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With a New Memoir, Elaine Welteroth Reminds Us That We’re More Than Enough

She’s known as an arbiter of millennial cool-girl style, but as Elaine Welteroth told Refinery29 she started out just like the rest of us: “a hot mess.”...

With a New Memoir, Elaine Welteroth Reminds Us That We’re More Than Enough

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Say It With Your Chest: Elaine Welteroth Releases Merch Inspired by Her Bestselling Memoir, More Than Enough If you ask me to tell you my favorite event of Essence Fest 2019, it might surprise you. While I still can’t believe I got to be a part of the amazing energy in the Superdome when Michelle Obama appeared or had a front row seat to see Kamala Harris chop it up with straight-shooter Jemele Hill for Sp...
18:30, 2019-07-14

Trailblazing Editor Elaine Welteroth Has Written a Book — and It’s a Hit “More Than Enough,” a memoir from the “Project Runway” judge and former Teen Vogue editor in chief, debuts on the nonfiction list this week at No. 11....
00:45, 2019-06-21

In More Than Enough, Elaine Welteroth Discusses the Double-Edged Sword of #SucceedingWhileBlack Behind every black woman’s success story is generally a well-developed talent for code-switching and at least one person (often, far more than one) who questions her right to succeed. As Elaine Welteroth recounts in her new memoir, More Than Enough, she experienced plenty of both while building her ...
19:00, 2019-06-14

How a 'relentless work ethic' took Elaine Welteroth to top of magazine world Elaine Welteroth is a trailblazer in magazine publishing, and now she's a debut author. Her message to someone who wants to follow in her footsteps:        ...
14:45, 2019-06-07

Another Brazen Trump Administration Corruption Tale, Courtesy of Elaine Chao It is another week in Trump’s America, which means it’s time for another story of our government’s transformation into a piggy bank for rich, corrupt assholes. The New York Times published a detailed examination today of the connections between Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, who is married to...
20:30, 2019-06-03

'Hadestown,' veteran Elaine May score early wins at Tony awards Elaine May and dark musical "Hadestown" were among early winners on Sunday as Broadway presented its annual Tony Awards, capping a season in which shows about race, sexual politics and a trip to the underworld stood front and center....
05:45, 2019-06-10

McConnell dismisses report that his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, steered funds to Kentucky “You know, I was complaining to her just last night: 169 projects, and Kentucky got only five. I hope we’ll do a lot better next year,” McConnell told reporters Tuesday....
01:00, 2019-06-12

The recipe that reminds me of home Greek souvlaki, Somali bean stew, Indonesian omelette – dishes that take our cooks back to their rootsThe key to Somali cooking is xawaash spice mix – translated it means “the essentials”. It’s often described as in between ras el hanout and garam masala, which is how I think of Somali food: in betw...
14:15, 2019-07-14

| Youngster Gauff reminds Serena of herself American tennis legend Serena Williams says the sight of 15-year-old compatriot Cori Gauff training with her father reminds her of her own early days....
15:00, 2019-07-01

What Can a Trans Memoir Do? Jacob Tobia’s new memoir is both timely and “oh so needed”—at least, that’s what the author tells us in the opening pages of Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story. “This book is a rebellion against a mainstream, classical trans narrative that’s, quite frankly, gotten a little repetitive,” they write, desc...
07:30, 2019-07-12

'Seinfeld' turns 30! Where are the stars now? We check in on Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer What have the stars of "Seinfeld" been doing after the TV series wrapped up? From Jerry and Elaine to George and Newman, we check in with the cast.        ...
16:45, 2019-07-03

Death Mark Reminds Us That We Can Never Vanquish Our Ghosts There was a time I was obsessed with American urban legends, especially the horror-themed ones. Learning more about their roots and origins, and how a story evolves over time to fit the social mores of its time was fascinating, if terrifying. Death Mark is kind of like a mix track of creepy Japanese...
22:15, 2019-06-22

Final Fantasy V Reminds Me Of What I Loved About The Series Talking about Final Fantasy has become complicated. A lot of my favorite Final Fantasy memories are from games in the series that are over a decade old....
22:15, 2019-06-22

Lamborghini Reminds Itself That It Doesn't Want to Sell Too Many Cars Lamborghini, like many other automakers, has recently seen the effects of the most simple equation in car manufacturing: that making SUVs skyrockets sales, because people buzz toward them like bugs to lightbulbs. But, Lamborghini’s now having to remind itself, it doesn’t want sales to skyrocket too ...
18:30, 2019-07-09

Suicide and the Paradox of the Memoir A paradox lies at the center of any memoir about suicide, the fact that one can’t write about the desire to kill oneself while that desire overwhelms. The buried tenet of the memoir is made explicit in such work: the past has been filtered through the necessarily changed circumstances of the present...
22:15, 2019-06-03

UK's May reminds Trump of transatlantic ties with Churchill-era gift Prime Minister Theresa May will present U.S. President Donald Trump with a reminder of close Anglo-American ties on Tuesday, marking his state visit to Britain with a copy of a 1941 charter that helped define the post-World War Two global order....
00:15, 2019-06-04

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else. Now, with a drastically shortened timeline, NASA ...
03:30, 2019-06-15

PM Modi Reminds People Of Emergency; Says Don't Take Democracy For Granted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reminded people of the Emergency and urged them not to take democracy "for granted", saying in day-to-day life, it is difficult to savour the joy of democratic......
11:30, 2019-06-30

Serena Williams Reminds the Wimbledon Field That She Is Still a Force A 6-3, 6-4 victory over Julia Görges in the third round showed she shouldn’t be discounted, even if she has been injured and played few matches this year....
20:45, 2019-07-06

Simone Biles Reminds Us How Deep Every Gymnast's Bag Of Tricks Really Is If I had been drinking something when I clicked play on a video Simone Biles tweeted out on May 28, I would have spat it out. The video in question shows Biles during a training session, once again challenging what I thought I knew about gravity:...
02:45, 2019-06-06

Randy Travis candid in new memoir Country star Randy Travis, who survived a near fatal stroke in 2013 that left him with a limited ability to speak, has released his first memoir chronicling his rise to fame in candid detail. (June 3)        ...
18:00, 2019-06-03

PACC reminds owners to keep pets safe, comfortable on July 4 TUCSON – From the booming fireworks to the large crowds filling the streets, Fourth of July can be a stressful time for pets. To make sure your animal companions are safe this holiday, Pima Animal Care Center has released some safety tips to prepare pet owners for the Independence Day festivit...
21:15, 2019-07-03

Maradona film reminds that untameables were not always untouchable | Richard Williams The Argentinian great’s Napoli years show the real pressures of adulation compared to today’s walled-away talentsWhen I sat down in a cinema to watch Emir Kusturica’s documentary about Diego Maradona a decade or so ago, I still thought of myself as a Pelé man. The Brazilian was the footballer who ha...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Windows 10 gets a lot of little fixes – and Microsoft reminds us it’ll start to force updates Windows 10 has received a second set of (optional) cumulative updates for June, comprising of a raft of minor tweaks and fixes for both the April 2018 Update and October 2018 Update, while Microsoft also took the time to remind those still using the former that they will be forced to upgrade to the ...
15:30, 2019-06-19

Former Hearst CEO Frank Bennack writing memoir Former Hearst CEO Frank Bennack is working on a memoir: Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that Bennack’s “Leave Something on the Table: And Other Surprising Lessons for Success in Business and in Life” will come out in October...
12:30, 2019-06-18

On Davey G. Johnson: A Memoir by the Guy Who Built the Car Internet with Him [Editor’s Note: It is with incredibly heavy hearts that we must convey the news that beloved former Jalopnik writer Davey G. Johnson’s body was recovered by Calaveras County authorities last night. Mike Spinelli was not only Davey’s editor here at Jalopnik, but a good friend.]...
23:00, 2019-06-21

India Reminds Pak To Meet Watchdog's Deadline On Curbing Terror Funding After global financial watchdog Financial Action Task Force told Pakistan to curb terror financing by October or face consequences, India today said it expects Islamabad to take "credible, verifiable,......
07:30, 2019-06-22

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Island Fire Department Well, with that mindset, officials with the Rock Island Fire Department are urging cooks to be careful and to be safe during the gr...
00:30, 2019-06-20

Facebook exec reminds the world that the company won't control the cryptocurrency it just announced The need to reiterate these points after only two weeks suggests Facebook will have an uphill battle getting people to trust the company with their finances....
18:15, 2019-07-03

Pissed-off weatherman reminds viewers to prioritize human life over The Bachelorette Despite what Bob Dylan would have you believe, the vast majority of us do, in fact, need “a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” This is especially true in the case of Dayton, Ohio, whose local news interrupted last night’s The Bachelorette airing to broadcast an emergency tornado warning....
20:15, 2019-05-28

Black Mirror reminds us that sometimes unhappy people sing happy songs If “Smithereens” shows how a substantial running time can improve a slight story, “Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too” shows how it can completely fail an overstuffed one. What starts off as an episode about an awkward teenage girl using a pop idol to find confidence turns into a story about a pop idol str...
23:30, 2019-06-05

Woman raped by Brock Turner is writing memoir NEW YORK (AP) — The woman who was raped by college swimmer Brock Turner and confronted him in court before his sentencing is writing a memoir. Viking Books announced Wednesday that it would publish the book, currently untitled, by the woman known publicly as Emily Doe. The publisher declined comment...
22:30, 2019-06-05

Longtime Hearst CEO scores deal to write memoir A taciturn 86-year-old man seen as the bridge between the world of Hearst founder William Randolph Hearst and the modern multi-media giant it is today has a memoir slated to hit this fall from Simon & Schuster. “Leave Something on the Table: And Other Surprising Lessons for Success in Business and i...
16:00, 2019-06-18

Patti Smith Announces A New Memoir, Year Of The Monkey “I began writing it on New Year’s Day, 2016 in cafes, trains and strange motels by the sea, with no particular design, until page by page it became a book,” Smith shared on Instagram...
20:30, 2019-05-31

‘I Carry It Within Me.’ Novelist Colson Whitehead Reminds Us How America’s Racist History Lives On There’s Colson Whitehead up ahead, minutes before our arranged time, dawdling on the corner of 126th Street and Fifth Avenue, dressed in slim jeans and Chelsea boots, his dreadlocks cutting a clean line across his back. I’m content to nurse a half-block distance between us and observe. W...
02:00, 2019-06-28

‘After sex on the damp sheets, we passed out’ – the worst moments from Moby’s memoir Natalie Portman has disputed the musician’s account of their ‘relationship’. But fear not: his new book has plenty more steamy storiesYou can tell a lot about Moby’s second memoir, the follow-up to his 2016 effort, Porcelain, from its title: Then It Fell Apart. You can tell even more from its prefac...
23:45, 2019-05-23

Opinion: Miguel Cabrera reminds us watching decline of future Hall of Famers never easy Detroit has had its share of Hall of Fame talent, but it has been a while since they've watched a player of Cabrera’s caliber in this condition.        ...
05:30, 2019-06-07

Joe Biden flipped out on Dem colleague for blocking his anti-busing bill: memoir Joe Biden lashed out at a Democratic colleague in 1977 for blocking his anti-busing measure in the Senate Judiciary Committee, referring to him as a “dirty bastard” and threatening never to support any of his future bills, according to the former senator’s memoir. James Abourezk, o...
23:01, 2019-07-08

Made in Harlem: Dapper Dan Releases a Memoir and Talks to The Glow Up About His New Mission He was born “the poorest of Harlem’s poor” in 1944, and spent decades hustling before breaking into a legitimate trade. Nearly 75 years later, his designs for Gucci were the ones to be seen in at this year’s Met Gala. He launched “logomania” before it became a phrase, disrupting luxury fashion by in...
19:30, 2019-07-10

Ocasio-Cortez unleashes lawyer on campaign aide who penned memoir Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unleashed her lawyer on a former campaign aide who wrote a book about her victory over former Congressman Joseph Crowley. Ocasio-Cortez’s legal counsel sent a cease and desist letter to Latino activist Ramon Ramirez for his self-published memoir titled “Alexandria Ocas...
00:15, 2019-06-18

