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|ForexcollusioncasebackinthespotlightatCompetitionTribunal

The matter dates back to 2017 when the Competition Commission referred a collusion case involving 17 banks to the Tribunal. Three domestic banks – Absa, Standard Bank and Investec were among those named....

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'You don't exist to me': Mariah Carey refuses FaceApp aging challenge In classic Mariah Carey fashion, the pop diva said she refuses to acknowledge viral existence of FaceApp, which makes users look old.        ...
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Bella Thorne, ex Tana Mongeau feud on Twitter: 'She broke girl code I’m over it' Bella Thorne and ex-girlfriend Tana Mongeau got into a Twitter argument, where the actress accused the YouTube star of breaking "girl code."        ...
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Fran Drescher opens up about the aftermath of 1985 attack: 'I never wanted to come off as weak' 'The Nanny' actress Fran Drescher opened up about her 1985 rape and lessons from battling cancer in a new interview with InStyle.        ...
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Sarah Hyland is engaged to 'Bachelorette' alum Wells Adams after meeting on social media 'Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland took to Instagram Tuesday to announce her engagement to Wells Adams, a radio DJ who competed on 'The Bachelorette.'        ...
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Duchess Meghan responds to Pharrell Williams marriage praise: 'They don't make it easy' Meghan Markle responded candidly to praise from Pharrell Williams at 'The Lion King' premiere: "They don't make it easy."        ...
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Chrome update will stop sites from checking for Incognito Mode Chrome's Incognito Mode hasn't been working as well as promised lately -- some sites now check for private browsing and insist that you sign in before you can read an article. Google sees that as a flaw, though, and intends to set things right. The......
00:30, 2019-07-19

YouTube Music adds seamless switching between audio and videos If you're a YouTube Premium or Music Premium subscriber, switching between a song and its music video should be smoother as of today. You can hop back and forth between the two, and playback will continue from the same point with no pauses or interru......
00:30, 2019-07-19

Barsys $1,500 robot bartender promises cocktails with AI precision The "Keurig of cocktails" concept isn't exactly new, but that's not stopping companies like Barsys from perfecting the robotic bartender. Next week, Barsys is launching its robotic cocktail mixer 2.0. Like the original, the next iteration offers auto......
00:30, 2019-07-19

'Plants vs. Zombies 3' is on the way and you can test it now Six years after Plants vs. Zombies 2 staggered into the world, the next entry in the series is on the way. PopCap Games is hard at work on Plants vs. Zombies 3, and it's already offering you the chance to pit flora against undead fauna once again....
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The Latest: Woods 'sore' and not moving well at British Open Tiger Woods says he was "sore" during his round of 78 at the British Open and wasn't moving as well as he did in winning the Masters in April        ...
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How live images of the Apollo 11 moon landing came via Australia – video When Neil Armstrong took his first step on the moon in 1969, more than 600 million people around the world tuned in to watch it live. Australia played a key role in getting those images from the moon to Earth. Glen Nagle, from the Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex, explains how tracking st...
00:30, 2019-07-19

Dominican Republic releases new safety measures after tourist deaths Among the additions is a multilingual emergency center, which is being established in Bávaro, a primary tourist destination in Punta Cana, the country’s Minister of Tourism Francisco Javier García said in a statement....
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Brooks Koepka looks every bit the British Open favorite with his caddie, a hometown favorite Koepka finished the first round again near the top of the leader board thanks in part to Ricky Elliott, his caddie who says he has seen it all at Royal Portrush....
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Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
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Exclusive: Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country's drug supply or raise costs for its own citizens, officials have told U.S. authorities, in a new setback to the Trump administration's efforts to tackle high drug prices, according to documents obtained...
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Trump meets with airline CEOs over Qatar subsidy accusations U.S. President Donald Trump met on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
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Wall Street rises as Fed's Williams cements rate-cut expectations U.S. stocks moved higher on Thursday after a slow start as comments from New York Fed President John Williams helped cement expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank at the end of the month....
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U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divested as a condition of their proposed merger or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping the transaction, a source familiar with the deal said on Thursday....
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What’s a Jellicle, Anyway? Everything You Need to Know About Cats Before the Movie Adaptation The Cats are coming. The film adaptation of the beloved 1981 musical is underway with a star-studded cast — Idris Elba! Taylor Swift! Jennifer Hudson! Judi Dench! (Did we mention Taylor Swift?) — and an expected Dec. 20, 2019 release date. We’re already getting a taste of what̵...
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Comic-Con: Linda Hamilton rocks new 'Terminator: Dark Fate' as 'a woman of a certain age' Original 'Terminator' stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton came to Comic-Con to tease the action-packed, R-rated new 'Dark Fate' entry.        ...
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With camp on the horizon, last season’s memories linger for Virginia, Virginia Tech Cavaliers seek to build on an 8-5 record that included a Belk Bowl triumph; Hokies are out for redemption following their first losing season since 1992....
01:15, 2019-07-19

Joe Biden just added an important caveat to vow that if you like your plan, you can keep it Joe Biden on Monday shocked many political observers when he echoed one of the biggest lies of the Obama administration in making the pitch for his own healthcare proposal: If you like your plan, you can keep it. Now, he's already adding an important caveat....
01:15, 2019-07-19

Trump distances himself from 'send her back' chants Facing a backlash, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday distanced himself from supporters' chants of "send her back" after he criticized Somali-born Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar at a rally in North Carolina....
01:45, 2019-07-19

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women, after chants of "send her back" by Trump supporters at a rally targeted one of them....
01:45, 2019-07-19

Rapper YG's home raided by authorities in connection with police shooting Authorities searched the Los Angeles home of rapper YG in connection with a police shooting in Compton that killed a bystander earlier this month.        ...
02:00, 2019-07-19

| Middendorp admits pre-season has been 'challenging' Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has declared himself content with the club's pre-season but admits their preparations have been disrupted by the absence of key players....
02:00, 2019-07-19

Tom Cruise delights fans with first look at 'Top Gun: Maverick' "Top Gun" roared back on Thursday when Tom Cruise made a surprise appearance at Comic-Con to show the first trailer for the long-awaited sequel to his military action movie....
02:01, 2019-07-19

Oliver Zipse Officially in as New BMW Chairman Current BMW CEO Harald Krueger will officially be stepping down on August 15th to make way for his successor, Oliver Zipse (second from left, above) who was officially announced Thursday. The 55-year-old has been on BMW’s board since 2015 as head of manufacturing, and will step up to the top role on...
02:15, 2019-07-19

While Washington Talks Antitrust, Europe Takes Action The European Commission fined chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million for luring Chinese phone makers with low prices, forcing a British rival out of the market....
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Bolsonaro defends 200 days in power amid criticism Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is defending his administration’s first 200 days in power amid mounting criticism around issues ranging from the environment to nepotism...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Legend of Mariano Rivera goes way beyond the numbers The 652 saves, most in MLB history, tell only part of the story. The legacy of Mariano Rivera lives on not only in that number, but in the Yankees bullpen with the way Rivera went about his work. Just as the way he wore the legendary No. 42 with class, Rivera not only delivered, he......
02:15, 2019-07-19

Matt Taven on Lethal rivalry, Ring of Honor’s challenge, heel advice Matt Taven has held the Ring of Honor world championship for more than 100 days since winning it in a ladder match during April’s G1 Supercard at Madison Square Garden. The New England native puts the belt on the line against former champion Jay Lethal at Manhattan Mayhem, streaming live on HonorClu...
02:15, 2019-07-19

People In Assam's River Islands Miss Citizen List Hearings Due To Floods The Assam floods have left the state paralysed, with around three dozen people killed and 54 lakh displaced. People living on islands along the Brahmaputra river are facing another problem....
02:15, 2019-07-19

BJP Lawmakers Sleep Over At Karnataka Assembly To Protest "Bias" Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa staged a night-long protest along with party lawmakers in the state assembly on Thursday, alleging that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) government was trying......
02:15, 2019-07-19

"Minimum Security Cover" For UP Visits: Priyanka Gandhi To Yogi Adityanath Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath requesting "minimum security arrangement" to be made during her visits to the......
02:15, 2019-07-19

Horses killed, jockey injured in ‘freak accident’ at famed racetrack A “freak accident” at the famed Del Mar racetrack in California — which involved two horses colliding into one another after one of them made a “U-turn” out of the starting gate — left both steeds dead and a jockey injured on Thursday. “There was no outside influe...
02:30, 2019-07-19

Another person goes blind after showering with contacts left in Imagine going blind just because you showered while wearing your contact lenses. That’s what happened to one unfortunate 41-year-old woman in the UK, who lost vision in her left eye after contracting a parasite associated with wearing contacts, thanks to her habit of swimming and showering wit...
02:30, 2019-07-19

‘Escape genius’ bear jumps electric fence to evade rangers He’s the Houdini of bears. A 3-year-old male brown bear known as M49 beat the odds and broke free from captivity just hours after being captured in Italy on Sunday. The furry escape artist was detained in Trentino, a northern province, but within hours had scaled a 13-foot-high electric fence ...
02:30, 2019-07-19

'Appalling' arson attack on Japanese animation studio kills at least 33 A man shouted "die" as he doused an animation studio with fuel and set it ablaze in Japan on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, killing at least 33 people in the nation's worst mass murder in nearly two decades....
02:30, 2019-07-19

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thursday....
02:30, 2019-07-19

More than 50 major companies plan to move production from China because of trade war But rather than move operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of the companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
02:45, 2019-07-19

Boeing takes $5.6 billion revenue hit to compensate 737 Max customers The financial toll of the jet's grounding is starting to add up for Boeing, which has frozen sales of its flagship aircraft since regulators issued a global grounding of the plane in March....
02:45, 2019-07-19

This Lightning Cable Can Charge Your iPhone Even When It's Not Plugged Into Anything Like a snake that just ate an oversized rat, this Lightning cable from Nomad has a hump in the middle, and that hump is a 2800mAh battery....
02:45, 2019-07-19

Daly rides cart to 71 at Barbasol, Poston leads John Daly rode his cart to a respectable one-under-par 71 on a day of sizzling scoring in the opening round at the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky on Thursday....
03:01, 2019-07-19

Instagram Will Now Warn You If Your Account Is Close to Being Yanked Instagram’s recent rollouts of updates to its platform continues this week with two more changes around post and account take-downs, as well as a new process for appealing content deletion that it will expand in the coming months. Read more......
03:15, 2019-07-19

Slack Resetting Thousands of User Passwords After Learning 2015 Breach Was Worse Than Previously Known Slack is resetting roughly 100,000 user passwords for accounts that were active in 2015. The company has only recently learned that an old security breach from four years ago was perhaps worse than previously thought.Read more......
03:15, 2019-07-19

Uber glitch charged some customers 100x what they expected to pay Uber riders in a number of cities around the world on Wednesday were met with some stress-inducing sticker shock when noticing the price they’d been charged ended up getting massively inflated. In what appeared to be a case of decimal points not being read by the ride-sharing system correctly,...
03:15, 2019-07-19

Thai Teen, In Coma After Being Kicked By Seniors At School, Dies A Thai high school student kicked into a coma by his schoolmates died Thursday, police said, raising alarm about a hazing culture in the country's institutions....
03:30, 2019-07-19

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
03:45, 2019-07-19

Alicia Keys working with Benj Pasek, Justin Paul on musical Showtime drama Singer Alicia Keys is working with the songwriting team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul on an as-yet-untitled musical family drama series for Showtime....
04:15, 2019-07-19

WRAPUP 1-Japan summons S.Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labour Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labour that threatens global supply of microchips and smartphone displays....
04:45, 2019-07-19

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 19 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....
04:45, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 4-Boeing takes $4.9 bln charge for prolonged grounding of 737 MAX planes Boeing Co said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger jets after two deadly crashes....
04:45, 2019-07-19

Video game cheaters get a taste of their own medicine Respawn, the studio behind Apex Legends, is beefing up anti-cheat software, actively seeking out cheaters and auto-banning players before they even get into a match....
04:45, 2019-07-19

YouTube star's death prompts Amazon to push for e-scooter safety warnings in UK Following the death of YouTube star Emily Hartridge in a London accident, Amazon will reportedly begin asking e-scooter sellers to warn consumers about proper safety protocols in the United Kingdom....
04:45, 2019-07-19

Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin Were Supposed to Nap After Landing on the Moon, But They Couldn’t Wait to Walk Five decades ago, as astronauts traveled to the moon for the first time, TIME watched closely, along with the rest of the world. The magazine documented not only the moon landing but also the hopes and fears in the lead-up to the journey. This week, TIME looks back to that era and ahead to the new s...
05:15, 2019-07-19

UK's new leader must urgently decide on including Huawei in 5G network, lawmakers say The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China's Huawei in Britain's 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of UK lawmakers said on Friday....
05:15, 2019-07-19

