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ThinkGeek.com to close, replaced as a section of GameStop

Sad news for anyone who loves geeky goods and top-notch April Fools’ jokes: ThinkGeek.com, the 20-year-old online retailer known for selling more geek-cen...

ThinkGeek.com to close, replaced as a section of GameStop

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GameStop revenue falls 13.3% GameStop Corp reported a 13.3% fall in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, as the world's largest video game retailer wrestles with slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores....
23:26, 06/04/2019

GameStop Rises but Struggles to Score Shares of the videogame retailer jumped more than 8% on Monday, on track for its best daily performance since January, after saying it would buy back as many as 12 million of its own shares starting on Tuesday....
22:39, 06/10/2019

Pay with crypto at Whole Foods, Gamestop and other retailers It's been difficult to spend cryptocurrencies at retail due to the technical and regulatory headaches associated with it, but that might not be an issue at some stores in the near future. Flexa has launched a payment network and a companion iOS...
21:00, 05/14/2019

GameStop Eliminates Dividend, as Sales Fall By cutting the dividend, GameStop said it hopes to strengthen its balance sheet and give itself more financial flexibility. The videogame retailer said the move will save about $157 million in cash annually....
00:00, 06/05/2019

GameStop’s future is grim as its stock price crumbles GameStop's stock price is plummeting. Analysts don't think it will recover, but it's not necessarily the end for the company. It has another chance.Read More...
01:39, 06/06/2019

GameStop cuts costs to deal with plunge in console sales The PS4 and Xbox One are clearly approaching the end of their main lifecycles, and that's doing serious damage to GameStop's bottom line. The video game store's Q1 profits fell to $6.8 million, just a quarter of what they were a year ...
07:39, 06/05/2019

GameStop halts dividend as console sales slow; shares fall 26% GameStop Corp shares plunged 26% on Tuesday after the video games retailer halted its quarterly dividend and reported a 13.3% fall in first-quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates on the back of slowing sales of video games and consoles at it...
05:39, 06/05/2019

GameStop's Offering a Super Mario Maker 2 and Switch Online Bundle For Just $70 Right now, GameStop is offering Super Mario Maker 2 and a 12-Month Switch Online Bundle for just $70. The game is currently on pre-order for $60 in most stores and the subscription retails for $20. Add that up, and it’s basically a $10 discount on a ...
21:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-GameStop revenue misses estimates as Xbox, PlayStation sales fall GameStop Corp on Tuesday reported a 13.3% fall in quarterly revenue that missed analysts' estimates, as the world's largest video game retailer wrestles with slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores....
23:26, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 3-GameStop halts dividend as console sales slow; shares fall 26% GameStop Corp shares plunged 26% on Tuesday after the video games retailer halted its quarterly dividend and reported a 13.3% fall in first-quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates on the back of slowing sales of video games and consoles at it...
02:52, 06/05/2019

Gas Lines Are Gone, Replaced by Complacence The whole notion of oil shortages caused by events halfway around the world is starting to seem quaint in an era of surging American shale production and relative geopolitical calm. That leaves the market exposed to a real supply shock....
15:26, 05/24/2019

The Division 2 Replaced A Mystery With An Anticlimax I don’t play games for rewards. I never minded much that collecting the flags in the first Assassin’s Creed gets you nothing, didn’t mind that grabbing all the stars in Mario 64 lets you talk to Yoshi but not ride him. The journey’s the fun and whatn...
18:52, 05/30/2019

America's farmworkers are aging, not being replaced The average age of America's hired farm laborers is steadily increasing, threatening the future of the nation's farming industry, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
17:26, 05/08/2019

America's farm workers are aging, not being replaced The average age of America's hired farm laborers is steadily increasing, threatening the future of the nation's farming industry, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
12:26, 05/08/2019

Why is the C-section rate still climbing in Canada? Every year the rate of delivering a baby via surgery continues to climb and is far above the ideal rate put forward by the World Health Organization....
01:26, 05/29/2019

Last section of old Tappan Zee Bridge removed ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The last section of the old Tappan Zee Bridge has been hauled away for disassembly. Crews began lowering the 600-foot (185-meter), 5,500-ton (5,590-metric ton) section on Thursday. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office says ...
02:13, 05/14/2019

Injured American midfielder Holmes replaced by Mihailovic Midfielder Duane Holmes has been dropped from the U.S. CONCACAF Gold Cup roster because of a recurring left quadriceps strain, and he has been replaced by midfielder Djordje Mihailovic       ...
18:39, 06/15/2019

PUBG Removed From China, Replaced With Hilarious Clone Having tried for months to get approval to release (and more importantly, monetise) PUBG in China, publisher Tencent has had enough and pulled the game, replacing it with something that looks very similar....
08:13, 05/09/2019

UNC football coach Brown has knee replaced by former player North Carolina says football coach Mack Brown has had his right knee replaced by surgeon who used to play for him        ...
19:52, 06/04/2019

Slow-Selling Audi TT to End Production, Be Replaced by Electric Car The Audi TT has been around for 20 years, and its original and bold design probably doesn’t get enough credit for helping put Audi back on the map in America. But as we all know, sporty coupe sales aren’t what they used to be, and Audi’s parent compa...
17:26, 05/23/2019

Congress Asks Centre Why "Obsolete" IAF AN-32 Fleet Was Not Replaced The Congress on Wednesday expressed concern over the safety and well-being of the IAF personnel on board an AN-32 aircraft that went missing in Arunachal Pradesh after taking off from Assam's Jorhat,......
00:39, 06/06/2019

German circus replaced animals with holograms, and it’s awesome Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned, and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The trea...
03:52, 06/07/2019

I Replaced the Struts on My Nissan Pao and Got Spoiled By a Lift and Air Tools One of the things my Pao has needed from the day I got it was a new set of front shocks. The ones on the car were totally shot, making all kinds of scary clunking noises and ending every speed bump with a jarring BANG that made me wet my pants, just ...
19:13, 06/11/2019

Floor coating replaced at Chicago skyscraper attraction A popular attraction at Chicago's tallest building was closed temporarily after minor cracking was found in the protective coating of its glass floor....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean incision in your abdomen. It’s a familiar scene in Brazil’s hospitals, where it’s n...
01:26, 06/14/2019

Instagram's revamped Explore section includes Stories Stories are an increasingly important part of Instagram, and the social network wants to be sure you see more of them. It just unveiled a revamped Explore tab that will feature personalized Stories recommendations. You won't have to track down...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Cross Section: Barry Smith - Science Weekly podcast Coffee is a drink adored the world over. But have you ever wondered why a fresh brew smells better than it tastes? Prof Barry Smith has spent his career pondering how the senses work together to produce flavour perception and so Graihagh Jackson invi...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Amy Schumer continues to keep motherhood real, shows off her c-section scar The comedian welcomed her first child nearly 6 weeks ago and has been documenting the reality of motherhood since then.        ...
18:13, 06/14/2019

Airbnb's 'heritage travel' section is for exploring 23andMe results 23andMe has partnered with Airbnb to let users literally explore their roots. The travel website now has a special "heritage travel" section divided into the genetic populations you'd find in a 23andMe ancestry report. The regions include Sub-Sa...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Spotify's library section gets streamlined with updated mobile interface From today, Spotify Premium users with the latest version of the streaming music app may notice a refreshed and reimagined 'Your Library' section that's been designed to get you to your music and podcasts faster. Spotify Stations lands...
07:39, 06/14/2019

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

Cross Section: David Spiegelhalter – Science Weekly podcast Prof Sir David Spiegelhalter has a passion for statistics but some argue this type of number crunching is losing its influence and its ability to objectively depict reality. Nicola Davis and Ian Sample investigate how significant statistics are in to...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Work Up a Sweat With an Extra 25% Off Nike's Entire Clearance Section When it comes to having a corner on the market, nothing really compares to Nike. And right now, use the code SAVE25 and take an extra 25% off their entire clearance section for both men and women. Over 2,500 already-discounted items are even cheaper ...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Cross Section: Frans de Waal – Science Weekly podcast What can we learn from chimps when it comes to politics and power? Ian Sample meets the leading primatologist Prof Frans de Waal of Emory University to discuss good leadership and what we can learn from our closest living relatives. Continue reading....
09:13, 06/07/2019

Cross Section: Hiranya Peiris – Science Weekly podcast What happened before the Big Bang? This is one of the hardest questions scientists are trying to answer, but Prof Hiranya Peiris is not daunted by the challenge. Hannah Devlin invited Peiris on the podcast to discuss the origins of our universe Conti...
11:13, 05/24/2019

Andy Robertson injury blow for Liverpool with left-back replaced vs Barcelona Liverpool have been hit with a further injury blow during their Champions League semi-final second leg as Andy Robertson was forced off at half-time....
22:26, 05/07/2019

A recent The Good Fight episode replaced a cut sequence with a weird censorship message CBS All Access’ The Good Fight—a follow-up to The Good Wife with a stronger emphasis on fighting—recently got renewed for a fourth season, but that vote of support from its streaming home doesn’t mean the show is one of those runaway hits that can ge...
00:52, 05/06/2019

Alaska's excelsior glacier is being replaced by a lake 5 times the size of Central Park Seventy years ago, Alaska's Excelsior Glacier stretched its cold fingers from a vast plain in the state's southern edge nearly all the way to the North Pacific Ocean....
00:52, 05/01/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh filling retired Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat....
03:13, 05/18/2019

Chelsea told Eden Hazard can only be replaced by Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo Chelsea have been told they will struggle to replace Eden Hazard this summer, with only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo able to fill the void his possible departure would create....
21:13, 05/03/2019

Eiffel Tower closed as man climbs upper section of Paris landmark The Eiffel Tower has been closed and surrounding streets are on lockdown after a man was spotted scaling the upper part of the 1,000ft high landmark....
17:26, 05/20/2019

Fire burning section of Coronado National Forest 50 percent contained TUCSON – A fire burning 84 acres of brush and grass near Coronado National Forest has been 50 percent contained, the National Forest Service reported Monday. The Windmill Fire, which started Sunday, burned 70 to 75 acres of Coronado National Fo...
08:26, 06/11/2019

Ex-Texans Employee Claims Fired GM Brian Gaine "Targeted" And "Replaced" Black Employees USA Today has obtained a copy of a discrimination complaint filed by former Texans security coordinator Jeff Pope against recently fired GM Brian Gaine with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in which Pope alleges he was one of several blac...
03:39, 06/14/2019

The key to stopping social media censorship is not to smash tech companies, but to amend Section 230 With Democrats and Republicans alike eager to flex government power over private social media companies, one option remains most appealing to limited government conservatives. Section 230 of the the Communications Decency Act protects "providers" of ...
02:13, 06/06/2019

Crowd trouble at St James’ Park after Liverpool fans enter home section • Seven arrests made and 22 ejections from stadium• Newcastle to take action ‘against fans who passed on tickets’Violence inside and outside St James’ Park made an unwelcome return to Newcastle on Saturday night as Liverpool kept their title chances ...
21:13, 05/05/2019

Mueller Report's obstruction of justice section like a 'law school exam' answer: former DOJ official A former top DOJ official criticized part of Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, saying that one section read "like an answer to a law school exam."...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Metal thieves steal 56 tonne, 75 foot central section of Russian railway bridge Authorities in Russia are investigating after a former train bridge was broken apart by thieves who then allegedly stole central sections of the structure....
16:26, 06/05/2019

Tornadoes skip through West Texas, Oklahoma as 1,400-mile line of storm slams nation's mid-section Forecasters warn of possible tornadoes, hail and damaging winds, along a 350-mile wide swath of territory straddling the Texas-Oklahoma border.        ...
22:26, 05/18/2019

Lyft executive suggests drivers become mechanics after they're replaced by self-driving robo-taxis (LYFT) Graham Rapier / Business Insider Lyft's chief operating officer, Jon McNeill, has blunt advice for drivers worried about being replaced by autonomous robo-taxis: become a mechanic. The ride-hailing company expects it will need more drivers in the ne...
05:13, 05/16/2019

Body Positivity FTW! Cap’n Crunch Just Became The First Breakfast Cereal Mascot To Show Off His C-Section Scar On A Cereal Box Whether it’s the Trix rabbit showing off his size-zero waist or the Cookie Crisp wolf glamorously bulging his eyes an impossible 18 inches from their sockets at the sight of Cookie Crisp, cereal boxes have always featured highly airbrushed images of ...
17:39, 05/08/2019

