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17:33, 2019-08-21

China says it has detained a UK consulate employee An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday....
17:17, 2019-08-21

Trump defies China: $8 billion F-16 fighter jet deal for Taiwan approved The Trump administration has formally approved a major $8 billion arms sale to Taiwan involving 66 new F-16C/D fighter jets, the State Department announced Tuesday, a move that comes amid heightened t...
17:17, 2019-08-21

Who is mystery brunette Prince Andrew waved to from Epstein's mansion? A mystery brunette seen in a video showing Prince Andrew inside convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein's New York mansion is reportedly the socialite daughter of a former Australian prime minister....
17:17, 2019-08-21

Pc Andrew Harper latest: Police officers inundated with thank you gifts from public after tragic death Police officers across the UK have said they have been inundated with gifts from members of the public thanking them for their service following the death of Pc Andrew Harper....
17:17, 2019-08-21

IT director who defrauded celebrity music agency of £360k faces prison An IT director is facing jail after swindling more than £360,000 from an artist management agency which looks after some of classical music's biggest stars....
17:17, 2019-08-21

Ferrari owner who cannot look after his car after being injured on jet steps is awarded £100k A classic car enthusiast who can no longer look after his beloved Ferrari after slipping and falling while getting off an aeroplane has been awarded more than £100,000 in compensation....
17:17, 2019-08-21

London prison sees 50 per cent surge in violence fueled by drugs and gangs A troubled London prison has seen a 50 per cent increase in violence, caused by drugs and gang conflict between "volatile young men", a watchdog warned today....
17:17, 2019-08-21

The Londoner: Parliament given poetry in motions In today's Londoner: Parliament given poetry in motions | Unity is brewing in the Commons | Lena Dunham's has Grand Designs | Jon Sopel floored by Trump...
17:17, 2019-08-21

Labour Party row over all-women MP shortlists as ruling body accused of imposing them on constituencies A row about all-women shortlists has broken out among Labour members after its ruling body was accused of imposing them in constituencies where they are not wanted....
17:17, 2019-08-21

Climate change fears gripping Britain: Poll reveals 85% are worried about warming - the highest figure on record EXCLUSIVE It comes after the hottest July ever around the globe Nearly three-quarters of Britons believe the country is already feeling the effects of climate change...
17:17, 2019-08-21

Angela Merkel absolutely won't give way on backstop, Boris Johnson told as he flies to Berlin Boris Johnson was today warned that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is "absolutely not giving way" on the Irish border backstop as he prepared for his first talks with the European Union's most powerf...
17:17, 2019-08-21

Four teens deny harassing female couple 'by pelting them with coins and demanding they kiss' on London bus Four teenage boys have denied harassing a female couple on the top deck of a London night bus by pelting them with coins and demanding they kiss and perform sex acts for entertainment....
17:17, 2019-08-21

Trump Greenland row: Danish PM 'disappointed and surprised' at president's cancelled visit The Danish prime minister has said she is "disappointed and surprised" that Donald Trump cancelled his planned visit to the country over Copenhagen's refusal to sell Greenland to the US....
17:17, 2019-08-21

From low code and cloud, to AI and encryption: What you do with data needs to be about more than buzzwords Just as every company is now a technology company because you can't be in business without technology, every company is a data company - but most companies don't know about data or what to do with it....
17:17, 2019-08-21

Amazon Music comes to select Garmin music-enabled sports watches Garmin has been expanding music support on its various sports watches and now is the first wearable company to roll out support for Amazon Music. Amazon Prime subscribers can now enjoy music on their ...
17:17, 2019-08-21

Alcatel GO Flip V hands-on: Good call quality, average battery, and basic build It's very satisfying to end a call by flipping the top down on a phone while a large numeric keypad is great for aging eyes. I expected longer battery life and a bit more substantial flip hinge though...
17:17, 2019-08-21

IBM joins Linux Foundation AI to promote open source trusted AI workflows As AI spreads like wildfire through the enterprise, IBM is stepping up efforts to promote open source tools for building fair, robust and explainable AI systems....
17:17, 2019-08-21

These headphones make Apple's AirPods look inhuman A startup called Human Inc. creates wireless over-ear headphones that may look slightly more visually alluring than AirPods. You see, they're just two ear-muffs....
17:17, 2019-08-21

Fearing tobacco's fate, palm oil industry fights back On the morning of Feb. 26, executives from a Washington consultancy presented a strategy paper to some of the most powerful officials in the Malaysian palm oil industry....
17:17, 2019-08-21

India's monsoon rains above average for fourth straight week Monsoon rains in India in the week through Wednesday were above average for a fourth straight week, the weather office said, with floods hitting many districts in the northern parts of the country....
17:17, 2019-08-21

Without evidence, Brazil's Bolsonaro claims NGOs may be burning the Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said, without presenting evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be burning down the Amazon rainforest to bring shame on his government afte...
17:17, 2019-08-21

N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With Trump After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions....
17:17, 2019-08-21

Migrant Families Would Face Indefinite Detention Under New Trump Rule The administration wants to send migrant families caught crossing the border illegally to a family detention center for as long as it takes for their cases to be decided....
17:17, 2019-08-21

Pan American Games Protesters Each Get 12 Months of Probation A letter to the two athletes from Sarah Hirshland, the chief executive of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, seemed to sound an alarm for other competitors considering political stand...
17:17, 2019-08-21

Sean Spicer set to join Dancing with the Stars Trump’s ex-press secretary will feature on the dancing competition alongside James Van Der Beek and Karamo BrownDonald Trump’s former press secretary Sean Spicer will join the cast of Dancing with the...
17:17, 2019-08-21

Dwayne Johnson named highest earning male actor of the year Wrestler turned movie star made $89m in the last 12 months, positioning him above Chris Hemsworth and Robert Downey JrDwayne Johnson has been named Hollywood’s highest paid male actor for the second y...
17:17, 2019-08-21

Guidemaster: The best gaming headsets for your console or gaming rig Enlarge / Just an armful of the gaming headsets we tested. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we'll be serving up extra reviews,...
17:17, 2019-08-21

Intel’s line of notebook CPUs gets more confusing with 14nm Comet Lake The best news about Comet Lake is the high-end 6C/12T i7. [credit: Intel Corporation ] To...
17:17, 2019-08-21

Trump risks reelection crown jewel with economic silliness President Trump's economic record should be the leading selling point in his reelection campaign, but Trump is risking that record with his increasingly erratic calls for populist inflationary policie...
17:17, 2019-08-21

White House whiplash: Trump says he is considering payroll tax cut after spokesman denied it President Trump said he is mulling a cut to payroll taxes to keep the U.S. economy firing, just hours after White house officials denied the idea was under consideration....
17:17, 2019-08-21

High blood pressure in 30s, 40s may increase dementia risk later in life Hypertension in people around age 43, and greater increases in blood pressure between age 36 and 43, had lower brain volume and greater risk for dementia later in life than those without hypertension,...
16:51, 2019-08-21

New Novels and Movies Ask: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Tech? Fictionalized versions of big tech firms are being cast as the villains in a batch of new books and films, playing on fears about the pervasive reach of technology....
16:51, 2019-08-21

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of enhanced privacy CEO Mark Zuckerberg made last year....
16:51, 2019-08-21

Huawei Finance Chief Argues Canada Abused Her Rights Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou argued in court documents that Canadian efforts to extradite her to the U.S. should be stayed because of misconduct by Canadian and U.S. law enforcement....
16:51, 2019-08-21

Gun Sellers Sneak Onto Facebook's Online Marketplace Facebook forbids the private sale of firearms on its Marketplace platform. But sellers are getting around that with a simple ruse: They list gun cases or boxes at inflated prices....
16:51, 2019-08-21

Bo Bichette Vs. Clayton Kershaw Was A Rad Time Last night’s game between the Dodgers and Blue Jays turned into a blowout win for Los Angeles, and a late-August game between one team with a 19-game division lead and another that’s 14 games under ....
16:51, 2019-08-21

Trump critics eye GOP primary race, even if defeating him seems ‘preposterous’ Joe Walsh and Mark Sanford are leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to President Trump, while Jeff Flake is taking recruitment calls and John Kasich plans a visit to New Hampshire....
16:51, 2019-08-21

Trump quotes conspiracy theorist claiming Israelis ‘love him like he is the second coming of God’ In morning tweets, the president shared praise from a conservative radio host who has been leading a movement to convince Jews to leave the Democratic Party and support Trump....
16:51, 2019-08-21

Trump is ramping up his economic double-talk to tamp down recession fears As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump warned about the perils of President Barack Obama’s economic management. Now as president, Trump often fails to heed his own advice....
16:51, 2019-08-21

|SARSplaces'protectmefromyourself'ITheadonprecautionarysuspension The tax agency has placed Mmamathe Makheke-Mokhuane on precautionary suspension pending the finalisation of a disciplinary process related to allegations of misconduct....
16:51, 2019-08-21

|PoorCapeTownhouseholdsspend43%ofincomeontransport–Maycomember Poor households in Cape Town spend about 43% of their income on transport, according to the City’s Mayco member for urban development, Felicity Purchase....
16:51, 2019-08-21

|WATCH:BritishPMsetsthestageforaBrexitshowdown British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has demanded the Irish backstop - an insurance policy for the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland - be removed from any Brexit deal in a four-page letter t...
16:51, 2019-08-21

|Eskom:SAonbrinkofloadshedding An acceleration in economic growth in South Africa could trigger power cuts, with state utility Eskom's fragile generation system unable to respond to increased demand for electricity....
16:51, 2019-08-21

|Black-ownedwines,spiritstogetanEUboost Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni on Tuesday submitted an agreement to Parliament between SA and the European Commission, for the latter to provide €10m towards a "support programme for the transforma...
16:51, 2019-08-21

|MkhwebaneheadstoConCourtoverGordhan,saysruling'createsunbearableconditions' Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has filed an application to the Constitutional Court for leave to appeal a High Court ruling which suspended the implementation of remedial action against Public En...
16:51, 2019-08-21

Henry targets managerial return – ‘I can be a successful coach’ "Thierry Henry will not let the “pain” of his short-lived Monaco stint affect his managerial ambitions, with the former Arsenal player confident he can return to the dugout and become a successful coa...
16:51, 2019-08-21

Trump impeachment push gets important new ally The push to remove the president from office gained momentum on Monday after the No. 4 House Democrat announced support for an impeachment investigation into Donald Trump.Ben Ray Luján, a close...
16:51, 2019-08-21

Democratic leaders assail Trump's apparent reversal on background checks Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are lamenting President Donald Trump's apparent about-face on enhanced backgrounds for firearm sales, with Schumer calling the move "not only disappointing but also hear...
16:51, 2019-08-21

Omar, Tlaib denounce Israel over travel restrictions Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib continued to criticize Israel Monday, slamming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for barring the two lawmakers from visiting last week over their vocal criticism of ...
16:51, 2019-08-21

Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump's reversal Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson is casting major doubt on the prospects of significant gun regulations passing this fall, the latest sign that the effort to pass new firearm laws is star...
16:51, 2019-08-21

Dems accuse DOJ of trying to hobble Congress’ oversight to protect Trump The Justice Department is ignoring centuries of investigations into presidents in an attempt to dramatically curtail Congress’ power to probe President Donald Trump, House Democrats argued Tuesday.In...
16:51, 2019-08-21

Johnson courts Merkel after EU snubs backstop alternatives Boris Johnson will meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon, just a day after she added her voice to EU scepticism about his "alternative arrangements" to the Irish ...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Anonymous “Anonymous Cowards” are, for now, not welcome on Slashdot Enlarge / What's to come of Slashdot's Anonymous Coward feature? It was down, then it came back with a change; will it get changed once more? (credit: Aurich Lawson) On August 9, tech news aggregato...
16:17, 2019-08-21

AT&T brings cable TV prices to online streaming with $135 monthly plan Enlarge / An AT&T store in Chicago. (credit: Getty Images | jetcityimage) AT&T is now charging up to $135 a month for the online video service formerly known as DirecTV Now. DirecTV Now launched in ...
16:17, 2019-08-21

