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Everything you need to know about chest infections

There are several types of chest infections, including bronchitis, pneumonia, and tuberculosis. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment options in this article....

Everything you need to know about chest infections

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Trump wants to end HIV infections by 2030 - here's how to do it US president Donald Trump laid out a plan in his State of the Union address to end new HIV infections in the US by 2030 – and we may already have the tools to do it...
19:00, 04/28/2019

How to Protect Yourself From Infections While Swimming Every summer, there are scary news stories about people who catch infections—and sometimes die—from germs in the water. Here’s what you should know about some of the high-profile (but rare!) infections that have been in the news lately....
04:51, 07/30/2019

What to know about antibiotics and tooth infections Antibiotics may be an effective treatment option for a tooth infection. There are many different types of antibiotic and many other potential remedies. Learn more about using antibiotics for a tooth infection here....
22:17, 06/14/2019

Why Sex-Related Infections Are Spreading Again Sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, are rebounding in rich countries after being firmly in retreat for decades. Syphilis, for example, can cause stillbirths and infant deaths, and years later can lead to blindness, dementia or paralysis. The resurgence is a result of multiple factors including...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Why is my chest itchy? Itchy skin, or pruritus, can affect the chest. In this article, learn about the possible causes of an itchy chest, which include skin conditions, kidney problems, and hormonal imbalances. Also, find out more about treatments and remedies for itchy skin....
23:17, 07/19/2019

Why Sex-Related Infections Are Spreading Again: QuickTake Sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, are rebounding in rich countries after being firmly in retreat for decades. Syphilis, for example, can cause stillbirths and infant deaths, and years later can lead to blindness, dementia or paralysis. The resurgence is a result of multiple factors including...
05:34, 07/18/2019

Smartphone app could help diagnose kids’ ear infections Ear infections are one of the most common reasons for pediatrician visits but parents may soon be able to check their kids' ears at home by simply using a phone app....
19:34, 05/16/2019

How antibiotics may render flu infections more dangerous A study in mice found that antibiotic treatments leave the lungs more vulnerable to flu infection. How? The drugs' effect on gut bacteria plays a key role....
23:34, 07/03/2019

What You Need to Know About Resistant Urinary Tract Infections U.T.I.s are one of the world’s most common infections but many of the drugs used to treat them have become less effective as resistance to antibiotics grows....
21:34, 07/13/2019

'Wake up call': 1M new STD infections daily More than 1 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases pop up across the world every day, a figure that shows health officials have made little progress in curbing infections over the course of about five years....
18:51, 06/06/2019

'How can she have HIV?':Pakistan town struggles with surge in infections Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with nearly 700 cases since April, most of them children....
14:00, 05/31/2019

Using a smartphone to sound out sign of kids’ ear infections WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers have created a way for a smartphone to “hear” a warning sign of ear infections — fluid buildup behind the eardrum. Ear infections are common in children, and even if there’s no infection, fluid in the middle ear can be painful and sometimes muffle hear...
20:51, 05/15/2019

Scientists Say They've Created a Smartphone App That Can Hear Ear Infections Wondering if your kid is dealing with an ear infection? Soon, according to researchers at the University of Washington, there’ll be an app for that. They claim to have created a simple test that uses a smartphone and folded up paper to detect one of the telltale signs of infection—fluid in the ears—...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Antibiotics after childbirth could avert dangerous infections Thousands of women could be spared pain and long-term health problems, trial suggestsThousands of women every year could be spared painful and occasionally life-threatening infections if doctors administered preventive antibiotics after every assisted childbirth, a major trial has found.A single dos...
02:34, 05/14/2019

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
20:51, 06/06/2019

More than one million sexually transmitted infections occur every day: WHO The global scale of sexually transmitted infections (STI) should be a “wake-up call” to governments, UN health experts said on Thursday, citing data showing that one in 25 people today have “at least one” curable STI, which occur at a rate of more than one million a day worldwide....
20:51, 06/06/2019

Pakistan Grapples With Unprecedented HIV Infections in Children When a doctor sounded alarm bells about children mysteriously testing positive for HIV, health officials decided to offer screening to his entire town. What they found, the World Health Organization said, was unprecedented....
13:51, 06/09/2019

HPV Vaccines Are Reducing Infections, Warts — and Probably Cancer An analysis covering 66 million young people has found plummeting rates of precancerous lesions and genital warts after vaccination against the human papillomavirus....
21:17, 06/27/2019

Study: Catheters cause 25 percent of hospital infections Objects like catheters, needles and other indwelling devices are responsible for roughly one-quarter of the infection problems in hospitals, according to a new study....
23:00, 07/01/2019

Parents may be able to spot ear infections with a paper cone and an app Researchers are working on a smartphone app that could help diagnose ear infections. As NPR reports, the app uses the phone's microphone, its speaker and a small paper cone. In its current form, the app sends short, sound pulses through a funnel and......
00:00, 05/16/2019

11-year-old boy shot in the chest in Brooklyn A child was rushed to the hospital after being shot in the chest in Brooklyn on Thursday night, sources said. The 11-year-old boy was struck by gunfire at Lincoln Place and Schenectady Avenue in Crown Heights at around 7 p.m., according to law enforcement sources. The child was struck once in the ch...
02:34, 06/21/2019

Antibiotics after assisted births could stop thousands of infections Giving a single dose of antibiotics to mothers who have a medically assisted birth using forceps or vacuum could prevent almost half of maternal infections, researchers said on Monday, and global health authorities should change their advice....
03:17, 05/14/2019

Merck's treatment for urinary, abdominal infections gets FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Merck & Co Inc's combination treatment for complicated forms of urinary tract and abdominal infections, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
14:34, 07/17/2019

How childhood viral infections may later drive multiple sclerosis Based on a study in mice, researchers now suggest that transient viral infections in childhood may facilitate multiple sclerosis development later in life....
15:51, 06/29/2019

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for AI chest X-ray product Israel's Zebra Medical Vision said on Monday it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its artificial intelligence-based chest X-ray triage product....
12:17, 05/13/2019

Teen boy shot in the chest in Bronx schoolyard A 13-year-old boy took a bullet to the chest when someone opened fire on a Bronx school yard Monday night, police said. The youngster was behind the School of Science and Applied Learning on Prospect Avenue near East 179th Street at about 10:20 p.m. when the gunman started spraying bullets, cops sai...
13:17, 07/02/2019

FDA declines to approve Nabriva's antibiotic for urinary tract infections The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday declined to approve Nabriva Therapeutics Plc's antibiotic for complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), even as the nation grapples with the growing problem of antibiotic resistance....
03:17, 05/01/2019

New gene tests for germs quickly reveal source of infections Scientists have developed gene tests to help quickly determine what specific germs are causing infections so doctors can pick the best treatment. Thousands of people die each year when germs causing pneumonia, sepsis and other infections can’t be found quickly enough. The tests search blood or...
00:00, 06/13/2019

New ransomware infections are the worst drive-by attacks in recent memory Enlarge (credit: Malwarebytes) An ongoing operation that’s installing ransomware and other malware on the computers of unsuspecting website visitors is one of the most potent drive-by attack campaigns researchers have seen in recent memory. The attacks install three pieces of malware using an expl...
07:00, 06/28/2019

Low-rated US hospitals are deadlier due to mistakes, botched surgery, infections About a quarter of hospitals got a B and 36% earned Cs. The five states with the highest percentages of “A” hospitals were Oregon, Virginia, Maine, Massachusetts and Utah. There were no A-rated hospitals in five other states: Wyoming, Arkansas, Washington, D.C., Delaware or North Dakota...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and containment efforts faltered in the remote, unstable region....
15:17, 06/04/2019

Three cases of potentially deadly rat lungworm infections confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease, which is officially known as angiostrongyliasis ...
03:34, 05/28/2019

Oral Infections In Childhood Associated With Cardiovascular Diseases In Adulthood: Eat These Foods F According to a recent study published in the Journal of JAMA Network Open, common oral infection in childhood is linked with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis in......
09:17, 04/29/2019

NYC measles outbreak worsens as infections near 400, including 2 pregnant women Almost 400 people in New York City have contracted measles since the outbreak began in October, according to new data from the New York City Health Department....
23:51, 04/28/2019

Woman shot in the chest at former Olympian’s equestrian center A woman was shot on the property of a high-end equestrian facility in New Jersey owned and operated by a former member of the 2008 US Olympic dressage team — and one person is in custody, according to a report. The woman was shot in the chest about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday at 411 W. Mill......
14:34, 08/08/2019

"Will Be Happy If PM's Chest Swells To 112 Inches," Says Mamata Banerjee Mamata Banerjee, one of the most strident critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said Monday she wishes his fabled 56-inch chest doubles to 112 inches as she wants everybody to be in good health....
20:51, 05/06/2019

Man Accused Of Stabbing Person In Chest With Kitchen Knife LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police arrested a Lexington man who they say stabbed a person Thursday. Police say 56-year-old John Lapham stabbed someone in the chest with a serrated kitchen knife. Authorities said alcohol was suspected to be involved in the case. The victim’s condition was n...
15:34, 06/08/2019

Trump defender threatened with ‘bullet hole through his chest’ A Trump adviser with 38 years in law enforcement, who appeared on Fox to dismiss charges that the president hasn’t done enough to stop mass shootings, said that he has been threatened and the FBI and U.S. Secret Service are on the case....
04:17, 08/05/2019

‘Monster’ abducted 4-year-old girl from bed, hid her in chest: cops A 20-year-old “monster” snatched a Pennsylvania girl from her bedroom, then stashed her in a wooden chest at his grandparents’ home, police said. Thomas Andrew Dewald was charged Monday with multiple felonies including kidnapping after 4-year-old Gemma Moats was abducted last week ...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Hunt pledges £6bn war chest to handle no-deal Brexit Jeremy Hunt will tell MPs he is planning to ramp up preparations for a no-deal Brexit which will include a £6bn war chest for farmers and fishermen exporting to Europe....
07:34, 07/01/2019

Clint Frazier Has Some Things He'd Like To Get Off His Chest About The New York Media The very first thing Yankees fans were told about Clint Frazier was that he was going to be good. Upon his acquisition from Cleveland in the Andrew Miller trade, Frazier was immediately ranked as the Yankees’ No. 2 prospect....
18:00, 06/05/2019

My Best Friend Rolls-Royce Made Me a Champagne Chest You might not know this about me, but I don’t have many friends. Staffers—yes. They number in the hundreds. But friends? No. None, except for Rolls-Royce, which has been my one true friend throughout the funny roller coaster we call life. I’d drink to that....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Dental infections in kids tied to heart disease risk in adulthood (Reuters Health) - Children who develop cavities and gum disease may be more likely to develop risk factors for heart attacks and strokes decades later than kids who have good oral health, a recent study suggests....
22:51, 04/30/2019

U.N. Issues Urgent Warning on the Growing Peril of Drug-Resistant Infections A new report says the overuse of antimicrobial drugs in humans, animals and plants is fueling resistant pathogens that could kill 10 million people annually by 2050....
02:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-FDA declines to approve Nabriva's antibiotic for urinary tract infections The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday declined to approve Nabriva Therapeutics Plc's antibiotic for complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), even as the nation grapples with the growing problem of antibiotic resistance....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Tried and true: HPV vaccination shows sharp drop in cancer-causing infections A global study of 66 million young people shows a dramatic reduction in cancer-causing infections after vaccination against HPV. Experts say it’s a perfect example of the effectiveness of vaccination and herd immunity....
20:00, 06/28/2019

Netanyahu Keeps Plans on West Bank Annexation Close to His Chest A key question hanging over Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election campaign is whether he will fulfil an apparent pledge to annex part of the occupied West Bank. But in TIME’s interview with the Israeli Prime Minister, he would not be drawn on the controversial policy — saying only that ...
22:51, 07/11/2019

Woman left with ‘hole’ in her chest caused by underwire bras A woman was left with a gaping hole in her chest after a giant cyst became infected, which she claims is the result of wearing tight-fitting underwire bras....
21:51, 05/22/2019

Boris Johnson's speaking fee tops six digits as war chest swells Ex-foreign secretary, touted as one of the favorites to succeed UK PM Theresa May when she steps down, is well ahead of potential leadership rivals in fundraising stakes....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Tyreek Hill Says Punching His Three-Year-Old Son In The Chest Was Just Boxing Lessons Tyreek Hill spoke to assembled media Sunday at Chiefs training camp, his first public comments in several months. The criminal investigation into Crystal Espinal’s allegation that Hill broke his son’s arm is inactive; the NFL’s parallel investigation could not determine whether Hill had violated th...
15:51, 07/30/2019

Hunt pledges £60bn war chest to handle no-deal Brexit Jeremy Hunt will tell MPs he is planning to ramp up preparations for a no-deal Brexit which will include a £6bn war chest for farmers and fishermen exporting to Europe....
03:00, 07/01/2019

Man fatally shot wife in chest over fight about cigarettes: cops A Michigan man was charged with murder on Monday for fatally shooting his wife in the chest after the two had an argument over cigarette smoking. Vashon Flowers, 46, allegedly shot Jamie Thomas-Flowers inside their Muskegon Heights home at about 6:30 a.m. on Sunday following an argument that took pl...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Med-Start students learn pharmacists’ skills, chest-compression-only CPR TUCSON –The University of Arizona Health Sciences’ Med-Start program is marking its 50th anniversary this summer. Related: High schoolers across AZ start UA Health Sciences summer program On Monday, students learned about pharmacists’ compounding skills by making generic hand sanitizer from scratch....
23:51, 07/08/2019

Modi's war chest leaves India election rivals in the dust Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is flush with cash, giving his Hindu nationalist bloc a massive advantage over the main opposition Congress party as he seeks to win a second term in India's general election....
09:17, 05/01/2019

Doctors Had to Put Out a Fire in Patient's Chest During Open Heart Surgery An Australian patient’s life-saving surgical procedure went up in flames, and unfortunately we don’t mean that figuratively. Doctors say their attempts to perform emergency heart surgery on the man went slightly awry at one point, when a flash fire sparked in the man’s cracked-open chest cavity. Ama...
02:34, 06/03/2019

