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A proposal by the biggest owner of Eskom's debt to convert its R90bn holding into equity has become a rescue option as South Africa seeks to restructure the troubled power utility....

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Elon Musk wants to get inside your head. Literally. Neuralink, Musk’s start-up that is working to allow people to control computers with their minds, said it wants to begin human trials as soon as next year....
02:30, 2019-07-18

Australian property firm LendLease lands $15 billion deal with Google Australian construction firm LendLease Group on Thursday said it has secured a contract from Alphabet Inc's Google to jointly undertake development of properties worth $15 billion in the U.S. state of California....
03:15, 2019-07-18

US allies Afghanistan and Pakistan keep shooting at each other As the U.S. continues to pursue peace talks in Afghanistan, the Pentagon is worried that the Afghan government and Pakistan, both U.S. allies, will distract from that goal as they continue to skirmish along their shared border....
03:15, 2019-07-18

Celebrating National Hot Dog Day by examining the biggest hot-doggers in sports With National Hot Dog Day taking place Tuesday, USA TODAY Sports takes a look at some of the biggest hot-doggers across all sports.       ...
03:15, 2019-07-18

Pumpsie Green, first black player in Boston Red Sox history, dies at 85 Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player in Boston Red Sox history, passed away Wednesday at the age of 85.       ...
03:15, 2019-07-18

Cleanup underway after 320,000 litres of oil, produced water leaks at northern Alberta energy site Cardinal Energy Ltd. says a cleanup is underway after a large spill involving oil and produced water occurred at its House Mountain operation in northern Alberta over the weekend....
03:30, 2019-07-18

Hi-tech illusions bring Queen Victoria's palace to life in UK Summer exhibition Britain’s Queen Elizabeth visited an exhibition dedicated to her great-great-grandmother Victoria on Wednesday, which uses cutting-edge technology to recreate Buckingham Palace as it was during the......
03:30, 2019-07-18

Passan’s MLB trade deadline preview: 10 big storylines to watch From the aces who might move to the contenders that could go big, here's where the major players and teams stand as the countdown to the new single deadline heats up....
03:30, 2019-07-18

Atlantic preview: Welcome to Clemson's world Can anyone give Clemson a scare? Will Florida State turn things around? What are the expectations for Scott Satterfield at Louisville? We dig into these questions and more in our ACC Atlantic team previews....
03:30, 2019-07-18

Should F1 bring back refuelling? Our F1 team talks about the biggest issues in the sport right now -- Vettel's uncertain future, Helmut Marko's buyers' remorse and whether Valtteri Bottas has any chance of making 2019 a genuine fight....
03:30, 2019-07-18

Djokovic rules, Serena falls short: What we learned at Wimbledon The Big Three remains, well, big (especially Novak Djokovic), but is Serena Williams running out of Grand Slam title chances? We look back at an eventful Wimbledon....
03:30, 2019-07-18

U.S. Formally Cancels Sale of Fighter Jets to Turkey, a NATO Ally Turkey, whose purchase of a Russian missile system has created friction, called the Trump administration’s move a “mistake that will cause irreparable wounds in our strategic relations.”...
03:30, 2019-07-18

Baseball team's coach, 6, dresses down umpire after controversial out A summer collegiate baseball team’s pint-sized coach went viral for the second straight week but this time it was for losing his temper on an umpire....
03:45, 2019-07-18

The Second City Turns Complex Community: ComplexCon Brings the ‘Cultural Super Bowl’ to Chicago This Weekend Real talk? I’m not terribly prone to FOMO—I’m grown, respectably connected and have done my share of thangs, so to speak. Nevertheless, I must admit to feeling some significant event envy last fall when my press invite to ComplexCon once again got lost in the mail (and I may or may not have sent a f...
03:45, 2019-07-18

With a New Amendment, New York State Quietly Joins California in Fighting Hair Discrimination New York City passed amendments to ban hair discrimination in February, but now the state has followed suit, lending its legislative weight to the ongoing conversation around hair bias. Prompted by the CROWN Act (SB 188), proposed by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell (D-Calif.), California became the first sta...
03:45, 2019-07-18

Chance the Rapper Reveals Title, Release Date of Debut ‘Owbum’ on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon Despite mounds of evidence to the contrary, Chi-Town superhero Chance the Rapper refuses to call any of his previous releases “albums.” They’re mixtapes, dammit. He said what he said....
03:45, 2019-07-18

Painted-on salt provides glowing thermometer for tiny things Enlarge (credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images) Temperature is notoriously difficult to measure, mostly because it's an average quantity. The temperature of a room is often recorded at a single point, when it's meant to be a measure of the average energy of the air in the room—a room that will ...
04:00, 2019-07-18

How The Times Analyzed the Migrant Center Airstrike It seemed too outrageous that such a place would be bombed, but if it were true it might be a war crime. It was the middle of the night in Libya. How could we verify the claim?...
04:01, 2019-07-18

Florida dad threw son into ocean to ‘teach him to swim’ — then did backflips: cops A drunk Florida man tried “teaching” his 5-year-old son how to swim by allegedly tossing him into the Atlantic Ocean — and then proceeded to do backflips off a nearby pier as the boy struggled to stay afloat, cops said. Upon being arrested, John Bloodsworth — a 37-year-old fr...
04:15, 2019-07-18

OJ Simpson knocks Democrats for failed Trump impeachment attempt O.J. Simpson says he’s afraid of “what’s happening in America” today. Posting a new video on Twitter Wednesday night, the Juice called on US lawmakers to get their acts together — taking a veiled shot at the Democrats for their failed impeachment bid against President T...
04:15, 2019-07-18

Schumer wants FBI to probe FaceApp’s possible Kremlin ties Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday asked the director of the FBI to probe whether data shared on the popular FaceApp software is ending up in the hands of the Russian government or third-party companies with ties to the Kremlin. Schumer penned a letter to Director Christopher Wray, stating that the app...
04:15, 2019-07-18

Thousands show up to burial of Vietnam vet who had no living relatives Thousands of people on Wednesday attended the funeral of a Vietnam War veteran after hearing that he had no living relatives. Friends of Wayne Wilson had put out a call for people to come to his burial at the Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles, Michigan and expected only 10 to 15 people to show up, CNN.....
04:15, 2019-07-18

9-year-old California girl dies from electrocution in pool A 9-year-old California girl died when she was electrocuted while swimming in her family’s pool, according to reports. McKenzie Kinley was tragically zapped Sunday afternoon by a wire attached to one of the underwater pool lights under repair, Sacramento Metro Fire officials said. “As fa...
04:15, 2019-07-18

Jeffrey Epstein used fake passport found in safe to travel: feds Prosecutors are pushing back on the claim that accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein never used a fake passport from the 1980s that lists Saudi Arabia as his residence, alleging in a new filing that he used it to travel to four different countries. The filing, posted to the public docket the ...
04:15, 2019-07-18

U.S. House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
04:30, 2019-07-18

Australia's Santos posts record quarterly production Australia's No 2 independent gas producer Santos Ltd said on Thursday it had clocked record gas production in the second quarter on stronger output across its gas assets....
04:30, 2019-07-18

El Chapo’s Life Sentence a ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ for Mexico as Violence Soars One of the biggest disappointments of El Chapo’s capture is that instead of ending the drug trade, it has instead been a major catalyst of the violence now consuming Mexico....
04:30, 2019-07-18

NBC revives ‘A.P. Bio’ for its streaming service Dropping A.P. Bio is never a good idea. NBC has approved the Lorne Michaels-produced comedy for a third season -- but will feature it exclusively on its upcoming streaming platform, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The network just last month ele......
04:30, 2019-07-18

U.S. Air Force calls for proposals to replace Minuteman III ICBMs The U.S. Air Force announced an RFP aimed at Boeing and Northrop Grumman for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent, a new intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system to replace the 1960s-era Minuteman III ICBM....
04:30, 2019-07-18

Otherworldly landscapes: 7 of Vietnam's best cave experiences Vietnam already had a worldwide reputation for its food, beaches and history. Now it's also known as one of the world's leading destinations for caving. Check out seven of its best caves for exploring....
04:30, 2019-07-18

Mexico Spurns Private Oil-Drilling Partners Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador effectively rolled back key parts of a 2014 constitutional overhaul that ended a state oil-industry monopoly and let private firms find and pump oil for the first time in seven decades....
04:30, 2019-07-18

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of them, as it sought to raise international attention and aid to address the crisis....
04:30, 2019-07-18

British Open: Gary Woodland is still a stranger in Ireland PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — They had a special day for Gary Woodland recently in his hometown of Topeka, Kan., to celebrate his U.S. Open victory at Pebble Beach last month. Woodland estimated there were about 3,500 people lining the streets to honor him. With a first career major championship come...
04:45, 2019-07-18

Stroman? Bauer? The best Yankees pitching targets right now On Wednesday afternoon, Braves left-hander Dallas Keuchel gave up five runs (four earned) to the Brewers over 5 ²/₃ innings, walking two and striking out five. His ERA shot up from 3.09 to 3.58 in six starts, totaling 37 ²/₃ innings. Those overall numbers would have worked for the Yankees, right? Al...
04:45, 2019-07-18

What Your Kid Can Learn From BBC’s 'Sarah & Duck' In the British cartoon Sarah & Duck, Sarah is a girl who lives with her best friend, a mallard named Duck. Their home is devoid of adults except the omnipresent narrator/possible dad. Each short episode follows the pair through both mundane activities (like making a cake) and fantastical scenari...
04:45, 2019-07-18

Read and Return Books to the Airport Bookstore You’re waiting for your flight to board. Maybe you’re on a layover or your flight has been delayed or you’re just trying to kill some time, so you wander into one of those airport bookstores that look and feel the same no matter what city you’re in. And the table of recently published, hardback book...
04:45, 2019-07-18

Always Keep These Cheap Garnishes in Your Fridge I have nothing against ugly food. In fact, some ugly food is the most delicious. But if you’re pot lucking, dinner partying, or sharing photos, sometimes it’s nice to make things a little bit pretty (and incidentally more delicious), and the best garnishes are the ones that last weeks without going ...
04:45, 2019-07-18

Dad murdered autistic sons by driving off pier: prosecutors A cold-hearted dad drowned his two severely autistic sons by intentionally driving his family off a California pier for financial gain, prosecutors said Wednesday. Ali Elmezayen was charged with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder in connection with the April 9, 2015 pier plunge t...
04:45, 2019-07-18