Carly Simon writing memoir about friend Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Carly Simon is writing an "intimate, vulnerable" memoir about a very famous friend, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Barack Obama's new memoir may land during 2020 presidential campaign Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir isn’t expected this year, making it likely the highly anticipated book will drop during the 2020 campaign.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

This gripping memoir tells the story of a girl — and South Africa — coming of age Along with her personal stories of belonging, love and family, Msimang teaches readers about race and racism, how one’s political ideology shifts, and contemporary South African political history....
13:45, 2019-06-14

California Gov. Newsom reminds Nike his state is 'open for business' after Arizona pulled incentives over flag California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday praised Nike for scrapping a sneaker release that featured a Betsy Ross flag and said the state was “open for business” following controversy in Arizona....
02:00, 2019-07-04

Emily Doe, the survivor in the Brock Turner sexual assault case, is writing a memoir Emily Doe, who was sexually assaulted by ex-Stanford University student Brock Turner, is writing a memoir on her assault, the trial and her recovery.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-06

Lakeith Stanfield to star in adaptation of Top Chef contestant Kwame Onwuachi's memoir According to Variety, Lakeith Stanfield (best known for Atlanta and Sorry To Bother You, though he’s been everywhere lately) is set to star in a movie adaptation of Notes From A Young Black Chef, the memoir written by former Top Chef contestant—and celebrated American-Nigerian chef—Kwame Onwuachi. T...
06:45, 2019-07-16

Novel, letter, essay, memoir? Eimear McBride on Elizabeth Hardwick’s Sleepless Nights Hardwick’s novel depicts her encounters with Billie Holiday and refers to her divorce from Robert Lowell, but is much more than autofictionWithin the first few pages of Elizabeth Hardwick’s Sleepless Nights the narrator writes of her fondly remembered, now long-deceased mother: “I never knew a perso...
15:45, 2019-06-29

Tan France talks his poignant memoir, the time he nearly quit ‘Queer Eye’ and why he’s bewildered by Olive Garden The fashion expert discusses balancing his life's more difficult chapters with lighthearted musings and lifestyle tips in "Naturally Tan," which hits shelves Tuesday....
05:00, 2019-06-04

Prince memoir ‘The Beautiful Ones’ to combine manuscript with rare photos, lyrics The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death is coming out Oct. 29, combining his unfinished manuscript with rare photos, scrapbooks and lyrics.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Randy Travis opens up about childhood trauma, addiction struggles and the music industry in new memoir In his new memoir, Randy Travis is open about his experience with childhood trauma, his struggle with addiction and his brushes with the law.        ...
13:30, 2019-06-05

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20:00, 2019-05-22

Steve Kerr Tentatively Reminds Shaq Of Obligation To Kiss Kerr's Cheese-Covered Feet Back in 2005, Shaquille O’Neal thought no coach would ever match what Phil Jackson did with the Lakers between 2000 to 2004: guide a team to the Finals four out of five years. “It will never be done again,” Shaq said, promising to kiss the cheese-covered feet of any person that did it, on a TV show ...
03:15, 2019-07-17

HPV vaccine prevents anal cancer, too, 'Desperate Houswives' Marcia Cross reminds us "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross is advocating for HPV vaccines after her anal cancer diagnosis follows husband Tom Mahoney's throat cancer.        ...
23:00, 2019-06-06

HPV vaccine prevents anal cancer, too, 'Desperate Housewives' Marcia Cross reminds us "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross is advocating for HPV vaccines after her anal cancer diagnosis follows husband Tom Mahoney's throat cancer.        ...
23:45, 2019-06-06

Chrissy Teigen's response to critic of Luna's hair reminds us to not mess with mama bear The queen of clapbacks did it again with a monumental sting on a social media poster who dared disparage her daughter's appearance.        ...
22:45, 2019-06-04

Joe Namath on alcoholism, racism, hard relationship with dad in memoir 'All the Way' Famed quarterback Joe Namath takes readers on a journey through his glory days in his engaging memoir "All the Way: My Life in Four Quarters."        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

'Queer Eye' star Tan France talks new memoir, Tina Fey and the French tuck (of course) "Queer Eye" star Tan France has already left a fashion legacy. But in his new memoir 'Naturally Tan,' France intends to leave another kind of legacy.        ...
19:01, 2019-06-04

5 books not to miss: New Elizabeth Gilbert, Tan France memoir, 'Mostly Dead Things' Fashion guru Tan France of "Queer Eye" is out with a memoir, Elizabeth Gilbert has a new novel and Kristen Arnett delights with "Mostly Dead Things."        ...
22:00, 2019-06-02

Emily Doe writing memoir to 'reclaim the story' of sexual assault by Brock Turner Emily Doe, who was sexually assaulted by ex-Stanford University student Brock Turner, is writing a memoir on her assault, the trial and her recovery.        ...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Dwyane Wade is releasing a memoir on the 'essential principles' of his life and NBA career this fall NBA great Dwyane Wade, who retired at the end of the 2018-2019 regular season, has a memoir coming out this fall.        ...
15:30, 2019-06-05

Mom's viral post reminds us that social media isn't real: 'Mamas, don't compare yourself' Jen Flint wrote about a day at the pool where she saw a mom taking photos for social media and worried about mom's comparing themselves to perfection.        ...
01:45, 2019-06-28

5 books not to miss: Alice Marie Johnson memoir 'After Life,' 'Cari Mora,' John Waters Alice Marie Johnson, whom Kim Kardashian West helped free from prison, has a new memoir, and Thomas Harris is back with new thriller "Cari Mora."        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

5 books not to miss: Jill Biden memoir 'Where the Light Enters,' 'The Bride Test' Helen Hoang charms with new romance "The Bride Test," Jill Biden releases her memoir "Where the Light Enters," and more can't-miss new releases.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Demi Moore turns her life 'Inside Out' in 'deeply candid' memoir, due Sept. 24 "Inside Out," the autobiography actress Demi Moore originally planned to write in 2010, finally has a has a publication date. In "Inside Out," due Sept. 24, she writes openly about her career and marriages to Bruce Willis and Ashton Kutcher.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

5 books not to miss: NBA star Andre Iguodala's memoir, Kate Atkinson's 'Big Sky' This week's hottest releases include a new detective novel from Kate Atkinson and a revealing memoir from NBA superstar Andre Igoudala.        ...
04:30, 2019-06-24

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

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin says fans won't influence book ending George R.R. Martin says "Game of Thrones" fans won't influence how he ends his book series, even if the Internet can be difficult to ignore.        ...
11:15, 2019-07-18

European shares fall as tech heavyweight SAP flags trade worries Technology stocks led a slide in European shares on Thursday as software firm SAP reported poor results and was the latest to point out the impact of a protracted trade war between the United States and China on its earnings....
11:15, 2019-07-18

#TrumpRally Erupts in Raucous Chants of ‘Send Her Back’ as Trump Goes After Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar Donald Trump ramped up his efforts Wednesday night to demonize the four progressive, freshman congresswomen informally known as “the Squad,” reveling in a raucous crowd’s chants of “Send her back! Send her back!” in reference to his latest target, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)....
11:30, 2019-07-18

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Thursday....
11:45, 2019-07-18

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

Myanmar filmmaker charged over Facebook posts about military A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial despite concern over his health and an outcry from human rights groups....
12:15, 2019-07-18

Lufthansa plane evacuated at Belgrade airport after bomb threat call A Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt was evacuated at Belgrade airport on Thursday after police received a call saying a bomb was on board, the Serbian interior ministry said....
12:15, 2019-07-18

New London adverts tell visitors to give money direct to charity instead of rough sleepers Westminster council today unveiled digital adverts at central London stations warning "well intentioned" visitors to give money to charities instead of rough sleepers....
12:15, 2019-07-18

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi denies involvement in atrocity The brother of the Manchester Arena bomber today today denied any involvement with the atrocity as he appeared in court for the first time to face murder and attempted murder charges....
12:15, 2019-07-18

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
12:15, 2019-07-18

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
12:15, 2019-07-18

As Congress Seeks Budget Deal, Negotiators Try to Sideline Mulvaney With the clock ticking toward a potential debt default, federal budget negotiators are maneuvering to isolate the man seen as the common enemy: Mick Mulvaney....
12:30, 2019-07-18

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Surfaces in Leaked Renders, May Launch on August 7 Official looking press renders of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 have leaked online, giving a good idea of what to expect from the upcoming high-end Samsung tablet....
12:30, 2019-07-18

No-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession, says OBR Office for Budget Responsibility believes economy would shrink by 2% by end of 2020A no-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession that would shrink the economy by 2% by the end of next year, according to the government’s independent forecasting body.The Office for Budget Responsibility said ...
12:30, 2019-07-18

A Crime Writer Tackles the Sinister Side of Baltimore Laura Lippman knows her way around Baltimore. Not only did the crime writer grow up in the city, but she also spent 12 years reporting for the Baltimore Sun. Her latest novel, a thriller set in 1960s Baltimore, is based on a real unsolved case in which a woman was found dead in a fountain. Lippman d...
12:45, 2019-07-18

Maguire £12m more than De Ligt would be English football's most absurd example yet "Harry Maguire moving for £12m more than Matthijs de Ligt would prove to be the greatest example yet that the market for English players has lost all control, writes Michael Hincks."...
13:00, 2019-07-18

Greenwood the real deal? Rashford praises United’s ‘frightening’ 17-year-old "Is Mason Greenwood set for a breakthrough season at Manchester United? Marcus Rashford labelled the 17-year-old as “frightening” after he scored against Leeds United in a friendly."...
13:00, 2019-07-18

Wallabies name mixed bag for Rugby Championship opener in South Africa Isi Naisarani named to make international debutJames Slipper to make his return to Test rugbyThe Wallabies have covered all bases in their side to face South Africa in Saturday’s opening Rugby Championship at Ellis Park, including debutants, redemption stories and players rewarded for Super Rugby fo...
13:00, 2019-07-18

Message In A Bottle Found In Australia 50 Years On An Australian boy who discovered a message in a bottle on a remote beach may have a new penpal after the Englishman who dropped it from an Australia-bound ship 50 years ago was tracked down....
13:00, 2019-07-18

Congresswomen Helping Fuel Rise Of Militant Hard Left, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump stepped up his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will form a key part of his strategy for......
13:00, 2019-07-18

Miley Cyrus twerks, takes the FaceApp challenge and sees 'them aliens' in Twitter posts Miley Cyrus posted a video of herself to Twitter early Thursday morning that proves she’s back to her twerking antics after a week of participating in viral trends -- including sharing an old photo of herself and agreeing to "see them aliens" at Area 51. ...
13:15, 2019-07-18

|Richemont'swatchsalesdeclineasHongKongprotestssting Richemont reported a surprise drop in revenue from its watch business, with protests in Hong Kong cutting sales in a key luxury market for the owner of Cartier....
13:30, 2019-07-18

How Wendy Williams Finally Got Her Groove Back After Devastating Heartbreak Wendy Williams can't stop smiling. On the July 8 episode of The Wendy Williams Show, the talk show host drew thunderous applause when she revealed she's "officially off the......
13:30, 2019-07-18

Moon landing bombshell: Why shadows point in different directions in NASA photos ONE of the most notorious moon landing conspiracies about shadows on the lunar surface has been debunked – demolishing claims the heroic mission was faked....
13:30, 2019-07-18

Top Searches on Merriam-Webster Include 'Fascism' and 'Racism' After President Trump's Latest Rally Donald Trump held another neo-fascist rally yesterday in North Carolina, where the crowd chanted things like “treason,” “traitor,” and “send her back,” while the president talked about Democratic members of Congress, including Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. Online dictionary searches in the U.S. from...
13:30, 2019-07-18

Blast off with these TV specials celebrating 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's moon landing To honor the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, here are some television specials and series to check out.        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

Julia Roberts wins best reaction to an Emmy snub, noting Clooney was passed over, too Julia Roberts appears to be in good company and in good spirits about her Emmy snub, because she gave a response that deserves an award of its own.        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

Minnesota taxpayers footed the bill for Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Super Bowl broadcast Minnesota taxpayers helped foot the bill when Jimmy Fallon broadcast "The Tonight Show" from Minneapolis as part of last year's Super Bowl festivities.        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

