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Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams called for nominations for the appointments to the boards of SITA and Nemisa, saying candidates should be individuals with integrity, honesty, accountability and transparency, and capable...

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Kohli Congratulates Phogat For Winning Bronze And Qualifying For Olympics Virat Kohli took to Twitter to congratulate Vinesh Phogat on her fine achievement as she became the first Indian wrestler to seal a 2020 Olympics berth....
18:18, 09/19/2019

Some planets may orbit a supermassive black hole instead of a star Planets normally form gradually from the disk of dust around a star. But the same thing could happen around black holes, forming thousands of super heavy planets...
18:48, 09/19/2019

Jeff Bezos Pledges Amazon To Meet Paris Climate Goals 10 Years Early Amazon chief Jeff Bezos pledged Thursday the retail giant will meet its emissions targets taken under the Paris climate accord 10 years ahead of schedule....
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Airbnb intends to become a public company in 2020 CNBC's Deirdre Bosa reports on a press release from Airbnb stating its intentions to go public in 2020, making it one of the highest-profile IPOs for the coming year....
18:48, 09/19/2019

Rhode Island woman’s blood turns black after using over-the-counter medication for toothache A Rhode Island woman’s blood turned a black-blue color — a sign of a potentially deadly blood condition —  after she took a common over-the-counter medication to relieve a toothache....
18:49, 09/19/2019

Facial Reconstruction Shows What the Enigmatic Denisovans Might Have Looked Like A pinky finger bone, some teeth, and a lower jaw. That’s all the physical evidence we have of the mysterious Denisovans, an extinct group of hominins closely related to the Neanderthals. Remarkable new research offers a physical reconstruction of the Denisovans based on genetic evidence, providing o...
19:16, 09/19/2019

Minnesota student's questionable school lunch post goes viral: 'Sad excuse for a meal' A Minnesota student’s Facebook post has gone viral after she shared an alarming image of a meal one school attempted to pass off as a suitable lunch....
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Datadog Shares Soar as Investors Bet on Cloud-Based Software Shares of Datadog jumped as they made their debut in the public markets, reflecting robust investor demand for companies tied to cloud-based technologies....
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Fed Adds $75 Billion to Financial System in Third Repo Transaction This Week The Federal Reserve Bank of New York added $75 billion to the financial system, using the market for overnight repurchase agreements, or repo, to relieve funding pressure in money markets....
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Bond Dealers Show Little Interest in Treasury Ultra Bonds The Treasury Department wants to take advantage of falling interest rates to borrow long term, selling bonds that don’t mature for a half-century. Wall Street may not want them....
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A blind taste test to determine the best jarred pasta sauce Buying jarred tomato sauce is an affront to everything I was raised to be. I was raised in one of those big Italian families you’ve seen caricatured in pop culture: Our furniture was covered in plastic. Our conversations were conducted at maximum volume. Our Sunday dinners were epic. Commercially pr...
19:17, 09/19/2019

At $2,900, Would You Soar In This 1975 Triumph Spitfire 1500? When considering small sports cars, Mazda’s MX-5 is always the safe choice. Some of us want to live on the edge and that’s why cars like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Spitfire tickle many a fancy. Let’s see if this not-so-safe choice has a totally safe-to-buy price....
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Look: Kate Middleton visits family center, learns about nurse partnership program Kate Middleton paid a visit to the Sunshine House Children and Young People's Development Centre in London on Thursday to learn more about the location's Family Nurse Partnership program....
19:48, 09/19/2019

Study: Even short-lived solar panels can be economically viable A new study shows that, contrary to widespread belief within the solar power industry, new kinds of solar cells and panels don’t necessarily have to last for 25 to 30 years in order to be economically viable in today’s market. Rather, solar panels with initial lifetimes of as little as 10 years c...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Skillprint studies how you play games to unlock your hidden skills Play games, unlock your inner superpowers, and win at life. That’s the idea behind Skillprint, a startup that uses advanced analytics to study how you play games and uses that information to discern your personality and what kind of jobs might be right for you. Skillprint plans to use entertai...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate change.Read More...
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Supp AI uses machine learning to identify supplement interactions Supp AI, a tool developed by the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, taps machine learning to identify interactions among supplements and drugs.Read More...
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NY Times reporters claim Kavanaugh offered interview if they said it never happened Two New York Times reporters​ claim Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh agreed to be interviewed for their book under the condition that they say he didn’t speak with them. Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly, the authors of “The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation,” speakin...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Trash talk, mattress fires and a flying projector: Lane Kiffin's year at Tennessee Lane Kiffin's one season in Knoxville was one of the wildest in recent memory. A decade later, those involved remember the highs, the lows and the unbelievable....
19:48, 09/19/2019

| Migrant workers still exploited in World Cup host Qatar: Amnesty Qatar is not fulfilling all its promises to improve the conditions of migrant workers in the country in the run-up to the 2022 World Cup, Amnesty International said Thursday....
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Laetitia Ky's hair and its powerful message Growing up, Laetitia Ky never gave her hair much thought, although she learned how to braid at the age of five by watching her mother and took to it easily. "I really didn't care about my hair at all as a teen," she said over Skype with a laugh....
20:16, 09/19/2019

Troy Aikman heard from Fox Sports bosses about Doug Gottlieb tweet: 'I responded honestly' Former Dallas Cowboys QB Troy Aikman eviscerated his colleague, Doug Gottlieb, on Twitter. He heard about it from their Fox Sports bosses afterward.       ...
20:16, 09/19/2019

USA TODAY Sports' Week 3 NFL picks: Do Chiefs or Ravens win battle of 2-0 teams? The Ravens and Chiefs are among the league's nine teams to win their first two games of 2019, but the only ones that will meet this weekend.       ...
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USA TODAY Sports college football staff picks for Week 4 of the season Week 4 of the college football season bring a matchup between Notre Dame and Georgia plus two other showdowns. USA TODAY staff pick the Top 25 games.       ...
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Big Ten, SEC tops among college football in performance in non-conference games September in college football is a time for conferences to play against each other. The Big Ten and SEC have been the top performers in those games.       ...
20:16, 09/19/2019

Michelle Carter led in chains to parole hearing The Massachusetts woman who encouraged her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in a series of heartless text messages — and who now wants out of jail early — was led before a parole hearing Thursday wearing handcuffs and ankle shackles. Michelle Carter, 22, has served seven months of her 15-month ma...
20:16, 09/19/2019

China attacks Pelosi for siding with pro-democracy Hong Kong activists “We urge the US to stop bolstering radical violent forces in Hong Kong that advocate Hong Kong independence and stop intensifying words and actions that undermine the prosperity and stability of Hong Kong,” a spokesperson for China’s foreign ministry said....
20:16, 09/19/2019

Gaming company truck spills thousands of dice onto highway, rolls a 756,000 Holy craps! A truck bringing supplies to a board game company in Georgia spilled around 216,000 dice onto a highway — in what’s believed to be the largest accidental roll ever, according to a report Thursday. The pick-up was hauling a massive load of six-sided dice for a yet-to-be-released tabletop ...
20:16, 09/19/2019

Beloved ‘gentle’ bear Yepani dies at North Carolina Zoo A grizzly bear that went from stealing coolers and backpacks at Yellowstone to spending 25 years at the North Carolina Zoo has been euthanized by workers there, officials announced Wednesday. Yepani, known in his final years for his “gentle and patient personality,” lived well past the life expectan...
20:16, 09/19/2019

Champions League soccer: Zidane rips Real Madrid after loss to PSG Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane ripped his squad for a lack of intensity after a loss to Paris Saint-German in the group stage of the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League....
20:16, 09/19/2019

Dimitar Berbatov retires: Former Man Utd and Tottenham star hangs up his boots Dimitar Berbatov has confirmed his retirement from professional football, with the former Manchester United and Tottenham striker drawing the curtain down on a a 20-year career....
20:16, 09/19/2019

Ricky Burns: ‘Maybe when I retire, I’ll step back and think I done alright’ But former three weight world champion Ricky Burns has no plan to stop any time soon. He speaks to John Dennen ahead of his clash with Lee Selby The post Ricky Burns: ‘Maybe when I retire, I’ll step back and think I done alright’ appeared first on Boxing News....
20:16, 09/19/2019

Jon Bostic is the voice of a Redskins defense scrambling for answers Washington's linebacker is responsible for making defensive play calls and pre-snap adjustments. Linguistics experts say his voice is up to the task....
20:48, 09/19/2019

Amazon Orders 100,000 Electric Delivery Vans as Part of Efforts To Reduce Emissions (NEW YORK) — Amazon, which delivers more than 10 billion items a year on fuel-guzzling planes, vans and trucks, vowed Thursday to cut the amount of damage it does to the environment and report its greenhouse gas emissions regularly. The online shopping giant has been facing pressure from its o...
20:48, 09/19/2019

Thousands of Patients Have Been Sued by Nonprofit Hospitals Over Unpaid Bills. Now They Are Fighting Back Over the past few months, several hospitals have announced major changes to their financial assistance policies, including curtailing the number of lawsuits they file against low-income patients unable to pay their medical bills. Investigative reports have spurred the moves, and they prompted criti...
20:48, 09/19/2019

German police take wild buzzard under their wing Patrol police in a small German town had an unusual passenger after a buzzard presented itself in need of urgent help. The bird of prey had come off the worse after colliding with a motorcyclist....
20:48, 09/19/2019

Germany to make Down syndrome blood test free under 'strict' conditions Prenatal blood tests to diagnose Down syndrome will soon be covered by public health insurance in Germany. The issue has sparked an ethical debate, with some critics saying the change could lead to more abortions....
20:48, 09/19/2019

'Progress' as Britain shares partial plans with EU to break Brexit deadlock Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he thinks progress is being made, after Britain submitted written documents to the EU to try to break the Brexit deadlock....
20:48, 09/19/2019

Booking.com 'still duping consumers' despite regulator demands Booking.com is "continuing to mislead consumers" with false claims about the availability of hotel rooms months after regulators demanded the website improve its standards, according to a report....
20:48, 09/19/2019

‘3 Musketeers’ or ‘3 Stooges’? Republicans Running Against Trump May Fall in Between The three candidates, coupled with a softening economy and the president’s falling poll numbers against almost any Democrat, may offer reluctant Trump voters a way out....
20:48, 09/19/2019

UN climate summit: Scientists’ messages to world leaders Greta Thunberg has urged the US Congress to "listen to the scientists". Here's what climate scientists have to say ahead of next week's UN climate summit...
21:16, 09/19/2019

The Downton Abbey Movie Is Exactly What It Should Be As a person who has seen barely a flicker of Downton Abbey on television, I can’t predict whether the movie spin-off–directed by Michael Engler and written by the show’s creator, Julian Fellowes–will be everything longtime fans have hoped for. But as a one-off, it’s a f...
21:16, 09/19/2019

Game of Thrones Composer Ramin Djawadi Breaks Down the Hidden Meanings in the Music That Played Over Daenerys’ Death Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. If you’re still wondering why Drogon chose to burn the Iron Throne rather than Jon Snow (Kit Harington) after discovering that Jon had killed Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) in the Game of Thrones finale, then the show’s compos...
21:16, 09/19/2019

I Watched All 16 New Network Shows. Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Something unusual happened at this summer’s Television Critics Association press tour, an event where networks hype their upcoming slates to the media. During Fox’s presentation, journalists voiced concerns about Almost Family, a new drama that recalls several real cases of fertility fra...
21:16, 09/19/2019

California vows fightback after Trump voids state's right to set emissions rules California governor Gavin Newsom tweets: ‘See you in court’Administration formally revokes vehicle emissions waiverThe Trump administration has formally moved to revoke California’s authority to set its own vehicle emissions standards, in a decision certain to provoke a significant legal challenge. ...
21:16, 09/19/2019

Hundreds of Australian academics declare support for climate rebellion Open letter says the Australian government’s inaction on the climate crisis requires civil disobedience in responseMore than 250 academics at Australian universities say the federal government’s inaction on the climate crisis requires civil disobedience in response and they feel a “moral duty” to re...
21:16, 09/19/2019

Will The Devil Wears Prada musical include odes to cerulean blue and being a size 6? Some stage musicals based on movies have been notable successes, like The Producers, Hairspray, and Legally Blonde. Hopefully joining this illustrious fold is the upcoming stage musical version of The Devil Wears Prada, with music by Elton John, lyrics by Shaina Taub, book by Paul Rudnick, and direc...
21:48, 09/19/2019

Replace Your Pencil Cup With a Deal On Yamazaki's Versatile Desk Bar Pencil cups are great and all, but how many writing utensils do you really keep out on your desk? Instead, get this Yamazaki Desk Bar while it’s on sale for $26-$27 (depending on the color). It features a tray for jewelry and such, a shelf for hanging a watch (or displaying a Funko), and holes to pr...
21:48, 09/19/2019

Nature ‘one of most effective ways’ of combatting climate change Nature is “one of the most effective ways” of combatting climate change and should be part of every country’s climate strategy according to the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Inger Andersen. ...
21:48, 09/19/2019

10 Thoughts About the Upcoming 'A Night with Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Tour' 1. I could understand a Las Vegas residency for “A Night with Whitney.” What happens there, rightly stays there, so it makes sense. Yes, that’s a non-sequitur. But so is ‘Whitney was popular let’s make her a ghost and tour her.’ I’ve been to Vegas and seen things that I have not seen anywhere else, ...
21:48, 09/19/2019

Wet Weather Is No Match For Allbirds' New Water-Resistant Sneakers Stormy days ruin a lot of outdoor activities, but now, wearing Allbirds isn’t one of them! The maker of the most comfortable wool shoe is revamping their original sneaker with the men’s and women’s Mizzle Collection, made to withstand misty drizzles (hence the name) and other wet weather that may ha...
21:48, 09/19/2019

Revealed: how US senators invest in firms they are supposed to regulate Analysis of financial disclosure data shows 51 senators and their spouses have as much as $96m invested in corporate stocks As they set national policy on important issues such as climate change, tech monopolies, medical debt and income inequality, US senators have glaring conflicts of interest, an ...
21:48, 09/19/2019