The year-long rash of supply chain attacks against open source is getting worse (credit: Wired UK/Shuttershock) A rash of supply chain attacks hitting open source software over the past year shows few signs of abating, following the discovery this week of two separate backdoors...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Bill Clinton was hitter-friendly ump at charity softball game Former President Bill Clinton’s surprise appearance as a celebrity umpire at the annual Artists and Writers softball game in East Hampton almost played a decisive role in the game’s outcome. The Artis...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Foul play unlikely in death of National Enquirer’s Jerry George: cops A former LA bureau chief of the National Enquirer who spoke openly about the supermarket tabloid’s “catch-and-kill” practices died suddenly on a street in Palm Springs, Calif., in the early hours of A...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Record-breaking 20 qubits entangle to make “Schrödinger’s cat” in the lab Enlarge / In quantum computing, a cat state is a quantum state composed of two diametrically opposed conditions simultaneously. Physicists have succeeded in placing 20 entangled quantum bits in such a...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Your heatwave could be worse because of a drought somewhere else Enlarge / Temperatures during the third week of July, 2019. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) Long-lived heatwaves in the mid-latitudes are typically the result of an atmospheric pattern known as a “...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Oil rise more than 1%, buoyed by US stock drawdown Crude oil futures rose on Wednesday after industry data showed a larger than expected drop in U.S. crude inventories, but gains were capped by lingering worries about a possible global recession....
16:17, 2019-08-21

Bernie Sanders releases plan to double union membership as Democrats fight for labor support Sanders' sweeping proposal would make it easier for workers to join unions and end the so-called right-to-work laws recently favored by the GOP....
16:17, 2019-08-21

El Salvador rape victim accused of abortion cleared in murder retrial A 21-year-old rape victim in El Salvador who was suspected of having an abortion after her baby was found dead in the toilet where she gave birth has been cleared of murder in a case that attracted in...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Italian prime minister resigns as populist leader Salvini demands snap election Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation on Tuesday amid the populist League party’s calls for a no-confidence vote and a snap election....
16:17, 2019-08-21

Russia resumes sharing radiation data following missile explosion, says they're not obliged to do so Russia has resumed sharing data from its radiation monitoring stations in Siberia after some were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range, a nuclear weapons watchdog said Tuesday...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Hong Kong British consulate employee detained in China; officials 'extremely concerned' British officials are “extremely concerned” after a consulate employee in Hong Kong disappeared several days ago after making a business trip to mainland China where he was reportedly detained. ...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Canadian manhunt killers recorded 'last will and testament' on phone before killing themselves A video left on a cellphone may hold the last clues as to why two young men triggered a manhunt across Canada after a string of murders. They later they were found dead in a remote area after taking t...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Connecticut man accused of killing Anguilla hotel worker says he'd 'do it again' The Connecticut man about to stand trial in Anguilla for killing a resort worker maintained Monday that he was defending himself and his daughters from a "crazed and desperate" attacker and said he's ...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Migrants stranded off coast of Italy ‘going mad,’ jump ship in desperate attempt to reach shore Migrants stranded aboard a Spanish rescue ship for 19 days in the Mediterranean Sea have resorted to jumping into the ocean in desperate attempts to swim ashore after Italy’s continued refusal to open...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Albanian PM slams restaurateur after viral video of him punching windshield of Spanish tourists An Albanian restaurant owner was heavily criticized by the country's prime minister as a “barbarian” after a shocking video purportedly showed him clinging to a car and punching through its windshield...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Migrants disembark rescue ship in Italy after 19-day standoff A migrant rescue ship carrying more than 80 people was evacuated near Italy's southernmost Island on Tuesday, ending a 19-day standoff that pushed 15 passengers to jump into the sea to escape deterior...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Iranian supertanker sought by US is leased to Revolutionary Guard in apparent act of defiance: report The Iran-flagged supertanker that left port in Gibraltar has reportedly been leased out to the country's Revolutionary Guards, which is seen as an apparent show of defiance to the U.S. that tried to s...
16:17, 2019-08-21

'Missing' British Hong Kong consulate employee detained in China for violating 'public order': officials The British consulate employee in Hong Kong that was reported missing after making a business trip to mainland China has been detained for 15 days after he allegedly violated public order, Chinese off...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Danish royal family 'surprised,' lawmakers fume as Trump cancels Denmark visit over Greenland The Danish Royal family was “surprised” after President Trump scraped the planned visit to Denmark following Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments that the idea that the U.S. might buy Gr...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Drones increasingly used in Africa to save people's lives, deliver blood samples to labs It is understandable that when people think of drones in Africa, their mind immediately goes to the unmanned aerial vehicles used by the U.S. to track down and kill Islamic militants in Somalia, or fi...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Trump, Maduro confirm 'secret' Venezuela-US talks amid increased pressure on socialist regime President Donald Trump and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro both confirmed that there have been “secret” discussions between the two nations for months now even as the U.S. ramped up economic sanct...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Boris Johnson Needs Help From Trump, but Not Too Much As he undertakes his first foreign trip, Mr. Johnson needs American support for Brexit. But he also needs help from Berlin and Paris, where the president is regarded with suspicion....
16:17, 2019-08-21

Radiation Sensors Went Out in Russia. Official Explanations Changed. Sensors that might have shed light on a mysterious nuclear accident stopped sending data in the days afterward. Technical problems were blamed. Then an official said Russia did not have to share data....
16:17, 2019-08-21

The Antonio Brown Helmet Saga Ends With A Wet Thud I suppose the only way the Antonio Brown Body Issue could wrap up was with him turning into a penitent and eager company man. He fought the law, the law yawned, took its feet off the desk, mixed itsel...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Octavio Dotel, Luis Castillo -- ex-MLB stars -- linked to Dominican Republic drug trafficking ring: reports Former Major League Baseball pitcher Octavio Dotel and infielder Luis Castillo -- each of whom played 15 seasons and won a World Series ring -- were implicated in connection with a major drug ring in ...
16:17, 2019-08-21

US fencer punished for kneeling on podium at Pan Am Games, other athletes warned Two American athletes were given one-year of probation by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) for taking a knee while on the podium at the Pan American Games, letters sent Tuesday reveal...
16:17, 2019-08-21

MLS awards expansion franchise to St. Louis for 2022 debut The prospects of a Major League Soccer franchise ever calling St. Louis home appeared to have died two years ago when voters turned down the use of a business tax to finance a new downtown stadium....
16:17, 2019-08-21

Clemson QB Lawrence leads AP preseason All-America team Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence headlines The Associated Press preseason All-America team, and he has two teammates from the top-ranked Tigers with him on the first team....
16:17, 2019-08-21

Rivalry renewed? Florida, Miami add to once-heated series Even though his father played at Miami and his older brother at Florida, Marco Wilson has little knowledge of the once-heated rivalry involving the two Sunshine State teams....
16:17, 2019-08-21

Report: Beckham stadium site has unsafe arsenic levels An environmental report poses a new problem for the proposed site of David Beckham's Major League Soccer stadium in Miami: Tests show the soil is far more toxic than expected....
16:17, 2019-08-21

Oklahoma QB Hurts barely edges out Mordecai, Rattler for job Jalen Hurts' rise to the starting quarterback position at Oklahoma wasn't a foregone conclusion, despite his wealth of championship experience at Alabama....
16:17, 2019-08-21

Carli Lloyd kicks 55-yard field goal, Hall of Famer says NFL should give her ‘honest’ tryout Fresh off a Women’s World Cup title, U.S. soccer star Carli Lloyd appeared at a joint practice session between the Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens. She wowed them with her kick....
16:17, 2019-08-21

Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores plays several Jay-Z songs at practice after Kenny Stills remarks A day after Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills expressed his frustrations with the new partnership between the NFL and Jay-Z, coach Brian Flores appeared to make a not-so-subtle statement....
16:17, 2019-08-21

Colin Kaepernick reveals 2015 police-involved shooting launched social justice activism Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick revealed in an interview published Tuesday that his desire to start raising awareness about perceived social injustice began in 2015....
16:17, 2019-08-21

Italian Government Collapses, Setting Up a Power Struggle The economically fragile country plunged into deeper political turmoil amid a scramble to form a new governing coalition or hold snap elections that far-right populists would likely win....
16:17, 2019-08-21

White House Cancels Trump's Visit to Denmark After Greenland Flap The White House canceled the president’s planned visit to Denmark after the prime minister said she wouldn’t entertain President Trump’s proposal to purchase Greenland from the Scandinavian nation....
16:17, 2019-08-21

Australia to Join Effort to Protect Shipping in Strait of Hormuz The decision to join a U.S.-led coalition protecting oil tankers and cargo ships from attacks by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz bolsters Washington’s efforts to increase international pressure on Tehran...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Cardinal George Pell Loses Appeal of Conviction A panel of Australian judges ruled 2-1 to uphold Cardinal George Pell’s conviction for assaulting two young choir boys inside a cathedral that was the center of his diocese in the late 1990s....
16:17, 2019-08-21

Young Northern Irelanders Worry Bloody Past Could Return After Brexit As the prospect of Britain abruptly leaving the European Union with no deal becomes more likely, a younger generation that escaped the violence in Northern Ireland see a physical border as divisive an...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Italian politicians try to keep election, Salvini, at bay Some Italian political leaders are trying for a deal that could keep at bay elections and Matteo Salvini, the right-wing leader who’s rising in popularity...
15:51, 2019-08-21

The Latest: Danish PM ‘disappointed and surprised’ by Trump Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she is “disappointed and surprised” by U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel his visit to Denmark after she said she rejected suggestions of sel...
15:51, 2019-08-21

South African court restricts displays of apartheid-era flag South Africa’s Equality Court has restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Dutch man suspected of illegally exporting garbage Dutch authorities have searched two properties and seized a company’s business documentation in an investigation into the alleged illegal export of 12,000 metric tons of garbage...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Hong Kong protesters mark brutal mob attack with sit-in Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters have held a sit-in at a suburban train station to mark a month since a violent attack there by masked assailants on supporters of the anti-government movement...
15:51, 2019-08-21

As U.S. nears a deal with the Taliban, another major threat looms: ISIS There are widespread concerns that Taliban defectors will join the more ruthless Islamic State if Taliban leaders in Afghanistan make a deal with U.S. officials....
15:51, 2019-08-21

Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of the short-term impact on US economy President Donald Trump said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
15:51, 2019-08-21

Target CEO: The US trade war creates 'uncertainty' and 'complexity' Target CEO Brian Cornell says he's encouraged by Trump's decision to postpone some consumer-oriented tariffs that were supposed to start Sept. 1....
15:51, 2019-08-21

SiriusXM's new $4 monthly student plan lets you stream hundreds of channels and Pandora College students get a deal with satellite radio service SiriusXM's first subscription for students. The $4 plan compares to $12. 99 standard cost.       ...
15:51, 2019-08-21

These delivery robots are going to college These autonomous robots put the special in special delivery and you might see them on a college campus near you!       ...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Kids are dying in hot cars at an alarming rate. The NHTSA is tweeting to raise awareness Hot car deaths hit 35 already this year. A push is on for Congress to mandate a technological fix. NHTSA took to Twitter Tuesday to raise awareness.       ...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Thank millennials for this: smaller restaurants in your future Future restaurants will be smaller, and "ghost" kitchens will be more common, to handle the onslaught of online orders from mobile apps, say experts.       ...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Sites like Facebook, Google and Twitter allowed white supremacists to flourish. Now what? For years, social media fostered the rise of white nationalism by giving young white males places to freely spew hate. Tech companies have been slow to act.       ...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Answers After Chinese Authorities Detain a British Consulate Staffer Protesters gathered outside the British consulate in Hong Kong Wednesday evening to voice shock and dismay at the detention of a consulate staff member by mainland Chinese authorities. Geng Shuang, a ...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Almost done with the excessive heat! TUCSON – One more excessively hot afternoon and then we cool down this weekend!  Today: Another scorcher! Highs near record (10%)! High: 109° (108° 1930) Tonight: Partly cloudy and warm. Low: 7...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Tawnya Tretschok named Santa Cruz Valley Physician Group CEO Santa Cruz Valley Regional Hospital announced Tuesday that Tawnya Tretschok has been named Chief Executive Officer of the hospital’s Santa Cruz Valley Physician Group. She will manage the Santa Cruz V...
15:51, 2019-08-21