Turkey says defence firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defence companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet programme but the industry will emerge stronger as a result, the head of Turkey's Defence Industry Directorate said on Thursday....
13:45, 2019-07-18

Congolese Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda - WHO A fishmonger who died this week of Ebola may have carried the virus from Congo into Rwanda as well as Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as health workers struggled to track down people she could have infected....
13:45, 2019-07-18

Danske Bank profits hit by higher costs as it sets aside cash for a potential money laundering fine Danske Bank's second-quarter pre-tax profit came in below expectations on Thursday, with the Danish lender citing low interest rates and higher regulatory costs following a money-laundering scandal at its Estonian branch....
13:45, 2019-07-18

The Fed 'shouldn't use all their firepower immediately,' says CIO Deutsche Bank Wealth Management's global chief investment officer predicted the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates twice in the next 12 months, but chances of a four-time rate cut are less....
13:45, 2019-07-18

JoAnn Morgan was the lone woman at Apollo 11’s launch control She’s the lady who put a man on the moon. In a sea of male faces and black ties at the historic launch of Apollo 11, a lone woman can be seen at launch control watching history unfold: 28-year-old engineer JoAnn Morgan. “I hope that photos like the ones I’m in don’t exist anymore,” Morgan,......
14:15, 2019-07-18

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Break Down These Rap Lyrics With Cardi B and Offset Have some trouble understanding the true meaning behind Cardi B and Offset's songs? Jimmy Kimmel is here to help. The late-night host broke down the lyrics of the rappers' hit......
14:45, 2019-07-18

Odion Ighalo Boosts Golden Boot Hopes As Nigeria Finish Third Nigeria maintained their perfect record in third place playoffs at the Cup of Nations having won six other matches between the beaten semi-finalists....
14:45, 2019-07-18

World finance leaders raise ‘serious regulatory’ concerns over Facebook’s Libra The chairman's concluding summary from the G-7 meeting in Chantilly, France, says the officials agreed that so-called stablecoins - cryptocurrencies pegged to real currencies - will have to meet "the highest standards" of financial regulation....
14:45, 2019-07-18

|Courthearsousterofex-OldMutualCEOPeterMoyowas'artificiallymanufactured' Old Mutual ex-CEO Peter Moyo's legal team on Thursday argued that the breakdown in trust cited by his former employer as the reason for his dismissal was "manufactured" and that his reinstatement was "inevitable"....
14:45, 2019-07-18

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

The Morning After: Reviewing Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's time to find out if Apple's new MacBook Pro is worth the money, plus we'll break down the controversy over G2A's business model. Meanwhile, Nintendo slipped in a Switch upgrade and an iconic Braun product l......
15:00, 2019-07-18

Morgan Stanley profit beats on wealth management focus Morgan Stanley reported a drop in quarterly profit but beat analysts' expectations on slim gains in its wealth management business and lower expenses....
15:00, 2019-07-18

ASOS warns on profit again after botching warehouse revamps British online fashion retailer ASOS warned on profits for the third time since December, saying problems ramping up warehouses in the United States and Germany had restricted product availability, hitting sales and raising costs....
15:00, 2019-07-18

BMW to pick new CEO, Zipse emerges as favorite BMW is set to name Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive, picking the manufacturing expert to help the German automaker make the shift to electric and self-driving cars and tackle new competition from technology giants....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Israel: Archaeologists uncover 1,200-year-old mosque The building is one of the oldest mosques ever discovered in Israel. The researchers also uncovered a farm and a small settlement near the mosque in the Negev Desert....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Three French troops killed in Guiana gold-mining raid The soldiers died from toxic fumes while trying to blow up an illegal gold mining installation underground. France has deployed hundreds of troops to French Guiana's remote jungle to clamp down on the criminal activity....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig sign Christopher Nkunku RB Leipzig have signed a talented French midfielder from PSG. This is the latest big move after Sebastien Haller made his record move to a Premier League side. Keep up with all of the Bundesliga moves right here!...
15:00, 2019-07-18

Trump ramps up diatribe against four Democratic congresswomen Trump is setting the tone for the 2020 election by painting four leftist congresswomen as the face of the Democrats. It comes after the House called his comments against the four minority women racist....
15:00, 2019-07-18

US removes Turkey from F-35 program after S-400 fiasco In a widely expected move, the White House has formally begun the process to remove Turkey from its advanced fighter jet program. Turkey has opted for Russian military hardware over its US equivalent....
15:00, 2019-07-18

British Open: Rory McIlroy opens with disaster after quadruple-bogey 8 on first hole Rory McIlroy pulled his first tee shot toward Royal Portrush's unfortunately-placed internal out-of-bounds. He finished 4-over-par after one hole.        ...
15:00, 2019-07-18

Teofimo Lopez is ready to put on a show during and after fight vs. Masayoshi Nakatani The Brooklyn-born lightweight, whose next fight is Friday at MGM National Harbor, hasn't lacked for power or flair in his ascension to world title contender....
15:15, 2019-07-18

'It takes a special person': Baseball Hall of Fame finally home to Mariano Rivera and history's great closers With Mariano Rivera and Lee Smith being inducted, the Baseball Hall of Fame can say it has the best of the best closers.       ...
15:30, 2019-07-18

Daniel Sturridge fined and banned for breaching betting rules as FA appeal for stronger punishment Daniel Sturridge was today banned from domestic football matches for six weeks and fined £75,000 after an independent regulatory commission found him guilty of breaching betting rules....
15:30, 2019-07-18

| Froome wins 2011 Vuelta - after 8-year wait! Chris Froome was upgraded from second place and officially declared winner of the 2011 Vuelta a Espana after champion Juan Jose Cobo's doping ban was confirmed....
15:30, 2019-07-18

Louvre Museum first to remove Sackler family name after opioid protests France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States....
15:45, 2019-07-18

Fact check: Trump’s false claims about Rep. Ilhan Omar Donald Trump falsely accused Rep. Ilhan Omar of professing a “love” for al Qaeda and talking about “how great” and “how wonderful” al Qaeda is.        ...
15:45, 2019-07-18

Diet Rich In Fattening Foods Linked With Depression In Mice Models: Study A new study conducted on mice has now revealed that a diet rich fatty foods and junk foods disrupts function of the brain and may trigger depression....
15:45, 2019-07-18

Review: Tappa's Contemporary Take On Indian Food Is Sure To Tug At Your Heart Strings Tappa's contemporary twist on classics not only stays with you long after you have left, but also compels you to re-think the beauty of desi flavours and the room it leaves for experimentation....
15:45, 2019-07-18

All hail London’s urban jungle as it becomes first national park city With impressive biodiversity and ecosystems, London should set a trend for metropolises everywhere as it becomes the first National Park City in the world...
16:00, 2019-07-18

Twelve Israeli teens arrested in rape of 19-year-old British tourist A dozen Israelis — some as young as 15 — have been arrested in Cyprus on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old British tourist in the resort town of Ayia Napa, according to reports. The woman filed a police report at a local police station Wednesday saying she had been gang-raped by the Israeli teens th...
16:01, 2019-07-18

Dominican Republic ‘beatdown’ victim sues resort for $3 million A Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year has sued the tourist spot for a staggering $3 million, according to a new report. Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington, is suing Majestic Resorts, the parent company of the Majestic Elegance Pun...
16:01, 2019-07-18

Mansion or jail for Jeffrey Epstein? Judge makes decision on bail today A federal judge will announce Thursday whether Jeffrey Epstein will await trial on sex trafficking charges in his Manhattan manse or a jail cell.        ...
16:01, 2019-07-18

50 years after Chappaquiddick: The crash that changed an island, and a Kennedy Fifty years ago this week, days before two astronauts became the first humans to step foot on the moon, Sen. Edward Kennedy was involved in a car crash that killed a woman on Chappaquiddick Island, Mass....
16:15, 2019-07-18

Hemp used for construction gains popularity in U.S. Natural materials builders in the United States have seen interest grow in "hempcrete," a renewable building material made with hemp that can take the place of traditional drywall, insulation and siding....
16:15, 2019-07-18

'Stranger Things' Season 3 may be Netflix's saving grace Wall Street analysts were urging clients to remain calm in the wake of Netflix’s disappointing earnings report after the bell on Wednesday.       ...
16:30, 2019-07-18

4 of the worst things to charge on your credit card Know what not to charge on your credit card before you swipe. These are four of the worst things to charge on a credit card.       ...
16:30, 2019-07-18

Medical bills, tuition, cars: The worst things to charge on a credit card There are certain purchases that don’t make sense to charge if you aren’t going to pay off your credit card balance at the end of the month.       ...
16:30, 2019-07-18

In Rohit Shekhar Tiwari Murder Case, Charges Filed Against Wife Apoorva The Delhi Crime Branch has filed charges against Apoorva Shukla, who is in jail for allegedly murdering her husband Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, son of former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand chief minister ND......
16:30, 2019-07-18

Government Admits Unemployment Figures Were Leaked, Calls Issue "Serious" The government Thursday admitted in the Rajya Sabha that there has been a data leak of unemployment figures and said efforts were being made to ascertain who was behind it....
16:30, 2019-07-18

Aditya Thackeray's 4,000-Km Maharashtra Tour With Chief Ministerial Twist Aditya Thackeray, the Shiv Sena's youth leader and son of party chief Uddhav Thackeray, started today a tour aimed at launching him as the party's chief ministerial face....
16:30, 2019-07-18

New details revealed about Aaron Paul’s mysterious ‘Westworld’ character Westworld fans have been pretty stoked about the return of the hit sci-fi HBO series for a while now, but particularly since the first Season 3 trailer dropped earlier this year and fans were introduced to the fact that Aaron Paul would be playing some sort of mysterious character. In a new intervie...
16:30, 2019-07-18

Democratic candidate John Delaney wants to pay you a carbon dividend Former Maryland congressman John Delaney's presidential campaign climate change platform includes a fee on carbon to reduce fossil fuel use and paying Americans $3 trillion in carbon dividends....
16:45, 2019-07-18

Netflix tries out a mobile-only streaming plan, as subscriber growth slows It’s an interesting time for Netflix. While the streaming service is still in a hugely strong financial position, and able to fund a huge number of original shows and films, it’s uncertain whether it can keep up the explosive growth it’s had in the past few years. In fact, ...
16:45, 2019-07-18

Xbox Live Free Game Update: Download Borderlands Game of the Year Edition on Xbox One NOW The latest Free Play Days game is now live - and you can play it for free on your Xbox One right now. Here's what you need to know about this week's offering....
16:45, 2019-07-18

Apollo 11: Google creates huge moonlight portrait larger than Central Park to honor epic mission As part of its tribute to Apollo 11, Google is using moonlight to dramatically showcase Margaret Hamilton, a pioneer whose computational work helped make the historic mission possible....
16:45, 2019-07-18

European stocks pare losses amid earnings, trade uncertainty; Asos down 17% European stocks pared early losses on Thursday afternoon, as investors digested fresh corporate results and kept an eye on global trade developments....
16:45, 2019-07-18

Crash damages power pole, causes road closure Google Maps TUCSON – A two-vehicle collision is causing traffic restrictions Thursday morning. Pima County Sheriff’s Department says one of the vehicles involved crashed into a power pole near W. Bopp Road and S. Tucson Estates Parkway at about 5 a.m. A driver was transported to the hospital with ...
17:00, 2019-07-18

U.S. DoJ may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger - CNBC The U.S. Department of Justice would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC tweeted on Thursday, citing sources. (http://bit.ly/2XV7c2x)...
17:00, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 2-Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised prices to overcome the effects of severe flooding in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
17:00, 2019-07-18

Jaguar's former design chief Callum launches new company Callum says he still has "15 years left of designing" in him. His new company will focus on styling projects inside and outside the automotive world....
17:30, 2019-07-18

Beyonce upsets hikers by closing one of the Grand Canyon's most sought-after locations to film new music video Some hikers and tourists are upset with Beyonce after the superstar shut down an exclusive and highly sought after part of the Grand Canyon in order to film her latest music video....
17:30, 2019-07-18

