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Mineral resources and energy director general Thabo Mokoena told Parliament’s portfolio committee on mineral resources and energy that the department received nine judgments since ...

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Lynx boss Cheryl Reeve chosen WNBA Executive of the Year Minnesota Lynx general manager and coach Cheryl Reeve has been chosen WNBA basketball executive of the year after steering the team to a ninth straight appearance in the playoffs despite losing several longtime stars....
12:51, 09/19/2019

Illegal immigrant from Mexico gets 70 months in prison for attacking Border Patrol agent with flashlight An undocumented Mexican national was sentenced to 70 months in prison after attacking a Border Patrol agent with a flashlight earlier this year, the Justice Department said Monday....
13:17, 09/19/2019

Tony Blair: Jeremy Corbyn mustn't risk mixing Brexit with general election EXCLUSIVE: Former PM warns of big 'gamble' on Brexit election Says Boris Johnson advised 'by gang of adventurers Follow our live politics updates HERE...
13:19, 09/19/2019

John Humphrys pays touching tribute to listeners as he bows out of Today programme after three decades John Humphrys today bowed out of presenting the Today programme after 32 years, thanking his listeners who "gave him a pat on the back and often a kick up the backside"....
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Ex-bosses at Fukushima nuclear plant cleared over tsunami meltdown Three former executives of the company operating the Fukushima nuclear power plant today walked free from court after being found not guilty of professional negligence following the 2011 meltdown....
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Dramatic moment hero police officers spring into action to save man as he jumps off bridge While another said: "My heart almost stopped. Such quick action by this Officer saved this young man's life. The Officer very well could have been pulled over himself. You are a hero."...
13:19, 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

Cole 18th in MLB history with 300 K's in season Astros right-hander Gerrit Cole struck out Shin-Soo Choo in the sixth inning Wednesday night for his 300th strikeout of the season. He's the 18th major leaguer since 1900 to strike out at least 300 in a season....
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....
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In Pakistan-Held Kashmir, Growing Calls for Independence An emboldened independence movement in Pakistan-held Kashmir has the government on edge, emerging as the state tries to rein in anti-India militants....
13:51, 09/19/2019

Please, I Beg You, My Home State Does Not Need Another Kennedy Rep. Joe Kennedy III is reportedly planning to announce that he will challenge Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey in the 2020 Democratic state primary....
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Two Men in ICE Custody Reach Day 72 of Hunger Strike Two Indian asylum seekers detained by U.S. immigration Gurjant Singh and Ajay Kumar have been on hunger strike for 72 days, according to their attorneys. Advocates are concerned for their health....
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Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashes in France; pilot trapped hanging from power line A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed in France on Thursday — and authorities say one of its pilots hit a high-voltage power line, leaving him hanging in the air....
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Bank of England leaves interest rates alone amid Brexit volatility The Bank of England on Thursday voted to hold interest rates steady, and warned that prolonged instability over Britain's planned departure from the European Union will significantly harm the domestic economy....
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Iran warns against war as U.S. and Saudi weigh response to oil attack Iran warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday against being dragged into all-out war in the Middle East following an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran....
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U.S. drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan A U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labor in the fields, officials said on Thursday....
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EU executive says Britain sent in "papers" with Brexit ideas Britain has submitted some proposals in writing of how it would like the stalled Brexit deal to be amended, a spokeswoman for the European Union's executive Commission said on Thursday, confirming an earlier Reuters report....
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EU sees no Brexit proposal deadline, but sees summit "milestone" The European Commission has no firm deadline for when Britain should make a formal proposal to break the deadlock over Brexit, but says it should be presented before a "milestone" EU summit on Oct. 17-18....
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What is the Mercury Prize? Who won last year? 2019 predictions The Mercury Prize 2019 takes place tonight – but what is it? And who won last year? Here we explain all, including the 2019 predictions...
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Sword in the Stones: 3,200-Year-Old Weapon Unearthed Near Spanish Megalith Archaeologists working on the Spanish holiday island of Majorca (Mallorca) have made a surprising discovery. They came across a 3,200-year-old sword, completely by accident at a Bronze Age site. It is one of the few weapons from that era found on the island.  ...
14:52, 09/19/2019

350 Year Old Code Found In Milton’s ‘Paradise Lost’ Has an undergraduate student discovered a secret message in John Milton's epic poem Paradise Lost? ...
14:52, 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

CBI Seeks Arrest Warrant Against Rajeev Kumar In Alipore Court The CBI today moved a court in Kolkata seeking an arrest warrant against former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar in the Saradha chit fund scam case....
15:18, 09/19/2019

Who needs qubits? Factoring algorithm run on a probabilistic computer Enlarge / The correct answer is a matter of probabilities, so some related wrong answers also appear with some frequency. The phenomenal success of our integrated circuits managed to obscure an awkward fact: they're not always the best way to solve problems. The features of modern computers—binar...
15:51, 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

Humberto batters Bermuda with hurricane-force winds, rain While Bermuda avoided a direct hit from powerful Hurricane Humberto, the storm unleashed rain, fierce winds and pounding seas on its close approach late Wednesday....
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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....
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Hawaii police training sparks false emergency sirens A police training exercise in Hawaii "inadvertently triggered" a false emergency siren on the islands of Oahu and Maui — sparking panic among residents, who have experienced false alerts before....
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Cancer worries halt shipments of generic Zantac A division of Novartis is reportedly halting distribution of generic Zantac pills amid concerns about an ingredient possibly linked to cancer.       ...
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The Downton Abbey Movie Is Exactly What It Should Be As a person who has seen barely a flicker of Downton Abbey on television, I can’t predict whether the movie spin-off–directed by Michael Engler and written by the show’s creator, Julian Fellowes–will be everything longtime fans have hoped for. But as a one-off, it’s a f...
16:17, 09/19/2019

UN climate summit: Scientists’ messages to world leaders Greta Thunberg has urged US congress to "listen to the scientists". Here's what climate scientists have to say ahead of next week's UN climate summit...
16:17, 09/19/2019

Facebook to train AI with police bodycam footage to combat extremism Facebook will work with law enforcement agencies to train its artificial intelligence systems to detect videos of violent events as part of its ongoing battle against extremism on the platform....
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Michelin-starred chef Peter Fiori launches Coutts bank's first ever cookbook A Michelin-starred chef last night launched Coutts bank's first ever cookbook, with recipes including ingredients grown from its very own rooftop garden....
16:18, 09/19/2019

Factbox: Merkel's coalition finalizes German landmark climate plan German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition parties start marathon talks on Thursday to agree a landmark climate action plan designed to help Europe's biggest economy meet its CO2 emission reduction targets by 2030. [L5N26A2V0]...
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Hurricane Lorena dumps heavy rain on Mexico's Pacific coast Hurricane Lorena lashed parts of Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and strong winds early on Thursday, as it barreled towards the popular beach resorts of Los Cabos on the Baja California peninsula....
16:51, 09/19/2019

U.N. climate summit to test world’s resolve to halt warming After a summer of wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is banking on new pledges from governments and businesses to abandon fossil fuels during a special climate summit in New York on Monday....
16:51, 09/19/2019

Books on border wall, Tribe Called Quest on awards longlist A memoir by chef Iliana Regan and Hanif Abdurraqib’s best-selling chronicle of A Tribe Called Quest are among the works on the nonfiction longlist for the National Book Awards...
16:51, 09/19/2019

US Treasury yields fall after Fed cuts rates U.S. government debt prices were higher Thursday morning, after the Fed failed to signal further rate cuts this year, disappointing market expectations....
16:51, 09/19/2019

Eating Cheese May Avoid Blood Vessel Damage From High-Sodium Diet: Study A new study has now pointed at potential benefits of consuming cheese. The study has said that consuming cheese may help protect blood vessels from damage caused by a diet rich in salt....
16:51, 09/19/2019

Vision Mercedes Simplex concept is a retro go-kart of the future News 19 Sep, 2019 Mercedes has unwrapped its latest design exercise – a two-seat, open wheel concept, which blends yesteryear styling with modern technology...
16:51, 09/19/2019

Roku Premiere makes its UK debut, along with new streaming stick designs TV streamers, rejoice: Roku is bringing its Roku Premiere streaming device to the UK.Sitting between the budget Roku Express and premium Roku Streaming Stick+, the mid-range Roku Premiere (£39) offers a compromise of price and features, packing in the 4K and HDR support of the higher-end model ...
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

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

Vessel traffic halted on Beaumont, Texas Ship Channel: U.S. Coast Guard Ship pilots stopped moving vessels along the Beaumont, Texas, Ship Channel due to severe weather caused by Tropical Storm Imelda, said the U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday....
17:34, 09/19/2019

U.S. biofuel credits fall more than 10% ahead of Trump meeting with U.S. senators: traders U.S. biofuel credits on Thursday fell more than 10% ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and senators to discuss biofuels policy, traders said....
17:34, 09/19/2019

AT&T Examines Split With DirecTV AT&T is exploring parting with its DirecTV unit, people familiar with the matter said, a move that would mark a sharp course correction in strategy for the phone giant....
17:34, 09/19/2019

How to Be a Better Decision-Maker, With Neuroscientist David Redish Have you ever found yourself totally immobilized in the face of a decision? Why is making choices so, difficult, whether it’s deciding what to have for dinner or whether we should move across the country? This week, we spoke with neuroscientist David Redish, author of The Mind Within the Brain: How ...
17:34, 09/19/2019

Are Flavored Vapes Safe? Just because a flavoring is safe to eat doesn’t mean it’s safe to inhale. But flavored vapes have become common, thanks to a loophole in regulations....
17:34, 09/19/2019

Brute robbed elderly widow of money for late husband’s tombstone: cops An 89-year-old widow was robbed of money she’d been saving to buy her late husband’s tombstone in a violent attack at her Manhattan apartment, police said Thursday. A brute had followed Maximina Osorio to her home in the Jacob Riis Houses on East 10th Street near Avenue D around 11:45 a....
17:35, 09/19/2019

Fired Senate aide claims boss demanded that he wear leprechaun outfit A former aide to an upstate legislator has filed a human rights complaint accusing his boss of ordering him to wear a leprechaun costume and pull a candy wagon in a parade, according to a report. Kris Thompson also claimed that state Sen. Daphne Jordan fired him as her chief of staff after he declin...
17:35, 09/19/2019

Miami Dolphins' Raekwon McMillan says ref told him to 'Stay off Tom' Brady during Patriots game A Miami Dolphins linebacker said Wednesday a referee told him to be careful with his hits on New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during their matchup over the weekend....
17:35, 09/19/2019

‘Married at First Sight’ Season 9 reunion: Which couples are still together? Last week, the four couples on Season 9 of “Married at First Sight” decided if they wanted to stay married or get a divorce. Now, two months later, the Charlotte, NC, couples are dishing on their new lives together. On the Lifetime reality TV show, eligible singles are matched by three r...
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

‘Mixed-ish’ is about ‘finding your voice,’ says showrunner Karin Gist The universe of “Black-ish” has become as expansive as “Game of Thrones.” The ABC sitcom — soon entering its sixth season following the fictional Johnson family —has spawned two spinoffs: Freeform’s “Grown-ish,” which follows Johnson daughter Zoey (Yara Shahidi) through college, and now ABC’s “Mixed...
17:35, 09/19/2019

‘Ad Astra’ is a major comeback for Brad Pitt When somebody asks Brad Pitt what he did this summer, here’s how he should respond: “Resuscitated my acting career!” Although the movie star’s best days seemed well behind him, he has, out of nowhere, delivered a pair of stellar performances these past few months: as a devilishly funny stuntman in “...
17:35, 09/19/2019

'God bless you': TSA officer uses Heimlich maneuver to save choking passenger A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer recently saved the life of a passenger at an Alaska airport when she choked on a grape.       ...
18:00, 09/19/2019

September aviation photos: Plane spotting around the world Check out airplanes and airports from around the world in this collection of September's greatest airline and plane photos.       ...
18:00, 09/19/2019

