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Africa's demographic dilemma

Africa's population is growing rapidly. The high birth rates present the continent with an enormous challenge. However, a study found that the number of children is declining as education, health and jobs rise....

Africa's demographic dilemma

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Traditional TV usage is declining across every demographic — here's how digital media companies are recreating content bundles This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence As streaming becomes an increasingly mainstream behavior among consumers, the video industry has produced new combinations of streaming video program...
18:00, 2019-07-02

Dilemma for France as potential U.S. clash looms France's last group game against Nigeria at the women's World Cup will be a double-edged sword as a draw will see them advance as top of Group A, but will also send them toward a likely quarter-final clash against the United States....
15:15, 2019-06-13

Fed Faces Unfamiliar Dilemma With Rate Projections The Federal Reserve’s so-called dot plot hasn’t existed during a period when markets expected the central bank’s next move would be to cut rates, and not to raise them....
22:15, 2019-06-17

Noah Syndergaard to IL in familiar Mets dilemma Noah Syndergaard is returning to a familiar place: The injured list. The hard-throwing right-hander, who underwent an MRI exam on his strained right hamstring Sunday morning, has now been shelved each of the past three years. He made just 32 starts the past two seasons combined and has struggled thi...
01:30, 2019-06-17

MLB’s netting dilemma: With current standards, danger is just a second away Line drives can reach seats not covered by protective netting in just over a second and impact with a force equivalent to a 10-pound weight striking a person's head from a height of 11 feet....
19:45, 2019-06-05

Israel’s Energy Dilemma: More Natural Gas Than It Can Use or Export After years of relying on imports, the country has discovered huge gas reserves offshore. But it cannot easily use or sell the fuel to other countries....
17:15, 2019-07-05

Brett Gardner already solving upcoming Yankees dilemma Monday was the second of three straight games in which the Yankees were scheduled to face a lefty starter, and there is the possibility of the Red Sox throwing more lefties in a four-game series that opens Thursday at Yankee Stadium. However, Aaron Boone doesn’t sound like Brett Gardner is going to ...
11:45, 2019-05-28

Calpers' Dilemma: Save the World or Make Money? The California Public Employees’ Retirement System was one of the first public pensions to tie its investments to social activism. Now it is having second thoughts....
14:45, 2019-06-16

The Difficult Dilemma Of Dragon Quest XI’s Post Credit Sequence Dragon Quest XI is a very long game full of tragic twists and turns, so when my journey finally came to an end, it felt like a real accomplishment. The credits rolled. I’d defeated the main villain and brought peace to the land. I actually felt sad that my time with my companions was coming to an en...
22:15, 2019-06-22

Airbus faces cabin comfort dilemma as it launches A321XLR jet Airbus is poised to break records by launching the longest-range narrow-body jetliner at the Paris Airshow this week, but jetmakers are having to rethink their mantra on comfort as they squeeze ever more miles out of jets designed for shorter trips....
12:00, 2019-06-17

Thiem facing same old dilemma as usual suspects block his path Austrian claycourt specialist Dominic Thiem has done the 'easy' part by reaching the French Open semi-final for the fourth straight year -- now for the hard bit....
21:15, 2019-06-06

Baku boycott would solve Arsenal dilemma rather than leave a man behind | Barry Glendenning If Gunners refused to contest Europa League showpiece they would generate headlines that might force Uefa into climbdownLeave no man behind. A code embraced by the US military, it refers to army policy of doing everything and anything possible to avoid abandoning troops behind enemy lines. A commend...
20:45, 2019-05-23

Marquez's brother's part in Pramac's 2020 MotoGP machinery dilemma The Pramac MotoGP team has been in contact with Moto2 frontrunner Alex Marquez, as it faces a conundrum over the specifications of the Ducati bikes it will run in 2020...
19:45, 2019-05-28

Hear Christina Milian's Thoughts on Natalie Halcro's "Juicy" Romance Dilemma! Natalie Halcro will call her suitors back when she's done working. But Christina Milian, Olivia Pierson and Joel Halcro still want the low-down on her love life in this clip from......
16:30, 2019-06-12

Bradley Beal left off all-NBA team as Wizards potentially sidestep supermax dilemma Following a career year, Beal received 31 points in third-team votes and 34 overall points, the most of all other players left off one of the three all-NBA teams....
08:00, 2019-05-24

Bradley Beal left off all-NBA team, as Wizards potentially sidestep supermax dilemma Following a career year, Beal received 31 points in third-team votes and 34 overall points, the most of all other players left off one of the three all-NBA teams....
01:30, 2019-05-24

Alan Dershowitz says he'd support Biden over Trump in 2020, but backing Bernie would be a 'real dilemma' Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz said on Thursday he would back former Vice President Joe Biden over President Trump if the two were facing off in the general election next year. ...
02:15, 2019-06-14

On World Emoji Day, Apple and Google continue inclusive push Apple and Google are taking World Emoji Day seriously, rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but also expand the number of images of human diversity....
02:00, 2019-07-18

Bank Repossesses 50 Alfa Romeos From Struggling Dealership Man, the pile of troubles a struggling Alfa Romeo dealership in Dallas has found itself under seems endless. Customer complaints, unpaid rent and now, 50 repossessed vehicles, are reportedly just the tip of the iceberg of problems facing Kamkad Automotive....
02:15, 2019-07-18

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points....
02:15, 2019-07-18

Millennials make PowerPoint presentations to help friends score dates These singles are pitch perfect. DateMyFriend.ppt takes wingman-ship to a whole new level by letting the best friends of potential suitors pitch their pals’ attributes to a crowd at a bar — via PowerPoint. Presenters have just three minutes to explain why their friend, who’s sitting beside them, wou...
02:15, 2019-07-18

U.S. officials to brief diplomats on maritime security initiative for Gulf U.S. officials will speak to members of the Washington diplomatic corps on Friday about a new initiative to promote freedom of navigation and maritime security around the Strait of Hormuz, the State Department said on Wednesday....
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

Know the risks: Travel advisories by country The U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories intended to help travelers understand the risks involved in visiting certain countries.       ...
02:45, 2019-07-18

Instagram is now hiding like counts in Australia, Canada and five other countries It began in Canada in May and now it’s spreading. Immediately after changes to the photo-sharing platform were announced in April, Instagram began hiding the total number of likes on posts in Canada as a test. The design change meant that account owners could see how many likes they have...
03:00, 2019-07-18

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

Crude futures fall after strong build in US stockpiles of products Oil prices fell on Thursday, extending declines into a fourth day, after official data showed U.S. stockpiles of products like gasoline rose sharply last week, suggesting weak demand during the peak driving season....
03:15, 2019-07-18

Former Red Sox infielder Pumpsie Green dies at 85 Former Major League infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, who was the first black player in Boston Red Sox history, died Wednesday from unknown causes at the age of 85....
03:30, 2019-07-18

Cannonball highlights how close Napoleon came to victory at Waterloo A cannonball discovered this week by archaeologists provides a further indication of how close Napoleon Bonaparte came to winning the Battle of Waterloo in 1815....
03:30, 2019-07-18

Why things don't look good for Tiger and other big Open questions All signs point toward a rough week for Tiger Woods. But what about Rory McIlroy on home soil, Brooks Koepka making another major run and the other pressing major questions at Royal Portrush?...
03:30, 2019-07-18

It Looks Like Meek Mill May Get a New Trial: 'We Are One Step Closer to Justice' Meek Mill, born Robert Rihmeek Williams, has spent the last 11 years of his life hounded by a drug and gun conviction that stole his freedom and served as a textbook example of our deeply flawed criminal justice system. But his nightmare might soon be coming to an end, as the possibility of a new tr...
03:45, 2019-07-18

On 5th Anniversary of Eric Garner’s Death, Protesters Will Take to New York City’s Streets Once More On the fifth anniversary of Eric Garner’s death, New Yorkers will once again return to the streets in protest—this time, at the forefront of their minds will be the Department of Justice’s recent decision not to pursue civil rights charges against the NYPD officer who placed Garner in a deadly choke...
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

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

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

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international emergency Enlarge / Health workers communicate information about Ebola at an Ebola screening station on the road between Butembo and Goma on July 16, 2019, in Goma, DRC. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the nearly year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democratic R...
04:00, 2019-07-18

