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Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni stressed that state-owned entities could no longer continue to languish in ruin on the government’s dime and that this appropriation was necessary to give Eskom a boost on its road to recovery and reorganisa...

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Watch: Paul Goldschmidt's late home run helps St. Louis Cardinals beat Pittsburgh Pirates St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt's three-run home run in the seventh inning helped the Cardinals to a 6-5 victory at Busch Stadium on Wednesday....
02:15, 2019-07-18

Trump slams progressive congresswomen at fiery 'MAGA' rally in North Carolina President Trump took the stage Wednesday night in Greenville, North Carolina, for a "Make America Great Again" campaign rally -- his first since a developing feud with progressive Democrats, and a string of comments they slammed as "racist."...
02:15, 2019-07-18

CES will include special sex-toy section at annual tech exhibition CES is going back and forth on sex toys again. The giant Las Vegas trade show said this week that its yearly event in January will allot floor space for sex-toy makers to exhibit their wares and compete for prizes — a year after the tech bash made headlines for stripping an award it had......
02:15, 2019-07-18

FaceApp security concerns: Russians now own all your old photos The eerie FaceApp photo filter, which uses AI to digitally age your face, has gone viral, with millions on social media sharing their sagging simulacrum, including celebs such as Drake, the Jonas Brothers and Kevin Hart. However, experts warn that the free “old age filter,” created in 20...
02:15, 2019-07-18

FaceApp went viral with age-defying photos. Now Democratic leaders are warning campaigns to delete the Russian-created app ‘immediately’ Drake, LeBron James, the Jonas Brothers and other celebrities have helped extend the future-self craze on social media. Now the Democratic Party's security chief is telling campaigns "this novelty is not without risk: FaceApp was developed by Russians."...
02:30, 2019-07-18

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and faded in 2016 killed more than 11,000 people, excee...
02:30, 2019-07-18

Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops struggling to make gains in a more than two month assault in northwestern Syria to seize the last opposition bastion, senior rebel commanders said....
02:45, 2019-07-18

UK PM May pays tribute to Gibraltar's efforts in detaining Grace 1 tanker British Prime Minister Theresa May thanked Gibraltar's Chief Minister for upholding European Union sanctions against Syria by detaining an oil tanker, her office said on Wednesday, adding its independent legal process should be respected....
02:45, 2019-07-18

Half of all harm caused by medical care is preventable About half of all the harm caused by medical care is preventable, according to a review of 70 studies involving more than 330,000 patients around the world...
02:45, 2019-07-18

Hot dog fan? You can now stay in a 27-foot long Wienermobile on Airbnb In celebration of National Hot Dog Day Wednesday, Airbnb announced that an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will be available to book on the rental website.       ...
02:45, 2019-07-18

Gene Munster: Netflix's best days are behind it Loup Ventures founding partner Gene Munster told CNBC's "Fast Money" on Wednesday that Netflix's disappointing second quarter results are a turning point for the company, saying the best days for the streaming giant "are in fact behind it."...
02:45, 2019-07-18

Prosecutors reject Cuba Gooding Jr.'s bid to dismiss NY groping charge The Oscar-winning actor was accused of grabbing and squeezing the breast of a 29-year-old woman at a bar in midtown Manhattan on June 9.        ...
03:15, 2019-07-18

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pride celebration. But the mayor called things off just minutes before the ceremony because, he says, it's a political movement....
03:15, 2019-07-18

Saskatchewan cabin owners advised how to help prevent wildfires from spreading Parks Canada said simple things like removing yard waste and trimming vegetation around homes are vital in stopping the spread of wildfires this season....
03:30, 2019-07-18

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
03:30, 2019-07-18

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was among those who watched Babe Ruth call his shot One of the most iconic tales of baseball lore includes Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth allegedly calling his shot before hitting a home run during Game 3 of the 1932 World Series against the Chicago Cubs....
03:45, 2019-07-18

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

House Sees Red on Rep. Al Green’s Effort to Impeach Trump Well, that didn’t take long. As many politicos predicted, the House on Wednesday rebuffed an effort put forth by Texas Democrat Al Green to impeach Donald Trump....
03:45, 2019-07-18

Glossier Makes Merch Now Glossier has finally embarked on the next phase of its plan to completely take over your life. The cult-status minimalist skincare and makeup brand (which has since branched out into maximalist makeup) has just dropped its first collection of merch from it’s new, limited-edition line, GlossiWEAR....
03:45, 2019-07-18

Poll Finds Trump’s Racist Dog Whistle Works With Racists; Republican Support Increases After Racist Tweets Well, it looks like President Trump’s racist tweet targeting the fab four freshmen congresswomen is working; not only has he distracted the public from his relationship with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, his Republican base has heard the call and his support has increased....
03:45, 2019-07-18

Beyoncé Made So Many Costume Changes in the ‘Spirit’ Video, We Almost Lost Count [Updated] So far, we’ve counted 12—yes, 12 outfits that Beyoncé reportedly sports in the four minutes and 31 seconds the “Spirit” video runs. That’s gotta be some kind of record....
03:45, 2019-07-18

Court acts against NJ judge in sex assault case: report New Jersey’s high court took action Wednesday when it terminated the temporary assignment of a judge who declined to order a 16-year-old rape suspect tried in adult court because the boy came “from a good family,” according to The New York Times....
04:00, 2019-07-18

Zombifying fungus bypasses the brain to make ants its puppets, study finds Enlarge / A dead ant that has been taken over by a species of Cordyceps in the Rio Claro Reserve in Colombia. (credit: National Geographic/Justin Maguire) Pity the poor unsuspecting carpenter ant who unwittingly becomes infected with spores scattered by a parasitic fungus in the Cordyceps genus. ...
04:00, 2019-07-18

The Greatest Leap, part 2: The 50/50 bet that won the Space Race for America Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. By the summer of 1968, a sense of deep unease had engulfed the American republic. Early in the year, the Tet Offensive smashed any lingering illusions of a quick victory in the increasingl...
04:00, 2019-07-18

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

When to expect DOJ inspector general report on 2016 election Thursday, Aug. 15. Mark this date on your calendar. A very good source of mine says a report from Inspector General Michael Horowitz of the Justice Department on spying and other nastiness during the 2016 presidential election will be out by then. And, I believe, it will be a blockbuster. So investo...
04:15, 2019-07-18

Trump rips into 2020 Dems at rally, calls Biden not ‘mentally prepared’ President Trump skewered the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls at a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night — claiming Joe Biden is not “mentally prepared” for the presidency. Trump told an energized crowd that Biden’s performance in the first Democrati...
04:15, 2019-07-18

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

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

What is ulnar deviation? Ulnar deviation is when problems with the joints, muscles, or ligaments cause the fingers to bend toward the bone on the outside of the forearm. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treatments here....
04:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 4-U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system last week....
04:30, 2019-07-18

Australian property firm Lendlease lands $15 bln mega deal with Google Construction firm Lendlease Group on Thursday said it has secured a contract from Alphabet Inc's Google to jointly undertake development of properties worth $15 billion in California....
04:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

Dems circle wagons around the 'squad,' as Omar responds to 'send her back' chant Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and other Democrats united in condemning President Trump on Wednesday night after the crowd at a North Carolina "Make America Great Again" rally broke out in a striking chant of "send her back" while the president criticized Omar and other members of the so-called progressi...
04:45, 2019-07-18

Brooks Koepka’s British Open secret weapon: Caddie Ricky Elliott PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Brooks Koepka has been the most sought-after player at this British Open. Not by the fans. Not by the media. But by his fellow players. If you consider Koepka the favorite to win his first Claret Jug this week at Portrush, beginning with Thursday’s opening round, you wou...
04:45, 2019-07-18

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

The Best Drink to Order at a Crappy Airport Bar Sometimes, through no fault of your own, you find yourself with some hours to kill in an airport. You really only have three options: read, spend money on things you don’t need (or even want), or drink. I usually partake in at least two, if not all three, but the drinking can be hard to derive joy f...
04:45, 2019-07-18

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

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
05:00, 2019-07-18

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebuke to U.S. strategic allies over their involvement in Yemen’s civil war and alleged human rights abuses.Trump has already threatened to veto all three ...
05:00, 2019-07-18

Mercedes-Benz S class The flagship sedan will be re-engineered this fall, getting exterior styling changes including a new grille, plus the brand?s latest autonomous driving technologies and a new range of engines....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Kia Telluride The Telluride, introduced as a boxy concept at the 2016 Detroit auto show, made a glitzy pit stop during New York Fashion Week in September before its formal auto show debut in Detroit....
05:01, 2019-07-18

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

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the abduction and decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
05:15, 2019-07-18

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

Firefox will soon alert users if their saved passwords have been breached With the security of personal information becoming an increasing priority amongst the general public, many tech companies are promising heightened protection in response, and are introducing new methods of dealing with any breaches once they've occurred.However, for users, half the battle is kn...
05:30, 2019-07-18

In spite of Trump tweets, Bowe Bergdahl had fair trial, Army court rules A three-judge Army Court of Criminal Appeals panel rejected the argument 2-1 that President Trump’s tweets and public statements interfered with a fair trial for former Army Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban and held for five years, as Army Times reported....
05:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

Walmart scoring execs against one another on security performance The company has created a scorecard that provides every executive within Walmart with a real-time overview of how they're performing against their peers....
06:15, 2019-07-18

