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Mineral resources and energy director general Thabo Mokoena told Parliament’s portfolio committee on mineral resources and energy that the department received nine judgments since January of 2018....

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Cops injured in Midtown brawl after teen hit by taxi When police got to the scene at West 52nd Street and Eighth Avenue around 2:30 p.m., the crowd went after the cops and officers used spray to gain control....
01:48, 09/13/2019

These Dutch vloggers wanted to visit Area 51. They wound up in jail instead. The two YouTube stars from the Netherlands were arrested after allegedly trespassing outside the government facility famed for conspiracies about aliens and UFOs....
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Thomas Cook in talks about £1bn rescue package Thomas Cook Group is in talks with its lenders to increase the size of a rescue fundraising to £1bn after Britain’s oldest travel agent warned it could face collapse unless it finalises a deal this month....
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France fears Facebook's digital currency will bring 'considerable disruption' Facebook has been warned that it will not be allowed to launch its planned digital currency in Europe so long as concerns remain that it could destabilise the global financial market....
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Sources: Pats unaware AB involved in civil matter Representatives for Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown and Britney Taylor, his former trainer, were in confidential discussions before the filing of Taylor's civil sexual assault lawsuit, sources tell ESPN's Jeremy Fowler....
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Manziel uniform stolen from Texas A&M museum Texas A&M University police said a man entered Kyle Field's Hall of Champions museum and stole a Johnny Manziel uniform on the evening of Aug. 26. The theft is currently being investigated, police said....
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Fury's lineal championship: To be the man, you have to beat the man There are numerous boxing organizations and a multitude of world titles in boxing's 17 weight classes. But the lineal championship is enjoying a rebirth in the heavyweight division....
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Life, love and loss in a coaching family: The story of Blake and Wendy Anderson It took Blake Anderson's wife, Wendy, almost walking out on him for the longtime football coach to prioritize his family. Those values became even more important during her battle with cancer....
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India Building Its Own Supercomputers, Says Centre India is building supercomputers instead of procuring them from foreign countries, Department of Science and Technology Secretary Ashutosh Sharma said on Thursday....
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Man Accused Of Attacking Mamata Banerjee Acquitted After 30 Years Lalu Alam, accused of brutally attacking West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee nearly three decades ago, was on Thursday acquitted by a city court for want of evidence....
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Smriti Irani Visits Amethi, Meets Army Chief Bipin Rawat Union minister Smriti Irani on Thursday unveiled a statue of Swami Vivekananda at the premises of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district....
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P Chidambaram To Spend 74th Birthday In Delhi's Tihar Jail Former finance minister P Chidambaram will spend his 74th birthday in Tihar Jail as the Delhi High Court Thursday directed CBI to file its status report on his bail plea in the INX Media corruption......
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Your 1980s Mitsubishi Delica Van Dreams Live On In Taiwan Have you ever been doing something, minding your own business, say, perhaps, in the middle of a flapjack eating contest, when it suddenly hits you that all of the great mid-engine minivans of the 1980s and 1990s are just gone, at least here in America? Instead of letting that despair consume you, ca...
02:16, 09/13/2019

Burning Cane—One of This Year’s Most Acclaimed Black Films—Joins the Urbanworld Lineup Dubbed “one of the most exciting black films of the year,” festival-circuit darling Burning Cane will be screened at this year’s 23rd Urbanworld Film Festival, which will take place in New York City from Sept. 18-22....
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How to Quit Vaping Maybe you’re spooked by the outbreak of respiratory illness linked to vaping. Maybe you’re just sick of giving your money to the makers of an addictive product. Either way, let’s look at what it takes to quit vaping....
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This Chart Shows You How Much Fabric You Need to Reupholster Furniture Reupholstering old furniture—whether it’s a sofa you’ve had for years, or a couch you rescued from the curb—can give a piece new lease on life. The problem is that it can be a challenge to figure out exactly how much fabric you need based on the type and shape of your item....
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Trump Administration Rolls Back Clean Water Protections The administration is expected to complete the repeal of a major Obama-era regulation that put limits on chemicals that could be used near streams, wetlands and water bodies....
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Justify Failed a Drug Test Before Winning the Triple Crown Bob Baffert guided Justify to the 2018 Triple Crown, but a month before the Kentucky Derby, the horse failed a drug test that could have ended that campaign before it began....
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‘This Takes Away All Hope’: Rule Bars Most Applicants for Asylum in U.S. The new rule will likely place many more migrants in danger as they debate whether to remain in Mexico as asylum seekers, try their luck in an increasingly hostile United States or return home....
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Inside the Military’s Five-Star Layovers at a Trump Resort There is little evidence that stays by military personnel at President Trump’s resort in Scotland are part of a scheme to enrich him. But they have raised ethical and political questions....
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Patients evacuated as fire hits hospital in Rio de Janeiro A fire at a Rio de Janeiro hospital has forced staff to hastily evacuate patients and temporarily settle some on sheets and mattresses in the street while firefighters battle the blaze...
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WIRED's 13 Must-Read Books for Fall From the *Handmaid's Tale* sequel to Edward Snowden's memoir, the upcoming book season is looking deadly serious. Up to and including lesbian necromancers....
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A Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Would Sharply Cut Sales Companies and trade groups weigh the risks of waging a fight against a proposed ban on most flavored vaping products, to protect mint and menthol brands....
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Man Dies While Having Sex On Office Trip, Court Says "Workplace Accident" A Frenchman died while having sex during on a business trip. Terming his death a "workplace accident", a Paris court ruled that the firm should compensate the family of the employee who suffered a......
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Lucy in the Sky review – Natalie Portman orbits a nervous breakdown Noah Hawley’s intriguing film, based on a true story, is about the effects on those who go to space of coming back to Earth’s quotidian realityAstronaut movies about the “classic” era, such as Ron Howard’s Apollo 13 or Damien Chazelle’s First Man, have men in buzzcuts doing the heroism up above whil...
03:32, 09/13/2019

Here's what people really tip — and it's not 20% The rise of mobile payments at coffee bars, food trucks and ride shares has made it harder for consumers to know when it's appropriate to tip and how much....
03:32, 09/13/2019

‘Now do AR-15s’: Gun-control advocates react to Trump’s proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes It took six deaths for the Trump administration to crack down on vaping. But activists and others noted that guns kill thousands each year, yet Congress hasn't acted....
03:32, 09/13/2019

First photos taken with the iPhone 11’s new Night mode look incredible For as much as the iPhone camera has improved over the past few years, low light photography has long remained one area where Apple’s smartphone has been somewhat lacking relative to the competition. Not only that, but companies like Google and Huawei over the past few months have been absolut...
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Aurora Cannabis executive says he is 'very worried' about vaping situation in the US "In Canada, it's very different, and we're heavily regulated by Health Canada, which is a good thing," Executive Chairman Michael Singer says....
03:32, 09/13/2019

Klobuchar knocks ‘Medicare-for-all’: ‘While Bernie wrote the bill, I read the bill’ HOUSTON -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar blasted "Medicare-for-all" as a “bad idea” during Thursday night’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate, accusing rival Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders of leaving out an important caveat to the plan while making his pitch to voters....
03:32, 09/13/2019

Dem debate turns into melee over health care, Obama, socialism as candidates struggle to show unity Long-simmering policy disputes between Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and a slew of other candidates exploded into the open during Thursday night's Democratic primary debate, as the candidates -- often with raised voices -- laid bare their fundamental disagreements on "Medicare-for-all,...
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Trump: ‘I don’t believe’ Israel is spying on US President Trump cast doubt Thursday on a report that the Israeli government may be spying on the United States, touting the strength of the U.S.-Israel relationship....
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Gabbard warns that DNC debate qualifications could make voters think ‘the fix is already in’ Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, will not be participating in Thursday night’s debate, and she accused the Democratic National Committee’s qualification system of sowing distrust among voters....
03:32, 09/13/2019

This Fantastic Little Abarth Had The Cleverest Spare Tire Placement Ever And Everything Else Is Great, Too You know what’s an amazing feeling? When you get a new crush. And my friends, I’m delighted to inform you that’s what happened to me today. I’m light-headed and gloriously delirious because today I have a new automotive crush: the 1966 to 1968 Abarth OT 2000 Coupe America....
03:32, 09/13/2019

Israel blamed for spy devices found near White House Israel was most likely responsible for the cellphone surveillance devices that were found near the White House and other sensitive areas around Washington, D.C., last year, according to former U.S. government officials....
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Trump says he has 5 finalists for national security adviser and will announce the winner next week WHO’S NEXT?: President Trump says “a lot of great people” would like to be his national security adviser, but he’s narrowed the list to five candidates and plans to pick one by next week....
04:16, 09/13/2019

Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow with drones on Friday Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones on Friday morning, despite the arrest of five of their members in a pre-emptive strike by London police....
04:16, 09/13/2019

Can cooking serve as a balm for depression? For one British author, it saved her life. In “Midnight Chicken” author Ella Risbridger is open about her struggles with mental health, and she offers food — preparing it, not just eating it — as a prescription....
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The best golf courses in Scotland Golf began some 600 years ago on the links lands of Scotland and it is from these rough pastures that a simple game involving a ball and clubs went global....
04:18, 09/13/2019

Plant-based diets may relieve rheumatoid arthritis symptoms Eating vegetables may help soothe the pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis. A plant-based diet can help with weight loss and relieve the inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research....
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Donald Trump weighs in as Dem hopefuls prepare to debate President Donald Trump is weighing in on the Democratic primary field hours before his would-be opponents face off on the debate stage in Houston. (Sept. 12)        ...
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EPA to drop Obama-era water protection rule The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights. (Sept. 12)        ...
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Grand jury indicts El Paso Walmart shooting suspect on capital murder charge The man suspected in last month's mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso was formally indicted on a capital murder charge.        ...
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AP Top Stories September 12 A Here's the latest for Wednesday September 12th: US Supreme Court allows enforcement of Trump immigration policy; China condemned for detaining Taiwanese man; UK PM Johnson denies lying to the Queen; Planet with water found outside our solar system.        ...
04:48, 09/13/2019

Fact vs. fiction in 'The Goldfinch': The real Dutch painting's remarkable, tragic story Nicole Kidman and Ansel Elgort's "The Goldfinch" is centered around a Dutch masterpiece with a real tragic story that rivals the film's fiction.        ...
04:48, 09/13/2019

Jennifer Lopez defends 'Hustlers' co-star Constance Wu: She's no diva As Jennifer Lopez heads into this weekend’s opening of “Hustlers” buoyed by Oscar buzz, she’s sticking by co-star Constance Wu.        ...
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High-Protein Diet: 5 Protein-Rich Nuts And Seeds You Can Have Through The Day Healthy seeds have become a rage in the world of health and nutrition.Here are 5 protein-rich nuts and seeds that you may add to your diet for healthy weight loss...
04:48, 09/13/2019

Feral hogs from Canada may go hog wild in US: report Packs of wild hogs from Canada appear to be edging closer to the US border — and wildlife officials are squealing over the ecological nightmare they could cause, according to a report. Feral boar sightings are spiking near the Montana border as the aggressive, sometimes disease-carrying invaders mov...
04:48, 09/13/2019

President of MIT admits approving Jeffrey Epstein donation University acknowledged 2012 gift from disgraced financierRafael Reif: ‘We could and should have asked more questions’The president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has said he approved a donation – and signed a thank-you note – to the sex offender Jeffrey Epstein four years after the di...
05:32, 09/13/2019

The Trump Administration’s Latest Experiment on the Border: Tent Courts Makeshift immigration courts are opening in tents along the southwestern border, part of the administration’s plan to control the surge of migrant families....
05:32, 09/13/2019

Jim Mattis on Osama bin Laden, how ancient history guides his modern strategy, and his pithy aphorisms Legendary military commander retired Marine Corps Gen. Jim Mattis is on a whirlwind publicity tour promoting his book Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead, which he co-authored with Bing West. Washington Examiner senior writer Jamie McIntyre covered Mattis both when he was in uniform and during his sti...
05:32, 09/13/2019

"Not Concept, It's Reality": Next-Gen Plane To Track Your Bathroom Visits Attention airline bathroom loiterers: The next generation of Airbus aircraft will track how long you've been in there. It's all part of an effort to make commercial cabins a digitally aware domain.......
05:32, 09/13/2019

Exclusive: China prods state firms to boost investment in crisis-hit Hong Kong China has called on its biggest state firms to take a more active role in Hong Kong, including stepping up investment and asserting more control of companies in the financial hub, executives familiar with the matter said, as Beijing attempts to calm months of unrest in the city....
06:16, 09/13/2019

United Nations to aid El Salvador anti-corruption body The United Nations said on Thursday it will send a delegation to El Salvador within days as a first step toward supporting a newly unveiled national commission to combat corruption in the Central American country....
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Champion Clijsters' shock return a very welcome one "The Belgian will be back on tour in 2020, playing a reduced schedule as she looks for her fifth Grand Slam title - and it\u0027s a very welcome return, writes Carrie Dunn."...
06:16, 09/13/2019

Toyota using Tesla-style Panasonic batteries for China hybrids: sources Toyota Motor Corp has started using the same type of battery that Panasonic Corp designed for Tesla Inc in some of its plug-in hybrids sold in China, sources familiar with the matter said....
06:48, 09/13/2019

Oil falls as optimism over US-China trade war fades Oil futures fell on Friday as optimism over an end to the U.S.-China trade war faded, leaving prices set for a weekly loss after days of wild gyrations....
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Proposed fracking bans may hurt Democrats in 2020 Democratic presidential contenders are promising to swiftly ban fracking, the drilling technique responsible for cheap natural gas, but it's a plan that could backfire and raise carbon emissions in the short term — if, that is, it's even feasible....
06:48, 09/13/2019

