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Here are some of the USA's most endangered species

The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...

Here are some of the USA's most endangered species

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The Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixon, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is credited wi...
03:34, 08/15/2019

Trump administration weakens use of Endangered Species Act The action, which expands the administration's rewrite of U.S. environmental laws, is the latest that targets protections, including for water, air and public lands....
04:17, 08/13/2019

Trump administration rolls out changes to Endangered Species Act The Trump Administration is rolling out changes to the landmark Endangered Species Act. The changes will allow the federal government to put an economic cost on saving a species and end blanket protections for newly listed species. The Trump admminsitration announces change to the Endangered Species...
03:17, 08/13/2019

DNA 'pregnancy test' could help identify endangered species A new DNA technique involving snow leopards and similar to a pregnancy test could provide a breakthrough in how endangered species in the wild are monitored....
00:34, 08/07/2019

Trump overhauling enforcement of Endangered Species Act WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, in a move that it says will reduce regulatory burdens but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction....
00:17, 08/13/2019

Europe's small cars an endangered species Looming European emission rules may price small cars out of the market in Europe, and they're sending automakers back to the drawing board for a surprising segment of their product portfolios....
12:51, 06/22/2019

Uproar as Trump finalizes major changes to Endangered Species Act WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, a move it says will reduce regulatory burden but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction. The administration was making public a final rule overhauling ...
20:34, 08/12/2019

From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species Representatives of more than 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that is decimating shark populations...
11:00, 08/17/2019

Trump administration announces changes to Endangered Species Act rules Enlarge / Bald eages are another success story for the ESA; they came off the threatened list in 2007, half a century after the US nearly lost its national bird to hunting, habitat loss, and the pesticide DDT, which made their eggshells too thin to survive incubation. (credit: By Andy Morffew, CC BY...
20:18, 08/13/2019

4 pups of endangered species of wolf born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO (AP) — Four pups of a critically endangered species of wolf have been born at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. The zoo says in a news release that the two male and two female red wolf pups were born April 13 — the first new litter of red wolf pups at the zoo in nearly a decade. Curator Dan Boehm...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Democratic states promise to sue Trump for 'eviscerating' Endangered Species Act Democratic states promised Monday to sue the Trump administration for its move to "eviscerate" the Endangered Species Act by modifying how the federal government implements the law in a manner more accommodating to businesses....
14:52, 08/13/2019

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about every one of them. “Well we weren’t surprised, the Trump administration has never seen an environmental law th...
23:00, 08/14/2019

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19:02, 08/12/2019

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some stru...
00:17, 08/13/2019

The USA's most endangered animals The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...
04:51, 08/14/2019

The most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced its 2019 list of the most-endangered historic places in America.        ...
00:34, 05/31/2019

These are the 11 most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust's list aims to bring to light architectural and cultural heritage spots that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage.        ...
00:34, 05/31/2019

Farewell to the V12: celebrating the endangered engine S65's V12 is based on the normally aspirated 1998 M137 5.8-litre engine first used in the S600, in which it developed just 362bhp and 391lb ft of torque The days of the V12 are numbered. We prepare to bid farewell to this most glorious of engine configurations and look at why it’s so special Some...
12:34, 07/20/2019

Fisheries minister says more needs to be done to help endangered right whales There has been only one death of a right whale reported since the "aggressive" new measures came into effect in the last few weeks, the minister said....
23:17, 07/22/2019

America's 11 most endangered historic places Tourists love to visit the National Mall Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, but few know that the National Park Service site is threatened by rising sea levels and outdated infrastructure....
19:17, 05/30/2019

There may be just 19 of the world's most endangered mammal left The vaquita, a small porpoise and the most endangered marine mammal, has long been threatened by fishing nets. A new study says there are just 19 animals left...
04:17, 07/31/2019

8 beautiful but endangered animals we could still save The Trump administration announced Monday a major overhaul to the Endangered Species Act, but many endangered species still need protection.        ...
09:17, 08/14/2019

8 beautiful, endangered animals we could save The Trump administration announced Monday a major overhaul to the Endangered Species Act, but many endangered species still need protection.        ...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Save Our Shows 2019: See all the endangered series Which 'on the bubble' series should win a lifeline? A gallery of this year's shows that need saving.        ...
00:17, 04/29/2019

Endangered rhinos ready to be sent from Europe to Rwanda A group of five critically endangered eastern black rhinos from wildlife parks in three European countries is ready for a transport back to their natural habitat in Rwanda...
19:51, 06/20/2019

Man to plead guilty to stealing endangered lemur A California man has agreed to plead guilty to theft after he admitted taking a critically endangered ring-tailed lemur from the Santa Ana Zoo, according to a Department of Justice news release....
05:00, 05/21/2019

Endangered African penguins hatched at San Diego Zoo African penguins are an endangered species. Their numbers have dropped by more than 60 percent in the past three decades and only 23,000 breeding pairs are known to exist....
19:51, 05/09/2019

There may be just 19 endangered vaquita porpoises left in the world The vaquita, a small porpoise and the most endangered marine mammal, has long been threatened by fishing nets. A new study says there are just 19 animals left...
12:17, 07/31/2019

Farmers are using drones to help save an endangered US river The Colorado River is a vital but threatened river in the Western U.S., so farmers are adapting to help conserve it.       ...
04:17, 08/14/2019

Population of Critically Endangered Vaquita Porpoises Now Less Than 19 Individuals There are now less than 19 individual vaquita porpoises left in the wild, according to an alarming new survey. Scientists say immediate measures are now required to save this enigmatic species from extinction.Read more......
23:17, 07/31/2019

Music Row added to list of ‘Most Endangered Historic Places’ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The National Trust for Historic Preservation says it has named Music Row in Nashville, Tennessee, to its 2019 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. The trust says in a statement that Music Row plays a critical role in the identity, economy, and culture o...
15:34, 05/30/2019

A small town's economy. Endangered caribou. Which do we protect? British Columbia faces extreme protections to help the caribou, which would decimate the economies of towns like Revelstoke – prompting a ‘moral crisis’On 15 April, with less than a week’s notice, 700 people squeezed into a community center in Revelstoke, British Columbia, for a last-minute meeting ...
10:34, 07/15/2019

Canada: endangered orca pod produces its first calf in three years Researchers spotted newborn off the west coast of British Columbia on 31 May as the last successful calving occurred in 2016A pod of endangered killer whales on Canada’s west coast has produced its first calf in three years, a promising sign for the ailing orcas.Researchers spotted the newborn calf ...
18:17, 06/03/2019

10 places where you can see endangered sea turtles hatch and help conservation efforts It's turtle nesting season, and it's a magical sight to behold. Here are 10 places where you can help them along.        ...
23:34, 05/20/2019

Interior Dept. weakens protections for endangered animals The Interior Department unveiled major reforms Monday that weaken protections for endangered animal species, and for the first time allows the government to consider economic factors when deciding which species to guard....
23:17, 08/12/2019

Former WKU Football Star Listed As Missing Endangered Person LANCASTER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)  – A former Western Kentucky football player, briefly known as “He Hate Me” in the XFL, has been listed as a missing person. According to a Facebook post by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, Torrold “Rod” Smart was last seen Wed...
20:51, 06/18/2019

More than 500 endangered vultures die after eating poisoned elephant carcasses More than 500 endangered vultures died after eating three poisoned elephant carcasses killed by poachers, the Botswana government said in a statement Thursday....
16:34, 06/21/2019

Angry mob attacks men for killing an endangered bird in Germany An angry crowd attacked two men suspected of killing a capercaillie, an endangered bird, in southern Germany. The men said the bird had threatened them and they merely defended themselves....
03:21, 08/12/2019

Hundreds of endangered vultures mysteriously poisoned in Botswana More than 500 vultures in Botswana have been poisoned after elephant carcasses were laced with chemicals. In a Facebook post on Thursday, the Botswanan government confirmed that the poisoning took place in the southern African nation’s Central District. “The poisoning was believed to have been cause...
20:17, 06/21/2019

5 endangered black rhinos relocated from Europe to Rwanda Five critically endangered eastern black rhinos from wildlife parks in three European countries were transported to Rwanda’s Akagera National Park on Monday...
00:34, 06/25/2019

Endangered condor may have hatched in Zion National Park SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — There’s likely a new baby condor at Zion National Park in southwest Utah. Park rangers said Thursday that they suspect a pair of endangered California condors has hatched their first egg because of behavior changes between the male and female birds. They estimate the chic...
22:17, 05/31/2019

5 Dead Endangered Right Whales Found In Canadian Waters Five critically endangered North Atlantic right whales have been found dead in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence this month, Canadian officials said Thursday....
06:51, 06/28/2019

Thousands of endangered animals seized in customs operation Police and customs officials have carried out the most widespread anti-wildlife-trafficking operation ever in a global operation that’s led to the seizure of thousands of endangered animals and the arrest of nearly 600 suspects...
19:51, 07/10/2019

Campaigner protecting endangered lynx wins environment prize Ana Colovic Lesoska's seven-year campaign halted hydropower projects in North Macedonia's largest national park, a critical habitat for the nearly extinct Balkan lynx....
12:34, 04/29/2019

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the global biodiversity crisis. Related: Trump officials...
20:34, 08/14/2019

American crocodiles, once endangered, are thriving outside a nuclear plant in Florida Last week, 73 crocodile hatchlings were rescued by a team of specialists at Florida Power & Light's Turkey Point nuclear plant and dozens more are expected to emerge soon....
22:00, 07/20/2019

Endangered African wild dog pup killed in freak accident at Miami zoo One of the world’s most endangered mammals was accidentally crushed and killed by a heavy door at a Florida zoo, according to a report. The 4-month-old African wild dog — one of just 6,000 left on Earth — was being moved to an enclosure at Zoo Miami when a cable attached to a solid metal......
00:00, 05/22/2019

The big picture: capturing the essence of India’s endangered Khasi people Aishwarya Arumbakkam’s Ka Dingiei series is inspired by the beliefs of an ancient Indian communityIn the Indian state of Meghalaya – meaning “abode of the clouds” in Sanskrit – a small village sits near the border with Bangladesh. Lama Punji is home to 40 families from the Khasi indigenous ethnic gr...
10:51, 07/21/2019

Actress charged after catching endangered clams on reality TV show BANGKOK — A South Korean actress has been charged in Thailand with catching endangered giant clams while participating in a reality TV show and could face up to four years in prison if found guilty, an official said Friday. Actress Lee Yeol-eum cheered as she caught the three giant shellfish in a Th...
15:51, 07/08/2019

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at mimicking human speech....
21:34, 07/19/2019

Thousands of endangered animals seized in widespread customs operation The World Customs Organization and Interpol conducted nearly 2,000 seizures in June in a historic joint-operation that helped local authorities round up nearly 10,000 live turtles and tortoises, nearly 1,500 live reptiles, 23 live apes, 30 live big cats, hundreds of pieces of elephant tusk, half a t...
19:51, 07/11/2019

Teenager Pleads Guilty to Abducting Endangered Lemur from California Zoo Aquinas Kasbar, 19, faces up to a year in prison for stealing Isaac, who Santa Ana Zoo officials say is the oldest ring-tailed lemur in captivity in North America....
14:00, 07/12/2019

Superman Building makes national list of endangered places PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence’s iconic Superman Building is included on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s annual list of the nation’s most endangered historic places. The 2019 list highlights 11 architectural and cultural sites the private nonprofit deems at risk ...
15:34, 05/30/2019

Baby boom for the kakapo, New Zealand’s critically endangered parrot There are fewer than 150 adult kakapo in New Zealand, but this year’s bumper crop of almost 90 chicks renews hope that the bird can be saved from extinction...
22:51, 04/28/2019

World-first brain surgery performed on endangered kākāpō parrot Surgical techniques used on humans deployed to help chick born with skull abnormality in New ZealandVets in New Zealand have performed world-first brain surgery on a critically endangered New Zealand bird, as efforts intensify to save the vulnerable kākāpō population.There are just 147 adult kākāpō ...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Endangered frogs delay cleanup in city ravaged by wildfires Fears of harming an endangered frog species have forced crews to delay cleaning debris from about 800 properties in Paradise, angering some residents anxious to start rebuilding their homes....
00:17, 05/11/2019

World’s fattest parrot, the endangered kākāpō, could be wiped out by fungal infection Seven of the birds native to New Zealand have died, with just 142 adults remainingThe world’s fattest parrot is facing an existential threat in the form of a dangerous fungal infection which has already endangered a fifth of its species.Seven of New Zealand’s native kākāpō have died in recent months...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Queensland signs off Adani's plan for endangered black-throated finch Environment department says process has been rigorous but critics warn approved plan puts bird at risk of extinctionThe Queensland government has signed off on Adani’s black-throated finch management plan, one of two state approvals the company needs to begin preparatory construction for its Adani c...
09:00, 05/31/2019

Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court With fewer than 20 left in the South American country’s Gran Chaco forest – the big cats could be classed as a ‘non-human person’Argentina’s supreme court has been asked to recognize the legal rights of the South American jaguar, of which fewer than 20 individuals remain alive in the country’s Gran ...
21:51, 07/19/2019

Korean actress faces Thai jail for endangered clam stunt During filming for a reality TV show, the actress prised open two giant clams that are protected under Thai law. The show's producers have apologized but she could now face a 5-year jail sentence....
20:17, 07/06/2019

