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Apple releasing more inclusive emojis for iOS Just before World Emoji day, Apple announced it that it will be releasing a new set of 59 diverse emojis for iOS. It will include new animals, foods, clothing, disability-themed emojis, and many new options for the "holding hands" emoji....
11:15, 2019-07-18

'Everything Below the Waist' tackles history, shortcomings of women's health care Author Jennifer Block lays out her argument for why health care needs a feminist revolution in "Everything Below the Waist."        ...
11:15, 2019-07-18

Donald Trump racial-slur allegations resurface in new book 'The Method to the Madness' In their new book "The Method to the Mandess," authors Allen Salkin and Aaron Short resurrect allegations of Donald Trump using a racial slur.        ...
11:15, 2019-07-18

European shares fall as tech heavyweight SAP flags trade worries Technology stocks led a slide in European shares on Thursday as software firm SAP reported poor results and was the latest to point out the impact of a protracted trade war between the United States and China on its earnings....
11:15, 2019-07-18

REFILE-UPDATE 2-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....
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UPDATE 1-Electrolux sees lower hit from raw materials, trade tariffs in 2019 Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux said on Thursday it had been able to offset pressures from higher raw materials, trade tariffs and currency with price hikes so far in 2019, and that it also expected to do so for the full year....
11:15, 2019-07-18

Viral Video Of Passenger Using Feet On In-Flight Screen Horrifies Twitter A video currently going viral has horrified netizens. Shared by crime novelist Alafair Burke, the footage, taken during a flight, shows a man using his feet to swipe through in-flight entertainment......
11:30, 2019-07-18

Irish PM says he will listen to alternatives to Northern Ireland backstop Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday he was willing to listen to alternative proposals from the next British prime minsiter on keeping Northern Ireland's border open after Brexit....
12:15, 2019-07-18

Myanmar filmmaker charged over Facebook posts about military A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial despite concern over his health and an outcry from human rights groups....
12:15, 2019-07-18

Nissan Terra The creation of a global light-commercial-vehicle business unit within the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance has tantalizing prospects for Nissan Division's North American truck line. One of them is the decision to introduce a midsize truck-based SUV for China, called the Terra....
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

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi denies involvement in atrocity The brother of the Manchester Arena bomber today today denied any involvement with the atrocity as he appeared in court for the first time to face murder and attempted murder charges....
12:15, 2019-07-18

Donald Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' as US president lashes out at Ilhan Omar in renewed attacks on Congresswomen Donald Trump has again stepped up his attacks against four liberal Congresswomen at a raucous rally that saw the crowd erupt into chants of: "Send her back!"...
12:15, 2019-07-18

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
12:15, 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

Louvre museum covers Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre museum has taped over the Sackler name as donors to a wing of the building after protests against the family blamed for the opioid crisis in the United States...
12:45, 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

Signing Sébastien Haller is good business for West Ham – even at £45m Haller scores goals, sets them up, makes tackles, leads from the front and has a far better attitude than the striker he is replacingBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredSo, it’s official. West Ham have broken their transfer record for the third consecutive summer with the arrival of French striker Sébas...
13:00, 2019-07-18

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

US Against Any Country Purchasing Russia's S-400 Defence System: Pentagon The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasing military equipment, including the S-400 missile......
13:00, 2019-07-18

Rupee Edges Higher To 68.81 Against Dollar The dollar index was down 0.2 per cent against a basket of major currencies on Thursday. It climbed to a one-week peak in the previous session on robust US retail sales, but nudged lower as Treasury......
13:15, 2019-07-18

Opinion: Government's Plan To Change Bankruptcy Law Bold And Necessary On Wednesday, the government said it would amend the 2016 insolvency law, a signature reform of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first term. Investors will cheer....
13:15, 2019-07-18

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

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

|WATCH:AsLagardequits,racetoleadIMFstarts International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender. As she heads for the ECB, the race to succeed her at the IMF has already begun....
13:30, 2019-07-18

'AGT' guest judge Brad Paisley pushes golden buzzer for 15-year-old singer "America's Got Talent" guest judge Brad Paisley hit the golden buzzer for 15-year-old Sophie Pecora, who sang an original song about bullying.        ...
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

Watch: Chris Paddack loses no-hitter in eighth, Padres beat Marlins San Diego Padres pitching coach Darren Balsley told manager Andy Green that starter Chris Paddack looked the "best he's ever seen" before a game against the Marlins in Miami Wednesday....
13:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

Raymond James upgrades Apple on 'increased conviction in a 5G iPhone' Raymond James upgraded Apple and said its most recent checks show Apple is preparing to bring a 5G iPhone to a wider range of models than previously thought....
13:45, 2019-07-18

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

AB de Villiers interview: South Africa legend ready for some 'posh cricket' in long-awaited domestic debut AB de Villiers says he is looking forward to playing cricket the "posh way", as he prepares to make his long-awaited English domestic debut at Lord's this evening....
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

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

Daniel Sturridge gets six-week ban for breaching FA betting rules • Four weeks suspended so forward set to return on 31 July• FA unhappy with findings and sanction and will appealDaniel Sturridge has been suspended for six weeks and fined £75,000 after being found guilty of breaching Football Association betting rules. An independent commission found the former Li...
14:30, 2019-07-18

Woman billed $105,000 after 'dangerous' behavior forced flight diversion A passenger whose "extremely disruptive behavior" caused a flight to be diverted with a military escort has been sent a bill for £85,000 ($105,000) and permanently banned from the airline....
14:45, 2019-07-18

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Break Down These Rap Lyrics With Cardi B and Offset Have some trouble understanding the true meaning behind Cardi B and Offset's songs? Jimmy Kimmel is here to help. The late-night host broke down the lyrics of the rappers' hit......
14:45, 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

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

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

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

Jet2 sends big bill to passenger for flight return to London A passenger accused of misbehavior on a Jet2 flight that had to return to London’s Stansted Airport in June has received a huge bill from the airline....
15:00, 2019-07-18

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

Indonesia aims to start electric vehicle production in 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in the country....
15:00, 2019-07-18

TSMC expects 5G to drive earnings, flags South Korea-Japan spat as risk Taiwan's TSMC forecast that robust demand for 5G chips will drive a stronger second-half even as it anticipates a dispute between Japan and South Korea involving chip-making materials to be a big source of uncertainty....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce on the issue concluded....
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

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

SAP says big margin gains to wait until 2020, shares down 10% SAP told investors not to expect a major improvement in margins before next year as the German business software group reported a 21% decline in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, sending its shares sharply lower....
15:00, 2019-07-18

The glory of Mad Dog: Dial M For Maple interviews Riverdale and Pearson's Eli Goree Riverdale’s on hiatus, and the (Mad) Dog Days Of Summer have come early for Dial M For Maple since we had a chance to sit down with Mad Dog himself, Eli Goree. The actor’s been busy promoting his work on Pearson — USA’s new Suits spin-off — but he took some time to sit down with host Cameron Scheetz...
15:00, 2019-07-18

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

Global stocks slip as U.S.-China trade war drags on corporate earnings Global shares slipped on Thursday on growing signs that a trade dispute between the United States and China was taking a toll on corporate earnings, with nerves spreading from Wall Street through Asia to European markets....
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

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

BMW to pick new CEO, Zipse emerges as favorite BMW is set to name Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive, picking the manufacturing expert to help the German automaker make the shift to electric and self-driving cars and tackle new competition from technology giants....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Three French troops killed in Guiana gold-mining raid The soldiers died from toxic fumes while trying to blow up an illegal gold mining installation underground. France has deployed hundreds of troops to French Guiana's remote jungle to clamp down on the criminal activity....
15:00, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

Will our migrant detention cages be studied in tomorrow’s museums? A Hirshhorn exhibit, “The Evidence Room,” spotlights the architecture of Auschwitz, exposing the many banal contributions of ordinary people “just following orders” to a colossal moral failure....
15:15, 2019-07-18

