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The USA's most endangered animals

The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...

The USA's most endangered animals

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8 beautiful, endangered animals we could save The Trump administration announced Monday a major overhaul to the Endangered Species Act, but many endangered species still need protection.        ...
2019-08-14, 11:39

8 beautiful but endangered animals we could still save The Trump administration announced Monday a major overhaul to the Endangered Species Act, but many endangered species still need protection.        ...
2019-08-14, 02:52

This Artist Paints Endangered Animals to Remind Us What We're Fighting For Alexis Kandra has been drawing animals for years, but she never drew them with a moral message. They served as symbols—for danger, peace, or mystery. Kandra, a contemporary artist, is now painting animals to help raise awareness about their impending probable doom. Read more......
2019-09-17, 20:39

Interior Dept. weakens protections for endangered animals The Interior Department unveiled major reforms Monday that weaken protections for endangered animal species, and for the first time allows the government to consider economic factors when deciding which species to guard....
2019-08-12, 20:39

Thousands of endangered animals seized in customs operation Police and customs officials have carried out the most widespread anti-wildlife-trafficking operation ever in a global operation that’s led to the seizure of thousands of endangered animals and the arrest of nearly 600 suspects...
2019-07-10, 19:39

Thousands of endangered animals seized in widespread customs operation The World Customs Organization and Interpol conducted nearly 2,000 seizures in June in a historic joint-operation that helped local authorities round up nearly 10,000 live turtles and tortoises, nearly 1,500 live reptiles, 23 live apes, 30 live big cats, hundreds of pieces of elephant tusk, half a t...
2019-07-11, 22:00

Groups sue Trump for weakening protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to crawl through a deadly gauntlet of predatory birds, dogs and ants, all for the goal of reaching the oce...
2019-08-23, 10:26

Six Flags kept buying endangered animals after permit expired, report finds Report finds Six Flags Great Adventure may have violated Endangered Species Act by buying endangered animals after its federal permit expired in 2007.       ...
2019-07-24, 19:52

Sea turtles at risk as Trump weakens protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to crawl through a deadly gauntlet of predatory birds, dogs and ants, all for the goal of reaching the oce...
2019-08-23, 15:13

These are the 11 most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust's list aims to bring to light architectural and cultural heritage spots that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage.        ...
2019-05-30, 20:39

Here are some of the USA's most endangered species The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...
2019-08-14, 02:00

The most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced its 2019 list of the most-endangered historic places in America.        ...
2019-05-30, 20:39

Endangered Panthers Seen Stumbling As If Poisoned. No One Knows Why A mother panther walks into frame and pauses. She looks around, ears alert. One of her cubs appears and looks healthy and strong. Then her other cub stumbles into the frame and falls to the ground.......
2019-08-22, 22:26

Farewell to the V12: celebrating the endangered engine S65's V12 is based on the normally aspirated 1998 M137 5.8-litre engine first used in the S600, in which it developed just 362bhp and 391lb ft of torque The days of the V12 are numbered. We prepare to bid farewell to this most glorious of engine configurations and look at why it’s so special Some...
2019-07-20, 17:39

America's 11 most endangered historic places Tourists love to visit the National Mall Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, but few know that the National Park Service site is threatened by rising sea levels and outdated infrastructure....
2019-05-31, 05:00

Fisheries minister says more needs to be done to help endangered right whales There has been only one death of a right whale reported since the "aggressive" new measures came into effect in the last few weeks, the minister said....
2019-07-22, 23:39

Trump administration weakens use of Endangered Species Act The action, which expands the administration's rewrite of U.S. environmental laws, is the latest that targets protections, including for water, air and public lands....
2019-08-13, 05:39

Conservationists sue Trump administration over Endangered Species Act Conservationists sued the Trump administration Wednesday for its interpretation of the Endangered Species Act that they said considerably weakens protection for threatened animals....
2019-08-23, 21:13

Trump Administration Guts Endangered Species Act At a time when species face an unprecedented threat from human activities, the Trump administration is rolling back key protections for those most at risk of extinction. Read more......
2019-08-13, 00:26

Trump to Endangered Species: Drop Dead Every now and then in the hellacious 24-hour news cycle that is the Trump presidency, there comes a story that is so absurd and yet utterly predictable it kinda stops me in my tracks. This is one of those stories....
2019-08-13, 00:00

Lab-grown coral could save endangered reefs Vital to the health of the oceans and the species that are supported by them, researchers have created Atlantic coral in a lab setting for the first time, a feat they've dubbed a "scientific breakthrough." ...
2019-08-28, 05:00

Trump administration rolls out changes to Endangered Species Act The Trump Administration is rolling out changes to the landmark Endangered Species Act. The changes will allow the federal government to put an economic cost on saving a species and end blanket protections for newly listed species. The Trump admminsitration announces change to the Endangered Species...
2019-08-13, 06:26

Trump overhauling enforcement of Endangered Species Act WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, in a move that it says will reduce regulatory burdens but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction....
2019-08-12, 22:52

Europe's small cars an endangered species Looming European emission rules may price small cars out of the market in Europe, and they're sending automakers back to the drawing board for a surprising segment of their product portfolios....
2019-06-22, 10:39

Farmers are using drones to help save an endangered US river The Colorado River is a vital but threatened river in the Western U.S., so farmers are adapting to help conserve it.       ...
2019-08-14, 04:52

Man to plead guilty to stealing endangered lemur A California man has agreed to plead guilty to theft after he admitted taking a critically endangered ring-tailed lemur from the Santa Ana Zoo, according to a Department of Justice news release....
2019-05-21, 22:00

DNA 'pregnancy test' could help identify endangered species A new DNA technique involving snow leopards and similar to a pregnancy test could provide a breakthrough in how endangered species in the wild are monitored....
2019-08-07, 02:26

There may be just 19 endangered vaquita porpoises left in the world The vaquita, a small porpoise and the most endangered marine mammal, has long been threatened by fishing nets. A new study says there are just 19 animals left...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Do Animals Work Out? Of the many downsides to being a human being—as opposed to, say, a squirrel, or some kind of fantastically plumed bird—exercise is one of the more egregious. Awareness of mortality is bad enough—do we really have to jog, on top of that? Still, animals are like us in so many ways that it’s worth wond...
2019-08-05, 15:13

Countries vote to protect endangered mako sharks Mako sharks have practically disappeared from the Mediterranean, and their numbers have plunged in other seas, too. Japan and China opposed a global initiative to save them from extinction but most countries endorsed it....
2019-08-25, 17:39

10 places where you can see endangered sea turtles hatch and help conservation efforts It's turtle nesting season, and it's a magical sight to behold. Here are 10 places where you can help them along.        ...
2019-05-21, 15:39

More than 500 endangered vultures die after eating poisoned elephant carcasses More than 500 endangered vultures died after eating three poisoned elephant carcasses killed by poachers, the Botswana government said in a statement Thursday....
2019-06-21, 16:26

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection The tallest living land animal faces 'silent extinction,' one conservation group has said. Some 106 countries backed a CITES protection, paving the way toward regulating international trade in giraffes....
2019-08-23, 08:00

Trump administration announces changes to Endangered Species Act rules Enlarge / Bald eages are another success story for the ESA; they came off the threatened list in 2007, half a century after the US nearly lost its national bird to hunting, habitat loss, and the pesticide DDT, which made their eggshells too thin to survive incubation. (credit: By Andy Morffew, CC BY...
2019-08-14, 03:13

A small town's economy. Endangered caribou. Which do we protect? British Columbia faces extreme protections to help the caribou, which would decimate the economies of towns like Revelstoke – prompting a ‘moral crisis’On 15 April, with less than a week’s notice, 700 people squeezed into a community center in Revelstoke, British Columbia, for a last-minute meeting ...
2019-07-15, 17:13

Angry mob attacks men for killing an endangered bird in Germany An angry crowd attacked two men suspected of killing a capercaillie, an endangered bird, in southern Germany. The men said the bird had threatened them and they merely defended themselves....
2019-08-12, 04:26

Canada: endangered orca pod produces its first calf in three years Researchers spotted newborn off the west coast of British Columbia on 31 May as the last successful calving occurred in 2016A pod of endangered killer whales on Canada’s west coast has produced its first calf in three years, a promising sign for the ailing orcas.Researchers spotted the newborn calf ...
2019-06-03, 18:52

GOP becoming endangered species in California, as key stronghold turns blue For decades, wealthy and suburban Orange County has been a conservative GOP stronghold in a state that has become increasingly liberal. But since the 2018 midterm elections, the so-called “Orange Curtain” has come down....
2019-08-18, 20:52

Endangered condor may have hatched in Zion National Park SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — There’s likely a new baby condor at Zion National Park in southwest Utah. Park rangers said Thursday that they suspect a pair of endangered California condors has hatched their first egg because of behavior changes between the male and female birds. They estimate the chic...
2019-05-31, 22:00

From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species Representatives of some 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that is decimating shark populations...
2019-08-18, 03:52

5 Dead Endangered Right Whales Found In Canadian Waters Five critically endangered North Atlantic right whales have been found dead in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence this month, Canadian officials said Thursday....
2019-06-28, 06:26

Music Row added to list of ‘Most Endangered Historic Places’ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The National Trust for Historic Preservation says it has named Music Row in Nashville, Tennessee, to its 2019 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. The trust says in a statement that Music Row plays a critical role in the identity, economy, and culture o...
2019-05-30, 16:13

Population of Critically Endangered Vaquita Porpoises Now Less Than 19 Individuals There are now less than 19 individual vaquita porpoises left in the wild, according to an alarming new survey. Scientists say immediate measures are now required to save this enigmatic species from extinction.Read more......
2019-08-01, 01:26

Endangered sea turtle shot with spear in ‘horrific’ attack An endangered green sea turtle is recovering after being shot in the neck with a spear off the Florida Keys. A boater found the 150-pound turtle in distress and entangled in black rope attached to a buoy near Key Largo on Saturday, Fox 35 Orlando reported. “Splinter” underwent emergency surgery at t...
2019-09-11, 17:52

Hundreds of endangered vultures mysteriously poisoned in Botswana More than 500 vultures in Botswana have been poisoned after elephant carcasses were laced with chemicals. In a Facebook post on Thursday, the Botswanan government confirmed that the poisoning took place in the southern African nation’s Central District. “The poisoning was believed to have been cause...
2019-06-21, 19:39

Why We Don’t Need Animals to Keep Enjoying Meat The founder of Beyond Meat, the plant-based-meat company that recently went public, on a future without eating animals How did spending time on a farm as a child shape your views about animals and meat? I grew up in the city, in Washington, D.C., and College Park, Md. But my dad grew up in the count...
2019-06-06, 16:13

What the Amazon's fires mean for its animals As flames burn through Brazil's rainforest, its inhabitants are at risk of losing their homes. The fires pose a serious threat to the Amazon's delicate balance of ecosystems, putting pressure on already endangered species of animals....
2019-08-28, 23:13

Everything you need to know about travel with animals (and kids) Travel with animals is one of the great unexplored topics in travel journalism. Most of the stories are about whether pets belong on a plane.       ...
2019-06-17, 11:00

7 Animals I Just Thought Up Right Now, Off The Top Of My Head It’s not hard to think up animals, not hard at all. In fact, here are seven I just thought up right this second, just off the top of my head....
2019-06-11, 21:52

Hurricane Dorian May Have Caused a Critically Endangered Bird to Go Extinct Over the weekend, Abaco and Grand Bahama islands took a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian when it was at its peak intensity. Its winds of 185 mph and powerful storm surge washed over the Bahamas’ islands, destroying or damaging an estimated 13,000 homes. Seven people are confirmed dead, and the death...
2019-09-04, 16:13

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the global biodiversity crisis. Related: Trump officials...
2019-08-15, 02:39

Superman Building makes national list of endangered places PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence’s iconic Superman Building is included on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s annual list of the nation’s most endangered historic places. The 2019 list highlights 11 architectural and cultural sites the private nonprofit deems at risk ...
2019-05-30, 16:13

American crocodiles, once endangered, are thriving outside a nuclear plant in Florida Last week, 73 crocodile hatchlings were rescued by a team of specialists at Florida Power & Light's Turkey Point nuclear plant and dozens more are expected to emerge soon....
2019-07-21, 08:52

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about every one of them. “Well we weren’t surprised, the Trump administration has never seen an environmental law th...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Trump administration overhauls Endangered Species Act in bid to reduce red tape The Trump administration is finalizing major changes to the Endangered Species Act in a bid to reduce the system's regulatory impact, though critics say the shift could accelerate the extinction of struggling creatures. ...
2019-08-12, 19:13

Endangered African wild dog pup killed in freak accident at Miami zoo One of the world’s most endangered mammals was accidentally crushed and killed by a heavy door at a Florida zoo, according to a report. The 4-month-old African wild dog — one of just 6,000 left on earth — was being moved to an enclosure at Zoo Miami when a cable attached to a solid metal......
2019-05-21, 20:00

Democrats introduce bill to reverse rollbacks of Endangered Species Act Democrats introduced legislation seeking to reverse all three final rule changes to the Endangered Species Act implemented by the Trump administration earlier this year...
2019-09-18, 03:26

Baby boom for the kakapo, New Zealand’s critically endangered parrot There are fewer than 150 adult kakapo in New Zealand, but this year’s bumper crop of almost 90 chicks renews hope that the bird can be saved from extinction...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Democratic states promise to sue Trump for 'eviscerating' Endangered Species Act Democratic states promised Monday to sue the Trump administration for its move to "eviscerate" the Endangered Species Act by modifying how the federal government implements the law in a manner more accommodating to businesses....
2019-08-12, 23:39

Coffee helps protect Uganda's endangered mountain gorillas Poor communities in Bwindi national park have long depended on what the forest can provide. But with gorillas under threat, coffee now offers a more sustainable living....
2019-09-04, 12:39

