REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-13, 23:52

Platinum giant wants in on batteries to ease EV threat

Anglo American Platinum wants to create a new multi-billion dollar business for platinum-group metals to compete with cobalt and nickel as electric vehicles reduce the need for traditional catalytic c...

Platinum giant wants in on batteries to ease EV threat

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Giant Batteries Supercharge Wind and Solar Plans A global wave of investment in high-capacity batteries is poised to transform the market for renewable energy, making it more practical and affordable to store wind and solar power....
2019-08-11, 20:39

Huawei Says Little Has Changed Despite President Trump's Pledge to Ease Restrictions on Tech Giant Huawei says its relationship with the U.S. is basically the same as it was a couple of months ago, despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to ease restrictions that currently bar American companies from doing business with the Chinese tech giant.Read more......
2019-07-12, 13:00

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops....
2019-06-23, 21:26

Make a Giant Jar of Giant Pickles With a Giant Zucchini I do not have a garden, but I have many gardener-type friends, and this means I enjoy free produce in the summer months. Some gifts, like two pounds of blackberries or many ripe tomatoes, are welcome, but a recent offering—a single zucchini—had vague troll vibes....
2019-08-13, 23:00

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to boost the country's valuable platinum sector....
2019-05-21, 18:52

Fin24.com | Military stake stymies R57bn Zim platinum project A plan to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine at a cost of about $4bn, about R57bn, is floundering because a military stake in the project has deterred potential backers, according to people familiar with the funding discussions....
2019-05-21, 18:52

Morocco's Platinum Power partners with China's CFHEC on $300 mln hydropower project Renewable energy investor Platinum Power, minority-owned by U.S. private equity firm Brookstone Partners, has teamed up with China's CFHEC to build a $300 million hydropower plant in central Morocco, it said on Wednesday....
2019-07-10, 17:39

Jury finds Platinum Partners founder guilty in fraud trial Mark Nordlicht, the founder of defunct hedge fund firm Platinum Partners, was found guilty on Tuesday of defrauding bondholders of an oil exploration company Platinum controlled, but cleared of charges he defrauded investors in Platinum's hedge funds....
2019-07-10, 03:13

I got more than $2,000 worth of value from the American Express Platinum credit card in my first year — despite its $550 annual fee David Slotnick/Business Insider The Platinum Card® from American Express comes with a much higher annual fee than most credit or charge cards, which can scare off some people. However, the card comes with enough perks, rewards, and tangible benefits to far outweigh that annual fee. After some b...
2019-07-18, 00:00

The AmEx Platinum is available to active-duty servicemembers at no annual fee — but even with the fee, the credit card is a great value Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. American Express/Facebook The Platinum Card® from American Express offers a tremendous value to cardholders...
2019-06-22, 00:13

In renders, the Pixel 4 trades a giant notch for a giant forehead OnLeaks' Pixel 4 XL render. The notch is gone, and so is the bottom front speaker. [credit: @OnLeaks x Pricebaba ] When we last checked in on the Pixel 4, Google itself was leaking the devi...
2019-07-08, 18:52

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 billion valuation fell well short of speculations of $100 billion, Uber is still one of the biggest names on the market today. See the rest of the stor...
2019-08-10, 10:39

Enriching solid-state batteries Researchers at MIT have come up with a new pulsed laser deposition technique to make thinner lithium electrolytes using less heat, promising faster charging and potentially higher-voltage solid-state lithium ion batteries. Key to the new technique for processing the solid-state battery electrolyte ...
2019-07-11, 22:39

Top budget smartphones with big batteries in India A decent battery is the root of any smartphone worth its salt. It ensures that you can get the most out of your phone during any point of the day, without worrying about battery drain. More importantly, it dictates whether or not you can listen to tunes on your device on your way home after a long d...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Under the skin: Why solid-state batteries are a big positive If solid-state batteries become a reality, range of EVs could double, weight would reduce and batteries, like this one in the I-Pace, would shrink significantly Safer and more durable than their lithium ion counterparts, solid-state batteries could be the next big thing in EV development Enthusia...
2019-07-01, 06:13

Standardise batteries on electric vehicles | Letters Richard Snape says drivers should be able to exchange a depleted battery for a fully charged one at a service station. Plus Adrian Townsend questions the wisdom of recommending a new Oxford-to-Cambridge motorwayI think the National Infrastructure Commission is on the wrong track (Letters, 1 June). T...
2019-06-04, 19:00

Tesla Said to Be Advanced Talks to Buy Batteries From LG Chem Tesla is in advanced talks with South Korea's LG Chem to source batteries for vehicles to be made in its Shanghai plant, a person familiar with the matter said....
2019-08-23, 17:26

Nissan looks for ways to use long-lasting EV batteries Nissan is testing ways to use EV batteries outside of the car. The automaker's data shows that the batteries used by its Leaf will outlast the car by 10-12 years....
2019-05-24, 13:39

A new coating could be the key to lighter lithium metal batteries For a couple of years now, scientists have positioned lithium metal batteries as the next major breakthrough in battery technology, thanks to two main advantages over their lithium-ion counterparts. First, they can store at least 33 percent more powe......
2019-08-27, 05:52

Best power bank in India: Best batteries over 10,000mAh Believe it or not, smartphone batteries have gotten better over the last few years, especially compared to when Android phones just arrived into the market. The powerful pocket computers demand power and OEMs do their best to offer the best solution for battery efficiency. We've created a ...
2019-07-16, 09:39

UK car industry future hinges 'not on Brexit, but on batteries' Jaguar Land Rover boss says UK needs batteries made in Britain - or carmakers will leaveThe feeling of relief in the British car industry was almost palpable on Friday, when Jaguar Land Rover said it would invest billions in producing new electric vehicles in the UK. After the recent closure of two ...
2019-07-07, 17:26

Tesla to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem: Bloomberg Tesla Inc has agreed to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem Ltd for electric vehicles manufactured in China, Bloomberg reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-08-23, 11:13

Tesla agrees to buy LG Chem batteries for China EVs, sources say Batteries made by LG Chem will be used initially in Model 3 cars manufactured in the plant near Shanghai, Tesla’s first outside of the U.S., sources told Bloomberg....
2019-08-23, 16:00

Sunday's Best Deals: Fire TVs, Instant Pot Max, AmazonBasics Batteries, and More Get a free Echo Dot when you buy a Fire TV, Instant Pot Max, and a 20-pack of AmazonBasics AA Batteries lead of Sunday’s best deals from around the web....
2019-08-18, 18:26

FAA tells airlines MacBook Pros with defective batteries can’t fly The 2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) The Federal Aviation Administration has banned certain 15-inch MacBook Pros with potentially defective batteries from US flights. The move, which follows Apple's June recall announcement, is part of a general FAA policy on devices wi...
2019-08-15, 00:52

PSA to assemble batteries for hybrid, electric cars in Slovakia French carmaker PSA, owner of the Peugeot, Citroen and DS brands, will start assembling batteries for its hybrid and electric cars at its plant in Trnava, Slovakia, and later at its plant in Vigo, Spain....
2019-06-14, 22:52

Mophie adds USB-C ports to refreshed Powerstation batteries Mophie, the makers of a popular line of external batteries, announced today an update to its Powerstation family of portable chargers. The refreshed versions of the Powerstation line come in four different capacities, a variety of colors and now incl......
2019-05-30, 02:26

Tesla to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem - Bloomberg Tesla Inc has agreed to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem Ltd for electric vehicles manufactured in China, Bloomberg reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-08-23, 10:00

Skip’s new electric scooter is equipped with waterproof batteries Electric scooters are prone to a lot of wear and tear -- which gives most of them a pretty short shelf life. Skip unveiled a new model of electric scooter, the S3, that should be tougher and more sustainable than its predecessor. The S3 includes swap......
2019-08-15, 00:52

Apple recalls some MacBook Pros because of overheating batteries Apple issued a recall for certain models of its popular MacBook Pro laptop after it became aware of issues that its battery could overheat and "pose a safety risk."...
2019-06-21, 02:26

Nissan's zero-emission ice cream truck uses recycled EV batteries For some, chasing the neighborhood ice cream truck is a favorite summer tradition. But many ice cream trucks have diesel engines, and older models keep those engines running to power the freezers. That means you get a hefty side of CO2 emissions with......
2019-06-20, 16:39

Apple Is Recalling Some MacBook Pro Models Because of Overheating Batteries Apple on Thursday recalled some MacBook Pro laptops sold between September 2015 and February 2017 due to a “battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk.” The Cupertino, California-based technology giant said in a statement that it is asking customers to stop using the computers. The...
2019-06-20, 22:39

South Korea's LG Chem to team up with China's Geely on EV batteries South Korean battery maker LG Chem Ltd said on Thursday it had signed an agreement to set up a joint venture with China's Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd to produce batteries for electric vehicles....
2019-06-13, 06:00

FAA issues flight ban on 2015 MacBook Pros with faulty batteries If you have a 2015 model of the 15-inch MacBook Pro, you may want to take up Apple on its free battery replacement offer before bringing it with you on a flight. The US Federal Aviation Administration has banned the model -- particularly those sold b......
2019-08-14, 05:52

South Korea's LG Chem to team up with China's Geely on EV batteries South Korean battery maker LG Chem Ltd said on Thursday it had signed an agreement to set up a joint venture with China's Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd to produce batteries for electric vehicles....
2019-06-13, 02:13

Crash spills cocoa powder, batteries on freeway in Indiana BURNS HARBOR, Ind. (AP) — A crash involving two semitrailers scattered cocoa powder and lithium batteries across an interstate in Indiana, closing part of the freeway. No one was injured in the crash about 3:40 a.m. Friday along eastbound Interstate 94 in Burns Harbor. All eastbound lanes reopened b...
2019-06-14, 23:26

Truckmaker Volvo beats expectations, picks Samsung for batteries Sweden's AB Volvo inched up its market growth outlook for North America and Europe, as strong deliveries for its trucks and construction equipment as well as continued easing of supply chain bottlenecks helped it beat quarterly profit expectations....
2019-07-18, 08:00

Volvo hikes FY growth outlook; picks Samsung for batteries AB Volvo on Thursday hiked its growth outlook for North America and Europe, as upbeat deliveries for trucks and construction equipment as well as continued easing of supply-chain bottlenecks helped the Swedish truckmaker top estimates....
2019-07-18, 08:39

Toyota, China's CATL in partnership for new energy vehicle batteries Toyota Motor Corp has agreed to partner with China's Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) to supply and develop batteries for new energy vehicles....
2019-07-17, 10:39

Audi in talks to buy EV batteries from BYD amid supply constraints, report says Batteries from Warren Buffett-backed BYD would be used to equip upscale vehicles made on the Premium Platform Electric architecture jointly developed by Audi and Porsche, Bloomberg reported....
2019-08-29, 19:13

Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market, it's also planning "Rivian-to-Rivian" charging, which will allow its vehicles to charge each other, and it......
2019-06-14, 17:26

iPhone 11 tipped to ship with bigger batteries and a faster charger Apple is widely expected to unveil the iPhone 11 series on September 10th, with the three new iPhones expected to hit stores some 10 day later. As much as Apple wants to keep its next smartphone secret, we inevitably find out several details about them well before the press event and this year is no...
2019-08-22, 11:00

Apple puts 15-inch, mid-2015 MacBook Pro batteries under voluntary recall If you have a 15-inch MacBook Pro from 2015, you might be owed a battery replacement from Apple, as they've been placed under a voluntary recall. Certain 2015 MacBook Pro models have a battery issue which can cause them to overheat and potentially cause a safety risk, according to Apple. H...
2019-06-21, 03:00

Refreshed Mophie Powerstation batteries bring power, versatility, and style together Despite selling its products at a premium compared to a number of its competitors, Mophie is apparently the most successful external battery brand in the US. That's due in large part to the company's popular battery cases designed specifically for use alongside Apple's newest iPhones, as well as a s...
2019-05-30, 17:52

Apple voluntarily recalling batteries on MacBook Pro notebooks due to safety risk. What to do Apple announced a voluntary recall of certain 15-inch MacBook Pro mostly sold between between September 2015 and February 2017. Batteries may overheat.       ...
2019-06-21, 00:26

UPDATE 1-Volvo hikes FY growth outlook; picks Samsung for batteries AB Volvo on Thursday hiked its growth outlook for North America and Europe, as upbeat deliveries for trucks and construction equipment as well as continued easing of supply-chain bottlenecks helped the Swedish truckmaker top estimates....
2019-07-18, 09:13

Vape pen explodes, shattering teen’s jaw amid rising concerns over batteries Austin Adams, 17, was trying to quit smoking. So he turned to electronic cigarettes in an attempt to ease his addiction to tobacco. He found the one he wanted — a device from a company called VGOD — and asked his mother, Kailani Burton, to buy it for him. She did. Adams had been using the new device...
2019-06-20, 19:39

Apple Locking iPhone Batteries to Discourage DIY, Third-Party Repair: Reports Apple is reportedly locking down batteries with a software switch, and if users decide to replace the battery on their own, or through other means, an error message in battery health shows up....
2019-08-09, 14:00

Motorcycles, batteries and rifles: Here's a list of products that still face September tariffs The United States Trade Representative releases the lists of items that will face new tariffs in September and December, with items such as cellphones and kitchenware getting a temporary reprieve....
2019-08-13, 22:00