How close are we to the self-operating network? “Intent-based” increased in popularity in 2018, but how much is real? Intent-Based Networking is a major advancement towards the self-operating network (known as  level 3 Intent-Based Networking), but it is itself made up from many...
11:52, 05/29/2019

iTunes could close in the next few days We've been expecting Apple to close iTunes for a while now, in order to divide it into different apps, and it looks like the tech company is putting the ball in motion, suggesting we'll see the new face of Apple's media plan at WWDC 20...
13:00, 06/02/2019

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a hybrid of the two in your feed. Your Insta has never looked more #sponsored, baby!Read more......
02:52, 06/05/2019

S&P 500, Nasdaq Close at New Highs U.S. stocks used a late-day burst to put the S&P 500 and Nasdaq in record territory after the U.S. economy grew at a strong rate in the first quarter but the pace of consumer and business spending slowed....
18:52, 04/28/2019

BT to close most of UK office locations under new CEO Britain's former telecoms monopoly BT will consolidate its UK offices from 300 locations to roughly 30 sites while pressing ahead with plans to leave its St Paul's headquarters in London, the company said on Wednesday....
21:26, 06/05/2019

‘Sad’ investors say they had no choice but to close Four Seasons Big names in finance and real estate who invested in the Four Seasons restaurant revival are miserable they were forced to close the place after less than a year — but said they had no choice. Real estate powerhouse Bill Rudin, who was married at the...
05:26, 06/12/2019

The New XPS 13 2-in-1 Comes Tantalizingly Close to Overshadowing the Original When it comes to laptops, I’m a big advocate of 2-in-1s like Lenovo’s Yoga C930 and Microsoft’s Surface Go because their flexible designs let you use them in situations a traditional notebook might not be able to handle. However, to deliver that kind...
09:52, 05/28/2019

Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression....
21:00, 05/24/2019

What to buy at Topshop’s sale before its US stores close Fresh-off-the-runway fast fashion is dead. Well, that’s the mood among Topshop and Topman fans stateside. On Thursday, the BBC reported that the British high street retailer will close all of its 11 United States stores, as well as 23 stores th...
20:52, 05/24/2019

Saturday Forecast: So close but no cigar TUCSON – We almost broke the ice but fell short by one degree. 99 degrees for the high at the Tucson International Airport. Sunday, models predicting 100 degrees. If that is the case, we will reach triple digits for the first time in 2019. On a...
11:13, 06/09/2019

How Salons Are Starting To Close The "Hair Pay Gap" For many years, the pursuit of good hair has been far more expensive for women than it is for men. Now, salons are looking to close that gap once and for all...
11:13, 05/10/2019

Knicks getting close look at Tacko Fall as soon as they could The Knicks will begin private draft workouts Monday at their Tarrytown headquarters, and the first one up is also the tallest: 7-foot-7 Tacko Fall, The Post has learned. The gargantuan Central Florida big man is coming off a rousing draft combine in ...
21:13, 05/19/2019

Nominations set to close in race to be next UK leader Nominations are closing in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister, with almost a dozen contenders already battling it out over Brexit, tax policy and past drug use...
11:26, 06/10/2019

Starwatch: close encounters with Jupiter After reaching its closest approach to Earth tonight, Jupiter comes into conjunction with the full moon next SundayToday Jupiter reaches its closest approach to Earth for the year. The configuration is known as opposition, as the sun is directly oppo...
22:52, 06/09/2019

Blues favored to close Bruins out in 6 St. Louis is one victory from claiming the city's first Stanley Cup title, and oddsmakers believe the Blues will close out the Boston Bruins at home on Sunday....
02:26, 06/08/2019

Report: Durant 'not close' to returning Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant is "not close" to recovering from his right calf strain, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne reported Thursday afternoon....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Apple expected to close iTunes Tim Cook will announce separate apps for music, TV and podcasts, according to reportsIt was once heralded as a possible saviour of the music industry in the digital age, famously annoyed fans by forcing a U2 album on them, and its 20,699-word terms a...
17:52, 06/02/2019

Labour and Tories 'very, very close' on Brexit The main parties are "very, very close" on Brexit and so it would be "surprisingly easy" to broker a deal, cabinet newcomer Rory Stewart has told Sky News....
15:00, 05/05/2019

It's Hard to Believe How Close This Asteroid Is Going to Get to Earth While space agencies simulate an asteroid impact this week at the 2019 Planetary Defense Conference, there’s a real asteroid they’re monitoring that will make a close appearance in just 10 years.Read more......
20:00, 05/01/2019

GE says French plant set for layoffs will not close down A General Electric (GE) factory in eastern France where the U.S. group is planning job cuts will not close down, and the firm is looking into alternatives there including building aeronautical parts, GE's French boss said in a media interview....
02:13, 06/02/2019

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
20:00, 06/07/2019

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion brand more upmarket.The 163 year-old company refused t...
18:26, 05/16/2019

Germany beat Spain to close in on next round Sara Daebritz scored the only goal of the game as Germany beat Spain 1-0 in their women's World Cup Group B match on Wednesday to all but secure a spot in the next round....
00:52, 06/13/2019

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving cars, VW says Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
15:26, 06/13/2019

Amazon close to swallowing slice of Deliveroo Amazon, the internet retailing behemoth, is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in the British food delivery app Deliveroo, giving it a huge boost in its international battle with rival Uber Eats. ...
01:52, 05/17/2019

Ford to close Bridgend plant - reports Ford refuses to comment as speculation suggests closure could be announced on Thursday Ford is set to close its Bridgend engine plant in Wales, multiple sources are reporting. The news - which will lead to around 1700 job losses - is set to be annou...
20:00, 06/05/2019

How Kate Moss Close could pave the way to a better world A drive for more streets to be named after women won’t solve sexism and racism – but it’s a startA new initiative in Bradford is hoping women will take up more literal and figurative space in the UK. Through the Pioneering Bradford Lasses campaign, m...
19:13, 06/12/2019

25 years later: How an off-day sparked Rangers to close out a Stanley Cup If the game had been on June 13 instead of June 14, then the past 25 years might have been completely different. But a quarter-century later, the Rangers and their fans get to look back on Game 7 of the 1994 Stanley Cup final as the day The Curse was...
08:00, 06/14/2019

Kevin Durant ‘not close’ to returning to the Warriors Warriors star Kevin Durant is “not close” to recovering from his right calf strain, ESPN reported Thursday. Durant was injured in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Rockets. He missed Golden State’s clinching Game 6 victory...
05:00, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Flynn told of contacts by some close to WH WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A federal judge has ordered portions of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to be unredacted and made public in the crim...
07:26, 05/17/2019

MLB notebook: Ohtani 'getting close' to mound work Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani continues to progress in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, and he could throw from a mound before the All-Star break....
04:52, 06/14/2019

Officials close the Eiffel Tower as a man climbs it Officers are still talking with a man who climbed up the side of the Eiffel Tower on Monday afternoon, triggering an evacuation of the famous structure, French police told CNN....
21:26, 05/20/2019

US, France praise close ties on D-Day anniversary France wants the D-Day commemoration to showcase its long friendship with the United States, but relations are strained as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron meet on the sidelines of the 75th anniversary. (June 6)  ...
19:13, 06/06/2019

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but next week will be a particularly special time for anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the gas gia...
19:26, 06/06/2019

Hazard close to £88m Real Madrid move "Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is set to join Real Madrid after a deal worth 100 million euros ($112.65 million) plus add-ons was agreed between the two clubs on Thursday, British and Spanish media reported."...
22:13, 06/06/2019

Mickelson's close calls at US Open US OPEN '19: A capsule look at Phil Mickelson's close calls at the major he hasn't won        ...
22:39, 06/07/2019

Metta World Peace Is Ready for His Close-Up. Again. World Peace, known as Ron Artest for much of his N.B.A. career, has become a strong voice on mental health and the subject of a documentary. But he knows many remember him for one thing: the brawl....
09:39, 05/29/2019

US state's only abortion clinic could close down by the end of the week The only abortion clinic in Missouri could close by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its licence, it has been claimed....
04:00, 05/29/2019

Raptors close out Bucks to reach first NBA Finals SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break down the Raptors' closeout win over the Bucks that clinched a spot in the NBA Finals.        ...
09:39, 05/26/2019

Sources: Rockets, D'Antoni close to extension Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta has agreed to eliminate the buyout language that had derailed extension talks with coach Mike D'Antoni, and the two sides are near an agreement, sources told ESPN....
18:26, 06/08/2019

How a CIA agent and the ‘Red Prince’ terrorist became dangerously close In 1973, a dashing figure strutted the streets of Beirut as if he owned the town. Ali Hassan Salameh was the world’s most feared terrorist, leader of Yasser Arafat’s ruthless Black September assassins and a kill-on-sight target of the Mossad. The 33-...
02:00, 06/09/2019

RPT-VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving cars, VW says Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
15:26, 06/13/2019

California racing course refuses to close after two more horses die The Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before season-end as requested by regulators, its owners said on Sunday, after media reported that two more horses died at the course, bringing the toll to 29 since Christmas....
11:13, 06/10/2019

Dress Barn is about to close 650 stores — here's a map of these locations As shopping has shifted online and styles have evolved, Ascena has been grappling with sagging sales and a large debt-load. Looking to stem the losses, Ascena is turning to pruning its less successful brands....
20:52, 05/21/2019

Santa Anita won't close despite 2 deaths in 2 days A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet....
11:52, 06/10/2019

Schwartz, Tarasenko have Blues close to Cup Final The Blues are within one win of their first Stanley Cup Final since 1970 and Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz have played huge roles        ...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Kyle Chandler on getting up close and personal with Godzilla Kyle Chandler stars in Legendary Pictures new “Monster-verse” movie, Godzilla: King of the Monsters—the sequel to Gareth Edward’s 2014 film that sees the titan go up against some of his biggest enemies, including Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah. We ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Doping: WADA close to deciding on new president The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) could have chosen a new president by Tuesday with Poland's Witold Banka, a former middle distance runner, and Marcos Diaz, a Hall of Fame swimmer from the Dominican Republic, competing to lead the troubled body....
00:00, 05/14/2019

I think OnePlus peaked with this phone, and nothing since comes close to heart It was November 2017, and the world of mobile was gearing for a well-deserved winter hibernation as all of the important devices had already been released. And rightly so - 2017 will go down in smartphone history as the year that injected devices wit...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Golf: Spieth says he is close to top form, but critics not so sure Jordan Spieth will have a third opportunity to complete the career grand slam at the PGA Championship this week, but his form is a far cry from that which saw him ranked third in the world as recently as this time last year....
19:52, 05/13/2019

Polls close in Lithuania presidential election Dalia Grybauskaite is set to leave the presidential office after two terms as head of state. Nearly 2.5 million people in the Baltic country were eligible to vote for her replacement....
11:00, 05/13/2019

Medication use drops when local drugstores close (Reuters Health) - People are less likely to take their heart medicine when their local pharmacies close, and the drop-off persists for at least a year, according to a U.S. study....
01:00, 05/02/2019

Aaron Judge isn’t close to returning to the Yankees Aaron Judge said before the Yankees’ 3-1 win over the Mariners on Thursday night at the Stadium that he’s still experiencing discomfort from his strained left oblique, so he hasn’t begun baseball activities. As for Giancarlo Stanton, he hit off...
14:52, 05/10/2019

Fearless Ajax close in on fairytale final The tale of two of the most unlikely Champions League semifinalists in recent years continued in thrilling fashion Tuesday, as Ajax secured a narrow but potentially crucial first-leg victory over Tottenham....
01:26, 05/01/2019

Crude Oil Plunges on ... Saudi Pledge? Not Even Close AFTER a big move in oil ... there's always a "reason" to explain the price action. Yet Elliott wave analysis spotted a clear chart set-up in crude before it made headlines. See it for yourself right here....
17:26, 05/01/2019

The new Greg Maddux? A healthy Hyun-Jin Ryu comes close "Maddux might have him by like a smidgen," his catcher says. But with pinpoint control and a strikeout-to-walk ratio that's out of this world, the Dodgers lefty is making a strong impression....
17:00, 05/12/2019