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at mimicking human speech....
2019-07-19, 18:39

Actress charged after catching endangered clams on reality TV show BANGKOK — 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 if found guilty, an official said Friday. Actress Lee Yeol-eum cheered as she caught the three giant shellfish in a Th...
2019-07-08, 17:26

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
2019-08-23, 05:13

Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird GLEN HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Surging water levels are making matters worse for a Great Lakes shorebird that’s already on the endangered list. Piping plovers build nests and raise their young on beaches around the lakes. Coastline development has shrunk their habitat and caused their numbers to plu...
2019-06-17, 08:00

Countries vote to ban trade in endangered otters coveted as pets Two species to be classed as most at risk after ownership craze fuelled by social mediaA trade ban is looming for two endangered otter species after 100 countries voted to increase protections following a social media-fuelled craze for acquiring the mammals as pets.A majority of parties to the Conve...
2019-08-26, 20:52

The big picture: capturing the essence of India’s endangered Khasi people Aishwarya Arumbakkam’s Ka Dingiei series is inspired by the beliefs of an ancient Indian communityIn the Indian state of Meghalaya – meaning “abode of the clouds” in Sanskrit – a small village sits near the border with Bangladesh. Lama Punji is home to 40 families from the Khasi indigenous ethnic gr...
2019-07-21, 11:00

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
2019-08-22, 10:39

Endangered Florida panthers suffering from mysterious, crippling illness Mystery surrounds what’s crippling panthers in Florida after footage showed some of the beasts struggling to walk. Wildlife experts from the southern state have confirmed at least nine are known to have developed problems moving about — but many more could be afflicted. The endangered an...
2019-08-21, 22:52

These pets are groomed to look like wild animals Katrina Short is the owner of Katrina's Pet Salon in San Leandra, CA, where she specializes in creative grooming, making dogs and cats look like wild animals. She uses pet-friendly products to bling the animals or turn them into giraffes and zebras. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Als...
2019-08-10, 10:39

Adorable baby zoo animals to visit around the US Need a smile? See baby animals born throughout the U.S. this summer. Scaly, furry, feathery, tiny or big: Which is your favorite?       ...
2019-07-19, 02:00

Zoo under fire for night parties near animals London Zoo has come under fire from animal rights groups for restarting adult-only, late-night parties on its grounds -- despite concerns about drunk guests interfering with the animals or attempting to enter their enclosures....
2019-05-29, 18:00

Two injured while saving animals from fire TUCSON –  Officials are now trying to figure out what caused a fire that killed two animals and put two people in the hospital. Rural Metro firefighters were called to the home near Palo Verde and Drexel around 11:30am on Sunday. When they arrived, crews found smoke and flames coming out of a ...
2019-07-15, 01:13

Most animals can’t keep a beat despite what Darwin believed Humans turn out to have the strongest sense of rhythm of all animals, says a new book, which makes strong evolutionary connections between music and language...
2019-05-21, 14:52

When two animals interact, their brains synchronize New research shows the brains of animal pairs synchronize when they socially interact. The breakthrough promises new insights into the intricacies of social relations among animals....
2019-06-22, 01:13

Shocking stories of animals at airports The best (and worst!) stories about animals and air travel, from emotional support animal situations gone wrong to smuggled critters and more.       ...
2019-06-18, 00:52

We still don't know how some animals find their way on huge migrations From ants to bees to birds, animals cross vast and often unknown territories to reach food and breeding grounds. A new book looks at their extraordinary wayfinding skills...
2019-05-21, 14:52

The kid who saves animals with handmade bowties Darius has made it his mission to help get dogs and cats adopted faster by outfitting them with his handmade bowties.        ...
2019-09-07, 05:26

CBD still not legal in food for humans or animals, FDA says A roomful of natural products professionals and CBD entrepreneurs heard the bad news in Denver from a spokesperson: The U.S. FDA still considers CBD a prohibited substance in any food for humans or animals....
2019-08-17, 05:52

Queensland signs off Adani's plan for endangered black-throated finch Environment department says process has been rigorous but critics warn approved plan puts bird at risk of extinctionThe Queensland government has signed off on Adani’s black-throated finch management plan, one of two state approvals the company needs to begin preparatory construction for its Adani c...
2019-05-31, 07:00

Endangered whale sharks strain fish out of the water using huge mouths Whale sharks can feed on huge numbers of prey at once by opening their mouths over a metre wide. But they are gentle giants and juveniles even swim with divers...
2019-07-31, 18:13

New Survey Finds Hundreds of Endangered Bird Parts for Sale on Facebook Hundreds of parts of the critically endangered helmeted hornbill appeared for sale on Thai-language Facebook groups, according to a new report. Read more......
2019-08-28, 13:39

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2019-08-12, 18:52

Rare firefly with double-green flash could be headed for endangered list BETHANY BEACH, Del. (AP) — Peering through the darkness under the faint light of a peach-colored moon, wildlife biologist Jason Davis spots a telltale green flash in the bushes....
2019-08-02, 20:52

Killing endangered species to save them? Trophy hunters lobby at CITES As conservationists and campaigners thrash out wildlife trade rules, a debate rages over whether trophy hunting helps or hinders the protection of endangered species....
2019-08-27, 21:13

World’s fattest parrot, the endangered kākāpō, could be wiped out by fungal infection Seven of the birds native to New Zealand have died, with just 142 adults remainingThe world’s fattest parrot is facing an existential threat in the form of a dangerous fungal infection which has already endangered a fifth of its species.Seven of New Zealand’s native kākāpō have died in recent months...
2019-06-13, 03:52

Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court With fewer than 20 left in the South American country’s Gran Chaco forest – the big cats could be classed as a ‘non-human person’Argentina’s supreme court has been asked to recognize the legal rights of the South American jaguar, of which fewer than 20 individuals remain alive in the country’s Gran ...
2019-07-19, 21:01

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. The legislation comes as unions are pressuring the party to act before pensions start going bankrupt....
2019-07-10, 21:39

Korean Actor, Who Catches Endangered Clams On TV, Faces 5 Years In Jail A South Korean actress faces up to five years in a Thai jail for catching endangered giant clams in a reality TV stunt, an official said Saturday, despite the show's extensive apology....
2019-07-06, 20:52

Korean actress faces Thai jail for endangered clam stunt During filming for a reality TV show, the actress prised open two giant clams that are protected under Thai law. The show's producers have apologized but she could now face a 5-year jail sentence....
2019-07-06, 20:26

Hope to save critically endangered vaquita porpoise from extinction is dwindling The vaquita in the Gulf of California is the most endangered cetacean in the world. Most likely, no more than 10 animals are left. Its extinction is imminent — and some even say, it's for the best....
2019-08-14, 23:26

Arizona authorities searching for 'endangered' woman who was chased, forced into truck by man Authorities in Arizona believe a woman seen in surveillance video being forced into a truck by a man may be in danger, and officials are pleading with the public for help finding the unidentified pair....
2019-08-13, 20:39

A ‘Beech Bonanza’ Boosted the Population of This Critically Endangered New Zealand Bird A rare New Zealand bird once thought to be extinct is having its most successful breeding season in years. The kākāriki karaka, also known as the orange-fronted parakeet, is having an “epic” breeding season due to a “beech seed bonanza,” Conservation Minister Eugeni...
2019-07-19, 07:26

Scarf the tracker dog protects animals from poachers A mother's work is never done. This dog raises her seven pups while saving endangered animals from poachers in Kenya's wild. This video was made possible through the International Center for Journalists' Bringing Home the World fellowship.        ...
2019-08-23, 08:52

We could soon make animals with cells that contain two genetic codes Molecular machinery to make synthetic proteins has been added to human cells in the lab. Next: animals and plants with artificial factories in every cell...
2019-05-21, 14:52

No Man's Sky Creator On New Multiplayer Features, Taming Animals, And More When No Man’s Sky Beyond was announced in March, Hello Games called it “three major updates rolled into one larger free release.” Out August 14, the first will be a new approach to multiplayer, and the second is VR. Since that blog post, No Man’s Sky players have been waiting to hear what the third ...
2019-08-09, 15:13

Prague zoo animals cool down with sorbet in the heat Adorable pictures show gorillas and polar bears at Prague’s zoo keeping cool during the current European heat wave by eating their own version of sorbet....
2019-06-27, 20:39

Migration can both promote, inhibit cooperation among animals Migration can help species thrive by generating the ideal spatial distribution for cooperation, according to a new mathematical model. Migration can also, however, inhibit cooperation, fueling a species' downfall....
2019-08-10, 00:00

Thirsty animals get help from state wildlife officials PHOENIX (AP) — Thirsty wildlife around Arizona are getting help from the state. The Arizona Game and Fish Department has hauled more than 1.5 million gallons (5,678 cubic meters) of water to 3,000 catchments around the state this year. Hot temperatures and a dry monsoon season are fueling the need. ...
2019-09-11, 21:52

Many animals can’t adapt fast enough to climate change Enlarge / Bonobos carrying the footprint of an ancient, extinct species of ape. (credit: flickr user: Reflexiste) Climate change has thrown our beautifully balanced planet into chaos. As oceans and forests transform and ecosystems go into shock, perhaps a million species teeter on the edge of exti...
2019-07-31, 20:26

We the Animals review – tough times in the sunshine This coming-of-age story about three brothers growing up in backwoods America features some hard knocks but risks prettifying povertyWorking in the highly-charged style of Terrence Malick, documentary film-maker Jeremiah Zagar makes his feature debut with this poetic, sensual coming-of-age movie abo...
2019-06-13, 18:26

NYC pet owners are giving their stressed out animals pot products These pets won’t stay off the grass. New York dogs and cats are turning to pot to deal with ailments like chronic pain and seizures — and just to mellow out after a long day walking for The Man, according to their owners and dealers. “Phoebe is a little high-strung and it kind of takes......
2019-05-28, 03:26

Most 'meat' in 2040 will not come from dead animals, says report Consultants say 60% will be grown in vats or plant-based products that taste like meatMost of the meat people eat in 2040 will not come from slaughtered animals, according to a report that predicts 60% will be either grown in vats or replaced by plant-based products that look and taste like meat.The...
2019-06-12, 12:26

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

Chicago takes in animals displaced by hurricane As Hurricane Dorian approaches the East Coast, dozens of animals evacuated from South Carolina have arrived at the Chicago Anti-Cruelty Society. (Sept. 5)        ...
2019-09-06, 05:52

In Planet Zoo, You Can Only Get Good By Learning Facts About Animals Planet Zoo is the latest simulator from Frontier Developments, the creators of Roller Coaster Tycoon and the recent Planet Coaster. In this one, you’re building a zoo and making sure all the animals are well cared for, which comes with unexpected challengers for players used to making theme parks....
2019-06-18, 17:13

'Elusive and cryptic lizard': hunt on in Melbourne for endangered grassland earless dragon Newly discovered species could soon be the first reptile on the Australian mainland to be declared extinctA newly reclassified species of lizard that is native to areas now paved by Melbourne’s suburbs could become the first reptile on mainland Australia to be declared extinct.A taxonomic survey of ...
2019-05-24, 02:52

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some stru...
2019-08-13, 03:13

Animals are hilarious — and the Comedy Wildlife Awards prove it These beasts are wildly funny. The preliminary results are in for 2019’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, and the picture-perfect specimens were caught in the act — of being adorable. From a booty-slapping fox to friendly bugs and toothy zebras, these animal-world comedians sure know how to...
2019-09-11, 23:26

Orthodox Jews sick of being ‘photographed like animals’ by tourists “They see me as a freak,” said Max Hauer. “They see us as people from another world [and] if you’re not seen as human, then they think it’s OK” to take photos and stare....
2019-09-07, 21:00

Trump officials weaken protections for animals near extinction Changes to how Endangered Species Act is implemented come as world scientists warn biodiversity crisis will put humanity at riskThe Trump administration is scaling back the US government’s latitude to protect species nearing extinction, as world scientists warn that a biodiversity crisis will soon p...
2019-08-12, 19:52

Vegans march in Germany to 'give animals a voice' Vegans are aiming to better organize and advance their message through animal rights activism. Tens of thousands are joining the Animal Rights March wordwide, including in the German cities of Cologne and Berlin....
2019-08-18, 05:52

For the First Time, Researchers Eliminated HIV From the Genomes of Living Animals There’s no question that powerful anti-HIV medications can do a fairly good job of keeping the virus under control. Used properly, these anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) can suppress HIV enough to keep it at levels so low they’re undetectable in the blood, which drastically lowers the chance...
2019-07-02, 20:26

Demi Moore can’t land a joke in ‘Corporate Animals’ While it may appear that Demi Moore has abandoned Hollywood for a simpler life, the “Ghost” actress has actually been pumping out duds like a T-shirt factory. In the past five years she’s starred in such non-classics as “Wild Oats,” “Forsaken,” “Blind” and “Rough Night.” And now, here’s anothe...
2019-09-20, 00:13

Rare Rhinos Among More Than 200 Animals Killed In Assam Floods Forty percent of Kaziranga National Park in Assam has been left under water following 10 days of torrential rains that have also killed more than 71 people in the northeastern state....
2019-07-24, 18:52

19 dead animals found in pet carriers, garbage bags WINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Nineteen dead animals have been found behind a Pennsylvania home in what one humane officer calls the worst case of animal cruelty she’s ever seen. The bodies of one dog and 18 cats were found Wednesday in carriers, bins or garbage bags in a wooded area of Butler ...
2019-06-15, 00:52

This is how zoo animals across the country are keeping cool during the heat wave As temperatures rose from the East Coast to the West Coast, zoos have had to get creative in keeping their animals safe under the extreme conditions. Elephant showers, wolf pool parties and frozen watermelons have been just a few of the ideas they came up with....
2019-07-22, 17:00

