TECHS-NEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Day 20:45, 2019-07-11

|SA'spublicentitiesontheroadtoprofitability,saysGordhan

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan highlighted the importance of restoring state-owned entities to profitability as opposed to being an expense to the fiscus....

|SA'spublicentitiesontheroadtoprofitability,saysGordhan

Source: fin24.com

The Judean Club Despite its ramshackle state, the Judean Club was a nursery for Jewish East End fistic talent The post The Judean Club appeared first on Boxing News....
17:30, 2019-07-18

Retired NYC firefighter becomes 199th to die from 9/11-related illness A firefighter who was part of the rescue efforts in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks died Tuesday, becoming the 199th member of the FDNY to succumb to a Ground Zero-related illness....
17:45, 2019-07-18

Airline charges passenger over $100,000, alleges 'aggressive, abusive and dangerous behavior' A passenger accused of severe misbehavior on a Jet2 flight that had to return to London’s Stansted Airport has received a huge bill from the airline.       ...
17:45, 2019-07-18

Tiger Woods looks in pain after first shot at British Open Tiger Woods wasn’t kidding when he said his game wasn’t as sharp as he wanted. On his first shot of the British Open, Woods pulled his tee ball left into the thick rough and appeared to be in some pain, too. Woods, who won The Masters in April, would go on to the par hole.......
17:45, 2019-07-18

Zion Williamson is the highlight of Knicks preseason Knicks fans will get a very early look at rookie phenom Zion Williamson at the Garden. According to an NBA source, the Pelicans will visit the Garden during preseason, taking on the Knicks on Oct. 18. Williamson, the No. 1 pick in the draft, faced the Knicks summer-league team on July 5 but only las...
17:45, 2019-07-18

Volvo Cars Records 5.85 Per Cent Growth In H1 2019 Volvo Cars recorded 30 per cent growth in the UK and 32 per cent in Germany along with strengthening its position in the US, China and other parts of Europe....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Toyota Vellfire Luxury MPV Showcased In India At A Private Event Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) is likely to be the next automaker to introduce a luxury MPV in India. The Japanese automaker recently showcased the Toyota Vellfire MPV at a private event in the country,......
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

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

Kristen Bell Turns 39--Or, 89 If You Ask Her Kids This is a case for Veronica Mars...or the FBI! On Thursday, Kristen Bell celebrated her 39th birthday with husband Dax Shepard and their daughters, Lincoln Shepard, 6, and Delta Bell......
18:15, 2019-07-18

Kasim Lewis: 'Evil' double killer who fatally stabbed a retired civil servant before murdering a barmaid is jailed for 40 years An "evil" and "extremely dangerous" killer who stabbed a retired civil servant weeks before attacking a second woman has been jailed for at least 40 years....
18:30, 2019-07-18

The Londoner: Entreprepurr Jeremy Hunt backs Larry the Cat In today's Londoner: Fears for Larry the cat / Germans want their own John Bercow / Georgia Toffolo joins team Boris / Nick Clegg sticks out "like a sore thumb"...
18:30, 2019-07-18

Vivo Z1 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Realme 3 Pro vs Samsung M40: Our Pick? Vivo Z1 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Realme 3 Pro vs Samsung M40 Comparison: camera, display, speed test, performance, battery life, price in India compared....
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

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction upheld by appeals court The three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circut also upheld the more than $7.7 million in fines and restitution that a judge imposed on Shkreli last year....
18:45, 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

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

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day coming 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 is being returned home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
19:15, 2019-07-18

Canada's 220,000-bpd Hibernia oil platform halts production for second day after spill Production was shut down for a second day at the 220,000-barrel-per-day Hibernia oil platform off the coast of Atlantic Canada as crews worked to clean up an oil spill into the ocean, Hibernia's largest shareholder ExxonMobil Corp said on Thursday....
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

Buyout firm Arcline Investment to buy Baker Hughes unit Arcline Investment Management, a U.S. private equity firm founded by former Golden Gate dealmaker Rajeev Amara, said on Thursday it would buy a unit of Baker Hughes, General Electric Co's oil-servicing subsidiary....
19:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 3-Morgan Stanley reports drop in profit, but wealth management gains Morgan Stanley reported a drop in quarterly profit Thursday, hit by lower market activity amid global trade tensions and expectations for U.S. interest rate cuts....
19:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 2-Southwest schedules without Boeing 737 MAX until Nov. 2, freezes pilot hiring Southwest Airlines Co joined U.S. rivals on Thursday in cancelling more flights until early November due to the continued grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX, which has also prompted the low-cost carrier to freeze new pilot hiring....
19:15, 2019-07-18

The Strange Guilt Of Changing Jobs In An MMO As I continue to lose myself in the world of Final Fantasy XIV’s latest expansion, writing guides on how new folks can get started and fighting terrifying raid bosses, I’ve also taken the time to experiment with new jobs. I followed my co-worker Mike Fahey’s lead and started the new Dancer job. And ...
19:15, 2019-07-18

io9 Takes You on a Tour Inside San Diego Comic-Con 2019's Show Floor We’re here! San Diego Comic-Con is officially underway, and io9's team is on location to bring you all the coolest news, interviews, panels, cosplay, and videos from SDCC 2019. Let’s kick things off by heading inside the show floor with io9's own Germain Lussier and Beth Elderkin, who made t...
19:15, 2019-07-18

Trevor Noah slams Scarlett Johansson for comments about playing transgender character: ‘Imagery is powerful’ Trevor Noah shared his thoughts on recent comments made by Scarlett Johansson where he criticized the actress for not understanding the “luxury” she has in Hollywood that minorities don’t....
19:15, 2019-07-18

UK opposition leader Corbyn calls remarks by President Trump racist Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the comments by President Donald Trump about four minority Democratic congresswomen are racist and called on the candidates to be the country's next prime minister to use the term....
19:30, 2019-07-18

PS Plus v Xbox Live Gold v Nintendo Switch Online: which one is right for you? In this interconnected age, it can be difficult to keep track of which online subscription service offers the best bang for your buck. While services like Hulu and Netflix are arguably similar, games consoles are a little more varied in their options. Each of the big three consoles has an onlin...
19:30, 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

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. to end after season 7 According to Deadline, Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. will be coming to an end after season seven airs next summer, with show’s official Twitter account sharing a little statement thanking fans and highlighting the fact that it’s “the longest-running Marvel TV series to-date.” That may seem like a ...
19:45, 2019-07-18

Drag performer Latrice Royale is an expert bong architect Since his Rupaul’s Drag Race debut in 2012, Latrice Royale has become almost synonymous with the show, supplying the Emmy-winning series with enough quintessential moments throughout his three-season tenure to justify his own spinoff. Attempting to deny his impact on pop culture is a fool’s errand,...
19:45, 2019-07-18

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

At least 33 people are dead after an arson attack on Kyoto Animation studio An arson attack on the Kyoto Animation studio in Japan has left at least 33 people dead and another 36 injured. The attack occurred Thursday morning after a 41-year-old man walked into Kyoto’s 1st Studio Building in Fujimi Ward, Kyoto City and doused the building with gasoline. It is believed to be ...
19:45, 2019-07-18

New BMW 4 Series Coupe spotted with minimal camouflage Audi A5 rival will arrive in early 2020, packing a range of petrol, diesel and hybrid powertrains The second-generation BMW 4 Series Coupé has been spied with a reduced level of disguise, giving an early hint of the styling of the new two-door Audi A5 Coupe and Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe rival due...
19:45, 2019-07-18

The Jury Said He Killed Her Daughter. She Helped Clear His Name. Something about the confession did not sound right. So an Idaho mother pushed to use the emerging technique of genetic genealogy to find another suspect....
19:45, 2019-07-18

A Playlist to Deter the Homeless: ‘Baby Shark’ and ‘Raining Tacos’ The city of West Palm Beach, Fla., is blaring two maddeningly catchy children’s songs on a loop each night to prevent people from sleeping near an event center....
19:45, 2019-07-18

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz vs. Joshua has two possible dates and two possible venues, Mayweather is “begging” UFC champion for money fight Andy Ruiz Jnr's rematch against Anthony Joshua is set for New York or Cardiff, while Floyd Mayweather wants a boxing match against Khabib Nurmagomedov The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz vs. Joshua has two possible dates and two possible venues, Mayweather is “begging” UFC champion for money fight ap...
20:00, 2019-07-18

Yankees acquire Terrance Gore from Royals With two weeks to go before the trade deadline, the New York Yankees have made another acquisition. However, the move seems more geared towards the final month of the regular season. The Yankees have acquired OF Terrance Gore from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for cash considerations. Gore is n...
20:00, 2019-07-18

Warming climate likely leading to larger California fires Enlarge / The 2018 Camp Fire burned more buildings and claimed more lives than any other fire in California's history. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) The last couple years have seen devastating and record-setting wildfires in California, leaving many in the region to wonder what to expect in the...
20:00, 2019-07-18

Inspiring Participant Amy Says She's "Living a Brave Life" Thanks to Revenge Body Amy brings the heat from day one, so don't underestimate. "I'm an extreme exerciser or I'm nothing. I'm a binge eater or I'm nothing," the 45-year-old......
20:00, 2019-07-18

Saved by the Bell - The Surprising History of Safety Coffins Modern medicine is full of wonders and lifesaving, revolutionary methods - many of which are taken for granted.  ...
20:00, 2019-07-18

China is now a direct ‘peer’ of the U.S. on cyber, says senior law enforcement official China has grown more sophisticated in its cyber capabilities and is now considered a direct "peer" of the United States after years of lagging behind, a senior law enforcement official told Fox News....
20:15, 2019-07-18

FIFA 20 trailer: First gameplay footage, Volta Football and new features revealed Another football season will soon be upon us and that means for gamers, it's time to discover the exciting new details about the upcoming FIFA 20 game....
20:15, 2019-07-18