How gambling giant SportPesa made waves in Africa – and Premier League Everton’s sponsors are hailed by the club for supporting community schemes, but there are concerns about how the Kenyan-Bulgarian firm profits from an online gambling crazeBarely heard of in Britain until it launched a spree of Premier League club sponsorships in 2016, the online gambling platform S...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Steve Bruce pledges to ‘prove the doubters wrong’ at Newcastle • ‘There are big shoes to fill. But I’ll give it everything’• Hoffenheim coach says Newcastle target Joelinton will leaveSteve Bruce has vowed to win over the doubters at Newcastle after admitting he has always regretted turning down the manager’s job the first time he was offered it.The 58-year-old...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Tiger Woods struggles with old enemies of weather and bad back | Sean Ingle Winner at Augusta in April admitted his body is struggling with the legacy of all his back surgery as he signed for a seven-over 78 on the first day of the Open at Royal Portrush“It’s just the way it is,” said Tiger Woods softly. “And it’s just the way it is going to be.”The world’s greatest golfer ...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Acapulco cliff divers risk their lives to drive tourism – video At Mexico's beach resort of Acapulco, a group of professional cliff divers eagerly put their lives at risk on a daily basis, performing shows for the public and attracting tons of tourists in the process.The Acapulco cliff divers have risked their lives daily for decades. Alejandro Rivera, now 28-ye...
05:15, 2019-07-19

34 arrested in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.       ...
05:15, 2019-07-19

13 Philadelphia police officers fired for racist, violent social media posts Thirteen Philadelphia police officers will be fired for making racist and violent social media posts, Police Commissioner Richard Ross announced Thursday....
05:45, 2019-07-19

FDNY firefighter Richard Driscoll becomes 200th to die of 9/11-related illness New York City Fire Department firefighter Richard Driscoll became the 200th member of the department to die of illness related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the FDNY said Thursday....
05:45, 2019-07-19

Pew: 65% of Democratic voters have positive view of 2020 candidates Democratic voters have a better impression of their party's presidential candidates this year compared to similar points in the past eight elections, a Pew survey released Thursday indicates....
05:45, 2019-07-19

Trump says he wasn't happy with 'send her back' rally chant targeting Ilhan Omar Video of the event does not show the president disagreeing with his supporters. Instead, it shows that Trump paused as the chant began, allowing his supporters to continue before he launched into further criticism of the Minnesota Democrat....
05:45, 2019-07-19

Tried to Bring "A Bit of the Monkey": His Dark Materials' Ruth Wilson His Dark Materials held a much-anticipated panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 on Thursday, with cast members Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, and Lin-Manuel Miranda appearing on stage alongside......
05:45, 2019-07-19

China makes biggest U.S. sorghum purchase since April as trade talks resume China made its biggest purchase of U.S. sorghum since April last week, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture data issued on Thursday, as Washington and Beijing revive discussions to end their trade war....
06:15, 2019-07-19

Elijah ‘Pumpsie’ Green, Who Integrated the Boston Red Sox, Dies at 85 Jackie Robinson may have been the broken the color barrier in Major League Baseball overall when he took to the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers in April 1947. But it would take a dozen more years, and a baseball player named Elijah “Pumpsie” Green, before the very last all-white team in the MLB, the ...
06:15, 2019-07-19

'We Are Where We Belong': Rep. Ilhan Omar Refuses to Allow Trump and His Supporters to Silence Her One day after the Trump rally in Greenville, N.C., where he allowed his supporters to shout “send her back” in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota congresswoman shares why defending Trump and his hateful rhetoric is wrong, as well as why dissent is patriotic....
06:15, 2019-07-19

Did You Know Samira Wiley Was Asante Blackk’s Aunt? Because They Have the Same Damn Face Samira Wiley is an auntie. Nope, not that kind—we’re not getting into that again—the Emmy winner is an actual biological auntie of a 2019 Emmy nominee....
06:15, 2019-07-19

Second 2020 Democratic debate to feature Biden-Harris rematch Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will have the chance for a re-match on the second night of the second round of Democratic presidential debates later this month in Detroit, CNN announced on Thursday....
06:15, 2019-07-19

Tesla opens Vegas V3 Supercharger station powered by solar and battery Tesla is opening a V3 Supercharger station right on the Las Vegas Strip. The automaker released a video today with more details about its newest charging site, located next to the LINQ hotel's High Roller ferris wheel. Drivers can take advantage of T......
06:15, 2019-07-19

NYC Triathlon canceled as scorching temps expected to hit city Organizers of the annual New York City triathlon said Thursday that the race scheduled for this weekend is canceled because of the near-100 degree temps expected in the city on race day. The triathlon — which would have featured nearly 4,000 athletes — was slated for Sunday in the city, when the mer...
06:30, 2019-07-19

Powerhouse law firm is the biggest backer of de Blasio’s White House bid A politically connected law firm that was a big winner in the city’s decision to reform stop-and-frisk policies is leading the charge to fund Mayor Bill de Blasio’s long-shot bid for the White House. At least 52 employees from the powerhouse firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison combined ...
06:30, 2019-07-19

New York Fed Says Williams Wasn't Sending Specific Policy Signal in Speech New York Fed President John Williams didn’t intend to suggest Thursday that the central bank might make a large interest rate cut this month, a spokesman said....
06:30, 2019-07-19

As FaceApp Goes Viral, So Do Concerns About Privacy, Russia Ties Just as quickly as a free photo-editing app went viral among smartphones users this week, it drew a backlash that exposed growing concerns about digital privacy and the potential for abuse from overseas actors....
06:30, 2019-07-19

Trump: US 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump has said the US Navy shot down an Iranian drone after a ship took "defensive action." Earlier, Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker, accusing it of smuggling oil in the Persian Gulf....
06:45, 2019-07-19

Michaels-Beerbaum: 'Role models should speak their minds' Speaking to DW, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, one of the most successful women in show jumping, talks about being a pioneer in a male-dominated sport and why athletes should speak their mind when it comes to politics....
06:45, 2019-07-19

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to make false travel documents....
06:45, 2019-07-19

Google Chrome Update Will Close 'Loophole' That Tipped Sites Off to Your Incognito Mode In a move that is bound to piss off more than a couple of publishers, Google is readying to fix the “loophole” that allowed sites to see when you’re browsing in Incognito Mode.Read more......
07:00, 2019-07-19

Somali-Born Lawmaker Brands Trump 'Fascist' After Rally Taunt Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar branded Donald Trump a "fascist" on Thursday as the president sought to distance himself from mocking chants of "Send her back!" directed at the Somali-born......
07:00, 2019-07-19

Boeing Takes $4.9 Billion Charge Over Prolonged Grounding Of 737 Planes Boeing Co said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger jets after......
07:00, 2019-07-19

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
07:00, 2019-07-19

Trump Disavows Supporters' "Send Her Back" Chant Aimed At Congresswoman President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry......
07:00, 2019-07-19

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Asian nation returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.        ...
07:00, 2019-07-19

Off-duty Florida police officer dives into canal to pull two people from submerged car (WESH) Body camera footage shows the moments after a Cocoa, Florida police police officer rescued two people from a submerged car while off duty. Corporal Ken Brackin says he heard the crash while at his home in Titusville early Tuesday morning and rushed to help. Body camera footage from the Titusv...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing A bipartisan Senate bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing was introduced Thursday in the wake of multiple deaths of low-income residents from the toxic gas. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., worked closely with the Department of Housing and Urban Developmen...
07:15, 2019-07-19

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally refer to the “manholes” as “mainte...
07:15, 2019-07-19

CDC: 27 states affected by dog treats with salmonella The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to contact with pig ear dog treats. The CDC reported Wednesday, that there are now a total of 93 people infected with the outbreak of Salmonell...
07:15, 2019-07-19

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The House has approved legislation ...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Family, friends gather for celebration of life honouring Hodan Nalayeh Almost one week after Hodan Nalayeh’s untimely death, friends and family gathered for a celebration of life remembering the former Toronto journalist....
07:30, 2019-07-19

You’re Home Alone With Alexa. Are Your Secrets Safe? Privacy at home is something most people take for granted. But the home has become the latest frontier in data harvesting for big tech companies. Smart speakers and their voice assistants, app-activated thermostats and internet-connected everything else are scooping up information that could prove v...
07:30, 2019-07-19

What causes a pulse in the stomach? Feeling a pulse in the stomach, or abdomen, is not a cause for concern in some people. However, in others, it may indicate an aortic aneurysm. Learn more about the causes, risk factors, and symptoms here....
07:30, 2019-07-19

Fort Lauderdale suffers water shortage after construction mishap Faucets in the Florida city of Fort Lauderdale began running dry on Thursday after a construction firm damaged a water main, forcing the closure of City Hall and a number of businesses on a hot summer day as officials pledged to solve the problem....
07:45, 2019-07-19

The 2020 C8 Corvette Will Start Under $60,000 General Motors just announced that the new 2020 Corvette will start at under $60,000. “What I can share with you tonight: When the 2020 Stingray goes on sale in the U.S., it will start at less than $60,000,” said Mark Reuss, president of GM, during the event livestream....
07:45, 2019-07-19

The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Mid-Engine Corvette Has 495 HP Rumored since approximately the Taft Administration, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette, the mystical mid-engine Corvette, has finally transcended myth and arrived in reality. It’s finally here (well, after a leak from earlier tonight). Time to run down everything we know....
07:45, 2019-07-19

The Open 2019: second round – live! Updates from the second round at Royal PortrushAndy Bull: Fighting talk cannot hide McIlroy’s chokeThe official live leaderboard for the 148th OpenAnd why not email scott.murray@theguardian.com 9.10pm BST Yesterday, JB Holmes shot 66, Tiger carded 78, Rory McIlroy took 79, Emiliano Grillo aced 13, a...
07:45, 2019-07-19

Graydon Carter’s Air Mail newsletter set to take flight Graydon Carter, the former Vanity Fair editor in chief, will let fly his new weekly newsletter creation Air Mail on the morning of July 19. Carter has backing from private equity giant TPG, which he said “is the majority owner” as well as some “family and friends.” He’s looking to get subscribers to...
07:45, 2019-07-19

Oil jumps, Brent up more than 2% after US Navy downs Iranian drone Oil prices climbed around 2% on Friday after the U.S. Navy destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows, again raising tensions in the Middle East....
07:45, 2019-07-19

Dirty legal tactics could wind up costing Bowery Hotel owners up to $50M Owners of the trendy Bowery Hotel so infuriated a NY judge with their delay tactics that she has refused to hear their defense in a multimillion-dollar fraud case. Now it’s time for them to pay up. The epic legal struggle over the Lower East Side hot spot — known for entertaining A-listers Gigi Hadi...
08:00, 2019-07-19

Cycling: UCI chief Lappartient to continue push for women's Tour de France The International Cycling Union (UCI) is hopeful it can convince Tour de France organizers to hold a women's equivalent that will boost the sport, its president David Lappartient has said....
08:00, 2019-07-19

Pilot arrested for flying while drunk after crashing his plane in Nevada A Washington state man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of flying while drunk after he crashed a private plane in Nevada. Ryan Raymond Dashiell, 41, was not seriously injured when the twin-engine Cessna 550 he was flying crashed at Mesquite Municipal Airport on Wednesday. Police Sgt. Wyatt Oliver ...
08:45, 2019-07-19

Spider With Human-Like Face On Its Back Horrifies The Internet. Watch A spider going viral online has left a lot of people shuddering. The reason - its unique markings. The spider, which was spotted in China, appears to have a human-like face on its back....
08:45, 2019-07-19

How Encores! gives new life to fading Broadway musicals After 20 years, Jack Viertel is giving up the job that everyone who loves musical theater covets: producing Encores! at City Center. As I shouldn’t have to remind my readers, Encores! presents concert versions of musicals that, for one reason or another, have slipped away or are in danger of doing s...
08:45, 2019-07-19

| Iran drone shot down | Australia, NZ PMs meet: WATCH the top world news videos for today US warship destroyed Iranian drone, says Trump | Morrison says meeting with Ardern was positive - lists things they didn't speak about; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:45, 2019-07-19

Simon Yates Wins Tour Stage as a Competitor Vanishes For a couple of hours on an otherwise uneventful day in the mountains, nobody was able to say where Rohan Dennis, the time trial world champion, had gone....
09:00, 2019-07-19

‘Pokemon Masters’ gameplay trailer gives us our best look yet at real-time battles While Pokemon Go continues to add new features and refresh old ones to keep people playing, no one would ever mistake the mobile smash hit for a traditional Pokemon title. The same may not be true of Pokemon Masters, which looks like it’s shaping up to be one of the deeper Pokemon games outsid...
09:15, 2019-07-19

Three ‘Game of Thrones’ nominees submitted themselves for Emmy consideration There’s surely a lesson in here somewhere about first believing in yourself if you expect anybody else to. Game of Thrones fans are no doubt aware by now that the series, which took its final bow in May, racked up a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations this week — but there’s also a ...
09:15, 2019-07-19

Here's the new Marine Corps weapon that just destroyed an Iranian drone 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit/US Marine Corps The Marine Corps' Light Marine Air Defense Integrated System, known as LMADIS, jammed an Iranian drone that President Donald Trump said flew within 1,000 yards of a Navy warship in the Strait of Hormuz. The anti-drone system attaches to all-terrain veh...
09:15, 2019-07-19

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
09:45, 2019-07-19

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
09:45, 2019-07-19

Murder houses of Jayme Closs, Charles Manson are for sale Will death become them? Two houses recently listed for sale were the sites of famous murders. A classic Los Feliz, Calif., home on the market as of July 11 boasts stunning views, but also happens to be where members of Charles Manson‘s cult brutally killed Leno and Rosemary LaBianca in 1969. A...
10:00, 2019-07-19

