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During a stare down with the Economic Freedom Fighters in Parliament, Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan could be heard daring the MPs to up the stakes in their “intimidation”, saying “don’t point fingers” and “they must touch me...

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

I'm told to 'go back home'. But I'm an American – and dissent is patriotic I still want to believe the US can make good on its promises, and not just to me. But I regularly wake up covered in fresh egg, courtesy of the highest leader in our landMy father was scheduled to speak at a university in Chicago, but there were no flights. This was right after the 9/11 attacks on t...
17:30, 2019-07-18

London gender clinic reports rising number of non-binary attendees A gender identity clinic for under-18s says the rise in young people seeking help may be levelling off, and that an increasing proportion identify as non-binary...
17:45, 2019-07-18

Dodgers' Roberts surprised Jansen changed mind on injury ​​​​​​​Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it's "a little bit tough to swallow" that closer Kenley Jansen changed his mind about the severity of a foot injury after blowing a save Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies....
17:45, 2019-07-18

Dillon, Etienne among top runners in ACC Atlantic Division Boston College's AJ Dillon was so good last year that he ranked among the nation's best rushers despite hobbling through an injury that sidelined him during stretches of multiple games....
17:45, 2019-07-18

Could Your Cell Phone Really Crash Your Flight? On 2 Popular Boeing Jets, There’s a Risk U.S. government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes. More than 1,300 jets registered in the U.S. were equipped with cockpit screens vulnerable to interferen...
17:45, 2019-07-18

Buck Showalter is showing he could be a perfect fit in Yankees family Buck Showalter has the subtle baseball clubhouse ribbing down. When he sees a chance to kid a little, he does it. This little dash of humor to go along with his supreme knowledge of the game has made Showalter a good watch this week on YES Network. That is why if Showalter wants to do......
17:45, 2019-07-18

Kyrie Irving started plotting Celtics exit in December The seeds of Kyrie Irving’s Boston departure were planted long before he agreed to sign with the Nets on June 30. Apparently, as early as December. “The first time he reached out was maybe like December in terms of just loosely talking about it,” Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie said o...
17:45, 2019-07-18

McIlroy implodes with 79 at The Open Rory McIlroy shot an opening-round 79 at The Open Championship at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland on Thursday, all but dashing dreams he'd win his first major title in five years in his home country....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Lowry leads Open, abysmal start for McIlroy Home favourite Rory McIlroy's British Open hopes were in tatters after a first-round horror show at Royal Portrush on Thursday ended with the four-times major winner carding an eight-over 79....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Swimming-Australia in dark over Jack withdrawal from world championships Shayna Jack's shock withdrawal from the swimming world championships in Gwangju remains a mystery to the Australian team, coach Michael Bohl has said....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Nissan Kicks SUV Now Available On Zoomcar's Subscription Platform The Nissan Kicks was launched late last year and is the latest model to be made available on Zoomcar's subscription platform - ZAP. The new leasing programme by the self-driving rental company allows......
18:00, 2019-07-18

Ghosn Sues Nissan And Mitsubishi For Breach Of Contract: Report Former auto titan Carlos Ghosn, currently under house arrest in Tokyo, is suing Nissan and Mitsubishi in a Dutch court for "improper termination" of his contract, French newspaper Le Figaro reported......
18:00, 2019-07-18

The Master At Her Canvas: Mom Just Brought In A Pretty Average-Looking Rock From The Woods That She Says She Will Use In A ‘Project’ It seems like Mom once again has some sort of art thing in the works, and it’s anyone’s guess where her creative instincts will take her this time: Mom just brought in a pretty average-looking rock from the woods that she says she will use in a “project.”...
18:00, 2019-07-18

Apollo 11: NASA shares rare footage of scientists testing moon rocks Scientists and stargazers are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which brought geologic samples back to NASA researchers on Earth. Now, to commemorate the work of the chemists and biologists at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley, NASA ...
18:00, 2019-07-18

My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) When we use browsers to make medical appointments, share tax returns with accountants, or access corporate intranets, we usually trust that the pages we access will remain private. DataSpii, a newly documented privacy issue in which millions of people’s brow...
18:00, 2019-07-18

Simon Yates takes Stage 12 win to complete Grand Tour grand slam "Britain\u0027s Simon Yates produced a technically perfect finish after a day in the breakaway in the Pyrenees to win Stage 12 of the Tour de France in a three-up sprint to complete a Grand Tour grand slam."...
18:15, 2019-07-18

Where are they now? Hicham El Guerrouj’s legend lives on "One of the greatest middle-distance runners of all time, El Guerrouj still holds the world record in the 1500m. Today, he organizes a popular race in Morocco."...
18:15, 2019-07-18

These Game of Thrones Stars Got Themselves Emmy Nominations--Without HBO's Help! The old saying goes, "the squeaky wheel gets the grease," and in the case of these three Game of Thrones stars, the squeaky wheel gets the Emmy nominations. Gwendoline Christie,......
18:15, 2019-07-18

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

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

Martin Shkreli’s fraud conviction affirmed by appeals court An appeals court Thursday affirmed the 2017 securities fraud conviction of “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled it found arguments that Shkreli was convicted following faulty jury instructions by a district court judge “without merit.” It also ...
18:30, 2019-07-18

MPs vote to oppose next PM suspending Parliament to force no-deal Brexit Tory MPs and ministers staged a massive revolt today to block the next prime minister from suspending Parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
18:30, 2019-07-18

Area 51, aliens and Roswell: Why do so many people link UFOs to Area 51? A top-secret US Air Force base has become the focus of some unwanted attention after more than a million people vowed to storm it to uncover alien activity....
18:30, 2019-07-18

14 secrets to get the best airline ticket price possible Landing the best price on a plane ticket can be tricky. Here's how to cut a chunk off of your airline payments.       ...
18:30, 2019-07-18

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus May Support 45W Charging The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus is likely to come with the much-awaited 45W fast charging, however, the handset might ship with just a 25W charger in the box....
18:30, 2019-07-18

Oil data provider Argus pulls plug on £2bn sale The energy information provider Argus Media has called off talks about the sale of part of its biggest shareholder's stake after weeks of negotiations....
19:00, 2019-07-18

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

Here's How to Watch the C8 Chevrolet Corvette Reveal Tonight If you happen to be sitting around at home tonight with nothing to do, then I invite you to join us in watching the C8 Chevrolet Corvette reveal. The event itself is going down in Southern California, but through the power of the Internet, you don’t even need to leave your house in order to get in o...
19:00, 2019-07-18

Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised prices to overcome the effects of severe flooding in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Congo Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda, says WHO A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as health workers struggled to track down people she could have infected....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Sen. Booker, in interview, touts lofty message that’s left some unconvinced The senator from New Jersey spoke of love, unity and justice at a Washington Post event. Many Democrats have wondered if that’s enough to take on Trump....
19:00, 2019-07-18

How Historians Are Reckoning With the Former Nazi Who Launched America’s Space Program Sporting a gray double-breasted suit, slicked-back curls and a slide rule, rocket engineer Wernher von Braun cuts a suave, authoritative figure in Disney’s 1955 television special Man and the Moon. Speaking with a German accent, the then-director of development at the U.S. Army Ballistic Missi...
19:15, 2019-07-18

Dropbox silently installs new file manager app on users’ systems This is what Dropbox looks like now. It used to be a folder, now it's a file manager. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Hey Dropbox users, how has Dropbox been for you lately? Major changes are coming ...
19:15, 2019-07-18

The Open: Lowry flying high, McIlroy makes nightmare start "Ireland\u0027s Shane Lowry was happy to fly in under the radar as he grabbed the early clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday, leaving several home favourites in the shade."...
19:15, 2019-07-18

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025 - a big win for American workers and labor groups - even as the bill passing a Republican-controlled Senate remain unlikely....
19:15, 2019-07-18

Saudi government studying law to license other stock exchange operators - Maaal Saudi Arabia is studying regulations to license new stock market operators, a potential first step to privatising its state-run bourse as Riyadh moves to wean the economy off oil, Maaal financial website reported on Thursday....
19:15, 2019-07-18

FOREX-Euro dips on report on ECB inflation goal, dollar flat The euro dipped on Thursday following a report the European Central Bank staff is studying a potential change to its inflation goal, while the dollar was little changed amid bets the Federal R...
19:15, 2019-07-18

GTA Online's Casino Will Have Horse Racing, Private Arcades, And Penthouses GTA Online’s casino update launches July 23. The update is about the opening of the Diamond Casino & Resort in Los Santos. Rockstar has revealed more information about the long-teased update via a separate website, a first for GTA Online expansions. The update sounds ambitious and potentially ve...
19:15, 2019-07-18

Role-Locking Is Coming To Overwatch, According To Leaked Video Today, a pre-recorded Overwatch League video leaked sharing news that Blizzard is apparently implementing role-locking in Overwatch and the Overwatch League. It is currently unclear how role-locking will manifest in the game itself....
19:15, 2019-07-18

Archaeologists find mosque from when Islam arrived in holy land Archaeologists in Israel have discovered the remains of one of the world's oldest rural mosques, built around the time Islam arrived in the holy land, they said on Thursday....
19:30, 2019-07-18

Samsung’s new iPad Pro rival just leaked, and it’s got a pretty weird new feature Samsung isn’t done making high-end tablets and recent rumors revealed the company has been working on an iPad Pro alternative that will deliver a bunch of nifty tricks, including features that aren’t available on any other tablets. A brand new leak confirms some of these unique Galaxy Ta...
19:30, 2019-07-18

Retiring this year? How much you'll need for health-care costs A 65-year-old couple in good health could shell out close to $390,000 in medical expenses, according to HealthView Services. Here's why the bill is so high....
19:45, 2019-07-18

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....
19:45, 2019-07-18

Behind the scenes of the Apollo mission at MIT Fifty years ago this week, humanity made its first expedition to another world, when Apollo 11 touched down on the moon and two astronauts walked on its surface. That moment changed the world in ways that still reverberate today. MIT’s deep and varied connections to that epochal event — many of w...
19:45, 2019-07-18

A Live CNN Drawing Will Determine the Next Democratic Debate Lineups It will have all the excitement of the NBA draft lottery, but with analysis from Anderson Cooper and Wolf Blitzer and less heartbreak for the Knicks....
19:45, 2019-07-18

Why Sanders and Biden Are Sparring Over Health Care “Unfortunately, he is sounding like Donald Trump,” Senator Bernie Sanders said of Joe Biden, as the two Democratic candidates spar over one of the most important issues in the 2020 election....
19:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

The Amazons: Ancient Warrior Women Dismissed as Myth and Legend Were Real Fearsome Fighters Famous ancient Greek historian Herodotus once wrote of the Amazons - or as he called them Oier Pata (‘Killers of Men’) – a  tribe of fierce warrior women. ...
20:00, 2019-07-18

