TECHS-NEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Day 21:30, 2019-07-11

R.I.P. Denise Nickerson, Willy Wonka's Violet Beauregarde

As reported by The New York Daily News, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory’s Denise Nickerson—she played the gum-obsessed Violet Beauregarde—has died. The news was confirmed by her family, who had been posting regular updates on Facebo...

R.I.P. Denise Nickerson, Willy Wonka's Violet Beauregarde

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Denise Nickerson, Violet in 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,' has died Actress Denise Nickerson, best known for her role as chatty gum-chewer Violet Beauregard in 1971's "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," has died, according to multiple reports citing a Facebook post from her family....
14:45, 2019-07-11

'Willy Wonka' actress Denise Nickerson dies at 62: family Denise Nickerson, who starred as the gun-snapping Violet Beauregarde in the 1971 film, "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," has died at 62 after being taken off life support Tuesday, her family said....
11:15, 2019-07-11

Start the Weekend With a Low-ish Proof Violet Spritzer Wine spritzers have a hokey reputation but, like most things dismissed as “girly,” they’re damn delicious. They’re also a great, low-ish proof beverage for when you want to sip on something without ruining yourself for the next day....
21:30, 2019-06-07

By the Book: Denise Mina The Scottish crime writer, whose new book is “Conviction,” is drawn to “flawed characters asking big questions and taking action. … That said, I will read, literally, anything.”...
15:30, 2019-06-20

‘Free Willy’ bill bans dolphin and whale captivity in Canada Canada’s parliament just passed a whale of a bill. On Monday, the Canadian House of Commons made it illegal to keep a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive. The “Free Willy” bill S203 — named after the 1993 movie about a young boy who frees an orca from a US water park — w...
18:45, 2019-06-11

China interrupts Hong Kong pop star Denise Ho at UN Chinese diplomats repeatedly interrupted a Hong Kong pop star and activist as she accused Beijing of "preventing our democracy at all costs" in a speech to the United Nations on Monday....
03:45, 2019-07-09

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 USD....
03:45, 2019-06-11

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Other Celebrities Think About the Hong Kong Protests For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low tolerance for political dissent....
22:00, 2019-07-05

Denise Richards stars in this absurd trailer for Tammy And The T-Rex's new "gore cut" A bygone curiosity that occupies a haze of uncertainty in the minds of those who did actually see it, 1994's Tammy And The T-Rex seems poised to reap the audience it so richly deserved before distributors chomped out its best parts. Denise Richards and Paul Walker, both on the verge of fame, sta...
04:00, 2019-05-31

In passage of ‘Free Willy’ bill, Canada bans captivity and breeding of whales and dolphins Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ethical concerns about their confinement....
23:15, 2019-06-11

Charlie Sheen confirms he once brought a ’lady of the night’ to ex Denise Richards’ home on Thanksgiving Two days after his ex-wife Denise Richards revealed he once brought a "hooker" to her home on Thanksgiving, Charlie Sheen is speaking out about the story, admitting that it is, in fact true. ...
03:45, 2019-05-24

First-time flyer boards conveyor belt with luggage thinking it’ll take her to plane A flyer tried to travel to new heights as a hilarious video showed her climbing onto a luggage conveyor belt at a Turkish airport, reportedly thinking it would take her to the plane. The first-time flyer checked in her bags at Istanbul Airport, but instead of heading to her terminal, she proceeded t...
20:15, 2019-07-12

How hurricane names are 'retired' from use for future storms To retire a storm name – and have it removed from the list – the hurricane must be “so deadly or costly that the future use of its name on a different storm would be inappropriate for obvious reasons of sensitivity.”...
20:15, 2019-07-12

E Jean Carroll says she received death threats after accusing Trump of rape Exclusive: advice columnist says for the first time in her life she has bullets loaded into the handgun in her bedroomE Jean Carroll, the esteemed New York journalist who has alleged Donald Trump raped her in the Bergdorf Goodman department store in Manhattan in the 1990s, now sleeps with a loaded g...
20:15, 2019-07-12

Ed Sheeran: No 6 Collaborations Project review – smarm, charm and a watertight winning formula The affable everyman dabbles in grime, hip-hop, balladry and Latino love songs as he zooms down the middle of the road to world dominationIn 2012, I interviewed Ed Sheeran backstage at Brixton Academy. There was plenty of evidence that his career was in the process of taking off – his album + had ju...
20:15, 2019-07-12

The Mid-Engine C8 Corvette's Steering Wheel Is A Nice Evolution FACT: You can’t steer a car without a steering wheel. Saab was wrong about joysticks back in the day. And since the new mid-engine 2020 C8 Chevrolet Corvette is a car people will want to steer, it follows that it will—it must—have a steering wheel. Now, you’re looking at it. Incredible!...
20:45, 2019-07-12

Would someone please tell that kid that little kids drinking milk aren’t supposed to look that, um, Would someone please tell that kid that little kids drinking milk aren’t supposed to look that, um, tough? I’ve never seen a five or six year old that looks so likely to see you, do one of those upward nods, and say “sup, dummy.”...
20:45, 2019-07-12

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, death toll may be high: police A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers had been discussing an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, police said, adding that the death toll could be high....
20:45, 2019-07-12

Coach K: Zion Williamson wasn’t in shape to play Summer League Zion Williamson’s NBA Summer League campaign lasted just nine minutes. His former Duke coach doesn’t think he should’ve been playing at all. “I thought really he never should’ve played just because he’s been on this circuit of awards, the ESPYs, everything,” Mike Krzyzewski told Forbes at the Peach ...
20:45, 2019-07-12

NBA players wrap their heads around Russell Westbrook-Chris Paul trade Woj bombs can drop NBA players’ jaws to the floor, too. When news broke Thursday night of the blockbuster trade moving Russell Westbrook to the Rockets for Chris Paul and first-round picks to the Thunder, the shock wasn’t reserved for fans alone. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted t...
20:45, 2019-07-12

The 2019 Yankees: Championship or bust Normally this would sound like a thrown-down gauntlet because, normally, this would be a thrown-down gauntlet. In this time, in this place, in this city, it is something else entirely. For the Yankees, it ought to be a welcome challenge, and for the people who care about the Yankees, it ought to be ...
20:45, 2019-07-12

Boeing 737 MAX to remain off United Airlines schedule until Nov. 3 United Airlines Holdings said on Friday the Boeing 737 MAX would stay off its flight schedule until Nov. 3, a fresh extension leading to about 2,100 cancellations in September and 2,900 in October as the jets remain grounded worldwide....
20:45, 2019-07-12

Trudeau meets with TMX workers, but announces no new details on pipeline expansion during Edmonton visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi and MP Randy Boissonnault spent the morning with workers at the Trans Mountain Edmonton Terminal....
21:00, 2019-07-12

Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice Win Flashback Friday With This Childhood Photo Oh, fashion--how funny it can be. Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice just had a laugh. The newly married royal took to Instagram on Friday with the perfect snap for the day: a......
21:00, 2019-07-12

R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Crime Charges: Everything We Know R. Kelly was arrested in on Thursday night for federal sex crimes in two states, with charges including child pornography and obstruction of justice. A federal law enforcement source told......
21:00, 2019-07-12

Hilary Duff Candidly Recalls Becoming a Mom at 24: "It Was a Little Isolating in the Beginning" Motherhood is tough--just ask Hilary Duff. To the benefit of fellow moms everywhere, the Younger star has been publicly candid about her experiences having two children over the......
21:00, 2019-07-12

Meghan Markle Sent DJ Idris Elba a Playlist for the Royal Wedding Like many brides, Meghan Markle had specific music requests for her and Prince Harry's 2018 royal wedding. Actor Idris Elba, who DJed the reception, told BBC Radio 1Xtra in a recent......
21:00, 2019-07-12

Watch Revenge Body Trainer Corey Calliet Introduce New Client Logan to His "No Excuses" Workout Regimen Corey Calliet is ready to teach new client Logan "the Calliet way." In this clip from Sunday's all-new Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian, the celebrity trainer teases what he......
21:00, 2019-07-12

Chasing 24th grand slam title, Serena targets 'calm' space She's 37 and a mom, but Serena Williams says she is inspired by other veteran sports stars such as Roger Federer and Tiger Woods as she chases a record-equaling 24th grand slam title....
21:01, 2019-07-12

Spanish Franco-era 'stolen babies' campaigner finds her family The woman who has led the campaign on behalf of hundreds given up for adoption during the Fascist dictatorship has found her biological mother gave her up for adoption voluntarily. She is continuing her legal battle....
21:15, 2019-07-12

Disney's 'The Lion King', strikingly realistic 25 years after the premiere of the Walt Disney cartoon classic, "The Lion King," the story hits the movie theaters again — this time with photorealistic animation. The result is a glimpse of the digital future....
21:15, 2019-07-12

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
21:15, 2019-07-12

What's it like performing with Cirque du Soleil nightly in Las Vegas? Mystère at the Treasure Island in Las Vegas is currently the longest running Cirque du Soleil residency in the city, first premiering on Christmas of 1993. Treasure Island invited us down to Vegas late last month to talk to some of the performers in the show and find out what its like to perform dea...
21:15, 2019-07-12

Tory leadership race: Hunt can't promise Brexit by Christmas as Johnson vows Halloween deadline 'come what may' The two Tory leadership contenders have differed on their Brexit stances again as the pair were gilled on their departure dates for leaving the European Union....
21:30, 2019-07-12

Here's Trump Screaming in Front of a Plane About How He Has Unlimited Power Following a week of ignominious policy defeats and not-altogether shocking Cabinet departures, President Donald Trump would like the American public to know that he still thinks he possesses virtually limitless constitutional power....
21:30, 2019-07-12

Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generic versions of its opioid addiction treatment Suboxone film that infringed its patents....
21:30, 2019-07-12

Text to switch: what is it and how do I switch phone deals? Text to switch is a name that aptly describes an initiative thataims to make switching phone provider - while keeping your number - easier than ever. The text to switch system must be used by all networks after regulator Ofcom announced the new way of changing networks. The idea is to make it easier...
21:45, 2019-07-12

Bride hosts impromptu nuptials for 95-year-old grandmother An Illinois bride came up with a special way to include her beloved grandmother in celebrating her nuptials. Lauren Parks, 28, decided to host a second wedding so that her 95-year-old grandma, Marie Engelking, who suffers from dementia, could be part of the big day. Parks’ grandmother was R...
21:45, 2019-07-12

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensions with Iran continue to grow....
22:00, 2019-07-12

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financial system....
22:00, 2019-07-12

Armed man in custody after ramming police cruiser during chase PICTURE ROCKS, Ariz. – An armed man is in police custody after he reportedly rammed a Marana police cruiser during a vehicle chase Thursday morning. He was just captured — Marana Police Dept (@MaranaPD) July 12, 2019 Kyle Montgomery, 25, was apprehended Thursday afternoon by Marana Police De...
22:30, 2019-07-12

Ohio has first confirmed case of measles in 2 years amid nationwide outbreak Ohio had its first confirmed case of measles in two years amid a nationwide outbreak of the disease, according to a new report. The infected person, a young adult who lives in Stark County, had recently traveled to a state with confirmed measles cases, state Health Director Dr. Amy Acton said Friday...
22:30, 2019-07-12

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others who were sickened at Ground Zero. The House voted 402-12 to advance legislation named after three 9/11 first responders who died from cancer-related ...
22:30, 2019-07-12

Has the media 'sanitized' the accusations against Jeffrey Epstein? In Jeffrey Epstein coverage, some media outlets have been slammed by abuse survivors for using terms such as "underage women" and "sex with minors."        ...
22:30, 2019-07-12

Ohio reports first case of measles in two years amid national outbreak Health officials in Ohio urge parents to get children vaccinated against highly contagious illnesses such as measles.        ...
22:30, 2019-07-12

LeVar Burton expects he'll beam into 'Star Trek: Picard' With Patrick Stewart now warping back to the "Star Trek" universe in CBS All Access' upcoming streaming series "Picard," can a reunion with some of Jean-Luc Picard's old crewmates from the U.S.S. Enterprise also be in the cards?...
22:45, 2019-07-12

Trump’s ‘Social Media Summit’ was a celebration of conspiracy theorists President Donald Trump kicked off his Thursday morning by doing what he does best: tweeting. Amid a sea of missives, which ranged from attacks on the "Fake News Media" to the Mueller Report, he said it would be "a big and exciting day at the White Ho......
22:45, 2019-07-12

Federer prevails over Nadal, gets Djokovic in final Roger Federer will play for a record ninth Wimbledon title after beating rival Rafael Nadal in a four-set thriller. He will face No. 1 seed -- and four-time champ -- Novak Djokovic in the final....
22:45, 2019-07-12

USWNT's Long says hotel room burglarized The celebration was cut short for a member of the World Cup champion U.S. women's soccer team after she discovered someone had burglarized her hotel room in Los Angeles....
22:45, 2019-07-12

The petty, wonderful and delightfully weird rise of Horns Down The anti-Texas sign that unites the Big 12 and rivals beyond has been around for more than 60 years but really took on a life of its own over the past 12 months....
22:45, 2019-07-12

Dylan Groenewegen sprints to victory in Stage 7 of the Tour de France There was no significant movement in the overall standings: Tour rookie Giulio Ciccone kept the yellow jersey with a six-second lead over Julian Alaphilippe....
22:45, 2019-07-12

