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It's Curtains on the MoviePass Grift

After launching a service that seemed too good to be true, MoviePass parent company Helios and Matheson have abruptly announced that the beleaguered movie ticket subscription service will be shutting down permanently tom...

It's Curtains on the MoviePass Grift

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The GoFundMe Border Wall Is the Quintessential Trump-Era Grift In 2012, historian Rick Perlstein wrote a piece of essential reading for understanding modern conservatism, titled “The Long Con” and published by the Baffler. It ties the right’s penchant for absurd and obvious grifts to the conservative mind’s particular vulnerability to fear and lies:...
17:48, 05/28/2019

A Crew of Scammers Allegedly Made $19 Million With Elaborate iPhone Grift Over Seven Years iPhones are expensive, so it makes sense that they’d be easy targets for scammers. Just a few months ago, two engineering students in Oregon were charged after trying to swap counterfeit iPhones with real ones in a grift that cost Apple about $900,000. New details from a Quartz report, however, has ...
00:48, 06/05/2019

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01:00, 06/16/2019

How have fashionistas ended up wearing a load of old curtains? It is inevitable that the reaction against the Kardashian bodycon trend would be an overcorrection, taking its anti-feminist inspiration from sloanes and Victorian housewivesAm I having a funny turn or are people saying a fashion statement was made at a minor royal’s wedding?Shelley, by email Put do...
19:16, 05/22/2019

BMW i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition means curtains for the hybrid supercar News 4 Sep, 2019 The BMW i8 will be discontinued in April 2020 and to mark the occasion BMW has built a special edition, limited to just 200 units globally...
17:00, 09/04/2019

From the archives: Floating charge curtains to heal the ozone layer 25 years ago the ban on ozone-killing CFCs had only just come into force – and we reported on an unusual plan to speed the polar ozone hole’s recovery...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Lok Sabha Result Tomorrow To Bring Curtains Down On Bitterly-Fought Polls The counting of votes for the seven-phase elections to India's lower house of parliament, the world's biggest democratic exercise, will take place tomorrow, bringing the curtains down on a......
18:16, 05/22/2019

Sajid Javid cowers behind net curtains as Cummings ‘gets ready’ for the final act | Marina Hyde Prorogation and summarily sacked advisers offer the latest evidence that this is a ruthless, shameless governmentBarely three months ago, the work and pensions secretary, Amber Rudd, gave a speech in which she explained that “Being in a job gives a person dignity”. Does it always though, Amber? Ther...
20:16, 08/30/2019

Our Riverdale podcast closes the curtains on a crazy season with character superlatives and a call from mom School’s out for summer on Riverdale, but Dial M For Maple returns to the halls fo Riverdale High for one final look at the show’s wildest season yet. Hosts Marah and Cameron revisit the season’s highs and lows—including that insane speech about “the epic highs and lows of high school football”—and ...
14:32, 06/06/2019

'Brady Bunch' cast hangs wood paneling and beaded curtains to remake TV home A renovation of the house seen in classic TV show "The Brady Bunch" meticulously replicates the famous wood-paneled living room, the orange and green kitchen and even Greg's groovy attic, actors from the series said on Thursday....
05:48, 07/26/2019

RIP MoviePass As of Saturday September 14, 2019, MoviePass has moviepassed on. The not-quite-all-you-can-watch film screening subscription service shut down at the age of 8, after a long battle with theater chains, competitors, customers, and itself....
03:48, 09/14/2019

The Morning After: MoviePass shuts down Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Apple's big iPhone 11 event revealed the biggest news of the week, but that's not all that happened. Tesla went plaid, we celebrated the Dreamcast and Honda put a price tag on its cute EV. Check out those highli......
11:32, 09/15/2019

MoviePass is shutting down for good It’s curtains for movie subscription trailblazer MoviePass. The cash-strapped service, known for a failed experiment to sell unlimited movie tickets for $10 a month, is shuttering for good on September 14, parent company Helios and Matheson Analytics announced Friday. MoviePass subscribers were noti...
06:16, 09/14/2019

Congratulations: You just outlived MoviePass Well, it finally happened: MoviePass’ long-running metamorphosis from “viable, popular business” into “cautionary tale about assuming you’ll figure out where the revenue is coming from later, okay?” is now complete, as the company announced today that it was shutting down. No “restructuring,” no “ne...
23:17, 09/14/2019

MoviePass is shutting down on September 14th MoviePass is shutting down. On Friday, the subscription service announced it will stop offering discounted movie tickets on Saturday, September 14th. In a press release, the company said its "efforts to recapitalize MoviePass have not been successful......
11:32, 09/15/2019

MoviePass Subscription Service Shuts Down (NEW YORK) — MoviePass, the movie ticket subscription service that allowed subscribers to buy up to three movie tickets per month for a small fee, shut down Saturday. Its future is unclear. Helios and Matheson Analytics, the parent company of MoviePass, said Friday in a release that it was int...
07:48, 09/15/2019

MoviePass to Halt as Parent Explores Possible Sale MoviePass parent Helios & Matheson plans to “explore all strategic and financial alternatives,” including a sale or reorganization, and said MoviePass would stop service, effective Saturday....
01:32, 09/15/2019

MoviePass Ending Its Run, 2 Years After Millions Signed Up A low subscription fee in 2017 attracted subscribers but resulted in huge losses. It continued to burn through cash while struggling to find a business model that worked....
03:48, 09/14/2019

MoviePass claims surprise shutdown is only temporary MoviePass is taking the summer off. The cash-strapped cinema subscription service announced Friday that it would be shutting down for several weeks under the guise of making improvements to its app. The surprise interruption began early in the morning on July 4, and will continue on for an undetermi...
02:33, 07/06/2019

MoviePass temporarily shuts down service to work on its app The monthly movie ticket subscription service MoviePass temporarily shut down today. The company claims it did so to complete work on its mobile app. It's unclear how long the outage will last, but in a tweet MoviePass said the service could be down......
09:01, 07/06/2019

Now that MoviePass is dead, can we please start funding sensible businesses? Ding dong, the completely unsustainable witch is dead. As we reported earlier today, MoviePass is shutting down. It leaves behind a few now-useless cards, and several major VC funds out of pocket to the tune of $68.7M. Make no mistake, this was a completely predictable turn of events. For over a yea...
10:16, 09/14/2019

MoviePass is effectively dead and will shut down September 14 If you’re still a Movie Pass subscriber for some reason, it appears tonight is your last chance to use the service. In an “I hope no one notices” late Friday press release, the company announced it “would be interrupting the MoviePass service for all its subscribers effective September 14, 2019,” an...
10:16, 09/14/2019

MoviePass' internal workings somehow even more of a shitshow than we all already assumed We’ve always known—in a deep, instinctual way—that MoviePass, a business that began with selling movie tickets to millions of people for less than they paid for them, and then just sort of spiraled out from there, was probably not the most functional business in existence. Even so, a new piece publi...
07:16, 08/09/2019

MoviePass User Records Said to Have Been Exposed on Public Server MoviePass has reportedly exposed thousands of unencrypted customer card numbers and personal credit cards because a critical server was not protected with a password....
22:16, 08/21/2019

It's a Wrap: MoviePass Ends Theater Subscription Service MoviePass, which gained popularity for attempting to bring a Netflix-style subscription approach to out-of-home entertainment, offered a low price that proved to be unsustainable....
18:01, 09/14/2019

MoviePass confirms breach that leaked credit card numbers On Tuesday TechCrunch reported that security researcher Mossab Hussein, with the firm SpiderSilk, found an exposed, unencrypted MoviePass database with millions of records. Some of those included numbers for its custom debit cards that are used when......
12:48, 08/22/2019

MoviePass sent to nice farm upstate with app updates, lots of room to run As anyone who tried to use subscription movie service MoviePass to duck into the theaters this holiday weekend—and we’re aware that that’s a proposition that hinges on so many hypotheticals at this point that it might as well be non-existent—already knows, the company’s service “went dark” on Thursd...
00:48, 07/07/2019