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

Budweiser Brewer Explores Asset Sales After Calling Off Asia IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev is considering selling off business units in South Korea, Australia and Central America to cut its massive debt pile as it pursues a backup plan after calling off the nearly $10 billion listing of its Asian business, according to people familiar with the matter....
20:15, 2019-07-18

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

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

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s borrowing limit for two years....
20:15, 2019-07-18

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Bolsters Profit The railroad operator’s second-quarter profit rose even as it shipped less cargo, as the company got a boost from cost cuts tied to its new operating plan, including fewer jobs and lower fuel expenses....
20:15, 2019-07-18

Paint Maker Posts Lower Sales on Weak Industrial Demand PPG said weak demand from industrial clients is hurting sales, challenging the company’s decision to keep its paint and coatings businesses joined together....
20:15, 2019-07-18

|Randralliesonnewsofratecut The rand climbed against every G10 currency on Thursday afternoon, despite the South African Reserve Bank cutting interest rates for the first time since March 2018....
20:15, 2019-07-18

|MutedsessionfortheJSEascentralbankcutsrates The JSE had a relatively muted session on Thursday as it struggled to find direction ahead of the South African Reserve Bank’s interest rate decision....
20:15, 2019-07-18

Second opioid distributor charged over U.S. overdose crisis An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives on Thursday were charged with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
20:45, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 3-Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
20:45, 2019-07-18

Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros ($561 million) in Germany's biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in its expansion, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
20:45, 2019-07-18

| SA not co-operating in arrest of genocide suspect - UN court The chief prosecutor of a UN tribunal accused South Africa of failing to co-operate in the arrest of a fugitive sought over his role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide....
20:45, 2019-07-18

Trump claims he 'does not agree' with racist chant inspired by his attacks – live Trump distances himself from crowd’s attack on Ilhan Omar, while senior Democrats say they’re concerned for her safetySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.09pm BST Representative Ilhan Omar on Thursday responded to Donald Trump’s criticism of her and chants of “send her back” targ...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Dozens arrested as Hawaiians protest $1.4bn telescope on sacred mountain Astronomers say site will offer unparalleled view into deep space, but many Native Hawaiians fear it will desecrate the siteDozens of people have been arrested on Hawaii’s Big Island this week after hundreds of protesters stood, lay and even chained themselves to structures in an effort to stop the ...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Twelve Israeli teenagers held in Cyprus over alleged rape of British woman Youths aged between 16 and 18 accused of raping 19-year-old tourist at hotel in Ayia NapaA court in Cyprus has remanded 12 Israeli youths in custody on suspicion of the alleged rape of a 19-year-old British tourist at a holiday resort on the island.The youths, aged between 16 and 18, are alleged to ...
20:45, 2019-07-18

House kills attempt to impeach Trump for 'disgracing' presidency More than 100 Democrats join Republicans to table vote, following Nancy Pelosi’s leadThe House of Representatives killed an attempt to impeach Donald Trump on Wednesday, with 137 Democrats joining Republicans to table a vote on articles of impeachment brought by the congressman Al Green of Texas.Nin...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions over party in Lebedev mansion Potential PM will not say whether he had police protection during weekend in Italy while foreign secretaryBoris Johnson is refusing to give details of a trip he made to Italy when he was foreign secretary for a weekend-long party held at a restored castle owned by the media billionaire and socialite...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Moroccan court orders death penalty for jihadists who beheaded tourists Three Isis supporters who killed two Scandinavian women given death sentence Three men have been sentenced to death in Morocco for the Isis-inspired murder of two Scandinavian hikers in the Atlas mountains last December.The two victims, Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, and Maren Ueland...
20:45, 2019-07-18

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

Thor 4: Taika Waititi drops Akira for second bite at God of Thunder The problematic Warner remake of the classic anime is put on hold while the Ragnarok director returns to Marvel’s Cinematic UniverseIf ever one needed proof that Hollywood can be prone to supping rather too enthusiastically from the electric Kool-Aid, let us look at the curious case of Taika Waititi...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures Photographer Angel Valentin accompanied our reporter Oliver Laughland to capture the growing protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricky Rosselló. The street demonstrations have been sparked by leaked text messages showing the US territory’s top official using misogynistic and homophobic slurs wi...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Two coaches who grew up in same Parisian suburb in Africa Cup of Nations final "Two coaches of the same age who grew up in the same Parisian suburb will clash on the touchline when their sides meet in the Africa Cup of Nations final on Friday."...
21:15, 2019-07-18

Google's project to fill local news void announces first city: Youngstown, Ohio Google announced Thursday that Youngstown, Ohio, has been selected as the inaugural city for an initiative with McClatchy, called the Compass Experiment....
21:15, 2019-07-18

Best Las Vegas restaurants: Where to go on and off the Strip Las Vegas is a city for gamblers, yes, and it's a city for revelers too, but it is also a city for people who like to eat and who like to eat well when they travel....
21:15, 2019-07-18

Beyonce is 'a perfectionist' who 'cared about everything' says 'Spirit' collaborator Dishing on his "Lion King" collab with music's Queen B, Labrinth reveals how Beyoncé always keeps it humble – even when she doesn't have to.        ...
21:15, 2019-07-18

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

UK Labour leader slams Trump's attacks on 'squad', one day after being criticized for party's lingering anti-Semitism Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and his fellow British lawmakers slammed President Trump over his “racism” after he attacked four freshmen congresswomen just a day after Corbyn was accused by his own party of allowing anti-Semitism to prevail....
21:15, 2019-07-18

EVE Online Feels Empty After In-Game Event Hides Players In Chat Parts of EVE Online have changed radically in the last week, altering the way that some people play the game. Typically, when a player’s ship enters a star system, they’re added to a shared chat channel called “Local.” This channel provides a list of every player who is in the star system, as well a...
21:30, 2019-07-18

Where to Find The Cheapest Booze in Coach No one books a flight looking for a deal on alcoholic beverages. You buy a ticket because it’ll get you to the place you want to go for a price you’re willing to pay. Plus, no one expects free food and drink on a flight anymore unless you’re going to a far-flung destination or you’ve decided to pay ...
21:30, 2019-07-18

This $15 Wall Charger Has Plenty of Ports to Go Around When you travel these days, one or two USB charging ports might not be enough. You’ve got to recharge your phone, your tablet, your smart watch, your headphones, your Fitbit, your portable battery. It can be a lot, and no, I don’t have a gadget problem, you have a problem!...
21:30, 2019-07-18

How to Talk Into a Microphone Whether you’re speaking at a wedding or event, guesting on a podcast, or reporting from the scene LIVE, talking into a microphone isn’t exactly like talking without one. You’ll sound a lot better if you follow a few simple rules....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Put Down Your Phone During a Wedding Ceremony The next time you attend a wedding, I want you to do something. I want you to get all dressed up, fix that hair just right, locate the seat with the best view and then watch the ceremony with love in your heart and your phone in your damn pocket....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Baker Mayfield bashes Giants fans in defense of Odell Beckham Jr. Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield threw shade at New York Giants fans as he came to the defense of his new teammate Odell Beckham Jr.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

British Open: Rory McIlroy opens with a disaster-filled round after quadruple-bogey on first hole Rory McIlroy started with a quadruple bogey and finished at 8-over par after shooting a 79 in the first round of the British Open.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Auburn approaching camp with freshman QBs battling for job Auburn coach Gus Malzahn makes it clear that his top early priority for preseason camp is picking a starting quarterback       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Broncos out to forge new identity following owner's death Broncos CEO and president Joe Ellis says he no longer is running the team as he felt owner Pat Bowlen would have wanted       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Will Jalen Hurts be Oklahoma's starting quarterback? USA TODAY Sports' George Schroeder explains the expectations for Oklahoma graduate transfer quarterback Jalen Hurts.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Goodbye, Alan Moore: the king of comics bows out The pioneer of serious superheroes – who is retiring – has transformed the genre over 40 years of rebellious inventionOne of the most significant fiction writers in English is retiring, to the greatest fanfare of his singular and titanically influential career. Alan Moore has promised that the (extr...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Quantum leap from Australian research promises super-fast computing power ‘Ruthlessly systematic’ research achieves qubit communication 200 times faster than ever beforeAn Australian research team led by the renowned quantum physicist Prof Michelle Simmons has announced a major breakthrough in quantum computing, which researchers hope could lead to much greater computing ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Microsoft set to report earnings after the bell Analysts think Microsoft's Azure cloud growth slowed in the fiscal fourth quarter. But Windows revenue could benefit from better-than-expected PC sales....
22:00, 2019-07-18

To tilt your odds of success at work, get more sleep Good sleep should not only be for the elites. Lack of sleep and sleep disorders take a steep toll on worker productivity and health. Burning the midnight oil to get ahead is the worst way for employees to think and act....
22:00, 2019-07-18

AB InBev stock up on report it may sell assets after scrapping Asia IPO plan Anheuser-Busch InBev is considering selling off business units in South Korea, Australia and Central America, The Wall Street Journal reported. The brewer recently called off an IPO of its Asian business....
22:00, 2019-07-18

Instagram Starts Test To Hide Number of Likes Posts Receive for Users in 7 Countries Some users opening their Instagram apps will notice a difference in the popular social media site. The number of likes, typically displayed under users’ posts will no longer be visible. Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, announced on Wednesday that some users in seven countries will not be...
22:00, 2019-07-18

Over 30 USC students probed in college admissions scandal More than 30 students at the University of Southern California are under investigation for their ties to the mastermind behind the sweeping college admissions scandal, according to a new report. The 33 students identified in USC’s own probe — all linked to college prep whiz William “Rick...
22:01, 2019-07-18

Trump says he disagrees with ‘Send her back’ chants about Omar President Trump said he disagreed with the “Send her back” chants that arose from the crowd at his rally in North Carolina while he launched an attack against Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar. “I was not happy with it — I disagree with it,” Trump said Thursday during a White House event....
22:01, 2019-07-18

Jerry Seinfeld on 'Comedians in Cars': Top guests, biggest surprises and his favorite ride Jerry Seinfeld hits the road with Eddie Murphy, Seth Rogen, Melissa Villasenor and other talents for Season 11 of 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.'        ...
22:15, 2019-07-18

U.S. generation of renewable fuel credits fall modestly in June - EPA The United States generated slightly fewer renewable fuel blending credits in June from the prior month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Thursday....
22:30, 2019-07-18

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

Video of pilot whales rescued on U.S. East Coast viewed around the world Dozens of beachgoers and lifeguards battled to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after coming too close to the shore of the U.S. state of Georgia earlier this week, although authorities said that three of the animals had died....
22:30, 2019-07-18

Padres behind 'laid-back' Manny Machado after Instagram rant San Diego Padres players and manager Andy Green told UPI they stand behind Manny Machado after he alluded to a double-standard in Major League Baseball's player punishment, despite his reputation as a dirty player....
22:30, 2019-07-18

San Francisco Giants plan to trade veterans despite winning streak San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said he still expects to trade several veteran players before the July 31 deadline despite the team's recent success....
22:30, 2019-07-18