'America's Got Talent': Comedian Ryan Niemiller snaps Simon Cowell's brutal mean streak Simon Cowell lived up to his grouchy reputation during Tuesday's episode of "America's Got Talent" by slamming many acts for not upping the ante.        ...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Pose's second season finale serves romance, drama, and spectacle Pose’s triumphant finale doesn’t tie up all the storylines from its second season (hello, does Elektra still have a dissolved body in her closet?), but it hits all the right emotional beats for the sh...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Marc Maron has some thoughts about newbie Conan O'Brien being named a podcasting pioneer Look, Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend is a really good podcast, okay? All 30-plus episodes of the late-night legend’s first foray into the “no makeup, no hair” world of online celebrity chit-chat are gen...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Stan by your man: 15 depictions of obsessive fandom The third single from The Marshall Mathers LP earned Eminem some of the highest praise of his career, but back when “Stan” was grabbing VMA nominations and giving a three-year-old Dido single a piggyb...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Boris Johnson's latest Brexit move looks doomed already Boris Johnson has embarked on his first foreign trip as British Prime Minister, as part of his attempt to make the European Union shift its position on Brexit....
15:17, 2019-08-21

JetBlue logo added to iconic Queens Pepsi sign — and New Yorkers are pissed Drink it in, New Yorkers. For the first time ever, the iconic Pepsi-Cola sign that sits along the East River in Queens — an official city landmark — has been changed to promote a new partn...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Two men fatally shot in front of Coney Island home: cops A gunman fatally blasted two men in front of a Coney Island house on Tuesday night, police said. The suspect opened fire after a fight on West 19th Street near Neptune Avenue soon after 10 p.m., cops ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of U.K.’s Hong Kong Consulate The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong....
15:17, 2019-08-21

Best Buy deliveryman set elderly woman on fire and beat her to death: cops A Best Buy deliveryman allegedly doused a woman with a liquid chemical and beat her to death after installing her washer and dryer in Florida, cops said. Jorge Luis Depre Lachazo, 21, arrived at the B...
15:17, 2019-08-21

China says it detained British Consulate staffer for violating public order A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in the Chinese border city of Shenzhen for violating a law on public order, Beijing acknowledged Wednesday. Simon Cheng was sl...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Danish royal palace ‘surprised’ by cancellation of Trump’s Denmark trip The cancellation of President Trump’s visit to Denmark came as “a surprise” to the Danish royal palace, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. Trump nixed the trip after Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen...
15:17, 2019-08-21

MIT director resigns over university’s ties to Jeffrey Epstein A director at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s prestigious Media Lab is resigning — because he’s “ashamed” over the research center’s link to Jeffrey Epstein...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Boris Johnson’s girlfriend denied entry to US after Somaliland visit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s gal pal Carrie Symonds has been barred from entering the US on business — apparently because of her trip to Somaliland last year, according to a report. Sy...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Prince Andrew flew on Jeffrey Epstein’s private jet with teen ‘sex slave’: pilot Prince Andrew flew on Jeffrey Epstein’s private jet — twice on flights with the disgraced money manager’s alleged 17-year-old sex slave Virginia Roberts, the pilot claimed, according to a new re...
15:17, 2019-08-21

China may need more than a new interest rate to stimulate its economy Analysts generally doubt how effective the People Bank of China's latest interest rate announcement will be in significantly helping businesses grow....
15:17, 2019-08-21

UK tech firms secure record £5.5bn foreign investment Investors ploughed $6.7bn (£5.5bn) into the UK tech sector in the first seven months of the year, more than the whole of 2018, according to figures from the government's digital economy council....
15:17, 2019-08-21

Worse than expected public finances give chancellor headache Britain posted a much smaller than expected budget surplus last month delivering a headache for new Chancellor Sajid Javid as the government promises to boost spending ahead of Brexit....
15:17, 2019-08-21

HS2 rail link could be terminated as review announced The future of HS2 has been thrown into doubt after it was revealed that an independent review will consider whether and how the £55bn project should continue....
15:17, 2019-08-21

Facebook Privately Admitted Failure in Vetting the Author of Its 'Anti-Conservative' Audit Facebook on Tuesday released the initial report prepared by its external auditor concerning the rampant speculation about anti-conservative bias at the company. More than a year ago, however, company ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

It Could Crack 120 Degrees in Death Valley as Extreme Heat Roasts Much of the U.S. Death Valley is no stranger to scorching temperatures, but the heat gripping the park and surrounding area still stands out for its intensity and scope. The park is expected to see temperatures climb ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Woman Finds 3.72-Carat Yellow Diamond While Watching YouTube Video on How to Find Diamonds A Texas woman on a first-time visit to Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park says she discovered a nearly 4-carat yellow diamond—while watching a YouTube video about how to find the precious gemston...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Shit Show at the Fuck Factory Security breaches on widely used anonymous communities online threaten to out some of our most personal past-times, especially when those data leaks occur on platforms dedicated to user-created porn. ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

A New Experiment Narrows Potential Properties of Dark Energy Particle An experiment in the United Kingdom has failed to find evidence of a particle meant to explain most of the universe’s mass. But the search isn’t over.Read more......
15:17, 2019-08-21

Despite Child Flu Deaths, U.S. Government Refuses to Vaccinate Children Detained in Border Camps Families detained along the U.S.-Mexico border in cramped holding centers are being left completely vulnerable to the flu, CNBC reported Thursday. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is currently not ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Typing on the iPhone Sounds Amazing With the Original Mac Keyboard Attached One of the new features that will arrive with iOS 13 next month is support for a mouse. It should help push the iPad closer to being a true laptop replacement for many users, but YouTuber Napabar foun...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Facebook Begins Rolling Out New Tool to See Which of Its Data Pals Are Monitoring You As Facebook works to undo the damage of years of user data scandals—ostensibly with an overhauled focus on “privacy,” or something—part of that effort has involved rolling out features geared at great...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Walmart Sues Tesla, Alleging Faulty Solar Panels Started Multiple Fires on Store Rooftops In a new blow to floundering Tesla subsidiary SolarCity, Walmart is taking the renewable energy company to court, alleging hardware it installed on the roofs of some stores led to fires at least seven...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Air Pollution From Cars Linked to Degenerative Eye Disease The effects of pollution on human health are often subtle yet wide-reaching. Case in point, a new study out Tuesday seems to show that heavy exposure to certain automobile fumes can raise the risk of ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Lana Wachowski Is Helming The Matrix 4, With Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss Returning Time to grab your pleather pants and hack into some robots, because The Matrix is back, baby. Variety has revealed that The Matrix co-creator Lana Wachowski will write and direct a fourth film in the ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

MoviePass Apparently Left 58,000 Customer Records Exposed on a Public Server Ticketing app and ongoing shitshow MoviePass has been burning through whatever could possibly remain of its finances at an incredible rate—when last the imploding startup was in the news, it was becau...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Damn, No Greenland President Deals is up to it again! Over the past week, word got out that the White House has been exploring some kind of arrangement to buy the autonomous Danish territory of Greenland—which in additi...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Netflix's The I-Land Trailer Conjures Up the Scariest Thing of All...the Fyre Festival? Netflix has released the first glimpse at The I-Land with a teaser clearly designed to rip on the announcement trailer for the failed Fyre Festival—even though the limited series doesn’t look to be ab...
15:17, 2019-08-21

YouTube Concedes Robot Fight Videos Are Not Actually Animal Cruelty After Removing Them by Mistake Google subsidiary YouTube has admitted that it made a mistake when, citing its policies against “deliberate infliction of animal suffering” such as “dog fighting and cock fighting,” it removed several...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Ted Cruz Predicted in 2016 That Donald Trump Would Nuke Denmark If the 'Twitterer in Chief' Became President President Donald Trump announced last night that he’s postponing a trip to Denmark next month because the Prime Minister of that country wasn’t interested in selling him Greenland. The president’s dec...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Smoke Has Blotted Out the Sun in São Paulo as the Amazon Burns What began as a “day of fire” a week and a half ago has now turned daytime skies in São Paulo an inky black. The Amazon has been in deep, deep trouble ever since far-right president Jair Bolsnaro took...
15:17, 2019-08-21

MSI's Prestige Laptops Bring Gaming Performance and Expertise to a Broader Audience For most people, MSI is synonymous with big, powerful gaming laptops. But thanks to the number of aspiring video editors, 3D pros, and other digital artists, there’s a growing demand for systems with ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Intel's 10th Generation Is Confusing as Hell Today Intel announced its new line up of 10th generation U- and Y-series CPUs. This is exciting stuff! Wait. Didn’t Intel already announce its new line up of 10th generation U- and Y-series CPUs in Ma...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Asia trades lower as markets look to central banks for guidance Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver his annual speech on Friday at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium, where he's expected to provide more clarity on the Fed's future i...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Central banks in Asia are cutting rates to prop up their economies — but that may not be enough "I think (rate cuts) will help, but whether they're going to be sufficient to counter the negative trade pressures and global growth slowdown and impact is debatable," one strategist told CNBC....
15:17, 2019-08-21

Art, Exercise or a Nap? All Could Be Yours During a Long Layover Eager to lure travelers, U.S. airports are increasing amenities to include culture, fitness and even the opportunity to commune with a little nature....
15:17, 2019-08-21

Danish Royal Palace ‘Surprised’ by Trump Snub, After President Cancels State Visit on Twitter (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a visit to Denmark next month after the prime minister described his plan to buy Greenland as “absurd” ...
14:51, 2019-08-21

BTCC to trial reversed pit garage set-up for fans at Silverstone The British Touring Car Championship will trial reversed pit garage access next month at Silverstone to increase fan access ahead of a possible part-time 2020 introduction...
14:51, 2019-08-21

Ricciardo: Renault needs "bigger steps" for podiums in F1 2020 Daniel Ricciardo believes the Renault Formula 1 team will need to make "bigger steps" with its car if it is to reach its target of challenging for podiums in 2020...
14:51, 2019-08-21

Why Red Bull's pre-Austrian GP update was so "crucial" Red Bull's form was transformed by changes to its Formula 1 car and Honda's engine that meant it "all came together" ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix...
14:51, 2019-08-21

RLLR defends Sato's actions before massive IndyCar Pocono crash The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing IndyCar team has defended its driver Takuma Sato over his part in the five-car opening lap crash at Pocono last weekend...
14:51, 2019-08-21

Citroen targets Rally Germany win for Ogier with engine upgrade Citroen is hopeful that an engine upgrade and a better understanding of its asphalt performance will give Sebastien Ogier the chance to fight for victory on Rally Germany...
14:51, 2019-08-21

'Struggles in turbulent air' caused BMW's BTCC form dip - Jordan British Touring Car Championship driver Andrew Jordan has blamed 'struggles in turbulent air' for his and points-leading team-mate Colin Turkington's sudden drop off in results at Thruxton last weeken...
14:51, 2019-08-21

Video: How 'outstanding' Raikkonen justified his place in F1 again Kimi Raikkonen is enjoying a strong Formula 1 season with the Alfa Romeo squad previously known as Sauber, with which the 2007 world champion made his '01 grand prix debut...
14:51, 2019-08-21

Sainz: Simulators will reduce impact of F1 testing cut McLaren driver Carlos Sainz Jr believes simulators are now advanced enough to mitigate the impact of any testing cuts as Formula 1 moves towards a record 22-race calendar for 2020...
14:51, 2019-08-21

India's Largest Biscuit-Maker Parle May Fire Up To 10,000 Amid Slowdown The news comes as a slowdown in Asia's third-largest economy has hit demand for everything from automobiles to retail products, forcing companies to curtail production and recruitment, while raising.....
14:51, 2019-08-21

