REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 02:00

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.        ...

Here are some of the USA's most endangered species

Source: usatoday.com

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Daily on Energy: Trump administration overhauls endangered species regulations Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-08-12, 18:52

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

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.        ...
2019-08-14, 02:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We now know what causes these two shark species to glow green Enlarge / The lighter areas on the skin of this chain cat shark contain a special molecule that absorbs the ocean's blue light and turns it into green light. (credit: David Gruber / iScience) Scientists have figured out why certain species of shark can absorb blue light in the ocean and essential...
2019-08-08, 17:26

A new species of 'cat fox' may be prowling a French island There may be a fascinating new species of fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your guts....
2019-06-20, 04:26

New species of stegosaurus uncovered in Moroccan dig Scientists believe dinosaur dates back to 168m years ago during the middle Jurassic period A new species of one of the most recognisable types of dinosaur is also the oldest of its kind ever discovered, British scientists believe.Remains of a stegosaurus, an armoured dinosaur instantly recognisable ...
2019-08-20, 22:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 third of wild bee and hoverfly species are in decline in Britain Concerns are rising about the loss of pollinators in Britain after analysis found that 33 per cent of bee and hoverfly species have declined since 1980...
2019-05-21, 14:52

8 of the Most Popular Animal Species in the Ancient World Animals far outnumber us on the planet. And while humans have domesticated some of them for work or food, others have been observed, admired, feared, and revered from afar.  ...
2019-07-21, 02:39

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
2019-06-11, 11:52

A gem hunter accidentally discovered a new dinosaur species Gem hunters and paleontologists have a lot in common. Both spend a lot of time sifting through dirt and rock in the hopes of finding things that have been hidden for countless years and every so often their tireless quests overlap. Bob Foster, an Australian gem hunter, knows this better than most, a...
2019-06-05, 07:52

Scientists discover new Chinese firefly species Scientists have discovered the first ever species of bioluminescent click beetle in Asia which remarkably appears to have evolved there for the first time....
2019-07-24, 19:26

New species of fly named after 'Game of Thrones' villain Winter may have come and gone for "Game of Thrones" and its infamous character, the Night King, but his legacy is poised to live on — in the form of a fly....
2019-07-01, 22:26

Illegal killings endanger two wolves species Illegal killings and political resistance have endangered two species of wolves despite more than $80 million in government spending. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-23, 12:39

New lizard species found in guts of microraptor Paleontologists in China have recovered the complete remains of an ancient lizard from the stomach of a volant dromaeosaurid species, Microraptor zhaoianus, a small, bird-like dinosaur....
2019-07-12, 01:13

Climate change displaced 55 species from UK in last decade A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade....
2019-07-18, 22:26

Know These Tick Species to Stay Safe Outdoors Ticks are best known for latching on to you in the woods, sucking your blood, and spreading Lyme disease—but not all ticks are alike. There are different species, living in different areas, and they don’t all transmit the same diseases. According to the CDC, the ticks to watch out for include these:...
2019-07-05, 22:26

New dinosaur species discovered in South Africa Researchers in South Africa have discovered a new species of dinosaur. The newly named dino remains had been laying misidentified in storage collections for three decades....
2019-08-07, 02:52

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
2019-07-12, 20:13

Scientists Discover New Bug Species Because of Its Weird Dick A nearly 500-acre cemetery cuts through west Brooklyn, featuring rolling hills that produce some of the city’s most spectacular vistas and a surprising variety of plant and animal diversity. Here, scientists have recently discovered an entirely new species of beetle based on its weird-shaped dick.Re...
2019-08-02, 23:39

Biologists name new rat snake species after little-known Iron Age kingdom Scientists have identified a new species of rat snake living in Eastern Europe. The team of herpetologists decided to name the snake after the often overlooked Iron Age kingdom of Urartu....
2019-05-29, 01:39

Our species got to Europe 165,000 years earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
2019-07-10, 21:13

'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

These species went extinct in 2018. More may be doomed to follow in 2019 They'd been on our planet for millions of years, but 2018 was the year several species officially vanished forever.        ...
2019-08-13, 15:13

Scientists discovered a new shark species that glows in the dark Once you get down deep enough in Earth’s oceans, sunlight is hard to come by. But rather than stumble around in the dark in search of food, creatures that live at extreme depths have found ways to make their own light. It’s called bioluminescence and it’s what gives fireflies their...
2019-07-23, 16:52

U.S. restores Yellowstone grizzlies to protected species list The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday restored federal protections to grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park, abiding by a court ruling last year that removal of the bears' threatened status violated the Endangered Species Act....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Skull shows our species got to Europe 165,000 earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
2019-07-10, 20:26

Found In Jungles Of Arunachal: A Rare Species Never Seen In India Before A chance rescue by a forest ranger in Arunachal Pradesh's remote jungles of Yazali last week has created a sensation after a photo of the critically-endangered catch went viral in conservationist......
2019-06-30, 16:13

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you also — in most cases — get to pick its new name. Some scientists choose names for species...
2019-07-15, 04:13

Nearly 100 species of frogs, toads and salamanders wiped out by fungus The deadly disease caused by chytrid fungus is now thought to have driven nearly 100 amphibian species to extinction and contributed to the decline of over 400 more...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Texas fossil uncovers new species of duckbilled dinosaur The fossil discovered at the Big Bend National Park in Texas led to the classification of the Aquilarhinus palilmentus.        ...
2019-07-17, 00:26

Coral species prefers microplastics to real food At least one coral species has a taste for microplastic pollution. According to a new study, the coral species Astrangia poculata prefers the tiny plastic bits to its normal diet....
2019-06-27, 21:13

Overflowing Great Lakes threaten bird species Trouble is brewing for the piping plover, already one of the Great Lakes region’s most endangered bird species, as water levels surge during a rain-soaked spring that has flooded large areas of the Midwest. (June 17)        ...
2019-06-17, 13:52

Adorable New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered in China A newly described species of flying squirrel is teaching researchers more about these enigmatic, tree-hopping rodents, but its threatened status means scientists will have to act fast.Read more......
2019-07-19, 02:26

New study deciphers the success of alien bird species Thanks to a new study, researchers are beginning to understand what makes alien species and why some places are more susceptible to invaders than others....
2019-06-20, 16:13

Scientists discover new species of dinosaur related to the Velociraptor Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million years ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic....
2019-07-09, 22:52

With invasive species killing many Winnipeg trees, what can you plant? With the City of Winnipeg battling multiple invasive species and diseases on our trees, you may want to consider diversifying the trees on your property....
2019-06-17, 16:52

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two feet...
2019-05-21, 17:52

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

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

Scientists discover why two shark species emit green glow Previously undiscovered group of molecules found to be behind phenomenonThe secret behind the eerie glow of two shark species has been revealed in a study which sheds light on the origin and possible advantages of their fluorescent green bodies.Chain catsharks and swell sharks are deep-dwelling and ...
2019-08-09, 00:39

Bringing back the bluebird: 4 out of 5 species declining on Saskatchewan grasslands For more than 50 years, Lorne Scott has made it his mission to support local bird populations in Saskatchewan’s grasslands despite declining populations....
2019-06-20, 16:39

Increased northern cod quota could slow species’ recovery: conservationist The commercial cod fishery, essential to Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry, collapsed and was placed under a moratorium in 1992, throwing thousands out of work and sparking protests....
2019-06-27, 22:26

'I'm a different species': Deontay Wilder celebrates first-round KO of Breazeale – video Deontay Wilder needed all of 137 seconds to knockout mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale in the ninth successful defence of his WBC heavyweight title. His victory at the Barclays Center comes less than six months after a split draw with Tyson Fury.Speaking after the fight, the American addressed ...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Black squirrel 'super' species? No, just a darker shade of grey Black squirrel result of interbreeding between grey and fox squirrels – and they both carry virusIn popular myth they are an aggressive new “super” species pushing out the grey squirrel just as it has displaced the red squirrel.But the black squirrels seen scampering through southern England are a f...
2019-08-13, 23:00

Fossilized teeth of Ice Age predators yield clues to why certain species survived Paleontologist Larisa DeSantis studies ancient predators trapped in the La Brea Tar Pits. Courtesy Vanderbilt University. Visitors to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles are accustomed to seeing recreated scenes of, say, extinct saber-toothed cats taking down a horse or bison in an open field. But...
2019-08-06, 18:13

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back millions of years...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Tiny shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico turns out to be new species NEW ORLEANS — A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species. And the mysterious pouches that it’s named for, up near its front fins? Scientists say they squirt little glowing clouds into the ocean. Researchers from around the Gulf and in New York ha...
2019-07-20, 05:52

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that 27% of the more than 105,000 species the organization has analyzed are at risk of extinction...
2019-07-19, 03:13

Huge Penguins Added to the List of New Zealand’s Extinct Species A new species of giant penguin - about 1.6 meters (5.25 ft.) tall - has been identified from fossils found in Waipara, North Canterbury. ...
2019-08-16, 16:26

New monkey species found in Amazon area threatened by deforestation With its distinctive white tail, the Munduruku marmoset is the newest species of monkey we have found – but deforestation in the Amazon threatens its habitat...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Birds and insect species are heading north in the UK as climate warms More than 50 of the UK’s estimated 39,000 animal species, mostly insects and birds, extended their range northwards within the UK between 2008 and 2018...
2019-07-18, 23:26

Animal photos show how different species are adapting to city life Frank Bienewald/LightRocket via Getty Images These animal photos show what daily life looks like for animals that live in cities. As the climate changes, different species are making their way into cities, according to the Washington Post. Some species are moving into cities because their prior ha...
2019-08-03, 13:26

Scientists name new fossil species after Millennium Falcon from Star Wars A new species from the Burgess Shale has been discovered by paleontologists from the Royal Ontario Museum. Paleontologists excavating a site in the Canadian Rockies known as the Burgess Shale have discovered the fossilized remains of a heretofore-unknown species of arthropod with a distinctive hor...
2019-08-03, 20:26

New species of dinosaur found 'hiding in plain sight' in museum Jurassic Park taught us that velociraptors could be seriously sneaky creatures, but their aptitude for stealth is nothing compared to that of a newly-discovered dinosaur that managed to keep hidden in plain sight for three decades....
2019-08-05, 20:13

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

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, the authors of a new study suggest....
2019-05-21, 14:52

2019 Preview: Teeth will reveal our species’ deep evolutionary past We will start to learn what a host of ancient animal and early human remains really are, thanks to new techniques for analysing tiny fragments of fossil remains...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than we thought...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Do windfarms kill birds? How Australia can limit the impact on threatened species Bob Brown’s objection to a proposed windfarm draws attention to where renewable energy projects are being builtDo windfarms kill birds? Unarguably, they have and do.The damage turbines can inflict was infamously highlighted at California’s Altamont Pass, where early industry farms were built in a mi...
2019-08-04, 13:39

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

Rhino born at San Diego Zoo, marking key step in protecting threatened species LOS ANGELES — A conservation organization in San Diego says it has achieved the first successful artificial insemination birth of a southern white rhino in North America, an important step in saving another rhino species from extinction. San Diego Zoo Global announced that mother Victoria gave birth...
2019-08-01, 01:39