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

Conservative MP calls for national rules for emotional service animals Michelle Rempel's husband, U.S. military veteran Jeffrey Garner, has an emotional-service dog for therapeutic reasons and has official documentation from medical specialists for it....
06:45, 2019-07-18

Nifty Futures Indicate Weak Start For Markets Today On Wednesday, the domestic stock market benchmarks Sensex and Nifty had finished0.22 per cent and 0.21 per cent higher respectively,rising for a third session in a row....
06:45, 2019-07-18

Devers hits solo shot, drives in 4; Red Sox beat Jays 5-4 Rafael Devers hit a solo homer and drove in four runs, Eduardo Rodríguez pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox sent Toronto's Aaron Sanchez to his 13th straight loss, beating the Blue Jays 5-4 on Wednesday night....
06:45, 2019-07-18

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

Let These Good Baseball Children Warm Your Rotten Heart Wednesday night’s Dodgers-Phillies game was interrupted by a lengthy rain delay. For one fan this meant an opportunity to treat the tarp covering the infield as a Slip ’n Slide; for others, it meant sleep. For many, it meant leaving the stadium and going home. Those who left missed the Dodgers carry...
07:30, 2019-07-18

Free Chris Paul Before the Houston Rockets traded Chris Paul to the rebuilding Oklahoma City Thunder last week, they reportedly tried to involve a third team in the deal, in order to redirect Paul to a more competitive situation. When that effort proved especially cumbersome, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey res...
07:30, 2019-07-18

Idiot On The Tarp Enjoys Slippin' N Slidin' During Phillies Rain Delay It’s raining all over the East Coast, and as a result, baseball is at a standstill. Fans from Philadelphia to Baltimore to Boston have already been forced to sit through delays on Wednesday night, with most of them likely huddled in the concourses, cowering in fear of the precipitation....
07:30, 2019-07-18

Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' after president attacks Ilhan Omar Chant follows Trump’s racist tweets targeting Omar and three other Democratic congresswomen of colorGoaded on by the president, a crowd at a Donald Trump rally on Wednesday night chanted “send her back! send her back!” in reference to Ilhan Omar, a US congresswoman who arrived almost 30 years ago as...
08:15, 2019-07-18

'Don't blame me': 10 Tupac quotes to get you through the working day Jerry Foxhoven was fired from his job at Iowa’s social services agency after quoting Tupac too much. Here are some of the rapper’s best lines to use at workWhat role should the late, great rapper Tupac Shakur play in the day-to-day life of a public servant? It’s a question 66-year-old Jerry Foxhoven...
08:15, 2019-07-18

After falling for a con artist, I lost trust in the world – but I am anything but a damaged soul The author of Fake, Guardian Australia’s new Unmissable book, says her story is far more than ‘lonely childless woman who fell for a fraud’In 2013, I wrote my first “personal essay”. I told the world that I frequently felt acutely lonely. Even then, two years before Slate declared there were too man...
08:15, 2019-07-18

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of sexual harassment and violence against women in Indonesia, in the wake of two recent cases of horrific domestic abuse.In one incident, a man in Jakarta...
08:15, 2019-07-18

FaceApp denies storing users' photographs without permission App was launched by Russian developer in 2017 and uses AI to change people’s featuresThe developer of a popular app which transforms users’ faces to predict how they will look as older people has insisted they are not accessing users’ photographs without permission.FaceApp, which was launched by a R...
08:15, 2019-07-18

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

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

Truckmaker Volvo beats expectations, picks Samsung for batteries Sweden's AB Volvo inched up its market growth outlook for North America and Europe, as strong deliveries for its trucks and construction equipment as well as continued easing of supply chain bottlenecks helped it beat quarterly profit expectations....
08:15, 2019-07-18

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

Wirecard deal with AUTO1 first fruit of SoftBank alliance German payments company Wirecard AG said on Thursday it was teaming up with car-dealing platform AUTO1 Group to offer digital financial services to consumers, in its first alliance with a company backed by Japan's SoftBank Group....
08:15, 2019-07-18

Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency: source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by banks, in an effort to fight money laundering, a person familiar with the plan said on Thursday....
08:15, 2019-07-18

Morning News Call - India, July 18 To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_07182019.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: http://solutions.refinitiv.com/MNCIndiaSubscriptionpage ...
08:15, 2019-07-18

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

Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency -source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by banks, in an effort to fight money laundering, a person familiar with the plan said on Thursday....
08:15, 2019-07-18

Racism. Xenophobia. Bigot. Those were just a few of Merriam-Webster's top searches on Wednesday night Racism, socialism, fascism, concentration camp, xenophobia and bigot were the top searches on Merriam-Webster.com on Wednesday night.        ...
08:30, 2019-07-18

Paper Round: United could run out of time to sign Maguire "Brendan Rodgers warns Manchester United, Arsenal are confident over William Saliba, Everton want two strikers and Neymar could be loaned to Barcelona."...
08:30, 2019-07-18

Taylor Swift and co-stars talk about their upcoming 'Cats' movie We'll have to wait until Friday to see the first official trailer for the "Cats" movie, but a new teaser might satisfy fans who are already eager to pounce....
08:30, 2019-07-18

Nearly-new buying guide: BMW X3 (2014-2017) M Sport trim looks butch but those wheels spoil the ride A second-generation, post-facelift X3 ticks a lot of boxes, even if you need to satisfy a sporting itch Take one BMW 3 Series, give it the SUV treatment and – hey presto – you’ve a hit on your hands. Well, that’s the theory. In fact, by th...
08:30, 2019-07-18

Four women chase $500,000 W Series top prize W Series was created to address a gender imbalance in top flight motorsport Briton Jamie Chadwick leads rivals as inaugural all-female racing series heads for penultimate round W Series, the all-female single-seater motor racing series, has released its provisional list of prize money winners ahe...
08:30, 2019-07-18

Katy Perry, 34, explains how she's combating aging with 'new-age way of living' Perry described how she balances indulging herself with feeling good in her body, adding that her actor husband Orlando Bloom is also on board.        ...
09:00, 2019-07-18

'I just can't leave it like that': Jennifer Lopez makes up NYC show ended by blackout Jennifer Lopez got back out on the Madison Square Garden floor giving a full show to attendees of Saturday's concert cut short due to a power outage.        ...
09:00, 2019-07-18

Fresh Island Festival in Croatia evacuated over massive fire; Tyga's performance canceled Tyga's performance at Fresh Island Festival in Croatia's was abruptly canceled Monday after a massive fire forced concertgoers to evacuate Zrće beach.        ...
09:00, 2019-07-18

Post Malone announces Swae Lee will join his Runaway Tour, which starts in September Post Malone announced Monday that Swae Lee and Tyla Yaweh will appear as openers during his Runaway Tour.        ...
09:00, 2019-07-18

Colin Kaepernick’s Nike ad garners an Emmy nomination "Dream Crazy," which featured the former 49ers quarterback saying, “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything,” received a nod for Outstanding Commercial....
09:01, 2019-07-18

Ranchi Teen, Arrested Over Online Post, Wants Action Against Complainants A 19-year-old woman who was arrested over a Facebook post and asked by a court to distribute copies of Quran as a bail condition has said that she will take action against the people who filed a......
09:45, 2019-07-18

The Open 2019: first round – live! Updates from the first round at Royal PortrushThe official live Open leaderboardMcIlroy focused on bigger picture at homecomingRahm has punch and panache to end Spain’s waitAnd feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 8.39am BST Lovely birdie for Shane Lowry at the par-three 3rd. He sends his...
09:45, 2019-07-18

Raising the steaks: how to have a fancy barbecue Tired of guests taking you for granted while you slave over a hot grill? Try your hand at marinated goat, deconstructed ratatouille or boozy poultryThere is a lot to be said for barbecues, including smell, taste, poignant memories of summers past, licensed overeating and the ubiquity of coleslaw, bu...
09:45, 2019-07-18

D'backs tie franchise record with 21 hits, beat Rangers 19-4 Eduardo Escobar homered twice and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record with 21 hits while thumping the Texas Rangers 19-4       ...
10:00, 2019-07-18

Cycling odyssey through French countryside: Best of Tour de France Take a look at the best images from the 2019 edition of the Tour de France, which started in Brussels, Belgium and finishes in Paris.       ...
10:00, 2019-07-18

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

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

Sex offender accused of trapping, robbing kids inside store NEWPORT, N.C. — A sex offender working at a North Carolina convenience store is accused of locking children inside the shop and robbing them. Newport police Chief Keith Lewis tells reporters that two children entered the shop near closing Sunday to buy candy and were trapped by 60-year-old Hector Sa...
10:15, 2019-07-18

At least a dozen presumed dead in suspected arson at Japanese anime studio TOKYO — A man burst into an animation production studio in Kyoto and set it on fire early Thursday, killing one person, leaving 12 others presumed dead and a dozen possibly trapped inside. The blaze injured another 36 people, some of them critically, Japanese authorities said. The fire broke out in ...
10:15, 2019-07-18

‘Desperate Housewives’ villain revisits the dark side on ‘Yellowstone’ For someone who’s notorious for playing villains, crazies and assorted oddballs, Neal McDonough could not be a straighter arrow. He’s the ultimate stand-up guy, a family man who has five kids with Ruve, his wife of 16 years. He’s a staunch Catholic whose refusal to do love scenes cost him at least o...
10:30, 2019-07-18

