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AstraZeneca respiratory business gets boost from 3-drug inhaler results Prospects for AstraZeneca's respiratory treatments business improved on Wednesday as a three-drug inhaler was shown to ease smoker's lung and U.S. regulators granted its injectable asthma drug Fasenra special status for a rare lung condition....
18:30, 2019-08-28

Masa Son and Adam Neumann relationship not seen as reason for IPO delay: Sources CNBC's David Faber reports that trouble between WeWork and its largest shareholder was not the key reason for delaying an initial public offering....
10:30, 2019-09-18

Google Assistant gets new voice options in nine more languages Google Assistant users outside the US haven't had much choice when it comes to voice options -- until now, as Google launches a second voice for Assistant in French, German, Dutch, Japanese, Norwegian, Korean, Italian and English for India and the UK......
10:30, 2019-09-18

Short-form streaming remake of 'The Fugitive' stars Kiefer Sutherland Kiefer Sutherland (24, Designated Survivor) will star in a series remake of the 1993 Harrison Ford movie, The Fugitive at Quibi. Variety reported today that the 52-year old actor will play Detective Clay Bruce, a Los Angeles investigator tasked with......
10:30, 2019-09-18

First four tests for Daniel Jones: One of them is the Patriots Now that Daniel Jones is the Giants’ starting quarterback, here’s a look at his first four opponents: Sunday at Tampa Bay Jones’ first chance to prove he can succeed in New York comes against someone who couldn’t. Despite inheriting a defense ranked 27th overall last season, former Jets coach Todd B...
10:30, 2019-09-18

Behind Mets’ decision to let Noah Syndergaard throw to preferred catcher DENVER — The schedule and altitude are convenient excuses, at least publicly, for manager Mickey Callaway to give Noah Syndergaard a personal catcher Wednesday. Callaway acknowledged Tuesday that Rene Rivera is scheduled to start behind the plate for Syndergaard in the Mets’ series finale at Coors F...
10:30, 2019-09-18

Bachelor in Paradise's Carly Waddell and Evan Bass Reveal Sex of Baby No. 2 Tonight's Bachelor in Paradise season finale included a heartwarming announcement from the show's very own Carly Waddell and Evan Bass. The lovebirds, who met and fell in love on......
10:30, 2019-09-18

GST Panel Unlikely To Favour Tax Rate Cut For Auto Sector India's goods and services tax (GST) panel is unlikely to approve lowering the tax for the auto and allied components sector this week, as a study has warned of major revenue losses, two government......
10:30, 2019-09-18

How To Find Out Today's Petrol, Diesel Prices Through SMS Latest petrol and diesel prices: Indian Oil Corporation, the country's largest fuel retailer, provides an SMS-based service to the consumers, which enables them to receive information on the day's......
10:30, 2019-09-18

Gas prices rose 3 cents in a day after attacks on Saudi oil. Here's where they could head A feared rise in U.S. gasoline prices after drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities could ease up as the kingdom brings crude production back quickly.       ...
10:30, 2019-09-18

Can I still find the car I want? How UAW's GM strike will affect availability of vehicles For people looking to buy a new General Motors car or truck, will showrooms still have enough vehicles with the company's autoworkers on strike?       ...
10:30, 2019-09-18

IHOP's special Halloween menu features Addams Family spooky meals and Kids Eat Free deal IHOP announced a kids eat free deal and a menu inspired by the upcoming animated movie, The Addams Family. Menu items include Wednesday’s Web-Cakes.       ...
10:30, 2019-09-18

Tread carefully if a former employee lies on his resume: Ask HR Your organization is ethically obligated to be truthful about your former employee’s history, but it’s not your place to be the whistleblower.       ...
10:30, 2019-09-18

Walmart and Capital One announce new Walmart rewards cards with up to 5% cash back Walmart and Capital One are teaming up to make shopping at the retail giant more "rewarding." The two announced two new rewards credit cards.       ...
10:30, 2019-09-18

With Israel Election Results Too Close to Call, Netanyahu Appears in Peril The winner of Israel’s do-over election was too close to call early Wednesday, but exit polls pointed to serious obstacles for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
11:00, 2019-09-18

Lampard sweating on Mount fitness "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard faces a nervous wait over the next 24 hours to see whether Mason Mount will be fit for Sunday\u0027s Premier League clash against Liverpool, after the midfielder was forced off with an ankle injury against Valencia."...
11:00, 2019-09-18

Australia Post shipping insights through Google Cloud analytics play The postal service is aiming to have complete transparency over the entire delivery process, and wants to use its rich data to give customers what they actually want....
11:00, 2019-09-18

Qualcomm XR enterprise program blends vendor matchmaking and mixed reality The maker of Snapdragon processors that power the HoloLens 2 seeks to advance AR where it's seeing the broadest adoption. Its mobile expertise could start a new chapter for headset applications....
11:00, 2019-09-18

'Silicon Valley' star Thomas Middleditch reveals swinging 'saved' his marriage Thomas Middleditch opened up to 'Playboy' about how his wife and he have an open relationship. "Mollie and I have created our own rules," he says.        ...
11:00, 2019-09-18

R. Kelly's 'friend' who posted his $100K bond wants her money back; judge says no R. Kelly's "friend" who posted $100K to bail him on sex-crime charges in February demanded her money back but judge said no at hearing.        ...
11:00, 2019-09-18

Kevin Hart facing $60 million lawsuit over 2017 Las Vegas hotel room sex tape Kevin Hart is facing a $60 million lawsuit stemming from a 2017 Las Vegas hotel room sex tape with model and actress Montia Sabbag.        ...
11:00, 2019-09-18

Tunisia's Voters Back Outsiders in Presidential Election Tunisian voters rejected the political establishment in the country’s second-ever free presidential election, setting up a likely runoff between two candidates opposed to the current government....
11:30, 2019-09-18

I deserve more Ballon d'Or awards than Messi, says Ronaldo Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo said he deserves to end his soccer career with more Ballon d'Or awards than Barcelona counterpart Lionel Messi and hopes to establish himself as the greatest player of all time....
11:30, 2019-09-18

Stanton close to rejoining Yankees' lineup Outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, who has appeared in just nine games this season due to multiple injuries, figures to be back in the New York Yankees' lineup within the next two days....
11:30, 2019-09-18

Young Yaz homers in Fenway debut San Francisco Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski homered Tuesday in his first game at Fenway Park, the former home venue of his grandfather, Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski....
11:30, 2019-09-18

China's Henlius Biotech prices Hong Kong IPO at bottom end of range - sources Shanghai Henlius Biotech has raised $410 million after pricing its Hong Kong initial public offering at the bottom end of the indicative pricing range, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday....
12:30, 2019-09-18

UPDATE 1-U.S. seeks U.N. action on Saudi attacks despite likely Russian opposition A senior U.S. official on Tuesday called for a U.N. Security Council response to the attacks on Saudi oil facilities that the United States blames on Iran, but it was unclear what action he sought or whether Washington might secure Russian cooperation....
12:30, 2019-09-18

UPDATE 2-Airbus revises up jet demand, trims traffic growth Airbus on Wednesday revised up forecasts for jetliner demand in the next 20 years led by growth in the new industrial hubs of Asia, while voicing alarm over rising protectionism....
12:30, 2019-09-18

Two labs in the world keep a live smallpox sample. The one in Russia just had an explosion A gas cylinder exploded in a lab at a Russian biological research center that holds several deadly viruses including smallpox and Ebola.        ...
12:30, 2019-09-18

Mississippi autopsy confirms child's body in garbage bags, 'family friend' indicted on capital murder charges A preliminary autopsy revealed that the child whose body was found wrapped in garbage bags in a Mississippi basement last week died from of "multiple blunt trauma due to beating," officials announced Tuesday....
13:00, 2019-09-18

Acronis raises $147 million for tools that back up, protect, and restore data Backup and recovery solutions provider Acronis has raised $147 million in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs, valuing the company at $1 billion.Read More...
13:00, 2019-09-18

Child dies in hot car in New Mexico HOBBS, N.M.- A 40 year old woman is charged with the death of a two-year-old child after leaving the toddler in a hot car. Tammie Brooks is being held at the Hobbs County Detention Center. Hobbs Police Chief John Ortolano said they received a 911 call around 1:30 p.m. from a woman who said she had a...
13:00, 2019-09-18

Three Masked Teens Killed By Homeowner Family members identified two of the three teens killed after authorities claim the teens were involved in an attempted armed robbery in Rockdale County, Georgia early Monday morning. The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office said the teens, two 16-year-old boys and a 15-year-old, were killed durin...
13:00, 2019-09-18

Local pest control company responds to increase calls of aggressive bees TUCSON- One local pest control service said that it is experiencing an increase in calls regarding aggressive bees this time of year. Greg Williams, the owner of Desert Swarm, said that since southern Arizona had a late monsoon start, plants are blooming and the bees are feeding. “I was a very...
13:00, 2019-09-18

Man taken into custody after chase on eastbound I-10 MARANA, Ariz. – One subject was taken into custody following a police chase along eastbound Interstate 10 Tuesday afternoon. According to Casa Grande Police Department, the chase initially started off as an attempted traffic stop near milepost 206. The driver was reportedly driving 60 mph in t...
13:00, 2019-09-18

Oklahoma teen accused of threatening school shooting, wanting to shoot ‘400 people for fun’ By Elisha Fieldstadt An 18-year-old Oklahoma woman was arrested Monday with an AK-47 after she allegedly threatened to shoot “400 people for fun,” including some at her former high school, officials said. Alexis Wilson told her coworker at a pizza restaurant Monday that she had purchased...
13:00, 2019-09-18

Tucson man sentenced to life in prison TUCSON –A Tucson man was sentenced to life in prison Monday for murdering a man his girlfriend was visiting. A jury found David Turner guilty of first-degree murder, kidnapping, burglary and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. In 2018, police found 24-year-old Javier Quiroz dead inside a midtow...
13:00, 2019-09-18

Arizona reports cases of vaping-related respiratory illness PHOENIX (AP) — State health officials say three cases of vaping-related respiratory illness have been identified in Arizona, all in Maricopa County. The Department of Health Services said Tuesday the Arizona cases are part of an outbreak that has resulted in six deaths nationwide but none so far in ...
13:00, 2019-09-18

Donald Trump Trump’s Cabinet has had more ex-lobbyists than Obama or Bush WASHINGTON (AP) — In less than three years, President Donald Trump has named more former lobbyists to Cabinet-level posts than his most recent predecessors did in eight, putting a substantial amount of oversight in the hands of people with ties to the industries they’re regulating. The Cabinet choic...
13:00, 2019-09-18

America’s aging population is leading to a doctor shortage crisis (CNBC) As America’s population ages and demand outpaces supply, a physician shortage is intensifying. Projections from the Association of American Medical Colleges say the U.S. will see a shortage of 46,900 to 121,900 physicians by 2032 in primary and specialty care. The aging of America’s populatio...
13:00, 2019-09-18

General Motors strike not likely to be resolved anytime soon: experts On this General Motors and the United Auto Workers agree — the strike that sent 50,000 workers out on the picket lines Monday is not likely to be over anytime soon. Both sides are talking, but both sides are bracing for a long and costly fight as workers dig in on their fight for better wages, healt...
13:00, 2019-09-18

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75 NEW YORK (AP) — Cokie Roberts, longtime political reporter and analyst at ABC News and NPR, has died at age 75. ABC announced her death on Tuesday. Roberts was the daughter of Hale and Lindy Boggs, two members of Congress from Louisiana, and went on the chronicle the political world she grew up in. ...
13:00, 2019-09-18

Gold Medal flour recalled for possible E. coli contamination Courtesy: General Mills General Mills announced Monday it has voluntarily recalled 5-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour for E. coli after it was found while sampling the bags. The recall is centered on bags with a “better if used by” date of Sept. 6, 2020. The UPC is 000...
13:00, 2019-09-18

Warm and mainly dry today TUCSON – Most stay dry today with only isolated showers and storms possible. Pretty quiet the rest of the week! Today: Mostly sunny with stray storms possible (10%). High: 96° Tonight: Mostly clear and comfortable. Low: 71° Tomorrow: Warm with tons of sunshine. High: 98° We’ll stay mai...
13:00, 2019-09-18

Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973 NEW YORK — The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures released Wednesday. The report from the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that supports abortion rights, counted...
13:30, 2019-09-18

Google Assistant just got a brand new voice Google on Wednesday announced that it’s bringing a second voice for its Google Assistant app in several international markets, allowing users to interact with a digital assistant that sounds more like the way people around them talk. Nine languages are part of the Assistant voice expansion, in...
13:30, 2019-09-18

New TVS NTorq With LED Headlamp Teased TVS Motor Company has released a new teaser video for an updated version of the NTorq 125 scooter on its social media handles. The new video provides a glimpse of the new LED headlamp and daytime......
13:30, 2019-09-18

Hong Kong Unrest Leads to Cancellation of Horse Races at Iconic Track The popular horse races — which draw a mix of Cantonese bettors and beer-swilling expats — had until now been largely unhurt by the unrest roiling the city....
13:30, 2019-09-18

Searching for Fall Colors? Let Me Get the Llama for You Many travelers take leisurely drives to admire or post the range of brilliant fall colors on Instagram. But here are five more unusual ways to enjoy leaf-peeping season....
13:30, 2019-09-18

Roche bid to recycle Gazyva for lupus nephritis wins FDA breakthrough tag Roche has won the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy tag for its drug Gazyva in lupus nephritis, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, boosting its efforts to recycle the 2013-approved lymphoma medicine for new indications....
14:00, 2019-09-18

'Families were devastated': looking back on the Great Depression via art In a powerful new exhibition, photography and folk art are used to provide potentially relevant lessons on how to deal with economic hardshipIn 1937, Margaret Bourke-White photographed an advertisement that read: “World’s highest standard of living: There’s no way like the American way.”It was seen ...
14:00, 2019-09-18

Tyler, the Creator review – hero's welcome for rap's heartbroken dandy Brixton Academy, LondonAt his first UK show since a travel ban from Theresa May was overturned, Tyler, the Creator’s lovely, submissive neo-soul tracks segue into pyro and moshpits‘Fuck Theresa May!” The chants from the crowd begin after just one track of Tyler, the Creator’s first London show since...
14:00, 2019-09-18