Government Has Not Set A Deadline To Launch Electric Vehicles: Report The country's auto industry has been caught in the middle of slowing economic growth that has led to a slump in demand for vehicles, forced plant shutdowns and large layoffs....
14:51, 2019-08-21

NSE Revises Criteria For Inclusion Of Stocks In Nifty Indices The revision will come into effect from the forthcoming review of equity indices. The changes in the eligibility criteria have been made after a review by the Index Maintenance Sub-Committee of NSE......
14:51, 2019-08-21

Amazon, Taking On Walmart in India, Opens Largest Campus In Hyderabad Built in Hyderabad over three years, the new campus is Amazon's first owned building outside of the United States, spans 1.8 million square feet of office space and will accommodate 15,000 workers....
14:51, 2019-08-21

Latest Interest Rates Charged By SBI On Loans, Other Details State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, has announced a slew of offers across different loan categories such as car loans, personal loans, education loans and home loans. The bank......
14:51, 2019-08-21

Gold Prices At An All-Time High On Increased Demand: 10 Points Rising for second day in a row, gold prices registered a new record high on Wednesday. Gold prices rose by Rs 50 to hit an all-time high of Rs 38,820 per 10 gram in Delhi, news agency Press Trust of.....
14:51, 2019-08-21

Alyssa Milano reveals she had 2 abortions in 1993, 'wasn't equipped to be a mother' Alyssa Milano revealed she had two abortions in 1993. Milano said she was taking birth control at the time and "not ready to be a parent."        ...
14:51, 2019-08-21

Jim Carrey skewers Donald Trump as 'Charlotte's Web'-style pig See Jim Carrey's latest controversial political drawing: a "Charlotte's Web" inspired rendering of Trump as a "disgusting pig."        ...
14:51, 2019-08-21

Judge to rule on tossing lawsuit against Jussie Smollett in October A federal judge says she’ll rule on Jussie Smollett's request to toss the city of Chicago's lawsuit against him in October.        ...
14:51, 2019-08-21

'Grey's Anatomy' star Patrick Dempsey's kids 'make fun' of him for heartthrob reputation According to "Grey's Anatomy" star Patrick Dempsey, being a Hollywood Hunk doesn't make you cool to your kids.        ...
14:51, 2019-08-21

Remember Frances McDormand's 'stolen' Oscar? Now charges are dropped against accused thief The charges against a man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar statuette were dropped, but no one is explaining why.        ...
14:51, 2019-08-21

Larry King files for divorce from his seventh wife, Shawn, after 22 years of marriage Larry King filed paperwork in Los Angeles Superior Court Tuesday to end his 22-year marriage to actress Shawn King, his seventh wife.        ...
14:51, 2019-08-21

Heather Locklear says she's 'so grateful' to be sober ahead of 30-day treatment program Heather Locklear shared her first Instagram post since pleading no contest last week to eight misdemeanor charges of battery and resisting officers.        ...
14:51, 2019-08-21

'Family first': Kirk Douglas, 102, poses for sweet family photo featuring four generations The Douglas family photo includes Kirk, his wife, Anne, son Michael, daughter-in-law Catherine Zeta-Jones, his grandchildren and great-grandchild.        ...
14:51, 2019-08-21

First look photo: See Johnny Flynn as a young David Bowie in origin story 'Stardust' David Bowie's origin story is heading to the big screen in "Stardust." Bowie's son, Duncan Jones, says the family is not on board.        ...
14:51, 2019-08-21

Larry King files for divorce from seventh wife Shawn after 22-year marriage Larry King filed for divorce from his seventh wife, actress Shawn King, after 22 years of marriage. They share two kids together, Chance and Cannon.        ...
14:51, 2019-08-21

Operation Triple Beam removes 355 violent criminals from Missouri streets Missouri and federal law enforcement agents arrested hundreds of repeat offenders during a U.S. Marshals' operation aimed at removing violent criminals from Kansas City streets, authorities said....
14:51, 2019-08-21

3 women file new civil suits against Epstein estate Three women have filed three new lawsuits against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, detailing more incidents of sex trafficking -- for which he was jailed and why officials believe he ultimately killed h...
14:51, 2019-08-21

Derogatory student loan debt is growing at 'stunning' pace, Fed report says The total amount of household debt in the United States has grown for the 20th consecutive quarter and student loans have become the most prevalent type of "severely derogatory" debt, new statistics s...
14:17, 2019-08-21

President Donald Trump cancels Denmark visit because it won't sell Greenland President Donald Trump has postponed a trip to Denmark to meet with its prime minister, apparently because the Danish government won't sell Greenland to the United States....
14:17, 2019-08-21

Lowe's beats quarterly same-store sales estimates Lowe's Cos Inc beat same-store sales estimates on Wednesday, as the home improvement chain stocked more equipment geared towards pulling high-spending customers....
14:17, 2019-08-21

Apple plans to tap China's BOE Technology for advanced iPhone screens-Nikkei Apple Inc is in the final stages of certifying advanced screens from Chinese display maker BOE Technology Group Co Ltd for its iPhones, as it attempts to reduce reliance on Samsung Electronics, the Ni...
14:17, 2019-08-21

UPDATE 1-Royal Bank of Canada profit misses on weak equity trading Royal Bank of Canada missed analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday as equity trading weakened and it kept aside more funds to cover bad loans....
14:17, 2019-08-21

Pembina to buy Kinder Morgan Canada, part of Cochin pipeline for C$4.35 bln Pembina Pipeline Corp said on Wednesday it would buy Kinder Morgan Canada and the U.S. part of the Cochin Pipeline system for C$4.35 billion ($3.27 billion)....
14:17, 2019-08-21

Russia's Rosneft to switch to euros in oil products tenders - traders Russia's Rosneft, one of the world's top oil producers and exporters, has notified customers that future tender contracts for oil products will be denominated in euros not dollars as early as this yea...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Indonesian VC fund, backed by co-founders of Alibaba, Facebook, raises $75 mln Jakarta-based venture capital firm East Ventures said on Wednesday it raised $75 million for its sixth fund, backed by prominent Asian businessmen, to invest in early-stage startups in Southeast Asia'...
14:17, 2019-08-21

UPDATE 1-Pembina to buy Kinder Morgan Canada, U.S. part of Cochin pipeline for C$4.35 bln Canadian pipeline operator Pembina Pipeline Corp said on Wednesday it would buy smaller rival Kinder Morgan Canada in a transaction that values it at about C$2.3 billion ($1.73 billion), as deals in ...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Plastics maker Indorama commits $1.5 bln to recycling Thai chemicals company Indorama Ventures has committed $1.5 billion of investment in recycling as consumers become more aware of the environmental impact of single-use plastic and regulators push for ...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Google, Mozilla block Kazakh surveillance moves Alphabet Inc's Google and Firefox browser maker Mozilla took action on Wednesday to block the Kazakhstan government from creating an internet surveillance system using their respective browsers....
14:17, 2019-08-21

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures inch up on higher oil prices Futures for Canada's main stock index edged higher on Wednesday, as oil prices rose after industry data showed a larger-than-expected drop in U.S. crude inventories....
14:17, 2019-08-21

US STOCKS-Futures gain on upbeat Target, Lowe's earnings; Fed minutes eyed U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday as upbeat earnings reports from retailers Lowe's and Target reflected robust consumer demand, helping ease some concerns around slowing economic growth....
14:17, 2019-08-21

EU antitrust regulators raise concerns about Facebook's Libra currency -sources EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive constraints, people familiar with the matter said on W...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Tottenham Hotspur plans to refinance stadium debt -source Tottenham Hotspur Football Club plans to refinance about 400 million pounds ($485 million) of its stadium debt through bonds issued via a private placement arranged by Bank of America Merrill Lynch (B...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Osram to clear way for AMS takeover offer tonight -sources Osram will most likely waive an agreement that currently prevents AMS from making a takeover bid, paving the way for the Austrian group to enter the ring against finance investors Bain Capital and Car...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Pumpkin Spice Season Is Here! 13 Products to Fall For 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......
14:17, 2019-08-21

Here's how flattening interest rates are affecting the housing market George Ratiu, senior economist for realtor.com, and Bess Freedman, and CEO of Brown Harris Stevens, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the latest mortgage app data and the health of the housing market....
14:17, 2019-08-21

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin now holds 70% of the total crypto market share’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the p...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Xiaomi’s Android One-based Mi A3 lands in India with 3 cameras, $182 price tag Xiaomi launched the Mi A3, its third-gen Android One phone, in India today. The phone, which launched in Spain last month, has a triple-camera setup with a 48-megapixel main sensor, and an in-screen f...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry fell for an old-school Instagram hoax You know, in many respects, I admire former Texas Governor Rick Perry. He’s accomplished so much, despite clearly being an absolute fucking moron that, in Europe, wouldn’t be trusted with a pair of sa...
14:17, 2019-08-21

3 reasons why startup investments in Europe need a serious shake-up For the past twelve years, my work has been either to find startups to invest in, or find investment for startups that need funding. It has never been an easy game, no matter which side — the VC fund ...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Mmm, the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom (with its pizza-slice selfie camera) is a tasty treat These days, you can get some brilliant phones just a couple of steps below flagship devices. Phones that are worth giving a try if you’re a frequent phone swapper. Phones like the $750 Oppo Reno 10x Z...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Fotor Online Pro is the Photoshop-alternative you’ve been looking for Photoshop's price leaves plenty of room for smart providers to offer similar image editing software with comparable features for a much lower total. Case in point, Fotor Online, who are offering a lif...
14:17, 2019-08-21

England star Mako Vunipola not taking second World Cup for granted after cousin Taulupe Faletau ruled out Mako Vunipola is extra appreciative of being able to play at the World Cup after witnessing his cousin, Wales No8 Toby Faletau, go through the pain of missing out....
14:17, 2019-08-21

Ian Holloway demands Brexit to stop 'European Union changing football' after new handball rules Ian Holloway has bizarrely claimed that Brexit must be pushed through to stop the European Union "telling us what to do" over new handball rules in the Premier League....
14:17, 2019-08-21

VAR replays could be shown to fans inside football stadiums in future, says Neil Swarbrick Neil Swarbrick, the retired top-flight referee now in charge of implementing VAR in the Premier League, admits that replays could be shown to fans inside stadiums in the future....
14:17, 2019-08-21

Crystal Palace defender Gary Cahill ready for debut as tough Man Utd trip looms Gary Cahill is 'more than ready' to make his Crystal Palace debut at Manchester United as the Eagles head to Old Trafford looking for their first win of the season....
14:17, 2019-08-21

Why football needs a united front to tackle online abuse of players Social media regulation is a societal problem which far transcends football. Those who view Twitter, Facebook and the like as frivolous digital hobbies ignore the central and formative place they occu...
14:17, 2019-08-21

England reveal 2020 summer schedule with The Oval set to host first Test against West Indies England have revealed their men's international schedule for next summer, with the Kia Oval hosting the opening Test of the year, not the last as it normally does....
14:17, 2019-08-21

Man Who Claimed Trump Would Start a ‘Racial War and Crusade’ Is Arrested The arrest was the latest example in a spate of what the authorities say are violent threats of domestic extremism, which have received renewed attention after mass shootings....
14:17, 2019-08-21

N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With the President After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions....
14:17, 2019-08-21

The Big Business of Scavenging in Postindustrial America The U.S. produces more garbage than any other nation in the world per capita. Here’s how scrappers are turning that waste into a $32 billion business....
14:17, 2019-08-21

Former V.A. Doctor Charged in Deaths of 3 Veterans Prosecutors said that Robert Morris Levy was responsible for the deaths through incorrect and misleading diagnoses and that he had used a mind-altering substance while working....
14:17, 2019-08-21

Guidemaster: The best Nintendo Switch accessories you can buy in 2019 Enlarge / You can do a lot with this little guy. (credit: Jeff Dunn) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we'll be serving up extra reviews, guides, interviews,...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Remembering the best shareware-era DOS games that time forgot Enlarge / A DOS prompt. Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we'll be serving up extra reviews, guides, interviews, and other stories all about gaming from Aug...
14:17, 2019-08-21

