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

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Miki Ishikawa, who stars in 'The Terror: Infamy', told us exclusively about her role in the new season of the Sundance TV (DStv 108) drama – and what we can expect....

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‘Get to know each other’: Captain’s plea to cops at Johnny Rios’ funeral The funeral of Police Officer Johnny Rios on Saturday became an appeal for cops to care for themselves and each other, marking a somber end to a week that saw two NYPD officers take their own lives. Cops in dress blues lined the streets and filled the pews of St. Margaret of Cartona R.C. Church......
2019-08-18, 03:26

Man busted for stabbing victim in eye with stolen knife in Brooklyn A Queens man was arrested after he stabbed another man in the eye with a stolen knife outside a Brooklyn bodega early Saturday, officials said. Terrell Herring, 28, went behind the counter of a store on Broadway near Dekalb Avenue in Bushwick at about 1:40 a.m. and grabbed a knife, according to poli...
2019-08-18, 03:26

Diabetes overtreatment seriously endangers health A large new study warns that many people with diabetes receive overly intensive treatments that increase their risk of hypoglycemia and associated events....
2019-08-18, 03:26

Airlines already selling seats on Boeing’s still-grounded 737 MAX planes Airlines are selling thousands of seats on Boeing’s still-grounded 737 MAX aircraft, betting the planes will be cleared to fly by the time they’re scheduled to take off. American and United are among the airlines that plan to use them for more than 32,600 flights later this year, according to the Su...
2019-08-18, 03:52

That damn Friends monkey is starring in the Y: The Last Man show It’s one of those weird truths of the history of television production that one of the biggest TV shows of all time—a network-saving miracle that dominated the haircuts and conversations of an entire nation for the better part of a decade—devoted a vast and unfathomable amount of its early run time ...
2019-08-18, 04:13

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

Know the risk in drafting Ezekiel Elliott, Melvin Gordon As you prepare for your fantasy football drafts, you’re going to get a whirlwind of advice: Bulk up on running backs and wide receivers early, be sure to wait on a quarterback, grab yourself an elite tight end within the first few rounds. Before you start trudging through all the tips and helpful hi...
2019-08-18, 04:39

How To Invest In Sovereign Gold Bonds? Other Details Here Sovereign gold bond (SGB) scheme, a government-run scheme, allows gold investments in non-physical form. The Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) scheme comprises government securities denominated in gold......
2019-08-18, 04:39

Income Tax Return Filing Deadline 2 Weeks Away, Here's A Quick Guide The I-T department provides various forms for income tax assessees to file their ITR or income tax return. Meant for different types of taxpayers, such as salaried or self-employed individuals and......
2019-08-18, 04:39

Workers at Trump speech told they had to use time off or receive no pay if they didn’t attend Union workers at a petrochemical plant that President Trump visited in Pennsylvania were told they had to use paid time off or receive no pay for the day if they did not attend his remarks....
2019-08-18, 05:00

Watch: Wisconsin police officer rescues raccoon from peanut butter jar A Wisconsin police department shared video of an officer nicknamed the "pet detective" rescuing a raccoon with a peanut butter jar stuck on its head....
2019-08-18, 05:00

Look: Police return class ring to man who lost it in 1971 A Texas A&M University graduate who lost his class ring alongside an Alaska highway in 1971 was reunited with the ring thanks to a Texas police department....
2019-08-18, 05:00

Fugitive lived in isolated bunker for 3 years to evade arrest in Wisconsin Jeremiah Button was sleeping in a homemade bunker in the woods on the morning of Aug. 9 when his three-year run from the law came to an end.        ...
2019-08-18, 05:00

These tiny Lower East Side apartments are a death trap waiting to happen The carving-up of a former Lower East Side yeshiva into ridiculously tiny, double-decker micro-hovels is worse than first thought when The Post exposed the issue last week: City officials say a second apartment in the building was also subdivided, making a total of 20 cramped, single-occupancy units...
2019-08-18, 05:26

Stephen Miller Wanted to Block Undocumented Children from Public Schools Just when you thought Trump senior adviser and psychopath Stephen Miller couldn’t be any more diabolical, a new report says that he wanted to find a way for the Trump administration to block undocumented children from studying in public schools....
2019-08-18, 05:26

Gun control protests across the US demand action from Congress The "Recess Rallies" are calling on Congress to end the country's hundreds of mass shootings every year. House Democrats plan to end the summer break early to begin work on gun legislation....
2019-08-18, 05:52

Germany's Jewish council warns against AfD's 'right-wing extremism' The president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany has sharply criticized the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, saying that it "incites fears and promotes a climate of exclusion of minorities."...
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

Opinion: The EU must respect the nation-state The EU needs unity where such things as the single currency require it. But it also needs to have respect for the diversity of nation-states and their importance for democracy, says Boris Kalnoky....
2019-08-18, 05:52

Hong Kong protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
2019-08-18, 05:52

UFC 241 live stream: how to watch Cormier vs Miocic 2 (and the rest) from anywhere tonight It's almost time for Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic to go again. UFC 241’s long awaited main event rematch is nearly here as the massive MMA event has returned to California. Sound good? Then keep reading to discover the best ways to get a UFC 241 live stream - no matter where you are i...
2019-08-18, 06:39

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson hails Luka Milivojevic deal but admits summer transfer disappointment Roy Hodgson has hailed captain Luka Milivojevic as Crystal Palace's signing of the summer, but admitted frustrations at a failure to land key targets....
2019-08-18, 07:00

Avery Williamson's ACL Tear Could Not Have Happened At A Worse Time NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported on Friday that Jets linebacker Avery Williamson had suffered a torn ACL during the team’s preseason game against the Falcons on Thursday. The injury happened with 3:52 left in the second quarter, at which point every defensive starter except for Williamson had bee...
2019-08-18, 07:26

Indonesia arrests dozens of West Papuans over claim flag was thrown in sewer Officers shot tear gas canisters into student accommodation and took 43 people into custody after reports on social mediaIndonesian authorities raided a university dormitory in Surabaya on Saturday and arrested dozens of West Papuan students after a standoff over allegations the Indonesian flag was ...
2019-08-18, 07:52

For Redskins’ retooled secondary, success hinges on a combination of talent and disguise Washington's secondary rarely disguised coverages last year. With a new coach and several talented new players, the unit has high hopes for its ability to frustrate opposing quarterbacks....
2019-08-18, 08:39

Runkeeper drops its Wear OS app due to a 'buggy experience' Add Runkeeper to the list of companies dropping their smartwatch apps -- albeit not for the usual reasons. The developer is warning customers that it's scrapping its Wear OS app as of the 9.13 release. It's "just not able" to deliver the best exper......
2019-08-18, 09:00

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

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 16-18 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-08-18, 09:00

"May God Ruin Trump": Grandmother Of US Congresswoman Barred By Israel Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States....
2019-08-18, 09:26

Iceland Builds First Monument In Memory Of Glacier Lost To Climate Change Iceland on Sunday honours the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate....
2019-08-18, 09:26

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson urged by more than 100 cross-party MPs to recall parliament over no-deal threat Boris Johnson has been urged by more than 100 MPs from across the Commons to immediately recall parliament from the summer recess, amid claims of a "national crisis"....
2019-08-18, 09:52

Iceland holds ceremony for first glacier lost to climate change Iceland is commemorating the loss of glacier Okjokull with the Prime Minister and guests from international universities and the United Nations. The ceremony is intended to provoke real emotions to climate change....
2019-08-18, 10:39

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

Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital, the interior ministry said on Sunday, as violence shows no sign of easing despite hopes for a deal on a U.S. troop withdrawal....
2019-08-18, 11:26

Thousands of Hong Kongers brave rain to join anti-government rally Thousands of protesters, most clad in black, gathered under a downpour for an anti-government rally at a Hong Kong park on Sunday, in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-18, 11:26

India reimposes movement curbs on parts of Kashmir's main city after clashes Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
2019-08-18, 11:26

Revealed: how Ghislaine Maxwell fought those who accused her over Jeffrey Epstein Socialite’s lawyers combed through life of billionaire’s alleged abuse victim when she was sued for libelThe lengths to which Ghislaine Maxwell went to contest allegations that she conspired with Jeffrey Epstein to groom underage girls for sex is laid bare in an analysis of hundreds of pages of lega...
2019-08-18, 11:52

Noelle Bucellato, Matt Kozar The couple met on the dating app Coffee Meets Bagel, in 2017, and he saved their first dinner’s receipt because he knew he had met the woman he would marry....
2019-08-18, 12:13

Alice Diaz, Nicholas Savaria The couple met when both worked for members of Congress from Connecticut, and had their first date — ice skating — in 2016, at Bushnell Park in Hartford....
2019-08-18, 12:13

Peter Fonda, the easy rider who tested the hippy dream The actor was a 60s icon but was also among the first in that era to tackle a bitterly divided AmericaAdd today, high up the list of those iconic images of the 1960s, that of Peter Fonda in floral shirt and outrageous sideburns, riding free on his Harley, to a soundtrack of Steppenwolf’s Born to be ...
2019-08-18, 12:13

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

My son keeps stealing from me and my dad, but I can’t tell anyone | Dear Mariella You must turn to a support group and confide in people you trust, Mariella Frostrup tells the mother of a young man struggling with addictionThe dilemma I’m 54, single, with two sons and am a carer to my parents. For 10 years my younger son, who is 26, has sporadically stolen from my father and me. ...
2019-08-18, 12:39

No-Deal Brexit Risks Food, Fuel and Drugs Shortages, Leaked U.K. Files Say Britain would be likely to face jammed ports and a hard border in Ireland if it left the European Union without a transition deal, according to government documents leaked to The Sunday Times of London....
2019-08-18, 13:39

Plea deal possible for Queens man who allegedly stuffed ex in suitcase to die A plea deal may be in the works for the Queens man charged with murder for allegedly leaving his ex to suffocate inside a suitcase he left on the side of the road in Greenwich, Conn., according to reports. The negotiations were revealed in court filings in which prosecutors ask for more time as “pre...
2019-08-18, 14:00

Save £140 on Now TV Sky Sports pass for ten months of access We're into week two of the new Premier League season, but that doesn't mean it's too late to take advantage of this incredible Now TV Sky Sports pass deal. There's no reason you couldn't get live streaming Premier League football straight away.This special ten-month pass wou...
2019-08-18, 14:26

Opinion: Andrew Luck's pregame workout a positive sign for Colts After three weeks of bad news, the Colts finally had reason to smile Saturday as Andrew Luck worked out before the Browns preseason game.       ...
2019-08-18, 14:26

Pats' Stidham impresses again; Texans' Watson throws TD pass Jarrett Stidham threw a 23-yard TD pass with 4:12 left, rallying the Pats to a 22-17 victory over the Titans. Deshaun Watson was sharp in his preseason debut, directing a 75-yard drive capped by a 4-yard TD pass to DeAndre Hopkins to lift Houston.       ...
2019-08-18, 14:26

Belt's grand slam, 6 RBIs lead Giants over Arizona, 11-6 Brandon Belt hit a grand slam and tied a career high with six RBIs, and Kevin Pillar had a career high five hits to lead the San Francisco Giants to an 11-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Saturday night       ...
2019-08-18, 14:26

| Archer's 'heart skipped a beat' after ball hit Smith's neck England fast bowler Jofra Archer insisted he had no intention to hit Australia's Steve Smith during the second Ashes Test, saying "everyone's heart skipped a beat"....
2019-08-18, 14:26

| Djokovic admits he was outplayed in Medvedev defeat Novak Djokovic magnanimously admitted that Daniil Medvedev deserved to win their Cincinnati semi-final, adding that the Russian played amazing tennis....
2019-08-18, 14:26

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks pressured by banks, Industries Qatar lifts Doha Saudi shares ended lower on Sunday, hit by weakness in banking stocks, while the Qatari index snapped a three-day losing streak as Industries Qatar's rebounded after steep declines on its first-half results. The Saudi index eased by 0.3%, with Saudi British Bank dropping about 1.3% and Samba Fin...
2019-08-18, 15:39

Steve King defends comments on abortion, rape and incest at town hall Republican Rep. Steve King clashed with constituents as he defended several of his controversial comments on abortion and immigration during a Saturday town hall in his hometown of Storm Lake, Iowa....
2019-08-18, 16:26

Why Vegas believes Redskins will struggle to get six wins A preseason quarterback competition is seldom a positive sign, and nothing happening in August is pointing to the Redskins as a playoff team. If rookie Dwayne Haskins is starting early in the season, Washington will be a lost cause. Haskins is not ready, but will the Redskins play him anyway or try ...
2019-08-18, 16:52