Study: Even short-lived solar panels can be economically viable A new study shows that, contrary to widespread belief within the solar power industry, new kinds of solar cells and panels don’t necessarily have to last for 25 to 30 years in order to be economically viable in today’s market. Rather, solar panels with initial lifetimes of as little as 10 years c...
18:00, 09/19/2019

Trump dismisses report of 'promise' to foreign leader as 'fake news' Donald Trump has refuted reports that he said "something inappropriate" in a phone call with a foreign leader amid claims the conversation prompted an official in the intelligence community to raise the alarm....
18:00, 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

'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

Afghanistan peace process might take years just to begin, Trump administration auditor warns The administration's top Afghanistan auditor threw cold water on President Trump’s plan to broker peace and quickly withdraw American troops from the country, saying that the process might not even begin for years....
19:00, 09/19/2019

Buick Name Is Erased From Buicks as Sales Slip for Century-Old Marque Since 2010, Buick dealers’ lots have been filled with a mélange of G.M.-owned vehicles borrowed from Opel, Holden, Daewoo and others, with a Buick badge affixed....
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

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, under fire, seeks to mend fences in Washington Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill for a second day on Thursday as part of an effort by the social media giant to mend its reputation as it faces a slew of government investigations....
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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

LNG tankers divert to Asia, floating storage rises after price spike At least five laden liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers changed course from Europe to Asia and a rising number of other tankers were being used as floating storage following a spike in Asian LNG prices in the past week, trade sources said....
19:34, 09/19/2019

Beyond Meat rival Impossible Foods readies for retail debut in California Impossible Foods said it would sell its vegan burgers at 27 outlets of Gelson's Markets in California starting Friday, as it looks to catch up with competitor Beyond Meat Inc which has a headstart in the retail market for plant-based meats....
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

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

France’s President Emmanuel Macron Is Ready to Reset His Troubled Presidency It’s a bright early September day inside France’s presidential Élysée Palace, and President Emmanuel Macron is reflecting on the grueling 12 months just past, with the so-called Yellow Vests (gilets jaunes) protesters raging across the country, many aiming their fury at him...
19:34, 09/19/2019

The U.N. Secretary-General Says He Has Taken a Forceful Stance on China’s Treatment of Muslims UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly rejected claims by five human rights groups that he hasn’t condemned the Chinese government’s detention of more than a million Muslims in the Xinjiang region, saying he has spoken out forcefully. “I donR...
19:34, 09/19/2019

A FedEx pilot was held in Chinese custody for a week in the latest dustup amid Trump's trade war (FDX) Airman 1st Class Kirby Turbak/Altus Air Force Base A FedEx pilot was detained in China for a week, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. FedEx told Business Insider the pilot has since been released. Todd A. Hohn, the FedEx pilot, reportedly had in his checked bag "nonmetallic pellets used...
19:34, 09/19/2019

A refresher of where all the 'Downton Abbey' characters left off before the movie ITV/PBS The "Downton Abbey" film premieres on Friday, and takes place more than a year after the events of the show's last season. Most of the show's beloved characters, including Carson and Mrs. Hughes, Lady Mary, and Dowager Countess Violet, return for the movie. The last season of the show saw...
19:34, 09/19/2019

Trump's new national security adviser is a 'nice guy', but poorly equipped for one of the toughest jobs in the White House, sources say Michael Campanella/Getty Images Robert O'Brien, Donald Trump's new national security adviser, is well respected and has proven himself before. But former colleagues of the US' former chief hostage negotiator say he lacks experience, is policy lightweight, and has little knowledge of international i...
19:34, 09/19/2019

Key quarterback injuries have reshaped the top of the NFL just 2 weeks into the 2019 season AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill A slew of quarterback injuries has changed the landscape of the NFL just two weeks into the season. The Saints, Steelers, Jets, and Jaguars are all attempting to weather the storm without their starter, relying on backups to hold the fort. Below we break down the outlook of...
19:34, 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

| WATCH | Tunisia's ex-president Ben Ali dies in exile Former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the first leader to be toppled by the Arab Spring revolts, has died in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia's foreign ministry says....
20:00, 09/19/2019

Drugmaker Insys wins bankruptcy court approval to sell off opioid Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday won court approval to sell its flagship fentanyl spray to a buyer who agreed to only market the drug for use by cancer patients, in response to concerns about the product's role in fueling the opioid epidemic....
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How To Transfer PF Balance With Previous Employer To New Employer Employees' Provident Fund Organization or EPFO, the nodal agency that monitors Employees' Provident Fund contributions, allows the subscriber - or employees of an organisation of 20 or more......
20:01, 09/19/2019

Amazon commits to 100% renewable energy, 100,000 electric vans to fight climate change Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that the company has committed to meet the terms of the Paris climate agreement 10 years ahead of schedule.       ...
20:01, 09/19/2019

Dyson's award-winning vacuums are at incredible low prices today Dyson vacuums normally cost quite the chunk of change, but for today only on Woot you can save big on some of their most popular models.       ...
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The 10 most popular hair brushes—and which one is right for you — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s...       ...
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Prince Harry receives an apology from BBC for publishing ‘race traitor’ image that depicted his assassination The BBC has apologized to Prince Harry after the British network published an image from a neo-Nazi social media group that labeled the royal a “race traitor” for his marriage to Meghan Markle....
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....
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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

New esports network VENN aims to bring 'gaming as a lens into pop culture' A new, 24/7 esports gaming network called VENN that aims to blend pop culture and gaming was announced on Tuesday, after generating $17 million in seed round funding....
20:01, 09/19/2019

Scientists invented an electric baseball hat to reverse male baldness An international team of researchers just developed the most sophisticated treatment for male baldness ever: a hat that covers up your hairless head. Wait, there’s more. It also contains a self-actuating electrical ‘patch’ that stimulates the scalp, regenerates damaged tissue, and regrows hair thick...
20:35, 09/19/2019

SEC chairman: Bitcoin won’t trade on real exchanges anytime soon Bitcoin won’t be traded on real exchanges like Nasdaq or New York Stock Exchange any time soon — or so says US Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Jay Clayton. At a conference earlier today, Clayton maintained that Bitcoin needs stronger regulation before that happens, and until then, invest...
20:35, 09/19/2019

North Korea’s cryptocurrency is most likely bullshit — just like its conference North Korea is supposedly preparing to develop its own cryptocurrency to dodge the strict international sanctions crippling its economy, VICE News reports. The project was announced by Alejandro Cao de Benos, the head of “Korean Friendship Association,” a group that seeks to promote international re...
20:35, 09/19/2019

Google supercharges its mobile payment app in India with WeChat-style mini apps Google is officially embracing the super-app strategy popularized by WeChat and Go-Jek, with its Google Pay app in India. The internet giant is launching its new Spot platform, powered by its popular digital payments service. It allows businesses and merchants to create branded experiences that are ...
20:35, 09/19/2019

More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work In 2017, at a gala luncheon hosted at the opulent Cipriani 42nd Street in New York, Minda Harts found herself seated next to a recruiter for corporate board positions. Over cocktails and a plated fish......
20:35, 09/19/2019

The Repo Market’s a Mess. (What’s the Repo Market?) When plumbing works well, you don’t need to think about it. That’s usually the case with a vital but obscure part of the financial system known as the repo market, where vast amounts of cash and collateral are swapped every day. But when it springs a leak, as it did this week, it rivets the attentio...
20:35, 09/19/2019

What does Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy filing actually mean? What cases is Purdue caught up in and who else is involved and what happens next? Here’s what you need to knowPurdue Pharma, the maker of the controversial prescription painkiller OxyContin, has filed for bankruptcy in federal court. The move is part of a tentative agreement it says will provide $10...
20:35, 09/19/2019

WeWork umbrella locks office door in apparent protest move It’s been a hell of a week for workspace-sharing business WeWork. Yesterday, amidst ongoing financial worries, the Wall Street Journal ran a profile of CEO Adam Neumann that included unflattering highlights like a 2016 meeting in which a discussion of cost-cutting lay-offs was capped off with a spec...
20:35, 09/19/2019

Zendaya is not Meechee in Abominable, but this is still the better animated yeti movie DreamWorks Animation made its feature debut with a famous attempt at scooping its competition: The studio’s animated comedy about ants (Antz) beat Disney and Pixar’s animated comedy about ants (A Bug’s Life) to theaters by six weeks. This was followed by other selected instances of supposed parallel...
20:35, 09/19/2019

Scott Aukerman and Lauren Lapkus made up the Between Two Ferns movie as they went along Scott Aukerman could tell Between Two Ferns was catching on when Natalie Portman asked to spend some time with Zach Galifianakis and his houseplants. The talk-show parody, which began life as a segment in Aukerman and B.J. Porter’s Fox pilot The Right Now! Show, had garnered some attention on the fl...
20:35, 09/19/2019

American Horror Story is fun again with 1984 Maybe it’s a sign of our dark times that a show that involves so much s’more-side bloodshed can seem like light TV. Or maybe it’s just the fact that after the last two seasons of American Horror Story reminded its viewers, with increasingly less subtlety, that they were already living in the darkest...
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

A blind taste test to determine the best jarred pasta sauce Buying jarred tomato sauce is an affront to everything I was raised to be. I was raised in one of those big Italian families you’ve seen caricatured in pop culture: Our furniture was covered in plastic. Our conversations were conducted at maximum volume. Our Sunday dinners were epic. Commercially pr...
20:35, 09/19/2019

Black panther spotted prowling French rooftops A black panther that was seen roaming rooftops near the French city of Lille has been captured. The juvenile big cat appeared to have escaped from a private home....
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....
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'It's one big earworm': readers' picks of the best albums this century After we published our list of the greatest albums this century, we asked for your own suggestions – from dark R&B to revolutionary drum’n’bassRead what the Guardian’s music critics opted forAlexis Petridis on why our No 1 is our No 1‘The score to the best film noir never made’: dylan37 Continue rea...
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Anton Corbijn's unseen portraits of Arcade Fire – in pictures Arcade Fire released their classic album Funeral 15 years ago this month. These photos, unpublished until now, were taken by Anton Corbijn just as the band broke through Continue reading......
21:00, 09/19/2019

Gorgons and organs: the Istanbul Biennial 2019 – in pictures The art festival focuses on the environment for its 16th edition, The Seventh Continent. Its title refers to the huge island of plastic waste floating in the oceans, covering an area five times larger than Turkey itself.The 16th Istanbul Biennial, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, runs until 10 November...
21:00, 09/19/2019

'We Shall Over-WHOMST?' White Anti-Vaxxers Colonize Civil Rights Rhetoric in California Protests The protestors came out in droves at the California State Capitol, furious over new legislation that, if passed, would hack away at the remaining medical exemptions for vaccination in California. But their rage—one protestor reportedly threw a menstrual cup of what appeared to be blood at state legi...
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

Something to Keep in Mind for the Class War: Mike Pence Might Be Terrified of Horses Vice President Mike Pence has done a great many things to degrade the state of this country in his 60 years on earth: He’s spent his career waging a war against women’s reproductive rights and LGBTQ people, he wants to colonize Mars, and his devotion to President Trump knows no bounds. Now he’s set ...
21:00, 09/19/2019

Rivian lands Amazon order for 100,000 delivery vehicles The electric vehicle startup said the first Amazon delivery vehicles are expected to be on the road in 2021. The order is part of Amazon's goal to become net carbon neutral by 2040....
21:00, 09/19/2019

Israeli leaders warn of possible third election amid political deadlock The political deadlock in Israel showed no signs of abating Thursday, as the country's leaders warned of the possibility of a third election, with neither Benjamin Netanyahu nor Benny Gantz appearing to have a clear path to forming a coalition....
22:18, 09/19/2019

Amazon is purchasing 100,000 Rivian electric vans, the largest order of EV delivery vehicles ever Amazon's purchase comes as part of its plan to convert its delivery fleet to 100% renewable energy by 2030. The e-commerce retailer already runs 40% of its fleet on renewable energy....
22:18, 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