Truckmaker Volvo lifts market view, picks Samsung for batteries Sweden's AB Volvo raised its market forecasts for North America and Europe on Thursday, as higher trucks and construction equipment deliveries helped it to top profit estimates....
2019-07-18, 12:26

Apple locks new iPhone batteries to prevent third-party repair, report says Enlarge (credit: SOPA Images | Getty) If your new iPhone needs a new battery anytime soon, you may not want to bother replacing it yourself or heading to your local third-party shop. Thanks to a change on Apple's part, you'll be basically left with a permanent warning message if you do. iFixit rep...
2019-08-08, 21:52

Toyota using Tesla-style Panasonic batteries for China hybrids: sources Toyota Motor Corp has started using the same type of battery that Panasonic Corp designed for Tesla Inc in some of its plug-in hybrids sold in China, sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-09-13, 09:13

Apple introduces a recall program for some MacBook Pro laptops with faulty batteries The 2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. [credit: Andrew Cunningham ] Today, Apple sent out a press release and published a customer support document announcing a new voluntary recall-and-repla...
2019-06-21, 11:52

Apple recalled a limited number of older MacBook Pros due to overheating batteries If you’re the proud owner of a 15-inch MacBook Pro that you bought anywhere between September 2015 and February 2017, then you might want to check if you qualify for a free battery replacement. Apple has just recalled a limited number of older MacBook Pros, which “contain a battery that ...
2019-06-21, 13:39

Zoox CEO explains what makes the company’s self-driving cars better: four-wheel steering, big batteries, AI Zoox CEO Aicha Evans detailed the self-driving tech company's platform and vision during a keynote address at Amazon's re:MARS conference in Vegas.Read More...
2019-06-07, 05:39

Uber unveils brand new Jump electric scooters and swappable batteries for bikes Uber launched its Jump scooter rental service in October, with Xiaomi delivering the actual scooters that are one tap away if available in your city. But Uber has partnered with a different company for a second version of the Jump scooter, which will be available this month in various US markets. D...
2019-06-13, 04:26

Japan's JX Nippon Mining seeks pot of gold in high-tech chips, batteries The mining and smelting unit of giant Japanese energy-to-metals company JXTG Holdings plans to drill down into the world of consumer electronics and high-tech batteries to beef up profits while pausing on traditional, high-investment base metals projects that drain resources....
2019-07-03, 18:52

Google Play apps with 1.5 million downloads drained batteries and slowed devices Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto | Getty Images) Researchers have discovered two Google Play apps with more than 1.5 million downloads engaging in a new form of click fraud that drained batteries, slowed performance, and increased mobile data usage of infected phones. The apps—a notepad app called Idea N...
2019-08-29, 12:26

Thursday's Best Deals: Nintendo Switch Online, Trtl Travel Pillow, Anker AA Batteries, and More A Trtl Travel Pillow, 12 months of Nintendo Switch Online, and Anker Alkaline AA Batteries lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
2019-09-05, 18:13

Coast Guard issues warning on charging phone batteries after California boat fire In the wake of the deadly California dive boat fire, the Coast Guard recommends boat operators limit the unsupervised use of power strips        ...
2019-09-12, 15:26

Report: Apple Has Activated Software Locks on iPhone Batteries to Discourage Third-Party Repairs Apple has activated a “dormant software lock” that effectively kneecaps third-party replacement batteries on some newer models of iPhone, according to a report from iFixIt on Wednesday, by disabling access to battery health data unless the replacement has been installed by Apple or an authorized ser...
2019-08-08, 07:26

Morgan: 'Disrespectful' to ease up on Thailand United States forward Alex Morgan has said she is happy ignoring criticism of her team's celebrations during a record-breaking 13-0 victory over Thailand in their World Cup Group F opener on Tuesday, and that it would have been "disrespectful" not to have given their all for the full 90 minutes....
2019-06-12, 21:13

India Says It Will Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After putting the region on lockdown for two weeks, the government said schools would reopen on Monday and phone service would be gradually restored....
2019-08-16, 17:39

Oil Wavers As Oversupply Concerns Ease Oil prices wavered between gains and losses on Wednesday as concerns about oversupply were mitigated by government data showing a decline in U.S. production and crude stockpiles....
2019-06-19, 18:52

How to Ease Mosquito Bite Symptoms There are those of us roaming this Earth with the knowledge that no matter how closely we sit to the citronella candle, no matter what clothing we wear or what time of day we wander outdoors for a bit during the summer, we will get bit by mosquitos through the layer of bug spray we swear we just app...
2019-06-07, 19:00

US Chipmakers Said to Be Quietly Lobbying to Ease Huawei Ban American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the US government to ease its ban on sales to Huawei, people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
2019-06-17, 07:39

U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical government lobbying, people familiar with the situation said....
2019-06-17, 13:13

Airport amenities that ease summer travel Many of the nation’s airports introducing new amenities and services to help passengers better enjoy — or at least tolerate — their time in the terminals.       ...
2019-07-31, 20:26

Oil Extends Rebound as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices climbed, extending a Friday rebound following a long weekend for Memorial Day, with analysts weighing data showing a drop in the number of rigs drilling for oil in the U.S. and escalating U.S.-Iran tensions....
2019-05-28, 17:26

Books to Ease the Transition to Middle School In Pablo Cartaya’s ‘Each Tiny Spark,’ Carolyn Mackler’s ‘Not if I Can Help It’ and Kristin Mahoney’s ‘The 47 People You’ll Meet in Middle School,’ kids navigate the toughest crossing....
2019-08-10, 00:00

Oil Extends Gains as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices rallied for the second consecutive session, rebounding after entering a bear market earlier in the week as analysts monitored the latest signals on U.S.-Mexico trade policy and bets on lower interest rates....
2019-06-07, 18:26

Djokovic will not ease up in quest to be greatest: Becker Novak Djokovic has already established himself as one of the best ever to play the game but the Serb, who clinched his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday, will not be satisfied until he is considered the greatest of all time, Boris Becker has said....
2019-07-15, 07:13

With China a 'manipulator,' heightened pressure on Fed to ease Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, who last week cut U.S. interest rates as an insurance policy against the effects of "simmering" trade tensions, may need to buy more coverage after the United States late on Monday designated China a currency manipulator....
2019-08-06, 07:26

Ease Bedtime Struggles With a Wind-Down Period Sometimes, kids just aren’t interested in going to bed. You know they’re tired (they swear they’re not), you most certainly are tired (they sense your weakness), and you don’t want to fight this same battle yet again....
2019-09-06, 22:00

Can essential oils ease endometriosis symptoms? While typical treatment for endometriosis includes surgery, hormone therapy, and pain medications, some people also use essential oils. Learn whether they are effective here....
2019-08-22, 02:39

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progress in trade talks with China....
2019-06-10, 16:13

Storm Clouds, Not Capital Ones, Ease for Reinsurers Hurricane Dorian’s shifting path away from Florida will be a relief to reinsurers, but the man-made phenomenon of ultralow interest rates still looms....
2019-09-06, 17:39

Indian government to ease Kashmir restrictions India says it will ease the restrictions on Kashmir after New Delhi decided to revoke Kashmir's autonomy. It comes as the UN Security Council decides whether to call an emergency meeting on Kashmir at Pakistan's request....
2019-08-17, 05:26

Ease New-Parent Guilt by Thinking Differently About Time Baby years are not like regular people years. Things move fast. When my daughter was an infant, my husband and I would glance at her just about every morning and say, “Whoa, she looks different today.” This flipbook-like pace of development can make it incredibly difficult for parents to go back to ...
2019-07-18, 03:26

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. One by one, they step forward. The stress is palpable....
2019-05-28, 13:13

Japan’s Abe heads to Iran in hopes to help ease tension TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has headed to Iran on a closely watched trip, saying he hoped to help ease tension in the Middle East. Abe told reporters Wednesday that he wants to do as much as he could to secure peace and stability in the region. Tension has intensified since ...
2019-06-12, 07:52

U.S. retail sales ease fears over economy; rate cut still seen U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the economy from weak business investment....
2019-07-16, 22:13

Bayern ease past Cottbus into German Cup second round "Holders Bayern Munich eased past fourth tier club Energie Cottbus 3-1 with goals from Robert Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman and Leon Goretzka on Monday to move into the German Cup second round."...
2019-08-13, 23:52

Uptick in inflation may ease Fed's worries about slowing US growth Consumer prices for urban shoppers, an inflation benchmark that covers nearly 90% of the U.S. population, climbed more rapidly last month, a shift that may ease Federal Reserve concerns about a slowing economy....
2019-08-13, 20:39

Virtual reality experiences can help ease severe pain (Reuters Health) - Playing virtual reality games or relaxing in a virtual nature setting might help ease chronic pain, particularly when symptoms are severe, a new experiment suggests....
2019-08-14, 23:26

Portugal ease to win after ding-dong battle against Serbia "A quite bizarre Euro 2020 qualifier ended 4-2 in favour of Portugal tonight, who edged out their hosts Serbia with a fair degree of ease despite the scoreline."...
2019-09-07, 23:13

USA ease past Brazil as Australia edge France "Holders United States romped into the basketball World Cup knockout rounds with an 89-73 win over Brazil and booked a quarter-final clash with France, who were edged by Australia 100-98 in a thriller on Monday."...
2019-09-09, 19:13

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
2019-06-14, 20:39

US chipmakers are reportedly quietly lobbying to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, people familiar with the situation said....
2019-06-17, 07:13

Top EU official urges talks to ease strain between U.S., Iran The European Union's top diplomatic leader said Thursday the alliance urges talks between the United States and Iran and wishes to preserve the 2015 nuclear agreement abandoned by the Trump administration....
2019-08-30, 09:00

Wolves and Rangers both ease through in Europa League qualifying "Wolves and Rangers both progressed to the third round of Europa League qualifying on Thursday evening with wins over Crusaders and Progres Niederkorn respectively."...
2019-08-02, 18:39

Germany needs to ease rules to hit 2030 renewables target Germany needs to ease restrictions on the location and size of solar power plants and wind turbines and increase incentives if the country is to meet a target demanding it double renewable energy capacity by 2030, energy companies said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18, 18:39

U.K. clears Huawei to supply some 5G gear as U.S. prepares to ease ban Huawei appears to be making some headway toward resuming business with U.S. companies and getting its 5G gear into the hands of U.K. telecom carriers.Read More...
2019-07-15, 22:39

Ease Anxiety Around Preschool Drop-Off With a Dress Rehearsal We know what we’re supposed to do at preschool drop-off. Leave them at the door (don’t enter the classroom!), give a swift and cheery goodbye (“Have a great time! I’ll be back to pick you up in a few hours!”), and leave. Even if they’re crying, every preschool teacher will tell you, you will only ma...
2019-08-29, 17:52

U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban: sources Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical government lobbying, people familiar with the situation said....
2019-06-17, 03:13

The Latest: Oman says it’s working to ease US-Iran tensions ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Oman’s Foreign Ministry says it’s working to “ease the tensions” between Iran and the U.S. The ...
2019-05-24, 09:39

Gachet and Haase ease to Blancpain race two win at Zandvoort A pair of superb stints from Christopher Haase and Simon Gachet gave Sainteloc Racing its first Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe win of the season in the second Zandvoort race...
2019-07-15, 08:13

Saudis Plan to Ease Travel Restrictions on Women Saudi Arabia is planning this year to loosen restrictions on women’s ability to travel without a male guardian’s permission, officials and people familiar with the matter said, a rare step against the system of male domination deeply rooted in Saudi society....
2019-07-11, 15:26

India starts to ease restrictions in Kashmir after protest Residents of Kashmir can again use their landline phones after Indian authorities eased restrictions imposed as part of a lockdown earlier this month. The lockdown was put in place to avoid a violent reaction to India’s decision Aug. 5 to revoke some of the Muslim-majority region’s autonomy. C...
2019-08-18, 03:52

Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Ease Divorce Restrictions With the change approved by 82 percent of voters, the country is taking another step toward liberalizing a Constitution dominated by the teachings of the Catholic Church....
2019-05-26, 13:39

Basel beat PSV as Celtic ease into third qualifying round "Former European Cup winners PSV Eindhoven were knocked out of the Champions League in the second qualifying round after a 2-1 defeat at Basel sent the Swiss side through on away goals on Tuesday."...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Global stocks climb as currency war fears ease World stock markets inched higher on Tuesday, propelled by solid gains on Wall Street, after China's central bank stepped in to stabilize the yuan, soothing fears that a protracted trade spat between the United States and China would spill over into a currency war....
2019-08-07, 00:39

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A referendum held Friday saw 82.1% of voters supporting the change, which removes a clause requiring c...
2019-05-27, 10:13

Bayern ease past Cottbus 3-1 into German Cup second round "Holders Bayern Munich eased past fourth tier club Energie Cottbus 3-1 with goals from Robert Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman and Leon Goretzka on Monday to move into the German Cup second round."...
2019-08-12, 23:39

Inflation Expectations Ease in August, New York Fed Survey Says Amid signs overall inflation may be moving higher, inflation expectations headed the other way in August, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Survey of Consumer Expectations...
2019-09-10, 14:52

Ross Brawn: Ferrari "badly" needs Formula 1 win to ease pressure Formula 1 motorsport managing director Ross Brawn says his former Ferrari team "badly" needs a win to avoid pressure building, after "too big a gap" in the Hungarian Grand Prix...
2019-08-06, 15:52

