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Papa John's dismisses KPMG as its auditor, hires EY

Papa John's International Inc said on Friday it dismissed KPMG LLP as its financial auditor after the accounting firm pointed out that the pizza chain did not m...

Papa John's dismisses KPMG as its auditor, hires EY

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UPDATE 2-Papa John's dismisses KPMG as its auditor, hires EY Papa John's International Inc said on Friday it dismissed KPMG LLP as its financial auditor and appointed Ernst & Young LLP, which served as its bookkeeper from 1990 to 2017, to handle its accounts for the fiscal year ending December 2019, according ...
07:39, 06/15/2019

Papa John's drops KPMG as its auditor, hires EY Papa John's International Inc has appointed Ernst & Young LLP as its auditor for fiscal year ending December 2019 after dropping KPMG LLP, the company said in a regulatory filing on Friday....
23:26, 06/14/2019

Johns Hopkins to offer school leaders safety programming BALTIMORE (AP) — A new Johns Hopkins University initiative will offer short courses to principals and other school leaders as part of a push to create standards around school safety. Topics including student mental health and security technology will...
16:13, 05/06/2019

Geoff Johns reckons with his DC Comics legacy in Doomsday Clock #10 What is the point of Doomsday Clock? It can be read as a treatise on hope and optimism overcoming despair and darkness in the superhero genre, but it really leans into the despair and darkness in the execution. If it’s supposed to pave a path for the...
18:26, 06/08/2019

Judge seals videos of Robert Kraft and other johns in prostitution bust The secretly recorded videos of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other accused johns at a Florida day spa will be kept under wraps — at least for now. Palm Beach County Judge Joseph Marx filed an order Wednesday to seal more than 100 hours...
21:52, 05/09/2019

Johns Hopkins Calls in the Cops to Break Up Student Occupation and Arrest Protesters Since April 3, students and community members at Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University have been protesting the university’s state-approved plans to build a private police force, as well as John Hopkins’ contracts with ICE, with a sit-in at the univer...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Johns Hopkins hospital sued poor and African American patients, study shows Baltimore hospital filed 2,400 lawsuits often against poor and black patients for unpaid medical bills between 2009 and 2018Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, filed more than 2,000 lawsuits often against poor and African American patients...
22:00, 05/15/2019

KPMG to Pay as Much as $50 Million to Settle SEC Probe KPMG is preparing to pay as much as $50 million to settle civil claims related to the conduct of former partners who learned which of their audits would be subject to surprise regulatory examinations....
03:52, 06/14/2019

Ernst & Young Quits as Auditor for Chinese Bank The firm’s resignation adds to concerns about the health of the China’s regional banks following a government takeover of a troubled small bank last month....
15:39, 06/03/2019

Censured BHS auditor takes luxury property role The auditor censured after signing off BHS's accounts prior to its controversial sale by Sir Philip Green has emerged as the finance chief of a luxury real estate start-up involving some of the City's leading figures....
19:13, 05/17/2019

KPMG fined £4m for Co-op Bank audit in 2009 "Big four" auditor KPMG has been handed a £4m fine and one of its partners sanctioned in relation to its scrutiny of the Co-operative Bank's accounts in 2009....
13:39, 05/08/2019

India's Reliance Capital rejects PwC's observations after auditor quits Reliance Capital said on Thursday the observations of global audit firm PwC about its fiscal accounts were "completely baseless and unjustified", after PwC in a surprise move resigned earlier this week as the auditor of the non-banking financial comp...
13:39, 06/13/2019

Papa John’s: 1Q Earnings Snapshot LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ Papa John’s International Inc. (PZZA) on Tuesday reported a first-quarter loss of $1.7 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Louisville, Kentucky-based company said it had a loss of 12 c...
00:52, 05/08/2019

KPMG to pay $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLC has agreed to pay a $50 million penalty over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said...
17:52, 06/17/2019

India's Reliance Capital calls auditor's observations 'baseless and unjustified' Reliance Capital Ltd said on Thursday the observations of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) about its fiscal accounts were "completely baseless and unjustified", a day after the auditor withdrew from assessing the shadow bank's fiscal year 2018/19 account...
08:00, 06/13/2019

EPA rejects auditor’s call to recoup $124,000 in travel costs from ex-boss Pruitt Months after he resigned as administrator of the EPA over concerns about his business and first-class travel, a watchdog has recommended that the agency consider recovering $124,000 in extra costs — likely from Scott Pruitt himself....
21:26, 05/16/2019

KPMG fined $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLP has agreed to pay a $50 million fine over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monda...
19:52, 06/17/2019

KPMG Agrees to Pay $50 Million Penalty Tied to Misconduct Allegations KPMG has agreed to pay the SEC a $50 million fine related to allegations that former employees got an unlawful sneak peek at regulators’ plans to inspect its work and auditors at the firm cheated on internal training exams....
18:39, 06/17/2019

5 years after Moncton killings, RCMP not prepared to respond to active shooter: auditor The auditor said the national police force has mismanaged the purchase, distribution and ongoing maintenance of semi-automatic rifles known as carbines....
21:52, 05/07/2019

Papa John's International Swings to Quarterly Loss Papa John’s International Inc. swung to a loss in the latest period largely tied to legal costs and financial assistance to North American franchisees....
01:00, 05/08/2019

Papa John's to invest $80 million in marketing, U.S. franchisees Papa John's International Inc said on Wednesday it would spend $80 million to boost its brand image and support its franchisees in the United States from the third quarter of fiscal year 2019....
23:13, 06/19/2019

India seeks bans for Deloitte, KPMG arm for alleged auditing lapses India is seeking to ban Deloitte Haskins Sells and KPMG affiliate BSR & Associates for five years, alleging lapses in their audits of a unit of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), which the government took control of last year....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Canadian immigration system ‘not equipped’ to handle influx of irregular migrants: auditor general The spring report by the auditor general found the Canadian immigration system has not been able to handle the spike in claims made by an influx of irregular migrants....
21:52, 05/07/2019

Police arrest Johns Hopkins’ protesters of private police BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have arrested protesters at Johns Hopkins University where students have been staging a sit-in for more than a month to stop the university’s plans to create a private police force. The Baltimore Sun reports po...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Papa John's founder explores pizza chain stake sale Papa John International Inc's founder John Schnatter is in talks with financial advisers for a possible sale of his stake in the company, a regulatory filing showed on Monday....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Papa John's will spend additional $80 million on franchisee relief and marketing Papa John's said Wednesday that the company will invest an additional $80 million in its domestic franchisees and marketing, as the pizza chain's struggles put pressure on its operators....
23:52, 06/19/2019

Hannah Green, Ariya Jutanugarn set for Sunday duel at KPMG Women's PGA Championship Hannah Green takes a one-shot lead over former No. 1 Ariya Jutanugarn into Sunday of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.        ...
07:39, 06/23/2019

Hannah Green wins KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, becomes third Aussie to win an LPGA major Longshot Hannah Green led wire-to-wire to become the third Australian to win an LPGA major, joining Karrie Webb and Jan Stephenson.        ...
03:13, 06/24/2019

Papa John's swings to a loss as fallout from spat with founder weighs on profits Papa John's reported first-quarter net loss of $3.80 million, or 12 cents per share, down from a net income of $17.4 million, or 52 cents per share, a year earlier....
03:00, 05/08/2019

Aiding 'organized crime': India alleges 22 audit violations by Deloitte, KPMG arm in fraud case India detected at least 22 violations of auditing standards by Deloitte Haskins & Sells and a KPMG affiliate while investigating a fraud at a financial company, leading it to seek a five-year ban on the auditors, according to government legal filings...
17:13, 06/13/2019

Australian Hannah Green battles elements to take early KPMG Women's PGA Championship lead The weather got nasty at Hazeltine National on Thursday, but Green soldiered through to card a 4-under 68 and lead the opening round.        ...
05:00, 06/21/2019

Boston chain Papa Gino’s helping Bruins fans cope with free pizza One Boston-area chain is stepping up to help the city remember how to get over that losing feeling. A day after the Bruins fell to the St. Louis Blues in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final — denying Boston its 13th pro sports title since the turn ...
08:00, 06/14/2019

Shaq putting his signature style on Atlanta-based Papa John's franchise locations Shaquille O’Neal is putting his signature and footprints on his nine new Atlanta-based Papa John's locations. Plus, photos of Shaq over the years.       ...
16:26, 06/17/2019

Brazilian court freezes $15 mln of Brazilian subsidiary of auditor TUV SUD A Brazilian court ruled on Wednesday that 60 million reais ($15 million) of German auditor TÜV SÜD's assets be frozen and used to help pay for reparations to families affected by a deadly dam burst....
22:39, 05/15/2019

John Schnatter exploring sale of his shares in Papa John's, according to SEC filing Schnatter, founder of the Louisville, Kentucky-based pizza chain, is considering a sale of his nearly 31% stake, according to an SEC filing.        ...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Papa John's founder John Schnatter is thinking about selling his stake in the pizza chain Schnatter has solicited the advice of financial advisors about selling all or part of his 31% stake in the pizza chain, according to an SEC filing from Monday....
14:13, 05/07/2019

"Modi Modi, Yes Papa...": RJD Jabs PM With Iconic Nursery Rhyme Bihar politician Lalu Yadav's party took on Prime minister Narendra Modi and his government today with a spin on an iconic nursery rhyme that almost most children in the country will know of....
13:26, 05/08/2019

Jets’ new GM set to make three key hires The front office staff of new Jets general manager Joe Douglas is coming into focus. ESPN reported the Jets are hiring Colts vice president of player personnel Rex Hogan as assistant general manager. The NFL Network also reported Douglas is set to hi...
07:13, 06/19/2019

Paper plans hires from new acquisition; number not yet known NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The publisher of The New Orleans Advocate says workers have begun adding desks to its newsroom and advertising area in anticipation of hiring staffers from the recently purchased Times-Picayune. Publisher Dan Shea says The Advocate...
01:26, 05/07/2019

Indiegogo hires Reddit’s Andy Yang as new CEO Indiegogo has a new chief. Andy Yang will take over for outgoing CEO David Mandelbrot who is stepping down. According to sources close to the company, several other Indiegogo employees are also leaving. Indiegogo has yet to confirm this claim or sta...
16:26, 05/23/2019

Lyft hires ex-Google engineer to be its new head of AI Lyft announced today that it is hiring Tal Shaked, an engineer who previously worked at Google, to serve as its first-ever head of machine learning and artificial intelligence. According to the company, Shaked will largely be focusing on improving te...
22:13, 05/01/2019

Drugmaker Sanofi hires Hudson from Novartis as CEO Sanofi has poached Paul Hudson from Novartis to replace Chief Executive Olivier Brandicourt who will retire in September, France's biggest drugmaker said on Friday, helping send its shares almost 5 percent higher....
18:00, 06/07/2019

Hamburger SV hires Dieter Hecking as coach HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Hamburger SV has appointed former Borussia Mönchengladbach and Wolfsburg coach Dieter Hecking to lead the club back into the Bundesliga. Hamburg says Hecking will be presented on Wednesday. The club did not give the length of ...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war Iran's top diplomat on Saturday dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region, saying Tehran did not want a conflict and that no country had the "illusion it can confront Iran", the state news agency IRNA reported....
18:13, 05/18/2019

UGA dismisses WR Holloman after 2018 incident Wide receiver Jeremiah Holloman has been dismissed from the Georgia football team after he admitted to police that he punched his then-girlfriend during an incident in 2018....
02:52, 06/22/2019