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

R. Kelly doesn’t have freedom, money for this legal battle The difference between R. Kelly’s life in 2002 when he was last charged with child sex-related crimes and his arrest last week on even more serious charges was on full display when the R&B singer turned and slowly walked out of court....
15:30, 2019-07-18

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

Watch: 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

Global health emergency declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
16:00, 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

Excitement as rocket set for launch on moon landing anniversary The early bird catches the rocket, so alarms were set for 3.30am and a convoy of coaches set off from the city of Baikonur in Kazakhstan before sunrise....
16:00, 2019-07-18

Jeffrey Epstein’s private island always had topless girls: ex-IT guy A former IT guy who worked for Jeffrey Epstein said he quit over concerns about the hordes of topless underage women that frequented the wealthy sex offender’s private Caribbean island, according to a new report. Steve Scully got an inside look into Epstein’s disturbing lifestyle and biz...
16:01, 2019-07-18

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

Euro Papers: The 'three keys' to Pogba's Juve return "Agent Mino Raiola could be on the cusp of another big deal - Paul Pogba\u0027s return to Juventus from Manchester United. And there are three \u0027keys\u0027 for the switch to work..."...
16:15, 2019-07-18

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

Netflix feels pain as global subscriber growth slows Netflix shares slumped 10% as Wall Street opened on Thursday, following revelations it lost customers in its core US market for the first time in eight years....
16:15, 2019-07-18

This Sonic meal has more calories than any other fast food item 24/7 Tempo reviewed the nutritional content of every food item on the menus of about 20 fast food restaurant chains in the United States.       ...
16:30, 2019-07-18

How to Courteously Remove Your Shoes on an Airplane On the topic of how “at home” you can make yourself on an airplane, there are many questions. Some have easy answers. Can you wear yoga pants? By all means (hear that, United Airlines?). Can you scarf down your leftover barbecue ribs smothered in hickory-smoke sauce? Let’s not. Whether you can sli...
16:30, 2019-07-18

Centre To Connect 496 India-China Border Villages With IMSAT Satellite The government has decided to connect 496 villages along the India-China border with IMSAT satellite that will restore connectivity to people living in such remote areas, Communications Minister Ravi......
16:30, 2019-07-18

British Pilots To Make History, Fly Around The World In A WWII Spitfire A little over two weeks from now, two British pilots -- Steve Boultbee Brooks and Matt Jones -- will embark on an epic mission straight out of a Jules Verne book in a fighter from the glory days of......
16:30, 2019-07-18

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

Aditya Thackeray's 4,000-Km Maharashtra Tour With Chief Ministerial Twist Aditya Thackeray, the Shiv Sena's youth leader and son of party chief Uddhav Thackeray, started today a tour aimed at launching him as the party's chief ministerial face....
16:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

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

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

A day in the life of the River Thames: 24 hours spent on its waters London's river is home to everything from seals to seahorses and the nation's busiest lifeboat service. Frankie McCoy hitches a ride along the Thames to delve into its depths...
16:45, 2019-07-18

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

Samsung Galaxy S11 could get a significant power boost The Samsung Galaxy S11 could be the first handset to benefit from the South Korean firm's latest announcement; mass production of the industry's first 12Gb LPDDR5 Mobile DRAM, which is super-fast memory for premium smartphones.While that's a real mouthful, simply put it means better s...
16:45, 2019-07-18

Intel admits it won’t catch up with AMD’s 7nm chips until 2021 Intel has explained how it struggled to bring 10-nanometer processors to market, while also admitting that we won’t see its 7nm chips until 2021.Meanwhile, its competitor AMD has recently released 7nm chips (such as the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X). Intel’s first mainstream octa-core CPU&#x...
16:45, 2019-07-18

Double data and £20 per month bills - this Samsung Galaxy A40 deal is excellent Amazon Prime Day might now be gone but that doesn't mean the cheap prices have to stop. With a brand new 2019 Samsung device for just £20 a month, Carphone Warehouse is holding strong to the ethos of Prime Day even now it's over.Discounting the Samsung Galaxy A40 to just £20 a mo...
16:45, 2019-07-18

McConnell Is Fine With Trump's Unhinged Racism Less that 24 hours after President Donald Trump smirked his way through his raucous crowd chanting “send her back” amid his ongoing racist attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared on Fox Business to insist that everything is good and fine and hey, Trump’s doing gre...
16:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

UPDATE 1-Airbus closes in on Air France jetliner deal - sources Airbus is close to a deal worth billions of dollars to sell dozens of A320neo-family and smaller A220 aircraft to Air France as the French network carries out a keenly awaited renewal of its medium-haul fleet, industry sources said....
17:00, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 2-Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised prices to overcome the effects of severe flooding in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
17:00, 2019-07-18

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

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

Report: Bitcoin outperformed all other coins in Q2 2019 Bitcoin’s market prowess grew by 10.4 percent during Q2 2019.  According to CoinGecko’s Quarterly Report for Q2 2019, the world’s most famous cryptocurrency increased its dominance from 54.6 percent to 65 percent during the specified time period. EOS and XRP were the biggest losers, losing nearly ha...
17:30, 2019-07-18

Callum Hudson-Odoi set for Chelsea talks over future amid Bayern interest • Representatives to discuss new contract in coming days• Lampard says Hudson-Odoi ‘can be a big player for us’Callum Hudson-Odoi’s representatives will hold talks with Chelsea in the next few days to discuss his future at Stamford Bridge after head coach Frank Lampard admitted the teenager “can be ...
17:30, 2019-07-18

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

Suspected Arson in Japanese Anime Studio Leaves Up to 23 Dead (TOKYO) — A man screaming “You die!” burst into an animation production studio in Kyoto, Japan, and set it on fire early Thursday, authorities said, killing seven people and leaving at least 16 more presumed dead. The blaze injured another 36 people, some of them critically, Japane...
17:30, 2019-07-18

Behind the scenes at Matchroom Boxing Anthony Leaver tells Matt Christie how he became Matchroom Boxing’s Head of Media and outlines the highs and lows of working for one of the biggest promoters in the world The post Behind the scenes at Matchroom Boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
17:30, 2019-07-18

Kurt Walker: ‘It was unbelievable. It was my major breakthrough’ Irish bantamweight Kurt Walker is delighted with his triumph at Minsk 2019 The post Kurt Walker: ‘It was unbelievable. It was my major breakthrough’ appeared first on Boxing News....
17:30, 2019-07-18

London gender clinic reports rising number of non-binary attendees A gender identity clinic for under-18s says the rise in young people seeking help may be levelling off, and that an increasing proportion identify as non-binary...
17:45, 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

Dillon, Etienne among top runners in ACC Atlantic Division Boston College's AJ Dillon was so good last year that he ranked among the nation's best rushers despite hobbling through an injury that sidelined him during stretches of multiple games....
17:45, 2019-07-18

Could Your Cell Phone Really Crash Your Flight? On 2 Popular Boeing Jets, There’s a Risk U.S. government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes. More than 1,300 jets registered in the U.S. were equipped with cockpit screens vulnerable to interferen...
17:45, 2019-07-18

Kawhi Leonard bizarrely ripped by NBA executives Kawhi Leonard has been the talk of the NBA the past few months, yet his dazzling playoff performance hasn’t impressed everyone. As Leonard comes off a historic NBA championship with the Raptors and winning his second NBA Finals MVP, NBA executives granted the freedom of anonymity decided to take biz...
17:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

World Cup countdown starts for South Africa, Australia at Ellis Park South Africa and Australia ramp up their World Cup preparations when they clash in their opening game of the shortened Rugby Championship season at Ellis Park on Saturday, for which both sides have made surprise selections....
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

7 Things I Do Every Day Before 9 A.M., Though You Should Know I’m Not Particularly Successful, Pretty Much Just A Regular Joe We’ve all heard the old adage that successful people start the day early, and I’m just kind of a random guy, but I also try to do that. If you’re looking to add to your morning routine, here are seven things I do every day before 9 a.m. Go ahead and give them a shot—just keep in mind that I’m not cr...
18:00, 2019-07-18

