REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 13:26

|‘Overwhelming’majorityofNaspersshareholderstooptforProsusshares

It looks like most Naspers shareholders will take the immediate capital gains tax hit and opt for Prosus shares instead of getting more Naspers shares....

|‘Overwhelming’majorityofNaspersshareholderstooptforProsusshares

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Oculus Quest devs see standalone VR as good for sales despite curation frustration We’ve heard from a growing list of VR developers who made it through Facebook’s stringent approval process for the Oculus Quest standalone VR headset and found a lot of buyers waiting to purchase their content on the other side.Read More...
2019-09-14, 20:13

President Trump Schedules Dinner With Otto Warmbier’s Parents (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump planned to have dinner Saturday with the parents of an American college student who died in 2017 shortly after being freed from captivity in North Korea. An administration official said Trump was to host the parents of Otto Warmbier, who was convicted of t...
2019-09-14, 20:52

Emu takes flight on California freeway before officers run it to ground Bird apprehended after brief chase on US 99 near FresnoOfficers unsure if escapee came from farm or moving vehicleAuthorities in California captured an emu which led officers on a chase down a highway.The Fresno Bee reported on Friday that the bird was apprehended following a brief pursuit by office...
2019-09-14, 20:52

Antonio Brown loses helmet endorsement amid rape allegations Helmet manufacturer Xenith cut ties with embattled Patriots receiver Antonio Brown this week amid allegations that he raped his former trainer– ending a deal that lasted less than two weeks. “Xenith has decided to end our relationship with Antonio Brown,” the company said Friday in...
2019-09-14, 21:13

The LG G8X ThinQ has a secret weapon that makes it a gaming beast First, a quick disclaimer: I'm the world's biggest (read: outside of Korea, possibly only) LG smartphone fan. Or at least that's sometimes how it feels in the world of tech. While the masses sing the praises of Apple, Samsung and Huawei handsets, I sit quietly fawning over my LG ...
2019-09-14, 21:13

My Europe: Disappointment after 1989 revolutions The revolutions in Eastern Europe inspired many dreams, but were followed by the tedium of societal change. Today's disillusionment reflects the current attitude toward the EU, says Bulgarian intellectual Ivaylo Ditchev....
2019-09-14, 22:26

Opinion: This Borussia Dortmund can win the Bundesliga Borussia Dortmund's season started with a stutter but a dominant win over Bayer Leverkusen saw them purring along at their best. This team, playing in this style, can go all the way, writes Janek Speight....
2019-09-14, 22:26

Trump confirms Osama bin Laden's son Hamza killed in US operation US President Donald Trump has confirmed the death of Hamza bin Laden nearly six weeks after US media reported it. The son of Osama bin Laden was widely viewed as being groomed to take over the terror group al-Qaida....
2019-09-14, 22:26

The Tragic Truth About Amy Winehouse's Last Days Amy Winehouse may have considered herself less of a star and more of a smoldering candle casting a dim glow over the booze-soaked patrons in a smoky basement club, adding to the romantic danger of......
2019-09-14, 22:26

What Charli XCX Learned in the 5 Years Between New Albums The last time Charli XCX released an official studio album, the world was a very different place. The year was 2014. Bachelor in Paradise had only just aired its first season, Andrew......
2019-09-14, 22:26

Like and Subscribe: Get to Know Your Social Star PCAs Nominees Including Tana Mongeau, Liza Koshy & More Calling all lovers of YouTube, Vine, Instagram and Internet culture at large! The 2019 E! People's Choice Awards are here and that means your nominees for The Social Star of 2019 have been......
2019-09-14, 22:26

Other Things You Could Buy With The $2.875 Million It Costs To Get The Newest GTA Online Car Grand Theft Auto Online’s newest car was added this week and it is the most expensive standard supercar in the game. (Technically the Scramjet and Vigilante are more expensive, but those are weird special vehicles.) According to some players, the Kriger, which costs $2.875 million is fast and fun to...
2019-09-14, 22:52

Solskjaer on United's title chances - 'we are in there' "Reaction from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Marcus Rashford ended Manchester United\u0027s penalty curse and got the Red Devils back to winning ways as Leicester City\u0027s unbeaten start to the Premier League season came to an end on Saturday."...
2019-09-14, 23:26

Lampard: Tammy Abraham has 'great chance' of making England squad "Tammy Abraham scored a hat trick as Frank Lampard\u0027s young Chelsea side beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 5-2 at Molineux in the Premier League on Saturday."...
2019-09-14, 23:26

Centre's "Gujarat Model" To Harass Opposition Leaders: Digvijaya Singh Accusing the centre of political vendetta, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said that the Modi government is running on the "Gujarat model" to harass opposition leaders....
2019-09-14, 23:26

BJP Government Delayed Metro Projects In Bhopal, Indore: Kamal Nath Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath today accused the erstwhile BJP government of delaying the implementation of the metro rail projects in Bhopal and Indore....
2019-09-14, 23:26

Trump says he discussed a mutual defense treaty with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Trump's call comes only three days before Israel's election. Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid after a more than 13-year tenure as Israel's prime minister....
2019-09-14, 23:26

Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Launch Drone Strikes on Saudi Arabia Oil Sites (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires at a vulnerable chokepoint for global energy supplies. It remained unclear hours later whe...
2019-09-14, 23:52

Hamza bin Laden dead: White House says son of Osama bin Laden has been killed counter-terrorism operation Hamza bin Laden, the son of former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, has been killed in a counter-terrorism operation in the Afghanistan and Pakistan region, the White House has said....
2019-09-14, 23:52

NHL suspends Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov for first three games following positive cocaine test The NHL has suspended Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov for the first three games of the season. He tested positive for cocaine in May.       ...
2019-09-14, 23:52

Cops help deliver healthy baby outside Bronx police station They didn’t just stand by — they delivered. A trio of cops helped an expecting Bronx mom push out a brand new baby boy — right on the steps of the Hunts Point station house, officials said. The 29-year-old woman’s water broke while in a cab en route to a hospital Friday, so the dri...
2019-09-15, 00:13

'Shop Contest: That Weird Switch Teaser, Winners! Last week, Nintendo dropped a strange teaser for a weird Switch fitness...thing. Now we know what it is and it looks kinda cool! But last weekend we had no idea. So I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to get creative with the teaser and you didn’t disappoint....
2019-09-15, 00:39

Ad Astra Director Broke the Rules of Space for Brad Pitt's Acting It’s no surprise that most movies and shows don’t follow space logic. Even works like Firefly or Gravity, known for attempting a sense of realism, bend or break the rules. Director and co-writer James Gray may have promised Ad Astra will have the “most realistic depiction of space travel” ever, but ...
2019-09-15, 00:39

Golf: Garcia, Shinkwin share lead after KLM Open third round Spain's Sergio Garcia and England's Callum Shinkwin both shot six-under par 66 in the KLM Open third round on Saturday to share a two-stroke lead at 15-under in Amsterdam....
2019-09-15, 00:39

Popovich on World Cup: 'There's no blame to be placed' Team USA defeated Poland 87-74 on Saturday to finish in seventh place in the FIBA World Cup tournament, and coach Gregg Popovich had a few words for those who have criticized the red, white and blue for not bringing home a gold medal....
2019-09-15, 00:39

Trump asked for ‘my favorite dictator’ at meeting with Egyptian president: report President Trump last month at the Group of Seven summit in France reportedly raised eyebrows when he asked for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi by calling him a dictator....
2019-09-15, 01:00

'Another World Lies Beyond: Chinese Art and the Divine' Review: Connecting Man to the Mythic More than offering artists’ visions of cosmologies, an exhibition bears witness to the role art has played in humans’ dealings with the otherworldly....
2019-09-15, 01:00

Instant View: Reactions to attack on Saudi oil facilities Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saturday attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry in a strike that could impact about 5 million barrels per day of crude production - close to half of the kingdom's output, or 5% of global oil supply....
2019-09-15, 01:00

Attacks on Saudi oil facilities knock out half the kingdom's supply Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group said it attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry on Saturday, knocking out more than half the Kingdom's output, in a move expected to send oil prices soaring and increase tensions in the Middle East....
2019-09-15, 01:00

Tropical Storm Humberto lashes Bahamas, U.N. chief views devastation from Dorian Tropical Storm Humberto lashed already devastated parts of the Bahamas with heavy rain and strong winds before crawling northwest on Saturday, and forecasters said it was likely to become a hurricane before the end of the weekend....
2019-09-15, 01:00

Arsenal boss Unai Emery reveals he was with Javi Gracia when Watford sacked him Unai Emery knows the precise moment Javi Gracia was sacked as Watford manager – because he was with his fellow Spaniard in Hondarribia when he got the news....
2019-09-15, 01:26

Ansu Fati: Barcelona's 16-year-old rising star scores and assists in lighting start vs Valencia Ansu Fati's sensational start to life in the Barcelona first team continued on Saturday night as he scored and assisted within the opening seven minutes against Valencia at Camp Nou....
2019-09-15, 01:26

Frank Lampard hopes Antonio Rudiger injury is short-term problem for Chelsea Frank Lampard hopes Antonio Rudiger will be fit to begin Chelsea's Champions League campaign on Tuesday after hurting his groin in the win over Wolves....
2019-09-15, 01:26

Customer burns McDonald's employee with hot coffee after it was too watery: police A customer at a McDonalds in Nashville has been arrested on assault charges after he allegedly threw a hot coffee at an employee on Thursday because it was too watery....
2019-09-15, 01:26

Tyson Fury: ‘I’ve never met a challenge I couldn’t defeat’ Otto Wallin is determined to not only make a point but embarrass Tyson Fury in Las Vegas The post Tyson Fury: ‘I’ve never met a challenge I couldn’t defeat’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-09-15, 01:26

The Senate: Still Great at Deliberating, but Less So at Legislating Today’s Senate, devoted almost only to confirming the president’s nominations, is hardly a hotbed of legislative activity. Members of both parties would like that to change....
2019-09-15, 01:52

'Friends' creators insist there will never be a reboot, reveal how NBC slut-shamed Monica "Friends" creators Marta Kauffman and David Crane say an NBC exec called Monica (Courteney Cox) a "slut" for sleeping with a man on the first date.        ...
2019-09-15, 01:52

NDP’s Singh vows auto industry revival with focus on spending in Canada Singh promised to resurrect a $300-million automotive innovation strategy to encourage the development of zero-emission vehicles, but with a catch: manufacturers and auto-parts suppliers would be required to invest in keeping jobs on Canadian soil....
2019-09-15, 02:13

Oil could rise $10 per barrel after drone attack forces Saudi to cut output in half Oil prices are expected to jump as much as $10 per barrel after a coordinated drone strike hit Saudi Arabia's largest oil field, forcing the kingdom to cut its oil output in half....
2019-09-15, 02:13

Mirror Cameras Are On The Road In Europe And I Still Don't Get Why Walking around the Frankfurt Motor Show this week, there were Audi E-tron shuttles zooming around to ferry attendees between the press room and the far reaches of the show. Like many E-trons in the European market, these ones had the camera-based mirrors that automakers have been putting on concept ...
2019-09-15, 02:52

What it's like to ride Paula Deen's new zipline roller coaster in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Pigeon Forge visitors can now experience the thrills of a zipline and roller coaster on a new attraction from Paula Deen.       ...
2019-09-15, 02:52

Brittany Force breaks NHRA national Top Fuel time record Brittany Force broke the NHRA national Top Fuel time record in qualifying for the Mopar Express Lane NHRA National        ...
2019-09-15, 03:13

UAW says no GM contract extension, union leaders to meet Sunday The United Auto Workers (UAW) said late on Saturday it would not extend its contract with General Motors Co and would decide on a course of action at a meeting of union leaders in Detroit Sunday morning that could result in talks resuming or possibly workers going out on strike....
2019-09-15, 03:39

UAW will not extend GM contract, but no decision on strike The United Auto Workers said late on Saturday that it will not extend its contract with General Motors Co that was set to expire in hours, but would continue to work pending a meeting of senior union officials....
2019-09-15, 03:39

In Setback For Boris Johnson, MP From His Party Joins Liberal Democrats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a fresh blow on Saturday after another member of his governing Conservatives defected to an opposition party seeking to reverse Brexit....
2019-09-15, 04:00

At least 22 people injured after three-story deck collapse in New Jersey Multiple people in Wildwood, New Jersey have been injured after decks collapsed on top of each other at a three-story residence on the Jersey shore. ...
2019-09-15, 04:52

'I thought I'd be ready': Father mourns son's death 10 years after attack put him in coma Ryan Diviney's family spent nearly a decade caring for him after an attack in 2009 left him in a minimally conscious coma.        ...
2019-09-15, 04:52

Tyson Fury v Otto Wallin: lineal heavyweight championship – live! Fury (28-0-1) takes on unheralded Wallin (20-0) in Las VegasTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 3.57am BST Good evening and welcome to tonight’s heavyweight showdown between Tyson Fury and Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena. The Gypsy King is back in action on the Las Vegas strip for the second tim...
2019-09-15, 05:13

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, takes bronze at worlds with eye on Olympics Brown, 11, takes bronze at world skateboarding championshipsBritish prodigy remains on track to qualify for Tokyo OlympicsShaun White finishes 13th in setback for Olympic qualificationSky Brown, the 11-year-old British skateboarding prodigy who is on track to become the youngest female to compete at...
2019-09-15, 05:13

‘We forget they are human’ – Guardiola defends players after Norwich defeat • Manchester City manager says title is a long way from over• ‘Things can go wrong and I must see what I can do to help them’Pep Guardiola could only put his hands up after Norwich pulled off the shock of the season so far to leave Manchester City five points behind Liverpool at the top of the Premi...
2019-09-15, 05:13

Welsh rugby legend Gareth Thomas reveals HIV diagnosis Ex-British Lions captain believed to be first UK sportsman to go public about living with virusWelsh rugby star Gareth Thomas has revealed that he is HIV positive.Mr Thomas, who came out as gay in 2009, is thought to be the first UK sportsman to go public about living with the virus, and has reveale...
2019-09-15, 05:13

Pep Guardiola has made me rethink World Cup plans, says Eddie Jones Jones unlikely to field strongest XV in against TongaEngland coach credits Pep Confidential for change of heartEddie Jones has revealed how Pep Guardiola had a significant influence on his selection policy for the World Cup and so he is unlikely to field England’s strongest XV in their tournament op...
2019-09-15, 05:13