Inside Disney's Animation Research Library, the repository for 100 years of Disney artwork In managing director Mary Walsh’s words, the Disney Animation Research Library is a massive repository “for all the original artwork that was created for both the short and feature length [Disney] animated films, from the 1920s stuff at the very beginning up until present day.” The ARL has long been...
22:30, 2019-07-18

U.S. Senate expected to confirm Trump's second Secretary of Defense next week The U.S. Senate is due to vote next week to confirm Mark Esper as President Donald Trump's second Secretary of Defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has been without a permanent top official....
22:30, 2019-07-18

Mystery surrounds Dennis' decision to abandon Tour de France "Rohan Dennis went AWOL for over an hour after abandoning the Tour de France and his Bahrain Merida team management had no explanation about the Australian\u0027s withdrawal on Thursday."...
22:30, 2019-07-18

Trump Rally Crowd Chants "Send Her Back" as the President Attacks Ilhan Omar At a rally in North Carolina, Trump doubled down on his racist comments about minority women in Congress: "If they don’t love [America], tell them to leave it."...
22:30, 2019-07-18

David Duval’s British Open nightmare a lonely trek PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — You cannot hide in golf. No other sport exposes the competitor as cruelly as golf does. There are no timeouts in golf. There is no halftime break. The coach cannot pull you aside, give you a pep talk or set you straight. In baseball, if you’re a pitcher and you’re ...
22:45, 2019-07-18

MLB should have robot umpires for meaningless September games On the weekend of September 6-8, also known as the NFL’s opening weekend, the Royals will travel to Miami to play the Marlins. Snooze City, right? Two teams out of the race for months, playing for nothing besides 2020 draft position. Short of Marlins CEO Derek Jeter coming out of retirement and play...
22:45, 2019-07-18

Rangers sign forward Phillip Di Giuseppe As the Rangers decide how to handle their cap crunch, they’ve added another contract to the books. The team announced Thursday the signing of free agent forward Phillip Di Giuseppe. The 25-year-old winger split time last year with the Hurricanes and Predators, recording one goal and three assi...
22:45, 2019-07-18

Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 billion Pentagon contract U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
22:45, 2019-07-18

Diamond-encrusted AirPods with a marble stand can be yours for $20,000 Surprisingly classy given their diamond-and-gold concept, these AirPods promise to light up your ears in multiple ways -- if you can afford them.Read More...
22:45, 2019-07-18

Once Again, The A's Are Winning When They're Not Supposed To For the second year running, the Oakland Athletics have unlocked their full potential after looking dead in the water. Last season, basically the entire rotation’s collective arm fell off and then ace Sean Manaea went down with a shoulder injury, yet the A’s won a million games and easily took a wil...
23:00, 2019-07-18

The Biggest Thing Holding Back Women's Soccer Is The Same Old Thing PORTLAND, Ore. — The crowd decked out in red and black sways between elation and disappointment as the seconds tick away. Voices rise when the hometown Portland Thorns take possession of the ball, and heavy sighs spread through the crowd of close to 19,000 when they turn it over. The Thorns have mos...
23:00, 2019-07-18

Chris Paddack Gave The Marlins A Taste Of What They're Missing Back in June 2016, a much different Miami Marlins team beefed up their bullpen with a trade for 39-year-old journeyman reliever Fernando Rodney. Rodney would play out the rest of the season with the Fish, posting a 5.89 ERA and a 1.80 WHIP over 36.2 innings as Miami finished 15.5 games out of first ...
23:00, 2019-07-18

Zlatan Ibrahimović Ethers Carlos Vela, Explains Why MLS Sucks [Updated] LAFC forward Carlos Vela has dominated MLS this year. Many believe this makes him the best player in the league. Zlatan Ibrahimović disagrees. After all, Vela might be the Messi of MLS, but as Zlatan astutely pointed out in an interview on ESPN in which he coolly savaged Vela’s career and the league...
23:00, 2019-07-18

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Modest Deal to End Impasse With U.S. The Iranian foreign minister sounded philosophical if nothing came of efforts to restart negotiations to the nuclear accord that President Trump has jettisoned....
23:00, 2019-07-18

Ford tells U.S. dealers to repair small-car transmissions for free In the July 12 memo, Ford says dealerships should "arrange to diagnose the vehicle and repair as necessary." The fixes can be applied to 2011-17 models, many of which are out of warranty....
23:01, 2019-07-18

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

Forget astronaut: YouTube is a more intriguing work frontier than space for today's kids Lego revealed this week that the number of aspiring astronauts in the U.S. may be dwindling as the country celebrates one of its biggest achievements.       ...
23:15, 2019-07-18

The weirdest products we've seen on Amazon We spend our days searching the web for the best deals, and we tend to come across some weird stuff while doing so. Here are some of the weirdest products we've ever seen on Amazon.       ...
23:15, 2019-07-18

Schumer calls on FBI, FTC to investigate FaceApp The viral photo-aging Faceapp might soon be under investigation for privacy concerns. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.       ...
23:15, 2019-07-18

Using emojis can make you more productive at work Even though finding and sending the perfect emoji takes time, using emojis makes you more productive at work. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
23:15, 2019-07-18

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

GateHouse Media poised to buy Gannett GateHouse Media is deep in talks to buy USA Today owner Gannett — a merger that would create America’s biggest newspaper chain, The Post has learned. Fairport, NY-based GateHouse — which owns nearly 700 papers across 39 states, including 156 dailies like the Columbus Dispatch in Ohio — is owned by F...
00:00, 2019-07-19

American dream turns partisan: 88% GOP ‘achievable,’ 38% Democrats ‘unattainable’ When President Trump at his North Carolina rally Wednesday night said that the GOP is “the party of the American dream,” he highlighted how the national ethos has turned partisan....
00:01, 2019-07-19

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day comes home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day came home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
00:01, 2019-07-19

Oil prices could retest their 2019 lows if they fall below this level: RBC's Helima Croft Spiking tensions in the Gulf of Oman and rising oil production in the U.S. are combining to put crude prices in a difficult position, says RBC's Helima Croft....
00:15, 2019-07-19

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Raising the minimum wage to $15 could cost 1.3 million jobs, according to an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office.       ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

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

U.N. demands release of abducted lawmaker and Haftar critic in eastern Libya The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) demanded on Thursday the immediate release of lawmaker, Siham Sergewa, and her husband who were reportedly abducted at their house in the eastern city of Benghazi overnight....
00:15, 2019-07-19

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the hundreds of millions of dollars they pledged five months ago to a humanitarian appeal for Yemen....
00:15, 2019-07-19

Bella Thorne, ex Tana Mongeau feud on Twitter: 'She broke girl code I’m over it' Bella Thorne and ex-girlfriend Tana Mongeau got into a Twitter argument, where the actress accused the YouTube star of breaking "girl code."        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

'Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland engaged to 'Bachelorette' alum Wells Adams "Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland is engaged. Hyland and her boyfriend, "Bachelorette" alum Wells Adams, announced their engagement on social media.        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

Rockets star Harden buys stake in MLS' Dynamo Houston Rockets superstar James Harden has purchased a minority stake in the investment group that controls MLS' Houston Dynamo, the NWSL's Houston Dash and BBVA Stadium, the Dynamo announced Thursday....
00:30, 2019-07-19

Nelson Mandela Day: Madiba and his connection to sport South African icon Nelson Mandela, who was born 101 years ago today, was well known for his love of boxing, but he was a fan of anything that brought sports fans together....
00:30, 2019-07-19

Chrome update will stop sites from checking for Incognito Mode Chrome's Incognito Mode hasn't been working as well as promised lately -- some sites now check for private browsing and insist that you sign in before you can read an article. Google sees that as a flaw, though, and intends to set things right. The......
00:30, 2019-07-19

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $150 on a Dell 34-inch 2K curved monitor This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals here....
00:30, 2019-07-19

Google’s plan to improve local news will start in Youngstown, Ohio Today, Google announced that Youngstown, Ohio, will be the first city in its Compass Experiment, a joint venture with newspaper publishing company McClatchy to revive local news. The announcement couldn't be more timely, as Youngstown's long standing......
00:30, 2019-07-19

How to give your hike a high-tech upgrade At its heart, hiking is about getting away from technology. Stuffing everything you need to survive for a few days into a bag and disappearing into the woods is as much about breaking free of the daily Twitter grind as it is about pushing yourself ph......
00:30, 2019-07-19

|SAartistNelsonMakamochatstoTrevorNoahonTheDailyShow The artist, who produced his first-ever magazine cover for TIME magazine's Optimists issue, posted a picture of himself on the set of the show alongside Trevor....
00:30, 2019-07-19

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

|'Bachelor'creatorMikeFleiss’pregnantwifegrantedrestrainingorderasshockingdetailsofdomesticviolenceemerge "[He] grabbed my body, forcibly pinned me up against the wall and held me there..." – Former Miss America winner, Laura Fleiss' haunting declaration of domestic violence against Bachelor creator, Mike Fleiss....
00:30, 2019-07-19

How live images of the Apollo 11 moon landing came via Australia – video When Neil Armstrong took his first step on the moon in 1969, more than 600 million people around the world tuned in to watch it live. Australia played a key role in getting those images from the moon to Earth. Glen Nagle, from the Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex, explains how tracking st...
00:30, 2019-07-19

Killer released from prison, dubbed too old to be dangerous, kills again A man who spent decades in prison for fatally stabbing his wife was released after being deemed too old to pose a threat — only to be convicted this week of a nearly identical crime. It took jurors in Maine less than an hour to find Albert Flick, 77, guilty in the 2018 murder of......
00:30, 2019-07-19

Microsoft beats estimates, powered by growing cloud profits Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, powered by continued sales increases from its cloud business and a boost from businesses upgrading Windows....
00:45, 2019-07-19

Comic-Con 2019 is here! See all the stars, from Tom Cruise to Jessica Chastain It's Comic-Con time! Stars flocked to the annual convention's famous Hall H to show off their latest projects in San Diego.        ...
00:45, 2019-07-19

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

‘Sesame Street,’ Sally Field and Linda Ronstadt are among this year’s recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors The children’s program is the first TV show to receive the performing arts award; Dec. 8 ceremony will also salute Earth, Wind & Fire and Michael Tilson Thomas....
01:15, 2019-07-19

74 trillion tons of fake snow over Antarctic could 'save coastal cities' from climate change, researchers say Spraying trillions of tons of fake snow may sound like something cooked up by a novelist writing about the year 2150, but according to a new study, it could stave off global sea rise and protect coastal cities....
01:45, 2019-07-19

The Rebranded Hilton Honors Surpass Card Offers Incredible Perks For $95 Per Year American Express is rebranding its Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card as the Hilton Honors American Express® Surpass Card, and launching an exciting limited time offer to coincide with the change....
01:45, 2019-07-19