Britain at risk of 'full-blown' recession as no-deal Brexit looms - as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the Office for Budget Responsibility’s new stress test of the UK economy Newsflash: OBR warns Britain risks ‘full-blown’ recessionHere’s why no-deal would hurtNo-deal Brexit could wipe 2% off GDPBorrowing would rise by £30bnWatch ...
20:15, 2019-07-18

This Price Pattern Can Prepare You for Swift Moves In this episode of ETV, Murray Gunn -- EWI's European Short Term Update Editor -- teaches you about one Elliott wave pattern that can prepare you for explosive moves in your markets....
20:15, 2019-07-18

We Tested 5G Across America. It's Crazy Fast---and a Hot Mess Our columnist went on a multicity 5G testing tour and discovered warm summer temperatures prevent the fifth generation of cellular networking from working well on Samsung’s Galaxy S10 5G phone....
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

Martin Shkreli's Conviction Upheld by Appeals Court A federal appeals court upheld the securities-fraud conviction of Martin Shkreli—the former pharmaceutical executive who became known as the “Pharma Bro.” The appeals court ruled the trial judge correctly instructed jurors....
20:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 2-Trump to meet with airline CEOs on Qatar flights U.S. President Donald Trump planned to meet on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines and Qatar Airways to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
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

Gordon Brown: 'Boris Johnson could be UK's last prime minister' Ex-PM says Johnson’s anti-Europe conservatism is seen in Scotland as anti-ScottishFollow the latest political developments – liveBoris Johnson could be the UK’s last prime minister, Gordon Brown has warned, after the Conservative leadership frontrunner met Scottish MPs to reassure them of his desire...
20:45, 2019-07-18

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

The Flaming Lips: King's Mouth review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Bella Union)After a long spell of indulging in 24-hour jams and Stone Roses covers, Wayne Coyne’s band marshal their psychedelic powers for lush, honed songsBefore we turn to the Flaming Lips’ 15th studio album, it’s worth considering the extremely peculiar path that has brought the Oklahoma trio t...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Does Andrea Arnold's experience on Big Little Lies suggest that auteurs are doomed? When film-makers are lured to the small screen, things don’t always go smoothly – but the situation is barely any better in the movies The first episode in the second season of Big Little Lies was more tellingly titled than most of us could know: What Have They Done? Still, there was high excitement...
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

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

Man who allegedly stole Super Bowl champion's rings stopped with help from 'Pawn Stars' shop An Arizona hotel employee was arrested earlier this month for allegedly stealing the Super Bowl rings of former Washington Redskins offensive lineman Mark May....
20:45, 2019-07-18

Diver Reid seals GB Tokyo spot "Great Britain diver Grace Reid secured a fifth quota place for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics as she qualified for the women\u0027s 3m springboard final."...
21:15, 2019-07-18

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

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced Thursday by Ted Cruz....
21:15, 2019-07-18

Daily on Healthcare: Minimum wage bill would undo waivers for people with disabilities Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
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

Miranda Lambert promotes new single with shirtless video of husband Brendan McLoughlin Miranda Lambert posted a short video of husband Brendan McLoughlin shirtless to promote her new song, "It All Comes Out in the Wash."        ...
21:15, 2019-07-18

US sailor on USS Abraham Lincoln goes overboard in Arabian Sea, search operation underway A U.S. sailor went overboard Wednesday from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, prompting a search operation in the Arabian Seam according to the Fifth Fleet....
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

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

Trump says no decision yet on Turkey sanctions over its Russian purchase U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration has not ruled out imposing sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defense system....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Ukraine's president party builds support days before vote: polls The party of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has extended its lead over other groups, according to polls published three days before parliamentary elections....
21:30, 2019-07-18

U.S. not looking at sanctions on Turkey right now: Trump The United States is not currently looking at sanctions on Turkey after its purchase of Russian air defense systems, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday, a day after the White House said the move made Ankara's presence in the F-35 program impossible....
21:30, 2019-07-18

The Latest: Woods struggles to 7-over 78 Tiger Woods puffed out his cheeks and looked glum after bogeying the last hole for a 7-over 78, his worst opening round at a 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

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

Toys ‘R’ Us plans a cautious comeback with 2 stores this fall The first two new Toys ‘R’ Us stores will open in November as part of a small comeback of the defunct iconic toy chain in the US. Plans for a Toys ‘R’ Us comeback were first reported by The Post in January. Richard Barry, a former Toys ‘R’ Us executive and now CEO...
21:45, 2019-07-18

The Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss and Wife Laura Battle for Full Custody of Son Amid Attack Accusations The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss and estranged pregnant wife Laura Fleiss have begun battling for custody over their son after exchanging accusations of domestic violence. On Tuesday, a......
22:00, 2019-07-18

Pete Davidson Jokes About Condoms, Big Dick Energy and His "Butthole Eyes" Live from Tan France's bed, it's Pete Davidson! It's no secret that the Queer Eye star has developed a solid friendship with the Saturday Night Live comedian. Lucky for fans,......
22:00, 2019-07-18

More than 50 major companies, from Apple to Nintendo, pull production from China because of the trade war But rather than move their operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of these companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
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

Selection Meeting Postponed; Focus Remains On Dhoni, Kohli The meeting was scheduled for Friday but was postponed following Committee of Administrators' (CoA) directive that the chairman of the panel, instead of BCCI secretary, will convene it....
22:00, 2019-07-18

Blackstone's Profit Drops as Private-Equity Portfolio Lags Blackstone’s second-quarter earnings fell as the value of its private-equity portfolio appreciated less than the broader market, but the portion of profits it could return to shareholders ticked up....
22:00, 2019-07-18

Crystal Cathedral reopens as Catholic church California’s famed Crystal Cathedral — once the home of the late evangelical pastor Robert Schuller’s famed “Hour of Power” TV show — has been purchased by the local Catholic diocese and re-dedicated following a two-year, $72.3 million renovation, according to a new report. T...
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

Knife-wielding crook caught on camera swiping $3K from Walgreens A knife-wielding crook dressed as a construction worker was caught on video beating a worker as he robbed $3,000 from the pharmacy at a Bronx Walgreens, police said. The thief walked into a restricted area of the store at East 161st Street and River Avenue and knocked on the door to the back office ...
22:01, 2019-07-18

Berkeley, California eliminates term ‘manhole’ in push to remove gendered language The term “manhole” is being flushed out of a city’s code in an attempt to remove the gendered language. The ultra-liberal California city of Berkeley approved an ordinance Tuesday to rename the metal discs “maintenance holes” during a push for a gender-neutral code, SF ...
22:01, 2019-07-18

Chloe Haines’ Jet2 meltdown caused hijack scare, $105K bill A woman who stormed a cockpit while yelling “I’ll kill you all!” — forcing two fighter jets to intercept the Turkey-bound flight — has been slapped with a $105,000 airline bill, according to reports. Chloe Haines, 25, was accused by British airline Jet2 of a “catalog of aggressive, abusive and...
22:01, 2019-07-18

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

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

Guy making "vroom" sounds over Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift funnier than it has any right to be The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift is an odd movie in the Fast and Furious canon. Tokyo Drift features none of the franchise’s original characters, save for a brief cameo from Vin Diesel, and nearly tanked the entire enterprise before it had the chance to become the billion-dollar behemoth it is ...
22:30, 2019-07-18

Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes go to Hollywood again in the Jay And Silent Bob Reboot trailer We’ll say this about the trailer for Jay And Silent Bob Reboot: Kevin Smith doesn’t seem to have lost his touch for making this exact kind of movie. If you ignore the fact that everyone looks a little older, this could easily be mistaken for a movie that Smith would’ve made in the early 2000s heyday...
22:30, 2019-07-18

Walmart de Mexico reports 2nd qtr net profit up nearly 10% Walmart de Mexico, Mexico's largest retailer, on Thursday reported second quarter net profit of 8.75 billion pesos ($455.8 million), a jump of nearly 10% over the year-earlier period....
22:30, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger -source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divested as a condition of their proposed merger or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping the transaction, a source familiar with the deal said on Thursday....
22:30, 2019-07-18

U.S. tells T-Mobile, Sprint to wrap up divestiture deal -source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that need to be divested or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping their proposed merger, a source familiar with the deal said on Thursday....
22:30, 2019-07-18

Meghan McCain Locates the Real Victim in the Ilhan Omar Nightmare: Meghan McCain Tons of people are outraged about the “send her back!” chants that erupted at Donald Trump’s rally on Wednesday as he attacked Rep. Ilhan Omar, but nobody is more outraged than The View’s Meghan McCain—because Trump and his fans are being so racist and hateful that they’re taking away McCain’s abili...
22:30, 2019-07-18

Celtics seeking Tacko Fall deal with development a ‘high priority’ All eyes were on Tacko Fall during NBA summer league, and the 7-foot-6 sensation may have earned a future with the Celtics. “We’re trying to still get a contract done with Tacko. We haven’t signed him yet,” Celtics general manager Danny Ainge said Thursday on 98.5 FM’s ...
22:45, 2019-07-18

Tony Romo steps out of ‘bubble’ to respond to Peyton Manning criticism Tony Romo took the high road. The former Cowboys quarterback opted not to fire back at Peyton Manning’s jab, insisting he’s merely excelled at broadcasting because of his passion for it, and not because he was focused on it previously. Manning, who passed on a job as a “Monday Night Football&#...
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

In A Twist, Bengals Player Embarrassed By Fan's Crime Police in Florence, Kentucky, are searching for a man allegedly stole a case of beer from a store. At the time, he was barefoot and wore a Bengals jersey, so be on the lookout for a guy who really hates shoes and loudly talks about how happy he is that Marvin Lewis is gone....
23:00, 2019-07-18