'We want to play better than this' says Solskjær after 1-0 win over Leicester – video 'The performances have been miles better than this' were the words of Ole Gunnar Solksjær after his side snuck a 1-0 victory over Leicester City. An early penalty kick from Marcus Rashford was the difference. In a game that saw a number of key players missing for Manchester United. The manager insis...
2019-09-15, 05:13

NYCHA crime surges as Harlem’s Wagner Houses become gang battleground New York City’s beleaguered housing projects are as bloody as they are broken. While the city enjoys a 4% decrease in serious crime so far this year, NYC Housing Authority complexes saw a 5% increase in the seven index crimes, according to NYPD data through Sept. 1. Murders surged 17% compared to th...
2019-09-15, 05:13

Apple vs. Netflix, Disney: Will bare cupboard work to overtake bulk in the streaming wars? Apple is banking on selling quality over quantity, compared to bulk with Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. To woo people, it's giving away service for 1 year.       ...
2019-09-15, 08:13

'Critical': parts of regional NSW set to run out of water by November WaterNSW warns without significant rain, Macquarie River will run dry, wiping out supply to Dubbo, Cobar, Nyngan and NarromineParts of regional New South Wales could run out of water as early as November with data showing the worst-case scenario for the state if there’s no rain or government interve...
2019-09-15, 09:13

Chance of showers and thunderstorms through Tuesday TUCSON –  Expect thunderstorm chances this weekend into early next week. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms developed across Santa Cruz and Cochise counties this afternoon. Storms generated strong gusty winds and locally heavy rain. Expect a slight chance of showers in Tucson this even...
2019-09-15, 10:00

Dozens of anti-ICE protesters arrested at NYC Microsoft store New York City police said Saturday that 76 immigration policy protesters had been arrested at a demonstration outside Microsoft's flagship store in midtown Manhattan....
2019-09-15, 10:00

7 smartphone maintenance tips to get the best performance Newly unboxed, a smartphone runs like a dream. The device is fresh and spotless, and it has that “new phone” scent. But as time goes by, your phone loses its luster: it just slows down....
2019-09-15, 10:00

The Citadel Got $400,000 To Beat Georgia Tech In Football Junior kicker Jacob Godek nailed a 37-yard field goal attempt in overtime against Georgia Tech on Saturday to hand the Yellow Jackets an embarrassing upset loss at home in a game where The Citadel ran all over their opponents. The visiting Bulldogs rushed for a total of 320 yards, with most plays co...
2019-09-15, 10:00

Promoted: Jack Butel prepares for British GT finale at Donington Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Jack Butel is hoping to end the 2019 British GT campaign on a high at the final round at Donington Park this weekend...
2019-09-15, 10:26

Florida QB Franks expected to miss rest of season Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks is likely to miss the remainder of the season after dislocating his right ankle during Saturday's win over Kentucky....
2019-09-15, 10:26

No-deal Brexit a 'catastrophe' for travelers If the United Kingdom leaves the European Union with a no-deal Brexit, travelers to the UK will potentially face huge queues as well as food shortages and civil unrest, according to warnings from experts and the document Operation Yellowhammer....
2019-09-15, 10:52

RIP GOP review: how Democrats can usher fall of the house of Trump Stanley Greenberg makes key points about Republican decline – but the president’s opponents face tough challenges tooNearly 35 years ago, the pollster Stanley Greenberg took a hard look at Macomb county, Michigan, wanting to better understand the political DNA of “Reagan Democrats”. He concluded: “T...
2019-09-15, 10:52

The last rickshaws of Kolkata – in pictures Kolkata, one of Asia’s great melting pots, is the last place on Earth where rickshaw wallahs still haul people and goods through narrow lanes. With just hundreds left, Palani Mohan’s images capture them as they disappear. Almost all of the pullers originate from the state of Bihar, one of India’s po...
2019-09-15, 10:52

Yankees’ J.A. Happ could get a start in Angels series TORONTO — Manager Aaron Boone said J.A. Happ could start Thursday against the Angels at Yankee Stadium, but wasn’t certain about the left-hander, who received a cortisone shot in his left biceps Friday. “I’m thinking probably Thursday but not sure,’’ Boone said of Happ who last worked this past Thur...
2019-09-15, 10:52

Jets ‘growing pains’ downside of playing it safe in NFL preseason The way most NFL coaches treated the preseason, it would be easy to conclude it doesn’t really matter unless you’re a rookie or a free agent trying to make the team. Any player of substance hardly touched the field until the first game of the regular season. Jets running back Le’Veon Bell and center...
2019-09-15, 10:52

Rajai Davis comes through in a pinch for Mets The Mets are accustomed to a man named Davis delivering, but he goes by J.D. Here was Rajai Davis thrust into an important spot Saturday night: bases loaded, two outs in a scoreless game in the eighth inning with the Mets’ wild-card hopes in danger of slipping further. The veteran outfielder emerged...
2019-09-15, 10:52

Too-many-men penalty costs No. 19 Michigan State in loss to Arizona State Michigan State had too many men on the field for its game-tying field goal in the final seconds vs. Arizona State. It missed the re-kick to lose 10-7.       ...
2019-09-15, 11:39

Backup quarterback Kyle Trask rallies No. 8 Florida past Kentucky Florida overcame a 21-10 fourth-quarter deficit, all without starting quarterback Feleipe Franks, to avoid a second straight loss to Kentucky.       ...
2019-09-15, 11:39

Three takeaways from No. 1 Clemson's blowout win over Syracuse It wasn't always pretty, but No. 1 Clemson beat Syracuse 41-6 to move to 3-0 and take control of the ACC Atlantic Division.       ...
2019-09-15, 11:39

Hurts has 439 scrimmage yards, No. 5 Oklahoma's routs UCLA Jalen Hurts racked up 439 scrimmage yards, became the first Oklahoma quarterback to pass for 200 yards and rush for 100 in the first half and directed the fifth-ranked Sooners to scores on their first six drives in a 48-14 rout of UCLA       ...
2019-09-15, 11:39

Maier throws for 4 TDs as UC Davis beats Lehigh 41-13 Jake Maier was 38-of-49 passing for 389 yards and four touchdowns and UC Davis cruised to a 41-13 win over Lehigh       ...
2019-09-15, 11:39

Rojas gets clutch hit as Marlins snap 5-game skid Miguel Rojas doubled in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning, Jorge Alfaro hit a massive home run off Madison Bumgarner, and rookie Robert Dugger pitched 6 1/3 solid innings as the Miami Marlins beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2       ...
2019-09-15, 11:39

Hong Kong police fire tear gas to break up protesters Hong Kong police fired tear gas to break up protesters at Admiralty on Sunday, near the headquarters of the People's Liberation Army in the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-09-15, 11:39

UK Liberal Democrat leader says her party will not support any Brexit deal Britain's Liberal Democrats party leader Jo Swinson said on Sunday there was no Brexit deal that her party would vote for in parliament, saying her priority was to stop Britain leaving the European Union....
2019-09-15, 11:39

UK PM Johnson fully committed to getting a Brexit deal: interior minister Patel British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is fully committed to reaching a Brexit deal with the European Union, interior minister Priti Patel told the BBC on Sunday....
2019-09-15, 11:39

Four-time champion Vettel thinks F1 will regret losing German GP Sebastian Vettel says Formula 1 cannot afford to lose traditional races like the German Grand Prix, and thinks the championship will eventually realise it needs an event in his home country...
2019-09-15, 12:39

Violence Flares as Protesters Defy a Police Ban to March Through Hong Kong’s Streets Protesters in Hong Kong once again defied a police ban Sunday to march through the enclave’s downtown districts in their push for greater political freedom, but what began as a peaceful demonstration quickly turned violent. Shortly after the march began, protesters set up barricades on Harcour...
2019-09-15, 12:39

‘We don’t care who wins’: young Gazans see little choice in Israel’s elections On Gaza City’s quayside, Palestinians fear that Benjamin Netanyahu’s rivals in Tuesday’s poll are as belligerent as he isAs reflections from the quayside lights twinkle in the water below, the fisherman Maher Abu Hazima takes a five shekel coin from his pocket and holds it face up. “That’s Netanyahu...
2019-09-15, 13:00

DraftKings and FanDuel NFL lineup advice for Week 2: Falcons and Raiders offer value The Falcons got stymied by the Vikings in Week 1 but this week’s home matchup against the Eagles should provide Atlanta an opportunity to bounce back....
2019-09-15, 14:00

4 Lions Rescued From 100-Foot Deep Well In Gujarat's Gir Forest Three lions and a lioness were rescued from an open well in Sarasiya range of Gir East forest division in the early hours of Sunday, an official said....
2019-09-15, 14:00

"Mend Your Ways Or...": BJP MLA To Mamata Banerjee Over Attacks On Centre An Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA has warned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to mend her ways or get ready to meet the same fate as former finance minister P Chidambaram who is currently lodged in......
2019-09-15, 14:00

Army Organises Training Sessions For Village Defence Committees In J&K The Indian Army on Saturday organised a session to train the volunteers of the village defence committees (VDCs) in Jammu and Kashmir's Naushera sector....
2019-09-15, 14:00

Villanelle designer unveils dresses to die for Molly Goddard hit the bullseye when the Killing Eve character wore her creations. Her London Fashion Week show displays her talentMolly Goddard is perhaps the first designer in fashion history to find fame by dressing a psychopath. The frothy, bubblegum-pink dress that became synonymous with the cha...
2019-09-15, 14:00

Recipes from St John: guinea fowl; ham, marrow and parsley sauce; fig and almond tart Life-saving salad, sweet tarts… six exclusive recipes from the new book by the founders of the pioneering British restaurant• Spreading the gospel of St John – interview Serves 4guinea fowl 1 whole, brined overnight and rinsedchicken stock 2-3 litres Continue reading......
2019-09-15, 14:00

Singapore smog worst in three years as forest fires rage Singapore's air quality deteriorated to "unhealthy" levels on Saturday for the first time in three years, data from the National Environment Agency (NEA) showed, threatening to deepen a regional dispute over forest fires....
2019-09-15, 14:26

Inside Prince Harry's Crazy Year: Becoming a Dad, Doing Damage Control and the Big Move That Changed Everything On the bright side, Prince Harry probably doesn't know just how tumultuous a year he's had. For the 35-year-old royal, who's celebrating his birthday Sunday, it's simply......
2019-09-15, 14:52

Iran Rejects U.S. Accusation It Is Behind Saudi Attacks Houthi rebels in Yemen said they carried out drone strikes on Saudi oil facilities. An Iranian official dismissed allegations of Tehran’s involvement as “max deceit.”...
2019-09-15, 14:52

Here Comes the Bride. And the Bride. And the Bride. Mass Weddings Boom in Lebanon. As economic pressures prevent young couples from affording marriage ceremonies, powerful benefactors have stepped in to sponsor mass weddings. What’s in it for them? Children for the cause....
2019-09-15, 14:52

Hong Kong Protesters Hurl Gasoline Bombs at Government Offices A day that began with a peaceful, if unauthorized, march by tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators quickly descended into pitched street battles....
2019-09-15, 15:13

|DronessparkfiresattwoSaudiAramcooilfacilities Drone attacks sparked fires at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities early Saturday, the interior ministry said, in the latest assault on the state-owned energy giant as it prepares for a much-anticipated stock listing....
2019-09-15, 15:13

VW Atlas Cross Sport The shorter, two-row version of the Atlas will go into production in late 2019 at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga as a 2020 model, due in dealerships in early 2020....
2019-09-15, 15:13

UAW walkout turns up heat on GM as contract expires Leaders of the United Auto Workers (UAW) turned up the pressure on General Motors Co on Sunday, ordering 850 maintenance workers at five GM facilities to walk off the job ahead of a meeting in Detroit on whether to call a wider strike....
2019-09-15, 15:39

Analyst View: Saudi attacks raise specter of oil at $100/barrel The oil market will rally by $5-10 per barrel when it opens on Monday and may spike to as high as $100 per barrel if Saudi Arabia fails to quickly resume oil supply lost after attacks over the weekend, traders and analysts said....
2019-09-15, 15:39

WeWork IPO spells rough landing for CEO Neumann Adam Neumann showed he can capitalize on troubled times a decade ago, tapping into demand for workspace by those forced out of jobs in the aftermath of the financial crisis to grow WeWork into a global brand commanding a $47 billion valuation....
2019-09-15, 15:39

Turkey gets second S-400 battery, plans to activate in 2020 Turkey’s defense ministry says Russia has completed delivery of components for a second battery of S-400 surface to air missile defense system to an airbase in the Turkish capital....
2019-09-15, 15:39

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas and water cannons at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside government office More violence has erupted in Hong Kong, with police firing tear gas and chemical-laced water after protesters lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the government headquarters....
2019-09-15, 15:39

Junk Debt Sends Early Warning Signals Warning signals are starting to flash in the market for junk debt, an indicator that investors are worried that companies with high debt loads could be at risk even if the U.S. economy avoids recession....
2019-09-15, 16:00

If marathons weren't hard enough already: strap a tree to your back This Sunday in South Africa, an accountant, an entrepreneur and a boxing executive are among 20 friends running the Cape Town marathon - with saplings strapped to their backs....
2019-09-15, 16:26

Can Nintendo Switch be a force for fitness – or are we all too lazy? Oh Nintendo, we appreciate you trying. The House of Mario has seen fit to unveil a brand new hardware accessory and video game for the Nintendo Switch, Ring Fit Adventure, continuing a long line of fitness-related games for Nintendo’s home consoles.Much like the bestselling Wii Sports or Wii ...
2019-09-15, 16:52

The iPhone 11 Pro is Apple’s best video phone, but it’s far behind the competition When Apple launched the iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max, its two new high-end smartphones that join the iPhone 11, it made sure to emphasise just how great they are for recording video.Between the phones’ three cameras, new software options and improved processing power, the handsets are suppose...
2019-09-15, 16:52

Two Afghan Taliban shadow governors killed as air strikes step up Afghan security forces, backed by U.S. air strikes, killed two of the movement's shadow provincial governors on Sunday, as fighting stepped up in the wake of the collapse of talks aimed at ending the conflict, officials said....
2019-09-15, 17:13

Canadian climate concern could carry Greens to breakthrough election With climate change a top concern heading into next month's Canadian election and mainstream candidates offering little inspiration, Green Party leader Elizabeth May could be poised for a breakthrough....
2019-09-15, 17:13

Tunisians pick from varied line-up in unpredictable presidential vote Tunisians lined up to choose from a diverse field of candidates on Sunday, in an unpredictable election for a new president at a time of economic pain in the young democracy....
2019-09-15, 17:13