I put myself through hell as an IPCC convening lead author, but it was worth it Enlarge / A view of the building of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), hosting the 50th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on August 8, 2019 in Geneva. (credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images) In my day job, I am a scientist at the University of Aberdeen i...
2019-08-18, 16:52

Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht for the UN climate summit Climate activist Greta Thunberg will cross the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat on her way to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23....
2019-08-18, 17:13

Suicides Among French Police Rise, With 64 So Far This Year (PARIS) — Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently. That makes 64 so far this year — and the number just keeps on climbing. Deaths by suicide for French police now outnu...
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

Charity boat rejects Spain's offer to stranded migrants A Spanish charity operating a migrant rescue ship stranded off the coast of Italy has rejected an offer from Spain to dock in Algeciras, citing the urgency of the emergency situation faced by the more than 100 people on board....
2019-08-18, 17:39

Charity boat says unable to dock in Spain given urgency of situation A charity that operates a rescue ship carrying more than a hundred migrants off the coast of Italy on Sunday said that it could not accept an offer from Spain to dock in Algeciras, citing an emergency situation on board....
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

Turkish lawyer groups to boycott judicial ceremony over separation of powers At least 19 bar associations representing lawyers from provinces across Turkey, including the three largest cities, have said they will boycott an annual ceremony for the judiciary because it will take place on the grounds of the presidential palace....
2019-08-18, 17:39

UK faces food, fuel and drug shortages, says contested leaked document Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official documents reported by the Sunday Times, but whose interpretation was contested by ministers....
2019-08-18, 17:39

India reimposes some curbs on movement, phones in Jammu and Kashmir Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
2019-08-18, 17:39

China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their overall revenue....
2019-08-18, 18:00

Door-to-door thieves are using DNA tests to scam you Scammers are now peddling brochures that offer genetic screening for cancer prevention, reportedly for free to those on Medicare.       ...
2019-08-18, 18:00

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

This fall upscale travelers are hunting for new adventures. Here is where they are finding them. Tried-and-true destinations remain popular but a number of new destinations are emerging as the rich seek out more private, low-key travel experience or travel with family on multigenerational trips....
2019-08-18, 18:26

Aadhaar Staffer Charged For Using Own Fingerprint Instead Of Applicants' Police have registered a case against an employee of an Aadhaar enrolment centre at Dindori in Maharashtra's Nashik district for allegedly using his own fingerprint for the applicants, police said on......
2019-08-18, 18:26

BJP's "Negligence" Led To Acquittals In Pehlu Khan Case: Ashok Gehlot Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said negligence by the former BJP government led to the acquittal of the accused in the Pehlu Khan lynching case and stated a fresh probe will be......
2019-08-18, 18:26

Ex-Kolkata Mayor, Who Joined BJP, Seeks Police Protection Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who recently joined the BJP, wrote to Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma on Sunday requesting him to deploy security personnel to "avert any untoward......
2019-08-18, 18:26

Essar To Blame For Madhya Pradesh Toxic Ash Leak, Says Report A three-member committee investigating the leak of toxic material from a coal-fired power plant in Singrauli distict in Madhya Pradesh, which contaminated farmland in a four-kilometre radius, has......
2019-08-18, 18:26

LED Screens To Live Telecast Ganga Aarti At All Varanasi Ghats The Central Public Works Department, the prime construction agency of the central government will install big LED screens for the live telecast of ''Ganga Aarti'' at all ghats and the Kashi Vishwanath......
2019-08-18, 18:26

Bundesliga transfers: Bayern Munich confirm signing of Michael Cuisance from Gladbach Bayern Munich have signed rising star Michael Cuisance from Borussia Mönchengladbach, with the French central midfielder joining for a fee upwards of €10 million. Follow all of the transfer news here!...
2019-08-18, 18:52

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

Dinosaur egg bonanza gives vital clues about prehistoric parenting Perhaps the most amazing thing about fossils is that they don’t just show us what extinct animals looked like, they can also reveal how those animals lived. Even a fossilized dinosaur egg can provide a wealth of clues about its parents’ behavior. Dinosaur hunters in the Javkhlant region of the Gobi ...
2019-08-18, 18:52

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

Lefty scrambles to tee time after hotel evacuation Phil Mickelson had a hasty start to the final round of the BMW Championship on Sunday, arriving at Medinah Country Club less than 40 minutes prior to his tee time due to a lightning strike that caused a fire and an evacuation at his hotel....
2019-08-18, 19:13

AB takes walk-through reps, 'didn't miss a beat' Wide receiver Antonio Brown took part in the Raiders' walk-through on Saturday and coach Jon Gruden said he could see Brown being a full participant in practice soon. Quarterback Derek Carr is excited that Brown is closer to seeing more action....
2019-08-18, 19:13

The Apple Watch 5 tipped to come in ceramic and titanium versions You wait all year for some decent Apple Watch Series 5 rumors and then two come along at once: we only just heard that the fifth-generation wearable might launch in September and now there's news of some different casing materials getting added this year.Brazilian site iHelp BR spotted graphics...
2019-08-18, 19:39

Mastercard is assembling its own cryptocurrency team Big payment companies face revolutionary pressures from the development of digital money. Mastercard, which is partnered with Facebook on its Libra cryptocurrency announced in June, is now putting together its own cryptocurrency team. “Do you have the desire to work at the cutting-edge intersection ...
2019-08-18, 19:39

Sheffield United 1 Crystal Palace 0: John Lundstrum hits winner as Blades down dismal Palace John Lundstrum scored the only goal of the game as Crystal Palace paid the price for a dismal performance against Premier League newcomers Sheffield United at Bramall Lane....
2019-08-18, 20:00

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Chiefs shouldn't Hyde it -- Damien Williams is their best bet at running back After Andy Reid suggested he gave Damien Williams the starter's treatment, Dave Richard believes he's the Chiefs' best Fantasy bet. But he's not their only Fantasy-worthy running back....
2019-08-18, 20:00

From Champaign to Charlottesville: 40 places young people are moving to for cheaper homes 24/7 Wall St. reviewed county level migration of young adults to identify the 40 places where young people are moving.       ...
2019-08-18, 20:00

Zeke won't face charges for Vegas incident Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face charges from Las Vegas police for an alleged assault that occurred in May, according to Frank Salzano, one of Elliott's attorneys and agents....
2019-08-18, 20:00

The US team’s dispute over pay is a fight for women all over the world | Suzanne Wrack The US Women’s National Team remains embroiled in a bitter row with US Soccer. The final outcome will affect every womanWhen discussing the breakdown in pay and compensation talks between US Soccer and the US Women’s National Team, the presenter on ABC’s Good Morning America said to Megan Rapinoe an...
2019-08-18, 20:26

County cricket live: Sussex v Middlesex, Yorkshire v Notts – as it happened Warwickshire’s Rob Yates and Durham’s Alex Lees racked up big scores while Middlesex were skittled for 75 at Hove 5.45pm BST I better concentrate on writing up now - but just to say Yates is still there at Edgbaston- 130 not out, Lees has reached 180 at Chester le Street, and James Vince was caught ...
2019-08-18, 20:26

Steve Smith hopeful of playing in third Ashes Test despite concussion • Smith replaced in Australia team by Labuschagne at Lord’s• Third Test at Headingley begins on ThursdaySteve Smith remains hopeful of playing in Thursday’s third Test at Headingley despite the delayed concussion diagnosis that led him to report headaches, dizziness and “feeling in a fog” among his ...
2019-08-18, 20:26

1.7 Million Protesters Throng Hong Kong Streets, Largest Rally In Weeks A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday in a defiant show to the city's leaders that their movement still pulls wide public support, despite mounting violence and......
2019-08-18, 20:52

Sanders calls for 'registry of disreputable federal law enforcement officers,' cutting prison population in half Just days after an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility was shot up in what the FBI called a "targeted attack," Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan on Sunday that would create a "registry of disreputable federal law enforcement officers," and provide "financial support" for similar lists at...
2019-08-18, 20:52

Tlaib urges boycott of Bill Maher after he slams BDS movement Rep. Rashida Tlaib has suggested that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher’s HBO show after he denounced the international boycott movement against Israel as a “bulls–t purity test.” Tlaib said in a tweet that she was tired of “folks” like Maher “discrediting a form of speech that i...
2019-08-18, 20:52

Barstool Sports founder David Portnoy under investigation over anti-union tweets Barstool Sports founder David Portnoy is under investigation after he threatened last week to fire “on the spot” any employee who as much as discussed unionization, according to a report. The National Labor Relations Board has launched a probe into whether the sports site founder illegal...
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

This New Alien: Covenant Short Film Revisits the Scene of the Crime The two-year anniversary of Alien: Covenant coming to home release was a few days ago, and the official Alien Anthology YouTube account has surprised us with a new short film set in the Alien universe to celebrate. Read more......
2019-08-18, 21:13

Blake blasts back with 100m Diamond League win, eyes world champs Former world champion Yohan Blake of Jamaica edged Britain's Adam Gemili in a photo-finish to win the 100 meters at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting on Sunday....
2019-08-18, 21:13

Majority Of Opinions Worked Against Jaspal Rana: Bhaichung Bhutia Bhaichung Bhutia was part of the 12-member committee that conducted meetings over two days in New Delhi to recommend names for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards, Dronacharya Awards and......
2019-08-18, 21:13

Ashes: Australia Survive As Lord's Test Against England Ends In A Draw ENG vs AUS 2nd Test Day 5 Highlights, Ashes 2019: The second Test between England and Australia ended in a draw as Australia managed to score 154/6 in the fourth innings....
2019-08-18, 21:13

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

| Mickelson almost misses tee time after hotel 'struck by lightning' Phil Mickelson said he narrowly avoided missing his final-round tee time for the BMW Championship at Medinah after his hotel room was "struck by lightning"....
2019-08-18, 22:26

British government braces for economic, social chaos in event of a ‘no-deal Brexit,’ leaked memo shows Rising food and social care prices and severe delays in medical supplies are just some of the effects of a 'no-deal' Brexit predicted in the leaked documents, according to the Sunday Times....
2019-08-18, 22:26

Mexico City assesses monument damage after anti-rape march Workers have erected a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous protest over a string of alleged rapes by police...
2019-08-18, 22:26

'Shop Contest: Danny Trejo, Winners! Last week I asked you folks to create some images to honor and celebrate the man, myth, and legend himself, Danny Trejo. He recently saved a small child from a car crash, on top of other cool stuff....
2019-08-18, 22:52

Mario Maker Contest: International Cat Day, Winners! Last week I asked you wonderful people to create some cat-themed Mario levels in celebration of International Cat Day. It was time to honor our cats by turning a plumber into a cat and throwing him at some enemies and jumps. It is the only way to celebrate cats....
2019-08-18, 22:52

I Described 47 Video Game Box Covers From Memory My friend Alex Jaffe sent me a list of 47 video game titles. Without looking at the list, I stepped in front of a camera. Our producer CJ read the list one name at a time. I tried to describe what each game’s box looked like. This was a terrible idea. I loved it....
2019-08-18, 22:52

Cloud Saves On PS4 Have A Weird Limit Cloud saves are great. They keep your save data safe, providing backups for everything you’ve ever accomplished in a PS4 game. They also makes it easy to stop playing on one PS4 and pick up right where you left off on another. But PS4 cloud saves have a bizarre 1,000-file cap, and no one’s really su...
2019-08-18, 22:52

Trump says he talked to Apple CEO Tim Cook about tariffs and Samsung Trump said Cook made a "good case" that it would be difficult for Apple to pay tariffs, when Samsung does not face the same hurdle because much of its manufacturing is in South Korea....
2019-08-18, 23:13

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard refuses to blame tiredness for lacklustre second-half display vs 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....
2019-08-18, 23:39

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

Jerry Jones cracks ‘Zeke who?’ as Cowboys’ Tony Pollard continues to shine There’s no indication whether things have gotten hostile between Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys as the star running back holds out for a raise, but Jerry Jones on Saturday found a reason to laugh about the matter. After rookie Tony Pollard’s latest impressive display, rushing fiv...
2019-08-19, 00:00

UK teen charged after 'devoted father' fatally stabbed with screwdriver, police say A 17-year-old in England has been charged with the murder of a “devoted father,” who was stabbed to death at a shopping center last week with what police believe was a screwdriver, authorities said Saturday....
2019-08-19, 00:00