13 feared dead in suspected arson attack in Japanese animation studio At least 13 people are feared dead and 38 injured in a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto Thursday, fire officials said....
10:30, 2019-07-18

The social media giant is accused of promoting videos arguing the Earth isn't round. Many people who believe the Earth is not round first heard the idea on YouTube. But how important was the video-sharing website in helping the flat Earth movement grow?...
10:30, 2019-07-18

Natasha Lyonne Distracted Herself From the Emmy Noms With Some Curious Prep for Season 2 of Russian Doll Russian Doll is officially an Emmy-nominated series, and that's an understatement. The acclaimed (and awesome) Netflix series, created by and starring Natasha Lyonne, scored a total......
10:45, 2019-07-18

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

5 books not to miss: Colson Whitehead’s ‘The Nickel Boys,’ Daniel Silva’s ‘The New Girl’ Colson Whitehead delivers a new literary achievement in "The Nickel Boys," while Daniel Silva pens a page-turning thriller, "The New Girl."        ...
11:15, 2019-07-18

Amazing cakes from 'Power of Sprinkles' book Flour Shop founder Amirah Kassem has released a book about cake, "The Power of Sprinkles." Here's a taste of the visually delicious designs.        ...
11:15, 2019-07-18

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

In the Klutch: Top Sports Agent and LeBron Homie Rich Paul Takes His Talents—and His NBA Clientele—to Hollywood in Major Deal With United Talent Agency Powerhouse sports agent Rich Paul is bringing the basketball world to Hollywood as part of a major deal between his Klutch Sports Group and United Talent Agency, one of the major agencies representing talent in Tinseltown....
11:30, 2019-07-18

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

League's decision not to back von der Leyen risks isolating Italy: Deputy PM The decision of Italy's ruling League party not to back Ursula von der Leyen as the next president of the European Commission risks isolating the country in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday....
12:15, 2019-07-18

UK secures first anti-graft order against man suspected of serious crime links British police said on Thursday they had used anti-graft powers in a serious organized crime case for the first time after freezing assets owned by a businessman with suspected links to gangs involved in armed robberies and drug trafficking....
12:15, 2019-07-18

Land Rover Range Rover Following its debut in the Range Rover Sport, the 3.0-liter inline-six with an electric supercharger and a 48-volt mild-hybrid system will be available early this summer in the 2020 Range Rover....
12:15, 2019-07-18

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

New London adverts tell visitors to give money direct to charity instead of rough sleepers Westminster council today unveiled digital adverts at central London stations warning "well intentioned" visitors to give money to charities instead of rough sleepers....
12:15, 2019-07-18

2020 Won’t Repeat the Mistakes of 2016, Whatever They Were Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania are an electoral Bermuda triangle for Democrats, with a pull so strong that they’re mentioned at events around the country....
12:30, 2019-07-18

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

CORRECTED-EBay beats second-quarter revenue estimates EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Wednesday, as a multi-year effort to make its platforms easier to use attracted more customers....
12:30, 2019-07-18

PUBG 4.1 Beta Update is Now Live: Erangel Overhaul, Story Trailer, and More The PUBG 4.1 beta update is now live on the test server and it kicks off Season 4 with an epic story-driven trailer, overhauled Erangel map, and more....
12:30, 2019-07-18

Flipkart Big Shopping Days Sale: Best Offers Available on the Last Day Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale is ending tonight, but there are still a handful of deals that have spilled over to the last day of the sale. We bring you the best offers you can grab right now....
12:30, 2019-07-18

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

Government to TikTok: Answer Queries or Face Ban Government has issued notices to social media platforms Tiktok and Helo along with a set of 21 questions threatening to ban these apps if it does not receive appropriate response, official sources......
12:30, 2019-07-18

Siblings who claimed income taxes 'against God's will' ordered to pay $1.4 million Two Australian siblings who refused to pay income taxes for eight years because it went “against God’s will” were reportedly ordered to give $1.4 million to Australia’s tax office this week....
12:30, 2019-07-18

Florida city constantly plays Baby Shark to deter homeless from civic building Official praises ‘effective temporary measure’ using looped children’s song to drive away people from banqueting venue City officials in West Palm Beach, Florida, are using extremely catchy children’s music to try and drive away homeless people from one of its civic buildings.The city’s mayor, Keith...
12:30, 2019-07-18

Nketiah strikes late as Arsenal beat Bayern "Eddie Nketiah scored a late goal for Arsenal to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in their opening clash of the International Champions Cup at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California on Wednesday."...
13:00, 2019-07-18

Maguire £12m more than De Ligt would be English football's most absurd example yet "Harry Maguire moving for £12m more than Matthijs de Ligt would prove to be the greatest example yet that the market for English players has lost all control, writes Michael Hincks."...
13:00, 2019-07-18

Greenwood the real deal? Rashford praises United’s ‘frightening’ 17-year-old "Is Mason Greenwood set for a breakthrough season at Manchester United? Marcus Rashford labelled the 17-year-old as “frightening” after he scored against Leeds United in a friendly."...
13:00, 2019-07-18

IDW’s President Wants to Unearth Spider-Man’s Hidden Mexican History Even as moviegoers get reacquainted with Peter Parker Marvel Studios’ latest release, Spider-Man: Far From Home, a piece of the character’s comic book history was only uncovered earlier this year for American fans thanks to IDW Publishing President Chris Ryall.Read more......
13:00, 2019-07-18

Message In A Bottle Found In Australia 50 Years On An Australian boy who discovered a message in a bottle on a remote beach may have a new penpal after the Englishman who dropped it from an Australia-bound ship 50 years ago was tracked down....
13:00, 2019-07-18

Carlos Ghosn Sues Nissan, Mitsubishi For Breach Of Contract: Report Former auto titan Carlos Ghosn, currently under house arrest in Tokyo, is suing Nissan and Mitsubishi in a Dutch court for "improper termination" of his contract, French newspaper Le Figaro reported......
13:00, 2019-07-18

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

Prime Day is over—but you can still find massive savings at these stores Prime Day 2019 might be over, but you can still get huge savings at Nordstrom, Anthropologie, and so many other big retailers right now.       ...
13:15, 2019-07-18

|Nationalisation,privatisation,land:WhatMandelatoldbusinessin1990stillresonatestoday Almost three decades ago, Nelson Mandela addressed a conference of 300 business executives on questions that South Africa still grapples with, including nationalisation, privitisation, a living wage land reform, inequality, public finances, unions and capital flight. For Mandela Day, an edited versi...
13:30, 2019-07-18

'The View' hosts slam Scarlett Johansson: 'She needs to be more understanding of her words' The hosts of "The View" criticized Scarlett Johansson after the actress made controversial comments about which roles she should be allowed to play.        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

Emmy snubs: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Emma Stone left out of nominations Plenty of A-listers were shut out of Tuesday's Emmy nominations, while "Game of Thrones" and "Barry" predictably dominated.        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

Julia Roberts wins best reaction to an Emmy snub, noting Clooney was passed over, too Julia Roberts appears to be in good company and in good spirits about her Emmy snub, because she gave a response that deserves an award of its own.        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

'Chernobyl' snags 19 Emmy nominations, inspiring tourism wave. But is disaster site safe? Tourism to the disaster site has surged 30% since HBO's hit miniseries and the Ukrainian government plans to capitalize on it. But is it a good idea?        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

Rip Torn, Emmy-winning actor dies at age 88 Rip Torn, an Emmy-winning actor who had a decades-long acting in theater, film and television, died July 9, 2019 in Lakeville, Conn. He was 88.        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

Up to 14 migrants reported killed in road crash in Turkey Turkey’s state-run news agency says a van carrying migrants has crashed in eastern Turkey, killing at least four people, but private NTV television says as many as 14 migrants were killed...
13:30, 2019-07-18

Blackstone reports almost flat Q2 distributable earnings Blackstone Group Inc, the world's the largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday its distributable earnings in the second quarter rose just 1% year-on-year, missing most analysts' expectations....
13:45, 2019-07-18

Turkey says defence firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defence companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet programme but the industry will emerge stronger as a result, the head of Turkey's Defence Industry Directorate said on Thursday....
13:45, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Honeywell beats quarterly profit estimates, raises 2019 forecast Honeywell International Inc on Thursday reported a better-than-expected quarterly earnings and raised its full-year sales and profit forecasts, riding on higher demand for aircraft parts and spares, sending its shares up 1%....
13:45, 2019-07-18

General Atlantic nears acquisition of beauty brand Morphe -sources Private equity firm General Atlantic is nearing a deal to acquire a majority stake in Morphe LLC that will value the maker of makeup brushes and eyeshadow palettes at more than $2 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said....
13:45, 2019-07-18

Documents on Trump ex-lawyer's porn star hush payment to be released Documents regarding hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn star and a Playboy model who said they had sexual encounters with the president are set to be made public on Thursday, offering a window into a probe that began last year and landed Cohen in pris...
13:45, 2019-07-18

Review: Making a Spectacle of History (and Herself) Radu Jude’s “I Do Not Care if We Go Down in History as Barbarians” is a complicated meditation on the responsibilities — and limits — of art in the face of horror....
14:00, 2019-07-18