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals Southern African nation aiming to limit starvation and generate conservation fundsDrought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals – including elephants and giraffes – to limit loss of life and generate US$1.1 million for conservation, the authorities confirmed Saturday.“Gi...
2019-06-16, 11:26

Noted dog breeders charged over animals found in squalor KINGWOOD, N.J. (AP) — The owners of a once-renowned New Jersey dog kennel where authorities say nearly 200 terriers and dachshunds were living in squalor are now facing numerous animal cruelty charges. The counts against 66-year-old Martin Strozeski and 70-year-old Marcia Knoster, both of Stockton, ...
2019-06-18, 14:52

'The Lion King' roars into Disney realm of animals just like us The new "The Lion King" hews closely to the original, standing apart with its visual realism, using computer animation to approximate the look of a nature documentary. Yet amid a golden age of that genre, as the Disney blockbuster heads toward a big opening weekend, it also reminds us how talking an...
2019-07-18, 19:52

Crannog: the woman who cares for animals at the end of their lives – video Alexis has a life-threatening disease. She spends her time in the wooded expanse of northern Scotland, where she takes care of dozens of animals who are also sick, wounded or dying. Some have terminal cancer, some would otherwise be killed because of their disabilities, some were saved from slaughte...
2019-07-12, 18:52

Physics indicates some of Earth’s earliest animals helped each other feed Enlarge / The result of a fluid mechanics simulation with multiple Erniettas. (credit: Dave Mazierski) What drove the evolution of the earliest animal life? In modern animals, it's easy to infer a lot about an organism's lifestyle based on its anatomy. Even back in the Cambrian, with its large col...
2019-06-21, 22:00

11 times wild animals ended up in places they shouldn't be Alan Diaz/AP Photo Sometimes, animals end up in places where they're not supposed to be. An alligator was spotted in Chicago's Humboldt Park Lagoon on Tuesday. A mountain lion once tried to enter a casino in Reno, Nevada. A kangaroo was seen hopping across a bridge in Grand Chute, Wisconsin. Visit ...
2019-07-12, 00:26

Cops warn animals at Disney World may have rabies It’s not just the parkgoers you have to worry about. Disney — which is currently dealing with the fallout from its Toontown throw-down in California — may have an even bigger problem on their hands in the Sunshine State, where a 60-day rabies alert was issued for an area near it...
2019-07-10, 15:13

Watch: Zoo Animals Share Techniques To Keep Cool In Heatwave Large swathes of western and northern Europe will scorch this week with temperatures reaching up to 43 degrees Celsius. But it's not just humans who are feeling the hot weather, zoo animals in Europe......
2019-06-27, 19:39

Hot conditions across United States put people, animals at risk Temperatures at or above 100 degrees will create dangers for more adults, children and animals across parts of the United States in the days leading up to Independence Day....
2019-06-30, 00:26

Vultures are eating animals alive on Kentucky farms Vultures are multiplying nationally, and their greater numbers have made them more desperate for food – even if it's alive        ...
2019-06-30, 15:52

Human organs to be grown in animals after ban lifted in Japan A controversial experiment to create "human-animal hybrids" using gene-manipulation science has been approved in Japan. It attempts to solve a major healthcare problem: the short supply of human organs for transplants....
2019-07-31, 20:26

Here’s why animals behave strangely during lunar and solar eclipses For most animals, the structure of their day – and indeed their year – depends on the light-dark cycle. These regular and rhythmic cycles in the length of days tell animals when they should be foraging, when they should be asleep, when it’s time to migrate and when it’s time to breed. Animals can te...
2019-07-19, 05:13

German circus replaced animals with holograms, and it’s awesome Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned, and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The treatment of circus animals is one of the biggest crit...
2019-06-07, 13:26

There’s now an AI to prevent cats from bringing dead animals into your house We cover a lot of stuff related to AI. There are some fascinating models that can create talking head videos based on just one picture, or manipulate an image with just one click. But now there’s a fascinating model that can stop your cat from bringing dead prey home. Ben Hamm, creator of the model ...
2019-07-01, 13:26

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the real world, so long as you have an AR-enabled phon......
2019-06-01, 22:13

Watch: This Circus Uses 3D Holograms Instead Of Animals To Fight Cruelty A circus in Germany has taken an innovative step to fight animal cruelty. Circus Ronacalli has begun to phase out real animals in their acts, replacing them with beautiful 3D holograms instead....
2019-06-07, 05:52

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.The researchers estimate that more than 1,000 larger...
2019-05-23, 12:26

A chimp's hug shows it's time to accept that animals have feelings too In Mama’s Last Hug, primatologist Frans de Waal argues that we can no longer deny that animals have feelings and we need to look closely at their inner lives...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Animals In Pak Zoo Suffer In Heat, Agencies Tussle Over Its Management An emaciated wolf rested its head on a block of ice, seeking relief from stifling heat in a zoo in Pakistan's capital, while another gazed at a family enjoying an afternoon picnic as an elephant......
2019-07-24, 11:13

Actress who allegedly caught endangered clams on TV show could face prison time: reports An actress from South Korea could face prison time in Thailand for allegedly catching endangered clams during the filming of a TV show, according to reports....
2019-07-06, 13:39

Marine Animal Response Society in need of funds to protect endangered whales, train volunteers The society hopes to use the funds to better respond, research and advocate for solutions aimed at protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales....
2019-07-16, 21:26

Russian couple face losing son, 1; prosecutors claim they endangered him by bringing him to violent protest A Russian couple could lose custody of their one-year-old son after prosecutors allege they endangered the welfare of the child by taking him to an unauthorized protest where police detained more than 1,400 people, a claim the couple vehemently denied. ...
2019-08-08, 07:00

People Are Taking Emotional Support Animals Everywhere. States Are Cracking Down. More Americans are saying they need a variety of animals — dogs, ducks, even insects — for their mental health. But critics say many are really just pets that do not merit special status....
2019-06-18, 20:52

“Clear the Shelter” event helps adopt dozens of animals TUCSON — Over a hundred animals have a new home thanks in part to the “Clear the Shelter” event held at Pima Animal Care Center on Saturday. The shelter waived adopted fees for pets four months and older. August is typically the busiest time for workers at PACC. They take in typica...
2019-08-18, 11:52

Humans aren't only killing off animals -- plants are disappearing too, report says Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more than twice the number of bird, mammal and amphibian species that have met the same fate, according to a new study....
2019-06-11, 11:52

Carnivorous pitcher plants are regularly eating vertebrate animals A survey in August and September 2018 revealed that a fifth of the pitcher plants growing in one bog in Ontario had caught at least one juvenile salamander...
2019-06-10, 16:13

German circus goes cruelty-free and replaces animals with holograms Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The treatment of circus animals is one of the biggest criticisms of mod...
2019-06-07, 18:26

They don't look as scary as a snake or a bear, but these animals are surprisingly deadly Dogs bite. Bees sting. Farm animals kill. These animals don't look as scary as snakes or bears, but it's worth remembering how deadly they can be.        ...
2019-05-23, 12:39

'It's scary': wildlife selfies harming animals, experts warn Concern in New Zealand that trend of taking photographs with penguins and other creatures is having impact on feeding, breeding and birth ratesAt the International Penguin Conference in New Zealand, the experts were worried. Among sobering discussions about the perils of the climate crisis and habit...
2019-09-03, 04:26

Pima Co. Sheriff’s Dept. seized 43 animals from illegal campsite TUCSON – On Wednesday dogs, cats, and turtles were seized by deputies after they received a call around the area of San Joaquin and Ajo Way. Pima Animal Care removed 43 animals that were living in a travel trailer with Andres Contreras and Joylynn Severns. The Sheriff’s department stated...
2019-06-21, 06:13

"Animals Too Can Have Surrogacy": Giriraj Singh Hits Back At Critics Union Minister for Animal Husbandry Giriraj Singh on Tuesday defended his "will setup cow birth factories" statement saying that he will continue focusing on his work irrespective of criticism....
2019-09-03, 21:26

Stranded Bahamians wait to get off Abaco Island: 'Only animals can live here' Hundreds of Bahamians affected by Hurricane Dorian headed to the port at Grand Abaco Friday in desperate hope of getting off the storm-ravaged island as the death toll rose to 43....
2019-09-07, 15:26

Eating Animals review – painful portrait of factory farming Natalie Portman narrates an unsettling documentary about how agribusiness resorts to ever greater squalor and cruelty ‘You vote at least three times a day with your fork,” says a farmer in this sombre, painful, relevant documentary about agribusiness from film-maker Christopher Quinn, based on the 2...
2019-06-06, 09:52

Like salmon? They're now the first genetically modified animals approved for consumption Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish.       ...
2019-06-21, 18:52

London Zoo Defends Return of Late-Night Parties Among the Animals Activists say the mix of alcohol and music at the event, which is intended to bring visitors closer to the wildlife and raise conservation funds, is inappropriate....
2019-06-10, 18:39

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

Big cats and exotic birds: Colombia's rescued animals – in pictures Most of the animals at the Santa Cruz Foundation in San Antonio, Colombia, have been rescued from traffickers and circuses. The multimillion-dollar illegal wildlife trade is the fourth-largest in the country after drugs, guns and human trafficking Continue reading......
2019-08-05, 19:26

Japan Approves Growing Human Organs In Animals For First Time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
2019-08-01, 11:00

Canada Goose pulls claims about its ‘ethical’ treatment of animals Canada Goose has quietly stepped away from bold guarantees about the “ethical” treatment of animals it uses for its pricey outerwear, The Post has learned. The Toronto-based coat company — which for more than a year has faced a probe by the Federal Trade Commission over allegations of false advertis...
2019-08-01, 23:13

From Thelma and Louise to Animals: how female friendships on screen got real Animals is the latest film to explore women’s lives in a refreshingly realistic way. Why did it take Fleabag and Girls for cinema to realise there is more to a narrative than marriage?When did you last see a film with a friendship between two women that felt real, a friendship that didn’t play secon...
2019-08-04, 01:26

| Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
2019-08-02, 22:13

Conservative MP calls for national rules for emotional service animals Michelle Rempel's husband, U.S. military veteran Jeffrey Garner, has an emotional-service dog for therapeutic reasons and has official documentation from medical specialists for it....
2019-07-18, 08:00

Animals rights complaint details dog deaths at Johns Hopkins BALTIMORE — An animal rights group has filed a federal complaint against Johns Hopkins University researchers over a lab experiment in which nine dogs had to be euthanized after spinal surgeries. The Baltimore Sun reports that Stop Animal Exploitation Now wants the U.S. Agriculture Department to imp...
2019-08-14, 02:52

PACC expects to take in hundreds of stray animals after Fourth of July TUCSON- After the Fourth of July, the Pima Animal Care Center expects to take in hundreds of lost pets over the next couple of days. Tiffany Mendola said that she found a little dog wondering around Old Father and Ina with no tags. “We were riding our bikes this morning and we saw this little ...
2019-07-06, 07:52

Anti-Trump CNN star Jim Acosta claims president's fans make some reporters 'feel endangered' CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta said some of his media colleagues now live in fear of Trump supporters, during a Tuesday interview for his new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America." ...
2019-06-19, 02:01

2-year-old boy dies from E. coli linked to animals at San Diego County Fair Three other children were also sickened by the bacteria after coming in contact with animals at the fair.        ...
2019-06-29, 19:13

Trump Administration Reauthorizes Use of ‘Cyanide Bombs’ to Kill Wild Animals The Environmental Protection Agency uses the spring-loaded poison devices to kill thousands of coyotes and foxes, despite opposition from environmental groups....
2019-08-10, 17:26

Animals failing to adapt to speed of climate crisis, study finds Scientists warn of ‘alarming’ lag between human-driven seasons shift and animals’ behavioural changesThe speed of climate disruption is outstripping many animals’ capacity to adapt, according to a study that warns of a growing threat to even common species such as sparrows, magpies and deer.Scientis...
2019-07-23, 19:26

Animals review – Holliday Grainger paints poignant portrait of singledom A handsome newcomer triggers fallout and existential crisis in this wisecracking adaptation of Emma Jane Unsworth’s novelEmma Jane Unsworth has adapted her 2014 novel for the screen and the resulting movie, directed by the Australian film-maker Sophie Hyde, is flawed but interesting, kept upright by...
2019-08-01, 12:26

Collecting Things (And Silly Animals) In Dragon Quest Builders 2 Is Stressful Fun There has never been a video game checklist that I didn’t simultaneously love and hate. The Explorer’s Shores islands found in Dragon Quest Builders 2 are chock full of them, and I could not resist their siren songs. They led me to mini-adventures that were fun and mildly frustrating, as well as an ...
2019-08-24, 23:39

Fighting for sex helps animals survive habitat loss, new beetle research says Animals around the world are seeing their environments change. Climate change is causing heating and changes to weather patterns, the oceans are becoming more acidic, and previously undisturbed habitats are being altered and degraded by human activities. If we want to understand how these changes wi...
2019-08-03, 20:00

PHOTOS: Animals ‘loving’ late spring snow in Northern Arizona Snow in May? In Arizona. Yes, we know it’s crazy. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory that is in effect until 11 a.m. Thursday. The areas affected are Doney Park, Flagstaff, Forest Lakes, Fredonia, Grand Canyon, Heber-Overgaard, Jacob Lake, North Rim and Williams. The...
2019-05-23, 20:26

Tigers kill Italian tamer as parliament mulls ban on circus animals Four tigers have mauled to death their tamer in southern Italy, fuelling calls for a ban on the use of animals in circuses as parliament debates the issue....
2019-07-05, 19:52

U.S. prohibits airlines from banning specific species, breeds as service animals The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday prohibited airlines from banning specific breeds of dogs in its new guidelines on in-flight service animals....
2019-08-09, 10:52

Oklahoma cowboys ride in to save hundreds of animals from unprecedented flooding For the past two weeks, farmers in Oklahoma have wincingly witnessed unprecedented floods decimate decades of history, their ranches, their livestock, their livelihoods. But a group of four longtime friends and cowboys have set aside their own day jobs and joined forces to voluntarily save as many a...
2019-06-03, 15:26

