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George Russell: Hate from Robert Kubica fans can be hurtful Formula 1 rookie George Russell says it can be a "little bit hurtful" to receive negative comments from the most outspoken fans of his Williams team-mate Robert Kubica...
2019-08-19, 15:13

Spotify is getting its own TV mini-series The music business has been through a turbulent decade, with dwindling sales, record labels pushing "360 deals" on artists and concert venues beginning to take cuts of merchandise sales. The debates around the ethics of streaming apps are a high-prof......
2019-08-21, 03:13

Canadian manhunt killers recorded 'last will and testament' on phone before killing themselves A video left on a cellphone may hold the last clues as to why two young men triggered a manhunt across Canada after a string of murders. They later they were found dead in a remote area after taking their own lives. ...
2019-08-20, 23:26

JB Hi-Fi Australia is officially selling Xiaomi and Vivo smartphones in Australia Only a few months ago Xiaomi launched an Australian Mi store and became available on Amazon, marking the end of the phone manufacturer’s official absence from the local market, but the Chinese tech giant has today taken it one step further.A number of Xiaomi handsets have appeared for sale bo...
2019-08-20, 08:39

Here's Every Device You Can Use to Stream Disney+ Disney+ is almost here. We know many important details about Disney’s standalone streaming service—including how much it’ll cost and what you’ll be able to watch—and the final piece of the puzzle was just revealed: all the devices you can use to stream Disney+ at launch....
2019-08-20, 07:52

El Paso mass shooter on suicide watch, sheriff's office says The 21-year-old white male from a Dallas-area neighborhood was placed on a suicide watch today under the recommendation of medical staff at the jail.        ...
2019-08-20, 06:13

Pentagon sends message to Russia after conducting first missile test since Trump left Cold War-era arms treaty The Department of Defense test-launched a ground-based cruise missile Sunday, the first test of its kind since President Trump removed the U.S. from a Cold War-era treaty banning them earlier this month....
2019-08-20, 05:52

China plans to use information to 'dominate in the future,' says defense intelligence chief China's government plans to leverage the growing data industry and cutting-edge technologies as part of its strategy to get an edge on its competitors, according to the Department of Defense's intelligence chief....
2019-08-20, 05:52

What causes a persistent headache? A persistent headache, or a headache that won’t go away, can have many causes. This article discusses common causes, treatment options, and when to see a doctor....
2019-08-20, 03:52

Injury update: Luis Severino For the first time this season, Luis Severino threw off a big league mound. Prior to Sunday’s series finale against the Cleveland Indians, Severino faced hitters while pitching off the Yankee Stadium mound. This is a step in the right direction for the 25-year-old’s rehab process. S...
2019-08-20, 03:00

Big Oil Is Scared Here is a simple truth: The world cannot build more fossil fuel infrastructure and have a habitable climate. Science bears this out, and a growing number of people around the world are putting their bodies on the line in the service of said science and habitable climate as well as protecting other n...
2019-08-20, 02:39

Even Trump is now admitting that US companies like Apple may be shouldering the cost of his China tariffs AP Photo/Alex Brandon The Trump administration gave the public a split-screen view of its approach to tariffs on China Sunday. On Sunday, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro repeated a familiar line about the ongoing US-China trade war, saying China alone is bearing their full cost in a CNN int...
2019-08-19, 23:52

General Electric issues expanded response about fraud allegations, financial reporting General Electric addressed follow-up questions about its long-term care insurance and Baker Hughes units after a report alleged the company was masking the depths of its financial troubles....
2019-08-19, 23:52

Strike Brett Gardner Down, And He Will Only Become More Powerful When he gets upset about poor umpiring, Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner has been doing ... whatever it is he’s doing in that GIF above. Some might call it a healthy venting of frustration, but others might call it obnoxious tantrum-throwing. Someone who is definitely on Team Obnoxious is umpire Phi...
2019-08-19, 21:00

Woman finds frog in packaged salad mix: ‘It’s literally alive!’ Karlie Allen isn’t feeling froggy — but she did leap. The Wisconsinite was preparing dinner with her family when she found a shocking surprise in her box of Simple Truth organic salad mix — a live frog. She recorded the incident on her phone and posted the clip to Twitter, which features a clo...
2019-08-19, 21:00

Sonos' New Shit Leaks—AGAIN Say what you want about Sonos, the wireless speaker maker can’t keep its shit under wraps. The latest leak is its first-ever Bluetooth speaker. News of the device’s existence came earlier this month, but now there’s even more details and a name: The Sonos Move.Read more......
2019-08-19, 20:13

Alienware Made the World's First 55-inch OLED Gaming Monitor, and It Looks Sick There are a lot of big and fancy gaming monitors on the market, but Alienware’s newest high-end display is something else. Not only is this thing eye-meltingly gorgeous, Alienware says its new monitor is the first 55-inch OLED gaming monitor in the world. Read more......
2019-08-19, 20:13

Oakland Raiders' Jon Gruden: Antonio Brown practiced in certified helmet Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown participated in Tuesday's practice at the team's facility while wearing a certified helmet, according to head coach Jon Gruden....
2019-08-21, 13:26

Watch: George Springer sets Astros' leadoff homer record vs. Tigers Center fielder George Springer set the franchise record for leadoff homers in a single season by belting his 10th game-opening bomb of the year in a win against the Detroit Tigers....
2019-08-21, 13:26

Odell Beckham Jr. and Cleveland are an unlikely fit but might be exactly what each other needs The superstar wide receiver was spectacular but dramatic in New York. After this offseason’s blockbuster trade, he appears right at home with a contender in the Browns....
2019-08-21, 13:26

Eighth-inning eruption dooms the Nationals, who go cold in Pittsburgh for a 4-1 loss Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings, but Wander Suero lit the fuse in the eighth and Starling Marte’s three-run homer was the difference....
2019-08-21, 13:26

Study: Selfie-takers viewed as self-absorbed, less successful People who post more selfies than posed photographs to their social media accounts tend to be viewed more negatively by others, a new study said Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 13:26

Watch and listen to THX's new Deep Note trailer with spatial 3D audio THX has unveiled a new trailer for its famous "Deep Note" audio logo that lets audiences know that a theater is THX certified and also how loud it's likely to be (usually very loud). The trailer, which will be deployed in theaters around the world, s......
2019-08-21, 13:26

'Saturday Night Live' is coming to UK screens in early 2020 If you want to watch Saturday Night Live in the UK, then you've got one of two options: pirate it, or watch the edited highlights on YouTube. One is illegal, the other's not very satisfying, but it's not going to be that way for very much longer. At......
2019-08-21, 13:26

Google and Mozilla to block web surveillance in Kazakhstan Google and Mozilla are taking action against the government of Kazakhstan's efforts to launch a surveillance operation against its own citizens. Both companies announced today that they are blocking a root certificate that the Kazakhstan government u......
2019-08-21, 13:26

Google Docs 'live edits' feature helps the visually impaired Google has launched a number of accessibility features this year, designed to make its products useable by everyone. Sound Amplifier, for example, makes conversations in loud places easier to hear, while Live Transcribe gives deaf and hard of hearing......
2019-08-21, 13:26

The Morning After: About that fourth 'Matrix' movie Hey, good morning! As my inner teen squeals at the idea of another Matrix movie (and my outer grown-up winces at what the series might turn into), we look into the true reality of flying cars, offers up impressions from the biggest games from Games......
2019-08-21, 13:26

Judge Agrees to Delay Former Alstom Executive's Bribery Trial A federal judge granted former Alstom executive Lawrence Hoskins a brief reprieve from his upcoming trial, but rejected claims that his constitutional rights had been violated....
2019-08-21, 13:26

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of enhanced privacy CEO Mark Zuckerberg made last year....
2019-08-21, 13:26

Fed Minutes to Show Committee Divide on Last Month's Rate Cut The Federal Reserve releases the minutes of its July meeting Wednesday, shedding light on its decision to cut rates for the first time in more than a decade....
2019-08-21, 13:26

Huawei Finance Chief Argues Canada Abused Her Rights Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou argued in court documents that Canadian efforts to extradite her to the U.S. should be stayed because of misconduct by Canadian and U.S. law enforcement....
2019-08-21, 13:26

Gun Sellers Sneak Onto Facebook's Online Marketplace Facebook forbids the private sale of firearms on its Marketplace platform. But sellers are getting around that with a simple ruse: They list gun cases or boxes at inflated prices....
2019-08-21, 13:26

Alyssa Milano says she has no regrets about 2 abortions: 'I would not have my career' Alyssa Milano, 46, revealed in the latest episode of her podcast this week that she made the “devastating” decision to have two abortions while in a serious relationship in 1993....
2019-08-21, 13:26

Jamie Foxx reportedly dating Sela Vave, model and singer from Utah Jamie Foxx is rumored to have a new girlfriend after he and model and singer Sela Vave were photographed leaving a Los Angeles nightclub over the weekend.  ...
2019-08-21, 13:26

401(k), IRA millionaires at Fidelity surpass record highs in the second quarter Are you a 401(k) millionaire? Fidelity Investments says the number of its 401(k) account holders with balances over $1 million hit record high.       ...
2019-08-21, 13:00

Asia trades lower as markets look to central banks for guidance Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver his annual speech on Friday at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium, where he's expected to provide more clarity on the Fed's future intentions....
2019-08-21, 13:00

Alibaba is said to have postponed a Hong Kong listing amid protests Alibaba held a board meeting before its latest quarterly earnings release last week, during which the board decided to postpone the Hong Kong listing, Reuters reported....
2019-08-21, 13:00

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi misses revenue estimates as competition heats up at home Xiaomi's revenue in the second quarter ended June 30 rose to 51.95 billion yuan ($7.36 billion) from 45.24 billion a year earlier. That was short of the 53.52 billion expected by analysts, Refinitiv data showed....
2019-08-21, 13:00

US State Department approves possible $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
2019-08-21, 13:00

Chinese car maker Geely says first-half profit drops 40% Geely, China's highest profile car maker globally, posted a net profit of 4.01 billion yuan, compared to the 6.67 billion yuan it made in the same period a year earlier....
2019-08-21, 13:00

Why Chinese overseas investment growth is set to slow further Chinese overseas investment growth will likely slow or even decline in the next few years as risks around the world increase, according to new research by Moody's Investors Service....
2019-08-21, 13:00

Don't 'mess up Macau' — gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the special administrative region....
2019-08-21, 13:00

China may need more than a new interest rate to stimulate its economy Analysts generally doubt how effective the People Bank of China's latest interest rate announcement will be in significantly helping businesses grow....
2019-08-21, 13:00

New 2019 SsangYong Korando: prices, specs and pics News 21 Aug, 2019 The all-new SsangYong Korando SUV will take on the Nissan Qashqai with a fresh look, updated tech and a starting price of £19,995...
2019-08-21, 13:00

Strycova upset in first match at WTA's Bronx Open Wimbledon semifinalist Barbora Strycova was knocked out of the Bronx Open with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 loss to Bernarda Pera        ...
2019-08-21, 13:00

American teen Amanda Anisimova out of US Open after father's death American teenager Amanda Anisimova, ranked 24th in the world, withdraws from the US Open because of recent death of her father        ...
2019-08-21, 13:00

Sign language interpreter’s ‘rap’ with Twista steals show Amber Galloway Gallego lets her fingers do the rapping. Sure, Twista was declared the “fastest rapper of all time” back in the day when he clocked in at 280 words per minute — but certified American Sign Language interpreter Galloway Gallego, 42, is giving him some stiff competition. Let...
2019-08-21, 13:00

Keanu Reeves set for ‘Matrix’ reboot with Lana Wachowski, original cast This is not a simulation. Like a cherry on top of this year’s “Keanussance,” Warner Bros. announced Tuesday that it’s reviving “The Matrix” franchise with a fourth installment — starring, of course, Keanu Reeves as his iconic character “Neo,” Variety reported. The beloved 54...
2019-08-21, 13:00

Did Marvel’s Kevin Feige quit Spider-Man over Disney-Sony profit dispute? With great power, comes great responsibility — and a whole lot of drama. According to Deadline, a breakdown in negotiations between Disney and Sony “has essentially nixed” Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige from future standalone Spider-Man films. This news comes days after “Spid...
2019-08-21, 13:00

The British are coming: UK actors take over prime-time shows British actors on TV are usually relegated to the comfy period piece (“Downton Abbey”) or prestige costume drama with top names (“The Crown”). Not anymore. They’ve been stealing roles and awards from their American peers for years now on television, racking up no less than 15 acting Emmy nominations...
2019-08-21, 13:00

Bill Clinton was hitter-friendly ump at charity softball game Former President Bill Clinton’s surprise appearance as a celebrity umpire at the annual Artists and Writers softball game in East Hampton almost played a decisive role in the game’s outcome. The Artists snapped a three-game losing streak and defeated the Writers 10-8 in a seesaw battle during the an...
2019-08-21, 13:00

Foul play unlikely in death of National Enquirer’s Jerry George: cops A former LA bureau chief of the National Enquirer who spoke openly about the supermarket tabloid’s “catch-and-kill” practices died suddenly on a street in Palm Springs, Calif., in the early hours of Aug. 13. Jerry George, 63, was found dead around 2 a.m. only a few blocks from home. “The police told...
2019-08-21, 13:00

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin now holds 70% of the total crypto market share’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Kierkegaard used to say: Money makes the world go around! Bitcoin price We closed t...
2019-08-21, 13:00

Xiaomi’s Android One-based Mi A3 lands in India with 3 cameras, $182 price tag Xiaomi launched the Mi A3, its third-gen Android One phone, in India today. The phone, which launched in Spain last month, has a triple-camera setup with a 48-megapixel main sensor, and an in-screen fingerprint sensor. The device running stock Android software starts from Rs 12,999 ($182). Here’s a ...
2019-08-21, 13:00

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry fell for an old-school Instagram hoax You know, in many respects, I admire former Texas Governor Rick Perry. He’s accomplished so much, despite clearly being an absolute fucking moron that, in Europe, wouldn’t be trusted with a pair of safety scissors. In the years after landing the top job in Texan politics, Perry has since wrangled hi...
2019-08-21, 13:00