A ‘Beech Bonanza’ Boosted the Population of This Critically Endangered New Zealand Bird A rare New Zealand bird once thought to be extinct is having its most successful breeding season in years. The kākāriki karaka, also known as the orange-fronted parakeet, is having an “epic” breeding season due to a “beech seed bonanza,” Conservation Minister Eugeni...
10:17, 07/19/2019

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. The legislation comes as unions are pressuring the party to act before pensions start going bankrupt....
17:51, 07/10/2019

Plan to save endangered Leadbeater's possum must consider timber industry, minister says Conservationists urge Sussan Ley to get her priorities right, saying her job is to protect species, not industriesVictoria’s faunal emblem, the tiny Leadbeater’s possum, will keep its critically endangered listing after the environment minister, Sussan Ley, rejected a push by Coalition MPs and the f...
13:17, 06/24/2019

Endangered Snow Leopard Spotted On Nelong Valley Bridge In Uttarakhand One of the most reclusive members of the animal kingdom, a snow leopard was seen strolling on the road in the Nelong valley, which is situated in the Gangotri National Park at an altitude of 11,000......
13:18, 07/06/2019

Korean Actor, Who Catches Endangered Clams On TV, Faces 5 Years In Jail A South Korean actress faces up to five years in a Thai jail for catching endangered giant clams in a reality TV stunt, an official said Saturday, despite the show's extensive apology....
02:00, 07/07/2019

High water in Great Lakes spells trouble for endangered bird EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — High water in the Great Lakes may spell trouble for the piping plover, an endangered bird that builds its nests on shorelines. Water levels have surged in recent years as the lakes bounced back from record-setting lows. Vincent Cavalieri of the U.S. Fish an...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Puffin picture plea: Snaps needed to help save endangered seabirds People with a keen photographic eye are being asked to join the "puffarazzi" and snap pictures of puffins with fish in their bills to help find out what the seabirds are feeding their young....
04:17, 05/15/2019

Rare firefly with double-green flash could be headed for endangered list BETHANY BEACH, Del. (AP) — Peering through the darkness under the faint light of a peach-colored moon, wildlife biologist Jason Davis spots a telltale green flash in the bushes....
00:17, 08/03/2019

Endangered whale sharks strain fish out of the water using huge mouths Whale sharks can feed on huge numbers of prey at once by opening their mouths over a metre wide. But they are gentle giants and juveniles even swim with divers...
20:17, 07/30/2019

Six Flags kept buying endangered animals after permit expired, report finds Report finds Six Flags Great Adventure may have violated Endangered Species Act by buying endangered animals after its federal permit expired in 2007.       ...
16:17, 07/24/2019

Arizona authorities searching for 'endangered' woman who was chased, forced into truck by man Authorities in Arizona believe a woman seen in surveillance video being forced into a truck by a man may be in danger, and officials are pleading with the public for help finding the unidentified pair....
20:18, 08/13/2019

Hope to save critically endangered vaquita porpoise from extinction is dwindling The vaquita in the Gulf of California is the most endangered cetacean in the world. Most likely, no more than 10 animals are left. Its extinction is imminent — and some even say, it's for the best....
18:34, 08/14/2019

UN: Humans accelerating extinction of species A new United Nations science report says nature is in trouble and 1 million species of plants and animals are at risk of going extinct. (May 6)        ...
04:51, 05/07/2019

New species of tiny T-Rex discovered by teenager A palaeontologist who found a fossil while still a high school student in 1998 has discovered it is a "new" species of dinosaur related to Tyrannosaurus rex....
13:17, 05/07/2019

We now know what causes these two shark species to glow green Enlarge / The lighter areas on the skin of this chain cat shark contain a special molecule that absorbs the ocean's blue light and turns it into green light. (credit: David Gruber / iScience) Scientists have figured out why certain species of shark can absorb blue light in the ocean and essential...
18:00, 08/08/2019

What non-human species is most crucial to our survival? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhat single non-human species are we most dependent upon for our survival on this planet?Josh Levene Continue reading......
18:51, 05/07/2019

Human or hybrid? The big debate over what a species really is Humans once mated with Neanderthals so are we hybrids? How we see ourselves and the rest of nature is changing, raising the question of whether species even exist...
00:34, 04/29/2019

A new species of 'cat fox' may be prowling a French island There may be a fascinating new species of fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your guts....
23:17, 06/19/2019

'Elusive and cryptic lizard': hunt on in Melbourne for endangered grassland earless dragon Newly discovered species could soon be the first reptile on the Australian mainland to be declared extinctA newly reclassified species of lizard that is native to areas now paved by Melbourne’s suburbs could become the first reptile on mainland Australia to be declared extinct.A taxonomic survey of ...
03:34, 05/24/2019

Trump’s antics on Iran have endangered us all. The stakes are now lethally high | Jonathan Freedland In withdrawing from the nuclear deal, the US – not the vile Iranian regime – is the rogue state risking global securitySuch is the carnival of the Trump presidency, it can be tempting – especially for those outside the US – to view it as spectacle, a long-running reality TV show that veers between T...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Australia Rejects Adani's Plan On Endangered Bird, Delaying Mine Project Australia's Queensland state government has rejected a management plan of Indian energy giant Adani to protect the endangered black-throated finch bird population, saying the company's proposals do......
13:17, 05/03/2019

PM's claim Coalition saved reef from nonexistent 'endangered list' condemned as 'ridiculous' Scott Morrison says government took reef ‘off the endangered list’ – despite no such list existingScott Morrison has credited his government as having “saved” the Great Barrier Reef, a claim rejected as “ridiculous” by scientists, environment groups and the Queensland government.At the Liberal party...
06:51, 05/13/2019

Know These Tick Species to Stay Safe Outdoors Ticks are best known for latching on to you in the woods, sucking your blood, and spreading Lyme disease—but not all ticks are alike. There are different species, living in different areas, and they don’t all transmit the same diseases. According to the CDC, the ticks to watch out for include these:...
21:00, 07/05/2019

New lizard species found in guts of microraptor Paleontologists in China have recovered the complete remains of an ancient lizard from the stomach of a volant dromaeosaurid species, Microraptor zhaoianus, a small, bird-like dinosaur....
00:17, 07/12/2019

A third of wild bee and hoverfly species are in decline in Britain Concerns are rising about the loss of pollinators in Britain after analysis found that 33 per cent of bee and hoverfly species have declined since 1980...
00:34, 04/29/2019

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
14:00, 06/11/2019

Crickets crucial species in Mammoth Cave CAVE CITY, Ky. (AP) — Kurt Helf crawled through Mammoth Cave National Park, holding a humidity-measuring device in one hand and a camera in the other. He leaned in awkward positions parallel to limestone curvatures, joking that “yoga is coming in handy” as he laid on his back to photogra...
19:51, 06/09/2019

UN report: Extinction looms for more than one million species Development that’s led to loss of habitat, climate change, overfishing, pollution and invasive species is causing a biodiversity crisis, scientists warn....
17:34, 05/11/2019

Our species got to Europe 165,000 years earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
04:00, 07/11/2019

New species of fly named after 'Game of Thrones' villain Winter may have come and gone for "Game of Thrones" and its infamous character, the Night King, but his legacy is poised to live on — in the form of a fly....
19:00, 07/01/2019

A gem hunter accidentally discovered a new dinosaur species Gem hunters and paleontologists have a lot in common. Both spend a lot of time sifting through dirt and rock in the hopes of finding things that have been hidden for countless years and every so often their tireless quests overlap. Bob Foster, an Australian gem hunter, knows this better than most, a...
10:34, 06/05/2019

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
19:51, 07/12/2019

Scientists Discover New Bug Species Because of Its Weird Dick A nearly 500-acre cemetery cuts through west Brooklyn, featuring rolling hills that produce some of the city’s most spectacular vistas and a surprising variety of plant and animal diversity. Here, scientists have recently discovered an entirely new species of beetle based on its weird-shaped dick.Re...
07:51, 08/03/2019

Illegal killings endanger two wolves species Illegal killings and political resistance have endangered two species of wolves despite more than $80 million in government spending. (May 23)        ...
07:51, 05/23/2019

Biologists name new rat snake species after little-known Iron Age kingdom Scientists have identified a new species of rat snake living in Eastern Europe. The team of herpetologists decided to name the snake after the often overlooked Iron Age kingdom of Urartu....
02:51, 05/29/2019

New dinosaur species discovered in South Africa Researchers in South Africa have discovered a new species of dinosaur. The newly named dino remains had been laying misidentified in storage collections for three decades....
19:00, 08/06/2019

Scientists discover new Chinese firefly species Scientists have discovered the first ever species of bioluminescent click beetle in Asia which remarkably appears to have evolved there for the first time....
21:00, 07/24/2019

8 of the Most Popular Animal Species in the Ancient World Animals far outnumber us on the planet. And while humans have domesticated some of them for work or food, others have been observed, admired, feared, and revered from afar.  ...
04:00, 07/21/2019

A new, see-through frog species discovered from its unique sound This newly-discovered glass frog looks almost identical to another species, but its high-pitched call indicated it's a new species.        ...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Climate change displaced 55 species from UK in last decade A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade....
15:17, 07/18/2019

Marine Animal Response Society in need of funds to protect endangered whales, train volunteers The society hopes to use the funds to better respond, research and advocate for solutions aimed at protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales....
02:17, 07/17/2019

Russian couple face losing son, 1; prosecutors claim they endangered him by bringing him to violent protest A Russian couple could lose custody of their one-year-old son after prosecutors allege they endangered the welfare of the child by taking him to an unauthorized protest where police detained more than 1,400 people, a claim the couple vehemently denied. ...
20:34, 08/07/2019

Actress who allegedly caught endangered clams on TV show could face prison time: reports An actress from South Korea could face prison time in Thailand for allegedly catching endangered clams during the filming of a TV show, according to reports....
16:51, 07/06/2019

Scientists discovered a new shark species that glows in the dark Once you get down deep enough in Earth’s oceans, sunlight is hard to come by. But rather than stumble around in the dark in search of food, creatures that live at extreme depths have found ways to make their own light. It’s called bioluminescence and it’s what gives fireflies their...
00:34, 07/24/2019

Adorable New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered in China A newly described species of flying squirrel is teaching researchers more about these enigmatic, tree-hopping rodents, but its threatened status means scientists will have to act fast.Read more......
07:00, 07/19/2019

Skull shows our species got to Europe 165,000 earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
19:51, 07/10/2019

These species went extinct in 2018. More may be doomed to follow in 2019 They'd been on our planet for millions of years, but 2018 was the year several species officially vanished forever.        ...
17:17, 08/13/2019

U.S. restores Yellowstone grizzlies to protected species list The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday restored federal protections to grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park, abiding by a court ruling last year that removal of the bears' threatened status violated the Endangered Species Act....
08:51, 07/31/2019

Scientists discover new species of dinosaur related to the Velociraptor Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million years ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic....
22:51, 07/09/2019

Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction Relentless pursuit of economic growth, twinned with the impact of climate change, has put an "unprecedented" one million species at risk of extinction, scientists said on Monday in a landmark report on the damage done by modern civilization to the natural world....
13:51, 05/06/2019

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
20:17, 06/10/2019

Planet on 'path to catastrophe' as million species threatened Over a million species of plants and animals are under threat of extinction, according to a major report which says nature is in more trouble now that at any time in human history....
15:51, 05/06/2019

Report: One million species threatened with extinction because of humans (CNN) – One million of the planet’s eight million species are threatened with extinction by humans, scientists warned Monday in what is described as the most comprehensive assessment of global nature loss ever. Their landmark report paints a bleak picture of a planet ravaged by an ever-g...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Macron: France will step up fight against species extinction French President Emmanuel Macron wants to halt the alarming rate of biodiversity loss by making France greener. He said the "very possibility of having a habitable Earth" was at stake....
05:51, 05/07/2019

Forget Batman. New species of bat-winged dinosaur discovered Another dinosaur species with bat-like-wings has been discovered, scientists announced in a new study published Wednesday. The 163-million-year-old fossil, which was a complete skeleton, was found by a farmer in northeastern China.        ...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Humans Made This Planet Hell. Hopefully We Can Help Some Species Adapt A new UN report paints a dire portrait of Earth's human-made biodiversity crisis. But with new genetic techniques in conservation, perhaps we can help save species before it's too late....
13:51, 05/09/2019

Overflowing Great Lakes threaten bird species Trouble is brewing for the piping plover, already one of the Great Lakes region’s most endangered bird species, as water levels surge during a rain-soaked spring that has flooded large areas of the Midwest. (June 17)        ...
15:34, 06/17/2019

One Million Animal, Plant Species Face Extinction: UN Humanity is rapidly destroying the natural world upon which our prosperity -- and ultimately our survival -- depends, according to a landmark UN assessment of the state of Nature released Monday....
12:17, 05/06/2019

New study deciphers the success of alien bird species Thanks to a new study, researchers are beginning to understand what makes alien species and why some places are more susceptible to invaders than others....
17:51, 06/20/2019

Biologists name new rat snake species in Europe after little-known Iron Age kingdom Scientists have identified a new species of rat snake living in Eastern Europe. The team of herpetologists decided to name the snake after the often overlooked Iron Age kingdom of Urartu....
20:51, 05/28/2019

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two feet...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Found In Jungles Of Arunachal: A Rare Species Never Seen In India Before A chance rescue by a forest ranger in Arunachal Pradesh's remote jungles of Yazali last week has created a sensation after a photo of the critically-endangered catch went viral in conservationist......
20:34, 06/30/2019