Curry, Warriors close out Rockets in Game 6 Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 60 points, and the visiting Golden State Warriors pulled away late in Game 6 to claim their Western Conference semifinal series with a 118-113 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday....
09:00, 05/11/2019

John Bolton Is So Close to War With Iran He Can Taste It On Sunday night, the White House announced that the Pentagon will deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the US Central Command region “in response to a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnin...
06:39, 05/06/2019

Salary transparency helps close the pay gap but there’s a catch Are you being underpaid? Sharing pay data is probably the easiest way to ensure every employee gets the same pay for the same job. But new research suggests that employers may claw back those gains made by underpaid staff over time. Economists from t...
23:26, 05/13/2019

Polls close in Lithuania presidental election Dalia Grybauskaite is set to leave the presidential office after two terms as head of state. Nearly 2.5 million people in the Baltic country were eligible to vote for her replacement....
21:13, 05/12/2019

Rask, Bruins close out Jackets in Game 6 Tuukka Rask made 39 saves as the visiting Boston Bruins advanced to the Eastern Conference final for the first time since 2013 with a 3-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 6 on Monday....
09:26, 05/07/2019

Lyon close in on top-three finish with Marseille rout "Olympique Lyonnais took a big step towards a top-three finish in Ligue 1 and a berth in next season\u0027s Champions League qualifying rounds after a fine performance gave them a 3-0 win at Olympique Marseille who finished with 10 men on Sunday."...
09:26, 05/13/2019

Close Fucking Call: This Product That Got A New Look Still Has The Same Great Taste There’s nothing more difficult than when a comforting constant in your life is suddenly taken away from you. The resulting vacuum can fill a person with fear, confusion, and pain. This terrifying story of unexpected change thankfully ends well, but i...
20:39, 05/30/2019

Dimple Yadav Trails In Close Battle In Kannauj Dimple Yadav, a two-time Samajwadi Party lawmaker, is contesting for the third time from Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, a party stronghold. She is currently trailing from the seat in a close battle with the......
18:52, 05/23/2019

Naveen Patnaik's BJD, BJP Locked In A Close Battle In Odisha The BJP is heading for a remarkable tally in Odisha, where it is leading in 8 of 21 Lok Sabha seats. The state's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is ahead in 13 in a close fight in the eastern state....
10:52, 05/23/2019

How Lorenzo is trying Ducati lessons at Honda to close MotoGP gap Jorge Lorenzo is applying bike braking elements and dynamics that he used at Ducati to his Honda MotoGP bike in order to improve his feeling and close the gap to the fastest riders...
13:39, 06/05/2019

University to close classroom where fatal shooting occurred CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina university chancellor says the school will not use the classroom where a gunman opened fire in April, killing two students and wounding four others. UNC Charlotte Chancellor Philip Dubois said in an email sent ...
00:26, 05/31/2019

Jupiter will be so close tonight, its moons will be visible with binoculars Skywatchers, Monday night is your best chance of the year to get a close look at Jupiter, the biggest planet in our solar system.       ...
14:52, 06/10/2019

Women’s Clothing Chain Dressbarn to Close its 650 Stores (NEW YORK) — Dressbarn, the women’s clothing chain that’s been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores. The company’s chief financial officer, Steven Taylor, said Dressbarn has not been operating at an ...
18:39, 05/21/2019

Stocks Close Higher Despite Pressure on Energy Shares U.S. stocks finished slightly higher on Thursday, despite being weighed down by a decline in energy stocks following several jittery days in markets over fears of a slowing global economy....
04:26, 05/31/2019

Chelsea flower show 2019 up close – in pictures Guardian photographer David Levene gives a slightly different treatment to the Royal Horticultural Society’s annual show this year by photographing at macro level. He used a specialist Zörk lens with tube extensions to get really close up and a tripo...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Kamala Harris Announces Plan to Close the Gender Pay Gap Ms. Harris would force companies with 100 or more employees to show they were paying men and women equally for analogous work, penalizing those that didn’t....
12:13, 05/20/2019

Vote Made To Close McKinney Elementary School LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board’s vote to close McKinney Elementary School has outraged parents and teachers. Parents, students, and teachers of McKinney Elementary School urged the board to keep the school t...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Huawei is too close to Chinese government - U.S. defence chief Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
08:26, 06/01/2019

San Francisco will close its youth detention center by 2021 San Francisco will close its juvenile hall by the end of 2021 after supervisors voted to end the practice of holding children in jail cells while they await their judicial fate....
21:52, 06/05/2019

Bautista crash allows Rea to close gap as Van der Mark wins Race 2 "Michael van der Mark won a thrilling Race 2 in Jerez as Alvaro Bautista crashed out to allow Jonathan Rea to narrowly close the gap on the World Superbike championship leader."...
15:00, 06/09/2019

NYC passes rule to close ‘Kushner loophole’ in construction NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers have voted to close the “Kushner loophole” that critics say encourages landlords to file false paperwork. The bill approved Wednesday by the City Council will require regulators to double-check when...
01:13, 05/09/2019

New York's Four Seasons Restaurant to close less than a year after reopening Restaurant, which opened in in 1959 in the Seagram Building, will close the week of 10 JuneThe Four Seasons Restaurant in New York is to close, less than a year after it reopened away from the Seagram Building, the masterpiece of modern architecture ...
23:39, 06/08/2019

Is Clint Frazier close to returning? An in-depth investigation Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the entire Yankees roster is currently injured. In fact, Brian Cashman has been seen posting on Facebook looking for players, like I had to for my coed playoff game tonight. However, when gi...
11:52, 05/02/2019

Jupiter will be so close this weekend, its moons will be visible with binoculars Skywatchers, Monday night is your best chance of the year to get a close look at Jupiter, the biggest planet in our solar system.        ...
19:13, 06/06/2019

Couchsurfing in Iran: close encounters in a foreign country Many consider Iran a dangerous travel destination. But the Iranians are probably some of the most hospitable people in the world. Join us on a trip through the living rooms of the Islamic Republic....
18:52, 06/07/2019

Bloomberg donates $500M in bid to close all coal plants in US Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating half a billion dollars to a new environmental campaign to close all of the coal plants in the US by 2030, he announced Thursday. Bloomberg, who is estimated to be worth $54 billion, is making the donation to...
11:39, 06/07/2019

Oregon teachers are walking out, forcing 600 schools to close Tens of thousands of teachers will air their grievances at protests across the state Wednesday. But unlike with other protests, these teachers aren't fighting for higher pay....
01:26, 05/09/2019

Trump says U.S. to keep close eye on 'American Taliban' Lindh after release U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, after his release from prison....
03:00, 05/24/2019

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year....
22:13, 05/23/2019

Iran says it is close to EU oil sales deal despite U.S. sanctions: report Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Russian news agency RIA on Tuesday that Iran was close to an oil sales deal with the European Union, despite the sanctions which have been re-imposed by the United States....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Couple in kayak have close encounter with rare rattlesnake A couple on a fishing trip in a Michigan lake earlier this month caught something unexpected — a rare venomous rattlesnake. Jonathan Hotham “freaked out” when he and his wife, Jessica, spotted the Eastern massasauga rattlesnake during their 14-...
07:26, 05/30/2019

Union: Ford to close plant in Wales that employs 1,700 LONDON (AP) — A union says Ford plans to close its engine plant in Bridgend, Wales, in September 2020. The GMB union says union leaders are being given the news by company officials on Thursday. Ford is expected to make an announcement later about th...
11:52, 06/06/2019

BJP's Massive Bengal Story: So Close To Mamata Banerjee Bengal is looking at a saffron surge as the BJP raced towards an impressive score and was closing the gap fast with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress as votes were counted for the......
08:00, 05/23/2019

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading the Democratic field in the crucial early caucus state of Iowa, according to a new poll. Closely trailing Biden are Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with S...
22:13, 06/09/2019

Trump's Point Man on China Trade Still Trying to Close the Deal The trade impasse between the U.S. and China reflects the view of the Trump administration—and trade representative Robert Lighthizer—that a deal should focus on long-term changes in Chinese economic rules....
14:52, 05/23/2019

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre...
21:26, 06/09/2019

Bosnia is close to the edge. We need Europe’s help | Aleksandar Brezar With the economy hobbled and ethnic nationalist sentiment rising, this is no time for complacencyIn the opening scenes of Danis Tanović’s Oscar-winning film No Man’s Land, set in Bosnia during the 1992-95 war, a soldier in the Bosnian army reads the ...
15:13, 05/29/2019

‘Framing John DeLorean’ Review: The Man Who Flew His Car Too Close to the Sun Mixing documentary and fictionalized re-enactment, a new film about the mythic automaker tells a quintessentially American story of ambition and greed....
19:26, 06/06/2019

Colts close out draft class with signing of LB Okereke INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie linebacker Bobby Okereke became the Indianapolis Colts’ final draft pick to sign his rookie contract Friday. He was a third-round selection, No. 89 overall. Indianapolis expects him to provide depth at linebacker and ...
02:39, 06/15/2019

Confirmed: Honda Swindon plant to close down in 2021 News 13 May, 2019 Honda confirms "with heavy heart" that its Wiltshire factory will close down at the end of the current Civic's lifecycle in 2021...
17:26, 05/13/2019

Amazon close to buying a stake in UK's Deliveroo -Sky News Amazon.com Inc is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in UK food delivery app Deliveroo as part of a $575 million fundraising, Sky News reported on Thursday, citing sources....
01:39, 05/17/2019

Kevin Durant’s close friend: ‘He’s going to come back 10 times better’ OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors backup point guard Quinn Cook has known Kevin Durant since he was an unknown, skinny teenager in Seat Pleasant, Md., and he’s not going to doubt his friend now. Amid widespread speculation Durant will never be the same play...
15:52, 06/13/2019

Ina, Orange Grove roads to close at I-10 overnight Monday  TUCSON – Crews are set to install an overhead message sign at the Ina Road interchange with Interstate 10 Monday night. Eastbound I-10 is scheduled to be closed from 10 p.m. Monday until 5 a.m. on Tuesday. Eastbound I-10 traffic detouring on the eas...
22:52, 06/13/2019

NY poised to close loophole aimed at possible Trump pardons ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A presidential pardon for federal crimes won’t be enough to clear a person of similar state charges under legislation poised for passage in New York. The Democrat-led state Assembly plans to vote Tuesday on a measure closing...
18:00, 05/21/2019

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving and electric cars: VW Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving and electric cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
03:39, 06/14/2019

District may close Rhode Island’s last one-room schoolhouse PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s last one-room schoolhouse could close if funding is withdrawn. The nonprofit Prudence Island School Foundation and Portsmouth School District have an agreement in which the district funds the education pro...
22:52, 05/13/2019

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
03:52, 06/14/2019

North Carolina’s Special Election: When Do the Polls Close? Primary voters will thin a field of more than two dozen candidates running to replace Walter B. Jones Jr., a longtime congressman who died in February....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Sephora will close for diversity training after incident with celebrity Sephora will close all locations on June 5 to hold diversity training for its staff after R&B singer SZA accused the store of racial profiling in April....
16:52, 06/03/2019

Raptors close out Warriors in wild finish to win first NBA title OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant went down Monday and the Warriors went down for good Thursday. It did not come before another heroic — yet devastating — moment for another Golden State free-agent superstar, Klay Thompson, whose future next season also...
08:00, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Polls close in most of Spain amid divisions Polls have closed in most of Spain in an election with one of the highest turnout levels in recent years amid division over the role that the far-right could play in influencing the country’s politics...
20:52, 04/28/2019

U.S. billionaire Commisso close to buying ACF Fiorentina: source U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso is close to agreeing the purchase of Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family for around 160 million euros ($180 million), a source with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
19:26, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Denver polls close in mayor’s race DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Polls have closed in a Denver mayoral runoff election that’s featured feisty debate over the city’s rapid development. Mayor Michael Hancock i...
04:13, 06/05/2019

Amazon close to buying a stake in UK's Deliveroo: Sky News Amazon.com Inc is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in UK food delivery app Deliveroo as part of a $575 million fundraising, Sky News reported on Thursday, citing sources....
10:13, 05/17/2019

Opera Reborn 3: No modern browser is perfect, but this may be as close as it gets When Opera Software unveiled a new look and feel for its browser earlier this year, the company made a big deal of the impending changes. "We put Web content at center stage," the Opera team declared on its blog. And early previews of the design appe...
16:26, 05/19/2019