Haas explains why it didn't go for Hulkenberg for its '20 F1 line-up Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner has explained the "close call" of forgoing an offer to Nico Hulkenberg in favour of retaining Romain Grosjean for 2020...
22:20, 09/19/2019

Jeff Bezos unveils Amazon’s sweeping plan to address climate change Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled a sweeping new plan to tackle climate change at an event held on Thursday at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. Bezos said Amazon has committed to meet the goals of the U.N.’s Paris Agreement 10 years ahead of schedule, as well as measure and reporting the comp...
22:21, 09/19/2019

Paralyzed Sierra Vista man walks after doctors say he never would TUCSON –  Michael Wheeler,52, was living his best life. He just bought a house, had a very active lifestyle and looking forward to the future. “About a week before, we had climbed Camelback Mountain,” said accident victim Michael Wheeler. But on Jan. 24, Wheeler was on his way to l...
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

Hot air balloon makes emergency landing in San Diego neighborhood SAN DIEGO, CA — A hot air balloon pilot had to make an emergency landing in a San Diego councilman’s residential neighborhood. Mark kersey captured the emergency landing on his cell phone, and also grabbed a few still photos. In a tweet, he noted that this was the second such incident i...
22:21, 09/19/2019

ASU sophomore battling cancer also had to fight for support dogs in student housing PHOENIX, Ariz. — An Arizona State University sophomore was given some of the worst news imaginable—cancer. But he said it was not the diagnosis creating most of his stress and worry. Phillip Hedges was diagnosed with aggressive B-cell lymphoma, but he was also given an email telling him to either ge...
22:21, 09/19/2019

Tropical moisture possible early next week! TUCSON – Another quiet day for most with some isolated activity for higher elevations to the south and east of Tucson. We could get some tropical moisture by the end of the weekend upping our chance for rain! Today: Warm with tons of sunshine. High: 98° Tonight: Mostly clear and comfortable. ...
22:21, 09/19/2019

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases, C.D.C. Says More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C. says it expects more deaths....
23:00, 09/19/2019

Colt suspending production of AR-15 for civilians Gunmaker Colt is suspending production of rifles for personal use, including the popular and controversial AR-15 as lawmakers continue the fraught gun debate....
23:00, 09/19/2019

Spinsterhood and stitching charm in Tracy Chevalier's gentle 'A Single Thread' "A Single Thread," Tracy Chevalier's well-mannered novel of spinsterhood and stitching in the wake of WWI, is a pleasing historical diversion.        ...
23:00, 09/19/2019

He Captured a Clandestine Gay Culture Amid the Derelict Piers Alvin Baltrop’s photographs of the abandoned Hudson River piers and the people who populated them in the 1970s and ’80s have been all but ignored. Until now....
23:00, 09/19/2019

Gun shock: Majority support ‘mandatory buybacks’ 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, the most popular guns in the world....
23:34, 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

Pearl Jam's Mike McCready celebrates Infinite Color & Sound with new playlist Infinite Color & Sound is a music and art collaboration between Mike McCready and artist Kate Neckel featuring original music written by the duo.        ...
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

EPA chief Andrew Wheeler says divisive 'transparency' rule will move ahead next year Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler told lawmakers Thursday the agency plans to implement a controversial transparency rule that critics say could limit available science....
23:34, 09/19/2019

North America Has Lost Nearly 3 Billion Birds Since 1970 Birds across the U.S. are disappearing, though many of us probably haven’t noticed. Over the past half century, North American bird populations have undergone a quiet crisis, with scientists estimating the continent to have lost 29% of its total avian population, as revealed a new paper publis...
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

Ex-Facebook engineer takes to YouTube to mock the culture and joke about how he was fired Patrick Shyu, a former tech lead at Google, has posted a series of videos making fun of Facebook, where he worked as a software engineer until last month....
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

Jurassic Adventure hits Tucson this weekend Embark on a prehistoric journey and see the largest most realistic dinosaur ever. The Dino Expedition will be on  Sept. 21 and 22 at the Tucson Expo Center, 3750 E. Irvington Rd. To help our viewers enjoy a weekend full-on adventure, News 4 Tucson will be giving out five family 4-pack tickets Friday...
23:34, 09/19/2019

Chinese officials to visit U.S. farmland as trade talks continue -U.S. agriculture chief A Chinese delegation will visit American farm regions with U.S. officials next week in an effort to build goodwill amid ongoing trade negotiations, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told reporters on Thursday....
23:34, 09/19/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Diageo keeps organic sales forecast, says not immune to trade policy changes Spirits maker Diageo Plc said on Thursday it was "not immune" to changes in global trade policies, but based on the current environment expects to meet its full-year organic sales targets....
23:34, 09/19/2019

MOVES-Citigroup hires Summerfield to run asset management investment banking Citigroup Inc has hired former Credit Suisse Group AG banker Hamish Summerfield as its global head of asset management investment banking, according to an internal memo reviewed by Reuters....
23:34, 09/19/2019

Amazon orders 100,000 electric vans from start-up Rivian Amazon Rivian van Fledging electric firm gets major boost with huge order from internet giant Internet shopping giant Amazon has given a further boost to EV start-up Rivian by placing an order with the company for 100,000 electric delivery vehicles. The fledging manufacturer is aiming to produce ...
23:34, 09/19/2019

Racing lines: Why you should watch Rapid Response Dr Olvey saved Alex Zanardi’s life when he lost both legs in 2001 New documentary is a revealing foray into the dark world of motorsport medical professionals “I didn’t know then how little I knew,” says Dr Steve Olvey when reflecting on his early years in racing. It’s all too easy to slide on th...
23:34, 09/19/2019

The Area 51 event this weekend shows that marketers can make a killing on the absurd The supposed raid of Area 51 is finally nearing after months of build up. While those who attend on Friday, September 20 may not get the answers they seek, the brands that have capitalized on this internet phenomenon are getting tons of exposure by marketing around an event that started as a joke....
00:00, 09/20/2019

Titans-Jaguars fantasy football: The verdict on Marcus Mariota, Gardner Minshew This week’s Thursday night barnburner between the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars presents fairly easy fantasy decisions. Start the running backs: Derrick Henry and Leonard Fournette. Don’t be afraid to use of either the Jaguars or Titans defense/special teams units. And …...
00:00, 09/20/2019

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

Titans-Jaguars betting: Be wary of Gardner Minshew in Thursday Night Football NFL Films should slow down production plans for “The Legend of Gardner Minshew.” The charismatic cult figure has created quite a following in his limited time at quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars. But heading into Thursday night’s nationally televised tussle with the Tennessee Titans (NFL Net...
00:00, 09/20/2019

The Kawhi Leonard ultimatum that got him to the Clippers The publicly quiet Kawhi Leonard was very blunt with his new team before signing with the Clippers to conclude the NBA’s most thrilling offseason drama. “He said, ‘I want to play for you,’ and he pointed at me,” head coach Doc Rivers said, according to the Los Angeles Times. “...
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

CBS bends to Tony Romo’s golf wish CBS hasn’t shown Tony Romo the money yet, but they are allowing him to test the greens. At the end of next week, CBS is allowing Romo to play in the Safeway Open in Napa, Calif. He was given a sponsor exemption. This is a reversal from last year when CBS executives declined to allow......
00:00, 09/20/2019

'Piled with garbage': Abortion doctor with thousands of fetuses in cardboard boxes was a hoarder The abortion doctor who stashed more than 2,245 fetal remains in his garage also hoarded personal property throughout his home in Crete, Illinois, leading to a weeklong investigation by police who remain bewildered about his motives....
00:00, 09/20/2019

Buttigieg rolls out healthcare plan: 'Medicare for all who want it' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released details of a healthcare plan that he has dubbed "Medicare for all who want it," further distancing himself from progressive rivals who want to abolish private health insurance in favor of "Medicare for all."...
00:00, 09/20/2019

US OKs visas for Iranian officials to attend UN General Assembly The US has granted permission for top Iranian officials to enter the country for next week’s UN General Assembly, according to a report Thursday. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif were both issued visas, a spokesman for the Iranian mission to the U...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Man threatens to eat Harvard professor ‘piece by piece’ over abortion stance “I will bite through your eyeballs while you’re still alive, and I will laugh while you scream," Matthew Haviland wrote, according to the US Attorney's Office for the district of Massachusetts....
00:34, 09/20/2019

Houston hit with ‘worst flooding they’ve seen since Harvey’ Floodwaters grounded flights at Houston’s largest airport and shut down major roads throughout southeastern Texas Thursday — the heaviest rainfall since Hurricane Harvey slammed the city in 2017. The remnants of Tropical Rainstorm Imelda, which made landfall about 65 miles southeast of t...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Indonesia is trying to outlaw sex outside of marriage Indonesia is about to criminalize sex and living together outside marriage, in a move toward deeper religious piety in the world’s most populous Muslim country. The country’s parliament agreed to a final draft of the code Wednesday, and it is ready to be adopted in the next week, four parliamentaria...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Attacks Expose Flaws in Saudi Arabia’s Expensive Military The Saudi military could not protect a prized asset — oil installations — from an attack by low-flying cruise missiles that caused a significant spike in crude oil prices....
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

‘3 Musketeers’ or ‘3 Stooges’? Republicans Running Against Trump May Fall in Between The three candidates, coupled with a softening economy and the president’s falling poll numbers against almost any Democrat, may offer reluctant Trump voters a way out....
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

Wind power windfall: crown estate to sell offshore windfarm rights Treasury in line for millions as auction starts for seabed leases on sites able to supply 6m homesThe crown estate has opened the first leasing round for offshore windfarms in a decade to usher in a new generation of wind projects expected to eventually generate an investment of £20bn.The business i...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Labour plans 'NHS forest' of a million trees at hospitals Shadow minister to tell conference he will make health service the world’s greenestAn “NHS forest” of a million trees would be planted at hospitals across the UK under a Labour government as part of the party’s plans for a green revolution.Under proposals due to be outlined at the party’s autumn con...
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

'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

Ryan Christie penalty secures draw for Celtic at Rennes despite late red card Neil Lennon said his Celtic side were well worthy of their point against Rennes and that they could have had three if VAR was available in the Europa League.Lennon was surprised video assistance was unavailable, unlike in the Champions League, and felt his side were denied a clear penalty in a game ...
01:00, 09/20/2019

Eddie Jones looks to cash in on England’s World Cup campaign in Japan • Coach has several sponsorships deals with Japanese companies• Posters in Sapporo show Jones advertising ginEddie Jones is capitalising on his profile in Japan during England’s World Cup campaign with a number of commercial deals despite being the best-paid coach in international rugby.Jones’s late...
01:00, 09/20/2019

England’s Billy Vunipola ready to follow in family footsteps at World Cup • Vunipola’s father played for Tonga against England in 1999• England defence coach ready for physical challengeBilly Vunipola will follow in the footsteps of his father and uncle on Sunday when appearing in a World Cup match between England and Tonga. Twenty years ago, his dad, Fe’ao, and his broth...
01:00, 09/20/2019

Lewis Hamilton ‘down for some hard racing’ in Singapore after Leclerc clash • Briton says he will adapt his driving after incident in Italy• Verstappen believes drivers ‘should be able to defend yourself’Lewis Hamilton reiterated his intent to give no quarter when he returns to the track for the Singapore Grand Prix this weekend. The Briton was disappointed after Charles Le...
01:00, 09/20/2019

High-Dose Opioid Pills Helped Fuel Purdue's Growth When taking into account the dosage strength of each pill, Purdue Pharma’s OxyContin represented a market-leading 27% of total oxycodone sold during a seven-year period reviewed by The Wall Street Journal....
01:01, 09/20/2019

As GM Strike Stretches On, Supply Chain Starts to Suffer Companies that supply parts to General Motors Co. are being forced to idle plants and lay off workers, as the national strike called by the United Auto Workers completes its fourth day....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Home Sales Inch Up, Raising Hopes That Slump is Easing August was the strongest month for sales of U.S. homes in nearly a year and a half, sparking fresh hope that a protracted slump in the housing market may finally be starting to reverse....
01:01, 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

