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Smartphone bogged down? A little maintenance can go a long way Smartphone maintenance can be as simple as cleaning out your apps, installing updates and watching your battery use. Follow these seven steps.       ...
12:51, 09/19/2019

Latest parent charged in college admissions scandal arrested in Spain, to be extradited to US A woman accused of paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit has become the 52nd person charged in a sweeping college admissions bribery scheme, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday....
13:17, 09/19/2019

2 Chicago gangbangers executed 9-year-old in revenge killing against his father's rival gang: prosecutors Two reputed Chicago gang members allegedly executed a 9-year-old boy in broad daylight because they sought revenge on the child’s father’s rival gang that they blamed for gunning down family members, prosecutors said Tuesday....
13:17, 09/19/2019

Crew member who survived California dive boat fire files lawsuit against owner: report A crew member who was on the dive boat that caught fire off the Southern California coast earlier this month reportedly sued the boat’s owner and the dive charter company, claiming the boat was not properly maintained and employees lacked proper training....
13:17, 09/19/2019

2 California middle school students arrested after 'sucker punch' leaves third in critical condition: reports Two California middle school students had been arrested and a third was left in critical condition after he was allegedly sucker punched during a fight that broke out on-campus Monday, according to reports....
13:17, 09/19/2019

Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Trump warns US could 'do some dastardly things' as he steps up retaliation threat Donald Trump has warned that the US could "do some dastardly things" as he stepped up his treat of retaliation over the recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities....
13:19, 09/19/2019

Jets' Adams calls NFL 'a damn joke' for fining him Jets safety Jamal Adams, fined $21,506 for a roughing the passer penalty against Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, blasted the NFL in a tweet Wednesday night....
13:20, 09/19/2019

Panghal, Kaushik Eye Maiden Final Berths At World Boxing Championships Amit Panghal will take on Kazakhstan's Saken Bibossinov in the World Boxing Championships semi-finals on Friday while Manish Kaushik will face Cuban top seed Andy Gomez Cruz....
13:20, 09/19/2019

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Trial Ends With Acquittals of 3 Executives The verdict makes it likely that no one will be held criminally responsible for the 2011 meltdown in Japan, which caused damage that could linger for generations....
13:51, 09/19/2019

Wilson's Triniti Tennis Ball Looks Like a Straight Sets Win For the Environment If you walk to your nearest public tennis courts, you’ll probably find a smattering of discarded balls that have been used once, as well as a bunch of discarded plastic cans and metal lids that are probably destined for landfills at best, or like, the local river or whatever at worst....
13:51, 09/19/2019

Where twins are worshiped -- and murdered About 50 miles north of Lagos lies Igbo-Ora, a sleepy rural town of about 92,000 citizens. Igbo-Ora is peopled by members of the Yoruba tribe, which makes up around 21% of the Nigeria's population....
13:51, 09/19/2019

Banks rallied on a Fed cut, and that's a 'very positive' sign, Jim Cramer says Investors bought bank stocks because there's a chance the Federal Reserve's interest rate cut may "put an end to this artificially inverted yield curve," Jim Cramer says....
13:51, 09/19/2019

'Link's Awakening' on Switch doesn't ruin the formula of an all-time classic Link's Awakening is a weird Zelda game that wears its quirks on its sleeve. It started life as a port of the SNES title A Link to the Past but morphed into a unique game that debuted on the Game Boy back in 1993. And, 26 years later, it's still an in......
14:18, 09/19/2019

Max Mara's spring/ summer 2020 show devised a wardrobe for a female 007 This was a collection designed to provide its wearer with an armour against everyday life, whether she's battling her commute or kicking ass in the boardroom....
14:18, 09/19/2019

Foodie Monsters Eat Their Way to Friendship in This Adorable Stop-Motion Tale Nothing brings friends together like a shared meal—but what happens when one friend does all the cooking, and then the other proceeds to gobble everything down without sharing? Tsuneo Goda’s wonderful stop-motion tale Mogu & Perol digs into this dicey situation.Read more......
14:51, 09/19/2019

NY Times reporters claim Kavanaugh offered interview if they said it never happened Two New York Times reporters​ claim Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh agreed to be interviewed for their book under the condition that they say he didn’t speak with him. Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly, the authors of “The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation,” speaking...
14:51, 09/19/2019

Ex-Tepco bosses cleared over Fukushima nuclear disaster A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl in 1986....
14:51, 09/19/2019

Gantz party rejects Netanyahu's offer of Israeli unity gov't The centrist party of Israeli election challenger Benny Gantz rejected on Thursday an offer by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to join forces in a governing coalition under the incumbent....
14:51, 09/19/2019

Interpol detected foreign terrorist fighters in the Mediterranean Interpol said on Thursday it has detected more than a dozen suspected foreign terrorist fighters traveling across the Mediterranean during one of its coordinated maritime border operations....
14:51, 09/19/2019

Body Snatchers, the Cemetery Entrepreneurs of the 18th and 19th Centuries Anatomists of the 18th and 19th centuries faced a dreadful predicament in that they lacked what would today be called ‘educational aids’.  They needed cadavers to dissect.   ...
14:52, 09/19/2019

Surprise Discovery That Ancient Tin Ingots Found in Israel Came From England Researchers have made an astonishing discovery that is transforming our understanding of the Bronze Age. They have established that ancient tin ingots found in Israel actually came from what is now modern-day Britain.  ...
14:52, 09/19/2019

US backs Saudi 'right to defend itself,' Iran warns of 'all-out war' The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described attacks on Saudi oil facilities as an "act of war" by Iran. Tehran has denied a role in the attacks and said a military strike against Iran would end in "all-out war."...
15:17, 09/19/2019

Project Miroslava reveals web of organized crime and political corruption behind journalist's murder Project Miroslava reveals new background on a murdered Mexican journalist's investigations into corruption and organized crime — and sends the message that even if a journalist is killed, these stories will not die. ...
15:17, 09/19/2019

Taliban takes responsibility for deadly Afghanistan hospital bombing A suicide truck bomber devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan, leaving 20 dead and up to 100 injured. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack....
15:17, 09/19/2019

Austria deals first blow to EU-Mercosur trade pact Austrian lawmakers have rejected an EU-Mercosur trade deal, putting the fate of project in question. Several European states have raised concerns about the South American trade agreement and the environment....
15:17, 09/19/2019

Process Of Cancelling Land Right Of Robert Vadra's Firm Started: Official The Haryana government has begun the process of cancelling the licence given to Robert Vadra's Skylight Hospitality to develop land that was later transferred to realty major DLF for Rs 58 crore, a......
15:18, 09/19/2019

Yogi Adityanath's Claims Questioned As Rape Survivors Fight For Justice Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, today listed the "safety of women and girls" as a priority for his government, at a time two major cases involving accused linked to the ruling......
15:18, 09/19/2019

Pelosi’s Drug Plan Would Let U.S. Negotiate Prices of 250 Medications Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveils her bill to fight high prescription drug pricing, which could prod the Senate and the White House to act on a popular but elusive cause....
15:51, 09/19/2019

School Shooting Hoodies Draw Outrage From Survivors A New York street wear company showcased sweatshirts last week featuring bullet holes and the names of schools where students have been killed in mass shootings....
15:51, 09/19/2019

Iowa officials claim confusion over scope led to arrest of pen-testers Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa courthouse, the site of a penetration test gone wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0) In a post to the Iowa Judicial Branch website today, a spokesperson for the state's court administration released redacted images of the documents associated wi...
15:51, 09/19/2019

Iran’s Foreign Minister Vows ‘All-Out War’ if U.S. or Saudis Strike “We don’t want war,” Mohammad Javad Zarif told CNN, “but we won’t blink to defend our territory.” U.S. and Saudi officials have blamed Iran for an attack on Saudi oil facilities....
15:51, 09/19/2019

Netanyahu, Like His Foe, Calls for Unity Government, but Conflicts Remain The prime minister called on his rival, Benny Gantz, to meet right away, in a dramatic bid to remain in power. His opponents say it may just be posturing....
15:51, 09/19/2019

Iran says 'all out war' could result from U.S. military action Iranian foreign minister promised Thursday that any military action by the United States or Saudi Arabia in response to oil attacks last weekend would cause "all out war."...
15:51, 09/19/2019

Netanyahu appeals to direct rival to form unity government as prospect of third election looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appealed to his direct rival to form a unity government as the country’s two main parties remained deadlocked at the end of an unprecedented second election, with the prospect of a third looming Thursday....
15:51, 09/19/2019

Mars orbiter captures crazy photo of planet’s North Pole The Mars we’ve often seen in photos from rovers and orbiters is dry, dusty and barren, but there are parts of the planet that, when viewed separately, could trick you into thinking you’re looking at a totally foreign alien land. The latest snapshot captured by the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter fit...
16:17, 09/19/2019

Antonio Banderas says ex-wife Melanie Griffith is 'one of my best friends' During an interview with Vulture, Antonio Banderas, 59, gushed about ex-wife Melanie Griffith, 62, who he was married to from 1996 to 2015.        ...
16:18, 09/19/2019

Torrential rains from storm Imelda submerge parts of southeast Texas Dangerous flash floods inundated parts of southeastern Texas on Thursday as Tropical Depression Imelda dumped the last of its rains, with the National Hurricane Center predicting rain totals up to 35 inches (89 cm) in some coastal areas....
16:51, 09/19/2019

Huawei Mate 30 Pro release date, price and features The Huawei Mate 30 Pro has been officially announced, and it's arrived alongside the Huawei Mate 30.It's the Mate 30 Pro which is the more interesting of the duo, boasting a higher-resolution display, bigger battery and more advanced camera features.In total Huawei announced four new smart...
16:51, 09/19/2019

Hurry! Today is the last day to get cheap fibre broadband deals from Vodafone For a while now, Vodafone has been running a deal you really can't say no to, its fastest fibre broadband deal for the same price as its regular package. But now its looking like that incredible offer will finally be coming to an end.Vodafone has stated on its site that prices will be changing ...
16:51, 09/19/2019

Here's the world’s cheapest laptop but it comes with a fatal flaw At $120, the Thomson X5 Neo 10 is the cheapest laptop in the world (at least till Black Friday 2019), but there is a reason why. It uses the bare minimum in terms of hardware to meet the requirements of Windows 10.Available in black or white, the laptop is powered by a three-year-old Intel Atom proc...
16:51, 09/19/2019

OnePlus TV remote design is inspired by OnePlus 3, says CEO Pete Lau In just a week from now, OnePlus will be making its gala entrance into the smart television segment with the OnePlus TV. The company's CEO Pete Lau has been dropping hints and teasers about the TV-- its design, the hardware inside, services that will be offered, from a long time now.The latest ...
16:51, 09/19/2019

Skullcandy's Crusher ANC headphones take bass to the extreme Skullcandy has announced a new version of its popular wireless Crusher headphones, which have been updated to include active noise cancelation and Skullcandy's patented Sensory Bass technology. According to the company, the Skullcandy Crusher ANC headphones provide "bass you can measure in...
16:51, 09/19/2019

The Dolphins Are Tanking. There's No Proof It Will Work. The Miami Dolphins’ plan to get better is to get even worse. There’s just one minor red flag with this approach. There’s no proof that tanking works in the NFL....
17:34, 09/19/2019

CO2 goals to complicate PSA, Renault labor talks Renault and PSA Group face a potential stand-off with French workers worried that an industry drive to meet EU emissions targets will fuel demands for concessions in upcoming labor negotiations....
17:34, 09/19/2019

The New Walmart Credit Card Is Only Useful for 12 Months Walmart has two new credit cards launching next week, both promising big rewards for fans of the retailer. But the cash-back credit card scene is super competitive right now, and one big catch to Walmart’s rewards program makes it only a so-so choice if you’re considering opening a new card before t...
17:34, 09/19/2019

Fed Adds $75 Billion to Financial System in Third Repo Transaction This Week The Federal Reserve Bank of New York added $75 billion to the financial system, using the market for overnight repurchase agreements, or repo, to relieve funding pressure in money markets....
17:35, 09/19/2019

A Brad Pitt movie and this prog-rock band share the same name On Oct. 8, fans in New York City will line up to watch Ad Astra. Only instead of Brad Pitt in a space caper, they’ll get four guys from the tri-state area playing noodly prog-rock/fusion jams. What happens when the seemingly obscure name of your band suddenly shares a title with a big mainstream Hol...
17:35, 09/19/2019

McConnell backs election security amendment after facing criticism Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he is backing an amendment to improve election security after Senate Democrats slammed him for blocking bipartisan election legislation. The amendment, as part of an appropriations package, provides an additional $250 million to the Trump administ...
18:00, 09/19/2019

Amish men escape after being pulled over for drinking and driving in horse and buggy Picture this: Two Amish men drinking alcoholic beverages while operating a horse and buggy carrying a 12-pack of Michelob Ultra and outfitted with a giant stereo system....
18:34, 09/19/2019

Washington Monument reopens with first lady Melania Trump cutting ribbon The Washington Monument reopened after a three-year closure for repairs on the aging obelisk. FLOTUS Melania Trump was there to help cut the ribbon.        ...
18:34, 09/19/2019

'Progress' as Britain shares partial plans with EU to break Brexit deadlock Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he thinks progress is being made, after Britain submitted written documents to the EU to try to break the Brexit deadlock....
18:34, 09/19/2019

Stock of Olive Garden's parent tumbles 3% after revenue miss Shares of Darden Restaurants fell as much as 5% Thursday morning after the parent company of Olive Garden reported slower-than-expected sales growth....
18:34, 09/19/2019

A new Hollister store is coming to Herald Square in New York as the retailer thinks smaller A new Hollister store is coming later this month to New York, right down the block from Macy's, Target and Victoria's Secret in the busy Herald Square shopping district....
18:34, 09/19/2019

Accused American Airlines saboteur denied bail as judge cites evidence of terrorist sympathies A federal judge cited new evidence of potential terrorism sympathies Wednesday in denying bail for a longtime mechanic charged with sabotaging an American Airlines jetliner that prosecutors say could have caused it to crash with 150 people aboard....
18:34, 09/19/2019

The winner of 'America's Got Talent' Season 14 is... Judge Simon Cowell called it one of the best seasons ever and on Wednesday night, "America's Got Talent" crowned one of its most popular contestants....
18:34, 09/19/2019

'American Horror Story: 1984' frightens fans with portrayal of real-life serial killer Richard Ramirez "American Horror Story: 1984" is turning up the fright level by featuring a plot line that includes real-life serial killer Richard Ramirez, also known as "the Night Stalker," in the new season....
18:34, 09/19/2019

'Ad Astra' launches Brad Pitt into cerebral sci-fi realm Add "Ad Astra" to the shrinking ranks of cerebral science fiction, a movie that explores the great mysteries against an epic interstellar backdrop. Yet the movie works as well as it does thanks largely to its human component -- specifically, Brad Pitt as the intrepid, emotionally aloof astronaut who...
18:34, 09/19/2019