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s privacy missteps, according to a person familiar with the matter....
22:45, 2019-07-12

House rejects 2 AOC amendments to limit Trump border crackdown The Democratic-led House rejected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-led efforts Friday to curb President Trump’s border crackdown. Two amendments Ocasio-Cortez authored to a defense authorization bill failed to get enough support from her colleagues on the House floor Friday. The Bronx Democrat, who has...
23:00, 2019-07-12

Summer travel destinations to stretch the US dollar As strength of the US dollar continues to worry politicians and market analysts, we see it as an excellent excuse to travel. Here are five countries where your US dollars will go further....
23:00, 2019-07-12

Russell: F1 drivers made to 'look like idiots' by Silverstone wind Williams Formula 1 driver George Russell said that the unpredictable wind conditions during Friday free practice for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone could "make yourself look like an idiot"...
23:00, 2019-07-12

England aim to inspire youth in manner of 2005 Ashes – and share £3.2m prize • Most of squad were teenagers when England regained the urn• Paul Collingwood hoping to end run as only major trophy winnerEngland’s cricketers will share £3.2m if they emerge victorious from Sunday’s World Cup final against New Zealand. But for Trevor Bayliss, the head coach, it is the chance to i...
23:00, 2019-07-12

Novak Djokovic overcomes plucky Bautista Agut to reach Wimbledon final • Djokovic beats Spanish opponent 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2• Final will be the world No 1’s sixth at WimbledonIf anyone wanted to know what makes Novak Djokovic such a great champion then one point in his semi-final summed it up perfectly. One set all with Roberto Bautista Agut, Djokovic broke to lead 4-2 ...
23:00, 2019-07-12

Serena Williams battles burden of expectation before Simona Halep final Both Wimbledon finalists will be fighting their emotions in what should be a momentous duel, with the American well placed for a 24th slamWhen Sabine Lisicki lost the final at Wimbledon to Marion Bartoli in 2013, she could not control the flow of tears that showed her desolation. Within 41 days Bart...
23:00, 2019-07-12

Royce White still isn’t buying the NBA’s mental health crusade Of all the players in NBA history who have played exactly three total minutes, none have been talked about more than Royce White. After being selected in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft, White started a national conversation on mental health in sports by publicly disclosing his struggle with a...
23:15, 2019-07-12

What to know about duct tape wart removal Warts are not usually harmful, but some people consider them unsightly and wish to remove them. One technique that people can try at home is duct tape wart removal. Learn more about this method of wart removal, as well as some other treatment options, here....
23:15, 2019-07-12

Iran plotting new wave of terror attacks amid tanker row, warns US General IRAN is feared to be plotting a new wave of terror attacks amid the worsening tanker row in the Middle East, a US General has told Daily Star Online....
23:15, 2019-07-12

Prominent liberal church ousts pastor after alleged sex toy shopping spree A famous liberal Manhattan church has parted ways with its first female senior minister after complaints she brought fellow ministers on a sex toy shopping spree and gifted one of them an unwanted vibrator, according to reports....
23:30, 2019-07-12

Christian student group sues university for 'equal access,' alleges religious discrimination A prominent Christian student group is suing its university to ensure "equal access" like other student groups on campus, alleging anti-Christian discrimination....
23:30, 2019-07-12

Oklahoma man arrested in stolen car with snake, uranium, gun, whiskey: Cops An Oklahoma man was arrested last month after police say a routine traffic stop turned up a gun, a rattlesnake, an open bottle of whiskey and rod of “radioactive” uranium. ...
23:30, 2019-07-12

Classy Djokovic charges into another Wimbledon final Top seed and defending champion Novak Djokovic held off a spirited challenge from Spanish outsider Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday to triumph in four sets and advance to a mouthwatering Wimbledon final against Roger Federer....
23:45, 2019-07-12

Grosjean makes light of pitlane spin Haas driver Romain Grosjean made light of an embarrassing pitlane spin at the British Grand Prix on Friday, saying he and the U.S.-owned team had laughed it off....
23:45, 2019-07-12

NBA announces new replay, coach's challenges leaders The NBA is promoting referee Jason Phillips to lead its replay center as Replay Center Operations Principal. Joe Borgia, the current leader of the replay center, will move into a different role where he will oversee the implementation of coach's challenges....
23:45, 2019-07-12

For 30 Minutes on a Hot Friday Morning, Trump Lashes Out at a Range of Critics The president’s targets included Bill de Blasio, Paul D. Ryan, the outgoing British ambassador and the press. But he said that Nancy Pelosi was not a racist....
23:45, 2019-07-12

Doctor Told to Cover Up Romper on Flight From Jamaica Says American Airlines’ Apology Isn’t Enough American Airlines has formally apologized to Dr. Latisha “Tisha” Rowe for pulling her off a flight from Jamaica to Miami because her romper was deemed inappropriate by a flight attendant. But in an interview with Good Morning America on Thursday, Rowe reiterated that the apology wasn’t enough, calli...
23:45, 2019-07-12

How to Have an ‘Appropriately Chilled Kombucha Boy Summer’ It’s mid-July, which means it’s almost August, which means it’s almost fall, which means it’s almost that time of year when everything dies, which means you’ll soon be contemplating your own dwindling mortality and inevitable death. Since we don’t have much time left, we need to spend as much of it ...
23:45, 2019-07-12

Saddle Up: Lil Nas X Is Going to Remix ‘Old Town Road’ Till He Can’t No More Just when you thought you were tired of “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X has dropped yet another remix that threatens to give the 14-week number 1 an even longer run at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. This time, Young Thug and Mason Ramsey (you know him as the Walmart yodeling boy) hopped on the viral h...
23:45, 2019-07-12

Paul Ryan Continues His Ascent From Slug to Spineless Jellyfish in New Book on Trump There is a saying in the streets for when someone talks trash about a person they were scared to fight after that adversary isn’t around to harm them....
23:45, 2019-07-12

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, according to a source familiar with the matter but not authorized to speak on the record, a deal that could result in unprecedented federal oversight of the...
23:45, 2019-07-12

Mining, Manufacturing Pull Down IIP Growth To 3.1% In May The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had expanded by 3.8 per cent in May 2018. The index grew at 4.3 per cent in April and 0.4 per cent in March this year....
00:00, 2019-07-13

9/11's first responders say House approval of victims' funding bill is 'step in the right direction' John McClean, a retired New York City firefighter who was among one of the first at the scene on Sept. 11, 2001, and is still suffering from a multitude of illnesses related to the Wolrd Trade Center attacks says he is "hopeful" after receiving news that the House overwhelmingly passed a bill to ext...
00:00, 2019-07-13

Harris appears to knock Warren, other 2020 Dems: 'I'm not churning out plans like a factory' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., agreed with a radio host on Friday after he mocked her fellow 2020 presidential candidates by claiming they were acting like talk show host Oprah Winfrey by handing out free things with unrealistic policy proposals....
00:00, 2019-07-13

We gave US police, ICE, and CBP AI without regulations in 2016: Now it’s 1984 This weekend’s ICE raids are essentially a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the government‘s surveillance state. The same AI-powered tools empowering those agents to identify, target, track, and spy on immigrants without a warrant are already in the hands of police officers, sherriff’s deputies, and bord...
00:15, 2019-07-13

| CSA announces franchise, provincial fixtures for 2019/20 CSA announced the franchise fixtures for both domestic competitions for the 2019/20 season as well as the senior provincial fixtures for both men and women....
00:15, 2019-07-13

Succession invites us into the war room in its overwhelming second episode In advance of the second season of HBO’s Succession, we’ve decided to revisit the first season episode-by-episode. Yes, we shared some thoughts ahead of its season one premiere and also wrote up the finale, but we’re big fans of Jesse Armstrong’s wickedly funny exploration of the ultra-rich and want...
00:15, 2019-07-13

The Walking Dead is currently "working on" bringing Lauren Cohan back The Walking Dead has seen its share of world-shifting, fairly damaging changes over the past few years. With longtime cast member Danai Gurira gearing up for her final appearance as Michonne, the showrunners seem eager to retain as much of the original magic that they can muster. Part of that effort...
00:15, 2019-07-13

Google Doodle Honors Heart Surgeon René Favaloro, Who Pioneered Coronary Bypass Surgery René Favaloro, a pioneering Argentine heart surgeon, is being remembered with a Google Doodle for his contributions to coronary bypass surgery on what would have been his 96th birthday. Born in La Plata, Argentina, in 1923, Favaloro started his career as a doctor in the farming community of J...
00:15, 2019-07-13

Djokovic and Federer's Sunday showdown could define how this rivalry is remembered "After witnessing the grandest of rivalries, we now look towards one far more difficult to define. Perhaps Sunday’s showdown will go some way to telling us how Roger Federer’s rivalry with Novak Djokovic will be remembered, writes Michael Hincks."...
00:15, 2019-07-13

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the contaminated site....
00:30, 2019-07-13

| Suicide attack at Somalia hotel followed by gunfire A car bomb went off in a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayuo where legislators and local elders were meeting, followed by gunfire, a police officer says....
00:30, 2019-07-13

| Europe's ties with Africa must change - Ghana president Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana's president said....
00:30, 2019-07-13

Oklahoma man breaks into home, molests two kids TUSLA, Okla. (KJRH) – Tulsa police say a man is in jail and is accused of breaking into a home and sexually assaulting two children. Officers say this morning a woman called 911 and claimed she woke up to find Mark Twardokus inside her west Tulsa home. Mark Twardokus/ NBC Tusla Police said the...
00:30, 2019-07-13

The Goddamn KFC Just Up And Exploded What the hell! This KFC in Eden, North Carolina just exploded out of nowhere overnight, leaving residents gazing upon nothing but scattered rubble when they arrived to get their Thursday morning fill of fried chicken. Thankfully, no one was in the restaurant at 12:30 a.m. when it happened, so no har...
00:45, 2019-07-13

Details of R Kelly charges revealed - including kidnapping Details of the charges against R Kelly have been revealed, including kidnapping and that he and members of his entourage recruited women and girls to engage in illegal sexual activity....
00:45, 2019-07-13

World’s Oldest Christian Letter Found On 3rd Century Egyptian Papyrus Egypt played a very significant role in the history of early Christianity. A researcher has announced that she has found the earliest known Christian letter ...
01:00, 2019-07-13

Russia’s Wealth of Archaeological Wonders The treasures and ancient mysteries of Russia provide evidence of vital stages in not only human evolution, but the very origins of life on planet earth. ...
01:00, 2019-07-13

The Twitch Streamers Who Put People To Sleep (Literally) I don’t know if I’ve ever been fully conscious for an entire David “Dog” Caero Twitch stream. The Hearthstone personality (and now inaugural Masters Tour champion) lives in Nevada, which means that when he hits the internet, it’s already twilight in my Brooklyn apartment. There’s nothing to blame bu...
01:00, 2019-07-13

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder - Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
01:00, 2019-07-13

USAF's Mountain Home AFB stays busy with F-35A fighter plane rotations Idaho's Mountain Home Air Force Base is now the location of the largest off-station operation of F-35 II fighter planes, the U.S. Air Force noted on Friday....
01:01, 2019-07-13

Volkswagen Pact Helps Ford in Europe In working with VW, Ford hopes it can develop an electric car for Europe faster and at a lower cost than it could on its own, as tougher emissions rules in the region raise costs for auto makers....
01:01, 2019-07-13

Dolphins’ Kendrick Norton declared at fault in traffic accident that cost him arm Florida Highway Patrol said in a report that Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton caused the July 4th car crash that resulted in his arm amputation....
01:15, 2019-07-13

Prominent anti-vaxxers lose New York court case over religious exemptions Enlarge / Anti-vaccine advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. during a public hearing on vaccine related bills in 2015. (credit: Getty | Portland Press Herald) A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a request by 55 anti-vaccine families to block a recently passed state law eliminating ...
01:15, 2019-07-13

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amends the Human Rights Law by adding “traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to hair texture and protective hairstyles” to the...
01:15, 2019-07-13

Wild police chase turns into ‘action movie’ when suspects jump from RFK Bridge A wild police car chase straight out of “The Fast and Furious” took place on the Robert F. Kennedy bridge Thursday when a car-full of men fled from police, crashed into a wall — then jumped off a highway exit ramp to escape, law enforcement sources told The Post Friday. The action ...
01:15, 2019-07-13

Bronx HS stabber was looking for fight when he pulled knife on classmates: prosecutor A bullied Bronx high schooler brought a switchblade to history class because he was itching to use it, a prosecutor said Friday, in closing arguments in the manslaughter trial of Abel Cedeno, the teen who killed one classmate and seriously injured another during a 2017 brawl. But Cedeno — who&...
01:15, 2019-07-13

Jeffrey Epstein’s cell is 3 doors down from El Chapo Accused pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is being kept this close to El Chapo at a Manhattan jail, sources told The Post. Epstein — who was arrested on sex-crime charges last week — landed in cell No. 4, three doors down from Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo’’ Guzman, sources said. Chapo is in cell N...
01:15, 2019-07-13