Britain's Liberal Democrats formally adopt 'Stop Brexit' policy Britain's Liberal Democrats party on Sunday toughened its anti-Brexit stance, formally adopting a policy to cancel leaving the European Union if it wins power at a national election....
2019-09-15, 17:13

Jordan Valley settlement officially approved by Israeli lawmakers Israeli lawmakers have given a go-ahead to a small settlement in the West Bank, following an election campaign pledge from PM Benjamin Netanyahu to annex the Jordan Valley to Israel if he wins Tuesday's polls....
2019-09-15, 17:13

Globetrotting German soccer coach 'Restless Rudi' Gutendorf dies The footballing legend who coached a world record 55 teams — including 18 national sides — has died at the age of 93. One of his proudest moments was guiding Rwanda's national team after the 1994 genocide....
2019-09-15, 17:13

Bahamas says undocumented Haitians are safe, for now More than 2,000 people evacuated to Nassau from ravaged islands, almost all Haitian, are in shelters with nowhere to go. ‘Some dogs are living better.’...
2019-09-15, 17:39

Sci-Fi Miniseries Restoration Feels like Altered Carbon With a Case of the Body Snatchers Seems like any other day. You head to the doctor to undergo a routine digital back-up of your consciousness, but find yourself suddenly trapped in someone else’s body. That’s the premise behind Restoration, an Australian sci-fi miniseries now available to watch for free online.Read more......
2019-09-15, 17:39

|Emerging-marketrallymayhingeonstimulus.Justnottoomuch Emerging markets will again be looking to central banks to provide the next leg-up in a rally that’s making it the best September so far for stocks and currencies since 2013....
2019-09-15, 18:00

Long Island City tries to move on after Amazon HQ2 debacle If you walk around Long Island City on any given day, you'll see cranes everywhere and new apartment buildings popping up seemingly overnight. Improvements are being made to multiple subway stations. And new businesses are opening, including a liquid nitrogen ice cream shop and a dance studio for ki...
2019-09-15, 18:26

Cannabis industry calls for legalization and regulation to snuff out underground vapes The recent rash of vaping-related illnesses and deaths could represent a crisis for the legal cannabis industry, which relies on vaping for an estimated quarter of its business in some states....
2019-09-15, 18:26

Quartararo: Marquez Misano MotoGP battle "best moment of my life" Fabio Quartararo has hailed his battle with Marc Marquez at the MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix as the "best moment of my life", despite it denying him a maiden victory...
2019-09-15, 18:26

BTCC Knockhill: Jordan takes wins as Turkington suffers disaster Andrew Jordan's race two victory in the British Touring Car Championship at Knockhill has slashed team-mate Colin Turkington's points lead to just four after a disaster for the sister car...
2019-09-15, 18:26

10 times Bill Belichick outsmarted the entire NFL Michael Dwyer/AP Bill Belichick is the NFL's top coach — and he's started the 2019 season dominant, as always. Belichick outsmarts his opponents by turning his final round draft picks into stars, and making in-game adjustments that lead to championships. Here are 10 ways Belichick outsmarted ...
2019-09-15, 19:00

'Hustlers' gave Jennifer Lopez the biggest live-action box office opening of her career with $33.2 million STXfilms STXfilms' "Hustlers" had a huge opening at the domestic box office with a $33.2 million opening. That's the best opening weekend ever for STXfilms and for a Jennifer Lopez live-action movie. Meanwhile, Warner Bros./Amazon Studios' "The Goldfinch" only took in $2.6 million on its opening we...
2019-09-15, 19:00

THE RISE OF BANKING-AS-A-SERVICE: The most innovative banks are taking advantage of disruption by inventing a new revenue stream — here's how incumbents can follow suit This is a preview of The Rise of Banking-as-a-Service research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more insights like this with our brand new Banking coverage. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing banking news and analys...
2019-09-15, 19:00

In the event of a killer asteroid, volcanic apocalypse, or nuclear holocaust, mushrooms could save humanity from extinction Vincent Kessler/Reuters In a new book, writer Bryan Walsh describes strategies that might keep people alive after a disaster like an asteroid impact, supervolcano eruption, or nuclear war. Walsh suggests that because mushrooms, rats, and some insects can thrive without sunlight, humans could start ...
2019-09-15, 19:00

OtterSpot wireless charging system hands-on: Leave the cables at the office OtterBox is famous for its protective phone cases and now has a new wireless charging system designed to help you extend the use of your device in environments where you might need those cases. The OtterSpot system has the flexibility to travel while also offering the power for faster charging....
2019-09-15, 19:26

Report: EU officials dismiss Boris Johnson's optimism on Brexit talks European Union officials on Sunday dismissed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's statements that negotiations for Britain to leave the bloc have progressed....
2019-09-15, 19:52

'Shop Contest: Oh No, Claptrap Borderlands 3 is out and that means Claptrap is back. Dread it. Run from it. Claptrap still arrives. He’s here to be funny and annoying. Oh and also meta. So let’s get meta and add Claptrap to some other things....
2019-09-15, 19:52

All The Wonderful Food I Found In Gears 5 When you think of Gears of War, you probably have images of big dudes with chainsaw guns fighting giant creatures and monsters. And that is a part of Gears 5, for sure, but another thing you can find in the latest Gears of War game is not as violent or loud. Hidden throughout Gears 5 are plates, tab...
2019-09-15, 19:52

Manchester City and Everton win to go top of Women's Super League "Manchester City\u0027s Pauline Bremer grabbed a brace of goals in a 2-0 win away to Reading and Chloe Kelly scored with two superb long-range strikes as Everton beat Bristol City 2-0 in the second round of games in the Women\u0027s Super League."...
2019-09-15, 19:52

Kuwait says it's probing drone sighting, working with Riyadh Kuwait is investigating the sighting of a drone over its territory and coordinating with Saudi Arabia and other countries after Saturday's attacks on Saudi oil plants, the cabinet said on Sunday....
2019-09-15, 20:26

Egypt resumes Nile dam talks with Ethiopia, Sudan Egypt's foreign minister said Cairo had resumed talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over a $4 billion dam Addis Ababa is building on the Nile which had been suspended for over a year....
2019-09-15, 20:26

U.S. won't rule out Trump-Rouhani meeting after blaming Iran for Saudi attacks The White House on Sunday did not rule out a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, even after Washington accused Iran of being behind drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities....
2019-09-15, 20:26

Former priest likely to spend the rest of his life in prison for abusing altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who spent decades on the run was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sexually abusing an altar boy in New Mexico....
2019-09-15, 20:26

VW subcompact crossover Slotted below the Tiguan in size and expected in 2021, the as-yet-unnamed subcompact crossover will be built in Puebla, Mexico, and closely resemble a vehicle sold in South America, the Volkswagen Tarek....
2019-09-15, 20:26

| Zimbabwe sees thaw in chilly ties with West Zimbabwe's frosty relations with Western powers are thawing despite tensions caused by a brutal repression of protests, the country's foreign minister says....
2019-09-15, 20:26

Spokesman for Tunisian candidate Karoui says he is through to next round A spokesman for the detained media magnate Nabil Karoui said on Sunday that he has advanced to a second-round run off in Tunisia's presidential election along with another candidate....
2019-09-15, 20:52

Church of Scotland sues for share of $2.5 million Viking treasure trove unearthed on church land The Church of Scotland is suing a man for a share of a $2.5 million Viking treasure trove he discovered with a metal detector on church land in 2014....
2019-09-15, 20:52

How do you leave a warning that lasts as long as nuclear waste? Enlarge / Ominous looking skies you've got there... (credit: © Emily Graham for Mosaic) In January 1997, the crew of a fishing vessel in the Baltic Sea found something unusual in their nets: a greasy yellowish-brown lump of clay-like material. They pulled it out, placed it on deck and returned to ...
2019-09-15, 21:13

Tyson Fury trainer Ben Davison bites back at ‘kitten’ slur from father John Fury John Fury demanded Ben Davison be binned after Tyson Fury's points win over Otto Wallin but trainer has defended himself and blames eye cut for no knockout...
2019-09-15, 21:13

John Fury in epic Ben Davison sack rant as trainer will ‘cost Tyson Fury career’ Tyson Fury's father wants trainer Ben Davison axed following the points decision win over Otto Wallin in Las Vegas as John Fury says son was weak in comeback fight...
2019-09-15, 21:13

Iran reacts to Pompeo's claim of blame for Saudi attack Houthi rebels in Yemen are claiming responsibility for the drone strikes on the world's largest oil plant in Saudi Arabia. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh has Iran's reaction to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's claim, without proof, that Iran is behind the attacks....
2019-09-15, 21:13

Watford taunt Matteo Guendouzi on Twitter after '2-1' gesture backfires following Arsenal's collapse Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi paid the price for a cheeky gesture to the Watford fans after the Gunners' second-half collapse at Vicarage Road....
2019-09-15, 21:39

Some Of The Best Games Hidden Inside Other Games Sometimes when I’m playing a game and it ain’t great or I’m bored, I’ll wish I was playing something else. That usually means exiting the game and loading up a new video game. But there are some devs that have kindly tossed in a whole different game inside another game, letting players take a break ...
2019-09-15, 21:39

At least 22 injured in decks' collapse in N.J. residential building Decks in a three-story residential building collapsed, injuring at least 22 people, including several firefighters, in south New Jersey, officials said....
2019-09-15, 22:00

J-Tech Digital Wired Ergonomic Vertical USB Mouse with Adjustable Sensitivity (600/1000/1600 DPI), Scroll Endurance, Removable Palm Rest & Thumb Buttons [V628] J-Tech Digital Wired Ergonomic Vertical USB Mouse with Adjustable Sensitivity (600/1000/1600 DPI), Scroll Endurance, Removable Palm Rest & Thumb Buttons [V628]...
2019-09-15, 22:26

'It 2' wins again, but 'Hustlers' dazzles at the weekend box office with $33M Stephen King's "It: Chapter Two" brought in $40.7 million to keep the top spot a second weekend. But watch out for Jennifer Lopez's "Hustlers."        ...
2019-09-15, 22:26

Joe Root aiming to use England's Oval victory as blueprint for Ashes success in Australia in 2022 England captain Joe Root is already training his sights on regaining The Ashes in 2022, buoyed by an series-levelling victory at The Oval he believes can act as the blueprint....
2019-09-15, 22:52

A Hard Lesson for Migrants Who Give Up: There May Be No Welcome Mat Back Home An estimated one in four people who migrate in search of opportunity return to their country of birth, by choice or otherwise. For many, it’s a rocky transition....
2019-09-15, 23:13

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer beta — Infinity Ward reveals more maps and modes On the third day of its multiplayer beta test, Infinity Ward opened up the spigots for more users for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. And it also released new maps and modes.Read More...
2019-09-15, 23:13

Indie devs have good reason not to trust Apple — does Arcade change that? It’s a good time for devs to revisit whether they should work with Apple, and if so, how they can pressure on Apple to do a better job of supporting them.Read More...
2019-09-15, 23:13

"Lost Self-Respect": Sharad Pawar On Leaders Who Switched To BJP Launching a scathing attack on his leaders who have quit his party to join the ruling BJP ahead of the Assembly elections, Maharashtra Congress chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday termed them "cowards" and......
2019-09-15, 23:13

All Was Quiet at the Birmingham Weather Office. Until a Trump Forecast Brought a Storm. Tornadoes are the most challenging tempests that the National Weather Service workers in Alabama typically handle. But all that changed with a faulty Hurricane Dorian tweet by the president....
2019-09-15, 23:13

Schumer and Pelosi, Talking to Trump on Guns, Try to Sweeten the Deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer offered to attend a “historic signing ceremony at the Rose Garden” as part of their pressure for the president to back a House-passed bill....
2019-09-15, 23:13

O'Rourke claims Trump has 'blood... on his hands' after El Paso mass shooting Beto O'Rourke, who has aimed to rebuild his struggling campaign on a platform of confiscating firearms, declared Sunday at a rally in Plano, Texas, that President Trump has the "blood" of the 22 El Paso mass shooting victims "on his hands."...
2019-09-15, 23:39

Conway dismisses Dems' impeachment push as 'complete nonsense,' after Nadler waffles on Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, said Democrats need to stop wasting time and taxpayers’ money with their push for impeachment, and suggested that leaders on the left brush up on the law before moving forward....
2019-09-15, 23:39

Trump suggests 'innocent' Kavanaugh should sue, blasts media for 'lies' President Trump said Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh should sue or get backing from the Department of Justice, after a New York Times piece claimed that new accounts support one claim of alleged sexual misconduct from when Kavanaugh was in college....
2019-09-15, 23:39

Toronto Film Festival 2019: Nicolas Cage turns it up to 11 in ‘Color Out of Space’ Nicolas Cage is having a moment – although, arguably, he’s been having a moment his entire bonkers career. The man works a LOT. But last year saw two particularly terrific performances from him, in the arty horror movie “Mandy” and voicing a brooding noir archetype in “...
2019-09-15, 23:39

TikTok’s Beijing roots fuel censorship suspicion as it builds a huge U.S. audience Social media has been a quintessentially American journey rooted in ideas about creative expression and freedom of speech. But the rise of the Chinese video app TikTok could signal an end to Western dominance of the Internet’s megaphones — and an ideological change in what people see on the Web....
2019-09-16, 00:26

EU businesses warn no-deal Brexit would be disaster Britain's exit from the European Union without a divorce agreement would be a disaster and must be ruled out, Europe's biggest business organization said on Monday, as EU officials warn this worst-case scenario is increasingly likely....
2019-09-16, 00:26

Tunisian candidate Kais Saied says exit poll shows him leading Tunisian presidential candidate Kais Saied said on radio on Sunday that an exit poll showed he was ahead after the first round of voting, with the top two candidates to advance to a second round....
2019-09-16, 00:26

BHU Professor, Accused Of Sex Harassment, Sent On Leave After Protests Students of the Banaras Hindu University, protesting against the reinstatement of a professor accused of sexually harassing women, called off their agitation on Sunday night after authorities assured......
2019-09-16, 00:52

Democratic Presidential Candidates Call for Brett Kavanaugh’s Impeachment In the wake of a new report by The New York Times revealing additional information about sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh, several Democratic presidential candidates have called for Kavanaugh to be impeached....
2019-09-16, 00:52

