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2019-09-22, 13:04

Sicilians dare to believe: the mafia’s cruel reign is over As the Cosa Nostra is finally brought to its knees, our reporter recalls his childhood in Palermo when the mob families felt free to murder at willI remember the day as if it was yesterday – 23 May 1992, the day that changed Sicilians’ lives for ever. I remember my mother’s tears as she sat glued to...
2019-09-22, 13:00

Ethical fashion campaigner Livia Firth: ‘We have turned a corner finally’ With the Green Carpet Fashion Awards opening in Milan, the eco pioneer explains why the once-unfashionable concept is a winnerEthical fashion used to be unfashionable. When Livia Firth launched her consultancy, Eco-Age, a decade ago, she says, “it was something no one was talking about”. During the ...
2019-09-22, 13:00

‘Voting means you’re crazy’: violence and fraud overshadow Afghanistan poll Incumbent president says election is vital to give government a democratic mandate in talks with TalibanAfghanistan must choose a new president this week, but every election over the last decade has been riddled with fraud and marred by violence, and fears are growing that the poll on may be the wor...
2019-09-22, 13:00

Ad Astra review: Brad Pitt sulks in outer space Pitt’s tormented astronaut goes in search of his long-lost father in James Gray’s ambitious but slightly hokey sci-fi saga“2001 meets Apocalypse Now” may be the preferred pitch for this self-consciously philosophical science-fiction adventure from James Gray, writer-director of such varied fare as T...
2019-09-22, 13:00

Owen Wright nabs third at Freshwater Pro to cement spot in WSL top 10 Gabriel Medina seals victory in California for Brazilian one-twoStephanie Gilmore and Sally Fitzgibbons settle for share of fifthAustralia’s Owen Wright has cemented his spot in the World Surf League tour top 10 with a third-place finish at the Freshwater Pro event in California.Wright backed up his...
2019-09-22, 13:00

England v Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from England’s opener against Tonga in SapporoPool A match report: Ireland 27-3 ScotlandOwen Farrell interview: ‘I try to take the emotion out of it’Get in touch with Lee via email or on Twitter 11.55am BST Elliot Daly floats a lovely long pass to May on the left touchline who is up and...
2019-09-22, 13:00

America needs ranked choice voting - here's why | David Daley If more swing states introduced ranked voting, progressive candidates could challenge centrist Democrats without fear of aiding TrumpOn 6 September, Governor Janet Mills of Maine announced her approval of a first of its kind law that would establish ranked choice voting (RCV), which allows voters to...
2019-09-22, 13:00

Donald Trump is no hero of the working class. And the GM strikers know it | Robert Reich The walkout at General Motors is a predictable and powerful result of the president’s own kind of capitalismDonald Trump pretends to be a tribune of the working class, standing up for American jobs. Last week nearly 50,000 General Motors workers went on strike to get what they see as their fair shar...
2019-09-22, 13:00

Keira Knightley: ‘Iraq was the first time I’d been politically engaged’ In an exclusive interview, the actor talks about her new film Official Secrets, in which she plays Katharine Gun, the whistleblower who tried to stop the Iraq war• Read an interview with the real Katharine GunThe role of Katharine Gun in Official Secrets is played by Keira Knightley. Earlier this su...
2019-09-22, 13:00

I was abused by Larry Nassar. I had to admit the damage and face it | Rachael Denhollander In a new book extract, Rachael Denhollander describes the grief, fear and shame she felt – and how she fought to heal “You’ve gotta deal with this, honey,” my mom told me. “You can’t keep burying it. It will destroy you.”Whenever she suggested I see a counselor, I would absolutely refuse. I was not ...
2019-09-22, 13:00

Jonathan Van Ness on being HIV positive: 'It gave me a reason to really fight' The charismatic star of hit TV show Queer Eye had a troubled and chaotic early life. Here, for the first time, he talks about his life with the virusThe words “smoky lavender” appear twice in Over the Top, a memoir by Jonathan Van Ness, the most fabulous of the so-called Fab Five on Queer Eye, the h...
2019-09-22, 13:00

How Trump could lose the popular vote again – and hold the White House Hillary Clinton won a majority but lost the presidency in the electoral college. A close election could bring a repeatSome defeats never lose their sting. In Washington this week, Hillary Clinton summed up her bid for the White House in 2016. Related: America needs ranked choice voting – here's why ...
2019-09-22, 13:00

No Longer Taboo, Tattoos Are Reclaimed by Hondurans to Express Love Not Hate In Honduras, tattoos have a malevolent history, long symbolic of violent gangs. But recently, they’ve been embraced by everyday citizens as a way to show love for parents and pets....
2019-09-22, 13:00

600 Meetings and a World of Conflict: What to Expect at the U.N. General Assembly Nearly 200 leaders will converge on the world’s most prominent diplomatic stage for five days of speeches, hundreds of meetings — and clashes over climate change, Iran and trade....
2019-09-22, 12:39

Twitter Bans Saudi Official Implicated in Khashoggi Murder, Hundreds of Other Pro-Saudi Accounts Twitter on Friday said it had “removed or suspended thousands of accounts with ties to governments in the Middle East,” including a former close media adviser to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who reportedly ran a pro-regime online troll army and was implicated as involved in the murder of d...
2019-09-22, 12:39

The Story Behind That Delightful Ad Astra Cameo Ad Astra is a thoughtful movie, a cosmic Heart of Darkness featuring Brad Pitt as a quiet and calm astronaut searching for his father. Serious business, in other words. But even serious business needs a little fun. Read more......
2019-09-22, 12:39

Huawei Says Mate 30 Series Bootloader Will Be Unlockable, Allowing Easier Access to Google Apps The recently launched Huawei Mate 30 and Mate Pro 30 boast a lot of upgraded hardware including extra cameras and edge to edge, bezel-free screens, but they come with a huge tradeoff: Due to the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China and the associated Commerce Department blacklisting of Huawe...
2019-09-22, 12:39

Wes Craven's Estate Is Now in Charge of Freddy Krueger's Future The A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise has been in limbo for a long time, following a disastrous 2010 remake that didn’t do Freddy Krueger or his fearful fans any favors. And while there isn’t any news about the next time we see Freddy on screen (and we know there’s going to be a next time, some th...
2019-09-22, 12:39

Fill Your Kindle With Amazon's One-Day Ebook Sale It’s Sunday, which means it’s time for another big Kindle ebook sale. There’s no real theme this week, and your options include nonfiction, self-help, and a handful of novels for just a few bucks each....
2019-09-22, 12:39

Ireland vs Scotland live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Ireland is coming into the 2019 Rugby World Cup looking to live up their billing as the best ranked team in the world. The Irish have never made it past the quarter-final phase, and will be looking to address that anomaly by making a good start against a familiar foe in fellow Six Nations side Scotl...
2019-09-22, 12:39

Windows 10’s sweeping interface change Sets could be back on the horizon Windows 10 users who were looking forward to Sets – and were disappointed when Microsoft abandoned the idea – can perhaps hope that this major interface change is still coming, at least according to the latest from the OS rumor mill.Sets was (or indeed still is) Microsoft’s big ...
2019-09-22, 12:39

England vs Tonga live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Kickstarting their massive journey to the top of 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign , England will be taking on a tricky first team - Tonga. The 2003 champions will be favourites of course, but they'd be fools to go into this one with too much over-confidence. Keep reading to discover how to get an ...
2019-09-22, 12:39

Google Chrome is in danger of becoming Windows – everyone uses it, but no one loves it You may remember a few weeks ago I let out a howl of rage about how sick I was of Google Chrome using up so much RAM in my PC. While it was certainly cathartic to write out all my frustrations, the response to the article was illuminating. What struck me was how many readers contacted me who agreed,...
2019-09-22, 12:39

When two people fancy each other their heart rates jump in harmony In a blind date, couples whose heart rates become synchronised are more likely to be attracted to each other – but physical body language makes no difference...
2019-09-22, 12:13

Test your Emmys 2019 knowledge with this quiz “Game of Thrones” could break its own record, set in 2015, for most Emmy wins in a single season, if the show grabs just three awards Sunday. (It already won 10 at the recent Creative Arts Emmys.) But “GoT” isn’t the only game in town. How much do you know about the year’s buzziest shows...
2019-09-22, 11:52

UN welcomes Houthi vow to cease attacks on Saudi Arabia The United Nations' envoy for Yemen has welcomed the Houthi rebels' vow that they will stop attacking Saudi Arabia, saying it "could send a powerful message of the will to end the war" in the country....
2019-09-22, 11:26

|QueerEye'sJonathanVanNesssayshe'sanout-and-proud'memberofthebeautifulHIV-positivecommunity' Queer Eye's bearded and bubbly grooming expert, Jonathan Van Ness, has opened up about his past struggles with drugs and his H.I.V. status in his new memoir....
2019-09-22, 11:26

|WATCH:CosplayerspulloutallthestopsasComicConAfricagetsunderway There's something magical about walking through the halls of the Gallagher Convention Centre side-by-side with some of your favourite fictional characters....
2019-09-22, 11:26

Nadal withdraws from Sunday’s Laver Cup matches due to wrist injury "Rafael Nadal has been forced to withdraw from his matches in the Laver Cup on Sunday after suffering a wrist injury, tournament bosses have confirmed."...
2019-09-22, 11:26

AP Top Stories September 21 P Here's the latest for Saturday, September 21th: Trump urged Ukraine leader to investigate the son Joe Biden; Trump heads to UN with a list of deals he's yet to close; Pro-democracy protesters take to streets; World's most famous beer festival opens.        ...
2019-09-22, 11:00

Today in History for September 22nd Highlights of this day in history: Nathan Hale hanged in the American Revolution; Iraq invades Iran; President Gerald Ford faces a second assassination attempt in weeks; 'Fiddler on the Roof' hits Broadway; Songwriter Irving Berlin dies. (Sept. 22)        ...
2019-09-22, 11:00

‘Storm Area 51’: How a small Nevada town prepared for the worst “Storm Area 51” attendance peaked at 3,000, allowing authorities on Saturday to begin scaling back resources.        ...
2019-09-22, 11:00

Bryce Canyon tour bus crash in Utah: 4 victims identified. Here's what we know now. The bus crash near Bryce Canyon left at least four passengers dead and five critically injured, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.        ...
2019-09-22, 11:00

Challenge to identify the next mass shooter remains despite spike in tips: police In the weeks since three high-profile shootings in three states took the lives of more than two dozen people in just one week in August, law enforcement authorities nationwide reported a spike in tips, ranging up to 22,000 a week....
2019-09-22, 11:00

Florida man becomes fifth death linked to Tropical Storm Imelda Jefferson County spokeswoman Allison Getz said Saturday that 52-year-old Mark Dukaj, of Florida, was found dead Thursday in his stranded pickup truck....
2019-09-22, 11:00

Cory Booker could end 2020 U.S. presidential bid if fundraising doesn’t increase In a memo made public Saturday, Demissie said the New Jersey senator needed to raise an additional $1.7 million by Sept. 30 to remain competitive in the crowded field of candidates seeking the nomination....
2019-09-22, 11:00

Trump heads to U.N. with long list of unresolved foreign policy deals There are challenges with Iran, North Korea, the Afghan Taliban, Israel and the Palestinians — not to mention a number of trade pacts. Some are inching forward. Some have stalled....
2019-09-22, 11:00

‘The cruellest twist of fate:’ Woman says boyfriend died after underwater marriage proposal In what a Louisiana woman described as "the cruellest twist of fate imaginable," her boyfriend never came back up to the surface after proposing under water....
2019-09-22, 11:00

U.S. military unit sorry for suggesting millennials could face stealth bomber at Area 51 Alongside a photo of military men and women standing at attention in uniform in front of a B-2 stealth bomber, the tweet read, "The last thing #Millennials will see if they attempt the #area51raid today."...
2019-09-22, 11:00

New limits on rail travel as Hong Kong braces for airport protest Anti-government protesters have targeted the airport before, occupying the arrivals hall, blocking approach roads and setting street fires in the nearby town of Tung Chung....
2019-09-22, 11:00

Uber, Lyft Drivers Torn as California Law Could Reclassify Them Some gig-economy workers who drive for Uber and Lyft see downsides ahead with California’s new law that might label them as employees instead of independent contractors....
2019-09-22, 11:00

Five Rounds: Rodriguez-Stephens ruled a no contest. Why? The UFC Mexico City main event finish between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens turned an entertaining evening into a tumultuous one. What happened?...
2019-09-22, 11:00

Pats activate first International Pathway player The Patriots added fullback Jakob Johnson to their active roster Saturday, making Johnson the first player to enter the NFL through the International Pathway Program to make a 53-man roster....
2019-09-22, 11:00

Ole Miss questions Pac-12 refs after bizarre finish Ole Miss interim AD Keith Carter said he was "extremely disappointed" after a Pac-12 officiating crew chose not to review a play on which the Rebels appeared to score in the waning moments of their 28-20 home loss to California....
2019-09-22, 11:00

Eye poke ends UFC bout seconds in; fans erupt Saturday's UFC main event between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens lasted only 15 seconds and was ruled a no contest when Stephens could not continue due to an accidental eye poke....
2019-09-22, 11:00

Agent: Teams interested in AB, want legal info Antonio Brown's agents said he has had communication with interested teams, but people around the league believe that until the NFL's investigation into Brown is resolved, a deal is not likely to happen, a source told ESPN....
2019-09-22, 11:00

'Pitt Special' ends UCF's 27-game reg.-season run Wide receiver Aaron Mathews hit quarterback Kenny Pickett on a 3-yard, fourth-down touchdown pass with 56 seconds remaining, and Pittsburgh stunned No. 15 UCF 35-34 on Saturday....
2019-09-22, 11:00

UCLA, down 32 in 3rd, rallies to stun No. 19 WSU Dorian Thompson-Robinson threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Demetric Felton with 1:07 left as winless UCLA overcame a 32-point second-half deficit and a record nine TD passes by Washington State's Anthony Gordon to claim a wild 67-63 victory on Saturday....
2019-09-22, 11:00

College Football Playoff takeaways: Irish in trouble, SEC rolling and more With Georgia's win over Notre Dame -- and Alabama, Auburn and LSU all cruising -- the SEC is in position to have another two teams in the College Football Playoff....
2019-09-22, 11:00

Pro-Second Amendment lawmaker tones down ad after Dem opponent calls it 'violent rhetoric' A Republican state senator in Virginia changed a Facebook campaign ad Friday after her Democratic challenger called the pro-Second Amendment post “violent rhetoric.”...
2019-09-22, 10:39

AOC calls out Dems for caution on Trump impeachment, signaling possible renewed feud with Pelosi U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has apparently reached a boiling point over moderate House Democrats’ caution regarding the prospect of impeaching President Trump....
2019-09-22, 10:39

Tucson Pride president opens up as week of celebration begins TUCSON — Sam Cloud always knew she was bisexual. The current president of Tucson Pride believes growing up in Tucson, in a catholic family, being anything other than straight was a non-starter. “I think I tried to fit into a mold,” Cloud said. She has five children and a seven-mont...
2019-09-22, 10:13

