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After Caroline Calloway: should ghostwriters speak out against their subjects?

Natalie Beach’s tell-all about the controversial influencer wasn’t the first case of a ghost exposing their subject, following Julian Assange and Donald TrumpThirty years after gho...

After Caroline Calloway: should ghostwriters speak out against their subjects?

Source: theguardian.com

Who is Caroline Calloway, and why can't the internet stop talking about her? An essay about an Instagram influencer and an intense female friendship that turned toxic is blowing up online. One Guardian Australia staffer asks another to explain what it means … quicklyHi Alyx. Who is Caroline Calloway, and why could no one stop talking about her at the pub last night?Caroline ...
07:34, 09/12/2019

Caroline Calloway’s ex-BFF Natalie Beach denies they’re colluding for fame Many people think the viral rift between disgraced Instagram influencer Caroline Calloway and her ex-BFF/ghostwriter Natalie Beach isn’t what it seems — and that the two are colluding to land a TV deal. However, Beach denied she was plotting behind the scenes with Calloway in a statement to Th...
04:51, 09/13/2019

Ex-best friend of Instagram scammer Caroline Calloway pens juicy tell-all The bitter ghostwriter and ex-best friend of an Instagram influencer whose fame crumbled — again and again — is spilling her side of things. And it’s a doozy. Caroline Calloway, once described as “the Empty Mason Jar of the Influencer Economy,” has become the poster child of ...
21:34, 09/11/2019

Read these: The curious case of Caroline Calloway, in 2 eye-opening acts Influencer culture can be perplexing, and so much of it can be fueled by how a public figure makes their audience feel, rather than the figure themselves (see also: the film Jawline). Caroline Calloway—a woman who has built a dedicated following via highly stylized photos with lengthy, essay-like ca...
07:00, 09/12/2019

Caroline Calloway Points Out ''Really F--ked Up'' Part of Viral Article in First Major Interview It's been roughly 48 hours since Natalie Beach revealed her role in the making of influencer Caroline Calloway. Since then, Caroline has posted photos on her Instagram roughly 65......
12:17, 09/13/2019

Trump ghostwriters slam president after report exposes losses Two prominent ghostwriters of Donald Trump books blasted the president in recent days in the wake of the latest reports that his businesses lost $1.1 billion in the decade between 1985 and 1994. Tony Schwartz, who co-authored the 1987 book “The Art of the Deal,” which many credit with securing Trump...
06:51, 05/10/2019

Channeling maybe-yes, maybe-no Mueller: Speak, Bob, Speak! WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly two years, the nation watched and waited as special counsel Robert Mueller investigated President Donald Trump and his campaign for potential collusion with Russia and obstruction of justice. The release of a redacted version of Mueller’s 448-page report last month...
18:00, 05/12/2019

|JonathanJansen:SAschoolsystembasedondumbingdownwith'stupid'subjects At government level there seems to be a lack of understanding about the extent of the education crisis the country faces, says prof. Jonathan Jansen of the Faculty of Education at Stellenbosch University....
13:51, 06/20/2019

TV Host A.J. Calloway Leaves Extra After Sexual Misconduct Investigation (PASADENA, Calif.) — A.J. Calloway is leaving the syndicated entertainment news show “Extra” in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations. Warner Brothers issued a statement on Wednesday saying the company has investigated the claims into Calloway’s conduct and he and the com...
15:17, 08/01/2019

UAW president among subjects of corruption investigation, report says Sources told the Detroit News the federal investigation is looking into whether UAW President Gary Jones or other UAW officials spent member dues on junkets to California and other potential financial crimes involving union officials' charitable organizations....
01:51, 08/31/2019

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll women is greater than ever....
09:00, 05/28/2019

UAW president among subjects of corruption probe, report says Sources told the Detroit News the federal investigation is looking into whether UAW President Gary Jones or other UAW officials spent member dues on junkets to California and other potential financial crimes involving union officials' charitable organizations....
10:17, 08/31/2019

Google, Facebook potential subjects of fed probes, oversight…again Google and Facebook are in the crosshairs of potential US antitrust probes that could disrupt their businesses or even break them apart — but it’s not the first time they have faced heat from the feds. Silicon Valley-based Google dodged the threat of a federal inquiry into its Android mobile operati...
05:17, 06/05/2019

Thailand's king to greet subjects in coronation parade Thailand's newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn will greet his subjects on Sunday in a royal procession, a day after completing ornate rituals to become the country's first new divine monarch in nearly seven decades....
02:51, 05/05/2019

Without older subjects, cancer drugs trials rely on atypical patients (Reuters Health) - Patients selected to participate in studies of cancer drugs tend to be younger than most people with the disease in the general population, researchers say....
04:00, 06/04/2019

#LetsShirtTalk How Marvin Sordell is tackling football's taboo subjects of racism and mental health With each passing week of the new football season, another player seems to be racially abused as a result of their actions on the field. Meanwhile, there is an expectancy for footballers to offer up the solutions to problems deep-rooted in society, from racism to mental health....
19:51, 09/10/2019

#LetsShirtTalk How Marvin Sordell is tackling football's once taboo subjects of racism and mental health With each passing week of the new football season, another player seems to be racially abused as a result of their actions on the field. Meanwhile, there is an expectancy for footballers to offer up the solutions to problems deep-rooted in society, from racism to mental health....
02:51, 09/10/2019

Below Deck's Caroline Bedol Arrested for Larceny It hasn't been smooth sailing for Caroline Bedol. The Below Deck star was arrested in Connecticut for sixth-degree larceny on Sunday, June 9. According to court records, she had a $0......
06:00, 06/13/2019

The Padres turned ‘Sweet Caroline’ against Red Sox fans Sunday was an all-around rough day for the Red Sox and all their fans who traveled to Petco Park. A Manny Machado home run in the first inning on the way to a 3-1 Padres win wasn’t the most defeating thing the Red Sox had to endure all day. During a break in the eighth......
22:00, 08/26/2019

Theresa May’s net-zero emissions target is a lot less impressive than it looks | Caroline Lucas The government’s pledges on climate change are too little, too late. What really matters is actionTheresa May is doing her best to grab some good headlines in the closing weeks of her premiership. Setting a target for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions is vital, but her government’s plans are too lit...
18:51, 06/12/2019

Caroline Graham Hansen: the tireless Norwegian out to run down England The winger, recently signed by Barcelona, will be Norway’s biggest threat in the absence of Ada HegerbergCaroline Graham Hansen has never lacked confidence. When she was younger she played in the same team as the boys and one of their parents complained that she “had taken their son’s place in the t...
14:17, 06/27/2019

Caroline Wozniacki Is Married: Tennis Star Weds David Lee Caroline Wozniacki is a married woman. The 28-year-old Danish tennis star wed retired NBA player David Lee, 36, in Italy in an intimate wedding ceremony front of 120 family and friends at......
23:00, 06/15/2019

Women’s World Cup: Caroline Weir takes inspiration from takeaway art Scotland midfielder with a mural of her on a wall in Dunfermline says ‘the attention we’re getting is a bit mad’There are many reasons to visit the Côte d’Azur, but art surely ranks among the top 10 with the assorted galleries affording tourists plenty of scope to admire the works of Matisse, Chagal...
08:17, 06/09/2019

Yeah, okay, we'd like to hear David Hasselhoff and Ministry's cover of "Sweet Caroline" David Hasselhoff, the impossibly handsome star of Knight Rider and Baywatch, will release his first album since 2012's This Time Around. This time around, however, he’s focusing (almost) exclusively on covers, and bringing in a surprising group of collaborators to help him realize his vision. Am...
19:00, 08/20/2019

French Open: Caroline Wozniacki Loses; Petra Kvitova Withdraws In a performance emblematic of a difficult season, Wozniacki fell Monday in the first round to Veronika Kudermetova. Kvitova pulled out because of an injured left forearm....
18:51, 05/27/2019

French Open: Caroline Wozniacki upset, No. 2 Petro Kvitova withdraws Veronika Kudermetova upset Caroline Wozniacki and Petra Kvitova withdrew from her match against Sorana Cirstea on Monday at the French Open in Paris....
19:00, 05/27/2019

It’s taken years, but at last there’s real hope for meaningful climate action | Caroline Lucas The young protesters have been inspiring. Politicians have to respond – and our Green New Deal bill will slash carbon emissionsIt’s been more than 10 years in the making, and is the top demand of the youth strikers gathering on Friday for the UK’s largest ever climate protest – which is why Friday i...
10:17, 09/20/2019

Australian Open champ Caroline Wozniacki diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis Caroline Wozniacki, WTA's No. 3-ranked player, says rheumatoid arthritis is causing fatigue and joint pain, but she hopes to continue career.        ...
01:17, 05/16/2019

70s Bond girl Caroline Munro: ‘I loved Roger Moore. His knitwear was really classy’ She spent her career being chased by vampires, 007 and David Hasselhoff. And she also found time to sing with Cream and Gary Numan. Was it all as much fun as it looked?One day, 50 years ago, a solicitor walking to work through Waterloo station in London noticed a 30ft-tall woman. She was dressed in ...
14:51, 06/06/2019

Caroline Wozniacki makes quick French Open exit in stunning upset Caroline Wozniacki went from playing a perfect set to start the French Open to quickly fading away against an opponent who had never previously won a Grand Slam match....
20:00, 05/27/2019

Brazilian model Caroline Bittencourt's family denies she died after trying to save dogs from drowning The family of late Brazilian model Caroline Bittencourt is denying reports she died after jumping into the sea in an attempt to save her dogs from drowning at a Sao Paulo beach....
22:17, 05/01/2019

A.J. Calloway, 'Extra' 'agreed to part ways' after investigation into host's conduct A.J. Calloway is leaving the syndicated entertainment news show “Extra” in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations.        ...
16:17, 08/01/2019

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki marries former NBA All-Star David Lee in Italy Tennis star, former NBA player exchange vows at same Tuscany estate where Justin Verlander and Kate Upton married in 2017.        ...
23:17, 06/16/2019

Caroline Kennedy puts Jackie O's Martha's Vineyard estate on the market for $65 million Caroline Kennedy, daughter of the late Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, has put her mother's Martha's Vineyard estate on the market for $65 million.        ...
04:34, 06/28/2019

Padres pull hilarious prank on visiting Red Sox fans during 'Sweet Caroline' singalong The Padres got in on the "rickroll" meme by inserting Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up," at the chorus of Fenway Park staple "Sweet Caroline."       ...
05:00, 08/26/2019

How Women Can Confidently Speak Up for What They Want Some women struggle with confidence, and this has real implications for their career advancement and pay. But confidence is a learned skill, according to a panel of confidence and communication experts on WSJ’s Secrets of Wealthy Women podcast with Veronica Dagher....
04:17, 08/31/2019

|DanielSilke:TheextremerisksofANCdual-speak It was only a matter of time before the dire state of the economy intersected with the equally dire state of economic policy – and the worst GDP decline in a decade was just that time, writes Daniel Silke....
11:00, 06/06/2019

Nobody Asked the Candidates to Speak Español The first time I vaguely recall hearing a candidate speak Spanish was in 1999, during George W. Bush’s bid for president. During a debate between Republican candidates that December, he proclaimed, “Hay muchos hispanos que viven [aqui],” before getting into a spiel about how his party had to conside...
21:00, 06/29/2019

Fotis Dulos’ girlfriend does not want to speak with him The woman who is charged alongside her boyfriend in connection to the disappearance of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos filed a court motion asking for him to be barred from contacting her, a report said Wednesday. A lawyer for Michelle Troconis filed the motion on Tuesday, requesting that Fot...
07:34, 06/27/2019