PRECIOUS-Gold prices ease as firmer dollar weighs Gold prices fell on Tuesday as the dollar gained, making the bullion costlier for investors holding other currencies, but fears of a global economic slowdown fuelled by intensifying U.S.-China trade war kept prices near multi-year high....
2019-09-03, 04:26

European Diplomats Swing Behind French Bid to Ease U.S.-Iran Tensions European diplomats are getting behind a French initiative to provide Iran economic relief from U.S. sanctions in return for its full compliance with a multinational nuclear accord....
2019-08-31, 14:26

RBI Moves Unlikely To Ease Pain For Struggling Shadow Banks: Experts NBFC's have been battling a credit crunch since IL&FS, or Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services, collapsed in late 2018 amid fraud allegations....
2019-08-07, 17:52

Stock markets mixed, U.S. climbs as currency war fears ease World stock markets were mixed on Tuesday, with Wall Street making modest gains after China's central bank stepped in to stabilize the yuan, soothing fears a protracted trade spat between the U.S. and China would spill over into a currency war as well....
2019-08-06, 21:00

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese officials said....
2019-06-27, 22:26

Rains ease in southern Japan but landslide risks persist Heavy rains in southern Japan let up by Thursday, but authorities maintained evacuation orders for more than a million people, warning against a risk of more landslides, which have killed one person, with another missing....
2019-07-04, 05:13

NDP reveals climate plan to ease transition to green economy The measures proposed range from subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles to easier access to employment insurance for workers in industries threatened by the move away from fossil fuels....
2019-06-01, 01:52

Euro 2020 round-up: Croatia ease past Slovakia "World Cup runners-up Croatia stayed on course to qualify for Euro 2020 after a dominant display gave them a 4-0 Group E win in Slovakia while Wales kept alive their own hopes after a 2-1 home victory over Azerbaijan on Friday."...
2019-09-07, 10:13

Wallabies ease past Samoa in Rugby World Cup warm-up Australia beat Samoa 34-15 after big first half‘It was a tough one, lots of big hits’David Pocock made a successful return as the Wallabies bade farewell to Australia with a 34-15 victory over Samoa at Western Sydney Stadium on Saturday in their final match before the Rugby World Cup.Flanker Pocock,...
2019-09-07, 15:52

Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the trade row with China - but absent a deal, Washington would maintain tariffs to cut its deficit....
2019-06-09, 15:39

Airlines vow to improve bag tracking and ease travel for people with disabilities Two resolutions passed by the International Air Transport Association might make it easier to track bags and boost accessibility for people with disabilities....
2019-06-09, 16:39

James can ease Wales scoring burden on Bale, says Giggs "Wales manager Ryan Giggs is not surprised by Daniel James\u0027s promising start at Manchester United and expects the winger to help ease the pressure on Gareth Bale in the national team set-up."...
2019-09-05, 23:26

YouTube Music now lets you switch between audio and video with ease YouTube Music got a nifty new feature this week for its Premium subscribers, allowing you to switch seamlessly between audio and video playback without interrupting the flow of a song.YouTube announced the feature in a blog post on July 18, running users through the change - available for Premium su...
2019-07-19, 10:52

India to Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After Protests, and Economy, Slow India said it would begin to relax restrictions on residents in the disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir after initiating curbs last week in a bid to prevent unrest....
2019-08-16, 16:26

China promises to ease foreign access to gas, call centers BEIJING (AP) — China promised Sunday to allow more foreign ownership of gas pipelines, call centers and some other businesses in the latest of a series of market-opening measures. The Communist Party has announced a series of tariff cuts and market-opening steps over the past 18 months aimed at maki...
2019-06-30, 13:00

Trump appears more at ease with strongmen than democratic leaders at G-20 summit Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the summit in Japan and appeared to make light of Moscow’s election interference....
2019-06-29, 07:26

Huawei boss is willing to license 5G tech to ease spying fears Huawei's CEO Ren Zhengfei said the company is willing to help boost a western rival in the global 5G race as a way to ease tensions with the West. In a recent interview, Ren told The Economist Huawei would give another company "perpetual access" to i......
2019-09-12, 17:52

S&P edges lower as Apple weighs, trade tensions ease The S&P 500 ended the day down slightly on Friday but less than 1% below its all-time high as a drop in Apple stock countered cooling U.S.-China trade tensions....
2019-09-14, 08:52

New York buildings need address signs to ease pedestrian pain Dear John: Why can’t a city ordinance be passed requiring all buildings to clearly display their addresses to relieve drivers and pedestrians of the great frustrations we all suffer trying to locate a particular site in the city? Over the years I’ve sent a number of letters about this problem to the...
2019-08-26, 04:00

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the world's key shipping routes....
2019-06-14, 04:39

Express yourself! How the breast-pump revolution could ease maternal stress As hi-tech pumps enter the market, it’s hoped the hassle and difficulty of feeding a small baby will soon be consigned to the pastMost women who have ever had to express breast milk will recognise the facial expressions of the comedian Amy Schumer in the pictures she has put up on her Instagram acco...
2019-06-13, 14:00

FOCUS-U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban -sources Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical government lobbying, people familiar with the situation said....
2019-06-17, 03:00

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington....
2019-06-12, 13:26

The Latest: Iran urges regional dialogue to ease tensions Iran’s U.N. Mission is calling for an urgent dialogue among all countries in the Persian Gulf region to ease tensions following attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz...
2019-06-14, 03:00

Intel, Qualcomm, and Xilinx quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant.Read More...
2019-06-18, 07:52

Trump bid to ease efficiency rules would hike fuel costs, CR says A Consumer Reports analysis counters the administration’s assertions that its plan would reduce traffic fatalities and boost highway safety, and argues the proposal would increase costs for drivers....
2019-08-07, 17:52

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions 'in due course' Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump last month to show flexibility in dealings with North Korea and ease sanctions on the country "in due course," China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
2019-07-12, 22:52

WRAPUP 3-U.S. retail sales ease fears over economy; rate cut still seen U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the economy from weak business investment....
2019-07-16, 20:13

Trump Administration to Announce Farm Aid to Ease Pain of Trade War The Trump administration is preparing to announce a substantial aid package for farmers as early as Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China...
2019-05-23, 15:13

Mississippi senator asks Trump for pumps to ease flooding JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi’s U.S. senators wants President Donald Trump to order temporary pumps to remove floodwaters from part of the state that’s been underwater for four months. U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith made the request Wednesday in a letter to Trump, noting the feder...
2019-06-13, 04:39

76 Dead In Flood-Hit Kerala, Rain Predicted To Ease Up: 10 Points After days of downpour and landslides, the intensity of rain is likely to reduce in Kerala today if the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predictions hold true. For the first time in days, no red......
2019-08-12, 12:39

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, British finance minister Philip Hammond said....
2019-06-17, 18:13

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of people allowed to carry weapons in public....
2019-06-19, 03:26

Resilient U.S. Growth Propels Stocks as Trade Fears Ease Investors are piling back into stocks and unwinding massive bets on haven assets, illustrating renewed faith that a resilient U.S. consumer can continue powering economic growth....
2019-09-15, 16:00

Oil firms as U.S. supply concerns ease but Iran tension lingers Oil prices rose on Tuesday as a resumption of output in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply due to shale oil countered tensions in the Middle East....
2019-07-16, 12:52

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the full Senate as soon as next week....
2019-06-19, 20:13

Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease, Iran tension unresolved Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of output in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply due to shale oil countered tensions in the Middle East....
2019-07-16, 11:52

Oil prices hold steady on hopes trade tensions could ease Crude oil prices held mostly steady on Tuesday on optimism that U.S.-China trade tensions would ease and on hopes that major economies would enact stimulus measures to counter a possible global economic slowdown that could affect oil demand....
2019-08-20, 07:00

Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease but Iran tensions loom Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of production in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply from shale oil countered tensions in the Middle East....
2019-07-16, 17:26

UN votes to ease arms embargo on Central African Republic The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to ease the arms embargo on the Central African Republic’s government following its signing of a peace agreement with 14 armed groups in February and its progress in reforming its security sector...
2019-09-13, 03:26

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC proposes rule changes to ease company disclosure compliance The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday proposed changing the rules governing how publicly-traded companies disclose business, legal, and risk factors in regulatory filings in a bid to ease their compliance burden....
2019-08-09, 03:52

Ethiopian premier visits Sudan, trying to ease deadly crisis KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is in Sudan to mediate between the ruling military and the country’s protest leaders amid an army crackdown that has killed over 100 people this week. Ahmed was met by Sudanese generals who in April ousted longtime autocrat Omar al-Bas...
2019-06-07, 12:26

Oil prices ease as trade disputes outweigh supply concerns Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on demand concerns following the latest signs the U.S.-China trade war is dragging on the global economy, although the potential for conflicts in the Middle East offered support....
2019-07-09, 10:39

How an Obama Fed appointee is scuttling Wall Street's bid to ease rules As a U.S. Federal Reserve governor, Lael Brainard gets only one vote on proposals that come before the central bank's board. Over the past year, she has used it to combat the Trump administration's efforts to ease rules for Wall Street....
2019-06-14, 13:52

Trump Seeks to Ease Trade Tensions With China, G-7 Leaders President Trump sought to dial down trade tensions with China and said he was open to meeting with Iran’s president, as he struck a more conciliatory note on the final day of the Group of Seven summit....
2019-08-26, 19:13

‘Tent courts’ set up at border towns to ease strain on immigration cases The Trump administration has quietly started implementing its latest measure aimed at easing the strain of immigration courts tasked with a growing backlog of asylum cases at the southern border....
2019-09-14, 12:39

Asian shares ease as Trump rekindles Sino-U.S. trade tensions Asian shares pulled back on Friday as worries over renewed Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on sentiment ahead of the release of June trade data from China, though expectations of a Federal Reserve rate cut later this month kept losses in check....
2019-07-12, 05:00

JGB yields rise as policy hopes ease global recession fears Japanese government bond yields edged up on Monday, moving further away from three-year lows hit late last week, as hopes of fresh stimulus measures from major economies soothed some of the recent global recessionary fears that crept up among investors....
2019-08-19, 09:39

UPDATE 1-Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the trade row with China - but absent a deal, Washington would maintain tariffs to cut its deficit....
2019-06-09, 15:52

Mnuchin: Trump could ease restrictions on Huawei if trade talks advance US treasury secretary says that without a deal, Washington will maintain tariffs to cut its deficitUS treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday Donald Trump might ease US restrictions on Huawei if there is progress in the trade row with China – but without a deal, Washington will maintain tar...
2019-06-09, 17:13

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigration and avoid punitive tariffs on all Mexican exports to the U.S. Announcements...
2019-06-03, 10:26

GRAINS-Wheat jumps nearly 1%, gains checked as U.S. crop fears ease U.S. wheat futures rose nearly 1% on Thursday to rebound from a near one-week low, though gains were checked amid easing concerns about the state of the North American crops....
2019-06-06, 07:52

Dominican authorities announce new safety measures to ease tourists' fears The Dominican Republic's Ministry of Tourism is rolling out new safety measures in an effort to calm the fears of Americans traveling to the Caribbean island, according to the ministry's chief of staff Pablo Espinal....
2019-07-18, 20:39

Vodafone UK appeals move to ease price caps on BT business lines Vodafone UK is seeking to overturn a move by regulator Ofcom to relax restrictions on how much BT can charge for business fiber connections, saying it will result in higher bills for companies, universities and hospitals....
2019-08-29, 20:39

Lloyd, US women ease past Portugal in front of record crowd Carli Lloyd had a goal and an assist in front of her hometown fans, and the U.S. women's national team continued its post-World Cup victory tour with a 4-0 win over Portugal in front of a record crowd on Thursday night....
2019-08-31, 02:00

U.K. Seeks to Ease Tensions in Persian Gulf After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker (Bloomberg) — The U.K. sought to lower tensions after Iran seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, an incident that increased friction in one of the world’s critical energy chokepoints. The U.K. demanded the immediate release of the Stena Impero and on Saturday sum...
2019-07-21, 19:26

Bury bodies along UK's motorway to ease burial crisis, expert suggests New approaches to disposing of the dead needed as graveyards and crematoria are almost fullFrom burials in pyramids to scattering ashes and even plastination, there has been no shortage of ideas about how to deal with human corpses.But with graveyards and crematoria almost full in Britain, the conun...
2019-07-05, 08:39

Trade Tensions Ease as China Drops Some Pork and Soybean Tariffs Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
2019-09-13, 19:39

India plans to ease Kashmir curbs for Friday prayers: media Authorities plan to relax curbs in India's Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir to allow people to offer Friday prayers, media said, as a five-day lockdown damped protests over the withdrawal of the Himalayan region's special status....
2019-08-09, 12:00

China Drops Some U.S. Pork and Soybean Tariffs as Trade Tensions Ease Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
2019-09-13, 14:00

FDIC Plan Would Ease Requirement for Banks Selling Mortgage Securities The regulator proposed easing a hurdle for banks to sell pools of home-mortgage obligations, as part of an effort to spur competition in a market dominated by government-backed entities such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
2019-07-16, 22:52

METALS-Copper prices ease amid global economic uncertainties London copper prices edged down on Wednesday, as the lack of any clear moves to resolve the protracted U.S.-China trade conflict weighed on the demand outlook for the red metal....
2019-08-28, 06:26

Trump offers to help ease tension in Japan-South Korea dispute U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered to help ease tensions in the political and economic dispute between Japan and South Korea, which threatens global supplies of memory chips and smartphones....
2019-07-20, 04:26