MoviePass is shutting down. Discount service to bring the curtain down this week MoviePass, the service that allowed film buffs to catch flicks at a discount, will stop operating this week, and may not return       ...
13:16, 09/14/2019

MoviePass changed passwords to lock out users once it ran out of sane ideas Back in the summer of 2018, the beleaguered movie ticket app MoviePass was attracting a firestorm of complaints from users who were unable to use the app (for which they were paying $10 a month to see one film per day) to buy tickets for some new blockbusters, like Mission: Impossible — Fallou...
06:00, 08/10/2019

MoviePass Customers: Check Your Credit Card Statements for Fraudulent Charges If you’re a MoviePass customer, you might want to take an extra close look at your credit card statements—or considering replacing your card altogether....
20:16, 08/21/2019

MoviePass Apparently Left 58,000 Customer Records Exposed on a Public Server Ticketing app and ongoing shitshow MoviePass has been burning through whatever could possibly remain of its finances at an incredible rate—when last the imploding startup was in the news, it was because it reportedly tried to prevent users from actually using it by changing their passwords and barri...
05:48, 08/21/2019

Regal Cinemas' MoviePass-Style Unlimited Plan Will Start at $18 Per Month MoviePass may be limping along in zombie form, just waiting for some finance bro to put it out of its misery, but its unlimited subscription model continues to spread and mutate. On Friday, Regal Cinemas announced that it’s launching its own version of an unlimited movie plan that should be a pretty...
03:48, 07/27/2019

As MoviePass seeks to resuscitate its business, movie theaters are moving in on its turf On Thursday, MoviePass suspended its service while it undergoes unspecified "improvements" to its product, but a revamp may be unable to save the company....
02:00, 07/06/2019

Bye, bye Sinemia: MoviePass competitor calls it quits, abruptly shuts down US operation After months of trying to keep up with the competition, Sinemia has officially shut down. Here's how you can get a refund.        ...
01:32, 04/29/2019

Regal Cinema's Reportedly Set to Launch a MoviePass-Style Unlimited Subscription Plan Movie prices just ain’t what they used to be. And with box office numbers still dwindling, Regal Cinemas is reportedly the latest movie theater chain to jump into that unlimited subscription fray. Read more......
03:16, 07/03/2019

MoviePass admits to exposing users' personal information, debit card numbers online The struggling movie ticket subscription app may have exposed customers' private information online, according to a report.       ...
16:48, 08/22/2019

MoviePass reveals customer data breach, adding latest stupid insult to a mountain of idiotic injuries “Insult to injury” is one of those phrases that gets tossed around a lot in certain circles, enough that it can often feel diluted when the time to truly deploy it finally arrives. Which leaves us with something of a conundrum tonight, as we struggle to figure out what to call the news—reported on b...
06:16, 08/22/2019

MoviePass Changed User Passwords and Activated a 'Trip Wire' to Prevent User Access MoviePass’ reality TV-level spiral from a promising startup to absolute shitshow hits all the markers for poor business management and abysmal consumer-facing service. But according to a new report, MoviePass’ also intentionally disrupted its own service by changing user passwords and activating a s...
01:00, 08/10/2019

Amid Bipartisan Outcry, White House Agrees to Release Ukraine Aid Two lawmakers said the administration would release $250 million, which is intended partly to train and equip Ukrainian forces defending against Russian incursion....
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....
02:16, 09/13/2019

Why Big Energy Opposes Trump Break on Methane Leaks Natural gas is now the top fuel used to produce electricity in the U.S., having dethroned coal. It’s cheap, and when burned cleanly it emits only half the carbon dioxide of coal. But there’s a catch: If natural gas gets into the air without being burned, it releases methane, a potent greenhouse gas ...
02:16, 09/13/2019

Watch: Tracee Ellis Ross teases 'Girlfriends' reunion on 'black-ish' Tracee Ellis Ross teased a reunion with her "Girlfriends" costars Golden Brooks, Persia White and Jill Marie Jones in a Twitter video Thursday. They are filming an episode of "black-ish" together....
02:16, 09/13/2019

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....
02:16, 09/13/2019

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....
02:16, 09/13/2019

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....
02:16, 09/13/2019

US Lawmakers Urge Trump To Press India To Lift J&K Communication Blackout A bipartisan group of four influential US lawmakers on Thursday expressed concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and urged President Donald Trump to press India to lift the communication......
02:16, 09/13/2019

Unnao Rape Survivor Records Statement Before Court At AIIMS The Unnao rape survivor on Thursday recorded her statement on a stretcher at the temporary court set up at the AIIMS hospital. The teen had accused Uttar Pradesh MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar of rape in......
02:16, 09/13/2019

Will Try To Fully Implement World Court Order On Kulbhushan Jadhav: India Hours after Pakistan said that second consular access to death-row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav would not be granted, India on Thursday said it will keep trying for full implementation of the verdict by......
02:16, 09/13/2019

The 2020 Cadillac CT4 Is Cadillac's Phoned-In Attempt At Attracting A ‘New Generation Of Customers’ The 2020 Cadillac CT4 is here, with an all-turbocharged lineup, optional all-wheel drive, and the goal of attracting the “new generation” of Cadillac customers. Though it’s meant to lead in the new generation of Cadillac sedans to replace the ATS and CTS, it doesn’t do anything that you would call r...
02:16, 09/13/2019

Live Blog: From Houston, the Democratic Debate at Texas Southern University HOUSTON—Will Kamala Harris drag Joe Biden up to high heaven before her colored brethren at Texas Southern University? I don’t know if white men have edges, but I am sure the Senator from California will try and snatch Biden’s for sure. And will Cory Booker make another Kool-Aid reference? The youngi...
02:16, 09/13/2019

|LinkedInCEOsaystechregulationrisksstiflinginnovation The combative relationship between Silicon Valley and global regulators has been at the centre of attention for much of the past two years. Technology companies like Facebook and Google have drawn ire from lawmakers who say they may be abusing their powers and aren’t doing enough to protect consume...
02:48, 09/13/2019

N.F.L. Suspends Bills Rookie for 6 Games Tyrel Dodson had previously been placed on the commissioner’s exempt list because he faces misdemeanor charges of domestic violence and disorderly conduct....
02:48, 09/13/2019

N.F.L. Settles Lengthy Fight with Insurance Company Over Concussions Many of the league’s insurers have claimed they did not have to pay for the concussion settlement with players because the N.F.L. had not disclosed the dangers of the game....
02:48, 09/13/2019

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....
02:48, 09/13/2019

Meghan Markle Returns To Work To Launch New Charity Fashion Range Britain's Duchess Meghan returned to work on Thursday for the first time following the birth of her first child with husband Prince Harry to launch a new fashion range whose sales will help a charity......
02:48, 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...
03:32, 09/13/2019

'Bernie wrote the bill, I read' it: Klobuchar knocks Sanders for plan to eliminate private health insurance Sen. Amy Klobuchar hit Sen. Bernie Sanders on his "Medicare for all" plan during the third Democratic primary debate in Houston saying that while he wrote the bill, she actually read it....
03:32, 09/13/2019

Castro lands low blows on Biden, says he’s not ‘fulfilling' Obama legacy and mocks his memory Two former Obama administration officials duked it out Thursday night over who was properly “fulfilling the legacy” of the 44th president, as former Vice President Joe Biden and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro clashed on health care during the third Democratic debate....
03:32, 09/13/2019

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

White House moving forward to strip California of vehicle authority: sources The Trump administration is moving forward with a plan to revoke California's authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and declare that states are pre-empted from setting their own vehicle rules, three people briefed on the matter said on Thursday....
04:16, 09/13/2019