Bronx man accused of stabbing roommate in the chest with a ‘pirate sword’ A fight between two roommates in the Bronx nearly turned deadly when one of the men pulled what police described as a “pirate sword” and stabbed the other, authorities said. The fight kicked off at about 4 p.m. on Tuesday in the basement apartment the two men share on Huntington Avenue near Miles Av...
07:34, 05/29/2019

Apple backs up privacy chest-beating with critical new feature Apple showed at WWDC that it’s practicing what it’s preaching, with strong new privacy features woven in everywhere from the Mac to the Apple Watch.        ...
19:34, 06/04/2019

Madhya Pradesh Man Gets Jyotiraditya Scindia's Image Tattooed On Chest Former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia may have lost the parliamentary elections but there is no shortage of enthusiasm among his fans. In a bizarre incident, a fan not only got the Congress......
17:17, 06/10/2019

Say It With Your Chest: Elaine Welteroth Releases Merch Inspired by Her Bestselling Memoir, More Than Enough If you ask me to tell you my favorite event of Essence Fest 2019, it might surprise you. While I still can’t believe I got to be a part of the amazing energy in the Superdome when Michelle Obama appeared or had a front row seat to see Kamala Harris chop it up with straight-shooter Jemele Hill for Sp...
17:34, 07/14/2019

Trump's business allies and over 400 bundlers give his 2020 war chest a boost The strengthening of Trump's formidable campaign war chest has led his organization and the RNC to raise over $100 million in the second quarter....
16:34, 07/18/2019

Lawyer: Police shot Texas woman in stomach, chest and face. HOUSTON (AP) — A lawyer for the victim’s family says a private autopsy shows a police officer shot a Houston-area woman in the stomach, chest and face. Attorney Ben Crump presented the autopsy report Wednesday. Pamela Turner’s family has been pressing to hold Baytown police accountable f...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Sydney speargun attack: man makes 'incredible escape' after being shot in chest Northern beaches man fled attacker in car despite spear sticking out of his chest centimetres from his heartA manhunt is under way after a 48-year-old man was shot with a speargun on Sydney’s northern beaches.The victim fled his attacker in a car, despite the spear still sticking out from his chest ...
07:17, 08/03/2019

UK design student creates a smart chest binder for trans people A UK design student created a smart wearable that could make chest binding safer, easier and more comfortable for transgender men and non-binary people. Chest binding is the act of flattening one's breasts using a tight garment in order to make the c......
19:17, 06/17/2019

Coroner: Gilroy victims died of chest, back gunshot wounds SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Santa Clara County coroner’s office says two of the victims of the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting died of gunshot wounds to their chests and a third died of a back wound. The office of the medical examiner-coroner says Monday the deaths of Trevor Irby, Keyla Salaza...
01:00, 08/06/2019

West Indies legend Brian Lara hospitalised with chest pains Lara taken to Mumbai hospital after minor heart scareLara says: ‘the doctors were happy there is nothing major’Former West Indies captain Brian Lara has been hospitalised in Mumbai with chest pains.Lara, who holds the records for the highest individual innings in Tests and first-class cricket, is in...
17:51, 06/25/2019

Umpire Mike Everitt Leaves Game After Taking 95-MPH Fastball To The Chest Umpire Mike Everitt was working home plate in the bottom of the third inning of Tuesday night’s White Sox-Nationals game when a 95-mph fastball from Reynaldo López somehow missed both Trea Turner’s bat and catcher James McCann’s glove and smashed directly into his breast pocket, obliterating the pen...
07:51, 06/05/2019

Pregnant model praised for not editing ‘veiny’ chest in Instagram photo A mom-to-be has been applauded for proudly displaying her “veiny” chest in a stunning bump shot. Belle Lucia, 24, from Sydney, Australia, took to Instagram this week to share the photo, explaining that the lines often appear during pregnancy. In the snap, Lucia shows off her growing stom...
22:17, 07/02/2019

Research: Nation's low-rated hospitals are deadlier due to mistakes, botched surgery, infections About a quarter of hospitals got a B and 36% earned Cs. The five states with the highest percentages of “A” hospitals were Oregon, Virginia, Maine, Massachusetts and Utah. There were no A-rated hospitals in five other states: Wyoming, Arkansas, Washington, D.C., Delaware or North Dakota...
07:17, 05/15/2019

Arizona mom found guilty of starving her 3-year-old son to death and storing his body in a toy chest An Arizona mother accused of starving her 3-year-old son to death and storing his body in a toy chest has been found guilty of first-degree murder and child abuse....
19:00, 05/05/2019

Biden rips 'chest-thumping' Trump as he spells out his foreign policy vision Former Vice President Joe Biden blasted Republican President Trump on Thursday, as the current front-runner for the Democratic nomination spelled out his vision for a sweeping overhaul of U.S. foreign policy....
23:34, 07/11/2019

Washington homeowner attempts to fight off burglar with stick, then shoots him in chest, police say A man in Washington state was forced to defend himself on Friday after he was attacked in the kitchen of his home by an intruder and shot the man in the chest, according to officials....
23:00, 05/20/2019

Alibaba plans bumper $20 billion HK listing to boost investment war chest: sources Alibaba is considering raising as much as $20 billion through a listing in Hong Kong, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, lining up a second blockbuster deal following its 2014 record $25 billion float in New York....
09:00, 05/28/2019

4-year-old bound with tape, hidden in chest after man lurked in home for an hour, police say Thomas Dewald of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, is accused of kidnapping a 4-year-old girl and told police he considered abducting other children.        ...
20:34, 05/01/2019

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over 'severe infections' causing at least 1 death: report 67 patients have sued Porter Adventist Hospital over their sterlilization processes, a year after the hospital said a breach occured involving surgical instruments that may have put patients at risk for contracting hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV. Many of the patients have spoken out about the pain ...
04:00, 06/17/2019

Maine resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infections, death, state CDC says A Maine resident has been infected with a rare but typically severe tick-borne illness that can cause brain infections and meningitis and, in some cases, lead to death. ...
17:17, 07/25/2019

Surgical tool, oxygen sparked flash fire in patient's chest during open heart surgery, doctors say Doctors performing emergency heart surgery in Australia were not prepared for this complication – a fire that broke out in the patient’s exposed chest cavity....
23:00, 06/03/2019

Watch: Phil Mickelson mocks Bubba Watson's grizzly bear chest, talks about driving 'bombs' Phil Mickelson opened up about his driver strategy ahead of the 2019 U.S. Open while also taking a dig at rival Bubba Watson for his grizzly bear-like chest hair....
20:51, 05/30/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali to be arraigned on indecent assault charge, accused of grabbing woman's chest Despite saying in December that he was a “lucky man” following a “bad” 2018, the celebrity chef is now facing a criminal charge in connection with 2017 sexual assault allegation. ...
21:34, 05/23/2019

UN, global health agencies sound alarm on drug-resistant infections; new recommendations to reduce ‘staggering number’ of future deaths Deaths caused by infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria will skyrocket over the next two decades, along with huge economic costs, without immediate, ambitious and coordinated action, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) and partners warned on Monday....
15:34, 04/29/2019

Photo-bomber flashes bare chest in background of grieving family at state park, Texas family says A Texas woman is seeking the identity of a photo -bomber who ruined her family’s weekend trip to a state park to remember a family member who died by flashing her bare breasts in the background of a group photo....
12:00, 07/16/2019

Nick Kyrgios admits trying to hit Rafael Nadal 'square in the chest' with ball during fiery Wimbledon clash Nick Kyrgios has caused controversy at Wimbledon after admitting to deliberately trying to hit opponent Rafael Nadal with the ball during his second-round loss on Thursday....
02:00, 07/05/2019

Golf’s New Breed Tries to Speed Things Up PGA Tour executives have long resisted singling out anyone for taking a long time to hit a shot. So some of the top young players are applying peer pressure....
20:00, 08/15/2019

John Hickenlooper Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign (DENVER) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, and says he’s giving “serious thought” to running for the Senate in 2020. Here’s what Hickenlooper says in a video message: “I’ve heard f...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Ural Airlines plane collides with flock of gulls, dozens seek medical assistance The captain of a Russian passenger jet was hailed as a hero for landing his plane in a cornfield after it collided with a flock of gulls.       ...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Woman accuses doctor of grabbing her breast during eye exam in Queens Hey, my eyes are up here! A woman accused a doctor of grabbing her breast during an eye exam in Queens, police said Thursday. The 55-year-old said the man forcibly touched her around 11:30 a.m. last Wednesday at Fabulous Optical on Liberty Avenue in Richmond Hill, cops said. The NYPD’s Special...
20:34, 08/15/2019

AOC says Dov Hikind can’t sue her over ‘personal’ Twitter Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says ex-Assemblyman Dov Hikind’s lawsuit against her for blocking him on Twitter is bogus because the account in question is “personal,” new court papers reveal. Through her lawyer, the freshman congresswoman told a judge Wednesday that the legal precedent cited by Hiki...
20:34, 08/15/2019

Security guard busted while wearing ‘You have the right to remain an idiot’ shirt Call the fashion police. A Long Island security guard arrested for assault on Wednesday was collared wearing a bone-headed parody of the Miranda warning recited to arrestees. “Warning! You have the Right to Remain an Idiot. Everything YOU say can and will be IGNORED!” screamed the shirt ...
20:34, 08/15/2019

New 2019 Honda Jazz set to target supermini SUV rivals News 15 Aug, 2019 The new Honda Jazz gets hybrid drive and a rugged look to boost its appeal – our exclusive images preview how it could look...
20:34, 08/15/2019

GE CEO calls Markopolos report 'market manipulation' and 'false' General Electric Co Chief Executive Larry Culp said on Thursday that a report alleging GE was hiding financial problems was "market manipulation – pure and simple."...
20:34, 08/15/2019

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%....
20:34, 08/15/2019

Dozens of Midwest teens who reported vaping hospitalized with 'severe lung injury,' breathing problems More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them....
20:34, 08/15/2019

Wolff wary of radical F1 format change like cutting Friday practice Toto Wolff believes the DTM's experiment with shorter race weekends is a warning against a "radical" change to Formula 1's schedule like cutting out Friday practice...
20:34, 08/15/2019

Rockwell Collins tapped for E-2D Hawkeye trainer systems The U.S. Navy awarded a $31 million contract to Rockwell Collins for an E-2D Hawkeye Integrated Training System III Weapons System Trainer and an aircrew procedures trainer....
20:34, 08/15/2019

Wisconsin child porn fugitive hid out in makeshift bunker for over 3 years A Wisconsin fugitive wanted on child sexual assault and pornography charges hid out for more than three years in a makeshift bunker that he outfitted with solar panels, a generator and a DIY water filtration system, according to a new report. Jeremiah Button, 44, vanished in February 2016 just weeks...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Mexico’s president wants to extradite El Paso shooting suspect Patrick Crusius Mexico’s president wants Patrick Crusius — accused of slaughtering 22 people at an El Paso Walmart — extradited and tried there as well as in the US, he announced this week. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador made the call during a Wednesday speech in the southern state of Oaxaca. Cru...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Watch: Couple coordinates matching outfits every day for 68-year marriage A California couple approaching their 68th wedding anniversary shared an unusual secret to their long and happy union -- wearing matching outfits every day....
21:00, 08/15/2019

Super-fan sought to make $1,000 watching 25 hours of 'Friends' A provider of Internet, phone and TV services posted a "dream job" opening for a "Friends" fan willing to binge 25 straight hours of the classic NBC sitcom and get paid $1,000....
21:00, 08/15/2019

Shanghai's ostracised skateboarders – in pictures Skateboarding will debut in the Tokyo Olympics next year. Despite this, those who are part of a growing scene in Shanghai, China, complain of being labelled troublemakers Continue reading......
21:00, 08/15/2019

Ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski subpoenaed by Dems as he hints at Senate run The subpoenas were revealed as Lewandowski stoked speculation that he was considering a Senate bid in New Hampshire against incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper drops out of 2020 presidential race as he mulls Senate run Colorado Democrats have been urging Hickenlooper to join the state's U.S. Senate race, where Democrats are attempting to unseat Republican incumbent Cory Gardner....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Frank Lampard’s youth policy at Chelsea should be tempered with realism | Eni Aluko There were promising signs in the Super Cup defeat by Liverpool but the new man at Stamford Bridge has to start winning soonAfter losing badly to Manchester United on the opening day, Chelsea’s performance against Liverpool in the Super Cup, even if they did not quite manage to win, was very impress...
21:34, 08/15/2019

Clujless Celtic, Super Cup heroes and big Euro previews – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacob Steinberg and Marcus Bean discuss the Champions League, Super Cup, Carabao Cup, racism in youth football, the aftermath of a playing career and some European league previewsJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few days of...
21:34, 08/15/2019

England’s schedule could allow players to play full IPL season • Participation in entire seven-week league is possible• Players have in the past had to return for home internationalsEngland’s cricketers look set to be granted full availability for next year’s Indian Premier League – a first since the tournament’s inception in 2008.In the past 12 editions of the...
21:34, 08/15/2019

Brody Jenner Spotted With Model Josie Canseco: Inside Their "Lively" Night Out Moving on! Brody Jenner appears to be spending more time with Josie Canseco after his split from Kaitlynn Carter. Earlier this month, E! News confirmed that the Hills: New Beginnings......
21:34, 08/15/2019

Trump Administration Asks Congress to Reauthorize N.S.A.’s Deactivated Call Records Program The White House is seeking reauthorization of a law that lets the N.S.A. gain access to logs of Americans’ phone and text records — while acknowledging that the program has been indefinitely halted....
21:34, 08/15/2019