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

Here's A Risky But Perfect Tweener Wimbledon is over, but grass court tennis isn’t, even if the experience is not so finely curated. World No. 83 Alexander Bublik is playing at Newport this week. Earlier this year he earned the honor (or curse) of becoming one of Nick Kyrgios’s favorite players on tour after the two goofed through an...
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

Don Mattingly Is Ready For Robot Umpires Marlins manager Don Mattingly watched his team get very nearly no-hit by electrifying Padres ace Chris Paddack Wednesday night, in what would’ve been the first no-hitter in Padres history. Paddack gave up his first hit, a solo dinger to Starlin Castro, in the bottom of the eighth inning, and eventua...
23:00, 2019-07-18

Another app with privacy concerns: TikTok, a popular video app with ties to China The rise of FaceApp has sparked concerns about privacy. Experts say TikTok may pose similar concerns because it is owned by a Chinese tech giant.       ...
23:15, 2019-07-18

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to rein in Wall Street, big banks Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled her vision Thursday for reining in Wall Street corruption, income inequality and private equity "vampires."...
23:15, 2019-07-18

Jon Stewart Calls Rand Paul’s Refusal to Back 9/11 Victim Funding an ‘Abomination’ Just over a month after Jon Stewart passionately called for Congress to pass a bill ensuring that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund never runs out of money, the former Daily Show host is putting Rand Paul on blast for blocking the bill. Stewart appeared on Fox News on Wednesday to call the ...
23:15, 2019-07-18

‘I Believe in My Work.’ How Rep. Ilhan Omar Rose From Refugee to Trump’s Top Target Dahabo Mohamed, a freshman at Richfield High near Minneapolis, is patiently waiting in the school’s auditorium to meet her Congresswoman, Ilhan Omar. Omar has just finished giving remarks to the student body on a Tuesday morning in late May, and the line of students ahead of Mohamed means she ...
23:15, 2019-07-18

Nneka Ogwumike scores 13 of her 22 points in 3rd, Sparks win Nneka Ogwumike scored 13 of her 22 points in a decisive third quarter to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Dallas Wings 69-64       ...
00:00, 2019-07-19

Auburn exudes confidence at SEC Media Days amid hot seat talk and inexperience at quarterback There's reason for optimism at Auburn with its talent returning. But there are questions about Gus Malzahn's future, quarterback and the schedule.       ...
00:00, 2019-07-19

ACC's Coastal Division gets new look with 3 new head coaches The Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division will have a different look with new coaches at Georgia Tech, Miami and North Carolina       ...
00:00, 2019-07-19

People come together to save pod of stranded whales A group of beachgoers and several lifeguards came together to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after they came too close to shore in the US state of Georgia....
00:01, 2019-07-19

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

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif: no information about losing drone Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he was not aware of any downing of an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, after President Donald Trump said a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" one....
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

Argentina brands Hezbollah terrorist organization, freezes assets Argentinian authorities designated Hezbollah, which it blames for two attacks on its soil, a terrorist organization on Thursday and ordered the freezing of the Lebanese Islamist group's assets in the country....
00:15, 2019-07-19

Selma Blair growing 'seemingly sicker' from multiple sclerosis, dreams of horseback riding Despite being "seemingly sicker" from her multiple sclerosis battle, Selma Blair still aims to ride horses again: "I am asking for it all."        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

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

'Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of abusing pregnant wife, demanding she get abortion The pregnant wife of 'Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss has accused Fleiss of domestic violence and demanding she get an abortion.        ...
00:15, 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

A sheriff's office in Colorado will use Galaxy S9s as body cameras Deputies in the Kit Carson County Sheriff's Office in Burlington, Colorado, will soon wear Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphones on their vests. The phones will serve as body cameras and will run on AT&T's LTE-based FirstNet public safety platform. In ad......
00:30, 2019-07-19

US networks improved in early 2019 with help from 5G upgrades Did you have fewer gripes about your cellphone service earlier this year? You're not alone. JD Power's latest US wireless network quality study indicates that the ratio of complaints about call and data performance dropped for every major carrier i......
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

Trio sentenced to death for beheading backpackers in ISIS-inspired slayings Three jihadists were sentenced to death in Morocco for butchering two female Scandinavian backpackers in an ISIS-inspired execution. Ringleader Abdessamad Ejjoud, Younes Ouaziyad and Rachid Afatti were convicted of terror charges Thursday in the trial over the grisly slaughterings back in December. ...
00:30, 2019-07-19

Night shifts, long hours linked to miscarriages and preterm births (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who work nights or long hours may be more likely to have a miscarriage or preterm delivery than mothers with day jobs, a research review suggests....
00:30, 2019-07-19

Trump wants weaker dollar but it could be a hard sell President Donald Trump wants a cheaper dollar, saying earlier this month the United States should match what he says are efforts by other countries to weaken their own currencies - giving them an unfair trade advantage....
00:45, 2019-07-19

Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may face pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be sustainable, analysts said....
00:45, 2019-07-19

What’s a Jellicle, Anyway? Everything You Need to Know About Cats Before the Movie Adaptation The Cats are coming. The film adaptation of the beloved 1981 musical is underway with a star-studded cast — Idris Elba! Taylor Swift! Jennifer Hudson! Judi Dench! (Did we mention Taylor Swift?) — and an expected Dec. 20, 2019 release date. We’re already getting a taste of what̵...
00:45, 2019-07-19

'It: Chapter 2' bloodies Jessica Chastain in horrific new trailer at Comic-Con At Comic-Con, the cast of "It: Chapter 2" teased the horror sequel with a new trailer, and Jessica Chastain regaled the crowd with fake blood stories.        ...
00:45, 2019-07-19

'Top Gun: Maverick' first trailer soars at Comic-Con Tom Cruise surprises Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con as the "Top Gun: Maverick" official trailer soars at the fan conference.        ...
00:45, 2019-07-19

Dressbarn to close 53 stores in August, saying the wind down of the business is 'on target' Ascena on Thursday said the winding down of its Dressbarn business is on target amid chatter the business would be forced to file for bankruptcy to break leases. It said 53 stores are expected to shut by the end of August....
00:45, 2019-07-19

Tom Cruise Takes to the Skies in First Trailer for Top Gun: Maverick Tom Cruise showed up at Paramount Pictures' San Diego Comic-Con 2019 panel at the very end to release the first trailer for his next movie Top Gun: Maverick, the sequel that takes place 34 years after......
00:45, 2019-07-19

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

| 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

Where on Earth Did All the Lexus RX300s Vanish To? In the year 2000, my mother traded in the family’s much-despised Audi A6 wagon (the thing was in the shop every month for some electrical gremlin or another) for a Lexus RX300. Ours was white, not champagne, and today I found myself thinking about where the hell they all went....
02:15, 2019-07-19

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

Top Court Orders Rajeev Saxena To Appear Before AIIMS Medical Board The Supreme Court today allowed Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper scam, to appear before a medical board of AIIMS to get......
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

Every cop in this Alaskan police department has a domestic violence record: report Every cop in one Alaska city has a domestic violence record — including the chief, a shocking new investigation into lax hiring standards at police departments throughout the state has revealed. Understaffed, low-paying departments across the state are so desperate for new recruits that dozens...
02:30, 2019-07-19

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

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale public access: Start date, time and FAQ It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, not #HotGirlSummer. It’s the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2019, which means come Friday, savvy bargain hunters can snag fall’s hottest items at a discount. That’s hundreds of beauty products, leather goods, designer duds — including...
02:30, 2019-07-19

NYC’s coolest museums are open late for cocktails, music and more Why not enjoy your next night out with a side of art? Museums are getting down after hours this summer with live music, dance, movies and themed cocktails. Here’s where the fun is. Coop-tails Every Thursday this summer at 5 p.m., the Cooper Hewitt closes its doors — then opens its terrace and garden...
02:30, 2019-07-19

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

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

Rep. Omar denounces Trump’s ‘fascist rhetoric’ after ‘Send her back!’ rally chant The Minnesota Democrat argued that the president’s call for her to “go back” to her country is aimed not just at her but at all those who come from a similar background....
02:30, 2019-07-19

Trump falsely claims he tried to stop ‘Send her back!’ chants about Rep. Ilhan Omar Trump was the first to say Omar should go back to her country. At the rally, he waited 13 seconds for the chants to die down. Then he kept talking about Omar....
02:30, 2019-07-19

Watch the New Comic-Con Trailer for His Dark Materials, Out This Autumn At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, BBC and HBO released a new trailer for His Dark Materials, the adaptation of the epic fantasy adventure novel trilogy of the same name by Sir Philip Pullman. It is set for......
03:00, 2019-07-19

Genetic study takes research on sex differences to new heights Throughout the animal kingdom, males and females frequently exhibit sexual dimorphism: differences in characteristic traits that often make it easy to tell them apart. In mammals, one of the most common sex-biased traits is size, with males typically being larger than females. This is true in humans...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
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

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

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

Report: Raptors G Lowry undergoes thumb procedure Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry underwent a procedure to repair a tendon in his left thumb, but he still plans on being available for the upcoming FIBA World Cup, ESPN reported....
03:01, 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

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

"One Small Step...": Google Doodle Celebrates 50 Years Of Moon Landing Google Doodle 2019 On Moon Landing: Fifty years ago, NASA's Apollo 11 mission marked mankind's journey to the moon. Google celebrates the 50th anniversary of the mission, which led to the very first......
03:30, 2019-07-19

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

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

$5 Trillion Economy "Isn't Coming Out Of Heaven," Says Pranab Mukherjee Former president Pranab Mukherjee said that the foundations of modern India were laid by our founders who firmly believed in a planned economy, as opposed to today, when the Planning Commission has......
04:15, 2019-07-19