Mets are in a race and all that comes with it Here is the difference between an afternoon of fun and an afternoon of fury: A simple flick of the wrists, a baseball colliding with the beefy part of a bat, then soaring off toward the distant M&M’s and W.B. Mason signs in left field. A 2-0 game becomes a 6-0 game, and eventually an 11-1......
06:48, 09/13/2019

Giants WR Cody Latimer exits practice with calf injury An already thinned receiving corps for the Giants appears to be dwindling even further. Cody Latimer joined Sterling Shepard on the sidelines during practice Thursday, and both have been listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Bills. Shepard already was in concussion protocol after sust...
06:48, 09/13/2019

Marcus Stroman’s mechanical adjustments pay off Marcus Stroman saw this kind of confidence with two Blue Jays teams that reached the postseason during his Toronto tenure. “It’s kind of unwavering,” the right-hander said after the Mets stomped the Diamondbacks 11-1 Thursday for a fourth straight victory. “You show up in the clubhouse and we feel l...
06:48, 09/13/2019

Yankees’ sweep of Tigers has painful consequences DETROIT — After sweeping a doubleheader from the Tigers, the Yankees have won five of six as they head to their next series in Toronto. Unfortunately, they also sent three players back to New York with injuries. Edwin Encarnacion was pulled from Thursday’s doubleheader opener, a 10-4 win, with a lef...
06:48, 09/13/2019

Panthers vs. Buccaneers betting: Factor in Week 1 ‘cheap points’ Football bettors must acknowledge and account for cheap points. That’s an important theme entering Thursday night’s NFC South battle between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers (NFL Network, 8:20 p.m.). Both teams played in games last Sunday that featured many cheapies. Tampa Bay’s 31-17 ...
06:48, 09/13/2019

US sprint star Christian Coleman says authorities 'tried to go after big fish' with missed drugs test charge US sprint star Christian Coleman has accused the United States Anti-Doping Agency of 'trying to go after a big fish' and demanded a public apology after it dropped its missed drugs test case against him....
06:48, 09/13/2019

Jason Roy dropped with Ben Stokes to play as batsman only in Ashes finale at The Oval Ben Stokes will play as a batsman only when England meet Australia in the final Ashes Test at the Kia Oval on Thursday, meaning Jason Roy has been dropped....
06:48, 09/13/2019

In Defense of Justify, Bob Baffert Lets Others Do the Talking for a Change The Hall of Fame trainer declined to comment on a drug test report, but his lawyer said contamination had led to detection of a banned substance in Justify weeks before he began his run to the 2018 Triple Crown....
06:48, 09/13/2019

New SNL hire Shane Gillis opts for the ever-crappy "Sorry you're sorry" approach After the sort of day that pretty much no one could have seen coming—except, presumably, stand-up comic and recent Saturday Night Live hire Shane Gillis, who apparently attempted to scrub large swathes of his podcast, containing off-color, racist, and homophobic comments, before taking the high-prof...
06:48, 09/13/2019

A sweeping, epic finale displays DuckTales at its best despite a rocky second half to the season The last couple of episodes to DuckTales’ second season had me very worried for this finale, because they were too cluttered, too broad, and too awkwardly structured to get to their point–if they had one. Questionable motivations, disingenuous character beats, funky-executed drama, and narrative hic...
06:48, 09/13/2019

The Modern Love trailer may inspire some tears, so plan accordingly Amazon just dropped the official trailer for its new anthology show Modern Love. Based on eight true stories from The New York Times’ “Modern Love” column, the series features Tina Fey and John Slattery as a couple in marriage counseling, Dev Patel as an entrepreneur who learns a valuable lesson in ...
06:48, 09/13/2019

R.E.M. shares unreleased track to raise money for Hurricane Dorian victims As reported by Stereogum, R.E.M. has put a previously unreleased track called “Fascinating” up for sale on Bandcamp, with all of the proceeds going to benefit the Mercy Corps’ Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas. The Stereogum story notes that nearly 76,000 people were left homeless by th...
06:48, 09/13/2019

Attention, everyone: Jonah Hill has dropped his coffee Jonah Hill has dropped his coffee. We repeat: Famous actor, writer, and director Jonah Hill, while strolling down the street unawares, dropped his coffee. Normally, this would not be noteworthy, but two facts come together to make it so. The first is that Hill is a celebrity and the second, related ...
06:48, 09/13/2019

NFL notebook: Pats, Raiders reportedly were unaware of AB civil matter Neither the New England Patriots nor the Oakland Raiders were aware of rape allegations involving Antonio Brown until a civil sexual-assault lawsuit was filed by Britney Taylor, ESPN reported Thursday....
07:16, 09/13/2019

Osaka sacks her second coach of 2019 Twice Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka has sacked her second coach in seven months, splitting with Jermaine Jenkins in the wake of her disappointing U.S. Open title defense....
07:16, 09/13/2019

Dozier, Soler go deep as Royals down White Sox Hunter Dozier stroked a tiebreaking three-run homer in the sixth inning to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 6-3 win over the host Chicago White Sox on Thursday afternoon....
07:16, 09/13/2019

Pirates finish off series win in San Francisco The Pittsburgh Pirates used triples from Cole Tucker and starting pitcher Joe Musgrove to build a lead, then got a home run from Jacob Stallings as insurance in a 4-2 win over the host San Francisco Giants on Thursday afternoon....
07:16, 09/13/2019

Soccer: Sociedad ready to write new history in rebooted stadium After revamping their stadium by cutting out a much-maligned running track and elevating its capacity to 40,000, Real Sociedad finally have a home to be proud of and they believe it can help their bid to return to being one of Spain's top clubs....
07:16, 09/13/2019

NFL to invest $3 million into building a better helmet In a quest for a safer helmet, the NFL is starting a $3 million program aimed at the development of new headgear that outperforms anything currently available....
07:16, 09/13/2019

iPad Pro vs Surface Pro 6: Can a tablet-laptop hybrid really replace your PC? Apple and Microsoft have followed different paths, but their latest laptop replacements are strikingly similar. Can either one succeed as your next mobile productivity device?...
07:16, 09/13/2019

DT Research DT340T review: A versatile but expensive military-grade tablet DT Research's 14-inch DT340T is tough and capable (and heavy), but if you specify the discrete Nvidia GPU and maximise RAM, SSD storage and battery capacity you’ll end up with a hefty price tag....
07:16, 09/13/2019

As Democrats Debate, Trump Offers Alternative: A Rambling Speech President Trump’s speech at an event in Baltimore hit his usual lines as he careened between prepared remarks, ad-libbed attacks and boasts about his record....
07:16, 09/13/2019

NYPD sergeants honored for heroics at ceremony in Brooklyn When NYPD Sgt. Roger “RJ” Coleman saw a man with tattoos on his face and neck on a Manhattan subway platform back in May, he knew he was looking at the killer from a wanted poster that he had just handed out to his cops. “We were all looking for this guy,” Coleman told The......
07:16, 09/13/2019

Man who found dead body in Harlem describes gruesome scene The man who discovered a dead body rolled in a red carpet in a trash heap in Harlem Thursday morning described the gruesome scene, which he investigated because he saw the man’s feet sticking out of the pile. Israel Savage, 36, spotted two people looking at the pile while he was walking to his...
07:16, 09/13/2019

Cleveland Browns issue ban for beer throw to man who didn't attend game against Titans: report The Cleveland Browns appear to have identified and banned the wrong person in connection to a beer that was thrown in the face of Tennessee Titans cornerback Logan Ryan during Sunday’s game....
07:16, 09/13/2019

Injured soccer players risk re-injury with too few practices before matches (Reuters Health) - Injured soccer players with few practices before they return to competition are more likely to get hurt than those who get in additional training sessions, a recent study suggests....
07:17, 09/13/2019

Cancer patients use crowdfunding for medical bills, expenses (Reuters Health) - Even cancer patients who seemingly have health insurance are seeking donations online to help with medical bills, travel, drug costs and sometimes living expenses while they undergo treatment, a U.S. study suggests....
07:17, 09/13/2019

Biden delivers the debate performance he needed, despite occasional missteps The former vice president goes on the offensive against Warren and Sanders on health care and counters attacks from others on the stage. Lower-down candidates also shine....
07:48, 09/13/2019

U.S. Deficit Tops $1 Trillion for First Time in Seven Years The U.S. budget gap widened to more than $1 trillion in the first 11 months of the fiscal year, the first time year-to-date deficits have topped that mark since 2012....
07:49, 09/13/2019

Browns' Odell Beckham Jr. accuses Jets DC Gregg Williams of teaching 'dirty hits' Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. believes New York Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams teaches players "cheap shots" and "dirty hits."...
07:49, 09/13/2019

The best 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray movies Update: Apocalypse Now: Final Cut has landed on the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray format in time for the film's 40th anniversary, and it is seriously stunning. This region-free 4K edition is available now in the US and will arrive in other territories in the near future.The best 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray movie...
08:16, 09/13/2019

All Blacks suffer blow on eve of World Cup with Luke Jacobson out with concussion Loose forward has developed delayed symptoms Versatile Shannon Frizell brought into squadAll Blacks loose forward Luke Jacobson has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup due to a delayed onset of concussion and will be replaced by Shannon Frizell. The 22-year-old Jacobson had played just 20 minutes ...
08:16, 09/13/2019

Lawmaker demands answers from VA after veteran reportedly found covered in ant bites Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., is demanding answers from the Department of Veterans Affairs after a Vietnam War veteran was reportedly found last week covered in ants and ant bites before he died at a Georgia VA nursing home....
08:16, 09/13/2019

Romney pushes for e-cigarette recall in response to vaping-related lung illnesses The six vaping-related deaths reported across the country have prompted Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah to push for a recall of e-cigarettes, he said in a letter addressed to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday. ...
08:16, 09/13/2019

Go throw your leg over something, find an empty road with a few corners, and scrape some pegs. Go throw your leg over something, find an empty road with a few corners, and scrape some pegs. I’m in the middle of a ten-day motorcycle tour of the bottom half of California, and if you can, I recommend it....
08:16, 09/13/2019

Higuita takes first pro win as Roglic moves closer to Vuelta glory "Colombia’s Sergio Higuita held on to win Stage 18 of La Vuelta in Becerril de la Sierra ahead of a chasing quartet led home by Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic, who strengthened his grip on the red jersey with three days of the race remaining."...
08:16, 09/13/2019

Van der Poel reclaims Tour of Britain lead in stage six "Dutchman Mathieu van der Poel reclaimed the lead at the Tour of Britain during Thursday\u0027s sixth stage in Worcestershire after finishing sixth in the individual time trial."...
08:16, 09/13/2019

Deja vu for Toronto Maple Leafs as training camp begins without Mitch Marner Last season’s leading goal scorer and restricted free agent Mitch Marner was not present as he remains in a contract dispute with management. General Manager Kyle Dubas gave no indication whether the two sides were close to a deal....
08:16, 09/13/2019

Michigan cop who had KKK memorabilia in home is fired A Michigan police officer who was put on leave after a potential homebuyer found Ku Klux Klan memorabilia inside the officer's house was fired Thursday following an investigation....
08:48, 09/13/2019

Suspect in shooting at Texas Walmart indicted on capital murder charge A Texas man accused of gunning down more than 20 people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for capital murder, prosecutors announced....
08:48, 09/13/2019

In Edward Snowden’s New Memoir, the Disclosures This Time Are Personal With “Permanent Record,” the former intelligence contractor who leaked documents about the United States government’s surveillance programs gives an account of his life....
08:48, 09/13/2019

What to know about leg cramps at night Leg cramps at night, or nocturnal leg cramps, are often linked with overuse or underuse of the muscles, but medical conditions may also be the cause. Learn about causes and treatments here....
09:32, 09/13/2019

Danish project aims to plant 1m trees across nation in TV fundraiser Telethon asking viewers to give £2.4m for forests project to help tackle climate crisisPeople in Denmark will be able to “plant trees” from the comfort of their sofa in what is believed to be the world’s first TV fundraiser for forests.On Saturday the national broadcaster TV2 will air Denmark Plants...
10:00, 09/13/2019

A Life in a Sea of Red: the rise of China – in pictures The Pulitzer prize-winning photojournalist Liu Heung Shing’s images record China’s rise from self-imposed ruin to today’s superpower. His new book presents scenes of hope, hardship and change under Communist party rule. A Life in a Sea of Red is published by Steidl Continue reading......
10:00, 09/13/2019

Saab presents first Brazilian Gripen E fighter for flight test Saab delivered the first Brazilian Gripen E aircraft to start initial flight test programs in Sweden. The aircraft will move to Brazil next year for more tests, and deliveries to Brazil's air force will start in 2021....
10:32, 09/13/2019

Beto O'Rourke Confirms 'Hell Yes' He'd Take Your Assault Rifles While speaking about gun violence—an issue he’s made the centerpiece of his campaign since the mass shootings in El Paso—during Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate, Beto O’Rourke made it abundantly clear that if he is elected president, he’s coming for America’s assault rifles....
10:32, 09/13/2019

Democratic Presidential Candidates Continue to Live Rent Free in Trump's Head President Donald Trump gave a speech at the House Republican Conference Member Retreat dinner in Baltimore in the middle of the third Democratic presidential debate, and it’s clear that’s where his head actually was. Trump can’t get through a speech — even one like Thursday’s that was basically a re...
10:32, 09/13/2019

Ben Carson’s $31,000 Dining Room Set Isn’t Misconduct, Just ‘A Systemic Failure’ A long forgotten American corruption saga has come to a whimpering end. The inspector general for the Department of Housing and Urban Development has found that there was NOT any misconduct in Secretary Ben Carson’s purchase of a $31,000 dining set for his office in late 2017....
10:32, 09/13/2019