Tommy Philbin: ‘Do speak up. Take all the help you can get. Help will make you better’ Tommy Philbin remembers Connor Law and reflects on his own struggles. He speaks to George Storr The post Tommy Philbin: ‘Do speak up. Take all the help you can get. Help will make you better’ appeared first on Boxing News....
21:34, 06/19/2019

Encourage Teens to 'Speak Before They Send' Whenever I start to tell my son, “Your words have power, so...” he finishes my sentence with, “...so choose them wisely, I know.” As a writer, I do put a heavy value on word choice and the beauty of language. But what I really mean is: Think before you speak—what you’re about to say could hurt someo...
02:17, 09/10/2019

Immigrants who worked for Trump speak in Fla. Hours before President Donald Trump's first 2020 campaign rally, a labor union representing hospitality workers, held a news conference featuring undocumented workers who say they used to work at Trump properties. (June 18)        ...
02:00, 06/19/2019

UA students carjacked at gunpoint, speak out TUCSON – A boyfriend and girlfriend just moved into their University of Arizona apartments. A date night that was supposed to be fun, turned into a nightmare at gunpoint. “I normally park my car across the street because there is free parking there and the garages are open for free on th...
13:34, 08/21/2019

Veterans speak out against raising the age of tobacco use to 21 Military members often joke that they, particularly the lower enlisted, are held together by caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, and more alcohol. If a new bill proposed in the Senate becomes law, service members younger than 21 would lose access to their cigarettes and cans of dip....
02:00, 05/24/2019

Concussions in the NHL: Former and current players speak out Daniel Carcillo can't change the punch to the head that gave him his 7th concussion, but he wants to document every step of his journey, so maybe he can save others....
19:51, 05/23/2019

Government to Google: Let Employees Speak Out Federal regulators have ordered Google to assure employees they are allowed to speak out on political and workplace issues, as part of a settlement of formal complaints that the search giant punishes those who do just that....
17:00, 09/12/2019

Google’s new AI can help you speak another language in your own voice Google Translate is one of the company’s most used products. It helps people translate one language to another through typing, taking pics of text, and using speech-to-text technology. Now, the company’s launching a new project called Translatotron, which will offer direct speech-to-speech translati...
14:17, 05/16/2019

Want to speak at tech conferences? Here’s everything you need to know to get on stage If you’ve ever looked at a conference or meetup speaker lineup and thought, “Hey, I could do that!” and then thought, “but wait…how do I get started?” then this is for you. Giving talks at tech events is a goal for many technologists, for good reason: it’s a great way to meet people who share simila...
15:17, 08/19/2019

Who Will Speak For Your Family In The Wake Of Tragedy? At least one family member of the nine dead in Dayton, OH, wants the president to make a trip to the Buckeye State. In an interview with CNN on Sunday, Damon Davenport said two of his cousins were killed in the shooting....
17:34, 08/05/2019

Alexa will speak Spanish in the US later this year Americans will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish. Amazon launched a new voice model on Monday that will let developers build skills for Spanish-speaking users. The addition to the Alexa Skills Kit for developers comes months before Amazon pla......
03:17, 04/30/2019

Trump, Macron speak in meeting ahead of G7 US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron had a private lunch before the start of the Group of Seven summit in Biarritz on Saturday. (August 24)        ...
20:34, 08/25/2019

"Speak For Minorities In Pak": BJP MP To Malala Yousafzai On J&K Tweet Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai's tweet on Jammu and Kashmir drew a sharp response from a BJP MP, who told the young Pakistani activist to instead raise concern for minorities in her country......
09:18, 09/15/2019

Netflix and Disney speak out against Georgia’s new abortion law Georgia is one of the latest states to pass legislation that will make it harder for women to get abortions, but Georgia also happens to be one of the countries where several movie studios shoot some of their pictures, including Netflix and Disney. Both studios spoke out against Georgia’s &ldq...
14:34, 05/30/2019

"Not Necessary To Speak Against Rajiv Gandhi": BJP Leader's Retort To PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi's stinging attack on Congress President Rahul Gandhi involving his father Rajiv Gandhi on Wednesday got a rebuttal from unexpected quarters. A Karnataka BJP leader issued......
20:17, 05/08/2019

How to Win Love Island: The Stars Speak Out About What It's Really Like in the Villa Perhaps nothing this summer has been less surprising (in a good way) than the winning couple of CBS' Love Island. Zac Mirabelli and Elizabeth Weber coupled up in the very first......
09:34, 08/09/2019

Is Anyone Actually Going to Pay the Atlantic Almost $1,000 to Hear Kirstjen Nielsen Speak? The Atlantic’s upcoming festival is a veritable who’s who of all of the last people who should ever be invited to leave their houses. Topping that list for this month’s exciting event is former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who has largely been keeping to herself since ...
12:34, 09/18/2019

Pique says Neymar must 'speak out' if he wants Barcelona move "Gerard Pique has urged Neymar to \"speak out\" if he wants to secure a move away from Paris Saint-Germain and would be \"delighted\" if the Brazilian returned to Barcelona."...
02:00, 08/08/2019

We speak to Bay Garnett on how to master Second Hand September As the new fashion season approaches, Oxfam is challenging us to take part in Second Hand September, and give up buying new for the month. We speak to our fashion director at large, Bay Garnett, about how we can make the switch...
15:34, 08/27/2019

Duchess Meghan's friends speak out: 'She's never had a diva fit, never' Two friends of Prince Harry's wife Meghan are speaking out to defend her against a wave of negative publicity in the British press and on social media platforms....
04:00, 05/17/2019

They Didn’t Speak for Nearly a Decade. Then They Made a Show About It. After starring together in “The Last Five Years” and “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott had a “fracture” in their relationship. How do you set that to music?...
19:51, 07/08/2019

The Latest: 2 senators to speak at ex-Sen. Cochran’s funeral JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on funeral services for former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Leaders of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee will speak at the funeral of Thad Cochran, who was chairman of the committee for several years. The Republican former senator from M...
02:34, 06/01/2019

Epstein accuser urges more women to speak out One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers is urging victims to speak out against the wealthy financier as authorities prosecute him on sex charges. Courtney Wild said Tuesday that Epstein “will never stop sexually abusing children until he is in jail.” (July 16)     &#...
04:17, 07/17/2019

GM CEO Barra to speak at 2020 NADA Show CEO Mary Barra plans to speak on GM's "zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion" initiatives and "the critical role dealers play in the future that will include electric and self-driving vehicles" at the 2020 NADA Show....
21:34, 09/11/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in their care. The International Union of Superiors Gen...
20:34, 05/24/2019

"Culture Of Violence" Silencing Dissent: Aparna Sen, 27 Others Speak Up Prominent members of Kolkata's civil society have spoken up again, condemning the "culture of violence and intolerance" that made film-maker Anurag Kashyap quit the microblogging platform Twitter......
16:00, 08/20/2019

A white father called police on a black man. Both men speak out A black man who was accused of trespassing at a San Francisco apartment building by a white father and shot video of their tense encounter is responding to the father's explanation and apology....
04:51, 07/11/2019

How to help families and children at the border: Volunteer, donate, speak out There are plenty of ways to help aid families and individuals at the border, and plenty of organizations that need your help.        ...
22:51, 06/26/2019

What made Artemi Panarin speak out against Vladimir Putin Artemi Panarin got the team he wanted, then got his money, and now he’s making his voice heard back in his native Russia by ripping into authoritative president Vladimir Putin. The Rangers’ new winger, who signed a seven-year, $81.5 million deal at the opening of free agency a few weeks ago, c...
21:17, 07/19/2019

Woman El Chapo failed to kill will speak at his sentencing The only victim expected to speak before the sentencing of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is the former head of a modeling agency he once tried to have killed, The Post has learned. Guzman ordered the murder of the woman, whose name The Post is withholding, after she attempted to bribe a high-ranking law...
04:00, 07/12/2019

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the United States over leaked memos that criticised the......
08:51, 07/12/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen wrong to hide behind ‘organization’ speak MIAMI — My question was simple. Brodie, is this on you? Brodie Van Wagenen sat in the first-base dugout Friday afternoon at Marlins Park and answered quickly about his soon-to-be 40-51 Mets. “I think that any time a team struggles it’s on the organization,’’ the general manager began. “I think that ...
13:00, 07/13/2019

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
11:17, 07/20/2019

As a runner, Allyson Felix didn’t want to speak out. As a mom, she felt she had to. The most decorated female Olympian in American history always shied away from speaking out. As she eyes a fifth Olympics after the birth of her first child, that's changing....
10:17, 08/01/2019

Michaels-Beerbaum: 'Role models should speak their minds' Speaking to DW, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, one of the most successful women in show jumping, talks about being a pioneer in a male-dominated sport and why athletes should speak their mind when it comes to politics....
06:00, 07/19/2019

Women, targeted by same serial subway perv, speak out A pair of gutsy women who were targeted by the same serial subway pervert are speaking out about their horrific ordeals — and how their quick-thinking actions helped lock him up. Cynthia and Beatrice — who asked their last names be withheld — said they just hope subway masturbator Dennis Sacaza will...
03:51, 06/24/2019

Dozens of Jeffrey Epstein accusers speak out in court They’re finally getting their day in court. Dozens of Jeffrey Epstein accusers packed a Manhattan courtroom Tuesday to share tales of how the multimillionaire pedophile allegedly molested them years ago. One by one, the women — including Virginia Roberts Giuffre and others speaking publi...
20:34, 08/27/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in their care. The International Union of Superior...
15:34, 05/24/2019

China refuses to speak about detained Canadians: Freeland Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she wants to talk to China's foreign minister about the two detained Canadians China has accused of undermining its national security....
23:34, 05/28/2019

How the Healthcare System Fails People Who Don't Speak English When Samia Ali worked as a medical scribe in Rhode Island—assisting doctors by writing down what happened during patient visits—she saw everything there is to see about the intimacies of a patient-physician relationship....
03:17, 05/22/2019

Austrian president, Kurz due to speak after far-right leader quits Austria's vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over "catastrophic" video footage of him that threatens to bring down the right-wing coalition government....
18:00, 05/18/2019

New Zealand should always 'speak its mind' to China, former prime minister says New Zealand's relationship with China had become "too transactional" in recent years, but it needs to be able to raise concerns with Asia's superpower, according to former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark....
09:34, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Fiance, father of woman killed by cop speak out MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The fiance of an unarmed woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer says every time he sees the alley where she died walking toward the police car he relives the...
18:34, 06/07/2019

NASA Administrator Available to Speak with Media at Paris Air Show NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak with media during the International Paris Air Show on Tuesday, June 18, in Le Bourget, France....
03:34, 06/15/2019

China denies hit and run as pressure builds on Duterte to speak up China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure builds on President Rodrigo Duterte to take a tougher line....
07:51, 06/15/2019

Jamila Woods: 'I want to pass down the power to speak on how you should be treated' On her new album, Jamila Woods namechecks everyone from Sun Ra to Zora Neale Hurston to champion black artistry – and to give her the strength to confront violence in her home city of ChicagoJamila Woods is a thoughtful soul. Not just in her music and poetry – with its emphasis on black ancestry and...
19:51, 05/08/2019

Religious superiors asked to more freely speak about abuse The head of the international umbrella group of nuns says religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by clergy and says their superiors must be better trained to understand the problem and respond....
20:17, 05/02/2019

