WORLDD.NEWS: Breaking News, World News, US News 00:34, 09/14/2019

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Trade union Numsa on Friday reached a three-year wage deal agreement with automotive manufacturers after wage negotiations reached a deadlock earlier this month....

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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

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

Alleged ‘madame’ of Chicago sex ‘dungeon’ facing federal prostitution and financial charges: report A 31-year-old woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday after federal prosecutors in Chicago charged her with operating a sex “dungeon” and multistate prostitution business that allegedly brought in millions of dollars from clients across the nation....
13:17, 09/19/2019

Trump says EPA to slap San Francisco with violations related to homeless population President Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One Wednesday evening that his administration will slap San Francisco with a notice of environmental violations related to the city’s homelessness problem within a week....
13:17, 09/19/2019

Sandy Hook parents release harrowing video showing children use back to school 'essentials' to escape gunman A harrowing video put together by family members of children killed in the Sandy Hook mass shooting shows pupils using back to school "essentials" to help them escape a gunman....
13:19, 09/19/2019

BBC defends Laura Kuenssberg over 'absurd' claims on social media she maliciously tweeted about father who confronted Boris Johnson The BBC has defended journalist Laura Kuenssberg calling suggestions she maliciously shared details of a father who confronted Boris Johnson at a hospital "absurd"....
13:19, 09/19/2019

Boris Johnson speaks out after confrontation with furious parent over NHS waiting times: it's part of my job Boris Johnson has spoken out over his confrontation with a parent of a "gravely ill" child about NHS waiting times, saying it is "part of my job" to talk to people on the ground....
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

S.F.'s Bochy 11th to 2,000 wins: 'I've been lucky' Stephen Vogt hit a two-run homer and the Giants beat the Red Sox 11-3 on Wednesday night, giving Bruce Bochy his 2,000th career victory as a manager in the majors....
13:20, 09/19/2019

US Treasury yields lower 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....
13:20, 09/19/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg fires back against critics who say she should have retired under Obama Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fired back on Wednesday against critics who say the liberal justice should have retired while President Barack Obama was in office....
13:20, 09/19/2019

Tata Nexon EV And Altroz EV To Be Launched With The Ziptron Powertrain Technology Tata Motors is all-set to take its EV game ahead with its latest EV powertrain technology. The Ziptron will power a range of Tata's future EVs and carandbike can confirm that the first two models will......
13:20, 09/19/2019

Kodi Lee celebrates his 'AGT' victory: 'Heck, yeah! I'm a winner' Kodi Lee celebrated winning 'America's Got Talent' as his mother, Tina, explained the significance of the victory by a young man with special needs.        ...
13:51, 09/19/2019

Philippines Declares Polio Outbreak After 19 Years Free of the Disease The country’s health secretary said that government scientists had confirmed one case in the southern province of Lanao del Sur and were looking at another suspected case....
13:51, 09/19/2019

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

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

Harry Kane doesn't know why Tottenham keep making the same mistakes Harry Kane is demanding more maturity from Tottenham and cannot understand why they continue to make the same mistakes as they did in Mauricio Pochettino's first season in charge after they threw away a two-goal lead at Olympiacos....
13:51, 09/19/2019

Buttigieg speaks after days of silence on 2,000 fetuses in home of South Bend abortionist Following days of silence, 2020 Democrat Pete Buttigieg Wednesday addressed the discovery of thousands of fetal remains in the home of late abortionist Ulrich Klopfer, who worked in the mayor’s hometown of South Bend, Indiana, for decades....
14:18, 09/19/2019

Watch Huawei's Mate 30 event right here After all those Huawei product photos leaked over the past weeks, the company might have no surprises left in store for its Mate 30 event in Munich, Germany. Still, you can confirm all the rumored information that came out yourself by watching a live......
14:18, 09/19/2019

Bob Iger: Disney might have merged with Apple if Steve Jobs were alive A few days ago, Disney chief Bob Iger resigned from Apple's board of directors ahead of TV+'s launch in November -- the House of Mouse, after all, is launching its own streaming service in the same month. Things may have been much different if Steve......
14:18, 09/19/2019

The Keurig of cocktails is expanding sales to California What if whipping up a Moscow Mule or an Old Fashioned was as easy as popping a coffee pod into a Keurig machine? Cocktail bartenders and other libations experts would likely turn up their nose at such an idea. Still, Keurig Dr. Pepper and Anheuser-Bu......
14:18, 09/19/2019

Lawyer in Dutch organized crime trial shot dead in Amsterdam A lawyer who represented a key witness in a major Dutch organized crime trial was shot dead in Amsterdam early Wednesday, sparking outrage and calls for a tougher crackdown on violent underworld gangs....
14:18, 09/19/2019

Damson Idris: the British star making waves in the US In the US, Peckham-born Damson Idris is fawned over by Beyoncé and Jay-Z, graces the couches of prime-time chat shows and is regularly stopped in the street by adoring fans. But back home, his star is only just ascending. Jimi Famurewa gets a glimpse into the actor's wild double life...
14:18, 09/19/2019

Trump Says Homeless Americans Are Polluting Ocean With 'Needles' and EPA Will Take Action President Donald Trump claims the homeless population in San Francisco is polluting the ocean and says the Environmental Protection Agency will issue some kind of notice to the city within a week, according to reporters traveling with the president on Air Force One last night. Trump said that “needl...
14:51, 09/19/2019

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

Iranian military official says enemies will regret aggression against Tehran Iran's adversaries will regret any aggression against it, a senior Iranian military officer said a day after Riyadh and Washington blamed Iran for attacks on oil installations in Saudi Arabia....
14:51, 09/19/2019

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

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...
14:51, 09/19/2019

Human Hearts Streamlined for Stamina by Neolithic Revolution Farming caused the human heart to evolve less “ape-like” and be better for endurance and stamina. New research suggests human hearts significantly changed when we dropped hunting and began leading more consistent lives as farmers, and now they are longer, thinner, and more flexible-walled hearts tha...
14:52, 09/19/2019

Acheulian Culture Had ‘Surgical’ Skills in Butchery The Acheulian culture endured in the Levant for over a million years during the Lower Paleolithic period (1.4 million to 400,000 years ago). Its use of bifaces or large cutting tools like hand axes and cleavers is considered a hallmark of its sophistication -- or, some researchers would argue, the l...
14:52, 09/19/2019

Shaman detained while walking across Russia to 'banish' Vladimir Putin A self-styled "warrior-shaman" was detained by Russian police while walking across the country to Moscow, where he intended to "banish" Vladimir Putin. Authorities said they would fly him back to his home region....
15:17, 09/19/2019

Fed cuts interest rates, discord continues The US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates twice in the last decade, both coming in the last seven weeks. Yet for Donald Trump and some dissenting voices, it's nowhere near enough....
15:17, 09/19/2019

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

BSP MLAs In Madhya Pradesh Assure Mayawati They Will "Remain" With Party The two Bahujan Samaj Party or BSP MLAs in Madhya Pradesh have said that they will remain in the party, an assertion that came after all six legislators of Mayawati's party joined the ruling Congress......
15:18, 09/19/2019

AAP's Rebel MLA Alka Lamba Disqualified From Delhi Assembly Alka Lamba, who had tweeted her resignation from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) earlier this month, has been disqualified as an MLA "on grounds of defection". Ms Lamba had met Congress president Sonia......
15:18, 09/19/2019

UK Extradition Trial For Nirav Modi Being Planned For May 2020 Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, wanted in India in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion PNB fraud and money laundering case, was on Thursday further remanded to judicial custody until......
15:18, 09/19/2019

UP Cop Faces Arrest For Releasing Man From Jail Despite Top Court Order The Supreme Court today refused to keep in suspension the non-bailable warrant or NBW issued against the superintendent of district jail of Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida) in Uttar Pradesh for releasing an......
15:18, 09/19/2019

India's New Rules For 737 MAX, Grounded After 2 Big Fatal Crashes The aviation safety regulator may ask Boeing to set up simulators in India to train pilots on the 737 MAX planes once it clears the aircraft as safe for flying, a senior official with direct knowledge......
15:18, 09/19/2019

Texas Hit by ‘Catastrophic Flooding’ From Imelda; Hundreds in Need of Rescue Areas that were battered by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 were again being pounded by up to 35 inches of rain, shutting highways, forcing chaotic evacuations and leaving residents stranded....
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

Kelly Clarkson reminisces about 'American Idol' with Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson Kelly Clarkson, now the host of her own "The Kelly Clarkson Show," caught up with "American Idol" judges SImon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson.        ...
15:51, 09/19/2019

Beto O'Rourke's plan to legalize marijuana includes clemency Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Thursday morning released a marijuana legalization plan that calls for clemency for everyone currently serving sentences for possession....
15:51, 09/19/2019

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

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

Automated vehicles won’t be taking truckers’ jobs anytime soon: study Truck drivers can put the brakes on their worst automation fears. Robots are not getting behind the wheel and stealing the jobs of long-haul drivers anytime soon, according to two government experts, offering a contrarian view to some of the biggest names in tech and a presidential candidate. In a s...
16:17, 09/19/2019

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

Third incident of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau in racist makeup emerges The photograph, taken while Trudeau was a teacher at the private West Point Grey Academy in Vancouver, shows him smiling while wearing a feathered turban, his face darkened in a practice with racist roots that has gotten other politicians in hot water....
16:18, 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 takes back $100 million from Afghan govt over corruption U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington is taking back $100 million intended for an Afghan energy infrastructure project, citing unacceptably high levels of corruption in the Afghan government...
16:51, 09/19/2019

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

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

Kohli Congratulates Phogat For Winning Bronze And Qualifying For Olympics Virat Kohli took to Twitter to congratulate Vinesh Phogat on her fine achievement as she became the first Indian wrestler to seal a 2020 Olympics berth....
17:34, 09/19/2019

Bajrang, Ravi Lose In World Championships Semis, Grab Olympic Quotas Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya entered the World Wrestling Championships semi-finals and became the second and third Indian wrestlers, after Vinesh Phogat, to claim quotas for the Tokyo Olympics 2020....
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

Get Paid $1300 to Watch 13 Stephen King Movies Before Halloween Like scary movies? Dish might have the perfect job for you. The company is looking to hire someone to watch 13 movies based on Stephen King novels before Halloween. The salary? $1300....
17:34, 09/19/2019

SEC's Clayton Says SEC Doesn't Judge Direct Listings The Securities and Exchange Commission doesn’t mind when companies go public using a cheaper ‘direct listing’ on exchanges instead of a more traditional underwritten IPO, the agency’s chairman said....
17:35, 09/19/2019