Temporary fix restores water to Ft. Lauderdale Water is flowing in Fort Lauderdale after a contractor broke a water main leaving tens of thousands of residents without the utility, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis said....
10:15, 2019-07-19

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp labels Man City as 'big favourites' to retain Premier League title Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp admits he was impressed by the "greed and determination" that Manchester City showed to win the Premier League - and believes they will be favourites to retain their crown....
10:15, 2019-07-19

Coinbase quietly kills its loss-making cryptocurrency investment packages Further to shutting down its cryptocurrency index fund, Coinbase has seemingly closed its “Bundle” now too. According to an update on its FAQ page, spotted by The Block, Coinbase Bundles “have been deprecated,” with all assets in the bundle being “redistributed to their respective individual asset w...
10:30, 2019-07-19

Over 100 Chinese loan apps are leaking millions of users’ financial data In China, over 100 loan apps are leaking their users’ private data, including contact details, financial information, and even location data. The information is contained in a database spanning 889 GB; it was discovered by the lead of antivirus review site SafetyDetective’s research team, Anurag Sen...
10:30, 2019-07-19

Luke Voit needed this Yankees moment Luke Voit returned from the injured list Saturday. His home run hop, which had gone missing since even before he strained an abdominal muscle, finally made its return Thursday night. On the same day when he was dropped all the way to seventh in the batting order, Voit ripped a solo shot in the fifth...
10:30, 2019-07-19

Inside the Mets’ plan to to save Jeurys Familia SAN FRANCISCO — Simply, it can be called “Project Familia.” The Mets began this second half last week with slim NL wild-card possibilities, which had improved modestly with a four-game winning streak entering Thursday night against the Giants. But any talk of a revival hinges largely on getting the ...
10:30, 2019-07-19

Athletics: Record consumed Taylor but still belongs to Edwards Four years ago, Jonathan Edwards' triple jump world record seemed sure to go. American Christian Taylor had just come within eight centimeters of the Briton's 1995 mark of 18.29 meters....
10:45, 2019-07-19

Celebrate Krispy Kreme's birthday with $1 dozen deal, birthday batter-filled donuts Friday Krispy Kreme has a buy-one-get-one free deal on a dozen doughnuts Friday for its 82nd birthday plus a new Original Filled Birthday Batter Doughnut.       ...
10:45, 2019-07-19

3 Georgia inmates stop man from trying to commit suicide: report Three Georgia inmates sprang into action after another inmate wrapped a sheet around his neck and tried to kill himself, according to a Thursday report.  ...
10:45, 2019-07-19

UK's Johnson will resist calls for Brexit delay, lawmaker Rees-Mogg says Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British prime minister, has the backbone to resist pressure from parliament to delay Brexit again even if it means leaving the European Union without a deal, a leading supporter said on Friday....
11:15, 2019-07-19

Italy's Di Maio calls for meeting with Salvini in peace offering Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio called for a meeting on Friday with government partner and co-deputy PM Matteo Salvini in a peace offering following mutual recriminations that raised concerns about the stability of the ruling coalition....
11:15, 2019-07-19

Bayer welcomes judge's call for reduced damages in $2 billion glyphosate case Germany's Bayer AG welcomed on Friday a call by a U.S. judge to cut a $2 billion damages award to a Californian couple by a jury which found that its glyphosate-based weed killer had caused their cancer....
11:30, 2019-07-19

BMW picks insider Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals BMW has named Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, hoping the "decisive" company lifer will help the automaker regain its edge in electric cars and win back the premium market lead lost to Mercedes-Benz under his consensus-seeking predecessor....
11:30, 2019-07-19

IEA does not expect 'huge increase' in crude prices: executive director The International Energy Agency (IEA) doesn't expect oil prices to rise significantly because demand is slowing and there is a glut in global crude markets, its executive director said on Friday....
11:30, 2019-07-19

Oliver Zipse Is The New BMW Group CEO Zipse has been a member of the Board of Management of BMW AG since 2015 and is currently responsible for the production division. He began his professional career in the company in 1991 as a Trainee......
11:30, 2019-07-19

CFMoto Bikes Launch Highlights: Price, Features, Images, Specifications Chinese motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto will kick start its India innings today and we are live at the event to bring you all the information about the bikes that will be offered by the company....
11:30, 2019-07-19

All-new electric Fiat 500 spied testing ahead of 2020 reveal Electric variant of next-generation Fiat 500 is undergoing testing ahead of a Geneva motor show reveal An all-new electric Fiat 500 city car, the 500e, has been spied testing in California, ahead of its launch at the Geneva motor show in 2020. The sighting of the camouflaged prototype comes just a...
11:45, 2019-07-19

A British farewell to the C7-gen Chevrolet Corvette Quintessential America meets quintessential England Corvettes are built for American highways, so we said goodbye to the outgoing variant with a single-track trek across the South of England This is going to be a most pleasant day. I have been tasked with the challenge of driving from the Brookla...
11:45, 2019-07-19

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 19 July Would you fork out £6500 for a clean example of America's Defender? The seller of this charming Jeep Wrangler TJ is being cautiously optimistic with their price, but it could still be a good deal We’ve had a soft spot for the Wrangler TJ of 1996- 2006 ever since we ran one here as a long-termer....
11:45, 2019-07-19

Tuition-Free College Could Cost Less Than You Think Making a tuition-free college education available to everyone who wants one is an immensely worthwhile — and realistic — goal, a Harvard economist says....
11:45, 2019-07-19

Why Apollo’s Stars and Stripes US flag 'flaps' in notorious Moon landing conspiracy theory A NAGGING conspiracy theory surrounding the Moon landing and a fluttering American flag has been debunked – destroying claims the momentous mission was faked....
11:45, 2019-07-19

Kyoto Animation Became More Than Just Anime Back in April 2006, as an American living in Osaka, I had only been working here at Kotaku for a few months when a new anime took the internet by storm. At that time, cosplayers at otaku events across Japan were dressing up as the lead character in Kyoto Animation’s latest show, The Melancholy of Ha...
12:00, 2019-07-19

Comic-Con: Will any of these shows be the next 'Game of Thrones'? With "Game of Thrones" abdicating its TV throne after eight seasons, potential fantasy successors to its TV throne are on display at Comic-Con.        ...
12:00, 2019-07-19

Sweden wants extension of rapper’s detention after fight A Swedish prosecutor wants U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm...
12:15, 2019-07-19

Mob in India kills three on suspicion of cattle theft, three arrested A mob on Friday beat to death three men suspected of trying to steal cattle in India's eastern state of Bihar, police said, the latest in a spate of attacks that have provoked alarm among religious minorities....
12:15, 2019-07-19

Iran's Guards say they will release images to disprove U.S. claim that drone shot down Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they would release images to disprove U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed an Iranian drone in the Gulf, Iranian news agencies reported....
12:15, 2019-07-19

Trump says US Navy destroyed Iranian drone in 'defensive action'; Iran denies it Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were safe....
12:45, 2019-07-19

Gigi Hadid beats copyright lawsuit over Instagram picture A Brooklyn federal court judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by a paparazzi agency against supermodel Gigi Hadid for posting one of their snaps of her to Instagram....
12:45, 2019-07-19

The best competing Prime Day sales from major retailers like Walmart, Nordstrom, and eBay that are still going on this week Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The pressure of four years of Prime Day has created what is essentially a new Black Friday in July, with major retailers racing to announce their own competing sales. Below, you'll find the top competing Amazon Prime Day sales — both those still available, and t...
12:45, 2019-07-19

A flight attendant went above and beyond for a 4-year-old on her flight, and his mom's post about her kindness is going viral Courtesy of Robyn Smith Robyn Smith wrote a post on LinkedIn and Facebook about a Delta Airlines flight attendant named Kesha Carter, who went above and beyond for her family. Smith told INSIDER that Carter checked on Smith's 4-year-old son each time she passed their seat. The Smiths also ran into...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Cannabis has gone from a criminalized drug to a multibillion-dollar global boom in just a few years. Here's everything you need to know about the emerging legal cannabis industry. Barbara Corbellini Duarte Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2012, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dollar public companies, minted billionaires, and brewed social change not seen since the end of Prohib...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Just 7% of Canadian exporters familiar with CETA as Trudeau pushes trade diversity: survey The vast majority of exporters, which are positioned to benefit from the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, could very well be asking: CETA who?...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Titans crew member killed in stunt-related accident Variety reports today that Warren Appleby, special effects coordinator on DC Universe’s streaming series Titans, died today after an accident occurred during a stunt being rehearsed for the show. According to the report, a piece of a car involved in the stunt broke off unexpectedly, striking Appleby...
12:45, 2019-07-19

This tease for Raphael Bob-Waksberg and Kate Purdy's new series Undone is a harrowing little slice of time Of all the less “obviously blockbuster” shows debuting to the world at Comic-Con this weekend, few have been as intriguing as Undone, Amazon’s new series from BoJack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg and long-time BH producer Kate Purdy. Starring Rosa Salazar—who, between this and Alita, is appa...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Jane Foster soars into a new superhero role in this Valkyrie #1 exclusive For four years, Jane Foster assumed the role of Thor, fighting to protect the ten realms as the god of thunder while also battling cancer in her human life. Jane’s time as Thor ended beautifully, but her superhero journey is far from over. With her cancer in remission, Jane briefly transformed back ...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Just Some Pictures, Please: Inside Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton's Different Approaches to Privacy Though they came a decade apart, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle's introductions to what it really means to join the royal family from the outside have striking similarities. In......
13:00, 2019-07-19

You Know You Still Love It: How Gossip Girl Defied Expectations to Define a Generation Spotted: The internet having a collective meltdown over the news that Gossip Girl is coming back, ready to follow a new group of elite rich kids on the UES. E! News has confirmed HBO Max,......
13:00, 2019-07-19

A Passenger Was Fined $105,000 and Banned for Life for ‘Extremely Disruptive Behavior’ on an Airplane An unruly passenger has been billed $105,000 after her “extremely disruptive behavior” caused a flight to be diverted with a military escort. British budget carrier Jet2 accused passenger Chloe Haines of “a catalogue of aggressive, abusive and dangerous behavior,” including t...
13:00, 2019-07-19

A ‘Beech Bonanza’ Boosted the Population of This Critically Endangered New Zealand Bird A rare New Zealand bird once thought to be extinct is having its most successful breeding season in years. The kākāriki karaka, also known as the orange-fronted parakeet, is having an “epic” breeding season due to a “beech seed bonanza,” Conservation Minister Eugeni...
13:00, 2019-07-19

‘Whenever There’s Trouble He Rushes There.’ Meet Legislator Roy Kwong, the God of Hong Kong Protests In a narrow office, just across the bay from mainland China, sits the God of Hong Kong Protests. Roy Kwong, a social worker turned politician, is fielding back-to-back interviews while writing a column about the police response to discontent flaring in the city this summer. He’s due for a live...
13:00, 2019-07-19

Britons urged to help record influx of painted lady butterflies High numbers have reached UK in past six weeks and many of their offspring will emerge during Big Butterfly CountWildlife lovers are being urged to help record the greatest influx of painted lady butterflies for a decade as part of the world’s largest butterfly survey.Unusually high numbers of the m...
13:15, 2019-07-19

Iran says U.S. may have shot down its own drone by mistake Iran denied it lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said it had 'destroyed' an Iranian drone that was threatening a U.S. ship.        ...
13:15, 2019-07-19

Millions Have Chrome, Firefox Extensions That Sell Their Every Click Some browser extensions have a side hustle in spying. From a privileged perch in your browser, they pass information about where you surf and what you view into a murky data economy....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Season 11 Out Now on Netflix Jerry Seinfeld is back with another batch of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Season 11 guests include Eddie Murphy, Seth Rogen, Ricky Gervais, Matthew Broderick, and Jamie Foxx among others....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Stop spread of hatred, Javid appeals as he warns of worst-ever extremism threat Britain is facing its worst-ever threat from extremism, Sajid Javid warned today as he called for a new nationwide effort to counter the spread of hardline and intolerant views....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Borrowing jumps as Theresa May announces pay rises A big increase in Government borrowing was revealed today as Theresa May promised pay rises totalling £2 billion for teachers, police officers and other public sector staff....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Moon landing 50th anniversary: What was the Apollo 11 mission? Who were Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins? "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" – those were the famous words of astronaut Neil A. Armstrong as he took his first step on the moon's surface....
13:15, 2019-07-19

How to watch Handmaid's Tale online: stream season three from anywhere Everyone's favourite Margaret Atwood book turned TV series is back and more dramatic than ever! OK, that is quite a niche category but considering just how gripping season three has been so far, we feel that it is an absolute must to watch Handmaid's Tale online right now. The Hulu-made dy...
13:30, 2019-07-19

BritBox: the one-stop streaming service for classic British TV There are plenty of options for TV streaming these days – but if you're hankering after some good old British television, BritBox may be what you need.BritBox is an online portal for British TV boxsets and original programming, bringing all sorts of modern and legacy TV content from the ...
13:30, 2019-07-19

PUBG Mobile Season 8 kicks off: Here's what's new Popular battle royale title, PUBG Mobile has now gone live with Season 8 accompanied by the new 0.13.5 update. The new update brings in new weapons and finally the HDR mode along with a bunch of improvements and bug fixes. As for Season 8, the theme is the ocean and there are many outfits and items ...
13:30, 2019-07-19