Leipzig crush Union to spoil newcomers' Bundesliga debut "RB Leipzig spoiled hosts Union Berlin\u0027s Bundesliga debut on Sunday, crushing the top division newcomers 4-0 with a performance that confirmed their pre-season title contenders tag."...
2019-08-19, 00:26

No Pre-Reading, No Rehearsing: How ‘The Weekly’ Kept Its Recreation of Historic Opioid Testimony Authentic The Times TV show’s producer/director shares the challenges and rewards of bringing to life witness testimony against Purdue Pharma in a way that stayed true to our journalistic principles....
2019-08-19, 00:52

Former Texas star, NFL running back Cedric Benson killed in motorcycle crash Law enforcement reported the accident, involving a motorcycle and minivan occurred at 10:22 p.m. on Saturday which left Benson and another person dead and two others injured. Details of the crash included a "vehicle and person on fire," according to Austin-Travis County EMS....
2019-08-19, 00:52

Here's what Costco looked like when it first opened in 1983 (COST) Courtesy of Costco Wholesale Costco has existed in some form since 1976. That's because the modern-day company is the product of a 1993 merger between Costco and Price Club. The first warehouse bearing the name Costco, however, opened in Seattle in 1983. Costco provided Business Insider with histor...
2019-08-19, 00:52

We shopped at GNC and Vitamin Shoppe to see which supplement store is better. The difference was surprisingly stark. Shoshy Ciment/Business Insider Health supplement chains GNC and Vitamin Shoppe sell similar products. But they have different stories when it comes to the store experience. GNC is planning on closing up to 900 stores by the end of 2020 because of declining mall traffic, CEO Ken Martindale told inve...
2019-08-19, 00:52

A South Dakota woman who thought she had kidney stones was actually pregnant with triplets KOTA-TV Dannette Giltz, of Sturgis, South Dakota, gave birth to triplets named Blaze, Gypsy, and Nikki on August 10, KOTA-TV reported. Giltz, who has two older children with her partner of 12 years, Austin, had gone to the hospital thinking she had kidney stones. She only learned she was going in...
2019-08-19, 00:52

Houses are the new Instagram influencers — so it's a shame most millennials in the US will likely be renters for years Artazum/Shutterstock There's a new kind of influencer in town — the home-décor influencer, who has turned their house into a money machine, reported Ronda Kaysen for The New York Times. By creating an Instagram feed that serves as a curated home photo tour, these influencers have built...
2019-08-19, 00:52

Trump talked about putting a massive tariff on French wine at a Hamptons fundraiser, according to report Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool via AP President Donald Trump floated a tariff of as much as 100% on French wine at a fundraiser in Long Island, according to a report from Bloomberg. The remarks come amid a trade dispute over a proposed French tax on major tech companies including Google, Facebook, an...
2019-08-19, 00:52

Tech giants despise politics? Hardly – they are in the thick of it and being called out | John Naughton Silicon Valley’s countercultural aura is gone now that Google develops AI for China and Palantir helps monitor immigrationIf there was one thing that united the founders of today’s tech giants in their early days it was contempt for politics, manifested as suspicion of government and a pathological ...
2019-08-19, 01:13

Thomas holds on to win BMW Championship Justin Thomas had more stress than he needed Sunday before regaining control with three birdies on the back nine at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim the No. 1 seed going into the FedEx Cup finale        ...
2019-08-19, 01:13

Daniil Medvedev claims first Masters title in Cincinnati Fresh from stunning World No.1 Novak Djokovic in the semifinals, Russian Daniil Medvedev duly wrapped up his first Masters level title with victory in the Cincinnati final against David Goffin of Belgium Sunday....
2019-08-19, 02:00

Relieved Thomas wins BMW Championship by three strokes over Cantlay Justin Thomas faltered in the final round at the BMW Championship on Sunday but held on for an ultimately comfortable three-stroke victory at Medinah in suburban Chicago....
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

Miley Cyrus Spotted With Kaitlynn Carter and Mom Tish as Liam Hemsworth Remains in Australia Mum's the word! On Saturday, a week after Miley Cyrus and fellow newly single star Kaitlynn Carter raised eyebrows when they were photographed kissing in Italy, the two were spotted......
2019-08-19, 02:26

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

UPDATE 1-Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Apple Inc's Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd....
2019-08-19, 02:52

UPDATE 1-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, 02:52

Novartis exec sold shares before drug data manipulation made public An unnamed Novartis executive sold 925,400 Swiss francs ($946,000) worth of shares less than three weeks before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced data from tests of its gene therapy Zolgensma had been manipulated....
2019-08-19, 02:52

Goodnight, Hard Rock: Las Vegas hotel and casino will close 8 months for renovation Heads up, Las Vegas travelers: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will shut down for eight months of renovations in 2020. It'll reopen as a Virgin Hotel.       ...
2019-08-19, 03:13

Amed Rosario saving Mets in ‘panic situation’ is another sign KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Baseball is a crazy game. Especially when you play a terrible team. The bottom of the seventh began with shortstop Amed Rosario in left field for the Mets, and although that was a nervous moment for Rosario, who had never played outfield in a game before in his life, the Mets......
2019-08-19, 03:39

Best phones under Rs 12,000 in India for August 2019 Thanks to the ever-increasing competition in the budget smartphone segment in India, Indian smartphone buyers have never had it this good, especially in the sub-Rs 15,000 segment. There are options from several companies if you’re looking for a good smartphone under Rs 15,000, but options und...
2019-08-19, 03:39

Oil rises after Saudi oilfield attack, but recession worries cap gains Crude oil prices rose on Monday following a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemeni separatists, although price gains were capped by an unusually downbeat OPEC report that stoked concerns about demand growth....
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

CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
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

Trump says he will likely release Mideast peace plan after Israel elections U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would likely wait until after Israel's Sept. 17 elections to release a peace plan for the region that was designed by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner....
2019-08-19, 05:13

|WhysomeUKfirmsarefinewithano-dealBrexit With the looming threat of the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal deal and a slim but rising risk of the pound plunging to parity with the dollar, more chief executives are telling investors they can handle any eventuality – however messy, says Lionel Laurent....
2019-08-19, 05:39

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

City On A Hill's simmering season finale bodes well for the show's future In my pre-air review of the first few episodes of City On A Hill, I noted the show’s regrettable reliance on cliche while also expressing some optimism that the series might find its footing as it went along. Indeed, the first season finale titled “Mayor Curley And The Last Hurrah” finds City On A H...
2019-08-19, 06:00

Russian Nuclear Monitoring Stations Went Silent After Missile Blast Two Russian monitoring stations designed to detect nuclear radiation went silent soon after the explosion at a missile test site this month, spurring concerns among observers that the Russian government is trying to restrict evidence of the accident....
2019-08-19, 06:00

Ohio man arrested for threatening to attack Jewish center Ohio police arrested a self-identified white nationalist over the weekend in possession of a cache of weaponry after he made threats against a Jewish community center, authorities said....
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

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez says police are targeting him A teenage poster boy for bail reform who has racked up more than 15 arrests insists he’s no hardened criminal — and blamed police for his lengthy rap sheet, claiming they won’t stop targeting him. Pedro Hernandez, 19, spent more than a year on Rikers Island after refusing to take a no-jail plea deal...
2019-08-19, 06:26

Photos show wreckage of deadly plane crash near Poughkeepsie Shocking photos show a Dutchess County home in flames after a small plane crashed into it Saturday, killing at least two people — as one of the victims was identified on Sunday. The Cessna 303 carrying three men was heading to Sky Acres field in LaGrangeville to refuel, on its way to Long Island’s R...
2019-08-19, 06:26

Kohli Reflects On 11-Year International Cricket Journey With Special Post Virat Kohli, who made his international debut in an ODI match against Sri Lanka in Dambulla on August 18, 2008, took to social media to celebrate his journey so far....
2019-08-19, 06:26

Hong Kong: 1.7m people defy police to march in pouring rain An estimated quarter of the population fill downtown park and surrounding streetsHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyAn estimated 1.7 million people in Hong Kong – a quarter of the population – defied police orders to stage a peaceful march after a rally in a downtown park, after two mont...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Cedric Benson, NFL and Texas running back, dies in motorcycle crash aged 36 Famed Texas running back killed in motorcycle crash in AustinBenson played for Bears, Bengals and Packers during NFL careerFormer NFL and Texas running back Cedric Benson was killed Saturday night in a motorcycle crash in Austin, Texas. He was 36.His family confirmed his death to the Austin American...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Scream queens: inside the world of fangirls The dedication of some female superfans goes way beyond music. Hannah Ewens explores her passion for Courtney LoveIt was a rare, expansive summer in the city – one when your friends were always available, you felt charming, and everyone was attractive. Daisy and I sat outside Itsu and drained cans o...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Joanna Hogg and Honor Swinton Byrne: ‘We should tell whatever stories we like’ The director of The Souvenir, an extraordinary autobiographical tale set in the 1980s, and Honor Swinton Byrne, who plays her, discuss the relationship with a mysterious older man at the heart of the film“I tried to remember as much as possible,” says Joanna Hogg, the English writer and director, ab...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Fugitive Jonathan Dick arrested in Melbourne over brother's murder One of Australia’s most wanted men arrested on Monday over his brother’s killing in a Westfield carparkOne of Australia’s most-wanted fugitives has been arrested in a bloody scuffle after spending more than two years on the run following the murder of his brother at a Melbourne shopping centre.Jonat...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Has Boris Johnson hatched a cunning no-deal Brexit plan? | Stewart Lee Ingeniously used, Kinder eggs could be responsible for a greater flow of goods than the botched ferry schemeHow many small plastic toy egg casings could be hidden in, for example, a Michael Gove? And, if we knew this figure, and had an accurate idea of potential volunteer multiple plastic toy egg co...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Sensex Rises Over 300 Points, Sun Pharma Shares Jump: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Monday's session on a higher note amid gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 313.54 points to touch 37,663.87 in early trade, and the broader......
2019-08-19, 07:39

Tim Cook "Made A Good Case" That Tariffs Could Hurt Apple: Donald Trump Tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, including consumer electronics, are scheduled to go into effect in two stages on September 1 and December 15....
2019-08-19, 07:39

Hiker who vanished in Northern California is found dead The body of a hiker who vanished in Northern California last week was discovered Sunday and it is believed the cause of death stemmed from a slip on the rocky terrain in the Trinity Alps, a report said....
2019-08-19, 08:00

Scott Disick's Pool Gets a Modern Revamp: See the Stunning Before & After! Luxury home renovation is what Scott Disick does for a living, but the real estate professional still makes time for personal projects--especially when he's feeling......
2019-08-19, 08:26

Woman becomes first female Marine to pilot F-35B fighter jet (NBC News) — A woman who attributes her success to “showing up prepared and working diligently” has become the first female Marine to pilot a F-35B fighter jet. U.S. Marine Capt. Anneliese Satz, 29, of Boise, Idaho, completed the F-35B Basic Course on June 27, the Marine Corp annou...
2019-08-19, 08:26

Shell workers would have lost pay if they missed Trump speech at plant (NBC News) — Thousands of union workers at a western Pennsylvania petrochemical plant were given a choice last week — show up for President Donald Trump’s speech on Wednesday or stay home and lose some of their weekly pay. One of the construction site’s contractors wrote in rules f...
2019-08-19, 08:26

Donald 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......
2019-08-19, 08:26

She Wore Tuxedo For Her School Portrait. Then Yearbook Left Her Photo Out Springville High School became the latest school to come under fire for censoring portraits over dress codes that many argue are arbitrary and archaic, keep students from expressing themselves or......
2019-08-19, 08:26

"Ecofascism": Common Theme Shared By 2 Mass Murders A World Apart Before the slaughter of dozens of people in Christchurch, New Zealand and El Paso, Texas this year, the accused gunmen took pains to explain their fury, including their hatred of immigrants. The......
2019-08-19, 08:26

Crackdown Like "Tiananmen Square" In Hong Kong May Harm Trade Deal: Trump US President Donald Trump on Sunday warned China that carrying out a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters would harm trade talks between the two countries....
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

Monday qualifier Barron beats Couples at En Joie Doug Barron became the 13th Monday qualifier to win a PGA Tour Champions event, holing two 15-foot birdie putts after a rain delay to beat Fred Couples by two strokes in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open        ...
2019-08-19, 08:26

J.D. Davis dismisses possible Mets concern KANSAS CITY, Mo. — J.D. Davis’ said his right calf wasn’t bothering him, but his motions on the bases after delivering a pinch-hit, game-tying single for the Mets in the seventh inning Sunday triggered an alarm. “We were thinking of leaving him in left field and letting him play out there. He says h...
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