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce in Irving, Texas, US, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Between 2006 and 2012, opioid drug make...
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

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

Frat bro found guilty in pledge’s alcohol-related hazing death A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge two years ago. It took less than an hour for the jurors to convict Matthew Naquin, 21, who now faces anywhere from probation to five years in pri...
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

Wasp spray used as meth alternative in West Virginia: cops West Virginia police say some folks have been using anti-wasp spray — to get a methamphetamine-like high. At least three people overdosed last week because they used the insect repellent to make synthetic meth, state police said Monday. “From what we’re being told, if you use it, y...
04:15, 2019-07-18

Reputed Italian mobster wanted to give reporter ‘two hits with a mallet’ A reputed Italian mobster was caught on a police wiretap ranting about how he wanted to bash a reporter for confronting one of his cronies, according to a report Wednesday. “I would have given him two hits with a mallet … what a blast,” Benedetto Gabriele Militello allegedly fumed....
04:15, 2019-07-18

Judge who said teen rape suspect was ‘from a good family’ steps down The New Jersey judge who refused to try a 16-year-old boy who was accused of rape as an adult — because he comes from a “good family” — has decided to step down, according to officials. The state Supreme Court granted Judge James Troiano’s request to resign on Wednesday...
04:15, 2019-07-18

Woman becomes both mother and aunt after giving birth to brother’s baby A British woman gave birth to her brother’s baby last week after volunteering to be his partner’s surrogate — making her both the mother and the aunt of their child. “We are blown away by the strength, heart and courage of Chapelle and will never be able to truly thank her fo...
04:15, 2019-07-18

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 18 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....
04:30, 2019-07-18

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

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 Foods You Can Bring Through Airport Security Ever since TSA really tightened their restrictions on liquids, pastes and gels, enacting the “3-1-1" rule, there has been some confusion over whether or not certain food items are permitted to pass through airport security....
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

Women's Open needs sustainable business model to grow purse - R&A The R&A sees a bright future for the Women's British Open but chief executive Martin Slumbers on Wednesday offered no promises that the championship's purse would be boosted any time soon to match the men's Open....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Nintendo just revealed a new Switch model with improved battery life We still don’t know when or if Nintendo will release a Switch Pro, but the standard model will seemingly be upgraded before the end of 2019. As you can see on a page on Nintendo’s website comparing the different Switch consoles, a new model numbered HAC-001(-01) has appeared beneath the ...
05:01, 2019-07-18

Ford Fusion Ford will discontinue the Fusion Sport trim for the 2020 model year as it focuses on offering more popular versions in the sedan?s final years. But other variants of the sedan will remain in production until at least 2021....
05:01, 2019-07-18

GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 Like the light-duty model, the 2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD will feature the brand's six-way MultiPro tailgate, large heads-up display and an advanced trailering system with an app, among other things....
05:01, 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

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

New York City removed 110 trash cans. Now garbage is overflowing and the rats are 'running wild' Rats are populating the Upper West Side thanks to the removal of trash cans by the New York City Department of Sanitation.        ...
05:45, 2019-07-18

Billionaire’s apartment asking $75M is overpriced, brokers say Brokers are raising eyebrows over Related Companies honcho Stephen Ross’s bold $75 million ask for his roughly 8,500-square-foot Time Warner Center penthouse. The latest sellers at the building sold at a loss of more than $5 million. They bought their 68th-floor, 4,050-square-foot unit for $19.45 mi...
06:00, 2019-07-18

"Overwhelming Evil" Erased El Chapo's Qualities If Any, Says US Judge Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. penitentiary, a federal judge said on Wednesday......
06:15, 2019-07-18

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

The most successful song collaborations of all time 24/7 Tempo identified the most popular collaborations ever based on the longest runs atop Billboard’s Hot 100 pop music chart.       ...
06:15, 2019-07-18

Chamber faces conservative backlash for pushing minimum wage compromise Conservative groups are arguing that the Chamber of Commerce made a strategic mistake by suggesting a compromise with congressional Democrats on raising the minimum wage....
06:30, 2019-07-18

U.S. House holds 2 Trump officials in contempt over 2020 census dispute The action marks an escalation of Democratic efforts to use their House majority to aggressively investigate the inner workings of the Trump administration....
06:45, 2019-07-18

We’re now exactly one year away from NASA’s Mars 2020 launch This month is a very special one for the folks at NASA. The space agency is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, sure, but that’s not the only reason. You see, today, July 17th, 2019, is exactly one year away from the launch of the Mars 2020 mission, and things are r...
07:30, 2019-07-18

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

David Price Is Still Weirdly Hot Under The Collar About Dennis Eckersley You would think interpersonal beef that arises out of one person saying one single non-R-rated word about a third party could not possible last longer than, say, a couple weeks. Turns out you would be way wrong about that. The dumb beef between Red Sox pitcher David Price and NESN broadcaster Dennis...
07:30, 2019-07-18

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

Theresa May makes coded attack on Boris Johnson in final speech Outgoing PM takes aim at ‘rancour and bitterness’ of Brexit absolutistsIn a defensive final speech of her premiership, Theresa May has taken a coded swipe at the “absolutism” of politicians like Boris Johnson as the Commons prepared for another tense showdown over efforts to halt a no-deal Brexit.Ma...
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

Netflix to roll out cheaper mobile-only plan for India Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it would roll out a lower-priced mobile-only plan in India within the next three months to tap into a price-sensitive market at a time the streaming company is losing customers in its home turf....
08:15, 2019-07-18

TSMC second-quarter net profit falls 7.6% Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, posted on Thursday a 7.6% fall in second-quarter net profit....
08:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-SAP says big margin gains to wait till 2020 SAP told investors they can expect a major improvement in margins only next year as the German business software group reported a 21% decline in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, weighed down by one-off costs....
08:15, 2019-07-18

Volvo Cars launches cost cutting measures as trade war dents profit again Sweden's Volvo announced new measures to cut fixed costs by 2 billion Swedish crowns ($214 million) on Thursday, as it became the latest carmaker to warn that pricing pressure and tariffs arising from the Sino-U.S. trade war were denting profitability....
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

Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces barrage of lawmaker questions on migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan will face questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
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

Steve Kerr says GOP ‘sold its soul’ to Trump, calls on Dems to ‘get this right’ in 2020 Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said the GOP “has sold its soul” to President Trump and called on Democrats to make things “right in 2020.” The former NBA star made the assertion on Twitter on Wednesday night — marking the second time this week that he’...
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

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

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

Who is Grimes? Get to know the artist responsible for 2019's craziest Instagram post Claire Boucher is one of her generation's most interesting musicians, and is/was romantically involved with Elon Musk.        ...
09:00, 2019-07-18

DNA from cigarette butts links man to 12-year-old's kidnapping, sexual assault: prosecutors A Connecticut man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the May kidnapping and sexual assault of a Massachusetts 12-year-old after investigators used DNA from discarded cigarette butts to tie him to the case, prosecutors said. ...
09:15, 2019-07-18

The couple with 7 Insta-famous pets Nala the cat, a Siamese and tabby mix, is slightly cross-eyed with gray and white fur. She likes being petted but isn't a fan of being held. She was rescued from an animal shelter and really loves men with beards....
09:15, 2019-07-18

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

Nalini Sriharan, Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Convict, Denied Early Release The Madras High Court Thursday dismissed a petition filed by Nalini Sriharan, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking a direction to the Tamil Nadu Governor for her premature......
09:45, 2019-07-18

Robert Vadra Withdraws Plea Seeking Protection From Probe Agency Action Businessman Robert Vadra Thursday withdrew his plea, filed in the Delhi High Court, for direction to the Enforcement Directorate not to take any coercive action against him in a money laundering case....
09:45, 2019-07-18

UK High Court To Hear Vijay Mallya's Extradition Appeal In February 2020 Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya's appeal in the UK High Court against his extradition order has been listed for a three-day hearing from February 11 next year, the UK court said on Thursday....
09:45, 2019-07-18

A Mysterious Storm Is Brewing On Anthem's Horizon After Weeks Of Nothing BioWare hasn’t announced when Anthem’s upcoming Cataclysm event will begin in earnest, but recent clues have players hopeful the game’s next phase is imminent....
09:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