Occidental CEO calls for new U.S. laws to boost carbon capture Occidental Petroleum Corp plans to shift toward a carbon-neutral production model, it chief executive said on Thursday, but new U.S. laws are needed to support technologies designed to fight global warming....
04:16, 09/13/2019

Two killed as torrential rains sweep away cars in Spain Two siblings died on Thursday when floodwaters caused by torrential rain dragged their car and flipped it over in eastern Spain, local emergency services said, as authorities warned residents to brace for further storms across large parts of the country....
04:16, 09/13/2019

British supermarket Sainsbury's vows to halve plastic packaging by 2025 Britain's second-biggest supermarket, Sainsbury's , vowed on Friday to halve plastic packaging by 2025, promising to switch to alternative materials and refillable options to meet consumer demand for less waste....
04:16, 09/13/2019

"Thankful" The Joke Is Not On Me: Smriti Irani's Thursday Thoughts If life was a big game of 'Caption This', Union Minister Smriti Irani would be winning. In a departure from her usual memes on weekday blues, Ms Irani took to Instagram today to share a picture which......
04:17, 09/13/2019

Encarnacion, Sanchez hurt again, sent for tests The Yanks' Edwin Encarnacion (strained oblique) and Gary Sanchez (left groin tightness) were both headed back to New York after suffering injuries during Thursday's doubleheader against the Tigers....
04:18, 09/13/2019

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....
04:48, 09/13/2019

Woman accused of stealing $18,000 meant for burial of boy who died in a hot car The family paid Caroline Rich of Evansville, Indiana, more then $19,000, which they believed would go toward burial costs, according to an affidavit.        ...
04:48, 09/13/2019

Dangling protesters shut down Houston bridge ahead of Democratic presidential candidates debate Hours before the Democratic presidential candidates debate, anti-fossil fuel protesters forced the closure of a bridge outside Houston.        ...
04:48, 09/13/2019

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)        ...
04:48, 09/13/2019

Indicted congressman Christopher Collins confident he'll be exonerated Rep. Christopher Collins of New York expressed confidence he'll be exonerated on charges he leaked information about a biopharmaceutical company as friends and family dodged $800,000 in stock losses. (Sept. 12)        ...
04:48, 09/13/2019

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.        ...
04:48, 09/13/2019

Pelosi: 'Impeachment is a very divisive measure' At a news conference after House Judiciary Committee approved guidelines for impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, Pelosi was on the defensive. (Sept. 12)        ...
04:48, 09/13/2019

Ranked: The best horror movies this year (including Stephen King's sequel 'It 2') Plenty of cool horror films have hit screens this year, including the new Stephen King sequel 'It: Chapter Two.' Here are 2019's best so far, ranked.        ...
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.        ...
04:48, 09/13/2019

For Joaquin Phoenix's 'Joker' hair, it wasn't always easy going green Getting into his 'Joker' character proved challenging for Joaquin Phoenix, from making his hair green to keeping the journal of a tortured soul.        ...
04:48, 09/13/2019

Photographer plans to capture 30-year timelapse of NYC skyline A photographer is proving that the one good thing about New Jersey — its view — is true. Joseph DiGiovanna is shooting a 30-year time-lapse of the New York City skyline from his Weehawken window and is already four years into his project, CNN reports. “It’s a living calendar that anyone ...
04:48, 09/13/2019

Facebook Expands the Reach of a Tool That Exposes Users to More Local News (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook is trying to coax “news deserts” into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and information. But the social network confesses that it still has a lot to learn. The social media giant said Thursday it is exp...
04:48, 09/13/2019

'Purdue and the Sacklers must be shut down completely': critics slam opioids settlement Connecticut attorney general says company ‘started this fire and poured gasoline on it’ as many states reject tentative dealAt least 20 states have rejected a tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with the OxyContin maker, Purdue Pharma, that would go toward helping with the costs of the opioids ...
05:32, 09/13/2019

The Two Popes: Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce divine in papal faceoff Hopkins’s Benedict XVI and Pryce’s Francis I make for a winning Vatican odd couple in this succession drama whose careful script ends not with a bang but a wimple Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce find some tremendous actorly form in this humorous, indulgent, lop-sidedly sentimental “Pope-off” whic...
05:32, 09/13/2019

Motherless Brooklyn review – Edward Norton's weighty labour of love The actor returns to the director’s chair for a respectable if heavy-going adaptation of Jonathan Lethem’s best-selling crime thrillerThis film is a labour of love from its writer-producer-director-star Edward Norton, as loving as it is laborious, maybe. Motherless Brooklyn is an adaptation of Jonat...
05:32, 09/13/2019

Get on your polar bear: HBO's His Dark Materials has a premiere date It looks like HBO finally awoke from its post-Game Of Thrones slumber and is once again ready to talk about other big-budget sci-fi/fantasy adaptations it has in the works. We just got some very enlightening details on Watchmen a few days ago, and now it has revealed the premiere date for its His Da...
05:32, 09/13/2019

Castro Questions Biden’s Memory at Debate: ‘Are You Forgetting What You Said Two Minutes Ago?’ Julián Castro accused the former vice president of contradicting himself on whether people would need to opt into his Medicare plan, though it did not appear he had....
05:32, 09/13/2019

Mike Pompeo Won't be National Security Advisor, Says Donald Trump US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo won't become the next national security advisor, President Donald Trump said Thursday, all the while voicing support for his top diplomat....
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

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....
06:16, 09/13/2019

Supreme Court's Migrant Ruling Changes Little at Border for Now The Trump administration’s new migrant rule, upheld for the time being by the Supreme Court, could expedite decisions to deport some applicants, but options other than asylum remain....
06:16, 09/13/2019

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

Cruz slams anti-gun execs: ‘Oh so brave’ Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ripped “oh so brave” corporate executives demanding gun control, calling them ill-informed on guns and more interested in playing politics....
06:17, 09/13/2019

California legislature bars facial recognition for police body cameras California's legislature on Thursday passed a three-year ban on state and local law enforcement from using body cameras with facial recognition software, the latest curb on technology that some say poses a threat to civil liberties....
06:48, 09/13/2019

Red Zone host’s day doesn’t stop — even for the bathroom Andrew Siciliano, NFL Network anchor and host of DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket Red Zone, takes The Post’s Justin Terranova through his average NFL Sunday. Q: How do you start your football Sundays? A: I wake up at 5:45 (a.m. PT), watch NFL Network, roll out of bed, get dressed, stop at Starbucks get a...
06:48, 09/13/2019

Jack Hughes-P.K. Subban era set to start for Devils It was a huge summer for the Devils, as they were gifted the No. 1-overall pick in the draft and took American center Jack Hughes, then added flamboyant defenseman P.K. Subban in a blockbuster trade the next day. They also signed rugged veteran Wayne Simmonds up-front and executed an impressive trad...
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

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

Founder Mike Petryshyn on how this year’s Riot Fest is even more of a retrospective than usual Aside from the diffused sunlight and crisp air, nothing heralds the end of summer—and with it, the end of outdoor music festival season—quite like Riot Fest. The three-day Chicago music festival provides a showcase for new and legacy acts in punk, rock, and hip-hop, with a whole frickin’ carnival a...
06:48, 09/13/2019

Comedy Central will keep going down to South Park for at least 3 more seasons In a bit of completely unsurprising news, Comedy Central has announced that it has no intention of shutting down the immortal ratings machine that is South Park any time soon. The network has just picked up the show for three more seasons, meaning it’ll survive through at least 26 seasons and 327 ep...
06:48, 09/13/2019

Queen & Slim go on the run in their new trailer “Well, if it isn’t the Black Bonnie and Clyde.” That’s about the most succinct summary you can get for Queen & Slim, Melina Matsoukas and Lena Waithe’s upcoming drama about two very attractive people on an awkward first date that turns into a combustive romance when they’re forced to go on the r...
06:48, 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