Honor Band 5 will be unveiled on July 23, but you'll have to wait to buy one After a solid teaser of the Honor Band 5, the latest news of the upcoming fitness band is a pre-order page for those in China that gives us a clear look at the device and when we can expect it.July 23 is the big day for the unveiling of the new tracker in China, and it's expected to be introduc...
13:30, 2019-07-19

British Open: What you missed overnight, Jordan Spieth surging in Round 2 If you’re just waking up on the East Coast, here’s what you’ve missed in the early morning at the British Open.        ...
13:45, 2019-07-19

BMW names Oliver Zipse as new CEO Electrification advocate succeeds Harald Kruger as the firm ramps up its EV development strategy BMW has named Oliver Zipse, one of the driving forces behind its bold electrification programme, as its new CEO, replacing outgoing boss Harald Krüger.  Zipse, who will assume his new role on 16 August...
14:00, 2019-07-19

Teofimo Lopez must impress against Nakatani Teofimo Lopez is on the fast track to a world title shot. Standing in his way is a fellow unbeaten fighter, Masayoshi Nakatani The post Teofimo Lopez must impress against Nakatani appeared first on Boxing News....
14:15, 2019-07-19

Soaring Shipping Gauge Doesn't Spell Growth Boom A closely watched index that tracks the cost of shipping commodities around the world is at its highest level since 2014. But analysts warn that the surge shouldn’t necessarily be taken as a bullish sign for the global economy....
14:30, 2019-07-19

Shares of ad giant Publicis plunge after cut to revenue guidance Shares in French advertising conglomerate Publicis slumped after the group cut its 2019 revenue growth guidance. Shares of Publicis plunged 8.5% to their lowest level since December 2012....
14:30, 2019-07-19

2020 Corvette moves the engine back and adds over-the-air updates After decades of speculation and nearly endless teasing, Chevrolet has unveiled the long-awaited mid-engined Corvette. Scheduled to begin production later this year, the 2020 Stingray brings the "fastest 0-60 time of any entry Corvette ever" -- with......
14:45, 2019-07-19

Google's $10 Stadia Pro plan includes one free game per month During a Reddit "Ask me Anything" session, Director of Product Andrey Doronichev dished some more details about Google's Stadia online gaming service coming in November. Questions covered number of subjects, from social features to technical details......
14:45, 2019-07-19

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Playing Wolfenstein II: The New Co Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Playing Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Is Emotionally Brutal In Trump’s America • Gaming While Married: Unravel Two • How Much Should We Really Be Paying For These Classic Games? • Favorite Anisongs of Spring 2019: Day 1...
15:15, 2019-07-19

Majority of victims in Kyoto Animation fire were women Twenty of the 33 victims of the Kyoto Animation fire were women. Witness accounts and reports suggested the larcenist had a grudge against the studio.        ...
15:45, 2019-07-19

|PrinceHarry,DenzelWashingtonandOrlandoBloom-9placesinCapeTownyou'relikelytorunintocelebrities South Africa has established itself as a prime destination for international film productions, making Cape Town a prime location for celebrity spotting....
15:45, 2019-07-19

Iran denies drone was downed, offers inspections to end sanctions IRAN’S DENIAL: Iran is denying the U.S. account of an encounter between a U.S. warship and an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, insisting all of its surveillance drones have returned safely to base. Yesterday President Trump announced that the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer “took defensive...
15:45, 2019-07-19

Intelligence committee: New PM must make Huawei decision quickly The intelligence and security committee of parliament has called for the next prime minister to quickly make a decision on Huawei's role in the UK's 5G infrastrucutre....
15:45, 2019-07-19

David Crosby opens up about how he got clean from drugs while in prison Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone....
16:00, 2019-07-19

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
16:00, 2019-07-19

Bangladesh rivers break their banks, forcing 400,000 to flee homes Rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, submerging dozens of villages and doubling the number of people fleeing their homes overnight to 400,000 in one of the worst floods in recent years, officials said on Friday....
16:00, 2019-07-19

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
16:00, 2019-07-19

7 luxurious hotels loved by royalty From the British Windsors to the Aga Khan to Monaco's House of Grimaldi, privacy and discretion is paramount for royals when traveling. First-class hospitality, personalized service and luxury amenities are also essential, so it takes a truly remarkable hotel to capture their hearts....
16:00, 2019-07-19

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press lately, with workers protesting conditions and wages and the EU announcing that it is now weighing antit...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Former NHL player Greg Johnson died of apparent suicide, according to report Former NHL player Greg Johnson, who played 14 seasons, died earlier this month in what has been ruled an suicide, police told the Detroit News.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau slams 'send her back' chant at Trump rally as 'completely unacceptable' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the chant “hurtful, wrong and completely unacceptable.”        ...
16:45, 2019-07-19

The TakeOver has a plan: Teofimo Lopez is ready for three-fight journey Teofimo Lopez's biggest challenge hasn't been his opponent, but the scale. Lopez knows he can only make 135 pounds for a short while longer and wants to face Vasiliy Lomachenko before its too late....
16:45, 2019-07-19

Owens to referee World Cup opening match Nigel Owens, who refereed the 2015 Rugby World Cup final, will get the 2019 tournament underway when he takes charge of the opening game between Japan and Russia in Tokyo on Sept. 20....
17:00, 2019-07-19

US consumer sentiment ticks up slightly in July The University of Michigan's preliminary print on its consumer sentiment index ticked up to 98.4, from 98.2 in June. Economists polled by Refinitiv expected the preliminary read on July consumer sentiment to reach 98.5....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Kosovo PM Haradinaj resigns after court summons on suspicion of war crimes Kosovo prime minister and former guerilla commander Ramush Haradinaj gave up his post after being summoned as a war crimes suspect before a special court. He has already been acquitted twice before in the Hague....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Imran Khan's US visit — Afghan peace to dominate talks with Donald Trump Afghanistan peace is likely to be the key topic during talks between Pakistani PM Khan and Trump. But analysts warn that Washington must not turn a blind eye to a crackdown on media and political plurality in Pakistan....
17:00, 2019-07-19

House of Hohenzollern struggles to make restitution claims Since the last German emperor, Kaiser Wilhelm II, unceremoniously abdicated in 1918, the heirs of the Prussian royals have been trying to regain properties and riches expropriated after both wars. But it's complicated....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Carnival rides injure two in separate incidents at Illinois fairs A woman was injured when she fell from a malfunctioning roller-coaster at an Illinois carnival this week -- and about 45 minutes away, a child was hurt by falling debris when two carnival rides collided, according to new reports....
17:15, 2019-07-19

North Carolina Zoo worker dies after fall during ‘aerial rescue drill’ An arborist at the North Carolina Zoo was killed after toppling out of a tree during a safety drill this week, according to new reports. The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro worker was “engaged in an aerial rescue drill” Thursday morning, and suddenly “fell 20 to 30 feet from a tree and died at the......
17:15, 2019-07-19

Trump blasts media’s coverage of ‘Send her back’ firestorm President Trump took aim at the “Fake News Media” and “the Squad” in a Friday morning tweetstorm about the “Send her back” controversy. “It is amazing how the Fake News Media became ‘crazed’ over the chant ‘send her back’ by a packed Arena (a record) crowd in the Great State of North Carolina, but i...
17:15, 2019-07-19

Reliance Industries Reports Net Profit Of Rs 10,104 Crore In June Quarter Reliance Industries earnings, Reliance Industries share price: Reliance Industries results: RIL shares finished 1.01 per cent lower at Rs 1,249 apiece on the BSE ahead of the earnings announcement by......
17:15, 2019-07-19

Green card scam thwarted by ‘best sex ever’ text that arrived as immigration agent was reviewing phone, prosecutors say A Liberian soccer player’s attempt to trick U.S. immigration authorities into giving him a green card backfired after an agent viewing the phone of the woman he claimed to be his wife saw an incoming message from another person thanking her for the “best sex ever,” prosecutors say....
17:15, 2019-07-19

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Jets Le'Veon Bell, Robby Anderson set to take off with Adam Gase? Adam Gase gets another chance to mold a young quarterback now that he's with Sam Darnold, but it's how he'll use Le'Veon Bell and Robby Anderson that will most interest Fantasy players....
18:15, 2019-07-19

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Community Day: When is it? Event times and bonuses explained HARRY POTTER Wizards Unite Community Day is almost upon us. Here is everything you need to know about the limited time event, including date, times and bonuses....
18:15, 2019-07-19

Lyft adds NYC subway directions to its app Lyft's support for public transportation will soon include one of the biggest mass transit systems on the planet. The ridesharing firm is rolling out access to real-time New York City subway directions through its app over the months ahead, giving lo......
18:15, 2019-07-19

Mystery at Tour de France as Rohan Dennis vanishes in middle of race BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France — In 116 years of racing at the Tour de France, riders have done all sorts of bizarre things, from jumping on trains to fighting with fans at mountain stops. Rarely have they just vanished in the middle of a stage like Rohan Dennis did on Thursday during the first Pyrenea...
18:15, 2019-07-19

Belle Delphine, Internet star who sold her bath water, has Instagram account deleted Belle Delphine, an Instagram star who made headlines for selling her bath water to fans, has had her account removed by the platform.       ...
18:15, 2019-07-19

Assam Limps Back To Life As Flood Situation Improves, 50 Killed So Far The situation in Assam improved amid receding flood waters today, although the number of dead rose to 50 with 11 more losing their lives over the last 24 hours. Officials said 1.5 lakh people continue......
18:30, 2019-07-19

UP Man Entered House To Avoid Dogs. Mistaken For Thief, Set On Fire: Cops A 28-year-old man sustained injuries on Friday after some people mistook him for a thief and allegedly tried to burn him alive when he entered a house to avoid stray dogs in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki......
18:30, 2019-07-19

Black Magic, Lemons Discussed During Karnataka Floor Test Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after its leaders accused his brother and a minister in the cabinet HD Revanna of doing black magic. The BJP made......
18:30, 2019-07-19

"40-50 Crore Bribe To Lure Lawmakers," HD Kumaraswamy Blasts BJP As the Karnataka political crisis deepens, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has today launched stinging allegations against the BJP of bribing Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) lawmakers to "bring down......
18:30, 2019-07-19

Tiger Woods fails to make a move on Friday, projected to miss cut at British Open Tiger Woods finished the Round 2 T-132 at 6-over, five shots off the projected cut at the British Open. It would be his 7th missed cut since 2014.       ...
18:30, 2019-07-19

Longtime college volleyball coach dodges prison after child pornography conviction "His life is ruined," said the judge, who suspended former IUPUI volleyball coach Steven Payne's prison time.       ...
18:30, 2019-07-19

UEFA punishes Bulgaria, Romania for fan racism Bulgaria will have to close part of its national stadium for European Championship qualifiers against England and the Czech Republic because of fan racism       ...
18:30, 2019-07-19

Cummins makes offer for VW's large engines unit: sources United States-based diesel engines maker Cummins has made an indicative offer for Volkswagen's MAN Energy Solutions unit, people close to the matter said, as the carmaker seeks to slim down its portfolio of disparate assets....
18:30, 2019-07-19

Oil steadies as Middle East tensions counter demand worries, set for weekly fall Oil prices steadied on Friday after steep losses in the previous session, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, but weighed by concerns slowing economic growth could dent global oil demand....
18:30, 2019-07-19

Microsoft is encouraging you to save cash on Game Pass Ultimate with 'lifehack' Remember when we told you that you about how to get your hands on the best Xbox Game Pass Ultimate deal? For those not already in the know, players essentially worked out that by extending their existing Xbox Live Gold subscription, and then taking advantage of the £1/$1 introductory offer...
18:30, 2019-07-19

Descendent of Arab musical legend brings nostalgia to Lebanese festival Lebanon's traditional summer festivals harked back to the Arab world's musical past this year, highlighted by a performance by the great-granddaughter of the legendary 1930s diva Asmahan in a......
18:45, 2019-07-19

Rand Paul Offers Actual Journalist a Deranged Journalism Lesson Sen. Rand Paul, alleged “aqua buddha” worshiper and avowed liberty-defender, has some Very Serious Thoughts about journalism, which he helpfully shared with Jeevan Vittal—an actual professional journalist—during a painfully uncomfortable stroll through the Capitol hallway on Thursday evening....
18:45, 2019-07-19

Cummins makes offer for VW's large engines unit -sources United States-based diesel engines maker Cummins has made an indicative offer for Volkswagen's MAN Energy Solutions unit, people close to the matter said, as the carmaker seeks to slim down its portfolio of disparate assets....
18:45, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-U.S. Steel's Slovak plant to cut workforce by around a fifth United States Steel Corp's factory in Slovakia will lay off 2,500 people, or around a fifth of its workforce, by the end of 2021 as it tries to compete with a glut of cheap steel imports from non-EU countries, it said on Friday....
18:45, 2019-07-19

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains on Fed rate cut hopes, energy gains Canada's main stock index rose on Friday, buoyed by rising bets of a U.S. interest rate cut this month and gains in energy stocks due to higher crude prices....
18:45, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 4-BlackRock profit misses estimates, hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
18:45, 2019-07-19

CORRECTED-UPDATE 4-Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions spiked again in the Middle East after the United States said it had destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows....
18:45, 2019-07-19

