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Stocks advanced in Europe and Asia while US index futures drifted after more signs emerged that China will move to lessen the trade war’s repercussions....

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Los Angeles deputy city attorney among three dead in possible murder-suicide The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office identified one of its employees as one of three people found dead in a suspected murder-suicide Wednesday morning....
2019-09-12, 06:39

Georgia women charged after authorities rescue 43 pups living in ‘deplorable conditions’: police Two Georgia women face a slew of charges after authorities found more than 40 neglected dogs – including seven with their bottom jaws missing – living in what authorities described as “deplorable conditions.”...
2019-09-12, 06:39

More than two dozen fake NBA championship rings seized at LA airport, CBP says Authorities in California recently seized more than two dozen counterfeit National Basketball Association championship rings, which could have cost potential buyers more than half a million dollars....
2019-09-12, 06:39

Barbados man arrested at JFK airport after TSA finds gun hidden in tar, officials say A man from Barbados was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York Monday after security discovered a gun and 20 loose bullets hidden in a tarlike substance, officials said....
2019-09-12, 06:39

The September Democratic Debate is a Key Test for an Unsettled Field Set aside the hype and speculation and tweet-driven tizzy. When the leading Democratic candidates for president debate on Thursday night in Houston, it’s worth remembering that much of the party still doesn’t know how they feel about the majority of the people on stage. Aside from the tr...
2019-09-12, 06:39

This is just another massive Yankees test DETROIT — By the time rain postponed the Yankees-Tigers game Wednesday night at Comerica Park, the Yankees’ magic number to clinch the American League East stood at nine. To secure a playoff spot? Seven. To bring a convincingly healthy team into October? Zero. As in there’s zero chance of it h...
2019-09-12, 07:13

Chinese Woman Arrested From Trump Resort Found Guilty Of Trespassing A Chinese woman who stirred fears of espionage when she entered President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort carrying multiple mobile phones and a malware-spiked thumb drive was found guilty of......
2019-09-12, 07:13

Trump Plans To Ban Vaping In US As 450 Cases Of Lung Disease Emerge Trump administration officials, alarmed by new data showing a huge jump in vaping by young people, said they are moving to ban most flavored e-cigarettes, a major development that could result in......
2019-09-12, 07:13

Google Pixel 4 XL revealed in full in three new hands-on video leaks Last year's Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL both suffered from high-profile leaks before their official launch, but Google's 2019 flagships seem to have taken things to another level entirely. A new leak – or rumor – about the Pixel 4 seems to rear its head every single day, and with ...
2019-09-12, 07:13

Dua Lipa and Anwar Hadid Make a Color Coordinated Couple Debut at New York Fashion Week Here are some "New Rules": all red carpet couple debuts must be as stylish as Dua Lipa and Anwar Hadid's. But, fair warning, these two set some high standards. In one of their......
2019-09-12, 07:39

Robby Hayes Defends Lindsie Chrisley Over ''Heartbreaking'' Sex Tape Drama Robby Hayes is standing by Lindsie Chrisley in the face of ongoing familial strife. E! News chatted with The Bachelorette star during OK! Magazine's New York Fashion Week party......
2019-09-12, 07:39

Cathay Pacific freezes new hiring, to focus on cost cuts - memo Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has put a freeze on new hiring, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the airline battles a slump in demand from fliers avoiding Hong Kong amid massive anti-government protests in the city....
2019-09-12, 07:39

METALS-Copper rises as US delays hiking China tariffs by 2 weeks London copper prices rose as much as 1% in early trade on Thursday, after U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to delay hiking tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods by two weeks. Copper, considered a bellwether for economic health, fell by 17.7% in London in 2018 and has shed another 2.5%...
2019-09-12, 07:39

Blasts rock Cyprus ammunition depot, some slightly injured: minister Blasts rocked an ammunition depot in northern Cyprus on Thursday after a fire broke out in a military zone, with shattered glass slightly injuring some people, the Turkish Cypriot Foreign Minister Kudret Ozersay said....
2019-09-12, 07:39

Climate change campaigner Tongan PM dies in New Zealand Tongan Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, a pro-democracy and climate change campaigner in the South Pacific, died in a New Zealand hospital on Thursday, the information ministry and media reports said....
2019-09-12, 07:39

Detained mogul's presidential run tests Tunisia's democracy Media magnate Nabil Karoui's run for president was testing the rules of Tunisia's young democracy even before he was put in custody last month charged with tax fraud and money laundering....
2019-09-12, 07:39

What to know about muscle fatigue Muscle tiredness, or fatigue, can occur for many reasons. We discuss some of the causes, what people can do to relieve muscle fatigue, and when to see a doctor here....
2019-09-12, 08:00

WHO urge nutrition interventions against worrying global trends In a new report, the World Health Organization argue that nations must prioritize nutrition interventions to fight global trends in obesity and hunger....
2019-09-12, 08:00

Trump's 'small concession' doesn't mean the trade war is ending Asian shares were generally higher after U.S. President Donald Trump said he will delay increasing tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese goods as "a gesture of good will."...
2019-09-12, 08:00

NCAA tells California governor college athlete 'fair pay' bill is 'unconstitutional' The NCAA warned California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday that allowing college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness would be "unconstitutional" and would upend the balance of college sports....
2019-09-12, 08:26

North Carolina Election Shows How Political Lines Are Drawn. And They Are Fixed. The Republican candidate won Tuesday’s special election, with help from President Trump, but the chasm between voting groups has widened, a problem for both parties....
2019-09-12, 08:26

See all the killer 'Hustlers' premiere photos with J.Lo, Constance Wu and more From Los Angeles to Toronto to NYC, the stars of "Hustlers" have been everywhere promoting their stripper film. Catch up with J.Lo, Cardi B and more.        ...
2019-09-12, 09:00

Jennifer Lopez defends 'Hustlers' co-star Constance Wu: She's no diva As Jennifer Lopez heads into this weekend’s opening of “Hustlers” buoyed by Oscar buzz, she’s sticking by co-star Constance Wu.        ...
2019-09-12, 09:00

Toronto Film Festival: See Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm, Zazie Beetz on the red carpet Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm and Zazie Beetz are among stars at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, also known as TIFF.        ...
2019-09-12, 09:00

Highlights of stage that blew La Vuelta wide open "Highlights of a remarkable day at La Vuelta that saw a breakaway take over five minutes out of the peloton in the crosswinds and put big pressure on the general classification."...
2019-09-12, 09:00

Barcelona: Messi can leave at the end of the season - Paper Round "Lionel Messi can leave next summer, while he asks if Barcelona tried to sign Neymar, Mark Sampson is under investigation and Raheem Sterling could join Pepsi."...
2019-09-12, 09:00

Chinese computer whiz in court for allegedly stealing technology for Huawei A Chinese computer expert at the University of Texas was hauled before a federal judge in Brooklyn Wednesday for allegedly stealing state-of-the art technology from a Silicon Valley startup. Bo Mao, 36, was allegedly secretly working for the Chinese company Huawei — which was indicted last year on c...
2019-09-12, 09:00

Best buds Hemingway the goose and Waffles the mini horse adopted together An unlikely pair of best buds — a miniature horse and a goose — were adopted together Wednesday after being rescued from the same Pennsylvania farm in July. Waffles, the 6-year-old mini horse, and his beaked pal Hemingway, were saved from a property on Route 152 in Hilltown Township, whe...
2019-09-12, 09:00

An Uber lawyer reportedly said today that the company will continue to refuse to properly classify i An Uber lawyer reportedly said today that the company will continue to refuse to properly classify its drivers as employees after the passage of AB5 in California last night. The argument? “Drivers’ work is outside the usual course of Uber’s business.” Which begs the question: What is Uber’s busines...
2019-09-12, 09:26

Asia stocks rise as Trump delays tariffs on China U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that increased tariffs on 250 billion dollars worth of Chinese goods that were set to kick in on October 1 have now been delayed to October 15 "as a gesture of good will."...
2019-09-12, 09:26

DCCC taps new executive director after summer staff upheaval House Democrats’ embattled campaign arm has tapped a former staffer and well-known Democratic operative as its executive director following a massive upheaval in its top ranks earlier this summer.Lucinda Guinn, a former executive at EMILY’S List, will serve as the Democratic Congressional Campaign C...
2019-09-12, 09:26

Takashi Miike and a severed hand lead Fantastic Fest's third wave The Toronto International Film Festival wraps up this week, which means it’s almost time to transition from poutine to queso as the Alamo Drafthouse gears up for September’s other big film-festival event, Fantastic Fest. The first waves of Fantastic Fest programming brought the U.S. premieres of Jo...
2019-09-12, 09:26

Dermot Mulroney will hunt Hanna in season 2 Former rom-com staple Dermot Mulroney has been tearing it up lately on various streaming series: re-teaming with his former My Best Friend’s Wedding co-star Julia Roberts on Amazon’s Homecoming, playing Lucille’s favorite Dusty on Netflix’s new seasons of Arrested Development, or swooping in as a da...
2019-09-12, 09:26

Noah Baumbach makes a moving divorce drama, and Adam Sandler plays a tornado of self-destruction “I feel like I’m in a dream,” Charlie (Adam Driver) tells Nicole (Scarlett Johansson) the moment after she serves him divorce papers. The papers aren’t a surprise—he knew this day was coming, and there’s little indication that he believes that their differences are, as they say, reconcilable. For bo...
2019-09-12, 09:26

Ferrari: Standard parts in Formula 1 risk issues like Formula 2 clutch Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto believes Formula 1 should take heed of the reliability issues suffered by Formula 2 last season, amid plans to introduce more standard parts...
2019-09-12, 09:52

Drama and reflection as Marc Jacobs brings New York fashion week to a close In ‘celebration of life’, famed designer looks back on his 2001 show, which took place the night before 9/11New York fashion week came to a suitably dramatic end on Wednesday night at the Marc Jacobs show. Dozens of big name models burst from a double doorway at one end of the historic Park Avenue A...
2019-09-12, 09:52

HTC Vive Cosmos VR: We have the price, release date, and first hands-on Say hello to the Vive Cosmos, HTC's first PC-VR headset with inside-out tracking. [credit: Sam Machkovech ] SEATTLE—After nearly a year of teases, HTC has taken the full wraps off its next P...
2019-09-12, 10:13

UK still behind in cancer survival despite recent surge Big improvement in past two decades fails to close gap with likes of Australia and CanadaCancer survival rates in the UK have improved markedly over recent decades but still lag behind those of comparable countries, a major research exercise has shown.The study looked at one-year and five-year survi...
2019-09-12, 10:39

|Aheadofnextweek'sratedecision,Kganyagowarnsparliamentofweakeconomy South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago told members of the committee that economic activity was weak and that there was insufficient investment to support job creation....
2019-09-12, 10:39

Looking back at a head-spinning array of home runs After watching balls fly out of the park in all directions, we break down which of this season's record 6,125 homers (so far) mean the most -- and which mean the least....
2019-09-12, 10:39

Saskatchewan seeks intervener status in Alberta’s Bill C-69 case The Saskatchewan government announced it will be seeking intervener status in Alberta's reference case challenging the constitutionality of Bill C-69....
2019-09-12, 11:00

Pam and Angela from The Office are re-watching the show for their new podcast I’m currently on my 25th or so re-watch of NBC’s hit mockumentary series, The Office, and it’s not because I didn’t get all the jokes the first 24 times. The show is pure comedy gold, thanks in no small part to its phenomenal cast. Now, six years since the show’s season nine finale, actors Jenna Fis...
2019-09-12, 11:00

South Africa Look To Pick Brains Of IPL Regulars Ahead Of India T20Is Vice-captain Rassie van der Dussen said South Africa will bank on IPL regulars Quinton de Kock and David Miller to lead by example in the tough series in India....
2019-09-12, 11:26

Taiwan warns citizens not to travel to Hong Kong and China after businessman detained Taiwan's ruling party has warned citizens against traveling to Hong Kong or mainland China, saying the situation is "severe," after a Taiwanese businessman was detained following a visit to the protest-wracked city....
2019-09-12, 11:26

You can get a good Android phone for the same iPhone dollars Android phones offer more features, usually ahead of Apple, and lower prices. How some of them stack up to the new iPhone 11.       ...
2019-09-12, 11:26

Clint Frazier ‘teaching moments’ not discouraging Aaron Boone DETROIT — Clint Frazier was set to be back in left field before Wednesday’s rainout despite a pair of bad throws — and decisions — in Tuesday’s loss when he twice missed the cutoff man. The plays came back to haunt the Yankees in a one-run loss. “He flashed what he’s capable of when he......
2019-09-12, 11:26

Cops chasing pot smokers find kidnapped man bound in basement of Bronx bodega A man was found beaten and bound in the basement of a Bronx bodega when two cops who were chasing separate suspects entered the cellar early Wednesday morning, police said. The cops ran into the bodega on Bussing Avenue near Digney Avenue in Wakefield at about 2 a.m. on Wednesday while they were cha...
2019-09-12, 11:26

Accused ISIS sniper from Brooklyn would ‘take up arms’ if released: feds A former Brooklyn man accused of being a top ISIS sniper admitted he would “take up arms” in support of the terror group again if he was released, prosecutors claimed Wednesday. Ruslan Maratovich Asainov, 42, who was busted in July on charges of providing material assistance to a terror ...
2019-09-12, 11:26

State hit with 140K public comments on bid to boost private school oversight State education officials have been bombarded with more than 140,000 public comments opposing a plan that would boost governmental control over private and religious schools, The Post has learned. Arguing that more oversight would ensure that all schools satisfy basic education guidelines, the plan ...
2019-09-12, 11:26

What People Say About the Economy Can Set Off a Recession Big economic changes come when popular narratives mutate and spread, infecting the decisions of millions of people, the economist Robert J. Shiller says....
2019-09-12, 11:52

Arizona state trooper arrested on 61 sex-related, kidnapping and fraud counts Arizona Department of Public Safety detectives arrested one of their own troopers Tuesday on charges of sexual abuse, extortion, kidnapping, harassment and fraud, AZDPS Col. Frank Milstead said at a news conference....
2019-09-12, 12:13

Charlotte Church faces probe over claims she has opened 'illegal' home school Charlotte Church is being investigated over claims she is illegally running a school at her home without planning permission, Welsh authorities have confirmed....
2019-09-12, 12:13

ECB to turn stimulus taps back on as economy slows The European Central Bank is set to unveil fresh stimulus measures on Thursday to prop up the ailing euro zone economy, but its exact moves are far from certain and a decision that underwhelms markets risks pushing up borrowing costs....
2019-09-12, 12:39