Merkel dismisses speculation she could move to big EU job Germany's Angela Merkel reaffirmed on Thursday that she would leave politics after serving out her fourth term as chancellor, dismissing speculation that she could take a big European Union job in Brussels....
16:39, 05/16/2019

Shaq-eroni anyone? Shaq's first Papa John's location is open with some signature features NBA Hall of Famer and restaurateur Shaquille O’Neal’s first remodeled Papa John’s location is now open at Georgia Tech University.       ...
16:26, 06/17/2019

St. John’s Hires Mike Anderson as New Men’s Basketball Coach The former Arkansas coach, taking over for Chris Mullin, said he wanted the Red Storm to be a team that opponents “don’t know what we’re going to do.”...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Sevilla hires former Spain coach Julen Lopetegui MADRID (AP) — Sevilla says it has reached a deal to hire former Spain coach Julen Lopetegui for the next three seasons. It will be Lopetegui’s first coaching job since being fired by Real Madrid last year, shortly after being fired by SpainR...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Velodyne Lidar hires bankers for an IPO: Business Insider Autonomous vehicle technology company Velodyne Lidar has hired bankers for an initial public offering, Business Insider reported on Saturday, citing sources familiar with the process....
02:13, 06/23/2019

US Senator Hires Several Indian-Americans For His 2020 Presidential Bid US Senator Cory Booker has hired over a dozen Asian American Pacific Islanders, mostly Indian-Americans, for his 2020 presidential campaign which is said to be the largest among the Democratic......
03:52, 06/01/2019

Walmart Hires Global Tech Chief to Vie With Amazon Walmart is hiring Suresh Kumar, a former executive from Amazon and Google, to lead global technology, creating a new senior role as the world’s biggest retailer ramps up its efforts to take on Amazon....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Nissan hires former Ford design executive Woodhouse As VP of Nissan Design America, David Woodhouse will lead Nissan and Infiniti design activities. The hiring marks a reversal for the automaker, which has been coping with a talent drain. ...
23:52, 06/12/2019

Marseille hires Andre Villas-Boas as coach MARSEILLE, France (AP) — French club Marseille has hired Andre Villas-Boas as coach, hoping he can turn the former European champion into a contender again. The 1993 European Cup-winning club, which is owned by former Los Angeles Dodger owner Frank M...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Velodyne Lidar hires bankers for an IPO - Business Insider Autonomous vehicle technology company Velodyne Lidar has hired bankers for an initial public offering, Business Insider reported https://www.businessinsider.com/velodyne-lidar-has-hired-bankers-for-an-ipo-2019-6 on Saturday, citing sources familiar w...
02:52, 06/23/2019

Fulham hires Parker as fulltime manager despite relegation Fulham hired Scott Parker as its fulltime manager, keeping faith with its former captain even though he failed to keep the team in the Premier League in a three-month interim tenure        ...
20:13, 05/10/2019

Hertha Berlin hires Ante Covic as coach Hertha Berlin is putting its faith in under-23 coach Ante Covic to take charge as Pal Dardai's replacement for next season        ...
14:13, 05/12/2019

Judge Dismisses VIX Manipulation Litigation Against Cboe A federal judge dismissed a case against Cboe Global Markets that accused the exchange-operator of benefiting from manipulation of products based on the widely watched Cboe Volatility Index....
18:13, 05/30/2019

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report claiming she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t up to leading the country. Merkel handed over the leadership of her Christian Democratic Union to Ann...
12:39, 05/29/2019

Trump dismisses reports of NKorean executions President Donald Trump is dismissing reports that a former North Korean negotiator in the nuclear talks has been executed, reportedly over North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's unsuccessful summit with the president in February. (June 5)  ...
00:00, 06/06/2019

| Koepka dismisses US Open player complaints Brooks Koepka shrugged off complaints about the setup for next week's US Open as he returns to golf for his first time since winning the PGA Championship....
22:26, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 2-Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war Iran's top diplomat dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region at a time of escalating confrontation with the United States, saying Tehran did not want conflict and no country had the "illusion it can confront Iran"....
06:26, 05/19/2019

European Tour hires Scudamore to boost Ryder Cup revenue: FT The European Tour has hired former Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore to help boost revenue from the Ryder Cup, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
13:13, 06/20/2019

Washington State hires Brian Green as baseball coach PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State has hired Brian Green as its new baseball coach. Green comes to Pullman after five seasons as coach at New Mexico State, where he led the Aggies to the 2019 Western Athletic Conference regular-season championshi...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Texas high school hires former Baylor coach Art Briles Art Briles, the former Baylor football coach fired three years ago after an investigation found the school had mishandled allegations of sexual misconduct and violence, has been hired to lead an East Texas high school program. Mount Vernon Superinten...
02:13, 05/25/2019

Libyan National Army led by Hifter hires US lobbying firm WASHINGTON (AP) — The self-styled Libyan National Army led by Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter has hired a lobbying firm to assist it in forging better relations with the U.S. government. A foreign agent registration posted Tuesday on the Justice Departm...
21:39, 05/21/2019

Great-grandmother arrested at Disney with CBD oil hires lawyer Ben Crump Hester Burkhalter, 69, plans to sue Disney World and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office after she was arrested at a Disney World security checkpoint in April when guards found CBD oil in her purse. The great-grandmother, who used CBD oil to treat her...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Quantic Dream hires exec to round up third-party developers Quantic Dream has hired game veteran Sebastien Motte to help run third-party development relations as the company expands beyond PlayStation.Read More...
20:39, 06/02/2019

Kentucky city hires consultant to find recycling solutions LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky city has hired a consultant to try to find solutions for its recycling program. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Lexington stopped recycling all paper products last month. Then the recycling center was closed for a...
11:13, 06/24/2019

Sixense hires HTC Vive’s Joel Breton to run VR and AR content studio Sixense has hired HTC Vive's Joel Breton to run VR and AR content studio, dubbed Sixense Studios, as the company expands its software reach.Read More...
21:52, 05/21/2019

Army hires Mike Buddie as athletic director from Furman WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army has hired Mike Buddie as its athletic director. The U.S. Military Academy announced Thursday that Buddie, who comes from Furman, will replace Boo Corrigan. At Furman, Buddie negotiated a multiyear partnership with Nike, p...
18:39, 05/30/2019

Cboe Expands Market Data Sales Team with Key Hires LONDON – 1 May 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the expansion of its Market Data Services team with two key appointments in its London office....
19:26, 05/01/2019

DOE’s Carranza hires Disney exec as ‘chief experience officer’ Maybe he’ll turn New York’s schools into a Magic Kingdom. Schools chancellor Richard Carranza has hired a longtime Walt Disney World executive as the Dept. of Education’s first-ever “chief experience officer,” the Post has learned. “It is a new role ...
06:13, 06/16/2019

European Tour hires Scudamore to boost Ryder Cup revenue The European Tour has hired former Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore to help boost revenue from the Ryder Cup, the governing body announced on Thursday....
14:00, 06/20/2019

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR The Botswanan government has enlisted a public relations firm with deep ties to Hollywood to push back against the bad publicity generated by the southern African nation’s decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting...
21:26, 05/24/2019

Stuttgart hires Holstein Kiel coach Walter for next season STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Stuttgart has hired Holstein Kiel coach Tim Walter to take over for next season. Stuttgart, which faces a playoff to stay in the Bundesliga, says the 43-year-old Walter signed a contract through June 2021 after agreeing to j...
14:13, 05/20/2019

Boston museum hires firm to investigate racism reports Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has hired an outside law firm to investigate reports that a group of minority middle school students was subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last month...
20:39, 06/12/2019

Scotland hires Steve Clarke as national team coach The Scottish soccer association says it has hired Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke to coach the country's national team        ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Roma hires coach Paulo Fonseca from Shakhtar Donetsk ROME (AP) — Roma has hired Paulo Fonseca as coach from Shakhtar Donetsk to try leading the club back into the Champions League. Roma says the Portuguese coach signed a two-year contract, with an option for a third year. The club’...
11:00, 06/11/2019

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
13:52, 05/21/2019

Former Trump adviser Flynn hires Mueller critic as lawyer Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired Sidney Powell, a fierce critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, as his new attorney, Powell's office said in a statement....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Spanish club Alaves hires Garitano as coach for next season MADRID (AP) — Spanish club Alaves has hired former Leganes coach Asier Garitano for next season. Garitano is replacing Abelardo Fernández, who announced Monday he was resigning after leading the modest Basque Country team to an 11th-place finish in t...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Iowa hires Billy Taylor as assistant basketball coach Iowa has hired former Lehigh and Ball State head coach Billy Taylor to be an assistant on Fran McCaffery's staff        ...
19:52, 05/22/2019

UCLA hires Michael Lewis as assistant basketball coach LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA coach Mick Cronin has hired Michael Lewis as an assistant on his new staff. Lewis spent the last three seasons in the same role at Nebraska, where he worked as the program’s offensive coordinator and helped develop the t...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Dominican Republic hires ‘crisis management’ amid PR nightmares Dominican Republic authorities are working with “crisis management” specialists over a double-whammy of a public relations nightmare — the mysterious deaths of tourists and the shooting of baseball legend David Ortiz, according to a...
16:39, 06/12/2019

Rutgers hires Melissa Lehman as women’s lacrosse coach PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has chosen Penn assistant coach Melissa Lehman to take over the women’s lacrosse program. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced the hiring Monday. Lehman replaces Laura Brand-Sias, who stepped down after 17 seaso...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Djokovic dismisses Zverev before turning sights to posterity Despite sending mighty serves crashing down from a great height, world number five Alexander Zverev could offer only momentary resistance to Novak Djokovic on Thursday, as the top seed barged into the French Open semi-finals in straight sets....
04:52, 06/07/2019

'El Chapo' lawyer dismisses U.S. officials' escape fears A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman rejected prosecutors' claims that the Mexican drug lord may try to escape from the Manhattan jail where he awaits sentencing, and said he should be afforded regular exercise on the building's roof....
18:52, 06/03/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit over slain millionaire's residency A judge in New Hampshire dismissed a lawsuit Friday against a man relatives say killed his millionaire grandfather for inheritance money, saying the grandmother was not a resident of the state....
20:00, 05/10/2019

Jim Mallinder dismisses speculation he could become next England head coach • Mallinder will take charge of England against the Barbarians• Head coach Eddie Jones has a break clause in his contractJim Mallinder has moved to distance himself from the England head coach role after speculation that he could be a candidate if Ed...
00:13, 06/01/2019

Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections: newspaper An official from Russia's security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties in last month's European Union elections, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper reported on Sunday....
19:39, 06/16/2019

NC judge dismisses libel case against Project Veritas RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge is dismissing a lawsuit claiming a North Carolina woman was libeled by a conservative group that produces “sting” videos intended to embarrass liberal organizations and media outfits. U.S. District Jud...
19:00, 05/22/2019

McCarthy dismisses Amash impeachment comments: 'He wants to have attention' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy does not appear to be taking Rep. Justin Amash's recent tweets about President Trump very seriously, claiming that the Michigan Republican simply "wants to have attention," and questioning his GOP bona fides....
19:00, 05/19/2019

New York court dismisses whistleblower's libel suit against UBS A New York appeals court has dismissed a U.S. whistleblower's $20 million libel suit against Swiss bank UBS, his former employer, concluding that statements the Zurich-based bank made about him were......
00:13, 05/25/2019