Man who had leg amputated after being shot by dog reveals how he nearly died Ex-college football player Matt Branch shot on hunting tripLabrador Tito stepped on gun and pulled trigger with pawA former prominent college football player has revealed how he almost died after being shot by a dog during a hunting trip in Mississippi. Related: Feline queasy: eight urgent questions...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Yingying Zhang murder: anger in China as US killer of scholar spared death penalty Brendt Christensen has never revealed the whereabouts of Yingying Zhang, whom he raped and then decapitated in IllinoisA US former doctoral student has been spared the death penalty for kidnapping and murdering a 26-year-old Chinese scholar, prompting widespread anger in China.Last month, 30-year-ol...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Here's Trump hating on America. Is it time for him to leave? The president says if Democratic congresswomen criticize the US, they should go elsewhere. But mocking America is one of his own favorite pastimesAt a campaign rally in North Carolina last night, the president’s attacks against four progressive congresswomen of color culminated in his most overt att...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Beyoncé: The Lion King: The Gift review – superstar shows impeccable taste Her solo numbers are of varying quality, but Beyoncé gives a valuable platform to African artists in this collaborative Disney spinoff(Columbia Records)At first glance, The Lion King: The Gift doesn’t look like a new Beyoncé album so much as a demonstration of the singer’s astonishing star power. Th...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Pardon the rant, but here’s why I love my Mooncup so much | Sophie Wilkinson Menstrual cups are eco friendly, save money and now are officially just as reliable as tamponsIf you’re a Guardian-reading woman of a certain age, it’s likely you’ll have been party to the evangelical Mooncup rant. In the Mooncup rant, one woman tells the other about a convex piece of medical-grade ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Alaphilippe extends Tour de France lead over Thomas with stunning time-trial win • Frenchman extends lead over Thomas to 1min 26sec on stage 13• Thomas was expected to gain time back on AlaphilippeJulian Alaphilippe produced the time trial of his life at the Tour de France to extend his lead in the yellow jersey with victory on stage 13 in Pau.It was expected that Thomas would o...
18:45, 2019-07-19

The day Kieran Trippier met the fitness coach who strikes terror into players | Sid Lowe The England full-back will be working with Oscar Ortega, the Atlético Madrid coach who makes players run until they vomitOscar Ortega has a reputation for being a bit of a sadist. Nicknamed El Profe, the teacher, he is part man, part myth, mixing fear, fascination and fondness too, his very name str...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Big Little Lies: has season two really been a screaming great flop? Fuelled by reports about behind-the-scenes turmoil, armchair experts have torn into the returning HBO drama. But is it really as bad as people say?It is a truth universally acknowledged that – as reliably as Renata Klein sets off any metal detector she walks through in the HBO series Big Little Lies...
18:45, 2019-07-19

California: 'resistance' state has donated more to Trump than to most Democrats in 2020 race President has raised $3.2m in California this year, analysis finds – more than Joe Biden and Bernie SandersResidents of California, the self-fashioned “resistance” state that has sued the Trump administration more than 50 times, has donated more money to the Trump 2020 campaign than to most Democrat...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Dutch court reduces state liability for Srebrenica massacre Responsibility for compensation to families of 350 victims reduced from 30% to 10%The Dutch supreme court has reduced the state’s liability for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre during the Bosnian war, saying peacekeepers had only a “slim” chance of preventing the deaths of hundreds of Muslim men.Judges ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Experience: my dog is a champion surfer The dogs have 10 minutes to catch as many waves as they can. Judges look at length of ride, whether they make it back to shore, and how many tricks they doWhen my golden retriever, Ricochet, was born, on 20 January 2008, she took her first breath in my hands. I had launched a non-profit organisation...
18:45, 2019-07-19

‘Welcome home, Ilhan!’: supporters greet Ilhan Omar as she arrives in home state – video The US representative Ilhan Omar is welcomed with cheers and support as she returns to Minnesota on Thursday after days of inflammatory attacks by Donald Trump. At the airport, supporters shouted their backing of the Somalian-born lawmaker. Meanwhile, Trump tried to distance himself from supporters’...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Thousands without power after explosion, fire at Madison Gas and Electric Two fires are burning at downtown Madison properties of the Madison Gas and Electric company.        ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

AI, quantum computing and 5G could make criminals more dangerous than ever, warn police Law enforcement needs to be innovative and act now in order to keep face with near future criminal threats, warns 'Do criminals dream of electric sheep' paper....
19:00, 2019-07-19

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

What would go in the Rihanna museum? The prime minister of Barbados hopes to mark the musician’s legacy with a special exhibitionIt has been three long years since Rihanna last released an album but, in that time, she has become even harder to avoid. Which is saying something when you consider that, between 2005 and 2012, she released ...
19:30, 2019-07-19

Edward Furlong to return to Terminator franchise for Dark Fate Producer James Cameron and Deadpool director Tim Miller join forces for the latest in series, that also reunites Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda HamiltonEdward Furlong, John Connor in 1991’s Terminator 2: Judgment Day, is to return to the franchise for the first time in 28 years for the forthcoming ...
19:30, 2019-07-19

Switzerland's wine festival – in pictures The Swiss town of Vevey has staged a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century. The three-week Fête des Vignerons, which began in 1797, is held roughly every 20 years and on Thursday...
19:30, 2019-07-19

Miley Cyrus invites Britney Spears over to twerk in new Instagram video Cyrus shouted out Spears on her IG Stories, with the 37-year-old star herself an expert in posting dancing clips to Instagram.        ...
19:30, 2019-07-19

Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 Will Be Launched In India Next Month Suzuki Motorcycle India has announced that it will be launching the Gixxer SF 250 MotoGP Edition in India next month. The company recently launched the 155 cc Gixxer SF MotoGP Edition in India at a......
19:30, 2019-07-19

Oil Heads for Worst Week Since May Oil prices edged higher Friday but remained on track for their worst week since May, the latest turn lower for crude in 2019 as fears of excess supply buffet prices....
19:30, 2019-07-19

Top Gun: Maverick world premiere trailer: It’s not just F-18s this time It's happening... in "2020." San Diego Comic Con's tentpole Thursday morning panel, dedicated to the Paramount and Skydance film Terminator: Dark Fate, saw an interruption from another big face at that combined film company: Tom Cruise. Tom, apparently, could...
19:30, 2019-07-19

Man suffers horrific third-degree burns after vape explodes in his pocket The father-of-two, who had been vaping for eight years, was rushed to hospital where medics had to peel off the melted fabric and perform skin grafts....
19:30, 2019-07-19

|Absa:WedidnotrefusetocomplywithMkhwebaneonRamaphosaprobe Absa has rejected Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's assertion that she had subpoenaed the bank to provide bank account information relating to Mkhwebane's investigation into President Cyril Ramaphosa....
19:45, 2019-07-19

|Mkhwebane:I'mkeepingmumonGordhancourtreviewbid Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has said she is not intending to comment on Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's 'frivolous' court challenge....
19:45, 2019-07-19

|VodafoneCEOtakes£1.3mbonuscutaftershareslide Vodafone said it will cut long-term bonuses for its top two executives by a fifth after an investor advisory group took issue with the UK phone company’s remuneration plan....
19:45, 2019-07-19

|IndependentMedia:Wedidn'tdeliberatelyinflatecirculationfigures The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa has amended its report on newspaper circulations for the period between Q1 2017 to Q2 2018 to accurately reflect Independent Media's circulation figures. Fin24 unpacks why its important these figures are accurate....
19:45, 2019-07-19

The 40 most magical Disney movies of all time Disney characters like Snow White and Peter Pan transcend childhood wonderment. Ahead of "The Lion King," we identify the best Disney movies ever.        ...
19:45, 2019-07-19

New 'It Chapter Two' trailer haunts Comic-Con Pennywise (Bill Skarsgard) returns to terrify the adult members of the Losers' Club in the horror sequel 'It Chapter Two.'        ...
19:45, 2019-07-19

Tyreek Hill Won't Be Suspended By The NFL The NFL announced today that Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who was accused of breaking his three-year-old son’s arm by his fiancée, Crystal Espinal, will not be suspended for violating the league’s personal conduct policy....
19:45, 2019-07-19

House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
19:45, 2019-07-19

Hulu in August: What's available to stream, from 'A Simple Favor' to 'Star Trek' Hulu is offering up original documentaries, 'Star Trek' movies and 'A Simple Favor' in its list of titles coming to the streaming service in August.        ...
19:45, 2019-07-19

Kid Can’t Catch A Break: This 8-Year-Old Who Tragically Died Young Has Reincarnated As His Grandma’s Toilet Three days ago, 8-year-old Caleb Jacobson was tragically killed after being struck by an SUV while running into the road to retrieve an errant basketball. Though it’s hard to think of anything more heartbreaking than a child with his whole life ahead of him dying before he could realize his potentia...
20:00, 2019-07-19

The lesson of Ivanka Trump’s latest reported intervention with her father One of the longest-running themes of the Trump presidency is Ivanka Trump getting credit for stopping her father's problematic behavior — without ever uttering a word publicly....
20:00, 2019-07-19

A Yazidi woman from Iraq told Trump that ISIS killed her family. ‘Where are they now?’ he asked. An awkward exchange with Nobel laureate Nadia Murad was just one of several when the president met with survivors of religious persecution this week....
20:00, 2019-07-19

How to wear: a bodysuit | Jess Cartner-Morley Welcome back to all-in-one simplicityDepending on your vintage, you may or may not know what a body is. Or rather what a body was, back in the late 80s, when Donna Karan came up with a new concept in easy-to-wear, 24-hour, all-black chic, the foundation piece of which was a leotard-like garment with...
20:15, 2019-07-19

Feds find ‘El Chapo’-branded drug packages in $5M heroin bust Three alleged drug dealers were busted in the Bronx with $5 million worth of heroin — including packages branded with the name “El Chapo,” officials announced Friday. “The successful investigation announced today disrupted the flow of millions of dollars’ worth of heroin to o...
20:30, 2019-07-19

Shirtless suspect wanted in fatal sucker-punch attack in Brooklyn The NYPD is seeking the public’s help to track down the person who sucker-punched a 52-year-old man in Brighton Beach who died of his injuries after undergoing surgery....
20:30, 2019-07-19

The NFL will not discipline or fine Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who was investigated after an accusation that he physically abused his son, will not be suspended or fined by the NFL....
20:30, 2019-07-19

Don’t panic, support DR Congo in fight against deadly Ebola virus, UN health agency urges Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, reiterating an appeal for the international community to show support and solidarity for its people. ...
20:30, 2019-07-19

Indictment: Defense contractor Darryl Varnum threatened Florida lawmaker Federal authorities have arrested and charged a Defense Department contractor with threatening a Florida congresswoman over a childhood vaccination bill....
20:30, 2019-07-19

Iran airs video of drone shooting; Donald Trump warns Tehran The Iranian government on Friday disputed a claim that the U.S. Navy shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz -- a position that again brought a steely warning from U.S. President Donald Trump....
20:45, 2019-07-19

Man who claims his amputation stump is pictured on cigarette packs is wrong, EU says A man who claims a picture of his amputated leg stump is being used on cigarette packets without his permission is wrong, the European Commission says....
21:15, 2019-07-19

A$AP Rocky to remain in detention after Swedish court grants prosecutor's request American rapper A$AP Rocky will remain in prison for another week to allow prosecutors to finish their investigation into an assault that took place in June, a Swedish court has ruled....
21:15, 2019-07-19

U.S. and Iran Clash Over Claim U.S. Warship Downed Iranian Drone (WASHINGTON) — Iran and the United States emphatically disagreed Friday over Washington’s claim that a U.S. warship downed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf. American officials said they used electronic jamming to bring down the unmanned aircraft, while Iran said it simply didn̵...
21:15, 2019-07-19

The Latest: Trump lauds Johnson as ‘different kind of guy’ U.S. President Donald Trump has waded back into British politics, expressing enthusiasm for the likelihood of Boris Johnson becoming the U.K.’s next prime minister and panning outgoing leader Theresa May’s handling of Brexit...
21:30, 2019-07-19

Pep Guardiola happy to start season with only three centre-backs • Manchester City manager ‘delighted’ with the squad he has• Guardiola wants Leroy Sané to stay despite Bayern interestPep Guardiola has said it is not vital Manchester City sign a new centre-back before the start of their Premier League title defence. Related: Kompany quits Manchester City to becom...
21:30, 2019-07-19

England set for series defeat with Australia comfortable on sodden day • Australia 341-5 (Ellyse Perry 116)• Ashes slipping away amid the rain at TauntonEngland have moved a step closer to certain defeat in the Ashes after the second day of the Taunton Test, in which rain wiped out the entire of the afternoon and evening sessions.Australia, fully aware that a draw in t...
21:30, 2019-07-19

Chess: Rausis’s cheating puts rankings rise and Sunningdale 2011 in spotlight The grandmaster admitted consulting a phone in a toilet at the Strasbourg Open and now an earlier game is under closer scrutinyIgors Rausis, at 58 the oldest among the world top 100 grandmasters, was last week caught analysing in the toilet during his game in the Strasbourg Open. Rausis later told t...
21:30, 2019-07-19

Labour antisemitism: Corbyn aide wanted to influence party’s panel Jeremy Corbyn's top aide instructed party officials to compile a dossier setting out how Labour's highest disciplinary body could be challenged, leaked emails have revealed....
21:30, 2019-07-19