F45 Training apologises over 'body shaming' email which asked customers if they are 'feeling fat and fugly' A popular fitness chain has apologised over claims of "body shaming" after sending an email to customers asking if they were "feeling fat and fugly"....
04:30, 2019-07-19

U.S. Is Bringing Home Suspected ISIS Fighter The U.S. government has taken custody of an American citizen suspected of fighting for Islamic State and is returning him from Syria to stand trial. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently praised Italy for repatriating an Italian foreign fighter....
04:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

Mexico arrests former Pemex security head with allegations of fuel theft The Mexican attorney general's office said on Thursday it had arrested a retired general who was responsible for security at the state oil company Pemex during the previous administration for allegations of fuel theft....
04:45, 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....
04:45, 2019-07-19

REFILE-Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may face pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be sustainable, analysts said....
04:45, 2019-07-19

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

2 Horses Die at Del Mar Racetrack in a Collision During Training A rider was also injured in the accident, which occurred on the second day of the track’s season and followed 30 horse fatalities during the recent meet at Santa Anita Park....
04:45, 2019-07-19

24 Democrats are running for president. Voters and donors like only five of them. There are nearly as many Democrats running for president as there are days in July. With so many choices to choose from, you might be wondering how potential Democratic primary voters are wading through all of the candidates. But as the latest fundraising reports and polling shows, the giant field o...
05:00, 2019-07-19

There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s goin There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s going to play out. The car has been spotted testing in public for ages, there’s been tomes of speculation written about it, and it holds the promise of a new age for the company. I wonder where we have se...
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

Citroen concept's radical wheel design to make production Large wheels are among forward-thinking concept's most prominent design features High-riding 19_19 concept is overtly futuristic, but not entirely unrealistic, according to company boss Linda Jackson The huge wheels of Citroen’s radical 19_19 concept car, built to celebrate the marque’s 100th yea...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Boeing 737 Max Troubles Add Up: $8 Billion and Counting The company, which had already announced $1 billion in costs from the jet’s grounding after two crashes, added $5.6 billion to compensate airlines and $1.7 billion due to a production slowdown....
05:15, 2019-07-19

US-China officials discuss trade, Mnuchin suggests possible in-person talks "Right now we're having principal-level calls and to the extent that it makes sense for us to set up in-person meetings, I would anticipate that we would be doing that," U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Reuters....
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

William Saliba decides to join Arsenal instead of rivals Tottenham Hotspur Saint-Etienne defender set to be first major summer signingSpurs made late effort to hijack €30m (£27m) transferThe young St-Étienne centre-back William Saliba has decided to join Arsenal despite a late attempt by Tottenham to sign the France Under-20 international.Arsenal agreed a five-year deal wi...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Philadelphia to fire 13 police officers after series of racist, discriminatory Facebook posts Examples included posts with the words “Death to Islam,” referring to blacks as “thugs,” and homophobic memes that referenced violence.       ...
05:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

U.S.-China officials discuss trade; Mnuchin eyes possible in-person talks U.S. and Chinese officials spoke by telephone on Thursday as the world's two largest economies seek to end a year-long trade war, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggesting in-person talks could follow....
06:15, 2019-07-19

Oil jumps, Brent up more than 2% after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone Oil prices climbed around 2% on Friday after the U.S. Navy destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows, again raising tensions in the Middle East....
06:15, 2019-07-19

Exclusive: IEA revising oil demand growth forecast down on slowing economy The International Energy Agency (IEA) is reducing its 2019 oil demand forecast due to a slowing global economy amid a U.S.-China trade spat, its executive director said on Thursday....
06:15, 2019-07-19

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

Ilhan Omar Slams Trump as ‘Fascist’ While He Cries ‘Wasn’t Me’ on the ‘Send Her Back’ Chants Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar struck back Thursday against Donald Trump and his “Send her back”-braying fans, saying the raucous catcalls were not so much about her, but about what Trump stands for: fascism....
06:15, 2019-07-19

Barack Obama Gives Urban Alliance Interns the Surprise of Their Lives In his efforts to further cement his status as the coolest former president of all-time, Barack Obama treated students at his Obama Foundation to a special surprise....
06:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

‘Looney Tunes terrorist’ Ashiqul Alam attacked in prison: attorney The self-proclaimed “Looney Tunes terrorist” appeared in court Thursday sporting a black eye, as his attorney explained he’d been the subject of a jailhouse beat-down. “My client was attacked,” defense lawyer James Darrow said of 22-year-old Ashiqul Alam, who’s be...
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

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

As Russian “FaceApp” gobbles up user photos, Schumer asks FBI to investigate Enlarge / The FaceApp application displayed on Apple's App Store. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto) Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has called for a federal investigation into FaceApp, saying the Russian-operated mobile application "could pose national security and privacy risks for ...
06:45, 2019-07-19

Microsoft closes fiscal 2019 with revenue spikes driven by cloud services Enlarge / Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks at the Microsoft Annual Shareholders Meeting in Bellevue, Washington, on November 30, 2016. (credit: Jason Redmond / Getty Images) Microsoft has reported its financial results for the final quarter of the 2019 fiscal year. The tech giant saw notab...
06:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

"Inhumane": Mexico President On Drug Lord El Chapo's Jail Sentence Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman inhumane, while vowing to bring down violence stemming from drug violence by......
07:00, 2019-07-19

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

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

Turn your drone into a flying flamethrower with this $1,500 attachment Growing up in the 90s, the idea of a radio controlled aircraft that spits flames was merely a source of doodles on times table worksheets in school, the sort of thing you wish existed, but were fairly certain you’d never see. As an adult, it seems I’ve manifested this contraption into existence. You...
07:15, 2019-07-19

City of South Tucson couple gets help from KVOA viewers SOUTH TUCSON – News 4 Tucson viewers come through again. A couple who lives in the City of South Tucson experienced a devastating blow when the auto parts they ordered were stolen from their fenced yard after they were delivered. The parts were to repair the air conditioning in their vehicle. The th...
07:15, 2019-07-19

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

4 Your Health: Family life impacts kids with Asthma News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde shares the latest health news in Thurday’s 4 Your Health. Watch the video below to learn more....
07:15, 2019-07-19

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. Preston is being held in custody pending sentencin...
07:15, 2019-07-19

The Latest: Epstein denied bail in sex trafficking case FILE – In this July 30, 2008, file photo, Jeffrey Epstein, center, appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla. At the center of Epstein’s secluded New Mexico ranch sits a sprawling residence the financier built decades ago, complete with plans for a 4,000-square-foot (372-square-meter) cou...
07:15, 2019-07-19

South Korean Man Sets Himself on Fire at Japanese Embassy in Seoul The Japanese embassy has been the site of passionate protests, especially now that Tokyo is curtailing exports of materials vital to South Korea’s high-tech products....
07:15, 2019-07-19

Explosion outside Kabul University kills 2, wounds 10 Police and health officials say a powerful bomb has exploded outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital, killing two people and injuring another 10...
07:15, 2019-07-19

What are the differences between naproxen and ibuprofen? Naproxen and ibuprofen are anti-inflammatory, pain relieving drugs. This article looks at their similarities and differences, including their uses, side effects, and drug interactions....
07:30, 2019-07-19

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
07:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates on July 30 and 31 were drawn at random and announced on Thursday night by CNN, the network hosting the contest. On the first night of the debates the candid...
07:45, 2019-07-19

Time magazine to put sponsored content on cover Time magazine is running a sponsored cover on the issue dated July 29 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, marking a rare commercial intrusion onto a cover of the venerable magazine. In small type, the cover carries the commercial message, “Brought to you by Jimmy D...
07:45, 2019-07-19

Loki is joining 'Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3' for Switch The latest entry in the Marvel Ultimate Alliance franchise is dropping for the Nintendo Switch today, July 19th, and it comes with a nice surprise for fans of the god of mischief. Loki is joining MUA 3: The Black Order as a playable character from da......
07:45, 2019-07-19

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

Paul Singer retreats on price of yet another buyout bid Yet another bold buyout engineered by Paul Singer is in danger of fizzling. The hard-charging billionaire’s activist hedge fund Elliott Management has slashed the price of its takeover bid for energy company QEP Resources, throwing the $2 billion deal into doubt, The Post has learned. Elliott — famo...
08:00, 2019-07-19

MLB roundup: Strasburg knocks in 5, earns 12th win Stephen Strasburg did it all for the visiting Washington Nationals on Thursday, earning his National League-leading 12th win, hitting a three-run homer and driving in five runs in a 13-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves....
08:00, 2019-07-19

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

Athletics: Taylor fears for triple jump as Diamond League changes As athletics' Diamond League prepares to create a trimmer look for 2020, Christian Taylor worries about the future of the event in which he has won five gold medals....
08:00, 2019-07-19

Hikers' murder: 3 men sentenced to death Three men have been sentenced to death over the murder of two young Scandinavian women in Morocco, the lawyer for one of the victim's family confirmed Thursday....
08:30, 2019-07-19

Kabul University hit by deadly bomb blast The explosion took place as a number of students were waiting to sit an exam at Afghanistan's oldest and largest university. At least four people were killed and 16 were injured....
08:30, 2019-07-19

Anyone’s Game: These Middle School Talent Show Judges Can’t Decide Which Of The Fat-Kid-And-Janitor Duos Who Tap-Danced ‘You’ve Got A Friend In Me’ Should Win First Place It’s rare that there are so many great acts in a talent show that it’s difficult to choose a winner, but that’s precisely the case in today’s competition at Timberlane Middle School in Pennington, New Jersey: The faculty members judging the talent show can’t decide which of the fat-kid-and-janitor d...
08:30, 2019-07-19