This is the clearest Samsung Galaxy Note 10 leak yet A new Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus photo has leaked out, this one giving us a look at the top of the phone ahead of its official launch on August 7 - as well as a look at the Galaxy Watch Active 2.This early look comes courtesy of notable leaker Evan Blass, and the phone it depicts matches the Note 1...
01:30, 2019-07-13

These stores offer teachers discounts and are holding events. Is your favorite included? Target, Walmart, Michaels, Barnes & Noble and other stores are offering teachers discounts or holding events. Find out if your store is participating.       ...
01:30, 2019-07-13

'The View' hosts press Harris on Biden criticism: 'I don't want to see you all cannibalizing each other' Multiple hosts on 'The View' pressed the California senator on what they suggested were unnecessary attacks on front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden....
01:30, 2019-07-13

New Nissan Juke previewed ahead of September unveiling The second instalment of Nissan's hugely popular crossover will have new platform, fresh design and interior overhaul Nissan's long-awaited new Juke has been previewed in a first official image that gives a glimpse of the crossover's front-end design.  The darkened shot, released along with a conf...
01:30, 2019-07-13

Robinson Cano now batting fifth as Mets’ lineup becomes ‘more fluid’ Robinson Cano’s days of batting third appear to have ended. Mets manager Mickey Callaway has dropped Cano to fifth in the order to open the second half of the season Friday night against the Marlins in a showdown between the National League bottom-dwellers. “I think it’s [the lineup] something that ...
01:45, 2019-07-13

AB InBev pulls Budweiser listing, canceling year's largest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Friday it will not proceed with the planned listing in Hong Kong of its Asia Pacific unit, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd , in what would have been the world's biggest initial public offering (IPO) of 2019....
01:45, 2019-07-13

Thanks to Kel Mitchell, the secret 'Good Burger' sauce exists, and it's super-tasty Kel Mitchell has made his "Good Burger" sauce available at a Hollywood pop-up. What's in it? Ketchup, lemon, pickles, magic and nostalgia.       ...
02:00, 2019-07-13

Jeffrey Epstein paid potential witnesses $350,000 in sex trafficking case: prosecutors Jeffrey Epstein allegedly paid $100,000 to a person identified in his 2007 non-prosecution agreement, and $250,000 to another person, identified as a possible co-conspirator, prosecutors say....
02:00, 2019-07-13

Five sent to hospital on sixth day of Pamplona bull run One man was gored and at least four other people were sent to hospital with injuries following the sixth day of the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of......
02:15, 2019-07-13

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations it shared users' personal information with Cambridge Analytica....
02:15, 2019-07-13

Austrian politician arrested after firing pistol from balcony An Austrian police tactical unit was deployed after a 57-year-old local politician fired indiscriminately from his balcony. No one was injured, and the populist Freedom Party of Austria suspended the unidentified man....
02:15, 2019-07-13

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic to face Roger Federer in final This year's Wimbledon final will feature defending champion Novak Djokovic against eight-time winner Roger Federer. Djokovic was victorious the last two times the pair met in the Wimbledon final....
02:15, 2019-07-13

Japan sets up working group on impact of Facebook's Libra ahead of G7 Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financial regulation, government sources said, ahead of a G7 finance leaders' gathering where the topic will be high on the agenda....
02:15, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 4-U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues - source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
02:15, 2019-07-13

Jeffrey Epstein jail logs: Accused predator met with Alan Dershowitz, Bill Clinton pal a decade ago Wealthy financier and accused child sex predator Jeffrey Epstein had a laundry list of friends visit him while he was in jail in 2008 and 2009, including Alan Dershowitz, a Clinton financier and Epstein's alleged co-conspirators....
02:15, 2019-07-13

China’s Retort Over Its Mass Detentions: Praise From Russia and Saudi Arabia After 22 countries deplored China’s treatment of Muslims in the Xinjiang region, 37 nations praised China’s “contribution to the international human rights cause.”...
02:15, 2019-07-13

Detroit man charged with first-degree murder, other felonies in LGBTQ killing A 26-year-old man was charged with numerous felonies, including first-degree murder and four firearm counts, for allegedly assaulting two gay men in Detroit, one of whom died. ...
02:30, 2019-07-13

Gibraltar police release all crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday that all four crew members of the Iranian Grace 1 tanker have been released on bail without charge after it was detained last week on suspicion of breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
02:30, 2019-07-13

Pentagon postpones press briefing on Russian missile system delivery to Turkey The Pentagon said on Friday it had indefinitely postponed a press briefing on Turkey accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system....
02:30, 2019-07-13

Romelu Lukaku expecting to stay at Man Utd this summer after Inter fail to make suitable offer Romelu Lukaku is increasingly resigned to staying at Manchester United after Inter Milan failed to come up with a suitable offer during talks this week....
02:30, 2019-07-13

Outgoing UK Ambassador Kim Darroch tells staff Boris Johnson will appoint his successor Lame-duck British Prime Minister Theresa May will not race to appoint a new ambassador to the United States, outgoing envoy Kim Darroch revealed in a private staff meeting....
02:30, 2019-07-13

Let's Hear the V6s of Power and Racing For oh so many years, the V6 was simply the not-V8. It was a lesser. “V6 I never bought,” as Gucci bragged back in 2008. But the layout is having its moment in the sun these days, powering everything from F1 cars to an increasing count of supercars. Let’s hear how they sound....
03:00, 2019-07-13

Comment of the Day: If You're Going to Spend Money on Anything, Make It Tires Edition Our dear David Tracy is off on another adventure, kind of, having acquired yet another a $500 Jeep he’ll probably end up driving for years. But the point of this post is to talk priorities....
03:00, 2019-07-13

Power Struggle at Rich Energy Continues as It's Accused of Stiffing Whyte Bikes $45,000 Rich Energy, the mysterious British energy-drink company plastered across the Haas Formula One Team’s cars, is having quite the week. From a later-refuted statement that it would end its Haas partnership over “poor performance” and “PC attitude,” to an apparent power struggle within the company, th...
03:00, 2019-07-13

The Best Toys to Make Your Kid Independent, According to a Montessori Teacher One of the hallmarks of the Montessori method is an emphasis on independence. I’m seeing this firsthand as—I kid you not—my seven-month-old infant came home from his first week of Montessori having learned how to hold his own bottle with two hands like a Stanley Cup champion. Simone Davies, a Montes...
03:00, 2019-07-13

Make a Summery Old Fashioned With Pineapple Rum I can drink an old fashioned no matter the weather, but sometimes it’s fun to tweak drinks to the season. A dark rum old fashioned is already a great choice, but a pineapple rum old fashioned is an even better one....
03:00, 2019-07-13

Say hiya to Hiyashi Chuka, the Japanese cold noodles made for summer Let us declare hiyashi chuka the summer dish of 2019. Think of it as a deconstructed bowl of ramen, minus the hot broth, with an assortment of proteins and thinly sliced vegetables. A small dish of bright and savory sauce is served on the side for pouring over or dipping....
03:00, 2019-07-13

Get Your Kid Psyched About Chores by Giving Them an 'Official' Title Want to get your little kid excited about helping out around the house? Give them an official title. I tell you this as the mother of a renowned “orange monitor,” a position I gave my daughter when she was five. Her job was to alert me and her dad when we were running low on oranges, and then at the...
03:00, 2019-07-13

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's Romance Heats Up in San Francisco Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello have left their hearts in San Francisco! As fans continue to speculate as to what's really going on between the pop stars, the duo popped up in the......
03:00, 2019-07-13

The 10 Most Exciting Panels Happening at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Warner Bros, Sony, and Universal might be sitting out San Diego Comic-Con 2019, but we’ve still got plenty of amazing panels to be excited about—especially in regards to new television shows. We’ll be covering all of it from San Diego next week, but for those prepping their must-see lists, we’re cou...
03:15, 2019-07-13

Facebook to be fined $5bn for Cambridge Analytica privacy violations – reports The $5bn fine would be the largest ever levied by the Federal Trade Commission against a technology companyThe Federal Trade Commission has reportedly voted to approve fining Facebook roughly $5bn to settle an investigation into the company’s privacy violations that was launched following the Cambri...
03:30, 2019-07-13

US mayors fight back and pledge help for migrants targeted in Ice raids Officials to support undocumented migrants in their cities‘We’re doing everything we can … to push back against Trump’America’s leading mayors have been teeing up resources in anticipation of helping those targeted by immigration raids slated to start on Sunday. Related: Lunatic 19s: A Deportational...
03:30, 2019-07-13

AI Weekly: Highlights from VentureBeat’s AI conference Transform VentureBeat held its largest AI conference to date this week, bringing together startups and the biggest AI companies in the world. Here are the highlights.Read More...
03:30, 2019-07-13

Warframe's New Spaceships Are Powered By Portals Adding fully-manned spaceships and space combat to a gargantuan online game like Warframe isn’t rocket science. It’s portal science. It’s also game development wizardry that makes my brain hurt....
03:30, 2019-07-13

Political drama not selling books like it used to The book world has turned upside down when it comes to predicting a best-seller. A year ago, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” was in the No. 1 spot for the first half, and not far behind was former FBI Director James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty” at No. 3. Bob Woodward’s “Fear,” which hit in......
04:01, 2019-07-13

Starbucks to end newspaper sales in September, including USA Today Starbucks will end the sale of USA Today, New York Times and Wall Street Journal print newspapers in more than 8,600 stores in the U.S. in September       ...
04:15, 2019-07-13

Vegas cashes in with 62 at John Deere Classic It was another day, another 62 on the PGA Tour as Jhonattan Vegas became the latest player to post the score en route to a one-stroke lead after the second round of the John Deere Classic on Friday....
04:15, 2019-07-13

Ageless Federer enjoys turning the tables on great foe Nadal There was no rain break, no twilight five-set drama and no Wimbledon trophy on offer on Friday but none of that bothered ageless Swiss maestro Roger Federer....
04:15, 2019-07-13

Trump sounds off on wide range of topics including Census, ICE raids President Trump opined on a wide range of topics during a 31-minute back-and-forth with reporters on Friday. The commander in chief held court on the White House lawn over the loud whirr of Marine One’s rotors before heading off to Wisconsin for fundraising efforts. Census On his decision not to pre...
04:30, 2019-07-13

Northern Ireland official offended by royal portraits secretly paid $12K A senior Northern Ireland official was secretly paid $12,500 in compensation because he was offended by portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip that hung in his London workplace, according to reports. The miffed civil servant, Lee Hegarty, had worked in the office for between 15 and 20 years,...
04:30, 2019-07-13

Mr. Olympia winner Shawn ‘Flexatron’ Rhoden accused of rape by fellow bodybuilder Bodybuilding star and Mr. Olympia winner Shawn Rhoden — aka “Flexatron” — has been charged with first-degree rape in Utah, according to cops. The 44-year-old is accused of sexually assaulting a female bodybuilder inside of a Courtyard Marriott hotel room back in October. He h...
04:30, 2019-07-13

Ex-Arizona schools considered for temporary migrant lodging Arizona school district officials are considering former school buildings to house migrant families. The Phoenix Elementary School District approved a three-month lease Friday for the Ann Ott School to temporarily house more than 80 people. The Tucson Unified School District is considering using Men...
04:30, 2019-07-13

Man socked in the face after absent-mindedly buzzing in robber Careful whom you let inside. A robber punched a Hell’s Kitchen man in the face and snatched his cellphone — as he stood in his own home — after he absent-mindedly buzzed the crook into the building, according to police. The 30-year-old man was at his place on West 49th Street near Ninth Avenue at......
05:00, 2019-07-13

Consultant plan would strip power from popular subways chief Andy Byford: critics A set of transit proposals aimed at eliminating duplicate work between the MTA’s subsidiary agencies would limit city transit boss Andy Byford’s control over the system, rider advocates complained after the city officials were briefed on the report Friday. The proposals, in a $4 million ...
05:00, 2019-07-13

‘Conservative reporter’ sues AOC for blocking him on Twitter A self-described “conservative journalist” is suing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for blocking him on Twitter. Former Jewish Voice reporter Harry Cherry claims the freshman congresswoman is violating his First Amendment rights by blocking him on the social media platform. “Libs sue...
05:00, 2019-07-13

Donkey’s death on 4th of July may prompt new laws on loud noises The noise was probably too much for Sammy the Donkey, a Georgia farmer says. John Bogino of Seven Gables Farm, north of Atlanta, says Sammy (short for Sambuca) probably couldn’t take the explosions from nearby Fourth of July fireworks. “The sounds were really loud, and I suspect he got scared out th...
05:15, 2019-07-13

58-year-old mom on SI swimsuit issue tryout: ‘I already feel like I won’ The Connecticut mom competing to become Sports Illustrated’s oldest, open-casting swimsuit model told The Post she thinks she’s “already won” after attending a casting call on Friday in Miami. “It was really cool,” Jodi Harrison-Bauer, 58, said during an interview after the event at the W South Beac...
05:15, 2019-07-13

An ‘EpiPen’ for spinal cord injuries could prevent paralysis When your body suffers trauma, its fierce army of immune cells go to work — clearing out dead and damaged tissue as well as beefing up the injured area’s defense against infection. But for the some 12,000 new cases of spinal cord injury in the US annually, the body’s immune system ...
05:15, 2019-07-13