E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board A spokesman for the agency’s administrator said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries the agency is supposed to regulate....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Libyan commander marching on Tripoli dismisses negotiations CAIRO (AP) — A Libyan commander whose forces are fighting to take the country’s capital of Tripoli from militias allied with a U.N.-backed government based there has dismissed an initiative by its prime minister for negotiations to end the cris...
13:26, 06/20/2019

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed that it was TMC members who were being targeted in......
06:39, 05/28/2019

Biden dismisses calls to apologize after segregationist comment Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Wednesday refused calls to apologize for his comments about segregationist senators, saying “there’s not a racist bone in my body.” Biden made the statement to reporters outside of a fund...
06:39, 06/20/2019

CAS dismisses Semenya's appeal over IAAF testosterone rules The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya against the introduction of regulations to restrict testosterone levels in female athletes....
14:26, 05/01/2019

Austrian president formally dismisses Kurz’s government VIENNA (AP) — Austria’s president has formally dissolved the country’s government the day after Chancellor Sebastian Kurz lost a no-confidence vote in parliament. President Alexander Van der Bellen on Tuesday then temporarily appointed th...
12:52, 05/28/2019

Bayer hires law firm to investigate Monsanto stakeholder file issue Bayer said on Sunday it was hiring an external law firm to investigate French media complaints that Monsanto, the U.S. seed maker it took over last year, had compiled a file of influential personalities....
17:13, 05/12/2019

Trafigura's Puma Energy hires BAML for asset sale - sources Puma Energy, the retail and storage arm of commodities trader Trafigura, has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) to run the sale of some of its assets, sources familiar with the matter said, in an effort to trim debt....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Jennifer Dulos’ estranged husband hires Alex Jones’ lawyer The estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos has hired a heavy-hitter new lawyer — who also reps Infowars founder Alex Jones. Lawyer Norm Pattis said he will be appearing with Fotis Dulos at the suspect’s next court date Tuesday in...
22:00, 06/09/2019

South Sudan hires U.S. lobbyists to help block war crimes court: contract South Sudan has hired U.S. lobbyists to help it reverse U.S. sanctions and stop the establishment of a court meant to prosecute war crimes, a document showed - a move rights groups said could undermine victims seeking justice....
21:52, 04/29/2019

Bahrain’s Investcorp hires Citi, JPMorgan for loan refinancing – sources Bahrain-based alternative investment manager Investcorp has mandated Citi and JPMorgan to coordinate the refinancing of a $400 million loan, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
15:39, 05/19/2019

KKR hires former Australian Prime Minister Turnbull as global senior advisor KKR & Co has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a global senior advisor, the global investment firm told Reuters on Friday....
09:26, 05/31/2019

San Francisco city hires adviser to explore potential acquisition of PG&E assets The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission said on Tuesday it has hired an adviser to explore the potential acquisition of PG&E Corp's distribution assets, sending shares of the power company up 2.6% at $18.37....
05:39, 06/05/2019

Michael Avenatti hires lawyer to defend him in federal fraud case A day after a federal judge rejected Michael Avenatti's request to be represented by a public defender, the embattled attorney announced Wednesday that he had hired his own private counsel....
01:26, 05/16/2019

FTI Consulting hires Colleen Hsia to advise clients on public affairs Global consulting company FTI Consulting Inc has hired financial services executive Colleen Hsia to advise clients on corporate reputation and public affairs among other matters, the company said on Tuesday....
12:26, 06/04/2019

Democrat Beto O'Rourke hires Obama adviser for 2020 U.S. presidential bid Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has hired Jeff Berman, one of the architects of Barack Obama's 2008 presidential victory, as a senior adviser, the campaign said on Thursday....
17:52, 05/09/2019

Canadian official dismisses suggestion to block Huawei CFO’s extradition Chrystia Freeland said move would set a dangerous precedent while Meng Wanzhou will challenge extradition requestCanada’s foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, has dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China’...
22:26, 06/13/2019

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar comments provoked a tongue-lashing in Beijing....
07:13, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections - newspaper An official from Russia's security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties in last month's European Union elections, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper reported on Sunday....
18:26, 06/16/2019

Judge dismisses tribe’s lawsuit in land-taking dispute HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge has dismissed all remaining claims in a lawsuit in which a Native American tribe alleged the state owed it more than $600 million for land seized from the tribe more than a century ago. Judge Thomas Moukawsh...
19:39, 05/23/2019

High court dismisses attempt to block Heathrow third runway Campaigners argued expansion plan was inconsistent with Paris climate agreementCampaigners fighting to stop the expansion of Heathrow have failed in their attempt to block the new runway in the high court.Five judicial reviews were challenging the le...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Amazon dismisses idea automation will eliminate all its warehouse jobs soon Amazon.com Inc dismissed the idea of running a fully automated warehouse in the near future, citing the superior cognitive ability of humans and the limitations of current technology....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Athletics: CAS dismisses Semenya appeal over IAAF testosterone regulations Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya has had an appeal dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to halt the introduction of regulations to limit testosterone in female athletes with differences in sexual development (DSDs)....
13:00, 05/01/2019

Trump dismisses UN request for FBI to investigate Jamal Khashoggi's murder President suggests it would jeopardise weapons sales to SaudisThe Guardian view on Jamal Khashoggi’s murderDonald Trump has dismissed a United Nations request for the FBI to investigate the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, suggesti...
22:26, 06/23/2019

Djokovic dismisses Zverev for semi-final spot in Paris Despite sending mighty serves crashing down from a great height, towering world number five Alexander Zverev could offer only momentary resistance to Novak Djokovic in Paris, as the top seed barged into the semi-finals of the French Open on Thursday ...
18:39, 06/06/2019

Trump dismisses attempt by ‘abuser’ Mexico to negotiate tariffs President Trump Sunday derided Mexico's effort to negotiate away his threat to impose 5% tariffs, calling the nation an "abuser" of the United States and declaring, "America has had enough."...
18:52, 06/02/2019

Credit Suisse CEO dismisses European bank mergers as 'solution' Mergers are not the best way to help Europe's banks deal with negative interest rates, Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam said in an interview published on Sunday....
11:39, 06/02/2019

EU dismisses Czech prime minister's criticism of subsidy audit Andrej Babis had told Czech lawmakers that an EU audit on subsidies to his private business was an attack on the Czech Republic. More than 100,000 people took to the streets on Tuesday calling on Babis to resign....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior....
11:39, 05/24/2019

Biden dismisses China's threat to US again despite backtracking on his earlier comments Former Vice President Joe Biden downplayed again the threat of China, saying the Chinese economy or its influence won’t overtake the U.S., reiterating his previous stance that China is not a competitor....
13:13, 05/14/2019

Gujarat BJP Says Exit Polls "As Expected", Congress Dismisses Claims Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday expressed confidence that the exit poll predictions on the Lok Sabha elections would be reflected in the actual results when they are announced on May 23,......
03:52, 05/20/2019

Judge Dismisses Sex Abuse Charges Against Lexington Barbecue Owner LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A judge has dismissed a charge of sex abuse against the owner of a Lexington barbecue restaurant after a jury found him not guilty on a related charge. Willie Talley Police arrested 55-year-old Willie Talley, owner of ...
21:39, 05/20/2019

MLB hires Trump-allied lobbying for guidance on 'trafficking' of Cuban baseball players Major League Baseball hired a Trump-allied lobbying firm "for guidance on finding a solution that ends the human trafficking of Cuban baseball players," according to a league spokesman....
09:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-San Francisco city hires adviser to explore potential acquisition of PG&E assets The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission said on Tuesday it has hired an adviser to explore the potential acquisition of PG&E Corp's distribution assets, sending shares of the power company up 2.6% at $18.37....
23:26, 06/04/2019

Oman hires banks for bond issue, deal could raise $2 billion – sources Oman has hired a group of international banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered for a planned bond issue which could go up to $2 billion in size, sources familiar with the matter said....
15:52, 05/20/2019

Flynn hires vocal Mueller team critic, after mysteriously firing attorneys Former national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired a vocal critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team to represent him in the criminal case against him after mysteriously firing his other attorneys last week....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Airbnb Hires Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt as Head of Global Diversity and Belonging On Wednesday, Airbnb took more steps towards diversity, inclusion and equity by announcing Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt as Head of Global Diversity and Belonging. Thomas-Hunt will serve on Airbnb’s Executive Team and take the helm for strategy and executio...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Toro Gold hires bank to explore sale as IPO plans shelved -sources West Africa-focused junior gold miner Toro Gold has hired boutique investment bank Raymond James to explore putting itself up for sale after shelving plans to list its shares in London, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
15:52, 06/07/2019

MOVES-BNP Paribas asset management arm hires Rob Gambi as global head of investments BNP Paribas Asset Management, the asset management arm of the French bank, on Tuesday named Rob Gambi as global head of investments, based in London....
18:26, 05/14/2019

Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez hires lawyer to defend him against possible discipline Luis Saez has hired well-known Louisville litigator Ann Oldfather to defend him if the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission tries to discipline him.        ...
00:39, 05/10/2019

Country star Kenny Rogers dismisses 'wild misinformation' about his health Country singer Kenny Rogers on Friday dismissed "wild misinformation and speculation" about his health and said he planned on "sticking around" for years to come....
23:26, 05/31/2019

Swiss supreme court dismisses Valcke's FIFA ban appeal The Swiss supreme court says it has rejected an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke against a 10-year ban from soccer for financial wrongdoing        ...
16:26, 05/31/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses 'imbecile' students as he faces biggest protests yet President calls students protesting against education cuts ‘useful idiots’ who are being steered by a minorityTens of thousands of students and teachers have protested across Brazil against sharp cuts to education enacted by Jair Bolsonaro’s administ...
11:52, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea To Review Decision On Kohinoor Diamond The Supreme Court has given the legal burial to a case which had sought judicial intervention to reclaim the 108-carat Kohinoor diamond from the United Kingdom....
21:39, 04/29/2019

Rep. Ro Khanna dismisses Barr's pushback on 'lying' accusations, says Mueller should testify Attorney General William Barr dismissed accusations he lied during his congressional hearing “laughable” in an exclusive Fox News interview, but at least one Democrat is already pushing back on the assertion....
19:52, 05/17/2019

Libya's Haftar rules out Tripoli ceasefire, dismisses U.N.-led talks: newspaper Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar has ruled out a ceasefire in the battle for Tripoli and accused the United Nations of seeking to partition Libya, according to an interview published by French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche....
13:52, 05/26/2019

Prakash Raj Dismisses Exit Poll Predictions, Calls It "Totally Bloated" Actor Prakash Raj, who is contesting as an independent candidate from Bengaluru Central Lok Sabha constituency, today dismissed the exit polls which projected a comfortable majority for the BJP-led......
08:00, 05/23/2019

Georgia dismisses top returning receiver Jeremiah Holloman after assault allegation Georgia has dismissed junior receiver Jeremiah Holloman from the football team after university police investigated an allegation that he punched and choked his girlfriend       ...
01:13, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon dismisses idea automation will eliminate all its warehouse jobs soon Amazon.com Inc dismissed the idea of running a fully automated warehouse in the near future, citing the superior cognitive ability of humans and limitations of current technology....
20:52, 05/01/2019

