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The powerful Democratic lawmakers facing looming primary threats New York has become a battleground for progressive challenges to the establishment: ‘The goal is to make the party work for its base’Jamaal Bowman was a teenager living in a rent-stabilized apartment ...
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Why Planned Parenthood was right to refuse federal funding | Moira Donegan The Trump administration put Planned Parenthood in an untenable position – and the organization made the moral choice to walk awayThe Trump administration expanded its assault on women’s rights this w...
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Walter Tull: football's hidden pioneer whose story everyone should know One of the first black professional players is too little celebrated and a trip to his ancestral home in Barbados was eye-openingWalter Tull. It’s a name every player and football fan should know. But...
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Greenland is off the market – but which other islands or towns could Donald Trump buy? From Chilean isles to whole Italian villages, it is possible to purchase a lot of property in a hurry, even for non-billionairesIt’s been a while since the United States went around buying up bits of ...
14:28, 08/22/2019

Karamo Brown shuts down critics of Sean Spicer's 'DWTS' casting, says he's a 'good guy' "Only way things get better is if we try to educate those who have different POV than us," Karamo Brown said of Sean Spicer's "DWTS" casting.        ...
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Laura Ashley in the red as home furnishing falls out of fashion Laura Ashley has plunged into the red after dwindling demand for its furniture and decorating products dragged sales lower - partly blamed on weak consumer confidence....
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Tax on top earners could boost UK budget by billions - Oxfam Taxing the UK's top 1% of earners could raise billions of pounds each year and reduce the country's inequality, according to a study conducted by the charity Oxfam....
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La Liga on TV in UK and Ireland: Will a deal be reached before Barcelona face Real Madrid? Fans of La Liga in UK and Ireland will be able to watch the competition for the first three weeks, but there is still no deal in place to broadcast the competition for the remainder of the season....
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England pair Owen Farrell and George Ford to start together for first time in over a year Owen Farrell and George Ford will this weekend start a Test together for the first time in over a year after they were both named in England's team to face Ireland....
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Relatives of Sharon Tate, Jay Sebring speak out on horrifying Manson murders 50 years later It’s been 50 years since members of the Manson Family slaughtered seven people during the summer of 1969 — and the painful past continues to haunt their loved ones....
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Taylor Swift Says She Will Rerecord Her Old Music. Here’s How. The singer and songwriter could gain control by creating new master recordings of material that has been sold. It’s a drastic, but not unheard-of move....
15:14, 08/22/2019

The Le’Veon Bell anticipation is reaching its tipping point The anticipation is building, and it’s palpable. For Adam Gase. For Le’Veon Bell. For Bell’s teammates. For Jets fans. For everybody. News that Gase has no plans to play Bell, his prized running back,...
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Jay Inslee, Dropping Out of 2020 Race, Will Run for Governor Again He ran on a message of fighting climate change, but failed to find much support in the polls. Now he intends to seek another term as governor of Washington....
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How Toyota got so big and why it wants to be less 'boring' Toyota's revolutionary approach to manufacturing turned it from a tiny Japanese automotive latecomer into one of the biggest car companies in the world. But its designs have often played it safe....
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Some 2020 Dems' campaigns spent big on Uber, Lyft -- even on day of boycott they backed Democratic presidential candidates spent hundreds of dollars on Uber and Lyft even as they supported the boycott of the ride-hailing services back in May....
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San Francisco board rebrands 'convicted felon' as 'justice-involved person,' sanitizes other crime lingo Crime-ridden San Francisco has introduced new sanitized language for criminals, getting rid of words such as “offender” and “addict” while changing “convicted felon” to “justice-involved person.”...
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Our Favorite Blake Lively Movie Is Now Our Fall Fashion Inspo Get ready to suit up this fall. One of 2018's most underrated movies is finally available to stream, as A Simple Favor hit Hulu on Aug. 22. The uber-stylish thriller starred Blake......
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Four experts reveal easy ways to introduce bold colour into your home Four interiors experts — all judges of this year's Evening Standard Home Design Awards — reveal easy ways to be brave with bold colours in your home....
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99 per cent of fuel thefts go unpunished News 22 Aug, 2019 Met Police reports £1.1m of fuel thefts in London in 2018, while rest of UK sees £638,217 of fuel stolen in the same year...
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Promoted | Vauxhall Crossland X: Designed for family life (part 1) With lots of luggage space and clever features that make long journeys easier and more comfortable, Vauxhall’s mid-size SUV is perfect for busy families The Vauxhall Crossland X has been designed to m...
16:56, 08/22/2019

Paralympics chief wants Tokyo 2020 to help change perceptions Andrew Parsons, president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), hopes Tokyo 2020 will spark a change in perceptions of people with disabilities in Japan....
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Home-Builder Stocks Soar Past S&P 500 Home-builder shares are fast approaching their highs for the year, moving past steep 2018 losses because of a combination of falling mortgage rates and firming housing data....
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Andy Murray to play in Challenger Tour event in Spain Andy Murray will play in a second-tier Challenger Tour tournament hosted by Rafael Nadal's tennis academy        ...
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Judge: I wish I could ‘castrate’ perv who recorded kids with secret cameras If the law allowed, an Oklahoma judge would “castrate” a perv accused of secretly recording a “staggering” number of victims — including children and teens — in the...
17:42, 08/22/2019

British consulate staffer Simon Cheng held in China for soliciting prostitute: report A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in China for “solicitation of prostitution,” according to a state-backed newspaper. The Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed Wed...
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UN report condemns sexual violence by Myanmar military A U.N. fact-finding mission says sexual violence by Myanmar’s security forces against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe that it demonstrates intent to commit genocide...
17:42, 08/22/2019

Frustrated Czechs given chance to topple PM in Prague escape room Players of game hunt evidence to catch character resembling leader Andrej BabišThe Czech Republic is in the grip of a repressive dictatorship. The death penalty has been introduced for minor financial...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Sebastian manned sub explores Titanic wreck Sebastian-based Triton Submarines and explorer Victor Vescovo took submersible to the Titanic wreck in a series of historic dives between July 29 and Aug. 4       ...
18:00, 08/22/2019

British consulate employee detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese state-run newspaper reports A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," China's state-run tabloid Global Times repor...
18:00, 08/22/2019

White House wants to end child detention limits The Trump administration is moving to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention, a move that will almost certainly lead to a new cour...
18:00, 08/22/2019

AP Top Stories 21 A Here's the latest for Wednesday, August 21st: Trump insists US has strong gun background checks; Australian court upholds convictions against Cardinal Pell; Facebook launches new privacy tool; Sa...
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Trump says he is 'the chosen one' to take on China President Donald Trump proclaimed Wednesday that he is "the chosen one" to take on the China trade war, insisting, "somebody had to do it." (Aug. 21)        ...
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Seattle residents blame inefficient elected officials for homeless problem, say they've 'lost faith' in system The richest man in America calls Seattle home. So do thousands of others who spend their days wandering the streets glassy-eyed and dirty. Some are on drugs. Others display clear signs of mental illne...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Pair Your Favourite Comfort Food With This Super Healthy Three-Pepper Dip   While there is no dearth of dip recipes out there on the internet these days, we've got you a healthy and tasty dip recipe that is an interesting combo of three kinds of bell peppers - yellow, red and...
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Carlos Vela Crumples Up San Jose Earthquakes, Drops Them In Waste Basket, Pees In Waste Basket, Hurls Waste Basket Into Volcano Carlos Vela is MLS’s top goal scorer this season, and is tied for second in assists, and a person doesn’t get to those positions in a professional league without being either a FIFA 19 creation or jus...
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| WATCH | Could Africa's largest wind farm boost Kenya's green energy plans? Based in northern Kenya, Lake Turkana Wind Farm is now fully operational and could help the country to reach 100% green energy by 2020. Kwame Amoah Mensah reports....
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Germany's surprising pick for the 2020 Oscars: 'System Crasher' A courageous decision for a courageous film: Nora Fingscheidt's debut film "System Crasher" has been selected to represent Germany at the 2020 Academy Awards. Here's why it's an unusual choice....
18:28, 08/22/2019

Macron dampens Johnson's plan to renegotiate Brexit The details of the Irish backstop continued to split European leaders as British PM Johnson met French President Macron. Macron called the backstop "indispensable" to a Brexit deal. Johnson said a new...
18:28, 08/22/2019

Can Trump prevent a US recession in election year? Donald Trump is pressuring the Fed to stave off a sharp economic downturn as he seeks reelection in 2020. The feelgood effects of his $1.5 billion program of tax cuts are due to run out soon, so what ...
18:28, 08/22/2019

Oh Good, White House Reportedly Considering Dystopian Plan to Try to Detect the Next Mass Shooter As President Donald Trump pays lip service to mental health instead of actually addressing America’s abysmal gun laws, a new report indicates the administration has reacted positively to a proposal to...
18:28, 08/22/2019

Three Men In the Past Month Have Been Arrested for Allegedly Threatening Shootings at Abortion Clinics A man was arrested and charged Wednesday after he allegedly posted threats online that he was going to “shoot up” a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Washington, D.C....
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Taylor Swift Says She Will Re-Record Old Songs Following Ownership Dispute Taylor Swift has announced she will re-record her old songs in an effort to regain control of her back catalog. “That’s true and it’s something that I’m very excited about doin...
18:28, 08/22/2019

The Friends Gang Almost Included an Older Friend to Be There for ‘More Mature’ Viewers With just a month to go until the 25th anniversary of the Friends premiere, fans are gearing up to celebrate a quarter century of kicking it with the Central Perk gang. For viewers, Rachel (Jennifer A...
18:28, 08/22/2019

The Magic Number for Continued US Jobs Growth The US jobs market has been healthy, but with the economy widely expected to decelerate in the coming year, at what stage might jobs growth begin to fade?...
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Captain facing jail time for saving migrants calls Paris bravery medal hypocritical, refuses award Pia Klemp was awarded one of France's highest honors, the Grand Vermeil Medal, for her continued rescue efforts of migrants and asylum seekers.        ...
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Citigroup's new shipping finance chairman to deepen environmental focus Citigroup's veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank's shipping & logistics business, a role which will include bolstering the lender's environmental focus in ...
19:14, 08/22/2019

Why Dancing With the Stars Courted Controversy for Season 28--And Is Standing By Its Choices Dancing With the Stars is no stranger to controversies, especially when it comes to casting. But, they usually happen during the season and involve contestants with quite a bit of dance......
19:14, 08/22/2019

Freenet says open to talks after its criticism of Sunrise/UPC deal German telecoms group Freenet, the largest shareholder in Switzerland's Sunrise Communications, said it remains open for talks after it criticized Sunrise's planned takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss ...
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Blame humans for starting the Amazon fires, environmentalists say Environmental organizations and researchers say the wildfires blazing in the Brazilian rainforest were set by cattle ranchers and loggers who want to clear and utilize the land, emboldened by the coun...
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Ford of Europe chairman to head Changan-Ford JV in China Steven Armstrong, 55, will become president of the joint venture Oct. 1 to replace the retiring Nigel Harris. Ford said Armstrong's responsibilities in Europe will be distributed among Ford of Europe ...
19:42, 08/22/2019

Jorge Lorenzo had MotoGP and Honda "doubts" during injury layoff Jorge Lorenzo admits the two big June crashes that had left him with an injured back created "doubts" and affected his "commitment" to his current MotoGP programme with Honda...
19:42, 08/22/2019

More LMP2 entrants drop Ligier for ORECA from Silverstone ELMS The United Autosports and Panis-Barthez teams have swapped from Ligier to ORECA chassis for their lead European Le Mans Series entries ahead of this month's Silverstone round...
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What it means when an extremist group is added to Canada’s list of terrorist organizations There have been calls for more right-wing extremist groups to be added to the federal terror list, but it is unclear exactly when or if that will happen....
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Kia To Start Second Shift At Anantapur Plant To Reduce Waiting Period The Kia Seltos has garnered over 32,000 bookings and has a waiting period of six to eight weeks, which has prompted the carmaker to add a second shift at its Anantapur plant to meet the demand....
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Report: For DevOps inspiration, look to the retail sector An annual survey from DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) finds that the retail sector stands out for its software delivery and operational performance....
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A red-hot alien world was found orbiting three stars NASA’s TESS exoplanet-hunting satellite has already made some incredible discoveries in its first couple of years in service, but its latest find will definitely look familiar to sci-fi fans. Th...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Galaxy Note 10 review: Samsung managed to improve upon its best phone to date There will never be a perfect smartphone design, and as long as the smartphone is our primary communication device, vendors will continue to iterate each and every generation. Therefore, no one is eve...
20:00, 08/22/2019