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

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

Carl Yastrzemski throws out first pitch to Giants outfielder grandson Mike Yastrzemski Fans at Fenway Park got to witness a special moment Wednesday night before the Boston Red Sox took on the San Francisco Giants in their series finale....
17:35, 09/19/2019

Hollywood’s latest obsession is aging action stars When the trailer for Friday’s “Rambo: Last Blood” dropped, doubters predictably began sharpening their knives for its now-73-year-old star. What was the plot for this fifth installment, they wondered on social media? Sylvester Stallone yells at clouds and tells youngsters to get off his lawn? Comedi...
17:35, 09/19/2019

‘Breaking Bad’ film ‘El Camino’ will hit big screen with secret cameo “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” won’t tread lightly. Already set with an Oct. 11 release date on Netflix, the top-secret sequel to the Emmy-winning meth drama will also hit theaters for fans who prefer the big screen over streaming. The forthcoming film will have a three-day run ...
17:35, 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

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

Look inside the flagship Apple Fifth Avenue store before it reopens Here's a look inside Apple's flagship Fifth Avenue Store, known as the "cube," in New York City. It reopens on Friday and has been closed since 2017 for renovations....
18:34, 09/19/2019

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

'Doogie Howser, M.D.' at 30: Neil Patrick Harris looks back 'with fondness' Neil Patrick Harris shares fond memories of "Doogie Howser, M.D.," on the 30th anniversary of the show about a teenage doctor.        ...
18:34, 09/19/2019

Labour rubbishes claims it wants to restore 1917 party constitution Labour has tried to head off a bitter battle over its constitution by rubbishing claims it wants to re-write the totemic section that marked the party's split from socialism under Tony Blair....
18:34, 09/19/2019

'Where's My Roy Cohn?' profiles notorious lawyer with Trump ties Roy Cohn tells an interviewer his legacy is inextricably linked to the Army-McCarthy hearings, but it's impossible to watch "Where's My Roy Cohn?" without seeing the red-baiting attorney and fixer through the prism of the current President of the United States....
18:34, 09/19/2019

New York Enacts Ban on Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes, the First State in the U.S. to Do So NEW YORK — New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing illnesses linked to vaping. The vote by the state Public Health and Health Planning Council means the ba...
19:00, 09/19/2019

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

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

Mitsubishi Aircraft to open engineering and design center in Canada Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd's aircraft unit on Thursday unveiled plans to open an engineering and design center in Montreal, Canada, to support the development of its newly launched SpaceJet line of aircraft....
19:34, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 2-France urges Germany to act on economy sooner rather later Germany should act sooner rather than later to revive its flagging economy, France's finance minister said on Thursday, as he struggled to hide frustration with the pace of Berlin's efforts to engineer a recovery....
19:34, 09/19/2019

Top Chinese state media editor calls out major internet crackdown One of Beijing's best known propagandists has pushed back against the government's internet crackdown ahead of the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1....
19:34, 09/19/2019

Dutch government heeds call to spend more — but analysts say it might not be enough for Draghi The Dutch government announced plans for more economic stimulus in the coming year, but analysts believe it falls short of what institutions like the European Central Bank President (ECB) have called for....
19:34, 09/19/2019

Huawei talks up own apps with Mate 30 challenge to Apple, Samsung Huawei [HWT.UL] unveiled its new smartphones to challenge Apple's iPhone 11 on Thursday, talking up slick design and best-in-class features while playing down concerns about the lack of access to Google's popular apps....
19:34, 09/19/2019

India tells tech firms to protect user privacy, prevent abuse Technology firms must protect user privacy and prevent abuse of their platforms, India's IT minister said on Thursday, speaking as the government draws up a data privacy law and seeks to push companies to store more data locally....
19:34, 09/19/2019

With the Far Right Out of Power in Italy, the E.U. Edges Toward Migration Reform After six days at sea on Sept. 14, the Ocean Viking sailed into port carrying 82 asylum seekers. It was the first rescue ship to dock in Italy since Matteo Salvini, one of Europe’s most fervent antimigrant politicians, lost his job as Interior Minister. He had shut Italian ports to rescue ship...
19:34, 09/19/2019

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

Go Make Some Marios For $13 Off Super Mario Maker 2 has enough Nintendo-crafted Mario levels to be worth its $60 MSRP, and the endless ecosystem of player-created levels is one of the most creative spaces in all of gaming. If you were holding out for a deal though, you can grab a copy on eBay today for $47....
19:34, 09/19/2019

Nintendo Switch Lite: The Kotaku Review The Nintendo Switch Lite is one of the finest handheld gaming devices I’ve ever used. It’s sturdy, stylish, and comfortable. It launches with a library that’s already over 2,500 games strong. If all you’re looking for from the Nintendo Switch is personal, portable play, it’s perfect. But is that all...
19:34, 09/19/2019

Taiwan just lost its biggest ally in the Pacific to China, and the US may retaliate Associated Press The Solomon Islands switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to Beijing this week, leaving Taiwan with just 16 official allies. The Solomons was Taiwan's largest remaining ally in the Pacific, and the change may draw a response from the US. Visit Business Insider's homepage for ...
19:34, 09/19/2019

14 rescuers created a human chain to save 4 dolphins in Florida Clearwater Marine Aquarium/YouTube On Tuesday, rescuers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and Clearwater Marine Aquarium created a human chain to transport dolphins from a canal back to Tampa Bay. It worked. The dolphins were first reported as trapped on Sunday. Visit Insider's homepage...
19:34, 09/19/2019

Mysterious vaping-related lung illnesses are spreading across the US. Doctors say these are the symptoms to watch out for. Luxy Images/Getty Images As of September 17, the CDC reported 530 cases of vaping-related illnesses in 38 states and confirmed seven deaths in six states. On September 11, the Trump administration announced it's pushing forward a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes, including mint and menthol flavors,...
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

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

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

Apple iOS 13 is now available. Here's what you need to know before installing it Software update works with phones back to iPhone 6S and SE, and is available Thursday. New tools include safer sign-on credentials, robocaller killer.       ...
20:01, 09/19/2019

Dinosaurs, droids and holy hand-grenade up for grabs at film auction Jurassic Park dinosaur skulls, a Star Wars stormtrooper helmet and Monty Python's holy hand grenade are among movie memorabilia going under the hammer in London this month at an auction organizers expect to exceed 6 million pounds ($7.5 million)....
20:01, 09/19/2019

Should you be able to resell digitally purchased games? Steam was this week hit with a ruling from a French court that penalizes the site for banning the resale of digital games. This could potentially mean Valve’s platform — and others like it — will have to allow uses to sell their game codes. So, assuming that happens, what would it mean for gamers? T...
20:35, 09/19/2019

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro will ship without Google Play. That might not be a bad thing The Huawei Mate 30 Pro will ship without the Google Play store. This, of course, is no surprise. The Chinese tech giant is currently on a US entity list, which prohibits US-based companies from doing business with it. Fortunately for Huawei, the company had its own app distribution ecosystem to lean...
20:35, 09/19/2019

CHEAP: Save big on ASUS’ powerful new ROG Phone 2 gaming handset with $180 off What’s better than one CHEAP deal? Two CHEAP deals, plus a freebie. I’ll start off with the first deal: Looking for a new phone? Like games? Then you’ll love the ASUS ROG Phone 2, which boasts Qualcomm’s gaming-focused Snapdragon 855 Plus platform. This promises 15 percent faster graphics performanc...
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

Overstock’s former CEO sells off his $90M stake, saying he’s worried about ‘Deep State’ Patrick Byrne abruptly quit the company last month after saying he'd been involved in multiple FBI investigations and had romanced Maria Butina — a Russian national later convicted of trying to influence American policy....
20:35, 09/19/2019

Navient memo raises questions about its student loan servicing practices Student advocates say the document shows the company intentionally steered borrowers into high-cost repayment options, but Navient says it shows exactly the opposite....
20:35, 09/19/2019

No-deal Brexit will cut 3% off UK economic growth, says OECD Group forecasts 2020 recession just as global economy starts downward trend A no-deal Brexit will slice almost 3% from the UK economic growth over the next three years compared with just 0.6% from the rest of the EU, according to the latest health check of the global economy by the Organisation for ...
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

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

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

Lots of people—including Cary Elwes—have thoughts on the idea of a Princess Bride reboot For many people, there are few adventure movies more exuberantly pure than Rob Reiner’s The Princess Bride, a film that combines so many of cinema’s great pleasures: Romance, sword-fighting, witty banter, Carol Kane slapping the crap out of Billy Crystal, and more. The 1987 movie is beloved by a who...
20:35, 09/19/2019

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

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

Shola Amoo: the man behind the British Moonlight A period movie with a twist, The Last Tree is the coming-of-age story of a boy struggling to find his identity in both the English countryside in which he’s raised and the Nigerian shantytown of his birthShola Amoo sits outside a cafe on a sun-blazed afternoon, a man with something up his sleeve. Im...
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

Justin Trudeau Shown in 3 Separate Instances Wearing Black and Brownface Makeup Over the past 12 hours, three separate images revealed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a penchant for wearing black and brownface from the time he was a teenager and well into adulthood....
21:00, 09/19/2019

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

Eric Garner's Mother Shares Heart-Wrenching Testimony on Police Brutality Speaking before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner, spoke passionately about her late son and the officer who killed him with a chokehold in 2014. In her statement, Carr emphasized how the lack accountability of the officer and NYPD tore through her fami...
21:00, 09/19/2019

Trump on Snowballing Whistleblower Scandal: 'No Problem!' You’ll have to forgive me if I don’t feel particularly reassured by President Donald Trump when he emphatically suggests that an alleged whistleblower complaint from a member of the intelligence community over an allegedly deeply troubling secret “promise” he made to an unidentified foreign head of...
21:00, 09/19/2019

Nancy Pelosi Is the Best Friend Donald Trump Could Ask For When it comes to the issue of impeaching one of the worst Republican presidents of all time, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has done exactly the same thing that she did over a decade ago when presented with the issue of impeaching one of the worst Republican presidents of all time: Nothing....
21:00, 09/19/2019

Renewing an Affair With the Empire State Building A revamped tower wants your love: it’s offering King Kong, flying steel girders — and a vertiginous ride to the 102nd floor. The city’s first supertall also offers grand views of the new New York....
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