Jürgen Klopp keeps Liverpool upbeat about title and dismisses ‘curse’ talk • Liverpool manager denies past near misses are weighing heavily• ‘We can still have positive thoughts about the last game’Jürgen Klopp continues to look on the bright side after Liverpool’s 3-0 defeat in Barcelona, insisting there will be no hangove...
00:26, 05/04/2019

Mueller report: Trump dismisses 'Russian hoax' in call with Putin The report concluded that Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election was ‘sweeping and systematic’Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin discussed what Trump again dismissed as the “Russian hoax” in their first known phone call since th...
08:39, 05/04/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blake...
23:39, 06/11/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit claiming high prison temps are cruel BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge has conditionally dismissed a lawsuit that claimed three ailing death row inmates in Louisiana were being subjected to cruel and unusual punishment through high heat indexes. The Advocate reports attorneys for ...
10:52, 05/13/2019

Iran dismisses U.S. remarks that its naval mines likely used in UAE tanker attacks: Fars Iran's foreign ministry spokesman on Wednesday dismissed remarks by U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton that Iranian naval mines were likely used in attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month....
12:52, 05/29/2019

Elon Musk hires man behind 'absolute unit' sheep meme to run Tesla's social media Adam Koszary’s tweet of giant sheep went viral last yearMusk adopted image and description for his Twitter profileElon Musk has reportedly hired the man responsible for a viral tweet about a giant sheep to be Tesla’s social media manager. Related: Te...
21:00, 05/21/2019

MOVES-Moelis hires JP Morgan North America oilfield services head - statement Moelis & Co is hiring Richard Barker, the head of oilfield services in North America for JPMorgan Chase, to bolster its investment banking capabilities in the energy space, according to a company statement on Thursday....
17:39, 05/30/2019

Intel hires Xbox chip architect John Sell and Apple’s Manisha Pandya Intel has hired John Sell, the chief architect of next-generation console chips at Microsoft. Sell worked on the chips for the Xbox One, Xbox One X, and the upcoming Project Scarlet.Read More...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea To Advance Poll Timing In Lok Sabha Election The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking a direction to the Election Commission to advance poll timings to 5:30 am from 7 am for the seventh phase of Lok Sabha polls in view of searing......
13:52, 05/13/2019

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history of racial bias in selecting juries....
19:39, 06/21/2019

While Thousands March, President Trump Dismisses London Protests as ‘Fake News’ Thousands of protestors gathered in central London’s Trafalgar Square on Tuesday to show their anger over U.S. President Trump’s visit to the U.K. Meanwhile, Trump dismissed the protests as “fake news” during a press conferenc...
04:13, 06/05/2019

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extreme climate breakdowns is too little, too late, according to campaigners and the communities where poll...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Sudan's military council dismisses public prosecutor, appoints replacement: sources Sudan's military council on Thursday dismissed public prosecutor Alwaleed Sayed Ahmed Mahmoud and appointed Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah to succeed him, prosecution sources told Reuters....
15:13, 06/20/2019

Trump dismisses Biden's 2020 chances, knocks his 'mental capacity': 'Everybody knows he doesn't have it' President Trump dismissed Joe Biden's chances of becoming president in 2020, knocking the former vice president's "mental capacity" and hoping Sen. Elizabeth Warren emerges as the Democratic nominee....
18:39, 06/14/2019

Elizabeth Warren calls for Trump impeachment, dismisses McConnell's 'case closed' Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren D-MA took to the Senate floor to rebut Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s R-KY declaration of “case closed” on Tuesday in regards to the Russia probe....
20:52, 05/07/2019

"Nonsense": Elon Musk Dismisses Reports Of Toilet Paper Shortage In Tesla Elon Musk has dismissed media reports that claimed that his Electric Vehicle (EV) company Tesla has gone as far as the office washrooms to cut costs from....
11:39, 05/26/2019

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops....
23:13, 06/23/2019

Turkish diplomat describes physical and sexual abuse in detainment, Ankara dismisses as “baseless” A growing chorus of international bodies and human rights activists are calling on authorities to investigate allegations of horrific sexual, physical and psychological torture of Turkish diplomats while in custody....
22:52, 06/11/2019

McConnell dismisses report that his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, steered funds to Kentucky “You know, I was complaining to her just last night: 169 projects, and Kentucky got only five. I hope we’ll do a lot better next year,” McConnell told reporters Tuesday....
23:39, 06/11/2019

Yes, the South Side Can Have Nice Things: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit That Would Have Thrown Wrench in Obama Library Plans A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a group of environmentalists’ efforts to stop the Obama Presidential Center from being built inside a public park on Chicago’s South Side....
05:00, 06/12/2019

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo News....
05:52, 06/06/2019

‘The Simpsons’ song skewers upstate New York’s ‘decline’; Cuomo adviser dismisses jokes as ‘dumb cheap shots’ “The Simpsons” graced Upstate New York with a parody song of its own during Sunday night’s episode, mocking the area’s “decline” with jokes that a senior adviser to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo dismissed as “dumb cheap shots.”...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Condoleezza Rice dismisses NBC reporter’s claim that racism is worse under Trump: ‘Sure doesn’t feel worse’ Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made it clear that she doesn’t think racism in American has gotten “worse” under President Trump, calling the claim “hyperbole” on Thursday during an interview on NBC’s “Today” show....
22:52, 06/20/2019

Trump dismisses British protests as 'fake news' as thousands march against him in London Thousands of demonstrators Tuesday showed their discontent with President Donald Trump's state visit to Britain.        ...
17:26, 06/04/2019

North Carolina hires Princeton's Courtney Banghart to replace Syliva Hatchell as women's basketball coach Banghart replaces Sylvia Hatchell, a Hall of Fame coach who resigned April 18 after an external investigation.        ...
22:52, 04/30/2019

LaVar Ball dismisses his remark to ESPN's Molly Qerim: 'I meant no sexual intent' LaVar Ball dismissed any ill intent behind his words and essentially laughed off ESPN's Molly Qerim for taking offense to his remark.       ...
21:26, 06/23/2019

Sajid Javid dismisses Tory rival Boris Johnson as 'yesterday's news' as he makes bid for No10 Tory leadership contender Sajid Javid has dismissed rival Boris Johnson as "yesterday's news" as he positioned himself as a "new kind of leader" with a credible plan to deliver Brexit....
21:26, 06/12/2019

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

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03:13, 06/21/2019

Popular famous person Batman to get his own star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame We can now add “Beating the ever-loving crap out of murderclowns” to the things that can get a person a star on Hollywood’s well-known Walk Of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce announced that popular vigilante The Batman is among the recipients...
03:26, 06/21/2019

Potent Firefox 0-day used to install undetected backdoors on Macs Enlarge / The fox animoji. (credit: Samuel Axon) Hackers exploited a pair of potent zero-day vulnerabilities in Firefox to infect Mac users with a largely undetected backdoor, according to accounts pieced together from multiple people. Mozilla rele...
03:39, 06/21/2019

Apple asks to be left off list of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods Apple asked the Trump administration not to include its products in a list of proposed tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese-made goods Thursday, warning the tech company could lose its global competitive edge....
03:52, 06/21/2019

Watchdog group protests baptisms of student athletes at Alabama high school In a video of Alabama student athletes being baptized on school property, the members of a football team appear to be enthusiastic participants in the religious ritual....
03:52, 06/21/2019

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

StarCraft Gets An Official Cartoon Makeover Blizzard is going to release a graphics pack for Starcraft: Remastered that transforms the game, giving it the look of Carbot Animations’ Starcrafts series....
03:52, 06/21/2019

De Blasio says DOE official wrong for promoting pro-Carranza rally Mayor Bill de Blasio conceded Thursday that a top Department of Education official erred by urging underlings attend a political rally to support embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. De Blasio described DOE Community Affairs Director Sadye ...
03:52, 06/21/2019

Grand Central Station springs massive leak Grand Central became “Grand Falls” for Thursday commuters. Stunning video posted to Twitter shows water gushing from the ceiling at the terminal’s subway station during a rain shower. The clip shows a small mop bucket proving woeful...
03:52, 06/21/2019

United Airlines Suspends Newark-Mumbai Flights Over Iran Airspace Worries United Airlines said it had suspended flights from New Jersey's Newark airport to the Indian financial capital of Mumbai following a safety review after Iran shot down a high-altitude U.S.......
04:00, 06/21/2019

Controversies test appeal of Democrats Biden, Buttigieg to black voters At various stages of their presidential campaigns, Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg have each faced a central question: Can a Democratic Party that increasingly prizes diversity and progressivism support a moderate white man as the nominee?...
04:26, 06/21/2019

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
04:39, 06/21/2019

Grizzlies fill point guard void, select Ja Morant at No. 2 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Several years ago, the idea of Ja Morant being the No. 2 in the NBA draft by the Memphis Grizzlies wasn’t on anyone’s radar. On Thursday night, the unlikely scenario became a reality. “It was wow,” Morant...
04:39, 06/21/2019

NHL expands video review after calls missed in playoffs VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL is expanding its video review process to a format that would have had the potential to alter two notable missed calls during the playoffs — though the rule changes come at a price. The league’s general...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Magic pick Auburn’s Chuma Okeke No. 16 overall in NBA draft ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic have selected Auburn forward Chuma Okeke with the 16th pick of the NBA draft, adding a player they hope will bolster the team’s frontcourt depth. The Magic are coming off a 42-40 finish, the team’s f...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Green putts her way to the lead at Women’s PGA CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green of Australia couldn’t miss on the greens and holed a bunker shot late in her round at Hazeltine National for a 4-under 68 and a one-shot lead in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Green started with a 15-...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Man acquitted of manslaughter in Indiana road rage attack FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a man of involuntary manslaughter but convicted him of battery for beating another man who subsequently died of a heart attack during an apparent road rage attack in Indiana. The jury in Fort Wayne deliber...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Hawks pull off trade to land Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have added to their impressive young core by selecting wingman De’Andre Hunter from national champion Virginia with the No. 4 pick of the NBA draft. The selection was technically made by the Los Angeles Lakers a...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Indian-Origin Pioneer Of Islamic Movement In South Africa Dies At 81 Shawkat Ali Thokan, an Indian-origin man considered the pioneer of the Islamic movement in South Africa, died on Wednesday following a lengthy illness. He was 81....
04:39, 06/21/2019

Eddie Gallagher prosecutors have no intention of dropping murder charges Prosecutors have no intention of dropping murder charges against Special Warfare Chief Eddie Gallagher despite a confession from a witness, a spokesman for the military said Thursday....
04:39, 06/21/2019

Sheila E. still drumming up new music and hot collabs Sheila E. might be known for “The Glamorous Life,” but the star percussionist and singer has battled her share of setbacks — including physical injuries. “Last tour, I sprained my ankle and messed up my Achilles as well a year...
05:00, 06/21/2019

Putin Blames Sanctions, Energy Prices for Declining Incomes Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed international sanctions and falling energy prices for declining incomes that have led to a drop in living standards for average Russians and caused mounting social discontent....
05:00, 06/21/2019

ESPN trolls Knicks’ futility on its NBA draft broadcast ESPN and a former Nets executive had a little fun with the Knicks on draft night. Before the Knicks selected RJ Barrett with the third overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday night at Barclays Center, ESPN flashed former Nets assistant general manager...
05:13, 06/21/2019