"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

FIR Against Shiv Sena Leader Over Dalit Woman's Rape In Maharashtra: Cops Shiv Sena leader and former mayor of Ahmednagar in Maharashtra, Bhagvan Phulsundar, has been booked for allegedly abetting rape of a dalit woman by two of his brothers over a land dispute, the police......
2019-08-19, 08:52

Leah Pritchett wins at Brainerd to end 26-event drought Leah Pritchett ended a 26-event winless streak in the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway        ...
2019-08-19, 08:52

We’re in a DC ‘news void,’ but that's going to change after Congress returns from recess Real estate speculation in Greenland. Brett Gardner and Aaron Boone going crazy and getting tossed from every game possible this month for the Yankees. Airport workers slipping travelers notes, telling them they are “ugly.”...
2019-08-19, 09:13

Chris Ingram takes ERC points lead despite losing ERC1 Junior title Chris Ingram has missed out on the ERC1 Junior title by only 0.3s on the Barum Rally, despite taking the lead of the European Rally Championship outright...
2019-08-19, 09:39

Microsoft, Nvidia team up for more realistic visuals on Minecraft game Microsoft Corp said on Monday it will use chipmaker Nvidia Corp's real-time ray tracing technology to provide the software company's Minecraft video game players more realistic graphics on personal computers....
2019-08-19, 09:39

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 19 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 29 points on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.6% ahead of the cash market open....
2019-08-19, 09:39

Japan stocks advance as stimulus hopes calm global recession fears Japanese shares rose on Monday as signs central banks around the world are taking steps to support their economies helped ease immediate concerns about a global recession....
2019-08-19, 09:39

Man City vs Tottenham highlights: Goals and action from Premier League clash at Etihad Stadium Gabriel Jesus was denied an injury-time winner by VAR as Manchester City had to settle for 2-2 with Tottenham in the Premier League's headline act on Saturday....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Aden standoff delays Saudi summit intended to forge new Yemen government: sources The refusal of Yemeni southern separatists to hand back control of Aden port has delayed a summit in Saudi Arabia that is due to discuss reshuffling Yemen's ousted government to include the separatists and end the stand-off, three Yemeni sources said....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Japanese, South Korean foreign ministers to meet in Beijing on Wednesday Japan's foreign minister Taro Kono will meet his South Korean counterpart, Kang Kyung-wha, in Beijing on Wednesday, a Japanese foreign ministry official said on Monday, amid deteriorating relations between the two East Asian countries....
2019-08-19, 10:00

The Guardian view on ethics for mathematicians: an essential addition Science may be morally neutral but scientists can’t be. They need to take seriously the ethical consequences of their work“‘Once the rockets ​are up, who cares where they come down? That’s not my department’​, says Wernher von Braun,” sang the satirist and mathematician Tom Lehrer in 1965 about the ...
2019-08-19, 10:00

| PICS | Micho confirmed as Zamalek head coach Former Orlando Pirates tactician Milutin Sredojevic has been confirmed as the new Zamalek head coach just 48-hours after his exit from the Soweto giants....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
2019-08-19, 10:26

The Lion King Is Now One of the 10 Biggest Movies of All Time The Lion King is now one of the 10 biggest movies of all time, with a worldwide box office total gross of $1.435 billion. Meanwhile, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw set......
2019-08-19, 10:26

SUV belonging to El Paso woman killed in massacre is stolen, vandalized Soon after a man buried his longtime partner in a funeral attended by hundreds of strangers last week -- in the wake of the massacre inside an El Paso, Texas, Walmart -- it emerged that her SUV had been stolen and vandalized....
2019-08-19, 10:52

NC man found wrapped in Christmas lights with dead cat in freezer died of natural causes, investigators say A North Carolina man whose body was found wrapped in Christmas lights at the bottom of a staircase -- with a dead cat in a freezer -- earlier this month died of a stroke, investigators have determined....
2019-08-19, 10:52

Missing Indiana girl, 16, found safe in Arkansas; alleged stalker taken into custody A 16-year-old Indiana girl reported missing this weekend and believed to be in "extreme danger" might have been abducted by a man who has allegedly stalked her, according to police....
2019-08-19, 10:52

Jaishankar To Visit Nepal To Participate In Nepal-India Joint Commission External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is scheduled to visit Nepal this week to participate in the fifth meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission to review the overall state of bilateral relations....
2019-08-19, 10:52

Three years in the NFL wilderness: what Colin Kaepernick lost – and won It’s difficult to know exactly how Kaepernick views his time in the NFL wilderness. Nevertheless, it’s worth asking: after three years, what has he accomplished – and at what cost?Over the last three years, Kenny Stills has not stuck to sports.Instead, the Miami Dolphins receiver has kneeled during ...
2019-08-19, 10:52

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action Ljungberg and Trossard make instant impact, Wilson has Liverpool quality and Rodgers leaves ‘young Frank’ on back footThe inclusion of Joe Willock and Reiss Nelson against Burnley a week after they became the first pair of teenagers to start a Premier League game for Arsenal since Paolo Vernazza and...
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

Pera, Cornet advance as thunderstorms rumble in the Bronx American Bernarda Pera and France's Alize Cornet advanced to the second round with straight sets victories at the rain-hit Bronx Open in New York on Sunday....
2019-08-19, 10:52

WTA roundup: Keys downs Kuznetsova to win Cincinnati title Madison Keys served 13 aces and won the fifth singles title of her career on Sunday when she posted a 7-5, 7-6 (5) victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova in the final of the Western & Southern Open near Cincinnati....
2019-08-19, 10:52

More Than a Third of Economists Expect a U.S. Recession in 2021, a Survey Finds WASHINGTON (AP) — A number of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump’s economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021. Thirty-four percent of economists surveyed by the National Association f...
2019-08-19, 11:13

Tehran Authorities Released Four Women Who Were Arrested For Sneaking Into A Soccer Match Dressed Like Men On Saturday, Iranian authorities released four women on bail who were arrested for trying to circumvent the ban on women entering soccer stadiums in the country by dressing as men, according to a researcher from Human Rights Watch. Cops arrested a total of six women brought them in for questioning o...
2019-08-19, 11:13

Mia Khalifa Made $12,000 For Dozen Shoots. Porn Industry Kept Moolah In a Miami home rental in late 2014, a camera crewman peered through a viewfinder and brought Mia Khalifa into focus. The pornography film crew gathered at the Airbnb to shoot the scene featuring......
2019-08-19, 11:13

Exec’s style puts HBO streaming plan in peril: critics Plans by HBO’s new parent company to launch a Netflix rival is coming under fire from insiders — many of whom are pointing the finger at their new boss, John Stankey. Critics told The Post that AT&T’s plans to launch a new streaming service to compete with the likes of Netflix and Amazon are off......
2019-08-19, 11:13

Gran Canaria wildfire spreads, forces thousands of evacuations A fast-moving forest fire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria has forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The government says it could take days before the blaze is brought under control....
2019-08-19, 11:13

Raiders GM Mike Mayock on Antonio Brown: 'It's time for him to be all in or all out' Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock chastised Antonio Brown, saying: "From our perspective, it's time for him to be all in or all out."       ...
2019-08-19, 11:52

Larry Fitzgerald: Darryl Drake 'was a living testament for how to do it the right way' Larry Fitzgerald was among the active and former NFL and college players, coaches and executives who attended Darryl Drake's funeral services.       ...
2019-08-19, 11:52

|Trafficinformationemployeesunpaidforeightmonths About 66 former employees of Tasima - a company contracted by the Department of Transport’s Road Traffic Management Corporation to build a traffic information system – have not been paid salaries since December 2018....
2019-08-19, 11:52

Ebola spreads 200 km west to remote, militia-run Congo town Congolese authorities have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled town of Walikale, hundreds of kilometers away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred, the Health Ministry said overnight....
2019-08-19, 11:52

She Studies Sea Snakes by the Seafloor Sea snakes are the most diverse group of marine reptiles in the world, but they are poorly understood and threatened by development. Blanche D’Anastasi is among the scientists working to save them....
2019-08-19, 12:13

Our obsession with perfection is damaging individuals and society Increasingly we strive for unreachable ideals in personal and public spheres – with damaging consequences from mental health problems to Brexit deadlock...
2019-08-19, 12:13

Cubs' trip to Williamsport might have been just what they needed After struggling on the road all season, Anthony Rizzo & Co. got a reminder of what playing baseball is all about, had some fun and actually won a series....
2019-08-19, 12:13

Economy Week Ahead: All Eyes on the Fed The week ahead is light on data and heavy on monetary policy, with minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting due on Wednesday and the Fed’s annual policy symposium at Jackson Hole set for Thursday through Saturday....
2019-08-19, 12:13

Business Roundtable Steps Back From Milton Friedman Theory The leaders of some of America’s biggest companies are chipping away at the long-held notion that corporate decision-making should revolve around what is best for shareholders....
2019-08-19, 12:13

Airbus Harnessing AI in Bid to Save Millions on Finance Tasks Airbus is using artificial intelligence to squeeze cost out of its finance function, an experiment launched in the aircraft maker’s Americas division that could save the corporation millions of dollars annually if rolled out in other regions....
2019-08-19, 12:13

Mindful Chef's healthy recipe of the week: pork chilli, avocado & sweet potato wedges Each week, Myles and Giles, founders of healthy recipe box delivery service Mindful Chef, will be sharing an easy mid-week supper recipe exclusively for the Evening Standard...
2019-08-19, 12:39

With ‘Doxology,’ Nell Zink Delivers Her Most Ambitious and Expansive Novel Yet Zink’s latest, about two generations of an American family, offers a portrait of the downtown New York music scene of the late 1980s as well as a subversive history of modern American politics....
2019-08-19, 12:39

Dow futures jump 260 points as stocks look to continue rebound from August sell-off U.S. stock index futures point to a higher open on Monday morning as the White House sought to calm investors over growing concerns about the U.S. economy....
2019-08-19, 13:00

Spotify's Premium Family plans get an explicit content filter Spotify is rolling out a new Premium Family Plan with a much-awaited setting. Parents will now have the ability to filter out songs with swearing, violence, drugs and more via an explicit content filter that can be applied to individual accounts. Tha......
2019-08-19, 13:00

China provides $1 billion in 'green' finance to coal projects in first half of the year Chinese financial institutions provided at least $1 billion in "green" financing to coal-related projects in the first half of this year, a review of financial data showed, with fossil fuels still playing a major role in Beijing's energy strategy....
2019-08-19, 13:00

Poles wade through Baltic 'like herrings' to commune with the sea Once a year, Poles head to the Hel Peninsula on the northern coast near Gdynia to "become herrings" and wade up to a meter deep for five hours along a 10-km (six-mile) sand bank through the Baltic Sea....
2019-08-19, 13:00

President Trump says he doesn’t see a recession on the horizon WASHINGTON – President Trump tried to alleviate fears of a recession on Sunday, echoing recent statements from his top economic advisers. “I don’t see a recession,” Trump said as he headed to Washington D.C. after vacationing in Bedminster, New Jersey. He added: “I’m prepared for everything. I...
2019-08-19, 13:00

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize their dissent — with protest tattoos. Artists in the city say they have been inundated with requests for ink that includes symbols of outrage, in...
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

Girl in wheelchair rescued by stilt dancer after plunging into ocean A wheelchair-bound girl rolled off a pier in the US Virgin islands and into the ocean — prompting two men to jump in after her, with the heroic rescue caught on video. The girl, a passenger on the Carnival Fascination cruise ship, was with her family during a stopover on St. Thomas last week when......
2019-08-19, 13:00

RPT-GRAPHIC-Take Five: Fed in a hole Aug 19 (Reuters) - 1/FED IN A HOLE On Wednesday, the U.S. Federal Reserve releases the minutes of its last meeting, revealing what policymakers said about the flattening Treasury yield curve and the strength of support for July's quarter-point rate cut....
2019-08-19, 13:00

New Porsche Taycan prototype covers 3,425km in 24 hours News 19 Aug, 2019 A pre-production version of the all-electric Porsche Taycan has covered more than 2,000 miles in just 24 hours at the Nardo test track...
2019-08-19, 13:00

Tim Cook tells Donald Trump that U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports could hurt Apple, help Samsung President Donald Trump said he had spoken with Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook about U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from Samsung.Read More...
2019-08-19, 13:00

Space Pirate Arena takes advantage of Oculus Quest for a tennis court-sized playfield The developers of one of VR’s earliest and most popular wave shooters — Space Pirate Trainer — are showing footage from a multiplayer Oculus Quest game.Read More...
2019-08-19, 13:00