For sale: Jack Nicholson's axe, Spock's top and Arnie's jacket – in pictures Film fans will be able to acquire pieces of Hollywood history as memorabilia from the world’s most famous movies is sold at auction. Freddy Krueger’s glove and James Bond’s pistol are among items to go on sale at Prop Store’s annual live auction of film and TV memorabilia this autumn Continue readin...
14:00, 2019-09-18

Warriors' Steph Curry wants to play in 2020 Olympics, opens up about Kevin Durant's departure Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he "definitely" wants to play in the 2020 Olympics. He also discussed Kevin Durant's departure.       ...
14:00, 2019-09-18

SeaWorld suffers biggest plunge of 2019 as CEO resigns after just 7 months (SEAS) Mike Blake/Reuters SeaWorld Entertainment's stock suffered its largest decline of the year on Tuesday after CEO Gustavo Antorcha resigned after just seven months in the role. Antorcha left "due to disagreements over the Board's involvement in the decision making at the company," according to SeaWo...
14:30, 2019-09-18

Brad Pitt asked a real astronaut who played a better movie astronaut — him or George Clooney Associated Press Ahead of the opening of his movie "Ad Astra" on earth, Brad Pitt spoke to a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station. Pitt asked who's portrayal of an astronaut was more believable — his or George Clooney's in the 2013 movie "Gravity. Visit Business Insider's hom...
14:30, 2019-09-18

‘Bachelor in Paradise’ finale 2019 highlights It’s the end of summer: that means no more white jeans and no more “Bachelor in Paradise.” The show’s season six finale aired Tuesday night. This season of “Paradise” brought firsts and fists to the beach in Sayulita, Mexico: Demi Burnett and Kristian HaggertyR...
14:30, 2019-09-18

Armed police bodycams to help Facebook detect live terror attacks Facebook has teamed up with the Metropolitan Police to prevent live-streaming of terror attacks, six months after the Christchurch mosque gunman streamed his actions using the social network's Live feature....
14:30, 2019-09-18

ATS Automobili announces 592bhp, 780kg RR Turbo Italian firm developed supercar specifically for racing; it's eligible to compete in most FIA-sanctioned events in Europe Little-known Italian car maker ATS Automobili has unveiled a model called the RR Turbo, developed in-house specifically for racing. ATS stood out as one of the first companies t...
14:30, 2019-09-18

Before You Start an Email, Set a Timer If you have trouble writing and replying to emails, here’s a simple trick: Set a timer for three minutes. Now write that whole email before the time runs out....
14:30, 2019-09-18

Tell Us About Your Worst Behavior There’s a famous subreddit where people tell you whether you’re being an asshole. But sometimes you already know you’re the asshole, and you don’t know how to stop....
14:30, 2019-09-18

Smothered by smoke, Malaysia seeds clouds to bring rain relief At an altitude of just 3,000 feet (915 meters), flares attached to both sides of the Cessna 172 aircraft lit up brightly, dispersing chemicals over Malaysia in the hope of bringing rain to clear the smoky air....
15:15, 2019-09-18

Indonesia's 'Good Palm' drive enflames anger as smoke clouds skies Indonesia is facing a backlash over an online campaign backing palm oil at a time when forest fires, often linked to slash-and-burn land clearance, have spread choking smoke across the region, raising growing concern about damage to health....
15:15, 2019-09-18

Starbucks Japan wants customers to pay for coffee with pens Starbucks Japan sells a range of NFC-enabled goods and accessories linked to a digital wallet, which you can use to pay for your purchase. Unlike Costa's NFC-enabled cups in the UK, though, those products aren't even related to coffee. The latest add......
15:15, 2019-09-18

Facebook's $149 Portal TV turns your television into a giant smart display Last year, Facebook made its first foray into hardware with the Portal and Portal+ smart displays, which featured an AI-powered camera that could track your movements. Facebook's sketchy reputation on privacy dampened their reception, however, as did......
15:15, 2019-09-18

Fortnite's new 'Party Hub' feature gives mobile players a voice Fortnite recently united players with updates that everyone hated equally, but today it unveiled an app that will literally bring players together. Party Hub is an all-new cross-platform voice chat app that lets players socialize even when they're no......
15:15, 2019-09-18

The iPhone 11 Pro Max has 23 percent more battery capacity than the Pro When you check the iPhone 11 model's technical specs on Apple's website, you won't see specific information about its RAM and battery capacity. Those are information you'd usually discover later when people start taking new devices apart for teardown......
15:15, 2019-09-18

Harlem thief swipes 7 cellphones from women in 10-day robbery spree A thief robbed seven women of their cellphones as they were walking in Harlem over the course of about 10 days in July, police said Tuesday. The robber, believed to be in his late teens or early 20s, kicked off his spree on July 15, when he stole a phone from a 56-year-old woman as......
15:45, 2019-09-18

‘Predator’ posed as NYC restaurateur to hit up hostess for sexual favors: suit A serial “sexual predator” posed as a restaurant owner and called one of his underlings for sexual favors, a new lawsuit alleges. Steven F. Ferris allegedly phoned a hostess working at Soho greasy spoon Charlie Bird pretending to be her boss Robert Bohr and offered her $1,200 to meet Boh...
15:45, 2019-09-18

U.S. housing starts, building permits hit 12-year high U.S. homebuilding surged to more than a 12-year high in August as both single- and multi-family housing construction increased, suggesting that lower mortgage rates were finally providing a boost to the struggling housing market....
15:45, 2019-09-18

Airbus revises up jet demand, warns of 'lose-lose' tariff war Airbus raised its 20-year forecast for jetliner demand on Wednesday despite expected slower growth in traffic, as it predicts airlines will replace aging fleets with smaller, more fuel-efficient new planes....
15:45, 2019-09-18

Lone 737 MAX criss-crossed Canada for pilot checks during grounding While the world's Boeing 737 MAX fleet remains grounded after two fatal crashes, a solitary Air Canada plane has been spotted in the skies, shuttling between Quebec and Ontario....
15:45, 2019-09-18

At Least 26 Children, 2 Teachers Killed In Liberia School Fire: Official A fire at a Koranic school near the Liberian capital Monrovia overnight killed at least 26 children and two teachers, the president's office said Wednesday....
15:45, 2019-09-18

UK Parliament Panel Slams "Flawed" Reaction To Visa Row Affecting Indians An influential UK Parliament committee on Wednesday issued a harsh rebuke of the UK government's "flawed" reaction to a visa row involving compulsory English tests that affected hundreds of overseas......
15:45, 2019-09-18

Iran Denies Role In Saudi Attacks In Diplomatic Note To US: State Media Iran has sent the United States a diplomatic note denying any role in attacks on Saudi oil installations and warning it would respond to any action, state media said Wednesday....
15:45, 2019-09-18

South African firms' foreign operations could be at risk after xenophobic attacks A number of Nigerian-owned businesses and properties were targeted during the attacks, leading Lagos to repatriate hundreds of its citizens back to Nigeria last week....
15:45, 2019-09-18

US citizens warned over traveling to Saudi Arabia The U.S. State Department called on American citizens to "exercise increased caution" while traveling to Saudi Arabia, a travel advisory posted on its website said on Wednesday....
15:45, 2019-09-18

Israel's 2 main political parties deadlocked after election In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies....
15:45, 2019-09-18

Chelsea’s Ross Barkley vows to step up again despite costly penalty miss • Late miss cost side draw against Valencia in Champions League• Barkley plays down argument with Willian before spot-kickRoss Barkley will not shy away from taking another penalty after arguing with Willian before his costly miss during Chelsea’s defeat by Valencia at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.Che...
15:45, 2019-09-18

Warren Gatland speaks after Howley sent home for suspected betting breach – video Wales head coach Warren Gatland has revealed he was 'shocked' by the news that his assistant coach Rob Howley had been sent home from their World Cup training camp in Japan due to a suspected betting breach. Gatland admited the news had sent shockwaves through his team before their opening fixture a...
15:45, 2019-09-18

Watch live: House wants answers on mental health of migrant children A House subcommittee will grill a Trump administration official Wednesday morning about the mental health needs of migrant children being held in detention centers....
16:15, 2019-09-18

Beto O'Rourke's stance on assault weapons buyback roils Texas politics Beto O'Rourke's aggressive push for mandatory buybacks for assault weapons has upended the gun debate nationwide, but perhaps nowhere more dramatically than in Texas....
16:15, 2019-09-18

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez arrested on child solicitation charges Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez was arrested Tuesday on charges, including solicitation of a child, stemming from an alleged sexual relationship with a teen girl in Florida, authorities said....
16:15, 2019-09-18

Florida prosecutors charge 4 in nursing home deaths following Hurricane Irma Florida prosecutors have formally charged four nursing home workers with manslaughter, for the 2017 deaths of a dozen seniors that occurred after Hurricane Irma swept across the state and cut power for days....
16:15, 2019-09-18

Podcast: Did Misano offer a glimpse of MotoGP’s future? Fabio Quartararo has made waves in his rookie premier class season with the Petronas SRT Yamaha team, scoring three pole positions and four podiums in his first 13 races in MotoGP...
16:15, 2019-09-18

Amazon and Western Union team up to make it easier to shop online, then pay with cash Amazon will enable shoppers to buy online, then head to Western Union to pay with dollars, making it easier for those who prefer or need to use cash.       ...
16:15, 2019-09-18

Hong Kong horse races, fireworks called off amid protest threat Hong Kong's Jockey Club canceled all races planned for Wednesday after pro-democracy protesters said they would target the Happy Valley racecourse where a horse part-owned by a pro-China lawmaker was due to run....
16:15, 2019-09-18

From "King Bibi" to kingmaker Lieberman? Half a year ago one man stood alone and unchallenged on the summit of Israeli politics - the veteran right-wing populist Benjamin Netanyahu, known as "King Bibi" to his loyal followers....
16:15, 2019-09-18

Spanish air force training plane crashes into sea, killing two A light Spanish military aircraft crashed into the sea off the southeastern coast on Wednesday, killing the pilot and a trainee, the air force said....
16:15, 2019-09-18

Bayer Leverkusen vs Lokomotiv Moscow LIVE stream and channel: How to watch Champions League on TV and online Bayer Leverkusen and Lokomotiv Moscow meet in Germany tonight knowing that neither of them are expected to make a realistic play for the Champions League knockout stages....
17:00, 2019-09-18

Antonio Brown mic’d up: Patriots keep hyping receiver Despite Antonio Brown being accused of rape in a civil lawsuit, the New England Patriots keep hyping their new receiver. The team posted a video on its official Twitter account Wednesday morning of sights and sounds from its Sunday win over the Miami Dolphins, and it includes a mic’d-up Brown ...
17:00, 2019-09-18

Nick Kyrgios hints at relationship with rising Russian tennis star Beatrice Bouchard, who? Nick Kyrgios, who was most recently linked to the sister of fellow tennis star Eugenie Bouchard, appears to have set his sights on rising Russian pro Anna Kalinskaya. Taking to Instagram, the Australian bad boy recently shared a shot of the two to his story, writing, “M...
17:00, 2019-09-18

Abortions fall to new post-Roe v. Wade low Fewer unintended pregnancies helped drive the abortion rate to a new low in 2017, according to a report published Wednesday by the Guttmatcher Institute....
17:00, 2019-09-18

Trump names Robert O’Brien as national security adviser ​President Trump announced in a tweet on Wednesday that he will name Robert O’Brien to succeed John Bolton as his national security adviser. “I am pleased to announce that I will name Robert C. O’Brien, currently serving as the very successful Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affai...
17:30, 2019-09-18

Benjamin Netanyahu remains in tight race with challenger after Israel’s repeat election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in a battle for his political survival Wednesday as he remained neck-and-neck with his main challenger, Benny Gantz, after an unprecedented repeat election. With 90 percent of the vote officially counted, the centrist Blue and White party led by former m...
17:30, 2019-09-18

Congressional Democrats threaten to subpoena vaping company Juul over documents Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products and marketing practices, as a House panel looks into whether the company deliberately targeted children....
17:30, 2019-09-18

Facebook Jumps on the Streaming Bandwagon With New Portal Device Facebook is getting into the streaming game, launching a new set-top version of its Portal device that adds to the company’s bet that the future of smart homes will be social....
17:30, 2019-09-18

'Love is love': Demi Burnett makes history with the 'Bachelor' franchise's first LGBTQ proposal Demi Burnett made Bachelor Nation history Tuesday night when she proposed to Kristian Haggerty on "Bachelor in Paradise."        ...
18:00, 2019-09-18

Mexico Headed for Tough Times? Latin America's darling for a decade, Mexico's economy has taken a tumble in 2019 but its low debt level could allow for increased borrowing to spur growth....
18:00, 2019-09-18

Justice Department Backs Legal Effort Against California's Retirement Plan The U.S. Department of Justice is backing a lawsuit that seeks to invalidate California’s state retirement plan, taking aim at states sponsoring retirement savings plans for people who lack access to one at work....
18:00, 2019-09-18

Exchanges Vie With Ultrafast Traders for Mom-and-Pop Stock Orders Exchanges are challenging high-speed traders in the battle for mom-and-pop investors’ stock orders, looking to gain market share in the fiercely competitive business of U.S. equities trading....
18:00, 2019-09-18

President Trump Orders New Sanctions on Iran After Saudi Attacks The news came as Iran’s president said he might skip a U.N. gathering, blaming U.S. obstacles and Saudi Arabia prepared to release what it said was evidence of Tehran’s responsibility for airstrikes....
18:00, 2019-09-18

Fresh analysis of LIGO data supports “no hair” theorem for black holes Enlarge / Simulated image of two merging black holes detected by LIGO, viewed face-on. (credit: SXS Lensing) Physicists have "heard" the telltale ring of an infant back hole for the first time, thanks to a fresh analysis of LIGO data. Researchers specifically looked for telltale "overtones" in th...
18:30, 2019-09-18

Texas school denies claim African-American boy, 4, was told to cut hair – or wear a dress A Texas public school has denied a claim that a 4-year-old African American boy was told to cut his long hair in compliance with the dress code -- or come to school wearing a dress and say he is a girl....
18:30, 2019-09-18