Lack of flu shots for migrants at CBP detention centers a concern, critics say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and their medical contractors do not administer influenza vaccines to migrants being held at detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border, reports said Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 13:00

Explainer: What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest "horse race" opinion polls, highlighting one candidate's rise or another's decline....
2019-08-21, 13:00

Texas to execute man convicted of abducting, strangling college student A man who has maintained his innocence and whose lawyers have argued the state ignored key evidence that would exonerate him is scheduled to be put to death in Texas on Wednesday for the kidnapping, rape and murder of a 19-year-old college student....
2019-08-21, 13:00

Thousands of Central American migrants take free rides home courtesy of U.S. government More than 2,000 Central American migrants seeking to settle in the United States have given up and accepted free rides home under a 10-month-old program funded by the U.S. government and run by a United Nations agency, according to a U.N. official....
2019-08-21, 13:00

MLS awards expansion franchise to St. Louis for 2022 debut The prospects of a Major League Soccer franchise ever calling St. Louis home appeared to have died two years ago when voters turned down the use of a business tax to finance a new downtown stadium....
2019-08-21, 12:39

Clemson QB Lawrence leads AP preseason All-America team Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence headlines The Associated Press preseason All-America team, and he has two teammates from the top-ranked Tigers with him on the first team....
2019-08-21, 12:39

Rivalry renewed? Florida, Miami add to once-heated series Even though his father played at Miami and his older brother at Florida, Marco Wilson has little knowledge of the once-heated rivalry involving the two Sunshine State teams....
2019-08-21, 12:39

Report: Beckham stadium site has unsafe arsenic levels An environmental report poses a new problem for the proposed site of David Beckham's Major League Soccer stadium in Miami: Tests show the soil is far more toxic than expected....
2019-08-21, 12:39

Oklahoma QB Hurts barely edges out Mordecai, Rattler for job Jalen Hurts' rise to the starting quarterback position at Oklahoma wasn't a foregone conclusion, despite his wealth of championship experience at Alabama....
2019-08-21, 12:39

Cowboys, LB Smith agree on extension amid Elliott holdout When the Dallas Cowboys announced a contract extension for Jaylon Smith, it was first a celebration of the linebacker's journey from a career-threatening knee injury in college to one of the NFL's richest contracts at his position....
2019-08-21, 12:39

HelmetWatch: Jon Gruden Says Antonio Brown Practiced In An NFL-Certified Helmet Today Antonio Brown’s long struggle with the NFL and the Raiders for the right to wear whatever old helmet he most desires may have reached a ceasefire on Tuesday. The brand-new Oakland wideout practiced with the team in an NFL-approved helmet for the first time since he went AWOL a couple of days ago, ac...
2019-08-21, 12:39

Ronda Rousey Fucked Up Her Finger While She Filmed A TV Show Let’s issue the warning up front: You’re going to see a pretty gross finger if you keep reading. It looks like a bloody lowercase “Z,” if that helps you sharpen your imagination. Okay, you’ve been warned....
2019-08-21, 12:39

By Banning Protest Signs, MLS Is Trying To Lobotomize The Fandom It Asked For MLS and its clubs are currently embroiled in a fight against their own supporters over what the league claims are violations of its anti-politics rules. Over the last two weeks, multiple fans in multiple stadiums have been ejected for banners that run afoul of the league’s Fan Code of Conduct. There...
2019-08-21, 12:39

Jerry Jones Asserts His Right To Be A Dickweed About Ezekiel Elliott Jerry and Stephen Jones held a press conference Tuesday with Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith, who just signed a hefty five-year extension with the team. Smith’s successful negotiations stand in stark contrast to those of wide receiver Amari Cooper, quarterback Dak Prescott, and running back Ezekiel ...
2019-08-21, 12:39

The Lakers Already Have A Center Hey, remember back in mid-July, when the Lakers traded the moon and stars for one of the most talented young players in the NBA? Remember that? Remember when the team and the player did their big introductory press conference? Remember during that press conference, when that player—who is listed by ...
2019-08-21, 12:39

Brian Flores Loads Practice Playlist With Jay-Z Tracks One Day After Kenny Stills Criticizes NFL's Roc Nation Partnership Dolphins head coach Brian Flores and wide receiver Kenny Stills have not been on the same page when it comes to Stills speaking out about systemic racism. A couple weeks back, Flores delivered a weak-sauce admonishment when Stills criticized owner Stephen Ross’s hefty support of Donald Trump’s reele...
2019-08-21, 12:39

Idiot Squirrel On The Field Successfully Invades Consecutive Twins Games For the second night in a row, a daring squirrel has invaded the field at the Twins’ stadium. Monday night the furry fellow invaded the home dugout and sent several players fleeing in terror. Tuesday night our intrepid rodent pal bolted down the first baseline, nutmegged a baserunner, briefly leapt ...
2019-08-21, 12:39

Apple TV Plus could let you download shows for offline play Apple TV Plus is set to hit our screens later this year, but the finer details of how the interface of the TV streaming service will work, and the exact features that will come with it, have continued to elude us. A new Apple TV Plus leak, however, may have given us a neat tidbit about its offline f...
2019-08-21, 12:39

Xiaomi Mi A3 launched in India with triple rear cameras and Android One Xiaomi has finally upgraded its Android One lineup by bringing the Mi A3 to India. Launched at an event in New Delhi today, here’s everything you need to know about Xiaomi’s latest budget offering.The Mi A3 comes almost a year after the Mi A2 which was heralded as a camera champion at ...
2019-08-21, 12:39

Google Lens might get a lot easier to use on your phone Google Lens is one of the most useful tools on Android phones, letting you scan barcodes and QR codes, recognize products, and translate languages. Now, it seems it's about to get a useful extra function, which is directly accessing it from the Chrome app to reverse image search and more.This r...
2019-08-21, 12:39

Intel goes on the defensive against AMD at Gamescom Intel has been talking up its processors at Gamescom 2019, hosting an event where it admits that AMD, its chief rival, has “done a great job closing the gap, but we still have the highest performing CPUs.”If that sounds a little defensive to you, we agree. We were at the event in Colog...
2019-08-21, 12:39

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 now up for pre-booking in India Bose has launched its latest Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 in India at Rs 34,500. The new Bose 700s follow the company's iconic QC lineup and feature an advanced voice system, 360-degrees noise cancellation, upto 20 hours of battery life and comes pre-loaded with Google Assistant and Amazon A...
2019-08-21, 12:39

This huge speaker decks out your LG OLED TV with a wall of sound If you've bought yourself a shiny new LG OLED TV, chances are you're now looking to boost your TV's sound system with an external speaker. Normally, you'd have to make a choice between a soundbar or a pair of floor-standing stereo speakers to bring cinematic audio to your li...
2019-08-21, 12:39

Microsoft’s revamped Edge is ready – and you can download the beta today Microsoft’s revamped Edge is officially ready to roll – and good for everyday usage – with the release of the full beta version of the browser for Windows and macOS.In a blog post, Microsoft explains that while the new browser is still in preview, with this fresh beta release, &...
2019-08-21, 12:39

Huawei founder rallies staff for 'live or die' moment Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has told staff of plans to go into “battle mode” to survive the ongoing disruption caused by a ban on dealing with US companies.Earlier this year, the US Department of Commerce effectively blacklisted the Chinese mobile giant on national security grounds, pr...
2019-08-21, 12:39

Art, Exercise or a Nap? All Could Be Yours During a Long Layover Eager to lure travelers, U.S. airports are increasing amenities to include culture, fitness and even the opportunity to commune with a little nature....
2019-08-21, 12:39

Sammy Lee and Mickey McDonagh, Wales’ new hopes Sammy Lee and Mickey McDonagh tell Matt Bevan how they're now pushing for recognition The post Sammy Lee and Mickey McDonagh, Wales’ new hopes appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-21, 12:39

What makes Vasyl Lomachenko so good Investigating the prowess of Vasyl Lomachenko with help from opponents, sparring partners, a performance analyst and the man himself The post What makes Vasyl Lomachenko so good appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-21, 12:39

Tlaib tussles with Detroit police on Twitter over 'bulls--t' facial recognition software Responding to presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders coming out against police use of facial recognition software, Rep. Rashida Tlaib likewise called for the Detroit Police Department not to use the cutting-edge technology....
2019-08-21, 12:39

Mets kick off critical stretch in style There are now 37 games left in the regular season for the Mets, but they have adjusted their schedules accordingly. “It’s August, but playoffs started today,” J.D. Davis said after the Mets started a critical nine-game homestand in style with a 9-2 win over the Indians on Tuesday at Citi Field. The ...
2019-08-21, 12:13

Indians ace Corey Kluber suffers another setback CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber’s comeback has been sidetracked. The Cleveland Indians ace will be shut down for two weeks with an abdominal strain, an injury he sustained as he was rehabbing from a broken arm. Kluber was pulled from a minor league outing for Triple-A Columbus at Charlotte on Sunday ...
2019-08-21, 12:13

How ex-Alabama QB Jalen Hurts barely won the Oklahoma job NORMAN, Okla. — Jalen Hurts’ rise to the starting quarterback position at Oklahoma wasn’t a foregone conclusion, despite his wealth of championship experience at Alabama. Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley took his time before naming Hurts the starter for the fourth-ranked Sooners’ Sept....
2019-08-21, 12:13

Where these injured Yankees stars stand now OAKLAND, Calif. — The Yankees received good news Tuesday concerning injured right-handers Luis Severino and Dellin Betances, who are rehabbing in Tampa. Severino threw a short side session and is scheduled to face hitters on Thursday. Betances will throw a side session on Wednesday in which he will ...
2019-08-21, 12:13

Sonny Gray showing off like he rarely did with Yankees CINCINNATI — Sonny Gray was terrific for Cincinnati once again, especially at a key moment in the third inning. The former Yankees pitcher — who was shipped out of The Bronx last offseason after struggling in the spotlight for two years — struck out 10 while pitching five scoreless innin...
2019-08-21, 12:13

New Jersey stays alive in LLWS with major-league final play Sal Garcia motored into second base after his double, stood tall on the bag and did a little shimmy toward his Elmora Youth Little League dugout. His teammates from Elizabeth, N.J., along with pretty much all of their parents, friends and supporters, shimmied right back. Garcia’s moves, in the top o...
2019-08-21, 12:13

Brandon Nimmo takes another major step in return to Mets Brandon Nimmo is knocking on the door. The Mets outfielder had his rehab assignment transferred to Triple-A Syracuse Tuesday at Lehigh Valley. He played five innings in center field and went 2-for-3 with an RBI and was hit by pitch. “That makes us feel more optimistic about him coming back and helpi...
2019-08-21, 12:13

Steven Matz has been very different pitcher since bullpen stint There is BP and AP — before the pen and after the pen. Steven Matz has been a different pitcher since his brief stint as a reliever before the All-Star break. In 16 starts, he had a 4.95 ERA and was 5-6 before his temporary stint in the bullpen. After, he has a 2.81 ERA......
2019-08-21, 12:13

Why Roger Clemens won’t run for Congress Roger Clemens has thrown heat and taken heat during his MLB career, but he wants no part of the heat that would come with running for Congress. Clemens, who had been encouraged to run as a Republican candidate in Texas, said he was honored but had “no interest” in running for office. If ...
2019-08-21, 12:13

Domingo German struggles as Yankees’ road trip starts with thud OAKLAND, Calif. — After giving up four runs in the first two innings, Domingo German provided the Yankees a chance to crawl back into Tuesday night’s game against the A’s. Far from his sharpest, the majors’ leading winner kept the A’s from scoring in the third, fourth and fifth frames and watched hi...
2019-08-21, 12:13

Yankees would do well to avoid dangerous A’s in the playoffs OAKLAND , Calif. — Man, this American League playoff field is starting to look more treacherous than landing the 2020 Democratic nomination for president. Meet the 2019 A’s. Same (sort of) as the 2018 A’s. The Yankees’ season introduction to the perennial young upstarts from Northern California did ...
2019-08-21, 12:13

Chandrayaan 2 Closer To Moon Landing After Second Orbit Move Today India's moonshot Chandrayaan 2 today successfully performed a critical manoeuvre that lasted about 20 minutes as it flew closer to the lunar surface, the Indian Space Research Organisation said....
2019-08-21, 12:13

After MNS Activists Alleged Suicide, Party Blames Notice To Raj Thackeray An activist of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena or MNS allegedly committed suicide in Maharashtra's Thane district, with a party leader today claiming that he was "depressed" over the Enforcement......
2019-08-21, 12:13

UP Cop Challenges Charges Against Him For Unnao Teen's Father's Murder An Uttar Pradesh Police constable on Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court challenging framing of charges against him for the alleged murder of the Unnao rape survivor's father and framing him in......
2019-08-21, 12:13

Uttarakhand's "Skeleton Lake" A Link To Migration From Europe: Study The mysterious skeletons of Roopkund Lake in Uttarakhand contain bones from an enigmatic group of eastern Mediterranean people that travelled to the Indian Himalayan site around 220 years ago, a......
2019-08-21, 12:13

Ban the detention of pregnant women | Letter Emma Ginn, the director of Medical Justice, warns that women in immigration detention receive inadequate healthcareYou report how a pregnant rape survivor experiencing a miscarriage and barely able to stand was unlawfully held in immigration detention which amounted to inhuman and degrading treatmen...
2019-08-21, 12:13

Atom spy Klaus Fuchs was motivated by conscience | Letter John Green says it’s simplistic to describe as a ‘traitor’ the physicist who supplied information about the Manhattan Project to the Soviet UnionGraham Farmelo’s review of a new book by Frank Close about the atom spy Klaus Fuchs (Review, 17 August) fails completely to understand the motivation of Fu...
2019-08-21, 12:13