Operation Yellowhammer: Government hits back over leaked dossier on no-deal Brexit as minister blasts it as 'scaremongering' Business minister Kwasi Kwarteng said people were playing into 'Project Fear' following the leak Michael Gove said Yellowhammer represented a 'worst-case scenario' Number 10 says document was leaked by former minister to influence discussions with EU...
2019-08-19, 13:26

Planned Parenthood to exit Title X after decades, says gov't blocking abortion Facing a Monday deadline to inform the government how it will comply with a new rule that bars Title X funds for organizations that provide access to abortion, Planned Parenthood said it's being forced to leave....
2019-08-19, 13:52

Pay For Your Flight and Hotel Bookings in Installments Using This Site We all probably know that, for the most part, the earlier you book a plane ticket and hotel for your vacation or sister’s wedding the cheaper they’ll be....
2019-08-19, 14:26

Investors Rush Into Havens as Growth Fears Persist Investors are snapping up safer assets including gold, dividend-paying stocks and the Japanese yen, underlining anxiety over trade tensions and slowing global growth....
2019-08-19, 14:26

Gold, Copper and Oil Go Their Separate Ways Gold, copper and oil rose and fell in tandem as China led emerging economies' voracious appetite for commodities. The trade war helped change that dynamic....
2019-08-19, 14:52

Used car buying guide: BMW M3 (E92) The V8 makes 414bhp, or 444bhp in later special-edition models The E90, E92 and E93 M3 saloon, coupé and convertible took BMW’s performance icon to new levels of technical sophistication More high-speed express than B-road hooligan: that was our verdict on the E92 M3 coupé of 2007-13 (there’s als...
2019-08-19, 15:13

Beyond Thunderdome: Henry Chang's insane automotive sculptures Great Scott! What would Doc Brown make of this? They’re like something out of a Mad Max movie, and as we discover, the artist behind them is just as unique and untamed At 26 feet, it’s easily longer than a stretched Rolls-Royce Phantom, and weighing three tonnes, it’s heavier too. It’s powered by...
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

Dovizioso: Manner of Austria MotoGP win will rejuvenate Ducati Andrea Dovizioso believes the manner of his victory over Marc Marquez in the last MotoGP race in Austria will rejuvenate himself and Ducati in the final part of the season...
2019-08-19, 15:13

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

Emanuel Navarette conjurors up shades of Salvador Sanchez Emanuel Navarette blows away De Vaca in Los Angeles, writes Jack Hirsch The post Emanuel Navarette conjurors up shades of Salvador Sanchez appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-19, 15:52

The rare dominance of Ukashir Farooq Ukashir Farooq destroys Duane Winters and lines up Lee McGregor next. Oliver Fennell reports from ringside The post The rare dominance of Ukashir Farooq appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-19, 15:52

No easy fix to Palace's scoring woes, says Hodgson "Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson says he does not have a \"magic wand\" to fix his side\u0027s scoring problems after they failed to find the back of the net in their second Premier League game of the season."...
2019-08-19, 15:52

Professor who quoted James Baldwin's use of N-word cleared by university Poet Laurie Sheck was investigated for her use of the racial slur, but the New School has now dismissed concernsLaurie Sheck, the poet and professor who was investigated by her university for quoting James Baldwin’s use of the N-word in a graduate class, has been cleared of charges of racial discrim...
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

Threat to end freedom of movement overnight is reckless, say EU citizens Priti Patel’s reported aim contradicts the PM’s promises, says the3million campaignEnding freedom of movement for EU citizens immediately after a no-deal Brexit would be reckless and could create a hostile environment for European nationals, a campaign group has said.The3million, a citizens group th...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Cardiovascular disease risk greater in people prone to insomnia - study People genetically predisposed to sleep problems have greater risk of heart failure and stroke, say researchersPeople who struggle with sleep might be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems, research suggests.Scientists have found that people who are genetically predisposed to insomni...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Revenge of the clothes moths: as numbers boom, can they be stopped? They destroy sweaters, carpets and even wall insulation – and their population has tripled in five years. But there are ways to quell these insatiable insectsWhen Janine Christley moved into her new house, she thought buying woollen carpets would be the sustainable option. She had the stairs and two...
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

The weaponisation of information is mutating at alarming speed | Sophia Ignatidou As countries and companies line up to enter the disinformation business, privacy has to be reclaimedCommunication has been weaponised, used to provoke, mislead and influence the public in numerous insidious ways. Disinformation was just the first stage of an evolving trend of using information to su...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Labour may stay neutral if second referendum is between its Brexit deal or remain Corbyn says Labour will back remain against no-deal Brexit as he and McDonnell pledge to stop exit without agreementLatest Brexit developments – liveJeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell have left the door open to their party staying neutral in a second referendum if the choice were a Labour deal or rema...
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

Wall St. opens higher on stimulus hopes Wall Street opened higher on Monday, after China's plans of an interest rate reform reinforced hopes that major economies would act to counter the impact of escalating global trade tensions....
2019-08-19, 16:13

Uber appoints new UK boss as London licence renewal nears Uber appointed a new boss for Britain and Ireland on Monday just over a month before its licence expires in London, one of its most important global markets where the regulator has previously stripped it of its right to operate....
2019-08-19, 16:13

U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross downplays fears of recession U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday added to a chorus of presidential officials downplaying concerns over a looming recession after the U.S. Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted last week for the first time in 12 years....
2019-08-19, 16:13

|IMFwarnsZimagainstpayboostaslivingstandardscrash The International Monetary Fund cautioned Zimbabwe’s government against boosting wages for state workers after the introduction of a new currency pushed up inflation and reduced spending power to a 10th of what it was six months ago....
2019-08-19, 16:13

For Trump, appeals to white fears about race may be a tougher sell in 2020: Reuters/Ipsos poll U.S. President Donald Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric and focus on the grievances of white voters helped him win the 2016 election. But a Reuters analysis of public opinion over the last four years suggests that Trump's brand of white identity politics may be less effective in the 2020 election camp...
2019-08-19, 16:39

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans...
2019-08-19, 16:39

Rami Malek on 'Mr. Robot,' His Freddie Mercury Accent, and Sneaking Around Town Incognito The acclaimed actor played Freddie Mercury in 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' won an Oscar, and became world-famous practically all at once. In his September 2019 GQ cover profile, he talks about his early mistakes, nailing Mercury's accent, and sneaking around town in character....
2019-08-19, 16:39

Will German slowdown hit Eastern Europe economies? Central and Eastern Europe's economies are said to be decoupling from Western Europe as consumption-led growth replaces the export-driven model. But will domestic spending suffice to fend off a slowdown in the eurozone?...
2019-08-19, 17:00

Germany's far-right: Police to restructure as threat of extremism grows Germany's federal criminal police agency wants to overhaul the structures it uses to fight far-right groups and hate crimes, media reports say. The organization sees a growing threat of militant extremism in the country....
2019-08-19, 17:00

Tourism expert Günther: 'Many say they want to travel sustainably — but then they don't' People are now aware of climate change. But almost no one wants to do without a holiday flight or cruise. A CO2 tax could change that, says tourism expert Wolfgang Günther....
2019-08-19, 17:00

NBC correspondent Richard Engel welcomes second son: 'We couldn’t be more in love' NBC News' chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and his wife Mary Forrest had their second child, Theo, over the weekend.        ...
2019-08-19, 17:00

Colton Underwood reveals he lied to 'Bachelor' producers after Hannah B. was left off a date After future "Bachelorette" Hannah Brown was left off a date, Colton Underwood tried to game 'The Bachelor' system. It didn't work the way he hoped.        ...
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

Afghan president pledges to root out IS after deadly wedding attack Responding to a weekend attack that killed at least 63 people, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani promised Monday to root out the Islamic State terror group from its hideouts and blamed the Taliban for supporting terror....
2019-08-19, 17:00

Protests erupt in West Papua over alleged police brutality, racism Protests that erupted in West Papua over the weekend turned violent Monday when demonstrators set fire to a parliament building and local stores in anger against alleged police brutality committed against ethnic Papuans....
2019-08-19, 17:00

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

How we met: ‘When I saw his profile picture, I thought: “What have I agreed to go on a date with?”’ Charlotte and Jack Cook live in Cambridgeshire. Charlotte, 25, is a teaching assistant for children with special educational needs. Jack, 31, is a land agentThe first time Charlotte and Jack met – as her first shift at a clothes shop ended and his began – they talked for about 15 minutes and Charlot...
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

Harry Winks: Tottenham exposed Man City weaknesses... now Liverpool should fear us too Harry Winks believes Tottenham exposed weaknesses in Manchester City during Saturday's breathless 2-2 draw at the Etihad Stadium and says the champions and Liverpool should start worrying about Spurs....
2019-08-19, 17:52

Sokratis: Arsenal will find Liverpool easier to defend against than Burnley Sokratis Papastathopoulos believes Arsenal may find it easier to defend against Liverpool than Burnley after coming through a physical encounter against Sean Dyche's side....
2019-08-19, 17:52

Weekend Box Office: Hobbs & Shaw get beat up by a bunch of eighth-grade Good Boys Will the public ever tire of prepubescent antics intercut with horned-up jokes? According to this past weekend’s box office numbers, don’t count on a lull in interest anytime soon: Universal Pictures’ Good Boys rose to the top of its class with a $21 million domestic gross, only just surpassing its ...
2019-08-19, 17:52

Kristin Stewart navigates the deep sea horrors of Underwater in spooky new trailer There’s two types of people in this world: Those who find outer space scarier than the bottom of the ocean and those who find the bottom of the ocean scarier than outer space. The latter camp—and there are more of us than you might think—will find themselves drawn to Underwater, a new aquatic horror...
2019-08-19, 17:52

Rise and shine, there’s a new Morning Show trailer Last week, we heard from the stars of The Morning Show; this week, we finally get to see what Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carell look like when they’re speaking those lines of integrity-rich dialogue. The trailer for the Kerry Ehrin-written, Mimi Leder-directed Apple TV+ series—wh...
2019-08-19, 17:52

Sorry, Jay-Z. Racial justice won't come from corporations and billionaires | Derecka Purnell In his new deal with the NFL, which continues to blackball Colin Kaepernick, Jay-Z is crossing the picket lineAs a card carrying member of the BeyHive, I attended two On The Run II concerts last summer. At the London concert, Jay-Z and Beyoncé surprised the world with their single APESHIT. There Jay...
2019-08-19, 17:52

People on rescue ship off Italy at breaking point, say doctors Ship carrying 107 people rescued from sea has been refused permission to dockThe medical and psychological condition of people onboard a rescue boat anchored off the Italian island of Lampedusa for 18 days has reached breaking point, doctors have said.The vessel operated by the Spanish charity Proac...
2019-08-19, 17:52

Labour may stay neutral if referendum is between its Brexit deal or remain Corbyn says Labour will back remain against no-deal Brexit as he and McDonnell pledge to stop exit without agreementLatest Brexit developments – liveJeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell have left the door open to their party staying neutral in a second referendum if the choice were a Labour deal or rema...
2019-08-19, 17:52

US briefing: recession denials, Prince Andrew and Iranian oil tanker Monday’s top story: Trump and advisers reject warnings of economic disaster. Plus, what has Colin Kaepernick gained from his years in the NFL wilderness?Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
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

Wall St. rallies on stimulus cheer, Apple leads tech gains U.S. stocks surged on Monday on growing hopes that major economies would act to stymie the slowing economic effects of escalating global trade tensions, while technology stocks rose led by a nearly 3% gain in Apple's shares....
2019-08-19, 17:52

Former Cavs coach Blatt has multiple sclerosis David Blatt, the former coach of the Cavaliers, has announced he has multiple sclerosis. The 60-year-old is currently coach of Greek team Olympiakos....
2019-08-19, 18:13

The Sterling Affairs -- A 30 for 30 podcast, how to listen When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever....
2019-08-19, 18:13

U.S. records 21 new measles cases as of last week The United States recorded 21 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases for the year to 1,203 across 30 states in the worst outbreak of the virus since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-08-19, 18:13

UK's Johnson slams 'mumbo-jumbo' about vaccines after measles rates rise Britons should get vaccinated against measles and ignore online "mumbo-jumbo" about dangers of the jabs, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday after a resurgence of the disease....
2019-08-19, 18:13

Microsoft acquires jClarity for optimizing Java workloads on Azure Microsoft has acquired the London-based company that is going head-to-head with Oracle's Java/JDK binaries and which is a key contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project....
2019-08-19, 18:39