It looks like the crazy PlayStation 5 design that just leaked is real The PlayStation 5 won’t be announced officially for several more months, and we’re more than a year away from the expected release window for the console. Sony has confirmed some of the sp...
20:00, 08/22/2019

More evidence that Apple will bring Apple Pencil support to iPhone 11 If it indeed turns out that iPhones in Apple’s next-generation lineup will include support for Apple Pencil, there will almost certainly be tons of replaying of Steve Jobs’ introduction of...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Joe Biden’s campaign plays the electability card: ‘You have to look at who is going to win’ In campaign ads and in comments, the former vice president and his wife are highlighting the idea that he is best positioned to defeat President Trump....
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Fire it up with this infomercial for the pyramid scheme at the center of On Becoming A God In Central Florida Are you dissatisfied with the cards life dealt you? Sick of feeling like you have no control? Stuck at the bottom while so many enjoy the their time on top? There has to be a better way!...
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Eminem’s publisher sues Spotify for unlicensed streaming Eminem's publisher Eight Mile Style filed a suit in federal court Wednesday alleging that Spotify has streamed the artist's songs without having properly licensed them. "Spotify has not acco...
20:00, 08/22/2019

'Blair Witch' expertly remixes horror gaming's greatest hits Blair Witch is scary. That's not a revelation for most people, considering the pop culture status the movie achieved when it came out in 1999, ushering in an enduring age of found-footage horror ...
20:00, 08/22/2019

The Morning After: The Apple Card is incompatible with leather Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Ready to take a ride in a flying taxi? Cool, just try to find a place to put your Apple Card where it isn't touching anything, and then we can all fly back ...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Lindsey Graham to offer backstop plan for Afghanistan, amid troop withdrawal concerns Sen. Lindsey Graham plans to introduce legislation as early as next month to create a backstop measure in Afghanistan requiring the secretaries of state and defense to certify that dropping troop leve...
20:00, 08/22/2019

AOC takes heat from heartland after calling Electoral College a racist ‘scam’ Political figures from the heartland are torching Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., after the coastal congresswoman posted an Instagram video where she claimed the Electoral College was a racist ...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Alleged workplace attack threats prompt arrests in California, Wisconsin Authorities in California and Wisconsin have arrested two men with large caches of firearms who they accused of threatening to attack their workplaces, following a spate of recent mass shooting threat...
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Graphic: Factory woes grip swing states that flipped for Trump in 2016 A slowdown in U.S. manufacturing is hitting jobs in states that flipped to Donald Trump in the 2016 election and that will be key to the Republican president's re-election prospects in 2020....
20:28, 08/22/2019

Retrophin scraps nervous system disorder study, shares dive Retrophin Inc said on Thursday it was discontinuing the late-stage study for its rare neurological disorder treatment after it failed to improve patients' ability to conduct daily activities such as e...
20:28, 08/22/2019

Boeing awarded $999M contract for A-10 Warthog wing replacements Boeing has been awarded a $999 million contract for 112 A-10 wing assemblies and 15 wing kits, which will cover 109 aircraft and leave three spare sets. Earlier this month, Boeing finished wing replac...
20:28, 08/22/2019

We could use bees' honey to track environmental lead pollution Honey is a surprisingly effective tool for monitoring the levels of lead in the environment. It could be used in places where sampling is hard to organise...
20:28, 08/22/2019

Military Lawyer Denied Promotion While Defending Qaeda Suspect Allies of a former Navy SEAL say the decision to pass him over smacks of retribution over his willingness to stand up to the military tribunal system....
20:28, 08/22/2019

VW's Electric ID. Buggy Recalls '60s Car Culture in All the Right Ways This romping off-road prototype won’t find its way to dealership floors, but the electric platform on which it’s built previews the brand’s thrilling plans, says Dan Neil....
20:56, 08/22/2019

In an All-Gender Cabin, Summer Campers ‘Don’t Have to Hide’ For gender-nonconforming campers, a new all-gender cabin at Camp Tawonga was a rare respite from the outside world, where bullying and the feeling of not fitting in can make growing up difficult....
20:56, 08/22/2019

Watch: Bruce Springsteen's releases lyric video for 'I'll Stand By You' Bruce Springsteen released a lyric video for "I'll Stand By You" featuring clips from the film "Blinded by the Light." The song was previously unreleased before the movie....
20:56, 08/22/2019

Italy president says parties need time for government deal, to report back Tuesday President Sergio Mattarella said several of Italy's parties had told him they needed more time to find an accord to solve an ongoing government crisis and told them to report back on Tuesday of next w...
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Zimbabwe arrests senior opposition official over demonstration Police in Zimbabwe arrested a senior opposition official on Thursday on charges of failing to stop a banned protest last week in the capital, his lawyer said....
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Argentina presidential front-runner Fernandez pledges 'no default' if elected Argentine presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez said on Thursday there was "no possibility" the country would default on its debt if he were elected in October, but that the government would have t...
21:14, 08/22/2019

Mets vs. Indians: Syndergaard will keep this one Under The Cleveland Indians and New York Mets are two of just four teams in the majors that entered Wednesday with at least 24 wins since the All-Star break, and they battle at Citi Field on Thursday with a...
21:14, 08/22/2019

Russian athlete and model Margarita Plavunova dies while training Russian athlete Margarita Plavunova has been found dead on the side of the road while out jogging during a training session. The champion hurdler, 25, was discovered in the Morshansky District in the ...
21:14, 08/22/2019

Giants vs. Bengals: Why Vegas isn’t giving New York respect What do the New York Giants have to do to earn market respect? Despite opening the 2019 preseason a perfect 2-0 straight up and against the spread (beating the Jets 31-22 and the Chicago Bears 32-13),...
21:14, 08/22/2019

Carnegie Mellon and Oregon State team wins first leg of DARPA Subterranean Challenge robot competition A team hailing from Carnegie Mellon University and Oregon State University nabbed the first of four prizes in DARPA's Subterranean Challenge.Read More...
21:14, 08/22/2019

Google ditches dessert names starting with Android 10 Google has refreshed the Android logo to be more "accessible" and "inclusive" and adopted version numbers for releases starting with Android 10.Read More...
21:14, 08/22/2019

Zenoti raises $20 million to manage salon and spa bookings Zenoti, a Bellevue, Washington-based startup developing booking software for the spa and salon industry, has raised $20 million in venture capital.Read More...
21:14, 08/22/2019

Jay Inslee Changed Everything Jay Inslee, the first presidential climate candidate and noted hottie, is out of the race for the White House. The Democratic Washington governor announced he was ending his campaign on Wednesday nigh...
21:42, 08/22/2019

The Galaxy Note 10+ Is Damn Near Perfect When a phone retails at $1,100, it can’t just be good, it has to be superb. It needs to deliver features you don’t get on other phones, maintain excellence across all the standard metrics, and be able...
21:42, 08/22/2019

John Elway reveals Dupuytren's contracture diagnosis, promotes awareness for hand condition John Elway is part of a national awareness campaign for Dupuytren’s contracture, a condition that prevents curled fingers from being straightened.       ...
21:42, 08/22/2019

Member of 'Miracle on Ice' team Mark Pavelich faces charges after allegedly attacking neighbor with pole Former NHL player and 1980 U.S. Hockey gold medalist Mark Pavelich faces four felony charges after allegedly attacking a man with a metal pole.       ...
21:42, 08/22/2019

Brash and unapologetic, Sam Ehlinger is poised to lead Texas back to top of college football Texas hasn't been a national contender in 10 seasons, but if it happens this year it will be because quarterback Sam Ehlinger leads the way.       ...
21:42, 08/22/2019

Opinion: Keep 2020 Olympians away from Trump until after the election There should be no White House visit immediately after the 2020 Olympics, Christine Brennan writes. The athletes should wait until after election.       ...
21:42, 08/22/2019

NFL 2019: NFC South rivals looking to end Saints' 2-year run NFL 2019: After being the only NFC South team to make playoffs in 2018, Saints are team to beat as rivals look to restore competitive balance in division       ...
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Brooklyn teacher gets 4 years for sexually abusing 14-year-old student A Brooklyn middle school teacher, who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a 14-year-old student multiple times on school grounds, was sentenced to four years behind bars Thursday....
21:42, 08/22/2019

Man crushed to death when elevator in NYC building suddenly falls A man was crushed to death by a malfunctioning elevator at a Manhattan luxury high-rise rental building Thursday morning, authorities and law enforcement sources said. The freak incident occurred just...
21:42, 08/22/2019

Former Danish Prime Minister Responds to Trump’s Attacks on Defense Spending (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying defense willingness is not just about t...
22:00, 08/22/2019

Michigan men fined thousands for poaching Canada geese, ducks "I commend the anonymous tipster who reported this complaint," an official said. "Because of good citizens like this, our officers can help preserve the game for deserving, fair hunters.”...
22:00, 08/22/2019

We're Building Schools to Give Kids Places to Hide During Mass Shootings Now This is the future we live in now: Congress and President Trump won’t do shit about stopping mass shootings, so school districts are taking matters into their own hands, with one Michigan district rev...
22:00, 08/22/2019

Senator Eagerly Takes Credit for One of Trump's Most Harebrained Ideas Yet President Donald Trump’s insane plan to buy Greenland—to say nothing of his subsequent temper tantrum after being told the autonomous island territory is extremely not for sale—is the sort of crazy sc...
22:28, 08/22/2019

Two men arrested in California and Wisconsin for alleged workplace threats Two men in California and Wisconsin who had large firearms caches have been arrested in separate incidents for threatening attacks on their workplaces, authorities in the two states said, following a ...
22:28, 08/22/2019

Judge hurries U.S. naturalization as pregnant woman gets contractions A judge in California had to speed up the naturalization of a pregnant immigrant on Thursday when the woman, anxious to become a U.S. citizen because of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, ...
22:28, 08/22/2019

How to Delete an Instagram Message You Sent by Accident A few weeks ago I attended a music festival with some friends. At some point, I was scrolling through Instagram Stories and then put my phone in my pocket. When I took it out a little while later I re...
22:28, 08/22/2019

Sometimes It's Okay to Drop the Weights Today we’re going to tackle the iconic behavior of a Gym Asshole: dropping their weights. BOOM. Blech sums up the question that many of us have found ourselves thinking:...
22:28, 08/22/2019

Tattooed Larry Bird mural in Indiana has NBA legend crying foul Basketball Hall of Famer Larry Bird is a legend in the state of Indiana and a mural painted on the side of a multi-family residence has the three-time NBA champion crying foul....
22:28, 08/22/2019

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid dispute over history South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old dispute over history that has hit trade and undercut ...
22:28, 08/22/2019

US Figure Skating has banned longtime coach Richard Callaghan after sexual abuse allegations Longtime coach Richard Callaghan has been permanently banned from US Figure Skating after he was accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing an underage figure skater....
22:28, 08/22/2019

MLB: Justin Verlander, Houston Astros barring Detroit Free Press violates CBA Verlander requested the Houston Astros to keep writer Anthony Fenech out of the clubhouse after the Tigers' 2-1 win       ...
22:28, 08/22/2019

Steve Spurrier values Alliance of American Football title as much as his ACC and SEC crowns Steve Spurrier places an equal value on his Alliance of American Football title as the ones he won in the ACC and SEC while a college football coach.       ...
22:28, 08/22/2019

'Two-mouthed' fish: New York angler catches 'bizarrely beautiful' trout An angler in New York reeled in a trout with two "mouths" while fishing on Lake Champlain. An image of the fish shared on Facebook has gone viral.        ...
22:56, 08/22/2019

A recap of Thursday’s top stories: International Day honours victims of religious-based violence, UN experts on Kashmir, environmental disasters in Asia-Pacific, animal protections, and UN chief on Burkina Faso Thursday’s Daily Brief: New international day honouring victims of religious-based violence; Kashmir shutdown must be reversed; Relentless sequence of disasters in Asia-Pacific; Giraffes fare well for...
22:56, 08/22/2019

VMware buys two software firms in separate deals totaling $5 bln VMware Inc said on Thursday that it would buy Pivotal Software Inc, a maker of software development and management tools, in a deal valued at $2.7 billion....
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UPDATE 4-Trump set to discuss biofuels Thursday with USDA, EPA -sources U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to ...
22:56, 08/22/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latin American assets fall ahead of Powell's Jackson Hole speech Latin American currencies and stocks edged lower on Thursday, as investors awaited more clarity on U.S. Federal Reserve monetary policy following weak business growth data from major economies. MS...
22:56, 08/22/2019

French mayors ban glyphosate weedkiller, defying government Some 20 French mayors have banned glyphosate from their municipalities, defying the government, which is now taking legal action to impose national legislation which allows the controversial weedkille...
22:56, 08/22/2019