MLB notebook: Angels' Ramirez suspended for plunking Marisnick Los Angeles Angels right-hander Noe Ramirez was suspended for three games Wednesday and fined an undisclosed amount for hitting Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick with a pitch in Tuesday's game....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Superlicence points from 2020 to mark a sea-change for W Series W Series founder Catherine Bond Muir admits there were times when she wondered whether she had wasted years of her life setting up the all-female single-seater championship, but not any more....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Report: Paul trade talks stall, could play for Thunder The Oklahoma City Thunder's discussions to trade newly acquired point guard Chris Paul have stalled, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday, increasing the odds that he begins the season with the team....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Ferrari make the first pick for F1 Pro Series Debutants Ferrari were given first pick in the Pro Draft for the 2019 Formula One esports series on Wednesday and chose Italian gamer David Tonizza to race for them against the other nine teams....
05:01, 2019-07-18

McIlroy: Open's return to Northern Ireland 'bigger than me' Despite competing on home soil in Northern Ireland, Rory McIlroy said there's no added pressure to win this week's Open Championship at Royal Portrush....
05:01, 2019-07-18

WTA roundup: Pera upsets Garcia in Lausanne Bernarda Pera stunned second-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 6-2, 6-4 at the Ladies' Open Lausanne on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals in Lausanne, Switzerland....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Subaru Outback The redesigned, sixth-generation 2020 Subaru Outback, engineered on the brand's global platform, will have a turbocharged option when it goes on sale in fall 2019....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Nissan Rogue Sport Most prominent among the 2020 Rogue Sport updates is the exterior styling, which includes new front fascia features, a new hood, Vmotion grille and bumper....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Mazda CX-5 Mazda has been promising a U.S. version of its global diesel motor in the CX-5 crossover for years, and it's finally arrived, "with pre-sales beginning immediately."...
05:01, 2019-07-18

Ford C-segment off-road crossover Ford executives have vowed to introduce "authentic off-roaders" to better compete with brands such as Jeep, and this vehicle, slotting between the EcoSport and Escape, will be one of them....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resign Thousands of people in Puerto Rico have marched to the governor’s residence in San Juan, carrying the U.S. territory’s flag and chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign...
05:01, 2019-07-18

Iran says it aided an oil tanker in distress After US intelligence raised fears that a foreign tanker was forced into Iranian waters over the weekend, Iran said it assisted a vessel suffering a technical glitch....
05:15, 2019-07-18

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in As a new Trump administration policy aimed at making almost all migrants ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border spread fear this week, those at the front of the line in Mexican border cities found the gates to the United States were still open, though they will face a much higher bar to s...
05:15, 2019-07-18

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to freeze the measure while their cases are heard....
05:15, 2019-07-18

Judge in Durst murder case rules jurors may consider handwriting evidence Jurors in real estate scion Robert Durst's trial for murder may consider handwriting evidence that prosecutors say implicates him in the killing of his longtime friend, a Los Angeles judge ruled on Wednesday....
05:15, 2019-07-18

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color, in a vote that provided an early snapshot of just how divided Democrats are over trying to oust him in the shadow of the...
05:15, 2019-07-18

CW's Pandora Is an Embarrassment For the past few years, the CW has been on a hot streak. The network is producing some of the best comic book shows on television and has branched out beyond the DC universe with Riverdale, Charmed, and others. Its latest venture into hard sci-fi, Pandora, accomplishes something the CW hasn’t done i...
05:15, 2019-07-18

Chinese start-up Seres searching for UK battery partner SF5 is an all-electric Jaguar I-Pace rival Company wants to sell its platform wholesale to a UK OEM to speed up production process Chinese electric-car start-up Seres is looking for a UK partner for its battery electric powertrain which currently underpins the SF5 SUV, a rival for the Jaguar I-Pa...
05:45, 2019-07-18

Mercedes-AMG GLC43 updated with more power and fresh looks 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 now develops 396bhp in both SUV and Coupé forms Mercedes-AMG has increased the output of the GLC43 4Matic SUV and GLC43 4Matic Coupe as part of a mid-life facelift for the two models. Originally launched in 2016, the BMW X3 M40i and X4 M40i rivals receive an updated version ...
05:45, 2019-07-18

Realme X Hate-to-Wait Sale to Be Held in India Today at 8pm Realme X was launched in India, and ahead of its first sale next week, the company is hosting a 'Hate-to-Wait' sale on Flipkart and Realme.com today....
05:45, 2019-07-18

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.        ...
05:45, 2019-07-18

Protests erupt in New York to mark Eric Garner's death Eric Garner died after an NYPD officer tried to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes. His dying gasp of "I can't breathe" inspired nationwide protests.        ...
05:45, 2019-07-18

Apple explores the possibility of manufacturing AirPods in Vietnam Apple has long made a habit out of diversifying its supply chain whenever possible, which is why it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that the company is poised to begin a trial production of next-gen AirPods in Vietnam. According to a report from the Nikkei Asian Review, Apple has tasked i...
06:00, 2019-07-18

Netflix plans to launch a cheaper, mobile-only plan in a major market Though there were a few bright spots in Netflix’s earnings report today, investors didn’t react too kindly to the company’s big miss on adding new subscribers. With Netflix anticipating 5 million new subscribers for the quarter, the streaming giant only managed to add about 2.7 mil...
06:00, 2019-07-18

Despite massive earnings, Netflix is struggling to attract new subscribers Netflix released its earnings report for the June quarter and posted EPS of $0.60, a solid beat over initial estimates of $0.56. Revenue came in exactly where analysts expected, with the streaming giant generating $4.92 billion in revenue for the quarter gone by. That notwithstanding, the chief metr...
06:00, 2019-07-18

First Murder Conviction Overturned Using DNA, Family Tree Evidence In US An American man was exonerated Wednesday for a decades-old murder he did not commit, using evidence based on DNA and a genetic family tree, the first such result using a revolutionary investigative......
06:15, 2019-07-18

US Man Charged With Drowning Autistic Sons A California man was charged with murder Wednesday for the 2015 drowning of his two severely autistic sons after he drove off a pier in order to collect on insurance policies....
06:15, 2019-07-18

US House Of Representatives Sets Aside Trump Impeachment Resolution The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to sideline an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has......
06:15, 2019-07-18

Are people canceling Amazon Prime following Prime Day? As Amazon's Prime Day sales were heating up, search traffic was also up for terms like “boycott Amazon” and “cancel Prime.”       ...
06:15, 2019-07-18

Microsoft reports hundreds of election-related cyber probes In bid to sell election software, Microsoft gives update on cyber election tampering, and its new ElectionGuard program, which offers checks and balances.       ...
06:15, 2019-07-18

Microsoft warns 10,000 customers they’re targeted by nation-sponsored hackers Enlarge / United Nations HQ in New York. (credit: Javier Carbajal) Microsoft said on Wednesday that it has notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’re being targeted by nation-sponsored hackers. According to a post from Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Customer Security & T...
06:15, 2019-07-18

Woman breaks ‘cancer-free bell’ after completing radiation A Texas woman who completed radiation treatment for breast cancer was so excited to ring the “cancer-free bell” at her hospital — she accidentally broke it. Video posted by Harris Health System in Houston Monday shows Darla Jaye beaming as she rings the bell — until the clapper breaks of...
06:30, 2019-07-18

Famed Crystal Cathedral reopens as Roman Catholic church after $72M renovation After a two-year, $72.3 million renovation, the famous Crystal Cathedral in Southern California reportedly reopened its doors Wednesday as a Roman Catholic church -- now called Christ Cathedral....
07:15, 2019-07-18

The European Space Agency just updated its massive galaxy map Back in early 2018, the European Space Agency released the second phase of Milky Way mapping data collected by the agency’s Gaia satellite. With a variety of tools that allow scientists and even casual space fans to browse an immense amount of data, it was a very big deal in for both professio...
07:30, 2019-07-18

Measured By Length Of Suspension, A Reckless Beaning Is Worse Than Trucking A Catcher Angels pitcher Noé Ramirez was suspended by Major League Baseball for three games for plunking Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick Tuesday night. This is MLB determining that the beaning was intentional and, notably, hitting Ramirez with a longer suspension than the one given to Marisnick for bulldozin...
07:30, 2019-07-18

Kyoto Animation fire: 12 feared dead after suspected arson attack on studio in Japan Dozens also injured after man spread flammable liquid and set fire to building of company famous for anime cartoonsTwelve people are presumed dead, fire officials have said, and more could be missing after becoming trapped by a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation production company in Jap...
08:15, 2019-07-18

US lawmakers hammer Facebook exec over Libra's threat to privacy House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intense questioning from US lawmakers over the future launch of its cryptocurrency project Libra, in a combative hearing that highlighted deep skepticism ove...
08:15, 2019-07-18

The haunted hotel: inside the former brothel serving nightmare fetishists The Black Monarch is the newest addition to a thriving haunted hotel industry that has become big business in ColoradoAn enormous growling wolf is the first of many horrors to greet visitors entering the Black Monarch Hotel in Victor, Colorado.Located in this once-abandoned mountain town, the Black ...
08:15, 2019-07-18

The lesson from the ruins of Notre Dame: don’t rely on billionaires | Aditya Chakrabortty The French super-rich promised to dig deep, but such philanthropy comes at a steep priceYou remember the story, of course you do. One of the most ancient and holy buildings on Earth, Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, goes up in flames. As pictures of the inferno are beamed around the world, adjectives ...
08:15, 2019-07-18

New Jersey cop arrested for murdering his 3-month-old daughter A New Jersey police officer was arrested Wednesday for allegedly murdering his 3-month-old daughter, authorities said. The suspect, 31-year-old Daniel Bannister, was suspended from the Ewing Township police force after his daughter’s suspicious death on Dec. 5. Investigators decided to do more...
08:15, 2019-07-18

MTA’s reorganization plan will make small dent in agency’s massive deficit: report The MTA wants to slim down — ever so slightly. A set of proposals to cut bureaucratic fat off the transit authority’s $18 billion operation would reduce the size of the massive 75,000-person agency by just 3 to 4 percent, or 1,900 to 2,700 staffers, according to the report from consultan...
08:15, 2019-07-18