Man gets first haircut in 15 years to join Army CNN – Reynaldo Arroyo has been growing his hair for 15 years, but he decided to have the big chop so he could enlist in the Army. The 23-year-old wanted to enlist as an infantryman. Arroyo says he will be donating his hair to “Locks of Love,” a nonprofit that makes wigs for children experiencing hai...
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

China calls up Brazil-born Elkeson for World Cup qualifier Brazil-born striker Elkeson is set to become the first player of non-Chinese heritage to play for China's national soccer team when it starts its World Cup qualifying campaign next month       ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Costa Rica: 25 dead from drinking tainted alcohol, 59 affected: What you need to know The Costa Rican Ministry of Health says 25 people have died from drinking tainted alcohol. Learn how to identify and avoid it when traveling.       ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Southwest to begin running $29 flights between Hawaiian islands in January In mid-January, Southwest will offer four flights a day between Hilo on Hawaii island to Honolulu and from Lihue on Kauai to Honolulu.       ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Migrant rescue ship criticizes Spain's offer to dock in Majorca The migrant rescue charity 'Open Arms' has rejected a Spanish government offer for its vessel to dock at a Balearic Island port. It was the second offer the group rejected, citing an "urgent" and "inhumane" situation....
2019-08-19, 19:00

DW strongly rejects accusations by the Duma In reaction to a series of protests across the country, Russia's parliament has announced a probe into "foreign meddling" by Western governments and media — including DW....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Will German slowdown hit eastern European economies? Central and eastern European economies are said to be decoupling from western Europe as consumption-led growth replaces the export-driven model. But will domestic spending suffice to fend off a slowdown in the eurozone?...
2019-08-19, 19:00

Facebook contractor hikes pay for Indian content reviewers Facebook contractor Genpact has raised minimum wages for the content moderation teams it runs for the Silicon Valley firm in India, the latest sign of improvement for workers after reports of stressful conditions at the social network's sites globally....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Couple face jail for taking sand from beach We've all been tempted to bring a little bit of paradise home from our holidays. But the urge has backfired on a French couple, who are facing up to six years in prison for removing sand from a beach in Sardinia, where they had been on vacation....
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

Apple Watch Series 5 May Come in Ceramic, Titanium Versions This Year Apple is expected to launch a host of new products next month including the upgraded Apple Watch Series 5 that is expected to come in titanium and ceramic variants....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Wall St. rallies on stimulus cheer, trade optimism U.S. stocks surged on Monday, building on previous session's rally, fueled by growing hopes that major economies would act to prop up slowing growth, while technology stocks got a lift from trade optimism....
2019-08-19, 19:26

Nintendo Switch Is Getting A Ton Of New Indie Games (Including Ori And The Blind Forest) There are a bunch of indie games newly coming to the Switch, including the Microsoft-published Ori and the Blind Forest, which will be coming to the platform on September 27, Nintendo announced in its “Indie World Showcase.”...
2019-08-19, 19:26

'We Can't Waste a Drop.' India Is Running Out of Water. Water crises are unfolding all across India, a product of population growth, modernization, climate change, mismanagement and the breakdown of traditional systems of distributing resources....
2019-08-19, 19:26

Fan who scored Oakland A's contract with viral 96-mph pitch makes professional debut The baseball fan who landed a contract with the Oakland A’s after his 96-MPH pitch at a speed-pitch radar booth at Coors Field went viral brought the heat in his professional debut....
2019-08-19, 19:52

Jack Whitaker, Hall of Fame sports broadcaster, dies at 95 Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat's Triple Crown to short essays from major sporting events, died Sunday morning, CBS reported....
2019-08-19, 19:52

Lampard's Chelsea homecoming ruined as Leicester earns draw Frank Lampard climbed the steps in the tunnel and emerged to rapturous applause from Chelsea fans, a flame display and a giant banner at one end of Stamford Bridge that read "Welcome Home Super Frank."...
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

Even Bruce Arians can’t save the Buccaneers this season Coach Bruce Arians has been the quarterback whisperer for young players — see Ben Roethlisberger and Andrew Luck — and has shown he can revitalize a veteran’s career like he did for Carson Palmer in Arizona. Tampa Bay has brought him in to do the same with Jameis Winston, who is in the final year......
2019-08-19, 19:52

Megan Rapinoe reveals her dad voted for Donald Trump US women’s soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe revealed that her father voted for President Trump in the 2016 election — despite her once referring to herself as a “walking protest” of his administration. The World Cup champion said that not only does her dad support the pre...
2019-08-19, 19:52

Is Parallels Still the Best Way to Run Windows on a Mac in 2019? A new version of Windows virtualization tool Parallels is out, bringing with it support for upcoming macOS Catalina features, amongst other improvements. Is it still the best way to run the Windows OS on an Apple computer? We’ve been taking the latest Parallels 15 out for a test drive to find out.Re...
2019-08-19, 20:13

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

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

Man gets first haircut in 15 years so he can serve his country He was ready to serve in his heart — but first, he needed to get his head straight. Reynaldo Arroyo, 23, just got his first haircut in 15 years. The Riverside, Calif., native’s lengthy locks were 150 inches long and reached down to his waist when he decided to join the US Army — and......
2019-08-19, 21:00

US test-fires cruise missile after INF treaty pullout The US Pentagon says it has tested a ground-launched cruise missile just weeks after exiting the INF treaty. The missile would have been banned under the bilateral agreement with Russia....
2019-08-19, 21:00

Afrobarometer: Climate change literacy still low in Africa Despite the fact that Africa bears the brunt when it comes to erratic global weather patterns, many people are still unfamiliar with the climate change phenomenon, a new survey reveals....
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 New Handball Rule Is The Cold, VAR Is Cancer For the second time in as many weeks of the new Premier League season, the biggest story from the weekend was another ruinously stupid imposition of VAR. The only thing more tiring than having to write the umpteenth anti-VAR post is having to witness video replay poison this wonderful sport from wee...
2019-08-19, 21:00

Minor League Stadium Ravaged By The Dreaded Mumford & Sons The Pioneer League’s Missoula Osprey had to postpone all of its games this weekend when the aftermath of a Mumford & Sons concert combined with bad weather to make the baseball field mushy and unplayable....
2019-08-19, 21:00

"Got $90 Million From Saudi Royals", Admits Ex-Sudan President Omar al-Bashir received $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a court at the opening Monday of the deposed Sudanese strongman's corruption trial....
2019-08-19, 21:26

"Cutting Back" $1.3 Billion Aid Improved Relations With Pak: Trump President Donald Trump has said the US' ties with Pakistan have improved after he cut USD 1.3 billion in security assistance to Islamabad for not doing enough to rein in terror groups operating in the......
2019-08-19, 21:26

Kanye West leads epic praise and worship during ‘Sunday Service’ at California church Kanye West's "Sunday Service" has gone from the mountaintop to the church -- well, a church that meets at James Madison Middle School in North Hollywood....
2019-08-19, 21:26

Factbox: Disney to take on Netflix as streaming war heats up The crowded market for video streaming, currently dominated by Netflix Inc, is expected to heat up further as Walt Disney Co rolls out its Disney+ service on Nov. 12 in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands....
2019-08-19, 21:26

Saudi Aramco asks banks to pitch for roles in IPO: sources Saudi Aramco has formally asked major banks to submit proposals for potential roles in its planned initial public offering, two sources said, in what could be the world's biggest IPO....
2019-08-19, 21:26

Dems' Latest Idea to Defeat Trump Is Talking About How He's Too Online There are plenty of reasons to vote President Donald Trump out of office the upcoming election: the unrepentant racism, the disastrous foreign policy, the disastrous domestic policy, more unrepentant racism, on and on. But according to an influential liberal think tank, there’s another issue they th...
2019-08-19, 21:26

Trump Mad at 'Unstable Nut Job' Who Is Miraculously Not Him President Donald Trump, like many cliche megalomaniacs, prizes “loyalty” over almost anything else. What happens when someone violates his nebulous concept of that word? He becomes a big squalling baby. Today’s case in point: Anthony Scaramucci, who has pivoted his personal brand from Trump ally to ...
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

Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women....
2019-08-19, 21:26

Regional Somali airport refuses to allow Ethiopian plane to land Kismayo airport in southern Somalia refused to allow an Ethiopian plane to land on Monday, a witness said, amid heightened tensions between the federal government and the regional leadership ahead of elections on Thursday....
2019-08-19, 21:52

South Sudan president replaces foreign minister South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on Monday replaced his Foreign Minister Nhial Deng Nhial with his former Gender Minister Awut Deng Acuil as part of a minor tweak to his cabinet, a government spokesman said....
2019-08-19, 21:52

Pompeo, in call with Egypt's Shoukry, urges political solution in Libya U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday expressed American concerns over the prolonged conflict in Libya in a phone call with his Egyptian counterpart, and they agreed on the need for a political solution, the State Department said....
2019-08-19, 21:52

Salvadoran Court Acquits Woman Charged With Homicide After Stillbirth The decision was hailed as a victory by women’s rights groups, who say a strict abortion ban has led to overzealous prosecution of low-income women who lose their babies....
2019-08-19, 21:52

New Yorkers get a chance to weigh in on new state license plate New Yorkers have a chance to chime in on the state’s next official license plate design, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday. Among the potential plates: three options prominently featuring the Statue of Liberty and another set over the image of the new Tappan Zee bridge, named for CuomoR...
2019-08-19, 21:52

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in ‘chokehold’ death of Eric Garner NYPD cop Daniel Panatelo has been fired for causing the death of Eric Garner, Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced Monday. “The unintended consequence of Mr. Garner’s death must have a consequence of its own,” O’Neill said. “It is clear that Daniel Pantaleo can no longer effective...
2019-08-19, 21:52

Cops suspect murder-suicide in deaths of married Manhattan couple Police are investigating the deaths of a married couple in Manhattan as a murder-suicide — after the husband allegedly stabbed his wife to death and then jumped out a window, cops and sources said Monday. Cops responded to a 911 call around 10:20 p.m. Sunday for a report of a man who jumped fr...
2019-08-19, 21:52

How to File a Claim if Your Luggage is Damaged After a Flight Last year, a passenger on an American Airlines flight received $3,500 in compensation after discovering her suitcase was ruined; at baggage claim, she found some of her clothes had been shredded, half of her belongings were missing, and the suitcase was covered in both grease and toothpaste. Meanwh...
2019-08-19, 21:52

The Age of Media Corporation Mega-Mergers Is Robbing Us of Bolder, Fresher Storytelling Disney isn’t just the first studio to have five pictures cross a billion dollars at the box office in a single year and it isn’t just the biggest film studio right now. It’s the biggest film studio in the history of Hollywood. While investors are likely very pleased with this fact, the company’s ser...
2019-08-19, 22:13

Cyberpunk 2077 And More Games Coming To Stadia CD Projekt Red’s anticipated Keanu Reeves vehicle Cyberpunk 2077 is coming to Stadia among other games, Google said today in its second Stadia Connect livestream....
2019-08-19, 22:13

Madelaine Petsch x Shein: 7 Pieces You Need Now We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Is......
2019-08-19, 22:13

Sony Interactive snaps up 'Spider-Man' developer Insomniac Games Sony Interactive took to Twitter on Monday afternoon, announcing that it had acquired Insomniac Games, the studio behind last year's PS4 smash-hit Spider-Man....
2019-08-19, 22:39

Supreme's 'burner' phone is built for hypebeasts How important is it that your phone have a Supreme label on it? Important enough that you'd be willing to take big step back in technology? If so, you're in luck. Supreme has unveiled its catalog for fall and winter 2019, and in amidst the usua......
2019-08-19, 22:39

Michy Batshuayi and Antonio Rudiger hand Frank Lampard fitness boost after featuring for Chelsea U23s Michy Batshuayi and Antonio Rudiger handed Frank Lampard a fitness boost after helping Chelsea's Under-23 team beat Liverpool 3-0 at Stamford Bridge....
2019-08-19, 22:39

Rookies see Reddish, not Zion, having best career In the annual survey of rookies, only 5% of the Class of 2019 thought Zion Williamson would have the best NBA career. Cam Reddish was top vote-getter with 19%....
2019-08-19, 22:39

Guterres pledges UN support to Sudan after military and civilian opposition reach deal on transitional government UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday congratulated the people of Sudan after the military council and civilian opposition alliance agreed earlier in the day on a power-sharing accord....
2019-08-19, 23:00