Samsung announces ultra-fast 12GB LPDDR5 RAM ahead of Galaxy Note 10 – but we have some bad news Samsung a few months ago launched several Galaxy S10 options including a Galaxy S10+ model that ships with as much as 12GB of RAM onboard. That seems like overkill for a smartphone, but Samsung will continue to make phones with 12GB of memory, and supply 12GB modules to other handset vendors. The co...
14:15, 2019-07-18

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Devotion, The Tawainese Horror Gam Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Devotion, The Tawainese Horror Game Silenced By China • Dark Aether’s Favorite Anisongs of Spring 2019 (Introduction) • There Needs To Be A Stranger Things Video Game Worthy Of The Show • Spacemon: A Pokemon TRPG: Frontier - Ch 59: Fu...
14:45, 2019-07-18

Get Up to 20% Back On Select Products With Your Amazon Prime Credit Card If you’re an Amazon Prime member, it’s worth having the Amazon Prime Store Card or the Amazon Prime Visa to get 5% back on every purchase. But now, the retailer’s offering larger cash back bonuses of up to 20% on select products, including high-end tech like Bose headphones and Samsung sound bars....
14:45, 2019-07-18

World finance leaders raise ‘serious regulatory’ concerns over Facebook’s Libra The chairman's concluding summary from the G-7 meeting in Chantilly, France, says the officials agreed that so-called stablecoins - cryptocurrencies pegged to real currencies - will have to meet "the highest standards" of financial regulation....
14:45, 2019-07-18

How it started: First jobs in football for all 32 NFL head coaches They got coffee, cut tape, lined the field, played the "Grim Reaper," even washed cars. An NFL head coach has to start somewhere. Here are their stories....
14:45, 2019-07-18

Why Mariano Rivera is two Hall of Famers in one Would Mo have been a Cooperstown lock if he'd ONLY pitched in the postseason? What if he'd never sniffed October? Turns out, he's even better than you might have realized....
14:45, 2019-07-18

German police raid suspected Islamic extremists, detain 6 Police in western Germany have raided the apartments of alleged Islamic extremists and detained six people amid suspicions that the group may have been planning an attack...
15:00, 2019-07-18

Exclusive: Ping An-backed Lufax to ditch P2P lending on regulatory woes - sources Lufax, one of China's largest online wealth management platforms that is backed by financial giant Ping An Insurance , plans to exit its once-core peer-to-peer lending (P2P) business, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Uber error charges riders 100 times more than the original price An error in Uber's systems on Wednesday led to people being charged 100 times what their ride should have cost. One user was charged $2,053 dollars on a ride that should have cost $20.53....
15:00, 2019-07-18

YouTube's exclusive MLB coverage begins streaming today Earlier this year YouTube announced an exclusive 13-game streaming deal with Major League Baseball -- and it's starting today. If you're in the USA, Canada or Puerto Rico you'll be able to watch a live MLB game of the week, every week of the regular......
15:00, 2019-07-18

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

Samsung asks partners to stockpile Japanese components: source South Korea's Samsung Electronics has sent letters to local partners urging them to stockpile more Japanese components in case Tokyo expands its export restrictions, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Verizon resurrects media business as safe haven on the internet Banning pornography from Tumblr was not necessarily meant to define Verizon Media's strategy to turn around a collection of Internet has-beens. But that is how it has played out....
15:00, 2019-07-18

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

Iran's Zarif says US diplomatic restrictions 'inhuman' Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has blasted US travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats, describing them as "basically inhuman." He also accused Washington of "economic terrorism," targeting ordinary Iranian people....
15:00, 2019-07-18

'The Dish' still beaming signals from Australia 50 years after moon walk It's known as "The Dish" and it soars above a nondescript paddock in rural Australia. Without it, hundreds of millions of people would never have seen all of the generation-defining footage of Neil Armstrong walking on the moon 50 years ago....
15:15, 2019-07-18

Is this the future – five-year-olds designing smart technology? | Anna Bawden Mihika Sharma’s smart stick, which helps blind people cross the road, is one of the winning entries in this year’s Tech4Good awardsNine months since the government unveiled its social prescribing strategy to tackle loneliness, progress is still patchy. One in 20 adults in England feel lonely often o...
15:15, 2019-07-18

Government proposes night-time ban on new drivers Newly qualified drivers could soon face tougher restrictions Planned graduated licence scheme would reduce crash rates through post-test restrictions A new graduated licence system in the UK could ban new drivers from the road at night as the Government seeks to improve road safety.  The system, ...
15:15, 2019-07-18

New Mazda 3: UK prices for Skyactiv-X variants announced Innovative powertrain available from £23,555; saloon variant lands in October Mazda has confirmed UK pricing and specifications for Skyactiv-X-powered variants of the new 3.  The 2.0-litre four-cylinder powertrain, which uses the brand's newly developed spark plug-controlled compression ignition te...
15:15, 2019-07-18

Shaquille O'Neal says he wouldn't join a superteam in today's NBA Shaquille O'Neal says he would have no part of the superteam building that's going on in today's NBA, which is an interesting take.       ...
15:30, 2019-07-18

MMA fighter's disdain for Greg Hardy stems from witnessing domestic abuse as child Juan Adams doesn't appreciate that Greg Hardy has shown no remorse for his domestic violence past, because it hits so close to home.       ...
15:30, 2019-07-18

After President Trump’s Racist Tweets, People Have Been Searching for the Definition of ‘Racism’ As backlash and debate over a series of racist tweets posted by President Donald Trump continues, Merriam-Webster dictionary announced a big uptick in Americans searching for the definition of “racism.” “Tonight’s top searches, in order: racism, socialism, fascism, concentrat...
15:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

Oldest Denisovan art discovered on 100,000-year-old bone fragments Etchings on pieces of ancient bone found in China could be the clearest evidence yet found that the mysterious Denisovans were capable of advanced cognition...
16:00, 2019-07-18

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

Iran says it seized foreign tanker for allegedly smuggling oil Iran has seized a foreign tanker and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel into the Persian Gulf, state television said Thursday, quoting Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The ship and its 12 crew members were seized Sunday in the Strait of Hormuz. “With a capacity of two million barrels and 1...
16:01, 2019-07-18

Man who threatened to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students gets prison Man authorities say threatened to bomb Harvard University and shoot people who attended black commencement has been sentenced to prison.        ...
16:01, 2019-07-18

Apollo 11 space mission: Diabolically hard practice got us to the moon Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
16:15, 2019-07-18

U.S. ends Turkey's partnership in F-35 fighter jet program The United States confirmed it has removed Turkey from its F-35 fighter jet program after it received delivery of a Russian missile defense system last week....
16:15, 2019-07-18

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

Qualcomm Is Fined Again by European Regulators for Antitrust Behavior The $272 million fine is for blocking a rival chip maker from the market. It is the second time in two years that E.U. authorities have penalized Qualcomm....
16:15, 2019-07-18

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

The real midlife crisis confronting many Americans What was once imagined as a time of exploration and reinvention has become marked by financial and emotional strain.       ...
16:30, 2019-07-18

The 5 best times to shop for almost anything There’s a best time to buy just about anything, but knowing which product will go on sale at what time isn’t always easy.       ...
16:30, 2019-07-18

Honda has a modular EV plan for the US Honda might have delighted the European market with details of its cute and compact electric Honda E, but that's no use to American drivers -- the Honda E isn't destined for US soil and even if it was, its top range of 125 miles is pretty useless for......
16:30, 2019-07-18

Punjab Prison Cell Where Jawaharlal Nehru Was Lodged In 1923 Collapses A prison cell in Jaitu town of Punjab's Faridkot district where Jawaharlal Nehru and two other Congress leaders were lodged in 1923 has collapsed due to incessant rains, a senior police official said......
16:30, 2019-07-18

No Karnataka Trust Vote Today, Assembly Sleepover For BJP Lawmakers The ruling coalition in Karnataka, in danger of collapsing after multiple resignations, will not face a trust vote today with the Speaker calling it a day despite the opposition BJP insisting on a......
16:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

Tweaks to Chromium-based Edge (and Chrome) brings better integration with Windows 10 Microsoft’s latest change for Chromium-based Edge – and indeed all Chromium-powered browsers – involves deeper integration with Windows 10.Microsoft’s most recent tweak to the Chromium code means that when you’re looking to adjust printer settings from within your ...
16:45, 2019-07-18

Netflix tries out a mobile-only streaming plan, as subscriber growth slows It’s an interesting time for Netflix. While the streaming service is still in a hugely strong financial position, and able to fund a huge number of original shows and films, it’s uncertain whether it can keep up the explosive growth it’s had in the past few years. In fact, ...
16:45, 2019-07-18

Pokemon Masters: iOS, Android game gets first gameplay trailer, release date update The newest Pokemon game is almost here - and today we got a closer look at how it's going to play and what you'll be able to do on the mobile game. Here's what you need to know....
16:45, 2019-07-18

Xbox Live Free Game Update: Download Borderlands Game of the Year Edition on Xbox One NOW The latest Free Play Days game is now live - and you can play it for free on your Xbox One right now. Here's what you need to know about this week's offering....
16:45, 2019-07-18

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It’s only the second time in history that Congress has voted to hold a cabinet member in crimin...
16:45, 2019-07-18