Pompeo to speak with Russian counterpart on Venezuela: Bolton U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was scheduled to speak with his Russian counterpart on Wednesday amid tensions over the political situation in Venezuela, White House national security adviser John Bolton said in television interviews....
15:17, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Couple speak about Phoenix police incident PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on Phoenix police pointing guns at a couple during a shoplifting investigation (all times local): 8:10 p.m. A father says he and his family are lucky to be alive after Phoenix police aimed guns and yelled obscenities at them in a videotaped encounter. Dravon Ames said durin...
05:17, 06/19/2019

3 North Carolina sheriffs to speak out against detainer bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina sheriffs who’ve refused to hold people who would otherwise be released from jail if federal agents say they might be in the country unlawfully are still opposed to updated legislation aiming to address the issue. Sheriffs from Mecklenburg, Wake and Bunc...
12:51, 06/19/2019

Trump to speak to conservatives at social media summit President Donald Trump plans to meet with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
17:00, 07/11/2019

Emery says Arsenal and Koscielny 'need to speak' as Martinelli scores on debut We’re playing with the spirit to create a new way, says managerMartinelli, Saka and Olayinka score in win over Colorado RapidsThe Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has said he is awaiting a decision on Laurent Koscielny after the captain refused to travel with the squad for their pre-season tour to the U...
10:34, 07/16/2019

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

Would Go To Iran If Needed, Directly Speak To People: Mike Pompeo USSecretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was willing to go to Iran for talks amid tensions between Tehran and Washington, but also called on Japan, Britain and other nations to join a maritime force......
16:17, 07/26/2019

"Should A Prime Minister Speak This Way?": Sharad Pawar Attacks PM Modi NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the latter's swipe about Mr Pawar 'liking'' Pakistan, and said it did not behove a Prime Minister to speak before verifying......
04:51, 09/22/2019

'I get called a sell-out all the time': Trump's voters of colour speak out What’s it like to be one of the few minority supporters among the president’s overwhelmingly white following?Follow the latest US politics news – liveDonald Trump likes to claim, among other things, that his presidency has been a huge success for non-white Americans. But for all his claims, repeated...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s lawyers can’t speak for dead man: accusers’ attorney Dead pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s lawyers are trying to rep their client from beyond the grave, an attorney for Epstein’s accusers says. “Jeffrey Epstein is dead — and his attorneys cannot attempt to speak clairvoyantly for him,” Brad Edwards wrote to Florida federal Judge Ken...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Donald Trump to speak at Lincoln Memorial during July 4 celebration President Donald Trump will speak at the Salute to America Independence Day celebration at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on July 4, which will include tributes to all branches of the military....
23:00, 06/19/2019

Dave Eggers: why we should listen to teenagers speak about climate crisis As the International Congress of Youth Voices kicks off in Puerto Rico, the Guardian invited young delegates to write about their fight against the climate crisisTeenagers speak with a directness and a moral clarity that is desperately rare in our elected leaders, and perhaps in the adult species as...
04:17, 08/13/2019

'It could have been me': five years after Michael Brown, young black men in Ferguson speak On 9 August 2014 police in Missouri killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. We asked his peers from the same neighborhood to recall that day – and discuss how they’ve moved on Continue reading......
11:34, 08/09/2019

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35 unchanged Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey's role in the F-35 program if they accepted a Russian missile defense system and he would be speaking with his Turkish counterpart later in the day....
18:34, 07/12/2019

'I feel empowered and scared': pupils speak before climate strike We asked children around the world to tell us why they will be taking part in Friday’s climate strikes. Here’s what they saidI’m taking part on Friday because adults, and especially politicians, have not done enough to save our future. We have to get them to listen to us and believe what scientists ...
15:34, 05/23/2019

Boris Johnson does speak to Steve Bannon, says Nigel Farage Brexit party leader’s comments increase pressure on No 10 frontrunner to address claimsTory leadership latest – live updatesBoris Johnson does speak to Steve Bannon, Nigel Farage has said, increasing the pressure on the Conservative leadership frontrunner to explain his links to Donald Trump’s contr...
19:17, 06/24/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accusers to speak out at New York court hearing Judge Richard Berman to give any victims chance to speakEpstein charged with sex trafficking before his suicideUp to 30 women are expected to take a judge up on his invitation to speak at a hearing after Jeffrey Epstein killed himself while facing sex trafficking charges. Related: Prince Andrew took...
20:00, 08/27/2019

Arizona sex-ed rules left unchanged after advocates speak against proposed changes PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona education officials have left sex education rules alone after hearing parents, lawmakers and advocates rail against proposed changes. The Arizona Republic reports the Arizona State Board of Education decided Monday to take no action on a series of guidelines that Superintenden...
06:34, 06/26/2019

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day of high school in New York, Elisa, 18, can now laugh about it. But on that day, she was nervous. She and her dad navigated the New York subway to get he...
14:17, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam to speak at news conference HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 3 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam plans a news conference Tuesday afternoon following massive protests against an extradition bill and calls for her to resign. Lam has become the focus of derision by many in Hong Kong for havin...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Super 30 Founder Anand Kumar To Speak About His Biopic At Cambridge Anand Kumar will speak at the UK-Asia summit organized at Cambridge University from June 24-28, 2019, dwelling on his inspiring two-decade long journey....
12:51, 06/16/2019

Amazon fires: Madonna and Leonardo DiCaprio among celebrities to speak out Huge fires have been blazing through the Brazilian rainforest this week, with more than half in the Amazon region. The fires spell disaster for the local environment and ecology -- and environmentalists and researchers say the blazes were likely lit by cattle ranchers and loggers....
18:34, 08/23/2019

Julian Edelman didn’t speak to his dad for 81 days amid PED fallout The fallout from Julian Edelman’s 2018 suspension for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drugs policy hit home for the Patriots receiver. Edelman, who was banned from the first four games of the regular season after missing the previous year due to an ACL injury, revealed the situ...
02:17, 07/03/2019

Will Give First-Time Woman Lawmakers Chance To Speak: Om Birla Speaker Om Birla today said he wants all first-time woman members of the Lok Sabha to have a chance to speak in the House during the ongoing session....
20:00, 07/03/2019

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina’s legislature. A bill was being debated that would ban all abortions after a fetal...
04:17, 05/21/2019

Must Speak Out, Says Swimming Champion Who Filmed Sexual Abuse By Coach A video of a swimming coach from Bengal sexually abusing a teenaged swimmer, also from the state, in a room in Goa and the swimmer's testament has sent shockwaves on social media and the country's......
00:00, 09/06/2019

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
06:34, 05/22/2019

Kentucky Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station Students from Kentucky will have an opportunity this week to talk live with NASA astronauts currently working and living aboard the International Space Station....
21:17, 09/09/2019

Turkish rappers call on citizens to speak up with music video #Susamam has had more than 20 million clicks on YouTube. The musicians' message to their fellow citizens: "Don't remain silent!" The ruling AKP party in Turkey feels provoked; the Turkish press has also admonished DW....
01:00, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump to speak to conservatives at social media summit President Donald Trump plans to meet with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
15:17, 07/11/2019

New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station SciGirls viewers from New York will have an opportunity on Monday, Aug. 19, to talk live with NASA astronaut Christina Koch aboard the International Space Station....
23:34, 08/14/2019

The Hard Fork Summit official schedule is out – don’t miss these experts speak At Hard Fork, we report on the latest blockchain and cryptocurrency news. Over the past year, we’ve seen more legitimate companies and banks launching blockchain projects than ever before. With its potential on the rise, it’s an interesting time to find out what’s next. That’s why our second edition...
23:00, 09/06/2019

'It's time to speak up': an open letter to Colin Kaepernick | Etan Thomas Your protest started a conversation and inspired an entire generation of athlete activists to find their voices, but the time for silence is over. We need to hear directly from youDear Colin,My son Malcolm and I are big fans of yours. I remember the day when Malcolm, who was around 11 at the time, s...
12:51, 08/20/2019

iPhone music fans rejoice: Siri might finally speak to Spotify It’s no secret that there’s fierce competition between Apple and Spotify for dominance over the music streaming space, but if recent reports are to be believed, the two companies are looking to compromise for the sake of their users.Using Siri to play music on an Apple device has, thus...
09:17, 08/14/2019

Jerome Powell to speak on future interest rate policy in Switzerland Fed Chairman Jerome “Jay” Powell will speak on Friday in Switzerland. Wall Street always hopes that he will tip off future interest rate policy. But it will be more interesting to see whether Powell says anything about Trump’s desire to have the Fed help him win re-election or weigh in on comments b...
04:00, 09/05/2019

Parents, families speak out as school board could make curriculum change TUCSON – With every seat filled inside a multi-purpose room at Duffy Middle School, dozens of others listened and watched outside as the TUSD School Board considered changing part of its curriculum Thursday night. The changes will focus on family life and sex education. TUSD Board President Ad...
11:34, 08/17/2019

Fate of Oro Valley golf unclear, hundreds speak out at public meeting ORO VALLEY, Ariz.  – More than 700 Oro Valley residents filled every seat inside a hall at an Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene Wednesday night, many of whom love golf. A majority of homeowners who attended the meeting worry soon their home courses won’t be the same. “The town loses,R...
21:17, 07/25/2019

JDS Asks Party Members Not To Speak To Media After Massive Poll Defeat After the massive defeat faced by Janata Dal (Secular) and Congress alliance in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, JD(S) working president MS Narayan Rao has issued a circular to party leaders,......
13:51, 05/26/2019

Meghan McCain tells Ivanka and Jared to speak up after Trump rally: 'Where are you?' "View" host Meghan McCain called out Ivanka Trump, suggesting that the president's daughter and her husband, Jared Kushner, should denounce her father's actions at a rally in North Carolina on Wednesday....
21:00, 07/18/2019

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse, wants to empower women to speak up Ellen DeGeneres is sharing her story in the hopes she can empower other sexual assault survivors to come forward.        ...
23:51, 05/28/2019

No teeth left and drowning in debt: Victims of a Tennessee dentist speak out Richard 'Nate' Schott, a former dentist in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, swindled companies out of nearly $1 million. He destroyed patients' finances, too.        ...
04:34, 05/29/2019

Pennsylvania Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station Students from Pennsylvania will have an opportunity to speak live with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station at 1:40 p.m. EDT Monday, June 3....
10:17, 05/31/2019

'I can't bring her back': parents of girl killed by California police speak out Family of Hannah Williams, 17, tells the Guardian the high schooler should be remembered for her kindness and passionBenson Williams clutched the bright pink shirt in his hands. It helped him feel close to his daughter as he struggled to process the reality that he would never hold her again.The 46-...
08:51, 07/12/2019

Watch Sheryl Sandberg speak after Facebook earnings crush estimates Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, speaks to CNBC's Julia Boorstin on Wednesday after the social media giant's fourth-quarter earnings easily topped Wall Street expectations....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Trump Will Speak Monday on ‘America’s Environmental Leadership.’ Critics Say It Will Be Surreal. The idea for the speech originated with consultants on the re-election campaign worried that his environmental record was a turnoff to two key demographics — millennials and suburban women....
21:51, 07/08/2019

The Men of Monterey Speak! Big Little Lies Stars Tease "Incredibly Bold" Season 2 When you think of Big Little Lies, you think of the women--and rightfully so, it's Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley and Zoë Kravitz--but the......
21:34, 06/06/2019

Employees speak up at Wayfair, Google. Have Millennials killed being afraid of the boss? Employees, especially millennials, feel increasingly emboldened to publicly criticize their employers. Case in point: Wayfair, Google and Amazon.       ...
19:17, 06/28/2019