Extremely rare species of flying squirrel discovered in Southwest China Scientists have discovered a new species of flying squirrel in Southwest China. The species is closely related to a pair of flying squirrel species on the "most wanted" list published by the Global Wildlife Conservation....
2019-07-19, 00:26

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, toxic sludge and fertilizer runoff poured into the...
2019-05-21, 16:26

Murray State Prof Discovers New Insect Species With Help From Five-Year-Old Daughter LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE/WTPR) – A Murray State University biology professor made an entomological discovery in her back yard thanks to a special research assistant ….her 5-year-old daughter. Dr. Laura Sullivan-Beckers said her daughter, Sylvie, found a new species of treehoppers while they...
2019-06-27, 20:26

World is ‘on notice’ as major UN report shows one million species face extinction A hard-hitting report into the impact of humans on nature shows that nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades, while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail without radical action, UN biodiversity experts said on Monday....
2019-05-21, 14:52

Tiny shark species that squirts glow-in-the-dark liquid from its pockets discovered Scientists from various universities and research groups identified the 5½-inch shark as the American Pocket Shark, or Mollisquama mississippiensis.        ...
2019-07-23, 16:13

130 species, 187 miles and lots of energy drinks: Inside the World Series of Birding As the clock struck 12, the Meadowlands Marsh Hawks set out into the New Jersey night. But could they tally enough birds to beat their rivals?A white SUV ground to a stop near a sliver of New Jersey marshland, tires snarling against the gravel and sand access road. Three men – Christopher Takacs, Da...
2019-05-21, 15:26

3 Foot Tall Parrot Species Discovered On New Zealand, Island Of Feathered Giants Scientists have uncovered fossilized leg bones from a gigantic parrot that once inhabited Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand. ...
2019-08-08, 00:00

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origins of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book from Darwin....
2019-06-16, 02:39

An invasive snail species was discovered in luggage at the Atlanta airport thanks to a pair of beagles A pair of beagles discovered two Giant African Snails in the luggage of a passenger arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport, according to US Customs and Border Protection....
2019-06-30, 16:39

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book from Darwin....
2019-06-16, 10:13

Snake mistake: CSIRO says it's a myth that Australia is home to world's deadliest species Australian science agency says there are a ‘negligible number of human deaths’ from snake bites in AustraliaThe popular suggestion that Australia is home to the world’s deadliest snakes is largely a myth, with the risk of bites and death far greater across Asia, Africa and South America, the nation’...
2019-05-26, 05:39

Nature Is Incredible: This Suicidal Octopus Species Can Perfectly Camouflage Itself As A Hamburger To Get Predators To Eat It Faster If you love nature and biology, then prepare to have your mind blown when you learn about this incredible miracle of evolution: This suicidal octopus can perfectly camouflage itself as a hamburger to get predators to eat it faster!...
2019-08-03, 03:52

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the trunks....
2019-06-14, 20:00

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show It’s clear that Jon Stewart cares deeply about taking care of the brave men and women who were the first to arrive at the site of the World Trade Center attack on September 11th. That’s why he went to Congress to try and convince them to fully fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, del...
2019-06-18, 16:39

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

Meet the 'cat-fox,' a mysterious mammal found in Corsica that could be a new species The 'cat-fox,' a mysterious feline that roams the French island of Corsica, may be a new species, according to wildlife officials.        ...
2019-06-20, 14:00

Is Corsica's 'cat-fox' a previously unknown feline species? In the Asco forest in Corsica, two agents of the National Hunting and Wildlife Office (ONCFS) show AFP what they think is a new feline species.        ...
2019-06-20, 14:00

U.S. Auto Sector Outlook Is Softening, Says Analyst John Kemp U.S. motor manufacturing has been a rare bright spot amid a worldwide slowdown in the auto sector and a cooling in the rest of U.S. industry, but there are signs U.S. automakers could now be running......
2019-08-17, 11:00

An Indiana state representative tried to buy cocaine and impersonated an officer, police say An Indiana state representative was charged with drunken driving and impersonating an officer after he tried to buy cocaine "party favors" at a local bar, court documents show....
2019-08-17, 11:00

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was "happy" to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency....
2019-08-17, 11:26

"Neighbourhood First": PM Modi On Two-Day Visit To Bhutan Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Bhutan this morning for a two-day visitwith an aim to strengthen bilateral ties with the Himalayan nation in various fields. This is PM Modi's second visit to......
2019-08-17, 11:52

Live Updates: PM Modi Welcomed By Indian Diaspora In Bhutan Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a red-carpet welcome as he arrived in Bhutan on Saturday on a two-day state visit during which he will hold talks with Bhutanese leaders to further deepen the......
2019-08-17, 11:52

Trump tweets about dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook President Trump announced he was having dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook Friday and mentioned Apple "will be spending vast sums of money in the U.S. "       ...
2019-08-17, 11:52

AI trained to detect hate speech online found to be biased against black people Researchers in one study discovered that leading AI models for processing hate speech were one and a half times more likely to flag tweets as offensive or hateful when they were written by African-Americans....
2019-08-17, 11:52

Dugong rescued in Thailand dies after ingesting plastic waste An eight-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found near a beach in Thailand has died after ingesting plastic waste, experts say....
2019-08-17, 11:52

England vs Australia 2nd Test live stream: how to watch Ashes cricket from anywhere If the rain just goes away, we could have a pretty interesting 2nd Test match at Lord's. It's easy to keep track with the next twists and turns of the cricket by following this guide to watching an England vs Australia 2nd Test live stream - wherever you happen to be in the world.Every mat...
2019-08-17, 12:13

Tennis: Barty regroups to win, but Osaka retires with injury Top seed Ash Barty rallied from a set down to make the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals but world number one Naomi Osaka withdrew from her quarter-final with an apparent knee injury on Friday....
2019-08-17, 12:13

Cycling: Italian great Gimondi dies of heart attack Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while swimming in Sicily on Friday....
2019-08-17, 12:13

Offering Gas at 30 Cents Per Gallon, a Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Promotion Causes Traffic Chaos in Los Angeles A city-wide promotion in Los Angeles for a popular Amazon television series caused chaos when drivers lined up for hours to cash in on 1950s gas prices. Amazon partnered with nearly 30 businesses to roll back prices Thursday in honor of the show “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” set in the &#...
2019-08-17, 12:13

Jeffrey Epstein Taught a Retail Legend a Hard Lesson: Be Careful Whom You Trust L Brands’ founder Leslie Wexner, who accused the disgraced financier of stealing vast sums of money, recalls his father’s warning about too much optimism....
2019-08-17, 12:39

Ken Niumatalolo and his Mids help award his son — a walk-on at Utah — a scholarship The Navy coach and his team assist the Utes in surprising his son, Ali'i, with a scholarship after the Broadneck High alum spent his first two seasons at Utah as a walk-on....
2019-08-17, 12:39

Actor Peter Fonda, star of ‘Easy Rider’ dies at 79 LOS ANGELES (NBC NEWS) – Actor and director Peter Fonda, best known for his role in “Easy Rider,” has died from respiratory failure due to lung cancer, his family said. He was 79. “It is with deep sorrow that we share the news that Peter Fonda has passed away,” his fami...
2019-08-17, 13:13

| The Iron Curtain: 5 things to know The Iron Curtain was at first an ideological and then a physical separation of communist Eastern Europe from the West from the 1940s after World War II....
2019-08-17, 14:26

Judge orders Georgia to ditch 'vulnerable' voting machines by 2020 A federal judge has ordered Georgia to stop using its old, "vulnerable" paperless voting machines by next year. US District Court Judge Amy Totenberg will allow the state to use the machines for special and municipal elections in November, accepting......
2019-08-17, 14:26

Electric brain stimulation may help people with severe mental illness For people with mental illness, focusing attention over long periods of time, distinguishing between two different things and processing information can be a challenge...
2019-08-17, 14:52

Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Redesigned for the 2020 model year, the smallest Range Rover is riding on a new architecture that has been designed to accept a battery-electric drivetrain....
2019-08-17, 15:13

‘Do they really think I'm his mother?’: life with a younger, hotter boyfriend It’s not unusual to see older men dating more youthful, prettier women – so why are people so confused by my relationship? One fine Montréal fall morning, I sat at the kitchen table, writing, the cat fed and purring, the teapot still half full, in a sacred moment of flow, when the doorbell rang. I l...
2019-08-17, 16:39

New Attack exploiting serious Bluetooth weakness can intercept sensitive data Enlarge Researchers have demonstrated a serious weakness in the Bluetooth wireless standard that could allow hackers to intercept keystrokes, address books, and other sensitive data sent from billions of devices. Dubbed Key Negotiation of Bluetooth—or KNOB for short—the attack forces two or more ...
2019-08-17, 16:39

Captain of Iranian supertanker that's trying to leave Gibraltar 'doesn't want to stay in command,' lawyer says The captain of an Iranian supertanker at the center of a diplomatic standoff no longer wants to keep command of the ship, which is in need of repairs that could impede its immediate departure from Gibraltar, the sailor's lawyer said Friday....
2019-08-17, 16:39

Lacazette and Aubameyang give Arsenal the edge over sturdy Burnley In the end, two familiar faces settled this victory for Arsenal. But while the strike duo of Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang secured a second victory of the season for Unai Emery’s side, it was the performance of new boy Dani Ceballos that had the home supporters licking their lips...
2019-08-17, 17:00

Bledisloe Cup 2019: All Blacks 36-0 Wallabies Eden Park decider – as it happened New Zealand 36-0 AustraliaAll Blacks retain Bledisloe Cup for 17th consecutive year 12.33pm BST Related: All Blacks deliver Bledisloe pain with 36-point whitewash of Wallabies 10.53am BST If you’re just waking up in the Northern Hemisphere, be afraid - Wales, England and Ireland fans. The rumours ...
2019-08-17, 17:00

The Long Road to Injury Recovery As I ate my breakfast on a tree stump by the trailhead after my run, I finally saw that I was on my way, and that there’s no shame in taking the time I need to get there....
2019-08-17, 17:26

Probe Agency Attaches Rs 261 Crore Assets Of Haryana Firm In Ponzi Scheme The Enforcement Directorate today said it has attached assets worth Rs 261 crore in connection with its money laundering probe against a Haryana-based multi-level marketing group that allegedly......
2019-08-17, 17:26

Flood In Maharashtra's Sangli, But Cloud Seeding In Neighbouring Solapur Solapur, Satara and Sangli are neighbouring districts in Western Maharashtra but due to geographical and topographical reasons weather patterns are vastly different. While some areas are flooded due......
2019-08-17, 17:26

Rescue worker killed in attack on ambulance in northern Myanmar - army One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and ethnic rebels in the region, an army spokesman and a witness said on Saturday....
2019-08-17, 17:26

Houthi drone attack causes "minor" gas fire, oil production unaffected: Saudi source A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on an oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia caused a "minor" fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, a Saudi industry source said....
2019-08-17, 17:26

Dramatic spaces: raising the curtain on an actor’s bolthole Dominic Cooper’s penthouse provides a welcome escape from the ‘chaos and madness’ of life on screenBringing your work home with you takes on a whole new meaning in Dominic Cooper’s Victorian terraced property in north London. One bedroom is furnished entirely with pieces from the New York hotel room...
2019-08-17, 17:52