John Hickenlooper, Ending Presidential Bid, Will Give Senate ‘Serious Thought’ Mr. Hickenlooper’s presidential campaign failed to gain traction. He is eyeing the Republican-held Senate seat in Colorado, a major target for Democrats....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Political talks sweeten Argentina markets after grim rout Argentine markets on Thursday reacted positively to signs that political leaders from both parties were determined to control an economic crisis sparked by a shock primary-election result that wiped out around a quarter of the peso's value....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring country confirmed its first case of the African swine fever this week....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Humidity, Extreme Temperatures in Tokyo Impact Olympic Triathlon Qualifier — A ‘Major Worry’ for Organizers of Next Summer’s Games (TOKYO) — Tokyo’s summer heat has forced an Olympic women’s triathlon qualifying event to be shortened because of high temperatures that are likely to impact next year’s games. The International Triathlon Union reduced the running portion of the triathlon from 10 kilometers t...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Viral David Schwimmer Lookalike Handed Jail Sentence Over Beer Theft, Bank Card Fraud (LONDON) — A British judge has sentenced a lookalike of “Friends” actor David Schwimmer to nine months in prison for theft and fraud. Judge Sara Dodd sentenced Abdulah Husseni on Thursday for using a stolen bank card to make or attempt to make fraudulent purchases at four shops in ...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Overstock C.E.O. Takes Aim at ‘Deep State’ After Romance With Russian Agent Patrick Byrne said in an interview that he was still “quite fond” of Maria Butina, who is now in prison, and that she “should go home and be president of Russia one day.’’...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Russian plane's emergency landing injures 23 A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports Thursday after colliding with a flock of birds, injuring at least 23 people, Russian officials said.        ...
22:00, 08/15/2019

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

When I Grow Up, I Want To Be A McLaren GT The McLaren GT, to me, is like a rich person’s Toyota Avalon except with a lot less practicality and a lot more style. (Also, more speed.) It’s the grand tourer of the lineup, with softer facial features and an identity that screams, “Take me on your next road trip, not your next track day”—you know...
22:00, 08/15/2019

US Soccer, team talks break down; likely head to jury trial Players for the World Cup champion women's national team say mediation talks with the U.S. Soccer Federation in their dispute over equal pay are over....
22:00, 08/15/2019

Colin Kaepernick shares video celebrating 3-year anniversary of kneeling during anthem Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Wednesday shared a video on social media commemorating the three-year anniversary of when he first kneeled in protest during the national anthem at games....
22:00, 08/15/2019

HP's Omen X 2S Is Proof Dual-Screen Laptops Can Be Awesome I admit I might have a problem because no matter where I am or what I’m doing, one screen just isn’t enough. At my desk at home and at work, I have dual monitors, and even when I’m sitting on my couch watching TV, I almost always have a phone or laptop open off to the side, checking emails, reading ...
22:34, 08/15/2019

The Curse of the Folding Phone Continues As Huawei's Mate X Is Delayed [Updated] At this point, the promise of a device with a tablet-sized screen that folds to the size of a smartphone for easy pocketing is starting to sound too good to be true. After missing the promised June release for its Mate X, Huawei now says the folding phone won’t be available until after November but ...
22:34, 08/15/2019

Army finalizes deal to bring Israel's Iron Dome to the US to test it against cruise missiles The U.S. Army has finalized a deal to bring Israel's famed Iron Dome defense system to the United States to help protect against cruise missile threats....
22:34, 08/15/2019

Logitech G debuts gorgeous new G815 and G915 mechanical gaming keyboards Logitech G today announced the G815 and G915 mechanical gaming keyboards. They’re among the thinnest and most feature-packed the company’s made and they’re drop-dead gorgeous. Seriously, just have a look: While both devices share the same aesthetic, the G815 Keyboard is wired and the G915 uses the c...
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

China asks for U.N. Security Council to discuss Kashmir this week, diplomats say China on Wednesday backed Pakistan's request for the United Nations Security Council to discuss India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir....
22:34, 08/15/2019

Government's shift to relax shale gas fracking safeguards condemned Environment groups fear possibly ‘weakened’ earthquake risk rules after report on Cuadrilla drillingEnvironmental groups have voiced fears that the government is preparing to row back on fracking regulations after officials said they were considering reviewing earthquake safeguard rules.The limits a...
23:00, 08/15/2019

The 1975’s Matty Healy kisses male fan to protest anti-gay laws in Dubai The 1975’s first gig in Dubai may be their last after the British pop band’s singer Matty Healy planted a kiss on a male fan who wanted to marry him — violating UAE’s strict anti-LGBTQ laws. “Thank you Dubai you were so amazing,” Healey tweeted under the handle @T...
23:34, 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

Fallout 76 Players Are Trying To Build The Social Hubs They've Been Begging For Fallout 76 begins in an empty Vault 76. There are open common areas, little apartments, and spacious hallways: all of the basic building blocks for an inviting social hub. But everyone who used to live there is already gone, out exploring the wasteland above, and you can’t come back once you leave. ...
23:34, 08/15/2019

Being Impatient In Outer Wilds Wasted More Time Than Simply Waiting I have not beaten Outer Wilds yet. One reason I still haven’t is that I wasted hours trying to land my ship on the Black Hole Forge instead of just using the Ash Twin teleporter to get there. I thought I was saving myself time by taking this “shortcut.” I was not....
23:34, 08/15/2019

Group of Five preseason power rankings have Central Florida and Army leading way The final installment of our college football power rankings looks at the best schools in the Group of Five, including UCF and Army       ...
23:34, 08/15/2019

Seager's 3 RBIs lead Mariners over Tigers, 7-2 Dylan Moore homered and Kyle Seager drove in three runs and the Seattle Mariners topped the Detroit Tigers 7-2. Mallex Smith stole 2 bases, giving him 34, the most in the majors. The Mariners won two of three after losing eight of their previous...       ...
23:34, 08/15/2019

Rachel Bilson and Adam Brody's The O.C. Reunion Is the Closest Thing Fans Will Ever Get to a Revival Seth and Summer forever! At least until they have to catch their flights! Rachel Bilson and Adam Brody had a little The O.C. reunion at the airport, and that's likely the only O.C.......
23:34, 08/15/2019

Grandson is taking grandma to all 61 national parks Brad Ryan's 89-year-old grandma Joy told him she regretted how few trips she took in her life. So Ryan made it his mission to get her to all US national parks....
23:34, 08/15/2019

Southwest says aloha to Hawaii with expanded service Itching to go to the Rainbow State but balling on a budget? Good news: Southwest Airlines is expanding its service from California to Hawaii starting in mid-January....
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

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

Chip gear maker Applied Materials' revenue beats estimates U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc's quarterly revenue beat Wall Street estimates on Thursday, benefiting from higher demand in its semiconductor business....
00:00, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Major League Baseball and FanDuel strike sports betting deal Major League Baseball and FanDuel on Thursday announced a multi-year agreement that makes the sportsbook operator an official gaming partner of the U.S. professional league....
00:00, 08/16/2019

Jeffrey Epstein autopsy report shows broken neck: sources An autopsy of the financier Jeffrey Epstein, who died in an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, found his neck had been broken in several places, according to two law enforcement sources....
00:34, 08/16/2019

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' hit with $395,000 fine over emergency tones in skit Simulated wireless alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" skit making fun of a presidential alert test have cost Walt Disney Co's ABC $395,000 in civil fines with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission....
00:34, 08/16/2019

Surgeons not good at predicting benefit from knee operations (Reuters Health) - Surgeons are no better at determining which patients might benefit from operations to treat torn knee cartilage than if they just flipped a coin, a new study suggests....
00:34, 08/16/2019

Ex-Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes says he has doubts about vertical integration Jeff Bewkes, former CEO of Time Warner, sold his company to AT&T in a deal that closed last year. But Bewkes told CNBC that he believes vertical integration is a "fairly suspect premise."...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Trevor Noah: 'I think Donald Trump is trying to deport Melania' The Daily Show host re-examines Trump’s immigration policy crackdowns and concludes: they all target his wifeFollowing another immigration crackdown by the Trump administration – this week, it moved to revoke green cards from immigrants deemed likely to use public assistance – Daily Show host Trevor...
01:00, 08/16/2019

A world overrun by white nationalists needs a good rock’n’roll film | Siva Vaidhyanathan Gurinder Chadha’s movie about a young man inspired by Bruce Springsteen in Blinded by the Light reminds us to strive for a better lifeOn Monday it was two years to the day since thousands of armed Nazis invaded my town, threatened my family and my neighbors, and killed a young woman named Heather He...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Biologists have a problem with homosexuality – they should get over it Studies that reduce human sexuality to two neat categories – gay and straight – are bad science and stoke societal prejudice, says neuroethologist Andrew Barron...
01:34, 08/16/2019

China's Paramilitary Police Flex Muscles Opposite Hong Kong In recent days, thousands of young paramilitary recruits have moved into a sports stadium in a residential district of Chinese border city Shenzhen—a show of force to a restive Hong Kong less than five miles away....
01:34, 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

Hong Kong spends billions to avert recession Hong Kong is pumping billions of dollars into its economy in a bid to avert a recession as the city's political crisis disrupts business and slams financial markets....
02:00, 08/16/2019

Reps. Omar and Tlaib join a list of prominent figures barred by Israel Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar aren't the first politicians to be barred from entering the country. Here are other prominent figures blacklisted by Israel....
02:00, 08/16/2019

Amazon Uses a Twitter Army of Employees to Fight Criticism of Warehouses They love working there. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it....
02:00, 08/16/2019

New ethics guidelines coming for retired judges 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....
02:00, 08/16/2019

Matt Prior: Here come the modified Land Rover Discoverys Early Discoverys could be set for a modding frenzy The Jeep, Beetle and Mini have all had their turn, it's time for the 30-year-old Disco to steal some 'scene points' What’s the most commonly modified car in the world, I wonder? Probably the Volkswagen Beetle, because people have been at it for ...
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

Aston Martin's first utility vehicle key to sales growth plans The DBX, which arrives later this year, will be the biggest step yet in CEO Andy Palmer's campaign to win over buyers and regain investor confidence in the luxury automaker....
02:34, 08/16/2019

Marshall Islands says beer named after Bikini Atoll unacceptable A Texas-based beer company is facing backlash after it named a beer Bikini Atoll, the site of U.S. nuclear tests that led to contamination.       ...
02:34, 08/16/2019

Recession fears sink global stocks lower Global stock markets were mostly lower Thursday after Wall Street fell on mounting fears of a possible recession.       ...
02:34, 08/16/2019

Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto: Which cars have it and which ones are getting it? Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have sparked significant tech upgrades in cars, but most models require a USB connection.       ...
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

Ex-Knicks star John Starks: ‘I think it’s gonna be our year’ Months of dreaming were destroyed in minutes. Nine years after coming nowhere close to landing LeBron James — and 2010’s other A-list free agents — the Knicks again cleared cap space for two max-salary players, then watched another acclaimed crop of All-Stars bypass the long-suffering franchise. Eve...
02:34, 08/16/2019

CFL: Winnipeg Blue Bombers and BC Lions will pile up points Winnipeg got back in the win column last week in a 26-24 home win over Calgary. But it was the Blue Bombers’ third straight against-the-spread loss after a perfect 5-0 straight up and ATS start to the CFL season. Oddsmakers are pricing Winnipeg properly now, and there is no bargain to back this team...
02:34, 08/16/2019

Is Ciara Going to Be the Next Celeb to ‘Level Up’ Our Beauty Routines? With her most recent album and newly launched record label, Ciara has been making a case for Beauty Marks (the name of both), but as revealed at Beautycon LA last weekend, the entertainer may also be heading into the beauty aisle, as reported by WWD....
02:34, 08/16/2019

Eight Great Mini Fridges For Anyone That Wants the Coolest Dorm Room If you’re in college or have a college student in your life, you know that one of the big concerns about dorm life is buying a mini fridge. Depending on the size of your dorm room, your personal tastes, and the amount of food or Natty Ice you need to store, there are a ton of options to choose from....
02:34, 08/16/2019

$10M plan aims to fortify crumbling cliffs beneath New York homes A New York City community is prepared to spend nearly $10 million to begin reinforcing eroding bluffs that are slowly increasing the risk to homes and business....
03:00, 08/16/2019

Why Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's Marriage Isn't Over Just Yet Miley Cyrus can't stop and won't stop thinking about her future with Liam Hemsworth. Less than a week after news broke that the couple was splitting up after less than a year of......
03:00, 08/16/2019

Democrat John Delaney 'certainly' plans to stay in 2020 race even if he misses fall debates Delaney, a millionaire businessman, has the financial resources to stay in the hunt. "Unlike other candidates, we have the finances to support ourselves," a spokesman says....
04:00, 08/16/2019

Damaged Whaley Bridge dam explorers risk injury and becoming trapped, warn firefighters After more than 1,500 people were evacuated from the town since August 1, Derbyshire Police said stability of the dam wall at Toddbrook Reservoir had been achieved at 1pm on August 7 and people could return to their homes....
04:00, 08/16/2019

Trump’s Hong Kong Caution Isolates Him From Congress, Allies and Advisers In his showdown with Beijing over trade and tariffs, Mr. Trump is ignoring his hawkish advisers, who believe China threatens American interests worldwide....
04:00, 08/16/2019

Rejuvenating brain stem cells may hold key to future MS treatments Scientists have found a way to rejuvenate brain stem cells in rats. The finding offers clues on how to restore lost brain function in diseases such as MS....
04:34, 08/16/2019

Tamil Nadu Honours ISRO Chief K Sivan With APJ Abdul Kalam Award In recognition of his stellar work in promotion of science and technology, Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K Sivan was on Thursday awarded the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Award by the Tamil Nadu......
05:00, 08/16/2019

100 Injured In 10 Minutes During Uttarakhand Stone-Throwing Festival Devotees turned up in large numbers at the Devidhura temple in Uttarakhand's Champawat district on Thursday and threw stones at each other to celebrate Bagwal, a festival in which blood is shed to......
05:00, 08/16/2019