N4T Investigators: Former UA coach seen taking bribe, heard talking payoffs TUCSON – Former UA assistant basketball coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson doesn’t know that the man giving him an envelope containing $15,000 in cash is an FBI agent. The video is one of several undercover FBI videotapes and secretly-recorded phone calls obtained by the News 4 Tucson...
08:15, 2019-07-18

Rep. Bob Gibbs: Democrats can work with the GOP on immigration instead of saving it for 2020 As the House passed a last-minute bill in June to provide humanitarian assistance funding for the recent influx of people attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, once-invisible cracks began to show in the wall of solidarity among Democrats. The extremist Left among House Democrats aban...
08:15, 2019-07-18

Police need intercept tools as mobile networks develop: Europol European law enforcement agencies set to lose the ability to tap criminals' mobile devices with the launch of 5G technology must be brought into discussions earlier when communications networks are modernized, the new head of Europol told Reuters....
08:15, 2019-07-18

Thousands of Puerto Ricans gather to demand governor's resignation Thousands of Puerto Ricans gathered Wednesday in the commonwealth capital of San Juan to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, the second mass demonstration against the embattled leader this week....
08:15, 2019-07-18

Australian shares edge lower as energy firms lead losses, NZ up Australia shares eased on Thursday, tracking declines on Wall Street while the energy sector led losses due to softer oil prices and Woodside Petroleum's disappointing quarterly revenues....
08:15, 2019-07-18

Big Penis supplement contains hidden ingredient, FDA warns The sexual enhancement product Big Penis should be avoided because of a hidden ingredient, the Food and Drug Administration warned Wednesday.        ...
08:30, 2019-07-18

Archer: 1999 finally does a Star War Let’s get the most important element of “Space Pirates” out of the way right here at the start, shall we? Those space ocelots were incredibly cute—skull-obliterating psychic powers and all....
08:30, 2019-07-18

Amateur golfer Brandon Wu’s magical run just won’t end PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — It’s good to be Brandon Wu. Where to start with his magical life? Maybe with him going 3-0 in match play and becoming a catalyst in leading Stanford to the NCAA golf title. Or qualifying to play in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, making the cut, being paired with Dustin.....
08:30, 2019-07-18

Chris Paul and the Thunder are stuck for now It seems the NBA’s trade frenzy has finally subsided. And that could be bad news for Chris Paul and the Thunder. After attempts to move him stalled, Paul is expected to start the season in Oklahoma City, ESPN reported Wednesday. The 34-year-old point guard was dealt from contending Houston to rebuil...
08:30, 2019-07-18

| Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champsswim Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at the world championships to lift the spirits of ailing team-mate Rikako Ikee in her battle with leukaemia....
09:00, 2019-07-18

Playlist: What's Collective Soul listening to? The band's members collaborated on a playlist for USA TODAY, featuring classic tracks and newer releases from their favorite bands.        ...
09:00, 2019-07-18

Ranked: The 25 best classic Disney songs, from 'Mary Poppins' to 'The Lion King' In honor of the live-action "The Lion King" hitting theaters this weekend, we rank the best Disney songs from the 1990s and earlier.        ...
09:00, 2019-07-18

Johnny Clegg, South African musician who opposed apartheid, dies at 66 Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who fiercely opposed his country's racially discriminatory apartheid policies, died Tuesday at the age of 66.        ...
09:00, 2019-07-18

'I love you, man': Paul McCartney brings out Ringo Starr for a tour-closing Beatles reunion Reunion alert! Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr shared the stage at Dodger Stadium, where the former Beatles played "Sgt. Pepper" and "Helter Skelter."        ...
09:00, 2019-07-18

Lil Wayne 'having too much fun' to quit Blink-182 tour despite storming offstage Lil Wayne says he will remain on tour with Blink-182 after a show in Virginia where he complained about the audience size and cut his short set.        ...
09:00, 2019-07-18

LAPD officer linked to two separate rape cases by DNA 'cold match': police A longtime officer with the Los Angeles Police Department was arrested this week after an investigation linked his DNA to two separate rape cases in 2015 and 2018, prosecutors said Wednesday. ...
09:15, 2019-07-18

‘Go-Home Gate’ Roils Late Night (and Congress, Too) As lawmakers argued over whether President Trump is a racist, Jimmy Kimmel reminded viewers that they’ll be able to cast their own votes on the subject next year....
09:30, 2019-07-18

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a received under trial changes to “remove pressure” on the digital platform’s users.Instagram will on Thur...
09:45, 2019-07-18

After New York, Silicon Valley, PM's Next US Gala "Howdy, Modi" In Texas Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States in September this year will have a star-spangled event in Houston, Texas. Called "Howdy, Modi", the "community summit" will see the Prime......
09:45, 2019-07-18

Saravana Bhavan Founder, Serving Life Term, Dies In Chennai Hospital P Rajagopal, the owner of the Saravana Bhavan chain of restaurants has died a week after he surrendered at the Madras High Court to start a life term for the 2001 kidnapping and murder of an employee....
09:45, 2019-07-18

RJD Leader Gives Zero Hour Notice In Rajya Sabha Over Floods Raising the issue of floods across the country in Rajya Sabha, Rashtriya Janata Dal lawmaker Manoj Jha on Thursday gave Zero Hour notice in the upper house of Parliament....
09:45, 2019-07-18

Parliament Updates: S Jaishankar Speaks On Kulbhushan Jadhav Verdict Parliament LIVE Updates: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is making a statement on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) verdict regarding the Kulbhushan Jadhav case in Parliament today. In......
09:45, 2019-07-18

Fire At Kyoto Animation, Seven Dead And Suspected Arsonist In Police Custody [Update] Kyoto Animation, one of Japan’s most popular anime studios, was reportedly set ablaze this morning in Japan. A man in his 40s was allegedly seen pouring a flammable liquid and setting it ablaze. He is currently in police custody....
09:45, 2019-07-18

Bernie Sanders Finally Appears On His Own Twitch Channel—During Amazon Boycott Last time we checked in on endearingly grouchy democratic socialist uncle and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ Twitch channel, it was notably lacking in Bernie Sanders himself. It also felt more like a campaign commercial than any sort of broadcast Twitch viewers were used to seeing. Yesterday e...
09:45, 2019-07-18

Bug-Riddled Update Shows Why Fallout 76 Needs A Public Test Server This week marks eight months since Fallout 76 released as a buggy mess. Since then, Bethesda’s online survival game has improved a lot. But while it has had a lot of good days, the arrival of patch number 11 yesterday was not one of them. Instead, it’s renewed players’ calls for Bethesda to try upda...
09:45, 2019-07-18

Boris Johnson's no-deal Brexit threat risks being ignored by the EU Michel Barnier says the UK will ‘have to face the consequences’ of crashing outBoris Johnson’s suggestion he could use the threat of no deal to win an improved Brexit deal for the UK risks falling on deaf ears in Brussels, the EU’s top negotiator has suggested.Michel Barnier suggested, in an intervi...
09:45, 2019-07-18

De Ligt completes 75 million euro transfer to Juventus Matthijs de Ligt has become the most expensive defender in Serie A history after completing a 75 million euro ($85 million) transfer from Ajax       ...
10:00, 2019-07-18

Dodgers throw 2-hitter, beat Phillies after long rain delay Six Dodgers pitchers combined on a two-hitter spanning a 2 hour, 37 minute rain delay, and Los Angeles beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2       ...
10:00, 2019-07-18

Royals send struggling White Sox to sixth straight loss Danny Duffy pitched a strong six innings and ended a nine-start winless streak, and Jorge Soler and Nicky Lopez hit back-to-back RBI singles twice as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-5       ...
10:00, 2019-07-18

Trailer debut: Chris Evans is a secret agent in Netflix's 'The Red Sea Diving Resort' Chris Evans stars alongside Michael Kenneth Williams, Greg Kinnear and Ben Kingsley in the Netflix action movie "The Red Sea Diving Resort."        ...
10:15, 2019-07-18

Austin Butler's casting as Elvis Presley makes girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens curse joyfully Newbie Austin Butler will play Elvis Presley opposite Tom Hanks' Colonel Tom Parker in Baz Luhrmann's new movie about the king of rock 'n' roll.        ...
10:15, 2019-07-18

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' is a super-smash: $847M worldwide and counting "Spider-Man: Far From Home" celebrates another weekend at No. 1 at the box office. Counterprograming like "Crawl" and "Stuber" barely made a dent.        ...
10:15, 2019-07-18

'Welcome to Good Burger': Kel Mitchell shows off Good Burger pop-up restaurant Take a bite of a good burger as part of an immersive Good Burger pop-up restaurant that’s taking Los Angeles back to the '90s.        ...
10:15, 2019-07-18

Jon Stewart rips Rand Paul for ‘outrageous’ 9/11 victims fund hold up Jon Stewart on Wednesday evening tore into Republican Sens. Rand Paul and Mike Lee for effectively blocking an extension of the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund. Earlier Wednesday, the lawmakers slowed down the process of passing the bipartisan bill that would provide relief for first-responder...
10:15, 2019-07-18

Neil Lennon tips Leigh Griffiths to make major Celtic impact after personal issues • Griffiths makes competitive return in 2-1 win over Sarajevo• Celtic next face Estonia’s Nomme Kalju in Champions LeagueNeil Lennon senses Leigh Griffiths will make a major contribution for Celtic after the striker completed his comeback against Sarajevo.The Scotland international came on for the l...
10:15, 2019-07-18

Football transfer rumours: Joelinton to join Steve Bruce at Newcastle? Today’s fluff is surveying the sceneAs if the underworld of tittle-tattle was not incognito enough, Real Madrid are preparing to launch “Operation 200”, the kind of code that belongs in an MI6 mission to aid James Bond but, in this case, it is simply the La Liga club’s masterplan to offload James Ro...
10:15, 2019-07-18

Israeli hacker allegedly stole $1.7M in cryptocurrency from Europeans A cybercriminal from Israel is facing a long list of felonies associated with the supposed theft of $1.7 million (6.1 million NIS) in various cryptocurrencies. The perp, 31-year old Eliyahu Gigi from Tel Aviv, reportedly stole Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Dash from various foreigners, including Belgians, ...
10:30, 2019-07-18