Mexico's $5 billion debt bailout for Pemex 'a one off': deputy minister Mexico's $5 billion rescue package to pay down debt at Pemex [PEMX.UL] is a one-of-a-kind transaction that should give the struggling state oil company breathing space to focus on output and costs, Deputy Finance Minister Gabriel Yorio said....
2019-09-12, 12:39

Fugitive in Massachusetts killing stabs self in neck during arrest at Florida construction site, authorities say A two-year manhunt for the most wanted fugitive in Massachusetts ended at a construction site in Florida on Wednesday when a suspect accused of killing his ex-girlfriend in her apartment in 2017 was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service and Florida police officers....
2019-09-12, 12:39

OxyContin Producer Purdue Pharma Reaches Tentative Opioid-Crisis Settlement (HARTFORD, Conn.) — Nearly half the states and some 2,000 local governments have agreed to a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over the toll of the nation’s opioid crisis. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said the agreement reached Wednesday included more mone...
2019-09-12, 12:39

MLB roundup: Orioles' Villar hits record-setting homer Jonathan Villar hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the seventh inning to help the Baltimore Orioles to a 7-3 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night....
2019-09-12, 12:39

Athletics: Coleman wants apology from USADA over whereabouts charge Christian Coleman wants an apology from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) now that the body has dropped a whereabouts charge against him, the American sprinter said on Wednesday....
2019-09-12, 12:39

Jane Goodall Keeps Going, With a Lot of Hope (and a Bit of Whiskey) During her girlhood, Tarzan was her role model. When she realized how chimpanzee habitats were being destroyed, she turned into a crusader. At 85, she’s still preaching....
2019-09-12, 13:00

Freddie Flintoff 'absolutely fine' after crash on track where Richard Hammond was almost killed Top Gear host Freddie Flintoff has insisted he is "absolutely fine" after an accident on the track where Richard Hammond was involved in a near-fatal crash....
2019-09-12, 13:00

Russia denounces Netanyahu's West Bank annexation plan Moscow says proposal could increase regional tensions, as Israeli PM meets PutinIsraeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu flies into Sochi on Thursday for talks with Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, that come after Moscow added its voice to criticism of his pre-election pledge to annex occupied P...
2019-09-12, 13:00

Friends costume designer Debra McGuire on making the look of a decade She created the looks for six of TV’s best known characters – and influenced the wardrobe of a generation. Here McGuire talks Joey’s jackets, Phoebe’s prints – and finding fame with a young, new crowdRead more from the autumn/winter 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplementFriends...
2019-09-12, 13:00

Ship of horrors: life and death on the lawless high seas From bullying and sexual assault to squalid living conditions and forced labour, working at sea can be a grim business – and one deep-sea fishing fleet is particularly notorious. By Ian UrbinaOn the night of 14 August 2010, the captain of a South Korean trawler, the Oyang 70, left Port Chalmers, New...
2019-09-12, 13:00

‘I was a dangerous person’: Casey Legler on life as a teenage Olympian – and raging alcoholic At 19, Legler broke the Olympic freestyle swimming record. But she was also an alcoholic and drug dealer who had suffered years of abuse from her trainers. She is surprised she is still alive, she saysOne day, when she was a teenager, Casey Legler woke up with a hangover, then jumped into a pool and...
2019-09-12, 13:00

Alex Cameron, Jemima Kirke and the behaviour of men: 'I can't get away from writing about it' The Australian artist has been under fire for his ironic personas but his new album is a left-turn, and a ‘gift’ to the actor he wrote it for “No matter how hard I try, I can’t get away from writing about the behaviour of men,” Alex Cameron says.The Australian singer is in a hotel room in Salt Lake ...
2019-09-12, 13:00

Why is Joe Biden leading the polls? Because electability is a real thing | Lloyd Green The former vice-president is a mainstream economic liberal, not a wild-eyed would-be revolutionary, and that’s reassuring in a Trumpian worldJoe Biden sits squarely atop an unwieldy Democratic presidential field, and is the only challenger who appears comfortably competitive when paired against Dona...
2019-09-12, 13:00

Adaptation isn’t enough. We’ve got to throw everything at the climate crisis | Fiona Harvey Jonathan Franzen is the latest figure to preach the gospel of adaptation. But without cutting emissions, it won’t workWhen we’re faced with threats of inundation, our reaction has traditionally been to build walls. Sea-level rises, storms and floods have been held back with solid barriers, seawalls ...
2019-09-12, 13:00

Kenyans who claim UK drove them from their land seek UN inquiry More than 115,000 people allege they were forcibly removed by colonial-era armyThousands of Kenyans who say they were driven from their homes and abused under British colonial rule and subsequently faced hardship and poverty have called on the UN to launch an investigation into their treatment.Briti...
2019-09-12, 13:00

Christopher Anderson's best photograph: Marion breastfeeding, Brooklyn ‘This my partner breastfeeding in our loft, which was one step up from a squat in an area full of painters and sculptors. It’s a luxury condo now’ This image was made in a loft in Brooklyn, New York, where I lived with Marion, my partner and now my wife, and where we started our family. It’s where I...
2019-09-12, 13:00

Egypt's Sisi selects new public prosecutor: sources Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has selected long-time judiciary official Hamada al-Sawy as public prosecutor, judicial sources said on Thursday, the first such appointment since the constitution was amended earlier this year....
2019-09-12, 13:00

Russia raps Netanyahu's Jordan Valley plan before Putin meeting Russia condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to annex the Jordan Valley ahead of a meeting between the Israeli leader and President Vladimir Putin later on Thursday, warning it could sharply increase regional tensions....
2019-09-12, 13:00

| Im eyes breakthrough win as PGA Tour season begins South Korea's Im Sung-jae will make a quick turnaround from his Rookie of the Year campaign when he tees it up in the first event of the PGA Tour's 2019/20 season....
2019-09-12, 13:26

Balloon ban proposal triggers fierce opposition in Germany The head of the Green Party in Lower Saxony has walked back comments on banning balloons for environmental reasons. One lawmaker has accused the state party pushing away voters with "ecological radicalization."...
2019-09-12, 13:26

Water shortages pose growing risk to global stability Climate change has increased global water security issues and made society more vulnerable to natural disasters, according to a new report. International efforts are necessary to curb the most devastating effects....
2019-09-12, 13:26

Brexit: UK government publishes worst-case scenario for no-deal Britain could face massive disruptions to its food supply, financial services and cross-channel traffic in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to government projections. And public disorder is likely to follow....
2019-09-12, 13:26

France: Macron ally investigated over financial misconduct Minister and French National Assembly President Richard Ferrand was questioned on Wednesday over financial misconduct allegations. This comes as President Macron launches his ethical standards bill in parliament....
2019-09-12, 13:26

Carmakers need SUVs more urgently than we do It took social and political pressure to get the automotive industry to develop more climate friendly cars. Ironically SUVs have become an essential part of carmakers' efforts to turn green....
2019-09-12, 13:26

Meet the locals: the biggest London models of the moment This season's biggest international catwalk names all call the capital home. Meet fashion's fresh faces AWENG CHUOL, JESS MAYBURY, JESS COLE and LUCAN GILLESPIE, photographed in and around their London neighbourhoods...
2019-09-12, 13:26

BAT stubs out 2,300 jobs as new CEO tackles tobacco sector changes British American Tobacco plans to lay off 4% of its workforce, including a fifth of senior managers, as recently-promoted chief executive Jack Bowles grapples with challenges to the group's legacy products and health fears over vaping....
2019-09-12, 13:26

Murray accepts Shanghai wildcard to prolong Asian swing "Former world number one Andy Murray will return to the Shanghai Masters for the first time since 2016 after the Briton was awarded a wildcard for the tournament."...
2019-09-12, 13:52

Messi doubts Barca’s Neymar pursuit, addresses own Nou Camp future "Lionel Messi admitted he is unsure whether Barcelona did all they can to sign Neymar this summer, while the Argentine also insisted he does not want to leave the Nou Camp amid reports he can leave on a free at the end of the season - so long as he\u0027s part of a winning team."...
2019-09-12, 13:52

What it's like to own a superyacht It's a lifestyle most of us can only daydream about -- speeding through crystalline seas on a private floating palace, sipping cocktails with views of islands and open ocean, the sun beating down on the pool deck....
2019-09-12, 14:13

California approves statewide rent control to deal with housing crunch California lawmakers on Wednesday passed a statewide cap on annual rent increases for most tenants, the boldest step yet to address an affordable housing crunch that has helped push people into the streets....
2019-09-12, 14:39

Final body found in California boat fire, Coast Guard issues lithium battery warning Divers on Wednesday recovered the remains of the final victim of a California dive boat fire that killed 34 people, as the U.S. Coast Guard issued a safety bulletin focusing on emergency escape routes, crew training and the charging of lithium-ion batteries....
2019-09-12, 14:39

Supreme Court allows Trump asylum restrictions to take effect, ending 9th Circuit injunctions In a major win for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court issued an order late Wednesday ending all injunctions that had blocked the White House's ban on asylum for anyone trying to enter the U.S. by traveling through a third country, such as Mexico, without seeking protection there....
2019-09-12, 14:39

Trump rally helped swing North Carolina race for Dan Bishop, RNC says President Trump's rally provided the last-minute push needed for Congressman-elect Dan Bishop's  victory in North Carolina on Tuesday, Republican National Committee (RNC) data indicated....
2019-09-12, 14:39

UK memo warned about dossier author’s 'credibility,' Flynn team alleges in explosive filing In a newly unsealed filing in federal court, Michael Flynn's legal team outlined more than 40 records that may contain exculpatory evidence allegedly withheld by the government....
2019-09-12, 14:39

New book focuses on Jackie Kennedy’s years as a reporter “Camera Girl,” an upcoming book on Jacqueline Kennedy’s early years as a columnist, draws on newspaper archives and interviews with friends and colleagues...
2019-09-12, 14:39

Kurdistan readies for post-ISIS future It’s not long ago that Kurdistan was on the brink of accessing the international markets. Then came ISIS, strained relations with Iraq and the challenge of being shackled to a state from which the population wants independence. Is Kurdistan ready to approach world markets again?...
2019-09-12, 15:00

Antonio Brown accuser ‘passed’ lie detector test The personal trainer accusing Antonio Brown of rape said she’s passed a lie detector test backing up her claims and is reportedly ready to present her allegations to the NFL. “The polygraph examination confirmed her completely truthful account that, in June 2017, Brown ejaculated on her without her ...
2019-09-12, 15:00

Macau announces more track tweaks to gain upgraded status for FIA F3 The Macau Grand Prix organiser has revealed more track changes ahead of this year's event, which include additional corners undergoing work to ensure the circuit's homologation status is upgraded...
2019-09-12, 15:00

Ogier and di Grassi headline Extreme E's new driver programme The Extreme E electric off-road SUV racing series has launched a driver's programme to recruit competitors for its first season in 2021, which includes Sebastian Ogier and Lucas di Grassi...
2019-09-12, 15:00

| US teen swimmer sanctioned for buttocks-baring bathing suit A US teen disqualified after winning a swim meet over a school-approved bathing suit that bared too much of her buttocks has been reinstated following an uproar....
2019-09-12, 15:00

| Trump vows to hit Taliban 'harder' than ever as US marks 9/11 President Donald Trump has pledged to hit the Taliban "harder" than ever as America marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that led the country into war in Afghanistan....
2019-09-12, 15:00

Climate Change Isn’t Just a Global Threat—It’s a Public Health Emergency Harry Campbell for TIME There can be no discussion about climate change without a meaningful conversation about public health. As leading health experts have affirmed, the climate crisis is a threat multiplier, particularly for communities suffering from environmental injustice. For example, the Fou...
2019-09-12, 15:26

The U.S. Will Move to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes, Trump Official Says (Bloomberg) –– President Donald Trump called vaping a “problem” and his health secretary said the government would force companies to remove flavored vaping products from the market after reports of hundreds of U.S. cases of a mysterious illness related to e-cigarette devices...
2019-09-12, 15:26

$21 says you don’t have to buy a new iPhone from your carrier Tuesday’s announcement of the iPhone 11 has led AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon to give over their online front doors to Apple’s marketing materials.       ...
2019-09-12, 15:26

Whole Foods, Trader Joe's headline 30 of America’s most popular grocery stores 24/7 Tempo has assembled a list of some of the most popular grocery stores around the country, based on quantity and quality of Yelp reviews.       ...
2019-09-12, 15:26

Kentucky priest chases down man who slipped into parish hall and stole a parishioners purse (WFIE/NBC News) A would-be thief is facing charges after he was chased down and tackled by a priest in Owensboro, Kentucky. Police say 56-year-old Jeffrey Woods slipped into the parish hall at Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church and stole a parishioner’s purse. Father Jean Rene Kalombo says...
2019-09-12, 15:52

Memorial planned for CDO grad & baseball great Chris Duncan TUCSON – Former St. Louis Cardinal, Old Pueblo native and Canyon Del Oro baseball legend Chris Duncan’s memory lives on after he passed away at the age of 38. A Celebration of Life is scheduled for Saturday, September 14, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church (515...
2019-09-12, 15:52

UA’s Tristan Cooper talks about jarring hit on field TUCSON – There’s a fine line between landing a jarring hit on a player and being called for a targeting penalty by referees.  U of A’s Triston Cooper talks about his amazing hit on an NAU player and the risk of a penalty:...
2019-09-12, 15:52

Children of fallen 9/11 heroes preserve their legacy by joining NYCFD NEW YORK (NBC NEWS) – The next generation of the New York City Fire Department is a legacy to those lost on Sept. 11, 2001. The current firefighter training class includes 13 members who are the children of fallen firefighters. That’s the highest number ever. The class includes brother a...
2019-09-12, 15:52

Target hiring seasonal workers NBC NEWS-Target plans to hire 130,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season. That’s up from 120,000 last year. The minimum starting wage is at $13 dollars an hour. Employees will also get a 10 percent discount on store purchases. The first seasonal hiring events are slated for Octo...
2019-09-12, 15:52

How students are learning about 9/11 at Sky Islands High School TUCSON – Wednesday morning, Sky Islands Public High School held a presentation for students to learn more about the history of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Lucas Bogard, a teacher at the school, says he has a very clear memory of exactly where he was on this day. Bogard says, “I ...
2019-09-12, 15:52

Telegram fixed a bug that stored images on recipients’ phones even after you ‘unsent’ them Telegram messenger just fixed a bug that stored a picture you sent via a message even if you ‘unsend’ the message. The vulnerability, discovered by security researcher Dhiraj Mishra, affected the messenger’s last stable version (5.10.0 (1684)) before the update.  Mishra said on his blog the app stor...
2019-09-12, 15:52