Deal struck for Mueller to appear, give extended testimony before Congress on July 24 Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will give extended testimony as part of a deal for him to appear before congressional lawmakers later this month, Democratic Party officials said Friday. ...
05:15, 2019-07-13

Ted Cruz leads backlash after Tennessee gov signs proclamation honoring early KKK leader Tennesse Gov. Bill Lee was under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday after signing a proclamation designating Saturday, July 13 as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a state "day of special observance" honoring a Confederate general and early leader of the Klu Klux Klan....
05:15, 2019-07-13

Pence still won’t divulge reason for abrupt NH trip cancellation: ‘I can’t discuss it’ Vice President Pence said Friday he still “can’t discuss” the reason for his mysterious, last-minute decision earlier this month to abandon plans to fly to New Hampshire and instead return to the White House....
05:15, 2019-07-13

Brandi Chastain's iconic Women's World Cup moment immortalized with statue outside Rose Bowl Former U.S. women’s soccer star Brandi Chastain was honored with a statue outside the Rose Bowl in California on Wednesday to celebrate the 1999 World Cup-winning team....
05:15, 2019-07-13

Chants of 'classrooms, not cages' as hundreds gather for DC 'Lights for Liberty' vigil Hundreds of people gathered Friday night for Washington’s “Lights for Liberty” event and vigil, one of more than 700 that were planned worldwide.        ...
05:45, 2019-07-13

Prosecutors: Evidence Jeffrey Epstein tampered with witnesses and is worth more than $500M Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein tampered with witnesses, has net worth of more than $500M, prosecutors allege, arguing he should not get bail        ...
05:45, 2019-07-13

U.S. lawmakers will delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time, the committees said on Friday....
05:45, 2019-07-13

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of......
06:15, 2019-07-13

Top Court Notice To Centre, State On Plea Against Sikkim Chief Minister The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre and the Sikkim government on a petition challenging the appointment of Prem Singh Tamang as the chief minister of the Himalayan state. The......
06:15, 2019-07-13

Marlins Keep the Mets Reeling Miami’s Caleb Smith (5-4) pitched six innings, allowing two unearned runs and three hits. He struck out six and worked around a season-high five walks....
06:30, 2019-07-13

TV tribes: the style mantras of your 4 favourite TV shows, decoded From Eleven's makeover in Stranger Things, to Big Little Lies blow-dries and Love Island's look-but-don't splash Lycra, summer TV is all about the aesthetic...
07:00, 2019-07-13

Wimbledon 2019: Hugh Grant, Jude Law, Pixie Lott and Sir David Attenborough among A-listers in royal box for Federer vs Nadal clash A host of stars including Hugh Grant, Jude Law, Pixie Lott and Sir David Attenborough were out in force on day 11 of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships....
07:00, 2019-07-13

Blind date: ‘I told her I wouldn’t call myself straight’ Summer, 26, art publisher, meets Mark, 32, technical delivery managerWhat were you hoping for?I was told he was a cyclist, so nice legs. Continue reading......
07:15, 2019-07-13

NFL suspends Oakland Raiders guard Richie Incognito two games for personal conduct The NFL will suspend four-time Raiders Pro Bowl guard Richie Incognito two games for a violation of the league's personal conduct policy.       ...
07:15, 2019-07-13

LeBron James, Anthony Davis will have to wait a season to swap No. 23 The deadline to change numbers was in March, and Nike would reportedly lose too much from jerseys they've already made.       ...
07:15, 2019-07-13

Jets TE Herndon suspended 4 games by NFL for 2018 DWI arrest Jets second-year tight end Chris Herndon has been suspended without pay by the NFL for the first four regular-season games for violating the league's substance abuse policy       ...
07:15, 2019-07-13

Murphy's homer in 8th helps Rockies beat Reds 3-2 Daniel Murphy hit a go-ahead solo shot in the eighth for his first homer at Coors Field as a member of the Rockies and Colorado rallied for a 3-2 win over Cincinnati Reds that snapped a six-game skid       ...
07:15, 2019-07-13

Indonesia leader meets defeated rival after divisive poll Indonesia’s president and his defeated election rival met for the first time since the divisive April poll, signaling a calming of political tensions in the world’s third-largest democracy...
07:15, 2019-07-13

United Airlines Announces Extended Flight Cancellations Due to Grounded Boeing 737 Max Flight cancellations continue as the Boeing 737 Max remains grounded pending an ongoing review of its software update, with United Airlines on Friday announcing yet another schedule revision.Read more......
07:30, 2019-07-13

Mini Remastered: driving the classic car's £90,000 reinvention David Brown Automotive is based in an 18,000sq ft facility at Silverstone. The staff roster numbers just 40 to produce not only the Mini Remastered but also this Aston Martin lookalike Speedback Beatles albums at 50 can now be improved, apparently. Is the same true of Minis at 60? We head to Swing...
07:30, 2019-07-13

Finger-clicking good: Autocar goes slot-car racing There’s more to slot racing than pressing a trigger You don’t need a Bugatti to experience nearly 300mph, just some slot-car racing skills. We check out Scalextric for grown-ups Scalextric on steroids, they call it, and once you’ve done a lap of the 110-foot, five-lane track with the 1:32-scale c...
07:30, 2019-07-13

What Is the S-400? The Russian Missile System in Turkey That Irks the Pentagon Turkey’s purchase of the S-400 missile defense system could give Russian technicians access to technology in U.S. warplanes that Turkey wants to buy....
08:00, 2019-07-13

Trevor Noah on Trump: ‘I’m just trying to raise questions’ From plummeting ratings to a global success, how did the Daily Show host become “America’s therapist”?It is a few hours before Trevor Noah takes his seat at The Daily Show’s presenting desk, from which – four nights a week – he lobs comedic grenades at 21st-century America. To prepare for the consum...
08:30, 2019-07-13

LeBron James’s plan of gifting his No. 23 jersey to Anthony Davis has hit a snag Nike reportedly says production issues and the subsequent financial hit won't allow James's new Lakers teammate to wear the jersey until the 2020-2021 season....
08:30, 2019-07-13

It's Here. Elon Musk's Startup To Reveal How To Link Brain With Computers Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk's startup Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces - something that only exists in sci-fi movies at the moment - to connect humans and......
08:30, 2019-07-13

Angels' Cole and Pena have no-hit Mariners thru 8 Los Angeles Angels pitcher Taylor Cole and Felix Pena have combined for eight no-hit innings against the Seattle Mariners       ...
09:15, 2019-07-13

US service member killed in action in Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American service member has been “killed in action” in Afghanistan but offered no further details about the service member’s identity or circumstances surrounded the death...
10:00, 2019-07-13

Packers profit drops 98 percent to $724,000 GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers reported a profit of just $724,000 in their latest fiscal year, which included their second straight season without a playoff appearance, a large contract extension for quarterback Aaron Rodgers and change in head coach from Mike McCarthy to Matt LaFleur. Gree...
10:15, 2019-07-13

How we live together: 'Our drama teacher made us act as if we were about to kiss' The opera students who share a homeTom and I are both on the opera course at the Royal Academy of Music, in London. One of our most vivid early encounters was when our drama teacher made us walk into the middle of a circle of our peers and act as if we were about to kiss. Continue reading......
11:15, 2019-07-13

In the frame: summer's best sunglasses – in pictures Whether you want to look sophisticated in tortoiseshell or add a pop of colour courtesy of pink heart-shaped frames, here’s our selection to help you put other sun-seekers in the shade Continue reading......
11:15, 2019-07-13

Sir Michael Fallon welcomes police probe into Sir Kim Darroch cable leaks Former defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon has welcomed the Met police investigation into the leak of official communications written by Britain's ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch....
11:30, 2019-07-13

London schoolgirl, 11, praised for equality speech telling peers to 'own it, be you' An 11-year-old London schoolgirl has been praised after giving a rousing speech denouncing prejudice and urging others not to be "afraid to be amazing"....
11:30, 2019-07-13

Climate hawks fear Tom Steyer's presidential run could backfire Environmentalists are not enthusiastic about California billionaire Tom Steyer’s late entrance into the presidential race and worry his campaign could backfire....
11:30, 2019-07-13

The Black Hole Engulfing the World’s Bond Markets There’s a multitrillion-dollar black hole growing at the heart of the world’s financial markets. Negative-yielding debt -- bonds worth less, not more, if held to maturity -- is spreading to more corne......
11:30, 2019-07-13

Flip-flopping Arizona governor welcomes Nike factory after blasting company Turns out Nike and Arizona’s governor are both in the flip-flop business. After Nike announced on Thursday it would open a $184 million sneaker factory in Goodyear, Ariz. — one that would provide at least 500 jobs — Gov. Doug Ducey tweeted: “This is good news for Arizona. … We welcome @Nike to our s...
11:45, 2019-07-13

Prussian monarchy heirs seek restitution of artefacts from German state Hohenzollerns want property and artworks lost after two world wars and Soviet occupationThe heirs of the former Prussian monarchy are seeking the return of thousands of artworks, memorabilia and other historical artefacts from the German state, the country’s culture ministry has said.Negotiations ha...
12:00, 2019-07-13

Louisiana man arrested after wife allegedly catches him raping 9-year-old girl: report A Louisiana man was reportedly arrested this week on first-degree rape charges after his wife allegedly walked in on him sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl left in his care....
12:15, 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres.        ...
12:15, 2019-07-13

They used to be Beto O’Rourke fans. But Texans’ allegiance to him has vanished as quickly as ‘Beto-mania.’ The former congressman energized thousands of Democrats in Texas during his Senate run in 2018 — particularly young voters — but now many wonder where the magic went....
12:15, 2019-07-13

Progressives blame Nancy Pelosi for 'horrendous' migrant aid bill and holding them back on impeachment Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Sen. Jeff Merkley blamed Democratic leadership for the $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package Congress passed last week that was bitterly opposed by many progressive Democrats. Jayapal and Merkley, who spoke at the annual Netroots Nation conference on Friday, agreed that Hou...
12:30, 2019-07-13

Some of Amazon's highly paid tech workers say warehouse worker conditions are 'a source of shame' (AMZN) AP Images / Peter Wynn Thompson Some Amazon tech workers say they are ashamed of the working conditions of the company's warehouse workers. The tech workers are openly sharing words of encouragement to those warehouse employees, who are planning on a short strike during Amazon Prime Day. The striki...
12:30, 2019-07-13

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly wired $350,000 to 2 people after a bombshell 2018 report, prosecutors say Rick Friedman/Corbis via Getty Images Federal prosecutors accused Jeffrey Epstein, the 66-year-old hedge fund manager charged this week with sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking, of witness tampering and alleged he wired hundreds of thousands of dollars to two potential witnesse...
12:30, 2019-07-13

SBI To Remove Immediate Payment Service Charges From August 1: 10 Points State Bank of India or SBI, the largest commercial bank in the country, has decided to do away with IMPS (Immediate Payment Service) charges for its internet banking, mobile banking and YONO (You Only......
12:45, 2019-07-13

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share of paying subscribers and arguably a better product than alternatives. That said, Amazon, of all com...
12:45, 2019-07-13

Manhattanhenge July 2019 Day 2: When and Where to Watch After getting rained out in May, many New Yorkers got to take “the best sunset picture of the year” on Friday. They’ll get a second chance on Saturday....
13:00, 2019-07-13

Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang's Paper Girls might end up being Amazon's answer to Stranger Things Okay, so get this: There’s this series that’s been running for a few years now, right, about a bunch of tweens trying to live their lives in the 1980s Midwest, riding their bikes, shooting the shit, and just generally coming of age. The only problem: Supernatural sci-fi crap keeps intruding into the...
13:00, 2019-07-13

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users of its digital assistant technology....
13:45, 2019-07-13

|ClientsmayhavelostR100mormore,saysFSCAonStringfellowarrest Thomas Stringfellow turned himself in to Johannesburg police following investigations into his conduct when handling funds from Stringfellow Group's clients....
13:45, 2019-07-13

|3reformsthatwillmaximizeaviationbenefitsinSA-report In 2017, 20.9 million passenger journeys were made to, from and within South Africa, with aviation and tourism representing US$9.4bn in gross value added....
13:45, 2019-07-13

26 Dead, 56 Hurt in Somalia Hotel Attack, Al-Shabaab Claim Responsibility At least 26 people, including several foreigners, were killed and 56 injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a popular hotel in southern Somalia, a top regional......
14:30, 2019-07-13

Stranger Things and The Blair Witch Project headline our favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
14:30, 2019-07-13

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambican law....
14:45, 2019-07-13

Serena Williams v Simona Halep – Wimbledon women's singles final – live! Follow all the action from Centre Court, 2pm BST startFederer and Nadal serve up a contest for the agesEmail Katy with all your thoughts; tweet @KatyMurrells 1.41pm BST Tale of the tape.Williams - Halep 1.38pm BST “What Williams and Halep both share is a lingering fight with their emotions. Until Ha...
14:45, 2019-07-13

Turkey bought Russian S-400 missiles designed to down NATO planes. For the US, that's a problem Two years ago, Turkey declared it would buy Russia's S-400 missile defense system because the United States had dragged its feet in selling an American alternative....
15:15, 2019-07-13