Nations approve greater protections for world giraffe population Parties voted Thursday at the World Wildlife Conference in Switzerland to limit giraffe parts international trade to help protect the species from extinction....
23:14, 08/22/2019

U.S. sprinter Christian Coleman reportedly missed drug tests, could face suspension An athlete’s failure to be available or share his or her whereabouts with drug testers is treated as a doping violation and three misses can be treated as a positive test....
23:14, 08/22/2019

Mediterranean migrant rescue ship running low on food: Doctors Without Borders There are 356 migrants on the Ocean Viking ship, which has not been allowed to dock by Italian and Maltese authorities for two weeks. The vessel picked up several groups of migrants but is running out...
23:14, 08/22/2019

UK consulate staffer detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese media reports A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," China's state-run tabloid Global Times repor...
23:42, 08/22/2019

Yuma BP arrests 16 in connection to human smuggling attempts YUMA, Ariz, – Sixteen people were arrested earlier this week after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents stopped two human smuggling attempts in less than a 24-hour time period. According to U.S. Cus...
23:42, 08/22/2019

A Case for Why Jay-Z Should Forget About the NFL and Just Buy a Popeyes Franchise Of the myriad possible metaphors for the Popeyes Chicken Sandwich craze of 2019—which is a thing I will tell my kids about when they ask how America voted for Donald Trump—my favorite is that the sand...
23:42, 08/22/2019

It’s Been 10 Years Since Kanye West Barely Let Taylor Swift Finish. Now, Producers Are Spilling Behind-the-Scenes Tea The day was Sept. 13, 2009. Heaps of celebrities gathered at Radio City Music Hall in New York City to honor each other with shiny moon men at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs). The “Best Female Video...
23:42, 08/22/2019

Black Ex-Felons Will Bear the Brunt of Florida’s New ‘Poll Tax’ Law, According to Findings of New Study Some 80 percent of Florida’s ex-felons eligible to vote will be barred from registering under a new state law, including a disproportionate number of blacks, despite a clear majority of voters approvi...
23:42, 08/22/2019

Reliability concerns raised over pi-top’s STEM learning laptop TechCrunch has learned of a safety issue and a number of product reliability questions being raised about a modular computer made by a London edtech startup that’s intended for children to learn...
23:42, 08/22/2019

Theater legend Hal Prince leaves behind at least $5.2 million Harold “Hal” Prince, the famed American theater producer and director who passed away July 31, left behind at least $5.2 million to a trust, according to his newly revealed will. Prince’s will l...
23:42, 08/22/2019

New method classifies brain cells based on electrical signals For decades, neuroscientists have relied on a technique for reading out electrical “spikes” of brain activity in live, behaving subjects that tells them very little about the types of cells they are m...
23:42, 08/22/2019

High-precision technique stores cellular “memory” in DNA Using a technique that can precisely edit DNA bases, MIT researchers have created a way to store complex “memories” in the DNA of living cells, including human cells. The new system, known as DOMIN...
23:42, 08/22/2019

Ask Kotaku's Staff Anything It is Thursday, August 22, 2019, and there sure is a lot going on. Why not take this opportunity to ask Kotaku’s staff anything you’d like? We’ll be here for an hour or two. Questions go below....
00:00, 08/23/2019

No Man's Sky's Beyond Update Fulfills The Childhood Dream Of Virtual Reality You look left and see a giant alien behemoth. You look right and see your spaceship. And then you re-adjust your virtual reality helmet to account for all the head turning you just did. That’s the dre...
00:00, 08/23/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is It Weird I Have A Secret Superhero Persona? Hello, you burning sexbeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the dating advice column that body slams your relationship problems from the top of Hell in the Cell....
00:00, 08/23/2019

The People Behind Teamfight Tactics Talk Player Expectations And 'Garbage' Characters Teamfight Tactics has been out for just over a month, and already Riot games’ entry into the auto-battler genre has become one of the top 10 most popular games on Twitch, with a wide-ranging player ba...
00:00, 08/23/2019

Customers Handed Over Their DNA. The Company Let the FBI Take a Look. Millions of consumers have bought home-test kits, including 1.5 million from FamilyTreeDNA. How that data is used is largely left up to the companies; “We were talking about horrendous crimes. So I ma...
00:00, 08/23/2019

Former England international Haskell to try hand at MMA "Former England rugby international James Haskell has signed a deal with mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA and will compete in the heavyweight division, the 34-year-old confirmed on Thursday."...
00:00, 08/23/2019

US athletes warned they will face punishment if they protest against racism and gun violence "U.S. athletes Race Imboden and Gwen Berry have been placed on probation for 12 months for their political protests at the Pan Am Games, USA Today reported on Tuesday."...
00:00, 08/23/2019

Doing housework could substantially lower risk of ‘early death,’ study says Doing light physical activity such as cooking or washing dishes each day is enough to substantially lower the risk of early death, a study suggests. Researchers say people can raise their chances of l...
00:00, 08/23/2019

Polish rescue service finds body of trapped caver Polish rescuers have found the body of one of two cavers trapped in a cavern in Poland's Tatra mountains since Saturday, mountain rescue service TOPR said late on Thursday....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Italy's president gives parties to Tuesday to build majority President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday gave Italy's bickering parties five days to clinch a deal to resolve a political crisis and avoid a snap election....
00:00, 08/23/2019

| Chinese paper attacks Twitter and Facebook for shutting accounts 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...
00:28, 08/23/2019

Convict In Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Granted 3 Weeks' Leave Extension The Madras High Court on Wednesday extended by another three weeks, the ongoing ordinary leave of Nalini Sriharan, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case....
00:28, 08/23/2019

Democratic national committee rejects mounting calls for climate crisis debate Members cited concerns over changing party rules and opening the door for a flood of single-issue eventsThe Democratic National Committee has rejected mounting calls for a party-sponsored debate on th...
00:28, 08/23/2019

Injured Giants CB Sam Beal running out of time to carve himself a role CINCINNATI – There is an old saying around NFL teams that you cannot make the club from the tub. The roster survival rate for players that spend more time getting treatment and watching practice from ...
00:28, 08/23/2019

Movie theaters are ripping you off as much as greedy airlines Please select your seat. Would you like more degrees of recline? How about a hot meal or early seating? Such choices were once the domain of increasingly greedy airlines, with pricey add-ons making th...
00:56, 08/23/2019

Ask Kotaku's Staff Anything [UPDATE: Over] It is Thursday, August 22, 2019, and there sure is a lot going on. Why not take this opportunity to ask Kotaku’s staff anything you’d like? We’ll be here for an hour or two. Questions go below....
00:56, 08/23/2019

Tarek El Moussa on his new HGTV show, dating again and the evolution of 'Flip or Flop' Tarek El Moussa is back on HGTV for a new season of "Flip or Flop" with ex-wife Christina Anstead, but he's going solo in 2020 with "Flipping 101."        ...
00:56, 08/23/2019

EU 'considers €100bn tech fund to fight US and China rivals' The EU is reportedly weighing plans for a €100bn (£90bn) fund that it hopes will fuel promising European technology companies and stave off competition from larger Chinese and US-based riva...
00:56, 08/23/2019

Serena Williams to face Maria Sharapova in US Open first round Serena opens bid for record-tying 24th major against SharapovaTop-seeded Djokovic drawn into same half as No 3 seed FedererBreakout star Cori Gauff could face Naomi Osaka in round threeSerena Williams...
01:14, 08/23/2019

Brendan Rodgers backs James Maddison to be a perfect fit for England • Leicester manager praises midfielder’s work ethic• ‘He has confidence because he puts the work in,’ says RodgersBrendan Rodgers believes James Maddison has all the attributes to fit seamlessly into ...
01:14, 08/23/2019

Liverpool reveal plan to increase Anfield’s capacity to beyond 60,000 • Club ditch original plans for ‘ambitious’ new proposal• Fit-again Oxlade-Chamberlain signs contract extensionLiverpool have confirmed they are to abandon current plans to redevelop Anfield in favour...
01:14, 08/23/2019

Adam Ashley-Cooper makes Wallabies cut for Rugby World Cup Veteran joins bolter Jordan Petaia on plane to JapanDavid Pocock makes cut despite injury concernsEvergreen Adam Ashley-Cooper and fledgling Jordan Petaia have bolted into the most experienced Austral...
01:14, 08/23/2019

Eddie Jones picks ‘Kamikaze Kids’ Curry and Underhill to face Ireland • England coach pairs Curry and Underhill together for first time• Jones also selects Ford, Farrell and Tuilagi in midfieldEddie Jones had been in his job a matter of months when he called a meeting a...
01:14, 08/23/2019

Apple warns new credit card users over risks of it touching wallets and pockets Manufacturer’s warning to keep flashy, minimalist Apple Card away from pockets, wallets and other cards draw derisionApple’s flashy branded credit card comes with all the sleek, designer chic customer...
01:42, 08/23/2019

Canada’s climate change plan among worst in G7: report The Climate Action Network, a global association of more than 1,300 climate groups, issued a report card on the climate plans of the G7 nations ahead of the leaders' summit in France this weekend....
01:42, 08/23/2019

Deeply Concerned By Fires, Amazon Must Be Protected: UN Chief UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Thursday he was "deeply concerned" by wildfires that have devoured large sections of the Amazon rainforest, blanketing several Brazilian cities in thick......
01:42, 08/23/2019

Russia sends robot into space to test out new booster rocket Russia has sent a humanoid robot to the International Space Station as part of tests on a new rocket that is expected to replace the current vehicle....
01:42, 08/23/2019

'Power' final season premiere: 50 Cent, Starz cast hit red carpet "Power" took over Madison Square Garden in New York to premiere the final season of the Starz crime drama, with 50 Cent and more hitting the carpet.        ...
01:42, 08/23/2019

Tom Holland's Uncharted movie just lost its director—again Fun fact: As of today, there have now been more directors who have dropped out of Sony’s “Fuck it, we have the rights, so why not” film adaptation of the bestselling Uncharted video game franchise tha...
01:42, 08/23/2019

Stan Lee's daughter blasts Marvel and Disney for their apparently shabby treatment of her dad Stan Lee died in 2018, leaving behind a legacy as a tireless promoter of comics, a bombastic showman, and an enthusiastic performer of superhero movie cameos. And also, you know, Spider-Man, perhaps h...
01:42, 08/23/2019

Brie Larson continues to trigger MCU fanboys, this time by casually wielding Thor's hammer Marvel brings people a lot of happiness, right? Certainly, though one subsection of the fandom just can’t seem to get over their disdain for Brie Larson, who plays Captain Marvel in the MCU. On Twitte...
01:42, 08/23/2019

White House mulling tax cuts but not to counter short-term weakness: adviser The Trump administration is studying tax cuts to buttress long-term U.S. economic growth that could be rolled out during the 2020 election campaign but is not looking at action to counter any perceive...
01:42, 08/23/2019

Trump campaign seeks to mobilize women in 2020 battleground states President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is hosting events in 2020 battleground states on Thursday to mobilize and train suburban women, an important voting bloc that defected from Republicans du...
01:42, 08/23/2019

If You Want Fun, Do You Buy A New Mazda Miata Or A Cheap Used One? Everyone knows the current Mazda Miata is fun, but I don’t think it gets enough credit for being the engineering marvel it is. The car weighs about 2,300 pounds, depending on equipment. And despite 30...
02:00, 08/23/2019

What's The One Car Every American Can Agree On? I realize this likely isn’t news to anyone, but current-day America is an extremely divided place. Everybody hates everybody else, and we’re all the absolute worst. I’d like to believe the cleansing, ...
02:00, 08/23/2019

Rihanna Continues to Shine a Light on Global Activism With Her Diamond Ball The year is 2019, marking the fifth annual Diamond Ball hosted by Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty’s Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF). The CLF foundation was founded by Rihanna in 2012, in honor of her grandparents...
02:00, 08/23/2019

South Korea scraps intelligence-sharing pact with Japan in blow to US alliance South Korea is ending its intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, delivering a blow to U.S. and allied missile defenses, in a dispute over human rights abuses during World War II....
02:00, 08/23/2019

|Moyo'slegalteamarguescontemptofcourtafternewterminationnotice In an open letter published on its website, the financial services provider said it took the step "after legal advice and on careful reflection by directors, with proper regard to their fiduciary duti...
02:00, 08/23/2019

Karamo Brown Responds to Dancing With the Stars Backlash Over Sean Spicer Comments Karamo Brown is addressing the Dancing With the Stars backlash. The Queer Eye star was recently named one of the contestants of the next season of Dancing With the Stars, alongside......
02:28, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift's "Lover" Music Video Is the Most Romantic Thing You Will Watch Today Can we always have live streams be this special forever and ever? Just hours after shutting down New York City's Central Park to perform on Good Morning America, Taylor Swift......
02:28, 08/23/2019