Microsoft wants to close the UWP, Win32 divide with 'Windows Apps' Is Microsoft's UWP going away? Is the Microsoft Store on its way out? Microsoft Corporate VP Kevin Gallo explains the latest twists in Microsoft's long and winding Windows developer platform strategy....
18:39, 05/08/2019

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
08:52, 06/01/2019

Take a Close Look at the Toyota Previa's Fascinating Accessory Driveshaft Typically, a car’s driveshaft is what allows torque transfer between an engine and wheels that are a fair distance away. But in the lovable, supercharged, mid-engine, rear-wheel drive Toyota Previa minivan, there exists a front driveshaft that does t...
02:39, 05/12/2019

The Fiver | Close to becoming the first manager to fall off his team’s victory parade bus Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!More than half a million people are estimated to have lined the streets of Liverpool (population: 552,000) on Sunday to welcome home Jürgen Klopp and his team of Big Cup winners after their win over ...
18:26, 06/03/2019

UK economy 'close to stagnation'; car sales fall again – business live Data firm Markit says activity, order books and hiring were all hit by uncertainty and the Brexit crisis last monthUK PMI slips closer to stagnationService sector grew in May, but factories and builders didn’tCar sales fell in May; diesel shunned aga...
12:26, 06/05/2019

Missouri Dangerously Close to Becoming First State Without Access to Abortion Clinics Last week, Gov. Mike Parson—in his efforts to position Missouri as “one of the strongest pro-life states in the country”—signed legislation that makes any doctor who performs an abortion within the state subject to up to 15 years imprisonment....
23:13, 05/28/2019

India's IndiGo close to new engine deal, may drop Pratt for CFM India's biggest airline, IndiGo, is close to a decision on engines that could mark a dramatic shift away from Pratt & Whitney towards its French-American rival CFM but a final decision is only expected later in June, according to three people aware o...
17:13, 06/01/2019

Missouri's last abortion clinic warns it may close after state action Missouri's only abortion clinic expects to be shut down this week after the state health department refused to renew its license, which would make it the only U.S. state without a legal abortion clinic, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
19:00, 05/28/2019

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign by Australia....
14:13, 06/04/2019

CVS to close some unprofitable stores as pharmacy chain looks to expand new HealthHUBs CVS Health signaled it may close more stores, even as it redesigns some of its locations to focus more on health services Tuesday at the company's investor day....
18:52, 06/04/2019

Heat forces South Carolina bridge to close for several hours SULLIVANS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The extreme heat that’s been scorching the Deep South prompted the closure of a swinging bridge to a South Carolina beach town for several hours. The state Department of Transportation says the heat caused the stee...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Won’t Close at Midnight, Judge Rules A judge in Missouri ruled on Friday that the state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing the procedure, blocking Missouri from becoming the first state without an abortion clinic in nearly 50 years. Planned Parenthood said in a statemen...
06:52, 06/01/2019

Bayern close in on seventh consecutive Bundesliga title with win over Hannover • Lewandowski, Goretzka and Ribery earn Bayern 3-1 win• Dortmund face Werder Bremen later on SaturdayBundesliga leaders Bayern Munich stuttered to a 3-1 win over bottom club Hannover on Saturday as substitute Jonathas scored and was sent off in 10 ev...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Amey close to ending £300m Birmingham road crisis The embattled contractor Amey is closing in on a £300m deal to abandon the maintenance of Birmingham's 1600-mile road network, drawing a line under one of Britain's most troubled outsourcing contracts....
13:52, 05/30/2019

Glenn Close discovers Snapchat, turns into Woody Harrelson The good news: Glenn Close has discovered Snapchat. It’s always fun to find a new app, and, even if Snapchat has lost a lot of its luster on account of its best features being stolen by Instagram, there’s still plenty of fun to be had on there. Snap...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Brave Atalanta close on Champions League by playing the Ajax way Gian Piero Gasperini’s Serie A top scorers have been likened by Fabio Capello to the thrilling Dutch side in the way they commit to one-on-one battles all over the pitchA lesser team would have broken. On 15 April, Atalanta played out one of the most...
13:26, 05/06/2019

Ford to close Wales engine plant in 2020: union Ford will close its engine plant in Bridgend, south Wales, by September 2020, a trade union said on Thursday, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in the latest blow to Britain's car industry....
13:26, 06/06/2019

We'll stay close, Britain's Prince Charles tells Germans Ties between Britain and Germany will remain close in the future, Prince Charles told an audience in Berlin, in a clear reference to ongoing uncertainty over Britain's looming departure from the European Union....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Three-time All-Star Carlos Gonzalez, Cubs close in on deal CHICAGO (AP) — Three-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez and the Chicago Cubs were closing in on a minor league deal Thursday. Gonzalez’s agent, Scott Boras, said a contract was being finalized. A three-time Gold Glove winner, Gonzalez was...
00:26, 05/31/2019

Flea 'invasion' forces Paris police station to close An outbreak of fleas has led to the closure of a Paris police station after officers complained they were being bitten and the parasites were "contaminating" their homes....
12:39, 05/06/2019

Manchester City close in on £47m Sporting midfielder Bruno Fernandes • City to offer players in deal to reduce £86m buyout clause• Manchester United also inquired about FernandesManchester City are set to beat Manchester United to the signature of Bruno Fernandes. Pep Guardiola has been monitoring the Sporting and Por...
02:39, 05/08/2019

‘Blood & Truth’ review: As close as you’ll ever get to living out an action movie When I reviewed Farpoint for PlayStation VR two years ago, I proclaimed that first-person shooters could indeed work in virtual reality. This theory has been tested by numerous VR titles over the past two years, but none have captured my attention qu...
02:39, 06/03/2019

Germany's Infineon close to acquire Cypress Semiconductor: Bloomberg German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG is nearing a deal to buy Cypress Semiconductor Corp, valuing the U.S. chipmaker at almost $10 billion, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-03/infineon-is-said-to-near-deal-to-ac...
05:39, 06/03/2019

Some States Seek To Close Loopholes In Marital Rape Laws COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Witches were still being burned at the stake when Sir Matthew Hale came up with his legal theory that rape could not happen within marriage. The 17th century English jurist declared it legally impossible because wedding vows imp...
22:52, 05/04/2019

Germany's Infineon close to acquiring Cypress Semiconductor: Bloomberg German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG is nearing a deal to buy Cypress Semiconductor Corp, valuing the U.S. chipmaker at almost $10 billion, Bloomberg reported on Sunday....
06:26, 06/03/2019

James Holzhauer is this close to beating 'Jeopardy!'s earnings record Another day, another win for Jeopardy! savant James Holzhauer, as the professional sports gambler is now just $58,484 away from the game show’s record for earnings....
19:13, 06/01/2019

RPT-India's IndiGo close to new engine deal, may drop Pratt for CFM India's biggest airline, IndiGo, is close to a decision on engines that could mark a dramatic shift away from Pratt & Whitney towards its French-American rival CFM but a final decision is only expected later in June, according to three people aware o...
08:52, 06/03/2019

Sephora To Close For Training After Racial Profiling Involving R&B Star High street makeup powerhouse Sephora has announced it will close all its US stores, distribution centres and corporate office for employee training after a racial profiling incident involving......
14:26, 06/03/2019

Sephora to close its stores June 5 for diversity training after SZA says she was profiled Sephora by Michael Seachang / Flickr By Janelle Griffith Sephora will close more than 400 stores in the United States on the morning of June 5 to host inclusion workshops for its employees, according to a statement posted on the company’s websi...
16:26, 06/03/2019

The Fiver | Swaggering close to glory only to bash their heads against the podium Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!‘Spursy’ is a relatively recent addition to football’s lexicon, an adjective used to describe a particular club’s uncanny ability to swagger to within touching distance of glory, only to trip up and ...
17:13, 05/31/2019

Travelers left close to $1 million at TSA airport checkpoints last year Air travelers left close to $1 million at airport checkpoints around the country during the last fiscal year, according to the Transportation Security Administration....
17:26, 05/31/2019

Polls close after South Africans vote in general election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keeps its majority despite a low turnout. The party has won a majority in every election since the end of apartheid in 1994....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Okta CEO says cloud company has a 'close eye' on tariffs, but for now exposure is minimal "We do think about powering business globally, so it's in everyone's interest I think to have as much free trade — as much economic commerce — as possible," Todd McKinnon says....
03:26, 06/01/2019

Spain’s 125-foot slide forced to close day after opening due to injuries This thrill was apparently too much to handle. A 125-foot slide that links two streets in a southern Spanish town was forced to close a day after opening on Thursday after multiple people reported being injured. The stainless steel chute in Estepona ...
01:52, 05/14/2019

West Ham close to signing Villarreal midfielder Pablo Fornals for £24m • Spain international one of La Liga’s brightest talents• Manuel Pellegrini retains interest in Celta Vigo’s Maxi GómezWest Ham are close to completing a £24m deal for Villarreal’s Pablo Fornals.Mario Husillos, the West Ham director of football, know...
22:39, 06/12/2019

U.S. Close to Deal With Canada, Mexico to End Steel and Aluminum Tariffs U.S. trade negotiators are nearing a deal with Canada and Mexico to end Washington-imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, which have threatened congressional passage of President Trump’s revamped trade deal with the two nations, said people familiar ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

How to instantly close all the open Safari tabs on your iPhone (and iPad) Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I don’t know when it started, but I’m a tab fiend. My computer browser is overflowing with sites I keep open jus...
15:26, 06/12/2019

Aaron Hicks and Chad Green very close to rejoining Yankees ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Aaron Hicks and Chad Green are very close to rejoining the Yankees. Hicks went 3-for-4 with an RBI for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Saturday against Toledo. Hicks has played in four minor league games (three at Single-A Ta...
10:00, 05/12/2019

Agua Caliente Park to partially close for pond restoration TUCSON – Pima County’s Agua Caliente Park will be partially closed temporary for the restoration of its main pond. The partial closure is expected to be in place from June 12 to 14 and may possibly extend into the week of June 17. Pima County says th...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Promoted: Popular Shell House Canada comes to a close in Montreal After a successful weekend entertaining and educating Formula 1 fans in Montreal, Shell House comes to an end. Here are the highlights from the Canadian Grand Prix event...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Pelosi downplays House Dem support for Trump impeachment, says ‘it's not even close’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday downplayed the support inside her caucus for impeaching President Trump, saying House Democrats who oppose it outnumber those vocally pushing for it....
19:39, 06/11/2019

Kim Kardashian's Close-Up Photo of Psalm West Is One Sweet Surprise It's time to keep up with Psalm West! Close to a month after Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child via surrogate, the proud parents have been giving their newborn......
00:00, 06/11/2019

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an "equal pay certification" or be fined....
12:39, 05/20/2019

Black households try to close wealth gap by chasing higher returns Black investors are trying to close the wealth gap and feather their retirement nests should avoid taking on too much risk to speed their savings rate. Professional advice can help....
15:13, 05/20/2019

PGA Championship: Tiger Woods gets up-close look at Brooks Koepka’s dominance What Tiger Woods watched for the better part of five hours Thursday is what he helped create. Woods is as much the reason for Brooks Koepka’s existence on the PGA Tour as anyone. So it had to be a sobering sight for the 43-year-old Woods, watching th...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Josh Brown on why volatility shouldn't scare you — even close to retirement For most investors, the real risk is not saving enough and not having it grow enough to cover future expenses during retirement. If running out of money is the true risk, then anything you do today that reduces growing your nest egg is a problem....
12:13, 05/01/2019

David Squires on … Manchester City's title win and how close Liverpool came Our cartoonist on the Premier League’s final day, channel-hopping and Tranmere’s top boyTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
13:00, 05/14/2019

A Star Graduate of France's Elite School Wants to Close Its Doors President Emmanuel Macron wants to shut the École Nationale d’Administration, an institution that has become a symbol of France’s close-knit elite and persistent class divide, as part of an overhaul of the country’s education system....
16:52, 05/14/2019

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the gritty commuter hub at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street,...
13:13, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Primary polls close in N. Carolina redo election RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a Republican primary election for a still-vacant North Carolina congressional seat (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Votes are being counted in the Republican primary as a North Carolina congressional district tries agai...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Sen. Martha McSally: The opioid crisis hits too close to home for too many The opioid crisis hits close to home for too many Arizonans and Americans. Since 2017, 20,432 Arizonans suffered from an opioid overdose and countless are suffering with destructive addiction today. During the 15-county listening tour I took in my fi...
06:26, 05/15/2019