US dials back Iran rhetoric and seeks 'peaceful resolution' over Saudi attack Mike Pompeo says goal is to ‘get back on the diplomatic path’ following Trump’s remarks that the US was ‘locked and loaded’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has said Washington and its allies were seeking a “peaceful resolution” with Iran in the wake of the attack on Saudi oil facilities, maki...
21:48, 09/19/2019

Mysterious outbreak of vaping-related illnesses jumps to 530 cases US officials say there have been seven deaths from lung-related illnesses tied to the devices, with no sign outbreak is easingUS health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to e-cigarettes, and there are no...
21:48, 09/19/2019

'It has created a sense of hostility': how Kaws made the art world pay attention With 2.4m Instagram followers, a $14.8m sale and brawls for his T-shirts in Uniqlo, is the artist dismissed as ‘conceptually bankrupt’ more than just a pop culture craze?In a baseball cap and jeans, Brian Donnelly has the chilled-out vibe of a seasoned skater as he leans forward, elbows on knees, an...
21:48, 09/19/2019

The wearable LEX chair lets you sit where you want – but will it catch on? A pair of aluminium legs that you strap to your bum could be the solution for people who find there are not enough chairs in the world. As long as they don’t mind looking ridiculousOn Wednesday night, the Tech Insider Twitter account made a simple statement: “This wearable chair could change how we ...
21:48, 09/19/2019

Greta Thunberg is right. Congress is ignoring science – and that includes Democrats | Kate Aronoff Many Democrats aren’t taking climate scientists more seriously than their climate-denying Republican counterparts. And corporate money is to blameOn Wednesday in a committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Greta Thunberg delivered some very brief remarks. Presenting the Congress members gathered with a spe...
21:48, 09/19/2019

Kamila Shamsie’s book award withdrawn over her part in Israel boycott Nelly Sachs prize was given to Shamsie this month, but its German jury has reversed decision because of the novelist’s pro-Palestinian activism Kamila Shamsie has said that it is a “matter of outrage” that the Israel boycott campaign should be held up as something shameful after a German jury revers...
21:48, 09/19/2019

Only 2% of global art auction spending is on work by women, study finds A new report finds women’s work still underrepresented in the art world, with only 11% of art purchased by institutions female-made A new study has found that despite perceived signs of progress, the art world remains overwhelmingly male-dominated.According to a report assembled by In Other Words & ...
21:48, 09/19/2019

'Lost' Françoise Sagan novel causes stir in France Unfinished story, Four Corners of the Heart, was found by her son after her death in 2004A “lost” novel by Françoise Sagan has been published in France.Four Corners of the Heart, an unfinished 200-page story by the author of Bonjour Tristesse – which caused a sensation with its portrayal of the empt...
21:48, 09/19/2019

Trump administration moving to rescind California's waiver without legal authority: California DA Xavier Becerra, California Attorney General, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss President Trump to curb California's auto emissions waiver and the battle between the state and the President....
21:48, 09/19/2019

New York Yankees' Domingo German placed on leave under league's domestic violence policy Major League Baseball placed New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German on administrative leave of absence Thursday under the league’s domestic violence policy....
21:48, 09/19/2019

Trump offers an explanation for the wad of cash seen in his back pocket Asked about a photo of him boarding Air Force One, the president told reporters he doesn’t use a wallet because he no longer uses credit cards. But he likes to leave cash tips....
21:48, 09/19/2019

When are the Emmys? Everything you need to know before TV's biggest night When are the Emmys? Who are the main nominees? Will 'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep' win big? Here's everything you need to know.        ...
21:48, 09/19/2019

Florida police: No Antonio Brown sexual assault investigation until accuser files formal complaint Police in Hollywood, Florida, say Antonio Brown's accuser will need to file a formal complaint for the Patriots WR to be investigated.       ...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Week 3 fantasy football studs, duds and sleepers: Josh Allen is a must-start We’re on to Week 3 of the 2019 NFL season, with some trends starting to form, not to mention some injuries that have changed everything both in the league and in fantasy.       ...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Whatever Happened To The Other Wall Street Millionaire Accused Of Sexual Assault? Since 2017, eight women have gone to civil court and said they were sexually assaulted by the Wall Street financier Howard Rubin. One woman has since dropped her claim, but seven remain—six are suing as plaintiffs in one lawsuit in federal court, while another woman is suing on her own in state cour...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Matt Gaetz Has a Nuclear Meltdown Trying to Go After Al Sharpton A House Judiciary Committee hearing today quickly devolved into name-calling and smears as racist dipshit Rep. Matt Gaetz used his time to attack Rev. Al Sharpton, an MSNBC contributor, over charges that he used anti-Semitic and anti-police rhetoric in the past....
22:32, 09/19/2019

I'm Deeply Troubled to Report Stephen Miller Got a Girlfriend The wonders of the world simply do not cease. As NBC News reported today, Vice President Mike Pence has hired a new press secretary, Katie Waldman. Immediately more intriguing: Waldman is apparently dating congenitally awful human Stephen Miller....
22:32, 09/19/2019

Huawei goes all-in on cloud computing Huawei is preparing to enter the cloud computing market in a big way with the unveiling of the world's fastest AI computing chipset center and a pledge to spend $1.5bn as it looks to recruit more software developers.The Chinese tech giant's new venture will compete with local rivals such a...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Three boosts 4G network with 1400MHz L-band spectrum Three has started rolling out L-band spectrum across its infrastructure in a move that will improve the performance of its 4G network.The frequencies, acquired from Qualcomm in 2015, will be deployed at 6,000 of Three’s busiest sites, which charry 80 per cent of the traffic sent over its netw...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Avira honeypot discovers the most insecure password combination While searching for new smart device threats an Avira honeypot has discovered a password even more insecure than “admin” or “12345”.“The most commonly used credential is blank, which means that the attackers just enter an empty username and password. This is even m...
22:32, 09/19/2019

'Piled with garbage': The gruesome hoarding of the abortion doctor with thousands of fetuses in cardboard boxes The abortion doctor who stashed more than 2,245 fetal remains in his garage also hoarded personal property throughout his home in Crete, Illinois, leading to a week-long investigation by police who remain bewildered about his motives....
22:32, 09/19/2019

Buttigieg rolls out healthcare plan: 'Medicare for all who want it' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released details of a healthcare plan that he has dubbed "Medicare for all who want it," further distancing himself from progressive rivals who want to abolish private health insurance in favor of "Medicare for all."...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Trudeau Apologizes as Another Old Image in Blackface Emerges Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued another apology after a third image emerged in which he is seen wearing blackface. The images have upended his re-election campaign, which has been built in part on championing an inclusive society....
22:32, 09/19/2019

Adam Ferrara is always writing jokes — even while playing pool Adam Ferrara bounces between coasts these days, but says there’s no contest as to where he prefers to do stand-up. “I’m a better comic in New York — there’s more energy to draw from,” says the comedian and actor (“Rescue Me,” “Top Gear US”). Born 53 years ago in Queens, Ferrara grew up in Huntington...
23:16, 09/19/2019

‘Rambo: Last Blood’ is an orgy of death “Rambo: Last Blood” features what’s easily the most violent movie scene of the year. It’s awesome. Awaiting an ambush near the end of the film, John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) has thoroughly booby-trapped his secluded Arizona ranch — from the tunnels beneath his land to the cavernous barn atop it. W...
23:16, 09/19/2019

AT&T Examines Split With DirecTV AT&T is exploring parting with its DirecTV unit, people familiar with the matter said, a move that would mark a sharp course correction in strategy for the phone giant....
23:16, 09/19/2019

Women players seek class action in lawsuit against U.S. Soccer The 28 United States Women's National Team players suing the U.S. Soccer Federation for gender discrimination made a move in their lawsuit to attempt to legally represent players who came before and will play after them....
23:16, 09/19/2019

House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two key U.S. lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with California to reduce tailpipe emissions....
23:16, 09/19/2019

Airbnb plans stock market splash in 2020 In a short statement posted on its website on Thursday, Airbnb did not give any details on how it plans to list its shares, although it is widely expected to take a direct-listing route....
23:16, 09/19/2019

Embattled Facebook CEO Zuckerberg seeks to mend fences in Washington Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill for a second day on Thursday as part of an effort by the social media giant to mend its reputation as it faces a slew of government investigations....
23:16, 09/19/2019

Feds sue Okla. dealership over allegation of hiring discrimination The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit on behalf of a sales associate who said that because of her gender, she was not hired during an ownership change....
23:16, 09/19/2019

Ex Ford CEO Fields says UAW corruption probe makes rank-and-file union members skeptical of any deal Former Ford CEO Mark Fields said that the United Auto Workers corruption probe will make it harder for union leaders to get their rank-and-file members to sign off on any potential new labor deal with Detroit automakers....
23:16, 09/19/2019

Walgreens to test drone delivery service with Alphabet's Wing The pilot program will deliver food and beverage, over-the-counter medications and other items within minutes, the company said. Prescription deliveries will not be available....
23:16, 09/19/2019

Police: 7-year-old girl dies after 2-vehicle collision, one arrested TUCSON – A 7-year-old girl died after a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday, police say. Officers were dispatched to Valencia Road and Camino de la Tierra for reports of a traffic collision at about 6 p.m. Police say the 7-year-old was severely injured and was transported to a local hospital, where s...
23:17, 09/19/2019

Pizza hero comes to aid of accident victim (WBBH) Now for your daily slice of heroism! A Florida woman is recovering today after getting rear-ended. It wasn’t police or firefighters who were first on scene to help her. It was a pizza shop owner whose now hailed a hero. It all happened at the intersection of Nicholas and Santa Barbara, ...
23:17, 09/19/2019

Islamic Center of Tucson to hold community-building event TUCSON – In light of the recent incidents involving the Islamic Center of Tucson (ICT) and a nearby apartment, the center is hosting a community-building event called SALAM Tucson on Thursday. The event is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. at 901 E. First St. ICT says the event will focus on culture, conve...
23:17, 09/19/2019

One dead, several injured after bus crash carrying Josh Turner’s road crew Josh Turner Today – Season 68, on Friday, April 19, 2019Nathan Congleton / NBC file By Minyvonne Burke One person was killed and seven others injured when a bus carrying gospel singer Josh Turner’s road crew crashed in California, authorities said. Turner and his band were on a different...
23:17, 09/19/2019

Crash causes delays on I-19 near San Xavier Rd TUCSON – A crash is causing traffic delays Thursday morning on Interstate 19 near San Xavier Road. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the left lane has reopened. Details are limited at this time. The left lane has reopened. Backup starts a little past San Xavier Road. #Tucson ht...
23:17, 09/19/2019

Ex-Facebook engineer takes to YouTube to mock the culture and joke about how he was fired Patrick Shyu, a former tech lead at Google, has posted a series of videos making fun of Facebook, where he worked as a software engineer until last month....
23:17, 09/19/2019

House passes bill to avoid a government shutdown for two months, sends it to Senate The measure to keep the government running through Nov. 21 now heads to the Senate, where McConnell has signaled he will back a temporary spending plan....
23:17, 09/19/2019

Whistleblower complaint involves 'multiple acts' by Trump, report says – live Reports say complaint involves ‘promise’ Trump made during a phone conversation with a foreign leader – get the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.12pm BST It was a relatively busy morning in Washington. Here is what has happened today. 10.04pm BST Before I sign off...
23:18, 09/19/2019

Mosquito fumigation may have caused mystery 'Havana syndrome', study says Trump administration had charged that cognitive ailments of Canadian and US diplomats were caused by use of a secret weaponFumigation against mosquitoes and not “sonic attacks” may have caused the mysterious illness which afflicted some 40 US and Canadian diplomats in Cuba, according to a new study ...
23:18, 09/19/2019

TC Energy shuts oil line as flooding disrupts U.S. Gulf terminals: traders TC Energy Corp's Marketlink oil pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma, to Nederland, Texas, was shut as flooding disrupted operations at U.S. Gulf Coast terminals, traders familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
23:48, 09/19/2019

Lorena weakens from hurricane, dumps rain on Mexico's Pacific coast Storm Lorena weakened slightly as it lashed parts of Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy wind and rain on Thursday, including the seaside getaway of Puerto Vallarta in Jalisco state, where schools were shut pending the passage of the storm....
23:48, 09/19/2019

Is It Really Tailgating If You Hire a Waitstaff? Some fans think it’s smarter to rent the ultimate football experience. But ‘true tailgaters’ bring their own grills to the game. Here, the best strategies whichever side you fall on....
23:48, 09/19/2019

Torrential Imelda rains flood homes, snarl travel around Houston Rescuers in boats pulled people from flooded Houston-area homes, the city's airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost power on Thursday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dumped torrential rains over the region....
23:48, 09/19/2019

Natural gas leak reported in Ashland, Kentucky: local media A natural gas leak was reported near an elementary school in Ashland, Kentucky and emergency crews have blocked the area surrounding the leak, WSAZ.com said in a report....
23:48, 09/19/2019

States Warn Residents About Rare Mosquito-Borne Illness That Has Killed 5 Health authorities are investigating other cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a virus transmitted through a mosquito bite, which has left at least five people dead in three states this year....
23:49, 09/19/2019

Trump’s National Security Aides Refining Possible Iran Options President Trump has threatened to order “the ultimate option” of a strike on Iran after attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, but also emphasized his opposition to another war....
00:32, 09/20/2019

Iran warns of ‘all-out war’ if US retaliates in wake of Saudi oil facility bombings Iran is warning Thursday that an "all-out war” could break out if any country attacks it following weekend bombings of Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities that the U.S. believes Tehran orchestrated....
00:32, 09/20/2019

Lawyer in Dutch organized crime trial shot dead in Amsterdam A lawyer who represented a key witness in a major Dutch organized crime trial was shot dead in Amsterdam early Wednesday, sparking outrage and calls for a tougher crackdown on violent underworld gangs....
00:32, 09/20/2019

John Elway On His Struggling Left Tackle Garett Bolles: "Does He Know What Holding Is?" The start of this NFL season has been frustrating for the Broncos, who dropped their Monday night opener in Oakland then lost to the Bears because of a soft roughing-the-passer penalty on Bradley Chubb. There are many culprits to blame for the team’s general malaise on offense, and one of them is ...
00:32, 09/20/2019