Tableau is the must-know tool for data pros. Start learning for $25 Knowing how to turn data into visual representations that an audience can understand is a highly sought after skill, a skill you can master with the training in The Mastering Tableau Certification Bundle. You can get the entire package now for just $25, over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals....
2019-09-12, 15:52

The Tech Innovations We Need to Happen if We’re Going to Survive Climate Change Harry Campbell for TIME In the 1970s, the U.S. Department of Energy poured money into making practical a miraculous technology: the ability to convert sunlight into electricity. Solar energy was a pipe dream, far too expensive and unreliable to be considered a practical power source. But yesterday&r...
2019-09-12, 15:52

The Link's Awakening Remake Is A Complete Graphical Overhaul I thought the original The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening looked great on my Game Boy when I was a kid, but they Game Boy had nothing on the graphical capabilities of the Nintendo Switch. In this side-by-side comparison video showing the Switch and the Game Boy Color versions, you can observe the...
2019-09-12, 15:52

Alexa Answers is now generally available Alexa Answers, a program that solicits answers to unanswered questions to improve Alexa's knowledge, is now generally available after a monthslong preview.Read More...
2019-09-12, 15:52

Improbable acquires Scavengers developer Midwinter Entertainment Improbable, a maker of online gaming infrastructure technology, has acquired Midwinter Entertainment, a customer and maker of the shooter Scavengers.Read More...
2019-09-12, 15:52

Google Lens now supplies recipes and nutrition advice, starting with Uncle Ben’s products Google Lens, Googles AI-powered search and computer vision tool, now supplies recipes and nutrition advice, starting with Uncle Ben's products.Read More...
2019-09-12, 15:52

Jamel Herring: from the Iraq War to boxing glory ... and West Side Story As a marine, he did two tours of Iraq. As a boxer, he has won a world title. And as an actor, he has impressed Steven SpielbergJamel Herring, a former marine who took up professional boxing and won a world title, found himself on a film set earlier this month, throwing combinations for a scene in St...
2019-09-12, 15:52

UK's Duchess Meghan returns to work to launch new charity fashion range Britain's Duchess Meghan returned to work on Thursday for the first time following the birth of her first child with husband Prince Harry to launch a new fashion range whose sales will help a charity supporting unemployed women....
2019-09-12, 15:52

British lawmakers release documents that warn of Brexit consequences As one of its last acts before it was suspended, British Parliament voted to order the release of documents that detail what could happen if the nation departs the European Union without an agreement....
2019-09-12, 15:52

The cheapest Google Home prices in September 2019: the best Home Mini, Hub and Max deals Google Home prices fall on multiple occasions throughout the year on a range of its devices. That's what our dedicated price comparison technology is here to help you with. You're at the best (constantly updated) page to find the latest Google Home, Google Home Mini, Google Home Hub (recen...
2019-09-12, 16:13

Google Chrome could stop your phone timing out while you’re browsing A future Google Chrome update could let websites prevent your phone's screen from powering down automatically.Chrome already prevents power-saving options kicking in if you're streaming video from a site like YouTube or Netflix, but according to a report by BleepingComputer, it's poss...
2019-09-12, 16:13

Free smartwatch and big savings: now is the time to get Samsung Galaxy S10 deals It's one of the best phones currently on the market and, if it's a purchase you've been mulling over recently, now is the time to commit and invest in Samsung Galaxy S10 deals. That's because there's a a host of tempting offers currently at your disposal.Until just a fe...
2019-09-12, 16:13

Huawei Mate 30 Pro release date, news, price, specs and leaks The Huawei Mate 30 and Huawei Mate 30 Pro are set to be introduced on September 19 at an event in Germany where we'll be sure to learn all about the next phablet devices from the Chinese manufacturer.There's still a lot of uncertainty around the company's future business in the US. Go...
2019-09-12, 16:13

Analysis: Why everyone could have to pay for Apple CarPlay in future Click to subscribe: software charges are set to become the norm Era of free-to-use in-car software is coming to a close as paid-for downloads roll out A year has passed since BMW released what it called OS7 – the seventh iteration of its iDrive infotainment system – but the first customers are no...
2019-09-12, 16:13

Watch: U.S. Open tennis champ Bianca Andreescu shocked while holding NBA Finals trophy New U.S. Open women's tennis champion Bianca Andreescu was stunned when presented with a chance to hold the NBA's Larry O'Brien trophy -- won by the Toronto Raptors in June -- during a TV appearance in Canada....
2019-09-12, 16:13

NCAA: California SB 206 will 'upend balance' in college sports The National Collegiate Athletic Association warned California Gov. Gavin Newsom that the "essential element of fairness and equal treatment" in college sports would be erased if he signs into law legislation that will a...
2019-09-12, 16:13

$560K worth of fake NBA championship rings seized at Los Angeles airport U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized a wooden box containing 28 fake NBA championship rings during an inspection at Los Angeles International Airport....
2019-09-12, 16:13

'Ring Fit Adventure' is a Switch RPG that makes you work out Remember that weird ring peripheral that Nintendo teased last week? Well, the house of Mario has finally revealed what it's for -- a brand new Switch game called Ring Fit Adventure. In this fitness-focused title, you'll be moving the ring and a leg s......
2019-09-12, 16:39

Walmart takes its $98 Delivery Unlimited service nationwide Walmart began trialling its Delivery Unlimited service -- its grocery-based take on Amazon Prime -- at select locations earlier this year. Now, the company is rolling it out to a further 1,400 stores across all 200 metro areas where regular grocery d......
2019-09-12, 16:39

Whoopi Goldberg will star in CBS All Access series 'The Stand' One of the shows that's coming to CBS All Access is a 10-episode adaptation of Stephen King's apocalyptic novel The Stand, and it has recently found its Mother Abagail in Whoopi Goldberg. CBS has confirmed the talk show host's casting as the self-pro......
2019-09-12, 16:39

Alison Cheek, Pioneering Episcopal Priest, Is Dead at 92 In a controversial 1974 ceremony, she and 10 other women became priests. Then she became the first to celebrate the Eucharist in an Episcopal church....
2019-09-12, 16:39

Big Little Lies Fans Can Finally Watch Reese Witherspoon Throw Ice Cream at Meryl Streep Remember when Reese Witherspoon was photographed throwing an ice cream cone at her Big Little Lies co-star Meryl Streep? Fans couldn't wait to see the whole thing go down on the HBO hit. Even......
2019-09-12, 16:39

Flashback! See Kim Kardashian, Kristen Bell & More Stars at 2009 Fashion Week From the premiere of Twilight to Kim Kardashian's romance with Reggie Bush, 2009 was filled with some unforgettable moments. And who could forget the fashion? Platform shoes, neon......
2019-09-12, 16:39

Merkel offers to help German automakers with ‘Herculean task’ While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fueled by renewable power....
2019-09-12, 16:39

Trump ban on asylum seeker approved by Supreme Court The Supreme Court has allowed the enforcement of a controversial measure that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the US....
2019-09-12, 16:39

Apple hits 11-month highs after its latest keynote reveals competitive streaming pricing and a new iPhone lineup (AAPL) Apple Apple shares jumped as much as 2.7% Wednesday, hitting 11-month intraday highs, after the company revealed updated iPhones, Apple Watches, and iPads at its latest fall keynote. The company also announced its TV+ streaming service will cost $4.99 per month. The price falls under Disney and Net...
2019-09-12, 17:00

Golf homes are making a comeback in the US by resorting to the same tactic luxury apartment buildings are leaning into: a wide and wild array of amenities FloridaStock/Shutterstock Golf homes are making a comeback, the president of Sotheby's International Realty told The New York Times. These homes are evolving to offer lavish amenities unrelated to golfing, like casinos and horseback riding, he said. A similar technique can be seen among luxury apar...
2019-09-12, 17:00

34 surreal photos that take you inside Burning Man 2019, the world-famous event in the Nevada desert Theresa Christine Whether you're wandering to theme camps and art installations or exploring the open desert, there's always something to see or do at Burning Man. This year featured new and exciting art, like an enormous inflatable elephant and a giant, climbable upside-down ice-cream cone. Other ...
2019-09-12, 17:00

11 of the best credit card offers in September, from up to 60,000 Southwest points to the best rewards card for beginners Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Signing up for a rewards credit card and earning its welcome bonus is one of the easiest ways to earn a ton of points, miles, or cash back. While some credit card bonuses stay largely the same, others increase from time to time. Pay extra attention to these limited-ti...
2019-09-12, 17:00

Next Generation Honda City Spotted Testing For The First Time In India The Honda City is one of the best-sellers for the Japanese automaker and manufacturer is developing the next generation version of the popular sedan. Spy shots of the 2020 Honda City emerged for the......
2019-09-12, 17:00

FADA Asks SIAM To Calculate OEM Market Share Based On Retail Numbers The Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) has announced sending a letter to the Society of India Automotive Manufacturers (SIAM), asking it to upgrade Auto OEM's market share......
2019-09-12, 17:00

Why Your Next Car Should Be a Smart Hybrid Smart Hybrid from Maruti Suzuki is an excellent choice for new car owners. Smart hybrid cars offer better fuel efficiency, increase in performance, reduced emissions and excellent driveability....
2019-09-12, 17:00

Toyota Tests Solar-Powered Prius In Quest For Plugless Electric Car Inspired by new ultra-thin solar panels developed for satellites, a project led by Toyota Motor Corp is experimenting with a sun-powered Prius that it hopes will one day require no plugging in. In the......
2019-09-12, 17:00

Tata Harrier Now Available With 5-Year Extended Warranty The package covers important maintenance services of the critical parts such as the engine and engine management system, air conditioning system, transmission system and gear box, fuel system and fuel......
2019-09-12, 17:00

'Climate killer' protester rushes Merkel's stage at Frankfurt car show A climate change protester was bundled away by security staff on Thursday after he tried to rush across a stage where German Chancellor Angela Merkel was inspecting a new electric vehicle at Frankfurt's IAA car show....
2019-09-12, 17:00

Mexico rejects Supreme Court ruling on migration, wants no tensions with U.S. Mexico's government on Thursday said it disagreed with a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court which granted a request by the Trump administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border....
2019-09-12, 17:00

Northern Irish 'no-deal' Brexit challenge dismissed in court Belfast's High Court dismissed on Thursday a case arguing that a British exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement would contravene Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord....
2019-09-12, 17:00

Luxembourg PM sees no grounds for Brexit extension for now Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said on Thursday that there were currently no grounds for the bloc to agree to delay Brexit again should Britain request an extension....
2019-09-12, 17:00

Can a 4,815-Mile Wall of Trees Help Curb Climate Change in Africa? The seedlings are ready. One hundred and fifty thousand shoots of drought-resistant acacia, hardy baobab and Moringa spill out of their black plastic casings. The ground has been prepared with scores of kilometer-long furrows leading to a horizon studded with skeletal thorn trees. It’s early A...
2019-09-12, 17:00

The release date for Netflix’s epic ‘Game of Thrones’ rival might have just leaked We’ve told you for a while now that Netflix will launch its own Game of Thrones alternative in late 2019. The Witcher is easily one of the most exciting Thrones rivals that will premiere this year. Only Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV series might have a better chance of becoming the next ...
2019-09-12, 17:00

Disney+ is available free of charge right now, but only in one country Disney’s streaming subscription won’t be available for another two months, with November 12th marking the official launch of the Disney+ platform. However, if you happen to be in the Netherlands right now, you’ll be able to test it free of charge until it launches, as Disney has be...
2019-09-12, 17:00

Americana Awards 2019: A complete list of winners Here's who brought home hardware from the 18th annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony held in Nashville.        ...
2019-09-12, 17:26

Sister controlled our mother, say brothers cut out of £1 million will Three brothers who were cut out of their mother's £1million will are suing their sister, claiming she "lied" to make sure the inheritance came to her....
2019-09-12, 17:26

Maybe the Worst Possible Way for Trump to Fight Homelessness Donald Trump has recently set his sights on fighting homelessness in California: a worthy goal for any executive, but one that Trump appears to be pursuing with his typical brand of hairbrained callousness that makes it almost certain that the vulnerable people on California’s streets won’t benefit....
2019-09-12, 17:26

"Thankful" The Joke Is Not On Me: Smriti Irani's Thursday Thoughts If life was a big game of 'Caption This', Union Minister Smriti Irani would be winning. In a departure from her usual memes on weekday blues, Ms Irani took to Instagram today to share a picture which......
2019-09-12, 17:26

Tamil Nadu Granny Serving 1-Rupee Idlis Gets Government Support Kamalathal, an 80-year-old from Vadivelampalayam in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore district, has been issued an LPG connection by Bharat Gas after Anand Mahindra tweeted her video....
2019-09-12, 17:26

Don Lemon jests that the 'very, very intense' Chris Cuomo eats 'steroids and tequila' Don Lemon kidded on Tuesday night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" that his network colleague Chris Cuomo had a rather interesting diet.        ...
2019-09-12, 17:26

Nearly half of stock pickers beat their passive peers over the last year Forty-eight percent of active U.S. stock funds outperformed their passive peers over the 12 months through June, up from 37% year-over-year, according to Morningstar....
2019-09-12, 17:52

For Poison-Dart Frogs, Markings Matter When It Comes to Survival An experiment found that white-striped frogs were less effective at scaring off predators than frogs with yellow stripes. Yet both populations are thriving....
2019-09-12, 17:52

Serbia beats Team USA in World Cup Serbia beat Team USA 94-89 in a consolation game at the FIBA World Cup in China on Thursday, continuing a spiral that will conclude Saturday with no better than a seventh-place finish in the tournament....
2019-09-12, 17:52

Clijsters sets sights on 2020 comeback after seven-year absence Four-times Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters plans to come out of retirement after a seven-year hiatus, returning to the WTA Tour in 2020, the 36-year-old Belgian said on Thursday....
2019-09-12, 17:52

Athletics- Semenya to receive gold medal from 2011 world championships Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya will be officially awarded her gold medal from the 2011 world athletics championships at this year’s edition in Doha, but will not be there to receive it....
2019-09-12, 17:52

Gay 'chemsex' is fuelling urban HIV epidemics, AIDS experts warn A surge in "chemsex" parties, where people spend days getting high on drugs and having sex with scores of partners, is re-fuelling epidemics of HIV among gay men in European towns and cities, doctors say....
2019-09-12, 17:52

'Walking through Walls' exhibition explores divisive borders The exhibition at the Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. It deals with segregation and divisive ideologies — which the world is still filled with....
2019-09-12, 17:52