The best photography from Cortona on the Move festival 2019 – in pictures The relationship between humans and the landscape is the theme of Italy’s leading contemporary photography festival. Now in its ninth year, Cortona on the Move brings together photographers from aroun...
14:17, 2019-08-21

How to cook the perfect pavlova – recipe | Felicity Cloake This classic dessert adapts to whatever you fancy – fresh fruit, yoghurt, whipped cream or even coffee on your meringueStalwart of a thousand summer lunch parties, the pavlova, a magnificent billowing...
14:17, 2019-08-21

The new rules of socks: novelty ones are out – but yes you can wear them with sandals Socks are the new fashion statement, but are white ones in? Is cotton best? And should they always be pulled up? Here is the long and short of itYou may have noticed that socks aren’t what they used t...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Bitter leaves: tobacco's devastating global legacy A new book by Rocco Rorandelli, Bitter Leaves, explores the environmental, health and social impacts of the tobacco cycle, from seed to sale“With a long history of denying the health risks of smoking ...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Turkfest: Ireland's little festival with a big heart – a photo essay Every summer, the population of Inishturk, an island off Ireland’s west coast, swells to five times its normal size – when it opens its doors to 200 Turkfest revellersInishturk is an island nine miles...
14:17, 2019-08-21

'We feel helpless': Hong Kong family voice fears for detained UK consulate worker Rally to be held in Hong Kong after news of Simon Cheng’s detention on mainland ChinaThe family of a UK consulate worker detained in mainland China during a trip from Hong Kong nearly two weeks ago ha...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Rights activist survives petrol bomb attack on his home in Malawi Bombing believed to be linked to Timothy Mtambo’s role at forefront of mass protests over alleged rigging of electionsThe home of a leading human rights activist in Malawi has been petrol bombed in wh...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Edinburgh fringe 'must do more' to tackle sexual harassment Call comes as Equity union is inundated with complaints from acts appearing at festivalThe Edinburgh festival fringe has an “appalling” record of sexual harassment and assault, according to a leading ...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Kashmir: suspected militant killed in Indian security operation Incident is believed to be first clash with insurgents since revocation of special statusA suspected militant and a police officer have been killed in a gun battle in Indian-administered Kashmir in wh...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Brexit: Boris Johnson prepares to visit Berlin as minister struggles to defend his 'collaboration' jibe - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 1.03pm BST Boris Johnson has been making a series of election-style announcements since he became prime minister, and Number 10 must...
14:17, 2019-08-21

US briefing: Trump's antisemitic trope, mass shootings and Venezuela Wednesday’s top story: president accuses Jewish Democrats of ‘disloyalty’. Plus, inside the Mississippi prison known as ‘gangland’Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Angel Has Fallen review – Gerard Butler's pyrotechnics fizzle out In the latest overblown and underpowered instalment of the Fallen franchise, Butler’s beleaguered secret service agent goes on the run after being framed, seeking out estranged and unintelligible dad ...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Sebastian Maniscalco: the record-breaking comic who impressed Scorsese The world’s fifth highest-earning comedian talks about going from serving Robert De Niro drinks to co-starring with him on screenIt’s an early Thursday morning in Los Angeles and Sebastian Maniscalco ...
14:17, 2019-08-21

For sale: Jack Nicholson's Shining axe and Samuel L Jackson's lightsaber Film fanatics have a chance to buy up pieces of Hollywood history as memorabilia from blockbuster movies goes under the hammerFilm fans will be able to acquire pieces of Hollywood history as memorabil...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Chillwave: a momentary microgenre that ushered in the age of nostalgia In a summer riven by financial meltdown, a niche trend for lo-fi retro pop couldn’t have seemed more trivial. Yet it was the first sign of a generation fleeing into past to escape a bleak futureWhen I...
14:17, 2019-08-21

MLS and Antifa: America's top flight grapples with political signage ban The lone major North American sports league to ban political statements inside stadiums is finding enforcement isn’t so simpleIf you’ve attended a Major League Soccer match at some point over the past...
14:17, 2019-08-21

So we’d be happier as empty-nester parents? That’s rubbish | Simon Hattenstone My children are adults, and the house is buzzing with life. Even thinking of them leaving fills me with a sense of lossChristoph Becker and his colleagues at Heidelberg University in Germany have disc...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Ignore the sneering: young people’s rage is an age-old sign of failed politics | Fiona Sturges Like the rockers and ravers before them, this generation treats the choices of their elders with alarmIn the documentary Everybody in the Place, the Turner prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller delivers ...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Just as in 1914, the Brexit buildup is making calamity feel inevitable | Rafael Behr The Damascene moment remainers hoped for shows no sign of coming, and disaster feels all too predictableThe historian AJP Taylor argued that Europe was plunged into the first world war by the inexorab...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Yes, contemporary capitalism can be compatible with liberal democracy | William Arthur Galston Changes in capitalism’s structure have moved faster than the policies required to domesticate them, and liberal democratic governments are scrambling to catch upIs contemporary capitalism compatible w...
14:17, 2019-08-21

How often do Americans change their underwear? The statistics stink | Arwa Mahdawi The latest findings may appear disgusting at first glance (or sniff). But it’s ‘advertistics’ such as this that are the real problemAmericans are disgusting. Actually, let me rephrase that: 45% of Ame...
14:17, 2019-08-21

America faces a colossal college dropout problem. Here's what to do about it | David Kirp Foster kids are often consigned to remedial classes because of weak preparation, reducing their chances of graduating – but some schools are rewriting this scriptThis is a bad news, good news story.Th...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Spider-Man out of Marvel Cinematic Universe after Disney split with Sony Sony expresses disappointment over push by Disney – the parent company of Marvel – for greater shareSony Pictures, the studio that owns the rights to comic book character Spider-Man, has spoken out ab...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Blow to 10,000-hour rule as study finds practice doesn't always make perfect Research of violinists undermines popular idea as average players practise more than best onesWith blatant disregard for the public benefits of motivational idioms, researchers have concluded that pra...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Succession's Kieran Culkin on villainy, Home Alone – and Michael Jackson The former child star is having a ball as foul-mouthed Roman Roy in HBO’s compulsive dynasty drama. So why did it take him 29 years to enjoy his job? ‘I’m enjoying the fuck out of my job!” Kieran Culk...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Beatings, murders and prisoners set on fire: inside the prison called 'gangland' Inmates report gangs enforce the rules at South Mississippi Correctional Institution, where violence is surging and ‘horrific’ attacks leave ‘no doubt the prison is unsafe’Jeffery Wilemon clutched his...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Shock! Horror! Do you know how much time you spend on your phone? Writer Adrienne Matei spends two hours and 20 minutes a day on her phone – which might seem fine, until you realize it amounts to 35 full days a year. What’s your number?How much time do you spend on ...
14:17, 2019-08-21

UK public finances off track after July surplus disappoints - business live UK borrowing is rising faster than expected this year, as government spending outpaces incomeLatest: UK surplus weaker than hopedSurplus of £1.3bn in July misses forecast of £2.7bnJuly should be a str...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Vatican invokes Cardinal George Pell's 'right to appeal' after child sexual abuse conviction upheld Former Vatican treasurer, and most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual assault, maintains innocence after losing appealThe most senior Catholic cleric in the world to b...
14:17, 2019-08-21

March for Our Lives unveils sweeping gun reform agenda: 'The time is now' Student activists call for 30% reduction in civilian firearms and mandatory buyback programMarch for Our Lives, the organization created by survivors of the February 2018 mass school shooting at Marjo...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Ohio newspaper that battled injustice for 150 years to shut down: 'Scary for democracy' The Vindicator’s closure means Youngstown will be the largest US city without a major paper, and is the latest blow to an ailing American news industryIt was in the late 1920s that the Ku Klux Klan re...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Trump shocks Danes by cancelling state visit over Greenland rebuff US president calls off Denmark trip after Danish PM labelled his idea of buying territory ‘absurd’Danes have expressed shock and disbelief over Donald Trump’s cancellation of a state visit to Denmark ...
14:17, 2019-08-21

South African court restricts display of apartheid-era flag South Africa’s Equality Court has restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination...
14:17, 2019-08-21

German city offers $1.1M to whoever proves it doesn’t exist A Germany city that’s been the subject of a long-running online conspiracy theory claiming it doesn’t really exist is offering big bucks to whoever proves that’s true...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Merkel hosts UK PM Johnson in Berlin as Brexit drama grows German Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Berlin as Britain and the European Union are hurtling toward a costly no-deal Brexit in October...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Paire, Shapovalov advance at Winston-Salem Open "Top seeds Benoit Paire and Denis Shapovalov cruised into the third round of the Winston-Salem Open with straight set wins on the North Carolina hard court."...
13:51, 2019-08-21

Anisimova withdraws from US Open after father's death "Amanda Anisimova has withdrawn from the US Open following the death of her father and coach Konstantin, the USTA [United States Tennis Association] has confirmed."...
13:51, 2019-08-21

Auger Aliassime, Tsitsipas can become tennis greats - Wilander "Felix Auger Aliassime and Stefanos Tsitsipas have what it takes to be the next 15-time Grand Slam winners, says Eurosport tennis expert Mats Wilander."...
13:51, 2019-08-21

Will Pound Test Lows as Brexit Looms? Will the pound test its record low against the US dollar set in 1985 as UK under the leadership of Boris Johnson stumbles to the Brexit deadline on Oct 31?...
13:51, 2019-08-21

Polish judges want lawmakers to probe hate campaign Poland’s judges are calling on lawmakers to investigate an online hate campaign against some of them that was apparently encouraged by a deputy justice minister who has resigned over the allegations...
13:51, 2019-08-21

Venezuela crisis pushes women into ‘forced motherhood’ Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic on the outskirts of Venezuela’s capital armed with one of the nation’s most sought-after commodities: Hormonal implants to prevent pregnancy...
13:51, 2019-08-21

The Latest: NGO: migrants need access to safe Europe ports Doctors Without Borders is calling on Europe to urgently find a solution to the repeated stand-offs barring humanitarian rescue ships carrying migrants from the nearest safe ports...
13:51, 2019-08-21

Beijing appeals to US to ‘meet China halfway’ on trade Beijing appeals to Washington to ‘meet China halfway’ and end tariff war after Trump says Americans might need to endure economic pain to achieve longer-term benefits...
13:51, 2019-08-21

As Trump tries to end ‘endless wars,’ America’s biggest Mideast base is getting bigger The United States remains deeply involved in regional conflicts, and the Al Udeid Air Base is “in the center of everything,” a U.S. commander said. Qatar has used a 2017 blockade by Saudi Arabia and o...
13:51, 2019-08-21

South Africa expands trophy-hunting permits for black rhinos, saying it’s good for the animals The new policy would allow trophy hunters to kill nine adult males, for now. Though confounding on the surface, South Africa’s logic is based on precedent....
13:51, 2019-08-21

How K-pop is luring young North Koreans to defect south David Bowie and the Beatles may have helped topple the Berlin Wall. Now South Korean and Western pop may be undermining the Pyongyang regime, with rising numbers of defectors citing music as one facto...
13:51, 2019-08-21

Chilling: This New Anti-Smoking Campaign Demonstrates The Horrific Effects Of Having To Make Small Talk With A Coworker By The Dumpster Tobacco use tragically kills more than 8 million people per year worldwide, but this new anti-smoking campaign may have people thinking twice before they pick up a cigarette: This new anti-smoking cam...
13:51, 2019-08-21