Trump administration authorizes 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animals The poison-filled, spring-loaded traps, called M-44s, are used by Wildlife Services for the benefit of farmers and ranchersThe Trump administration has reauthorized government officials to use controversial poison devices – dubbed “cyanide bombs” by critics – to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals...
2019-08-08, 21:26

Texas mass shooter threatened neighbor, shot animals from roof: report A neighbor of the Odessa, Texas, mass shooter says she reported him to police last month — after he threatened her with a rifle for leaving trash near his property — but cops couldn’t find his house on account of it having no GPS address or electricity. The woman told CNN that Seth...
2019-09-02, 15:52

From live animals to architect touches: 10 quirky restrooms vying for the title of America's best In this age of selfies and social media, some venues are gaining extra attention by giving guests unusual and creative restroom. Here's a look at 10 that are in the running for America's best....
2019-08-12, 04:00

Trump administration reverses decision to use 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animals The poison-filled traps are used by the federal government to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals for farmers and ranchersAfter sustained public outcry, the Trump administration has voided its decision to reauthorize controversial cyanide traps for killing wildlife.The traps, which are known as M...
2019-08-16, 13:39

Toddler Dies From E. Coli Linked to Contact With Animals at San Diego County Fair Officials say a 2-year-old boy, who died on June 24, was one of four children who showed symptoms of E. coli after coming in contact with animals at the fair in June....
2019-07-01, 02:39

Ontario zoos offer up-close experiences with animals, breaching global guidelines "The animals are stressed when they're constantly being held or patted or forced to give rides or to perform tricks. This is an unnatural activity for them," said Melissa Matlow, the Canada-based campaign director at World Animal Protection....
2019-07-31, 18:13

Volunteers rush to transport shelter animals threatened by Barry out of storm's path A multistate rescue effort helped secure and transport more than 120 cats and dogs to safety on Friday, removing them from shelters in Louisiana in anticipation of Tropical Storm Barry....
2019-07-14, 08:26

Macaulay Culkin's Reaction to Disney's Home Alone Reboot Will Make You Say ''Ya Filthy Animals'' Keep the change, ya filthy animals! Disney recently announced a Home Alone reboot and Macaulay Culkin had some thoughts. On Tuesday, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed the studio was......
2019-08-08, 02:39

Beto O'Rourke peddles false claim that Trump called asylum-seekers 'animals' Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a candidate for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, used a televised town hall event Tuesday night to spread the debunked claim that President Trump called asylum seekers “animals."...
2019-05-22, 08:26

Canada needs to ramp up ocean protection by 30% to give marine animals ‘hope of survival’: report The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says in a report that while there has been progress in recent years, recommendations from international scientific bodies suggest there's more work to do....
2019-06-03, 14:52

Demi Moore leads a team-building exercise from hell in the Corporate Animals trailer While we anxiously await the (promised) third film in the Creep franchise, director Patrick Brice has a new and apparently more accessible horror-comedy on the way with Corporate Animals. The first trailer for Brice’s latest has arrived, offering a sneak peek at what is surely the worst mandatory wo...
2019-08-21, 03:13

Gruff Rhys of Super Furry Animals ‘jumped at the chance’ to make unique album For Gruff Rhys — the Welsh musician known for fronting the indie rock band Super Furry Animals — a “chance encounter” with South African electronic musician Muzi led to his new solo album, “Pang!” out Sept. 13. “Two years ago, I could not have ever imagined making this ...
2019-09-03, 19:52

Animals and plants help engineers light up cities, detect explosives, and predict natural disastors For decades, humans have modeled technology on observations of the natural world. But new discoveries about nature—and tools for manipulating it—have opened up novel approaches potentially more powerful than mere imitation to solving Human Age problems. Spinach that can detect explosives Engineers h...
2019-07-21, 22:39

Inspiring: David Attenborough Just Told A Class Of Second-Graders That Any Of Them Could Grow Up To Stare At Animals And Describe What They’re Doing If you needed a little pick-me-up today, you should know that one of television’s most beloved personalities just went out of his way to inspire the next generation to follow their dreams: David Attenborough just told a class of second-graders that any of them could one day grow up to stare at anima...
2019-06-20, 00:52

Seth Ator, West Texas shooter, was 'violent, aggressive person' who liked to fire at animals, neighbor says The 36-year-old man who killed seven people during a shooting spree in West Texas over the weekend was a “violent, aggressive person” who liked targeting animals before he set his sights on the public, a neighbor said....
2019-09-03, 22:13

New Zealand man brings professional clown to pink-slip meeting who mimed crying, made balloon animals A New Zealand advertising executive facing the bleak prospect of being fired decided to inject a bit of humor into the situation, bringing a professional clown to his pink-slip meeting instead of a colleague for emotional support....
2019-09-14, 08:52

'Critically endangered': Countries come together in efforts to protect sharks and rays The U.S. voted against the initiative addressing the trade of mako sharks, but was in favor of proposals helping wedgefishes and guitarfishes.        ...
2019-08-26, 10:52

Trump Administration’s Changes to The Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species To Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixon, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is credited wi...
2019-08-15, 02:13

The Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixon, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is credited wi...
2019-08-15, 06:00

US says Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy reconnaissance plane, endangered crew "The Maduro regime continues to undermine internationally-recognized laws and demonstrate its contempt for international agreements," the U.S. said.        ...
2019-07-22, 01:26

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species List as Nations Move to Regulate Trade of Body Parts (GENEVA) — Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations. Thursday’s vote by a key committee at the World Wildlife Conference known as CITES pa...
2019-08-23, 02:26

An Office alum can’t sharpen the office satire of Corporate Animals—but the cannibalism helps The problem with so many movies that try to portray the drudgery and frustrations of office life is the pervasive feeling (however inaccurate it may be) that the filmmakers may not have ever experienced that drudgery firsthand. This can be true even of filmmakers who have ears and eyes for the munda...
2019-09-16, 22:52

Delaware's latest First State title: Only no-kill state for shelter animals Delaware's designation as the country's first no-kill state for shelter animals came from the Best Friends Animal Society.        ...
2019-08-12, 13:26

'The Masked Singer' preview: New animals face off in smackdowns, and winner T-Pain returns 'The Masked Singer,' Fox's reality hit, returns Sept. 25 for Season 2 with an expanded cast, celebrity 'smackdowns' and winner T-Pain as guest judge.        ...
2019-08-10, 01:39

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says 'border guards treat migrants like animals' after Texas detention centre visits US border guards have been accused by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of treating migrant detainees like animals and forcing them to drink from toilets....
2019-07-02, 11:13

Moderate Democrats' climate proposal highlights rift with progressives New Democrat Coalition worried that Green New Deal plays into Republican messaging, seek ‘secure durable climate legislation’Moderate congressional Democrats worried about the infeasibility of passing the kind of sweeping climate legislation their progressive counterparts are proposing, such as the ...
2019-09-19, 05:52

Scientists set out how to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 Strong civil society movements are needed to ramp up pace of change, says studyGreenhouse gas emissions could be halved in the next decade if a small number of current technologies and behavioural trends are ramped up and adopted more widely, researchers have found, saying strong civil society movem...
2019-09-19, 05:52

Igor Shesterkin’s hyped Rangers debut was years in the making The countdown, more than five years in the making, arrived at 10:10 of the second period of the Rangers’ exhibition opener against the Devils at the Garden on Wednesday. That is when 23-year-old Igor Shesterkin, the Moscow-born 118th-overall selection of the 2014 entry draft, replaced Alexandar Geor...
2019-09-19, 05:52

Eric Abetz compares The Conversation to Nazis over stance on climate change denial Tasmanian senator says Hitler would be ‘so proud’ after academic website announces it will not tolerate climate change denial The Liberal senator Eric Abetz has compared the Conversation website to Hitler, Stalin and Mao, after it announced a zero-tolerance approach to climate change deniers.The aca...
2019-09-19, 05:52

Ben Olsen’s choice for D.C. United: Wayne Rooney or Ola Kamara The coach prefers to start one striker but will have two proven scorers when both are healthy. It’s Rooney’s job to lose, though he has gone two months and five matches without a goal....
2019-09-19, 05:52

Falling Demand for Architects a Warning Shot for Industry The American Institute of Architects said Wednesday that its monthly billings index, which measures the demand for design services, fell to its lowest point since May 2012....
2019-09-19, 05:52

No McFunerals Please A study concludes that descriptive logos outperform simpler ones for companies trying to gain traction, except when it comes to describing something unpleasant....
2019-09-19, 05:52

There may be a huge Apple Watch upgrade cycle on the horizon Over the past few years, the Apple Watch has quickly evolved from a niche product into a mainstream device. Thanks to a number of impressive updates that saw Apple add cellular connectivity, along with a host of health and fitness features, Apple Watch sales have increased at an impressive clip each...
2019-09-19, 06:13

Facebook’s new Portal TV turns your television into a video chat monitor The average Facebook user out there likely wasn’t secretly hoping the world’s biggest social networking company (and frequent privacy flouter) would release a new video chat device that could be installed in the home. Nevertheless, Facebook has stepped up to do so anyway — in actua...
2019-09-19, 06:13

Body Snatchers, the Cemetery Entrepreneurs of the 18th and 19th Centuries Anatomists of the 18th and 19th centuries faced a dreadful predicament in that they lacked what would today be called ‘educational aids’.  They needed cadavers to dissect.   ...
2019-09-19, 06:39

Rise in crime tied to rising blood pressure (Reuters Health) - People living in communities with rising crime rates may be more likely than those in safer neighborhoods to develop high blood pressure, a new study suggests....
2019-09-19, 07:00

Survey logs big one-year jump in nicotine vaping among 8th-graders The rate of nicotine vaping among 8th-graders in the U.S. nearly doubled in the past year and the rate among 12th-graders jumped by 22%, according to a new survey released Wednesday...
2019-09-19, 07:00

GSK's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray gets FDA panel backing An independent expert panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday recommended approval of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray that aims to help smokers quit their addiction....
2019-09-19, 07:00

Childhood behavior problems linked to insomnia in adulthood (Reuters Health) - Treating kids' behavior problems might have the additional benefit of reducing their risk of insomnia as adults, a recent study suggests....
2019-09-19, 07:00

PM to meet military chiefs on unofficial campaign trial Boris Johnson is continuing his unofficial general election campaign with talks with military chiefs and meeting troops on a visit to an army training ground....
2019-09-19, 07:00

Brenda L. Jacobs has been missing since 2003. Philadelphia police may have found her remains Remains found by Philadelphia police may close the case of Brenda L. Jacobs, who has been missing since 2003.        ...
2019-09-19, 07:52

Derrick Henry tired of seeing 99-yard run Titans running back Derrick Henry is tired of seeing his NFL record-tying 99-yard rum and says he’s pretty sure the Jaguars are, too. Henry tied Tony Dorsett’s record against Jacksonville last December. (Sept. 18)        ...
2019-09-19, 07:52

Trump administration looking at Los Angeles homeless The Trump administration did not offer specific solutions to homelessness in Los Angeles as the secretary of Housing and Urban Development toured a Skid Row shelter and called for cooperation among federal, state and local governments. (Sept. 18)        ...
2019-09-19, 07:52

Jon Pardi puts on his dancing shoes for new video Country singer Jon Pardi enlisted the help of his girlfriend Summer Duncan and put on his dancing shoes for his new music video, “Heartache Medication.” (Sept. 18)        ...
2019-09-19, 07:52

Ash Brazill recalled and two new caps named in Diamonds netball squad New Zealand await in next month’s Constellation Cup Debutants Maddy Turner and Laura Scherian called upNSW Swifts defender Maddy Turner and Sunshine Coast midcourter Laura Scherian are the two uncapped players in Australia’s squad of 13 for next month’s four-match Constellation Cup netball series ag...
2019-09-19, 08:13

JGBs climb after BOJ stands pat on monetary policy Japanese government bond prices rose on Thursday, extending gains after the Bank of Japan kept its policy on hold, a decision that put the central bank out of step with the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank....
2019-09-19, 08:39

Brazil's Oi in talks to sell mobile unit to Telecom Italia, Telefonica -sources Brazilian telecommunications firm Oi SA is in talks with Spain's Telefonica SA and Italy's Telecom Italia SpA to sell its mobile network to avoid insolvency, five people with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-09-19, 08:39

Tokyo court clears former Tepco execs of negligence over Fukushima disaster A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl in 1986....
2019-09-19, 08:39

DEA investigating where Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs obtained lethal drugs, per report Drug enforcement officials tell ESPN they're looking into where Tyler Skaggs obtained the drugs that were in his system at the time of his death.       ...
2019-09-19, 09:26

Fantasy football position rankings: Cowboys primed to dominate Dolphins in Week 3 Dallas' offense should have a field day vs. Miami, with Dak Prescott as this week's No. 2 quarterback and Ezekiel Elliott the top-rated running back.       ...
2019-09-19, 09:26

Shane Gillis jokes about 'SNL' firing, Asians and 'funny' Trump assassination at NYC show Fired 'Saturday Night Live' cast member Shane Gillis insisted that he didn't vote for President Donald Trump at his first show since Monday's exit.        ...
2019-09-19, 09:26

Beijing's new mega-airport ready to open China is poised to open a new mega-airport to the south of Beijing ahead of the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic. Find out what Beijing Daxing International Airport is all about....
2019-09-19, 09:52

Timber industry pressing to be included in Trump trade war assistance for farmers The timber industry is pressing the Trump administration and Congress to be included in the China trade retaliation relief currently available to the agricultural industry. The administration has thus far excluded loggers from assistance, but 65 members of the industry are trying to change that with...
2019-09-19, 09:52