Jon Gruden Turns Worrying Shade Of Red Over Preseason Delay-Of-Game Penalty Mike Glennon threw a 53-yard touchdown pass to [checks notes] Rico Gafford in the first quarter of Thursday night’s Raiders-Cardinals preseason game on ESPN. Immediately afterward, with the poor, addled fans in attendance still buzzing over the hookup, Oakland’s field goal unit took a delay of game ...
05:00, 08/16/2019

Bruce Springsteen Holds the Key to Salvation for a British Teen in Blinded By the Light Bruce Springsteen has been a worldwide, stadium-filling superstar for so long now that it’s easy to forget that many of us first heard his music in far more intimate settings, spinning on a record player late at night or rushing through a set of earphones like a private, secret symphony. Blind...
05:00, 08/16/2019

Danny McBride’s Televangelist Comedy The Righteous Gemstones Is All Cheap Shots and No Insights The pitch sells itself: John Goodman plays the patriarch of a televangelist dynasty. And when he gets the spotlight, there are hints of the show The Righteous Gemstones could’ve been. Goodman’s Eli Gemstone, who presides over a megachurch and a sprawling family compound, is a true believ...
05:00, 08/16/2019

Dayton gunman had cocaine, Xanax, alcohol in his system during attack The gunman who killed nine people outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio, had cocaine, Xanax and alcohol in his system at the time of the shooting rampage, the county coroner said on Thursday....
05:34, 08/16/2019

Instagram adds tool for reporting false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation.Read More...
05:34, 08/16/2019

Google Assistant tops 2019 digital assistance IQ test, but every AI posts gains Once again, Google's Assistant is the best at responding accurately to user questions, but rivals Siri and Alexa are making steady gains year over year.Read More...
05:34, 08/16/2019

Google Assistant now lets you assign reminders to other people Google Assistant will soon be able to assign reminders for up to six people in a household, sending notifications to smartphones and Home speakers.Read More...
05:34, 08/16/2019

Tony Romo reveals top fantasy football running backs Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo told UPI which running back he would pick first in a fantasy football draft. He also said he thinks Ezekiel Elliott is a 'coin flip' when it comes to missing games in 2019....
05:34, 08/16/2019

Asia stocks nurse losses, bonds hold huge gains Asian shares were heading for weekly losses on Friday as conflicting messages on the Sino-U.S. trade war only added to worries for the global economy, while talk of aggressive central bank stimulus drove bond yields to fresh lows....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach: court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing on Thursday showed....
06:00, 08/16/2019

China says U.S. block on nuclear firms a 'misuse' of export controls A U.S. decision to stop China General Nuclear Power Corp (CGN) and its subsidiaries from dealing with U.S. companies was a misuse of export control measures and would harm both U.S. and Chinese firms, China's foreign ministry said....
06:00, 08/16/2019

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....
06:00, 08/16/2019

'Purely innocent': No regrets from man who walked into Walmart with body armor, loaded weapons Dmitriy Andreychenko, 20, is charged with making a terrorist threat after the Aug. 8 incident at a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri.        ...
06:00, 08/16/2019

Confused About Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine, and When? The CDC Has New Recommendations For its first few years on the market, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was approved only for young girls. Over time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has broadened its approval to include boys, as well as adults up to age 45—allowing more people to get the cancer-preventing v...
06:34, 08/16/2019

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....
06:34, 08/16/2019

‘TV man’ mysteriously leaves old television sets at Virginia homes In a close encounter of the strangest kind, a mysterious person wearing a vintage TV on his head was caught on surveillance camera overnight leaving vintage-style television sets at homes throughout a Virginia neighborhood....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Turkish government clamps down on liberal imams Liberal imams in Turkey can find themselves arbitrarily fired if they don't toe the line set by the state religious affairs office. The vague charges against them leave those accused with little recourse....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Germany to make additional payments to Holocaust survivors Hundreds of extra euros per month will go to about 5,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel. More than 200,000 Holocaust survivors are still living in the country....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Germany's Maas tours Canada's melting Arctic Visiting Canada's melting Arctic, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said Europe had an "extraordinary" task to slash fossil fuel emissions. If it didn't, climate warming would rob polar regions of more ice cover....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Germany most popular non-English-speaking country for students Germany has become the most popular country in the world for foreign students in the non-English-speaking world. A new study released by two academic services found that students were attracted by better prospects....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Wildfires wreak havoc from France to Greece With EU air support, nearly 400 firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze on the Greek island of Evia. In France, more than 500 firefighters are battling a blaze that has destroyed 900 hectares of pine forest....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Europa League round-up: Gibbs-White scores first goal as Wolves set up Torino tie "Wolves set up a Europa League play-off with Serie A club Torino after seeing off Armenian minnows Pyunik 4-0 at Molineux on Thursday night, completing an 8-0 rout on aggregate."...
07:00, 08/16/2019

West Ham can compete despite Man City setback, says Pellegrini "West Ham have the squad they need to compete in the Premier League despite a crushing defeat in their opening match but must focus on improving their style of play rather than worrying about long-term goals, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Thursday."...
07:00, 08/16/2019

THE MOBILE CHECKOUT BENCHMARK REPORT: How Amazon, Target, and other top e-tailers rank on checkout features that drive conversion (AMZN, TGT, WMT) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Mobile commerce (m-commerce) isn’t just the future of online shopping — it’s absorbing more and more e-commerce in the present. Busi...
07:00, 08/16/2019

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...
07:00, 08/16/2019

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...
07:00, 08/16/2019

MLB roundup: Harper's slam caps Phils' stunning rally over Cubs Bryce Harper hit a walk-off grand slam into the second deck in right field off Derek Holland in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally the host Philadelphia Phillies past the Chicago Cubs 7-5 on Thursday....
07:34, 08/16/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 16 August Classic 1990s wedge-shaped grand tourer with a BMW badge: a snip at £2995 Less than £3000 for a bona fide BMW performance icon? Just don't expect fuel costs to be as cheap If you think today’s 8 Series is an eyeful, its forebear of 1990 to 1999 made an even bigger splash. We found a 1999-reg 840...
07:34, 08/16/2019

A ragged Federer stunned in Cincinnati; Djokovic advances Seven-time champion Roger Federer was ousted from one of his favorite tournaments in little over an hour, falling in straight sets to a 21-year-old qualifier he'd never faced at the Western & Southern Open. Novak Djokovic moved into the quarterfinals        ...
07:34, 08/16/2019

Cuomo proposes NY law to treat mass-casualty hate crimes as domestic terrorism New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation Thursday that would treat mass-casualty hate crimes as domestic terrorism, with convicted perpetrators automatically sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole....
08:00, 08/16/2019

Trump aides look into U.S. purchasing Greenland after directives from president President Trump has pushed top aides to investigate whether the U.S. government can purchase the giant, ice-smothered island of Greenland, two people with direct knowledge of the directive said. The p......
08:00, 08/16/2019

Project Veritas and ‘whistle-blower’ published bullshit ‘data-leak’ to dox Google employees Project Veritas, a non-profit conspiracy theory outlet, today dropped the ‘bombshell’ that it’d obtained hundreds of leaked internal documents from a whistle-blower showing Google‘s bias against Conservatives. Unfortunately, as is almost always the case with Project Veritas, the claims are crap. As ...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Lauren London, Beyoncé and more honor Nipsey Hussle on his birthday: 'True kings don't die' Lauren London is paying tribute to her "other half," boyfriend Nipsey Hussle, on what would have been his 34th birthday.        ...
08:00, 08/16/2019

ExxonMobil charters Singapore's first LNG-fuelled bunker barge ExxonMobil Asia Pacific has signed a two-year time charter agreement with Singapore-based Sinanju Tankers Holdings Pte Ltd to lease Singapore's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered bunker tanker, Sinanju said in an statement on Friday....
08:34, 08/16/2019

Freenet says to vote against Sunrise capital hike for UPC deal Freenet AG said on Friday it would vote against a proposed 4.1 billion franc ($4.19 billion) capital hike at Sunrise Communications to fund a takeover bid for Liberty Global's Swiss unit UPC....
09:34, 08/16/2019

It feels bad being a good teacher in Fire Emblem: Three Houses Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
10:00, 08/16/2019

We regret to inform you that Jaleel White has resurrected the Urkel There’s a moment in every night of even moderate debauchery when you know that you’ve Gone Too Far; when your body cheerfully informs you “This was a mistake,” and the slow transition from “good time” to “future cautionary tale” kicks in. Thus is it with our collective addiction to nostalgia and the...
10:00, 08/16/2019

Netflix's first To All The Boys I've Loved Before sequel will be here just in time for Valentine's 2020 It’s no surprise that Netflix has been working on a sequel to To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before; not only was director Susan Johnson’s teen-focused rom-com a huge hit for the streaming service, but both of original novel author Jenny Han’s follow-up books, P.S. I Still Love You and Always And Foreve...
10:00, 08/16/2019

Leah Remini's Scientology And The Aftermath finale to address assault accusations against Danny Masterson After three season, actress and activist Leah Remini is ending her docuseries, Scientology And The Aftermath. But she’s not going quietly: According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series will turn off its lights after a two-hour special that will feature footage of interviews with two of the women ...
10:00, 08/16/2019

What if there was no big bang and we live in an ever-cycling universe? There is no good evidence that our universe even had a beginning, a startling proposition that means the cosmos could collapse in about 100 billion years...
10:00, 08/16/2019

Why did Nate Diaz disappear for three years after the biggest fight of his life? Nate Diaz vanished from the UFC after his fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 202, but is now returning to the Octagon at UFC 241. Why has Diaz stayed away?...
10:34, 08/16/2019

More 'Bryce Harper moments' would be great for baseball The Phillies star produced a signature highlight in walking off the Cubs. Love him or hate him, the game could use more of the same down the stretch....
10:34, 08/16/2019

Offseason Zim: Vikings coach finds solace on his sprawling ranch Mike Zimmer is a "different person" when he retreats to the 160-acre ranch inspired by his wife, a respite for a veteran coach embarking on what could be the most pivotal season of his career....
10:34, 08/16/2019

Experts caution against recession indicator A geeky recession indicator that blared red on Wednesday — freaking out Wall Street and Main Street alike — might be broken, economists say. On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 800 points — marking its worst dip all year — after a rare inversion of Treasury market yields sounded a...
10:34, 08/16/2019

President Trump Considered Buying Greenland for the U.S., Sources Say (WASHINGTON) — Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S. A Trump ally told The Associated Press on Thursday that the president had discussed the purchase but was not serious about it. And a Republican cong...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Justice Department reportedly seeking to persuade EEOC to reverse stance on LGBTQ workplace discrimination The Justice Department is seeking to persuade a federal employment rights agency to change their stance on LGBTQ discrimination in an upcoming Supreme Court case. The case, involving Aimee Stephens, a transgender funeral worker from Michigan who was fired from her job after announcing her transition...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protests paralyzed operations REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Flight operations resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence. The airport had closed check-in for remaining flights late Tuesday afternoon as protesters swarmed the terminal and blocked access to immigration for...
11:00, 08/16/2019

US futures point to higher open At around 02:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 156 points, indicating a positive open of more than 164 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both higher....
11:00, 08/16/2019

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock Recent attacks have shown that cybercriminals have co-opted techniques and tools that people commonly use to distinguish real communications and websites from fake ones, such as the padlock in a browser window....
11:34, 08/16/2019

'I thought we were the unlucky ones': the experimental treatment that inspired a murder mystery Angie Kim’s debut Miracle Creek is a dissection of US healthcare and immigration, wrapped in a courtroom thriller. She talks about her son’s medical crisis, ‘goose fathers’ and Trump’s slursTwice a day, every day for almost a month, Angie Kim and her then-two-year-old son would enter a hyperbaric ox...
11:34, 08/16/2019

Living off-grid for 77 years – in pictures A wind-up radio, a smattering of colour photos and a stack of glossy books: these are the only signs that Margaret Gallagher lives in the modern world. For all of her 77 years, she has lived in a 200-year-old thatched cottage in Northern Ireland without running water, electricity or an indoor toilet...
11:34, 08/16/2019

Israel Says Rashida Tlaib Can Visit to See Her Grandmother Israel had denied entry to two Congress members, Ms. Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, for supporting a boycott movement. The government now says Ms Tlaib can enter....
12:00, 08/16/2019

China's Ninebot unveils scooters that drive themselves to charging stations Segway-Ninebot Group, a Beijing-based electric scooter maker, on Friday unveiled a scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver, a potential boon for the burgeoning scooter-sharing industry....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Irish regulator nears end of first privacy probe, ruling to take months Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a formal decision could take months....
12:00, 08/16/2019

A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued. The lawsuit says that rejecting girls denies them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir says the problem with the 9-year-old is her voice, not her gender....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Want to travel to space? Virgin Galactic unveils ‘Spaceport America’ mission control Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is unveiling its mission control for space tourism: Spaceport America.       ...
12:34, 08/16/2019

Gross Carnival ship earns the line’s worst sanitation grade ever It’s enough to make you stay on land. A recent unannounced inspection of the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) resulted in the worst sanitation grade in the cruise line’s history. Bowls and utensils weren’t clean. Bagels and bread attrac...
12:34, 08/16/2019

Cops temporarily shut down Amazon’s ‘Maisel Day’ 30-cent gas promo An Amazon Prime marketing stunt that offered 30-cent-a-gallon gas to promote “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” on Thursday caused a traffic jam so intense that Santa Monica Police were reportedly forced to shut it down. Motorists eager to get some of the absurdly cheap fuel at the Chevron on C...
12:34, 08/16/2019

Dozens of Midwest teens hospitalized with lung injuries, breathing problems from vaping More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Tuesday four cases of young people at Children’s Minnesota with “severe lung i...
12:34, 08/16/2019

ERC leader Lukyanuk explains Zlin practice accident "FIA European Rally Championship points leader Alexey Lukyanuk (Saintéloc Junior Team) escaped an off-road excursion during free practice for Barum Czech Rally Zlín, after going off into a field."...
12:34, 08/16/2019