Family of Chicago infant cut from mother's womb billed $300G for his - and suspected killer's - care by hospital: report The family of a Chicago infant who died last month after being cut from his mother’s womb was billed over $300,000 for his - and his suspected killer’s - care in addition to being misidentified by the hospital using the suspect's surname, reports say....
21:30, 2019-07-19

Trump approval rating jumps, just shy of locking in reelection President Trump’s approval rating has been improving and now is at his all-time high and just a few points shy of what’s needed to guarantee him a second term....
21:45, 2019-07-19

Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court With fewer than 20 left in the South American country’s Gran Chaco forest – the big cats could be classed as a ‘non-human person’Argentina’s supreme court has been asked to recognize the legal rights of the South American jaguar, of which fewer than 20 individuals remain alive in the country’s Gran ...
22:00, 2019-07-19

Sweet! Stroopwafels finally find an American audience McDonald’s introduced the Dutch treat to the masses in June when it included a Stroopwafel McFlurry as one of four limited-time international items.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-19

Restaurants begin to take avocados off menus Pricey avocados are causing restaurants to take them off the menu. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-19

From baby boomers to Gen X: America's retirement crisis by the numbers Thousands of Americans are at risk of going broke in retirement, and it's going to get worse, a Northwestern Mutual Planning & Progress survey says.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-19

Aaron Boone gets one-game suspension for ‘f–king savages’ rant Yankees manager Aaron Boone will face repercussions for his explicit rant at rookie home-plate umpire Brennan Miller. Chief of Baseball Officer for Major League Baseball Joe Torre announced Friday that Boone will receive a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for his hellish behavior, includi...
22:15, 2019-07-19

College football: Take the over with Miami Hurricanes It typically is not recommended to go Over on season wins with a first-year and especially a first-time head coach, but Manny Diaz has been a successful defensive coordinator the last three years at Miami and knows his personnel on that side of the ball. The defense should still be the strength of t...
22:15, 2019-07-19

Madison Bumgarner doesn’t ‘give a s–t’ about trade rumors No one knows for sure if Thursday night was Madison Bumgarner’s last time pitching as a San Francisco Giant. But it was clear he never wanted it to end, as he pleaded with Giants manager Bruce Bochy to send him back out for the 10th inning against the Mets. “I didn’t try to make it......
22:15, 2019-07-19

Comic-Con: New 'Veronica Mars' season drops on Hulu a week early (thanks, Kristen Bell!) Kristen Bell previewed the new Hulu revival of "Veronica Mars" at Comic-Con and then announced the fourth season was ready to binge immediately.        ...
22:15, 2019-07-19

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill avoids suspension Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill will not be suspended by the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy following investigations into child abuse claims made against the wide receiver....
22:15, 2019-07-19

Watch: Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg cracks 3-run bomb vs. Braves Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg recorded two hits in the same inning -- including a three-run homer -- during a rout of the Atlanta Braves....
22:15, 2019-07-19

The Russo brothers talk Marvel, Magic: The Gathering, and 21 Bridges at Comic-Con The Russo brothers Anthony and Joe are now Comic-Con royalty, thanks to their work in the MCU, which recently concluded with Avengers: Endgame. So needless to say, they received a heroes’ welcome when they took to the Hall H stage today for their panel, and proceeded to discuss whatever the hell the...
22:15, 2019-07-19

Succession knows that sometimes it is a big dick competition In advance of the second season of HBO’s Succession, we’ve decided to revisit the first season episode-by-episode. Yes, we shared some thoughts ahead of its season one premiere and also wrote up the finale, but we’re big fans of Jesse Armstrong’s wickedly funny exploration of the ultra-rich and want...
22:15, 2019-07-19

Avengers: Infinity War lost a scene where Thanos was found cosmically guilty The battle on the planet Titan in Avengers: Infinity War is a brutal throwdown between Thanos and a disparate bunch of heroes, as Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Spider-Man, and a few Guardians of the Galaxy tried to strip him of his gauntlet before the big purple guy could get all the Infinity Stones. As...
22:15, 2019-07-19

Mesut Ozil has advice for Joe Willock as Unai Emery hails Arsenal's rising star Arsenal head coach Unai Emery believes that Joe Willock has taken "one more step" towards becoming a first-team regular for the Gunners, with Mesut Ozil praising the young midfielder's self-belief in pre-season....
22:15, 2019-07-19

Apollo 50 Festival: Washington celebrates the moon landing Space fans can learn all about the moon, Mars and NASA at a three-day event in the US capital. Whether you want to know about satellite imaging or be run over by a Mars rover — it's all there!...
22:45, 2019-07-19

Switzerland celebrates rare wine festival Dubbed a once-in-a-generation spectacle, Swiss and tourists alike are flocking to a Lake Geneva town to celebrate the region's winemakers. Organizers said the festival "highlights the work on the vineyard."...
22:45, 2019-07-19

Iran reports seizure of British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf The British Foreign Office has confirmed a second naval vessel has been seized in the Strait of Hormuz by Iranian authorities. The news came after Iran's Revolutionary Guard announced the seizure of a British oil tanker....
22:45, 2019-07-19

Russian suspect in tainted oil scandal seeks asylum in Lithuania After huge amounts of Russian crude oil were found to be tainted, Russian authorities detained several suspects over the scandal. Roman Ruzhechko, the man charged with the alleged conspiracy, sought refuge in Lithuania....
22:45, 2019-07-19

Bulgaria makes biggest military acquisition since fall of communism Bulgarian lawmakers had to widen the budget deficit by 1.6% of GDP to pay for advanced US F-16 fighter jets. But officials have justified the price tag, saying they give Bulgaria a way out of "a technological stalemate."...
22:45, 2019-07-19

The Guardian view on moon landings: a new race for space | Editorial The Apollo 11 mission inspired the world. What has happened in the ensuing half-century?When Neil Armstrong stepped on to the moon 50 years ago, it was down to a giant leap of political and scientific imagination. His footprints on the powdery lunar surface changed the way we saw ourselves, confirmi...
22:45, 2019-07-19

Photos: Chasing storms in southern Arizona #metaslider_285263_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} Tucson’s north side lighting / John Batbie John Batbie John Batbie Douglas, Arizona on Thurs, June 19, 2019 / Greg McCown ...
22:45, 2019-07-19

Hulu's Comic-Con surprise: 'Veronica Mars' S4 is streaming now Forget waiting until July 26th, during a panel at Comic-Con Veronica Mars star Kristen Bell announced season four of the relaunched series is premiering today on Hulu. All eight episodes are live right now, so if you're not at the event it's a perfec......
23:00, 2019-07-19

Bloodborne's atmospheric score is getting a vinyl release Bloodborne is one of the most lauded titles of the current console generation, and a key ingredient in making FromSoftware's game so memorable for so many is its delectably dark soundtrack. The atmospheric score by Ryan Amon, Tsukasa Saitoh, Michael......
23:00, 2019-07-19

Twitter will help explain missing tweets in conversations Twitter will soon do a better job of explaining missing tweets in your conversations. The social network is adding context to "this tweet is unavailable" notices in conversation threads to help explain just why a given post isn't readable. While Tw......
23:00, 2019-07-19

Confusion builds over U.S. ban on Chinese surveillance technology Contractors who buy and install Hikvision and Dahua surveillance systems told U.S. officials on Friday that an ambiguous law that bans purchases from the two Chinese companies could harm their businesses....
23:00, 2019-07-19

Four U.S. lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Four members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Department of Defense....
23:00, 2019-07-19

Russian lawmakers propose making local software mandatory on smartphones Russian lawmakers want to make it a legal requirement for all smartphones, computers and smart TV sets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with certain Russian software in a bid to support domestic software producers, according to a draft bill....
23:00, 2019-07-19

Friday’s Daily Brief: solidarity with Japan, call for DR Congo support, family-friendly workplaces, hottest June ever, Venezuela and Afghanistan updates In today’s Daily Brief: UN stands in solidarity with Japan; avoid panic over DR Congo Ebola emergency; ‘transformative shift’ needed towards family-friendly work policies; hottest June EVER; Venezuelan migrant dangers; stop targeting Afghanistan civilians call....
23:00, 2019-07-19

‘Indiscriminate blasts’ in civilian areas ‘must stop’, UN mission in Afghanistan stresses  The “deliberate targeting of educational facilities” during armed conflict is “a war crime”, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Friday after a bomb detonated near the entrance to Kabul University, in the country’s capital. ...
23:00, 2019-07-19

Here's the high-tech US system that reportedly 'destroyed' an Iranian drone When President Trump announced that the U.S. had “destroyed” an Iranian drone, he didn’t specify whether it was shot down — that's because electronic jamming technology was reportedly used to take “defensive” action....
23:00, 2019-07-19

Ilhan Omar Returns to Minneapolis for Hero’s Welcome After a week of attacks from President Trump and his supporters, Representative Ilhan Omar returned to her district Thursday night for a hero’s welcome....
23:00, 2019-07-19

Beat the NYC heat wave at these cool indoor ice skating rinks In case your sweaty palms and red cheeks haven’t tipped you off, the city is baking under a heat wave. With temperatures creeping near 100 degrees, your standard pool and sputtering air conditioner probably won’t cut it. Our advice? Cool it at one of these indoor ice-skating rinks. At Chelsea Piers’...
23:15, 2019-07-19

Company aims to make flying ‘less miserable’ Being stuck in the plane’s cramped middle seats can be a real pain in the behind – often figuratively and literally – but a company in Colorado is aiming to change that. Molon Labe Seating’s new S1 “Space Seat” design, which was approved by the FAA in June, arranges its rows of economy airline seati...
23:15, 2019-07-19

What tops the list of trendy ‘miracle’ foods Americans are willing to try? From CBD snacks to kombucha and activated charcoal, new research finds three in five Americans have started consuming certain food fads in the hope of a miracle transformation....
23:15, 2019-07-19

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people....
23:15, 2019-07-19

Barbie, the OG influencer, hits up Grand Canyon, Instagrams her way around Arizona The BarbieStyle Instagram account, with more than 2 million followers, is promoting Arizona's most popular sites this week.       ...
23:30, 2019-07-19

Netflix’s ‘The Witcher’ is shaping up to be just as epic as ‘Game of Thrones’ The Witcher is easily one of the most anticipated TV series of the year, a show that we’ve been referring to as Netflix’s own Game of Thrones epic adventure. It turns out that description might indeed be entirely accurate considering what showrunner Lauren Hissrich is doing with season 1...
23:30, 2019-07-19

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin complains about current U.S. lunar ability When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response....
23:30, 2019-07-19

Enable 2FA for Your Discord Account so You Don't Get Phished The good news? A recent phishing attempt hit Discord and only ensnared a small batch of users—around 2,500 in all. The bad news? There’s no easy tool to tell if you’re on that list, so you might as well take a moment to reset your password on the service right now. More important, it’s time to stop...
23:30, 2019-07-19

Here’s How Early You Should Arrive at the Airport Have you ever been late for a flight and had to run through a terminal Home Alone-style? No? Lucky you. If you have had this experience, though, you know that few things add to travel stress more than showing up with mere minutes to spare before your plane leaves....
23:30, 2019-07-19

I learned 3 valuable lessons from this new pesto cookbook You may raise an eyebrow at single-subject cookbooks: “Am I really going to make enough cake pops to justify an entire book on the subject?” (I owned the cake pop cookbook. I made them once and donated the book thereafter.)...
23:30, 2019-07-19

Make Fruity Infused Booze With an Almost-Empty Jam Jar Jam is a delicious cocktail ingredient, and even the tiniest bit can color and flavor a boozy beverage for the better—even the sticky, residual bit that clings to the jar in defiance of any knife, refusing to take its place on toast. As our luck would have it, ethanol has a way of dissolving such su...
23:30, 2019-07-19

Jeffrey Epstein's jail work release in Florida under investigation after sex contact claims A lawyer said Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, had "improper sexual contact" with at least one woman under the age of 21 in Epstein's business office during his jail work release....
23:45, 2019-07-19

GM's partner in China, SAIC, braces for first annual sales drop, report says China deliveries at SAIC General Motors are projected to slide by almost 8 percent to 1.82 million vehicles in 2019 while sales at SAIC's joint venture with VW are expected to fall by about 3 percent to 2 million units....
00:15, 2019-07-20

Cummins makes offer for VW's large engines unit, report says Volkswagen is reviewing all options for its MAN Energy Solutions business as part of its restructuring and has engaged in talks with other potential bidders, according to Reuters. ...
00:15, 2019-07-20

Strait of Hormuz incident: Jeremy Hunt 'extremely concerned' over Iranian seizure of two oil tankers in Gulf UK-registered Stena Impero was seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in the Strait of Hormuz Second seized oil tanker, the Liberia-flagged Mesdar, was later allowed to continue voyage Incident follows on from recent heightened tensions in the Gulf involving Iran, the US and UK...
00:15, 2019-07-20

Some women don't heed warnings of acne drug danger during pregnancy conception (Reuters Health) - It's long been known that the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin - marketed as Accutane and Roaccutane - is tied to the risk of severe birth defects. But even with a special program in place to prevent conception in women taking the drug, each year two to three hundred ...
00:15, 2019-07-20

Star Citizen Alpha 3.6: Hover ships, space stations, and the law warp in Cloud Imperium Games is announcing today the Alpha 3.6 update for Star Citizen, the sci-fi universe that is has been in the works for the past five years.Read More...
00:30, 2019-07-20