Nearly 100 species of frogs, toads and salamanders wiped out by fungus The deadly disease caused by chytrid fungus is now thought to have driven nearly 100 amphibian species to extinction and contributed to the decline of over 400 more...
00:34, 04/29/2019

Coral species prefers microplastics to real food At least one coral species has a taste for microplastic pollution. According to a new study, the coral species Astrangia poculata prefers the tiny plastic bits to its normal diet....
03:17, 06/28/2019

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you also — in most cases — get to pick its new name. Some scientists choose names for species...
21:17, 07/14/2019

Atmospheric CO2 levels just hit the highest point in the history of our species The Earth is dealing with something that it hasn’t faced in at least the last 800,000 years. It’s a dramatic shift in the levels of carbon dioxide present in the planet’s atmosphere, and it’s abundantly clear that mankind is the reason for the change. If you’ve even cas...
22:17, 05/13/2019

One million species risk extinction: draft UN report Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report that catalogues our treatment of natural resources        ...
21:17, 04/30/2019

With invasive species killing many Winnipeg trees, what can you plant? With the City of Winnipeg battling multiple invasive species and diseases on our trees, you may want to consider diversifying the trees on your property....
15:17, 06/17/2019

Anti-Trump CNN star Jim Acosta claims president's fans make some reporters 'feel endangered' CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta said some of his media colleagues now live in fear of Trump supporters, during a Tuesday interview for his new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America." ...
00:34, 06/19/2019

One million species risk extinction due to humans, says draft UN report "Half-a-million to a million species are projected to be threatened with extinction, many within decades," says new report, yet to be publicly released....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Extinct species of bird came back from the dead, scientists find A previously extinct species of bird returned from the dead, reclaiming the island it previously lived on and re-evolving itself back into existence, scientists have said....
19:00, 05/15/2019

New monkey species found in Amazon area threatened by deforestation With its distinctive white tail, the Munduruku marmoset is the newest species of monkey we have found – but deforestation in the Amazon threatens its habitat...
15:00, 07/26/2019

Huge Penguins Added to the List of New Zealand’s Extinct Species A new species of giant penguin - about 1.6 meters (5.25 ft.) tall - has been identified from fossils found in Waipara, North Canterbury. ...
12:00, 08/16/2019

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back millions of years...
00:34, 04/29/2019

Black squirrel 'super' species? No, just a darker shade of grey Black squirrel result of interbreeding between grey and fox squirrels – and they both carry virusIn popular myth they are an aggressive new “super” species pushing out the grey squirrel just as it has displaced the red squirrel.But the black squirrels seen scampering through southern England are a f...
16:51, 08/13/2019

Scientists name new fossil species after Millennium Falcon from Star Wars A new species from the Burgess Shale has been discovered by paleontologists from the Royal Ontario Museum. Paleontologists excavating a site in the Canadian Rockies known as the Burgess Shale have discovered the fossilized remains of a heretofore-unknown species of arthropod with a distinctive hor...
00:17, 08/04/2019

Animal photos show how different species are adapting to city life Frank Bienewald/LightRocket via Getty Images These animal photos show what daily life looks like for animals that live in cities. As the climate changes, different species are making their way into cities, according to the Washington Post. Some species are moving into cities because their prior ha...
18:51, 08/04/2019

New species of dinosaur found 'hiding in plain sight' in museum Jurassic Park taught us that velociraptors could be seriously sneaky creatures, but their aptitude for stealth is nothing compared to that of a newly-discovered dinosaur that managed to keep hidden in plain sight for three decades....
18:34, 08/05/2019

Dreaded lovebugs are back, swarming cars. What you should know about the invasive species Lovebugs are back, big time. Myths persist about these tiny creatures that cause huge headaches for Floridians -- and their cars        ...
15:34, 05/07/2019

Scientists discover why two shark species emit green glow Previously undiscovered group of molecules found to be behind phenomenonThe secret behind the eerie glow of two shark species has been revealed in a study which sheds light on the origin and possible advantages of their fluorescent green bodies.Chain catsharks and swell sharks are deep-dwelling and ...
01:00, 08/09/2019

Saving the species: Artificially conceived rhino born at San Diego Zoo The success of the artificial insemination will reportedly help recover the near-extinct northern white rhino, of which only two females remain.       ...
20:51, 07/30/2019

Scientists discovered a new species of tiny sharks that glow in the dark Sharks are known to stalk and sniff out prey before they attack. But all this newly discovered shark species has to do is glow in the dark, and the prey comes to them....
20:17, 07/22/2019

Tiny shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico turns out to be new species NEW ORLEANS — A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species. And the mysterious pouches that it’s named for, up near its front fins? Scientists say they squirt little glowing clouds into the ocean. Researchers from around the Gulf and in New York ha...
05:34, 07/20/2019

Bringing back the bluebird: 4 out of 5 species declining on Saskatchewan grasslands For more than 50 years, Lorne Scott has made it his mission to support local bird populations in Saskatchewan’s grasslands despite declining populations....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Birds and insect species are heading north in the UK as climate warms More than 50 of the UK’s estimated 39,000 animal species, mostly insects and birds, extended their range northwards within the UK between 2008 and 2018...
06:34, 07/18/2019

Increased northern cod quota could slow species’ recovery: conservationist The commercial cod fishery, essential to Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry, collapsed and was placed under a moratorium in 1992, throwing thousands out of work and sparking protests....
22:34, 06/27/2019

Specially trained dogs try to save threatened turtle species Conservation groups in the Midwest are taking an unconventional approach to tracking rare and threatened turtles on their lands by using a John Rucker, a Montana man who helps track the ornate box turtles with the help of his seven dogs....
05:17, 06/27/2019

Karl Lagerfeld spider among new Australian species identified by arachnologists Four of the five new species, which are only a few millimetres in diameter, are from Queensland and one is from NSWA Queensland Museum arachnologist has helped identify five new species of tiny brushed jumping spiders the size of a grain of rice.The group includes a spider with large black eyes like...
10:17, 07/02/2019

Fossilized teeth of Ice Age predators yield clues to why certain species survived Paleontologist Larisa DeSantis studies ancient predators trapped in the La Brea Tar Pits. Courtesy Vanderbilt University. Visitors to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles are accustomed to seeing recreated scenes of, say, extinct saber-toothed cats taking down a horse or bison in an open field. But...
21:34, 08/06/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ character inspires name for new species of bee fly A new species of bee fly discovered in Australia, the Paramonovius nightking, was named after the show’s most feared villain.       ...
17:34, 07/02/2019

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that 27% of the more than 105,000 species the organization has analyzed are at risk of extinction...
02:51, 07/19/2019

'I'm a different species': Deontay Wilder celebrates first-round KO of Breazeale – video Deontay Wilder needed all of 137 seconds to knockout mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale in the ninth successful defence of his WBC heavyweight title. His victory at the Barclays Center comes less than six months after a split draw with Tyson Fury.Speaking after the fight, the American addressed ...
13:34, 05/19/2019

Rare new shark species squirts glow-in-the-dark liquid from its pockets Scientists from various universities and research groups identified the 5½-inch shark as the American Pocket Shark, or Mollisquama mississippiensis.        ...
19:34, 07/22/2019

A UN report is concerned about 1 million species going extinct, but its solutions are dead wrong A new United Nations report tells us that human activity is basically slaughtering the wildlife out there, killing off the species upon which our own existence is reliant. We should stop doing that, and I assume that you're with me, because we'd like a world for our grandchildren to live in so we pr...
02:51, 05/07/2019

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, toxic sludge and fertilizer runoff poured into the...
05:34, 05/07/2019

One million species threatened as global extinction rates speed up, U.N. report says The "unprecedented" loss of biodiversity around the globe is a growing threat to humans, according to a first-of-its-kind report by the United Nations....
16:34, 05/06/2019

Extremely rare species of flying squirrel discovered in Southwest China Scientists have discovered a new species of flying squirrel in Southwest China. The species is closely related to a pair of flying squirrel species on the "most wanted" list published by the Global Wildlife Conservation....
23:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. prohibits airlines from banning specific species, breeds as service animals The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday prohibited airlines from banning specific breeds of dogs in its new guidelines on in-flight service animals....
04:34, 08/09/2019

New Species Of Viper With Unique Heat-Sensing Ability Found In Arunachal A new species of snake has been found in Arunachal Pradesh's West Kameng district, an official said on Friday. The new species of reddish brown pit viper - a venomous snake with a unique heat sensing......
09:17, 05/10/2019

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00:17, 05/09/2019

2019 Preview: Teeth will reveal our species’ deep evolutionary past We will start to learn what a host of ancient animal and early human remains really are, thanks to new techniques for analysing tiny fragments of fossil remains...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than we thought...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, the authors of a new study suggest....
18:34, 05/17/2019

Rhino born at San Diego Zoo, marking key step in protecting threatened species LOS ANGELES — A conservation organization in San Diego says it has achieved the first successful artificial insemination birth of a southern white rhino in North America, an important step in saving another rhino species from extinction. San Diego Zoo Global announced that mother Victoria gave birth...
22:51, 07/31/2019

Do windfarms kill birds? How Australia can limit the impact on threatened species Bob Brown’s objection to a proposed windfarm draws attention to where renewable energy projects are being builtDo windfarms kill birds? Unarguably, they have and do.The damage turbines can inflict was infamously highlighted at California’s Altamont Pass, where early industry farms were built in a mi...
19:51, 08/04/2019

Up to 1 million animal species may be at risk of disappearing — yet another sign we're in the middle of a 6th mass extinction Dionell Datiles/EyeEm/Getty The world may be in the throes of a mass extinction, the sixth time in the planet's history that species are experiencing a major global collapse in numbers. Historically, mass extinctions have been caused by catastrophic events such as asteroid collisions. This time, hu...
03:17, 05/04/2019

Jawbone Fossil Reveals More About the Denisovans, a Mysterious Species that Mated With Modern Humans In 2010, archaeologists found evidence of a previously unknown hominin, the Denisovans, in a Siberian cave. Researchers are now reporting the discovery of a 160,000-year-old Denisovan jawbone pulled from a cave on the Tibetan Plateau. The fossil is now the first evidence of this mysterious human spe...
00:00, 05/02/2019

World is ‘on notice’ as major UN report shows one million species face extinction A hard-hitting report into the impact of humans on nature shows that nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades, while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail without radical action, UN biodiversity experts said on Monday....
17:17, 05/06/2019

1 million species face extinction as humans plunder nature at ‘unprecedented’ rate More than 1 million species are likely to go extinct, many within decades, unless their habitats are restored through dramatic change, a UN report says....
15:34, 05/06/2019

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origins of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book from Darwin....
02:51, 06/16/2019

130 species, 187 miles and lots of energy drinks: Inside the World Series of Birding As the clock struck 12, the Meadowlands Marsh Hawks set out into the New Jersey night. But could they tally enough birds to beat their rivals?A white SUV ground to a stop near a sliver of New Jersey marshland, tires snarling against the gravel and sand access road. Three men – Christopher Takacs, Da...
13:51, 05/17/2019

An invasive snail species was discovered in luggage at the Atlanta airport thanks to a pair of beagles A pair of beagles discovered two Giant African Snails in the luggage of a passenger arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport, according to US Customs and Border Protection....
15:34, 06/30/2019

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book from Darwin....
17:17, 06/16/2019

3 Foot Tall Parrot Species Discovered On New Zealand, Island Of Feathered Giants Scientists have uncovered fossilized leg bones from a gigantic parrot that once inhabited Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand. ...
04:00, 08/08/2019

Tiny shark species that squirts glow-in-the-dark liquid from its pockets discovered Scientists from various universities and research groups identified the 5½-inch shark as the American Pocket Shark, or Mollisquama mississippiensis.        ...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Snake mistake: CSIRO says it's a myth that Australia is home to world's deadliest species Australian science agency says there are a ‘negligible number of human deaths’ from snake bites in AustraliaThe popular suggestion that Australia is the home of the world’s deadliest snakes is largely a myth with the risk of bites and death far greater across Asia, Africa and South America, the CSIR...
04:34, 05/26/2019

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show It’s clear that Jon Stewart cares deeply about taking care of the brave men and women who were the first to arrive at the site of the World Trade Center attack on September 11th. That’s why he went to Congress to try and convince them to fully fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, deli...
18:51, 06/18/2019

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the trunks....
20:17, 06/14/2019

Nature Is Incredible: This Suicidal Octopus Species Can Perfectly Camouflage Itself As A Hamburger To Get Predators To Eat It Faster If you love nature and biology, then prepare to have your mind blown when you learn about this incredible miracle of evolution: This suicidal octopus can perfectly camouflage itself as a hamburger to get predators to eat it faster!...
11:17, 08/03/2019

Climate change threatens 26 native species in Great Dividing Range, study finds Australian researchers say governments must step up and protect critical habitats to give wildlife a chanceMore than 20 native animals would disappear from the Great Dividing Range before the end of the century if global emissions continue at business as usual rates, according to new analysis by Aus...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Interior's Bernhardt rejects Democratic calls to stop drilling because of climate change, species extinction Interior Secretary David Bernhardt rejected calls from House Democrats on Tuesday to reconsider the agency's efforts to expand oil and gas drilling in light of recent reports about the damaging effects of human activity on the climate and biodiversity....
01:00, 05/08/2019