AI can read your emotions. Should it? Advertisers, tech giants and border forces are using face tracking software to monitor our moods – whether we like it or notIt is early July, almost 30C outside, but Mihkel Jäätma is thinking about Christmas. In a co-working space in Soho, the 39-year-old founder and CEO of Realeyes, an “emotion AI”...
2019-08-17, 17:52

Trump threatens to designate Antifa a terrorist organization ahead of expected Portland clashes President Trump said “major consideration” is being given by his administration to designating the far-left Antifa movement a terrorist organization, as the city of Portland, Ore., prepares for dueling protests between right-wing demonstrators and Antifa on Saturday....
2019-08-17, 18:39

‘Luxury beliefs’ are the latest status symbol for rich Americans A former classmate from Yale recently told me “monogamy is kind of outdated” and not good for society. So I asked her what her background is and if she planned to marry. She said she comes from an affluent family and works at a well-known technology company. Yes, she personally intends to have a mon...
2019-08-17, 19:00

Trump Meets With Advisers to Consider Deal With Taliban President Trump met with his top national-security advisers Friday to consider a deal with the Taliban that could lead to a significant U.S. withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan....
2019-08-17, 19:00

Trump Administration Prepares Sale of F-16s to Taiwan The Trump administration has decided to sell billions of dollars’ worth of F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, according to people familiar with the matter, in a move likely to anger Beijing at a sensitive point in U.S.-China relations....
2019-08-17, 19:00

Charity ship says migrants' safety at risk; minors allowed to disembark A charity that operates a rescue ship carrying more than a hundred migrants off the coast of Italy said on Saturday that it could not guarantee their security after the boat had spent more than two weeks waiting for a port to disembark in....
2019-08-17, 19:26

iPhone 11R release date, price, news and leaks Apple is largely expected to release three new iPhone models this year, and among them we’re likely to see a successor to the iPhone XR, which for now we’re calling the iPhone 11R – though that might not be its launch name.We’ve got more on names below, but more important...
2019-08-17, 20:13

Does Call of Duty: Modern Warfare go too far, or is this a better reflection of war? Normally, after a game demo concludes, there’s a brief moment of applause for what was just presented. It’s a small token of appreciation by those in attendance, a thank you for the work that was put into the demo that just played on-screen and a rare chance to give some direct adulati...
2019-08-17, 20:13

Windows 10 preview refines search and adds GPU temps reading to Task Manager Windows 10 has been graced with a new preview build for the update due to land in the first half of 2020, and this is the first release which has introduced a lot of changes, albeit none of them are major new features.The highlights for build 18963 (which is rolling out to testers in the fast ring) ...
2019-08-17, 20:13

A Look at Austin Butler and Vanessa Hudgens' Sweet and Endlessly Supportive Romance When Austin Butler beat out the rest of young, full-lipped Hollywood to land the role of Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann's upcoming biopic, you could almost hear Vanessa Hudgens' excitement......
2019-08-17, 20:13

Hong Kong protests: Riot police hit the streets after thousands march through city for latest demonstration Riot police took to the streets of Hong Kong today after thousands of schoolteachers marched through the Chinese territory in the latest weekend of protests....
2019-08-17, 20:39

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the latest to dunk on Quentin Tarantino's vision of his friend Bruce Lee The discourse surrounding the portrayal of martial arts legend Bruce Lee in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood continues apace today, with The Hollywood Reporter publishing a piece from Lee’s long-time friend, co-star, and student Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, blasting Tarantino’s vision of th...
2019-08-17, 20:39

Fox New Orleans reporter and anchor Nancy Parker, 53, among 2 killed in plane crash, station says Longtime FOX 8 New Orleans reporter and anchor Nancy Parker was one of two people killed Friday when a small plane crashed near the city's Lakefront Airport, the station confirmed....
2019-08-17, 21:00

Padres star rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. will 'most likely' miss rest of year with back injury Padres standout rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. has a back injury that will likely cost him the rest of this year, manager Andy Green said Friday.       ...
2019-08-17, 21:00

The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this weekend Use your extra free time to snag great prices on robot vacuums, cold brew coffee makers, Apple iPads, and more.       ...
2019-08-17, 21:52

7 Killed As Ferry Catches Fire In Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Saturday, police said....
2019-08-17, 23:00

Country star Drake White recovering in hospital after almost collapsing on stage: reports Country music singer Drake White is recovering in a Virginia hospital after collapsing on stage at a show Friday night, according to reports.        ...
2019-08-17, 23:00

‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ animator Richard Williams has died The daughter of acclaimed animator Richard Williams says that her father has died at age 86. Williams was best known for his work on ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ which won two Oscars for its genre-bending blend of animation and live action...
2019-08-17, 23:00

New insights into how exercise can lift mood in depression A new study of people with major depressive disorder suggests that the body's endocannabinoid system plays a role in the mood-lifting effects of exercise....
2019-08-17, 23:26

Richard Williams, 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' animator, dies at 86 Richard Williams, the Oscar-winning animator of "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," has died at 86, according to reports.        ...
2019-08-17, 23:26

Italy’s Salvini agrees to let 27 minors off migrant ship Italy’s hard-line interior minister has buckled under pressure and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political standoff that has threatened the viability of the populist government...
2019-08-17, 23:26

BJP Should Incorporate "Good People", Says Senior Leader Eknath Khadse Admitting into party fold those against whom the BJP had once levelled corruption charges is not a good idea, senior party leader Eknath Khadse said on Saturday....
2019-08-17, 23:52

Nehru-Gandhi Family In Leadership Important For Congress: Salman Khurshid Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Saturday said it is important for the Congress to have a prominent member of the Nehru-Gandhi family in the leadership of the party....
2019-08-17, 23:52

Work Or Will Tell People "Dhulai Karo": Nitin Gadkari To Officials Coming down on red-tapism, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday that he warned some officials earlier in the day that if a certain issue was not resolved, he would tell people "dhulai karo"......
2019-08-17, 23:52

Zomato Founder Responds to Restaurant Protests Over Discounting Practices Zomato Founder Deepinder Goyal, and Dineout CEO Ankit Mehrotra have responded to the Logout movement by the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI)....
2019-08-17, 23:52

LG SM9000 NanoCell 65-inch 4K HDR Smart TV Review LG's recent TV launches in India includes the premium SM9000, which is available in two sizes - 55-inch and 65-inch. We review the 65-inch variant of this high-end LED TV range....
2019-08-17, 23:52

Realme 5 Pro Specifications Tipped by Benchmark Ahead of Launch Next Week Realme 5 Pro is set to launch alongside the Realme 5 in India on August 20, but ahead of its formal launch, the phone has been spotted on Geekbench with model number RMX1971....
2019-08-17, 23:52

Beware of Google search scams. Here's how to spot a fake tech support website Google doesn't have a way for you to report a website that led you to call a scammer. Be careful when clicking third-party tech support websites.       ...
2019-08-18, 00:39

Trump suspends CNN analyst's credentials in another shot at the press The move stems from a July altercation with Breitbart reporter Sebastian Gorka, and echoes actions against CNN’s Jim AcostaThe Trump administration has fired another shot in its war with the US press, suspending the credentials of Brian Karem, White House correspondent for Playboy and an analyst for...
2019-08-18, 00:39

Trump and Netanyahu are playing a bigoted game of chicken The US president feigns concern for Jews to justify bullying Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. Israel is happy to play alongWhy would a president who has elevated white nationalism, who said there were “very fine people on both sides” in the white supremacist march in Charlottesville, decide that it’s h...
2019-08-18, 00:39

Toni Kroos scores stunning goal as Real Madrid get off to a flyer at Celta Vigo Real Madrid got off to a flying start in La Liga with a comfortable win away from home on Saturday with the help of a magnificent long-range strike from Toni Kroos, although they had Ballon d’Or winner Luka Modric sent off for a straight red card offence.Karim Benzema put Madrid ahead in the 12th mi...
2019-08-18, 00:39

Kim Jong Un Expresses ‘Great Satisfaction’ Over Multiple North Korean Weapons Tests SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises. Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agenc...
2019-08-18, 01:00

Border patrol arrests Cuban stowaway at Miami airport Customs and Border Protection officers took into custody a 26-year-old Cuban national at the Miami International Airport early Friday after he arrived in the belly of a passenger plane from Havana....
2019-08-18, 01:26

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus unboxing and first 48 hours With the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus finally in hand, I was able to do an unboxing, offer details about what's included, and tell you how the phone performs.Update: Okay, my Samsung Galaxy Note 10 are well into day two, so I'm updating the impressions with more Note 10 camera samples taken...
2019-08-18, 01:26

Hedge fund suing Sanjay Valvani’s widow to recover the millions he earned at firm The hedge fund swindled by Sanjay Valvani, who killed himself just days after being indicted for insider trading, is suing to get the $105 million he earned at the firm back from his widow....
2019-08-18, 02:13

Bale to stay after helping Madrid to win at Celta - Zidane "Coach Zinedine Zidane said Gareth Bale will remain at Real Madrid this season after the Wales forward produced an inspiring performance in a 3-1 win at Celta Vigo on Saturday after a summer of uncertainty."...
2019-08-18, 02:13

Sheffield United’s Ollie Norwood: ‘Fergie told me I’d get here … I don’t know if he meant it’ Promoted to the top flight in three straight seasons, the midfielder is finally playing in it – and desperate to make up for lost timeIt would have been a hat-trick from hell. After winning promotion in the previous two seasons only to be jilted before playing in the Premier League, Ollie Norwood he...
2019-08-18, 02:39

Justin Langer defends decision allowing Steve Smith to resume batting • Australia coach says ‘he passed all of the tests’ to continue• Smith struck on the neck by a fierce Jofra Archer deliveryJustin Langer defended Australia’s decision to let Steve Smith resume his innings on the fourth day at Lord’s just 40 minutes after being felled by a sickening blow to the neck ...
2019-08-18, 02:39

Report: No charges for RB Elliott in Vegas incident Authorities in Las Vegas have decided not to bring charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident, according to TMZ Sports....
2019-08-18, 03:00

Dozens possibly dead after explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening....
2019-08-18, 03:00

Queens man accidentally backs into wife with car, killing her A woman was killed Saturday when her husband accidentally backed into her while washing their car at a Queens gas station, police said. Isabel Ramirez-Cohetero, 51, and her husband, 50, were washing their red Jeep Commander at a gas station on Eliot Ave near 61st Street in Ridgewood at about 12:15 p...
2019-08-18, 03:26

Yankees’ consistency is more impressive than it gets credit for There have been a lot of things the Yankees have accomplished this year that got a lot more attention, and that’s as it should be. They are on a 108-win pace, after all. They are on a collision course with the sport’s other behemoths, the Astros and Dodgers, in the fight to win a 28th......
2019-08-18, 04:39

Mets confident an Edwin Diaz resurgence may be ‘this close’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mets pitching coach Phil Regan held his left thumb about a half-inch from his index finger on Saturday when discussing his pet project. “I think we’re this close,” Regan said, referring to Edwin Diaz and a possible resurgence for the beleaguered reliever. Diaz had entered in the e...
2019-08-18, 04:39

Yankees’ war with umpires rages on in tight win over Indians The Yankees’ season so far has been highlighted so far by plenty of wins — and more than a few dustups with umpires. They got both on Saturday afternoon at the Stadium, as they beat the Indians, 6-5, and also endured three ejections during a wild sixth inning in which Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner and....
2019-08-18, 04:39