Norwich spurn spending spree as promoted sides stay cautious | Ben Fisher Daniel Farke and Chris Wilder are keen to learn from others’ mistakes and resisting the urge to splash out excessivelyIt is hardly a science but for a rough indication of how promoted clubs can best make a fist of staying up, perhaps it is best to examine some of the more disastrous recent attempts....
17:30, 2019-07-18

India Grapples With a Water Shortage as City Residents Reach Their Limits As severe flooding forces millions of people from their homes in northern India, residents in the south of the country are facing a different kind of water crisis: drought. On July 12, a train carrying 2.5 million liters of water arrived in the city of Chennai. That load will provide relief to resid...
17:30, 2019-07-18

The Louvre Removed the Name of OxyContin-Linked Sackler Family From Its Walls The Louvre in Paris removed mentions of the Sackler family on Wednesday, becoming one of the first major museums to drop the name of the philanthropic family that also produces the powerful and addictive painkiller OxyContin. The museum’s collection of Persian and Levantine artifacts has been ...
17:30, 2019-07-18

Kurt Walker: ‘It was unbelievable. It was my major breakthrough’ Irish bantamweight Kurt Walker is delighted with his triumph at Minsk 2019 The post Kurt Walker: ‘It was unbelievable. It was my major breakthrough’ appeared first on Boxing News....
17:30, 2019-07-18

Boxing News at Five: Warrington has “nothing to gain” from fighting Stevenson, Whyte closes in on WBC title fight Josh Warrington isn't entertaining Shakur Stevenson's attempts to draw him into an IBF title fight, and Dillian Whyte gets WBC assurance The post Boxing News at Five: Warrington has “nothing to gain” from fighting Stevenson, Whyte closes in on WBC title fight appeared first on Boxing News....
17:30, 2019-07-18

Secret papers reveal aides 'feared Major winning first lottery' Newly-released government documents show aides were worried about the prospect of former prime minister John Major winning the first National Lottery draw in 1994....
17:30, 2019-07-18

Delta Air Lines just made it cheaper to travel with bikes, surfboards The airline is eliminating its $150 fee for oversize sports equipment, following a similar move by American. Travelers will pay standard bag fees.       ...
17:45, 2019-07-18

MLB roundup: Padres' Paddack shuts down Marlins Padres rookie right-hander Chris Paddack had a no-hitter through seven innings before giving up a home run in San Diego's 3-2 win over the host Miami Marlins on Wednesday....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Clarke enjoys emotions of Portrush Open Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke said he was ready for the wave of support and sense of history at The Open Championship at Royal Portrush, but was more emotional than he expected when he struck Thursday's first tee-shot....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapidly aging society....
18:00, 2019-07-18

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Spotted Testing The next-generation 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan was recently spotted testing. Currently, in the early stages of development, a total of three prototype models of the new C-Class were caught......
18:00, 2019-07-18

7 Things I Do Every Day Before 9 A.M., Though You Should Know I’m Not Particularly Successful, Pretty Much Just A Regular Joe We’ve all heard the old adage that successful people start the day early, and I’m just kind of a random guy, but I also try to do that. If you’re looking to add to your morning routine, here are seven things I do every day before 9 a.m. Go ahead and give them a shot—just keep in mind that I’m not cr...
18:00, 2019-07-18

Netflix just lost US paid subscribers for the first time in eight years The last time Netflix lost domestic subscribers was in 2011 after the company raised prices and tried to separate its streaming product.       ...
18:00, 2019-07-18

Moon landing: Buzz Aldrin took Holy Communion, read this Bible verse on lunar surface Fifty years ago, when American astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, a devout Christian, made history landing on the moon, the first thing he did was give thanks to God....
18:15, 2019-07-18

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
18:15, 2019-07-18

Gossip Girl: The Next Generation? How TV Shows Rebooted With New Casts Spotted on HBO Max: A Gossip Girl reboot following a brand-new group of rich private school kids in New York City. This new generation falls under the watchful eye of a mysterious blogger (Who is......
18:15, 2019-07-18

Surprise! Bradley Whitford and Amy Landecker Are Married Congratulations are in order for Bradley Whitford and Amy Landecker! The Transparent co-stars have tied the knot. The 49-year-old actress shared the big news via Instagram on Wednesday......
18:15, 2019-07-18

Why orthopedic shoes may not really be good for our feet New research into how calluses work for our feet and balance suggests that thick-soled shoes, such as orthopedic shoes, may do us more harm than good....
18:15, 2019-07-18

Trump's business allies and over 400 bundlers give his 2020 war chest a boost The strengthening of Trump's formidable campaign war chest has led his organization and the RNC to raise over $100 million in the second quarter....
18:30, 2019-07-18

Creep gropes woman, smiles when she confronts him A perv touched a woman’s butt in a Korean food court in Midtown while she was waiting to get her food — then smiled at her when she confronted him, police said. The 23-year-old victim was inside Food Gallery 32 on West 32nd Street near Fifth Avenue around 10 p.m. June 23, cops said late......
18:30, 2019-07-18

Lucy McHugh latest: Care worker Stephen Nicholson found guilty of murder and rape of 13-year-old girl A care worker has been found guilty of the "execution-style" murder and rape of 13-year-old Lucy McHugh who was stabbed to death in woodland in Southampton....
18:30, 2019-07-18

Tory rebels flex their muscles in bid to block no-deal Brexit A Tory rebellion against a no-deal Brexit was staged today as a report said crashing out the EU would blow a £30 billion hole in the public finances....
18:30, 2019-07-18

Chip-Based E-Passports With Advanced Security Features to Be Issued Soon Plans are afoot to issue e-passports with advanced security features such as a chip storing personal details of an applicant embedded in the physical passport booklet, the government informed......
18:30, 2019-07-18

This A Cappella Dub of Tokyo Drift Is a Thing of Beauty and Wonder Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is the best Fast and Furious movie. I will not be taking questions at this time. Any piece of follow-up tribute anyone makes to it will be met with swift and immediate appreciation. The latest? This a cappella dub of the first drift race....
19:00, 2019-07-18

At $37,890 the 2020 Cadillac CT5 Hopes to Compete With the Europeans by Being Dirt Cheap The Cadillac CT5 has a big job ahead of it as the successor to CTS, the nameplate that arguably brought GM’s flagship brand into the modern era. But as good as the CTS was, it didn’t sell well enough, and now it’s time for the CT5 to try to fix that issue. Luckily, the new sedan has an ace up its sl...
19:00, 2019-07-18

No matter what happens tonight with the C8 Corvette reveal, the 1990 CERV III concept will always be No matter what happens tonight with the C8 Corvette reveal, the 1990 CERV III concept will always be first in my heart. That will never change....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Southwest schedules without Boeing 737 MAX until Nov. 2, freezes pilot hiring Southwest Airlines Co joined U.S. rivals on Thursday in cancelling more flights until early November due to the continued grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX, which has also prompted the low-cost carrier to freeze new pilot hiring....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Morgan Stanley reports drop in profit, but wealth management gains Morgan Stanley reported a drop in quarterly profit Thursday, hit by lower market activity amid global trade tensions and expectations for U.S. interest rate cuts....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Market-based pricing disappearing on blue-chip US loans NEW YORK, July 18 (LPC) - Market-based pricing is disappearing in US investment grade lending as Credit Default Swaps (CDS) become a less relevant measurement of risk, and lenders feel less need to buy protection against the loans as top companies continue to perform in a stable economy....
19:15, 2019-07-18

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks buck global equity gloom; FX gains Latin America stocks edged higher on Thursday, bucking the global equities gloom, while a tepid dollar and higher oil prices lifted currencies of crude exporters in the region. Signals that the U.S.-China trade standoff was taking its toll on corporate earnings and economic growth dampened the ...
19:15, 2019-07-18

Police call for tougher sentences to deter Extinction Rebellion Met says it is working with CPS on more than 900 cases from environmental protestsPolice have accused Extinction Rebellion of causing “high level” disruption and called for courts to pass sentences big enough to deter them from causing fresh chaos, as the environmental group braces itself for mass p...
19:30, 2019-07-18

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called for an overhaul of the private-equity industry as part of a new proposal targeting Wall Street....
19:30, 2019-07-18

UK foreign minister calls U.S. 'send her back' chanting deeply concerning: TV British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that chants at a President Trump rally of "send her back" were deeply concerning, Channel 5 reported....
19:30, 2019-07-18

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set to perform at Jeddah World Fest....
19:30, 2019-07-18

Netflix unveils trailer for Unbelievable, a limited series based on Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting “If the truth is inconvenient, they don’t believe it.” Such is the takeaway from the first trailer for Netflix’s Unbelievable, a new limited series inspired by The Marshall Project and ProPublica’s Pulitzer Prize-winning article “An Unbelievable Story Of Rape.” Booksmart’s Kaitlyn Dever stars as a t...
19:45, 2019-07-18

Ad Astra isn't your old man's outer space family action-drama in thrilling new trailer There was a somber self-seriousness to the first trailer for Ad Astra, James Gray’s delayed space drama. Brad Pitt’s Roy McBride discovers his father, Clifford (Tommy Lee Jones), who presumably vanished during a journey to Neptune, isn’t actually dead. In fact, he could be up to some nefarious space...
19:45, 2019-07-18

Fallout 76 DOWN: Server Status latest for Patch 11 emergency fix on PS4, Xbox One and PC Fallout 76 Patch 11 caused some unexpected issues in the game and it looks like Bethesda has taken the title offline to fix some of the most glaring problems - here's what you need to know....
20:00, 2019-07-18

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Bring Their Dance Moves and #WadeWorldTour to Italy If you ever needed that push to quit your job and travel the world, just take a look at Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's Instagram feeds. Ok, so we're not retired basketball......
20:00, 2019-07-18

Selma Blair Admits She's Getting "Seemingly Sicker" in Candid MS Battle Update Selma Blair continues to share her truth amid a public battle with multiple sclerosis. In a new Instagram post shared on Throwback Thursday, the 47-year-old actress opened up about her......
20:00, 2019-07-18

Three men sentenced to death for killing Scandinavian hikers in Morocco Three men have been sentenced to death over the murder of two young Scandinavian women in Morocco, the lawyer for one of the victim's family confirmed Thursday....
20:15, 2019-07-18

Trump distances himself from 'send her back' chant: 'I disagree with it' President Trump distanced himself Thursday from a chant of “send her back” that rang out during his North Carolina rally the night before and was directed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. -- saying he “was not happy" with the chant. ...
20:15, 2019-07-18

Origins of Michael Cohen probe unsealed: Court files reveal what led to FBI raids Federal prosecutors in New York on Thursday revealed details concerning why the FBI carried out raids on President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen before he was ultimately charged and convicted of campaign finance violations and other crimes....
20:15, 2019-07-18

'Fox & Friends' hosts on Trump's North Carolina rally: 2020 race is becoming Trump vs. The Squad The hosts of "Fox & Friends" said Thursday that the 2020 presidential race is quickly becoming President Trump against the so-called "squad," as the Democratic Party's candidates struggle for media attention. ...
20:15, 2019-07-18

UnitedHealth Lifts Profit Targets on Stronger Sales UnitedHealth Group raised its 2019 earnings targets after reporting a strong first half of the year, driven by broader sales growth in premiums, products and services....
20:15, 2019-07-18

What Christine Lagarde Brings to the ECB: Flexibility The career of the next European Central Bank chief shows the institution is getting a diplomat and negotiator, not a technocrat or economist. “She is extremely charming and that is part of her style of politics.”...
20:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 3-U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
20:45, 2019-07-18

We’ve had our first blackout. Now we finally feel like native New Yorkers | Emma Brockes It wasn’t on the scale of previous power-cut disasters but now, and for years to come, we can tell everyone how we survived itOne of the more annoying mythologies of New York, for anyone who has lived in the city for less than two decades, is the “what we did in the blackout” story. There was the fa...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protectionsThe president of the United States makes racist comments against members of Congress. He puts kids in cages. Attempts to ban Muslims from entering ...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Seth Meyers to Trump: 'If their country is crime-infested then that's on you' Comics discussed the Republican party’s failure to call out Trump’s racist attacks on Democratic congresswomen of colourLate-night hosts continued their discussion of Donald Trump’s latest racist tweets, focusing on his party’s inability to deal with his bigotry correctly. Continue reading......
20:45, 2019-07-18