Feast your eyes on this ‘dead’ nearby galaxy, thanks to Hubble Galaxies come in all shapes and sizes, and the galaxies most pleasing to the eye are always in the most recognizable shapes. Dramatic spirals with outstretched arms, bursting with newborn stars are always a jaw-dropping sight, after all. Messier 110 is most definitely not in that group. Messier 110 ...
2019-09-22, 10:13

Seat Tarraco: ‘blessed with style and practicality’ | Martin Love Seat’s new flagship SUV is big in all respects: comfort, seats and everyday luxuries. Just be careful who you let share the driving…Seat TarracoPrice £28,230Top speed 131mph0-62mph 8 secondsMPG 38.7CO2 166g/kmEco score ★★★☆☆It’s a cliché to say that being a parent is all about letting go. But there ...
2019-09-22, 10:13

For too long Lyft and Uber have abused drivers like me. Not any more | Edan Alva A new California law will finally give thousands of misclassified workers the rights and protections that everyone deservesHave you ever taken a ride using the Lyft app? There’s a chance I drove you.I’ve worked in the gig economy for over four years, mostly as a Lyft driver. I started driving to mak...
2019-09-22, 10:13

Fraudsters hijack eBay parcels in a postcode lottery Refunds to buyers rely on Royal Mail tracking using postcodes rather than signatures, and it’s helping thievesAnastasios Siampos was suspicious after selling an iPhone for £275 on eBay. The buyer claimed it was defective and, though Siampos contested this, eBay instructed the buyer to return it usin...
2019-09-22, 10:13

Health care investment needed to curb out-of-pocket spending: WHO Governments must boost spending on primary health care by at least an additional 1 percent of their gross domestic product to widen coverage and stop impoverishing patients, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday....
2019-09-22, 10:13

World Health Organization: Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, a rare public rebuke as the region struggles to contain an outbreak already declared a global health emergency....
2019-09-22, 10:13

Refugee Cutbacks Could Isolate Rohingya Children in the U.S. Thousands of Rohingya have quietly settled in America, but for children who fled violence in Myanmar, having their parents join them is becoming a distant hope....
2019-09-22, 09:52

Jets vs. Patriots: Preview, predictions, what to watch for Costello’s Call In the words of the great Clubber Lang, “Prediction? Pain.” This one is going to get rough. Patriots 41, Jets 13 Marquee Matchup Jets RB Le’Veon Bell vs. Patriots coach Bill Belichick With Luke Falk making his first start, the Jets are clearly going to have to rely on Bell to g...
2019-09-22, 09:52

Greg Williams and Josh Roberts are no long St. John’s afterthoughts At this time last year, Greg Williams Jr. and Josh Roberts were afterthoughts, freshmen who would see infrequent playing time. Now, they will be essential, their development a major key in Mike Anderson’s first season as St. John’s coach. “Their roles are going to change from what it was last year,”...
2019-09-22, 09:52

The Amazon burns. But another part of Brazil is being destroyed faster The Amazon blazes have captured the attention of the world and its leaders, and for good reason -- the destruction of one of the world's major carbon stores could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change, and to the homes and livelihoods of indigenous communities....
2019-09-22, 09:26

NFL teams’ interest in Antonio Brown comes with caveat Antonio Brown isn’t giving up on an playing again this season — he just may have to wait. The wide receiver’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, told ESPN he has had communications with “a few teams that are interested” in Brown, who was cut by the Patriots on Friday after he was accused of sexual misconduct by...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Spencer Dinwiddie: Chemistry can help Nets top expectations Vegas is betting on Brooklyn to struggle, finishing barely over .500. Some advanced analytics say they’ll be a losing team. Spencer Dinwiddie? He’s talking title contention, no matter when injured star Kevin Durant comes back — and more and more the word around NBA circles is that could be this seas...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Daniel Jones’ Giants journey is unlike any other TAMPA — The story, of course, is as much about who he is replacing as how he performs. A year ago, Daniel Jones was living the perfect life of a BMOC, allowed to roam the Duke campus as a football hero and virtually unknown to the world beyond. Now, he becomes the QB1 of the......
2019-09-22, 09:26

Jonathan Loaisiga making Yankees’ playoff plan that much harder Jonathan Loaisiga opened some eyes when he hit 100 mph in the seventh inning of the Yankees’ 7-2 win over the Blue Jays on Saturday in The Bronx. The right-hander struck out five over two innings, and he remains in play to make the postseason roster — especially after Domingo German was placed on ad...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Adeiny Hechavarria thanks God he’s no longer a Met Adeiny Hechavarria won’t let his awkward Mets exit go. The utility infielder was designated for assignment by the Mets in early August, right before a $1 million roster bonus was set to kick and hasn’t stopped producing since joining the NL East champion Braves. Hechavarria didn’t hide how happy he ...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Antonio Brown glued to Twitter after being sacked by Patriots Antonio Brown must be glued to his Twitter. The dumped New England Patriots wideout was apparently fuming Saturday night over ex-Bronco and TV football analyst Shannon Sharpe’s tweet calling him “conceited” and clownish. So when a fan tweeted out a decade-old post about about Sharp...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Todd Frazier’s ‘boneheaded’ mistake proves costly for Mets CINCINNATI — Todd Frazier is among the Mets’ elder statesmen, but that didn’t stop him from making a rookie mistake Saturday. The Mets third baseman believed the grounder Aristides Aquino hit to him near the bag in the first inning was foul and delayed in his throw to first base. Aquino was safe for...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Georgia survives playoff-juiced matchup with Notre Dame ATHENS, Ga. — Jake Fromm threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Lawrence Cager early in the fourth quarter and No. 3 Georgia, getting a tougher fight than many expected, held off No. 7 Notre Dame 23-17 on a raucous Saturday night between the hedges, a result that could have ramifications all the way to t...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Igor Shesterkin doesn’t disappoint in first Rangers start PHILADELPHIA — Igor Shesterkin drew his first start of the preseason Saturday night and went the distance instead of splitting goaltending duties like the Rangers had done in their first two exhibitions. The rookie’s teammates made sure he saw plenty of action. Facing a Flyers lineup that was much c...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Jets ‘don’t give a damn’ about bleak odds against Patriots FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Jets are 0-2, missing their top two quarterbacks, their defensive leader, a few other key pieces and now come to Gillette Stadium to face a Patriots team that has outscored its first two opponents 76-3. Yikes. This one could get ugly. The Jets enter this game as 23¹/₂ -point ...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Texans vs. Chargers: Underdog Houston will pull out close one Texans (+3) over CHARGERS: Los Angeles injuries make it more difficult than usual for favorite to establish comfortable margins, even at home, in their modest temporary sanctuary in Carson, Calif. Texans’ frantic dealings heading into this season highlighted Houston’s fervent desire to win now. Phot...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Rookies and middle relievers can help clinch fantasy baseball titles Rocky said he “ain’t never heard no bell.” Lenny Kravitz echoed Yogi Berra when he said, “It ain’t over ’til it’s over,” and everyone’s favorite from “Dumb & Dumber,” Lloyd said, “So you’re saying there’s a chance.” This is it. We are at the final week of the MLB season, and fantasy baseball champio...
2019-09-22, 09:26

How Mason Rudolph fits into wild NFL quarterback carousel After all they have done to protect their marquee golden boys from angry predators, the NFL could not possibly have expected this kind of quarterback upheaval. Mason Rudolph in for Ben Roethlisberger (elbow) for the rest of the Steelers season. Both Teddy Bridgewater and Taysom Hill in for Drew Bree...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Ex-Ranger Kevin Hayes is fascinated by his old team’s moves PHILADELPHIA — It was only a preseason game, and one in his new home and not at the Garden. So all the emotions were not going to hit Kevin Hayes just yet Saturday night at Wells Fargo Center, when the center took the ice in a Flyers sweater to face the Rangers for the first......
2019-09-22, 09:26

Evan Engram knows nothing but change in wild Giants tenure TAMPA — What a mess Evan Engram walked into. Here he was, a first-round pick in 2017 out of Mississippi, the same school at which Eli Manning starred. That connection, Engram figured, would be helpful and fun as he embarked on his NFL career. The Giants went 11-5 and made the playoffs the year befor...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Ryan Connelly can become starting gem for Giants TAMPA — The promotion of a rookie into the starting lineup this early in a season is usually big news. It happened for linebacker Ryan Connelly but the Giants lost, again. Before long, the ascension of another rookie, Daniel Jones, at another position, quarterback, surfaced as the breaking news. Con...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Hidden battle Jets most win to overcome Patriots odds FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — If you don’t think the Patriots are licking their collective chops at the chance to devour the undermanned Jets and their third-string quarterback Sunday at Gillette Stadium, then you probably believe Bill Belichick does standup comedy in his spare time. This is what the Jets fac...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Jets-Patriots line shrinks as pro bettors ‘jumped on’ Gang Green The point spread for Sunday’s Jets-Patriots game has suffered a little shrinkage as kickoff approaches. New England is favored by 21 ¹/₂ points at William Hill sportsbooks, down from a mid-week high of 23 ¹/₂. Nick Bogdanovich, director of trading for William Hill, said sharp (professional) bettors ...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Chiefs vs. Ravens: It’s all about the quarterbacks There isn’t a game on the NFL schedule this week with potential to be more thrilling than the 2-0 Ravens playing the 2-0 Chiefs on Sunday in Kansas City’s home opener. Given the way these two teams have played the first two weeks and based on their respective quarterback play from Kansas City’s Patr...
2019-09-22, 09:26

UCLA upsets Washington State in wild offensive bonanza PULLMAN, Wash. — Dorian Thompson-Robinson threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Demetric Felton with 1:07 left in the game as winless UCLA overcame a 32-point second-half deficit and a record nine TD passes by Washington State’s Anthony Gordon and claimed a wild 67-63 victory over the No. 19-ranke...
2019-09-22, 09:26

In photos: Camila Cabello, Backstreet Boys walk 2019 iHeartRadio Festival red carpet Camila Cabello, the Backstreet Boys and Christina Aguilera walked the red carpet at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival on September 20, 2019, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas....
2019-09-22, 09:26

Liam Gallagher: Why Me? Why Not? review – occasionally sizzling, often sentimental (Warner)Great pop or rock songs tend to be progressive, powered by change or escape or desire, or an alloy of those impulses. Even nostalgia rock, which seems deeply conservative, is about wanting to escape into the past, a frustrated desire to reverse time. On his second solo album, Liam Gallagher ...
2019-09-22, 09:26

For the Record by David Cameron review – the prime minister who fell short David Cameron refuses to own up to his cowardice in calling the EU referendum in this long and defensive memoirNeville Chamberlain died in November 1940, just six months after the bankruptcy of his policy of appeasement towards Hitler had forced his resignation as prime minister. This was unlucky be...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Italy 47-22 Namibia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Live updates from the Pool B clash in HanazonoPool B: New Zealand stand firm in heavyweight thrillerSend your thoughts to Geoff on email or on Twitter 8.21am BST You can bookmark this page for the rest of the tournament: this is our guide to the RWC2019 pools and results. Related: Rugby World Cup 20...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Permanent Record review: Edward Snowden writes in 50 shades of grey The whistleblower offers part-confession, part-J’accuse, an ambiguous tale for a nation which doesn’t know what to thinkEighteen years after the towers fell and the Pentagon burned, nearly three in four Americans call terror a national priority. Almost half prioritize security over civil liberties. ...
2019-09-22, 09:26

‘Cannabis oasis’: Los Angeles cafe first in the US to offer dine-and-dab service Entrepreneurs behind Lowell Cafe see the business as a major turning point toward the ‘end of prohibition’ in AmericaIn some parts of America, hundreds of thousands of people are arrested each year for marijuana.In West Hollywood, it’s on the dinner menu. Continue reading......
2019-09-22, 09:26

Our relationship is perfect – except we don’t have sex | Dear Mariella Don’t compromise on such a vital element of a committed relationship, says Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma I’ve been with my boyfriend for a year and it’s been near perfect, if not for the fact we don’t have sex. It dwindled after three months and I attempted to initiate it – even though it’s not reall...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Paris, city of romance, rues new image as the dirty man of Europe The French capital, despite efforts to deal with litter, graffiti and dog mess, is grubbier than everParisians living on the Boulevard Saint-Martin, a main east-west axis north of the Seine, last week found that the plane trees along their street had been “tagged” with graffiti. But it’s not new. Ap...
2019-09-22, 09:26

UN Yemen envoy welcomes Houthi offer to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia Proposal by Iran-backed rebels ‘could send message of the will to end the war,’ says Martin GriffithsThe United Nations envoy for Yemen has welcomed an offer from the country’s Houthi rebels to halt all attacks on Saudi Arabia, saying it could bring an end to years of bloody conflict.Implementation ...
2019-09-22, 09:26

US man drowns while proposing marriage to his girlfriend in Tanzania Underwater proposal gone tragically wrong was recorded and posted to FacebookA woman has paid a heartbreaking tribute to her boyfriend, who drowned while proposing marriage to her in Tanzania.Kenesha Antoine posted a video on Facebook of her boyfriend, Steven Weber, swimming up to the window of thei...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Dallas: murder trial to begin of ex-officer who shot black man dead in his home Amber Guyger, 26, claims she entered Botham Jean’s apartment by mistake and acted in self-defense, in case that has inflamed racial tensionsTestimony is to begin on Monday in the trial of a former Dallas police officer who claims she killed an unarmed black man after entering his apartment by mistak...
2019-09-22, 09:26

Questions About Russian Doping Data Raise Fears About Manipulation The World Antidoping Agency cites “inconsistencies” in a database provided by its Russian counterpart, and investigators may recommend a new suspension....
2019-09-22, 09:26

Iowa investigating band members claims of abuse by Iowa State fans “The communication on social media made it clear we had not shared enough information with our students about the steps the university has taken to address the concerns raised by members of our marching band,” an Iowa spokeswoman said in a statement....
2019-09-22, 09:00

‘Playoff Emma is having some fun!’ Mystics’ reserved Meesseman puts on a show. The Belgian forward, rejuvenated after sitting out the WNBA season last year, has scored 57 points and made nearly two-thirds of her shots in two playoff games....
2019-09-22, 09:00

Joe Kennedy Confirms He’ll Take on Sen. Ed Markey in 2020 Democratic Primary Rep. Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts confirmed on Saturday that he’ll run against incumbent Sen. Ed Markey in next year’s Democratic state primary....
2019-09-22, 09:00

Army recruit, 18, dies after 'medical emergency' at Fort Jackson An 18-year-old soldier-in-training has died after experiencing a "medical emergency" ahead of a training exercise at Fort Jackson in South Carolina, Army officials said Saturday....
2019-09-22, 09:00

Fitbit is reportedly in the early stages of exploring a sale Fitbit might be ready to cede some control of its destiny. Reuters sources said the company is talking to investment bank Qatalyst Partners about the possibility of shopping itself around to would-be acquirers. Qatalyst has reportedly been pressing F......
2019-09-22, 09:00