Inside Giada De Laurentiis' $30 Million Empire Giada De Laurentiis had no intention of entering into the family business of show. By now, it's hard to imagine the Italian-born granddaughter of famed film producer Dino De......
02:28, 08/23/2019

Miley Cyrus Slams Rumors She Cheated on Liam Hemsworth Miley Cyrus is setting the record straight on her split from Liam Hemsworth. The 26-year-old singer took to Twitter on Thursday to shut down rumors their romance ended because of......
02:28, 08/23/2019

Inside Bethenny Frankel's Real Housewives of New York City Exit: What Happened and What's Next? The B has left the building. Bethenny Frankel announced she would not return to The Real Housewives of New York City. Season 12 of the series was expected to begin filming this summer. An......
02:28, 08/23/2019

Jordyn Woods Is Finding Her "Self-Worth" After Tristan Thompson Cheating Scandal Jordyn Woods doesn't want anyone or anything to define her. The 21-year-old model, who made headlines this year for her involvement with Tristan Thompson, is opening up about the......
02:28, 08/23/2019

Black Desert brings its MMO action to PS4 PlayStation 4 owners have a new massively multiplayer online role-playing game option. Pearl Abyss announced today that Black Desert is now available on the PS4.Read More...
02:28, 08/23/2019

Nadler asks House committees probing Trump to share docs for its impeachment investigation House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler on Thursday asked four House panels investigating President Donald Trump to share documents and other information to aid his committee’s investigation i...
02:28, 08/23/2019

Wildlife summit votes down plan to allow sale of huge ivory stockpile Some African nations at Cites conference argue sales would provide much-needed incomeAn audacious attempt to allow a huge sale of stockpiled elephant ivory has been defeated at an international wildli...
02:28, 08/23/2019

Single polypill reduces risk of heart attacks and strokes, study finds Large trial held in Iran of inexpensive medication combining four common drugs A cheap, single pill taken once a day that combines four common drugs is safe and reduces the risk of events such as hear...
02:28, 08/23/2019

Lightning strikes kill five and injure 100 in Poland and Slovakia Dead include two children after thunderstorm in trekking location in the Tatra mountainsAt least five people, including two children, have died and more than 100 have been injured during a sudden thun...
02:28, 08/23/2019

Amazon wildfires: Who is to blame? Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro accused media organizations of trying to undermine ...
02:28, 08/23/2019

Europa League: Role reversal leaves Eintracht Frankfurt down but not out Colorful, fanatic support and unlikely underdog victories carried Eintracht Frankfurt to the Europa League semifinals last year. But in the final qualifying round first leg, French side Strasbourg tur...
02:28, 08/23/2019

Walsh says he is 'strongly, strongly considering' challenging Trump in Republican primary Former Illinois GOP Rep. Joe Walsh, who has been publicly mulling a 2020 primary challenge to President Donald Trump, said Thursday he is "strongly, strongly considering" entering the race....
02:56, 08/23/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after his 'deep state' comments sparked stock selloff The outspoken CEO of online home goods retailer Overstock.com resigned Thursday, days after he issued a press release entitled "Comments on Deep State" that claimed he helped the FBI carry out "politi...
02:56, 08/23/2019

| What does Facebook's plan to hire journalists mean for media industry? Facebook's plan to hire professional journalists instead of relying solely on algorithms to deliver news is a positive step but is unlikely to shake up an embattled media industry, analysts say....
02:56, 08/23/2019

Back-to-school products you should never buy at Target Target is one of the most popular stores for back-to-school shopping — but skip these items or you'll be wasting money!       ...
02:56, 08/23/2019

Dell announces new laptops for developers and SMBs At this year's IFA conference in Berlin, Dell announced a number of new laptops as well as a refresh of the beloved XPS 13.The updated XPS 13 now includes Intel's 10th Gen Core U series proc...
03:14, 08/23/2019

Exclusive: The foldable Huawei Mate X will have the new Kirin 990 chipset The Huawei Mate X will indeed pack the Kirin 990 chip, TechRadar learned at a Huawei briefing in New York City.Yanmin Wang, president of CEE, Nordic and Canadian Regions of Huawei’s Consumer Bu...
03:14, 08/23/2019

The best PC gaming headsets of 2019 Full immersion into a game requires more than just one of the best gaming PCs. It also requires great visuals and fantastic audio. And the best way to get great audio with a PC set up is through the b...
03:14, 08/23/2019

Best Wi-Fi extenders of 2019: top devices for boosting your WiFi network The best Wi-Fi extenders will ensure that your wireless network reaches every nook and cranny of your home or office, especially if you’re trying to cover a substantial space. In this list you&...
03:14, 08/23/2019

HP Inc. CEO Dion Weisler stepping down Nov. 1 and will be succeeded by Enrique Lores HP Inc. is losing the chief executive who has been leading the personal computer maker since it broke off as a separate company four years ago.       ...
03:42, 08/23/2019

YouTube takes action on campaigns targeting Hong Kong protests The move follows similar action by Twitter and Facebook, which said China was behind the campaigns. Google, YouTube's parent company, said VPNs and other methods were used to disguise the origin of th...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Australian shoppers are spending less – and Qantas and Coles see their profits dip Consumer demand weakens in face of stagnant wage growth and economic uncertaintyAustralian shoppers have become increasingly careful in their spending habits as a slew of consumer-facing companies rep...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Google’s new privacy standards want to save us from creepy ad practices This might strike you at first blush as a bit ironic, coming from one of the most data-hungry tech giants out there. Nevertheless, Google has rolled out the sketches of a plan that it presents as an a...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift throws it back to '1989' in swoon-worthy, Christmas-themed 'Lover' video Hours before the "Lover" album is released into the world, Taylor Swift unveiled an eye-popping new video for the romantic title track.        ...
04:00, 08/23/2019

MLB suspends involvement in Venezuelan baseball following sanctions Major League Baseball said on Thursday it was suspending involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season pending instructions from the U.S. government, which has repeatedly sanctio...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Back from 'hell', Fury helping others fight their demons Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he "tasted death" during the mental health crisis that brought him to the brink of suicide but is back and on a mission to help others....
04:00, 08/23/2019

FAA to invite pilots from across the globe for Boeing 737 MAX simulator tests Boeing Co's latest 737 narrow-body model, the MAX, was grounded worldwide in March after two crashes within five months in Indonesia and Ethiopia that killed 346 people....
04:00, 08/23/2019

Mexico again rejects 'safe third country' proposal by U.S. on migration Mexico reiterated its opposition to becoming a safe third country for asylum seekers, with the foreign minister on Thursday endorsing the senate leader's declaration that the legislature would never p...
04:28, 08/23/2019

Australian state ends Chinese education program over foreign interference fears Australia's most populous state said it will ax a Chinese-funded education program that teaches Mandarin in schools amid fears over potential foreign influence....
04:28, 08/23/2019

The Apple Card is a beautiful baby bird and should be handled as such An Apple Card support page warns if the titanium credit card comes into contact with leather or denim, the interaction could cause “permanent discoloration that might not wash off.”...
04:56, 08/23/2019

Three Fed Officials Offer Diverging Views on Rate Cuts in TV Interviews Three Fed officials offered diverging views on the path for monetary policy in television interviews, with two skeptical over the need for lower rates and a third open to a further cut by the central ...
04:56, 08/23/2019

Salesforce Increases Full-Year Revenue Forecast The business-software provider posted record results in the latest quarter, offering positive signs for enterprise-technology spending as some companies in recent weeks flashed warnings about client s...
04:56, 08/23/2019

'Work will set you free': US Army commander suspended for using Auschwitz slogan to boost recruiting A US Army commander has been suspended after he reportedly sent a memo to Army recruiters that included the Nazi motto of the notorious Auschwitz death camp....
04:56, 08/23/2019

Co-worker arrested in stabbing death on Cal State Fullerton campus A suspect has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a retired college administrator at the California State University, Fullerton campus, officials said Thursday. ...
05:14, 08/23/2019

Rhode Island portable toilet explosions probed by bomb squad, $5G reward offered Authorities in Rhode Island are trying to figure out who set off explosives inside a pair of portable toilets over the weekend, leaving the thrones blown to pieces in two towns....
05:14, 08/23/2019

American man on trial for killing hotel worker in Anguilla fears for life: attorney The attorney of an American man facing manslaughter charges in the death of a resort worker in Anguilla says prosecutors are knowingly putting her client's life in danger by demanding he show up in pe...
05:14, 08/23/2019

Albanian restaurant owner at center of viral windshield smash video has business torn down The Albanian man caught on camera punching through the windshield of a moving car following a dispute with a group of Spanish tourists has had his restaurant torn down less than a week after the video...
05:14, 08/23/2019

Vegan Australian parents spared jail after ‘completely inadequate’ diet left baby malnourished An Australian couple who put their baby on a strict vegan diet that left her malnourished and suffering from long-term medical issues avoided a jail sentence on Thursday....
05:14, 08/23/2019

British Hong Kong consulate employee solicited a prostitute, Chinese media claims The British Consulate employee detained in China for 15 days after leaving Hong Kong on a business trip violated public law by soliciting a prostitute, state-backed media reported Thursday. ...
05:14, 08/23/2019

iPhone 11 Pro: Everything we think we know If Apple sticks to its usual timing, it should reveal its latest iPhones in a manner of weeks. But as always, the rumor mill has churned out enough leaks to reveal much of what to expect well before A...
05:14, 08/23/2019

Long-dormant Age of Empires IV might resurface in November Age of Empires IV, a game that’s been teased for two years, is finally going to make its gameplay debut later this year — at least, we hope so. Microsoft turned up empty-handed to this week’s Gamescom...
05:14, 08/23/2019

Come on Apple, make it easier to browse artists in the Music app I loved the iPod. Hell, I think it’s the greatest gadget ever. And while I’d love for Apple to release a new version, it’s never going to happen. So, I’m stuck listening to my MP3s on my iPhone‘s Musi...
05:14, 08/23/2019

Ashes: Archer takes six to skittle Australia Jofra Archer claimed a maiden Test five-for as a late flurry of wickets saw England bowl Australia out for 179 after an otherwise frustrating, rain-filled first day of the third Ashes Test at Headingl...
05:14, 08/23/2019

Baltimore Orioles set MLB record for most home runs allowed in a season Baltimore Orioles set MLB mark with their 259th home run allowed, and there's still more than a month left in the regular season.       ...
05:14, 08/23/2019

No. 6 LSU hoping Chaisson's return has transformative effect LSU's K'Lavon Chaisson has one season left to fulfill the promise that once lured Tigers coach Ed Orgeron to the highly regarded pass rusher's Houston home at 4 a.m. for a recruiting pi...
05:14, 08/23/2019

Ducks freshman Thibodeaux should get plenty of playing time Oregon defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux highlights coach Mario Cristobal's 2019 recruiting class and should see plenty of playing time as a freshman       ...
05:14, 08/23/2019

Cramer's lightning round: The utility stock you want to own and hold "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
06:00, 08/23/2019

Andrew Yang’s Bipartisan Bet Mr. Yang is no fan of the president. But his coalition includes conservatives who see nonpartisan logic in his message about automation and job loss....
06:00, 08/23/2019

Tour Championship: Xander Schauffele makes up ground to catch Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka Xander Schauffele began the Tour Championship six shots off the lead; now he's tied for first with Justin Thomas and Brooks Koepka after one round.       ...
06:28, 08/23/2019

Acuña delivers winning single, Braves beat Marlins again Ronald Acuña Jr. hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves won their fifth straight game, finishing off the Miami Marlins 3-2      ...
06:28, 08/23/2019

Annie Park leads CP Women's Open; Brooke Henderson 1 back Annie Park shot a 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead in the opening round of the CP Canadian Women's Open       ...
06:28, 08/23/2019

Chargers safeties Phillips, Watkins ready to step up Los Angeles Chargers safeties Adrian Phillips and Jaylen Watkins know that the spotlight is on them while Derwin James is out with a broken bone in his right foot       ...
06:28, 08/23/2019

Felice Gimondi, Cyclist With a Career Triple Crown, Dies at 76 He was one of the rare competitors to win the Tour de France, the Vuelta a España and the Giro d’Italia. But he was stymied by the great Eddy Merckx....
06:28, 08/23/2019

Jets already were planning for Brandon Copeland suspension Jets coach Adam Gase is dealing with the loss of another player after the NFL handed down a four-game suspension to linebacker Brandon Copeland this week. Gase and the team have known this was a possi...
06:28, 08/23/2019

Ryan Kalil’s ‘savvy vet stuff’ impressing new Jets teammates Jets defensive lineman Leonard Williams lined up against new center Ryan Kalil this week and got a surprise. “He like snaps the ball and hits at the same exact time,” Williams recounted Thursday. “I w...
06:28, 08/23/2019