There's Nothing More Predictable Than Mike Leach Suddenly Having Dumb Thoughts About Homeless People College football coaches tend to be graded on a steep and extremely generous curve when it comes to their personalities. How well they do or don’t do their jobs is easy enough to assess, because it creates a binary win/loss record that reflects the sum of the players they recruit and the assistants ...
00:32, 09/20/2019

FIFA Releases Meaningless Statement Condemning Iran's Ban On Women In Soccer Stadiums An Iranian woman recently died from from self-inflicted burns after she was arrested for trying to attend a soccer match in the country, and her death has brought renewed scrutiny to Iran’s law that bans women from entering soccer stadiums. FIFA, an organization always eager to do the bare minimum i...
00:32, 09/20/2019

CC Sabathia Is Loved It’s been a difficult season for CC Sabathia, which he announced last winter would be his final one. He’s gone to the IL three separate times for his knee—no specific injury per se, just swelling and pain that made it impossible to pitch and necessitated time off. The Yankees knew that coming into t...
00:32, 09/20/2019

Three Executives Have Been Absolved of Negligence in the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Thursday ruled that three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Company were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima meltdown. The ruling by the Tokyo District Court ended the only criminal trial in the nuclear disaster that has kept te...
00:32, 09/20/2019

AB deflects question about 2019 playing status Antonio Brown addressed media for the first time since joining the Patriots but didn't directly answer a question about whether he'll be able to play the entire season....
00:32, 09/20/2019

Veteran actresses deserve better roles than crazy mothers How did television become the repository for characters afflicted with Munchausen syndrome by proxy? Talk about trending! That strange psychological disorder — in which someone seeks attention by exaggerating or making up a child’s illness — reared its ugly head in two of this season’s E...
00:32, 09/20/2019

French Court Says Valve Must Allow Steam Users To Resell Games Back in 2015, Valve got sued by a French consumer organization called UFC-Que Choisir (not to be confused with non-French, non-consumer organization the Ultimate Fighting Championship). UFC-Que Choisir had a multitude of bones to pick with the longtime Steam steward, the biggest among them being tha...
01:16, 09/20/2019

Devil May Cry 2 Is Out On The Switch So Here's The Deal Devil May Cry games kick ass. The stylish and over-the-top antics of demon hunter Dante and his cohorts helped define the action game genre. This year’s Devil May Cry 5 made everything sleeker, sexier, and energetic. Dante’s had great games over the years, but there’s one game that doesn’t shine. De...
01:16, 09/20/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: I Still Hate My Ex Hello, you hideous and shimmering sexbeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to guide you through the Metroidvania of love....
01:16, 09/20/2019

I Wish Games Didn't Update So Much Where a video game goes, a patch will surely follow. It wasn’t that long ago that updates were rare things, but today almost every game will get updated at some point—some far more than others. While it may sound strange, there are times when I wish that biweekly updates just weren’t a thing anymore...
01:16, 09/20/2019

Oktoberfest on a budget? How and where to celebrate for less in the US For an American, traveling to Munich and celebrating Oktoberfest costs an estimated $5,000. But you can celebrate stateside, at a much lower cost.       ...
01:17, 09/20/2019

10 authentic Oktoberfests in the US you should know about The epicenter of Oktoberfest is Munich, but there are plenty of Oktoberfest celebrations throughout the U.S. to celebrate       ...
01:17, 09/20/2019

Antoni Porowski Is Jumping Up and Down Over His PCAs Nominations Antoni Porowski is "so excited and honored" to be nominated at this year's E! People's Choice Awards. The food and wine expert stopped by E! News' Daily Pop to talk......
01:17, 09/20/2019

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn's wife dies at 80 Emily England Clyburn, wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, passed away on Thursday. She was 80 years old.Emily Clyburn — known as "Dr. Em" to many — was an esteemed librarian and political activist who played a key role in her husband's political career. The House will adjourn on Monday so lawm...
01:17, 09/20/2019

Israeli leaders warn of possible third election amid political deadlock The political deadlock in Israel showed no signs of abating Thursday, as the country's leaders warned of the possibility of a third election, with neither Benjamin Netanyahu nor Benny Gantz appearing to have a clear path to forming a coalition....
01:18, 09/20/2019

Alphabet unit to make drone deliveries for Walgreens, FedEx in the U.S. Alphabet Inc's aviation unit Wing said on Thursday it has partnered with Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and FedEx Corp for deliveries directly to homes in Virginia using drones, beginning next month....
01:18, 09/20/2019

Poland’s top filmmakers protest festival admission rules Academy Award-winning Pawel Pawlikowski and other top Polish filmmakers are demanding artistic independence for the nation’s most prestigious film festival after a politically charged movie was withdrawn...
01:48, 09/20/2019

Ares' Arougheti explains why he's betting on credit markets CNBC's Melissa Lee sits down with Mike Arougheti of Ares Management Corp, which has $142 billion in assets, at the Delivering Alpha conference. Ares specializes in credit, private equity and real estate....
02:32, 09/20/2019

Ex Ford CEO Fields says UAW corruption probe makes rank-and-file members skeptical of any deal Former Ford CEO Mark Fields said that the United Auto Workers corruption probe will make it harder for union leaders to get their rank-and-file members to sign off on any potential new labor deal with Detroit automakers....
02:32, 09/20/2019

American Airlines canceled more flights than any US carrier in July: 'It was a tough summer for us' American Airlines struggled with flight delays and cancellations this summer, hamstrung by the grounded Boeing 737 Max and mired in a bitter labor dispute with its mechanics....
02:32, 09/20/2019

California union demands pepper spray for workers after multiple homeless attacks in state’s capital A spate of incidents involving homeless people attacking state groundskeepers in California’s capital has prompted the union representing them to demand pepper spray be provided for self-defense....
03:17, 09/20/2019

‘Pastafarian’ pastor leads opening prayer before Alaska government meeting A “Pastafarian” pastor on Tuesday gave an opening prayer on behalf of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster before a local government meeting in Alaska while wearing a colander on his head.  ...
03:17, 09/20/2019

Pro-life event in Minnesota disrupted by bomb threat, suspect arrested A pro-life event at a Minnesota community college was evacuated by a bomb threat midway through the speaker's remarks Wednesday night, according to police....
03:17, 09/20/2019

3 Michigan children killed, 1 hurt after vehicle crashes into Amish horse-drawn buggy Three children were killed and another was injured after a motor vehicle crashed into an Amish horse-drawn buggy in southern Michigan, authorities said....
03:17, 09/20/2019

Junior Home Minister Goes Homeless, Operating From Andhra Bhavan Union minister GK Reddy, Amit Shah's junior at the home ministry, has been operating from Andhra Bhavan for the last four months, owing to the practice of former ministers hanging onto their official......
03:18, 09/20/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Investor Summit Postponed To 2020 The State Administrative Council (SAC) on Thursday postponed the Jammu and Kashmir Investor Summit, which was earlier scheduled to take place from October 12-14, to 2020....
03:18, 09/20/2019

Raids At Trinamool MP KD Singh's Premises In Money Laundering Probe Case The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday conducted searches at properties linked to TMC MP KD Singh in connection with a money laundering case, officials said....
03:18, 09/20/2019

'Very engaged' Trump talks biofuels policy with U.S. oil-state senators President Donald Trump on Thursday discussed biofuels policy with senators from U.S. oil states, including Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy, who said the president was engaged on the issue that has pitted Big Oil and Big Corn against each other....
03:18, 09/20/2019

Border wall, Iran, Space Force among hurdles for $700 billion U.S. defense bill Disputes between U.S. Republicans and Democrats over President Donald Trump's proposed border wall, Space Force and his ability to launch a war with Iran are among the biggest obstacles Congress faces in passing a massive annual defense policy bill....
03:18, 09/20/2019

Burning throat: 7 causes and how to treat them Many issues can cause a burning throat, including tonsillitis, strep throat, a cold, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. Learn more about the possible causes and their treatments here....
03:18, 09/20/2019

What is the link between anxiety and nausea? Anxiety can cause a range of physical symptoms. Gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, are particularly common. Discover the link between anxiety and nausea here and learn about the various coping methods and treatments for anxiety....
03:18, 09/20/2019

Could this mechanism explain why sleepless nights affect gut health? A new study in mice reveals that the brain's 24-hour clock regulates the activity of a type of immune cell that has a strong influence on gut health....
03:18, 09/20/2019

Saudi Arabia’s oil troubles don’t rattle the U.S. as they used to Costs could still climb in the coming weeks if Saudi Arabia doesn’t quickly restore its oil output after a drone attack that is stoking new tensions in the region. But these days the United States isn’t quite as vulnerable to oil price shocks....
03:19, 09/20/2019

Huawei’s Mate 30 Pro doesn’t have Google’s app store, but Android is still its future The Mate 30 phones might be powered by EMUI 10 based on Android 10, but they’re not running Google’s version of Android. You won’t find the Play Store, Gmail, Google Maps, or Google Search, and that much was evident early in the Mate 30 presentation on Thursday. As soon as Huawei’s App Gallery app s...
03:19, 09/20/2019

The Android tech that iPhone users are most jealous of somehow got even better As an iPhone user, there’s one technology available on Android devices that I envy most, and it’s obviously one that has yet to make it over to iOS devices. That’s fast wired and wireless charging that can replenish battery life quicker than ever. And somehow, that technology is ge...
03:19, 09/20/2019

Huawei’s best smartphone ever has a huge problem that eclipses all its amazing new features Huawei on Thursday held a press conference in Munich, Germany to unveil its third flagship phone of the year — and it’s easily the most compelling one. Part of the Mate 30 series, the Mate 30 Pro is the best Huawei Android phone ever made, and it’s probably the best Android phones of the...
03:19, 09/20/2019

Crude Oil Surges Most Since 1991 Gulf War: Was the Drone Attack Really to Blame? On Friday, September 13 -- before the attack on Saudi oil processing -- Commodity Junctures editor Jeffrey Kennedy forecast the move higher in crude prices. See the chart and forecast for yourself....
03:48, 09/20/2019

The Chase Sapphire Reserve Is Our Readers' Favorite Travel Rewards Card While most of our recent credit card Co-Ops sparked healthy debates, our travel rewards card poll was thoroughly dominated by the Chase Sapphire Reserve....
03:48, 09/20/2019

33 new drivers a day have their licences revoked News 19 Sep, 2019 Nearly 12,000 motorists with under two years of experience had their licences revoked under the New Drivers Act in 2018...
03:48, 09/20/2019

20 Under $20: Minimal Effort, Maximum Pleasure On those nights when you just need to flop, find a wine that’s alive, interesting, easy to enjoy and moderately priced. It is the reward you deserve....
03:48, 09/20/2019

The New York Restaurant That Feels Like an Italian Farmhouse For 25 years, Il Buco has served perfect pasta and Umbrian charm to the loyal customers who have returned again and again to its small cobblestoned block....
03:48, 09/20/2019

Sheyi Ojo gives Rangers win against Feyenoord on emotional night Steven Gerrard was quietly pleased with how his Rangers side responded on an emotional night at Ibrox, with a hard-fought 1-0 Europa League win coming a day after the loss of Fernando Ricksen from motor neurone disease.The death of the 43-year-old Dutchman, a former Rangers captain, was marked with ...
04:49, 09/20/2019

Ryan Christie penalty secures draw for Celtic at Rennes despite late red card Neil Lennon said his Celtic side were well worthy of their point against Rennes and that they could have had three if VAR was available in the Europa League.Lennon was surprised video assistance was unavailable, unlike in the Champions League, and felt his side were denied a clear penalty in a game ...
04:49, 09/20/2019

Europa League: Karius drops clanger in Besiktas defeat, Dudelange shock Apoel Besiktas beaten 4-2 by Slovan BratislavaLazio lose in Cluj, Wolfsberger stun GladbachLorius Karius had a night to forget as Besiktas lost 4-2 to Slovan Bratislava on a Europa League evening filled with surprise scorelines. Austria’s Wolfsberger AC won 4-0 at Mönchengladbach, while Bulgaria’s Ludogor...
04:49, 09/20/2019

California’s dive boat, Ghost Ship fires share legal lessons LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deaths from California fires on a scuba diving boat and at the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse have brought a search for blame aimed at finding whether someone was negligent. Getting criminal charges to stick in the 2016 fire that killed 36 partygoers at the Oakland warehouse has p...
06:16, 09/20/2019

Delta flight descends nearly 30,000 feet in minutes NBC — A packed plane was diverted to Tampa International Airport after descending nearly 30,000 feet within a few minutes. Delta Airlines Flight 2353, a Boeing 763, took off from Atlanta on Wednesday afternoon, headed to Fort Lauderdale before they forced a landing in Tampa. The plane descende...
06:16, 09/20/2019

Texas flooding: 1,000 rescued from rising waters as Tropical Depression Imelda batters US state Flash flooding has wreaked havoc in Texas with emergency crews rescuing more than 1,000 people from rising waters sparked by the remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda....
06:16, 09/20/2019

David Cameron: former PM accidentally says he 's*** at the TV' when Boris Johnson's £350m red Brexit bus was unveiled In a wide-ranging interview on the day his memoir For The Record hits the shelves, Mr Cameron apologised for Brexit and accepted a portion of the blame "for holding the referendum and losing the referendum"....
06:16, 09/20/2019

Dramatic moment hero police officers spring into action to save man as he jumps off bridge While another said: "My heart almost stopped. Such quick action by this Officer saved this young man's life. The Officer very well could have been pulled over himself. You are a hero."...
06:16, 09/20/2019

John Humphrys pays touching tribute to listeners as he bows out of Today programme after three decades John Humphrys today bowed out of presenting the Today programme after 32 years, thanking his listeners who "gave him a pat on the back and often a kick up the backside"....
06:16, 09/20/2019

Sandy Hook parents release harrowing video showing children use back to school 'essentials' to escape gunman A harrowing video put together by family members of children killed in the Sandy Hook mass shooting shows pupils using back to school "essentials" to help them escape a gunman....
06:16, 09/20/2019