How to speak Silicon Valley: decoding tech bros from microdosing to privacy Your guide to understanding an industry where capitalism is euphemizedWhat is Silicon Valley?For Californians of a certain tenure, Silicon Valley is a location – an actual, geological valley nestled between two mountain ranges and the marshy southern dregs of the San Francisco bay. The titans of tec...
08:34, 06/27/2019

Pete Buttigieg says he's obligated 'with the privilege of whiteness' to speak out on systemic racism South Bend mayor and 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg has continued his efforts to try to reach out to black voters in a new fundraising email, where he says he welcomes the "obligation as a candidate with the privilege of whiteness on my side" to speak out against systemic racism. ...
14:34, 07/20/2019

Parliament Session LIVE Updates: PM Modi To Speak In Rajya Sabha The Parliament will meet for the eighth day today and various bills including the Aaadhar and other laws (Amendment) bill 2019 and the Special Economic Zones (Amendment) bill 2019 are expected to be......
10:34, 06/26/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he suffered in a swimming accident....
16:17, 05/21/2019

Kansas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Students from Kansas will have an opportunity this week to speak with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station who also hails from the Sunflower State....
19:17, 05/08/2019

Eagle Scouts to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Fifty years after NASA astronaut and Eagle Scout Neil Armstrong sent greetings from space to the 1969 Scout Jamboree, scouts will have an opportunity to talk live with an astronaut aboard the International Space Station at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 24....
20:51, 07/22/2019

Energy Secretary Rick Perry: US modernizing nuclear arsenal 'as we speak' Energy Secretary Rick Perry called the American nuclear arsenal the most developed and modern in the world, during an interview Monday with Fox News....
08:34, 07/23/2019

Alyssa Milano slammed for pledge to not speak negatively about Democratic candidates Alyssa Milano came under fire on Twitter after asking their followers to refrain from criticizing any of the Democratic hopefuls in the 2020 presidential election....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Ariana Grande, Kim Kardashian speak out over alleged nude photo scandal Photographer Marcus Hyde, who worked with celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Ariana Grande, was recently accused of sexual misconduct by a Los Angeles model....
22:34, 07/24/2019

Pompeo to speak with Russian counterpart; White House meeting on Venezuela set The Trump administration turned its attention to Russia's role in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of intervening when President Nicolas Maduro was preparing to leave the country....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Mentally ill US prisoner held in solitary lost ability to speak, lawsuit alleges Tyquine Lee, 26, spent more than 22 hours a day in solitaryVirginia sued over Lee’s treatment at Red Onion state prisonA prisoner with a history of mental illness was held in solitary confinement at a prison in Virginia for over 600 days, leading to a collapse in his physical and mental condition, a...
10:00, 09/04/2019

Detectives speak with girlfriend of missing Connecticut mother’s estranged husband: authorities Detectives on Thursday met with Michelle Troconis, whose boyfriend is Fotis Dulos, estranged husband of the missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos, law enforcement officials say. ...
05:00, 06/07/2019

TV presenters speak out in row over BBC's plan to axe free TV licences for millions of elderly people TV presenters and broadcasters from rival channels today weighed in on the row over the BBC's decision to scrap free TV licences for millions of people over 75....
18:51, 06/11/2019

'Relax and speak to America': US soldiers in Trump's military parade are handed instructions on what not to say Susan Walsh/AP US Army soldiers volunteering — or possibly being "voluntold" — for President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Fourth of July parade in Washington, DC, were handed motivating instructions on what to say if approached by the media. "I am proud to serve this Nation and I ...
15:17, 07/04/2019

Phil Neville must understand that actions speak louder than words | Barry Glendenning The England Women’s manager has done a reasonable job, but has yet to live up to the high standards he has set himselfShow don’t tell. It’s an age-old technique employed by writers and film-makers who wish to put across their story in a way that places readers or movie-goers in the shoes of the char...
02:34, 09/09/2019

Survivors of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse speak out in new doc on gymnastics scandal: 'It's just horrifying' Erin Lee Carr and Sarah Gibson were hearing rumblings of a doctor committing heinous acts to young female athletes when they decided to pick up their cameras and investigate. The filmmaker and producer soon became immersed in a nationwide scandal....
19:17, 05/03/2019

Brad Pitt to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station about Artemis Program As NASA prepares to send the first woman and next man to the Moon by 2024 under the Artemis program, Brad Pitt is playing an astronaut in his latest film, and now the actor will have the opportunity to discuss what it’s truly like to live and work in space with a NASA crew member living aboard the I...
20:17, 09/15/2019

| WATCH | Hong Kong's grandpa protesters speak softly but carry a stick "Grandpa Wong" holds a cane above his head as he pleads with riot police to stop firing tear gas -- an 85-year-old shielding protesters on the front lines of Hong Kong's fight for democracy....
11:00, 09/09/2019

Family members speak out after Tucson couple convicted on child porn charges TUCSON – Days before Tucson’s Luis and Vanessa Ramirez were supposed to appear in court in May 2018, they kidnapped their two children, 5-year-old Luis Jr. and 6-month-old Kahmila, and fled south of the border. Saturday marks one year since they left Arizona. David Ramirez and his wife E...
19:17, 05/04/2019

‘We needed to speak our truth – and forgive’: Jonas Brothers on music, marriage and making up Six years ago, on the back of 17m album sales, the Disney stars split, devastating their fans. Now they’re back with a No 1 single. They talk about family rifts – and why it took so long to patch things up“Good to see you,” smiles Kevin Jonas, the first of three Jonas brothers to arrive in the back ...
12:51, 06/03/2019

'Actions speak louder than words': Caster Semenya defiant after Doha win – video South African runner Caster Semenya has brushed off the controversy surrounding her legal battle with athletics' governing body after a dominant 800m win in Doha. 'Life is fantastic,' she said, denying rumours she would retire. 'I want to inspire the world – I want to show them nothing is impossible...
00:51, 05/05/2019

‘We don’t really know these guys’: Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors speak at NBA Finals media day The Raptors took the two regular-season games between the teams but fast forward to Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and you have two very different lineups facing off....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Raiders sending strong message to Antonio Brown: ‘Actions speak louder’ No Antonio Brown, no problem. At least for now. The Raiders struck first Monday night in their Week 1 matchup against the Broncos, capping of an impressive 77-yard drive with a Derek Carr touchdown pass to newly minted go-to receiver Tyrell Williams. Oakland desperately needed to make a statement at...
06:51, 09/10/2019

Rahul Gandhi's Plain-Speak To Congress Leaders Who "Pushed" Sons: Sources Rahul Gandhi remained firm on his decision to quit as the Congress president following the party's decimation in the national election, even though his offer was unanimously rejected at a meeting of......
09:00, 05/26/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 is out today, which means many makers are making Marios as we speak. Super Mario Maker 2 is out today, which means many makers are making Marios as we speak. So we wanna Make a Super Mario, Too—on our Twitch channel!...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Hunt exhorts UK envoys to 'speak truth to power' in coded rebuke to Johnson Foreign secretary sends message to FCO staff as leadership rival comes under fire over Darroch resignationJeremy Hunt has implored British diplomats to continue “speaking truth to power and standing up for British interests” as the fallout from the resignation of the UK ambassador to Washington beca...
13:51, 07/12/2019

Ellen DeGeneres and More Celebs Speak Out in Defense of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Ellen DeGeneres is joining Elton John in defending Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. On Monday, the iconic "Rocket Man" singer took to social media to slam "malicious"......
13:51, 08/20/2019

Pokémon Card Requiring Players To Speak Banned To Prevent Linguistic Confusion The Pokémon Company announced late yesterday that it’s banning one of the Pokémon trading card game’s newest cards at this year’s World Championship. That’s because this card introduces some potential language barrier issues between international players that would, overall, make it a huge pain in ...
20:00, 08/06/2019

Relatives of Sharon Tate, Jay Sebring speak out on horrifying Manson murders 50 years later It’s been 50 years since members of the Manson Family slaughtered seven people during the summer of 1969 — and the painful past continues to haunt their loved ones....
14:34, 08/22/2019

How Friends taught the world to speak English – from Jürgen Klopp to Korean pop megastars The Liverpool manager has revealed how the sitcom has helped him get to grips with the language – and he’s far from aloneThey were there for him. Jürgen Klopp, the manager of Liverpool, has credited Ross, Rachel, Phoebe, Monica, Joey and Chandler with teaching him English. Watching the long-running ...
04:51, 08/10/2019

Indonesia woman gets pardon after recording boss’ lewd phone call, says she hopes others 'speak up' An Indonesian woman who received a pardon Thursday after being sentenced to jail for recording her boss’ lewd phone call to prove she was being harassed says she hopes other women “speak up” to prevent similar experiences from happening....
19:34, 07/25/2019

Neymar to Barcelona: Gerard Pique urges Brazil star to speak out if he wants Nou Camp return Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has revealed that he still talks to Neymar, but says it is up to the Brazilian to come out and speak about a possible return to the Catalan club this summer....
09:00, 08/07/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accusers speak out in court, defense team urges probe of death More than a dozen of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers had their day in court Tuesday afternoon -- or what amounted to it after the alleged sex trafficker's suicide earlier this month -- as U.S. District Judge Richard Berman weighed whether to officially dismiss charges against the dead disgraced financier...
21:00, 08/27/2019

MLB, long expecting Latino players to learn English, is finally beginning to speak their language In a sport filled with Spanish-speaking players and language barriers, "the burden has been one way, and all on the Latin players, for too long," one player said....
10:00, 06/05/2019

‘This Is About the Preservation of Our Humanity’: Democrats Speak Out About Vile Conditions, Racist Rhetoric at Border Facilities Democrats visiting three detention facilities in Texas on Monday had to raise their voices—despite having microphones—to be heard over the shouts and heckling of pro-Donald Trump, anti-immigrant groups....
01:17, 07/03/2019

Felicity Huffman's co-stars Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette speak out on college scandal Felicity Huffman's "Otherhood" co-stars are breaking their silence on her involvement in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
02:17, 07/20/2019

'Property Brothers' star Jonathan Scott, Zooey Deschanel's estranged husband speak out on romance "Property Brothers" star Jonathan Scott revealed that he is dating someone new, though he didn't confirm it's Zooey Deschanel ... but the proof is in the pudding (and the photos)....
04:17, 09/16/2019

Deceased Hong Kong protester’s parents urge people to ‘speak up bravely against social injustices’ The youth have been at the forefront of huge rallies against the legislation, which has plunged Hong Kong into chaos amid wider fears about the erosion of civil rights in the Chinese territory....
13:34, 07/12/2019

Dancing With the Stars' Missing Pro Dancers Speak Out: Sharna Burgess and Artem Chigvintsev Address Exits Dancing With the Stars will be down a few fan-favorite pro dancers this season. Announced on Good Morning America on Wednesday, Aug. 21, the cast of season 28 includes the likes of The......
21:34, 08/21/2019

Florida bosses told Puerto Rican medical staffers: Speak English or be fired, workers say The group of seven Puerto Rican health care workers filed a complaint and wrote a letter to the Florida Department of Health.        ...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Care home clinician used impersonator to speak to coroner over teen's death at Lancaster Lodge in Richmond A clinician who could face jail for refusing to co-operate with an inquest into the death of a teenage patient was exposed after using an impersonator to speak to the coroner's office, the Standard can reveal....
16:51, 08/19/2019

Watch Fed Chair Jerome Powell speak live as market awaits hints on future rate cuts Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was scheduled to deliver a speech Tuesday at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, followed by a question and answer session....
20:00, 06/25/2019