Incredibly Sad: This Man Eats Enough Auntie Anne’s To Warrant Using Their App Brace yourself, because this story about Jack Woltizer of Fairfield, CT is going to be a bit of a bummer: Jack eats enough Auntie Anne’s pretzels to warrant using their app....
13:51, 2019-08-21

| WP bank on Bok injection for crucial Cheetahs clash Junior Springbok centre Rikus Pretorius will make his Western Province debut in the final league round Currie Cup encounter against the Free State Cheetahs....
13:51, 2019-08-21

| Women to get gender-neutral Rugby World Cup from 2021 The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last of that title with World Rugby announcing they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments....
13:51, 2019-08-21

| WP name side for crucial Cheetahs clash Junior Springbok centre Rikus Pretorius will make his Western Province debut in the final league round Currie Cup encounter against the Free State Cheetahs....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Florida man attacked by a kinkajou after feeding it watermelon A kinka-who? A man in Florida was reportedly attacked by a kinkajou — a furry mammal that’s native to South and Central America. The ferocious animal — a relative of the raccoon — at...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Best Buy deliveryman sets elderly woman on fire; beats her to death: cops A Best Buy delivery man allegedly doused a woman with a liquid chemical and beat her to death after installing her washer and dryer in Florida, cops said. Jorge Luis Depre Lachazo, 21, arrived at the ...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Delivery man accused of killing Florida woman, 75, by hitting her with mallet, setting her on fire An appliance delivery man bashed an elderly woman’s head with a mallet before dousing her with a liquid chemical that spontaneously combusted and ultimately killed her, police in South Florida said Tu...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Former Epstein cellmate requests prison transfer, claiming 'deplorable' conditions, threats from guards An ex-cop facing the death penalty who briefly shared a cell with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein asked a judge Tuesday to move him to a new facility, claiming guards threatened him inside a New Y...
13:17, 2019-08-21

El Paso shooting victim's partner gets new SUV after his is stolen, vandalized A man who invited the public to his partner's funeral after she was killed in the El Paso, Texas, massacre earlier this month was given a new vehicle after his SUV apparently was stolen and vandalized...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Police release surveillance footage of suspect in Cal State Fullerton stabbing death Police have released surveillance footage in the hope of catching the killer who stabbed a retired college administrator in a parking lot at California State University, Fullerton on Monday....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Search for firefighters who vanished while fishing intensifies, next 24 hours critical Authorities say they are ramping up the search for two missing firefighters who set out by boat last week from the Florida coast and asked personal boat owners as far away as Savanah, Ga., to assist i...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Bill Gates' former science adviser 'shocked' to be named backup executor of Epstein will A former science adviser for Bill Gates said Tuesday he was “shocked” to learn Jeffrey Epstein had named him as a back-up executor of his $578 million will, according to a report.  ...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Jeffrey Epstein arranged for sex with 18-year-old while on work release from jail: lawsuit Jeffrey Epstein had sex with an 18-year-old woman inside the headquarters of a nonprofit while on work release from Florida jail -- as plainclothed sheriff's deputies stood guard outside -- one of thr...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Dad, sister were taking teen tied up in car to drug rehab in Mexico, CHP says California Highway Patrol officers Monday evening rescued a 17-year-old girl who was found bound and gagged in the back of a car by her father and 21-year-old sister less than an hour north of the bor...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Woman's Photoshoot On A Train Is Viral And People Love Her Confidence Jessica George was riding the New York subway when fellow passenger Ben Yahr spotted her whipping out her phone, setting it to self-timer and having a glamorous photoshoot right then and there....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Gone With The Wind: Flying Mattresses Derail Open-Air Cinema Event A strong gust of wind almost derailed an open-air cinema event in Colorado recently. Dozens of air mattresses that had been set up for the event were sent flying into the air as the wind kicked up....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Fact-Checked: The Truth Behind Viral 'Instagram Terms-Of-Service' Post Over the last few days, celebrities have been sharing different variations of a viral post that claims Instagram is implementing new rules on photo usage. Is there any truth to this viral post?...
13:17, 2019-08-21

In Virender Sehwag's Pic With Wife, His Caption Takes The Cake Virender Sehwag has shared a post on Instagram that will make husbands around the world laugh out loud. For the post, he borrowed the words of American comedian Milton Berle. Read it here....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Rabbit Or Raven? Viral Video Will Make You Question Your Eyes On Sunday, Daniel Quintana, a senior researcher in biological psychiatry at the University of Oslo in Norway, shared a video that has gone massively viral on Twitter. The video features a black......
13:17, 2019-08-21

Parle-G Joins 'Sacred Games' Meme Fest. Netflix And Swiggy Respond Since the second season of Sacred Games was released one week ago, people haven't been able to stop talking about it. On Tuesday, Parle-G - one of India's best-selling biscuit brands - took to Twitter...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Lamb, Escobar deliver big hits, D-backs beat Rockies 8-7 Pinch-hitter Jake Lamb had a tiebreaking two-run single in the sixth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7       ...
13:17, 2019-08-21

New coaches at Kansas, K-State are studies in contrast Kansas tagged the well-known Les Miles to turn around its moribund program, while K-State opted for the uber-successful but largely unknown Chris Klieman to build upon a winner.    ...
13:17, 2019-08-21

LEADING OFF: Kluber shut down, Mets making moves LEADING OFF: Kluber rehab shut down, Mets making moves as schedule toughens, Verlander faces Cabrera for first time, Marlins-Braves with hot tempers again       ...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Reports: Ty Lue joining Clippers' coaching staff as Doc Rivers' top assistant Tyronn Lue, former head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, will be re-joining Doc Rivers on the Los Angeles Clippers' coach staff, per reports.       ...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Royce White says Carmelo Anthony 'is absolutely being blackballed' by NBA, also slams LeBron James Royce White says he believes Carmelo Anthony’s absence from the NBA is not caused by bad luck on the veteran’s part, but is intentional.       ...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones: I've 'earned the right' to joke with Ezekiel Elliott Ezekiel Elliott wasn't amused with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones jokingly saying "Zeke who?" But Jones says his remark wasn't out of bounds.       ...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Antonio Brown dislikes updated helmet, has heart-to-heart with Jon Gruden on 'Hard Knocks' Antonio Brown remains a "Hard Knocks" focal point, calling his updated regulation helmet "ugly" and having a poignant conversation with Jon Gruden.       ...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Inside America’s Dysfunctional Trillion-Dollar Fighter-Jet Program The F-35 was once the Pentagon’s high-profile problem child. Has it finally moved past its reputation of being an overhyped and underperforming warplane?...
13:17, 2019-08-21

With Her Latest Novel, Petina Gappah Sees an Obsession Through The Zimbabwean writer was inspired by Faulkner, Eliot and Toni Morrison for “Out of Darkness, Shining Light,” a fictional account of the journey David Livingstone’s workers took transporting his body....
13:17, 2019-08-21

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of Britain’s Hong Kong Consulate The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Cardinal George Pell’s Sexual Abuse Conviction Is Upheld The cardinal, 78, who was once an adviser to Pope Francis, is the highest-ranking Roman Catholic leader ever found guilty in a criminal court in the church’s child sex abuse crisis....
13:17, 2019-08-21

The Right Answer? 8,186,699,633,530,061 (An Abacus Makes It Look Almost Easy) The abacus is still taught in Japanese schools, although not as intensively as it once was. But the centuries-old tool is still popular, and national tournaments attract elite competitors....
13:17, 2019-08-21

We’re One Step Closer to a Blood Test that Predicts When a Person Will Die While death is inevitable, knowing when it will come isn’t necessarily, and scientists have been trying to develop a test that could reliably and easily predict how long a person will live &mdas...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Alonso embarks on test programme for 2020 Dakar Rally Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will test Toyota's Dakar Rally car on three different continents over the next few months as he prepares for his next major target in motorsport....
13:17, 2019-08-21

NASCAR StatWatch: This season has belonged to Joe Gibbs Racing With Denny Hamlin's win at Bristol, Joe Gibbs Racing became just the third organization in Cup series history to win at least 12 of the first 24 races of a season....
13:17, 2019-08-21

19 MMA thoughts, including how Stipe Miocic's persistence paid off in gold Stipe Miocic insisted on sitting out until he received a UFC title rematch with Daniel Cormier. He got it and again became the champ. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts, as well as what to expect from...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Adversity in Contender Series doesn't halt Phil Rowe's move into UFC Rowe survived a rough start to his fight on Dana White's Contender Series, but the welterweight came on strong and ended up getting the show's only contract on Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Jury acquits Mateen Cleaves of sexual assault Former Michigan State basketball player Mateen Cleaves was acquitted Tuesday of charges alleging that he sexually assaulted a woman in a motel room four years ago. He had faced up to 15 years in priso...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Dotel arrested, Castillo cited for link to drug ring Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested Octavio Dotel and have cited Luis Castillo for alleged links to a drug-trafficking and money-laundering ring....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Sources: GGG, Derevyanchenko agree to fall bout Gennady Golovkin and Sergiy Derevyanchenko agreed to terms on Tuesday to meet for a vacant middleweight world title on Oct. 5 at Madison Square Garden, multiple sources told ESPN....
13:17, 2019-08-21

G7 and fashion houses join forces to make clothes more sustainable Climate crisis pushes retailers to reduce their impact on the environmentThere have been few fashion statements over the years at G7 summits (dress code: world leader suit, sensible shoes).But this ye...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Montara oil spill: site's new operator rejects suggestion it couldn't afford second clean-up Jadestone CEO says it could cover the cost of cleaning up a major spill, even though company has never made a profitThe new operator of the site of Australia’s worst ever oil spill has dismissed conce...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Revealed: emails raise ethical questions over Trump official's role in gas project Documents obtained by the Guardian suggest interior secretary is promoting effort tied to his former firmThe US interior secretary, David Bernhardt, is promoting a fossil fuel project for which his fo...
13:17, 2019-08-21

Cooling goo sidewalks and other strange new weapons in the war on urban heat Los Angeles faces a doubling of its extreme heat days but has fresh ideas to keep residents cool - and tackle the inequality of who suffersHow US cities are scrambling to protect people from extreme h...
13:17, 2019-08-21

A Year Later, the Fight Over Aretha Franklin’s Estate Deepens Bitter squabbling has surfaced as the singer’s four sons and others debate whether any of the handwritten documents found in her house qualify as valid wills....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Ashes 2019, 3rd Test: When And Where To Watch With Steve Smith ruled out of the third Ashes Test due to delayed concussion, England have the best chance to snap Australia's lead in the five-match series....
12:51, 2019-08-21

BFI Should Consider Doing Away With Selection Trials: Mary Kom A controversy broke out over Mary Kom's selection for the women's World Boxing Championships in Russia after her competitor in the 51kg category, Nikhat Zareen, was refused a trial bout....
12:51, 2019-08-21

President Trump Has Postponed His Denmark Visit Because Greenland Isn’t for Sale (WASHINGTON) — Two days after he said buying Greenland wasn’t a top priority, President Donald Trump canceled an upcoming trip to Denmark, which owns the mostly frozen island, after its pr...
12:51, 2019-08-21

At Least 2,300 People Have Been Detained During the Lockdown in Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout imposed to curb unrest after...
12:51, 2019-08-21

A Worker from the British Consulate in Hong Kong Has Been Detained in China, Reports Say Mainland Chinese authorities have confirmed that they are holding a 28-year-old Hong Kong citizen who works at the British consulate in Hong Kong, according to media reports. Simon Cheng, a trade and ...
12:51, 2019-08-21

Going 'nude': UK supermarkets test plastic-free zones British supermarkets are starting to go "nude". Bowing to pressure from environmentally conscious consumers, big brand shops have begun taking steps to strip their shelves of plastic wrapping over con...
12:51, 2019-08-21

| India look to dominate West Indies in first Test India look set to extend their decade-long dominance over West Indies when the first match of a two-Test series starts at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium...
12:51, 2019-08-21

| New Springbok Monopoly game hits the shelves As South Africa’s excitement starts to build for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the first ever range of Springbok board and card games will be hitting stores....
12:51, 2019-08-21

| Sports Minister seeks solution on PSL broadcasting rights Minister Nathi Mthethwa has met with the PSL and Multichoice to help find a solution to the current impasse on the screening of PSL matches on the public broadcaster....
12:51, 2019-08-21

| Benkenstein: Sacking Gibson didn't make sense Former Proteas batting coach Dale Benkenstein says he feels for ousted head coach Ottis Gibson, who was let go after South Africa's failed World Cup campaign....
12:51, 2019-08-21

| Boks: Japan Test could be Kolbe wing-swap ‘trial’ The tantalising possibility of Messrs Kolbe and Nkosi operating in the same Bok line-up could be put to the test against Japan shortly, suggests Rob Houwing....
12:51, 2019-08-21