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

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

Signs for de Blasio’s debate ‘watch, watch party’ put up outside City Hall He’s fighting for your rights! From the couch! Posters mocking Mayor de Blasio’s quixotic presidential bid went up around City Hall Thursday — inviting people to attend his “debate watch, watch party” at Gracie Mansion. “Come watch ‘presidential candidate...
07:16, 09/13/2019

Lenny Dykstra rips ‘Bagel Boss’ Chris Morgan’s shirt, drawing blood They’re not even in the ring yet and already “Nails” and the “Bagel Boss” have drawn first blood. Troubled Mets great Lenny Dykstra ripped “Bagel Boss” guy Chris Morgan’s shirt Thursday night — making him bleed — during an Upper West Side promotional event for their upc...
07:16, 09/13/2019

City to install designated electric car charging ports in all 5 boroughs Watt the hell? The city wants to remove 100 parking spots to make way for charging stations for electric cars — even though they make up just 0.4 percent of vehicles in the Big Apple. Fifty curbside hubs are to be installed by next spring in “pilot” zones across the five boroughs, according to the.....
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

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

New Jersey expected to announce vaping restrictions within weeks Within weeks, New Jersey could become the latest state to restrict e-cigarette use, with the governor on Thursday launching a task force to find ways to curb vaping, linked by U.S. health officials to hundreds of respiratory illnesses and a half-dozen deaths....
07:17, 09/13/2019

Behavior modification program can improve incontinence (Reuters Health) – Women with urinary or bowel incontinence who participate in behavior modification programs may experience less severe symptoms and a better quality of life than their counterparts who don't, a small study suggests....
07:17, 09/13/2019

Gay 'chemsex' is fuelling urban HIV epidemics, AIDS experts warn A surge in "chemsex" parties, where people spend days getting high on drugs and having sex with scores of partners, is re-fuelling epidemics of HIV among gay men in European towns and cities, doctors say....
07:17, 09/13/2019

Julián Castro questioned Joe Biden’s acuity. But did Castro get it right? An uncomfortable topic that has lingered just below the surface of the primary for months erupted into clear view before millions of Americans on national television....
07:48, 09/13/2019

Alexander Lebedev on the secrets of the Russian elite Alexander Lebedev's new book is a revelatory portrait of power players, from his days in the KGB to multi-million pound deals. Here, he speaks out to Anne McElvoy and Jim Armitage about assasination plots, Brexit and ambition...
07:49, 09/13/2019

Inside London's biggest magazine archive Impactful, stackable and downright desirable: there's a reason magazines are never out of fashion. Clara Strunck immerses herself in London's print archive mecca...
07:49, 09/13/2019

The changing habits of London's shoppers Ethical shopping is on all of our lips, but fast fashion is still booming. Kate Wills reports on how our complicated relationship with buying clothes is just the tip of the iceberg...
07:49, 09/13/2019

WeWork to List on Nasdaq, Make Governance Changes WeWork’s parent company has chosen to list its shares on Nasdaq and plans sweeping changes in its governance as the shared workspace provider speeds up preparations for its hotly anticipated initial public offering in the face of tepid interest from investors....
07:49, 09/13/2019

CEOs Urge Senate to Pass Gun Laws Chief executives of dozens of companies ranging from Levi Strauss to Uber sent a letter to members of the Senate, asking them to pass legislation to prevent gun violence....
07:49, 09/13/2019

U.S. enforces radical new asylum rule that limits who can qualify The new U.S. policy would effectively deny asylum to nearly all migrants arriving at the southern border who aren’t from Mexico. It would disallow anyone who passes through another country without first seeking and failing to obtain asylum there....
07:49, 09/13/2019

Fierce Democratic debate had Biden clashing against liberals Warren, Sanders Democratic Party’s leading candidates shared the debate stage for the first time in a prime-time showdown displaying sharply opposing notions of electability in the party’s presidential nomination fight....
07:49, 09/13/2019

Manchester City hit Lugano for second-half six in Champions League thrashing Last 32, first leg: Lugano 1-7 Manchester CityMatch level at half-time before visitors pulled awayManchester City thrashed Lugano 7-1 in the first leg of their Champions League tie in Switzerland, after going in at the break level with their hosts.Nick Cushing’s side were eager to make amends for la...
08:16, 09/13/2019

Obituary: T. Boone Pickens, 1928-2019 The death last week of 91-year-old T. Boone Pickens, the southwest oilman, corporate raider, hedge funder, and philanthropist, reminds us that business tycoons in America used to be more interesting characters than they are now....
08:16, 09/13/2019

Red Sox beat Blue Jays 7-4 to end 5-game skid Mookie Betts had three hits and scored twice as the Boston Red Sox ended a five-game losing skid with a 7-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday at Rogers Centre....
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

Democratic Debate Highlights: Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and More Faced Off in Houston Thursday’s Democratic presidential primary debate was the longest of the year, but several topics that voters have deemed priorities went untouched. Although nearly 100% of Democrats responded to a recent CNN poll saying they felt aggressive action against climate change was important to them,...
08:48, 09/13/2019

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs was as strong as 10 billion atomic bombs, study says When a colossal space rock came crashing down 66 million years ago onto what is now the Yucatan Penninsula in Mexico, it triggered widespread changes on Earth and abruptly ended the reign of the dinosaurs. Now, researchers are focusing on learning the extent of the asteroid’s destructive might...
08:48, 09/13/2019

Study of foot painters adds to evidence of brain's adaptability The brains of people who use their feet as they would hands — for high precision tasks — have adapted to 'view' toes almost as fingers, a study shows....
09:32, 09/13/2019

You can get crazy deals on Anthropologie's sale items right now For a limited time, Anthropologie is having a sale on their clearance section, so you can finally afford their bohemian apparel, decor, and accessories.       ...
10:00, 09/13/2019

Brazil environment minister to meet US climate denier group before UN summit Ricardo Salles to meet Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)Critics say Bolsonaro lacks commitment to fight climate crisisBrazil’s environment minister, Ricardo Salles, will meet a rightwing US advocacy group that denies climate change, just four days before the United Nations Climate Action Summit...
10:00, 09/13/2019

The Democratic debate was boring. And centrists were to blame | Bhaskar Sunkara Thursday’s debate was a reminder that the equivocating core of the party has not yet been vanquishedThursday’s debate was difficult to get through, kind of like watching season five of a sitcom you used to like. Scenes are dragging on, characters you came to love have grown tiresome, but still you k...
10:00, 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

Has Joe Biden Ever Listened to Joe Biden After an incredibly cursed back-and forth about healthcare and Joe Biden getting owned into oblivion by Julián Castro, the conversation in tonight’s high-stakes Democratic debate turned to racism and criminal justice reform. Not particularly Biden’s strong suit, so the former vice president just dec...
10:32, 09/13/2019

Oh My Lord What a Shockingly Ruthless Attack on Joe Biden The healthcare conversation during Thursday’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate was mostly sour and infuriating. Then Julián Castro blew it all up, and took Joe Biden along with him....
10:32, 09/13/2019

An Exhaustingly Exhaustive List Of the Stuff You Need On Your Bed When I die (hopefully in my sleep as an old lady like the woman in Titanic), they’ll need a crane to dig my cold dead corpse out of the massive heap of blankets, pillows, and bedding that comprise my bed. I have put a lot of thought into how to make my bed, a.k.a. my favorite place on earth, as comf...
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

Steam recommendation engine no longer favors popular titles Steam has gone back to the drawing board with its game recommendation engine. The gaming marketplace today updated its recommendation feed to be more precise and diverse in the titles it suggests. The Steam Store's discovery system has taken some hea......
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

Instagram Couple Slammed For "Attention-Seeking, Dangerous" Cliff Pic A couple behind an Instagram travel blog has been slammed as "reckless" and "attention-seeking" for a picture that shows one dangling the other off a cliff....
10:32, 09/13/2019