Extremely Frustrating: George R.R. Martin Has Pushed Back The Release Of The Last Two ‘GOT’ Books After Getting Stuck Behind Someone Filling Up A Water Bottle At A Drinking Fountain Here’s a piece of news that’s guaranteed to ruin the day of any Song of Ice And Fire fans eagerly awaiting the final installments in the book series: George R.R. Martin has pushed back the release of The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring after getting stuck behind someone filling up a water bott...
18:00, 2019-07-18

Chris Froome Wins 2011 Vuelta After Eight-Year Wait Chris Froome was upgraded from second place and officially declared winner of the 2011 Vuelta a Espana after champion Juan Jose Cobo's doping ban was confirmed....
18:15, 2019-07-18

Miley Cyrus' Twerk Dance Party Will Give You Serious Flashbacks Miley Cyrus is getting her twerk on. The "Cattitude" songstress spent some of her Wednesday having her own solo dance party. "Someone come over," she wrote on her......
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

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

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

Xiaomi's Manu Jain Opens Up on Redmi K20 India Price After Fans Complain Redmi K20 price in India starts at Rs. 21,999, while the Realme X launched in the country earlier this week carrying a starting price tag of Rs. 16,999....
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

Climate crisis: extremely hot days could double in US, study shows Amid widespread US heatwave, experts predict dangerous extremes in summer temperatures will only get worseAs the climate crisis progresses, the number of extremely hot days around the US could more than double, according to a peer-reviewed study and report from the Union of Concerned Scientists.By m...
18:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

Congo Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda, says WHO A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as health workers struggled to track down people she could have infected....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Financier Jeffrey Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
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

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

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

Publicis cuts guidance after disappointing Q2 revenue growth Publicis, the world's third-biggest advertising group, cut its 2019 growth guidance on Thursday after reporting a weaker-than-expected performance in the second quarter as it struggles to revive sluggish sales in the United States....
19:15, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

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

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

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal....
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

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

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

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

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

A Live CNN Drawing Will Determine the Next Democratic Debate Lineups It will have all the excitement of the NBA draft lottery, but with analysis from Anderson Cooper and Wolf Blitzer and less heartbreak for the Knicks....
19:45, 2019-07-18

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

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Ending With Season 7 Mission accomplished for Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? The long-running ABC series set in the Marvel universe is coming to an end after the already announced seventh......
20:00, 2019-07-18

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

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

What Christine Lagarde Brings to the ECB: Flexibility The career of the next European Central Bank chief shows the institution is getting a diplomat and negotiator, not a technocrat or economist. “She is extremely charming and that is part of her style of politics.”...
20:15, 2019-07-18

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

|Here'swhattheratecutcouldmeanforthepropertymarket Property industry leaders say the rate cut could give the housing market a much-needed boost - although at least one says the MPC "should have been bolder"....
20:15, 2019-07-18

Bidders line up offers for Portugal's largest motorway operator Brisa- sources At least three infrastructure funds and a Spanish toll road operator are lining up offers for a stake in Portugal's largest motorway manager Brisa, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
20:45, 2019-07-18

Iran makes 'substantial' nuclear offer in return for US lifting sanctions Plan would allow enhanced, permanent nuclear inspectionsForeign minister: ‘It’s not about photo ops. We want substance’Iran has offered a deal with the US in which it would formally and permanently accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear programme, in return for the permanent lifting of US sancti...
20:45, 2019-07-18

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

Jeffrey Epstein denied bail while awaiting sex trafficking trial Federal judge rules financier is a ‘danger to others’ while awaiting trial for the alleged sexual abuse of underage girls from 2002 to 2005Jeffrey Epstein has been denied bail while awaiting a federal sex trafficking trial in New York.“The government has established danger to others and to the commu...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Ursula von der Leyen: hard Brexit would be massive blow for both sides Exclusive: newly elected EU chief suggests there could be emergency help for IrelandThe European commission’s new president has said a hard Brexit would have “massively negative consequences” for both Britain and the EU, and said Brussels could provide emergency help for nations such as Ireland that...
20:45, 2019-07-18

UN urged to act over 'purge' of Turkey's lawyers by Erdoğan Law Society leads alert over ‘systematic undermining’ of judiciary system and fair trialsTrust in Turkey’s justice system is being undermined by the systematic dismissal and jailing of thousands of judges and prosecutors, an international coalition of lawyers has said.The purge of officials launched...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Moroccan court orders death penalty for jihadists who beheaded tourists Three Isis supporters who killed two Scandinavian women given death sentence Three men have been sentenced to death in Morocco for the Isis-inspired murder of two Scandinavian hikers in the Atlas mountains last December.The two victims, Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, and Maren Ueland...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Navy searches for sailor who went overboard in Arabian Sea Navy ships in the Arabian Sea are engaged in search and rescue operation for a sailor who was reported overboard on Wednesday, according to Navy officials....
21:15, 2019-07-18

Higher iron levels may protect arteries but raise clot risk A new study links naturally higher iron levels to a reduced risk of clogged arteries but a raised risk of clots related to the slowing of blood flow....
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

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

12 Israeli teenagers held in Cyprus over alleged rape of British woman A court in Cyprus has detained 12 Israeli youths on the island for suspicion of an alleged rape on a 19-year-old British tourist. The tourist filed a complaint with Ayia Napa police on Wednesday morning, saying she had been gang-raped the previous night at a vacation resort....
21:15, 2019-07-18

UK Labour leader slams Trump's attacks on 'squad', one day after being criticized for party's lingering anti-Semitism Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and his fellow British lawmakers slammed President Trump over his “racism” after he attacked four freshmen congresswomen just a day after Corbyn was accused by his own party of allowing anti-Semitism to prevail....
21:15, 2019-07-18

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

Forget Everything You Know About Gravity In This Beautiful Puzzle Game Playing Etherborn is like taking a hike through a series of colorful terraria that have been warped and torn apart by mysterious cosmic forces, causing gravity to shift like the sides of a Rubik’s Cube. It can be bewildering, but it’s never unpleasant—like a dream you can’t quite make sense of, but ...
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

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Phone Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly, could be used as stalkerware. That doesn’t mean they’re deleted from your Android device, though, so now’s a great time to remove them....
21:30, 2019-07-18

How to Talk Into a Microphone Whether you’re speaking at a wedding or event, guesting on a podcast, or reporting from the scene LIVE, talking into a microphone isn’t exactly like talking without one. You’ll sound a lot better if you follow a few simple rules....
21:30, 2019-07-18

The Preventive Maintenance You Need to Do On Your Car (and When) If you have a car, it can be tempting just to ignore any type of maintenance unless something goes wrong. We probably don’t have to tell you that this is a bad idea. However, not everyone agrees on what preventive maintenance is, what you should do and when you should do it. Let’s clear that up, and...
21:30, 2019-07-18

Separatists in Canada's Quebec 'potential spoiler' for Trudeau in October poll Separatists in the Canadian province of Quebec are making a comeback after years in the doldrums and could regain enough strength to endanger Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's bid to retain power in a federal election this October....
21:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

U.S. Navy searching for missing sailor in Arabian Sea: statement The U.S. navy and other ships are conducting search and rescue operations for a missing U.S. sailor in the Arabian Sea, the Bahrain-based U.S. Fifth Fleet said....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Gibraltar had 'positive' meeting with Iran over seized Grace 1 tanker Gibraltar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo had a "constructive and positive" meeting with Iranian officials in London about the detained oil tanker Grace 1, Gibraltar said....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Proposal of 2019? Ultra-marathoner gets down on one knee after 135-mile Death Valley run Yoshihiko Ishikawa got down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend after he concluded race in 21 hours, 33 minutes, 1 second. She said yes.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

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

The Latest: New coach brings new energy to Georgia Tech The Latest: New Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins brings seemingly non-stop energy to Yellow Jackets, says he doesn't 'know any other way to be'       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Royal pains at Royal Portrush during British Open Bad tee shots, from the tall rough, into the bunkers and missed putts. The not-so-top shots from the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