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

Readers share their memories of the Apollo 11 moon landing The Post asked readers to write in with their tales of where they were on July 20, 1969 when Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. From Yankee Stadium to the Mets locker room, from summer jobs to Vietnam, from foreign countries to new citizens, here’s a selection of some of the memories —...
17:00, 2019-07-18

Airline banned photos after blogger posts picture of handwritten menu Indonesia’s national airline Garuda sought to ban passengers from snapping photos during flights after a video blogger posted an image of a handwritten menu he was given in business class, according to reports. Rius Vernandes — who has 121,000 followers on Instagram and 500,000 on YouTube R...
17:00, 2019-07-18

Russian tainted oil suspect detained in Lithuania - TASS Roman Ruzhechko, a suspect in a Russian investigation into a major oil pipeline contamination earlier this year, has been detained in Lithuania, TASS news agency cited a source as saying on Thursday....
17:00, 2019-07-18

Airbus closes in on Air France jetliner deal - sources Airbus is close to a deal worth billions of dollars to sell dozens of A320neo-family and smaller A220 aircraft to Air France as the French network carries out a keenly awaited renewal of its medium-haul fleet, industry sources said....
17:00, 2019-07-18

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

Volvo will cut costs by $214M as trade war dents profits Volvo said the new cost measures will start in the second half and run to the first half of 2020. Part of China's Geely, Volvo has reworked its production plans and cut jobs to reduce the impact of tariffs....
17:30, 2019-07-18

CHEAP: Paint the town red with 33% off Sony’s DualShock 4 Wireless Controller Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Few things in life are as satisfying as returning home from work and sinking into your favorite video games. Whether that means taking out enemies in a Battle Royale game, crushing your rivals in FIFA, or explori...
17:30, 2019-07-18

Qatar agrees to inquiry into death of Briton at World Cup stadium Family of Zac Cox say a British judge will look for lessons to be learned from death in 2017The Qatari organisation in charge of staging the 2022 World Cup has agreed to hold a wide-ranging inquiry led by a British judge into the death of a British worker during construction of a stadium for the eve...
17:30, 2019-07-18

Argentina Faces Choice Between Hard Reforms and Populism No leader wants to face voters when times are tough, particularly in this era of wild-card winners, incumbent losers and brand-new political parties in country after country. That’s why Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri is still widely considered an underdog to win re-election in Octo...
17:30, 2019-07-18

India Grapples With a Water Shortage as City Residents Reach Their Limits As severe flooding forces millions of people from their homes in northern India, residents in the south of the country are facing a different kind of water crisis: drought. On July 12, a train carrying 2.5 million liters of water arrived in the city of Chennai. That load will provide relief to resid...
17:30, 2019-07-18

Watch live: DHS chief McAleenan testifies in Congress on migrant family separations Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan appeared before Congress on Thursday to answer questions about the department's migrant family separation policy at the U.S.-Mexico border amid nationwide protests....
17:30, 2019-07-18

Secret papers reveal aides 'feared Major winning first lottery' Newly-released government documents show aides were worried about the prospect of former prime minister John Major winning the first National Lottery draw in 1994....
17:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

Delta Air Lines just made it cheaper to travel with bikes, surfboards The airline is eliminating its $150 fee for oversize sports equipment, following a similar move by American. Travelers will pay standard bag fees.       ...
17:45, 2019-07-18

Angels pitcher Noe Ramirez suspended for 3 games Angels pitcher Noé Ramirez has been suspended for three games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing a pitch in the area of Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick's head, and Los Angeles manager Brad Ausmus has been suspended a game and fined....
17:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

Golf: Grillo sinks hole-in-one at British Open Argentina's Emiliano Grillo claimed a hole-in-one on the opening morning of the British Open as he aced the par-three 13th at Royal Portrush on Thursday....
18:00, 2019-07-18

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

Toyota Vellfire Luxury MPV Showcased In India At A Private Event Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) is likely to be the next automaker to introduce a luxury MPV in India. The Japanese automaker recently showcased the Toyota Vellfire MPV at a private event in the country,......
18:00, 2019-07-18

Suzuki Gixxer SF MotoGP Edition Launched; Priced At Rs. 1.10 Lakh Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd has launched the MotoGP edition of the 2019 Gixxer SF. First launched in 2015, the new Gixxer SF gets livery inspired from Suzuki Ecstar MotoGP racing team. It is......
18:00, 2019-07-18

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Spotted Testing The next-generation 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan was recently spotted testing. Currently, in the early stages of development, a total of three prototype models of the new C-Class were caught......
18:00, 2019-07-18

Is Huawei a Security Threat? Vietnam Isn’t Taking Any Chances As the world splits along U.S.-China fault lines, telecom companies in Vietnam appear to be quietly avoiding the Chinese tech giant in their 5G plans....
18:00, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

Gossip Girl: The Next Generation? How TV Shows Rebooted With New Casts Spotted on HBO Max: A Gossip Girl reboot following a brand-new group of rich private school kids in New York City. This new generation falls under the watchful eye of a mysterious blogger (Who is......
18:15, 2019-07-18

Red wine compound could help protect astronauts on trip to Mars Resveratrol, a phenol found in red wine, could be used to protect the muscles of astronauts during extended stays in space, like on a mission to Mars....
18:15, 2019-07-18

Margot James resigns as minister after voting against Government Margot James has resigned as digital minister after she voted for an amendment to block the next prime minister from suspending parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
18:30, 2019-07-18

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

Tory rebels flex their muscles in bid to block no-deal Brexit A Tory rebellion against a no-deal Brexit was staged today as a report said crashing out the EU would blow a £30 billion hole in the public finances....
18:30, 2019-07-18

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

Watch the New Trailer for Brad Pitt in Space Movie Ad Astra Fox has released a new trailer for Brad Pitt-starrer sci-fi movie Ad Astra, in which an astronaut (Pitt) sets off into space in the search for his long-lost father (Tommy Lee Jones)....
18:30, 2019-07-18

Number of speed bumps in UK increases to 42,000 News 18 Jul, 2019 The UK now has 42,000 individual speed bumps on a total of 14,000 different roads, with London Boroughs having the most...
18:45, 2019-07-18

Daily on Energy: Congress finds its ‘sweet spot’ climate change policy Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:00, 2019-07-18

Netflix sinks on subscriber losses, analysts still see growth Wall Street brokerages stuck to a positive outlook on Netflix Inc on Thursday, betting that a strong content slate for the rest of 2019 would reverse shock losses in U.S. subscribers in the second quarter that sank its stock price....
19:00, 2019-07-18

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

UnitedHealth boosts earnings forecast, set to pass price discounts to patients UnitedHealth Group Inc will stick with its decision to pass on drug maker discounts to patients to help them beat rising medicine prices despite the U.S. government having withdrawn a similar proposed policy in its health programs, its top executive said on Thursday....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Recent cannabis use tied to memory deficits, slowed mental processing (Reuters Health) - People who have recently used cannabis may be more likely to experience memory deficits or difficulties with cognitive function than those who don't use the drug, a recent study suggests....
19:00, 2019-07-18

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

Newcastle manager Bruce aims to prove doubters wrong "Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce admits he has \"big shoes to fill\" as he steps in to replace fan-favourite Rafa Benitez, but is determined to prove his doubters wrong."...
19:15, 2019-07-18

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

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

UPDATE 3-Blackstone reports better-than-expected Q2 distributable earnings Blackstone Group Inc, the world's largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday its distributable earnings in the second quarter rose 1% year-on-year, more than most analysts expected....
19:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Evercore set to lose out as Aramco reshuffles IPO roles -sources Boutique investment bank Evercore Partners has lost the chance to retain a prime position as an independent advisor for Saudi Aramco's potential $100 billion share sale, as the oil giant revives its postponed listing, three sources said....
19:15, 2019-07-18

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

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

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called for an overhaul of the private-equity industry as part of a new proposal targeting Wall Street....
19:30, 2019-07-18

UK foreign minister calls U.S. 'send her back' chanting deeply concerning: TV British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that chants at a President Trump rally of "send her back" were deeply concerning, Channel 5 reported....
19:30, 2019-07-18

Gears 5 is the 'largest Gears to date', according to The Coalition We've been waiting a long time for Gears 5 to release and, according to developer The Coalition, the wait is going to be worth it.In an interview with Game Informer, The Coalition's multiplayer design director Ryan Cleven revealed the next installation in the Gears of War franchise is goin...
19:30, 2019-07-18

Take it easy: central bank U-turns loosen financial conditions Rate cut bets and rallying equity and bond markets are feeding into a gradual loosening of financial market conditions that could potentially send world growth ticking higher by the end of the year,......
19:30, 2019-07-18

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

At Rally, President Accuses Liberal Critics of Seeking the Nation’s ‘Destruction’ “These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil,” Mr. Trump told a packed arena in Greenville, N.C., to a crowd that seemed to relish his comments....
19:45, 2019-07-18

GTA Online 5 Casino SCREENSHOTS: Next Grand Theft Auto DLC revealed in over 30 images GTA Online players will finally be able to experience the Diamond Casino & Resort when it launches July 23. For now, here's 30 images giving you your best look yet at Rockstar's new GTA 5 add on....
20:00, 2019-07-18