India Bans E-Cigs as Juul Sales Are Mysteriously Halted in China India this week moved to ban e-cigarettes in a move that will see illegal use of the products punishable by up to three years in prison for repeat offenses. Separately, a mysterious halt on Juul sales in China comes just days after the devices were introduced to the market. All the while, lawmakers ...
18:30, 2019-09-18

A Peek Into the Soviet Computer Revolution One of the largest and coolest collections of Soviet computers in the world resides in an apartment complex in Mariupol, Ukraine. Dmitriy Cherepanov started Club 8-bit with a small collection of computers built when the Soviet bloc was crafting its own personal computers.Read more......
18:30, 2019-09-18

Wednesday's Best Deals: $120 Surround Sound, Kate Spade Surprise Sale, LEGO Saturn V Apollo, and More A Kyoku Daimyo 8” Damascus Chef’s Knife, a Surprise Sale at Kate Spade, and LEGO Saturn V Apollo lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web.Read more......
18:30, 2019-09-18

9 Uses for Google Maps Street View Besides Checking Out Your Old Neighborhood Street View has been with us since 2007, allowing us to spy on our old neighborhoods, see our front door on the internet, and generally travel the globe without getting up from the sofa. This ever-expanding digital library of locations has more uses than you might realize—and here we’ve listed some ...
18:30, 2019-09-18

President Trump's Stupid Border Wall Could Destroy 22 Archaeological Sites According to New Report President Donald Trump’s wall along the U.S.-Mexico border could destroy 22 archaeological sites in Arizona, according to a new report produced by the National Park Service. The report was obtained by the Washington Post through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request but its findings may not ma...
18:30, 2019-09-18

Mexico says no need to modify oil price in budget after Saudi Arabia attacks Mexico's Energy Minister Rocio Nahle said on Wednesday the government does not need to modify the oil price forecast in its 2020 budget proposal following recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities....
18:30, 2019-09-18

DxOMark’s night and wide-angle camera tests push today’s smartphones to their limits Sure, you could take Apple’s word for it that the new iPhone’s cameras are amazing — or you could let some obsessive pixel-peepers perform some (mostly) objective tests and really get into the nitty-gritty. Pixel peepers in extraordinary DxOMark are here to help, with new tests focused ...
18:30, 2019-09-18

Katie Taylor targets Persoon rematch Katie Taylor beat Belgium’s Persoon by a majority decision earlier this year The post Katie Taylor targets Persoon rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
19:00, 2019-09-18

New 2021 Ineos Grenadier: name and production site confirmed News 18 Sep, 2019 Ineos Automotive's forthcoming 4x4 will be called the Grenadier – and it’ll be assembled in a new production facility in Bridgend, Wales...
19:00, 2019-09-18

Fast music makes motorists drive badly, study shows News 18 Sep, 2019 Music with a high number of beats-per-minute has a negative effect on a motorist’s driving ability, research has revealed...
19:00, 2019-09-18

Facelifted Hyundai i30 caught on camera News 18 Sep, 2019 The Korean brand’s Volkswagen Golf rival will get a mid-life refresh, with updated styling, a tweaked engine range and fresh technology...
19:00, 2019-09-18

The Post’s theater critic is reviewing the performances of the Democratic candidates. In this installment, Joe Biden is back for an encore. Politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the campaign trail, reviewing another of the front-runners as he winds through Iowa....
19:00, 2019-09-18

Indus.ai raises $8 million for construction site management AI Indus.ai raised $8 million to further develop its computer vision that helps construction project managers track progress and safety compliance.Read More...
19:00, 2019-09-18

James joins Man United's growing injury list ahead of Astana game "Manchester United will be without Daniel James for Thursday\u0027s Europa League group stage opener after the winger suffered an injury in the weekend Premier League win over Leicester City, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Wednesday."...
19:00, 2019-09-18

Arizona driver arrested after 31 immigrants found in big rig TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an Arizona man has been arrested on suspicion of human smuggling after 31 Mexican immigrants were found in the tractor-trailer he was driving. U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint near Amado say the 40-year-old driver is ...
19:30, 2019-09-18

Tropical moisture possible early next week! TUCSON – Another quiet day for most with some isolated activity for higher elevations to the south and east of Tucson. We could get some tropical moisture by the end of the weekend upping our chance for rain! Today: Warm with tons of sunshine. High: 98° Tonight: Mostly clear and comfortable. ...
19:30, 2019-09-18

Demonstrators call for removal of UA professor after homophobic comments TUCSON – Students, staff, professors, and community members are expected to protest on Wednesday at The University of Arizona against the continued employment of the former-chair for the Department of Anesthesiology in the College of Medicine. Dr. Randal Dull stepped down last month after a 20...
19:30, 2019-09-18

You'll be able to contribute to 2020 presidential campaigns via Alexa With debates underway and just a few months until the first primaries, 2020 presidential election campaigns are in full swing, and you'll soon have another way to donate to your favorite candidate. Campaigns can sign up to receive contributions via A......
19:30, 2019-09-18

Google's Family Link parental controls now include per-app time limits Google introduced Family Link in 2017 to give children their own Google account and to provide an app through which parents could manage their child's screen time. The controls have since been expanded to cover teens too, and from today there will be......
19:30, 2019-09-18

ABC’s Bachelor Franchise Just Celebrated Its First Same-Sex Engagement Two women got engaged on the season finale of Bachelor in Paradise — a spinoff of The Bachelor — making history as the first same-sex couple in the American reality TV franchise. One of three engagements that played out in the finale, but without a question the most significant, Demi Bur...
19:30, 2019-09-18

Company offers $1,300 to watch 13 Stephen King horror movies A Utah-based company is celebrating the impending arrival of Halloween by offering up a horror fan's dream job: Watching 13 movies based on Stephen King stories and documenting the experience....
19:30, 2019-09-18

Watch: Man deters porch pirates with loud bangs from decoy package A West Virginia man tired of having packages stolen from the porch of a home he is renovating rigged up a decoy package to scare away the so-called "porch pirates" with a loud noise....
19:30, 2019-09-18

First look at Daniel Jones as Giants’ starting quarterback It’s Daniel Jones’ show now. A day after the Giants named the rookie their new starting quarterback while benching Eli Manning, Jones took the field Wednesday for practice at Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford, N.J. The practice was the first look at Jones, the No. 6 ov...
19:30, 2019-09-18

Buffalo Bills taking extreme measures against rowdy fans The Buffalo Bills don’t want to let drunken “knucklehead” fans spoil the undefeated team’s home opener. “We’re not perfect. We know that,” Andy Major, Bills vice president of operations and guest experience, told the Buffalo News. “A small amount of fans wil...
19:30, 2019-09-18

David Cone can empathize with Noah Syndergaard’s catcher fury DENVER — No one ever called David Cone a diva. He never felt like a diva, even in 2000 when he pushed to work with a catcher besides Jorge Posada. Nevertheless, the two-time former Met and current YES Network broadcaster didn’t offer his unconditional support for Noah Syndergaard. Rather, Cone offer...
19:30, 2019-09-18

Vikram Moon lander: Time is running out for scientists to make contact with probe The Indian Space Research Organization lost contact with the unmanned probe when it was in the final stage of an audacious Moon landing attempt on Sept. 6....
19:30, 2019-09-18

Loch Ness Monster 'giant eel' theory supported by newly surfaced video The theory that the fabled Loch Ness Monster could be a giant eel has been given a boost thanks to a video posted to social media showing a long, slender creature swimming in the River Ness....
19:30, 2019-09-18

Kid, you oughta be in pictures: 9 onscreen stars who got their start behind the scenes Some people are born knowing that their only dream in this life is to be on camera, and pursue that dream with razor-sharp focus. Others are born into the acting profession, or are otherwise fortunate enough that they don’t have to get a day job to pay the bills during those lean years. And then th...
20:00, 2019-09-18

The FAA has declared the Area 51 region a no-fly zone… but why? This weekend, the Area 51 aliens go free. There were times throughout this summer when we’ve doubted this would be the case: The initial wave of optimism inspired by a Facebook post that urged truth-seekers to overrun the facility to “see them aliens” was tempered by killjoy admonitions not to come,...
20:00, 2019-09-18

Stargazing has just as much heart as Jen Wang’s 2018 hit, The Prince And The Dressmaker Jen Wang’s The Prince And the Dressmaker was unquestionably one of the big hits of 2018, beloved by fans and celebrated by critics. A story of identity and love, the book resonated with a lot of readers and made a showing in a slew of best-of lists at the end of the year. That kind of success can pu...
20:00, 2019-09-18

Everyone's a suspect in the newest Knives Out trailer The newest trailer for Rian Johnson’s Knives Out is riddled with lies, conjecture, and heavy-duty familial dysfunction. Thanksgiving cannot come soon enough....
20:00, 2019-09-18

Elizabeth Warren offers a confident, “No thanks, I got this” to Stephen Colbert’s campaign advice It’s campaign season everybody, in that it’s still more than an entire goddamned year until Election Day. That means that the ever-so-slowly narrowing field of Democrats jostling to be the one to hurl Donald Trump into the Potomac (politically speaking) will be on every television show with a workin...
20:00, 2019-09-18

Netflix releases trailer for Living Undocumented series produced by Selena Gomez Today, Netflix released a trailer for Living Undocumented, a new documentary series about eight undocumented immigrant families living in the United States. According to a press release, the idea is to use their stories—which range from “harrowing to hopeful”—to “illuminate and humanize the complex ...
20:00, 2019-09-18

World’s tallest residential tower unveils views for first time Billionaires’ Row — as 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan is nicknamed — just crowned a new king. The tallest tower on the stretch is officially 217 W. 57th St., called the Central Park Tower. A ceremony held Tuesday morning in the concrete shell of a duplex on the 107th floor feted ...
20:30, 2019-09-18

Greta Thunberg to Congress: ‘You’re not trying hard enough. Sorry’ The Swedish environmentalist was one of several who spoke at a Senate climate crisis taskforceAt a meeting of the Senate climate crisis task force on Tuesday, lawmakers praised a group of young activists for their leadership, their gumption and their display of wisdom far beyond their years. They th...
20:30, 2019-09-18

We're losing species at shocking rates – so why is conservation failing? | John Vidal One million plant and animal species are threatened with extinction, yet governments are failing to stem the tideThe number of mammals, insects, amphibians, fish and birds is in steep decline, the world’s forests are on fire and the abundance of life is diminishing at rates unprecedented in human hi...
20:30, 2019-09-18

‘I hope there’s an age limit’: Jimmy Carter questions whether he could have handled the presidency at 80 The former president didn’t mention any current White House contenders, but both Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders would reach that threshold while in office....
20:30, 2019-09-18

Rep. Omar says Trump ‘put my life at risk’ after he retweeted a false claim that she ‘partied’ on 9/11 anniversary The Minnesota Democrat said a video of her dancing was taken not on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks but at a Congressional Black Caucus event....
20:30, 2019-09-18

PSG vs Real Madrid LIVE: Uefa Champions League 2019-20 commentary live stream, TV channel, score, prediction For the first time since 2015, Real Madrid kick off their Champions League campaign knowing they are no longer holders of Europe's most-coveted prize....
20:30, 2019-09-18

Facebook to launch new Portal smart displays in Europe WhatsApp joins Messenger on camera-equipped photo frame-like device tied in with AlexaJust 10 months after launching its first voice-controlled, video-calling smart displays in the US, Facebook is trying again with new Portal, Portal Mini and Portal TV – and now they are heading for the UK and Europ...
21:00, 2019-09-18

Top 10 novels about burning issues for young adults From Black Lives Matter to the south London modelling circuit, the tangled mess of real life provides plenty of raw material for YA fictionNewspapers and novels – fact and fiction – are often seen as polar opposites. But as a writer of both, I have come to find that fiction and non-fiction are simpl...
21:00, 2019-09-18

What Was Your Most Ridiculous Medical Bill? It’s no secret that the U.S. medical system is completely fucked up. We seek medical care without knowing how much it will cost; prices are negotiated between hospitals and insurance companies, and we have little to no choice but to pay our premiums, deductibles, and whatever bills might come our wa...
21:00, 2019-09-18

Childhood behavior problems linked to insomnia in adulthood (Reuters Health) - Treating kids' behavior problems might have the additional benefit of reducing their risk of insomnia as adults, a recent study suggests....
21:30, 2019-09-18

Vegetarians have higher risk for stroke, lower heart disease risk (Reuters Health) - People who follow vegetarian or vegan diets may have lower odds for heart disease but higher chances of having a stroke, compared to meat eaters, a large UK study suggests....
21:30, 2019-09-18

Factbox: India becomes latest country to ban sale of e-cigarettes India became the latest country after Brazil and Thailand to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in what could potentially be the biggest move against vaping globally over growing health concerns....
21:30, 2019-09-18

Tanzania tells WHO it has no Ebola cases - statement Tanzania has formally told the World Health Organization (WHO) that it has no cases of Ebola after a woman died there earlier this month from an unknown illness following Ebola-like symptoms, the organization said on Wednesday....
21:30, 2019-09-18

Queen returns toy monkey to girl, five, in Australia after it was left behind at Buckingham Palace A five-year-old Australian girl who left a toy monkey at Buckingham Palace has been reunited with her cuddly companion after the Queen sent it back to her....
21:30, 2019-09-18

DOJ watchdog will ‘assess’ allegations of irregularities in Comey testimony Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz – who has been conducting high-profile probes related to the FBI and DOJ’s actions in the Russia investigation – told lawmakers Wednesday his investigators will “assess” new Republican allegations of “inconsistencies” in former FBI director James...
21:30, 2019-09-18

Trump, Omar clash over video of 'Squad' member dancing as she says 'lies' put life at risk President Trump and Rep. Ilhan Omar clashed anew Wednesday after the president shared a post on Twitter that inaccurately suggested the freshman congresswoman "partied" on Sept. 11 -- and said the Minnesota Democrat would help him “win” back her state in 2020....
21:30, 2019-09-18

Trump administration revokes California’s authority to set auto mileage standards In a move President Trump said will reduce car prices but will also anger environmental groups, the administration is revoking California's authority to set strict fuel economy standards....
21:30, 2019-09-18