MIT engineers develop “blackest black” material to date With apologies to “Spinal Tap,” it appears that black can, indeed, get more black. MIT engineers report today that they have cooked up a material that is 10 times blacker than anything that has previously been reported. The material is made from vertically aligned carbon nanotubes, or CNTs — micr...
10:32, 09/13/2019

'Flying fish’ drone actually explodes out of the water Drones that can both swim and fly are no longer in the distant future. Imperial College London's Aerial Robotics Lab built a concept for multimodal swimming robot it calls AquaMAV that can jump out of water. The scientists behind AquaMAV presented th......
10:32, 09/13/2019

Pandora's new desktop app is now available on Windows Just as Apple Music is making its way to web browsers, Pandora is moving in the opposite direction by unleashing a desktop app. The Mac version debuted in May, and now the Windows 10 app has arrived....
10:32, 09/13/2019

Samsung's artistic The Frame TV is currently on sale for $649 Samsung's The Frame is alluring if you like the idea of a TV that can double as living artwork, but the price? Not so much -- you've usually had to pay a premium for that seamless look. It might be much easier to rationalize right now, though. BuyDig......
10:32, 09/13/2019

Even BMW’s ‘Vantablack’ X6 gets caught by LiDAR BMW decided to paint one of its X6 SUVs black. But not just any black; Vantablack the darkest pigment ever created. Then they brought it to the Frankfurt Auto Show and put it in a room with flashing lights and a video screen. But seriously, if they j......
10:32, 09/13/2019

Spotify's latest acquisition helps artists and labels hire studio talent Spotify has been making an honest attempt at helping artists get their music to the masses. The streaming service has already acquired and partnered with various distributors and even an online recording studio. Today, it's joining the music producti......
10:32, 09/13/2019

Friday The 13th: Spooky Posts Flood Twitter On 'Day Of Bad Luck' Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky date in Western superstition. The day is considered to be a day of bad luck - a belief further strengthened by the popular 'Friday the 13th' series of horror......
10:32, 09/13/2019

Two Goats 'Arrested' In Telangana For Grazing On Saplings Can animals also commit crimes? The answer of Telangana Police appears to be in the affirmative as they "arrested" two goats for grazing on saplings planted by a NGO....
10:32, 09/13/2019

Angry Seal Helps Break Up International Drug Ring A giant seal, angry at being disturbed, has helped the Australian police bust an international drug smuggling ring and seize over a tonne of drugs, including cocaine, ecstasy and methamphetamine,......
10:32, 09/13/2019

She was found dead at a beach in 1972. DNA helped police identify a suspect An 11-year-old girl went on a bike ride on Thanksgiving Day in 1972. The next day her body was found dumped on a rocky beach near the Pacific Ocean in Southern California. She'd been raped and strangled....
11:00, 09/13/2019

Bahamas Issues New Tropical Storm Warning as It Struggles to Recover From Hurricane Dorian (HIGH ROCK, Bahamas) — The government of the Bahamas has issued a tropical storm warning for several of its northwestern islands, which are still reeling from Hurricane Dorian. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says a tropical cyclone is expected to form in the coming hours near the northwest...
11:32, 09/13/2019

The Universe Could Be 2 Billion Years Younger Than Previously Estimated, According to New Calculation (WASHINGTON) — The universe is looking younger every day, it seems. New calculations suggest the universe could be a couple billion years younger than scientists now estimate, and even younger than suggested by two other calculations published this year that trimmed hundreds of millions of yea...
11:32, 09/13/2019

Antonio Brown admonishes haters in live video from Tom Brady's fitness center Facing allegations of sexual assault and rape in a civil lawsuit, Antonio Brown couldn't help but go live on Instagram to talk about the haters.       ...
11:32, 09/13/2019

Galvis slam leads Reds; M's rookie Lewis homers again Freddy Galvis connected for a go-ahead grand slam, Eugenio Suarez hit his 45th home run and the Cincinnati Reds overcame another drive by Mariners rookie Kyle Lewis to beat Seattle 11-5       ...
11:32, 09/13/2019

Democrats in presidential debate hint at no swift end to China tariffs Democratic presidential hopefuls criticized President Donald Trump's trade war with China but gave no hint they would work toward a quick resolution if elected, pledging during their debate on Thursday to hold Beijing accountable for "corrupt" practices....
12:00, 09/13/2019

Some Democrats snipe, others unite in third presidential debate Some of the 10 Democratic presidential candidates meeting in their third debate on Thursday took shots at front-runner Joe Biden, while others called for unity during a night dominated by questions around race, guns and healthcare....
12:00, 09/13/2019

Backstreet Boys played in a foam pit with Steve Aoki, then wrote a song As a world-famous DJ, Steve Aoki enjoys a rock-star lifestyle. It comes complete with a private jet, Kanye West hangouts, summers of yachting, a brief marriage to an Australian model and an unlikely musical collaboration (electro-tinged “Let It Be Me,” with the Backstreet Boys, dropped l...
12:00, 09/13/2019

Attacks on central bankers are 'extremely unjust,' former ECB chief says Former European Central Bank (ECB) chief Jean-Claude Trichet condemned attacks on central banks after current President Mario Draghi faced a backlash over the major stimulus package announced Thursday....
12:48, 09/13/2019

It's now a 'very appropriate' moment for Germany to consider spending more, EU policymaker says The German government should now look to ease its rules on fiscal spending in an effort to bolster its flagging economy, Valdis Dombrovskis, a vice-president of the European Commission, told CNBC Friday....
12:48, 09/13/2019

Broadcom: Semiconductor demand has "bottomed out" Delivering mixed third quarter results, Broadcom CEO Hock Tan said the company expects semiconductor demand to remain at current levels "due to the uncertain environment."...
12:50, 09/13/2019

Baffert: Justify's positive test came from contaminated food Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert denied giving 2018 Triple Crown winning horse Justify a banned substance that caused a positive test prior to last year's Kentucky Derby and blamed the result on contaminated food....
12:50, 09/13/2019

Justin and Hailey Bieber Really Did Get Married--and Here's How They're Doing One Year Later So when's the wedding, you two? Not an untimely question for Justin Bieber and wife Hailey Bieber, who married each other a year ago in about as simple a ceremony as any two......
13:32, 09/13/2019

Megyn Kelly Reacts to Charlize Theron's Portrayal in Upcoming Bombshell Movie As far as casting decisions go, Megyn Kelly should consider herself lucky that Charlize Theron is playing her in the movie, Bombshell. But the newscaster was cool as a cucumber when asked......
13:32, 09/13/2019

Selena Gomez Reveals Childhood Crush on Cole Sprouse--Despite Being Dylan's First Kiss Ah, to be a young and in love Disney Channel star. In honor of #ThrowbackThursday, Selena Gomez took to Instagram with must-see peak into her life as a pre-teen. The video, which shows......
13:32, 09/13/2019

Kim Kardashian Says She'd Do a Simple Life Style Show With Khloe in Wyoming Could Khloe Kardashian be joining Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in the great state of Wyoming? Well, if Kim had her way--and the room in her schedule--she would bring her sis Khloe with......
13:32, 09/13/2019

Lisa Kudrow Credits This Friends Co-Star With Helping Her Overcome Struggle Playing Phoebe While Lisa Kudrow nailed her role as Phoebe Buffay on Friends, playing the character wasn't easy for her. So her co-star Matt LeBlanc stepped up to help. The 56-year-old star made her......
13:32, 09/13/2019

Kim Kardashian Is Joined For Dinner By Khloe's Ex Tristan Thompson Kim Kardashian appears to be on good terms with Tristan Thompson. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was spotted having dinner at the same restaurant as Khloe Kardashian's ex on......
13:32, 09/13/2019

The court battle over Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament explained Boris Johnson is bracing himself for the mother of all legal battles this coming week over his controversial decision to suspend parliament in the run up to Brexit....
13:32, 09/13/2019

Dutch nationals seeking Area 51 charged with trespassing at national security site Deputies responded to report about foreign nationals trespassing on the Nevada National Security Site, a government testing range north of Las Vegas.        ...
13:32, 09/13/2019

The Raiders, believe it or not, are starting to look like a competent NFL team The team seemed in disarray when Antonio Brown was released last weekend, and Coach Jon Gruden was coming off a 4-12 season. But Monday’s season-opening win was full of promise....
14:16, 09/13/2019

Realme XT 730G With Snapdragon 730G SoC Launching in India in December Realme XT 730G is launching in India in December, the company's country CEO Madhav Sheth on Friday revealed. The company says it is targeting the phone to gaming enthusiasts....
14:19, 09/13/2019

Realme XT vs Realme 5 Pro We pit the newly launched Realme XT against the Realme 5 Pro launched last month, to highlight the biggest differences between the two phones launched....
14:19, 09/13/2019

Google One Members Can Now Enable Automatic Backups on Android Phones Google One has added the "automatic phone backup" feature that users can access through the Google One app on Android devices to enable automatic backups of their personal data....
14:19, 09/13/2019

Russia fired officials who let alleged CIA mole flee country - Ifax Russia fired officials who allowed a former Kremlin employee and alleged CIA informant to flee the country, the Interfax news agency reported on Friday....
14:48, 09/13/2019

Zimbabwe's Mugabe to be buried at national shrine, family says Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe will be buried at a national shrine in Harare on Sunday, the Mugabe family spokesman said on Friday, contradicting comments a day earlier which suggested the family was resisting the government's burial plans....
14:48, 09/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters take to the hills, as leader pledges housing reform Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters took to the hills to form flashlight-carrying human chains on Friday, using the Mid-Autumn Festival as a backdrop for the latest in more than three months of demonstrations that have sometimes flared into violence....
14:48, 09/13/2019

'Technical glitch': eco group's drones stall in bid to shut London's Heathrow airport Climate-change activists who had hoped to bring Europe's biggest airport, London Heathrow, to a standstill on Friday found instead that it was their drones that struggled to get off the ground....
14:48, 09/13/2019

Ireland says gap between EU and UK on Brexit 'very wide' The gap between Britain and the European Union over Brexit remains "very wide", Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday, as British leader Boris Johnson prepared to make a renewed push to reach an exit deal with the bloc....
14:48, 09/13/2019

This Yankees’ pitching playoff audition couldn’t have gone better DETROIT — CC Sabathia looked like his old self for three innings and Domingo German was as good as ever in his new role during a 6-4 win in the second game. We’ll see if that’s enough to help the Yankees down the stretch and into the playoffs. After leaving his previous start with right......
14:48, 09/13/2019

EU goods trade surplus with US and deficit with China widen The European Union's trade surplus in goods with the United States and its deficit with China both increased in the first seven months of 2019, figures that could add extra strain to global tensions....
14:48, 09/13/2019

The very best and worst Stephen King movies (including 'It 2'), ranked There have been winners and clunkers in the Stephen King film canon, and we're ranking the best and the worst (including the new 'It: Chapter Two').        ...
14:48, 09/13/2019

Toronto Film Festival: See Kerry Washington, Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm on the red carpet Kerry Washington, Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm and Zazie Beetz are among stars at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, also known as TIFF.        ...
14:48, 09/13/2019

Korda sisters to make history at Solheim Cup Nelly and Jessica Korda might have walked out together in the blue of Europe on the opening day of the 2019 Solheim Cup if things had turned out very differently        ...
14:49, 09/13/2019

In Washington Examiner interview, Jim Mattis concedes he doesn't have all the answers MATTIS AND ME: Interviewing Jim Mattis is a challenge these days, in part because he’s everywhere promoting his book Call Sign Chaos and been asked almost everything, in part because of his steadfast refusal to criticize the sitting president directly....
14:49, 09/13/2019

RIP, iPhone as status symbol: 2007 - 2019 Since June 29, 2007, few items have inspired more considerable envy than the latest iPhone. The touchscreen, the retina display, the selfie camera, the 6.9 mm thickness, the portrait mode, or whatever new feature Apple offered, caused owners of the old model to lament their phone's obsolescence and ...
14:49, 09/13/2019

Rob McCracken refutes claims that he put Anthony Joshua’s health at risk Rob McCracken clarifies comments on Anthony Joshua's fight with Andy Ruiz The post Rob McCracken refutes claims that he put Anthony Joshua’s health at risk appeared first on Boxing News....
15:32, 09/13/2019

Women 'better than men at disguising autism symptoms' GPs would miss fewer diagnoses if ‘camouflaging’ was better understood, say researchersWomen may not be diagnosed with autism as frequently as men because they are better at hiding the common signs of the condition, according to new research.Some autistic people use strategies to hide traits associa...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool will benefit from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane's 'perfect' break Jurgen Klopp expects to reap the benefits of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane's break from international duty when Liverpool resume their Premier League campaign against Newcastle United....
16:16, 09/13/2019

TVS Radeon Special Edition Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 52,720 The TVS Radeon entry-level motorcycle completes one year of sales and is the most awarded commuter motorcycle of the year, according to the manufacturer. To celebrate the occasion, TVS Motor Company......
16:17, 09/13/2019

Datsun GO & GO+ CVT To Be Launched In October The Datsun GO and GO+ will continue to come with the 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol engine that is capable of churning out 67 bhp and develop 104 Nm of peak torque....
16:17, 09/13/2019

Blog: India's Traffic Problem Needs Better Infrastructure More Than Just Hefty Fines The hefty fines under the new Motor Vehicle Act may not be enough to battle India's problem of traffic and road accidents or that is what the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) believes....
16:17, 09/13/2019

Manage Your Messy Desktop With Windows 10’s New PowerToys The phrase “PowerToys” probably doesn’t send you running to your Windows computer, but just because Microsoft’s little suite of quirky utilities isn’t sexy doesn’t mean that it’s not worth slapping on your system. The company announced earlier this year that it was planning to roll out PowerToys for...
16:17, 09/13/2019

After LSU complaints about visiting locker room at Texas, Longhorns release temperature data After the LSU 45-38 loss to the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, the Tigers complained about the air conditioning situation in the visitors' locker room.       ...
16:48, 09/13/2019