Gennady Golovkin is done chasing Canelo Alvarez trilogy fight Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is done with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Done with chasing him for a third fight and done with the frustration of reliving their past two fights. “I was ready to fight in September,”...
06:28, 08/23/2019

Mets growing confident in their newfound Citi Field advantage Welcome to the new Citi Field, where wild jersey-ripping celebrations, the home team mashing and, most importantly, wins have become the norm. As the Mets chase down a playoff spot that seemed like a ...
06:28, 08/23/2019

Ted Cruz defends Hasbro's 'Monopoly Socialism' after parody board game draws criticism online Sen. Ted Cruz came to the defense of toy-making giant Hasbro on Thursday after the company came under fire over a "Monopoly Socialism" game that takes as its slogan the phrase "Winning is for capitali...
06:28, 08/23/2019

FDA to trial innovative computer-assisted heart surgeries this fall Starting this fall, the FDA plans to trial an innovative new computational medicine approach to heart surgery with 160 patients in the US. The procedure, called Optimal Target Identification via Model...
06:28, 08/23/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $60 on an Acer Chromebook 11 This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
06:28, 08/23/2019

iFixit teardown takes a look inside the Note 10+ 5G The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G will be available online and in stores tomorrow. Just in time, the folks at iFixit are sharing a peek inside the new device. Most notably, the phone borrows one major de...
06:28, 08/23/2019

Bose's new portable speaker has Alexa, Google Assistant and 360 audio Bose is expanding its smart speaker offerings with the aptly named Bose Portable Home Speaker, which includes Bluetooth connectivity, voice control and virtual assistant integration into a 7.5-inch by...
06:28, 08/23/2019

How to 'Refresh' Your PC When Windows Says There's a Problem Windows has a propensity to accrue digital dust and grime that can bog down the system, and reinstalling the operating system is a nice catch-all cure for anything that ails it....
06:56, 08/23/2019

Army brother sends decoy ahead of surprise visit Nothing beats a teddy bear dressed as your deployed big brother on your 15th birthday...Except maybe your big brother.        ...
06:56, 08/23/2019

Scarf the tracker dog protects animals from poachers A mother's work is never done. This dog raises her seven pups while saving endangered animals from poachers in Kenya's wild. This video was made possible through the International Cente...
06:56, 08/23/2019

Judge grants mistrial in case of Indiana man Joseph Oberhansley, accused of cannibalism The judge in the Indiana trial of a man accused of raping, murdering and eating parts of his ex-girlfriend's body granted a motion for a mistrial.        ...
06:56, 08/23/2019

'People are on edge': Mass violence threats – at least 30 in 18 states – have surged since El Paso, Dayton Arrests for making mass killing threats have proliferated since the shootings in El Paso and Dayton this month, with more than 25 so far.        ...
06:56, 08/23/2019

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Robert Cousy President Donald Trump presented basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in an Oval Office ceremony on Thursday. (Aug. 22)  ...
06:56, 08/23/2019

Man charged in dog mauling death of Detroit girl A man has been charged in the death of a 9-year-old Detroit girl, who was mauled by three dogs despite rescue efforts by neighbors, her father and emergency responders (Aug. 22)    ...
06:56, 08/23/2019

City wants to keep using calcium chloride on Edmonton roads; chemical engineer disputes reports The studies, released Thursday, look into the city’s two-year pilot project on calcium chloride and come after many months of heated discussions surrounding the anti-icing agent....
07:14, 08/23/2019

Fire Emblem Hacker Makes The Gatekeeper Playable, And His Charm Stat Is Huge Greetings, professor! Nothing to report! Well, there is one thing. A Fire Emblem: Three Houses hacker has figured out how to recruit the man, the myth, the character whose voice you’re reading this in...
07:14, 08/23/2019

Free entry at most national parks August 25 The National Park Service is celebrating its 103rd birthday on August 25th by allowing visitors to enter any national park for free. Visitors will get a chance to explore parks like Yosemite and the G...
07:14, 08/23/2019

Walmart, Tesla look to address issues surrounding solar systems Walmart Inc and Tesla Inc are looking to address all issues surrounding the solar installations at Walmart stores, the companies said late on Thursday, two days after the retailer sued the electric ...
07:42, 08/23/2019

Watch: Fugitive emu caught on camera in North Carolina An emu on the loose in North Carolina for about two months was caught on camera in a wooded area and authorities said they are closing in on the flightless bird....
07:42, 08/23/2019

FDA pegs Edwards Lifesciences Sapien delivery system recall as severest The U.S. health regulator on Thursday categorized the recall of Edwards Lifesciences Corp's Sapien 3 Ultra delivery system as extremely serious, highlighting health risks associated with its use, but ...
07:42, 08/23/2019

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s administration and at least temporarily suspending in...
08:00, 08/23/2019

U.S. SEC fines Deutsche Bank $16 million to settle foreign corruption charges Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated U.S. corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government officials in order to win or retain business, th...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Hurtado scores in 88th minute, Sporting KC beats Minnesota Erik Hurtado scored his second goal of the season in the 88th minute and Sporting Kansas City beat Minnesota United 1-0       ...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Motorola One Action Set to Launch in India Today, How to Watch Live Stream Motorola One Action price in India is yet to be revealed, though it was launched in Europe last week with a price tag of EUR 259 (roughly Rs. 20,600)....
08:00, 08/23/2019

Great British Bake Off's Prue Leith to advise on hospital food after Listeria deaths Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith is to advise a Government review into hospital food following the deaths of six people due to a listeria outbreak....
08:28, 08/23/2019

"Notice" To Those Defending Civil Liberties: Kapil Sibal On P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday took a swipe at the government, saying the "economy is in ICU" and the Modi dispensation has issued a "look out notice" for all those defending civil......
08:28, 08/23/2019

Months Ahead Of Olympics, World Body Suspends India's Dope Testing Lab The World Anti-Doping Agency or WADA has suspended the accreditation of the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) for six months in what could be a massive blow to anti-doping movement in the......
08:28, 08/23/2019

GMC Packs The Sierra Full Of Cameras To Make Towing So Much Easier The new GMC Sierra has 15 different camera views available to help you see out, behind, above, around, and behind any cargo you might have in the bed, or trailer you might be towing. This afternoon I ...
08:28, 08/23/2019

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety standards. ...
08:56, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ Arrives the Old-Fashioned Way, and With Twists The pop star’s 18-track, seventh studio album is out now, featuring the Dixie Chicks, St. Vincent and production by her go-to collaborator Jack Antonoff....
08:56, 08/23/2019

Asian stocks cautious ahead of Powell's speech; yuan at fresh 11-1/2 year low Asian shares struggled to make headway on Friday as uncertainty over how much further the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates added to investors' worries over slowing global growth....
08:56, 08/23/2019

Is It Unconstitutional to Sleep in Your Home? For a Governor, Perhaps Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia has had many political disputes, but whether he is spending enough nights in the Governor’s Mansion may be the unlikeliest....
09:14, 08/23/2019

Epstein Suicide Inquiry Grows: Roughly 15 Jail Workers Are Subpoenaed Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide at a Manhattan jail has led to reassignments for top prison officials, and now federal grand jury subpoenas for jail employees....
09:14, 08/23/2019

Watch: 'Villains' trailer turns the tables on 'It' star Bill Skarsgard ALTER released a trailer for the horror film Villains, starring Bill Skarsgard and Maika Monroe as criminals who break into a house. The owners (Jeffrey Donovan and Kyra Sedgwick) then take them hosta...
09:14, 08/23/2019

Groups sue Trump for weakening protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to cra...
09:14, 08/23/2019

US justice department news briefing links to white nationalist website Email sent to immigration judges links to virulently anti-immigrant site full of antisemitic referencesThe US Department of Justice distributed a morning news briefing to immigration judges that conta...
09:14, 08/23/2019

Molotov-Ribbentrop: why is Moscow trying to justify Nazi pact? Exhibition about Soviet-Nazi treaty, signed on 23 August 1939, seeks to turn spotlight on west’s behaviour in 1930s Eighty years after the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany signed a non-aggression treaty ...
09:14, 08/23/2019

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement...
09:14, 08/23/2019

'Go old man, go!' Mobility scooter fugitive evades police in low-speed chase The speeding double amputee in New Zealand says he didn’t have time to stop because he needed to get his tea readyNew Zealand police embarked on what may be the world’s slowest chase while attempting ...
09:14, 08/23/2019

When calling out environmental hypocrisy is nothing but a cynical ploy | Zoe Williams Those who would benefit from climate inaction try to sabotage green politics by criticising activists. We must resist themEver since Al Gore first launched his climate crusade, the sight of any given ...
09:14, 08/23/2019

Zimbabwean comedian goes into hiding after abduction and beating Political satirist Samantha Kureya seized at home, stripped and forced to drink sewageOne of Zimbabwe’s best-known comedians and political satirists is in hiding after being abducted from her home by ...
09:14, 08/23/2019

'It's not legal': UN stands by as Turkey deports vulnerable Syrians Government pressure leaves agency silent despite claims of forced returns of LGBT refugees and others under police crackdown When summer began, Ward’s* biggest worry was her sick boyfriend.A Syrian wi...
09:14, 08/23/2019

'Malaria will not be eradicated in near future', warns WHO Three-year review says new vaccines for eradicating disease are only 40% effectiveMalaria will not be eradicated in the foreseeable future even though it is achievable and would save millions of lives...
09:14, 08/23/2019

Barcelona players angry at failure to land Neymar - Paper Round "Barcelona players want Neymar, Arsenal want to sell two players, Crystal Palace will give Christian Benteke a new deal, and Watford threaten their fans."...
09:42, 08/23/2019

Why is the Amazon rainforest on fire? The Amazon rainforest is burning at an alarming rate, with tens of thousands of fires laying waste to the world's largest tropical rainforest.        ...
09:42, 08/23/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Bernie Sanders released a climate plan on Thursday that would cost $16.3 trillion during his tour of a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire. The presidential hopeful called the town of Paradis...
09:42, 08/23/2019

Gary Ray Bowles, a serial killer who preyed on gay men, executed in Florida STARKE, Fla. — Gary Ray Bowles, a serial killer who preyed on older gay men during an eight-month spree that left six dead, was executed by lethal injection Thursday at Florida State Prison. The sente...
09:42, 08/23/2019

Three men arrested for threatening to shoot up Planned Parenthood this month A Tennessee man allegedly posted online that he was going to “shoot up” a Planned Parenthood — the third person arrested for threatening violence against the health care provider thi...
09:42, 08/23/2019

Los Angeles toddler rescued after parents’ murder-suicide: cops A 2-year-old girl was found unharmed in her Los Angeles home after her parents died in an apparent murder-suicide, police said. The toddler was inside the Sun Valley home Monday when her father, Perry...
09:42, 08/23/2019

Walmart to renovate and reopen El Paso store with mass shooting memorial The El Paso Walmart where 22 people were gunned down earlier this month is set to reopen after a renovation that will include the installation of a memorial for the victims, company officials said. Th...
09:42, 08/23/2019

Congress, carmakers step up heat stroke fight Miles Harrison didn’t always drop his 21-month-old son Chase off at daycare in the mornings. On July 8, 2008, he was supposed to. Thinking he did, he proceeded with his normal routine and headed for h...
09:42, 08/23/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after speaking of 'Deep State,' and investigations of Trump, Clinton Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has resigned days after previous letter speaking of the "deep state'' and helping investigations of Trump, Clinton       ...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Lawmakers want probe after EPA allows some refineries to stop using ethanol U.S. lawmakers are calling for an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to exempt 31 small refineries from using ethanol in their fuel blends, as is required by federal law...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Justice Department indicts 80 in online scams linked to Nigeria The Justice Department unsealed a 252-count indictment accusing 80 people in the United States and Nigeria of attempting to steal millions of dollars through Internet scams....
10:00, 08/23/2019

Patriots safety Patrick Chung indicted in New Hampshire on cocaine possession charge New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted on a felony charge of cocaine possession in New Hampshire, according to the Belknap County Attorney’s Office....
10:00, 08/23/2019

Pakistan to UNICEF: Drop Priyanka Chopra Pakistan has demanded that Indian actress Priyanka Chopra be stripped of her UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador role, saying that her "support for war" and the Indian government amid heightened tensions in th...
10:28, 08/23/2019

Carlos Ghosn's wife asks Macron for help Carole Ghosn, the wife of embattled auto executive Carlos Ghosn, has for months been blasting Japanese authorities for how they have handled her husband's case. Now she wants French President Emmanuel...
10:28, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift's 'Lover' Easter eggs: Which fan theories were right and which were way off? Taylor Swift is the queen of leaving Easter egg clues for her fans. With the release of "Lover," which theories actually came true?        ...
10:56, 08/23/2019