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

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

More than 50 major companies, from Apple to Nintendo, pull production from China because of the trade war But rather than move their operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of these companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
22:00, 2019-07-18

AB InBev stock up on report it may sell assets after scrapping Asia IPO plan Anheuser-Busch InBev is considering selling off business units in South Korea, Australia and Central America, The Wall Street Journal reported. The brewer recently called off an IPO of its Asian business....
22:00, 2019-07-18

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

Trump rips governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan mayor President Trump on Thursday ripped the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, joining a growing chorus of critics that includes entertainer Ricky Martin and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora. The commander-in-chief also took a shot at San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, whom he has feuded with since Hurric...
22:01, 2019-07-18

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

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

Ilhan Omar proposes resolution supporting boycott of Israel Omar’s resolution seeks to push back against US laws banning the boycott of Israel and affirms the right of Americans to organize boycotts of foreign countries if they so wish....
22:01, 2019-07-18

Jeffrey Epstein denied bail in child sex-trafficking case Multimillionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was denied bail Thursday pending trial on child sex-trafficking charges. “Starting with my conclusions, the government’s application for continued remand is hereby granted and the defense’s application for pretrial release is respectfully ...
22:01, 2019-07-18

IS supporters who murdered Scandinavian backpackers given death penalty Three Islamic State supporters have been sentenced to death for the killings of two Scandinavian backpackers found murdered in their tent in Morocco's Atlas Mountains....
22:15, 2019-07-18

Does renewables pioneer Germany risk running out of power? Germany, a poster child for responsible energy, is renouncing nuclear and coal. The problem is, say many power producers and grid operators, it may struggle to keep the lights on....
22:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

U.S. Senate expected to confirm Trump's second Secretary of Defense next week The U.S. Senate is due to vote next week to confirm Mark Esper as President Donald Trump's second Secretary of Defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has been without a permanent top official....
22:30, 2019-07-18

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

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

Dominican Republic to enhance food and drink inspections after tourist deaths The Dominican Republic is amping up safety measures, including enhancing food and rink inspections, after a spate of tourist deaths.       ...
22:45, 2019-07-18

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

ILM, Smithsonian, and Time release Apollo 11 landing AR experience Thanks to AR, you can now experience Apollo 11's historic moon landing from a first-person perspective, inside the cockpit or from the lunar surface.Read More...
22:45, 2019-07-18

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

Adding more bioethanol to petrol is no way to go green Making “greener” fuels by adding bioethanol to petrol will wreck the environment, not save it. We need to focus on making electric cars work, says Michael Le Page...
23:00, 2019-07-18

Once Again, The A's Are Winning When They're Not Supposed To For the second year running, the Oakland Athletics have unlocked their full potential after looking dead in the water. Last season, basically the entire rotation’s collective arm fell off and then ace Sean Manaea went down with a shoulder injury, yet the A’s won a million games and easily took a wil...
23:00, 2019-07-18

Would LeBron James Be An Esports Legend? It is indeed one of the slowest sports weeks of the year, one in which basketbloggers no longer have Summer League to drool over, NFL access merchants try to get you jacked up for nascent training camps storylines that will be forgotten within minutes, the most exciting baseball thing to happen is t...
23:00, 2019-07-18

Well, This Isn't How You Want To Start A Major Tournament The Open Championship got underway this morning on a rainy day at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Rory McIlroy, who is from Northern Ireland and grew up playing on the course, had just about the worst possible start to his day....
23:00, 2019-07-18

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

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

An Unintended Consequence of Trump’s Repeated Threats of Raids: More Immigrants Know Their Rights Over the last month, President Donald Trump’s publicizing of large-scale immigration enforcement operations seemed to have the intended result: wall-to-wall media coverage that indicated he was moving to fulfill his signature campaign promise to deport “millions of illegal aliens” ...
23:15, 2019-07-18

Trump Did Nothing When Supporters Chanted ‘Send Her Back.’ The Next Day He Said He ‘Was Not Happy.’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting “send her back” after he assailed a young Democratic congresswoman who he’s suggested should leave the U.S. Speaking in the Oval Office, Trump claimed he tried to stop the chant, w...
23:15, 2019-07-18

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

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

Democrats slam USDA's relocation of economists as blow to scientific research Democratic senators on Thursday slammed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's plan to relocate hundreds of its economists and other researchers from Washington to the Midwest, saying it will hurt the agency's research capabilities by prompting many to resign....
23:15, 2019-07-18

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

UN food chief says full food aid could be restored in Yemen The head of the U.N. food agency says it has reached an “agreement in principle” to restore full food aid to rebel-controlled parts of Yemen after suspending the aid last month...
23:30, 2019-07-18

The usual crowd support saw an unusual score for Woods The enthusiastic excitement that always surrounds Tiger Woods even brought out the hired help near the fourth hole at Royal Portrush, but they couldn't help his soaring score       ...
00:00, 2019-07-19

Trump misled us in his economic report. I'm setting the record straight This year's report misconstrues well-established facts, cherry-picks data, relies on economic theories widely rejected by mainstream economists and entirely omits critical subjects. I correct the record in the Joint Economic Committee Democratic response to the report, which is mandated by law, and ...
00:00, 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

Bernie Sanders knocks Biden after 'Medicare-for-all' criticism: Sounds 'like Donald Trump' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., continued defending his sweeping "Medicare for all" program on Thursday, this time accusing former Vice President Joe Biden of sounding like his party's arch-nemesis....
00:01, 2019-07-19

Apex Legends Will Make Cheaters Play Against Each Other Since launching in February, battle royale Apex Legends has suffered its share of cheaters. Some are even making good money developing cheats for players to use. The game’s developers recently detailed some of the steps it’s taking to squash cheating, including a new system that will match known che...
00:01, 2019-07-19

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP reports....
00:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

Italy's warring coalition parties warn of government collapse The leaders of Italy's coalition partners the League and 5-Star Movement warned on Thursday the government could collapse following mutual recriminations over the election of the next European Commission president....
00:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

Rory McIlroy waited for this day; now he'd like to forget it The Open was back in his home country for the first time in 68 years. There was so much anticipation -- for the event, for him, for Royal Portrush. But things got ugly quick....
00:30, 2019-07-19

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

|'Bachelor'creatorMikeFleiss’pregnantwifegrantedrestrainingorderasshockingdetailsofdomesticviolenceemerge "[He] grabbed my body, forcibly pinned me up against the wall and held me there..." – Former Miss America winner, Laura Fleiss' haunting declaration of domestic violence against Bachelor creator, Mike Fleiss....
00:30, 2019-07-19

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

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

Manitoba hopes to woo Quebec civil servants worried about religious symbols ban "We think that there may be people in Quebec right now who want to come to a province where we don't have clothing police, where their freedoms will be respected and their rights will be respected," said the Manitoba premier....
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

Bill Clinton visits Dominican Republic amid spate of tourist deaths Health crisis? What health crisis? Former President Bill Clinton apparently isn’t losing sleep over the recent spate of tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic – heading to the island nation to soak up some sun. “Welcome, Bill Clinton, to the DR,” tweeted José Tomás Pérez, t...
00:30, 2019-07-19

Brooks Koepka looks every bit the British Open favorite with his caddie, a hometown favorite Koepka finished the first round again near the top of the leader board thanks in part to Ricky Elliott, his caddie who says he has seen it all at Royal Portrush....
00:30, 2019-07-19

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

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
00:30, 2019-07-19

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

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

Tom Cruise surprises Comic-Con crowd with epic first 'Top Gun: Maverick' trailer "Top Gun" star Tom Cruise returned to San Diego to surprise a raucous Comic-Con crowd with the first trailer for the long-awaited sequel "Maverick."        ...
00:45, 2019-07-19