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn's wife dies at 80 Dr. Emily England Clyburn, wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, passed away on Thursday. She was 80 years old.Emily Clyburn — known as "Dr. Em" to many — was an esteemed librarian and political activist who played a key role in her husband's political career. The House will adjourn on Monday so ...
19:00, 09/19/2019

This is almost certainly not what Denisovans looked like A team has used DNA from an ancient fingerbone to predict what our extinct cousins the Denisovans looked like but the method is unlikely to be accurate...
19:00, 09/19/2019

The wearable LEX chair lets you sit where you want – but will it catch on? A pair of aluminium legs that you strap to your bum could be the solution for people who find there are not enough chairs in the world. As long as they don’t mind looking ridiculousOn Wednesday night, the Tech Insider Twitter account made a simple statement: “This wearable chair could change how we ...
19:00, 09/19/2019

Sesh, Caulrophobia Among New Words Added To Merriam-Webster If you are an ardent user of terms like ''sesh'', ''vacay'', or even ''tallboy'', you are now free to express yourself even better as these words, along with others, have made it to the......
19:34, 09/19/2019

Electric vehicle startup Rivian gets a jolt from big Amazon.com van order Electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive LLC got a big boost from one of its investors on Thursday when Amazon.com announced it was ordering 100,000 electric delivery vans....
19:34, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 1-S.Africa's debt-ridden Cell C worthless, biggest shareholders say Payments company Net1 UEPS Technologies said on Thursday it had written down to zero the value of its stake in South Africa's third-largest mobile network, Cell C, alongside the carrier's largest shareholder, Blue Label Telecoms....
19:34, 09/19/2019

CORRECTED-Aviation watchdog may ask Boeing to set up 737 MAX simulators in India India's aviation safety regulator may ask Boeing to set up simulators in India to train pilots on the 737 MAX planes once it clears the aircraft as safe for flying, a senior official with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
19:34, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 3-Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the company to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said part of that pledge is an order for 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up the online retailer has invested in....
19:34, 09/19/2019

Indonesia is about to pass a law that would criminalize sex outside of marriage Indonesia is set to pass a highly controversial new penal code that would criminalize consensual sex outside of marriage and effectively outlaw same-sex relations, in a move human rights groups have criticized as a violation of basic freedoms....
19:34, 09/19/2019

Jacinda Ardern confuses Japan for China during Tokyo trip New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has just kicked off her first official trip to Japan as leader. Unfortunately for her, she appeared to confuse it for China on arrival....
19:34, 09/19/2019

Shares of Ping Identity jump 25% in U.S. market debut Shares of Ping Identity Holding Corp jumped 25% in their market debut on Thursday, giving the identity software company a market value of about $1.46 billion....
19:34, 09/19/2019

Airbnb plans stock market splash in 2020 In a short statement posted on its website on Thursday, Airbnb did not give any details on how it plans to list its shares, although it is widely expected to take a direct-listing route....
19:34, 09/19/2019

Digital sports platform DAZN reaches distribution deal with Comcast Media and communications company Comcast Corp has agreed to a distribution deal with digital global sports provider DAZN Group, further blurring the line between traditional television operators and the streaming services that have disrupted them....
19:34, 09/19/2019

India's Eros Now ties up with Microsoft's Azure platform India's Eros Now said on Thursday it is tying up with Microsoft's Azure cloud platform to host and stream its digital video offerings, in a boost to the U.S. software giant's push to expand in the Indian market....
19:34, 09/19/2019

Russia hands Google small fine for advert infraction Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service said on Thursday it had fined Google 100,000 roubles ($1,560) for circulating adverts for financial services by Ali Trade, a company it said did not have the required license for such activity....
19:34, 09/19/2019

As Iran Gets Tough, Trump Seeks a Deal As President Donald Trump weighed how to respond to a Sept. 14 drone and missile attack on Saudi oil facilities, which temporarily cut the kingdom’s output in half and roiled markets, he had several options. One, U.S. officials briefed on the White House deliberations tell TIME, was familiar: ...
19:34, 09/19/2019

Israelis Are Contending With the Prospect of a Third Poll Just Days After Voting JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis were contending with the prospect of a third election on Thursday, two days after an unprecedented repeat election left the country’s two main political parties deadlocked, with neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor his rivals holding a clear path to a c...
19:34, 09/19/2019

Chris and Jason are playing (for exactly 15 minutes) the remake of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awake Chris and Jason are playing (for exactly 15 minutes) the remake of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. Join us in the chat for this brief stream!...
19:34, 09/19/2019

19 Things You Can Do in iOS 13 That You Couldn't Before Happy iOS 13 day! If you’ve got an iPhone 6s or something newer, get ready for your iOS 13 update, which will roll out today. We’ve seen beta releases and on-stage demos, but here’s the definitive list of all the new features and settings you can now play around with on your phone....
19:34, 09/19/2019

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening: The Kotaku Review The best feeling you can possibly feel while playing a video game is the act of swinging a sword in Zelda. I came to this conclusion recently, while playing the new remake of Link’s Awakening and trying to pinpoint exactly what it is that makes me love Zelda games so much. The answer, I think, is th...
19:34, 09/19/2019

Global growth is set to hit a 10-year low as Trump's trade war drags down economy Reuters/Carlos Barria Global growth is expected to slow this year to a pace not seen since the financial crisis, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Thursday. The US-China trade dispute has increasingly threatened the outlook in the largest economies and elsewhere. "The ...
19:34, 09/19/2019

| Nigeria army shuts aid group office in conflict zone: NGO staff The Nigerian army has shut down the office of NGO Action Against Hunger in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, staff says, as six of its employees remain held hostage by jihadists....
20:00, 09/19/2019

| WATCH | Nigeria becomes Africa's staging ground for illegal pangolin trade with Asia Porous borders, lax law enforcement, corruption and one of Africa's biggest ports has helped criminal networks in Nigeria corner most of the African trade in pangolins, considered to be the world's most trafficked mammal....
20:00, 09/19/2019

No Stressed MSMEs To Be Declared Bad Loan: Finance Minister At a press conference after meeting PSU bank heads, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said there already exists a circular from the Reserve Bank that provides for stressed loan accounts of MSMEs not......
20:01, 09/19/2019

SBI Now Pays These Interest Rates On Fixed Deposits Up To Rs 2 Crore State Bank of India (SBI) interest rates: The country's largest bank currently pays interest at the rates of 4.50-6.50 per cent on fixed deposits up to Rs 2 crore to the public, and 5-7 per cent to......
20:01, 09/19/2019

No Rise In Mukesh Ambani's Stake In Company, Says Reliance Industries The clarification comes as reports suggested that Mukesh Ambani increased his stake in RIL after Reliance Services and Holdings, an Ambani firm, acquired 17.18 crore equity shares, or 2.71 per cent......
20:01, 09/19/2019

Finally, the first day of fall! Monday is the autumn equinox and here's what that actually means Put away the flip-flops and break out the leggings: The first day of fall is Sept. 23, 2019. But don't turn the clocks back quite yet.       ...
20:01, 09/19/2019

Shane Gillis jokes Trump would be 'funniest' president to 'see get shot' in first stand-up after 'SNL' axing Shane Gillis joked that Donald Trump would be "the funniest" president "to see get shot" in his first return to stand-up after the comic was fired from "Saturday Night Live" earlier this week....
20:01, 09/19/2019

Armani sees airy spring for Emporio line, Fendi picks earthy tones in Milan Italian designer Giorgio Armani chose a light breezy silhouette for his Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, picking soft colours and loose cuts for the brand’s spring line....
20:01, 09/19/2019

Despite progress in childbirth safety, one woman or baby dies every 11 seconds Childbirth survival rates are now a “staggering success” compared with the year 2000, but one pregnant woman - or her child - still dies every 11 seconds from largely preventable causes, UN health experts said on Thursday....
20:01, 09/19/2019

Fans rejoice over Beyonce's absolutely flawless new wax figure: 'Y'all did THAT' "Finally a Beyoncé wax figure that doesn’t look like Shakira or Scarlett Johansson," a person wrote of the new addition to Madame Tussauds London.        ...
20:34, 09/19/2019

Here’s an easy way to find out how much money you’ve wasted on Amazon Amazon, our favorite online shopping mall, has slowly but surely turned us into a meticulously controlled herd of online shopping addicts. So much so, that we’re even willing to pay the behemoth $119 per year for the ‘full’ shopping experience. These Prime members, over 100 million in total in the U...
20:35, 09/19/2019

You watch TV; it watches back: How smart TVs track what’s on our screens In our latest privacy experiment, we examined how four of the most popular TV brands record what we watch. And they’re doing it because, legally speaking, tens of millions of us gave our permission....
20:35, 09/19/2019

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces new ‘Climate Pledge’ ahead of employee protests The pledge would require companies to implement decarbonization strategies in line with the Paris agreement and calls on signatories to be at net zero carbon across their businesses by 2040....
20:35, 09/19/2019

The Avengers discover a new superhero team in this Strikeforce #1 exclusive One of the big rites of passage for superhero writers is the First Team Book, giving them the opportunity to build an ensemble that shows what kinds of characters they gravitate toward. Tini Howard became a Marvel exclusive earlier this year, and next week, she reaches the First Team Book milestone ...
20:35, 09/19/2019

The Goldfinch's Aneurin Barnard on the internet's love affair with Finn Wolfhard In The Goldfinch, Aneurin Barnard and Finn Wolfhard play the same guy—Boris, a Ukrainian kid who’s moved around a lot and befriends Theo while living in a desolate subdivision outside Las Vegas. Wolfhard plays the teenage version, while Barnard plays the grown up, slightly more hardened version....
20:35, 09/19/2019

Things have gotten extremely ugly between the Carter brothers Once upon a time, the Carter brothers—Nick, from the Backstreet Boys, and Aaron, slayer of Shaq—were at the top of what could have been a minor musical dynasty. (They even had their own single-season reality show, the brass ring of American musical success.) But time makes increasingly, unrelentingl...
20:35, 09/19/2019

Mark-Paul Gosselaar thinks it's a little weird he wasn't approached about the Saved By The Bell revival Wherever you fall on the ethics of Saved By The Bell’s Zack Morris—Well-meaning doofus? Total scumbag? Malevolent time traveler?—it’s hard to deny that he’s a central part of the show’s structure. As played by Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Zack was the smugly smiling face of Bayside High, having presumably m...
20:35, 09/19/2019

This Is the Only Way to Throw Away Dirty Tissues The bad news is, I’ve been disposing of my son’s dirty, germy tissues wrong for the whole first half of his childhood. The good news is, some things are about to change around here....
20:35, 09/19/2019

Belgian F-16 crew ejects, one dangles on power line until saved A Belgian F-16 pilot left dangling by parachute from power lines and his crewmate have survived a crash in western France. They had ejected when their jet’s wing clipped a rural house. No one ended up hurt....
20:35, 09/19/2019

Fewer German women are taking the pill A survey published on Thursday showed that fewer German women were taking the birth control pill than before, with condoms becoming more popular. The pill has been associated with health risks in recent years....
20:35, 09/19/2019

Marina Abramovic in Belgrade: A long-awaited homecoming With her retrospective show "The Cleaner" having its symbolic climax in the city where her career began, the celebrated performance artist is exhibiting in her hometown for the first time in nearly 50 years....
20:35, 09/19/2019

Brownface images come back to haunt Canada's Trudeau Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized after a photo emerged of him in brownface makeup in 2001. Two images of separate incidents have since been released, coming the week after he launched his election campaign....
20:35, 09/19/2019

ER at 25: a matter of life, death – and George Clooney In 1994, the doctors and nurses crashed through the doors of County General to save patient after bloody patient – and save the world from all the tedious TV that came before!ER is 25 years old. And this means you should all drop whatever you’re doing now and dedicate the next 331 hours of your life...
21:00, 09/19/2019

Emmys 2019 predictions: who will win, and who should win? Another competitive year pits old favorites against critically acclaimed upstarts. Will there be a Game of Thrones victory lap? Will Fleabag upset Veep?The Emmys conversation is dominated, of course, by Game of Thrones, HBO’s decade-defining, lavish fantasy epic that wrapped after eight sprawling se...
21:00, 09/19/2019

MAGA Millions: Kanye West Named Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Act of 2019 After pledging allegiance to his lord and savior Donald Trump, Kanye West earned the eternal scorn of the black community and it’s been a bumpy ride ever since....
21:00, 09/19/2019

Inclusive Language: Merriam-Webster Gives New—and Nonbinary—Meaning to the Word ‘They’ To paraphrase an LGBTQ activist catchphrase, “‘They’ are here, ‘they’ are queer and ‘they’ aren’t going anywhere”—at least, when it comes to a new, nonbinary definition of the word “they,” as announced by the editors at Merriam-Webster....
21:00, 09/19/2019

U.S. stocks are near all-time highs while the OECD predicts the weakest growth in a decade and finan U.S. stocks are near all-time highs while the OECD predicts the weakest growth in a decade and financial officers expect a recession next year and one of the world’s top investors has “sounded the alarm about the state of the world’s economy.” DON’T worry—stress is the real killer....
21:00, 09/19/2019

Trump's Attacks on the Homeless Are Getting More and More Unhinged President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on both homeless people and the state of California on Wednesday. He told reporters that homeless people in San Francisco are polluting the ocean with used needles. He also said that the Environmental Protection Agency would issue the city a violation for...
21:00, 09/19/2019

Amazon Orders 100,000 Electric Delivery Vans as Part of Efforts To Reduce Emissions (NEW YORK) — Amazon, which delivers more than 10 billion items a year on fuel-guzzling planes, vans and trucks, vowed Thursday to cut the amount of damage it does to the environment and report its greenhouse gas emissions regularly. The online shopping giant has been facing pressure from its o...
21:00, 09/19/2019

Thousands of Patients Have Been Sued by Nonprofit Hospitals Over Unpaid Bills. Now They Are Fighting Back Over the past few months, several hospitals have announced major changes to their financial assistance policies, including curtailing the number of lawsuits they file against low-income patients unable to pay their medical bills. Investigative reports have spurred the moves, and they prompted criti...
21:00, 09/19/2019

New taser alternative will let police pretend to be Spider-Man Police shootings tend to dominate headlines wherever and whenever they happen, and rightfully so, but sometimes “less-than-lethal” weapons like tasers end up being equally deadly. The powerful jolt meant to subdue a suspect can often prove lethal, and police trying to defuse a situation ...
22:17, 09/19/2019

watchOS 6 to Release Today: How to Download and Install watchOS 6 is expected to debut shortly after the release of iOS 13 in India. Here's how you can download the latest watchOS update on your Apple Watch....
22:17, 09/19/2019

Todd Snyder opens a menswear shop in Tribeca’s former ‘Liquor Store’ It’s unusual for a new retail space to feel like a homecoming. But when American menswear designer Todd Snyder (whose fans include the Rock, Nick Jonas and Armie Hammer) steps into his new Tribeca shop, the nostalgia flows freely. “I was here way back in the day when J.Crew opened the space in 2008,...
22:20, 09/19/2019