2019 NHL Draft: Three storylines to watch in Vancouver It’s time to restock the cabinets. NHL teams will make their picks for their next generation at the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver when the first round kicks off on Friday, June 21. The Devils and Rangers hold the top two picks and will make Jack ...
05:13, 06/21/2019

Ebony and Jet magazines laying off remaining editorial staff Ebony and Jet magazines have been laying off their remaining editorial staff en masse after failing to make payroll last month — the latest in a long line of slights suffered by workers at the hands of the company’s private-equity owners. Axed employ...
05:26, 06/21/2019

Suspected Sacramento cop-killer had history of domestic violence The man accused of shooting and killing a rookie Sacramento, Calif., police officer Wednesday evening had been accused of domestic violence on several occasions, according to media reports. ...
05:52, 06/21/2019

Why Ja Morant said 'long live Trey' live on ESPN after getting selected No. 2 in NBA Draft Ja Morant said "long live Trey" at the end of his ESPN interview after the Grizzlies drafted him No. 2 overall on Thursday. Here's why.       ...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Nets select big men Kabengele from FSU, Claxton from Georgia The Nets took Florida State forward Mfiondu Kabengele with the No. 27 selection in the first round of the NBA draft Thursday night, and Georgia 7-footer Nic Claxton with the first pick of the second round       ...
06:00, 06/21/2019

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

Slack valued at over $20bn after going public When companies do decide to go public they often do so with an initial public offering (IPO) as the added help from Wall Street and the financial sector can help boost their valuation. However, Slack Technologies, the company behind the popular workp...
06:00, 06/21/2019

No, Using a Cellphone Isn't Causing You to Grow a Horn You might have heard recently, from publications like the Washington Post, NBC, and of course, Newsweek, that some people are growing a “horn” or a “spike” out of the back of their skull from using a smartphone too much.Read more......
06:00, 06/21/2019

I Reset the Dumb GE Smart Lightbulb I’ve spent most of my day thinking about the video going around describing the absurd, 12-part process that’s required to reset GE C-Life smart bulbs. So I bought some and performed the Sisyphean ritual myself.Read more......
06:00, 06/21/2019

Study Warns We Could Melt the Entire Greenland Ice Sheet if We Don't Change Course If you thought the heat wave-induced melting of half of Greenland’s surface last week was alarming, wait until you hear the long-term projections for its ice sheet.Read more......
06:00, 06/21/2019

New Zealand’s national coach suddenly resigns WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand national soccer coach Fritz Schmid has resigned unexpectedly after only 16 months in the job. In a statement Friday the Swiss national said he decided to resign after “careful reflection of my private ...
06:13, 06/21/2019

Thunder expected to add prep standout Darius Bazley OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City selected Brandon Clarke with the 21st overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday night but the Thunder were expected to send him to the Memphis Grizzlies as part of a three-team deal. Utah picked at No. 23 and chose for...
06:13, 06/21/2019

Georgia carries out 1,500th U.S. execution since penalty was reinstated Georgia on Thursday carried out the 1,500th execution in the United States since 1976, the year capital punishment was reinstated, by putting to death a man convicted of killing an off-duty prison guard in 1996....
06:26, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump’s Interview With TIME on 2020: Read the Transcript President Donald Trump sat down for an interview with TIME in the Oval Office on June 17 for a story on his re-election campaign. During the 57-minute conversation, he discussed his Democratic rivals, his unusual approach to the 2020 campaign and his...
06:26, 06/21/2019

Deflections give Haiti 2-0 win over Nicaragua Haiti were the fortuitous beneficiaries of two deflected first half goals then produced a solid second half defensive effort to beat Nicaragua 2-0 at the Gold Cup in Texas on Thursday....
06:26, 06/21/2019

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

Ecuador judge frees Swedish programer close to Assange; probe continues An Ecuadorean judge on Thursday ordered that a Swedish citizen and personal friend of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be freed, two months after he was detained for alleged participation in a hacking attempt on the government....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Merkel cautions EU leaders over choice of EU Commission chief German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Parliament when choosing the next head of the EU executive....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Sensex Falls Over 200 Points; Auto, Pharma Stocks Down: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Friday's session on a lower note amid a mixed trend in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 224.63 points to 39,377.00 and the NSE Nifty moved to......
07:13, 06/21/2019

Three sisters who all work as teachers in the state of Maine have decided to retire at the same time (WCSH) Three sisters, who all work as teachers in the state of Maine, have decided to retire at the same time. Cecile LaPlante, Theresa LaPlante and Sue Donovan will be retiring at the end of this school year after working in education for a combined...
07:39, 06/21/2019

"I Love Thee, China": North Korea Woos Xi Jinping In Lavish State Visit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of "serious and complicated" international affairs, was good for regional......
07:39, 06/21/2019

How Scammers Used Mask To Impersonate French Minister, Steal $90 Million French investigators are probing whether a conman who became known as the "Fake Chairman" for scamming banks out of millions of dollars by posing as a top-ranking executive gave himself a promotion -......
07:39, 06/21/2019

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

NASA gives the Mars 2020 rover its legs and wheels The Mars 2020 rover is looking more and more like an actual rover, now that there's only a year left before its target launch date. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers have installed the vehicle's starboard legs and six wheels (aka its...
08:52, 06/21/2019

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

Coping with crisis: how scientists are making an invasive crab a delicacy The little green invader gobbling shellfish and destroying habitats in the Gulf of Maine could finally have a predator – humansIn the salt marshes and estuaries of New England, the most dominant and fearsome predator is a voracious invader that grows...
09:26, 06/21/2019

Office Yoga: Simple Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk to Reduce Stress International Yoga Day: Office Yoga is a great way to shake off the tightness, de-stress and stay active while you're at work. It also leaves you feeling energised and focused. Here's a detailed......
09:52, 06/21/2019

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

Slain Sacramento officer remembered at graduation ceremony SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Newly minted Sacramento police officers have honored a rookie who was gunned down while helping a woman leave an abusive home. A moment of silence opened Thursday night’s graduation ceremony for nearly 60 police academ...
10:13, 06/21/2019

Ex-police officer to be resentenced on terrorism charge ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former police officer convicted in a sting operation of trying to help the Islamic State group by purchasing $200 in gift cards for them is scheduled to be resentenced. Nicholas Young of Fairfax, Virginia, was sentenced to 15...
10:13, 06/21/2019

Colorado shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts DENVER (AP) — A high school student charged in a classmate’s death during a Colorado school shooting told police that he planned the attack for weeks and intended to target classmates who repeatedly mocked his gender identity. Written summaries...
10:13, 06/21/2019

Discovery of Lead Sarcophagus Surprises Spanish Archaeologists Spanish archaeologists working in the downtown of Granada were going about routine excavations in a historic building in preparation for underground work at the site. They never expected to find this lead sarcophagus. ...
10:26, 06/21/2019

Disaster official: At least 30 dead in Indonesia fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province. Irwan Syahri, from the local disaster mitigation agency in La...
10:39, 06/21/2019

German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone....
11:00, 06/21/2019

Police: Road Rage Incident Led To Shots Being Fired LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – This morning a man is behind bars in Lexington after police say a road rage incident led to shots being fired. Trey Whitaker Blackburn, 19, is charged with first degree wanton endangerment after authorities say he fire...
11:00, 06/21/2019

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

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 to Keep Physical Volume, Power Buttons: Report In a last minute rejig, it seems as if the Galaxy Note 10 won't be losing its physical power and volume buttons. Bixby button is going for sure, though....
11:00, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Converge Outside Police Headquarters, Parliament Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong's police headquarters and blocked major roads Friday, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beijing leader and the release of anti-government......
11:00, 06/21/2019

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

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

Nirmala Sitharaman Holds Pre-Budget Meeting With State Finance Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman had earlier reviewed the state of the economy and discussed various budget-related suggestions and proposals at a meeting with financial sector regulators....
11:13, 06/21/2019

United States Has No Plans To Cap H-1B Work Visas: State Department There is no country-specific limit on the 85,000 H-1B work visas the United States issues every year, and an estimated 70 per centof them go to Indians....
11:13, 06/21/2019

How does your brain take out the trash? Until recently, no one knew how the brain removed waste. In 2013, the glymphatic system was discovered. Here, we discuss its role in health and disease....
11:13, 06/21/2019

Why Yankees decided to give struggling Aaron Hicks a day off Aaron Hicks wasn’t in Yankees manager Aaron Boone’s lineup Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with a physical problem for the switch-hitting center fielder who has been off the IL since May 14, but hasn’t found a groove at the plate. In 27 game...
11:26, 06/21/2019

Dodgers hold off Giants' rally in 9th for 9-8 victory Kyle Garlick, Austin Barnes and Joc Pederson each hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the San Francisco Giants 9-8       ...
11:52, 06/21/2019

Destiny 2 Xur Location, Exotic items Countdown: June 21 to 25 and Bungie Shadowkeep News WHERE IS XUR? The Destiny 2 exotic gear merchant returns selling more weapons and armour! But will he have anything worth spending those Legendary Shards on?...
11:52, 06/21/2019

Iran-U.S. tensions take the edge off world stocks rally World stocks fell on Friday, as worries about a threatened U.S. military strike against Iran and a global trade conflict took the edge off a central bank-induced rally from earlier in the week....
12:13, 06/21/2019

LIC Jeevan Shanti Plan: Premiums, Pensions, Other Benefits Here LIC Policy: Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India apart from offering term and endowment insurance plans is also offering pension plans. LIC Jeevan Shanti is one of the pension plans being offered......
12:39, 06/21/2019

Four reasons No. 1 NBA draft pick Zion Williamson won't win Rookie of the Year The New Orleans Pelicans have said they are building their team around Zion Williamson, but that comes with added pressure to perform.       ...
12:52, 06/21/2019

‘I Just Had to Do My Emotional Homework’: How a 30-Year-Old Wrote a Family Saga Claire Lombardo, whose debut novel “The Most Fun We Ever Had” follows a family shaken by secrets, talks about shifting from social work to fiction and how she wrote about what she doesn’t know....
12:52, 06/21/2019

UK junior foreign minister suspended after grappling with protester Mark Field has been suspended as a junior foreign minister pending an investigation after he grabbed a female demonstrator by the neck and pushed her when a climate-change protest interrupted a speech by Britain's finance minister....
13:00, 06/21/2019

‘It feels a bit surreal’ – meet Jay Tabb, the footballer who now rides horses The former Coventry and Reading player is training to work in racing and has a ride at the Cheltenham Festival in his sightsIt is 9.30am and Jay Tabb is shuffling around stall No 13 inside the horseshoe-shaped stable block at the Northern Racing Coll...
13:26, 06/21/2019

Summer with the kids … long and costly for parents, but also a joy | Emma Brockes The long US school holiday causes headaches for working parents but produces golden moments of childhoodThe state schools in New York break up for summer next week, giving kids almost 10 weeks of holiday. (The private schools have already been out fo...
13:26, 06/21/2019

Should I ignore the gut feelings telling me to break up with my boyfriend? He is the best partner I have had in many ways, so I don’t know why I feel this wayI am a 38-year-old woman and have been with my boyfriend, 32, for two years. I’ve swung between thinking we should break up, and convincing myself we can make it work ...
13:26, 06/21/2019

British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
14:13, 06/21/2019

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

Noelle Needham and Hayley Wickenheiser are smashing hockey's glass ceiling A former cow farmer who became the first woman hired as a full-time amateur scout and a Canadian women's hockey legend are helping shape draft strategy for the Toronto Maple Leafs....
14:52, 06/21/2019