The 39 MPG Chevrolet Equinox Diesel Was in Fact a Hard Sell and Is Now Dead “The 39 MPG 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel Seems Like A Hard Sell,” I wrote after Chevy’s mid-size crossover’s fuel economy numbers dropped in August of 2017. The vehicle would flop, I suspected, and now, about two years later, GM is giving up selling the thing due to “low demand.” You don’t say?...
15:30, 2019-07-13

Nile Rodgers | This much I know The musician, 66, on being united in the disco era, his friendship with Stephen Hawking, and inventing hip-hopI love New York, it’s given me everything. I grew up on the Lower East Side and it was such a diverse, multicultural neighbourhood. Irish, Poles, Italians, Jews, Latinos African Americans. I...
15:45, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 3-Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
16:00, 2019-07-13

NASA fights to keep the Voyager probes running after four decades NASA's Voyager probes are still out there, exploring interstellar space 42 years after they left our planet. To keep them running all these years with generators that are 40 percent less powerful than they were decades ago -- and which are producing......
16:00, 2019-07-13

Samsung may develop foldable augmented reality glasses Samsung is exploring the possibility of developing augmented reality glasses, based on one of its latest patent applications first spotted by Patently Apple. The documentation the tech giant submitted to the US Patent & Trademark Office shows fol......
16:00, 2019-07-13

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could further complicate the project....
16:15, 2019-07-13

RetroArch will be Steam’s biggest emulation launch yet, coming July 30 Coming to Steam on July 30. (credit: Libretro) RetroArch is coming to Steam as a free download on July 30, marking what appears to be the largest non-commercial emulation launch ever on Valve's digital download storefront. The news came on Friday via an announcement from Libretro, the open source ...
16:15, 2019-07-13

"Son's Future Bleak": Uttarakhand BJP Lawmaker After Gun License Revoked An Uttarakhand BJP lawmaker, captured on video holding weapons on his hands and mouth while dancing to a Bollywood song, had his gun licenses revoked by district authorities today....
16:30, 2019-07-13

"Practice Before Next Photo-Op": Omar Abdullah Trolls Hema Malini Again Omar Abdullah, in a series of tweets, once again mocked BJP leader Hema Malini who was seen sweeping the premises outside Parliament as part of a cleanliness drive on Saturday....
16:30, 2019-07-13

Rising Intolerance, Hate Crimes Can "Seriously Damage" Growth: Adi Godrej Noted industrialist Adi Godrej Saturday warned that the rising intolerance, hate crimes and moral policing can "seriously damage" economic growth of the nation....
16:30, 2019-07-13

How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an unapproved drugs and in getting her doctors on the same page....
17:00, 2019-07-13

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.       ...
17:15, 2019-07-13

Battle for clean air is sending our gardens to new heights More living walls are being created in cities to tackle pollution, but keeping them alive can be a major challengeWhen Andrea Carnevali’s son started at St Mary’s Catholic primary school in Chiswick he was alarmed to find that pupils were sometimes kept indoors at break times, despite a large playgr...
17:15, 2019-07-13

Even a robot has now mastered the ridiculous Bottle Cap Challenge Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bottle. Regular people have likewise offered a number...
17:30, 2019-07-13

'This is tough stuff': Pence visits caged, unwashed, overcrowded migrants Men say they have been held for 40 days and want to brush teethVice-president claims migrants are ‘in good shape’Controversy continued on Saturday over Mike Pence’s visit to a detention facility on the Texas border, in which the vice-president said appalling conditions described by a pool reporter w...
17:30, 2019-07-13

The Netflix cash machine needs the kind of hits that money can’t buy It is worth $166bn and has 150m users. But as it loses the rights to other networks’ best shows, it must create its own classicsNetflix is a multibillion-dollar programming machine in dire need of homemade hits – and it can no longer rely on Friends for help. Last week the streaming giant announced ...
17:30, 2019-07-13

Corbyn decries BBC's 'inaccuracies' over Labour antisemitism Labour leader says Panorama adopted ‘predetermined’ critical positionJeremy Corbyn has said there were “many, many, inaccuracies” in the BBC Panorama documentary about antisemitism in the party, saying that the programme adopted a “predetermined position” before it was aired.The Labour leader made t...
17:30, 2019-07-13

Yankees prospect Deivi Garcia has gotten Aaron Boone’s attention Before the Yankees’ 4-0 win over the Blue Jays on Friday night at the Stadium, Aaron Boone danced around a question asking if there was a scenario in which top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia could reach the big leagues this year. Nevertheless, he certainly painted a positive picture of Garcia,...
17:45, 2019-07-13

Ex-Knick Tyson Chandler joins Harden, Westbrook in Houston Former New York Knick Tyson Chandler will be playing with Mike D’Antoni again. The free-agent center, who will be entering his 19th NBA season, agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets on Friday, according to an ESPN. The 36-year-old Chandler spent most of last season with the Los An...
17:45, 2019-07-13

Bend, Snap and Clap Your Hands: It's Time to Pick Your Favorite Legally Blonde Character! What, like it's hard?! On this day, back in 2001, Legally Blonde first hit theaters and wow, has time flown by since its debut. Over the past 18 years we've seen Reese Witherspoon......
18:15, 2019-07-13

Hulu is bringing back 4K streaming for some shows and devices Hulu is currently behind rivals such as Netflix and iTunes when it comes to support for 4K content, but the service has now switched on 4K streaming again – for some shows and some devices.4K content streaming was pulled from Hulu last year, though the company didn't really explain why o...
18:30, 2019-07-13

Hamilton denied Brit GP pole by Bottas, takes on negativity Valtteri Bottas was six milliseconds faster than Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to take pole position for the British Grand Prix       ...
18:30, 2019-07-13

Puducherry Chief Minister, Kiran Bedi Meet To Discuss Budget A week after he staged a walked out, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy and Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi came face to face at a meeting of the Planning Board to finalize the budget in Puducherry on......
18:45, 2019-07-13

15 Lakh Affected By Assam Floods, At Least 7 Dead: 10 Points The monsoon floods in Assam claimed another life today, taking the number of deaths in the rain-ravaged state to seven. Official sources said that over 15 lakh people have been affected in 25 of......
18:45, 2019-07-13

The US and EU are fighting over trade when they should be finding common cause If ever there was a "wrong war at the wrong time," the transatlantic trade conflict that's boiling this summer defines it, writes Atlantic Council CEO Frederick Kempe....
19:00, 2019-07-13

What did the Nintendo 3DS mean to you? With this week's announcement of Nintendo's new Switch Lite console, we've been thinking about the handheld that preceded it: The Nintendo 3DS, a successor to the wildly popular DS that took the dual screen and added the ability to display games in 3......
19:00, 2019-07-13

If You Don't Order Your Aston Martin Valkyrie in this Livery, You Don't Deserve it Aston Martin’s bantam-weight hybrid mid-engine Cosworth V12 KERS hybrid monster hypercar is finally here in production-ready form. The final version of the car was unveiled today at Silverstone ahead of the Formula One British Grand Prix, in conjunction with Aston Martin-sponsored Red Bull Racing. T...
19:00, 2019-07-13

Margaret Hamilton: ‘They worried that the men might rebel. They didn’t’ The trailblazing computer scientist talks about being in charge of the software for the 1969 Apollo moon landingComputer pioneer Margaret Hamilton was critical to landing astronauts on the moon for the first time on 20 July 1969 and returning them safely a few days later. The young Massachusetts Ins...
19:00, 2019-07-13

Barry becomes hurricane as it bears down on Louisiana: NHC Storm Barry was upgraded to hurricane status on Saturday as it moved onto Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), and its center is expected to cross the coast during the next few hours, the National Hurricane Center said....
19:00, 2019-07-13

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during the day, bringing strong winds and heavy rain tha...
19:00, 2019-07-13

Fire crews fight unoccupied structure fire early Saturday Fire crews were called to an unoccupied structure fire early Saturday morning. Officials say crews responded to the fire at close to 5:30 a.m. Saturday. Tucson Fire Dept. assisted South Tucson Fire Dept. with the fire. The house was unoccupied and boarded up so fire crews fought the fire from outsid...
19:00, 2019-07-13

Father drowns saving daughter from powerful rip current in Florida _____ A Georgia father sacrificed himself to save his 8-year-old daughter caught in a rip current off the Florida coast. WBBH’s Cristina Mendez reports....
19:00, 2019-07-13

| 51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn....
19:15, 2019-07-13

'Manufacturers are building cars designed to last, and it's hurting them' Opinion 13 Jul, 2019 The quality of cars today is so good that customers are keeping them longer which is hurting new car sales, says Mike Rutherford...
19:45, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 1-U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
19:45, 2019-07-13

Mueller Testimony Before Congress Is Delayed a Week The much-anticipated congressional testimony of Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been pushed back a week to July 24, lawmakers said on Friday....
20:00, 2019-07-13

Grandmaster flush: Chess player cheated in toilet Igors Rausis, a 58-year-old chess player who earned the grandmaster title in 1992, has been suspended after being caught cheating by using a cellphone in a bathroom during a tournament in France....
20:00, 2019-07-13

Twitter war of words erupts between Pelosi’s pals and AOC’s chief of staff Progressives in Congress trained more public criticism on the Democratic Party’s centrists, and the House’s official Twitter account hit back with a late-night tweet attacking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) blamed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi f...
20:00, 2019-07-13

NASA’s Curiosity Rover stars in rare pic taken by spacecraft It’s just a blue speck on the red planet, but that didn’t stop the Curiosity Rover from having its moment in the sun. The little Mars rover was captured in an image taken from on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and released by NASA. The May 31 picture shows the hard-working rover e...
20:00, 2019-07-13

At least 26 dead in Somali hotel attack claimed by al-Shabaab A terrorist attack in Somalia left at least 26 dead and dozens more wounded, according to reports. The carnage began when heavily armed members of the terrorist group al-Shabaab stormed the Asasey hotel in the Somali port city of Kismayo. The victims included Canadian-American journalist Hodan Naley...
20:00, 2019-07-13

Cops swarm murder suspect in dramatic arrest at Walmart parking lot An Ohio truck driver accused of killing his wife, her parents and aunt was swarmed by officers in a Walmart parking lot and pinned to the ground in a dramatic arrest captured on video. Gurpreet Singh, 37, was walking through the parking lot of the Branford, Connecticut, store on July 2 when four cop...
20:00, 2019-07-13

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious wealth could be explained by a Ponzi scheme The mystery source of Jeffrey Epstein’s wealth could be buried in a 1980s fraud case resurfacing as the billionaire financier faces a slew of sex-trafficking charges. For years, Epstein’s old boss, and former owner of The New York Post, Steven Hoffenberg, has claimed that Epstein was his...
20:00, 2019-07-13

Theresa May laments failure to pass Brexit deal on her way out That’s all, folks. British Prime Minister Theresa May said she is still disappointed at her failure to finalize a Brexit deal as she prepares to step down. In an interview with BBC, she called Brexit negotiations “incredibly frustrating,” saying too many members of Parliament had b...
20:00, 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds gusting to over 80 mph, just short of hurricane strength. The National Weather Service said Barry is expected to become a hurricane before reaching the ...
20:00, 2019-07-13

10 of the best restaurants in Brittany, France The region is famous for its crêpes, cider and fresh seafood, which can be enjoyed everywhere from oyster markets to fine bistros overlooking the seaOyster lovers should try them freshly caught at Cancale’s beachside market. The town, which is not far from Saint-Malo, is the oyster capital of Britta...
20:15, 2019-07-13

Liam Charles’ recipe for cherry bakewell custard tart | The Sweet Spot Like bakewell tart? Tick. Like custard tart? Tick. Now combine the two, add booze-soaked cherries and you have a summer party showstopperPut the flavours of a cherry bakewell in anything and I’m there. This could be in a cheesecake, layer cake, crammed into a breakfast bar or, hey, even a milkshake....
20:15, 2019-07-13

Kiran More Appointed Interim USA Cricket Coach The USA Cricket has also appointed former India spinner Sunil Joshi as spin bowling advisor, and Pravin Amre and Kieran Powell as advisors for the batting department....
20:30, 2019-07-13

Wimbledon schedule today: Saturday 13 July order of play with Serena Williams vs Simona Halep in women's final Serena Williams has found her form at the best possible time as she aims to win Wimbledon for an eighth time and seal a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title this afternoon....
20:45, 2019-07-13

Ferrari set pace in final practice as Charles Leclerc goes fastest ahead of British Grand Prix qualifying Ferrari laid down the gauntlet to Lewis Hamilton as Charles Leclerc led a one-two for the Italian team in final practice ahead of the British Grand Prix....
20:45, 2019-07-13

|SoliPhilanderonthefutureofSAcomedy:'Nowmorethaneverbefore,comedyisacareer' The nominees for the Savanna Comics Choice Awards have been announced, and among those recognised was Soli Philander who was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award....
20:45, 2019-07-13

Russia Launches Major New Telescope Into Space MOSCOW — A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said. Roscosmos said the telescope, named Spektr-RG, was delivered into a parking orbit before a final burn Saturday that kicked...
20:45, 2019-07-13

Pirates' Francisco Cervelli says he'll catch again despite concussion risks Pittsburgh Pirates veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli said he expects to catch again despite suffering at least six concussions in the past 10 years....
21:00, 2019-07-13