EU dismay as Boris Johnson compares himself to Hulk Breaking ‘manacles’ comments come a day before PM travels for Brexit talks in Luxembourg European officials reacted with exasperation on Sunday as Boris Johnson compared himself to the Incredible Hulk throwing off the shackles of the EU the day before he is due to travel to Luxembourg for talks in p...
2019-09-16, 01:13

Boeing Board to Call for Safety Changes After 737 Max Crashes A committee of the Boeing board reviewed how the company designs and builds planes. It identified areas for improvement and major issues facing the company....
2019-09-16, 01:13

Moscow's City Day Parade Brings All The Machines A parade yesterday filled Moscow’s Garden Ring with all kinds of heavy equipment, from large trucks to helicopters and boats, in a massive show of force. But this wasn’t the Victory Day Parade. That’s in May. This was the Moscow Municipal Service Vehicle Parade....
2019-09-16, 01:13

In 1978, Dodge Wanted To Sell Us 'Adult Toys' Dodge has never been afraid to explore new market segments, especially when they build excitement. In 1978, the brand made its biggest step in that direction with a line of “adult toys.” No. NO. Not like that. Accessorized pickups, vans and stuff....
2019-09-16, 01:13

United Auto Workers Calls for Strike at GM's U.S. Factories The United Auto Workers has called for a strike at General Motors’ U.S. factories, its first major work stoppage in more than a decade. Union leadership is instructing roughly 46,000 factory workers to walk off the job or stay home until further notice....
2019-09-16, 01:39

Opinion: EU must react to pressure from Turkey Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip to blackmail the EU. Europe must step up and decide how to react — before it is too late, says DW's Barbara Wesel....
2019-09-16, 01:39

Taliban lift ban on Red Cross in Afghanistan The Red Cross has fully resumed operations in Afghanistan after the Taliban said they had agreed to "new promises in humanitarian aid." The militants also pledged security guarantees for aid workers....
2019-09-16, 01:39

Windrush campaigners bring a political edge to fashion week Catwalk show and day of events in Brixton highlight positive impact of Windrush generationThe official London Fashion Week schedule had a fresh addition on Sunday night, as campaigners for and members of the Windrush generation modelled in a catwalk show.For the event, titled Next Generation Regener...
2019-09-16, 01:39

Saudi oil exports to run as normal from stocks this week: source Saudi Arabia's oil exports will continue as normal this week as the kingdom taps into stocks from its large storage facilities, an industry source briefed on the developments told Reuters on Sunday....
2019-09-16, 01:39

Germany's car watchdog sets Audi ultimatum to remove illegal diesel software: report Germany's motor vehicle authority (KBA) has told Volkswagen's premium brand Audi that it faces penalties for its failure to remove illegal software from diesel cars that can manipulate emissions levels, the Bild am Sonntag (BamS) newspaper reported....
2019-09-16, 01:39

Florida doubles python hunters as over 1,000 apply for hourly wage job with bounty incentives Florida doubled its ranks of python hunters last week as the state steps up efforts to tame the invasive species that has long devastated the balance of the natural food chain in the Everglades....
2019-09-16, 02:00

Pearl Harbor sailors laid to rest on same day in NJ, Kansas 78 years after 1941 attack The remains of two U.S. military veterans who were killed in Pearl Harbor on the same day in 1941 have finally been laid to rest — also on the same day, nearly 78 years later....
2019-09-16, 02:00

Drunken scooter rider hit Colorado police officer before crashing into car, officials say A man on a scooter is facing a driving under the influence charge after striking a police officer and then crashing into a parked car in downtown Denver on Saturday, according to officials. ...
2019-09-16, 02:00

Realme XT Review Realme XT is essentially a Realme 5 Pro with a 64-megapixel camera and a few design tweaks thrown in. But is there enough room between the Realme 5 Pro and the Realme X for it to exist? Find out in......
2019-09-16, 02:00

Chile's Niemann wins by 6 shots at The Greenbrier Joaquin Niemann became the first player from Chile to win on the PGA Tour, shooting a 6-under 64 for a six-stroke victory in A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier        ...
2019-09-16, 02:00

The Dolphins Are Stale Piss From The Gutter The Dolphins, a team set up to execute one of the most brazen tanking campaigns in NFL history, were so bad in Week 1 that a handful of players were reportedly calling their agents after the game and begging to be traded. Somehow, Miami was even worse today against the Patriots....
2019-09-16, 02:00

NBA Agents Refuse NCAA's Latest Bullshit Regulatory Proposal The National Basketball Players Association sent a letter to the NCAA on behalf of player agents that outlines those agents’ refusal to be a part of a new certification process that the collegiate association wants to implement. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski obtained the signed letter and tweeted it out...
2019-09-16, 02:00

After 20 years of using the same numbers, Delaware man wins $25,000 a year in the lottery The man, who wished to remain anonymous, purchased the Lucky for Life ticket at Dave's Liquors in New Castle, the state lottery office said. He matched all five numbers.        ...
2019-09-16, 02:26

Gov. Cuomo bans flavored e-cigarettes in New York after vaping illnesses, deaths Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned flavored e-cigarettes in New York with an executive order amid growing investigation into mysterious vaping-related illnesses        ...
2019-09-16, 02:26

UAW-represented janitors at some GM plants go on strike; impact on auto production unclear The United Auto Workers had told GM that autoworkers would report for their shifts Sunday even though the union's contract expired at midnight.        ...
2019-09-16, 02:26

Inside Cadbury: Chocolate Secrets Unwrapped review – sickeningly dull This show should have been a soothing sweet treat ... instead, it was an hour of tedium that led to a long dark night of the soulInside Cadbury: Chocolate Secrets Unwrapped (Channel 4) was clearly intended as a jolly puff piece. It would offer us, it promised, “unique access inside its secretive Wil...
2019-09-16, 02:26

Hey, Fed, cutting interest rates more will hurt, not help the economy Is the Fed bonkers? Does it really believe cutting interest rates more boosts borrowing? Are you really hot to lend your savings long-term at 1%?       ...
2019-09-16, 02:26

UAW contract with GM expires; union says 'significant differences' remain In a letter to union officers Saturday evening, a UAW official said the contract with GM would not be extended, but no immediate strike was planned.       ...
2019-09-16, 02:26

Stinky shoppers unoffended after Mississippi store bans them The convenience store has a sign on its door stating, “Notice: Bad Smelling Oil Mill People Please Do Not Enter.”       ...
2019-09-16, 02:26

SmileDirectClub: 'Consumer sentiment is on our side' despite rough IPO debut SmileDirectClub's initial public offering got a tepid response, but co-founder Alex Fenkell and CFO Kyle Wailes say prospects are strong.       ...
2019-09-16, 02:26

Hill takes dominant maiden BTCC victory in final race at Knockhill Jake Hill took a maiden victory in the British Touring Car Championship by dominating the final race of the weekend at Knockhill in his Trade Price Cars Racing Audi S3...
2019-09-16, 02:26

Colombia plane crash kills seven: authorities A small plane crashed near the southwestern Colombian city of Popayan on Sunday, killing seven of the nine passengers aboard, the city's mayor and the country's civil aviation authority said....
2019-09-16, 03:13

Algeria calls presidential elections for December The election to replace ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been scheduled for December 12. The army is pleased, but protesters want more time....
2019-09-16, 03:52

Ferrari's 2022 rapid luxury SUV detailed by technical boss Ferrari 'Purosangue' SUV, as imagined by Autocar Front-mid-engined Lamborghini Urus rival due in 2022; V12 and V6 plug-in hybrid versions likely as part of newly designed architecture Ferrari is stepping up development of its eagerly anticipated SUV, which will push the brand in an entirely new d...
2019-09-16, 03:52

Satellite images show targets hit in oil attack, US says President Donald Trump tweeted that the US has "reason to believe" that the United States knows who is responsible for an attack on a Saudi Arabian oil field and the country is "locked and loaded depending verification" following the crippling strike. Newly released satellite images show the targets...
2019-09-16, 04:13

PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Sept 16 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-09-16, 04:13

UPDATE 1-U.S. stock futures fall after Saudi oil attacks U.S. stock futures fell 0.3% percent when trading resumed on Sunday, a day after attacks on Saudi oil facilities that risk disrupting global energy supplies....
2019-09-16, 04:13

Piatek penalty gives Milan win over 10-man Verona "AC Milan\u0027s Krzysztof Piatek returned to the starting lineup and converted the winner with a penalty in a hard-fought 1-0 victory at 10-man Hellas Verona in Serie A on Sunday."...
2019-09-16, 05:26

U.S. government fines Japan Airlines $300,000 for long flight delays The U.S. government is fining Japan Airlines $300,000 for delays that trapped passengers on two grounded planes for hours.       ...
2019-09-16, 05:26

Oil Prices Soar After Saudi Attack Crude prices surged following an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure and announcement from President Trump that he has authorized the release of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve....
2019-09-16, 05:52

Sorry Energy Consumers, Shale Won't Save You Booming U.S. oil production has altered the world energy landscape, in part because it is so nimble, but it can’t plug a hole of the size created by the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia....
2019-09-16, 05:52

Masked would-be burglars scared off by California woman's shouting: see the video Surveillance video captured two masked men kicking in the front door of a California house in an apparent burglary attempt -- before a woman's shouts sent them running....
2019-09-16, 05:52

Confederate statue that prompted Charlottesville rally must stay, judge rules A Virginia judge has blocked the city of Charlottesville's effort to remove the Confederate statue that sparked a deadly white nationalist rally.        ...
2019-09-16, 06:13

Man gives bogus tip about mass shooting at LA County Fair to avoid going with parents: cops A 22-year-old man called in a bogus warning about a mass shooting at a fair in the Los Angeles area — so he could avoid going there with his parents, police said. Erik Villasenor sent an email to the Los Angeles County Fair association that “someone was planning on doing a mass shooting Sunday...
2019-09-16, 06:39

Notre Dame fire exposed thousands of children to alarming levels of lead The devastating fire that consumed the Notre Dame Cathedral in April spread toxic dust over Paris — exposing at least 6,000 children under the age of six to alarming levels of lead, according to a new report. French authorities were alerted that lead exposure could be a problem within 48 hours...
2019-09-16, 06:39

Inside the deadly vaping crisis that’s gripping the nation St. John’s University student Taylor Healey was puffing on an e-cigarette one night in February when she suddenly became violently ill. Healey, 21, said she’d taken between 25 and 35 puffs of a mint-flavored Juul pod while hanging out with friends near the school’s Jamaica, Queens, campus when...
2019-09-16, 06:39

10-year-old Texas girl contracts brain-eating amoeba during swim A young Texas girl is fighting for her life after she was infected with a deadly brain-eating amoeba following a day spent swimming in a river, according to reports. Lily Mae Avant, 10, went swimming over Labor Day weekend in the Brazos River near Waco — where doctors believe she contracted the ofte...
2019-09-16, 06:39

Tennessee Titans’ pregame show goes up in flames The NFL season is already going up in flames for the Tennessee Titans. The team’s fancy pyrotechnic machine, which was supposed to fire up fans before their game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, burst into flames shortly after the teams took the field at Nissan Stadium on Sunday. The ...
2019-09-16, 06:39

Andrew Yang responds to backlash over forgiving new 'SNL' member Shane Gillis for racial slur Andrew Yang responded to backlash against his call to forgive Shane Gillis, a new "Saturday Night Live" player under fire for using a racial slur.        ...
2019-09-16, 07:00

Drew Brees to see hand specialist in Los Angeles after injury during game Drew Brees, the New Orleans Saints longtime quarterback, will be examined by a hand specialist in Los Angeles after suffering an injury during an earlier game against the Rams....
2019-09-16, 07:00

How to keep your CMO job longer The median tenure for a top 100 CMO is 27 months. And most CMOs spend their tenure trying to paddle a sinking ship. Here's how to course-correct.Read More...
2019-09-16, 07:00

Dellin Betances Is Back. Yankees Hope His Fastball Returns, Too. The reliever, who made his season debut on Sunday, is trying to regain his lost velocity, but he also knows that secondary pitches have allowed him to thrive....
2019-09-16, 07:26

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong While the battle lines seem clearly drawn, views are often less absolute and loyalties not so predictable. On Australian campuses, this uncertainty is producing a deepening anxiety....
2019-09-16, 07:26

Saints DE Cameron Jordan rips 'Foot Locker' NFL refs for officiating mistake "I'm sure the NFL will come out with some other statement about it," Cameron Jordan said reflecting on call that cost Saints a touchdown.       ...
2019-09-16, 07:52

‘We haven’t practiced that’: Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys teammates pull back curtain on Dak Prescott’s 42-yard keeper Dak Prescott ripped off the longest run of his career against the Redskins, but his Cowboys teammates think the run could have been even better.       ...
2019-09-16, 07:52

The Redskins' defense was supposed to be their strength. Instead, it's become a question mark Washington was expecting its defense to step up in 2019. Instead, the unit has proven vulnerable in the season's first two games.       ...
2019-09-16, 07:52

LA Chargers, Philip Rivers say they can overcome injuries, absences despite loss to Lions The Chargers' fate was sealed when Lions cornerback Darius Slay intercepted a Philip Rivers’ pass in the end zone with less than two minutes remaining       ...
2019-09-16, 07:52

Gutsy Frank Reich, Colts defense hold off Titans for win Colts overcome inconsistent quarterback play from Jacoby Brissett, more missed kicks by Adam Vinatieri to pick up victory.       ...
2019-09-16, 07:52

Opinion: Mark Dantonio blamed refs for Michigan State's loss. He should blame himself It isn’t just the loss that stings for Michigan State football. It’s the depressingly familiar pattern of how it unfolded.       ...
2019-09-16, 07:52

Braves infielder Charlie Culberson has multiple facial fractures after pitch to the face Atlanta Braves infielder Charlie Culberson sustained multiple facial fractures when he was hit by a 91 mph pitch from Washington's Fernando Rodney.       ...
2019-09-16, 07:52

Government's 70,000-Crore Stimulus No "Game Changer", Say Some Economists On Saturday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the tax refund program for exporters from January 1 will cost the government Rs 50,000 crore ($7 billion) in revenue annually....
2019-09-16, 07:52

Biden Has Deep Connection to Black Voters. Will It Translate Into Votes? The Democratic front-runner leads in the polls among African-Americans, and older black voters admire him. But it’s not “locked down,’’ said one party strategist....
2019-09-16, 07:52

Oil soars after attack on Saudi plants shuts in 5% of global supply Oil prices soared on Monday, with Brent crude posting its biggest intra-day percentage gain since the Gulf War in 1991, after an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on Saturday shut about 5% of global supply....
2019-09-16, 08:39