Venice to open with Kore-eda's The Truth, Toronto with film about the Band Palme d’Or winner’s new film starring Catherine Deneuve to kick off the Venice film festival, while Toronto gets a documentary about the legendary folk-rockersThe Truth, the new film from multi-award-winning Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda, will open the 2019 edition of the Venice film festival....
20:45, 2019-07-18

IUCN red list reveals wildlife destruction from treetop to ocean floor Latest list shows extinction now threatens a third of all assessed species, from monkeys to rhino raysFrom the tops of trees to the depths of the oceans, humanity’s destruction of wildlife is continuing to drive many species towards extinction, with the latest “red list” showing that a third of all ...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Charles Dickens museum buys lost portrait 130 years after it went missing London museum raises £180,000 to buy lost Margaret Gillies portrait of young author found in South African auctionA portrait of Charles Dickens that was lost for more than 130 years is “coming home” after a successful fundraising campaign.The Charles Dickens Museum at 48 Doughty Street in London sai...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation on Wednesday....
21:15, 2019-07-18

How to get rid of knee pain when sleeping Methods of helping knee pain when sleeping include trying a new sleep position, using hot or cold packs, and losing weight. Learn more about treating knee pain when sleeping here....
21:15, 2019-07-18

The absurd overreaction to Rand Paul’s vote on healthcare for 9/11 responders Liberal comedian Jon Stewart is no fan of Rand Paul. After the Kentucky senator's decision to object to a unanimous consent authorization of healthcare funding for 9/11 first responders on Wednesday, Stewart blasted him as “absolutely outrageous” and lamented his decision as “fiscal responsibility v...
21:15, 2019-07-18

Floatplane carrying 4 Americans, 3 Canadians, crashes into Labrador lake, no survivors expected: officals Officials in Canada said Wednesday the search for several missing people will likely turn up no survivors after a plane carrying four Americans and three Canadians crashed earlier this week. ...
21:15, 2019-07-18

U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson They approved a plan to stop the next prime minister from suspending Parliament as a means of forcing through Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Splatoon 2’s Final Splatfest Begins, Though The Stakes Are Unclear Splatoon 2’s final official Splatfest popped off today. It’s pitting order against chaos in what Splatoon 2 is calling the “Splatocolypse.”...
21:30, 2019-07-18

Amazon Prime Day Glitch Let People Buy $13,000 Camera Gear for $94 If you’ve been bragging to your friends about the excellent deal you scored during Amazon’s Prime Day stunt, don’t. There’s little chance you did as well as many members of the Slickdeals forum did. Thanks to an error on Amazon’s website, several of them were able to score some very expensive photog...
21:30, 2019-07-18

Unit at Russian nuclear plant short-circuited, now back on line: TASS A unit at a Russian nuclear plant was partially shut down on Thursday morning because of a short-circuit in a transformer, but is now back on line, Russia's TASS news agency quoted a representative of the power station as saying....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Rangers pitcher Mike Minor rips trade rumors: 'Almost like I signed just so they could trade me' With Major League Baseball's trade deadline quickly approaching, many players are starting to feel the heat. One Rangers pitcher doesn't want to move.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Royal pains at Royal Portrush during British Open Bad tee shots, from the tall rough, into the bunkers and missed putts. The not-so-top shots from the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Top cloud providers 2019: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud; IBM makes hybrid move; Salesforce dominates SaaS The cloud computing race in 2019 will have a definite multi-cloud spin. Here's a look at how the cloud leaders stack up, the hybrid market, and the SaaS players that run your company as well as their latest strategic moves....
21:45, 2019-07-18

Student accused of rape admitted he ‘just really wanted to have sex’ A Florida college student accused of rape confessed to the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” according to a disturbing new report. University of Central Florida student Jaime Polanco, 21, was arrested Friday after he apologized for raping the victim in a recorded phone cal...
22:01, 2019-07-18

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support in the GOP-majority Senate. ​Approval by a 231-199 vote came after Democratic moderates and liberals ​worked out a compromise to increase it to $15 f...
22:01, 2019-07-18

Kentucky man caught flesh-eating bacteria on camping trip A Kentucky man says he contracted flesh-eating bacteria during a camping trip — and is still recovering from the severe infection nearly two months later, according to a report. Jonathan Metcalf, of Lancaster, took a Memorial Day weekend trip with his family to the Green River, where he went swimmin...
22:01, 2019-07-18

Top GOP official: ‘Send her back’ chants against Omar are unacceptable WASHINGTON — The “send her back” chants targeted at Rep. Ilhan Omar that broke out at a raucous President Trump rally Wednesday night were not acceptable, according to a top Republican official. “There’s no place for that kind of talk,” said Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.), chairman of the Nati...
22:01, 2019-07-18

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed increase in a decade....
22:01, 2019-07-18

The biggest ‘Game of Thrones’ villains aren’t coming to San Diego Comic-Con This may have been the biggest twist in Game of Thrones history, one that we certainly didn’t see coming. The biggest villains from the show aren’t any of the characters, of course, but rather showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss who took just one season to ruin the best show in TV h...
22:15, 2019-07-18

Still Aiming to Confound, the Scrappy Brick Turns a Page A new leader is about to take over from the Williamsburg theater’s founders. A festival there now offers a sense of her transgressive, slightly bonkers vision (sour cream included)....
22:15, 2019-07-18

Meghan McCain calls out Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner: 'Where are you in this?' President Trump's rally in North Carolina Wednesday night was a topic that elicited a passionate response from co-host Meghan McCain on "The View."        ...
22:15, 2019-07-18

'Game of Thrones' star Gwendoline Christie submitted herself for an Emmy nod when HBO didn't HBO didn't submit "Game of Thrones" star Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth) and others for Emmy nominations, but they took care of it themselves.        ...
22:15, 2019-07-18

June 2019 was the hottest June on record across the globe - NOAA June 2019 was the hottest June in 140 years, setting a global record, according to the latest monthly global climate report released on Thursday by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration....
22:30, 2019-07-18

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil production down by 19% on storm shutdowns U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore crude oil production and natural gas output both remained cut by 19% on Thursday because of shutdowns forced by Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. government said....
22:30, 2019-07-18

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
22:30, 2019-07-18

Whoa, Edward Furlong's returning as John Connor in Terminator: Dark Fate Until now, no single actor has played the Terminator franchise’s John Connor more than once. Edward Furlong originated the role in Terminator 2: Judgement Day, but the lofty likes of Christian Bale, Jason Clarke, and Nick Stahl stepped into the role in the franchise’s subsequent films. At the San Di...
22:30, 2019-07-18

Re-Cycle: When Eugène Christophe wore the Tour's first yellow jersey "One hundred years after the introduction of the first yellow jersey, the latest in our historical Re-Cycle series looks back at the creation of one of the most iconic symbols in the world of sport. Felix Lowe delves into the origins of the fabled maillot jaune – first worn by the Frenchman Eugène C...
22:30, 2019-07-18

White Women Are Ready to Mobilize For Trump Following the 2016 presidential election, the popular refrain on the left was that 53 percent of white women voters supported Donald Trump and fucked everyone over. But that 53 percent isn’t easily embarrassed—if anything, they’re getting ready for their close up....
22:30, 2019-07-18

Trump Tries to Blatantly Lie His Way Out of Responsibility for Omar Chant After days spent hurling racist attacks at Rep. Ilhan Omar spilled into his supporters chanting “send her back” at a rally last night, President Trump on Thursday distanced himself the vitriol he helped stir up by ridiculously trying to pretend he disapproved of it and tried to stop it....
22:30, 2019-07-18

The Explicit Embrace of Racism Is Next If you set aside boiling rage for a moment and look coldly at the progression of recent American politics, you can see where we are heading. Into the abyss....
22:30, 2019-07-18

A’s vs. Twins: 1st inning stat makes for intriguing bet This spring, when I first started wagering on MLB 1st Inning Yes/No proposition bets (whether there would be a score in the opening frame), I was most interested in repeating the success we had with NHL 1st Period Over/Under bets late in the season. The NHL success was built on riding teams that con...
22:45, 2019-07-18

Microsoft reports $33.7 billion in Q4 2019 revenue: Azure up 64%, Surface up 14%, and LinkedIn up 25% Microsoft today reported fiscal Q4 2019 earnings, including revenue of $33.7 billion, net income of $ billion, and earnings per share of $1.71.Read More...
22:45, 2019-07-18

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations The European Union today hit Qualcomm with a fine for predatory pricing against a British modem baseband maker, though it took years to reach the finding.Read More...
22:45, 2019-07-18

Intel and SAP broaden datacenter tech partnership Intel and SAP said they have launched a broader multi-year technology partnership focused on optimizing Intel’s platform innovations for the datacenter.Read More...
22:45, 2019-07-18

Nolan Bushnell reveals Alexa-powered murder mystery board game St. Noire Atari cofounder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz have created St. Noire, an Alexa-powered murder mystery board game.Read More...
22:45, 2019-07-18

The Best And Worst Of This Year's Dolores Park Hill Bomb For the third year running, hundreds of skateboarders descended on San Francisco’s Dolores Park last Thursday and gleefully threw themselves down one of the most famous hills in the city at reckless speeds. Some take the crowded Mission District hill on BMX bikes, some rip with no hands, and many tu...
23:00, 2019-07-18

The Forgotten All-Star Game That Helped Integrate Baseball When Cleveland celebrated its sixth time hosting MLB’s All-Star Game last week, it might have seemed an odd event to commemorate baseball’s integration. But when Jackie Robinson stepped onto the field in a Brooklyn Dodgers uniform in April of 1947, becoming the first African-American to play in whit...
23:00, 2019-07-18

Nigerian scammers slide into DMs, so Ars trolls them Enlarge / The heartbreak of being blocked by a romance scammer. The joy of burning an account used in a criminal operation. I've got a history with Internet scammers. I've spent hours on the phone with tech support scammers, and I've hunted down bot networks spreading fake news. But for some reas...
23:15, 2019-07-18

FaceApp's privacy concerns: How the app compares to Facebook, Instagram and SnapChat terms A new wave of interest has made FaceApp the top free entry in the Apple and Google app stores. It has also lead to privacy concerns.       ...
23:15, 2019-07-18

Ft. Lauderdale could be without water service 24 hours A contractor broke a water line last night near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, leaving residents and businesses without water service for up to 24 hours....
23:15, 2019-07-18

Appeals court upholds 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction A federal appeals court on Thursday refused to overturn the conviction of former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli, who's serving seven years in prison for fraud....
23:15, 2019-07-18

Xbox One sales have slowed to a crawl as the current gen wanes Xbox One's sales have dropped off a clip, but that makes sense when you look at life cycle of the current generation. Everyone is waiting for what's next.Read More...
23:15, 2019-07-18

A Century Before Trump’s ICE Raids, the U.S. Government Rounded Up Thousands of Immigrants. Here’s What Happened Advocates who work with migrants in the U.S. were braced for last weekend to bring Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that aimed to deport thousands of undocumented immigrants, and Mexico has been preparing for the arrival of more than 1,800 migrants coming back from the U.S. In the wak...
23:15, 2019-07-18

Man screams ‘Die!’ as he sets fire to Japanese animation studio, killing 33 Authorities said a man sprayed a flammable liquid inside the offices of one of Japan’s premier anime production houses and set it on fire. About 70 people were inside the complex at the time....
23:30, 2019-07-18

UN food chief says full food aid could be restored in Yemen The head of the U.N. food agency says it has reached an “agreement in principle” to restore full food aid to rebel-controlled parts of Yemen after suspending the aid last month...
23:30, 2019-07-18

New border plan: Migrants get 15 days to prove asylum claim — or leave Frustrated with the nonstop surge of illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, a new and bipartisan solution has emerged to give migrant families 15 days to prove they deserve asylum or be sent home....
00:01, 2019-07-19

Rising support for Bloc Quebecois could spoil Trudeau’s reelection bid A Mainstreet Research survey put support for the Bloc at 19.1 per cent in July, up from 13.3 per cent in March. An Ipsos poll from this week put the Bloc at 22 per cent in Quebec, up from 20 per cent in April....
00:01, 2019-07-19