Are brain implants the future of thinking? Brain-computer interface technology is moving fast and Silicon Valley is moving in. Will we all soon be typing with our minds?Almost two years ago, Dennis Degray sent an unusual text message to his friend. “You are holding in your hand the very first text message ever sent from the neurons of one mi...
2019-09-22, 08:39

Paris Police Repeatedly Tear Gas Anti-Fuel Tax Protesters (PARIS) — Clusters of anti-government activists in Paris repeatedly scuffled with police who responded with tear gas Saturday as supporters of France’s yellow vest protests tried to revive the movement opposed to President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies. In the morning, office...
2019-09-22, 08:39

British and French Climate Activists Step Up Protests (PARIS) — Environmental activists in Britain and France stepped up campaigns Saturday to get their governments to confront climate change with greater urgency, part of a week of global climate actions. Thousands of people marched in south Paris to press French President Emmanuel Macron, world ...
2019-09-22, 08:39

What UAW workers really want Whether they have decades of experience on the assembly line or were hired only months ago, many workers who walked off the job at GM plants last week said they were striking for the same reasons....
2019-09-22, 08:39

| Sock, Kyrgios keep World team in touch at Laver Cup Jack Sock and Nick Kyrgios paired up to defeat Rafael Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas as Team World cut Europe's lead to 7-5 heading into the final day of the Laver Cup....
2019-09-22, 08:13

| Taylor Swift pulls out of Melbourne Cup gig Pop superstar Taylor Swift has pulled out of a performance at the Melbourne Cup, with animal rights activists taking credit after a campaign to highlight cruelty to racehorses....
2019-09-22, 08:13

| Munoz takes slim lead at Sanderson Farms Championship Colombia's Sebastian Munoz torched the Country Club of Jackson to grab a one-shot lead over friend Carlos Ortiz at the PGA Tour's Sanderson Farms Championship....
2019-09-22, 08:13

| SA's Harmer stars as Essex win first T20 Blast title Essex captain Simon Harmer produced a match-winning cameo with the bat to lead his team to victory over Worcestershire on the final ball of the T20 Blast final....
2019-09-22, 08:13

Rep. Kennedy announces Democratic primary challenge to Sen. Markey Joe Kennedy’s bid is certain to divide Democrats as Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have backed Edward J. Markey, who has worked on the Green New Deal....
2019-09-22, 07:52

Trump defends call with Ukrainian president, calling it ‘perfectly fine and routine’ The president, in a series of tweets, makes no mention of whether he brought up Biden during the conversation. Instead, he blames the news media for its coverage of the story....
2019-09-22, 07:52

ICE to resume detaining migrant families at Texas facility The Trump administration had stopped holding families at the Karnes County Family Residential Facility in the spring because of a record influx of families at the border....
2019-09-22, 07:52

Trump’s Ukraine call reveals a president convinced of his own invincibility One day after the special counsel testified about Russian interference in the 2016 election, Trump spoke with another world leader in a phone call that’s now under scrutiny....
2019-09-22, 07:52

Viacom buys exclusive cable rights to 'Seinfeld' from Sony Viacom Inc said on Saturday it has bought the exclusive cable rights to classic television sitcom "Seinfeld" from Sony Pictures Television, days after Netflix Inc landed the global streaming rights for the show....
2019-09-22, 07:52

Damning evidence on Prince Andrew could be in Russian hands: MI6 As if Prince Andrew’s embarrassing ties to a Jeffrey Epstein “sex slave” weren’t bad enough, British spymasters now worry Russia may have obtained scandal-related “kompromat” on the randy royal. Incriminating evidence of the prince’s alleged 2001 tryst with then-17-year-old Epstein “slave” Virginia ...
2019-09-22, 07:52

Liberal Brits want to oust the Queen: poll God, don’t save the Queen! That’s apparently the view of a majority of Britain’s Labour Party members. Only 29% of party members polled believe in keeping the British monarchy, the Sunday Times of London reported. And only one in five would be “happy” or “proud...
2019-09-22, 07:52

Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden neck and neck in new Iowa poll Sen. Elizabeth Warren has edged past Joe Biden in a new CNN-Des Moines Register poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers. Warren notched 22 percent to the former veep’s 20 percent in the poll, which has a margin or error of 4 points. Though neither holds a clear lead, the two frontrunners have moved well ahe...
2019-09-22, 07:52

Former Aussie PM’s daughter was at Jeffrey Epstein’s to see Prince Andrew: report The daughter of a former Australian prime minister — who caused a scandal when video surfaced recently showing her leaving Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan mansion in 2010 — had actually gone there to visit her friend Prince Andrew, not the convicted pedophile, a new report claims. Soci...
2019-09-22, 07:52

Bank of Canada says it will lie low to avoid impacting federal election campaign The central bank says it wants to avoid making any possible impact -- or the appearance of an impact with a gap of almost two months in scheduled news conferences or speeches by the bank's senior figures....
2019-09-22, 07:26

‘You’ll just bring her on the plane’: Baby on board during Scheer’s campaign In just seven days, Georgia Hubick has been to more than a dozen cities and towns in seven provinces, while her mom Kenzie Potter continues as Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's chief political adviser....
2019-09-22, 07:26

Kenney gets rid of 8 more regulatory barriers to ‘strengthen interprovincial trade’ A news release from the Alberta government says the announcement on Saturday deals with areas such as the energy sector, alcohol and the sale of public lands....
2019-09-22, 07:26

Green Party leader speaks out about one of her own candidates wearing blackface in the past Despite calling the recent revelations of Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau’s prior instances of wearing brownface and blackface “deeply troubling and really shameful behaviour,” May said that Malone’s case “falls in a different category.”...
2019-09-22, 07:26

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: September 20-22 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-09-22, 07:26

Italy vs Namibia live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Italy will have a lot to prove today when they face off against Namibia in the Rugby World Cup 2019. The Azzurri don't exactly have a promising Rugby World Cup history, struggling to compete with some of the bigger teams out there. But, can they pull it back and show they're a force to be ...
2019-09-22, 07:26

Australia to help Trump reach the moon, and beyond Australia will invest A$150 million ($101 million) in its companies and technology to help U.S. President Donald Trump's bid for a moon landing by 2024 and subsequent U.S. missions to Mars, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said over the weekend....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Ole Miss Loses To Refs, Clock, Cal In his first time seeing playing action, Ole Miss backup quarterback John Rhys Plumlee led a pretty fabulous-looking comeback down the stretch against Cal Saturday afternoon. Alas, it wasn’t enough....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Charles Woodson Has Had Enough Of The Michigan Wolverines Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines had their asses handed to them in a 35-14 loss to Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon. Michigan was fresh off a bye, mercifully given two weeks to prepare for the Badgers and their scary-good running back Jonathan Taylor, and it went about as poorly as it could go. Michig...
2019-09-22, 07:00

2 Air India Planes Hit By Turbulence Suffer Damages, Cabin Crew Injured Two Air India planes were struck by intense turbulence this week, damaging the aircraft and in one case, injuring the cabin crew. An Air India plane from Delhi to Trivandrum, via Kochi with 172......
2019-09-22, 07:00

"Just An Interval," Say UP Farmers After Government Agrees To 5 Demands Hundreds of farmers from Uttar Pradesh squatted on the UP-Delhi border for hours after they were stopped from entering the national capital but withdrew their protest Saturday evening following a......
2019-09-22, 07:00

"Jhamooriyat Rant A Damp Squib": National Conference Attacks PM Modi The National Conference on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statements on "hugging Kashmiris" and "turning Kashmir into a paradise" sound hollow and belie actions taken by his government....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Congress Slams Election Panel Over No Bypolls For All 7 Gujarat Seats The main opposition Congress on Saturday criticised the Election Commission for announcing by-elections to only four Assembly seats in Gujarat and leaving out three other vacant seats....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Northern Command Chief Visits Jammu And Kashmir, Meets Locals Northern Army commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh has reached out to the locals in south Kashmir, considered to be the hotbed of terrorism, with a message that the army and the government are working......
2019-09-22, 07:00

Complaint Against Azam Khan's Late Mother In Encroachment Case A complaint was registered on Saturday against Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, which also includes the name of his late mother as accused in a case related to the government land....
2019-09-22, 07:00

"Who Stands In Judgment Should Be Incorruptible": Court On Judge's Appeal Falling for "gratification of lust" proved costly for a magistrate from Maharashtra, as the Supreme Court, unmoved by his pleas for leniency, upheld his dismissal from service citing "lacunae" in the......
2019-09-22, 07:00

Liberty Denied On Pretext Of Probe: Karti Chidambaram On Father's Arrest Lok Sabha MP Karti Chidambaram tweeted a letter on Saturday criticizing his father P Chidambaram's arrest by the government and charged that no investigative agency has been able to define the......
2019-09-22, 07:00

UP Government May Replace Mulayam Singh's Mercedes SUV With Toyota Prado Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav will now have to get his Mercedes SUV, allotted to him by the state government, replaced as the cost of repair is......
2019-09-22, 07:00

Former Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh Summoned In Babri Case A special CBI court on Saturday issued summons to former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and BJP leader Kalyan Singh, directing him to appear before it on September 27 in connection with the Babri Masjid......
2019-09-22, 07:00

Azam Khan's Wife Gets Protection From Arrest In Electricity Theft Case Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Azam Khan's wife Tazeen Fatima was granted bail by a court in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district on Saturday in connection with an electricity theft case....
2019-09-22, 07:00

"Attention To Small Things": PM's Gesture At Houston Airport Wins Hearts Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Houston on Saturday ahead of the mega "Howdy, Modi!!!" event, received a warm welcome at the airport where several Indian and US officials met him. He......
2019-09-22, 07:00

Nationwide Bank Strike On September 26, 27 Against Mergers Around four lakh bank employees across the country are set to go on a strike on September 26-27 to protest against the merger of public sector banks....
2019-09-22, 07:00

BJP's Chinmayanand, Accused Of Rape By Law Student, To Lose His Sainthood Former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand, who was arrested on Friday on charges of intimidation and sexual harassment of a law student, is now facing more trouble from his peers....
2019-09-22, 07:00

"Impossible To Come To Houston And...": PM Meets Energy Sector CEOs Ahead of the highly-anticipated "Howdy, Modi!" event, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top energy sector CEOs at a round table meeting at Houston on Saturday, his first engagement since arrival in the......
2019-09-22, 07:00

The Morning After: Taking a look inside the iPhone 11 Pro Max Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! The next step after a new iPhone arrives is, naturally, to tear one apart and see what's inside. Check out the first teardown, as well as other highlight stories from this week including......
2019-09-22, 07:00

Hitting the Books: Searching for ancient cities from space Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and......
2019-09-22, 07:00

Batman comes to 'Fortnite' along with Catwoman and Gotham City It didn't take long to learn just what Epic had in store for Batman's arrival in Fortnite. The brooding superhero is available in the battle royale shooter from now through October 6th, and he's definitely not alone. You can get a Batman cape and b......
2019-09-22, 07:00

TiVo says all retail DVR owners will see ads before recorded shows TiVo isn't wasting much time implementing pre-roll ads before recorded shows. The company told Light Reading in a follow-up statement that these promos will reach "all eligible" retail DVRs within 90 days. This marketing will be a "permanent part o......
2019-09-22, 07:00

Apple gets US approval for Mac Pro tariff exemptions President Trump may have claimed in July that Apple wouldn't get tariff exemptions for the redesigned Mac Pro, but the reality is very different. The US Trade Representative's office has confirmed that regulators approved 10 out of 15 of the company......
2019-09-22, 07:00

Australia will help NASA go to the Moon and Mars The Australian government has announced that it's joining forces with NASA and supporting its exploration missions to Mars and the Moon, including the Artemis program. Under the partnership, NASA expects Australian businesses and researchers to contr......
2019-09-22, 07:00

Uber sues NYC over vehicle caps Uber isn't about to sit quietly while New York City extends its caps on ridesharing. The company has sued NYC in a bid to halt rules that both freeze the number of new for-hire licenses and limit the amount of time drivers can spend cruising Manhatt......
2019-09-22, 07:00

Samsung asks users to be extra careful with the Galaxy Fold Samsung postponed Galaxy Fold's release to fix its issues after an early rollout put damaged units in the hands of reviewers. The redesigned Fold felt sturdier than before when we tried it at IFA, but it sounds like the tech giant still wants you to......
2019-09-22, 07:00

Three Mile Island's infamous nuclear plant shuts down after 45 years An important if ignominious chapter in American nuclear energy has come to a close. Exelon has shut down Three Mile Island's Generating Station Unit 1 reactor after 45 years of use. The reactor isn't the one behind the accident in March 1979, but t......
2019-09-22, 07:00

Tilta mods Blackmagic's Pocket Cinema Camera with a tilt screen and SSD With their sharp picture, super efficient and flexible RAW format and SSD compatibility, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras are fantastic choices for videographers on a budget or anyone in need of a solid B-camera that doesn't break the bank. But o......
2019-09-22, 07:00

Behind the scenes of war reporting at Berlin's Human Rights Film Festival Films and panels at the Human Rights Film Festival look into the work of reporters in conflict zones. From legendary foreign correspondent Marie Colvin to citizen journalists, here's how war reporting is changing....
2019-09-22, 07:00

South Africa struggles to combat its problems with violence Criminality seems to have become an established part of society in the rainbow nation. Murder, rape and xenophobia have painted a dark picture of South Africa. The country is searching for solutions — but will they work?...
2019-09-22, 07:00

No transparency: Who pays for Africa's election campaigns? Election campaigns are expensive in Africa, too. Since in many countries there are no government subsidies, the parties depend on private donations. But often there are no legal regulations — a dangerous situation....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Troubled Thomas Cook requests UK state bailout to avoid collapse Britain's second-largest tour operator could leave 150,000 passengers stranded if it goes under this weekend. After failing to finalize a rescue deal with its lenders, the firm has now asked for UK government aid....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Germany looks to Mexico to help tackle nursing-care crisis A shortage of qualified staff to work in German care homes has prompted a visit to Mexico by Health Minister Jens Spahn. A speedy visa process is one of the perks being offered to lure skilled workers....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Solomon Islands establishes diplomatic ties with China Solomon Islands says the decision to switch diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China was based on "national needs." The development leaves Taiwan more isolated than ever....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Suspect arrested in Greece over 1985 TWA plane hijacking The Lebanese man was allegedly involved in the 1985 hijacking of the Trans World Airlines flight and the murder of an American naval officer. Greek authorities say there was a Europe-wide arrest warrant out for the man....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Ukraine summit in Paris delayed amid continued bickering A new Normandy-format meeting to end the war in eastern Ukraine has proven difficult to put together. Breakthroughs leading to peace have been elusive as negotiations have devolved into a political tug-of-war....
2019-09-22, 07:00