Watch: Couple coordinates matching outfits every day for 68-year marriage A California couple approaching their 68th wedding anniversary shared an unusual secret to their long and happy union -- wearing matching outfits every day....
2019-08-18, 05:00

CVS Might Make It Even More Difficult to Get Birth Control On August 15, a prescription birth control delivery service called Pill Club alleged that CVS is lowballing mail-order drug companies to the point where Pill Club and others may have to stop serving patients with CVS Caremark pharmacy benefits....
2019-08-18, 05:26

Yemen Houthi rebels target Saudi oil field Drones launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels have attacked a massive oil and gas field in Saudi Arabia. This is the second such attack on the Saudi energy industry in recent days and comes amid high Middle East tensions....
2019-08-18, 05:52

Afghanistan: Dozens injured in blast at Kabul wedding hall Afghanistan's Interior Ministry reports there has been an explosion at a wedding hall in Kabul. Numerous people have been injured and many are feared dead....
2019-08-18, 05:52

Steve Smith retires hurt after 92.4mph Jofra Archer delivery strikes his head Steve Smith retired hurt in the second Ashes Test at Lord's after a titanic tussle with Jofra Archer ended with the batsman floored by a 92.4mph bouncer....
2019-08-18, 07:00

NASCAR Cowards Dropped Slayer As A Race Car Sponsor Because Of "Reactionary Concerns" The legendary thrash metal band Slayer announced on Friday that they had been dropped as the primary sponsor of the No. 54 racecar that J.J. Yeley was set to drive at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday. In a statement given to Billboard, the band cited concerns from other legacy sponsors as the reas...
2019-08-18, 07:26

Vlad Guerrero Jr. Did A Spot-On Impersonation Of His Father With This Head-Scratching Homer While Vlad Guerrero Jr. has proven in his short career to be a dinger-mashing machine just like his father was, the comparisons between the two can often be a bit much. Guerrero Jr. could hit a line-drive single to left field and someone will inevitably say something like “Wow, that’s just like the...
2019-08-18, 07:26

Edinburgh's got style: Scotland's cultural capital is the number one choice for Londoners moving north The largest arts festival in the world is in full swing in this elegant city with great homes, but even once it's over, Edinburgh's reputation as a festival city carries on....
2019-08-18, 07:26

Afghanistan wedding hall blast: more than 60 killed, 180 injured Explosion in packed Kabul venue comes as Donald Trump talks up prospects of peace deal with TalibanAn explosion ripped through a wedding hall on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan’s capital, leaving more than 60 people dead and more than 180 injured, a the interior ministry has said. More than 1,0...
2019-08-18, 07:52

Daniel Cormier loses belt in stunner; Nate Diaz rolls in UFC return ANAHEIM, Calif. — Stipe Miocic stopped Daniel Cormier with a barrage of punches in the fourth round, reclaiming his heavyweight title with a stunning comeback victory at UFC 241 on Saturday night. Nate Diaz also returned from a three-year hiatus with a dominant decision victory over Anthony Pettis a...
2019-08-18, 07:52

IKEA creates a business unit devoted to smart home tech It's clear by now that IKEA is serious about smart home tech between its Sonos-powered speakers and connected lights, but the home furniture giant wants to formalize that commitment. It just established a full-fledged Home Smart business unit that,......
2019-08-18, 09:00

Ferrari Will Expand Its Line-up Of Road Cars, But Not By Much Italian premium sports car maker Ferrari NV will expand sales of easier-driving grand touring cars, but will not try to chase rival Porsche's annual sales volume, Ferrari Chairman John Elkann told an......
2019-08-18, 10:13

Why Yankees really wanted to give Aaron Judge a day off Aaron Judge was given the day off in the Yankees’ 6-5 win over the Indians on Saturday at the Stadium, as Aaron Boone was determined to rest the slumping right fielder — even after a solid day at the plate in Friday’s win. “It’s just Aaron and I working through it,’’ the manager said of......
2019-08-18, 10:39

Sportwatch: Last gasp wins for Tigers and Lightning as Roosters stroll – as it happened AFL: Tigers down EaglesNRL: Roosters hammer WarriorsSuper Netball: Lightning edge Vixens; Giants beat Thunderbirds 8.03am BST Thank you all for your company this afternoon, it’s now time for me to take my leave and get ready for some cricket. What a sporting treat today has been already with Richmon...
2019-08-18, 11:00

Svetlana Kuznetsova denies Ashleigh Barty number one ranking Kuznetsova upset Barty in Cincinnati semi-finalRussian will face Madison Keys in finalNaomi Osaka remains world number oneSvetlana Kuznetsova upset top seed Ashleigh Barty 6-2 6-4 to reach the Western and Southern Open final in Cincinnati. Defeat denied Barty a return to the top of the WTA Rankings ...
2019-08-18, 11:00

Hong Kong protesters attempt to restore peace after airport violence As Hong Kong enters its 11th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests, the city is waiting anxiously to see if both protesters and police can avoid the violent clashes that have characterized recent weeks....
2019-08-18, 11:00

Plunging peso, grinding poverty: Argentina hears echoes of 2001 crisis Fiery ex-president Cristina Kirchner is making a comeback as the number two on a resurgent centre-left ticketFather Guillermo Torre, known as Willy to his parishioners, has been through this before. “I arrived here 20 years ago in 1999, right before the economic collapse of 2001,” he said.“Here” is ...
2019-08-18, 11:26

A rural town confronts its buried history of mass killings of black Americans 100 years after hundreds of African Americans were reportedly killed in Elaine, Arkansas, a memorial is set to bring details of the tragedy to lightCharlie McClain was surprised to learn that he was related to one of the Elaine Twelve.It came out when McClain, 58, asked his mother earlier this year ...
2019-08-18, 11:26

Corsica’s cape of good campsites With cliffs and crags, views and sandy beaches, Cap Corse, which juts out from the top of the island, offers a perfect mobile home stay‘It’s like being in a car advert!” The corniche road along the western side of Cap Corse, the spiny promontory pointing north from the body of Corsica towards Genoa,...
2019-08-18, 11:26

U.S. and UK presence in Gulf brings insecurity: Iran Revolutionary Guards navy chief The presence of America and Britain in the Gulf region brings insecurity, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards navy, Alireza Tangsiri, was reported as saying by the ILNA news agency....
2019-08-18, 11:26

Old grudge between Honduras football fans sparks riot that kills three Three people were killed and at least 10 injured in riots Saturday night before a football match between rival teams after suspected fans attacked a bus carrying one of the two teams to the game, wounding three players, officials and the team said....
2019-08-18, 11:26

Report: US expected to give Huawei another 90-day export license Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Back in May, the US government placed an export ban on Huawei barring US companies (and companies using US-origin technology) from doing business with the Chinese tech giant. Because Huawei still has customers to support in the smartphone and cellular in...
2019-08-18, 12:13

Early access program gives us a sneak peek at Apple Arcade We've been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Apple Arcade since it was announced back in March, and now we have a few more clues as to what it will look like, courtesy of an internal early access program at Apple.Details obtained by 9to5Mac show a few of the screens and the games as they look at ...
2019-08-18, 14:26

Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias accepts 20-game suspension for violating MLB's domestic violence policy MLB suspended Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed pitcher Julio Urias for 20 games because of a violation of the league's domestic violence policy.       ...
2019-08-18, 14:26

Text messages released in Michael Avenatti case allege conversations about Nike payments Text messages between a Kentucky basketball assistant and a Nike executive mentioned in the Michael Avenatti extortion case have been released.       ...
2019-08-18, 14:26

Liberty coach Hugh Freeze sidelined by life-threatening staph infection Liberty University head football coach Hugh Freeze was recovering from surgery this weekend after a life-threatening staph infection entered his bloodstream, according to a report. ...
2019-08-18, 16:00

Lightning too close for comfort during school counselor's campus walk in shocking video A South Carolina school counselor was caught on surveillance video narrowly escaping danger after almost being struck by lightning on campus last week. ...
2019-08-18, 16:26

The city created by the Chernobyl explosion For one city in the Ukraine, the Chernobyl explosion in 1986 was an act of creation. Find out how the nuclear disaster gave birth to Slavutych and what a traveler will find there today....
2019-08-18, 17:13

U.S. whiskey exporters struggle after year of EU tariffs When Europe's tariffs on U.S. whiskey hit in June 2018, craft distillery Mountain Laurel Spirits LLC lost 10% of its sales overnight as its European distributor simply stopped buying its award-winning Dad's Hat Pennsylvania Rye Whiskey....
2019-08-18, 17:13

Joe Biden heaps praise on GOP during Massachusetts fundraiser Former Vice President Joe Biden praised Republicans as “decent people” at a fundraiser Saturday while touting his ability to work across the aisle, according to a report....
2019-08-18, 17:39

Protecting Singapore from rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion Protecting Singapore against rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion ($72 billion) or more over 100 years, its prime minister said on Sunday, as the low-lying island-state makes preparations to mitigate the impact of global warming....
2019-08-18, 17:39

The price of bacon and eggs the year you were born 24/7 Tempo adjusted the average price of a pound of sliced bacon and a dozen grade A eggs in U.S. cities for every year from 1939 to 2019.       ...
2019-08-18, 18:00

Doctors find teen's 17-year-old 'twin' inside her belly A 17-year-old in India has become the oldest known female in the world diagnosed with a rare condition called “Fetus in fetu.”        ...
2019-08-18, 18:26

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iran oil tanker 'Grace 1' after Gibraltar judge orders its release The U.S. Justice Department issued a warrant to seize an Iran oil tanker detained in Gibraltar, a day after a judge ordered the release of 'Grace 1.'        ...
2019-08-18, 18:26

Jaguar E-Pace After a painfully slow start in North America, the smallest Jaguar crossover is finally getting some traction ? U.S. sales are up 62 percent this year. Look for a freshened model in 2021 with an electrified powertrain....
2019-08-18, 18:26

The Poem on the Statue of Liberty Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, thinks the poem on the Statue of Liberty could use a rewrite. Yes, really....
2019-08-18, 18:26

The key steps we must take to improve the safety of boxing The safety of boxing is often called into question. Jack Hirsch identifies some steps that should be taken to make the sport safer The post The key steps we must take to improve the safety of boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-18, 18:26

Shivraj Chouhan Calls Rahul Gandhi "Deserter" Who "Abandoned" Congress Senior BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday equated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home minister Amit Shah with "Lord Krishna and Arjun" over the Centre's move to scrap the special status of......
2019-08-18, 18:26

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Serious money warming to Bitcoin’ 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 Plato used to say: Let’s get it! Bitcoin Price We closed the day, August 17 2019, a...
2019-08-18, 18:52

Vasseur: Raikkonen and Alfa Romeo working perfectly in Formula 1 Alfa Romeo Formula 1 boss Frederic Vasseur says the team's relationship with Kimi Raikkonen is "working perfectly" and benefitting from "black-and-white" discussions...
2019-08-18, 18:52

Third win of the BTCC season for Honda driver Josh Cook at Thruxton Josh Cook bagged his third win of the British Touring Car Championship season in the second race at Thruxton as polesitter Sam Tordoff fell to 10th with a radiator issue...
2019-08-18, 18:52