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

Hamilton, Grosjean: Remarkable Kubica F1 comeback an inspiration Robert Kubica's short-lived Formula 1 comeback has been hailed as "remarkable" and an "inspiration" by Lewis Hamilton and Romain Grosjean, following the announcement he will leave Williams after 2019...
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

Florida Man Earns Title “Goat Guy.” Find Out Why… (WBBH) Todd Wright has two children that happen to be goats. He’s had the two goats since they were babies, and Wright said he didn’t plan to have goat kids. “I had other plans,” said Wright. “Then I met Cory Mushrooms, and it all changed.” Cory Mushrooms is one of the goats and her sister, and his ...
22:21, 09/19/2019

Some Arizona Democratic Party members say Sinema is not progressive enough TUCSON —  Some members of Arizona’s Democratic Party say their Democratic U.S. Senator isn’t progressive enough. And now, they want to take action. “We want to let her know that we want her to vote like a Democrat,” said Betts Putnam-Hidalgo, the Secretary of the Arizon...
22:21, 09/19/2019

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

TPD searches for suspect in robberies near Grant and Swan TUCSON — Tucson police needs the public’s help in identifying a robbery suspect. Officers say the man they are looking for is responsible for four different robberies in the area of Grant and Swan. Officials posted photos of the suspect on Twitter. Robbery Unit is looking for help to id...
22:21, 09/19/2019

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

Sandy Hook parents release chilling ‘back to school’ PSA By David K. Li An anti-gun violence group, connected to the Sandy Hook massacre, unveiled a chilling “back to school” PSA on Wednesday, showing how kids could be forced to use ordinary possessions to fend off active shooters. The Sandy Hook Promise Foundation, based out of Newtown, Conne...
22:21, 09/19/2019

Trump names Robert O’Brien as new national security adviser President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O’Brien, a State Department official who has specialized in hostage issues, as his new national security adviser. “I have worked long & hard with Robert,” Trump tweeted. “He will do a great job!” O’Brien will replace John Bolton, whom Tru...
22:21, 09/19/2019

NY woman fined and released for bringing marijuana into Russia, court says A New York woman arrested in Russia on suspicion of possessing marijuana she claimed was medicinal has been released, a Russian court said in a statement....
23:00, 09/19/2019

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

GM promises UAW 5,400 jobs, $7B in US investment: What it means GM's offer to the UAW for $7 billion in U.S. investments and 5,400 jobs has some nuance that the union might not like.       ...
23:00, 09/19/2019

Woman, 89, beaten, robbed of $5G in Manhattan apartment: police An 89-year-old woman who was beaten and robbed of $5,000 inside her Manhattan apartment on Saturday told police she’d been saving that money to buy a headstone for her deceased husband’s grave....
23:00, 09/19/2019

L3Harris awarded nearly $12.8M for Eglin AN/FPS-85 radar work L3Harris has been awarded a $12.8 million contract for support of the Eglin AN/FPS-85 radar at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, which is used to conduct space object identification and provide intelligence support....
23:00, 09/19/2019

Troy Aikman says NFL officiating issues are ‘maddening’ and ‘nauseating’ "At a time when the league and sport is trying to do all that it can to get the calls right, there’s more controversy than there’s ever been before," the Hall of Famer said....
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

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

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

Colt halts production of AR-15, citing 'adequate supply' for consumers AR-15 manufacturer Colt confirmed Thursday that it will halt the production of rifles, saying the consumer market has "experienced significant excess manufacturing capacity."...
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

Navy acknowledges, but can't explain strange 'aerial' objects in 3 videos The U.S. Navy has acknowledged what appear to be unusual flying objects in footage from three separate military videos, saying they show "unidentified aerial phenomena" moving at high speeds....
23:34, 09/19/2019

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

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

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

Shares edge up after Fed rate cut, oil prices gain A gauge of global equity performance edged higher on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates, but crude oil prices climbed higher on concerns last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities pose supply risks....
23:34, 09/19/2019

Mediaset strikes deal to fend off Vivendi's withdrawal risk Mediaset had reached an agreement with an investor to facilitate its plan to create a pan-European platform, the company said on Thursday, in a move to offset any potential attempt to derail the deal from hostile shareholder Vivendi....
23:34, 09/19/2019

Banker tells German fraud trial he made millions from 'astronomical' trades A British investment banker at the center of Germany's biggest fraud trial told judges on Thursday he earned millions of euros from deals involving "astronomical" trades that prosecutors say were a means to make bogus tax reclaims....
23:34, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 2-TC Energy shuts oil line as flooding disrupts U.S. Gulf terminals - traders TC Energy Corp's Marketlink oil pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma, to Nederland, Texas, was shut as flooding disrupted operations at U.S. Gulf Coast terminals, traders familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
23:34, 09/19/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street ends mixed as Microsoft, Apple offset Wall Street ended mixed on Thursday, with a dip in Apple Inc shares offsetting a gain in Microsoft Corp shares a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further monetary easing....
23:34, 09/19/2019

TC Energy's Marketlink oil pipeline shut as flooding disrupts ops at Gulf Coast terminals - traders TC Energy Corp's Marketlink oil pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma to Nederland, Texas was shut as flooding disrupted operations at U.S. Gulf Coast terminals, traders familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
23:34, 09/19/2019

Mazda developing ‘RX-9’ sports car, new patent suggests 2015 RX-Vision concept could be readied for production Recently acquired patent shows off lightweight chassis design, with a front-mid engine layout likely A chassis design patent filed last week by Mazda suggests the company is developing a successor to the rotary engine-powered RX-8 sports car...
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

10 things to know about Supreme Court case against government If you have been too busy to follow the proceedings of the Supreme Court, where it is being decided whether Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament was legal, here are 10 things worth knowing:...
00:00, 09/20/2019

Dolphins put Josh Rosen in charge of their tanking disaster The Giants aren’t the only team making a change at quarterback. The Dolphins are making the swap to Josh Rosen this week, sending Ryan Fitzpatrick to the bench, according to multiple reports. The change under center comes after back-to-back blowout losses for Miami: The offense mustered 10 poi...
00:00, 09/20/2019

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

Houston vs. Tulane prediction: D’Eriq King will keep Cougars in game The Post’s Howie Kussoy, aka The Pigskin Profit, takes a shot on Thursday night’s college football game between the Houston Cougars and Tulane Green Wave: Houston (+5) over TULANE: A lot has changed since the Cougars’ 48-17 win last season. But D’Eriq King remains, likely to set an FBS r...
00:00, 09/20/2019

Pair stole Patrick Mahomes cutout from McDonald’s, crashed getaway car: police LAWRENCE, Kan. — Two suspects are being penalized after they allegedly stole a life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, then crashed their getaway car. Lawrence police spokesman Patrick Compton says a man and woman grabbed the cutout at a McDonald’s restaurant Monda...
00:00, 09/20/2019

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

Nancy Pelosi unveils 95% tax proposal on prescription medicines Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday released a much-anticipated plan detailing House Democrats’ ideas to change the way people get prescription drugs. At the heart of the plan is a retroactive, 95% tax on up to 250 of the most common medicines. The only way out of paying this tax is if the drug becomes...
00:00, 09/20/2019

EPA tees up retaliation against California fuel economy deal The Environmental Protection Agency is questioning whether California has the legal authority to strike a deal with four automakers on fuel economy standards stronger than what the Trump administration will set....
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

British girl scout stabbed to death by drug dealers after pal bought pot from rivals A 17-year-old girl scout from England was stabbed to death over a bag of weed her pals bought from a rival of her alleged attackers, a court heard this week. Jodie Chesney — who was knifed in the back as she sat smoking with friends in a London park on March 1 — was allegedly......
00:34, 09/20/2019

Ady Barkan Won’t Let Dying Stop His Activism Democratic presidential candidates are flocking to California to meet Mr. Barkan, who is dying of A.L.S. But the sicker he gets, the more famous he becomes....
00:34, 09/20/2019

Purdue Says Sacklers May Walk From Opioid Deal if Judge Does Not Block Cases The company said the cost of fighting lawsuits brought by states could jeopardize its owners’ ability to contribute $3 billion to a national opioids settlement....
00:34, 09/20/2019

Campaigners urge UN to endorse global fracking ban Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo among signatories of open letter to secretary general A global campaign backed by 450 activist groups and celebrities, including actors Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo, is calling on the UN to endorse a global end to fracking before the industry torpedoes efforts to tac...
00:34, 09/20/2019

8 major books being made into movies, from 'Little Women' to 'The Rhythm Section' Can't wait for 'Cats' and 'Little Women'? Here's a preview of which novels book-lovers can expect to get the Hollywood treatment in the near future.        ...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Sterilized Workers Seek to Collect Damages Against Dow Chemical in France A pesticide made by Dow Chemical sterilized thousands of banana workers in Nicaragua decades ago. In an unusual legal move, they are turning to France to enforce payment....
00:34, 09/20/2019

Mason Greenwood’s first Manchester United goal earns win over Astana Mason Greenwood came to Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s rescue just as the Manchester United manager’s faith in his promoted young players was beginning to look misplaced. On his first Old Trafford start, the 17-year-old earned United the points with a coolly struck winner.Solskjær had said he was an expert f...
01:00, 09/20/2019

Crude Rebounds on Renewed Concerns About Saudi Production Oil prices rose Thursday, highlighting fresh signs of pressure on Saudi Arabian output after weekend attacks on one of the kingdom’s largest oil facilities....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Datadog Shares Soar as Investors Bet on Cloud-Based Software Shares of Datadog jumped as they made their debut in the public markets, reflecting robust investor demand for companies tied to cloud-based technologies....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Amazon to Add 100,000 Electric Vehicles as Part of Climate Pledge Amazon.com plans to buy 100,000 electric delivery vehicles as it seeks to reduce its carbon emissions in the face of criticism of its environmental impact....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Surging Ethane Demand to Trigger Big Gas-Carrier Orders Ship owners are likely to order up to 40 large ethane carriers over the next 12 months as demand for the gas widely used in the petrochemical industry to make plastics and detergents steadily rises....
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

Judge dismisses ex-coach's lawsuit against tennis star Naomi Osaka A Florida judge dismissed a youth coach's lawsuit against women's tennis star Naomi Osaka, saying the coach has no right to any of her career earnings....
01:01, 09/20/2019

'Very engaged' Trump talks biofuels policy with U.S. oil-state senators President Donald Trump on Thursday discussed biofuels policy with senators from U.S. oil states, including Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy, who said the president was engaged on the issue that has pitted Big Oil and Big Corn against each other....
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

Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg unveils health plan Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday unveiled his plan to reform the U.S. healthcare system by offering everyone coverage under the federal Medicare program, but not forcing people to give up private health insurance plans....
01:34, 09/20/2019

Trump caps California swing with visit to border wall President Donald Trump showed off a section of wall along the U.S. border with Mexico on Wednesday in a bid to illustrate his commitment to crack down on illegal border crossings as he raises money in California for his re-election campaign....
01:34, 09/20/2019

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

BAE Systems wins $495 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon BAE Systems has been awarded a $495 million U.S. defense contract for receiver/processors and high band receivers in support of the ALR-56C Digital Upgrade, the Pentagon said on Thursday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
01:34, 09/20/2019

Avira honeypot discovers the most insecure password combination While searching for new smart device threats an Avira honeypot has discovered a password even more insecure than “admin” or “12345”.“The most commonly used credential is blank, which means that the attackers just enter an empty username and password. This is even m...
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

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

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

Washington Redskins players rip New York Giants GM Dave Gettleman ahead of matchup New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman appeared to have left a mark on at least two Washington Redskins players during their time working for him....
01:35, 09/20/2019

Las Vegas soccer match's pregame festivities send residents into panic amid 'Storm Area 51' frenzy Soccer fans attending the Leagues Cup final between Cruz Azul and Tigres UANL were treated to a show in the sky in Las Vegas before the match, but residents outside the stadium were left on edge instead....
01:35, 09/20/2019

Trudeau asks for forgiveness for brownface photos Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized and asked for forgiveness for dressing up in brown and blackface in the past. At a news conference Thursday, Trudeau said it is something he deeply regrets. (Sept. 19)        ...
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

98-year-old veteran is still leaping out of planes Jump by jump, 98-year-old D-Day veteran Tom Rice is nudging closer to his goal of leaping out of planes at age 100. (Sept. 19)        ...
02:00, 09/20/2019

'In desperate need of facts.' FDA launches criminal probe as vaping illnesses jump to 530 The FDA is investigating the recent spike in vaping-related illnesses as the number of confirmed cases jumps to 530, CDC says        ...
02:00, 09/20/2019

First lady Melania Trump cuts ribbon at Washington Monument First lady Melania Trump participated in a ribbon-cutting to mark the reopening of the Washington Monument after a three-year closure. (Sept. 19)        ...
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

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

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch Pakistani troops violated ceasefire on Thursday night and resorted to firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in two sectors of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an Army official said....
02:00, 09/20/2019

India Not Invited By Pak For Cultural Event Under Shanghai Summit India was not invited for the cultural event organised by Pakistan on Thursday under the aegis of a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation military drill in Russia, Army sources said....
02:00, 09/20/2019

"Government Afraid Onions Might Be Hurled At PM's Convoy": Sharad Pawar Instead of saying how many new factories have come up, Prime Minister Narendra Modi should state how many factories have closed down due to the slowdown, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said on Thursday....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Alphabet's Drone Unit Partners with FedEx and Walgreens for Drone Deliveries After being the first drone operator to be granted its Air Carrier Certification earlier this year in April, Wing (a subsidiary of Alphabet) has partnered with FedEx, Walgreens, and local craft goods retailer Sugar Magnolia to conduct a “first-of-its-kind” drone delivery trial later this fall. Read ...
02:00, 09/20/2019

Tropical Depression Imelda Has Dumped More Than 40 Inches of Rain on the Texas Gulf Coast Tropical Depression Imelda might not have the same ring as Hurricane Imelda, but the impacts of the storm are for real. The National Weather Service has issued a civil emergency warning as a flooding crisis unfolds in the region rocked by Harvey’s historic floods just two years ago.Read more......
02:00, 09/20/2019

30 Pine Nut Farm Workers Killed In US Drone Strike In Afghanistan A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (ISIS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labour in the fields, officials said on Thursday....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Asked For Queen Elizabeth's Help In Scottish Vote: Ex-UK PM David Cameron Former British prime minister David Cameron revealed Thursday that he asked Queen Elizabeth II to intervene in the referendum on Scottish independence -- despite her neutral role as head of state....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Singapore-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Bangladesh A Singapore-bound Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight on Thursday made an emergency landing the airportas the aircraft's wheels failed to retract, an official said....
02:00, 09/20/2019

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

Sen. Menendez stalls Issa nomination over fake ID flap from youth EXCLUSIVE: Former GOP Rep. Darrell Issa’s confirmation hearing for a top trade position in the Trump administration was indefinitely delayed Thursday after Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Bob Menendez insisted on the release of an FBI background file that sources say shows Issa use...
02:00, 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

Purdue Pharma Warns That Sackler Family May Walk From Opioid Deal The company said the cost of fighting lawsuits brought by states could jeopardize its owners’ ability to contribute $3 billion to a national opioids settlement....
02:51, 09/20/2019

Whistle-Blower Complaint Sets Off a Battle Involving Trump The complaint, from a member of the intelligence community, remained opaque but involved at least one of the president’s communications with a foreign leader....
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

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

‘Suicide-text’ gal Michelle Carter will leave jail early despite parole ruling The Massachusetts woman whose heartless text messages goaded her suicidal friend into killing himself will get out of jail at least two months early regardless of a pending parole decision, according to officials — because she is a “model” prisoner. Since getting thrown behind bars...
02:51, 09/20/2019

This marriage-destroying restaurant for magicians actually sounds pretty cool You know how it is: You’re making your way through life, raising children,supporting your family, and doing your best with the whole messy whatever of it all. But then, all of a sudden, it happens: One of those goddamn magicians come waltzing into your world to fuck it all up for good....
02:51, 09/20/2019

Funko Is Taking Over Everything and Now Sells Disney Villians Makeup at Ulta Okay, I know I overwhelm the Inventory and Kinja Deals audience with Funko products every week, but I have more. You clicked on this link, so clearly you like it! The newest items from Funko aren’t a series of vinyl pop figures or Advent calendars, it is makeup....
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

Why teens shoot video of violence instead of helping A recent spate of deadly incidents captured and shared on social media has raised the question: Why isn’t anyone helping? On Long Island on Monday, a group of teens filmed 16-year-old Khaseen Morris being beaten in a strip-mall parking lot. Khaseen later died at the hospital. The young bystand...
03:17, 09/20/2019

Penguin Random House hires penguin interns — and it was a total flop They’re dipping their flippers into publishing. Two African penguins from the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore recently scored dream gigs: summer internships at Penguin Random House, despite never having read a single book between them. Though cute, the fluffy freshmen — Lilly and Tetra — were entire...
03:17, 09/20/2019

Woman’s blood turns blue after reaction to medication It was a medical phenomenon that could have been the subject of a sci-fi flick — only it was real. A 25-year-old woman from Providence, Rhode Island, arrived at the hospital experiencing weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath and skin discoloration. In a strange twist, the doctors who examined...
03:17, 09/20/2019

Intel True View is a cool technology for immersive sports viewing Intel's sports division is unveiling Intel True View, a new technology for viewing immersive sports where the audience can feel like they're watching a replay right on the pitch of a soccer game.Read More...
03:17, 09/20/2019

WordPress.com parent Automattic raises $300 million from Salesforce at a $3 billion valuation WordPress.com parent Automattic has raised $300 million in funding from Salesforce Ventures, giving it a post-funding valuation of $3 billion.Read More...
03:17, 09/20/2019

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

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

Woman puts injured bobcat in back of SUV with young child Wildlife officials in Colorado are reminding residents not to approach wild animals after a woman picked up an injured bobcat and put it in her vehicle with her young child....
03:17, 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

'Worse than Hurricane Harvey': At least 2 dead as Imelda overwhelms Texas with' incredibly dangerous' flooding First responders were overwhelmed by 911 calls for high water rescues as Tropical Depression Imelda drenched Winnie and Beaumont, Texas, with rain.        ...
04:01, 09/20/2019

Democratic donor charged in drug overdose deaths U.S. prosecutors charged political activist Ed Buck with a deadly drug overdose at his Los Angeles-area home, releasing a criminal complaint that detailed allegations he injected men with meth against their wishes during sexual encounters. (Sept. 19)        ...
04:01, 09/20/2019

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

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

Review: Rejoice! 'Downton Abbey' the movie is a two-hour episode – with another happy ending 'Downton Abbey' packs a season’s worth of plot into a two-hour movie that revolves around a royal visit. Fans, consider yourselves serviced.        ...
05:34, 09/20/2019

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

Roku unveils its new lineup of streaming players and the future of Roku OS Roku has gotten a jump on the holiday shopping season, announcing a range of updates to its streaming device portfolio in addition to a new version of its Roku operation system. The updates include a smaller and more power-efficient Roku Express player, which sells for $29, as well as a new version ...
05:34, 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

| Third Algerian protest figure detained within a week An Algerian court has ordered the pre-trial detention of a leading figure in protests that have gripped Algeria for nearly seven months, one of his lawyers says....
05:34, 09/20/2019

The Best Strollers For Getting Around With Two Kids The second baby adds a new layer of complexity to getting out the door, especially with two under 2 years old. In the early days, when my newborn was small and light, I could wear her in a carrier and strap the older one into a single stroller. But as they both got older (and bigger and heavier), an...
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

How Your Car Gets Crash Tested You’ve seen the annual “Top Safety Pick” car ads and the crash-test videos, with cars slammed into objects as their own debris pours down around them like a snowstorm. Perhaps the latter even convinced you not to buy a car you so desperately wanted....
05:35, 09/20/2019

Robert Kubica Loses F1 Ride After Coming Back From Crash That Partially Severed His Arm Robert Kubica was on the rise in his career at one of motorsport’s highest levels, Formula One, when he suffered a horrific 2011 rally crash partially severed his arm. Kubica made it back to the top eight years later with the Williams F1 team, against all predictions, but his comeback won’t last int...
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

Soulful singer Kodi Lee takes home Season 14 'America's Got Talent' crown Kodi Lee captivated the "America's Got Talent" judges and America with his golden buzzer-earning audition. Now, he's the winner of "AGT."        ...
05:36, 09/20/2019

Alien enthusiasts descend on Nevada desert near secretive U.S. base Scores of UFO enthusiasts converged on rural Nevada on Thursday for a pilgrimage of sorts to the U.S. installation known as Area 51, long rumored to house government secrets about alien life, as law enforcement officials beefed up security around the military base....
06:00, 09/20/2019

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

UAW strike threatens Michigan economy, could push state into recession: Moody's, Lending Tree Moody's said the work stoppage, now in its fourth day, poses an "outsized economic threat" to Michigan as well as some local governments such as Detroit....
06:00, 09/20/2019