Marquez warns Moto2 precedent set at Misano could hit MotoGP MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez has warned race direction about the precedent set by the decision not to penalise Misano Moto2 race winner Augusto Fernandez...
22:20, 09/19/2019

Ticktum gets first race outing since Red Bull exit in F3 level series Two-time Macau Grand Prix winner Dan Ticktum is to return to racing this weekend for the first time since he was dropped by the Red Bull Junior programme...
22:20, 09/19/2019

Teen identified after fatal shooting on Tucson’s south side TUCSON — Tucson police have identified the teenager who was killed after a shooting on the city’s south side. Officers responded to South Avenida Selva Del Ocote, near Campbell Avenue and Drexel Road, for reports of an unresponsive male on the road Wednesday morning. Police say 15-year-o...
22:21, 09/19/2019

Border Patrol agents arrest Mexican national wanted for murder and rape TUCSON – A Mexican national wanted for murder in Mexico and rape in Oregon was arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents. Tucson Sector agents caught three men after they reportedly crossed the border illegally through a mountainous area outside Nogales. After agents did a records check they learn...
22:21, 09/19/2019

DIGGING DEEPER: Neighborhood nightmare as residents face crime surge TUCSON – What was once considered to be a nice quiet neighborhood, has started to turn into a haven for homeless people. The crime rate has also skyrocketed, and residents are up in arms. They told the Digging Deeper team that their neighborhood is becoming dangerous, and they are tired of con...
22:21, 09/19/2019

Novartis halts distribution of Zantac heartburn medication due to contaminant NBC – Novartis AG’s Sandoz unit said on Wednesday it was halting distribution of its versions of the drug commonly known as Zantac in all its markets, including the United States and Canada, after contaminants were found in the heartburn drug. The Swiss drugmaker’s steps follow an ...
22:21, 09/19/2019

Referee who forced New Jersey high school wrestler to cut dreadlocks gets suspension NBC — The referee who made a New Jersey high school wrestler cut his dreadlocks right before a match in order to be allowed to compete — a case that ignited debate over abuse of power and cultural bias — has been suspended from his position for two years, state officials announced Wednesday. T...
22:21, 09/19/2019

A common numbing medication turned a woman’s blood blue NBC — A 25-year-old woman in Rhode Island gave new meaning to the phrase “feeling blue” when she developed a rare and sometimes fatal condition called methemoglobinemia that turned her blood a deep shade of navy blue. The woman, whose case was described Wednesday in the New England Journal of ...
22:21, 09/19/2019

City of Tucson: Recycling switching to every other week starting Sept. 30 TUCSON – The City of Tucson will change residential recycling collection form every week to every other week beginning Sept. 30. The day of the week for collection will not change. There will be no changes to trash collection. According to the city,  the market for recycling commodities has dropped ...
22:21, 09/19/2019

KFC testing fried chicken and glazed donut sandwich Chicken & Donut sandwich SOURCE: KFC via WLWT (WLWT) – For anyone who has ever eaten fried chicken and thought, “This is pretty good, but what it could really use is a glazed doughnut” — well, now is your time. KFC is testing its newest menu item, Chicken & Donuts, which will being...
22:21, 09/19/2019

You can get paid $1,300 if you watch 13 Stephen King movies by Halloween This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise in New Line Cinema’s horror thriller “It: Chapter 2.” (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP) Do you like Stephen King’s movies? If so, then this challenge is for you. USDish.com is paying one lucky person $1,300 to wa...
22:21, 09/19/2019

Airbnb Says It Plans to Go Public in 2020 Making a public statement about a stock market debut in a particular year is unusual among technology start-ups, which typically keep their plans secret....
23:00, 09/19/2019

Kobe Bryant talks investing Ex-NBA star Kobe Bryant, now a business executive, and Jeff Stibel, both co founders of Bryant Stibel, talk investing.       ...
23:00, 09/19/2019

Jon Bostic is the voice of a Redskins defense scrambling for answers Washington's linebacker is responsible for making defensive play calls and pre-snap adjustments. Linguistics experts say his voice is up to the task....
23:00, 09/19/2019

Bus carrying singer Josh Turner’s road crew crashes, 1 dead A tour bus carrying members of the road crew for country singer Josh Turner plunged off a cliff in central California, killing one person and injuring seven others, authorities said Thursday....
23:00, 09/19/2019

Boxing supremo Eddie Hearn goes full ‘David Brent’ in hilarious promotion video Hearn, who promotes for Anthony Joshua and KSI, said fans should “kneel in homage” to October’s fighting schedule – and fans were in stitches...
23:00, 09/19/2019

9th person in Massachusetts diagnosed with deadly EEE virus, state health officials say A ninth person in Massachusetts has been diagnosed with the rare but potentially deadly mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, state health officials announced this week. ...
23:00, 09/19/2019

Bob Dylan's new bootleg release to feature Johnny Cash sessions The latest release in Bob Dylan's bootleg series features Nashville session with Johnny Cash and comes Nov. 1, Rolling Stone reports.        ...
23:34, 09/19/2019

Crude Oil Surges Most Since 1991 Gulf War: Was the Drone Attack Really to Blame? On Friday, September 13 -- before the attack on Saudi oil processing -- Commodity Junctures editor Jeffrey Kennedy forecast the move higher in crude prices. See the chart and forecast for yourself....
23:34, 09/19/2019

Washington Monument reopens after 3-year upgrade to elevator, security For the first time in three years, the Washington Monument -- one of the nation's most popular and recognizable landmarks -- reopened to the public Thursday after extensive renovations....
23:34, 09/19/2019

Netanyahu and Gantz Agree on Unity, but Not on What It Means The prime minister called on his rival, Benny Gantz, to meet right away, in a dramatic bid to remain in power. His opponents called it just posturing....
23:34, 09/19/2019

How Dr. Benjamin Spock Changed American Parenting The book ignited a revolution, breaking free from conventional wisdom that said children required schedules, discipline and little affection. Instead, The Common Sense Book of Baby and Childcare, written by Dr. Benjamin Spock and published in 1946, encouraged parents to think for themselves and to t...
23:34, 09/19/2019

More deaths expected from vaping lung illnesses, CDC says NBC — More deaths are expected from vaping-related lung illnesses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Seven patients have died so far from the illnesses: two in California, and one each in Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota and Oregon. Several of the victims also h...
23:34, 09/19/2019

Police: 7-year-old girl dies after 2-vehicle collision, one arrested TUCSON – A 7-year-old girl died after a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday, police say. Officers were dispatched to Valencia Road and Camino de la Tierra for reports of a traffic collision at about 6 p.m. Police say the 7-year-old was severely injured and was transported to a local hospital, where s...
23:34, 09/19/2019

Tesla Model 3, Audi e-tron get top marks in crash tests The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released crash test results for several electric vehicles. Tesla picked up its first Top Safety Pick award for its Model 3 which earned “good” ratings in all six crash tests. The Audi e-tron, another electric vehicle, also qualified for that awa...
23:34, 09/19/2019

House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with California to reduce tailpipe emissions, according to ...
23:34, 09/19/2019

Wall Street mixed as Microsoft climbs and Apple dips Wall Street ended mixed on Thursday, with a gain in Microsoft offsetting a dip in Apple, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further monetary easing....
23:34, 09/19/2019

France's CNP and Brazil's Caixa seal $1.7 billion insurance deal France's CNP Assurances SA has reached a deal worth 7 billion reais ($1.7 billion) with Caixa Economica Federal [CEF.UL] to sell insurance in the bank's more than 3,000 branches, the Brazilian state-owned lender said on Thursday....
23:34, 09/19/2019

Trump adviser says U.S. president ready to escalate trade war if no deal agreed soon: SCMP A trade adviser to Donald Trump has said the U.S. president is ready to escalate the ongoing trade war with China if a trade deal is not agreed soon, the South China Morning Post reported on Thursday....
23:34, 09/19/2019

New Mercedes-Benz EQB: electric compact SUV hits the road New Mercedes-Benz GLB will spawn an electric variant in 2021; first production-previewing prototypes have now emerged Mercedes-Benz will launch an electric version of its new GLB compact SUV in 2021, named the EQB, and more production-like prototypes have now been seen testing. Previously only seen...
23:34, 09/19/2019

Ron Rivera walks out of press conference after Cam Newton injury questions Ron Rivera was fed up. The Carolina Panthers head coach walked out of his press conference Thursday after roughly two and a half minutes of being peppered with questions about injured quarterback Cam Newton’s status for Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. When Rivera tried to ch...
00:00, 09/20/2019

Mike Francesa: Pat Shurmur couldn’t handle weekly WFAN grilling Mike Francesa said the Giants “screamed” at his WFAN producer and program director following a heated interview with Pat Shurmur earlier this week that led the team to pull the head coach from his weekly spot with the popular radio host. The usually boisterous Francesa was noticeably cal...
00:00, 09/20/2019

Michael King called up to take Domingo German’s spot on Yankees roster The Yankees signed Michael King to the big league roster Thursday to replace Domingo German, who was placed on administrative leave by MLB pending an investigation into an alleged domestic violence incident. The Yankees said in a statement about German they “fully support all measures being un...
00:00, 09/20/2019

The coach tortured by Giants’ Eli Manning-Daniel Jones switch The Giants’ changing of the quarterback guard has been agonizing for the guru who helped mold Daniel Jones and Eli Manning. “To say the least,” Duke head coach David Cutcliffe told the Charlotte News & Observer, “an emotional time for me obviously with relationships with both quarterbacks in N...
00:00, 09/20/2019

Doc Rivers gripes about paying for daughter’s wedding to Seth Curry It seems if Doc Rivers could have one do-over for daughter Callie’s wedding, it would be groom Seth Curry footing the bill instead of him. “It was very expensive,” the Clippers coach told the Los Angeles Times of last weekend’s Malibu nuptials. “I have to be the first c...
00:00, 09/20/2019

Blue Jays vs. Orioles: Ex-Met will shut down Baltimore “They cheat.” No not the Patriots, the administrators at Maspeth H.S. It seems they enforce the “Maspeth minimum” in order to boost the school’s graduation rate. Whistle-blowers say they are not allowed to give failing grades, even if you don’t show, and are told to give the answers to Regents exams...
00:00, 09/20/2019

Ex-Atlanta Falcon Justin Crawford pleads guilty to child molestation Former Atlanta Falcons player Justin Kenyuno Crawford will face at least 12 years behind bars after he pleaded guilty to child molestation and sodomy charges as part of a plea deal, according to a new report. Crawford, a 23-year-old father of three, agreed to a deal Tuesday in which prosecutors drop...
00:00, 09/20/2019

Judge blocks California attempt to get Trump’s tax returns A federal judge in California on Thursday issued a temporary injunction against a state law that required presidential candidates to release their tax returns in order to appear on the state’s primary ballot. President Trump’s lawyers had challenged the law, which was signed into law by California’s...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Justin Trudeau leaves open possibility of more blackface photos Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered a fresh apology to his fellow Canadians on Thursday over his blackface and “brownface” scandal — and left open the possibility that more photos of him in the racist makeup could surface. Speaking to reporters in Winnipeg, Trudeau said he was “d...
00:34, 09/20/2019

House Approves Short-Term Spending Bill That Would Stave Off Shutdown The bill, which the Senate is also expected to pass before funding lapses on Oct. 1, would extend funding for all federal government departments and agencies through Nov. 21....
00:34, 09/20/2019

With New Investigation at Duke and U.N.C., Feds Hunt Anti-Israel Bias in Higher Education The Education Department is investigating a Middle East studies program run by Duke and the University of North Carolina, citing, among other issues, how Judaism is discussed....
00:34, 09/20/2019

US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds since 1970 Three billion birds have been lost across diverse groups and habitats, in what researchers describe as a ‘wake-up call’The US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds – a total of three billion – since 1970, culminating in what scientists who published a new study are calling a “widespread e...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Greta Thunberg: ‘We are ignoring natural climate solutions’ Film by Swedish activist and Guardian journalist George Monbiot says nature must be used to repair broken climateThe protection and restoration of living ecosystems such as forests, mangroves and seagrass meadows can repair the planet’s broken climate but are being overlooked, Greta Thunberg and Geo...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Aviation's flight towards low emissions only fuels the crisis As aviation hurtles towards electric planes, a zero-emission plane looks far offAs a report claims that airlines are struggling to control their contribution to the climate crisis, the question grows more urgent for aviation: does it have a greener future, and will a zero-emission plane ever fly?Exe...
00:34, 09/20/2019

A Revolution in Brittany: Mayors Defy French State to Ban Pesticides A mayor banned pesticide use on the farms surrounding his village. Even though he was prosecuted for doing so, dozens of other mayors have followed his lead....
00:34, 09/20/2019

'He became our best friend': how we survived Larry Nassar's systematic abuse Olympic medalist Tasha Schwikert and US national team member Jordan Schwikert reveal their experience as sisters and survivors of Larry Nassar’s abuse, including an unthinkable week Tasha spent in the predator’s homeAt first we found it hard to believe. Larry Nassar, the famous Olympic doctor, had b...
01:00, 09/20/2019

Bukayo Saka inspires Arsenal to thrilling win at Eintracht Frankfurt Sunday’s crisis is Thursday’s radiant beacon of hope. Arsenal had spent the week fending off the brickbats hurled following their shoddy collapse at Watford; Eintracht Frankfurt had passed it feeling justifiably optimistic that their unbeaten home run in Europe, stretching 16 games and 13 years, wou...
01:00, 09/20/2019

Tottenham's Pochettino: we didn’t respect the plan in draw with Olympiakos – video It was a poor start from Mauricio Pochettino's side in the Champions League; despite his side having a 2-0 lead against the run of play, they drew away at Olympiakos. A penalty from Harry Kane and a wonderful strike from Lucas Moura put the Champions League runners-up ahead before the Greek league l...
01:00, 09/20/2019

Bank of Japan Hints at Possible Action in October The Bank of Japan left policy unchanged but hinted at possible action at its next meeting, saying it believes momentum toward achieving its inflation target may be falling short....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Miami Dolphins to start QB Josh Rosen over Ryan Fitzpatrick The Miami Dolphins are planning to start former first-round pick Josh Rosen over journeyman quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Watch: Cardinals' Adam Wainwright outduels Nationals ace Max Scherzer Adam Wainwright came out on the good side of a pitching duel against three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a win over the Washington Nationals....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Pittsburgh DA won't prosecute Patriots WR Antonio Brown due to statute The Allegheny County (Penn.) District Attorney's Office won't prosecute New England Patriots star wide receiver Antonio Brown due to the expiration of the statute of limitations....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Tom Brady on Antonio Brown playing: 'I don't make those decisions' New England Patriots star Tom Brady said he doesn't make the decisions about suspending players when asked about Antonio Brown being allowed to play in a Week 2 win over the Miami Dolphins....
01:01, 09/20/2019