Manson family members speak out 50 years later in shocking doc, recall meeting cult leader: ‘I felt accepted’ The women who followed hippie cult leader Charles Manson are coming forward 50 years after the gruesome murders that shocked the nation during the summer of 1969....
14:00, 08/09/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hope for Myanmar, UN News sits down with new Assembly President, youth speak out on climate crisis A recap of Tuesday’s top stories: Hope for justice in Myanmar rights violations; First major interview with new Assembly President; Youth activists want a platform in solving climate crisis; Five deaths every minute due to unsafe health care; Number of migrants outpacing world population growth....
00:34, 09/18/2019

Rashida Tlaib hits critics over Holocaust remarks, says friend told her to speak to 'racist idiots' at fourth-grade level Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, doubled down on her controversial remarks about having a "calming feeling" whenever she thinks that Palestinians created a "safe haven for Jews" after the Holocaust during her appearance on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" on Monday night, suggesting that she should be speak...
13:34, 05/14/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Harrowing terrorist survivors’ stories, children first in Mediterranean rescues, Yemen and Switzerland updates, new SDG Advocates speak out Our main stories today: Boko Haram terrorist survivors tell their stories; UNICEF speaks out for children adrift on the Mediterranean; UN health agency pushes to stem dengue fever in Yemen; Switzerland declines sponsorship deal with tobacco firm; new SDG Advocates on the job....
00:00, 08/16/2019

Tropical Storm Karen Has Already Drowned the Internet in Memes Saying the Storm ‘Wants to Speak to a Manager’ Tropical Storm Karen, which is moving through the Southern Windward islands and could hit Puerto Rico early next week, has inspired the internet to make memes poking fun of the storm’s name. #Karen was trending on Sunday afternoon on Twitter. I was like “Wow #karen is trending! There ...
23:52, 09/22/2019

Chicago Police Have Been Compiling Dossiers on People Who Speak at Police Board Meetings Why would the Chicago Police Department be running background checks on people who sign up to speak at public meetings of the city’s police disciplinary panel?...
16:34, 07/24/2019

'You are not alone': Epstein accuser Courtney Wild urges more women to speak out One of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers, Courtney Wild, told reporters that he "will never stop sexually abusing children until he is in jail.”        ...
04:17, 07/17/2019

Members of the Manson Family Speak in New Oxygen Special Manson: The Women The women who followed Charles Manson are speaking out. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at Manson: The Women, a new Oxygen special premiering August 10, which features interviews......
20:51, 07/22/2019

Mitigating security risks: we speak to Huawei US security chief The ongoing trade war between the US and China has affected businesses from both countries but no company has faced the level of scrutiny that the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has. Huawei has been at the center of a global debate that has seen President Trump sign an executive order banning Am...
19:51, 08/19/2019

Who Will Speak First? PM Modi, Trump To Share Stage At "Howdy, Modi" Anticipation is running high hours before the "Howdy, Modi!" event at Houston in the United States where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share stage with US President Donald Trump. More than 50,000......
13:17, 09/22/2019

Victim who was sexually abused by British Army officer tells others to 'speak out' after winning payout from MoD A man who was sexually abused by a British Army cadet officer has spoken for the first time to urge other victims to come forward, after winning a payout from the Ministry of Defence....
18:00, 08/05/2019

Mattis: I will speak out 'when the time is right' Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis said he would break his silence about the Trump administration 'when the time is right.' The retired general was speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York Tuesday to promote his new book. (Sept. 3)       ...
01:34, 09/04/2019

'Smallville' actors Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum speak on Allison Mack's sex cult case "Smallville" actors Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum addressed former co-star Allison Mack's sex-cult case for the first time.        ...
17:51, 06/21/2019

Tree said to inspire Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' dies. Who will speak for the trees? Ted Geisel, better known as Dr. Suess, was inspired to create 'The Lorax' while looking at the Monterey Cypress tree from his California home.        ...
22:00, 06/17/2019

'Truly heartbreaking': Beto O'Rourke, others speak out on Walmart shooting in El Paso Beto O'Rourke, Greg Abbott respond to the El Paso shooting incident at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart.        ...
00:51, 08/04/2019

'SNL': Tina Fey, Amy Poehler return to help Emma Thompson explain 'Mother Speak' Tina Fey and Amy Poehler returned to "SNL" to help host Emma Thompson explain what mother's really mean when they talk. It's complicated.        ...
12:51, 05/12/2019

'SNL': Tina Fey, Amy Poehler return to help Emma Thompson decode 'Mother Speak' Tina Fey and Amy Poehler returned to "Saturday Night Live" to help Emma Thompson explain what mothers really mean when they talk. It's complicated.        ...
19:34, 05/12/2019

Ava DuVernay lets Trump 'speak for himself' in Central Park Five series 'When They See Us' Netflix's "When They See Us" reminds viewers how Donald Trump called for the death penalty for teenagers in the 1989 Central Park Five case.        ...
16:51, 06/03/2019

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

John Major to tell Supreme Court Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown motivated by 'political interest' Sir John Major is today set to tell the UK's highest court that Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was motivated by the Prime Minister's "political interest"....
13:19, 09/19/2019

U.S. 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 heath insurance plans....
13:51, 09/19/2019

Among babies and pregnant mothers, a death every 11 seconds, says U.N. More women and newborns survive now than ever before, largely thanks to better healthcare, United Nations data showed on Thursday, but a baby or a pregnant woman still dies every 11 seconds somewhere in the world....
13:51, 09/19/2019

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

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

Chinese parent charged in college admissions scandal arrested in Spain, to be extradited to US A woman accused of paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit has become the 52nd person charged in a sweeping college admissions bribery scheme, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday....
13:51, 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

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

Netanyahu "surprised and disappointed" by Gantz rebuff, says open to talks Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced disappointment at his election challenger's rejection on Thursday of his offer to discuss forming an Israeli unity government but said he remained opened to talks....
14:51, 09/19/2019

The Rise and Demise of the Seleucid Empire The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic state that existed between the 4th and 1st centuries BC. It was established by Seleucus I Nicator ...
14:52, 09/19/2019

Mokele-mbembe: The Monster of the Congo River Mokèlé-mbèmbé is the name given to a creature believed to inhabit the upper reaches of the Congo River basin, i.e. Congo, Zambia, and Cameroon, as well as in Lake Tele (in the Republic of Congo) and its surrounding regions. This name originates from the Lingala language, and is commonly translated t...
14:52, 09/19/2019

350 Year Old Code Found In Milton’s ‘Paradise Lost’ Has an undergraduate student discovered a secret message in John Milton's epic poem Paradise Lost? ...
14:52, 09/19/2019

Germany: Far-right murder suspect linked to stabbing Iraqi Authorities said the main suspect in the murder of Walter Lübcke had likely stabbed an Iraqi refugee two years prior. Prosecutors said the far-right militant had tried to kill the refugee in a "sneak attack."...
15:17, 09/19/2019

Canada's Trudeau apologizes for wearing brownface in 2001 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said sorry after a photo emerged of him wearing brownface makeup at an "Arabian Nights" themed party in 2001. It comes a week after he launched a campaign for reelection....
15:17, 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

Government Issues Ordinance To Ban E-Cigarettes, Vaping Devices The Government today issued an ordinance to ban e-cigarettes, making the production, import, export, transport, sale or advertisements of such "alternative" smoking devices a cognizable offence......
15:18, 09/19/2019

PM Modi To Meet Energy Majors In US To Discuss Investment Opportunities Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet executives from energy majors BP PLC and Exxon Mobil Corp in the United States next week to discuss investment opportunities, the foreign ministry said on......
15:18, 09/19/2019

A Madden tournament shooting survivor tried to move on. Then he found a bullet in his leg. In an attempt to heal his mind, Jacob Mitich has not picked up his game controller since being shot in Jacksonville, but news cycles filled with mass shootings keep dredging up the pain....
15:18, 09/19/2019

Humberto batters Bermuda with hurricane-force winds, rain While Bermuda avoided a direct hit from powerful Hurricane Humberto, the storm unleashed rain, fierce winds and pounding seas on its close approach late Wednesday....
15:51, 09/19/2019

Buckingham Palace 'displeased' at David Cameron saying he sought Queen's help during Scottish referendum David Cameron has caused "an amount of displeasure" in Buckingham Palace after admitting to seeking the Queen's support during the Scottish independence referendum....
16:18, 09/19/2019

UK Supreme Court LIVE news: Sir John Major claims Boris Johnson's Parliament suspension was motivated by 'political interest' Former prime minister Sir John Major has slammed Boris Johnson's Parliament suspension, saying he believed the move was motivated by his "political interest"....
16:18, 09/19/2019

Amazon vows to meet goals of Paris climate agreement by 2040 Amazon.com Inc is due to sign a pledge to meet the goals of the Paris Climate agreement by 2040, 10 years ahead of schedule, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday....
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

Virat Kohli "Leads By Real Spirit And Passion": Mike Hesson Virat Kohli also received praise from RCB head coach Simon Katich who lauded him after his yet another match-winning performance against South Africa in 2nd T20I....
17:34, 09/19/2019

How to Reveal Your Saved Wifi Passwords in Windows or macOS Riddle me this: You’re out somewhere and you need to hop on a wifi network with a new device. You realize you have the wifi password saved on your laptop, but not on whatever device you’re looking to connect. And you’re either too lazy to ask for the password again, or you have no way to acquire it ...
17:34, 09/19/2019

Can You Call Dibs on Overhead Space on a Flight? Earlier this week, we explained why you should never swap seats on a flight to make room for another passenger—but what about overhead space for their carry-on?...
17:34, 09/19/2019

Bank Reserves: What Are They and Why a Shortage Is Roiling a Key Rate Bank reserves are normally obscure, even to bankers and professional investors. But this week, they hit the news when a shortage of them caused a key measure of borrowing costs—known as the overnight repo rate—to spike....
17:35, 09/19/2019

New York Jets' Jamal Adams rips NFL after fine for hit on Baker Mayfield New York Jets safety Jamal Adams ripped the NFL on social media after he was fined for a hit he put on Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield in the team’s loss Monday night....
17:35, 09/19/2019

Antonio Brown shares text messages appearing to show doctor joking about farting incident Antonio Brown on Wednesday shared a text message that appeared to be from the doctor who accused him of farting in his face repeatedly and laughing about it during a consultation in August 2018....
17:35, 09/19/2019

25 years on, Collective Soul stays true to roots live and on new album “Blood,” the 10th studio album by Atlanta rock band Collective Soul, is chock full of crunching guitar riffs, thought-provoking lyrics and just enough production quirks to blur the line between classic rock and new wave. In other words, it sounds like Collective Soul. “Once you bec...
17:35, 09/19/2019

EU's New Boss, Invoking 'European Way of Life,' Sparks Partisan Brawl Partisan bickering between Europe’s left and right is threatening to engulf the once-insulated technocratic institutions of the European Commission as new leaders take charge....
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

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

Buckingham Palace 'displeased' at David Cameron's Queen comments David Cameron's admission that he tried to get the Queen to help him head off Scottish independence has caused "an amount of displeasure" in Buckingham Palace....
18:34, 09/19/2019

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

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

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

'I’m tired and desperate' – a disabled victim of domestic violence on her struggle to survive Disabled women are at higher risk of domestic violence than others, so why are there so few accessible refuges? As Sarah’s story shows, they are faced with an impossible systemTo survive in the refuge, Sarah (not her real name) stores fruit and cereal bars to eat in her room. When we first talk in M...
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