Religions for Peace: Women push for gender equality At this year's global religion summit on Lake Constance, female delegates from Africa, Asia and the Middle East made clear women must have a greater say....
10:56, 08/23/2019

Is insufficient data Germany's biggest hurdle to tackling workplace discrimination? Germany has become more diverse in recent years. But diversity and inequality data is hard to come by. And when it's available it often lacks complexity, experts say. A look at the current situation a...
10:56, 08/23/2019

US-Australia basketball: Fans voice anger at seating Basketball fans who paid for expensive seats at a USA-Australia match in the Australian city of Melbourne say they have been ripped off. Hollywood actor Russell Crowe was among those to complain of po...
10:56, 08/23/2019

Oppo Reno A Rumoured to Launch With Dual Rear Cameras Oppo Reno A is said to have a full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) display and a Snapdragon 710 SoC, paired with 6GB of RAM. The launch date of the smartphone is yet to be revealed....
11:14, 08/23/2019

Google's Privacy Sandbox Initiative to Protect Users' Privacy on Web In a bid to protect users' privacy as they open ads on the Web, Google has announced a new initiative called "Privacy Sandbox" to develop a set of open standards to fundamentally enhance privacy on......
11:14, 08/23/2019

Redmi Note 8 Teasers Suggest Gaming Accessories, Liquid Cooling Support Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro teasers hint that the phones will come with high frame rates, liquid cooling, network optimisation, smooth touchscreen experience and long battery life....
11:14, 08/23/2019

YouTube Disables More Than 200 Channels Targetting Hong Kong Protests Google on Thursday said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
11:14, 08/23/2019

Paige Thompson, Capital One data breach suspect, remaining jailed before trial Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer who goes by the online alias "erratic," has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people and to get herself killed by police, prosecutors said...
11:14, 08/23/2019

Arsenal trio can match Liverpool's front three - Aubameyang "Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says Arsenal could try to fight fire with fire on Saturday by deploying him in a front three alongside Alexandre Lacazette and Nicolas Pepe when they travel to face Liverpoo...
11:14, 08/23/2019

Gerrard: Make Ibrox rock for Europa League clash "Steven Gerrard has called on Rangers fans to make Ibrox rock when Legia Warsaw return to Glasgow for the second leg of their Europa League qualifier."...
11:14, 08/23/2019

MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order Major League Baseball has told players they cannot compete in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President Donald Trump's embargo against the country....
11:42, 08/23/2019

Source: Left ankle sprain for Panthers' Newton Panthers quarterback Cam Newton left Thursday night's preseason game against New England in the first quarter with what a league source told ESPN is a sprained left ankle....
11:42, 08/23/2019

Brooks Koepka's Body Issue shoot makes his priorities clear Brooks Koepka caught plenty of flak for posing for ESPN's Body Issue, and possibly compromising his chances in the Players in the process. But after another major win and three close calls this year, ...
11:42, 08/23/2019

Reports of mice in new UA Honors Village TUCSON – As students move into their new homes for the school year at the University of Arizona, parents of students moving into the new Honors Village have a concern. In a private Facebook grou...
11:42, 08/23/2019

ID theft ring targeting veterans lands 5 men behind bars (WOAI)  – Federal authorities in San Antonio have filed charges against five men accused of orchestrating an international theft ring. The men allegedly targeted thousands of veterans and their ...
11:42, 08/23/2019

Angler Debbie Geddes couldn’t believe what she found on the end of her line during a recent day of fishing on Lake Champlain (WPTZ)  An average fishing day turned into a rare one for an angler on Lake Champlain. Debbie Geddes was fishing with her husband when she reeled in a fish with two mouths. She let the fish go, but no...
11:42, 08/23/2019

Local oral surgeons fight opioid epidemic with non-opioid alternative TUCSON- Local oral surgeons are making it their mission to help tackle the opioid epidemic. Doctors Adam Kaiser and Jay Schmidt, oral surgeons in Tucson, said that a common place people access narcoti...
11:42, 08/23/2019

At home with Pandora Skyes: inside The High Low presenter's fun, eclectic and colourful 'forever home' Writer and podcast host Pandora Sykes worked fast to decorate her 'grown-up forever house' in bold, colourful style — getting it done with just a week to spare before her baby arrived....
12:00, 08/23/2019

Grocery store featured in 'Stranger Things' has become a tourist attraction, sells more Eggos than ever before The managers of the Piggly Wiggly, which was formerly called Bradley's Big Buy, say fans have been coming to the store every day since the third season of "Stranger Things" debuted....
12:00, 08/23/2019

Genesis third crossover Nothing's official, but Hyundai at one point included an additional crossover in Genesis' product guide for the future. With its corporate siblings offering myriad crossover sizes, Genesis could proba...
12:00, 08/23/2019

Google, Intel, Microsoft Join Data Protection Consortium Microsoft has joined other industry partners like Google and Intel to create the Confidential Computing Consortium, a new organisation that will be hosted at The Linux Foundation....
12:28, 08/23/2019

Elon Musk Called to Step Down as Tesla CEO by Top Investor A top investor in the electric car maker Tesla has stressed that Elon Musk should step down as CEO as his irresponsible tweets can do the company more harm than good....
12:28, 08/23/2019

US toymaker Hasbro to buy 'Peppa Pig' brand and studio "Peppa Pig" is set to get a new owner in a $4 billion deal with US giant Hasbro. The cartoon about a family of pigs has found millions of fans worldwide and even sparked anger of Chinese censors for b...
12:56, 08/23/2019

| Bok RWC squad: Expect 'mundane Monday'! The principle of consistency unlikely to be suddenly binned by Rassie Erasmus, the Boks’ World Cup squad will be low on shock value, expects Rob Houwing....
12:56, 08/23/2019

Ex-White House Press Secretary Says She Is ‘Beyond Proud’ to Join Fox News as a Contributor (NEW YORK) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who once sparred with journalists, has decided to join them. Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide politica...
12:56, 08/23/2019

ESPN's Ariel Helwani Pops A Boner Over Having A Role In Conor McGregor's PR Campaign Conor McGregor is many objectionable things. He’s a massive shithead, an outspoken bigot, a rich showy asshole, a violent rage-monster, a destroyer of other people’s personal property, and a puncher o...
12:56, 08/23/2019

Ray Dalio's Beatles-inspired routine for success Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio is widely considered a rock star of the investing world. But the source of his success has a lot to do with superstars of another sort: The Beatles....
12:56, 08/23/2019

Italy elections look likely as experts cast doubt on a new left-wing alliance The unlikely alliance would in theory enjoy a relatively comfortable majority in the parliament's lower house but would rely on a handful of sympathetic but unaligned senators....
12:56, 08/23/2019

Yankees swept by A’s as Tanaka comes back down to earth OAKLAND, Calif. — After the Yankees were swept out of the Bay Area by the resourceful Athletics and headed for Southern California to play the powerhouse Dodgers, Aaron Boone didn’t miss a gear in tal...
12:56, 08/23/2019

Chicago judge may tap special prosecutor to review actor Jussie Smollett's case The case of ex-"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who sparked a firestorm in Chicago by reporting a racist attack authorities have ruled a hoax, returns to court on Friday, when local media say a judge m...
13:14, 08/23/2019

Amazon rainforest fires: global leaders urged to divert Brazil from 'suicide' path Experts say international pressure may be only way to sway Bolsonaro governmentInternational pressure may be the only way to stop the Brazilian government from taking a “suicide” path in the Amazon, o...
13:14, 08/23/2019

NYPD cop tried to collect insurance on ‘stolen’ BMW that was found torched An NYPD cop tried to collect insurance money on a BMW he said was stolen — but was busted for fraud when it turned out the car had gone up in flames two days before the officer claimed it went m...
13:14, 08/23/2019

Cops bust Jermaine Orr for allegedly murdering teen at Queens house party Cops busted the man wanted in connection to the murder of an 18-year-old in Queens, who was one of the five people shot dead in a 24-hour period in New York, authorities said Thursday. Jermaine Orr, 1...
13:14, 08/23/2019

Hunter Harrison's Train Overhaul Starts Running Out of Steam Precision-scheduled railroading, the industrywide system to boost efficiency pioneered by the late Hunter Harrison, led to widespread improvements in recent years. But the momentum from that shift is ...
13:14, 08/23/2019

G7 leaders take in dim economic outlook as global growth sputters, trade war looms Factories are slumping, many businesses are paralyzed, global growth is sputtering and the world's two mightiest economies are in the grip of a dangerous trade war....
13:42, 08/23/2019

Experience: I had an erection for three weeks I grabbed a wine-cooling sleeve from the freezer and wrapped it around my penisThis summer I got a new boyfriend, moved into a new flat in Berlin and started a new job – it was one of the happiest tim...
13:42, 08/23/2019

Good nature: citizen science trips and holidays in the UK Passionate about wildlife and nature? These surveys and activities offer volunteers a close-up of our fauna and flora while helping to safeguard the environmentForestry England’s Big Forest Find is th...
13:42, 08/23/2019

Australian thermal coal exporters warned of falling demand from India Report says outlook in India is ‘finely balanced and uncertain’ despite resources industry’s high hopesThermal coal exporters face “significant risk” that demand from India will decline, a report by t...
14:00, 08/23/2019

Norfolk scheme brings ancient wildflower meadows back to life Restoration project uses seed-rich hay taken from roadside verges to regrow lost meadowsThere is something back to front about the idyllic scene on a meadow south of Norwich. Hay is normally gathered ...
14:00, 08/23/2019

Merkel backs Macron's call for G7 talks to focus on Amazon fires German chancellor ‘convinced of emergency’ but Brazil’s leader accuses European leaders of colonialismAngela Merkel has backed Emmanuel Macron’s call to put the fires in the Amazon on the agenda at th...
14:00, 08/23/2019

'God, I love the English': Swift details nights out in London in new song Can you Adam and Eve it? Taylor Swift might have spent her formative years in Nashville, Tennessee, but nowadays she is apparently all about walks in Camden Market and nights out in Brixton....
14:00, 08/23/2019

Daniel Jones takes big hit, keeps on ticking in another strong game for New York Giants New York Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones showed tremendous poise when he encountered another "Welcome to the NFL, kid" moment.       ...
14:00, 08/23/2019

WADA suspends India's anti-doping lab The World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended India's drug-testing laboratory for six months, saying its analysis isn't up to scratch       ...
14:00, 08/23/2019

|UPDATE:NaspersshareholdersvotetosupportseparationofTencentstake Naspers shareholders have voted to support a resolution for the proposed spinoff and Amsterdam listing of the company's international technology interests....
14:00, 08/23/2019

|StandardBankseesitswestAfricangrowthtakingofffrom2020 Standard Bank expects its investment into French-speaking West African countries to start taking off once its Ivory Coast business becomes established and Senegal becomes operational....
14:00, 08/23/2019

Kia Seltos: Variants Explained In Detail Kia is offering the Seltos with a range of variants and trim options providing a suitable combination for anyone who has a budget between Rs. 10 lakh and Rs. 20 lakh. Here's a break-up of all the......
14:00, 08/23/2019

EU drafts plan for hundred billion-dollar fund to take on US tech firms, reports say European Union officials drafted a plan to launch a sovereign wealth fund to invest in companies that could compete with U.S. and Chinese tech giants, according to reports in the Financial Times and P...
14:28, 08/23/2019

No-frills Wills: British royals take commercial flight to see queen Britain's Prince William has taken a commercial no-frills flight to visit his grandmother Queen Elizabeth, winning plaudits and favorable comparisons to his brother Harry after the younger sibling......
14:28, 08/23/2019

Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler support Planned Parenthood amid loss of federal funding Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler and Maggie Gyllenhaal are defending Planned Parenthood against what they call a "direct attack on the equality of women."        ...
14:56, 08/23/2019

New Mexico police find dead newborn in trash bag, may have been injected with heroin, police say New Mexico police last Friday evening found a dead newborn baby in a trash bag who may have been injected with heroin by its mother, according to a report....
14:56, 08/23/2019

Air India Owes Rs 4,500 Crore To Fuel Retailers, Say Officials IOC, BPCL and HPCL more than a week back jointly wrote to Air India seeking expeditious clearance of the dues, failing which they will be constrained to take action....
14:56, 08/23/2019

Poland's ruling party hit by scandals, poll shows Poland's ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party, hit by two high profile resignations, lost 5 percentage points in an opinion poll published on Friday ahead of October's election....
15:14, 08/23/2019

Zidane cannot contemplate goalkeeper Navas leaving Real Madrid "Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says he cannot imagine his team parting ways with triple Champions League winning goalkeeper Keylor Navas, even as reports gather pace that the Costa Rican has asked...
15:14, 08/23/2019

