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Juncker criticizes Italy's excessive deficit as EU penalties loom

The EU remains at odds with the Italian government's 2019 budget. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned Rome to rethink, though Italy's leaders appear divided....

Juncker criticizes Italy's excessive deficit as EU penalties loom

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Juncker is fed up with Brexit delays • Andrea Leadsom quits UK government in fresh Brexit blow for Theresa May • Brexit fears back and pound paying the price • European elections explained in graphics...
06:45, 2019-05-23

Who's in the running for Juncker's post and other EU top jobs? EU leaders will head back to Brussels on Sunday night for a special meeting to try and agree on who should be the next president of the European Commission....
01:45, 2019-06-29

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
11:30, 2019-05-24

EU leaders agree replacements for Tusk and Juncker The Belgian prime minister has been picked by leaders in the EU to become its next council president - one of the most crucial roles in Brexit negotiations....
21:00, 2019-07-02

EU's Juncker says EU will not renegotiate Brexit withdrawal deal European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday that the European Union was not willing to renegotiate the withdrawal deal struck with the British government, but rejected three times by Britain's parliament....
18:15, 2019-05-28

EU's Juncker cautions against ramping up climate goals The outgoing European Union chief executive said on Tuesday the bloc should focus on meeting its 2030 existing targets before ramping up long-term climate ambitions....
20:30, 2019-06-11

EU's Juncker regrets lack of transparency in von der Leyen's nomination Retiring European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed regret for the lack of transparency in the process to nominate his successor. His own appointment had followed an election campaign, he noted....
14:45, 2019-07-05

Juncker lashes out at 'stupid nationalists' on eve of European elections European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticized "stupid nationalists" ahead of elections in which euroskeptic politicians are expected to make big gains in the European Parliament....
00:15, 2019-05-23

UK heading for another Brexit extension in October, suggests Juncker Brussels chief criticises MPs for prioritising May’s removal above finding agreementJean-Claude Juncker has suggested that the UK is drifting towards another Brexit extension in October as he criticised MPs for prioritising the prime minister’s removal over finding agreement on a Brexit deal.With Ma...
11:45, 2019-05-23

Probe shows that Russian jet had excessive landing speed MOSCOW (AP) — A preliminary probe into last month’s crash of a Russian passenger jet that left 41 dead says the plane had excessive landing speed. The report released Friday by the Moscow-based Interstate Aviation Committee that investigates crashes in Russia and other ex-Soviet nations says t...
17:45, 2019-06-14

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both Britain and the EU "should do everything not to have a hard Brexit"....
23:15, 2019-07-16

EU chief Juncker lauds May as ‘a woman of courage,’ sees her resignation ‘without personal joy’ BRUSSELS (AP) — EU chief Juncker lauds May as ‘a woman of courage,’ sees her resignation ‘without personal joy’ The post EU chief Juncker lauds May as ‘a woman of courage,’ sees her resignation ‘without personal joy’ appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:45, 2019-05-24

Virat Kohli fined for excessive appealing in tense India win over Afghanistan India captain accepts decision to fine him 25% of match feeICC breached code of conduct by advancing towards umpireVirat Kohli has been fined 25% of his match fee for excessive appealing in Saturday’s tense World Cup contest against Afghanistan, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced....
13:45, 2019-06-23

EU could slap 3 billion euro fine on Italy for excessive debt: Salvini The European Commission could impose a 3 billion euro fine on Italy for breaking EU rules due to its rising debt and structural deficit levels, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday....
10:45, 2019-05-28

Man Faces Assault Charges for Using Excessive Force on 13-Year-Old After Police Wouldn’t Do It for Him Authorities filed assault charges against a Pennsylvania man, whom they initially declined to arrest, after he was caught on video forcibly restraining a child in a park....
00:15, 2019-07-02

Woman who fell face-first into patrol car sues Texas cops for excessive force A woman who needed 60 stitches after falling face-first into a police cruiser is suing the two Texas officers who busted her. Breanna Williams, 41, said she and a pal were in the bathroom at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin in June 2017 when a hotel employee falsely accused the pair of being prostit...
19:00, 2019-06-21

Khloe Kardashian Claps Back at Criticism Over "Excessive Spending" on True Thompson Khloe Kardashian won't stand for being shamed for spoiling her daughter. On Saturday, she posted on her Instagram page a video of True Thompson, 1, sitting in a pink sparkly toy......
22:45, 2019-07-07

G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production: activists Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said it avoided getting at the heart of the problem - slashing the output of wasteful, single-use plastics in the first place....
09:45, 2019-07-01

California police criticized for viral video allegedly using excessive force on black man At least 10 police officers are shown in the video, posted on Instagram Live Friday, assisting in the arrest of the suspect.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-10

EU leaders fail to reach agreement on replacements for Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker European Union leaders have failed to reach an agreement on who should replace the likes of Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker as they gathered for a summit in Brussels....
09:30, 2019-06-21

Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder, accused of prescribing excessive doses of painkillers An Ohio doctor accused of ordering excessive and potentially fatal doses of opioids to dozens of near-death patients is facing multiple counts of murder, prosecutors announced Wednesday. William Husel voluntarily surrendered to authorities and was charged in 25 deaths following a six-month investiga...
21:30, 2019-06-05

Phoenix ties record-high temperature as excessive heat warning continues in Southwest Another day of brutal heat was forecast Thursday for the Phoenix area, a day after the city tied a record high of 112 degrees.        ...
20:00, 2019-06-13

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into nearby waterways in recent years without being penalized by regulators, according to environmental groups citing state data....
22:45, 2019-06-04

Warriors still favored despite 2-1 deficit The Toronto Raptors scored a decisive victory at Golden State on Wednesday night to reclaim home-court advantage in the NBA Finals, but the Warriors remain favored by most sportsbooks to rally for the championship....
21:15, 2019-06-06

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulting in the death and injury of various civilians, the United Nations chief, António Guterres, and the head of the UN human rights office (OHCHR), Michel...
14:32, 2019-05-21

EPA inspector general recommends recouping $124K from former administrator Scott Pruitt for 'excessive' travel costs The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog recommended Thursday that the agency should consider recovering nearly $124,000 in “excessive” costs from former administrator Scott Pruitt for his first-class travel....
18:45, 2019-05-21

Blue Jays rally from 6-0 deficit to edge Red Sox Boston reliever Ryan Brasier walked Eric Sogard and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. with the bases loaded to force in two runs - including the go-ahead run -- in a three-run eighth inning and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays came back to defeat the Red Sox 8-7 on Saturday afternoon....
11:30, 2019-06-23

May's Fiscal Deficit Hits 52% Of Budgeted Target Net tax receipts in the first two months of the fiscal year were Rs 1.15 lakh crore, while total expenditure was Rs 5.13 lakh crore, government data showed....
15:15, 2019-06-28

Whitecaps overcome 2-goal deficit to tie Rapids 2-2 VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Yordy Reyna scored on a free kick in the 80th minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps overcame an early two-goal deficit to tie the Colorado Rapids 2-2 on Saturday night. The kick from about 19 yards was set up when defender Lalas Abubakar was called for a foul. Reyna&#...
09:30, 2019-06-23

Marlins rally from 5-run deficit to beat Phillies, 9-6 MIAMI (AP) — Neil Walker homered and drove in three runs Saturday to help the Miami Marlins rally from a five-run deficit and beat the Philadelphia Phillies for the fifth consecutive time, 9-6. The Marlins fell behind 6-1 before starting their comeback when Walker snapped an 0-for-15 skid with a two...
03:45, 2019-06-30

Mick Mulvaney guzzles the deficit Kool-Aid As a member of the House of Representatives, Mick Mulvaney was a stalwart voice for deficit reduction and spending reform. He recognized that entitlement reform was the keystone to preserving American prosperity for future generations....
13:45, 2019-06-12

Tariffs Loom Over Car Makers The auto industry continues to weather trade-related fallout despite a deal the U.S. and Mexico struck that shelved President Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on imports....
00:45, 2019-06-14

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nation chief’s condemnation and an appeal for “peaceful dialogue” to resume....
20:00, 2019-06-03

With Deficit In Monsoon, Sowing Of Crucial Crops Takes A Big Hit The monsoon deficit may have improved from minus 44 per cent to minus 33 per cent in two weeks, but it is still a big headache for farmers across the country. Sowing data from across the country shows......
16:15, 2019-07-02

Monthly US trade deficit rises slightly to $72.1 billion The U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday that the international trade deficit in goods rose to $72.1 billion in April, up a marginal 0.3% from March's level of $71.9 billion according to an "advance look" at the data. The shift was due to exports dropping at a faster rate than imports....
10:30, 2019-05-31

Verstappen: Red Bull's British GP deficit on straights is lower Max Verstappen says his Honda-powered Red Bull is "not too far away on the straights" at the British Grand Prix, as he eyes a second straight Formula 1 victory...
14:45, 2019-07-14

U.S. trade deficit shrinks on weak imports, exports The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports and exports tumbled, leading economists to warn that the Trump administration's "America First" agenda was curbing trade between the United States and the rest of the world....
19:00, 2019-06-06

Budget office: U.S. federal deficit will top record $1 trillion The White House Office of Management and Budget says the 2019 federal deficit is projected to surpass the $1 trillion mark -- the highest it's been in years....
18:15, 2019-07-16

U.S. Budget Deficit Grew 39% in First Eight Months of Fiscal Year Government tax revenue continued to rise in May thanks to a sturdy labor market, but not enough to offset higher federal outlays, the Treasury Department said....
01:15, 2019-06-13

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team to fail to win the NBA title after holding the same advantage....
10:15, 2019-06-08

General Fiscal Deficit Pegged At 5.8% In Economic Survey In the interim Budget presented in February, the government had revised upward its fiscal deficit target to 3.4 per cent of GDP for 2018-19, from the previously estimated 3.3 per cent....
10:01, 2019-07-04

Brazil house speaker: rule on zero borrowing for deficit under review Brazil's lower house Speaker Rodrigo Maia said he is in talks with Economy Minister Paulo Guedes to review the "golden rule" that bans the government from borrowing to finance its deficit....
18:15, 2019-05-28

D.C. United overcomes quick two-goal deficit, concedes late in 3-3 tie Ulises Segura scores twice to bring United back, Luciano Acosta scored in regulation to give D.C. the lead, but Chicago answers in stoppage time to hand the hosts a tough draw....
04:45, 2019-05-30

Current Account Deficit Narrows To $4.6 Billion In January-March The Reserve Bank of India said on Friday that the current account deficit was $4.6 billion, against $13.0 billion in the quarter ended March 31, 2018....
01:45, 2019-06-30

WRAPUP 2-U.S. trade deficit shrinks on weak imports, exports The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports and exports tumbled, leading economists to warn that the Trump administration's "America First" agenda was curbing trade between the United States and the rest of the world....
18:15, 2019-06-06

Falling Trade Deficit is Good for Stocks: True or False? There are many widely held beliefs about the stock market that are simply untrue. Even professional market observers often neglect to investigate these "myths" for themselves -- and their clients. Consider the claim that a falling trade deficit is good for stocks, and vice versa. Here's what EWI's r...
14:38, 2019-05-21

U.S. trade deficit surges to five-month high as imports soar The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, eclipsing a broad rise in exports....
18:15, 2019-07-03

Italy's Tria says Rome will spend less, can reach deficit agreement with EU Italy will cut spending to meet its fiscal deficit targets this year and can reach an agreement with the European Commission over its budgetary plans, Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Tuesday....
11:00, 2019-06-18

Argentina overcomes late 3-goal deficit, knocks out Scotland Florencia Bonsegundo converted a penalty kick in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time on her second attempt, and Argentina overcame a three-goal deficit in the final 30 minutes for a 3-3 draw against Scotland on Wednesday night that eliminated the Scots from the Women's World Cup....
23:30, 2019-06-20

UAW scrambles to save jobs, but layoffs loom After getting big job-creation commitments in recent contracts, the union is scrambling to keep the members it has now as automakers brace for a possible recession....
10:15, 2019-07-15

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
04:30, 2019-05-25

GM pushes for more temp workers as UAW talks loom GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The last contract was bargained over in better times....
13:15, 2019-06-19

Norway through to last 16 with two penalties against South Korea Two penalties, one early in each half, gave Norway a 2-1 victory over South Korea in the Women’s World Cup at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims to secure a place in the last 16 and eliminate their opponents.Norway went ahead in the fifth minute through the new Barcelona signing Caroline Graham Hansen a...
03:15, 2019-06-18