Aroldis Chapman is likely to opt out of Yankees contract The New York Yankees might have to add acquiring a new closer on their shopping list this offseason. According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, a source close to current closer Aroldis Chapman stated there is a ‘1 million percent chance’ he opts out of his deal following the 2019 season...
20:00, 2019-07-18

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

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

'Fox & Friends' hosts on Trump's North Carolina rally: 2020 race is becoming Trump vs. The Squad The hosts of "Fox & Friends" said Thursday that the 2020 presidential race is quickly becoming President Trump against the so-called "squad," as the Democratic Party's candidates struggle for media attention. ...
20:15, 2019-07-18

Honeywell Posts Higher Profit Honeywell’s second-quarter profit jumped 22% on lower taxes, but the conglomerate remained cautious on the remainder of the year, citing uncertainty around the economy....
20:15, 2019-07-18

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

Open Championship 2019, second round tee times: Friday schedule as Rory McIlroy looks for a miracle After a nightmare start to his Open, home favourite Rory McIlroy will need something miraculous on day two if he is to play any significant part in the weekend....
20:45, 2019-07-18

| WATCH | WHO sounds international Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organisation has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries. WATCH NOW....
20:45, 2019-07-18

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

Seth Meyers to Trump: 'If their country is crime-infested then that's on you' Comics discussed the Republican party’s failure to call out Trump’s racist attacks on Democratic congresswomen of colourLate-night hosts continued their discussion of Donald Trump’s latest racist tweets, focusing on his party’s inability to deal with his bigotry correctly. Continue reading......
20:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

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

France Nudges Europe Into Space Race, Where It Lags Behind Fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission, a new French plan for a space command must overcome the reluctance of its European allies to weaponize space....
21:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

Ethiopia averts confrontation as party delays plan for new region A potentially bloody confrontation between Ethiopia's federal government and a minority community was averted on Thursday when a political party postponed plans to set up a new region for the Sidama people in defiance of central authorities in Addis Ababa....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Unit at Russian nuclear plant short-circuited, now back on line: TASS A unit at a Russian nuclear plant was partially shut down on Thursday morning because of a short-circuit in a transformer, but is now back on line, Russia's TASS news agency quoted a representative of the power station as saying....
21:30, 2019-07-18

David Duval makes 14, just short of highest single score in history David Duval's 14 is tied for the second-highest score in Open Championship history, with D. Murdoch’s 14 at Prestwick’s first hole in 1925.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

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

Rays' Brosseau goes from undrafted to middle of MLB lineup The thrifty Tampa Bay Rays think they have found another hidden gem in Mike Brosseau, an undrafted infielder from Oakland University in Michigan who signed for $1,000 and bolted to the big leagues       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

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

Peruvian, Fortifying and Frank, at Warique in Queens At this Jackson Heights restaurant, the owner Jimmy Lozano shows off his grandmother’s secrets in dishes like pollo a la brasa, a spiced, spit-roasted chicken....
22:00, 2019-07-18

The TurboGrafx-16 Mini is now available for pre-order So you managed to forget retro consoles were a thing? Allow Konami to remind you with the release of the TurboGrafx-16 Mini, which is now available to pre-order. Yes, retro consoles are still coming out. I thought the tepid release of the Commodore 64 Mini and the apparent abandonment of the trend b...
22:00, 2019-07-18

Sarabjot Singh Wins India's Ninth Gold At ISSF Junior World Cup After six days of top class shooting and with one more day to go, India remain on top of the medal standings with nine gold, nine silver and four bronze for a total of 22 medals....
22:00, 2019-07-18

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

The Big Obstacle on the Road to Electric Vehicles The lithium-ion battery is a complex industrial product, not just another component in the consumer electronics supply chain. This inconvenient truth is a major obstacle on the global auto industry’s road to an electric future....
22:00, 2019-07-18

Family separations at US-Mexico border drop sharply: DHS official A top Team Trump official said Thursday that the number of family separations at the border has plummeted since last summer’s zero-tolerance policy was in effect. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said fewer than 1,000 children have been separated from families out of 450,000 ...
22:01, 2019-07-18

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

Still Aiming to Confound, the Scrappy Brick Turns a Page A new leader is about to take over from the Williamsburg theater’s founders. A festival there now offers a sense of her transgressive, slightly bonkers vision (sour cream included)....
22:15, 2019-07-18

Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, ‘Sesame Street’ among 2019 Kennedy Center honorees Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, “Sesame Street,” conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and R&B veterans Earth, Wind and Fire have been selected as the 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees. The kudos will be handed out Dec. 8 at the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, D.C. The award to “Sesame Street” marks the...
22:15, 2019-07-18

Japanese town celebrates first whale catch of the season As Misako Komiya watched a crew of men in rubber boots peeling skin and blubber off a whale with long knives, she was already planning how to prepare the five kilos (10 lbs) of meat she intended to buy....
22:30, 2019-07-18

David Duval posts worst score on one hole in 69 years at British Open David Duval shot the highest score on one hole at British Open in 69 years Thursday -- a 14 -- during the opening round at Royal Portbush in Ireland....
22:30, 2019-07-18

Alabama football blames national championship loss on lack of discipline, focus Alabama football coach Nick Saban and linebacker Dylan Moses said the Crimson Tide lost January's national championship game because the team wasn't properly prepared to beat Clemson....
22:30, 2019-07-18

The first Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship was as awesome as it sounds Knitting is fun for some people; heavy metal, same—but you wouldn’t imagine that that particular Venn diagram contained a lot of overlap. Nevertheless, the two disparate pursuits recently combined for the first Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship....
22:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

U.S.-based equity ETFs attract $8.8 bln in latest week -Lipper Investors took advantage of soaring stock markets, putting $8.8 billion to work in U.S.-based equity exchange-traded funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to Refinitiv's Lipper data on Thursday. (Reporting by Jennifer Ablan Editing by Leslie Adler)...
22:30, 2019-07-18

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

Investors look to tech whiz to set a new course at Schlumberger Oilfield services bellwether Schlumberger NV on Friday is forecast to post modestly higher profits for its second quarter, but investors will be listening closely to what tech expert Olivier Le Peuch has to say about its future direction....
22:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
22:45, 2019-07-18

Mets better off pushing for playoffs than same lame trades The Mets should have Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard available in trades, set a $1.50-on-the-dollar price and see if the Yankees, Braves, Astros, Padres, etc., are willing to overpay. The fade of Matt Harvey, the recent injury of Zack Wheeler and the record over the past two and a half seasons (37...
22:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations The European Union today hit Qualcomm with a fine for predatory pricing against a British modem baseband maker, though it took years to reach the finding.Read More...
22:45, 2019-07-18

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

Here's A Risky But Perfect Tweener Wimbledon is over, but grass court tennis isn’t, even if the experience is not so finely curated. World No. 83 Alexander Bublik is playing at Newport this week. Earlier this year he earned the honor (or curse) of becoming one of Nick Kyrgios’s favorite players on tour after the two goofed through an...
23:00, 2019-07-18

Josef Martínez Dribbled Two Houston Dynamo Players Into An Early Grave Josef Martínez is Atlanta United’s do-everything striker, was the best player in MLS last year, and has been the hottest player in the league over the last two months. The 26-year-old Venezuelan has scored 11 goals in his last seven games, including two against the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night ...
23:00, 2019-07-18

Bolton Wanderers Players And Coaches Have Not Been Paid In Four Months Despite staving off administration twice over in months prior, Bolton Wanderers finally met that dreaded fate on May 8. Since then, the club has been nothing but a disaster. With no potential owners stepping up to buy the team, and an unpaid tax bill of at least £1.2 million, things are looking dire...
23:00, 2019-07-18

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

Online gambling now available around the clock in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania's aggressive expansion of gambling has resulted in the second highest commercial casino revenue of any state, trailing only Nevada.       ...
23:15, 2019-07-18

Book a Frontier Airlines Ticket Right Now for $25 If you live anywhere between Oklahoma and Massachusetts, you’re likely sweating it out in 100-degree temperatures this week. Luckily, Frontier is offering a major sale on flights that depart as soon as this weekend, with one-way tickets starting at just $25....
23:15, 2019-07-18

Should You Avoid Alcohol in the Heat? The hotter it gets, the more refreshing a beverage seems—including an ice-cold beer or a glass of frosé. But you might want to minimize your alcohol consumption during a heatwave, for safety reasons....
23:15, 2019-07-18

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

DHS chief Kevin McAleenan says he's warned Congress about 'breaking point' at border Acting Homeland Security chief Kevin McAleenan told a House panel Thursday he's been warning Congress about an impending "breaking point" at the U.S.-Mexico border, but lawmakers won't pass needed immigration funding....
23:15, 2019-07-18

Minor quake shakes Mexico City, latest in week of tremors A minor earthquake struck Mexico City on Thursday, the latest in a series of small tremors that have shaken buildings and jangled nerves across the Mexican capital over the past week....
23:15, 2019-07-18

Pair of penguins waddles into New Zealand sushi spot The owners of Sushi Bi restaurant in Wellington, New Zealand, had intruders: a pair of penguins called kororā. Find out what happened to birds after their misbegotten food run....
23:30, 2019-07-18

Rockets star James Harden buys minority stake in MLS' Houston Dynamo, NWSL's Houston Dash Houston Rockets guard James Harden purchased a minority stake in the ownership group that controls the Houston Dynamo and the Houston Dash.       ...
00:00, 2019-07-19