'Death knows no privilege': David Cameron hits back at controversial Guardian editorial on death of son Ivan David Cameron has spoken out for the first time about a controversial editorial published by the Guardian which claimed he only felt privileged pain over the death of his son....
06:16, 09/20/2019

Your morning briefing: What you should know for Thursday, September 19 John Major is to tell the UK's highest court that Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was motivated by the Prime Minister's "political interest"....
06:16, 09/20/2019

Robby Anderson won’t ‘hold’ breath waiting for call on Pats CB Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson expects to see plenty of Patriots All-Pro cornerback Stephon Gilmore on Sunday in New England. He also expects for Gilmore to get away with holding. “He’s one of the best,” Anderson said. “He holds a lot, gets away with it. I’ve got to come with my ‘A’ game.” The Je...
06:18, 09/20/2019

The Giants were never going to win against Mike Francesa The Giants can’t win. On the field or on WFAN. So the team and coach Pat Shurmur canceled his weekly Monday “interview” with Mike Francesa. The team decided there was no point to go on with Francesa — and it is probably right. Francesa doesn’t conduct interviews — especially when he is in bullying m...
06:18, 09/20/2019

Yankees clinch first AL East title since 2012 behind brilliant Masahiro Tanaka Eleven is the Yankees’ new magic number. When Aroldis Chapman struck out an overmatched Albert Pujols to complete a 9-1 victory against the Angels on Thursday night in front of 42,056 at Yankee Stadium, the Yankees clinched the AL East and completed the initial leg of their quest for the organizatio...
06:18, 09/20/2019

Kim Kardashian Reveals the ''Emotional'' Moment She Ran Into O.J. Simpson Kim Kardashian is revealing the "emotional" moment that she and sisters Khloe and Kourtney ran into O.J. Simpson at a Miami Club. As most of the world knows, the Kardashian family......
06:18, 09/20/2019

The Internet Thinks Cardi B Just Responded to Tekashi 6ix9ine's Shocking Accusations Contrary to Tekashi 6ix9ine's claim, Cardi B is the member of only one group: the Bardi gang. In his latest appearance on the witness stand, the infamous rapper made a number of......
06:18, 09/20/2019

Friends Fans Are Freaking Out Over Cole Sprouse's Return to Central Perk Couch No one told us Thursday was gonna be this way. Just in case you've been missing out, pop culture fans are celebrating 25 years of the beloved NBC comedy Friends. One of those admirers......
06:18, 09/20/2019

House Democrats call for stripping tax-exempt status from 60 ‘hate groups’ House Democrats on the Ways and Means Committee said on Thursday that over 60 alleged hate groups, mostly socially conservative organizations, anti-immigration entities, and religious groups should be stripped of their tax-exempt status....
07:01, 09/20/2019

Trump adviser says tariffs could go to 50% or 100% if China doesn't agree to deal Michael Pillsbury, an outsider adviser to the White House on China policy, said that President Trump would likely escalate the trade war if no deal is reached, including by dramatically raising existing tariffs....
07:01, 09/20/2019

'Secretary of corporate interests': Democrats portray labor nominee Eugene Scalia as against workers Senate Democrats tried hard at the nomination hearing for President Trump's labor secretary nominee, private sector management-side attorney Eugene Scalia, to portray him as too beholden to corporations to effectively represent workers' interests....
07:01, 09/20/2019

Deportation Exemptions to Resume for Immigrants Needing Medical Treatment In a policy reversal, the Trump administration said it would allow some immigrants to avoid deportation while undergoing lifesaving medical treatment....
07:02, 09/20/2019

He’s the President Democratic Voters Don’t Want to Hear Criticized In the Democratic primary, there have been clashes over the Obama administration’s policies. But even liberal voters who admire the former president prefer to look to the future....
07:02, 09/20/2019

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine testifies that Cardi B and Jim Jones are both members of the Bloods The strange saga of rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine got a just little bit stranger today, as the rapper—convicted on numerous felony charges after taking a plea deal earlier this year, and now cooperating as a federal witness against some of his former friends—alleged that musician Jim Jones was a member of ...
07:32, 09/20/2019

Judge (tentatively) sides with Jackson estate in HBO Leaving Neverland case Michael Jackson has been dead for more than a decade at this point, but the complications surrounding his life and legacy so far seem functionally immortal; take, as an example, a tentative finding handed down by a judge today, dismissing HBO’s attempts to ward off the Jackson estate’s desire to ent...
07:32, 09/20/2019

Russian artist duo creates optical illusions with psychedelic color-changing portraits Fraktality, a married Russian couple, use lenticular printing to make digital images change color depending on where they are viewed from.        ...
07:32, 09/20/2019

As Trump weighs options, Iranian official warns of 'all-out war' if US or Saudi Arabia attacks Javad Zarif's remarks come as the Trump administration weighs options to respond to drone and missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure.        ...
07:32, 09/20/2019

|OPINION:Facebook'scryptocurrencymaynotstandachance Mark Zuckerberg’s cryptocurrency project, Libra, has become the regulatory equivalent of a pinata: Everyone is lining up to hit it with a stick. And it's not hard to see why, says Lionel Laurent....
07:32, 09/20/2019

|SPECIALREPORT:DowntheGuptas'financialrabbithole The controversial Gupta family is known for making millions from the South African government - including $41m from Eskom, the state energy company. Here’s where the money went....
07:32, 09/20/2019

The Latest: Music begins at event Nevada town near Area 51 A lone dancer whirling in a dusty festival grounds in the town of Rachel was one of the first to hear music in events that officials say have drawn perhaps 1,500 people to the Nevada desert...
07:32, 09/20/2019

Australian regulator loses court battle against wealth manager IOOF Australia's banking watchdog lost a key case against IOOF after a court ruled the wealth manager did not breach pension industry laws, marking a second setback in as many months for financial......
08:18, 09/20/2019

NASA couldn’t find India’s crashed Moon lander, and hope is fading fast It’s now been nearly two full weeks since India’s lunar lander, Chandrayaan-2, went quiet moments before what was supposed to be a soft landing on the Moon. Rather than gracefully gliding to a halt, the spacecraft crashed, and its handlers back on Earth haven’t been able to establi...
08:18, 09/20/2019

It's Time to Listen to the Teens Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg landed in the U.S. earlier this month and has since injected a much-needed sense of urgency into the climate conversation. Her climate strike movement is gearing up for a huge global climate strike on Friday. Thunberg will be in New York, but she’s taken to Washi...
08:18, 09/20/2019

Colon cancer survivor thanks nurse who was by her side Seven words spoken from a mystery nurse turned into this cancer survivor's life mantra. Now, the two are meeting for the first time.        ...
08:18, 09/20/2019

Democratic donor charged in drug overdose deaths U.S. prosecutors charged political activist Ed Buck with a deadly drug overdose at his Los Angeles-area home, releasing a criminal complaint that detailed allegations he injected men with meth against their wishes during sexual encounters. (Sept. 19)        ...
08:18, 09/20/2019

Hill Hodgepodge: Pelosi draws from democrats, GOP and Trump for drug pricing plan The House speaker announced her plan for lowering drug prices, which includes negotiations between drugmakers and federal health officials.        ...
08:18, 09/20/2019

Volkswagen, Porsche To Recall Around 227,000 cars Over Airbag, Seatbelt Issues The newspaper said the Tiguan, Sharan and CC models built in 2015 as well as Porsche 911, Boxter, Cayman und Panamera models from 2015 and 2016. It cited Germany's KBA federal motor authority as......
08:19, 09/20/2019

Penguin Random House hires penguin interns — and it was a total flop They’re dipping their flippers into publishing. Two African penguins from the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore recently scored dream gigs: summer internships at Penguin Random House, despite never having read a single book between them. Though cute, the fluffy freshmen — Lilly and Tetra — were entire...
09:00, 09/20/2019

Expedia Group CEO: A 'secular shift' to experiences is 'buoying travel' "I think consumer confidence still remains pretty high ... [and] travel is just going to continue to go up and up and up," Mark Okerstrom tells Jim Cramer....
09:00, 09/20/2019

A Romanian TV show host has been accused of 'extreme racism' after saying Serena Williams looks like one of 'those monkeys at the zoo' live on air Getty/YouTube/B1TV A Romanian TV show host said Serena Williams looks like a "monkey" whilst live on air. "Serena Williams looks exactly like one of those monkeys at the zoo with the red asses," said Radu Banciu whilst presenting the late evening show on B1 TV. "If monkeys wore trousers, they'd loo...
09:00, 09/20/2019

Ben & Jerry's, Lush, Patagonia among businesses closing Friday for Global Climate Strike Ben & Jerry's, Burton, Lush, Patagonia and SodaStream say they are closing Friday for the Global Climate Strike.       ...
09:00, 09/20/2019

Retired SEAL McRaven says US will be in Afghanistan for 'very long time' Retired Navy SEAL Adm. William McRaven, the former head of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) who organized the 2011 raid that took out Al Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden, says the U.S. will be in Afghanistan “for a very long time.”...
09:01, 09/20/2019

Taiwan And Kiribati Cut Diplomatic Ties Amid China Tension Taiwan and Kiribati severed ties on Friday after the tiny Pacific nation decided to switch diplomatic recognition to China, the second defection to Beijing by one of Taipei's allies this week....
09:01, 09/20/2019

UN Chief Could Discuss Kashmir Issue At UN General Assembly: Spokesperson UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is likely to use the opportunity of discussions during the high-level UN General Assembly session next week to raise the Kashmir issue, the UN chief's......
09:01, 09/20/2019

Global Climate Strike: Children In Australia, Pacific Islands Begin Rally Children in Australia and the Pacific Islands kicked off a millions-strong global climate strike Friday -- heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg and demanding adults take action to......
09:01, 09/20/2019

One Dead, 5 Injured In Shooting On Streets Of Washington, D.C.: Police Washington DC Shooting: One person was killed and five others wounded on Thursday in a shooting on the streets of Washington, D.C., not far from the White House, police said....
09:01, 09/20/2019

Stranger's Text Leads Man To Raise Money For Boy With Cerebral Palsy Somebody had the wrong number. That was obvious to Bill Clayten when he received a text from a "Sister Fink," asking him what time he'd like her to stop by with dinner....
09:01, 09/20/2019

Weird Jokes, Offbeat Attire Trip Up Canada's Justin Trudeau Again Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in major political trouble just weeks before facing voters, felled by a penchant for poor jokes and dressing up that have let him down before and are now......
09:01, 09/20/2019

Birds are disappearing from North America Billions of birds have vanished from North American skies over the past five decades, a new study has found — and scientists say it is a sign of a major ecological crisis. The bird population in the United States and Canada has plummeted by nearly 3 billion birds, or 29 percent, since 1970, ac...
09:32, 09/20/2019

Meet the HIV-positive man celebrating his 100th birthday The world’s oldest-living person with HIV is celebrating his 100th birthday — stunning doctors who call him an “icon of hope” for people living with the disease, according to a new report. “I feel happy,” the man, who only wanted to be known as Miguel, told CTV News. &#...
09:32, 09/20/2019

Teachers left boy with Down syndrome outside naked and soaking wet: mom Three teachers were suspended from a British school after an 11-year-old boy with Down syndrome was left naked and soaking wet on a playground for half an hour, according to a report on Thursday. Levi Blackshaw was recorded on CCTV cameras “curled up in a ball” after being taken outside ...
09:32, 09/20/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - Sept 20 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:32, 09/20/2019

FAA waiting for more software details before 737 MAX can return to service Boeing Co still has a series of steps to complete before the 737 MAX can return to service, including submitting a pre-production version of a software update, Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson said....
09:32, 09/20/2019

NFL notebook: Dolphins reportedly to start Rosen at quarterback A day after head coach Brian Flores affirmed veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Miami Dolphins reversed course and made Josh Rosen the starting quarterback for Sunday's game at the heavily favored Dallas Cowboys, according to multiple reports Thursday....
10:17, 09/20/2019

Mariners sweep Pirates with 6-5 win Austin Nola grounded into an 11th-inning double play that produced a run Thursday to give the visiting Seattle Mariners a 6-5 win and a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates....
10:17, 09/20/2019

Yankees' German placed on leave under DV policy Major League Baseball announced Thursday that New York Yankees right-hander Domingo German has been placed on administrative leave under the joint domestic violence policy between the league and the MLB Players Association....
10:17, 09/20/2019

Rodriguez posts 18th win as Red Sox down Giants Left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez earned his career-best 18th win, and his teammates rocked San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner on Thursday afternoon, allowing the host Boston Red Sox to salvage one win in the three-game interleague series with a 5-4 victory....
10:17, 09/20/2019

How will Tottenham line up vs Leicester? Heung-min Son in line to start With a little over two days to recover from their draining Uefa Champions League trip to Olympiakos on Wednesday night, Mauricio Pochettino is likely to freshen things up against Leicester....
10:18, 09/20/2019

Chrome finally introduces a visual tab switcher that’s easy to use on mobile We all have been in the situation where we’ve lost count the number of browser tabs we’ve opened on our phones. To help you solve that problem, Google just introduced a bunch of clever new features for tab management in Chrome on mobile and desktop, including a tiled tab switcher and tab grouping. N...
10:18, 09/20/2019

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded and trapped CHINA, Texas — The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda that flooded parts of Texas left at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in homes. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said that by Thursday night, floodwaters had sta...
10:18, 09/20/2019

NYPD cop who ‘protected’ El Chapo’s wife needs GoFundMe for bail The cop who moonlighted as bodyguard for Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s wife, and now faces cocaine-slinging charges, apparently didn’t save the proceeds from his alleged crimes. Pals of Ishmael Bailey, 36, are trying to scrape together $25,000 for the accused peddler’s bail — arguing he’s “another ‘br...
10:18, 09/20/2019

Ryanair boss could get €99m bonus despite shareholder revolt Michael O’Leary may benefit from fixed-price shares after 50.5% remuneration approval Almost half of Ryanair shareholders have voted against a controversial new pay package for the chief executive, Michael O’Leary, that could result in the airline handing him a €99m (£88m) bonus within five years.A ...
10:19, 09/20/2019