Man Utd target Aaron Wan-Bissaka given taste of unforgiving world at Old Trafford If Aaron Wan-Bissaka wanted an insight into what life will be like at Manchester United, then he has had a taste this week of the unforgiving world he is about to enter....
14:52, 06/21/2019

Money-laundering watchdog to clamp down on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are set to be subjected to rules to prevent their abuse for money laundering, a global watchdog will announce on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
15:00, 06/21/2019

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

Jack White talks The Raconteurs’ ‘Help Us Stranger,’ phone-free shows and playing in Canada The former White Stripes frontman spoke with Global News about The Raconteurs' long-awaited global comeback and its highly-anticipated album, 'Help Us Stranger.'...
15:26, 06/21/2019

NBA Draft: Oregon's Bol Bol's slide ends after being picked No. 44 overall Oregon star center Bol Bol, a projected early pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, slid to the draft's second round before the Miami Heat selected him with the No. 44 pick....
15:39, 06/21/2019

Reliance Capital Redeems Commercial Paper Worth Rs 875 Crore The company also said that credit rating agency ICRA has revised the ratings on its short-term debt programme of Rs 950 crore to A4 on April 26, 2019....
15:52, 06/21/2019

Ghosn loses last alliance seat at Mitsubishi Motors Carlos Ghosn lost his last remaining board position at an automaker, as Mitsubishi Motors severed ties with the executive accused of financial misconduct....
15:52, 06/21/2019

Hoping the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 retains the headphone jack? You may be in luck Samsung is bucking the trend of many smartphone manufacturers, as it continues to include a headphone jack on its flagship handsets, and it could well do the same for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.We've already seen conflicting reports claiming Sam...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Canon announces 120MP sensor – but it's not quite what it seems Canon's next move in the mirrorless world continues to be subject to rampant speculation, with rumors of a high-resolution alternative to its EOS R and EOS RP models going nowhere. So official confirmation that the company has developed a 1...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Trump Stopped Strike on Iran Because It Was ‘Not Proportionate’ President Trump said “we were cocked and loaded to retaliate” after Iran struck an American drone, but he said the 150 predicted deaths was not a proportionate action....
16:26, 06/21/2019

Fred's closing another 49 stores this summer, see the list Discount retailer Fred's announced a third round of closings since April with 49 more stores to shutter. The combined closures represent 56% of chain.       ...
16:26, 06/21/2019

Baby boomers are making this huge financial mistake Many of today's baby boomers risk racking up loads of debt the next time a stretch of added expenses or unplanned bills fall in their lap.       ...
16:26, 06/21/2019

Jordan Bone's Draft Party Went From Tragic To Joyful In A Flash As this video of undrafted Fred VanVleet that made the rounds last night showed, there are at least some NBA draft parties that fizzle out before anyone can enjoy the ecstatic release they all came for, and it looked like Tennessee standout Jordan Bo...
16:26, 06/21/2019

Opinion: NBA should be embarrassed about wrong hats being worn at the draft With the trade not being recognized by the league, a number of players on Thursday night had to have their photos taken with wrong hats on.       ...
16:39, 06/21/2019

F1 leader Hamilton fastest in 1st practice for French GP Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton posts fastest time in the first practice session for the French Grand Prix       ...
16:39, 06/21/2019

Trump lodges another specious allegation against the New York Times Trump promoted a story about a New York Times reporter "flagging" information about Jared Kushner and Russians. It's clear he was merely asking for confirmation....
16:39, 06/21/2019

Some Miami Beach residents fed up with smelly seaweed MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — One of Florida’s most famous beaches has had an unwelcome guest for the past several years — smelly, brown seaweed — and now residents want something done about it. Some Miami Beach residents are so fed up with the seaw...
17:00, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Wisconsin governor bemoans lame-duck court loss MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision to uphold state laws introduced in a lame-duck session in December (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is bemoaning a state Supreme Court ruling in favor of Repu...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Naked man causes brief disruption at Detroit Metro airport ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a man took off more than his belt and shoes at a Detroit Metropolitan Airport security checkpoint, and that he got completely naked before trying to pass through a metal detector. The Wayne County Airport Authori...
17:00, 06/21/2019

US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago....
17:00, 06/21/2019

Sheriff: 15-year-old boy charged with killing 7-year-old ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff says a 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the death of a 7-year-old family member. Hardin County Sheriff John Ward told The News-Enterprise that officers responded to a call Thursday and took ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks down slightly after hitting record NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. The stock market is taking a breather Friday, a day after the S&P 500 index rose to a record high. The commodities and bond markets are also tame compared wi...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran but he stopped the attack after being told people would die WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran but he stopped the attack after being told people would die....
17:00, 06/21/2019

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

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

Trump reportedly cancels attack on Iran as US planes were in the air BACK FROM THE BRINK: Last night all signs pointed to an imminent U.S. military response to Iran’s shootdown of an unmanned American spy plane Thursday morning. While President Trump was cagey with reporters yesterday, suggesting that perhaps “somebod...
17:13, 06/21/2019

A Cursed Story About Jim Acosta Singing Christmas Carols With Sarah Huckabee Sanders As Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ time at the White House winds down, some reporters can’t wait to party with the soon-to-be former press secretary. CNN’s Jim Acosta, however, already has a weird party anecdote to share....
17:13, 06/21/2019

At least 30 dead in fire at home used as matchstick factory At least 30 people have been killed - including three children - in a fire at a house which was used as a matchstick factory in Indonesia's North Sumatra province....
17:39, 06/21/2019

Spain's Supreme Court sentences 'Wolf Pack' to 15 years in prison for rape Spain's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced five men accused of attacking a woman in Pamplona in 2016 to 15 years in prison each for rape, overturning a previous sentence which had convicted the men of a lesser charge of sexual assault....
17:39, 06/21/2019

Can Jeremy Hunt possibly beat Boris Johnson? Dirty tricks allegations are still reverberating around Westminster, after Michael Gove was knocked out of the leadership race by the knife-edge margin of just two votes....
17:39, 06/21/2019

Heavy rain turns Brooklyn park steps into a waterfall There’s one upside to the Big Apple’s summer solstice rainstorm: A temporary waterfall in Prospect Park! Heavy rain caused a stream several inches deep to gush down a staircase at Prospect Park Friday— creating a mini-Niagara falls-like scene. The do...
17:52, 06/21/2019

Andrew Weissmann, a Top Mueller Prosecutor, Has a Book Deal Mr. Weissmann appears to be the first prosecutor on the special counsel’s team to agree to write a book, though it is not clear how much he will reveal....
17:52, 06/21/2019

|Zimbabweleaderwantsnewcurrency,IMFloaninrevivalbid Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his finance chief want a new currency by March, would seek financing from the International Monetary Fund, and may even consider a Eurobond offering, as the struggling economy emerges from almost two decade...
17:52, 06/21/2019

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

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

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

Mozilla Fixes Two Major Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in Firefox Mozilla has released Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 as well as Firefox 67.0.4 and Firefox ESR 60.7.2 to patch the two recent zero-day vulnerabilities....
18:39, 06/21/2019

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

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

'Extinct' creatures found alive in rainforest Deep in the lush greenery of the Mosquitia rainforest in Honduras, bordered by steep ridges, lies an archeological site home to ancient ruins and an apparently thriving ecosystem....
19:00, 06/21/2019

See the Greatest BET Awards Looks Ever: From Lil' Kim's Colorful Bikini Ensemble to Beyoncé's Blinding Gown It's that time of year when celebs serve bawdy and face! The biggest and brightest stars will make their way to the 2019 BET Awards on Sunday, June 23. What's more? Fierce femmes......
19:00, 06/21/2019

UK Minister Suspended For Assaulting Activist Who Gatecrashed Event A minister in charge of India in the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) was suspended on Friday after footage showed him "grabbing" and forcibly ejecting a climate activist at a political......
19:26, 06/21/2019

Iran Defiant Over US Drone As Donald Trump Reportedly Calls Off Strikes Iran vowed Friday to defend its borders after downing a US drone it insisted had violated the country's airspace, as reports emerged that President Donald Trump had approved then called off......
19:26, 06/21/2019

Best touchscreen laptops 2019: the best touchsceen laptops we've tapped this year For better or worse, the touchscreen has completely changed the laptop scene. From more touch-friendly operating systems like Windows 10 and Chrome OS to the explosion of drawing apps, there are more reasons to have a touchscreen on the best laptops ...
19:26, 06/21/2019

The Netflix Release Of Neon Genesis Evangelion Is Missing Its Iconic Ending Theme All 26 episodes of legendary anime Neon Genesis Evangelion are now available for streaming on U.S. Netflix, but there’s something missing. The end credits theme, Claire Littley’s beautiful version of “Fly Me to the Moon”, has been replaced. That’s di...
19:26, 06/21/2019

What Tetsuya Nomura Actually Said About Tifa's Breasts In The Final Fantasy 7 Remake This past Wednesday, like every Wednesday, summaries of the leaked Weekly Famitsu appeared online in Japanese. The magazine doesn’t go on sale until Thursday, and this week’s leaks, along with some insufficient translations, have created confusions o...
19:26, 06/21/2019

Every Big Game Coming Out In Summer 2019 Summer used to be pretty sleepy in the world of video games. It was mostly convenient: School is out, beaches are open, and there are dozens of reasons to venture out and get some time in the sun. You know what’s also great? Not going out, because it...
19:26, 06/21/2019

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

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: On Authenticity • This Joke Finall Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: On Authenticity • This Joke Finally Comes Full Circle At E3 2019 • When Real Life Ruins Your Nintendo Direct • A Few Words On Ace Academy • The Questions Posed By Google Stadia • Going...
19:26, 06/21/2019

Elizabeth Warren announces plan to ban private prisons Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveiled a plan Friday to ban private U.S. prisons and detention centers and hold current contractors more accountable for prisoner treatment and conditions....
19:39, 06/21/2019

Winds to raise fire danger, blowing dust from California to New Mexico On the heels of the announcement that this year's wildfire season could be worse than 2018, residents from California to New Mexico will face a heightened fire danger into Saturday....
19:39, 06/21/2019

The USWNT Got Sweet Revenge, But Now The Real Work Starts One could mount an argument that the United States’ long-term interests at this here World Cup would have been better served had they thrown their group-stage finale against Sweden yesterday and given themselves an easier path to the final. Let your ...
19:39, 06/21/2019

Find Out If Apple Recalled Your MacBook Pro If you purchased a MacBook Pro at some point between 2015 and 2017, you should probably double check that it won’t spontaneously combust on you....
20:00, 06/21/2019

How to Protect Yourself From Gas Pump Skimmers Hello summer road-trippers! Here’s some bad news. It appears that gas-pump skimming has increased, according to a new report from CompareCards. Twenty-three percent of American drivers think they’ve been a victim of card skimming at the pump in the p...
20:00, 06/21/2019