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy protection OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday night, succumbing to pressure from more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging the company helped fuel the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic....
2019-09-16, 08:39

Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel cheating Volkswagen said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian customers caught up in its global diesel emissions cheating scandal....
2019-09-16, 08:39

Creative Arts Emmys 2019: Sterling K. Brown, Angela Bassett go glam on the red carpet Celebrities such as Sterling K. Brown, Kim Kardashian, Angela Bassett turned out for the Creative Arts Emmys, which award technical excellence in TV.        ...
2019-09-16, 08:39

Chainsaws, fire and paranoia: my total bedbug meltdown It took me ages to realize my place was infested. That’s when I learned of the life-altering measures required to fix the problemIn these weird political times, I hear a lot of people saying, “Can things get any worse?” I usually scoff and tell them “Yes. Yes they can.” Things can always get worse, ...
2019-09-16, 09:00

Resident Evil 4 Player Completes Game With 0% Accuracy Straight speedruns and feats of skill are always impressive, but sometimes it’s just as impressive to see a game completed where someone has found an interesting way to make things hard for themselves....
2019-09-16, 09:00

Greenpeace posts protest sign over Hyundai billboard in South Korea Greenpeace campaigners climbed a 40-metre billboard advertisement for Hyundai Motor's near its head office in South Korea to post a sign reading "No more internal combustion engines", the environmental group said on Monday....
2019-09-16, 09:52

Virginia attorney general: Couples can decline to disclose race on marriage application Virginia's attorney general said couples seeking marriage licenses in the state will no longer be required to reveal their race following a lawsuit filed by three couples against the rule....
2019-09-16, 09:52

Oppo A9 2020 Goes on Sale in India Today via Amazon at 12 Noon Oppo A9 2020 price in India starts at Rs. 16,990, and goes up to Rs. 19,990. It will go on sale at 12 Noon via Amazon in the country. Oppo A9 2020's biggest highlight is its 48-megapixel primary......
2019-09-16, 10:13

Jeff McNeil is going quiet when Mets need him most Jeff McNeil was lost for words following the Mets’ 3-2 loss to the Dodgers on Sunday night. He sat motionless in front of his locker, still dressed in his uniform, while the rest of his teammates got a head start on packing for their series in Colorado. His face revealed just how draining the series...
2019-09-16, 11:00

TJ Jones making statement as surprise Giants wideout A week ago, TJ Jones was jobless, hanging out with his family at home in Atlanta watching the Giants’ season-opening loss to the Cowboys on television. On Sunday, the 27-year-old receiver was back in the Giants uniform he wore in training camp and preseason before he was cut Labor Day weekend, stand...
2019-09-16, 11:00

Mets’ Justin Wilson doomed by cleat mishap in terrible spot It was a costly outing for Mets reliever Justin Wilson on Sunday night. In a must-win series finale against the Dodgers, Wilson couldn’t follow up a strong seven-inning performance from starter Zack Wheeler as the Mets fell 3-2 at Citi Field. When Wilson entered with a 2-1 lead in the eighth inning,...
2019-09-16, 11:00

Joe Torre: The MLB’s reasoning for rejecting Mets 9/11 hats Pete Alonso may keep fighting the good fight, but MLB does not sound inclined to change its stance. Joe Torre, its chief baseball officer, said he doesn’t foresee MLB changing its rule on teams wearing commemorative hats during games — like the first-responder caps Alonso wanted the Mets to wear on ...
2019-09-16, 11:00

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2019-09-16, 11:00

PS4 Controller SAES C200 Dual Shock 4 Wireless Controller for Playstation 4 Joystick with Sixaxis, Bluetooth, Micro USB, Multi-Touch Clickable Touch Pad(Black) PS4 Controller SAES C200 Dual Shock 4 Wireless Controller for Playstation 4 Joystick with Sixaxis, Bluetooth, Micro USB, Multi-Touch Clickable Touch Pad(Black)...
2019-09-16, 11:00

DHS, DOJ Now Looking Into Escort and Massage Sites That Boomed After Backpage Takedown A year after the CEO of classified ads website Backpage.com, Carl Ferrer, pleaded guilty to federal charges and the site was permanently shut down, the feds have turned their attention to Backpage’s successors.Read more......
2019-09-16, 11:00

UPDATE 1-Oil attacks send Saudi Arabia, Aramco bonds to multi-week lows Dollar-denominated bonds issued by Saudi Arabia's government and state-oil firm Saudi Aramco tumbled to multi-week lows on Monday following a weekend attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities that shut about 5% of global supply....
2019-09-16, 11:00

49,000 United Auto Workers Union Members at General Motors to Strike (DETROIT) — The United Auto Workers union announced that its roughly 49,000 members at General Motors plants in the U.S. will go on strike Sunday night because contract negotiations with the automaker had broken down. The decision came after about 200 plant-level union leaders voted unanimousl...
2019-09-16, 11:26

Boris Johnson in Luxembourg for crunch Brexit talks with EU chief Juncker British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet with the European Union's top executive for a set of lunchtime talks that both critics and allies have described as political theater....
2019-09-16, 11:52

Surgeon, Cab Driver Killed After Bus Hits Them On Mumbai-Pune Expressway A prominent Pune-based surgeon and his cab driver were killed and two other doctors injured when a bus hit them on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway in Maharashtra, police said this morning....
2019-09-16, 11:52

"I Feel 74 Years Young": P Chidambaram Tweets From Tihar On Birthday Former Union Minister P Chidambaram celebrated his 74th birthday today in Tihar Jail, where he has been imprisoned over the INX Media case, with a tweet on the condition of the economy and a letter......
2019-09-16, 11:52

Updates: Not A Single Bullet Fired In J&K Since August 5, Says Centre Jammu Kashmir Issue Updates: The Supreme Court this morning asked the Centre to restore normal life in Jammu and Kashmir as soon as possible. "Every move should be made keeping in mind national......
2019-09-16, 11:52

Frankfurt hits und misses The Honda e, Porsche Taycan Turbo and Volkswagen ID3 were among the Frankfurt auto show hits, as selected by reporter Larry P. Vellequette. There were misses, too....
2019-09-16, 11:52

GM safety week recall has a long history Just before CEO Mary Barra told employees in a companywide broadcast to make safety an "every-minute priority," regulators disclosed that GM is recalling nearly 3.5 million large pickups and SUVs for a brake problem that it has been dealing with internally since at least 2015....
2019-09-16, 11:52

Lawmaker rips MLB for refusing to let Mets wear 9/11 tribute hats A Brooklyn lawmaker is accusing Major League Baseball of disrespecting 9/11 first responders by refusing to allow the Mets to wear caps honoring the heroes on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks. City Councilman Justin Brannan fired off a scathing letter to MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred last wee...
2019-09-16, 11:52

Long Island judge pleads guilty to raiding neighbor’s dirty panties A pervy Long Island judge is expected to become a registered sex offender after admitting breaking into a neighbor’s home to steal her dirty panties. Robert Cicale, 50, had several pairs of worn women’s underwear stuffed into his coat when he was busted fleeing a 23-year-old neighborR...
2019-09-16, 11:52

Suspect nabbed in deadly March stabbing of cab driver in the Bronx Cops have collared a homeless man in the slaying of a for-hire driver in the Bronx more than six months after the 27-year-old was found fatally stabbed in his car. Malik Evans, 24, was charged Sunday with murder, attempted robbery and criminal possession of a weapon after turning himself into the 41...
2019-09-16, 11:52

Blasts, Blazes Shake Saudi Oil Town's Inhabitants The sprawling crude hub of Abqaiq turned into an inferno that illuminated the desert sky and sent residents of the small town fleeing for the safety of the sands....
2019-09-16, 12:13

What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 2 The Rams (and the refs) beat the Saints, the Patriots, Cowboys and Chiefs romped, and a few young quarterbacks continued to prove their doubters wrong....
2019-09-16, 12:13

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy The company that made billions selling OxyContin has filed for bankruptcy protection. This comes after it reached a tentative settlement with many of the more than 2,000 governments that are suing it over its role in the opioid crisis. (Sept. 16)        ...
2019-09-16, 12:13

German climate package to cost government 4-5 billion euros per year initially: SPD A major climate package Berlin is due to announce this week will cost the government 4-5 billion euros per year initially, a Social Democrat said on Monday, as the finance minister called for an increase in domestic flight taxes....
2019-09-16, 12:13

Hurricane Humberto takes aim at Bermuda, a danger to U.S. coast Humberto, which gained hurricane strength late Sunday, is expected to drop another 2 inches of rain on the storm-ravaged northwestern Bahamas as it crawls away from the U.S. coast, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said early Monday....
2019-09-16, 12:13

Edward Snowden calls on Macron to grant him asylum Edward Snowden, the US whistleblower who leaked classified documents detailing government surveillance programmes, is calling on France to grant him asylum....
2019-09-16, 12:39

VW settles Australia suit over 'dieselgate' scandal Volkswagen has agreed to pay out millions over a class-action suit brought by about 100,000 Australian consumers. The company has paid billions to US and Canadian consumers and faces a second Australian lawsuit....
2019-09-16, 12:39

Paris wants to give €500 subsidies for e-bikes The Île-de-France transport authority plans to offer citizens €500 to buy an e-bike in 2020. A growing number of local and national governments are following this model to make green transportation a cheaper option....
2019-09-16, 12:39

Nazi satire 'Jojo Rabbit' wins top prize at Toronto Film Festival New Zealand director Taika Waititi took home the Toronto Film Festival's audience award for his coming-of-age comedy set in Nazi Germany. The prize is seen as one of the best predictors for Oscar winners....
2019-09-16, 12:39

Ireland Baldwin Teases Dad Alec Baldwin Over His Infamous Voicemail Kids say the darndest things, especially when they get to roast their parents. On Sunday night, Ireland Baldwin didn't hold back when it came to teasing and poking fun at her famous......
2019-09-16, 13:00

AstraZeneca diabetes drug granted fast track status for heart failure treatment AstraZeneca's diabetes drug, Farxiga, has been granted fast track designation by U.S. regulators for the treatment of heart failure, boosting prospects of wider use of the drug and putting it ahead of rivals....
2019-09-16, 13:00

Wiggins: Roglic's ski jumping mentality behind cycling success "Bradley Wiggins reflects on the remarkable mindset of Vuelta champion Primoz Roglic and his ski jumping background. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
2019-09-16, 13:26

Why the 'Great Wave' has mystified art lovers for generations A massive wave threatens to engulf three fishing boats, its foam crown extending like claws, menacing the rowers below. It's an epic scene of human struggle and natural terror that dwarfs the sacred Mount Fuji just behind it....
2019-09-16, 13:52

Progress 1000: Charlie's Angel star Ella Balinska – I was acting out my role for this movie when I was six in a park Ella Balinska, the British star of the new Charlie's Angels movie, has revealed she first practised for the role by acting out the previous movies with her friends as a child....
2019-09-16, 13:52

Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the Cars, dies aged 75 New wave singer behind hits including Good Times Roll and Shake It Up found dead in his New York apartment Ric Ocasek, the lead singer of the 1980s band the Cars, has died at the age of 75.New York police confirmed to the Washington Post that officers responded to a 911 call on Sunday afternoon. Oca...
2019-09-16, 13:52

A rising tide: ‘overtourism’ and the curse of the cruise ships In Kotor and Dubrovnik large cruise ships dock regularly throughout the season, depositing thousands of people each day into the tourist hotspots and putting intense pressure on the historic portsKnown as the “pearl of the Adriatic”, Dubrovnik has become one of the biggest tourist attractions in the...
2019-09-16, 13:52

Monica Lewinsky and Zadie Smith to headline new feminist ideas festival in Australia Helen Garner, Jia Tolentino and Aminatou Sow will also feature in November’s Broadside festival in Melbourne hosted by the Wheeler Centre Monica Lewinsky will embark on her first ever speaking tour of Australia and Zadie Smith will return for the first time in nearly two decades to headline a new fe...
2019-09-16, 13:52

DUP appears to soften stance on accepting EU regulations after Brexit Chief whip says shared rules on animals and food could be a way to avoid hard Irish borderFollow the day’s political developments - liveThe Democratic Unionist party has for the first time signalled it is prepared to accept some post-Brexit EU rules for Northern Ireland as long as the Stormont assem...
2019-09-16, 13:52

Guardian joins major global news collaboration Covering Climate Now Ahead of the UN Climate Summit, more than 250 newsrooms are boosting their climate coverage in a major initiative launched by Columbia Journalism Review and the Nation in partnership with the GuardianAs world leaders descend on New York for the UN Climate Action Summit – and millions of activists pr...
2019-09-16, 13:52

Apple takes fight against 13-billion-euro EU tax order to court Apple will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European Commission order to pay 13 billion euros ($14.4 billion) in Irish back taxes in a landmark case in the EU's crackdown on tax avoidance by multinational companies....
2019-09-16, 14:13

Oil prices see historic surge after drone attacks on Saudi facilities Weekend drone strikes on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure has effectively wiped out about 5 percent of the global daily production, sending oil prices skyrocketing Monday morning....
2019-09-16, 14:13

Hurricane Dorian survivors spared by Humberto still face an uncertain future As Tropical Storm Humberto passed by the Bahamas before becoming a hurricane, residents recovering from Hurricane Dorian worried they would be pummeled again before being able to recover....
2019-09-16, 14:39

Mental health counsellors fan out across the Bahamas in wake of hurricane Dorian Stories of survival are trickling out across northern Bahamas as the initial shock wears off from Hurricane Dorian, one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes in history....
2019-09-16, 14:39

U.S. response to drone attacks on Saudi oil sites ‘locked and loaded’: Trump Global energy prices spiked on Monday after a weekend attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused the worst disruption to world supplies on record, an assault for which U.S. President Donald Trump warned that the U.S. was “locked and loaded” to respond....
2019-09-16, 14:39

Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin, Files for Bankruptcy The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for its role in the opioids crises. But it is expected to be vigorously contested by many states....
2019-09-16, 14:39

Brad Pitt is GQ’s October Cover Star Brad Pitt, the star of 'Ad Astra,' is tearing through 2019—and in his October 2019 GQ cover story, talks about growth, vulnerability, masculinity, and...Will Ferrell....
2019-09-16, 14:39

Watch: Dak Prescott leads Cowboys over Redskins with 3 TD strikes Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott continued his hot start to the season by throwing three touchdown passes during a win Sunday against the Washington Redskins....
2019-09-16, 15:00