Senate expected to confirm Trump's second Secretary of Defense next week The U.S. Senate is due to vote next week to confirm Mark Esper as President Donald Trump's second Secretary of Defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has been without a permanent top official....
01:45, 2019-07-19

'Get (expletive) better': Yankees manager Aaron Boone goes on NSFW rant, gets tossed New York Yankees manager laid into rookie home plate umpire Brennan Miller over the strike zone and was ejected, saying "Get (expletive) better."       ...
02:00, 2019-07-19

State court suit over 'no-call' can proceed against NFL A Louisiana judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed against the NFL over the blown playoff "no-call" that led to the Rams beating the Saints and advancing to the 2019 Super Bowl       ...
02:00, 2019-07-19

Palenque – The Splendor of a Great Maya Metropolis Hidden in the verdant hills of the Sierra Chapaneca in the beautiful state of Chiapas, southern Mexico, is the ancient capital of the B’aakal Kingdom. ...
02:00, 2019-07-19

| Father time takes hold on tame Tiger Tiger Woods admitted age and a troublesome back will make competing for more majors more difficult after shooting a 7-over par opening round at the Open Championship....
02:00, 2019-07-19

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

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

Rory McIlroy’s brutal British Open start highlights jarring first round PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — It was a tough day to be one of the stars of golf in Thursday’s first round of the British Open at Royal Portrush. A bizarre day of stunning high scores posted by some of the world’s best players began with Rory McIlroy, the nation’s prodigal son and its greatest hope......
02:15, 2019-07-19

10 Crores Earmarked For Manohar Parrikar Memorial: Goa Chief Minister Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Thursday that Rs 10 crore had been set aside for the construction of a memorial dedicated to former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar....
02:15, 2019-07-19

Delhi High Court Gives 4-Week Parole To 1984 Riots Convict To File Appeal The Delhi High Court Thursday granted four weeks' parole to Balwan Khokhar who, along with former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, was sentenced to life imprisonment in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case....
02:15, 2019-07-19

Can Floor Test Be Held Without Right To Issue Whip: Randeep Surjewala With the Karnataka Assembly all set for a floor test, the Congress Thursday asked how a confidence motion can be taken up when the power of a political party to issue a whip has been nullified by a......
02:15, 2019-07-19

Child Actor Killed, Parents Injured In Road Accident In Chhattisgarh 14-year-old child artist Shivlekh Singh, who has acted in several Hindi TV serials, died in a road accident outside Chhattisgarh's Raipur on Thursday, the police said. His parents were injured after......
02:15, 2019-07-19

Trump Says U.S. Ship Downed Iranian Drone President Trump said the U.S. Navy downed an Iranian drone that was flying too close to a U.S. warship in the Strait of Hormuz, hours after Iranian forces said they had seized a foreign tanker, the latest in a series of incidents that have ratcheted up tensions in a vital oil shipping route....
02:15, 2019-07-19

Jason Schwartzman, Jack Huston join 'Fargo' Season 4 "Fargo" is rounding out its Season 4 cast with additions Jason Schwartzman and Ben Whishaw, who are joining the previously announced Chris Rock, FX announced Thursday....
02:30, 2019-07-19

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence ‘inhumane’ Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday blasted Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s life sentence as “inhumane” — echoing comments made by the convicted druglord himself. “A sentence for life in a hostile jail” would be “hard” and not worth living,...
02:30, 2019-07-19

Florida can require licenses for dietary advice, court rules Florida can limit who gets to give dietary advice, a federal court ruled. The ruling came in a lawsuit filed by a health coach who was fined for practicing without a dietary license. Heather Del Castillo had argued Florida’s law violated her First Amendment right to free speech, noting dietary advic...
02:30, 2019-07-19

Dressbarn announces 53 stores will close in August and nine in July. Is yours on the list? Dressbarn is on target to close its 650 stores by the end of the year, the retailer announced Thursday. Fifty-three stores will close in August.       ...
02:30, 2019-07-19

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

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

Joy Behar asks why Trump can't be charged with 'hate speech' after rally "The View" host Joy Behar took her anti-Trump talk to another level on Thursday, posing the possibility of the president being charged with hate speech in the wake of Wednesday's controversial rally....
02:30, 2019-07-19

House Democrats move to tamp down internal feud, delete tweets that sparked infighting “We will remain clear-eyed with respect to our unity of purpose,’’ five House leaders said in a statement Thursday. Pelosi is to meet next week with Rep. Ocasio-Cortez....
02:30, 2019-07-19

England to face New Zealand in Netball World Cup semi-finals after beating South Africa to top Group G England fired a message to their Netball World Cup rivals with a dominant 58-47 win over fellow title contenders South Africa in their final group game in Liverpool....
02:45, 2019-07-19

Vessels scour gulf for lost fishing gear in attempt to protect right whales The vessels are supported by a coast guard helicopter and conservation and protection surveillance aircraft to help locate the so-called "ghost gear" floating on the surface....
02:45, 2019-07-19

The Man Who Started the Area 51 Raid Says Things Have Gotten a Little Spooky The guy who started the Area 51 Facebook group has spoken, and he thinks things have gotten out of hand. Matty Roberts of California, the person who says he’s behind the meme finally gave an interview with KLAS-TV on Wednesday. Not only is he afraid of the FBI, Roberts said, but he thinks thin...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Trump Says He May Intervene in Huge Pentagon Contract Sought by Amazon The company, long a target of President Trump, is seen as the leading competitor for a $10 billion cloud computing contract that the president said he was “getting tremendous complaints about.”...
03:01, 2019-07-19

What ‘Send Her Back’ Tells Us About Trump’s 2020 Campaign In the On Politics newsletter: The president’s attacks on four congresswomen, and the response by his base, gave a sense of his re-election campaign....
03:01, 2019-07-19

NFL notebook: Amputated Norton out of hospital after losing arm Two weeks after a car accident led to him losing his left arm, Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton walked out of a Miami hospital Thursday afternoon after being discharged, offering his gratitude after his life-changing amputation....
03:01, 2019-07-19

Can F1 team mates be real mates? Why not, say McLaren drivers Can team mates be good mates in Formula One? McLaren rookie Lando Norris and Spaniard Carlos Sainz see no reason why not -- even if others have their doubts about how long that will last once the stakes are raised....
03:01, 2019-07-19

How House Democratic factions ended their Twitter feud House Democrats moved to deescalate lingering tensions between the party’s factions on Thursday, in a bid to unify the caucus in its final stretch before a lengthy summer recess. Leaders of the caucus’ moderate and progressive wings released a rare joint statement that reads like a political truce...
03:01, 2019-07-19

Senate to vote on permanently extending 9/11 victims fund The Senate has agreed to vote on permanently extending the 9/11 victims fund, setting up action that will put the bill on President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature by next week.After Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) insisted on amendment votes rather than pass the bill unanimously...
03:01, 2019-07-19

NY Fed clarifies Williams speech that market took as signal of a rate cut Earlier, Williams delivered a speech at the annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association in which he said, "It's better to take preventative measures than to wait for disaster to unfold."...
03:15, 2019-07-19

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

Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic On Fire Vast stretches of Earth’s northern latitudes are on fire right now. Hot weather has engulfed a huge portion of the Arctic, from Alaska to Greenland to Siberia. That’s helped create conditions ripe for wildfires, including some truly massive ones burning in remote parts of the region that are being s...
03:15, 2019-07-19

Verizon's First 5G Hotspot Will Cost You $650—and You Better Watch Your Data While 5G is still very new, we’ve already seen a handful of 5G-ready phones like the Galaxy S10 5G, LG V50 5G, and the Moto Z4 (with a 5G mod of course). So now, alongside the launch of 5G service in St. Paul, Minnesota, Verizon is announcing its first 5G hotspot: the Inseego MiFi 1000.Read more......
03:15, 2019-07-19

Health Care Workers in the UK Turned Over an Undocumented Immigrant Trafficking Victim to Police, Case Report Says Medical professionals are getting increasingly entangled in the anti-immigrant rhetoric that has gripped the U.S. and other countries—and, predictably, it’s having horrible consequences for their patients.Read more......
03:15, 2019-07-19

The Boosted Scooter Is a Blast Electric scooters are dangerous. It seems like you can’t go a day without seeing a scary story in the news reminding the world of this fact. People die riding these things. So it wasn’t surprising when Boosted emphasized safety in announcing it’s new e-scooter. The $1,600 Boosted Rev has three brak...
03:15, 2019-07-19

The Weird Ways NASA Thought Moon Dust Might Kill Apollo Astronauts Prior to the first Moon landing, scientists had good reason to believe the lunar surface was covered in a fine layer of dust. While this might not sound like a big deal, it presented a host of concerns to the Apollo mission planners.Read more......
03:15, 2019-07-19

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

Trump to nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor President Trump on Thursday night announced he's nominating attorney Gene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to replace Alex Acosta as secretary of labor....
03:15, 2019-07-19

Warren likens private equity to 'vampires' in plan targeting Wall Street 'looting' Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., unleashed a sweeping attack on the financial sector on Thursday, demonizing private equity firms and accusing Wall Street of "looting" the U.S. economy....
03:15, 2019-07-19

Our Favorite Photos From YetiCon, Canada's Mountain Cosplay Party YetiCon, a show held every year in Canada’s Blue Mountains, is a cosplay con with a big focus on adventure stuff, ranging from toboggan rides to...drinking by the pool....
03:30, 2019-07-19

Streamer Tries To Test PUBG Bug, Accidentally Lands Shot Of A Lifetime Sometimes, there’s just no point in trying—for instance, when you’ve got to nail a shot on a target that’s several football fields’ worth of space away. Luckily for Twitch streamer Jake “ChocoTaco” Throop, he wasn’t trying at all. Or at least, he wasn’t trying to do that particular thing....
03:30, 2019-07-19

In Dustnet, You Explore The Ruins Of One Of Video Games' Most Beloved Maps Even within the internet’s vast digital memory, nothing is guaranteed to last—especially not games. Maybe a company runs out of money and has to cut the cord. Or maybe disinterest turns servers into ghost towns, with not even a pixelated tumbleweed in sight. Dustnet takes the latter idea to its utmo...
03:30, 2019-07-19

Iran Counters US Claim Of "Destroying" Drone, Says "No Information" Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz....
03:30, 2019-07-19

100-Year-Old Sri Lanka Rail Line Being Upgraded With Indian Assistance India's IRCON International Limited and the Sri Lankan government have inked a $91.26 million agreement for upgrading the around 130 km-long Maho-Omanthai rail line which is over 100 years old....
03:30, 2019-07-19

$30,000 For Tamil Nadu Man Who Spots Major Privacy Bug In Instagram Chennai-based security researcher Laxman Muthiyah has won $30,000 as a part of a bug bounty programme after he spotted a flaw in Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram....
03:30, 2019-07-19

Are Cellphones A Flight Danger? They Are On These Boeing Jets U.S. government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes....
03:30, 2019-07-19