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

‘I’m in This Death Valley.’ Read Our Full Conversation with Emmanuel Macron When TIME first interviewed President Emmanuel Macron in 2015, he was an Economy Minister with a grand plan for a new kind of politics. The next time, in 2017, he had won power at the age of 39 and was putting that plan into action. For our third interview at the halfway point of his first term, our...
19:34, 09/19/2019

Three Executives Have Been Absolved of Negligence in the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Thursday ruled that three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Company were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima meltdown. The ruling by the Tokyo District Court ended the only criminal trial in the nuclear disaster that has kept te...
19:34, 09/19/2019

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

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

Rupee Moves Lower To 71.34 Against Dollar: 5 Things To Know The rupee settled 10 paise lower against the dollar on Thursday. The local currency opened on a strong note at 71.36 and shuttled between a high of 71.06 and a low of 71.37. It finally settled at......
20:01, 09/19/2019

How To Transfer PF Balance With Previous Employer To New Employer Employees' Provident Fund Organization or EPFO, the nodal agency that monitors Employees' Provident Fund contributions, allows the subscriber - or employees of an organisation of 20 or more......
20:01, 09/19/2019

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

Quebec provincial police interrogate 17 people about Desjardins data leak Desjardins, a Quebec-based co-operative, said a single employee was responsible for the breach detected in December 2018 and that he has since been fired....
20:02, 09/19/2019

What Makes Someone a Fan? It’s more than just ticket sales. Rich Luker, a social psychologist, studies fandom and why, for example, someone might get a tattoo of their favorite team....
20:34, 09/19/2019

Third instance of Canadian PM Trudeau in blackface emerges A video showing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface has put more pressure on his campaign for re-election less than five weeks before voters go to the polls....
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

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

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

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg dined with lawmakers last night. Privacy and cryptocurrency were on the menu. Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg heard an earful from Democratic lawmakers Wednesday night about everything from his company's data collection practices to its cryptocurrency plans, a preview of the issues he could face during a visit to Capitol Hill this week....
20:35, 09/19/2019

Why It’s Another Bad Year for Indonesia Forest Fires An annual nuisance, stinging smoke from massive wildfires is blanketing parts of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore this year on a greater than usual scale. Most of the blazes result from illegal slash-and-burn methods used to clear farmland for cash crops such as palm oil, a technique that persists ...
20:35, 09/19/2019

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

Sam Bee tells journalists to stop euphemizing dick Brett Kavanaugh's dick Late in her Wednesday Full Frontal piece on the newest allegations that the GOP’s favorite Supreme Court justice was/is the slurring, lurching, lecherous embodiment of misogynist white privilege that’d be too on-the-nose for a direct-to-steaming National Lampoon movie, Sam Bee showed a clip of Ted C...
20:35, 09/19/2019

Someone Can Be Breathing and Still Need CPR I’ve taken a few CPR classes, and I admit I walked away with the mistaken impression that a person who needs CPR will be unresponsive and not breathing at all. But a common symptom of cardiac arrest is agonal breathing, which can look like the person is gasping or snoring....
20:35, 09/19/2019

Zine El Abidine Ben Ali: The robber baron of Tunisia Dictator, human rights abuser and a friend of the West: Ben Ali ruled Tunisia for more than 20 years. And he became the first despot to be deposed in the aftermath of the Arab Spring....
20:35, 09/19/2019

Samantha Bee: Senate decided 'not to do a proper investigation' on Kavanaugh Late-night hosts react to the deja vu of Brett Kavanaugh headlines and Elizabeth Warren’s climb in the polls “It’s almost autumn, and you know what that means,” opened Samantha Bee on Full Frontal. “The air is getting crisper, I am preparing to eat a dump truck full of apple cider donuts and Brett K...
21:00, 09/19/2019

'It's one big earworm': readers' picks of the best albums this century After we published our list of the greatest albums this century, we asked for your own suggestions – from dark R&B to revolutionary drum’n’bassRead what the Guardian’s music critics opted forAlexis Petridis on why our No 1 is our No 1‘The score to the best film noir never made’: dylan37 Continue rea...
21:00, 09/19/2019

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

10 Thoughts About the Upcoming 'A Night with Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Tour' 1. I could understand a Las Vegas residency for “A Night with Whitney.” What happens there, rightly stays there, so it makes sense. Yes, that’s a non-sequitur. But so is ‘Whitney was popular let’s make her a ghost and tour her.’ I’ve been to Vegas and seen things that I have not seen anywhere else, ...
21:00, 09/19/2019

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

Roku updates $29 Express and $99 Ultra players, adds new discovery tools to OS The new Roku Express with its remote. [credit: Roku ] Ahead of the holiday season, Roku made some minor updates to its media-streamer lineup as well as its Roku software as a whole. You won...
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Best Emmys Dresses to Ever Hit the Red Carpet: From Extreme Cut-Outs to Tuxedo Gowns Tulle, trains and tuxedos galore! With the 2019 Emmy Awards right around the corner (aka in just three short days), pop culture lovers can expect to see over-the-top fabulous gowns and......
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

Rhode Island woman’s blood turns black after using over-the-counter medication for toothache A Rhode Island woman’s blood turned a black-blue color — a sign of a potentially deadly blood condition —  after she took a common over-the-counter medication to relieve a toothache....
23:00, 09/19/2019

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake Senior U.S. and Chinese officials are meeting in Washington on Thursday and Friday in an attempt to settle their ongoing trade war, but a lasting peace seems elusive....
23:34, 09/19/2019

Some planets may orbit a supermassive black hole instead of a star Planets normally form gradually from the disk of dust around a star. But the same thing could happen around black holes, forming thousands of super heavy planets...
23:34, 09/19/2019

California union demands pepper spray for workers after multiple homeless attacks in state’s capital A spate of incidents involving homeless people attacking state groundskeepers in California’s capital has prompted the union representing them to demand pepper spray be provided for self-defense....
00:00, 09/20/2019

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

Junior hockey player gets 25-game suspension for brutal hit What a goon! A member of the Saskatchewan (Canada) Junior Hockey League was suspended 25 games for running over an opposing goaltender last week. Yorkton Terriers forward Greg Mulhall was skating full speed when he cross-checked helpless Melville Millionaires netminder Berk Berkeliev, who had left h...
00:00, 09/20/2019

Nick Saban says stud freshman who left Alabama for ill grandma ‘basically quit’ TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama coach Nick Saban says top recruit Antonio Alfano “basically quit.” Alfano’s father, Frankie, posted on Twitter on Friday that his son’s grandmother was “very ill and is still fighting on life support.” He said Antonio had not attended cl...
00:00, 09/20/2019

Media companies pull e-cigarette ads from airwaves Major media companies are removing advertisements for e-cigarette companies from their airwaves as concerns over mysterious lung illnesses that appear to be tied to vaping continue to mount....
00:00, 09/20/2019

Plane crash on roof of California shopping center leaves 1 dead A small plane crashed into the roof of a California shopping center Thursday, killing at least one person and leaving a second in critical condition, according to news reports. It is unclear if the victims were both aboard the plane when it crashed. The small Cessna plane, which hit the Crenshaw Bou...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Conservative group targets Ilhan Omar over payments to ‘lover’ The conservative group Judicial Watch wants the Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate Rep. Ilhan Omar for $230,000 in payments her campaign made to contractor Tim Mynett — who is also her alleged lover. “Rep. Omar has significant ethics problems, and the House Ethics Committee must act...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Hezbollah terrorist scouted NYC-area locations: feds A New Jersey man has spent the past 22 years training with and scouting terror-attack locations for Hezbollah — and provided the group with intelligence on the Port Authority, Grand Central Terminal, the New York Stock Exchange and the city’s two airports, according to a new federal indi...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Young Ukrainian boy jumps off building to avoid parents’ abuse: report An 8-year-old boy leaped to his death from a ninth-floor apartment in Ukraine to avoid the latest beating from his parents, according to reports. The youngster’s parents put him through years of abuse, and a neighbor said she heard them again yelling and beating him for damaging some clothes l...
00:34, 09/20/2019

California vows fightback after Trump voids state's right to set emissions rules California governor Gavin Newsom tweets: ‘See you in court’Administration formally revokes vehicle emissions waiverThe Trump administration has formally moved to revoke California’s authority to set its own vehicle emissions standards, in a decision certain to provoke a significant legal challenge. ...
00:34, 09/20/2019

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

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

Sheffield United’s Prince Abdullah defends Bin Ladens over club links • Abdullah: ‘Bin Ladens were going to buy Kevin McCabe’s shares’• Manager Chris Wilder: ‘I’m 100% positive about the future’Eyebrows were raised at Bramall Lane when Sheffield United’s new owner, Prince Abdullah bin Musaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, said he would be happy for the Bin Laden family to inv...
01:00, 09/20/2019

County cricket: Kent thrash Yorkshire, Lancashire beat Middlesex – as it happened County Championship updates from around the groundsThe Spin: sign up and get our weekly cricket emailAnd feel free to email Tanya, tweet @tjaldred or post BTL 9.39pm BST Northamptonshire secured promotion to Division One with all bar their toenails after Durham lost their two remaining wickets in th...
01:00, 09/20/2019

South Sudan Oil Consortium Funded Militias Accused of Atrocities, Report Says The report by a watchdog group linked Dar Petroleum Operating Company to the president and outlined other major players it said were complicit in violence and corruption....
01:01, 09/20/2019

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

iOS 12.4.1 release date and all iOS 12 features explained The iOS 12.4.1 update is live, and is the last one for some older iPhones and iPads that won't upgrade to iOS 13 or iPadOS, respectively.We've also got a full list of all the iOS 12 features added from its launch last September to today. iOS 12.4.1 is the last stable version of the mobile ...
01:34, 09/20/2019

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

Andrew Yang Wants You To Know He Can Score Inside Andrew Yang has a dream. “I’d challenge Donald Trump to any physical or mental feat under the sun. I mean, gosh, what could that guy beat me at, being a slob?” the presidential candidate wondered last month. His eventual conclusion: “Something that involved, like, trying to keep something on the gro...
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

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

Trudeau appeared in racist makeup several times in the past. How did it stay a secret? Many political observers are scratching their heads about how evidence of more than one incident involving Trudeau wearing blackface had not surfaced until now....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Canada Proud spent more than $100k boosting online posts: Elections Canada docs Elections Canada documents say Canada Proud has spent more than $100,000 this campaign season boosting its online anti-Trudeau message, funded in part by several key big-ticket donors....
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

North America Has Lost Almost 30 Percent of Its Birds Since 1970, Upsetting New Study Finds There are almost 3 billion fewer North American birds in 2019 than there were in 1970, accounting for a 29 percent decline, according to a new study.Read more......
02:00, 09/20/2019

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

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

Hurricane Humberto Leaves 28,000 Without Power In Bermuda Hurricane Humberto headed northward in the Atlantic Thursday after tearing off rooftops and knocking out power to more than 28,000 customers as it brushed past Bermuda, forecasters and local news......
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

We can phase out fossil fuels fast without having a burst of warming Enlarge (credit: Han Jun Zeng / Flickr) Burning fossil fuels spews carbon dioxide into the air, which warms the climate through the greenhouse effect (as if you didn’t know that). But burning fossil fuels also spews sulfur dioxide into the air, and sulfur dioxide forms aerosols that can deflect th...
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

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

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

Trade deal between EU, 11 South American nations blocked over Amazon wildfire concerns A proposed trade deal between the European Union and 11 South American nations now faces uncertainty after a key Austrian Parliament committee voted to reject it....
02:51, 09/20/2019