OECD cuts growth outlook to post-crisis low The trade war between the United States and China has plunged global growth to its lowest levels in a decade, the OECD said on Thursday as it slashed its forecasts....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg had 'good, constructive' meeting: Facebook U.S. President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive" meeting at the White House on Thursday, the social media company said in a statement....
01:34, 09/20/2019

U.S. Speaker Pelosi unveils drug price plan, Trump welcomes it U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, proposed legislation on Thursday to let the federal government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs, drawing praise from Republican President Donald Trump, who urged a bipartisan solution....
01:34, 09/20/2019

Lawmaker accuses Justice Department of blocking whistleblower disclosure The U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman on Thursday accused the Justice Department of blocking intelligence officials from giving Congress a whistleblower complaint reported to involve communications between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader.The panel's Democratic chairman, Adam Sch...
01:34, 09/20/2019

Democrats' drug pricing proposal 'dead on arrival' in Senate: leading Republican The second most powerful Republican in the U.S. Senate on Thursday said that a Democratic plan on drug pricing would not survive in the Republican-dominated chamber, calling it "heavy-handed."...
01:34, 09/20/2019

Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg had 'good, constructive' meeting -Facebook U.S. President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive" meeting at the White House on Thursday, the social media company said in a statement....
01:34, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 bln reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it was prepared to present a $24 billion reorganization plan for the power provider....
01:34, 09/20/2019

Ares' Arougheti explains why he's betting on credit markets CNBC's Melissa Lee sits down with Mike Arougheti of Ares Management Corp, which has $142 billion in assets, at the Delivering Alpha conference. Ares specializes in credit, private equity and real estate....
01:34, 09/20/2019

Huawei goes all-in on cloud computing Huawei is preparing to enter the cloud computing market in a big way with the unveiling of the world's fastest AI computing chipset center and a pledge to spend $1.5bn as it looks to recruit more software developers.The Chinese tech giant's new venture will compete with local rivals such a...
01:34, 09/20/2019

John Elway On His Struggling Left Tackle Garett Bolles: "Does He Know What Holding Is?" The start of this NFL season has been frustrating for the Broncos, who dropped their Monday night opener in Oakland then lost to the Bears because of a soft roughing-the-passer penalty on Bradley Chubb. There are many culprits to blame for the team’s general malaise on offense, and one of them is ...
01:34, 09/20/2019

Why The Steelers Traded For Minkah Fitzpatrick At first glance, the Steelers’ decision this week to trade for Dolphins defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick was a bit of a head-scratcher. Here was an 0-2 team whose franchise quarterback is now out for the season giving up a prime long-term asset—a 2020 first-round pick—in exchange for an immediate u...
01:34, 09/20/2019

MLB Is Investigating Domingo Germán Under League's Domestic Violence Policy [Updates] New York Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán has been placed on paid administrative leave, MLB said in a statement this afternoon, as the league investigates the 27-year-old starter under their domestic violence policy. Germán’s leave could last up to seven days, after which, barring an extension, the co...
01:34, 09/20/2019

MLS Coach Sues Former Club For Firing Him Over Homophobic Tirade Following his firing by Real Salt Lake over a homophobic tirade during a match in Utah last month, former coach Mike Petke is now suing the club for $687,500 of lost salary (a season and a half’s worth). The lawsuit, filed in the Third Judicial District Court of Salt Lake County, alleges that the cl...
01:34, 09/20/2019

Life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes stolen from McDonald's, cops say Two suspects reportedly stole a life-sized cutout of popular Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes from a McDonald's on Monday and then got into a car crash after speeding away from the fast-food restaurant....
01:35, 09/20/2019

Hill Hodgepodge: Pelosi draws from democrats, GOP and Trump for drug pricing plan The House speaker announced her plan for lowering drug prices, which includes negotiations between drugmakers and federal health officials.        ...
02:00, 09/20/2019

Blackface has a long history in Canada — here’s a look While blackface minstrelsy is believed to have originated in the United States, it was also a popular form of entertainment in Canada in the 19th and early 20th century....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Last US warship sunk by German sub during WWII reveals its secrets in eerie images from seabed The wreck of the last U.S. Navy warship sunk by a German submarine during World War II is revealing its secrets in remarkable images from the seabed....
02:00, 09/20/2019

"We Are Not In Any Crisis": Prakash Javadekar On Economic Slowdown There is no financial crisis in India, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday, adding that the central government was taking all necessary steps to strengthen the economy....
02:00, 09/20/2019

BJP Plans To Organise 10 Meetings In J&K On Article 370 As part of its ongoing nationwide campaign on the abrogation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP plans to hold 10 meetings of its senior leaders and Union ministers in the state, including......
02:00, 09/20/2019

In Nashik, PM Modi Sets The Tone For Maharashtra Poll Campaign Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a massive rally in Nashik on the concluding day of the Maha Jan Aadesh Yatra, the outreach programme launched by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis last month to......
02:00, 09/20/2019

RSS, BJP Misleading Nation Using Mahatma Gandhi's Name: Ashok Gehlot Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said the state will celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary next year by educating the new generation about him at a time when Prime......
02:00, 09/20/2019

US, Chinese Trade Deputies Face Off In Washington Amid Deep Differences US and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks for the first time in nearly two months on Thursday, as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy......
02:00, 09/20/2019

New Images Show Justin Trudeau Wearing 'Blackface' Makeup: Report New damning images of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wearing blackface makeup emerged on Canadian television Thursday, throwing his floundering re-election bid into further disarray....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Pak Police Arrest 2 Classmates Of Hindu Student Found Dead In Hostel Room Two classmates of a Hindu dental student have been detained by the police in Pakistan's Sindh province after she was found dead in her hostel room, a media report said today....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Dog Saves Family By Alerting Them To Fire, Dies In Blaze A Jack Russell Terrier, Zippy, started barking as the fire alarm went off shortly when a fire broke out in the attic of Butler family house, located in Bradenton in Florida....
02:00, 09/20/2019

"No Press Here": UK PM Caught Lying To Sick Child's Father In Hospital British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he was not embarrassed after being filmed lying to the father of a sick child angrily confronting him during a hospital visit on Wednesday....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Sanders touts fundraising milestone, hitting 1 million individual donors Sen. Bernie Sanders is spotlighting that his presidential campaign has received contributions from one million individual donors. The independent senator from Vermont’s campaign – in announcing the news on Thursday – touted that Sanders is the fastest presidential candidate in history to reach that ...
02:00, 09/20/2019

Retired SEAL McRaven says US will be in Afghanistan for 'very long time' Retired Navy SEAL Adm. William McRaven, the former head of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) who organized the 2011 raid that took out Al Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden, says the U.S. will be in Afghanistan “for a very long time.”...
02:00, 09/20/2019

Pompeo announces US to rescind $160 million in aid to Afghanistan, cites government corruption Washington is rescinding $160 million directed to Afghanistan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday, citing unacceptable levels of corruption in the Afghan government....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Lamborghini Sian doesn't preview Aventador, says design boss Lamborghini's petrol-electric model was designed to stand on its own, design boss claims cues won't be taken for next series production hypercar The 808bhp Sián FKP 37 unveiled at the Frankfurt motor show won’t continue Lamborghini’s tradition of previewing the design of its future models with limi...
02:51, 09/20/2019

Matt Prior: Bugatti achieved the final relevant speed record Acceleration’s what you need if you want to be a record breaker Other manufacturers will try to beat the Chiron's 304mph top speed, but that could be an exercise in futility And then it was done. The big three-hundred. Some 304.773 miles per hour, to be precise, has been hit by a not entirely sta...
02:51, 09/20/2019

U.S. Orders Duke and U.N.C. to Recast Tone in Mideast Studies The Education Department is investigating a Middle East studies program run by Duke and the University of North Carolina, citing, among other issues, how Judaism is discussed....
02:51, 09/20/2019

Queen Elizabeth once served tea to a Buckingham Palace contractor One worker at Buckingham Palace found out first hand what it’s like to get the royal treatment. A builder who was refurbishing a desk at the legendary residence had a bizarre in encounter, when he paused to order a spot of tea and suddenly realized Queen Elizabeth had delivered the drink herse...
02:51, 09/20/2019

Hailee Steinfeld plans to take over the world (with poems) in the new trailer for Apple's Dickinson Apple TV+’s anachronistic historical drama Dickinson is rapidly approaching, with the series set to launch alongside the new streaming service on November 1, and now Apple has released a new trailer that not only gives us a look at the frustrating social pressures and misogyny that drive Emily Dicki...
02:51, 09/20/2019

Moschino does a play on Picasso at Milan fashion week Jeremy Scott’s notes for the Moschino show at Milan fashion week were brief and to the point with a quote from the designer: “Muses inspire artists and artists inspire the world.” That statement may be general, but there is a specific artist he had in mind with each look that graced the ...
02:51, 09/20/2019

KCNA: North Korean wrestler wins gold medal at World Wrestling Championships A North Korean female wrestler has clinched the gold medal at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, according to Pyongyang's state media....
02:51, 09/20/2019

Trump administration exempts hundreds of Chinese products from tariffs The Trump administration has excluded hundreds of Chinese goods from tariffs on $250 billion worth of goods, three notices set to be published Friday show....
02:51, 09/20/2019

Birds are disappearing from North America Billions of birds have vanished from North American skies over the past five decades, a new study has found — and scientists say it is a sign of a major ecological crisis. The bird population in the United States and Canada has plummeted by nearly 3 billion birds, or 29 percent, since 1970, ac...
03:17, 09/20/2019

Meet the HIV-positive man celebrating his 100th birthday The world’s oldest-living person with HIV is celebrating his 100th birthday — stunning doctors who call him an “icon of hope” for people living with the disease, according to a new report. “I feel happy,” the man, who only wanted to be known as Miguel, told CTV News. &#...
03:17, 09/20/2019

Apple seeks patent on retinal hologram projectors for AR glasses Lasers beamed directly into your eyes might enable you to experience augmented reality with multi-layered 3D depth, if Apple's latest patent is practical.Read More...
03:17, 09/20/2019

Skillprint studies how you play games to unlock your hidden skills Play games, unlock your inner superpowers, and win at life. That’s the idea behind Skillprint, a startup that uses advanced analytics to study how you play games and uses that information to discern your personality and what kind of jobs might be right for you. Skillprint plans to use entertai...
03:17, 09/20/2019

NTT Docomo moves up Japan-wide 5G to June 2020, offers early access Japan's top carrier will offer trial 5G service on September 20 before bringing base stations to all of the country's prefectures next year.Read More...
03:17, 09/20/2019

Huawei unveils Mate 30 series with no mention of Google At a press event in Munich, Germany, Huawei took the wraps off three new flagship phones in its Mate series: the Mate 30, Mate 30 Lite, and Mate 30 Pro.Read More...
03:17, 09/20/2019

Wunder Mobility closes $60 million round to expand its urban transport platform in the U.S. Wunder Mobility, which helps companies and cities create their own urban mobility services, has closed a series B round of funding at $60 million.Read More...
03:17, 09/20/2019

The Internet Thinks Cardi B Just Responded to Tekashi 6ix9ine's Shocking Accusations Contrary to Tekashi 6ix9ine's claim, Cardi B is the member of only one group: the Bardi gang. In his latest appearance on the witness stand, the infamous rapper made a number of......
03:17, 09/20/2019

1 dead, 1 critically injured after small plane crashes into a roof in California One person has died and another is in critical condition after a small plane crashed into a building roof in Southern California on Thursday, officials said....
03:17, 09/20/2019

Ex-CEO of Indiana drug company gets 3 years for defrauding FDA, tampering with drugs: prosecutors A former CEO of an Indiana drug companying company has been convicted of defrauding the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and tampering with drugs will spend nearly three years behind bars, federal prosecutors said Thursday....
03:17, 09/20/2019

Jerry strengthens into 4th hurricane of season Hurricane Jerry continued to strengthen as it reached hurricane status on Thursday. With a potential track that could slam the Leeward Islands, Jerry is the 10th named storm and the fourth recognized hurricane of 2019 At...
03:18, 09/20/2019

We All Could Pay a Price for the Latest Slap at Huawei An international cybersecurity group has evicted the Chinese telecom company to comply with US sanctions. That could allow malware to spread more easily....
04:01, 09/20/2019

Milton’s Shakespeare Was Just a Trans-Atlantic Tweet Away A scholar in England suspected annotations in a First Folio at the Free Library of Philadelphia were John Milton’s, so he connected the dots with someone who had studied the work for a decade....
04:02, 09/20/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser reacts to his death: ‘I was in mourning’ One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers was in “mourning” when she heard about the pedophile’s death — but only because it meant he wouldn’t be held accountable for his crimes, she said in an interview aired Thursday. Virginia Roberts Giuffre, now 35, has said that she ...
04:02, 09/20/2019

Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he will “pop open” Fury’s cut when they fight, Garcia ends tiff with Golden Boy to sign new contract Deontay Wilder is going to target Tyson Fury's right eye when they fight next year, and Ryan Garcia and Golden Boy Promotions kiss and make up The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he will “pop open” Fury’s cut when they fight, Garcia ends tiff with Golden Boy to sign new contract appeared first...
04:02, 09/20/2019

Katie Taylor targets Persoon rematch Katie Taylor beat Belgium’s Persoon by a majority decision earlier this year The post Katie Taylor targets Persoon rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
04:02, 09/20/2019

Is 'Rambo: Last Blood' any good? Critics call it a 'MAGA fantasy,' 'orgy of death' Is Sylvester Stallone's "Rambo: Last Blood" a triumphant return or a gory defeat? Here's what the critics think.        ...
05:34, 09/20/2019

Brad Pitt talks Trump tweets, being a better dad and crying in 'Ad Astra' Brad Pitt reflects on fatherhood with his new space movie 'Ad Astra,' though back on Earth, he struggles with 'demons' on the path of enlightenment.        ...
05:34, 09/20/2019

iPhone 11 and 11 Pro might have a secret feature you won’t find on any Android Apple last week unveiled the iPhone 11 series, but as always, the company didn’t share all the details about the newest iPhones. You’re more likely to hear a Harry Potter character utter the real name of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named than have Apple mention the actual RAM or battery capacitie...
05:34, 09/20/2019

U.S. Navy: Yes, Those UFO Videos Uploaded By Blink-182's Former Frontman Are Real Between December 2017 and March 2018, To The Stars Academy of Arts & Sciences—a foundation headed by Tom Delonge of Blink-182 fame that’s dedicated to investigating alien life—posted some strange videos of UFOs captured by the military. And, according to the US Navy, those videos are real, they’...
05:35, 09/20/2019

Amazon Orders 100,000 Vans From Electric Startup Rivian By 2024 [Updated] Earlier this year, Amazon invested $700 million in Michigan’s electric car startup Rivian, but now the company has built on that with an order for 100,000 vans to hit the roads by 2024, which is a lot of vans....
05:35, 09/20/2019

Will Automakers Fight In Trump's War On California? (Maybe Not) President Donald Trump is officially waging legal war against California over vehicle emissions, the other war (trade war) is forever, General Motors may have screwed Ford and Fiat Chrysler, and so much more going on in The Morning Shift for Thursday, September 19, 2019....
05:35, 09/20/2019