Texas Rep. Briscoe Cain tweets at Beto O’Rourke, ‘My AR is ready for you’ A Republican lawmaker from Texas told Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke that his own “AR” is ready for him after O’Rourke said he would back a gun-control plan to recall assault-style rifles from Americans. At the Democratic primary debate on Thursday night, O&#...
16:48, 09/13/2019

The winners, losers and snoozers of the third Democratic debate The Democratic presidential front-runner, former Vice President Joe Biden, stumbled through another debate, offering answers with so many asides and twists and turns, even The Post’s veteran debate watcher had trouble keeping track. The longtime politician’s stumbles gave New Jersey Sen....
16:48, 09/13/2019

Republican PAC airs ad showing AOC’s face on fire during Democratic debate A Republican-affiliated political action committee aired a controversial TV ad during the Democratic primary debate that showed a picture of freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez burst into flames. The PAC, New Faces GOP, was created by former California Republican congressional candidate Elizabeth...
16:48, 09/13/2019

WeWork curbs CEO's voting power in bid to boost IPO prospects WeWork owner The We Company said on Friday it has curbed the voting power of founder and CEO Adam Neumann, part of changes to its corporate governance aimed at reviving demand for its planned initial public offering....
16:48, 09/13/2019

Ford, GM rev up electric pickup trucks to head off Tesla Large pickup trucks that tow most of the profits in to Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co are holdovers from another century - with heavy ladder frames and big internal combustion engines in the front driving the wheels in the back....
16:48, 09/13/2019

Trump trade-war aid sows frustration in farm country The U.S. government is paying Texas cotton farmer J. Walt Hagood $145 an acre for losses related to U.S. President Donald Trump's trade policies. But Minnesota soybean farmer Betsy Jensen will get just $35 an acre....
16:48, 09/13/2019

60 years ago the first spacecraft landed on the Moon Before Neil Armstrong, the Soviet Union’s Luna 2 spacecraft deliberately crash-landed on the surface of the moon. Soft landings had not been invented yet.       ...
16:48, 09/13/2019

A full moon will rise Friday the 13th. Here's why it's so rare - and why it'll look small A stunning harvest moon will rise in the eastern sky on Friday the 13th. It's also a micromoon, too, which means it's an unusually small full moon       ...
16:48, 09/13/2019

CSK Shut Down Dhoni Retirement Talk With Iconic Game Of Thrones Dialogue The rumour mills about MS Dhoni's retirement were on overdrive on Thursday before responses from Sakshi Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings and others set them at rest....
16:48, 09/13/2019

"Will Never Be Great": After Harmison, Another Englishman Lays Into Smith Steve Smith, irrespective of his phenomenal form in the Ashes series, is still being castigated by some for his role in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa....
16:48, 09/13/2019

Learn how to launch your consulting business in just one hour By starting your own consultancy business, you can not only help others improve, but create a healthy income stream around your schedule and your lifestyle. You can follow the steps for getting into that competitive field with the training found in the How to Launch a Consulting Business course. Bes...
16:48, 09/13/2019

How John Roberts killed the census citizenship question Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding vote against President Donald Trump's attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, but only after changing his position behind the scenes, sources familiar with the private Supreme Court deliberations tell CNN....
17:16, 09/13/2019

Vaping Was Called Safer Than Smoking. What Happened? The growing use of battery-powered e-cigarettes -- the activity known as vaping -- has provoked one of the most robust debates among public-health specialists in years. The debate has intensified as some users of vaping devices, which have been thought of as safer than lit cigarettes, have come down...
17:16, 09/13/2019

U.S. energy secretary to discuss nuclear power with Saudi on Monday U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Friday he will meet the new Saudi energy minister on Monday and likely discuss plans the kingdom has to build nuclear reactors....
17:16, 09/13/2019

Tropical storm nears northern Bahamas, complicating Dorian relief The leading edge of a potential tropical storm brought rain and wind to the Bahamas early Friday, complicating the search for 1,300 people missing in the wake of the worst hurricane to ever hit the island nation and efforts to bring relief to survivors....
17:16, 09/13/2019

Someone Wanted A Johnny Manziel Jersey Bad Enough To Steal One From A Museum The Texas A&M campus police asked for help Thursday afternoon identifying a “person of interest” in the theft of the uniform of NFL bust and CFL flameout Johnny Manziel, last seen having a cup of coffee with the now defunct Alliance of American Football. The uniform was reportedly stolen from A&...
17:16, 09/13/2019

House panel demands tech company emails in antitrust investigation A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from Amazon.com Inc. , Facebook Inc , Apple Inc , and Alphabet Inc's Google as its antitrust probe of Big Tech widens....
17:16, 09/13/2019

EU may need to regulate tech giants' data use: EU antitrust chief The European Union may impose rules to ensure companies that collect data do not misuse it, Europe's antitrust chief said on Friday, signaling how she could use her expanded powers to rein in U.S. tech firms like Facebook and Google....
17:16, 09/13/2019

| Middendorp at odds with Billiat over national duty Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has bemoaned the fact that Khama Billiat played a full ninety minutes for Zimbabwe despite being short of match fitness....
17:16, 09/13/2019

| Pogba among host of Man United players set to miss Leicester clash Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that Paul Pogba is among a host of other stars set to miss their Premier League clash against Leicester....
17:16, 09/13/2019

UK police arrest a number of climate activists planning Heathrow drone protest UK police have arrested a number of environmental activists affiliated with a group which announced  last month that it would use drones to try to ground flights at the country’s busiest airport. The group, which calls itself Heathrow Pause, is protesting against the government decision to gre...
17:48, 09/13/2019

Torrey Smith announces retirement from NFL after eight seasons Wide receiver Torrey Smith, who played eight seasons in the NFL with the Ravens, 49ers, Eagles and Panthers, announced his retirement Friday.       ...
17:48, 09/13/2019

VW subcompact crossover Slotted below the Tiguan in size and expected in 2021, the as-yet-unnamed subcompact crossover will be built in Puebla, Mexico, and closely resemble a vehicle sold in South America, the Volkswagen Tarek....
17:48, 09/13/2019

‘I am in your head. The rent is free.’ Meet the hardest-working mouth in MLS. Quincy Amarikwa, a well-traveled forward in his first season with D.C. United, uses psychological warfare to unnerve opponents including superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic....
18:16, 09/13/2019

Amazon starts crowdsourcing Alexa responses from the public. What could possibly go wrong? Amazon made its Alexa Answer program available to the general public this week after several months of beta testing, opening up its artificial-intelligence assistant to crowdsourced recommendations for unprogrammed questions....
18:48, 09/13/2019

Dutch shelve billion-euro projects as EU nitrogen rules bite Around 18,000 building projects in the Netherlands, worth billions of euros, risk being shelved due to a recent court order on nitrogen emissions, the Dutch government said on Friday....
18:48, 09/13/2019

Tech platforms have a problem: People Tech entrepreneurs and investors love platforms because their value grows exponentially with the number of people using them. But the deal sometimes breaks down....
18:48, 09/13/2019

Adobe Premiere Pro can automatically reframe your videos Reframing video footage to fit a different aspect ratio is a painful process. Simply changing your project's settings from a widescreen aspect ratio to a square one won't cut it; you'll also have to shift the footage around to keep all the action in......
18:48, 09/13/2019

The best portable hard drive By Justin Krajeski This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to portable hard drives.......
18:48, 09/13/2019

US asks Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon for docs in antitrust probe The federal government is ramping up its antitrust investigation into big tech. On Friday, lawmakers from the House Judiciary Committee asked Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google parent company Alphabet to share sensitive documents, including confident......
18:48, 09/13/2019

Toyota makes CarPlay and Alexa standard in the 2020 Prius Toyota has revealed Apple CarPlay will come as standard in all of its 2020 Prius models, along with Alexa and its Safety Connect system. Back in May, Toyota said the plug-in Prius Prime would include CarPlay and Alexa in the 2020 model, but it's expa......
18:48, 09/13/2019

Kickstarter accused of union-busting after firing two employees Kickstarter has fired two employees who headed a unionization effort within the company, according to Slate. The crowdsourcing company fired Taylor Moore (its head of comedy and podcasts) on Thursday, a week after firing Clarissa Redwine (one of its......
18:48, 09/13/2019

In defense of Hiroto Saikawa Despite being forced to resign under a cloud of controversy about his own compensation, outgoing CEO Hiroto Saikawa is not the villainous hypocrite many observers paint him out to be. Here's why. ...
18:48, 09/13/2019

Ford recalls more than 300K 2017 Explorers for sharp seat frame edges Ford said the affected vehicles could injure owners when they reach between the power front seat and center console. The automaker is aware of 31 hand injuries related to the issue....
18:48, 09/13/2019

Aston Martin said to weigh new bonds as cash pressures mount, report says The new financing would be expected to bolster Aston Martin's liquidity until it launches full production of a new utility vehicle -- the DBX -- in early 2020, Bloomberg reported....
18:48, 09/13/2019

Fifa 20 fastest players: Aubameyang, Mane, Sane make the top 20 EA Sports have released a list of the top 20 fastest players on its upcoming release of the Fifa 20 and once again, it's a Premier League player who takes the prize....
19:32, 09/13/2019

Clemency review – Alfre Woodard dominates devastating prison drama The ever-reliable character actor is given a rare opportunity to lead in a tough-minded film about a prison warden questioning the morality of death rowThere’s little room to breathe in writer-director Chinonye Chukwu’s constricting, devastating drama Clemency, an intentionally airless film processi...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Exclusive: While battling opioid crisis, U.S. government weighed using fentanyl for executions The U.S. Department of Justice examined using fentanyl in lethal injections as it prepared last year to resume executing condemned prisoners, a then untested use of the powerful, addictive opioid that has helped fuel a national crisis of overdose deaths....
19:32, 09/13/2019

The worst Emmys looks of the past 5 years, from Reese Witherspoon, Heidi Klum and more The Emmy Awards are around the corner! We've rounded up some of the worst looks from the past five years, including Heidi Klum and Reese Witherspoon.        ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

New 'SNL' member Shane Gillis apologizes for using anti-Asian slur in resurfaced video In a clip from a 2018 episode of his "Matt and Shane's Secret Podcast," Shane Gillis made derogatory remarks about Asians. He issued an apology.        ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign has air of desperation as election polls tighten "The 15-second Video That Could Kill Netanyahu's Rock-star Election Campaign" thundered a gleeful headline in the left-leaning Haaretz newspaper -- recycling online video of Benjamin Netanyahu being hustled away from election hustings amid sirens warning of incoming rockets from Gaza....
19:32, 09/13/2019

O'Rourke in Twitter 'threat' row with Texas rep. A Texas state representative was criticized for tweeting he had an assault weapon ready for Democratic president candidate Beto O'Rourke. (Sept. 13)        ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Mother accused of killing newborn sentenced to time served, gets to go home Brooke Skylar Richardson was sentenced to seven days after being convicted of gross abuse of a corpse. She had already served seven days in jail.        ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

'If you did your job, we'd be in school': Greta Thunberg joins White House climate protest After appearing on 'The Daily Show' this week, teen activist Greta Thunberg protests political inaction on climate change at the White House        ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Paris hit with massive public transport strike The biggest strike to hit Paris public transport in more than a decade disrupted tourists' plans Friday and forced commuters to work from home or find alternative ways to reach the office. (Sept. 13)        ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Bianca Del Rio for president? Drag queen Bianca Del Rio says her latest show, 'It's Jester Joke,' is an anecdote to 'Brexit and Donald Trump and Theresa May dancing,' as she continues her run of dates in the U.K. (Sept. 13)        ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Behold the world's most adorable deer The southern pudu is the world’s tiniest deer, which means its babies are extra small and adorable.        ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Harvard says Epstein's $9M donations came before his 2008 guilty plea on sex charges Almost all of the $9 million that disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein gave to Harvard was donated before his 2008 guilty plea on sex charges        ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Tunisia’s Presidential Election 2019: Who’s Running, What’s at Stake Tunisians head to the polls on Sunday in national elections that will decide the next president, in a major test for the nascent democracy. The death of secularist President Beji Caïd Essebsi, 92, in July forced the presidential elections to be held earlier than originally scheduled. Tunisia, ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Washington, Silicon Valley Struggle to Unify on Protecting Elections A recent meeting between U.S. national-security officials and Silicon Valley executives shows how the two sides aren’t unified on how best to combat foreign election interference....
20:00, 09/13/2019

Forever 21 reportedly set to close 'at least' 100 stores in bankruptcy Forever 21 reportedly could close more than 100 stores in bankruptcy as the retailer grapples with expensive leases and declining mall traffic.       ...
20:00, 09/13/2019

10 fashion and beauty deals to know about this weekend Make a little time in your weekend to check out these incredible fashion and beauty sales before they're gone.       ...
20:00, 09/13/2019

Brits ban humorous food service delivery ad for being misleading A food delivery service ad depicting an escaped prisoner getting food delivery and an astronaut receiving food in space has been banned. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.       ...
20:00, 09/13/2019

Tyson Fury trainer admits big gym concern ahead of Otto Wallin bout Trainer Ben Davison is wary of how much Tyson Fury is in the gym in the build up to his Las Vegas showdown with Otto Wallin as he refuses to take breaks...
20:01, 09/13/2019

Toni Slabas obituary My friend Toni Slabas, who has died aged 70, was an internationally renowned plant biochemist. He came from humble beginnings and quietly made a positive impact on the lives of many others.At Durham University, where he was professor of plant sciences from 1990 to 2013, Toni established a world-lead...
20:01, 09/13/2019

All the Friday the 13th Movies, Ranked Happy Friday the 13th! The Jason Voorhees faithful may end up waiting forever for that long-promised 13th Friday the 13th movie, but the good news is that there are 12 other Fridays to watch in the meantime, or at least until the slasher-inspired next season of American Horror Story arrives next wee...
20:01, 09/13/2019