Nintendo announces new Switch with better battery life Nintendo revealed this week it’ll be releasing an upgraded version of the Switch, with a longer-lasting battery. So now we can play Breath of the Wild for over five hours — as if we weren’t doing that already. The company first revealed the new model via the Nintendo Japan Twitter: [任天堂HP]バッテリー持続時間が...
10:30, 2019-07-18

Signing of Sudan Accord Begins Anxious Wait for Democracy Protesters celebrated, with trepidation, a power-sharing deal signed in Sudan on Wednesday that gives the military an extra 21 months of control before civilian leaders can take over....
10:45, 2019-07-18

Gretchen Rossi Reveals First Photos of Baby Skylar a Week After Birth Baby Skylar Gray Smiley is ready to make her big debut! Real Housewives of Orange County alum Gretchen Rossi is finally revealing the most adorable photos of her newborn daughter a week......
10:45, 2019-07-18

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Nominate Your Favorites Now! It's officially the start of one of the biggest pop culture weekends of the year, and we're ready to celebrate! To go along with the start of San Diego Comic-Con and to join in on......
10:45, 2019-07-18

Chrissy Metz Teases "Unexpected" This Is Us Season 4 for Kate, Toby and Baby Jack This Is Us season four is still months away, but that didn't stop Chrissy Metz from giving us the scoop on what's to come. Metz, who was promoting the release of Breakthrough on DVD,......
10:45, 2019-07-18

Kristen Stewart, Emma Stone and More Stars Who Rocked Comic-Con 10 Years Ago What a time to be alive! Twilight was in it's prime, Vampire Diaries had just premiered and Avatar was setting records in theaters. Pop culture was thriving. With social......
10:45, 2019-07-18

With Love (and Wigs), Catherine O'Hara and Schitt's Creek Finally Broke Through at the Emmys It's rare for a show five seasons in--with its sixth and final season on the way--to break through at the Emmys, but that's just what Schitt's Creek did. And the joint Pop TV and CBC......
10:45, 2019-07-18

'The Nickel Boys' is a literary achievement. Will Colson Whitehead win another Pulitzer? Colson Whitehead won a Pulitzer Prize for his 2016 novel "The Underground Railroad." And he may just win another for his superb "The Nickel Boys."        ...
11:15, 2019-07-18

Best books of the year so far: USA TODAY's best-reviewed titles of 2019 There's no shortage of good books to read, no matter your taste. Literary fiction, YA, rom-coms -- we've got it all in our roundup of the best of 2019.        ...
11:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Electrolux sees lower hit from raw materials, trade tariffs in 2019 Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux said on Thursday it had been able to offset pressures from higher raw materials, trade tariffs and currency with price hikes so far in 2019, and that it also expected to do so for the full year....
11:15, 2019-07-18

PRESS DIGEST - Bulgaria - July 18 These are some of the main stories in Bulgarian newspapers on Thursday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
11:15, 2019-07-18

Ebola patient suspected of going to Rwanda: report A woman who died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have taken the deadly disease into Rwanda, according to a Ugandan Health Ministry report published by the World Health Organization on Thursday....
11:45, 2019-07-18

Former Pakistani PM Abbasi arrested: anti-graft agency Pakistan's anti-corruption agency arrested a former prime minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, on Thursday, a spokesman for the agency, the National Accountability Board (NAB), said....
12:15, 2019-07-18

Arson suspected as fire engulfs Japanese studio; at least 23 feared dead Fire swept through an animation studio in Japan on Thursday and 23 people were feared killed and scores injured, with the cause suspected to have been arson after a man was seen shouting "die" as he doused the building with petrol....
12:15, 2019-07-18

Toyota Supra The 2020 Toyota Supra is the first original product developed by Gazoo Racing Co., which was cleaved off from Toyota in 2017 as an internal subcompany....
12:15, 2019-07-18

Buick LaCrosse Buick?s last traditional sedan is coasting. A redesign two years ago failed to generate much sales momentum, and the large-sedan segment is significantly declining....
12:15, 2019-07-18

My colleagues needed a scalp... and there I was, says sacked Labour peer Baroness Hayter A senior Labour peer sacked by Jeremy Corbyn today blasted him for "wanting a scalp" after he was criticised by peers over his handling of the party's anti-Semitism crisis....
12:15, 2019-07-18

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

Phone battery dying? Here are some ways to get a full day on one charge Smartphone batteries can last through the evening if managed correctly. Close apps, adjust brightness and if all else fails, but an external battery.       ...
12:30, 2019-07-18

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now There are many other tricks for keeping our personal data away from snoops and hackers. Most of them have to do with changing your default settings.       ...
12:30, 2019-07-18

UnitedHealth reports 12.7% rise in quarterly profit UnitedHealth Group Inc reported a 12.7% rise in second-quarter profit on Thursday, as the company added more members to its health plans and revenue climbed in its Optum unit, which includes its pharmacy benefit management business....
12:30, 2019-07-18

EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
12:30, 2019-07-18

Google Removes Stalker Apps That May Have Spied on You Google has removed seven stalker apps that were available on its Play Store as apps for children's safety or finding stolen phones but were being used to stalk employees, romantic partners or kids....
12:30, 2019-07-18

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

Priyanka Chopra and Sandra Oh's Hairstylist Shares the 1 Product You Need We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. If......
13:00, 2019-07-18

British Open tee times, pairings: Full first-round schedule The 2019 British Open kicks off Thursday, and for those stateside hoping to get a peek at golfers working their way through historic Royal Portrush, it’ll be a very early morning. Local hero Darren Clarke will get the honor of teeing off first at 6:35 a.m. local time, which will be 1:35 a.m. o...
13:00, 2019-07-18

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points, Nifty Slides Below 11,650 Sensex today, LIVE market updates: Weakness across sectors - led by information technology, pharma, metal and auto sectors - dragged the markets lower....
13:15, 2019-07-18

Wipro Shares Rise Over 3% After Earnings Announcement Wipro share price today: Wipro, the country's third largest IT services exporter, reported a net profit of Rs2,387.6 crore for the quarter ended June 30 after market hours on Wednesday. At 11:03,......
13:15, 2019-07-18

Harris stands by debate attacks against Biden: We have to 'remember our history' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, stood by her fierce confrontation with former Vice President Joe Biden at the first Democratic debate on Wednesday night, insisting "we need to always remember our history."...
13:15, 2019-07-18

The Still Terrifying Details of the Murder of Rebecca Schaeffer: A Star on the Rise and an Obsession Turned Deadly Rebecca Schaeffer thought it was sweet that a fan was sending her stuffed animals and other little gifts at the studio lot where her sitcom My Sister Sam was filmed. The CBS show, on......
13:30, 2019-07-18

'Suits' unveils final season, 'Pearson' spinoff and some final words for Meghan Markle 'Suits' opens its final season nodding to star-turned-duchess Meghan Markle's character, as Gina Torres brings back Jessica in spinoff 'Pearson.'        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

'AGT': Sophie Pecora, 15, wins Golden Buzzer from Brad Paisley with personal bullying song Tuesday’s episode kicked off the first round of Judge Cuts, where 18 acts competed for only seven spots advancing to the lives shows in August.        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

Did 'Game of Thrones' really deserve those record-breaking Emmy nominations? "Game of Thrones" broke Emmy records with 32 nominations this year, but did the polarizing final season of the HBO juggernaut deserve every nod?        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

Incredibly sweet 'SpongeBob Squarepants' 20th anniversary special has a human Krusty Krab The voice actors behind SpongeBob, Squidward and more get on camera in adorable 20th anniversary special, "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout."        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

'Love Island': Meet the new dating show's first batch of singles Get to know the vital statistics (name, age, residence and occupation, of course) of CBS' 'Love Island' contestants in a series of revealing photos.        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

Samsung asks partners to stockpile Japanese components -source South Korea's Samsung Electronics has sent letters to local partners urging them to stockpile more Japanese components in case Tokyo expands its export restrictions, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday....
13:45, 2019-07-18

Honeywell profit rises 21.6% on higher sales of aircraft parts, spares Honeywell International Inc on Thursday reported a 21.6 percent rise in quarterly profit, as higher demand for air travel drove sales of its aircraft parts and spares....
13:45, 2019-07-18

China will not use its Treasury holdings as a weapon against the US, says expert China has other "weapons" in its trade battle with U.S. and selling off Treasurys will not be one of them, says Lowy Institute's Richard McGregor....
13:45, 2019-07-18

Judge to decide whether Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars on sex trafficking charges A U.S. judge is expected to decide on Thursday whether American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain jailed while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls or be released to his Manhattan mansion under house arrest....
13:45, 2019-07-18

How the moon landings inspired a generation of game designers Some of the earliest video games were influenced by the space race and created using the same computers as NasaOn 20 July 1969, before an estimated television audience of 650 million, a lunar module named Eagle touched down on the moon’s Sea of Tranquility. The tension of the landing and the images ...
14:00, 2019-07-18

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

Carles Puyol: ‘La Masia was like the Scouts, 40 boys sharing four rooms’ The Spanish defender talks about Barcelona, how football became his cure and clears up rumours of liking Napalm DeathHi Carles. Hi Small Talk.We’re talking to you because of yoghurt, why don’t you tell us a bit about that? I am very proud to be an ambassador for the Danone Nations Cup, one of the be...
14:30, 2019-07-18

Trent Boult Reveals Plans To Cope Up With World Cup Heartbreak Trent Boult said he has been struggling to forget the 49th over in which he took a catch of Ben Stokes off Jimmy Neesham but ended up stepping on the boundary to let the advantage slip....
14:45, 2019-07-18

|3simpletipstoturnspendingintosaving Everybody deserves to spoil themselves every now and then, otherwise life would become very dull and boring, says Yanga Nozibele, investment associate at Cannon Asset Managers....
14:45, 2019-07-18

Spanish Socialist PM won’t give far-left leader a gov’t seat Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez says his negotiations with the We Can party on forming a government have come to nothing mainly because the far-left party’s leader wants a seat in a future Cabinet...
15:00, 2019-07-18

Japan-South Korea gloom spurs worries of 'never seen before' chip price spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could come to pass as a dispute between South Korea and Japan drags on....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Truckmaker Volvo lifts market view, picks Samsung for batteries Sweden's AB Volvo raised its market forecasts for North America and Europe on Thursday, as higher trucks and construction equipment deliveries helped it to top profit estimates....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Ray-Ban Billionaire Makes a Very Eye-Catching  Move Leonardo Del Vecchio is still trying to make a success of the $53 billion Luxottica-Essilor merger. Throwing GrandVision into the mix is a bold bet. ...
15:00, 2019-07-18