PlayStation VR 2 will be great, but don’t be fooled — it won’t be cheap A report this week suggested that Sony will load up the PSVR 2 with the latest tech at a low price point. Here's the reality on virtual reality.Read More...
00:30, 2019-07-20

Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Department....
00:30, 2019-07-20

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’, a senior UN envoy said on Friday, calling for the 15-member body’s continued commitment as the country works to overcome secure lasting peace. ...
00:30, 2019-07-20

Boxing News at Five: Parker waits for Chisora if he wins this weekend, Singh tells Khan to stop fighting “children” The talk of Joseph Parker and Dereck Chisora fighting later this year just won't go away, and Vijender Singh offers to give Amir Khan a proper fight The post Boxing News at Five: Parker waits for Chisora if he wins this weekend, Singh tells Khan to stop fighting “children” appeared first on Boxing N...
00:30, 2019-07-20

How Much Is Your Data Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “true value” of their data to users. Specifically, companies with more than 100 million users would have to provide each user with an assessment of ...
00:30, 2019-07-20

‘Queen of Saratoga’ Marylou Whitney dead at 93 SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Marylou Whitney, a successful thoroughbred breeder and owner whose family helped keep Saratoga Race Course open in the 1970s, has died. She was 93. The New York Racing Association said she died Friday at her estate in Saratoga Springs, after a long illness. No further detail...
00:45, 2019-07-20

Lee Westwood’s British Open lucky charm has him eyeing first major win PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Because he’s 46 now and on the back nine of his career, Lee Westwood is no longer pestered with questions about why he’s yet to win a major championship. The fact that he’s one shot out of the lead entering this weekend at the British Open at Royal Portrush has mor...
00:45, 2019-07-20

Boeing Max 737: airlines delay plane's return until November Southwest, American and United Airlines all put back return date for troubled jetThe swift return of Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft to the skies was put further in doubt this week with airlines signalling that they do not hope to operate the plane any time soon.With more than four months already elapsed ...
00:45, 2019-07-20

Top 3 benefits of vitamin C serum Topical vitamin C serums may have a range of benefits, such as protecting the skin against sun damage and evening out the skin tone. Learn about the benefits and how to use vitamin C serum here....
00:45, 2019-07-20

Former Unaoil Partner Pleads Guilty to Corruption Conspiracy Charges A former partner of Unaoil Group in Iraq has pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges brought in connection with an investigation by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office into the oil-services firm....
01:00, 2019-07-20

|NewYorksignsAmerica’sbiggest-everpurchaseofoffshorewind New York has signed the biggest-ever deals for offshore wind power in US history, a key part of the state’s plan to get all of its power from emissions-free sources by 2040....
01:00, 2019-07-20

|WATCH:UKhitwithrecessionwarningasBrexitbattlebuildsinparliament Britain might be entering a full-blown recession that a no-deal exit from the European Union would compound, blowing a £30bn hole in the public finances, a budget watchdog said on Thursday....
01:00, 2019-07-20

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' begins life term in Colorado 'Supermax' prison Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," entered a Colorado prison known as "the Alcatraz of the Rockies" on Friday to begin a life sentence after being found guilty of a raft of crimes including conspiracy to commit murder....
01:00, 2019-07-20

CBSA’s immigration detention guards shouldn’t wear batons, pepper spray: advocates A group of doctors, lawyers, legal scholars and human-rights organizations says a policy requiring Canada Border Services Agency staff to wear defensive gear while working with detained migrants goes against international standards....
01:00, 2019-07-20

Forget about 'Cats' and check out one of these cat cafes instead It looks like cat cafes are here to stay. From New York and London to Mumbai and Tokyo, find out where to get your coffee and feline fix around the world....
01:15, 2019-07-20

Eli Roth’s studio is making five horror series for Facebook Watch Last fall, Crypt TV announced it would convert its Webby Award-winning short The Birch into a 15-episode horror series for Facebook Watch. The digital studio, founded by Eli Roth and Jack Davis, isn't stopping there. According to Deadline, Crypt TV a......
01:15, 2019-07-20

A new design might make airplane middle seats better A new design could help airplane middle seats a little bit better. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
01:30, 2019-07-20

Global stocks down as big rate cut hopes fade, dollar rises A gauge of global stocks declined after early gains dissipated on Friday as expectations for a strongly dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting were dialed back, pushing the dollar higher....
01:30, 2019-07-20

Trump: U.S. had 'very good talk' with China; in-person talks may follow U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin had a very good talk with his Chinese counterpart, amid signals from China that officials could soon meet face-to-face in their bid to end a yearlong trade war....
01:30, 2019-07-20

Brooklyn Museum’s ‘Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion’ is out of this world Most haute couturiers whip up gowns for galas, chic suits for high-powered meetings and tasteful cocktail dresses for ladies’ luncheons. Pierre Cardin makes clothes to wear on the moon. Those space-age threads — launched in 1964 with his Cosmos collection — included ribbed body stockings and vinyl m...
01:30, 2019-07-20

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz; denies Trump’s claim that drone was brought down  The latest incident comes as tensions rise again in the Persian Gulf, a month after Trump threatened to attack Iran for destroying an American drone....
02:15, 2019-07-20

El Salvador files graft charges against ex-justice minister Prosecutors in El Salvador are accusing an ex-minister of justice and public security of illicit enrichment and seeking restitution of over $1 million in allegedly misappropriated government funds...
02:15, 2019-07-20

No one ever missed a cut quite like Rory McIlroy did at the British Open McIlroy was doomed to an early exit by a disastrous opening round. His second-round 65 before a loving gallery was “one of the most fun rounds of golf I’ve ever played.”...
02:15, 2019-07-20

Jim Harbaugh and Michigan lean into expectations as Ohio State begins new era At Big Ten media days, the Wolverines coach said of predictions that his team would be the conference's best: “I think that’s where I would pick us.”...
02:15, 2019-07-20

Lockheed Martin awarded $112.4M for work on F-35 Lockheed Martin was awarded two contracts worth about $112.4 million for work on the F-35 stealth fighters jets ahead of Pentagon orders to phase out Turkey subcontractors for the program by next March....
02:30, 2019-07-20

A New Legend Begins in the First Trailer for Netflix's The Witcher We’ve had teases. We’ve had butt shots. But now, it’s finally time for us to properly introduce ourselves to Henry Cavill’s take on Geralt of Rivia, best known to fans of the CD Projekt Red RPG series and Andrzej Sapkowski novels as the Witcher.Read more......
02:30, 2019-07-20

Listening to Music Before Getting Anesthesia Can Help You Stay Calm A dose of music might be enough to calm your worries before certain medical procedures. According to a new study out this week, patients who listened to music before having anesthesia injected into them had their level of anxiety lowered as much as those who took a mild sedative.Read more......
02:30, 2019-07-20

New York City Triathlon Canceled This Year, but Will Still Be in July in 2020 The decision to cancel it came a day after Mayor de Blasio urged race directors not to hold the event on Sunday, when temperatures in the high 90s are expected....
02:45, 2019-07-20

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been seized....
02:45, 2019-07-20

How to send uncompressed images on WhatsApp Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. WhatsApp is notorious for compressing its images, so that otherwise-beautiful pictures look like they were shot from a generations-old camera phone. I exaggerate ...
02:45, 2019-07-20

20 stylish pairs of men's sneakers you can get your hands on during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Sneaker District The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is officially underway, with thousands of deals across the entire site. Since footwear will be one of the first categories to sell out, we rounded up 20 of the best men's sneakers on sale. From July 19 through August 4, Nordstrom will be hosting its ...
02:45, 2019-07-20

25 women's fashion deals you don't want to miss out on during Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale True & Co. Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale is a great time to stock up on stylish staples for this season, and the next few. The highly anticipated annual sale will be running from July 19 to August 4. There are thousands of items on sale, but we want to help you find the best ones, so we'll be sifti...
02:45, 2019-07-20

Two die from injuries sustained in south side house fire TUCSON – The two people severely injured in a southside house fire July 19 have succumbed to their injuries, Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed Friday. At about 7:15 a.m. on July 18, Tucson Fire Department battled a fire at a residence near the 36th Street and South Forgeus ...
02:45, 2019-07-20

Meghan McCain opens up about 'horrendous' miscarriage: 'I am not hiding anymore' Meghan McCain, 34, opens up about a "horrendous" miscarriage she suffered weeks ago. "To the end of my days I will remember this child," she says.        ...
02:45, 2019-07-20

Jussie Smollett seeks to derail special prosecutor who might refile charges against him Smollet is trying to stop appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate him again, along with the state's attorney's handling of his case.        ...
02:45, 2019-07-20

Angels designate Harvey for assignment Los Angeles Angels right-handed starting pitcher Matt Harvey, who experienced a setback last month on his rehab for an upper back strain, was designated for assignment on Friday....
03:00, 2019-07-20

Raiders' stadium cost in Vegas soars to $1.9 billion The high stakes for building an NFL stadium for the Raiders in Las Vegas continues to rise with the latest cost estimate now coming in at $1.9 billion, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal....
03:00, 2019-07-20

Smith only Aussie to make Open cut as Scott and Day head home Quiet Australian achiever Cameron Smith was the lone bright spot on a poor day for a proud golf nation, sneaking within two strokes of halfway leaders Shane Lowry and J.B. Holmes at the British Open on Friday....
03:00, 2019-07-20

Iran-backed Hezbollah partnering with communist terror groups in Latin America Iran’s main proxy terrorist group is expanding in Latin America and networking with organized crime and other violent groups, according to U.S. and Argentinean officials....
03:00, 2019-07-20

Pompeo: Iran’s Zarif either ignorant or lying about drone loss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some pointed words about Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Friday, as Tehran denies that the United States downed an Iranian drone....
03:00, 2019-07-20

Trump’s Art of Disavowing a Disavowal After saying he was “not happy” with the “send her back” chant at his rally in North Carolina, President Trump reversed himself, just as he did in 2017 after the violence in Charlottesville, Va....
03:15, 2019-07-20

Opinion: ESPN's Dan Le Batard broke company rules but was right to blast Trump rally's racist chant ESPN host Dan Le Batard did the right thing when he violated the company policy and ripped the racist chant that emerged during a Donald Trump rally.       ...
03:15, 2019-07-20

Ex-UFC fighter Abel Trujillo accused of sending explicit texts, videos to minor Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo is accused of sending explicit text messages and videos to a female he knew was underage.       ...
03:15, 2019-07-20

Jim Herman takes 2nd-round lead in Barbasol Championship Jim Herman shot his second straight 7-under 65 to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship       ...
03:15, 2019-07-20

Crude Oil Turned Down & Not for the Reason You Might Think On July 15, Energy Pro Service chief analyst Steve Craig showed a chart with labels that identified the start of a decline. See the chart -- and forecast -- for yourself, right now....
03:30, 2019-07-20

Watch the First Trailer for Netflix's The Witcher Series At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Netflix released the first teaser trailer for Henry Cavill-starrer The Witcher, its live-action series adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski's book series of the same name....
03:45, 2019-07-20

The Best Movie and TV Show Trailers From San Diego Comic-Con 2019 The Witcher, Rick and Morty, It Chapter Two, Top Gun: Maverick, His Dark Materials, and more - here are the best movie and TV show trailers released at San Diego Comic-Con 2019....
03:45, 2019-07-20

Avengers: Endgame Directors Tease Secret Wars (Again) at Comic-Con At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo entertained "fan questions" from cast members Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Paul Rudd, and Robert......
03:45, 2019-07-20

Musk Says SpaceX's Starship Can Land on the Moon by 2021 Uncrewed SpaceX Starship could land on the Moon by 2021, following which, a manned Moon mission could be a quick possibility, SpaceX founder Elon Musk has said....
03:45, 2019-07-20

Algeria deserved their Afcon triumph but a shame they decided to win ugly | Jonathan Wilson Djamel Belmadi’s side were exciting throughout the tournament yet allowed their verve to take a back seat to time-wasting and diving to edge out Senegal 1-0 in the finalWhy do Algeria make it so hard for themselves? They have been the best team at this Cup of Nations, and in that sense were worthy c...
03:45, 2019-07-20

WeWork will host a Wall Street analyst day this month ahead of IPO The We Company, parent of shared office space manager WeWork, plans to host an analyst day for Wall Street banks on July 31, as the company steps up its preparations for an initial public offering (IPO), people familiar with the matter said....
04:00, 2019-07-20

Oculus founder: Best US minds need to work on A.I. like they did during the nuclear arms race If U.S. scientists and researchers had refused to work on nuclear weapons, like Google did on AI, the world would be much worse, argues Palmer Luckey....
04:00, 2019-07-20

‘We’ve got to do our part’ to prevent right whale deaths: fisherman As a Halifax-based company seeks input for a prototype of ropeless fishing gear, a New Brunswick fisherman has another idea about how to decrease the dangers to right whales....
04:00, 2019-07-20

Scar ('Lion King') takes on Mysterio (Spider-man): Summer's most evil movie villains, ranked "Lion King" hideous standout Scar claws his way into our definitive summer ranking of big-screen baddies. But can he knockout Thanos? Read on.        ...
04:01, 2019-07-20