Man buys fridge safe to stop his fiancée from eating chocolate It’s a choc-block! While most people might profess their love with a box of chocolates, a UK man is locking up his candy stash to prevent his bride-to-be from eating sweets in a move that’s been deemed both “genius” and “dastardly” by social media users. Stacey Lowe posted Facebook pics on Sep...
03:17, 09/20/2019

Watch Brad Pitt's "Terrible" Attempt at Being "Unfiltered" If you wonder what kinds of people Brad Pitt is intrigued by, it's the folks who don't hold back. "The people I'm really drawn to, they just have no filter. They have no......
03:17, 09/20/2019

Sarah Hyland Thanks Brother for Giving Her Kidney on 2 Year Anniversary of Transplant Sarah Hyland is celebrating another two years of life thanks to her brother Ian Hyland. In a heartfelt Instagram post, the Modern Family star shares, "2 years ago today my precious......
03:17, 09/20/2019

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

For a Truly Indulgent Vacation, Fly Solo Once, only intrepid travelers vacationed alone. Now, all sorts—and not just single people—are traveling solo. And hotels, cruises and tour operators are easing the way....
04:00, 09/20/2019

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

"Throwback" and "Pullback": 2 High-Confidence Price Patterns Worth Knowing Besides Elliott wave patterns, there are other configurations in price charts that you can put to good use. While most of them can be described in terms of Elliott waves, in this video our Trader's Classroom editor shows you two that he calls "throwback" and "pullback." Watch....
04:02, 09/20/2019

Top Wall Street bankers say firm botched $10M compensation payment Two top Wall Street dealmakers say they were snookered into a four-year legal battle over $10 million in back pay — only to learn from the New York Post that they were legally entitled to that money years ago. The bankers, Michael Kramer and Derron Slonecker, say their former employer, Perella Weinb...
05:35, 09/20/2019

Northern Territory banks on solar to meet new 2050 zero emissions target NT’s Labor government says the territory’s vast solar resources can help it transition to zero net carbon emissions The Northern Territory government has set a target of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in a plan that says responding to climate change is “responsible economic strategy”.The...
05:35, 09/20/2019

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

Torrential Imelda rains kill one, flood homes, snarl travel around Houston Authorities reported the first death linked to Tropical Storm Imelda, which dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, while rescuers in boats pulled hundreds of people from flooded cars, the city's airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost power on Thursday....
06:00, 09/20/2019

There are 3 billion fewer wild birds than in 1970, study shows The bird population in the United States and Canada was probably around 10.1 billion nearly half a century ago and has fallen 29 per cent to about 7.2 billion birds, according to a study in Thursday’s journal Science....
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

Marquez Brothers food company to pay $2M settlement after rejecting non-Hispanic job seekers: reports A California-based food company has agreed to pay $2 million to settle a federal lawsuit after being accused of hiring only Hispanic employees – and rejecting job seekers who were white, black, Asian or members of other non-Hispanic groups....
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

Tom Brady snaps during ‘ridiculous’ Titans-Jaguars debacle This Titans-Jaguars mess was not able to hold Tom Brady’s attention. The Patriots legend was dutifully tuning into the Thursday night game in rainy Jacksonville, but got fed up at the end of the first half with the never-ending parade of penalties. “I’m turning off this game I can’t watc...
06:52, 09/20/2019

'I've got one!' What it's like to hunt neon scorpions in the Arizona desert Of about 2,500 species of scorpions worldwide, only 25 or so are truly dangerous. The most hazardous in the U.S. is found in Southwestern states.       ...
07:17, 09/20/2019

NYPD gifts VP a ‘Pence 20’ jersey during visit to One Police Plaza Members of the NYPD’s semi-pro football team gifted Vice President Mike Pence a No. 20 jersey — a reference to the 2020 presidential campaign — when he stopped by One Police Plaza on Thursday, sources said. Pence held up the navy blue football jersey and posed for a photograph inside police he...
07:18, 09/20/2019

LI college student arraigned in fatal stabbing of high schooler A Long Island college student was arraigned Thursday in the stabbing death of an Oceanside high school student whose vicious attack was caught on video by do-nothing bystanders. Murder suspect Tyler Flach, 18, of Lido Beach, pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder as the family of 16-year-old sta...
07:18, 09/20/2019

Low-tech fad: Going to the movie theater You can store all your music on your phone or laptop, and yet vinyl records are hip. As Gillette and Schick are adding blades and fins and strips to their razors, 20-somethings are opting for old-school "safety" razors or even straight razors. Typewriters, skateboards, fixed-gear bikes, and all sort...
08:18, 09/20/2019

DealBook Briefing: The Debate Over Profits vs. Public Interest Continues Many C.E.O.s say they’ll focus on helping their communities. Others say they’re sticking with profits. It shows that Corporate America has more thinking to do....
08:18, 09/20/2019

US expels Cuban diplomats ahead of UN General Assembly The US has expelled two members of Havana's mission to the UN for allegedly attempting to "conduct influence operations." Others have been restricted from leaving Manhattan. Cuba called the expulsions "unjustified."...
08:18, 09/20/2019

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

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

Letter detailing civilian presence failed to prevent deadly Afghan drone strike Twelve days ahead of the pine-nut harvest season, the governor of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province received a letter from village elders in the Wazir Tangi area about their plans to recruit 200 laborers and children to pluck the dry fruit....
08:51, 09/20/2019

Trudeau vows to continue campaign amid blackface scandal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to continue his re-election campaign and asked for forgiveness on Thursday after pictures of him in blackface emerged less than five weeks before the national vote....
08:51, 09/20/2019

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

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

Pentagon Weighs Sending More Military Assets to Mideast The Pentagon is considering sending additional antimissile batteries, another squadron of jet fighters and added surveillance capabilities to the Middle East to shore up the military’s regional presence in the wake of last weekend’s attack on Saudi Arabia’s petroleum industry....
09:53, 09/20/2019

Trudeau Apologizes Again as Another Blackface Image Emerges Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tried to contain the fallout from a growing firestorm after a series of images emerged of him wearing blackface and brownface, damaging his reputation as a progressive champion of diversity amid a tough bid for re-election....
09:53, 09/20/2019

Australian regulator loses landmark pension fund court battle Australia's banking watchdog lost a landmark case on Friday after a court ruled it had not proved its case alleging wealth manager IOOF Holdings had breached pension laws....
09:53, 09/20/2019

Google to invest record-breaking amount in renewable energy Google today announced its intention to spend more than $2 billion in new renewable energy infrastructure across the US, South America and Europe. The 1,600-megawatt package of wind and solar agreements includes 18 new energy deals and will increase......
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

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

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

Corporate Tax Rate Cut From 30% To 25.2% To Spur Growth: 10 Points The centre today reduced corporate tax on domestic firms in a bid to boost the sluggish economy, hurt by slowing demand across sectors, especially manufacturing that is among the highest contributors......
10:17, 09/20/2019

Rapper holds up Boris Johnson's 'severed head' at Mercury Prize Rapper slowthai caused controversy at the Mercury Prize ceremony after holding up an effigy of Boris Johnson's head on stage at the end of his performance....
10:17, 09/20/2019

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

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

Climate crisis leaving 2 million people a week needing aid – Red Cross Charity warns of cost of doing nothing, saying contributions would need to hit $20bn a year Two million people a week need humanitarian aid today because of the climate emergency, the Red Cross has warned, as extreme weather takes an “intolerable” toll in human suffering.The number of people in need...
10:51, 09/20/2019

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

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

| Non-marital sex hoping to be banned in Indonesia Indonesia is set to vote on a plan to outlaw gay and pre-marital sex while beefing up its blasphemy laws in a shakeup fuelled by religious conservatism and slammed by rights groups....
10:51, 09/20/2019

Rugby World Cup opening ceremony 2019 LIVE: Japan launch RWC with celebration of ancient culture A sold-out Tokyo Stadium will be treated to a celebration of both modern and ancient Japanese culture during the Rugby World Cup opening ceremony this morning....
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

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

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

The Senate surrenders legislating on guns to Trump The Senate is essentially outsourcing its legislative duties to a divided White House and the whims of President Donald Trump, as it makes its first sustained attempt at overhauling gun laws in years. It’s a clear reaction from senators being burned so often and so badly by Trump. After having tried...
11:35, 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

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

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

Understanding the legacy of Rocky Marciano Jack Hirsch on Rocky Marciano and his place in the heavyweight division The post Understanding the legacy of Rocky Marciano appeared first on Boxing News....
13:02, 09/20/2019

Sandy Hook parents release harrowing school shooting advert Families of children killed in the Sandy Hook mass shooting have released a chilling video showing pupils using back to school "essentials" to save them from a gunman....
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

After global protest, world leaders to present carbon reduction plans at U.N. summit World leaders are preparing to gather at the U.N. Climate Action Summit in New York City, where they are expected to discuss plans to drastically reduce carbon emissions over the next 30 years....
15:00, 09/20/2019

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

Wrestling Ref Gets 2-Year Suspension for Forcing Black Student to Cut ‘Unnatural’ Dreadlocks The racial slur-spewing New Jersey high school wrestling referee who forced a black student to cut his dreadlocks has been suspended for at least two years after a civil rights investigation resulted in implicit bias training, a legal warning from the NJ Attorney General and a rule change for black ...
15:02, 09/20/2019

Mauricio Pochettino: Tiredness no excuse for Tottenham in early Leicester City kick-off Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham must not use their lack of preparation time as an excuse before their lunchtime game at Leicester City on Saturday....
15:02, 09/20/2019

Could this mechanism explain why sleepless nights affect gut health? A new study in mice reveals that the brain's 24-hour clock regulates the activity of a type of immune cell that has a strong influence on gut health....
15:51, 09/20/2019

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

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

Domestic violence red flags are easy to find in coaches’ pasts, but did NFL teams spot them? The NFL says addressing domestic violence is a priority, but a USA TODAY investigation found issues in backgrounds of coaches that teams hired.       ...
15:51, 09/20/2019

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

Fighting climate change, one quip at a time For thousands of student protesters around the world, the fate of the planet is a serious business, but some couldn't resist a bit of fun to press home the point to judge from their placards....
15:51, 09/20/2019

Thomas Cook races to secure extra £200m - what happens for holidaymakers? Concerned Thomas Cook customers have been bombarding the troubled tour operator with queries about the fate of their holiday plans as the firm scrambles to survive....
15:51, 09/20/2019

New windfarms will not cost billpayers after subsidies hit record low Cost of supporting offshore turbines drops to less than market price for electricityThe UK’s next wave of offshore windfarms will generate clean electricity at no extra cost to consumers after record low-subsidy deals fell below the market price for the first time.New offshore wind projects will pow...
16:17, 09/20/2019

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS mules hit the Nurburgring RS version of latest Cayman GT4 seems to be in development; firm's head of sports cars has revealed his desire for one Porsche is again testing what appears to be a hardcore 'RS' version of the latest 718 Cayman GT4, as a test mule has been seen going flat-out on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. As we...
16:17, 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

My partner ‘jokes’ online with other men that she loves them On her iPad I found torrid messages between her and two other men, including a nude full-frontal of one of them, which she dismissed as a joke. Can I trust her?After a lifetime apart from my college darling, we reconnected by chance and picked up again, each of us divorced with grown children. I tho...
16:51, 09/20/2019