Mona's invasive species recipes: sea urchin spaghetti, venison tataki and gorse flower ice-cream Mona’s artist in residence Kirsha Kaechele has published a cookbook unlike any other. Here are some recipes that you could actually make – if you dareI am fascinated by invasive species, and the philosophy around the idea of “invasive”. I grew up on the island of Guam, which made me a kind of invade...
10:17, 05/19/2019

US says Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy reconnaissance plane, endangered crew "The Maduro regime continues to undermine internationally-recognized laws and demonstrate its contempt for international agreements," the U.S. said.        ...
01:00, 07/22/2019

Nature in worst shape in human history with 1 million species at risk of extinction, massive UN report warns In a sweeping, first-of-its-kind report, the United Nations says more species now are threatened with extinction than at any time in human history.        ...
16:51, 05/06/2019

Meet the 'cat-fox,' a mysterious mammal found in Corsica that could be a new species The 'cat-fox,' a mysterious feline that roams the French island of Corsica, may be a new species, according to wildlife officials.        ...
01:00, 06/20/2019

'Crowded out of existence': Up to 1M species at risk of extinction because of human activities, report says Up to a million species are at risk of extinction because of human activities, a United Nations report warns.        ...
23:17, 04/30/2019

Is Corsica's 'cat-fox' a previously unknown feline species? In the Asco forest in Corsica, two agents of the National Hunting and Wildlife Office (ONCFS) show AFP what they think is a new feline species.        ...
16:51, 06/20/2019

|WATCH:FakeSamsungupdateapphas10milliondownloads,reportfinds A new report by the CSIS Security Group has found that "Updates for Samsung," a third-party app on the Google Play store, had been misleading users into paying for software updates on their Samsung phones....
19:34, 08/14/2019

|ChinastickingtoSeptemberUStradetalksaftertariffdelay Chinese officials are sticking to their plan to visit Washington in September for face-to-face trade meetings, people familiar with the matter said, signaling that talks remain on track for now despite an abrupt escalation in tariff threats this month....
19:34, 08/14/2019

Nancy Pelosi warns 'no chance' of trade deal between US and UK if Brexit puts Good Friday agreement at risk US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there is "no chance" of a US-UK trade deal passing through Congress if Brexit puts the Good Friday agreement at risk....
19:34, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong protests are like terrorism, says China as paramilitary forces gather amid fears army could be used against demonstrators Images emerged today of Chinese paramilitary forces assembling only 20 miles from Hong Kong as Beijing claimed the protests there were "no different to terrorism"....
19:34, 08/14/2019

Virgin loses highly profitable West Coast rail franchise Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson was "devastated" today after it was announced West Coast mainline rail services between London and Glasgow, and the first stage of HS2, will be taken on by First Trenitalia from December....
19:34, 08/14/2019

Shard reveals how Cyprus’ ancient kingdoms managed economy An archaeologist says the discovery of a small clay shard inscribed with a partial inventory of goods at a 2,500 year-old citadel suggests that Cyprus’ ancient city states “more than likely” had a common economic management system...
19:34, 08/14/2019

New McLaren GT Special Operations showcase heading to Pebble Beach Bespoke division's architecture-inspired styling modifications to latest McLaren include unique paint and interior trim McLaren has unveiled a series of personalisation options open to buyers of its new GT through its in-house Special Operations division.  The McLaren GT by MSO will make its publ...
19:34, 08/14/2019

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series set to make 680bhp Ultimate version of two-seater will take AMG's 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 to its limit, as new prototypes are seen testing Mercedes-AMG is well into developing the swansong for the GT range - the Black Series - ahead of its launch next year.  New imges of a prototype testing at the Nürburgring show an...
19:34, 08/14/2019

BMW 3 Series 330e 2019 review Quick and sophisticated, it makes a serious case for plug-in hybrids, and maintains the model’s reputation for class-leading excellence - though not without some sacrifice Take two otherwise identical versions of any given car and the conventionally powered model will out-handle the hybrid.This ap...
19:34, 08/14/2019

Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E Hybrid 2019 review The range-topping Porsche Cayenne is now electrified - but is it any good? The Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid is the most powerful and fastest Cayenne of all time, more powerful and torquier than even the Lamborghini Urus. That alone is quite a statement of just how bought into an electrified f...
19:34, 08/14/2019

WeWork IPO Filing Shows Revenue Growth, Wide Losses WeWork’s parent company unveiled the papers for its initial public offering, depicting a firm whose revenue growth is steep but whose losses have grown substantially as well....
20:00, 08/14/2019

A Unique and Affecting Memoir Combines Grief and Mushrooms In “The Way Through the Woods,” Long Litt Woon writes about diving into an obsession with learning about the fungi, and how it helped her mourn for her husband and embrace life again....
20:00, 08/14/2019

How To Upgrade The Electronics On A Vintage Formula One Car Think about old PC games you used to play back in 1997. You wouldn’t be able to boot that up now, and you especially wouldn’t be able to use your modern computer to operate the exact same game. It’s a pretty similar standard when it comes to F1 cars. If you want to play that game, something needs to...
20:34, 08/14/2019

GM And Ford Are Hunkering Down For A Recession Everyone’s batten down the hatches for rougher times ahead. That’s the theme for The Morning Shift for Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Cheery, I know....
20:34, 08/14/2019

Wolves vs Man Utd: Prediction, lineups, tickets, live stream, TV, team news - Premier League 2019-20 preview Manchester United are looking to make it two wins from two as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer prepares his side for a tough away test against Wolves on Monday night....
20:34, 08/14/2019

Harry Styles fans upset over 'Little Mermaid' reports Harry Styles was never even announced for the role of Prince Eric in the live-action "The Little Mermaid," but that hasn't stopped people from mourning over reports that he has turned down the project....
20:34, 08/14/2019

Pokémon Manholes Installed Across Japan Japanese cities and towns across the country have their own manhole designs. Each one is unique and reflects the local culture, history or beauty. Fittingly, the country now has Pokémon manholes....
20:34, 08/14/2019

Rush Hour Ricardo Tomé is an artist currently working on Decay of Logos, a small indie game taking a lot of cues from both Zelda and Princess Mononoke....
20:34, 08/14/2019

AstraZeneca scores win in race to treat ovarian cancer AstraZeneca has made further headway in the race with larger competitor GlaxoSmithKline's to use a promising new class of drugs to treat ovarian cancer....
20:34, 08/14/2019

LG smart refrigerator used for tweeting by teen whose mom banned electronics A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerator....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Russia flies nuclear-capable bombers to region facing Alaska Russia's Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday it had flown two nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers to a far eastern Russian region opposite Alaska as part of a training exercise....
21:00, 08/14/2019

France urges Hong Kong authorities to renew dialogue with protesters French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian called on Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday to renew talks with protesters to find a peaceful solution to the current crisis....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Panama Canal to continue authorizing vessels coming from Venezuela The Panama Canal will continue authorizing vessels coming from Venezuela provided they stick to the rules and present the necessary paperwork, the waterway's chief said on Wednesday after a new round of U.S. sanctions on the South American country....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Rome court says migrant ship can enter Italy's waters, overriding Salvini An administrative court in Rome ruled on Wednesday that a Spanish rescue ship carrying around 150 migrants should be allowed to enter Italian territorial waters in defiance of a ban imposed by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Portugal's striking fuel-tanker drivers ready to talk to employers Portugal's striking fuel-tanker drivers said on Wednesday they were ready to sit down with employers, in what appeared to be the first conciliatory gesture in an industrial stoppage that has led to petrol rationing in the busy tourist season....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Southern Yemeni separatists tell Saudi Arabia: evict Islah or lose the war Yemen's southern separatists vowed on Wednesday to keep control over Aden, warning the only way out of the impasse that has fractured a Saudi-led military alliance was for Islamists and northerners to be removed from positions of power in the south....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Satellite photos appear to show China's paramilitary vehicles near Hong Kong Satellite photos show armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China's paramilitary People's Armed Police near Hong Kong.        ...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Sistine Stallone: Dad Sylvester 'pushed me in' shark-filled waters Sistine Stallone did not need inspiration to act petrified of sharks in her movie debut, "47 Meters Down: Uncaged."        ...
21:34, 08/14/2019

Sierra Nevada chooses ULA's Vulcan to launch space station supply runs Sierra Nevada Corp, a privately owned defense contractor with spaceflight ambitions, said on Wednesday it picked United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket to launch its Dream Chaser space plane on cargo missions to the International Space Station....
21:34, 08/14/2019

Trump Campaign Selling ‘Fredo Unhinged’ Shirts Following CNN Host Chris Cuomo’s Dustup A lot can be said about the Trump campaign but one would have to admit that they know how to seize a moment and make a buck no matter how morally corrupt or ethically embarrassing....
21:34, 08/14/2019

AT&T and T-Mobile fight Caller ID spoofing with number verification system Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Tero Vesalainen) AT&T and T-Mobile announced a joint anti-robocall initiative today, but they didn't promise any new call-blocking capabilities for their customers. The carriers made a big deal of the partnership, saying in an announcement that they "put differences...
21:34, 08/14/2019

Meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible, study says There's been a notable increase in recent weeks about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space rocks actually made life possible on the Blue Planet....
21:34, 08/14/2019

THQ Nordic has plans for TimeSplitters and is making a new Saints Row A wise man once said that "if you're not making moves, you're standing still." And THQ Nordic is proving that with TimeSplitters and Saints Row.Read More...
21:34, 08/14/2019

The Athletic Can't Stop Humping Useless Butter Coffee Here’s a question: What would happen if you combined the vapidity of ubiquitous trend pieces about athletes eating and drinking things with the cravenness of brand subservience? You’d probably end up with something like this article from The Athletic....
21:34, 08/14/2019

Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impactsAbundant levels of microplastic pollution have been found in snow from the Arctic to the Alps, according to a study that has prompted scientists to warn of significant co...
22:00, 08/14/2019

The US labor market is broken ... but an Opportunity Marketplace could save it A big, bold idea to create an empowering labor market would give Americans without college degrees a chance to shine No market is more broken than the labor market, or with such dire consequences. In particular, 100 million-plus adults without four-year college degrees are deeply disadvantaged, scre...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Helping a nine-year-old recover from an eating disorder - podcast We hear about the importance of early intervention in rare cases of pre-teen eating disorders. Plus, calls to ban hands-free phone use while drivingMaggie and her husband James have four daughters. While their oldest, Hattie, was still at primary school, she began severely restricting the amount she...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Nora Quoirin: autopsy yet to determine cause of death, say police French prosecutors open criminal investigation into London teenager’s death A postmortem of Nora Quoirin, the 15-year-old girl who went missing in the Malaysian jungle, has yet to determine a definitive cause of death and will continue on Thursday, say police.The body of the teenager, from London, w...
22:00, 08/14/2019

'No one cares till someone dies': El Paso activists long feared their city was at risk Organizers were aware of racist threat, saying the attacker was ‘not the first white man with guns to terrorize us’“He’s not the first white man to come in from out of town with guns to terrorize us.”One week after what is believed to be the deadliest attack against Latinos in recent US history, the...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Nationals ace Max Scherzer declares himself ready to return 3-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer says he is ready to get in a game for the Washington Nationals and come off the injured list       ...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Lockheed wins $99M contract for foreign JASSM cruise missile support Lockheed Martin Corp. received a $99 million contract for production support of JASSM cruise missiles for foreign military sales to Poland, Finland and Australia, the Defense Department announced....
22:34, 08/14/2019

This Gigantic Whirlpool Is A Skylight And Rain Collector A massive whirlpool, located at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, makes for one of its central attractions. The large whirlpool forms inside a 70-foot diameter acrylic bowl and serves as......
22:34, 08/14/2019

British Man's Dentures Disappeared, Found Stuck In Throat 8 Days Later A 72-year-old man could not figure out what was wrong with his throat. It turned out that his dentures, which he thought were lost during an operation eight days earlier, had actually been lodged in......
22:34, 08/14/2019

Smartphones in 2019: The best of times or worst of times? One man's heaven is another man's hell. ZDNet contributors Matt Miller and Jason Perlow both follow the mobile industry, yet draw vastly different conclusions about the smartphone market. Is this a great time for buyers - or what?...
23:00, 08/14/2019

NVIDIA's AI advance: Natural language processing gets faster and better all the time Yesterday NVIDIA announced record-breaking developments in machine learning for natural language processing. How and why did it do this, and what does it mean for the world at large?...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Rubrik expands into data governance, other new markets In just five years, the data management company has earned a $3.3B valuation; now it's rolling out new services and capabilities to help customers derive more value out of their data....
23:00, 08/14/2019

Efficiency Win! The Dalai Lama Has Announced That His Dentist’s 30-Year-Old Son Is The Reincarnation of Him And Should Just Take Over As Dalai Lama After He Dies One of the world’s greatest spiritual leaders just made an incredible proclamation that is bound to save tons of time and make Buddhists all over the world stand up and cheer: The Dalai Lama has announced that his dentist’s 30-year-old son is the reincarnation of him and should just take over as Dal...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Easing back to school anxiety (KPRC) Back to school should be an exciting time for kids and parents but what if your kids are nervous to return to school? Psychologist Dr. Alton Bozeman, with the Menninger Clinic, suggests reasons why some kids have anxiety and how parents can help. “Sometimes social isolation is related...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Bank armed robbery suspect caught, police say Francisco Ivan Taddei / Courtesy: Tucson Police Department TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has identified and arrested the suspect in connection to an armed robbery incident at U.S. Bank Branch earlier this week. Police identified the suspect as 34-year-old Francisco Ivan Taddei. The armed robbery...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Unseeded Struff knocks out Tsitsipas in Cincinnati "Fifth-seed Stefanos Tsitsipas\u0027s Cincinnati Masters challenge ended in the second round on Wednesday as he was beaten 6-4 6-7(5) 7-6(6) by unseeded German Jan-Lennard Struff."...
23:34, 08/14/2019