Chinese Firms Pledge To Invest $5 Billion In Pak After Meeting Imran Khan Leading Chinese firms have told Prime Minister Imran Khan that they will invest USD 5 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan in various sectors over a period of three to five years....
21:00, 2019-07-13

More than 120 dogs, cats in path of Hurricane Barry in Louisiana are flown to safety _____ Ahead of Hurricane Barry’s making landfall along the Louisiana coast, more than 120 dogs and cats in the storm’s path were flown to safety. The animals were evacuated Friday from St. Landry Parish Animal Control and St. Martin Animal Shelter in Louisiana and flown to Manassas in no...
21:30, 2019-07-13

Kwitkowski explains how Ineos helped Thomas avoid losing time after crash "Geraint Thomas suffered a crash with 16km to go in Stage 8 of the Tour de France 2019 - but good teamwork ensured that the defending champion didn\u0027t lost time."...
21:45, 2019-07-13

Will Frank Lampard play Michy Batshuayi with Tammy Abraham? Chelsea boss hails 'energetic' strike duo Frank Lampard was full of praise for Tammy Abraham and Michy Batshuayi after his first win as Chelsea boss, despite neither striker scoring in their 4-0 over St Patrick's Athletic in Dublin....
21:45, 2019-07-13

Chess grandmaster allegedly caught cheating on toilet during tournament A rising chess star was caught allegedly cheating in a bathroom during a tournament in France this week — apparently confirming months of speculation about his meteoric rise to “super” grandmaster, the game’s governing body said. Latvian-Czech player Igors Rausis, 58, was suspended after an e...
21:45, 2019-07-13

Armed man shot, killed by Washington police after throwing incendiary devices at ICE detention center Police in Washington state say an armed man was shot and killed early Saturday after trying to attack a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center....
21:45, 2019-07-13

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
22:00, 2019-07-13

Jeremy Hunt says Iranian tanker could be released if guarantees are given that cargo was not Syria bound Britain could help secure the release of a supertanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar if Iran provides "sufficient guarantees" that the cargo is not bound for Syria, foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has said....
22:00, 2019-07-13

Barry weakens to tropical storm after making landfall: officials Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph, the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 120 kph or higher....
22:30, 2019-07-13

9th Circuit rules in favor of aid to non-sanctuary cities The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Department of Justice giving preference in awarding policing grants to non-sanctuary cities....
22:45, 2019-07-13

Serena Williams loses to Simona Halep in Wimbledon women's final Romanian tennis pro Simona Halep denied Serena Williams a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title after beating her in straight sets Saturday at the Wimbledon women’s final....
23:15, 2019-07-13

Simona Halep’s show of power and belief helps her realise Wimbledon dream | Sean Ingle The Romanian’s work on her mentality as well as groundstrokes paid dividends as she dismantled Serena WilliamsIt took 56 minutes into the biggest match of Simona Halep’s career for her legs to go finally wobbly. But at that point her opponent, Serena Williams, was shuffling towards the net, head bow...
00:15, 2019-07-14

Yankees’ bats handcuffed by lowly Blue Jays in odd one If you are searching for a reason to never wager on baseball, roll the tape of Saturday’s Blue Jays-Yankees game at Yankee Stadium that pitted the best team in the American League against one of the worst. You will find pitchers Clayton Richard, Nick Kingham, Joe Biagi, Tim Mayz, old friend David Ph...
00:30, 2019-07-14

Other factor Yankees better consider at MLB trade deadline As the Yankees explore the trade market for bullpen arms, they should consider not only whether a target can help them for 2019, but also for 2020 and beyond, depending on his contract/service time status. Because the Yankees could lose as many as two significant bullpen pieces this offseason. Delli...
00:30, 2019-07-14

Opinion: Serena Williams will never stop equality fight. Billie Jean King would have it no other way Serena Williams told a reporter she would never stop equality fight. Billie Jean King later tweeted her continuing support for Serena and that fight.        ...
00:30, 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry moves inland in Louisiana; flooding, power outages reported Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
00:30, 2019-07-14

Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledges $100G to families of bikers killed in NH crash New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledged Saturday to donate $100,000 to the families of seven motorcyclists killed in a New Hampshire crash last month....
00:45, 2019-07-14

Call to shelve Renault upgrades vindicated - Riccardo Daniel Ricciardo has praised Renault for putting aside the 'frustrations' of having to abandon some of its new upgrades as it returned to form at the British Grand Prix....
01:00, 2019-07-14

Chess grandmaster allegedly caught cheating in bathroom during tournament A Latvian-Czech chess phenom whose legitimacy has long been questioned was allegedly caught cheating inside a bathroom during a tournament in France this week....
01:00, 2019-07-14

Mom whose embryo was wrongly implanted in Queens woman tells all Weeks of legal wrangling and a secret courtroom proceeding left Anni Manukyan and her husband Ashot afraid they’d never see the son they didn’t initially know they had....
01:15, 2019-07-14

Queens granny struck by stray bullet discharged with slug still in neck A grandmother who was struck by a stray bullet in Queens left the hospital on Saturday, worried sick about the slug still lodged in the back of her neck — and mad as hell at “the kids” who opened fire during a fight on a residential street corner. “I’m angry with the kids. They don...
01:15, 2019-07-14

How to Get Your Passport Renewal Processed in 24 Hours While in theory, we all know years in advance when our passport expires, chances are good that the time you actually remember you need that passport renewal is going to be right before a big trip — maybe days before you’re set to leave....
01:15, 2019-07-14

| Robert Mueller's testimony on Russian election meddling investigation postponed Special Counsel Robert Mueller's appearance in Congress next week to testify on the Russia election meddling investigation and allegations of obstruction by President Donald Trump has been postponed, the House Judiciary Committee has announced....
01:30, 2019-07-14

How the internet has changed the way we talk People of a certain age were trained to use exclamation points to indicate excitement or even anger. And they never imagined that a simple period at the end of a sentence could get them into hot water. But the social-media age has twisted the meanings of some of our most basic words and punctuation ...
02:00, 2019-07-14

Megan Rapinoe wrongly thinks she’s a preacher — not a player Arrogant, abrasive, sanctimonious, whiny, humorless, unpatriotic, self-important and immensely boring, Megan Rapinoe has made the least of her sudden ascent to fame as the captain of the World Cup-winning US women’s soccer team. With unprecedented alacrity, she has become America’s anti-sweetheart. ...
02:00, 2019-07-14

NFL’s Richie Incognito Wanted to Cut Off His Dead Father’s Head, Gets 2 Game Suspension. Kaepernick Still Doesn’t Have a Job In August Richie Incognito walked into the funeral home in charge of burying his father and told those working that he needed access to his dead father’s body so he could cut off his head....
02:00, 2019-07-14

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Tens of thousands demonstrated in cities across Sudan on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces killed dozens when they stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum....
02:00, 2019-07-14

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West....
02:00, 2019-07-14

Premier League transfers so far this summer and what each club still needs Aston Villa have been the most active of the promoted clubs; Arsenal look to have work to do; Tottenham have secured their top target; Newcastle are still looking for a managerWhat have they done so far? Nowhere near enough. Teenage striker Gabriel Martinelli has arrived from regional football in Br...
02:15, 2019-07-14

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two countries after the arrest last year of a Hauwei executive in Vancouver....
02:15, 2019-07-14

France's Macron announces creation of space force command On the eve of Bastille Day, the president confirmed plans to boost the country's defense capabilities by harnessing outer space. China, Russia and the US have recently fueled fears about the militarization of space....
02:15, 2019-07-14

Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations, lawsuits Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad. He has moved with his family to a coastal resort town in Portugal.       ...
02:30, 2019-07-14

Joe Joyce grinds out victory over Bryant Jennings Joe Joyce taken 12 rounds on the Daniel Dubois-Nathan Gorman undercard at the O2 The post Joe Joyce grinds out victory over Bryant Jennings appeared first on Boxing News....
02:30, 2019-07-14

Nobody Had More Fun Watching Wimbledon Than Woody Harrelson Did Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah defeated French duo Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-6(6), 6-7(5), 6-3 in a match that lasted nearly five hours to become the first Colombian players to win a Grand Slam men’s doubles title. It was arguably the best game played at Wimbl...
02:30, 2019-07-14

Doc Gooden Arrested Last Month For Cocaine Possession The New York Post reported on Friday that former Mets pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden was arrested in New Jersey last month for cocaine possession and driving under the influence....
02:30, 2019-07-14

Iran will continue exporting oil under any conditions: Iranian foreign minister  Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday....
02:45, 2019-07-14

UPDATE 2-Widespread power outages hit parts of New York's Manhattan Widespread power outages hit parts of New York City's Manhattan borough on Saturday evening, with more than 40,000 people experiencing a blackout after an apparent transformer explosion on the Upper West Side, officials said....
03:15, 2019-07-14

Kenny breaks French hearts with LGCT win in Chantilly Irish rider Darragh Kenny clinched his first win on the Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) for the world's top show jumpers in Chantilly, France on Saturday....
04:30, 2019-07-14

Why Venice floods every year Venice is nicknamed "The Floating City" because of its annual floods. At times, almost 75% of Venice can be flooded. So why does the Italian city flood every year? Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:You can dip your entire body in this mud pool in Trinidad and TobagoWhy this is Flor...
04:45, 2019-07-14

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalism New York state sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein spent 13 months in jail after being accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls as young as 14 in 2008, but he was able preserve his reputation as a wealthy financier, socialite, and philanthropist upon his release. After finishing his jail sente...
04:45, 2019-07-14

Employees on Jeffrey Epstein's private island compound say they had to stay out of sight of the financier and were never allowed in his office AP Photo/Gianfranco Gaglione Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, bought Little St. James Island off of St. Thomas more than two decades ago. Locals on St. Thomas called it "Pedophile Island," according to the Associated Press. One former worker said that staffers were ...
04:45, 2019-07-14

Bonobos is having a huge sale right now with 30% off everything sitewide, even sale items — here are the 15 best deals Bonobos Menswear startup Bonobos is one of many retailers having a major sale at the same time as Prime Day. Now through July 16, you can save 30% on everything sitewide with the promo code "FITSALE " at checkout. We rounded up 15 of our favorite items on sale, below. Visit Business Insider Coupons...
04:45, 2019-07-14

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. The risk now: floods. Earlier, officials staged an island helicopter rescue.        ...
05:15, 2019-07-14

Police kill man who allegedly attempted to attack immigration prison with fire Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration prison in Washington state.        ...
05:15, 2019-07-14

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
05:15, 2019-07-14

Ex-teacher Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years in prison for molesting student Ex-Goodyear teacher Brittany Zamora will be on probation for the rest of her life and must register as a sex offender.        ...
05:15, 2019-07-14

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male.       ...
05:30, 2019-07-14

Heart of New York goes dark as fire causes blackout in Manhattan Power outage affects about 73,000 people and disrupts traffic, subway system, businesses and Broadway productionsAuthorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square’s towering electronic screens, darkened marquees in the theatre dist...
05:45, 2019-07-14

Turkey Ignores US Warnings Over Russian S-400 Missile Deployment Turkey ignored US warnings as it continued Saturday to take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defence system near Ankara, a defence minstry statement indicated....
05:45, 2019-07-14

Married at First Sight's Jamie Otis Reflects on "Angelversary" 3 Years After Miscarriage It's been three years since Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner lost their son Johnathan Edward Hehner. On Saturday, the Married at First Sight couple took to Instagram to pay tribute to their......
06:15, 2019-07-14

Rangers’ Mike Minor comes with plenty of fantasy red flags The first chapter of this season’s fantasy baseball choose-your-own-adventure gamebook is over. Some managed to find the path that has them at the top of the mountain looking down at everyone below, smiling an evil grin thinking they’re going to be anointed King of Fantasy Land. Others made decision...
06:45, 2019-07-14

Robinson Cano awakens to help Mets end their Marlins misery MIAMI — Robinson Cano’s summer slumber took a hiatus Saturday night so he could enjoy a Fish dinner. He deposited a curveball thrown by the Marlins’ Nick Anderson into the right-field upper deck, allowing the Mets second baseman to show off his almost forgotten home-run trot. Finally. With Cano’s go...
06:45, 2019-07-14

It’s time for the Islanders to meet their raised expectations Think about this: Since the Islanders’ new owners took control just over three years ago, they have amicably parted ways with an embedded, complacent and unsuccessful front office; filled the void by hiring one of the most successful executives in New York-area sports history; hired a coach just mon...
06:45, 2019-07-14

Ezekiel Elliott fires back after Vegas security guard presses charges Ezekiel Elliott’s music festival saga just won’t go away. A security guard is pressing charges against the star Cowboys running back, according to Fox affiliate KVVU-TV in Las Vegas. The charges, filed through the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, stem from the alleged assault th...
06:45, 2019-07-14

New Line Is Working on a Space Invaders Movie, and Nothing Surprises Me Anymore This job does things to you, folks. Once, I would be surprised and bemused by the things Hollywood tries to turn into major franchises in 2019. I might observe how the truth now matches what we used to make up as parody. But, look, Battleship is a real movie and Rihanna was in it and that was seven ...
06:45, 2019-07-14

After Playing GoldenEye On The N64, Valve Changed Half-Life Today, developers have a huge variety of ways to create and manage enemy AI. However, back in the 90s it was much more difficult to create sophisticated enemy AI. It was even harder to do so on the N64 due to its limited power and resources. But Rare, the developers behind GoldenEye, pulled it off a...
06:45, 2019-07-14