Tremendous Goalkeeping Boner Leads To Late Equalizing Own Goal Despite having a man sent off just six minutes into the match, LA Galaxy found themselves clinging onto a 2-1 lead over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday in the final 10 minutes of regulation. In one of their many attempts forward, the Sounders launched a long ball with the hopes that forward Jordan ...
2019-08-18, 19:13

Porsche's Type 64 Didn't Sell Because Of A Weird Screwup At The Auction (Updated) There were multiple press releases. There was a highly produced video. There was a Chris Harris Top Gear video. The hype generated for the auction of the only remaining Porsche Type 64 made it basically the Supra of the auction world. So last night, when a weird blunder deflated that hype and trigge...
2019-08-18, 19:13

Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka and the most controversial US Open final in history It has been called one of the most controversial matches in tennis history. But what is the real story behind the 2018 US Open women's singles final? Don Van Natta looks back at the match that sparked debate on and off the court....
2019-08-18, 19:13

The Met Reviews Items It Received From a Dealer, Now a Looting Suspect The Metropolitan Museum of Art is studying the Indian artifacts it holds that track back to a man accused of running a major antiquities smuggling ring....
2019-08-18, 19:13

Not your father's Peronists: Why Macri flopped with young Argentines For Luis Joaquin Caro, who was about 2 years old when Argentina last defaulted on its debt in 2001, casting his vote for left-leaning Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez in the country's recent primary election was a no-brainer....
2019-08-18, 19:39

Argentina´s Fernandez says country will struggle to repay IMF loan, must renegotiate The Argentine opposition candidate, Alberto Fernandez, said that the country would struggle under present conditions to repay a loan to the International Monetary Fund and he would seek to renegotiate the repayment terms, according to an interview published on Sunday by the newspaper Clarin....
2019-08-18, 19:39

Sick of the heat? Here's where you can find a cool family vacation in summer It's the middle of summer, and you're probably indoors right now, a refugee from the unbearable heat. Maybe you're imagining a cool family vacation.       ...
2019-08-18, 19:39

Jeffrey Epstein had all the telltale signs of a fraud, but still had ‘em all fooled Jeffrey Epstein managed to creep his way into some of the highest places in the world on the back of a meticulously made-up mosaic of phony accolades....
2019-08-18, 19:39

Crystal Palace analysis: Failure to replace Aaron Wan-Bissaka exposed at Bramall Lane John Lundstram's second-half strike saw Sheffield United defeat Crystal Palace 1-0 as Premier League football made a long-awaited return to Bramall Lane on Sunday....
2019-08-18, 20:00

Rennes v Paris Saint-Germain: Ligue 1 – live! All the latest from the 8pm BST kick-off at Roazhon ParkEvery summer transfer deal from Europe’s top five leaguesEmail John your thoughts | or tweet @JohnBrewin_ 7.12pm BST Here’s a more analogue version.OFFICIAL -- PSG XI vs. Rennes: Areola - Meunier, Silva (c), Diallo, Bernat - Marquinhos, Verratt...
2019-08-18, 20:26

Pep Guardiola’s quest for control at Manchester City undermined by VAR Football’s occasional ability to provide a wrinkle frustrates Guardiola’s dreams of order despite a dominant performanceFootball remains a magnificently capricious sport. You can crush its competitiveness with a self-perpetuating structure that leads to a radically unequal distribution of resources....
2019-08-18, 20:26

Earthlight raises 2,000 Guineas hopes with victory in Prix Morny • Fabre-trained horse triumphs over Raffle Prize at Deauville• ‘He will go further, he will be a Guineas horse for sure’André Fabre has a live contender for the 2,000 Guineas, following a game success in the Prix Morny by Earthlight. It was a victory to cheer all of French racing, as it ends a run o...
2019-08-18, 20:26

How Climate Change Is Breaking Temperature Records Around the World in 2019 July 2019 was the hottest July and the hottest month on record globally since temperature records began in a year of many record-breaking temperatures as heat waves hit many parts of the world. This trend of high temperatures and heatwaves looks set to continue. Scientists say that as long as the wo...
2019-08-18, 20:26

Russia Says Won't Install New Missiles Unless US Deploys Them In Europe Russia will not deploy new missiles as long as the United States shows similar restraint in Europe and Asia, Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu said on Sunday, after Washington's withdrawal from a......
2019-08-18, 20:52

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

Larry Kudlow insists there’s no recession coming White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Sunday insisted there is no recession on the horizon — as Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg made the opposite prediction. “I don’t see a recession at all,” Kudlow told fill-in host Dana Perino on “Fox News Sunday.” Americans, he s...
2019-08-18, 20:52

Kudlow confirms Trump wants to buy Greenland WASHINGTON — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow didn’t pour any cold water Sunday on President Trump’s flirtation with buying Greenland. “I don’t want to predict an outcome, I’m just saying the president, who knows a thing or two about buying real estate, wants to take a look at a Green...
2019-08-18, 20:52

Hotel fire nearly causes Phil Mickelson to miss tee time at BMW Championship Phil Mickelson was left in jeopardy of missing his tee time Sunday morning for the final round of the BMW Championship.       ...
2019-08-18, 20:52

Liberty football coach Hugh Freeze had surgery for life-threatening staph infection Ex-Ole Miss and current Liberty football coach Hugh Freeze underwent surgery last week for complications from staph infection, he confirmed to ESPN.       ...
2019-08-18, 20:52

A lot of parallels: Elway has long been Lynch's idol, mentor NFL general managers and longtime friends John Elway and John Lynch cross paths again when Broncos and 49ers hold joint practices in advance of preseason game       ...
2019-08-18, 20:52

NADA to Start Testing Players During Duleep Trophy Games The BCCI handed the full itinerary of the domestic games for the season, including the dates and venues, so that the NADA can prepare its cricket testing calendar....
2019-08-18, 21:13

Alaskan Man Discovers 50-Year-Old Russian Message in a Bottle (NOME, Alaska) — A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska. Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref about 600 miles (966 kilometers) northwest of Anchorage, KNOM-A...
2019-08-18, 21:13

Nordstrom Did So Much Right, but It's Still in Trouble Nordstrom invested heavily in e-commerce, didn’t open too many stores and has been quick to experiment with new types of shopping formats. Yet, it’s suffering the same fate as department stores that innovated less....
2019-08-18, 22:00

Epstein’s gal pal gave $1K to hospital that treated alleged sex slave: report Jeffrey Epstein’s gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell donated $1,000 to New York-Presbyterian Hospital after the two of them allegedly brought one of his accusers there for treatment following a sexual assault, according to a British news report. Maxwell also gave $350 to a New York City charity that ai...
2019-08-18, 22:26

Amid Trump’s tariff war, Americans give free trade high marks: poll Nearly two-thirds of Americans, or 64 percent — a new high — back free trade because they believe it's good for the economy and say the country can't avoid continued globalization, according to the poll by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal....
2019-08-18, 22:26

White Texas cops who led black man by rope won’t face charges Two white Texas cops on horseback who were caught on video leading a black suspect by a rope through the streets of Galveston will not face a criminal investigation, according to a report. The officers – identified as P. Brosch and A. Smith – led Donald Neely, 43, down a street handcuffed and bound ...
2019-08-18, 22:26

Opinion: Clash of cultures in Berlin highlights choice facing the Bundesliga RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs shined a light on the future of the Bundesliga and German football....
2019-08-18, 22:52

GTA V Speedrunning Has Changed A Lot Since 2014 Grand Theft Auto V speedrunner FriendlyBaron recently released a video comparing how different GTA V speedruns are today compared to the first world records set back in 2014. Like older games, such as Super Mario 64, GTA V speedrunners have learned new and improved ways to complete sections of the g...
2019-08-18, 22:52

No Man's Sky Players Are Really Excited About Sitting In Chairs The universe of No Man’s Sky is huge. Like genuinely huge. Billions upon billions upon billions of planets, galaxies, and solar systems. And the latest update to the game added a ton of new features to this already massive galactic sandbox, including VR support. But the most exciting feature might j...
2019-08-18, 22:52

Darumaka's Shit Is So Hot That People Stick It In Their Clothes To Keep Warm Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Darumaka!...
2019-08-18, 22:52

Fire The Fish Cannon! Hello! This week we disappoint Peggy Hill, build a home underground, get a new skateboarding game, watch Mario attack a firefighter, learn more about Astral Chain and fire the fish cannon....
2019-08-18, 22:52

George R.R. Martin Says Game of Thrones Ending Was Freeing as a Writer Writing a fantasy epic is hard. Writing a fantasy epic while also competing with a television show that adapts said epic, and will finish before you? Apparently that’s way harder.Read more......
2019-08-18, 23:39

Two concerning Yankees issues surface in shaky loss to Indians In a season in which they seem destined to make a playoff run, the Yankees saw two concerning issues continue in Sunday’s 8-4 loss to the Indians. They had problems again with a home plate umpire — this time it was Phil Cuzzi — and CC Sabathia looked just as shaky in his return from......
2019-08-19, 00:00

Having kids makes you happier, but only when they move out Parents with young children are less happy than non-parents, but the tables seem to turn when their children leave home and become more supportive than stressful...
2019-08-19, 00:00

Mickelson late to the course after lightning hits hotel Mickelson evacuated when lightning hits hotel, the start of a wild Sunday before he got to the course for BMW Championship        ...
2019-08-19, 00:00

'Iconic': Harry Styles and Millie Bobby Brown hung out at an Ariana Grande concert Ariana Grande's London Sweetener tour stop had two VIP audience members: Harry Styles and "Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown.        ...
2019-08-19, 00:52

Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning the Trump administration that a White House proposal to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid could imperil a recent two-year budget agreement.Before leaving for the August recess, Congress passed a massive budget deal that suspended the debt ceiling through July 202...
2019-08-19, 00:52

Discrepancies in the photos of Ghislaine Maxwell at In-N-Out Burger raise question of Photoshopping or doctoring, according to report Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex-trafficking associate, was missing ever since Epstein was arrested weeks ago. That is, until the New York Post claims to have found her in Los Angeles, eating a burger. The Daily Mail visited the In-N-...
2019-08-19, 00:52

Bitcoin 101: Your essential guide to cryptocurrency Thomson ReutersBitcoin is everywhere. The cryptocurrency is seemingly in the news every day as investors and businesses try to understand the future of this digital finance. But what is Bitcoin all about?See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:State of mobile banking in 2019: top apps,...
2019-08-19, 00:52

We asked 35 executives how they balance family and work. Here's what they said High-level executives with children have a few advantages over other working parents: They make more money, which makes childcare easier to afford. They may have more say in where and when they work. And they can influence what "family friendly" means at their companies....
2019-08-19, 02:00

U.S. President Trump does not want to do business with China's Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said he did not want the United States to do business with China's Huawei even as the administration weighs whether to extend a grace period for the company....
2019-08-19, 02:00

Trump 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses recession fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States....
2019-08-19, 02:00

Pre-Columbian Explorers in the Americas: The Hard Evidence These days, few people still believe Christopher Columbus was the first explorer to travel to the “New World.”  ...
2019-08-19, 02:00