Members of Facebook's 'Crypto Mafia' Reportedly Getting Cold Feet About Libra Currency At least two of the 28 entities that have signed on for Facebook’s planned Libra currency are now getting nervous about the project, according to a new report from the Financial Times. And Facebook is...
15:14, 08/23/2019

Apparently, Facebook Had to Crack Down On Major Pro-Trump Advertiser. But That's Not the Weird Bit... Facebook banned the second-largest supplier of pro-Trump ads on its platform, the Epoch Times, after the group tried to sneak thousands of ads past its review system, according to an NBC report Thursd...
15:14, 08/23/2019

Russian doctor has trace of radiation after explosion Russian officials say they have checked over 100 medical workers who helped treat victims of a recent explosion and found one man with a trace of radiation...
15:42, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong protesters form human chains to call for democracy Supporters of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement create human chains on both sides of the city’s harbor, inspired by a historic protest 30 years ago in the Baltic states against Soviet control...
15:42, 08/23/2019

Chandrayaan-2: Soft Landing of Vikram Planned for September 7 Chandrayaan-2 was launched on July 22, and has undergone several orbital manoeuvres. ISRO Chairman K Sivan made the announcement on Thursday at an event in Chennai....
15:42, 08/23/2019

Noise Shots X3 Review A popular product in the affordable audio segment, the Noise Shots X3 is affordable and promising in many ways. We review it to find out just how good these truly wireless earphones are....
15:42, 08/23/2019

Huawei Launches 'World's Most Powerful AI Processor', Ascend 910 Huawei on Friday launched what it is calling world's most powerful artificial intelligence (AI) processor -- the Ascend 910 -- along with an all-scenario AI computing framework called MindSpore....
15:42, 08/23/2019

Wonderkid Evenepoel signs new long-term deal with Deceuninck – Quick-Step "Cycling news - Remco Evenepoel has been rewarded for his impressive first season at World Tour level with a new and improved contract at Deceuninck – Quick-Step."...
15:42, 08/23/2019

Multi-Billionaire David Koch, Who Spent Millions Supporting Conservative Policies, Dies at 79 (WASHINGTON) — David H. Koch, executive vice president of Koch Industries Inc. and a long-time philanthropist, has died at age 79. His older brother, Charles, the death on Friday, saying, “...
15:42, 08/23/2019

The Amazon is burning because the world eats so much meat The Amazon fires are no accident. Many of them are being set by ranchers to clear land for cattle -- a traditional practice emboldened by Brazil's pro-business president, who is backed by the country'...
15:42, 08/23/2019

Microsoft widens its efforts to support DirectX 12 games on Windows 7 Microsoft is offering more support to studios looking to port DirectX 12 games to Windows 7. This should ensure more games get the API on the older OS.Read More...
16:00, 08/23/2019

| PGA Tour boss defends Woods absence at FedEx Cup PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan has defended the current FedEx Cup format, which has resulted in Tiger Woods being absent from the season-ending Tour Championship....
16:00, 08/23/2019

Work advice: I applied for a job with my friend’s ex-boss Working for a friend’s ex-boss can be like dating a friend’s ex. It can work, but everyone has to be grown-ups and you need a clear view of the reason(s) why your friend left....
16:00, 08/23/2019

Billionaire industrialist and conservative donor David Koch dies at age 79 Billionaire industrialist David Koch, a driving force behind conglomerate Koch Industries who as one of the world's richest people became a major financier of conservative causes and political candida...
16:00, 08/23/2019

Wall St. opens lower on China tariff blow Wall Street opened lower on Friday, as China revealed retaliatory tariffs against about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods that intensified trade tensions ahead of a much-anticipated speech by Federal Re...
16:00, 08/23/2019

Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
16:00, 08/23/2019

U.S. fines Deutsche Bank $16 million to settle China, Russia corruption charges Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated U.S. corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government officials in order to win or retain business, t...
16:00, 08/23/2019

Basketball: Australia consumer watchdog probing U.S. game Australia's consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into Thursday's basketball World Cup warmup game between the United States and Australia in Melbourne following hundreds of complaints from ...
16:28, 08/23/2019

Google wants Chrome to feed you targeted ads while somehow respecting your privacy A team of Google Chrome developers have proposed an idea for a 'privacy sandbox' that would protect users from invasive tracking technology, but still let the browser show them targeted ads....
16:28, 08/23/2019

Up to £110 in reward cards and fast fibre deals - your bank holiday BT Broadband bag Picture the scene: it's the bank holiday weekend, it's hot outside and you're poised to tick off one of your boring chores by signing up to a BT Broadband deal. And while you're no...
16:28, 08/23/2019

Robert Downey Jr. announces Rolling Stones' 'cosmic' honor: Martian rock named after band Robert Downey Jr. announced NASA's big secret Thursday night at the Rose Bowl. A Martian rock will be named after the rock band: 'Rolling Stones Rock.'       &...
16:28, 08/23/2019

Jidenna: 85 to Africa – Classic Man takes it back to the source The Wisconsin-born singer and rapper adds musical elements of his west African background, but the production lacks warmth(Epic)Pour out a little liquor for the Classic Man. It’s been a few years sinc...
16:28, 08/23/2019

Scooter Braun praises Taylor Swift’s new album 'Lover' as 'brilliant' following feud No "Bad Blood" between Scooter Braun and Taylor Swift? The music mogul took to Twitter to congratulate the "Lover" singer on her new album.        ...
16:56, 08/23/2019

PHOTOS: Lightning, colors and fire Check out these viewer-submitted photos from Thursday, Aug. 23, 2019. You can submit photos HERE. #metaslider_311072_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} ...
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Fires are raging in the Amazon forest. Here’s how you can help A record number of fires in Brazil’s Amazon region have been linked to an increase in deforestation. According to CNN, the Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world and roughly half the size...
16:56, 08/23/2019

Guidemaster: Finding the best gaming monitors you can buy in 2019 Enlarge / The LG 34GK950F, our favorite ultrawide gaming monitor. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we'll be serving up extra r...
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Guidemaster: The best keyboards, mice, and more for your gaming PC Enlarge / So many fingers have been typing and clicking in the name of journalism... (credit: Valentina Palladino) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we'll be...
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Government Blinks, Announces Measures To Help Auto Sector Relenting to some of the automobile industry's demands, the Finance Minister has announced some sops to revive the automobile industry that has been caught in an unprecedented slowdown. The key demand...
16:56, 08/23/2019

Strong winds sweep restaurant employees off their feet during storm Zach Balogh and his roommate were sitting in their living room in Clemson, South Carolina, as winds started to howl when they heard the piercing beeps and buzzes of storm alerts....
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Climate activists demonstrate outside Brazil embassies in Paris and London Several hundred environmental activists demonstrated on Friday outside the Brazilian embassy in Paris as a clash between the two countries' leaders over the issue of climate change intensified, while ...
17:14, 08/23/2019

G7 advisers discuss 'concrete measures' on Amazon fires: France Advisers to G7 leaders are discussing concrete measures to be decided on during the Group of Seven industrialized countries' summit this weekend in France, a French diplomatic source said on Friday....
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Russia's first seaborne nuclear power plant sets sail across Arctic Russia's first floating nuclear power plant set sail on Friday from the Arctic port of Murmansk to provide power to one of the country's most remote regions, sparking environmental concerns....
17:14, 08/23/2019

IIHF Bans Evgeny Kuznetsov For Four Years After Positive Cocaine Test The International Ice Hockey Federation announced today that Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov will be suspended from international hockey for four years after testing positive for cocaine i...
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Ex-ski jumper Roglic has chance to shine at Spanish Vuelta The absence of many of the top names in cycling leaves the Spanish Vuelta wide open for lesser known but extremely talented riders like Primoz Roglic to win a Grand Tour      ...
17:14, 08/23/2019

School closures triple in Central and Western Africa as education comes under fire A surge in “deliberate” attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling in school closures in the last year and left almost two million youngsters “robb...
17:14, 08/23/2019

Will this be the last generation to have bodies that are familiar to us? | Susie Orbach Jawbone shaving, gene therapy cosmetics, robotics ... What will our bodies be like in the future, asks Susie OrbachThere’s a war going on over our bodies. There are unexpected players and uncertain ou...
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Sacramento train derailment leaves 27 injured Thirteen people were taken to trauma hospitals after a maintenance and a passenger train collided in northern CaliforniaAuthorities say more than two dozen people have been injured in a light rail tra...
17:42, 08/23/2019

Going underground: the world's most spectacular caves A cave complex recently reopened on the north Kent coast joins an array of interesting, awe-inspiring and historic grottos from Iceland to New ZealandCocoons of glistening ice in Vatnajökull glacier, ...
17:42, 08/23/2019

Trump administration not seen rescinding granted biofuel waivers: sources The Trump administration is no longer expected to rescind any of the biofuel waivers already granted to oil refiners after a meeting on Thursday at the White House, sources familiar with the matter sa...
17:42, 08/23/2019

Near-extinct northern white rhino could be saved as vets harvest eggs There is renewed hope that the near-extinct northern white rhino could be saved after eggs were successfully extracted from the last two remaining females....
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John Travolta is 'very proud' of Olivia Newton-John as she battles cancer for third time "She looks incredible," John Travolta said of his "Grease" co-star Olivia Newton-John, who is battling stage 4 breast cancer.        ...
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Dozens injured after light rail train derails in California At least 27 people were injured in the light rail derailment in Sacramento, with 13 taken to hospitals. None of the injuries were life-threatening.        ...
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Oracle’s Machine Learning Strategy 20 years after acquiring Thinking Machines, AI and ML have remained among Oracle’s best-kept secrets. Oracle has been internally working with ML to enhance its products, but now it is starting to come...
18:00, 08/23/2019

How Pink came to Taylor Swift's defense after that VMA moment It's been a decade since Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, but people are still talking about the incident....
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Facebook bans ads from The Epoch Times after huge pro-Trump buy By hiding its multimillion-dollar dark money ad spend, the organization bypassed Facebook's political advertising transparency rules, NBC News reports....
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New York Times reporter allegedly solicited $30K donation from Jeffrey Epstein A New York Times reporter allegedly solicited a $30,000 donation from Jeffrey Epstein to a Harlem cultural center, according to a new report. The revelation came after the reporter, Landon Thomas Jr.,...
18:56, 08/23/2019

Jerome Powell says no Fed ‘rulebook’ for Trump trade war In a highly anticipated speech on Friday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell distanced the Fed from economic impact of President Trump’s trade war, saying that the Fed isn’t set up to deal w...
19:14, 08/23/2019

Policy rule could help shield Fed from Trump pressure: economist The Federal Reserve ought to adopt a monetary policy rule to guide its interest-rate-setting decisions in part as a bulwark against a near daily barrage of presidential criticism, a widely respected e...
19:14, 08/23/2019

Trump meets with trade team at White house: CNBC reporter on Twitter President Donald Trump was meeting with his trade team at the White House, according to CNBC, after China imposed retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods and the Republican leader told American companies to...
19:14, 08/23/2019

Stocks and oil fall, yen rallies as Trump threatens counter to China tariffs A global stock index fell alongside oil prices and U.S. yields after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to further escalate his trade war with China "this afternoon" after a new round of retaliati...
19:14, 08/23/2019

Oil prices slides 3% as U.S.-China trade war escalates Oil prices fell nearly 3% on Friday after China unveiled retaliatory tariffs against about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods, marking another escalation of a protracted trade dispute between the world's...
19:14, 08/23/2019

Renewed Chinese auto tariffs would cost U.S. jobs, industry coalition warns The head of a broad coalition of Japanese, German and South Korean automakers warned on Friday that renewed punitive Chinese tariffs on U.S. autos would hurt U.S. vehicle exports to China and put U.S...
19:14, 08/23/2019

Echo Fox partners fail in attempt to secure temporary restraining order against Rick Fox The former Los Angeles Laker has been one of the most prominent figures in the mainstreaming of competitive video gaming but has been in a bitter internal battle over the future of his esports franchi...
19:14, 08/23/2019

Skoda Kamiq 1.0 TSI 115 DSG 2019 review Skoda has used its supermini platform to create a practical compact crossover; we test it with the mid-level petrol engine This is the Skoda Kamiq: a compact crossover hatchback whose headlights are...
19:14, 08/23/2019

Donkervoort to unveil hardcore, sub-700kg JD70 D8 GTO-based commemorative edition packs a 2.5-litre turbocharged Audi engine and will cost less than £150,000 Dutch car maker Donkervoort has previewed the JD70 – a supercar designed to celebrate th...
19:14, 08/23/2019