House chaplain prays to cast out ‘spirits of darkness’ from Congress At least he didn’t do an exorcism. After chaotic debates on Capitol Hill this week, the Chaplain of the House of Representatives on Thursday prayed to “cast out all spirits of darkness” from the chamber. “This has been a difficult and contentious week in which darker spirits ...
08:45, 2019-07-19

Atari founder will debut an intriguing new board game at Comic-Con Nolan Bushnell’s famous dictum about what makes for a great game is that it should be “easy to learn, difficult to master.” The Atari co-founder has told me that on more than one occasion, and it’s the mantra he used to turn the retro video game company he once led into a sho...
09:15, 2019-07-19

Patients are transforming from passive recipients of healthcare services to active participants in their own health (TGT, CVS, WMT) 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. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence The consumerization of healthcare —...
09:15, 2019-07-19

Three ways brands can benefit from adopting voice technology (AAPL, AMZN, GOOGL, MSFT) Voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa, Google's Assistant, Apple's Siri, and Microsoft's Cortana, are pegged to trigger a widespread transformation across the retail industry in the years to come. The current interest in, and adoption of, voice assistants for commerce is being driven by recent techn...
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

Trump says a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone that flew dangerously close Reuters/Louis Nastro President Donald Trump announced that the US shot down and "destroyed" an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday. The Pentagon confirmed the news to INSIDER. The Pentagon did not immediately say how the drone was destroyed, but CNN reported that the ship had used e...
09:15, 2019-07-19

Here's the star-studded cast of the 'Cats' movie and who they're playing Universal Pictures released the first trailer for its "Cats" movie Thursday night and it's a star-studded event. From Taylor Swift to Sir Ian McAllen, INSIDER rounded up the larger-than-life cast that will bring the Broadway musical to life. Universal Pictures is bringing "Cats," one of the longest...
09:15, 2019-07-19

Public sector workers to receive biggest pay rise in six years Public sector workers including teachers, soldiers and police officers will reportedly be given pay rises above inflation as part of new government plans....
09:30, 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

Blast Near Kabul University Kills 6, Injures 27: Official An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed six people and injured at least 27 as students waited to take an examination, officials said....
09:30, 2019-07-19

Tlaib, AOC grill McAleenan over treatment of migrants detained at US-Mexico border Progressive lawmakers grilled a top Trump administration official Thursday about family separations at the border, with one member of the so-called "squad" accusing him of wanting to prolong the detention of children, which he denied....
10:00, 2019-07-19

Farmers celebrate proposed changes to nation's migrant farmworker program American farmers might be able to import labor from other countries more efficiently under a new proposal to change the U.S. Department of Labor's controversial migrant farmworker program....
10:15, 2019-07-19

From houndstooth trousers to Mr Motivator’s leotards, pattern is always a delight | Hannah Jane Parkinson I would find it difficult to muddle through life without beautiful, artistic patternsThere’s a Mary Quant exhibition on at the V&A at the moment, which, if you’re able to, I would urge you to visit. If not, and you are more talented with a sewing machine than I am, the website has downloadable sewin...
10:15, 2019-07-19

Adam Gase has no excuse not to deliver Jets glory As training camp approaches next week, Post NFL columnist Steve Serby looks at the biggest characters in the world of the Jets and Giants. The Jets’ dream of course, is Adam Gase showing up in his second crack at head coach as Sean McVay. It is probably an improbable dream, because McVay is in a......
10:30, 2019-07-19

Brooklyn man dies after sucker punch, NYPD searches for suspect The New York City Police Department on Thursday released surveillance footage they say shows the suspect they believe threw a fatal sucker punch that led to a man's death on a Brooklyn boardwalk earlier this month....
10:45, 2019-07-19

'Firebird' roller coaster jams at Six Flags park near DC; all passengers escorted to safety Passengers had to be escorted off of a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Maryland on Thursday after the ride reportedly became stuck at the top of a hill....
10:45, 2019-07-19

Chicago woman, daughter charged with killing baby cut from teenager's womb with butcher knife A Chicago woman and her daughter, accused of strangling a teenage mom, cutting the unborn child from her womb and claiming it as their own, were charged with first-degree murder Thursday in the death of the infant. ...
10:45, 2019-07-19

13 Pa. police officers to be fired over offensive Facebook posts Thirteen officers in Pennsylvania will be fired following an investigation into racist and offensive Facebook posts, the Philadelphia police commissioner announced on Thursday....
10:45, 2019-07-19

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student gets life in prison in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar After a federal jury said Thursday that its members had failed to agree on the death penalty, a former University of Illinois doctoral student drew a lifetime prison sentence for the rape and murder of a 26-year-old scholar from China he abducted from a bus stop near campus in 2017....
10:45, 2019-07-19

Russian tainted oil suspect seeking political asylum in Lithuania Roman Ruzhechko, a suspect in a Russian probe into a major oil pipeline contamination earlier this year, has asked for political asylum in Lithuania, a Vilnius district court spokesman told Reuters on Friday....
11:15, 2019-07-19

Dutch state partly liable for Srebrenica deaths: Supreme Court The Supreme Court of the Netherlands upheld on Friday an earlier ruling that found the Dutch state partly liable for the deaths in 1995 of 350 Bosnian Muslim men who were expelled from a U.N. base and executed at Srebrenica by Bosnian Serb forces....
11:15, 2019-07-19

Suspected arsonist believed his novel was stolen by Japanese studio: media A man suspected of torching an animation studio in Japan, killing 33 people in the country's worst mass killing in two decades, planned the attack because he believed his novel had been plagiarized, media said on Friday....
11:15, 2019-07-19

NPD: Nintendo Switch outsold PlayStation and Xbox in June Nintendo Switch has outsold Xbox One and PlayStation 4 once again, and it is likely going to continue that streak throughout the rest of the year.Read More...
11:30, 2019-07-19

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

Oyo founder to buy back $2 billion worth stake in SoftBank-backed Indian co Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to biggest investor SoftBank Corp ....
11:30, 2019-07-19

PepsiCo offers $1.7 billion to buy South Africa's Pioneer Foods PepsiCo has made a $1.7 billion offer to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food Group the companies said on Friday, boosting the target's shares by nearly 30%....
11:30, 2019-07-19

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

As Trump wages a race war, intellectual nationalists try to keep pace Set against Trump, the efforts of a coterie of nationalist intellectuals seem like an attempt to put a rather rickety cart before a particularly ornery horse....
11:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

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

Mumbai Police Joins Mission Mangal Meme Madness With Post On Road Safety The trailer of Mission Mangal, released on Thursday, has already inspired hundreds of memes. Now, Mumbai Police, famous for its topical posts, has joined the meme madness....
12:00, 2019-07-19

Tetris Effect review – makes your skin tingle and your mind hum PC, PlayStation 4; Monstars/Resonair/EnhanceThis euphoric puzzle game pleasurably hijacks your neural pathways (and your emotions)There’s a phenomenon in video games that people call “the zone”: a state of mind-body oneness where your reflexes and senses feel that they are operating without consciou...
12:15, 2019-07-19

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

Cooking Tips: How To Make Restaurant-Style Hakka Noodles At Home (Recipe Video Inside) Noodles, popularly known as chowmein in India, may have been introduced in India by Chinese traders but it has become very much a part of India's gastronomy landscape now....
12:15, 2019-07-19

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

South African corruption inquiry adjourned to try to convince Zuma to testify further South Africa's deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo adjourned a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday to try to find a way to persuade former President Jacob Zuma to continue giving testimony....
12:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

Mauricio Pochettino ready to get Tottenham firing and lift the mood after Champions League heartbreak Defeat in the Champions League Final still weighs heavy on Tottenham and neither Mauricio Pochettino nor Harry Kane attempted to conceal their lingering pain at the start of the club's pre-season tour....
12:45, 2019-07-19

iZombie drags its final season into place with "Killer Queen" After last week’s gimmick episode, “Killer Queen” wastes no time getting iZombie’s many moving parts back into place. The episode jumps right back into action with Ravi and Liv narrowly escaping after they discover Martin’s basement zombies. Until now, iZombie hasn’t done a great job balancing Liv’s...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Your eyeballs are not ready for the horrors within the Cats trailer Behold...a cinematic adaptation of one of the most dizzyingly atrocious musicals of all time. Tremble...at the very famous people transformed, via some Cronenbergian VFX wizardry, into animals of the feline persuasion. Bear witness...to the horrors of the unnatural feline-people as they sing and dan...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Read This: Streaming might have inadvertently killed the randomly aired film for cable You’ll find no shortage of season Hollywood types equipped with their torches and pitchforks, all too prepared to blame Netflix for the woes of the film industry. It’s unfair, really: Streaming has provided a viable platform for films that would likely have a harder time getting greenlit by major st...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Japan Is Among the World’s Safest Countries, Though It Has a Grisly Record of Mass Violence A 41-year-old man shouting “you die!” ran into an anime studio in Kyoto and set it ablaze Thursday morning, killing 33 people and injuring 36 others. Police said the man sprayed sprayed an unidentified liquid accelerant before starting the fire, according to the Associated Press. The vio...
13:00, 2019-07-19

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

Man who raped and killed British teen in Goa jailed for 10 years A man convicted of the rape and murder of British teenager Scarlett Keeling in Goa, India, has been sentenced to "10 years of rigorous imprisonment"....
13:15, 2019-07-19

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

Typewriter Review: Is Sujoy Ghosh's Netflix Horror Series India's Stranger Things? Typewriter, the latest Netflix web series from India, follows a bunch of kids as they try to capture a ghost in a haunted house in small-town Goa. Sujoy Ghosh is the director....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Microsoft Surface Growth Surprises as Xbox Sales Disappoint Microsoft on Thursday posted quarterly earnings that trounced expectations, citing growth in partnerships with companies on technology and cloud computing services....
13:15, 2019-07-19