Blues looking to limit penalties in Game 4 ST. LOUIS -- Throughout the Stanley Cup Final, the St. Louis Blues have spoken repeatedly of playing a disciplined game and staying out of the penalty box. Yet when the Boston Bruins appear on the ice, St. Louis struggles to play physically without taking penalties....
01:00, 2019-06-03

India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai....
05:15, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Italy's Tria says Rome will spend less, can avoid EU action on deficit Italy can avoid disciplinary action from the European Commission over its spending plans by sticking to its current budget deficit target but Rome will need to cut spending rather than hike taxes, Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Tuesday....
13:15, 2019-06-18

Rossi believes straightline deficit main reason for Indy 500 defeat Alexander Rossi felt the main reason for his Indianapolis 500 defeat was a Honda straightline-speed deficit, and he was also fuming over pitstop delays and backmarker Oriol Servia's driving...
15:15, 2019-05-27

Late Monsoon Pushed Rain Deficit In June To 45%: Weather Office A delay in the arrival of monsoon has pushed the country's rainfall deficiency in the first nine days of June to 45 per cent, the India Meteorological Department said today....
00:00, 2019-06-10

$300 billion in China tariffs still loom as a business worry Business groups warn that President Trump's Saturday announcement that the White House would not impose $300 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods does not mean that those tariffs won't still be imposed....
04:45, 2019-07-02

Pressing questions loom for Jets after naming Joe Douglas GM The Jets will roll out the green carpet for new general manager Joe Douglas on Tuesday, holding his introductory press conference at 3 p.m. This will be the second big press conference the Jets have had this offseason after introducing new coach Adam Gase in January. Mike Maccagnan was by Gase’s sid...
05:30, 2019-06-11

Mountains loom large in 2019 Tour de France Tour de France competitors are facing a tougher race this year after organizers peppered the route with three stages that finish on mountain climbs reaching above 2,000 meters, or 6,500 feet. The cycling race begins on July 6th. (July 1)        ...
09:45, 2019-07-01

‘We Have a Lot of Questions’: Doubts Loom Over G.M. Plan for Lordstown Plant President Trump said he was helping to save jobs at the Ohio factory after General Motors ceased production there. But such promises have not always panned out....
14:32, 2019-05-21

France to approve first crypto-issuers as new rules loom France's financial watchdog is poised to approve a first tranche of cryptocurrency-related companies under new rules on digital coins, some of the first such regulations to be launched by a major economy....
14:00, 2019-07-16

Jean-Claude Juncker hails Theresa May as a 'woman of courage' as Europe reacts to her resignation European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has hailed Theresa May as a "woman of courage" after she announced she will stand down as Prime Minister....
14:15, 2019-05-24

| England take Nations League 3rd place on penalties England deservedly claimed the consolation prize of third place at the Nations League 6-5 on penalties on Sunday after a 0-0 draw against a limited Switzerland...
02:45, 2019-06-10

Norway defeat Australia on penalties to reach last eight "Women\u0027s World Cup last 16, Allianz Riviera, Nice - Norway 1 (Herlovsen 31\u0027) Australia 1 (Kellond-Knight 83\u0027). Norway win 4-1 on penalties."...
01:30, 2019-06-23

Tariffs Would Hit Many Goods That Previously Avoided Penalties A U.S. threat to impose escalating tariffs on all imports from Mexico would hit sectors that have had little exposure to the Trump administration’s aggressive trade initiatives, including importers of autos, crude oil and fruits and vegetables....
21:00, 2019-05-31

Benin knocks out Morocco on penalties at African Cup Benin started the African Cup of Nations knockout stages with a major upset, beating Morocco in a penalty shootout to reach the quarterfinals       ...
21:30, 2019-07-05

'Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website. Madawi Al-Rasheed, an expert on Saudi society, says mass executions are becoming common in the Gulf kingdom....
00:30, 2019-05-24

Cool approach to penalties sees Norway through There was a sense of inevitability for Norway as they rallied together ahead of the penalty shootout that sent them into the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup following a 1-1 draw with Australia on Saturday....
11:30, 2019-06-23

A top White House economic adviser says the ballooning budget deficit 'doesn’t bother' him AP/Evan Vucci White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suggested on Thursday that the rapidly growing gap between federal income and spending wasn't a pressing concern. "I don't think we're at a crisis point now," Kudlow said of publicly-held debt as a share of gross domestic product. "That by its...
06:00, 2019-06-14

MTA’s reorganization plan will make small dent in agency’s massive deficit: report The MTA wants to slim down — ever so slightly. A set of proposals to cut bureaucratic fat off the transit authority’s $18 billion operation would reduce the size of the massive 75,000-person agency by just 3 to 4 percent, or 1,900 to 2,700 staffers, according to the report from consultan...
08:15, 2019-07-18

Costco is looking at alternative sourcing and price hikes as tariffs loom Costco reported profit and revenue that beat Street estimates and said it would tackle the proposed round of tariffs on Chinese imports by sourcing goods from other countries and possible price increases....
15:45, 2019-05-31

Mexico hopes to reach migration deal with U.S. as tariffs loom Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said if Washington imposed tariffs on Mexican imports, it could be counterproductive to stopping immigration flows across the U.S.-Mexico border....
20:45, 2019-06-03

The Latest: Hong Kong leadership meets as protests loom HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s chief executive has met with her Executive Council as pressure mounts for her to delay or withdraw an unpopular extradition bill. Carrie Lam, who was appointed by Beijing, is...
05:45, 2019-06-15

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 ekes out gain as earnings worries loom The S&P 500 ended slightly higher on Tuesday as gains in tech-related shares offset fresh worries about the impact of the U.S.-China trade dispute on earnings....
00:45, 2019-07-10

Fed Chair Powell Signals Rate Cut as Economic Risks Loom Jerome H. Powell sent stock markets higher with comments that trade tensions and global economic issues continue to weigh on the United States economy....
00:00, 2019-07-11

Long at the Fringe, Gun Issues Loom Large for Democratic Candidates After years of failed efforts to enact federal universal background checks for new gun purchases, several candidates are on the leading edge of a push for more aggressive anti-gun measures...
12:15, 2019-05-31

Mexico to Lobby White House as Trump's Tariffs Loom Mexican officials plan to lobby Trump administration officials at the White House on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to head off tariffs that the president has threatened to impose starting Monday amid a dispute over border security....
21:45, 2019-06-05

| Mexico scrambles to slow migrants as Trump tariffs loom Mexico scrambled to slow the flow of Central American migrants to the United States as talks continued in Washington to head off US President Donald Trump's threat of potentially catastrophic tariffs on Mexican goods....
15:15, 2019-06-07

U.S., Mexico Make Progress on Migration Issues, but Tariffs Still Loom President Trump said progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said the country must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned for next week....
03:15, 2019-06-07

Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease but Iran tensions loom Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of production in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply from shale oil countered tensions in the Middle East....
15:45, 2019-07-16

Exit Australia on penalties as Kerr misses from the spot Australian star Sam Kerr flunked her spot kick as the Matildas lost a penalty shoot-out to Norway after a pulsating last 16 Women's World Cup clash in Nice Saturday....
01:15, 2019-06-23

Telecom Panel Said to Again Defer Decision on Jio Interconnection Penalties No decision could be taken on the issue of penalty as one of the Secretaries had to leave early, so the issue has been deferred, official sources said....
14:15, 2019-06-14

Premier League will not use VAR to ensure keepers toe line on penalties "Video Assistant Referees (VAR) in the Premier League will not determine whether goalkeepers have moved off their line during penalties, leaving the decision to on-field officials, The Times reported."...
23:15, 2019-06-20

Verstappen: Formula 1 stewards forced to give certain penalties Max Verstappen believes stewards do not want to give certain penalties during Formula 1 races but are obliged to do so because of how the rulebook is worded...
15:45, 2019-06-20

White House freezes fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
07:30, 2019-07-13

Penalties not lowering hospital-acquired infection rates (Reuters Health) - A penalty program established to reduce infections and other complications in U.S. hospitals hasn't made these events less likely or reduced fatalities or repeat hospitalizations, a large study suggests....
09:15, 2019-07-11

| Madagascar edge DR Congo on penalties to keep dream run alive Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar kept their remarkable run going with a penalty shootout victory over the DR Congo to secure a place in the quarter-finals....
21:45, 2019-07-07

Tennis Toughens Penalties for Weak First-Round Performances Two players have lost all their prize money from Grand Slam tournaments to cover fines for failing to “perform to a professional standard” in first-round matches....
01:15, 2019-07-12

Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
05:00, 2019-07-13

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated currency....
05:00, 2019-05-24

London drivers issued with 1.4m traffic penalties in one year News 3 Jul, 2019 Authorities in London issued 1,439,942 moving traffic penalties in 2017-18 – a 30 per cent increase on the previous financial year...
00:30, 2019-07-04

Has any World Cup had more goals from penalties than France 2019? | The Knowledge Plus: Ronaldo’s same-city derby feat, armband-swapping club and country captains (part two) and ball-popping captains. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Is the Women’s World Cup the most penalty-ish tournament ever?” asks Thomas Levine. “Either in terms of percentage of goals? Or percentage of goals...
17:30, 2019-07-03

Trump Administration Freezing Fuel Efficiency Penalties In The US The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel......
11:15, 2019-07-14

England claims 3rd place in Nations League after penalties GUIMARAES, Portugal (AP) — England beat Switzerland 6-5 in a sudden death penalty shootout Sunday to claim the consolation prize of third place in UEFA’s inaugural Nations League competition. With the game still goalless after extra time, England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford saved a penalty by J...
20:15, 2019-06-09

Brawn: F1 should explain penalties better after Vettel Canada episode Formula 1 should work to find ways to better explain penalty decisions in the wake of the Sebastian Vettel's controversial demotion in the Canadian Grand Prix, says Ross Brawn...
16:30, 2019-06-11

| Senegal star Mane reveals 'absolute dream' as Tunisia loom Senegal star Sadio Mane says helping Liverpool win the Champions League was special, but his "absolute dream" is parading the Africa Cup of Nations trophy through the streets of Dakar....
11:15, 2019-07-13

Stocks rise on firm rate-cut expectations though trade worries loom A broad index of stocks around the world edged higher on Thursday as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest-rate cut, though concerns about global trade tensions capped gains....
18:45, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-Costco looking at alternative sourcing, price hikes as tariffs loom Costco Wholesale Corp on Thursday reported quarterly profit and revenue that beat Wall Street estimates and said it would tackle the proposed round of tariffs on Chinese imports by sourcing goods from other countries and possible price increases....
01:45, 2019-05-31

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as trade tensions loom....
19:45, 2019-05-25

Fed Officials Make the Case for Cutting Interest Rates as Risks Loom The presidents of the St. Louis and Minneapolis branches of the Federal Reserve want rates cut now, and even the central bank’s vice chair says uncertainty is growing....
22:15, 2019-06-21

Mexico remains hopeful it can reach a migration deal with U.S. as tariffs loom Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday....
14:45, 2019-06-03

As meetings begin and U.S. tariffs loom, Mexico hopes for migration deal Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as high-level talks were set to begin in Washington....
17:15, 2019-06-03

Volkswagen CEO meets top U.S. trade official as Mexico tariffs loom: sources Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Herbert Diess met on Monday with the top U.S. trade official, a week before new tariffs are set to hit imported Mexican vehicles, two people briefed on the matter said....
02:15, 2019-06-04

Australian interest rates head for 1% as emergency measures loom for economy RBA governor drops strong hint of fresh cuts to 1.25% cash rate while experts say US-style quantitative easing is on the cardsInterest rates are heading for unprecedented lows below 1% and the Reserve Bank could even be forced into extraordinary measures such as money printing to stimulate the strug...
20:00, 2019-06-21

As Maharashtra Polls Loom, Sena Calls For Rotation Of Chief Ministership Having managed to squeeze a 50-50 seat-sharing deal out of the BJP in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, the Shiv Sena now seems set to drive an equally hard bargain for the upcoming battle for......
02:30, 2019-06-12