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

Famed columnist E. Jean Carroll claims Trump sexually assaulted her in 1990s Famed advice columnist E. Jean Carroll claims that now-President Trump sexually assaulted her in a department store dressing room in the mid-1990s, it was revealed. Carroll told New York Magazine the real estate tycoon approached her in Bergdorf Good...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Man sends ‘white powder’ and ‘blood-like substance’ to OkCupid after site banned him A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending threatening letters — one of which included white powder — to the Dallas office of the popular dating service OkCupid in 2017. Liam MacLeod, 47, was arrested in February for sending t...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Assault reported at Dominican resort where woman says she was attacked A Pennsylvania man claims a pair of would-be robbers savagely attacked him at the same Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware mom claims she was savagely beaten. Robert Walker of New Castle said he was ambushed walking alone back to his room at t...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Two city workers on leave for brawl at youth baseball game A pair of Denver municipal employees have been benched for their alleged involvement in an ugly, bench-clearing brawl at a youth baseball game, officials said. The two Denver Public Works employees were placed on investigatory leave Thursday in conne...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Binotto: Ferrari disappointed for F1 after penalty review decision Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says Ferrari is disappointed for itself, its fans and Formula 1 following the FIA stewards' decision not to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Michelisz boosts WTCR title hopes with Nurburgring Nordschleife win Hyundai World Touring Car Cup driver Norbert Michelisz boosted his title chances by claiming his first victory of 2019 in the opening Nurburgring Nordschleife race...
20:00, 06/21/2019

F3 field one car down at Paul Ricard as Jenzer's Petrov absent The second round of the FIA Formula 3 Championship at Paul Ricard will be contested by 29 cars as Jenzer Motorsport driver Artem Petrov is absent from the entry list...
20:00, 06/21/2019

5 new releases we love: Polished punk, star-studded breakup bangers, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
20:00, 06/21/2019

Chicago, swing in to Spider-Man: Far From Home early and for free Hope you’re caught up on your Avengers movies, because Spider-Man: Far From Home, the latest in the ongoing adventures of everyone’s favorite radioactive teenage nerd, picks up where Avengers: Endgame left off. In the film, Peter Parker (Tom Holland)...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Stonewall 50: A look at the history — and future — of the movement that changed the world How do we recall an event for which only the vaguest of records exists, with most of the central actors dead and gone? The Stonewall riots of 1969, which gave rise to the modern LGBTQ-rights movement, rest on one unequivocal historical fact: On the n...
20:13, 06/21/2019

The best Pride 2019 events in New York City The main events This is no ordinary Pride month in New York. The city is hosting WorldPride 2019 — the first US edition of the global celebration of LGBTQ rights — and also honoring the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which gave birth to the...
20:13, 06/21/2019

U.S. Targets China's Supercomputing Push With New Export Restrictions The Commerce Department is taking aim at China’s supercomputing push with new export restrictions that effectively cut five major Chinese developers of next-generation high-performance computing off from U.S. technology....
20:13, 06/21/2019

Protecting U.S. coastal communities from sea level rise will cost $400 billion To protect themselves from the inevitable threat of rising sea levels, coastal communities in the United States will have to shell out more than $400 billion, according to a new report....
20:26, 06/21/2019

House Democrats unveil $4.5 billion border measure WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have unveiled a $4.5 billion measure to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border and to the government’s responsibility to care for tens of thousands of people seeking safe harbor under...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Homicide Investigation Underway In Whitley County WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Kentucky State Police are conducting a homicide investigation in Whitley County. According to troopers, the investigation is happening at a residence on Betty West Road near Williamsburg. Williamsburg police say t...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Couple Kidnapped In Jammu And Kashmir's Anantnag Shot And Injured A couple, abducted by unidentified gunmen from Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Thursday, were shot and injured before being released on Friday, police said....
20:39, 06/21/2019

Apple HomePod with 1-year warranty drops to $219 in new eBay deal Apple had little choice but to permanently reduce the retail price of the HomePod a couple of months ago after claiming a microscopic share of the booming smart speaker market, but just like we told you back then, better deals are often available at ...
20:52, 06/21/2019

Lost polar bear taken to Siberian zoo to be treated A famished polar bear picked up this week after it wandered lost into a northern Russian city hundreds of kilometers from its Arctic habitat was taken on Friday to a zoo in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk for treatment....
21:13, 06/21/2019

Trump administration issues guidance for federal agencies to weigh climate impacts The Trump administration on Friday released guidance for how federal agencies should weigh climate change impacts before approving major energy and infrastructure projects, easing criteria that the Obama White House had required to allow for faster p...
21:13, 06/21/2019

Georgians call for snap elections in second night of protests Unrest sparked by anger at ruling party and Russian MP addressing parliamentProtesters gathered outside Georgia’s parliament for a second successive night of protests on Friday evening, demanding snap elections and the resignation of the country’s in...
21:13, 06/21/2019

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

Ilhan Omar backs AOC on 'concentration camps' at the border comment Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, is backing her freshman colleague, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, over the claim that there were "concentration camps" along the southern border, saying what the U.S. government is doing fits the "general definition."...
21:39, 06/21/2019

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

Hyundai Gets 33,000 Bookings For Venue; 1,000 Units Delivered Today The Hyundai Venue is off to a flying start! In one month since its launch, Hyundai has received 33,000 bookings and about 2 lakh enquiries. In fact, today being the first month anniversary of Venue,......
21:39, 06/21/2019

Jussie Smollett incident isn't over: Chicago judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate A Cook County judge appointed a special prosecutor to probe the decision to drop charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett.        ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Racist Border Militia Man Accused of Defrauding Child Cancer Patient Jim Benvie, last seen posting a video of his armed vigilante group rounding up a huge crowd of asylum seekers at gunpoint, has allegedly been running a scam soliciting money to pay for “treatment” for a child cancer survivor he has no relation to wha...
22:00, 06/21/2019

‘Imagine It:’ New exhibit opens Friday at Children’s Museum Tucson Imagine It! debuted on Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Children’s Museum Tucson. Courtesy Children’s Museum Tucson Facebook TUCSON – The Children’s Museum Tucson is kicking off the weekend with a new exhibit. Imagine It! Imagine It! opens at...
22:13, 06/21/2019

Sony discounts tons of PlayStation games in its latest flash sale Hot on the heels of its major Days of Play E3 sale and adding a bunch of games to its PlayStation Hits lineup, Sony is back at it with a Flash Sale on a wealth of PS4, PS3 and Vita games. As you'd expect, PS4 gets the lion's share. Among th...
22:13, 06/21/2019

Netflix's pop-out player test is perfect for procrastination Netflix appears to be testing a "pop-out player." The feature lets users watch videos in a small floating box that hovers above other windows and applications, and the tool could be ideal for multitasking....
22:13, 06/21/2019

| WATCH & DO: Bend it like Modi or twist it like Adam Levine with their yoga moves While India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi practiced yoga alongside about 40 000 people at an event for International Yoga Day, hundreds of other people gathered at Times Square to celebrate the summer solstice despite intermittent rainstorms....
22:13, 06/21/2019

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

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

Mom left paralyzed after pregnancy complication triggers stroke at 29 weeks A new mom was left paralyzed but is lucky to be alive after she developed preeclampsia and suffered a stroke 29 weeks into her pregnancy. Claire Winnett, 24, said it started with uncontrollable shaking in her arm that resulted in an emergency trip to...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Genetically modified salmon could be hitting restaurant tables next year NEW YORK — Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds in indoor tanks, they could be served in restaurants by late ne...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Putin orders suspension of passenger flights from Russia to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin has temporarily banned passenger flights from Russia to Georgia, the Kremlin said on Friday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker....
22:26, 06/21/2019

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three unnamed U.S. officials....
22:26, 06/21/2019

Malawi leader vows to lift economy as protests continue Malawi's economy will grow 5% in 2019, President Peter Mutharika promised on Friday, in a state of the nation address boycotted by the opposition who again clashed with police in more protests against a recent vote....
22:26, 06/21/2019

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

Small Drop In Fertility Rate May Have Led To Neanderthal Extinction Sapiens be warned, the life of a population is fragile! After decades of speculation about Neanderthals being wiped out by our ancestors, a new scientific study suggests that Neanderthal extinction might have been due to a ‘slight drop in their ferti...
22:39, 06/21/2019

Andy Murray to continue Queen's doubles quarter-final at weekend after play suspended for bad light Andy Murray will continue the second stage of his return to competitive tennis on Saturday after his doubles quarter-final was suspended for bad light at Queen's Club....
22:39, 06/21/2019

The credits scenes after ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ will blow your mind Spider-Man: Far From Home is just a few weeks away, which means a lucky few have already seen the final chapter in Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Unsurprisingly, the first wave of reactions is very positive, suggesting that Marvel and Sony...
22:39, 06/21/2019

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

Charlie Daniels says he's not a fan of new country music: 'I can't tell one song from another' Charlie Daniels of the Charlie Daniels Band performed for the "Fox & Friends" All-American Summer Concert Series on Friday, and gave his opinion on some of the new country music hitting the charts. ...
22:52, 06/21/2019

Citing racial bias, U.S. high court tosses black man's murder conviction The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawf...
22:52, 06/21/2019

Will Sumit Be Sorry for Saying Sari? Things Get Tense With Jenny on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way Jenny made it to India! So now the 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way star can live her conflict-free, bliss-filled life with Sumit, right? Have you seen the TLC show before? In E!......
22:52, 06/21/2019

Three Times a Lady: When I Grow Up, I Want to Be Like Iman (or Ciara, or Teyana, or...) How do you celebrate 25 years of hosting the biggest celebration of black womanhood in the world? If you’re Essence magazine, you mark the spirit of the summer festival season by featuring three dynamically different beauties on your covers—all with ...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Trump to launch mass family deportations: report President Trump has ordered ICE to start rounding up migrant families who have already received deportation orders as early as this Sunday, an operation that could begin with predawn raids in major US cities on Sunday, a new report said Friday. The “...
23:13, 06/21/2019

Ancient city gate from the time of King David discovered in Israel Archaeologists in Israel’s Golan Heights have discovered an ancient city gate from the time of King David. The find was made during an excavation at the ancient city of Bethsaida. “There are not too many monumental discoveries dating from the reign o...
23:13, 06/21/2019

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

Social media star Christian Aaron charged with identity theft A young social media influencer is accused of stealing a Long Island woman’s identity to open up American Express credit cards, which he used to buy $19,000 worth of Chanel and Dolce & Gabbana bags and a trip to Hawaii, prosecutors said Friday....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Michigan man ordered to share lottery winners from during divorce A Michigan man who won a $30 million lottery jackpot while in the midst of divorce proceedings must split the money with his ex, an appeals court ruled....
23:26, 06/21/2019

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

Spain: "Wolf Pack" given 15 years for rape The men had originally been convicted of a lesser charge, prompting mass nationwide protests. After an appeal, the Supreme Court handed them lengthy jail terms for the crime of gang raping a teenager in Pamplona....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Pakistan struggling to eradicate malnutrition in children Despite abundance of food, child malnutrition is rife in Pakistan. Four in 10 children under 5 years of age are stunted in the country, according to a government survey....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Rheingau Music Festival: 'We are totally independent' In a country with a highly subsidized culture scene, Germany's Rheingau Music Festival stands out — it doesn't depend on public funding. The managing director explains how that works....
23:26, 06/21/2019

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

MLB hands A’s pitcher Frankie Montas 80-game ban for PEDs The MLB has suspended Athletics’ pitcher Frankie Montas for 80 games for using a performance enhancer. The 26-year-old right-hander tested positive for Ostarine, a banned substance, and did not appeal the decision. Montas had been enjoying a breakout...
23:52, 06/21/2019

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

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

Researchers develop e-tattoo heart monitor with ECG and SCG sensors An electronic tattoo measuring only 28 micrometers thick can be worn over the heart, serving as both an electrocardiogram and seismocardiogram sensor.Read More...
00:00, 06/22/2019