Trump team braces GOP donors for a potential ‘moderate and short’ recession The White House is weighing cuts to corporate and payroll taxes, among other measures, to cushion the U.S. economy if an election-year recession hits....
2019-08-21, 12:13

Paire, Shapovalov advance at Winston-Salem Open "Top seeds Benoit Paire and Denis Shapovalov cruised into the third round of the Winston-Salem Open with straight set wins on the North Carolina hard court."...
2019-08-21, 12:13

Anisimova withdraws from US Open after father's death "Amanda Anisimova has withdrawn from the US Open following the death of her father and coach Konstantin, the USTA [United States Tennis Association] has confirmed."...
2019-08-21, 12:13

Auger Aliassime, Tsitsipas can become tennis greats - Wilander "Felix Auger Aliassime and Stefanos Tsitsipas have what it takes to be the next 15-time Grand Slam winners, says Eurosport tennis expert Mats Wilander."...
2019-08-21, 12:13

Barcelona fail with first Neymar bid - Paper Round "Barcelona have their first Neymar bid rejected, Jadon Sancho gets a raise, Paul Pogba is off penalties for Manchester United, and the EFL were warned about Bury."...
2019-08-21, 12:13

Dota Underlords Is Finally Getting Underlords At this point, I have spent nearly 50 hours with Dota Underlords. I still do not know what an Underlord is. This is because Valve’s early-access auto battler still does not contain its shadowy namesakes. In a matter of weeks, however, that’s going to change....
2019-08-21, 12:13

Horror film director Johannes Roberts of 47 Meters Down fame is helming the Resident Evil film reboo Horror film director Johannes Roberts of 47 Meters Down fame is helming the Resident Evil film reboot. He says it will be “super scary” and will be “getting back to the roots of the game.” ...
2019-08-21, 12:13

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of Britain’s Hong Kong Consulate The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-21, 12:13

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
2019-08-21, 12:13

The Right Answer? 8,186,699,633,530,061 (An Abacus Makes It Look Almost Easy) The abacus is still taught in Japanese schools, although not as intensively as it once was. But the centuries-old tool is still popular, and national tournaments attract elite competitors....
2019-08-21, 12:13

Pc Andrew Harper latest: Police officers inundated with thank you gifts from public after tragic death Police officers across the UK have said they have been inundated with gifts from members of the public thanking them for their service following the death of Pc Andrew Harper....
2019-08-21, 12:13

IT director who defrauded celebrity music agency of £360k faces prison An IT director is facing jail after swindling more than £360,000 from an artist management agency which looks after some of classical music's biggest stars....
2019-08-21, 12:13

Ferrari owner who cannot look after his car after being injured on jet steps is awarded £100k A classic car enthusiast who can no longer look after his beloved Ferrari after slipping and falling while getting off an aeroplane has been awarded more than £100,000 in compensation....
2019-08-21, 12:13

London prison sees 50 per cent surge in violence fueled by drugs and gangs A troubled London prison has seen a 50 per cent increase in violence, caused by drugs and gang conflict between "volatile young men", a watchdog warned today....
2019-08-21, 12:13

With Her Latest Novel, Petina Gappah Sees an Obsession Through The Zimbabwean writer was inspired by Faulkner, Eliot and Toni Morrison for “Out of Darkness, Shining Light,” a fictional account of the journey David Livingstone’s workers took transporting his body....
2019-08-21, 12:13

A Year Later, the Fight Over Aretha Franklin’s Estate Deepens Bitter squabbling has surfaced as the singer’s four sons and others debate whether any of the handwritten documents found in her house qualify as valid wills....
2019-08-21, 12:13

Actor Shahid Kapoor Rides To A Dinner Date On His Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special While there are a bunch of riders in the world of Bollywood, motorcyclists are far and few and actor Shahid Kapoor just happens to belong to the latter category. The biker has had an eclectic......
2019-08-21, 12:13

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios: Variants Explained In Detail The much-anticipated Hyundai Grand i10 Nios has officially gone on sale in India priced at Rs. 4.99 lakh to Rs. 7.99 lakh(ex-showroom India). Here we give you a detailed variant-wise classification of......
2019-08-21, 12:13

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Rivals: Specs & Price Comparison The newly launched Hyundai Grand i10 Nios won't have it easy with popular models like the Maruti Suzuki Swift, Ford Figo and the Tata Tiago in contention. So, how does the Grand i10 Nios fare against......
2019-08-21, 12:13

2019 BMW 3 Series: Price And Specification Expectation BMW is all set to bring in its 6th all-new model into the Indian market and this time it's the very popular 3 Series. We've been telling you all this while that BMW now has the youngest fleet amongst......
2019-08-21, 12:13

Maruti Suzuki XL6: Price And Specification Expectation The new Maruti Suzuki XL6 is all set to go on sale in India on August 21, 2019, and the car will be positioned as a premium MPV in the company's line-up. Here's what we expect in terms of prices and......
2019-08-21, 12:13

Maruti Suzuki XL6 Launch Highlights: Price, Features, Specification, Images Maruti Suzuki XL6, the much-anticipated premium MPV from Indo-Japanese carmaker has gone on sale in India today and we have all the highlights from the launch here....
2019-08-21, 12:13

Maruti Suzuki XL6 Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 9.79 Lakh Maruti Suzuki India Limited has launched the XL6 crossover in India. It is based on the new-generation Ertiga and is basically a more stylish model, with more features and will be retailed through......
2019-08-21, 12:13

India Has Not Set Deadline To Launch Electric Vehicles: Report The Indian government has not set a deadline to launch electric vehicles or to ban manufacturing of petrol and diesel cars, a government official said on Wednesday....
2019-08-21, 12:13

New-Gen BMW 3 Series Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 41.40 Lakh The all-new 2019 BMW 3 Series has officially gone on sale in India today priced at Rs. 41.40 lakh to Rs. 47.90 lakh (ex-showroom India). The new-generation 3 Series is offered in India in two engine......
2019-08-21, 12:13

BMW 3 Series India First Drive Review The latest seventh generation BMW 3 Series is here to thrill. A capable, mature sedan, the 3 Series retains its sports sedan appeal, and yet offers more by way of luxury, comfort and tech. Enough to......
2019-08-21, 12:13

Maruti Suzuki XL6 Receives 2000 Bookings The Maruti Suzuki XL6 is only available with the petrol engine and there's no diesel on offer for the time being. The company says that the diesel will be made available if there is demand for it...
2019-08-21, 12:13

Israel holds back on Trump's Democrat Jews 'disloyalty' remark Israeli officials on Wednesday offered a muted response to remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump who said American Jews who vote for the democratic Party were 'disloyal.'...
2019-08-21, 11:52

The Big Business of Scavenging in Postindustrial America The U.S. produces more garbage than any other nation in the world per capita. Here’s how scrappers are turning that waste into a $32 billion business....
2019-08-21, 11:52

Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me? Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you have a problem with that....
2019-08-21, 11:52

UK tech firms secure record £5.5bn foreign investment Investors ploughed $6.7bn (£5.5bn) into the UK tech sector in the first seven months of the year, more than the whole of 2018, according to figures from the government's digital economy council....
2019-08-21, 11:52

Britons hoarding millions of old gadgets - how many are yours? It might be time to finally take that Nokia 3310 out of your desk drawer and get the Super Nintendo out of the loft, as UK households have been told they are hoarding too many old and unused gadgets....
2019-08-21, 11:52

In latest gaffe, Biden places King, Kennedy assassinations in ‘the late ’70s’ Joe Biden missed by about a decade Tuesday when he mentioned two significant events of the 1960s: the assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Sen. Robert F. Kennedy....
2019-08-21, 11:52

Louisiana university gun scare linked to apparent mistaken identity A gun scare that jolted Louisiana State University's Baton Rouge campus on Tuesday apparently stemmed from an off-duty policeman in plain clothes seen walking around with a pistol on his belt being mistaken for an armed intruder, a school spokesman said....
2019-08-21, 11:52

Philadelphia police commissioner abruptly resigns Philadelphia's police commissioner resigned on Tuesday over what the city mayor said was his department's failure to address accusations of sexual harassment and racial discrimination in the ranks....
2019-08-21, 11:52

Inside America’s Dysfunctional Trillion-Dollar Fighter-Jet Program The F-35 was once the Pentagon’s high-profile problem child. Has it finally moved past its reputation of being an overhyped and underperforming warplane?...
2019-08-21, 11:52

Ganesh Chaturthi: Date, Time, Significance Of The Festival And Foods To Celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi is just around the corner; this year the grand festival would be celebrated from 2nd September to 12th September. The festival is celebrated with much fervour across Maharashtra,......
2019-08-21, 11:52

Emotions stir in Jerusalem as HBO's 'Our Boys' hits local airwaves A new HBO series on the killing of a Palestinian youth after three Israeli teens were murdered in a deadly summer five years ago is stirring up painful memories for bereaved families on both sides of the conflict....
2019-08-21, 11:26

On Becoming a God in Central Florida Is a Delightful Summer Dramedy About Sunshine-State Strivers It’s hard to live up to a title like On Becoming a God in Central Florida—and at first the new Showtime dramedy seems doomed to disappoint. Set in an Orlando suburb in 1992, it opens with a crisis in the marriage of Travis (Alexander Skarsgard) and Krystal Stubbs (Kirsten Dunst). Travis ...
2019-08-21, 11:26

The 6 Best New Shows of Summer 2019 Television used to take a break every summer, as families vacationed, kids played outside and people lucky enough to live near (or travel to) a body of water stocked up on beach reads. Many of these traditions live on—or so indoor types like myself are told—but Peak TV yields to no weath...
2019-08-21, 11:26

These Naruto-Inspired Water Park Moves Are Making an Infectiously Joyous Splash Instead of using a Naruto run to storm Area 51 — an idea that over 2 million people recently latched onto — these water park attendees got inspired to bring the Japanese anime show’s magic to life in a much less dangerous situation. In a video that began going viral on Reddit on Tu...
2019-08-21, 11:26

What the Future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Looks Like Without Spider-Man Spider-Man is swinging out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Sony and Marvel Studios, which previously worked together to create the last two solo Spider-Man films starring Tom Holland, have reached an impasse in negotiations for future rights for the characters, according to a report from Var...
2019-08-21, 11:26

The True Stories Behind the Serial Killers of Mindhunter Season 2 It’s been nearly two years since Mindhunter viewers last saw special agents Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) and Bill Tench (Holt McCallany) and psychologist Dr. Wendy Carr (Anna Torv), the leaders of the FBI’s early Behavioral Science Unit who broke new ground searching for serial killers b...
2019-08-21, 11:26

The L.A. Opera Names the Lawyer who will Lead the Placido Domingo Investigation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general director. In a brief statement Tuesday, the opera compan...
2019-08-21, 11:26

Cas to hear Chinese swimmer Sun Yang's doping case in public Only second case in Cas history to be held in public Sun faces allegations of wrongdoing during drug testA case in which China’s multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang is accused of anti-doping violations will be held in public in a break from usual procedure.The World Anti-Doping Age...
2019-08-21, 11:26

Phil Neville sets sights on 2023 World Cup ‘dream’ with England Women • England manager hopes to stay in role beyond 2021• Neville gives four players first England Women’s call-upsPhil Neville has a photograph in his office showing the heartache of defeat by USA in the World Cup semi-finals and the image is driving his “dream” to stay beyond his 2021 contract and lead...
2019-08-21, 11:26

County cricket: Yorkshire v Notts, Warwickshire v Somerset – live! Follow the final day of play in latest county gamesEssex scrape win despite bowling Kent out for 40Email Graham, tweet or comment below the line 9.50am BST Good morning from Scarborough ahead of the fourth and final day of this latest round of Championship fixtures. Of the nine games we started the ...
2019-08-21, 11:26

Football transfer rumours: Juventus to sign Ivan Rakitic from Barcelona? Today’s fluff is slowly gathering paceIs this the endgame for Alexis Sánchez at Old Trafford? Manchester United have been trying to offload the striker almost ever since he joined from Arsenal in January last year and, although the idea of the Stretford End seeing the back of him permanently seems a...
2019-08-21, 11:26

MLS and Antifa: America's top flight grapples with political signage ban The lone major North American sports league to ban political statements inside stadiums is finding enforcement isn’t so simpleIf you’ve attended a Major League Soccer match at some point over the past month or so there’s a good chance that you’ll have spotted a certain symbol. At first glance, it co...
2019-08-21, 11:26

West Brom’s Filip Krovinovic: ‘I like to steal things from how Modric plays’ | Ben Fisher The Croatian midfielder, on loan from Benfica, on his family’s road trip with West Brom fans and his love of Harry PotterNot for the first time Filip Krovinovic is smiling. It is bucketing down at West Bromwich Albion’s training base but after making light of the British climate and highlighting Luk...
2019-08-21, 11:26

EU to blame for football's new handball rule, claims Ian Holloway Holloway says people are ‘telling us how to do our own game’Former QPR manager believes Brexit will ‘sort that out’The European Union has been blamed for many of the serious problems in British society, including the power of vacuum cleaners and the shape of bananas, and a new charge must now be add...
2019-08-21, 11:26

Glencore's closure of Congolese cobalt mine 'could backfire' The plummeting price of cobalt has been blamed for the closure of the giant Mutanda mine, but other factors are at play. Owner Glencore is struggling to get the DRC's new president to overturn a 50% super-profits tax....
2019-08-21, 11:26

French police thwart attack on G7 summit French authorities have arrested five people suspected of planning an attack on this weekend's G7 summit in Biarritz. The meeting of world leaders has proved to be a magnet for left-wing protest movements....
2019-08-21, 11:26

Bundesliga: NADA investigating treatment of Eintracht Frankfurt's Martin Hinteregger Eintracht Frankfurt defender Martin Hinteregger was treated with a needle during his team's Bundesliga opener on Sunday. Now, Germany's National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) is investigating the incident....
2019-08-21, 11:26

Italian Prime Minister Conte offers resignation amid political crisis Conte has tendered his resignation and launched a blistering attack on Salvini. The far-right League withdrew its no confidence motion against the prime minister after being taken to task by nearly every other party....
2019-08-21, 11:26