Cole K's 11, Marisnick has 3 hits as Astros beat Angels 11-2 Gerrit Cole struck out 11 over seven innings, Jake Marisnick had three hits amid a chorus of boos and the Houston Astros got back on track by beating the Los Angeles Angels 11-2       ...
10:00, 2019-07-18

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Phillies play early after playing late LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Phillies play early after playing late, Angels' Ramirez appealing MLB suspension, Yanks and Rays set for doubleheader, Giants and Bumgarner try to keep rolling       ...
10:00, 2019-07-18

Hawaiian protesters seek to block telescope project but state vows to proceed Protesters led by a group of native Hawaiian elders delayed the start of construction on Wednesday for a giant new telescope atop Hawaii's tallest mountain, but state officials began making arrests and vowed the project would ultimately proceed....
10:01, 2019-07-18

The best and worst Disney live-action remakes (including 'The Lion King'), ranked With "The Lion King" roaring on the big screen again, let's rank Disney's live-action remakes of their animated classics from worst to best.        ...
10:15, 2019-07-18

The best horror movies of 2019 (so far), ranked It's already a busy year in horror films. These are the best scare fests so far, ranked – from Jordan Peele's "Us" to Stephen King's "Pet Sematary."        ...
10:15, 2019-07-18

The man who will be king: Austin Butler cast as Elvis Presley Who is Austin Butler, who has been cast as Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann's biopic about the king? Here's where we have seen Butler before.        ...
10:15, 2019-07-18

'Hobbs and Shaw' premiere halted after electrical sparks cause alarm; Rock reassures crowd The gala premiere for "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" was halted Saturday after electrical sparks in the audience, causing minor panic.        ...
10:15, 2019-07-18

'Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw': Stars take their rivalry to the world premiere 'Fast & Furious' rivals Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jason Statham were all smiles Saturday night at the world premiere of 'Hobbs & Shaw.'        ...
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

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

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

Five things to know before you FaceApp your face The Post’s Geoffrey Fowler has five questions you ought to ask about any app or service, including FaceApp, that wants something as personal as your face....
10:45, 2019-07-18

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence games that are going to eventually cheat anyone foolish enough to entrust their money to these scams. And they are dangerous because they allow rogue ...
10:45, 2019-07-18

Kylie Jenner and Stassie Karanikolaou Take Their Friendship to the Next Level in Matching Outfits Kylie Jenner just wants to have fun! Just days after returning home from an epic trip to Turks & Caicos for her Kylie Skin collection, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star decided......
10:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

Birds and insect species are heading north in the UK as climate warms More than 50 of the UK’s estimated 39,000 animal species, mostly insects and birds, extended their range northwards within the UK between 2008 and 2018...
10:45, 2019-07-18

Serial killer Israel Keyes will give you nightmares in true-crime book 'American Predator' Israel Keyes isn’t a household name, but he will be after you read Maureen Callahan’s terrifying account of his life and crimes.        ...
11:15, 2019-07-18

Israel's Azrieli buys stake in data centres firm Compass for $135 mln Israeli real estate developer Azrieli Group said on Thursday it was acquiring 20% of Compass Holdco for $135 million for its first investment in the North American data centres market....
11:15, 2019-07-18

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Volvo Cars to cut costs as trade war dents profits Volvo on Thursday announced plans to cut fixed costs by 2 billion Swedish crowns ($214 million), becoming the latest carmaker to warn that pricing pressure and tariffs arising from the China-U.S. trade war were denting profitability....
11:15, 2019-07-18

#TrumpRally Erupts in Raucous Chants of ‘Send Her Back’ as Trump Goes After Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar Donald Trump ramped up his efforts Wednesday night to demonize the four progressive, freshman congresswomen informally known as “the Squad,” reveling in a raucous crowd’s chants of “Send her back! Send her back!” in reference to his latest target, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)....
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

At least 23 people feared dead in Japan in suspected arson: fire department At least 23 people were feared dead in a suspected arson incident at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, an official for the Kyoto City Fire Department said....
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

UK's Hammond says fears impact of worst case no deal Brexit British Finance Minister Philip Hammond said that he feared the consequences on the economy and the public finances of a worst case no deal departure from the European Union as analyzed in a fiscal risk report out on Thursday....
12:15, 2019-07-18

Japan PM Abe: Kyoto fire incident 'too appalling for words' A fire caused by suspected arson in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday was "too appalling for" words, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Twitter, offering condolences to the victims....
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

Millions face major disruption ahead of great summer getaway Millions heading off for the great summer getaway were today told to check before they travel as rail closures, blocked motorways and strike warnings for Heathrow, Gatwick and British Airways threatened major disruption....
12:15, 2019-07-18

Brexit news: UK 'will face consequences' for leaving with no-deal, declares Michel Barnier ahead of crunch Commons vote MPs set for a showdown today over moves to prevent a no-deal Brexit Office for Budget Responsibility also expected to announce that a no-deal would force Britain into a recession...
12:15, 2019-07-18

U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia The roughly 500 troops are part of a broader tranche of forces sent to the region in recent months after tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated....
12:30, 2019-07-18

Ex-L.S.U. Student Convicted in Fraternity Hazing Death of Freshman Matthew Naquin, 21, faces up to five years in prison for negligent homicide. His conviction is the latest example of the increasingly hard line prosecutors are taking with hazing deaths....
12:30, 2019-07-18

INSIGHT-Trump's tariffs trip up the all-American RV industry Carrie Gray points to a stack of unwelcome mail on a conference table at the offices of Renegade RV, one of the leading U.S. manufacturers of high-end recreational vehicles. She’s buried in bad news from most of her about 350 suppliers....
12:30, 2019-07-18

MOVES-Fintech startup TransferWise adds Adyen CFO, former Netflix CFO to its board Money transfer startup TransferWise has appointed Adyen NV Chief Financial Officer Ingo Uytdehaage and former Netflix Inc CFO David Wells and to its board, the company said on Thursday....
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

Vodafone wins EU approval for Liberty Global deal Vodafone secured on Thursday antitrust approval from the European Union for its $22 billion bid to buy Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe after offering concessions in May....
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

US briefing: Trump crowd chants 'send her back', Puerto Rico and Kevin Spacey Thursday’s top story: Trump crowd turns ugly as more than 100 Democrats vote against attempt to impeach. Plus, why the lesson of Notre Dame is not to rely on billionairesGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:30, 2019-07-18

Creator of 'Storm Area 51' comes forward after satirical Facebook page takes off The creator of a Facebook page calling for a public invasion of Area 51, the top-secret Air Force facility in Nevada, has finally spoken publicly about his joke getting out of hand.   ...
12:45, 2019-07-18

Richard Russo on Misogyny and Why War is Never Far Away Richard Russo, the Pulitzer Prize winning author, talks to TIME about his new novel Chances Are …, our nearness to war and the truth about destiny. You often use your life to inspire your books. Are you in the three 66-year-old friends at the center of Chances Are …? My not wanting to go...
12:45, 2019-07-18

A Crime Writer Tackles the Sinister Side of Baltimore Laura Lippman knows her way around Baltimore. Not only did the crime writer grow up in the city, but she also spent 12 years reporting for the Baltimore Sun. Her latest novel, a thriller set in 1960s Baltimore, is based on a real unsolved case in which a woman was found dead in a fountain. Lippman d...
12:45, 2019-07-18

Netball World Cup 2019: Australia v New Zealand – live! Updates as the Diamonds and Silver Ferns meet in LiverpoolAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 11.58am BST OB Jato on email notes “New Zealand and thrillers at sports World Cups, eh?”I’m not sure any Kiwis will have any fingernails left after the week they’ve had! Kiwis, you all have my permis...
13:00, 2019-07-18

Watch: Beachgoers Help Save Pod Of Pilot Whales On US East Coast Dozens of beachgoers and lifeguards battled to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after coming too close to the shore of the US state of Georgia earlier this week, although authorities......
13:00, 2019-07-18

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

Omar introduces resolution defending boycott of Israel, likens it to boycotts of Nazi Germany, Soviet Union U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar proposed a resolution this week supporting the right to boycott Israel, likening the boycott of the Jewish state to boycotts of Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union....
13:15, 2019-07-18