Sophie Kinsella: 'Can You Keep a Secret?' book feels 'fresh' as film Author Sophie Kinsella speaks with UPI about the film adaptation of her 2003 book "Can You Keep a Secret?" The film, starring Alexandra Daddario and Tyler Hoechlin, is in theaters Friday, Sept. 13....
11:00, 09/13/2019

Harvard reviewing millions of dollars in donations Jeffrey Epstein gave to the Ivy League school Bacow said the review is ongoing, and that it has already found that Epstein made several gifts to the school before the financier pleaded guilty to a sex crime in 2008....
11:32, 09/13/2019

'Technical glitch' - eco group's drones grounded in bid to shut Heathrow Climate-change activists who hoped to bring London Heathrow, Europe's biggest airport, to a standstill on Friday instead found it was their drones that had been grounded....
11:32, 09/13/2019

EU weighs new energy taxes as Germany calls for 'drastic' steps The European Union is considering new energy taxes to meet its climate targets, top officials said on Friday, with Germany calling for "drastic steps" to reduce carbon emissions....
11:32, 09/13/2019

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port during U.S. presidential debate Police have arrested the Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for 18 hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
11:32, 09/13/2019

Alaska seal die-off spurs government investigation U.S. government biologists are investigating the deaths of nearly 300 Arctic ice seals found on Alaska beaches since last summer, federal officials said on Thursday....
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

Group Nine Media owner acquires $50 million, preps for digital spree Ben Lerer, the CEO of Thrillist owner Group Nine Media, just got $50 million to play with — and he’s planning to use at least some of that money to hunt for digital bargains. The digital media company, which also runs Seeker and NowThisNews, landed a $50-million round of funding this week from backe...
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

Blackstone strategist says markets may be underestimating risks from the trade war "The markets are really pricing in Goldilocks: they're pricing in more Fed cuts and some sort of positive resolution to trade," says Joseph Zidle, Blackstone's chief investment strategist....
12:48, 09/13/2019

China's new digital currency could encourage worldwide use of the yuan, says CEO China's plans for a digital currency could serve as a "foundation" for the yuan's internationalization, allowing it to be distributed across the globe, says Circle's Jeremy Allaire....
12:48, 09/13/2019

|ANALYSIS:Here'showsomeSouthAfricansareusingtheirsocialgrantstobecomeentrepreneurs SA distributes 17 million social grants every month. Here's how some beneficiaries are using their grants to establish businesses and grow their income....
12:50, 09/13/2019

Microsoft Authenticator on Android gets cloud backup and recovery Microsoft is making it easier for Android users to transfer their credentials to new devices using cloud backup and recovery in the Microsoft Authenticator app....
12:50, 09/13/2019

5 New York Fashion Week Spring 2020 Trends You Can Shop Now We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
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

Real Housewives Star Emily Simpson's Husband Shane Fails the Bar Exam Emily Simpson's husband, Shane Simpson, is not yet licensed to practice law in the state of California. The Real Housewives of Orange County cast member failed the bar exam he took......
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

Chinese families pay the price as pork costs soar Chinese families are rethinking menu options as pork prices soar after herds were decimated by African swine fever and pig farms closed for environmental reasons. (Sept. 13)        ...
13:32, 09/13/2019

Bentley Flying Spur Speed seen with plug-in hybrid system Spyshots of Bentley's sportiest Flying Spur show charging flap for hybrid powertrain, likely to be Porsche Panamera-sourced Bentley is believed to be testing an upcoming flagship Speed variant of its new Flying Spur luxury saloon, and new spyshots show it sporting a plug-in hybrid powertrain.  The ...
13:32, 09/13/2019

Opinion: Land Rover's new Defender could save the Discovery Now the Defender is here, the Discovery can begin to distance itself from the Range Rover and forge its own character While Land Rover makes hay from Range Rovers, it is the Defender that gives all Land Rovers the authenticity and credibility of the true 4x4 go-anywhere image the company has built ...
13:32, 09/13/2019

US briefing: Democratic debate, Trump's wall and California boat fire Friday’s top story: Biden clashes with Warren and Sanders as frontrunners finally share a stage. Plus, the 100 best films of the 21st centurySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:32, 09/13/2019

Belichick ensures everything with the Patriots is always different. Except winning The most fearsome franchise in US sports won it all again last year – and, based on early evidence, they’ve somehow managed to improveAnother year, another week, another big win for the Patriots. It doesn’t matter if the coaching staff is ripped apart, or if the greatest tight end to ever play the g...
13:32, 09/13/2019

Byron burger death: Owen Carey misled into believing there were no allergens in meal, coroner rules A teenager with a dairy allergy who suffered a fatal reaction after eating a burger at a London branch of Byron was misled into believing there were no allergens in the meal, a coroner has ruled....
14:16, 09/13/2019

Progress 1000: Snap founder Evan Spiegel hails London's booming tech ahead of Evening Standard honours London's explosively growing tech sectors are on course to attract record levels of investment this year, sealing the capital's status as Europe's dominant silicon city....
14:16, 09/13/2019

Jolie King and Mark Firkin latest: Bloggers' drone arrest in Iran 'not political' Australia's foreign affairs minister today said she does not believe the detentions in Iran of two British-Australian women and an Australian man are politically motivated....
14:16, 09/13/2019

Ola Bike Service Now Available in 150 Indian Cities Ola on Thursday announced the expansion of its Ola Bike service to 150 cities across the country, while planning to grow its presence three times in the next 12 months....
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

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce world's first malaria vaccine Kenya on Friday added the world's first malaria vaccine to the routine immunization schedule for children under two, becoming the third country in Africa to roll out the vaccine for the disease that kills one child globally every two minutes....
14:19, 09/13/2019

Spain's Podemos leader says he still hopes for last minute government deal The leader of Spain's far-left Unidas Podemos Pablo Iglesias said on Friday that he still hopes for a last-minute government deal with the Socialists of acting prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to avoid a repeat election....
14:48, 09/13/2019

Trevor Siemian just looking to do his job after Darnold shocker When you’ve already replaced a legend like Peyton Manning, stepping in for Sam Darnold doesn’t sound so daunting, which is perhaps why Trevor Siemian seemed so chill about making his first start in two years Monday night against the Browns at MetLife Stadium. “Just do my job,” Siemian said of his ex...
14:48, 09/13/2019

Pat Shurmur’s Josh Allen comment catches Bills’ attention Intentionally or not, Giants coach Pat Shurmur provided some digital bulletin-board material for the Bills this week with his quotes about Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen. A tweet by the NFL Network’s Kimberly Jones, quoting Shurmur on Wednesday as saying he believed during the lead-up to the 2018 dr...
14:48, 09/13/2019

Browns coping after tragic death of teammate’s girlfriend BEREA, Ohio — The Browns returned to practice Thursday without defensive end Chris Smith, but with him on all of their minds. Smith’s girlfriend, Petara Cordero, was killed on Interstate 90 in Cleveland early Wednesday morning, after the couple had pulled over on the side of the road following a tir...
14:48, 09/13/2019

How NFL Red Zone host prepares and winds down after hectic Sundays Andrew Siciliano, NFL Network anchor and host of DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket Red Zone, takes The Post’s Justin Terranova through his average NFL Sunday. Q: How do you start your football Sundays? A: I wake up at 5:45 (a.m. PT), watch NFL Network, roll out of bed, get dressed, stop at Starbucks get a...
14:48, 09/13/2019

'Resident Evil' stuntwoman sues producers after film stunt results in injuries, amputation Olivia Jackson, who suffered severe injuries and an arm amputation after filming a stunt for 'Resident Evil: The Final Chapter,' is suing producers.        ...
14:48, 09/13/2019

Robbie Shelton shoots 8-under 62, leads at Greenbrier by 2 Robby Shelton shot an 8-under 62 to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier        ...
14:49, 09/13/2019