'Swastika' ride shut down by German amusement park An amusement park in southwestern Germany has had to shut down a new ride after people quickly noticed that it looked like a big spinning swastika. The "Adlerflug," German for "eagle's flight," will now be redesigned....
2019-08-21, 11:26

Australia Is Third Country to Join U.S. in Patrolling Strait of Hormuz “This is about freedom of shipping,” said Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who denied that Australia was helping the United States put pressure on Iran....
2019-08-21, 11:00

David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, and Felicity Jones join George Clooney's Good Morning, Midnight Former actor/tequila baron George Clooney is tentatively getting back into show business, first with Hulu’s Catch-22 show and those Nespresso ads, and later this year he’ll start production on his adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s 2016 novel Good Morning, Midnight. The book is about the parallel st...
2019-08-21, 11:00

Dems accuse DOJ of trying to hobble Congress’ oversight to protect Trump The Justice Department is ignoring centuries of investigations into presidents in an attempt to dramatically curtail Congress’ power to probe President Donald Trump, House Democrats argued Tuesday.In a court filing, House lawyers said the Justice Department’s call to invalidate a subpoena for Trum...
2019-08-21, 10:00

Pennsylvania school district's typo costing it nearly $900G, report says A typo is saving homeowners in one Pennsylvania county about $32 each in property taxes but is costing the school district about $895,000, according to a report. ...
2019-08-21, 10:00

White House expected to replace illegal-immigrant family ‘loophole’: reports The Trump administration on Wednesday plans to end a legal “loophole” that has allowed illegal-immigrant families to enter the U.S., according to reports....
2019-08-21, 10:00

What to know about HER2-negative breast cancer There are two main types of HER2-negative breast cancer: hormone receptor-positive and triple-negative. Many treatments exist, and prognosis varies. Learn more here....
2019-08-21, 10:00

What causes eyebrow pain? There are many possible causes of eyebrow pain, including sinusitis, headaches, shingles, and glaucoma. Learn about these and other causes, as well as how to get relief, here....
2019-08-21, 10:00

Cancer more common in females with severe sleep apnea A new study of 20,000 adults with sleep apnea suggests that the risk of cancer could be 2–3 times higher among females with a severe form of the condition....
2019-08-21, 10:00

Causes and home remedies for dark lips Lip color varies from person to person. The lips can become darker for various reasons, and people can use home remedies to care for their lips. Learn about causes and treatments for dark lips here....
2019-08-21, 10:00

What can cause red spots on the feet? There are many possible causes of red spots on the feet, including injuries, insect bites, irritations, and infections. Learn about some common causes and how to treat them here....
2019-08-21, 10:00

How to relieve gum pain fast From tea bags to cold compresses, many home remedies can quickly relieve mild-to-moderate gum pain. Learn about these methods, and when to see a dentist, here....
2019-08-21, 10:00

Yeast infection after sex: What to know While sexual activity does not cause a yeast infection, it can increase the risk of one developing by introducing new bacteria to the vagina. Learn more in this article....
2019-08-21, 10:00

What is the best diet for leaky gut syndrome? Leaky gut syndrome causes uncomfortable digestive symptoms. Making certain dietary changes may help people manage these symptoms. Find out which foods to eat, and which to avoid, here....
2019-08-21, 10:00

Everything you need to know about broken ribs Broken ribs are a common injury following an accident or fall. In this article, learn about how to identify the symptoms and what to expect from treatment and recovery....
2019-08-21, 10:00

Police officers inundated with thank you gifts from public after death of Pc Harper Police officers across the UK have said they have been inundated with gifts from members of the public thanking them for their service following the death of Pc Andrew Harper....
2019-08-21, 10:00

Donald Trump accused of anti-Semitism after branding Jewish Democrat voters 'disloyal' Donald Trump has been accused of anti-Semitism after claiming that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."...
2019-08-21, 10:00

GCSE results day 2019: Parents can harm students' mental health by bragging about results on Facebook, education experts warn But she added: "Whether you're deliriously happy or completely despondent it's as ever important to remember that your social media post might have an impact on someone else."...
2019-08-21, 10:00

Ride resembling 'flying swastikas' is shut down by German theme park The operators of the Eagle Fly attraction said they had not noticed the ride's resemblance to the Nazi emblem until they saw footage circulated online....
2019-08-21, 10:00

Boris Johnson Brexit news LIVE: PM to meet Angela Merkel he battles for backstop breakthrough on first trip abroad as leader Boris Johnson will meet Angela Merkel in his first outing on the world stage as Prime Minister, where he is set to call for the Brexit backstop to be scrapped....
2019-08-21, 10:00

Simon Cheng Man-Kit: Chinese foreign ministry says missing British Consulate worker detained for violating the law The Chinese foreign ministry says Simon Cheng Man-Kit who works at the British Consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in Shenzhen for violating the law....
2019-08-21, 10:00

Fulham vs Millwall: Neil Harris aware of 'Premier League qualities' as the Lions head to the Cottage Millwall manager Neil Harris knows his side will be up against a team "with a lot of Premier League qualities" when they take on Fulham at Craven Cottage on Wednesday....
2019-08-21, 10:00

Ian Holloway demands Brexit to stop 'European Union changing football' after new handball rules Ian Holloway has bizarrely claimed that Brexit must be pushed through to stop the European Union "telling us what to do" over new handball rules in the Premier League....
2019-08-21, 10:00

Amid Epstein fallout, MIT’s Center for Civic Media director resigns MIT Center for Civic Media director Ethan Zuckerman resigned his position today after learning about the MIT Media Lab's connections with Jeffrey Epstein.Read More...
2019-08-21, 10:00

TriEye raises $2 million more for cameras that can see in the dark Israel-based TriEye has raised $2 million in follow-on funding to develop cameras that can see in the dark and inclement weather conditions.Read More...
2019-08-21, 10:00

Indian Cooking Tips: Ever Heard Of Oil-Free Bread Pakodas? Here's How You Can Make Them At Home Bread pakoda is a fried preparation, but it can also be made oil-free as well. If you don't believe us, try giving the fried version a healthy twist. This hack will allow you to skip the deep-frying!...
2019-08-21, 09:39

Drinking Oolong Tea May Help Combat Breast Cancer: Study Apart from preventing diabetes, this Chinese tea is known to be heart-healthy and brain-healthy as well. Oolong tea extracts may also help stave off breast cancer....
2019-08-21, 09:39

| WATCH | Scene where Brazil bus hijacker shot by police Brazil police block a Rio de Janeiro highway near the site of where a gunman was shot by authorities after holding at least 16 bus passengers hostage....
2019-08-21, 09:39

| Italy PM Conte to offer resignation Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he will tender his resignation at the end of a Senate debate on his government prompted by far-right leader Matteo Salvini....
2019-08-21, 09:39

| Italy in limbo after PM Conte attacks Salvini and resigns Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday he would resign, lashing out at far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for pursuing his own interests by pulling the plug on the government coalition....
2019-08-21, 09:39

| Trump talks Kashmir with India, Pakistan PMs US President Donald Trump has spoken with the prime ministers of India and Pakistan, urging them to reduce tensions over the disputed region of Kashmir....
2019-08-21, 09:39

| Dutch plan big Brexit beach party Thousands of people have signed up on Facebook to a Dutch beach party for Brexit, featuring food from across the European Union to mark Britain's departure....
2019-08-21, 09:39

| Italy's PM Conte: 'Mr Nobody' who found his voice Dubbed "Mr Nobody" when he was named Italy's prime minister, Giuseppe Conte became increasingly assertive in a political crisis that has ripped apart the governing coalition....
2019-08-21, 09:39

| Disgraced Cardinal loses again | Sydney 'black lives matter': WATCH the top world news videos for today Australia's Cardinal Pell loses child sex abuse appeal | Sydney CBD march for 'black lives matter'; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-08-21, 09:39

High levels of exhaust pollutants may raise risk for degenerative eye disease (Reuters Health) - Exposure to high levels of exhaust may raise the risk of the vision robbing disease called age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a new study suggests....
2019-08-21, 09:39

Exclusive: Philips, under investigation in U.S. and Brazil, fired whistleblower who warned of graft Healthcare giant Philips was warned of suspicious sales of its medical equipment to the Brazilian government, and failed to halt them, nearly a decade before an alleged bribery racket was exposed in the company's Brazil operations last year, Reuters has learned....
2019-08-21, 09:39

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study AstraZeneca said on Wednesday a combination treatment including its lung cancer drug Imfinzi failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high levels of gene mutations....
2019-08-21, 09:39

'No threat': LSU returns to normal after reporting possible 'armed intruder' on campus A possible 'armed intruder' was reported on the campus of Louisiana State University, and the school tweeted a warning to "run, hide or fight."        ...
2019-08-21, 09:39

Drivers are killing bears at Yosemite. Park rangers are shooting back -- with radar guns. Traffic stops in national parks are up 4% as rangers crack down on speeding motorists in their mission to protect animals.        ...
2019-08-21, 09:39

89-year-old civil rights leader Dolores Huerta arrested at California labor protest The 89-year-old civil rights icon Dolores Huerta was taken away in handcuffs at a Fresno protest Tuesday.        ...
2019-08-21, 09:39

California's new police use-of-force law marks a 'significant' change in law enforcement. Here's why What are the practical applications of California's new law raising the standard for police use of force? Here are answers to five questions.        ...
2019-08-21, 09:39

Facebook lets you (sorta) control what info it gets from other sites Facebook is offering new privacy tools that allow users to personally manage how much dirt on your browsing and spending habits Facebook gets from other websites — in theory, at least. Have you ever been browsing Facebook and noticed an ad for something you were looking up on another website not fiv...
2019-08-21, 09:39

Sony boss wants to bring first-party PlayStation titles to PC Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) boss Shawn Layden yesterday alluded to the possibility that first-party PlayStation titles may soon launch on PC. While there’s nothing clear to go on just yet, the move would make perfect sense for the company as it prepares for the next console war with Microso...
2019-08-21, 09:39

Louisiana State University Twitter warns of armed intruder, tells students to “Run, Hide, or Fight” UPDATE: Normal operations have resumed on campus The official Twitter account for the Louisiana State University (LSU) today tweeted a warning to students, faculty and staff at approximately 2:54 PM local time (US central) indicating an armed intruder was on campus The tweet advises those on the premises to “Run, Hide, or Fight.” LSUPD: Reported a...
2019-08-21, 09:39

Sony’s acquisition of Insomniac mirrors Microsoft’s aggressive expansion Sony this week revealed it’d acquired Insomniac Games, its perennial partner studio and the developer of Spider-Man, Ratchet & Clank, and the Resistance series. Insomniac joins a conga line of game studios that have been acquired by the console makers in the last few years — indeed, it almost seems ...
2019-08-21, 09:39

Cybershoes let you physically walk, run, and jump in VR without leaving your seat If you ask me, VR is the best thing that’s happened to gaming since the invention of the joystick thanks to the platform’s ability to place users inside of a complete alternate reality. Unfortunately, the spell’s instantly broken the moment you’re forced to take a single step. Cybershoes, a gadget t...
2019-08-21, 09:39

Gmail will soon automatically correct your typos and grammar goof-ups Ever made a typo in an email so bad that your life flashed before your eyes as you sent it? Worry not, Google‘s making sure it doesn’t happen again with a new update for Gmail that’ll point out basic spellings and grammar mistakes as you type. The update, presently rolling out for G Suite users on w...
2019-08-21, 09:39

Intel takes on Google and Amazon with 2 new AI-focused chips Intel has unveiled two new processors as part of its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) lineup with an aim to accelerate training and inferences drawn from artificial intelligence (AI) models. Dubbed Spring Crest and Spring Hill, the company showcased the AI-focused chips for the first time on T...
2019-08-21, 09:39

Pan-Am Games Protesters Each Get 12 Months of Probation A letter to the two athletes from Sarah Hirshland, the chief executive of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, seemed to sound an alarm for other competitors considering political stands at the 2020 Olympics....
2019-08-21, 09:39

Huge Snake Falls From Ceiling To Bed. Pics Will Make You Shudder A Facebook post by Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers shows a carpet python on a bed. The snake was relaxing on a light fitting that couldn't take its weight and gave way....
2019-08-21, 09:13

How A 'Sacred Games' Blooper Is Giving Indian Man In UAE Sleepless Nights Sacred Games 2: An Indian expat in Sharjah has been flooded with unsolicited phone calls from around the world ever since the second season of the hit Netflix crime thriller Sacred Games released on......
2019-08-21, 09:13

Horrifying Video Shows Alligator Climbing Fence At Military Base A horrifying video that is going viral online shows a huge alligator scaling a fence to enter the military base of Naval Air Station Jacksonville in Florida....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Family Finds Live Frog In Box Of Lettuce. Watch A video that is being widely circulated online will ensure that you take a closer look at all the salads you eat. Shared on Twitter by Karlie Allen, it shows the moment a family discovered a live frog......
2019-08-21, 09:13

Woman's Photoshoot On A Train Is Viral And People Love Her Confidence Jessica George was riding the New York subway when fellow passenger Ben Yahr spotted her whipping out her phone, setting it to self-timer and having a glamorous photoshoot right then and there....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Gone With The Wind: Flying Mattresses Derail Open-Air Cinema Event A strong gust of wind almost derailed an open-air cinema event in Colorado recently. Dozens of air mattresses that had been set up for the event were sent flying into the air as the wind kicked up....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Brazilian Police Kill Man Who Hijacked Bus, Held 37 Passengers Hostage (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff on Latin America’s longest bridge. All the hostages were freed unharmed on a ...
2019-08-21, 09:13

Why the Italian Prime Minister’s Resignation Could Dampen Matteo Salvini’s Ambitions Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his plan to resign on Tuesday, causing the collapse of the Italian government. Conte’s move is a high-stakes political maneuver intended to stop his right-wing deputy, Matteo Salvini, from gaining even more power. Earlier this month Salvini move...
2019-08-21, 09:13