How Wendy Williams Finally Got Her Groove Back After Devastating Heartbreak Wendy Williams can't stop smiling. On the July 8 episode of The Wendy Williams Show, the talk show host drew thunderous applause when she revealed she's "officially off the......
13:30, 2019-07-18

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

Did 'Stranger Things' really kill (spoiler!) in Season 3? Spoiler alert! Let's talk about that big death at the end of "Stranger Things" Season 3 and if it was the right call (or if it will even last).        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

See the Good Burger pop-up in L.A. Welcome to Good Burger, home of the Good Burger. Here's what the inside of the pop-up Nickelodeon eatery looks like.        ...
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

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

Wardrobe NYC’s Cult Capsules Are Now Available To Buy As Individual Pieces Matchesfashion.com buying director Natalie Kingham has persuaded Christine Centenera and Josh Goot to sell their luxury everyday staples as individual pieces...
13:45, 2019-07-18

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation Wants To Redesign The Denim Industry Ellen MacArthur has introduced a set of guidelines that will help denim companies reduce their waste, eliminate pollution, and eventually implement “circular” manufacturing practices...
13:45, 2019-07-18

UK may be entering a full-blown recession, budget watchdog says Britain might be entering a full-blown recession and a no-deal Brexit could more than double the country's budget deficit next year, the watchdog for public finances said on Thursday....
13:45, 2019-07-18

Google suspends Viagogo from advertising over trust concerns Google took action on Thursday after concluding that the Swiss firm was in breach of its advertising policy, basing its decision on advice from advertising regulators....
13:45, 2019-07-18

Danske Bank profits hit by higher costs as it sets aside cash for a potential money laundering fine Danske Bank's second-quarter pre-tax profit came in below expectations on Thursday, with the Danish lender citing low interest rates and higher regulatory costs following a money-laundering scandal at its Estonian branch....
13:45, 2019-07-18

Trevor Bayliss, England's World Cup winning coach, to join IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad Trevor Bayliss has confirmed his first coaching commitment after his four-year stint with England ends in September, when IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad announced he would be their new coach....
14:00, 2019-07-18

Froome back on a bike five weeks after horror crash, Brailsford confirms "Chris Froome is back on a bike and making “steady progress” following his horrific crash last month, Team Ineos general manager Dave Brailsford told Eurosport."...
14:00, 2019-07-18

Behind the tragedies that helped Apollo 11 succeed The success of Apollo 11 was lauded as one of man’s greatest achievements and sparked a historic surge of support for space exploration that is being revived in modern times. But behind the headlines and an international victory tour were several devastating personal tragedies that have been partial...
14:15, 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

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

Caitlin Bassett shoots Australia to narrow Netball World Cup win over New Zealand Diamonds edge Silver Ferns 50-49 in LiverpoolSpearhead Bassett shoots 37/41 at 90%Caitlin Bassett clearly never wants to feel like she did on 15 April 2018 again – the day her Australian Diamonds lost the Commonwealth Games final to England. From the moment the Australian captain walked out on M&S A...
14:30, 2019-07-18

Stephen Curry Defends Ayesha Curry After the Internet Slams Her Dancing If you try and come for Ayesha Curry, you'll have to answer to Stephen Curry. To celebrate the opening of her International Smoke restaurant⁠--her fourth......
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

G7 urges strict Libra regime, eyes minimum tax Digital currencies like Facebook's Libra must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure they are not used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce urged on Thursday....
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

U.S. tech companies push Trump to allow some sales to Huawei Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing that such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security....
15:00, 2019-07-18

The Morning After: Reviewing Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's time to find out if Apple's new MacBook Pro is worth the money, plus we'll break down the controversy over G2A's business model. Meanwhile, Nintendo slipped in a Switch upgrade and an iconic Braun product l......
15:00, 2019-07-18

Renault's Senard expects Nissan's new board to embrace alliance Renault is confident that alliance partner Nissan's new board will work to reinforce their partnership as it struggles to turn the page on the Carlos Ghosn scandal, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Thursday....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling on the pressure to see their leaders act on the ruling....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig sign Christopher Nkunku RB Leipzig have signed a talented French midfielder from PSG. This is the latest big move after Sebastien Haller made his record move to a Premier League side. Keep up with all of the Bundesliga moves right here!...
15:00, 2019-07-18

Latin America confronts anti-Semitism, 25 years after deadly terrorist attack Twenty-five years ago, the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association fell victim to a gruesome terror attack in Buenos Aires. Today, Jewish communities are concerned about growing anti-Semitism on the internet....
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

Can the EU's Ursula von der Leyen fulfill her promises Now that she's been elected European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen can get to work realizing her EU vision. Who will she have to win over in the European Parliament, and which member states stand in her way?...
15:00, 2019-07-18

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

'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

Rupee Falls For Third Straight Day, Ends At 68.97 Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange (forex) market, the domestic currency opened at 68.76 per dollar, but lost ground during the day and finally settled at 68.97, down 15 paise over its previous close....
15:15, 2019-07-18

A Step-By-Step Guide On How To Apply For Permanent Account Number (PAN) According to the Income Tax Department, online applications for PAN card can be made through either of the websites of NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) and UTITSL(UTI Infrastructure......
15:15, 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

Elizabeth Warren attacks the private equity industry with new regulation proposals Warren wants to make private equity firms responsible for debts and pension obligations of companies they buy and change executive compensation rules to ensure that bankers who profit from speculative bets also assume risk if their bets go bust....
15:30, 2019-07-18

Watch: Rory McIlroy cards quadruple-bogey on first hole at British Open Rory McIlroy -- the betting favorite to win the 2019 British Open -- began the tournament with a quadruple-bogey on the first hole Thursday at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland....
15:30, 2019-07-18

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

A prisoner was 'likely innocent' for 25 years, and prosecutors knew the whole time Chester Hollman III, 48, was freed Monday from a state prison in Pennsylvania and a formal dismissal of the charges is expected later this month.        ...
15:45, 2019-07-18

Nutritionist Rashi Chowdhary Suggests Diet Changes For Reducing Gut Inflamma Celebrity nutritionist Rashi Chowdhary regularly addresses some key issues and frequently asked questions related to health and nutrition on her Instagram page. She recently touched upon the topic of......
15:45, 2019-07-18

Healthy Diet: 4 Fruits That Are Relatively Rich In Protein Fruits are not traditionally rich in protein and they're generally not expected to be- they have higher levels of other important nutrients including fibre and carbohydrates. These 4 fruits are......
15:45, 2019-07-18

A Sardinian Food Festival For Hearty Italian Flavours The recently concluded Sardinian Food Festival at The Westin, Gurgaon was a delightful endeavour by Chef Marco Mureno and his team. You can now savour hearty Italian flavours with Sardinian food at......
15:45, 2019-07-18

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

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, 12 on vessel, state media reports Twelve crews members were on the Panamanian-flagged vessel when it was captured near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
16:00, 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

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

Protesters clash with police in rally against Puerto Rico leader Ricardo Rossello Growing demonstrations in Puerto Rico turned violent late Wednesday as thousands in the street demanded the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rossello stemming from disparaging messages that were leaked to the public....
16:15, 2019-07-18

Get a free Starbucks Frappuccino or espresso drink during Happy Hour Thursday Starbucks Happy Hour is back with a buy-one-get-one free deal on Frappuccino and espresso drinks. Plus learn about other July deals and freebies.       ...
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

How to Get Your Cat to Be Quiet in the Morning It’s 5:37 a.m., do you know where your cat is? Of course you do. He’s sitting at the foot of your bed, screeching at the top of his tiny lungs to be fed. Being rousted from your slumber so insistently is bound to drive even the most devoted of cat lovers to the brink of desperation....
16:30, 2019-07-18

Is a Business Class Ticket the Better Deal on International Trips? I’ve only flown first class once, and it was on a short flight where it was hardly worth the upgrade. However, I’ve flown basic economy many times and, since I am a petite woman who packs light and hates flying regardless of what seat I’m in, have found it to be well worth the savings....
16:30, 2019-07-18

Pampers gets into smart diapers with Lumi The smart diaper wars have truly begun. Today, Pampers unveiled Lumi, an all-in-one connected system that includes two activity sensors for diapers, a Logitech camera fashioned into a Wi-Fi baby monitor and an app that wraps everything together. It f......
16:30, 2019-07-18