"Exceptional" Angel Di Maria Stars As PSG Tear Apart Sorry Real Madrid Angel Di Maria scored twice against his former club as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Real Madrid 3-0 to get off to the perfect start in the UEFA Champions League....
2019-09-19, 09:52

China hopes for 'objective' probe on Saudi attacks China's hopes for an "objective" investigation into attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, the foreign ministry said on Thursday, after Saudi Arabia said the attacks were "unquestionably sponsored" by Tehran....
2019-09-19, 10:39

French Leftist leader goes on trial on intimidation charges Leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon, one of France's main opposition leaders, arrived at a courthouse outside Paris on Thursday at the start of his trial on charges of intimidating officials who were investigating him over possible funding irregularities....
2019-09-19, 10:39

Tokyo court clears former Tepco executives of negligence over Fukushima disaster A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl in 1986....
2019-09-19, 10:39

France: 'not very credible' that Yemenis attacked Saudi oil plants A claim from Yemen's Houthi rebels they were responsible for the attack on Saudi oil facilities is "not very credible," France's foreign minister said on Thursday....
2019-09-19, 10:39

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes day after New York LANSING, Mich. — Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using vaping devices that prompted a federal investigation. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said the ban was effectiv...
2019-09-19, 10:39

University of California to dump fossil fuel investments “Our job is to make money for the University of California and we’re betting we can do that without fossil fuels investments,” said an opinion article in the Los Angeles Times written by two UC executives....
2019-09-19, 10:39

Justin Trudeau brownface: Canada PM apologises after image emerges Canadian prime minister says he deeply regrets image from 2001 party, which emerges weeks out from electionJustin Trudeau has apologised for wearing brownface makeup to a party when he was a teacher in 2001, saying “it was a racist thing to do” – and marking a potential turning point in next month’s...
2019-09-19, 11:00

Why is New York's most famous library getting into bed with the Saudi crown prince? | Annia Ciezadlo and Matthew Zadrozny Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is going to be sponsoring an event at the iconic New York Public Library. This reputation-laundering shouldn’t be allowed to happenUpdate: on Wednesday at 16:31, the New York Public Library tweeted a statement saying it would no longer be hosting the event, citing “p...
2019-09-19, 11:00

Kavanaugh should never have been appointed. Impeachment is our only hope | Moira Donegan In a just world, this man would never have been appointed to the court. The best we can hope for now is his impeachmentIt seems even more likely than it did before that US supreme court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is indeed a serial sexual assaulter. New revelations about the multiply accused Kavanaugh’...
2019-09-19, 11:00

'No guts, no vision!' Trump unhappy after Fed announces modest rate cut Central bank approves quarter-point interest rate reductionTrump tweets: ‘Jay Powell and the Federal Reserve fail again!’ Under pressure from Wall Street and the White House, the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates on Wednesday for a second straight meeting, but declined to signal if it would con...
2019-09-19, 11:00

Ilhan Omar condemns Trump for spreading 'lies that put my life at risk' Democrat denounces president’s lies after he retweeted post that falsely claimed Omar was shown partying on 9/11 anniversaryCongresswoman Ilhan Omar has accused Donald Trump of putting her life at risk after the president retweeted a post that falsely claimed she partied on the anniversary of the Se...
2019-09-19, 11:00

Taliban car bomb kills at least 30 in southern Afghanistan Hospital patients caught in blast intended for intelligence officials, says defence ministryA Taliban truck bomb has killed at least 30 people and wounded 95 others when it exploded near a hospital in southern Afghanistan, officials have said.The Taliban, who have been carrying out near-daily attack...
2019-09-19, 11:00

Saudis have control over oil production after attacks, says strategist Jack Manley, J.P. Morgan Asset Management global market strategist, and R. Burns McKinney, Allianz Global Investors portfolio manager, join "Squawk Alley" to discuss the markets, the impending Fed rate decision and the output of Saudi Arabian oil after an attack on a facility....
2019-09-19, 11:00

Apple iOS 13 available today Software update works with phones back to iPhone 6S and SE, and is available Thursday. New tools include safer sign-on credentials, robocaller killer.       ...
2019-09-19, 11:26

Top Chinese state media editor calls out major internet crackdown One of Beijing's best known propagandists has pushed back against the government's internet crackdown ahead of the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1....
2019-09-19, 11:52

New taser alternative will let police pretend to be Spider-Man Police shootings tend to dominate headlines wherever and whenever they happen, and rightfully so, but sometimes “less-than-lethal” weapons like tasers end up being equally deadly. The powerful jolt meant to subdue a suspect can often prove lethal, and police trying to defuse a situation ...
2019-09-19, 11:52

There’s absolutely no way this ‘space hotel’ will be ready for guests by 2025 NASA is currently planning to finally send humans back to the lunar surface by 2024. It’s an incredibly ambitious and optimistic timeline, and there are plenty of experts who believe NASA may not be able to pull it off. Sending things into space is hard, and safely ferrying humans to a destina...
2019-09-19, 11:52

US Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad To Testify Over Taliban Peace Plan The US envoy who negotiated with the Taliban will testify behind closed doors to Congress on Thursday, 12 days after President Donald Trump abruptly ended talks with the Afghan militants....
2019-09-19, 11:52

"Can't Be Climbed": Trump Shows Section Of Wall At US Border With Mexico President Donald Trump showed off a section of wall along the U.S. border with Mexico on Wednesday in a bid to illustrate his commitment to crack down on illegal border crossings as he raises money in......
2019-09-19, 11:52

Google launches AI lab in Bangalore, India Google is opening an AI lab in Bangalore, India that will focus in part on the creation of systems to improve education, agriculture, and health care.Read More...
2019-09-19, 12:13

Instagram now restricts visibility of weight loss products and cosmetic surgery posts for teens If your Instagram feed is anything like mine, your feed and Explore page are probably littered with weight loss meal supplements, timelapses of injected lip filler, and skinny-tea promoted by a Kardashian — because obviously, that’s all we want to see when browsing Instagram. But jokes aside, the pr...
2019-09-19, 12:39

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Daily total Ethereum transaction fees surpass Bitcoin’s’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Bentham used to say: Yolo! Bitcoin Price We closed the day, September 18 2019, at a...
2019-09-19, 12:39

City of Calgary hiring climate change planner; councillor questions timing Calgary’s mayor is defending a decision to hire a city planner specializing in climate change policy as one councilor is criticizing the move in light of deep cuts to the budget....
2019-09-19, 12:39

LaFarge Brookfield cement plant burns scrap tires to reduce emissions and give up coal The LaFarge Brookfield cement plant began burning 20 tonnes of scrap tires a day this summer to fuel its cement-making operations while moving away from burning coal to help reduce the plant’s carbon footprint....
2019-09-19, 12:39

Bond Dealers Show Little Interest in Treasury Ultra Bonds The Treasury Department wants to take advantage of falling interest rates to borrow long term, selling bonds that don’t mature for a half-century. Wall Street may not want them....
2019-09-19, 13:26

France’s President Emmanuel Macron Is Ready to Reset His Troubled Presidency It’s a bright early September day inside France’s presidential Élysée Palace, and President Emmanuel Macron is reflecting on the grueling 12 months just past, with the so-called Yellow Vests (gilets jaunes) protesters raging across the country, many aiming their fury at him...
2019-09-19, 13:26

Kovalev eager to take on Canelo Alvarez at light heavyweight Sergey Kovalev was considered by some to be washed up after he lost two straight fights to Andre Ward, the second by knockout. He got stopped again a few fights later, then had to rally in his native Russia to stop Anthony Yarde and retain his 175-pound title just last month....
2019-09-19, 13:26

U.N. climate summit to test world’s resolve to halt warming After a summer of wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is banking on new pledges from governments and businesses to abandon fossil fuels during a special climate summit in New York on Monday....
2019-09-19, 13:52

EU executive says Britain sent in "papers" with Brexit ideas Britain has submitted some proposals in writing of how it would like the stalled Brexit deal to be amended, a spokeswoman for the European Union's executive Commission said on Thursday, confirming an earlier Reuters report....
2019-09-19, 13:52

Panghal, Kaushik Eye Maiden Final Berths At World Boxing Championships Amit Panghal will take on Kazakhstan's Saken Bibossinov in the World Boxing Championships semi-finals on Friday while Manish Kaushik will face Cuban top seed Andy Gomez Cruz....
2019-09-19, 14:13

Christina Applegate's Style Evolution Is a Must-See Trip Down Memory Lane Christina Applegate's style icon status is more than 30 years in the making. Hollywood was first introduced to the actress when she landed the role of Kelly Bundy on classic sitcom......
2019-09-19, 14:39

Gus Kenworthy Isn't Alone: When Athletes Go Hollywood Gus Kenworthy is ready for his close-up. The openly-gay Olympic freestyle skier, who earned the silver medal in Men's slopestyle at the 2014 games in Sochi, has gone officially gone......
2019-09-19, 14:39

America's Got Talent Season 14 Crowns a Winner Well this feels right. Kodi Lee has been named the winner of America's Got Talent season 14, which felt inevitable all season long. The 22 year-old singer and pianist is blind and......
2019-09-19, 14:39

World Cup 2022: Qatar still failing to protect workers' rights, says Amnesty International Workers helping to get Qatar ready for the 2022 World Cup continue to be mistreated despite promises to improve their rights, Amnesty International says....
2019-09-19, 14:39

Prosecutors probe how Airbus got classified Bundeswehr files Airbus acquired classified documents from Germany's armed forces concerning two military procurement programs. The aerospace giant said it is "fully cooperating" with an investigation into how employees got the files....
2019-09-19, 15:00

Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot make short film on climate crisis – video Environmental activists Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot have helped produce a short film highlighting the need to protect, restore and use nature to tackle the climate crisis.Living ecosystems like forests, mangroves, swamps and seabeds can pull enormous quantities of carbon from the air and store...
2019-09-19, 15:00

Tessa Virtue And Scott Moir Retire From Skating, Hopefully To Spend More Time Makin' Out On Tuesday, Canadian ice dancers and two-time Olympic gold medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir officially announced their intentions to “step away” from ice dancing after their cross-Canada tour in October. Though they leave the sport perhaps the greatest ice dancing team of all time, their career...
2019-09-19, 15:26

Fed Chairman Powell Masters the Art of Saying Nothing By refusing to elaborate on what the Fed will do next, Chairman Jerome Powell leaves less room for misinterpretation and forces the market to think for itself....
2019-09-19, 15:26

Soccer: FIFA tells Iran it is time to allow women into stadiums FIFA president Gianni Infantino has told Iran it is time to allow women into football stadiums and the global soccer body expects "positive developments", starting with their next home match in October....
2019-09-19, 15:52

The biggest surprises and disappointments of the 2019 MLB season We knew the Yankees would hit a lot of home runs, but not DJ LeMahieu and Gio Urshela. The Phillies spent big but didn't cash in. Here are the top overachievers and the worst flops....
2019-09-19, 15:52

Weil Gotshal quits Wall Street suit over potential multimillion-dollar mistake White-shoe law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges is bowing out of a long-running Wall Street employment lawsuit amid revelations of botched legal work, The Post has learned. Lawyers for Weil Gotshal have asked a New York Supreme Court judge to be removed as the lawyers for investment bank Perella Weinberg ...
2019-09-19, 15:52

Stephen Hawking was wrong. Black holes are bald. Back in 2017, a gravitational wave rang across Earth like the clear tone of a bell. It stretched and squished every person, ant and scientific instrument on the planet as it passed through our region of space. Now, researchers have gone back and studied that wave, and found hidden data in it — data ...
2019-09-19, 16:13

‘3 Musketeers’ or ‘3 Stooges’? Republicans Challenging Trump May Fall in Between The three candidates, coupled with a softening economy and the president’s falling poll numbers against almost any Democrat, may offer reluctant Trump voters a way out....
2019-09-19, 16:39

San Francisco to Get Environmental Violation for Homelessness, Trump Says President Trump said that San Francisco was in “total violation” of environmental rules because needles used by homeless people were ending up in the ocean....
2019-09-19, 16:39

Office supplies get fancy with Tiffany’s elegant desk collection Tiffany is leaping into the men’s space with a sterling silver-trimmed splash. Come October, the storied luxury house will debut Tiffany Men’s, a comprehensive collection (ranging from $200 to $15,000) of everything from jewelry and watches to barware and a one-of-a-kind chess set, made from sterlin...
2019-09-19, 16:39

Nancy Pelosi Is the Best Friend Donald Trump Could Ask For When it comes to the issue of impeaching one of the worst Republican presidents of all time, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has done exactly the same thing that she did over a decade ago when presented with the issue of impeaching one of the worst Republican presidents of all time: Nothing....
2019-09-19, 16:39

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen hits out at Springboks for piling pressure on referee ahead of World Cup opener All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has accused his South Africa counterpart Rassie Erasmus of putting undue pressure on referee Jerome Garces in an escalating war of words ahead of Saturday's World Cup match....
2019-09-19, 17:00

A new Hollister store is coming to Herald Square in New York as the retailer thinks smaller A new Hollister store is coming later this month to New York, right down the block from Macy's, Target and Victoria's Secret in the busy Herald Square shopping district....
2019-09-19, 17:00

Trade unions around the world support global climate strike Adults, businesses and trade unions asked to join youth climate campaignTrade unions representing hundreds of millions of people around the world have come out in support of what is expected to be the biggest climate mobilisation the world has ever seen.The global climate strike on Friday is set to ...
2019-09-19, 17:00

The 50 best video games of the 21st century Want to build worlds, become a crime kingpin, get lost in space, or enter the afterlife? Then our countdown of the 50 best games of the era has something for youMore of the best TV | Film | Albums | Art | Comedy Continue reading......
2019-09-19, 17:00

Dog Saves Family By Alerting Them To Fire, Dies In Blaze A Jack Russell Terrier, Zippy, started barking as the fire alarm went off shortly when a fire broke out in the attic of Butler family house, located in Bradenton in Florida....
2019-09-19, 17:00