New storm water infrastructure to ease flood risk on Saskatoon properties The flood control strategy involves building new storm water infrastructure to improve Saskatoon’s capacity to manage increasingly extreme weather events....
2019-05-25, 01:26

Ease stress, headaches and anxiety with these at-home reflexology pressure points From easing stubborn neck pain to giving a mini liver detox boost, celebrity reflexologist Gemma Ireland says these at-home self-care acupressure tips may be able to help...
2019-08-20, 13:39

Central U.S. faces high risk of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, as Tulsa's mayor warned that the decades-old levee system in his city would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
2019-05-31, 01:39

Employers create new benefits for younger workers to ease their financial stresses Employers and their financial-company partners are focusing on student loan forgiveness, and other financial issues that can stress younger workers.        ...
2019-05-26, 18:26

Oil prices ease as traders weigh Middle East tensions, demand Oil prices inched lower on Tuesday as the International Energy Agency (IEA) said it would act quickly if needed to keep the market supplied amid tensions in the Middle East and traders eyed a weaker demand outlook....
2019-07-23, 04:01

Google invests $1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquarters Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and rehabilitate other housing over the next decade....
2019-06-18, 22:26

Tucked away in this retirement bill is a provision to ease college students' tax burdens Tucked away in the retirement bill is a provision that would lighten the tax load on Gold Star families and recipients of taxable scholarships. Here's what you should know....
2019-05-31, 21:39

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher as trade worries ease U.S. stocks rose at the open on Friday, a day after a sharp sell off, as sentiment was buoyed by comments from President Donald Trump predicting a swift end to the protracted trade dispute with China....
2019-05-24, 17:00

Tesla shares jump as record deliveries ease demand concerns Shares of Tesla Inc jumped 8% on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk made good on his promise of delivering record number of electric cars in the second quarter, quelling fears about demand for its sedans and SUVs....
2019-07-03, 15:26

Food shortages ease, but isolated Kashmiris fear curfews and crackdowns Under a government-imposed data blackout, India’s Muslim-majority state cannot tell the world what is happening.People in Indian-administered Kashmir who had faced spending the Eid religious holiday under curfew, with food shortages in locked-down urban areas, were on Saturday reportedly busy buying...
2019-08-11, 03:26

U.S. House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
2019-07-17, 01:39

Rains ease, but record flood threats remain for parts of U.S. South Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Thursday as swollen rivers continued to rise, although the threat of rain was expected to ease by the afternoon, officials said....
2019-05-30, 14:13

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old levee system would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
2019-05-30, 19:26

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
2019-07-17, 00:52

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo, Algeria ease through Madagascar's fairy-tale tournament continued in dramatic fashion against the DR Congo. Elsewhere, Riyadh Mahrez was on target as Algeria eased past Guinea and will face Mali or Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals....
2019-07-08, 03:13

Airport amenities to ease summer travel: Free movies, food delivery and more Many of the nation’s airports introducing new amenities and services to help passengers better enjoy — or at least tolerate — their time in the terminals.       ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Man City 6 Kitchee 1: Champions ease to victory amid Hong Kong protests Manchester City eased to a 6-1 victory over Kitchee FC in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with the pre-season friendly marked by protests concering the ongoing political unrest in the region....
2019-07-24, 17:39

Cameron Boyce's Father Says Fans Are Helping ''Ease the Pain'' of Son's ''Nightmare'' Death It's been a couple of days since Hollywood lost a rising star, Cameron Boyce, and his parents are opening up about their devastating loss. Victor Boyce, the Disney Channel star's......
2019-07-09, 00:26

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi extends gains, other markets ease ahead of earnings Saudi Arabia's stock market rose for a sixth day with banks leading the rally on the back of a positive earnings outlook, while most other Gulf bourses fell back as investors await corporate results. In Saudi Arabia the Tadawul main index rose 0.3%, continuing its winning streak for the sixth st...
2019-07-15, 17:13

Toyota, Subaru rate highest in child restraint hardware ease-of-use, IIHS says Toyota and Subaru each had seven models assigned the best IIHS rating for LATCH accessibility for 2019, while Honda had four. Only one Detroit 3 vehicle, the Jeep Cherokee, earned the top rating....
2019-06-06, 08:26

Brexit recession fears ease as UK returns to growth in July - business live UK economy didn’t post any growth in the last quarter, but GDP did pick up in JulyExperts: UK should avoid recessionBreaking: UK GDP rose by 0.3% in JulyBut economy stagnated over the last quarterPound shakes off lossesIntroduction: Why July’s GDP report matters 10.37am BST PwC chief economist John ...
2019-09-09, 12:00

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P ends lower as Apple weighs, trade tensions ease The S&P 500 ended the day down slightly but less than 1% below its all-time high as a drop in Apple stock countered easing U.S.-China trade tensions....
2019-09-14, 01:39

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on sanctions imposed on the country. ...
2019-06-13, 20:52

Xi Jinping Urged Donald Trump To Ease North Korea Sanctions, Says China Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
2019-07-12, 12:13

Asian shares nudge higher on stimulus hopes, recession fears ease Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing money from safe-havens such as bonds and gold....
2019-08-20, 04:13

Iran to develop nuclear centrifuges as US dismisses French plan to ease tension Hassan Rouhani confirmed Iran would be taking step away from 2015 deal after US envoy questioned existence of French proposalThe US state department has shrugged off a French initiative aimed at defusing tensions with Iran, and stepped up economic pressure once more, offering a reward for informatio...
2019-09-05, 05:26

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bringing the busiest parts of the city to a standstill and drawing the largest crowds seen here since pro-democracy demonstrations paralyzed its center fo...
2019-06-09, 20:39

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as technology shares rise, slowdown worries ease Canada's main stock index rose at open on Friday, helped by gains in technology stocks, as expectations of further stimulus from central banks globally offset concerns of a global economic slowdown....
2019-08-16, 16:00

Mike Pompeo makes diplomatic phone call to ease tensions with Denmark over Greenland A dispute between U.S. President Donald Trump and Denmark, over the latter's refusal to sell Greenland, was softened some by a phone call from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
2019-08-22, 19:39

UN Security Council discusses Kashmir, China urges India and Pakistan to ease tensions The Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Indian and Pakistani-administered Kashmir on Friday, addressing the issue directly within the UN body dedicated to resolving matters of international peace and security, for the first time since 1965. ...
2019-08-17, 02:26

Trump administration considers boost to biofuel mandates to ease farmer anger: sources The Trump administration is considering ramping up biofuel blending quotas in the coming years to assuage anger in the Farm Belt over its recent broad use of waivers for small refineries, but is not planning to rescind any of the exemptions it has granted so far, four sources familiar with the matte...
2019-08-24, 01:13

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares ease as Trump rekindles Sino-U.S. trade tensions Asian shares pulled back on Friday as worries over renewed Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on sentiment ahead of the release of June trade data from China, though expectations of a Federal Reserve rate cut later this month kept losses in check....
2019-07-12, 03:52

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
2019-06-08, 15:00

Sovereign bond yields rise as trade war and Brexit fears ease – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsBond yields are bouncing back as prices start to fallInvestors less worried about trade wars and Brexit......and may have driven prices unsustainably high 8.15am BST Here’s Mohamed El-Erian of Allianz on the latest bond moves:That’s quite a s...
2019-09-11, 09:26

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed rebels in Yemen fired a missile at Saudi airport....
2019-06-12, 16:26

Footage of porous US-Mexico border purportedly shows armed coyote smuggling dozens with ease Footage filmed at a porous section of the U.S. border with Mexico purports to show scores of migrants paying off an armed smuggler – known as a coyote – to come into the U.S., highlighting not only the ease of entry but the flourishing business of the smuggling industry....
2019-06-12, 21:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares nudge higher on stimulus hopes, recession fears ease Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing money from safe-havens such as bonds and gold....
2019-08-20, 03:52

CEE MARKETS-Forint leads currencies higher in relief rally as no-deal Brexit fears ease Central European currencies and shares rebounded on Wednesday in line with a broad European relief rally on markets as political developments in Italy and Britain have eased investors' fears. The Hungarian forint jumped half a percent versus the euro, firming past 330 and away from a record low ...
2019-09-04, 11:52

Nikkei gains as trade tensions ease; Apple suppliers, chip-related shares outperform Japan's Nikkei rose for a third straight day on Tuesday as investors tiptoed back into equities amid signs of a slight easing of trade tensions between the United States and China....
2019-08-20, 11:52

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator once again described “the latest horror facing civilians”, pleading for greater humanitarian access....
2019-06-27, 19:13

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests in the South American country and competing claims...
2019-05-21, 20:00

Sri Lankan authorities must work ‘vigorously’ to ease simmering ethno-religious tensions, urges UN rights expert A United Nations human rights expert warned on Monday that Sri Lankan authorities must take urgent action to strengthen respect for freedom of religion or belief and address simmering ethno-religious tensions. ...
2019-08-27, 07:52

Toy giant Hasbro might be getting into gangsta rap Is Hasbro really getting into gangsta rap? That’s the question on Wall Street, as the toy giant that owns My Little Pony and Mr. Potato Head disclosed on Monday a surprise, incidental acquisition of Death Row Records. Death Row — which was founded in 1991 by Suge Knight, Dr. Dre and The D.O.C.— was ...
2019-08-27, 16:52

T. rex had a giant air conditioner in its noggin To keep cool, Tyrannosaurus rex, one of the largest carnivores to ever roam the planet, deployed an air-conditioning-like system of blood vessels inside its head....
2019-09-06, 22:52

A giant upset, must-see KOs and the top moments of '19 -- so far It's halfway through an eventful year in boxing. There have been unforgettable moments, big fights, action-packed bouts, great knockouts -- and plenty more is on the way....
2019-07-09, 00:26

A Giant Bet Against Natural Gas Is Blowing Up Hedge funds and other money managers in August built up a big bet that natural gas prices would decline—their most bearish position in the futures market in over a decade—only to have prices shoot up 25%....
2019-09-10, 20:26

Ireland votes to ease divorce laws, back united Ireland Exit polls have indicated a large majority in favor of easing restrictions on divorce, more than 20 years after it was first permitted. There was also a majority for a united Ireland....
2019-05-26, 16:13

Spend a few nights in this giant avocado Foodies will love Booking.com’s latest unique accommodation from a land down under. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
2019-07-23, 15:26

Betting giant GVC's shareholders revolt over pay Ladbrokes and Coral owner GVC has suffered a shareholder revolt over pay despite its boss agreeing to a £150,000 salary cut in an attempt to calm investor anger....
2019-06-06, 00:13

Giant mechs are destroying 'Fortnite' Every new Fortnite season is met with high anticipation -- players know they'll get fresh skins, crazy emotes, new weapons and a different world to explore. When Season X kicked off last week, Epic Games delivered on that promise, bringing back some......
2019-08-06, 18:52

The Loch Ness monster is probably just a giant eel Itadakimasu, and bring on the sushi! Researchers now believe that the mythic monster Loch Ness may not be a prehistoric vestige, but giant, meaty, delicious eels. Scientists from New Zealand ventured to the UK and confirmed once and for all the origins of the fabled creature, ruling out the possibil...
2019-09-05, 22:13

Before 1st Day of School, a Quiz on How to Use Your Giant Schoolbag As students all over the world begin new school terms, German pupils’ experiences are rooted in special rites and a philosophy that teaches independence....
2019-09-08, 23:13

There's More Than One Way to Train for a Giant Human Pyramid A woman in Mumbai excels at kabaddi, a team sport similar to tag, along with strength and cardio training to help her team in pyramid competitions called Dahi Handi....
2019-08-04, 15:39

Merger Would Create New Aerospace Giant After deciding to exit escalators and air conditioners, United Technologies is doubling down on the aerospace market with an all-stock deal to merge with defense contractor Raytheon....
2019-06-10, 01:26

One giant flub for the Daily News That’s one giant blooper for the Daily News. Describing the moon shot that started 50 years ago, the Daily Snooze Tuesday tweeted: “Four Days later, John Glenn would step onto the only other planet we’ve ever walked on uttering the famous, ‘one small step for a man, one giant step for mankind.’ ” “I...
2019-07-17, 05:00

Uri Geller shows off giant spoon Uri Geller, the illusionist known for his spoon-bending stunts, unveils an 11 ton spoon in Jaffa, Tel Aviv, next to the site where he plans to open his museum next year. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-23, 15:13

CVC revs up £1.2bn sale of warranty giant D&G The former owner of Formula One motor racing is revving up a fresh attempt to offload Domestic & General (D&G), the warranty giant which insures millions of Britons' household appliances....
2019-05-24, 20:39

China Has an Ecommerce Giant You’ve Never Heard Of Pinduoduo draws shoppers outside China's big cities with low-priced goods. It trails only Alibaba in number of users, and has a larger market cap than eBay....
2019-09-09, 17:13

New Giant can’t wait to sack a QB: ‘Haven’t hit one in a while’ Markus Golden will not put a number on it. But he just wants the feeling of a quarterback sack again — and soon. The new Giants outside linebacker would not say how many sacks would make a successful year for him, though his coaching staff has high hopes. Golden is three years removed from racking.....
2019-08-04, 09:39

Holy shit, look at this giant shark Sharks don’t have to be big to be scary, but it doesn’t hurt. Jaws, best known for being the main character of Jaws, freaked people out because it was both mad for human blood and extremely big. Baby Shark, the youngest member of the family from that kid’s song, is not frightening because it is, as ...
2019-08-02, 21:39