China Detains Former U.S. Air Force Pilot Flying for FedEx Chinese authorities have detained a FedEx pilot in the city of Guangzhou, elevating pressure on the company, which is already in Beijing’s crosshairs amid a U.S.-China trade war....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Women players seek class action in lawsuit against U.S. Soccer The 28 United States Women's National Team players suing the U.S. Soccer Federation for gender discrimination made a move in their lawsuit to attempt to legally represent players who came before and will play after them....
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

Trump says he likes a Republican drug bill after Democratic alternative unveiled President Donald Trump said on Thursday he likes a Republican senator's drug pricing bill "very much" after Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled legislation letting the government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs....
01:34, 09/20/2019

U.S. House approves stopgap funding bill to avoid government shutdown The U.S. House of Representatives approved a stopgap government funding bill on Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown by maintaining current spending levels through Nov. 21....
01:34, 09/20/2019

Border wall, Iran, Space Force among hurdles for $700 billion U.S. defense bill Disputes between U.S. Republicans and Democrats over President Donald Trump's proposed border wall, Space Force and his ability to launch a war with Iran are among the biggest obstacles Congress faces in passing a massive annual defense policy bill....
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

U.S. House speaker: Drug pricing plan should be priority for White House House Democrats' plan to help lower the cost of medicines should be a priority for the White House, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday at an event unveiling their prescription drug pricing plan....
01:34, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Occidental Petroleum recommends lowering threshold for special meetings Occidental Petroleum Corp, which is locked in a battle with activist investor Carl Icahn, plans to make it easier for shareholders to call special meetings and would create new board committees, according to securities documents filed Thursday....
01:34, 09/20/2019

Copper miner First Quantum Minerals draws takeover interest - Bloomberg Canadian copper miner First Quantum Minerals Ltd is drawing preliminary takeover interest from global miners after losing half its value over the past five years, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
01:34, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 1-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 ...
01:34, 09/20/2019

Europa League 2019-20 live stream: how to watch the football online from anywhere Forty-eight clubs from across the continent have set out on the long road to UEFA Europa League glory. And this year's tournament is blessed with a number of big name teams that would usually find their place in the Champions League. It should be a cracking cup competition, and you can see...
01:34, 09/20/2019

The Clippers Showed Kawhi Leonard A List Of Guys, Then Kawhi Looked At The Guys, And Picked Paul George After the Clippers pulled off this NBA offseason’s most startling move by signing Kawhi Leonard and acquiring Paul George, it was tempting to view Leonard as some devious, silent puppet master....
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

There's Nothing More Predictable Than Mike Leach Suddenly Having Dumb Thoughts About Homeless People College football coaches tend to be graded on a steep and extremely generous curve when it comes to their personalities. How well they do or don’t do their jobs is easy enough to assess, because it creates a binary win/loss record that reflects the sum of the players they recruit and the assistants ...
01:34, 09/20/2019

If Mikhail Maltsev Deking Alexandar Georgiev Into Oblivion Doesn't Get You Excited For Hockey, I Don't Know What Will Thirteen days, kiddos! That’s how long we have until the NHL season finally, finally kicks off with a heart-stopping season opener where the mighty Toronto Maple Leafs play host to ... *checks schedule* oh, um .... the Ottawa Senators. *Nervously maintains smile*...
01:34, 09/20/2019

Women make this big mistake when it comes to life insurance While all parents agree their death would have a huge impact on their family's quality of life, moms get a lower amount of life insurance coverage....
02:00, 09/20/2019

'I’m going to do it until I’m 100': At 98, D-Day vet Tom Rice parachutes again Tom Rice, a 98-year-old World War II veteran, landed a tandem jump commemorating the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden in the Netherlands.        ...
02:00, 09/20/2019

Suspect charged after teen stabbed to death as some in crowd filmed An 18-year-old was arrested after Khaseen Morris, 16, was fatally stabbed during a brawl outside a New York strip mall.        ...
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

No Need For Its Arrest Warrant Against Rajeev Kumar: Court Tells CBI A city court today said the CBI does not need its arrest warrant against former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, as the Supreme Court and the Calcutta High Court had already lifted bar on his......
02:00, 09/20/2019

Court Asks UP About Steps Taken By State To Protect Inter-Caste Couples The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to apprise it about the steps being taken to provide protection to those who entered into inter-caste or interfaith marriages....
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

Facial Reconstruction Shows What the Enigmatic Denisovans Might Have Looked Like A pinky finger bone, some teeth, and a lower jaw. That’s all the physical evidence we have of the mysterious Denisovans, an extinct group of hominins closely related to the Neanderthals. Remarkable new research offers a physical reconstruction of the Denisovans based on genetic evidence, providing o...
02:00, 09/20/2019

US To Withdraw, Withhold Funds From Afghanistan, Blames Corruption U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the United States would withdraw about $100 million earmarked for an energy infrastructure project in Afghanistan and withhold a further $60......
02:00, 09/20/2019

Pilot Dangles From Power Line For 2 Hours After Crash In France, Saved An F-16 fighter jet of the Belgian air force crashed Thursday in western France, with both pilots successfully ejecting but one spent two hours hanging from a power line before being cut down,......
02:00, 09/20/2019

UK Top Court To Rule Next Week On Boris Johnson's Parliament Suspension Britain's Supreme Court aims to deliver its ruling early next week on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Brexit, the......
02:00, 09/20/2019

Thousands Of Dead Fish Wash Up On Drought-Stricken Greek Lake Thousands of fish washed up dead on the shores of Lake Koroneia in northern Greece on Thursday as a result of high temperatures and declining water levels, authorities said....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Missouri Man Becomes 8th Person to Die of Vaping-Related Illness in the U.S. (NEW YORK) — More than 500 people have been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause remains unknown, U.S. health officials said Thursday. An eight death was also reported. Meanwhile, the Food and Drug Administration revealed that its criminal investigations unit starte...
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

Trump says he had a 'nice' meeting with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he had a "nice meeting" with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday and he included a picture of him shaking hands with Zuckerberg in the Oval Office....
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

South Carolina man found guilty of kidnapping missing mistress A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for kidnapping his former mistress who hasn’t been seen for nearly six years. Sidney Moorer was found guilty Wednesday on charges stemming from the December 2013 disappearance of Heather Elvis, a 20-year-old hostess who went missing...
02:51, 09/20/2019

Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik reuniting for new Fox comedy According to Variety, Fox has given a series order to Carla, a new show executive produced by Big Bang Theory buddies Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik, after beating out “all of the broadcast networks” for the rights to the project. The show is a remake of the BBC show Miranda, and it’ll be about a woma...
02:51, 09/20/2019

Will The Devil Wears Prada musical include odes to cerulean blue and being a size 6? Some stage musicals based on movies have been notable successes, like The Producers, Hairspray, and Legally Blonde. Hopefully joining this illustrious fold is the upcoming stage musical version of The Devil Wears Prada, with music by Elton John, lyrics by Shaina Taub, book by Paul Rudnick, and direc...
02:51, 09/20/2019

Replace Your Pencil Cup With a Deal On Yamazaki's Versatile Desk Bar Pencil cups are great and all, but how many writing utensils do you really keep out on your desk? Instead, get this Yamazaki Desk Bar while it’s on sale for $26-$27 (depending on the color). It features a tray for jewelry and such, a shelf for hanging a watch (or displaying a Funko), and holes to pr...
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

Timeline: North Korean diplomacy under Kim Jong Un North Korea entered a new era of openness in 2018, with an unprecedented RSVP to the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and several face-to-face meetings with major world leaders since....
02:51, 09/20/2019

Zelda: Link’s Awakening review: This beach adventure looks 2019, feels 1993 Enlarge / Welcome back to Koholint Island, the world of Link's Awakening, newly reborn as a lively, plasticky world of toys. (credit: Nintendo) What can you expect from an official remake of a Nintendo classic? For nearly three decades, the answer has been all over the map. Sometimes, the company ...
02:51, 09/20/2019

The Kardashians’ ‘miracle’ diet posts targeted in new Instagram policy The Kardashian clan will have to find a new platform to hawk their diet drinks. Instagram has announced new policies to remove or restrict posts that promote weight loss remedies and cosmetic surgery on its platform. The company has directly called out the Kardashians, who have become well-known for...
03:17, 09/20/2019

The RetroBeat: Demon’s Crest is the best SNES game on Switch that you haven’t played If you're playing SNES games on your Switch, don't just stick with those classics that you've already beaten several times. Demon's Crest deserves love.Read More...
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

Jim Cramer says Bernstein's downgrade on Costco creates a buying opportunity "Costco is a best-of-breed retailer that has repeatedly reinvented itself, and if they need to reinvent themselves again, that's exactly what they'll do," the "Mad Money" host says....
03:17, 09/20/2019

Antoni Porowski Is Jumping Up and Down Over His PCAs Nominations Antoni Porowski is "so excited and honored" to be nominated at this year's E! People's Choice Awards. The food and wine expert stopped by E! News' Daily Pop to talk......
03:17, 09/20/2019

Kourtney Kardashian Gives a Tour of Her Kids' Fun and Fabulous Playhouse The playhouse Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick designed for their kids might be your new dream home. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star gave a tour of the playful pad for a new......
03:17, 09/20/2019

Meet the Sunnyside Cast, One of the Most Diverse Groups on TV Sunnyside, NBC's new comedy co-created by and starring Kal Penn, assembled one of the most diverse casts on television...maybe ever. The new series, named after and set in New York......
03:17, 09/20/2019

Why Jennifer Lawrence Was Always Going to End Up With an Unfamous Guy "I think that people think that we already are friends because I am famous and they feel like they already know me--but I don't know them. I have to protect my bubble, like, 'I have a......
03:17, 09/20/2019

FedEx pilot detained in China before commercial flight A FedEx pilot was detained in China last week after items found in his checked bag before he boarded a commercial flight, the company confirmed Thursday.   ...
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

Woman burning love letters from ex accidentally starts apartment fire Authorities in Nebraska said firefighters responded to the third floor of an apartment building to put out a blaze caused by a woman burning love letters from a former lover....
03:17, 09/20/2019

U.S. fintech startup Stripe valued at $35 billion in latest funding round Stripe Inc said on Thursday it is raising $250 million in its latest funding round, which values the payments startup at $35 billion, a dramatic 56% surge from a previous valuation at the start of the year....
04:00, 09/20/2019

Wine Grapes Oenophiles Should Know: A Guide Do you hear ‘Pecorino’ and think cheese? It’s also the name of a grape that makes some terrific wines. Our wine columnist shares some intel on obscure varieties winemakers love....
04:00, 09/20/2019

Pentagon weighing move to send more troops to Middle East to deter conflict The Pentagon is weighing whether to send more troops, including air defense units, to the Middle East as an act of deterrence, Pentagon officials told Fox News Thursday....
04:01, 09/20/2019

Not As Heartwarming As It Could Have Been: Anthony Hopkins Just Showed Up At This High School 8 Months Early To Ask A Girl With A Temporary Neck Brace To Prom Here’s a story about a celebrity trying to do something heartwarming that he unfortunately didn’t fully think through first: Anthony Hopkins just showed up at this high school eight months early to ask a girl with a temporary neck brace to prom....
04:01, 09/20/2019

"First Time Ever" in 40 Years of Investing History An increasing number of investors view index funds as an easy way to participate in financial markets. But, in EWI's view, such an approach will offer ultimate disappointment. Here’s why…...
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

On this day Floyd Mayweather fought Juan Manuel Marquez 10 years ago today Floyd Mayweather fought Juan Manuel Marquez. Here's how Boxing News saw it The post On this day Floyd Mayweather fought Juan Manuel Marquez appeared first on Boxing News....
04:02, 09/20/2019

GB boxers guarantee medals at World championships McCormack, McGrail and Whittaker will all feature in the semi-finals of the World championships The post GB boxers guarantee medals at World championships appeared first on Boxing News....
04:02, 09/20/2019