Military strike against Iran would result in 'all-out war': Zarif Any U.S. or Saudi military strike against Iran would bring "all-out war", Tehran said on Thursday, keeping up a drumbeat of warnings to its adversaries after they accused the Islamic Republic of a strike on Saudi oil facilities....
11:17, 09/20/2019

‘Downton Abbey’ producer calls film a ‘warm hug’ in 'turbulent times' "Downton Abbey" producer Liz Trubridge hopes the film follow-up satisfies the period drama's die-hard fans and offers a bit of respite to people troubled by current events....
11:17, 09/20/2019

'Reagan showed that you can do it' The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, signed by President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, was a landmark Cold War agreement that banned nuclear and conventional ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with ranges of 310 to 3,418 miles and ushered in a new era of...
11:18, 09/20/2019

‘I did what I did on my own’: Giuliani insists no Trump connection to Ukraine dealings investigated by House Rudy Giuliani said he has "no idea" what President Trump told the new Ukrainian president in a phone call that could be the subject of a damning Intelligence Community whistleblower complaint....
11:18, 09/20/2019

Amnesty International Says Hong Kong Police Using ‘Reckless and Indiscriminate Tactics’ Amnesty International on Friday accused Hong Kong police of employing “reckless and indiscriminate tactics” against protesters in what amounts to an alarming pattern of abuse, and called for an independent investigation. In a new report, Amnesty documented a series of arbitrary arrests a...
13:01, 09/20/2019

Deadly vaping lung illnesses are cropping up across the US, and experts blame everything from vegetable oil to ‘Dank Vapes’ Luxy Images/Getty Images A mysterious and deadly crop of lung injuries is showing up across the US. Health experts think vaping may be to blame. At least seven people have died from lung illnesses after vaping, and 530 have been injured. Some have been put into medically-induced comas. Authorities ...
13:01, 09/20/2019

As Narendra Modi Heads to U.S., Controversy Follows Him Activists urged the Gates Foundation not to recognize India’s prime minister with a prestigious award. They accuse him of leading India into “deadly chaos.”...
13:02, 09/20/2019

Meghan Markle’s designer pal Misha Nonoo opens Soho pop-up Not only did Meghan Markle collaborate on a women’s workwear capsule collection with designer and BFF Misha Nonoo, but she and Prince Harry will also jet to Italy for Nonoo’s wedding on Friday. Pushing both of their female empowerment agendas further, for every article of clothing bought...
13:03, 09/20/2019

U.S. scientists join effort to solve mysterious vaping-related illnesses The U.S. investigation into hundreds of cases of life-threatening lung illnesses related to vaping has turned up a curious abnormality: Many of the victims had pockets of oil clogging up cells responsible for removing impurities in the lungs....
13:32, 09/20/2019

Medicinal cannabis could bring in $6 billion a year for Colombia, government says Colombia could export $6 billion a year in medicinal cannabis products, making marijuana its third-largest source of foreign exchange, the government said on Thursday, as investors called for simpler regulations for marijuana producers....
13:32, 09/20/2019

Prosecutors: N.J. man Alexei Saab scouted NYC locations for terror attacks Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man has criminally supported the Hezbollah terror group by scouting potential attack sites like airports, bridges and New York City's iconic Times Square....
14:16, 09/20/2019

Growing number of dairy farmers want U.S. to regulate milk supply A growing number of dairy farmers across the country are calling for the federal government to regulate the volume of milk their industry produces annually....
14:16, 09/20/2019

FIFA 20 ratings list: The top 100 players as EA Sports pick Lionel Messi ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo as No1 Football fans rejoice, EA Sports have revealed the full player ratings for FIFA 20's top 100, with Lionel Messi squeezing out Cristiano Ronaldo to be crowned the best player on the game....
14:17, 09/20/2019

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy: Refinancing of debt will have no impact on our transfer ambitions Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has insisted there will be no impact on the club's transfer activity after refinancing the £637million debt on their new stadium....
14:17, 09/20/2019

ECB announce England contracts with Jorfa Archer the big winner as Liam Plunkett misses white-ball deal Liam Plunkett, a key member of England's World Cup-winning side, was a surprise absentee as the ECB announced their men's contracts for the next year....
14:17, 09/20/2019

Singapore F1 practice: Verstappen top; Bottas, Leclerc hit trouble Red Bull driver Max Verstappen topped the opening Formula 1 free practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix, while Valtteri Bottas caused a red flag by crashing his Mercedes...
14:18, 09/20/2019

Racing Point's "big update" for Formula 1's Singapore GP explained Racing Point has brought the updates it had promised for the Singapore Grand Prix, most notably adding a brand new front wing to its RP19 Formula 1 car...
14:18, 09/20/2019

When Dictionaries Wade Into the Gender (Non)Binary Merriam-Webster announced an additional definition for “they”: a third-person, singular pronoun for nonbinary people. And Oxford has been criticized for its entry under “woman.”...
14:18, 09/20/2019

Connecticut woman involved in murder of 13-year-old to be released early for good behavior A Connecticut woman who was one of eight people sent to prison for the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl in 1997 is getting early release for good behavior next month. ...
14:18, 09/20/2019

Ohio church sign tells AC unit thief: keep it. It's hot where you're going An Akron, Ohio church left a message for the thief who stole their $3,500 AC unit three weeks ago: “Keep it. It’s hot where your [sic] going," according to a report. ...
14:18, 09/20/2019

Scientists Prepare to Drift With Arctic Ice for a Year to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arctic. ...
14:18, 09/20/2019

| Rebel-controlled town in Mali concerns African leaders As West African leaders try to find ways to stop jihadist violence in the Sahel region, attention is turning to a rebel-held town in Mali's north accused of being a base for militants to launch attacks....
14:18, 09/20/2019

Mexico risk to Pacific Alliance’s IG club status Three-quarters of fund managers that responded to a recent Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey think that Mexico is going to lose its investment grade status....
14:48, 09/20/2019

F1: Robert Kubica And Williams To End Association By End Of Season One of the greatest comebacks in Formula 1, Williams F1 driver Robert Kubica will be ending his run in the championship at the end of the 2019 season. The Polish driver confirmed the development ahead......
14:48, 09/20/2019

Nokian Tyres Says High Inventories In Europe To Hurt H2 Sales European distributors are holding back from buying costly winter tyres due to high inventories, Finland's Nokian Tyres said on Thursday, adding it saw weakness in its Russian market too....
14:48, 09/20/2019

The cost of subsidising UK wind farms has dropped to an all-time low Results of a UK government auction on Friday show windfarms will be built in 2025 for as little as £39.65 per megawatt hour, a drop of almost a third since 2017...
14:48, 09/20/2019

India cuts effective corporate tax rate to revive investment Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures on Friday to revive sagging investment in Asia's third largest economy including a cut in corporate taxes....
14:48, 09/20/2019

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Will Finally Face Federal Charges For His Role in the Death of Gemmel Moore Yesterday, The Root reported that Ed Buck, a prominent white Democratic donor, was being charged with battery causing serious injury, administering methamphetamine, and maintaining a drug house—all felonies—after a third black man suffered a drug overdose in his home....
14:48, 09/20/2019

What happens if Thomas Cook goes bust? What do I do if my holiday is affected? Everything you need to know Thomas Cook could fall into administration as early as this weekend if it does not find £200 million in extra funding as it attempts to prevent a collapse....
14:48, 09/20/2019

|IndiacutscorporatetaxinR300billionboosttogrowth India cut tax on local businesses to one of the lowest rates in Asia, while providing a more than R300bn boost to revive economic growth from a six-year low....
14:48, 09/20/2019

Math teacher Jason Zuffranieri climbs 'Jeopardy!' rankings. Is he the new James Holzhauer? With 15 'Jeopardy!' wins, math teacher Jason Zuffranieri has become a force to reckon with. Can he beat James Holzhauer's record?        ...
14:48, 09/20/2019

Megan Fox went through 'a dark moment' after 'Jennifer's Body' bombed "Jennifer's Body," the camp horror movie about a man-eating cheerleader, may now hold cult classic status, but after its less-than-stellar reception back in 2009, star Megan Fox admits she went through a difficult time....
15:32, 09/20/2019

'Shallow' hit-maker Mark Ronson puts brains before looks as he comes out as sapiosexual Chart-topper Mark Ronson has come out as sapiosexual. In case you're not familiar with the term, it means being attracted to intelligence above other traits -- or, in other words, putting brains before looks or gender....
15:32, 09/20/2019

7 Moments From F.R.I.E.N.D.S That Will Always Be There For You Twenty-five years ago, on September 22, 1994, the first episode of F.R.I.E.N.D.S aired. Here are seven unforgettable moments from the show that every fan loves to watch over and over again....
15:32, 09/20/2019

9.7 Million Views For Cop's Video On How To Lower Hefty Traffic Challans A cop's video on what drivers can do in case they are issued a hefty traffic challan has gone massively viral online. Under the amended Motor Vehicles Act 2019, traffic challans have increased by up......
15:32, 09/20/2019

Reporter Says She Tried To Contact Dead Man For Comment. Video Is Viral An old video of a US news reporter recently resurfaced on Twitter and has gone viral with hilarious reactions, memes and jokes. Sara Welch of KTLA news station, made the gaffe on air saying she......
15:32, 09/20/2019

Tim Cook greets iPhone 11 customers at Fifth Avenue store in New York Apple CEO Tim Cook greeted iPhone 11 customers at the reopening of the Fifth Avenue Apple store on Friday. CNBC also took a tour inside. Here's a look....
15:32, 09/20/2019

Ulvaeus shares 'happy and uncomplicated' world of ‘Mamma Mia!’ Bjorn Ulvaeus wears original ABBA costume to appear at the launch of "Mamma Mia! The Party" in London; discusses what prompted the expansion of its universe. (Sept. 20)        ...
15:32, 09/20/2019

Not As Heartwarming As It Could Have Been: Anthony Hopkins Just Showed Up At This High School 8 Months Early To Ask A Girl With A Temporary Neck Brace To Prom Here’s a story about a celebrity trying to do something heartwarming that he unfortunately didn’t fully think through first: Anthony Hopkins just showed up at this high school eight months early to ask a girl with a temporary neck brace to prom....
15:32, 09/20/2019

"Theatrical" TikTok Videos By Flight Crew Worry India's Aviation Watchdog The aviation regulator in the country is concerned about several videos on popular Chinese video app TikTok that show flight crew singing and dancing while on duty, and has asked airlines to take......
15:32, 09/20/2019

Saudi Arabia shows attack site damage as Iran pledges tough defense Saudi Arabia on Friday took media to inspect oil facilities hit by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran, showing melted pipes and burnt equipment, as Tehran vowed wide retaliation if heightened tensions boil over into hostilities....
16:32, 09/20/2019

Dutch PM Rutte: Brexit deal by Oct 31 is still possible Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday he did not rule out a Brexit deal before the October 31 deadline but he still has not seen new solutions to the Irish border problem....
16:32, 09/20/2019

Young climate strikers "drop dead" at Thai environment ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with thousands of strikers around the world....
16:32, 09/20/2019

Mexico and Guatemala must work together on migration: Lopez Obrador Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said that he would discuss how Mexico and Guatemala could work together to address the challenge posed by migration, when he met Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Giammattei later on Friday....
16:32, 09/20/2019

You Should Wait to Upgrade to iOS 13 We normally say it’s probably a good idea to update to the latest version of iOS whenever possible—for the extra features you get to play with, the potentially improved performance, and any bug patches or security fixes you might get. Though iOS 13 just launched yesterday, there’s one great reason w...
16:32, 09/20/2019

Do You Applaud When Your Flight Lands? In case you’ve missed it, it’s currently Jerk Week over at Lifehacker HQ, which means we’ve been telling you how to deal with jerks all week long—but what happens if you might be the jerk? Sometimes, it’s not exactly clear who the culprit is....
16:32, 09/20/2019

Klopp: Abraham and Mount £60 million players "Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Chelsea youngsters Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount are £60m players, ahead of Liverpool\u0027s visit to Stamford Bridge this Sunday."...
16:34, 09/20/2019

MOSAiC: Great Arctic expedition starts For one year, a research ship called "Polarstern" will drift through the frozen Arctic. Researchers want to better understand the influence of the Arctic on climate, says cruise leader Christian Haas in a DW interview....
16:35, 09/20/2019

Judge tells German politician to put up with derogatory online comments A court decision that degrading, misogynistic online posts targeting a Greens lawmaker were "allowable" has met with widespread outrage. Renate Künast called the ruling a "catastrophic signal."...
16:35, 09/20/2019

Pierre Cardin: Iconic fashion designer honored in 'Fashion Futurist' show The French designer shaped fashion in the 1960s and '70s with bold colors, futuristic shapes and a daring mix of fabrics. This revolutionary fashion moment is being celebrated in a new exhibition in Düsseldorf....
16:35, 09/20/2019

Google honors 'Friends' with Easter eggs when you search Ross, Rachel, other characters Google is paying tribute to the hit TV show 'Friends' by hiding easter eggs in search results for Ross, Rachel, and other characters.       ...
17:48, 09/20/2019

MS Dhoni Should Go "Without Being Pushed Out", Says Sunil Gavaskar MS Dhoni has been out of the Indian team for a while and though he has not yet announced his retirement, it has become a topic of discussion almost on a daily basis....
17:48, 09/20/2019

Trump says U.S. has sanctioned Iran's central bank The United States has imposed sanctions on Iran's central bank, U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Friday, nearly a week after attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that some U.S. officials have pinned on Tehran....
17:48, 09/20/2019

IS fighters hid among Afghan pine nut harvesters during U.S. drone strike: U.S. official A senior U.S. defense official in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul on Friday said Islamic State fighters were hiding among pine nut harvesters when a U.S. drone strike in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 32 people....
17:48, 09/20/2019

Brazil Announces Criminal Charges Against Vale Employees in Dam Collapse Brazilian police announced criminal charges against Vale and its German safety auditor, TÜV SÜD, over the miner’s dam collapse in January, the world’s most deadly disaster of its kind in more than half a century....
17:48, 09/20/2019

WhatsApp Now Lets You Share Your Status Updates to Facebook Stories WhatsApp for Android version 2.19.258 and WhatsApp for iPhone version 2.19.92 both are getting the 'Share to Facebook Story' feature to let you share your WhatsApp Status updates to Facebook Stories....
18:16, 09/20/2019