Man interested in committing mass shooting arrested in Connecticut NORWALK, Conn. — Authorities say they’ve arrested a Connecticut man interested in committing a mass shooting and seized weapons and ammunition from his home. Norwalk and FBI officials say 22-year-old Brandon Wagshol was charged Thursday with illegal possession of large capacity ammunition magazines....
13:00, 08/16/2019

El Paso mayor says Trump called him ‘RINO’ aka ‘Republican in Name Only’ The mayor of El Paso claims that President Trump referred to him as a “RINO” — aka “Republican in Name Only” — during his visit to the grieving Texas city last week after the Walmart shooting. The condemnation allegedly came during a private meeting and stemmed fr...
13:00, 08/16/2019

Deputy shoots, wounds armed man at Florida grocery store PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida deputy shot and wounded a man who was firing a handgun in a grocery store. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook that the shooting occurred Thursday afternoon at a Grocery Advantage in Pensacola. Deputies responded to the store foll...
13:00, 08/16/2019

New temporary migrant holding facility opens this week at the border to relieve overcrowding amid 'immigration crisis' As an influx of migrants apprehended at the border has triggered serious overcrowding, U.S. officials this week unveiled a “temporary” solution -- a new migrant holding facility for single adults at the Tornillo Port of Entry in Texas....
13:00, 08/16/2019

Hero MotoCorp Manufacturing Plants To Remain Shut Till August 18 Auto sector is one of the worst hit sectors in India due to the lack of consumption. The sectors has seen massive loss of jobs in just the last few quarters....
13:00, 08/16/2019

Trump cites report Biden may scale back campaign schedule: 'If I ever did that it would be over' President Trump told New Hampshire rally-goers Thursday that the campaign of Joe Biden was a "disaster" following a report that the 2020 Democratic frontrunner may scale back his scheduled appearances following weeks of verbal gaffes....
13:34, 08/16/2019

Are cruise ships fueling overtourism? Cruise operators say they are working hard to mitigate their impact on crowded tourist destinations and the main problems lie elsewhere, but some campaigners insist limiting ship access is the only answer....
13:35, 08/16/2019

60 second interview: Felix Alvarado Paul Wheeler talks to Felix Alvarado, a world champion who rose up from poverty The post 60 second interview: Felix Alvarado appeared first on Boxing News....
13:35, 08/16/2019

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank Israel’s interior ministry said Friday it has granted a request on humanitarian grounds by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) to visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.The announcement came hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government would bar Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan...
13:35, 08/16/2019

The Donald’s Worst Nightmare? More Than 260,000 People Petition to Rename Trump Tower Block for Barack Obama Donald Trump seems to have a love affair with Barack Obama; he just can’t seem to resist mentioning the forever president every chance he gets....
14:00, 08/16/2019

Scuderia Glickenhaus' Steve McQueen-Style Baja Boot Revival Looks Righteous Movie producer turned small-batch supercar guy James Glickenhaus has had a team working on a new version of the “Baja Boot”–a badass 1960s dune buggy famously driven by Steve McQueen–with the goal of making a street-legal vehicle capable of racing the Baja 1000. Now, it looks like the car’s really r...
14:00, 08/16/2019

"He Has Gone Mad": Danish MPs On Trump's Reported Plan To Buy Greenland Danish politicians on Friday poured scorn on the notion of selling Greenland to the United States following reports that President Donald Trump had privately discussed the idea of buying the world's......
14:34, 08/16/2019

China-Owned Tanker Changes Name In Apparent Effort To Evade US Sanctions While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that signals its position and......
14:34, 08/16/2019

Trump Asks Advisors If It's Possible For US To Acquire Greenland: Report President Donald Trump hasn't forgotten his old job -- the world's most-famous real estate developer says he wants the US to acquire the world's biggest island, according to a report....
14:34, 08/16/2019

Watch: Redskins get 96-yard INT for TD, Dwayne Haskins shines in loss to Bengals The Washington Redskins got a 96-yard interception return for a touchdown on the first drive of the game during a preseason loss to the Cincinnati Bengals....
14:34, 08/16/2019

Huawei reportedly launching its own Google Maps replacement in October Huawei’s slow untethering of itself from a reliance on Google, and specifically on Google’s Android mobile operating system, is sort of underway now — “sort of” being the key phrase since it’s still not clear if Huawei will stay cut off from Google indefinitely. B...
14:34, 08/16/2019

Google is making it easier to shoot proper portraits on Chromebooks For all the odd souls out there who love taking photos with their tablets, Google's latest Chrome OS update is a big one. In addition to adding centralized music controls and support for virtual desktops, Chrome OS 76 adds a new portrait mode to the......
15:00, 08/16/2019

Netflix's 'To All the Boys' sequel debuts February 12th It seemed just about everyone was talking about To All The Boys I've Loved Before when Netflix released its highly enjoyable adaptation of Jenny Han's teen romance novel almost a year ago. Netflix said last October it was "one of our most-viewed orig......
15:00, 08/16/2019

Plex’s new desktop app packs a fresh look, streamlined downloads Plex has a brand new app for Windows and Mac that offers a streamlined way to download the things you want to watch and listen to offline. The feature was previously called Sync, but it's now called Downloads -- a much clearer term. Your downloads sh......
15:00, 08/16/2019

Apple promises hostile treatment for sites that break Safari privacy rules Apple is taking a tough new stance on websites that attempt to monitor and share individuals' browsing history. In a new policy page, published on Wednesday, the company says it will treat websites and apps that attempt to bypass Safari's anti cross-......
15:00, 08/16/2019

This hip-hugging exosuit uses AI to make walking and running easier Robotic devices have been used to help people walk or run in rehabilitation settings, but until now, they've been tethered and limited to a single action, like walking or running. In a paper published in Science today, a team of researchers explain h......
15:00, 08/16/2019

Israel decides to let Rep. Rashida Tlaib enter the country on humanitarian grounds, despite pressure from Trump to bar her Israel said it will let Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib into the country enter the country to visit her elderly grandmother, despite US President encouraging the country to ban her. Israel said it would not let Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar, who have both criticized the Israeli governments' treatment of P...
15:00, 08/16/2019

'Trump isn't racist. He's worse:' Anthony Scaramucci rips into Trump as their feud escalates Mark Wilson/Getty Images Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, who worked for the Trump administration for less than two weeks in 2017, escalated his feud with President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a "jackass," "narcissistic," and "crazy" in a newly published interv...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Democrat O'Rourke proposes domestic terrorism agencies to combat hate, gun massacres Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a plan on Friday to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem and to create federal domestic terrorism offices, in a bid to combat hate crimes and gun violence in the United States....
15:00, 08/16/2019

Pressure cookers shut down NYC subway station A pair of suspicious pressure cookers shut down a subway station in Lower Manhattan on Friday morning — but the NYPD’s Bomb Squad later determined they were not explosives, authorities said. Another suspicious package was found near a garbage can in Chelsea just over an hour later. Cops ...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Medicaid bungle cost state $102 million over 4 years An audit by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli found New York’s Medicaid program duplicated payments to the tune of $102.1 million over four years. Auditors found that between 2014 and 2018, the state Department of Health made payments for managed-care premiums to 65,961 individuals with multiple client...
15:00, 08/16/2019

MTA audit blasts antiquated LIRR work rules with ‘no modern justification’ The Long Island Rail Road awards overtime at nearly double the rate of its sister commuter system, Metro-North — in part because of antiquated pay rules that persist despite having “little to no modern justification,” a scorching new report has found. The LIRR’s engineering division also has m...
15:00, 08/16/2019

NYPD cops receive survey on mental-health options amid suicide spike The NYPD on Thursday sent out a survey asking cops to assess the department’s mental-health options, amid a troubling spate of suicides among New York’s Finest, insiders told The Post. The voluntary, 22-question survey — sent out department-wide less than a day after the ninth cop suicid...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Dead humpback whale washes up on New Jersey nude beach The 25-foot mammal was spotted out at sea over the weekend by whale watchers before it was stranded Tuesday night on Gunnison Beach, NJ.com reported....
15:00, 08/16/2019

India to Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After Protests, and Economy, Slow India said it would begin to relax restrictions on residents in the disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir after initiating curbs last week in a bid to prevent unrest....
15:34, 08/16/2019

New Idea for Suicide Prevention Hotline: Just Dial 988 The F.C.C. contends that shortening the number from its current 10 digits “would likely make it easier for Americans in crisis to access potentially lifesaving resources.”...
15:34, 08/16/2019

Jeffrey Epstein spent hours alone with mysterious woman in lockup Jeffrey Epstein spent at least two hours locked up alone with a mystery woman — possibly part of his legal team — just a day after he was taken off suicide watch at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, according to a new report. A visiting attorney, who asked that his name not be used, told Forbes....
15:34, 08/16/2019

Colonial allocates Cycle 49 shipments on distillate Line 20 Colonial Pipeline Co is allocating space for Cycle 49 shipments on Line 20, which carries distillates from Atlanta to Nashville, Tennessee, according to a notice sent to shippers on Friday....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Alibaba to buy Kaola unit from NetEase for $2 bln- Caixin Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has agreed to pay $2 billion in cash to buy Chinese e-commerce firm Kaola, local news outlet Caixin reported on Friday. (http://bit.ly/2HcCI6C)...
16:00, 08/16/2019

PM Hariri: Saudi, UAE want to invest in Lebanon Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are looking to invest in infrastructure projects in Lebanon after ties have recovered, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said in comments from his office on Friday....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won't Travel to Israel After All if She Has to Suppress Her Political Views Rep. Rashida Tlaib announced on Friday that, despite receiving permission from the Israeli government to travel to the occupied West Bank to visit her grandmother, she will not make the journey because it was predicated on her promise that she would mute her support of the boycott, divestment and sa...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Suggesting you might be gay or bisexual could help your career — but get ready to be called out over it "First come the gays, then the girls, then the industry," claimed Sex and the City's Samantha Jones in all her cynical PR wisdom. It's no secret that the pink pound can be a useful market to tap, and I'm all for appealing to a gay audience. There is a difference, however, between simply targeting th...
16:00, 08/16/2019

The Londoner:Hedgehogs lose spikiest saviour Stanley Johnson stops HS2 fight | Replacement news on John Humphrys | No Balliol portrait for Bojo | CCHQ hires suggest election fever | Barack Obama's holiday reading list...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Ex-fiancée of Prince Charles' godson 'attacked her mother in cash row' The former fiancée of Prince Charles's godson is accused of attacking her own mother in a row over money at their £4.6 million family home in Chelsea, a court has heard....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Whaley Bridge latest: Dam explorers risk injury and becoming trapped, warn firefighters After more than 1,500 people were evacuated from the town since August 1, Derbyshire Police said stability of the dam wall at Toddbrook Reservoir had been achieved at 1pm on August 7 and people could return to their homes....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Donald Trump body shames protester seconds before telling rally his campaign is 'built on love' Donald Trump insulted a protester who disrupted his rally by telling him he had a "serious weight problem," seconds before saying his campaign is "built on love"....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Birth of Giants-Jets rivalry still carries some bitterness 50 years later Even to John Mara’s 14-year-old ears, this sounded a little crazy. This was late in the morning of Aug. 17, 1969, and the New York Giants’ team bus was negotiating the 18-mile path along I-95 from the team’s training headquarters at Fairfield University to New Haven, where that afternoon they would ...
16:34, 08/16/2019

Chad Green gives Yankees plenty to think about The Yankees’ use of a reliever starting a game has been a little different than other teams who use the “opener’’ strategy. Some clubs use a reliever for the first inning and then summon a starter from the bullpen. The Yankees have used the formula more because of injuries to the starting rotation a...
16:34, 08/16/2019

Jets’ kicker issue isn’t going away: ‘Just got to do a better job’ ATLANTA — The Jets’ kicking situation did not get much clarity Thursday night. Taylor Bertolet, who signed Sunday after Chandler Catanzaro retired from the NFL, went 1-for-3 on extra points, but also made a 49-yard field goal in the Jets’ 22-10 win over the Falcons. Catanzaro had missed two extra po...
16:34, 08/16/2019

LLWS team feeling Jersey pride ahead of opener The preamble is over and the stage is set. Now it’s time for the Elmora Little League team to step into the spotlight. The squad of preteens out of Elizabeth, N.J., begins its run at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., when they take on a team from Oregon under the lights Friday......
16:34, 08/16/2019

Oil edges up as recession fears ease but OPEC outlook weighs Crude oil prices rose on Friday, recovering from two days of declines, after data showing a rise in U.S. retail sales helped to ease recession concerns, although a bearish outlook from OPEC capped gains....
16:34, 08/16/2019

Exclusive: Buyout firms KKR, Blackstone among bidders for Philippine hospitals group - sources Buyout firms KKR , Blackstone and CVC are among bidders competing for a stake in the hospital unit of Philippines' Metro Pacific Investments Corp , people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
16:34, 08/16/2019

Bill Clinton painting in Jeffrey Epstein's home a 'surprise' to woman who painted president wearing blue dress Among those confounded by the revelation this week that accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein had owned and prominently displayed a freakish painting of former President Bill Clinton is the artist herself....
16:34, 08/16/2019

Burberry Is Down at Heel Without China It isn’t an easy time for companies that depend on selling expensive products to Chinese consumers. Trench-coat maker Burberry is particularly exposed to the chill winds blowing from Asia....
16:34, 08/16/2019

More than 150 Latino actors, writers pen 'letter of solidarity' amid fears America Ferrera and Eva Longoria have written a "letter of solidarity" to Latinos after the shooting in El Paso and a Mississippi immigration raid.        ...
16:34, 08/16/2019

Welcome back! John Travolta re-enacts his iconic roles Danny Zuko and Vinnie Barbarino John Travolta brought some of his unforgettable roles back to life during a "John Travolt-Off" with Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show."        ...
16:34, 08/16/2019

A year after Aretha Franklin's death, the Queen of Soul remains larger than life The accolades, tributes and celebrations have continued to flow in the 12 months since the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, died in Detroit.        ...
16:34, 08/16/2019