Paris Saint-Germain v Real Madrid: Champions League – live! Champions League updates from the 8pm BST kick-offShakhtar Donetsk v Man City: Champions League – follow it live!Any thoughts? You can email scott.murray@theguardian.com 8.22pm BST 20 min: Di Maria flies with great purpose down the left. He whips a cross into the area in the hope of finding Icardi. ...
21:30, 2019-09-18

'We're still the best': Stephen Curry commits to playing in 2020 Olympics Curry planning on playing in 2020 Olympics: ‘That is the plan’USA coming off embarrassing seventh-place World Cup finishGolden State Warriors star Steph Curry is planning to be part of the team that represents the United States at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.“That is the plan, for sure,” Curry t...
21:30, 2019-09-18

Olympiakos 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Champions League – live reaction! Champions League updates from the 5.55pm BST kick-offPSG v Real Madrid: Champions League – follow it live!Shakhtar v Man City: Champions League – follow it live!Any thoughts? You can email Paul or tweet @paul_doyle 7.53pm BST “When we go 2-0 up after two minutes, we put ourselves in a great position...
21:30, 2019-09-18

Microsoft plans to bring broadband to 9 million more Americans Microsoft is teaming up with ISP Nextlink in its latest effort to expand broadband access. They aim to bring high-speed internet to more than 9 million people in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas. That total includes around a milli......
22:00, 2019-09-18

Lamborghini’s crazy looking hybrid is more interesting under the hood "We are a game-changer and a provocateur," Lamborghini's CTO, Maurizio Reggiani told Engadget. The automaker has a long history of making waves with traffic-stopping designs and more recently, innovative tech. At last week's Frankfurt Motor Show, the......
22:00, 2019-09-18

Apple wants to trademark 'Slofie' You might have rolled your eyes when Apple mentioned that the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro could do "slofies," but the company is taking things slightly more seriously. Apple has applied to the USPTO for a trademark on the term "Slofie" in terms of "downloa......
22:00, 2019-09-18

Roland releases Zenbeats, a cross-platform music-making app Roland has been making electronic musical instruments for nearly 50 years and has delivered products like the JU-06A tiny portable synth, keyboards with built-in Alexa controls and mini smartphone mixers. Now, it's entering the world of mobile music-......
22:00, 2019-09-18

Fed cuts rates again, gives mixed signals for next move The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point for the second time this year on Wednesday in a widely expected move meant to sustain a decade-long economic expansion, but gave mixed signals about what may happen next....
22:00, 2019-09-18

U.S. housing starts, building permits scale 12-year high U.S. homebuilding surged to more than a 12-year high in August as both single- and multi-family housing construction accelerated, suggesting that lower mortgage rates were finally providing a boost to the struggling housing market....
22:00, 2019-09-18

Fed does the 'right thing' in supporting repo market: JPMorgan's Dimon JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon credited the U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday with doing the "right thing" in supporting the overnight funding needs of banks after borrowing costs suddenly spiked on Monday....
22:00, 2019-09-18

'A Latin American Brother-Country': Venezuelans Seek Refuge in Spain The number of Venezuelans in Spain has nearly doubled to 320,000 in four years, part of a growing exodus as their country slides further into poverty and authoritarian rule under President Nicolás Maduro....
22:00, 2019-09-18

Buy American Eagle because of an 'ongoing resurgence in the denim cycle,' analyst says D.A. Davidson initiated coverage of American Eagle with a buy rating and a $21 price target, saying the retailer is the "denim destination" in an up-trending denim market....
22:30, 2019-09-18

China now has its very own Loch Ness Monster Long the envy of the world for its famous water creature, Scotland is now in direct competition with another country for the attention of internet conspiracy theorists and cable supernatural reality shows alike after China debuted its very own take on the Loch Ness Monster. A video, posted on Sina W...
22:30, 2019-09-18

The Boondocks is making a comeback on HBO Max Almost 15 years after the original series premiere, grade school freedom fighter Huey Freeman, his hot take-heavy younger brother Riley, and their perpetually tired grandfather Robert are returning to television. HBO Max announced today that Aaron McGruder’s essential comic-to-cable series The Boond...
22:30, 2019-09-18

UN summits urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a “driver for meaningful, positive change”, according to the man at the helm of the Organization....
23:00, 2019-09-18

The Most Seductive Theater Scene in New York Right Now: A Visitor's Guide Immersive theater productions—where you might be part of the show—are popping up all over New York City. The best ones take place in the oddest spaces, from an abandoned hospital to an old graveyard....
23:00, 2019-09-18

| Netanyahu cancels UN visit over post-poll 'political context' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled his planned visit to the United Nations General Assembly due to the "political context" in Israel, sources in his office say....
23:00, 2019-09-18

| WATCH | Man tries snatching sleeping 4-year-old girl A man caught on CCTV trying to kidnap a 4-year-old child when she was sleeping with her mother outside their home in Punjab's Ludhiana has been arrested....
23:00, 2019-09-18

Teen fatally stabbed as dozens watched, some rolling video rather than helping, police say By David K. Li A teenager near New York City was stabbed to death in an attack witnessed by dozens of onlookers — some who rolled video of the slaying rather than help stop it, police said Tuesday. Khaseen Morris, 16, and a friend were set upon by as many as a half-dozen people Monday in an after-sc...
23:00, 2019-09-18

Hot air balloon makes emergency landing in San Diego neighborhood SAN DIEGO, CA — A hot air balloon pilot had to make an emergency landing in a San Diego councilman’s residential neighborhood. Mark kersey captured the emergency landing on his cell phone, and also grabbed a few still photos. In a tweet, he noted that this was the second such incident i...
23:00, 2019-09-18

Finance Minister To Review State-Run Banks' Merger Preparedness: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet the heads of PSU banks on Thursday to discuss merger-related issues and review their preparedness to execute the process...
23:00, 2019-09-18

Reliance Jio Tops Subscription Race In July; Airtel, Vodafone Idea Lose Jio added 85.39 lakh customers in July to take its total subscriber base to 33.97 crore, data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) showed on Wednesday....
23:00, 2019-09-18

Celine Dion reveals three songs from new album 'Courage' "Courage" is Dion's first English-language album in six years, following her 2013 release, "Love Me Back to Life."        ...
23:00, 2019-09-18

Running against Trump can be good politics in Canada Polls show President Trump is deeply unpopular among Canadians. But spending too much time criticizing him could backfire as cheap politicking at the expense of more substantive campaigning. And the eventual winner will have to work with him....
23:30, 2019-09-18

Survivors on Bahamas island mark time as officials lay plans A new community of survivors is emerging on Abaco island nearly three weeks after Hurricane Dorian blasted through the northern Bahamas, killing at least 50 people as one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes on record...
23:30, 2019-09-18

Saudi-led group to construct gas pipeline in Bulgaria Bulgaria has signed 1.1 billion-euro construction contract ($1.2 billion) with a Saudi-led group for a natural gas pipeline that would link to the TurkStream pipeline project...
23:30, 2019-09-18

Iran to hold annual Gulf drills with 200 frigates, speedboats Iran will hold its annual military parade on Sept. 22 in the Gulf with 200 frigates and speedboats, the semi-official Iran Front Page website reported on Wednesday, at a time of soaring tension between Tehran and Washington....
23:30, 2019-09-18

Independent Cuban journalists petition against increased government repression A group of 55 independent journalists, bloggers and activists in Communist-run Cuba launched a petition this week denouncing increased media repression and calling for guarantees for press freedom....
23:30, 2019-09-18

Huawei eyes AI prowess, invests in compute power Chinese tech giant unveils ambitious plans to build the architectures needed to meet growing demand for more compute power and artificial intelligence, pledging to do so on an "open" ecosystem"....
23:30, 2019-09-18

Is the world ready for cross-platform quantum programming? Harvard's Prineha Narang and colleagues hit upon a neat way to compile programs to emerging "noisy" quantum systems, and now they've commercialized the work in a startup Aliro. The company tells ZDNet that the business world is chomping at the bit to get "quantum value" even before such systems reac...
23:30, 2019-09-18

AMD has another monster 64-core Rome chip, but the big business is in smaller machines AMD on Wednesday unveiled yet another monster 64-core part, but it's in the smaller-scale machines that it hopes to sell in high volume and take share from Intel....
23:30, 2019-09-18

EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker open to replacing Irish backstop with 'operable' alternative The EU said Wednesday it's open to a British exit without the key Irish "backstop," as long as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government presents an alternative in writing before the Oct. 31 deadli...
00:00, 2019-09-19

Biggio’s cycle brings back memories for Frye Jeff Frye woke up Wednesday morning to a flood of tweets about Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio hitting for the cycle against the Baltimore Orioles the night before....
00:00, 2019-09-19

Saudi offers 'proof' of Iran's role in oil attack and urges US response Defence spokesman calls on ‘international community to hold Iran responsible’Saudi Arabia has ramped up the pressure on Donald Trump to respond to a devastating strike on two major oil installations, displaying drone and missile technology it insisted showed the attack was “unquestionably sponsored ...
00:00, 2019-09-19

Documentary follows Pastafarians as they strain for recognition Film-maker has spent three years showing how the colander-wearing religion is more than a jokeSome time next year, the European court of human rights will decide on the case of a Dutch woman who feels unfairly treated because her country’s highest court has told her she cannot wear a plastic colande...
00:00, 2019-09-19

Kavanaugh should never have been appointed. Impeachment is our only hope | Moira Donegan In a just world, this man would never have been appointed to the court. The best we can hope for now is his impeachmentIt seems even more likely than it did before that US supreme court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is indeed a serial sexual assaulter. New revelations about the multiply accused Kavanaugh’...
00:00, 2019-09-19

The problem isn't Biden's centrism - it's that he's the wrong kind of centrist | Geoffrey Kabaservice Americans could embrace a moderate liberal. But Biden comes across as the tepid version of his more leftwing competitorsOne of the clearest takeaways from the Democratic presidential debate in Houston last week is that the party has a Joe Biden problem. As the frontrunner, Biden has blocked other mo...
00:00, 2019-09-19

Rory McIlroy believes golf can learn from tennis to eradicate slow play • Northern Irishman wants proper penalties to be enforced• Golfer encouraged by European Tour’s plan to deal with issueRory McIlroy has called on his sport to follow the lead of tennis by implementing proper penalties for those players who divert attention towards clocks rather than shots after the ...
00:00, 2019-09-19

Robert O'Brien replaces John Bolton as Trump's national security adviser Elevation of the state department’s chief hostage negotiator seen as a win for US secretary of state Mike PompeoDonald Trump has appointed the state department’s chief hostage negotiator – whose most prominent international role until now was monitoring the Swedish trial of the US rapper A$AP Rocky ...
00:00, 2019-09-19

Rate of US abortions drops to lowest level since 1973 The US experienced an 8% decline in the abortion rate in three years, to the lowest recorded level since abortion was legalizedThe overall rate of abortions has dropped in the US to the lowest level since 1973, according to a new study, continuing a downward trend.The US experienced an 8% decline in...
00:00, 2019-09-19

Polish ambassador urges Poles to 'seriously consider' leaving UK Arkady Rzegocki voices concerns over settled status application processPoland’s ambassador to the UK has written to 800,000 Poles advising them to “seriously consider” returning home and expressed concern about the application process for getting settled status in the UK after Brexit.Arkady Rzegocki...
00:00, 2019-09-19

'Missing out is not a worry for me': the millennial foster carers More and more people in their 20s and early 30s are becoming foster carers. Here, younger Guardian readers explain whyGrowing up in a fostering family, Natalie Wainwright always planned to become a foster parent. But she didn’t think she’d be doing it in her 20s.Wainwright, who lives in Sussex, is a...
00:00, 2019-09-19

Afghanistan: dozens dead as country is rocked by triple attacks – video report At least nine people have been wounded in eastern Afghanistan by a suicide bomber and gunmen in an attack on Wednesday, that came 24 hours after two other attacks in the country left more than 48 people dead. The Taliban have claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s attacks, while no one has yet said t...
00:00, 2019-09-19

UK's best sea view photography competition 2019 National maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, has revealed the eagerly awaited results of its seventh annual photography competition, showcasing images relating to all aspects of the UK’s historic relationship with the sea.Having reviewed more than 800 fantastic entries, the judges d...
00:00, 2019-09-19

Man Utd make new contracts for Mason Greenwood, Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard a priority Mason Greenwood and Jesse Lingard are in line for new contracts at Manchester United, who will also try to convince Paul Pogba to commit his future to Old Trafford....
00:00, 2019-09-19

Millions of Americans’ private medical images are available online, report finds Medical images and health data belonging to millions of Americans — including X-rays and CT scans — are unprotected online and able to be seen by anyone with basic computer expertise, a scathing new report published Tuesday found. According to ProPublica, which worked in partnership with...
00:00, 2019-09-19

Facebook rolls out new line of creepy home speakers Facebook just can’t take a hint. After its first-ever hardware device got slammed by critics as a potential spying apparatus last year, Facebook on Wednesday unveiled a new generation of its “Portal” video chatting devices. The screen-equipped home speaker is a privacy nut’s nightmare: It is equippe...
00:00, 2019-09-19

Milan: Less is more at Prada, Arbesser keeps it personal Already essential, Muccia Prada is trying a less-is-more aesthetic, in support of a sustainable agenda, on the first day of Milan Fashion Week runway looks for next spring and summer...
00:30, 2019-09-19

Fantasy Football Week 3 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em: Running backs Whether you lost someone to injury or are dealing with some disappointments, you might have tough decisions to make at running back. Jamey Eisenberg is here to help....
00:30, 2019-09-19

HBO to follow Arizona St, Florida, Penn St, Washington St HBO Sports is going behind the scenes with the football programs at Arizona State, Florida, Penn State and Washington State in its “24/7” documentary series...
00:30, 2019-09-19

CBS, WarnerMedia to stop running ads for e-cigarettes CBS and WarnerMedia said they will stop running ads for e-cigarettes and products like Juul following concerns over vaping illnesses and deaths.       ...
00:30, 2019-09-19

Why another Fed rate cut is good news for your wallet ... mostly The Fed's rate cut Wednesday affects credit card, home equity line, savings rates. It's the Fed second cut in less than 2 months       ...
00:30, 2019-09-19