Man tries to set immigration jail on fire, dies after shootout with police TACOMA, Wash. — A 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. The Tacoma Police Department said the officers responded about 4 ...
07:00, 2019-07-14

Wiesberger taking 2-shot lead into Scottish Open final round Bernd Wiesberger will take a two-shot lead into the last round of the Scottish Open after carding 6-under 65        ...
07:15, 2019-07-14

Adi scores in 84th to lift FC Cincinnati past Fire, 2-1 Allan Cruz scored the quickest goal in expansion FC Cincinnati's MLS history and Fanendo Adi broke a tie in the 83rd to help Cincinnati beat the Chicago Fire 2-1 in a match delayed by nearly an hour by rain       ...
07:30, 2019-07-14

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 4-Door: ‘Is this family hatch too hot to handle?’ The top-of-the-range model does 0-62mph in 3.2 seconds. Should get you down the supermarket sharpish…Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 4-DoorPrice £121,3500-62mph 4.5 secondsTop speed 177mphMPG 31CO2 215g/kmPeople behaving rather inappropriately in cars is nothing new. But this is the first time in which the veh...
07:30, 2019-07-14

This Prius can Harness the Power of the Sun God Ra The Egyptian Sun God, known by the name of Ra, rules over all parts of the created world, and can be seen in the heart of the noon day sun. We owe all things to him, including enough power to drive this prototype Prius PHV about 35 miles per day. Toyota worked with Sharp and research organization NE...
08:15, 2019-07-14

Paper Round: Maguire angry over Leicester exit "Harry Maguire wants out, Manchester United won\u0027t sell on the cheap, Arsenal bid for Kieran Tierney and Philippe Coutinho is open to a Liverpool return."...
08:30, 2019-07-14

2020 Democratic hopefuls: party needs to embrace progressive ideals, not Trump voters Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren told a room full of liberal activists on Saturday that the party needs to fully embrace polices such as higher taxes on the wealthy, wiping out student loan debt and criminal justice reform if they want to win the White House....
08:30, 2019-07-14

Hong Kong activists target mainland shoppers in latest wave of protests Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's handling of an extradition bill revives other grievances, such as an influx of cross-border visitors....
08:45, 2019-07-14

TFD performs swift water rescue as monsoon storms sweep in TUCSON — The Tucson Fire Department performed a swift water rescue Saturday as monsoon storms swept through southern Arizona. The call came in from a motorist near West King Avenue and South La Cholla Boulevard. According to authorities, a driver tried to go through a wash and became stuck. An...
08:45, 2019-07-14

Himalayan highs … and lows: trekking in Nepal Big skies and golden eagles aside, without the training even Nepal’s ‘easiest’ hike is a challenge. But the mountains still work their magic on our writerOn the second morning of our trek up Poon Hill, in a clearing in a rhododendron forest, my friend Ali and I stopped for a breather. Rarely has the...
09:15, 2019-07-14

Lamb kofte and edamame bean fritter recipes | Nigel Slater Meatballs or bean rissoles, heavy on the herbs and with generous amounts of sauce for dipping, make a well-rounded mealI’m making kofte: minced lamb with freckles of fat to keep it juicy, a scattering of za’atar – the blend of ground thyme and oregano – and tiny specks of sesame. That is all. My kof...
09:15, 2019-07-14

Florida woman says dad died of flesh-eating bacteria less than 48 hours after entering water A Tennessee man died just 48 hours after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria from waters in Florida after his daughter says the hospital he was treated at ignored her warnings that he had contracted necrotizing fasciitis....
09:15, 2019-07-14

Former Bangladesh military dictator Ershad dies, aged 90 Hussain Muhammad Ershad ruled Bangladesh for almost a decade before a pro-democracy movement ousted him in 1990. Ershad's rule was marked by his controversial decision to make Islam the state religion of the country....
09:30, 2019-07-14

New York City crippled by blackout Power has been restored after a blackout plunged midtown Manhattan into darkness for more than five hours. Broadway shows were cancelled, people were trapped in subways and traffic was snarled at intersections....
09:30, 2019-07-14

NFL notebook: Security guard presses charges against Elliott Security guard Kyle Johnson has pressed charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident in Las Vegas, Fox 5 Las Vegas reported....
09:45, 2019-07-14

Best gaming laptops 2019 in the UAE: the 10 top gaming laptops we've reviewed We’ve got the best gaming laptops on here that will satisfy your gaming needs, whether you have the space for a thicc desktop replacement that boasts the most powerful graphics and processors so that you can run the Division 2 and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice with the settings cranked, or you ju...
10:00, 2019-07-14

Best camera phone in UAE for 2019: The top smartphone snappers Picking the best camera phone in 2019 has gotten harder, with new front-runners in recent months, including Huawei and SamsungThe best camera phone isn’t easy to pick out. It’s not just the latest iPhone or the camera with the most megapixels. A lot of it comes down to how well the sma...
10:00, 2019-07-14

The 5 best Ultrabooks of 2019 in UAE: top thin and light laptops reviewed The best Ultrabooks won’t just be able to get work done, but they’re also a status symbol of sorts. Just think about it: you’re sitting at a coffee shop, where everyone is either using a Chromebook or some big and bulky laptop relic. Then, you whip out an Ultrabook – a th...
10:00, 2019-07-14

| Russia launches space telescope Russia has launched a space telescope from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, a joint project with Germany intended to replace one it lost in January....
10:00, 2019-07-14

|Bingingonseriesandcompletingherstudies:TamarynGreentalksplansafterMissSA With the Miss SA 2019 pageant looming, Tamaryn Green chats to Channel24 about her excitement for the Top 16, advice for the participants and her plans after handing over the crown....
12:00, 2019-07-14

'Whitey's on the moon': why Apollo 11 looked so different to black America The civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy called Nasa’s moonshot ‘an inhuman priority’ while poor children went hungryThe date was 15 July 1969. As the Saturn V rocket towered over the launchpad, about to send the first men to the moon, two dozen black families from poor parts of the south, accompanie...
12:30, 2019-07-14

Tour de France 2019: stage nine – live! Rolling report on the 170km Bastille Day stage to BrioudeEmail Tom or tweet him with your thoughts on the stage 11.43am BST Some pre-racing reading for your delectation. Here’s William Fotheringham on French hopes:When the tide runs his way, Pinot looks more than strong enough, as he did at the end ...
13:00, 2019-07-14

| Aussie Tupou 'ready' for Boks despite Joburg phone snatch Australia prop Taniela Tupou says he is fine to take on South Africa despite a minor struggle with an assailant after his telephone was stolen in Johannesburg....
13:00, 2019-07-14

Inside the Victoria’s Secret pipeline to Jeffrey Epstein In 2004, Elisabetta Tai was a 21-year-old Italian model with big dreams. A month after arriving in Manhattan, her booker gave her an Upper East Side address and told her he had set up a meeting with the man who would be able to get her a gig modeling for the Victoria’s Secret catalog. “He......
13:15, 2019-07-14

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China....
13:15, 2019-07-14

Best TV 2019: the best TVs to buy for big screen action Best TV Buying Guide: Settle in for TechRadar's round-up of the best TV sets you can get your hands on in 2019.Picking a TV is no simple task. If you're a movie buff, this screen may end up as your best friend not just for the coming months, but years – while we replace our phones o...
13:30, 2019-07-14

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
13:45, 2019-07-14

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countrywide traders' strike paralyzed business....
14:00, 2019-07-14

The Devil is to be Aerially Assaulted by Flying Exorcist Priest Waves of violence, corruption and crime in a Columbian city are to be addressed with an audacious exorcism by a Catholic bishop who plans to launch holy water over the city from a helicopter. Seriously, keep reading, this is actually happening. In 2014, Ancient Origins reported that the Roman Cathol...
14:00, 2019-07-14

The Simple Idea Behind Einstein’s Greatest Discoveries Einstein’s theory of gravity and modern particle physics both rely on the idea of symmetry. But physicists are now wondering if symmetry has much more to offer....
14:30, 2019-07-14

Roger Federer Novak Djokovic Wimbledon final Novak Djokovic is looking to win back-to-back Wimbledon titles for the second time in his career as he faces Roger Federer for the fourth time in a Wimbledon final....
14:30, 2019-07-14

Disney pulls the plug on FX Networks' standalone streaming service There's bound to be a lot of changes, both big and small, at 21st Century Fox now that Disney's acquisition of the media giant is completed. One of those is the shutdown of FX Networks' Plus subscription service, which it launched with Comcast back i......
14:30, 2019-07-14

Hamilton chases "imaginary" rival to avoid complacency Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton says he makes himself chase an "imaginary" rival whenever he is ahead of title rival Valtteri Bottas, to avoid getting complacent....
14:45, 2019-07-14

Tax Authorities Don't Snoop On Social Media, Says Top Official It is a "misconception" to think that the Income Tax Department is snooping on social media posts related to exotic foreign tours or possession of expensive goods to check undisclosed income, a top......
15:00, 2019-07-14

De Blasio says ICE raids on immigrants already underway NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s getting reports that a nationwide crackdown on immigrants facing deportation is already underway in his city. The sweeps were expected to start Sunday, but de Blasio tweeted on Saturday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency ...
15:00, 2019-07-14

A higher US minimum wage is inevitable – so businesses better be prepared | Gene Marks A minimum wage increase will put pressure on everyone’s compensation, so businesses may have to cave and pay upOver the past few years many localities and cities, from New York City to Seattle, have passed legislation raising minimum wages that employers must pay to $15 an hour. Now, Washington is t...
15:30, 2019-07-14

Novak Djokovic v Roger Federer: Wimbledon men's singles final – live! Wimbledon men’s singles final latest from Centre CourtNew Zealand v England: Cricket World Cup final – live!F1: British Grand Prix – live!And email Jacob or tweet him with your thoughts 2.15pm BST First set: Djokovic* 1-1 Federer (*denotes server): Federer misses a couple of forehands, allowing Djok...
15:30, 2019-07-14

Thousands rally in Hong Kong suburb Sha Tin against extradition bill Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong's suburban Sha Tin town in the latest protests sparked by the draft law for extraditions to mainland China. Demonstrators want the bill formally withdrawn....
15:45, 2019-07-14

| Famed Spanish bull run festival ends with more gorings Three men were gored during the eighth and final bull run of Spain's San Fermin festival, bringing to eight the total number of daredevils injured during this year's fiesta....
15:45, 2019-07-14

The cost control concern that risks "killing" Formula E Nissan e.dams ABB FIA Formula E team principal Jean-Paul Driot has warned the governing body it risks "killing the championship" if it is not consistent on cost control issues...
15:45, 2019-07-14

Battletoads Xbox Preview: Dlala and Rare have nailed the gorgeous, funny and tough formula Xbox One gamers rejoice - Rash, Zitz and Pimple are barrelling their way back onto your console soon, and in the capable hands of Dlala and Rare, they're better than ever....
16:00, 2019-07-14

Craigslist's Craig Newmark: 'Outrage is profitable. Most online outrage is faked for profit' The founder of the online classifieds site is a survivor from the era of internet optimism. He has given significant sums to protect the future of news – and rejects the idea his website helped cause journalism’s financial crisisAs the Craig in Craigslist, the free online noticeboard that changed ev...
16:30, 2019-07-14

Quirky places to spend the night around the world, from a birds' nest to a potato From airplanes to buses and cargo ships to birds' nests and wine barrels, travelers can book quirky accommodations all over the world.       ...
16:45, 2019-07-14

John Carpenter and Anthony Burch Are Co-Writing a New Joker Comic The Joker? Oh, you mean the Joker? No, no, the Joker. Lately, there are a lot of Jokers. The newest one is being written by John Carpenter. Read more......
16:45, 2019-07-14

Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a suit brought by 55 families attempting to block the state’s recently passed law “eliminating exemptions to school vaccination requirements on the basis of religious beliefs,” Ars Technica reported.Read more......
16:45, 2019-07-14

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
17:15, 2019-07-14

Former Cleveland outfielder Martin signs with Lotte Marines Former Cleveland Indians outfielder Leonys Martin has signed a one-year deal with the Chiba Lotte Marines of Japan's Pacific League       ...
17:15, 2019-07-14

Manufacturers Move Supply Chains Out of China U.S. manufacturers are shifting production to countries outside of China as trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies stretch into a second year....
17:15, 2019-07-14

Rwanda: Genocide widows struggle to forgive killers The month of July officially marks the end of the mourning period for genocide victims in Rwanda. Between April - July, different activities are held countrywide to remember victims....
17:15, 2019-07-14

Gachet and Haase ease to Blancpain race two win at Zandvoort A pair of superb stints from Christopher Haase and Simon Gachet gave Sainteloc Racing its first Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe win of the season in the second Zandvoort race...
17:15, 2019-07-14

Politicians can’t stop spending — and they don’t want to Dear John: Your column about debt is right on. I have been following federal spending, deficits and debt for many decades. Where you and I part is that I believe that all this excessive federal spending is the result of central banking, i.e., the Federal Reserve. Central banks finance all this and m...
17:30, 2019-07-14

Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From The president’s attack, which Democrats slammed as a racist trope, was meant for four progressive freshmen who have clashed with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Only one was born outside the United States....
17:30, 2019-07-14