Trump Criticizes Departing U.K. Leader May President Trump took a swipe at departing U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of Brexit, while declaring the U.S. would “no longer deal with” the British ambassador, who was critical of Mr. Trump....
01:00, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 2-Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
06:30, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 3-Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
16:00, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 1-Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
05:00, 2019-07-13

| Chile beat Colombia on penalties to reach Copa semis Champions Chile maintained their hopes of a third straight Copa America victory after beating Colombia on penalties on Friday to reach the semi-finals....
08:00, 2019-06-29

Peru tops Uruguay on penalties in Copa América quarterfinals SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Peru beat Uruguay 5-4 on penalties on Saturday to advance to the Copa América semifinals. Goalkeeper Pedro Gallese blocked striker Luis Suárez in Uruguay’s first shot from the spot and decided the match for the Peruvians. Peru’s next opponent will be defending cha...
03:45, 2019-06-30

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doctors to overprescribe a fentanyl spray....
18:30, 2019-06-10

France seeks to save IS jihadis from death penalties in Iraq France's foreign minister says his government is working to spare four French former members of the Islamic State group from execution after Iraq sentenced them to death....
13:30, 2019-05-28

Jordan Pickford saves the day as England beat Switzerland on penalties This was a game too far, long before it drifted apologetically into extra time, or culminated in a penalty shootout relatively devoid of tension in the Portuguese sun. It was a fixture which had felt more like a prolonged appeal for the season finally to finish but, in the end, it was claimed by Eng...
20:15, 2019-06-09

De Blasio calls for stiffer penalties against speeding in school zones Mayor de Blasio proposed Friday that the state Legislature pass a new law to stiffen fines — and even yank the licenses — of reckless lead-foot motorists repeatedly nabbed speeding through school zones. The mayor made the pitch after applauding a new law approved by Gov. Cuomo and lawmak...
04:01, 2019-05-25

Penalties see lacklustre Norway beat Korea to seal last 16 spot "Two penalties were enough to book Norway\u0027s ticket to the last 16 at the women\u0027s World Cup after an uninspiring 2-1 win against a feisty South Korea team that restored some pride after losing their first two games."...
01:30, 2019-06-18

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration....
05:30, 2019-05-25

Hope Solo's comments loom large before US kicks off Women's World Cup matches While the U.S. women’s national team is just hours away from playing Thailand in its first Women’s World Cup game, the most talked about player might not even be on the team....
14:30, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 2-Codelco reports drop in copper output as labor talks loom Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, reported an 18% year-on-year drop in its first-quarter copper output on Thursday, as unions at its Chuquicamata mine announced they would hold talks with the company in hopes of averting a strike....
01:45, 2019-05-31

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. Hours before he touched down in the U.K. for a three-day state visit, President Trump courted controversy and reopened a long-running feud with London’s mayor by calling him a “stone-cold loser.”...
17:30, 2019-06-03

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
00:30, 2019-05-22

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contracts — which would enable New Yorkers for the first time to pay a woman in the state to carry their baby to term through in-vitro fertilization. I...
03:15, 2019-05-30

'It sucks to go out on penalties': Matildas rally round Sam Kerr after shootout miss Captain misses spot kick as Australia crash out to NorwayNorway 1-1 Australia (4-1 on pens): player ratingsMatildas skipper Sam Kerr has vowed to come back stronger after her penalty shocker in Australia’s World Cup loss to Norway. With the scores level at 1-1 after extra time, Kerr stepped up for A...
03:00, 2019-06-23

England’s Fran Kirby fears VAR handball law offers cynical way to win penalties • England profit from ‘unnatural position’ rule in Scotland win• Kirby says players could be tempted to aim at defenders’ armsEngland’s Fran Kirby fears cynical players and managers will be tempted to exploit the new handball rules to win penalties. Related: David Squires on … the Women's World Cup ...
12:45, 2019-06-12

Algeria beat Ivory Coast on penalties to reach the AFCON semis "Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final - Suez Stadium – Ivory Coast 1 (J. Kodjia 62\u0027) Algeria 1 (S. Feghouli 20\u0027) Algeria win 4-3 on penalties"...
22:30, 2019-07-11

US issues final rules halting increase of fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration isn't deterred by legal attempts to preserve a once-planned increase in fuel efficiency penalties. The NHTSA has issued final rules freezing the fine at $5.50 for every tenth of a mile per gallon a new vehicle consumes above......
00:30, 2019-07-14

Leclerc, Perez, Hulkenberg escape Monaco GP weight check penalties Charles Leclerc, Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg have all escaped further action after missing weight checks during qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix...
02:00, 2019-05-26

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
02:15, 2019-06-15

The Latest: Dubai newspaper criticizes Iran's top diplomat The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:30 a.m....
13:30, 2019-05-28

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don't appear to be a priority for his administration....
01:30, 2019-06-04

Azarenka criticizes gender 'inequality' in tournament schedules Former world number one Victoria Azarenka said there is "big inequality" in the scheduling of men's and women's matches at tournaments, describing this year's French Open as unacceptable....
00:15, 2019-07-06

Germany’s Merkel criticizes Trump comments on congresswomen German Chancellor Angela Merkel is criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments about Democratic lawmakers of color, saying they run counter to what she considers “the strength of America.”...
13:15, 2019-07-19

Yemen’s president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s president has sent a letter to the U.N. chief criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly siding with the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels. President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s letter to António Guterres was released late Thursday. In the letter...
13:45, 2019-05-24

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet highlighted "patterns of violations of all human rights" at the hands of the Venezuelan state....
05:30, 2019-07-13

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING — Beijing on Friday criticized “negative content” about China in legislation before the US Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by disputes over trade and technology. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the draft National Defense Authorization...
16:45, 2019-06-28

The Latest: Dubai newspaper criticizes Iran’s top diplomat DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A Dubai-based, government-aligned newspaper has published a rare front-page editorial criticizing Ira...
10:45, 2019-05-28

Of Course Harvey Weinstein's New Lawyer Is a Woman Who Criticizes MeToo Harvey Weinstein’s much-delayed sexual assault trial is expected to begin jury selection in September, and in anticipation, he’s rearranged his legal team for the third time.  Perhaps inevitably, his lawyers now include defense attorney Donna Rotunno, who’s best known for representing men accused of...
21:30, 2019-07-12

Putin says liberalism is ‘eating itself,’ criticizes migrant influx OSAKA, Japan — Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism at the Group of 20 summit in Japan, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests. Speaking after the summit in Osaka concluded on Saturday, Putin charged that Donald...
22:15, 2019-06-30

Trump: Latest Mexico tariffs will bring jobs back to US, fight drug smuggling, remedy trade deficit Trump has identified several unrelated issues that he claims will benefit from the latest round of tariffs he has threatened to impose on Mexican imports. But they could also muddy the White House's argument for why urgent action is needed....
20:00, 2019-05-31

Sara Netanyahu pleads guilty in illegal meals case as corruption probes loom over husband Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, agreed to a plea deal on Wednesday morning in a case concerning illegally ordered meals at the Prime Minister's residence, according to a statement released by Israel's Justice Ministry....
04:45, 2019-06-13

Dems halt effort to secure pay increase for lawmakers, as contempt votes, funding drama loom House Democrats on Monday evening abruptly halted an effort to increase congressional pay for the first time since 2009, saying the proposal would be reviewed carefully after several freshman Democrats made overt efforts to block it....
05:30, 2019-06-11

Nancy Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos Ms. Pelosi said the company’s decision to leave up manipulated videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to Russian manipulation of the 2016 election....
23:30, 2019-05-29

Iran supreme leader criticizes president amid US tensions As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader says the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers...
21:30, 2019-05-22

China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong Kong China on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warned of consequences if China neglected commitments made when it took back Hong Kong in 1997....
16:30, 2019-07-03

The Latest: Union official criticizes social media probe PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Philadelphia police officers’ social media posts (all times local): 10:40 p.m. A Philadelphia police union official says Police Commissioner Richard Ross’ comments about expecting officers to be fired over social media posts are “premature and irre...
05:45, 2019-06-20

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar initiative....
02:45, 2019-06-08

The Latest: Women’s tour criticizes French Open scheduling PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 11:20 a.m. The women’s semifinals are starting at Roland Garros on an unusual day and at unusual courts — and the placement of the matches away from the main stadium has been criticized by the head of the women’s tennis to...
11:45, 2019-06-07

Putin stands by China, criticizes U.S., in trade, Huawei disputes Aggressive U.S. tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, in a show of solidarity with China alongside its leader Xi Jinping....
06:45, 2019-06-08

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump endorsed in a directive early in his tenure and......
04:00, 2019-06-08

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
03:30, 2019-06-14

Turkey has until next month to cancel a multibillion-dollar Russian arms deal or face US penalties Turkey must cancel a multibillion-dollar deal with Russia and buy the U.S.-made Patriot missile system or face removal from Lockheed Martin's F-35 program, forfeiture of 100 promised F-35 jets and imposition of U.S. sanctions....
22:00, 2019-05-21

Mexico deploys military to curb migration, reportedly offers major concessions as Trump tariffs loom With just days to go until the Trump administration is set to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico unless the country halts the unprecedented flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border, numerous signs that Mexico would capitulate emerged Thursday -- but it remained unclear Friday morning wh...
16:30, 2019-06-07

'They're well-cared for': Pence criticizes Democrats on visit to crowded migrant facility The vice-president and eight Republican lawmakers toured two detention facilities in Texas FridayA visit by the US vice-president, Mike Pence, to migrant detention stations along the country’s southern border highlighted the sharp disconnect between Democrats and Republicans on immigration – and the...
09:15, 2019-07-13

Doug Collins criticizes Democrats for flip-flopping on Russia threat House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins mocked Congressional Democrats on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday, for continuing to breathe life into the Rober Mueller Russia investigation. ...
08:45, 2019-06-12

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
19:45, 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-Moody's flags risks to Mexican economy, criticizes policymaking Unpredictable policymaking by the Mexican government and challenges facing debt-laden state oil firm Pemex are clouding the economic and fiscal outlook for Latin America's no. 2 economy, rating agency Moody's Investors Service said on Monday....
18:01, 2019-06-17

Ilhan Omar criticizes Trump for using legal term on immigration: 'No one is an 'alien'' President Trump was incorrect to call illegal immigrants "aliens," Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said on Tuesday as she called the administration out for dehumanizing immigrants....
01:30, 2019-06-19

Ta-Nehisi Coates criticizes Mitch McConnell for dismissing reparations – live After the Senate majority leader dismissed the idea of reparations, Coates testified before Congress about ‘campaign of terror’ against black AmericansSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.52pm BST 5.36pm BST Hope Hicks is refusing to answer questions related to her time in the Wh...
19:15, 2019-06-19

Codelco chief criticizes low productivity, regulatory hurdles in Chile -newspaper The head of state-run miner Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, said Chile's mining industry was increasingly held back by new environmental regulations and the low productivity of Chilean workers, local daily La Tercera reported on Monday....
03:15, 2019-05-28

Trump criticizes ‘Sleepy Joe’ Biden, ‘Crazy Bernie’ Sanders after second debate President Trump took a break at the G20 summit in Japan on Friday to blast Democratic front-runners “Sleepy Joe” Biden and “Crazy Bernie” Sanders for their performances in the second of two presidential debates. “I am in Japan at the G-20, representing our Country well, but I heard it was not a good...
16:45, 2019-06-28

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
03:30, 2019-06-13

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticizes Trump for 'go back' remark German Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing alongside a group female congressional Democrats that President Trump criticized over the weekend, saying that the remarks he made were unbecoming of “the strength of America.” ...
19:30, 2019-07-19

In Iowa Donald Trump talks energy, Joe Biden criticizes tariffs President Donald Trump and 2020 Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on opposite ends of Iowa on Tuesday, both making tariffs a focus of their remarks....
05:45, 2019-06-12

Italy’s Salvini calls for ‘tough response’ to UN after it criticizes migrant policy Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini is calling for a “tough response” to the United Nations, and hinting that Italy may reassess its contributions after the body after it criticized Italy’s policies toward migrants from Africa....
02:30, 2019-05-30

Warren criticizes Trump's 'dart throwing' Mexico tariff decision Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on Mexico as "random dart throwing" that lacks a coherent strategy....
23:30, 2019-06-05

Theresa May offers Brexit advice to successor, criticizes populism in farewell speech With only a few days left in power, the 62-year-old May railed against the coarsening of politics in what her audience took to be words aimed at Britain's probable next leader Boris Johnson or U.S. President Donald Trump....
01:30, 2019-07-18