Mordhau Players Are Having A Great Time By Ignoring All The Rules A player’s first experience in the popular PC game Mordhau will be Frontline. The 32-on-32 skirmish is the marquee player-vs-player mode in the game, and it embodies a specific grimdark fantasy of the high middle ages; two proud knighthoods, each defending a vague dynastic crest, cracking skulls wit...
20:01, 09/13/2019

Northernmost hotel in the world to open at the North Pole Ever dreamed of spending the night in an igloo at the North Pole? For one month only, travelers will have the opportunity to do just that -- provided they've got a spare $100,000....
20:01, 09/13/2019

|GameofThronesstarIsaacHempsteadWrightnolongerattendingComicConAfrica According to a statement made via social media, the reason for Isaac's cancellation is because he is "now contractually obligated to attend the Primetime Emmy Awards Ceremony"....
20:02, 09/13/2019

Brailsford recovering from cancer surgery "Sir Dave Brailsford has revealed he underwent surgery for prostate cancer after being diagnosed with the illness just before this year’s Tour de France."...
20:32, 09/13/2019

Eriksen set for Juventus NOT Real Madrid move - Euro Papers "Christian Eriksen had his heart set on a move to Real Madrid, but it now appears that the wantaway Tottenham midfielder will find a new home at Juventus in January."...
20:32, 09/13/2019

A New Report Says U.S. Airline Carbon Emissions Are Growing Fast U.S. airlines are increasing their emissions of climate-changing gases much faster than they are boosting fuel efficiency, according to an environmental group’s report. The International Council on Clean Transportation said Thursday that carbon dioxide emissions and fuel burning rose 7% from 2...
20:32, 09/13/2019

Wife of Peru’s ex-president dragged from court after judge denies his bail SAN FRANCISCO – A former Peruvian first lady was dragged out of a courtroom in San Francisco on Thursday as she cursed a judge’s decision to keep her husband, ex-president Alejandro Toledo, in jail pending extradition proceedings. Toledo, 73, is wanted in Peru to stand trial over accusations t...
20:32, 09/13/2019

London Stock Exchange Rejects Bid From Hong Kong Rival The U.K. exchange operator rejected a $36.6 billion bid from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, saying it had “fundamental concerns” about the price and Hong Kong’s long-term future as a financial gateway....
21:00, 09/13/2019

Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey are femme fatales in 'Don't Call Me Angel' video One of this fall's biggest musical collaborations brings together Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey for a blockbuster single.        ...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Rockenfeller fastest in Nurburgring DTM practice as Audi dominates Mike Rockenfeller led another DTM practice dominated by Audi at the Nurburgring, following a brief delay after a red flag caused by Jake Dennis's R-Motorsport Aston Martin losing its door...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Coma to act as Alonso's Dakar Rally co-driver at Toyota in 2020 Dakar Rally icon Marc Coma will serve as Fernando Alonso's co-driver at Toyota Gazoo Racing when the two-time Formula 1 champion takes on the legendary event...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Montoya: Vettel F1 2019 issues more likely technical than mentality Sebastian Vettel's troubles this year are more likely to be a "technical" problem than an issue with the four-time Formula 1 world champion's mentality, reckons Juan Pablo Montoya...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Volkswagen T-Roc R: hot compact SUV on sale from £38,450 Performance crossover closely follows segment-leading Golf R hot hatchback with 296bhp and a top speed of 155mph The new Volkswagen T-Roc R is now available to order in the UK, with prices starting from £38,450.  Standard equipment includes white paint, 19in alloy wheels and Volkswagen's latest Act...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Democratic front-runners divided over healthcare The leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination have clashed in their first appearance together in the race to take on Donald Trump next year....
21:32, 09/13/2019

Boxer Tyson Fury primed for Wallin bout, says sport needs 'lively' champs Heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury told UPI he is exactly where he is supposed to be before his bout against Sweden's Otto Wallin on Saturday. He also said it's up to "lively" boxers to keep the sport popular....
21:32, 09/13/2019

Watch: Cam Newton struggles in Panthers loss to Buccaneers Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton completed fewer than half of his passes and failed to throw a touchdown in a loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday night....
21:32, 09/13/2019

Hibino beats top-seeded Hsieh at Japan Women's Open Nao Hibino advanced to the semifinals of the Japan Women's Open by beating top-seeded Hsieh Su-wei 6-4, 6-3        ...
21:32, 09/13/2019

7 years after 2nd 'retirement,' Clijsters returns to tennis Hall of Fame member Kim Clijsters will try to make another comeback to top-level professional tennis at age 36        ...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Paw-sitively beautiful photo released of Desert Museum’s ocelot ‘kitten’ TUCSON – One of Pima County’s cutest fuzzballs is growing up.While she may be a tad bit bigger, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s ocelot “kitten”, Ida Zigglebaum still overloaded Tucson with her cuteness on Thursday after the 98-acre zoo shared her latest photo on Facebook...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Hot with isolated to scattered storms! TUCSON – Getting hotter with a chance for isolated to scattered storms this afternoon! Today: Isolated to scattered storms (30%). High: 103° Tonight: Partly cloudy and calm. Low: 76° Tomorrow: Another round of isolated to scattered storms (40%). High: 99° The hottest day of the next 7 is tod...
21:32, 09/13/2019

E-scooters can now be found around Tucson TUCSON – Razor and Bird electronic scooters were introduced to the downtown Tucson and Fourth Avenue area Thursday. As part of a 6-month pilot program, 1,500 e-scooters will be deployed around the city to see if they are a right fit for Tucson. Razor and Bird are both permitted to have 750 sco...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Baffert lawyer: Justify positive test from contaminated food NEW YORK (AP) –A lawyer for Bob Baffert says the Hall of Fame trainer did not intentionally give 2018 Triple Crown winning horse Justify a banned substance that caused a positive test prior to last year’s Kentucky Derby. Attorney W. Craig Robertson released a statement defending Baffert ...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Three teens charged as Adults in Aggravated Robbery Case SIERRA VISTA, Ariz.- On Sept. 11, three teens were arrested and charged for aggravated assault. The Sierra Vista Police Department identified the three as 16-year-old Sierra Vista resident Michael Hayes, 16-year-old Douglas Resident Xaria Garcia and 17-year-old Sierra Vista resident Savannah Livesay...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Person of interest sought in Oro Valley church vandalism ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Oro Valley Police Department is on the lookout for a person of interest in connection to vandalism involving the candle boxes at St. Mark Catholic Church. According to officials, the incident took place on Aug. 27. Authorities believe the person of interest may have witness...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Check your tires: Snake slithers into wheel well of AZGFD vehicle TUCSON – An Arizona Game and Fish Department crew member made a sssssss-tartling discovery after the team member found a rattling friend taking refuge in a wheel well of their vehicle in the Galiuro Mountains. In a Facebook post shared on AZGFD’s Facebook page Thursday afternoon, the tea...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Bullied boy who wore homemade University of Tennessee shirt gets four-year scholarship KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Florida fourth-grader who was bullied over his homemade University of Tennessee shirt has been offered a four-year scholarship to the school. School officials said Thursday the boy’s scholarship would cover tuition and fees beginning in the fall of 2028 if he chooses ...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Who Can Go Lower? Japan Considers Deeper Negative Rates After ECB Cut The Bank of Japan is growing more open to the idea of cutting short-term interest rates deeper into negative territory, responding to global risks that are forcing other central banks to cut rates, said people familiar with the bank’s thinking....
21:32, 09/13/2019

VW CEO shifts strategy from empire building to efficiency Volkswagen has abandoned its decades-old obsession with empire building and no-expense-spared engineering to free up resources for the development and mass production of electric cars, its CEO Herbert Diess told Reuters....
21:32, 09/13/2019

Indian's top trader body seeks ban on Amazon, Flipkart's festive season sale A leading Indian trader body asked the government on Friday to ban upcoming festive sales on Amazon's local unit and its rival Flipkart, saying their deep discounts violate the country's foreign investment rules for online retail....
21:32, 09/13/2019

Draghi's parting shot leaves next ECB boss with existential dilemma Christine Lagarde will face a momentous decision in her first year as European Central Bank President: give up on reviving inflation or give in to the temptation of bankrolling governments with neverending bond purchases....
21:32, 09/13/2019

‘Not Bad for a Woman’: The Indignities of Life for Yale’s First Female Students The college admitted its first class of women 50 years ago. “Yale Needs Women,” by the historian Anne Gardiner Perkins, uncovers the formidable challenges those students faced....
21:32, 09/13/2019

I’ve turned my hand to matchmaking | Coco Khan There are few things as satisfying as hearing that two people you matched are happyBeing British Asian, the role of the “matchmaker” is perhaps more familiar to me than to others. Usually, what you hear about south Asian matched relationships is the extreme end: forced marriages, weddings between st...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Wide boy: what the return of flared trousers means for men Fun, frivolity and freedom – the sweeping silhouette made famous in the era of Saturday Night Fever is back in full swing. But how to make it modern? Read The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplement“A long leg, an almost 70s flare.” This was a sentence I wrote in my notebook back in January during ...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Edie Campbell: 'Fashion has an environmental problem – and I am complicit' With the clothing industry slow to respond to the impending climate catastrophe, how does a major model square her career with concern for the planet?Read more from the autumn/winter 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplementFashion is, as an industry, the world’s second largest po...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Cocktail of the week: Masa + Mezcal’s mezcal passion A smoky smasher, like an old fashioned, but with mezcal and passion fruit instead of bourbon and cherriesThis take on the old fashioned showcases an amazing spirit. Mezcal’s fruity, smoky notes make it a great pairing for passion fruit, which is just coming back into season, as well as other tropica...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Biden, fellow Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate Former Vice President Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail on Friday after a Democratic debate that largely reinforced his front-runner status for the party's presidential nomination, leaving his rivals searching for how to wrest away the top spot....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Bahamas relief operation frustrated by approach of new storm A storm system threatening the Bahamas with more heavy downpours and strong winds on Friday hampered the search for 1,300 people missing in the wake of the worst hurricane in the nation's history and a massive humanitarian operation to help survivors....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Houston climate protesters charged with violating 'infrastructure law': sheriff Climate protesters, who dangled beneath a bridge on Thursday shutting the channel to the nation's busiest petrochemical port at Houston, were charged on Friday with violating a new Texas law that protects 'critical infrastructure', the Harris County Sheriff's Office said....
22:00, 09/13/2019

UAW and Ford, FCA agree to temporary labor contract extensions The United Auto Workers (UAW) union has agreed to temporary extensions of its collective bargaining agreements with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to allow more time for talks on new four-year contracts, a union spokesman said....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Salini Impregilo in deal to help build Texas high speed train: statement Italian builder Salini Impregilo and its U.S. subsidiary Lane Construction Company have signed a contract to help build a new high-speed train line in Texas, the developing company Texas Central said on Friday....
22:00, 09/13/2019

The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: What I Know When I sort through the emails, tweets, direct messages and comments for the mailbag every Friday, I am always surprised at the suggestions The Root’s readers are willing to offer. You have no idea how much invaluable advice I receive from our readers every day....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Cops called to prevent 3,000-person hide-and-seek game in a Scottish IKEA Shopping in IKEA can be an extreme sport in itself. But in the midst of these massive stores full of containers, furniture, and Swedish meatballs also lies a pretty great foundation for hide-and-seek. However, when you plan to have 3,000 people partake in such a game, you should expect some pushback...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Tall Girl’s familiar teen love story fails to reach new heights Within the ever-buzzy genre of “Netflix rom-coms,” is the even more specific subset of high school romantic comedies. Ranging from the highs of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before to the lows of The Kissing Booth, these films revitalize the John Hughes ethos for a Gen Z crowd. Nzingha Stewart’s new fi...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Sign Up For The Deadspin Newsletter, Then Sign Up Your Enemies Many people have come up to me—on the street, at a restaurant, in my bathroom—with tears in their eyes, and they’ve asked, “Sir, when is the Deadspin newsletter coming back?” Great news for them: It’s back. Sign up here. ...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Just Tim Tebow Hootin' And Hollerin' About "Selfish Culture" On First Take Future Mets All-Star Tim Tebow was on First Take Friday morning to talk with Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman about California’s legislative push to allow college athletes to profit from endorsements. That’s really as much information as you need to know that this was a brutally unpleasant few mi...
22:00, 09/13/2019

| US university head admits he approved Epstein gift The president of the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) admitted he had approved financial support from Jeffrey Epstein after the disgraced financier was convicted of child sex offenses....
22:00, 09/13/2019

| Democrats intensify 'impeachment' probe of Trump Democrats have stepped up their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump even as the party's leaders remained dubious about the political value of the move 14 months before the next presidential election....
22:00, 09/13/2019

FBI investigates payroll company accused of stiffing $35M from small businesses The FBI and the New York State Department of Labor confirmed this week they are investigating allegations that a widely-used payroll company diverted nearly $35 million in employee pay to its own bank account before abruptly closing up shop, leaving more than 250,000 employees across the country wit...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Lauren Bruner, one of last survivors of USS Arizona, dies at 98 Lauren Bruner, one of the last four survivors of the attack on the USS Arizona by Japanese planes on Dec. 7, 1941, died Tuesday in California. He was 98....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Jamieson claims halfway lead at KLM Open, Garcia in the hunt Scotland's Scott Jamieson shot a bogey-free seven-under-par 65, the best round on the day, to take a two-stroke lead over Spaniard Sergio Garcia and a trio of Englishmen after the second round of the KLM Open in Amsterdam on Friday....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Rugby- Across the world cyclists begin final leg to deliver World Cup whistle After travelling almost 20,000 km (12,500 miles) across 27 countries since leaving London's Twickenham Stadium 223 days ago, intrepid cyclists Ron Rutland and James Owens have arrived in Japan and are just a week away from completing their mission....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Scola shines as Argentina breeze into World Cup final Power forward Luis Scola scored a game-high 28 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Argentina breezed past France 80-66 to book their place in Sunday's basketball World Cup final against Spain....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Taliban visits Moscow days after Trump says talks ‘dead’ A representative of the Taliban says a negotiating team has arrived in Russia just days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared dead a deal with the insurgent group in Afghanistan...
22:32, 09/13/2019