Amazon asks users for help with Alexa questions it can’t answer Every once in a while, an Amazon customer asks Alexa a question she can't answer. Now, Amazon thinks it has a solution. Today, it opened its Alexa Answers program to the public. According to a Fast Company exclusive, the new crowdsourcing platform wi......
2019-09-12, 17:52

European Central Bank cuts interest rates for first time since 2016 The European Central Bank (ECB) has cut interest rates for the first time since 2016, while introducing a sweeping stimulus package in an attempt to kick-start a lacklustre eurozone economy and stave off recession....
2019-09-12, 18:13

Woman falls into ‘semi-coma’ after using mercury-tainted face cream A woman from Sacramento is now in what is being described as a “semi-comatose state” after experiencing a severe reaction to skin cream that was tainted with mercury. The product, which was reportedly imported from Mexico, was apparently contaminated at some point during the distribution...
2019-09-12, 18:13

For Poison Dart Frogs, Markings Matter When It Comes to Survival An experiment found that white-striped frogs were less effective at scaring off predators than frogs with yellow stripes. Yet both populations are thriving....
2019-09-12, 18:13

Tesla Didn't Have Laguna Seca Officiate Its Alleged Record Model S Lap Time: Report After making a bunch of noise on Twitter about taking the Tesla Model S to the German Nürburgring after the Porsche Taycan set a record there, Tesla instead claimed it set a record time for a sedan around Laguna Seca. The only problem is the track reportedly did not officiate it, so their time didn’...
2019-09-12, 18:13

Inside Bora - 'Anxiety kicking in' ahead of Stage 18 "We go \u0027Inside Bora\u0027 before Stage 18 with Felix Großschartner and Sam Bennett eating breakfast before their next demanding action at La Vuelta."...
2019-09-12, 18:39

New E.U. Chief Accused of Echoing Far-Right Rhetoric on Migration Ursula von der Leyen is under pressure to ditch the title “vice president for protecting our European way of life” for the person in charge of migration policy....
2019-09-12, 18:39

For some Marines, intramural softball championship at Nats Park is ‘like a dream come true’ The Finance Team from Marine Corps Base Quantico will play the Marine Band Team from Marine Barracks Washington after the Nats-Braves game on Saturday....
2019-09-12, 18:39

Where to Binge on Beethoven in Vienna The essential sites to learn about the life, times and heartbreaks of the great composer, from relic-filled apartments to grand palaces to the concert halls where you’ll ‘feel the music under your skin.’ Plus: Next year’s Beethoven-mania....
2019-09-12, 18:39

Decorating with Color: A 4-Step Guide Can’t settle on a color scheme for your home or even a room? An expert outlines a step-by-step process for identifying—and decorating with—the hues that make you happy....
2019-09-12, 18:39

Law firm Weil Gotshal bans longtime client from its cafeteria An unusually cozy relationship between white-shoe law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges and one of its longtime clients has soured — and cafeteria privileges have been revoked. “Weil informed us late yesterday that it has revoked our cafeteria privileges,” Andrew Purdy, executive director at prestigious in...
2019-09-12, 18:39

Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim opens up about fatal car crash Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim opened up about the fatal car crash that left a 51-year-old man dead in upstate New York earlier this year....
2019-09-12, 19:00

Jacksonville Jaguars' Gardner Minshew and his interesting persona take center stage The Jacksonville Jaguars are set to start Gardner Minshew II at quarterback in place of Nick Foles who is out indefinitely due to a broken clavicle he suffered in Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs....
2019-09-12, 19:00

Bahamas' count of missing people post-Dorian drops to 1,300: official The Bahamian government now believes there are 1,300 people missing after Hurricane Dorian plowed into the islands, a sharp decline from the 2,500 listed on the missing registry a day earlier, a government spokesman said on Thursday....
2019-09-12, 19:00

Years after nun's murder, church activists face threats in lawless Amazon Fourteen years ago, on a dirt road near a remote settlement in northern Brazil, a gunman paid by local cattle ranchers executed a U.S. nun who had spent much of her life fighting to save the Amazon rainforest and advocating for the rural poor....
2019-09-12, 19:00

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone near Bahamas An area of disturbed weather over the central and southeastern Bahamas has a 70% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday....
2019-09-12, 19:00

Concrete steps? For China cement giants, monster carbon footprint smothers climate goals At its massive Baimashan plant near the Yangtze river in eastern China, cement giant Anhui Conch has invested the best part of $10 million in new equipment to capture and store climate-warming greenhouse gas produced by its kilns....
2019-09-12, 19:00

PlayStation insists the ‘X’ button is really called ‘Cross’ PlayStation is really in the crosshairs of this fierce debate. The gaming company’s UK Twitter account has revealed that the controller’s X button is officially called “Cross,” not “X.” And the announcement has gamers in a tizzy. “If Cross is called ‘X...
2019-09-12, 19:00

Germany: Justice minister vows to ban 'disgusting' practice of upskirting Loopholes in Germany's penal code allow upskirting — the act of secretly taking images under a person's clothes without consent — to go unpunished. The movement against upskirting is picking up steam across Europe....
2019-09-12, 19:00

Justify drug test cover-up deals immense blow to US horse racing Failed test could have kept horse out of subsequent racesNew York Times said racing board moved to drop doping caseHaving spent the first six months of the year under intense media scrutiny as 30 horses died either racing or training at Santa Anita, US racing suffered another immense blow to its rep...
2019-09-12, 19:00

Kick It Out appoints former lawyer Sanjay Bhandari as new chair • ‘Lifelong football fan’ succeeds Lord Herman Ouseley• Bhandari says he feels honoured to take the jobSanjay Bhandari has been appointed chair of Kick It Out, succeeding the anti-discrimination body’s founder, Lord Herman Ouseley.Bhandari has been a member of the Premier League’s equality standard ...
2019-09-12, 19:00

Govt urged to crack down on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players rack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold to children, according to a damning new report....
2019-09-12, 19:00

Opinion: The cover-up for Triple Crown winner Justify looks shameful, no matter how it's framed Justify's 2018 Triple Crown victory is tainted by a concealed drug test and shows that thoroughbred racing cannot be trusted to police itself.       ...
2019-09-12, 19:26

New York Mets wear special 9/11-themed cleats vs. Diamondbacks Rookie Pete Alonso helped organize specially made red, white and blue cleats for all Mets players for their Sept. 11 game vs. Diamondbacks.       ...
2019-09-12, 19:26

Inter chairman Zhang defends his fans amid racism debate Inter Milan chairman Steven Zhang defended his club's fans after some of them published a letter on social media in support of the rival fans who racially abused striker Romelu Lukaku at a game       ...
2019-09-12, 19:26

| WATCH | Stampede at Mugabe viewing causes several injuries - reports Several people have been injured during a stampede at the viewing of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe at the Rufaro Stadium according to reports....
2019-09-12, 19:26

P Chidambaram Asks For Bail, Wants To Surrender In Separate INX Cases Former finance minister P Chidambaram, who is in Tihar jail, appealed to the Delhi High Court and a trial court on Thursday in connection with corruption and money laundering cases arising out of the......
2019-09-12, 19:26

N.F.L. Settles Lengthy Fight with Insurance Companies Over Concussions The league’s insurers had claimed they did not have to pay for the concussion settlement with players because the N.F.L. had not disclosed the dangers of the game....
2019-09-12, 19:52

Pilot Spills Coffee, Forces Emergency Landing Of Plane With 326 People A commercial flight with 326 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing when hot coffee was accidentally spilled over the cockpit control panel over the Atlantic ocean, according to a......
2019-09-12, 19:52

Saudi Princess Gets Suspended Jail For Getting "Plumber Beaten Up" A French court on Thursday handed a 10-month suspended sentence to a sister of the Saudi crown prince over the beating of a workman at a luxury residence in Paris in 2016....
2019-09-12, 19:52

Robert Mugabe's Family, Zimbabwe Wrangle Over Burial At National Monument Zimbabwe ex-president Robert Mugabe's family and the government appeared to be deadlocked on Thursday over his final resting place after relatives snubbed a plan for him to be buried at a national......
2019-09-12, 19:52

ECB's Draghi faced pushback from heavyweights on new bond buys: sources European Central Bank President Mario Draghi faced pushback from the representatives of Germany and France as well as at least one of his own board members on Thursday when he pushed for resuming the ECB's bond-buying program, three sources told Reuters....
2019-09-12, 19:52

U.S. flags Huawei 5G network security concerns to Gulf allies The United States has raised its concerns with Gulf allies over a possible security risk in using Huawei's technology for their 5G mobile infrastructure, U.S. officials said on Thursday....
2019-09-12, 19:52

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers become, and enjoy the benefits of being, employees....
2019-09-12, 19:52

Antibiotic use before cancer treatment cuts survival time – study Patients live longer if they do not take antibiotics in month before immunotherapyTaking antibiotics in the month before starting immunotherapy dramatically reduces a cancer patient’s chances of survival, according to a small but groundbreaking study.Scientists at Imperial College London believe ant...
2019-09-12, 19:52

K2-18b: every habitable planet surely has life | Letter As a new world with life-sustaining qualities is discovered, Prof Chandra Wickramasinghe discusses the likelihood that life has taken rootYour report that water vapour, perhaps even rain, has been detected in a planet in the so-called Goldilocks zone of a distant star is of no surprise because water...
2019-09-12, 19:52

Johnson denies lying to the queen The embattled British prime minister was asked about a Scottish high court opinion on Wednesday that found his request to suspend parliament was “unlawful.”...
2019-09-12, 20:13

Inspired By Super 30, Odisha Tea-Seller Helps Poor Students Crack NEET A noble initiative in Odisha akin to famed Super 30 experiment of the mathematician Anand Kumar, is giving wings to wards of humble vegetable sellers, fishermen and marginal farmers to crack the NEET......
2019-09-12, 20:13

Zomato Layoffs Erase Rs 2,600 Crore From India's Info Edge Info Edge shares, which rose 1% on September 9, have since fallen 10% as investors saw the layoffs as a sign the slowdown in consumption is spreading....
2019-09-12, 20:13

Ashes 2019: England waste glorious chance as Mitchell Marsh stars on day one of final Test There has been a sense all summer that if Pat Cummins don't get you, Josh Hazlewood will. If they don't, there's always James Pattinson or Mitchell Starc or even Peter Siddle. No real indignity to any of it, just a great battery of quicks who have taken Australia to Ashes retention....
2019-09-12, 20:13

Luka Modric out for two to three weeks as Real Madrid suffer yet another injury Real Madrid have problems in midfield ahead of a busy period of games after Luka Modric was the latest player to be ruled out with an injury on Thursday....
2019-09-12, 20:13

Kate Middleton just rocked a $2,000 floral Emilia Wickstead dress. Here are 12 of her best floral looks, ranked by price REUTERS The Duchess of Cambridge wore a $2,000 floral print dress to her latest royal engagement. The powder blue and pink Emilia Wickstead dress has since sold out online. Royal fans may recognize the dress, and that's because Kate Middleton has worn similar styles in the past. Insider has rounde...
2019-09-12, 20:13

Here are the 16 American products China just exempted from tariffs AP China said Wednesday it would temporarily shield a small number of American products from tariffs. That came days before officials were scheduled to meet for trade negotiations. The exemptions announced Wednesday included animal feed ingredients, cancer medication and chemicals. Visit the Market...
2019-09-12, 20:13

Gucci goes carbon neutral in bid to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral company.Gucci outlined its strategy on Thursday, whic...
2019-09-12, 20:39

Sam Darnold’s mono puts Jets’ season on brink of implosion Here are a few quick thoughts on the news that Jets quarterback Sam Darnold has mononucleosis and will miss Monday’s game against the Browns — and likely several more weeks after that. 1. It is not an overreaction to wonder if any hopes the Jets had of contending this season are over. It sound...
2019-09-12, 20:39

‘Teaching moments:’ Yankees trying to stay positive with Clint Frazier DETROIT — Clint Frazier was set to be back in left field before Wednesday’s rainout despite a pair of bad throws — and decisions — in Tuesday’s loss when he twice missed the cutoff man. The plays came back to haunt the Yankees in a one-run loss. “He flashed what he’s capable of when he......
2019-09-12, 20:39

Sharpiegate: Democrats Launch Probe Into Whether Team Trump Worked to Muddy Hurricane Facts Donald Trump wouldn’t let Sharpiegate go when he kept insisting that Alabama was in grave danger from Hurricane Dorian, and now, neither will the Democrats....
2019-09-12, 20:39

Trump Administration Reportedly Won’t Offer Temporary Protected Status to Bahamians Displaced by Hurricane Dorian Looks like Donald Trump’s fears of “very bad people” when it comes to Bahamians devastated by Hurricane Dorian may have killed any hope that the U.S. would do the right thing offer temporary protected status to people who’ve lost so much in the storm....
2019-09-12, 20:39

A Sleepy Giant Seal Helped Foil an International Drug Smuggling Operation in Australia Australian police have thwarted a billion-dollar international drug smuggling operation — reportedly with the help of a giant seal. An international investigation into the drug gang reached its climax last week after an abandoned yacht was found on the shoreline of Stick Island, off the coast ...
2019-09-12, 20:39

Angelina Jolie: Climate Change Is Already Displacing Millions of People. It’s Our Responsibility to Help Them The technological sophistication of modern life masks a simple reality: we all need oxygen, water and food to survive. But the divide between those who have the resources they need to exist and those who don’t only continues to grow. And with the growing specter of climate change, people who l...
2019-09-12, 20:39

Israel blamed for spy devices found near White House Israel was most likely responsible for the cellphone surveillance devices that were found near the White House and other sensitive areas around Washington, D.C., last year, according to former U.S. government officials....
2019-09-12, 20:39

Trudeau Liberals promise to expand first-time homebuyers program if elected The Liberal leader is promising more help for first-time homebuyers and a national vacancy tax on homes to help curb foreign speculation in the housing market if elected....
2019-09-12, 20:39

'Hustlers' works overtime, as strippers turn to crime "Hustlers" incorporates a lot of powerful themes, with women using their sexuality to fleece men, in the process striking a blow for the working class against Wall Street fat cats. At its core, though, is a solid caper movie rooted in the challenges associated with running any criminal enterprise --...
2019-09-12, 20:39

Daniel Johnston, indie singer-songwriter, dies at 58 Daniel Johnston, an eccentric singer-songwriter and advocate for mental health awareness who developed a strong following among other artists like Kurt Cobain and Tom Waits, died early Wednesday morning at his home outside of Houston, Texas according to Tom Gimbel, Johnston's manager of over 25 year...
2019-09-12, 20:39