A Former Vanity Fair Writer Criticizes the Handling of Her 2003 Profile of Jeffrey Epstein The arrest of the financier reopened old wounds in the world of magazine journalism, with the writer Vicky Ward accusing the editor Graydon Carter of having toned down an article....
02:15, 2019-07-10

Bernie Sanders awkwardly criticizes Washington Post event he was speaking at due to financial sponsorship Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., provoked some laughter when he appeared on Tuesday at a major outlet's event focused on interviewing the 2020 candidate on his vision for America....
21:45, 2019-07-16

Trump renews attack on Ilhan Omar and criticizes 'crazed' media – live updates President says media overplayed the crowd’s chanting ‘send her back’ at his rally despite his daughter urging him to repudiate the racist chant Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.41pm BST The New York Times’s Julie Davis made this excellent point about Trump’s morning tweets:So ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

New York Rangers' Artemi Panarin criticizes Vladimir Putin in interview on YouTube New York Rangers star Artemi Panarin advocates for term limits that would make it "impossible to return to power" as Vladimir Putin did.       ...
02:00, 2019-07-19

Losing the base? MSNBC guest criticizes Biden for embarrassing public gaffes over many years MSNBC contributor Noah Rothman claimed Joe Biden has been embarrassingly misspeaking in public for years and said voters shouldn't be shocked by his gaffes out on the campaign trail. ...
00:45, 2019-07-03

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in carrying out the agreement with world powers....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Scheer criticizes Trudeau for adding anti-Conservative union to media bailout panel Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the Liberals' decision to name Unifor to a panel that will decide which media outlets receive government funding is the latest example of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "stacking the deck" in his favour to get re-elected in October....
10:45, 2019-05-27

Donald Trump criticizes Megan Rapinoe after US soccer captain's White House jibe President Donald Trump has warned Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect" the United States flag. The US captain has said ahead of the US's quarterfinal against France that she stands by almost every word of the statement....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation and that playing in Japan is a necessity, where he hopes to re-establishing his value.        ...
19:15, 2019-05-23

Amal Clooney Criticizes World Leaders for ‘Collective Shrug’ Over Killing of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi (LONDON) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with “a collective shrug” over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. Clooney, the British government’s envoy on media freedom, said at a confere...
22:30, 2019-07-10

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-founder’s well-being, accusing “a group of democratic States” of “ganging up” on the prisoner to “isolate, demonize and abuse” him and warned against extra...
20:15, 2019-05-31

Joe Biden criticizes Kim Jong Un; North Korea calls Biden 'an imbecile' North Korean state media slammed former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un, calling the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful "bereft of elementary quality as a human being."...
23:15, 2019-05-22

Roger Federer criticizes age rule that limits Cori 'Coco' Gauff Roger Federer is not a fan of the age rule that limits female tennis players from playing in a cornucopia of major events.       ...
20:00, 2019-07-09

Pirates broadcaster criticizes Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for 'all the jewelry' after hit by pitch Longtime Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass tacitly criticized Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for wearing jewelry Tuesday after a hit by pitch.        ...
14:15, 2019-06-05

|WATCH:5thingsJohnnyCleggsaidinhisfinalinterviewwithChannel24 In the year before his death, Channel24 interviewed Johnny Clegg and learnt about his autobiography, what kept his spirits up and what he thought of the world....
12:45, 2019-07-17

Over 3.5 billion people are on social media; Facebook still biggest with teens; Esports on the rise The new Global Digital Statshot report from Hootsuite and We Are Social is packed with all the latest data you need to understand how people are using the internet in July 2019. You’ll find the complete report in the SlideShare embed below, but read on for my summary of this quarter’s es...
13:30, 2019-07-17

Chinese vertical dramas made for phone viewing show the future of mobile video Mobile video is a big deal, but you don’t need me to tell you that. Big Tech has been fast-moving into the mobile video space for a few years now, and recently a slew of mobile-specific content has arrived. Instagram launched IGTV in 2018, and is pushing creators to explore what’s possible for mobil...
13:30, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-Bank of America profit beats as healthy economy fuels loan growth Bank of America Corp beat estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the United States' second-largest lender's loan book benefited from a healthy domestic economy....
13:45, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 2-U.S. FDA says Indian drugmaker was shredding, dumping key documents A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigator discovered that India's Strides Pharma Science Ltd, which exports to the U.S. market, was shredding drug production, quality and laboratory documents and dumping others in a scrap yard....
13:45, 2019-07-17

Happy World Emoji Day! These are the top 10 icons used this year on Facemoji Fun Fact: July 17 was designated World Emoji Day because that is the date shown on the calendar emoji for Apple and Google users.       ...
13:45, 2019-07-17

Mark Esper headed for quick confirmation after acing largely bipartisan Senate hearing ON THE GLIDE SLOPE: Mark Esper, President Trump’s fallback nominee to head the Defense Department, did everything he needed to do yesterday to win quick and easy confirmation. With one notable exception (more on that below), he cruised effortlessly through his 2 hour, 45 minute hearing before the Ar...
14:15, 2019-07-17

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Sichuan province China's agriculture ministry on Wednesday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Sichuan province in the southwest of the country....
14:15, 2019-07-17

'Wizard' cybersecurity expert charged with record hack of Bulgarian tax agency A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers' personal and financial data, officials said on Wednesday....
14:15, 2019-07-17

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
14:30, 2019-07-17

Apollo moon rocks shed new light on Earth's volcanoes Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, scientists believe rock samples collected by Apollo astronauts could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth more accurately....
14:45, 2019-07-17

Here's the real reason Trump is attacking 'the squad': he's scared | Joshua Leifer The four congresswomen who came under attack by Trump are popular – as are their policies. That’s why he is terrified of themDonald Trump is scared. Though it has always been hard to ascertain what he knows and does not know, it appears he knows he is unpopular; he fired three of his five internal p...
14:45, 2019-07-17

Planned Parenthood president Leana Wen forced out by board Wen tweeted that the board ‘ended my employment at a secret meeting’, after she had been in the job for only eight monthsThe president of Planned Parenthood has been forced out of her position after only eight months on the job.Dr Leana Wen said in a statement she was forced out after “philosophical...
14:45, 2019-07-17

House orders Pentagon to review if it exposed Americans to weaponised ticks A New Jersey lawmaker suggests the government turned insects into bioweapons to spread disease and possibly released themThe US House of Representatives has called for an investigation into whether the spread of Lyme disease had its roots in a Pentagon experiment in weaponising ticks.The House appro...
14:45, 2019-07-17

Trump defense secretary nominee says US not seeking war with Iran Confirmation of Mark Esper appeared almost certain at Senate hearing where he received significant Democratic supportDonald Trump’s nominee to become the first permanent US defence secretary in more than six months, has said that the US is not seeking war with Iran and needed to “get back on the dip...
14:45, 2019-07-17

Police in Brazil shut down factory making fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis Father and son accused of offering the cars on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 – a fraction of the price of the real thingPolice in Brazil say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis.A father and son who owned the workshop in the southern st...
14:45, 2019-07-17

Beloved Yosemite landmarks' original names restored after trademark dispute Visitors were unhappy when a changeover in services prompted the national park to change the names of hotels and attractionsSome of Yosemite’s most well-known and beloved attractions will get their original names back, following a settlement in an intellectual property dispute that briefly changed t...
14:45, 2019-07-17

Three charged over murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia Three men have been formally charged over the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, whose reporting exposed corruption within political circles in Malta, police confirmed to CNN....
14:45, 2019-07-17

Tottenham confirm pre-season tour squad with Christian Eriksen in but Danny Rose left behind to find new club Tottenham have confirmed their squad for their pre-season International Champions Cup matches, with wantaway star Christian Eriksen included by Danny Rose left behind....
14:45, 2019-07-17

Kulbhushan Jadhav Order To Be In India's Favour: Sarabjit Singh's Sister Dalbir Kaur, the sister of Sarabjit Singh who was sentenced to death in Pakistan over terrorism charges, said that she "fully believed that the International Court of Justice's verdict in Kulbhushan......
15:01, 2019-07-17

How OnePlus uses robotic hands, mannequin heads, and a tiny carnival ride to test its phone cameras As tech writers, we get to play with a lot of phones. But, it’s not often that we get to peek behind the curtain to see how engineers are working on the product. That’s why I was pretty excited when OnePlus invited us to visit its camera lab in Taiwan. This testing lab, which is the center of OnePlu...
15:15, 2019-07-17

Eagle Scout rolls expected to drop after Mormon church ends partnership The number of Eagle Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America is expected to fall dramatically when the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ends its 105-year partnership with the organization in January....
15:15, 2019-07-17

22 MS-13 members charged with killing seven people, racketeering A total of 22 MS-13 gang members and associates were indicted on federal charges of racketeering and murder for participating in a series of killings....
15:15, 2019-07-17

Virginia woman contracts flesh-eating infection, has emergency surgery after 10 minutes swimming at local beach A Virginia woman who contracted a flesh-eating staph infection that spread through her leg after just 10 minutes in the water had to have emergency surgery days later, according to reports....
15:15, 2019-07-17

The Morning After: Elon Musk's plan to plug a computer into your brain Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Feel the need to work on your body? We have some expert advice on training gear that can help, with input from elite athletes who don't have time to waste. Of course, all that effort could be for naught once our......
15:15, 2019-07-17

Druglord ''El Chapo'' Awaits Life Imprisonment Sentence By US Judge After a run as one of the world's most powerful and notorious criminals, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is expected to be sentenced to life in prison when he appears in a New York courtroom on Wednesday....
15:30, 2019-07-17

France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathered north of Paris on Wednesday for a meeting focused on reining in the powers of big tech giants....
15:45, 2019-07-17

German finance minister: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday as he met with counterparts from G7 countries....
15:45, 2019-07-17

Why Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell Are Still "Mourning" the End of Game of Thrones Eight years ago, Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell bent the knee to Game of Thrones. And now, they can't seem to move on. Since the HBO hit's series finale in May, the superfans have......
16:00, 2019-07-17

Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt and West Ham agree a deal for Haller Sebastien Haller has made his record move to the Premier League side a day after a deal was agreed with Eintracht Frankfurt. Keep up with all of the Bundesliga moves right here!...
16:00, 2019-07-17

EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over use of merchant data The investigation is probing whether the e-commerce giant is using merchant data to gain a competitive advantage. The move came hours after Germany said it was dropping a seven-month antitrust probe into Amazon....
16:00, 2019-07-17

Nintendo Announces New Joy-Con Colors, Which Look Pretty Damn Nice This morning, in addition to a new Switch with longer battery life, Nintendo announced some fresh new Joy-Cons. As a plebeian stuck with drab grey controllers, these neon wonder-cons have literally brightened my day....
16:00, 2019-07-17

Playing As Luigi In Super Mario Maker 2 Probably Won't Help You Complete Levels Faster Last week, after a few individual level records were broken in Super Mario Maker 2 using Luigi, a question began to form: Was Mario’s lanky brother somehow faster? Was playing as the Big L essential for getting records? After some investigating, there’s now an answer: probably not....
16:00, 2019-07-17

Here's where you can have 4-day work week. Is this the next big thing? A growing number of businesses are adopting a four-day workweek to reduce burnout and bolster recruitment in a tight labor market.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-17

Notorious drug lord Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán sentenced to life in prison Notorious drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera was formally sentenced Wednesday to life in prison on drug trafficking charges.        ...
16:30, 2019-07-17

Police officer sent to rehab for doing scratch-off lottery tickets on duty, lawsuit claims Officer's lawsuit claims he was subjected to a hostile work environment at Wayne Police Department, causing undue emotional distress and humiliation.        ...
16:30, 2019-07-17

An Iowa agency director emailed Tupac lyrics to 4,300 employees. He was asked to resign Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding the late rapper Tupac Shakur.        ...
16:30, 2019-07-17

South Carolina Republican Sanford mulls 2020 bid Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford floated the possibility that he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. He says he wants to call attention to government debt and spending. (July 17)        ...
16:30, 2019-07-17