'Inadequate' health response leaves 3.5bn with poor dental care Scientists call for reform, sugar regulation and transparency around dental researchScientists are calling for radical reform of dental care, tighter regulation of the sugar industry and greater transparency around conflict of interests in dental research to tackle the high and rising toll of oral d...
01:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

| Father time takes hold on tame Tiger Tiger Woods admitted age and a troublesome back will make competing for more majors more difficult after shooting a 7-over par opening round at the Open Championship....
02:00, 2019-07-19

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

NASA quietly pushes back its SLS launch estimates to 2021 NASA really, really wants to send astronauts to the Moon and eventually other planets, but it currently doesn’t have a rocket capable of such feats. The Space Launch System (SLS) is NASA’s solution, but the development of the rocket has taken far longer — and cost far more — ...
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

Living in Cars Is Becoming Even More of a Thing in Los Angeles Street-parked RVs, vans and just regular-ass cars being used as residences are common to see in Los Angeles. But as homelessness balloons along with the cost of housing, it seems like a new wave of people are turning to “van-life” out of necessity. And contrary to what it looks like on Instagram–it’...
02:15, 2019-07-19

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

Detailing a Formula One Car Sounds Terrifying If I were to rank the amount of effort I put into cleaning my car, I’d probably fall somewhere in the middle. On one extreme end, there are people (see also: crazies) who never wash their cars. And on the other, there are obsessives like Larry Kosilla of AMMO NYC. He’s the guy you call when you need...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Arvind Subramanian Sticks To Claim Of India Overestimating GDP Growth Sticking to his analysis that India's economic growth has been overestimated, Arvind Subramanian said he had raised doubts about the GDP numbers in 2015 when he was the chief economic adviser of the......
02:15, 2019-07-19

"Minimum Security Cover" For UP Visits: Priyanka Gandhi To Yogi Adityanath Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath requesting "minimum security arrangement" to be made during her visits to the......
02:15, 2019-07-19

Watch: Netflix releases trailer for 'Unbelievable' with Toni Collette, Kaitlyn Dever Streaming platform Netflix released a trailer for upcoming limited series "Unbelievable," a crime drama inspired by true events starring Toni Collette, Merritt Wever, and Kaitlyn Dever....
02:30, 2019-07-19

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence ‘inhumane’ Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday blasted Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s life sentence as “inhumane” — echoing comments made by the convicted druglord himself. “A sentence for life in a hostile jail” would be “hard” and not worth living,...
02:30, 2019-07-19

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

‘Artificial ice’ could save giant Antarctic ice sheet from collapsing Governments could stop the West Antarctic Ice Sheet from sliding into the ocean and submerging coastal cities by launching a last-ditch engineering project to blanket its surface with “artificial snow”, according to a study released on Wednesday....
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

Mexico tells U.S. it's not ready for 'safe third country' deal: ambassador Mexico has told the United States time and again it is not ready to ink a deal forcing asylum seekers heading to the U.S. to first pursue safe haven in a Mexico, the Mexican ambassador to Washington said on Thursday, ahead of a Monday deadline....
02:30, 2019-07-19

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thursday....
02:30, 2019-07-19

Iran's foreign minister, U.N. secretary-general meet in New York: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York on Thursday and discussed the Iranian tanker seized by the British Navy, a report by Iran's state news agency IRNA said....
02:30, 2019-07-19

Three British ministers set to resign if Johnson becomes PM: The Times Three British cabinet ministers are set to resign the day Boris Johnson, if as expected, becomes Britain's next prime minister, The Times newspaper reported on Thursday....
02:30, 2019-07-19

Boeing takes $5.6 billion revenue hit to compensate 737 Max customers The financial toll of the jet's grounding is starting to add up for Boeing, which has frozen sales of its flagship aircraft since regulators issued a global grounding of the plane in March....
02:45, 2019-07-19

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

U.S. airline group says it had a 'productive meeting' with Trump on Qatar A U.S. airline industry group said it had a "productive" meeting on Thursday with President Donald Trump, who "shares our concerns" about accusations that subsidies by Qatar and the United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
02:45, 2019-07-19

Southern Albertans enjoy campfires ahead of hotter weather Many campers in southern Alberta are taking advantage of the outdoors while there is no fire ban in place, but a hot forecast next week could change things....
02:45, 2019-07-19

President Trump Says U.S. Warship Destroyed Iranian Drone Amid Heightened Tensions (WASHINGTON) — A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said. The incident marked a new escalation of tensions between the countries less than one month after Iran downed an American drone in the same wat...
03:00, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

Tiger struggles to opening 78 at The Open Tiger Woods arrived at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland this week admitting his game was not as sharp as he would like entering the final major of the year....
03:01, 2019-07-19

Mystery surrounds Dennis' decision to abandon Tour Rohan Dennis went AWOL for over an hour after abandoning the Tour de France and his Bahrain Merida team management had no explanation about the Australian's withdrawal on Thursday....
03:01, 2019-07-19

'Come on man, what's that about?': Cummings assails DHS chief over border facility conditions House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings ripped into the acting head of Homeland Security Thursday, upbraiding Kevin McAleenan over the conditions of detention facilities for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Maryland Democrat got emotional while discussing the crowded centers migrants are bei...
03:01, 2019-07-19

The Gruesome New Trailer for It Chapter Two Will Haunt Your Nightmares Tonight Pennywise hath risen, and it’s time for the Losers’ Club to reassemble in Derry and take him down for good. We got a first glimpse at Andy Muschietti’s It Chapter Two back in May, but this brand-new trailer gives us a much better look at the troubled grown-up versions of the kid characters from the...
03:15, 2019-07-19

Galaxy Fold supposedly aced its durability tests and is ready to launch Samsung’s first foldable handset should have already been selling in stores for almost a quarter now, but Samsung canceled the launch when it discovered the screen was imperfect (to say the least). Early reviewers broke the screen by mistake, uncovering a couple of issues that facilitated the ...
03:15, 2019-07-19

Warren likens private equity to 'vampires' in plan targeting Wall Street 'looting' Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., unleashed a sweeping attack on the financial sector on Thursday, demonizing private equity firms and accusing Wall Street of "looting" the U.S. economy....
03:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

Chance of no-deal Brexit rises as Johnson leads Hunt: poll The chance that Britain will leave the European Union without a deal is the highest since October 2017, economists polled by Reuters say, as arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson looks set to take over as prime minister next week....
03:30, 2019-07-19

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

UK's new PM must take 5G decision on Huawei urgently -committee The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China's Huawei in Britain's 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of UK lawmakers said on Friday....
04:45, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-U.S.-based equity ETFs attract $8.8 bln as bull market roars on 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....
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

House Judiciary asks Hope Hicks to clarify testimony about Stormy Daniels The House Judiciary Committee is examining the truthfulness of former White House communications director and Trump confidante Hope Hicks' statements in the aftermath of new documents released on Thursday, asking her to clarify her testimony to the committee last month....
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

As plastics foul the world’s oceans, world leaders struggle over how to respond Leaders of the Group of 20 vowed in June to battle ocean plastic pollution — but they failed to make any commitment to turn off the tap of rising plastic production. It was a victory for the plastics industry and the Trump administration....
05:15, 2019-07-19

Struggling Barneys Considers Its Options, Including Bankruptcy The landmark retailer, facing steep rent increases, is exploring filing for bankruptcy, along with renegotiating leases or taking on a strategic investor....
05:15, 2019-07-19

Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin Were Supposed to Nap After Landing on the Moon, But They Couldn’t Wait to Walk Five decades ago, as astronauts traveled to the moon for the first time, TIME watched closely, along with the rest of the world. The magazine documented not only the moon landing but also the hopes and fears in the lead-up to the journey. This week, TIME looks back to that era and ahead to the new s...
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

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

Celebrate Krispy Kreme's birthday with $1 dozen deal and birthday batter-filled donuts Krispy Kreme has a buy-one-get-one free deal on a dozen doughnuts Friday for its 82nd birthday plus a new Original Filled Birthday Batter Doughnut.       ...
05:30, 2019-07-19