Lisa Rinna's Daughter Delilah Hamlin Shares Details From Rehab Stints: ''I Couldn't Take the Pain'' Delilah Belle Hamlin is opening up like never before. On Friday, the 21-year-old daughter of Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin disclosed personal details of her mental health journey, which......
04:15, 2019-07-20

Donald Trump Says He Spoke to Kanye West About Working to Get A$AP Rocky Released from Swedish Custody President Donald Trump said that following a conversation with Kanye West, he plans to intervene personally to try to secure A$AP Rocky's release from police custody in Sweden. The......
04:15, 2019-07-20

Today's Jenna Bush Hager Is Speechless After Receiving Cowboy-Themed Baby Shower It's time for a baby shower, y'all! This morning on the fourth hour of Today, guest co-host Sheinelle Jones had a big surprise for Jenna Bush Hager. As it turns out, it was time......
04:15, 2019-07-20

Kylie Jenner's Latest Bathing Suit Snap Is NSFW--or Is It? In the words of Kylie Jenner, "let 'em wonder." While her picturesque gal pal getaway may have ended, that hasn't stopped the reality star from sharing photos from the......
04:15, 2019-07-20

|PICS:MissSAtop16jointheFirstLadytogivebackonMandelaDay President Cyril Ramaphosa's Adopt-a-School Foundation brought together several individuals to volunteer at Olifantsvlei Primary School in Eikenhof on Mandela Day. Among those present on the were the Miss South Africa top 16 contestants....
04:15, 2019-07-20

El Chapo: True drug bosses are still at large The punishment meted out to El Chapo gives the impression that justice has been done. But the really important questions were not asked during his trial, says DW's guest columnist Anabel Hernandez....
04:15, 2019-07-20

Algeria win the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 Algeria are champions of Africa thanks to an early goal and an enormous deflection. As with so many major finals, it wasn't a match to remember. But surely it was a night the Algerian squad will never forget....
04:15, 2019-07-20

Wilma Erskine is the trailblazer behind this British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — It’s no secret that golf, for as long as it has been in existence, has been a male-dominated sport. Nowhere more so than in Scotland, England and Ireland, the places where the game essentially was born. That’s what makes this 148th British Open all the more fascinating: ...
04:30, 2019-07-20

Yankees using T-shirts to let everyone know they’re ‘savages’ Savagery is in style. Following Thursday’s instantly epic, profanity-filled, ejection-fueled rant, Aaron Boone’s popularity in The Bronx elevated to its highest point since his legendary Game 7 walk-off homer in the 2003 ALCS. Before the Yankees manager arrived back home, his words had been emblazon...
04:30, 2019-07-20

Jacob Trouba deal puts Rangers deeper into salary-cap hell Now the Rangers are officially in a bind. As expected, the club signed restricted free agent defenseman Jacob Trouba on Friday to a seven-year, $56 million deal that carries an annual salary cap hit of $8 million. That temporarily puts the Blueshirts into the summer allowance over the cap ceiling of...
04:30, 2019-07-20

"Who Knows Better..": Trump Pits NASA Chief Against Apollo 11 Astronauts President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House Friday, using the occasion to tell his space chief he would prefer to go straight to......
04:30, 2019-07-20

Miami Dolphins' Kendrick Norton released from hospital 2 weeks after losing arm in crash Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton was released from the hospital Thursday two weeks after his left arm was amputated at the scene of a car crash....
04:30, 2019-07-20

ATP roundup: Isner slams 24 aces to reach Hall of Fame semis Top-seeded John Isner delivered 24 aces whole posting a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Australia's Matthew Ebden on Friday in Newport, R.I., to reach the semifinals of the Hall of Fame Open....
04:45, 2019-07-20

Intruder detained after jumping on wing of Nigeria plane prior to takeoff A man climbed onto the wing of an airplane preparing to take off from Nigeria's largest city Friday, sparking panic among passengers inside the aircraft, authorities said....
05:00, 2019-07-20

British Open 2019: Tee times, pairings, TV, streaming and more for third round The third round of the British Open tees off Saturday beginning at 4:35 a.m. ET. Essential information you need to know for Round 3.        ...
05:00, 2019-07-20

Last day! July 20 is last day to get Target's 15% teacher discount Teachers can save 15% on select school supplies, clothes and more for Target's Teacher Prep Event through July 20. Here's how educators can save.       ...
05:00, 2019-07-20

'Clearly a racist act': After biracial boy dragged by school bus, school settles lawsuit The teen's mother sued the school district in May, alleging a bus driver intentionally closed the door on her 13-year-old biracial son's backpack.        ...
05:15, 2019-07-20

Fort Lauderdale water service restored, but another interruption 'very possible' Water service was restored to the city of Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas Friday after a temporary repair was made to a major water main damaged by a construction crew.        ...
05:15, 2019-07-20

Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller dies at age of 90 Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller, who was a student of Gyorgy Lukacs and later taught political theory for 25 years at the New School for Social Research in New York City, died at the age of 90 on Friday, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences said....
05:30, 2019-07-20

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia in face of 'credible' regional threats Washington says move will provide ‘an additional deterrent’ in face of ‘emergent’ risksThe United States has authorised the deployment of military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon says, to provide “an additional deterrent” in the face of “emergent, credible threats” in the regio...
05:45, 2019-07-20

McSally fined $23,000 for 2014 campaign finance violations PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Republican Sen. Martha McSally has agreed to pay a fine of more than $23,000 to settle campaign finance violations from the 2014 election. The Federal Election Commission publicly disclosed the settlement this week. FEC auditors found that McSally’s 2014 House campaign t...
05:45, 2019-07-20

AOC: Trump can't conceive of an immigration system without torture, hurting 'innocent people' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has taken another shot at President Trump amid their ongoing feud, saying he cannot conceive of an immigration system that didn't involve torture or hurting innocent people....
06:15, 2019-07-20

Equifax agrees to pay $700M after massive data breach SAN FRANCISCO — The Wall Street Journal says Equifax will pay around $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The Journal, citing unnamed sources familiar with the...
06:15, 2019-07-20

Tiny shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico turns out to be new species NEW ORLEANS — A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species. And the mysterious pouches that it’s named for, up near its front fins? Scientists say they squirt little glowing clouds into the ocean. Researchers from around the Gulf and in New York ha...
06:30, 2019-07-20

Accused ISIS sniper done in by trove of terror texts: feds A Kazakhstan-born Brooklyn man who the feds say moved to Syria six years ago to join ISIS — rising to become one of the terror group’s top snipers — was ordered held without bail Friday as it emerged that a trove of threatening and boasting text messages was his undoing. “Yo...
06:30, 2019-07-20

Ex-NSA contractor sentenced to 9 years for stolen documents BALTIMORE — A former National Security Agency contractor who stored two decades’ worth of classified documents at his Maryland home was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison. Harold Martin, 54, apologized to the federal judge who sentenced him for a theft that prosecutors have called “breathtakin...
06:30, 2019-07-20

British tankers seized by Iran in Strait of Hormuz UK officials said two tankers were seized by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz Friday — a British vessel and a Liberian-flagged ship – bringing escalating tensions between Tehran and the West in the region closer to the boiling point, according to reports. Iran’s Revolutionary...
06:30, 2019-07-20

'The Dark Crystal' Comic-Con preview goes behind the scenes Besides The Witcher, Netflix also highlighted its upcoming The Dark Crystal prequel series at Comic-Con. Instead of another trailer, the video posted goes behind the scenes, talking to engineers and others at Jim Henson Company who have continued the......
06:30, 2019-07-20

Trump says he is working to free rapper A$AP Rocky from Swedish custody President says that after speaking with Kanye West about musician’s predicament, he will call Sweden’s prime ministerDonald Trump has said he is working to free the American rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been held in police custody in Sweden for weeks.“I will be calling the very talented Prime Minister...
06:30, 2019-07-20

NFL notebook: Chiefs WR Hill avoids discipline Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be punished under the personal conduct policy as the NFL closed its formal investigation into multiple alleged physical altercations....
07:15, 2019-07-20

Unfortunately, there's an app for everything in this first look at season 4 of Rick And Morty Making a season of Rick And Morty takes time. Like, a lot of it. It takes so much time, in fact, that the show has even explicitly poked fun at the long stretches between seasons, letting a certain little poopy pants cop to the “like, year-and-a-half… or longer” viewers would have to wait to see a f...
07:30, 2019-07-20

"We Have Been Detained": Derek O'Brien Posts Video From Varanasi Airport Ateam of the Trinamool Congress, led by party leader Derek O' Brien, was stopped at the Varanasi airport this morning when the party members were on their way to meet those affected by shootout in......
07:45, 2019-07-20

Rajnath Singh Visits Kargil, Will Inaugurate 2 Mountain Bridges In J&K Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday visited the Kargil war memorial in Jammu and Kashmir and paid tributes to Indian soldiers killed during the Kargil war....
07:45, 2019-07-20

4 Earthquakes Hit Arunachal In 24 Hours, Highest Among Them 5.5 Magnitude Four earthquakes of 5.5, 5.6, 3.8 and 4.9 magnitudes hit Arunachal Pradesh one after another on Friday and the early hours this morning, the Meteorological Department said....
07:45, 2019-07-20

Release Plea Of Jessica Lal, Priyadarshini Mattoo's Killers Rejected Release pleas of model Jessica Lal and law student Priyadarshini Mattoo's killers were rejected by the Delhi Sentence Review Board on Friday, sources said....
07:45, 2019-07-20

Kamal Nath Slammed After Accused In Congressman's Murder Seen In Assembly Four months after Congress leader Devendra Chaurasia was murdered, his son received a rude shock when local television channels flashed images of the main accused sauntering around the Madhya Pradesh......
07:45, 2019-07-20

Hackers take over the London Metropolitan Police's Twitter account Late on Friday night, the Twitter account of London's Metropolitan Police Service began tweeting unusual announcements. "XEON IS THE BEST FIGHTER IN SCOTLAND," it proclaimed, alongside the challenge: "what you gonna do call the police?"...
07:45, 2019-07-20

Report: FTC approves a fine for Google over YouTube kids privacy probe Google has to pay the FTC a multimillion dollar fine to settle a probe into YouTube's shortcomings when it comes to protecting kids using its service, according to The Washington Post. The agency launched an investigation into the video-sharing platf......
07:45, 2019-07-20

Fantasy Baseball Week 18 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters feature Danny Santana, Hunter Pence The Rangers picked a fine time to have favorable matchups, what with the return of Hunter Pence and emergence of Danny Santana. Scott White shares his top hitters for Week 18....
08:15, 2019-07-20

Schumer decries 'awful' conditions at migrant detention facility Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused the Trump administration of treating detained migrants “like criminals” after touring a Texas detention facility on Friday, calling conditions he saw there “awful.”The New York Democrat, who led a dozen Senate Democrats to the border, blamed the administr...
09:00, 2019-07-20

Avid players worry about future as Oro Valley mulls changes to its golf operations ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Since moving to the desert from Seattle in 2005 to play golf year-round, Mike Schoeppach found a home at El Conquistador, Oro Valley’s 36-hole golf layout. “When I first moved here, the first thing my wife said was you got to join and I was shocked and pretty ha...
09:00, 2019-07-20

Bicyclist transported with injuries after collision on east side TUCSON — A bicyclist was hospitalized after he was hit by a car on the city’s east side. The crash happened around 8:00 p.m. near Craycroft and Glenn. Officers say the cyclist was transported with serious injuries but do not believe the injuries are life-threatening. TFD just transporte...
09:00, 2019-07-20

A Baltimore, Maryland Disk Jockey team puts their bodies to demonstrate the dangers of hot cars (WBAL) A Baltimore, Maryland Disk Jockey team broadcasted live from inside of a hot, closed car on Thursday to demonstrate the dangers of hot cars in the summer. When the three hosts of the morning program got into the station’s SUV, it was 81 degrees. By the end of the hour, the temperature i...
09:00, 2019-07-20

A Pennsylvania school district is coming under fire for sending letters to parents threatening to put their children in foster care if lunch debts remain unpaid (WBRE) Parents in an Eastern Pennsylvania school district are no longer being threatened with losing custody of their children if they don’t pay their school lunch debt. The change comes after controversy and outrage over a letter sent to parents in the Wyoming Valley West school district who ...
09:00, 2019-07-20

Brazil to extend probe into Vale dam disaster into early 2020: official Brazil's mining secretary said on Friday he expects the sector's main regulator to extend its investigation until January 2020 into the causes of the Vale SA mining dam collapse that killed at least 240 people....
09:00, 2019-07-20

Algeria Sink Senegal To Claim Second Africa Cup Of Nations Title Algeria clinched their first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years, and the country's first on foreign soil, having lifted the trophy as hosts in 1990....
09:45, 2019-07-20

Crystal clear: a cake recipe from hardened honey | Waste Not If your honey has gone crunchy, it’s not a sign of a flaw, but of quality. And even if it’s not quite spreadable, it’s a brilliant excuse to make honey cakeWithout bees, we wouldn’t be able to enjoy coffee, apples and many of the other fruit, vegetables, seeds, nuts and oils they pollinate. There ar...
09:45, 2019-07-20

UPDATE 2-White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban -sources White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday....
09:45, 2019-07-20

Strange illusion makes people forget where their teeth are An illusion can trick people into thinking their teeth are closer to their neck than in reality, showing that our bodily perceptions are easily influenced...
10:15, 2019-07-20