Boxing News at Five: Khan vs. Brook gets “one more roll of the dice”, Whyte could return on December 7 in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan vs. Kell Brook is the one fight that won't go away, while Eddie Hearn says Dillian Whyte could return to the ring in Saudi Arabia on December 7 The post Boxing News at Five: Khan vs. Brook gets “one more roll of the dice”, Whyte could return on December 7 in Saudi Arabia appeared first on ...
04:02, 09/20/2019

On This Day: Oscar De La Hoya fought several key battles But it was mixed fortunes for 'The Golden Boy' Oscar De La Hoya The post On This Day: Oscar De La Hoya fought several key battles appeared first on Boxing News....
04:02, 09/20/2019

The Android tech that iPhone users are most jealous of somehow got even better As an iPhone user, there’s one technology available on Android devices that I envy most, and it’s obviously one that has yet to make it over to iOS devices. That’s fast wired and wireless charging that can replenish battery life quicker than ever. And somehow, that technology is ge...
05:34, 09/20/2019

Huawei’s best smartphone ever has a huge problem that eclipses all its amazing new features Huawei on Thursday held a press conference in Munich, Germany to unveil its third flagship phone of the year — and it’s easily the most compelling one. Part of the Mate 30 series, the Mate 30 Pro is the best Huawei Android phone ever made, and it’s probably the best Android phones of the...
05:34, 09/20/2019

Off-Center Badging: Good I just got back from driving the 2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost High Performance Package. You’ll see the review tomorrow, but I just wanted to note quickly how much I like the off-center badging on the car’s front grille. It’s classy....
05:35, 09/20/2019

Who's Winning The IndyCar Championship This Weekend? Sunday will see the final race of the 2019 IndyCar championship take place at Laguna Seca in California, and the title has yet to be decided. Who’s going to be the one to take it home?...
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

Climate strike: global climate change protest kicks off in Australia and Pacific – live updates On Friday 20 September millions of people led by Greta Thunberg and students from Sydney to Delhi and Melbourne to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate change. Follow for all the latest school strike 4 climate newsClimate strike in Australia: everything you need to know about ...
05:35, 09/20/2019

New Zealand insect named after hobbit Frodo Baggins from Lord of the Rings The newly classified species Psylla Frodobaggins is found on the South Island, where the Tolkein movies were filmedNew Zealand researchers have named an insect after JRR Tolkein’s famous hobbit character Frodo Baggins. Like the famous literary character, the insect is smaller than its relations and ...
05:35, 09/20/2019

Australia’s Toughest Question: How Close Is Too Close to China? A furor involving the country’s first Chinese-born member of Parliament highlights the country’s struggle over where to draw the line on links to Beijing....
06:00, 09/20/2019

F.B.I. Agent Testifies That He Sent Questions for C.I.A. Detainees In a pretrial hearing for the accused 9/11 plotters at Guantánamo Bay, the agent acknowledged previously unconfirmed collaboration with the interrogation program....
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

If you haven’t cut the cord yet, this survey might change your mind As if anyone needed a reminder that the TV landscape continues to evolve, NBC announced this week that its forthcoming streaming service — named Peacock, after the network’s iconic logo — will be the home of a slew of content both new and old. The latter includes classic comedies l...
06:00, 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

'Legally' haunted New York home back on the market The Hudson riverfront home at 1 Laveta Pl., built in the 1890s, boasts an expanded seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, spectacular views and a spooky past....
06:51, 09/20/2019

House Democrats call for stripping tax-exempt status from 60 ‘hate groups’ House Democrats on the Ways and Means Committee said on Thursday that over 60 alleged hate groups, mostly socially conservative organizations, anti-immigration entities, and religious groups should be stripped of their tax-exempt status....
06:52, 09/20/2019

Airbnb announces it will go public next year after WeWork delays IPO Rental service, which has about 150 million users in more than 65,000 cities, was last valued at $31bn in September 2017Airbnb, the home-sharing rental business, is to go public “during 2020”, the company said in a brief statement on Thursday.The service, which claims 7m Airbnb listings in over 100,...
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 Giants were never going to win against Mike Francesa The Giants can’t win. On the field or on WFAN. So the team and coach Pat Shurmur canceled his weekly Monday “interview” with Mike Francesa. The team decided there was no point to go on with Francesa — and it is probably right. Francesa doesn’t conduct interviews — especially when he is in bullying m...
06:52, 09/20/2019

Yankees clinch first AL East title since 2012 behind brilliant Masahiro Tanaka Eleven is the Yankees’ new magic number. When Aroldis Chapman struck out an overmatched Albert Pujols to complete a 9-1 victory against the Angels on Thursday night in front of 42,056 at Yankee Stadium, the Yankees clinched the AL East and completed the initial leg of their quest for the organizatio...
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

See what's it's like to go scorpion hunting in Arizona Scorpions have roamed the earth for 450 million years. An interesting way to learn about the critters is to go on scorpion hunts in Southwest states.       ...
07:17, 09/20/2019

Oktoberfest on a budget? How and where to celebrate for less in the US For an American, traveling to Munich and celebrating Oktoberfest costs an estimated $5,000. But you can celebrate stateside, at a much lower cost.       ...
07:17, 09/20/2019

Handwashing beats sanitizer for killing flu virus on hands (Reuters Health) - Health workers who use hand sanitizer between patients may be more likely to spread flu germs than those who take the time to wash their hands, a recent experiment suggests....
07:18, 09/20/2019

Yankees and Their Patchwork Roster Are A.L. East Champions Despite setting a major league record for players on the injured list, the Yankees used both their payroll and modern baseball acumen to win the division for the first time since 2012....
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

World War II 'Hero of Cologne,' 95, receives Bronze Star for destroying Nazi tank in firefight It took nearly 75 years, but World War II veteran Clarence Smoyer, 95, finally received the Bronze Star Medal on Wednesday for his heroic actions that helped destroy a German tank and take the crucial city of Cologne....
08:18, 09/20/2019

US expels Cuban diplomats ahead of UN General Assembly The US has expelled two members of Havana's mission to the UN for allegedly attempting to "conduct influence operations." Others have been restricted from leaving Manhattan. Cuba called the expulsions "unjustified."...
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

House passes bill to avoid a government shutdown for two months, sends it to Senate The measure to keep the government running through Nov. 21 now heads to the Senate, where McConnell has signaled he will back a temporary spending plan....
08:19, 09/20/2019

United States ends $160M in Afghan aid amid government corruption The United States cut $100 million in planned aid for Afghanistan while withholding an additional $60 million due to government corruption and mismanagement, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....
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

Iran's Zarif questions U.S. coalition for 'peaceful resolution' in Middle East Iran's foreign minister on Friday questioned U.S. plans for a coalition for a "peaceful resolution" in the Middle East while listing repeated Iranian diplomatic initiatives....
08:51, 09/20/2019

Taiwan cuts ties with Kiribati amid China tension Taiwan said on Friday it has cut official ties with the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, losing another ally amid Chinese pressure on nations with diplomatic relations with the self-ruled island....
08:51, 09/20/2019

Free the nipple: Going topless effectively legalized in six states A Colorado city’s decision to discontinue a legal battle to bar women from appearing topless in public has effectively legalized the risque fashion statement in six western states, a report said Thursday. Fort Collins, Colorado, decided not to continue their challenge to a federal court’...
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 expands Wi-Fi and adds toll-free Google Assistant line in India Announcements from Google event in India include giving villages in India access to Wi-Fi connectivity for the first time and a chance to call Google Assistant on a toll-free number....
09:51, 09/20/2019

Ford Focus ST Expectations are high for Ford’s latest family-sized hot hatch. Can it live up to them? The recent European market fortunes of the Ford Motor Company can be read in the generational development story of one of its great emblems of success: the evergreen Focus ST. This hot hatchback, now entering it...
09:52, 09/20/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 20 September Catch the last of this year's warm weather in a nimble and attractive third-gen Mazda MX-5 We should be talking about soft-tops in winter when, so the theory goes, their prices are lower, but who wants to wait until it’s too cold to put the roof down?  Mazda MX-5 2.0 Sport Tech, £8870: In any case,...
09:52, 09/20/2019

|10-year-oldwirecartelcasesettled,millionsinpenalties After a full decade and several legal challenges – including in the Supreme Court of Appeal – the Competition Tribunal this week approved settlement agreements between the Competition Commission and two wire products manufacturers accused of cartel conduct....
09:53, 09/20/2019

You can finally hide replies to your tweets -- at least for now You can now hide all those obnoxious trolls and reply guys on Twitter. The social media platform today announced a test of its controversial "hide replies" feature in the US and Japan. Rather than deleting offensive or unwanted replies forever, the n......
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

Huawei’s Mate 30 Pro has a 'quad-camera' and a vegan leather option Huawei's party may have been spoiled by leaks, but the company was still smiling as it invited the world's press to meet its Galaxy Note killer, the Mate 30. The Mate 30 is Huawei's 6-plus-inch series of devices for enthusiasts and mobile professiona......
09:53, 09/20/2019

Apple reschedules iOS 13.1 and iPadOS releases for September 24th Apple has barely released iOS 13, but you might be getting another significant revision mere days later. The company has told Engadget it's moving the releases of iPadOS and iOS 13.1 to September 24th, or nearly a week before the originally schedule......
09:53, 09/20/2019

The FDA has opened a criminal investigation into vaping The Food and Drug Administration opened a criminal investigation into the vaping supply chain earlier this summer, it has emerged. The Office of Criminal Investigations started the probe following reports of a vaping-related lung illness. The agency......
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

‘New Amsterdam’ Season 2 opener deals with tragedy’s aftermath Tuesday’s season premiere of “New Amsterdam” weaves the fatal ambulance crash that ended Season 1 with its emotional and physical toll on the show’s lead characters. “I think the trajectory of this season is about grief and recovery,” says series creator David Schulner. “The [ambulance] accident ...
10:17, 09/20/2019

As Narendra Modi Heads to U.S., Controversy Follows Him Activists urged the Gates Foundation not to recognize India’s prime minister with a prestigious award. They accuse him of leading India into “deadly chaos.”...
10:51, 09/20/2019

As a foreign reporter visiting the US I was stunned by Trump's press conference | Lenore Taylor Despite being subjected to a daily diet of Trump headlines, I was unprepared for the president’s alarming incoherenceAs a regular news reader I thought I was across the eccentricities of the US president. Most mornings in Australia begin with news from America – the bid to buy Greenland, adjustments...
10:51, 09/20/2019

For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth | George Monbiot It’s not just the megarich: increased spending power leads us all to inflict environmental damage. It’s time for a radical planIt is not quite true that behind every great fortune lies a great crime. Musicians and novelists, for example, can become extremely rich by giving other people pleasure. But...
10:51, 09/20/2019

It’s no surprise that a woman was the first to swim the Channel four times | Alexandra Heminsley Sarah Thomas’s incredible feat points to a uniquely female resilience – and the healing capacity of wild swimmingOn Tuesday morning, 37-year-old Sarah Thomas from Colorado, US, became the first person to swim the Channel four times without stopping. In just over 54 hours of swimming, and 130 miles, ...
10:51, 09/20/2019

The west’s custodians of democracy failed to notice it rotting away | Pankaj Mishra British and American elites failed to anticipate the triumph of homegrown demagogues – because they imagined the only threats to democracy lurked abroadAnglo-American lamentations about the state of democracy have been especially loud ever since Boris Johnson joined Donald Trump in the leadership of...
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

Where did it all go wrong for David Cameron? As the former PM publishes his memoirs, Patrick Wintour tells Anushka Asthana that Cameron’s pursuit of austerity and decision to call an EU referendum sowed the seeds of his demise. Plus, in opinion, George Monbiot on the global climate strikeDavid Cameron announced his intention to resign as prime...
10:51, 09/20/2019