For Trump, a Time of Indecision In discussions with his staff, Mr. Trump has made clear he wants to accomplish something big, but seems stymied as to what it might be, according to interviews with a half-dozen aides and advisers....
06:00, 09/20/2019

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

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

Marvel is about to solve two of the remaining mysteries from ‘Endgame’, but we have a long wait ahead of us Avengers: Infinity War set up Endgame perfectly to become the highest-grossing movie ever. The first film ended with an amazing cliffhanger and offered plenty of mysteries that needed solving, so Marvel fans flocked to cinemas to see how Marvel fixed everything. And Marvel did offer answers to most ...
06:00, 09/20/2019

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

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

Vegan protesters clash with grocery store customers: 'Unless you're going to pay for my shopping, back off' Shoppers at a grocery store in Auckland, New Zealand, looking to pick up some fresh meat were instead greeted by a line of vegan protesters. Not surprisingly, not every customer reacted positively to the event....
06:51, 09/20/2019

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

Timber industry pressing to be included in Trump trade war assistance for farmers The timber industry is pressing the Trump administration and Congress to be included in the China trade retaliation relief currently available to the agricultural industry. The administration has thus far excluded loggers from assistance, but 65 members of the industry are trying to change that with...
06:52, 09/20/2019

Luke Falk isn’t getting eased into Jets’ QB job Luke Falk realized the coincidence when he looked at his phone during the draft in 2018 and saw the Titans were calling him. Tennessee took him in the sixth round, pick No. 199 overall, out of Washington State. That, of course, is the round and pick in which the Patriots drafted Tom Brady in 2000......
06:52, 09/20/2019

Ex-Giants QB Dave Brown has been in Daniel Jones’ shoes before If there’s one person floating out there in the football universe who can understand what Daniel Jones is going through, it’s Dave Brown. The similarities between the two are uncanny: Giants first-round draft picks out of Duke, tasked with replacing legendary quarterbacks. Brown, the Giants’ top pic...
06:52, 09/20/2019

Giants CB DeAndre Baker focuses on challenging receivers DeAndre Baker insists his confidence has not been lacking, even if his coverage has been. The Giants’ rookie cornerback has taken his licks through the first two games of the season and is allowing opposing quarterbacks to record a perfect 158.3 passer rating when they throw his way, according to Pr...
06:52, 09/20/2019

Rangers’ competition ‘is real’ in preseason Maybe it was hyperbole. Rangers coach David Quinn, nevertheless, was right in the fact that there has been a fair amount of competition in training camp, with a lot on the line in the preseason. To project the roster right now isn’t easy, and a lot of determining how the Blueshirts will look when th...
06:52, 09/20/2019

Mets’ Jacob deGrom down to last two shots to boost Cy Young resume CINCINNATI — Jacob deGrom shaved his ERA from 2.70 to 2.61 in his last start, at a time every number is under the microscope for Cy Young award consideration. The reigning NL winner will make his final road start of the season on Friday, when the Mets face the Reds at Great American Ball Park.......
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

Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport reopens: Rains prompt 650+ canceled flights The Houston airport reopened after a full-ground stop Thursday morning, but it's trying to catch up after hundreds of cancellations and delays.       ...
07:17, 09/20/2019

Video games more often blamed when school shooters are white (Reuters Health) - In the wake of school shootings, people are more likely to blame violent video games for the crime when perpetrators are white than when they are black, a small U.S. study suggests....
07:18, 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

Man killed after fire tears through Queens home A man died on Thursday night when a fire tore through his Queens home, cops said. The 59-year-old victim was inside a home at 163-53 Mathias Avenue in Jamaica when the blaze broke out at around 8:30 p.m., according to police. Firefighters discovered the man on the second floor of the building once t...
07:18, 09/20/2019

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

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

Matt Gaetz Has a Nuclear Meltdown Trying to Go After Al Sharpton A House Judiciary Committee hearing today quickly devolved into name-calling and smears as racist dipshit Rep. Matt Gaetz used his time to attack Rev. Al Sharpton, an MSNBC contributor, over charges that he used anti-Semitic and anti-police rhetoric in the past....
08:17, 09/20/2019

Seattle police officer files $10M claim against city for exposure to 'toxin' while cleaning homeless camp A Seattle police officer filed a $10 million claim against the city Wednesday, alleging he was exposed to an “extremely dangerous man-made toxin” when he was assigned to clean up a homeless camp in the industrial SoDo neighborhood in January....
08:18, 09/20/2019

Commercial fishing vessel catches fire, sinks off Hawaiian coast A 46-foot fishing vessel which caught fire off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii sunk 2,700 feet into the ocean Wednesday morning after the fire, the U.S. Coast Guard said....
08:18, 09/20/2019

Global climate strike: Fridays for Future day of action kicks off in Australia 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."...
08:18, 09/20/2019

Is Germany too stingy to fund the fight against climate change? The German government is proposing a climate protection package that will cost billions of euros. The country is wealthy, but there are already concerns over how to fund the measures....
08:18, 09/20/2019

Amazon vows to go carbon neutral 10 years ahead of Paris deadline The tech giant has vowed to go carbon neutral by 2040, beating the Paris Agreement by 10 years. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has encouraged other companies to follow suit. The move comes a day ahead of global climate protests....
08:18, 09/20/2019

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

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

Economic divide in the US is becoming as stark as its politics Republicans and Democrats have long since separated themselves by ideology, leaving each more conservative or liberal than ever. A new data analysis by the Brookings Institution documents just how fast their economic fortunes have diverged as well....
08:19, 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

Cloud and clear: Tencent draws on gaming tech to lift B2B cloud ambitions Tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd plans to leverage its strengths in video games and social media to grab market share in China's burgeoning cloud computing sector from incumbent Alibaba, the head of its cloud unit told Reuters....
08:51, 09/20/2019

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

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

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

Students begin global climate strike with message for governments: Do your job Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders gathering for a UN Climate Action Summit adopt urgent measures to stop an environmental catastrophe....
08:51, 09/20/2019

SESAME Field Trip: Models of science and society Traveling through Jerusalem and the West Bank to Jordan, DW's Zulfikar Abbany saw science clash with politics and society. This is part three of his diary....
08:51, 09/20/2019

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

Jaguars ride Gardner Minshew and a devastating defense through Titans and a torrent of penalty flags The rookie quarterback threw two early TDs and Jacksonville sacked Marcus Mariota nine times in a game marred by so many flags, even Tom Brady turned it off....
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

|Footgeargetsgo-aheadtobuyEdgarsActive The Competition Tribunal has approved a merger which will see Edcon selling the Edgars Active and High Key chain stores to Footgear, in which Old Mutual has a majority stake....
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

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

How do kids (and adults) like Nintendo’s Labo VR kit? Nintendo's Labo VR kit is certainly a step up from the historic gaming company's earlier Labo kits. With five cardboard projects for kids to construct (including the headset itself), senior editor Kris Naudus found it to be a unique, endearing and pl......
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

Air pollution app now doubles as a wildfire warning system Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent than ever, and can have lingering effects on the air quality. Breezometer, a free app that offers real-time air quality data, announced that it will be offering fire alerts to help users determine if th......
09:53, 09/20/2019

BMW should buy Jaguar Land Rover, Bernstein analysts say Jaguar Land Rover could lower operating and other costs substantially under the wing of a cash-rich bigger partner such as BMW, a Bernstein research note said....
10:17, 09/20/2019

The sinking class: the New Yorkers left to fight the climate crisis alone The city is taking action to protect lower Manhattan’s waterfront while low-income residents in other boroughs must fend for themselvesJainey Bavishi is all business as she takes off from Battery Park to walk the perimeter of lower Manhattan. It’s a muggy afternoon, a breeze barely lifting off of th...
10:17, 09/20/2019

Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard rocks to a solo beat on new album While Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard has been inspired by artists from Prince and Jimi Hendrix to the Supremes and Led Zeppelin, her greatest muse has been her late sister, Jaime. “She just taught me how to have fun using my imagination,” says Howard of her older sibling, who taught her t...
10:17, 09/20/2019

Iowa: progressives to the fore as Sanders and Warren attend 'people's forum' Event bids to push progressive issues further into 2020 raceSanders, Warren, Buttigieg and Castro to appear but not BidenA collective of grassroots organizers in Iowa will hold their first “people’s forum” on Saturday, hosting prominent Democratic presidential candidates, including Elizabeth Warren ...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Ben Carson warned of 'hairy men' in transphobic comments – report Staffers tell Washington Post the housing secretary raised fears about men infiltrating women’s homeless shelters during meetingBen Carson, Donald Trump’s secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Hud), made a transphobic comment this week during a meeting with federal employees in San Francisco, ...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Trump claims homeless people hurt the environment. Here's why that's wrong The president threatened to issue San Francisco a violation after claiming the city allowed needles and waste to flow into the oceanDonald Trump has targeted San Francisco and its homeless crisis once again, saying his administration will issue the city an environmental violation notice for allowing...
10:51, 09/20/2019

History of free African strongholds fires Brazilian resistance to Bolsonaro Quilombo dos Palmares – founded by Africans who escaped slavery – maintained its independence for 100 years and has become a touchstone for a new generationA palm-fringed ridge rises above the plains of Alagoas in north-east Brazil. Just a few replica thatched huts and a wall of wooden stakes now st...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Yes, I'm striking over the climate crisis. And suing the US government, too | Vic Barrett As one of the 21 young plaintiffs in the Juliana v United States lawsuit I am inspired by my people’s past to fight for the futureI was born into a world in which my future and my past are uncertain. Born into a world where my inheritance is slipping into the sea. Born into a world where my people a...
10:51, 09/20/2019

US gunmaker Colt to stop making rifles – including AR-15 – for civilians Chief executive says there are enough sporting rifles on marketCompany to focus on making guns for military and policeGunmaker Colt says it is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian market, including the popular AR-15. Related: Trump sues in New York to block public release of tax retu...
10:51, 09/20/2019

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

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

| Sweeping US sanctions on Iran target leaders, oil and trade Ongoing US sanctions on Iran have targeted Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the Islamic republic's top brass, while also seeking to choke trade in a variety of goods from oil to carpets....
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

England name strong team for Tonga Rugby World Cup opener as George Ford and Owen Farrell both start Eddie Jones will unleash a powerful and experienced England team – perhaps the strongest available to him – for a "ferocious battle" in their Rugby World Cup opener against Tonga in Sapporo on Sunday....
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 to offer Mason Greenwood new contract, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirms Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed Manchester United's plans to hand Mason Greenwood a new contract after the striker became the club's youngest ever player to score in Europe....
10:51, 09/20/2019