De Blasio tries to bat away ‘quid-pro-quo’ claims with hotels union Mayor Bill de Blasio struggled Friday to bat away quid-pro-quo allegations reported by The Post over City Hall’s pro-Hotel Trades Council policy reversal — which came as the politically powerful union gave his quixotic presidential bid key support. “That’s ridiculous,” ...
22:32, 09/13/2019

City Council’s effort to ban menthol cigarette sales gains support Sales of menthol-flavored cigarettes in the Big Apple could soon be going up in smoke. A Bronx councilman who sponsored legislation to ban the sale of menthol- and other minty-flavored cigarettes says he’s gotten enough support from colleagues to ultimately have it become law. Only 25 of the 51 memb...
22:32, 09/13/2019

Thousands march in Algeria, say no election before elite quits Tens of thousands of Algerians marched in the capital on Friday to demand that the rest of the ruling elite follow former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika in quitting power before any new election....
22:32, 09/13/2019

Exclusive: Turkey's Erdogan says to discuss with Trump buying U.S. Patriot missiles Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he will discuss buying U.S. Patriot missiles with President Donald Trump this month, saying his personal bond with the U.S. leader could overcome a crisis caused by Ankara buying Russian air defense systems....
22:32, 09/13/2019

In Cleveland, a Young Pitching Corps Grows Up Quickly Three years after they were selected in the same draft, Shane Bieber, Aaron Civale and Zach Plesac are suddenly starring on the major league stage for a contending club....
22:32, 09/13/2019

Hillary Clinton Trolled For Reading Emails At Art Exhibit Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton drew sarcastic remarks from social media users after she visited an art exhibition in Italy where she read out her own leaked emails....
22:32, 09/13/2019

New Zealand Unveils New Legislation To Tighten Gun Laws New Zealand unveiled new legislation Friday aimed at ensuring only "fit and proper" people can own guns in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks that killed 51 Muslim worshippers....
22:32, 09/13/2019

Drug Ring Importing Opioids Busted In US, 8 Indians-Origin Men Arrested US authorities have busted a drug distribution ring that imported millions of opioid pills from India with the arrest of eight people with ties to that country, according to authorities....
22:32, 09/13/2019

Oil falls as demand concern contends with US-China trade hopes Oil prices slipped on Friday and were on track for weekly losses as concerns about a slowed global economic growth outweighed hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute....
23:00, 09/13/2019

The Reporters Who Exposed Harvey Weinstein In their new book, “She Said,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey take readers inside the investigation that launched a movement....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas downsize to $4.5M NY estate Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have quietly purchased a $4.5 million, 12-acre estate in Irvington, NY. The deal closed shortly after they sold their Bedford Corners estate to Aussie cardboard billionaire Anthony Pratt, as we previously reported. If you, too, want to live in the neighborhoo...
23:00, 09/13/2019

Trump International Hotel and Tower to keep ‘Trump,’ lose ‘Tower’ Trump International Hotel and Tower residents who wanted the Trump name removed from the Central Park West building are not getting their way, The Post has learned. The condo board of the glass tower overlooking Central Park, which boasts hotel rooms and condos, voted unanimously Tuesday night to ke...
23:00, 09/13/2019

German AI professor wins top science prize Bernhard Schölkopf of the Max Planck Society was awarded the prestigious Körber Prize on Friday. The professor was honored for his work in the field of artificial intelligence....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Humboldt 2.0: Why a scientist born 250 years ago is more relevant than ever Alexander von Humboldt measured everything in sight. Though many of his discoveries are hard to categorize or have been superseded, his holistic view of nature led the way to how we see and understand the world today....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Germany ready to spend €75 billion to tackle climate change by 2030: report Germany's finance minister said failure to secure a "convincing solution" may risk government stability. Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the private sector to take up the "Herculean task" to combat climate change....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Paris hit by anti-Macron transport strikes Public transport workers in France's capital, Paris, have walked off the job in protest over a planned pension reform. It is the first major action against President Macron's plan for a "universal" pension system....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Julian Castro’s and Cory Booker’s risky attacks on Joe Biden’s sharpness There are certain attacks you can explain away in the general election. Calling Biden a "meandering" old man who can't remember what he said two minutes ago isn't one of them....
23:32, 09/13/2019

When are age and acuity fair game? Castro’s Biden attack means Democrats are now going to have to decide. The most notable exchange in Thursday night’s Democratic debate, in which former housing secretary Julián Castro seemed to allude to former vice president Joe Biden’s mental sharpness, may or may not......
23:32, 09/13/2019

HBO’s next attempt to replace ‘Game of Thrones’ launches on November 4th With Game of Thrones over, fans of the series are probably looking for a similar alternative, and studios, HBO included, have already created several series that could rival Thrones. Amazon is betting on Carnival Row, which is already streaming, and especially on the Lord of the Rings TV show that&r...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Jason Momoa apparently thinks his Apple TV+ show ‘See’ is better than ‘Game of Thrones’ When Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced See, one of the original series coming to Apple’s new streaming platform Apple TV+ when it launches on Nov. 1, he described it in glowing terms to attendees of Apple’s annual fall event. He called it “one of the most imaginative, thrilling, and th...
23:32, 09/13/2019

The release date for Netflix’s epic ‘Game of Thrones’ rival might have just leaked We’ve told you for a while now that Netflix will launch its own Game of Thrones alternative in late 2019. The Witcher is easily one of the most exciting Thrones rivals that will premiere this year. Only Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV series might have a better chance of becoming the next ...
23:32, 09/13/2019

AP Top Stories September 13 P Here's the latest for Friday September 13th: Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison; China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork; Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Washington; Animals explore abandoned van at Russian National park        ...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison A federal judge in Boston sentenced actress Felicity Huffman on Friday to 14 days in prison, a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service and a year's probation for her role in the college admissions scandal. (Sept. 13)        ...
23:32, 09/13/2019

NJ mayor says he was asked whether he met with terrorists upon return from Turkey Mohamed Khairullah, the longtime mayor of Prospect Park, New Jersey, was questioned at JFK Airport, and his phone was seized and held for 12 days.        ...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Ohio mom gets 3 years' probation for corpse abuse A young Ohio woman acquitted of killing her newborn but convicted of corpse abuse has been sentenced to three years' probation. (September 13)        ...
23:32, 09/13/2019

How to get the best deals on Apple iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and XR now that the iPhone 11 is out The iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max were just announced at the annual Apple event on Sept. 10. The new phone means users can get some great deals on the iPhone X series. Here's where to look....
00:01, 09/14/2019

In debate, Democrats steer clear of economy HOUSTON — In the last few weeks, Democratic presidential candidates have focused on fears of a recession, accusing President Trump of recklessness in handling the nation's economic affairs....
00:32, 09/14/2019

UN General Assembly celebrates 20 years of promoting a culture of peace Just as the greatest global challenges cannot be solved by a single country, peace cannot be pursued in isolation, outgoing UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa said on Friday....
00:32, 09/14/2019

Gambia minister to recommend charges filed against ex-leader Gambia’s justice minister says he will recommend that former dictator Yahya Jammeh be charged with theft and other forms of economic crimes as a result of a newly released economic inquiry into the former government...
00:32, 09/14/2019

Fitbit price cut: save on the Fitbit Alta HR, Charge 3, & Blaze smartwatch at Amazon If you're in the market for a cheap activity tracker, then you've come to the right place. Amazon has some fantastic deals on popular models that include the Fitbit Charge 3 and Blaze smartwatch. Amazon also has the best-selling Fitbit Alta HR on sale for $79.96. That's a $50 discount...
01:00, 09/14/2019

The best cheap PS4 bundles, deals and prices in the September sales Ok, let's do this. E3 2019 has shown us some great upcoming games and you're finally after a cheap PS4 bundle deal. This is a fantastic time to buy in as so many of the best PS4 games are super cheap nowadays. So you've got plenty of great games to enjoy for less once you take advanta...
01:00, 09/14/2019

The new network shows to watch (and the ones to skip) The major networks were once the centerpiece of the fall in terms of pop culture. Now, they're just one more group crying for attention, in a fourth-quarter that will see an onslaught of streaming and cable fare and the launch of studio-backed streaming service Disney+ as well as Apple TV+....
01:00, 09/14/2019

James Corden calls out Bill Maher for fat-shaming segment Bill Maher has a long history of drawing ire for his remarks made on and off his HBO show, "Real Time." And now he's being called out by fellow late-night host James Corden....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Kim Kardashian Explains Why Her Kids' Names Fit Their Personalities Kim Kardashian put a lot of thought into choosing the perfect names for her little ones. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star dished on the name-picking process on Friday's......
01:00, 09/14/2019

Purdue Pharma owners hid millions in Swiss banks: NY AG The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from the company to themselves, New York state’s attorney general contends in court papers filed Friday. New York — asking a judge to enforce subpoenas of companies, banks...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Graphic details emerge from autopsy of Italian police officer stabbed by US teens An undercover Italian cop who was fatally stabbed in a scuffle with two American teens suffered wounds so deep that the base of the 7-inch blade left imprints on his skin, according to a new report. Mario Cerciello Rega, 35, a deputy brigadier in the Carabinieri paramilitary police force, bled to de...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Maureen McCormick, more celebrities react to death of beloved rocker Eddie Money Celebrities are paying tribute to beloved rocker Eddie Money, who died on Friday at age 70. Here's how Maureen McCormick and more stars are reacting.        ...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Canelo Álvarez scaling two weight classes in bid for Sergey Kovalev's title Mexican to climb two divisions to fight Kovalev on 2 NovemberÁlvarez, 29, is coming off points win over Daniel Jacobs in MayCanelo Álvarez will move up two weight classes to challenge Sergey Kovalev for the WBO light heavyweight championship on 2 November at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the Mexican b...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Tampa Bay Buccaneers use goal-line stand to stuff Carolina Panthers Tampa Bay defense stands tall in 20-14 victory over CarolinaJameis Winston throws for 208 yards and a touchdown in winWhen Cam Newton left the shotgun and began creeping toward the line of scrimmage, Buccaneers cornerback Vernon Hargreaves knew exactly what was coming.The Bucs sniffed out a fourth-a...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Pochettino tells Tottenham players who sought exit to refocus or be dropped • Eriksen, Rose and Aurier among those who tried to move• ’Tottenham have more rumours than other clubs’Mauricio Pochettino has called upon the clutch of Tottenham players who wanted to leave over the summer to refocus or prepare to spend time on the sidelines.Christian Eriksen, Danny Rose, Serge Au...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Rashford and Martial told by Solskjær to raise Manchester United goal rate • Manager lays on the line his standards for forwards• Forty goals between them would still not be ‘top, top-class’Ole Gunnar Solskjær has said that even if Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial were to improve their Premier League goal return to one every two games for Manchester United this would st...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Frank Lampard says place in the top six cannot be guaranteed for Chelsea • Transfer ban has prevented club from replacing Eden Hazard• ‘A top six you can’t write down. Teams are investing heavily’Frank Lampard has admitted Chelsea are at risk of losing their place in the top six this season. Chelsea’s transfer ban stopped them from strengthening their squad after selling...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Solskjær worried about 'tough' Leicester game as Pogba adds to injury woes – video Manchester United will have to play well to emerge from their match with Leicester with any points, Ole Gunnar Solskjær has said. Solskjær confirmed Paul Pogba will miss the game, worsening United's injury troubles which could see as many as seven players out of action.Premier League: 10 things to l...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Tyson Fury: Wilder rematch talk can wait until I've finished partying in Vegas – video Tyson Fury has dismissed talk about a rematch with Deontay Wilder, insisting he is entirely focused on his upcoming Las Vegas bout with Otto Wallin.Fury said he was more interested in 'getting smashed in Las Vegas' after the fight than arranging a date with Wilder for their hotly-anticipated rematch...
01:32, 09/14/2019

This Protein And Fibre Packed Salad Is Sure To Aid Your Weight Loss Plan Your diet plays a crucial role in healthy weight management. But when you are planning your diet, you must understand the value of all nutrients in your bowl....
01:32, 09/14/2019

Regular Consumption Of Tea May Help Boost Brain Function: Health Benefits Of Tea Researchers have found that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions and this is associated with healthy cognitive function as compared to non-tea drinkers....
01:32, 09/14/2019