Republican Sen. Rand Paul blocks 9-11 victims’ compensation bill Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money....
00:01, 2019-07-19

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
00:01, 2019-07-19

Please Let Me Buy Individual Joy-Cons To Mix And Match Earlier this week Nintendo announced two new sets of Joy-Cons that will release in October. Once they’re out, the Switch will have over 100 different color combinations, an impressive number of options even by the standards of the most devoted Nintendo fan. But the Joy-Cons are still only sold in pa...
00:01, 2019-07-19

Companies mislabelling products, moving factories out of China to avoid Trump tariffs Most companies that stand to be hurt by Trump’s tariffs are hunkering down, not knowing when, whether or how his yearlong trade war with China will end....
00:15, 2019-07-19

President Trump's post-NAFTA economic vision is working. Keep it up: Today's talker President Trump's new trade deal with Canada and Mexico, the USMCA, follows a fundamental principle: If something is bad for America, don't do it.       ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

Spain's Podemos party rejects Sanchez's plan for cabinet Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez's hopes of staying on as prime minister suffered a setback on Thursday when supporters of the Podemos voted to back him only if the far-left party gets key roles in his future cabinet....
00:15, 2019-07-19

Britney Spears shows off her 'fun summer' in a bikini twirl with boyfriend Sam Asghari Smokin'! Britney Spears and boyfriend Sam Asghari showed off their beach bods during a video montage of the couple dancing by the pool.        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

Howard Stern tells Kim Goldman: O.J. Simpson should be thrown off Twitter While speaking to Kim Goldman during Wednesday's episode of his SiriusXM radio show, Howard Stern called O.J. Simpson's account "maddening."        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

Kevin Spacey criminal groping case dropped due to accuser's 'unavailability' Kevin Spacey was one of the first Hollywood figures to be accused of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct beginning in November 2017.        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

Alyssa Milano defends attending fundraiser for presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson Alyssa Milano raised eyebrows by announcing her plans to attend a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson.        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

Microsoft posts record Q4 results despite Xbox slowdown We're all used to hearing how well Microsoft has been doing by now, so the company's earnings report for Q4 2019 comes as no surprise. Once again, the tech giant performed well, delivering a "record fiscal year." CEO Satya Nadella attributed this to......
00:30, 2019-07-19

Tell us your best memories of the NES This week, Nintendo announced an updated version of the Switch. Meanwhile, one of its oldest consoles celebrated its thirty-sixth birthday. The Nintendo Entertainment System was released on July 15th, 1983 and went on to sell over 61 million units wo......
00:30, 2019-07-19

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        ...
00:30, 2019-07-19

|ThePalaceishiring!R386kforachefwhocanprepare‘diversemenus’ofthe'higheststandard'forhermajesty,theQueen R386 093 per annum, 33 days of holiday and the possibility to stay at The Palace: The Royal Household just updated their website with a vacancy for a Demi Chef de Partie. Here’s what they’re offering....
00:30, 2019-07-19

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....
00:30, 2019-07-19

WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time....
00:30, 2019-07-19

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....
00:45, 2019-07-19

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....
00:45, 2019-07-19

U.S. tells T-Mobile, Sprint to wrap up divestiture deal: 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 need to be divested or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping their proposed merger, a source familiar with the deal said on Thursday....
00:45, 2019-07-19

This tiny $258 handbag is selling out French designer Simon Porte Jacquemus the creative mastermind behind the brand Jacquemus, has quickly developed a cult following comprised of fashion fan girls and celebs style stars thanks to his ultra-chic Parisian signature knits and playful accessories. The Instagram-savvy designer’s most popula...
00:45, 2019-07-19

Storied Russian Miniatures Dwindling in Face of Icon Revival Russian miniatures — boxes painted with elaborate fairy tales — once replaced the holy icons banned by the Soviets, but now history is reversing itself....
01:15, 2019-07-19

Labrinth on working with Beyoncé: ‘She’s a perfectionist’ British singer-songwriter-producer Labrinth is having the best month ever: He produced Beyoncé’s new song from “The Lion King” soundtrack and he’s also the lead composer on the hit HBO series “Euphoria.”...
01:15, 2019-07-19

Anime studio hit by deadly fire is known for skill, fan base Kyoto Animation may not be a giant of Japanese anime, but it has core fans and is known for skilled animators and such hits as “Lucky Star,” “K-On!” and the “Haruhi Suzumiya” series...
01:15, 2019-07-19

Seattle’s New N.H.L. Team Chooses Ron Francis as G.M. The unnamed expansion team will not join the league until 2021, but the ownership group has tasked Francis, a Hall of Famer, with building the squad....
01:45, 2019-07-19

How to Use Faster Context Menus in the Latest iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 Beta The fourth iOS 13 and iPadOS beta has rolled out for developers, and while there are the usual list of changes and bug-fixes in Beta 4, one of the more interesting tweaks is a much more responsive Context Menu that you’ll be able to pull up on any device running iOS or iPadOS 13....
01:45, 2019-07-19

House Homeland Security panel head says Trump words endanger lawmakers The Democratic chairman of the House of Representatives' Homeland Security Committee on Thursday called for an emergency meeting of the board overseeing the U.S. Capitol Police to address what he said are growing threats to lawmakers' safety related to President Donald Trump's actions....
01:45, 2019-07-19

The Way You Open the Hood of An Audi A2 is Totally Bizarre The Audi A2 is already fascinating for being the first ever high volume aluminum-bodied economy car; for its amazing aerodynamic properties; and for its polarizing, bubbly styling. But more than that, it’s the vehicle’s hood opening procedure that I think cements it squarely in the “wacky car” categ...
02:15, 2019-07-19

El Salvador judge gives new charges for El Mozote massacre A Salvadoran judge ruled that a group of former members of the El Salvador military, including leaders of armed forces, will face new charges related to the 1981 El Mozote massacre...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Mariano Rivera memories from the Yankees who know him best Yankees legend Mariano Rivera will be enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, after becoming the first player to be unanimously voted in. There are plenty of memories of the famed closer from his 19-year career in the Bronx, but his Yankees mates were somehow able to pick out their favorit...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav "According To Our Laws": Pakistan Pakistan will grant consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav according to the Pakistani laws, for which modalities are being worked out, the Foreign Ministry said in a late night......
02:15, 2019-07-19

BJP Holds Protests In West Bengal Against Trinamool's Cut-Money Issue The BJP held statewide demonstrations in West Bengal todayin protest against TMC leaders taking "cut" money from the beneficiaries of government schemes....
02:15, 2019-07-19

Vistara Pilots, Grounded For Flying With Low Fuel, Resume Duties: Report Aviation regulator DGCA Thursday permitted two Vistara pilots, who had issued a ''Mayday'' distress call due to low-fuel near Lucknow airport while operating a Mumbai-Delhi flight, to resume their......
02:15, 2019-07-19

Fiery pundit Nancy Grace is back to fight ‘Injustice’ on Oxygen Nancy Grace is back on cable TV covering crime with her trademark doggedness and in-your-face panache. “Injustice With Nancy Grace,” airing Saturdays at 6 p.m. on Oxygen, marks the onetime Atlanta prosecutor’s return to the small screen three years after leaving HLN and starting a Web site and Siriu...
02:15, 2019-07-19

The ‘Cats’ movie looks absolutely terrifying Warning: This two-minute clip will haunt your “Memory.” The trailer for “Cats” dropped Thursday — a day earlier than Universal Studios had announced — giving viewers a first glimpse at the film’s many A-list actors as freaky, human-feline hybrids. The cast — including Jennifer Hudson, Taylor S...
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

Every cop in this Alaskan police department has a domestic violence record: report Every cop in one Alaska city has a domestic violence record — including the chief, a shocking new investigation into lax hiring standards at police departments throughout the state has revealed. Understaffed, low-paying departments across the state are so desperate for new recruits that dozens...
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

How Big Pharma plays games with drug patents and how to combat it Drug companies overcharge in ways that are unique to their industry. America's patent system should reward innovation, not lawyering: Our view       ...
02:30, 2019-07-19

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if it damages his popularity....
02:30, 2019-07-19

Japan foreign minister to summon South Korea envoy over WW2 laborer row: NHK Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono plans to summon South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening political and economic row over compensation for Korean forced laborers in the World War Two era, Japan's public broadcaster NHK said....
02:30, 2019-07-19

The ‘Cats’ Trailer Just Landed. What Were They Thinking? We finally get to see Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and the newcomer Francesca Hayward all furred up. We have five months to get used to it....
02:30, 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

Alberta oil and gas producer cleanup cost estimates set too low, coalition says The Alberta Liabilities Disclosure Project said the province's largest oil and gas companies are underestimating how much it will cost to clean up thousands of oil and gas wells drilled over past decades....
02:45, 2019-07-19

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that 27% of the more than 105,000 species the organization has analyzed are at risk of extinction...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Red Cross struggles to contain ebola in DRC One of the biggest challenges faced in controlling the spread of Ebola from DRC to Uganda is the porous nature of the border between the two nations.        ...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor Department....
03:01, 2019-07-19

‘They Are Human Beings’: Homeland Security Faulted for Treatment of Migrant Children Lawmakers grilled the acting homeland security secretary on Thursday over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy and offensive social media posts by border agents....
03:01, 2019-07-19

'I want to punch myself' says dejected McIlroy Rory McIlroy said he felt like punching himself after suffering a nightmare round at the British Open on Thursday, shooting an eight over-par round of 79 at the Royal Portrush course....
03:01, 2019-07-19

House Dem impeachment support gains new momentum Public support among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump is growing despite Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attempts to halt the effort.More than two dozen Democrats who hadn’t previously taken a position voted Wednesday to advance a measure to impeach the president ove...
03:01, 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

Former Pakistan PM Shahid Abbasi Arrested By Anti-Corruption Agency Pakistan's anti-corruption agency arrested former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday, drawing a furious response from opposition parties, which accused the government of trying to silence......
03:30, 2019-07-19

A bad swing, a big mistake and a 14 for Duval at Portrush Duval takes a 14 on the seventh hole at Royal Portrush, 2nd-highest score on a hole in British Open history        ...
03:30, 2019-07-19

Only Half-Filled Glasses Of Water to Be Served In UP Secretariat: Order In a unique move to save water, Uttar Pradesh government has issued an order to put half-filled glasses of water in the state Secretariat at capital Lucknow....
04:15, 2019-07-19

Ilhan Omar receives hero's welcome home day after Trump rally crowd chant 'send her back' Ilhan Omar has received a hero's welcome home a day after Donald Trump supporters chanted "send her back" as the president took aim at the Congresswoman....
04:30, 2019-07-19

Algae-killing virus stimulates nutrient recylcing in the oceans Nutrient recycling is essential for ecological health and marine biodiversity. New research suggests viruses help promote the turnover of vital nutrients....
04:45, 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

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

Unlocking business growth with SD-WAN Software-defined WAN technology delivers centralized management for network hardware; intelligent, application-aware traffic routing; comprehensive, end-to-end visibility; and simplified security for data transmissions....
04:45, 2019-07-19

2 Horses Die at Del Mar Racetrack in a Collision During Training A rider was also injured in the accident, which occurred on the second day of the track’s season and followed 30 horse fatalities during the recent meet at Santa Anita Park....
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

Democrat lifts hold on Treasury nominees amid ongoing fight over Trump's tax returns The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee is dialing back his threat to block Treasury Department nominees, saying he will allow hearings on three nominees to proceed....
05:00, 2019-07-19

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Review: A Superhero Smash On Switch Almost a decade after its predecessor, Marvel's Ultimate Alliance 3 swings onto the Switch. Does it stick the landing, or should this one have been caught in the Thanos Snap?...
05:00, 2019-07-19

Please Stop Using Citroën H Vans as Food Trucks Allow me to rant, because I need to get this off my chest. Despite being a bit of a hipster myself, I despise when a perfectly good Citroën H is used to putter from event to event hawking poorly made coffee or bespoke natural ice bars or whatever. The van was intended to be a simple and easy to repa...
05:00, 2019-07-19