For better or worse, George R.R. Martin says the end of Game Of Thrones isn't influencing his books Presumably because he’s a big fan of search engine optimization, George R.R. Martin spent a lot of time back in May talking about how his A Song Of Ice And Fire books versus the then-upcoming end of HBO’s Game Of Thrones adaptation. First there was a theory that Martin had made a deal with HBO to si...
2019-08-19, 02:52

JAY-Z is buying an NFL team, but we don't know which one As reported by TMZ, JAY-Z is going to buy a “significant ownership interest” in an NFL team at some point in the “near future,” with an unnamed source saying that he wants to “continue to be a change agent for the NFL.” TMZ’s source also says that JAY-Z won’t be able to manage players as an owner, s...
2019-08-19, 02:52

Plant-based egg alternative JUST Egg rolling out to Kroger stores nationwide JUST Egg, an egg alternative made from mung bean, this month will be on the shelves in 2,100 Kroger-owned stores around the country.       ...
2019-08-19, 02:52

Things Are Getting Worse for a Panicked Steve King You know you’re in trouble when despite being a true (racist) Republican, Liz Cheney won’t even defend you, and refers to comments you’ve made as “appalling and bizarre.”...
2019-08-19, 03:39

The Giants defense has its way with Saquon Barkley Highlights from Giants practice on Sunday: Something Good The first-team defensive line was impressive, frequently pushing back or standing up the first-team offensive line in running plays, leaving little room for running back Saquon Barkley and others to maneuver. Something Bad Receivers Bennie Fo...
2019-08-19, 03:39

Jets are counting on trainer John Mellody more than ever The most important person in the Jets organization this season won’t throw a pass, won’t make a tackle and won’t call a play. He is a man very few fans have heard of and never gets interviewed by the media. The most important person for the 2019 Jets is John Mellody, the team’s head athletic......
2019-08-19, 03:39

Blake edges Gemili in Birmingham 100m showdown "Former world champion Yohan Blake of Jamaica edged Britain\u0027s Adam Gemili in a photo-finish to win the 100 metres at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting on Sunday."...
2019-08-19, 04:00

Novartis CEO Battles Fallout From Data Manipulation Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan has spent part of his 18 months at the helm of the drug giant cleaning up issues that emerged before his watch. Now, he is facing a storm of his own making....
2019-08-19, 04:00

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state's current governor said on Sunday. She was 76....
2019-08-19, 04:26

College football notebook: UNC freshman Howell takes lead in QB derby North Carolina freshman Sam Howell is the leader in the three-way quarterback competition and will take the first-team snaps for Tar Heels, coach Mack Brown said Sunday....
2019-08-19, 04:26

MLB notebook: Alonso sets NL rookie mark with 40th homer New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso became the first National League rookie to hit 40 homers in a season when he went deep during Sunday's 11-5 victory over the host Kansas City Royals....
2019-08-19, 04:26

Malaysia court postpones biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-PM Najib A Malaysian court on Monday postponed for a week the biggest of five trials linked to a multi-billion-dollar scam at state fund 1MDB and allegedly involving former prime minister Najib Razak....
2019-08-19, 05:13

No-deal Brexit report leaked as government effectively ends all EU law in UK With less than 75 days until Britain is set to exit the European Union, a government report leaked to The Sunday Times newspaper reveals the disastrous effects a no-deal Brexit would unleash on the country....
2019-08-19, 05:39

Atletico Madrid 1 Getafe 0: Alvaro Morata header seals narrow victory in feisty LaLiga opener Alvaro Morata scored and also saw a penalty saved in a 1-0 win for Atletico Madrid over Getafe as both sides had a man sent off at the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday night....
2019-08-19, 05:39

Greenlanders Baffled by Trump Interest President Trump has become entranced by the idea of the U.S. buying this vast, ice-shrouded island. But while Mr. Trump’s interest has drawn mixed reactions in Greenland’s capital, all insist that the country isn’t for sale....
2019-08-19, 06:00

Coast Guard searching for two firefighters who disappeared on a Florida fishing trip Authorities say they have searched almost 5,000 square miles of ocean for two firefighters who disappeared after setting out from Port Canaveral, Florida, on a fishing trip....
2019-08-19, 06:00

Chemical spill near Lake Michigan kills hundreds of fish The National Park Service has closed several portions of Indiana Dunes National Park after a chemical spill killed hundreds of fish in the area, according to a statement by Portage, Indiana, a nearby city....
2019-08-19, 06:00

Hong Kong protests show no sign of slowing as 1.7 million rally The organizers of a rally on Sunday afternoon in Hong Kong's Victoria Park claimed that at least 1.7 million protesters turned out in a massive show of force against government leaders and the police....
2019-08-19, 06:26

At least 63 dead in explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening....
2019-08-19, 06:26

Joe Manchin Keeps Trump's Greenland Dream Alive On Sunday, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) treated President Donald Trump’s pipe dream of buying Greenland as a serious policy proposal during a television appearance on CBS. A somber remind that this is something Manchin has to do because Donald Trump remains president, and even his dumbest ideas have to b...
2019-08-19, 06:26

26-year-old man shot to death in the Bronx: cops A 26-year-old Bronx man died Sunday morning after being shot multiple times in the chest, cops said. The victim, whose identity was withheld by police pending family notification, was shot just before 4 a.m. on Commonwealth Avenue near Randall Avenue, cops said. He was rushed to Jacobi Medical Cente...
2019-08-19, 06:26

'Nazi Porsche' valued at $20m fails to sell amid California auction confusion Type 64 car built in 1939 is not technically a Porsche but was still expected to fetch a high price at Sotheby’s Monterey saleA car designed by Ferdinand Porsche in Nazi Germany that was expected to sell for millions failed to find a buyer at an auction in California on Saturday, amid scenes of conf...
2019-08-19, 06:52

From the lottery to Nobel prize: meet workers who make life-changing phone calls What’s it like to make uplifting calls that change lives? Ammar Kalia spoke to the people whose job is to spread joyFor 12 years now, Anita Pires has been working at the call centre for Camelot, the company that runs the UK’s national lottery. She is one of a staff of 30 who answer calls from potent...
2019-08-19, 06:52

How fierce are those '47 Meters Down: Uncaged' sharks? Summer's best movie villains, ranked The sharks of '47 Meters Down: Uncaged' enter our summer villain rankings. Will Thanos still reign, or is it time for him to get out of the water?        ...
2019-08-19, 06:52

'The Hunt' producer Jason Blum still wants to release controversial film Trump seemed to slam Despite "marketing mistakes" with "The Hunt," producer Jason Blum still wants to release controversial film that Donald Trump appeared to criticize.        ...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Alexandria Drops 40 Pounds & a Cheating Beau: See Her Inspiring Revenge Body Transformation! A healing experience. On Sunday's all-new Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian, 22-year-old Alexandria was all geared up to change her life after cheating boyfriend Fernando left her......
2019-08-19, 08:26

US Having "Very Good" Discussions With Taliban: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Sunday hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afghan government are going well....
2019-08-19, 08:26

Yankees giving Brett Gardner’s dugout antics new meaning Aaron Judge seems to be one of the few Yankees not beefing with the umpires lately. But without saying a word, he still may have given the Bombers their latest rallying cry with Sunday’s homage to Brett Gardner’s bat-banging. Yes, this has become a thing. After both his hits in Sunday’s 8-4 loss to ...
2019-08-19, 08:26

Schools Reopen In Kashmir But Few Children Show Up: 10 Points A fraction of schools and all government offices opened today in Srinagar as the administration said restrictions were being eased in phases after two weeks of a security lockdown to avoid trouble......
2019-08-19, 08:52

"Let's Move Forward, Free PoK From Pak": Union Minister Jitendra Singh Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said after the revocation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, people should now pray for the integration of the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) with......
2019-08-19, 08:52

Over 190 Primary Schools In Srinagar To Re-Open Today: Official The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday said that over 190 primary schools will re-open on Monday in Srinagar, besides restoring "full functionality" of government offices across Kashmir......
2019-08-19, 08:52

Absence Of Legal Awareness Root Cause Of Rights Deprivation: Ranjan Gogoi Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday said the absence of legal awareness was the "root cause" of "deception, exploitation and deprivation" of the rights and benefits of the masses....
2019-08-19, 08:52

Jason Line tops NHRA Pro Stock qualifying at Brainerd Minnesota driver Jason Line raced to his second Pro Stock No. 1 qualifier of the season and 55th overall at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway        ...
2019-08-19, 08:52

Kikuchi shuts out Blue Jays for Mariners Even if Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had been in Toronto's lineup the Blue Jays likely would not have beaten Seattle Mariners starter Yusei Kikuchi on Sunday....
2019-08-19, 09:13

Asian shares rise as investors watch trade war, economies Asian shares are higher as investors continue to rejigger their read on President Donald Trump’s trade war and growing worries about slowing economies around the world...
2019-08-19, 09:39

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard refuses to blame Istanbul tiredness after lacklustre second-half display against Leicester City Chelsea manager Frank Lampard refused to blame fatigue for his side's lacklustre second-half performance after being held to a 1-1 draw against Leicester City....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Mason Mount hailed after first Chelsea goal as Frank Lampard warns: 'It's the first of many' Mason Mount could not hide his delight after scoring his first Chelsea goal in the 1-1 draw with Leicester City - and manager Frank Lampard warned there is more to come....
2019-08-19, 10:00

How will Man Utd line up vs Wolves? The players who could end Molineux losing streak Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is busy working out how to prevent Manchester United from losing their third game in a row at Molineux when the Red Devils face Wolves on Monday night....
2019-08-19, 10:00

'Lefty' feels the heat after lightning strike Golf great Phil Mickelson has been finding it a struggle on the course in recent weeks so could have done without a freak occurrence which left his participation in the final round of the BMW Championship at Medinah in some doubt....
2019-08-19, 10:00

| Mokwena on Pirates defeat: 'It's been a tough 48 hours' Orlando Pirates interim coach Rhulani Mokwena refuses to blame the sudden departure of head coach Milutin Sredojevic for their shock defeat in the MTN8....
2019-08-19, 10:00

| 7 killed in fiery ferry accident in Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others are missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island, police have said....
2019-08-19, 10:26

Infinix Hot 7 Review Infinix Hot 7 offers dual front and rear cameras housed in a metallic body, but can it beat the Realme and Redmi offerings when it comes to overall value?...
2019-08-19, 10:26

ISRO Plans to Source 5 PSLV Rockets From Domestic Firms Targeting to realise 12 Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles (PSLV) per year from the domestic private sector, Indian space agency ISRO's commercial has issued an Expression of Interest (EoI) for first......
2019-08-19, 10:26

Exclusive: Maruti Suzuki To Bring The Jimny Mini SUV To India; Likely Rebadged as Gypsy Suzuki has finally green-lighted the Jimny for India. The car could be rebadged as Gypsy to cash in on erstwhile model's immense popularity and cult following. The version for India will differ......
2019-08-19, 10:26

Texas woman pleads guilty to making up illnesses of son who had 323 medical visits A Texas woman accused of exposing her son to unneeded medical tests and procedures — including taking him to hospitals more than 320 times — has pleaded guilty to recklessly causing injury to a child, according to a report....
2019-08-19, 10:52