House votes to ban drilling in Arctic wildlife refuge, reversing part of GOP tax bill The House approved a bill Thursday barring drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a measure that would reverse a change in the 2017 Republican tax bill that repealed a long-time ban on energy development there....
2019-09-12, 21:00

Daily on Energy: GOP climate hawks Rooney and Graves face off on offshore drilling Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-09-12, 21:00

CNN analyst's baby gets liver transplant A CNN commentator's 8-month-old baby is on the road to recovery after receiving a liver transplant less than two weeks ago at Duke University Hospital....
2019-09-12, 21:00

El Paso shooting: Prosecutor wants death penalty The man accused of opening fire in an El Paso, Texas, Walmart, killing 22 people and wounding several others, has been indicted on a capital murder charge, the El Paso County District Attorney's Office said following the grand jury's Thursday decision....
2019-09-12, 21:00

Trump administration gave OK to import lion trophy A lion trophy from Tanzania has been approved for import to the US, the first such case since lions began receiving protections in January 2016 as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, a conservation group says....
2019-09-12, 21:00

Angelina Jolie Is Back as Maleficent. Her Wings Are, Too. Angelina Jolie has a new mission and a new wardrobe in “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”. The movie’s costume designer explains how the original film and the follow-up led to these looks....
2019-09-12, 21:00

1,300 people are listed as missing nearly 2 weeks after Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas The number of missing in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian has dropped significantly, to 1,300, providing a bit of rare good news in one of the nastiest storms the archipelago has ever faced....
2019-09-12, 21:26

Avengers: Endgame's Most Important Hero Was Not a CGI Effect In a movie like Avengers: Endgame, you’re dealing in worlds, characters, and costumes that are all built from visual effects, to the point where even the office building from the Captain America vs. Captain America fight was all-digital. Sometimes, it’s nice to celebrate the moments that were real. ...
2019-09-12, 21:26

Huawei Considering Licensing All of Its 5G Patents in Effort to Avoid Ban in the West With a ban that will effectively prevent Huawei from doing business with U.S. companies set to go into effect in November, it seems Huawei has come up with an idea that could potentially allow it to maintain a foothold in western markets: a one-time licensing deal that would give a buyer unlimited ...
2019-09-12, 21:26

Galaxy Note 10 Review: A Smaller Note Makes For Better Handling When Samsung announced the arrival of two versions of its latest Galaxy Note—the 6.3-inch Note 10 and the 6.8-inch Note 10+—it signaled a small departure from previous years. In spirit, the Galaxy Note 10+ is the true successor to Samsung’s iconic big-screen phone line, while the standard Note 10 se...
2019-09-12, 21:26

A Beautiful Tribute: This Woman Is Using An American Flag-Themed Disposable Napkin In Honor Of Her Country There are few things more beautiful than celebrating our incredible country—the land of the free and the home of the brave—and this amazing American has found a wonderful way to do just that: She is using a flag-themed disposable napkin in honor of the United States of America....
2019-09-12, 21:26

UK Parliament: Ban all loot boxes until evidence proves they’re safe for kids Enlarge / UK Parliament sends a clear signal: loot boxes in series like FIFA are on notice. (credit: EA / Machkovech) UK Parliament published a wide-ranging inquiry on Thursday looking into the rise of "immersive and addictive technologies" and what the British government should do to recognize ma...
2019-09-12, 21:52

CDC says teen vaping surges to more than 1 in 4 high school students More than one in four U.S. high school students use e-cigarettes, as teen vaping hits another record despite efforts to control it, federal data show....
2019-09-12, 21:52

Robert Johnson: I was pitched by vaping startups about 5 years ago, but I passed on investing Despite showing strong business models at the time, the entrepreneur and media mogul says he's glad he decided against putting money into e-cigarette companies....
2019-09-12, 21:52

Ex-FDA chief on vaping: Hooking new generation of kids not worth benefits to addicted adults "The unfortunate thing is these products can be helpful in currently addicted adult smokers" transition from cigarettes to something less harmful, says Dr. Scott Gottlieb....
2019-09-12, 21:52

China Seeks to Narrow U.S. Talks to Break Deadlock Beijing wants to narrow the scope of its negotiations with the U.S. to only trade matters, putting thornier national-security issues on a separate track....
2019-09-12, 21:52

Queen & Slim go on the run in their new trailer “Well, if it isn’t the Black Bonnie and Clyde.” That’s about the most succinct summary you can get for Queen & Slim, Melina Matsoukas and Lena Waithe’s upcoming drama about two very attractive people on an awkward first date that turns into a combustive romance when they’re forced to go on the r...
2019-09-12, 21:52

Turns out Abbey Road and Let It Be weren't meant to be the last albums the Beatles recorded Anyone who’s watched Let It Be, the documentary made from video of the Beatles recording (and arguing about) their final songs together as a four-person group, would assume there was never any way John, Paul, Ringo, and George would be willing—or able—to release another album together. Fans of the b...
2019-09-12, 21:52

Dr. Frankenstein is reborn as a Brooklyn body snatcher in Larry Fessenden’s Depraved Go easy on Larry Fessenden: He’s been re-imagining Frankenstein since well before the recent wave of variations on Mary Shelley’s classic sci-fi/horror tale. Fessenden’s films as a director often revolve around contemporary retellings of classic monsters, from 1991’s No Telling—itself an interpreta...
2019-09-12, 21:52

R.I.P. screenwriter Mardik Martin Mardik Martin, a celebrated screenwriter who frequently collaborated with Martin Scorsese, has died. Per Entertainment Weekly, friend and former WGA West president Howard A. Rodman tweeted after the Armenian Film Society broke the news on Wednesday night: “My friend and colleague Mardik Martin died ...
2019-09-12, 21:52

Trump EPA repeals Obama-era water protections to boost industry The Trump administration on Thursday announced repeal of an Obama-era regulation that had expanded pollution protections for waterways such as wetlands and shallow streams, but that farmers, miners and manufacturers decried as overreach....
2019-09-12, 21:52

'SNL' adds first Asian cast member, 2 more for Season 45 'Saturday Night Live' announced three new cast members for Season 45 including its first Asian cast member, Bowen Yang, plus Chloe Fineman and Shane Gillis. "SNL" returns Saturday, Sept. 28....
2019-09-12, 22:13

Colin Trevorrow directed 'Jurassic World' short premieres Sunday Universal Studios announced Thursday that Colin Trevorrow has directed the short "Battle at Big Rock." It will premiere Sunday on FX following an airing of "Jurassic World."...
2019-09-12, 22:13

United Airlines to turn focus to earnings, margin growth over capacity -president United Airlines Holdings' next Investor Day will be more focused on growing earnings and margin than on adding more seat capacity, President Scott Kirby said at a conference on Thursday....
2019-09-12, 22:13

Cargill exits asset management business with sale of CarVal Investors Cargill Inc has agreed to sell fund manager CarVal Investors, representatives for both companies said on Thursday, marking the commodity trader's exit from the asset management business....
2019-09-12, 22:13

UPDATE 5-Washington, Beijing lay ground for trade deal talks; China buys U.S. soybeans The United States on Thursday welcomed China's renewed purchases of U.S. farm goods while maintaining the threat of U.S. tariff hikes as the world's two largest economies prepared the ground for talks aimed at breaking the logjam in their trade war....
2019-09-12, 22:13

UPDATE 1-Twitter blocks accounts of Raul Castro and Cuban state-run media U.S. social media company Twitter Inc has blocked the accounts of Cuban Communist Party Leader Raul Castro, his daughter Mariela Castro and Cuba's top state-run media outlets, a move the Cuban Union of Journalists denounced as "massive censorship"....
2019-09-12, 22:13

UPDATE 1-UAW official charged with conspiring to embezzle union funds A senior member of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union was arrested on Thursday and charged with conspiring with other union officials to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars in union money as a widening scandal expands just days before the union's contract expires with U.S. automakers....
2019-09-12, 22:13

Woodford listed fund says administrator to cut valuation in another of its holdings Woodford Patient Capital Trust, the listed trust run by under-fire money manager Neil Woodford, said its administrator Link Fund Solutions would cut the valuation of its stake in another of the......
2019-09-12, 22:13

The path to the White House no longer goes through the governors' office Thursday night's presidential debate showcases Democratic diversity, but one notable category won't be represented: Not one governor made the cut....
2019-09-12, 22:39

FIA rules out "kneejerk" kerb changes after "freak" F3 Monza crash The FIA considers Alex Peroni's horrific Formula 3 crash in a Monza Formula 1 support race a "freak" accident and has ruled out "kneejerk" changes to using 'sausage' kerbs...
2019-09-12, 23:00

El Paso shooting suspect indicted on murder charges – live Grand jury in Texas indicts on capital murder charges Patrick Crusius, 21, over deaths of 22 people at Walmart in August – follow liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.46pm BST Here is more from the Associated Press, on the US Supreme Court decision which will allow the Trump a...
2019-09-12, 23:00

Democratic debate: Biden and Warren to offer competing visions for party Ten leading contenders to take stage over three hours in Texas, site of two mass shootings last monthTen top contenders for the Democratic nomination will share a debate stage for the first time in Houston on Thursday night as the primary race intensifies and the field of candidates has started to s...
2019-09-12, 23:00

Twitter blocks accounts of Raúl Castro and Cuban state-run media outlets Mariela Castro and state media journalists were also blocked in move Cuban Union of Journalists called ‘massive censorship’Twitter has blocked the accounts of Cuban Communist party leader Raúl Castro, his daughter Mariela Castro and Cuba’s top state-run media outlets, a move the Cuban Union of Journ...
2019-09-12, 23:00

‘Overwhelming hopelessness’: city says opioids crisis settlement won’t fix things Akron officials say no amount of money will restore families and institutions upended by prescription painkillers like OxyContinThe tentative settlement involving the US opioids crisis and the maker of the narcotic prescription painkiller OxyContin could mean that thousands of local governments will...
2019-09-12, 23:00

Jarrid Wilson: US pastor who ran suicide outreach group takes own life Thirty year old evangelical pastor at Harvest Christian Fellowship had been open about his own mental health struggles Jarrid Wilson, a Southern California pastor who with his wife founded the outreach group “Anthem of Hope” to help people coping with depression and suicidal thoughts, has taken his ...
2019-09-12, 23:00

Hans Abrahamsen: 'You never know how a piece will end up' The song cycle Let Me Tell You, telling the tragic story of Hamlet’s Ophelia, is our choice as the best classical work of the 21st century. Its Danish composer explains its genesisCongratulations on Let Me Tell You being named the greatest classical work of the 21st century. Do you think it’s the be...
2019-09-12, 23:00

'She's got a son': Trump seems to forget he has a son with Melania – video During a press conference about the dangers of vaping, Donald Trump praised his wife Melania for shining light on the health implications for young people. 'That’s how the first lady got involved. She’s got a son,' Trump said. Trump then interjected quickly 'together', as if he had just remembered t...
2019-09-12, 23:00

Thomas Cook in talks about £1bn rescue package Thomas Cook Group is in talks with its lenders to increase the size of a rescue fundraising to £1bn after Britain’s oldest travel agent warned it could face collapse unless it finalises a deal this month....
2019-09-12, 23:00

U.S. Deficit Tops $1 Trillion for First Time in Seven Years The U.S. budget gap widened to more than $1 trillion in the first 11 months of the fiscal year, the first time year-to-date deficits have topped that mark since 2012....
2019-09-12, 23:26

CEOs Urge Senate to Pass Gun Laws Chief executives of dozens of companies ranging from Levi Strauss to Uber sent a letter to members of the Senate, asking them to pass legislation to prevent gun violence....
2019-09-12, 23:26

Bones release a hormone that helps us deal with sudden danger Bones secrete a hormone when we are under threat that activates the fight-or-flight response, suggesting our skeletons are more active that we thought...
2019-09-12, 23:26

Banderas drew on his heart attack for emotions in new film Antonio Banderas says his emotional state from having a heart attack a few years ago influenced his award-winning performance in Pedro Almodóvar’s film “Pain and Glory”...
2019-09-12, 23:26

Most of the robocalls you get aren't coming from AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile numbers Americans received 200 million unwanted calls per day during the first half of the year, according to the report.       ...
2019-09-12, 23:26

YouTube’s PewDiePie pulls $50G pledge to Jewish anti-hate group after apparent backlash from fans Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg is pulling his $50,000 pledge to the Anti-Defamation League after his announcement apparently prompted a backlash from some of his fans....
2019-09-12, 23:52

Skirting U.S. sanctions, Cubans flock to cryptocurrency to shop online, send funds Jason Sanchez, 35, was able to start buying spare parts online last year for his cellphone repair shop in Havana thanks to the advent of cryptocurrency trading in Communist-run Cuba....
2019-09-12, 23:52

Google to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes in France, boosting settlement to 1 billion Google said on Thursday it agreed to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes to French authorities, boosting the total settlement to end a fiscal fraud probe in the country to nearly 1 billion....
2019-09-12, 23:52

Google wins legal battle with German publishers over fee demands Google won a legal battle on Thursday after Europe's top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation....
2019-09-12, 23:52

Bahraini crown prince to visit U.S., meet with Trump Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa will make an official visit to the United States on Monday to meet with President Donald Trump, a White House statement said on Thursday....
2019-09-12, 23:52

Tom Petty’s ex-wife outbid a ‘superfan’ for his childhood home Just a few months after Tom Petty’s childhood home in Gainesville, Fla., hit the market, the buyer has been revealed: the rock star’s ex-wife, Jane Benyo Petty. The 1,300-square-foot house at 1715 NE 6th Terrace sold for $175,000 on July 31 to Benyo Petty, according to property records r...
2019-09-13, 00:13

Colangelo won't forget U.S. World Cup pullouts "You can't help but notice and remember who you thought you were going to war with and who didn't show up,'' USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said about Team USA's final roster for the FIBA World Cup....
2019-09-13, 00:13

Fury's lineal championship: To be the man, you have to beat the man There are numerous boxing organizations and a multitude of world titles in boxing's 17 weight classes. But the lineal championship is enjoying a rebirth in the heavyweight division....
2019-09-13, 00:13

Ben Roethlisberger's complicated quest to be a better leader A season of drama in 2018 and shots from Antonio Brown left many questioning Roethlisberger's leadership. As the Steelers attempt to move on, Big Ben remains while trying to lead a young team....
2019-09-13, 00:13

To brawl or not to brawl: How MMA coaches try to add strategy to the chaos What's it like for MMA coaches to do their best to prepare a fighter for battle, only for the brawler to change the game plan once the Octagon door closes?...
2019-09-13, 00:13