Petition Against Shah Faesal's Detention Filed In Delhi High Court A petition was filed in the Delhi High Court on Monday alleging that former bureaucrat Shah Faesal was illegally detained at the IGI Airport on August 14....
2019-08-19, 23:00

Redskins hope they can off-set their youth at linebacker with some cerebral play Washington is thin at linebacker after releasing two starters and losing another to injury, but its young players have responded by picking up the defensive scheme quickly....
2019-08-19, 23:00

Notre-Dame Construction Resumes in Paris, but Worries About Lead Remain Officials had shut down the work site over concerns about lead contamination. While stricter decontamination measures are now in place, concerns over safety persist....
2019-08-19, 23:00

New California law tightens rules for police use of force to only when 'necessary' California OKs law to raise standard for police use of deadly force, hoping to deter officer-involved shootings like the one that killed Stephon Clark.        ...
2019-08-19, 23:00

Study linking mother's fluoride exposure to lower IQ scores in kids raises questions A study finds that mothers' consumption of fluoride during pregnancy might be associated with lower IQ scores in young children.        ...
2019-08-19, 23:00

Watch: Cleveland Indians' Mike Clevinger dominates New York Yankees Cleveland Indians pitcher Mike Clevinger allowed just three hits in a dominant start against the New York Yankees, leading the Tribe to an 8-4 win at Yankee Stadium....
2019-08-19, 23:26

Ezekiel Elliott's agent: Cowboys RB found Jerry Jones' 'Zeke who?' joke disrespectful Amid a holdout by his star running back, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made a joke that didn't sit well with Ezekiel Elliott or his agent.       ...
2019-08-19, 23:26

Benson driving at 'high rate' of speed before fatal crash Police still investigating the weekend motorcycle crash that killed former Texas Longhorns running back and NFL player Cedric Benson and a woman passenger       ...
2019-08-19, 23:26

Megan Rapinoe discusses politics, family and her father’s support of Trump: ‘I don’t get it’ "How are you simultaneously as proud as punch of me, and watching Fox News all the time, [when they are doing] takedowns of your daughter?’" she said....
2019-08-19, 23:26

Leading US bosses drop shareholder-first principle The real test will be in deeds not words, IPPR thinktank tells Business RoundtableThe bosses of 181 of the US’s biggest companies have changed the official definition of “the purpose of a corporation” from making the most money possible for shareholders to “improving our society” by also looking out...
2019-08-19, 23:52

China exploiting holes in US bankruptcy system to acquire national security technology When lithium-ion battery manufacturer A123 Systems experienced financial trouble, it did what many struggling companies do to stay afloat and arranged to sell off a stake in the firm. But when Congress raised concerns, the Chinese buyer pulled out, waited for A123 Systems to file for bankruptcy, and...
2019-08-19, 23:52

England unchanged for third Ashes Test while Australia wait on Steve Smith • Hosts stick with 12-man squad from Lord’s Test for Headingley• Steve Smith will require medical clearance after concussionEngland have named an unchanged squad for the third Ashes Test against Australia, which starts at Headingley on Thursday.The brevity of a four-day turnaround between matches me...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Slow golfers to face stiffer penalties on European Tour next season • One-shot penalty introduced for two poor times per round• Slow coaches face £26,000 fine – up from £9,000The European Tour is to step up efforts to eradicate slow play by increasing penalties from the start of next season. With the pace of play in the spotlight following the antics of Bryson DeCha...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Ashes 2019: captains on Steve Smith and drawn second Test – video After it looked like England were closing on their first win of the series, a fine 59 from Australia's substitute Marnus Labuschagne saw the sides draw the second Test. Labuschagne was brought in for Steve Smith who was ruled out of the final day with concussion after being hit by a Jofra Archer bou...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Death Stranding: release date, trailers and news Finally, after years of being in development, we know when Hideo Kojima's upcoming title Death Stranding will release and we also know a little bit more about what to expect from the game...kind of.On May 29, Kojima Productions dropped a brand new, lengthy trailer for Death Stranding that was -...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Best value for money phones under Rs 20,000 in India The smartphone industry has become more competitive over the past few years as customers are opting for smartphones that offer more value for money instead of blind brand loyalty. While some smartphone makers have been able to capitalize on this trend with their aggressive pricing strategies, some a...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Tim Cook speaks out against US-China tariffs The CEO of Apple has told US President Donald Trump that tariffs planned against goods manufactured in China would have a negative impact on the company.Devices such as the iPhone famously have ‘Designed by Apple in California, Assembled in China’ on the back, meaning the cost of the C...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Devil May Cry 5 and Blair Witch Project are coming to Xbox Game Pass Devil May Cry 5 and Blair Witch are among the latest additions to the Xbox Game Pass roster. During a special Inside Xbox live stream from Gamescom 2019, Microsoft announced a host of new titles joining the Xbox Game Pass service. Among the new additions are the critically acclaimed Devil ...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Global fintech investment plummets worldwide The ongoing trade war between the US and China led global fintech investments to fall by 29 percent during the first half of 2019 according to a new report from Accenture.The value of fintech deals worldwide during the first six months of this year declined to $22bn which is a significant decrease w...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Seven basic questions about quantum technology, answered In a new story, we look at the intense competition between China and the United States to develop quantum technology, which is based on the field of quantum mechanics and holds the promise of transforming computers, surveillance and other aspects of modern society. Here are some basic questions and ...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Why China’s Getting Ready to Shake Up Interest Rates The People’s Bank of China will start liberalizing its system of interest rates, in what would be another milestone in the landmark reforms started four decades ago to loosen state control of the economy. The changes are part of the government’s aim to let markets play a “decisive” role in the world...
2019-08-19, 23:52

It looks like the Russians are trying to hide the truth about that nuclear accident in Nyonoksa Associated Press Evidence is mounting that Russia may be trying to cover up a tragic nuclear accident after a mysterious blast on August 8 killed as many as seven people at a Russian naval weapons site. Russia has declined to say exactly what caused the deadly blast. But doctors who treated injured...
2019-08-19, 23:52

People in Iceland held a funeral and erected a plaque for a glacier lost to climate change Amy McCaig/Rice University In Iceland, locals and scientists held a funeral and installed a plaque for the former Okjökull glacier. In 2014, Okjökull lost its status as a glacier because of how much it had shrunk due to climate change. Iceland loses almost 25 square miles of glacier each...
2019-08-19, 23:52

What 18 celebrities look like with and without bangs James Devaney/WireImage/James Devaney / Contributor Over the years many stars have rocked styles with and without bangs. Stars like Zooey Deschanel and Owen Wilson wear bangs so frequently that it's a bit shocking to see them without them. Celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Reese Witherspoon, and R...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Top CEOs Say Firms Have Duties Beyond Shareholder Value The leaders of some of America’s biggest companies are chipping away at the long-held notion that corporate decision-making should revolve around what is best for shareholders....
2019-08-20, 00:13

Watch: Kristen Stewart dives 'Underwater' to find creatures deadlier than vampires, werewolves Fox released the trailer for "Underwater," starring Kristen Stewart, T.J. Miller, Vincent Cassell and John Gallagher Jr. as a deep sea crew who crashes into an undersea nest of deadly creatures....
2019-08-20, 00:13

In photos: Teddy Riley honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles Recording artist and music producer Teddy Riley is honored during an unveiling ceremony honoring him with the 2,670th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on August 16, 2019....
2019-08-20, 00:13

Eastern Pacific Ocean to give birth to tropical storms this week One tropical feature is forecast to develop and hug the west coast of Mexico, while a second tropical feature may form and eventually pass close to Hawaii in the coming days....
2019-08-20, 00:13

Democratization of innovation with application networks Integration is one of the biggest challenges and opportunities facing CIOs today. Done right and even the largest and oldest organizations in the world can innovate like nimble startups. Done wrong and organizations will slow down to a permanent and devastating halt. Integration strategies today mak...
2019-08-20, 00:39

Judge Sets May 2020 Trial Date in U.S. Women’s Soccer Lawsuit The date set by the judge is at least six months earlier than both sides had requested, and could see the trial disrupt the team’s preparations for the Tokyo Olympics....
2019-08-20, 00:39

FIFA Claims Deep Pool of Bidders for 2023 Women’s World Cup The enthusiasm is the latest sign of growing interest and potential investment in the women’s game, but one of the countries on FIFA’s list says it has no plans to bid....
2019-08-20, 00:39

‘I Know I Have Made Mistakes.’ Elizabeth Warren Offers Public Apology for Claiming Native American Heritage (SIOUX CITY, Iowa) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage, directly tackling an area that’s proved to be a big political liability. “Like anyone who has been honest with themsel...
2019-08-20, 00:39

Japan again approved shipment of photoresists to South Korea: Yonhap News Japan has approved shipment of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, Yonhap News Agency reported late on Monday, citing industry and trade officials....
2019-08-20, 00:39

Beats PowerBeats Pro review: Apple's fitness AirPods rock Bluetooth earbuds have long battery life, rock-solid connectivity and stay firmly planted on your earThe PowerBeats Pro are Apple-owned Beats’ first true wireless Bluetooth earbuds that cut the cable and seek to be the ultimate running and gym earphones.As with Apple’s original AirPods, which looked...
2019-08-20, 00:39

New Jersey woman watches Pennywise doll float into her yard, promptly burns it with fire In what’s either a clever bit of viral marketing for It: Chapter 2 or a genuinely unnerving bit of happenstance, a plush Pennywise doll covered in odd scribblings floated into a woman’s yard and scared the ever-loving piss out of her. Renee Jensen, a resident of New Jersey’s Harrington Park borough,...
2019-08-20, 01:00

There’s no Michael Moore-style agitprop in the superb culture-clash doc American Factory In 2008, documentarians Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert filmed the final days of an Ohio GM plant for the Oscar-nominated documentary short “The Last Truck.” Nearly a decade later, they returned to the small town of Moraine—just south of Dayton—to film the same facility after it reopened as a glass...
2019-08-20, 01:00

This floating tent offers you a cool new way to die while camping There is a particular genre of internet video dedicated to breathlessly showcasing products so stupid that surely it must be intentional. Perhaps you recall the Pause Pod, a miniature tent that allows you to nap on the floor at work, thereby relieving you of the stress of having once had a job. This...
2019-08-20, 01:00

Watch the Xbox Gamescom event in 14 minutes Microsoft loves to use Gamescom as a vehicle for its post-E3 news, and it had plenty on offer for the 2019 event -- even for PlayStation fans. PUBG added cross-platform play that lets PS4 and Xbox One gamers vie against each other for the elus......
2019-08-20, 01:26

Facebook pulls propaganda accounts demonizing Hong Kong protesters It's not just Twitter cracking down on attempts to undermine Hong Kong protesters through social networks. Facebook has pulled seven Pages, five accounts and three Groups allegedly involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" meant to blast Hong Ko......
2019-08-20, 01:26

NVIDIA's game streaming service comes to Android this fall Consoles and gaming PCs aren't going anywhere for the foreseeable future -- but as compression algorithms and internet connections improve, game streaming is almost ready for prime time. Earlier today, Google announced that Cyberpunk 2077 and other p......
2019-08-20, 01:26

QAnon: The far-right conspiracy movement gaining prominence The death of Jeffrey Epstein has ignited a firestorm of conspiracy theories - and added new fuel to one of the more bizarre fringe movements to have taken hold in Donald Trump's America....
2019-08-20, 01:26

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-20, 01:26

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said a Syrian government air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced against rebels inside a key town....
2019-08-20, 01:26

White Officers Who Led Black Man on Rope Won’t Face Criminal Charges A photograph of the man’s arrest in Galveston, Tex., on Aug. 3 evoked images of slavery. The authorities are also investigating whether the officers violated any police department policies....
2019-08-20, 01:52

Viacom, CBS Executives to Earn Big From Merger Bob Bakish, who will become president and CEO of ViacomCBS, has signed a contract worth about $31 million a year. Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined company, will get earn about $70 million when the deal closes....
2019-08-20, 01:52

Trump Calls for a Big Fed Rate Cut, Again Criticizes Powell President Trump called for the Fed to sharply cut interest rates and again criticized the central bank’s chairman for a “horrendous lack of vision,” while reiterating his belief that the U.S. economy is strong....
2019-08-20, 01:52

New water problems for New Brunswick beach prompt call for testing Poor water quality resulted in the advisories on Aug. 12, 14, 15 and 16 for Parlee Beach, a popular tourist destination on the province's east coast....
2019-08-20, 01:52