The Revolutionary Black Women of Saubara The shrieking sliced through the cloudy night and drowned out the music blasting from a speaker nearby. It was 9 p.m. in Saubara, a town of about 12,000 people in Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia. Although the party wouldn’t officially start until 3 a.m., crowds were already outside waiting in a...
00:30, 2019-09-19

Anon Democratic Senators: Biden Good! Warren and Sanders Bad and Scary :( It’s tough for a Democratic senator this primary election cycle: six of your colleagues are all fighting to be the party’s next presidential nominee. The unspoken rule for most of the Senate seems to be that they won’t take sides this early, but the (quietly) spoken rule, per the Hill, is ooh boy, w...
00:30, 2019-09-19

Every Politician Smearing Medicare for All Should Be Asked About the GM Strike Member of the United Auto Workers at General Motors went on strike earlier this week, the first time the union has launched a national strike since 2007. One of the reasons they did so, according to a UAW press release, is because “affordable healthcare for thousands remains unsettled for no good re...
00:30, 2019-09-19

Viking berserkers may have used henbane to induce trance-like state Enlarge / Sixth century Viking matrix used in the manufacture of helmet plaques, depicting Odin accompanied by a Berserker. (credit: Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images) The legendary Viking warriors known as berserkers were renowned for their ferocity in battle, purportedly fighting...
00:30, 2019-09-19

President Trump Names New National Security Adviser (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he’s naming hostage negotiator Robert O’Brien as his new national security adviser. Trump tweeted the announcement from California, while on the third and final day of a West Coast fundraising swing. “I am pleased to announ...
00:30, 2019-09-19

Prada relegates fashion in favour of clothes Decision to serve the season without a big splash showed in the finish and finer detailingIf fashion is currently getting a bad rap for being trend-led and disposable, Miuccia Prada – the ridiculously influential fashion designer responsible for the most-imitated trends – is only too aware of the co...
01:15, 2019-09-19

What Felicity Huffman's prison sentence means for other parents in college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman's 14-day prison sentence could set a benchmark in the sentencing of other parents in the college admissions scandal.        ...
01:15, 2019-09-19

CDC warns against buying some vaping products The CDC is warning the public to stop buying e-cigarettes of the street or "further manipulate them in ways not intended by the manufacturer" as it investigates an outbreak of illness and death associated with vaping. (Sept. 18)        ...
01:15, 2019-09-19

Suspect in Detroit serial killings charged in murders of 4 women Social media rumors had been developing since mid-May that there was a serial killer in Detroit, but police repudiated them.        ...
01:15, 2019-09-19

Terry Bradshaw blasts Giants over Eli Manning treatment: ‘I’d pack my bags’ Terry Bradshaw would not be as generous as Eli Manning has been with the Giants. The Hall of Fame quarterback told USA Today he would have bolted the Steelers if they had only given him two weeks into a season to prove he is their best option. “I hope Eli’s OK with it, because he’s......
01:15, 2019-09-19

Melvin Gordon tries to wrestle leverage back from Chargers amid holdout Melvin Gordon promised Tuesday that “I’m going to play somewhere” this season. The rest of the Chargers running back’s future remains cloudy at best. As he holds out for a new contract, Gordon took to Instagram on Tuesday to tell fans he’d be playing this year and ̶...
01:15, 2019-09-19

Trash talk, mattress fires and a flying projector: Lane Kiffin's year at Tennessee Lane Kiffin's one season in Knoxville was one of the wildest in recent memory. A decade later, those involved remember the highs, the lows and the unbelievable....
01:15, 2019-09-19

Fan gets Odell Beckham Jr. autograph tattooed after Monday Night Football Odell Beckham Jr.'s homecoming at MetLife Stadium on Monday night wasn't just memorable for the Cleveland Brown's star. One lucky fan is the proud owner of one-of-a-kind OBJ autograph ink. Yep, dreams do come true....
01:15, 2019-09-19

Peter Quillin still competing at 168, but fighting for something different One day a champion, the next, down on the canvas. How former middleweight world titleholder Peter Quillin reinvented himself after a tough decision in his career....
01:15, 2019-09-19

What the Interest-Rate Cut Means for You The Federal Reserve’s decision to cut its short-term benchmark rate can mean different things for your mortgage, your student loans and other kinds of borrowing....
01:15, 2019-09-19

Here's what the Fed's interest rate cut means for your wallet For everyday Americans, the Federal Reserve's decision to cut rates could mean cheaper loans. At the same time, consumers will earn less interest on their savings....
01:15, 2019-09-19

Gun violence costs the US $229 billion annually, report finds The report, published by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, used data from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the Centers for Disease Control to estimate the cost of gun violence in all 50 states....
01:15, 2019-09-19

Pochettino slams Tottenham players after Olympiacos capitulation "Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has taken aim at his players after they let a two-goal lead slip in the 2-2 Champions League draw with Olympiacos."...
01:45, 2019-09-19

So, What Can a Force Ghost Do? In the mythos of Star Wars’ cosmic energies, the ability to exist after death as a Force Ghost is one of the most rare and powerful abilities a wielder of the Force can master. Or rather, attempt to master. Because if anything, despite its importance to the Star Wars saga at large, what we think we ...
01:45, 2019-09-19

Houston-area refineries run through tropical storm: sources Refineries in the Houston area remained in operation through the first night of Tropical Storm Imelda's passage across southeast Texas, sources familiar with plant operations said on Wednesday....
01:45, 2019-09-19

NYC’s biggest Halloween party is going to the dogs New York City’s four-legged residents could be in for a treat — or two or three — this fall. From Oct. 4 to 27, animal-friendly site the Dodo is hosting Brooklyn’s Best Dog Day Ever: Halloween Edition, which will have daily parades and costume contests, a canine-size corn maze and a pooc...
01:45, 2019-09-19

‘Furball’ turns out to be hundreds of creepy-crawling spiders Trigger alert: Arachnophobes turn away now. A skin-crawling video has surfaced on social media of a man reaching for what looks like a hairball, only to have it splinter into hundreds of spiders. Posted by Texas-based Instagram user datcowboykidd, the vid shows the user reaching into the furry mass,...
01:45, 2019-09-19

Dead shark ‘paraded’ through seafood festival sparks outcry An image of a dead blue shark recently being “paraded” before a crowd at a British seafood festival has sparked great debate, as the species is nearly threatened on a global scale. Some critics of the photo declared the incident a “disgusting” disgrace to the local community, seeing as the species&#...
01:45, 2019-09-19

Americans somewhat confident in fight against climate change WASHINGTON — Most Americans are at least somewhat confident that the world will step up in its fight against global warming — but there are limits to their optimism. That’s according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research that also shows most think their own ac...
01:45, 2019-09-19

Stream unlimited documentaries for $1.25/month with CuriosityStream Whether you want to travel through Europe, explore the depths of our glorious oceans, or travel back in time to witness the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79, you can do so from your own couch. All you need is a subscription to CuriosityStream. This documentary-streaming service is like the Netfli...
01:45, 2019-09-19

UPDATE 3-AT&T, Dish not in talks over DirecTV deal - source AT&T Inc and Dish Network Corp are not in discussions over a deal due to regulatory issues, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, after the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2kS2Hbs the wireless carrier was considering parting ways with its satellite TV division DirecTV....
01:45, 2019-09-19

UPDATE 2-Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to meet with U.S. senators this week Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is on Capitol Hill this week to meet with senators as the social media giant faces scrutiny from both the Federal Trade Commission and members of Congress, the company confirmed on Wednesday....
01:45, 2019-09-19

Brazil's Petrobras increases gasoline, diesel prices in wake of Saudi attacks Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has increased the average price of gasoline at refineries by 2.29% and the price of diesel by 3.8%, consultancy FC Stone said on Wednesday....
01:45, 2019-09-19

UPDATE 2-Parts shortage leads GM to lay off 1,200 temporarily in Canada The strike against General Motors Co's U.S. operations has led to a parts shortage, the automaker said on Wednesday, and as a result it announced the temporary lay-offs of 1,200 workers at its Oshawa assembly plant in Canada....
01:45, 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-GSK's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray gets FDA panel backing An independent expert panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday recommended approval of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray that aims to help smokers quit their addiction....
01:45, 2019-09-19

Style trumps fashion at Prada, Pilotto goes to the beach at Milan shows Prada chose personal style over fashion while Peter Pilotto merged the beach with the ballroom at their catwalk shows on Wednesday, kicking off the first day of Milan Fashion Week....
02:15, 2019-09-19

Lawmaker facing child porn charges resigns from Pennsylvania Senate Calls for Pennsylvania state Sen. Mike Folmer to resign after the charges were announced late Tuesday were swift and far-reaching.        ...
03:00, 2019-09-19

Trump signs name on Mexico border wall President Donald Trump capped a three-day trip to the West by penning his signature in magic marker on the San Diego wall at the Mexico border. Trump calls it "an amazing project." (Sept. 18)        ...
03:00, 2019-09-19

New UN report launched to help ratchet up action to combat climate crisis Ahead of global leaders’ arrival in New York for the Climate Action Summit on 23 September, the United Nations deputy chief has launched a comprehensive report on how the world can take swift and meaningful action to slow down climate change....
03:00, 2019-09-19

Longer-lasting avocados will soon be here to save your guacamole Will they live up to the ripe? On Wednesday, Kroger grocery stores rolled out “longer-lasting” avocados to some 1,100 stores across the country. According to Krogers, these extra-hearty fruits “maintain their just-harvested quality longer” than the average avo. Their national...
03:00, 2019-09-19

Dozens of Designers Work in Shifts to Create Hong Kong Protest Art. Here Are Some Examples of Their Work When he heard that people in Hong Kong were forming a human chain to call for democracy on Aug. 23, a local designer who goes by the name Phesti borrowed from the imagery of local subway signs to create a logo of figures holding hands. Underneath, in typography identical to that used by the train sy...
03:30, 2019-09-19

Saudi Arabia Says Iranian Missiles and Drones Hit Oil Facilities (RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — Saudi Arabia alleged Wednesday that Iranian cruise missiles and drones attacked the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry, showing journalists the remains of the weapons while stopping short of directly accusing Iran of launching the assault. Iran denies being invo...
03:30, 2019-09-19

Formula E: Mahindra Racing Announces New Team Manager & Chief Mechanic For 2019-20 Season With the 2019-20 Formula E season set to begin later this year, Mahindra Racing has appointed David Clarke as the new Team Manager and Paul Willett as the Chief Mechanic....
03:30, 2019-09-19

Video games to get ESPN, MTV treatment in new VENN Network The Video Game Entertainment & News Network (VENN), aims to be the ESPN and E! for game culture and give Twitch and YouTube some competition.       ...
03:30, 2019-09-19

Wilson's Triniti Tennis Ball Looks Like a Straight Sets Win For the Environment If you walk to your nearest public tennis courts, you’ll probably find a smattering of discarded balls that have been used once, as well as a bunch of discarded plastic cans and metal lids that are probably destined for landfills at best, or like, the local river or whatever at worst....
03:30, 2019-09-19

Robert O’Brien ‘Looks the Part,’ but Has Spent Little Time Playing It Mr. O’Brien, President Trump’s new national security adviser, is said to bring milder views and a sunnier personality to the job than John R. Bolton....
04:00, 2019-09-19

People like the idea of a carbon tax - if the money is put to good use Survey of people in the US suggests the public will support carbon taxes high enough to produce big emissions cuts - if they approve of how the revenue is used...
04:00, 2019-09-19

Los Angeles partnership launches platform to help people catch phishes Enlarge / The City of Los Angeles is getting some help from a DHS-funded nonprofit in the fight against phishing. (credit: Getty Images) The relentless march of ransomware, business email compromises, and other attacks against small private and public organizations over the past few years has demo...
04:00, 2019-09-19

25 Californians charged with $150M in health care fraud LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five Southern California doctors and others are accused of billing Medicare and other health plans for $150 million in fraudulent charges. Federal cases were announced Wednesday in Los Angeles and Santa Ana. Authorities say the defendants billed Medicare, Medicaid, private ...
04:30, 2019-09-19

Rise in crime tied to rising blood pressure (Reuters Health) - People living in communities with rising crime rates may be more likely than those in safer neighborhoods to develop high blood pressure, a new study suggests....
04:30, 2019-09-19

Felipe Vázquez Charged With Statutory Sexual Assault Of 13-Year-Old Hours after Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez was arrested yesterday in Pittsburgh on behalf of Lee County (Florida) authorities for a pair of child solicitation charges, he was also charged in Pennsylvania’s Westmoreland County with a slew of felonies that includes statutory sexual assault....
05:00, 2019-09-19

Zuckerberg Heads to Capitol Hill to Push His Version of Web Regulation Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg will pitch to lawmakers his moderate vision for internet regulation and seeking to placate lawmakers who are weighing tougher moves....
05:00, 2019-09-19

As homebuilding hits 12-year high, experts warn construction stocks may lose steam Matt Maley, chief market strategist at Miller Tabak, and Michael Bapis, managing director of Vios Advisors at Rockefeller Capital Management, break down the homebuilders' recent rally with CNBC's Mike Santoli....
05:00, 2019-09-19

‘Materialism Will One Day Bring Change.’ Why a Senior Defector Believes North Korea’s Days Are Numbered An influx of capitalist culture and a swelling desire for material goods could one day spell the end for North Korea’s Kim dynasty and hasten the pariah state’s re-entry into the international community. That’s according to a high-ranking defector who spoke recently to TIME. Thae Y...
05:00, 2019-09-19

It's the Guns Ostensibly this morning’s Senate subcommittee hearing was intended to be an assessment of what social media platforms are doing, and what they ought to be doing better, as mass shootings and the monsters who commit them continue to rain tragedy on communities around the world. Read more......
05:00, 2019-09-19

Mathematicians No Longer Stumped by the Number 3 Just on the heels of finding three cubed numbers that sum to 42, scientists have passed another important milestone by finding three enormous cubes that sum to 3.Read more......
05:00, 2019-09-19

CBS, WarnerMedia, Viacom to stop running e-cigarettes ads after vaping illnesses, deaths CBS, Viacom and WarnerMedia will stop running ads for e-cigarettes and products like Juul following concerns over vaping illnesses and deaths.       ...
05:30, 2019-09-19