Digital sports platform DAZN reaches distribution deal with Comcast Media and communications company Comcast Corp has agreed to a distribution deal with digital global sports provider DAZN Group, further blurring the line between traditional television operators and the streaming services that have disrupted them....
2019-09-19, 17:00

Fiat Chrysler to test vehicle-to-grid technology with 700-car fleet Fiat Chrysler will set up an experimental fleet of up to 700 electric cars to test vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology, which allows power grids to use energy stored in car batteries to face demand during peak hours....
2019-09-19, 17:00

DealBook Briefing: The Debate Over Profits vs. Public Interest Continues Many C.E.O.s say they’ll focus on helping their communities. Others say they’re sticking with profits. It shows that Corporate America has more thinking to do....
2019-09-19, 17:26

Alberta to return C$1.3 million worth of pot products to CannTrust CannTrust Holdings Inc said on Thursday that Alberta government has decided to return C$1.3 million worth of sold pot products, days after the Canadian health regulator cancelled the company's licence to produce and sell cannabis....
2019-09-19, 17:26

Biotech is going to the dogs - and big profits await For Jessica Lescault there is no question that her 6-year old English bulldog "Moose" deserves cutting-edge biotechnology cancer treatment as much as any human patient....
2019-09-19, 17:26

Huawei’s Mate 30 Pro has a 'quad-camera' and a vegan leather option Huawei's party may have been spoiled by leaks, but the company was still smiling as it invited the world's press to meet its Galaxy Note killer, the Mate 30. The Mate 30 is Huawei's 6-plus-inch series of devices for enthusiasts and mobile professiona......
2019-09-19, 17:52

Google makes Assistant available via a free phone call in India Getting fast and accurate answers to queries is still a big challenge in places where people don't have reliable access to the internet. To help the hundreds of millions of people in India who have a mobile phone but limited or no internet access, Go......
2019-09-19, 17:52

2 Chicago gangbangers executed 9-year-old in revenge killing against his father's rival gang: prosecutors Two reputed Chicago gang members allegedly executed a 9-year-old boy in broad daylight because they sought revenge on the child’s father’s rival gang that they blamed for gunning down family members, prosecutors said Tuesday....
2019-09-19, 17:52

19 Things You Can Do in iOS 13 That You Couldn't Before Happy iOS 13 day! If you’ve got an iPhone 6s or something newer, get ready for your iOS 13 update, which will roll out today. We’ve seen beta releases and on-stage demos, but here’s the definitive list of all the new features and settings you can now play around with on your phone.Read more......
2019-09-19, 17:52

OECD projects slowest economic growth since the recession The global economy is expected to grow by 2.9 percent in 2019 and 3 percent in 2020, the weakest growth in a decade, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reported Thursday....
2019-09-19, 17:52

The importance of social media when it comes to LGBTQ kids feeling seen It is imperative to monitor kids’ safety while using the Internet, but parents should be careful not to disregard the potential positive impacts of social media apps. For LGBTQ youth in particular, the Internet can be a refuge....
2019-09-19, 17:52

‘I’m in This Death Valley.’ Read Our Full Conversation with Emmanuel Macron When TIME first interviewed President Emmanuel Macron in 2015, he was an Economy Minister with a grand plan for a new kind of politics. The next time, in 2017, he had won power at the age of 39 and was putting that plan into action. For our third interview at the halfway point of his first term, our...
2019-09-19, 17:52

Fighter pilot ejected into high-voltage power line after jet crash A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed in France and, after ejecting, one of its two pilots hit a high-voltage power line and was left hanging in the air....
2019-09-19, 18:13

Taylor Swift gets in-depth about her feud with "two-faced" Kanye West, and also Game Of Thrones Despite our collective best efforts, the Taylor Swift-Kanye West feud remains something of a lingering infection of the American musical consciousness. The initial occurrence was dramatic, certainly, and yet no matter how badly we try to purge ourselves, we can never quite stop it from periodically ...
2019-09-19, 18:13

Junior hockey player gets 25-game suspension for brutal hit What a goon! A member of the Saskatchewan (Canada) Junior Hockey League was suspended 25 games for running over an opposing goaltender last week. Yorkton Terriers forward Greg Mulhall was skating full speed when he cross-checked helpless Melville Millionaires netminder Berk Berkeliev, who had left h...
2019-09-19, 18:39

Here's the second photo of Justin Trudeau in racist dark makeup Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday after a photo emerged of him wearing brownface during a school event in 2001. He said it was a racist photo but he didn't consider it racist at the time....
2019-09-19, 19:00

Gantz Declares Win, Rejects Netanyahu's Call for Negotiations Former military chief Benny Gantz declared victory in Israel’s election and rebuffed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s calls for power sharing, as the country braced for weeks of political uncertainty....
2019-09-19, 19:26

Boxing supremo Eddie Hearn goes full ‘David Brent’ in hilarious promotion video Hearn, who promotes for Anthony Joshua and KSI, said fans should “kneel in homage” to October’s fighting schedule – and fans were in stitches...
2019-09-19, 19:26

For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth | George Monbiot It’s not just the megarich: increased spending power leads us all to inflict environmental damage. It’s time for a radical planIt is not quite true that behind every great fortune lies a great crime. Musicians and novelists, for example, can become extremely rich by giving other people pleasure. But...
2019-09-19, 19:26

Kamila Shamsie’s book award withdrawn over her part in Israel boycott Nelly Sachs prize was given to Shamsie this month, but its German jury has reversed decision because of the novelist’s pro-Palestinian activism Kamila Shamsie has said that it is a “matter of outrage” that the Israel boycott campaign should be held up as something shameful after a German jury revers...
2019-09-19, 19:26

New York Public Library cancels Saudi-sponsored event In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, charity’s close ties to crown prince Mohammed bin Salman provoked fierce protests from human rights groupsThe New York Public Library has cancelled a workshop for 300 people, after criticism from human rights groups of the event’s Saudi sponsor.The MiSK-OSGEY...
2019-09-19, 19:26

Umbrella jammed in door locks workers out of office for days A tweet bearing photo evidence of the predicament quickly went viral, inspiring many to suggest solutionsHow many co-workers does it take to open a door? More than a handful, members of the shared office space WeWork found out this week.Employees of an unnamed company renting space in a Washington D...
2019-09-19, 19:26

Fighter pilot rescued from high-voltage power line after crash in France F-16 pilot’s parachute got caught in electricity line after he ejected from jet in BrittanyA Belgian F-16 fighter pilot has been rescued from a high-voltage electricity line after his jet crashed in Brittany, France.The plane came down over the town of Pluvigner at about 10.30am local time on Thursd...
2019-09-19, 19:26

‘Okra is the most foul thing ever grown’: chefs on their most hated ingredients From ‘horrible’ coconut to ‘stomach-turning’ turbot, top chefs reveal the foods they can’t stand It is common to hear chefs wax lyrical about ingredients they adore. We hear far less about those that are a pain to prep, a nightmare to cook with or difficult to arrange on the plate. To put that right...
2019-09-19, 19:26

Everything You Should Do Before Updating Your iPhone to iOS 13 Happy iOS 13 release day! Now that the update is live, resist the urge to tap your way through to the big iOS update. There are a few things you can do before you start installing it—really, things worth doing at least once a year, and iOS update time is the perfect reminder to do them....
2019-09-19, 19:52

The Terrible Money Advice You Should Ignore Even though many of us were taught as kids that it’s not polite to talk about money, the world is overflowing with people who want to tell you exactly what you should do with yours. From the gurus who seem to think the coffee is the root of all money problems to your neighbor who just loves to hand ...
2019-09-19, 19:52

New York Yankees' Domingo German placed on leave under league's domestic violence policy Major League Baseball placed New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German on administrative leave of absence Thursday under the league’s domestic violence policy....
2019-09-19, 20:13

Iran warns of ‘all-out war’ if US retaliates in wake of Saudi oil facility bombings Iran is warning Thursday that an "all-out war” could break out if any country attacks it following weekend bombings of Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities that the U.S. believes Tehran orchestrated....
2019-09-19, 20:13

Lawyer in Dutch organized crime trial shot dead in Amsterdam A lawyer who represented a key witness in a major Dutch organized crime trial was shot dead in Amsterdam early Wednesday, sparking outrage and calls for a tougher crackdown on violent underworld gangs....
2019-09-19, 20:13

Kobe Bryant isn't surprised by Nike's support of former NFL player Kaepernick NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant said he's not surprised by Nike's support of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has been blackballed by the league following his public protest of police brutality against African Americans....
2019-09-19, 20:13

McConnell backs election security amendment after facing criticism Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he is backing a measure to improve election security after Senate Democrats slammed him for blocking bipartisan election security legislation. The amendment to an appropriations package would provide an additional $250 million to the Trump admini...
2019-09-19, 20:13

Senate eyes e-cigarette crackdown The White House has its knives out for the e-cigarette industry — and so does Capitol Hill.Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) have penned a bill that largely tracks with President Donald Trump’s crackdown on vaping, according to a draft obtained by POLITICO. The response from Con...
2019-09-19, 20:13

Amazon commits to 100% renewable energy, 100,000 electric vans to fight climate change Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that the company has committed to meet the terms of the Paris climate agreement 10 years ahead of schedule.       ...
2019-09-19, 20:39

Doc Rivers gripes about paying for daughter’s wedding to Seth Curry It seems if Doc Rivers could have one do-over for daughter Callie’s wedding, it would be groom Seth Curry footing the bill instead of him. “It was very expensive,” the Clippers coach recalled of last weekend’s Malibu nuptials to the Los Angeles Times. “I have to be the ...
2019-09-19, 20:39

Justin Trudeau Shown in 3 Separate Instances Wearing Black and Brownface Makeup Over the past 12 hours, three separate images revealed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a penchant for wearing black and brownface from the time he was a teenager and well into adulthood....
2019-09-19, 21:26

Tlaib vows to display altered American flag with 51 stars in support of DC statehood Michigan Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Thursday she wants to display an altered American flag with 51 – instead of 50 – stars outside her congressional office to demonstrate support for making the District of Columbia a state....
2019-09-19, 21:26

'Ad Astra' launches Brad Pitt into cerebral sci-fi realm Add "Ad Astra" to the shrinking ranks of cerebral science fiction, a movie that explores the great mysteries against an epic interstellar backdrop. Yet the movie works as well as it does thanks largely to its human component -- specifically, Brad Pitt as the intrepid, emotionally aloof astronaut who...
2019-09-19, 21:26

|ChristoWiese'splanforVirginActiveowner:Getridofbosses,assets South African businessman Christo Wiese is part of a shareholder group proposing investment company Brait SE raise R3 billion in a share sale and dispose of all assets except gym-chain Virgin Active....
2019-09-19, 21:26

Netflix considering paying out bonuses for successful films The streaming giant is weighing up incentives for hitting viewing targets, as well as payments for winning major awardsNetflix is planning an incentive scheme for film-makers whose work is a success on the streaming platform, it has been reported.According to Bloomberg, the scheme under consideratio...
2019-09-19, 21:26

Anton Corbijn's unseen portraits of Arcade Fire – in pictures Arcade Fire released their classic album Funeral 15 years ago this month. These photos, unpublished until now, were taken by Anton Corbijn just as the band broke through Continue reading......
2019-09-19, 21:26

Huawei goes all-in on cloud computing Huawei is preparing to enter the cloud computing market in a big way with the unveiling of the world's fastest AI computing chipset center and a pledge to spend $1.5bn as it looks to recruit more software developers.The Chinese tech giant's new venture will compete with local rivals such a...
2019-09-19, 21:26

iOS 13 is now available to the public, so everyone can download it We’re just a day out from the launch of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, but you don’t need one of the new phones to enjoy Apple’s latest operating system. On Thursday, following a rather tumultuous series of beta releases, Apple started rolling out iOS 13 to th...
2019-09-19, 21:52

Huawei’s best smartphone ever has a huge problem that eclipses all its amazing new features Huawei on Thursday held a press conference in Munich, Germany to unveil its third flagship phone of the year — and it’s easily the most compelling one. Part of the Mate 30 series, the Mate 30 Pro is the best Huawei Android phone ever made, and it’s probably the best Android phones of the...
2019-09-19, 21:52

Wine Grapes Oenophiles Should Know: A Guide Do you hear ‘Pecorino’ and think cheese? It’s also the name of a grape that makes some terrific wines. Our wine columnist shares some intel on obscure varieties winemakers love....
2019-09-19, 21:52

CAR's former football association boss on trial over war crimes A senior football chief from the Central African Republic along with an alleged militiaman named Rambo have heard charges against them at a Hague court. Both are accused of leading a campaign of terror against Muslims....
2019-09-19, 22:13

U.S. Government Bonds Steady After Fed Moves to Stabilize Markets U.S. government bond prices held steady after the Federal Reserve added $75 billion to the financial system to stabilize short-term money markets in its third such operation this week....
2019-09-19, 22:13

Siberian Shaman on Trek to ‘Cast Out’ Putin From the Kremlin Is Arrested Jittery about unrest, Russian security forces detained the mystic on his self-proclaimed mission to drive out President Vladimir V. Putin, whom he called a “demon.”...
2019-09-19, 22:13

Justin Trudeau speaks after racist photo Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will speak after a photo of him wearing brownface when he was a school teacher in 2001 surfaced. Follow here for the latest...
2019-09-19, 22:39

Pair stole Patrick Mahomes cutout from McDonald’s, crashed getaway car: police LAWRENCE, Kan. — Two suspects are being penalized after they allegedly stole a life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, then crashed their getaway car. Lawrence police spokesman Patrick Compton says a man and woman grabbed the cutout at a McDonald’s restaurant Monda...
2019-09-19, 22:39

Canada’s Trudeau faces furor over brownface photo from 2001 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is giving no sign at all that he might resign, and no figures in his Liberal Party have called on him to step down the morning after a yearbook photo of him surfaced wearing brownface in 2001...
2019-09-19, 22:39