Sanders shakes up campaign leadership in New Hampshire Facing discontent and unheeded warnings from longtime supporters that he could lose the New Hampshire primary, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont on Sunday replaced the director of his presidential campaign operations in the Granite State....
2019-09-16, 15:00

Beto O'Rourke hits Pete Buttigieg with expletive-fueled swipe over gun-control comments Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke defended his position on Sunday to ban assault-style weapons and impose mandatory buybacks of AR-15s and AK-47s amid growing Democratic criticism, while also pushing back at those critics, including South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg....
2019-09-16, 15:00

Three dead, hundreds ill in Spain listeria outbreak: WHO Three people have died and at least 222 have been infected in Spain's largest ever outbreak of listeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday....
2019-09-16, 15:00

Grab says its food business could push the company to profitability Grab's food business started in 2016, but it expanded broadly across Southeast Asia last year after the start-up acquired Uber's regional operations....
2019-09-16, 15:26

Saudi Officials Consider Delaying Aramco IPO Saudi Arabian officials are discussing delaying Aramco’s initial public offering, after attacks on the company’s largest oil facilities sidelined more than half of the kingdom’s output, people familiar with the matter said....
2019-09-16, 15:26

U.S. Stock Futures Retreat as Oil Prices Surge U.S. stock futures fell and haven assets like gold and the Japanese yen gained after a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities sent crude prices surging....
2019-09-16, 15:26

Activists Bark Loudly With Smaller Bites The phenomenon of cantankerous shareholders staking their claim on very large companies with ever smaller interests has grown, but in many cases it isn’t clear if companies would have taken decisions on their own accord....
2019-09-16, 15:26

Banks Warm to Mortgage Bonds That Burned Them in 2008 Lenders all but gave up on packaging mortgages into securities and selling them after the financial crisis. But now banks like Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo are getting back in....
2019-09-16, 15:26

Rupee Falls Over 1% Against Dollar As Crude Oil Rates Soar: 10 Points The rupee depreciated by as much as 75 paise - or 1.06 per cent - against the US dollar hurt by soaring crude oil prices. After opening at 71.57 against the greenback, down 64 paise compared to the......
2019-09-16, 15:52

County cricket: Hampshire v Somerset, Essex v Surrey and more – live! County Championship updates from around the groundsCounty cricket talking points: Somerset gain edge in title raceAnd feel free to tweet @tykestravels or post BTL 2.42pm BST Darren Stevens has his first century since May 2017, off 129 balls with 12 fours and three sixes. Kent are 206-5. Meanwhile, L...
2019-09-16, 16:13

How to Know If You're the Jerk in the Gym I love going to a not-very-popular gym at off-peak hours. I’ll camp out in the squat rack all workout, and nobody cares. But since hogging the squat rack is a classic jerk move, it got me thinking: maybe I am the jerk at my local gym....
2019-09-16, 16:13

Beachgoers Warned As Hurricane Humberto Forms Off Florida Coast MIAMI — Beachgoers on the southeastern U.S. coast should be wary of potentially dangerous rip currents caused by Hurricane Humberto, the National Hurricane Center said Sunday. Late Sunday, Humberto strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane. By early Monday, the storm had maximum sustained winds o...
2019-09-16, 16:13

Kelly Clarkson Totally Forgetting Meghan Markle's Name Is Such a Monday Mood Kelly Clarkson is feeling royally flushed. During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the new talk show host was put to the test to see just how quick she is on her feet. The......
2019-09-16, 16:13

'Game Of Thrones' led Creative Arts Emmy wins "Game of Thrones" led the charge at the Creative Arts Emmys with a total of 10 wins for the fantasy show. Amazon's popular comedy "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" also did well during the night, with a total of six wins....
2019-09-16, 16:39

Saudi-led coalition: Evidence indicates Iranian arms used in Saudi attack The Saudi-led military coalition battling Yemen's Houthi movement said on Monday that the attack on Saudi Arabian oil plants was carried out with Iranian weapons and was not launched from Yemen according to preliminary findings....
2019-09-16, 17:13

Oil soars 10% after attack on massive Saudi oil facilities Oil futures jumped 10% on Monday after an attack on Saudi Arabian crude oil processing facilities over the weekend sliced the kingdom's production in half and threatened to hamper shipments from the world's largest crude exporter....
2019-09-16, 17:13

Factbox: The U.S. opioid epidemic in the courts As opioid-related deaths have soared, thousands of lawsuits have been filed seeking damages from drugmakers and distributors. The following is a summary of where and how the opioid litigation is playing out across the United States:...
2019-09-16, 17:13

Exclusive: Lockheed names F-35 chief to run aeronautics as Evans undergoes medical treatment Greg Ulmer, head of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter program, will temporarily lead the company's aeronautics division while its current chief, Michele Evans, undergoes medical treatment, the company told employees on Monday....
2019-09-16, 17:13

EU seeks plane subsidy deal, but U.S. not talking: bloc's trade chief The European Union is urging the United States to hold off trade sanctions and seek an agreement on aircraft industry subsidies, but Washington has shown no sign it wants to talk, EU trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom said on Monday....
2019-09-16, 17:13

Saudi Aramco attacks: What we know so far Attacks on two sites at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry shut down more than 5% of global supply, sent oil prices as much as 20% higher and prompted the United States to blame Iran despite Tehran's denials....
2019-09-16, 17:13

New York Times corrects story detailing misconduct claim against Brett Kavanaugh The New York Times added a correction to a story that accused Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct to reveal a woman allegedly involved in the incident at a college dorm party doesn’t recall it. The newspaper published the story online and in the Sunday Review section tha...
2019-09-16, 17:13

Illegal immigrant ran huge drug-smuggling ring from jail: authorities An illegal Mexican immigrant ran a huge drug-smuggling ring from an Ohio prison — using a cellphone that was dropped into the prison by a drone, according to authorities. Jose Lozano-Leon, 41, led his gang from Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, where he was serving 18 months for illegal re-e...
2019-09-16, 17:13

North Korea says talks with US could take place in a ‘few weeks’ SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea says diplomatic talks with the United States could resume in a “few weeks,” but it will not consider abandoning its nuclear weapons unless external threats are fully removed. A statement Monday attributed to a North Korean foreign ministry official says t...
2019-09-16, 17:13

Nearly 50,000 General Motors workers go on strike DETROIT — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the US, as well as 22 parts distri...
2019-09-16, 17:13

7th annual Climb 4 the Fallen raises money for support to first responders TUCSON — More than 100 first responders attended the 7th annual Climb for the Fallen event in Tucson. They made the grueling 17-story climb seven times, in full gear. “We try to put these guys in the stairwells, just like it was in 9/11, and make it hot,” said Golder Ranch Firefigh...
2019-09-16, 17:13

Police: Rock star Ric Ocasek found dead in NYC apartment FILE – In this Feb. 6, 2015, file photo, Ric Ocasek of the Cars arrives at the MusiCares Person of the Year event at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles. Ocasek, famed frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment. The New York City police depar...
2019-09-16, 17:13

Labor Groups Press New York to Protect App-Based Workers Buoyed by legislative passage of a bill in California, unions in New York are pushing to change state law to extend employment protections for app-based workers....
2019-09-16, 17:13

Analysis: Is it impossible that oil prices reach $100 a barrel? No. Is it unimaginable that oil prices could reach $100 a barrel? No. Crude prices reached that point just over a decade ago.       ...
2019-09-16, 17:13

46,000 GM autoworkers walk out Thousands of GM autoworkers from dozens of U.S. facilities are picketing in the midst of contract negotiations.       ...
2019-09-16, 17:13

Five people injured when SUV tumbles 200 feet down California canyon, driver suspected of DUI Five people in California were injured in a suspected drunk driving wreck Saturday after being ejected from an SUV that tumbled more than 200 feet to the bottom of a canyon, authorities said....
2019-09-16, 17:13

Brazilian state-owned tech firm Serpro targets startups The company set to be privatized is looking to increase revenue and attractiveness to investors by selling public data processing to technology startups like Uber....
2019-09-16, 17:13

Trump rages after NYT updates story to say alleged Kavanaugh victim 'does not recall' incident The Times updated an article detailing a previously unreported accusation against Kavanaugh from when he was a Yale University student, noting that "the female student declined to be interviewed and friends say that she does not recall the incident."...
2019-09-16, 17:39

Trump Urges ‘Big’ Rate Cut as Fed Faces Challenges From short-term political and trade war concerns to a long-term lack of “firefighting capability” if the economy dives, things are not poised to get easier for Chair Jerome H. Powell....
2019-09-16, 17:39

BT Sport kicks off live 8K broadcasts – but don't expect too many of them The UK's BT Sport channel is starting to wade into the crystal-sharp world of 8K, after a Gallagher Premiership Rugby 7s match in Northampton was broadcast in the ultra-high resolution to attendees of the International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam.It wasn't a small task by any mean...
2019-09-16, 17:39

Watchmen TV show release date, trailers, cast, and returning characters When HBO’s new Watchmen TV show started getting chatter back in 2015, many fans of the iconic graphic novel, or Zak Snyder’s 2009 film adaptation, will have wondered if this incoming TV series is just a retread of what we’ve seen before. So far, though, the evidence points towar...
2019-09-16, 17:39

There might not be a Samsung Galaxy S11 or Note 11 The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 has only just launched but already we’re hearing about the Samsung Galaxy Note 11 – or rather, that there might not be one. And there might not be a Samsung Galaxy S11 either.Obviously Samsung is going to keep making high-end phones, but according to Evan Bla...
2019-09-16, 17:39

Monday's Best Deals: Apple Watch Series 5, Philips Norelco, Tile, and More Savings on the yet-to-be-released Apple Watch Series 5, a Philips Norelco Shaver Gold Box, and Tile discounts lead off Monday’s best deals from around the web....
2019-09-16, 17:39

ShowBiz Minute: Ocasek, Jojo Rabbit, Box Office Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75; "Jojo Rabbit" wins Toronto's sought-after audience award; "It" is tops again, "Hustlers" full of flash at box office. (Sept. 16)        ...
2019-09-16, 17:39

Thai 'Tiger Temple' blames government for deaths of rescued tigers Thailand's much-criticized Tiger Temple tourist attraction on Monday blamed the government for the deaths of scores of its tigers seized by authorities in 2016, denying official accounts that the big cats died from inbreeding and disease....
2019-09-16, 18:00

What Apple Risks By Doing Momentous Events Without Momentous News Over the past couple of years, Apple has made one thing abundantly clear: It’s trying to transform from a hardware company into a services company, with subscription offerings like Apple Music and Apple News+ intended to make up ground amid industry-wide slowing smartphone sales. So far, it...
2019-09-16, 18:00

| SEE | 100 days later: How Hong Kong activists sustain protests with creativity With Hong Kong shaken by 100 days of huge pro-democracy protests, activists have adopted a host of creative ways to fuel their movement away from the barricades....
2019-09-16, 18:00

| Colombia plane crash | UK Lib Dems blame Cameron for Brexit: WATCH the top world news videos for today Colombia plane crash kills seven | Jo Swinson: David Cameron cannot be forgiven for calling Brexit referendum; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-09-16, 18:00

Ric Ocasek, lead singer for new-wave icons The Cars, found dead at 75 New York police have confirmed to USA TODAY that Ric Ocasek of The Cars was found dead Sunday by a family member.        ...
2019-09-16, 18:00

Ric Ocasek of The Cars: His life in pictures Ric Ocasek of The Cars has died at 75. The band, with hits like “Drive” and “Shake It Up,” was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018.        ...
2019-09-16, 18:00

Apple fights EU order to pay 13 billion euros in back taxes Apple will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European Commission order to pay 13 billion euros in Irish back taxes in a landmark case in the EU’s crackdown on tax avoidance by multinational companies. The iPhone maker is expected to send a six-man delegation headed by chief financial officer ...
2019-09-16, 18:00

Would Like To Return To US, But Should Get Fair Trial: Edward Snowden Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency contractor living in Russia after leaking information about the US government's mass surveillance program, has said he would like to return home if he can......
2019-09-16, 18:26

Still No Viable Brexit Proposals From UK, European Union Says After Talks Britain has still not proposed any workable alternatives to the Northern Ireland "backstop" provisions of its Brexit withdrawal agreement, the EU said Monday after talks between bloc chief Jean-Claude......
2019-09-16, 18:26

Five Killed In Mexico Bar Hours Before Independence Day Event Five people were shot dead in a bar in the home state of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador a few hours before he was due to lead his first independence day celebrations on Sunday night....
2019-09-16, 18:26

Wyoming coal region faces discouraging future The national slowdown for coal is being felt especially hard this summer in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, where four of the state's biggest coal mining companies went through a lockout, bankruptcies and a merger....
2019-09-16, 18:26

Another Antonio Brown accuser comes forward A second woman is accusing Antonio Brown of sexual misconduct, saying he inappropriately propositioned her at his Pennsylvania home in 2017 — standing behind her fully naked, holding a small towel over his genitals, while she painted, according to a new report. The unnamed woman said the New E...
2019-09-16, 18:26

Say hello to 802.11ax: Wi-Fi 6 device certification begins today Enlarge / Wi-Fi connects the world together, but it's still quite complicated. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Today, the Wi-Fi Alliance launched its Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6 program. This means that the standard has been completely finalized, and device manufacturers and OEMs can begin the process of having the...
2019-09-16, 18:26

Indonesia finance minister defends plan to raise cigarette prices Indonesia's finance minister defended on Monday a plan to raise cigarette prices by more than a third from next year to reduce smoking rates, after some in the tobacco industry said it would encourage illegal manufacturing and threaten jobs....
2019-09-16, 18:26

NFL Week 2 winners, losers: Dak Prescott's value rises, Kirk Cousins makes costly mistake As Dak Prescott's value continues to rise for the unbeaten Dallas Cowboys, Kirk Cousins isn't living up to his contract.       ...
2019-09-16, 18:52

SEC Power Rankings, Week 4: What to make of Alabama's, Florida's conference wins There were two games between SEC teams in Week 3 of the college football season. What should we make of those outcomes in this week's power rankings.       ...
2019-09-16, 18:52

Johnson humiliated by Luxembourg PM at 'empty chair' press conference Xavier Bettel gesticulates at empty podium as British PM skips press conference amid loud protestsFollow the day’s Brexit developments - liveBoris Johnson has been left humiliated after being forced by anti-Brexit protesters to cancel an appearance at a press conference, leaving Luxembourg’s prime m...
2019-09-16, 18:52