An Australian Court Has Upheld Child Sex Convictions Against Cardinal George Pell (MELBOURNE, Australia) — An Australian appeals court Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children, in a decision cheered by scores of abuse survivors and victims’ advocates demonstrating outside the co...
2019-08-21, 09:13

President Trump Has Postponed His Denmark Visit Because Greenland Isn’t for Sale (WASHINGTON) — Two days after he said buying Greenland wasn’t a top priority, President Donald Trump canceled an upcoming trip to Denmark, which owns the mostly frozen island, after its prime minister dismissed the idea. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen had called Trump’s musing ab...
2019-08-21, 09:13

At Least 2,300 People Have Been Detained During the Lockdown in Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout imposed to curb unrest after New Delhi stripped the disputed region of statehood, according to top Kashmir police and arrest sta...
2019-08-21, 09:13

| FIFA appoints emergency committee to run Egyptian football With Egyptian football in chaos following the sudden departure of the national federation's leadership, FIFA on Tuesday appointed a temporary committee to take over....
2019-08-21, 09:13

| Aussie skipper Paine plays down Archer fear, backs Warner Australia captain Tim Paine says the tourists will not be intimidated by England fast bowler Jofra Archer and has backed misfiring batsman David Warner....
2019-08-21, 09:13

| Stadium site contamination new headache for Beckham MLS team David Beckham's Major League Soccer club in Miami may have hit a new stumbling block after an environmental report showed unexpected levels of contamination....
2019-08-21, 09:13

| 12-year-old golfer set to play Canadian Women's Open Amateur golfer Michelle Liu hasn't yet hit her teens, and says it's "crazy" to think she'll be teeing it up on Thursday in the Canadian Women's Open....
2019-08-21, 09:13

| Percy Tau one step away from realising Champions League dream Bafana Bafana star Percy Tau's Club Brugge moved to the brink of Champions League qualification with an away win over LASK in a first-leg Play-off tie....
2019-08-21, 09:13

| Sports Minister seeks solution on PSL broadcasting rights Minister Nathi Mthethwa has met with the PSL and Multichoice to help find a solution to the current impasse on the screening of PSL matches on the public broadcaster....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Walmart Is Suing Tesla for Solar Panels That Went up in Flames NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart sued Tesla for “gross negligence” on Tuesday, saying that the electric car company’s energy division installed solar panels that went up in flames on its store rooftops. The retailer said fires broke out at seven store rooftops between 2012 and 2018, c...
2019-08-21, 09:13

Trump Acknowledges That His China Policies May Mean Economic Pain for the U.S. (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday his aggressive China trade policies may mean economic pain for Americans but insisted they’re needed for more important long-term benefits. He contended he does not fear a recession but is nonetheless considering new tax cuts to ...
2019-08-21, 09:13

Octavio Dotel, Luis Castillo -- ex-MLB stars -- linked to Dominican Republic drug trafficking ring: reports Former Major League Baseball pitcher Octavio Dotel and infielder Luis Castillo -- each of whom played 15 seasons and won a World Series ring -- were implicated in connection with a major drug ring in the Dominican Republic, officials said in a Tuesday news conference announcing a sweep targeting a d...
2019-08-21, 09:13

Odell Beckham Jr. says trade to Cleveland Browns was 'personal' Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. ripped the New York Giants in an interview more than five months after he was traded from the team that drafted him....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Former MSU hoops star Mateen Cleaves acquitted of all charges in rape trial Former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves, who was facing up to 15 years behind bars, was acquitted Tuesday of sexual assault and all other charges against him....
2019-08-21, 09:13

US fencer punished for kneeling on podium at Pan Am Games, other athletes warned Two American athletes were given one-year of probation by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) for taking a knee while on the podium at the Pan American Games, letters sent Tuesday revealed. ...
2019-08-21, 09:13

Facebook Is Rolling out a Tool to Limit Data Gathering SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites and apps. The company said Tuesday that...
2019-08-21, 09:13

Dell's OptiPlex 7070 Ultra fully modular all-in-one can declutter your desk The problem with all-in-one PCs like iMacs is that monitors have a longer shelf life than computers. Dell's new offering bridges the gap in a creative way....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Open source POWER ISA takes aim at Intel and Arm for accelerator-driven computing Third-party hardware firms can now integrate the POWER ISA into their own products, making the architecture effectively the high-performance computing counterpart to RISC-V....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Why OpenPOWER's royalty-free ISA is set to transform enterprise compute Now, the POWER ISA can be integrated, royalty-free, making the architecture the high-performance counterpart to RISC-V. IBM is publishing reference implementations to help companies get started....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Detroit girl, 9, killed by dogs, owner in custody: police The owner of three dogs is in custody after the animals viciously attacked and killed a 9-year-old girl who had been playing in an alley near her home in Detroit, police said on Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Relatives of teen found tied up in car say they were taking her to drug rehab in Mexico: police The family of a 17-year-old girl who was found bound and gagged in the back of a car in Southern California on Monday told authorities they were taking her to a drug rehab center in Mexico....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Teen honors father killed in Afghanistan with special graduation photos A Nebraska teen who was just a kid when her father died from an IED explosion in Afghanistan more than a decade ago found a way to honor him in her high school graduation pictures. ...
2019-08-21, 09:13

California gang members laugh in court while receiving life sentences for attempted murder of cop: report Two California gang members, convicted of attempted murder in the 2015 shooting of a police officer, smiled and laughed as a judge handed them life sentences on Monday, according to a report.  ...
2019-08-21, 09:13

Utah man who survived 5 days lost in Montana wilderness recalls 'promise' he gave wife A 25-year-old Utah man who got lost while hiking in Montana survived off bugs and berries for nourishment before he was finally rescued five days later. ...
2019-08-21, 09:13

Philadelphia police commissioner resigns amid accusations of sexual harassment, discrimination among 'rank and file,' mayor says Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigned Tuesday amid allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination within his department, the mayor's office announced. ...
2019-08-21, 09:13

Delivery man accused of killing Florida woman, 75, by hitting her with mallet, setting her on fire An appliance delivery man bashed an elderly woman’s head with a mallet before dousing her with a liquid chemical that spontaneously combusted and ultimately killed her, police in South Florida said Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Former Epstein cellmate requests prison transfer, claiming 'deplorable' conditions, threats from guards An ex-cop facing the death penalty who briefly shared a cell with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein asked a judge Tuesday to move him to a new facility, claiming guards threatened him inside a New York federal lockup.  ...
2019-08-21, 09:13

El Paso shooting victim's partner gets new SUV after his is stolen, vandalized A man who invited the public to his partner's funeral after she was killed in the El Paso, Texas, massacre earlier this month was given a new vehicle after his SUV apparently was stolen and vandalized hours after he laid her to rest....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Police release surveillance footage of suspect in Cal State Fullerton stabbing death Police have released surveillance footage in the hope of catching the killer who stabbed a retired college administrator in a parking lot at California State University, Fullerton on Monday....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Search for firefighters who vanished while fishing intensifies, next 24 hours critical Authorities say they are ramping up the search for two missing firefighters who set out by boat last week from the Florida coast and asked personal boat owners as far away as Savanah, Ga., to assist in the search....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Bill Gates' former science adviser 'shocked' to be named backup executor of Epstein will A former science adviser for Bill Gates said Tuesday he was “shocked” to learn Jeffrey Epstein had named him as a back-up executor of his $578 million will, according to a report.  ...
2019-08-21, 09:13

Jeffrey Epstein arranged for sex with 18-year-old while on work release from jail: lawsuit Jeffrey Epstein had sex with an 18-year-old woman inside the headquarters of a nonprofit while on work release from Florida jail -- as plainclothed sheriff's deputies stood guard outside -- one of three new lawsuits filed Tuesday in New York against the late financier's estate alleges....
2019-08-21, 09:13

India expect 'positive' verdict on Davis Cup tie against Pakistan The All India Tennis Association (AITA) is hopeful its security concerns for next month's tie against hosts Pakistan will be addressed after the game's global governing body referred the matter to its Davis Cup committee....
2019-08-21, 08:52

Florida man attacked by a kinkajou after feeding it watermelon A kinka-who? A man in Florida was reportedly attacked by a kinkajou — a furry mammal that’s native to South and Central America. The ferocious animal — a relative of the raccoon — attacked Mike Litersky, 37, outside of his girlfriend Gillian Hicks’ second-floor Lake Worth Beach apa...
2019-08-21, 08:52

Best Buy deliveryman sets elderly woman on fire; beats her to death: cops A Best Buy delivery man allegedly doused a woman with a liquid chemical and beat her to death after installing her washer and dryer in Florida, cops said. Jorge Luis Depre Lachazo, 21, arrived at the Boca Raton home with his coworker to install the appliances on Monday and Lachazo was eventually lef...
2019-08-21, 08:52

What to Know About California’s New Police Use-of-Force Law Tuesday: Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law one of the nation’s toughest standards for the use of deadly force. Also: A stunning turn in the Ghost Ship fire trial....
2019-08-21, 08:52

Dolly Parton's iconic fashion celebrated in new exhibit at Opry House Dubbed “Dolly: My Opry Memories,” the exhibit runs Sept. 3 – Oct. 31 in the Opry House’s historic Studio A.        ...
2019-08-21, 08:52

Sturgill Simpson debuts 'Sing Along,' the first song off upcoming album 'Sound & Fury' Sturgill Simpson unveiled a tracklist and release date Tuesday for 'Sound & Fury,' his upcoming album, due Sept. 27.        ...
2019-08-21, 08:52

Facebook will let users see what companies track you Facebook plans to roll out a feature to allow users to see what companies track them — and to control which of that data gets shared with Facebook. More than a year after the plan was first announced by Mark Zuckerberg at the F8 developer conference in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Fa...
2019-08-21, 08:52

NASA monitoring 2,100-foot asteroid on track to ‘skim Earth’ A huge asteroid that’s more than twice as big as the Empire State Building is set to skim past Earth in three weeks. The monster space rock is called 467317 (2000 QW7) and it will be whizzing past us at 14,361 miles per hour on Sept. 14. There is no need to panic, though, as......
2019-08-21, 08:52

This scientist is digging into the history of Florida’s hurricanes BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Months after Hurricane Michael bruised the Florida Panhandle and Irma slammed into the Florida Keys, the state is bracing for what comes next. One scientist is digging for those answers underwater. “It’s a relatively new science,” said Joanne Muller, a scient...
2019-08-21, 08:52

Madison Square Garden Shares Have Trouble Scoring Shares of Madison Square Garden, home to the New York Knicks basketball team, fell 9.3% in recent trading Tuesday, on track for the biggest single-day decline on record....
2019-08-21, 08:52

BlackRock Unit Gets Approval to Take Russia-Linked Firm's Stake in Cybersecurity Company A national-security panel that oversees foreign investment in U.S. businesses approved the transfer of a stake in cybersecurity company Cofense from a Russia-linked private-equity firm to funds managed by BlackRock....
2019-08-21, 08:52

Amazon's Ring barred police from using 'surveillance' to describe its products Amazon's home security company Ring deleted the term "surveillance" from a statement that law enforcement officials gave to local news outlets, public records obtained by Gizmodo reveal....
2019-08-21, 08:26

Nissan-Infiniti outage leaves U.S. dealers in the dark A power outage on Sunday at a Nissan North America data center in Denver has shut down a critical communications system that Nissan and Infiniti dealers use to order cars and parts, obtain product rebate information, monitor recalls and file warranty claims....
2019-08-21, 08:26

Trump postpones meeting with Danish PM after she dismisses offer to purchase Greenland U.S. President Donald Trump said he has postponed a meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Fredricksen due to her lack of interest in his offer to purchase Greenland....
2019-08-21, 08:00

Meng Wanzhou lawyers lay out ‘abuse of process’ claims, citing Trump, FBI, CBSA, RCMP Meng Wanzhou's lawyers argue that remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump are "threatening in nature" and that the CBSA and RCMP "unlawfully" detained her....
2019-08-21, 08:00

Capital One data breach suspect seeks release from jail Paige Thompson, a talented computer programmer from Seattle who goes by the online handle "erratic," was arrested last month after the FBI said she obtained personal information from more than 100 million Capital One credit applications....
2019-08-21, 08:00

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer files motion to move trial out of NYC In a longshot motion filed with the New York State appellate court on Friday, attorney Arthur Aidala suggested the trial be moved to upstate Albany County or Suffolk County on Long Island....
2019-08-21, 08:00

Southern Alberta farmers harvest wheat for charity Southern Alberta farmers are once again working together to battle world hunger by doing what they do best. The Taber and District Foodgrains Project is ready for harvest....
2019-08-21, 08:00

Asia stocks mixed as China debuts new loan prime rates Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday, as the People's Bank of China published its new loan prime rates which would result in cheaper borrowing costs for companies....
2019-08-21, 08:00

Asia trades lower as markets look to central bankers for guidance Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver his annual speech on Friday at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium, where he's expected to provide more clarity on the Fed's future intentions....
2019-08-21, 08:00

Central banks in Asia are cutting rates to prop up their economies — but that may not be enough "I think (rate cuts) will help, but whether they're going to be sufficient to counter the negative trade pressures and global growth slowdown and impact is debatable," one strategist told CNBC....
2019-08-21, 08:00

YouTube is removing its direct messaging feature in September YouTube's direct messaging feature isn't exactly Google's most popular way to chat, but it was a convenient way to share videos on the platform, especially on mobile. It probably wasn't used often enough, though, because the company has decided to ki......
2019-08-21, 08:00

Facebook loses Oculus executive who led its mobile VR efforts Another Oculus executive who played a key role in Facebook's VR efforts is leaving the company. Just a few days ago, Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell headed for the exit -- now, Variety has revealed that Max Cohen, Oculus' head of mobile, is also peac......
2019-08-21, 08:00

Super-Earth at a nearby star is a Mercury-like hunk of rock Enlarge / An artist's view of what's undoubtedly the cooler side of the planet. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt) The most common star in our galaxy is a red dwarf, smaller and dimmer than the Sun. Because these small stars put out much less radiation, the region where planets could have liquid w...
2019-08-21, 08:00