Alyssa Milano says she has no regrets about 2 abortions: 'I would not have my career' Alyssa Milano, 46, revealed in the latest episode of her podcast this week that she made the “devastating” decision to have two abortions while in a serious relationship in 1993....
12:51, 2019-08-21

Jamie Foxx reportedly dating Sela Vave, model and singer from Utah Jamie Foxx is rumored to have a new girlfriend after he and model and singer Sela Vave were photographed leaving a Los Angeles nightclub over the weekend.  ...
12:51, 2019-08-21

No camping at Phish shows near Denver over plague concerns Thousands of people are not being permitted to camp during three days of Phish concerts at a stadium outside Denver. Authorities say there are concerns that fleas in and around nearby prairie dog burr...
12:51, 2019-08-21

Chirlane McCray speaks out on cop suicides after ThriveNYC controversy First lady Chirlane McCray took to Twitter on Tuesday night to speak out about the rash of cop suicides that has shaken the NYPD this year. Replying to a post from the mayor’s office — which cre...
12:17, 2019-08-21

JetBlue logo added to iconic Queens Pepsi sign — and New Yorkers are not happy about it Drink it in, New Yorkers. For the first time ever, the iconic Pepsi-Cola sign that sits along the East River in Queens — an official city landmark — has been changed to promote a new partn...
12:17, 2019-08-21

Two men fatally shot in front of Coney Island home A gunman fatally blasted two men in front of a Coney Island house on Tuesday night, police said. The suspect opened fire after a fight on West 19th Street near Neptune Avenue soon after 10 p.m., cops ...
12:17, 2019-08-21

White House pushes back after NRA claims Trump said universal background checks off the table The White House pushed back late Tuesday on claims by the National Rifle Association (NRA) that President Trump said universal background checks were off the table, amid an ongoing push for legislativ...
12:17, 2019-08-21

Playboy's Brian Karem files lawsuit against Trump, Grisham for suspending White House pass Playboy magazine's White House correspondent filed a lawsuit against President Trump and White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham Tuesday in an effort to have his press pass restored....
12:17, 2019-08-21

RNC surpasses $20M for second straight month while online fundraising soars past 2016 level The Republican National Committee (RNC) raked in another record-breaking fundraising haul, easily surpassing the party's other off-year totals and garnering more than $20 million for the second month ...
12:17, 2019-08-21

Trump cancels visit with Denmark PM after she rebuffs 'absurd' idea of US buying Greenland President Trump on Tuesday abruptly canceled a planned meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, saying there was no point to the trip after Frederiksen called the idea that the U.S. might...
12:17, 2019-08-21

Scaramucci launching PAC to 'dismantle' Trump: I can possibly move 'eight percent' of his voters Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci is launching a PAC in order to "dismantle" President Trump and claims he could potentially sway as much as eight percent of his voters....
12:17, 2019-08-21

Pennsylvania school district's typo costing it nearly $900G, report says A typo is saving homeowners in one Pennsylvania county about $32 each in property taxes but is costing the school district about $895,000, according to a report. ...
12:17, 2019-08-21

White House expected to replace illegal-immigrant family ‘loophole’: reports The Trump administration on Wednesday plans to end a legal “loophole” that has allowed illegal-immigrant families to enter the U.S., according to reports....
12:17, 2019-08-21

In latest gaffe, Biden places King, Kennedy assassinations in ‘the late ’70s’ Joe Biden missed by about a decade Tuesday when he mentioned two significant events of the 1960s: the assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Sen. Robert F. Kennedy....
12:17, 2019-08-21

Sen. Markey apologizes to Rep. Kennedy for 'insensitivity' of aide's mental-health retweet Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., found himself apologizing Tuesday after a top campaign aide retweeted a message about "mental health issues" in the family of Rep. Joe Kennedy, a potenial challenger for Marke...
12:17, 2019-08-21

Trump Postpones Trip After Denmark PM's "No Interest" In Greenland Sale US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he is postponing a planned meeting with Denmark's prime minister due to her lack of interest in selling Greenland to the United States....
12:17, 2019-08-21

2 Tourists Took Sand From Italy Beach As Souvenir. Now They Face Jail According to local media, two French tourists were charged last week with stealing nearly 90 pounds of sand from Chia beach, on the southern coast of Sardinia....
12:17, 2019-08-21

Trump Talks Mediation On Kashmir Again, Says "Lot To Do With Religion" US President Donald Trump on Tuesday once again offered to mediate the "explosive" situation in Kashmir, saying it is a "very complicated place". Speaking a day after phone calls with both Prime......
12:17, 2019-08-21

"Run, Hide Or Fight": False Alert Causes Panic At US University An alert buzzed on cellphones and computers Tuesday morning, warning of an active threat to George Mason University: "Mason Alert: A person with a weapon is on the Fairfax Campus. RUN, HIDE, or......
12:17, 2019-08-21

"Jewish People" Who Vote For Democrats Show "Great Disloyalty": Trump President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that any Jewish people who vote for Democrats are showing "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty," prompting an outcry from critics who said the.....
12:17, 2019-08-21

"You Prepare For War": How US Firm Tried Escaping Trump's China Tariffs When Larry Sloven heard last year that U.S. tariffs threatened his China electronics business, he knew that setting up shop elsewhere would be a slog rather than an adventure....
12:17, 2019-08-21

US Ports Brace For Surge Of Imports Ahead Of New Tariffs On China The latest lurches in President Donald Trump's trade war with China set the stage for a potential repeat of late 2018 when goods flooded into America's ports to beat new tariffs....
12:17, 2019-08-21

Snapped Up: Pre-Wedding Photo Industry Booms In China A happy couple exchange a kiss for the camera, the bride in a white off-the-shoulder dress holding a delicate bouquet, the groom in matching white suit, standing together on a green lawn lined with......
12:17, 2019-08-21

Playboy Reporter Sues White House Over 30-Day Suspension Of Credentials A reporter for Playboy magazine sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday to regain a press pass he alleged officials suspended in violation of his constitutional rights....
12:17, 2019-08-21

French Minister, In Call With Pak, Calls For "Restraint" Over Kashmir Jammu Kashmir Issue: France has called for "restraint and de-escalation" in a phone-call with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, asserting that it is "essential to abstain from any......
12:17, 2019-08-21

China's Parliament Rules Out Allowing Same-Sex Marriage Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighbouring Taiwan in allowing......
12:17, 2019-08-21

Number of Deaths In Afghan Wedding Blast Rises To 80: Officials The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two senior officials said on Wednesday....
12:17, 2019-08-21

Hong Kong Protests Spread To Subway As Bank Warns Of Economic Fallout A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators prepared a sit-in at a subway and site...
12:17, 2019-08-21

Trump Says He Had To "Take China On," Regardless Of Impact On US Economy U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
12:17, 2019-08-21

Everest Region Bans Single-Use Plastic To Reduce Waste On Mountains Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said Thursday....
12:17, 2019-08-21

Australia Joins US-Led Maritime Security Mission In Gulf Australia will join the United States in a security mission to protect merchant vessels travelling through key Middle East waterways after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel, Prime Minister Scott......
12:17, 2019-08-21

Israel Responds To Trump's Remarks On "Jewish People" Who Back Democrats Israeli officials on Wednesday offered a muted response to remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump who said American Jews who vote for the democratic Party were 'disloyal.'...
12:17, 2019-08-21

Obamas Tackle Trump’s Promises to the Rust Belt in Their 1st Netflix Offering, American Factory Shots fired. That’s the take among reviewers of the Obamas’ first foray into TV production, which looks at the promise to America’s Rust Belt unfulfilled by the Trump administration....
12:17, 2019-08-21

This Is Knot a Drill: Knotted Headbands Are the Trendiest Hair Accessories to Wear Right Now Scrunchies had their moment, but like it or knot, this fall, it’s all about the knotted headband. This hair accessory is by no means new, but as brands release their new arrivals for next season, thes...
12:17, 2019-08-21

September Drop Date Announced for Puma x Nipsey Hussle Fashion Collabo In the weeks and months following his untimely death, so much has been revealed about the business machinations of one Ermias Asghedom, aka rapper, community activist and visionary businessman Nipsey ...
12:17, 2019-08-21

Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me? Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you have a problem with that....
12:17, 2019-08-21

|TrumpsnubsDanishqueenasstatevisitcanceledoverGreenlandpurchase President Donald Trump canceled a state visit to Denmark after his offer to buy Greenland was met first with bemusement, then flat refusal. Anger followed, and even Queen Margrethe II was drawn into t...
12:17, 2019-08-21

|MarketsLIVE:Renergensigns$40mUSgovtloanforFreeStatsgasproject The JSE-listed liquefied natural gas and helium producer has announced a $40m loan agreement with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation for its gas field project in the Free State....
12:17, 2019-08-21

|Gordhan:OverR2.1bnrecoveredinovercomingthe'rot'ofstatecapture So far the state has recovered more than R2.1bn lost through contracts awarded irregularly to entities doing business with state-owned enterprises, says Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan....
12:17, 2019-08-21

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change...
12:17, 2019-08-21

The Winklevoss twins may work with Facebook again Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have long been known for their legal battle with Mark Zuckerberg over who invented Facebook. That was over a decade ago. Today they have made names for themselves as entre...
11:51, 2019-08-21

Another massive ocean garbage patch found Within the Atlantic Ocean is the world's only sea without shores, its borders defined by the currents of the North Atlantic gyre. The Sargasso Sea takes its name from sargassum, a free-floating golden...
11:51, 2019-08-21

Hijacker shot dead after taking 37 hostage A man who took a bus and its 37 passengers hostage on a bridge in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro was shot dead on Tuesday by a police sniper, according to authorities....
11:51, 2019-08-21

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against conviction for child sex abuse Former Vatican treasurer George Pell will remain in prison after an Australian appeals court rejected the disgraced cardinal's appeal against his conviction for sexually assaulting two 13-year-old cho...
11:51, 2019-08-21

Cigna seeks sale of group benefits insurance business, Reuters reports U.S. health insurer Cigna is exploring a sale of its group benefits insurance business, which could be valued at as much as $6 billion, four people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
11:17, 2019-08-21

Ousted Novartis scientist 'categorically denies' wrongdoing in data manipulation scandal The FDA's recent report that Novartis knowingly relied on manipulated data in a drug's application has put pressure on its CEO Vas Narasimhan....
11:17, 2019-08-21

Boeing hiring hundreds of temporary workers to maintain parked 737 Max planes Boeing has posted job listings for a few hundred temporary workers who will help the company with 737 Max storage and maintenance at a facility east of Seattle....
11:17, 2019-08-21

Cramer: Trump should heed Home Depot's warnings about the consumer and make a trade deal Home Depot CFO Carol Tome says "consumer confidence is near record high levels" but "consumer demand could be impacted" by lingering U.S.-China trade tensions....
11:17, 2019-08-21

Cramer's lightning round: Cronos, Aphria have eclipsed Canopy in the cannabis business "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
11:17, 2019-08-21

India has not set deadline to launch electric vehicles: official The Indian government has not set a deadline to launch electric vehicles or to ban manufacturing of petrol and diesel cars, a government official said on Wednesday....
11:17, 2019-08-21

Porsche invests in Israeli road visibility startup TriEye Israel's TriEye, whose short-wave-infra-red sensing technology enables vision in adverse weather and night-time conditions, has expanded its funding round to $19 million with an investment from German...
11:17, 2019-08-21

Manchester United "Disgusted" By Racist Abuse Of Paul Pogba Paul Pogba was assailed on social media, becoming the third player in England to have received racist abuse in the past week due to missing a penalty....
11:17, 2019-08-21