A Giant Laid Low by Too Many Blows to the Head “Some days I feel like a young man, and some days not,” Ryan Miller said. What it’s like to visit a former football player trying to recover from head trauma....
2019-05-21, 23:13

Uranium Giant Cameco Can't Catch a Break Jitters over a nuclear accident in Russia, while they won’t affect civilian nuclear demand, are the latest in a cascade of negative sentiment for the Canadian company....
2019-08-13, 16:26

Loch Ness monster might actually just be a giant eel, scientists say A group of international scientists have analyzed the biodiversity of Loch Ness and have a new theory about what might be below the murky waters        ...
2019-09-06, 05:52

Should You Buy Charmin's Giant Toilet Paper Roll? Someone, somewhere, needs the “forever roll” of toilet paper from Charmin. It has a sort of “Lucky Charms but just the marshmallows” appeal, especially if you’re the type who frequently runs out of TP. But at the Lifehacker office we tried to justify existence, and instead we found so many reasons t...
2019-05-24, 21:39

Loch Ness Monster may have been giant eel, scientist says Sightings of Scotland's famed Loch Ness Monster could be chalked up to a giant eel lurking in the depths of the Highland lake, a New Zealand scientist said Thursday....
2019-09-06, 19:13

The U.S. government has gone after Huawei. Why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Just a few years ago, Huawei was ascendant in the United States, with executives spinning up plans to be “a leading smartphone brand.” That has largely come true — just not in America....
2019-05-23, 05:52

Los Angeles is now ‘giant trash receptacle,’ says columnist A swath of Los Angeles has devolved into a wasteland with rats scurrying among piles of decaying garbage and squalid tent cities, according to a series of stomach-churning photos that the Los Angeles Times says depict the “collapse of a city that’s lost control.” “The city of Los Angeles has become ...
2019-06-03, 09:13

The BMW iNext Is Also Jumping on the Giant Screen Bandwagon Big-ass screens, it seems, are how automakes have collectively decided best convey the aesthetic of the future. Mercedes’ new MBUX system is one giant screen. Honda’s Retro EV concept has a huge screen. The new Ford Explorer and Subaru Legacy both have massive screens. And now you can add the upcomi...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Terrifying Preview Of 'The Big One', Giant Quake That May Hit California If you live in California, you may have to answer that question in your lifetime. Los Angeles has a 31% chance within the next 30 years of experiencing a magnitude-7.5 earthquake, according to the......
2019-08-19, 11:13

Warranty giant shelves £1bn sale or float One of the UK’s biggest insurers of home appliances has shelved plans for a sale or flotation valuing it at more than £1bn amid a lukewarm response from public and private market investors....
2019-06-18, 11:52

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer Seeking an edge in the increasingly competitive market for cancer drugs, one of the industry’s largest companies is taking a bold but risky approach: targeting the early stages of the disease....
2019-05-27, 16:52

UFO? Giant mirrored vessel soars across Massachusetts American artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken has unleashed a 100-foot-tall, mirrored hot air balloon that will fly across Massachusetts until July 28. As the silver behemoth catches air currents on its westward voyage, its surface will reflect everything in its path as it touches down along the way, fr...
2019-07-22, 19:39

E-Cig Giant Juul Is Considering Opening Its Own Vape Shops Vape giant Juul is looking into opening its own vape shops, according to reports, and may already be exploring ways to squash arguments that doing so would grant greater access to its products to teens amid intense scrutiny from the Food and Drug Administration.Read more......
2019-06-02, 01:39

Scotland's Loch Ness monster 'could be giant eel' An international team of scientists have extracted DNA from the icy waters of the loch. They concluded that the legendary monster could in fact be a giant eel ... or just a bunch of small ones ......
2019-09-06, 04:39

One giant ... lie? Why so many people still think the moon landings were faked It all started with a man called Bill Kaysing and his pamphlet about ‘America’s $30bn swindle’ ...It took 400,000 Nasa employees and contractors to put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon in 1969 – but only one man to spread the idea that it was all a hoax. His name was Bill Kaysing. It began...
2019-07-10, 07:26

Loch Ness monster could be a giant eel, say scientists Otago University researchers confirm the loch contains no monster – or dinosaur – DNAThe Loch Ness monster could be a giant eel, according to a fishy new theory that will keep Highland tourists guessing.In one of the biggest DNA studies of its kind, a team of scientists from New Zealand’s Otago Univ...
2019-09-05, 20:39

Loch Ness monster might be giant eel, scientists say Scientists who studied DNA from the waters of Scotland's Loch Ness say they've found no evidence of its famous monster, but concluded that sightings of what is believed to be Nessie could actually be a giant eel....
2019-09-05, 17:00

Loch Ness monster might just be a giant eel, say scientists Scotland's fabled Loch Ness monster could possibly be a giant eel, scientists said on Thursday after an intensive analysis of traces of DNA in the Loch's icy waters....
2019-09-05, 17:00

The sun sets on Giant Days with this exclusive As Time Goes By first look For the past 4 years, Boom! Studios’ Giant Days has consistently been one of the very best comics published every single month. The tale of three young British women during their three years at university, Giant Days tells heartfelt, hilarious stories about everyday struggles, amplified to new level...
2019-07-02, 20:13

Hawaiians protest giant telescope build Demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope. Scientists hope the telescope will help answer questions about the universe, but some Native Hawaiians consider the land holy. (July 15)        ...
2019-07-16, 02:26

Giant reflective balloon travels across New England American artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken has unleashed a 100-foot-tall, mirrored hot air balloon that will fly across Massachusetts until July 28. As the silver behemoth catches air currents on its westward voyage, its surface will reflect everything in its path as it touches down along the way, fr...
2019-08-12, 18:00

Loch Ness Monster Could Be A Giant Eel, Says New Study Is the Loch Ness monster a shark? A giant catfish? A sturgeon? No, it's a giant eel! Or at least it could be, according to a study published on Thursday....
2019-09-05, 21:26

For 50 Years Since Apollo 11, Presidents Have Tried to Take That Next Giant Leap President Trump is only the latest to propose returning to the moon and then heading to Mars. But he faces the burdens of history to accomplish what his predecessors could not....
2019-07-20, 01:39

Lloyds in £140m settlement with funds giant Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen to settle a legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
2019-07-24, 19:26

Zoo celebrates birth of its first giant panda cubs Berlin Zoo has said it is "so happy" and "speechless" as it celebrated the arrival of two giant panda cubs, the first such birth of the rare mammals in Germany....
2019-09-02, 13:26

A Signal in Giant Earthquakes That Could Save Lives The full power of the biggest temblors could be determined in as little as 10 to 15 seconds after they begin, a new study finds, and long before it ends....
2019-05-29, 21:13

You can stay in a giant avocado camper for $70 a night Holy guacamole! You can finally live in an avocado. A new “Avo-Condo,” aka an avocado-shaped camper, is available on Booking.com for the equivalent of only $70 USD per night. Located in Campbell’s Cove Lookout in Sydney, Australia, this “once in a lifetime opportunity” is unfortunately only availabl...
2019-07-24, 20:01

Ad Giant WPP to Sell Kantar Stake to Bain WPP has agreed to sell a 60% stake in its Kantar market-research unit to Bain Capital Private Equity, raising about $3.1 billion in the advertising giant’s biggest move yet to refocus its portfolio....
2019-07-12, 19:52

Steel Giant ArcelorMittal Swings to Loss ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker, swung to a loss in the second quarter and said it plans to sell about $2 billion in assets, adding that it expects the beleaguered industry to suffer a fall demand in Europe and the U.S....
2019-08-01, 12:39

'.Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighbourhood Monday after the Internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
2019-05-21, 16:13

Giant hail hammers Munich 'like gunshots' Witnesses in Munich reported chunks of ice the size of tennis balls hailing on the Bavarian city, breaking car windows and damaging houses. Other parts of Germany were also hit by storms....
2019-06-11, 08:26

UK chemical giant Ineos to buy £1.6bn Saudi stake The petrochemical company founded by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe has said it will buy a £1.6bn ($2bn) stake in a plant complex in Saudi Arabia....
2019-06-03, 19:13

Telecom Giant Pushes Into Dangerous Areas Working in some of the world’s most dangerous countries has made South African telecom MTN bigger by some measures than U.S. counterparts, but it also has exposed the risks of working with budget-strapped governments....
2019-08-11, 05:00

US giant Brink's plots £1bn raid on G4S cash arm A US-based cash-handling giant is plotting a £1bn-plus takeover of a division of G4S, the FTSE-250 support services group that is the world's biggest security company....
2019-09-06, 20:00

We're Throwing Another Giant All-Day Party for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and You Should Come Three years ago, we packed some 200 people into Jalopnik’s New York headquarters during the 24 Hours of Le Mans. We fed them booze and french toast. We played video games. We did car trivia. We started a puzzle we didn’t finish. We gave away prizes. We watched Toyota’s last-minute heartbreak with ou...
2019-05-23, 18:52

The Giant Emblem Grille on the Toyota Hilux GR Sport Is Just the Best Who doesn’t love a big “TOYOTA” emblem in the middle of a truck grille? Right–nobody. Which is why we’re all about to haul down to South Africa to drop $50,000 on a Hilux GR Sport. I mean, not really, but this is a pretty sharp-looking rig....
2019-07-10, 02:26

Ferdinand Piech, who transformed VW into global giant, dies at 82 The grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, who founded the maker of the 911 sports car, Ferdinand Piech became VW CEO in 1993 amid losses, quality problems and high costs. He gained a cult following by steering a turnaround that eventually made Volkswagen a global giant with the purchase of Bentley, Bugatti...
2019-08-26, 23:26

U.S. Air Force Draws Giant Dick in the Sky, Claims It Was an Accident Yet again, U.S. armed forces have managed to trace the vague outline of a phallus in the clouds. This sky dong, which the Air Force contends was purely accidental, required a half dozen planes to complete.Read more......
2019-05-30, 23:39

Turns out every children's TV show character is a goddamn giant Fools that we are, it’s long been assumed that cartoon characters meant to look like children are at least roughly child-sized. In order to hold onto a sense of reality, our brains automatically parse the Rugrats babies as being as small as real babies; Dora The Explorer as the height of a little gi...
2019-06-20, 06:52

When A Giant Spider Hijacked A Live TV Interview. Watch A 'giant' spider recently hijacked a live interview on BBC News. On Friday, several viewers were astonished to see an eight-legged creature on their television screens when Glasgow City Councillor......
2019-08-26, 06:52

Rare giant white manta ray spotted in Indonesia This majestic creature is extremely rare because albinism for marine mammals presents several life-threatening challenges.       ...
2019-06-11, 17:52

New doc shows Beto admitting he's a 'giant a**hole' to his staff HBO will feature a documentary Tuesday night that features former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, expressing gratitude to his 2018 senatorial campaign staff for dealing with him as he sometimes acted like a "giant a**hole."...
2019-05-28, 22:39

Jakarta’s Giant Seawall Is Useless if the City Keeps Sinking If Indonesia's capital can’t find a way to hydrate its people without overexploiting groundwater, it’ll keep sinking, pulling that new seawall down with it....
2019-07-31, 19:39

One giant leap for Indian cinema: how Bollywood embraced sci-fi As the country seeks to establish itself as a space power, audiences are developing an appetite for the extraterrestrial on the big screenIn 2014, India sent the Mars Orbiter Mission into space, and became the first country to send a satellite to orbit the planet at its first attempt – putting its m...
2019-08-13, 18:00

Hal Prince, Giant of Broadway and Reaper of Tonys, Dies at 91 Mr. Prince helped bring to life a stunning lineup of shows: “Cabaret,” “Sweeney Todd,” and Broadway’s longest-running spectacle, “The Phantom of the Opera.”...
2019-08-04, 01:00

Rare giant panda twins born at Belgian zoo Giant panda twins born at a zoo in Belgium on Thursday face a precarious first few days but the "extremely rare" birth still bodes well for the vulnerable species, the Pairi Daiza zoo announced on Friday....
2019-08-10, 03:52

‘Fortnite’ season 10 adds giant two-person mechs Fortnite's Season X Battle Pass is here, and it's bringing quite a few perks and toys for players. The most interesting new weapon is the B.R.U.T.E. mech suit. It's a two person vehicle, with one player controlling movement and the other firepower, t......
2019-08-01, 15:52

Stunning footage shows giant manta ray ask snorkeler for help A giant manta ray was recorded appearing to seek help from a snorkeler in Australia to remove metal hooks from her face. Stunning footage showed the 10-foot sea creature attempt to get the attention of the snorkeling instructor, Jake Wilton, in Ningaloo Coast reef near Western Australia, NBC News re...
2019-07-13, 14:00

Sports of The Times: A Giant Laid Low by Too Many Blows to the Head “Some days I feel like a young man, and some days not,” Ryan Miller said. What it’s like to visit a former football player trying to recover from head trauma....
2019-05-21, 22:52

Luvdisc Have Giant Orgies That Turn The Ocean Pink Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Luvdisc!...
2019-07-13, 18:52

Tiger Woods: Ever the Grinder and Perhaps a ‘Sleeping Giant’ at the U.S. Open Woods is certainly not the dominant 2000 model, yet as he headed into the weekend nine strokes back, a competitor called him “a little bit of a sleeping giant.”...
2019-06-15, 10:52