With Artemis, NASA at risk of repeating Apollo mistakes, scientist warns Enlarge / The surface of the Moon as seen from Apollo 11 while in lunar orbit. (credit: NASA) In the nearly five months that have passed since Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return humans to the Moon by 2024, the space agency has made significant progress toward that goal. During thi...
2019-08-21, 08:00

No more Spider-Man in Marvel movies? Here's what you need to know Twitter is melting down because Spider-Man could be leaving the Marvel movies. Here's what you should know about Disney and Sony's negotiations.        ...
2019-08-21, 08:00

'A Dog's Journey' blooper reel shows the joy of mutt acting mishaps Dennis Quaid says in the blooper reel for "A Dog's Journey" that, "We're just humans in a dog movie." Watch what happens when things go wrong.        ...
2019-08-21, 08:00

Cardinal George Pell’s Sexual Abuse Conviction Is Upheld The cardinal, 78, who was once an adviser to Pope Francis, is the highest-ranking Roman Catholic leader ever found guilty in a criminal court in the church’s child sex abuse crisis....
2019-08-21, 08:00

"You Prepare For War": How US Firm Tried Escaping Trump's China Tariffs When Larry Sloven heard last year that U.S. tariffs threatened his China electronics business, he knew that setting up shop elsewhere would be a slog rather than an adventure....
2019-08-21, 08:00

US Ports Brace For Surge Of Imports Ahead Of New Tariffs On China The latest lurches in President Donald Trump's trade war with China set the stage for a potential repeat of late 2018 when goods flooded into America's ports to beat new tariffs....
2019-08-21, 08:00

Snapped Up: Pre-Wedding Photo Industry Booms In China A happy couple exchange a kiss for the camera, the bride in a white off-the-shoulder dress holding a delicate bouquet, the groom in matching white suit, standing together on a green lawn lined with......
2019-08-21, 08:00

Playboy Reporter Sues White House Over 30-Day Suspension Of Credentials A reporter for Playboy magazine sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday to regain a press pass he alleged officials suspended in violation of his constitutional rights....
2019-08-21, 08:00

Uber-rival Bolt enters European food delivery business Estonia's Bolt, a popular ride-sharing service in Eastern Europe and Africa, on Wednesday launched food delivery service in its home town of Tallinn, the nation's capital, and said it plans to roll out Bolt Food this year in South Africa, Latvia and Lithuania as well....
2019-08-21, 07:39

China's Geely posts 40% slump in first-half profit, sees uncertain demand outlook China's Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd said on Wednesday first-half net profit skid 40% amid a sustained downturn in the world's biggest auto market, and it forecast an uncertain outlook for vehicle demand for the rest of the year....
2019-08-21, 07:39

The age of comfort TV: why people are secretly watching Friends and The Office on a loop We are in an era of ‘prestige television’, with unprecedented choice and quality. So why are so many of us streaming endless reruns of 90s sitcoms?In the opening episode of Netflix’s animated Hollywood satire BoJack Horseman, the eponymous steed gives a drunken speech about Horsin’ Around, the (fict...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Ex-VA doctor fired for drinking charged in deaths of misdiagnosed patients A doctor who was fired from an Arkansas veterans hospital for being drunk on the job is now charged with killing three patients he misdiagnosed. In one case, Dr. Robert Morris Levy allegedly declared a patient cancer-free after a biopsy, only to have the man die of prostate cancer, according to cour...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Trump signs off on plan to launch nuclear spacecraft WASHINGTON – President Trump Tuesday signed a presidential memorandum outlining new procedures to launch nuclear power systems into outer space. Trump directed the Department of Transportation to issue public guidelines within a year for commercial companies seeking a license to launch spacecraft wi...
2019-08-21, 07:39

‘Bird or bunny?’ The internet is freaking out over latest optical illusion craze First there was the “The Dress,” then the Yanny or Laurel debate — and now, the great “bird or bunny” battle of 2019. Internet users have been going back and forth over the latest optical illusion craze, which got started by a Twitter video on Sunday. Daniel Quintana, a senio...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Right to bare boobs: Topless advocates take battle to Supreme Court A group of women are taking their mission to “free the nipple” all the way to the US Supreme Court, a report said. The trio of New Hampshire women are asking the nation’s highest court to strike down a ban on women appearing topless in public in the city of Laconia, arguing the ord...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Couple arrested for stealing rare white sand from Italian beach A French couple was arrested for stealing 88 pounds of protected white sand from an Italian beach while on vacation, according to a report. The duo, a man and woman in their 40s, took the sand from the island of Sardinia, where it’s illegal to remove the natural resource, according to CNN. Italian p...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Trump nixes meeting with Danish prime minister over Greenland sale dispute President Trump has postponed a planned meeting with the Danish prime minister after the world leader stymied any talks of a possible deal to sell Greenland to the US. “Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments, that she would ...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Chinese woman accused of Mar-a-Lago trespass angers judge FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Chinese woman accused of trespassing at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents is frustrating the federal judge hearing her case as she ignores his questions and leaves him bewildered with her answers. The woman, 33-year-old Yujing Zhang...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Fugitives who caused Canadian manhunt left goodbye video The teenage serial murder suspects sought in a weeks-long manhunt across Canada recorded their last will and testament on a cellphone before fatally shooting themselves, relatives said in a new report. A video message filmed by Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, and Kam McLeod, 19, could hold the key to why the...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Smoke from Amazon fires leaves Brazil’s largest city in total darkness Massive fires burning in the Amazon rainforest caused a daytime blackout in Brazil’s largest city this week. Day turned to night at around 3 p.m. Monday in São Paulo and the darkness lasted for about an hour, local paper Folha de S.Paulo reported. Photos and videos posted on social media showe...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Man jailed in connection to brothers who vanished on business trip faces new charges The Missouri man jailed in connection to the disappearance of two men who visited his family farm on business is facing new charges out of Kansas, according to a report. Garland “Joey” Nelson, 25, was charged with endangering the food supply for allegedly shipping without health papers 35 calves fro...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Cops find weapons, white supremacist propaganda after alleged neo-Nazi crashes car If this alleged New Jersey neo-Nazi hadn’t wrecked his car last month, he could still be living under the radar — with a massive arsenal of weapons and white supremacist propaganda, authorities said Tuesday. Joseph Rubino, 57, crashed his car July 24 and the New Jersey State Police offic...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Emergency declaration issued ahead of ‘Storm Area 51’ event Nevada officials have issued an emergency declaration ahead of the viral “Storm Area 51” raid that’s supposed to happen next month — fearing they could be overwhelmed by all the people who show up trying to “see them aliens.” “Oh, we’re taking this seriously,” Lin...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Gang members laugh while receiving life sentences for shooting cop Two California gang members convicted of attempted murder in the 2015 shooting of a police officer smiled and laughed as a judge handed them life sentences on Monday, according to a report. Jamie Caudillo and Steven Rincon stood trial for shooting at former Merced Police Officer Ryan Rasmussen durin...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Mexican judge approves recreational cocaine use in ‘historic’ ruling Bailiff, get the yayo. A Mexican judge has granted two people the right to “possess, transport and use” cocaine — recreationally — in what’s being praised as a “historic” first step toward ending the country’s “war on drugs.” “We have...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Australian court upholds Cardinal Pell’s sex abuse verdict MELBOURNE, Australia — An Australian appeals court Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children. The decision brought cheers from scores of abuse survivors and victims’ advocates demonstrating outside court. The V...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Poll: 63% expect Trump reelection, up from 43% A growing number of Americans, now a substantial majority, believe that President Trump is at least “somewhat likely” to win reelection, according to a new survey....
2019-08-21, 07:39

Trump to stop ‘catch-and-release’ of migrants, will hold them during immigration proceedings In a bold move to rob human smugglers of their best sales pitch of a free ride into America, the Trump administration is announcing plans to keep all illegal migrant families together and in U.S. facilities during their immigration proceedings, according to officials....
2019-08-21, 07:39

Migrants disembark Open Arms rescue ship on Italian island of Lampedusa Nearly one hundred migrants who had been stranded on the Open Arms rescue ship off the coast of Lampedusa disembarked on the Italian island on Tuesday night, ending a prolonged stand-off between the Spanish charity operating the boat and the government in Rome....
2019-08-21, 07:39

Trump cancels Denmark visit over after rebuff over Greenland U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called off a visit to Denmark scheduled for early September after the country's prime minister rebuffed his idea of purchasing Greenland....
2019-08-21, 07:39

Britain extremely concerned by reports HK consulate worker held in China Britain said on Tuesday it was "extremely concerned" by reports that a staff member at the consulate in its former colony of Hong Kong had been detained in mainland China....
2019-08-21, 07:39

Ransomware mutations double in 2019 During the second quarter of this year, researchers at Kaspersky detected 16,017 new ransomware modifications including ones belonging to eight new malware families which is a dangerous sign that criminal activity is intensifying online.The number of ransomware modifications discovered by the cybers...
2019-08-21, 06:52

Best Acer laptops 2019 When you take stock of everything the best Acer laptops have to offer, it’ll make a lot of sense to opt for one when you’re ready to replace your old laptop or upgrade to a more powerful one. The best Acer laptops combine affordability with reliability and top-notch performance, only c...
2019-08-21, 06:52

The Apple Card is here in the US, and you can get one in minutes Apple has officially announced via a press release that its Apple Card, an actual credit card launched in partnership with Goldman Sachs and MasterCard, is available now for everyone in the US.“We’re thrilled with the overwhelming interest in Apple Card and its positive reception, ...
2019-08-21, 06:52

Get hands on with ASUS’ ROG Phone II at PAX West 2019 Mobile gaming may be most famous for free-to-play, hyper-casual apps, but the success of mobile ports of blockbuster games like PUBG and Fortnite proves that gamers are ready for more robust mobile experiences. Combine that with the imminent rise of cloud-based streaming, and your smartphone is due ...
2019-08-21, 06:52

Fake VPN website delivers malware Criminals are cloning the website of popular VPN software to try and trick users into downloading malware.According to new research, the cybercriminals responsible for breaching and utilizing the website of the free video editor VSDC to distribute malware have begun to create fake websites to accomp...
2019-08-21, 06:52

What is ray tracing? The games, the graphics cards and everything else you need to know Ever since Nvidia Turing was announced back at Gamescom 2018, ray tracing has been the talk of the town. This rendering method has long been the holy grail of graphics technology, but finally with graphics cards like the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080, you can see this tech in the latest and greatest PC ga...
2019-08-21, 06:52

Dell shakes up AIO PCs Choosing between the sleek form factor of an all-in-one PC and the upgradability of a desktop is one of the tough decisions that businesses have to make when outfitting their offices with new computers.Dell aims to make this decision easier for businesses with the announcement of its new OptiPlex 70...
2019-08-21, 06:52

Huawei has built the Disneyland of tech R&D A couple hours outside Huawei’s old headquarters in Shenzhen, China, the company has built a new campus in the city of Dongguan to eventually house 25,000 R&D employees. But this is no sprawling network of glass towers – it’s composed of 12 mini-districts built to look like a di...
2019-08-21, 06:52

Walmart laptop sale: cheap deals from Dell, HP, Samsung and more September is a fantastic month to find cheap laptop deals with back to school sales from major online retailers. Walmart's laptop sale includes massive savings from top brands that include Dell, HP, Samsung, and more. You can find laptops as low as $159 with a variety of different features and ...
2019-08-21, 06:52

IP Proxy Network vs VPN: Luminati CEO answers this and a lot more Gathering accurate online data can be difficult for businesses which is why Luminati is working on building the world’s largest business proxy network. The company has connected millions of devices through its P2P network which it uses to provide ad-free applications to users in return for th...
2019-08-21, 06:52

Best Fitbit 2019: which is right for you? Are you scouring online for the very best Fitbit? You've come to the right place. Fitbit was one of the very first wearable tech companies to bring step counts, badges and calorie burn information to our phones with its early devices, like the Ultra, the Fitbit One and then the Fitbit Flex. ...
2019-08-21, 06:52

Google's stripped-back Go search app now available to download globally In 2017, Google launched a stripped-back version of its Android operating system for emerging markets like India and Brazil where spotty networks are a real issue. Android Go came with its own suite of lightweight apps from the tech giant, including the Google Go browser, Gmail Go for email and Gall...
2019-08-21, 06:52

Sweet discounts: Amazon AU has slashed prices on a load of recent Samsung gear Earlier this year, Amazon and Samsung partnered to give Aussies an additional place to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S10, S10 Plus and the S10e. The Samsung line-up didn't stop there, though. Since then, Amazon Australia has added to its Samsung storefront, which now includes the South Kore...
2019-08-21, 06:52

Oppo Reno 2 full details leak alongside some more official teasers In April this year, Oppo launched its brand new Reno range of handsets, kicking things off with the eponymous Oppo Reno and then following that up with a more premium Oppo Reno 10x Zoom and a 5G-ready Oppo Reno 5G.Now – four short months later – the Chinese smartphone manufacturer...
2019-08-21, 06:52

Realme XT, company's 64MP quad-camera beast confirmed Realme XT has been confirmed to come with a 64MP quad-camera setup in India by the end of September. Realme CEO Madhav Sheth revealed this during the launch of the Realme 5 series in India earlier today. Move over 64MP: Samsung unveils 108MP camera sensor destined for Xiaomi phone Realme has been te...
2019-08-21, 06:52

Store executives starting to worry about tariffs’ effects on consumers Americans continue to shop, vacation and buy cars but businesses are worried that President Donald Trump's tariffs will depress consumer spending.       ...
2019-08-21, 06:52

A battery-free sensor for underwater exploration To investigate the vastly unexplored oceans covering most our planet, researchers aim to build a submerged network of interconnected sensors that send data to the surface — an underwater “internet of things.” But how to supply constant power to scores of sensors designed to stay for long durations i...
2019-08-21, 06:52