PM to meet military chiefs on unofficial campaign trial Boris Johnson is continuing his unofficial general election campaign with talks with military chiefs and meeting troops on a visit to an army training ground....
05:30, 2019-09-19

South Sudan’s peace process ‘precarious, but progress in being made’, Security Council hears One year on from the signing of a Revitalized Agreement to ease conflict in South Sudan, the country’s political leaders “have met some, but certainly not all”, of the expectations laid out, the top UN official for the country told the Security Council on Wednesday....
05:30, 2019-09-19

Zero's 2020 electric motorcycles include one that's loaded for adventures Imagine how people use Zero's electric motorbikes and you'll probably picture a commute to work or a quick blast through the countryside. Now, however, it's encouraging you to make longer-lasting journeys. The company has introduce a 2020 bike line......
05:30, 2019-09-19

Jonah Hill tackles bullying in new Instagram TV series IGTV may not be capturing hearts and minds but at least Instagram is leveraging the platform to talk about important issues. Starting today, Instagram users can watch a new four-part series from the Facebook-owned company and 22 Jump Street actor Jon......
05:30, 2019-09-19

T-Mobile’s Sprint merger is opposed by 18 state attorneys general Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is the latest state attorney general to oppose T-Mobile's Sprint merger. Today, Shapiro announced that he'll join a lawsuit to block the "megamerger" of the telecom giants, making him the 18th attorney gener......
05:30, 2019-09-19

Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2.0 TDI 190 4Motion DSG 2019 UK review Volkswagen revitalises the eight-generation Passat range, starting with the beefed-up but smart-looking Alltrack estate The eighth-generation Volkswagen Passat has been refreshed, four years after it was launched in 2015. And this particular version – the slightly higher-riding all-wheel-drive est...
05:30, 2019-09-19

Netanyahu cancels UN trip, forgoes meeting with Trump after failing to secure an outright victory in national elections Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled his trip to New York City for the United Nations’ annual General Assembly next week after falling short of securing a parliamentary majority in Israel’s second general election in five months, his office announced Wednesday....
06:00, 2019-09-19

Category 3 Hurricane Humberto set to make close pass off Bermuda as busy Atlantic season continues Bermuda is warning its residents to make their final storm preparations Wednesday as Hurricane Humberto is set to make a close pass off the island, bringing maximum sustained winds of 120 mph....
06:00, 2019-09-19

ICE arrests thrice-deported Mexican man wanted for homicide A three-time deported Mexican man wanted for homicide in Anaheim, Calif., was arrested this week in Houston, Texas, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced....
06:00, 2019-09-19

Indiana couple accused of abandoning adoptive daughter say she lied about her age: reports An Indiana couple accused of abandoning their 11-year-old adoptive daughter in an apartment before moving to Canada has claimed that the girl was actually a 22-year-old woman who made a career out of lying about her age....
06:00, 2019-09-19

New Jersey referee who ordered wrestler to cut dreadlocks suspended for 2 years A New Jersey high school referee was handed a two-year suspension on Wednesday after he forced a teenaged wrestler to cut off his dreadlocks moments before a match to avoid forfeiting it....
06:00, 2019-09-19

Trump's new national security adviser Robert O'Brien was hailed by Mitt Romney in 2016 Incoming White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien was pushed by Mitt Romney, a Trump critic and failed 2012 Republican nominee, as an ideal person for the role in 2016....
06:00, 2019-09-19

Super 30 Founder Anand Kumar Felicitated With Prestigious Award In The US Super 30 founder and noted mathematician Anand Kumar has been felicitated in the US with a prestigious teaching award for his contributions towards imparting education to the country''s needy......
06:30, 2019-09-19

Live Updates: Mumbai Gears Up For Heavy Rainfall, All Schools Closed All schools and junior colleges in Mumbai will remain closed today after the weather office forecast "extremely heavy rainfall" over the next 48 hours, the government said. The weather office has......
06:30, 2019-09-19

In Jharkhand Mob Killing, Murder Charge Back Against Accused After 8 Days Eight days after murder charges against the men accused in a fatal mob attack on a 24-year-old in Jharkhand were dropped because the post-mortem report said he died of a cardiac arrest, the police......
06:30, 2019-09-19

Gas Prices Could Rise Up to 25 Cents a Gallon After the Saudi Oil Facility Attacks. Here’s What to Expect The attacks that crippled two major Saudi oil facilities over the weekend are already beginning to drive up gas prices for American drivers half a world away. This week, consumers can “definitely expect to see gas prices increase anywhere from 5 cents to a dime or a little more” as the m...
06:30, 2019-09-19

It was an ideal place for our children to grow up – but the coalmine has silenced our schoolyard | Alison Smiles-Schmidt The permanent closure of our school is imminent, yet some call this progress. I call it an emergency and a lesson to learn from the story of WollarIn the New South Wales town of Wollar, you can’t hear children laughing in the school playground any more. Coal has silenced the schoolyard, coated the r...
06:30, 2019-09-19

Blockchain has become one of enterprises top five priorities Blockchain will evolve further in the next two to three years among the enterprises as it has become one of their top five priorities, an Oracle executive said.Blockchain is another way to store data transactions to manage it, enquire it, protect it and store it securely.While blockchain can greatly...
07:00, 2019-09-19

Can't wait for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare? CoD: Mobile is coming out October 1 Call of Duty: Mobile has an official release date, and it’s coming out for iOS and Android phones on October 1 for all but a few countries (except China, Vietnam and Belgium).The free-to-play, multiplayer-only title shrinks the typical modern Call of Duty shooter experience down to smartphone...
07:00, 2019-09-19

iPhone 11: 512GB vs 256GB vs 128GB vs 64GB: prices and which size is enough? Apple's new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro are here, and they're going to confront you with plenty of vexing choices. You'll have to decide which iPhone you want and pick the color you prefer. And then, you still have to choose which iPhone 11 storage size is right for you.Depending on w...
07:00, 2019-09-19

"Can't Be Climbed": Trump Shows Section Of Wall At US Border With Mexico President Donald Trump showed off a section of wall along the U.S. border with Mexico on Wednesday in a bid to illustrate his commitment to crack down on illegal border crossings as he raises money in......
07:00, 2019-09-19

Google canceled the Pixel Watch years ago and never looked back We’ve come across rumors detailing Google’s so-called Pixel Watch with some regularity, but the company never made a Wear OS gadget of its own that could compete against the Apple Watch. Meanwhile, the Apple Watch kept growing, having virtually no rival in the market that stands a chance...
07:00, 2019-09-19

Facebook’s new Portal TV turns your television into a video chat monitor The average Facebook user out there likely wasn’t secretly hoping the world’s biggest social networking company (and frequent privacy flouter) would release a new video chat device that could be installed in the home. Nevertheless, Facebook has stepped up to do so anyway — in actua...
07:00, 2019-09-19

HP Elite Dragonfly is a Project Athena laptop that lasts over 24 hours on a charge Intel came up with a neat idea for laptops not too long ago called Project Athena, and we’re finally starting to see the first Athena-ready notebooks come out. These machines are essentially supposed to be light and slim ultrabooks powered by Intel’s latest chips, and they’re ready...
07:00, 2019-09-19

Brenda L. Jacobs has been missing since 2003. Philadelphia police may have found her remains Remains found by Philadelphia police may close the case of Brenda L. Jacobs, who has been missing since 2003.        ...
07:30, 2019-09-19

Jamal Adams rips NFL for fining him: ‘League is a damn joke’ Jamal Adams blasted the NFL for fining him for a late hit on Baker Mayfield during the Jets’ 23-3 loss to the Browns on Monday night at MetLife Stadium. Adams was called for roughing the passer on the play, which came on a third-and-8 from midfield on Cleveland’s second possession of the game. The B...
07:30, 2019-09-19

Giancarlo Stanton has dream first at-bat in Yankees return Giancarlo Stanton didn’t miss a beat in his first major league at-bat in nearly three months. The 29-year-old outfielder welcomed himself back into the Yankees lineup with a leadoff double in the second inning of Wednesday’s matchup with the Angels. It marked Stanton’s first big-league a...
07:30, 2019-09-19

Homeopathy? Leave system as it is, decides Germany's Spahn German statutory health insurance funds should continue funding homeopathy to the small extent they do currently, Health Minister Jens Spahn has said. A French plan to phase out the treatment by 2021 prompted the debate....
07:30, 2019-09-19

US Syria envoy: President Trump was 'misunderstood' Conflict Zone confronts Donald Trump's envoy to Syria, James Jeffrey, on the president's decision to withdraw troops from the country. The move shocked allies, Congress and even members of his own administration....
07:30, 2019-09-19

Trump taps hostage negotiator Robert C. O'Brien as new national security director The US' chief hostage negotiator is Trump's pick to replace John Bolton as national security adviser. The lawyer Robert O'Brien has a history of foreign policy consultancy....
07:30, 2019-09-19

Berlin's celebrated Zoo Palast cinema turns 100 When a vast movie theater near Berlin's central Zoo railway station was revamped and opened on September 18, 1919 with the premiere of Ernst Lubitch's "Madame Dubarry," a German cinematic institution was born....
07:30, 2019-09-19

Dramatic rise in Germans relying on food banks The number of people visiting food banks in Germany has increased by 10%. The non-profit Tafel organization is taking Germany to task for neglecting its most vulnerable and wasting massive amounts of food....
07:30, 2019-09-19

Saudi Arabia joins US maritime operation in Persian Gulf after oil attacks The Saudi government has defended its decision, saying it must "deter and counter threats to maritime navigation and global trade." Iran has accused Saudi Arabia and the United States of inciting conflict in the region....
07:30, 2019-09-19

Poland's ruling party pledges pre-election minimum wage spike Poland’s ruling party has pledged to raise the minimum wage by 90% over four years. A month before a general election, such a move is either a stroke of political genius or economic calamity, depending on who you ask....
07:30, 2019-09-19

Wet Weather Is No Match For Allbirds' New Water-Resistant Sneakers Stormy days ruin a lot of outdoor activities, but now, wearing Allbirds isn’t one of them! The maker of the most comfortable wool shoe is revamping their original sneaker with the men’s and women’s Mizzle Collection, made to withstand misty drizzles (hence the name) and other wet weather that may ha...
07:30, 2019-09-19

Cooking Tips: 3 Tips To Make Restaurant-Style Crispy Spring Rolls Filled with the goodness of hearty vegetables along with bits of chicken or mutton, spring rolls are super-delicious and taste even better when they are paired with dips....
07:30, 2019-09-19

#FoodFestival: Sample Authentic South Indian Fare At Crowne Plaza, Mayur Vihar Authentic flavours of southern states - Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana and Kerala cuisines are the main attraction of Dakshin Express Food Festival....
07:30, 2019-09-19

This Delish Papaya Salad Will Changed The Way You've Seen Papayas So Far! Weight loss can prove to be an overwhelming task for many, but if you are willing to experiment with newer ingredients - you can make your weight loss journey a memorable one too!...
07:30, 2019-09-19

Pearl Jam's Mike McCready celebrates Infinite Color & Sound with new playlist Infinite Color & Sound is a music and art collaboration between Mike McCready and artist Kate Neckel featuring original music written by the duo.        ...
07:30, 2019-09-19

Ex-Obama campaign staffer mounts second primary challenge to Rep. Carolyn Maloney A former campaign staffer for Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he will mount a second primary challenge to long-serving New York Democratic congresswoman Carolyn Maloney in 2020....
08:00, 2019-09-19

Former Bush official urges Latinos to vote Trump out, saying GOP has 'lost control of the monster they helped create' A former official in the George W. Bush administration has penned a Washington Post op-ed urging his "fellow Latinos" to vote President Trump out of office, saying the Republican Party has "have lost control of the monster they helped create."...
08:00, 2019-09-19

Trump communication reportedly at center of whistle blower complaint The complaint the administration is withholding from Congress was filed by an intelligence officer who was troubled by a phone call the president had, according to a former official....
08:00, 2019-09-19

Overstock’s ex-CEO Patrick Byrne sells all of his shares Patrick Byrne — the controversial ex-CEO of Overstock — sold all his shares this week. Byrne — who left the discount furniture seller in a cloud of controversy after confessing to a romantic relationship with a Russian spy — said he sold all of his 10-plus percent stake in Overstock — thanks to the ...
08:30, 2019-09-19

Overstock says it will loosen restrictions on bizarre crypto-dividend Overstock said Wednesday it will loosen a bizarre tangle of restrictions on a blockchain-based dividend that critics said was concocted by ex-chief Patrick Byrne to stymie short sellers. Hours later, Byrne said he sold 4.7 million shares between Monday and Wednesday for a little under $100 million. ...
08:30, 2019-09-19

"Unite Behind Science, Take Real Action": Climate Activist Greta Thunberg A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist demanded Wednesday that Congress "listen to the scientists" who were sounding the alarm on the threat of global warming....
08:30, 2019-09-19

"Should Have Known Better": Justin Trudeau Sorry For Wearing 'Brownface' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday for wearing brownface and blackface after a yearbook picture surfaced showing him at an Arabian Nights-themed party in 2001, embroiling the......
08:30, 2019-09-19

"Those Videos Are Real," US Navy Says, But Does Not Prefer Term "UFO" In December 2017, two videos emerged that showed Navy pilots encountering mysterious spherical objects that appeared, at first glance, to move through the air in ways that baffled experts. A third,......
08:30, 2019-09-19

John Bolton unloads on Trump’s ‘disrespectful’ foreign policy Bolton, speaking at a private luncheon, also said that negotiations with North Korea and Iran were “doomed to failure” on the president’s watch, two people who were there told Politico....
08:30, 2019-09-19

How to change Windows 10 toast notifications into balloon notifications With a subtle manual edit of a specific Windows 10 configuration setting, it is possible to change modern toast-style system notifications into old-fashioned balloon notifications....
09:00, 2019-09-19

Pompeo says U.S. supports Saudi Arabia's right to defend itself: tweet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States supports Saudi Arabia's "right to defend itself" and said Iran's behavior would "not be tolerated" in a meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to a statement on his official Twitter account on Thursday....
09:00, 2019-09-19

Saudi ambassador to Germany says all options on the table against Iran: radio The Saudi ambassador to Germany said on Thursday all options were on the table in retaliation to attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities over the weekend that the kingdom has blamed on Iran....
09:00, 2019-09-19