Oil rises after Iran says it seized foreign tanker in Gulf Oil prices rose about 1% on Thursday after Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf amid rising tensions between Tehran and the West over the safety of shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, a vital gateway for energy exports....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Novartis raises full-year targets, aims to settle U.S. lawsuit Novartis boss Vas Narasimhan raised full-year targets on Thursday and announced that $700 million has been set aside in the hope of settling a decade-old lawsuit alleging that the Swiss drugmaker bribed U.S. doctors....
15:00, 2019-07-18

EU interior ministers fail to find compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Northern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Australians who said taxes were 'against God's will' ordered pay up Fanny and Rembertus Beerepoot believed that paying tax amounted to "rebelling against God." A court in Tasmania has ordered the Christian siblings to cough up more than a million Australian dollars each....
15:00, 2019-07-18

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

Data shows slight drop in US drug overdose deaths Drug overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, according to preliminary data. The drop was due to a decline in deaths from prescription opoid painkillers....
15:00, 2019-07-18

German court reaches first verdict in campsite child sex abuse case More than 40 children were sexually abused at a campsite in a small German town of Luegde over a yearslong period. The case, one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades, shocked the country....
15:00, 2019-07-18

The Latest: McIlroy's opening shot breaks woman's cell phone The Latest from the British Open: Rory McIlroy's opening tee shot hit a woman out of bounds and broke a cell phone in her pocket        ...
15:00, 2019-07-18

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegations that FaceApp, the face-ageing photo app that has gone viral, is misusing personal data.“We are aware of stories raising concerns about FaceApp and...
15:15, 2019-07-18

Infantino reacts to Blatter criticism over Africa cleanup FIFA president Infantino hits back at Blatter's 'colonialism' criticism of African soccer cleanup       ...
15:30, 2019-07-18

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

Watch: Justin Upton tries home run rob, horribly misjudges fly ball Los Angeles Angels outfielder Justin Upton wildly misjudged a fly ball during a loss to the Houston Astros, attempting a home run robbery at the wall as the ball landed in the outfield....
15:30, 2019-07-18

Brother of Manchester suicide bomber appears in court, faces 22 murder charges The brother of the suicide bomber who killed almost two dozen people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester two years ago appeared in court Thursday to face 22 charges of murder....
15:45, 2019-07-18

Amputee finds picture of him used as EU cigarette warning, despite losing limb in unrelated assault An Albanian man was shocked to learn that a picture of him after his leg amputation was being used as a warning on European Union cigarette packets despite having never granted permission and having lost his limb during a non smoking related incident....
15:45, 2019-07-18

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

Los Angeles police officer charged with multiple rapes after DNA links him to cold case A LAPD officer is facing life in prison after an investigation into an accusation of rape led to the discovery of another victim.        ...
15:45, 2019-07-18

Thousands of Puerto Ricans march in San Juan, demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Many older protesters went home before nightfall as chanting young people filled Old San Juan’s Totem Plaza and the first few blocks leading up to the 16th century fortress where the governor resides.        ...
15:45, 2019-07-18

Wall Street opens lower as Netflix plunges U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday as shares of streaming pioneer Netflix tumbled, kicking off earnings for the FAANG group of stocks on a sour note....
15:45, 2019-07-18

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

Fire leave more than two dozen dead at Japanese animation building A fire at the Kyoto Animation building in Japan has left more than two dozen people dead, according to officials.        ...
16:00, 2019-07-18

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

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
16:01, 2019-07-18

KLM blasted for sharing tweet about fatalities based on seats The Dutch airline KLM took a social media beating this week after its India team shared a tweet about the seats where passengers are most likely to die, according to a new report. The tweet in question, posted by @KLMIndia along with the hashtags #TuesdayTrivia, #Aircraft and #Facts, has since been ...
16:01, 2019-07-18

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

Chuck Schumer calls on FBI, FTC to probe FaceApp over security risks Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI to investigate the Russia-based company behind a smartphone application that ages one's appearance in photographs over potential security and privacy risks....
16:15, 2019-07-18

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

Remains of 22 servicemen killed during WWII repatriated to U.S. The remains of 22 servicemen killed on a Japanese-controlled island during World War II were repatriated to the United States Thursday, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said....
16:15, 2019-07-18

Malnutrition, disease kill at least 139 displaced in Indonesia's Papua - group Thousands of people in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have been displaced by fighting between soldiers and separatists, and at least 139 of them have died from malnutrition and disease, an aid group said on Thursday....
16:15, 2019-07-18

Timeline: How a Congo Ebola outbreak became a global concern The World Health Organization has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries....
16:15, 2019-07-18

Lumi by Pampers combines parental insight with data to establish routine for baby Pampers is entering the baby monitoring world with its first all-in-one connected care system. The product's goal is to blend intuition with data.       ...
16:30, 2019-07-18

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

Wasp spray used as meth alternative in West Virginia, possibly linked to 3 overdoses: police At least three overdose deaths in West Virginia may be linked to a growing trend in Boone County where police believe drug users are turning to wasp spray as an alternative form of methamphetamine. ...
16:30, 2019-07-18

On Fast Against Maharashtra Firm, Employee To Get Married At Protest Site A Maharashtra-run power company worker, whose wedding is scheduled for Friday, is sitting on a fast against his alleged illegal transfer and has refused to call off the protest, prompting his family......
16:30, 2019-07-18

Expect Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav, Order Binding: Centre A day after the International Court of Justice ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, New Delhi on Thursday said the verdict is binding upon Islamabad and......
16:30, 2019-07-18

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

Six companies to compete for $2.5B in funds to install Navy C4ISR systems The Navy awarded six companies task orders for a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion contract to install and support command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems....
16:30, 2019-07-18

Apollo 11: Never-before-seen video reveals lunar samples were searched for signs of life As the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing nears, NASA has released never-before-seen footage of scientists checking the lunar samples that were brought back for signs of life...
16:30, 2019-07-18

NATO chief: Clock ticking on INF treaty as Russia shows no compliance The United States could suspend its participation in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty in a matter of weeks, prompting NATO leaders to prepare for a world with more Russian missiles....
16:45, 2019-07-18

One giant leap: how the Evening Standard was first in the race to cover the moon landing Demand for the paper was unprecedented, and the presses in the basement of the art deco Express building in Fleet Street kept rolling, says Nick Curtis...
16:45, 2019-07-18

'The river is in my blood': meet the people of the River Thames From swan markers to mudlarkers, houseboat dwellers to bridge operators, meet the people for whom the Thames is so much more than just water. Photographed exclusively by Martin Parr...
16:45, 2019-07-18

This Eco-Friendly Parking Idea Has Anand Mahindra's Nod Of Approval After promising to "banish" plastic water bottles in the boardroom, Anand Mahindra has given one of his famous Twitter shout-outs to another innovative idea for curbing plastic pollution. This......
16:45, 2019-07-18

Google brings an AR art gallery to your pocket – and it's all about color After a fix of color in your drab, monotonous life? It can be hard to get away from the office to wander an art exhibition – but Google's Arts & Culture app is hoping to bring an equivalent experience to your smartphone, all through the medium of AR (augmented reality).Google's app ...
16:45, 2019-07-18

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

Tick latched on man’s eyeball made ‘popping sound’ when doctor pried it off Kentucky man Chris Prater always sprays himself with repellent before heading into the bush, but after leaving a job last week his eye was irritated. He never thought it would be a deer tick....
17:00, 2019-07-18

Quiet day for most TUCSON – Most of us stay dry to except for areas to the south and east of Tucson. Our storm chance increases by the end of the weekend! Today: Most stay dry, sunny and hot today (10%). High: 101° Tonight: Partly cloudy and warm. Low: 77° Tomorrow: Most areas stay dry with tons of sun and temp...
17:00, 2019-07-18

New 2020 Mazda 2 due for launch this winter News 18 Jul, 2019 An updated version of the Mazda 2 supermini will reach the UK later this year, with fresh styling and revised mechanicals...
17:00, 2019-07-18

New Volvo SUVs: models larger than XC90 and smaller than XC40 considered News 18 Jul, 2019 The Volvo SUV range could be set to grow with a flagship car sitting above the XC90 and an entry-level sub-XC40 one on the radar...
17:00, 2019-07-18

New drivers could be banned at night as graduated licences explored News 18 Jul, 2019 Department for Transport says graduated driving licences are "being explored further", including a night-time ban for new drivers...
17:00, 2019-07-18

Owner of Calif. dealership group reportedly killed in Mexico Jose Arredondo, 58, was found dead by local authorities with "signs of blunt force trauma," reports said. It was unclear whether there were other victims or witnesses....
17:30, 2019-07-18

State-sponsored cybercriminals attacked 10,000 Microsoft customers in 2018 Microsoft said on Wednesday that it had notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’d been the target of state-sponsored attacks. The Windows maker said the attacks originated from countries like Iran, North Korea, and Russia. “This data demonstrates the significant extent to which n...
17:30, 2019-07-18

Police investigating 'Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss, wife Laura's alleged altercation Police are investigating an alleged altercation between "Bachelor" franchise creator Mike Fleiss and his wife after she accused Fleiss of attacking her at their Hawaii home over the Fourth of July weekend....
17:30, 2019-07-18

The Fiver | Beating competition from Europe's most admired clubs and PSG Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Back in the day, Serie A attracted the best players in the world. From Diego Maradona and Michel Platini to Ruud Gullit and Paul Rideout, all the stars flocked to Italy, lured by big salaries, high-brow competition and the prospect of tucking into i...
17:30, 2019-07-18

Darren Clarke gives Open a rousing Irish start before hopes are dampened | Kevin Mitchell Local legend got off to a flyer in the company of promising Irish amateur James Sugrue before drifting back but revelled in a ‘fabulous’ occasion at Royal PortrushFrom the moment Darren Clarke struck the first shot of thousands to follow, good and bad, in this 148th Open, the 2011 champion, a local ...
17:30, 2019-07-18