"Fight There, Not Here": Speaker Tells Lawmaker On Cauvery Water Dispute "Fight there, not here," was Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's reply when a ruling BJP member from Karnataka spoke in Lok Sabha on Thursday about the state's long standing dispute with Tamil Nadu over......
16:30, 2019-07-18

"Have My Own Working Style": Sheila Dikshit Amid Feud In Delhi Congress Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit today denied receiving any letter from senior Congress leader PC Chacko on the party's state of affairs in the national capital, indicating that she was in no mood......
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

INSS: North Korea's warning against joint drill aimed at buying time North Korea's recent warning against the planned joint military exercise between South Korea and the United States is aimed at buying time to look into the idea of adopting a nuclear freeze....
16:45, 2019-07-18

There's something in the water: the shocking contents of the River Thames What is London made of? To learn about the quotidian existence of its citizens, look to the murky waters that rush beneath its bridges — and, more importantly, what's in them, says Samuel Fishwick...
16:45, 2019-07-18

Watch: Woman Boards Luggage Belt Assuming It Would Take Her To The Plane A video going viral online shows a woman, reportedly a first-time flyer, climbing onto a luggage conveyor belt at a Turkey airport. The apparently thought it would lead her to the aircraft....
16:45, 2019-07-18

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

Samsung Galaxy A80 with rotating camera launched in India at Rs 47,990 Samsung has launched the world's first phone with a 48MP rotating camera, the Galaxy A80 in India. As a result, you get a notch-free screen to watch content and play games without any hindrances in sight. Samsung goes for a triple camera setup housed in a rotating module to cover both the sides...
16:45, 2019-07-18

Dell laptops get big price cuts for today's Mega Deals event Dell's Black Friday in July event is running throughout the month, and every day this week there are extra 'Mega Deals' that run for one day only – and today sees some decent price cuts on several Dell laptops, including £240 off its excellent G5 Gaming laptop.So, if you&a...
16:45, 2019-07-18

MVNOs attract price-conscious customers from 'big four' Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) are more successful at attracting price-conscious customers when they want to switch provider, new YouGov research has revealed.MVNOs, such as, use one of the ‘big four’ Mobile Network Operators’ infrastructure (EE, O2, Three and Vodafone...
16:45, 2019-07-18

Elon Musk Told Us Why He Thinks We Can Land on the Moon in ‘Less Than 2 Years’ On July 12, TIME editor-at-large and space reporter Jeffrey Kluger had a far-ranging conversation with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk at the company’s headquarters in California. They discussed Musk’s reasons for starting SpaceX, his thoughts on his various challengers in the new race to the moo...
17:00, 2019-07-18

Student’s senior photos in legendary bathrobe go viral Sporting a dated haircut and a mom-approved outfit, many look back at their senior portraits and cringe. But not Evan Dennison. He’s the stuff of which high school legends are made. Heather Waters, mother to 17-year-old Dennison, hired photographer Tiffany Clark to take photos of her son befor...
17:00, 2019-07-18

Crash damages power pole, causes road closure Google Maps TUCSON – A two-vehicle collision is causing traffic restrictions Thursday morning. Pima County Sheriff’s Department says one of the vehicles involved crashed into a power pole near W. Bopp Road and S. Tucson Estates Parkway at about 5 a.m. A driver was transported to the hospital with ...
17:00, 2019-07-18

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

Mariah Carey once 'ran off' from ex Tommy Mottola's home Mariah Carey claimed that she "felt like a prisoner" in her first marriage to Sony exec Tommy Mottola, and now one of her producers corroborates the claim....
17:30, 2019-07-18

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

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates because he wore a Qatar shirt has lodged a legal complaint with the UN about his treatment.In the 27...
17:30, 2019-07-18

A Fire at Kyoto Animation Killed 33 People. Here’s What to Know About the Deadly Arson Attack in Japan Thirty-three people have died and dozens have been left injured after a suspected arson attack in an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan. A man reportedly shouted “You die!” before setting fire to Kyoto Animation studio on Thursday, local media reports. The fire started in the three-story ...
17:30, 2019-07-18

12 Israelis Detained in Cyprus for Alleged Rape of British Woman (PARALIMNI, Cyprus) — A Cyprus court has ordered 12 Israelis vacationing on the east Mediterranean island nation to remain in police custody for eight days after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped. Judge Tonia Nicolaou removed reporters from the hearing Thursday because som...
17:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

Pre-emptive strike shows May's successor is in for rough ride MPs have launched a pre-emptive strike against Boris Johnson, showing the likely next prime minister he is in for as rough a ride in the Commons as his predecessor....
17:30, 2019-07-18

We just clicked: why I set out to find a new group of friends online Can a friendship app, a digital neighbourhood noticeboard or Facebook really help me discover a new bestie?This year started with a bang. It burst into life with fireworks and kisses, and then came the sound of a spoon tapping on a wine glass. “Since we’re all together,” said my friend, “I wanted to...
17:30, 2019-07-18

Delaware woman who says she was brutally beaten in the Dominican Republic sues resort for $3 million The Delaware woman who claims she was beaten unconscious in the Dominican Republic has sued the resort for $3 million.       ...
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

Why oddsmakers are sleeping on the surging Giants When it seemed as if the schedule was finally going to soften for the New York Mets, they run into a sudden summer surprise as they visit the San Francisco Giants for a four-game series this weekend. San Francisco stumbled to a 3-8 start, then in late May dipped again to fall a dozen games......
17:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

Lowry flying high after coming in under the radar Ireland's Shane Lowry was happy to fly in under the radar as he grabbed the early clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday, leaving several home favorites in the shade....
18:00, 2019-07-18

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

Surprise! Bradley Whitford and Amy Landecker Are Married Congratulations are in order for Bradley Whitford and Amy Landecker! The Transparent co-stars have tied the knot. The 49-year-old actress shared the big news via Instagram on Wednesday......
18:15, 2019-07-18

Lotus ups the ante on the electric hypercar with the Evija: 2,000 hp, 200 mph at $2 million The Lotus Lotus Eviya has four motor-generators, one per wheel, each producing a peak 493 horsepower, 1,971 overall. Torque is rated at a combined 1,245 pound-feet. That will get you from 0 to 100 kmh, or 62 mph, in less than three seconds....
18:15, 2019-07-18

UK lawmakers back bid to hamper a no-deal Brexit British lawmakers on Thursday backed proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament....
18:15, 2019-07-18

Woman slashed in face by stranger near Port Authority A New Jersey woman needed 10 stitches after she was slashed in the face by a stranger near Port Authority Bus Terminal, police said Thursday. The 23-year-old Moorestown woman was standing with friends near the corner of West 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue around 11:10 p.m. Wednesday when Tyquan McCla...
18:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

Building a PC? Here Are the CPUs We Recommend for Every Budget Intel and AMD are the only two options for consumer PC processors, and it isn't always clear which company you should put your faith in. Don't worry, we have the answers....
18:30, 2019-07-18

Trade Dispute Spurs Worries of 'Never Seen Before' Chip Price Spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could come to pass as a dispute between South Korea and......
18:30, 2019-07-18

Vivo Z1 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Realme 3 Pro vs Samsung M40: Our Pick? Vivo Z1 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Realme 3 Pro vs Samsung M40 Comparison: camera, display, speed test, performance, battery life, price in India compared....
18:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction upheld by appeals court The three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circut also upheld the more than $7.7 million in fines and restitution that a judge imposed on Shkreli last year....
18:45, 2019-07-18

£212m login system on government websites may need to be ditched The government's flagship digital ID programme, Verify, has been as mismanaged as Crossrail according to a review of major projects, raising questions about the Cabinet Office wasting £212m of taxpayers' money....
18:45, 2019-07-18

At $1,500, Could This Manual-Equipped 1998 Volvo V70 Mean it’s Time to Get Busy? With its five-speed stick and a kids seat in back, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe V70 is attractively kitted. Let’s see if its age and high miles dim the attractiveness of its otherwise seemingly low asking price....
19:00, 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