NBA is China's favorite sport, but when will the next Yao Ming arrive? The NBA has become the most popular sport in the most populated country in the world -- China. After a methodical 20-year courting, more than 300 million Chinese fans now play basketball in China, easily surpassing the country's "national" sport, soccer;...
2019-09-13, 00:13

Lisa Kudrow Credits This Friends Co-Star With Helping Her Overcome Struggle Playing Phoebe While Lisa Kudrow nailed her role as Phoebe Buffay on Friends, playing the character wasn't easy for her. So her co-star Matt LeBlanc stepped up to help. The 56-year-old star made her......
2019-09-13, 00:13

Does Ansel Elgort Know How Hot He Is Right Now? Is Ansel Elgort for real or is he trolling us all? Since he rose to fame in the 2014 tear-inducing hit The Fault in Our Stars, Ansel has become one of the most in-demand actors of his......
2019-09-13, 00:13

Millie Bobby Brown Reacts to Criticism After Skincare Tutorial Goes Viral Millie Bobby Brown is learning as she goes. The Stranger Things star took to Instagram on Thursday to address the criticism she received over a nighttime skincare routine......
2019-09-13, 00:13

Kim Kardashian Reveals Her "Embarrassing" Last Google Search Listen, even Kim Kardashian Googles some pretty questionable stuff sometimes. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday......
2019-09-13, 00:13

Ryan Reynolds Has Tricked His Daughters Into Believing He's Spider-Man Are you a parent in need of a good laugh? Look no further than Ryan Reynolds' Twitter feed. The actor has been known to share hilarious nuggets of wisdom and advice on his social......
2019-09-13, 00:13

These Paul Walker Birthday Tributes From Vin Diesel and More Stars Will Leave You In Tears There's no doubt Paul Walker's legacy lives on nearly six years after his sudden death. The Fast & Furious star tragically passed away in November 2013 after his speeding......
2019-09-13, 00:13

Act surprised: iPhone 11 Pro obliterates Note 10+ and every other Android phone in performance tests We’ve now one day away from seeing Apple open up preorders for its next-generation iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max smartphones. The new iPhone lineup was finally unveiled earlier this week, putting an end to all of the leaks and rumors that had been flooding the internet for mo...
2019-09-13, 00:39

Watch the trailer for Amazon's star-studded 'Modern Love' series The 'Modern Love' section of the New York Times has legions of devoted fans and those who rely on it for a regular hate read. The reader-submitted tales of unlikely love connections, lost loves or love gone wrong can often be hit or miss. Amazon Prim......
2019-09-13, 00:39

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2019-09-13, 00:39

Skillz teams up with IGDA to introduce new game makers to game developer chapters Mobile esports company Skillz has joined with the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) to empower game developers by connecting them.Read More...
2019-09-13, 00:39

‘Alert The House GOP.’ After an Artist Printed 62,000 Pages of Hillary Clinton’s Emails, She Showed Up at His Exhibition and Read Through Them After an artist printed out 62,000 pages of Hillary Clinton’s emails as part of an art exhibition titled “HILLARY: The Hillary Clinton Emails” in Venice, Italy, the former Democratic presidential nominee showed up and spent an hour reading them. She even posed for a picture that sh...
2019-09-13, 00:39

Reporters Without Borders honors journalists who fear for their lives Three female journalists, from Malta, Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam have received this year's press freedom prizes awarded by the NGO Reporters Without Borders. Two were not allowed to travel to collect their award....
2019-09-13, 01:00

Germany upskirting: Justice minister to ban 'disgusting' practice Loopholes in Germany's penal code allow upskirting — the act of secretly taking images under a person's clothes without consent — to go unpunished. The movement against upskirting is picking up steam across Europe....
2019-09-13, 01:00

High-Protein Diet: 5 Protein-Rich Nuts And Seeds You Can Have Through The Day Healthy seeds have become a rage in the world of health and nutrition.Here are 5 protein-rich nuts and seeds that you may add to your diet for healthy weight loss...
2019-09-13, 01:00

Analysts: U.S. approach to alliances ‘inadequate’ to restore South Korea, Japan ties The United States may not be in a position to mediate tensions between allies South Korea and Japan because of the views and policies of President Donald Trump, analysts said Thursday....
2019-09-13, 01:00

Jets get some relief with Le’Veon Bell’s MRI results At least the Jets don’t have to worry about a significant injury to their star running back. Quarterback Sam Darnold may be out a while after being diagnosed with mononucleosis, but at least Le’Veon Bell won’t be joining him away from the team. The Jets did get a scare from their big offseason addit...
2019-09-13, 01:00

Josh Ho-Sang his typical candid self at start of Islanders camp Calling this is a make-or-break training camp for Josh Ho-Sang would be sounding like a broken record. This is, after all, the forward’s fifth camp with the Islanders, including the 2015 camp when he was late the first day and promptly returned to his junior club. And if you think the fickle-b...
2019-09-13, 01:00

One of the biggest ‘Avengers: Endgame’ mysteries might’ve just been solved Avengers: Endgame has been out for nearly five months now, but we keep discovering new things about the biggest movie of the year — the fact that Endgame is already available in digital and Blu-ray formats also helped uncover new details about Marvel’s most epic movie to date. But the st...
2019-09-13, 01:00

New Jersey parents sue fertility clinic after mix-up results in daughter having different biological father: reports A New Jersey couple is suing a fertility clinic after claiming that their daughter, who began to develop “Asian features” shortly after birth, was accidentally conceived using the sperm of an unknown donor, reports say. ...
2019-09-13, 01:26

Romney pushes for e-cigarette recall in response to vaping-related lung illnesses The six vaping-related deaths reported across the country have prompted Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah to push for a recall of e-cigarettes, he said in a letter addressed to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday. ...
2019-09-13, 01:26

Massachusetts girl infected with rare mosquito-borne EEE virus gets massive support online More than $100,000 has been raised for a young Massachusetts girl who contracted the potentially deadly mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus earlier this month, according to an online fundraiser in the girl’s name. ...
2019-09-13, 01:26

Trump once thought Taylor Swift was 'fantastic,' but conservatives have cooled on her Swift has begun speaking out in favor of liberal policies and against Republican candidates. Understandably, conservative reception of her has cooled.        ...
2019-09-13, 01:26

PepsiCo will pay you to eat junk food with new cashback rewards Cashing in by cashing back. PepsiCo has jumped on the cashback coaster by launching PepCoin, its first-ever digital cashback rewards program for faithful customers. The conglomerate’s new cashback promotion offers snack and soda enthusiasts the opportunity to “earn cash back anytime you buy bo...
2019-09-13, 01:26

Influencer called out for editing photos gets hired by editing app The old adage “fake it ‘til you make it” has quite literally paid off for one Instagram travel influencer, who has been hired by the photo editing app she controversially used on her pictures....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Summer Debate Recap: How Did the Top Four Candidates Perform Last Time? Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are the leading Democrats in the presidential primary. We take a look back at their debate performances....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Amid Bipartisan Outcry, White House Agrees to Release Ukraine Aid Two lawmakers said the administration would release $250 million, which is intended partly to train and equip Ukrainian forces defending against Russian incursion....
2019-09-13, 01:26

For Military Personnel, Trump’s Turnberry Hotel Is ‘Better Than a Tent’ There is little evidence that stays by military personnel at President Trump’s resort in Scotland are part of a scheme to enrich him. But they have raised ethical and political questions....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Beto O’Rourke Urges Banks to Cut Services for Gun Sales The candidate said he wanted credit card companies and other financial institutions to stop providing services for sales of assault-style weapons, among other measures....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Cops injured in Midtown brawl after teen hit by taxi When police got to the scene at West 52nd Street and Eighth Avenue around 2:30 p.m., the crowd went after the cops and officers used spray to gain control....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Gag order issued in case of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos A Connecticut judge issued a gag order Thursday in the Jennifer Dulos case, barring her estranged husband and lawyers from blabbing to the media. The order applies to prosecutors, Fotis Dulos’ attorney, “as well as their respective associates,” and Fotis himself and his “imme...
2019-09-13, 01:26

| WHO investigating possible unknown illness in Tanzania The World Health Organisation is sending a team to Tanzania to urgently investigate a "rumour" linked to the death of a person over an unknown illness....
2019-09-13, 01:26

New Jersey expected to announce vaping restrictions within weeks Within weeks, New Jersey could become the latest state to restrict e-cigarette use, with the governor on Thursday launching a task force to find ways to curb vaping, linked by U.S. health officials to hundreds of respiratory illnesses and a half-dozen deaths....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Tropical storm warning issued for Bahamas, 1,300 still missing A tropical cyclone was forecast to move across the northwestern Bahamas in the coming days, potentially bringing more rain and wind to islands already reeling from Hurricane Dorian, the U.S. National Hurricane Center warned on Thursday....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Blood, platelets donations needed in wake of Hurricane Dorian TUCSON – With the American Red Cross supporting those impacted by Hurricane Dorian, the organization is encouraging local residents to donate blood or platelets at one of the local blood drives held this month. While people of all blood types are encouraged to donate, officials say Type O and ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

BP arrest man wanted for rape, murder near Nogales TUCSON – U.S. Border Patrol agents recently arrested a Mexican national wanted for rape in Oregon near Nogales. Three men taken into custody by Tucson Sector agents for illegally crossing the United States border after they were found in Nogales. One of the men was identified as Juan Francisco...
2019-09-13, 01:52

Crews rescue stranded kayaker & four-legged friend (KSEE) A California man is happy to be alive after a harrowing swift water rescue in Fresno County last month. Authorities found the 66-year-old man and his dog clinging to a tree in the middle of the San Joaquin River on August 26. The man said he was paddling downstream when a branch hit him in th...
2019-09-13, 01:52

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, unshaken by cancer scare, says she looks forward 'to the challenges ahead' The top court has agreed to review high-profile cases concerning the Second Amendment and LGBT workers' rights in its term beginning in October....
2019-09-13, 01:52

An exclusive bitcoin ETF-like product just hit the market—here's how it works A bitcoin-based fund from VanEck and SolidX is now available to "qualified" investors, and it could be a first step toward the long-awaited prospect of fully tradeable cryptocurrency ETFs, experts say....
2019-09-13, 01:52

150 business leaders call on Congress to take 'common-sense' action on guns The leaders of about 150 companies called on the U.S. Senate to pass gun-control legislation to combat the scourge of mass shootings and gun violence.       ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

These 10 SUVs have the highest towing capacity for 2019 Pickups lack much occupant capacity, so if you need to carry lots of people and tow a heavy trailer, an SUV is your best bet.       ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

Two parachutists were free-falling — then US fighter jets flew below them, report says The jets were unaware they were flying near an active parachute site over Chatteris, nor did air traffic controls warn them ahead, the report says.        ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

Two teenagers arrested over Australian bushfire; firefighters continue to battle at least 50 blazes Two Australian teenagers were charged Wednesday in setting one of the dozens of destructive fires that have raged across the country’s eastern coast since last week as experts warned of potentially dire conditions ahead of this year’s bushfire season....
2019-09-13, 01:52

US Veteran And Avid Hunter Becomes Unlikely Gun Control Advocate An avid hunter and ex-soldier who knows how to handle a weapon, Vic Bencomo has a new preoccupation: tightening gun regulation in the United States, where firearms take tens of thousands of lives a......
2019-09-13, 02:13

Fact vs. fiction in 'The Goldfinch': The real Dutch painting's remarkable, tragic story Nicole Kidman and Ansel Elgort's "The Goldfinch" is centered around a Dutch masterpiece with a real tragic story that rivals the film's fiction.       ...
2019-09-13, 02:13

Is Sous Vide the New Slow Cooker? In ‘Sous Vide: Better Home Cooking,’ chef Hugh Acheson makes an airtight case for the convenience and consistency of a method once limited to restaurant kitchens. These classic fall recipes make it an easy sell...
2019-09-13, 02:13

Bentley Flying Spur Speed seen with plug-in hybrid system Spyshots of Bentley's sportiest Flying Spur show charging flap for hybrid powertrain, likely to be Porsche Panamera-sourced Bentley is believed to be testing an upcoming flagship Speed variant of its new Flying Spur luxury saloon, and new spyshots show it sporting a plug-in hybrid powertrain.  The ...
2019-09-13, 02:13

Napoli vs Liverpool: Uefa seek assurances over Stadio San Paolo after Ancelotti blasts state of dressing rooms Uefa officials have sought assurances from Napoli that their Stadio San Paolo home will be ready in time for next week's Champions League meeting with Liverpool....
2019-09-13, 02:13

France Hardens Position Against Facebook's Libra Currency Europe should block Facebook-backed digital currency Libra and create a public alternative, a senior French official said, staking out a hard line amid broader resistance to the idea from U.S. and international officials....
2019-09-13, 02:13

It's a Fish-Eat-Fish World. Scientists Want to Change That. Farm-raised fish and shrimp eat other wild fish, which is leading to overfishing and damage to marine ecosystems. Insect- and bacteria-based alternatives just might turn the tide....
2019-09-13, 02:13

Brexit makes us question democracy – and so does climate change Beating climate change is for many a “sacred value” that trumps all others – but is it ever legitimate to abandon democratic norms to achieve a goal, asks Graham Lawton...
2019-09-13, 02:39

Hurricane-ravaged Bahamas faces new tropical storm threat The Bahamas may face more hardship as a developing tropical disturbance approaches less than two weeks after Hurricane Dorian hammered the island chain....
2019-09-13, 02:39

Trump administration set to sell leases this year for drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The Trump administration took a final step Thursday toward selling leases for companies to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, releasing a finding that energy development would have minimal environmental impact....
2019-09-13, 02:39

Honda to shift Mexico auto output to newer plant Beginning in early 2020, all local HR-V production will be done at Honda's second Mexican plant, which opened in Celaya, Guanajuato, in 2014 to build the Fit and HR-V....
2019-09-13, 02:39

Nissan CEO's exit hastened by independent directors, report says Outside directors Jenifer Rogers and Keiko Ihara, members of corporate governance committees created in the aftermath of the arrest of former chairman Carlos Ghosn, pushed for Saikawa's departure at a board meeting that went on for several hours....
2019-09-13, 02:39

'Bernie wrote the bill, I read' it: Klobuchar knocks Sanders for plan to eliminate private health insurance Sen. Amy Klobuchar hit Sen. Bernie Sanders on his "Medicare for all" plan during the third Democratic primary debate in Houston saying that while he wrote the bill, she actually read it....
2019-09-13, 03:00

Medicare's finances are full of waste A new report just uncovered millions of dollars in Medicare waste. The report, from the Office of the Inspector General at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, found that the agency paid for some of the same drugs twice, wasting $160 million....
2019-09-13, 03:00