US will not provide flu shots to all detained migrants at southern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed Tuesday that they would not be providing flu shots to migrants and refugees at the southern border despite the flu-related deaths of three children....
2019-08-21, 06:52

The Amazon is burning and smoke from the fires can be seen from space Smoke from record wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest blanketed São Paulo on Monday and could be seen from space.        ...
2019-08-21, 06:52

Syrian Government Captures Strategic Town in Last Opposition Stronghold Syrian government forces captured a strategic town in the northwest of the country, as the Russian-backed Assad regime continued its military push to retake the last opposition stronghold after more than eight years of conflict....
2019-08-21, 06:52

Italian Government Collapses, Setting Up a Power Struggle The economically fragile country plunged into deeper political turmoil amid a scramble to form a new governing coalition or hold snap elections that far-right populists would likely win....
2019-08-21, 06:52

China Resists Charge by Twitter, Facebook of Disinformation Effort China’s government pushed back against moves by Twitter and Facebook to curb accounts the companies said were part of a state-sponsored disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters....
2019-08-21, 06:52

Mexico Prepares New Charges Against Former Pemex Boss Mexican authorities are preparing to file more criminal charges against the former head of state oil company Petróleos Mexicanos, expanding the anticorruption efforts launched by the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador....
2019-08-21, 06:52

White House Cancels Trump's Visit to Denmark After Greenland Flap The White House canceled the president’s planned visit to Denmark after the prime minister said she wouldn’t entertain President Trump’s proposal to purchase Greenland from the Scandinavian nation....
2019-08-21, 06:52

Cardinal George Pell Loses Appeal of Conviction A panel of Australian judges ruled 2-1 to uphold Cardinal George Pell’s conviction for assaulting two young choir boys inside a cathedral that was the center of his diocese in the late 1990s....
2019-08-21, 06:52

Steve Carrell’s ‘The Morning Show’ character mirrors disgraced NBC News anchor Matt Lauer A new show on Apple’s forthcoming streaming service might seem familiar to regular viewers of NBC’s “Today” show as a fictional morning show anchor’s career downfall is unmistakably similar to the situation surrounding disgraced NBC News anchor Matt Lauer....
2019-08-21, 06:26

Liberal Hollywood stars Debra Messing and Susan Sarandon's feud festers Liberal actors Debra Messing and Susan Sarandon continued their longstanding feud on Monday when "Will & Grace" actress attacked the “Thelma & Louise” star, once again, because she didn’t vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016....
2019-08-21, 06:26

Obamas’ debut Netflix documentary slammed as 'lefty propaganda,' an attack on Trump Barack and Michelle Obama’s Netflix documentary “American Factory” hits the streaming service on Wednesday and the film is already being slammed as an attack on the current president....
2019-08-21, 06:26

‘Baywatch’ alum Pamela Anderson reveals she still fits in iconic swimsuit, wears it to surprise her dates Pamela Anderson has been the cover girl for the high-waist red swimsuit ever since her character immortalized the look on the set of the hit ‘90s coming-of-age series....
2019-08-21, 06:26

Ronda Rousey reveals she nearly severed her finger while filming TV show: 'Freak accident' On Tuesday, Ronda Rousey took to Instagram where she revealed to her followers that she nearly severed one of her fingers while filming the TV show "9-1-1," calling it a "freak accident."...
2019-08-21, 06:26

'Lady and the Tramp' remake casts shelter dog in lead role An Arizona shelter dog will make its debut on the big screen as the lead role in Disney's live-action remake of the popular 1955 animated movie, "Lady and the Tramp."...
2019-08-21, 06:26

Former Veterans Affairs doctor charged in death of three patients Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a former Veterans Affairs pathologist for the deaths of three veterans and for attempting to cover up substance abuse that led to thousands of misdiagnoses....
2019-08-21, 06:26

Man charged with shipping sanctions-controlled machines to Iran Federal authorities have accused a man of scheming to export metal-processing machines to Iran in violation of U.S. non-nuclear proliferation and terrorism sanctions....
2019-08-21, 06:26

Police release sketch, video of suspect in Cal State Fullerton death Police on Tuesday released a sketch and surveillance video of the suspect who fatally stabbed a retired California State University Fullerton administrator....
2019-08-21, 06:26

GameStop lays off 120 corporate staffers as stock continues to tumble Brightly lit GameStop storefront. (credit: JeepersMedia / Flickr) Major video game retailer GameStop has announced layoffs for 120 corporate staffers, representing a 14% reduction of the company's "total associate base at our company headquarters as well as at some other offices." “While these cha...
2019-08-21, 06:26

Trump decides that Democratic-voting Jewish Americans are either ignorant or ‘disloyal’ A Pew Research Center study found that nearly two-thirds of Jewish Americans identified as Democrats or as independents who generally vote Democratic....
2019-08-21, 06:26

Trump renews call for Russia to be readmitted to G-7 “I think it’s much more appropriate to have Russia in,” the president told reporters in the Oval Office on Tuesday, days before he is set to arrive in France for this weekend’s G-7 summit....
2019-08-21, 06:26

Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession but says ‘I have to do it’ Trump has spent days arguing that the possibility of recession is a media creation. But Tuesday, he suggested it might be the price of doing the much-needed business of his trade war....
2019-08-21, 06:26

Trump postpones Denmark trip after prime minister declines to sell him Greenland The move comes two days after President Trump told reporters that owning Greenland “would be nice” for the United States from a strategic perspective....
2019-08-21, 06:26

15 Injury Marks Found On Sunanda Pushkar's Body, Says Delhi Police Sunanda Pushkar, who was allegedly driven to commit suicide, was suffering from mental agony due to strained relationship with her husband and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, the Delhi Police on......
2019-08-21, 06:26

"Under What Law?": P Chidambaram's Lawyer To CBI On 2-Hour Notice Congress MP P Chidambaram's lawyer has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation under what law his client has been told to appear within two hours in an alleged corruption case. The CBI on Tuesday......
2019-08-21, 06:26

P Chidambaram's Lawyers To Approach Top Court Over Bail In INX Media Case Congress MP P Chidambaram's lawyer has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation under what law his client has been told to appear within two hours in an alleged corruption case....
2019-08-21, 06:26

Big Political Twist As Ex-Minister P Chidambaram Faces Prospect Of Arrest With a court rejecting his request for protection from arrest, former Union Minister P Chidambaram faces arrest in the INX Media case. Late on Tuesday evening, the Central Bureau of Investigation......
2019-08-21, 06:26

Terrorist Killed In Encounter With Security Forces In J&K's Baramulla A terrorist has been killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district. A police officer has also died in the encounter, which has now concluded....
2019-08-21, 06:26

P Chidambaram Away As CBI Visits Home, Pastes Notice At Midnight P Chidambaram remained away as a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team arrived at his home in Delhi this morning, a day after a court rejected the former Finance Minister's request for protection......
2019-08-21, 06:26

Californians in Fire-Prone Areas Find It Harder to Buy Insurance Traditional home insurers are backing away from insuring homes in high-risk wildfire areas in California, new data from the state’s insurance regulator shows....
2019-08-21, 06:00

Department-Store Woes Catch Up to Kohl's Kohl’s reported its third consecutive decline in quarterly sales, though it said business improved toward the end of the period and it maintained its guidance for the year....
2019-08-21, 06:00

Qualcomm, LG Reach New Patent-Licensing Deal Qualcomm has reached a new patent-licensing deal with LG Electronics, helping land its technology in a suite of wireless devices while U.S. federal regulators continue to scrutinize its business practices on antitrust grounds....
2019-08-21, 06:00

Cereal Makers Try Again to Jump-Start Stale Sales Cereal makers, under increasing competitive pressure, are struggling to improve sales of puffed rice, wheat flakes and oat clusters that were once a standard part of Americans’ morning routines....
2019-08-21, 06:00

Fed's Rosengren Still Doesn't See Need to Lower Rates Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren remains worried that central bank interest-rate cuts are unwarranted and could destabilize the financial sector—but signaled he’s open to action if convinced the economy was taking a turn for the worse....
2019-08-21, 06:00

Fed's Daly: July Rate Cut Was Right Move, Recession Not Imminent The Fed was right to lower rates in July, as it sought to keep the economy on a path of growth, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly said Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 06:00

Trump Weighs Options to Spur the Economy President Trump said he is considering measures to bolster the economy, including a possible reduction in capital-gains taxes, and continued to press the Fed to cut rates even as he played down warning signs of a possible slowdown....
2019-08-21, 06:00

Home Depot Cuts Sales Forecast Home Depot lowered its sales forecast and warned that falling lumber prices—as well as the potential effects of tariffs on U.S. consumers—could weigh on growth....
2019-08-21, 06:00

Historic Rise of College-Educated Women in Labor Force Changes Workplace This is the first year ever that women are going to make up the majority of the college-educated labor force, a milestone that is already altering benefits packages offered by companies and one that could influence family sizes in the future....
2019-08-21, 06:00

Walmart Sues Tesla Over Solar Cells That Allegedly Sparked Fires Walmart is suing Tesla, alleging that some of the company’s solar panels sparked roof fires at several of the retailer’s locations, adding to the problems the electric car maker has had with its venture to power homes and stores....
2019-08-21, 06:00

Gun Sellers Are Sneaking Onto Facebook's Secondhand Marketplace Facebook forbids the private sale of firearms on its Marketplace platform. But sellers are getting around that with a simple ruse: They list gun cases or boxes at inflated prices....
2019-08-21, 06:00

Bayer to Sell Animal-Health Unit to Elanco for $7.6 Billion Germany’s Bayer is selling its animal-health business to an American rival for $7.6 billion, part of the drug and chemicals giant’s plan to divest assets amid mounting legal liabilities from its Roundup herbicide....
2019-08-21, 06:00

Medical device cybersecurity will be rubbish for 20 more years Good cybersecurity guidelines are being published, but slow development and approval processes, and long service lives, will guarantee chronic problems....
2019-08-21, 06:00

'You Prepare For War': How A US Firm Tried Escaping Trump's China Tariffs When Larry Sloven heard last year that U.S. tariffs threatened his China electronics business, he knew that setting up shop elsewhere would be a slog rather than an adventure....
2019-08-21, 06:00

Chirlane McCray speaks out on cop suicides after ThriveNYC controversy First lady Chirlane McCray took to Twitter on Tuesday night to speak out about the rash of cop suicides that has shaken the NYPD this year. Replying to a post from the mayor’s office — which credited McCray’s mental health program, ThirveNYC, for helping the department deal with suicide ...
2019-08-21, 06:00

OpenAI releases curtailed version of GPT-2 language model OpenAI today said it's releasing a version of GPT-2, but that it's not yet safe for the public release of the original 1.5 billion parameter version.Read More...
2019-08-21, 05:26

Twitter acquires Lightwell to improve conversations Twitter has acquired Lightwell, an app creation engine launched by interactive storytelling startup Hullabalu, to bolster its efforts around conversations.Read More...
2019-08-21, 05:26

Dauntless surpasses 14 million players as next Hunt Pass launches this week Dauntless is giving players a good reason to stay inside and track down monsters to close out the last few weeks of summer. Developer Phoenix Labs is preparing to launch a new Hunt Pass for its online hunting adventure, which has surpassed 14 million players, according to the studio. High Skies: Zep...
2019-08-21, 05:26

High blood pressure in your 40s linked to smaller brain size at 70 People with high blood pressure in their 40s seem to have smaller brains at age 70, suggesting that looking after your health may help prevent some forms of dementia...
2019-08-21, 05:26

California building largest wildlife crossing in the world The mountain lion P-22, which has been spotted traveling across Los Angeles freeways and spending time in parks, has become something of a legend in California....
2019-08-21, 05:26

Julián Castro Becomes the 10th Candidate to Qualify for Next Month’s Democratic Presidential Debates (COLUMBIA, S.C.) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has qualified for the next presidential debates, taking place in September in Houston. The former Obama housing chief and former mayor of San Antonio earned 2% in a new CNN poll of Democratic voters. That makes him the 1...
2019-08-21, 05:00

Trump Reiterates That Russia Should Be Allowed to Rejoin the G-7 (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world’s major industrial nations. Trump says Russia is often discussed when he and the leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan meet annually as a group. T...
2019-08-21, 05:00

Trump’s Muddled Message on Hong Kong Captures the Real Problem With His Foreign Policy On his way to an Aug. 1 campaign event in Ohio, President Donald Trump was asked about America’s position on the months-long pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. “That’s between Hong Kong and that’s between China, because Hong Kong is a part of China,” Trump said. But a...
2019-08-21, 05:00

President Trump: Any Jewish Person Voting Democratic Shows ‘Lack of Knowledge or Great Disloyalty’ WASHINGTON — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” Trump’s claim triggered a quick upro...
2019-08-21, 05:00

Delivery robot firm Starship raises $40 million Starship Technologies, a company set up by two founders of video messaging business Skype, has raised another $40 million to expand its delivery robot business, it said on Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 05:00

Swiss watchdog expects details on Facebook's Libra by end of month Switzerland's privacy watchdog expects to receive details on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency by the end of this month, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 05:00

Goldman Sachs, China's Ping An back artificial intelligence firm H20.ai Goldman Sachs Group Inc, China's Ping An Global Voyager Fund and others have invested $72.5 million in H20.ai, a rapidly growing artificial intelligence startup, the companies said on Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 05:00

It's connected devices versus consoles at biggest e-games convention Connected devices are challenging consoles at the world's largest online gaming fair, as hundreds of thousands of fans jostle to see top e-sports stars in action and give feedback that can decide whether a new release is a hit or a flop....
2019-08-21, 05:00

Facebook's Libra faces EU antitrust probe: Bloomberg Facebook Inc's proposed digital currency Libra faces anti-trust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a document seen by the organization....
2019-08-21, 05:00

Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps....
2019-08-21, 05:00

Intel unveils first artificial intelligence chip Springhill Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centers....
2019-08-21, 05:00