Mnuchin Says U.S. Close to Resolving Steel Tariffs With Mexico and Canada Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said negotiators are likely to travel to Beijing soon to continue talks with China and signaled that disputes with two other trading partners are close to being resolved....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Japan’s Naruhito in 1st speech vows to stay close to people Emperor Naruhito inherited Imperial regalia and seals as proof of his succession to the throne and pledged to follow his father’s example in devoting himself to peace and staying close to the people...
06:39, 05/01/2019

Mexico says it is close to U.S. metals tariff deal, waiting for Canada Mexico is close to resolving its dispute with the United States over steel and aluminum tariffs without quotas but hopes Canada can reach a similar agreement before completing it, a senior Mexican official said on Wednesday....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Australian prime minister predicts close election result CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s conservative prime minister has predicted a close result at elections on Saturday as his rival used a campaign rally to revel in the memory of one of his center-left party’s greatest victories 47 yea...
09:00, 05/16/2019

De Blasio, Corey Johnson close to deal on city budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson are expected to shake hands on a city budget deal Thursday evening, three sources told The Post. Two City Council sources said the mayor was eager to get an agreement done now so he can focu...
21:00, 06/13/2019

AT&T outclassed Verizon in hurricane response, and it wasn’t close, union says Enlarge / PANAMA CITY, Fla. - OCTOBER 19: Mark Mauldin hangs a sign near the front of his property expressing his dissatisfaction with his Verizon cell phone service following Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle on October 10....
18:39, 05/21/2019

Former top FBI lawyer on defense as IG probe on surveillance abuse nears close Former FBI counsel James Baker, speaking Friday at a rare public appearance, defended the FBI’s controversial surveillance of a former Trump aide during the 2016 campaign, as a closely watched inspector general investigation into that process nears i...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Brazil's Itaú plans to close 400 branches in two years -sources Brazil's largest private lender, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, plans to close 400 branches in the country over the next two years, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
21:39, 05/13/2019

Rumor has Verizon close to making an announcement that will differentiate it from rivals While T-Mobile loves to brag about fixing customer pain points with each Un-Carrier move, here's a pain point that no carrier appears willing to fix. When you send in your broken phone to be replaced under warranty, even if you just purchased it, you...
21:00, 06/09/2019

Netflix’s Tuca and Bertie Is Too Close to Broad City for Comfort Broad City is dead, but its spirit of metropolitan millennial best-friendship lives on in Tuca and Bertie, an animated comedy from BoJack Horseman producer and production designer Lisa Hanawalt. A voice cast led by Tiffany Haddish, Ali Wong and Steve...
05:39, 05/02/2019

Philip Green's Arcadia to close UK stores, review U.S. in restructuring British retail tycoon Philip Green's Arcadia Group said on Wednesday it planned to close 23 of its 566 stores in the UK and Ireland in a major restructuring of the fashion business that could also see its Topshop/Topman stores close in the U.S.....
21:26, 05/22/2019

| Main opposition warns against rigging in close Malawi vote Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has warned against attempts to rig the country's election, claiming he was leading as votes were slowly tallied....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Venezuela Government Arrests a Close Aide of Juan Guaidó Venezuelan authorities arrested a prominent opposition politician as embattled President Nicolás Maduro strikes back against critics a week after the opposition failed to spark a military uprising....
05:52, 05/09/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold re-release might not be very close, as Best Buy cancels all pre-orders The epic (and unfortunate) release saga of the highly anticipated Galaxy Fold is obviously far from over, as Samsung still thinks it can fix all the vulnerabilities of the company's first (near-) finished foldable design without having to cancel the ...
02:00, 05/25/2019

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers clai...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman’s marital status and tell her about the “emotional implications...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Rafael Benítez suggests he is close to signing new Newcastle contract • Benítez confirms he has held ‘positive’ talks over his future• Manager says he will do Liverpool no favours on SaturdayRafael Benítez has suggested he is close to recommitting himself to Newcastle United and could soon renew a contract which expire...
19:39, 05/03/2019

Polls Close For Primary Election In Eastern Half Of Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Polls have closed in the eastern half of Kentucky in the primary election races for governor, attorney general, secretary of state and other statewide offices. Voters in line at 6 p.m. local time are allowed to cast ballots, bu...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits NEW YORK (AP) — A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women. Adam Harris, a lawyer for studio co-founder B...
04:26, 05/24/2019

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production....
15:52, 06/07/2019

With Miguel Andujar close to returning, what does the future hold for fill-in Gio Urshela? If all goes according to plan, Yankees sophomore third baseman Miguel Andujar, who’s been sidelined with a small tear in his right labrum for the past month, will come off the injured list and rejoin the big league club next weekend when they h...
11:52, 05/02/2019

Ford to close engine plant in Wales in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales next year because of falling demand for some of its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car industry....
23:00, 06/06/2019

As Mexico-U.S. talks progress, markets rise on hopes a deal could be close Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with markets rebounding on reports that a deal could be close, although it was unclear if Mexican pledges to curb migration flows were enough to stop tariffs on Mexican good...
01:13, 06/07/2019

Panama's Cortizo wins close presidential race, calls for unity U.S.-educated political veteran Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo won Panama's presidential election in a close race on Sunday, with the electoral tribunal declaring him winner by just over two percentage points....
01:13, 05/07/2019

After Coming Agonizingly Close To World Cup Glory Last Time, England Are Back And Better Than Ever There’s probably no team with more regret over the 2015 World Cup than England. The Lionesses were knocked out in Canada four years ago by Japan via a cruel 92nd minute own goal by defender Laura Bassett, who sliced a clearance into her own net. That...
21:52, 06/08/2019

Sri Lanka stocks close little changed in thin trade; rupee edges up Sri Lankan shares ended almost flat in dull trade on Thursday, but posted their lowest close in nearly three weeks, while the rupee ended slightly firmer, market sources said. ** On Friday, the central bank cut its key interest rates to support its f...
14:39, 06/06/2019

'Outdated and expensive': San Francisco to close juvenile hall in pioneering move System violates ‘modern understanding of youth brain’, says official as lawmakers make near-unanimous decisionSan Francisco is set to become the first major city in the US to shut down its juvenile detention center, after lawmakers voted to close the...
14:00, 06/06/2019

UK PM candidate Gove open to short Brexit delay if deal is close Michael Gove, a candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would be prepared to delay Brexit for a few days or weeks beyond the current exit date of Oct. 31, if Britain was close to signing an exit deal with the European Union....
18:52, 06/09/2019

Santa Anita refusing to close after horse dies of heart attack ARCADIA, Calif. — A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet. Truffalino collapsed in the final stages of the third race on turf Sunday. A track...
15:39, 06/10/2019

Panama elections: Cortizo holds narrow lead in close contest Panamanians flocked to the polls in large numbers in an election that has been overshawdowed by corruption scandals. Preliminary results showed a tight race between Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo and Romulo Roux....
04:39, 05/06/2019

Bundesliga Bulletin: Bayern close in on sixth straight title defense There's a four-point difference in the title race with six to play for after Dortmund's downfall edged Bayern closer to glory. Elsewhere, the race for Europe and the relegation battle are set to go down to the wire....
22:26, 05/05/2019

CBOE Holdings Announces Close of Acquisition of Bats Global Markets CHICAGO, IL -- March 1, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today said the company completed its acquisition of Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats: BATS) on Tuesday, February 28, in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $3.4 billio...
02:39, 05/02/2019

China Moves to Close Gap in Trade Expertise as Clash With Trump Intensifies Beijing called in one of its most experienced negotiators on trade policy shortly before talks with the United States collapsed, adding a veteran voice at a critical moment....
20:26, 06/11/2019

Kohl's to close its Off/Aisle discount stores after four years in operation Kohl's will close its four Off/Aisle stores, ending a four-year-old foray into discount retailing, the company told employees Tuesday.       ...
02:39, 06/12/2019

We were so close to Rami Malek's Freddy Mercury making a cameo in Rocketman It’s all been leading to this. The cinematic universe. The reliance on a sustainable brand, one with the synergistic potential to unfold across multiple modes of storytelling, branding, and promotion. And the slow monopolization of Hollywood ensures ...
09:01, 06/12/2019

Saudia airline close to placing order for Airbus aircraft: sources Saudi Arabian Airlines is close to placing a multi-billion-dollar order for aircraft at least partly involving Airbus jets, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
11:26, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Ford to close Wales engine plant in 2020 -union Ford will close its engine plant in Bridgend, south Wales, by September 2020, a trade union said on Thursday, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in the latest blow to Britain's car industry....
12:39, 06/06/2019

Cboe Bitcoin Futures (XBT) Close First Day of Trading; Post Volume of More Than 4,000 Contracts CHICAGO – December 11, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) traded a reported 4,127 contracts in their first day of trading. XB...
21:26, 05/01/2019

Know When To Fold 'Em: Billionaire Leon Cooperman To Close Hedge Fund After Big Comeback Hedge fund billionaire Leon Cooperman is closing his famous fund Omega Advisors to outside money. Cooperman is exiting after a high after posting strong returns in recent years and will increasingly focus on fulfilling The Giving Pledge....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Scary Video Shows Billionaire's Close Call With Falling Metal Bar Business tycoon, author and founder of the Virgin Group of companies, Richard Branson, recently had a "close call" with a falling banner and a metal bar....
19:26, 04/28/2019

$44 million settlement reportedly close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Mercosur and EU very close to agreeing free-trade deal, says Brazilian official "We’ve never been so close," Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretary Lucas Ferraz tells Bloomberg. Deal could be made as early as next week, or more likely by the end of June....
20:26, 05/08/2019

Fifteen Cornwall head vows to go on as Jamie Oliver's restaurants close LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The head of a restaurant in southwest England set up by Jamie Oliver to train unemployed young people as chefs vowed on Tuesday to "keep the light burning" after the celebrity chef's restaurant chain went into ad...
00:13, 05/22/2019

Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close after state threatens not to renew license Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood officials said Tuesday....
00:00, 05/29/2019

Missouri's last abortion clinic could close, making the state the only one without a facility Missouri's threat to decline a license renewal may force the state's only abortion clinic to close by the end of the week, Planned Parenthood officials said.        ...
23:52, 05/28/2019

Mexico says deal may be close on steel tariffs, boosting Trump USMCA A top Mexican official has raised hopes for the possibility of the U.S. lifting its steel and aluminum tariffs, a move that would boost President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement on trade in Congress....
16:13, 05/15/2019

U.S. close to resolving steel, aluminum tariffs with Canada, Mexico: reports U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said the United States is close to resolving steel and aluminum tariffs with Canada and Mexico, the Wall Street Journal reported....
17:52, 05/15/2019

Schools close in water-soaked Houston as serious flooding continues for 20 million The Houston fire department urged motorists Friday to stay off the roads to avoid more flash flooding from a storm system lingering in the western Gulf of Mexico.        ...
20:26, 05/10/2019

Stage 14 highlights: Carapaz in pink as Roglic, Nibali, Yates close in GC "Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz soloed to a second win of the Giro d’Italia and soared into the race lead after an explosive Stage 14 in the Alps, as Britain’s Simon Yates clawed back some time and returned to the top 10 in the shadow of Mont Blanc."...
22:00, 05/25/2019

US pressure group that pushed doctors to prescribe painkillers forced to close American Pain Society accused of being pawn of big pharmaGroup took nearly $1m from leading opioid manufacturersA leading medical society, described by a US Senate report as a pawn of the pharmaceutical industry for its prominent role in pressuring d...
14:52, 05/25/2019

Lear to close plant near Detroit, move operation to northern Mich. Lear is shifting seating work from a plant near Detroit to another operation in Traverse City, Mich., and said it is offering affected employees the chance to transfer....
22:26, 06/11/2019

Rocco Commisso, Cosmos Owner, Is Said to Be Close to Buying Italy’s Fiorentina Commisso, the billionaire chairman of Mediacom, has owned the Cosmos since 2017 but has long sought to be involved with a club in a top-tier league like Serie A....
04:52, 05/25/2019