Just How Involved Is The Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss With His Hit Show? The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss is making headlines over some disturbing allegations, prompting many to wonder if the production of the hit ABC show and its spinoffs will be affected. The answer:......
05:00, 2019-07-19

Luann de Lesseps Reveals Her The Real Housewives of New York City Season 11 Regrets It's been a hell of a year for Luann de Lesseps on The Real Housewives of New York City. Luann, who started filming season 11 after a second stint in rehab, found success with her cabaret......
05:00, 2019-07-19

Coco Gauff, the 15-year-old who made a remarkable run at Wimbledon, to play Citi Open After a remarkable Wimbledon run, 15-year-old tennis sensation Cori "Coco" Gauff is eligible to compete at the Citi Open later this month.        ...
05:00, 2019-07-19

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this refreshing fruit could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms can be reduced by following a well-balanced diet. Here’s how eating this fruit 'in moderation' could lower blood sugar levels....
05:15, 2019-07-19

Fujifilm's new XF 16-80mm f/4 R comes with a whopping six stops of stabilization While images of the lens leaked online a day before the official launch, Fujifilm has taken the wraps off the new XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR lens, and it seems this optic could be one of the best Fujinon lenses yet.Weighing in at just 440g, the lens is 40% lighter than a similar lens for a full-frame c...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Matt Prior: how much is too much for a hot hatchback? Renault Mégane RS Trophy-R is an exceptional car The new Renault Megane RS Trophy-R will likely cost a whopping £50,000 - but that's not so shocking after you've driven it A colleague – let’s call him Mark – reads a proof of the Renault Mégane RS Trophy-R review with an intake of breath and a que...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Boeing 737 Max Troubles Add Up: $8 Billion and Counting The company, which had already announced $1 billion in costs from the jet’s grounding after two crashes, added $5.6 billion to compensate airlines and $1.7 billion due to a production slowdown....
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

JB Holmes hits the front at the Open amid agony for home hero Rory McIlroy • Holmes leads from Lowry with a string of big names well placed• Rory McIlroy reeling from nightmare round of 79“I don’t feel like I’m the centre of attention,” insisted Rory McIlroy before a ball was struck in this, the 148th Open Championship. Well, he is now – for reasons far removed from the fa...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Oil jumps, Brent up more than 2% after U.S. 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....
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

As Part of a $3 Million Investment, Serena Williams Adds Her Power to the Fight Against Maternal Mortality What does it mean when the most recognizable female athlete in the world can’t get the attention she needs when suffering complications after giving birth? For Serena Williams, it meant becoming intimately familiar with the crisis currently facing so many black expectant mothers—the threat of a life...
06:15, 2019-07-19

The ‘Baby-Faced Assassin’: Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Scores Allure’s August Cover She may not have managed another Grand Slam at the French Open or Wimbledon (that Australian Open, though), but Naomi Osaka is still a tennis phenom on the rise—with a rising profile that now includes the cover of Allure’s August issue. It’s the Japanese-Haitian athlete’s first American fashion maga...
06:15, 2019-07-19

Letting Jeffrey Epstein loose could lead to new victims: judge Jeffrey Epstein doesn’t just pose a huge risk of jumping bail — he also has “uncontrollable” urges that make him a serious danger to underage girls and young women, a judge said Thursday. During a brief hearing in Manhattan federal court, the multimillionaire financier and convicted pedophile was de...
06:30, 2019-07-19

Watch as dapper man snags piggy-back ride through flooded NJ train station Video producer Ashley Maas told The Post she was walking through the station when she saw the man at the bottom of some steps, seemingly frozen in place by the cascading water and rising tide in front of him....
06:30, 2019-07-19

Eric Garner’s mom demands cop’s firing during de Blasio meeting “For the family, no part of the justice process has provided any satisfaction or closure,” de Blasio admitted in a statement. “In effect, they feel that door after door has been closed in their face.”...
06:30, 2019-07-19

Cops lift shelter-in-place order after NJ chemical plant fire New Jersey cops ordered East Rutherford residents to shut down their air conditioners and shelter in place Thursday amid air contamination fears sparked by a fire at a nearby chemical plant. The blaze broke out at the Diamond Chemical Co. off of Route 17, according to the East Rutherford Fire Depart...
06:30, 2019-07-19

MLB notebook: Marlins activate INF Prado from IL The Miami Marlins activated veteran infielder Martin Prado from the 10-day injured list Thursday and replaced him on the IL with utility man JT Riddle....
06:30, 2019-07-19

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia to Serve as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tapping a well-known figure in labor policy after the resignation of Alex Acosta....
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

June 2019 broke global heat record: US agency A US scientific agency has reported record-breaking temperatures in several regions across the globe, including Europe. Scientists have warned of the destabilizing effect of carbon emissions on Earth's climate....
06:45, 2019-07-19

Russia-based FaceApp goes viral, gets a closer look Life really is short for anyone using FaceApp. The aging and face manipulation app has taken smartphones by storm, but cybersecurity experts and politicians are warning user data could fall into the wrong hands....
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

German Women's World Cup referee Riem Hussein: Why shouldn't women referee a men's tournament? After making her first World Cup appearance in France earlier this summer, German referee Riem Hussein talks to DW about equality in sport, VAR and a personal record....
06:45, 2019-07-19

GM flexes engineering muscle with radical Corvette overhaul With a new midengine layout, the 2020 Corvette Stingray -- a barometer of GM's engineering prowess in an era of rapidly changing technology -- looks to be one of the most advanced vehicles the company has developed since it tested the world's first fuel cell vehicle in 1966 and, five years later, bu...
06:45, 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

After Backlash, Donald Trump Says Lawmakers "Obligated To Love Country" US President Donald Trump has said lawmakers have an obligation to love and embrace the country, as he disavowed the chanting of "send her back" by his supporters against a Democratic Congresswoman....
07:00, 2019-07-19

‘I have a lot of hope now’: Wife of jailed Saudi blogger hails Pence’s call for husband’s release The wife of jailed Saudi dissident Raif Badawi said U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence gave her hope Thursday when he called on Saudi Arabia to free her husband....
07:00, 2019-07-19

Service held for Tucson businessman George Kalil TUCSON- Funeral services were held today for Tucson businessman and Wildcat fan, George Kalil. Kalil died last week at the age of 81. Services were held at Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church and he was buried at Holy Hope Cemetery. Kalil was president of Kalil Bottling company and a booster for Ar...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Veteran Rescue Mission to file lawsuit against Pima County TUCSON – Veteran Rescue Mission serves as a safe place for veterans to eat, sleep and worship. This month, it received a letter from the Pima County Attorney saying, due to zoning issues, their church cannot operate on the property. Pima County said what the mission is doing is noble but it ne...
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

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

What are the signs of emotional abuse? Some signs of emotional abuse include controlling, shaming, blaming, and purposely humiliating another person. Emotional abuse can occur in many situations. Learn more about the signs, as well as what to do, here....
07:30, 2019-07-19

Stephen Strasburg's Mighty Batsmanship Overwhelms The Braves Stephen Strasburg pitched five-plus innings Thursday night in the first game of an important four-game series in Atlanta against the NL East-leading Braves. It was a solid outing, especially considering the competition: Strasburg struck out seven and allowed three earned runs, and got the win, in la...
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

Rich Greenfield, other BTIG analysts launch new firm Richard Greenfield and other key analysts on BTIG’s technology, media and telecommunications team have formed a breakaway shop but will continue to partner with the financial services firm they’ve served for nearly a decade. Noted BTIG analysts Walter Piecyk and Brandon Ross will join Greenfield in ...
08:00, 2019-07-19

Iran denies that US shot down its drone in the Strait of Hormuz Iran on Friday denied that the United States took down one of their drones in the Strait of Hormuz, as President Trump had said hours earlier. “We have not lost any drone in the Strait of Hormuz nor anywhere else,” Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi tweeted. Also, Foreign Minister Mo...
08:45, 2019-07-19

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man set himself on fire outside the Japan embassy in Seoul, South Korea on Friday amid tension between the two countries. The man, who was in his 70s, started the fire inside his car as it was parked in front of the building where the Japanese Embassy is located, according to police in Seoul.......
08:45, 2019-07-19

‘Womb Raiders’ charged with murder of baby they allegedly ripped from pregnant teen The women who allegedly slaughtered a pregnant Chicago teenager and ripped the baby from her womb were charged Thursday in the death of the newborn. Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and her daughter Desiree Figueroa, 24, were already charged for the first-degree murder of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, whose ...
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

From 'manholes' to 'maintenance holes': Berkeley votes to replace gender-specific words Associated Press Berkeley City Council members unanimously voted this week to replace gender-specific words in the city code with gender-neutral terms. The San Francisco Bay Area city is known for its long history of progressive politics and "first of" ordinances. City Council member Rigel Robinson...
09:15, 2019-07-19

Tory MPs in push to protect new PM from confidence vote Tory MPs are pushing to introduce new rules to protect the next prime minister from a confidence vote for a year after they enter Downing Street, Sky News has learnt....
09:30, 2019-07-19

Dem socialist Julia Salazar allegedly dipped into trust fund during state senate campaign: report Julia Salazar — the Brooklyn state senator who has been called out for falsely painting herself as a working-class immigrant — was living off a trust fund while mounting her socialist-themed campaign, new campaign finance disclosures reveal....
10:00, 2019-07-19

Capitol police meet with members of political 'squad' about safety concerns Congressional security officials have met with all four members of the “squad,” comprising Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., over concerns about their safety as lawmakers....
10:00, 2019-07-19

'A thrill ran through me': your moon landing memories Readers share their memories of a life changing shared experience, including relics and photographs from 1969I was 16 years old, sitting in our huge downstairs recreation room with my parents, my brothers and sister, and many of our closest friends. We were one of the few families with a large colou...
10:00, 2019-07-19

Nat King Cole’s Early Years Are Getting the Archival Treatment Resonance Records is set to release a nearly-200-song anthology of music, which will be the first complete collection of Cole’s pre-Capitol recordings....
10:15, 2019-07-19

Zack Wheeler report comes in with Mets watching closely SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Wheeler has taken the first steps in what the Mets hope will be a fast return from the injured list. On Thursday, the right-hander played catch for a second straight day and reported feeling OK as he battles an “impingement” in his right shoulder. The earliest Wheeler can pitch ...
10:30, 2019-07-19

The ‘best part’ of David Cone’s perfect game commemoration Now that the 20th anniversary of David Cone’s perfect game against the Expos on July 18, 1999, has passed, there wasn’t much left for the retired right-hander to reveal about his accomplishment — even as the Yankees honored him Thursday with David Cone Bobblehead Night. At an over-the-top charity pa...
10:30, 2019-07-19

Mariano Rivera’s most absurd stat will be very tough to top Aroldis Chapman has been in the majors for a decade and an elite, full-time closer for eight seasons, and he isn’t even halfway to Mariano Rivera’s mark of 652 regular-season saves. “It’s impressive to sit here and think about his numbers and that number almost seems unreachable,’’ Chapman said thro...
10:30, 2019-07-19

European Defeat Fires Up Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino For Next Season Mauricio Pochettino said he was keen to continue with the five-year "project" that has seen Tottenham establish themselves in the Premier League top four....
10:30, 2019-07-19

Living in Holland Park: area guide to homes, schools and transport It's the smart, tree-lined, mansion-filled enclave where top celebrities will pay millions in cash to live, though these neighbours don't always get on....
10:30, 2019-07-19

Fatal stabbings of mom, 3 kids leave relatives, friends devastated; suspect in custody, authorities say Friends and family of a 29-year-old Georgia mother and her three children, who were found fatally stabbed in an apartment Wednesday, say the tragedy has come as a total shock to the community, according to reports....
10:45, 2019-07-19

Fort Lauderdale restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boil water until further notice. ...
10:45, 2019-07-19

California man accused of hate crimes sent letters threatening to shoot minorities, prosecutors say California prosecutors have filed 10 felony charges against a 62-year-old man Tuesday after he allegedly mailed greeting cards—threatening to shoot minority homeowners and property managers, who moved into his neighborhood. ...
10:45, 2019-07-19