Roberto Minervini turns his camera on Black Southern life in a striking new documentary There’s good reason to be skeptical of white filmmakers taking on the Black experience. But if Green Book, as a recent and obvious example, demonstrated the pitfalls of trying to tell someone else’s story, What You Gonna Do When The World’s On Fire? shows that it’s not impossible to do it respectful...
23:34, 08/14/2019

Eric Trump: Media Down With the Sickness Eric Trump, the larger and blonder of the president’s two adult sons, appeared on Fox News’ Fox & Friends Wednesday morning to absolutely destroy the lamestream media for the sin of ignoring the fact that people at the Iowa State Fair this weekend put handfuls of corn kernels in a bowl represent...
00:00, 08/15/2019

We Are NOT Scaremongering, But You Should Be Gripped By Fear of a Global Recession Right Now Is a recession coming? The very nature of time assures us that, yes, sooner or later, a recession—like all events—will come. But should you be riddled with anxiety about a recession coming soon? Also yes....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Diane von Furstenberg Flash Sale: Save 60% Off Now! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. As......
00:00, 08/15/2019

Will Khloe Kardashian Let Single Mom Terra Give Up on Her Revenge Body Journey Over Custody Battle Concerns? Khloe Kardashian isn't ready to give up on Terra. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian, the Good American boss has a meeting with trainer Autumn......
00:00, 08/15/2019

New Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith collector’s edition revealed News 14 Aug, 2019 The Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith arrives as a special limited edition run-out model, and will be limited to just 50 examples...
00:00, 08/15/2019

Why Players Are Mad About Fortnite Selling A Dog [Update: Dog Will Be Refunded] The latest batch of cosmetics for sale in Fortnite’s item shop seems to feature a familiar furry face. For 1000 V-Bucks, players can get Gunner, a wearable pet that looks awfully similar to Bonesy, a wearable pet from season 6....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Air pollution, especially ozone, tied to worsening lung damage (Reuters Health) - The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests....
00:34, 08/15/2019

Microsoft says humans will still transcribe Cortana and Skype audio Just like seemingly every other major tech company with a voice assistant or voice chat service, it emerged that Microsoft contractors were listening to Skype and Cortana recordings. Apple, Google and Facebook have temporarily halted similar efforts,......
00:34, 08/15/2019

THQ Nordic says a new Saints Row game is 'deep in development' THQ Nordic had plenty of updates about upcoming games from its sprawling empire in its latest earnings report. Perhaps the most notable is that its Volition studio is "deep in development" on a new Saints Row game. It didn't offer any information on......
00:34, 08/15/2019

Oru’s new foldable kayak weighs under 20 lbs and assembles in just 2 minutes California-based kayak maker Oru has built a great brand on the strength of its origami-inspired folding kayaks, and now it’s launching its lightest and most portable model yet with a new Kickstarter project. The Oru Inlet miraculously packs up to the size of a suitcase, weights less than 20 p...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Motorcycle-theft ring busted for stealing dozens of bikes Authorities busted a Big Apple motorcycle-theft ring that “chopped up” dozens of stolen bikes and sold the parts for cash over a six-month span, law enforcement officials revealed Wednesday. Members of the ring — which included 11 alleged thieves from Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Edis...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Court Stays JNU Inquiry Against Teachers For Participating In Protest The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the inquiry initiated by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against its 45 faculty members for allegedly participating in a protest march in July last year....
01:00, 08/15/2019

Uncover gastronomic bliss in the Maldives Six Senses Laamu is passionate about wellbeing but it is also focused on food. Combine the two on a desert island with turquoise waters inhabited by dolphins and what do you get? Gastronomic bliss....
01:00, 08/15/2019

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other firms going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a call on WeWork....
01:34, 08/15/2019

Banks are paying people to borrow money. That’s alarming news for the global economy. Rattled investors are so desperate for a safe place to park their savings that they are paying for the privilege of lending money to European companies and governments....
01:34, 08/15/2019

The Yield Curve Is Inverted! Remind Me Why I Care If you’re wondering what a yield curve is and why there’s so much fretting on both sides of the Atlantic over its changing shape, you’re not alone. This year, Google searches for “yield curve inversion” shot up to their highest level ever. Here’s what the fuss is about....
01:34, 08/15/2019

Israeli flight attendant dies from measles months after New York flight Rotem Amitai developed a fever a few days after traveling from New York to Tel Aviv. It is unclear if she was inflected with the virus on the flight....
01:34, 08/15/2019

Steve King, Opposing All Abortions, Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Without Rape and Incest Mr. King, who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was discussing his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legislation....
01:34, 08/15/2019

Stacey Abrams on Voter Suppression, the 2020 Race and the Vice Presidency Ms. Abrams, who announced this week that she would not run for president, told The New York Times in an interview that she would be “honored to be considered” for vice president....
01:34, 08/15/2019

Mets Lose Jeff McNeil and Call Up Ruben Tejada McNeil, one of the club’s best hitters, sustained a hamstring strain and will be out until at least Aug. 24. Tejada, 29, has not played for the Mets since the 2015 postseason....
02:00, 08/15/2019

Chinese paramilitary members are gathered near Hong Kong border As protests continue to sweep through Hong Kong, large numbers of China's paramilitary force are just miles away from Hong Kong's border with mainland China, according to a CNN team on the ground in Shenzhen....
02:00, 08/15/2019

Bankruptcy filings by U.S. energy producers pick up speed: law firm analysis Bankruptcy filings by U.S. energy producers so far this year have already nearly matched the total for the whole of 2018, law firm Haynes & Boone reported on Wednesday, as volatile oil and gas prices drive companies to seek protection from creditors....
02:00, 08/15/2019

Microsoft's latest privacy policy says vendors listen to voice data Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it updated its privacy policy to let customers know that it had been collecting voice data of its users with the help of employees and contractors....
02:00, 08/15/2019

GE secures four-year labor deal with unions for 6,600 workers General Electric Co has clinched a labor deal with all 6,600 of its unionized workers in the United States, averting potential strikes that could have hit the ailing conglomerate's jet engine production, the company and unions said on Wednesday....
02:00, 08/15/2019

Republican congressman Steve King: Would humanity exist without rape, incest? Republican U.S. Representative Steve King wondered aloud on Wednesday whether the human race would still exist without rape and incest, setting off calls by Republicans and Democrats alike for him to step down, just months after he was condemned for remarks widely regarded as racist....
02:00, 08/15/2019

Presidential contender Kamala Harris proposes ways to combat domestic terrorism Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris on Wednesday released a plan to address what she termed domestic terrorism after three recent mass shootings in a week that resulted in the deaths of 34 people....
02:00, 08/15/2019

'Coolest night in town': the club where Phoebe Waller-Bridge created Fleabag Once based in a rundown boozer, DryWrite nights encouraged risk and giddy game-playing – their spirit is felt in Killing Eve and across British theatre todayWhen Phoebe Waller-Bridge performed her script Fleabag at the Edinburgh fringe in 2013, it landed like a bolt from the bluest of minds. But Wal...
02:34, 08/15/2019

Opinion: Jay-Z's NFL partnership leaves question — what about Colin Kaepernick? Jay-Z's agreement with the NFL makes sense for both the hip-hop mogul and the league, but it also warrants further examination.       ...
02:34, 08/15/2019

New Zealand Officials Admit Letting Christchurch Suspect Send Hateful Letter The lapse was particularly embarrassing because Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and other leaders had said they would do everything they could to deny the suspect any further platform....
02:34, 08/15/2019

Disney and Charter have reached a multi-year distribution deal Disney and Charter Communications inked a multi-year deal today that will deliver a wide range of content -- from college sports to The Bachelor -- to Spectrum subscribers. The deal avoids a blackout of Disney-controlled networks like ABC and ESPN, r......
03:00, 08/15/2019

Mike Tyson reveals weed budget and plans for resort Mike Tyson is a big marijuana fan. He says he and his business partner spend thousands each month on cannabis and are developing a weed resort.       ...
03:34, 08/15/2019

FCC chair recommends approval of merger between T-Mobile and Sprint FCC chairman Ajit Pai has formally recommended Wednesday approving the merger between wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint.       ...
03:34, 08/15/2019

US: Several police officers shot in Philadelphia A police operation in the neighborhood of Nicetown left six officers injured. Authorities said the shooter was still active, barricated inside a house and engaged in a tense standoff with police....
03:34, 08/15/2019

US markets sink, sparking fears of recession Stock markets in the United States have dropped sharply after the Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years. The news signals growing investor concern of a recession....
03:34, 08/15/2019

West reluctant to criticize China over Hong Kong stance Clashes in Hong Kong have grown more violent and Beijing has ramped up its intimidation tactics as protests enter their 11th week. But so far, the West has shied away from openly chiding China....
03:34, 08/15/2019

These houses with water slides certainly make a splash This summer may be mild, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting wet and wild. Three on-the-market homes in the tri-state area include thrilling water slides for their new owners to ride. No, not those flimsy blue plastic ones: These over-the-top chutes offer twists, speed and tons of late-season f...
03:34, 08/15/2019

Amazon’s facial recognition system flags dozens of California lawmakers as criminals Facial recognition technology has come a long way in recent years, and today many smartphone users rely on face unlock features to keep their devices secure. Amazon’s facial scanning software, called Rekognition, won’t unlock your phone, but it is currently being used by some law enforce...
03:34, 08/15/2019

Ski resort loses bid to be dismissed from Paltrow lawsuit A Utah ski resort where Gwyneth Paltrow is accused of smashing into a skier wants to be dismissed from a lawsuit that it argues should be settled between the actress and the alleged victim...
03:34, 08/15/2019

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott launches domestic terrorism task force Less than two weeks after a gunman walked into an El Paso Walmart and killed 22 shoppers, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has launched a Domestic Terrorism Task Force to protect against statewide acts of extremism....
03:34, 08/15/2019

Gym Goers Slightly Inconvenienced By Car Crashing Into Lap Pool Seattle station KOMO News reports that a car crashed through the glass wall of a local LA Fitness pool this week, miraculously missing the three swimmers in the water at the time. The people in the pool area swam over to help, the report said, and managed to get the 69-year-old driver out of the c...
04:00, 08/15/2019

FTC chief prepared to break up Big Tech — if he ‘has to’ The head of the FTC said he's prepared to break up big tech companies by undoing past mergers as the agency probes whether the firms are hurting competition....
04:34, 08/15/2019

Mystery of Ghislaine Maxwell's whereabouts deepens as Epstein accusers eye his alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell in the past was photographed with Jeffrey Epstein socializing with President Donald Trump, and attending the wedding of Chelsea Clinton, whose father, President Bill Clinton, like Trump had been friends with Epstein....
04:34, 08/15/2019

Canadian Forces expected to send Hercules transport plane to Uganda for peacekeeping The CC-130 Hercules was one of three signature promises Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made to the United Nations when Canada hosted a major peacekeeping summit in November 2017....
04:34, 08/15/2019

No. 4 Simona Halep rallies to avoid upset in Ohio Simona Halep rallies for a three-set win over Ekaterina Alexandrova in the Western & Southern Open in Ohio        ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

5 Woodstock Photographers on the Images That Moved Them Most Fifty years ago, nearly half a million people convened at Max Yasgur‘s farm in Bethel, New York, for the first Woodstock Arts & Music Festival in August 1969. Billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: Three Days of Peace and Music,” the event featured now-iconic sets from acts like Jimi H...
05:01, 08/15/2019

Was The Wizard of Oz Cursed? The Truth Behind the Dark Stories About the Judy Garland Classic Thursday marks 80 years since the Aug. 15, 1939, Hollywood premiere of the film classic The Wizard of Oz, the story of a tornado that hits Kansas and transports a young girl named Dorothy, played by Judy Garland, to a magical place called Oz, where she embarks on a journey to track down the wizard w...
05:01, 08/15/2019

Mexico's top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays Mexico's supreme court ordered the health ministry on Wednesday to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use, saying its failure to do so after legalization in 2017 had put rights at risk for patients, including children....
05:34, 08/15/2019

Hellenistic Elite Found Buried on a Bronze Bed with Gold in Her Mouth Ancient tombs are fascinating finds, especially when they’re intact. They can provide us with clues on how a person died, social status, burial styles, and funerary rites.  ...
05:34, 08/15/2019

Dow plunges 650 points as recession alarm blares Stock market optimism is so yesterday. Wall Street suffered a brutal morning Wednesday after the yield on the 10-year Treasury note briefly dipped below the yield of the 2-year note — the first time it’s done so since 2005. So-called yield curve inversions have historically been a sign that a recess...
05:34, 08/15/2019

Pete Buttigieg slams Trump administration over Cuccinelli comments South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg criticized the Trump administration for missing "the point" after the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Director made tweaks to the famous poem on the State of Liberty and said it was "referring back to people coming from Europe wher...
05:34, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong protesters move back to the streets Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong shifted out of the airport and back into the streets on Wednesday — as the Chinese appeared to amass paramilitary vehicles in a nearby sports arena. Heavily armed Hong Kong police faced off with civilians Wednesday night outside a police station in the reside...
06:00, 08/15/2019