Odebrecht hires Lazard to sell its stake in Brazil's Braskem - report Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA has hired investment banking unit of Lazard to sell its stake in the petrochemical company Braskem SA, news website Brazil Journal reported on Friday....
18:16, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 2-McDermott International gets takeover interest for its Lummus Technology unit McDermott International Inc said on Friday it received takeover interests for all or part of its technology business that could value the unit at over $2.5 billion, sending its shares up about 66% in morning trade....
18:16, 09/20/2019

Taiwanese businesses look to India as alternative to China Taiwan is pitching India as a potential business destination to its tech, auto, renewable energy and farm sector firms as the United States' trade war with China has pushed its companies to look for newer markets, two officials said on Friday....
18:16, 09/20/2019

CANADA STOCKS-Gains in energy shares push TSX to fresh record Canada's main stock index hit a record high in a broad-based rally on Friday, with energy shares outperforming as they continue to track gains in oil prices....
18:16, 09/20/2019

Rumor says Sony has a huge surprise in store for the PS5 at launch The next-gen PlayStation and Xbox consoles should arrive in time for the 2020 holiday season, and a new leak suggests at least Sony might do something totally unexpected this time around. Rather than launching a beefed-up PS5 Pro a few years after the PS5’s arrival like we’ve seen Sony a...
18:16, 09/20/2019

Someone just confirmed an unreleased iPhone accessory while digging through iOS 13 code Apple’s iPhone event last week brought us several announcements. We learned the official prices and launch dates for Apple’s new services Apple arcade and Apple TV+, we saw the brand new iPhone 11, the new affordable 10.2-inch iPad, and the Apple Watch Series 5. But we also expected one ...
18:16, 09/20/2019

Please Be Kinder To Shitty Teams, Sports Games I got to choose a lot of things in my life. My job, my wife, my friends, my dog—all have been good and wonderful. Some things, though, I have been born into, and supporting Aston Villa Football Club is sadly one of them....
18:16, 09/20/2019

Yankees Win the A.L. East for the First Time Since 2012 Despite setting a major league record for players on the injured list, the Yankees used both their payroll and modern baseball acumen to climb back to the top of their division....
19:00, 09/20/2019

Elton and the Jet - 'Rocketman' crew recall meeting Elton John "Rocketman" director Dexter Fletcher and music producer Giles Martin talk about being flown to Las Vegas for a "whirlwind" lunch with Sir Elton John. (Sept. 20)        ...
19:01, 09/20/2019

U.S. senators urge FDA to remove pod, cartridge-based e-cigarettes from market A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Friday urged federal regulators to immediately remove all pod and cartridge-based e-cigarettes from the market until it can be proven the products are safe....
19:01, 09/20/2019

Colt will stop making AR-15s for civilian sale, says there's already plenty on market Colt will suspend production of AR-15 rifles for civilian sales, saying there's an "adequate supply" of the high-powered weapons already in the market, NBC News reports....
19:01, 09/20/2019

The Real History Behind The Downton Abbey Movie Warning: Contains spoilers for the Downton Abbey movie Over the course of its six seasons on television, the show Downton Abbey offered fans a high dose of drama — and a chance to learn about the real history of the English aristocracy in the early 20th century. From royal scandals to technolo...
19:01, 09/20/2019

The Best—And Worst—New Network Shows of Fall 2019 Network TV has seen better days, so it’s no surprise that this fall’s crop of new primetime series from ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and The CW is light on original concepts. Shows about doctors, lawyers, detectives and quirky, multigenerational families predominate. But even within those formulas...
19:01, 09/20/2019

No-deal Brexit vital freight carriers shortlisted Eight sea, rail and air freight companies have been shortlisted for government contracts to transport critical goods, including vital medical supplies in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
19:32, 09/20/2019

Canada's Trudeau pledges assault rifle ban, pivots campaign amid blackface scandal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, embroiled in a blackface picture scandal, on Friday pledged to ban military-style assault rifles in the country's most ethnically diverse city in a bid to get his campaign back on issue....
19:32, 09/20/2019

U.S. sanctions Iran's central bank, fund after Saudi oil attack The United States on Friday imposed another round of sanctions on Tehran, including on Iran's central bank and a development fund, following last week's attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that Riyadh and Washington have blamed on Iran....
19:32, 09/20/2019

Asteroid dust helped trigger life on Earth 466 million years ago, say scientists WASHINGTON — The cataclysmic asteroid impact off Mexico’s coast that doomed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago was not the only time an astronomical event shaped the history of life on Earth. Scientists on Wednesday said dust spawned by a gigantic collision in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupi...
19:32, 09/20/2019

Shocking photo shows floods surging through downtown Houston Flooding turned downtown Houston into an underwater ghost town Friday as rescuers scrambled to save stranded drivers and those stuck in their homes following the wild, three-day downpour, according to reports. Tropical Rainstorm Imelda slammed the city with at least 40 inches of rain in 72 hours — m...
19:32, 09/20/2019

Trump slaps Iran’s national bank with ‘highest sanctions ever’ President Trump on Friday said he slapped economic sanctions on Iran’s national bank that go “right to the top” as he seeks ways to retaliate against Iran, which the White House blames for last Saturday’s drone and missile attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry. “Highest sanctions ever imposed on a c...
19:32, 09/20/2019

Father and son plunge to their deaths at abandoned quarry A Connecticut man desperately tried to save his dad from falling at an abandoned quarry — but they both ended up plunging 75 feet to their deaths, police and stunned coworkers said. Steven Price, 71, of Bristol, and his son, Mark Price, 31, of Plainville, were riding all-terrain vehicles late ...
19:32, 09/20/2019

Damage at Saudi oil facilities revealed after airstrikes The extent of the damage caused by airstrikes at two major Saudi oil facilities was revealed Friday. Journalists toured the wreckage at the Abqaiq and Khurais oil facilities — where a charred oil stabilization tower stood, broken pieces of pipe were punctured with holes and twisted hunks of me...
19:32, 09/20/2019

Donald Trump Lifts Tariffs On Hundreds Of Chinese Goods President Donald Trump on Friday temporarily lifted tariffs on hundreds of Chinese goods that he imposed last year, softening his stance in the trade conflict ahead of next month's negotiations...
19:32, 09/20/2019

Inside Saudi Arabia's Response To Raid On The Heart Of The Oil Kingdom Saudi Arabia's newly appointed energy minister was in London when he learned in the middle of the night of the largest-ever attack on the kingdom's oil infrastructure....
19:32, 09/20/2019

More Than 200 Young Climate Strikers "Drop Dead" At Thai Ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with......
19:32, 09/20/2019

Highest Ever Imposed On A Country: Donald Trump Announces Iran Sanctions President Donald Trump on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's central bank, calling the measures the "highest" sanctions ever imposed on a foreign country by the United States....
19:32, 09/20/2019

UK Claims Brexit Talks Progressing With 'Momentum' Brexit talks are progressing with "momentum", the British minister in charge of negotiating the divorce said Friday after meeting his EU counterpart, despite warnings from Europe that a deal is still......
19:32, 09/20/2019

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHow you can get involved | Are you taking part in today’s protests?Please support the Guardian’s independent journalism 6.11p...
19:32, 09/20/2019

The climate crisis explained in 10 charts From the rise and rise of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to possible solutionsGlobal climate strike: Greta Thunberg and students march to protest climate change – live updatesThe level of CO2 has been rising since the industrial revolution and is now at its highest for about 4 million years. The r...
19:32, 09/20/2019

Trump is a walking, talking national security liability | Michael H Fuchs A toddler leads the most powerful country in the world. And when he fixates on a national security problem, you can be sure it will get worseAs the Trump administration cycles through officials and policies at a whiplash-inducing speed, the one constant is Donald Trump and his unique talent for exac...
19:32, 09/20/2019

Mass protests in Spain after 19 women are murdered by partners ‘Feminist emergency’ demonstrations follow series of high-profile rape casesProtesters will take to the streets of more than 250 towns and cities across Spain on Friday to declare a “feminist emergency” after a series of high-profile rape cases and a summer in which 19 women were murdered by current...
19:32, 09/20/2019

Pepsi v Coke: Palestinians indifferent about Israel's election People in the West Bank and Gaza say Netanyahu and Gantz are two sides of the same coinAn inconclusive election in Israel, in which many feel the soul of the nation is at stake, has mesmerised the country with its almost-hourly twists and turns as politicians desperately jockey for power. Binge-watc...
19:32, 09/20/2019

Nigerian army orders closure of aid agency for 'aiding terrorism' Action Against Hunger urges authorities to allow ‘life-saving’ work to continue after sanction imposed without ‘notice or explanation’ The Nigerian army has ordered Action Against Hunger to close its main office in Maiduguri, in Nigeria’s north-eastern Borno state, amid allegations the group has bee...
19:32, 09/20/2019

Trump claims homeless people hurt the environment. Here's why that's wrong The president threatened to issue San Francisco a violation after claiming the city allowed needles and waste to flow into the oceanDonald Trump has targeted San Francisco and its homeless crisis once again, saying his administration will issue the city an environmental violation notice for allowing...
19:32, 09/20/2019

'Some people I will never convince': Cameron reflects on his Brexit legacy After three years of silence, the former PM wants to reclaim the right to be heard on the issue that defines his premiershipTowards the end of our conversation about his new memoir, For the Record, David Cameron’s mobile rings. His daughter Nancy is on the line. She wants to know if he will be free ...
19:32, 09/20/2019

Max Mara channels secret service chic at Milan fashion week Also, Fendi goes back to the 70s with crochet and terry towelling, while Missoni injects retro fun News that the next 007 is reportedly female has reached Max Mara HQ in Milan. At the Italian brand’s spring/summer 2020 show on Thursday, espionage chic was the main thread in a collection that cast th...
20:50, 09/20/2019

Novels by Colson Whitehead, Marlon James on awards longlist Colson Whitehead’s brutal narrative of an all-black reform school, “The Nickel Boys,” and Marlon James’ fantasy epic “Black Leopard, Red Wolf” are among the works chosen by judges for the fiction longlist of the National Book Awards...
20:50, 09/20/2019

Explainer: How might the Trump whistleblower mystery unfold? U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is in a standoff with leaders of the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives over a whistleblower complaint from within the intelligence community....
21:32, 09/20/2019

Four Republicans, 19 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest field of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era got a little bit smaller on Friday when New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped out of the race....
21:32, 09/20/2019

Oil slips on trade fears but soars in week after Saudi production attacked Oil prices eased on Friday on renewed concern over the U.S.-China trade war, but futures still posted weekly gains, with Brent marking its biggest weekly increase since January, after an attack on Saudi Arabia's energy industry last weekend....
21:33, 09/20/2019

Hopes for trade breakthrough fade as China cancels U.S. farm visits A U.S.-China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska amid two days of ongoing talks in Washington....
21:33, 09/20/2019

Stocks hit as China cancels U.S. farm visits, yields slip An index of global stock markets gave up early gains after Chinese agriculture officials who were to visit U.S. farm states next week canceled their trip, dampening optimism on U.S.-China trade talks....
21:33, 09/20/2019

Fed's Rosengren says interest rate cuts are 'not costless' Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren, who dissented from the central bank's decision to cut interest rates earlier this week, repeated on Friday that monetary stimulus was not needed for the U.S. economy and posed its own problems....
21:33, 09/20/2019

U.S. federal funds rate fell below top-end of Fed's target The average interest rate on what the banks charge each other to borrow reserves overnight on Thursday fell below the upper-end of the Federal Reserve's target range for the first time this week in the aftermath of turmoil in money markets....
21:33, 09/20/2019

Walmart decides to puff puff pass on e-cigarettes: report Walmart plans to stop selling e-cigarettes in the wake of the recent controversy over how safe the alternative smoking devices are, according to an internal memo obtained by CNBC. “Given the growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty regarding e-cigarettes, we plan to dis...
21:34, 09/20/2019

Amazon pledges 100 percent renewable energy by 2030 Online shopping giant Amazon revealed a carbon footprint Thursday that rivals that of a small country and vowed to reduce the damage to the planet by cutting its use of fossil fuels....
21:34, 09/20/2019

Where Kojima meets Keanu: star studded titles mean Hollywood has finally invaded gaming Hollywood actors appearing in videogames is not something new. From voice-overs to celebrity cameos, plenty of acting elite have dipped their toes in the pool of gaming over the years. However, it's only been in recent years that we've seen Hollywood's elite beginning to take fro...
21:34, 09/20/2019

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X drops this November, along with new Threadripper chips The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X was a surprise reveal at E3 2019, coming right after AMD unveiled the AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT and RX 5700. Initially, it was supposed to come out in September 2019, but it has been delayed to November 2019 instead, along with some new Threadripper processors.The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X...
21:34, 09/20/2019

TCL’s new 6-Series 4K TVs drop today for $599 If you’re a budget TV buyer you’ll be happy to know that the all-new TCL 6-Series TVs are available to buy at a number of retailers today.The big difference between this year’s crop of TVs and last year’s is the addition of new Quantum Dot screens that will enhance color ...
21:34, 09/20/2019

Best on-ear headphones 2019: our pick of the best supra-aural cans Best On-Ear (Supra-aural) Headphones: Welcome to TechRadar's guide to the best on-ear headphones you can buy in 2019. In the world of headphones, on-ear headphones (also called supra-aural headphones) are the middle child between bulky over-ear headphones and diminutive in-ear earphones. F...
21:34, 09/20/2019

Trump Brain Status: Jello Mold President Donald Trump’s clam chowder brain is never more terrifying than when he rubs his tens of functional neurons together and starts rambling about the possibility of using American military power for, well, anything, really....
21:34, 09/20/2019

Rugby World Cup 2019 results and tables: Groups, scores and RWC standings The 2019 Rugby World Cup takes place in Japan this autumn, with 20 teams battling for global supremacy across six weeks in the first tournament to held in Asia....
22:32, 09/20/2019

Dak Prescott: Cowboys quarterback posts historic numbers after 50 games Dak Prescott made his 50th start in the NFL on Sunday. The Cowboys QB ranks at or near the top all-time in many statistical categories.       ...
22:32, 09/20/2019