Outgoing Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany optimistic for football national titles to come Jim Delany's final day as Big Ten commissioner will be Jan. 1. As he departs after 30 years, Delany is optimistic the league will win national titles.       ...
00:00, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

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

Pakistan lost $50 million from airspace restrictions: minister Pakistan's aviation minister on Thursday said that his country suffered loses of over eight billion rupees ($50 million) from airspace restrictions imposed since February which affected hundreds of commercial and cargo flights....
00:15, 2019-07-19

Canadian police nab nine suspected members of powerful Mafia clan Canadian police on Thursday said they had arrested nine suspected members of a powerful Mafia clan with roots in southern Italy involved in money laundering and illegal gambling in the Toronto area, seizing C$35 million ($26.8 million) in assets, including five Ferraris....
00:15, 2019-07-19

'Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda joins protests against Puerto Rico's governor 200 people rallied in Manhattan to demand resignation of Puerto Rico's governor. Leading them? "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

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

Tiger gives grim view of physical woes after 78 Tiger Woods said Thursday that he was "sore'' during his round of 78 at The Open and wasn't moving as well as he did when winning the Masters in April....
00:30, 2019-07-19

How a decision at 15 forever changed Keith Thurman's life As a teenager, Keith Thurman left school to chase his boxing dreams. Now a world titlist and millionaire, Thurman always knew it was a risk worth taking....
00:30, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

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

Verizon's first 5G hotspot is $500 with a two-year contract Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has unveiled the latest device that connects to its 5G network. The Inseego MiFi M1000 is the first 5G hotspot available through Verizon, and it costs $650 upfront. If that's a little out of your price range, there......
00:30, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

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

Coco Gauff is set to make her first post-Wimbledon appearance at Citi Open in D.C. The 15-year-old tennis sensation must wait for a spot in the District tournament's qualifying draw, but she will host events during the tournament regardless....
00:30, 2019-07-19

Exclusive: Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country's drug supply or raise costs for its own citizens, officials have told U.S. authorities, in a new setback to the Trump administration's efforts to tackle high drug prices, according to documents obtained...
00:30, 2019-07-19

Wall Street rises as Fed's Williams cements rate-cut expectations U.S. stocks moved higher on Thursday after a slow start as comments from New York Fed President John Williams helped cement expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank at the end of the month....
00:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

2021 Formula 1 rules made restrictive to prevent racing limitations Formula 1 sporting chief Ross Brawn says it is important the 2021 regulations come down hard on teams in order to stop them designing cars detrimental to racing...
01:15, 2019-07-19

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

Seattle’s New N.H.L. Team Chooses Ron Francis as G.M. The unnamed expansion team will not join the league until 2021, but the ownership group has tasked Francis, a Hall of Famer, with building the squad....
01:45, 2019-07-19

Woman who wore contact lenses while showering, swimming nearly blinded in one eye from rare infection Heads up, contact lens wearers: A woman in England was nearly blinded in one eye after contracting a serious but rare infection likely caused by wearing her contact lenses in the pool and shower. ...
01:45, 2019-07-19

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

Rapper YG's home raided by authorities in connection with police shooting Authorities searched the Los Angeles home of rapper YG in connection with a police shooting in Compton that killed a bystander earlier this month.        ...
02:00, 2019-07-19

British Open 2019: Round 2 tee times, pairings, TV, streaming The first round of the 2019 British Open wasn't pretty, but there's still much golf to be played. Here's the info you need for TV and streaming       ...
02:00, 2019-07-19

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

Asia stocks set to trade mixed as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Friday, following overnight comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official that led to rising expectations the central bank could ease monetary policy more than expected....
02:00, 2019-07-19

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

Turkey Was Just Booted Out of the F-35 Program The American government has given Turkey the boot, officially removing the country from the F-35 Lightning II program. The two countries are at odds over Ankara’s purchase of an advanced Russian surface-to-air missile system, which Washington claimed could be used to spy on an aircraft that will be ...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Best web design software in 2019 As with any great endeavor, web design is about both inspiration and perseverance. Back in the day, creating web pages was the sole province of hardcore coders, but that’s not the case anymore given that there are numerous tools to simplify the process. Some of these even have a visual interf...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Mexico attends thousands of unaccompanied migrant minors Mexico’s National Migration Institute says child protection officials have assisted since December more than 10,000 unaccompanied minors, most of them from Central America...
02:15, 2019-07-19

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

Angry Aaron Boone gets tossed: ‘Tighten this s–t up’ Aaron Boone will be well rested for the nightcap of Thursday’s doubleheader. But the Yankees manager got his money’s worth after he was ejected from the first game of the twin bill against the Rays. After a number of Yankees were upset by home plate umpire Brennan Miller’s strike z...
02:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav "According To Our Laws": Pakistan Pakistan will grant consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav according to the Pakistani laws, for which modalities are being worked out, the Foreign Ministry said in a late night......
02:15, 2019-07-19

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

The ‘Cats’ movie looks absolutely terrifying Warning: This two-minute clip will haunt your “Memory.” The trailer for “Cats” dropped Thursday — a day earlier than Universal Studios had announced — giving viewers a first glimpse at the film’s many A-list actors as freaky, human-feline hybrids. The cast — including Jennifer Hudson, Taylor S...
02:15, 2019-07-19

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

Trump wants to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for Labor secretary: report President Trump is planning to nominate the son late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor secretary, a report said on Thursday. Trump wants Eugene Scalia — a partner at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher — to take over at the Department of Labor after the departure of former S...
02:30, 2019-07-19

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

Husband’s chore chart rewards beer and sex for housework Getting your kids to do chores around the house is hard enough, but one woman has resorted to bribing her husband with beer and sex just to inspire him to pitch in. In a post found on Reddit’s Feminism forum, a user shared an image of a hand-drawn diagram, commenting “sticker reward chor...
02:30, 2019-07-19

Festival-goers push over portable toilet with ‘queue jumper’ inside This is the stomach-churning moment UK festival pranksters pushed over a portable toilet with a “queue jumper” inside. The group of shirtless men at the TRNSMT festival in Glasgow, Scotland, knocked the toilet over to punish the reveler who didn’t want to wait in line. Taylor Lamon...
02:30, 2019-07-19

‘Send her back!’ chant: Sen. Tillis says Trump doesn’t control crowd, while Rep. Walker fears it will define GOP The two North Carolina Republicans’ divergent responses to the chant at Wednesday’s Trump rally in their state underscore how the president’s attacks on four minority congresswomen have roiled the GOP....
02:30, 2019-07-19

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

Summer's 6 Most Refreshing Beers Shandies and other Euro-style fruit-flavored brews have washed up stateside, and summer will never be the same. Here, our top picks to see you through the season....
02:45, 2019-07-19

Harley-Davidson LiveWire: An Electric Bike for a New Generation of Riders The humming LiveWire represents a shift in design, strategy and sound for a brand with a failing business model and aging ridership. It’s also the world’s best sport-bike-riding experience, says Dan Neil....
02:45, 2019-07-19

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Mandela Day, war waning in Yemen? Deadly monsoon rains, zero hunger hopes fade, fifth anniversary of MH17 crash In today’s Daily Brief: World celebrates Nelson Mandela; Security Council hears end of Yemen war may be in sight; South Asia children turned ‘upside down’ by monsoon rains; world ‘off track’ to meet zero hunger target; Italy urged to stop ‘criminalising’ migrant rescues   ...
03:00, 2019-07-19

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

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

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade: Li China will likely produce another Grand Slam women's champion in the next decade, predicts Li Na, the only player from her nation to taste victory in any of tennis's four biggest tournaments....
03:01, 2019-07-19

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

'I want to punch myself' says dejected McIlroy Rory McIlroy said he felt like punching himself after suffering a nightmare round at the British Open on Thursday, shooting an eight over-par round of 79 at the Royal Portrush course....
03:01, 2019-07-19

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

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

You Can Upgrade This Star Wars Death Star PC Case With a Superlaser Video Projector If there’s not a fancy, over-tuned car in your driveway, there’s a good chance there’s a fancy, over-tuned gaming PC sitting on your desk. The beige PC boxes of the ‘80s are long gone, now replaced with cases adorned with blinking lights, LCD screens, and exotic shapes—including one now shaped like ...
03:15, 2019-07-19

DisplayPort 2.0 Is Finally Here, and This Is Why It Matters You might not have heard much about DisplayPort, as the HDMI rival is limited mostly to high-end monitors, dedicated graphics cards, and other premium, professional tech. A new version of DisplayPort is upon us though—the standard’s biggest upgrade yet—and it could be enough to earn the technology a...
03:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

‘Big Penis’ sex supplement has hidden ingredient, FDA warns The FDA has issued a warning about an over-the-counter sexual supplement dubbed “Big Penis” — which apparently has men packing more than they bargained for. “FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Big Penis contains sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra,” said the Food ...
03:30, 2019-07-19

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

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

Ilhan Omar receives hero's welcome home day after Trump rally crowd chant 'send her back' Ilhan Omar has received a hero's welcome home a day after Donald Trump supporters chanted "send her back" as the president took aim at the Congresswoman....
04:30, 2019-07-19

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

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to produce air-launched, expendable sonobuoys used in anti-submarine warfare, the Pentagon said....
04:45, 2019-07-19