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: How stashable are Luis Robert and Bo Bichette? Some season-long prospect stashes have taken themselves out of the running since last check. Scott White considers who should replace them in his Five on the Verge....
17:00, 2019-07-17

|Howmovingtoacheaperneighbourhoodhelpedmepayoffmydebtin2years-investmentexpert Most consumers are not only failing to save any money at all, but are continuing to live beyond their means and falling into debt, explains an investment associate at Cannon Asset Managers....
17:00, 2019-07-17

|Fordannounces1200newjobsatPretoriaassemblyplant The automaker says it will be adding 1 200 jobs to its Silverton plant in order to meet growing international and local demand for the New Ranger, Ranger Raptor and Everest....
17:00, 2019-07-17

Congolese cross-border trader's Ebola death fuels Uganda outbreak fears A Congolese woman who died of Ebola this month vomited four times in a Ugandan market after crossing the border days earlier to sell fish, the WHO said, fuelling fears that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo....
17:15, 2019-07-17

El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, was sentenced on Wednesday by a U.S. judge to life in prison, plus 30 years....
17:15, 2019-07-17

Watch Stephen Colbert make it through "This Year" with The Mountain Goats Any morbid Mountain Goats fan (and there are a lot of us) will tell you there’s no greater pleasure than to belt out the band’s apocalyptic “No Children”—“I hope you die! I hope we both die!”—at one of their live shows. They’ll also tell you, however, that a nice palate cleanser is “This Year,” a de...
17:30, 2019-07-17

Chinese, Russian cyber watchdogs meet in Moscow A delegation from the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), which oversees national cyber policy, met officials at Russia's state communications watchdog in Moscow on Wednesday, the Russian regulator said....
17:30, 2019-07-17

West Ham break club record with £45m purchase of Sébastien Haller • French striker joins from Eintracht Frankfurt on five-year deal• Haller’s transfer eclipses fee paid for Felipe Anderson last yearWest Ham have announced the signing of Sébastien Haller from Eintracht Frankfurt for a club-record fee that it is understood could rise to €50m (£45m).The 25-year-old s...
17:30, 2019-07-17

Mexico’s El Chapo sentenced to life in prison NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo. (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison. A federal judge in Brooklyn handed down the sentence Wednesday....
18:00, 2019-07-17

Dust Storm Safety TUCSON – We have a good chance for storms this afternoon and evening! The biggest impact will be damaging wind gusts but we could also see heavy rain, hail and blowing dust. This is a friendly reminder of what to do if you’re caught in a dust storm. First and foremost, remember to PULL ...
18:00, 2019-07-17

Missing teen believed to be in danger TUCSON –  Joshua Anderson,16, was last heard from on May 28, 2019. He reached out to a friend expressing he was in danger, in the desert and without water. Heidi Anderson, Joshua’s adoptive mother described him as sweet, intelligent and talented in sports. She described the situation as “a nightmare...
18:00, 2019-07-17

CBP officers seize 50 pounds of meth at Port of Lukeville TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine, and arrested a man who was crossing into Arizona through the Port of Lukeville. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say they searched a Nissan sedan belonging to the 26-year-old Caborca, Sonora resident on Mo...
18:00, 2019-07-17

NYT: 5G health fears stem from inaccurate, debunked claims Next-generation wireless network rollouts have been delayed in some cities by health concerns based entirely upon junk science, according to a new report.Read More...
18:00, 2019-07-17

'Luigi's Mansion 3' is coming out on Halloween You'll be able to help Luigi and his new pal Gooigi tackle hordes of ghosts at the spookiest time of year, because Nintendo has confirmed Luigi's Mansion 3 will arrive on Switch October 31st. In the first incarnation of the series on the hybrid conso......
18:00, 2019-07-17

Carole Radziwill Opens Up About Bethenny Frankel and Why She Left The Real Housewives of New York City The Real Housewives of New York City season 10 featured the demise of the friendship between Bethenny Frankel and Carole Radziwill for all the world to see. But Carole stopped by The Jenny......
18:00, 2019-07-17

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online for the recipients, who could be living in Massachusetts....
18:30, 2019-07-17

These are the new Android emoji you'll be using on your phone later this year We've known that a new slate of emojis are coming to smartphones toward the end of the year, and mere hours after Apple showed its take on them and announced when it'd range them on its phones, Google has done the same.In February, the Unicode Consortium unveiled what the new icons would b...
18:30, 2019-07-17

Need new RAM or SSDs? Better act fast, prices may rise soon Over the last few months we've been enjoying some pretty low prices for the best RAM and SSDs. However, that might be ending soon, as some SSD manufacturers are reportedly discussing price hikes. According to a report from Digitimes, SSD manufacturers are planning to raise prices by 10-15%...
18:30, 2019-07-17

Prime Day extended: the Amazon Echo Dot is on sale for 50% off While Amazon Prime Day is officially over, there are still some hot deals that are available on the tech giant's site. Our favorite Prime Day extended sale is the Echo Dot smart speaker that's on sale for $24.99. That's a 50% discount and only $3 more than the Prime Day all-time low p...
18:30, 2019-07-17

Best hybrid smartwatch 2019: great hidden tech in the watch on your wrist So you want a smartwatch… but you don't want one of those gadgets that looks like a smartphone strapped to your wrist, and which is constantly lighting up and pinging you notifications. You're in luck: a trend over the past couple of years has seen manufacturers making 'hybrid&...
18:30, 2019-07-17

Trump seen surrounded by cheerleaders at a 1992 party with Jeffrey Epstein NBC News aired the video, which it said was shot at the now-president’s Mar-a-Lago Club for a segment on the lifestyle of Trump, who was newly divorced....
18:30, 2019-07-17

Relatives of victims mark 5th anniversary of MH17 downing With songs, speeches and solemn silence, relatives and friends on Wednesday commemorated the 298 passengers and crew killed five years ago when a missile blew Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 out of the sky above eastern Ukraine...
18:30, 2019-07-17

Google says controversial Chinese search app Dragonfly has been 'terminated' amid GOP senator's grilling Under withering questions from GOP Sen. Josh Hawley, a top Google executive said the company has "terminated" its censored Chinese search engine project known as Dragonfly....
18:30, 2019-07-17

How Dogfish Head's Sam Calagione became Delaware's king of beer He was green and had almost no money when he founded Dogfish 25 years ago. Now he's an industry leader fresh off a $300M merger. This is how Sam Calagione got here.       ...
18:45, 2019-07-17

West Ham make striker Haller their record signing "West Ham United have signed French striker Sebastien Haller from Bundesliga team Eintracht Frankfurt for an undisclosed club record fee, the Premier League club said on Wednesday."...
18:45, 2019-07-17

Russia denies visas to teachers at Anglo-American school Staff say decision is ‘blowback’ as a result of worsening relations with USRussia has denied visas to teachers of the Anglo-American school in Moscow, in a move described by one teacher as “blowback” over worsening US-Russian relations.The US ambassador, Jon Huntsman, called the decision to deny vis...
19:00, 2019-07-17

The new rules of holiday eating: ditch TripAdvisor, embrace disaster, and make a plan for when you're 'hangry' Dining out while away can lead to meltdowns. From setting a budget to finding a place to eat, here’s how to make the most of your mealtimes away from homeEating out on holiday is considered a treat. And on one level, it is. You have enough cash to blow on a plate of pasta puttanesca that tastes the ...
19:00, 2019-07-17

Student who drove at cyclists and police at Parliament guilty of attempted murder An asylum seeker who rammed his car into cyclists outside Parliament before trying to run down police guards in a determined attempt to "kill and maim" as many people as possible is facing years in prison today....
19:00, 2019-07-17

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated....
19:00, 2019-07-17

SeaWorld hits back at Branson as Virgin stops selling park tickets SeaWorld has hit out at Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson for "succumbing to pressure from animal activists" after he announced his travel firm would no longer sell tickets to the theme parks....
19:00, 2019-07-17

How to shop with Alexa and get early access to deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping on Amazon....
19:15, 2019-07-17

Sudanese military, protesters sign power-sharing document Sudan’s protesters and the ruling military council have signed the first of two documents outlining a power-sharing deal, but they remain divided on a number of key issues...
19:30, 2019-07-17

Mirror-owner reaches for the i's publisher The owner of the Daily Mirror and Daily Express has waded into the auction of the i and hundreds of regional titles in an effort to create a British newspaper powerhouse....
19:45, 2019-07-17

How the Area 51 Raid Meme Became the Biggest Joke in the Galaxy People organize events on Facebook all the time. But rarely do 1.5 million RSVP to attend. Yet that’s what happened when three pseudonymous users created an event to “storm Area 51,” the secretive military base in southern Nevada that has long been associated in the pop culture ima...
19:45, 2019-07-17

California Democrat says Facebook's currency may do more to endanger America than 9/11 Facebook's head of Calibra David Marcus is grilled during a House Financial Services Committee hearing over the company's digital currency plans....
19:45, 2019-07-17

Consumers Lift Profit at Bank of America U.S. consumers propelled Bank of America’s profit in the latest quarter, though the bank warned it could take a hit from any Federal Reserve rate cuts....
20:00, 2019-07-17

‘Game of Thrones’ star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau defends show’s final season "You don't get this many actors nominated with bad writing," said the Danish star, who portrayed Jaime Lannister in the series. "It just does not happen."...
20:00, 2019-07-17

Paint makers reach $305 million settlement in California, ending marathon lead poisoning lawsuit After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to mitigate poisoning dangers still present in old housing....
20:01, 2019-07-17

China's Didi Seeks to Raise Up to $2 Billion Amid Uber Revival Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology is looking to raise fresh funds in the hope that investor enthusiasm in the sector has recovered after initial public offerings of Uber and Lyft....
20:01, 2019-07-17

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues over whether to take steps toward impeaching Republican President Donald Trump....
20:01, 2019-07-17

Up to 19,000 could be without family planning care after HHS rule changes KPNX- Planned Parenthood, the largest provider of Title X care in the state, says it will not stay in the program after rule changes which are scheduled to go into effect. A rule change by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services meant to prevent clinics from discussing or referring ou...
20:15, 2019-07-17

British Open 2019: Round 1 tee times, pairings, how to watch Round 1 of the 148th British Open tees off Thursday morning. Here's everything you need to catch Woods, Mickelson and more on TV and streaming online.       ...
20:15, 2019-07-17

Alabama's Nick Saban uses SEC Media Days to critique NCAA transfer portal, 'liberal' waivers Alabama's Nick Saban suggests a rule requiring all transferring student-athletes to sit out a season in-residence as a 'consequence' for going back on their commitment to their original team.       ...
20:15, 2019-07-17

Monster who left baby girl needing surgery after ‘severe’ sex attack jailed The High Court in Glasgow heard how Alan Kusz, 43, tried to blame the infant's mother for the injuries, which a doctor disturbingly described as the “most severe” he had ever seen....
20:30, 2019-07-17

Cambodian officials are sending plastic trash back to US, Canada Cambodian officials want the US and Canada to leave their trash at home — and they are sending a whopping 1,600 tons of plastic waste back to where it came from, according to a new report. Eighty-three shipping containers full of trash were discovered Tuesday at Sihanoukville, Cambodia’s main ...
20:30, 2019-07-17

Notre Dame Cathedral fire went undetected for 30 minutes because of mistakes: report The Notre Dame Cathedral blaze was allowed to burn undetected for 30 minutes because of critical mistakes made by church employees — with firefighters risking their lives to save the historic building, a new report claims. A fire alert on the night of the April 15 blaze was dismissed as a fals...
20:30, 2019-07-17

Most Americans think Trump’s ‘racist’ tweets are ‘un-American’: poll A majority — 59 percent — of Americans believe President Trump’s “‘go back’ to where they came from” comments about a quartet of minority Democrats are “un-American,” but Democrats and Republicans are deeply divided on the issue, a poll released Wednesday sh...
20:30, 2019-07-17

Man Utd starlet Mason Greenwood could start Chelsea opener, admits Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Mason Greenwood can solve Manchester United's problem position on the right wing – and admits the 17-year-old is now in contention to start the season against Chelsea....
20:30, 2019-07-17

Hotels to use QR codes to prove sheets are clean A new service will let guests in China see how clean their sheets are simply by scanning a QR code. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
20:45, 2019-07-17

Comic-Con swings into 50th year with tributes to Stan Lee Comic-Con is a festive event, as an estimated 130,000 attendees descend on San Diego, many of them clad in colorful costumes. But part of this year's 50th edition of the annual gathering will have a somewhat more somber tone, marking the first convention since the death of Marvel patriarch Stan Lee....
20:45, 2019-07-17