Arsenal vs Aston Villa: Prediction, tickets, live stream, TV channel, team news - Premier League 2019-20 preview The air of optimism around the Emirates that accompanied Arsenal's summer transfer activity has begun to fade after a tumultuous start to the campaign....
10:51, 09/20/2019

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine testifies that Cardi B and Jim Jones are both members of the Bloods The strange saga of rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine got a just little bit stranger today, as the rapper—convicted on numerous felony charges after taking a plea deal earlier this year, and now cooperating as a federal witness against some of his former friends—alleged that musician Jim Jones was a member of ...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Turkey's steel imports into Europe a 'problem' Turkey's steel imports into Europe are a "greater problem" for the industry than the slowdown in demand from car makers, the boss of Europe's third largest steelmaker has told Sky News....
10:51, 09/20/2019

Conspiracies are 'always theories of power' Whether it's Area 51, the moon landing or the 9/11 attacks, it feels like a disproportionate amount of conspiracy theories have something to do with the US. Expert Michael Butter says that's not quite true....
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

Darrell Issa accuses Menendez of trying to nix his nomination to lead trade agency Former GOP Rep. Darrell Issa on Thursday accused Sen. Robert Menendez of trying to smear him to sink his nomination to be the next director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. At a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, Menendez told Issa he had significant concerns about the California...
11:35, 09/20/2019

House approves bill to avoid shutdown — but wall fight looms The House on Thursday easily passed a stopgap spending measure to avert a shutdown at month’s end. But the hard part is just beginning. Democratic and Republican leaders will spend the next two months attempting to forge a lasting deal to fund the government involving all of the same political land...
11:35, 09/20/2019

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

Borderlands 3 Patch Removes Screaming From Boss Who Screamed Too Much Borderlands 3 is fun, but it’s had some problems since launch. It takes an absolute lifetime to boot up and occasionally hangs during simple actions like opening the menu. This morning, developer Gearbox pushed out a hot fix that deals with the most pressing issue of all: the incessant screaming of ...
12:00, 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

French Court Says Valve Must Allow Steam Users To Resell Games Back in 2015, Valve got sued by a French consumer organization called UFC-Que Choisir (not to be confused with non-French, non-consumer organization the Ultimate Fighting Championship). UFC-Que Choisir had a multitude of bones to pick with the longtime Steam steward, the biggest among them being tha...
12:00, 09/20/2019

Yankees clinch 1st AL East title since 2012 The Yankees beat the Angels on Thursday to clinch their first AL East title since 2012. The win also clinched New York's second straight 100-win season....
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

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

Imelda left Satchel Smith as the lone employee at a Homewood Suites in Texas. He smiled and went to work Satchel Smith, 21, had to handle things by himself at the Homewood Suites in Beaumont, Texas, with roads flooded due to Tropical Depression Imelda.        ...
12:00, 09/20/2019

SaskPower shuts off net metering program due to overwhelming demand A solar energy expert says there could be 500 jobs at risk following an announcement by SaskPower that they will no longer offer a net-metering rebate due to overwhelming demand....
12:34, 09/20/2019

MS Dhoni Should Go "Without Being Pushed Out", Says Sunil Gavaskar MS Dhoni has been out of the Indian team for a while and though he has not yet announced his retirement, it has become a topic of discussion almost on a daily basis....
12:34, 09/20/2019

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

On This Day: Muhammad Ali defeats Floyd Patterson again Nathan Fogg recounts the story of two heavyweight greats – Muhammad Ali and Floyd Patterson – meeting in the ring for a rematch on September 20, 1972. The post On This Day: Muhammad Ali defeats Floyd Patterson again appeared first on Boxing News....
13:02, 09/20/2019

Powell's Subtle Messaging to Trump on Trade Fight Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s press conference this week carried a subtle message for President Trump: If you’re worried about an economic slowdown, find a way to cool down the trade war....
13:02, 09/20/2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson makes dismissive comments about transgender people, angering agency staff During his visit to San Francisco this week, the Housing and Urban Development Secretary also lamented that society no longer seemed to know the difference between men and women, according to three people who were present. Carson’s remarks, which visibly shocked people at the gathering, are part of ...
13:51, 09/20/2019

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

The Little Law That Made the Internet a Free for All In 1996, when the internet was still unexplored territory for most Americans, the U.S. Congress passed a telecommunications law that included a provision its supporters meant to protect free speech online. More than 20 years later, that provision, known as Section 230, is seen as crucial to the busi...
13:51, 09/20/2019

Salam Tucson brings dozens of Tucsonans of diverse faiths, backgrounds together TUCSON — Dozens of people came together for Salam Tucson at the Islamic Center of Tucson Thursday night. This gathering highlighted diverse cultures including the religion of Islam and Muslim faith. “We just want to be part of our community and establish good connections and ties with ou...
13:51, 09/20/2019

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

4 Your Health: Cancer cases may stem from drinking tap water (NBC News)- Federal health officials say they are leaving no stone unturned while investigating the cause of the recent vaping-related illnesses. According to the CDC, there are at least 530 confirmed and highly probable cases in 38 states. Eight deaths have been reported. The agency says they expec...
13:51, 09/20/2019

Ralph Lauren launches Rachel Green Friends collection Twenty-five years ago, Rachel Karen Green burst into the Central Perk coffee house in a soaking wet, off-the-shoulder wedding dress, and Friends was born....
13:52, 09/20/2019

Mexico risk to Pacific Alliance’s IG club status Three-quarters of fund managers that responded to a recent Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey think that Mexico is going to lose its investment grade status....
13:52, 09/20/2019

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

PM vs. PM: John Major argues against Boris Johnson in U.K. Supreme Court case Just as it seemed Brexit couldn’t become any more surreal, a former Conservative prime minister argued against the current Conservative prime minister in a landmark Supreme Court hearing over whether Boris Johnson broke the law in suspending Parliament....
15:02, 09/20/2019

Urbanworld 2019: How Kasi Lemmons, Vondie Curtis-Hall and Henry Hunter Hall Continue a Creative Legacy in Harriet Before she departed this earth, Harriet Tubman’s last words were, “I go to prepare a place for you.” When I hear such a powerful phrase, I can’t help but think of the concept of legacy....
15:02, 09/20/2019

F1 stockpiling face masks at Singapore GP as toxic smog to blanket night race Singapore Grand Prix organisers are preparing for 'unhealthy' levels of air pollution in the form of forest fire smoke blown in from Indonesia...
15:51, 09/20/2019

Jacksonville Jaguars defeat listless Tennessee Titans for win on 'Thursday Night Football' Gardner Minshew and the Jacksonville Jaguars took advantage of a sloppy performance by the Tennessee Titans to get their first win of the season.       ...
15:51, 09/20/2019

Report: Pirates' Felipe Vázquez could be deported if convicted of sex crimes Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez could be deported to his native Venezuela if convicted of sex crimes, ICE officials tell the Wall Street Journal.       ...
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

Alabama coach Nick Saban says absent DE Antonio Alfano has 'basically quit' Alabama five-star freshman Antonio Alfano has been absent from the team for the last two weeks, and coach Nick Saban says the DE has 'basically quit.'       ...
15:51, 09/20/2019

Opinion: Brian Flores’ short-term pain with Miami Dolphins includes long-term ramifications Miami will have seven picks in the first three rounds in April and more extra picks the year after to go with fat salary cap room. Talent is coming.       ...
15:51, 09/20/2019

Fire-damaged rooster from Notre-Dame's spire goes on display A battered copper rooster that used to sit atop the spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral is to go on public display more than five months after the massive fire that almost burnt the iconic building to the......
15:51, 09/20/2019

F1 leader Hamilton no longer a follower on Instagram Lewis Hamilton leads the way in Formula One and the Mercedes driver is not a follower on social media platform Instagram either after changing his routine....
15:51, 09/20/2019

German coalition reaches deal on new climate package: source Germany's governing parties on Friday agreed a new climate protection package, including a domestic carbon price and the possibility of more stringent measures in future, a source close to the talks said....
15:51, 09/20/2019

Germany to raise incentives for buying electric cars: climate policy document The German government will raise incentives for buying electric cars under its new climate plan, as well as raising road tolls for trucks from 2023 and pumping money into rail operator Deutsche Bahn, a climate policy document seen by Reuters showed....
15:51, 09/20/2019

Hurricane Jerry likely to pass north of Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico: NHC Hurricane Jerry is expected to move north of the northern Leeward Islands later on Friday and pass well north of Puerto Rico on Saturday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
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

Royal Bank of Scotland names Alison Rose as new boss The Royal Bank of Scotland has named Alison Rose as its new chief executive, making her the first woman to head one of Britain's biggest high street lenders....
15:51, 09/20/2019

Dozens of people poisoned this year by salmonella-infected British eggs Exclusive: since January at least 45 consumers have fallen ill, investigation finds, despite assurances of very low riskDozens of people have been poisoned after consuming British eggs contaminated with salmonella, an investigation has found, despite recent government assurances that the risk had be...
16:17, 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

Bird numbers plunge in U.S. and Canada with people to blame From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9 billion birds, scientists said on Thursday....
16:17, 09/20/2019

Trump ambassador: ‘Journalists face risks. Murder shouldn’t be one of them’ A top Trump administration diplomat this week went to bat for journalists, especially those covering wars, urging an international forum to strengthen safety standards for the media....
16:17, 09/20/2019

Old Friendships, New Costumes and Timeless Royal Fever on the Set of the Downton Abbey Movie The day on which the royal visit is being filmed is the perfect day to drop in on the set of a movie that hinges entirely on said visit. On this particular October afternoon in Hampshire, southern England, Highclere Castle—the grand country house at which six seasons of the beloved PBS series ...
16:17, 09/20/2019

|'Ailing'economycan'twaitfordebates,Cabinetmustactnow-Lamola State-owned enterprises cannot be rescued without strategic partnerships, Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has said, adding that bold and decisive action is needed....
16:17, 09/20/2019

Misha Nonoo wedding: Meghan Markle's best friend to marry Michael Hess in Italy The American-based designer - who reportedly first set up Meghan and Harry on a blind date - is set to marry oil tycoon Michael Hess this weekend in an elaborate ceremony in Italy...
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

Saka revels in dream Arsenal debut as young guns shine in Europe "Teenage forward Bukayo Saka said it was a \"dream come true\" to score his first Arsenal goal as he helped inspire them to a convincing 3-0 on Thursday."...
16:51, 09/20/2019