Extinction Rebellion plan London "shutdown" from Oct. 7 Climate change activists Extinction Rebellion said on Friday the group would hold demonstrations in London from Oct. 7, with the aim of shutting down major roads near Britain's parliament in Westminster....
14:49, 09/13/2019

Australian state to cart truckloads of water to drought-hit town An Australian state will spend tens of thousands of dollars each month to truck water into a drought-hit town that is forecast to run out of drinking water by December, it said on Friday....
14:49, 09/13/2019

Gig Economy in Crosshairs After Freewheeling Growth A California bill passed this week is the latest move by regulators and courts around the globe that could curtail companies like Uber, Lyft and DoorDash....
15:32, 09/13/2019

Tyson Fury can make Deontay Wilder ‘look silly’ in rematch, says trainer They have to get through their next fights, Tyson Fury against Otto Wallin and Wilder a rematch against Luis Ortiz, before meeting again The post Tyson Fury can make Deontay Wilder ‘look silly’ in rematch, says trainer appeared first on Boxing News....
15:32, 09/13/2019

How to find life beyond Earth - Science Weekly podcast As scientists at University College London announce the discovery of water in the atmosphere of a potentially habitable ‘super Earth’, Ian Sample explores our prospects for finding life beyond our own planet Continue reading......
15:32, 09/13/2019

Adam Sandler’s sweetness makes The Wedding Singer a rom-com worth growing old with Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler) and Julia Sullivan (Drew Barrymore) make each other laugh. That’s a surprisingly rare occurrence in romantic comedies, where the jokes are usually reserved for the audience’s benefit. And it’s not just Barrymore’s guileless cater waiter laughing at the madcap antics of San...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Sean Penn reads insufficiently mean tweets about himself on Jimmy Kimmel Live! One of Jimmy Kimmel’s signature bits on Jimmy Kimmel Live! is to have celebrities chuckle along while they read mean stuff people have written about them on the internet. Sometimes it’s amusing enough, especially when we’re all on the same side that, say, Tom Hanks isn’t a “fart-faced libtard cuck,”...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Newly spotted comet is likely an interstellar traveler Astronomers have identified a new comet, named C/2019 Q4, traveling inbound toward the sun. Early analysis of the comet's trajectory suggests the space rock came from beyond our solar system....
16:16, 09/13/2019

No Arsenal return dates set for Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney, says Unai Emery Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney are progressing well from injury but no return date has been set for either player, according to Arsenal head coach Unai Emery....
16:16, 09/13/2019

London Broncos will defy the odds again, insists coach Danny Ward From the moment the London Broncos defied the odds to secure their Super League return, coach Danny Ward has heard one word more than any other — relegation....
16:16, 09/13/2019

Casper’s Wave Hybrid mattress provides comfort and support without compromise I’ve spent the past several years sleeping on a ridiculously cheap spring mattress that provided virtually no support, but having never experienced any back pain or related issues, I was fairly convinced I didn’t need a fancy mattress in a box. Sure, I had seen and heard all of the same ...
16:17, 09/13/2019

Charli XCX: The pop star's bold style British singer-songwriter (real name Charlotte Aitchison) has redefined what it means to be a pop artist in the 21st century.        ...
16:17, 09/13/2019

Hey, Ariana Grande, NASA interns had a blast remixing your song to promote moon mission NASA interns had a blast remixing Ariana Grande's song 'NASA' to promote Artemis moon mission.        ...
16:17, 09/13/2019

Aston Martin Announces Vantage Cup One-Make Championship For 2020 Expanding its international motorsport program, Aston Martin has created a new one-make series championship called the Aston Martin Vantage Cup. The series is set to make its debut in Europe first......
16:17, 09/13/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Invests In Autonomous Vehicle Manufacturer Voyage The fresh funding will be used bring its technology to commercialisation, grow its team, expand its fleet of G2 self-driving cars, and introduce its G3 self-driving car....
16:17, 09/13/2019

Find Recovery Tools Using Google's Resources on Opioid Addiction This week, the Sackler family and Purdue Pharma, makers of Oxycontin, agreed to at least $12 billion in settlements over the company’s role in the opioid crisis, though without admitting any actual accountability. Roughly half the states and local governments involved agreed to the deal, while at le...
16:17, 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

Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies As Boeing Co sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history....
16:48, 09/13/2019

Milan bourse strategic for Italy due to MTS bond trading platform: minister Italy's new economy minister said on Friday that the Milan bourse, which is part of the London Stock Exchange Group , is a strategic asset because it controls domestic government bond trading platform MTS....
16:48, 09/13/2019

India police probing AB InBev in New Delhi tax evasion case Police in India's capital New Delhi are probing a case of alleged tax evasion involving Anheuser-Busch InBev , according to a police officer and a document seen by Reuters, a setback for the brewer already battling a three-year city ban....
16:48, 09/13/2019

AT&T to lose 1.1 million TV subscribers as DirecTV continues nosedive (credit: Aurich Lawson) AT&T expects to lose about 1.1 million TV customers in the third quarter as it faces pressure from an investment group that says AT&T's increased focus on the TV business was a giant mistake. In an update to shareholders yesterday, AT&T CFO John Stephens "said the company e...
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

All we know about the ambitious OnePlus smart TV Last September, OnePlus told us it’s planning to launch a smart TV in 2019. According to the company’s announcement in August, it’ll unveil the TV in India later this month and it’ll be called the OnePlus TV (shocking!). Apart from this, it has spilled the beans on many aspects of its ambitious offe...
16:48, 09/13/2019

Apple’s revised policy for kids’ apps allows devs to collect anonymized data and display ads Apple has revised its App Store Review Guidelines with regards to kids’ apps, and its upcoming Sign in with Apple authentication feature. Its guidelines have now been updated to state that, in limited cases, third-party analytics may be permitted in kids apps — provided that the services do not coll...
16:48, 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

Indonesia says some forest fires started on Malaysian-controlled land Indonesia said on Friday some forest fires in its territory had started on land used by subsidiaries of Malaysian companies, as the two neighbours traded blame for blazes that have spread haze across the region....
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

EU regulators to set high bar to authorise Libra, ECB's Coeure says European Union regulators will set a high bar on regulatory approvals for virtual currency projects in Europe, including Facebook's Libra, European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure said on Friday....
17:16, 09/13/2019

| Zambia's president pushes contested constitutional reforms Zambian President Edgar Lungu says his government would go ahead with proposed constitutional amendments despite flak from opposition leaders and civil society groups....
17:16, 09/13/2019

In photos: Judith Light honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles Award-winning actress Judith Light is honored during an unveiling ceremony honoring her with the 2,673rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Sept. 12....
17:48, 09/13/2019

The Game Awards 2019 to take place on Dec. 12 The fifth annual Game Awards, which will honor the greatest video games of 2019, is set to take place live on Dec. 12 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles....
17:48, 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

'Hustlers' works overtime, as strippers turn to crime "Hustlers" incorporates a lot of powerful themes, with women using their sexuality to fleece men, in the process striking a blow for the working class against Wall Street fat cats. At its core, though, is a solid caper movie rooted in the challenges associated with running any criminal enterprise --...
17:48, 09/13/2019

Sale on the cards for owners of Clintons chain The owners of Clintons, Britain's second-biggest standalone greeting cards chain, are exploring a sale of the business seven years after it collapsed into administration....
17:48, 09/13/2019

Svrluga: Jay Gruden was already on shaky ground. Benching Adrian Peterson didn’t help. In his sixth year, the Redskins’ coach may have finally found the trick to getting his players on the same page — keeping a respected veteran on the sideline for the opener....
18:16, 09/13/2019

Rising Car Prices Are Sending Even Strong-Credit Buyers to the Used Lot Drivers with high credit scores accounted for more than half of used-car financing in the second quarter this year, which was a record, the credit bureau Experian said....
18:16, 09/13/2019