The pointless puppetry of national security's parliamentary processes When is the government not the government? When is an opposition party not an opposition? Whenever Australia considers giving spooks and cops more powers, that's when. So, frequently....
17:00, 08/16/2019

How a new antibiotic destroys extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis Enlarge / A security guard mans the gate 23 January 2008 of the ward of extreme drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), a near untreatable strain of the disease, at the Brooklyn Infectious Disease Hospital in Cape Town. The hospital is trying to take extra security measures to ensure patients with XDR...
17:00, 08/16/2019

Rocket Report: SpaceX nets another boat, Air Force competition heats up Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.11 of the Rocket Report! As always, there is lots going on in the world of lift. This week saw a flurry of activity surrounding the US Air Force's competition for launch contrac...
17:00, 08/16/2019

The top 20 coastal glamping sites in the UK This exclusive extract from the Cool Camping: Coast guide book walks you through the UK's most beautiful glamping spots, all just a stone's throw from a beach...
17:34, 08/16/2019

Apple Puts the AR in 'Art' (and in 'Transparent Sky-Being') The company’s newly launched augmented-reality walks may only be available in five cities, but [AR]T Walk creates wildly ambitious deployments of public art....
17:34, 08/16/2019

Farmers to Scale Back Machinery Purchases, Deere Says Deere provided fresh evidence of weakening conditions in the U.S. manufacturing sector, saying lower demand for U.S. farm commodities is discouraging farmers from buying its machinery....
18:00, 08/16/2019

Lampard calls for more action after racial abuse of Chelsea's Abraham "Chelsea coach Frank Lampard says he felt \"disgusted\" when he heard about the racist abuse striker Tammy Abraham received following their UEFA Super Cup loss to Liverpool and urged social media companies to take stricter action."...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Guardiola sees 'second best' Tottenham as title contenders "Manchester City will be up against Europe\u0027s second best side when they host Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday."...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Sheffield United favourites to be relegated from Premier League - Wilder "Sheffield United may have accomplished wonders by gaining promotion from the third tier to the top flight in three seasons but they are still favourites to be relegated at the end of the season, manager Chris Wilder said on Friday."...
18:00, 08/16/2019

AMC and ITV's 3-part Quiz to explore infamous Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? scandal And now for something completely British: AMC and ITV have ordered a three-part, Michael Sheen-starring drama from the producers of The Crown that will be directed by Stephen Frears, who also helmed A Very English Scandal. Called Quiz, it explores another very English scandal in its story of Charles...
18:34, 08/16/2019

Why You Probably Shouldn't Book a Flight Through a Third-Party Travel Site Last month, scammers posing as Expedia stole thousands of dollars from travelers hoping to confirm or change their bookings over the phone. But booking flights with the real Expedia—and any other third-party site like Travelocity or Kayak—comes with certain (legal) risks, too....
18:34, 08/16/2019

Quail Lodge car show has become the hottest ticket for the super rich at Pebble Beach Concours While smaller, "The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering" on Friday has become one of the Pebble Beach car week's hottest tickets – and the most expensive....
18:34, 08/16/2019

Trump meeting advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump was to meet top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides, a senior administration official said....
19:00, 08/16/2019

House panel to return September 4 to consider gun measures The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday it will cut short its summer recess and meet on Sept. 4 to consider new gun control legislation in response to back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
19:00, 08/16/2019

IOM study: More than 500 migrants dead in Americas so far More than 500 migrants have died so far this year in the Americas -- nearly half of whom in their attempt to enter the United States, the United Nations migration agency said Friday....
19:00, 08/16/2019

British authorities arrest 10 after officer killed British authorities arrested 10 people, including a 13-year-old boy, in Berkshire after a police officer was killed while investigating a burglary late Thursday....
19:00, 08/16/2019

Israel bars entry for Muslim U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib; draws backlash The Israeli government stirred significant controversy Thursday with a decision to bar entry for two Muslim U.S. lawmakers -- a move hailed by President Donald Trump and reviled by top Democrats and advocacy groups....
19:00, 08/16/2019

Emperor Naruhito voices 'deep remorse' 74 years after Japan's WWII surrender Japanese Emperor Naruhito apologized and expressed deep sorrow to the world Thursday on the 74th anniversary of Tokyo's surrender to Allied forces during World War II....
19:00, 08/16/2019

Frank Lampard 'disgusted' by Tammy Abraham abuse as Chelsea boss criticises social media platforms Frank Lampard today launched a scathing attack on social media platforms over the "disgusting" abuse Tammy Abraham received after Chelsea's Uefa Super Cup defeat....
19:34, 08/16/2019

Imran Khan Talks Kashmir With Donald Trump Ahead Of United Nations Meet Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today discussed New Delhi's recent move on Jammu and Kashmir with United States President Donald Trump over the phone, even as the United Nations Security Council......
19:34, 08/16/2019

Twitter's Testing Another New Message Filter to Weed Out Abuse in Your DMs In Twitter’s ongoing crusade against the rampant abuse on its platform that it keeps promising to address (no, legit guys) (this time for realsies), the company recently announced it’s testing a new filter to hopefully help keep trash out of your DMs. Read more......
19:34, 08/16/2019

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'Lying for him is as natural as breathing' Late-night hosts covered Trump ‘freaking out’ over a possible recession and his attempts to shift blame over the economyLate-night hosts discussed the possibility of an impending recession and how Donald Trump is already trying to shift blame. Continue reading......
19:34, 08/16/2019

From The Terror to Event Horizon, TV horror is a screaming success There is no shortage of small-screen scares at the moment, with the upcoming remake of sci-fi gorefest Event Horizon set to push the genre to gruesome new heightsIt is the 21st century’s most influential multinational, an omnipresent Tyrell Corporation pushing AI assistants and drone deliveries. So ...
19:34, 08/16/2019

Sri Lanka May Waive Visa Fee Indefinitely For 48 Countries: Minister Due to an increase in the number of tourists visiting Sri Lanka with arrivals expected to hit the 3-million mark by the end of the year, the government announced on Friday that might waive off the......
19:34, 08/16/2019

Climbing: Mori, 15, becomes youngest Japanese medalist in World Championships Teenager Ai Mori made history after becoming the youngest Japanese medalist at the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Championships, winning the bronze medal in the women's lead competition in Hachioji on Thursday....
20:00, 08/16/2019

Los Angeles Lakers' DeMarcus Cousins suffers torn ACL, season in jeopardy Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, which may cost him his first season with the team, his agent Jeff Schwartz said Thursday....
20:00, 08/16/2019

Should The Average Buyer Really Care About Performance? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about buyer priorities, negotiating extended warranties on used cars, and performance ratios among trims....
20:00, 08/16/2019

Madoff whistleblower says GE is 'one recession away from Chapter 11' Harry Markopolos, the accounting investigator who accused General Electric of massive fraud on Thursday, is warning that the company could be in serious financial trouble -- and even go bankrupt -- if the economy turns south....
20:34, 08/16/2019

Facial recognition scanners are already at some US airports. Here's what to know The next time you go to the airport, you might notice something different during the security process: A machine scanning your face.       ...
20:34, 08/16/2019

Lance Bass Remains Hopeful for Twins After 6 Failed Egg Donor Attempts Lance Bass isn't giving up on his dreams of starting a family. The former N Sync star opened up about his road towards fatherhood on Friday's episode of the podcast Heather......
20:34, 08/16/2019

John Travolta Transforms Back into Grease's Danny Zuko in Face-Off With Jimmy Fallon What can we say, we got chills... Grease is still the word for John Travolta! On the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday, the 65-year-old actor and host Jimmy Fallon took part......
20:34, 08/16/2019

Kirsten Dunst Reveals the Hilarious Reason Why She Couldn't Hold Her Son Ennis Take a piece of advice from Kirsten Dunst: Don't spray tan and cuddle. In Spring 2017, she and husband Jesse Plemons welcomed their first baby, son Ennis Howard Plemons. And, about......
20:34, 08/16/2019

Joe Jonas Gets an Onstage Kiss From Sophie Turner and a Stadium Serenade on His Birthday Happy birthday, Joe Jonas! The Jonas Brothers band members turned 30 years old on Thursday and celebrated the major milestone with his loved ones and fans. While performing in......
20:34, 08/16/2019

Remember When Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Was the Coolest Thing on TV? In 1999, the idea of putting a high-stakes game show anywhere on television, let alone on primetime, was enough to get you laughed right out of whatever room you dared make the......
20:34, 08/16/2019

Sheeran design Heinz Ketchup bottle sells for 1,500 pounds Three limited-edition bottles of Heinz Tomato Ketchup based on the tattoos of British songwriter Ed Sheeran, a dedicated fan of the condiment, sold at auction in London on Thursday, with one going under the hammer for 1,500 pounds ($1,816)....
20:34, 08/16/2019

Jeffrey Epstein: two unidentified women sue estate and alleged ‘recruiter’ New lawsuit filed in a Manhattan district court Thursday, drawn up by civil rights attorney Lisa Bloom, seeks $100m in damagesTwo unidentified women have filed a sexual abuse lawsuit in a Manhattan district court against the estate of wealthy financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.Epst...
21:00, 08/16/2019

How Portland's liberal utopia became the center of a rightwing war in the US Saturday will see the latest in a long line of far-right gatherings that has plagued the city over the last few years as groups including the Proud Boys descend on the areaDuring the Obama years, Portland was widely seen as a redoubt of crunchy, progressive, west coast liberalism. Much of the world ...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Ruaridh McConnochie a doubt to make England debut against Wales • Bath wing struggling with muscle soreness• Mako Vunipola should feature against IrelandRuaridh McConnochie is a late doubt for England’s World Cup match against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday because of muscle soreness.McConnochie was due to make his international debut against Warren Gatland’s men ...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Antique firearms: gangs, guns and untraceable ‘ghost bullets’ - podcast Kenneth Rosen on how British gangs are using a loophole in the law to get hold of antique firearms and untraceable bullets. Plus: Guardian editor-in-chief Katharine Viner on the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo massacreA drive-by shooting of four girls outside a nightclub in Birmingham in 2003 shoc...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Detained migrant children must have access to soap and other basic needs, court rules Trump administration had argued that officials were not required to provide hygiene productsMigrant children detained by the US government must have access to soap, toothpaste and other basic hygiene products, as well as edible food, clean water and places to sleep, a panel of judges has ruled.The a...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Fiji PM: 'insulting' Scott Morrison causing rift with Pacific countries Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prime minister of Fiji, who said the Australian prime minister’s insulting behaviour while at the Pacifi...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong protests hit share price Rupert Hogg resigns as China pressures airline to stand down staff who support ralliesThe head of Cathay Pacific has quit after protests in Hong Kong led to a plunge in the airline’s share price and it came under pressure from Chinese authorities to rein in employees who were supporting the pro-demo...
21:00, 08/16/2019

The myth of Eurabia: how a far-right conspiracy theory went mainstream Once an obscure idea confined to the darker corners of the internet, the anti-Islam ideology is now visible in the everyday politics of the west. How did this happen? By Andrew BrownIn July 2011, a quiet European capital was shaken by a terrorist car bomb, followed by confused reports suggesting man...
21:00, 08/16/2019

|MolefemustpaybackR10m,Eskompensionfundconfirms The Eskom Pension and Provident Fund has told Fin24 that it directed its attorneys to act in line with the ruling of the North Gauteng High Court, confirming that Molefe has less than a week to pay up....
21:00, 08/16/2019

|Trump’soilsanctionsleaveRussianexporters$1bnricher US President Donald Trump’s sanctions against Iran and Venezuela have inadvertently increased demand for a Russian brand of crude oil, boosting revenues for the nation’s exporters....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Fed's Bullard says only a 'sustained' bond inversion would be a bearish signal The inversion of portions of the Treasury bond yield curve this week "would have to be sustained over a period of time" to be taken as a "bearish" signal for a U.S. economy, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Huawei Lambasted by China's Online Users for Taiwan Listing China's online users turned their patriotic wrath Wednesday on major domestic phone maker Huawei for not toeing Beijing's line when referring to Taiwan and Hong Kong....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Facebook CEO's Voice Recordings Testimony Doubted by US Senator Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday it sought information on how Facebook handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Israel Reverses Course, Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit. Tlaib to Israel: Nah, I’m Good First, an Israel visit was off the table, then it was back on and now it’s off again as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has said she won’t be visiting her 90-year-old grandmother despite the country’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri approving her request....
21:00, 08/16/2019

The Fat President Fat-Shamed a Protester: ‘Go Home, Start Exercising’ The president’s diet consists of a half-trough filled with extra soggy KFC original recipe, a small jar of mayonnaise, two Big Macs, two Filet-O-Fish, a large chocolate milkshake (which is his actual McDonald’s order) and a chalice full of baby goat vomit. His McDonald’s order alone is almost 2,500 ...
21:00, 08/16/2019

After Trump Body Shames Him, Supporter Says ‘I Love the Guy’ The president has a long history of calling protesters names. But there’s no other known instance of him mocking one of his own supporters by accident....
21:00, 08/16/2019

15 of the wildest food-related Guinness World Records of all time YouTube/Guiness World Records A lot of Guinness World Records involve eating and some of them can be quite bizarre. In 2014, Philip Santoro broke the record for the fastest time to eat a jam donut without licking his lips or using his hands. In 2018, Kaif ali Khan broke the record for the most gra...
21:34, 08/16/2019

Making Pass Interference Reviewable Isn't Going To Make It Any Clearer The play above was flagged. If you didn’t watch—and, dear reader, I sincerely hope you had something better to do last night than watch a Bengals-Skins preseason game into the fourth quarter—can you guess what the call was? Can you guess which player was flagged? More to the point, can you guess wha...
21:34, 08/16/2019

Bury Are The Latest English Club To Flirt With Financial Disaster The last thing any English soccer club wants right now is to be mentioned in the same breath as Bolton Wanderers, but Manchester-area League One side Bury are on a similar road to ruin. On August 8, the third-division club was given a two-week deadline to get its finances in order or risk getting k...
21:34, 08/16/2019