AC Schnitzer ACS2 Sport 'Competition' 2019 review Aachen tuner turns its attention to – and turns up the wick on – the sweetest-handling M car currently on sale AC Schnitzer has been modifying all manner of BMW cars since an E32 7 Series conversion...
19:14, 08/23/2019

Son sought in ‘suspicious deaths’ of ex-Jet Barry Bennett, wife A former defensive lineman for the New York Jets and his wife were found dead in a rural Minnesota home – and detectives are searching for the couple’s son in their “suspicious deaths,” police said. T...
19:14, 08/23/2019

Andy Roddick’s life seven years after tennis retirement It’s been seven years since Andy Roddick called it a tennis career, and it “feels like a former life at this point.” Roddick, now 36, retired after the 2012 US Open. He has put the s...
19:14, 08/23/2019

Brooks Koepka defends going naked: Haters ‘don’t have the balls to do it’ Brooks Koepka is out there and he’s loving every minute of it. The two-time US Open champion hit back at online haters on Thursday after he posted a nude photo of himself from ESPN’s Body ...
19:14, 08/23/2019

Mets take flier on former Yankees reliever Nick Rumbelow The Mets reached down to the Atlantic League to find some potential help for their bullpen. The team signed Nick Rumbelow off the Sugar Land Skeeters this week and assigned him to Triple-A Syracuse on...
19:14, 08/23/2019

What causes numbness on the right side of the face? Facial numbness can occur when nerves in the face become damaged or inflamed. Find out which conditions can cause right sided facial numbness, and learn about the treatment options....
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What can trigger anxiety? Certain situations and events can be anxiety triggers for some people. Strategies are available to help people avoid triggers and get their anxiety under control. Learn more here....
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What are the 6 essential nutrients? There are six essential nutrients that people need in their diets to ensure the body has everything it needs for good health. Read what they are here....
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What to do for a busted lip A busted lip is a common occurrence. We look at nine treatments and remedies that people can use at home to help heal a busted lip. We also explain when to see a doctor....
19:42, 08/23/2019

Dow drops 400 points after Trump ‘ordered’ US companies from China The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid more than 350 points in the minutes following a tweet from President Trump "ordering" U.S. companies to find suppliers out of China....
19:42, 08/23/2019

Trump suggests Jay Powell is a 'bigger enemy' than Xi Jinping President Trump tore into the Chair of the Federal Reserve Jay Powell saying he potentially is a "bigger enemy" to the United States than the president of China....
19:42, 08/23/2019

Take a ride back in time at Kennywood amusement park, a Pittsburgh institution Kennywood just opened a roller coaster with nine inversions but the Pittsburgh park also maintains several classic rides dating back nearly a century.       ...
20:00, 08/23/2019

Take This Quiz to Learn How to Tip When You Travel Many of us know how to tip when we’re in a restaurant, coffee shop, or hair salon. What about when we’re traveling? Aside from the taxi and rideshare drivers, who else gets a tip? Are we inadvertently...
20:00, 08/23/2019

If Your Google Calendar Events Just Disappeared on Your Mac, Try These Temporary Fixes That’s what I get for not touching my Mac in a day or so. Thanks to a tip from Lifehacker reader David (no relation), we can now confirm that Mac users are probably having one heck of a time trying to...
20:00, 08/23/2019

Watch This Heartrending Short Film About How to Pack a Suitcase Learn how to efficiently pack a suitcase, and maybe cry while you’re at it. This touching stop-motion short, based on a piece of flash fiction by author Ron Koertge, is about family and loss and how t...
20:00, 08/23/2019

Try a 'Brick' Workout to Spice Up Your Swimming I was a runner first. Then I started bike commuting. When I learned to swim, it wasn’t long before I thought: this is the missing piece! I can be a triathlete! (Never mind that I wasn’t particularly g...
20:00, 08/23/2019

Google's internal community guidelines discourage political discussions Today, Google released a new set of community guidelines that bans political discussions inside the company and reminds Googlers that they are responsible for their words and will be held accountable ...
20:00, 08/23/2019

Google Photos can now search for text in images Google is making it much easier to look for specific images with text through its Photos app. Over the years, the tech giant released various object recognition features powered by Google Lens for its...
20:00, 08/23/2019

Amazon will no longer use drivers' tips to cover their base pay Amazon has pledged to be more transparent and to tell its its Flex delivery drivers how much they actually earn, according to an email sent to contractors as seen by the LA Times. Amazon has since con...
20:00, 08/23/2019

Want a Batcave for your car? Aston Martin designs fancy garages Aston Martin will now allow car owners of any make to custom-build their own luxury storage facility just for their car.       ...
20:28, 08/23/2019

Rise to the challenge: the essential kitchen kit for Great British Bake Off fans as the hit series returns tonight Aprons at the ready – the new series of The Great British Bake Off is set to return to our screens at the end of this month. Here's everything you need to get that infamous "well done" handshake from ...
20:28, 08/23/2019

Merck Canada says new drug price regulations are unconstitutional Merck Canada and a group of pharmaceutical companies are challenging the constitutionality of new regulations meant to lower patented drug prices, the company said in a statement on Friday, in a late ...
20:28, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. appeals court mostly upholds Obama-era ozone rules A U.S. appeals court on Friday mostly upheld Obama-era Environmental Protection Agency regulations from 2015 that set a more stringent standard for ozone, a pollutant linked to several serious health ...
20:28, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Qualcomm wins a pause in enforcement of FTC ruling Qualcomm Inc won a partial stay against the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling in a lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), according to a court filing on Friday....
20:28, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Citgo profits hit by fallout from split, sees 2H improvement -CEO The two new top executives at Citgo Petroleum disclosed this week that net income in the second quarter slid to less than half its level a year earlier, hit by a broad slump for the refining industry ...
20:28, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Transat shareholders approve Air Canada's C$720 mln bid for leisure group Transat AT shareholders on Friday overwhelmingly voted in favor of Air Canada's bid for the leisure group, in a deal that still requires domestic and European regulatory approval....
20:28, 08/23/2019

Weekend Watch: Takes on Yanks-Dodgers, Mets-Braves, favorite nicknames Both of New York's teams face big challenges. How will they fare? Can the Nats' offense keep rolling? And what are the best Players Weekend nicknames?...
20:28, 08/23/2019

Federer eyes Open, shuts out Wimbledon defeat Roger Federer has gotten past the frustration of losing to Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon, and he is looking forward to challenging for a US Open title that has eluded him since 2008....
20:28, 08/23/2019

Sun’s solar wind recreated in lab with aid of Big Red Ball Enlarge / The Big Red Ball is pictured in Sterling Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Oct. 2, 2017. There is no word on whether or not the Big Red Ball contains an unknown glowing green su...
20:28, 08/23/2019

Rising trade tensions revive bets on deep U.S. rate cut U.S. interest rates futures rallied on Friday as rising trade tensions between China and the United States revived bets the Federal Reserve may lower key borrowing costs by a bold half-point next......
20:56, 08/23/2019

U.S. rates futures gain on China's tariff, Fed's Bullard U.S. interest rates futures rose on Friday, erasing their earlier losses after China announced retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion of U.S. imports, rekindling bets the trade war between the......
20:56, 08/23/2019

Tanak leads WRC Rally Germany for Toyota ahead of Neuville Ott Tanak inched into an early Rally Germany lead over Thierry Neuville, as the pair left their World Rally Championship rivals trailing on Friday morning...
20:56, 08/23/2019

RCB Appoint Mike Hesson As Director Of Cricket, Simon Katich Head Coach Mike Hesson was roped in as director of cricket and Simon Katich as head coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore as they parted ways with Gary Kirsten and Ashish Nehra....
20:56, 08/23/2019

Appeals court hands Qualcomm victory in FTC antitrust case A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily handed technology firm Qualcomm a reprieve from a prior antitrust ruling, which said the company must grant licenses to rival cellphone chip makers....
21:15, 08/23/2019

Seth Moulton to drop out of 2020 Democratic primary race The Democratic presidential field grew smaller again Friday, with Rep. Seth Moulton dropping out of the race -- saying only three candidates are in serious contention for the party nomination....
21:15, 08/23/2019

27 injured in Northern California light rail train collision Authorities said Friday more than two dozen people have been injured in Northern California by a collision involving two trains on a commuter rail line....
21:15, 08/23/2019

‘It’s Gratifying’: Jay Inslee Finally Gets His Moment The Washington governor and self-described climate candidate told us what it was like to achieve national recognition — after leaving the presidential race....
21:15, 08/23/2019

Biggest ever Kentridge show explores Africa’s history Evocative videos, graphic tapestries, charcoal drawings, woodcut prints, sculptures and immersive sound installations combine in the largest single show by South African artist William Kentridge, expl...
21:15, 08/23/2019

French prosecutors open probe of possible crimes linked to Jeffrey Epstein Epstein, 66, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, was arrested by FBI agents in early July as he stepped off his private plane at an airport in Teterboro, New Jersey, which had...
21:42, 08/23/2019

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg undergoes cancer treatment for pancreatic tumor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week course of radiation therapy for cancer, the top court said in a statement Friday....
21:42, 08/23/2019

Protesters besiege Brazilian embassies worldwide over Amazon fires Activists condemn president Jair Bolsonaro’s failure to defend the forest as his supporters condemn ‘global left’Protesters have laid siege to Brazilian embassies around the world as international out...
21:42, 08/23/2019

Paris prosecutor opens child rape inquiry linked to Epstein case Investigation to focus on potential crimes against citizens in France and abroadThe chief Paris prosecutor has announced that he is opening an investigation into the rape of minors and a series of oth...
21:42, 08/23/2019

No One Can Tell Tomi Lahren She's Too Racist to Have Her Own Shitty Line of Pro-Gun Athleisure Tomi Lahren is here to tell you: Just because you’re a BIGOT doesn’t mean you can’t have BIG DREAMS, like launching your own shitty line of America-themed athleisure with a company founded on letting ...
21:42, 08/23/2019

David Koch, a Bad Man, Has Died David Koch, the conservative billionaire who, along with his brother Charles, helped to make the world a worse place, has died at 79, Charles Koch announced on Friday....
21:42, 08/23/2019

Trump Campaign Staffer Compares His Good Works for Women to Mother Teresa Just days after touting himself as the “king of Israel” and the “second coming of God,” the religious comparisons for Donald Trump continued, with an official for the president’s re-election campaign ...
21:42, 08/23/2019

Cattle farming in the Amazon has likely caused mass deforestation: experts Fires in the Amazon have surged by 83 per cent compared to the same period a year earlier, government figures show, and environmentalists blamed the sharp rise on farmers setting the forest alight to ...
21:42, 08/23/2019

I Challenge You To Find A Better Ten-Year-Old Car Like most folks, I ignore most of the emails from dealerships. Most of them are just ads, but I probably get a few hundred of these a week, so it takes something special to catch my attention. Then As...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Nothing to see here. Nothing to see here. Just a guy in dark clothes driving a Lincoln Continental Mark III coupé parked on the dock by the lake at 6 AM, holding a rag and looking at you like he wants you gone, right fuck...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Sarbananda Sonowal Reviews Security Before Assam Citizen List Publication Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday reviewed the law and order situation of the state before the final publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) on August 31...
22:00, 08/23/2019

BSF Officer And Wife Declared Foreigners In Assam, Tribunal Orders Arrest Two months after a former army soldier was declared a foreigner and sent to a detention camp amid work on the National Register of Citizens list in Assam, a Border Security Force officer and his wife....
22:00, 08/23/2019

"Made In India" Written All Over "Little Sun" Being Created In France The world's best scientists are trying to create a miniature Sun on Earth to tap its fusion energy, costing over Euro 20 billion and India is a full partner in this mega project. Called The ITER......
22:00, 08/23/2019

Higher Tax On Foreign Investors Withdrawn, Says Nirmala Sitharaman Giving in to the demands of overseas investors, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced rollback of enhanced surcharge on foreign portfolio investors levied in the Budget....
22:00, 08/23/2019

LPGA's top golfers inspire amid record prize money but U.S. viewership drop The LPGA is playing for a record amount of prize money in 2019, but it isn't as popular in the United States as it was in the 1970s. Some top female golfers told UPI they are working to inspire the ne...
22:28, 08/23/2019

Dolphins coach Flores 'applauds' Kaepernick, Reid, Stills for anthem kneeling Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores says he "applauds" Colin Kaepernick and current NFL players Eric Reid and Kenny Stills for kneeling during the national anthem in protest of police brutality and soci...
22:28, 08/23/2019

Disinformation campaign from China uses VPN to trick YouTube VPNs are often used to bypass China's Great Firewall but Google recently banned 210 YouTube channels after it discovered that Chinese state authorities were suspected of using them to spread misi...
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