Justice Dept. again sides with Trump over House in personal financial records fight The Trump administration's Justice Department has again taken President Donald Trump's side in a fight between him -- as a private citizen -- and the US House of Representatives over subpoenas for his personal financial records....
2019-08-20, 01:52

US Dept of Energy recommends setting thermostat to 78 degrees at the coolest CHICAGO (WMAQ) – High temperatures can also lead to higher energy bills, according to ComEd, but there are some ways to save energy during dangerous heat. According to the energy company, homeowners can follow some simple tips to keep costs down while ensuring a safe and cool home. Here’...
2019-08-20, 01:52

Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal family planning program WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC NEWS) – Planned Parenthood announced on Monday that it was withdrawing from Title X, the federal family planning program that provides affordable birth control, over a new Trump administration rule that bars clinics in the program from giving abortion provider referrals. ...
2019-08-20, 01:52

AZ Attorney General: More than 2.5K Jeep, Ram owners could receive up to $1K in restitution TUCSON – Jeep and Ram owners in Arizona could receive up to $1,000 in restitution after the Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Monday that it reached a settlement with Fiat Chrysler over the company’s “EcoDiesel” Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram vehicles. According ...
2019-08-20, 01:52

| Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned march Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally dispersing a banned protest in the capital Harare....
2019-08-20, 02:13

Opinion: Donald Trump's ice-cold Greenland calculus In offering to buy Greenland, US President Donald Trump is trying once again to disrupt the postwar Western order. What he is mainly interested in is geopolitical influence in the Arctic, writes DW's Oliver Sallet....
2019-08-20, 02:13

Foreign students fear Germany's tuition fees damage diversity Increased living costs and non-EU tuition fees are fueling concern among foreign students. They worry that the hiked prices encourage exclusiveness and that Germany will no longer be a sought-after study destination....
2019-08-20, 02:13

Judge orders jury to restart deliberations in deadly Oakland warehouse fire case A judge ordered jurors to restart deliberations Monday in the trial of two men charged with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 36 partygoers who died in a fire inside a cluttered San Francisco Bay Area warehouse....
2019-08-20, 02:39

Proud Boys members convicted in 2018 clash with Antifa demonstrators Two members of the far-right Proud Boys have been found guilty of charges including attempted gang assault for their part in a melee that followed a speech at New York's Metropolitan Republican Club....
2019-08-20, 02:39

Cal State Fullerton employee stabbed to death on campus during first day of classes A Southern California university employee was stabbed to death Monday morning in what police believe was a targeted attack on the first day of the academic year, investigators said. ...
2019-08-20, 02:39

Planned Parenthood whistleblower gets $3M from Arizona court after wrongful termination Mayra Rodriguez sued the Planned Parenthood in October 2017, alleging she got terminated after repeatedly reporting the "high complication rates" of one doctor....
2019-08-20, 02:39

Texas shooting that killed girl, 9, stemmed from rapper feud on social media, police say A social media argument between two rappers upset about "diss tracks" led to a shooting at the wrong Texas apartment on Wednesday -- resulting in the death of a 9-year-old girl instead of the intended target, according to police....
2019-08-20, 02:39

Jill Biden Would Like You to Vote for Joe Biden, Even If You'd Rather Not Jill Biden, Joe Biden’s wife, would like you to vote for Joe Biden, no matter how many of his gaffes or closet skeletons or pointless healthcare plans might make you reconsider. Joe Biden—he may not have earned your enthusiasm, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have to begrudgingly settle for him. Tak...
2019-08-20, 02:39

Man Utd star Marcus Rashford has 'no problem' with Paul Pogba taking controversial penalty in Wolves draw Marcus Rashford insists he had 'no problem' with Paul Pogba taking Manchester United's second-half penalty against Wolves on Monday, despite the Frenchman missing the crucial spot kick....
2019-08-20, 03:00

| WATCH | Turkish police arrest hundreds over suspected links to Kurdish militant group The Turkish government has removed three mayors from office over alleged links to a Kurdish armed group as the government arrests more than 400 people amid a deepening crackdown on the opposition....
2019-08-20, 03:00

Omar, Tlaib denounce Israel over travel restrictions Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib continued to criticize Israel Monday, slamming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for barring the two lawmakers from visiting last week over their vocal criticism of his government. Tlaib and Omar, the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, held a news conferen...
2019-08-20, 03:00

Ole Gunnar Solsjkær has faith in Paul Pogba to keep taking penalties • Pogba missed from spot in Manchester United’s draw at Wolves• ‘Paul has scored many before so there’s no problem’Ole Gunnar Solskjær says he has no intention of taking away Paul Pogba’s penalty-taking privileges despite the midfielder missing from the spot as Manchester United drew 1-1 at Wolverha...
2019-08-20, 03:00

Prediction: Netflix will confirm ‘Stranger Things 4’ by the end of August In the weeks since Stranger Things 3 premiered on Netflix back on July 4, the internet has been awash in theories and predictions about both what happened — Hopper! (sob) — and what will happen next. They range from the possibility that Eleven will be the bad guy in the upcoming season, ...
2019-08-20, 03:26

A massive ‘Avengers 5’ crossover movie with X-Men is already in the works Soon after the dust settled from Comic-Con 2019, it became clear that the fourth phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe would have no Avengers, Guardians or Spider-Man sequels. Instead, we’re getting the first Disney+ TV shows that will be integrated into the MCU, a few new heroes, and sequel ...
2019-08-20, 03:26

Watch Nintendo reveal a bunch of Switch games in this morning’s live stream We’re just a few months removed from E3 2019, where Microsoft and Nintendo each showed off dozens of new titles coming soon to their respective consoles, but in recent years, Nintendo has taken to rationing out its announcements throughout the year via live streamed showcases. The latest is ca...
2019-08-20, 03:26

Can a person catch cystic fibrosis from someone else? Cystic fibrosis (CF) is not contagious. People only have the condition if they inherit specific faulty genes from both parents. Learn more about why people get CF here....
2019-08-20, 03:52

Causes and treatments for a period that won't stop Although having a long period occasionally is not often a cause for concern, having them frequently or feeling that a period won't stop may indicate an underlying issue. Learn about the causes and what to do here....
2019-08-20, 03:52

Dementia risk: The role of 'blood pressure patterns' A new study investigates the importance of fluctuations in blood pressure from mid-age to later life. It asks how these changes relate to dementia risk....
2019-08-20, 03:52

Planned Parenthood turns down U.S. subsidies in fight over abortion referrals Planned Parenthood said on Monday it would no longer accept grants from a federal program subsidizing reproductive healthcare for low-income women after the Trump administration banned participants in the program from referring women to abortion providers....
2019-08-20, 03:52

RPT-Visa critical of India's move towards no-fee debit card transactions Global card payments group Visa is critical of the Indian government's decision to boost adoption of electronic payments by requiring banks and card payment networks to offer no-fee debit card transactions, a senior Visa executive said....
2019-08-20, 03:52

UPDATE 2-Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January dam collapse which killed nearly 250 people....
2019-08-20, 03:52

U.S. FDA declines to approve Sarepta's second Duchenne drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve Sarepta Therapeutics Inc's newest treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a rare muscle-wasting disorder that mainly affects boys, the company said on Monday....
2019-08-20, 03:52

Megan Thee Stallion, CNCO and Ava Max to Perform at 2019 MTV VMAs Pre-Show The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards just got even better! MTV announced the lineup for its VMAs red carpet pre-show on Monday--and fans are sure to recognize a few familiar......
2019-08-20, 04:39

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over Emma Watson and Tom Felton's Harry Potter Reunion Draco and Hermione are exchanging broomsticks for guitars! On Monday morning, Tom Felton kicked off a brand-new week with an Instagram worth talking about. As it turns out, the Hollywood......
2019-08-20, 04:39

What it's like to see a blinking, breathing 'Jurassic World' dinosaur up close Ahead of the traveling stage show "Jurassic World Live Tour," we met with the lifelike dinosaurs at Dino Headquarters. We thought we might get eaten.        ...
2019-08-20, 04:39

Steph Curry Makes a 7-Figure Gift to Howard University to Bring Golf Back to the HBCU Basketball great Steph Curry on Monday pledged to fund a new golf program at Howard University, with a gift to be made over six years to give the HBCU time to build a Division I sports program....
2019-08-20, 04:39

"Modi-Ji Doesn't Respect RSS' Views": Priyanka Gandhi's Dig On Kashmir Prime Minister Narendra Modi doesn't respect the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's views or he doesn't believe there is an issue in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Monday,......
2019-08-20, 04:39

Julián Castro calls for end to euthanization at animal shelters in wildlife welfare plan Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro called for an end to euthanization at animal shelters in a plan he released Monday focusing on improving the welfare of both domestic and wild animals....
2019-08-20, 05:00

Lawsuit: Immigration officials fail to give 'basic' care to detained migrants "Abject failure" by federal immigration officials to provide basic medical care has led to the deaths of some migrants detained by the Trump administration, a class-action lawsuit said Monday....
2019-08-20, 05:00

Judge to settle impasse in Newark, New Jersey water emergency Residents of Newark, N.J., are waiting to learn whether a judge will order the city to hand out bottles of water in response to lead contamination in the public supply, and some filters that were given that don't work....
2019-08-20, 05:00

Planned Parenthood to decline Title X funds over 'gag rule' Planned Parenthood announced Monday it is leaving the Title X program after the government said it must comply with a new rule banning the organization from providing information on abortion access....
2019-08-20, 05:00

NYPD’s mental health emergency: What’s behind the suicide numbers The NYPD is facing a mental health emergency after its ninth officer this year died by suicide. For ex-cop and suicide survivor Chris Prochut, the crisis highlights a chronic issue in the force. “New York City cops — they’ll hold it together right to the edge, until they break,” says Prochut, 46, wh...
2019-08-20, 05:00

Elton John, Ellen DeGeneres defend Harry & Meghan from 'malicious' media coverage Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres defend Harry and Meghan on Twitter from "distorted and malicious" media coverage as "eco-hypocrites."        ...
2019-08-20, 05:00

Kate Upton says Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is 'a snoozefest,' talks unretouched photos Kate Upton slammed the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show over lack of body inclusivity and explained her unretouched Health magazine photos on "WWHL."        ...
2019-08-20, 05:00

Michael Phelps Is O.K. With Losing World Records, and Confident He Is Still No. 1. It once seemed impossible that anyone could go faster in the butterfly. By the time it happened, the most decorated Olympian had a growing family and no problem letting go of records....
2019-08-20, 05:00

Trump Has Right to End DACA, Justice Dept. Tells Supreme Court The government’s brief in the case, about the fate of the program that shields the young immigrants known as Dreamers, is the first salvo in a legal test of the president’s immigration agenda....
2019-08-20, 05:00

Apologies and Scorn Greet News of a Book by Mark Halperin The publisher Judith Regan plans to put out a new book by the best-selling political author, who was accused of multiple instances of sexual harassment....
2019-08-20, 05:00

Why Julián Castro’s Obama Moment Didn’t Last As a young mayor, he was given a prime-time speaking spot at the 2012 Democratic Convention. He is still trying to get from that stage to a bigger one....
2019-08-20, 05:00

Space telescope offers rare glimpse of Earth-sized rocky exoplanet Direct observations from a NASA space telescope have for the first time revealed the atmospheric void of a rocky, Earth-sized world beyond our own solar system orbiting the most common type of star in the galaxy, according to a study released on Monday....
2019-08-20, 05:00

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister's Nephew Arrested In 354-Crore Bank Fraud Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with an alleged Rs 354 crore bank fraud case. The Central Bureau of......
2019-08-20, 05:26

Terrorism survivor in Cameroon takes road to recovery: UN News special report “If I ever come face-to-face with a Boko Haram fighter and if I have strength and a knife in my hand, I will cut his throat and spill his blood! Because, it makes me sick whenever I remember the suffering I went through.”...
2019-08-20, 05:26

Bodyguard for CNN’s April Ryan charged with assault for forcibly removing journalist from event Pot, meet kettle. CNN political analyst April Ryan — who has repeatedly blasted President Trump for attacking and vilifying the press — got her bodyguard to forcibly remove a journalist from an event she was speaking at in New Jersey, leading cops to charge him Monday with assault. ̶...
2019-08-20, 05:26

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Roadster 2019 review Take the roof off an Aventador SVJ and what do you get? Arguably the most memorable supercar on sale Jota. At Lamborghini, the name carries a level of expectation. The SVJ Roadster – that's Super Veloce Jota – is therefore the ultimate expression of what an Aventador can be, not only from a coldly...
2019-08-20, 05:52