US dials back Iran rhetoric and seeks 'peaceful resolution' over Saudi attack Mike Pompeo says goal is to ‘get back on the diplomatic path’ following Trump’s remarks that the US was ‘locked and loaded’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has said Washington and its allies were seeking a “peaceful resolution” with Iran in the wake of the attack on Saudi oil facilities, maki...
10:51, 09/20/2019

South Korea serial killer suspect found after 30 years, but won't face prosecution DNA technology links man to Hwaseong murders that inspired a film, but the statute of limitations has expiredSouth Korean police have identified a suspect more than 30 years after one of the country’s most notorious serial murder cases, but are unable to launch proceedings because it’s too long ago....
10:51, 09/20/2019

‘Okra is the most foul thing ever grown’: chefs on their most hated ingredients From ‘horrible’ coconut to ‘stomach-turning’ turbot, top chefs reveal the foods they can’t stand It is common to hear chefs wax lyrical about ingredients they adore. We hear far less about those that are a pain to prep, a nightmare to cook with or difficult to arrange on the plate. To put that right...
10:51, 09/20/2019

The California city where students with disabilities are 'segregated' In the Sacramento city school district, nearly half of students with disabilities are separated from peers. A lawsuit claims the district is violating federal lawStephen’s teachers started sending him to the separate room when he was in first grade.Now 10, Stephen has been diagnosed with autism and ...
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

French fancy: Parisienne chic from the city of lights – in pictures Tweed skirts and proper blouses. Take a tip from across the pond: a little bit je ne sais quoi will make you stand out from the crowd this autumnRead more from the spring/summer 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplement Continue reading......
10:51, 09/20/2019

| Climate protests | Greek migrants evicted: WATCH the top world news videos for today Fridays for Future: Climate protest in Thailand | Greek police evict migrants from Athens squats; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
10:51, 09/20/2019

| German probe opens into suspected internal spying at Airbus German prosecutors have opened an investigation into suspected internal spying by employees of European aviation giant Airbus over two arms projects, sources have said....
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

How will Liverpool line up vs Chelsea? Georginio Wijnaldum set to replace James Milner With a midweek League Cup tie that will offer the chance to make changes on the horizon, Jurgen Klopp is likely to ask for one more game from a similar XI to that which has featured in Liverpool's last two outings....
10:51, 09/20/2019

Unai Emery hints at new Arsenal role for Lucas Torreira after Frankfurt display Arsenal boss Unai Emery has hinted that Lucas Torreira could be used in a more advanced role after he impressed in the Europa League victory against Eintracht Frankfurt....
10:51, 09/20/2019

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer heaps praise on Mason Greenwood as teenager scores first senior goal Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer heaped praise on Mason Greenwood after the teenager's first senior goal ensured his side got their Europa League campaign off to a winning start....
10:51, 09/20/2019

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen hits out at Springboks for piling pressure on referee ahead of World Cup opener All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has accused his South Africa counterpart Rassie Erasmus of putting undue pressure on referee Jerome Garces in an escalating war of words ahead of Saturday's World Cup match....
10:51, 09/20/2019

Bob Odenkirk's next film role is sounding a little bit Walter White Despite having spent the last 15 or so years merging together the worlds of indie comedy excellence and prestige drama stardom into one uniquely popular package, Bob Odenkirk has never fared particularly well in the world of film. Sure, he’ll pop up in a memorable bit part here or there, direct the ...
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

Europe's most beautiful cities: Athens Imperfect, raw and vibrant: In the nightlife districts of the Greek capital Athens, young life pulsates and ancient cultural treasures such as the Acropolis are always worth a visit....
11:34, 09/20/2019

How Romania's Enescu Festival unites a nation Described as a ray of light in a politically and socially torn country, the George Enescu Festival is also giving its first-ever guest performance in Berlin this season....
11:34, 09/20/2019

+++ Fridays for Future global climate strike — live updates +++ More than 5,000 protests are planned around the world, culminating in a New York City march led by Greta Thunberg. In Australia, young people challenged politicians to do "their jobs for once." Read the latest here....
11:34, 09/20/2019

McConnell warns Pelosi's drug-pricing plan is DOA Senate Republicans are warning Speaker Nancy Pelosi that her much-anticipated drug pricing plan is dead and will not be considered in the Senate.In an interview, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) ruled out any action on the bill, which would call for Medicare to negotiate drug prices fo...
11:35, 09/20/2019

'Reagan showed that you can do it' The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, signed by President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, was a landmark Cold War agreement that banned nuclear and conventional ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with ranges of 310 to 3,418 miles and ushered in a new era of...
11:36, 09/20/2019

What's Your Weirdest Video Game Ritual? Do you have any bizarre rituals that you always perform in a video game, no matter what? This week on Kotaku Splitscreen, we discuss that question and much more....
12:00, 09/20/2019

Brady turns off TNF, citing 'ridiculous penalties' Patriots quarterback Tom Brady tweeted his displeasure over the high number of penalties in the first half of Thursday night's Titans-Jaguars game and said he was turning off the broadcast....
12:00, 09/20/2019

Today in History for September 20th Highlights of this day in history: Magellan begins globe-trotting voyage; Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal dies; Actress Sophia Loren born; Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in 'Battle of the Sexes'; Singer Jim Croce dies in plane crash. (Sept. 20)        ...
12:00, 09/20/2019

| WATCH | 'Notorious serial killer' arrested in Nigeria after 8 women killed Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt have arrested a man they described as a 'serial killer'....
12:34, 09/20/2019

Trump administration moving to rescind California's waiver without legal authority: California DA Xavier Becerra, California Attorney General, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss President Trump to curb California's auto emissions waiver and the battle between the state and the President....
12:34, 09/20/2019

China Detains FedEx Pilot Amid Rising U.S.-China Tensions The seizure of the pilot, allegedly because air-gun pellets were found in his luggage, marks the latest difficulty for foreign travelers and companies in China....
12:34, 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

Who First Circled the Globe? Not Magellan, Spain Wants You to Know The Spanish officer Juan Sebastián Elcano completed the voyage after the Portuguese explorer died halfway. Five centuries later, it’s a matter of national pride — and national rivalry....
12:34, 09/20/2019

Younger Black Voters to Their Parents: Break Up With Joe Biden, I’m Bored An organic effort by black millennials and Gen Z-ers to influence their older family members may be key to overtaking Mr. Biden in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination....
13:00, 09/20/2019

Billionaire Robert Smith says young people have to appreciate capitalism Billionaire Robert Smith said young Americans need a better understanding and appreciation of capitalism, as wealth and success come under attack on the Democratic campaign trail....
13:00, 09/20/2019

3rd Global Climate Strike calls for action ahead of U.N. summit Tens of thousands around the world are set to take part in a coordinated global strike Friday, with the aim of conducting one of the largest environmental protests in history....
13:01, 09/20/2019

Behind the GM-UAW Strike: Two Combatants With Something to Prove GM wants to show Wall Street it is more assertive than the company that collapsed into bankruptcy a decade ago. The union is confronting membership declines, a federal corruption investigation and dissent from within. Both sides face pressure from President Trump....
13:02, 09/20/2019

Nokian Tyres Says High Inventories In Europe To Hurt H2 Sales European distributors are holding back from buying costly winter tyres due to high inventories, Finland's Nokian Tyres said on Thursday, adding it saw weakness in its Russian market too....
13:02, 09/20/2019

Toyota To Expand Sao Paulo Plant Toyota said the funding would allow the Sorocaba plant, which builds the Etios and Yaris sedan models, to produce a new vehicle model. It did not provide details on the new model....
13:02, 09/20/2019

Heavy rain early next week TUCSON – Most stay dry today but as early as tomorrow night, moisture will begin to spread northward into the far Southwest from Hurricane Lorena. Widespread heavy rainfall by early next week! Today: Dry, sunny and warm. High: 96° Tonight: Mostly clear and comfortable. Low: 68° Tomorrow: Most...
13:51, 09/20/2019

Green Fields School bankruptcy goes to the judge TUCSON – Big developments after Green Fields School filed for bankruptcy two months ago. It is now the battle of schools for Accelerated Learning Laboratory (ALL) and Casas Christian School. “We have the academics and they have they have the fine arts facility so you know together, that&...
13:51, 09/20/2019

DIGGING DEEPER: Cartels look to saints of the underworld for protection TUCSON – It’s a world filled with violence and criminal activity. The drug cartels operate in both the U.S. and in Mexico. Some look to the underworld saints for protection. A former U.S. Marshal and narcotics officer now travels the country teaching about Patron Saints of the Underworld...
13:51, 09/20/2019

$20K reward offered for information about missing 5-year-old Dulce Alavez NBC — Police in New Jersey are offering a $20,000 reward for information about the disappearance of a 5-year-old girl who vanished from a playground Monday afternoon. Dulce Maria Alavez disappeared from City Park in Bridgeton. Authorities said a man, possibly Hispanic, led Dulce from the park ...
13:51, 09/20/2019

Celine Dion begs Drake to think twice about tattoo of her face In bizarre celebrity news of the week, Celine Dion has spoken out to beg singer and rapper Drake to think twice about getting a tattoo of her face on his body....
13:52, 09/20/2019

29 Genius Couples Halloween Costume Ideas We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:52, 09/20/2019

Drone equipped with nail gun can fix the roof so you don't have to A drone equipped with a nail gun can autonomously hover over a roof and fix tiles in place. Tests showed it was highly precise and held steady while firing...
13:52, 09/20/2019

The cost of subsidising UK wind farms has dropped to an all-time low Results of a UK government auction on Friday show windfarms will be built in 2025 for as little as £39.65 per megawatt hour, a drop of almost a third since 2017...
13:52, 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

Soccer authorities meet with Twitter over racist abuse English soccer authorities say they have had a “productive and positive” meeting with representatives from Twitter in the wake of black players receiving racist abuse on the social-media platform this season....
15:02, 09/20/2019

The Chase Sapphire Reserve Is Our Readers' Favorite Travel Rewards Card While most of our recent credit card Co-Ops sparked healthy debates, our travel rewards card poll was thoroughly dominated by the Chase Sapphire Reserve....
15:02, 09/20/2019

White Supremacist Busted on Charges He Ran Black Candidate Out of Race for City Council in Charlottesville, Va. One day a black activist aligned with the Black Lives Matter movement was announcing his intent to run for City Council in Charlottesville, Va., and the very next day, he was out. Apparently, for good....
15:02, 09/20/2019

Will the Savage x Fenty Show Be the Rihanna Musical Extravaganza We've Been Thirsting For? Pulsating beats. Undulating bodies. Scantily-clad swag under a spectrum of colorful lights. Is it a music video? A concert appearance? Rihanna’s recent text-filled (and highly controversial) trip to see Slave Play on Broadway?...
15:02, 09/20/2019

British Transport Police braced for day of Premier League travel chaos as four teams visit London British Transport Police are braced for a day of travel chaos in London with four sets of visiting Premier League fans all arriving into Euston Station....
15:02, 09/20/2019

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy: Refinancing of debt will have no impact on our transfer ambitions Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has insisted there will be no impact on the club's transfer activity after refinancing the £637million debt on their new stadium....
15:02, 09/20/2019

How will Crystal Palace line up against Wolves? James McArthur set to return Crystal Palace's bright start to the season was brought firmly to a halt at Tottenham last weekend, but manager Roy Hodgson is never one to rip up his plans when things go awry....
15:02, 09/20/2019

What are nootropics (smart drugs)? Nootropics, or smart drugs, aim to enhance cognitive performance. Prescription stimulants and nonprescription substances, including caffeine, are considered nootropic. Here, we discuss research into the effects and risks....
15:51, 09/20/2019

Joe Montana on Ben Roethlisberger: Steelers quarterback can come back from elbow surgery Hall of Fame QB Joe Montana, who intimately knows about elbow issues, weighs in on Ben Roethlisberger's season-ending elbow injury.       ...
15:51, 09/20/2019

USA TODAY Sports college football staff picks for Week 4 of the season Week 4 of the college football season bring a matchup between Notre Dame and Georgia plus two other showdowns. USA TODAY staff pick the Top 25 games.       ...
15:51, 09/20/2019