Odell Beckham Jr. claims Jets DC Gregg Williams once told players to 'take me out' of game Odell Beckham Jr. said the Browns need to be on watch for "dirty plays" and "cheap shots" from the Jets' defense and coordinator Gregg Williams.       ...
2019-09-13, 03:00

College Football Week 3 prognostications: Can UCF really get into the Playoff? SportsPulse: Can Jalen Hurts pad his Heisman resume against Chip Kelly and UCLA? Can UCF actually get into the Playoff if they beat Stanford and Pittsburgh? Paul Myerberg provides his prognostications for Week 3.       ...
2019-09-13, 03:00

Trump says people want to work for him because he’s ‘a lot of fun’ A small crowd of people are practically tripping over each other to be the next national security adviser — because “it’s a lot of fun to work with Donald Trump,” the president boasted of himself on Thursday night. “We have 15 candidates,” Trump told reporters of ...
2019-09-13, 03:00

Democratic debate 2019: Andrew Yang to give out $120K to 10 families HOUSTON, TEXAS – Andrew Yang is trying to attract voters using cold hard cash. At Thursday’s Democratic debate Yang announced that he plans to give $120,000 to 10 families over the next 12 months out of his campaign’s coffers. “When you donate money to a presidential campaign what happens? The...
2019-09-13, 03:00

Target brings back Lilly Pulitzer, more big name designers for 20th Anniversary Collection If you missed these items the first time they sold out, you have one more chance with Target's 20th Anniversary Collection of designer collaborations.       ...
2019-09-13, 03:26

Pizza Hut is making a comeback Pizza Hut had struggled to compete against Domino's and Papa John's for the past few years. But that's changing now that the company is about to start its second year as the official pizza sponsor for the National Football League....
2019-09-13, 03:26

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

Microsoft will livestream its October 2 Surface event, suggesting big reveals In late August, we learned Microsoft was planning its next Surface event for October 2nd – although the fact that it was announcing hardware was more of an assumption than an official confirmation. But today Microsoft sent out a second, formal invite to journalists, and it’s now clear the company is...
2019-09-13, 03:52

Quantum physics for regular people: Is reality even real? Everything you assume about the universe, the laws that govern it, and how objective reality works is probably wrong. What goes up doesn’t have to come down, there’s no logical reason why we can’t travel through time, and there’s a pretty good chance that you exist as one of an infinite number of do...
2019-09-13, 03:52

Nintendo debuts Ring Fit Adventure, the Switch’s answer to Wii Fit Nintendo today finally revealed what the heck that ring peripheral it teased last week is all about. Namely, the company’s releasing its Switch version of the Wii Fit, an exercise game called Ring Fit Adventure, which turns that bizarre rubber ring into a whole-body sensor. As most people could prob...
2019-09-13, 03:52

Oh My Lord What a Shockingly Ruthless Attack on Joe Biden The healthcare conversation during Thursday’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate was mostly sour and infuriating. Then Julián Castro blew it all up, and took Joe Biden along with him....
2019-09-13, 03:52

Team USA Embarrasses Itself At FIBA World Cup, Jerry Colangelo Follows Suit Team USA lost its second straight FIBA World Cup game this morning in China, falling 94-89 to Serbia in a fifth-place consolation game, after yesterday’s embarrassing loss to France eliminated the American team from championship contention. Now the team cannot finish higher than seventh place in the...
2019-09-13, 03:52

Toronto film festival 2019: ‘Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator’ movie review Looks like Bikram yoga may not be hot for much longer. Bikram Choudhury, the famous founder of the sweat-soaked practice, has come under fire in the U.S. for sex abuse allegations over the past few years, though his branded technique is still being taught in studios around the country. He’s al...
2019-09-13, 03:52

‘Country Music’ uncovers stars’ surprising backstories, scandals Country music has always been known for its relatable tales of love and loss set against backdrops of hometowns, dive bars and winding roads. But it’s not only the songs that are filled with stories — it’s the singers and songwriters, too. Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and his team spent 8½ ...
2019-09-13, 03:52

It Looks Like Tesla Will Attempt To Set An Absurdly Specific Record At The Ring With A 7-Seat Model S While pretty much all of the recent obsession with setting Nürburgring Ring lap record times and the rivalry between Tesla and Porsche is sort of idiotic genital-measuring, there is one foolproof way to guarantee that a record will be set: make the criteria for the record so specific that pretty muc...
2019-09-13, 03:52

Nick's new Are You Afraid Of The Dark? trailer is here for all your unfulfilled murder-clown needs It’s a spooky-clown-y time in America these days, what with your Its and your Wrinkles running around all over the place, scaring the shit out of children in both murderous and non-murderous contexts. Still, we have to ask: Where are the wholesome murder clowns of our youth? Like the kind you might ...
2019-09-13, 04:13

A sweeping, epic finale displays DuckTales at its best despite a rocky second half to the season The last couple of episodes to DuckTales’ second season had me very worried for this finale, because they were too cluttered, too broad, and too awkwardly structured to get to their point–if they had one. Questionable motivations, disingenuous character beats, funky-executed drama, and narrative hic...
2019-09-13, 04:13

Here Are The Nintendo Switch Lite Accessories You'll Want to Own Before September 20 In just over a week, all those Nintendo Switch Lite pre-orders will be fulfilled and we can all get in on the super portable fun. But before then, let’s talk about all the supplementary gear you’ll need to pick up before your new toy arrives September 20....
2019-09-13, 04:13

It took pretty much zero time for one of SNL's new cast members to get caught using a racial slur God damn that was fast: Just hours after Saturday Night Live announced that it was adding three new cast members to its upcoming 45th season, one of them—stand-up comic Shane Gillis—has already had a video of himself using a racial slur on a podcast resurfaced by the collective power of the internet...
2019-09-13, 04:13

Visiting London? Insiders share tips London has so many incredible choices for travelers that it can get overwhelming. Insiders share their top tips for your visit -- from hotels and restaurants to nightlife and shopping....
2019-09-13, 04:13

Adele Officially Files for Divorce From Simon Konecki Adele is moving on. The 31-year-old British singer filed for divorce from Simon Konecki on Thursday, E! News can confirm. In April 2019, a rep for Adele announced she and her partner of......
2019-09-13, 04:13

Former Indonesian President B.J. Habibie lies in state in Jakarta The state funeral of Indonesia's former President B.J. Habibie on Thursday drew thousands of mourners to Jakarta and was officiated by current President Joko Widodo....
2019-09-13, 04:13

Decision Today On Recall Of Supreme Court's Dalit Atrocities Law Order A decision on the controversial order, that allegedly diluted the stringent provisions of a law protecting Scheduled Casts and Tribes, will be taken by the Supreme Court today....
2019-09-13, 04:13

Afghanistan Peace Process Should Have Full Consent Of Its People: Centre Days after US President Donald Trump called off negotiations with the Taliban, the centre on Thursday said any peace process should have "full consent" of the Afghan government and its people....
2019-09-13, 04:13

"Never In Bengal": Mamata Banerjee Marches Against Assam Citizens List West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday took out a rally in Kolkata against the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam that excluded 19 lakh people last month....
2019-09-13, 04:13

NASA snapped a new image of Saturn, and it’s a real stunner Of all the planets in our solar system, most people would agree that Saturn is the most instantly recognizable. Its massive rings make it an unmistakable sight, but despite its celebrity status among us Earthlings, there’s still plenty we don’t know about it. Now, a new series of images ...
2019-09-13, 05:00

How to Sideload Android 10 Onto Your Pixel Instead of Waiting for the Automatic Update Android 10 has been available for Pixel phones for a few days now, but some users may not have received it as an automatic update yet. You can check for pending updates by going to Settings > About phone > System updates on your Pixel; Chances are the update will hit your Pixel in the coming d...
2019-09-13, 05:00

Keep Cockroaches Away With Peppermint Oil No one wants gross pests in their house, but you may not be that enthusiastic about using harsh chemicals around your home as a means of keeping them away. Fortunately, there are all kinds of home remedies for keeping your house pest-free, and essential oils play a big role. Specifically, if you wan...
2019-09-13, 05:00

What to Expect From Tonight's Democratic Presidential Debate The 2020 Democratic presidential race is about to take a sudden and much-needed turn. For the first time, we’ll witness 10 Democratic candidates—including all top-polling candidates—appear on stage together and on one night. What can you expect from tonight’s debate? For each candidate to take on Bi...
2019-09-13, 05:00

Lucy in the Sky review – Natalie Portman orbits a nervous breakdown Noah Hawley’s intriguing film, based on a true story, is about the effects on those who go to space of coming back to Earth’s quotidian realityAstronaut movies about the “classic” era, such as Ron Howard’s Apollo 13 or Damien Chazelle’s First Man, have men in buzzcuts doing the heroism up above whil...
2019-09-13, 05:00

Biden clashes with Warren, Sanders on healthcare in Democratic 2020 debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and challenging them to be honest about the cost of their plans....
2019-09-13, 05:00

Charred wreckage of California dive boat raised from ocean floor A dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast, killing 34 people, was raised from the ocean floor on Thursday as federal safety officials said the crew had no night watchman on duty, as required, when the flames erupted....
2019-09-13, 05:00

Trump says he does not believe Israelis are spying on the U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he does not believe Israel is spying on the United States after a published report said Israel was most likely behind cellphone surveillance devices found near the White House and elsewhere in Washington....
2019-09-13, 05:39

Broadcom Says Core Chip Business Has Bottomed Out Chip maker Broadcom Inc., hard hit by U.S.-China trade tensions and export restrictions to Huawei Technologies Co., on Thursday said it believes its core semiconductor business has bottomed out but isn’t quite in recovery mode yet....
2019-09-13, 05:39

Watched by millions, ‘vape influencers’ worry they will become collateral damage in Trump’s new ban On YouTube and elsewhere, an ecosystem of users says the government is overreacting, harming livelihoods and driving people back to tobacco cigarettes....
2019-09-13, 06:00

UK maritime sector commits to 2050 climate target Members of the UK's maritime sector, including cruise lines and trade bodies, have sent a letter to the government to ask it to invest in a sustainable "blue economy" so they can match its 2050 carbon-neutral pledge....
2019-09-13, 06:00

|Mini-budgetcan'tbebusinessasusualifSAwantstododgedowngrade-economist The upcoming Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement in October will be a critical indicator of how government is planning to deal with prevailing challenges resulting in low growth and crippling SA's economy, according to an economist at Old Mutual....
2019-09-13, 06:00

Deja vu for Toronto Maple Leafs as training camp begins without Mitch Marner Last season’s leading goal scorer and restricted free agent Mitch Marner was not present as he remains in a contract dispute with management. General Manager Kyle Dubas gave no indication whether the two sides were close to a deal....
2019-09-13, 06:00

Democratic debate 2019: Joe Biden’s ‘record player’ gaffe draws laughs on Twitter It’s going to take a lot for Joe Biden to scratch this jeer-worthy comment from the record. The former Vice President was teased on Twitter during Thursday night’s democratic debate for answering a question about racial inequality in schools — by bringing up the importance of recor...
2019-09-13, 06:26

Republican PAC airs ad showing AOC’s face on fire during Democratic debate A Republican-affiliated political action committee aired a controversial TV ad during the Democratic primary debate that showed a picture of freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez burst into flames. The PAC, New Faces GOP, was created by former California Republican congressional candidate Elizabeth...
2019-09-13, 06:26

Pelosi refuses questions as Judiciary Committee moves ahead on impeachment A testy Nancy Pelosi ripped reporters Thursday for peppering her with questions about impeachment after the House Judiciary Committee approved rules for its investigation into President Trump. “I’m not answering any more questions on investigations,” Pelosi told reporters at her weekly press confere...
2019-09-13, 06:26

Shakey Graves is the role this singer-songwriter was born to play As Shakey Graves, singer-songwriter Alejandro Rose-Garcia hides behind the stage name rather than share his true self. Or does he? “I think the nice part is I have the option to,” says Rose-Garcia, who will co-headline a pair of shows with Dr. Dog Friday (sold out) and Saturday at The Ro...
2019-09-13, 06:26

Indicted congressman Christopher Collins confident he'll be exonerated Rep. Christopher Collins of New York expressed confidence he'll be exonerated on charges he leaked information about a biopharmaceutical company as friends and family dodged $800,000 in stock losses. (Sept. 12)        ...
2019-09-13, 06:26

Pelosi: 'Impeachment is a very divisive measure' At a news conference after House Judiciary Committee approved guidelines for impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, Pelosi was on the defensive. (Sept. 12)        ...
2019-09-13, 06:26

Kyle Sinckler ready to play two World Cup games in five days for England • Sinckler one of only two tighthead props in squad• England face Tonga and USA during the first weekKyle Sinckler has insisted he is relishing the prospect of playing two matches in five days at the start of England’s World Cup campaign, claiming he is well prepared to do so after his role with the...
2019-09-13, 06:52

Report: Spencer Dinwiddie Gives Me A Migraine With Complex-Sounding Contract Conversion Plans Spencer Dinwiddie, a cool basketball man, is planning to sell bonds secured by his contract with the Brooklyn Nets in order to raise up-front investment capital, or anyway that is how I have chosen to make sense of this gobbledygook-ass report from Shams Charania of The Athletic....
2019-09-13, 06:52

The Witcher TV series’ release date may just have been leaked by Netflix itself It's probably safe to say that Netflix's upcoming adaptation of The Witcher fantasy series, starring Henry Cavill (Man of Steel), is one of the most anticipated shows in the service's history.  The Witcher TV series: everything you need to know While the streaming service dropped...
2019-09-13, 06:52

The Apple Watch 5 needs sleep tracking, not an always-on display Apple Watch Series 5 just got a radical new feature: an always-on display... which essentially makes it as useful as a hundred-year-old analog wrist watch. While this Apple Watch wearer is overjoyed that I no longer need to flex my wrist just to see the time, the addition of an official Apple s...
2019-09-13, 06:52

NordVPN Teams is a VPN solution for businesses VPNs have grown increasingly popular among business users who work remotely and need to access company resources securely which is why NordVPN has announced that it is creating a new VPN solution dedicated to business clients.NordVPN Teams will provide users with a full range of features aimed at en...
2019-09-13, 06:52

Best laptop games: 20 games for laptops that won't melt your machine The best laptop games used to prioritize convenience over visual splendor, but with the best gaming laptops now touting the most powerful processors and graphics cards, there are plenty of opportunities to play the best PC games like Far Cry 5.Not that you should discount some of the best indie game...
2019-09-13, 06:52