The Itinerary of Odysseus, an Ancient Treasure Map Did Homer’s Odyssey contain a secret code, that would guide the Greeks to gain complete control over the Black Sea and the North Atlantic and access to the riches of precious metals and other treasures? ...
18:16, 09/13/2019

NASA contractors share the grief of Israeli and Indian lunar failures The team was gathered in a conference room last week, about 35 in all, ready to celebrate India’s triumph: the country’s first lunar landing. Like many watching the livestream broadcast from the contr......
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

The Morning After: Sega delivers the best mini console yet Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Up early to pre-order an iPhone 11 Pro? While you wait for the Apple Store to open, mark your calendar for Amazon's next Echo event, and check out our review of the Genesis Mini and find out how Pepsi's reward p......
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

VW in $9 billion software revamp as tech shift expands Unifying VW’s fragmented IT units will boost efficiency as the automaker steps up sharing of parts and key technology across 12 automotive brands including Porsche, Bentley, Audi and Skoda....
18:48, 09/13/2019

2020 Lincoln Aviator ad campaign and tour begins Saturday The new ad, directed by award-winning director Johan Renck, whose credits include "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead," features actor Matthew McConaughey in a "surreal" setting....
18:48, 09/13/2019

Alan Parsons talks about abandoned Pink Floyd album ‘Household Objects’ Instruments shminstruments. So said Pink Floyd when they set out to create an album of music made without instruments. The album, which followed their internationally acclaimed “Dark Side of the Moon,” was an avant-garde attempt that never saw the light of day, legendary producer Alan Pa...
19:32, 09/13/2019

WHO investigating death in Tanzania due to unknown illness A woman whose death in Tanzania is being investigated by the World Health Organization probably did not have Ebola, a spokesman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday....
19:32, 09/13/2019

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce malaria vaccine Kenya on Friday began adding a malaria vaccine to its routine immunization schedule for babies and toddlers, becoming the third African country to roll out the vaccine for a disease that threatens children across the continent....
19:32, 09/13/2019

James Corden rebukes Bill Maher's fat-shaming: Fat people are not 'stupid or lazy' Corden told his fellow talk-show host that his comments about fat-shaming "needing to make a comeback" are unacceptable.        ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Meghan McCain speaks her mind: 7 times 'The View' host has been blunt about her opinions Meghan McCain isn’t afraid to speak her mind, especially on "The View." Here are seven times McCain has been blunt about her conservative views.        ...
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

Exclusive: Small-business support for Trump ebbs, but experts say he can reclaim voters More small businesses prefer a Democrat than Trump in the 2020 election, a new survey shows. That represents erosion of his traditional support       ...
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

Huddle House announces plans to purchase Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Atlanta-based Huddle House, Inc. announced it plans to buy Perkins Restaurant & Bakery. The move comes after Perkins filed for bankruptcy protection.       ...
20:00, 09/13/2019

Target brings back Lilly Pulitzer, more big name designers for 20th Anniversary Collection If you missed these items the first time they sold out, you have one more chance with Target's 20th Anniversary Collection of designer collaborations.       ...
20:00, 09/13/2019

Against compulsory MMR vaccination and for looking after new mothers | Letters Prof Arne Akbar, president of the British Society for Immunology, says compulsory vaccination is a blunt tool which could increase health inequities and alienate parents. Plus Prof Helen Stokes-Lampard and others call for a funded postnatal medical appointment at six to eight weeks specifically to a...
20:01, 09/13/2019

The stylists' guide to New York City's best shopping New York City offers some of the world's best shopping. Local stylists share their favorite shopping neighborhoods -- from Madison Avenue to Nolita. And they also reveal their favorite stores....
20:01, 09/13/2019

Early whales swam doggy paddle across the ocean from India to Africa Rare fossils of early whales show they may have swam doggy paddle style. It may not have been elegant, but they still managed to spread across vast oceans...
20:02, 09/13/2019

Saturn shines in latest NASA image: ‘Rings are still as stunning as ever’ Amateur astronomers in the Northern Hemisphere may be able to currently see Saturn, but NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has taken a series of images of the ringed planet that give new details about its rings, as well as its ever-changing weather. In a blog post, NASA said the images snapped by t...
20:32, 09/13/2019

Canadian Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to compete for U.S. A spokesperson from High-Performance Public Relations, which represents Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton, confirmed that Humphries has asked to be released from the organization....
20:32, 09/13/2019

Pence takes jab at Biden: ‘I am the vice president’ Mike Pence poked fun at predecessor Joe Biden Friday for calling himself the vice president of the United States. Speaking at the House Republican retreat in Baltimore, Pence said he heard Biden had referred to himself as the “vice president” during the Democratic debate in Houston Thursday night. B...
20:32, 09/13/2019

Authorities name all victims of fatal California diving boat fire All 34 people killed when a California diving boat went up in flames on Labor Day have been identified and their loved ones notified, authorities announced. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office released each of the names during a Thursday press conference. The youngest victim aboard the doomed ...
20:32, 09/13/2019

WeWork may seek IPO valuation as low as $10 billion WeWork’s parent company may seek a valuation as low as $10 billion in its looming public debut, a dramatic discount to the $47 billion valuation it achieved in January, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. The deliberations indicate that WeWork does not feel confident that the corpo...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Analysts: John Bolton’s exit could bring fresh start for North Korea talks Experts are wondering what John Bolton's exit could mean for nuclear talks, but agree that Kim Jong Un's top officials are likely relieved to be working with someone else....
21:00, 09/13/2019

New Zealand announces registry to track firearms Government officials on Friday announced a new gun registry that's designed to track and monitor every legally owned firearm in New Zealand -- a direct result of a shooting attack killed 51 people....
21:00, 09/13/2019

Analysts: U.S. approach 'inadequate' to restore South Korea, Japan ties The United States may not be in a position to mediate tensions between allies South Korea and Japan because of the views and policies of President Donald Trump, analysts said Thursday....
21:00, 09/13/2019

As Bahamians search for missing and try to rebuild, a potential tropical storm approaches The Bahamas, still digging out from the ravages of Hurricane Dorian, could be hit by a tropical storm that could bring damaging winds and heavy rain.        ...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Mladenovic beats Garcia at Zhengzhou Open Kristina Mladenovic beat eighth-seeded Carolina Garcia 7-5, 6-2 in an all-French matchup to reach the quarterfinals of the Zhengzhou Open        ...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Report: Las Vegas also inquired about Arizona Diamondbacks LAS VEGAS (AP) — A report says Las Vegas followed neighboring Henderson in talks with the Arizona Diamondbacks last year, possibly about moving the Major League Baseball team from Phoenix to southern Nevada. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports it obtained documents showing the team and Las Vegas si...
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

Police identify east side McDonald’s robbery suspect TUCSON –Tucson Police Department Robbery Unit identified the man in connection to the robbery of an east side McDonald’s on Sept. 6. Police say Juan Mercado robbed a McDonald’s and a Circle K on Tucson’s east side. Mercado reportedly then he ran away to Sycamore Creek Apartments, where he barricaded...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Friday Football Fever has big matchups & regional rivalries TUCSON – Get ready for some big matchups in high school football tonight.  The 4th Edition of the 2019 Friday Football Fever kicks off around 10:18 p.m. tonight on News 4 Tucson. The Marana Pumpkin Patch and Farm Festival Game of the Week is a battle for Oro Valley bragging rights: Canyon Del ...
21:32, 09/13/2019

N4T Investigators: 911, Please Hold – Update TUCSON – People who call 911 frequently wait several minutes for police to answer the phone, but hold times have drastically fallen since the creation of the Public Safety Communications Department. The city merged police and fire 911 employees into one department at the end of 2017. In April of 201...
21:32, 09/13/2019