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

Stevenage car crash: Witnesses describe horrific aftermath of car crash that left 17 injured A woman had to be carried to safety by four people after she was left unable to walk after a horror crash during a car meet event in Stevenage, the event's organiser said today....
13:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

Qualcomm will appeal €242m EU fine Qualcomm will appeal a €242 million fine handed out by the European Commission (EC) for the abuse of its dominant position in the 3G baseband chip market between 2009 and 2011.A ten-year investigation concluded Qualcomm had sold chips below cost to Huawei and ZTE over a two-year period in ord...
13:30, 2019-07-19

Bletchley Park’s codebreakers still have lessons to teach The breaking of the Enigma code is rightly considered one of the triumphs of the Allied war effort. This landmark feat marked a significant turning point in the conflict, saving thousands of lives, and bringing the Second World War to earlier end, in no small part thanks to the genius of Alan T...
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

Jacinda Ardern Flies Commercial After Snag Hits Air Force Plane New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was forced to fly home on a commercial flight on Friday after a technical snag hit her air force plane, following a two-day trip to Australia, where she spoke......
13:45, 2019-07-19

De Ligt 'wanted to join Juventus even before Ronaldo chat' "Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt had made up his mind to join the Serie A champions even before Cristiano Ronaldo asked him about a potential move to Italy, the teenager said on Friday."...
14:15, 2019-07-19

Dennis offers no explanation for mystery Tour withdrawal "Rohan Dennis said he \"reluctantly\" withdrew from the Tour de France on Thursday but provided little indication as to why he left the race and went off the radar for over an hour."...
14:15, 2019-07-19

Pochettino: ‘Tottenham are an example to other clubs’ "Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says his side are an example to other clubs after defying expectations to establish themselves in the top four."...
14:15, 2019-07-19

Wirecard to handle card payments for ALDI supermarket chains Wirecard, the German payments company, said on Friday it had signed an agreement with supermarket chains ALDI Nord and ALDI Sued to process card payments at all their stores in the country....
14:15, 2019-07-19

Owl Rock's IPO Boosts Niche Market Asset manager Owl Rock’s business development company, with a valuation of about $6 billion, highlights the growth potential for private debt markets as institutional investors expand to remote corners of Wall Street....
14:30, 2019-07-19

U.S. House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
14:30, 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

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

Debt-laden Anheuser-Busch InBev's stock jumps after it agrees to sell its Australian unit Shares of Anheuser-Busch InBev jumped Friday morning after the company confirmed the sale of its Australian business, a week after it called off the initial public offering of its Asian business....
14:30, 2019-07-19

Novartis's older MS drug Gilenya wins Chinese approval Novartis's Gilenya multiple sclerosis drug has won approval in China, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday, as the company expands further into the world's most-populous country's growing healthcare sector....
14:30, 2019-07-19

Could Camden's climate assembly help fix democracy too? At meeting of randomly selected local people there are differing views but a respectful toneIn an airless library in north London, 56 people are trying to help fix not one global crisis but two. There are students and builders, a civil servant, an entrepreneur, a restaurateur, a support worker. Ther...
14:30, 2019-07-19

Blessed be the fruit! 'Handmaid's Tale' stars Bradley Whitford, Amy Landecker are hitched With a nod to "The Handmaid's Tale," Amy Landecker announced on Instagram that she is "of Bradley," elopement style.        ...
14:45, 2019-07-19

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "go back" to where they came from....
14:45, 2019-07-19

Foreign-Owned Banks’ Results Could Sweeten Further Under Tax Law Large U.S. financial institutions reaped a windfall from the 2017 Trump tax cuts. Now foreign banks are pushing for favorable treatment from Treasury....
15:30, 2019-07-19

Haas seeking a "solution" to stop Formula 1 drivers clashing Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner says he must come up with a "solution" to his clashing drivers because team instructions are not getting through to them...
15:30, 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

Central American Migrants Are 'Voting With Their Feet' Despite U.S. Threats Trump administration aid cuts to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador aren’t slowing migration because the billions of dollars in remittances that migrants in the U.S. send back home dwarf any official assistance....
15:45, 2019-07-19

Cambodia probes Chinese firm over illegal waste imports Cambodia is investigating a locally based Chinese firm for illegally importing around 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste from the United States and Canada, the Southeast Asian country's customs chief told Reuters on Friday....
16:00, 2019-07-19

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

California 'Daffodil Hill' closing because of overtourism McLaughlin's Daffodil Hill, a field of beautiful yellow and white flowers outside of California's state capital of Sacramento, has announced that it will be closing indefinitely due to fallout from its unexpected popularity on social media....
16:00, 2019-07-19

Dangerous heat wave on east coast puts big-money Haskell Invitational horse race in doubt The heat index is expected to be over 100 degrees on Saturday at Monmouth Park, but track officials are still planning to race.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Ryan Day bringing 'laid-back' approach as he succeeds legend Urban Meyer at Ohio State Ohio State coach Ryan Day discussed replacing Urban Meyer and trying to find a new quarterback during his first Big Ten media day.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, deadline watch LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, Stroman and Minor being watched, Eovaldi set to rejoin Red Sox, Montgomery finally pitches for Royals       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Why the Rockies aren’t exactly who you think they are With Colorado in town this weekend to play the Yankees at the Stadium, it is important that bettors review the real-world dynamics of this Rockies roster. As we discussed recently when looking at all the Overs at Coors Field (now 12-5 the past 17 games despite very high totals), the Rockies are not ...
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

Watch: Ellie Kemper suggests 'The Office' reunion episode Ellie Kemper, who played Erin Hannon on "The Office," discussed the possibility of a reboot and former co-star John Krasinski on "Watch What Happens Live."...
16:45, 2019-07-19

Biggest Mafia bust in Ontario, Canada, nets 15 arrests, $33 million worth of homes and cars A Mafia bust—believed to be the biggest in the Canadian province of Ontario—has resulted in 15 arrests and the seizure of homes and sports cars worth $33 million....
16:45, 2019-07-19

Apollo 11’s Michael Collins Narrates Google Doodle for 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Google got some help from someone who was there: Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins. Collins did not leave any boot prints on the moon, but he was “the ticket home” the the men who did, he told TIME in a recent interview. While Neil...
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

Vietnam says Chinese oil survey vessels violated its sovereignty Vietnam said on Friday a Chinese oil survey vessel and its escorts had conducted activities in Vietnam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf that violated its sovereignty....
16:45, 2019-07-19

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

NVIDIA revamps Moon landing recreation in time for Apollo 11's 50th You knew NVIDIA couldn't resist reviving its GPU-based Apollo 11 recreation for the Moon landing's 50th anniversary. Sure enough, the tech firm has updated the demo to take advantage of its RTX ray tracing technology, allowing a more faithful rendit......
17:00, 2019-07-19

Woods to miss cut despite improved round A battling Tiger Woods rediscovered some of the old magic at the British Open on Friday but the American will be packing for home after failing to make the cut at Royal Portrush....
17:00, 2019-07-19

UN stands in solidarity with Japan following deadly arson attack at leading animation studio in Kyoto UN chief António Guterres said on Friday he was “deeply saddened” at the death of at least 33 people inside a popular Japanese animation studio, in the city of Kyoto, following an arson attack that constitutes one of the worst mass-killings in the nation’s history. ...
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

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

Gold Bond Scheme To Open Next In August And September. How To Invest Gold bond scheme: Sovereign Gold Bond is a certificate scheme in which the Reserve Bank of India issues bonds on behalf of Government of India, through scheduled commercial banks, Stock Holding......
17:15, 2019-07-19

SBI ATM Rules: Free Transactions, Withdrawal Limit, Other Details Here SBI Debit Card: SBI customers can generate request for a cheque book, make bill payments, register for mobile banking and IMPS service using SBI ATM....
17:15, 2019-07-19

Satoshi Nakamoto left Bitcoin because of the CIA, a theory Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency world. Bitcoin‘s pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto has been noticeably absent for most of its existence. There’s been many attempts to reveal their true identity, ...
17:15, 2019-07-19

Train how to earn $100K a year as an ethical hacker with this $15 course With average salaries ranging into six figures in many areas, a certified professional who knows how to find computer system vulnerabilities and protect them is all but guaranteed a healthy living these days. Join the ranks of the cyber defenders with the training in The Complete Ethical Hacking Cer...
17:15, 2019-07-19

CHEAP: Tell 360 degree tales of your adventures with $300 off GoPro Fusion Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! So, it’s Friday today. What are your weekend plans? Are you going to be an honorary member of the sloth family and spend the entire weekend on the couch eating fried food and watching Netflix? Or are you heading ...
17:15, 2019-07-19

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

200M across US brace for record heatwave; NYC orders tall buildings to raise temps to avoid another blackout More than 200 million Americans in parts of the central and eastern U.S. will experience temperature indexes of over 100 degrees Fahrenheit as a heat wave is expected to slam at least 29 states over the weekend.  ...
17:15, 2019-07-19

Convicted murderer, 77, deemed too old to be a threat, fatally stabbed woman in front of her children A man who served decades in prison for stabbing his wife 14 times in front of her daughter was convicted Wednesday in a nearly identical crime — stabbing a woman at least 11 times while her twin children watched....
17:15, 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

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at mimicking human speech....
18:00, 2019-07-19

Is the future of vacations subscription based? We subscribe to streaming services and even grocery deliveries — but what about vacations? Package trips are more commonly associated with families — however one business has reinvented the model with a millennial twist and it's been described as the "Netflix of travel."...
18:01, 2019-07-19

Gears 5 Tech Test Time: UK Start Times, How to download and play the Gears 5 beta? The Coalition and Xbox will be rolling out a beta test for Gears 5 this weekend - here's everything you need to know about being able to access the game and getting your hands on the Xbox exclusive early....
18:15, 2019-07-19