Tesla’s Model 3 earns insurance industry’s top safety rating Tesla’s Model 3 electric sedan has earned the top safety rating from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS), becoming the first Tesla to do so. The IIHS has given the Model 3 its highest rating, top safety pick+. It said the Model 3 earned good ratings across the board for crashworth...
05:35, 09/20/2019

When are the Emmys? Everything you need to know before TV's biggest night When are the Emmys? Who are the main nominees? Will 'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep' win big? Here's everything you need to know.        ...
05:36, 09/20/2019

Brownface, Blackface and About-Face. Is Trudeau Who He Says He Is? Many Canadians saw Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s record in office as evidence in his favor, if not enough to exonerate him for recent photos and video showing him wearing dark makeup....
06:00, 09/20/2019

De Blasio to Developers: Donate to My Nonprofit. $125,000 Came. Three developers were fined tens of thousands of dollars for potentially violating lobbying laws by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s nonprofit group....
06:00, 09/20/2019

Trump Lawyers Argue He Cannot Be Criminally Investigated The president’s legal team is trying to block a subpoena seeking his tax returns, claiming that any criminal investigation of Mr. Trump is unconstitutional....
06:00, 09/20/2019

Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 billion reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it was prepared to present a $24 billion reorganization plan for the power provider....
06:00, 09/20/2019

U.S. cases of vaping-related illness rise to 530 as outbreak widens U.S. health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to vaping, and there are no signs that the outbreak is easing....
06:00, 09/20/2019

BAE Systems wins $495 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon BAE Systems has been awarded a $495 million U.S. defense contract for receiver/processors and high band receivers in support of the ALR-56C Digital Upgrade, the Pentagon said on Thursday....
06:00, 09/20/2019

8th vaping-related death reported in U.S. as cases of illnesses top 500 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 530 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 38 states and one U.S. territory, up from 380 a week ago....
06:00, 09/20/2019

Trump admin blocks ‘urgent’ whistleblower complaint from Congress The Trump administration is keeping Congress from even learning what exactly the whistleblower is alleging, but the intelligence community’s inspector general said the matter involves the “most significant” responsibilities of intelligence leadership....
06:00, 09/20/2019

Scientists Prepare to Drift With Arctic Ice for a Year to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arctic. ...
06:51, 09/20/2019

PETA praises Trader Joe’s for package redesign eliminating circus elephant images People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is praising Trader Joe’s after the grocery store chain redesigned some of its packaging, allegedly at the animal rights group's urging....
06:51, 09/20/2019

Daniel Lee's Bottega Veneta show exudes quiet confidence The British designer’s SS20 range makes it clear he has got the measure of his customersIf the weight of being the most hyped designer of the moment has gone to his head, Bottega Veneta’s creative director, Daniel Lee, wasn’t showing it at his spring/summer 2020 show at Milan fashion week.It has bee...
06:51, 09/20/2019

Max Mara channels secret service chic at Milan fashion week Also, Fendi goes back to the 70s with crochet and terry towelling, while Missoni injects retro fun News that the next 007 is reportedly female has reached Max Mara HQ in Milan. At the Italian brand’s spring/summer 2020 show on Thursday, espionage chic was the main thread in a collection that cast th...
06:51, 09/20/2019

Adam Gase hasn’t lost cool despite Jets losing games Adam Gase could have snapped. Who would blame him if he did? The Jets head coach could have looked like a dead coach walking as he stood before his players last week and explained to them that their franchise quarterback, Sam Darnold, was going to be out indefinitely with mononucleosis, likely leavi...
06:52, 09/20/2019

There is a little gambling confidence in the Jets — but that’ll change The Jets-Patriots mega-spread dropped half a point at William Hill sportsbooks on Thursday morning, leaving New England as a 23-point favorite for Sunday’s game in Foxborough, Mass. But Nick Bogdanovich, William Hill’s director of trading, expects the line to head north again closer to kickoff. “We ...
06:52, 09/20/2019

The Mets have a secret weapon for their final playoff push Even when they ranked among the industry’s higher rollers, the Mets routinely found themselves plagued by organizational depth concerns. Or have you forgotten how they placed the fate of their 2006 season in the hands of erratic Oliver Perez (he pitched well!), turned similarly in 2007 to a gassed T...
06:52, 09/20/2019

Daniel Jones is making a ‘loud’ impression as Giants starter There will be growing pains and baby steps before they will be singing the Ballad of Danny Dimes, because Eli Manning wasn’t Eli Manning when he first started, John Elway wasn’t John Elway, and on and on. But a portrait of a rookie at ease with the magnitude of this moment, comfortable in his own......
06:52, 09/20/2019

Neurotoxin may have caused diplomats’ illness in Cuba: study Fumigation against mosquitoes in Cuba and not "sonic attacks" may have caused some 40 U.S. and Canadian diplomats and family members in Havana to fall ill, according to a new study commissioned by the Canadian government....
07:18, 09/20/2019

Possibly rabid raccoon terrorizes NJ town, doesn’t stop after getting tased A raccoon terrorized a New Jersey town on Thursday, biting at least two people and charging at police officers — after they had tased it. The masked bandit started spreading mayhem in Maywood around 1:30 p.m., when it lunged at an 82-year-old man sitting on a lawn chair and chomped on his fing...
07:18, 09/20/2019

Girlfriend of Diamond District heist suspect busted with stolen jewelry in her purse The girlfriend of one of the bandits who swiped $4 million in jewelry from a Midtown store last month was arrested in Connecticut — with one of the stolen diamonds in her purse, according to a report. Stamford’s Narcotics and Organized Crime squad, along with officers from the NYPD, nabbed Sha...
07:18, 09/20/2019

Black Leaders Condemn Attacks by Sanders Supporters Amid Fallout From WFP's Warren Endorsement In a draft letter obtained by Splinter on Thursday, dozens of prominent black progressive leaders condemned the “hateful, violent, and racist threats” they said have been leveled by “self-identified [Bernie] Sanders supporters” against black leaders in the wake of the Working Families Party’s endo...
08:17, 09/20/2019

Colt to Suspend Production of AR-15 Rifles for Consumers The gun manufacturer said the market had an adequate supply of sporting rifles and it would focus on its military and law enforcement contracts instead....
08:18, 09/20/2019

Bird populations plummet in the US and Canada A new paper signals an ecological crisis, and humans are to blame. There are far fewer birds today than in the 1970s, thanks largely to habitat destruction....
08:18, 09/20/2019

Europa League: Gladbach suffer humiliation of their own making Gladbach weren't the only Bundesliga side to lose in Europe this week, but they were the only ones hammered by a team few fans across the continent will have heard of. The honeymoon period is over for Marco Rose....
08:18, 09/20/2019

Britain sends Brexit ideas in 'non-papers' to Brussels The European Commission says it has received confidential documents from the UK outlining ideas from recent Brexit talks. Britain referred to the documents as "non-papers," indicating they were not concrete proposals....
08:18, 09/20/2019

Von der Leyen facing revolt over commissioner's 'Protecting European Way of Life' title Center-left European parliamentarians have warned incoming European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen they will block her team line-up if she keeps the contentious title for its next top migration official....
08:18, 09/20/2019

Europa League: Arsenal teach Eintracht Frankfurt a lesson Frankfurt returned to the competition they set alight last season, but were taught a lesson in efficiency. Their Premier League opponents took their chances, leaving Frankfurt with nothing to show for their efforts....
08:18, 09/20/2019

Trump gives shout-out to Pelosi's drug price bill: 'It's great to see' President Trump tweeted Thursday that it was "great to see" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveil a bill to lower drug prices but that he liked another bill that had advanced in the Senate "very much."...
08:51, 09/20/2019

Facebook employee jumps to death from headquarters in Northern California: reports A Facebook employee reportedly jumped to his death from the fourth floor of a building at the Facebook campus in Northern California Thursday, according to reports....
08:51, 09/20/2019

United States expels 2 Cuban U.N. diplomats for conducting 'influence operations' The United States on Thursday ordered the explosion of two Cuban diplomats assigned to the United Nations while restricting all other members of the delegation to the island of Manhattan....
08:51, 09/20/2019

Amnesty accuses Hong Kong police of abuses, torture of protesters Amnesty International accused Hong Kong police on Friday of torture and other abuses in their handling of more than three months of pro-democracy protests, but the police say they have shown restraint on the street in the face of increased violence....
08:51, 09/20/2019

Drowning of U.S.-bound Honduran mother and son underscores plight of migrants When Delia Hernandez, 44, bade farewell on Aug. 1 to Idalia Herrera, 27, and nearly two-year-old Iker Cordova, she dreamed her daughter and grandson were fleeing the arid fields of southern Honduras for a bright new life in the United States, she said....
08:51, 09/20/2019

Mexico and Uruguay urge dialogue as Venezuela crisis deepens Mexico and Uruguay said on Thursday that negotiations were the only acceptable way to achieve a peaceful solution to the deepening political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, as they welcomed the release from jail of a top opposition figure....
08:51, 09/20/2019

Albanian ex-minister cleared on drug charges, guilty of abuse of office An Albanian court found former interior minister Saimir Tahiri guilty on Thursday of abuse of office but innocent of trafficking drugs, and sentenced him to three years probation....
08:51, 09/20/2019

One dead, five injured in Washington DC shooting One person was killed and five others wounded on Thursday in a shooting on the streets of Washington, D.C., not far from the White House, police said. Police have not apprehended a suspect as of late Thursday and do not know the motive for the shooting, said Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Emer...
08:51, 09/20/2019

AOC calls for DC to become a state, claims ‘right to vote is denied’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., called on Thursday for Washington, D.C. to receive statehood, indicating that residents didn’t have the “right to vote.” “DC was the 1st territory in the United States to free the enslaved. It’s where Black Americans fled the tyranny of ...
08:51, 09/20/2019

Google, Amazon make sweeping renewable energy commitments The new investments and promises come a day before employees from Google, Amazon and other tech companies stage a walkout to protest the industry's role in the climate crisis....
09:51, 09/20/2019

U.K., Salesforce, and World Economic Forum debut AI procurement guidelines for governments The United Kingdom working with the World Economic Forum launched procurement guidelines to scruitinize AI systems before being used by a government agency.Read More...
09:51, 09/20/2019

American Airlines canceled more flights than any US carrier in July: 'It was a tough summer for us' American Airlines struggled with flight delays and cancellations this summer, hamstrung by the grounded Boeing 737 Max and mired in a bitter labor dispute with its mechanics....
09:51, 09/20/2019

COMMENTARY: How could Justin Trudeau have thought this was OK? The bizarre nature of Justin Trudeau's fascination with costumes might be as damaging to his carefully curated 'woke' image as the racism, Tasha Kheiriddin says....
09:52, 09/20/2019

|AsEskomasksInterpolforhelp,leaksshedlightonhowGupta-linkedfirmmayhavemovedmillions The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, a non-profit investigative journalism platform, says leaks show that money earned by Trillian was circulated among 10 foreign shell companies....
09:53, 09/20/2019

Airbnb plans to go public in 2020 Airbnb has put to rest speculation about the timing of its IPO. The vacation rental company today took the rare step of announcing in a press release that it plans to go public next year, in 2020. The startup, which first launched in 2008, has grown......
09:53, 09/20/2019

‘Apex Legends’ Season 3 launches with a new hero on October 1st It's official: Season 3 of Apex Legends will start on October 1st. Included in the update is Crypto, Apex's newest playable character; an all-new battle pass with more than 100 in-game items; the new charge rifle weapon; and a tweaked ranked mode. De......
09:53, 09/20/2019

Bowers & Wilkins unveils flagship PX7 wireless headphones After filling out its wireless Formation lineup, Bowers & Wilkins is turning its attention back to headphones. The British manufacturer -- best known for its decadent home speakers -- unveiled four options today including a successor to the PX, i......
09:53, 09/20/2019

Microsoft employees protest climate change 'complicity' in open letter Employees at Microsoft have published a new letter that calls on the company to stop working with oil companies. "Microsoft makes millions of dollars in profits by helping fossil fuel companies extract more oil," states the letter, referencing a part......
09:53, 09/20/2019

iOS 13 with Apple Arcade and watchOS 6 are now available If you've been holding on patiently for Apple Arcade, system-wide dark mode on your iPhone, the Sign in with Apple feature and better Maps and Siri, your wait is over: Apple has released iOS 13 and watchOS 6. You might need to be a little patie......
09:53, 09/20/2019

India Still A Good Investment Story, Says Asset Management Giant Aberdeen International money managers have sold $4.7 billion of the nation's shares since June, with quarterly outflows on course for the biggest since at least 1999....
10:17, 09/20/2019

What Will My Grandchild Remember? When we think about what we leave behind as grandparents, we hope we will have transmitted lessons about kindness, justice, strength and confidence, the boundless nature of love....
10:17, 09/20/2019

‘Downton Abbey’ borrowed Buckingham Palace horses to make it ‘more epic’ In an age of tiresome television revivals and reboots, “Downton Abbey” is the exception, returning larger and more lavishly than ever — on the big screen. Opening nationwide this weekend is Michael Engler’s film, written by Oscar winner Julian Fellowes (“Gosford Park”),...
10:17, 09/20/2019

James Franco seems in love with himself in ‘Zeroville’ James Franco’s new movie “Zeroville” is set in the era following “Once Upon a Time in . . . Hollywood” — it begins with a reference to the Manson murders — but was shot long before Tarantino’s latest. In 2014, to be exact, and now it’s clear why this indie w...
10:17, 09/20/2019

My father had a lifelong ticket to fly anywhere. Then they took it away My dad was one of the only people with a good-for-life, go-anywhere American Airlines pass. This is the true story of having – and losing – a superpowerOn 10 March 2009, a case was filed in the US circuit court for the northern district of Illinois, where I grew up. Rothstein v American Airlines, In...
10:51, 09/20/2019

General Motors strike: auto workers hope a deal will change the industry In their first strike in over a decade, union members are prepared to settle in for the long haul: ‘If we win, everyone wins’“This is a strike for the little guy,” D’Andre Jackson said, as he held a banner that read “UAW ON STRIKE” outside General Motors’ sprawling Flint Metal Center in Michigan.“It...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Greta Thunberg is right. Congress is ignoring science – and that includes Democrats | Kate Aronoff Many Democrats aren’t taking climate scientists more seriously than their climate-denying Republican counterparts. And corporate money is to blameOn Wednesday in a committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Greta Thunberg delivered some very brief remarks. Presenting the Congress members gathered with a spe...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Gardner Minshew and Jaguars' defense stand tall in win over Tennessee Titans Jaguars back-up quarterback throws two TDs in 20-7 victoryJacksonville end a four-game losing streak to division rivalsMinshew Mania is gaining momentum.Gardner Minshew threw two touchdown passes and should have had a third, Calais Campbell spearheaded another defensive gem and the Jacksonville Jagu...
10:51, 09/20/2019