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....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Here’s Every Single Mission to the Moon in One Chart Humans started to work in earnest to get to the moon in the 1950s, when the U.S. and U.S.S.R. initiated a bracing Cold War space race. The Soviets drew first blood in 1959: in that one year, Luna 1 became the first spacecraft to reach the moon. Luna 2 was the first to reach the lunar surface, and Lu...
19:15, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

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

Gallup: 2 in 3 Americans support statehood for Puerto Rico While most Americans have consistently opposed making Washington, D.C., an official state, a new survey Thursday showed a good majority do favor giving Puerto Rico statehood....
19:15, 2019-07-18

London mayor condemns Trump's 'blatant unashamed racism' London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in condemning US President Donald Trump's "blatant unashamed racism" against the four Democratic congresswomen....
19:30, 2019-07-18

iOS 13 public beta 3 is now available to download on your iPhone Apple rollout of iOS 13 beta 3 was a bit rocky, with the subsequent public beta not dropping until a full week later, but the rollout of the latest beta appears to be going more smoothly. iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 public beta 3 arrived on time this week, without any mysterious delays or waves of bug repo...
19:30, 2019-07-18

Pompeo calls China's treatment of Uighurs 'stain of the century' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called China's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the "stain of the century" and accused Beijing of pressuring countries not to attend a U.S.-hosted conference on religious freedom....
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

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set to perform at Jeddah World Fest....
19:30, 2019-07-18

CFMoto India Launch: What To Expect? Chinese motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto will finally kick-start operations in India on July 19, 2019. The manufacturer has tied up with Bangalore-based AMW Motorcycles to assemble its motorcycles in......
19:30, 2019-07-18

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

Plant-based milk may be the double the price but people are drinking it up The plant-based market's biggest drivers, almond milk and soy milk, cost almost double the price of regular dairy milk for a half-gallon, according to a price check by FreshDirect. The price tag on oat milk is almost 2.5 times the cost of dairy milk....
20:00, 2019-07-18

Three men sentenced to death for killing Scandinavian hikers in Morocco Three men have been sentenced to death over the murder of two young Scandinavian women in Morocco, the lawyer for one of the victim's family confirmed Thursday....
20:15, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

|RamaphosabacksGordhan:Letthelawtakeitscourse President Cyril Ramaphosa said the office of the Presidency would not be used as an executive hit squad to remove politicians that some MPs did not like, especially when those officials were fighting in court to clear their names....
20:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 3-U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
20:45, 2019-07-18

'Bill Clinton talks loudly, fails to act': envoys’ barbed missives to John Major Foreign leaders Boris Yeltsin and François Mitterrand also subjects of gossipy anecdotes, papers showConfidential and sometimes unflattering appraisals of foreign leaders have been a staple of the diplomatic cable long before the leaking of the former US ambassador Kim Darroch’s emails.Boris Yeltsin...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Game of Thrones: the stars forced to nominate themselves for Emmys Gwendoline Christie and Alfie Allen have had go it alone after HBO chose not to put them up for awards consideration. But can they win, against the odds?Unless you actively enjoy excruciatingly drawn-out scenes of roundtable policy minutiae, the Game of Thrones finale was a bit of a disappointment. ...
20:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

The 30 greatest Disney songs – ranked! Yes, of course Let It Go is in there somewhere … but where does it rank among Disney’s other big-screen belters?It is not clear if Little April Shower is supposed to sound as sinister and hallucinatory as it does – the middle section of the song, with its wordless, seasick vocal chorus and surging o...
20:45, 2019-07-18

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

The absurd overreaction to Rand Paul’s vote on healthcare for 9/11 responders Liberal comedian Jon Stewart is no fan of Rand Paul. After the Kentucky senator's decision to object to a unanimous consent authorization of healthcare funding for 9/11 first responders on Wednesday, Stewart blasted him as “absolutely outrageous” and lamented his decision as “fiscal responsibility v...
21:15, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

Splatoon 2’s Final Splatfest Begins, Though The Stakes Are Unclear Splatoon 2’s final official Splatfest popped off today. It’s pitting order against chaos in what Splatoon 2 is calling the “Splatocolypse.”...
21:30, 2019-07-18

How to Sell Your Used Jewelry for Cash Jewelry is a pretty common gift, but like with other types of presents, it’s not necessarily something you want to hang onto forever. You also might need a little extra cash, and digging through your jewelry box is a good place to start. But should you go to a gold buyer or hit up a pawn shop? How d...
21:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

The Best Podcasts to Binge During a Flight It’s rare in this world to have several hours to yourself, with nobody expecting you to be connected to the internet and an almost-comfortable chair to lounge in. So take advantage of your next flight to kick back and binge a really good podcast. Here are our recommendations for the best podcasts to...
21:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic after missile strike: airport statement The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Thursday after the facility was struck by missiles, according to a post on the airport authority's Facebook page....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Poland's fragmented opposition coalesces into left, center blocs Poland's main opposition parties have formed two coalition blocs to vie for left-leaning and centrist votes ahead of a national election later this year, in the hope of denting the popularity of the ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Rangers pitcher Mike Minor rips trade rumors: 'Almost like I signed just so they could trade me' With Major League Baseball's trade deadline quickly approaching, many players are starting to feel the heat. One Rangers pitcher doesn't want to move.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Idaho high school drops Redskins name after four-hour school board debate, two walk-outs, community vitriol Teton High School in Driggs, Idaho, dropped the Redskins mascot after two student walkouts, hours of debate, and contentious period.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Sturridge banned for 2 weeks for breaching betting rules Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been handed a two-week suspension from domestic soccer matches in England for breaching betting rules, including giving inside information to his brother about a possible move to Sevilla       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

Sinclair Set to Complete Largest Junk-Bond Sale Since 2016 A subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group is poised to complete the largest U.S. junk-bond sale in more than three years, drawing substantial demand from investors to support its purchase of regional sports networks from Disney....
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

Crystal Cathedral reopens as Catholic church California’s famed Crystal Cathedral — once the home of the late evangelical pastor Robert Schuller’s famed “Hour of Power” TV show — has been purchased by the local Catholic diocese and re-dedicated following a two-year, $72.3 million renovation, according to a new report. T...
22:01, 2019-07-18

Student accused of rape admitted he ‘just really wanted to have sex’ A Florida college student accused of rape confessed to the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” according to a disturbing new report. University of Central Florida student Jaime Polanco, 21, was arrested Friday after he apologized for raping the victim in a recorded phone cal...
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

New trailer for IT Chapter Two ratchets up the horror In IT Chapter Two, the Losers Club must confront the horrors of the past and put an end to the unspeakable evil that has terrorized the town for so long. Pennywise the demonic clown gleefully inflicts all manner of psychological and physical torment on the grown-up members of the Losers Club in a ...
22:15, 2019-07-18

'Sesame Street,' Sally Field, more to earn Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement What do "Sesame Street" and Sally Field have in common? Both are going to be Kennedy Center Honors recipients.        ...
22:15, 2019-07-18

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

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

Ofwat calls for £12 billion boost to water network investment Britain's water regulator on Thursday called for the country's utilities to invest the equivalent of 6 million pounds every day for the next five years in plans to reduce pollution and leakages in increasingly stressed UK infrastructure....
22:30, 2019-07-18

Maverick's still a cocky little shit in the Top Gun: Maverick trailer Tom Cruise brought his radiant, thetan-free smile to Comic Con today to premiere the first trailer for Top Gun: Maverick, the sure-why-not sequel to the 1986 classic. “I felt it was my responsibility to deliver for you,” Cruise told the crowd, adding that, “to me, Top Gun is about competition.”...
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

Whoa, Edward Furlong's returning as John Connor in Terminator: Dark Fate Until now, no single actor has played the Terminator franchise’s John Connor more than once. Edward Furlong originated the role in Terminator 2: Judgement Day, but the lofty likes of Christian Bale, Jason Clarke, and Nick Stahl stepped into the role in the franchise’s subsequent films. At the San Di...
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

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

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

White Women Are Ready to Mobilize For Trump Following the 2016 presidential election, the popular refrain on the left was that 53 percent of white women voters supported Donald Trump and fucked everyone over. But that 53 percent isn’t easily embarrassed—if anything, they’re getting ready for their close up....
22:30, 2019-07-18