UK, Dutch royals mark 75 years since WWII Battle of Arnhem blunder Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands took part in a ceremony to remember the failed WWII mission. September 1944 saw Operation Market Garden drop nearly 35,000 paratroopers behind enemy lines....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Brazil’s fight against dengue: A race against time The number of dengue virus infections in Brazil has gone up 600% in 2019. Our report from the state of Sergipe looks at why the fight against the illness and its carrier, the tiger mosquito, is so difficult....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Iran's Revolutionary Guard ready for 'any scenario' as tensions escalate Iran's Revolutionary Guard has said it is "ready for any scenario" and will retaliate if Iran is targeted. The warning came as the US approved the deployment of troops to Saudi Arabia, Tehran's arch foe in the region....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Albania jolted by strong earthquake, dozens reported injured A 5.6-magnitude earthquake has shaken central Albania, injuring dozens of people and damaging buildings. The government said it was the most powerful quake to hit the Balkan country in nearly 30 years....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Greta Thunberg kicks off UN's youth climate summit The climate summit came just a day after millions of people took to the streets across the world as part of the Global Climate Strike. Thunberg hit out at older generations for doing little to curb carbon emissions....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Haiti fuel shortages spark violent protests Crippling fuel shortages have triggered large anti-government protests in Haiti, bringing cities to a standstill. Angry demonstrators are demanding President Jovenel Moise step down amid corruption allegations....
2019-09-22, 07:00

UN welcomes Yemen rebels' offer to halt Saudi attacks The UN envoy for Yemen has said the Houthis' offer to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia could bring an end to the devastating war in the country. News of the offer came a week after a crippling attack on Saudi oil facilities....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Nicaragua police quash opposition protest Protesters took to the streets in Nicaragua's capital, but were met with repression. Protests have been banned by authorities since last year, when an anti-government movement swept the nation....
2019-09-22, 07:00

AP interview: Colombia says Maduro’s “brutality” must end Colombia’s president is comparing Nicolás Maduro to Serbian war criminal Slobodan Milosevic and says Venezuela’s embattled socialist leader would be making a “stupid” mistake were he to attack...
2019-09-22, 07:00

AP interview: Colombia to denounce Maduro at UN meeting Colombia’s leader says “brutality” of Nicolás Maduro must end and that any aggression by Venezuela’s armed forces would immediately trigger a regional response....
2019-09-22, 07:00

‘Everybody cries here’: Hope and despair in Mexican shelter The Trump administration has effectively sealed the border to the vast majority of asylum-seekers, leaving tens of thousands of migrants in limbo, and shifting responsibility for U.S. immigration policy to the Mexican government and shelters...
2019-09-22, 07:00

Hong Kong readies for more protests after night of clashes Hong Kong braces for another day of protest after a night of violent clashes in which the police used tear gas and 40mm rubber rounds against protesters who threw gasoline bombs toward them and set fires in streets...
2019-09-22, 07:00

For China’s embattled Uighurs, a bank transfer abroad can be a ‘terrorism’ ordeal Uighurs living abroad say they have heard reports of jail and asset seizures for family members who sent money to relatives overseas. The effort appears aimed at cutting off Uighurs in China from relatives outside the country, analysts say....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Romania Pushes to Be Treated as a Fully Fledged E.U. Member More than 12 years after joining the bloc, the country’s leaders say it has made progress against corruption and deserves expanded rights for travel and trade....
2019-09-22, 07:00

Australian Government Commits to Join NASA in Lunar Exploration and Beyond Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced his nation’s intention to join the United States’ Moon to Mars exploration approach, including NASA’s Artemis lunar program....
2019-09-22, 06:39

NASA to Air Rescheduled Launch, Capture of Cargo Ship to Space Station A Japanese cargo spacecraft loaded with more than four tons of supplies, spare parts, and experiment hardware is scheduled to launch from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan to the International Space Station at 12:05 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 24 (1:05 a.m. Sept. 25 in Japan). Live coverage...
2019-09-22, 06:39

This Is Us Star Chris Sullivan's Top Outfit Choice for the 2019 Emmys Isn't Your Basic Suit Chris Sullivan is known for his audacious fashion on the red carpet. So it's no surprise that he plans to turn it up a notch for the upcoming 2019 Emmys. Making Sunday night's......
2019-09-22, 06:39

Mike Johnson Talks Budding Demi Lovato Romance: "No Pressure" Mike Johnson appears to be smitten with Demi Lovato! The 31-year-old Bachelorette season 15 and Bachelor in Paradise season six star and Air Force veteran recently went on a date with the......
2019-09-22, 06:39

Queer Eye Stars Send Their Love After Jonathan Van Ness Reveals He's HIV-Positive Jonathan Van Ness is feeling the love and support from his Queer Eye co-stars. The 32-year-old star opened up about being HIV-Positive, something that he revealed in his upcoming memoir......
2019-09-22, 06:39

Khloe Kardashian Channels Anna Nicole Smith and Tristan Thompson Is into It In her latest Instagram photo shoot, Khloe Kardashian channels a modeling icon and fellow popular reality actress: the late Anna Nicole Smith. The 35-year-old Keeping Up With the......
2019-09-22, 06:39

Joe Giudice's Request for Release From ICE Custody Denied Pending Deportation Appeal Joe Giudice will not get to go home to be with his family before a possible deportation. On Friday, an immigration judge denied a bond for the Italian national and permanent U.S.......
2019-09-22, 06:39

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter Have Split After a Whirlwind Month of Romance All good things must come to an end. Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter have split after almost two months of being together, but they are still friends, E! News has learned. Details of......
2019-09-22, 06:39

Kylie Jenner Cuddles With Stormi and Accidentally Gets Hit in the Face We bathe them, feed them, change their stinky diapers and how do they repay us...? Kylie Jenner gave her fans an inside look at the not-so-glamorous, real parts of parenting on Saturday,......
2019-09-22, 06:39

Rachel Brosnahan, Sandra Oh and More Celebs Dazzle at the 2019 BAFTA TV Tea Party It was a fashion affair! On Saturday afternoon, Hollywood's biggest and brightest stars put on their finest attire for the BAFTA Los Angeles + BBC America TV Tea Party at the Beverly......
2019-09-22, 06:39

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Star Teddi Mellencamp Talks Pregnancy Cravings This isn't Teddi Mellencamp's first time at the rodeo. With baby number three on the way, the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star is opening up about her pregnancy with E! News.......
2019-09-22, 06:39

The five: airborne pollutants in our bodies Fine particulate matter in polluted air enters the body via the lungs and affects our health in a variety of waysThis week, scientists announced that they’d found, for the first time, air pollution particles on the foetal side of placental tissue. The discovery may explain the link between increased...
2019-09-22, 06:39

How Ulrich Klopfer could become the next Kermit Gosnell Abortion opponents are pushing for new legislation following the discovery of 2,246 fetal remains in the garage of a deceased abortion doctor who faced multiple complaints while he was alive and lost his medical license....
2019-09-22, 06:13

'More to be told': New York Times reporter says Ukraine story a 'significant liability' for Joe Biden A New York Times reporter says Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden faces a "significant liability" in a developing story about allegations that the former vice president may have pressured the Ukrainian government on behalf of his lobbyist son Hunter....
2019-09-22, 06:13

Queens NYPD commander calls in stolen car during morning run A Queens police precinct commander proved Saturday morning that New York’s Finest are never off the job — by busting a trio of alleged car thieves during a day-off jog. Capt. John Hall, 42, the top cop at the 111 Precinct in Bayside, was on a morning run along Joe Michael’s Mile near the Baysi...
2019-09-22, 06:13

U.S., Honduras discuss temporary work opportunities for Hondurans The United States and Honduras are discussing how to increase temporary legal employment opportunities for Hondurans in the United States, as the governments work to hammer out details of an immigration agreement....
2019-09-22, 06:13

Colombia's Duque seeks international sanctions on Venezuela to protect region Colombian President Ivan Duque called on Saturday for coordinated international sanctions targeting Venezuela to help stop President Nicolas Maduro's support for Colombian rebels and drug traffickers from destabilizing Latin America....
2019-09-22, 06:13

Hong Kong braces for airport protest after night of violent clashes Hong Kong announced new curbs on rail travel on Sunday ahead of the latest in a series of planned protests targeting the airport after a night of widespread violent street clashes in the Chinese-ruled territory....
2019-09-22, 06:13

Saudi Arabia tells Japan's biggest refiner about possible shipment change: Nikkei Saudi state oil firm Aramco has told Japanese refiner JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy about a possible change in shipment, raising concern about the kingdom's ability to supply crude oil a week after attacks on its refineries, the Nikkei Asian Review reported....
2019-09-22, 06:13

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Donate $5,000 For Swimming Pool In Mozambique The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's charity is making use of young royal Archie's name to bring someone's ambitious project to life....
2019-09-22, 05:52

Pak Airline Operated 46 Flights Without Any Passengers: Report Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) operated 46 flights from the Islamabad Airport without any passengers in 2016-17, a media report said on Friday....
2019-09-22, 05:52

Google Celebrates Mountaineer Junko Tabei's 80th Birthday With A Doodle Google today honoured Japanese mountaineer Junko Tabei her 80th birthday with a doodle. Junko Tabei was the first Japanese woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, and also the first woman to climb......
2019-09-22, 05:52

Donald Trump, Joe Biden Spar Over Ukraine After Whistleblower Complaint US President Donald Trump and his top challenger in the 2020 election Joe Biden traded accusations on Saturday following reports of a whistleblower's claim alleging the president pressured Ukraine to......
2019-09-22, 05:52

What should Labour do about Brexit? Five key party voices With a general election expected soon, senior party figures say what the policy should beLeave with the best deal possible, but stay close to EU Continue reading......
2019-09-22, 05:52

Egyptian forces fire teargas at anti-Sisi protesters in Cairo At least 55 people reported arrested over protests calling for President Sisi to stand downHundreds of Egyptians took to the streets in Cairo and other cities in rare protests against the country’s president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, responding to an online call for a demonstration against government co...
2019-09-22, 05:52

After murder, defections and poll defeat: the sun sets on Greece’s Golden Dawn The neo-Nazi party’s Athens offices have downsized and it has closed offices across the country. Greeks embrace the end of an era of rageFor years the five-storey building at 131 Mesogeion Avenue embodied the success of Golden Dawn, the neo-Nazi party that took Greece, and Europe, by storm. Today, i...
2019-09-22, 05:52

Anarchists hijack climate march on day of violent protests in Paris Over 120 arrested as Black Bloc guerrillas infiltrate climate protest and gilets jaunes stage revivalSo-called Black Bloc anarchists infiltrated a peaceful climate change march in Paris on Saturday, smashing shop and business windows and torching mopeds and dustbins en route.Police made more than 12...
2019-09-22, 05:52

‘Planned and well-organised’: how the Labour plot to oust Tom Watson unfolded It was the eve of a key weekend, a chance to showcase policies and unity. Instead a late-night bid to remove the deputy leader reopened Labour’s civil warEven as it was happening, Labour MPs couldn’t quite believe it. It was Friday night, on the eve of what most expected to be a pre-election annual ...
2019-09-22, 05:52

Riot police fire teargas at Hong Kong protesters as unrest escalates Two 13-year-olds arrested after authorities condemn ‘radicals’ and vow to restore order across cityHong Kong riot police have fired teargas, sponge rounds and arrested a number of protesters, including two 13-year-olds, as peaceful demonstrations in several districts turned ugly at the end of the 15...
2019-09-22, 05:52

Utah police: death toll could rise in bus crash that killed four Chinese tourists Twelve people in hospital and all 31 people on board hurtVisitors from China had been at Zion national park in UtahFour people died on Friday after a tour bus carrying visitors from China crashed on a highway in the red-rock landscape of southern Utah.Robert Driedonks, who said he heard the crash fr...
2019-09-22, 05:52

Ann Patchett: ‘We’re almost embarrassed by grief. It’s so strange’ The American novelist on writing a modern-day fairytale, the unreliability of memory, and how Zadie Smith inspired her to create a wicked stepmotherAnn Patchett is the author of eight critically acclaimed novels, including State of Wonder and Commonwealth. Bel Canto (2001) won the Orange prize, the ...
2019-09-22, 05:52

Justin Trudeau – not so much racist as slight and ineffectual | Leah McLaren The blackface row has exposed the failings of the Canadian prime ministerAs a Canadian living in Britain, I’m pretty sure nobody on either side of the Atlantic really believes Justin Trudeau is a racist. Certainly not an afro-wig wearing, Banana Boat-singing, face-blacking one. Though, admittedly, h...
2019-09-22, 05:52

The Queen above politics? Not when Cameron and Johnson come calling | Nick Cohen She broke convention over independence for Scotland. She could do it again over BrexitThe Queen is a sham head of state. She cannot act as a constitutional president and force rival politicians to look for ways out of a national emergency. She cannot insist that the prime minister obeys the rules, b...
2019-09-22, 05:52

'A huge misstep': Angelica Ross on Sanders' LGBTQ forum no-show The Pose star talks to the Guardian after a historic night when she became the first trans person to host a presidential forumOn Friday night in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Angelica Ross became the first trans person to host a presidential forum. Related: Cory Booker will exit presidential race if $1.7m not...
2019-09-22, 05:52

'Save us, save the world': Pacific climate warriors taking the fight to the UN Frank Bainimarama, Enele Sopoaga and Hilda Heine hope their urgent demands for action will save their island nations from the rising wavesIt is the final night of the Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu and the Fijian prime minister is explaining how to drink kava.“You clap first,” says Frank Bainimaram...
2019-09-22, 05:52

Black America saddles up to own its cowboy heritage African American artists are taking wild west style from the fringes to the cultural mainstreamAmerica is never far from the frontier mentality and 2019 is proving no exception, with an African American cultural boom in all things cowboy, known colloquially as “the yee-haw agenda”. Surprised? You sh...
2019-09-22, 05:52

Bonnie and Clyde memorabilia fetches more than $180,000 at auction A watch and a shotgun were among the items connected to outlaws Clyde Barrow and Bonnie ParkerSeveral personal items related to 1930s Texas outlaw Clyde Barrow have sold at a Boston auction for nearly $186,000.RR Auction officials say the Bulova watch that Barrow wore when he and Bonnie Parker were ...
2019-09-22, 05:52

Brexit divisions threaten to plunge Labour party conference into chaos Senior shadow ministers publicly defy Jeremy Corbyn with calls for Labour to back remainJeremy Corbyn was struggling to contain an open revolt by some of his most senior shadow ministers, MPs and party activists last night as anger over his refusal to back a policy of remaining in the EU threatened ...
2019-09-22, 05:52

Protesters and police clash in Egypt for second day running Teargas and live rounds fired at demonstrators in Suez after crowds call for the removal of president Abdel Fattah al-SisiEgyptian security forces have clashed with hundreds of anti-government protesters in the port city of Suez in a second day of demonstrations against the Sisi regime, firing tear ...
2019-09-22, 05:52

Animal rights groups take credit after Taylor Swift cancels Melbourne Cup performance Racing organisers blamed ‘changes to her Asian promo schedule’ for singer’s withdrawalAnimal rights activists are taking credit after pop star Taylor Swift cancelled her scheduled performance at this year’s Melbourne Cup.The US singer had been slated to perform two songs from her latest album Lover ...
2019-09-22, 05:52

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor as tensions build in Gulf Iran’s foreign minister not confident war can be avoided, but promises any conflict will not be ‘limited’Iran has threatened to pursue and destroy any aggressor, and says war may be unavoidable in the wake of drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oilfields and a US troop build-up in the Gulf.A day after th...
2019-09-22, 05:52