The Latest: US, Saudis working to prevent future attacks Pentagon says US military working with Saudi Arabia to find ways to provide more protection for the northern part of the country in the wake of drone and cruise missile attack on the kingdom’s oil industry...
2019-09-19, 22:39

NY Rep. Tom Reed collapses on Capitol Hill before interview WASHINGTON — New York Rep. Tom Reed collapsed Thursday afternoon in the Cannon House Office Building rotunda minutes before he was to do a live TV appearance. Reed, 47, was slated to appear on Fox Business Network. Paramedics took Reed to George Washington University hospital for evaluation. A...
2019-09-19, 23:00

Man accused of killing Rikers guard planted GPS device on her car: DA A man accused of gunning down his corrections officer ex-gal pal planted a GPS device on her car to track her in the days before her death, Brooklyn prosecutors said Thursday. Keon Richmond, 37, is accused of pumping five rounds into Alastasia Bryan, 25, on the night of Dec. 4, 2016, as she was visi...
2019-09-19, 23:00

Apex Legends' Third Season Will Bring A New Character, Changes To Ranked Mode Respawn has officially revealed the next champion slated to join Apex Legends. Players can get their hands on hacker Crypto, a brand new weapon, and a slew of battle pass goodies alongside extensive changes to the game’s Ranked mode when season three, called Meltdown, arrives October 1....
2019-09-19, 23:00

I Have Had It With Games That Always Send Me On Detours I don’t trust waypoints anymore. You know, those little icons on video game maps that show you where your goal is? They’re filthy liars, and I wouldn’t trust them with my coffee money....
2019-09-19, 23:00

Home Sales Inch Up, Raising Hopes That Slump is Easing August was the strongest month for sales of U.S. homes in nearly a year and a half, sparking fresh hope that a protracted slump in the housing market may finally be starting to reverse....
2019-09-19, 23:00

UPDATE 4-Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday pledged to make the largest U.S. e-commerce company net carbon neutral by 2040 and to buy 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up, as employees and consumers around the world plan protests to address climate change....
2019-09-19, 23:26

MOVES-Citigroup hires Summerfield to run asset management investment banking Citigroup Inc has hired former Credit Suisse Group AG banker Hamish Summerfield as its global head of asset management investment banking, according to an internal memo reviewed by Reuters....
2019-09-19, 23:26

The Best Podcast Apps for Your iPhone and iPad (2019) Almost everyone loves listening to podcasts, but finding a decent podcast app to manage your subscriptions can be tricky. Podcasts continue to grow in popularity and, as a result, there are more podcast managers on the App Store than ever before. But while it seems easy to just stick with the stock ...
2019-09-19, 23:52

How to Make Your Old Phone Feel Like New Phones age like bananas, or relationships. Our culture pressures us to spend money on the latest and greatest (phone, not banana). But there’s a wide range of ways to make your current phone feel new, for cheap or for free....
2019-09-19, 23:52

Saudi Arabia’s oil troubles don’t rattle the U.S. as they used to Costs could still climb in the coming weeks if Saudi Arabia doesn’t quickly restore its oil output after a drone attack that is stoking new tensions in the region. But these days the United States isn’t quite as vulnerable to oil price shocks....
2019-09-19, 23:52

Scientists invented an electric baseball hat to reverse male baldness An international team of researchers just developed the most sophisticated treatment for male baldness ever: a hat that covers up your hairless head. Wait, there’s more. It also contains a self-actuating electrical ‘patch’ that stimulates the scalp, regenerates damaged tissue, and regrows hair thick...
2019-09-19, 23:52

With New Investigation at Duke and U.N.C., Feds Hunt Anti-Israel Bias in Higher Education The Education Department is investigating a Middle East studies program run by Duke and the University of North Carolina, citing, among other issues, how Judaism is discussed....
2019-09-19, 23:52

What Will My Grandchild Remember? When we think about what we leave behind as grandparents, we hope we will have transmitted lessons about kindness, justice, strength and confidence, the boundless nature of love....
2019-09-20, 00:13

‘Running With the Devil’ movie review: A weak ‘Traffic’ rip-off Nicolas Cage has had a pretty good run lately (see “Color Out of Space,” which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last week), so it’s disheartening if not surprising to see him in this weak “Traffic” rip-off. Like that film, it purports to be an incisi...
2019-09-20, 00:13

‘Rambo: Last Blood’ is an orgy of death “Rambo: Last Blood” features what’s easily the most violent movie scene of the year. It’s awesome. Awaiting an ambush near the end of the film, John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) has thoroughly booby-trapped his secluded Arizona ranch — from the tunnels beneath his land to the cavernous barn atop it. W...
2019-09-20, 00:13

A Brad Pitt movie and this prog-rock band share the same name On Oct. 8, fans in New York City will line up to watch Ad Astra. Only instead of Brad Pitt in a space caper, they’ll get four guys from the tri-state area playing noodly prog-rock/fusion jams. What happens when the seemingly obscure name of your band suddenly shares a title with a big mainstream Hol...
2019-09-20, 00:13

‘Breaking Bad’ film ‘El Camino’ will hit big screen with secret cameo “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” won’t tread lightly. Already set with an Oct. 11 release date on Netflix, the top-secret sequel to the Emmy-winning meth drama will also hit theaters for fans who prefer the big screen over streaming. The forthcoming film will have a three-day run ...
2019-09-20, 00:13

Volkswagen Golf gets three new value-adding trim levels Best-selling Volkswagen receives new Match Edition, GT Edition and R-Line Edition, adding £1900-worth of standard kit Volkswagen is seeing out the current Golf ahead of the Mk8 model's unveiling by replacing three current trim levels – Match, GT, R-Line – with variants providing £1900-worth of addi...
2019-09-20, 00:39

Analysis: How car production will become CO2-neutral Roughly 0.55 tonnes of CO2 is emitted for each car produced Amid the push towards clean EVs, car makers target emission-free manufacturing The automotive industry is fully committed to the development of zero-emission cars, but pressure is growing to achieve CO2-neutrality across the entire prod...
2019-09-20, 00:39

Pilot Dangles From Power Line For 2 Hours After Crash In France, Saved An F-16 fighter jet of the Belgian air force crashed Thursday in western France, with both pilots successfully ejecting but one spent two hours hanging from a power line before being cut down,......
2019-09-20, 00:39

UK Top Court To Rule Next Week On Boris Johnson's Parliament Suspension Britain's Supreme Court aims to deliver its ruling early next week on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Brexit, the......
2019-09-20, 00:39

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Stark childbirth survival figures, Security Council split on Syria, nature-based climate initiatives A recap of Thursday’s top stories: One pregnant woman or child dies every 11 seconds; No ceasefire agreement for Syria’s Idlib; Latest Taliban attack in Afghanistan; Dozens of countries rely on food assistance; Nature’s role in climate-change mitigation....
2019-09-20, 00:39

Saudi minister says complacency towards Iran will encourage further hostilities: Twitter Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday complacency towards Iran will encourage it to commit further hostile acts which will have implications for the international community's peace and security....
2019-09-20, 01:00

Guatemala finds coca plantations and labs, admits now a producing nation Guatemalan security forces found and destroyed large coca plantations and two cocaine processing laboratories, police said on Thursday, a development that shows cocaine production is spreading closer to the United States from Andean nations....
2019-09-20, 01:00

'Bachelor in Paradise' star Mike Johnson breaks silence on ABC's pick for next 'Bachelor' Mike Johnson broke his silence on ABC's choice as the next "Bachelor." Peter Weber was named the franchise's new leading man in September.        ...
2019-09-20, 01:26

'I don't see this as a personal issue,' says Coe on Semenya He was a double Olympic gold medalist, but Sebastian Coe's legacy in athletics will perhaps be defined by his handling of the two great modern issues in the sport -- the case involving Caster Semenya and doping....
2019-09-20, 01:26

iOS 12.4.1 release date and all iOS 12 features explained The iOS 12.4.1 update is live, and is the last one for some older iPhones and iPads that won't upgrade to iOS 13 or iPadOS, respectively.We've also got a full list of all the iOS 12 features added from its launch last September to today. iOS 12.4.1 is the last stable version of the mobile ...
2019-09-20, 01:52

Mark von Hagen, 65, Dies; Reviewed Times’s 1931 Soviet Coverage A historian, he was asked by the paper to judge whether a correspondent’s Pulitzer Prize should be revoked because of biased reporting. He said it should be....
2019-09-20, 01:52

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch Pakistani troops violated ceasefire on Thursday night and resorted to firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in two sectors of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an Army official said....
2019-09-20, 02:13

Court Asks UP About Steps Taken By State To Protect Inter-Caste Couples The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to apprise it about the steps being taken to provide protection to those who entered into inter-caste or interfaith marriages....
2019-09-20, 02:13

Oktoberfest on a budget? How and where to celebrate for less in the US For an American, traveling to Munich and celebrating Oktoberfest costs an estimated $5,000. But you can celebrate stateside, at a much lower cost.       ...
2019-09-20, 02:13

EPA chief Andrew Wheeler says divisive 'transparency' rule will move ahead next year Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler told lawmakers Thursday the agency plans to implement a controversial transparency rule that critics say could limit available science....
2019-09-20, 03:00

White Supremacist Busted on Charges He Ran Black Candidate Out of Race for City Council in Charlottesville, Va. One day a black activist aligned with the Black Lives Matter movement was announcing his intent to run for City Council in Charlottesville, Va., and the very next day, he was out. Apparently, for good....
2019-09-20, 03:00

Shares edge up after Fed rate cut, oil prices gain A gauge of global equity performance edged higher on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates, but crude oil prices climbed higher on concerns last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities pose supply risks....
2019-09-20, 03:00

What's Your Weirdest Video Game Ritual? Do you have any bizarre rituals that you always perform in a video game, no matter what? This week on Kotaku Splitscreen, we discuss that question and much more....
2019-09-20, 03:00

'Progress' as Britain shares partial plans with EU to break Brexit deadlock Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he thinks progress is being made, after Britain submitted written documents to the EU to try to break the Brexit deadlock....
2019-09-20, 03:26

Huawei’s new flagship smartphone ships without Google apps Here you can see the bottom speaker and USB-C port, and you can also see that the screen wraps really far around the sides. [credit: Huawei ] Huawei has officially taken the wraps off its ...
2019-09-20, 03:26

L3Harris awarded nearly $12.8M for Eglin AN/FPS-85 radar work L3Harris has been awarded a $12.8 million contract for support of the Eglin AN/FPS-85 radar at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, which is used to conduct space object identification and provide intelligence support....
2019-09-20, 03:26

Airbnb announces it will go public next year after WeWork delays IPO Rental service, which has about 150 million users in more than 65,000 cities, was last valued at $31bn in September 2017Airbnb, the home-sharing rental business, is to go public “during 2020”, the company said in a brief statement on Thursday.The service, which claims 7m Airbnb listings in over 100,...
2019-09-20, 03:26

California lawmaker says it’s 'incomprehensible' that 'racist sexual predator' Ed Buck roamed free Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., said Wednesday that it was “incomprehensible” that authorities took so long to arrest Democratic megadonor Ed Buck on charges of causing a drug overdose....
2019-09-20, 03:26

Pompeo announces US to rescind $160 million in aid to Afghanistan, cites government corruption Washington is rescinding $160 million directed to Afghanistan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday, citing unacceptable levels of corruption in the Afghan government....
2019-09-20, 03:26

Why teens shoot video of violence instead of helping A recent spate of deadly incidents captured and shared on social media has raised the question: Why isn’t anyone helping? On Long Island on Monday, a group of teens filmed 16-year-old Khaseen Morris being beaten in a strip-mall parking lot. Khaseen later died at the hospital. The young bystand...
2019-09-20, 03:26

American Airlines passenger pops blister, splatters passengers with blood A woman’s foot blister popped during a flight to Miami, in a disturbing medical mishap that reportedly splashed blood onto two people, a book, the plane cabin’s walls....
2019-09-20, 03:26

We can phase out fossil fuels fast without having a burst of warming Enlarge (credit: Han Jun Zeng / Flickr) Burning fossil fuels spews carbon dioxide into the air, which warms the climate through the greenhouse effect (as if you didn’t know that). But burning fossil fuels also spews sulfur dioxide into the air, and sulfur dioxide forms aerosols that can deflect th...
2019-09-20, 03:52

Rapper holds up Boris Johnson's 'severed head' at Mercury Prize Rapper slowthai caused controversy at the Mercury Prize ceremony after holding up an effigy of Boris Johnson's head on stage at the end of his performance....
2019-09-20, 05:00

Chicago sued by students blocked from spreading the gospel at Millennium Park Four students at Wheaton College in Illinois are accusing the city of Chicago of infringing on their free speech rights, claiming that newly implemented rules prohibit them from congregating and handing out religious pamphlets in Millennium Park....
2019-09-20, 05:00

FedEx pilot detained in China before commercial flight A FedEx pilot was detained in China last week after items found in his checked bag before he boarded a commercial flight, the company confirmed Thursday.   ...
2019-09-20, 05:00

Democratic megadonor Ed Buck tried to stop overdose victim from leaving his California apartment: prosecutors Prosecutors allege Democratic megadonor Ed Buck tried to stop a man whom he allegedly had injected with methamphetamine from leaving his West Hollywood apartment to call 911....
2019-09-20, 05:00

Honesty needed to break 'impasse' over cops versus encrypted data The Encryption Working Group has proposed a sensible way to advance the debate on encryption policy, including a reality-based decision-making framework. Australia's approach has been nothing like this....
2019-09-20, 05:39

'I've got one!' What it's like to hunt neon scorpions in the Arizona desert Of about 2,500 species of scorpions worldwide, only 25 or so are truly dangerous. The most hazardous in the U.S. is found in Southwestern states.       ...
2019-09-20, 06:00