Pompeo says US backs Saudi Arabia’s ‘right to defend itself’ U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that America backs Saudi Arabia’s ‘right to defend itself’ after a weekend attack targeted the heart of its oil industry...
09:00, 2019-09-19

Grosjean retains Haas F1 seat for 2020, Hulkenberg future uncertain The Haas Formula 1 team will field an unchanged driver line-up in 2020, having opted to retain Romain Grosjean alongside Kevin Magnussen rather than taking Nico Hulkenberg...
10:00, 2019-09-19

Tucson Sugar Skulls hire championship coach TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls announced that Dixie Wooten, a two-time Indoor Football League Coach of the Year and winner of the 2018 IFL championship, has been hired as Head Coach and General Manager of the team for the 2020 season....
10:00, 2019-09-19

RBC says ECB likely to keep rates on hold, not cut rates again this year RBC Capital Markets said on Thursday it now expected the European Central bank to keep its deposit rate on hold at -0.5% for the foreseeable future, having previously forecast further rate cuts this year....
10:00, 2019-09-19

France: "not very credible" that Yemenis attacked Saudi oil plants A claim from Yemen's Houthi rebels they were responsible for the attack on Saudi oil facilities is "not very credible," France's foreign minister said on Thursday....
10:00, 2019-09-19

Brazil's Oi in talks to sell mobile unit to Telecom Italia, Telefonica -sources Brazilian telecommunications firm Oi SA is in talks with Spain's Telefonica SA and Italy's Telecom Italia SpA to sell its mobile network to avoid insolvency, five people with knowledge of the matter said....
10:00, 2019-09-19

Tesla's Model 3 earns insurance industry's top safety rating Tesla Inc's Model 3 electric sedan has earned the top safety rating from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS), becoming the first Tesla to do so....
10:00, 2019-09-19

Tessa Virtue And Scott Moir Retire From Skating, Hopefully To Spend More Time Makin' Out On Tuesday, Canadian ice dancers and two-time Olympic gold medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir officially announced their intentions to “step away” from ice dancing after their cross-Canada tour in October. Though they leave the sport perhaps the greatest ice dancing team of all time, their career...
10:00, 2019-09-19

Bernie Sanders is still leading a revolution Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he can lead a revolution. He also says that some of his ideas that seemed radical in 2016 have been adopted by other Democratic candidates. (Sept. 19)        ...
10:30, 2019-09-19

'Get it together': False emergency sirens spark déjà vu on Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Maui Emergency sirens accidentally went off on Oahu and Maui Wednesday, rattling nerves as Hawaii residents recalled surviving a false missile alarm.        ...
10:30, 2019-09-19

Singapore Grand Prix organizers stock up on anti-smog masks Singapore Grand Prix organizers are stocking up on disposable face masks to potentially sell to spectators as the worst air pollution in three years threatens to taint the city-state's marquee sports event....
10:30, 2019-09-19

Humberto strengthens into a Category 3 major hurricane as it tracks toward Bermuda Already at Category 3 strength, Hurricane Humberto is expanding off the U.S. East Coast and is projected to threaten Bermuda as it passes later Wednesday, forecasters said....
10:30, 2019-09-19

Gun violence costs U.S. $229B annually, analysis says Gun violence costs the United States $229 billion -- or 1.4 percent of the gross domestic product -- each year, an analysis by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., released Wednesday indicates....
10:30, 2019-09-19

Kieran Culkin and Wife Jazz Charton Welcome Their First Child Together The Roy family has added another member to its line of Succession. Kieran Culkin, who plays Romulus "Roman" Roy in the HBO series, recently welcomed his first child with wife......
10:30, 2019-09-19

Here's Why Tamar Braxton and The Real Ladies Are Still Feuding The ladies in daytime are keeping it real! It's been more than three years since news broke that Tamar Braxton would not be reprising her role as a co-host on The Real. In......
10:30, 2019-09-19

Mark-Paul Gosselaar Hasn't Been Asked to Do Saved By the Bell Revival Despite Zack Morris' Key Role in It Saved By the Bell is coming back with a revival/reboot and Zack Morris' actions at the center of the new series. Now, somebody just needs to call the man who brought Zack to life for all those......
10:30, 2019-09-19

The Real Housewives of Dallas' LeeAnne Locken and Kary Brittingham Go At It Over...Being Negative So, this is how a The Real Housewives of Dallas feud starts? Not with a thrown glass, but a litany of complaints? The Lone Star ladies are in Mexico and things between LeeAnne Locken and......
10:30, 2019-09-19

Lots of people—including Cary Elwes—have thoughts on the idea of a Princess Bride reboot For many people, there are few adventure movies more exuberantly pure than Rob Reiner’s The Princess Bride, a film that combines so many of cinema’s great pleasures: Romance, sword-fighting, witty banter, Carol Kane slapping the crap out of Billy Crystal, and more. The 1987 movie is beloved by a who...
10:30, 2019-09-19

Braylon Edwards: Michigan football is 'light years behind Ohio State' Braylon Edwards, the former Michigan All-American receiver, hasn't masked his frustration with his alma mater, particularly in the Jim Harbaugh era.       ...
11:00, 2019-09-19

DEA investigating where Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs obtained lethal drugs, per report Drug enforcement officials tell ESPN they're looking into where Tyler Skaggs obtained the drugs that were in his system at the time of his death.       ...
11:00, 2019-09-19

PM to meet military chiefs on unofficial campaign trail Boris Johnson is continuing his unofficial general election campaign with talks with military chiefs and meeting troops on a visit to an army training ground....
11:00, 2019-09-19

Instagram Restricts Cosmetic Surgery, Weight-Loss Promoting Posts Instagram has announced to restrict people under age 18 from viewing posts from celebrity influencers that promote cosmetic surgery and various weight-loss products....
11:45, 2019-09-19

iOS 13 to Release Today: How to Download, Install on iPhone, iPod touch iOS 13 is compatible with the iPhone 6s and later and seventh-generation iPod touch. Apple is expected to release the iOS 13 update at around 10am PST/ 1pm EST or 10:30pm IST in India today....
11:45, 2019-09-19

WeWork's Neumann wants to live forever, be king of the world and first trillionaire, says WSJ According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann has floated the idea of becoming Israel's prime minister or leader of the world....
12:15, 2019-09-19

Arcimoto is finally shipping its three-wheeled EV to customers After more than a decade of working on its "Fun Utility Vehicle," or FUV, Arcimoto is finally shipping the three-wheeled EVs to customers. The company announced today that it's entered production mode, which means you could see the FUV cruising aroun......
12:15, 2019-09-19

| WATCH | Canada's Trudeau admits to racist 'brownface' makeup Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologised for wearing brownface makeup at a party 18 years ago, as he scrambled to get on top of a fresh blow to a re-election campaign dogged by controversy....
12:15, 2019-09-19

| Israel elections: Netanyahu's rule threatened by deadlocked Israeli polls Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's long grip on power appears in jeopardy after elections have left him tied with his main challenger Benny Gantz, raising the prospect of tough negotiations to build a unity government or even the end of the Israeli premier's record long rule....
12:15, 2019-09-19

Latest parent charged in college admissions scandal arrested in Spain, to be extradited to US A woman accused of paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit has become the 52nd person charged in a sweeping college admissions bribery scheme, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Alleged ‘madame’ of Chicago sex ‘dungeon’ facing federal prostitution and financial charges: report A 31-year-old woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday after federal prosecutors in Chicago charged her with operating a sex “dungeon” and multistate prostitution business that allegedly brought in millions of dollars from clients across the nation....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Ed Buck case may pose challenge for prosecutors, legal analyst says Prosecutors assigned to the case of Ed Buck, the Democratic megadonor who was arrested Tuesday after a third man overdosed inside his Hollywood home, may face hurdles in court due to the key witness’ credibility, a legal analyst said....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Project Miroslava reveals web of organized crime and political corruption behind journalist's murder Project Miroslava reveals new background on a murdered Mexican journalist's investigations into corruption and organized crime — and sends the message that even if a journalist is killed, these stories will not die. ...
12:45, 2019-09-19

Prosecutors probe how Airbus got classified Bundeswehr files Airbus acquired classified documents from Germany's armed forces concerning two military procurement programs. The aerospace giant said it is "fully cooperating" with an investigation into how employees got the files....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Serbia's gig jobs gagging for a rejig Post-communist countries in Eastern Europe are part of global supply chains and the gig economy may offer a way to keep the best from leaving. But regulations are slowing efforts to slow the brain-drain. ...
12:45, 2019-09-19

The Londoner: Adonis's fight to stand in Vauxhall In today's diary: Adonis's fight to stand in Vauxhall | Leave hero Jacob wins lying down | Baroness Hale's life has been imortalised in print | Neneh Cherry's hand-picked talents blossom in the woods...
12:45, 2019-09-19

‘3 Musketeers’ or ‘3 Stooges’? Republicans Challenging Trump May Fall in Between The three candidates, coupled with a softening economy and the president’s falling poll numbers against almost any Democrat, may offer reluctant Trump voters a way out....
13:45, 2019-09-19

Factbox: Animal health sector aims to emulate Zoetis biotech leap A commercial breakthrough in the field of complex therapeutic proteins for dogs by sector leader Zoetis has roused rivals to action in a hunt for biotechnology medicines to treat pets....
13:45, 2019-09-19

Let's follow California's lead and regulate companies like Uber | Veena Dubal The ‘gig economy’ is terrible for workers. We must tackle the problem head-onThis week, California’s governor, Gavin Newsom – a darling of tech capitalists – signed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) into law. The bill codifies the “ABC test” to determine the applicability of California employment laws and makes...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Man charged with running Bitcoin–powered fake ID cartel gets a year in US prison A man charged with creating fake IDs in a major Bitcoin-powered distribution ring has been sentenced to one year and one day in US federal prison. Aaron Kuns, from Toledo (Ohio), who pleaded guilty in June, will also be subject to three years on supervised release and will have to forfeit his crypto...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Daily total Ethereum transaction fees surpass Bitcoin’s’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Bentham used to say: Yolo! Bitcoin Price We closed the day, September 18 2019, at a...
13:45, 2019-09-19

De Blasio admits wife’s $1B ThriveNYC program is ailing Mayor de Blasio on Wednesday admitted his wife’s $1 billion mental health plan is ailing — even as he discounted his own office’s report that found the agency lacking. “I think it’s a mix,” Hizzoner told reporters when asked if he was concerned about ThriveNYCR...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Key part of De Blasio’s NYCHA rescue plan ‘appears stalled’: watchdog A key portion of Mayor de Blasio’s $24 billion public housing rescue plan has stalled, according to the Citizens Budget Commission — blocked by fellow liberals who oppose private development on publicly owned land. City Hall hoped to score as much as $2 billion in repair money through deals that wou...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Fast facts about the smoky haze smothering Southeast Asia During Southeast Asia's dry season, farmers in Indonesia and other countries clear land using fire, often for palm and wood pulp plantations, with flames frequently raging out of control to produce a choking haze that spreads across the region....
13:45, 2019-09-19

Did Egyptians spur innovation by mysterious biblical kingdom 3,000 years ago? A mysterious kingdom from Biblical times that underwent a major technological transformation almost 3,000 years ago might have been influenced by the Egyptians....
13:45, 2019-09-19

'It's our future that's at stake': US students plan to skip school Friday to fight climate 'emergency' Tens of thousands of high school students in cities nationwide plan to skip class Friday to attend Global Climate Strike marches.        ...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Kovalev eager to take on Canelo Alvarez at light heavyweight Sergey Kovalev was considered by some to be washed up after he lost two straight fights to Andre Ward, the second by knockout. He got stopped again a few fights later, then had to rally in his native Russia to stop Anthony Yarde and retain his 175-pound title just last month....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Lynx boss Cheryl Reeve chosen WNBA Executive of the Year Minnesota Lynx general manager and coach Cheryl Reeve has been chosen WNBA basketball executive of the year after steering the team to a ninth straight appearance in the playoffs despite losing several longtime stars....
14:15, 2019-09-19

The U.S. Says the Attack on a Saudi Oil Site Was an Iranian ‘Act of War’ RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil installations an “act of war” against the kingdom by Iran, as the Saudis displayed missile and drone wreckage and cited other evidence they said shows the raid...
14:15, 2019-09-19

Central Park Tower: 1,500ft-high New York skyscraper is now the world's tallest residential building The Big Apple welcomes a 131-storey vertical neighbourhood of homes priced up to £50.44 million and 'the world's most exclusive' residents' club and spa....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Renewable energy is costing less than fossil fuels, says Michael Milken The world is moving away from carbon-based energy not just for the environment, but also because it makes sense economically, said Michael Milken, chairman of the Milken Institute....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Joe Giudice, convicted reality star in ICE custody, training to be MMA fighter: report Former “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Joe Giudice apparently decided to make the most of his time behind bars after being convicted of tax fraud in 2014....
14:15, 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-Trump administration bars California from requiring cleaner cars The Trump administration said on Thursday it is revoking California's authority to set its own auto tailpipe emissions standards and to require some zero-emission vehicles - a decision that will spark a massive legal battle over the future of U.S. vehicles and the most populous state's regulatory ro...
14:45, 2019-09-19

Brazilian bank Banrisul cancels secondary share offering -filing Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul (Banrisul) has called off its planned secondary share offering, the Brazilian state-controlled lender said in a securities filing on Thursday....
14:45, 2019-09-19

Russia hands Google small fine for advert infraction Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service said on Thursday it had fined Google 100,000 roubles ($1,560) for circulating adverts for financial services by Ali Trade, a company it said did not have the required license for such activity....
14:45, 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-Trump 'not thrilled' with Fed but says chairman's job safe - Fox News U.S. President Donald Trump said Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's job is safe, even though he was "not thrilled" with the central bank after it moved to lower interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday....
14:45, 2019-09-19

The argument for renewables is now 'pure economics': Milken Institute Michael Milken of the Milken Institute says the case for renewables is not just the environmental benefits, but also the lower costs. He says, for two-thirds of the world, renewables are cheaper than a significant amount of carbon-based energy....
14:45, 2019-09-19