Rand Paul Rediscovers Fiscal Conservatism to Block 9/11 Victims' Compensation Fund Rand Paul blocks the 9/11 victims' compensation fund on the Senate floor on Wednesday afternoon, even though he voted for a far more expensive tax reform bill....
22:30, 2019-07-18

Jim Harbaugh takes one more ‘controversy’ dig at Urban Meyer Jim Harbaugh doesn’t have to deal with Urban Meyer anymore, which should make Michigan fans breathe a little easier. But he hasn’t forgotten about his rival. When asked his reaction to Meyer retiring, Harbaugh gave a very on-brand answer: Complimentary yet critical. “Urban Meyer’s ...
22:45, 2019-07-18

Tony Romo steps out of ‘bubble’ to respond to Peyton Manning criticism Tony Romo took the high road. The former Cowboys quarterback opted not to fire back at Peyton Manning’s jab, insisting he’s merely excelled at broadcasting because of his passion for it, and not because he was focused on it previously. Manning, who passed on a job as a “Monday Night Football&#...
22:45, 2019-07-18

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

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may be needed first, the man in charge of their response told Reuters....
22:45, 2019-07-18

Stop thinking you can hire enough people to fix your cybersecurity problems Compute and algorithms processing mountains of data is more efficacious than trying to hire cybersecurity professionals when there aren’t enough of them.Read More...
22:45, 2019-07-18

The Greatest Leap, part 3: The triumph and near-tragedy of the first Moon landing Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. A vast, gray expanse loomed just a few hundred meters below as Neil Armstrong peered out his tiny window. From inside the spidery lunar lander, a fragile cocoon with walls only about as th...
22:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

Nigerian scammers slide into DMs, so Ars trolls them Enlarge / The heartbreak of being blocked by a romance scammer. The joy of burning an account used in a criminal operation. I've got a history with Internet scammers. I've spent hours on the phone with tech support scammers, and I've hunted down bot networks spreading fake news. But for some reas...
23:15, 2019-07-18

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

You can rent a rapping robot Hundreds of "friendly" robots that sing and speak multiple languages are being rolled out across hi-tech Singapore.       ...
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

A Century Before Trump’s ICE Raids, the U.S. Government Rounded Up Thousands of Immigrants. Here’s What Happened Advocates who work with migrants in the U.S. were braced for last weekend to bring Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that aimed to deport thousands of undocumented immigrants, and Mexico has been preparing for the arrival of more than 1,800 migrants coming back from the U.S. In the wak...
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

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

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

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

Castro calls impeachment punt 'mistake,' warns that Trump could get 'clean bill of political health' Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro is taking aim at fellow Dems in the House of Representatives for voting against a resolution to introduce articles of impeachment against Republican President Trump....
00:01, 2019-07-19

Companies mislabelling products, moving factories out of China to avoid Trump tariffs Most companies that stand to be hurt by Trump’s tariffs are hunkering down, not knowing when, whether or how his yearlong trade war with China will end....
00:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

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

Stephen Curry defends Ayesha Curry's panned Milly Rock dance: 'Slow news day today, I see' Stephen Curry is a warrior on and off the court. The athlete is standing up to critics of wife Ayesha Curry's dance moves.        ...
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

Fran Drescher opens up about the aftermath of 1985 attack: 'I never wanted to come off as weak' 'The Nanny' actress Fran Drescher opened up about her 1985 rape and lessons from battling cancer in a new interview with InStyle.        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

Ariana Grande finally gets her Grammy (five months late!) from manager Scooter Braun Five months after the Grammy Awards, Ariana Grande finally has her trophy. The award was delivered to her by manager Scooter Braun.        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

Best celebrity photos of July 2019: 'The Lion King,' ESPYs, Prime Day concert and more This July, celebrities attended some of the hottest events across the globe including the world premiere of "The Lion King" and ESPY Awards.        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

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

Coastal preview: Get ready for more chaos and unpredictability Can Miami find a competent quarterback? Will Virginia Tech's defense bounce back? Could Pitt repeat as division champ? We dig into these questions and more in our ACC Coastal team previews....
00:30, 2019-07-19

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

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

Anniversay Games: Ones to watch, pick of the events, full schedule "It\u0027s that time of the year again when the world\u0027s best athletes compete in the latest round of the Diamond League series at the London Stadium."...
00:30, 2019-07-19

Dominican Republic releases new safety measures after tourist deaths Among the additions is a multilingual emergency center, which is being established in Bávaro, a primary tourist destination in Punta Cana, the country’s Minister of Tourism Francisco Javier García said in a statement....
00:30, 2019-07-19

US shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, Trump says A US Navy ship downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz Thursday after its operators ignored warnings to change course, President Trump announced. The ship, the USS Boxer, was on a routine patrol when the drone approached within 1,000 yards, he said. “The Boxer took defensive action against a...
00:30, 2019-07-19

The 2018 Red Sox rarely knew desperation; the 2019 team knows nothing but Boston sits 9 ½ games behind the first-place Yankees and three games out of a wild card, and has shown few signs of being capable of a sustained push....
00:30, 2019-07-19

Trump meets with airline CEOs over Qatar subsidy accusations U.S. President Donald Trump met on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
00:45, 2019-07-19

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

Here Are All the Best Trailers From San Diego Comic-Con San Diego Comic-Con, the annual pop culture convention, has become the go-to place for studios to drop trailers and sneak previews for their buzziest films and television shows, from horror movies to superhero fare. This year’s Comic-Con, which runs from July 18 through July 21, will feature a...
00:45, 2019-07-19

'Cats' musical drops first trailer with Taylor Swift and people are seriously divided The first trailer for "Cats" dropped Thursday, prompting star Taylor Swift to declare, "I'm a cat now." But not everyone loved it.        ...
00:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

Storied Russian Miniatures Dwindling in Face of Icon Revival Russian miniatures — boxes painted with elaborate fairy tales — once replaced the holy icons banned by the Soviets, but now history is reversing itself....
01:15, 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

The teasing F1 2019 question with no 'easy answer' Honda believes there is no "easy answer" to whether it and Red Bull have closed in on Mercedes and Ferrari as much as the last two Formula 1 races suggest...
01:15, 2019-07-19

Kevin Spacey’s legal woes persist even with groping case out Kevin Spacey’s legal woes are not over, despite the collapse of the only criminal case brought against the two-time Oscar winner since he became mired in sexual misconduct allegations...
01:15, 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

Trump distances himself from 'send her back' chants Facing a backlash, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday distanced himself from supporters' chants of "send her back" after he criticized Somali-born Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar at a rally in North Carolina....
01:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

The Fall of a Civilization: The Mysterious Collapse of the Mycenaean Bronze Age The Aegean Bronze Age is predominately known as the period in which the battle-hardened Mycenaeans conquered the simple sea-trading Minoans and rose to become one of the most powerful trading powers in the Eastern Mediterranean. While the Minoans have long been presumed to be a peaceful race due to ...
02:00, 2019-07-19

| SA women's netball side beaten by England, face Oz in semis The South African women's netball side has recorded their first defeat of this year's World Cup in Liverpool, going down to hosts England in their final group match....
02:00, 2019-07-19

A Tough British Open Start for Tiger Woods, and Several Other Stars Woods shot a seven-over-par 78, a stroke better than Rory McIlroy, the local favorite at Royal Portrush. J.B. Holmes, a long-driving American, took the first-round lead....
02:01, 2019-07-19

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

While Washington Talks Antitrust, Europe Takes Action The European Commission fined chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million for luring Chinese phone makers with low prices, forcing a British rival out of the market....
02:15, 2019-07-19

Another German, Urshela Yankees-led win begs big question This has more to do with Domingo German and Gio Urshela than the injured Luis Severino and Miguel Andujar. Would the Yankees have a comfortable lead in the AL East if Severino was in the rotation and Andujar at third base instead of German starting every fifth day and Urshela providing outstanding d...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Heat waves forces Saratoga to cancel horse racing on Saturday They’re too hot to trot. The New York Racing Association announced Thursday it was canceling all heats scheduled at the Saratoga Race Course for Saturday — citing boiling temperatures forecast for the weekend. It’s the first time in 13 years horse racing has been canceled at Spa City’s prized ...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Arvind Kejriwal Demands Hike In Delhi's Share In Central Taxes Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday wrote to Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, demanding that Delhi's shares in central taxes be raised in view of its......
02:15, 2019-07-19