We Analyzed How the “Great Replacement” and Far Right Ideas Spread Online. The Trends Reveal Deep Concerns. “We are being replaced,” the Belgian politician Dries van Langenhove repeatedly posted on social media this Spring. Despite his use of words echoing the rhetoric found in two recent terrorist manifestos, his far-right party Vlaams Belang (“Flemish Interest”) made historic gai...
17:30, 2019-07-18

A Man Who Wrote a Message in a Bottle 50 Years Ago Has Been Found The man who wrote a 50-year-old message in a bottle found on Wednesday has been tracked down. ABC located Paul Gilmore, who wrote the letter when he was 13, through his family in Australia and England, who say that he’s currently on a cruise in the Baltic and he doesn’t know his letter h...
17:30, 2019-07-18

Defying Trump, House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia The House of Representatives passed three resolutions Wednesday to block the sale of billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a move made in defiance of President Donald Trump and likely to be vetoed. Several Republicans and Independent Justin Amash, who left the ...
17:30, 2019-07-18

Microsoft says new ElectionGuard software averts U.S. election hacks Software giant Microsoft has unveiled new technology it says will upgrade security in U.S. voting machines, and ensure all ballots are counted and authentic....
17:30, 2019-07-18

On This Day: Mike McCallum flattens Donald Curry in five rounds Matt Christie reflects on one of the finest finishes in boxing history that took place on July 18, 1987 – Mike McCallum vs Donald Curry The post On This Day: Mike McCallum flattens Donald Curry in five rounds appeared first on Boxing News....
17:30, 2019-07-18

12 reasons why you should take a vacation for your health There’s evidence that regular vacations can have a positive effect on at least a dozen conditions, including heart health, stress and depression.       ...
17:45, 2019-07-18

Don't book your flight and hotel at the same time If you book your flight and hotel at the same time, you’re doing it wrong. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
17:45, 2019-07-18

Kawhi Leonard bizarrely ripped by NBA executives Kawhi Leonard has been the talk of the NBA the past few months, yet his dazzling playoff performance hasn’t impressed everyone. As Leonard comes off a historic NBA championship with the Raptors and winning his second NBA Finals MVP, NBA executives granted the freedom of anonymity decided to take biz...
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

Bet on Rays and Charlie Morton against Yankees pen pile It’s official. Starbucks will no longer sell newspapers come September. Worse yet, the chain will continue to serve its Sous Vide Egg Bites. Bad news for Post readers, but the good news here is coffee lovers will no longer have to read the Daily Lose. Tuesday’s edition told us 50 years ago “John Gle...
17:45, 2019-07-18

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

David Duval makes nightmare 13 at British Open — and it could’ve been worse However rough your morning is, just know that David Duval’s is worse. The 2001 British Open champ started out strong at Portrush, with two birdies on the first two holes. Then he put up a quadruple bogey. Then he put up a disaster of epic proportions, carding a 13(!) on the seventh hole. This ...
17:45, 2019-07-18

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

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport makes its Olympics debut....
18:00, 2019-07-18

MG Motor Temporarily Stops Accepting Bookings For The Hector MG Motor has started operations with 120 dealerships in India and this figure will go up to 250 in September. It is planning to increase production for the Hector at its Halol manufacturing facility......
18:00, 2019-07-18

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

Binance suddenly finding $775,000 in XLM is totally not a publicity stunt Prominent cryptocurrency exchange Binance has apparently stumbled upon almost 10 million Stellar (XLM) tokens, worth $775,000 — you know, just laying around. According to a Binance blog post, the firm had been unknowingly receiving dividends for validating transactions on the Stellar network since A...
18:15, 2019-07-18

#TheBreakaway - Alberto Contador reacts to Simon Yates' brilliant stage win "Alberto Contador joins Orla Chennaoui, Brian Smith and Dan Lloyd to discuss Simon Yates\u0027 brilliant stage win. There is an interview with Geraint Thomas (10:00) and a look ahead to Friday\u0027s time trial."...
18:15, 2019-07-18

Kyoto Animation arson attack: More than $500,000 raised for victims after 33 killed in horror fire A US animation studio has raised more than half a million dollars (£415,000) in eight hours to help the victims of a devastating fire in Kyoto, Japan....
18:30, 2019-07-18

Australian MasterChef judge apologises for £4.5m staff underpayment A judge on the Australian version of TV show MasterChef has apologised after a probe found he had underpaid hundreds of restaurant staff by nearly AU$8 million (£4.5 million) over six 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

EU Fines Qualcomm for Second Time Over Market Abuse The EU hit US chipmaking giant Qualcomm with an antitrust fine of 242 million euros ($271 billion) Thursday, in another blow against a tech titan that is fighting competition battles in Asia and the......
18:30, 2019-07-18

Trump and Hope Hicks talked to Michael Cohen during efforts to quash Stormy Daniels sex claim The filing came a day after the judge in Michael Cohen's criminal case ordered their release, saying that the end of a probe into those payments to alleged sexual partners of President Donald Trump meant they should be made public....
18:45, 2019-07-18

Study: Top, bottom blood pressure numbers each predict cardiovascular risk The systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings -- which are the top and bottom numbers -- both independently forecast the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to new research....
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

Global stocks fall on trade, earnings caution; oil drops A gauge of global shares declined for a third straight session on Thursday on worries over how the trade war between the United States and China could dent corporate earnings, while oil prices dropped on expectations of rising output....
19:00, 2019-07-18

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

Airline chiefs at White House with concerns over Open Skies agreement, subsidies by Qatar, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump planned to meet on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
19:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger - CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources....
19:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 2-'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli to stay behind bars, loses appeal of conviction A federal appeals court upheld the conviction and seven-year prison term of Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive known as "Pharma Bro," for defrauding investors in his hedge funds and conspiring to manipulate the stock of Retrophin Inc, a biotechnology company he ran....
19:15, 2019-07-18

Red wine may hold a secret that will keep Mars travelers fit As NASA slowly inches towards the day when it can finally send human travelers to Mars, scientists are doing their best to make sure those first adventurers are prepared for the journey. One of the biggest challenges is ensuring that astronauts who spend the better part of a year on their way to the...
19:15, 2019-07-18

Exclusive: New leak reveals key Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL specs Google’s Pixel smartphone series has become something of an anomaly in the smartphone market. When it comes to hype, Google’s Pixel phones are always among the most talked-about Android phones when they begin to leak ahead of launch. Pre-launch buzz is par for the course for any unreleas...
19:30, 2019-07-18

Huawei ban: the global fallout explained Update: The pressure looks like it’s eased off a bit for the time being, with the US government having relaxed sanctions on Huawei, and the UK greenlighting its involvement in the country’s 5G infrastructure at a parliamentary level.Huawei has filed patents for its own mobile operating...
19:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

Jason Schwartzman, Ben Whishaw, and Andrew Bird join Chris Rock in season 4 of Fargo Its been nearly a year since FX confirmed that a fourth season of Noah Hawley’s Fargo would be happening with Chris Rock in the lead, and now the network has finally released a larger cast list that has some other big names (both in terms of famous people and the very good names of their characters)...
19:45, 2019-07-18

André 3000 just wandering the streets, playing the flute for delighted strangers Aside from a handful of excellent guest verses and the sporadic release of a few new songs, André 3000 has mostly disappeared from music since Outkast’s last record, the soundtrack to their movie Idlewild, came out back in 2006. Lately, though, he’s made an unexpected return to the limelight with a ...
19:45, 2019-07-18

Watch: Deer tick removed from Kentucky man's eyeball A Kentucky man who experienced irritation in his eye went to an optometrist and was shocked to learn the cause -- a deer tick latched onto his eyeball....
20:00, 2019-07-18

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

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

AOC, Ilhan Omar accuse Trump of 'spewing fascist ideology' after rally Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar alleged Thursday that President Trump is steering the country toward fascism, as they ramped up their criticism of the president in the wake of a fiery rally where he repeatedly blasted the freshman lawmakers....
20:15, 2019-07-18

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

Yemen: UN Envoy ‘guilty’ of optimistic hope that war is ‘nearing the end’ With Yemen once again at a “crucial moment” the UN Special Envoy trying to facilitate peace there told Security Council members on Thursday that despite the dangers of being over optimistic, he could not help thinking the country could finally be “nearing the end of its war.”...
20:45, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
20:45, 2019-07-18

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

OFFICIAL CORRECTION-Israel's Azrieli buys stake in data centres firm Compass for $135 mln Israeli real estate developer Azrieli Group said on Thursday it was acquiring 20% of Compass Holdco for $135 million for its first investment in the North American data centres market....
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Notre Dame security guard delayed response after going to wrong building when fire first broke out: report A security guard in charge of protecting Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was working only his third day and sent his fellow colleague to the wrong building to check on the alert when the fire first broke out....
21:15, 2019-07-18

American to Lead NATO Intelligence as Iraq-War-Era Concerns About U.S. Linger The alliance’s intelligence arm has been a priority for President Trump, but the appointment could make NATO’s analysis look like a rubber stamp for Washington....
21:30, 2019-07-18

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

Write Your Kid a Letter Every Year on Their Birthday When my son turned one year old, I sat down to write him a letter. I wanted to talk to him, to tell him how monumentally he had grown over the past year. I wanted to remember how his newborn legs were so skinny, I could wrap my thumb and pinky finger around them with room to spare. I wanted to bottl...
21:30, 2019-07-18

What's the Safest Seat on an Airplane? Yesterday, @KLMIndia shared and then deleted the following tweet: “According to data studies by Time, the fatality rate for the seats in the middle of the plane is the highest. However, the fatality rate for the seats in the front is marginally lesser and is least for seats at the rear third of the ...
21:30, 2019-07-18

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

U.S. demands Iran free seized ship, vows to protect Gulf oil lifeline The United States on Thursday demanded Iran immediately release a vessel it seized in the Gulf and a U.S. military commander in the region said the United States would work "aggressively" to ensure free passage of vessels through the vital waterway....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Charles Barkley calls Kevin McHale 'best player I ever played against' Charles Barkley played against some of the greatest players in NBA history but said that none were tougher than Kevin McHale.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Why Mack Brown's fingerprints are the Clemson's dynasty he now must compete against North Carolina coach Mack Brown has a long relationship with Clemson's Dabo Swinney that helped make the Tigers a dominant college football power.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Iggy Azalea battles for chart supremacy against ... Peppa Pig? The Australian rapper has seen her bid for chart domination under threat with the news that the children’s favourite animated porker is releasing an albumFirst there was the Beatles v the Rolling Stones. Then there was Blur v Oasis. Now the music industry is about to be plunged into a destructive ne...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Andrew Scheer promises to review new Canada Food Guide if elected Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is facing criticism from nutrition experts today after he pledged to review the new Canada Food Guide should the Tories win power this fall....
21:45, 2019-07-18