Laura Fleiss, wife of Bachelor creator Mike Weiss, is granted restraining order against him Deadline reports that a judge has granted Laura Fleiss, wife of Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss, a domestic violence temporary restraining order against him after she reported several recent incidents. Laura Fleiss, who is 10 weeks pregnant, said that her husband attacked her at the couple’s home in Ha...
20:45, 2019-07-17

Here's your first look at the final season of Mr. Robot Mr. Robot’s third season was excellent, gearing us up for a final season that will find Rami Malek’s Elliott square off against the elite. “The one percent of the one percent revealed themselves,” we wrote in our review of the third season finale, “and now, he’s going to make them pay.” Sounds fun a...
20:45, 2019-07-17

Stand-up comedian Atsuko Okatsuka keeps set going right through an earthquake In times of crisis, we all hope that we would be able to remain calm instead of the more common response of widespread panic. But comedian Atsuko Okatsuka took things to the next level during the recent California earthquake at The Ice House in Pasadena, as a stressful situation (performing stand-up...
20:45, 2019-07-17

|RamaphosaworriedaboutretrenchmentsinSA President Cyril Ramaphosa said that Cabinet was concerned at reports of a go-slow at the ports, particularly in the Eastern Cape where operations nearly ground to a halt....
20:45, 2019-07-17

|Businessmanclaimingtobe'rogueunit'victimlosescourtbid A court has dismissed an application of a businessman who argued, in part, he was the victim of illegal surveillance by the so-called SARS 'rogue' unit....
20:45, 2019-07-17

Go inside a rock quarry in France for the most magical art show Artists' work comes to life in this dreamy audiovisual exhibit. You won’t find a single framed piece on the walls. Instead, nearly every visible surface is painted with moving light.        ...
20:45, 2019-07-17

NRC proposes fewer inspections at U.S. nuclear plants In a bid to save money, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recommended reducing the number of inspections it performs for nearly 100 reactors at 60 nuclear power plants across the United States....
21:00, 2019-07-17

Watch: Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the immigration detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border....
21:00, 2019-07-17

Parasite brings down mosquito numbers in parts of Guangzhou The number of biting Asian tiger mosquitoes, which spread dengue and Chikungunya, has been reduced by more than 80 per cent at two sites in Guangzhou, China...
21:15, 2019-07-17

Chilton fastest for Motorbase on final day of BTCC tyre test Motorbase Performance Ford Focus driver Tom Chilton went fastest on the final day of the British Touring Car Championship's annual two-day Dunlop tyre test at Snetterton...
21:15, 2019-07-17

No survivors expected in Canada float plane crash The search for four missing American passengers from a float plane that crashed in remote northeastern Canada is turning into a recovery mission for bodies, police said on Wednesday....
21:15, 2019-07-17

Five years on, flight MH17 families call for justice Family members of those aboard the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 called on Wednesday for those responsible to be brought to justice, as they marked the fifth anniversary of the tragedy....
21:15, 2019-07-17

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations have struggled to contain the outbreak in the conflict-stricken country....
21:30, 2019-07-17

Breathtaking Simulation Recreates Neil Armstrong’s View of the Apollo 11 Landing Choppy video taken by a camera next to Buzz Aldrin’s window is the only visual record we have of the first Moon landing. Using archival data and new high-res images, a team from NASA has recreated the Apollo 11 landing, showing Neil Armstrong’s perspective for the very first time.Read more......
21:45, 2019-07-17

AI learns to solve a Rubik's Cube in 1.2 seconds Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have created an artificial intelligence system that can solve a Rubik's Cube in an average of 1.2 seconds in about 20 moves. That's two seconds faster than the current human world record of 3.47 sec......
21:45, 2019-07-17

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since January. ...
21:45, 2019-07-17

Feds end probe of hush money that Trump lawyer Cohen directed to Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal Federal Judge William Pauley wrote in a court filing made public Wednesday that materials related to a campaign finance probe of Cohen should be unsealed — and denied a request from the prosecutors to keep certain portions blacked out....
22:15, 2019-07-17

Police called to boy's 'ice cold beer' stand find 'root beer' instead Police in Utah said they received multiple calls about a young boy selling "ice cold beer" at the side of a road, but officers arrived to discover the truth was in the fine print....
22:30, 2019-07-17

'Unfit to be president': House to consider articles of impeachment against Trump The House is expected to consider whether to take up articles of impeachment against President Trump — the first vote on such a measure since Democrats took the majority and since the release of the Mueller report.        ...
22:30, 2019-07-17

Saturn V Rocket illuminates the Washington Monument celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.        ...
22:30, 2019-07-17

Father-son duo accused of making fake Ferraris and 'Shamborghinis' in Brazil Police said the phony Ferraris and Lamborghinis were being offered on social media for $45,000 to $60,000.        ...
22:45, 2019-07-17

Trump kicks Turkey out of F-35 program in historic NATO rupture President Trump is kicking Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over the NATO ally’s insistence on purchasing Russian-made anti-aircraft defenses, the White House announced....
23:00, 2019-07-17

Trump tweet row: BBC's Naga Munchetty praised for sharing 'fury' at 'racist' comments BBC Breakfast host Naga Munchetty has been praised for speaking out against racism, saying that she has also been told to "go back where she's come from"....
23:00, 2019-07-17

CVS Begins Trial for Home-Dialysis Device CVS is making a move into kidney care, launching a clinical trial for a home-dialysis device. The company is working to capitalize on a Trump administration initiative pushing for home procedures....
23:00, 2019-07-17

3 reasons to fear America's $70 trillion debt pile America's debt load is about to hit a record. The combination of cheap money and soaring debt helped fuel the decade-long economic expansion and bull market, but America's gluttony of loans could work against it if its fragile economic balance shifts....
23:00, 2019-07-17

As Trump touts U.S. air quality, EPA data shows some areas worsening The number of unhealthy air days in major cities across the United States has risen sharply over the last two years, even as emissions of key pollutants continue to slip, according to data released by the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday....
23:00, 2019-07-17

Netflix Q2 report points to price hikes for lower than expected growth Netflix just released its financial results for the second quarter of 2019 (PDF), and a number that jumps out is that its service grew by 2.7 million subscribers. That's a problem for shareholders because in its last report, the company predicted it......
23:15, 2019-07-17

Former neighbors describe young Epstein as 'nerdy,' quiet with no signs of predatory behavior The formative years of disgraced multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein apparently were vastly different from his time as a jet-setting financial titan accused of sexually abusing scores of underage women....
23:15, 2019-07-17

19 MS-13 gang members indicted in 'medieval-style' California slayings were in country illegally, officials say Nearly all of the members and associates of an MS-13 gang charged in the “medieval-style” slayings of seven people in California were in the country illegally, according to officials. ...
23:15, 2019-07-17

Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S. compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's largest plane maker to oversee the distribution....
23:45, 2019-07-17

How a PGA Tour caddie shot a ridiculous 202 in US Amateur qualifier Tanking has reached golfing. A PGA Tour caddie got off to a rough start in his qualifier for the U.S. Amateur Championship, so he decided to add weight to his sinking ship and run up his score to a stunning 202 — as in 131-over par. Trey Bilardello, who has an impressive 2.2 handicap, missed......
00:00, 2019-07-18

Ex-Met Frank Viola gets ejected after robot umpire tirade Who said robot umpires would make the game less controversial? Former Mets pitcher Frank Viola didn’t take long to inject some fury into the new era of the Atlantic League, which now has its home plate umpires using an earbud to have Trackman assist them in calling balls and strikes. That didn...
00:00, 2019-07-18

NYPD offers record $111,500 reward to crack Robert Bolden’s cold-case murder The NYPD wants to make sure this cop-killer gets caught – no matter how long it takes. The department is offering a record $111,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the coward who gunned down off-duty Brooklyn cop Robert Bolden at Dunne’s Bar & Grille in January 1971. Officers from Bo...
00:15, 2019-07-18

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up the issue of finance, including examining ways to better align and distribute funds for development at national, as well as global levels....
00:30, 2019-07-18

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday met in the Oval Office with a group of people from 17 countries - including China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran and Myanmar - who the White House said were survivors of religious persecution....
00:30, 2019-07-18

Don't Stop Paying Attention Just Because You're Waiting in Line Sometimes it’s important to remember that even at a modest pace, in a capable vehicle, off-roading can be every bit as dangerous as it looks. This Lexus GX losing power and hurtling backwards down one of Moab’s best-known wheeling spots is an example of just that....
01:00, 2019-07-18

Steering Is Important But So Is Not Mistaking the Throttle for the Brake Hackensack, New Jersey, is built along the Hackensack River, which is hazardous to drive in, except with an amphibious vehicle, which you don’t own. The Mercedes ML is also, it turns out, not an amphibious vehicle....
01:00, 2019-07-18

We Went to the Moon Way Sooner Than We Should Have and That's Amazing On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy made a speech to congress that asked what is likely the most audacious, improbable request ever recorded in the history of politics. That speech asked that Congress commit time, money and considerable resources to putting human beings on the surface of the ...
01:00, 2019-07-18

Caught Up in the College Admissions Scandal: Stanford’s Boathouse A sailing coach pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the cheating and bribery scheme. A rowing coach was fired, but the university won’t say why....
01:00, 2019-07-18

Dolphin ‘mega pod’ off California coast stuns onlookers, video shows A huge pod of dolphins stampeded off the coast of California on Sunday, thrilling onlookers lucky enough to witness the rare sight with their acrobatics....
01:00, 2019-07-18

Apollo 11: Neil Armstrong's gold medal that flew to the Moon sold for more than $2 million A gold medal that flew aboard the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon with Neil Armstrong has sold for $2,055,000 by Dallas-based Heritage Auctions. The 28-mm solid gold Robbins Medal had been part of the Armstrong Family Collection....
01:00, 2019-07-18

Jared Kushner has been meeting with Trump campaign officials to discuss fundraising strategy Kushner and campaign chief Brad Parscale regularly hold strategy sessions on how to improve messaging about Trump's accomplishments to small-dollar donors, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter....
01:00, 2019-07-18

RNC, ripping 'deafening silence' over desecrations, sends 73 American flags to top Dems The Republican National Committee is sending a not-so-subtle message to dozens of Democratic officials -- including presidential candidates and congressional leaders -- in a stated attempt to remind them of how blessed they are to live in the United States....
01:15, 2019-07-18

‘Chapowear’ featuring notorious druglord debuts in Mexico El Chapo may have just been relegated to wearing drab prison duds for life but, back at home, he’s a fashion icon. The exclusive “El Chapo 701” line dropped this week at the Intermoda fashion show in Guadalajara, featuring T-shirts, sweatshirts and flashy blazers inspired by the pint-siz...
01:15, 2019-07-18

Here's why foreign purchases of US homes are declining, according to real estate pro Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" to discuss why foreign buyers for U.S. homes are declining....
01:15, 2019-07-18

A Border Kept Him From His Daughter. Now He’s Here to Say Goodbye. A 13-year-old girl from Honduras waited for her father to join her in the United States. But her father was repeatedly detained at the border. He came too late....
01:30, 2019-07-18

Arizona Cardinals release Desmond Harrison after strangulation, assault charges on a woman Desmond Harrison was released by the Arizona Cardinals after police in Greensboro, North Carolina issued a felony arrest warrant for the offensive lineman.       ...
01:30, 2019-07-18

Yankees-Rays postponed due to rainy forecast Wednesday’s game between the Yankees and Rays at the Stadium in the Bronx was postponed due to a rainy forecast. The game will instead be played as part of a single-admission double-header on Thursday, with the make-up game starting at 3 p.m....
01:30, 2019-07-18

Congress Is One Step Closer to Sticking It to Robocallers A comprehensive robocall-fighting piece of legislation—that would help stop the robocall scourge and prevent American consumers from paying for blocking tools—is finally slated for a U.S. House of Representatives voteRead more......
01:30, 2019-07-18

iOS and iPadOS 13 beta 4 signals death of 3D Touch, rise of Context Menu Pressure-sensitive screens once were iPhone selling points, but their key benefit -- Context Menus -- ha been fine-tuned into good enough replacements.Read More...
02:00, 2019-07-18

Google’s Parrotron is an AI tool for people with speech impediments Google's Parrotron is an AI tool that makes disfluent speech from people with impediments more intelligible to both people and automatic speech recognizers.Read More...
02:00, 2019-07-18