It’s not your fault? That doesn’t mean you’re off the hook | Oliver Burkeman Evading liability feels comfortable, but turns out to be a prison, while stepping up feels unpleasant, but ends up being freeingBack in 1964, in his book Games People Play, the psychiatrist Eric Berne described a pattern of conversation he called “Why Don’t You – Yes But”, which remains one of the m...
16:51, 09/20/2019

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

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

Sensex Zooms 2,200 Points, Nifty Tops 11,350 After Corporate Tax Cut Domestic stock markets skyrocketed on Friday with the Sensex index soaring 2,284.55 points in its biggest intraday gain in more than a decade, after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a cut......
16:51, 09/20/2019

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

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio drops out of presidential race New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday he is dropping out of the 2020 Democratic primary, ending his campaign after struggling to gain traction in the race....
16:51, 09/20/2019

California Highway Patrol Officer Andre Moye Jr. had work ethnic so 'unparalleled' he almost ticketed his mom California Highway Patrol Officer Andre Moye Jr. spent so much time working the roads that “he once had a close encounter with his mom,” his former commander remembers....
18:00, 09/20/2019

North Korea Names Nuclear Negotiator North Korea named a veteran diplomat with extensive U.S. experience as its chief negotiator for working-level talks with Washington, while praising President Trump for dismissing national security adviser John Bolton....
18:02, 09/20/2019

Diabetes Diet: This Ragi And Oats Uttapam Is Healthy And May Keep Blood Sugar Levels Stable Traditionally, uttapam is made with white rice. This recipe uses ragi, oats and brown rice instead. The addition of nutritious veggies makes this dish a star when it comes to a diabetes diet....
18:34, 09/20/2019

Indian Cooking Tips : How To Make Crispy Masala Puri At Home (Watch Recipe Video) Our Indian kitchen pantry is loaded with spices that could spruce up just about anything. This masala puri recipeis ideal for days you want to tuck into something nice and crunchy....
18:34, 09/20/2019

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

Power won't "play games" with Penske team-mates' IndyCar title bids One-time IndyCar champion Will Power says he "won't play games" and influence the title fight between his Penske team-mates Josef Newgarden and Simon Pagenaud, as well as Andretti's Alexander Rossi...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Rossi fears Laguna Seca qualifying will decide IndyCar title Alexander Rossi says qualifying for this weekend's IndyCar double-points season finale will be "critical" as overtaking at the series' return to Laguna Seca is expected to be tough...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Where Bernie Goes From Here CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—As much as a Bernie Sanders rally can have a theme, considering the Vermont senator has been fighting for the same things for decades, the message of Thursday’s rally at the University of North Carolina was this: Bernie Sanders can beat Donald Trump, and yes—there is a difference b...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Dan Crenshaw Hides in an Elevator to Escape Fellow Troops Calling Him on His Bullshit Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw has made a career out of his status as a combat veteran, leaning into the belief that those who have fought for our country in battle are worthier citizens than those who have not. Unfortunately, this all starts to break down when he’s confronted with people who have nearly t...
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

Strike is latest worry in Flint, GM’s birthplace Flint, Michigan, the birthplace of General Motors, is bracing for economic impact as a workers’ strike against the automaker closes in on a week (Sept. 20)        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Trump welcomes Australia PM to White House President Donald Trump says in a welcoming ceremony for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison that "today we celebrate the long-cherished and unwavering friendship between the United States and Australia." (Sept. 20)        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

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

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

World’s most destructive botnet returns with stolen passwords and email in tow Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) If you've noticed an uptick of spam that addresses you by name or quotes real emails you've sent or received in the past, you can probably blame Emotet. It's one of the world's most costly and destructive botnets—and it just returned from a four-month hiatus. Emotet ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Harry Winks and Nico Rosberg join Alex Thomson for HUGO BOSS boat launch ahead of Vendée Globe challenge Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks and former Formula One champion Nico Rosberg joined sailing star Alex Thomson at the launch of his new boat ahead of his gruelling Vendée Globe campaign next year....
18:34, 09/20/2019

'I started to tear up': iPhone 11 buyers line up, meet Apple CEO Tim Cook at NYC store Smaller crowds were more subdued than in the past, but the reopening of the flagship Apple Store in New York still lured enthused iPhone 11 customers.       ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

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

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

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Drops Out of 2020 Race. There Are Still 19 Candidates Left New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that he is ending his presidential campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. That leaves 19 candidates left in the race. “Getting out there, being able to hear people’s concerns [and] address them with new ideas has been...
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

Cosmic chancer: is Harry Styles’s psych phase a bluff? The 1D star is returning with new 70s-inspired material – plus stories about magic mushrooms, Malibu and models Modern Toss on aging in a boybandBefore Harry Styles released his first solo album in 2017, nobody had any idea what to expect. One moment he was on The X Factor singing Natalie Imbruglia’...
19:00, 09/20/2019

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

The Great British Baking Show gets sloppy, silly, and even more delicious in “Dairy Week” Sometimes it’s a spectacular single creation, like Paul Jagger’s bread lion. Sometimes it’s a personal breakthrough or achievement, like the many tear-inducing finales. Very rarely, it’s a meltdown—or as close as Baking Show gets to meltdowns—like the infamous #Bingate. The best episodes of The Grea...
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

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

Trump says new sanctions on Iran after attack President Donald Trump says his administration is imposing additional sanctions on Iran following last weekend's attack on Saudi oil facilities, which the administration has blamed on the Islamic Republic. (Sept. 20)        ...
19:51, 09/20/2019

Bundesliga: Frankfurt's firepower under the microscope ahead of Dortmund test The Eagles have struggled this season to shake off the ghosts of last campaign's dazzling attacking displays. Adi Hütter's side must now show against Dortmund that they still have the firepower to match the big teams....
19:52, 09/20/2019

Russian actor Pavel Ustinov freed pending appeal A Moscow court has released 24-year-old actor Pavel Ustinov from jail following public outcry. He had been arrested near an opposition rally and jailed for three and a half years for allegedly injuring a police officer....
19:52, 09/20/2019

Pierre Cardin: Iconic fashion designer honored in 'Fashion Futurist' show The French designer shaped fashion in the 1960s and '70s with bold colors, futuristic shapes and a daring mix of fabrics. This revolutionary fashion moment is being celebrated in a new exhibition in Düsseldorf....
19:52, 09/20/2019

Google signs up to $2bn wind and solar investment Tech giant’s push for greener energy prompts biggest renewable energy deal in corporate historyGoogle’s chief executive has revealed plans for the biggest renewable energy deal in corporate history.Sundar Pichai said the clean energy deal will include 18 separate agreements to supply Google with ele...
19:52, 09/20/2019

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

Let's follow California's lead and regulate companies like Uber | Veena Dubal The ‘gig economy’ is terrible for workers. We must tackle the problem head-onThis week, California’s governor, Gavin Newsom – a darling of tech capitalists – signed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) into law. The bill codifies the “ABC test” to determine the applicability of California employment laws and makes...
19:52, 09/20/2019

|WithPrinceHarryandMeghan'shelpthisSouthAfricancharitywillprovide152000mealstochildreninneed After Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's endorsement, The Lunchbox Fund has received over $31 000 (around R458 280) from generous donors around the world....
19:52, 09/20/2019

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

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

Trump says he doesn't need a trade deal with China before the 2020 election Trump also said he is "not looking for a partial deal" with Beijing, moving away from his suggestion last week that he would consider an "interim deal."...
20:52, 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

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

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

Walmart, Sam’s Clubs to stop selling electronic cigarettes The nation's largest retailer said Friday that it will complete its exit from e-cigarettes after selling through current inventory. It cited growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity regarding vaping products....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel dismisses concerns over mental state as errors begin to pile up Sebastian Vettel has hit back at suggestions mental demons are to blame for the Formula One four-time world champion's slump this season ahead of Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix....
21:51, 09/20/2019

For travelers, The Platinum Card from American Express is worth the hype The benefits, perks, and points make this one of the premier travel cards on the market. If you travel often, this card can make life easier.       ...
21:51, 09/20/2019

Brad Pitt Will Make You Love Him Even More After This Charming Interview With a Viral Kid Reporter Get ready for cuteness overload! Brad Pitt participated in what is, arguably, his most adorable interview yet for Friday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The......
21:51, 09/20/2019

NBA board passes stricter tampering measures By unanimous vote, the NBA board of governors on Friday passed a stricter package of measures to enforce compliance with tampering and salary-cap circumvention....
22:52, 09/20/2019

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

High Lead Levels Still Being Found Near Notre-Dame A contractor’s test at an apartment near the cathedral and law enforcement measurements at Police Headquarters both found levels far above safety guidelines, an environmental group revealed....
22:54, 09/20/2019

Fuji X-Pro3 confirmed, with a 'hidden' LCD and redesigned EVF The Fujifilm X-Pro3, which has been eagerly anticipated since the X-T3 launched last year, will be officially announced on October 23, according to the company.The Japanese firm used its X Summit in Tokyo to announce that the model was indeed on the way – and it's already started a count...
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

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

Trump administration signs asylum agreement with El Salvador The Trump administration on Friday signed an "asylum cooperative agreement" with El Salvador that would mean migrants who pass through the country need to have first sought and been denied asylum there before continuing to the U.S....
22:54, 09/20/2019

It's the little deeds that bring big rewards | Hannah Jane Parkinson Good turns take very little, but I truly believe the whole world would collapse without these acts of kindnessA little while ago, I was sitting in a cafe, reading, when an elderly lady approached me. “Excuse me,” she asked. “Would you be able to help me with my shopping?”I beamed. Of course I would ...
23:36, 09/20/2019

Ruth Lehmann elected as director of Whitehead Institute The Whitehead Institute board of directors today announced the selection of Ruth Lehmann, a world-renowned developmental and cell biology researcher, as the institute’s fifth director. Lehmann will succeed current Director David Page on July 1, 2020. Lehmann is now the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Pr...
23:36, 09/20/2019

Study finds hub linking movement and motivation in the brain Our everyday lives rely on planned movement through the environment to achieve goals. A new study by MIT neuroscientists at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT identifies a well-connected brain region as a crucial link between circuits guiding goal-directed movement and motivated be...
23:36, 09/20/2019

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.        ...
23:36, 09/20/2019

'90s kids were asked to do 'simple things' to save the Earth. Gen Z is thinking bigger A 1990s book told kids of the "simple things" to do to affect the environment. Today, many say bigger changes are needed to stop climate change.        ...
23:36, 09/20/2019

Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes amid vaping-related deaths Corporate giant Walmart announced Friday that it will discontinue all sales of e-cigarettes, also called electronic nicotine delivery systems by the Food and Drug Administration, once its current inventory is sold....
23:36, 09/20/2019

Bing Maps team contributes Uganda and Tanzania building data sets to OpenStreetMap The Bing Maps team will contribute building corpora for Uganda and Tanzania to OpenStreetMap, as a part of Microsoft's AI for Humanitarian Action plan.Read More...
23:37, 09/20/2019

'Storm Area 51': About 100 people gathered at secret site’s gate to 'see them aliens,' 2 people detained, reports say As the day of “Storm Area 51” arrived, a motley group of about 100 “alien-chasers” converged on the back gate of the secret site early Friday, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.  At least two people were reportedly detained....
23:37, 09/20/2019

Cameron says he doesn't want to make Queen row 'worse' David Cameron has told Sky News he does not want to further inflame a row over him trying to get the Queen's support in the run up to the Scottish independence referendum. ...
00:00, 09/21/2019

UK PM Johnson to meet European leaders in New York in push for Brexit deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold talks with European leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York next week as part of his push to secure a Brexit deal by the end of October....
00:00, 09/21/2019