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

Exclusive: J.C. Penney taps debt restructuring advisers - sources J.C. Penney Co Inc has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing U.S. retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
06:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, to be secretary of labor....
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

NYC Triathlon canceled as scorching temps expected to hit city Organizers of the annual New York City triathlon said Thursday that the race scheduled for this weekend is canceled because of the near-100 degree temps expected in the city on race day. The triathlon — which would have featured nearly 4,000 athletes — was slated for Sunday in the city, when the mer...
06:30, 2019-07-19

De Blasio orders office towers to lay off AC during heat wave Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered tall office buildings across the city to crank their thermostats up to 78 degrees beginning Friday as a much-feared heat wave approaches this weekend — and officials search for ways to slash power consumption. The emergency declaration issued Thursday night applies to al...
06:30, 2019-07-19

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

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

MLB notebook: Marlins activate INF Prado from IL The Miami Marlins activated veteran infielder Martin Prado from the 10-day injured list Thursday and replaced him on the IL with utility man JT Riddle....
06:30, 2019-07-19

New York Fed Says Williams Wasn't Sending Specific Policy Signal in Speech New York Fed President John Williams didn’t intend to suggest Thursday that the central bank might make a large interest rate cut this month, a spokesman said....
06:30, 2019-07-19

German Women's World Cup referee Riem Hussein: Why shouldn't women referee a men's tournament? After making her first World Cup appearance in France earlier this summer, German referee Riem Hussein talks to DW about equality in sport, VAR and a personal record....
06:45, 2019-07-19

| Morocco court condemns three to death for killing Scandinavian hikers A Moroccan court on Thursday condemned three Islamic State group supporters to death for the murder of two Scandinavian women beheaded while on a hiking trip in the High Atlas mountains....
07:00, 2019-07-19

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

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
07:00, 2019-07-19

US Sanctions Firms Acting As 'Supply Network' For Iran Nuclear Enrichment The US Treasury named a group of companies in Iran, Belgium and China to its sanctions blacklist Thursday for acting as a supply network for Tehran's nuclear enrichment program....
07:00, 2019-07-19

Trump Disavows Supporters' "Send Her Back" Chant Aimed At Congresswoman President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry......
07:00, 2019-07-19

"More For More": Iran Foreign Minister Makes Nuclear Offer To US Iran on Thursday signalled a willingness to engage in diplomacy to defuse tensions with the United States with a modest offer on its nuclear programme that met immediate scepticism in Washington....
07:00, 2019-07-19

YouTube’s newest feature could save you a bundle in mobile data charges YouTube’s newest feature lets users seamlessly swap between a song and its music video with no interruption. If an official music video exists, the mobile app’s screen will now display two options: “song” and “video”. The audio-only version will feature just the song and its cover art, while the vid...
07:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

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

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

Five guys arrested for fist fight at Florida Five Guys STUART, Fla. – An odd coincidence struck in Stuart Police Department on Wednesday – five guys were arrested at a Five Guys Burgers and Fries. According to Stuart Police Department,  the five were arrested after three juvenile males and two adult males got involved in a brawl inside the p...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Instagram expands hidden ‘like’ test to more countries Instagram is expanding its ‘hiding likes’ test in several more countries. The company says the test hopes to “focus on the photos and videos you share, and not how many likes they get.” The goal is to make users feel less judged. Currently, Instagram users can see a running tally of peop...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Georgia man arrested for fatally stabbing three young children, mother NBC NEWS – Police arrested and charged a man in the murder of three young children and their mother on Wednesday night in Columbus, Georgia. Responding to a report of violence, Columbus police found Jerrica Spellman, 29, and her children, 3-year-old King Jackson, 1-year-old Kensley Jackson, an...
07:15, 2019-07-19

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The House has approved legislation ...
07:15, 2019-07-19

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

On Politics: Biden-Harris Rematch to Headline Second Debates In a live television spectacle involving cards, boxes and a triple-split-screen, CNN revealed who will face off in the next set of Democratic debates....
07:30, 2019-07-19

Financier Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
07:45, 2019-07-19

Dan Le Batard Goes In On President Trump, Rips ESPN's "Cowardly" No-Politics Pivot Dan Le Batard used a portion of his Thursday show to denounce the scene at Donald Trump’s rally in North Carolina Wednesday, when the racist president stirred the racist crowd into a racist euphoria that featured chants of “send her back” directed at Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. Le Batard called the ch...
07:45, 2019-07-19

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

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

New Gizmodo Media CEO ripped for bringing in ‘older white guys’ Jim Spanfeller, the new CEO of G/O Media, is getting flak for bringing in “older white guys” from his past to run Gizmodo Media and The Onion after he was tapped to run the dozen websites private equity firm Great Hill Partners picked up from Univision in early April. The criticism comes after Mike ...
07:45, 2019-07-19

Oil jumps, Brent up more than 2% after US Navy downs Iranian drone Oil prices climbed around 2% on Friday after the U.S. Navy destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows, again raising tensions in the Middle East....
07:45, 2019-07-19

NJ woman sues Caesars for fostering ‘male-dominated culture’ A New Jersey woman is suing casino chain Caesars for fostering a male-dominated culture that looked the other way as she was retaliated against for complaining about a creepy incident with a superior, according to her lawsuit. Jocelyn Agnellini Allison says her career at Caesars started to suffer af...
08:00, 2019-07-19

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

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

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's foreign ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
08:30, 2019-07-19

Dad drowns trying to save daughter from fast-moving river A frantic father jumped into a deep, fast-moving river in Oregon to save his 12-year-old daughter from drowning — and wound up dying himself, according to cops. Baltazar Tellovelasco, 29, was visiting from California on Thursday when the incident occurred near the Little North Fork of the Sant...
08:45, 2019-07-19

‘Womb Raiders’ charged with murder of baby they allegedly ripped from pregnant teen The women who allegedly slaughtered a pregnant Chicago teenager and ripped the baby from her womb were charged Thursday in the death of the newborn. Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and her daughter Desiree Figueroa, 24, were already charged for the first-degree murder of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, whose ...
08:45, 2019-07-19

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

45 of the biggest differences between the 'Lion King' remake and the animated movie Walt Disney Studios/Disney Warning: There are spoilers ahead for Disney's "The Lion King" remake. The remake is kinder to Zazu and gives Scar another reason to be jealous of his brother, Mufasa. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Disney's "The Lion King" remake is finally in theaters and t...
09:15, 2019-07-19

New Jersey judge resigns after controversial ruling in sexual assault case, saying the teen accused of rape came from a 'good family' Shutterstock James Troiano, who served as a family court judge in New Jersey, resigned from the bench after showing leniency to a 16-year-old boy accused of rape in a 2018 ruling, because he comes from a "good family." The case involved the teen, who was referred to as G.M.C. in court documents. Pr...
09:15, 2019-07-19

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

South Korean Man Dies After Self-Immolation In Front Of Japanese Embassy A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing trade and diplomatic disputes with Tokyo....
09:30, 2019-07-19

US blacklists Iranian nuclear proxies and militia leaders Vice President Mike Pence urged the Iranian people to “press on with courage in the cause of freedom” as the United States imposed sanctions on an array of Tehran’s international proxies....
09:45, 2019-07-19

Mercury 13: the forgotten women of the space race - Science Weekly podcast As the space race heated up in the 1960s, 13 aviators passed the same tests as Nasa’s first astronauts, later going on to be called the Mercury 13. But because they were women, Nasa wouldn’t even consider them. One of those women was Wally Funk, who joins Nicola Davis and author Sue Nelson this week...
10:00, 2019-07-19

PhD candidate sentenced to life in prison for Chinese student's kidnapping, death A former PhD candidate convicted of kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois student was sentenced to life in prison after the jury failed to make a unanimous decision, officials said....
10:15, 2019-07-19

Chicago Police Board fires 4 officers for alleged cover-up of fatal shooting of black teenager The Chicago Police Board voted to fire a sergeant and three officers for their alleged roles in covering up the 2014 fatal police shooting of a black teenager....
10:15, 2019-07-19