BJP Holds Protests In West Bengal Against Trinamool's Cut-Money Issue The BJP held statewide demonstrations in West Bengal todayin protest against TMC leaders taking "cut" money from the beneficiaries of government schemes....
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

U.S. Military Returns to Saudi Arabia in Response to Iran The Pentagon is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a buildup to counter potential threats from Iran and its allies, U.S. officials said, marking a U.S. return to the kingdom after its 2003 withdrawal....
02:15, 2019-07-19

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses and corruption....
02:15, 2019-07-19

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling The CDC has posted data showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as more investigations are completed, but the agency expects the tally will end up below 69,000....
02:30, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

Gas explosion in New Zealand's Christchurch injures several people New Zealand emergency services evacuated residents near what they said was a suspected gas explosion in the South Island city of Christchurch on Friday that left a house on fire and several people injured....
02:30, 2019-07-19

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained....
02:30, 2019-07-19

Three American Children Were Detained for 12 Hours at Chicago O'Hare Airport Today Three American children and their adult Mexican cousin were held by immigration authorities at Chicago O’Hare Airport for 12 hours today, according to WBEZ....
02:45, 2019-07-19

Elijah Cummings Explodes at DHS Secretary Over Abuse of Detained Children While this week’s news cycle has largely focused on President Donald Trump’s racist attacks on Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of the progressive “squad” of freshmen congresswomen, it’s important to remember that the Trump administration is still pushing its abominable efforts to punish and ...
02:45, 2019-07-19

Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, driven by continued sales increases from its cloud business and sending its shares to all-time highs....
02:45, 2019-07-19

Dolphins Player Who Lost Arm In Car Crash: "I Am Alive And I Am Grateful" Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton was released from the hospital Thursday, two weeks after his left arm was amputated at the scene of a traffic accident in Miami in the early morning hours of July 4. Norton reportedly underwent six surgeries while at Jackson Memorial Hospital, the final one ...
03:00, 2019-07-19

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

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor Department....
03:01, 2019-07-19

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

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

Struggling Tiger says 'Father Time' catching up with him If Tiger Woods fans were hoping his Masters win in April marked a return to the days when he was a consistent threat at every major championship, then Thursday's opening round of the British Open was a reality check....
03:01, 2019-07-19

House Dem impeachment support gains new momentum Public support among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump is growing despite Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attempts to halt the effort.More than two dozen Democrats who hadn’t previously taken a position voted Wednesday to advance a measure to impeach the president ove...
03:01, 2019-07-19

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

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

Toys'R'Us Isn't Dead, It's Just Becoming an 'Experience' Tru Kids Brand, the organization that bought the rights to the Toys“R”Us name as part of the chain’s massive fire sale last year, announced today that it was bringing the toy stores back to the United States in time for the holiday season. But not as the giant warehouse stores you remember with toys...
03:15, 2019-07-19

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

New report shows that iPhone loyalty is as low as it’s ever been iPhone owners historically haven’t been prone to ditching the brand for an Android, but that may finally be changing. Citing a survey conducted by device trade-in company BankMyCell, CNET reports that iPhone retention has dropped 15.2% since March 2018. BankMyCell says that it collected data f...
03:15, 2019-07-19

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

Alicia Keys working with Benj Pasek, Justin Paul on musical Showtime drama Singer Alicia Keys is working with the songwriting team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul on an as-yet-untitled musical family drama series for Showtime....
04:15, 2019-07-19

Paper Round: United submit £62m bid for Aubameyang "Manchester United move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, William Saliba picks Arsenal over Tottenham Hotspur, Inter Milan don\u0027t agree with Romelu Lukaku\u0027s asking price, while Paris Saint-Germain have found their English Rose."...
04:15, 2019-07-19

Donald Trump claims he tried to stop 'send her back' rally chants and was 'not happy' Donald Trump has tried to distance himself from supporters who chanted "send her back" about congresswoman Ilhan Omar at a rally for the US President....
04:30, 2019-07-19

Johnson's confirmation as PM 'likely to prompt resignations' Boris Johnson's expected confirmation as Britain's next prime minister would likely prompt resignations from ministers opposed to his "do or die" approach to Brexit, Sky News has been told....
04:30, 2019-07-19

Government defeat is the start of a new rebel alliance The final Commons defeat for Theresa May was delivered on Thursday as 47 Conservative MPs defied a three-line whip to prevent the suspension of parliament this autumn for force through a no-deal Brexit....
04:30, 2019-07-19

Algae-killing virus stimulates nutrient recylcing in the oceans Nutrient recycling is essential for ecological health and marine biodiversity. New research suggests viruses help promote the turnover of vital nutrients....
04:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

Here Is the 2020 Mid-Engine Corvette Before You’re Supposed to See It As the world patiently waits for the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette to be unveiled this evening, some images that appear to be official Chevrolet press photographs were leaked out, as we suspected they might. Behold the newest version of America’s sports car....
05:00, 2019-07-19

Lin-Manuel Miranda and a Polar Bear Debut in His Dark Materials Trailer HBO's next big epic fantasy series is almost here. The network debuted a brand new trailer for His Dark Materials at San Diego Comic-Con, and it looks like it might just be the Game......
05:00, 2019-07-19

Jennifer Hudson and Ex David Otunga Reach Custody Agreement After Contentious Court Battle Jennifer Hudson's long custody battle is finally coming to an end. She and ex David Otunga reached an agreement on Tuesday, nearly two years after they began negotiations. However,......
05:00, 2019-07-19

See Top Gun: Maverick and More Trailers as They Premiere at Comic-Con 2019 Comic-Con never fails to impress! From horror films, to thrilling action flicks, there is truly something for everyone. And this year was no different. Tom Cruise delighted the......
05:00, 2019-07-19

Everything We Know About Top Gun: Maverick Starring Tom Cruise After all of these years, there's still a huge need for speed. More than three decades after the release of the blockbuster smash Top Gun, moviegoers can look forward to a brand-new......
05:00, 2019-07-19

Stephen Curry's Hamilton Family Sing-Along Will Make Your Day Stephen Curry is not throwing away his shot--to show you an adorable video of his daughters Ryan and Riley. The Golden State Warriors player took to YouTube on Thursday to share a cute......
05:00, 2019-07-19

See All the Stars at Comic-Con 2019 You never know who you'll see at Comic-Con! With 2019 Comic-Con officially underway this week, the stars have begun to align in San Diego in honor of the annual convention. And with......
05:00, 2019-07-19

The Fujinon GF 50mm f/3.5 R is Fujifilm's most compact pancake lens yet Measuring in at just 84 x 48mm and weighing only 335g, the new Fujinon 50mm f/3.5mm R is now Fujifilm’s most compact and lightweight pancake lens yet. When paired with the new GFX 100 medium format snapper, the lens is equivalent to 40mm (35mm equivalent) due to the camera’s crop ...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Fujifilm's new XF 16-80mm f/4 R comes with a whopping six stops of stabilization While images of the lens leaked online a day before the official launch, Fujifilm has taken the wraps off the new XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR lens, and it seems this optic could be one of the best Fujinon lenses yet.Weighing in at just 440g, the lens is 40% lighter than a similar lens for a full-frame c...
05:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

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

"Old" FaceApp photos raise security concerns about the Russia-based viral app Viral app FaceApp is made in Russia, raising concerns about security from the DNC, and calls for investigation by Chuck Schumer.       ...
05:15, 2019-07-19

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

'The Lion King' roars into Disney realm of animals just like us The new "The Lion King" hews closely to the original, standing apart with its visual realism, using computer animation to approximate the look of a nature documentary. Yet amid a golden age of that genre, as the Disney blockbuster heads toward a big opening weekend, it also reminds us how talking an...
05:45, 2019-07-19

The Lion King Out Now in India in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu The Lion King is out now in cinemas across India in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. Directed by Jon Favreau, it is a photo-realistic remake of the traditionally animated 1994 original....
05:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

‘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

SpaceX shows off a highlight reel of Crew Dragon parachute tests As SpaceX continues its progress toward a Demo-2 launch of its Crew Dragon spacecraft with NASA astronauts aboard the company put together this reel of parachute tests. According to the tag, "SpaceX is returning human spaceflight capabilities to the......
06:15, 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