How to Quickly Switch Between Multiple Google Accounts I have three Google accounts: one for personal use, one from my college alumni association, and one for work. Switching from one to the other usually requires a few mouse clicks or taps on my device—right on the big ol’ image of me in any Google service or app....
21:34, 08/16/2019

Corbyn: 'Not up to Lib Dems to decide who will be next PM' Jeremy Corbyn has said he hopes the Lib Dems will reverse their opposition to his plan to stop a no-deal Brexit, declaring it is "not up to Jo Swinson to decide who the next prime minister is going to be"....
22:00, 08/16/2019

Home Office under fire over 'racist' #knifefree chicken boxes The Home Office has been branded "crude" and "offensive" over an attempt to tackle knife crime with the distribution of #knifefree boxes to chicken shops....
22:00, 08/16/2019

Americans are more in debt than ever and experts say 'money disorders' may be to blame "Money disorder" is an umbrella term for reoccurring issues people have with money. They involve issues like compulsive buying, money hoarding and pathological gambling....
22:00, 08/16/2019

Square Enix Hit With More Death Threats, Cancels Game Tournaments Starting this weekend, there were supposed to be events for mecha arcade game Starwing Paradox at four cities across Japan. Those events have been canceled due to death threats....
22:00, 08/16/2019

Migrant kids separated at border faced abuse in foster homes SANTA ANA, California — After local Guatemalan officials burned down an environmental activist’s home, he decided to leave his village behind and flee to the United States, hoping he’d be granted asylum and his little boy, whose heart was failing, would receive lifesaving medical care. But after cro...
22:00, 08/16/2019

‘James Bond’ Aston Martin DB5 sells for record $6.4 million James Bond’s iconic Aston Martin DB5 was sold at an RM Sotheby’s auction Thursday night for a record-setting $6.4 million. And he never even drove it. The car was one of a pair that were used to promote the 007 film “Thunderball,” but never appeared onscreen. Nevertheless, it was built to the same s...
22:00, 08/16/2019

Arizona family with albino twins relocates to Maine to better protect toddlers from the sun An Arizona family with albino twins relocated to a state thousands of miles away to better protect their sun-sensitive children from harmful UV rays. ...
22:34, 08/16/2019

| US 'piracy' attempt failed, Iran says after court orders tanker release Iran's top diplomat said a US attempt at "piracy" had failed after a Gibraltar court on Thursday ordered the release of a tanker carrying Iranian oil despite a US detention request....
23:00, 08/16/2019

New Jersey judge encourages plaintiff to sell her nude photos to Playboy A New Jersey judge has landed in hot water for suggesting to a female plaintiff that she peddle nude photos of herself to Playboy. Middlesex County Judge Alberto Rivas was overseeing the woman’s complaint against her boyfriend’s wife, who the gal pal said had the X-rated snaps she’d sent to her marr...
23:00, 08/16/2019

MTA warns of subway and bus service cuts amid budget woes The MTA warned Friday that its budget crunch may force the embattled authority to cut back on subway and bus service this fall. “We’ve got a lot of work to do,” said MTA chairman Pat Foye. “We’re reviewing the possibility of new subway and bus service adjustments in the fall.” He added: “That is pai...
23:00, 08/16/2019

NYPD hunts for person of interest in subway station rice cooker scare Police are questioning a man who was allegedly seen leaving at least two rice cookers in a subway station, and sparking an evacuation in Lower Manhattan Friday morning, law enforcement sources told The Post. The man, who is in his 20s or 30s,was seen on video taking the two cookers out of a shopping...
23:00, 08/16/2019

Coutinho to join Bayern on loan "Barcelona\u0027s record signing Philippe Coutinho is set to move to Bayern Munich on loan for the remainder of the season, the Spanish champions said on Friday."...
23:34, 08/16/2019

Hulu's September calendar: 'Goonies,' 'Hercules' and 'Wu-Tang' are new to stream In September, Hulu streams animated Disney movies ("Hercules" and "Pocahontas") and a new biopic series about the Wu-Tang Clan.        ...
23:34, 08/16/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-cellmate cleared after probe into earlier possible suicide attempt, lawyer says The former cellmate's lawyer, Bruce Barket, told NBC that officials at the jailhouse said in an email that Tartaglione would face no charges or internal discipline now that the investigation had concluded....
23:34, 08/16/2019

Anthony Scaramucci talks to Bill Kristol about trying to force Trump off the GOP ticket in 2020 Anti-Trump pundit and veteran GOP operative Bill Kristol confirmed to CNBC in a few brief text messages that he has spoken to Anthony Scaramucci since the SkyBridge Capital founder had a public falling out with Trump....
23:34, 08/16/2019

Residents complain of rats, mice in Kushner-owned buildings before Trump, Cummings feud President Donald Trump ignited a firestorm of criticism when he tweeted that the Baltimore-area district of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, was "a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess."...
23:34, 08/16/2019

Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds Researchers found spraying oxytetracycline on orange trees didn’t halt a devastating infection called citrus greening, but a more expensive method — injecting the trunks — holds some promise....
23:34, 08/16/2019

Back to school: Best laptops for students As the new semester rolls around, students will need to secure a laptop for their everyday needs and studies. Here are some of the best laptops on offer....
23:34, 08/16/2019

Denso scouting office space in Pittsburgh near AV hub, report says The Pittsburgh Business Times reports that auto supplier Denso has scouted property near the city's "Robotics Row," a cluster of technology and autonomous driving companies....
00:00, 08/17/2019

Yields rise on German fiscal stimulus hopes Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday on a report that Germany may be open to running a deficit to boost growth, while stronger stock markets also reduced demand for safe haven debt....
00:00, 08/17/2019

The Band Perry's Kimberly Perry Says She's Ready to Find Love Again After Divorce Kimberly Perry is ready for a second chance at love. More than a month after The Band Perry released a personal single about infidelity titled "The Good Life," one member says she......
00:00, 08/17/2019

Awkward? Bella Hadid and Ex-Boyfriend The Weeknd Find Themselves at Same Club Awkward night out? Oh, we feel it coming. Less than two weeks after E! News exclusively confirmed that Bella Hadid and The Weeknd had broken up, it appears the two came very close to a......
00:00, 08/17/2019

Al Qaeda mocks terror rival ISIS by leaking 'blooper' reel Al Qaeda has leaked a video of outtakes featuring an Islamic State fighter in Yemen trying to renew his allegiance, only to be interrupted by a loud bird that causes him to forget what he is saying....
00:00, 08/17/2019

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom....
00:00, 08/17/2019

Satirical blank-page book on Brazilian president goes viral A book purporting to explain why Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro “should be respected and trusted” has gone viral on social media after it became apparent that 188 of its 190 pages are totally blank....
00:00, 08/17/2019

New Aston Martin Valkyrie testing continues at Silverstone News 16 Aug, 2019 The Aston Martin Valkyrie’s testing programme is continuing at speed, with the first model scheduled for delivery at the end of the year...
00:00, 08/17/2019

Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence "I think we have to start building institutions again because, you know, if you look at the '60s and '70s, so many of these institutions were closed," Trump says....
00:00, 08/17/2019

Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook....
00:34, 08/17/2019

Rossi: Yamaha working harder since MotoGP summer break Valentino Rossi feels that "something moved" within the Yamaha MotoGP team during the summer break in its bid to close the gap to its rival manufacturers...
00:34, 08/17/2019

She wanted a late-night hookup, but he fell asleep. So she burned his house down, police say Police accuse Taija Russell, 29, of sending a series of angry texts, then buying lighter fluid, matches and a lighter at a nearby gas station.        ...
00:34, 08/17/2019

'We don't want you': Portland warns it won't tolerate violence around far-right rally Portland officials, backed up by heavy police presence downtown, warn they will not tolerate any violence at far-right rally.        ...
00:34, 08/17/2019

Child fatally shot after startling man sleeping on couch Willie Sankey, 32, is charged with capital murder stemming from capital murder code that makes it capital offense to kill child younger than 14.        ...
00:34, 08/17/2019

'It's real. It's violent': After El Paso, Latinos across America live in fear Across the country, mothers and fathers, sons and daughters contemplate the idea of becoming a target, and worry about the future.        ...
00:34, 08/17/2019

De'Von Bailey's family calls his death 'wholly unjustified' after Colorado Springs police release bodycam footage The bodycam footage from the Colorado Springs Police Department shows De'Von Bailey, 19, running from two officers before being shot in the back.        ...
00:34, 08/17/2019

Green shoots 8-under 64 for one-shot lead of Czech Masters Gavin Green shot an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Czech Masters on Thursday        ...
00:34, 08/17/2019

How to Unclog a Toilet When You Don't Have a Plunger It truly is the stuff of nightmares: faced with an away-toilet situation in someone else’s home, you do your business, flush ... and nothing happens. Or worse, you flush and the toilet water (as well as its contents) slowly starts rising like super-gross flood waters. That alone is anxiety-inducing,...
00:34, 08/17/2019

Paule Marshall, author of 'Daughters,' 'Brown Girl, Brownstones,' dead at 90 Novelist Paule Marshall died Monday in Richmond, Virginia after suffering dementia in recent years, her son told The Associated Press.        ...
00:34, 08/17/2019

Stocks move broadly higher as turbulent week nears its end Stocks rose broadly in midday trading on Wall Street Friday as investors look to end a turbulent week on a positive note.       ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

This headphone bundle deal will change the way you listen to music This headphone bundle from Drop features not one, but two industry-leading pairs of headphones, by Sony and Sennheiser.       ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

This airline is allowing an extra free checked bag for those traveling with infants Virgin Australia will be providing a free extra checked bag for infants. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Latino celebrities in U.S. issue plea to 'speak out loudly against hate' Actresses Eva Longoria, America Ferrara and more than 200 other Latino artists and civil rights leaders on Friday penned a letter of support to the Latino community in the United States after a mass shooting in Texas and immigration raids in Mississippi....
01:00, 08/17/2019

Ash Barty reaches semifinals in Cincy, on track for No. 1 Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty reached the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open, step closer to the No. 1 world ranking        ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Bugatti reveals its most powerful supercar yet: The $10 million Centodieci Bugatti debuted its most powerful supercar at Pebble Beach on Friday: a $10 million,1,600 horsepower throwback to the '90s that sprints from 0 to 62 mph in 2.4 seconds....
01:00, 08/17/2019

Volkswagen India Considering New-Gen Polo Based On MQB A0 IN Platform The 6th generation of the Volkswagen Polo made its debut in 2017 and back then we told you that the car will not make its way to India. However, Volkswagen India has confirmed that it is considering......
01:00, 08/17/2019

Mitchell Trubisky and Bears could be in for a terrible fall If sports betting is essentially “arguing with money,” then one of the hottest arguments this summer involves how good, or disappointing, the 2019 Chicago Bears will be in head coach Matt Nagy’s second season. Fresh off a 12-4 campaign and an NFC North championship, Nagy and the Bears visit the New ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Exclusive trailer: 'A Lifetime of Sundays' through the eyes of four NFL female owners The documentary produced by Jane Goodell sheds light on the women who played an integral part in the history of the NFL.        ...
01:34, 08/17/2019

Someone finally figured out that Kerry Washington and Sterling K. Brown should film movies together Per Deadline, the bidding has begun on an action-drama from Leon Chills titled Shadow Force. Kerry Washington and Sterling K. Brown are slated to both star in produce the film that is already being described as a “fresh take on Mr. & Mrs. Smith.” It’s not very often these days that Tinsletown hi...
01:34, 08/17/2019

Jimmy Fallon tries, fails to out-Travolta John Travolta John Travolta’s played many roles, nearly all of which send him way the hell over the top. You can see Danny Zuko’s hair-combing, greaser antics just as clearly as Vincent Vega’s “Elvis-man” ways. Luckily for Jimmy Fallon, he’s a pretty good impressionist, and did pretty well in acting out some Trav...
01:34, 08/17/2019

Ravi Shastri Profile: Facts, Figures As Head Coach Of Indian Cricket Team Ravi Shastri has been in an administrative role with the Indian men's cricket team since 2007, with a few gaps, till he was appointed Team Director in 2016 and then Head Coach after the 2017 ICC......
01:34, 08/17/2019

Air travelers entering US face long delays as CBP computers crash Air travellers entering the US were delayed on Friday after a computer issue prevented customs officials from processing their immigration information. The CBP is reportedly investigating the problem but have yet to identify the cause....
01:34, 08/17/2019

Instagram is testing new Boomerang modes and Layouts in Stories Your Instagram Stories could soon be flooded by a greater variety of Boomerangs than ever before, according to Jane Manchun Wong. The app researcher found evidence that suggests Instagram is developing five new Boomerang modes. One called "Hold" adds......
01:34, 08/17/2019

Xbox confirms Project Scarlett is the only console it has in the works Xbox this week revealed that, contrary to popular rumor, we aren’t going to be getting multiple models of next-generation Xbox after all — meaning there’s no xCloud console in development. We’re also not likely to see cloud gaming consoles for quite some time. A persistent rumor surrounding the next...
02:00, 08/17/2019

A beginner’s guide to cryptocurrency feuds for curious Bitcoin newbies Feuding happens in almost every industry and thanks to social media, normies like me can sit back and watch the juicy fights unfold. The world of cryptocurrency and blockchain is no exception, with many of its figureheads involved in serious squabbles that often span several years. Here’s a quick (b...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Walking Dead Both Got Fined 6 Figures for Fake Emergency Alerts Both Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Walking Dead have been hit with six-figure fines by the Federal Communications Commission for misusing emergency alert system tones. In a statement released Thursday, the FCC announced that it had reached settlements with several companies, including ABC and AMC, that...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Insider Program is go for takeoff Microsoft Flight Simulator has a new development roadmap now that the publisher has opened up the game's Insiders Program, which you can sign up for now.Read More...
02:00, 08/17/2019