Nat King Cole’s Early Years Are Getting the Archival Treatment Resonance Records is set to release a nearly-200-song anthology of music, which will be the first complete collection of Cole’s pre-Capitol recordings....
10:15, 2019-07-19

The bigger picture of Yankees’ huge doubleheader sweep With Aaron Boone blistering an overmatched umpire’s ears in the first of two games on Thursday against the Rays at Yankee Stadium, the Yankees won. With the manager relaxed and looking like he was hanging out at Newport Beach in California, the Yankees copped the nightcap. So, the Yankees proved the...
10:30, 2019-07-19

The Yankees really are savages The Yankees were savages in the box in both games of Thursday’s doubleheader against the Rays at Yankee Stadium. Just ask Aaron Boone. It was much as they have been all season. Boone made that point to young umpire Brennan Miller in Game 1 and was tossed for his second-inning outburst, which was fil...
10:30, 2019-07-19

Rangers’ Artemi Panarin shockingly critiques Vladimir Putin Newest Rangers star Artemi Panarin fired shots at Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview that aired Thursday on YouTube. In his native tongue, Panarin told Russian journalist Alexander Golovin that Putin doesn’t know right from wrong to become one of the first Russian athletes to pub...
10:30, 2019-07-19

Healthy Food Making You Feel Uncomfortable? Blame It On Food Adulteration  With an increasing demand for organic and healthy food, most of the food that we consume today has its own side-effects, caused mainly due to adulteration. Here is a list of the most commonly......
10:30, 2019-07-19

Athletics: Record consumed Taylor but still belongs to Edwards Four years ago, Jonathan Edwards' triple jump world record seemed sure to go. American Christian Taylor had just come within eight centimeters of the Briton's 1995 mark of 18.29 meters....
10:45, 2019-07-19

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege widespread sexual misconduct....
11:15, 2019-07-19

From beer to pens, South Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves....
11:15, 2019-07-19

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

Pakistan PM to meet Trump hoping to mend fences, attract investment Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan travels to the United States on Sunday hoping the arrest of a militant leader with a $10 million U.S. bounty on his head and progress in Afghan peace talks will help secure a favorable reception....
11:15, 2019-07-19

BBC and ITV streaming service BritBox is finally coming to the UK BritBox, the streaming service from two of Britain's largest broadcasters, will finally launch in the UK by the end of 2019. The service, a partnership between the BBC and ITV, will be priced at £5.99 ($7.50) a month, offering HD video across m......
11:30, 2019-07-19

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled has the best launch in franchise history Crash Team Racing: Nitro Fueled had the best debut sales month in the franchise's history in the U.S., according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group.Read More...
11:30, 2019-07-19

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

June 2019 NPD: Super Mario and Crash Bandicoot top the chart It's time for the June 2019 NPD report for the video games industry. Super Mario Maker 2 came out on top for the month, and Crash Team Racing was No. 2.Read More...
11:30, 2019-07-19

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

IEA does not expect 'huge increase' in crude prices: executive director The International Energy Agency (IEA) doesn't expect oil prices to rise significantly because demand is slowing and there is a glut in global crude markets, its executive director said on Friday....
11:30, 2019-07-19

All-new electric Fiat 500 spied testing ahead of 2020 reveal Electric variant of next-generation Fiat 500 is undergoing testing ahead of a Geneva motor show reveal An all-new electric Fiat 500 city car, the 500e, has been spied testing in California, ahead of its launch at the Geneva motor show in 2020. The sighting of the camouflaged prototype comes just a...
11:45, 2019-07-19

North of Cooperstown, a Hall of Fame That Fits Canada Just Fine The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame has modest roots, but a recent expansion offers more room to preserve the country’s sometimes-quirky involvement in the game....
11:45, 2019-07-19

'FaceApp AI' technology helps reunite man kidnapped as a baby with his family A MAN kidnapped as a toddler has been reunited with his parents almost two decades later after cops used FaceApp-style AI technology to show what he might look like now and found him....
11:45, 2019-07-19

Mars missions and rockets: Cornwall in deep-space revolution Scientists at a satellite earth station in Cornwall say they will be able to provide deep-space communication facilities for missions to Mars within the next five years. ...
12:00, 2019-07-19

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

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

After shaking episodes, Germany's Merkel says she is fit for work Germany's Angela Merkel said on Friday she was fit to carry on as chancellor after a bout of shaking episodes, and that she hoped to enjoy life after serving out her fourth and final term in office through to 2021....
12:15, 2019-07-19

Merkel: Britain will remain partner even if it is no longer EU member German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future, adding that work with British Prime Minister Theresa May's successor would depend on how he approaches the European Commission....
12:15, 2019-07-19

Factbox: Will Spain's Sanchez stay on as prime minister? Spain enters a week of debates and votes which will be vital in determining whether Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, who has been acting prime minister since an inconclusive election in late April, will be confirmed in the job....
12:15, 2019-07-19

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

Gigi Hadid beats copyright lawsuit over Instagram picture A Brooklyn federal court judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by a paparazzi agency against supermodel Gigi Hadid for posting one of their snaps of her to Instagram....
12:45, 2019-07-19

Elon Musk's sister, Tosca Musk, runs a Netflix-like streaming service for romance novels turned into movies Film Courage/YouTube Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, has two entrepreneurial siblings named Kimbal and Tosca who have also founded their own companies. Tosca Musk is the cofounder and CEO of a streaming service called Passionflix that hosts and produces movies that have been adapted fro...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Here's exactly what it takes to have an excellent credit score Hanna Lassen/Getty Images An excellent credit score is anything above 800, according Fair Isaac Corp.'s FICO model. According to a LendingTree analysis of people with credit scores of at least 801, those with excellent credit have an average of nine open accounts. These borrowers also have a credit...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used $128,000 from his nonprofit science foundation to pay the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for off-duty deputies who guarded him during his work release New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services / Handout via REUTERS Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used $128,000 from his nonprofit, the Florida Science Foundation, to pay the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for off-duty deputies to guard him during his 2008 work-release program. Epstein was ...
12:45, 2019-07-19

We're launching Cultivated, a new cannabis newsletter REUTERS/Amir Cohen Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2014, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dollar public companies, minted billionaires, and brewed significant social change. That's why we're launching...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Uber just launched an Amazon-like feature that could help it cash in on millennials' mobile-shopping addiction (UBER) Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and scanning a QR code during your ride, you'll unlock deals on everything from AirPods to luxury suitcases and more. It could help Uber latch on to mille...
12:45, 2019-07-19

I got more than $2,000 worth of value from the American Express Platinum credit card in my first year — despite its $550 annual fee David Slotnick/Business Insider The Platinum Card® from American Express comes with a much higher annual fee than most credit or charge cards, which can scare off some people. However, the card comes with enough perks, rewards, and tangible benefits to far outweigh that annual fee. After some b...
12:45, 2019-07-19

HBO didn't help Gwendoline Christie get her Emmy nomination, so she just did it herself At this point, everybody should know not to bet against Ser Brienne Of Tarth (though the same can’t be said for Captain Phasma), and yet when it came time to submit actors for Emmy consideration, HBO only fronted the money for the core Game Of Thrones cast—specifically Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, ...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Stylish Lion King Merch to (Pride) Rock All Summer We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Can......
13:00, 2019-07-19

You Know You Still Love It: How Gossip Girl Defied Expectations to Define a Generation Spotted: The internet having a collective meltdown over the news that Gossip Girl is coming back, ready to follow a new group of elite rich kids on the UES. E! News has confirmed HBO Max,......
13:00, 2019-07-19

‘Whenever There’s Trouble He Rushes There.’ Meet Legislator Roy Kwong, the God of Hong Kong Protests In a narrow office, just across the bay from mainland China, sits the God of Hong Kong Protests. Roy Kwong, a social worker turned politician, is fielding back-to-back interviews while writing a column about the police response to discontent flaring in the city this summer. He’s due for a live...
13:00, 2019-07-19