Ohio man accused of threatening to attack Jewish community center An Ohio man has been arrested and charged with online harassment after he allegedly threatened to attack a Jewish community center, according to a local sheriff’s office....
2019-08-19, 10:52

‘Equality has to be more than words’: London City Lionesses go it alone The newly formed club decided to split away from Millwall at the end of last season in a bid to stand on their own feet“We want to show people that the time is now right that a women’s football club can be a women’s football club and it doesn’t have to be – and I use this term whether it’s political...
2019-08-19, 10:52

Jofra Archer’s emergence shakes up the Ashes series, says Joe Root • Captain says paceman has changed dynamic of England attack• Australia could be without concussed Steve Smith in third TestJoe Root said Jofra Archer has changed the dynamic of England’s attack and given Australia something to think about after the tourists clung on for a tense draw.Australia will ...
2019-08-19, 10:52

Adam Scott wins Presidents Cup spot, Jason Day misses out Australians Adam Scott, Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith selectedDay likely to pick up a wildcard spot in early NovemberThree Australian golfers have secured International team spots for December’s Presidents Cup contest in Melbourne but former world No.1 Jason Day is not among them.The top-eight aut...
2019-08-19, 10:52

Donald Trump: Hong Kong crackdown would hurt China trade deal The US president has said that he'd "like to see Hong Kong worked out in a very humanitarian fashion." Trump warned that a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown would damage talks on a US-China trade deal....
2019-08-19, 11:13

Secrets of 'Pan-European Picnic' still shrouded in mystery 30 years later A picnic in a meadow on the Hungarian-Austrian border: That was the plan. But the symbolic event, a show of support for a united Europe, enabled the first exodus from behind the Iron Curtain. Unintentionally — or not?...
2019-08-19, 11:13

Why the New York Jets decided to sit Le'Veon Bell for the rest of the preseason New York Jets coach Adam Gase has made up his mind: Le'Veon Bell will not play until the regular-season opener on Sept. 8 vs. the Buffalo Bills.       ...
2019-08-19, 11:52

Seattle Seahawks rookie receiver DK Metcalf scheduled for minor knee surgery Seattle Seahawks rookie wide receiver DK Metcalf will have minor knee surgery. Pete Carroll is optimistic Metcalf could return by Week 1.       ...
2019-08-19, 11:52

Warriors: Will Klay Thompson's legacy forever be tied to Steph Curry's? Klay Thompson will probably always be closely linked to Steph Curry, but he won't be an afterthought in an era filled with elite players.       ...
2019-08-19, 11:52

|Eskom,SasoldrivesulphuremissionsinKrieltosecondhighestonearth-Greenpeace The area around coal-fired plants owned by South Africa's state power utility Eskom ranks as the world's second-largest hotspot of sulphur dioxide emissions, according to Greenpeace....
2019-08-19, 11:52

Three UK rolls out 5G home internet access in London Yet another carrier is offering 5G in the UK -- although it's not on your phone. Three has launched 5G home broadband in parts of London, giving people "fibre-like speeds" (the carrier hasn't given specific numbers) without requiring a technician vi......
2019-08-19, 13:00

Danish PM hopes Trump ‘isn’t serious’ about buying Greenland COPENHAGEN — Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark’s prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the US interest in buying the world’s largest island. “Greenland is not for sale. Greenland is not D...
2019-08-19, 13:00

Steve Smith injury: Australian cricket's medical chief calls for team doctors to be independent Australia's medical chief Alex Kontouris believes that independent doctors could be on the way to assess head injuries following Steve Smith's withdrawal from the Second Ashes Test at Lord's....
2019-08-19, 13:00

County lines drug dealer from London fights deportation to Portugal A convicted "county lines" drug dealer from London is fighting deportation — claiming he should have a chance to rebuild his life in the country of his birth....
2019-08-19, 13:26

Target's new Good & Gather brand will arrive in stores Sept. 15 Target's Good & Gather will have 2,000 products from dairy to produce, ready-made pastas and meats to granola bars and sparkling water.       ...
2019-08-19, 14:26

PM to meet EU leaders as Number 10 plays down no-deal dossier Boris Johnson will head to Berlin and Paris this week in a bid to secure a new Brexit deal, as Number 10 seeks to play down a secret Whitehall no-deal dossier....
2019-08-19, 14:26

Minecraft Is About To Start Looking Much Better On PC It turns out that Minecraft is getting a visual update after all, just not the one that was originally promised. Over night, graphics card makers Nvidia announced a new update for the game that will add Minecraft to the growing list of PC games that support real-time ray tracing....
2019-08-19, 14:52

Nucita thanks team for ERC Abarth Rally Cup lead "Andrea Nucita has issued a special thank you to his Loran Srl team after he cemented his lead of the Abarth Rally Cup on Barum Czech Rally Zlín yesterday."...
2019-08-19, 14:52

Ineos Bridgend factory talks "very advanced", minister claims Ineos boss Jim Ratcliffe with the Land Rover Defender Ineos Automotive is reportedly close to a deal to build off-roader in Wales, bringing hundreds of jobs after Ford closure Ineos Automotive, a subsidiary of British chemicals company Ineos, appears to be close to a deal to build its new 4x4 in ...
2019-08-19, 15:13

Ford Fiesta ST Performance Edition 2019 UK review Ford Fiesta ST gets new suspension tune and very orange paint for a UK-only Performance Edition limited run Ford’s fab small hot hatchback has been given no more power in this limited-run Fiesta ST Performance Edition, but there are suspension tweaks and, oh my, is it ever orange.There’ll only be ...
2019-08-19, 15:13

Russia nuclear monitoring sites lost contact after mystery blast: report A nuclear official said in an email Sunday that two Russian nuclear monitoring stations—specifically designed to detect radiation— “went silent” in the days following an explosion by what many believe was a nuclear-powered missile earlier this month during tests at a remote base....
2019-08-19, 15:13

Florida doctor falls to his death during Ibiza vacation with fiancée A Florida doctor fell to his death last week while trying to take a picture during a vacation on the Spanish island of Ibiza, his fiancée's mother said....
2019-08-19, 15:13

The man plotting the downfall of Tyson Fury In an exclusive interview Otto Wallin tells John Dennen how he will defeat Tyson Fury The post The man plotting the downfall of Tyson Fury appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-19, 15:52

Pure cringe: UK ISP has the worst excuse for storing passwords in plaintext ever Virgin Media is one of the UK’s largest ISPs. Freaky Clown is one of the UK’s most respected and experienced ethical hackers. One of these knows a lot about information security. The other is Virgin Media. But wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. This tale of woe (and staggering ineptitude) begins whe...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Trump lashes out at former top aide, calling him a 'nut job' – live President is in a dis-war with his former communications director Anthony Scaramucci who called Trump ‘unstable’Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.55pm BST Donald Trump said on Sunday he would keep vice president Mike Pence as his running mate next year.“I’m very happy with Mike ...
2019-08-19, 16:13

MDMA treatment for alcoholism could reduce relapse, study suggests Researchers say drug is safe and appears more effective than conventional treatmentsThe first study looking into the use of MDMA to treat alcohol addiction has shown the treatment is safe and early results show encouraging outcomes from the approach, scientists have said.Doctors in Bristol are testi...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Joe Biden is not an exciting candidate. That's why he is doing well | Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti The core of Joe Biden’s popularity lies in the fact that he is the candidate that presents the most marked contrast with President Trump’s governing styleDespite a seemingly unending series of gaffes and unimpressive performances in the two Democratic primary debates so far, Joe Biden retains a soli...
2019-08-19, 16:13

I lost my column for keeping Charlottesville police accountable. I'd do it again | Molly Conger Naively, I assumed the publication I worked for was as committed to unashamed truth-telling as I was. I was wrongWhen the editor of a weekly paper approached me about writing a regular column about local politics, the first thing I asked her was: “Are you sure you know what you’d be getting yourself...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Here's what I learned from my privileged, western failure to go plastic-free for a month | Van Badham I tried to re-enact my nanna’s depression-mindset, zero-waste home, but no victory over plastic went unpunishedMy “plastic-free” July began with an idea to retain every piece of plastic waste I consumed, and port it around over the month in a bag with me wherever I went.Had I stuck to this plan – de...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Kashmir parents defy authorities to keep children out of school Tensions high after violent weekend clashes between Indian police and protestersSchools in Indian-administered Kashmir were mostly empty on Monday, despite a government call for pupils to return to their classrooms, as tensions remained high across the territory.Many parents in Srinagar, Kashmir’s m...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Gran Canaria wildfire triggers evacuation of thousands of people Firefighters on Spanish island say blaze is out of control and spreading on several frontsAbout 8,000 people have been evacuated from their homes on Gran Canaria in Spain’s Canary Islands, where firefighters are battling a wildfire that has burned more than 3,400 hectares (8,400 acres) of land.More ...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Equinor, Gazprom lose European gas market share as LNG surges Europe's two biggest suppliers of pipeline gas, Norway's Equinor and Russia's Gazprom, have lost market share for the first time in at least four years amid a tripling in liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports into the region over the past 10 months....
2019-08-19, 16:13

Denise Ho, the pop icon of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Cantopop singer Denise Ho was successful in the Chinese market until she joined Hong Kong's democracy movement. Although her music is now banned in China, she’s still a superstar to demonstrators in her hometown....
2019-08-19, 17:00

'We do': Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson marries longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson married his longtime girlfriend and mother of two Lauren Hashian on Sunday in Hawaii, he revealed on Instagram.        ...
2019-08-19, 17:00

Wildfire on Gran Canaria forces thousands to evacuate More than 700 firefighters are trying to put out a wildfire on the Spanish vacation island of Gran Canaria, where officials say about 5,000 people have been evacuated so far....
2019-08-19, 17:00

Former GM Europe boss Forster proposed as chair of Hella's shareholder committee Carl-Peter Forster, 65, is an industry veteran who began his career with BMW, where he rose to head of manufacturing, and has led Opel, GM Europe and Tata Motors....
2019-08-19, 17:00

Weight Watchers under fire for selling diets to children as young as age eight Some Weight Watchers loyalists applaud Kurbo by WW. But nutritionists worry Kurbo promotes an unhealthy relationship with food during an especially impressionable time....
2019-08-19, 17:26

Best deals on data science and analytics online courses for beginners Data has become an increasingly important part of our lives. It drives everything from your Instagram feed and Google Maps to Netflix recommendations and self-driving cars. So, it’s not hard to see why data analysts are so in demand; they practically keep the world spinning. But here’s the thing: de...
2019-08-19, 17:26

US grants Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the U.S. will extend a reprieve given to Huawei that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies....
2019-08-19, 17:26

Cathay's 'unusual position' makes it 'vulnerable to pressure' from Beijing, analyst says Cathay Pacific's CEO Rupert Hogg officially stepped down on Monday. His sudden resignation comes shortly after Beijing issued a "major aviation safety risk warning" to the airline....
2019-08-19, 17:26

Thomasina Miers’ recipe fortequila roast peaches and toasted cornbread | The Simple Fix This crisp cornbread demands to be dunked in sticky roast peaches with boozy creamPeaches and cream: an evocative pair of words, conjuring up memories of hot summers, blushing fruit and al fresco dinners. Although I love to eat a perfect peach sliced and macerated in delicious white wine and served ...
2019-08-19, 17:26