SEIU accused of union-busting by its own staff Staff members of the Service Employees International Union, one of the nation's largest labor organizations, have accused it of union-busting and mounted a stepped-up campaign against it in the last week. The staffers have walked out, hung a banner from the union's Washington D.C. headquarters accus...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Opinion: Turns out the right thing is to let Antonio Brown play … pending further review Antonio Brown will be eligible to play for the Patriots after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell did not put him on exempt list. It was the right call.       ...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Three-time NBA champion Shaun Livingston announces retirement after 15-year career Shaun Livingston, who played 15 years in the NBA and won three championships with the Golden State Warriors, announced his retirement Friday.       ...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Bold predictions for Week 3 of the college football season Expect the unexpected in college football. And Week 3 should be no different. Here are six bold predictions, including danger for USC, Florida and       ...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Dwight Freeney says Syracuse 'couldn't ask for better situation' with Clemson visiting After losing ugly to Maryland, Syracuse has a great opportunity against No. 1 Clemson, former Orange standout Dwight Freeney tells USA TODAY Sports.       ...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Oregon State looks to improve against Cal Poly Oregon State is 0-2 this season with losses to Oklahoma State and Hawaii heading into Saturday's game against the FCS-level Cal Poly Mustangs       ...
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McCarron, Goosen, Gillis share Ally Challenge lead Scott McCarron, Retief Goosen and Tom Gillis shot 6-under 66 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Ally Challenge       ...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Ted Cruz teases future White House bid: 'I hope to run again' Sen. Ted Cruz, a runner-up in the 2016 Republican primary, said he hopes to launch another White House bid in the future, calling his previous campaign "the most fun I've ever had."...
02:16, 09/14/2019

|Mboweni:'Lotsofnoise'oneconomicplan,butpublicfeedbackAWOL South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is awaiting responses to his economic policy plan, but so far reaction from the public has been slow, he said....
02:16, 09/14/2019

|ChinabacksUSfarmpurchasesastradetalksatmospherewarms China says it is encouraging companies to buy US farm products including soybeans and pork, and will exclude those commodities from additional tariffs, in the latest move to ease tensions before the two sides resume trade talks....
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|Numsaandautomakersbreakdeadlock,reach3-yearwageagreement Trade union Numsa on Friday reached a three-year wage deal agreement with automotive manufacturers after wage negotiations reached a deadlock earlier this month....
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|Draftlawproposedtogivestateashareinpetroleum The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy is considering legislation that will give government a 20% free carry share in upstream petroleum, Parliament heard on Friday....
02:16, 09/14/2019

What to Know About the Controversy Surrounding New Saturday Night Live Cast Member Shane Gillis On Thursday morning, Saturday Night Live announced that three new cast members would be joining the show for its 45th season, premiering later this month. The long-running variety show was lauded for hiring Bowen Yang, the show’s first ever Chinese-American cast member. Hours later, a backlash...
02:17, 09/14/2019

Here’s What You Need to Know About Saturday Night Live‘s Three New Cast Members Summer is ending, the leaves are changing, and a new season of Saturday Night Live is coming. Although longtime SNL favorite Leslie Jones will be missing from our screens when season 45 of the the late-night variety show kicks off on Sept. 28, viewers will have three new hilarious cast members to lo...
02:17, 09/14/2019

The True Story Behind the Netflix Series Unbelievable In Washington state, Marie Adler, 18, reports to police that a man broke into her apartment, tied her up and raped her. She’s told to be more specific about everything—the details of how she was tied up, how exactly she was sexually assaulted—and she recounts everything she can. Mo...
02:17, 09/14/2019

'Soft ghosting' is the latest terrible breakup term As if modern dating wasn’t already tricky enough, a confusing new breakup trend is said to be rocking romantics — and their cellphones — in all the wrong ways....
02:48, 09/14/2019

Missouri AG refers 12 former Catholic priests for potential prosecution after abuse probe Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced Friday that his office had referred 12 former Roman Catholic priests for possible criminal prosecution following a 13-month probe of how diocesan leaders handled allegations of child abuse. ...
02:48, 09/14/2019

Miami adult-content website announces $10M bid for Miami Heat arena naming rights A Miami-based porn website announced on Thursday a $10 million bid for the naming rights to American Airlines Arena, the home of the Miami Heat NBA franchise. ...
02:48, 09/14/2019

Gregg Popovich greets Serbia's coach with sobering words: 'We are a couple of f-----g losers' The U.S. and Serbian men’s basketball teams were both among the favorites to win the FIBA World Cup heading into the tournament but by Thursday neither squad was going to finish with a medal....
02:48, 09/14/2019

Tainted bedding cited as possible cause of Justify's positive drug test A reported positive test for scopolomine after Justify's victory in the Santa Anita Derby likely was caused by bedding tainted by jimson weed, trainer says....
03:16, 09/14/2019

Trailer: 'The Shawshank Redemption' returns to theaters for drama's 25th anniversary Writer-director Frank Darabont's beloved drama "The Shawshank Redemption" returns to theaters with Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman.        ...
03:16, 09/14/2019

'Hustlers' director Lorene Scafaria brings Jersey heart to Jennifer Lopez stripper saga 'Hustlers' director Lorene Scafaria talks 'bridge-and-tunnel attitude' of her work. The film stars Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Cardi B and more.        ...
03:16, 09/14/2019

Farm takes aim at goat yoga world record with 500 expected in class A Florida farm said it expects more than 500 people to participate in its attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the world's largest goat yoga session....
03:16, 09/14/2019

How to Set up a Used Mac When You Don't Know the User Name or Password We’re tackling a fun issue with geeky hand-me-downs in this week’s Tech 911. I wish I knew someone older than me—a parent, a brother, an awesome neighbor—who had laptops and smartphones and gadgets galore that they could pass my way when they were sick of using them....
03:48, 09/14/2019

'Sharenting' Now May Lead to Identity Theft Later There are lots of reasons to think twice before we post pictures and anecdotes about our kids online—they might find it embarrassing later, we’re creating a digital life they have no control over, it’s an invasion of privacy, etc. But here’s another reason to lock down how much we share: We may be h...
03:48, 09/14/2019

What to Do If Your Android Apps Keep Crashing When Loading Web Pages Have your Android apps been crashing when trying to load a web page? You’re not alone; many users have been reporting these issues for weeks, and it appears Android’s WebView feature is to blame....
03:48, 09/14/2019

Our Readers Share Their Best Frugal Hacks Earlier this week, we asked you to share your favorite frugal hack—and you delivered. Lifehacker readers have hacks for everything from haircutting to bulk shopping, as well as large-scale, philosophical money hacks to help you practice mindful spending....
03:48, 09/14/2019

Caitlyn Jenner shows she can take some (brutal) jokes at Alec Baldwin's Roast Caitlyn Jenner used her time at the mic for the Alec Baldwin Roast to say, "There's a lot of hate in the world, but we can still laugh at ourselves."        ...
03:48, 09/14/2019

Bold Strategy: Gatorade’s New Ad Campaign Pushes The Notion That Dumping Gatorade On People Is Something You Should Do When You’re Sad, Too For decades, Gatorade’s marketing efforts have aimed to associate the beverage with hardworking athletes and elite sports performance, but now it looks like they’re going for a totally different strategy: The company just launched a new ad campaign pushing the notion that you shouldn’t just dump Gat...
03:48, 09/14/2019

Vaping illness in US gives Canada pause as legal sales near The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the US who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health officials pause as that country prepares to allow the sale of vaping products in its legal marijuana market....
03:48, 09/14/2019

Man donates kidney to stranger after finding heartbreaking note in eBay package Now, the father-of-two plans to raise awareness of altruistic organ donation and show potential donors that they can come back to 100 percent health after donating....
03:48, 09/14/2019

Martin Fehervary is the prospect the Caps can’t stop gushing about “We’re all big fans of his,” director of player development Steve Richmond said of the defenseman in July. “I think he’s got a chance to play in the NHL this year....
03:48, 09/14/2019

Amazon will announce new hardware on September 25 Enlarge / An Amazon Echo device. (credit: Amazon) Amazon has announced that it will hold an event on September 25 to announce new hardware products. The company's invitations indicate that it will discuss "new things from the Amazon Devices and Services team" at the event. Amazon held a similar ev...
04:16, 09/14/2019

Lumber Liquidators tumbles after founder shelves buyout and sells shares for a quick profit Shares of flooring company Lumber Liquidators plunged Friday after founder and former CEO Thomas Sullivan decided to opt out of his bid to take the company private....
04:48, 09/14/2019

Russia carries out mass raids against supporters of opposition leader Navalny Russian authorities raided homes and offices belonging to supporters of Kremlin opposition leader Alexei Navalny in 43 cities Thursday – a move Navalny described as the “biggest police operation in modern Russian history.”...
05:16, 09/14/2019

UK PM Boris Johnson denies lying to queen as he struggles to get Brexit done U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday denied lying to Queen Elizabeth II over the advice he gave her about a bill suspending Parliament -- as he struggles to find a way to complete Britain’s departure from the E.U. amid a coordinated opposition against Brexit....
05:16, 09/14/2019

Noah Syndergaard-Wilson Ramos duo flops as Mets lose ground Without his desired personal catcher, Noah Syndergaard absorbed another personal pounding. After denying Syndergaard’s request earlier this week for someone other than Wilson Ramos to catch his starts, the Mets suffered a costly 9-2 loss Friday night to the NL-leading Dodgers at Citi Field. Synderga...
05:16, 09/14/2019

David Quinn has a surprising winger on the Rangers’ top line No beating around the bush: One day before the first full-team practice at training camp, Rangers coach David Quinn announced who will be on his top line. On Friday, Quinn said 24-year-old Pavel Buchnevich will be joining new addition Artemi Panarin and Mika Zibanejad on his top unit. The center Zib...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Gregg Williams still isn’t answering for ordering ‘Code Red’ You got the feeling that if Friday’s Gregg Williams press conference went a few minutes longer he might have gone full Colonel Jessup, the Jack Nicholson character from “A Few Good Men.” Williams stopped short of telling reporters we want him on that wall and we need him on that wall, but Williams w...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Mets vs. Dodgers: Syndergaard and Ramos will be on same page Feelin’ lucky on this Friday the 13th? “Hustlers” starring Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu and Cardi B opens in theaters. Robbie Cano, as you know, is not interested. Mets D’stroyed the D’backs. Bump up in class as the Dodgers invade Citi Field. Fun’s over? Maybe, maybe not. LA has to get Clayton Kersh...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Trent Dilfer’s ESPN career faltered with ‘contentious’ private plane request It would appear that jealousy got the best of Trent Dilfer. The former NFL quarterback-turned-football analyst faded into the broadcasting background after being laid off by ESPN in 2017, not long after a heated attempt at negotiating a new contract. According to current ESPN host Dan Le Batard on T...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Six Hours In, Borderlands 3 Just Feels Like More Borderlands (And It's Kinda Busted) Borderlands 3 is almost certainly the game that you think it is. Six hours in, a lot of my feelings remain the same as they were when I first played Borderlands 3 at an extended preview last month. In a lot of ways it’s a time capsule, in some ways embarrassingly retrograde in its sensibilities, and...
05:16, 09/14/2019

'They wanted me gone': Edward Snowden tells of whistleblowing, his AI fears and six years in Russia The man whose state surveillance revelations rocked the world speaks exclusively to the Guardian about his new life and concerns for the futureSupport Guardian journalism by making a contribution or subscribing Continue reading......
05:16, 09/14/2019

Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for college bribery scandal Actor pleaded guilty in May to conspiracy and fraud after admitting to paying $15,000 to boost daughter’s SAT scoresThe actor Felicity Huffman was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores in the college admissions scandal that ensnared dozens of we...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Sad face: New Zealander takes clown to redundancy meeting Josh Thompson hired clown – who reportedly mimed crying as the paperwork was handed over – as emotional support aideIf you think emotional support animals have got out of control, prepare yourself for news of an emotional support clown. Related: Trump explains his distinctive orange hue: it's the li...
05:16, 09/14/2019

'Fresh air, no delinquency': the Italian region paying people to move in Molise is offering €700 a month to newcomers who settle in underpopulated areasMolise, a sparsely populated region of southern Italy, is so off the radar that many Italians joke that “Molise non esiste” (Molise doesn’t exist).But proud locals have rebutted the slight with their own saying: “Molise e...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Johnson is sure he would win an election. A closer look at the polls says otherwise | Ell Smith Even a very small change in the numbers will make it impossible for the Conservatives to win a majorityIn October 1924, British voters went to the polls. It was an unstable time: over the previous two years, as one inconclusive election followed another, the country had got through three prime minis...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Coppola takes revenge for Boris Johnson’s Godfather tribute Director of PM’s favourite film scene denounces ‘foolish’ rush towards no-deal BrexitWestminster trembled in July when Boris Johnson told the Daily Mail his favourite movie scene was “the multiple retribution killings at the end of The Godfather”. But now the film’s director, Francis Ford Coppola, h...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Anywhere but Westminster | ’All this has to stop': our real Brexit crisis – video Away from the drama in London, what's actually going on? In Wigan, Bury, Manchester, Nuneaton and Macclesfield, John Harris and John Domokos find confusion and weariness about Brexit and fury at the so-called coup - as well as homelessness, hunger and the deep roots of the UK's current meltdown in ...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Here’s Why New York City Is Now Trying to Repeal Its Ban on ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’ (NEW YORK) — A New York City law banning so-called gay conversion therapy would be repealed under legislation introduced Thursday over concerns that a pending federal lawsuit could lead to a decision unfavorable to the LGBTQ community if the case were to make it to the Supreme Court. Council S...
05:16, 09/14/2019

‘25 Words or Less’ host Meredith Vieira: I’m done with morning TV Former “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” host Meredith Vieira is back in the daytime arena with “25 Words or Less,” premiering Sept. 16 (2 p.m. on WNYW/Ch. 5). If the show sounds familiar, that’s because Vieira hosted a three-week “25 Words” run on nine Fox-owned stations in August 2018 with celebrity...
05:48, 09/14/2019

Scientists, students, activists plan global strike ahead of UN climate summit On Sept. 20, millions of people are planning to walk out of their homes, workplaces and classrooms and take to the streets to demand action of climate change, three days before the UN holds an emergency climate summit....
05:48, 09/14/2019

Gallup: For 2nd time in 30 years, less than half of Americans view NRA favorably For just the second time in 30 years, the share of Americans who view the National Rifle Association favorably has fallen below 50 percent, a new survey showed Friday....
05:48, 09/14/2019

Harvard announces review of past donations by Jeffrey Epstein Harvard University announced Thursday that it was reviewing millions of dollars wealthy financier and convicted sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein donated to the institution in the years before his suicide death last month....
05:48, 09/14/2019