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

Britons urged to help record influx of painted lady butterflies High numbers have reached UK in past six weeks and many of their offspring will emerge during Big Butterfly CountWildlife lovers are being urged to help record the greatest influx of painted lady butterflies for a decade as part of the world’s largest butterfly survey.Unusually high numbers of the m...
13:15, 2019-07-19

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get them legally...
13:15, 2019-07-19

Cambodian women face surrogacy charges after Vietnam births A court official says three Cambodian women have been charged with violating surrogacy and human trafficking laws after they gave birth to babies they delivered to Chinese nationals in Vietnam...
13:15, 2019-07-19

Baby's First Smart Diaper: Pampers Takes 'Wearables' to a Whole New Level Pampers is the latest company to jump into trendy, wearable devices with a new "connected care system" called Lumi that tracks babies' activity through a sensor that attaches to diapers....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Black Shark 2 Pro Gaming Phone Set to Launch on July 30, Company Reveals Black Shark 2 Pro will be launched on July 30, the company has now revealed via a post on Weibo, and it is hinting that it may be powered by the new Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC....
13:15, 2019-07-19

This Could Be the First Nokia Feature Phone Running Android Nokia feature phones could make a comeback in a big way if this latest leak turns out to be true. A photo of a Nokia-like device running Android has been leaked online....
13:15, 2019-07-19

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

Instagram Will Now Alert Violators Before Deleting Their Accounts Instagram is adding a new warning alert that would show users a history of the posts, comments and stories that could be or has been removed from the platform....
13:15, 2019-07-19

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

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

Caretaker's £100k stress claim after 'rows with super-head caused breakdown' A caretaker who alleges he suffered a breakdown after a personality clash with a headteacher who "turned around" a failing school is claiming £100,000 compensation for work-related stress....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Cellphones and smartphones that no longer exist 24/7 Tempo looked at media reports, product reviews, sales data and company websites to identify popular mobile phones that have been discontinued.       ...
13:30, 2019-07-19

AMD admits its Radeon RX 5700 series price cuts were a trap for Nvidia The fight between AMD and Nvidia for graphics card dominance is certainly getting heated, with AMD admitting that it has weaponized price cuts in a bid to get Nvidia to over-price its graphics cards.You may remember that the AMD Radeon RX 5700 and Radeon RX 5700 XT were unveiled with prices of $379 ...
13:30, 2019-07-19

Wydad Casablanca: Moroccan club appoints Manojlovic as head coach Moroccan champions Wydad Casablanca appoint Serbian Zoran Manojlovic as head coach for the next two seasons, to replace Tunisian veteran Faouzi Benzarti....
13:45, 2019-07-19

Budweiser Brewer to Sell Australian Unit to Japan's Asahi Anheuser-Busch InBev agreed to sell its Australian unit for $11.3 billion, including debt, as it pushes forward with an effort to sell assets and pare debt after pulling an initial public offering of its Asia-Pacific businesses....
14:00, 2019-07-19

Netherlands Was 10 Percent Liable in Srebrenica Deaths, Top Dutch Court Finds The Supreme Court reduced the state’s level of liability for damages in the deaths of 350 men and boys who were ordered out of a peacekeepers’ compound in 1995....
14:00, 2019-07-19

1,000 fantasy football experts just held a draft. Here’s what you can learn. Results from the ninth installment of the Scott Fish Bowl league show that, when it comes to these players, the public is out of step with the fantasy industry's latest thinking....
14:15, 2019-07-19

Mobile Phones a Flight Danger? They Are on These Boeing Jets US government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes....
14:15, 2019-07-19

American Express Revenue, Profit Rise Revenue at American Express was lifted in the latest quarter by higher card-member spending, loans and card fees, though expenses from rewards programs also increased....
14:30, 2019-07-19

Mark Zuckerberg's 'sleep box' invention launches on Kickstarter, raises more than $100,000 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg built his wife, Priscilla Chan, a device he called a “sleep box." Greg Hovannisyan launched a Kickstarter for it.       ...
14:45, 2019-07-19

Autoliv slashes full-year outlook after Q2 profit slide Autoliv said it was stepping up actions to curb costs, which included plans to cut about 5 percent of its workforce and implement a sharper purchasing process. During the quarter, it cut 1,200 jobs....
14:45, 2019-07-19

Google's $10 Stadia Pro plan includes one free game per month During a Reddit "Ask me Anything" session, Director of Product Andrey Doronichev dished some more details about Google's Stadia online gaming service coming in November. Questions covered number of subjects, from social features to technical details......
14:45, 2019-07-19

Japan Fire Killed Mostly Women, at a Studio Known for Hiring Them Kyoto Animation is known for employing more women than most of its competitors do, and that was reflected in the toll from the apparent arson on Thursday....
14:45, 2019-07-19

Ellie Kemper Doesn't Expect The Office Reboot--But Has Another Idea You're not the only one wishing for a reboot of The Office. Ellie Kemper weighed in on whether she thinks one could actually happen on Thursday's episode of Watch What Happens......
15:30, 2019-07-19

Moon buggies and bags of poo: what humans left on the moon After 50 years of exploration, the lunar junkyard holds nearly 200 tonnes of objectsMore than half a century of lunar exploration has left its mark on the moon. What Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin described as the “magnificent desolation” of the relentlessly grey surface is littered with clapped-out robots, sp...
15:30, 2019-07-19

What’s really behind the spread of Lyme disease? Clue: it’s not the Pentagon | Peter Beaumont After my tick bite I realised that the climate crisis was a more likely culprit than any conspiracy theory about weaponisationThe first indication I’d picked up a tick-borne disease three years ago was the excruciating arthritic pain in my feet as I hobbled to a dinner party at a neighbour’s house i...
15:30, 2019-07-19

Hinchcliffe: Low sun in Iowa IndyCar race could be "very dangerous" Last year's Iowa winner James Hinchcliffe says low sun in this weekend's IndyCar race at the oval could prove "dangerous", and that he is "disappointed" with the start time...
15:30, 2019-07-19

|PrinceHarry,DenzelWashingtonandOrlandoBloom-9placesinCapeTownyou'relikelytorunintocelebrities South Africa has established itself as a prime destination for international film productions, making Cape Town a prime location for celebrity spotting....
15:45, 2019-07-19

Iran denies drone was downed, offers inspections to end sanctions IRAN’S DENIAL: Iran is denying the U.S. account of an encounter between a U.S. warship and an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, insisting all of its surveillance drones have returned safely to base. Yesterday President Trump announced that the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer “took defensive...
15:45, 2019-07-19

Kyoto Fire Suspect Was Once Jailed for Armed Robbery A man suspected of starting a fire that killed 33 people at a Kyoto animation studio was once jailed for armed robbery and earlier this week threatened a neighbor with violence, according to the neighbor....
15:45, 2019-07-19

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
16:00, 2019-07-19

Spain struggles to regulate renewable energy gold rush Spanish authorities fear that a speculative rush threatens to hold back the development of renewable energy, saying coveted rights to connect to the national power grid are being secured with the sole aim of selling them on for a profit....
16:00, 2019-07-19

Sweden wants extension of A$AP Rocky's detention despite celebrity protests for his release Prosecutors want U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky to be held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police to finish investigating.        ...
16:00, 2019-07-19

Will there ever be another 300-game winner? Baseball Hall of Fame's standards have changed The bar for a pitcher getting elected into the Hall of Fame has changed over time. Mike Mussina and Roy Halladay have proven that and are both worthy.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Former NHL player Greg Johnson died of apparent suicide, according to report Former NHL player Greg Johnson, who played 14 seasons, died earlier this month in what has been ruled an suicide, police told the Detroit News.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he's better — 'by far' — than LAFC's Carlos Vela As with all good rivalry games, somebody had to add fuel to a fiery LA Galaxy-LAFC matchup. That somebody, of course, was Zlatan Ibrahimovic.       ...
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