Equities, yields close lower before U.S.-China trade crunch time Stock indexes around the world fell for a fourth day in a row on Thursday, though Wall Street closed above session lows after comments from President Donald Trump about U.S.-China trade talks a day before the United States was due to raise tariffs....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Scotland close to naming manager with Kilmarnock’s Steve Clarke favourite • Confirmation of manager likely by Monday at the latest• Aberdeen’s Derek McInnes still in frameThe Scottish FA aims to be in a position to confirm the national team’s manager by Monday at the latest with Kilmarnock’s Steve Clarke the leading candid...
00:26, 05/16/2019

Meghan Markle's Close Friends Say New Mom "Doesn't Deserve" Negative Press Those close to Meghan Markle know the truth about the Duchess of Sussex. Ever since becoming a household name partly because of her relationship with Prince Harry, the former actress has......
21:52, 05/16/2019

Emotional 'Rocketman' cast formed close bond with Elton John Actor Taron Egerton said on Friday he'd developed a close friendship with Elton John while preparing for the biopic "Rocketman", adding to the emotion after a glittering premiere where few of its stellar attendees were left dried-eyed....
17:26, 05/17/2019

Apple failed to close off a big antitrust threat, but it probably won't feel the harm for years The Supreme Court ruled in Apple Inc. v. Pepper that consumers do have the standing to sue Apple, and it opens up a major antitrust threat to Apple's App Store business....
19:13, 05/13/2019

The 2019 Wellcome photography prize: close focus on the human condition The annual awards celebrate the best images of science around the worldA human face lies inert on a surgical tray as if staring up at the team of doctors hovering over it. It has taken them 16 hours of precise, painstaking work to remove it from a 31...
19:00, 06/01/2019

Brazil's Natura close to concluding Avon Products deal- source Brazilian makeup brand Natura Cosmeticos SA is close to completing a deal to acquire Avon Products Inc., a source with knowledge of the matter said on Monday....
01:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister says deal with Exxon close, slowed by evacuation A major oil deal between Iraq and Exxon Mobil was "very close" but had been slowed by Exxon's decision on Saturday to evacuate its international staff from the West Qurna oil field, Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
23:39, 05/19/2019

REFILE-Germany's Infineon close to acquiring Cypress Semiconductor - Bloomberg German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG is nearing a deal to buy Cypress Semiconductor Corp , valuing the U.S. chipmaker at almost $10 billion, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-03/infineon-is-said-to-near-deal-to-a...
08:52, 06/03/2019

Bundesliga Bulletin: Bayern Munich close in on seventh straight title There's a four-point difference in the title race with six to play for after Dortmund's downfall edged Bayern closer to glory. Elsewhere, the race for Europe and the relegation battle are set to go down to the wire....
14:13, 05/06/2019

Elections in India draw to a close amid bitter political rhetoric Voters in India cast their ballots in the seventh and last phase of elections to choose a new government in New Delhi. This year’s polls witnessed a massive decline in the standard of campaigning by political parties....
12:39, 05/19/2019

Australia’s Conservative Coalition Wins Surprise Third Term After Close Election (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s ruling conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country’s general election on Saturday, defying opinion polls that had tipped the center-left opposition party to oust it from power and...
18:13, 05/18/2019

After playoff heartbreak and roster turnover, Raptors are ready for Finals close-up Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri and all-star guard Kyle Lowry are eagerly anticipating the start of the NBA Finals, which stands as a big payoff for a rocky summer....
17:00, 05/30/2019

Jürgen Klopp says Liverpool need ‘close to perfection’ to unseat Manchester City • ‘Unbelievably big steps’ made by Liverpool, manager says• Klopp hails ‘brilliant season … 97 points is incredible’Jürgen Klopp said Liverpool would not be deflated by missing out on the Premier League title with an astonishing 97 points but admitte...
22:39, 05/12/2019

IndiGo Close To New Engine Deal, May Drop Pratt & Whitney: Report IndiGo has an order book of 430 Airbus planes of the A320neo family, of which the first 150 aircraft were to be powered by engines from United Technologies Corp's Pratt & Whitney....
17:00, 06/01/2019

Sephora to close its stores for company-wide diversity training on June 5 Sephora is following in the footsteps of Nike, Starbucks and Papa Johns by hosting diversity training after SZA tweeted she was racially profiled.        ...
17:26, 05/30/2019

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
04:13, 05/24/2019

CBOE Holdings' Acquisition of Bats Global Markets Expected to Close February 28 CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 16, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. announced today that the companies expect to complete CBOE Holdings' acquisition of Bats Global Markets on February 28, 2017. Earlier this mo...
02:39, 05/02/2019

Indiana man allegedly shot 60-year-old veteran 20 times with paintballs at close range An Indiana man allegedly shot a 60-year-old military veteran at least 20 times at close range as the alleged victim walked on the street, authorities said....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Facebook tweaks News Feed to focus on close friends and relevant links Facebook is once again changing up the News Feed. The company announced Thursday two ranking updates to the algorithm that drives the News Feed. One is meant to prioritize a user's closest friends, and another the links they'll find most re...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Facebook tweaks News Feed to favor close friends and ‘worthwhile’ content Facebook’s biggest money-spinner is its News Feed, and the company has announced yet another key change to the algorithm. In a fresh announcement, the social network said that it’s leveraging new signals such as user surveys to prioritize posts from ...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Elon Musk says Tesla still plans to offer insurance, but is waiting for an acquisition to close The idea behind Tesla offering its own insurance would be to lower rates for drivers, leveraging internal data from Tesla's AutoPilot systems to justify that....
04:26, 06/12/2019

As conservative U.S. states pass abortion bans, Missouri's sole clinic could close Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday, as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform the procedure unless a St. Louis judge intervenes....
17:52, 05/31/2019

Cboe Global Markets Announces Post Market Close Conference Call CHICAGO – February 7, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will hold a teleconference after today’s market close to provide an overview of recent market conditions and address certain concerns around market volatility and the ...
21:26, 05/01/2019

Lewis Hamilton takes time out after death of ‘close friend’ Niki Lauda • Hamilton excused from F1 media duties before Monaco GP • Pair grew close after Lauda persuaded Briton to join MercedesLewis Hamilton has curtailed his pre-race activities before the Monaco Grand Prix as he comes to terms with the death of his frien...
20:39, 05/22/2019

Children's Place plans to close up to 45 stores and relaunch Gymboree brand The Children's Place is closing 40 to 45 stores in 2019 but at the same time is opening new stores to fill the void left by Gymboree.        ...
22:13, 05/17/2019

We tested the Amazon Echo and the Google Home to see which smart speaker is best, and it was extremely close Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Flee! French police forced to close Paris station after flea invasion Working conditions have become ‘intolerable, says police union, calling for the station to be completely fumigatedA police station in north-eastern Paris had to be evacuated on Sunday after it was invaded by fleas, a police union said.“Police station...
07:00, 05/06/2019

Kevin Durant to the Knicks? Not so fast, says close friend, ex-teammate Kendrick Perkins To many people, Kevin Durant joining the Knicks this summer seems like a done deal. According to Kendrick Perkins, those people may be wrong.        ...
16:26, 05/23/2019

Dressbarn chain begins ‘wind-down’ phase, set to close all 650 stores The clothing store Dressbarn announced it was going out of business and will eventually shut down 650 stores. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
19:52, 05/21/2019

4-year-old’s scalp torn off by lion in South Africa after girl got too close to cub: reports A 4-year-old girl was left in critical condition after a lion reportedly tore off a part of her scalp after she and her father got a little too close to its fenced cage in South Africa....
21:39, 05/16/2019

Jaguar Land Rover owner denies deal to sell firm to PSA is close Jaguar Land Rover Fresh reports claim French PSA Group is closing on deal to buy luxury British carmaker The owners of Jaguar Land Rover have denied reports that they are close to finalising a deal to sell the car firm to the PSA Group. The Press ...
13:26, 05/10/2019

San Diego authorities close entire Imperial Beach shoreline over contamination from Mexico The shoreline of Imperial Beach in San Diego County, California has been closed to swimmers after sewage contamination flowed from Mexico's Tijuana River....
11:39, 05/28/2019

Warburg Pincus nearing close of $4.3 bln China-Southeast Asia fund - sources Warburg Pincus LLC is nearing the final close of an at least $4.25 billion private equity fund focusing on Chinese and Southeast Asian investments, people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
11:13, 06/06/2019

State Senate looks to close loopholes that helped Eric Schneiderman avoid charges Legislators are proposing a law to close a loophole that prevented New York’s disgraced ex-Attorney General Eric Schneiderman from being prosecuted for allegedly harassing and physically abusing four women. “The recent investigation of abuse allegati...
17:00, 05/14/2019

RPT-Ardian close to buying Cerberus-owned wind farms in Spain- sources French investment fund Ardian is close to buying wind farms from Spanish renewables group Renovalia in a 550 million euro ($617.87 million) deal, two sources with knowledge of the deal said, marking a move into green energy where buyer interest is ho...
10:00, 05/14/2019

‘Close to inconceivable': Trump’s Iran rhetoric sparks warning of Iraq war redux Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle warned President Donald Trump on Wednesday to avoid plunging the United States into another Iraq-like war in the Middle East, demanding more information about vague warnings that Iran might be planning attacks on ...
20:26, 05/15/2019

Evgeny Kuznetsov video timeline clarified as Capitals, NHL close investigation with no punishment The NHL found no basis to question Kuznetsov's account of a social media post that showed him in a hotel room with what appeared to be illegal drugs....
18:52, 05/31/2019

Panama's electoral tribunal declares Cortizo winner of close presidential election Panama's electoral tribunal declared presidential front-runner Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo the winner of Sunday's election with 95 percent of votes counted, following an unexpectedly tight race....
07:26, 05/06/2019

Mets’ Cano trade gets worse: Bruce close to Phillies, Kelenic rising It’s the Mets trade that keeps on giving… pain. And somehow, it’s only getting worse. The winter blockbuster that saw an overly ambitious GM Brodie Van Wagenen cast off a pair of veterans and slew of talented prospects to the Seattl...
22:39, 06/02/2019

Christian persecution close to 'genocide levels,' largely ignored due to 'political correctness': report Political correctness contributes to alarming anti-Christian hostility around the world and caters to the terrorists trying to eradicate Christianity, an expert on religious persecution told Fox News....
18:13, 05/07/2019

Amid U.S. fears over Huawei, Pompeo warns Swiss about close ties to China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Switzerland about its close business ties with China, telling a newspaper the neutral European country was exposing itself to privacy breaches if it let Chinese companies help build its infrastructure....
11:26, 06/04/2019

Woman fights off black bear who gets up close and personal in Rhode Island, officials say A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent on getting in her car, officials said....
16:52, 05/29/2019

Ardian close to buying Cerberus-owned wind farms in Spain- sources French investment fund Ardian is close to buying wind farms from Spanish renewables group Renovalia in a 550 million euro ($617.87 million) deal, two sources with knowledge of the deal said, marking a move into green energy where buyer interest is ho...
00:13, 05/14/2019

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New York Times, the money will go towards a new Beyond Coal initiative. It will be spent over the next....
20:13, 06/07/2019

Star players not close matches are the new turn-on for football’s TV viewers | Sean Ingle Manchester City’s FA Cup final demolition of Watford may have been boring for some but research shows TV audiences want high-quality entertainment rather than unpredictabilityThere was a moment late in Saturday’s FA Cup final when Manchester City tur...
11:52, 05/20/2019

Samsung is close to solving Galaxy Fold issues, but there's still no new release date to share For pretty much as long as we can remember, Samsung has been reportedly cooking up a category-redefining foldable mobile device. After many years of hard research, development, and refinement work, the company finally settled on an in-folding design ...
14:52, 05/09/2019

Heartbreaking: Dad Has Pretty Obviously Changed His Behavior For Fear Of Getting Cancelled As If He’s Even Close To Important Enough For That To Happen Anyone who knows Dad knows that he’s never exactly been a poster boy for political correctness, but now the old man seems to be turning a new leaf, albeit for misguided reasons: Dad has started changing his problematic behavior out of what is very ob...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Why Sophie Turner and New Sister-in-Law Priyanka Chopra Ended Up Such Close Friends So Quickly Presenting, the co-Queens of House Jonas. While people were still busy getting over the Battle of Winterfell, Sophie Turner up and married Joe Jonas on Wednesday night after the Billboard......
23:39, 05/02/2019