Israel: Wounded Netanyahu in desperate battle for political survival after poll blow Israel’s president to meet PM and opposition leader Benny Gantz in bid to resolve election stalemateIsrael’s president is set to begin two days of consultations with political parties after a deadlocked election last week plunged the country into uncertainty over who will lead the next government.Ne...
2019-09-22, 05:52

Trump vents over Ukraine as Biden attacks 'overwhelming abuse of power' Biden calls for congressional inquiry into call in which Trump reportedly pressed Ukraine leader for damaging informationDonald Trump lashed back at his critics on Saturday, as questions swirled in the latest scandal to hit his White House and his target, Joe Biden, called for a congressional invest...
2019-09-22, 05:52

Luis Suarez warns Barcelona are in for a 'tough year' after 'worrying' defeat to newly-promoted Granada Barcelona striker Luis Suarez believes the Catalans need to accept that they are in for a difficult season after their defeat away to Granada on Saturday night....
2019-09-22, 05:52

Warren takes narrow lead over Biden in new Iowa poll, Sanders slips to third Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., surged ahead of former Vice President Joe Biden in a new poll of likely Iowa Democratic caucus-goers released late Saturday, with Sen. Bernie Sanders and South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg slipping into a distant third and fourth, respectively....
2019-09-22, 05:26

Stealth bomber for Area 51 crowd? U.S. military unit apologizes for tweet A U.S. military unit apologized on Saturday and deleted a tweet that used the specter of a stealth bomber being deployed against any young people who tried to break into the Area 51 base in Nevada....
2019-09-22, 05:26

Armani pays tribute to nature, easy summer feeling at Missoni Giorgio Armani paid tribute to nature in his main line's spring collection on Saturday, using earthy tones and floral prints, while Missoni added an easy summer feeling to Milan Fashion Week....
2019-09-22, 05:26

Pat McCormack World championship final brought to abrupt end by cut Pat McCormack wins a silver medal at the World championships in Russia The post Pat McCormack World championship final brought to abrupt end by cut appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-09-22, 05:26

John Joe Nevin looks for a brighter future John Joe Nevin needs to rekindle the spark if he's to match his amateur achievements as a professional. Gareth Jones reports from ringside The post John Joe Nevin looks for a brighter future appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-09-22, 05:26

'Storm Area 51' fizzles, with 1 event canceled; but alien 'believers' still revel in 'primal state' The day after the official "storming" of Area 51, one event in the Nevada desert was canceled Saturday due to low attendance while revelers at a second festival continued to party-on with fellow alien "believers."...
2019-09-22, 05:26

Leclerc stuns with pole hat-trick in Singapore Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc put in a dazzling lap under the Singapore spotlights to seize his third pole position in a row on Saturday, with Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton alongside....
2019-09-22, 05:00

Osaka sets up Pan Pacific Open title clash with Pavlyuchenkova World number four Naomi Osaka showed no signs of fatigue as she powered past Belgium's Elise Mertens 6-4 6-1 in her second match of the day to reach the Pan Pacific Open final on Saturday....
2019-09-22, 05:00

Gamble defers dental school to fight for women's hockey Anissa Gamble is not a household name in ice hockey but is so passionate about forming a sustainable professional women's league that she put dental school on hold in a bid to pave the way for the next generation of girls....
2019-09-22, 05:00

Patriots promote German RB Johnson to active roster The New England Patriots on Saturday promoted German running back Jakob Johnson to the 53-man roster after fullback James Develin was ruled out for Sunday's game against the New York Jets....
2019-09-22, 05:00

Timbers, Minnesota United playing for the playoffs The Portland Timbers will try to right themselves Sunday afternoon when they host Minnesota United in a match with Major League Soccer postseason implications....
2019-09-22, 05:00

Ramsey tosses three touchdowns as Hoosiers rout Huskies Redshirt junior quarterback Peyton Ramsey passed for 247 yards and three touchdowns, lifting Indiana to a 38-3 win over Connecticut on Saturday at Memorial Stadium....
2019-09-22, 05:00

No. 23 California holds off Ole Miss California quarterback Chase Garbers set career highs with 357 yards passing and four touchdown passes and the No. 23 Golden Bears held off a late Mississippi comeback engineered by true freshman John Rhys Plumlee for a 28-20 victory over the host Rebels on Saturday afternoon....
2019-09-22, 05:00

No. 9 Florida dominates Tennessee behind QB Trask Florida quarterback Kyle Trask made the most of his first start in seven years, passing for 293 yards and two touchdowns as the No. 9 Gators rolled to a 34-3 win over the Tennessee Volunteers in Gainesville, Fla., on Saturday....
2019-09-22, 05:00

Purdy’s six TDs lead Iowa State to 72-20 pounding of UL-Monroe Brock Purdy shook off turnovers on Iowa State's first two possessions to set a school record for total offense and the Cyclones scored their most points in 113 years in a 72-20 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday in Ames, Iowa....
2019-09-22, 05:00

No. 2 Alabama routs Southern Miss behind Tagovailoa’s 5 TD passes Junior quarterback Tua Tagovailoa matched a career-high in touchdown passes for a second consecutive week as No. 2 Alabama jumped on Southern Mississippi early and rolled to a 49-7 victory Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, Ala....
2019-09-22, 05:00

QB Newman leads Wake Forest's rout of Elon Jamie Newman passed for five touchdowns as Wake Forest overpowered in-state FCS opponent Elon for a 49-7 homecoming victory Saturday afternoon at BB&T Field in Winston-Salem, N.C....
2019-09-22, 05:00

Dantonio gets record win as Michigan State handles Northwestern Michigan State ended a three-game skid against Northwestern and gave coach Mark Dantonio his 110th victory at Michigan State, making him the winningest coach in program history, with a 31-10 victory Saturday in Evanston, Ill....
2019-09-22, 05:00

No. 13 Wisconsin plows No. 11 Michigan, 35-14 Junior running back Jonathan Taylor scored two first-quarter touchdowns, and junior quarterback Jack Coan rushed for two more scores as No. 13 Wisconsin defeated No. 11 Michigan, 35-14, in the Big Ten Conference opener for both teams Saturday in Madison, Wis....
2019-09-22, 05:00

DeVito accounts for 5 TDs as Syracuse beats Western Michigan Tommy DeVito threw for 287 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 85 yards and another score as the host Syracuse Orange held on for a 52-33 nonconference win over Western Michigan on Saturday....
2019-09-22, 05:00

Burrow throws 6 TDs as No. 4 LSU pummels Vanderbilt, 66-38 No. 4 LSU scored its most points in a non-overtime game since 1977, smashing Vanderbilt by a 66-38 score at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday afternoon....
2019-09-22, 05:00

Federer, Nadal win as Team Europe take 7-5 lead in Laver Cup Roger Federer maintained his 100% Laver Cup record against Nick Kyrgios on Saturday with a thrilling 6-7(5) 7-5 10-7 win over the Australian but Team World hit back in the doubles match later on to stay in contention for the title....
2019-09-22, 05:00

MLB notebook: Padres fire manager Green The San Diego Padres on Saturday fired manager Andy Green, who was in his fourth season at the helm of the club. Bench coach Rod Barajas was named interim manager....
2019-09-22, 05:00

NFL notebook: Browns DE Garrett fined $42,000 for two hits Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett was fined $42,112 by the NFL on Saturday for two hits he made on New York Jets quarterback Trevor Siemian during Monday night's game....
2019-09-22, 05:00

The Saudi oil attacks could be a precursor to cyberwarfare — with collateral damage for companies The Kingdom and oil and gas industry have been slow to shore up defenses, raising red flags about the possibility of longer term fall-out in the region....
2019-09-22, 05:00

French police break up 'yellow vest' and 'black bloc' protests in Paris Police had made 137 arrests in Paris by mid-afternoon and had pushed back around one hundred protesters who gathered on the Champs-Elysees shopping avenue, the Paris police prefecture said....
2019-09-22, 05:00

Hong Kong protesters, police face off in renewed clashes Reporters saw at least one person arrested after violence erupted following an afternoon march by several thousand people in Tuen Mun, a district in the northwest of the Chinese territory....
2019-09-22, 05:00

Yep, SpongeBob just directly referenced a classic creepypasta about Squidward killing himself As far as creepypasta with a healthy shelf-life goes, it’s hard to beat “Squidward’s Suicide.” Tracking down the exact origin points of internet ghost stories can be an exercise in futility, but there’s been video of the faux SpongeBob SquarePants episode—in which sadsack Squidward supposedly takes ...
2019-09-22, 05:00

On a middling Disenchantment, Derek and his new deadly octopus friend take center stage “Love’s Slimy Embrace” technically tries to accomplish two things that most good sitcoms pull off at this point in their run: build out the supporting cast and create storylines between two characters that don’t often interact. Derek, Zøg’s half-amphibian son and heir to the throne, takes center sta...
2019-09-22, 05:00

Good news, orphans: It's Batman Day! It’s that time of year again, folks: Batman Day, the annual holiday in which one of the world’s largest corporations invites us to think about one of its most lucrative mascots, even more than we already do. (And let’s be very clear here: We think about Batman a lot.) To celebrate the event, DC Comi...
2019-09-22, 05:00

Takashi Miike, a golden skull, and the latest Stephen King adaptation open our Fantastic Fest coverage Most of Fantastic Fest was outside partying with Taika Waititi—who, in classic fashion for a festival that prides itself on its accessibility, spent several hours taking pictures and chatting with people after a screening of his film Jojo Rabbit—but I was inside geeking out over Takashi Miike. The l...
2019-09-22, 05:00

Alfa Romeo Stelvio A redesign of the compact luxury crossover could emerge in 2024. The spry Quadrifoglio trim boasts 505 hp and zips from 0 to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds with a top speed of 176 mph....
2019-09-22, 04:39

Fiat 500/500e FCA is discontinuing production of the current-generation Fiat 500 and 500e minicars in North America. The models never gained traction, and late CEO Sergio Marchionne once famously asked customers not to buy the 500e electric version because the company was losing money on it....
2019-09-22, 04:39

Scott Morrison to unveil $150m support for Trump's mission to Mars PM says five-year commitment designed to make Australia ‘partner of choice’ to support expeditions to moon and MarsScott Morrison has used a visit to Nasa on Saturday local time to unveil a $150m investment in Australian businesses and new technology to support the American space agency launch exped...
2019-09-22, 04:39

Why it's dangerous to liken DNA to computer code The lure of bioengineering is obvious but we should be wary of bugsA few days ago, on my way to a discussion in the exquisite little McCrum theatre, which is hidden away in the centre of Cambridge, I had to pass through the courtyard of the Eagle pub in Bene’t Street. As I did so, I suddenly remembe...
2019-09-22, 04:39

Weatherwatch: the superbolt lightning season is approaching Recent research shows that superbolt lightning breaks the patterns associated with conventional lightningSummer is often a time for spectacular lightning, but a new study reveals that the most powerful lightning bolts strike during northern hemisphere winter. Unlike conventional lightning, “superbol...
2019-09-22, 04:39

Watson issues call for unity after 'ridiculous' bid to oust him Divisions at the top of Labour are undermining the party's efforts to present itself as a government-in-waiting, Tom Watson has said, as he hit out at a "ridiculous" attempt to oust him from his role as deputy leader....
2019-09-22, 04:39

At UN, youth activists press for bold action on climate emergency, vow to hold leaders accountable at the ballot box Students and young activists on Saturday threw down the gauntlet to world leaders heading to United Nations Headquarters next week for high-level climate talks, demanding that they “stop wasting time” and work harder to curb carbon emissions, “or we will vote you out.”...
2019-09-22, 04:39

No. 9 Auburn makes statement by starting SEC play with win at No. 15 Texas A&M Saturday's win over Texas A&M puts Auburn in a position to compete in the SEC West. The Tigers improved to 4-0 with a stiff defense leading way.       ...
2019-09-22, 04:13

Pittsburgh hands No. 16 Central Florida its first regular season loss since 2016 No. 16 Central Florida was upset by Pittsburgh on Saturday, ending the Knights' 27-game regular season winning streak.       ...
2019-09-22, 04:13

Winners and losers from Week 4 in college football, led by Central Florida and Auburn There were highs and lows during Week 4 of the college football season. A look at the winners and losers, led by Auburn and Central Florida.       ...
2019-09-22, 04:13

Rangers wrangle hundreds of critters in city parks It’s an urban jungle out there. Park rangers handled 748 sick, misplaced or dead animals spotted in city parks — ranging from 451 raccoons to four coyotes to one Dutch blue love bird, according to city data from May 2, 2018, to June 12, 2019. The critters range from the everyday city pigeons and dom...
2019-09-22, 04:13

Wife of man who killed home intruder was worried about art collection The wife of a Bronx homeowner who allegedly killed a man he thought was breaking into their house, seemed more worried about her art collection than the deadly confrontation. “Everybody has to deal with their own choices,” Deborah George told The Post as she emerged from her house Saturday to commen...
2019-09-22, 04:13

Maspeth cheating expose opens floodgates for other examples of academic fraud Last Sunday, The Post exposed rampant cheating at Maspeth High School in Queens. The bombshell report triggered a Queens DA probe and reactions from educators and students across the city, many of whom claim the same academic fraud occurs at their schools. “Have I been told in a staff meeting, by a ...
2019-09-22, 04:13

Zach Galifianakis regrets asking Obama this 'Between Two Ferns' question With the arrival of Netflix's 'Between Two Ferns: The Movie,' Zach Galifianakis and Scott Aukerman share insider dish about the celebrity interviews.        ...
2019-09-22, 04:13

Ukraine and Whistle-Blower Issues Emerge as Major Flashpoints in Presidential Race The controversy centers on whether President Trump manipulated foreign policy to pressure Ukraine to take action to damage Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s election bid....
2019-09-22, 04:13

An Abrupt Move That Stunned Aides: Inside Trump’s Aborted Attack on Iran President Trump’s decision to call off an airstrike on Iran in June looms large now as he weighs how to respond to attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia blamed on Tehran....
2019-09-22, 04:13

Fact-Checking Trump’s Latest Claims About Space and Iran The president, in a wide-ranging conversation with the Australian prime minister on Friday in the presence of reporters, falsely claimed NASA facilities “were virtually closed” before he took office....
2019-09-22, 04:13

Warren Leads in New Iowa Poll With Biden Second The latest poll numbers from The Des Moines Register and CNN were very good for Elizabeth Warren as she and Joseph R. Biden Jr. broke away from the rest of the Democratic pack....
2019-09-22, 04:13

Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes amid vaping-related deaths Corporate giant Walmart announced Friday that it will discontinue all sales of e-cigarettes, also called electronic nicotine delivery systems by the Food and Drug Administration, once its current inventory is sold....
2019-09-22, 04:13

Biden mocks voter: 'You got the right candidate in Bernie ... and Elizabeth' CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Joe Biden mocked an Iowa woman, telling her she should back Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren after the voter defended "Medicare for all" health plans against Biden's criticisms....
2019-09-22, 04:13