Dolphins claim former Cowboys first-round pick Taco Charlton three days before matchup vs. Dallas Taco Charlton's first game with his new team will be against his old one as the Miami Dolphins face the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.       ...
15:51, 09/20/2019

Opinion: USA TODAY investigation shows NFL still falling short on domestic violence USA TODAY investigation found coaches with red flags for abuse, but the NFL says its teams are responsible for vetting their hires.       ...
15:51, 09/20/2019

Arctic expedition to investigate 'epicentre of climate change' Scientists from 19 countries are preparing to embark on a year-long expedition to the Arctic, the longest project of its kind, to better understand global climate change....
15:51, 09/20/2019

U.N. urged by own staff to look at its climate footprint More than 1,000 United Nations employees have called for the global body to reduce its carbon footprint, including through curbs on their own diplomatic perks like business-class flights and travel handouts, a letter obtained by Reuters showed....
15:51, 09/20/2019

Jakarta to host green-friendly Formula E race next year Indonesia will host a Formula E round for the first time next June with drivers racing in central Jakarta, the all-electric racing series announced on Friday....
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

UAW leader: 'Some progress' has been made on contract talks as GM strike continues The United Auto Workers union and General Motors are making progress on their labor contract talks, however there remain "many" outstanding issues, according to a union leader overseeing the talks....
16:17, 09/20/2019

Audi Q5 55 TFSIe quattro 2019 UK review New plug-in SUV is compellingly fast and well rounded. Take advantage of the electric efficiency or tax benefits, and it’s a winner What difference can 1g/km of CO2 make? To the planet it’s a very small step in the right direction. But for company car drivers it can mean a significant financial sa...
16:17, 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

Parker: Greenwood can help United move in right direction, Chelsea are Liverpool's toughest test "In his latest column Paul Parker explains why Manchester United are moving in the right direction, and why Mason Greenwood can be a big part of it."...
16:51, 09/20/2019

The Warm-Up: The teenage saviours of the Europa League "Bukayo Saka and Mason Greenwood lit up an unloved competition last night. Plus: Loris Karius has been at it again and was Dimitar Berbatov actually cool?"...
16:51, 09/20/2019

Tottenham Hotspur complete £637 million stadium refinancing "Tottenham Hotspur Football Club have completed a 637 million pound stadium refinancing package that included a bond issue to U.S. investors and a term loan, the company said in a statement."...
16:51, 09/20/2019

Husband misreads markings on wife's BLT with CHeese sandwich Robert Wilson Barnes bought a sandwich at a Jimmy John’s restaurant recently for himself and his s wife and just before they were about to dig in, he noticed black writing on the wrapper: 'B**CH." ...
16:51, 09/20/2019

From cat videos to karaoke, I've decided to embrace silliness | Coco Khan The older I get, the more I’m drawn to the absurd and the harmless – it’s a tonic to all the nastiness in the worldRecently I joined TikTok, the social media app in which users post short video clips set to music. It’s mostly young people doing arts and crafts, singing, dancing and playing pranks. L...
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

Rupee Gains By 65 Paise Against Dollar After Corporate Tax Cut: 10 Points The rupee gained by as much as 65 paise against the US dollar on Friday, after the government announced its decision to lower the corporate tax rate on domestic firms and new manufacturers. After......
16:51, 09/20/2019

Sensexs Clocks Best Day In 10 Years After Corporate Tax Cut: Highlights Market updates (Sensex, Nifty today): The S&P BSE Sensex index rocketed as much as 2284.55 points to touch 38,378.02 during the session, marking its biggest intraday jump since May 18, 2009, and the......
16:51, 09/20/2019

If AT&T dumps DirecTV, where does that leave the viewer? AT&T is reportedly exploring options for breaking up with DirecTV. It could land with rival Dish or stay put. What does this mean for viewers?       ...
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

California judge blocks law requiring Trump to submit tax returns to compete in state's 2020 primary A federal judge in California Thursday granted the Trump campaign’s request to block a new law that requires presidential and gubernatorial candidates to release five years of tax returns to run in the state’s primary elections.  ...
16:51, 09/20/2019

Ohio detective William Brewer's passing draws messages of support from police around the world Clermont County Sheriff Robert Leahy says months after the killing of Detective William Brewer, the letters are still showing up at his office -- some from as far away as Germany....
18:00, 09/20/2019

Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Rittner was former Marine who served courageously in Iraq Lt. Kristin Felsman remembers pulling back into the station on the day Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Rittner died and seeing two young girls with stuffed animals tucked underneath their arms running toward her from across the street....
18:00, 09/20/2019

Brazil police accuse Vale and TÜV SÜD of fraud before dam burst: document Brazilian federal police proposed criminal charges against Vale SA, auditor TÜV SÜD and 13 of their employees, alleging fraud in relation to a deadly dam collapse in January, according to a document seen by Reuters on Friday....
18:01, 09/20/2019

Medical student with rare disease finds possible cure from studying his own blood samples Dr. David Fajgenbaum was a third-year medical student when he suddenly fell ill and was diagnosed with Castleman disease. Determined not to give up on life, the doctor relapsed four times before he took it upon himself to find a cure for his disease. Fajgenbaum sits down with Fox News’ Dr. Manny Alv...
18:02, 09/20/2019

Ben & Jerry's, Lush, Patagonia among businesses closing Friday for Global Climate Strike Ben & Jerry's, Burton, Lush, Patagonia and SodaStream say they are closing Friday for the Global Climate Strike.       ...
18:03, 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

The Gujarati Favourite Thepla, 3 Different Ways Theplas are usually very thin and are enjoyed with pickles or chutneys. Check out these three different thepla recipes to pack for your next journey or to enjoy a delightful breakfast meal....
18:34, 09/20/2019

Crutchlow: Zarco would've struggled with Honda MotoGP bike too Cal Crutchlow reckons Johann Zarco would have struggled just as much, if not more, with Honda, should he have joined it instead of KTM for the 2019 MotoGP season...
18:34, 09/20/2019

F1 outlines how ballast could work instead of engine grid penalties Formula 1's exploration of alternatives to grid penalties has led to an outline of how ballast could be used instead, but the idea has been questioned by some drivers...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Rudy Giuliani Goes Off the Rails in Disastrous CNN Interview About His Shady Dealings for Trump Folks, I do not say this lightly because there is so much evidence of it already happening, but America’s former mayor Rudy Giuliani has absolutely lost it. By “it” I mean any grasp of how to appear in public life and on television....
18:34, 09/20/2019

Zellweger 'emotional' about TIFF standing ovation Renee Zellweger says the Toronto International Film Festival response to her movie "Judy," in which she plays legendary actress Judy Garland, was an "overwhelming" experience. (Sept. 20)        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

City gardens, produce stands ease food desert woes Atlanta, Chicago and other large cities across the country are taking a multipronged approach to bringing healthy diets to "food deserts," mostly low-income neighborhoods located miles away from the nearest supermarket. (Sept. 20)        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

'Teetering on a public health crisis.' New Title X policy forces Ohio Planned Parenthood clinics to close A new Trump administration policy that blocks Title X grantees from referring patients to abortion providers has left Planned Parenthood struggling to find funding        ...
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

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

How to Be a Whistleblower Whistleblowing seems to be in the news a lot, lately. And it makes us ordinary schmoes wonder: How would we handle ratting out our colleagues, or our superiors, if we had to—either to protect other consumers and citizens or merely to cover yourself? If a worker sees some dirty deeds and want to call...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Donald and Melania Trump Prepare to Host Their Second-Ever State Dinner (WASHINGTON) — It’ll be an alfresco Rose Garden soirée for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison as the White House throws its first state dinner in more than a year. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are hosting Morrison for a state visit on Friday. There wil...
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

With Mosul, the Russo brothers fall prey to white saviour syndrome The new film from the Avengers: Endgame film-makers is set in Iraq and gives the main roles to Arab actors. But by failing to hire an Arab director, they have missed the opportunity to smash the established narrativeWhen the Russo brothers announced that their first post-Avengers: Endgame endeavour ...
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

Brittany Howard: Jaime review (Columbia Records)A wonderful solo debut takes in race, religion and boozy excess, all with searing lyricismWinners of four Grammy awards across three styles – rock, alternative and roots – Alabama Shakes straddle others besides: gospel, blues, rock’n’roll, soul. But this debut solo album from front...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Auto Industry Reacts To Finance Minister's Proposal To Reduce Corporate Tax The Finance Minister has announced reduction in the corporate tax rate to 22 per cent from 30 per cent, while new manufacturing companies or companies which are making fresh investments from October......
19:00, 09/20/2019

Maroon 5 gets sentimental with laid-back new single, "Memories" While local radio stations continue to loop “Girls Like You” ad nauseam, Maroon 5 returns with the simply dressed new single “Memories,” a low-key ode to love lost. Frontman Adam Levine shared a link to the track via Twitter while dedicating it to “anyone who has ever experienced loss.” The vague na...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Debbie Reynolds’ granddaughter Billie Lourd to play that role on Will & Grace The unsinkable musical movie star Debbie Reynolds won an Emmy nomination in 2000 for playing Grace’s mom, Bobbie Adler, on Will & Grace. After Reynolds’ death in 2016, the now-returned sitcom paid tribute to the actress and the character in a touching episode when Grace goes home to spend her mo...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Fed’s James Bullard says US manufacturing appears ‘in recession’ The US manufacturing sector “already appears in recession” and overall economic growth is expected to slow “in the near horizon,” St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank president James Bullard said on Friday, explaining why he dissented at a recent Fed meeting and wanted a deeper, half-percentage-point rate...
19:51, 09/20/2019

Merkel's Cabinet agrees 'climate packet,' environmentalists say it's paltry Germany's Cabinet has agreed a climate packet, including carbon dioxide pricing via emission certificates, costlier fuels, cheaper rail, and a ban on oil heaters from 2026. A leading Green was "bitterly disappointed."...
19:52, 09/20/2019

Labour of love? Jeremy Corbyn under pressure to deliver UK's Labour goes into its party conference this weekend with a leader who wants to remain "neutral" in any second Brexit referendum. Could that be a recipe for disaster for the party and the country?...
19:52, 09/20/2019

Hong Kong protesters personal data leaked by Russian website A website registered on a Russian domain has shared detailed personal information of dozens of Hong Kong protesters and journalists. Observers view it as another serious blow to the city's dwindling civil liberties....
19:52, 09/20/2019

Judge tells German politician to put up with derogatory online comments A court decision that degrading, misogynistic online posts targeting a Greens lawmaker were "allowable" has met with widespread outrage. Renate Künast called the ruling a "catastrophic signal."...
19:52, 09/20/2019

| Cape Town City could get Fielies boost Cape Town City could get a much-needed boost ahead of their game against Golden Arrows with defender Taariq Fielies in line for a return from injury....
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

Google signs up to $2bn wind and solar investment Tech giant’s push for greener energy prompts biggest renewable energy deal in corporate historyGoogle’s chief executive has revealed plans for the biggest renewable energy deal in corporate history.Sundar Pichai said the clean energy deal will include 18 separate agreements to supply Google with ele...
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

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

‘Sonic weapon’ used on diplomats in Cuba may have been pesticide, study finds The mysterious high-pitched buzzing sound associated with the so-called "sonic attacks" on nearly 40 U.S. and Canadian diplomats living in Cuba may have been caused by a neurotoxic agent used to kill mosquitoes, a new study commissioned by the Canadian government claims. ...
19:52, 09/20/2019

In climate-change fight, college student launches push to stop childbirth until governments act A Canadian college student is asking other young people to forgo having children in an effort to get their governments to take serious steps to address climate change....
19:52, 09/20/2019

Jerry strengthens into a hurricane, eyes Puerto Rico and Bermuda Tropical Storm Jerry strengthened into a hurricane Thursday morning and is expected to pass north of Puerto Rico on Saturday and east of the Bahamas on Sunday, before taking aim at an already storm-sacked Bermuda early next week. ...
19:52, 09/20/2019