US health giant Centene takes $50m Babylon stake One of America's largest healthcare companies is investing tens of millions of pounds in Babylon Healthcare, the British technology start-up behind a new chatbot service being used by the National Health Service....
2019-08-01, 21:52

In Brazil, a New Rendering of a Literary Giant Makes Waves Machado de Assis Real, developed by a Brazilian university and an ad agency, shows the 19th-century writer in color, challenging some long-held ideas about him in the process....
2019-06-14, 14:26

'Ask Dr. Ruth' and 'Hesburgh' offer intimate looks at giant figures A sex expert and a Catholic priest might sound like the set-up to a bad joke, but they happen to be the subjects of two worthwhile if mildly flawed documentaries, highlighting the over-sized roles that Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Father Theodore Hesburgh came to occupy in the culture....
2019-05-21, 15:00

'Fortnite' winds down season nine with a giant-sized battle Epic is still finding ways to mark Fortnite's season transitions in grand style. The studio just finished a "Final Showdown" event for the end of season nine that interrupted the battle royale with a brawl between a giant monster and an equally mass......
2019-07-21, 09:00

Orlando Car Dealership Adopts Giant Duck Family Car dealerships get a bad reputation, and often for good reason. But if there’s anything that can break the “stealerships” and don’t-forget-valet-mode vibes, it’s kindly allowing a family of 16 ducks to move into the showroom....
2019-05-23, 18:52

Warframe’s Gas City Is Now Stalked By A Giant Robotic Bird The Ropalolyst stalks the Corpus Gas City on Jupiter occasionally feasting on the metropolis’ machinery as if the place were made of worms. Part of Warframe’s latest update, the Jovian Concord, the gigantic bird comes from an ancient race of AI terraformers called the Sentient. It’s also one of the ...
2019-05-23, 20:52

Car dealership giant Pendragon issues profit warning Shares in car dealership giant Pendragon slumped by a fifth on Wednedsay, after it warned that the first half of 2019 is "expected to be significantly loss making" ahead of any return to group profitability....
2019-06-12, 10:52

Documentary photography giant Robert Frank dies Pioneering documentary photographer Robert Frank has died at the age of 94. "The Americans," his landmark book from 1958, was a hugely influential work of the Beat Generation, paving the way for a new photographic style....
2019-09-10, 19:13

Scientists Found a Seriously Giant Parrot Fossil in New Zealand Scientists have uncovered evidence of an enormous parrot in New Zealand (of course). This Polly doesn’t want a cracker. This Polly wants a whole damn loaf of bread.Read more......
2019-08-07, 12:39

Giant dinosaur bone found in southwestern France The thigh bone of a giant dinosaur was found this week by French paleontologists at an excavation site in southwestern France where remains of some of the largest animals that ever lived on land have been dug up since 2010....
2019-07-31, 21:00

To Moon And Back: 50 Years On, A Giant Leap Into Unknown The first four days of Apollo 11's journey to the Moon had gone according to plan, but just twenty minutes before landing, the atmosphere grew tense as the crew encountered a series of problems....
2019-07-14, 06:39

The Only Thing You Need to Buy Today Is This Giant Flamingo Pool Float for $10 I don’t care if you don’t have a pool or don’t know someone with a pool. Why would you ever skip past a $10 flamingo pool float? If you had this float, you’d find a damn pool. Right now, you can get the Intex Flamingo Inflatable Ride-On for a little over $5 off. The pool float is 56" x 54"...
2019-05-24, 22:13

WWE’s newest 7-foot-3 giant is a former college basketball player Undertaker, Great Khali and Braun Strowman are all monsters that have dominated WWE in recent times, but now there is a new giant in town who is even taller than the Big Show. The company’s NXT developmental brand handed a debut to the humongous Jordan Omogbehin, 25, on Thursday. And the 7-foot-3 co...
2019-07-22, 02:13

Hawaii officials say they want peaceful end to protest over giant telescope Thirty Meter Telescope to be built on state’s highest peakMore than 1,000 activists fight development on Mauna KeaOfficials in Hawaii said on Friday they will not call up additional national guard troops or use force on peaceful protesters blocking access to the state’s highest peak. Related: Hawaii...
2019-07-20, 18:39

Fortnite's Giant Monster And Robot Finally Fought Today was the long-awaited battle between Fortnite’s giant monster, Cattus, and giant robot, Doggus. It was pretty much what players expected, but it sure was dramatic....
2019-07-20, 21:13

Giant ice age kangaroos had massive cheekbones for crushing bites Giant ice age kangaroos had "absurdly huge cheekbones" which helped them deliver powerful bites for munching tough materials, like branches and stems...
2019-09-11, 22:39

Giant viruses have weaponised CRISPR against their bacterial hosts Hundreds of giant viruses that infect bacteria have been discovered. Some seem to deploy CRISPR – the system used for gene editing – to fight their hosts...
2019-05-21, 14:52

| WATCH: Towers on giant Italian bridge demolished The two remaining towers of the motorway bridge in the Italian city Genoa that collapsed nearly a year ago killing 43 people were demolished to make way for a new structure, authorities said....
2019-06-28, 15:39

Happy Days for Europe’s Giant Bond Sellers Euro corporate bond issuance has had a great year, helped by U.S. sellers. It will get even better if the ECB returns to the fray, as Goldman predicts....
2019-07-02, 12:39

DARPA is seeking giant abandoned tunnels for... reasons DARPA just found a surefire way to creep out people around the world: make an urgent call for the kind of space you'd normally associate with supervillains. The military research agency has put out a request for giant, company- or university-managed......
2019-08-29, 07:39

Magazine giant Meredith quietly axes 60 employees Media giant Meredith — under pressure to reap cost savings from last year’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. — quietly axed about 60 employees, or 1 percent of its workforce, in its magazine division this week. About half the cuts unveiled on Thursday came from two publications: Entertainment W...
2019-06-08, 00:26

French giant wades into British Steel auction A French engineering giant has joined the battle for control of the UK's second-biggest steel producer with an approach to buy ‎part of the ailing company that is attracting scrutiny from pensions watchdogs....
2019-06-22, 16:39

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba partners with Salesforce Alibaba recently became the exclusive seller of Salesforce's cloud-based customer relationship management software suite in the Greater China region.       ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Hawaiians protest giant telescope on holy mountain Protesters have demanded that state authorities scrap plans to build a billion-dollar telescope on "sacred space." But Hawaii's governor has refused and instead expanded powers for police to "ensure public safety."...
2019-07-18, 21:00

‘Artificial ice’ could save giant Antarctic ice sheet from collapsing Governments could stop the West Antarctic Ice Sheet from sliding into the ocean and submerging coastal cities by launching a last-ditch engineering project to blanket its surface with “artificial snow”, according to a study released on Wednesday....
2019-07-19, 02:52

Giant Balloon Of Trump As Angry Baby To Fly Again During His Visit To UK The "Trump Baby" inflatable balloon that was the focus of protests when the U.S. president visited London last year will fly again this week when he returns for state visit including a lavish banquet......
2019-06-03, 01:52

Astronomers spot strange, giant planet ‘unlike any other’ Astronomers have spotted a giant exoplanet that they say is unlike any other. Planet HR 5183 b has three times the mass of Jupiter and travels on an incredibly long, egg-shaped path around its star, according to Caltech, which led the research. The planet takes 45 to 100 years to complete its orbit,...
2019-08-29, 01:39

Watch a giant glacier collapse in front of two kayakers Andrew Hooper and Josh Bastyr were kayaking near Spencer Glacier in Alaska when they heard cracking noises. Moments later, the massive glacier collapsed right in front of them....
2019-08-18, 17:13

Should Macy’s Build a Giant Tower in One of N.Y.’s Most Congested Neighborhoods? A development plan would add thousands of workers to Herald Square, where 92 million people a year pass through the three subway stations in the area....
2019-07-01, 22:52

Kenya telecoms giant Bob Collymore dies of cancer at 61 Bob Collymore, Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom, Kenya's largest mobile service provider, died of cancer on Monday, the company announced on Monday. He was 61....
2019-07-01, 19:39

Giant, possibly carnivorous parrot discovered in New Zealand The meter-tall "Heracles inexpectatus" roamed New Zealand nearly 20 million years ago. Scientists say it may have eaten other parrots with a beak that "could crack wide open anything it fancied."...
2019-08-07, 21:52

Giant pandas may leave US zoos as trade war rages This adorable pair may become pawndas if the trade war with China escalates. Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, two giant pandas, have been living happily at the Washington, D.C. National Zoo for years. The bears are technically owned by the Chinese government and in the capital as part of a longterm lease — ...
2019-09-01, 01:39

Fiat-Renault’s Giant Merger Doesn’t Look So Simple Now A sweetener for the French may be needed to get this deal over the line. This will be a problem if it enshrines the position of Paris in the merged company....
2019-06-03, 14:52

A giant dog has been turned into a 2-bedroom Airbnb, and you can rent it for $163 a night Airbnb There's a giant dog-shaped Airbnb in Idaho which you can rent for $163 a night. The Dog Bark Park Inn B&B is shaped like a giant beagle, and sleeps up to four people in its two bedrooms. The property comes with a "library of books, games & puzzles many of which are dog themed." "Light snacki...
2019-08-15, 02:39

Giant toilet paper rolls designed for millennials are here It’s not just toilet humor. Charmin has released a new roll of toilet paper that is nearly three times the size of the company’s regular product. “Go up to one month before changing your roll,” Charmin boasts on its site, alongside customer review. The standard toilet paper r...
2019-06-04, 23:26

Goo From Giant Salamanders Is Impressively Good at Sealing Wounds When Chinese giant salamanders are injured, they discharge white mucus from glands on their skin. As new research shows, this sticky salamander goo makes for an excellent medical glue, sealing wounds and encouraging them to heal.Read more......
2019-06-07, 02:00

| Zambia president vows to wind up copper giant KCM Zambian President Edgar Lungu has pledged to dissolve KCM, the country's largest copper producer, in a deepening dispute with foreign mining companies over tax and employment....
2019-06-04, 18:52

Like New: Locals and Experts Re-Chalk a ‘Rude’ Giant on a Hill A gigantic chalk figure that dominates the countryside in England is being restored. The Cerne Abbas Giant is an enigmatic figure in the rolling hills of Dorset. ...
2019-09-04, 03:26

We don't believe US on Huawei, but we're still working with other firms, says Russian mobile giant Russia's top mobile operator MTS defended its decision to allow China's Huawei to build out its 5G networks but will continue to work with other firms, the company's CEO told CNBC Friday....
2019-06-07, 09:39

Struggling Beauty Giant Coty to Restructure Operations Cosmetics-and-fragrance giant Coty said it would restructure its operations and take a $3 billion write-down on the multibillion-dollar beauty business it acquired nearly three years ago from Procter & Gamble....
2019-07-01, 18:00

Loch Ness monster could be a giant eel, researcher claims After months of speculation surrounding a study into whether the Loch Ness monster was real, the researcher behind it has claimed it could be a giant eel and not a giant plesiosaur from a long-lost era....
2019-09-05, 16:13

Who Made the Giant Stone Spheres of Costa Rica? Many will be familiar with the opening scene of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” where a giant stone sphere nearly crushes Indiana Jones to death. While everyone recognises the movie as a work of fiction, the giant stone spheres are not. While clearing the jungle for banana plantations in 1940 in Costa Ric...
2019-09-05, 21:26

DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant Uniting the aerospace unit of United Technologies and Raytheon will create a huge maker of jet engines and missiles — and could force more mergers in the industry....
2019-06-10, 20:26

He was killed after attacking a cop, police say. His cousin says he was a 'gentle giant' The cousin of a man shot and killed by an off-duty police officer in a California Costco has questions about what happened because the shooting victim was nonverbal and had an intellectual disability, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times....
2019-06-17, 19:39

Ferdinand Piech, engineer who forged VW into giant, dies at 82 The grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, who founded the maker of the famed 911, Ferdinand Piech became VW CEO in 1993 amid losses, quality problems and high costs. Dominating and demanding, he gained a cult following by engineering a turnaround that eventually made Volkswagen a global giant with the purc...
2019-08-27, 11:39

Ferdinand Piech, architect who forged VW into giant, dies at 82 The grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, who founded the maker of the famed 911, Ferdinand Piech became VW CEO in 1993 amid losses, quality problems and high costs. Dominating and demanding, he gained a cult following by engineering a turnaround that eventually made Volkswagen a global giant with the purc...
2019-08-27, 09:00

Cosplayer's Giant Rifle Prompts Sheriff's Warning A cosplayer taking some photos earlier today at Seacliff State Beach in Monterey Bay got a little more attention than she was expecting, when concerns from other beachgoers and a local news crew prompted a warning from the Santa Cruz Sheriff’s Office....
2019-07-04, 11:13

To Power A.I., Start-Up Creates a Giant Computer Chip The chip could improve how quickly artificial intelligence systems can learn tasks. But its complexity and size (as big as a plate) could be a challenge....
2019-08-19, 19:52

Friday's Best Deals: Bitsbox, Ni no Kuni, Space Pen, Giant TV, and More An Anker projector Gold Box, FURmintor grooming tools, 128GB microSD card, and an Express sale lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web....
2019-09-06, 18:26

Starwatch: Jupiter in a close encounter with red giant Antares Our largest planet and the red supergiant are close together in the south-eastern sky, joined on Wednesday evening by the moon There is an interesting trio of celestial objects to look out for on the evening of 8 August. The mighty planet Jupiter is currently close to the red giant star Antares in t...
2019-08-05, 01:39