More than 49,000 United Auto Workers strike against General Motors Union members shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the US after contract talks with the company deterioratedMore than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early on Monday as contract talks with the company deteri...
2019-09-16, 18:52

Protest held outside trial of Moroccan journalist accused of illegal abortion Hajar Raissouni says charges are fabricated and motivated by her work, which is critical of governmentDemonstrators have staged a protest outside a court in Rabat to coincide with the latest hearing in the trial of a Moroccan journalist accused of undergoing an illegal abortion and having sex before...
2019-09-16, 18:52

Zimbabwe union leader still missing after suspected abduction Activists fear Peter Magombeyi was kidnapped by state agents for role in doctors’ strikeConcerns are growing for a doctor and labour activist in Zimbabwe who remains missing more than 48 hours after his abduction by suspected state security agents.Peter Magombeyi, the acting president of the Zimbabw...
2019-09-16, 18:52

China's industrial growth slumps to weakest rate in over 17 years Interest rate cuts may be necessary on top of central bank’s recent move to ease lending restrictionsGrowth in China’s industrial production slumped last month to its weakest rate in more than 17 years as US import tariffs and softening domestic demand took their toll on factory owners.Measures of r...
2019-09-16, 18:52

China extends influence in Pacific as Solomon Islands break with Taiwan Blow for Taipei as largest remaining ally in region switches relations to Beijing The Solomon Islands’ government has voted to sever its longstanding ties with Taiwan and take up diplomatic relations with Beijing.The move is a huge blow to self-ruled Taiwan, which has lost six allies since 2016, and...
2019-09-16, 18:52

51-star American flags line Pennsylvania Avenue as Washington, D.C. seeks statehood The nation's capital has lined Pennsylvania Avenue with 51-star American flags as the city of Washington, D.C. prepares for a hearing on statehood this week....
2019-09-16, 18:52

Roethlisberger out for the season, needs elbow surgery Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will miss the rest of the season and will undergo surgery on his right elbow, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said in a statement Monday....
2019-09-16, 18:52

Black hole that 'rings' like a bell shows Einstein was right Astronomers have looked at the way a black hole 'rings' like a bell to test a prediction of Einstein’s general relativity. Turns out Einstein is still right...
2019-09-16, 18:52

Nearly 50,000 General Motors employees go on strike after union talks break down About 49,000 General Motors employees walked off the job at midnight Monday after negotiations between their union and the Detroit car giant unraveled....
2019-09-16, 19:13

Normal Already Failed The selling point of Joe Biden’s campaign for president is that our current political nightmare is just a momentary aberration. Joe, good old Joe, friend of Barack, has come to deliver us back to normalcy. Consider what normalcy means....
2019-09-16, 19:13

Murder-suicide victim identified as NYPD school safety officer A woman shot to death Sunday in a Brooklyn murder-suicide was an NYPD school safety officer — and her 12-year-old son was in the next room, police sources said. Naire McCormick, 44, was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head at around 11:45 p.m. when cops responded to a 911 call at an apartment...
2019-09-16, 19:13

NYPD inspector on motorcycle fatally struck by dump truck in the Bronx An off-duty NYPD inspector was killed when he was struck by a dump truck while riding his motorcycle in the Bronx early Monday morning, according to police sources. The brass was cruising south on East Tremont Avenue around 8 a.m. when he was hit by the truck, which was turning left on Waterbury Ave...
2019-09-16, 19:13

U.S. records no new measles cases for first week since January Health officials recorded no new cases of measles in the United States last week, marking the first week without new cases of the disease since January, amid an outbreak largely linked to parents who declined to vaccinate their children....
2019-09-16, 19:39

Mint, menthol e-cigarette liquids high in cancer-causing compound: study (Reuters Health) - A cancer-causing compound banned by U.S. regulators last year as a food additive has been found at potentially dangerous levels in mint and menthol flavored e-cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, researchers said on Monday....
2019-09-16, 19:39

|MinnieDlaminicelebratessecondweddinganniversaryafter'darkestdays'ofherlife In an Instagram post, the star mentioned how grateful she was to have her husband by her side through what she called 'the darkest' days of her life....
2019-09-16, 19:39

Lampard 'proud' to lead Chelsea in CL managerial debut "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard said he was excited ahead of his first Champions League game in charge, calling the competition the \"ultimate in club football\"."...
2019-09-16, 19:39

Lyon's Denayer fit to face Zenit St Petersburg "Olympique Lyonnais captain Jason Denayer will be fit to play against Zenit St Petersburg in their Champions League opener on Tuesday and help the French side improve in defence."...
2019-09-16, 19:39

Hatch: all about Google's next rumored Chromebook Google is reportedly working on an all-new Chromebook developed in-house, codenamed ‘Hatch’ in several benchmark listings and other leaks over the past few months. Rumors regarding the laptop’s capabilities have been shared as well, painting a rather clear picture.With the lates...
2019-09-16, 19:39

Google Pixel 4 launch date confirmed for October 15 The Google Pixel 4 launch date has been confirmed as October 15, after the search giant sent out invites to a New York City event. It's not too surprising given that previous Pixel phones were released in October, but now that we have a solid release date, the month-long countdown has begu...
2019-09-16, 19:39

Nearly all Ecuador citizens have personal data leaked A major database breach has seen personal information on nearly every person in the nation of Ecuador leaked.The breached data includes names, cedulas (national ID numbers), date of birth, places of birth, home addresses, and gender, with millions of financial records also exposed.The affected datab...
2019-09-16, 19:39

Now is the time to get fibre broadband deals with TalkTalk, BT, Virgin and more Ah, the search for broadband deals. A time spent lost in comparison charts and working out what a large amount of internet and broadband lingo means. Luckily, we hear your cries for help and are here to help you find your ideal super fast broadband deal.And the great news for those ready to go big o...
2019-09-16, 19:39

Saving Deposits Of Banks Rose To Rs 39.72 Lakh Crore In 2018-19: RBI The aggregate saving deposits of public and private sector banks (PSBs) stood at Rs 39.72 lakh crore as on March 31, 2019, according to Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data published in Handbook of......
2019-09-16, 19:39

When It's OK to Leave a Bad Tip While customs vary around the globe, in the United States, tipping is the norm. We know this. We accept this. And we’ve watched tipping rates creep up over time. Once considered generous, 15% is now considered the bare minimum, while tips of 20% or 25% are becoming standard....
2019-09-16, 19:39

What can I use as a tomato paste substitute? Almost no one remembers to buy tomato paste. It’s one of those pantry items that you take for granted, assuming that there will always be a few cans hidden somewhere in the deepest recesses of your cabinetry. You think you have tomato paste, but then, right when you need it, you discover that it’s g...
2019-09-16, 19:39

The NFL’s pass interference replay rule has brought more confusion than clarity The NFL wanted to avoid disaster by making pass interference reviewable, but instead it has seen why it never allowed challenges on judgment calls in the first place....
2019-09-16, 20:00

Swinson’s remain extremism has given Labour a golden opportunity | Polly Toynbee Against the Liberal Democrats’ revoke and Boris Johnson’s no deal, Jeremy Corbyn’s referendum plan is the best Brexit policyBrexit is the disrupter that breaks things and shape-shifts as it scythes through the political life of the nation. Look at its unexpected landing zone this week after the Libe...
2019-09-16, 20:00

At the Country’s Oldest Stump, a Presidential Twist The Galivants Ferry Stump speaking event in South Carolina has been held every two years for at least 143 years. Now, for the first time, it will host Democratic presidential candidates....
2019-09-16, 20:00

Aldi to expand in UK despite profit loss German discounter Aldi says it plans to open more than 100 stores in the UK over the next two years. The news comes just months after rival company Lidl said it wants to step up its presence in London with 40 new sites....
2019-09-16, 20:00

Hindus fear for their lives after Pakistan blasphemy riots Communal riots have erupted in Ghotki, a southern Pakistani town, after a charged mob attacked a school due to blasphemy accusations against its Hindu principal. Blasphemy is a sensitive issue in the Islamic country....
2019-09-16, 20:00

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on politics, human rights and storytelling She discussed the art of writing at the Berlin International Literature Festival, where DW met the celebrated author of "Americanah." Adichie was also awarded a prestigious citizens' award in Kassel on Sunday....
2019-09-16, 20:00

Kashmir: Pro-India lawmaker arrested under controversial law The former leader of the Indian-administered part of Kashmir was arrested on Monday under a controversial law that allows authorities to detain people for two years without trial....
2019-09-16, 20:00

No Brexit breakthrough as Johnson meets Juncker, EU says Salmon, snails, and the Irish backstop were on the menu for the UK prime minister and European Commission president. But a day of deadlock ended ignominously for Boris Johnson....
2019-09-16, 20:00

The Smart-Enough City, book review: Putting people first Ben Green offers a welcome antidote to most accounts of smart cities, arguing that citizens' values, rather than technology itself, should be the starting point....
2019-09-16, 20:00

Watch: Giant rugby ball sets Guinness record in Britain A British sporting goods manufacturer broke a Guinness World Record when it created a nearly 20-foot long rugby ball designed to official specifications....
2019-09-16, 20:00

|Eco-friendlyphonecompaniesbracefor5G’senergybill The next generation of telecommunications technology could be the key to ending years of stagnation in the industry. But it’s also set to create a difficult dilemma for European phone companies....
2019-09-16, 20:26

|AppletakesonEU’sCompetitionCommissionerinrecordR205bntaxfight Apple is fighting the world’s biggest tax case in a quiet courtroom this week, trying to rein in the European Union’s powerful antitrust chief ahead of a potential new crackdown on internet giants....
2019-09-16, 20:26

Energy stocks are having their best day of the year — Here are Wall Street's best buys from here Energy stocks, one of the worst-performing sectors this year, spiked on Monday after an attack on Saudi Arabia's heart of oil production Saturday sent oil prices soaring....
2019-09-16, 20:26

'Iranian weapons' used in drone strike on oil plants Oil prices have fallen after an initial spike following a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, as finger pointing continues over who was responsible....
2019-09-16, 20:26

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger out for season with elbow injury The Steelers were dealt a significant blow when they learned Monday they will have to go the rest of the season without QB Ben Roethlisberger.       ...
2019-09-16, 20:26

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr rips interference call: 'Blows my mind' Raiders QB Derek Carr vented about one of the worst calls he's ever experienced following his team's 28-10 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.       ...
2019-09-16, 20:26

Boxing News at Five: Tetteh aims to do “an Andy Ruiz” to Dubois, Warren says “fingers crossed” Fury will be able to fight Wilder in February IF you happened to be playing the how-long-will-it-take-Ebenezer-Tetteh-to-mention-Andy-Ruiz-Jnr-ahead-of-his-fight-against-Daniel-Dubois sweepstake, the answer is this: September 16, 11 days from fight night. Today the unknown Ghanaian has issued Dubois, 12-0 (11), a warning, told him not to overlo...
2019-09-16, 20:26

Devin Haney thrashes Abdullaev to show his exceptional talent Let’s hope we don’t have to wait too long to see Devin Haney v Vasiliy Lomachenko. Jack Hirsch reports from the Madison Square Garden Theater The post Devin Haney thrashes Abdullaev to show his exceptional talent appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-09-16, 20:26

Every 2020 Democrat's Plan to Fix the Housing Crisis Over the weekend, Bernie Sanders teased a $2.5 trillion housing plan, which, among other things, promises to establish a national rent control standard and make significant investments in affordable housing. Like Sanders, several other Democratic candidates have released proposals to tackle housing ...
2019-09-16, 20:52

Purdue Pharma, maker of painkiller OxyContin, files for bankruptcy as part of settlement Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids. The filing late Sunday night in White Plains, New York, was a...
2019-09-16, 20:52

Logitech's newest lag-free gaming mouse is loaded with thumb buttons If you thought Logitech's G603 Lightspeed was light on thumb controls compared to its G602 predecessor, you can relax -- you'll be drowning in them this time around. The company has introduced a G604 Lightspeed mouse that packs six thumb buttons lik......
2019-09-16, 20:52

Classic Dragon Quest games come to Nintendo Switch Dragon Quest became the prototypical JRPG when it launched on the Nintendo Famicom in 1986. Its first two sequels formed the Erdrick Trilogy, cementing Enix as a role-playing powerhouse. All three games will be making their way to the Nintendo Switch......
2019-09-16, 20:52

Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for Prime members Amazon's next big hardware event is just days away, and it appears the tech giant is using that as an opportunity to provide hefty discounts for Fire tablet and Kindle models for Prime subscribers. Most notably, Prime members get $40 off the Kindle P......
2019-09-16, 20:52

How to buy a gaming headset Today's games boast stirring orchestral scores, realistic-sounding weaponry and high-caliber voice acting. But none of it means anything if your headset is crap. Same goes for well-laid plans in co-op games: You draw up the best tactics with your tea......
2019-09-16, 20:52

The Morning After: New York state moves to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes Hey, good morning! Welcome to Monday morning! New York state is rushing to ban sales of flavored e-cigarettes, there are even more Pixel 4 leaks -- focused on the cameras -- and it's been five years since Apple killed off its iPod. But don't worry!......
2019-09-16, 20:52

Motorola is making Android TVs too Shortly after smartphone company OnePlus launched a TV, rival Motorola has decided to do the same. In partnership with Indian e-commerce site FlipKart, Motorola India unveiled Motorola TV, a range of smart TVs with IPS technology in sizes ranging fro......
2019-09-16, 20:52

'Queer Eye' host Antoni Porowski dishes (get it?) on new cookbook, love and Taylor Swift Antoni Porowski is more than meets the (queer) eye. His new cookbook, "Antoni in the Kitchen," is out on Monday.        ...
2019-09-16, 20:52

Dorothea Benton Frank, best-selling author of 'Queen Bee,' dies at 67 Dorothea Benton Frank, whose May release "Queen Bee" reached No. 2 on the New York Times best-seller list. died Monday. She was 67.        ...
2019-09-16, 20:52

Sequel to 'The Handmaid's Tale,' Margaret Atwood's 'The Testaments,' well worth the wait Gilead finally meets its downfall in "The Testaments," Margaret Atwood's much-anticipated sequel to "The Handmaid's Tale."        ...
2019-09-16, 20:52

Read With Jenna: All of Jenna Bush Hager's book club picks so far Read With Jenna launched on the "Today" show in March. Here’s a roundup of all of Jenna Bush Hager's book club selections so far.        ...
2019-09-16, 20:52