Two killings symbolize reach of Kashmir conflict as death toll surges More than 300 people died in the Kashmir region claimed by India and Pakistan in the first half of the year, according to previously unreported data - one of the deadliest periods in the disputed territory's recent history....
11:15, 2019-07-19

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order review — only sometimes super I think most people know what they're going to get with this one: a simple Marvel-themed beat-'em-up game. Just don't expect anything more than that.Read More...
11:30, 2019-07-19

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled has the best launch in franchise history Crash Team Racing: Nitro Fueled had the best debut sales month in the franchise's history in the U.S., according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group.Read More...
11:30, 2019-07-19

Five Places to Visit in London The filmmaker Richard Curtis portrays an unblemished city in one British romantic comedy after the other. In real life, the screenwriter of “Yesterday” gives his spin on favorite spots....
11:30, 2019-07-19

Aston Martin's biggest investor offers to buy another 3% stake The biggest investor in Aston Martin offered on Friday to buy another 3% stake in the luxury carmaker, whose shares have slumped since listing last year....
11:30, 2019-07-19

Myanmar marks anniversary of killing of founding father Myanmar’s civilian and military leaders have jointly commemorated the anniversary of the assassination of the country’s independence hero, who was gunned down 72 years ago...
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

Stephen Colbert rips Eric Trump - and his appearance - in scathing 'Late Show' monologue Stephen Colbert is giving Eric Trump some lip after the president's son defended his father's inflammatory tweets on 'Fox & Friends.'        ...
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

Merkel: Britain will remain partner even if it is no longer EU member German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future, adding that work with British Prime Minister Theresa May's successor would depend on how he approaches the European Commission....
12:15, 2019-07-19

Factbox: Will Spain's Sanchez stay on as prime minister? Spain enters a week of debates and votes which will be vital in determining whether Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, who has been acting prime minister since an inconclusive election in late April, will be confirmed in the job....
12:15, 2019-07-19

| Dressel has sights set on rival Chalmers at Gwangju Caeleb Dressel says he's not aiming to top the seven world titles he bagged two years ago, but is focused on overcoming rival Kyle Chalmers in the 100m freestyle....
12:15, 2019-07-19

| Mosimane keen to revisit 'CBD' strategy Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says he is looking to recreate the much-vaunted 'CBD' attacking trident after securing the services of Mauricio Affonso....
12:15, 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

Turns out Rose's life raft wasn't a door in 'Titanic'— and sorry, but Jack would've drowned anyway 20th Century Fox The most famous complete piece of debris from the real Titanic is an intricately carved piece of wood door frame from above the first-class lounge, on display at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Nova Scotia. It bears a striking resemblance to the piece of debris Rose used as ...
12:45, 2019-07-19

A city in Florida is blasting 'Baby Shark' overnight to keep homeless people from sleeping in parks Shutterstock West Palm Beach, Florida, is playing children's songs, including "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos," at Waterfront Lake Pavilion overnight to keep homeless people from sleeping outside of it. City spokeswoman Kathleen Walter told CNN that the music is used to discourage "congregating at...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Uber just launched an Amazon-like feature that could help it cash in on millennials' mobile-shopping addiction (UBER) Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and scanning a QR code during your ride, you'll unlock deals on everything from AirPods to luxury suitcases and more. It could help Uber latch on to mille...
12:45, 2019-07-19

How to wire money to send or receive cash immediately MangoStar_Studio / Getty Images You can wire money through a bank or a wire service. A wire transfers money instantly, meaning you won't be able to cancel and likely won't be able to get your money back. For that reason, you want to be completely sure of the recipient. You'll also want to make sure...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Tehran Denies Trump's Claim That US Naval Vessel Destroyed Iranian Drone Tehran on Friday denied that the United States had downed one of its drones, saying all Iranian aircraft were accounted for and jesting Washington may have accidentally hit their own machine....
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

Crown backs down and ‘refines’ plans for offshore wind auction Tender process for seabed use made more transparent after warnings from energy firmsThe Queen’s property manager has bowed to criticism over its plans for the biggest offshore wind auction in a decade by agreeing to fairer terms for renewable energy companies.The Crown Estate, which holds the rights...
13:15, 2019-07-19

PepsiCo to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food for $1.7 billion PepsiCo has struck a deal to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food Group for $1.7 billion, the companies said on Friday, lifting Pioneer's shares and boosting a sector that has been hit by drought and tough trading conditions....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Deadly Japan fire: Arson suspect said animation studio 'stole his novel' A man suspected of killing 33 people in an arson attack at an animation studio in Japan reportedly started the fire because "he had been plagiarised"....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Privy Councillors 'could urge Queen not to let Boris Johnson suspend Commons' A plan for dozens of Privy Councillors to lay siege to Downing Street is being considered as a way of stopping Boris Johnson suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Anti-Semitism storm will cost Labour votes in City Hall elections, Corbyn told Labour faces "serious electoral damage" in next year's City Hall elections unless the party urgently tackles anti-Semitism, Jeremy Corbyn was warned today....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Duchess of York's charity gets £2.8m boost to send thousands more to school The Duchess of York expressed her delight today after revealing that her charity has raised £2.8 million to send thousands of children to school in some of the world's poorest counties....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Pavilion beside oldest cricket green in world wins protection from development threat Players at the world's oldest cricket green were today celebrating after their historic pavilion was awarded protection from the threat of development....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Caretaker's £100k stress claim after 'rows with super-head caused breakdown' A caretaker who alleges he suffered a breakdown after a personality clash with a headteacher who "turned around" a failing school is claiming £100,000 compensation for work-related stress....
13:15, 2019-07-19

New Amazfit smartwatches look like they'll be on sale worldwide soon Chinese manufacturer Huami spent the first half of 2019 bringing out a new series of watches including the new Amazfit Verge 2 and Amazfit Bip Lite, and it seems these new devices will soon be on sale worldwide.Huami has often brought its Amazfit devices to markets like the US and UK eventually, aft...
13:30, 2019-07-19

BritBox is putting BBC and ITV shows behind a paywall – and people aren't happy BritBox is approaching. Over two years after the streaming service launched in the US and Canada – largely as a way to export quality British TV overseas – BritBox is coming back home, with a UK launch coming at the tail-end of 2019.Much like the time-warping blue box of the BBC's...
13:30, 2019-07-19

Wydad Casablanca: Moroccan club appoints Manojlovic as head coach Moroccan champions Wydad Casablanca appoint Serbian Zoran Manojlovic as head coach for the next two seasons, to replace Tunisian veteran Faouzi Benzarti....
13:45, 2019-07-19

Antibiotics Developers Seek a Cure for Industry Ills The bankruptcy of drug developer Achaogen illustrates the challenge facing companies seeking new antibiotics at a time when cash-strapped hospitals are reluctant to splash out on higher-priced medicines....
14:00, 2019-07-19

Troy Brown Jr. is still just 19 but working to be a leader for the Wizards In his second NBA Summer League, Brown pulled players together for huddles and shared encouragement with the new guys, including the Wizards’ latest lottery pick, Rui Hachimura....
14:15, 2019-07-19

China's intelligence law looms over EU 5G safeguards: official The European Union cannot ignore China's National Intelligence Law, which requires Chinese citizens to support state information-gathering, as Brussels seeks rules for super-fast mobile networks, a senior EU official said on Friday....
14:15, 2019-07-19

Virgin Orbit will launch small satellites for the UK military Virgin Orbit, the small satellite launch arm of Virgin Galactic, will provide launch capabilities for the UK's Royal Air Force (RAF). Virgin has been angling for government contracts recently and has managed to land a project called Artemis "to demon......
14:45, 2019-07-19

London's Tube will finally offer 4G coverage next year It's finally happening: 4G is coming to the London Underground. After years of promises, Londoners will at last be able to check their email while traveling on the Tube....
14:45, 2019-07-19

Japan Fire Killed Mostly Women, at a Studio Known for Hiring Them Kyoto Animation is known for employing more women than most of its competitors do, and that was reflected in the toll from the apparent arson on Thursday....
14:45, 2019-07-19

Factbox: What to watch for at the second U.S. Democratic presidential debate When the Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 presidential nomination convene for the second round of debates this month, there will be one new face and the opportunity for another combative exchange between the two top-tier candidates....
14:45, 2019-07-19

Watch: Gol Gappe Recipes: 3 Interesting Ways To Make Gol Gappe At Home! Gol Gappe is a tangy street side snack that no one can resist. Did you know that gol gappa has a dozen different names that changes from region to region? Even the recipe or stuffing isn't the same......
15:15, 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

Ohio congresswoman says lack of financial literacy could be a problem for Facebook Libra users Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, grilled Facebook's David Marcus, asking about the steps he will take to educate the 1.7 million unbanked people Libra plans to reach....
15:15, 2019-07-19

What’s really behind the spread of Lyme disease? Clue: it’s not the Pentagon | Peter Beaumont After my tick bite I realised that the climate crisis was a more likely culprit than any conspiracy theory about weaponisationThe first indication I’d picked up a tick-borne disease three years ago was the excruciating arthritic pain in my feet as I hobbled to a dinner party at a neighbour’s house i...
15:30, 2019-07-19

Strong earthquake hits near Greek capital of Athens, people trapped in elevators A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear.        ...
15:45, 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

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

Trump mocks ‘staged’ greeting for Ilhan Omar, accuses media of ‘sick partnership’ with squad President Trump on Friday mocked what he described as a “staged” greeting for “Foul Mouthed” Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., in her home district -- blasting the coverage and accusing the media of forging a “sick partnership” with the freshman congresswoman and her allies. ...
16:00, 2019-07-19

Alibaba to run Olympic ticketing for Beijing, likely beyond The IOC says top-tier sponsor Alibaba will run ticketing services for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, putting the Chinese online retail giant in line to do the same for future hosts Paris and Los Angeles       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Arcia delivers late, Brewers add on in win over D-backs Orlando Arcia hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning to decide a duel between pitchers Zach Davies and Merrill Kelly, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Ex-NHLer Greg Johnson’s death likely a suicide, police say Former NHL player Greg Johnson’s death was likely the result of suicide, according to police. Johnson, 48, was found by his wife Kristin on July 7 in a storage room in the couple’s basement with a gun and single bullet near his body, according to the Rochester, MI police report obtained ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Jets facing familiar problem with Quinnen Williams It looks like the Jets, for the second consecutive year, will not have their top draft pick on the scene when their rookies report for training camp. Quinnen Williams, the defensive lineman from Alabama expected to make an immediate and profound impact, may not arrive at the Jets facility on Friday ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Rutgers Hall of Famer Stringer returns from leave Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer, 71, is returning this season after taking an unspecified health-related leave from the Rutgers women's basketball program in February on advice from doctors....
16:45, 2019-07-19

Did Dana White actually do Dos Anjos a favor by having him face Edwards? Rafael Dos Anjos is a former lightweight champion looking to find glory at welterweight. Leon Edwards, with seven straight wins, is streaking a title chance. Who will stay on course?...
16:45, 2019-07-19

Italy's Salvini to see Di Maio with government's fate hanging in balance Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday he would meet coalition partner and leader of the 5-Star Movement Luigi Di Maio amid speculation that the increasingly unwieldy government might collapse....
16:45, 2019-07-19

Lebanese veterans tussle with security forces in budget protest Dozens of Lebanese veterans tussled with security forces in Beirut on Friday as they tried to reach parliament in a protest against any cuts to their benefits in the state budget....
16:45, 2019-07-19

Bruised but driven, Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving PM Benjamin Netanyahu makes history this weekend by becoming the longest-serving Israeli prime minister, surpassing a record held by the country's founding father David Ben-Gurion....
16:45, 2019-07-19

'Iron Man VR' developers explain the game's free-roaming flight Gamers have been eagerly awaiting Marvel's Iron Man VR game since a hands-on demo was made available in February, and now more details have been revealed about the upcoming title. Developer Camouflaj talked to PlayStation Blog during San Diego Comic......
17:00, 2019-07-19

Holmes consolidates lead, Lowry on the charge Overnight leader J.B Holmes maintained his challenge at the British Open with a second-round 68 on Friday as a mass of players positioned themselves for a for a weekend charge....
17:00, 2019-07-19