UN anti-racism panel challenges Palestinians on alleged 'schoolbook hate' A United Nations body challenged the Palestinian Authority’s record on fighting racism and anti-Semitism on Tuesday in what some organizations called “a rare move.”...
06:00, 08/15/2019

Chinese tech giant apologizes for saying typhoon killed 99 million people China’s largest video streaming giant Tencent Video on Wednesday apologized for saying Typhoon Lekima killed everyone in Shandong, a province which has about 99 million people....
06:00, 08/15/2019

Embattled Bank Stocks Lose Billions Investors continued their run on bank stocks, sending shares of some of America’s biggest financial institutions sharply lower following the latest sign of trouble ahead for the U.S. economy....
06:00, 08/15/2019

Ethics board rules Trudeau exerted improper influence in SNC-Lavalin scandal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau exerted improper political influence by pressuring a former justice minister to drop an investigation into contractor SNC-Lavalin, an ethics board ruled Wednesday....
06:00, 08/15/2019

58 inmates injured in riot at California prison; eight hospitalized Around 200 inmates began fighting Wednesday at the prison in Soledad, California. Guards fired tear gas and rifle rounds to break up the riot.        ...
07:00, 08/15/2019

Woman awarded $725,000 in suit against neo-Nazi website founder Nooses appeared on campus after Taylor Dumpson became the first black woman to serve as student president at American University.        ...
07:00, 08/15/2019

Explosion in East Chicago injures 3 at chemical tank cleaning business An official says an explosion at a chemical tank cleaning business in northwestern Indiana injured three workers.        ...
07:00, 08/15/2019

Team USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich praises Colin Kaepernick's patriotism Legendary NBA head coach Gregg Popovich expressed his support for Colin Kaepernick at Team USA basketball practice when he was asked about divisiveness in the country and showing patriotism....
07:00, 08/15/2019

Trump aide: Liberty's 'huddled masses' message only applies to Europeans The Statue of Liberty's famous 'huddled masses' inscription only applies to "people coming from Europe", according to America's acting director of citizenship and immigration services. ...
07:00, 08/15/2019

"Not Incremental Progress, India Needs High Jump," Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day address to the nation today, said India does not want to wait too long for incremental progress and called for a "high jump". He also announced......
07:00, 08/15/2019

Alex Rodriguez posts happy photo with Jennifer Lopez and kids after reported car burglary After Alex Rodriguez's car was reportedly burglarized, he emphasized on Instagram that his family with Jennifer Lopez is his top priority.        ...
07:34, 08/15/2019

Stephen Colbert bashes Ken Cuccinelli for Statue of Liberty poem 'update' Amid Ken Cuccinelli's controversial comments about the famous Emma Lazarus Statue of Liberty sonnet, Stephen Colbert has an edit of his own.        ...
07:34, 08/15/2019

Boeing delays delivery of ultra-long-range version of 777X Boeing Co has pushed back the entry into service of an ultra-long-range version of its forthcoming 777X widebody, the U.S. planemaker said on Wednesday, the latest fallout from an ongoing crisis surrounding its 737 MAX jet....
07:34, 08/15/2019

Bauhaus vocalist Peter Murphy hospitalized after suffering a heart attack Peter Murphy, the English singer of the goth rock band Bauhaus, is postponing the remainder of his New York residency after suffering a heart attack.        ...
08:00, 08/15/2019

VW picks FCA, Kia veteran Saad Chehab to run U.S. marketing In the new role, he will be responsible for repositioning the VW brand away from its 2015 diesel emissions crisis and toward a future with at least four battery-electric vehicles in the U.S. beginning in 2020....
08:34, 08/15/2019

Macy's Turnaround Hits Harsh Retail Reality Macy’s lowered its full-year earnings outlook after missing profit expectations in the latest quarter, even though it reported growth in a key sales metric....
08:34, 08/15/2019

This CEO Wants to Extract Rare Earths From Trade Fight The rare-earths company that Amanda Lacaze runs is small, but her mission is immense: weaning the West off its dependence on China for the obscure metals needed in high-tech gear including cellphones, electric cars and jet fighters....
08:34, 08/15/2019

Federal Regulators Propose Changes to Trucker Work-Hour Rules The plan to modify rest-break requirements and other rules could save the industry money, but faces opposition from safety advocates and the Teamsters....
08:34, 08/15/2019

Malaysian police say Irish-French girl probably died from hunger, stress Malaysian authorities on Thursday said a Irish-French girl whose body was found near a jungle stream had died from internal bleeding probably due to prolonged hunger and stress....
09:00, 08/15/2019

Russian plane makes emergency landing near Moscow after bird strike A Russian passenger plane made an emergency landing in a corn field near the capital Moscow shortly after take-off on Thursday after birds were sucked into both its engines, the airline and air transport agency said....
09:00, 08/15/2019

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter Reunite in L.A. Following Post-Split Getaway Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter's self-described hot girl summer is continuing stateside. On the heels of their widely discussed Italian vacation, the pop singer and star of The......
09:34, 08/15/2019

BH90210 Season 2 Would Be a "Show Within a Show" We're barely a week into BH90210 and yet we already know what the future of the show could look like. Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth sat down with E! News' Erin Lim to talk about......
09:34, 08/15/2019

Hair removal can be a struggle for some trans women but this electrologist can help Trans women often struggle with hair removal, so Siobhan set up her own clinic in Manchester providing electrolysis - the only form of permanent hair removal....
09:34, 08/15/2019

Invader Zim is back, still yelling in Netflix's Enter The Florpus trailer Anyone worried that Jhonen Vasquez had lost his grip for demented, self-absorbed, massively idiotic characters (or voice actor Richard Horvitz his capacity for ear-splitting shrillness) over the years may now consider those worries assuaged: Netflix released the trailer for Invader Zim: Enter The Fl...
10:00, 08/15/2019

There’s suddenly hope Mets’ Jed Lowrie can play this season ATLANTA — Jed Lowrie is forgotten (almost), but not gone. The veteran infielder — who still hasn’t appeared in a game for the Mets after arriving on a two-year contract worth $20 million last offseason — has increased his workouts to the point he’s running, fielding and hitting in simulated games, a...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Antonio Brown faces $40K suit over chef’s wild allegations Antonio Brown’s rough preseason continues. The Raiders’ mercurial star wide receiver is the subject of a civil lawsuit filed by Stefano Tedeschi, also known as “The Sports Chef,” who alleges Brown didn’t pay a $38,521.20 bill from the 2018 Pro Bowl, according to ESPN. I...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Man dead after taco-eating contest at minor league game RESNO, Calif. — A man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday. Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly after arriving at a hospital, Fresno Sheriff spokesman Tony Botti said. An autopsy on...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Toyota tests plug-in hybrid RAV4 SUV in new images Prototypes of a RAV4 with a charging port have been seen for the first time, with 2020 debut likely Toyota has been seen testing what appears to be a plug-in hybrid variant of the RAV4 SUV on European roads. At first glance, the prototype doesn't seem any different from the standard Honda CR-V riva...
10:34, 08/15/2019

With "Sabka Vishwas", Centre Aims To Meet People's Aspirations: PM Modi The BJP-led NDA government is working to meet people's aspirations in its second term after addressing their needs in the last five years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said this morning, asserting it......
11:34, 08/15/2019

Free Travel For Women On Delhi Buses From October 29: Arvind Kejriwal Women will ride free on Delhi government and cluster buses from October 29, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said at an Independence Day event in the national capital today...
11:34, 08/15/2019

"Your Identity Neither At Stake Nor Tampered With," Governor Tells J&K Sustained efforts by armed forces have made terrorists accept their defeat, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Thursday after hoisting the national flag at the Sher-e-Kashmir stadium......
11:34, 08/15/2019

Truth behind the world's earliest photographs As early cameras began spreading out from Europe in the middle of the 19th century, photography became an increasingly powerful medium for obtaining and disseminating information about the wider world....
11:34, 08/15/2019

What to know about bleeding hemorrhoids A person can sometimes treat bleeding hemorrhoids at home. At other times, hemorrhoids may require specialist treatment or surgery. Learn more about the symptoms, home remedies, and treatments here....
12:00, 08/15/2019

Pop! Goes the Uber Things haven’t been going so hot for Uber, which is burning through billions of dollars a year with no fleet of driverless taxis in sight to stop it. Now, the party is really over: According to a report in Crunchbase News, Uber has decided to stop buying hundreds of thousands of dollars in celebrato...
12:00, 08/15/2019

Thirteen U.S. states sue over new rule to limit legal immigration A coalition of 13 U.S. states sued President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce legal immigration by denying visas to poor migrants....
12:34, 08/15/2019

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, others Scores of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
12:34, 08/15/2019

Russia hails miracle after plane makes emergency landing near Moscow Russians hailed a miracle on Thursday after a passenger plane carrying 233 people made an emergency landing in a corn field on the outskirts of Moscow after striking a flock of birds shortly after take-off....
12:34, 08/15/2019

Pakistan observes 'Black Day' over Kashmir with march by militant group Pakistan observed a 'Black Day' on Thursday to coincide with India's Independence Day celebrations, as one of the main militant groups fighting Indian rule in Kashmir led a protest through Pakistan's part of the disputed region....
12:34, 08/15/2019

Taliban, U.S. pact in Afghanistan could boost Islamic State A deal between the Taliban and the United States for U.S. forces to withdraw from their longest-ever war in Afghanistan could drive some diehard Taliban fighters into the arms of the Islamic State militant group, Afghan officials and militants say....
12:34, 08/15/2019

U.S. has applied to seize Grace 1 tanker, Gibraltar says The U.S. Department of Justice has applied to seize the Iranian tanker Grace 1, which is being held in Gibraltar on suspicion of smuggling oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions, the British overseas territory said on Thursday....
12:34, 08/15/2019

How much does it cost to get your kid into college? It could be a whole lot Parents wanting to get their kids into college may end up paying a lot for tutors, sports and music lessons, but there are shortcuts        ...
12:34, 08/15/2019

Tens of thousands rally in Yemen's Aden to support separatist takeover Tens of thousands of Yemenis rallied in Aden on Thursday in support of separatist forces who took over the southern port, the temporary seat of Yemen's Saudi-backed government, in a move that exposed rifts in a Sunni Muslim military coalition....
13:34, 08/15/2019

Trump Says Beijing Should Resolve the Hong Kong Crisis ‘Humanely’ if It Wants a Trade Deal President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to tie a peaceful resolution of the unrest gripping Hong Kong to a trade deal with the Chinese government, the same day the State Department raised concerns about a possible armed intervention in Hong Kong by Beijing. A State Department spokeswoman cited ...
13:34, 08/15/2019

Drillisch shares slump as earnings guidance trimmed, 5G costs loom Shares in telecoms firm 1&1 Drillisch and its parent United Internet slumped to six-year lows on Thursday after they trimmed profit guidance due to initial 5G network costs and higher line connection charges....
14:00, 08/15/2019

Trump Ties Trade Deal to China Action in Hong Kong President Trump suggested a “personal meeting” with China’s President Xi Jinping to discuss the escalating crisis in Hong Kong and warned China it must respond “humanely” to the protests if it wants to strike a trade deal....
14:00, 08/15/2019

Detained Baring Vostok executive Delpal to be placed under house arrest: Ifax Baring Vostok executive Phillipe Delpal, a French national, will be released from custody and placed under house arrest under the order of a Moscow court, Interfax news agency reported on Thursday....
14:00, 08/15/2019

South Africa's Public Protector hit with second punitive costs order A South Africa court on Thursday awarded a second punitive costs order against the country's top anti-corruption official, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, after finding an investigation conducted by her office showed "gross negligence"....
14:00, 08/15/2019

Italy's League risks 'looking stupid' over government crisis, says party official Italy's ruling League party could end up in opposition and risks looking stupid over its bid to bring down the coalition and trigger an early election, a senior League official said....
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We will not rule out any option to stop Brexit: Scottish leader Sturgeon The leader of the Scottish National Party, Nicola Sturgeon, said on Thursday her party and its 35 lawmakers would explore any option to stop Brexit in parliament and did not rule out backing opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn....
14:00, 08/15/2019

Nick Kyrgios Uses Bathroom Break To Demolish Two Rackets, Then Spits At Umpire In Latest Meltdown Nick Kyrgios melted down spectacularly Wednesday night at the Cincinnati Masters, in a second-round loss to eighth seed Karen Khachanov, 6–7, 7–6, 6–2. Kyrgios completed a stirring comeback in the first set but started coming unglued in the second set, after chair umpire Fergus Murphy hit him with a...
14:00, 08/15/2019

Queens principal who passed kids through bogus online classes finally ousted A Queens principal who was busted years ago for graduating failing kids via bogus online classes has finally been ousted — after he was accused of turning a blind eye to an assistant principal allegedly bedding teachers. Hillcrest HS principal David Morrison recently sent an email to colleagues anno...
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4 things to know before the bell Happy Thursday, and welcome to the new Before the Bell — now packed with more insight from CNN Business reporters and trusted experts. Not a subscriber? You can sign up here....
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10 Wellness Products to Help You Destress at Your Desk We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:34, 08/15/2019

This Is the Holy Grail of Weighted Blankets We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:34, 08/15/2019

Oakland Raiders' Antonio Brown accused of stiffing 'Sports Chef' out of $38,000 Oakland Raiders star Antonio Brown has been accused of failing to pay $38,000 to a celebrity chef who the wide receiver hired to cook for him in January in the days leading up to the Pro Bowl....
14:34, 08/15/2019