U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 05:00

Black teen 'humiliated' after school colored his hair with marker, parents say Texas lawsuit says school personnel drew on the student’s scalp after it was deemed his haircut violated the dress codeParents of a black teenager in Texas are suing their Houston-area school district after three white middle school personnel used a marker to blot out a design on their son’s scalp.T...
2019-08-21, 05:00

Somebody Had To Take China On, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the US economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
2019-08-21, 05:00

Facebook Hiring Journalists To Curate Its New News Tab Facebook on Tuesday confirmed plans for a News Tab that will be edited by seasoned journalists, in a departure from its longstanding practice of letting algorithms dictate a user's experience....
2019-08-21, 05:00

Walmart Sues Tesla For Negligence After Repeated Solar System Fires Walmart Inc on Tuesday sued Tesla Inc, accusing it of "widespread negligence" that led to repeated fires of its solar systems and asking a court to force Tesla to remove solar panels from more than......
2019-08-21, 05:00

Trump Postpones Trip After Denmark PM's "No Interest" In Greenland Sale US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he is postponing a planned meeting with Denmark's prime minister due to her lack of interest in selling Greenland to the United States....
2019-08-21, 05:00

2 Tourists Took Sand From Italy Beach As Souvenir. Now They Face Jail According to local media, two French tourists were charged last week with stealing nearly 90 pounds of sand from Chia beach, on the southern coast of Sardinia....
2019-08-21, 05:00

Trump Talks Mediation On Kashmir Again, Says "Lot To Do With Religion" US President Donald Trump on Tuesday once again offered to mediate the "explosive" situation in Kashmir, saying it is a "very complicated place". Speaking a day after phone calls with both Prime......
2019-08-21, 05:00

"Run, Hide Or Fight": False Alert Causes Panic At US University An alert buzzed on cellphones and computers Tuesday morning, warning of an active threat to George Mason University: "Mason Alert: A person with a weapon is on the Fairfax Campus. RUN, HIDE, or......
2019-08-21, 05:00

"Jewish People" Who Vote For Democrats Show "Great Disloyalty": Trump President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that any Jewish people who vote for Democrats are showing "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty," prompting an outcry from critics who said the......
2019-08-21, 05:00

Big irrigators take 86% of water extracted from Barwon-Darling, report finds Lower Darling pushed into drought three years early because of sheer volume of water extraction by just a few licence holders A handful of big irrigators are responsible for 86% of water extracted from the Barwon-Darling river system, pushing the lower Darling into drought three years early, an exp...
2019-08-21, 05:00

Global engineering firm Aurecon cuts ties with Adani amid pressure from activists Investor action group says Carmichael coalmine project makes Indian giant ‘brand kryptonite’The global engineering and consultancy firm Aurecon has severed a longstanding business relationship with the Adani Group, amid ongoing efforts by anti-coal activists to target firms working for the Indian co...
2019-08-21, 05:00

No camping at Phish shows near Denver over plague concerns Thousands of people are not being permitted to camp during three days of Phish concerts at a stadium outside Denver. Authorities say there are concerns that fleas in and around nearby prairie dog burrows could spread the plague....
2019-08-21, 05:00

Experts warn of more ransomware attacks on local governments Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks for ransomware attacks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security systems up to date....
2019-08-21, 04:39

Forecast: Trump’s tariffs could cost U.S. families up to $1,000 a year American consumers have been largely shielded from previous rounds of tariffs. But that will change when 10 percent levies on $112 billion in Chinese goods take effect Sept. 1, according to research from JPMorgan Chase....
2019-08-21, 04:39

PACC packs shelter with watermelons to help dogs beat the heat TUCSON – Ice cream can make them feel gassy, popsicles could be harmful in the long term and margaritas, no explanation needed there — a dog’s life can really be ROOF during the summer months. With not that many cool treats at their disposal, it can be tough for canines to get some sweet...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Trump: Jewish people who vote for Democratic show ‘a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty’ WASHINGTON, DC (AP) – Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” Trump’s claim triggered a q...
2019-08-21, 04:39

WWII veteran and POW survivor honored with Purple Heart United States Senator Martha McSally presented 95-year-old Walter Ram with a Purple Heart Tuesday. Ram, a World War II veteran and P.O.W. survivor, began his service enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Corps at the age of 16. For nearly five years, Ram served as a radio operator and gunner. During his si...
2019-08-21, 04:39

14 people, 14 animals displaced in condo fire TUCSON — 14 people and more than a dozen animals were displaced after flames ripped through a condominium complex. The fire broke out Monday evening at the Barcelona Manor Condos near Oracle and Orange Grove. The Red Cross responded to the scene to assist those affected. Preliminary reports f...
2019-08-21, 04:39

TPD investigating serious injury motorcycle collision on east side TUCSON- The intersection of Golf Links and Kolb will be closed for the next few hours as Tucson Police investigate a serious-injury collision involving a motorcycle. The conditions of both drivers have not been announced. Officials advise drivers in the area to find an alternate route. TRAFFIC ALER...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Tesla sued by Walmart over fires linked to rooftop solar panels The nation's largest retailer claims Tesla failed to live up to industry standards in the installation of solar panels on top of hundreds of stores, resulting in multiple fires across the U.S....
2019-08-21, 04:39

Facebook to allow users to view what data other sites share Facebook said it will introduce a feature called Off-Facebook Activity to view what data third-party sites share with the social media platform.       ...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Walmart suing Tesla after seven fires at stores that were using solar panels In the lawsuit filed in New York, Walmart says fires broke out at seven stores between 2012 and 2018 and caused millions of dollars in damage.       ...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesday formally announced the worldwide launch of a new lightweight search app called Google Go that comes in at just 7MB but offers a useful range of feat...
2019-08-21, 04:39

MTA workers’ union rejects ‘insulting’ proposals for fewer vacation days, less overtime Amid looming deficits and ballooning overtime bills, the MTA wants to change workers’ contracts to cut back on their vacation days and overtime, new documents show. Transport Workers Union Local 100, its largest union, posted the transit agency’s Aug. 14 offer to its members online Monda...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Video shows man wanted for NYPD water attacks attempt to run from arrest Disturbing cellphone video shows an ex-con wanted in a water-bucket attack on NYPD cops boldly challenging the detectives who tracked him down in The Bronx — then bolting when they try to place him under arrest. The brazen display of contempt for the NYPD emerged Tuesday, one day after Police Commis...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Jail guards threatening former Epstein cellmate Nicholas Tartaglione: lawyer Jeffrey Epstein’s former Manhattan cellmate says guards at the lockup have been threatening him since the financier’s death, according to a legal filing by his attorneys Tuesday asking a judge to move him to a new prison. Hulking ex-cop Nicholas Tartaglione — who briefly bunked with Epstein at the M...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Newark Airport traveler abandons snake at TSA checkpoint Newark Airport is always a zoo scene — but this is ridiculous. A 15-inch black snake was found slithering on the floor of the New Jersey airport’s security checkpoint Monday — befuddling officials who have no idea how it got there. “You could not make this up,” TSA spok...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Famed Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara shuttered over unpaid taxes Fork over the dough! The state shuttered iconic Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara on Tuesday over more than $150,000 in unpaid taxes, officials said. “Warning: this property has been seized for nonpayment of taxes, and is now in the possession of The State of New York,” reads a bright orange sign posted out...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Brute dragged woman under Queens train trestle, raped her: cops A stranger dragged a woman under a train trestle in Queens, where he hit her in the head and raped her, authorities said Tuesday. The 22-year-old victim was in the area of Tuskegee Airmen Way and 157th Street in Jamaica shortly before 2:45 a.m. Sunday when the attacker pulled her under a nearby Long...
2019-08-21, 04:39

New York smokers huffy over new second-hand smoke survey Big Apple smokers have a message for their cigarette-hating coworkers — butt out. Smokers interviewed by the Post Tuesday were less than pleased with a new study that found the vast majority of New Yorkers don’t want co-workers — or anybody for that matter — lighting up outsi...
2019-08-21, 04:39

MTA worker stole toilet paper and other taxpayer-funded items: watchdog Inventory control clerk File Gjidoda also swiped paint brushes, paint trays, tools and batteries from the Croton Yard in Westchester County where she worked for use at her family’s rental properties, MTA Inspector General Carolyn Pokorny's office said in its report. Gjidoda's penchant for thievery w...
2019-08-21, 04:39

GOP leaders rip Cuomo’s license plate replacement program Republican leaders ripped Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new license plate replacement program for taking motorists for a ride and steering them to choose the Mario Cuomo Bridge as one of the new designs. “I would love to see the Statue of Liberty be on the New York State license plate, but I noticed three Sta...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Reputed Lucchese mobster dodges life in prison with guilty plea A reputed Lucchese crime family capo copped to murder conspiracy and other charges on Tuesday — in exchange for just 13 years behind bars. Steven Crea Jr. faced up to life imprisonment for his role in the 2012 rub-out of an unnamed Bonanno family associate, according to court documents. Yet prosecut...
2019-08-21, 04:39

NYPD sergeant in charge of Eric Garner scene to face administrative trial by end of year The NYPD sergeant who was in charge of the scene when Eric Garner died will be put on administrative trial by the end of the year, according to officials. “At this point, there’s one more trial, and it will also again be a public trial held by the NYPD for one of the sergeants involved,’’......
2019-08-21, 04:39

‘Statue of Liberty’ ticket sellers banned from Battery Park Pesky ticket sellers pushing deceptive ferry rides around — but not to — the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are finally getting the heave ho from Battery Park, The Post has learned. NY Waterway, which manages Pier 36 at the south of Manhattan, warned boat operators last week that the...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Al Qaeda member fails to get conviction overturned for subway bomb plot An Al Qaeda member attempted to get a conviction for plotting to bomb city subways overturned on the grounds that he didn’t like his attorney — himself. Abid Naseer — who is serving a 40-year sentence for taking part in a multi-city bombing plot — cannot use the fact that he unsuccessfully rep...
2019-08-21, 04:39

NYPD union urges ‘extreme caution’ in making any arrests NYPD union officials visited precincts across the city on Tuesday to urge that cops use “extreme caution” when busting suspects to avoid the fate of former colleague Daniel Pantaleo — and many took the advice to heart, sources said. The Police Benevolent Association tweeted photos ...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Jeffrey Epstein an ‘evil genius’ for filing will in the Virgin Islands Jeffrey Epstein is still making trouble for his alleged victims from the grave. By filing his will in the US Virgin Islands, the pedophile added another layer of difficulty for his sex-abuse accusers to get a piece of his estate, several lawyers told The Post on Tuesday. “He is in some way as brilli...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Woman who confronted de Blasio at gym rips him again during presidential forum "I asked you that you set aside more housing from your affordable housing plan for more homeless New Yorkers and you refused," homeless Nathylin Flowers Adesegun scolded the mayor through a video feed....
2019-08-21, 04:39

Larry King files for divorce from his seventh wife, Shawn, after 22 years of marriage Larry King filed paperwork in Los Angeles Superior Court Tuesday to end his 22-year marriage to actress Shawn King, his seventh wife.        ...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Fleabag review: Guilt, sexual liberalism and laughs all the way When Phoebe Waller-Bridge first performed Fleabag in 2013, one critic wrote: "I doubt if this material will spin off into a long-running radio or television series." ...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Italian Prime Minister says he must resign Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told the Italian Senate that he will resign as he launched a scathing attack on the right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini who was sat beside him....
2019-08-21, 04:39

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against conviction for child sex abuse Former Vatican treasurer George Pell will remain in prison after an Australian appeals court rejected the disgraced cardinal's appeal against his conviction for sexually assaulting two 13-year-old choirboys in the mid-1990s....
2019-08-21, 04:39

Look: British police stop 'unusual vehicle' with balsa wood and duct tape body Police in Britain shared photos of an "unusual vehicle" stopped on the highway -- a homemade electric scooter with a shell made from balsa wood and duct tape....
2019-08-21, 04:00

Ransomware Attack Hits 22 Texas Towns, Authorities Say The state declined to say which towns were affected by the coordinated cyberattack. But one expert said it could signal more such attacks in the future....
2019-08-21, 04:00

These cities gave the most money to charity in 2018 Residents in the Boston metro area are more than happy to give away their cash to a range of charitable causes, according to data from Fidelity Charitable....
2019-08-21, 04:00

'A couple of dozen' states are considering an antitrust probe of Big Tech, says DOJ official Makan Delrahim, of the antitrust division, said state attorneys general have spoken to Justice about starting their own probe into technology companies....
2019-08-21, 04:00

Sheldon Adelson and wife give a whopping $213,000 to the Senate GOP fundraising committee Their massive donations came in July, with each writing checks worth $106,500 to the National Republican Senatorial Committee, according to a new Federal Election Commission disclosure filed Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 04:00

China's spending ability has the Pentagon eager to develop hypersonics as the US tries to catch up The United States does not have a defense against hypersonic weapons, which can travel at least five times the speed of sound, or a little more than a mile per second....
2019-08-21, 04:00

Former Farc rebels become eco-warriors to stop deforestation in the Amazon Ex-Farc rebels in Colombia, who spent decades fighting the government over land and power, have reinvented themselves as eco-warriors protecting the Amazon from illegal logging....
2019-08-21, 04:00

Mass Shootings May Be Contagious. Can We Contain Them? Mounting evidence suggests mass shootings could spread like a virus, and the media is a vector. Changing how news outlets report on these tragedies could help....
2019-08-21, 04:00

Urgent need for ‘restraint and genuine dialogue’ in Middle East to avoid major confrontation Briefing the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, the Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General, Maria Luiza Viotti, said on Tuesday that “restraint and genuine dialogue are urgently needed”, in order to avoid a major confrontation, which would have disastrous consequences, even well...
2019-08-21, 04:00

David Beckham stadium site has unsafe arsenic levels: report MIAMI — An environmental report poses a new problem for the proposed site of David Beckham’s Major League Soccer stadium in Miami: Tests show the soil is far more toxic than expected. According to the Miami Herald, the analysis found arsenic contamination reaching more than twice the legal limit and...
2019-08-21, 04:00