Oppo Reno 2 UK launch confirmed for the phone with 4 cameras and a 20x zoom The Oppo Reno 2 launch date has been confirmed as October 16 for the handset's UK introduction, with an unveiling event in London.If the Oppo Reno 2 sounds familiar, it's because the flagship Android smartphone has already been announced in China, so we know all about what it will offer.Th...
2019-09-13, 06:52

Never Forget How Terrible The Newsroom Was Remember HBO’s The Newsroom? I wish I didn’t. But with the 18th anniversary of 9/11, an especially cursed clip from the first season of that especially cursed show has been making the rounds on social media again....
2019-09-13, 06:52

Trump Administration Turns Over Official's Name Amid Dispute Over Saudi Role in 9/11 Attacks The Trump administration turned over a key piece of new information to lawyers for 9/11 victims’ families, a move that could cast light on long-disputed reports of Saudi government involvement in the attacks....
2019-09-13, 07:13

NYC schools will excuse kids who walk out for climate change rally Cut class for climate change! The Department of Education will excuse city kids who ditch school next Friday to partake in a Manhattan climate change protest, officials said Thursday. “TEN YEARS. We have ten years to save the planet,” Mayor Bill de Blasio cautioned in a tweet. “Tod...
2019-09-13, 07:13

Biden delivers the debate performance he needed, despite occasional missteps The former vice president goes on the offensive against Warren and Sanders on health care and counters attacks from others on the stage. Lower-down candidates also shine....
2019-09-13, 07:13

Caroline Calloway Points Out ''Really F--ked Up'' Part of Viral Article in First Major Interview It's been roughly 48 hours since Natalie Beach revealed her role in the making of influencer Caroline Calloway. Since then, Caroline has posted photos on her Instagram roughly 65......
2019-09-13, 07:13

Biden camp warns rivals, says attacking former VP ‘not the way' to improve polls Joe Biden's campaign offered a warning to the former vice president's 2020 Democratic primary rivals after Thursday night’s debate: “Attacking Joe Biden is not the way to advance yourself in the polls.”...
2019-09-13, 07:39

Biden says nonviolent criminals shouldn't go to jail, drawing ridicule Former Vice President Joe Biden drew instant ridicule for making the stunning claim during Thursday night's debate that "non-violent" criminals should not be jailed -- an assertion his campaign later had to walk back....
2019-09-13, 07:39

No reservations: the boldest new perfumes – in pictures This season’s choicest scents are spicy, punchy and guaranteed to make an impressionRead more from the autumn/winter 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplement Continue reading......
2019-09-13, 07:39

At least 50 dead in train derailment At least 50 people were killed and several people are injured after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's minister of humanitarian affairs told CNN....
2019-09-13, 07:39

Apple put a hilarious Easter egg in its iPhone 11 event roundup video Apple unveiled quite a few products earlier this week during its iPhone 11 event — not just the new iPhones we’ve all been waiting to see. We learned the pricing structure for Apple’s new services, we got a new Apple Watch as well as trio of health studies, and a brand new affordab...
2019-09-13, 07:39

Rochester diocese, facing flood of sex-abuse claims, files for bankruptcy protection The Rochester diocese filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday, less than a month after a new law led to a flood of sex-abuse claims.        ...
2019-09-13, 07:39

U.S. takes major step toward oil drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge The Trump administration on Thursday took a major step toward opening Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, drawing criticism from environmentalists and an effort by Democratic lawmakers to put the pristine wilderness area off limits to development....
2019-09-13, 08:00

Record low rates deliver competitive advantages to Australia's biggest banks: regulator Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said record-low interest rates are likely to benefit the country's "Big Four" lenders over their smaller counterparts due to their better capital position and access to cheaper funds....
2019-09-13, 08:00

U.S. enforces radical new asylum rule that limits who can qualify The new U.S. policy would effectively deny asylum to nearly all migrants arriving at the southern border who aren’t from Mexico. It would disallow anyone who passes through another country without first seeking and failing to obtain asylum there....
2019-09-13, 08:00

Fierce Democratic debate had Biden clashing against liberals Warren, Sanders Democratic Party’s leading candidates shared the debate stage for the first time in a prime-time showdown displaying sharply opposing notions of electability in the party’s presidential nomination fight....
2019-09-13, 08:00

A 2,000km journey through the Amazon rainforest - podcast Tom Phillips describes his recent Amazon trip and examines the impact of the new era of wrecking ushered in by Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro. Also, Rhik Samadder on coping with depression when your job involves trying to amuse peopleAfter Brazil’s unusually severe Amazon burning season sparked ...
2019-09-13, 08:00

Hustlers Proves Jennifer Lopez Has Been This Great All Along We spend a great deal of energy praising the actresses we think of as great—the Meryl Streeps, the Cate Blanchetts, the Julianne Moores. But we don’t always know what to do with the charming ones, the ones who dole out pleasure in the movies we often catch up with months or years after t...
2019-09-13, 08:00

History Channel Drops Out Of John Dillinger Documentary That Had Been Set to Feature His Body’s Exhumation (INDIANAPOLIS) — The History Channel has dropped out of a planned documentary on 1930s gangster John Dillinger that would have featured the proposed exhumation of his grave in Indianapolis sought by two relatives of the notorious criminal who question whether he’s truly buried there. A&E...
2019-09-13, 08:00

Some Democrats snipe, others unite in third presidential debate Some of the 10 Democratic presidential candidates meeting in their third debate on Thursday took shots at front-runner Joe Biden, while others called for unity during a night dominated by questions around race, guns and healthcare....
2019-09-13, 08:26

Bercow warns PM that refusing to ask for Brexit delay would be like 'robbing a bank' John Bercow has warned Boris Johnson against breaking the law by refusing to ask for an Article 50 extension, saying it would be like 'robbing a bank'....
2019-09-13, 08:52

Saudi princess found guilty of ordering bodyguard to detain Paris plumber A French court has found the sister of Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman guilty of complicity in violence for ordering her bodyguard to detain and strike a plumber for taking photos at the Saudi royal family's apartment in Paris....
2019-09-13, 08:52

EasyJet co-pilot suffered mid-air anxiety attack ahead of landing, report says An EasyJet co-pilot suffered a mid-air anxiety attack and left the cockpit as the plane approached Glasgow International, an accident report has said....
2019-09-13, 08:52

US Treasury yields mixed after ECB cuts rates U.S. government debt yields were mixed Friday morning as traders monitored developments in the U.S.-China trade war and digested the European Central Bank's (ECB) latest policy action....
2019-09-13, 09:13

High schools embrace 'vape detectors' in fight against bathroom vaping As the numbers of middle and high school students who vape continue to rise -- the US Food and Drug Adminstration says more than 20% of highschoolers use e-cigarettes -- school districts around the country are starting to fight back....
2019-09-13, 09:39

| New Hong Kong anthem | Trump on Democrat hopefuls: WATCH the top world news videos for today Hong Kongers gather at mall to sing protest anthem | Trump weighs in as Democrat hopefuls prepare to debate; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-09-13, 09:39

| Indian police intercept weapons 'headed for Kashmir' Three men suspected of belonging to a Pakistan-based militant organisation were arrested on Thursday transporting weapons and ammunition towards Indian Kashmir, police said....
2019-09-13, 09:39

| Saudi princess gets suspended jail over beaten workman A French court handed a 10-month suspended sentence to a sister of the Saudi crown prince over the beating of a workman at a luxury residence in Paris in 2016....
2019-09-13, 09:39

At the E.U., a New Title and Some Old Concerns About the Far Right Ursula von der Leyen is under pressure to ditch the title “vice president for protecting our European way of life” for the person in charge of migration policy....
2019-09-13, 10:00

| After Rookie of Year campaign Im opens PGA season with ace South Korea's Im Sung-jae is wasting no time building on his US PGA Tour Rookie of the Year honors, by notching the first hole in one of the 2019-20 season....
2019-09-13, 10:00

| Fury not looking past Wallin as Wilder rematch looms Tyson Fury insists he is not looking past opponent Otto Wallin as a money-spinning rematch with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder looms on the horizon....
2019-09-13, 10:00

WarnerMedia signs J.J. Abrams to a massive exclusive deal WarnerMedia has emerged as the ultimate winner in a battle waged by several internet-focused companies to lock J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot into an overall content creation deal. The AT&T-owned media conglomerate has announced signing a wide-ranging ag......
2019-09-13, 10:26

Google One subscribers get thorough automatic backups for Android phones If you're a Google One subscriber, there's a new perk to your cloud storage service. Starting today, all Google One memberships include automatic phone backups as long as you own an Android device. The feature builds on the operating system's existin......
2019-09-13, 10:26

Bullied boy is getting more than his shirt design printed — Tennessee just offered him scholarship Florida boy bullied over his homemade Tennessee shirt could become a Volunteer himself after the university announced it would give him scholarship.       ...
2019-09-13, 10:26

Republicans Reject Cuts to Wall Funding, While Democrats Threaten Filibuster WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-controlled Senate committee on Thursday rejected Democratic attempts to cut President Donald Trump’s latest border wall request and prevent him from again funding the project without congressional approval. Democrats threatened to filibuster a Pentagon spen...
2019-09-13, 10:52

Andrew Yang Plans To Give Out $1,000 A Month to 10 Families. That May Be a Violation of Election Law, Experts Say Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang plans to announce at the debate in Houston tonight that his campaign will give 10 additional families $1,000 per month for a year, according to prepared remarks provided to TIME. But the gifts, which are meant to highlight the cornerstone campaign propo...
2019-09-13, 10:52

Tesla Model 3 The most affordable Tesla yet is tempting on the face of it, so should you yield or resist? When Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning established Tesla Motors in 2003, with Elon Musk joining as chairman shortly after, the subject of this week’s road test was their ultimate goal. Namely, a low-cost, ...
2019-09-13, 10:52

6 Takeaways From the September Democratic Debate Joe Biden hugged Barack Obama tightly as the former vice president came under attack from Bernie Sanders and Julián Castro. Elizabeth Warren went unscathed, while Kamala Harris stuck to a script....
2019-09-13, 10:52

Biden Was Asked About Segregation. His Answer Included a Record Player. The former vice president’s solution for inequality in schools touched on giving teachers a raise and playing a record player at night so children could hear more words....
2019-09-13, 10:52

Baten Kaitos Speedrunner Loses 97 Hours Of Progress Due To A Single Item Cult-classic card game Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean is a pretty big game, especially if you want to collect everything there is to find. A 100% speedrun takes over 300 hours to complete, and even a single mistake could spell disaster. World record holder “Baffan” learned this the ...
2019-09-13, 10:52

New Orleans man guilty in death of reality TV star 'Toya' Johnson's brothers Jurors found Antoine Edwards guilty on two counts of second-degree murder in the 2016 deaths of Antonia "Toya" Johnson's brothers.        ...
2019-09-13, 11:13

Husband and wife in viral Disneyland brawl are no-shows at court A husband and wife who starred in viral family brawl footage from Disneyland back in July were no-shows at their recent arraignment, the Orange County Register reported. Andrea Nicole Robinson, 40, and hubby Daman Petrie, 44, missed their Monday, Sept. 9 arraignment on misdemeanor assault and batter...
2019-09-13, 11:13

‘For Colored Girls’ Returns, as a Celebration and as a Weapon Ntozake Shange’s play, with its unflinching depiction of black women’s experience, is coming back to the Public Theater more than 40 years after opening there....
2019-09-13, 11:13

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce world's first malaria vaccine Kenya on Friday added the world's first malaria vaccine to the routine immunization schedule for children under two, becoming the third country in Africa to roll out the vaccine for the disease that kills one child globally every two minutes....
2019-09-13, 11:39

Alcohol taxes not close to covering cost of drinking harms in the U.S. (Reuters Health) - The sum total of taxes on alcohol doesn't come close to paying the bills associated with excessive alcohol consumption in the U.S., researchers say....
2019-09-13, 11:39

Aspen's drug to prevent preterm birth approved by FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Aspen Pharmacare's hydroxyprogesterone caproate (HPC), which is used to prevent preterm birth in pregnant women, the South African drugmaker's CEO said on Thursday....
2019-09-13, 11:39

11 Ways Novices Can Start the Process of Learning AI Programming Beginners may find it challenging figuring out what they need to know in order to get started with artificial intelligence programming. Here are some things to consider....
2019-09-13, 11:39

How to enable dark mode in Slack on your desktop Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. In March, Slack rolled out dark mode for its iOS and Android apps. Now, it’s rolling the feature out for its desktop apps: Windows, Mac, and Linux. To get the dar...
2019-09-13, 11:39

Ex-FCS coaches Moorhead, Klieman meet in K-State vs Miss St A pair of former FCS coaches will square off Saturday when Chris Klieman leads Kansas State into Starkville to play Mississippi State       ...
2019-09-13, 11:39

Missouri aims for complete game as SEMO rolls into town Missouri is aiming to put together a complete game for the first time this season when Southeast Missouri State rolls into town       ...
2019-09-13, 11:39

Cable Cars Over Jerusalem? Some See ‘Disneyfication’ of Holy City The architecture of occupation: A planned cable-car network to Jewish holy sites bypasses Palestinians and furthers Israel’s claims over East Jerusalem....
2019-09-13, 12:00

Pollutionwatch: how skilful driving can reduce toxic fumes Gentler acceleration and electric vehicles can reduce air pollution but walking or cycling are bestLocal authorities are encouraging people not to leave their cars idling as tests show we can reduce air pollution by changing the way we drive.Scientists in Utah measured exhaust emissions from a test ...
2019-09-13, 12:00

Howl in Delight at Some of the Best Astronomy Photographs of 2019 The winners of the 2019 Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year have been announced. This year’s crop features a stunning images, from auroras and sunspots to galaxies and nebulas—along with a perspective of a lunar eclipse unlike anything we’ve seen before.Read more......
2019-09-13, 12:00

Tokyo Olympic committee may ban rising-sun flag from 2020 Games Tokyo Olympic organizers said on Friday they may designate Japan's "Rising Sun" flag as the flag of a non-participating country - which could lead to the controversial banner being banned from use at venues at next year's Summer Games....
2019-09-13, 12:00

Samsung Galaxy S11 could have a key iPhone 11 camera feature The Samsung Galaxy S11 camera specs are still a mystery, unsurprisingly given that the phone isn't set to release until 2020, but we may now know about the handset's photography 'brain', which will be inspired by key iPhone 11 software, according to a leak.The information comes f...
2019-09-13, 12:26

Anthem hits EA Access subscription service in an attempt to revitalise the RPG Normally when a game hits the EA Access service, it's something of a victory lap – an opportunity for a well-received game to reach a new audience through the medium of a subscription service. But it's a different story for Anthem.EA has announced that Bioware's looter shooter ...
2019-09-13, 12:26