Half of all harm caused by medical care is preventable About half of all the harm caused by medical care is preventable, according to a review of 70 studies involving more than 330,000 patients around the world...
02:45, 2019-07-18

KLM apologizes over since-deleted post about airplane fatalities Twitter users were quick to question why KLM would make light of airplane fatalities and to ask for the tweet to be deleted.       ...
02:45, 2019-07-18

Trump says he is ‘enjoying’ ongoing fight from Twitter attack on congresswomen “I’m not relishing in the fight, I’m enjoying it because I have to get the word out to the American people," he said. "And you have to enjoy what you do."...
03:15, 2019-07-18

Celebrating National Hot Dog Day by examining the biggest hot-doggers in sports With National Hot Dog Day taking place Tuesday, USA TODAY Sports takes a look at some of the biggest hot-doggers across all sports.       ...
03:15, 2019-07-18

Saskatchewan cabin owners advised how to help prevent wildfires from spreading Parks Canada said simple things like removing yard waste and trimming vegetation around homes are vital in stopping the spread of wildfires this season....
03:30, 2019-07-18

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
03:45, 2019-07-18

Brooks Koepka snubbed Tiger Woods who asked about practice round before the Open Championship Tiger Woods told reporters Tuesday he had reached out to Brooks Koepka to congratulate him on his second-place finish at the U.S. Open and to see if he wanted to have a practice round before the Open Championship....
03:45, 2019-07-18

Keep Ya Head Up: Iowa Official and Tupac Superfan Forced to Resign After Sending Mass Email Quoting the Rapper Jerry Foxhoven—his real name, not his rap name—was the director of Iowa’s social services agency. He was also a huge fan of late rapper Tupac Shakur and he reportedly let his workers know it....
03:45, 2019-07-18

Trump and Jeffrey Epstein Shown Palling Around Party at Mar-a-Lago in Unearthed Footage from 1992 President Donald Trump has been trying to distance himself from another faux billionaire, Jeffrey Epstein, now that the—well, no one knows what it is exactly Epstein does for money, just that he has a lot of it; just think of him as the reverse Tommy from Martin—rich guy with no job was arrested on ...
03:45, 2019-07-18

Sparkle’s Niece Refused to Testify Against R. Kelly in 2008. Now, She’s Cooperating With Prosecutors The year was 2008 and Robert “R.” Kelly was wrapped up in a now-infamous case involving a sex tape, allegedly showing the singer urinating on a young girl. He would eventually be acquitted of the child pornography charges levied against him....
03:45, 2019-07-18

Trump rails against Ilhan Omar, ‘the Squad’ during raucous rally President Trump railed against “the Squad” during a rally on Wednesday night, prompting chants of “send her back” when he mentioned Rep. Ilhan Omar. Trump skewered the four freshman congresswomen at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina — delivering an attack on Somali-born Minnesota represe...
04:15, 2019-07-18

Frat bro found guilty in pledge’s alcohol-related hazing death A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge two years ago. It took less than an hour for the jurors to convict Matthew Naquin, 21, who now faces anywhere from probation to five years in pri...
04:15, 2019-07-18

De Blasio didn’t believe Trump’s ICE threats so he stayed in Iowa ​Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he campaigned in Iowa instead of being in the city after President Trump announced mass ICE raids on illegal immigrants because he didn’t believe the administration would carry through on the threat. ​”One, and this one has been played out, I ...
04:15, 2019-07-18

Ativan vs. Xanax: What are the differences? Ativan and Xanax are benzodiazepine drugs that help treat anxiety and panic disorders. This article compares the two, including their uses, benefits, risks, and how to take them....
04:15, 2019-07-18

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:30, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Fannie, Freddie to eventually end buying of LIBOR mortgages -FHFA's Calabria Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will eventually halt purchases of U.S. home loans linked to the London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) as that index is set to be phased out after 2021, Mark Calabria, the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, told Reuters on Wednesday....
04:30, 2019-07-18

Raytheon nets $40.2M for variants of Navy's AN/SPY-6 radar Raytheon Co. was awarded a $40.2 million contract for long lead material for production on two variants of the U.S. Navy's AN/SPY-6 radar system, one a single-faced rotator and the other with three fixed faces....
04:30, 2019-07-18

Read and Return Books to the Airport Bookstore You’re waiting for your flight to board. Maybe you’re on a layover or your flight has been delayed or you’re just trying to kill some time, so you wander into one of those airport bookstores that look and feel the same no matter what city you’re in. And the table of recently published, hardback book...
04:45, 2019-07-18

It's Okay to Take a Break From the Gym Despite what you might think, we all need a break from the gym. Sometimes, it’s out of necessity because of an injury. Other times, it’s because you just don’t have time....
04:45, 2019-07-18

Dad of Bianca Devins murder suspect once threatened to cut wife’s throat, kill himself The father of Brandon Andrew Clark — who allegedly slit the throat of social media star Bianca Devins and then posted photos of her dead body online — once threatened to kill the young man’s mother in the exact same way, as well as himself. “There was some dysfunction,”...
04:45, 2019-07-18

IMx Nissan has confirmed that a crossover EV will join the Leaf in the near future, possibly as early as 2020, as one of the eight new battery-powered models that are planned....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Lexus IS Lexus has not announced a new generation of the compact rear-wheel-drive platform, but it still represents a volume play until the brand decides what to do next with one of its icons....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the latest deployment in support of President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown....
05:15, 2019-07-18

Chinese start-up Seres searching for UK battery partner SF5 is an all-electric Jaguar I-Pace rival Company wants to sell its platform wholesale to a UK OEM to speed up production process Chinese electric-car start-up Seres is looking for a UK partner for its battery electric powertrain which currently underpins the SF5 SUV, a rival for the Jaguar I-Pa...
05:45, 2019-07-18

Realme X Hate-to-Wait Sale to Be Held in India Today at 8pm Realme X was launched in India, and ahead of its first sale next week, the company is hosting a 'Hate-to-Wait' sale on Flipkart and Realme.com today....
05:45, 2019-07-18

This Hamptons house comes with a chicken coop If you’ve ever wanted your own chicken coop — plus a pool — then this charming Hamptons compound at 943 Springs Fireplace Road is for you. The seller is Edsel Williams, the owner and director of The Fireplace Project, a contemporary art gallery located nearby. The petite enclave of Springs is where ...
06:00, 2019-07-18

Netflix plans to launch a cheaper, mobile-only plan in a major market Though there were a few bright spots in Netflix’s earnings report today, investors didn’t react too kindly to the company’s big miss on adding new subscribers. With Netflix anticipating 5 million new subscribers for the quarter, the streaming giant only managed to add about 2.7 mil...
06:00, 2019-07-18

Despite massive earnings, Netflix is struggling to attract new subscribers Netflix released its earnings report for the June quarter and posted EPS of $0.60, a solid beat over initial estimates of $0.56. Revenue came in exactly where analysts expected, with the streaming giant generating $4.92 billion in revenue for the quarter gone by. That notwithstanding, the chief metr...
06:00, 2019-07-18

The most successful song collaborations of all time 24/7 Tempo identified the most popular collaborations ever based on the longest runs atop Billboard’s Hot 100 pop music chart.       ...
06:15, 2019-07-18

Chamber faces conservative backlash for pushing minimum wage compromise Conservative groups are arguing that the Chamber of Commerce made a strategic mistake by suggesting a compromise with congressional Democrats on raising the minimum wage....
06:30, 2019-07-18

U.S. House holds 2 Trump officials in contempt over 2020 census dispute The action marks an escalation of Democratic efforts to use their House majority to aggressively investigate the inner workings of the Trump administration....
06:45, 2019-07-18

| Ighalo boosts Golden Boot hopes as Nigeria finish third Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place....
07:30, 2019-07-18

The lesson from the ruins of Notre Dame: don’t rely on billionaires | Aditya Chakrabortty The French super-rich promised to dig deep, but such philanthropy comes at a steep priceYou remember the story, of course you do. One of the most ancient and holy buildings on Earth, Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, goes up in flames. As pictures of the inferno are beamed around the world, adjectives ...
08:15, 2019-07-18

After falling for a con artist, I lost trust in the world – but I am anything but a damaged soul The author of Fake, Guardian Australia’s new Unmissable book, says her story is far more than ‘lonely childless woman who fell for a fraud’In 2013, I wrote my first “personal essay”. I told the world that I frequently felt acutely lonely. Even then, two years before Slate declared there were too man...
08:15, 2019-07-18

MTA’s reorganization plan will make small dent in agency’s massive deficit: report The MTA wants to slim down — ever so slightly. A set of proposals to cut bureaucratic fat off the transit authority’s $18 billion operation would reduce the size of the massive 75,000-person agency by just 3 to 4 percent, or 1,900 to 2,700 staffers, according to the report from consultan...
08:15, 2019-07-18

State attorneys general sue IRS over charitable contributions The state attorneys general of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut joined forces Wednesday, filing a new lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service over a rule banning charitable contributions to state and local governments in exchange for tax write-offs. The rules approved by the state were an a...
08:15, 2019-07-18

TPD investigating officer involved shooting on south side TUCSON-  The Tucson Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred in the 5200 block of S Palo Verde Rd. The road has been closed down from Irvington Rd to Nebraska Stravenue. According to TPD, around 4:45 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle believed t...
08:15, 2019-07-18

Netflix to roll out cheaper mobile-only plan for India Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it would roll out a lower-priced mobile-only plan in India within the next three months to tap into a price-sensitive market at a time the streaming company is losing customers in its home turf....
08:15, 2019-07-18

U.S. Senator Schumer asks FBI, FTC to probe Russia's FaceApp over security concerns U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in Russia, in a letter sent on Wednesday....
08:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-SAP says big margin gains to wait till 2020 SAP told investors they can expect a major improvement in margins only next year as the German business software group reported a 21% decline in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, weighed down by one-off costs....
08:15, 2019-07-18

Volvo Cars launches cost cutting measures as trade war dents profit again Sweden's Volvo announced new measures to cut fixed costs by 2 billion Swedish crowns ($214 million) on Thursday, as it became the latest carmaker to warn that pricing pressure and tariffs arising from the Sino-U.S. trade war were denting profitability....
08:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency -source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by banks, in an effort to fight money laundering, a person familiar with the plan said on Thursday....
08:15, 2019-07-18

METALS-Nickel strikes 1-yr highs as rally picks up speed Shanghai nickel prices rose more than 4% in early trade on Thursday to a one-year high, extending a rally for the metal into a ninth day as speculators continue to pile into the Shanghai Futures Exchange. Nickel, used to make stainless steel and batteries for electric vehicles, is now up more th...
08:15, 2019-07-18

Paper Round: United could run out of time to sign Maguire "Brendan Rodgers warns Manchester United, Arsenal are confident over William Saliba, Everton want two strikers and Neymar could be loaned to Barcelona."...
08:30, 2019-07-18

Hear what Pharrell had to say to the Duchess of Sussex At the "Lion King" premiere in London, Pharrell Williams briefly spoke with Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and told them how significant he believes their marriage is....
08:30, 2019-07-18

| Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champsswim Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at the world championships to lift the spirits of ailing team-mate Rikako Ikee in her battle with leukaemia....
09:00, 2019-07-18

Paul McCartney is adapting 'It's a Wonderful Life' as a stage musical The former Beatle will adapt the 1946 film about a small-town banker wracked with regret who is shown the value of his life by a guardian angel.        ...
09:00, 2019-07-18

Pink defends her kids running in Holocaust Memorial as 'children being children' "Please keep your hatred and judgment to yourselves," Pink wrote in defense of her children Willow, 8, and Jameson, 2.        ...
09:00, 2019-07-18

Saravana Bhavan Founder, Serving Life Term, Dies In Chennai Hospital P Rajagopal, the owner of the Saravana Bhavan chain of restaurants has died a week after he surrendered at the Madras High Court to start a life term for the 2001 kidnapping and murder of an employee....
09:45, 2019-07-18

Ayodhya Mediation Panel Gets More Time, Top Court Wants Report On Aug 1 Mediation in the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute will continue till July 31, the Supreme Court said today, giving a panel time till August 1 to submit its report on talks with various groups for a......
09:45, 2019-07-18

HD Kumaraswamy Moves Trust Motion; Yeddyurappa "101% Confident" Of Winning The Congress-Janta Dal(Secular) coalition government, led by Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, is facing its trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly today. The discussion on the vote of confidence began......
09:45, 2019-07-18