Does net neutrality still matter in our post-web world? What we think the public Internet is has already been replaced with a vision of the digital marketplace that’s more reflective of our society. So why are we trying to resuscitate a framework from another era?...
21:45, 2019-07-18

The Power of Terroir in Sicily’s Volcanic White Wines These unusual whites from Etna are more salty than fruity, yet even when cloaked in winemaking tricks, the power of the grape and terroir shine through....
22:00, 2019-07-18

Trump claims he 'felt bad' about racist chants at his rally Donald Trump has attempted to distance himself from the "send her back" chants aimed at Somali-born congresswoman Ilhan Omar during an election rally....
22:00, 2019-07-18

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing children’s privacy and the Internet The effort by the Federal Trade Commission is in its initial phases, but it could eventually lead to tougher enforcement of the 1998 law against apps and websites that illegally collect personal information from younger users....
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

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

U.S. Stocks Turn Positive After Fed Comments U.S. stocks broke into positive territory late Thursday after a Federal Reserve official urged central banks to lower interest rates swiftly on signs of economic weakening....
22:00, 2019-07-18

California woman contracts flesh-eating bacteria without going in water A San Diego woman said she suffered a nightmarish flesh-eating bacterial infection on her foot over the Fourth of July weekend — but unlike several others who recently contracted the disease, she never even stepped into the water, according to a new report. Noelle Guastucci, of the University Height...
22:01, 2019-07-18

Sen. Lee willing to fund 9/11 victim program for only 10 years GOP Sen. Mike ​Lee, who blocked a vote on a bill for 9/11 victims in the Senate, on Thursday suggested funding the program for 10 years instead of through 2092 as advocates have sought. “Last night Jon Stewart said he believed a billion dollars a year for ten years was a reasonable request for 9/11....
22:01, 2019-07-18

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

Man who lost leg in shooting spots limb being used on cigarette packets An amputee is seeking answers as to why a picture showing the remainder of his leg is being featured on cigarette packets to deter people from smoking....
22:15, 2019-07-18

Review: Hulu's 'Veronica Mars' is the best TV revival in years With smart evolution and commitment to neo-noir detective stories, Hulu's season of "Veronica Mars" is far superior to revivals like "Gilmore Girls."        ...
22:15, 2019-07-18

India's monsoon rains below average in past week, raising crop worries India's monsoon rains were 20% below average in the week ending on Wednesday, the weather office said, as summer showers turned patchy over the central, western and southern parts of the country, raising concerns over the progress of crop plantings....
22:30, 2019-07-18

Moments from golf's British Open Top golfers from around the world descend on the Royal Portrush Golf Club for the British Open in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The tournament runs through July 21, 2019....
22:30, 2019-07-18

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

Artist makes mural of deceased Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs in Santa Monica An artist painted a large mural of Tyler Skaggs near Santa Monica High School, where the deceased Los Angeles Angels pitcher attended before entering the big leagues....
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

Area 51 whistleblower Bob Lazar says don't storm base: "No aliens or alien technology located there" As we’ve previously stated, there aren’t aliens in Area 51. We can all agree that they lived there once, playing ping-pong and watching Happy Days from their secret alien lounge. But our space friends have long since departed their old home—a fact that makes the decision to gather a shit-ton of peo...
22:30, 2019-07-18

Fans of ’80s Euro-horror will thrill to the confounding, electrifying Luz Horror pastiches produced over the past decade or so have reliably huddled around the same set of nostalgia-friendly filmmakers, with a particular affection for colorful, commercial thrills in the style of John Carpenter. But while Carpenter is great—no one is disputing that—it’s also invigorating t...
22:30, 2019-07-18

MOVES-Bank of America hires Vitols as head of asset management investment banking -memo Bank of America Corp has appointed Janis Vitols to be its new head of global asset management investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Thursday....
22:30, 2019-07-18

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

Barcelona 'offer £90m plus two players to PSG for Neymar' "Barcelona have reportedly made their first official approach to bring Neymar back to the Nou Camp in an extraordinary player-plus-cash offer to Paris Saint-Germain."...
22:30, 2019-07-18

The signs Sam Darnold is ready to make jump Jets are counting on As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
22:45, 2019-07-18

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

Weird new type of magnetic liquid could be used to control soft robots A strange liquid magnet full of iron nanoparticles can change its shape in a magnetic field, and it may eventually be used to make wireless, moving soft robots...
23:00, 2019-07-18

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

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

World ‘off track’ to meet most Sustainable Development Goals on hunger, food security and nutrition Key parts of the Global Goals agenda linked to achieving zero-hunger are “off-track”, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday, in an appeal for much greater public investment in farming....
23:15, 2019-07-18

No Additional Charges for President Trump in Probe On Hush Money Payments Ahead of 2016 Election (NEW YORK) — Court records released Thursday show Donald Trump was aware of efforts to keep a porn star and a Playboy centerfold silent in the days leading up to the 2016 election. But despite Trump’s knowledge of those efforts— and the involvement of several others in his orbit &m...
23:15, 2019-07-18

Theresa May packs her bags, her legacy dominated by failure History may not be kind to the departing British prime minister. She had one job to do: deliver Brexit. Yet, as Brits say, she bottled it, repeatedly, and in spectacular fashion....
23:30, 2019-07-18

As France moves forward with CETA, Trudeau looks to lock in a win on trade The work to get the deal over the finish line comes after two difficult years marked by a rough renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement....
00:01, 2019-07-19

Permadeath Doesn't Matter If You Have Enough Save Files From XCOM to Fire Emblem, it feels bad to watch your team die in a tactical game. It’s way better to save a million times so that you can re-do part of a battle to keep everyone alive. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, Kirk and I brought on Gita Jackson to talk about Fire Emblem: Three Houses, whic...
00:01, 2019-07-19

Ford secretly tells dealers: Fix faulty Focus, Fiesta transmissions until July 19 Ford Motor Co. quietly notified dealers to expand warranty coverage of its 2011-17 Fiesta and Focus vehicles after a Detroit Free Press investigation.       ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

From Atlantic City to Key West: 21 beach towns that will soon be under water 24/7 Tempo identified the 21 beach towns in the U.S. that will soon be under water, based on data from the Union of Concerned Scientists report.       ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

When Jimmy Carter left office, his peanut business was $1M in debt When President Jimmy Carter left the White House in 1981, he was 56 years old, and his peanut business was deep in debt.       ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

Brazil government to detail stimulus package on July 24 Brazil's government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers' severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential chief of staff Onyx Lorenzoni said on Thursday....
00:15, 2019-07-19

It runs in the family: Elizabeth Hurley's son is a makeup model who looks just like her Elizabeth Hurley's son, Damian, is following in his mom's footsteps as a model. The 17-year-old just shared his first makeup video.        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

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

Duchess Meghan responds to Pharrell Williams marriage praise: 'They don't make it easy' Meghan Markle responded candidly to praise from Pharrell Williams at 'The Lion King' premiere: "They don't make it easy."        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

Best celebrity photos of July 2019: 'The Lion King,' ESPYs, Prime Day concert and more This July, celebrities attended some of the hottest events across the globe including the world premiere of "The Lion King" and ESPY Awards.        ...
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

Amazon Prime Day error put high-end camera gear on sale for peanuts Sometimes during major online sales, too-good-to-be-true deals accidentally make it to storefronts. Often the retailer cancels those orders after realizing the mistake, but sometimes lucky bargain hunters actually receive the goods they found for way......
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

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker today unveiled the APM (Accessible People Mover), an all-electric vehicle it designed especially for next summ......
00:30, 2019-07-19

Toys 'R' Us returns with 'STEAM' workshops and smaller stores In time for the holidays, Toys "R" Us parent company Tru Kids is planning to open two permanent stores. This time around, the stores will include things like theaters for movies and video games, STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art and Math) wor......
00:30, 2019-07-19

Holmes makes a return visit to Royal Portrush British Notes: Holmes memories of Royal Portrush, the wild weather and a big debut from a Scottish rookie        ...
00:30, 2019-07-19

Under-the-radar Lowry moves into spotlight at British Open Shane Lowry shot 4-under 67 and was in second place in the first round at the British Open after benefiting from coming into the tournament somewhat under the radar        ...
00:30, 2019-07-19

The Latest: Woods 'sore' and not moving well at British Open Tiger Woods says he was "sore" during his round of 78 at the British Open and wasn't moving as well as he did in winning the Masters in April        ...
00:30, 2019-07-19

'They nailed it': how a little dish in Australia broadcast the moon landing to the world Live TV images of Neil Armstrong’s first step came via Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, originally meant only as a backupAround the world more than 600 million people were glued to TV screens. Coordinated by Tom Reid, tracking stations at Australia’s Honeysuckle Creek, Tidbinbilla and Parkes, and t...
00:30, 2019-07-19

Anniversay Games: Ones to watch, pick of the events, full schedule "It\u0027s that time of the year again when the world\u0027s best athletes compete in the latest round of the Diamond League series at the London Stadium."...
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

Suspect in Bianca Devins slaying moved from hospital to jail His booking photo, which was released by the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, shows where he sliced his own neck after allegedly slitting Devins' throat on Sunday....
00:30, 2019-07-19

U.S. tells T-Mobile, Sprint to wrap up divestiture deal: source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that need to be divested or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping their proposed merger, a source familiar with the deal said on Thursday....
00:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

Bank of America CEO on the importance of digital banking: 'The numbers are just rolling' Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan tells Jim Cramer about how mobile banking is attracting millennials customers coming off of the bank's latest earnings report....
01:45, 2019-07-19

Trump likely to pick Scalia's son for labor secretary: Politico U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to pick Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be the secretary of labor, Politico reported on Thursday, citing three unnamed sources....
01:45, 2019-07-19