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

My life in sex: ‘My partner’s lover visits our place once or twice a week’ The monogamous man in a three-way relationshipMy partner and I have been very much in love for about seven years. Early on, she told me about a man she had met briefly, years earlier, to whom she felt a sexual attraction unlike anything she had experienced before. Nothing happened, so it stayed an u...
16:51, 09/20/2019

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

10 of the best art museums in Japan Brilliant gardens and buildings, coupled with great art make these spectacular – and affordable – museums an absorbing visit One of Tokyo’s most constantly innovative art museums, the Mori Art Museum occupies the 52 and 53rd floors of the 54-storey Roppongi Hills building. The museum has no permanen...
16:51, 09/20/2019

GDP Growth Expected To Be Better In September Quarter: Shaktikanta Das He said for the first quarter, the RBI analysis showed growth to be at 5.8 per cent and all the surveys it did also projected growth to be in the range of 5.5-5.8 per cent but the final print was much......
16:51, 09/20/2019

India Inc Welcomes Government's Corporate Tax Announcements The government will bear a massive Rs 1.45 lakh crore per year to support its move to reduce corporate tax. The new tax structure is effective from April 1, 2019....
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

Being Virginia State Police Trooper Lucas Dowell's friend was 'the greatest pleasure of my life,' sister says Erica Dowell says just hours after her brother, Lucas, died, officers from the Virginia State Police and the Metropolitan Police Department showed up in the middle of the night at her residence in Washington, D.C. and helped her pack before she set off for Richmond to meet up with her parents....
18:00, 09/20/2019

Taiwan Loses Another Diplomatic Tie, as China Continues Isolation Push Kiribati is the second Pacific nation in less than a week to end diplomatic relations with Taipei and switch allegiance to Beijing, reflecting China’s strategic gains in the region while squeezing an increasingly isolated Taiwan....
18:02, 09/20/2019

Mezzanine extensions: adding a 'floor between floors' can add more value than a loft conversion Adding an extra level within an existing space attractive - creating a split-level room - is the improvement that gives you the best return on your investment....
18:02, 09/20/2019

Pregnant bride dies after suffering stroke moments before wedding, baby saved The 30-year-old nurse, was six months pregnant and apparently healthy when she fell ill in the limo on the way to the church last Sunday in São Paulo....
18:02, 09/20/2019

|Commerzbanktoslash4300jobsascostcutssteppedup Commerzbank AG is planning to cut 4 300 jobs as part of a new strategic plan that will also see the bank sell a stake in its Polish mBank unit to reduce risk and help pay for the measures....
18:03, 09/20/2019

Bottas: Mercedes F1 car not "100%" right after Singapore FP1 crash Valtteri Bottas believes his Mercedes Formula 1 car was not "100%" in the Singapore Grand Prix's second Friday practice after it was rebuilt following a crash in the opening session...
18:34, 09/20/2019

The Trump Labor Board Is Outlawing Grad Student Worker Unions On Monday, the National Labor Relations Board will issue a ruling that will make it impossible for graduate student workers to unionize. This, as with almost everything the Trump NLRB has done, is bad....
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

Chris Sullivan of ‘This is Us’ takes risks on the red carpet Chris Sullivan may or may not win at this weekend’s Emmy Awards, but it’s a sure bet that his attire will be unconventional on the red carpet. (Sept. 20)        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

'They're forming like roaches.' The 6 tropical storms whirling at once have tied a record It's hurricane season, but this is ridiculous. The six storms whirling this week in the Atlantic and Pacific set a record, forecasters reported.        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

People 'Storm Area 51' with alien-themed music festival in Nevada desert Rachel, a town of about 50 people, is the closest habitation to Area 51, a military facility that for decades has fueled conspiracy theories.        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

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

The Best—And Worst—New Network Shows of Fall 2019 Network TV has seen better days, so it’s no surprise that this fall’s crop of new primetime series from ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and The CW is light on original concepts. Shows about doctors, lawyers, detectives and quirky, multigenerational families predominate. But even within those formulas...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Payment card thieves hack Click2Gov bill paying portals in 8 cities Enlarge (credit: Mighty Travels / Flickr) In 2017 and 2018, hackers compromised systems running the Click2Gov self-service bill-payment portal in dozens of cities across the United States, a feat that compromised 300,000 payment cards and generated nearly $2 million of revenue. Now, Click2Gov syst...
18:34, 09/20/2019

New Zealand's Richie Mo'unga backed to announce himself on world stage in Japan New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen is backing Richie Mo'unga to announce himself to the world on Saturday when the All Blacks go head to head with South Africa....
18:34, 09/20/2019

Hong Kong enters 16th weekend of protests as police warn violence escalating beyond control Hong Kong is headed into its sixteenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests, as police warned the level of violence is escalating potentially beyond control, as the force faced renewed allegations of brutality....
18:34, 09/20/2019

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

Make Retro McDonald's Fries With Beef Tallow McDonald’s may be a hamburger restaurant, but it’s the fries that keep them coming back. Oddly, the fries that made McDonald’s famous—the ones that truly set them apart from their fast food rivals—are not the fries they serve today. The original golden fry from the Golden Arches was cooked in beef t...
19:00, 09/20/2019

What Exactly Is the National Debt? Among the near-constant discussion of an impending recession, you may have noticed some rumbling about our worsening national deficit. But you may be confused about how that national debt happens, and what it means for how the country’s finances are run....
19:00, 09/20/2019

Do You Applaud When Your Flight Lands? In case you’ve missed it, it’s currently Jerk Week over at Lifehacker HQ, which means we’ve been telling you how to deal with jerks all week long—but what happens if you might be the jerk? Sometimes, it’s not exactly clear who the culprit is....
19:00, 09/20/2019

Bill Belichick press conference: Storms out after Antonio Brown concession Bill Belichick provided a slight window in to the Patriots’ Antonio Brown thinking, before storming out of his press conference over questions about the receiver. “I know there are questions about Antonio,” Belichick said at his Friday press conference. “We take all the situations ...
19:00, 09/20/2019

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

Titans-Jaguars fantasy football fallout: Bleak outlook for Marcus Mariota The Jaguars picked up their first win of the season as Gardner Minshew mania descended on Jacksonville in a sloppy, 20-7 AFC South showdown. We saw solid performances from D.J. Chark and the Jaguars defense, Titans offensive ineptitude and a lot of penalties. Here’s what it means for fantasy f...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Adam Zucker on the Notre Dame weakness Georgia can exploit CBS college football studio host Adam Zucker talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about his first job out of Syracuse, New Jersey stereotypes and Notre Dame’s showdown with Georgia. Q: What was your first job out of college? A: I got the job that everyone graduating college in 1998 wanted, which i...
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

Buy a classic Guardian photograph: Swans at dusk at Linlithgow, Scotland This week in our Guardian Print Shop series we have an image shot by Murdo MacLeod of swans gathered in the evening lightWith the birds front-lit against a darkening sky, this photograph of swans at Linlithgow in Scotland may look like a glorious nature scene, but the reality behind it is a little d...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Maruti Suzuki S-Presso Variants And Engine Details Leaked The all-new Maruti Suzuki S-Presso is ready to be launched in India on September 30. Now, just a few days before its official launch the variant details and the engine specifications of the car have......
19:00, 09/20/2019

You're invited to The A.V. Club's Emmys liveblog The 71st Emmys ceremony, the crown jewel of awards season for TV viewers, will be broadcast live on Fox on Sunday, September 22. The event will be simulcast on both coasts, so if you’re hosting an Emmy party in the heart of Tinseltown, plan for an early-bird special....
19:00, 09/20/2019

Netflix's GLOW gets a fourth and final season to deliver its finisher GLOW had such a shaky hold on its third season plots that you’d think Vince McMahon was running the show. Still, we’re happy to report that Netflix’s winning wrestling comedy will return for a fourth and final season, per a new tweet from the streamer....
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

Friends' "Smelly Cat" is stinking up Google searches now If you’ve ever wanted your computer screen to yell “Pivot!” at you in Ross Geller’s voice or let Phoebe Buffay serenade you with her ubiquitous “Smelly Cat,” this is your chance. To honor the iconic NBC comedy Friends—which will celebrate its 25th anniversary on September 22—Google has decided to ch...
19:00, 09/20/2019

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

In the year of Dirty Harry, an unlikely action phenomenon made hippies the heroes When he was getting ready to make Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood, his dizzy reimagining of 1969 Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino invited Brad Pitt over to talk about the role of Cliff Booth, a laconic stuntman with violent tendencies. When they were done talking about the character, Tarantino wanted to ...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Carl Icahn to lease Miami office space close to his private-island home: sources Carl Icahn is moving his financial empire to a seaside office tower just a hop, skip and a jump from his private-island home, The Post has learned. The Far Rockaway native plans to lease one-and-a-half floors at the top of a yet-to-be-constructed glass-encased office tower in Sunny Isles Beach when ...
19:51, 09/20/2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook surprises customers at reopening of Fifth Avenue store Apple diehards who lined up outside the revamped Fifth Avenue Apple Store for the iPhone 11 launch got more than they bargained for when chief executive Tim Cook stopped by for a surprise appearance. The CEO flew in from the company’s Cupertino, Calif., headquarters to officially open the doors of A...
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

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

+++ Global climate strike: Africa roundup live +++ Thousands of protests and events are planned all around Africa to call for urgent action against climate change. Get the latest news on the Friday for Future climate strike....
19:52, 09/20/2019

MOSAiC: Great Arctic expedition starts For one year, a research ship called "Polarstern" will drift through the frozen Arctic. Researchers want to better understand the influence of the Arctic on climate, says cruise leader Christian Haas in a DW interview....
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

Justin Trudeau tries to put blackface scandal behind him, pledges to ban assault rifles in Canada Justin Trudeau on Friday pledged to ban military-style assault rifles, including the AR-15, in Canada as he attempted to get his re-election campaign back on track following a damaging blackface scandal....
19:52, 09/20/2019

'Sweating and freezing and aching': Savannah Guthrie says pneumonia caused 'Today' absence "I really have never been so laid out flat," Savannah Guthrie shared via phone with her "Today" show colleagues of her pneumonia battle.        ...
19:52, 09/20/2019

'Lost' 15th anniversary: Here's to polar bears, brainy sci-fi, Sawyer and Kate 'Lost,' which launched Sept. 22, 2004, was a riveting mix of sci-fi twists and compelling characters that changed TV on screen and behind the scenes.        ...
19:52, 09/20/2019