Sanders unveils plan to cancel all $81 billion of US medical debt Bernie Sanders released a plan to erase all of America's medical debt — about $81 billion — as part of his multifaceted strategy to dramatically reshape the provision of healthcare....
2019-09-22, 04:13

ISIS trying to make a comeback, U.S. military and intelligence officials warn SYRIA (NBC News) – ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi called on supporters to “liberate” their detained “brothers and sisters” from camps this week. Tens of thousands of ISIS members are detained in prisons and camps after a successful U.S.-led campaign dismantled the group’s so-called caliphate...
2019-09-22, 03:52

Crews respond to package explosion at Phoenix post office PHOENIX (AP) – Phoenix police and Fire Department hazardous materials crews have responded to a post office where authorities say a package reportedly exploded Saturday, exposing three workers to an unknown chemical. Fire Capt. Danny Gile says personnel are investigating the substance and that...
2019-09-22, 03:52

Reward upped to $35K in search for missing 5-year-old Dulce Alavez NBC — The reward for information about the disappearance of Dulce Alavez was increased to $35,000 as the search for the missing 5-year-old girl entered its sixth day. The New Jersey State Police Benevolent Association said in a tweet late Friday that it was raising the award to $30,000 in hope...
2019-09-22, 03:52

School bus driver in Washington arrested after 5th-grader calls 911 to say she’s ‘drunk’ (NBC News) — A 48-year-old school bus driver is facing charges of reckless endangerment and driving under the influence after a young student in Longview, Washington, called 911 to report that she was intoxicated. “She was drunk,” the 5th grader told a 911 dispatcher. “She pa...
2019-09-22, 03:52

Millions take to the streets as climate strike protests hit cities across Asia, Europe (NBC News) — Crowds of children jammed the streets of major cities Friday in a global show of force to demand action on climate change, with many young people skipping school in protest and sharing a unified message aimed at world leaders. “No matter how many times they try to ignore the...
2019-09-22, 03:52

More water contamination found in Tucson TUCSON — The city of Tucson is suing a company it says is responsible for toxic chemicals found in local wells. Now officials say they’re finding more contaminants. “In the last several weeks we have found significant contamination of PFCs’ out by the Air National Guard. The ...
2019-09-22, 03:52

A strong chance of rain in Tucson early next week TUCSON – Rain will return to Tucson thanks to a combination of tropical moisture from Lorena and a deep low pressure system near the Pacific Northwest. Tropical Storm Lorena is moving north and will bring heavy rain to Sonora Mexico over the next 24 hours. Expect a 50% chance of isolated to scatter...
2019-09-22, 03:52

Police clash with demonstrators in Paris as yellow vest protesters join climate change march Violent clashes broke out between riot police and protesters in Paris on Saturday, after "gilets jaunes," or yellow vest protesters, as well as anti-capitalist activists joined a climate change demonstration....
2019-09-22, 03:52

Ukraine's comedian-turned-politician walks a fine line with America's reality-TV President Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky does not have an easy job. Ukraine is one of the poorest places in Europe, his country faces a steady outflow of capital and a proxy war with Russian-backed insurgents has settled into a bloody stalemate....
2019-09-22, 03:52

Bernie Sanders releases plan to eliminate $81B in past-due medical debt Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a plan Saturday to eliminate $81 billion in past-due medical debt, going a step beyond his primary rivals who have called for a government-run health insurance program....
2019-09-22, 03:52

Ukraine foreign minister defends Trump's call with Zelenskiy: 'I think there was no pressure' A top Ukrainian official on Saturday defended President Trump's July phone call with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, during which Trump reportedly urged authorities in Kiev to investigate dealings in the Eastern European county by the son of former Vice President Joe Biden....
2019-09-22, 03:52

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings wishes this Amazon show was on Netflix You don’t often hear Netflix executives, and certainly not the streamer’s highly competitive CEO Reed Hastings, talk too much about “the one that got away” and about losing out to rivals who outbid them for the next hot show to license. That’s partly because of much con...
2019-09-22, 03:26

8 new trailers you need to watch: Ford v. Ferrari, Knives Out, and more If you’re not too busy playing Apple Arcade on your brand new green iPhone 11 Pro this weekend, you should know there are three new movies worth watching, although two of them are really only for fans. You loved the TV series so much they made a movie, and that movie is finally coming out this...
2019-09-22, 03:26

How Croatian supercar firm Rimac is shaping the future of fast cars Rimac poses with his C_Two, for which the writing is on the wall Mate Rimac describes the first hypercar his firm created as "an electric car built by petrolheads", but even the 1888bhp follow-up is only part of the story Thank BMW. Or Tesla (the man, not the car company). Or even YouTube. Betwee...
2019-09-22, 03:26

The reinvented Land Rover Defender that never was Use of aluminium for the chassis saved weight Resurrecting Land Rover’s icon is nothing new, as we discovered when we met the man behind the 1997 LCV2/3 An icon in its own lifetime, the original Land Rover and later Defender was always going to be a hard act to follow. Many concepts have come out...
2019-09-22, 03:26

Hotel magnate, AFL founder Barron Hilton dead at 91 Barron Hilton, a hotel magnate who expanded his father's chain and became a founding owner in the American Football League, died Thursday at his Los Angeles home. He was 91....
2019-09-22, 03:26

Cocktail of the week: Hoppers bar’s Arrack Attack coconut cocktail This unusual cucumber and ginger cocktail makes ingenious use of coconut instead of more orthodox rum for a lively but autumnal coolerSri Lanka’s signature spirit, arrack, is made from fermented coconut flower sap, or toddy, and tastes a bit like a mixture of rum and tequila with subtle citrus notes...
2019-09-22, 03:26

Zandra Rhodes: ‘Fashion deserves credit. It takes as much effort as a painting' As a show celebrate 50 years of her work, the designer talks about the inspiration of Pucci and the joys of ice-cream and jamZandra Rhodes was born in 1940 in Chatham, Kent, where her mother taught at the local art college and her father drove a taxi. After studying printed textile design at the Roy...
2019-09-22, 03:26

Artist in residence: North Yorkshire’s Lebberson Hall reimagined Renovating a 19th-century home rekindled Shirley Vauvelle’s creative visionThe artist Shirley Vauvelle lives a mile from the coast between Scarborough and Filey in North Yorkshire. Before she starts work in her home studio, she takes a daily swim in the sea, scouring the shoreline for driftwood as s...
2019-09-22, 03:26

Hurricane Lorena downgraded to tropical storm near Mexican coast The National Hurricane Center downgraded Hurricane Lorena to a tropical storm Saturday as it moved along the east coast of the Baja California peninsula heading for northwestern Mexico....
2019-09-22, 02:52

University of Iowa to probe band members' claims of verbal abuse, sexual harassment by Iowa State fans The University of Iowa has reopened an investigation into allegations by members of the school's marching band that they were verbally abused and physically assaulted during last weekend's game against rival Iowa State University....
2019-09-22, 02:52

Homeless ex-con in wheelchair accused of killing Brooklyn man with ice pick Antonio Graham, 50, used an unspecified weapon to allegedly attack Gary Smith, 60, on Schenectady Avenue near Lincoln Place around 4:45 a.m. Tuesday....
2019-09-22, 02:52

Protesters hold mock funeral to urge city to save East River Park A city plan to temporarily destroy a beloved Manhattan park in a bid to prevent future flooding is so hated, hundreds of activists “buried” the proposal in a mock funeral Saturday. “Bury the plan, not the park!” was the battle cry from the more than 300 protesters who turned out to save East River P...
2019-09-22, 02:52

De Blasio stays mum about The Post’s cheeky campaign ‘obit’ cover Bill de Blasio got back to being a full-time mayor on Saturday, spending the day attending civic functions and making zero public mention of his failed presidential bid — or The Post’s cheeky front page “obituary” of his doomed campaign. Twitter, however, had much to say about the Page One diss, in ...
2019-09-22, 02:52

Residents claim homeless have overrun ritzy Lower Manhattan neighborhoods Bums are overrunning the West Village and Chelsea, according to terrified residents who are circulating a petition to remedy the crisis since police and lawmakers are unable or unwilling to help....
2019-09-22, 02:52

Gen. Chen visits Chinatown to talk medals for Chinese-American vets Retired Major Gen. William S. Chen visited an American Legion post in Chinatown Saturday to discuss the Chinese-American World War II Veteran Congressional Gold Medal. Chen, the first Chinese-American two-star general, discussed the lobbying effort to pass the bill authorizing the medal and the nomi...
2019-09-22, 02:52

Why women are flocking to Queens to become strippers It’s the next big thong. Stripper wannabes inspired by Jennifer Lopez’s new hit flick “Hustlers” are flocking to Queens to take up careers in taking it off. Since the movie’s Sept. 13 release, applications at Show Palace — the Long Island City jiggle joint featured in the film — have more than doubl...
2019-09-22, 02:52

Blind dog tries to help beached dolphin on Rockaway Beach He’s a pooch with a “porpoise.” A dolphin carcass washed up on Rockaway Beach Saturday morning — and a blind pit bull-Shar-Pei mix rushed to help the fallen sea creature. “He’s a very special dog, and he’s very sensitive,” owner Frankie Gonzalez said of the 11-year-old dog named Ollie. “...
2019-09-22, 02:52

Man found alive on roof after jumping from adjacent building A 26-year-old man was in critical condition after he was found on a Lower East Side roof — after apparently falling or jumping from an adjacent building Saturday morning, police said. The man was found by neighbors who heard him moaning on the roof at 161 Stanton St., witnesses said. “His face was c...
2019-09-22, 02:52

Samsung’s latest trolling campaign shows that it might be more afraid of Huawei than Apple Samsung loves to mock the iPhone every chance it gets, even if that means having to delete its commercials when they no longer make Galaxy phones look good. Well, Samsung is at it again, but this time it’s taking a hit at an Android rival that might be even more threatening than Apple. Not onl...
2019-09-22, 02:26

INRC: Round 3 Rally Of Jodhpur Cancelled After Three People Killed In An Accident In an unfortunate turn of events, the Maxperience Rally, Round 3 of the Yacht Club FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship (INRC) has been called off due to an accident on Saturday in Jodhpur. The......
2019-09-22, 02:26

| Osaka advances to Pan Pacific final in home city Japanese tennis sensation Naomi Osaka beat Elise Mertens of Belgium on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open, thrilling her Japanese fans in the city of her birth....
2019-09-22, 02:26

| Ferrari's Leclerc on pole for Singapore Grand Prix Ferrari's Charles Leclerc secured pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix as he looks to win his third race in a row after triumphs in Belgium and Italy....
2019-09-22, 02:26

| Federer beats Kyrgios to put Europe ahead in Laver Cup Roger Federer edged out Nick Kyrgios in a super tie-break to give Europe the lead after the opening session of the second day of the Laver Cup in Geneva....
2019-09-22, 02:26

| Willett, Rahm share Round 3 Wentworth lead Former Masters champion, England's Danny Willett, holds a share of the PGA Championship lead with Spain's Jon Rahm after a tense third round at Wentworth....
2019-09-22, 02:26

| Shakib leads Bangladesh to win over Afghanistan Shakib Al Hasan smacked an unbeaten half-century as Bangladesh beat Afghanistan in their final league match of the tri-nation tournament in Chittagong....
2019-09-22, 02:26

| Ramsey, Ronaldo put Juventus top in Serie A Aaron Ramsey's first Juventus goal on his maiden start and Cristiano Ronaldo's spot-kick winner saw the Italian champions seal a comeback win over Verona....
2019-09-22, 02:26

| Undefeated Blitzboks reach Oktoberfest7s semi-finals South Africa scored convincing wins over Australia, England and New Zealand in Munich to top their pool at the Oktoberfest7s and reach the semi-finals....
2019-09-22, 02:26

| Erasmus: Benni has been 'harsh' on City players Cape Town City FC forward Kermit Erasmus says coach Benni McCarthy has been "harsh" on the players in recent weeks as they look to break their winless streak....
2019-09-22, 02:26

| Nadal helps build Europe's lead in Laver Cup Rafael Nadal defeated Milos Raonic in his first match since his US Open triumph to hand Europe a 7-3 lead on the second day of the Laver Cup in Geneva....
2019-09-22, 02:26

| Clever Boys edge Pirates in 7-goal thriller Bidvest Wits moved into second place on the Absa Premiership table after beating struggling Orlando Pirates in a thrilling clash at the Moses Mabhida Stadium....
2019-09-22, 02:26

Jennifer Lopez Was Almost Convinced Not to Wear That Iconic Green Versace Dress The dress that made the world stop. Jennifer Lopez is taking a walk down memory lane and opening up about the iconic green Versace dress she wore to the 2000 Grammys. Yes, the one that......
2019-09-22, 02:26

Authorities confirm fifth death linked to Tropical Storm Imelda as Texas floodwaters recede A fifth death has been linked to the devastating east Texas floods produced by Tropical Storm Imelda, one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history....
2019-09-22, 02:26

Chicago police capture suspect in shootings that wounded officer, woman Chicago police are searching for a man suspected of shooting and injuring a police officer on Saturday, in addition to shooting a woman in broad daylight on Wednesday, officials said....
2019-09-22, 02:26

Family of Whitey Bulger to file $200M wrongful death claim: report The family of notorious Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger plans to file a $200 million wrongful death claim against the federal government, according to a report....
2019-09-22, 02:26

UPDATE 1-SoftBank mulls bringing 40 companies to Brazil -exec Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil and expects to announce a large investment in the country in around two weeks' time, the group's head in Brazil, André Maciel, said on Friday....
2019-09-22, 02:26

State Department's top arms control official leaving post The U.S. under secretary of state for arms control and international security, Andrea Thompson, is leaving her post, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday....
2019-09-22, 02:26

Trump Asia expert to become new deputy national security adviser: sources Matt Pottinger, the White House's senior Asia adviser, is expected to become the top deputy for U.S. President Donald Trump's new national security adviser, Robert O'Brien, two senior administration officials said on Friday....
2019-09-22, 02:26

Bernie Sanders calls for wiping out $81 billion in medical debt U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a plan on Saturday to eliminate $81 billion in Americans' existing medical debt, going beyond his Democratic White House rivals and expanding on his signature proposal for a government-run health insurance system....
2019-09-22, 02:26

Booker seeks $1.7 million in new funds to stay in Democratic White House race U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker will drop out of the running for his party's 2020 White House nomination unless he can raise $1.7 million over the next 10 days, his campaign said on Saturday....
2019-09-22, 02:26

Joe Kennedy III launches primary campaign for Senate seat in Massachusetts U.S. Representative Joseph Kennedy III, a scion of the famed political dynasty, on Saturday launched a 2020 primary challenge against fellow Democrat Edward Markey for his U.S. Senate seat from Massachusetts....
2019-09-22, 02:26

U.S. Democratic presidential hopefuls vie to wow voters at Iowa steak fry Democrats vying for the nomination to take on Republican U.S. President Donald Trump tried to make a splash on Saturday as they entered a party steak fry in Des Moines, Iowa, the state that will host the first nominating contest in early February....
2019-09-22, 02:26