Oil deepens slide toward $58 on recession fears, US supply Oil fell 2% toward $58 a barrel on Thursday, extending the previous session's 3% drop, pressured by mounting recession concerns and a surprise boost in U.S. crude inventories....
15:34, 08/15/2019

UPS Ventures Invests in Self-Driving Trucking Startup United Parcel Service’s venture-capital division has acquired a minority stake in self-driving trucking startup TuSimple, signaling the delivery company’s continued push into autonomous driving....
15:34, 08/15/2019

Cathedral installs slide to give views of the ceiling The Norwich Cathedral in the U.K. has ambiance, history, stained glass windows, and also a huge slide in the middle of the catherdral.       ...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Metal Wolf Chaos XD review – unreconstructed mad mech trash PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One; FromSoftware/Devolver DigitalIn this slightly upgraded 2004 game, you rampage as a robot President – discharging your bazookas, missile launchers and railguns in the name of freedomIn 2004, when Metal Wolf Chaos was first released on the original Xbox, it didn’t have a s...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Chelsea Women vs Tottenham Women: London derby will build on World Cup effect, says England star Fran Kirby England Lioness Lioness Fran Kirby says a showcase clash between Chelsea and Tottenham is a "massive opportunity to build on the World Cup effect" and get more girls involved in grassroots football....
17:34, 08/15/2019

The New Soundboks is a massive, pro-level, battery-powered Bluetooth speaker The new Soundboks is impressive. It has everything: a sturdy housing, Bluetooth, large battery, XLR-inputs, and several methods to connect multiple Soundboks. Indoor or out, the new Soundboks sounds great. The Soundboks isn’t shy. It’s an extrovert. This speaker will stand tall among strangers and b...
17:34, 08/15/2019

Autocar Heroes: BMW E30 M3 vs M3 CSL vs M2 Competition - what's the best M Car ever? Three iconic models from BMW's M Division go head-to-head-to-head to settle once and for all which is the best So which is it to be? What is the greatest ever product of BMW's performance arm, the M Division? Is it the BMW E30 M3, the compact 3-Series that was homologated for the road to go racing ...
17:34, 08/15/2019

Thousands of Yemenis rally in support of separatists in Aden Thousands of Yemenis are rallying in the port city of Aden in support of southern separatists who seized the city from the country’s internationally recognized government...
17:34, 08/15/2019

|EmteepartswayswithAmbitiouzEntertainment After making it clear that he had plans of leaving Ambitiouz Entertainment, Emtee has now released a statement, saying that he has officially parted ways with the record label....
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Ex-Blackwater contractor sentenced to life for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A former Blackwater security contractor was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for taking part in a mass shooting at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007 that killed 14 unarmed civilians....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Alabama law to crack down on false service-animal claims: report Alabama residents who falsely claim their pet is a service animal will face criminal charges under a new law set to take effect next month, according to a report....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Time to stash Jesus Luzardo again? Injuries have prevented the Athletics' ace of the future from becoming their ace of the present, but his rapid progress suggests there's still time. He's among Scott White's top prospects to stash....
18:34, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 4-J.C. Penney quarterly loss halves, sales still fall amid turnaround J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss on Thursday, as the department store operator's efforts to cut costs and shutter unprofitable businesses paid off, sending shares of its penny stock higher by as much as 14%....
18:34, 08/15/2019

Tapestry Inc reports results for the quarter ended in June - Earnings Summary * Tapestry Inc reported quarterly adjusted earnings of 61 cents per share for the quarter ended in June. The mean expectation of 26 analysts for the quarter that ended in June was for earnings of 61 cents per share. * Revenue rose 2 percent to $1.51 billion from a year ago; analysts expected $1.53 b...
18:34, 08/15/2019

Luxury automakers from Bugatti to Pagani to debut new cars at Pebble Beach More than a dozen different luxury brands, including Acura, BMW, Bugatti, Mercedes-Benz and Pininfarina, are showing off their latest concept and production models at Pebble Beach car week, many of them making their world debuts....
18:34, 08/15/2019

Kick It Out: Abraham abuse 'predictable but disgusting' "Kick It Out have released a statement condemning the racist abuse suffered by Tammy Abraham following his penalty miss in Chelsea\u0027s loss to Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup."...
18:34, 08/15/2019

Kyrgios smashes rackets and calls umpire 'a tool' in angry defeat "Nick Kyrgios was left furious as he smashed two rackets and called the umpire \"a tool\" in a bad-tempered defeat to Karen Khachanov at the Cincinnati Masters."...
18:34, 08/15/2019

Mars, Nestle and others were supplied by a Malaysian company using forced labor. Such imports should stop, groups say. Petitions filed with U.S. Customs and Border Protection ask for a ban on the Malaysian palm oil and any products containing it. Company officials say they have taken steps to eradicate labor abuses....
19:00, 08/15/2019

| UEFA postpones key Champions League reform meeting UEFA have postponed indefinitely a crucial summit with Europe's top football clubs and leagues in which controversial Champions League reforms were set to be discussed....
19:34, 08/15/2019

Baby Jupiter was smacked by a planet 4.5 billion years ago Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our solar system. It’s huge, and it’s mostly made of gas, making it difficult for scientists to know what lies deep beneath its thick cloud cover. ...
19:34, 08/15/2019

Israel Bans Reps. Omar and Tlaib From Entry Over Support for Boycotts (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a decision announced shortly after President Donald Trump tweeted that it would “show great weak...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Dacia Duster gains new 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine News 15 Aug, 2019 The Dacia Duster gains a new, more efficient entry-level TCe 100 engine, set to replace larger outgoing 1.6-litre petrol...
20:34, 08/15/2019

ORECA in talks with multiple manufacturers to build hypercar for WEC French constructor ORECA has revealed that it is talking to multiple manufacturers about developing a prototype for the World Endurance Championship's new hypercar category...
20:34, 08/15/2019

'We Have Finished the Book in Season 2,' Says Sacred Games Writer Sacred Games writer Varun Grover on finishing the book in season 2, making changes, and trying to be more philosophical. Directors Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan reflect on the direction of Sacred......
21:00, 08/15/2019

Simcoe County takes steps to help get waste off the streets Since residents have placed high priority on the collection of garbage, organics and recycling, Simcoe County says council voted to cancel this year's curbside collection of electronics....
21:00, 08/15/2019

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham weighing daily press briefings White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham is willing to consider bringing back daily White House press briefings, a tradition in prior administrations. In an interview with Sinclair’s Eric Bolling, her first since becoming press secretary, Grisham said of restoring the daily briefings, ...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Wall Street struggles for direction as bond yields slide Wall Street seesawed from red to black and back on Thursday as recessionary fears and simmering U.S.-China trade tensions offset upbeat retail sales data....
21:00, 08/15/2019

‘There’s a Bigger Lesson’: Laverne Cox Talks About the Future of Trans Visibility—Onscreen and Off Laverne Cox is looking beyond being “first.” Now nominated for her third Emmy since 2014 for Orange Is the New Black, which just aired its final season, the actress and activist, indisputably a pioneer in her field, spoke to W magazine about the honor. In particular, Cox spoke about the unique chall...
21:34, 08/15/2019

Israel bars visit by U.S. Democratic lawmakers Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Israel will bar a visit by U.S. Democratic Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump called on Israel not to let them in....
21:34, 08/15/2019

India's Modi trumpets Kashmir move, but local support is scarce Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi trumpeted his abolition of Kashmir's special status in an Independence Day speech on Thursday, but there was little sign that he had won over people in the region's biggest city - and a deadly border clash with Pakistan added to tensions....
21:34, 08/15/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi urges Israel to reverse decision to block lawmakers' visit U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday Israel's decision to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib was "deeply disappointing" and called on it to reverse the move....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Beijing has option of forceful intervention in Hong Kong: Global Times tabloid China has the option to "forcefully intervene" to quell violent protests in Hong Kong, an influential state-controlled tabloid warned in an editorial on Friday, lashing out at what Beijing describes as U.S. interference in Hong Kong....
21:34, 08/15/2019

2019 Independence Day: Top 5 Patriotic Driving Holiday Destinations It's been 73 years since India gained her independence from the British Raj and our country has come a long way since then! We list out top driving holiday destinations which will make you feel proud......
22:00, 08/15/2019

Southwest expands Hawaii flights with $99 fares as tourists flock to the islands Southwest Airlines is expanding its Hawaii network with more flights from cities in California and between islands, pushing down competitor's shares....
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Israel blocks Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering country Trump had openly encouraged Israel to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from taking a planned trip to the country.        ...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Anchors away: Teen eco-activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for UN conference on zero-carbon boat Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg began her zero-carbon voyage to the United States today for the UN Climate Conference.        ...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Here's The Bugatti EB110-Inspired Centodieci Before You're Supposed To See It Remember how you were complaining that Bugatti just didn’t make an expensive enough car for you, and how whatever they do make sure feels out of place if you try to take it to Radwood? Buddy, are you in luck, because official pictures have just leaked about Bugatti’s newest low-volume car, a nearly ...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Talks break down between USWNT and US Soccer over equal pay Meditation talks between US Soccer and the United States women's soccer team over a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the players earlier this year have broken down, according to a spokesperson for the players....
22:00, 08/15/2019

Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala exposed to carbon monoxide in fatal plane crash, investigators say Argentine soccer star Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before their small plane crashed in the English Channel earlier this year, investigators said Wednesday....
22:00, 08/15/2019

Trump floats personal meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to resolve the Hong Kong crisis ‘humanely’ PERSONAL MEETING?: With Chinese paramilitary forces massing on the border with Hong Kong and the trade war with China sending U.S. markets into a tailspin, President Trump is praising Chinese President Xi Jinping and offering to help him resolve the crisis peacefully....
22:34, 08/15/2019

Hands-on: The Unihertz Titan is a delightful homage to the BlackBerry Passport Phones are interesting again. Manufacturers, predominantly Chinese in origin, are designing quirky devices that target select, often narrow, demographics. A great example of this is the Unihertz Titan, which is currently in the process of being crowdfunded on Kickstarter. This handset caters to the ...
22:34, 08/15/2019

BBC’s English language lesson about cryptocurrency isn’t terrible The BBC is helping non-native English speakers sharpen up their cryptocurrency language skills and knowledge with a 6-minute primer on Bitcoin. In today’s episode of BBC Learning English hosts Catherine and Sam discuss cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, and Facebook’s controversial digital currency Libra. If ...
22:34, 08/15/2019

Ads from Mondelez and Volkswagen are the first to be banned under new UK gender stereotyping rules The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) introduced the sexism rules in June after research and a consultation with the ad industry. The UN's Unstereotype Alliance welcomed the news....
22:34, 08/15/2019

China softens stance on trade after saying it has to take counter-measures to US tariffs "We hope the U.S. side will meet China half-way, and implement the consensus reached by the two leaders during their meeting in Osaka," China's spokesperson at the foreign ministry Hua Chunying said....
22:34, 08/15/2019

Google Assistant gets Assignable tasks feature, also known as weaponized nagging We all know Google Assistant wants to be helpful and keep families and groups on task. But the engineers behind Assignable tasks probably didn't think through what happens when the feature meets dysfunction....
23:00, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong's police describe their side of the protests On Thursday, more than two months into the worst unrest this city has seen in decades, senior police officers invited a group of journalists to the towering police headquarters in Hong Kong's Wan Chai district. In the first face-to-face background briefing of its kind with reporters, commanders spok...
23:34, 08/15/2019

New hands-on video gets up close and personal with Apple’s leaked iPhone 11 designs If recent rumors turn out to be correct and Apple really is revamping its iPhone naming scheme in 2019, the new names Apple chose are questionable at best. At the same time, this will finally be the proper system for its iPhone names. The “iPhone 11” will be the update to Apple’s c...
23:34, 08/15/2019

Forget the Galaxy Note 10, this is what phones with waterfall displays should really look like The Galaxy Note 10’s design is hardly going to be the most exciting all-screen design of the year, especially if you’re in the market for phones with curved edges. Samsung’s display features a conservative screen curvature meant to reduce the phone’s bezels without compromisi...
23:34, 08/15/2019

Reports: Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins suffers serious knee injury Four-time NBA All-Star DeMarcus Cousins, who signed with the Los Angeles Lakers this summer, suffered a serious knee injury, per reports.       ...
23:34, 08/15/2019

Canada's Intact Financial to buy Guarantee Co, Frank Cowan for C$1 billion Canadian property and casualty insurer Intact Financial Corp said on Thursday it agreed to buy The Guarantee Co of North America and Frank Cowan Co for C$1 billion ($750.6 million) in cash from......
23:34, 08/15/2019

Liverpool Super Cup hero Adrian rejected improved contract to stay at West Ham, reveals Manuel Pellegrini Manuel Pellegrini has revealed West Ham offered Liverpool's Uefa Super Cup hero Adrian an improved contract in a bid to keep him at the London Stadium....
00:00, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. FDA proposes graphic warnings on cigarette packs, advertisements The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed that cigarette packs carry graphic new health warnings including pictures and text outlining lesser-known risks of smoking like bladder cancer and diabetes as well as lung cancer....
00:00, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 6-Walmart's earnings beat allays worry over tariff impact for now U.S. retailer Walmart Inc reported strong second-quarter results and raised its earnings expectations for the year, temporarily sidestepping concerns around consumer demand in the wake of tariffs on imports from China....
00:00, 08/16/2019