MIT's female staff members express outrage over Epstein donations in letter More than 60 faculty members called the donations ‘profoundly disturbing’ in a signed letter to the university’s presidentA letter signed by more than 60 of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) leading female faculty members outraged over donations from Jeffrey Epstein, and the wider pr...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Argentina police arrest gang accused of smuggling cocaine in plastic penises Police say they seized the cocaine-loaded penises at the home of a couple who managed a Peruvian restaurantPolice in Argentina have arrested members of a gang of drug dealers accused of smuggling cocaine hidden inside plastic penises.The cocaine-loaded members, of the kind found as costume adornment...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Taiwan loses second ally in a week as Kiribati switches to China Pacific nation changes allegiance to Beijing just days after Solomon Islands also cut ties with Taipei Taiwan has lost its second diplomatic ally in less than a week after the Pacific nation of Kiribati moved to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and establish foreign relations with China.The decisio...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Scientists use fossilised finger bone DNA to rebuild ancient human Unprecedented feat reveals little-known Denisovans resembled Neanderthals but had ‘super-wide’ skulls One of the most mysterious relatives in the human family has stepped out of the shadows after scientists used ancient DNA from a fossilised finger to reconstruct their appearance.The unprecedented f...
10:51, 09/20/2019

The 50 best video games of the 21st century Want to build worlds, become a crime kingpin, get lost in space, or enter the afterlife? Then our countdown of the 50 best games of the era has something for youMore of the best TV | Film | Albums | Art | Comedy Continue reading......
10:51, 09/20/2019

'We will fight to the last drop of blood': embattled Kashmiris target freedom – video Determined to prevent security forces from entering their community, people in the suburb of Anchar, in the disputed region of Kashmir, stand united in their desire to achieve freedom from India. Defying teargas and pellets, they are the last remaining pocket of resistance in the country's only Musl...
10:51, 09/20/2019

| Russian prosecutors call to drop prison term for actor over protests Russian prosecutors asked a court to drop a prison sentence for actor Pavel Ustinov whose jailing has prompted protests and a star-studded solidarity campaign following opposition demonstrations....
10:51, 09/20/2019

Rugby World Cup points 2019: The top try scorers from this year's RWC While winning the Webb Ellis trophy is the ultimate goal for all 20 teams competing at the Rugby World Cup, some of the planet's top finishers will also be looking to outdo each other by finishing first in the list of try scorers....
10:51, 09/20/2019

Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney to play for Arsenal Under-23s vs Wolves Arsenal coach Unai Emery has revealed Kieran Tierney and Hector Bellerin will play for the Under-23 side on Friday as they continue their recovery from injury....
10:51, 09/20/2019

Pre-first world war battleship granted special protection HMS Montagu awarded heritage status after war veterans surveyed wreck site The wreck of a battleship that ran aground more than a century ago has been granted special protection after wounded military veterans carried out the first full archaeological survey of the remains.HMS Montagu, a pre-first w...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Cuban 'sonic weapon' sickness caused by pesticides? A strange illness affecting Canadian and US diplomats in Havana may have been caused by exposure to pesticides, a study has said. US authorities had suspected the use of a secret sonic weapon....
11:34, 09/20/2019

‘I did what I did on my own’: Giuliani insists no Trump connection to Ukraine dealings investigated by House Rudy Giuliani said he has "no idea" what President Trump told the new Ukrainian president in a phone call that could be the subject of a damning Intelligence Community whistleblower complaint....
11:36, 09/20/2019

Pentagon says US will defer to Saudis on whether to blame Iran for attack The United States will allow Saudi Arabia to decide if there is enough evidence to accuse Iran of conducting last week’s drone and missile strike that crippled two Saudi oil production facilities, the Pentagon says....
11:36, 09/20/2019

Surgeon gives life-changing gift to high school graduates They knew they were going to leave with their high school diplomas, but they never expected this incredible gift.        ...
12:00, 09/20/2019

Arabic Readers in Israel Have to Hope the Border Guards Are Sloppy Books by famed Arab authors, and Arabic translations of writers like Orwell and Joyce, are scarce because of an Israeli ban on imports from Lebanon, Syria and Iraq....
12:34, 09/20/2019

You can finally buy the iPhone 11 and Apple Watch Series 5 in stores starting today It’s Friday, September 20th, which means two things. One, that your iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, and Apple Watch Series 5 preorders are shipping today, so you’ll have now iOS and watchOS toys to play with later. And two, all these new Apple products are now available in r...
13:00, 09/20/2019

Facebook working on AR glasses it hopes will replace smartphones Facebook is reportedly developing augmented reality (AR) glasses with a twist. These won’t be tethered to a mobile device, but will instead work as a standalone product that could replace smartphones. Facebook aims to release the product by 2025, but the company doesn’t have a great track record whe...
13:02, 09/20/2019

Saudi Arabia’s oil troubles don’t rattle the U.S. as they used to Costs could still climb in the coming weeks if Saudi Arabia doesn’t quickly restore its oil output after a drone attack that is stoking new tensions in the region. But these days the United States isn’t quite as vulnerable to oil price shocks....
13:51, 09/20/2019

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg seeks to reassure wary lawmakers about Libra, elections in rare D.C. trip Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged in a private meeting with lawmakers that the company would not launch its controversial digital currency, called Libra, anywhere in the world until it receives approval from regulators in the United States....
13:51, 09/20/2019

Annual “Cooking with the Stars” event to benefit Easterseals Blake Foundation TUCSON – The Annual “Cooking with the Stars” event benefiting the Easterseals Blake Foundation was held on Thursday, September 19. The event invited eighteen celebrities to cook up meals at Mr. An’s with proceeds going to help children in foster care. Some of those celebritie...
13:51, 09/20/2019

Plans to build living memorial in Oro Valley, honors veterans and first responders ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – One group is raising funds to build the Southern Arizona Veterans and First Responders Living Memorial in Oro Valley’s Naranja Park. “We are hoping to build a living memorial for 400,000 veterans and first responders currently living here, but also honoring the ...
13:51, 09/20/2019

Researchers will conduct drought study at Biosphere 2 A drought will descend on Biosphere 2. It’s a new project conducted by researchers to analyze how a rainforest responds to drought conditions. Researcher Christiane Werner said studying the tropical rainforest is especially important because rainforests are the lungs of our planet. She said, “Ecosy...
13:51, 09/20/2019

Deputies: 7-year-old girl dies after 2-vehicle collision, one arrested TUCSON – A 7-year-old girl died after a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday, deputies say. Deputies were dispatched to Valencia Road and Camino de la Tierra for reports of a traffic collision at about 6 p.m. Authorities say the 7-year-old was severely injured and was transported to a local hospital, ...
13:51, 09/20/2019

The New Hangout in Columbus? Distilleries One of the country’s fastest-growing cities has seen a surge in homegrown distilleries that are drawing customers with tasting rooms, restaurants and bottle shops....
13:53, 09/20/2019

Country risk: Why Hungary lags the Visegrad pack The country’s risk scores have lagged its central European neighbours since the financial crisis. Is overspending in the mid 2000s entirely to blame, or should the Fidesz government take some responsibility?...
15:00, 09/20/2019

To pay for Trump’s wall, a hurricane-wrecked base in Puerto Rico loses funding  Pentagon diverts hundreds of millions allocated by Congress for restoration of Camp Santiago to construction of barriers on southern border under emergency authorities....
15:02, 09/20/2019

Bukayo Saka: Freddie Ljungberg bridging the communication gap between Arsenal youngsters and Unai Emery Bukayo Saka has hailed Freddie Ljungberg's work in helping Arsenal's youngsters acclimatise to first-team football after a youthful Gunners side earned an impressive win at Eintracht Frankfurt....
15:02, 09/20/2019

FIFA 20 ratings list: The top 100 players as EA Sports pick Lionel Messi ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo as No1 Football fans rejoice, EA Sports have revealed the full player ratings for FIFA 20's top 100, with Lionel Messi squeezing out Cristiano Ronaldo to be crowned the best player on the game....
15:02, 09/20/2019

Fed officials explain 'no' votes: Recession fears vs. bubble worries James Bullard said he dissented on this week's Fed decision to lower rates by a quarter point because he didn't think the cut was big enough....
15:03, 09/20/2019

Report: Antonio Brown sends accuser 'threatening' text messages Antonio Brown reportedly sent 'intimidating and threatening' text messages to an artist that was recently featured in a Sports Illustrated report.       ...
15:51, 09/20/2019

Hong Kong diners offered protest-inspired 'eyeball' mocktails and 'tear gas' eggs Pro-democracy protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months are providing culinary inspiration for a restaurant that offers a themed menu with spicy wasabi-spiked "tear gas" eggs and......
15:51, 09/20/2019

Google debuts ‘Friends’ Easter eggs: How to find them When “Friends” scored its own LEGO set and Pottery Barn collection, you suspected anything was possible — now, Google is confirming it. In honor of the beloved NBC sitcom’s 25th anniversary, America’s tech behemoth has launched seven “Friends”-themed “Easter...
16:17, 09/20/2019

Ben Platt Unleashes His Inner Egomaniac in ‘The Politician’ The actor, singer and former “Dear Evan Hansen” star discovers that Ryan Murphy, Richard Linklater and Stephen Sondheim are speaking the language he wants to hear....
16:51, 09/20/2019

Jack Conte, Patreon, and the Plight of the Creative Class The DIY musician's membership platform set out to provide a livelihood for artists on the internet. Is it more than just a band-aid for a broken system?...
16:51, 09/20/2019

Players' union wants matches postponed in extreme heat "The world players\u0027 union FIFPRO says it is time to stop matches being played in extreme heat after seeing some of its members struggle in torrid conditions at the African Nations Cup and in Spain\u0027s La Liga during the summer."...
16:51, 09/20/2019

Beardsley suspended until April 2020 over racist insults "Former Newcastle United Under-23s coach Peter Beardsley has been suspended for 32 weeks by the Football Association (FA) after he was found guilty on three counts of offensive language towards the club\u0027s U23 players, the FA said on Thursday."...
16:51, 09/20/2019

Berbatov announces retirement from football "Former Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur striker Dimitar Berbatov announced his retirement from football on Thursday, 18 months after leaving India\u0027s Kerala Blasters, bringing an end to a glittering 20-year career."...
16:51, 09/20/2019

Kane: Olympiacos draw feels like a loss "Tottenham striker Harry Kane says result feels like a loss, as Spurs go from 2-0 to 2-2 against Olympiacos in the opening game of the Champions League."...
16:51, 09/20/2019

Making carbon-neutral clothes out of algae: the designers taking on fast fashion – video The fashion industry is a fossil-fuel-guzzling operation as many of our clothes are made from petroleum-based textiles such as polyester. Even natural fibres such as cotton have a huge carbon footprint and require a large portion of the world’s pesticides. In a bid to solve this disastrous environme...
16:51, 09/20/2019

‘Don't dress like Ally McBeal’: the new rules of women’s workwear Office culture has changed but no one has a clue about the dress code. Here’s your 2019 updateThe new workwear: 10 key pieces for 2019 Looking back, the late 20th century looks like an enviably straightforward place to live. There’s probably a touch of rose-tinted hindsight here, I suppose (imagine ...
16:51, 09/20/2019

I tried the Light Phone for a week – could I survive on just texts and calls? If you spend hours a day staring at your phone screen for social media, games and reading, a new no-frills device could help nudge you back to the real worldFor years, I have had a screensaver on my iPhone that says READ A BOOK INSTEAD. It hasn’t worked.I used my phone for an average of 4 hours and ...
16:51, 09/20/2019

Rating Firm S&P Global Says Corporate Tax Cuts 'Credit Negative' The government slashed corporate taxes on Friday, giving a surprise $20.5 billion break aimed at reviving private investment and lifting growth from a six-year low that has caused job losses and......
16:51, 09/20/2019

Corporate Tax Cut To 25.2% To Spur Growth, Markets Celebrate: 10 Points The centre today reduced corporate tax on domestic firms in a bid to boost the sluggish economy, hurt by slowing demand across sectors, especially manufacturing that is among the highest contributors......
16:51, 09/20/2019

Google honors 'Friends' with Easter eggs when you search Ross, Rachel, other characters Google is paying tribute to the hit TV show 'Friends' by hiding easter eggs in search results for Ross, Rachel, and other characters.       ...
16:51, 09/20/2019

Controversy over Trump phone call centers on Ukraine, as president claims new plot by Schiff The developing controversy over a mysterious phone conversation President Trump had with a foreign leader apparently centers on Ukraine, as the president and his allies claim the uproar is just another partisan plot against him. ...
16:51, 09/20/2019

Mark Sanford claims Trump’s reelection team is ‘scared’ about his primary challenge President Trump may be up by more than 80 percentage points over his three GOP presidential primary challengers in a new Fox News poll, but the way Mark Sanford sees it, someone in Trump’s re-election team is “scared.”...
16:51, 09/20/2019

Stone County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Michael Stephen was always the 'first guy in, last one out,' chief says The morning of July 18 “began as about as routine as you can get” for Sgt. Michael Stephen, Arkansas State Police say, with the longtime Stone County Sheriff’s deputy and U.S. Army veteran summoned to a home in Leslie to carry out a domestic welfare check....
18:00, 09/20/2019

East Texas refineries shut key units, cut back production after Imelda East Texas refineries shut key units on Thursday night and cut production after Tropical Storm Imelda brought days of heavy rain over the region, rivaling the inundation from 2017's Hurricane Harvey....
18:01, 09/20/2019

Jerry weakens into category 1 Atlantic hurricane: U.S. NHC Jerry has weakened into a category 1 Atlantic hurricane and is expected to weaken further during the next day or so, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday....
18:01, 09/20/2019

Zantac cancer concerns halt shipments of generic versions of popular heartburn medication A division of Novartis, a pharmaceutical company based in Switzerland, has halted shipments of generic versions of the heartburn medication Zantac after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced it found trace amounts of a potentially cancer-causing chemical in the product. ...
18:02, 09/20/2019

Burger King to ditch plastic toys from kids' meals in the UK Burger Kings in the United Kingdom will no longer offer plastic toys in kids' meals as part of an endeavor to protect the environment.       ...
18:03, 09/20/2019

Bringing Mom on a job interview? When bulldozer parenting goes too far Bulldozer parents are filling out job applications, sitting in on job interviews and heavily involving themselves in their children's careers.       ...
18:03, 09/20/2019

New Cars 2019: What's coming before 2020 and when? Shopping for new wheels? Before you do, check out our hub page for the most important new cars still to come this year Many may be looking on to see what's coming in 2020, but there's plenty of life in 2019 yet when it comes to new car debuts.  It's been a bumper year so far, with important releas...
18:03, 09/20/2019

High Protein Diet: This Rajma Salad Is Vibrant Mix Of All Things Nice And Nutritious This Smoked Kidney Bean Salad recipecould prove as an ideal addition to your weight-loss diet. Apart from the goodness of rajma, the delish salad also contains red and yellow bell pepper, spring......
18:34, 09/20/2019