The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics Each and every Friday, The Root sorts through the emails, tweets, direct messages and comments we received that week to find out exactly what is on our readers’ minds. Over the years, we discovered that the people who read The Root are mostly concerned with one thing:...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Flawless: Beyoncé Finally Gets the Wax Figure She Deserves—and Miss Tina Approves! Madame Tussauds hasn’t always been on the mark when it comes to paying tribute to perhaps the most famous figure in music. When a figure of Beyoncé was unveiled in 2017, immediate backlash forced the famed wax emporium to “adjust” the poorly rendered likeness before ultimately opting to remove it al...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Guardiola and Sánchez Flores react to Manchester City's 8-0 demolition of Watford – video Pep Guardiola and Quique Sánchez Flores spoke after Manchester City thumped Watford 8-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. Guardiola was happy with his team’s scintillating display, with City’s first five goals coming inside the first 18 minutes. The Manchester club did not take their foot off the g...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Sport sponsors must join the war on doping, says anti-drug boss Call follows emergence of new Russian scandalSport sponsors should help fund the fight against the illegal use of performance-enhancing drugs, according to the head of the UK’s anti-doping agency. Nicole Sapstead, chief executive of UK Anti-Doping (UKAD), also urged them to ask what steps the teams ...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Milan 0-2 Inter: Serie A – as it happened Marcelo Brozovi’s deflected free-kick and Romelu Lukaku, with a header, scored the goals as Antonio Conte’s team took the Milan derby spoils 11.55pm BST Related: European roundup: Lukaku seals Milan derby win as Ramsey scores for Juve Related: Granada stun Barcelona to go top despite Lionel Messi’...
2019-09-22, 02:00

England and Billy Vunipola expect hot reception from Tonga under the dome • George: team may use coded lineout signs to beat cacophony• Tonga ‘will be looking to smash’ Billy Vunipola, says coachJamie George believes England may be forced to adopt a coded sign language during lineouts against Tonga because of the unique atmosphere expected in the Sapporo Dome. England beg...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Warren Gatland’s Wales look for calmer waters after Howley storm • ‘We’re a small nation who have punched above our weight’• Wales name experienced side for opener against GeorgiaThe storm is not over, but it has passed on for now at least. Warren Gatland and Wales have had no other choice than to move on from the Rob Howley’s expulsion from their World Cup camp ...
2019-09-22, 02:00

T20 Blast Finals Day: Essex edge Worcestershire to win title – as it happened Simon Harmer hit the winnings runs off the final ball for Essex against Worcestershire to seal glory after a day of drama on T20 Blast Finals Day 10.23pm BST Related: Simon Harmer guides Essex to last-ball T20 Blast title win over Worcestershire 9.53pm BST It had to go to the last ball, didn’t it?...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Blame me for Arsenal’s collapse against Watford, says Unai Emery • Sokratis error ‘is the mistake of the team. I am responsible’ • Manager may change his tactics for visit of Aston VillaUnai Emery has accepted the blame for any mistakes Arsenal make while playing out from the back and says he is open to a more flexible approach when the situation demands.Arsenal ...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Players nearly walked off pitch over racist abuse, says Dover manager • Hartlepool condemn racist abuse in melee which delayed game• Andy Hessenthaler: ‘I wanted them off. It’s a sad day for football’Dover manager Andy Hessenthaler and Hartlepool United’s Craig Hignett said they discussed taking their players off the pitch due to alleged racist abuse in Saturday’s Nat...
2019-09-22, 02:00

European roundup: Lukaku seals Milan derby win as Ramsey scores for Juve • Former Manchester United striker scores in convincing 2-0 win• Philippe Coutinho opens account as Bayern crush Cologne 4-0Romelu Lukaku’s second-half header stretched Internazionale’s perfect start to the Serie A season to four games as they took the derby spoils against Milan. Lukaku headed home ...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Granada stun Barcelona to go top despite Lionel Messi’s rescue effort Granada took advantage of Barcelona’s troubles on the road to move top of La Liga with a 2-0 victory at the Estadio Los Cármenes. Ramon Azeez and Álvaro Vadillo netted in either half to leave Barça, who started with Lionel Messi on the bench, without a win in all four away matches this season.A win ...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Is Arsenal’s strategy of playing out from the back too great a risk? | Jonathan Wilson Sokratis Papastathopoulos’s blunder against Watford is part of a recent trend that will have many sides questioning whether the adoption of this high-risk strategy is worth itL ast Sunday, when the Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos attempted to pass the ball from inside his own penalty area...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Klopp hungry for high-rolling Liverpool to make away days pay Just one victory at rivals from the upper reaches cost Jürgen Klopp’s side last season – their visit to Chelsea on Sunday is their first chance to improve on that recordThe last time Liverpool won at Stamford Bridge, Antonio Conte was in charge and Chelsea were on their way to the 2016-17 title. Alt...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Jon Rahm and Danny Willett pull three shots clear in BMW PGA Championship • Willett makes birdie on final green to take share of lead• Rory McIlroy shoots superb round of 65 but still nine off the paceJon Rahm has derived such joy from prime events on the European Tour that it seems astonishing to think there was once doubt over how prominent the Spaniard could be when ba...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Fabian Schär rescues Newcastle in drab stalemate with Brighton Dusk was fast closing in when Andy Carroll finally rose from the bench and made his second coming as a Newcastle United player but there was still time for Steve Bruce’s very own divine ponytail to offer a tantalising glimpse of what may be possible if he can stay fit.Carroll did not score and Bruce...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Pogba is at Manchester United for the long haul, says Ole Gunnar Solskjær • Manager confident Real Madrid’s overtures can be repelled • ‘Paul is going nowhere, he is totally committed’Ole Gunnar Solskjær has admitted speculation is always likely to surround Paul Pogba’s future for as long as the France midfielder remains at Manchester United but is confident any further o...
2019-09-22, 02:00

This Giants-Jets season could make wrong kind of history TAMPA — I hope I’m wrong. Honestly, I do. I hope Daniel Jones does exactly what the Giants need him to do Sunday, providing an injection of hope in the here and now in addition to the far and away. I hope the karmic football gods seek retribution against the hubris-soaked Patriots and allow the......
2019-09-22, 02:00

Biden accuses Trump of an ‘overwhelming abuse of power’ following Ukraine allegations A livid Joe Biden lashed out at President Trump Saturday as accusations flew over a whistleblower’s report that Trump put pressure on the Ukraine to investigate the former veep’s son....
2019-09-22, 02:00

Eliot Engel weakens Hamas sanctions bill after lobbying from Qatar A bill that would sanction sponsors of Palestinian terrorism was watered down significantly after a lobbying campaign by the Palestinian Authority and Qatar targeted Bronx Rep. Eliot Engel, chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, public filings show. When the Palestinian International Terroris...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Louisiana man dies during underwater proposal in Tanzania A dream vacation turned into the stuff of nightmares when a man died while proposing to his girlfriend underwater, according to a report. Steven Weber Jr. and Kenesha Antoine were vacationing in Tanzania and staying in an overwater bungalow with a bedroom submerged in the sea when Weber Jr. popped t...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Feds may pull grant on Islamic Studies program at Duke, UNC The Trump administration may cut off funding for a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University because the program is misusing the federal money to promote the “the positive aspects of Islam” but not Christianity or Judaism. The program has received grants...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Sean Spicer launches new campaign — to win ‘Dancing with the Stars’ votes Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer has launched a new campaign — to propel him to “Dancing with the Stars” victory. The “Spicer Arnold 2019” website, dedicated to the much-lampooned ex-Trump administration mouthpiece and his professional dance partner Lindsa...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Pressure growing for Bernie Sanders to dump ‘virulent’ Linda Sarsour “Linda Sarsour is a virulent anti-Semite who has publicly stated that ‘nothing is creepier than Zionism,'" Manhattan billionaire Ronald Lauder told The Post....
2019-09-22, 02:00

SI man says ‘Hitler code’ hidden in proposed suicide hotline number A call for help may become a punch in the gut. A Federal Communications Commission proposal to replace its 10-digit national suicide prevention hotline number with the three-digit 988 hits too close to home for a Staten Island activist, who noted the numbers 88 are significant in neo-Nazi and white ...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Who is the baby AOC was pictured traveling with? Who’s that baby? A snapshot of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) carrying a toddler while boarding a Friday flight out of Washington, D.C., had the internet wondering whose child the childless politician was traveling with. The Queens-Bronx congresswoman answered Saturday by revealing it was a ...
2019-09-22, 02:00

Stanton homers, Paxton wins 10th straight as Yanks top Jays The oft-injured Yankees started Saturday with a rare positive medical report. Then they got something even scarcer this year — a signature, soaring home run from Giancarlo Stanton....
2019-09-22, 01:39

Rare Egyptian Protests See Dozens Arrested Egyptian authorities made dozens of arrests after hundreds of people took to the streets of Cairo and other cities overnight in the first significant antigovernment protests in years....
2019-09-22, 01:39

Architect of Labour's Leftward Shift Wants to Recast Britain's Economy John McDonnell, a close ally of party leader Jeremy Corbyn, seeks to become the U.K.’s first avowedly socialist finance minister in half a century, pushing higher taxes on the rich and renationalized railways and utilities....
2019-09-22, 01:39

Hong Kong Unrest Persists With Violence Between Protesters, Police Protesters threw petrol bombs and police fired tear gas and made several arrests during a march in Hong Kong, presenting a big challenge to the city’s leaders ahead of China’s upcoming 70th anniversary....
2019-09-22, 01:39

Trump, Scrutinized Over Interaction With Ukraine, Still Calls for Biden Probe President Trump pressed on with calls for an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden after The Wall Street Journal reported that Mr. Trump repeatedly pressured his Ukrainian counterpart to undertake such a probe....
2019-09-22, 01:39

Yemeni Rebels Warn Iran Plans Another Strike Soon Houthi militants in Yemen have warned foreign diplomats that Iran is preparing a follow-up strike to the missile and drone attack that crippled Saudi Arabia’s oil industry a week ago, people familiar with the matter said....
2019-09-22, 01:39

Peex let me remix augmented reality sounds at Elton John’s concert Peex combines wearable and app tech to let concert fans remix the music from the stage so they can hear it with close to studio-quality sounds.Read More...
2019-09-22, 01:39

Suspect in 1985 hijacking of TWA Flight 847 arrested, Greek police say A man wanted in the 1985 hijacking of a Trans World Airlines (TWA) plane in which a U.S. Navy diver was killed during the harrowing 17-day ordeal was arrested by Greek police....
2019-09-22, 01:39

YouTuber agrees to pay family of girl who died copying her cooking video A Chinese YouTuber has agreed to pay the families of two girls who tried to copy one of her viral cooking techniques following the death of one of them on September 5....
2019-09-22, 01:39

Hong Kong police, protesters face off in fresh clashes as fights break out over 'Lennon Walls' tear-down Anti-government protesters and police faced off again Saturday in Hong Kong over ramped up demands for China to cease encroaching on democracy in the island city....
2019-09-22, 01:39

Pair of underwear belonging to Eva Braun sell at auction for more than $4,600 A pair of underpants that belonged to Eva Braun, the wife of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, have been sold by a British auction house for more than $4,500....
2019-09-22, 01:39

I was always stoned, drunk and skipping class — so they let me graduate early: Maspeth alum An elite Queens high-school accused of rampant grade-fixing graduated a student who never went to class and never completed homework assignments and showed up to classes stoned....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Teen cyclist killed in Queens amid rash of NYC bike deaths A 14-year-old cyclist was struck and killed by a private sanitation truck in Queens on Saturday — bringing the number of accidental bike deaths this year to 21 — more than double the number killed in 2018, authorities said. Mario Venezuela, of Astoria, was struck by the Limited Interior Group truck ...
2019-09-22, 01:13

Alexei Saab allegations highlight disturbing pattern of dubious hires at CUNY The New Jersey man accused of helping Hezbollah plot terrorist attacks on major New York City landmarks is a former Baruch College lecturer, a spokesman for the publicly funded school confirmed....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Long Island smoke-eaters taunt ‘fat f–k’ firefighter with doughnuts: lawsuit A 347-pound smoke-eater is suing his fellow Long Island firefighters for razzing him about his weight. John Munro claims he was relentlessly harassed about his size and even had his life-saving equipment tampered with by cruel colleagues at the Hauppauge Fire Department, where he serves as a volunte...
2019-09-22, 01:13

Clinton fixer sues over faulty Hamptons home inspection A former Clinton fixer claims he was duped into buying a Hamptons dream home that turned into a million-dollar money pit. Declan Kelly served as the US economic envoy to Northern Ireland in Hillary Clinton’s State Department and co-founded the consulting firm Teneo, which made big bucks peddling acc...
2019-09-22, 01:13

Finding A Snake In Your House: The Kotaku Review I don’t have a problem with snakes, spiders, scorpions or any other small and potentially dangerous creatures that lurk outside. That’s their territory. I get it. But when one of these things come into my apartment, I find it annoying. It also is a terrible thing to come home to in the middle of the...
2019-09-22, 01:13

Fans Found An Assault Rifle Texture Hidden In Super Smash Bros. Brawl Princess Peach is powerful and not to be messed with in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. But I never expected that she was secretly carrying an assault rifle. Yet that’s what fans found when they dug around the files of Brawl....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Anker's Qi Car Mount Has Never Been Cheaper Your car is a great place for a wireless charger, but if you use GPS, audio streaming, and crank your screen to full brightness while you drive, a 5W Qi charger might not quite keep up with your device’s battery drain....
2019-09-22, 01:13

'Shop Contest: Oh No, Claptrap, Winners! Last week I asked you fine Kotaku readers to celebrate the release of Borderlands 3 by sticking Claptrap, the annoying robot sidekick from the games, into different games, movies, and TV shows. You all delivered some of the best images I’ve seen in some time!...
2019-09-22, 01:13

Bruce Bochy Is Departing With 3 Championships, 2,000 Wins and Much More “This is what I should be doing,” the San Francisco Giants manager said to himself when he ran his first club 30 years ago, a rookie-league team in Spokane, Wash....
2019-09-22, 01:13

So long, princess poufs: Power dressing is the red carpet trend When Natasha Lyonne debuted her smash Netflix series “Russian Doll” earlier this year, she wanted a new look, too — but not too new. “She had a very, very specific vision in mind,” stylist Cristina Ehrlich tells The Post. During their first meeting, Lyonne explained that she wanted a little more red...
2019-09-22, 01:13