Fire At Kyoto Animation, Seven Dead And Suspected Arsonist In Police Custody [Update] Kyoto Animation, one of Japan’s most popular anime studios, was reportedly set ablaze this morning in Japan. A man in his 40s was allegedly seen pouring a flammable liquid and setting it ablaze. He is currently in police custody....
09:45, 2019-07-18

Bug-Riddled Update Shows Why Fallout 76 Needs A Public Test Server This week marks eight months since Fallout 76 released as a buggy mess. Since then, Bethesda’s online survival game has improved a lot. But while it has had a lot of good days, the arrival of patch number 11 yesterday was not one of them. Instead, it’s renewed players’ calls for Bethesda to try upda...
09:45, 2019-07-18

Boris Johnson's no-deal Brexit threat risks being ignored by the EU Michel Barnier says the UK will ‘have to face the consequences’ of crashing outBoris Johnson’s suggestion he could use the threat of no deal to win an improved Brexit deal for the UK risks falling on deaf ears in Brussels, the EU’s top negotiator has suggested.Michel Barnier suggested, in an intervi...
09:45, 2019-07-18

The Latest: 23 die or presumed dead in arson at Japan studio A Japanese fire official says at least 23 people are now confirmed or presumed dead in a suspected arson at a popular animation production studio in Kyoto...
10:01, 2019-07-18

Japan reportedly pushes 'international network for cryptocurrency payments' As governments around the world try to figure out how to deal with everything from Bitcoin to Facebook's Libra, Japan has usually been a step or two ahead in dealing with cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has been a legal form of payment there since 2017 and i......
10:01, 2019-07-18

Royalty meets royalty: Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan, Beyonce and Jay-Z meet at 'The Lion King' British and American royalty collided on "The Lion King" European premiere red carpet, where Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan met Beyoncé and Jay-Z.        ...
10:15, 2019-07-18

'Welcome to Good Burger': Kel Mitchell shows off Good Burger pop-up restaurant Take a bite of a good burger as part of an immersive Good Burger pop-up restaurant that’s taking Los Angeles back to the '90s.        ...
10:15, 2019-07-18

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went ballistic on June 24 when her 43-year-old boyfriend became upset because she was out all day and decided to end the relationship, according to the Her...
10:15, 2019-07-18

Paul McCartney wrote an ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ musical — and we’ve heard it Sir Paul McCartney could be leaving Abbey Road for Broadway. Over the past year, the Beatle has been writing a new musical, a stage version of the 1946 Frank Capra classic film “It’s A Wonderful Life,” it was revealed Wednesday. The show, produced by Bill Kenwright, marks the first foray into theate...
10:30, 2019-07-18

SEC enjoying experiencing rare moment of coaching stability Southeastern Conference experiencing rare moment of football stability: There are no new head coaches in the league for the first time since 2006       ...
10:30, 2019-07-18

Nintendo announces new Switch with better battery life Nintendo revealed this week it’ll be releasing an upgraded version of the Switch, with a longer-lasting battery. So now we can play Breath of the Wild for over five hours — as if we weren’t doing that already. The company first revealed the new model via the Nintendo Japan Twitter: [任天堂HP]バッテリー持続時間が...
10:30, 2019-07-18

Nevada senator vows to turn up heat on Subway Restaurants A US senator is about to turn up the heat on Subway Restaurants amid complaints by mom-and-pop franchisees that they are victims of the restaurant chain‘s downsizing efforts. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) on Wednesday announced she will introduce legislation this month to require companies li...
10:45, 2019-07-18

Natasha Lyonne Distracted Herself From the Emmy Noms With Some Curious Prep for Season 2 of Russian Doll Russian Doll is officially an Emmy-nominated series, and that's an understatement. The acclaimed (and awesome) Netflix series, created by and starring Natasha Lyonne, scored a total......
10:45, 2019-07-18

Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss Under Investigation Over Domestic Violence Allegations Mike Fleiss, the creator of The Bachelor, is under investigation by police. As E! News reported earlier today, the producer's pregnant wife, Laura Fleiss, was granted a temporary......
10:45, 2019-07-18

Birds and insect species are heading north in the UK as climate warms More than 50 of the UK’s estimated 39,000 animal species, mostly insects and birds, extended their range northwards within the UK between 2008 and 2018...
10:45, 2019-07-18

Privacy concerns mount over Russia-based viral photo-editing app Country singer Carrie Underwood has done it, as has rapper Drake, and NBA star Steph Curry. Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, the Jonas Brothers, and comedian Kevin Hart, too....
11:15, 2019-07-18

'The Nickel Boys' is a literary achievement. Will Colson Whitehead win another Pulitzer? Colson Whitehead won a Pulitzer Prize for his 2016 novel "The Underground Railroad." And he may just win another for his superb "The Nickel Boys."        ...
11:15, 2019-07-18

In the Klutch: Top Sports Agent and LeBron Homie Rich Paul Takes His Talents—and His NBA Clientele—to Hollywood in Major Deal With United Talent Agency Powerhouse sports agent Rich Paul is bringing the basketball world to Hollywood as part of a major deal between his Klutch Sports Group and United Talent Agency, one of the major agencies representing talent in Tinseltown....
11:30, 2019-07-18

'Habit' of workouts at consistent time of day tied to meeting activity goals (Reuters Health) - People who always work out at the same time of day get more exercise overall and are more likely to get the recommended minimum amounts of weekly activity, a small U.S. study suggests....
11:45, 2019-07-18

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring India climbed to 97 in two flood-hit states....
12:15, 2019-07-18

League's decision not to back von der Leyen risks isolating Italy: Deputy PM The decision of Italy's ruling League party not to back Ursula von der Leyen as the next president of the European Commission risks isolating the country in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday....
12:15, 2019-07-18

UK secures first anti-graft order against man suspected of serious crime links British police said on Thursday they had used anti-graft powers in a serious organized crime case for the first time after freezing assets owned by a businessman with suspected links to gangs involved in armed robberies and drug trafficking....
12:15, 2019-07-18

Buick LaCrosse Buick?s last traditional sedan is coasting. A redesign two years ago failed to generate much sales momentum, and the large-sedan segment is significantly declining....
12:15, 2019-07-18

UnitedHealth reports 12.7% rise in quarterly profit UnitedHealth Group Inc reported a 12.7% rise in second-quarter profit on Thursday, as the company added more members to its health plans and revenue climbed in its Optum unit, which includes its pharmacy benefit management business....
12:30, 2019-07-18

Flipkart Big Shopping Days Sale: Best Offers Available on the Last Day Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale is ending tonight, but there are still a handful of deals that have spilled over to the last day of the sale. We bring you the best offers you can grab right now....
12:30, 2019-07-18

Creator of 'Storm Area 51' comes forward after satirical Facebook page takes off The creator of a Facebook page calling for a public invasion of Area 51, the top-secret Air Force facility in Nevada, has finally spoken publicly about his joke getting out of hand.   ...
12:45, 2019-07-18

Google Yanks Seven Stalkerware Apps Discovered by Security Researchers From the Play Store Google has yanked several apps from its Play Store after cybersecurity firm Avast identified them as “all likely designed by a Russian developer to allow people to stalk employees, romantic partners, or kids,” CNET reported on Wednesday.Read more......
13:00, 2019-07-18

Netball World Cup 2019: Australia v New Zealand – live! Updates as the Diamonds and Silver Ferns meet in LiverpoolAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 11.58am BST OB Jato on email notes “New Zealand and thrillers at sports World Cups, eh?”I’m not sure any Kiwis will have any fingernails left after the week they’ve had! Kiwis, you all have my permis...
13:00, 2019-07-18

'Amazing feeling' to play abroad: Kieran Trippier on Atlético Madrid move – video Kieran Trippier has joined Atlético Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur in a deal worth at least £20m.The England full-back, who made over 100 appearances during a four-season stint at the north London club, has signed a three-year contract at the Wanda Metropolitano. Trippier was one of the most impress...
13:00, 2019-07-18

Bernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money Sen. Bernie Sanders put a number on his Medicare-for-all plan this week, saying his proposed successor to ObamaCare would likely cost between $30 trillion and $40 trillion over 10 years....
13:15, 2019-07-18

Incredibly sweet 'SpongeBob Squarepants' 20th anniversary special has a human Krusty Krab The voice actors behind SpongeBob, Squidward and more get on camera in adorable 20th anniversary special, "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout."        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

Rip Torn, Emmy-winning actor dies at age 88 Rip Torn, an Emmy-winning actor who had a decades-long acting in theater, film and television, died July 9, 2019 in Lakeville, Conn. He was 88.        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

In global LNG glut, Spain curbs deliveries as tanks test limits of capacity Traders in liquefied natural gas (LNG) trying to find the best destination for it in an oversupplied market are having problems delivering into Spain, where storage tanks are already full in anticipation of higher prices later in the year....
13:45, 2019-07-18

A Shared Birthday Party for 2 Sporty Foreign Cars The Audi TT, now 20 and an enduring object of desire, and the Datsun 240Z, unveiled 50 years ago, were not particularly powerful, but they’ve had staying power....
13:45, 2019-07-18

Froome back on a bike five weeks after horror crash, Brailsford confirms "Chris Froome is back on a bike and making “steady progress” following his horrific crash last month, Team Ineos general manager Dave Brailsford told Eurosport."...
14:00, 2019-07-18

Fire At Kyoto Animation, Thirty-Three Confirmed Dead And Suspected Arsonist In Police Custody [Update] Kyoto Animation, one of Japan’s most popular anime studios, was reportedly set ablaze this morning in Japan. A man in his 40s was allegedly seen pouring a flammable liquid and setting it ablaze. He is currently in police custody....
14:45, 2019-07-18

Gordon: Teammates 'got my back' in deal dispute Two-time Pro Bowl running back Melvin Gordon, who is entering the final year of his rookie deal, said he has the support of teammates and other running backs in his contract dispute....
14:45, 2019-07-18

Anna “Delvey” Sorokin Was My Friend. Here’s How I Helped Bring the Fake Heiress to Justice In 2016, Rachel DeLoache Williams, then a 28-year-old photo editor at Vanity Fair, struck up a friendship with Anna “Delvey,” a woman claiming to be a German heiress but soon known to the world as the “Soho grifter.” “Delvey,” actually named Anna Sorokin, introduc...
15:00, 2019-07-18

Spanish Socialist PM won’t give far-left leader a gov’t seat Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez says his negotiations with the We Can party on forming a government have come to nothing mainly because the far-left party’s leader wants a seat in a future Cabinet...
15:00, 2019-07-18

Indonesia aims to start electric vehicle production in 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in the country....
15:00, 2019-07-18

G7 urges strict Libra regime, eyes minimum tax Digital currencies like Facebook's Libra must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure they are not used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce urged on Thursday....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Samsung launches high-capacity smartphone RAM built for 5G and AI It has only been a few months since Samsung unveiled the highest-capacity smartphone DRAM yet -- a 12GB LPDDR4X package for premium devices -- but it's already following that up with a faster model of the same size. The Korean tech giant has started......
15:00, 2019-07-18

Volvo Cars to cut costs as trade war dents profits Volvo plans to cut fixed costs by 2 billion Swedish crowns ($214 million), it said on Thursday, becoming the latest carmaker to warn that pricing pressure and tariffs arising from the China-U.S. trade war were denting profitability....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mars....
15:15, 2019-07-18

ACC media days wrap with always-uncertain Coastal Division The Atlantic Coast Conference concludes its preseason media days Thursday with a focus on the always unpredictable Coastal Division       ...
15:30, 2019-07-18

After President Trump’s Racist Tweets, People Have Been Searching for the Definition of ‘Racism’ As backlash and debate over a series of racist tweets posted by President Donald Trump continues, Merriam-Webster dictionary announced a big uptick in Americans searching for the definition of “racism.” “Tonight’s top searches, in order: racism, socialism, fascism, concentrat...
15:30, 2019-07-18

Watch: Justin Upton tries home run rob, horribly misjudges fly ball Los Angeles Angels outfielder Justin Upton wildly misjudged a fly ball during a loss to the Houston Astros, attempting a home run robbery at the wall as the ball landed in the outfield....
15:30, 2019-07-18

Wall Street opens lower as Netflix plunges U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday as shares of streaming pioneer Netflix tumbled, kicking off earnings for the FAANG group of stocks on a sour note....
15:45, 2019-07-18