A Brad Pitt movie and this prog-rock band share the same name On Oct. 8, fans in New York City will line up to watch Ad Astra. Only instead of Brad Pitt in a space caper, they’ll get four guys from the tri-state area playing noodly prog-rock/fusion jams. What happens when the seemingly obscure name of your band suddenly shares a title with a big mainstream Hol...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Hollywood’s latest obsession is aging action stars When the trailer for Friday’s “Rambo: Last Blood” dropped, doubters predictably began sharpening their knives for its now-73-year-old star. What was the plot for this fifth installment, they wondered on social media? Sylvester Stallone yells at clouds and tells youngsters to get off his lawn? Comedi...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Buttigieg rolls out healthcare plan: 'Medicare for all who want it' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released details of a healthcare plan that he has dubbed "Medicare for all who want it," further distancing himself from progressive rivals who want to abolish private health insurance in favor of "Medicare for all."...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Richard Dawkins: How we can outgrow God and religion We met with the renowned evolutionary biologist and controversial atheist to hear about science and beauty, Twitter, vegetarianism, pernicious religions, and his cautious sense of optimism...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Soccer: FIFA tells Iran it is time to allow women into stadiums FIFA president Gianni Infantino has told Iran it is time to allow women into football stadiums and the global soccer body expects "positive developments", starting with their next home match in October....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Beijing's new mega-airport ready to open China is poised to open a new mega-airport to the south of Beijing ahead of the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic. Find out what Beijing Daxing International Airport is all about....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Trial Ends With Acquittals of 3 Executives The verdict makes it likely that no one will be held criminally responsible for the 2011 meltdown in Japan, which caused damage that could linger for generations....
15:45, 2019-09-19

DealBook Briefing: The Debate Over Profits vs. Public Interest Continues Many C.E.O.s say they’ll focus on helping their communities. Others say they’re sticking with profits. It shows that Corporate America has more thinking to do....
15:45, 2019-09-19

Australia’s Toughest Question: How Close Is Too Close to China? A furor involving the country’s first Chinese-born member of Parliament highlights the country’s struggle over where to draw the line on links to Beijing....
15:45, 2019-09-19

The cheat hackers 'ruining' gaming for others The use of cheats is a major problem in video games and it’s becoming increasingly lucrative as esports take off. We meet a teenage hacker’s making thousands....
15:45, 2019-09-19

Factbox: Merkel's coalition finalizes German landmark climate plan German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition parties start marathon talks on Thursday to agree a landmark climate action plan designed to help Europe's biggest economy meet its CO2 emission reduction targets by 2030. [L5N26A2V0]...
16:15, 2019-09-19

Hurricane Lorena dumps heavy rain on Mexico's Pacific coast Hurricane Lorena lashed parts of Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and strong winds early on Thursday, as it barreled towards the popular beach resorts of Los Cabos on the Baja California peninsula....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Panda autopsy preparations at Thai zoo as Chinese experts arrive Chinese panda experts and Thai officials on Thursday began preparing for an autopsy of beloved giant panda Chuang Chuang, who died unexpectedly this week at the Chiang Mai Zoo in northern Thailand while on loan from Beijing....
16:15, 2019-09-19

NTT Docomo moves up Japan-wide 5G to June 2020, offers early access Japan's top carrier will offer trial 5G service on September 20 before bringing base stations to all of the country's prefectures next year.Read More...
16:15, 2019-09-19

Supp AI uses machine learning to identify supplement interactions Supp AI, a tool developed by the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, taps machine learning to identify interactions among supplements and drugs.Read More...
16:15, 2019-09-19

Gulalai Ismail, Feminist Hunted by Pakistan’s Authorities, Escapes to U.S. After months on the run accused of treason, Ms. Ismail made it to New York. Human rights defenders say she is innocent. Senators are ready to help her....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Pelosi’s Drug Plan Would Let U.S. Negotiate Prices of 250 Medications Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveils her bill to fight high prescription drug pricing, which could prod the Senate and the White House to act on a popular but elusive cause....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Fukushima trial ends in not guilty verdict, but nuclear disaster will haunt Japan for decades to come The only criminal prosecution stemming from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster has ended in not guilty verdicts, in a blow to families displaced by the meltdown, as the fallout promises to haunt northern Japan for decades to come....
16:15, 2019-09-19

|AheadofitsplannedIsraelitakeover,Clovercutsjoblosses Clover has cut down the number of jobs which would be lost as a results of its consolidation plan, while the company is pursuing a R4.8bn merger with Milco SA....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Why college students could draw new attention in 2020: Their turnout doubled for the midterms, study finds Turnout among college students grew far more than that of the voting population overall, according to a study from Tufts University. The authors cited the national trends, but also greater emphasis on civic engagement on campuses across the country....
16:45, 2019-09-19

Michelin-starred chef Peter Fiori launches Coutts bank's first ever cookbook A Michelin-starred chef last night launched Coutts bank's first ever cookbook, with recipes including ingredients grown from its very own rooftop garden....
16:45, 2019-09-19

Will Automakers Fight In Trump's War On California? (Maybe Not) President Donald Trump is officially waging legal war against California over vehicle emissions, the other war (trade war) is forever, General Motors may have screwed Ford and Fiat Chrysler, and so much more going on in The Morning Shift for Thursday, September 19, 2019....
16:45, 2019-09-19

The Tesla Model 3 Just Earned An IIHS Top Safety Award Today is a good day for the Tesla Model 3. The car just earned a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, making it the first award Tesla has won from the agency....
16:45, 2019-09-19

What's The Best Cupholder Mod For Cars That Don't Have Beverage Space? Now that I’ve got the wheels, tires, and suspension on my Mitsubishi Montero build right where I want them, the car’s edging closer to becoming the ultimate long hauler. But it’s missing a key component: it needs cupholders....
16:45, 2019-09-19

The Fiat Panda Trussardi Is A City Car For The End Times Most of us assume the end times are coming eventually, probably sooner than later at this rate. All of that considered, it might be time to consider what your vehicle lineup will be when the time comes—an armored SUV, perhaps, for the gloomier days, and certainly an extravagantly restored Land Rover...
16:45, 2019-09-19

Joe Kennedy III Is Mounting a Democratic Primary Challenge to Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey (BOSTON) — Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, a scion of one of America’s most storied political families, is set to announce he will challenge U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in the state’s Democratic primary in 2020. A person with knowledge of Kennedy’s plans told The Associa...
16:45, 2019-09-19

Kobe Bryant isn't surprised by Nike's support of former NFL player Kaepernick NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant said he's not surprised by Nike's support of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has been blackballed by the league following his public protest of police brutality against African Americans....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Shares inch higher after Fed cut; BOJ, SNB, BoE keep powder dry World share markets and bond yields nudged modestly higher on Thursday as the U.S. Federal Reserve's second interest rate cut of the year and promises of support from other top central banks kept global recession jitters at bay....
17:15, 2019-09-19

New York extends lead over Brexit-hit London in finance center poll New York has extended its lead as the world's top financial center, with London barely holding on to second place ahead of Hong Kong as uncertainty over Brexit takes its toll on the UK capital, a Z/Yen Group survey for 2019 showed on Thursday....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Petrol, Diesel Prices Hiked For Third Straight Day. Check Rates Here Petrol, diesel prices today: Oil marketing companies such as state-run Indian Oil Corporation currently review the fuel prices on a daily basis, and any revisions are implemented at the fuel stations......
17:15, 2019-09-19

Nifty Closes At Lowest Level In Seven Months: Highlights Stock Market LIVE (Sensex, Nifty today): The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 576.08 points to touch 35,987.80 in afternoon, its lowest intraday level recorded since March 5. The broader NSE Nifty......
17:15, 2019-09-19

Senate eyes e-cigarette crackdown The White House has its knives out for the e-cigarette industry -- and so does Capitol Hill.Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) have penned a new bill that largely tracks with President Donald Trump’s crackdown on vaping, according to a draft obtained by POLITICO. The response from ...
17:15, 2019-09-19

Sainz: Hulkenberg would stay if F1 was about "speed and talent" Carlos Sainz Jr believes Nico Hulkenberg would stay in Formula 1 "if it was about speed and talent", after Hulkenberg was dropped by Renault and snubbed by Haas for 2020....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Alberta to return C$1.3 million worth of pot products to CannTrust CannTrust Holdings Inc said on Thursday that Alberta government has decided to return C$1.3 million worth of sold pot products, days after the Canadian health regulator cancelled the company's licence to produce and sell cannabis....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Pocket Casts will give existing desktop customers Plus for life Earlier this week the popular podcast app Pocket Casts announced some big changes. In addition to making the mobile app free, Pocket Casts unveiled a new paid subscription tier, Pocket Casts Plus. It said customers who previously paid for desktop acc......
17:45, 2019-09-19

Amazon plans to hit Paris climate change goals 10 years early Jeff Bezos has announced Amazon will sign up to a climate pledge with the aim of meeting the United Nations Paris Agreement climate goals 10 years early. He said Amazon will hit emission reduction targets, report its emissions regularly and implement......
17:45, 2019-09-19

T-Mobile will give Apple Card owners higher in-store cashback T-Mobile has announced a partnership with Apple to offer up to three percent cashback on in-store purchases for customer's who use the new Apple Card. The company said it's "the only wireless provider to offer three percent Daily Cash on Apple Card,"......
17:45, 2019-09-19

'Link's Awakening' on Switch doesn't ruin the formula of an all-time classic Link's Awakening is a weird Zelda game that wears its quirks on its sleeve. It started life as a port of the SNES title A Link to the Past but morphed into a unique game that debuted on the Game Boy back in 1993. And, 26 years later, it's still an in......
17:45, 2019-09-19

Google makes Assistant available via a free phone call in India Getting fast and accurate answers to queries is still a big challenge in places where people don't have reliable access to the internet. To help the hundreds of millions of people in India who have a mobile phone but limited or no internet access, Go......
17:45, 2019-09-19

Alabama coach Nick Saban says absent DE Antonio Alfano has 'basically quit' Alabama five-star freshman Antonio Alfano has been absent from the team for the last two weeks, and coach Nick Saban says the DE has 'basically quit.'       ...
18:15, 2019-09-19

Redskins' Landon Collins on Giants GM Dave Gettleman: 'He's a liar. He lied to everybody' Washington Redskins safety Landon Collins said New York Giants general manager doesn't treat players with respect, adding "he's a liar."       ...
18:15, 2019-09-19

Kentucky LB Kash Daniel fires back at allegations he tried to hurt Florida QB Kyle Trask Kentucky LB Kash Daniel vehemently denies allegations made by Florida fans on Twitter that he intentionally tried to injure Gators QB Kyle Trask       ...
18:15, 2019-09-19

Ryan Blaney chasing wins, title-winning Penske teammates in NASCAR playoffs Blaney did finish behind his teammates Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski in the regular-season standings but has shown his ability as a top-10 driver.       ...
18:15, 2019-09-19

India tells tech firms to protect user privacy, prevent abuse Technology firms must protect user privacy and prevent abuse of their platforms, India's IT minister said on Thursday, speaking as the government draws up a data privacy law and seeks to push companies to store more data locally....
18:15, 2019-09-19

Sweden's SKF to shift automation into higher gear as markets flag Swedish engineering company SKF aims to use a demand slowdown to its advantage, its chief executive said, stepping up an automation program that has already sent capital expenditure soaring....
18:15, 2019-09-19

iPhone 11 and 11 Pro might have a secret feature you won’t find on any Android Apple last week unveiled the iPhone 11 series, but as always, the company didn’t share all the details about the newest iPhones. You’re more likely to hear a Harry Potter character utter the real name of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named than have Apple mention the actual RAM or battery capacitie...
18:15, 2019-09-19

Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro has one-third as much RAM as top Android flagships, but it still crushes them Apple’s new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max will finally be released tomorrow after months and months of leaks. When the next-generation iPhones finally do start hitting mailboxes and store shelves around the country and around the world on Friday, there are three main things p...
18:15, 2019-09-19

Watch live as Huawei unveils the revolutionary Mate 30 Pro beginning at 8AM ET Just over a week after Apple unveiled the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro in California, the second-largest smartphone maker in the world is set to unveil its own next-gen flagships. On Thursday, September 19th, Huawei will unveil both the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro handsets at a global launch event in Mun...
18:15, 2019-09-19

SEC's Clayton worries about private markets, negative rates U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chair Jay Clayton said on Thursday he was concerned about the growth of private markets and negative interest rates as policymakers try to stimulate growth....
18:15, 2019-09-19

Study: Postmenopausal women have higher bad cholesterol levels Post-menopausal women, on average, have higher levels of bad cholesterol than premenopausal women, putting them at a higher risk for heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases...
18:45, 2019-09-19

Showdown preview: The 2019 BSB season so far "Ahead of the final three rounds and The Showdown, we take a look back at what has been an action-packed 2019 season in Bennetts British Superbikes."...
18:45, 2019-09-19

'I want Ronnie' - Reanne Evans eyes O'Sullivan showdown at Champion of Champions "Reanne Evans wants to chance to put women\u0027s snooker on the map by playing Ronnie O\u0027Sullivan on live TV at the Champion of Champions event in Coventry."...
18:45, 2019-09-19

ER at 25: a matter of life, death – and George Clooney In 1994, the doctors and nurses crashed through the doors of County General to save patient after bloody patient – and save the world from all the tedious TV that came before!ER is 25 years old. And this means you should all drop whatever you’re doing now and dedicate the next 331 hours of your life...
18:45, 2019-09-19

CORRECTED-Aviation watchdog may ask Boeing to set up 737 MAX simulators in India India's aviation safety regulator may ask Boeing to set up simulators in India to train pilots on the 737 MAX planes once it clears the aircraft as safe for flying, a senior official with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
19:15, 2019-09-19

Activist investor Peltz says GE CEO Culp is doing a good job Lawrence Culp has held the top job at General Electric for nearly one year and on Thursday one of the industrial conglomerate's biggest shareholders, activist investor Nelson Peltz, gave him a shout-out for being "fantastic."...
19:15, 2019-09-19

LNG tankers divert to Asia, floating storage rises after price spike At least five laden liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers changed course from Europe to Asia and a rising number of other tankers were being used as floating storage following a spike in Asian LNG prices in the past week, trade sources said....
19:15, 2019-09-19