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

One dead, five hurt in shooting on streets of Washington One person was killed and five others wounded on Thursday in a shooting on the streets of Washington, D.C., not far from the White House, police said....
20:52, 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

Twitter deletes thousands of accounts spreading state propaganda Twitter has removed thousands of state-backed accounts linked with spreading propaganda about the Saudi government and sowing discord around the ongoing protests in Hong Kong....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Stocks hit as China cancels U.S. farm visits, yields slip An index of global stock markets gave up early gains after Chinese agriculture officials who were to visit U.S. farm states next week canceled their trip, dampening optimism on U.S.-China trade talks....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Commerzbank aims to cut jobs, branches after Deutsche merger fails Commerzbank said on Friday it wanted to shed thousands of staff and close a fifth of its branches in a strategy overhaul, after the German lender's attempt to merge with Deutsche Bank failed....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Fedspeak in three voices, from recession to bubbles to 'in a good place' After delivering a split-decision rate cut earlier this week, U.S. Federal Reserve officials put their divisions over the state of the economy and what should be done about it on full display Friday with warnings of a slowdown and financial risks bookending talk of how well things are going....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Ireland’s deputy PM says gaps remain as EU, U.K. seek Brexit deal British and European Union negotiators were meeting Friday in search of an elusive Brexit deal, as Ireland’s deputy leader warned that the two sides remain far apart despite an improvement in the “mood music.”...
20:52, 09/20/2019

Barron Hilton, who expanded family's Hilton Hotels empire, dies at 91 Hotelier and philanthropist Barron Hilton died on Thursday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles. He was 91.       ...
21:51, 09/20/2019

Harriet A. Washington's A Terrible Thing to Waste Injects a Dose of Hard Truth Into the Conversation About Black Lives Harriet Washington’s searing 2007 tome, Medical Apartheid, not only outlined the pervasive use of medical experimentation on African Americans throughout history but circumscribed African American’s credible distrust of the medical establishment. In fact, a large part of why sadistic gynecologist J....
21:51, 09/20/2019

iOS 13: The Ars Technica review Enlarge / iOS 13 on an iPhone 11 Pro. (credit: Samuel Axon) Last year, Apple set users’ expectations with iOS 12, saying it would be focused on improving performance and fixing bugs and stability issues instead of adding a bunch of new features. And while there were still plenty of bugs over the c...
21:51, 09/20/2019

Keke Palmer Is Gifting Us With "Sorry To This Man" Merch After Viral Video Keke Palmer is the gift that keeps on giving. Last week, the Hustlers actress went viral for her hilarious lie detector test, during which she was asked about former Vice President of the......
21:51, 09/20/2019

Tarek El Moussa's Date Night With His Daughter and Heather Rae Young Will Melt Your Heart Tarek El Moussa was surrounded by his favorite girls on date night! The 38-year-old Flip or Flop star and his girlfriend Heather Rae Young, 32, recently took his daughter Taylor El Moussa......
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'I genuinely felt she was talking to me': readers review Margaret Atwood's The Testaments The sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale has wowed critics and been shortlisted for the Booker prize. But what do our readers make of it?WARNING: Contains spoilersA gripping read, atmospheric and didn’t disappoint! To me it resonates, to some degree, with what is happening in some parts of the World. Popul...
21:51, 09/20/2019

Sacklers threaten to scrap opioid deal if they aren’t shielded from lawsuits Enlarge / PURDUE PHARMA, STAMFORD, CT, UNITED STATES - 2019/09/12: Members of P.A.I.N. (Prescription Addiction Intervention Now) and Truth Pharm staged a protest on September 12, 2019 outside Purdue Pharma headquarters in Stamford, over their recent controversial opioid settlement. (credit: Getty | ...
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Ancient slag offers insight into the uneven pace of technological advances Enlarge / Copper production waste at Khirbat en-Nahas, Jordan, was piled 6m (18 ft) deep. (credit: T. Levy 2019) Sometimes, clues about ancient technology are hidden in the most mundane things. In this case, Tel-Aviv University archaeologist Erez Ben-Yosef and his colleagues went rummaging through...
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Teen vaping surge: 25% of 12th graders report recent use, 11% daily use Enlarge (credit: Getty | Justin Sullivan ) Preliminary data from two long-standing nationwide surveys reveals a sustained surge in e-cigarette use—aka vaping—by teens over the last two years. About 25% of 12th graders in 2019 reported using nicotine-containing vaping products within 30 days of tak...
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US prosecutors charge ex-UAW official with conspiracy in widening union corruption probe The former top aide of retired United Auto Workers Vice President Joe Ashton, a former member of GM's board, was charged Friday with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering....
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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....
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Trump Stresses Restraint On Iran Ahead of Meeting With Military Leaders After Oil Strikes (BUQAYQ, Saudi Arabia) –– As he weighs his options on Iran, President Donald Trump is stressing restraint as he prepares to meet with military leaders. Trump said Friday that during the 2016 presidential campaign, some of his critics warned that he would get the United States into war. T...
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Ukraine Pressured on U.S. Political Investigations Pressure on the Ukrainian government by President Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, has been an open secret in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, for months....
22:54, 09/20/2019

The all-new Apple Watch 5 gets a price cut at Amazon While the Apple Watch Series 5 was announced just last week, you can already find discounts on the smartwatch at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the Apple Watch 5 with GPS for $384.99. That's a $15 discount and the lowest price we've found for the latest Apple Watch. If you're...
22:54, 09/20/2019

The Last of Us 2 teased for Sony's State of Play – but will we get a launch date? The Last of Us Part 2 is getting some kind of reveal in Sony's State of Play video-stream next week, according to a Twitter post by game developer Naughty Dog.Showing off a solitary knife against a wispy black background, the image (below) hints at a sequel unafraid to keep exploring the gritty...
22:54, 09/20/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 at Verizon: buy one phone, get another for free If you're looking to save on the all-new Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phone, then you've come to the right place. Verizon is currently offering up to $950 off another Galaxy Note device when you buy a Galaxy Note 10 phone. You can also save $200 when you switch to Verizon and get a one mont...
22:54, 09/20/2019

Remove these Android apps from your phone immediately By now, the pattern is pretty familiar. In spite of the company stepping up its detection efforts, Google can’t seem to eliminate sketchy applications from sneaking their way into the Google Play Store where they often rack up millions of downloads before being found and eliminated. The latest...
22:54, 09/20/2019

Trump nominates wave of California judges, in fresh bid to reshape courts President Trump nominated a slew of judges Friday to posts on California-based federal courts, ramping up efforts to reshape the judiciary after hitting a milestone earlier this month with the confirmation of the 150th federal judge on his watch....
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At least 4 dead, multiple critical injuries in tour bus crash outside of Bryce Canyon National Park At least four people are dead and multiple others critically injured after a tour bus crashed outside Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah.        ...
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NYC climate march joins global call for action A wave of climate change protests swept across the globe Friday, in New York, public school students join the global climate protest. Thousands of mostly young people marched through lower Manhattan, carrying signs and chanting. (Sept. 20)        ...
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Dads surround crying boy on first day of school These devoted dads surrounded a young boy who was nervous and crying as he arrived late to his first day of school.        ...
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Helicopter plucks kayaker from Great Salt Lake "It looks like a dude in a tube." Night vision video from a Utah National Guard helicopter shows another chopper plucking a stranded kayaker from choppy water in Utah's Great Salt Lake. (Sept. 19)        ...
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Michelle Carter, who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself, denied early release from prison The Massachusetts Parole Board called Michelle Carter's behavior 'irrational' and lacking sincerity as the board denied her early release request.        ...
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A string of suspicious deaths: What we know about veterans who died at the Clarksburg VA Authorities are investigating 10 suspicious deaths at a VA hospital in Clarksburg, West Virginia. Here's what we know about the veterans who died.        ...
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Can Negative Rates Stimulate Growth? Negative rates are seen by some quarters as the fuel to speed up economic growth. The eurozone and Japanese experience, however, paints a different picture....
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Huawei downplayed the Google problem in the Mate 30, but it’s a major issue for consumers As Huawei downplays the Google problem on its new Huawei Mate 30 Android phones, consumers who buy the devices could be hugely disappointed.Read More...
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Preorder LEGO's Enormous Star Destroyer Set, Get Free LEGOLAND or LEGOLAND Discovery Center Tickets LEGO’s upcoming 4784-piece Star Destroyer looks like one of the most stunning LEGO Star Wars sets in a long and rich tradition of amazing LEGO Star Wars sets, and if you preorder it through LEGO today, you’ll get double VIP points with a free LEGO VIP account....
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Watch: Trump takes questions at joint press event with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Morrison and Trump were expected to discuss a range of issues during a bilateral meeting Friday morning, including the ongoing U.S.-China trade war and the rising tensions in the Middle East....
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Treasury yields fall after China trade officials cut DC trip short, forgo Montana visit U.S. government debt yields fell Friday morning as traders digested a rate move from the Federal Reserve and monitored trade talks between Washington and Beijing....
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Brazilian climate strikers take aim at Bolsonaro for Amazon fires Thousands of Brazilians demanded action on climate change on Friday, taking aim in nationwide protests at President Jair Bolsonaro who they say is allowing fires to destroy the Amazon rainforest, worsening the environmental crisis....
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Bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists crashes in Utah, killing at least four A bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists careened off a road and crashed near Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah on Friday, killing at least four people and critically injuring at least another 12, authorities reported....
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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....
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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....
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Quebec National Assembly’s edible garden promotes urban agriculture There are over 200 different plants in the Quebec National Assembly garden, where members of the public are allowed to pick -- and eat -- much of it....
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Warm freshwater can harbor dangerous parasite People who swim in warm freshwater lakes, ponds and hot springs should do their best to avoid getting water up their nose because it could transmit a deadly parasite, a U.S. case report suggests....
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Factbox: India, South Korea latest to take steps on e-cigarettes South Korea and India this week were the latest countries after Brazil and Thailand to ban or warn about the sale of e-cigarettes, the latest global blows to a vaping industry under pressure over growing health concerns....
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Imelda Swamps Southeast Texas With Staggering Rainfall The storm unexpectedly dropped 43 inches of water in a pocket south of Beaumont, making it the seventh wettest tropical cyclone in United States history....
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U.S. Drone Attacks ISIS Fighters in Southern Libya The American military carried out an airstrike Thursday against Islamic State fighters in southern Libya in a reminder of the terrorist group’s resilience....
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