Cinema giant Vue plots autumn blockbuster sale Britain's third-biggest cinema chain is to kick off an autumn auction ‎that is likely to value it at more than £2bn and spark a frenzy of interest from industry rivals....
2019-07-05, 14:26

Shares of ad giant Publicis plunge after cut to revenue guidance Shares in French advertising conglomerate Publicis slumped after the group cut its 2019 revenue growth guidance. Shares of Publicis plunged 8.5% to their lowest level since December 2012....
2019-07-19, 14:52

We could use Earth's atmosphere as a giant lens for a space telescope A space telescope could use the whole Earth as a lens by capturing light deflected off the atmosphere to help us search for signs of life on exoplanets...
2019-08-06, 20:13

Ex-Giant: Eli Manning finally has tools to show he’s not the problem “As soon as he got in the locker room, we realized he wasn’t a diva, he was very good at just wanting to be just one of the guys. He tried to earn the things the right way and not through his draft status.” The Giants hope that one day that’s what Daniel Jones’ teammates......
2019-09-06, 00:39

Giant chicken at Knesset slams 'cowardice' of Israel toward Hamas Frustrated by Israel's response to Hamas, advocates set up a large, inflatable chicken outside the parliament building Wednesday -- with a message that read, "putting an end to fear, demanding an Israeli victory."...
2019-08-15, 06:52

Ohio woman, 94, goes down giant slip n' slide on inflatable duck A senior living home in Ohio shared a video this month of one of its 94-year-old residents on a giant slip n’ slide that they say was her own creation. ...
2019-06-27, 20:52

Texas wins a slice of tech giant Google's $13B expansion in US Google is adding a $600 million data center in a Dallas suburb, one of three projects announced this week as the search-engine giant undertakes a $13 billion expansion in the U.S....
2019-06-15, 02:26

Google employee describes ‘burden of being black’ at tech giant “So, just as I’m doing with this essay, I ultimately resolved to break my silence. And though I eventually grew more comfortable using challenging moments to educate my co-workers, I never stopped feeling the burden of feeling black at Google," the memo read....
2019-08-17, 11:52

Elle King Reveals She Is Engaged and Shows Off Her Giant Ring Elle King is getting married again. The Ex's & Oh's singer and daughter of Rob Schneider and model London King posted on Instagram on Tuesday night, the day she turned 30, a......
2019-07-04, 19:00

Drugs giant GSK picks Symonds to steer £81bn break-up Britain's second-biggest drug-maker is turning to a former chief financial officer of AstraZeneca, its London-listed rival, to steer it through an £81bn break-up....
2019-07-14, 17:00

Giant wolf’s head found in permafrost may have been cut off by ancient hunters Scientists are investigating whether a giant, 40,000-year-old wolf’s head found perfectly preserved beneath Siberian permafrost could have been chopped off by hunters. The severed head was found above the Arctic Circle by local man Pavel Efimov a year ago but was only announced by researchers studyi...
2019-06-18, 20:00

Software giant Oracle sues blockchain startup over similar name Software giant Oracle is suing a blockchain venture capital startup for trademark infringement and “cybersquatting,” reports Computer Reseller News. Oracle, based in Redwood City, California, has alleged CryptoOracle LLC and its owner Louis Kerner purposefully sought to leverage Oracle‘s reputation ...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Midwest Hospital Systems to Merge Into 26-State Regional Giant Sanford Health and UnityPoint Health have agreed to combine the two nonprofit systems, creating another regional giant as the nation’s $1 trillion hospital sector continues to consolidate....
2019-06-28, 16:26

94-year-old woman goes down giant slip n’ slide on inflatable duck A 94-year-old woman is living her best life after a video of her going down a giant slip n’ slide goes viral. The Oaks at NorthPointe, a senior living home in Ohio posted a Facebook video earlier this month showing one of its residents, Millie, on an inflatable rubber duck going down a giant tarp......
2019-06-28, 09:39

Humans A Major Factor In the Extinction of Giant Cave Bears Until 25,000 years ago, Europe was home to some of the largest mammals, that ever lived. One of the most remarkable of the megafauna was the gigantic cave bear.  ...
2019-08-16, 16:26

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been discovered by local council workers in the Monaro region of southern New South Wales.Two Snowy Monaro regional council employees found the fossilised ja...
2019-06-28, 09:00

Here is the giant pay disparity between the U.S. Women's National Team winning the World Cup vs. the men David Vincent/AP There is a giant pay disparity between the Women's World Cup and the Men's World Cup. According to a report, the U.S. Women's National Team will earn about $250,000 each for winning the World Cup, while the U.S. Men's National Team would earn about $1.1 million if they were to win ...
2019-07-08, 03:26

Woman Paints Giant Emojis on Her House—and Neighbors Say It's Revenge Residents in a Manhattan Beach neighborhood of Los Angeles are irate that an owner of a house on 39th street seems to be taunting them with a new paint job displaying two emojis on a fuchsia backdrop.Read more......
2019-08-07, 12:39

Trader Joe’s, Green Giant vegetables recalled over Listeria scare Some packaged vegetables sold in the Big Apple, and nationwide, under the Trader Joe’s and Green Giant brands have been yanked from store shelves because of a possible Listeria contamination, officials said. Butternut squash, cauliflower, and zucchini, along with a butternut squashed-based veg...
2019-07-02, 20:26

Giant bullsnake found in Minnesota home’s bathtub, officials say A 6-foot bullsnake gave a Minnesota family a startling wake-up call when they discovered the slithering intruder in their bathtub early Monday, officials said....
2019-07-10, 18:13

This video of a giant spider eating a possum is all the nightmare fuel you’ll ever need If you’re the kind of person who has trouble sleeping after seeing something incredibly creepy, go ahead and just click away right now. Okay, now that they’re gone, let’s take a look at what might be the best nightmare fuel ever to come out of Facebook. It’s an image posted b...
2019-06-18, 21:52

China to Weld Its Biggest Shipbuilders Into Single State-Run Giant Beijing plans to combine China Shipbuilding Industry and China State Shipbuilding into the world’s second largest shipbuilder, its latest attempt to supersize state-run businesses for global competition....
2019-07-02, 16:13

Researchers Discover Giant Freshwater Aquifer off U.S. East Coast In a welcome bit of news as water shortages hit major cities worldwide, scientists have discovered an enormous low-salinity aquifer off the U.S. East Coast. The researchers say it could indicate other such aquifers trapped beneath the salty seas in ocean sediments across the planet.Read more......
2019-06-21, 23:00

S.Korea actress charged in Thailand for catching giant clams A South Korean actress has been charged in Thailand with catching endangered giant clams while participating in a reality TV show and could face up to four years in prison...
2019-07-05, 17:26

Giant hand statue touches down in Wellington, creeping out residents Residents of Wellington, New Zealand, may have been unnerved to see the latest addition to their cityscape as a massive hand was installed on the roof of the City Gallery Wellington. Find out what's making some folks twitchy....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of garbage swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and H...
2019-06-23, 05:52

New in England’s Medieval Cathedrals: Mini Golf and a Giant Slide Visitors to some of Britain’s most venerable and imposing religious buildings this summer may find carnival attractions, a lunar landscape or a lifelike model of Earth....
2019-08-13, 20:39

French media giant acquires Nollywood film studio As part of its plan to strengthen its position in Africa's movie market, French media giant, Canal+ Group, has acquired Nigerian production studio, ROK film studios from VOD company IROKO TV....
2019-07-16, 14:00

Indexing Giant Vanguard Examining a Push Into Private Equity Vanguard Group has had exploratory discussions with a handful of private-equity firms as the indexing giant considers whether to push further into alternative investments....
2019-06-23, 18:26

Giant river animals on verge of extinction, report warns Populations of great freshwater species, from catfish to stingrays, have plunged by 97% since 1970Populations of the great beasts that once dominated the world’s rivers and lakes have crashed in the last 50 years, according to the first comprehensive study.Some freshwater megafauna have already been...
2019-08-10, 08:13

Multibillion-dollar Singaporean investing giant says its returns have taken a major hit Singaporean state investment firm Temasek Holdings on Tuesday reported a plunge in its returns over a one-year period amid a challenging economic environment compounded by trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
2019-07-09, 09:52

Man crushed to death by giant 600-lb. safe in Lower Manhattan stairwell The unidentified man and two friends were trying to get the large safe down a flight of stairs at 76 Mott Street at around 4:30 p.m. when they lost control, according to law enforcement sources....
2019-07-01, 02:00

Mexico steps up raids on migrant-smuggling trucks, uses giant X-ray Mexican officials have captured more than 200 migrants hidden in trucks over the past two days, including dozens spotted by a large X-ray scanner huddled in secret compartments, as the country steps up a crackdown under U.S. pressure....
2019-07-09, 00:26

Dominican judge sends 6 to trial in giant Odebrecht scandal SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A judge in the Dominican Republic has ordered a former Senate president, an ex-public works minister and four other people to stand trial in a bribery scandal involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. Judge Francisco Ortega Polanco’s ruling Frid...
2019-06-22, 05:26

Amazon’s strategy to win over congressional critics: Tours of its giant warehouses Amazon woos members of Congress to its warehouses even as President Trump and his would-be Democratic rivals rip the retailer for its treatment of the people who work there....
2019-08-22, 04:00

Huawei is in the crosshairs of the Trump administration. So why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Huawei is at the center of an international trade dispute with the Trump administration. But most Americans have never even heard of it. So, what is Huawei and why does the president care so much?...
2019-05-23, 05:52

The Internet Is Losing Its Mind Over The Giant Wheels on This Lifted Mercedes SLK The first-generation R170 Mercedes SLK was an elegant piece of design, with its squared-off rear end flanked by triangular taillights, and its aggressive-but-not-too-aggressive sloping hood featuring two long bulges. It’s this classiness that makes seeing an SLK with a lift and huge tires so bizarre...
2019-05-28, 23:52

Reclaimed lakes and giant airports: how Mexico City might have looked The Mexican capital was founded by Aztecs on an island in a vast lake. No wonder water flows through so many of its unbuilt projectsEver since Mexico City was founded on an island in the lake of Texcoco its inhabitants have dreamed of water: containing it, draining it and now retaining it.Nezahualco...
2019-09-13, 13:39

Why Juan Martin del Potro could be a sleeping giant at the French Open Due to an injury-plagued year, del Potro entered Roland Garros under the radar. But if his opening win is any indication, he could yet be a factor in Paris....
2019-05-29, 01:26

Chopsticks Is One Small Step for Netflix, One Giant Leap for Its Director Starring Mithila Palkar and Abhay Deol, Netflix Indian movie Chopsticks is about a diffident young woman (Palkar) who teams up with a suave conman (Deol) to recover her stolen car from a goat-loving......
2019-05-29, 09:13

Cerebras has at least a three-year lead on competition with its giant AI chip, says top investor The world took note as Silicon Valley firm Cerebras Systems unveiled the world's biggest chip last week. There will surely be competition from some other companies, says investor Pierre Lamond, but Cerebras has a two- to three-year lead on them in resolving the numerous technical difficulties to bui...
2019-08-29, 00:52

Hal Prince, Giant of Broadway and Tony Award Collector, Dies at 91 Mr. Prince helped bring to life a stunning lineup of shows: “Cabaret,” “Sweeney Todd,” and Broadway’s longest-running spectacle — “The Phantom of the Opera.”...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Not ’Zilla: 12 giant monster movies that break the Toho mold A kaiju is a bit like obscenity: hard to define, but you know it when you see it. They must be gigantic, of course, and preferably either reptilian or insectile in nature, though there’s some room for flexibility on that point. (Is King Kong a kaiju? While Legendary’s new MonsterVerse thinks so, we’...
2019-05-29, 14:39

4 Questions Hovering Over Deal to Create a Giant Defense Contractor Raytheon and United Technologies say joining forces will be good for America. But President Trump and antitrust experts worry that the deal could reduce competition....
2019-06-11, 21:13

Giant panda electrocuted at Scottish zoo as horrified families watch A giant panda at a zoo in Scotland learned a lesson he won’t soon forget on Tuesday when the bear was shocked by an electric fence surrounding its new enclosure....
2019-07-23, 22:00

"Giant Leap For South Asia": Pak's First Woman Astronaut On Chandrayaan 2 Namira Salim, Pakistan's first female astronaut, has congratulated the Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) on the Chandrayaan-2 mission and its historic attempt to make a landing on the......
2019-09-09, 18:26

This fast food giant wants to pay off customers' student loans! On Facebook, Burger King announced they are paying off student loans with Whopper Loans!....oh but there’s a catch.        ...
2019-05-24, 16:39

Raytheon, United Technologies merge into $74 billion aerospace giant Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp on Sunday agreed to combine their aerospace businesses in an all-stock deal, creating a $74 billion industry leader....
2019-06-10, 00:26

Berlin celebrates birth of Germany's first giant panda cubs Germany's first giant panda cubs have been born and their mother, Meng Meng, is doing a wonderful job looking after the pink twins who bear no resemblance to their black and white furry parents, Berlin Zoo announced on Monday....
2019-09-02, 23:00

Tech giant Lenovo says it's 'well-prepared' if the US slaps more tariffs on China President Donald Trump has threatened tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods — but Chinese PC-maker Lenovo is prepared to shift its production if that happens, says its CFO Wai Ming....
2019-05-24, 05:26