Democratic donor charged in drug overdose deaths U.S. prosecutors charged political activist Ed Buck with a deadly drug overdose at his Los Angeles-area home, releasing a criminal complaint that detailed allegations he injected men with meth against their wishes during sexual encounters. (Sept. 19)        ...
2019-09-20, 06:00

There are 3 billion fewer birds in North America than there were in 1970 North America has lost nearly 3 billion birds since 1970, a study says. It found significant population declines among hundreds of bird species.        ...
2019-09-20, 06:00

Suspect charged after teen stabbed to death as some in crowd filmed An 18-year-old was arrested after Khaseen Morris, 16, was fatally stabbed during a brawl outside a New York strip mall.        ...
2019-09-20, 06:00

For Trump, a Time of Indecision In discussions with his staff, Mr. Trump has made clear he wants to accomplish something big, but seems stymied as to what it might be, according to interviews with a half-dozen aides and advisers....
2019-09-20, 06:26

Jimmy Carter Invokes Idea of ‘Age Limit’ for Presidential Candidates Mr. Carter, 94, said he wouldn’t be up to the rigors of the nation’s top job if he were 15 years younger. The three leading Democratic candidates are in their 70s....
2019-09-20, 06:26

SBI Now Pays These Interest Rates On Fixed Deposits Up To Rs 2 Crore State Bank of India (SBI) interest rates: The country's largest bank currently pays interest at the rates of 4.50-6.50 per cent on fixed deposits up to Rs 2 crore to the public, and 5-7 per cent to......
2019-09-20, 06:26

Book helps honor 96-year-old WWII vet as Bronze Star hero A Sherman tank will be on full display on Sixth Avenue in Manhattan on Saturday morning to honor 96-year-old Clarence Smoyer, who is the country’s newest Bronze Star hero for his role as a gunner in a 1945 tank battle. His exploits were chronicled by author Adam Makos in the bestselling book “Spearh...
2019-09-20, 07:00

Aaron Judge sits with shoulder injury, but should return quickly Aaron Judge was held out of the Yankees’ lineup for Thursday’s game against the Angels after he landed hard on his right shoulder when he attempted to make a diving catch on Wednesday, but manager Aaron Boone was optimistic he was OK. “I think he’s fine from that [play], but it was something [Wednes...
2019-09-20, 07:00

There is a little gambling confidence in the Jets — but that’ll change The Jets-Patriots mega-spread dropped half a point at William Hill sportsbooks on Thursday morning, leaving New England as a 23-point favorite for Sunday’s game in Foxborough, Mass. But Nick Bogdanovich, William Hill’s director of trading, expects the line to head north again closer to kickoff. “We ...
2019-09-20, 07:00

NFL notebook: Dolphins reportedly to start Rosen at quarterback A day after head coach Brian Flores affirmed veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Miami Dolphins reversed course and made Josh Rosen the starting quarterback for Sunday's game at the heavily favored Dallas Cowboys, according to multiple reports Thursday....
2019-09-20, 07:00

Mystics' Delle Donne wins second MVP Washington Mystics forward-guard Elena Delle Donne is the 2019 WNBA Most Valuable Player, making her the first player to win the league's top individual honor with two different teams....
2019-09-20, 07:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Economy hopes support shares, oil edges up on Mideast tensions Asian share prices inched higher on Friday as economic stimulus around the world eased fears over slowing growth, while crude oil prices climbed on concerns that last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities still pose supply risks....
2019-09-20, 07:26

UPDATE 2-U.S., Australia to unveil plan Friday to improve rare earth mineral supply U.S. President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison are set to release a plan on Friday aimed at securing the supply of rare earth minerals, a senior administration official said, as concerns grow that China could cut off shipments of the prized commodities....
2019-09-20, 07:26

One dead, five hurt in Washington, D.C. shooting: police One person was killed and five others wounded on Thursday in a shooting on the streets of Washington, D.C., not far from the White House, police said....
2019-09-20, 07:52

Torrential Imelda rains kill 2, flood homes, snarl travel around Houston Tropical Storm Imelda dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, killing at least two people, while rescuers in boats pulled hundreds from flooded cars, the airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost power....
2019-09-20, 07:52

Lawmaker accuses Justice Department of blocking whistleblower disclosure The U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman on Thursday accused the Justice Department of blocking intelligence officials from giving Congress a whistleblower complaint reported to involve communications between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader....
2019-09-20, 07:52

Shane Flanagan vows to restore reputation and coach in NRL again Banned ex-Sharks coach can return in 2020 as an assistant‘I look forward to returning to the coaching ranks’Former Cronulla mentor Shane Flanagan is resolved to returning to the NRL coaching ranks one day despite being blocked from holding a head coaching job for the next two years.The NRL has infor...
2019-09-20, 08:26

Taiwan cuts ties with Kiribati amid China tension Taiwan said on Friday it has cut official ties with the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, losing another ally amid Chinese pressure on nations with diplomatic relations with the self-ruled island....
2019-09-20, 08:52

Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney to play for Arsenal Under-23s vs Wolves Arsenal coach Unai Emery has revealed Kieran Tierney and Hector Bellerin will play for the Under-23 side on Friday as they continue their recovery from injury....
2019-09-20, 08:52

Video games more often blamed when school shooters are white (Reuters Health) - In the wake of school shootings, people are more likely to blame violent video games for the crime when perpetrators are white than when they are black, a small U.S. study suggests....
2019-09-20, 08:52

"J&K High Court Report Doesn't Support Statement": Top Court To Activists Claims the Jammu and Kashmir High Court is inaccessible are not supported by a report from the Chief Justice of that court, the Supreme Court said today, in an observation that comes child rights......
2019-09-20, 09:13

PM, Ministers To Hold "Unprecedented" 75 Meetings: India's UN Ambassador India's engagement and outreach at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, set to begin next week, is unprecedented and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United Nations will result in......
2019-09-20, 09:13

Tulsi Gabbard Welcomes PM To US, Apologises For Skipping "Howdy Modi" Tulsi Gabbard, the first Indian-origin woman candidate for US presidential elections, has extended a warm welcome to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his visit to US while also apologised for not being......
2019-09-20, 09:13

Researchers will conduct drought study at Biosphere 2 A drought will descend on Biosphere 2. It’s a new project conducted by researchers to analyze how a rainforest responds to drought conditions. Researcher Christiane Werner said studying the tropical rainforest is especially important because rainforests are the lungs of our planet. She said, “Ecosy...
2019-09-20, 09:13

Young entrepreneurs in Palestine: Business without borders Wall, fences and checkpoints have become a way of life in the West Bank. But now innovative startups are overcoming borders and connecting people throughout the area with the help of digitization....
2019-09-20, 09:13

Mark Zuckerberg rejects call from US lawmaker to break up Facebook The social media mogul visited Washington as US lawmakers consider new privacy legislation regulating digital security and user data. One Republican lawmaker called on Zuckerberg to sell off Instagram and WhatsApp....
2019-09-20, 09:13

I tried the Light Phone for a week – could I survive on just texts and calls? If you spend hours a day staring at your phone screen for social media, games and reading, a new no-frills device could help nudge you back to the real worldFor years, I have had a screensaver on my iPhone that says READ A BOOK INSTEAD. It hasn’t worked.I used my phone for an average of 4 hours and ...
2019-09-20, 09:39

Hanfu movement sweeps China in revival of traditional culture Li Doudou's gray kitten squeezes in next to her as she sits painstakingly applying makeup and putting up her hair in a bun adorned with elaborate ornaments....
2019-09-20, 09:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Economic stimulus lifts shares, oil edges up on Mideast tensions Asian share prices rose on Friday as economic stimulus around the world helped eased fears over slowing growth, while crude oil prices climbed on concerns that last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities still pose supply risks....
2019-09-20, 10:00

S.Africa's Grand Parade posts FY profit on Dunkin' closure Grand Parade Investments (GPI) said on Friday it posted a full-year profit as closure of its loss-making Dunkin' Donuts unit lifted the South African investment company's earnings....
2019-09-20, 10:00

'We've come so far': how black quarterbacks defied a racist past to become the NFL's future As the NFL celebrates its centennial season, a rising vanguard of African American quarterbacks is shattering stereotypes at a position once considered off-limits to black playersFrom his seat at M&T Bank Stadium during last weekend’s NFL game between the Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals, Cyru...
2019-09-20, 10:00

The Latest: Trudeau says he didn’t recall brownface pictures Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’s wary of being definitive about how many times he’s worn brown or blackface because he didn’t recall the recent pictures that have surfaced...
2019-09-20, 10:26

Ford Focus ST Expectations are high for Ford’s latest family-sized hot hatch. Can it live up to them? The recent European market fortunes of the Ford Motor Company can be read in the generational development story of one of its great emblems of success: the evergreen Focus ST. This hot hatchback, now entering it...
2019-09-20, 10:26

Analysis: will car sharing replace vehicle ownership? MPs and manufacturers believe car sharing will cut CO2 and its popularity is rising If car ownership levels stay as they are now, the UK isn’t going to fulfil its climate change promises. That was the conclusion reached by MPs from the Science and Technology Committee last week. Even electric cars ...
2019-09-20, 10:26

How will Liverpool line up vs Chelsea? Georginio Wijnaldum set to replace James Milner With a midweek League Cup tie that will offer the chance to make changes on the horizon, Jurgen Klopp is likely to ask for one more game from a similar XI to that which has featured in Liverpool's last two outings....
2019-09-20, 10:26

Bondholders Stranded as HNA-Backed Airport Defaults In a departure from HNA Group’s record of paying back international bondholders despite its financial constraints, an airport partly owned by units of the Chinese conglomerate has failed to repay holders of its dollar bonds on time....
2019-09-20, 10:26

Report: Antonio Brown Sent Threatening Texts To Artist Accusing Him Of Sexual Harassment In a group chat that included his lawyer, and at least one close confidant, Antonio Brown sent threatening text messages to the artist who accused him of exposing his barely covered penis to her while she worked on a mural in his home, according to Sports Illustrated’s Robert Klemko. Brown’s message...
2019-09-20, 10:52

Why The Steelers Traded For Minkah Fitzpatrick At first glance, the Steelers’ decision this week to trade for Dolphins defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick was a bit of a head-scratcher. Here was an 0-2 team whose franchise quarterback is now out for the season giving up a prime long-term asset—a 2020 first-round pick—in exchange for an immediate u...
2019-09-20, 10:52

Antonio Brown accused of sending ‘intimidating’ text messages to second accuser: report The NFL received a letter Thursday evening, in which a lawyer claims that embattled New England Patriots star Antonio Brown sent his client “intimidating” text messages after her allegations about Brown’s past behavior went public this week, a report says....
2019-09-20, 11:13

AT&T Examines Split With DirecTV AT&T is exploring parting with its DirecTV unit, people familiar with the matter said, a move that would mark a sharp course correction in strategy for the phone giant....
2019-09-20, 11:13

Bill Gates Docu-Series, Inside Bill's Brain, Now Streaming on Netflix Would you like to know how the Microsoft co-founder thinks and works? Well, now you can. Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates - a three-part documentary series - is now streaming on Netflix in......
2019-09-20, 11:39

Final Sylvester Stallone Rambo Movie, Last Blood, Out Now in India Sylvester Stallone is back as Rambo for the final time. Rambo: Last Blood - the fifth entry in the long-running action thriller franchise - is out now in cinemas across India in English, Hindi,......
2019-09-20, 11:39

Sensex Surges Over 1,950 Points After Corporate Tax Bonanza LIVE market updates (Sensex, Nifty today): The S&P BSE Sensex index soared as much as 1,955.46 points during the session to touch 38,048.93 - its highest intraday level recorded since July 25. The......
2019-09-20, 12:00

Supercars' Jamie Whincup escapes serious punishment after apology Seven-time Supercars champion Jamie Whincup has escaped serious sanction for his outburst levelled at race control after apologising to the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport...
2019-09-20, 12:00

Trump administration exempts hundreds of Chinese products from tariffs The Trump administration has excluded hundreds of Chinese goods from tariffs on $250 billion worth of goods, three notices set to be published Friday show....
2019-09-20, 12:00

Boxing Live: Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik Look To Seal Final Berth Boxing Live Score: Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik will aim to create history by booking their maiden final berths at the World Boxing Championships....
2019-09-20, 12:26

What happens for holidaymakers if Thomas Cook goes under Concerned Thomas Cook customers have been bombarding the troubled tour operator with queries about the fate of their holiday plans as the firm scrambles to survive....
2019-09-20, 12:26

As Trump weighs options, Iranian official warns of 'all-out war' if US or Saudi Arabia attacks Javad Zarif's remarks come as the Trump administration weighs options to respond to drone and missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure.        ...
2019-09-20, 12:52

Tesla Model S “Plaid” posts preliminary 7.20s Nurburgring lap time News 20 Sep, 2019 Tesla claims a Model S mule, fitted with its latest “Plaid” powertrain, can achieve a seven-minute 20-second Nurburgring lap time...
2019-09-20, 13:26

Tottenham Hotspur FC completes 637 million pound stadium refinancing Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has completed a 637 million pound ($798.67 million) stadium refinancing package that included a bond issue to U.S. investors and a term loan, the company said in a......
2019-09-20, 13:52

6 Vivienne Westwood x Vans Kicks to Step Out in Style We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-09-20, 13:52

Buttigieg, Harris head to Iowa, seeking to rise into 2020 Democratic top tier Democratic presidential hopefuls Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris return to the crucial state of Iowa this weekend with pressure mounting on them to break into the top tier of 2020 election contenders....
2019-09-20, 13:52

Back the global fracking ban, campaigners urge UN Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo among signatories of open letter to secretary general A global campaign backed by 450 activist groups and celebrities, including actors Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo, is calling on the UN to endorse a global end to fracking before the industry torpedoes efforts to tac...
2019-09-20, 13:52