The DeanBeat: The gray areas of video game violence and addiction The game industry has focused on countering renewed claims that violent games cause violence, but they should be worried about the gray areas.Read More...
02:00, 08/17/2019

| Nigerian boy stages own kidnap, demands father pay ransom A 15-year-old Nigerian boy has been arrested for demanding a ransom from his father after staging his own kidnap with his friends in central city of Jos, police said Friday....
02:00, 08/17/2019

| First confirmed Ebola cases in DR Congo's South Kivu province The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fatality, the provincial government said....
02:00, 08/17/2019

| WATCH | Zimbabwe police fire teargas, beat demonstrators after court bans opposition protest Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban....
02:00, 08/17/2019

Google Drive will introduce long-asked-for file shortcuts feature Enlarge / Google offers a suite of cloud collaboration services, but Drive is at the heart of it all. (credit: Google) Soon, Google will add one of the most commonly requested features to its Drive file hosting, sharing, and collaboration service: shortcuts. These will allow users to create pointe...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Explosive MTA overtime report leads to epic shouting match at board meeting Labor leaders and a close ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo dueled over the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s bombshell examination of its soaring overtime tab Friday, trading barbs over the causes of the agency’s runaway labor costs. The furious exchanges between the president of the MTA&...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Canadians sour on Trudeau, less popular than Trump Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, once celebrated as the start of a worldwide youth leadership movement, has lost his luster and is now suffering the same level of poor approval ratings that plagued President Trump in his first two years....
02:34, 08/17/2019

Aston Martin: uncertain fate awaits James Bond’s favourite carmaker With share prices at record low, luxury carmaker faces struggle to realise ambitious ‘second century plan’The Aston Martin Lagonda chief executive, Andy Palmer, clearly had his eye on his place in automotive history when he launched a grandiose “second century plan” for the carmaker in 2016. With se...
02:34, 08/17/2019

Peace Road Map for Afghanistan Will Let Taliban Negotiate Women’s Rights Afghanistan must “be free of fear and abuse” under a final peace deal, says the country’s ambassador to Washington. An agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban, for new talks with Kabul, raises concerns that women may lose rights in future Afghan governments....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Thousands Of Travellers Delayed At US Airports By Computer Outage Thousands of travellers at US airports faced delays late on Friday because of an nationwide outage of US Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) processing systems, officials said....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Malaysia Says Can Revoke Zakir Naik's 'Permanent Resident' Status Malaysia can revoke the Permanent Resident (PR) status of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik should it be proven that his actions harmed the country's "well-being", the country's Prime Minister......
03:00, 08/17/2019

I Hate These Chairs I don’t know when this specific chair became the go-to chair of every casual dining establishment in America. I don’t know what they’re called—“bistro” chairs, maybe? What I do know is that I hate them, and I dread their very sight....
03:00, 08/17/2019

ANALYSIS: How Republicans may be at risk of losing the voters they need most The Republican Party can’t afford to lose any support, but Jackson Proskow says it may be on the precipice of turning off a key demographic: suburban voters....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Israel allows U.S. congresswoman’s West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Tlaib said this would likely be the last chance to see her grandmother and that she would respect any restrictions and “not promote boycotts” during her visit....
03:00, 08/17/2019

NYC parents flee to the Amalfi Coast while kids are at camp Every year in late June, swarms of pre-teens are shuttled off to camp in Maine, Pennsylvania and upstate New York. Their parents, though, take a decidedly more glamorous route to rest and relaxation — heading straight to the Amalfi Coast and Capri for their own version of grown-up camp, Italian styl...
03:34, 08/17/2019

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo KINSHASA, Congo — Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, according to the government health ministry. The movement of the potentially deadly disease to a new province highlights the difficulties that health workers...
03:34, 08/17/2019

Clap trap: Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals have snap problem Some officials in the NFL have a problem with the way the Cardinals signal for the ball to be snapped. So, is clapping allowed?       ...
03:34, 08/17/2019

Jets linebacker Avery Williamson out for the season with torn ACL, per reports Avery Williamson was expected to team with C.J. Mosley as a key piece in the middle of the Jets' defense, but now he will miss the entire season.       ...
03:34, 08/17/2019

Why Are These Democrats Too Good for the Senate? Several high-profile Democrats would rather hold on to their low-polling presidential campaigns instead of running for the Senate. Has it lost its appeal?...
03:34, 08/17/2019

Trump Doubles Down on Effort to Push Jewish Voters to G.O.P. After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
03:34, 08/17/2019

Athletic Bilbao 1 Barcelona 0: LaLiga champions fall to defeat after late Aritz Aduriz stunner Aritz Aduriz scored an incredible late winner as Barcelona began their LaLiga title defence with a frustrating 1-0 defeat to Athletic Bilbao at San Mames....
04:00, 08/17/2019

Why Is Apple Flexing on High-end Camera Company Red Over Vague Patents? Apple isn’t afraid of beef, and the latest company on its bad side is Red Digital Cinema. The two companies are currently locked in a lawsuit over one of Red’s RAW codec patents, which Apple is trying to get invalidated. The big question, however, is why Apple is going through the trouble in the fir...
04:00, 08/17/2019

That Man Who Went Viral Claiming He Took a Delta Flight Alone Duped Everyone Vincent Peone’s lucky flight story went viral earlier this week after he posted a video showing how he got his “own private jet” for an apparent trip from Aspen to Salt Lake City after Delta rescheduled his original flight.Read more......
04:00, 08/17/2019

Big Donors Are Pulling Out of Brazil's Amazon Fund; That Could Spell Trouble for the Rainforest Norway and Germany have been helping support the Brazilian government for its efforts to reduce deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest for some 10 years now. These financial rewards—the annual donations to the Amazon Fund, which the Brazilian Development Bank manages—have amounted to nearly $1.3 bil...
04:00, 08/17/2019

U.S. appeals court deals partial setback to Trump rule to curtail asylum A U.S. appeals court on Friday dealt a setback to the Trump administration attempt to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border, but stopped short of applying its decision nationwide....
04:00, 08/17/2019

Where's Cristina? Argentina's fiery ex-president stands back as left scents victory When opposition presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez addressed a crowd of supporters after his landslide victory in Argentina's primary election, there was one notable absence from the stage: former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner....
04:00, 08/17/2019

Fitch, S&P downgrade Argentina debt as default risk grows Ratings agencies Fitch and Standard & Poor's downgraded Argentina's sovereign debt rating on Friday, flagging higher chances of a default in the wake of a shock primary election result that plunged the country into its latest economic crisis....
04:00, 08/17/2019

Firmware security has barely improved over last decade A new survey of over 6,000 firmware images has found no improvement in firmware security over the last 15 years as well as lax security standards for the software running connected devices from Linksys, NETGEAR and other major hardware vendors.The survey was carried out by chief scientist at the Cyb...
05:00, 08/17/2019

iOS 13 beta, release date and feature list iOS 13 will soon be here to fundamentally change up how you use your iPhone every day, and we have been testing the public beta since late June. We have a complete list of iOS 13's features below so you can decide whether you want to get the iOS 13 public beta now or wait for the final ver...
05:00, 08/17/2019

Bayern Munich haunted by Guardiola's ghost in Bundesliga opener Bayern Munich's title defense wasn't meant to begin with a score draw at home to Hertha Berlin. The performance of Niko Kovac's side might leave Borussia Dortmund feeling very optimistic about their chances this season....
05:00, 08/17/2019

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very possibility, and believes it "highly likely," leaked documents suggest....
05:00, 08/17/2019

US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib declines Israel visit over 'oppressive conditions' Israel said that Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank despite her criticism of the government. She has rejected the offer, however, over restrictive conditions around the trip....
05:00, 08/17/2019

Bundesliga rule changes for 2019-20: What you need to know Bundesliga coaches are aghast at new rules that could see them face more disciplinary problems than their players. Other changes are also afoot. Here's our overview of all the key alterations....
05:00, 08/17/2019

How teachers combat high-tech cheating Whether it's a smartphone, earbuds or an Apple Watch, students are using technology to cheat in class. Here's how teachers are trying to stop it.       ...
05:00, 08/17/2019

Scientists stunned after spotting record-shattering supernova Scientists have a pretty good handle on the life cycle of various stars. They know the types of stars that are likely to die in fiery supernova blasts, and they know that not all supernova are created equal. Still, space has many untold secrets, and a new study published in The Astrophysical Journal...
05:00, 08/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's death officially ruled a suicide by New York City's chief medical examiner A medical examiner officially ruled Friday that Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide, refuting conspiracies that the disgraced financier had potentially died of other causes.        ...
05:34, 08/17/2019

Dermstore Anniversary Sale 2019: Your Guide to the Best Deals 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!.......
06:00, 08/17/2019

Teen Mom's Mackenzie McKee Says She's "Freshly Single" After Husband Denies Cheating Rumors Mackenzie McKee is taking a second look at the status of her marriage. On Friday afternoon, the Teen Mom OG star got fans buzzing with her brand-new Instagram post. Despite wearing her......
06:00, 08/17/2019

Dua Lipa and Anwar Hadid's Summer Romance Continues to Heat Up With L.A. Date Things continue to heat up between Dua Lipa and Anwar Hadid, after their romance went international. The 23-year-old British singer and supermodels Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid's......
06:00, 08/17/2019

Kiefer Sutherland postpones shows due to injury making it 'impossible to sing' Kiefer Sutherland told fans he "will do everything I can to make it up to you" when he announced he would need to back out of performances.        ...
06:00, 08/17/2019

Lyrics to Miley Cyrus' new song 'Slide Away' hint at her breakup with Liam Hemsworth Miley Cyrus' first new song since she announced her separation from Liam Hemsworth is here, and it's a nostalgic track called "Slide Away."        ...
06:00, 08/17/2019

Padres star rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. will 'most likely' miss rest of year with back injury Padres standout rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. has a back injury that will likely cost him the rest of this year, manager Andy Green said Friday.       ...
06:34, 08/17/2019

Guerrero, Grichuk power Blue Jays to 7-3 win over Mariners Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Randal Grichuk hit back-to-back home runs, Jacob Waguespack won his third straight decision and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3       ...
06:34, 08/17/2019

Naomi Osaka's knee injury lends uncertainty to US Open Naomi Osaka began retired from her quarterfinal match at the Western & Southern Open, unsure what's going on in the knee. The defending U.S. Open champion is worried about her chances of making another deep run in New York       ...
06:34, 08/17/2019

Boxing great "Mantequilla" Napoles dies at 79 Jose "Mantequilla" Napoles, the Hall of Famer Mexican boxer who was a two-time welterweight world champion, has died at 79       ...
06:34, 08/17/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimbabwe to ‘stop cracking down’ on protesters; Iran urged to release women jailed for protesting veiling laws; and new human rights agreement on environmen...
06:34, 08/17/2019

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, while increasing protection for people and the places where they live, across the world. ...
06:34, 08/17/2019

California leads latest lawsuit against Trump’s ‘public charge’ immigration rule California and three other states filed a lawsuit Friday that challenges the Trump administration’s so-called “public charge” rule, which strengthens federal officials’ ability to deny green cards to immigrants who rely on government aid....
07:00, 08/17/2019

California gun rights group look to overturn state ban on assault weapons A gun-rights group in San Diego sued Thursday to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, citing an earlier court victory that overturned the state’s ban on high-capacity magazines.  ...
07:00, 08/17/2019

Why do parents forget their children in parked, hot cars? A 2-year-old child was found dead inside a parked car in Kansas on Sunday — marking the ninth such death in the country in the three-week span since a New York dad made national headlines for accidentally leaving his twins in a hot car for hours....
07:00, 08/17/2019

Greenland to Trump: Thanks, But We’re Not For Sale (TASIILAQ, Greenland) — Greenlanders are giving Donald Trump the cold shoulder. Although amused, they’re definitely not warming up to the U.S. president’s talk of buying the semiautonomous Danish territory. “We see it as an expression of greater interest in investing in our c...
07:00, 08/17/2019

Rashida Tlaib's West Bank family: Ban shows reality of 'occupation' U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's family in a West Bank village told UPI on Friday they can't bear to tell her 90-year-old grandmother that the congresswoman is not coming to visit....
08:00, 08/17/2019

Syfy blows up Krypton Despite myriad warnings from all those more thoughtful and cautious types who could see that the planet/series was hurtling for disaster—i.e., anyone who actually watched the dang thing, and saw its viewership numbers plunge beneath the sub-500,000 mark—the TV show Krypton met with an untimely fate ...
08:00, 08/17/2019

For Burberry, China Is No Longer Ripe for the Picking It isn’t an easy time for companies that depend on selling expensive products to Chinese consumers. Trench-coat maker Burberry is particularly exposed to the chill winds blowing from Asia....
08:34, 08/17/2019

Trump and Netanyahu Put Bipartisan Support for Israel at Risk After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
09:00, 08/17/2019

Evidence found of Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem Archaeologists excavating on Mount Zion in Jerusalem have uncovered evidence of the Babylonian conquest of the city, appearing to confirm a Biblical account of its destruction....
09:00, 08/17/2019

‘You ugly!!!’: Airport guard fired for slipping mean note to random traveler It looks like the TSA is hiring the cast of “Mean Girls” now. A traveler passing through security at Rochester International Airport got an unexpected sick burn from an employee — when she handed him a folded-up note that said, “You ugly!!!” Neal Strassner, 40, said he was handed the small, folded-u...
09:00, 08/17/2019

U.S. removes some Chinese furniture, modems from planned 10% tariffs The Trump administration is sparing some Chinese-made household furniture, baby items and internet modems and routers from its next rounds of 10% tariffs, it said on Friday....
09:34, 08/17/2019

Romesh Ranganathan: I’d love to take on my kids at Fortnite. But I have no idea how it works Mastering Fortnite would make me the coolest dad, but I can’t even work out the controlsThe game Fortnite has just started its 10th season, and my children have become impossible to understand. They say things like: “There’s been a drop near the eye of the storm,” and “This guy using the Twistie ski...
09:34, 08/17/2019