Mnuchin says US is close to deal with Canada and Mexico to resolve steel and aluminum tariffs The Trump administration is close to a deal with Mexico and Canada to address steel and aluminum tariffs, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Emergency Management Officials Close To Reopening Access To Elkhorn Creek Areas SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– In Scott County, Emergency Management officials said they’re close to opening up some popular fishing, boating, and swimming spots after a sewage spill in the Elkhorn Creek. Jennifer Brown said she visited Scot...
23:39, 05/27/2019

Championship play-off battle: Derby close to Spygate showdown | Nick Miller Lampard’s side face huge uncertainty if they don’t go up but a win will seal sixth spot ahead of Middlesbrough and Bristol CityThe Championship is a division where form is temporary and flux is permanent. The top two spots are already decided (althou...
16:00, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 3-Ford to close Wales engine plant in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales, next year because of falling demand for some if its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car industry....
14:39, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq close to signing $53 bln deal with Exxon, PetroChina; denies Iran link Iraq is close to signing a $53 billion, 30-year energy agreement with Exxon Mobil and PetroChina, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, denying any link between the mega-project and U.S. permission for Iraq to do business with Iran....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Governor Gavin Newsom calls for California racetrack to close following 29th horse death California Gov. Gavin Newsom called for Santa Anita Park to be shut down until it can determine why more than two dozen horses have died competing there this race season....
09:39, 06/12/2019

Exclusive: PepsiCo accused of coercing farmers by group close to India's ruling party An influential Hindu nationalist group with close ties to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has accused PepsiCo Inc of coercing four Indian farmers who have been sued by the U.S. company for allegedly infringing a pat...
17:39, 04/29/2019

Three Mile Island, site of worst-ever US nuclear plant disaster, will close without financial rescue The utility company Exelon announced Wednesday it is moving ahead with its planned shutdown of Three Mile Island, the site of the nation’s worst-ever nuclear reactor accident, because Pennsylvania lawmakers will not provide financial subsidies to kee...
00:26, 05/09/2019

More than two decades after a woman was killed in an Irish village, French prosecutors hope to close the case Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest work....
18:00, 05/26/2019

Ex-NATO commander warns we're 'very close' to naval collision or 'inadvertent shootdown' of Russian aircraft A retired NATO commander dubbed Friday's near-collision of a Russian and American ship "shocking" and argued that it demonstrates the potential for a far more serious incident in the future. ...
00:52, 06/08/2019

May close to abandoning Brexit bill amid growing cabinet backlash - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen as the UK votes in the European elections 2019 and pressure continues on Theresa May to resignLunchtime summaryWhen will Theresa May resign? An analysisAfternoon summary 6.06pm BST 5.53pm...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Indian PM's close ally, Amit Shah, helped craft winning election strategy With India's ruling Hindu nationalists headed for a stunning election victory on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's powerful right hand man, Amit Shah, could reap his reward as a potential home minister, an analyst and a party official said....
12:13, 05/23/2019

Two horses die within days at Santa Anita racetrack in California, park rejects request to close Two horses died over the weekend at a southern California racetrack where 27 horses have died in training incidents since December, prompting a state racing board to call for the rest of the season to be suspended as the track's management has chosen...
17:39, 06/10/2019

Iraq close to signing $53 billion deal with Exxon, PetroChina; denies Iran link Iraq is close to signing a $53 billion, 30-year energy agreement with Exxon Mobil and PetroChina, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, denying any link between the mega-project and U.S. permission for Iraq to do business with Iran....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Woman unable to close mouth, eyes after alleged botched surgery defies odds A 28-year-old Virginia woman has defied doctors’ expectations to become a disability rights advocate and health and fitness blogger after her parents were allegedly told that she wouldn’t survive birth, and if she did, she wouldn’t be able to walk or...
19:39, 05/01/2019

'Jeopardy!' loses to ‘Judge Judy’ despite James Holzhauer’s ratings boost in close May sweeps race Despite getting a huge boost in ratings thanks to James Holzhauer’s impressive winning-streak, “Jeopardy!” lost the May sweeps ratings race to fellow syndicated series “Judge Judy.” ...
15:52, 06/06/2019

Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license....
18:26, 05/28/2019

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended the leaders of both countries for signalling the en...
02:39, 04/29/2019

European stocks close lower amid trade war, political worries; Stoxx 600 hits 2½-month low European shares ended Wednesday's session in negative territory amid worries over the U.S.-China trade war and a potential budget standoff between Italy and the EU....
19:39, 05/29/2019

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Can Kevin Cron find at-bats? How close is Yordan Alvarez? The minor league leader in home runs is a 26-year-old with MLB bloodlines and no clear path to at-bats. Scott White considers his top prospects to stash....
04:39, 05/24/2019

Tracy Morgan and Glenn Close help John Oliver dig deep into America's botched autopsy system Last week, John Oliver joked about wasting the greatest lead-in in television history by spending the bulk of his Game Of Thrones-following Last Week Tonight on the Green New Deal. (He did have Bill Nye profanely losing it about inaction on climate c...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges to Close Wednesday for Day of Mourning to Honor President George H.W. Bush CHICAGO – December 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its U.S. exchanges will close on Wednesday, December 5, in observance of the national Day of Mourning to honor...
19:26, 05/01/2019

CBOE Holdings Announces Planned Changes in Board Leadership Roles at Close of Transaction with Bats Global Markets CHICAGO, Dec. 22, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that William J. Brodsky, Susan M. Phillips and R. Eden Martin, among CBOE Holdings' longest serving Board members, have notified CBOE Holdings that they intend to step down fro...
02:39, 05/02/2019

Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state....
18:52, 06/14/2019

Emilia Clarke shares emotional tribute to Daenerys Targaryen and 'magical' fans as 'Game of Thrones' comes to a close Helen Sloan/HBO "Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, said goodbye and thank you to the show and to "magical fans" in an emotional Instagram post. "Game of Thrones has shaped me as a woman, as an actor and as a human b...
00:39, 05/20/2019

Lionel Messi to give first Barcelona press conference in four years as club close ranks for Copa del Rey Final Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique will join Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde in the team's pre-match press conference ahead of the Copa del Rey Final against Valencia on Saturday as the club close ranks after the recent Champions League collapse at Anfiel...
10:52, 05/24/2019

John Oliver and Tracy Morgan Make a Plea About Glenn Close’s Spleen and Medical Examiners on Last Week Tonight “In an ideal world, no one would ever die,” said John Oliver on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight. “I’m certainly never going to, and, at the risk of sounding too prescriptive, I don‘t think you should either.” Unfo...
09:39, 05/20/2019

Emperor Naruhito of Japan: Akihito's successor vows to stay close to people in first speech after ascending the throne Japan's new Emperor Naruhito has pledged to devote himself to peace and staying close to the people in his first public speech after ascending the throne....
15:13, 05/01/2019

Stocks close sharply lower as an escalating trade war with China rattles markets; Nasdaq sinks 3.4%, worst drop of year NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks close sharply lower as an escalating trade war with China rattles markets; Nasdaq sinks 3.4%, worst drop of year....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Cboe Global Markets Announces Launch Date for Cboe Market Close CHICAGO – March 27, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it plans to launch Cboe Market Close (CMC) on the company’s BZX Exchange on Monday, August 2...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Texas pizza joint forced to close after employees spiked pizza with laxatives Pizza might have Italian origins but it’s become a massive part of American culture. Even the smallest of towns tend to have at least one pizza place, and a really good pie made with fresh ingredients can truly be a thing of beauty. Unfortunate...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Children's Place to close up to 45 stores in 2019, but also opening new stores The children's retailer is closing 40 to 45 stores in 2019 but at the same time is open new stores to fill the void left by Gymboree.        ...
06:52, 05/17/2019

How 'Dark Phoenix' brings the X-Men movie saga to a fiery, tearful close The X-Men movies culminate in 'Dark Phoenix.' But first, a few burning questions about the fiery closer revolving around Sophie Turner's Jean Grey.        ...
23:39, 06/06/2019

With squeaker win 26, 'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer moves close to another milestone James Holzhauer was aiming for his 26th straight 'Jeopardy!' win Wednesday and moving closer to the $2 million mark in prize money.        ...
05:13, 05/24/2019

IMS President: IndyCar Grand Prix 'not close' on title sponsor but attendance on the rise IMS President Doug Boles is predicting a 3-5% uptick in attendance over last year for this Saturday's sixth edition of the IndyCar Grand Prix.        ...
18:39, 05/08/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
04:26, 05/09/2019

Lincoln Co. School Board Votes To Close Elementary School LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to close McKinney Elementary School Thursday night. The change will be effective at the start of the next school year. This story is developing....
02:13, 05/10/2019

Netanyahu's re-election plans in limbo as election too close to call Benjamin Netanyahu's hopes of securing a record fifth term as Israeli Prime Minister are on hold for the moment after early results showed a tight election race with his main rival on Tuesday....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Ardent Mills to close four U.S. flour mills by Q1 2020 Ardent Mills will close three U.S. flour mills next month and a fourth in the first quarter of 2020, the flour miller and food ingredient maker announced on Friday....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Cops Say No Proof Against Nana Patekar; Tanushree Dutta "Not Surprised" There is no evidence to prosecute actor Nana Patekar of charges of sexually harassing his co-star Tanushree Dutta, the Mumbai Police told a court today....
14:52, 06/13/2019

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advanced mobile nations, to be a leader in 5G was so great ...
15:26, 06/13/2019

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
16:00, 06/13/2019

Chris Froome will be in intensive care for ‘two to three days’ after surgery • Brailsford reports cyclist had eight-hour surgery after crash• Team Ineos manager says Froome ‘still unconscious’Chris Froome underwent surgery for eight hours on broken bones and will stay in intensive care in France for two or three days followin...
16:00, 06/13/2019

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophistication on both sides....
16:13, 06/13/2019

Cyberpunk 2077 News: Keanu Reeves stars in even more amazing new screenshots Keanu Reeves stole the show for Cyberpunk 2077's new trailer reveal, but now it's time for the game to take centre stage with some amazing new images from the game....
16:26, 06/13/2019

Vladimir Putin Fires Two Police Officials Over Journalist's Arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day,......
16:26, 06/13/2019

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Rick Gates The House intelligence committee said Thursday it's issued two more subpoenas, seeking testimony and records from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates....
16:39, 06/13/2019

Uber enlists "Qute" to take on India's choked, polluted roads Uber Technologies Inc has launched a new ride-hailing service in India's tech capital Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called "Qute" to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets....
16:39, 06/13/2019

The warrior critic: in praise of Pauline Kael The New Yorker’s legendary reviewer would have been 100 this year. Here, fans of her work assess her essential contribution to film journalism Paul Schrader remembers Pauline KaelTo be mad about the movies, must you be mad? Isn’t sitting in the dark,...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Hyundai adds to Aurora Innovation's latest funding round The funding deepens the relationship between the Korean automaker and Silicon Valley startup, and they will work together to develop autonomous driving systems....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
17:26, 06/13/2019

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not have government approval to research the virus and its assertions were not scientifically sound....
17:52, 06/13/2019

GSK signs up gene-editing pioneers in drug discovery alliance British drugmaker GSK said it has struck a research deal with the early pioneers of a prominent gene-editing technology at the University of California, in a boost to its prospects for developing new drugs....
17:52, 06/13/2019

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies...
18:00, 06/13/2019

UK minister signs off on US request to extradite Julian Assange The UK’s interior minister has certified an extradition order that would send Julian Assange to the US on espionage charges — but the final decision on the embattled WikiLeaks founder rests with the courts. British Home Secretary Sajid Javid told the...
18:52, 06/13/2019

Former ASU basketball player Jill Noe gives birth to twins as surrogate for twin sister Former Arizona State basketball player Jill Noe was a surrogate for her twin sister, Whitney Bliesner, and recently gave birth to Bliesner's twins.       ...
19:52, 06/13/2019

Gregg Williams excitable and revealing in first Jets words: ‘Culture beats strategy’ Gregg Williams has been the Jets’ defensive coordinator since January, but Thursday was the first time he stood at the Atlantic Health Training Center podium to speak to the media. Starting with a cordial, “Hello, hello,” he came out guns blazing. “T...
20:00, 06/13/2019