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

The latest hazard for Instagram influencers is a toxic ‘lake’ in Spain Mount Neme in Galicia draws droves of tourists each year because of its sparkling blue water reservoirs. But it is a actually an abandoned quarry connected to a Tungsten mine, used during World War II....
03:30, 2019-07-19

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security, according to people familiar with the matter....
04:15, 2019-07-19

Japan shares bounce as Fed signals rate cut, chip sector gains Japanese stocks rebounded in Friday morning trade, tracking Wall Street moves and clawing back some of the previous session's decline, with the semiconductor sector leading the gains....
04:45, 2019-07-19

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 19 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:45, 2019-07-19

Icahn launches proxy fight after stalled talks with Occidental CEO Activist investor Carl Icahn on Thursday formally launched a proxy fight against Occidental Petroleum to win control of four board seats, according to a regulatory filing, after talks with the oil company's chief executive failed to reach an agreement....
04:45, 2019-07-19

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, clocking in at just over 90 minutes....
05:00, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

Watch Taylor Swift and More Stars Embrace Their Inner Feline in First Cats Trailer Listen, if you're unfamiliar with the Cats musical, brace yourself...this may be a little weird... The trailer for the upcoming movie adaptation of the hit Broadway show was released......
05:00, 2019-07-19

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

Google to plug Chrome loophole that exposes Incognito status to sites In Google’s latest blog post, the tech giant has promised to put and end to a loophole in its Chrome web browser that compromised its users' privacy when using its ‘Incognito’ private browsing mode.Currently, websites are able to detect when a user is browsing in Incognito ...
05:15, 2019-07-19

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

BMW, Tencent to open computing center in China for self-driving cars The computing center launched by BMW and Tencent will start operations by the end of the year. It will provide cars with data-crunching capabilities to help them drive semi-autonomously and, eventually, autonomously....
05:15, 2019-07-19

Japan's worst mass killing in two decades claims 33 lives in arson attack on anime studio A man suspected of torching Kyoto Animation reportedly doused the studio's entrance with what appeared to be petrol and set it ablaze on Thursday....
05:15, 2019-07-19

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

Now the market thinks the Fed could make an even deeper cut to rates later this month Even with better economic data, the market is betting the Fed will now cut interest rates by 50 basis points in July, after dovish comments from two Fed officials Thursday....
05:15, 2019-07-19

Rory McIlroy’s talk of resilience cannot disguise horrible Open choke | Andy Bull At 10 past 10 the Northern Irishman was 8-1 favourite for the Open, 10 minutes later he was a 33-1 outsider scrambling to make the cutLife comes at you fast on the links, where fortunes change as quickly as the weather. At 10 past 10, Rory McIlroy walked on to the 1st hole the 8-1 favourite for the ...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Afcon final unites two African coaches who represent the future | Jonathan Wilson Djamel Belmadi and Aliou Cissé used time in Europe to improve their sides and a tactical battle will decide fate of Algeria and SenegalChampigny-sur-Marne is a banlieue about eight miles south-east of the centre of Paris. Algeria’s coach, Djamel Belmadi, was born there; Senegal’s coach, Aliou Cissé,...
05:15, 2019-07-19

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

Mystery surrounds Rohan Dennis's shock withdrawal from Tour de France Australian time-trial specialist quits on stage 12No reason given by rider or his team Bahrain-MeridaWorld time-trial champion Rohan Dennis has wished his teammates well for the rest of the Tour de France but offered no insight as to why he quit the race dramatically, a day before a stage the Austra...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Zimbabwe’s participation in World T20 qualifiers in doubt after ICC suspension • Zimbabwe suspended over concerns of ‘political interference’• ICC also approve concussion replacements at board meetingZimbabwe’s participation in the upcoming World T20 qualifiers is in doubt after the International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended their membership.At an ICC board meeting in Londo...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Pressel, Creamer tied for lead in LPGA Tour team event Morgan Pressel and Paula Creamer shot a best-ball 6-under 64 for a share of the second-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event        ...
05:30, 2019-07-19

ESPN’s Dan Le Batard rips President Trump, derides network’s no-politics policy “There’s a racial division in this country that’s being instigated by the president, and we here at ESPN haven’t had the stomach for that fight," Le Batard said Thursday on his daily radio show....
05:30, 2019-07-19

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

UK's new PM must take 5G decision on Huawei urgently: committee The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China's Huawei in Britain's 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of UK lawmakers said on Friday....
06:15, 2019-07-19

Exclusive: J.C. Penney taps debt restructuring advisers - sources J.C. Penney Co Inc has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing U.S. retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
06:15, 2019-07-19

Police Make Arrest in the Killing of Zoe Spears, Whose Death Marked the 10th of a Black Trans Woman This Year A Baltimore man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Zoe Spears, a 23-year-old whose death last month outside Washington, D.C., marked the 10th this year of a black transgender woman....
06:15, 2019-07-19

Democratic socialist Julia Salazar dipped into massive trust fund during campaign Julia Salazar — the Brooklyn state senator who has been called out for falsely painting herself as a working-class immigrant — was living off a trust fund while mounting her socialist-themed campaign, new campaign finance disclosures reveal. The fact-challenged freshman lawmaker filed papers saying ...
06:30, 2019-07-19

Prosecutors shielding ex-Goldman banker from 1MDB’s financial documents Assistant US Attorney Drew Rolle said his office was particularly concerned about former banker Roger Ng viewing "the entire contents of personal email accounts" that are not his....
06:30, 2019-07-19

WeWork Co-Founder Has Cashed Out at Least $700 Million Via Sales, Loans Adam Neumann, co-founder and largest shareholder of WeWork Cos., has cashed out more than $700 million from the company ahead of its initial public offering through a mix of stock sales and debt, people familiar with the matter say....
06:30, 2019-07-19

Gannett Closes In on Deal to Combine With GateHouse Media USA Today publisher Gannett is nearing a deal to combine with rival GateHouse Media, a move that would join the nation’s two largest newspaper groups by circulation....
06:30, 2019-07-19

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an unprecedented call for urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, warning only the “strongest and fastest possible action” will reduce the risk...
06:30, 2019-07-19

Russia-based FaceApp goes viral, gets a closer look Life really is short for anyone using FaceApp. The aging and face manipulation app has taken smartphones by storm, but cybersecurity experts and politicians are warning user data could fall into the wrong hands....
06:45, 2019-07-19

Hawaiians protest giant telescope on holy mountain Protesters have demanded that state authorities scrap plans to build a billion-dollar telescope on "sacred space." But Hawaii's governor has refused and instead expanded powers for police to "ensure public safety."...
06:45, 2019-07-19

Did the moon landing actually happen? Twelve astronauts have been on the moon thus far. And yet these lunar landings are often questioned. But who knows, maybe they're right and nothing is as it seems?...
06:45, 2019-07-19

Indian veterans back in dangerous waters to fight pirates Maritime security firms are increasingly turning to India and other Asian countries to hire lower-paid security guards. For some armed forces veterans, it's a lucrative way to return to civilian life....
06:45, 2019-07-19

Pakistan Lost $50 Million From Restricting Airspace, Says Minister Pakistan's aviation minister on Thursday said that his country suffered loses of over eight billion rupees ($50 million) from airspace restrictions imposed since February which affected hundreds of......
07:00, 2019-07-19

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

N4T Investigators: Hackers stealing money from bank accounts Police believe this man opened a fraudulent account and transferred funds from another member at the same credit union. Courtesy: Oro Valley Police Department TUCSON – Cyber criminals are gaining access to bank accounts and stealing money. A victim from Oro Valley recently had tens of thousands of d...
07:15, 2019-07-19

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

At least 9 children dead, 16 hurt in Philippines truck crash Philippine police say at least 9 mostly grade school students died and 16 others were injured when the truck they were riding on lost control on a downhill road, flipped on its side and pinned some of the victims...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Without these women, man would not have walked on the moon Numerous unsung women, from computer engineers and mathematicians to secretaries and seamstresses, helped put a man on the moon. Here are the stories of some of those womenAll 12 people who walked on the moon were men. But among the 400,000 people who made it possible, there were numerous unsung wom...
07:15, 2019-07-19

What Is the Heat Index? Is it the Heat, the Humidity, or Both? With a heat wave spreading to about two-thirds of the United States, you’re going to hear a lot about the heat index rather than the air temperature. Here’s what it all means....
07:30, 2019-07-19

Trump Says He Tried to Stop ‘Send Her Back’ Chant. Here’s What the Video Shows. President Trump said he disagreed with his supporters chanting “send her back” after he railed against a Somali-born congresswoman, Ilhan Omar, at a rally Wednesday in North Carolina. Video contradicts his claim....
07:30, 2019-07-19

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail Australian authorities are seeking to confirm that a China-born Australian writer has been moved to a detention center in Beijing ahead of possible charges Friday for allegedly endangering China's national security....
07:30, 2019-07-19

Yasiel Puig Starts Very Uncommon Double Play With Very Badass Throw Harrison Bader of the St. Louis Cardinals is really, really fast, but that speed certainly does not give him license to behave in a disrespectful manner! Thursday night against the Reds, Bader tried to go from first to third on a blooper to right field, which practically invited the rally-suffocatin...
07:45, 2019-07-19

Dan Le Batard Goes In On President Trump, Rips ESPN's "Cowardly" No-Politics Pivot Dan Le Batard used a portion of his Thursday show to denounce the scene at Donald Trump’s rally in North Carolina Wednesday, when the racist president stirred the racist crowd into a racist euphoria that featured chants of “send her back” directed at Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. Le Batard called the ch...
07:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

NJ woman sues Caesars for fostering ‘male-dominated culture’ A New Jersey woman is suing casino chain Caesars for fostering a male-dominated culture that looked the other way as she was retaliated against for complaining about a creepy incident with a superior, according to her lawsuit. Jocelyn Agnellini Allison says her career at Caesars started to suffer af...
08:00, 2019-07-19

Dow futures surge more than 100 points on hopes of aggressive easing from the Fed U.S. stock index futures continued to surge Friday morning after two influential Federal Reserve officials hinted at more aggressive policy easing from the central bank....
08:30, 2019-07-19

Woods tries not to make it a short week at Royal Portrush Moving day comes early for Woods, McIlroy as they face tall task of trying to avoid early exit from British Open        ...
08:30, 2019-07-19

Pentagon contractor threatened to murder Rep. Frederica Wilson over vaccine bill: DOJ An anti-vaxxer from Maryland who works as a cybersecurity contractor for the Department of Defense was charged this week for “threatening to murder” Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson — after she introduced a bill requiring all public schools to vaccinate their students in exch...
08:45, 2019-07-19

Dad drowns trying to save daughter from fast-moving river A frantic father jumped into a deep, fast-moving river in Oregon to save his 12-year-old daughter from drowning — and wound up dying himself, according to cops. Baltazar Tellovelasco, 29, was visiting from California on Thursday when the incident occurred near the Little North Fork of the Sant...
08:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