Thousands gather in Tbilisi for protest against Georgian government Thousands of people gathered in the center of Georgian capital Tbilisi on Friday for a protest against the government and ruling Georgian Dream Party, three months after the brutal dispersal of an anti-Kremlin demonstration....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Malta murdered journalist's family fume over inquiry board composition The family of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has protested over the composition of a board set up by the prime minister to conduct an independent public inquiry into whether the government could have prevented the killing....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Canada's Trudeau loses a little ground in first polls since blackface scandal Canada's Liberal Party lost a little ground to rival Conservatives after bombshell images of Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface emerged this week, according to two polls published on Saturday....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Battered Trudeau gets brief reprieve amid Canada blackface scandal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got his first day out of the spotlight on Saturday after being hammered for images showing him in blackface, which have threatened to derail his re-election campaign....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Saudi Arabia to wait for investigation before responding to attacks: minister Saudi Arabia will wait for the results of an investigation before responding to last weekend's attack on its oil facilities, for which it believes Iran is responsible, a senior official said on Saturday....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Islamic State claims responsibility for Iraq bus bombing that killed 12 Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for a bus bombing that killed 12 people near the Iraqi city of Kerbala, the Amaq news agency reported on Saturday....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Hong Kong protests turn to violent clashes in multiple towns Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters on Saturday after pro-China groups pulled down some of the "Lennon Walls" of anti-government messages posted in the Chinese-ruled city in more than three months of unrest....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Stacks of cash shown at trial of Sudan's toppled leader Bashir Stacks of cash piled high were shown as evidence on Saturday against ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir at his trial on charges of possessing illicit foreign currency and corruption....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Ethiopia says it detains suspected Islamist militants planning attacks Ethiopia said on Saturday it had arrested an unspecified number of Islamist militant members of the Somali group al Shabaab and Islamic State who were planning to carry out attacks in the country on various targets including hotels....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran....
2019-09-22, 01:13

UK Conservatives hold significant lead over Labour: poll British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative party has a 15 percentage-point lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to a poll published on Saturday, ahead of a possible national election aimed at breaking the impasse over Brexit....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Paris draws new climate rally; police vie with 'yellow vests', 'black blocs' Climate protesters marched through Paris for a second day on Saturday in a rally that saw sporadic clashes between masked demonstrators and police who also broke up "yellow vest" groups trying to stage unauthorized gatherings in the capital....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Biden urges investigation into Trump Ukraine call Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Saturday called for an investigation into reports that President Donald Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Biden and his son....
2019-09-22, 01:13

UK Labour deputy leader survives bid to oust him over Brexit The deputy leader of Britain's Labour Party survived an attempt to oust him over Brexit on Saturday after party chief Jeremy Corbyn moved to defuse a row that threatened to overshadow the party's bid to show it was ready for power....
2019-09-22, 01:13

Lorena weakens to a tropical storm as it nears mainland Mexico Hurricane Lorena weakened to a tropical storm as it approached northwestern Mexico on Saturday, bringing with it heavy wind and rain, U.S. forecasters said....
2019-09-22, 01:13

France vs Argentina live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having underwhelmed during this years Six Nations with defeats England, Wales and Ireland, France come into the 2019 Rugby World Cup with low expectations. Argentina's recent results have been similarly poor, but their performances in last month's Rugby Championship at least showed some pr...
2019-09-22, 00:52

Gearbox reveals Borderlands 3's free Halloween-themed event A mere week after Borderlands 3’s release, developer Gearbox has started detailing its post-launch content plans for the game. First up is a free limited-time event called Bloody Harvest.The event was confirmed during the first episode of the new Borderlands Show livestream series which has b...
2019-09-22, 00:52

Unbeatable Nintendo Switch Lite bundle adds Zelda: Link's Awakening for free in UK Update: Well that didn't last long. Yesterday, Currys was throwing the game in for free, but today it will cost you £20 on top of the base price of the Nintendo Switch Lite. You're saving £30 though and this is still the best Nintendo Switch Lite bundle offer in the UK today.Wait...
2019-09-22, 00:52

Windows 10 Game Bar gets cool new features including frame-rate counter Windows 10’s Xbox Game Bar has just witnessed the introduction of some smart new capabilities: namely a frame-rate counter, and an achievements overlay.The former displays your current frames per second so you can see exactly how smoothly (or jerkily) the game you’re playing is running...
2019-09-22, 00:52

Three Mobile has already drastically cut the prices of its best iPhone 11 deals With iPhone 11 pre-orders finally coming to an end, it looks like Three is celebrating. Cutting the costs of its best offers on the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max, Three Mobile is looking like the best place to go for Apple's latest trio of phones.The offers Three has so generously cut the pr...
2019-09-22, 00:52

Fortnite is celebrating Batman Day with a caped crossover event It’s the 80th anniversary of Batman and to celebrate Fortnite creator Epic Games has announced a caped crossover. With a blog post and a video announcement, Epic Games confirmed that the long-rumored event will run until October 6 and will see the Rift Zone transform Tilted Towers into G...
2019-09-22, 00:52

Australia vs Fiji live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere With the Rugby World Cup 2019 now upon us, Australia will be hoping for a bit more consistency, following an indifferent showing in their warm-up games. With plenty of power through the team, Fiji offer a tough start for Australia and are more than capable of pulling off an early shock. We&apos...
2019-09-22, 00:52

Hulu vs Netflix: which TV streaming platform do you choose? Hulu or Netflix? Netflix or Hulu? In an increasingly crowded TV streaming market, it’s harder than ever to suss out exactly what each platform does differently, and which one might be best suited to your own tastes, needs, and budget. Each has different shows and films to choose from, after a...
2019-09-22, 00:52

Reports suggest Intel Core i9-9900KS could boast 127W TDP As we’re gearing up for the launch of the Intel Core i9-9900KS ­– with some motherboard manufacturers already releasing motherboard firmware ­to support the new processor – new documentations surface to suggest that the more powerful iteration of Intel Core i9-9900K co...
2019-09-22, 00:52

SoftBank mulls bringing 40 companies to Brazil Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil and expects to announce a large investment in the country in around two weeks' time, the group's head in Brazil, André Maciel, said on Friday....
2019-09-22, 00:52

To Influence El Salvador, China Dangled Money. The U.S. Made Threats. As part of a push into Central America, China presented itself as a deep-pocketed partner for El Salvador’s future. The Trump administration countered with words of warning....
2019-09-22, 00:52

Cory Booker looks to drop out of race if fundraising falls short Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker said Saturday that if he doesn't reach his fundraising goal by the end of the month he will drop out of the race....
2019-09-22, 00:26

Imelda's devastating rains cause record-setting flooding in Texas Roads and several communities were still submerged in 2 feet to 3 feet of water in southeastern Texas Friday after days of heavy rainfall from Tropical Rainstorm Imelda....
2019-09-22, 00:26

Judge declines to dismiss charges against Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Hasson A federal judge in Maryland declined to dismiss charges against a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling weapons and creating a hit list naming Supreme Court judges....
2019-09-22, 00:26

How Antonio Brown’s deal with the Patriots dissolved in a matter of days New England’s decision to release the wide receiver 11 days after signing him came while the league’s probe of accusations of rape, sexual assault and intimidation drew closer to possibly taking Brown off the field....
2019-09-22, 00:26

NASCAR playoffs 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV and more for Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond All the information you need to get ready for Saturday night's race at Richmond Raceway, the second of 10 playoff races in the NASCAR Cup Series.       ...
2019-09-22, 00:26

Padres fire manager Andy Green after four sub .500 seasons Padres manager Andy Green was fired Saturday after four seasons. San Diego dropped $527 million the last three seasons on star players.       ...
2019-09-22, 00:26

Panthers QB Kyle Allen will face ex-college teammate Kyler Murray in return home to Arizona Panthers QB Kyle Allen, subbing for Cam Newton, will see familiar faces as he returns home to face the Cardinals, including ex-teammate Kyler Murray.       ...
2019-09-22, 00:26

No. 23 California survives Mississippi on controversial ending Ole Miss quarterback John Rhys Plumlee threw to Elijah Moore. He caught the pass but was ruled down outside the end zone. One play later, California won.       ...
2019-09-22, 00:26

No. 14 Wisconsin pounds No. 10 Michigan in early season Big Ten showdown An expected Big Ten showdown between the Wisconsin Badgers and Michigan Wolverines got ugly, as the Badgers took a 28-0 lead and cruised to a win.       ...
2019-09-22, 00:26

NFL has six quarterbacks making first starts of 2019 in Week 3. Who are they? There will be lots of new faces across the NFL starting at the quarterback position for Week 3. Here's what you need to know about the newcomers.       ...
2019-09-22, 00:26

Michigan showed it is a pretender, while Wisconsin joined the College Football Playoff contenders Two programs going in different directions played in Madison. Wisconsin proved to be a College Football Playoff contender and Michigan showed it is a pretender.       ...
2019-09-22, 00:26

As Colts kicker, NFL icon Adam Vinatieri struggles, players worry: 'Something is not right' Kicker Adam Vinatieri is fighting through issues -- five misses have plagued start of his Colts season. And fellow kickers and players are worried.       ...
2019-09-22, 00:26

Kyrgios and Sock boost Team World hopes with doubles win "Team Europe saw their lead sliced to 7-5 going into the final day of the Laver Cup after Nick Kyrgios and Jack Sock beat Rafa Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas in the doubles."...
2019-09-22, 00:26

Satraps of the Persian Empire – Rebellious Protectors of the Realm The Achaemenid Empire was an ancient empire whose heartland was the region of Persis, in the southwestern part of modern-day Iran. ...
2019-09-22, 00:00

Why apps should enhance real-world experiences, not replace them Most mobile apps seek to be the center of attention. They are created by owners and product managers who obsess over extending as many user sessions as possible. Unfortunately, they don’t place a high consideration on the impacts of their customers’ well-being. Meanwhile, many users are increasingly...
2019-09-22, 00:00

iPhones out, Alexa Wednesday and more to come. What's next? iPhones out now, next up new Echo speakers, Surface laptops, Google Pixel phones, Facebook video chat devices. Maybe an Alexa toaster oven, too?       ...
2019-09-22, 00:00

Cranky Gargoyle Walks At The Goodwood Revival There I was, in a jovial mood with the sun shining overhead, on my way to look at some pre-war Bentleys at the 2019 Goodwood Revival when I found my way blocked by a crowd of people. Curious, I looked around and saw, to my shock, the petite gargoyle in the form of Bernie Ecclestone, standing in the ...
2019-09-21, 23:39

Mazda MX-5 Cup Is The Wildest Racing Series In America And The Finale Happens This Weekend Stick a bunch of racers eager to make a mark on the sport into identically prepared Mazda MX-5 race cars, and let them loose on some of the best race tracks in North America, and you’re bound to see some exhilarating racing action. The Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup Series comes to an end this weeke...
2019-09-21, 23:39

Weekend Motorsports Roundup: September 21-22 [UPDATED] This one’s a quiet weekend with only a few races going on, but you’re our loyal readers and you deserve to know where and when there are cars going round a track and how you can stick your eyeballs to them....
2019-09-21, 23:39

In 1956, Mercury had a Ghia-built concept car called the XM Turnpike Cruiser to show off. In 1956, Mercury had a Ghia-built concept car called the XM Turnpike Cruiser to show off. Since not everyone was going to get to see it at the car shows, they carried it on this glass-sided trailer so its flashy lines and and massive fins could be seen by all....
2019-09-21, 23:39

This Demonstration Shows Why Proper Trailer Loading Is Mandatory If you have a boat, a horse, a camper or anything else that won’t fit in a pickup or van, you probably pull a trailer. If you do, you probably know the importance of loading it up properly to keep things in control. If you don’t, have a look at this demonstration from U-Haul....
2019-09-21, 23:39

What Is The Best Car To Turn Into A Time Machine? As we all know, the most famous example of a car turned into a machine to travel through time, not just space, is the DeLorean used in the Back to the Future movies. While dramatic and looking good for a movie, I’m not convinced this is actually a good choice at all for a time-travel vehicle. This q...
2019-09-21, 23:39

Ethiopia Is Growing Out Of Its Classic Peugeot Taxis It’s a cool, misty morning when you land at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. You have to get to your hotel in the center of the city, but between you and a bed is eight kilometers of traffic the likes of which you have never seen before. How do you brave the journey? For years, the answer ...
2019-09-21, 23:39

I Would Like You All To Be Aware Of F1 Not-Legend Harald Ertl's Mustache One thing that’s very difficult to discern among the drivers filling up the entry lists of Formula 1 races is that it’s hard to tell what, or who, is a “pay driver.” That is, who is only where they are because of skill, and who is there because of sponsorship connections. The line is impossibly blur...
2019-09-21, 23:39

Ludicrous Is The Tesla Book To Beat There’s no denying that there’s a story to be told about Tesla. The challenge comes when you need to distill the hype, the hope, and heartache of the company’s 16 years into a digestible narrative that doesn’t read like hagiography or a how-to manual for the shorts. But journalist Ed Niedermeyer gav...
2019-09-21, 23:39

Dodge Wanted To Sell The '70 Monaco To Real, Natural Customers Who Had Real, Natural Conversations If you’re a car salesperson, you’ve got to know your product cold. You can’t be blindsided by questions about color combinations and trim levels. But you also need to know something else. Something even more important. If you want to sell some 1970 Dodge Monacos, you better know your customer too....
2019-09-21, 23:39

These Color Photos From the New Deal Show What Life On The Road Once Was Like As part of the New Deal, the Farm Security Administration (FSI) was launched to help relieve crippling poverty in rural communities. As small part of that mission, the organization documented life in the the communities in which it worked. These photos naturally included many road scenes, as the Gre...
2019-09-21, 23:39

Bryce Canyon tour bus crash in Utah: 4 killed, many injured. Here's what we know now The bus crash near Bryce Canyon left at least four passengers dead and five critically injured, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.        ...
2019-09-21, 23:39

Afghanistan War veterans, still waiting for a peace deal, ask: Was the sacrifice worth it? After 18 years of the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan, some veterans are questioning whether the conflict was worth it.        ...
2019-09-21, 23:39

In Senate bid, Joe Kennedy wants to take on 'broken system' that let Trump win: 'Far too urgent to wait' Rep. Joe Kennedy sets up a showdown of two progressives, one that will likely be the nation's most closely watched Senate primary fight of 2020.        ...
2019-09-21, 23:39

Greta Thunberg speaks at UN Youth Climate Summit Young people are an "unstoppable" force in pressuring world leaders to act on climate change, teenage activist Greta Thunberg told a United Nations panel on Saturday. (Sept. 21)        ...
2019-09-21, 23:39

5 deaths now linked to flooding in Texas after Tropical Storm Imelda Tropical Depression Imelda brought deadly flooding to Texas. Now, authorities say five deaths are linked to the storm        ...
2019-09-21, 23:39

Police suspect longstanding 'beef' led to deadly shooting at South Carolina bar Police say a longstanding 'beef' turned deadly Saturday, leading to a shooting that killed two and injured several in South Carolina        ...
2019-09-21, 23:39

Friday's global strike was likely the largest climate rally ever The Global Climate Strike that encouraged kids to walk out of school could be the biggest climate rally ever. But estimates are still rolling in.        ...
2019-09-21, 23:39

4 die after bus with Chinese tourists crashes Four people died after a tour bus carrying them and other visitors from China crashed, rolling onto a guard rail and leaving carnage and debris in its wake on a highway running through the red-rock landscape of southern Utah. (Sept. 21)        ...
2019-09-21, 23:39

Washington Monument elevator broke down for 'about an hour' during re-opening weekend Someone tweeted from the top of the Washington Monument on Saturday that the elevator wasn't working and they were stuck.       ...
2019-09-21, 23:39