After 'Lost': All the shows that tried to recapture the magic (and mostly failed) Several TV shows were inspired by ABC's hit "Lost" (2004-10), but none matched its success in blending action, adventure and character backstories.        ...
19:52, 09/20/2019

Ken Burns' 'Country Music': Inmate Merle Haggard saw Johnny Cash perform at San Quentin "Country Music" highlights a fascinating musical anecdote: When inmate Merle Haggard saw Johnny Cash perform at San Quentin Prison.        ...
19:52, 09/20/2019

Iran says its foreign minister will be attending the UN meeting in New York amid visa doubts The semi-official ISNA news agency says Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel on Friday. As host country of the U.N., the U.S. is required to issue the visas....
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

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica row Facebook Inc said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform, as part of the company's ongoing app developer investigation it began in March 2018 in response to the Cambridge Analytica row....
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

China agriculture delegation scraps U.S. farm visit to Montana Chinese agriculture officials who were due to visit U.S. farm states next week have canceled their trip to Montana as the officials will return to China sooner than originally scheduled, the Montana Farm Bureau told Reuters on Friday....
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

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

Study: Fighting climate change is more cost-effective than cleaning up the mess The cost of letting climate change run its course and dealing with the consequences would be much higher than the cost of curbing emissions, new research suggests....
20:53, 09/20/2019

Justin Trudeau poses for selfies, hugs supporters in Canada's most ethnically diverse city amid blackface scandal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took his campaign to Canada's most ethnically diverse city on Friday, issuing yet another mea culpa for old blackface images, and posing for selfies and hugging supporters on the streets of Toronto....
21:51, 09/20/2019

Justin Trudeau speaks after racist photo Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will speak after a photo of him wearing brownface when he was a school teacher in 2001 surfaced. Follow here for the latest...
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

The Magical, Riveting, Amazing Story of JJ and the Enthralling Power of Art It’s early September 2019. The store clerk just outside Amsterdam Centraal Station watches me blow a gust of warm breath into my palms and tells me the best parts of summer left one week ago....
21:51, 09/20/2019

I Am Still a Part of the Rhythm Nation 30 Years Later and That's Alright With Me I recently saw a Billboard article that ranked every song on Janet Jackson’s fourth studio album, 1989’s Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814 (we’ll just call it Rhythm Nation from here on out)—though I’m sure most folks think it’s her second album after her landmark album, 1986’s Control—and thought ...
21:51, 09/20/2019

Sorry to This Man: Alleged NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Bows Out of Presidential Race New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio officially ended his presidential campaign today, writing in an NBC News op-ed, “I have contributed all I can to this Democratic primary.”...
21:51, 09/20/2019

AMD’s Ryzen 9 3950X, Threadripper on hold until November Enlarge / That "premiering with 24 cores" fine print is our only concrete clue about November's Threadripper launch. (credit: AMD) AMD announced in a surprise email today that its Ryzen 9 3950X, originally slated for launch this month, has been delayed until November, when it and new Zen 2 Threadr...
21:51, 09/20/2019

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Attend Misha Nonoo's Star-Studded Wedding Meghan Markle looked stunning as she arrived with Prince Harry at her good friend and designer Misha Nonoo's wedding to energy entrepreneur Michael Hess in Rome on Friday. The Duchess......
21:51, 09/20/2019

House Hunter's Host Suzanne Whang Dead at 56 After Cancer Battle HGTV is mourning the loss of one of their own. House Hunters' host Suzanne Whang has passed away following a decade long battle with breast cancer, her partner Jeff Vezain shared on......
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

‘Nerd,’ ‘Nonsmoker,’ ‘Wrongdoer’: How Might A.I. Label You? ImageNet Roulette, a digital art project and viral selfie app, exposes how biases have crept into the artificial-intelligence technologies changing our lives....
22:51, 09/20/2019

Flame out: NFL field pyrotechnics get brief ban The NFL has placed a temporary ban on all flame effects and pyrotechnics used on its playing fields as it investigates a fire at the Tennessee Titans' Nissan Stadium in Week 2....
22:52, 09/20/2019

Sources: Yanks' German won't pitch again in '19 Right-hander Domingo German will miss both the rest of the regular season and the postseason following his placement on administrative leave, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney....
22:52, 09/20/2019

DC floats Lamar-Mahomes as next Peyton-Brady Ravens defensive coordinator Don "Wink" Martindale is looking forward to Sunday's showdown between Lamar Jackson and Patrick Mahomes, saying it could be sports' next great rivalry, a la Tom Brady and Peyton Manning or Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier....
22:52, 09/20/2019

Facebook suspends thousands of apps over privacy issues Removals are part of inquiry into how developers use data, which the company started after the Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps from the platform for privacy reasons, it announced in a blogpost on Friday.The removals come as part of an ongoing investigatio...
22:54, 09/20/2019

New AMD Navi GPUs may arrive to take on Nvidia's entry level cards We've had an inkling that some new AMD Navi graphics cards would be arriving sometime in the near future. But, we've just seen a leak that may just indicate that the replacement for the AMD Radeon RX 570 is imminent. Both an AMD Navi 12 and an AMD Navi 14 graphics processor (GPU) have...
22:54, 09/20/2019

The most exciting Google Maps feature ever is about to get even better About a month ago, Google released the most exciting Google Maps feature ever to more Android and iPhone devices that support augmented reality (AR) features. That’s the Live View mode that places virtual directions right on top of an actual view of your surroundings with the help of the phone...
22:54, 09/20/2019

Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger were tied together at 2004 draft, and again this week Manning and Roethlisberger were part of the NFL’s QB turnover this week, more than 15 years after they and Philip Rivers made for an intriguing draft day....
22:54, 09/20/2019

A Complete Timeline of the Ongoing Drama Surrounding Aaron Carter and His Family It's been a troubling time for Aaron Carter and his family. Earlier this week, the 31-year-old singer took to social media to inform his followers that his brother, Backstreet Boys......
22:54, 09/20/2019

A Baby for 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days' Angela and Michael? Yes, she smashed his face into a cake. Yes, they argue constantly, but 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days stars Angela and Michael are still giving it the old college try. In the......
22:54, 09/20/2019

SUV crashes, rolls through suburban Ill. mall Police have arrested a man who drove through the corridors of a suburban Chicago mall before crashing into a clothing store. (Sept. 20)        ...
23:36, 09/20/2019

30 college degrees were in limbo until this moment These scholars were worried about how they were going to pay for their last semester at Clark Atlanta University. Two alumni planned an incredible gift so they wouldn't have to worry about that anymore.        ...
23:36, 09/20/2019

AI Weekly: Automation in the workplace could disproportionately affect women The automation of work threatens to disrupt the careers of women disproportionately, according to a report from the McKinsey Global Institute.Read More...
23:37, 09/20/2019

Don’t be fooled by these 7 myths about 5G as the iPhone 11 hits stores As the iPhone 11 hits stores with 4G hardware inside, is it a good idea to spend $700-$1,100 on old cellular technology, or wait on a 5G version?Read More...
23:37, 09/20/2019

Niko Partners: Asia cloud gaming to reach $3 billion and 60 million gamers by 2023 Cloud gaming platform and service revenue in Asia will grow from $270 million and three million consumers in 2019 to $3 billion and 60 million players in 2023.Read More...
23:37, 09/20/2019

Verizon and NFL give 2 game devs $400,000 each to launch 5G games Super Bowl Verizon and the NFL have named two winners in the Verizon 5G NFL Mobile Gaming Challenge. They will get $400,000 each to create 5G-enabled games.Read More...
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

World of Warcraft's Greatest Tragedies Look So Much Cuter In A Pop-Up Book Last year, in the lead-up to World of Warcraft’s Battle for Azeroth expansion, Horde leader Sylvanas Windrunner went a bit more evil than usual. She set the world tree ablaze, destroying the night elf capital of Teldrassil and murdering countless innocents in the process. It was one of the most horr...
23:37, 09/20/2019

Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps after Cambridge Analytica investigation Since the Cambridge Analytica scandal in March 2018, Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps stemming from an investigation into its developer ecosystem....
00:00, 09/21/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ends his campaign for president President Donald Trump sarcastically tweeted that New York City "is devastated" by Mayor Bill de Blasio's exit from the 2020 presidential race. Two other Democratic mayors, Pete Buttigieg and Wayne Messam, remain in the race....
00:00, 09/21/2019

UK's Sajid Javid plans October giveaway Budget: FT British Finance Minister Sajid Javid is planning a pre-election giveaway Budget in the week of October 21 if UK strikes a Brexit deal with the European Union, the Financial Times reported on Friday....
00:00, 09/21/2019

A historic first? Israel's Arabs could lead parliamentary opposition Israel's Arab parties are set to be the largest non-ruling bloc in parliament - and could even lead the opposition - if a national unity government emerges from Tuesday's election....
00:00, 09/21/2019

Israel's Netanyahu clings to power as coalition talks loom Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced Israeli media headlines on Friday suggesting power is slipping from his grasp after an election in which he trails his main rival with nearly all votes counted....
00:00, 09/21/2019

Media visit Saudi oil plant damaged in strike blamed on Iran Saudi Arabia on Friday took media on a tour of oil facilities damaged by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran, showing melted pipes and burnt equipment, as Tehran vowed wide retaliation if heightened tensions boil over into hostilities....
00:00, 09/21/2019

Aramco reps describe missiles and fires as facilities were attacked When 18 drones slammed into the world's biggest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia last Saturday, the roughly hundred workers on weekend night shift leapt into action to confront the blazes that had erupted....
00:00, 09/21/2019

BAT says none of its e-cigs linked to U.S. vaping illnesses as far as it knows British American Tobacco Plc, the maker of Vype and Vuse e-cigarettes, said as far as it knows, none of its products were involved in recent cases of vaping-related illnesses in the United States....
00:00, 09/21/2019

South Korea's health ministry advises public to refrain from vaping South Korea has advised the public to refrain from using liquid e-cigarettes, also known as vaping, due to vaping-related illnesses emerging in the United States, its health ministry said on Friday....
00:00, 09/21/2019

United States to Sign Asylum Agreement With El Salvador, Official Says The agreement would prevent migrants from crossing the border and obtaining asylum in the United States by requiring them to seek protection in El Salvador first....
00:00, 09/21/2019

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....
00:00, 09/21/2019

McLaren Racing ready to be 'flexible and adaptable' to Brexit and other challenges, says CEO The chief of Britain's McLaren Racing told CNBC he's "confident" that the team will react to any changes that could come its way as the Brexit deadline of October 31 approaches....
01:00, 09/21/2019

Republicans and Democrats clash during rare FISA hearing on Capitol Hill Republicans and Democrats clashed during a rare congressional hearing on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act as the reauthorization deadline for key surveillance powers looms....
01:00, 09/21/2019

This Electric Smart Car Racing Crash Is Both Adorable And Extremely Intense I didn’t know that an electric Smart car racing series existed until last night, and I’m absolutely heartbroken that I didn’t get to see the series’ Vallelunga race live. If you haven’t seen the clip yet, then strap in and get ready to see the most absurd racing accident you’ve ever seen....
01:00, 09/21/2019

Kentucky Linebacker Kash Daniel Denies Twisting Florida QB's Ankle, Says His Hand Was Stuck During the fourth quarter of Florida’s comeback win over Kentucky last weekend, Florida QB Kyle Trask came up short on a two-point conversion attempt. As he got up from the pile, he looked behind him and stepped up to Kentucky linebacker Kash Daniel. Though it wasn’t initially clear what sparked the...
01:00, 09/21/2019

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?...
01:00, 09/21/2019

Report: Antonio Brown Sent Threatening Texts To Artist Accusing Him Of Sexual Harassment In a group chat that included his lawyer, and at least one close confidant, Antonio Brown sent threatening text messages to the artist who accused him of exposing his barely covered penis to her while she worked on a mural in his home, according to Sports Illustrated’s Robert Klemko. Brown’s message...
01:00, 09/21/2019