FBI documents point to Trump role in hush money for porn star Daniels FBI documents unsealed on Thursday suggest that Donald Trump was actively involved in engineering a hush-money payment shortly before the 2016 election to a porn actress who said she had a sexual encounter with him, as his personal lawyer Michael Cohen, campaign team and others scrambled to head off...
01:45, 2019-07-19

Trump disavows 'send her back' rally chant, many Republicans alarmed President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry the incendiary mantra could set the tone for the 2020 campaign....
01:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

| 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

FDA warns that ‘Big Penis’ supplement works a little too well The FDA is one of the more vital government agencies when it comes to keeping consumers safe from deceptive marketing and dangerous products, but sometimes a product comes along that we can assume is trash even before the FDA weighs in. In any case, the Food and Drug Administration just issued a war...
02:01, 2019-07-19

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

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

The iKBC MF87 Is the Most Premium-Feeling Mechanical Keyboard You Don't Have to Build Yourself There are hordes of mechanical keyboards out there, now that old-school clicky switches have made a glorious comeback. But as any keyboard fan will tell you, the deeper you dig into the mech world, the more you find yourself on a never-ending upgrade train. The iKBC MF87 was the final stop on train ...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Patent shows Sony’s PSVR 2 could have eye-tracking  Leaks and patents have strongly hinted that Sony’s PS5 may be accompanied by an improved PSVR 2 headset, either at launch or later - and a new patent just made public suggest it could track eye movement and head motion. Image credit: Sony/USPTO What will that do for VR? According to one...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Overclocked AMD Navi graphics cards with dual-fan designs are almost here Aftermarket components maker ASRock has pointed out new AMD Navi-based graphics cards with dual-fan designs and out-of-the-box overclocking, HotHardware reports. And, MSI has teased its own design, also according to HotHardware.AMD's Radeon RX 5700 and 5700 XT graphics cards are an affordable p...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Borderlands is free to play this weekend, ahead of Borderlands 3's release Attention all vault hunters! Borderlands: Game of the Year edition is free to play this weekend for those with Xbox Live Gold, ahead of the release of Borderlands 3 in September.From July 18 to July 21, those with an Xbox Live Gold subscription can play Borderlands: Game of the Year edition for free...
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

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

CBI Arrests Former Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Atiq Ahmed's Brother-In-Law Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an accused in connection with the ongoing investigation of a case related to the alleged kidnapping and assault of a businessman from Lucknow....
02:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

Over 1000 Fast Track Courts Set Up, 2250 Crores Given From Nirbhaya Fund The government has set up one-stop centres in 33 states and Union Territories across the country under the Nirbhaya Fund and provided Rs 2,250 crore under 29 programmes to ensure women safety, Rajya......
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

David Crosby on kicking drugs in prison: ‘S - - tty way to do it’ Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone. He’s as surprised as anyone that he’s still alive. “Nobody has any clue why,” says Crosby, who’ll t...
02:15, 2019-07-19

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ trailer puts Tom Cruise back in the danger zone Do you feel the need … the need for a “Top Gun” sequel trailer? Paramount Pictures premiered the first trailer Thursday for “Top Gun: Maverick,” the long-awaited follow-up to the beloved, quintessentially Tom Cruise flick — and fans are stoked. Cruise, who showed ...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Anime fans, artists react in horror to deadly fire at Kyoto Animation studio Anime artists and fans lamented a deadly fire at Japan's Kyoto Animation, known as a progressive shop that treated artists well and hired more women as directors and writers than other studios....
02:30, 2019-07-19

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

Three British ministers set to resign if Johnson becomes PM: The Times Three British cabinet ministers are set to resign the day Boris Johnson, if as expected, becomes Britain's next prime minister, The Times newspaper reported on Thursday....
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

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

I miss my kids while they’re at summer camp. But I hate Visiting Day. Gone is the equanimity I've gained over the past few weeks. Instead: Why aren’t my kids using sunscreen? Why aren’t they at least wearing one of the many hats I packed for them?...
02:45, 2019-07-19

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

Home Turf: Faux Grass Delivers the Green Without the Fuss Homeowners are shelling out thousands of dollars for artificial landscaping, but fake plants and synthetic turf can save big on water and upkeep in the long run...
02:45, 2019-07-19

Aaron Boone Melts All The Way Down, Torches Umpire With Incredible Rant Aaron Boone did not make it very far into in this afternoon’s Rays-Yankees game. In just the second inning, umpire Brennan Miller had apparently been a bad enough job calling balls and strikes by Boone’s measure that he stormed out of his dugout and absolutely ripped into Miller. Brett Gardner had j...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Go Behind the Scenes With the New 'Trailer' for Terminator: Dark Fate We have a new behind-the-scenes 'trailer' for Terminator: Dark Fate, the sixth film in the franchise which will behave as the third for narrative and James Cameron reasons....
03:00, 2019-07-19

Marvel's Avengers Game Beta Will Be First Available on the PS4 At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, we got another look at Marvel's Avengers, including beta info and PS4 priority, Heroic abilities, and when gameplay footage will drop - after Gamescom in August....
03:00, 2019-07-19

Carnage must stop in northwest Syria demands Lowcock, as attacks intensify After 80 days of intensifying attacks, many on health facilities, “the carnage must stop” in northwest Syria, said the UN relief chief on Thursday, noting that more than 70 civilians had been killed this month alone across the last rebel-held enclave of the country....
03:00, 2019-07-19

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Mandela Day, war waning in Yemen? Deadly monsoon rains, zero hunger hopes fade, fifth anniversary of MH17 crash In today’s Daily Brief: World celebrates Nelson Mandela; Security Council hears end of Yemen war may be in sight; South Asia children turned ‘upside down’ by monsoon rains; world ‘off track’ to meet zero hunger target; Italy urged to stop ‘criminalising’ migrant rescues   ...
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

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against Iran....
03:01, 2019-07-19

McIlroy's shocking start all too predictable Another poor start by Rory McIlroy at a major championship on Thursday hardly shocked some former players who used the words "choke" and "inexcusable" to describe the Northern Irishman's performance in the British Open first round on Thursday....
03:01, 2019-07-19

Holmes sets pace as McIlroy cards nightmare 79 at Open Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods endured miserable first rounds at the British Open on Thursday with American J.B. Holmes ending in the lead after shooting a five under-par 66 at Royal Portrush....
03:01, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

Sony has a few fascinating ideas to go head-to-head with the Galaxy Fold Every player in the mobile business is toying with foldable designs. Some of them have already announced their first commercial products, but the foldable phones from Samsung and Huawei have yet to hit stores. Others have confirmed they’re working on foldable designs of their own, including Le...
03:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

Chance of no-deal Brexit rises as Johnson leads Hunt: poll The chance that Britain will leave the European Union without a deal is the highest since October 2017, economists polled by Reuters say, as arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson looks set to take over as prime minister next week....
03:30, 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

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

Argentina Designates Hezbollah Terrorist Group on 25th Anniversary of Bombing The designation, which came a day before a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, coincided with the anniversary of a 1994 attack on a Jewish community center that killed 85....
04:30, 2019-07-19

Jurassic fossil suggests early mammal ancestors swallowed like modern mammals The discovery of the 165-million-year-old remains of a shrew-like animal, Microdocodon gracilis, suggests some of the earliest ancestors of modern mammals chewed before they swallowed, too....
04:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

UPDATE 4-Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, driven by continued sales increases from its cloud business and sending its shares to all-time highs....
04:45, 2019-07-19

Brazil's Monashees buys stake in plant-based meat producer Fazenda Futuro Brazilian plant-based meat producer Fazenda Futuro said on Thursday it has received its first round of investments, led by venture capital firm Monashees....
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

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

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

The Real Housewives of New York Reunion Part 2 Answers Some Important Season 11 Questions Table 62! Table 62! Tonight's installment of the Real Housewives of New York season 11 reunion addressed some very important questions from this season, though the answers were......
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

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

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to an overseas Olympics, with the aim of staying in the “upper echelons” of the medal table at Tokyo 2020.Team GB recorded their best results since 1908 ...
05:15, 2019-07-19

BHA will consider concerns over CCTV security weaknesses at Kempton Park • Issues raised after atenolol found on Crowned Eagle• No suggestion Kempton failed to fulfil its obligationsThe British Horseracing Authority said on Thursday that it will “consider” concerns raised by its independent disciplinary panel after it highlighted the fact that CCTV cameras at Kempton Par...
05:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

UNICEF urges ‘transformative shift’ in family-friendly work policies to reap ‘huge’ benefits Because the “earliest years” of life are the most crucial, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) published a list of new family-friendly policy recommendations on Friday it says will likely reap “huge” benefits....
05:30, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

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

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

President Dog Whistle Repeats Insidious and Unfounded Claim That Rep. Ilhan Omar Married Her Brother Stay with me, for a second: A mediocre white man, who inherits the majority of his wealth, claims that he’s a fantastic businessman. The same white man claims he had bone spurs to avoid serving in a war and later desecrates the legacy of deceased Arizona Senator and war hero John McCain. The white m...
06:15, 2019-07-19

Claudia Rankine on Confronting White Men About Their Privilege Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine has a new collection of essays, Just Us, coming out next year, and the New York Times Magazine published a phenomenal excerpt in this week’s issue. The essay, titled, “I Wanted to Know What White Men Thought About Their Privilege. So I Asked,” digs into how white ...
06:15, 2019-07-19

Bernie Sanders' Staff Union Demands Better Working Conditions Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign staff is apparently engaged in their very own fight for $15, according to the Washington Post. Due to overwork, the staffers, who are one of only a few unionized campaign staffs, say they are making less than the living wage that their campaign is promising...
06:15, 2019-07-19

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to fuel the national opioid addiction crisis, according to the Washington Post....
06:15, 2019-07-19

Mayor Pete pays for his security, but de Blasio sticks NYC taxpayers with bill Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to stick city taxpayers with his security bill while traveling out of state on his quixotic presidential bid, while small-city mayor and rising Democratic star Pete Buttigieg’s campaign pays for his protection. De Blasio’s security detail is provided by a d...
06:30, 2019-07-19

Male Girl Scout leader who molested Westchester teens gets probation A male Girl Scout leader who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two 14-year-old girls was sentenced to six years probation in Westchester County Thursday. Albert Orjuela, 44, of Mount Pleasant, will also be forced to register as a sex offender, the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office said ...
06:30, 2019-07-19