Vinales fastest in MotoGP Aragon FP2, Marquez crashes Maverick Vinales led Yamaha MotoGP team-mate Valentino Rossi in Aragon Grand Prix FP2, though Marquez held onto top spot on the combined times despite a small crash...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Renault wants time penalties instead of grid drops in Formula 1 Renault Formula 1 team boss Cyril Abiteboul says a time penalty served within or at the end of a race would be a better alternative to grid penalties...
18:34, 09/20/2019

'The youth will not back down': Hundreds of thousands of protesters join Global Climate Strike High school students concerned about climate change planned to skip classes Friday to join Global Climate Strike marches.        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

AP Top Stories September 20 Trump and Congress locked in whistle-blower dispute; Trudeau again addresses racial controversy; Flooding in Texas; more.        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

6 Shot, one killed in Washington, D.C. Washington, DC police say six adults were found with gunshot wounds on Thursday night and one of them was pronounced dead. The others were hospitalized. (Sept. 20)        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Tottenham Hotspur FC completes 637 million pound stadium refinancing Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has completed a 637 million pound ($798.67 million) stadium refinancing package that included a bond issue to U.S. investors and a term loan, the company said in a......
18:34, 09/20/2019

China drafts bar for net capital of banks' wealth management units China released draft rules on net capital management of commercial banks' wealth management units on Friday, a follow-up move to regulate the risk of country's newly structured wealth management......
18:34, 09/20/2019

In India, you don’t need a Google phone to have a Google Assistant Enlarge / Google Assistant isn't just for smartphones anymore—at least, not in India. (credit: McKay Savage / Flickr) India is an enormous developing market for international companies like Google—who list Hindi as the second most-used Google Assistant language, after English—but many of those pot...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Second Pacific nation in a week ditches Taiwan for Beijing Kiribati has become the second nation in a week to drop Taiwan as a diplomatic ally and move towards Beijing, Taipei's foreign ministry announced Friday....
18:34, 09/20/2019

Trump Jr. urges MAGA votes for Sean Spicer on Dancing with the Stars to drive Hollywood 'crazy' Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer is doing what he does best in his bid to push deep into the Dancing with the Stars season. And it’s not dancing....
18:34, 09/20/2019

FedEx pilot arrested by Chinese authorities A FedEx pilot was recently detained by Chinese authorities in Guangzhou, a city in southern mainland China. It's the latest in an escalating conflict between the shipping company and the Chinese government....
19:00, 09/20/2019

Tony DeAngelo ends Rangers holdout, signs for $925K Busy morning for the Blueshirts. The Rangers announced Friday that restricted free agent defenseman Tony DeAngelo ended his holdout, signing the one-year, $925,000 that had been on the table for a while. It is the same deal that another restricted free agent, forward Brendan Lemieux, signed in the l...
19:00, 09/20/2019

The Red Sox are really cleaning house now The firing of Dave Dombrowski was only the first, as the Red Sox attempt to remodel their organization following a disappointing season in 2019. Ten months removed from winning a World Series, the Red Sox fired their president of baseball operations two weeks ago. Then on Thursday, Boston fired fron...
19:00, 09/20/2019

The broken dreams and promises of LaVar Ball’s failed basketball league “Where’s our money?” It was early August 2018 and the Junior Basketball Association (JBA) — the college-alternative pro league that LaVar Ball created — was holding its first-ever playoffs at tiny Eagle’s Nest Arena, the home of California State-Los Angeles. And Alan Foster, the no...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Antonio Brown sent ‘intimidating’ texts this week: second accuser The artist who accused Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown of sexually harassing her in his Pittsburgh home in 2017 claims he sent her harassing text messages after she went public with the allegation this week, a report said Thursday. The woman, who was not identified, provided text messages to Sp...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Lilly Singh: from YouTube star to late-night's first queer woman of color As a queer woman of color, Lilly Singh is already breaking new ground in a world dominated by white men but can she bring online success to network TV?In March 2019, Lilly Singh, one of YouTube’s biggest stars, appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon for a surprise announcement. “Ya girl,” sh...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Stieg Larsson and the unsolved murder case of Olof Palme The assassination of Swedish prime minister Olof Palme obsessed Larsson for years – he even put several references to it in his novels. Do his secret files contain vital clues?On a snowy March day five years ago, I was waiting in my old, square Volvo outside a rented storage facility on the outskirt...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Margaret Atwood: ‘For a long time we were moving away from Gilead. Then we started going back towards it’ The bestselling author of The Testaments talks about her unusual upbringing and why it was time to revisit the dystopia of The Handmaid’s Tale“You are in chaos,” Margaret Atwood decrees calmly over tea. “It’s Cavaliers versus Roundheads.” We meet in London, the afternoon before she is due at Waterst...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Donald Trump And Japan PM Shinzo Abe To Discuss US Auto Tariffs Next Week U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to clinch a deal on farm tariffs and digital trade when they meet in New York next week....
19:00, 09/20/2019

Disenchantment returns from hiatus with a new prophecy, a new kingdom, and a new mission After a year on hiatus, Disenchantment returns with the second part of its 20-episode first season, and everyone’s fates are still in flux. Queen Dagmar has turned the citizens of Dreamland to stone, save for King Zøg and his son Derek, and pinned the crime on Zøg’s amphibian second wife, Oona. Dagm...
19:00, 09/20/2019

The believers are prepping their Naruto runs as multiple parties spring up around Area 51 Before we begin, let’s make one thing clear: There are no aliens at Area 51. They were either transferred back when a stoned 21-year first announced his plans to storm the military facility back in June or freed into the desert this past Wednesday when the CIA declared the area a no-fly zone. Hell, ...
19:00, 09/20/2019

If you buy an iPhone 11, you need to buy this next Apple's iPhone 11 ships with a slow charger in the box, but it supports fast charging. So buy this cable and charger to get a 50% charge in 30 minutes....
19:51, 09/20/2019

Abdelhak Nouri: The Ajax prodigy who suffered permanent brain damage Ajax's Abdelhak Nouri played for the club he always loved, until he suffered serious and permanent brain damage during a pre-season friendly in 2017....
19:52, 09/20/2019

Electric cars: Low earners may never get to drive one Already struggling to keep aging vehicles on the road, low-wage workers could be forgotten in the electomobility age. Climate crisis or not, policymakers face increasing pressure to ensure everyone can stay mobile....
19:52, 09/20/2019

What is the Bundesliga doing for the climate? Hundreds of thousands demonstrated for a better climate in Germany - and on the weekend, hundreds of thousands will make the pilgrimage to Bundesliga stadiums, which has a huge carbon impact. What to do, Bundesliga?...
19:52, 09/20/2019

| Archer rewarded with England contracts England paceman Jofra Archer has been awarded a central contract for Test and white-ball cricket for the first time after making an impact during the World Cup and the Ashes....
19:52, 09/20/2019

Huawei forced to launch Mate 30 phone without Google apps New Android smartphone falls foul of trade war and Trump’s blacklisting of Chinese firmThe launch of Huawei’s latest smartphone, the Mate 30, has been hampered by the ongoing trade war between China and the US, which has resulted in Google pulling its apps and services from the company’s new devices...
19:52, 09/20/2019

Sega Mega Drive Mini review – a legacy truly honoured Perfectly modelled and smoothly animated, the 42 built-in games are lovingly reproduced, with modern gaming benefits. It’s a delightful surpriseIt’s been almost three years since Nintendo launched its diminutive NES Mini console and discovered a vast audience for stylish retro hardware. Since then, ...
19:52, 09/20/2019

|ShoMadjozionviralhit'JohnCena':It'sinspiredbyheartache Like many around the world, I love John Cena. It's a catchy tune – every now and again I find myself randomly humming along to the beat or getting lost in videos of dancers from around the globe showing off their moves to the track....
19:52, 09/20/2019

Hurricane Lorena bears down on Mexico's Los Cabos Owners pulled boats from the water and hauled them away on trailers, while shopkeepers put plywood over windows and doors as Hurricane Lorena bore down Friday on Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area....
19:52, 09/20/2019

Kiribati cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan, second Pacific island nation in a week The Pacific island nation of Kiribati cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan on Friday, becoming the second country to do so this week and strengthening Beijing's hand....
19:52, 09/20/2019

Attack on Saudi Arabia oil field would likely not have been stopped by any country: expert Saudi Arabia defended itself as well as possible from the recent massive attack on its oil facilities -- an attack that the U.S. has blamed on Iran, a military expert said....
19:52, 09/20/2019

JC Penney prepping for debt talks ahead of the holiday season, Bloomberg says J.C. Penney is preparing for talks with its creditors on ways it can ease its debt load, buying the retailer some time ahead of the critical holiday shopping season, Bloomberg reported....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Gender gap in science and tech could be down to girls' academic strengths, say researchers New research suggests fewer girls pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — because they're better than boys at reading....
20:52, 09/20/2019

China's cuts new one-year lending benchmark rate marginally China cut its new one-year benchmark lending rate for the second month in a row on Friday, to 4.20%, as the central bank seeks to guide borrowing costs lower for an economy hit by the Sino-U.S. trade war....
20:52, 09/20/2019

U.S. lifts tariffs on 400 Chinese products, Trump wants 'complete' trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration was "making a lot of progress" with China on Friday, as deputy-level trade talks continued for a second day and Washington lifted tariffs on over 400 Chinese products....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg pledges cooperation with U.S. antitrust probe: congressman Congressman David Cicilline, chair of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Friday that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged cooperation with the panel's probe into online markets during a meeting on Capitol Hill....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Fed's Rosengren says interest rate cuts are 'not costless' Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren, who dissented from the central bank's decision to cut interest rates earlier this week, repeated on Friday that monetary stimulus was not needed for the U.S. economy and posed its own problems....
20:52, 09/20/2019

U.S. federal funds rate fell below top-end of Fed's target The average interest rate on what the banks charge each other to borrow reserves overnight on Thursday fell below the upper-end of the Federal Reserve's target range for the first time this week in the aftermath of turmoil in money markets....
20:52, 09/20/2019

‘Lot of work’ before Notre Dame Cathedral rebuild can begin Notre Dame has far to go to recover from a destructive fire but a hardy copper rooster that once topped the spire is serving as a reminder that all wasn't lost....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Provincial government asks N.L. wood cutters to stop operations after social media threats The department of land resources says it has notified the RCMP and wants cutting operations to cease near Port Blandford until it can get more information on the physical threats....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Scientists to learn from New research, published this week in the journal Science, suggests long dormant genes can be turned on to help crops survive extreme weather -- and researchers are looking toward rice for inspiration....
20:53, 09/20/2019

Justin Trudeau says he does not know how many times he's worn blackface in his life Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday after a photo emerged of him wearing brownface during a school event in 2001. He said it was a racist photo but he didn't consider it racist at the time....
21:51, 09/20/2019

The Root's Clapback Mailbag: Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics Each and every Friday, The Root sorts through the emails, tweets, direct messages and comments we received that week to find out exactly what is on our readers’ minds. Over the years, we discovered that the people who read The Root are mostly concerned with one thing:...
21:51, 09/20/2019

All Hell Breaks Loose After Tekashi 6ix9ine Outs Cardi B, Jim Jones as Gang Members in Court Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, born Daniel Hernandez, continues to prove tea was made to be spilled as his epic testimonies against his former associates Anthony “Harv” Ellison and Aljermiah “Nuke” Mack, alleged members of the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods, continued for the third day....
21:51, 09/20/2019

UN staff support youth-driven global action on climate crisis Staff at UN Headquarters in New York joined untold numbers of students, scientists, organized labour, and everyday people worldwide, who took to the streets on Friday, demanding action to address climate change....
21:51, 09/20/2019

What Makes Janice's Laugh on Friends So Memorable? Maggie Wheeler Has a Theory Maggie Wheeler can't escape Friends, but that's not a problem. "People stop me on the street and they say, 'Will you laugh? Will you do the oh my god?' whatever it is,......
21:51, 09/20/2019

Scott Disick Calls It Quits on Flip It Like Disick's Jed Smith Project: "I'm Over It" Real estate is a risky business. But does that necessarily mean Scott Disick should quit while he's ahead? The home renovation expert and his team aren't seeing eye-to-eye in this......
21:51, 09/20/2019

6ix9ine’s Testimony: The Rapper’s Rise, Beefs and Crash, in His Own Words This week in federal court, a polarizing musician was an eager witness, describing how his career was tied to his association with the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods. These are excerpts from his days on the stand....
21:51, 09/20/2019

Microsoft to provide free Windows 7 updates for voting systems in 2020 The January 2020 end-of-support date for Windows 7 was expected to have a major impact on elections in the U.S. and other countries around the world. Today's announcement means those voting systems will receive free updates through the end of the year....
21:51, 09/20/2019

This free Windows 10 upgrade offer still works. Here's why -- and how to get it More than three years after Microsoft’s free upgrade offer officially ended, people are still reporting successful Windows 10 upgrades from older machines. Here’s the latest extremely unofficial report....
21:51, 09/20/2019

Rocket Report: Russia to build 11 more Protons, Boeing wants EUS funding Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.15 of the Rocket Report! We're back after traveling last week, and the newsletter is packed with information about all manner of rockets. Perhaps the most surprising tidbit this...
22:51, 09/20/2019

Teen vaping surge: 25% of 12th graders report recent use, 11% daily use Enlarge (credit: Getty | Justin Sullivan ) Preliminary data from two long-standing nationwide surveys reveals a sustained surge in e-cigarette use—aka vaping—by teens over the last two years. About 25% of 12th graders in 2019 reported using nicotine-containing vaping products within 30 days of tak...
22:51, 09/20/2019

US prosecutors charge ex-UAW official with conspiracy in widening union corruption probe The former top aide of retired United Auto Workers Vice President Joe Ashton, a former member of GM's board, was charged Friday with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering....
22:52, 09/20/2019

Hundreds of Thousands Demand Climate Action in Massive Youth-Led Strikes Around the World After years of equivocation on climate issues by politicians and leaders around the world, young people have had enough. That’s the message from the young leaders of Friday’s global climate protests, which drew hundreds of thousands of people to climate “strikes” around the w...
22:53, 09/20/2019

Amnesty International Says Hong Kong Police Using ‘Reckless and Indiscriminate Tactics’ Amnesty International on Friday accused Hong Kong police of employing “reckless and indiscriminate tactics” against protesters in what amounts to an alarming pattern of abuse, and called for an independent investigation. In a new report, Amnesty documented a series of arbitrary arrests a...
22:53, 09/20/2019

Global Climate Strike Protests Kick off in Australia Ahead of U.N. Summit (CANBERRA, Australia) — Thousands of protesters gathered Friday at rallies around Australia as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead a U.N. summit in New York. Some of the first rallies in what is being billed as a “global climat...
22:53, 09/20/2019

Get a month of Now TV's Sky Sports pass access for half price - includes all 11 channels Fancy trying out the complete Sky sports package with no long-term commitments? Then this Now TV Sky Sports pass offer is perfect for you.Instead of the standard price of £33.99 for a month of Sky Sports on Now TV, it will only cost you £16.99 today. After that month it goes up to £33...
22:54, 09/20/2019