Bypassing parliament on no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, says campaigner Legal campaigner Gina Miller said on Sunday any attempt to suspend Britain's parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, announcing her intention to challenge such a move in court if necessary....
17:30, 2019-07-14

Indonesian earthquake measuring 7.3 damages homes, causes mass exodus Indonesia, home to more than 260 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location along the Pacific ``Ring of Fire.'' A powerful Indian Ocean quake and tsunami in 2004 killed a total of 230,000 people in a dozen countries, most of them in Indonesia....
17:45, 2019-07-14

| Mochizuki makes Grand Slam history for Japan at Wimbledon Shintaro Mochizuki made history becoming the first Japanese player to win a boy's Grand Slam title, beating Carlos Gimeno Valero of Spain in the Wimbledon final....
17:45, 2019-07-14

In ‘The Nickel Boys,’ Colson Whitehead Depicts a Real-Life House of Horrors The reform school at the center of Whitehead’s new novel (his first since “The Underground Railroad”) is more like a prison where the inmates are brutalized and even killed....
17:45, 2019-07-14

Cops, Protesters Clash In Paris During France's National Day Celebration French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday showcased European military cooperation in a Bastille Day parade but the glittering event was tarnished by violent clashes between police and protesters....
18:00, 2019-07-14

France trumpets shared European defense on Bastille Day France’s annual Bastille Day parade became a showcase for defense cooperation in Europe as leaders of other European nations joined President Emmanuel Macron to review their military contingents marching on the Champs-Elysees avenue...
18:15, 2019-07-14

55-year-old man loses teeth in bus beating: cops A 55-year-old man lost eight pearly whites after getting punched repeatedly in the face on a Bronx bus, police said Sunday. The unidentified suspect slugged the victim on July 2 just after 11 p.m. while on an MTA BX39 bus traveling on southbound, before fleeing on East 180th Street and 3rd Avenue in...
18:30, 2019-07-14

In Jail Over Murder Of Ex-Chief Minister's Son, Wife Learns Tarot Cards Apoorva Shukla, arrested for killing her husband Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, the son of late veteran politician ND Tiwari, has taken to reading tarot cards in Tihar Jail and shown a keen interest in the......
18:30, 2019-07-14

Support for impeachment falls as 2020 heats up _____ WASHINGTON – None of the 20-plus Democrats running for president have wanted to make impeaching President Trump a central focus of their campaign. That is, until last week when billionaire businessman and impeachment advocate Tom Steyerentered the race. But the latest NBC News/Wall Stree...
18:45, 2019-07-14

Recently departed Mexico FinMin says pipeline dispute pushed him to go A Mexican state-owned power utility's move to seek arbitration over pipeline contracts was one of the final straws that pushed the country's former finance minister, Carlos Urzua, to resign from his post, Urzua said in an interview published Sunday....
19:00, 2019-07-14

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
19:00, 2019-07-14

New UK nuclear funding model could leave taxpayers liable Ministers are expected to announce plans to bolster nuclear industry this weekThe government will set out plans to resuscitate the UK’s struggling nuclear ambitions with a new scheme which would leave taxpayers liable for rising costs or delays.The funding model, expected this week, could help bankr...
19:00, 2019-07-14

Gulf Coast faces life-threatening rains as Barry moves farther inland Tropical Storm Barry was moving slowly northward Sunday over west-central Louisiana, creating live-threatening rains as the primary threat after reaching landfall as a hurricane the day before....
19:15, 2019-07-14

Biden refuses to apologize for high deportation numbers during Obama years Presidential candidate Joe Biden refused to apologize for the nearly three million deportations carried out during his tenure as vice president in the Obama administration, after being confronted by protesters while campaigning in Dover, New Hampshire Friday.  ...
19:45, 2019-07-14

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
19:45, 2019-07-14

Trump targets four freshman congresswomen, Pelosi in Twitter storm President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman members on Twitter Sunday, and told them to go back to their countries of origin to fix the corruption before they lecture the United States. ...
19:45, 2019-07-14

Acting immigration chief remains quiet about whether or not ICE raids will separate families Acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Ken Cuccinelli kept quiet Sunday on details of the nationwide immigration raids that began Saturday night, including whether or not families would be separated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents....
19:45, 2019-07-14

Chick-fil-A isn't open on Sundays. It's missing out on more than $1B in sales Chick-fil-A made the decision in 1946 that it would not be open on Sundays. That decision could be costing it billions.       ...
19:45, 2019-07-14

As Banks Report Earnings, Fed Looks to Take Away the Punch Bowl Big banks start reporting earnings Monday, and investors will be watching for signs of how much the Fed’s change in policy could hurt their business....
19:45, 2019-07-14

Drugs giant GSK picks Symonds to steer £81bn break-up Britain's second-biggest drug-maker is turning to a former chief financial officer of AstraZeneca, its London-listed rival, to steer it through an £81bn break-up....
19:45, 2019-07-14

R. Kelly's Girlfriends Kicked Out of Trump Tower Chicago Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, the reported girlfriends of embattled singer R. Kelly, were booted from their digs in the Trump Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago after the singer was arrested and his property was seized by federal officials....
19:45, 2019-07-14

Scott takes a week getting to know Royal Portrush Adam Scott spends an entire week at Royal Portrush as Woods arrives for his initial look at British Open links        ...
19:45, 2019-07-14

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few days, according to the Nepalese government...
20:15, 2019-07-14

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, causes panic A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Moluccas islands on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, creating panic and causing damage to houses in eastern Indonesia....
20:15, 2019-07-14

Here's how you can profit from the rise of the robots ROBO Global, the company behind one of the stock market's top robotics-focused exchange-traded funds, just launched a health-care fund to capitalize on a more specific trend in the space....
20:30, 2019-07-14

Poland’s Kaczynski says party will have a new leader in 2023 The powerful leader of the right-wing party that has governed Poland since 2015 says he plans to step down at some point to make way for a new leader in 2023...
22:15, 2019-07-14

Thomas de Gendt's ridiculous power stats from his breakaway Stage 8 Tour de France win "Eurosport\u0027s friends at CyclingHub reveal the incredible power output from Thomas de Gendt during the final KMs of his Stage 8 win at the Tour de France."...
22:30, 2019-07-14

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
22:30, 2019-07-14

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in epic match to win fifth Wimbledon title • Djokovic wins 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3)• Federer had two match points in the final set In a final as memorable for its longevity and unfathomable swings of fortune as the quality of shot-making by two of the finest grass-court players of any era, Novak Djokovic ground down the classica...
22:30, 2019-07-14

England win Cricket World Cup after super-over drama against New Zealand • New Zealand 241-8; England 241 all out• England win super over to claim World Cup for first time• Latest reaction to England winning the World CupThis was the most astonishing, fortuitous, preposterous climax to any cricket match I’ve witnessed, let alone a World Cup final. Only the Kiwis could ha...
22:30, 2019-07-14

Algeria v Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations semi-final – live! Africa Cup of Nations semi-final news from the game in CairoBronn own goal sends Senegal through to finalAnd you can mail Simon or tweet him with your thoughts 9.20pm BST 63 mins: Algeria win a free-kick on the left. It’s headed to the edge of the area and eventually falls to Feghouli, whose volley ...
22:30, 2019-07-14

Luxury retailer Barneys may be headed for bankruptcy, report say Barneys may be on the cusp of filing for bankruptcy protection as the luxury retailer contends with high rents, according to reports.       ...
22:45, 2019-07-14

Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and has performed it....
22:45, 2019-07-14

Cameron Tringale and Andrew Landry co-lead John Deere Classic, but clustered leaderboard sets up exciting final round Cameron Tringale and Andrew Landry co-lead the John Deere Classic, but 13 golfers are within four shots entering Sunday's final round.        ...
22:45, 2019-07-14

UPDATE 2-Gilead deepens Galapagos ties with $5.1 bln deal Gilead Sciences Inc will invest $5.1 billion to raise its stake in Galapagos NV and partner with the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm to develop and commercialize its treatments for a ten-year period, the companies said on Sunday....
23:15, 2019-07-14

Sneferu’s Distinctive Bent Pyramid Opened to the Public In Egypt, the Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany has announced that two pyramids are being opened to the public for the first time since 1965. ...
23:15, 2019-07-14

Jennifer Lopez reschedules Madison Square Garden show after NYC blackout Jennifer Lopez is refusing to let New York’s blackout ruin her 50th birthday celebrations with hometown fans — and has already rescheduled Saturday’s scrapped MSG show for this Monday....
23:30, 2019-07-14

Immigrants in hiding, but no sign of threatened mass U.S. raids Immigrant families and their defenders were on standby Sunday for mass deportation arrests across the United States threatened by President Donald Trump, but by early afternoon there were no signs of a nationwide operation....
23:30, 2019-07-14

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," a comment that was condemned by Democrats as racist....
23:30, 2019-07-14

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
23:30, 2019-07-14

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the country....
23:30, 2019-07-14

CHEAP: At $60, the Instant Pot is at its lowest price ever The Instant Pot isn’t your ordinary slow cooker. It’s an all-in-one machine that can do (almost) anything, from steaming vegetables, to sautéing meat. It’s for that reason why users rave about it, with aficionados of the machine called “potheads.” And now you can get one for $59.99. That’s nothing s...
23:30, 2019-07-14

This $29 Cisco course bundle can kickstart your cybersecurity career As the worldwide leader in global networking technology, Cisco knows a thing or two about keeping their systems safe from intrusion or breakdown. You can benefit from all their wisdom with The Foundational Cisco CCNA Security Bundle. While this offer lasts, TNW Deals has slashed the price down all t...
23:30, 2019-07-14

Louis Theroux: Surviving America’s Most Hated Family review – a deeply uncomfortable watch This follow-up film about the supremely intolerant Westboro Baptist church finds plenty to be outraged by, but it also veers into exploitationJust as you did with his previous visits, you need to brace yourself before watching Louis Theroux’s return to Topeka, Kansas to see how the Westboro Baptist ...
23:45, 2019-07-14

France: riot police use teargas to disperse Bastille Day protesters Demonstrators try to disrupt parade by dragging barriers into road and setting bins alightFrench riot police fired teargas to disperse masked protesters from the Champs Élysées after the annual Bastille Day military parade ended in Paris on Sunday.A few dozen men — some masked and dressed in black —...
23:45, 2019-07-14

"Go Fix Countries You Came From": Trump's Tweet Attack On Congresswomen US President Donald Trump on Sunday told unnamed Democratic Congresswomen to "go back" where they came from, prompting senior members of the party to brand him a "racist" and a xenophobe....
23:45, 2019-07-14

‘The Town Hall of Hollywood.’ Welcome to the Netflix Lobby. Every day an entertainment’s who’s who passes through the 4,780-square-foot “creative gateway” — complete with 80-foot video screen — hoping for a piece of the billions Netflix is spending on content....
00:00, 2019-07-15

City or celebrity? Branding goals fuel airport name changes While Louisville added the name of local icon Muhammad Ali to its airport's name, other airports are moving away from celebrity names in favor of stronger geographic branding....
00:00, 2019-07-15

Prime Day 2019 deals: Breaking down Amazon’s best bargains The countdown is on for the biggest online shopping event of the year: Amazon Prime Day 2019. If you haven’t already started shopping the early deals that have been released on pre-sale, be sure to check out the full-on blow out starting at midnight Monday, July 15th. The best bargains include...
00:00, 2019-07-15

| Hamilton says British crowd gave him 'energy' for record win Lewis Hamilton said the home crowd gave him the "energy" to help him claim a record sixth British Grand Prix victory ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas....
00:15, 2019-07-15

Siberian lake frequented for Instagram photo shoots is actually full of toxic waste Thousands of Siberian residents have been busy Instagramming near a bright blue lake that's full of allergy and burn-inducing chemicals.       ...
00:30, 2019-07-15

Power is restored in New York City after massive blackout, but many questions remain Power in New York City has been restored following an outage that left a large portion of Manhattan without electricity.        ...
00:30, 2019-07-15

No ICE raids yet, but immigrants in Miami, Los Angeles, New York and elsewhere still bracing Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration's ICE raids announced to begin Sunday in major cities.        ...
00:30, 2019-07-15

Djokovic tops Federer in epic Wimbledon final Novak Djokovic outlasted Roger Federer in five sets Sunday to repeat as the Wimbledon men's champion for the second time and win his fifth title at the All England Club....
00:45, 2019-07-15

Pride of a Different Sort: Disabled Italians Parade in Rome Now in its fifth year, Italy’s Disability Pride Parade brings an often ignored community onto the streets, which are often tricky for them to navigate....
00:45, 2019-07-15

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Late Mahrez magic sets up Senegal showdown Algeria will face Senegal in the final after a 95th minute free-kick by Riyad Mahrez settled a close semifinal. Their opponents beat Tunisia in the earlier semifinal, which was settled by an extra time own goal....
01:15, 2019-07-15

US launches raids targeting migrant families A federal agency has launched a series of raids in nine cities, targeting families of migrants. But officials in the targeted cities have refused to support the raids, with New York's mayor calling them "unsuccessful."...
01:15, 2019-07-15

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in order to trigger discussions — but it appears to be doing the opposite....
01:15, 2019-07-15