"The Secrets We Kept" is Reese Witherspoon's latest Hello Sunshine book club selection Looking for a good book? Actress, producer and passionate book-lover Reese Witherspoon has quite a few to recommend via her Hello Sunshine book club.        ...
2019-09-16, 20:52

David Koepp's debut thriller 'Cold Storage' unleashes killer fungus (and fun) on humanity Screenwriter David Koepp ("Spider-Man," "Jurassic Park") makes his literary debut with "Cold Storage," a fun thriller about killer fungus form space.        ...
2019-09-16, 20:52

Uber Account Takeover Bug Found by Indian Researcher, Now Fixed Uber has recently fixed a hacking bug found by Indian cyber-security researcher Anand Prakash which allowed hackers to log into anyone's Uber account....
2019-09-16, 21:13

Chris and Riley are streaming the early access roguelike Noita over on our Twitch channel. Chris and Riley are streaming the early access roguelike Noita over on our Twitch channel. Join us in the chat and subscribe to us for more streams as they happen....
2019-09-16, 21:13

Street Fighter Champion Gives Up Thousands In Protest Of Japanese Bureaucracy This past weekend, a legendary Street Fighter player placed first in what was perhaps the most stacked Street Fighter V tournament ever, but he will only be taking home a fraction of his prize money. That’s due to Japan’s heavily restrictive laws on competitive gaming and his own personal principles...
2019-09-16, 21:13

Final Fantasy XIV Director Talks Class Changes, Music, And Role-Playing Final Fantasy XIV’s latest expansion, Shadowbringers, brought a sweeping storyline and tons of job adjustments that streamlined how the game played....
2019-09-16, 21:13

Don't Misplace These Deals On Tiles, Now With Replaceable Batteries And lo, Tile decreed you can replace your own batteries now, and there was much rejoicing. If you’ve been waiting on a good deal for the new Tiles with replaceable batteries, we find some good deals buried in the couch cushions....
2019-09-16, 21:13

Order checks for Apple's new iPhone bode well: analysts Pre-orders for Apple Inc's latest iPhones have gotten off to a better start than the last cycle a year ago, several Wall Street analysts said on Monday, citing their own research data....
2019-09-16, 21:39

Iran denies attacking Saudi oil sites but prepared for 'full-fledged war' Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi rebels said they launched drones that struck the Saudi Arabian oil installations Saturday, disrupting crude oil output.        ...
2019-09-16, 21:39

A full moon will rise Friday the 13th. Here's why it's so rare - and why it'll look small A stunning harvest moon will rise in the eastern sky on Friday the 13th. It's also a micromoon, too, which means it's an unusually small full moon        ...
2019-09-16, 21:39

| Reus plots Dortmund path past Barcelona Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus insists that his team could beat Barcelona in their Champions League clash regardless of whether Lionel Messi plays or not....
2019-09-16, 21:39

| Injured Elijah Manangoi pulls out of Doha Worlds World 1,500m champion Elijah Manangoi of Kenya has pulled out of this month's world athletics championships in Doha after sustaining an ankle injury in training....
2019-09-16, 21:39

Dow falls as oil prices jump after Saudi oil attack, raising specter of higher gas prices Stocks opened lower Monday as the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities pushed oil prices and raised the prospect of more expensive gasoline.       ...
2019-09-16, 21:39

Netflix to stream 'Seinfeld' starting in 2021 ​​​​​​​Netflix announced on Monday it will start streaming all 180 episodes of "Seinfeld" in 2021, gaining a hugely popular addition to its library as the battle for viewers heats up....
2019-09-16, 21:39

Fed will cut interest rates, but won't be as dovish as stock market wants it to be: Sit's Bryce Doty Bryce Doty, Sit Investment Management, and Andres Garcia-Amaya, Zoe Financial, join "The Exchange" to discuss what could be the Fed's next move, the continuing U.S.-China trade tension and the price of oil soaring after an attack on a Saudi oil facility....
2019-09-16, 22:00

Oil guru Dan Yergin: Saudi strikes would've been 'more panicky' if US output wasn't so strong The U.S. faces less oil shortage risk after weekend strikes on Saudi facilities because America has been aggressively developing its own domestic resources in recent years, says Yergin....
2019-09-16, 22:00

Here's how the attacks on Saudi oil supply could impact the trade war CNBC's Brian Sullivan and Kevin Book, managing director at Clearview Energy Partners, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the sectors of the economy that could be impacted by the drone strikes on oil fields in Saudi Arabia....
2019-09-16, 22:00

Spain Frees Ex-Venezuela Spy Chief Wanted by U.S. on Drug Charges Spain’s National Court ordered Venezuela’s former top spy released from jail, rejecting a U.S. extradition request seeking the former official on longstanding charges that he had conspired to flood the U.S. with cocaine....
2019-09-16, 22:00

In Comeback, Macron Steers Straight for Fresh Clash With Streets French President Emmanuel Macron, having abandoned his top-down governing style and seeing his popularity rise, proposes overhauling the country’s pension system, long regarded as a third-rail of French politics....
2019-09-16, 22:00

Cobham agrees £4bn takeover by US equity firm Advent US private equity firm Advent International has won its battle to buy defence and aerospace group Cobham for $5bn (£4bn), joining a growing list of overseas suitors taking advantage of the weak pound to pick up highly-rated British companies....
2019-09-16, 22:00

Taiwan pushes hard – and late – into digital banking Despite being a global leader in IT and semiconductors, Taiwan has long been a digital laggard. The regulator has just issued the island’s first digital banking licences, but is it a simple case of ‘too late’ rather than ‘better late than never’?...
2019-09-16, 22:00

Daddy lion meets tiny baby cub for first time in heart-melting video Not even the advanced graphics team on Disney’s “The Lion King” remake could stage a big cat birth story this heartwarming. On Sept. 6, the Denver Zoo shared a video of a young cub and his proud papa, Tobias, meeting for the first time since the cub’s birth on July 25. The fu...
2019-09-16, 22:26

Bahamas hit with mental health concerns in aftermath of Dorian HIGH ROCK, Bahamas — One woman and her husband huddled on top of a bedroom dresser for two days, surrounded by floodwaters. Another man sat in his wheelchair for nearly 48 hours in water up to his chest, alone in his home. A third rescued a friend who sat in shock when part of a......
2019-09-16, 22:26

10 car accessories to help you survive your next road trip The good ol’ fashioned American road trip is not dead. It’s just a little more high-tech than it used to be. We’ve swapped our paper maps for GPS apps and our road games for phone screens. There’s no shame in it; it’s the way the world works in 2019. So, as you’re planning your next......
2019-09-16, 22:26

Jets wish Bennett Jackson happy birthday then release him, delete tweet It’s already been an eventful birthday for Bennett Jackson. The Jets wished Jackson a happy birthday through their official Twitter account on Monday, then the team released the safety just four hours later. The social media post was later deleted. Talk about awkward. Jackson, a New Jersey native, t...
2019-09-16, 22:26

Fantasy football: Picking up the pieces after Week 2’s QB implosion Most people take a similar path to work every day. You travel the same roads, catch the same buses, wait on the same trains. This is reliable, it is safe, it is the best way to approach the task at hand. Your daily route is as dependable as waiting until late to draft a fantasy......
2019-09-16, 22:26

This shrewd bet shows just how far Dolphins have fallen One shrewd football gambler is betting a small fortune that the Miami Dolphins will be the NFL’s biggest loser this season. An unidentified bettor put down $3,400 on Thursday at 30-1 odds for Miami to go 0-16 in the regular season, a hapless feat last accomplished by the Cleveland Browns in 2017 and...
2019-09-16, 22:26

Saudi Officials Consider Delaying Aramco IPO After Attacks Saudi Arabian officials are discussing delaying Aramco’s initial public offering, after attacks on the company’s largest oil facilities sidelined more than half of the kingdom’s output, people familiar with the matter said....
2019-09-16, 22:52

Angelica Ross to host LGBT forum for 2020 presidential candidates "Pose" star Angelica Ross will host the 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum on LGBTQ Issues, Ross confirmed on Monday. The event takes place Friday and streams live....
2019-09-16, 22:52

Trump just set a new standard for himself on bogus media criticisms It wasn't just that Trump and his aides have contradicted what he just said about Iran and preconditions; it's that it was clearly a talking point for them less than a week ago....
2019-09-16, 22:52

Netflix Scores Streaming Rights to Seinfeld (Bloomberg) — Netflix Inc. has scored a key victory in the battle for classic sitcoms. The streaming service announced Monday that it won the rights to all 180 episodes of “Seinfeld,” which will come to Netflix globally in 2021. Sony Corp.’s Sony Pictures Television, the dist...
2019-09-16, 22:52

Let's check out this year's Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards contenders Even at their most stoic, at any given moment there’s roughly a 60% percent chance that animals are mere seconds away from doing something absolutely ridiculous looking. It is part of why we love them; it is definitely why we mock them. And it’s that time of year again, when we all get together to d...
2019-09-16, 22:52

Marvel's Avengers live on in this outstanding high school dance routine Ah, high school dance crews. Full of the pluck and vigor of youth, and completely unafraid to risk looking like absolute nerdlingers in the pursuit of art. Fortunately for us, that dedication to the craft of dance and doing things no one else would even consider without the aid of powerful substance...
2019-09-16, 22:52

Magic retain options on Bamba, Fultz, Isaac The Orlando Magic announced Monday that center Mo Bamba, guard Markelle Fultz and forward Jonathan Isaac have been signed through the 2020-21 season....
2019-09-16, 23:13

Minnesota's Collier takes WNBA's top rookie prize Napheesa Collier fended off fierce competition to become the WNBA's Rookie of the Year on Monday, with the Minnesota Lynx standout capping a prolific season in which she logged 444 regular season points with an early-career accolade....
2019-09-16, 23:13

Want to know how prepared you are for retirement? There's a score for that You've heard of your credit score, but what about your retirement score? A new tool aims to help you understand just how far your current savings will go in your later years....
2019-09-16, 23:13

Secret Service in the market for Jet Skis to keep up with Trump family It’s Mar-a-Lago meets Marco Polo. The Secret Service is in the market for two Jet Skis to keep up with the water sports-loving First Family, according to a contract posting soliciting the craft. The unique business opportunity — first spotted by Scott MacFarlane, a reporter for WRC-TV, the Bel...
2019-09-16, 23:39

Florida man who dresses like Jack Sparrow found dead after vanishing on paddleboard A Florida man known for his Captain Jack Sparrow get-up has been found dead in a bay after he vanished over the weekend on a paddleboard, authorities said. Joshua Grant Hensley — who was known by locals as “Captain Jack” — was recovered by divers Monday afternoon in Kings Bay by divers, ...
2019-09-16, 23:39

Australian bicyclist dies after swerving to avoid bird An elderly Australian bicyclist died in a freak accident when he swerved to avoid a bird swooping down into his path, according to a new report. The 76-year-old cyclist veered off a path to avoid a magpie and crashed into a fence south of Wollongong, New South Wales, the BBC reported. Paramedics tri...
2019-09-16, 23:39

Boris Johnson booed by protesters in Luxembourg British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was loudly booed by protesters shouting “Shame on you!” — forcing him to abandon a planned press briefing with an angry Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel. “We need written proposals and time is ticking. So stop speaking and act,” Bettel told reporters, referring to his...
2019-09-16, 23:39

Pair held woman as sex slave, tortured her in front of kids: cops A woman was held captive as a sex slave at hotels in North Carolina, where she was repeatedly beaten and tortured in front of her two young children, police said. The unidentified woman was forced to endure “unspeakable violent acts” in front of her children at two hotels in Pineville and was viciou...
2019-09-16, 23:39

The Hole in the Ozone Layer Is Being Super Weird—but in a Good Way ‘Tis the season for the hole in the ozone layer to undergo its annual growth spurt in the skies high above Antarctica. It’s still early days, but scientists say this year’s version is behaving unusually and that it has the potential to be the smallest hole observed in over three decades.Read more......
2019-09-16, 23:39

You Should Update LastPass Right Now LastPass has fixed a security bug that could have revealed credentials entered on a previously visited site. But to be safe, LastPass users should check that they’re running the most current version of the password manager.Read more......
2019-09-16, 23:39

Congo's former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday....
2019-09-16, 23:39

World Boxing C'ships: Panghal Among 4 Indian Boxers To Seek Quarters Spot Four Indian boxers will hunt a quarter-final berth as the pre-quarter-final action begins on Tuesday at the Men's World Boxing Championships in Ekaterinburg, Russia....
2019-09-16, 23:39

Italy Arrests Leaders Of Juventus Hardline Ultra Fans The arrests were the culmination of a year-long probe centred on the alleged blackmail of ticketing officials by the "ultras", who wanted cut-price blocks of tickets they could sell to fellow fans....
2019-09-16, 23:39

Matic Welcomes Manchester United Focus On Youth But Wants Game Time Nemanja Matic is excited to see young talent getting a chance at Manchester United but hopes there is also room for experience as he looks for more game time....
2019-09-16, 23:39

Watch: Seahawks rookie D.K. Metcalf catches decisive TD in win over Steelers Seattle Seahawks rookie wide receiver D.K. Metcalf made his presence felt by catching a 28-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter of a win against the Pittsburgh Steelers, helping his squad seal a dramatic victory....
2019-09-17, 00:00

'SNL' fires Shane Gillis over racist comments, four days after hiring him Shane Gillis, one of three new cast members, was dismissed by 'SNL,' which says it regrets not properly vetting new cast members.        ...
2019-09-17, 00:00

The most iconic quotes of 'Friends' from 25 years ago In honor of the 25th anniversary of "Friends," take a look back at some of the funniest and most classic moments of the iconic show.        ...
2019-09-17, 00:00

Why we won’t shut up about ‘Friends,’ 25 years later "Friends" celebrates its 25th anniversary this week. The sitcom has endured in popularity far longer than any other TV series. Here's why.        ...
2019-09-17, 00:00

'Friends' creators insist there will never be a reboot, reveal how NBC slut-shamed Monica "Friends" creators Marta Kauffman and David Crane say an NBC exec called Monica (Courteney Cox) a "slut" for sleeping with a man on the first date.        ...
2019-09-17, 00:00

Eddie Money said he 'picked out a crypt' after cancer diagnosis, was 'surprised' by news "I thought I was just going in to get a checkup, and he told me I got cancer," Eddie Money said before his death.        ...
2019-09-17, 00:00