YouTube star's death prompts Amazon to push for e-scooter safety warnings in UK Following the death of YouTube star Emily Hartridge in a London accident, Amazon will reportedly begin asking e-scooter sellers to warn consumers about proper safety protocols in the United Kingdom....
04:45, 2019-07-19

Calling at all stations: tube passengers to get 4G reception from next year 4G mobile technology will launch on Jubilee line and will be extended to other linesLondon Underground passengers will be able to use their phones in tunnels between stations from early next year, removing one of the last major public places in Britain without phone reception and creating new challe...
04:45, 2019-07-19

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

Navy brass, low budget blamed for Argentina sub tragedy An Argentine legislative commission has concluded that the sinking of a submarine with all 44 crewmembers was caused by the inefficiency of naval commanders and budget limitations, discarding theories the vessel was attacked or hit by a ship...
05:15, 2019-07-19

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

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia to be labor secretary President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate Gene Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, to be labor secretary....
05:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

As Part of a $3 Million Investment, Serena Williams Adds Her Power to the Fight Against Maternal Mortality What does it mean when the most recognizable female athlete in the world can’t get the attention she needs when suffering complications after giving birth? For Serena Williams, it meant becoming intimately familiar with the crisis currently facing so many black expectant mothers—the threat of a life...
06:15, 2019-07-19

‘This Election Is Too Important’: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Fighting Trump and Endorsing Joe Biden The Joe Biden campaign for president has been a spectacle to behold this year. On the one hand, if you wrote out Biden on paper, it would look something like this: seasoned older white man, executive experience, wingman for the first black president. You’d think he’s a shoo-in for the Democratic nom...
06:15, 2019-07-19

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

‘Stay together and step up’ action to meet Global Goals, ECOSOC President tells development forum We can realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 “if we all stay together and step up our actions”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Thursday....
06:15, 2019-07-19

Letting Jeffrey Epstein loose could lead to new victims: judge Jeffrey Epstein doesn’t just pose a huge risk of jumping bail — he also has “uncontrollable” urges that make him a serious danger to underage girls and young women, a judge said Thursday. During a brief hearing in Manhattan federal court, the multimillionaire financier and convicted pedophile was de...
06:30, 2019-07-19

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

Powerhouse law firm is the biggest backer of de Blasio’s White House bid A politically connected law firm that was a big winner in the city’s decision to reform stop-and-frisk policies is leading the charge to fund Mayor Bill de Blasio’s long-shot bid for the White House. At least 52 employees from the powerhouse firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison combined ...
06:30, 2019-07-19

Judge gives reputed Bonanno boss stiff sentence for racketeering Sometimes it really sucks being the captain — especially in the mafia. Joseph “Joe Valet” Sabella, a Bonanno capo who pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy, has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison after a judge said he bears more responsibility than his underlings. ...
06:30, 2019-07-19

Sixth MS-13 member busted in murder of alleged snitch Carlos Rivas-Majano A reputed MS-13 gang member was arraigned on a murder charge Thursday, making him the sixth and final member of the notorious gang busted in the 2017 machete slaying of a suspected snitch on Long Island. Luis Alejandro Varela, 21 — nicknamed “Felon” — is accused of taking par...
06:30, 2019-07-19

As FaceApp Goes Viral, So Do Concerns About Privacy, Russia Ties Just as quickly as a free photo-editing app went viral among smartphones users this week, it drew a backlash that exposed growing concerns about digital privacy and the potential for abuse from overseas actors....
06:30, 2019-07-19

Von der Leyen outlines position on migration, other EU challenges The incoming head of the European Commission has said she will look for pragmatic solutions to the issue of migration. Ursula von der Leyen also spoke of plans for Italy's budget and her approach to Poland and Hungary....
06:45, 2019-07-19

Trump: US 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump has said the US Navy shot down an Iranian drone after a ship took "defensive action." Earlier, Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker, accusing it of smuggling oil in the Persian Gulf....
06:45, 2019-07-19

June 2019 broke global heat record: US agency A US scientific agency has reported record-breaking temperatures in several regions across the globe, including Europe. Scientists have warned of the destabilizing effect of carbon emissions on Earth's climate....
06:45, 2019-07-19

Michaels-Beerbaum: 'Role models should speak their minds' Speaking to DW, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, one of the most successful women in show jumping, talks about being a pioneer in a male-dominated sport and why athletes should speak their mind when it comes to politics....
06:45, 2019-07-19

The new 2020 Corvette Stingray revealed. Guns for Ferrari with Chevy's first mid-engine design The base version of the sports car will punch out 495 horsepower, 40 more than the seventh-generation car and enough to launch it from 0 to 60 in "less than three seconds" when equipped with an optional performance package, the automaker claims....
06:45, 2019-07-19

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

"China Home To One Of The Worst Human Rights Crisis": Mike Pompeo United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said China was home to one of the worst human rights crisis of the present times, slamming Beijing for violations against ethnic and religious......
07:00, 2019-07-19

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

Here’s why animals behave strangely during lunar and solar eclipses For most animals, the structure of their day – and indeed their year – depends on the light-dark cycle. These regular and rhythmic cycles in the length of days tell animals when they should be foraging, when they should be asleep, when it’s time to migrate and when it’s time to breed. Animals can te...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Veteran Rescue Mission to file lawsuit against Pima County TUCSON – Veteran Rescue Mission serves as a safe place for veterans to eat, sleep and worship. This month, it received a letter from the Pima County Attorney saying, due to zoning issues, their church cannot operate on the property. Pima County said what the mission is doing is noble but it ne...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Arts and Entertainment: The Lion King One of the most anticipated films of 2019 hits the big screens this weekend. News 4 Tucson’s Herb Stratford has more in the video below....
07:15, 2019-07-19

New sampling system unveiled to test storm water in Pima County PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. — The Pima Department of Environmental Quality has a new system that helps detect what is in the water after monsoon storms. The Monsoon can cause heavy downpours and flooding, which could wash whatever is on the ground into the aquifer or washes. Some of these materials can...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Bighorn sheep spotted in Oro Valley neighborhood TUCSON – Bighorn sheep have been spotted in an Oro Valley neighborhood this week. Multiple people in the area took photos and videos of the animals and posted them to social media. KVOA spoke with the Arizona Game and Fish Department. They say they saw one video on social media, and it caused...
07:15, 2019-07-19

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

Huggies puts dads on its diaper boxes for first time (CNN) –  Huggies has finally caught on. For the first time ever, the company is featuring dads with babies in ads and packaging. This is quite a shift for the company that once got criticism for ads that portrayed fathers as disconnected from their kids. There are seven different box designs in the ...
07:15, 2019-07-19

CDC: 27 states affected by dog treats with salmonella The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to contact with pig ear dog treats. The CDC reported Wednesday, that there are now a total of 93 people infected with the outbreak of Salmonell...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Woman arrested in Sahuarita credit card fraud case TUCSON – Sahuarita Police Department arrested a woman in connection with a credit card theft case. Jessica Diaz was arrested by U.S. Marshals Service near Campbell Avenue and Irvington Road on Wednesday. Jessica Diaz News 4 Tucson viewers helped Sahuarita police identify Diaz after a Crime Trackers ...
07:15, 2019-07-19

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

Family, friends gather for celebration of life honouring Hodan Nalayeh Almost one week after Hodan Nalayeh’s untimely death, friends and family gathered for a celebration of life remembering the former Toronto journalist....
07:30, 2019-07-19

What are the signs of emotional abuse? Some signs of emotional abuse include controlling, shaming, blaming, and purposely humiliating another person. Emotional abuse can occur in many situations. Learn more about the signs, as well as what to do, here....
07:30, 2019-07-19

What can cause a rash under the breast? A rash under the breast often results from skin irritation, an allergic reaction, or heat rash. Other causes can include viral and bacterial infections and skin disorders, such as eczema or psoriasis. Learn more about the possible causes here....
07:30, 2019-07-19

Tiger Woods, On His Achy, Miserable First Round At The Open Championship: "Just The Way It’s Going To Be" Remember how surprising it was back in April, when Tiger Woods won the Masters and it seemed like the grueling decade-plus of injury hell he spent between major championships might finally have spit out a Tiger Woods once again capable of regularly competing against a new generation of golf stars? H...
07:45, 2019-07-19

Phillies' Hector Neris Screams "Fuck You" At Dodgers Dugout After Save Hector Neris got pretty fucking amped when Bryce Harper tracked down Justin Turner’s flyball into right centerfield on Thursday, which ended the game and gave the Phillies a 7-6 win over the Dodgers. It was an emotional level that certainly caught the attention of the Los Angeles dugout, with every ...
07:45, 2019-07-19

The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Mid-Engine Corvette Has 495 HP Rumored since approximately the Taft Administration, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette, the mystical mid-engine Corvette, has finally transcended myth and arrived in reality. It’s finally here (well, after a leak from earlier tonight). Time to run down everything we know....
07:45, 2019-07-19

New Corvette undergoes major redesign in bid to raise performance WARREN, Mich. — When you first lay eyes on the new 2020 Corvette, a modern version of the classic American sports car isn’t the first thing that pops into your head. Instead, you think Lamborghini, Lotus, McLaren. The eighth-generation ‘Vette, dubbed C8, is radically different from its predecessors,...
08:00, 2019-07-19