Thank you so much, Google, for giving us the iPhone 11’s most incredible new feature Hardcore Android fans will deny it until they’re blue in the face for some reason, but Android exists as it does today because of Apple. It’s true — after acquiring Android, Google was building out the mobile operating system as a terrible copy of BlackBerry’s mobile OS. Don&...
22:54, 09/20/2019

Controversy over Trump phone call centers on Ukraine, as president decries 'partisan' complaint The developing controversy over a mysterious phone conversation President Trump had with a foreign leader apparently centers on Ukraine, as the president and his allies fight back and claim the uproar is just another "partisan" plot against him. ...
22:54, 09/20/2019

New 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Black Series spied News 20 Sep, 2019 An even more potent version of the Mercedes-AMG GT R has been caught on camera, complete with aggressive body kit and large rear wing...
23:36, 09/20/2019

Citroen SpaceTourer receives new drivetrain option News 20 Sep, 2019 The Citroen SpaceTourer’s least powerful 2.0-litre diesel engine can now be specced with an eight-speed automatic gearbox...
23:36, 09/20/2019

At least 4 dead, multiple critical injuries in tour bus crash outside of Bryce Canyon National Park At least four people are dead and multiple others critically injured after a tour bus crashed outside Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah.        ...
23:36, 09/20/2019

Multiple dead, critical injuries in Utah tour bus crash outside Bryce Canyon National Park Multiple rescue crews and emergency responders were called to the crash on State Route 12, the main highway to the park, located in central Utah.        ...
23:36, 09/20/2019

'Storm Area 51' event draws only 100 people, one arrested for public urination Only one person was arrested for public urination of the 100 visiting the entrance gate to Area 51 after the viral Facebook event.        ...
23:36, 09/20/2019

A string of suspicious deaths: What we know about veterans who died at the Clarksburg VA Authorities are investigating 10 suspicious deaths at a VA hospital in Clarksburg, West Virginia. Here's what we know about the veterans who died.        ...
23:36, 09/20/2019

Jeep Cherokee The midsize utility, freshened for the 2019 model year with styling changes to the nose and tail, gets technology upgrades and new paint options for the 2020 model year....
23:36, 09/20/2019

Unity Technologies acquires mobile and web game marketing firm DeltaDNA Unity Technologies continued its quest to be a one-stop shop for game developers today with the acquisition of mobile-and-web marketing and analytics firm DeltaDNA.Read More...
23:37, 09/20/2019

Magic: The Gathering — Arena’s new challenges give you a shot to win every card in Standard Beginning Thursday, September 26 in Magic: The Gathering -- Arena, you can enter the "Play Any Deck Challenge" event, where you can play any card in Standard. A later event gives you a chance to win every card in Standard.Read More...
23:37, 09/20/2019

Google to spend $3 billion on European datacenters Google will make an additional investment of $3.3 billion over the next two years to expand its European data centers, CEO Sundar Pichai said.Read More...
23:37, 09/20/2019

Ganging up: Kavanaugh faces 2 more critical media books, from Wash Post, LA Times The publishing industry is bracing for a public push back on pending investigative books about Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh after the New York Times fumbled its debut of theirs....
23:37, 09/20/2019

Gun shock: Majority support ‘mandatory buyback’ of AR-15s A new survey appears to support Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s push for a mandatory buyback of semi-automatic weapons such as AR-15s and AK-47s, among the most popular guns in the world....
23:37, 09/20/2019

Mysterious underground continents may be as old as Earth Ancient, gigantic regions of rocks as large as continents exist hundreds of miles below the Earth's crust and could be as old as the planet itself, according to a new study....
23:37, 09/20/2019

5 inconvenient truths about the 'climate strike' Thousands of students around the world are leaving class Friday, going on "strike" to demand immediate action against climate change. But critics say they miss these important big-picture facts....
23:37, 09/20/2019

Newly discovered interstellar visitor could be intercepted, study says It's been nearly a month since the second interstellar object, C/2019 Q4 (Borisov), was detected. And this newly identified object could potentially be studied, according to a new study....
23:37, 09/20/2019

Climate Activism Is Feminism In a Dying World In the absence of clear, concise, and unified action from elected officials around the world to fight the climate crisis, it’s the utmost bullshit that teenagers, children, and other students have had to step in and rise up. The nihilism driving this lack of interest (or, in cases like the Trump ad...
23:37, 09/20/2019

Preorder LEGO's Enormous Star Destroyer Set, Get Free LEGOLAND or LEGOLAND Discovery Center Tickets LEGO’s upcoming 4784-piece Star Destroyer looks like one of the most stunning LEGO Star Wars sets in a long and rich tradition of amazing LEGO Star Wars sets, and if you preorder it through LEGO today, you’ll get double VIP points with a free LEGO VIP account....
23:37, 09/20/2019

Borderlands 3: The Kotaku Review Take a bag of potato chips—any brand, anywhere—and you more or less know what you’re going to get. Crispy, greasy salt and oil delivered via thin layers of starch, they make a mess of crumbs and grease, and they’re terribly delicious, extremely difficult to stop eating once you’ve caved into the fir...
23:37, 09/20/2019

The A.V. Club’s 17 most-anticipated shows of fall 2019 With autumn upon us, it’s time to harvest the benefits of studio executive sessions, production deals, and in certain cases, years of storytelling. The A.V. Club has looked out at the ever-widening TV landscape—where networks are doubling their pleasure by launching proprietary streaming services—to...
23:37, 09/20/2019

Trudeau Tries to Change Conversation From Blackface. It Doesn’t Quite Work. The prime minister of Canada wanted to talk about a ban on military-style rifles in Canada. Reporters wanted to talk about the possibility of new images of him emerging....
00:00, 09/21/2019

Trump's nominee to lead federal media agency used nonprofit donations to fund private company Michael Pack, a conservative filmmaker linked to Steve Bannon, saw at least $1.6 million in donations from his nonprofit go into his independent company....
00:00, 09/21/2019

U.S. to help El Salvador handle more asylum seekers The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of Central American migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border by strengthening El Salvador's capacity to receive asylum seekers but did not detail any concrete actions....
00:00, 09/21/2019

Canada's Trudeau pledges assault rifle ban, pivots campaign amid blackface scandal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, embroiled in a blackface picture scandal, on Friday pledged to ban military-style assault rifles in the country's most ethnically diverse city in a bid to get his campaign back on issue....
00:00, 09/21/2019

Drug and medical suppliers say Brexit freight plans needed urgently Makers and suppliers of life-saving drugs and medical devices say they have still not been told by British authorities how their goods will be handled if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal at the end of October....
00:00, 09/21/2019

FDA approves oral diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved an oral version of Novo Nordisk's diabetes drug semaglutide, a boost for the Danish drugmaker which hopes to transform the market by offering patients a non-injectable treatment....
00:00, 09/21/2019

Factbox: India, South Korea latest to take steps on e-cigarettes South Korea and India this week were the latest countries after Brazil and Thailand to ban or warn about the sale of e-cigarettes, the latest global blows to a vaping industry under pressure over growing health concerns....
00:00, 09/21/2019

With India, Trump Practices the Art of the Mini-Deal The administration’s prospective deal with India could be a boon to some farmers and businesses, but it is much smaller than a traditional trade pact....
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Trump Calls China a ‘Threat to the World’ as Trade Talks Approach The president says he will not accept an interim trade deal and accused China of building up its military with funds earned through unfair trade practices....
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Program to Prevent Suicide by Veterans Earns Bipartisan Support More than 6,000 veterans took their own lives each year between 2008 and 2017, and roughly 20 a day since 2014, according to statistics released Friday....
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Trump Pressed Ukraine’s Leader as Giuliani Pushed for Biden Inquiry Mr. Trump has been prodding the Ukrainian government to investigate Mr. Biden and his family, but the new whistle-blower complaint has drastically raised the stakes....
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Protesting Climate Change, Young People Take to Streets in a Global Strike Anxious about the future and angry about the failure to curb the crisis, hundreds of thousands joined an urgent call for action against climate change....
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Roundup Weedkiller Is Blamed for Cancers, but Farmers Say It’s Not Going Away After a blockbuster acquisition, Bayer may lose billions over claims that the No. 1 agricultural chemical is unsafe. But its market niche seems secure....
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Humana CEO: Competition and innovation lower drug prices better than just putting a cap on them "I really want to encourage competition because I think competition creates innovation, and when you create innovation everyone wins," Humana CEO Bruce Broussard says....
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Steve Mnuchin dissed 181 major CEOs in a new battle over the future of profits Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says the CEOs of major companies who signed the Business Roundtable's new statement on the purpose of a corporation made a mistake. He's not the only one....
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The NBA's Dumb New Tampering Rules Are Rolling Out So, this is silly: The NBA Board of Governors unanimously passed a stricter package of anti-tampering rules. Small-market teams scared of voracious big-market rivals, teams recently burned in free agency, and teams who just want to vote in lockstep so as not to look suspicious—whatever their varying...
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Calvin Johnson: Lions Made Me "Change My Story" About Concussion Calvin Johnson sat down for an interview with Sports Illustrated to discuss his NFL career and the reasons behind his early retirement from football. Johnson comes across as a guy who is very much at peace with how his career turned out, and who isn’t shy about revealing some of the uglier aspects o...
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Amazon’s Sweeping Climate Plan Is Full of Gaping Holes On Thursday, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he was committing the world’s largest online retailer to meeting the terms of what he christened “The Climate Pledge.” Broadly outlined, signing the pledge, which Bezos hopes others will do as well, commits a company to meeting the emission reduction...
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Even Vlad Guerrero Jr. Had To Appreciate Austin Hays Robbing His Home Run If the catch of the year happens in a late September baseball game between the Orioles and Blue Jays that maybe a few hundred people on Earth watched live, is it still the catch of the year?...
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'How Many Stories Can You Write About Rape?': 20 Years of Law & Order: SVU When Law & Order: Special Victims Unit premiered on September 20, 1999, reviews took issue with the righteousness of its lead characters Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Elliott Stabler (Christopher Meloni), and its dark subject matter. “I don’t think we need an entire show dedicated to the ...
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Groups threaten to sue over nuclear weapons work at US labs LOS ALAMOS, NM — Nuclear watchdog groups say they will sue if the US government doesn’t conduct a nationwide programmatic environmental review of its plans to expand production of key components for the nation’s nuclear arsenal. Federal officials have set a deadline of 2030 for ramped-up production ...
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Amnesty accuses Hong Kong police of ‘disturbing pattern’ of abuse, torture Amnesty International accused Hong Kong police on Friday of torture and other abuses in their handling of more than three months of pro-democracy protests, but the police say they have shown restraint on the street in the face of increased violence....
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Trump says ending China trade war not a priority before 2020 election President Trump said Friday that his administration was “making a lot of progress” with China, as deputy-level trade talks continued for a second day and Washington lifted tariffs on over 400 Chinese products at the request of US businesses, who said they’d be hurt by the tariffs. But he also noted ...
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Asia Pacific stocks inch higher amid US-China trade jitters Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Friday as investors digested a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front that dampened hopes of a deal being reached between the two economic powerhouses....
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'Little People, Big World' star Amy Roloff is engaged to boyfriend Chris Marek "Little People, Big World" mom Amy Roloff is engaged! The reality TV star, 55, says she was "thrilled" by the proposal by boyfriend Chris Marek.        ...
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China releases new images of a bizarre substance found in a Moon crater Earlier this month, the Chinese space agency revealed that the Yutu-2 rover it sent to the far side of the Moon months back found something it didn’t expect. The rover’s handlers spotted something strange in a crater just as the rover was preparing to power down for the lunar night. It w...
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NASA’s SLS rocket is finally taking shape, well behind schedule NASA fully intends to send humans back to the Moon sooner rather than later. Despite funding woes, the agency is still doing its best to hold true to a 2024 deadline set forth by the Trump administration, and things are slowly beginning to come together. In a new blog post, NASA celebrates a signifi...
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7 Moments From F.R.I.E.N.D.S That Will Always Be There For You Twenty-five years ago, on September 22, 1994, the first episode of F.R.I.E.N.D.S aired. Here are seven unforgettable moments from the show that every fan loves to watch over and over again....
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Reporter Says She Tried To Contact Dead Man For Comment. Video Is Viral An old video of a US news reporter recently resurfaced on Twitter and has gone viral with hilarious reactions, memes and jokes. Sara Welch of KTLA news station, made the gaffe on air saying she......
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Secretive FBI demands for information go far beyond tech companies, new documents reveal The FBI has sent secretive written demands for information to more than 120 companies in recent years, according to documents released Friday, raising new questions about the government’s ability to quietly gather data on people....
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Women's tour punctuates year of change in pro hockey A coalition of top women's hockey talent is hosting its first public competition in Toronto on Saturday, months after pledging not to join any professional North American league until an economically viable option emerged....
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Europe and Team World end Laver Cup session level Dominic Thiem and Jack Sock won their singles matches as Team Europe and Team World shared the spoils in the day session on the first day of the Laver Cup in Geneva on Friday....
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Belichick bolts press conference after Brown questions New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick abruptly left his press conference Friday after being asked repeated questions concerning embattled receiver Antonio Brown....
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Report: Yanks' German to miss rest of '19 New York Yankees right-hander Domingo German will not pitch again in 2019 after being placed on administrative leave under the joint MLB-MLBPA domestic violence policy, ESPN reported Friday....
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Zøg rebounds with ursine love on a silly, sweet Disenchantment “The Lonely Heart Is A Hunter” basically contains one joke, but it’s a pretty funny joke and it’s taken in just about every conceivable direction. Basically, Zøg falls in love with a bear. More specifically, he falls in love with Ursula (Jeny Batten), a Forest Selkie who turns into a beautiful woman...
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Zach Galifianakis goes on actual public access shows to promote Between Two Ferns: The Movie Part of the appeal of Zach Galifianakis’ “Between Two Ferns” was how its chintzy Windows 95 aesthetic clashed with the sanitized polish of celebrities like Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston, and Ben Stiller. It’s odd, then, to imagine the show refashioned for a platform as shiny as Netflix; then again, it...
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Sylvester Stallone used to hate Dolph Lundgren for being "too perfect, too good-looking" Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren are pals these days—the latter’s starred in the former’s Expendables films, in addition to reprising his role as Ivan Drago in Creed II—but they weren’t always so chummy. As Stallone recently recalled to Jimmy Fallon, it was his seething dislike of Lundgren that...
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Here's Why Jet Airliner Engines Are Never Painted In Front If you look out the windows at a busy airport, or maybe out the porthole on your next airplane ride, you might notice that many planes are mostly white but the ring at the forward tips of their engines is always silver. There’s a reason for that, and it’s not just style....
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No, These McLarens In Houston Were Not Flooded You may have seen a photo going around of a line of McLarens parked on a dealership lot appearing to partially submerged in floodwater. While it did rain a lot in Houston yesterday, the dealership in question has assured us that the cars are fine....
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