Ashes 2019: Australia Rule Out Bouncer Battle Despite Steve Smith Blow Justin Langer insisted his side would not be sidetracked from their goal of becoming the first Australia side in 18 years to win an Ashes series in England....
11:17, 2019-08-21

Warne Says This About World Cup Final Overthrow Shane Warne, who is also a part of the MCC committee which will review the decision, questioned umpire's decision, saying that the overthrow should have been called a dead ball....
11:17, 2019-08-21

What ‘Victory’ Looks Like: A Journey Through Shattered Syria On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war? Young men and a middle class....
11:17, 2019-08-21

Australia Is Third Country to Join U.S. in Patrolling Strait of Hormuz “This is about freedom of shipping,” said Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who denied that Australia was helping the United States put pressure on Iran....
11:17, 2019-08-21

America's Priciest Listing Sells at Foreclosure Auction Once asking $1 billion, The Mountain in Beverly Hills sold to its lender for $100,000–far less than the $200 million said to be outstanding on the property....
11:17, 2019-08-21

'Charles E. Burchfield: Transitions' Review: A Change of Seasons An exhibition looks at the painter’s passion for creating single artworks that would show the passage of time, with its transformations in nature, sound and light effects....
11:17, 2019-08-21

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
11:17, 2019-08-21

Pan-Am Games Protesters Each Get 12 Months of Probation A letter to the two athletes from Sarah Hirshland, the chief executive of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, seemed to sound an alarm for other competitors considering political stand...
11:17, 2019-08-21

Guidemaster: 2019’s best VR is a battle between Oculus Quest, everyone else Enlarge / Front row: PlayStation VR, Oculus Quest, Valve Index, Oculus Rift S. Back row: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Pro. (Only headsets from the front row made our recommended-in-2019 list.) (cre...
11:17, 2019-08-21

Dicey Dungeons review: Well, there goes another 100 hours of my life Enlarge The central premise of Dicey Dungeons, the new dice-chucking roguelike from acclaimed developer Terry Cavanagh (VVVVVV, Super Hexagon) is that you are a walking, talking die starring in a t...
11:17, 2019-08-21

New Nvidia driver update cuts latency down to the bone (Updated) Enlarge / You don't need an Nvidia RTX 2070 Super for this update, thankfully. In the world of high-end gaming graphics cards, improvements in benchmarks like frame rate, resolution, and sharpness ...
11:17, 2019-08-21

The Matrix 4 is officially happening with Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss Enlarge / We assume the next Matrix film's title will be different than this. But will it be better? After "Reloaded" and "Revolutions," well, we don't know. (credit: Aurich Lawson) It's official: t...
11:17, 2019-08-21

Spider-Man is out of the MCU thanks to Sony/Disney standoff Enlarge / "Mr. Feige, I don't feel so good." Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige will not be producing the next two Spider-Man films with Sony Pictures. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Marvel / Getty) Dea...
11:17, 2019-08-21

GameStop lays off 120 corporate staffers as stock continues to tumble Brightly lit GameStop storefront. (credit: JeepersMedia / Flickr) Major video game retailer GameStop has announced layoffs for 120 corporate staffers, representing a 14% reduction of the company's "...
11:17, 2019-08-21

College football notebook: Clemson's Lawrence tops preseason All-America team Clemson sophomore quarterback Trevor Lawrence, a Heisman Trophy favorite entering the 2019 season, headlines The Associated Press preseason All-America team, which was released Tuesday....
10:51, 2019-08-21

Top seeds Paire, Shapovalov advance at Winston-Salem Open Top seeds Benoit Paire and Denis Shapovalov cruised into the third round of the Winston-Salem Open with straight set wins on the North Carolina hardcourt on Tuesday....
10:51, 2019-08-21

India expect 'positive' verdict on Davis Cup tie against Pakistan The All India Tennis Association (AITA) is hopeful its security concerns for next month's tie against hosts Pakistan will be addressed after the game's global governing body referred the matter to its...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Dropping global bond yields, recession fears put BOJ in a bind Downward-spiraling bond yields and other potential signs of global recession have strung a tightrope for the Bank of Japan: it must keep pumping money aggressively to spur growth, but also prevent bor...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Japan, U.S. ministers meet for trade talks as hopes for early deal fade Japan and the United States will seek to narrow gaps on trade when their top negotiators meet this week, but hopes for a deal in September are fading as both sides fail to make concessions on agricult...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Caution grips Asian shares as Fed events loom large Asian shares flatlined on Wednesday as worries about global recession and endless trade wars wrestled with hopes for more monetary and fiscal stimulus to keep growth going....
10:51, 2019-08-21

Xiaomi growth slows as fewer people buy phones, Huawei competition bites Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp posted its slowest revenue growth as a public company, missing analysts' estimates, as it lost market share to Huawei and customers held on to their phones before...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests: sources China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in the Asian financial hub, two people with knowledge ...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Citigroup, BNP caught up in U.S. case against Huawei CFO: documents U.S.-based Citigroup and French bank BNP Paribas are caught up in the U.S. criminal case against the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies, according to newly available documents....
10:51, 2019-08-21

Goldman moves to take majority control of China joint venture Goldman Sachs has applied for majority control of its Chinese joint venture, the bank confirmed on Wednesday, the latest international bank to do so ahead of Chinese plans to eventually allow foreign...
10:51, 2019-08-21

DHL stops deliveries for Amazon Fresh in Germany Deutsche Post DHL will no longer deliver fresh food in Germany for Amazon as demand for the service launched in 2017 has been disappointing, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday....
10:51, 2019-08-21

Norwegian wealth fund buoyed by U.S. tech giants Norway's $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, benefited from a strong finish to the second quarter to post a 3% return on investment, buoyed by U.S. tech giants Microsoft and Face...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Grandma and grandson traveling to all national parks Brad Ryan and Grandma Joy of Duncan Falls, Ohio, aren't stopping until they hit all 61 national parks in the U.S.       ...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Yikes! 15-inch-long snake left behind at TSA checkpoint at New Jersey airport The 15-inch-long snake was spotted at Newark airport by a young girl, who the TSA says "heeded the advice 'if you see something, say something.'"       ...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Best restaurants for cheap eats in each state, according to Yelp Looking for some cheap eats? Yelp pulled together a list of the best budget-friendly restaurants in the United States.       ...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge finally lands in Orlando: Details about Disney's new attraction Storm troopers, unite! Star Wars: Galaxy Edge officially opens Aug. 29 at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando       ...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Nasty feet on a plane: Andy Richter exposes plane passenger airing his shoe-less parts Conan O'Brien sidekick Andy Richter was shocked to find his plane seat neighbor insisting on airing out his nasty bare feet.       ...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Watchdog: Child migrant shelters failed to meet safety, cleanliness standards A Texas-based nonprofit organization contracted by the U.S. government to care and house unaccompanied migrant children failed to meet safety and cleanliness standards, according to a government watch...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Operation Triple Beam removes 355 violent criminals for Missouri streets Missouri and federal law enforcement agents arrested hundreds of repeat offenders during a U.S. Marshals' operation aimed at removing violent criminals from Kansas City streets, authorities said....
10:51, 2019-08-21

Donald Trump accused of anti-Semitism after branding Jewish Democrat voters 'disloyal' Donald Trump has been accused of anti-Semitism after claiming that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."...
10:51, 2019-08-21

GCSE results day 2019: Parents can harm students' mental health by bragging about results on Facebook, education experts warn But she added: "Whether you're deliriously happy or completely despondent it's as ever important to remember that your social media post might have an impact on someone else."...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Ride resembling 'flying swastikas' is shut down by German theme park The operators of the Eagle Fly attraction said they had not noticed the ride's resemblance to the Nazi emblem until they saw footage circulated online....
10:51, 2019-08-21

Boris Johnson Brexit news LIVE: PM to meet Angela Merkel he battles for backstop breakthrough on first trip abroad as leader Boris Johnson will meet Angela Merkel in his first outing on the world stage as Prime Minister, where he is set to call for the Brexit backstop to be scrapped....
10:51, 2019-08-21

Gmail will soon automatically correct your typos and grammar goof-ups Ever made a typo in an email so bad that your life flashed before your eyes as you sent it? Worry not, Google‘s making sure it doesn’t happen again with a new update for Gmail that’ll point out basic ...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Intel takes on Google and Amazon with 2 new AI-focused chips Intel has unveiled two new processors as part of its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) lineup with an aim to accelerate training and inferences drawn from artificial intelligence (AI) models. Dub...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra reportedly facing EU competition probe Facebook’s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra is facing a competition probe by the European Union Commission, according to a document seen by Bloomberg. The European Union’s antitrust regulators are...
10:51, 2019-08-21

SEC unsurprisingly slaps Russian firm with $270K fine for misleading ICO promotions The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled a fine with a Russian firm that was pushing initial coin offerings (ICOs) without disclosing the fact that it had accepted paymen...
10:51, 2019-08-21

|LocalbodiesslamEU-fundedstudyonSA'sshrinkingpoultryindustry An EU-funded study has found that part of the reason for the crisis of SA's poultry industry is due to limited investment in building production capacity and shortcomings in SA's business model. Local...
10:17, 2019-08-21

|ChinesepaperattacksTwitterandFacebookforshuttingaccounts Twitter and Facebook’s move to close accounts that the companies said were backed by China and attempting to manipulate news about the protests in Hong Kong drew swift backlash from Chinese state medi...
10:17, 2019-08-21

|Theraceforreachison-ShopriteGroupCEO The winners will be the retailers that reach the most customers via the most media and the largest number of distribution models, Shoprite Group CEO tells Fin24....
10:17, 2019-08-21

I wore that ridiculous skintight romper through the streets of Manhattan Here’s the thing: I’m a modest dresser. Unlike most gals in their early twenties, I tend to stay away from anything too body-conscious or attention-grabbing. Instead, my wardrobe is made up of p...
10:17, 2019-08-21

Monahan part of golf power brokers in a match with Trump Golf Notes: PGA Tour commissioner's round with President Trump; Glover ends 10-year wait to return to East Lake; Sabbatini to try to earn Ryder Cup points for Europe     ...
10:17, 2019-08-21

Invisible Ink on Nile Papyrus Revealed by Groundbreaking Method The first thing that catches an archaeologist's eye on the small piece of papyrus from Elephantine Island on the Nile is the apparently blank patch.  ...
10:17, 2019-08-21

Cupid and Psyche: True Love Conquers All The mythological tale of Cupid and Psyche is one of the few Greek and Roman myths that has not fully become assimilated into modern consciousness. Though adapted somewhat into the better known "Beauty...
10:17, 2019-08-21

8000-Year-Old Shipyard Located off English Coast is World’s Oldest Marine archaeologists have published stunning images of what they think is an 8000-year-old shipyard located just off the coast of England.  ...
10:17, 2019-08-21

3800-Year-Old Carvings Show Starving City’s Pleas For Water God Were Answered 3,800 years ago, the people living in what is now called Vichama, Peru carved snakes and human heads into their walls alongside depictions of emaciated people. They were starving and dying and hoped a...
10:17, 2019-08-21

Christ in the Labyrinth, Pointing to a Sacred Pilgrimage of the Knights’ Templar In 1996 during restoration work on a medieval cloister in the ancient city of Alatri, in the southern district of Lazio in Italy, a fresco was discovered with the image of Christ in the centre of an e...
10:17, 2019-08-21

Serious injury motorcycle collision on east side turns fatal TUCSON- A serious-injury collision involving a motorcyclist on the east side has turned fatal, according to Tucson Police Department. The intersection of Golf Links and Kolb was closed for a few hours...
10:17, 2019-08-21

A Florida man is recovering after he was bitten by a kinkajou, an exotic animal native to Central and South America (WPTV)  A Florida man is recovering after he was bitten by a kinkajou, an exotic animal usually found in Central and South America. Michael Litersky said the animal showed up on his doorstep on July 2...
10:17, 2019-08-21