claims breach codeThe first hostilities have broken out among telecoms rivals over who offers the best 5G to customers, with EE seeking an advertising ban against claims by Three UK that it offer...
14:52, 08/19/2019

U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross downplays fears of recession U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday added to a chorus of presidential officials downplaying concerns over a looming recession after the U.S. Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted last week for the first time in 12 years....
14:52, 08/19/2019

Target's new Good & Gather brand will arrive in stores Sept. 15 Target's Good & Gather will have 2,000 products from dairy to produce, ready-made pastas and meats to granola bars and sparkling water.       ...
15:13, 08/19/2019

How to avoid getting sued in your Oracle-to-the-cloud migration Oracle's reputation for aggressive use of audits to push customers to their own cloud services makes the prospect of an Oracle-to-AWS migration look turbulent, but it doesn't have to be....
15:13, 08/19/2019

Pot Industry Underestimates Old-School Dealers Traditional drug dealers are still formidable competitors in states where cannabis is legal. Governments planning for huge tax windfalls and investors expecting rapid market-share gains have to adjust to a slower burn....
15:13, 08/19/2019

Kate Upton Slams "Snoozefest" Victoria's Secret Fashion Show For Lack of Body Inclusivity Every body is a perfect runway body, just ask Kate Upton. During an appearance on Sunday's Watch What Happens Live, the supermodel weighed in on news that the Victoria's Secret......
15:13, 08/19/2019

Nicholas Ioannou: ‘I’d love to play in front of a full house at Old Trafford’ The Apoel Nicosia defender, whose side face Ajax in the Champions League on Tuesday, dreams of returning to Manchester United, where he was reserve-team captainNicholas Ioannou’s name gives away his nationality but the moment he opens his mouth, allo...
16:00, 08/19/2019

Jack Whitaker, Hall of Fame sports broadcaster, dies at 95 Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat's Triple Crown to short essays from major sporting events, died Sunday morning, CBS reported....
16:26, 08/19/2019

Nintendo Says That Rumored Switch Exchange Deal Doesn't Exist So you know all those reports earlier this week about a Nintendo Switch exchange program? Yeah, turns out it was all a bunch of crap. The Verge published an official statement from a Nintendo rep on Saturday debunking the deal. Read more......
16:26, 08/19/2019

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

| Suicide bombing | Australia's most wanted: WATCH the top world news videos for today Suicide bombing at a wedding in Kabul kills more than 60 people | Fugitive Jonathan Dick caught in Melbourne; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
16:26, 08/19/2019

Iran warns US against fresh bid to seize tanker as it heads for Greece An Iranian supertanker that was seized on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria was today heading east through the Mediterranean, reportedly on its way to Greece after being released by Gibraltar....
16:26, 08/19/2019

Pope expected to make Thailand visit in November: sources Pope Francis is expected to make an official trip to Thailand in November ahead of an already announced visit to Japan, becoming the first pontiff in nearly four decades to go to either country, Vatican sources say....
17:13, 08/19/2019

Polish opposition unites in bid to wrest Senate from ruling nationalists Polish opposition parties have joined forces to try to win a majority in the upper house of parliament, the Senate, in parliamentary elections on Oct. 13, as they struggle to oust the ruling nationalist Law and Justice party (PiS) from power....
17:13, 08/19/2019

Global network's nuclear sensors in Russia went offline after mystery blast The operator of a global network of radioactivity sensors said on Monday its two Russian sites closest to a mysterious explosion on Aug. 8 went offline two days after the blast, raising concern about possible tampering by Russia....
17:13, 08/19/2019

Barcelona misfit Coutinho joins Bayern on loan "Philippe Coutinho has joined Bayern Munich on loan from Barcelona, just 19 months after moving to Camp Nou from Liverpool for a fee of up to £142 million."...
17:13, 08/19/2019

No easy fix to Palace's scoring woes, says Hodgson "Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson says he does not have a \"magic wand\" to fix his side\u0027s scoring problems after they failed to find the back of the net in their second Premier League game of the season."...
17:13, 08/19/2019

Anderson left out as England name unchanged squad for third test "Aug 19 (Reuters) - England have named an unchanged 12-man squad for the third Ashes test against Australia starting on Thursday, with recovering seamer James Anderson set to play for Lancashire\u0027s second XI to step up his rehabilitation."...
17:13, 08/19/2019

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein claims despite video of royal leaving Manhattan mansion in 2010 Britain's Prince Andrew on Monday tried to bat back renewed scrutiny of his longtime friendship with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, despite new video showing the royal at the disgraced financier's Manhattan mansion in 2010 -- two years after...
17:13, 08/19/2019

Wall St. rallies on stimulus cheer, Apple leads tech gains U.S. stocks surged on Monday on growing hopes that major economies would act to stymie the slowing economic effects of escalating global trade tensions, while technology stocks rose led by a nearly 3% gain in Apple's shares....
17:39, 08/19/2019

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

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

Commerce Department gives Huawei 90 day extension to buy from US suppliers US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday the US government will extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from US companies so that it can service existing customers, even as nearly 50 of its...
17:39, 08/19/2019

Watch: Kate Upton says 'every woman needs to be represented' in Victoria's Secret show Kate Upton detailed her issues with the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on "Watch What Happens Live," stating that it needs to be more inclusive....
18:00, 08/19/2019

The 10 college football coaches with the hottest of hot seats entering the season Job security as a college football coach is one year away from changing. A look at the 10 coaches on the hot seat entering the season.       ...
18:00, 08/19/2019