3-year probation for Farruko in case of undeclared $52K A judge has ordered three years’ probation for Puerto Rican singer Farruko after he pleaded guilty to not declaring nearly $52,000 in cash discovered in his luggage and shoes last year when he flew in to an airport in the U.S. territory...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Special counsel: Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act, should be removed White House counselor Kellyanne Conway should be removed from her position because she violated the Hatch Act by campaigning against Democratic presidential candidates, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced....
20:00, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Charges dropped in Flint water scandal FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on criminal charges dropped in the Flint water scandal (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Prosecutors say they’re dismissing all criminal charges against eight people in the Flint water scandal and starting the investig...
20:26, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Scott Piercy takes early lead at US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Scott Piercy has birdied the 14th hole at Pebble Beach to take the early lead in the first round of the U.S. Open. Piercy started fast with an eagle at ...
20:26, 06/13/2019

BlackRock Splits Leadership Roles at European Stock-Picking Unit BlackRock is installing a new boss at its European stock-picking arm as the Wall Street behemoth looks to boost returns and assets in that part of its business....
20:52, 06/13/2019

Toy Story 4 is the breeziest but also the strangest entry yet in Pixar's flagship franchise You wouldn’t be wrong to wonder if Pixar was pushing its luck, cracking the toy box open again. After all, the studio, one of the last in Hollywood to truly deserve the designation of “dream factory,” already achieved something like the ideal conclus...
21:13, 06/13/2019

Doctor Sleep is a sequel to The Shining, in case this teaser doesn't make that clear enough Here’s one thing that can’t be denied about this teaser for director Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep: It’s bold. The movie is based on Stephen King’s sequel to The Shining, but rather than trying to distance itself from Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation—one ...
21:13, 06/13/2019

Airbus in talks with Indigo Partners on A321XLR sale: sources Airbus is in talks with U.S.-based private equity firm Indigo Partners about a potential sale of its new A321XLR passenger jet, industry sources said on Thursday....
21:26, 06/13/2019

Saudi-based Islamic group condemns attack on Saudi airport The Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation has condemned the Houthi rebel attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha regional airport, which wounded 26, and said it supported Saudi policies aimed at countering "the forces of darkness and terrorism."...
21:26, 06/13/2019

Watch Kylie Jenner Grill Khloe Kardashian on Her First Kiss, Beauty Secrets and More Kylie Jenner has Khloe Kardashian spilling secrets! The Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars team up in a new sister Q&A, published on YouTube Thursday, in celebration of their......
21:39, 06/13/2019

Yankees place Morales on IL with calf strain CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees have placed Kendrys Morales on the 10-day injured list with a left calf strain. Morales is the 20th player to go on the IL this year for New York, matching its total for the entire 2018 season. The first baseman/de...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Testimony: Suspect bought Drano after Chinese scholar death PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Testimony in the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student accused of killing a visiting scholar from China revealed that the defendant bought Drano and garbage bags three days after the slaying. The detail came Th...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Why Kevin Durant's Achilles Tendon Was His Achilles Heel When the Golden State Warriors star limped off the court, his Achilles tendon had been pulled to the point of rupture. Here's how that may have happened....
22:13, 06/13/2019

E. coli risk leads King Arthur Flour to recall bags of its unbleached all-purpose flour Select bags of King Arthur Flour have been recalled for possible E. coli contamination. Nearly 114,000 bags are a part of the nationwide recall.       ...
23:13, 06/13/2019

Samsung readying yet another entry-level tablet, the Galaxy Tab A (2019) The Galaxy Tab S5 won't be the only tablet Samsung has in the pipeline for the rest of the year, as news about an entry-level slate has just emerged. The unannounced Galaxy Tab A (2019) recently popped up in various places over the Internet, so we're...
23:26, 06/13/2019

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 smartwatch is an excellent bargain at $175 (brand-new with warranty) If you're in the market for a nice and robust Android and iOS-compatible smartwatch with a reasonable price point, you might be having a hard time choosing from several decent models made by the likes of Samsung, Fitbit, and Garmin. Frequent deals of...
23:26, 06/13/2019

Opinion: This NBA Finals will be remembered for soap operas off the court The NBA has a celebrity culture, is immersed in social media and the proximity of fans to the playing surface creates a unique environment.       ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Iran will get the blame, but the Gulf of Oman truth is likely a lot murkier As the plumes rise from a brazen attack in the Gulf of Oman, oil brokers and diplomats are panicking about another lurch toward confrontation In the Middle East. Why it happened and who did it is not easy to explain, not least because it doesn't appe...
00:13, 06/14/2019

A Bird Done a Shit Look, I’m not above laughing at crude and rude comedy. I’ve been known to enjoy, on occasion, what you might call “toilet humor.” I laughed at this, and if you’ve got a soul in your body, you will too....
00:26, 06/14/2019

An upcoming episode of 'My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic' will feature a lesbian couple, and some Christian 'Bronies' are upset about it Hasbro Studios An upcoming episode of "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" will feature a lesbian couple. The characters of Aunt Holiday and Auntie Lofty previously appeared in the book series, but are making their debut in the TV series. Series' w...
00:52, 06/14/2019

A top White House economic adviser says the ballooning budget deficit 'doesn’t bother' him AP/Evan Vucci White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suggested on Thursday that the rapidly growing gap between federal income and spending wasn't a pressing concern. "I don't think we're at a crisis point now," Kudlow said of publicly-held debt ...
00:52, 06/14/2019

Tesla's Claim That It Outsells the Toyota Camry 'By Revenue' Doesn't Really Mean Anything At Tuesday night’s annual shareholder meeting, Tesla CEO Elon Musk reassured everyone that there was no demand problem for the company’s cars, and that the Tesla Model 3 was actually the best-selling car, by revenue, against heavyweight competitors l...
01:26, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Kerr says Looney will ‘give it a go’ in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Thursday night’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Golden State coach Steve Kerr says ailing Warriors big man Kevon Looney will try to play in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. The 6-foot-9 Loo...
01:52, 06/14/2019

Anita Hill says 'of course I could' vote for Joe Biden in 2020, despite bitter history Anita Hill said "of course" she would be willing to vote for former Vice President Joe Biden if he were the Democratic nominee despite their bitter history during the confirmation battle of Supreme Court Justice Clarance Thomas. ...
02:39, 06/14/2019

Almost Everyone Has Quit Pretending to Like the Next Big Thing in Trucking Remember the truck platooning? It was supposed to be the Next Big Thing in trucking—basically, one lead truck could control a string of trucks behind it, which could form a sort of electronically-connected road train—but now it seems that the real-wo...
03:52, 06/14/2019

Nurse accused of killing 8 babies rearrested for attempted murder A nurse in England accused of killing eight babies and attempting to kill at least six others, was rearrested Monday for the attempted murder of three more, police said. Authorities in Cheshire announced on Thursday that “a healthcare professio...
04:39, 06/14/2019

Trump misses the real NATO success story By almost every measure, the 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization has grown significantly stronger in the two years President Trump has been in office....
08:13, 06/14/2019

In bid to stop teen execution, Austria moves to shut Saudi-founded faith center Austria's government plans to shut down a Saudi Arabian-founded center for religious dialogue in Vienna in an attempt to prevent the execution of teenager Murtaja Qureiris....
08:13, 06/14/2019

Two busted in stray-bullet shooting of 7-year-old in The Bronx Two people were busted for the stray-bullet shooting of a 7-year-old outside of a Bronx housing project, police said Thursday. Manuel Colon, 31, and Keyshawn Williams, 21, were arrested for the June 5 shootout that left the boy wounded outside the Mi...
08:26, 06/14/2019

Tanning salon owner set up cameras to creep on teen in UV bed A creepy tanning salon owner in New Jersey allegedly recorded a 16-year-old while she got some color in a UV bed, officials said Thursday. Martino Poli, 38, of Stanhope, was arrested and charged Wednesday with invasion of privacy and endangering the ...
08:26, 06/14/2019

Nazis Killed Her Father. Then She Fell in Love With One. Their billionaire descendants, who control Krispy Kreme, Stumptown and other iconic brands, are grappling with the exposure of an unspeakable secret....
08:52, 06/14/2019

|WATCH:Toryleadershiprace:Sevencandidatesmakeitthroughtosecondround Seven contenders in the Tory leadership race have been nominated to go through to the second round of voting by MPs, here are the results for the first round....
09:39, 06/14/2019

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing of offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
09:52, 06/14/2019

Man shot and killed by US marshals was wanted in Mississippi in connection with shooting A 20-year-old black man whose shooting death by a fugitive task force sparked a night of violence and unrest in a Memphis, Tenn., neighborhood Wednesday, was wanted for a shooting in Mississippi, a prosecutor there said. ...
10:00, 06/14/2019

Logic Pro X in harmony with the new Mac Pro thanks to huge update Whether you're an amateur bedroom composer or a professional sound engineer, you probably know Logic Pro X better than the back of your hand – and now, thanks to a free update, Apple's music production software is getting a hefty upg...
11:26, 06/14/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fit is now on sale in the US The Samsung Galaxy Fit is now on sale for those who live in the US. You can order it from Samsung's official website where it costs $99.99 (about £90, AU$145) and it comes in either silver or black.We don't yet have a release date for ...
11:26, 06/14/2019

Toyota Corolla Touring Sports Toyota’s Brit-built crack at the Golf class is also a new-groove performance hybrid The world’s best-selling passenger car, the Toyota Corolla, is officially back in Britain. Having been away since 2006, when its maker rebranded its mid-sized family...
11:26, 06/14/2019

Fort Campbell celebrates Army’s 244th birthday FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Soldiers and others at Fort Campbell have marked the Army’s 244th birthday with a celebration at the post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. Celebrating Thursday were leaders of the 101st Airborne Division, Blanchfi...
11:39, 06/14/2019

Football quiz: how much do you know about the Copa América? Who visited? Who hasn’t won it? Who used a fake penis?Which of these international tournaments is the oldest?The World CupThe Copa AméricaThe European ChampionshipThe European CupWhich country hosted the first tournament, won the first two and are st...
11:52, 06/14/2019

Florida homeowner detains suspect by holding iPhone like a gun: report A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back Monday evening by holding his recording iPhone on the man until police arrived, according to a report....
13:00, 06/14/2019

Iran slams U.S., calls claims of tanker attacks ‘economic terrorism’ The two tankers were targeted early Thursday in what observers said marked a serious escalation in the strategic waterway used to ship oil from the Persian Gulf. ...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears Jordan's King Abdullah reacts angrily to any suggestion that he might accept a U.S. deal to end the Arab-Israeli conflict that would make his country a homeland for Palestinians....
13:13, 06/14/2019

Oman following Yemen escalation with 'great concern': Omani media Oman is following with "great concern the military escalation" in Yemen's war as well as a missile strike on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, the Oman TV News website said on Friday, citing a Foreign Ministry source....
13:13, 06/14/2019

$17,000 hatchback from Vietnam rolls out to take on Ford, Toyota VinFast, which will start delivering cars to customers Monday, wants to be the first Vietnamese company to succeed at challenging foreign rivals such as Toyota, Ford and Honda in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies....
13:39, 06/14/2019

Kolkata High Court Refuses To Pass Interim Order On Doctors' Strike The Calcutta High Court today refused to pass any interim order on the strike by junior doctors at state-run hospitals in protest against the attack on two of their colleagues by family members of a......
13:52, 06/14/2019

Trump: It ‘doesn’t matter’ what ex-White House counsel McGahn told Mueller President Trump disputed in an interview the account by former White House counsel Don McGahn to Robert Mueller that the president instructed him to remove the special counsel. McGahn “may have been confused” when he told Mueller during the probe int...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Facebook Will Remove Messages Mocking Deaths "I am so glad she's dead" or "That's what she gets" will no longer be up on your Facebook page as the social network giant will now remove such scurrilous comments...
14:13, 06/14/2019

China Securities Association tells members not to quote UBS economist The Securities Association of China said on Friday that its members should not quote UBS economist Paul Donovan's research or invite him to events after comments he made about Chinese pigs were perceived by some as a racist slur....
14:52, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-With rents spiraling, Merkel tells landlords: Serve the public German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged private housing investors on Friday to recognise their obligation to the public amid growing concern that spiraling rents in Germany's biggest cities are pricing out locals and choking off economic growth....
14:52, 06/14/2019

See a Design of the Harriet Tubman $20 Bill That Mnuchin Delayed A previously unreleased design concept made by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in late 2016 reveals what a Harriet Tubman $20 bill might look like....
16:39, 06/14/2019