Primitive camping: What is it, why do it and what do you need to do it right? Primitive camping – referred to simply as camping pre-glamping – is just you, a tent, light source, sleeping gear, camp stove, water filter and food.       ...
22:32, 09/20/2019

For travelers, The Platinum Card from American Express is worth the hype The benefits, perks, and points make this one of the premier travel cards on the market. If you travel often, this card can make life easier.       ...
22:32, 09/20/2019

'Hit them where it hurts': Several 2020 Democrats want a carbon tax on corporations As thousands of people across the world participate in the Global Climate Strike, several Democratic presidential candidates have shared how they will take aggressive action on climate change — including imposing a carbon tax on corporations....
22:32, 09/20/2019

Saudi Oil Attacks Could Halt Natural-Gas Rally Natural-gas prices have recovered from their summer swoon, but analysts and investors are skeptical that the gains will last, particularly after the attacks on Saudi oil facilities....
22:32, 09/20/2019

Facebook suspends ‘tens of thousands’ of apps after Cambridge Analytica investigation The apps, which were made by about 400 developers, were suspended after an investigation looking into apps that accessed users' data. Facebook says the investigation is ongoing and it has looked at millions of apps so far....
23:16, 09/20/2019

How to Be a Whistleblower Whistleblowing seems to be in the news a lot, lately. And it makes us ordinary schmoes wonder: How would we handle ratting out our colleagues, or our superiors, if we had to—either to protect other consumers and citizens or merely to cover yourself? If a worker sees some dirty deeds and want to call...
23:16, 09/20/2019

6ix9ine’s Testimony: The Rapper’s Rise, Beefs and Crash, in His Own Words This week in federal court, a polarizing musician was an eager witness, describing how his career was tied to his association with the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods. These are excerpts from his days on the stand....
23:17, 09/20/2019

Dozens of people poisoned this year by salmonella-infected British eggs Exclusive: since January at least 45 consumers have fallen ill, investigation finds, despite assurances of very low riskDozens of people have been poisoned after consuming British eggs contaminated with salmonella, an investigation has found, despite recent government assurances that the risk had be...
23:17, 09/20/2019

This isn't extinction, it's extermination: the people killing nature know what they're doing | Jeff Sparrow The climate strike must be a beginning and not an end. Warming won’t be stopped by symbolismDuring the carnage of the first world war, the poet Wilfred Owen revisited the biblical story in which God tests Abraham by commanding the sacrifice of Isaac, his son. In Genesis, Abraham dutifully prepares t...
23:17, 09/20/2019

‘Collective’ erosion of two-State solution, continues unabated: Mladenov The “steady deterioration” of chances that a lasting peace can be negotiated between Israel and Palestine as two States live side by side, reflects a “collective failure” of leadership across the region and the world....
23:17, 09/20/2019

ETF Spotlight: Oil's volatile week CNBC's David Faber takes a look at the energy sector and oil after an attack on a Saudi Arabian oil facility cut into worldwide supplies and sent prices higher....
23:18, 09/20/2019

Germany's investment in renewables almost a small stimulus package, analyst says Karsten Neuhoff, director of climate policy at the German Institute for Economic Research, discusses Germany's plans to reduce carbon emissions....
23:18, 09/20/2019

Kerber secures Pan Pacific Open semi-final spot as Keys retires injured "Fourth seed Angelique Kerber reached the Pan Pacific Open semi-finals in Japan on Friday after American Madison Keys retired due to injury early in the deciding set."...
23:18, 09/20/2019

Buffalo police release surveillance video in case of abandoned boy found on porch Buffalo Police have released surveillance videos showing two men in possession of gas cans escorting a little boy away from a burning car—hours before the child was found abandoned on a woman’s porch....
23:18, 09/20/2019

Police advocates to politicians: It's time to stop the 'demagoguery' and back America's men, women in blue Police officers say they've got your back -- but amid another dangerous year for cops nationwide, law enforcement advocates tell Fox News it’s time for politicians and community leaders to stop berating the badge and instead stand with those in blue....
23:18, 09/20/2019

Susquehanna Township Police Lt. Robert 'Bo' McCallister persevered despite decades of pain after being shot For more than 20 years, Susquehanna Police Sergeant Robert McCallister dutifully did his police work despite being in pain from a bullet lodged in spine after he was shot by a bank robber....
23:18, 09/20/2019

California And 23 Other States Sue Trump Administration As Emissions Fight Escalates For decades, California’s been able to set its own emissions standards, but the Trump Administration moved this week to end that ability as it seeks to create one national standard for (very debatably) cheaper, safer cars. But California’s not going down without a fight, and nearly two dozen other s...
23:48, 09/20/2019

The Amish horse-and-buggy DUI, explained Perhaps you’ve seen the headlines this week. “2 Amish men escape police after being pulled over for DUI in buggy”—please note the subheadline, which reads: “Horse also fled the scene.” You have questions. We have questions. Let’s sort this out....
23:48, 09/20/2019

Hey, Knuckleheads: Want To Pollute Less? Stop Treating New Highways Like The Answer To Everything Five years ago, the California Department of Transportation completed a $1.6 billion project to rebuild a 10-mile portion of the Sepulveda Pass of the 405 in Los Angeles. The project, like nearly all highway expansion projects, was billed as a way to relieve congestion and improve travel times. Ofte...
23:48, 09/20/2019

One Of Tesla's Nürburgring Cars Broke Down And Got Passed By A Porsche Taycan The Nürburgring is host to a very exciting (if very unofficial) pissing contest between Tesla and Porsche over whose four-door electric car is the fastest around the track, and the results are impressive. After Porsche set a very quick 7:42 second lap time, Tesla came back, with seemingly minimal pl...
23:48, 09/20/2019

At $35,000, Could This Custom ‘1965’ Factory Five Daytona Spyder Get Your Heart Racing? When you first look at it, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe FFR Daytona component car seems to be a hot mess. When you dig into it however, that mess tidies up nicely. Let’s see if its price cleans up just as well....
23:48, 09/20/2019

Boxing News at Five: Parker’s manager claims Chisora’s camp is in “utter disarray”, Malignaggi offers McGregor winner-takes-all boxing match David Higgins says Dereck Chisora's camp is a mess but still isn't underestimating him, and Paulie Malignaggi continues to goad Conor McGregor The post Boxing News at Five: Parker’s manager claims Chisora’s camp is in “utter disarray”, Malignaggi offers McGregor winner-takes-all boxing match appeare...
23:48, 09/20/2019

Walmart's car seat recycling event underway through Sept. 21. What you need to know. Walmart kicks off its first car seat recycling event Monday and through Sept. 21, get a $30 gift card for trading in a used car seat.       ...
23:48, 09/20/2019

34 impulse purchases on Amazon you'll actually use all the time From a mini waffle maker to an attachable bidet to an essential oil diffuser, these are the impulse Amazon buys that are incredibly useful.       ...
23:48, 09/20/2019

Brazilian climate strikers take aim at Bolsonaro for Amazon fires Thousands of Brazilians demanded action on climate change on Friday, taking aim in nationwide protests at President Jair Bolsonaro who they say is allowing fires to destroy the Amazon rainforest, worsening the environmental crisis....
23:48, 09/20/2019

Guatemala bans use of disposable plastic, sets two-year deadline Guatemala said on Friday it will ban single-use plastic bags and various disposable utensils, following in the footsteps of Panama, which this year became the first Central American country to adopt similar environmentally conscious measures....
23:48, 09/20/2019

Jerry weakens into category 1 Atlantic hurricane: U.S. NHC Jerry has weakened into a category 1 Atlantic hurricane and is expected to weaken further during the next day or so, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday....
23:48, 09/20/2019

Patriots release Antonio Brown after claims of sexual misconduct, intimidation of accuser The New England Patriots released wide receiver Antonio Brown on Friday, 11 days after he formally joined the club following a well-publicized breakup with the Oakland Raiders....
23:48, 09/20/2019

Patriots coach Bill Belichick cuts press conference short after repeated Antonio Brown questions New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick abruptly ended his regular Friday press conference after receiving repeated questions about allegations surrounding star wide receiver Antonio Brown....
23:48, 09/20/2019

Stocks fall as China cancels U.S. farm visits, yields dip An index of global stock markets surrendered early gains on Friday after Chinese agriculture officials who were to visit U.S. farm states next week canceled their trip, dampening optimism on U.S.-China trade talks....
23:48, 09/20/2019

| Scenes of destruction at Saudi oil plant hit by attacks The dramatic weekend assault on two Saudi oil facilities saw one of the targets struck four times sparking fires that took five hours to extinguish, the national oil company says....
23:48, 09/20/2019

|ShoMadjozionviralhit'JohnCena':It'sinspiredbyheartache Like many around the world, I love John Cena. It's a catchy tune – every now and again I find myself randomly humming along to the beat or getting lost in videos of dancers from around the globe showing off their moves to the track....
00:48, 09/21/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser says she met Prince Andrew in London and he 'knows the truth' A woman who alleges she was a victim of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein has said she was forced to meet with the Duke of York and he "knows the truth"....
00:48, 09/21/2019

Emily Thornberry interview: Labour's shadow foreign secretary discusses bike crash, Boris Johnson and... Brexit She's back on her bike after an accident and off to 'thrash out' Brexit policy at Labour conference. Shadow minister Emily Thornberry tells Susannah Butter and Sophia Sleigh about booing Boris and never ironing for her husband...
00:48, 09/21/2019

The Londoner: Harman defiant over CLP motion In today's dairy: Harman defiant over CLP motion | A life in politics...? Not a hope in Helle | Helena Bonham Carter appears in love with Stephen | Poppy Delevinge skippers a model crew for Hugo Boss Yacht...
00:48, 09/21/2019

| Cape Town City could get Fielies boost Cape Town City could get a much-needed boost ahead of their game against Golden Arrows with defender Taariq Fielies in line for a return from injury....
00:50, 09/21/2019

Preorder LEGO's Enormous Star Destroyer Set, Get Free LEGOLAND or LEGOLAND Discovery Center Tickets LEGO’s upcoming 4784-piece Star Destroyer looks like one of the most stunning LEGO Star Wars sets in a long and rich tradition of amazing LEGO Star Wars sets, and if you preorder it through LEGO today, you’ll get double VIP points with a free LEGO VIP account....
00:50, 09/21/2019

The A.V. Club’s 17 most-anticipated shows of fall 2019 With autumn upon us, it’s time to harvest the benefits of studio executive sessions, production deals, and in certain cases, years of storytelling. The A.V. Club has looked out at the ever-widening TV landscape—where networks are doubling their pleasure by launching proprietary streaming services—to...
00:50, 09/21/2019

Mark von Hagen, Critic of Times’s Stalin Coverage, Dies at 65 A historian, he was asked by the paper to judge whether a correspondent’s Pulitzer Prize should be revoked because of biased reporting. He said it should be....
00:50, 09/21/2019

Watch: Indiana students' paper mache sculpture surpasses Guinness record An Indiana University club created a 14-foot-tall paper mache sculpture that is being submitted to Guinness World Records for recognition as the world's tallest....
01:48, 09/21/2019

Caiman spotted swimming in Michigan school's pond Students and community members are being warned to keep a safe distance from a Michigan school pond, where an "alligator-type reptile" -- a caiman -- was spotted swimming....
01:48, 09/21/2019

Facebook suspends thousands of apps over privacy issues Removals are part of inquiry into how developers use data, which the company started after the Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps from the platform for privacy reasons, it announced in a blogpost on Friday.The removals come as part of an ongoing investigatio...
02:32, 09/21/2019

States sue U.S. over Trump emissions rules Led by California, a group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars the nation's most populous state and biggest new-vehicle market from setting stiff tailpipe emissions standards and zero-emissions vehicle mandates....
02:32, 09/21/2019

US deploying air defense forces to Saudi Arabia in wake of attack on oil facilities The US will deploy “defensive” troops to Saudi Arabia amid heightening tensions in the region after oil facilities in the country were attacked last Saturday, the Defense Department said Friday night. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper made the announcement at the Pentagon, saying the milit...
02:32, 09/21/2019

Trump reportedly pressured Ukraine president to probe Hunter Biden President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden’s son during a July phone call in which he urged him eight times to work with his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, on a probe, a new report said Friday. “He told him that he should work with [Mr....
02:32, 09/21/2019

Trump says de Blasio’s ‘one real asset’ is his height During a state visit with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Trump didn’t pass up a chance to ding the New York City mayor for dropping his long shot bid for the White House that morning....
02:32, 09/21/2019

SUV leaves trail of destruction after plowing into Illinois mall An out-of-control SUV driver smashed into a Chicagoland mall Friday and barreled around the shopping center — sending panicked people running for their lives. The wild incident happened at the Woodfield Mall in the suburb of Schaumburg at around 2:30 p.m. local time, when the car rammed through the ...
02:32, 09/21/2019

Pesticides could explain mystery ‘attack’ on US diplomats in Cuba: study Some 40 Canadian and US diplomats and their families stationed in Cuba may have not been victims of “sonic attacks” after all — but instead may have fallen ill from ingredients used in pesticides to ward off mosquitoes, a new study revealed. The Canadian study, first obtained by Radio-Canada&#...
02:32, 09/21/2019

Trump ambassador: ‘Journalists face risks. Murder shouldn’t be one of them’ A top Trump administration diplomat this week went to bat for journalists, especially those covering wars, urging an international forum to strengthen safety standards for the media....
02:32, 09/21/2019

‘Boiling us like frogs’: China’s clampdown on Muslims creeps into the heartland, finds new targets The Hui minority, a mostly Islamic people who speak Chinese, face increasing restrictions on religious observance, raising fears of Xinjiang-style oppression....
02:32, 09/21/2019

Twitter suspends account of former top Saudi aide implicated in Khashoggi killing Saud al-Qahtani, a former adviser to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was sanctioned by the United States last year for his role in the killing of the Post columnist....
02:32, 09/21/2019

Giuliani Revels in Another Cable Dust-up Defending Trump Mr. Giuliani’s unconstrained television appearances have long raised concerns with the rest of Mr. Trump’s legal team, as well as White House officials....
02:32, 09/21/2019