Can a giant island of pumice help heal the Great Barrier Reef? CNN reports a pumice stone the size of Manhattan is drifting towards Australia. Scientists are hoping that it carries new marine life that could help with the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef's coral.        ...
2019-08-27, 18:00

Giant telescope backers to seek permit for alternative site The director of a Spanish research center says an international consortium that planned to build a giant telescope on Hawaii’s tallest peak has decided to seek a permit for an alternative site in the Canary Islands...
2019-08-05, 23:39

US to reportedly blacklist Chinese surveillance camera giant Hikvision The reported ban on Hikvision comes at a time when US is restricting technology exports to several leading Chinese technology companies, including Huawei....
2019-05-23, 02:13

Camera Trap Snaps Photo of First Known Albino Giant Panda Using a motion-activated camera, scientists at Wolong National Nature Reserve in southwest China have snapped a blurry but unprecedented photograph of the world’s first known albino giant panda.Read more......
2019-05-27, 22:52

Asus’ ROG Phone II features a 120Hz display, a new SoC, and a giant battery The ROG Phone 2. It looks a lot like the ROG Phone 1. [credit: Asus ] Asus is still trying to make gaming phones a thing with the release of the Asus ROG (Republic of Gamers) Phone II. Just...
2019-07-22, 21:39

Giant Spider Hijacks BBC Live Interview In Bizarre Video A 'giant' spider recently hijacked a live interview on BBC News. On Friday, several viewers were astonished to see an eight-legged creature on their television screens when Glasgow City Councillor......
2019-08-27, 12:00

Organizer of #GoogleWalkout quits alleging retaliation by the tech giant One of the lead organizers of #GoogleWalkout, the internal employee rebellion that's been causing a headache for the tech giant since last year and led to 20,000-plus employees walking out in protest, has resigned after alleging the company retaliated against her. ...
2019-06-10, 22:13

World’s first image emerges of albino giant panda in the wild Nope, that’s not a lost polar bear. The world’s first image of an albino giant panda in the wild has emerged from a nature preserve in China, according to a report. The ultra-rare bear — which has all-white fur and red eyes — was caught on a motion-activated camera in the Wolong National Nature Rese...
2019-05-28, 07:39

Scientist says Loch Ness monster may be giant eel after water DNA test Neil Gemmell from the University of Otago in New Zealand says the project found a surprisingly high amount of eel DNA in the water where Loch Ness is said to reside....
2019-09-06, 04:39

Still Snarling After 40,000 Years, a Giant Pleistocene Wolf Discovered in Yakutia Reports of a the sensational find of head of a toothy beast with its brain intact that has been preserved since prehistoric times in permafrost, have been a delight for archaeologists and the like.  ...
2019-06-11, 01:13

Huawei claims Chinese spy law doesn’t apply to tech giant Chinese telecommunications companies are not subject to a controversial law mandating companies provide “assistance” to the communist regime’s spy agencies, a top Huawei executive said Monday....
2019-06-11, 01:26

The Giant who can fill massive hole left by Odell Beckham Jr. Odell Beckham Jr.’s departure from the Giants brought abundant speculation: Who will be Eli Manning’s go-to target? Who will provide a deep threat and get behind the defense? Evan Engram is perhaps the Giant best equipped to answer those questions. “We are kind of past all of that,” the tight end sa...
2019-06-12, 10:39

United Technologies and Raytheon to Combine Into Aerospace and Military Giant United Technologies, with businesses spanning elevators, air-conditioning and aircraft parts, is transforming into a more focused rival to giants like Boeing and Lockheed Martin....
2019-06-10, 02:26

2 giant blobs at the core of our galaxy are spewing radiation. Scientists don't know how they got there. In 2010, astronomers working with the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope announced the discovery of two giant blobs. These blobs were centered on the core of the Milky Way galaxy, but they extended above and below the plane of our galactic home for over 25,000 light-years. Their origins are still a mys...
2019-09-06, 20:26

To prepare astronauts for the Moon, NASA is using a giant water tank As NASA prepares for a return to the Moon in 2024, it's using a massive water tank to help prepare potential astronauts for the challenges that come with going into space....
2019-09-16, 15:26

Trump promises 'giant package' related to ethanol to please farmers President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration is planning a "giant package" related to ethanol that would please U.S. farmers angry that many more oil refiners have been freed from obligations to use the corn-based fuel....
2019-08-29, 19:39

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
2019-05-21, 15:26

NASA's method of paying for its giant rocket belongs in the Apollo era Contracts that leave NASA meeting all the extra development costs for its Space Launch System make no sense when firms like SpaceX offer fixed-price flights...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Astronomers spot distant gas giant on a bizarre journey around its star In our solar system, each planet has a reasonably well-defined and mostly circular path that it follows around the Sun. This, astronomers think, is true of many other star systems. But as with anything, in the vastness of the universe, there are bound to be outliers. The distant gas giant exoplanet ...
2019-08-29, 03:39

Giant trilobite fossil found on Australia's Kangaroo Island Paleontologists have discovered a giant new trilobite species on South Australia's Kangaroo Island. The discovery promises insights into the success of arthropods during the Cambrian Explosion....
2019-06-13, 19:26

The giant Trump baby and other stunts that took on the president — and polarized opinion As protesters gathered in London to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's state visit to the U.K. on Tuesday, the 20-foot tall blimp portraying him as an angry, orange baby was inflated once again....
2019-06-04, 18:13

Trump promises ethanol-related 'giant package' to please farmers President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration is planning a "giant package" related to ethanol that would please U.S. farmers angry that many more oil refiners have been freed from obligations to use the corn-based fuel....
2019-08-29, 21:39

TikTok owner ByteDance is a $75 billion Chinese tech giant — here's what you need to know about it ByteDance owns viral social media apps like TikTok and news aggregators like Toutiao in China. It's now looking to expand its reach into new areas like smartphones....
2019-05-30, 02:39

NASA astronauts preparing for moonwalk in giant water tank NASA astronaut candidates have to meet a long list of criteria before the space agency decides they’re fit to carry out important duties in space. When astronauts return to the moon in the near future, they’ll be met with challenges that few space travelers have ever endured and NASA wants to make s...
2019-09-16, 18:00

BASF shares tumble after chemicals giant slashes outlook BASF shares fell almost 6% on Tuesday after an overnight profit warning in which the German chemicals giant citing trade friction forecast a 30% fall in adjusted annual operating profit instead of a rise....
2019-07-09, 15:13

Star hurtling around a giant black hole proves Einstein right - again We watched a star orbit the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy for 24 years and its light is stretched just as Einstein predicted it should be...
2019-07-31, 17:52

137 More Giant Artifacts Found in Deep Forest Around the Plain of Jars The Plain of Jars in the Xieng Khouang plain of Laos is a curious phenomenon that has had archaeologists and the like scratching their heads for years. The unusual site has thousands of megalithic stone jars scattered across nearly one hundred sites deep in the mountains of northern Laos, and has fa...
2019-05-21, 16:00

New study suggests mythical Loch Ness monster may be a giant eel LONDON — The Loch Ness monster is no monster, but if it is any consolation it may be a big eel. On Thursday, an international group of scientists that compiled the genetic profiles of living creatures in Scotland’s mysterious Loch Ness said they had found no evidence that the fabled eponymous creatu...
2019-09-06, 04:13

Ice Age Mammoth, Camelid and Giant Wolf Fossils Found in Mexico Mammoths are among the best-known of all pre-historic animals and they have fascinated scientists and the public for generations. ...
2019-06-14, 01:00

Severed head of a giant 40,000-year-old wolf discovered in Russia Last summer, a Russian man was strolling along the shore of the local Tirekhtyakh River in Yakutia when he came upon a grisly sight: the severed head of an ancient wolf....
2019-06-12, 18:26

Ancient Britons had giant worms in their kidneys, study shows Ancient Britons should have cooked their fish more. A recent study from the University of Cambridge revealed that Bronze-Age Brits had worms in their kidneys measuring over three feet in length. Researchers believe that the people caught the deadly worms (along with a host of other parasites) by eat...
2019-08-24, 02:26

Gannett merger marks shift for troubled American newspaper giant Its flagship publication, USA Today, successfully introduced the country to a national newspaper that could reach millions of readers, complete with digestible coverage, color photos and eye-popping graphics....
2019-08-06, 05:13

By Jupiter! How the solar system’s giant made Earth ripe for life An audacious mission circling Jupiter’s poles is probing the planet’s deepest mysteries - including how it shaped our solar system and paved the way for our existence...
2019-05-23, 22:39

Ridesharing giant Didi Chuxing will offer robotaxi service in Shanghai Self-driving taxis are quickly becoming a reality well beyond the US. Chinese ridesharing giant Didi Chuxing has unveiled plans for a pilot robotaxi service in Shanghai's Jiading District. It'll only include 30 cars with Level 4 autonomy (full self......
2019-08-30, 22:00

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Braves, Giant debut, Houston hits skid LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Braves, Giant debut, Houston hits a skid, Harper's homers, Mad Max on the mound, Tatis likely done for season       ...
2019-08-17, 21:00

Giant roadside rock to remain on Colorado mountain highway as landmark Colorado has a new Instagram-worthy landmark. An 8.5-million-pound boulder that rolled off a cliff and demolished a section of mountain highway has been renamed "Memorial Rock," Gov. Jared Polis said....
2019-06-06, 02:52

First Giant Bird Found In Europe Lived Alongside Early Humans Experts in Crimea have found a fossil of a gigantic bird, that lived some 1.6 to 1.8 million years ago. The find demonstrates that giant birds once made their home in Europe and reveals for the first time that they lived north of the equator. ...
2019-06-28, 02:39

"Let's Be Serious": Congo Army Razes Illegal Homes Near Giant China Mine A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine next door. As night fell about a week later, the......
2019-07-17, 09:39

This Simple Nintendo 64 HDMI Adapter Will Finally Put GoldenEye On Your Giant Flatscreen TV Does Nintendo plan to continue its Classic Edition line of miniaturized, game-stuffed consoles? Next in line would be the N64, which includes one of the most loved games of all time; Rare’s GoldenEye 007. But licensing issues mean that even if we do get an N64 Classic Edition, it might not come bund...
2019-06-27, 20:00

One giant leap: how the Evening Standard was first in the race to cover the moon landing Demand for the paper was unprecedented, and the presses in the basement of the art deco Express building in Fleet Street kept rolling, says Nick Curtis...
2019-07-18, 15:13

'It's a big deal': Trump takes giant leap in space command launch President detailed operations in ceremony, including defending against Chinese and Russian anti-satellite weapons, and promised space force will soon followIt was one small step for man, one giant leap for Trumpkind.Donald Trump made the short journey on Thursday from the Oval Office to the White Ho...
2019-08-30, 03:00

Timeline suggests 'giant planet migration' was earlier than previously predicted New research suggests the the reorganization of the solar system's planets, the so-called "giant planet migration," occurred earlier than previously thought....
2019-08-13, 08:26

Giant Cutlery, Elaborate Presentations Make This Restaurant An Insta-Fave At Barton G in Los Angeles, USA, good food meets over-the-top presentation. A video by Insider explores what makes this restaurant an Instagram favourite....
2019-06-27, 19:39

A Giant Factory Rises to Make a Product Filling Up the World: Plastic Royal Dutch Shell’s plant will produce more than a million tons of plastic, in the form of tiny pellets. Many in the Pittsburgh area see it as an economic engine, but others worry about long-term harm....
2019-08-12, 09:52

New Zealand woman wakes to find giant, mud-spurting geyser in garden Visitors flock to see volcanic phenomenon that threatens to engulf property in RotoruaWhen Rotorua resident Susan Gedye was awoken at 2am by “a lot of shaking and jolting,”, she thought it was an earthquake.But then she headed downstairs at her suburban home and saw that her kitchen windows had stea...
2019-06-28, 02:39

Giant huntsman spider takes up residence inside woman’s home A terrified Australian woman returned home to find a colossal creepy-crawler — with fangs — had taken up residence inside. Laree Clarke put out a call Monday on Facebook for help in getting rid of the giant huntsman spider, which was perched in the corner of her Queensland home. “I...
2019-07-31, 23:26

Judge Clears Way for Amazon and Microsoft to Compete for Giant Pentagon Contract Oracle had alleged that Amazon and the Defense Department biased the $10 billion JEDI contract in Amazon’s favor, but was unable to change the Pentagon’s decision....
2019-07-12, 19:52

Chinese tech giant apologizes for saying typhoon killed 99 million people China’s largest video streaming giant Tencent Video on Wednesday apologized for saying Typhoon Lekima killed everyone in Shandong, a province which has about 99 million people....
2019-08-14, 22:26

China telecom giant Huawei hints US pressure hurting sales SHANGHAI (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei says it would have become the world’s number one smartphone marker by year’s end if it were not for “unexpected” circumstances. Huawei’s chief strategist, Shao Yang, said Tuesday the company now has to “wait a little bit l...
2019-06-11, 11:00

'We can't reach the women who need us': the LGBT YouTubers suing the tech giant for discrimination The platform made stars of Bria Kam and Chrissy Chambers. But now the duo, along with other gay content creators, say they are losing their voice and their living because of the unfair way an algorithm works‘It happened again today,” Bria Kam tells me, throwing her arms up in frustration. I am speak...
2019-08-14, 20:13