New ethics guidelines coming for retired judges after role in SNC-Lavalin scandal The Canadian Judicial Council and the Federation of Law Societies have been working together on updating the ethical principles for judges, including a look at their careers after retirement....
00:00, 08/16/2019

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski run for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate to challenge Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Update Your Pet's Microchip Information Today It’s smart to get your pet microchipped so you can be reunited if they’re ever lost, but don’t forget that there’s another step in that plan: keeping your information up to date so that whoever finds your pet can actually contact you....
01:00, 08/16/2019

How to Treat Yourself With Birthday Freebies All Year Long Every retail and fast-food chain under the sun seems to have a loyalty program these days, and one of the perks the good ones offer is a freebie or discount for your birthday. These programs rarely verify your birth date....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Learn Your Destination's Emergency Number Before You Travel What happens when you dial 911 abroad? Depending on where you are, it’ll either put you in touch with a local emergency response team or remain unanswered, which is the last thing you need in a crisis....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Detained migrant children must have access to soap and toothpaste, court rules – live The Trump administration had argued that detained immigrant children didn’t need to be given basic hygiene productsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.36pm BST The State Department’s internal watchdog found “evidence of leadership and management deficiencies and mistreatment of ...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong protests: envoy says China has 'power to quell unrest' China’s ambassador to UK also accuses British politicians of ‘colonial mindset’China has issued its most pointed threat yet to pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, warning that it has “enough solutions and enough power to swiftly quell unrest” should it deem the situation “uncontrollable”.Speaking...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Devil's advocate: are satanists now the good guys in the fight against the evangelical right? A new film, Hail Satan?, portrays the Satanic Temple as a voice of reason and humanism in the US. Has the time come to rehabilitate the dark lord?Over the past century of popular culture, Satan has acquired the souls of delta blues musicians, incited youth rebellions, possessed small children and go...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Beijing’s game plan for stifling the Hong Kong protests is now clear | Sebastian Veg Manipulation of public opinion and pressure on the region’s businesses, universities and judiciary are part of the strategyAs protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition law enter their third month, the prospect of any resolution to the unrest seems a long way off. However, the past we...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Liverpool’s leaking defence a cause for Jürgen Klopp’s concern The European champions have rediscovered the knack of winning trophies but the defensive security of last season is missingAdrián’s hectic start to life at Liverpool gave Jürgen Klopp another European trophy, reason to sprint half the length of the pitch and licence to indulge in Rocky Balboa impers...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Jeffrey Epstein: how will investigators find potential co-conspirators? The financier is dead but the investigation has continued – and it’s possible any participants may have fled into hidingJeffrey Epstein is dead but the investigation that snared on sex trafficking charges has continued as authorities seek to make good on their promise not to let the convicted sex of...
01:00, 08/16/2019

My search for the perfect salad Simple, wholesome leaves or a brass band made of food? These days a salad can mean almost anything – except dietingI had a conversation once with the very urbane chef and pioneer of the contemporary British scene, Rowley Leigh. He didn’t understand salads, he said, now that people had started puttin...
01:00, 08/16/2019

DCCC chief overhauls hiring operation after lawmaker outcry Rep. Cheri Bustos, chair of House Democrats’ campaign arm, is trying to hit the reset button after a tumultuous month — hoping to convince frustrated black and Latino lawmakers that she is taking diversity seriously while maintaining her focus on holding the House.Bustos (D-Ill.) notified members on...
01:00, 08/16/2019

A 38-disc set lets you hear Woodstock’s stage A 38-disc box sets lets you hear virtually everything that was onstage at Woodstock 50 years ago -- from transcendent musical performances to warnings about bad acid...
01:34, 08/16/2019

Jet crash-lands in field after striking flock of gulls A Russian passenger jet flew into a flock of birds then crash-landed in a cornfield just outside a Moscow airport, according to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency....
02:00, 08/16/2019

Bolsonaro fires back after Norway, Germany suspend funding Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is taking aim at Germany and Norway after they cut donations for Brazilian forestry projects in criticism of his policies, with the far-right leader saying they should focus on their own environmental problems...
02:00, 08/16/2019

U.S. safety agencies investigate plane crash involving racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr Two U.S. safety agencies are investigating the crash of a small plane in Tennessee on Thursday that was carrying retired racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and daughter, officials said....
02:00, 08/16/2019

You Should Definitely Track Your Loved Ones' Phones. Actually Maybe Not. Apple’s Find My Friends, Google Maps location sharing and Life360 let you stay on top of where your family and friends are, which can be both incredibly creepy and incredibly helpful....
02:34, 08/16/2019

'Shooting,' 'Bomb,' 'Trump': Advertisers Blacklist News Stories Online Companies are increasingly insisting their ads do not appear near articles or videos that contain any of a long list of words. The blacklists are becoming more sophisticated, specific and extensive. Publishers worry about the revenue hit....
02:34, 08/16/2019

Neanderthals had to deal with an ear problem we still struggle with today You might not think we have much in common with a race of ancient people that died out tens of thousands of years ago, but modern humans actually share a number of similarities with neanderthals. The latest example of this comes from a new study published in PLOS ONE, and it reveals that Neanderthal...
02:34, 08/16/2019

CEO of supplier SGL resigns after profit warning The German supplier to BMW and VW Group must rework its forecast for the next three years and said restructuring measures were being considered after factors, including the demand for carbon fiber, failed to match expectations....
02:34, 08/16/2019

10 bizarre things on Amazon with unusually high ratings From the Squatty Potty to the TubShroom, Amazon reviewers rave about these unusual products that you wouldn't expect to be as popular as they are.       ...
02:34, 08/16/2019

New Sept. 1 China tariffs could include these Apple products New 10% levy on Chinese imports runs the gamut from film cameras, golf balls and ducks. Apple's higher priced computers and phones could be hit later.       ...
02:34, 08/16/2019

Walmart says assault weapons ban should be discussed in the wake of mass shootings Walmart says there should be debate around reviving an assault weapons ban. Its comments come as it touts strong earnings in the second quarter       ...
02:34, 08/16/2019

Why ‘The Hunt’ release was really canceled: Death threats, test audiences “The Hunt” — a controversial film about a group of gun-toting, elite liberals with plans to hunt and kill “deplorables” — is being threatened with more than just cancellation. The so-called “political satire” starring two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank, current Em...
02:34, 08/16/2019

USWNT preparing to take equal-pay fight to court after mediation breakdown Players for the US women’s national soccer team appear ready to take their quest for equal pay to court after Wednesday mediation talks with the US Soccer Federation broke down. “We are very confident that if this needs to go to litigation that we have a great case,” Christen Press...
02:34, 08/16/2019

Why Jets are underdogs despite Falcons’ ugly preseason history While there was plenty of enthusiasm about individual performances from the Jets in last week’s preseason opener against the Giants, Sam Darnold and company still find themselves as market underdogs Thursday night to an opponent that hasn’t won an exhibition game since 2016. The Jets visit Atlanta f...
02:34, 08/16/2019

Watch: Cardi B Chops It Up With Bernie Sanders Over Wages, Student Loans and Getting Rid of This ‘Bully’ President Cardi B sat down with presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders to “educate” her followers on the issues fans told her they wanted to discuss, and they got an earful on everything from erasing student loan debt to ending police brutality....
02:34, 08/16/2019

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 2: How to Swallow a Plateful of Opinions You know the old adage, “opinions are like assholes; everybody has one?” Well, apparently, the same holds true for diet plans—everyone is sure they have the answer and is insistent that theirs is the best one for you. So, after only two days of publicly sharing what could most accurately be describe...
02:34, 08/16/2019

Suspect Surrenders After Shooting 6 Police Officers During 8-Hour Standoff in Philadelphia: ‘It Was Like a War’ After shooting six police officers during a standoff that lasted almost eight hours, 36-year-old Maurice Hill surrendered to authorities....
02:34, 08/16/2019

The Hottest July, How Climate Change is Breaking Temperature Records in 2019 July 2019 was the hottest July and the hottest month on record globally since temperature records began in a year of many record-breaking temperatures as heat waves hit many parts of the world. This trend of high temperatures and heatwaves looks set to continue. Scientists say that as long as the wo...
03:00, 08/16/2019

ICO opens investigation into use of facial recognition in King's Cross Privacy watchdog is seeking details of how technology is used at central London siteThe UK’s privacy watchdog has opened an investigation into the use of facial recognition cameras in a busy part of central London.The information commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, announced she would look into the tech...
03:00, 08/16/2019

RHOC's Gina Kirschenheiter Finalizes Divorce, Continues Restraining Order Against Ex Matt UPDATE: Real Housewives of Orange County star Gina Kirschenheiter is one step closer to becoming a single woman. She and Matthew Kirschenheiter appeared in court this week over their......
03:00, 08/16/2019

Virgin Galactic unveils mission control for space tourism Spaceport America is no longer just a shiny shell of hope that space tourism would one day launch from this remote spot in the New Mexico desert. The once-empty hangar that anchors the taxpayer-financed launch and landing facility has been transformed into a custom-tailored headquarters where Virgin...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's bodyguard claims 'somebody helped disgraced financier kill himself' Jeffrey Epstein's bodyguard has said he believes his former boss recruited someone to help with his apparent suicide at the prison where he was being held....
04:00, 08/16/2019

Disney gives fans 'Lady and the Tramp' live-action first look: Cuteness alert! The first look of the live-action "Lady and the Tramp" has dropped, and the two star dogs are total charmers.        ...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Small Miracles, Wrapped in Pancakes, at Let’s Makan The apam balik, a popular Malaysian snack, at this spot in the Chinatown of Manhattan, is dosa-thin, tender at the heart, crisp outside and worthy of accolades....
04:00, 08/16/2019

President Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland The idea of the U.S. acquiring Greenland has captured the president’s imagination, according to people familiar with the discussions, who said he has repeatedly expressed interest in the notion....
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A Skeptic's Guide to Wine in Cans Canned wine is trending, touted as the perfect pairing for beach, ballpark and beyond. But can a can really rival the pleasure of uncorking? To find out, our wine expert committed to a week of pop-top pours....
04:34, 08/16/2019

Where Did Postmates Find All These Workers Who Don't Want Their Jobs to Improve? The future of the “gig economy” is on the table in California, where the legislature is considering a bill that would make it much harder to categorize workers as independent contractors, rather than actual employees. Needless to say, companies are going all out to oppose it. Postmates even got 1,60...
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You can now tell Steam you already played a game on another store Steam wants to know if you've played a game on another platform so it can stop recommending it to you, but it will recommend similar games instead.Read More...
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Comics Bobcat Goldthwait, Dana Gould injured in Atlanta car crash Standup comedians Dana Gould and Bobcat Goldthwait were injured in a two-vehicle crash as they were pulling up to a gig at an Atlanta theater on Thursday....
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Apple says it supports 2.4 million U.S. jobs Apple Inc said on Wednesday it was either directly or indirectly responsible for 2.4 million U.S. jobs, up 20% from the 2 million the technology company estimated in 2017....
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S&P 500, Dow gain as upbeat retail sales offset recession fears The S&P 500 and the Dow gained ground in a late rally on Thursday as upbeat retail sales data offset recessionary fears amid the simmering U.S.-China trade tensions....
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Revlon taps Goldman to explore strategic options: Bloomberg Cosmetics maker Revlon Inc has tapped Goldman Sachs Group Inc to explore options for its business, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
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Warren won't support Sanders’ Washington Post-Amazon bias claims Sen. Elizabeth Warren won't support Sen. Bernie Sanders' recent claim that The Washington Post is biased against him because of his criticism of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos....
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1,300 pounds of marijuana found floating off California: Coast Guard Numerous plastic-wrapped bales of marijuana – weighing a total of 1,300 pounds – were found floating in the ocean off the coast of Southern California, authorities said....
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July 2019 was the hottest month ever recorded, US agency confirms July was the hottest month since records began in 1880, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has confirmed. The heat also melted Arctic Sea ice to record lows....
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Cops Intervene After Amazon's 'Mrs. Maisel' Promotion Is So Good, It Stops Traffic Amazon’s latest promotion for its Emmy-nominated comedy The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel—dialing back prices around Los Angelos to reflect the show’s 1959 setting—proved so popular that police had to temporarily shut it down Thursday, according to a local ABC affiliate.Read more......
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Photos show the world's first solar road that's turned out to be a colossal failure because it's falling apart and doesn't generate enough energy In July, a French daily newspaper published a story saying the longest solar road in the world had failed. It's neither economically viable or energy efficient. Less than three years since the road opened, it's become cracked and damaged. Parts of the road have been demolished because they weren't s...
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The best women's laptop bags you can buy Laptop bags pull a lot of wardrobe weight; they need to look stylish, go with most anything, and travel well since you'll likely be carrying them a lot. Our top pick, the Ryan Laptop Bag from Dagne Dover, has many of the features of the brand's best-selling Signature Tote wrapped in a durable, water...
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Full-page ads in newspapers are calling out meat alternatives like the Beyond Burger for containing chemicals, but nutritionists say it’s healthy Beyond Meat's "bleeding" veggie burger has become a popular alternative to traditional meat patties. The Center for Consumer Freedom, a group funded by some food companies and restaurants, is running ads in major newspapers highlighting the chemical additives in plant-based meat. We asked four nutri...
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Hundreds of Google employees call for company to avoid work with ICE and CBP The petition demands Google not provide services to ICE or U.S. Customs and Border Protection until they "stop engaging in human rights abuses.”       ...
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