Boeing to take $4.9bn charge due to grounding of 737 Max jets Company expects $5.6bn reduction in revenue after crashes in Ethiopia and IndonesiaBoeing reported on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9bn in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 Max passenger jets, after two deadly crashes.The...
09:00, 2019-07-19

45 of the biggest differences between the 'Lion King' remake and the animated movie Walt Disney Studios/Disney Warning: There are spoilers ahead for Disney's "The Lion King" remake. The remake is kinder to Zazu and gives Scar another reason to be jealous of his brother, Mufasa. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Disney's "The Lion King" remake is finally in theaters and t...
09:15, 2019-07-19

BIG TECH IN HEALTHCARE: How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is undergoing a profound transformation. Costs are skyrocketing...
09:15, 2019-07-19

South Korean Man Dies After Self-Immolation In Front Of Japanese Embassy A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing trade and diplomatic disputes with Tokyo....
09:30, 2019-07-19

Have Not Lost Drone, US Downed Its "Own By Mistake": Iran Iran's deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi denied on Friday having lost any drone recently and hinted that the US could have downed their own "by mistake."...
09:30, 2019-07-19

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to burn up over the Pacific The final hours for China’s Tiangong-2 space station are at hand, as the 8-ton piece of hardware will fall to earth, or rather sea, some time in the next 20 hours or so in a controlled deorbit manuever.  But unlike with its predecessor, it isn’t a mystery where this particular piece of s...
09:45, 2019-07-19

Can Turkey be trusted with U.S. nukes? The decision by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to choose Russia’s S-400 air defense system over America’s best weapons, including the vaunted Patriot missile and the F-35, the world’s premier fighter jet, may have put the long troubled U.S.-Turkish alliance in a tailspin....
09:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

PhD candidate sentenced to life in prison for Chinese student's kidnapping, death A former PhD candidate convicted of kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois student was sentenced to life in prison after the jury failed to make a unanimous decision, officials said....
10:15, 2019-07-19

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

Mariano Rivera’s new Hall-of-Fame teammates are a familiar crew Nothing can match the scene at Cooperstown’s lovely Otesaga Resort Hotel on Hall of Fame weekend, as legends golf, dine and swap stories on the veranda before heading to their big event. To be included among this ultra-exclusive group marks the game’s highest honor, and it must be intimidating for t...
10:30, 2019-07-19

Rangers’ Artemi Panarin shockingly critiques Vladimir Putin Newest Rangers star Artemi Panarin fired shots at Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview that aired Thursday on YouTube. In his native tongue, Panarin told Russian journalist Alexander Golovin that Putin doesn’t know right from wrong to become one of the first Russian athletes to pub...
10:30, 2019-07-19

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

Shared ownership in Chelsea: waterfront flats from £160k in same development as Roman Abramovich's £30m penthouse Prices start at £160k for a 25 per cent share of a flat at Chelsea Waterfront on a shared-equity basis, while two-bedroom flats start at £201,000 and three-bedroom flats at £249,000....
10:30, 2019-07-19

From beer to pens, South Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves....
11:15, 2019-07-19

South Africa's Zuma due back at corruption inquiry after adjournment Former South African president Jacob Zuma was due back at a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday, after his lawyers requested an adjournment because they said he was being questioned unfairly....
11:15, 2019-07-19

South Africa's Zuma will not participate further in corruption inquiry: lawyer A lawyer for former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Friday that Zuma would not take part in the inquiry further because he felt that he was being questioned unfairly....
11:15, 2019-07-19

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

Syngenta CFO says it faces no glyphosate lawsuits Chinese-owned agricultural chemical maker Syngenta has not been named in litigation involving weed-killer ingredient glyphosate that has hit German rival Bayer , the Swiss-based company's chief financial officer, Mark Patrick, said on Friday....
11:30, 2019-07-19

GM's mid-engine Corvettes roar onstage to take on Europeans General Motors Co unveiled on Thursday its newly designed mid-engine 2020 Corvette in a splashy tribute to its emblematic sports car, even as the No. 1 U.S. automaker faces mounting pressures in a sluggish and uncertain global sales environment....
11:30, 2019-07-19

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

South Korean man dies after setting fire to his car near Japanese Embassy A man in his 70s died after setting fire to his car as it was parked in front of a building housing the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said....
11:45, 2019-07-19

Mars missions and rockets: Cornwall in deep-space revolution Scientists at a satellite earth station in Cornwall say they will be able to provide deep-space communication facilities for missions to Mars within the next five years. ...
12:00, 2019-07-19

'Titans' crew member killed in special effects test: DC Universe TV show 'heartbroken' The "Titans" TV show is heartbroken following the death of special effects coordinator Warner Appleby in a tragic special effects test.        ...
12:00, 2019-07-19

Mark Noble thrilled by Sebastien Haller signing as West Ham splash the cash West Ham captain Mark Noble has praised the club's hierarchy for spending a club-record £45million on Sebastien Haller and believes the Frenchman can fill the void left by Marko Arnautovic....
12:15, 2019-07-19

Why India’s Essar decision could kill the distressed debt market before it starts The insolvency and bankruptcy code is supposed to do wonderful things for India, but a leftfield decision on creditors this week will have a number of unhelpful side-effects....
12:15, 2019-07-19

Swedish prosecutor asks to keep U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky in custody Swedish prosecutors on Friday asked to keep U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky in custody for six more days while they investigate him for aggravated assault over a street fight in Stockholm....
12:45, 2019-07-19

If you are flying from the US to Paris with Air France, you can now enjoy meals cooked by a Michelin-starred chef Nicolas Economou/Getty Images Air France has asked Daniel Rose, a Michelin-starred chef, to create special dishes for their business class passengers who fly between the US and Paris. The partnership is a part of Air France's decade-long program that features Michelin-starred chefs who the airline ...
12:45, 2019-07-19

The best bread machines you can buy Making bread isn't just for master bakers when you have a bread machine. The Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso Breadmaker is the best bread machine you can buy to make delicious bread at home. It has 13 pre-programmed settings, handles gluten-free recipes, and features a heated lid to help with even...
12:45, 2019-07-19

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

Kamala Harris, a critic of Acosta's Epstein plea deal, under fire for agreement she negotiated as California AG Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is facing questions over a plea deal her office negotiated during her stint as California’s attorney general that allowed a disgraced former San Diego mayor to avoid registering as a sex offender and dodge jail time....
12:45, 2019-07-19

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

Jameela Jamil's new game show feels kind of like scrolling through the world's crappiest Twitter feed Suggesting something designed for people whose daily Twitter dives are way less automatically traumatic than ours, TBS released a trailer for its new game show The Misery Index tonight, inviting us all to contemplate the worst shit imaginable (that isn’t modern-day American politics). Hosted by The ...
12:45, 2019-07-19

LMM's first scene in His Dark Materials is (appropriately) a duet between him and his daemon self “I literally come into this singing a duet with my daemon. On a hot air balloon,” Lin-Manuel Miranda proclaimed on the San Diego Comic-Con Hall H stage. And thus begins the fantastical exploration of HBO and The BBC’s take on His Dark Materials, the re-imagined, but faithful adaptation of Phillip Pu...
12:45, 2019-07-19

USA is bringing back Nash Bridges, so we asked our mom if she thought it was cool According to The Hollywood Reporter, the USA Network is working on a revival of Nash Bridges, the mid-’90s cop drama that starred Don Johnson as a San Francisco police officer who lived on a boat, with Cheech Marin as his wisecracking partner. To be honest, though, we don’t really remember the show ...
12:45, 2019-07-19

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

Stylish Lion King Merch to (Pride) Rock All Summer We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Can......
13:00, 2019-07-19

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

Extinction Rebellion protesters block site of London super-sewer Activists and residents demonstrate in Bermondsey in protest at pollution from lorriesExtinction Rebellion protesters have blockaded the entrance to the construction of London’s £4.2bn super-sewer project as part of a fifth day of protests.About 50 activists – including mothers and children from the...
13:15, 2019-07-19

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

BlackRock's Cash Engine Gets Boost, but Its Profit Falls Investors increased the flood of cash flowing into money-management giant BlackRock in the last quarter. But the firm saw profits fall 6.5% from the comparable quarter a year earlier....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Asus ROG Phone 2 Specifications Leaked Ahead of Official Launch Asus ROG Phone 2 has been spotted on TENAA with model number ASUS_I001DB, which earlier surfaced certification sites such as the US FCC, Wi-Fi Alliance, and 3C....
13:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

What is malware and how can you remove it forever Malware – the combination of two words – malicious and software - is the term often used to describing a wide range of potentially dangerous and invasive code. The main malware categories include Trojans, viruses, worms, and ransomware. There are malware examples targeting all of the m...
13:30, 2019-07-19

Get the still amazing Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus for just $237.99 today Need a new phone fast and don't like the look of the budget options out there but really don't want to spend $1000 on the latest flagship? What if we could tell you that you could get one of TechRadar's favorite flagship phones from not that long ago for well under $250? That's w...
13:30, 2019-07-19

First London Underground tunnels to get 4G connectivity by March 2020 You'll soon be able to use your smartphone for calls, texts and internet activity on a London Underground train while you're whizzing through a tunnel.Transport for London has announced that it will bring 4G connectivity to its first section of tunnel in March 2020, allowing passengers to ...
13:30, 2019-07-19

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

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

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
14:00, 2019-07-19

It took years, and a sabermetrics revolution, to put Mike Mussina in the Hall of Fame Mussina is one of the most notable examples of how the rise of sabermetrics and advanced analytics has changed the perception and dialogue surrounding individual Hall of Fame cases — for the better....
14:15, 2019-07-19

1,000 fantasy football experts just held a draft. Here’s what you can learn. Results from the ninth installment of the Scott Fish Bowl league show that, when it comes to these players, the public is out of step with the fantasy industry's latest thinking....
14:15, 2019-07-19

Kid with leukaemia plays for Seattle against Dortmund "Eight-year-old Bheem Goyal, who has leukaemia, started in goal for the Seattle Sounders against Borussia Dortmund – before coming off to a rapturous reception."...
14:15, 2019-07-19

Britain's delay on Huawei 5G decision harming international ties: UK lawmakers Britain's new prime minister must urgently make a decision on the role China's Huawei will have in next-generation 5G networks as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of British lawmakers said on Friday....
14:15, 2019-07-19

SoftBank raises $270 million via Seoul unit for early-stage investments SoftBank Group Corp said on Friday its Seoul-based venture capital unit focusing on early-stage investments has raised a 317 billion won ($270 million) fund....
14:15, 2019-07-19

Trump's attacks on congresswomen could boost Biden campaign As U.S. President Donald Trump intensifies his efforts to brand four progressive congresswomen as the new face of the Democratic Party, its presidential front-runner, Joe Biden, has been quietly reminding voters in Iowa there remains a middle ground....
14:30, 2019-07-19

WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World Health Organization said on Friday....
14:30, 2019-07-19

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate crisis.Camden’s Citizens Assembly, convened to inte...
14:30, 2019-07-19

The Morning After: CG 'Cats' trailer takes a trip to the uncanny valley Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Looking for another creepy feline CGI movie trailer? We got you. We've also put together a guide for the best car-camping gear, if you're priming yourself for some weekend trips in the next few weeks....
14:45, 2019-07-19

Watch a behind-the-scenes look at 'Terminator: Dark Fate' Paramount Pictures has released a Terminator: Dark Fate featurette at San Diego Comic-Con, showing an inside look at the making of what people are calling the true sequel to Terminator 2. While the franchise spawned three movies since the iconic flic......
14:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

Tucson’s Democratic mayoral candidates square off in debate TUCSON — The three Democrats vying to become the party’s nominee for mayor this fall were on stage together at Rincon High School Thursday night. They were debating for the first time in this campaign with only two weeks to go before ballots get mailed out. Tucson Councilwoman Regina Rom...
15:15, 2019-07-19

Iran denies claim that US warship destroyed Iranian drone Iran on Friday denied President Trump's claim that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf after it threatened the ship — an incident that further escalated tensions between the countries....
15:30, 2019-07-19

Explosion outside Kabul University kills 6, wounds 27 A powerful bomb exploded outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital on Friday, killing at least six people and wounding 27, according to police and health officials....
15:30, 2019-07-19

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

Isle of Man TT race winner Anstey to make return at 2019 Classic TT Multiple Isle of Man TT race winner Bruce Anstey will return to racing in next month's Classic TT, having been absent from competition for two years through illness...
15:30, 2019-07-19

Strong earthquake hits near Greek capital of Athens, people trapped in elevators A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear.        ...
15:45, 2019-07-19

Critics of Philippines' Duterte Hit Back at Sedition Accusations Opposition politicians in the Philippines vowed not to back down in the face of what they call political persecution: a police complaint accusing a broad swath of them—including the vice president—of sedition and libel....
15:45, 2019-07-19

Sweden wants extension of A$AP Rocky's detention despite celebrity protests for his release Prosecutors want U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky to be held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police to finish investigating.        ...
16:00, 2019-07-19

Dan Le Batard has impassioned rebuke of racist 'send her back' chant despite ESPN rules ESPN personality Dan Le Batard wasn't going to remain silent after he heard the racist "send her back" chants from a Donald Trump rally Wednesday.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Boxer Keith Thurman on Saturday showdown with Manny Pacquiao: 'This is a legacy fight' Keith Thurman is 29-0 and holds the WBA world welterweight title. He’s just days from the biggest fight of his life – a meeting with Manny Pacquiao       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Nishino aims to make Thailand regional soccer power Former Japan head coach Akira Nishino says he wants to help Thailand's national team become a regional power as its new manager       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

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

‘Pawn Stars’ helps recover stolen Super Bowl champ Mark May’s rings Marcel Behnert, 43, allegedly swiped the rings while working at a Sheraton Hotel in Tempe, Arizona, which hosted NFL star and two-time Super Bowl champ Mark May in February....
16:15, 2019-07-19

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

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish defense ministry said....
16:45, 2019-07-19

U.S. vows to shoot down any Iran drones that fly too closely to its ships The United States will destroy any Iranian drones that fly too closely to its ships and has "clear evidence" that it shot down such a drone on Thursday, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
16:45, 2019-07-19

Germany's Merkel, planning to serve full term, backs under-fire protegee Germany's Angela Merkel threw her weight behind her embattled new defense minister and heir-apparent on Friday, while insisting she herself was fit to carry on serving as chancellor through to the end of her term in 2021....
16:45, 2019-07-19

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

Suspected Japanese arsonist is ex-convict who believed studio stole his novel: media A man suspected of torching an animation studio and killing 33 people in Japan's worst mass killing in two decades had been convicted of robbery and carried out the attack because he believed his novel had been plagiarized, media said on Friday....
16:45, 2019-07-19

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

Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early elections....
17:00, 2019-07-19

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

German diplomat's 'likes' of anti-Israel tweets provoke anger Germany's envoy to the Palestinian territories is being probed after he "liked" tweets that criticized the Jewish state. The heart icon was clicked for several posts, including footage of an attack on Israeli soldiers....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Taiwan open to granting Hong Kong protesters asylum Taiwan's government has said it would provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters on humanitarian grounds. The pledge risks straining the already tense relationship between Taipei and Beijing....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Church of the Apostles Found? Archaeologists Claim Byzantine-Era Church is Highly Significant Archaeologists with the Israel Antiquities Authority have made what they claim to be a major discovery.  ...
17:15, 2019-07-19

US braces for record-breaking heat wave this weekend Most of the US will be blazing hot this weekend as a potentially record-shattering heat wave sets in — with the majority of the country seeing temps above 90 degrees, forecasters predict. The roasting temps are set to begin on Friday and last through Sunday, and more than 185 million people nationwi...
17:15, 2019-07-19

Remains of more than 20 American service members killed in bloody WWII battle return home More than 20 American service members who were killed in a bloody World War II battle are finally back on U.S. soil – and are one step closer to getting the burials they rightfully deserve....
17:15, 2019-07-19

Huawei’s Mate 30 Pro is getting a fantastic camera feature you won’t find on any iPhone Leaks are continuing to trickle out in advance of Huawei’s release of its next flagship that’s likely to happen in October — which is when the Mate 30 Pro, unquestionably one of the most exciting phones still to come this year, will finally arrive. And in addition to some of the ea...
17:15, 2019-07-19

Pak Anti-Corruption Court Dismisses Case Against Nawaz Sharif's Daughter In a relief to jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz, a Pakistani anti-corruption court on Friday dismissed a plea filed against her for submitting a fake document in the......
17:15, 2019-07-19

Watch: Manchester United Manager Solskjaer Plays Cricket At WACA Manchester United who finished sixth in the Premier League last season have bolstered both attack and defence with the signing of two young talents Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka....
17:30, 2019-07-19

Kosovo's PM says quits after being called to Hague war crimes court Kosovo's Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said on Friday he was resigning after being called to The Hague war crimes court linked to Kosovo's violent independence struggle....
17:30, 2019-07-19

U.S. will shoot down any Iranian drones that fly 'too close' to its ships, official says The United States will destroy any Iranian drones that fly "too close" to its ships in the Strait of Hormuz and has evidence that it shot down a drone on Thursday, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
17:30, 2019-07-19

Vietnam says preserved corpse of Ho Chi Minh in great condition The embalmed corpse of Vietnam's founding leader, Ho Chi Minh, is in great condition, state media said on Friday, a month after the government recruited a team of Russian experts to help preserve the former revolutionary's body....
17:30, 2019-07-19

Crossrail is £2.8bn over budget - and MPs warn costs will rise further MPs have launched a blistering attack on the Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL), as ballooning costs and long delays continue to plague Crossrail....
17:30, 2019-07-19

Meteo France revises June record temperature to 46 degrees Celsius The highest temperature in France was 46 degrees Celsius on June 28 at Verargues in the south of France, meteorological service Meteo France said on Friday, following analysis of data collected from other stations....
18:00, 2019-07-19

Why Boeing was up in the pre-market on news it will take $5B charge Boeing was up in the pre-market despite its plan to take a $4.9 billion charge to compensate their customers affected by the 737 Max. CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" discusses what this means for the stock....
18:01, 2019-07-19

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

Thunder execs got death threats after trading Paul George: ‘Kill everybody’ One man went to extreme measures to express his disapproval of the Thunder trading All-Star Paul George. Oklahoma City police are investigating a potential death threat from an angered fan who severely disagreed with sending George to the Clippers in a deal thats put him alongside Kawhi Leonard. A s...
18:15, 2019-07-19

"Let Democracy Be Democracy": Robert Vadra On Priyanka Gandhi's "Arrest" After Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was stopped by police in Uttar Pradesh on her way to meet the families of 10 tribals killed earlier this week, her husband Robert Vadra came out in support....
18:30, 2019-07-19

Former Minister Disses Darwin's Theory, Says "We Are Children Of Rishis" A former Union Minister's comments doubting Darwin's theory of evolution caused a bit of a kerfuffle in parliament on Friday. Satya Pal Singh, a senior BJP lawmaker, declared in the Lok Sabha that he......
18:30, 2019-07-19

Nepal Can Reap Huge Benefits From India's Economic Growth: Indian Envoy Nepal can reap huge benefits from the steady economic growth of India, which is poised to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has said....
18:30, 2019-07-19

Is Aaditya Thackeray Running For Maharashtra Chief Minister? His Response Shiv Sena youth leader Aaditya Thackeray today sidestepped a question on his possible candidature for the Maharashtra chief minister's post in the upcoming assembly election, instead remarking that he......
18:30, 2019-07-19

Virginia church sign ‘America: Love or Leave It’ sparks criticism, support This image taken from video provided by WSET-TV shows a sign “America: Love it or Leave It.” posted outside the Friendship Baptist Church in Appomattox, Va., on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Amid a national furor over President Donald Trump’s tweet urging four Democratic congresswomen to “go b...
18:30, 2019-07-19

‘Cats’ trailer shows Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson and James Corden as furry felines LOS ANGELES — Universal has released the first trailer for its film adaptation of the Broadway play, “Cats,” starring Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson and James Corden. Based on the book “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T.S. Eliot, the musical follows the Jellic...
18:30, 2019-07-19

Buyer raised asking price on Mesa home disabled veteran lost over tax dispute MESA, Ariz. (12 News) – Jim Boerner still can’t believe his days in his Mesa home might be numbered—after getting a notice from the Maricopa County Treasurer’s Office that his home would be auctioned off if he didn’t pay his back taxes by June 30. “I’m in jeopardy of not only losing something ...
18:30, 2019-07-19

Golf Links Sports Complex renamed in honor of fallen soldier TUCSON – City leaders and community members gathered Friday morning to pay tribute to a fallen soldier by renaming Golf Links Sports Complex in his honor. The naming dedication of Todd M. Harris Sports Complex started at 8 a.m. at 2400 S. Craycroft Rd. Army Sgt. First Class Todd M. Harris was a grad...
18:30, 2019-07-19

Fed rate cut hopes, Microsoft lift stocks; dollar bounces A gauge of global stocks climbed on Friday as investors expect an aggressively dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting and as early returns on earnings season have been better than anticipated....
18:30, 2019-07-19

AmEx beats profit on higher card spending; expenses a worry Credit card issuer American Express Co beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Friday, as a healthy U.S. economy fueled higher spending by its customers....
18:30, 2019-07-19

JC Penney hires advisers to explore debt restructuring JC Penney has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing US retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The 117-year-old department store chain’s move represents a high-stakes attempt to get its financial h...
18:30, 2019-07-19