NASA's plan to return to the moon with Project Artemis On July 21, 1969, the first humans set foot on the moon. With Neil Armstrong's simple words, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," the world changed irrevocably. For a few hours, we existed on multiple worlds. That was fifty years ago......
18:15, 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

NFL will not punish Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill over child abuse allegations after investigation Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill won’t face a suspension over allegations of child abuse after a four-month NFL investigation.       ...
18:30, 2019-07-19

Ex-Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke       ...
18:30, 2019-07-19

Hittin’ the trails – Box Camp TUCSON – This weekend would be a wonderful opportunity to hit the trails up on Mount Lemmon! One trail in particular is a challenge at times but worth the views! You can access the Box Camp Trail either at Sabino Canyon or up on Mount Lemmon! The first thing you’ll notice are flat rocky areas ...
18:30, 2019-07-19

Angela Merkel says she rejects Trump’s racist remarks, stands ‘in solidarity’ with Ilhan Omar The German chancellor is the latest foreign official to condemn President Trump's comments and show her support for the Somali-born U.S. congresswoman....
18:30, 2019-07-19

Syngenta profits hit by U.S./China trade wars, bad weather Agricultural chemical maker Syngenta on Friday reported a 34% fall in first-half net income, showing the impact of U.S. trade disputes with China and Mexico as well as bad weather in some of its markets....
18:30, 2019-07-19

Is FaceApp safe? A deeper look at the viral hit If you’ve been on Facebook, Twitter or pretty much any other social medium in the last few days then you can’t have failed to notice it - FaceApp is everywhere. Despite launching way back in January 2017, the app has suddenly received a new lease of viral life. But as quickly...
18:30, 2019-07-19

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

UPDATE 4-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Oilfield firm Schlumberger NV on Friday named Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch as its chief executive as the company looks to shore up its world-leading position in oil and gas technology services....
18:45, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 2-Health Canada to keep importing Kaleo's epinephrine shot amid shortages The Canadian health regulator said on Friday it would keep importing U.S.-based Kaleo Inc's epinephrine auto-injectors and expects adequate supply of the devices in the country over the coming months....
18:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

Athens residents flee as strong earthquake shakes Greek capital No immediate news on injuries or damage after 5.3-magnitude quake rattles southern GreeceA strong earthquake has struck near Athens, causing residents of the Greek capital to run into the streets.The city’s Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquake a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 but the US Geolog...
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

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

Donald Trump is the archetypal far-right charismatic leader. But his magic won’t last | Paul Jackson The US president’s extreme rhetoric appeals to his supporters. But they will lose interest because his aims are unattainableFirst “Lock her up!” and “Build that wall!”, now “Send her back!”. Donald Trump’s record of using such slogans to normalise misogyny and stoke prejudice has become exhaustive, ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Talking Horses: does horse racing really face an 'existential threat'? The sport is in a ‘dangerous moment’ according to a former betting executive and the 2005 Gambling Act is a chief factorThe internal combustion engine, powered flight, electricity, universal suffrage and two world wars are just a few of the transformative inventions, discoveries and events which hav...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Manholes or maintenance holes? The city rejecting gendered language The city council in Berkeley, California, is removing terms like ‘maiden’ and ‘manpower’ from its municipal code“Mankind”, “manmade”, “he” as a generic pronoun: English words may not be designated masculine or feminine, but the language still bears the mark of patriarchy. With a bit of care, however...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Iowa executive was not sacked for loving Tupac Shakur, says governor Kim Reynolds says a ‘number of factors’ were behind the dismissal of state human services chief Jerry FoxhovenThe governor of Iowa has denied firing a senior executive because he sent emails to staff praising Tupac Shakur and exhorting them to listen to the late rapper’s lyrics.Kim Reynolds’s decisi...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Iran denies Trump claim that US destroyed drone over Gulf Heightened tensions between countries comes as Gibraltar court extends detention of Iranian shipTensions between Iran and the west have deepened after Tehran denied a US warship had brought down one of its drones and a Gibraltar court extended the detention of an Iranian ship seized by Royal Marines...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Jacob Zuma refuses to testify before major corruption inquiry Former South African president claims he was treated unfairly during cross-examination The former South African president Jacob Zuma has refused to testify before a major corruption inquiry, claiming he was being questioned unfairly.Zuma was scheduled to give evidence throughout the week. But when t...
18:45, 2019-07-19

South African army sent into townships to curb gang violence Move follows thousands of deaths in Cape Flats, but critics say it will not address causesSoldiers have begun patrolling poor neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Cape Town in a controversial move aimed at curbing gang violence.The South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, signed off last week on the ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

'Too painful': Kyoto anime fans join prime ministers in mourning fire victims Sense of loss spreads beyond fans of the genre as Justin Trudeau and Tim Cook voice their shock“I have watched animation since I was a student, and this was a terrible event,” says Jun Shin, a 30-year-old fan from Osaka who visited the site of the Kyoto Animation fire in Japan to say a prayer. “I wa...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Donald Trump said he tried to stop the 'send her back' chants ... but did he? - video Donald Trump claimed Thursday he tried to stop his supporters chanting 'send her back' after he assailed Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar who he's suggested should leave the US. The chant came after he recited a litany of complaints about Omar of Minnesota, who fled to the US as a child with her ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

343 NYC firefighters died on 9/11. Since then, 200 have died from Ground Zero-related illnesses Richard Driscoll died a day after fellow firefighter Kevin Nolan. They rushed to the World Trade Center on 9/11 and since suffered related illnesses.        ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

'The dead zone': Drinking water in these major cities may soon become toxic Cleveland and Toledo face an overwhelming issue of toxic water along their shores and very possibly in their water systems.        ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

200th New York firefighter dies from 9/11-related illness as funding debate rages on The number of firefighters who have died from illness stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now at 200.        ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self after being served divorce papers, police say The Marshall County sheriff said that Carl Robinson shot his wife LaToya Thompson at the clinic where she worked before fatally shooting himself.        ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

A conspiracy, a crash and a capture: Five theories about Amelia Earhart's disappearance While she was officially declared dead two years after her disappearance, that has not stopped speculations about her fate.        ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Rep. Dusty Johnson: Madam Speaker, bring USMCA to the floor ASAP Both in South Dakota and in Washington, I repeatedly hear the same thing: Support free trade but hold bad actors accountable. As Americans, our innovation and ambition has allowed us to compete and succeed in a global market, but the playing field should be even. South Dakota has benefited greatly f...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Battle for union members goes to the states The Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus v. AFSCME ruling, expected to be a major blow to public sector unions, has set off a battle at the state level between government unions and conservative groups over for workers' hearts and minds....
18:45, 2019-07-19

Gibraltar court OKs government request to continue detaining Iran tanker The Gibraltar government has successfully renewed the detention of an Iranian supertanker for another 30 days, under suspicion that it violated European Union sanctions....
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

Sensational Alaphilippe extends lead with superb time trial "Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe put in a historic performance in the individual time trial in Pau to win Stage 13 ahead of Welshman Geraint Thomas and extend his vice-like grip on the race lead on the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France’s yellow jersey."...
19:00, 2019-07-19

Should books include credits like films? Books are generally presented as the work of one person, but almost 60 others worked on mine. But will readers care enough to read about them?We writers lead a necessarily solitary life – at least, that’s what we like to think. Though the act of writing can involve lots of lonesome glaring at an ope...
19:30, 2019-07-19

Eve: 'I thought of rap as a sisterhood. It was not like that' As she launches her first album in six years, Eve talks about life at the top of the 00s rap scene – and educating her white, British billionaire husband about life as a black womanOn a balmy night in Paris recently, Eve found herself hiding in the corner of a nightclub. The opening bars of her 2001...
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

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

American Inventiveness Strikes Again With Digital Fur Technology A bit from Jerry Seinfeld mocks scientists dedicating years to the development of seedless watermelon. He would have a field day with the innovation behind the real-life movie adaptation of “Cats.”...
19:30, 2019-07-19

Stocks Rise Amid Hopes for Rate Cut U.S. stocks rose, brushing off a mixed bag of earnings reports as investors instead focused on central-bank comments that seemed to strengthen the case for an interest-rate cut....
19:30, 2019-07-19

Google tries to reassure gamers it’s behind Stadia for the long haul Enlarge / A Google Stadia controller sits behind glass with a mock-up of a retro game store. (credit: Kyle Orland) In a Reddit AMA yesterday, Google Stadia Director of Product Andrey Doronichev provided a few more tidbits about what features will and will not be available when the streaming game s...
19:30, 2019-07-19

Journey creator’s Sky debuts on iPhone and iPad Sky has a beautiful, dreamy, and minimalist art style. [credit: Samuel Axon ] This week marks the launch of Sky: Children of Light, a game from famed designer Jenova Chen and beloved studio ...
19:30, 2019-07-19

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

|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

|OldMutual:Moyocan’tbereinstated,companywillbe'ultimateloser' Advocate Hamilton Maenetje the loss of confidence in former CEO Peter Moyo came from how he handled a conflict of interest and as oppose to his position in both Old Mutual and NMT Capital, which he had declared....
19:45, 2019-07-19

Why we're dying to see Marvel reload its 'Avengers' starpower at Comic-Con Marvel reveals what's next when its superhero stars take the stage at Comic-Con. That needs to include filling the void left by two key personalities.        ...
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

Europa League Qualifying, Of All Places, Has Given Us The Goal Of The Summer While most of the soccer happening right now is friendlies, MLS, and the African Cup of Nations (the final of which takes place later today), the beginning of the long marathon towards the Europa League group stages is in full swing. And already, Hamed Koné, an Ivorian striker who just joined Maltes...
19:45, 2019-07-19