Trump Calls China a ‘Threat to the World’ as Trade Talks Approach The president says he will not accept an interim trade deal and accused China of building up its military with funds earned through unfair trade practices....
02:32, 09/21/2019

Crude Prices Inch Lower, but Post Weekly Gains Brent crude futures, the global benchmark, fell slightly on Friday, but still notched their best week since January as investors remained uneasy about supply disruptions following attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities....
02:32, 09/21/2019

Robert De Niro backs $400M ‘vertical village’ in Queens Starchitecture meet star power. Scandinavian architect du jour Bjarke Ingels has been tapped by a development group that includes Robert De Niro, his son real estate broker Raphael De Niro, film producer Jane Rosenthal and “immersive studio developer” Wildflower for a new $400 million pr...
03:16, 09/21/2019

Fire-damaged rooster from Notre-Dame's spire goes on display A battered copper rooster that used to sit atop the spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral is to go on public display more than five months after the massive fire that almost burnt the iconic building to the ground....
03:16, 09/21/2019

|They'redriversfor'Africa'sAmazon'–andit'saroughdayattheoffice Faulty payment systems, patchy phone-network coverage, parking woes and unreliable customers: Just a day in the life of a typical delivery driver for Jumia Technologies in Lagos....
03:17, 09/21/2019

After 'Lost': All the shows that tried to recapture the magic (and mostly failed) Several TV shows were inspired by ABC's hit "Lost" (2004-10), but none matched its success in blending action, adventure and character backstories.        ...
03:18, 09/21/2019

Elvis on the Opry: 'Country Music' looks back on his rough gig He's probably the most famous person to ever perform on Grand Ole Opry — but Elvis Presley was not a big hit with the audience that night.        ...
03:18, 09/21/2019

Newly discovered interstellar visitor could be intercepted, study says It's been nearly a month since the second interstellar object, C/2019 Q4 (Borisov), was detected. And this newly identified object could potentially be studied, according to a new study....
03:18, 09/21/2019

Rory McIlroy breathes sigh of relief after making PGA Championship cut • McIlroy seals weekend spot will nerveless putt on 18th• Willett and Rahm lead the way on 11 under parIt was always likely to come down to this. Rory McIlroy’s playing of the final two holes of the Wentworth west course in three over par on Thursday left him embroiled in a second-day battle just to...
03:19, 09/21/2019

Fleeting nature of tennis greatness makes legacy building tough | Tumaini Carayol For many of the leading tennis players of this generation, maintaining their legacy has become a clear priority but the Murray family and Roger Federer are taking different pathsJamie Murray was in the middle of a meet-and-greet with Glaswegian school children this week when an STV journalist asked ...
03:19, 09/21/2019

Mauricio Pochettino not convinced Tottenham squad has improved • ‘If we win trophies, we can talk about this being best squad’• Spurs manager may make changes for the trip to LeicesterMauricio Pochettino is not convinced the squad he has this season is the best since he arrived at Tottenham in 2014 despite a net summer spend of around £120m.Kieran Trippier was ...
03:19, 09/21/2019

Emiliano Sala's sister condemns leaked images of footballer's body Sherry Bray and Christopher Ashford to be sentenced for illegally accessing footageThe sister of the footballer Emiliano Sala has described a CCTV company director and her employee as “wicked and evil” after they illegally accessed images of his postmortem.Romina Sala said her family was devastated ...
03:19, 09/21/2019

Liam Williams says senior Wales players have 'stepped up' after Howley exit Full-back pledges to turn adversity to their advantageSquad given integrity briefing after Howley exitLiam Williams has vowed Wales will once again use a sense of adversity to their advantage in the wake of Rob Howley’s departure from Japan. Howley returned home to Wales on Monday to assist in an in...
03:19, 09/21/2019

Payment card thieves hack Click2Gov bill paying portals in 8 cities Enlarge (credit: Mighty Travels / Flickr) In 2017 and 2018, hackers compromised systems running the Click2Gov self-service bill-payment portal in dozens of cities across the United States, a feat that compromised 300,000 payment cards and generated nearly $2 million of revenue. Now, Click2Gov syst...
03:19, 09/21/2019

Jet's Falk goes from practice squad to starter With Sam Darnold and Trevor Siemian both out, Luke Falk moves from the Jet's practice squad to starting quarterback against the New England Patriots (Sept. 20)       ...
03:20, 09/21/2019

I Am Still a Part of the Rhythm Nation 30 Years Later and That's Alright With Me I recently saw a Billboard article that ranked every song on Janet Jackson’s fourth studio album, 1989’s Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814 (we’ll just call it Rhythm Nation from here on out)—though I’m sure most folks think it’s her second album after her landmark album, 1986’s Control—and thought ...
03:48, 09/21/2019

Sorry to This Man: Alleged NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Bows Out of Presidential Race New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio officially ended his presidential campaign today, writing in an NBC News op-ed, “I have contributed all I can to this Democratic primary.”...
03:48, 09/21/2019

Find some 'Downton Abbey' spirit in Rhode Island "Downton Abbey" characters are likely to drop in at Newport, Rhode Island, summer "cottages." Some of these Gilded Age megamansions are still open for tours today....
03:48, 09/21/2019

In tech 'awakening,' U.S. workers at Google, Amazon join climate protests Hundreds of workers from Google, Amazon and other technology companies on Friday joined climate-change marches in San Francisco and Seattle, saying their employers had been too slow to tackle global warming and needed to take more drastic action....
03:48, 09/21/2019

Trumps host Australian prime minister for rare state dinner in Rose Garden President Trump, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and guests dined on Dover sole and summer squash as U.S. military bands fill the air with music in the green- and gold-themed Rose Garden Friday night -- only the second state dinner of the Trump White House....
04:34, 09/21/2019

Promoted: "Best drive" for Toth-Jones at British GT finale Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Alex Toth-Jones put in his "best drive this year" after salvaging a points finish from last on the grid at the British GT finale last weekend....
04:34, 09/21/2019

Cameroon name Portuguese coach Conceicao as Seedorf's replacement Cameroon's Sports Ministry confirms that the former Portuguese footballer Toni Conceicao has been appointed as the new head coach of the Indomitable Lions....
04:34, 09/21/2019

South Korea vows to beef up defense against North Korean cyberthreats Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo vowed Friday to bolster the country's cyber operations to combat the growing threats in cyberspace posed by North Korea and other entities....
04:35, 09/21/2019

Trump administration exempts hundreds of Chinese products from tariffs The Trump administration has excluded hundreds of Chinese goods from tariffs on $250 billion worth of goods, three notices set to be published Friday show....
04:35, 09/21/2019

Labs confirm 1st new case of polio in Philippines in 26 years Nearly two decades after the World Health Organization declared polio eradicated in the Philippines, the malady has returned in a new outbreak, officials said Thursday....
04:35, 09/21/2019

U.S. to send additional troops to Middle East after Saudi oil attack President Donald Trump ordered additional U.S. troops to the Middle East on Friday, nearly a week after an attack on Saudi oil facilities, Department of Defense Mark Esper announced....
04:35, 09/21/2019

Thousands of patient records found at Indiana abortion clinics run by doctor who hoarded remains at home Medical records for thousands of women who had abortions performed by a doctor who hoarded 2,246 fetal remains at his home in Illinois were found abandoned at his medical clinics in Indiana, authorities said Friday....
05:48, 09/21/2019

SUV barrels through shopping mall in Chicago suburb, driver arrested An SUV barreled through a suburban Chicago mall Friday afternoon, sending frightened shoppers scurrying and running over a kiosk before crashing into a clothing store....
05:48, 09/21/2019

iFixit's iPhone 11 Pro Max teardown investigates charging rumors As usual, now that a new iPhone has hit the market, iFixit is pulling it apart an iPhone 11 Pro Max to show you what the insides look like. It's a common annual ritual, and in short order we should have confirmation of the usual things like RAM chips......
05:48, 09/21/2019

Sony will reveal 'Last of Us' details in a September 24th PlayStation stream Sony will air its next State of Play, the company's new venue for sharing PlayStation-related news, on September 24th. Per the official PlayStation Blog, the live broadcast will start at 4PM ET/ 1PM PT and run "around 20 minutes." Sony says it won't......
05:48, 09/21/2019

22 states join California to sue the Trump admin over emissions standards A group of 22 states have joined California in suing the Trump administration, which revoked that state's right to set its own emissions standards. On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration an......
05:48, 09/21/2019

Night School Studio's boozy buddy adventure 'Afterparty' gets a release date Just in time for Halloween, the developer of dark supernatural thriller Oxenfree, Night School Studio, will be releasing its new game Afterparty. The game was announced a few years ago but now we finally have a release date in October and more detail......
05:48, 09/21/2019

Hawk fully recovered after rescue from lightning-struck tree TUCSON — A hawk that was rescued from a tree that was struck by lightning in July, has fully recovered at the Tucson Wildlife Center. Officials say the hawk was asleep in a tree near Prince and Campbell, when the tree was struck by lightning. Firefighters found the red-tailed hawk injured unde...
05:49, 09/21/2019

Marines from California base charged with human smuggling CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — Nine Marines at California’s Camp Pendleton base have been charged with human smuggling. They include two riflemen who were stopped by U.S. Border Patrol agents on July 3 driving from the US-Mexico border with three Mexicans in the back of a BMW. The corps on Frid...
05:49, 09/21/2019

Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Phoenix home up for auction This undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions in September 2019 shows a home in Phoenix designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The Norman Lykes House will be up for auction in October 2019. Wright designed the home, nicknamed the “Circular Sun House,” before his 1959 death. (Craig ...
05:49, 09/21/2019

Thousands of fetal remains found in abortion doctor’s garage are decades old, Illinois police say JOLIET, Ill. — Illinois authorities on Thursday said that more than 2,200 preserved fetal remains found stacked in the garage of a deceased doctor’s home were from abortions performed in Indiana nearly two decades ago and it’s up to authorities there to determine if crimes were committed...
05:49, 09/21/2019

After free agency free-for-all, NBA implements stiffer tampering rules League commissioner Adam Silver expressed the league’s desire to “ensure that we’re creating a culture of compliance” and a “level playing field” in free agency....
05:50, 09/21/2019

Antonio Brown released by New England Patriots amid NFL investigation Brown, a seven-time Pro Bowl selection, played one game with New England following a tumultuous offseason in which he was released by the Oakland Raiders after being traded by the Pittsburgh Steelers....
05:50, 09/21/2019

South Korea says 2 farms tested negative for swine fever South Korea says tests on dead pigs from two farms near its border with North Korea came back negative for African swine fever, at least temporarily easing fears over the spread of the illness that has ravaged pig herds across Asia...
05:51, 09/21/2019

Yemen rebels say they’re halting attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they are halting drone and missile attacks against Saudi Arabia, one week after they claimed responsibility for a strike that crippled a key oil facility in the kingdom...
05:51, 09/21/2019

Yemen's Houthi rebels announce halt in attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Houthi rebels said Friday they are halting all drone and ballistic missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, six days after claiming responsibility for a strike that crippled a key oil facility in the kingdom....
06:17, 09/21/2019

Milan Fashion: J-Lo struts updated jungle dress at Versace Jennifer Lopez won Milan Fashion Week, wowing the crowd at Versace when she emerged wearing a version of the jungle dress that nearly broke the internet almost 20 years ago...
06:17, 09/21/2019

Softbank evaluating around 40 Brazilian companies for investment - exec Japan's SoftBank Group is evaluating around 40 Brazilian companies with high growth potential for possible investments, the group's head in Brazil, André Maciel, said on Friday....
06:17, 09/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Fed's Rosengren flags risks to economy in WeWork-style model The rise in co-working spaces, like those offered by WeWork, may be a source of financial instability that could make the next U.S. recession worse by sparking a run on commercial real estate, Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren said on Friday....
06:17, 09/21/2019

Pelosi: Trump 'must' hand over whistleblower complaint House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said President Trump “must” allow the intelligence community's inspector general to give Democrats the information he received from a whistleblower about the president’s call with a foreign leader....
06:17, 09/21/2019

DealBook Briefing: Is Saudi Arabia Twisting Arms to Help Aramco’s I.P.O.? The government is reportedly putting pressure on some of the country’s richest families to invest in Aramco’s forthcoming stock sale, the FT reports....
07:00, 09/21/2019

Engineers Sprint Ahead, but Don’t Underestimate the Poets Technical skills taught in college have a short shelf life, while a liberal arts education prepares graduates for jobs that haven’t been invented yet....
07:00, 09/21/2019

Report: NCAA set to notify Kansas of violations The NCAA is expected to deliver a notice of allegations to Kansas in relation to recruiting violations involving the school's men's basketball program, according to a Kansas City Star report....
07:01, 09/21/2019

NBA board passes stricter tampering measures By unanimous vote, the NBA board of governors on Friday passed a stricter package of measures to enforce compliance with tampering and salary-cap circumvention....
07:01, 09/21/2019

UK hits back at Brussels over leaked memo on backstop issues A leaked European Commission memo has said the latest draft proposals for a new Brexit deal "fall short of satisfying all the objectives of the Irish backstop"....
07:01, 09/21/2019

Juncker wants to avoid no-deal, but it doesn't mean it won't happen The last day of October is a big day for Brussels. It is supposed to be Britain's last day as a member of the European Union - but that could change....
07:01, 09/21/2019

The NBA's Dumb New Tampering Rules Are Rolling Out So, this is silly: The NBA Board of Governors unanimously passed a stricter package of anti-tampering rules. Small-market teams scared of voracious big-market rivals, teams recently burned in free agency, and teams who just want to vote in lockstep so as not to look suspicious—whatever their varying...
07:02, 09/21/2019

Kentucky Linebacker Kash Daniel Denies Twisting Florida QB's Ankle, Says His Hand Was Stuck During the fourth quarter of Florida’s comeback win over Kentucky last weekend, Florida QB Kyle Trask came up short on a two-point conversion attempt. As he got up from the pile, he looked behind him and stepped up to Kentucky linebacker Kash Daniel. Though it wasn’t initially clear what sparked the...
07:02, 09/21/2019