Wyatt Russell shows off his sales pitch in this Lodge 49 exclusive For the most part, Lodge 49 declines to define its characters by their work, even as it validates their decisions to work whatever job puts food on the table (well, the non-exploitative gigs, anyway). But from the moment he first entered the frame, Dud (Wyatt Russell) has made it his business to kee...
2019-08-19, 17:52

Why does Donald Trump want to buy Greenland? The US president’s talk of a ‘large real estate deal’ says a lot about his view of the world Greenland, and more specifically its purchase by the US, is being actively discussed in Donald Trump’s Oval Office. But what exactly is it that makes one of the world’s most desolate places such an attractiv...
2019-08-19, 17:52

Kashmir parents keep children out of school as tensions remain high Many fear further unrest after violent clashes between Indian police and protestersClassrooms in Indian-administered Kashmir were mostly empty on Monday, despite a government notice that schools would re-open, as tensions remained high across the territory.Many parents in Srinagar, Kashmir’s main ci...
2019-08-19, 17:52

All-Electric Porsche Taycan Achieves 24 Hour Endurance Run Porsche's first electric sports car - the Taycan - had a successful endurance test over 24 hours that saw it drive 3,425 kilometres non stop. The test was carried out at Italy's Nardo high-speed......
2019-08-19, 17:52

Gvozdyk-Beterbiev a fight that boxing fans can't wait to see The recently announced light heavyweight unification bout between Oleksandr Gvozdyk and Artur Beterbiev is exactly what fight fans have been waiting for....
2019-08-19, 18:13

Russian sailor's 1969 message in a bottle found in Alaska A message in a bottle launched into the sea by a Russian sailor during the Cold War has been found 50 years later by an Alaskan man while he was out gathering firewood....
2019-08-19, 18:13

Vail man awaits sentencing in 2018 double-homicide TUCSON – A Vail man who pleaded guilty to killing his wife and daughter in 2018 is expected to be sentenced Monday. On Feb. 2, 2018, Pima County Sheriff’s Department responded to a home on Tomasita Drive near Sahuarita and Wentworth roads when they found 43-year-old Sandra Enriquez and 15-year-old I...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Excessive heat Tuesday and Wednesday TUCSON – Temperatures remain above average this week with highs making a run for the record Tuesday and Wednesday. Our chance for storms increases the second half of the week, so at least there’s that! Today: Sunny and hot. High: 105° Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 79° Tomorrow: N...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Antonio Brown's agent on Raiders GM Mike Mayock's ultimatum: 'We're looking for a permanent solution' Antonio Brown's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said Monday that he and Brown are "looking for a permanent solution" and he's optimistic Brown will play soon.       ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Preseason 1-130 Re-Rank topped by Clemson, Alabama, Georgia and Michigan Clemson, Alabama, Georgia and Michigan top the USA TODAY Sports college football re-rank heading into the 2019 season.       ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson marries longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian in Hawaii Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson married his longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian in Hawaii. The actor revealed the news on Instagram.        ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

'Boy Meets World' cast breaks from 'wandering down this road that we call life,' reunites It's good to know the cast of "Boy Meets World" has friends who will always stand by them, as seen in photos from their reunion.        ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Best celebrity photos of August: Teen Choice Awards, 'Angry Birds Movie 2' premiere From rockin' concerts to glam red carpets, here's how celebrities are celebrating the home stretch of summer.        ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Germany's central bank warns of possible recession The Bundesbank has warned that a slump in the German economy could have continued over the summer. It cited the US-China trade war as one factor weighing on German exports....
2019-08-19, 19:00

"Anyone Dividing Country Is Criminal": BJP's Pragya Thakur Attacks Nehru Bhopal MP Pragya Thakur on Monday sparked a fresh controversy when she backed former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's comment that former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was a......
2019-08-19, 19:00

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

Uzbekistan launches new probe against ex-leader's daughter Uzbek prosecutors have launched a fresh criminal case against Gulnara Karimova, an already imprisoned daughter of late president Islam Karimov, over allegations of illegal privatization, the Prosecutor General's office said on Monday....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Chad declares state of emergency in 3 regions due to security problems Chad's Council of Ministers on Monday declared a state of emergency in three provinces amid fighting between rival ethnic groups, a government spokesman said in a statement....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Zimbabwe court upholds police ban on opposition protest in Bulawayo A Zimbabwe court on Monday dismissed a challenge by the main opposition party over a police ban on its planned anti-government demonstration in the western city of Bulawayo....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Upcoming Exploration RPG Greedfall Has My Attention When I was first asked to preview Greedfall, an upcoming RPG by Spiders, I didn’t really know what to expect. Its vast world, packed with ruins and frontier towns, captured a sense of discovery but also evoked a strange apprehension in me. Greedfall brims with potential and clever ideas, yet even af...
2019-08-19, 19:26

White New York police officer fired for deadly chokehold of Eric Garner The New York Police Department on Monday fired the white officer who used a deadly chokehold on Eric Garner, an African American, while trying to arrest him in 2014 as Garner repeatedly said "I can't breathe."...
2019-08-19, 19:26

After INF treaty exit, U.S. tests ground-launched cruise missile The Pentagon said on Monday that it had tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 km (310 miles), the first such test since the United States pulled out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF)....
2019-08-19, 19:26

Nearly 100 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping, and the CDC Is Getting Involved The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. Since late June, according to the CDC, 94 people in 14 states have come down with serious lung illnesses that may be linked to use of ...
2019-08-19, 19:26

Cleveland Indians' Yasiel Puig takes page from Little League World Series batter Cleveland Indians star Yasiel Puig took a page from the book of a Little League World Series hitter during the Tribe's Sunday game against the New York Yankees....
2019-08-19, 19:52

Braves star Acuna pulled after failing to run out long drive Ronald Acuña Jr. has been removed from the Atlanta Braves' game against the Los Angeles Dodgers after he stood at the plate admiring a long flyball that did not leave the park....
2019-08-19, 19:52

Booking WWE’s King of the Ring: Must-see wrestlers get their due WWE last week released the bracket for the latest, and very welcome, incarnation of the King of the Ring tournament. The 16-man field is split between “Monday Night Raw” and “SmackDown Live” superstars, and matches will be on the two shows over the coming weeks, likely culmin...
2019-08-19, 19:52

James Branch: ‘They want to see blood and gore’ James Branch tells Ian Probert what it feels like to land a fight-winning punch The post James Branch: ‘They want to see blood and gore’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-19, 19:52

‘The Hunt’ controversy: Film’s director breaks silence The filmmaker behind “The Hunt,” a shelved “satire” about a group of blood-thirsty “liberal elites” who set out of slay so-called “deplorables,” is attempting to set the record straight about his controversial flick. Director Craig Zobel (“The Le...
2019-08-19, 20:13

‘The Morning Show’ trailer: Aniston and Witherspoon’s workplace catfight Apple TV has released the long-delayed trailer for “The Morning Show,” a backstage exposé of the politics of a TV show much like “Today” or “Good Morning America.” In the clip released Monday morning, talk show co-host Alex Levy (Jennifer Aniston) surprises the pr...
2019-08-19, 20:13

23 Texas Government Agencies Knocked Offline in 'Coordinated Ransomeware Attack' On Friday morning of last week, nearly two dozen state agencies across Texas reported having major computer issues. The state now believes that a single hacker is behind this crippling attack. Read more......
2019-08-19, 20:13

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

7th Annual DoDads Tournament is underway Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the 7th Annual DoDads Golf Tournament this Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 7 a.m., at Quarry Pines Golf Club. DoDads is a non-profit 501C-3 that benefits kids without positive male role models in their lives and single-parent families. Join News 4 Tucson’s S...
2019-08-19, 20:13

Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering game that puts the fun in undermining democracy Behold, the gerrymandering board game you didn't realize you wanted: Mapmaker [credit: Nathan Mattise ] AUSTIN, Texas—Josh Lafair hasn't even voted yet, but he probably knows more about gerr...
2019-08-19, 20:13

Guidemaster: Navigating the hazy world of gaming laptops in 2019 Enlarge / Amid the chaos of the Ars Gaming Week testing lab, we took a moment to snap a photo of some of our preferred gaming laptops. But are they right for you? Not necessarily! Hence, here's our careful guide on the topic. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff...
2019-08-19, 20:13

Briton Campbell smashes cycling speed record at 174mph British cyclist Neil Campbell has hit a speed record of more than 174mph to become the fastest man on bike with his pulsating ride at Elvington Airfield in North Yorkshire....
2019-08-19, 20:39

Going dark: Call of Duty esports circuit awaits Activision’s next move The players and teams at the world championships brace for a new era in the Call of Duty esports scene, one marked right now by an abundance of unknowns....
2019-08-19, 20:39

Planned Parenthood May Withdraw From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization will decide whether to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women....
2019-08-19, 20:39

Climate change will shrink 'virtually all' economies around the globe by 2100, study warns Plastic pollution found in the world's oceans and the melting permafrost in the Arctic could have startling economic burdens, perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion and $70 trillion, respectively....
2019-08-19, 21:00

Wide implications as Germany teeters toward recession Germany’s central bank has issued a gloomy economic report suggesting that growth in the summer continued to shrink, raising the possibility Europe’s largest economy may be entering a recession...
2019-08-19, 21:00

Putin says Russian nuclear explosion poses no threat Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no threat from a deadly explosion at a secretive naval weapons testing range that has raised radiation concerns...
2019-08-19, 21:00

The Raiders Are Fed Up With Antonio Brown It is impressive, frankly, how much has happened in the Antonio Brown helmet saga—how much has been said and done and how much angst has been expended in the Raiders receiver’s battle against the NFL over the rules barring him from wearing his helmet of choice—without the whole thing having moved ev...
2019-08-19, 21:00

Sony is acquiring Spider-Man developer Insomniac Games Sony Interactive Entertainment announces plans to acquire Marvel's Spider-Man developer Insomniac games. The studio joins Sony WWS upon the deal's close.Read More...
2019-08-19, 21:26

Robot Entertainment bounces back with Orcs Must Die! 3 and Ready Set Heroes Robot Entertainment showed off a new version of its Orcs Must Die! 3 that will run on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service as well as other platforms. Orcs Must Die! 3 will debut as a timed exclusive on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service, and developer Robot Entertainment said the sing...
2019-08-19, 21:26

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition launches on November 14 Microsoft announced today during its Gamescom event in Germany that Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition will launch on November 14 for PC.Read More...
2019-08-19, 21:26

Dell shows off Alienware Aurora PC and 55-inch gaming monitor Dell's Alienware division unveiled a bunch of new products for gamers coming this fall, from a new Alienware Aurora gaming PC and a 55-inch OLED gaming monitor. Read More...
2019-08-19, 21:26

Money Is Your Real Enemy It is comforting to think that Donald Trump is a weird, momentary aberration, and that if we just get rid of him, dignity in politics will be restored. This is false. In fact, the main reason the establishment is uncomfortable with Donald Trump is that his instability makes them nervous about their ...
2019-08-19, 21:26

Conservatives Are Flipping Out Because the New York Times Said Slavery Was Important In the past few days, the New York Times has been rolling out the 1619 Project, a hugely ambitious effort to mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to American shores and place slavery at the center of American history. Conservatives—as they are wont to do—have been...
2019-08-19, 21:26