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

'Stranger Things' breakout star Priah Ferguson on Season 3 and her 'cool stunts' Priah Ferguson, "Stranger Things" Season 3's breakout star as Erica Sinclair, chatted about her character, the '80s and the other young stars.        ...
19:45, 2019-07-19

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition packs unique trim and kit British brand celebrates the launch of its new luxury saloon with £200,000 limited-edition variant Bentley has revealed the limited-run First Edition version of its new Flying Spur saloon, which includes unique design elements to mark it out from the standard model.  The model is expected to be ava...
20:00, 2019-07-19

Democrats hope Mueller testimony will put bright spotlight on Trump’s efforts to derail investigation When the former special counsel appears on Capitol Hill next week, House lawmakers believe he could be a powerful narrator of possible efforts by the president to obstruct the probe....
20:00, 2019-07-19

No, Joe Biden's healthcare plan won't let you keep your private insurance This week, Joe Biden released his healthcare plan. The proposal aims to "protect and build on Obamacare," most notably by creating a public option, which would allow anyone to buy into a government-sponsored plan....
20:00, 2019-07-19

The 2020 Corvette Uses GPS and Hydraulics to Automatically Lift the Car Over Speed Bumps The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette has a lot going for it between the mid-engine configuration, the 495 horsepower V8, the eight-speed dual-clutch transmission, and, of course, the price. But one feature worth talking about is the hydraulically-actuated front suspension lift.Read more......
20:15, 2019-07-19

Finally Make the Switch to Sonicare For Just $35 I’m not a consistent flosser, and more often than not, I only brush my teeth once per day. It’s gross, I know. But you know what? My dentist always compliments me on my clean teeth, and I’ve never had a cavity, and I’m pretty sure my secret has been using a Sonicare toothbrush.Read more......
20:15, 2019-07-19

The Mediocrity of Batwoman Also Feels Like One of Its Biggest Strengths It’s difficult to critique the pilot of Batwoman. There are certainly issues with it. There are criticisms to spare. But there’s something powerfully unique about the CW’s latest superhero show and it makes it really difficult to get too bogged down in the faults. This is the first solo superhero se...
20:15, 2019-07-19

75 Years After World War II Theft, a Painting Returns to Italy Italy successfully pressed the heirs of a German soldier who had stolen a painting to give it back, with a little help from diplomats and social media....
20:15, 2019-07-19

Orange is the New Black Made TV—and Me—Gay In 2013, my need to binge the first season of Orange is the New Black felt so urgent that I couldn’t wait for WiFi to be installed in my new apartment to watch it on TV—so I streamed it on my phone. At the time, I thought I was straight. But upon meeting the show’s central couple, ...
20:15, 2019-07-19

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says ECB must buy equities to stimulate euro zone BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink said on Friday the European Central Bank will need to purchase equities to stimulate Europe's economy, and that leaders should find ways to have investors embrace an "equity culture" there....
20:15, 2019-07-19

Cocktail of the week: London Cocktail Club’s Club Tropicana | The Good Mixer This Club Tropicana is free – of alcohol, at least – but the sultry smoothie is still packed full of party flavoursThis will wake you up before you go-go – Club Tropicana is more than just a song by Wham! It’s also an easy, alcohol-free party drink that’ll keep you limbo-dancing all day and all nigh...
20:15, 2019-07-19

Fifth U.S. city will process applications from migrants returned to Mexico The U.S. government on Friday named Brownsville, Texas, as a fifth city for processing applications from asylum seekers and other migrants returned to Mexico pending a decision, the latest initiative in President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policy....
20:30, 2019-07-19

Substation fires lead to power blackout for 12,000 in Wisconsin Fire at a pair of electricity substations in Wisconsin's capital Friday cut power to thousands of residents in the midst of a heat wave, officials said....
20:30, 2019-07-19

Here Are All the Screw Ups in the Top Gun: Maverick Trailer Already The Top Gun: Maverick trailer is here, and while there is such a thing as “suspension of disbelief” and “it’s just a movie” and “you guys are a bunch of jerks ruining nice things that people enjoy,” there are things in it that are WRONG. Not from a “why is Ed Harris so old” perspective, but somethin...
21:15, 2019-07-19

How the Mid-Engine Chevrolet Corvette Became the Automotive Industry's Biggest Urban Legend A true, production mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette has been perpetually imminent, for decades and across generations. Until last night, it was always something that was said to be on its way but never showed up—a cautionary tale of automotive rumors that never panned out, no matter how many times the ...
21:15, 2019-07-19

Senegal v Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 final – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the final in CairoPatriotism and soft power: how Egypt sought to gain from AfconEmail Paul here or tweet @Paul_Doyle 8.12pm BST 10 min: Niang, who has had a stinker of tournament all told, fails to control a low pass from deep. If he can’t hold up balls, Senegal are go...
21:30, 2019-07-19

Border deaths declined in Trump’s first two years in office, data shows While politicians and Presidential hopefuls from former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris to Senator Cory Booker and Beto O’Rourke took to Twitter to express their upset and point fingers at the Trump administration, official data indicates that Mexico-U.S. border deaths actually de...
21:30, 2019-07-19

Donald Trump Says Boris Johnson Would Do "Great Job" As British PM US President Donald Trump said Friday that Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, would do a "great job" in the post after the pair had a telephone conversation....
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

Can Learning a Foreign Language Prevent Dementia? You may have heard that learning another language is one method for preventing or at least postponing the onset of dementia. Dementia refers to the loss of cognitive abilities, and one of its most common forms is Alzheimer’s disease. At this time, the causes of the disease are not well underst...
22:00, 2019-07-19

'One, seamless experience': Walmart is making big moves to integrate stores and digital Walmart is making further organizational changes as it continues to integrate its store and digital operations and leadership.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-19

Redesigned C8 Corvette Stingray ditches manual transmission: The stick shift is dying General Motors said the redesigned Corvette Stingray will eliminate the manual transmission, putting the stick shift one step closer to the grave.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-19

These valuable pennies are worth up to $200,000—and they might be in your pocket Do you keep your old pennies? A 1943 bronze Lincoln cent attracted nearly 30 bids and sold for $204,000 in January, according to Heritage Auctions.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-19

Mike Minor ‘pissed off’ over the never-ending trade rumors As baseball’s trade deadline nears, trade rumors circulate with more frequency. That’s the last thing Rangers ace Mike Minor wants. “I feel like ever since I signed it’s been a topic,” Minor told the Star-Telegram. “It’s almost like I signed just so they could trade me.” The 31-year-old ...
22:15, 2019-07-19

Dan Le Batard rips ESPN’s no-politics policy but stays on the air ESPN spent Friday telling employees that its no-politics policy is still in place even after Dan Le Batard violated it and remained on the air without any known discipline. ESPN officials were spreading the word through the media Friday that nothing has changed in terms of the policy under which it ...
22:15, 2019-07-19

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

Here's Some More Uncanny Cats Creepiness for You Madame Tussauds New York recently revealed its latest creation: Grizabella the Glamour Cat from the popular musical Cats. Grizabella is no ordinary, blank-eyed wax figure, though. Thanks to cutting edge projection mapping and 8K camera technology, the singing cat’s face moves, smiles, and contorts. ...
22:15, 2019-07-19

Toyota given further weight penalty for 2019/20 WEC pre-season test The Toyota TS050 HYBRIDs have been given a new weight penalty for next week's official pre-season test at Barcelona ahead of the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship...
22:15, 2019-07-19

Judging only from the poster, what was All About Steve about? Full disclosure: Some of us here have never seen All About Steve. But digging out a memory bank from our dusty annals, we seem to remember a failed rom-com wherein an unfortunately blonde Sandra Bullock stalked a hapless Bradley Cooper. The “film” got the rare “F” from The A.V. Club, with reviewer N...
22:15, 2019-07-19

Let's look at how well "digital fur technology" is doing to sell people on those Cats cats The upcoming, Tom Hooper-directed version of Cats is an expensive, carefully-managed production put together by committed and talented artists. You can tell this because, in a behind-the-scenes look at how the movie was made, we have a very serious-sounding designer telling the viewer that “we’ve us...
22:15, 2019-07-19

All hail Renata, queen of Big Little Lies' second season Think you have a favorite character on Big Little Lies? Yeah, Bonnie’s really cool and had probably the toughest time this season, but, unfortunately, Bonnie was not given the arc she maybe deserved. Jane is super chill too, but when speaking about the adults, the true winner is Laura Dern’s Renata ...
22:15, 2019-07-19

Veronica Mars never fully accepted what it meant to be good—until the movie When the Veronica Mars movie was released in 2014, it was almost more important symbolically than anything else. It was proof that fans and creators could bypass network meddling, using social media and crowdfunding to produce another installment of a series canceled long before its time. Alternatel...
22:15, 2019-07-19

It's okay to be scared of the Creepshow trailer In a statement announcing Shudder’s revival of George Romero and Stephen King’s Creepshow as an episodic TV series, showrunner/director/special effects legend Greg Nicotero enthused that the franchise would be like a “comic book come to life!” And that colorful pop-pulp aesthetic is on full display ...
22:15, 2019-07-19

We're not well after watching "Sick Song," the latest from the "Johny Johny Yes Papa" monsters The Billion Surprise Toys (BST) video of “Johny Johny Yes Papa” is a uniquely horrifying creation. Though it seems to have been wiped from the internet except in small, memed-up instances and BST-approved variations, it lingers on in cultural memory like a half-remembered nightmare. Set to the melod...
22:15, 2019-07-19

French court rejects claim against German shipbuilder for 1994 Estonia ferry disaster Survivors and their relatives were seeking multi-million damages against the French agency which certified the Estonia ferry seaworthy, and the German shipbuilder. Instead they were ordered to pay the companies' costs....
22:45, 2019-07-19