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke....
05:48, 09/14/2019

Iger Departs Board of Apple, Disney’s New Streaming Competitor Robert A. Iger, Disney’s chief executive and chairman, had been on the board since 2011. But both companies will debut streaming services next month....
05:48, 09/14/2019

The grandmaster diet: How to lose weight while barely moving You wouldn't think that chess players, who sit for hours on end and only extend their arms from time to time, would struggle with weight loss. But they do. Inside the very real, very bizarre metabolic phenomenon gripping chess....
05:48, 09/14/2019

NCAA women's soccer: From backyard to Bruins, the Rodriguez sisters share strong bond at UCLA Anika and Karina Rodriguez had a sibling rivalry as kids. Together at UCLA, they're each other's biggest supporters as the Bruins contend for an NCAA women's soccer title....
05:48, 09/14/2019

Hell Is Bari Weiss' Book Party New York magazine has a dispatch out today about a recent book party held by New York Times writer Bari Weiss. I suggest reading it on an empty stomach....
06:16, 09/14/2019

Bernie Sanders Needs to Go for the Jugular on Iraq Every candidate going into Thursday night’s third Democratic primary debate should have had two different goals: stand out from the rest of the field, and make Joe Biden look like an asshole. Bernie Sanders had one particularly good opportunity to do both, and came up short....
06:16, 09/14/2019

Yogi Adityanath Gives Land Documents To Tribals Weeks After UP Massacre Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday handed over land documents to 281 residents of Sonebhadra, where 11 tribals had been killed in a land dispute on July 17....
06:16, 09/14/2019

190 Countries Adopt Delhi Declaration On Climate Change At UN Meet The world needs to consider land-based solutions for climate action and biodiversity to achieve the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement, said the Delhi Declaration adopted by over 190 countries on......
06:16, 09/14/2019

Trinamool Slams BJP After Amit Shah Asked To Inaugurate Durga Puja Amid accusations by the ruling Trinamool Congress that the BJP is politicising Durga Puja, West Bengal's biggest festival, a city committee has requested Union Home Minister Amit Shah to inaugurate......
06:16, 09/14/2019

Greenpeace members face federal, state charges in Houston protest Federal and state authorities on Friday criminally charged climate change protesters for shutting down the largest U.S. energy-export port for a day by dangling from a bridge....
06:48, 09/14/2019

At Qualcomm, 5G is headed everywhere and into virtually everything Next-generation 5G cellular technology is about to become ubiquitous. We visited Qualcomm's labs and spoke with key people to see what's about to happen.Read More...
06:48, 09/14/2019

Hong Kong protesters have a new anthem Mid Autumn Festival is typically celebrated with lanterns, lion dances and mooncakes, but this year Hong Kong is adding a more recent tradition: protests....
07:16, 09/14/2019

Message in a bottle saves stranded hikers Curtis Whitson has two strangers to thank for his family being alive today. Two brave hikers plucked a lime green bottle from a river and alerted authorities about the SOS message they found inside....
07:16, 09/14/2019

The opioid crisis: A 20-year conspiracy against patients. Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, may have been the prime mover in the Big Bang of opioids in the 1990s, when doctors were aggressively treating pain and OxyContin was pushed as a non-addictive medication. But Purdue didn’t act alone....
07:16, 09/14/2019

'Friends' star Lisa Kudrow struggled with playing Phoebe, and credits costar Matt LeBlanc with helping her through it Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Showtime/AP Images "Friends" actress Lisa Kudrow revealed that she suffered some serious self doubts while portraying Phoebe on the hit sitcom — but that her costar Matt LeBlanc gave her a supportive pep talk to help her get through it. Kudrow told comedian Kevi...
07:48, 09/14/2019

NYPD nabs sword-wielding man on Empire State Building observation deck An emotionally disturbed man was arrested Friday after he brandished a cane sword on the Empire State Building's 79th-floor observation deck, police said....
07:48, 09/14/2019

Suspect admits deadly stabbing of DC jogger, gets 30 years behind bars A man who stabbed a jogger to death while she was exercising in Washington, D.C.’s Logan Circle neighborhood last year was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday....
07:48, 09/14/2019

Consumer agency elects new chairman with a surprise choice The current chairwoman, who is leaving at the end of October, said she felt it was important for the next acting agency head to “be the most experienced, most senior commissioner who has previously served in this role.”...
08:48, 09/14/2019

What to know about condoms and allergies Some people are allergic to latex or other elements of condoms. Learn more about the allergy symptoms that a person may experience after using condoms or similar products during sex....
08:48, 09/14/2019

Disney CEO Exits Apple Board as Firms Become Streaming Rivals Disney chief Robert Iger resigned from Apple's board of directors as the companies are poised to launch rival online streaming services, according to a filing Friday with US regulators....
08:48, 09/14/2019

Fire At Saudi Aramco Facility Amid Tensions Over Attacks On Tankers A fire that broke out before dawn at a Saudi Aramco facility in the eastern city of Abqaiq has been brought under control, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV reported on Saturday, citing its own correspondent....
09:16, 09/14/2019

Former Trump national security adviser Bolton resumes political activities Former White House national security adviser John Bolton, who parted ways this week with President Donald Trump, resumed his old job on Friday as head of two political action committees and announced $50,000 in contributions to Republican candidates....
09:16, 09/14/2019

IoT devices still major target for cyberattacks During the first half of 2019, cybercriminals increased the intensity of both IoT and SMB-related attacks according to a new report from F-Secure.The firm's “Attack Landscape H1 2019” report highlighted the threat unsecured IoT devices can pose to businesses and consumers as well ...
09:16, 09/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia says fires at Aramco sites 'under control' after drone attacks Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais provinces on Saturday sparked fires that the state oil company brought under control, the Saudi interior ministry spokesman said without identifying the source of the drones....
09:48, 09/14/2019

Why Mets chose not to start Pete Alonso The Mets had to think rookie slugger Pete Alonso was pretty gassed to take him out of the lineup Friday night against one of the top left-handed starters in baseball, Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers. “He’s totally fine. We just all felt like he needed an off-day,” Callaway said about not starting Alo...
09:48, 09/14/2019

Jets get encouraging Le’Veon Bell and C.J. Mosley injury news The Jets got positive injury news Friday — and more could be on the way. An MRI exam revealed running back Le’Veon Bell has no structural damage in his sore shoulder, and middle linebacker C.J. Mosley is hopeful his groin injury won’t keep him out of Monday night’s game against the Browns. “My plan ...
09:48, 09/14/2019

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe to be honored at state funeral African heads of state and envoys are gathering to attend a state funeral for Zimbabwe’s founding president, Robert Mugabe, whose burial has been delayed for at least a month until a special mausoleum can be built for his remains...
09:48, 09/14/2019

Former PM Cameron ‘sorry’ for Brexit divisions The British prime minister who called the Brexit referendum and then saw the public vote to leave the European Union says he is sorry for the divisions it has caused...
09:48, 09/14/2019

Teen Egyptian girl’s case puts legal system under spotlight The prosecution of a 15-year-old girl who killed a bus driver after he allegedly tried to rape her has reignited debate over the treatment of women in Egypt’s legal system, including the practice of virginity tests and blaming victims of sexual violence...
09:48, 09/14/2019

Ai Weiwei thrown out of Munich gallery The Chinese artist was asked to leave the Haus der Kunst (House of Art) after voicing support for staff facing redundancy. Ai fled to Germany after his human rights activism landed him in jail in his native China....
10:48, 09/14/2019

Keep Your Eyes Peeled: Triangles Are Everywhere! (NYSE: TSN) You've seen those moments on price charts. First, the price swings wide. Then it swings more narrowly. Then the sideways swings get smaller and smaller, until... boom! Prices spike....
11:16, 09/14/2019

Target re-releases 20 years of limited-edition designer collaborations Nowadays, any given Tuesday will see a tidal wave of designer collabs. But back in 1999, when Michael Graves, the esteemed postmodern architect and Alessi frontman, released a line with Target — it was a revelation. Excluding a disappointing Neiman Marcus line, Target has both pioneered and perfecte...
11:17, 09/14/2019

Anna Sui gasped when she first saw Madonna in famed babydoll dress It smells like teen spirit. The babydoll dress that turned Anna Sui into a fashion superstar unleashes a flood of memories about the early days of grunge — when Nirvana ruled the airwaves and the original supermodel squad (Naomi, Linda, Christy) helped turn a short, frilly frock into a fashion icon....
11:17, 09/14/2019

Kansas takes down Boston College to halt long road losing skid against Power 5 schools Carter Stanley threw for three touchdowns, Khalil Herbert rushed for 187 yards on just 11 carries and Kansas stunned Boston College 48-24.       ...
11:48, 09/14/2019

Soccer star Aluko: Amazon didn't remove racist book reviews Soccer star Eni Aluko is condemning Amazon for not removing racist reviews of her memoir posted on the online retailer's web site       ...
11:48, 09/14/2019

Gordon leads No. 20 Washington State over Houston 31-24 Anthony Gordon threw for 440 yards and three touchdowns for his third straight 400-yard game as No. 20 Washington State pulled away in the second half to get a 31-24 win over Houston on Friday night       ...
11:48, 09/14/2019

Dead man with cuts to wrist and chest found hog tied in Bronx apartment A dead man with slashes to his chest and wrists was found tied up in a Bronx apartment building on Friday evening, police said. A resident of the building on Creston Avenue near Field Place in Fordham Heights smelled the man’s body decomposing in the apartment and called police Friday, cops sa...
11:48, 09/14/2019

Home-care agency pays $450K for cheating, threatening immigrant workers A home-care agency accused of stiffing workers out of pay and threatening immigrant employees with deportation has agreed to pay $450,000 in back cash and benefits under a settlement announced Friday by state Attorney General Letitia James. Thirteen workers who contacted the AG’s office about Allcar...
11:48, 09/14/2019

FDA panel recommending approval of first peanut allergy treatment for kids An estimated 1.6 million children and teenagers would be eligible for the medication, to be sold as Palforzia, an intended for ages 4 to 17.       ...
13:16, 09/14/2019

|IMFseesNamibiagrowingin2020afterthree-yearcontraction Namibia’s economy will return to growth in 2020 after contracting for three straight years, but a failure to implement structural reforms could keep the southwest African nation stuck in a low-growth trap, according to the International Monetary Fund....
13:48, 09/14/2019

Overshadowed by U.S. corruption probe, UAW, GM near contract deadline Overshadowed by a mushrooming U.S. federal corruption probe into top union officials that has created uncertainty for collective bargaining talks, the contract between the United Auto Workers (UAW) and General Motors Co will expire at midnight on Saturday....
14:16, 09/14/2019

Official Sword and Shield website teases a brand new Pokémon A brand new Pokémon is being teased for the upcoming Generation 8 titles Pokémon Sword and Shield, but at the moment it’s not entirely clear what that Pokémon is. On the official Pokémon Twitter it was posted that a brand new Pokémon has been discovered with a li...
14:48, 09/14/2019

iPhone pre-orders are live: these are the top five iPhone 11 deals to go for this weekend Apple fans, take a deep breath because your time has come - iPhone 11 deals are now available to pre-order. We've seen the features, we've observed the camera capabilities and now we know the prices of contracts on pre-order.Of course, you've likely seen a few different iPhone 11 deal...
14:48, 09/14/2019

Meet the man who knew Bernie Madoff was a fraud since the 90s In December 2008, Bernie Madoff was arrested for defrauding investors out of $64 billion, shocking Wall Street and the world. But one independent financial investigator, who knew Madoff was fishy as far back as the 1990s, wasn’t surprised. Harry Markopolos had repeatedly told the Securities and Exch...
15:16, 09/14/2019

Wealthy homeowners in Nantucket are building bars in their homes to get around the island's 10 p.m. noise ordinance, and that's not even the most extreme way the 1% are tailoring their homes to their tastes Eric Gross / flickr There is no shortage of luxury real estate in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Now, homeowners are further customizing their homes for added enjoyment, going as far as building wet bars to enjoy after the 10 p.m. noise ordinance kicks in and the local bars close. In a recent Wall Stree...
15:48, 09/14/2019

Former British PM David Cameron ‘sorry’ for divisions caused by Brexit referendum His two successors — first Theresa May and now Prime Minister Boris Johnson — have wrestled with the Brexit issue and have thus far been unable to win parliamentary backing for an exit plan agreed with EU leaders....
15:48, 09/14/2019

Brody Jenner and Josie Canseco Make Their Relationship Instagram Official Brody Jenner and Josie Canseco's summer of love is ending on a high note. The 22-year-old model and daughter of baseball pro José Canseco, who was first linked to The Hills: New......
16:32, 09/14/2019

Ogier takes WRC Rally Turkey lead from Citroen team-mate Lappi Reigning World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier edged into the lead of Rally Turkey, as his Citroen team-mate Esapekka Lappi made a mistake in the afternoon loop on Saturday...
16:32, 09/14/2019

Biohackers fell for a company selling hydrogen water, but many now say it's all a big scam Trusii's hydrogen water machines were supposed to help users with their health problems, but customers claim the company is running a giant scam....
16:32, 09/14/2019

Drone strikes target world's largest oil processing facility, Saudi oil field; attack claimed by Iranian-backed rebels The world's largest oil processing facility and a nearby oil field in Saudi Arabia were set ablaze early Saturday morning after reported drone attacks by Yemen rebels....
16:32, 09/14/2019

Serbia bounce back to finish fifth at FIBA World Cup Serbia shooting guard Bogdan Bogdanovic poured in 31 points in a stand-out individual performance as they beat the Czech Republic 90-81 to grab fifth place at the FIBA Basketball World Cup after bouncing back from a slow start....
17:00, 09/14/2019

Bell Tolls: Can Lamar Jackson and the Ravens ace their next test? Maybe all the offseason talk about the Ravens sticking with their unconventional plan to run the quarterback to daylight was a good cover.       ...
17:00, 09/14/2019