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

Citi sees case for Fed to cut rates 50 bps in July Citi economists said on Friday if the Federal Reserve decides to lower U.S. interest rates next month, it would do so with a bold 50 basis-points cut, together with an earlier end of its balance sheet reduction....
00:13, 06/22/2019

Oil climbs on Iran tensions, stocks edge back from seven-week highs Oil prices added to recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows of crude from the Middle East, while a gauge of global stock markets edged back from seven-week highs following a run-up spurred by optimism over...
00:13, 06/22/2019

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

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

UK politician suspended after grabbing protester UK Prime Minister Theresa May has suspended senior politician Mark Field from office after video emerged of him grabbing and manhandling a protester at an event in London on Thursday evening....
00:39, 06/22/2019

Longtime advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump of sexual assault in 1990s A longtime advice columnist has accused President Trump of sexually assaulting her in a New York City dressing room two decades ago, saying the episode ended only after “a colossal struggle” with the then-businessman....
00:39, 06/22/2019

Democratic primary voters overwhelmingly prefer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal to Joe Biden's climate plan Cliff Owen/AP Images Democratic primary voters prefer more ambitious plans to fight climate change over former Vice President Joe Biden's less aggressive proposal, according to new INSIDER polling. 42% of Democrats said they prefer a plan that aims ...
00:52, 06/22/2019

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

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

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in premenopausal women The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women....
01:00, 06/22/2019

Karen Carney: ‘Playing at a World Cup is your dream, don’t fear it, embrace it’ | Suzanne Wrack The Chelsea midfielder is yet to start a game for England in France but expect that to change as the knockout stages begin for a player Phil Neville treasuresAt her second World Cup, Karen Carney is one of the most experienced players in Phil Neville...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Oakland A's starter Frankie Montas hit with 80-game PED suspension Oakland A's starter Frankie Montas has been suspended 80 games for PED use, MLB announced on Friday. He is 9-2 with a 2.70 ERA and 97 strikeouts.       ...
01:13, 06/22/2019

Verizon Media Group CEO Praises Yahoo Sports' Important Coverage, Like This Syndicated Wire Story Verizon Media Group CEO K. Guru Gowrappan began his memo to staff today by praising Yahoo Sports for writing a story on the theme of the Women’s World Cup: equity. It was a nice thought, but Yahoo Sports didn’t even write that story....
01:13, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Closing arguments next in scholar’s murder trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man who could get the federal death penalty if convicted of killing an international scholar who was studying at the University of Illinois: (all times local): 4 p.m. A judge has set closing arguments ...
01:26, 06/22/2019

Google Celebrates the Summer Solstice With a Pastel Doodle It’s officially summer and Google is celebrating with a pastel Doodle. Friday is the start of the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere, making it the longest day and shortest night of 2019 for those above the Equator. The reverse is true ...
01:26, 06/22/2019

New York City police identify suspect who allegedly gunned down innocent bystander with rifle Police have identified the suspect who is still on the run Friday after allegedly shooting and killing an innocent bystander with a rifle in New York City last week....
01:39, 06/22/2019

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to suddenly drop all charges against him -- will be examined by a special prosecutor, an Illinois judge ...
01:39, 06/22/2019

Andy Murray's doubles match at Queen’s halted by bad light "Andy Murray’s doubles match with Feliciano Lopez against British duo Dan Evans and Ken Skupski was called to a halt due to bad light at Queen’s on Friday."...
01:52, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Fellow SEALs say chief shot girl and old man SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Two snipers say a decorated Navy SEAL shot a young girl and an old man in Iraq in 2017. The fell...
02:26, 06/22/2019

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

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed b...
02:26, 06/22/2019

Huawei exec: the foldable Mate X with Android intact to launch by September The foldable Huawei Mate X is still coming and we know when it'll launch: September or sooner, according to a Huawei executive who spoke to TechRadar this week."It's coming in September – at the latest," said Vincent Pang, President ...
02:26, 06/22/2019

A's Montas suspended 80 games, out for playoffs Oakland right-hander Frankie Montas, in the midst of a breakout season, received an 80-game suspension after testing positive for Ostarine, a performance-enhancing substance....
02:52, 06/22/2019

OBJ: Couldn't reach 'full potential' with Giants Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. addressed his Giants exit in an interview with Complex, saying he had to leave New York because he "wasn't going to be able to reach my full potential there."...
02:52, 06/22/2019

How to Find and Report Fake Businesses on Google Maps The next time you go to order pizza, or call someone to repair an appliance, make sure you aren’t getting scammed by a representative of a business that doesn’t actually exist....
02:52, 06/22/2019

Uruguay court orders government to sell Nazi bronze eagle from battleship Eagle with swastika under its talons, recovered in 2006, was part of German battleship’s stern that sank off the coastA court in Uruguay has ordered the country’s government to sell a huge Nazi bronze eagle that was recovered off the South American c...
02:52, 06/22/2019

Indigenous baby health project aims to stop generational trauma Researchers target effects of ‘complex trauma’ and PTSD in bid to improve lives of children and parentsPregnancy and early parenthood are the best times to work with Indigenous families to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma, according to a g...
02:52, 06/22/2019

Officials: Agents in impending ICE raid shouldn't expect cooperation from local authorities Federal immigration agents can expect pushback from some public officials when they begin a mass roundup of migrant families with deportation orders, an operation slated to begin Sunday at the direction of President Trump....
03:13, 06/22/2019

Bellinger tops NL in fan All-Star voting; Trout leads AL NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger was the top vote-getter in the major leagues and Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout led the AL in the first stage of Major League Baseball’s new two-phase fan balloting to dete...
03:26, 06/22/2019

Dominican judge sends 6 to trial in giant Odebrecht scandal SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A judge in the Dominican Republic has ordered a former Senate president, an ex-public works minister and four other people to stand trial in a bribery scandal involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. ...
03:26, 06/22/2019

Fresh Hong Kong protest ends peacefully with demands unmet HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong have ended their overnight siege of police headquarters peacefully, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill and police to apologize ...
03:26, 06/22/2019

Canadian man killed in Chilean tourist city Valparaiso A Canadian citizen was stabbed to death on Friday in the Chilean port of Valparaiso while he was strolling with his family in one of the city's hillside tourist areas, local media and police said....
04:00, 06/22/2019

18 awe-inspiring places added as UNESCO biosphere sites 18 new sites in 12 countries were added as UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves for 2019 including places in Spain, Korea and Norway.       ...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blockading police headquarters Thousands of protesters who had blockaded police headquarters in Asia's leading financial center had mostly dispersed by Saturday morning with some roads reopened for traffic as normal but it remained unclear whether further mass protests would take ...
05:13, 06/22/2019

With Memories Of MH17 Downing Over Ukraine, Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf Several international airlines said Friday that they had begun diverting flights to avoid some of the airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman, where Iran shot down a U.S. drone a day......
05:26, 06/22/2019

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources......
05:26, 06/22/2019

US-China trade war, sea row in ASEAN summit spotlight Southeast Asian leaders will commit to conclude a long-delayed regional trade pact this year despite lingering odds to fend off risks from a protracted U.S.-China trade war...
05:39, 06/22/2019

Pujols gets ovation in return to Busch Stadium Albert Pujols returned to Busch Stadium for the first time since winning the 2011 World Series, and the onetime Cardinal great received a lengthy standing ovation prior to his first at-bat....
05:39, 06/22/2019

The Latest Sims 4 Expansion Is Fascinating, But Not Because Of Mermaids There are a lot of things I like about Island Living, today’s new Sims 4 expansion. Almost none of them are the new mechanics that come with the pack....
05:39, 06/22/2019

Neon-Soaked Shooter Amid Evil Really Hits The Spot Sometimes, you just wanna play a damn shooter. You want some gnarly weapons, some mazes to wander in, and no particular justification for blowing up whatever demons cross your path. Amid Evil, a throwback shooter now released out of early access, cha...
05:39, 06/22/2019

El Salvador takes aim at imprisoned gang leaders ability to make calls It will be much harder for El Salvador's prison population, including gang leaders, to communicate with those on the outside after the government on Friday ordered mobile telephone service providers to disable their signals in the facilities....
06:13, 06/22/2019

Huawei Mate X will launch no later than September with Android installed says Huawei executive The Samsung Galaxy Fold was delayed just days before its April 26th launch and a new release date still has not been announced. That would seem to be the perfect opportunity for Huawei to sneak in and launch its foldable Mate X first to soak up all o...
06:13, 06/22/2019

China state media urges U.S. to drop win-at-all-costs trade stance Instead of waging a trade war with China, the United States should drop its win-at-all-costs mentality and consider the interests of its own people as well as the global community, the official People's Daily said an editorial on Saturday....
06:39, 06/22/2019

9 injured, including kids, after out-of-control SUV flips onto Bronx curb Nine people were injured — including at least two children — when an out-of-control SUV careened onto a Bronx sidewalk on Friday, authorities said. A Honda CR-V was heading south on Southern Boulevard in West Farms at around 4:30 p.m. whe...
06:52, 06/22/2019

Businesses that initially avoided Trump China tariffs now fear getting caught up in trade war Businesses that previously avoided the Trump administration's China tariffs now face levies on the same products under the latest proposal to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, illustrating the uncertainty generated by President Trum...
07:00, 06/22/2019

Kamala Harris delivers abortion-access warning: 'Poor women in America will die' COLUMBIA, S.C. — 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris denied being alarmist when she issued a dire warning about the possible impact the slew of recent anti-abortion measures will have on poor women....
07:26, 06/22/2019

Resurgent Alexis Sánchez fires Chile into Copa América quarter-finals Striker puts Chile ahead early in the second halfEcuador end game with 10 men following late red cardAlexis Sánchez shrugged off an ankle injury and continued his resurgent form at the Copa América as the Chile striker fired his side to a 2-1 victory...
07:52, 06/22/2019

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with your lazy neighbour if you want to protect your property against wildfires, gardeners have been warne...
07:52, 06/22/2019

One person displaced in south side mobile home fire TUCSON – One man and his dog are displaced after a fire broke out in a mobile home on the south side Friday afternoon. Tucson Fire Department responded to the call in the 5500 block of S Nogales Highway. First responders reported heavy smoke an...
08:13, 06/22/2019

Do AVs really drive safer than humans? A patent application details a way to determine the safety-related performance of autonomous vehicles, then benchmarks the performance against that of human-driven autos on the same stretches of road....
08:26, 06/22/2019

Neighbour Sends Cops To Boris Johnson's Home After "Row": Report Police were called to the home of leadership candidate Boris Johnson and his partner after reports of a heated row, according to British media, hours after he was named in the final two in the race to......
09:00, 06/22/2019

Greg Olsen captures Panthers fan’s street proposal: ‘Did she say yes?’ Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen was strolling during an evening in Nashville when he happened to capture an impromptu wedding proposal. Olsen was in Nashville to deliver a keynote speech at a health care conference. He was walking back to his ...
09:13, 06/22/2019

Celtics take a flier on undrafted big man Tacko Fall Tacko Fall is getting his NBA chance after all. The 7-foot-6 University of Central Florida big man, who was sitting in the stands at Barclays Center for the NBA draft, was not selected Thursday night. He has, however, landed with an NBA team. Fall ag...
09:13, 06/22/2019