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Fake Office 365 site installs malware as browser update Microsoft users have been warned to watch out for a fake Office 365 site which is pushing malware disguised as a software update.The site, discovered by researchers at MalwareHunterTeam, is designed to resemble a Microsoft-owned site, and even contains links that direct to pages hosted on Microsoft ...
18:30, 2019-07-19

YouTube Music gets a slick way of switching to music videos YouTube Music got a nifty new feature this week for its Premium subscribers, allowing you to switch seamlessly between audio and video playback without interrupting the flow of a song.YouTube announced the feature in a blog post on July 18, running users through the change – available for Pre...
18:30, 2019-07-19

Returning to Lac Mégantic, a Scene of Great Disaster As part of a series following up on disasters, The Times returned to Lac Mégantic, Quebec, where a train derailment killed 47 and recovery remains slow....
18:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

North Dakota Wants the $38M It Set on Fire Policing the Pipeline Protests Back On Thursday, North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem sued the United States government for $38 million in funds to recoup the taxpayer money the state poured into policing Indigenous protesters over the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline. If only the state hadn’t wasted its money giving the co...
18:45, 2019-07-19

EMERGING MARKETS-Bovespa keeps a lid on Latam shares; Currencies slide Latin American shares were subdued on Friday as losses in Brazil's Bovespa eclipsed gains made by other indices, while currencies in the region were mostly lower against a firm dollar. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks was flat but on track to snap a three-week losing streak. Emerging ma...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Canada to pay C$1bn to sexual misconduct victims in military Government set aside funds for Canadian Armed Forces members but doesn’t admit liability following class-action lawsuitsCanada’s government will pay nearly C$1bn ($770m) to members of the military who took part in class-action lawsuits alleging widespread sexual misconduct.“No one should feel unsafe...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Worse than Cats? The biggest CGI disasters in cinema The trailer for the live-action adaptation has shocked fans but, from Anaconda to Sonic, computer imagery in film has a patchy recordModern Toss on bad CGI in films What it was A horror, a horror movie, a singing violent horror. Continue reading......
18:45, 2019-07-19

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: how Netflix totalled Seinfeld's star vehicle It was once a cheap and cheerful YouTube series. But then the streaming giant threw $100m at it and now the low-stakes charm has been lostComedians in Cars Getting Coffee was a nice idea at the time. It was a fun, low-stakes YouTube series where you could spend quarter of an hour watching Larry Davi...
18:45, 2019-07-19

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

Behind the exhibition aiming to move Caribbean art 'away from trauma' In The Other Side of Now, 14 young artists are looking to the future of the region rather than focusing on the past“Is it possible to move Caribbean art, or art of the Caribbean diaspora, away from trauma and catastrophe?” asks María Elena Ortiz, who has co-curated a new exhibition tasked with doing...
18:45, 2019-07-19

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

Conscientious objectors of first world war – their untold tales Project recognises names of 400 men held in Richmond Castle in North Yorkshire The list includes Horace Eaton, a 27-year-old from Bradford who believed war symbolised “the teaching of hatred and murder”, James Burchell, a gardener from Scarborough who regarded every life as sacred, and Norman Gaudie...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories The Easter attacks hit the tourist trade hard. We talk to five Sri Lankans, whose livelihoods depend on visitors, about hardship, recovery and hopeMay and June are the low season in Sri Lanka, but this year, following the Easter Sunday bombings, tourism ground to a halt. Hotels were empty, beaches w...
18:45, 2019-07-19

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

Awkward exchanges as Trump meets religious persecution survivors – video Donald Trump has had some awkward exchanges with survivors of religious persecution during a meeting with them in the Oval Office on Wednesday. When the Nobel laureate and Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad requested aid for the Yazidis, the president replied: ‘And you had the Nobel priz...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Father charged with murder after driving two sons with severe autism off California pier The father had purchased $6 million in insurance policies to cover his family in the event of an accidental death prior to the incident.        ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Sanders campaign roiled by complaints it's paying less than $15 an hour to staffers Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential bid is reportedly going through internal turmoil over staff complaints that the campaign isn't paying the equivalent of the $15 an hour wage that Sanders has backed as a federal minimum....
18:45, 2019-07-19

Man accused of starting fire at Kyoto anime studio held grudge against company, claimed it 'stole novels' The man accused of setting fire to a Japanese animation studio on Thursday, killing 33 people and injuring dozens, reportedly had a grudge against the company who he believed had "stolen novels" from him....
18:45, 2019-07-19

Alec Baldwin reacts to daughter's NSFW Instagram post Alec Baldwin's daughter Ireland posted a NSFW image of herself on Instagram. Here's how he reacted.        ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown reacts to being 'slut-shamed' on the show: 'It’s just not OK' "The Bachelorette" Hannah Brown says she has been slut-shammed during her season of the dating show.        ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

SpaceX can beat NASA and land on moon 'within two years', says Musk Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, has claimed it would be easier for his company to land on the moon than try to convince NASA that the company is up to the task....
19:00, 2019-07-19

Mexican president denounces drug kingpin 'El Chapo' life sentence and 'inhumane' jail conditions Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador denounced the life sentence a U.S. judge handed down to drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman, who was extradited last year....
19:30, 2019-07-19

Lily Allen: ‘The book I wish I’d written? Harry Potter, for obvious reasons' The singer and memoirist on the appeal of Enid Blyton, Russell Brand, and why George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four is overratedThe book I am currently readingConversations with Friends by Sally Rooney. I haven’t finished it yet, but I really like the way she writes – short, shocking, personal senten...
19:30, 2019-07-19

Tata Motors Rolls Out 100,000th Nexon From The Ranjangaon Plant The company has rolled out 100,000 units of the Nexon from the Ranjangaon plant in less than 22 months and it has become the second bestselling compact SUV in India....
19:30, 2019-07-19

|Cellphonesaflightdanger?CouldbeonsomeBoeingjets More than 1 300 jets registered in the US were equipped with cockpit screens vulnerable to interference from Wi-Fi, mobile phones and even outside frequencies such as weather radar, according to the Federal Aviation Administration....
19:45, 2019-07-19

|FromAppletoBoeing,watchthesebellwethersforsignsoftarifftrouble Most American companies will report second-quarter results in the coming weeks, giving us the first chance to hear directly from a wide variety of businesses since the US and China agreed to resume trade talks....
19:45, 2019-07-19

Chiefs' Tyreek Hill Won't Be Suspended After Abuse Inquiry The NFL won’t suspend star Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who was the subject of a league investigation into allegations that he abused his 3-year-old son....
19:45, 2019-07-19

Baseball Writer Jonah Keri Arrested, Charged With Assault On His Wife Baseball writer Jonah Keri, who works for The Athletic, Sportsnet, and DraftKings, was arrested Thursday and charged after an alleged assault on his wife, as reported today by CTV Montreal....
19:45, 2019-07-19

Aaron Boone Explains What It Means To Be A Fucking Savage In That Fucking Box Yankees manager Aaron Boone’s post-ejection rant was an all-timer. Upset over generous called strikes for the Rays on both Aaron Judge and Brett Gardner—two men of disparate sizes and thus strike zones—Boone jumped in front of an ejection aimed for Gardner, who was busy jackhammering the bat rack an...
19:45, 2019-07-19

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

Four members of Congress ask Trump to move forward with Pentagon cloud contract Four members of Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Department of Defense....
20:15, 2019-07-19

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

Former Brooklyn man busted as high-ranking ISIS sniper The feds have busted a former Brooklyn resident they called a top ISIS sniper who had visited Syria and gave “material support” to the bloodthirsty jihadis. According to a criminal complaint released Friday, Ruslan Maratovich Asainov, 41, was a naturalized US citizen born in Kazakhstan who lived in ...
20:30, 2019-07-19

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

Last month was hottest June on record, NOAA says After a month of blistering heat waves across Europe, relentless rising temperatures in India and sweltering temperatures in Alaska, last month was the hottest June on record, a new report by the NOAA....
20:45, 2019-07-19

Expect Sexier F1 Cars in 2021, Whatever that Means Formula One will have a different set of rules come its regular overhaul interval of 2021, and we’ve had an idea of what those rules will entail for a while now—mainly, because it’s obvious what needs to change. But F1 gave some more detailed ideas this week, with the goals of more competition for l...
21:15, 2019-07-19

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

Magnitude-5.3 Earthquake in Greece Causes Athenians to Run Into the Streets (ATHENS, Greece) — A strong earthquake centered northwest of Athens shook Greece on Friday, causing frightened residents to run into the capital’s streets and damaging several buildings. Authorities said four people were hospitalized with injuries, none of them serious. The Athens Instit...
21:15, 2019-07-19

US stocks wobble as companies turn in mixed earnings reports U.S. stock indexes sloshed between small gains and losses Friday after Microsoft, American Express and other big companies offered up a mixed set of earnings reports...
21:30, 2019-07-19

The forgotten story of ... Ray Freeman, the ‘madman’ manager and trailblazer The British coach enjoyed such success in Norway with Brann in the 1970s that he was awarded honorary citizen statusSK Brann’s Europa League campaign ended on Thursday with a 2-1 defeat by Shamrock Rovers in Dublin, just down the road from where their very first continental adventure foundered 46 ye...
21:30, 2019-07-19

'I'm not everyone's cup of tea': Steve Bruce's first Newcastle press conference – video Newly appointed Newcastle boss Steve Bruce is quietly confident he will do a good job at the club despite admitting he is "not everyone's cup of tea."The 58-year-old, who has succeeded Rafael Benítez, was speaking at his first Newcastle United press conference.His appointment has been criticised by ...
21:30, 2019-07-19

Nebraska woman calls for Spider-Man statue to be taken down over 'demonic' imagery, despite being faith-based art project A Nebraska woman is asking that a sculpture depicting the hands of Spider-Man be taken down over claims that the statue is “demonic” and “anti-Christian,’ despite the fact that it was built as part of faith-based community organization project. ...
21:30, 2019-07-19

Iran Dismisses Trump Report That US Navy Downed "Provocative" Drone Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the US Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were accounted for, amid growing international concern that......
21:45, 2019-07-19

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

Walmart announces executive shuffle to further integrate stores and digital Walmart is making further organizational changes as it continues to integrate its store and digital operations and leadership, according to a memo obtained by CNBC that was sent by CEO Doug McMillon to the retailer's employees....
21:45, 2019-07-19

Missed Amazon Prime Day? You can still find the best back-to-school deals Back-to-school spending this year is forecast to top $80 billion with American families spending between $700 and $1,000 dollars on students. Amazon and other retailers will be offering deals throughout the summer....
21:45, 2019-07-19

Trump hosts US airline executives — and their Qatari rival — amid tensions over Gulf state subsidies Executives from United Airlines and American Airlines were "shocked" that state-owned airline Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker was also invited to the meeting, according to a White House official....
21:45, 2019-07-19

Instagram will warn about account takedowns, add new appeals process Instagram is boosting its content moderation appeals process and adding a new alert that will warn users who violate rules when their account is close to being deleted....
21:45, 2019-07-19