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

How much you can expect to receive from Social Security if you make $50,000 a year Your Social Security benefits are based on income, the year you were born and the age you decide to start taking money out. So what if you earn a $50,000 salary? Here's how your monthly benefit amount is calculated....
21:32, 09/13/2019

U.S. appeals court says Trump cannot dodge foreign corruption lawsuit A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by profiting from foreign and domestic officials who patronized his hotels and restaurants, moving a watchdog group closer to obtaining financial records from his real estate compa...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Why playtime for adults won’t bring your childhood back | Oliver Burkeman What you enjoyed about being nine wasn’t playing, it was about not having a mortgage or mouths to feedIf you live in Seattle, you may now participate in something called Adult Recess, which aims to recreate the joys of an American school break time, with kickball, hopscotch, and peanut butter and je...
21:32, 09/13/2019

I’ve spent 15 years in a job that breaks my heart My workmates don’t want to know me; my boss doesn’t value me. Should I just shut up and take what I’m given?I spend every working day in a cubicle in a bland office. My job is fairly solitary. I have tried to organise events to make work more fun, to develop camaraderie with colleagues. They don’t a...
21:32, 09/13/2019

How to wear coords | Jess Cartner-Morley Essentially a suit for softies – it looks smart and makes you smileMeet the coord. Matching separates, but in knit or jersey or silk, with no tailoring. It is essentially a suit for softies, and I am quite into this as an emotional tone. In a coord you are wearing two matching pieces, so you get tha...
21:32, 09/13/2019

10 great takes on avocado toast These 10 restaurants add grown-up flavor to the millennial favorite thanks to ingredients ranging from Maine lobster to herb chevre.       ...
21:32, 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

McCabe lawyer presses Justice Department to drop criminal case A lawyer for former FBI official Andrew McCabe pressed U.S. prosecutors on Friday to drop their politically sensitive case against him, citing reports that suggest they may be having trouble securing criminal charges....
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

Joe Biden Appears to Be The Last Person to Realize That Joe Biden Will Never Be President Between two and four times a week, I come home from whatever it is I was doing before, I change into gym-appropriate clothes, I stuff a four-year-old Gap Kids baby bag repurposed as a gym bag with a pair of Kyrie 5s, a knee brace, extra socks, and a T-shirt, and I make the drive to one of the places...
22:00, 09/13/2019

SB Nation Deletes Racist Article Full Of Jokes About Domestic Violence One unfortunate side effect of having thousands of lowly paid people running a network of hundreds of team sites that drive traffic for a billion-dollar company, is that there’s not a whole lot of time for proper editorial vetting. This problem has manifested itself at SB Nation on numerous occasion...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Let's Move The 49ers, Again I am not among those of my era who are amazed that the Rolling Stones are still touring energetically at carbon-dateable age, but I know I am in the minority here, and I recognize power when I see it. So when the Stones condemned their recent experience playing the 49ers’ stadium, the implication wa...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Gregg Williams Gradually Turns Into Giant Pile Of Salt When Asked About Odell Beckham Jr. Former bounty program architect and general sourpuss Gregg Williams was asked Friday about recent comments from Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr., accusing Williams of instructing his players to hurt Beckham during a game in 2017, when Beckham was with the Giants and Williams was with the Browns. Wi...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Newly Canned Valencia Manager Thinks He Was Fired For Winning A Trophy The Owner Wanted To Blow Off Even for an infamously drama-filled club like Valencia, the decision to sack Marcelino this week, coming off back-to-back Champions League qualifications and a triumphant run to the Copa del Rey title last season, felt notably crazy from the outside. So imagine how absolutely insane Marcelino himsel...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Seattle-area council member proposes $1M busing program for homeless A Seattle-area council member is pushing a $1 million proposal that would bus homeless people out of the state as part of a "family reunification" plan. ...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Hungarian writer, dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86 Gyorgy Konrad, a writer and sociologist who was an iconic figure of Hungary’s dissident movement while the country was under communist rule, has died at 86...
22:00, 09/13/2019

This Year, Mathura's Famous 'Chappan Bhog' Dedicated To ISRO Mathura's famous ''Chhappan Bhog'' this year was dedicated to the ISRO and its future endeavours to explore the moon, an officer-bearer of the organising committee said on Friday....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Transgender Choir Sings For Acceptance In China The members of the Trans Chorus aren't professional singers and come from across China -- but they share similar stories of their struggle with identities in a country where being transgender is still......
22:00, 09/13/2019

Boko Haram Is Back. And They Now Have Better Drones. After a decade of devastating war with Boko Haram extremists, they are now better armed than ever and have more sophisticated drones than the demoralized Nigerian military....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Europe take one-point Solheim Cup lead into day two Team Europe took a one-point advantage over the U.S. into the second day of the Solheim Cup with a 4-1/2 to 3-1/2 lead after Friday's foursomes and fourballs at Gleneagles....
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

I Have Several Issues With This Year's Halloween Pokémon Toys Pikachu as Mimikyu. Charmander as Cubone. Lucario and Celebi as live-action role-players. This year’s batch of special Halloween-themed “Pumpkin Parade” plushies from The Pokémon Company are adorable at first glance. But if you look closely, the cute facade begins to crumble. Let’s start with Charma...
22:00, 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

Police resume search for missing mom Jennifer Dulos Connecticut police resumed their search for missing mom Jennifer Dulos, scouring a reservoir hours after her estranged husband pleaded not guilty to new charges in the case. On Thursday, cops used cadaver dogs to search the area around the reservoirs in West Hartford, near the Farmington mansion whe...
22:32, 09/13/2019

Pak Minister Admits Funding Hafiz Saeed, Says "World Trusts India" On J&K In a major embarrassment for the Imran Khan government, his Interior Minister Brigadier (Retd) Ijaz Ahmed Shah has admitted that Pakistan has failed to garner support from the international community......
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

Thailand agrees to buy amphibious landing ship from China Thailand agreed to purchase an amphibious transport dock ship from a Chinese shipbuilder for $200 million, with construction expected to take about three years....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Thermoelectric device harnesses cold of space to power LED light at night Engineers have developed a thermoelectric device that works in the dark of night, harnessing the cold of space and turning it into electricity to power an LED light....
23:00, 09/13/2019

For Children With Peanut Allergies, F.D.A. Experts Recommend a New Treatment About 1.2 million American children have peanut allergies. An new drug, Palforzia, does not cure the condition, but it can blunt life-threatening reactions....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Tom Petty’s ex-wife outbid a ‘superfan’ for his childhood home Just a few months after Tom Petty’s childhood home in Gainesville, Fla., hit the market, the buyer has been revealed: the rock star’s ex-wife, Jane Benyo Petty. The 1,300-square-foot house at 1715 NE 6th Terrace sold for $175,000 on July 31 to Benyo Petty, according to property records r...
23:00, 09/13/2019

UK popstar Sam Smith changes pronouns to They/Them pronouns Oscar winning pop star Sam Smith has announced a pronoun change to they/them. They made the announcement on Twitter, thanking the transgender and non-binary community for support....
23:00, 09/13/2019

France, Germany reject Facebook's libra cryptocurrency Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk to monetary stability....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Sieren's China: Fake smile The face-editing app Zao has gone viral in China and triggered concern across cyberspace. Proof that, despite their tech enthusiasm, the Chinese want data protection too, says DW’s Frank Sieren....
23:00, 09/13/2019

International Motor Show 2019: It's all so green here! The International Motor Show in Frankfurt is taking place amid tough economic conditions and a sharpened social debate around the combustion engine. Henrik Böhme reports....
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

Eugene Rotberg and the World Bank: Worth spending one’s life on The World Bank’s influence on the growth of global capital markets is unquestionable, and no individual has played a more important role than its former treasurer, Eugene Rotberg....
23:32, 09/13/2019

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral company.Gucci outlined its strategy on Thursday, whic...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Apologetic actress Felicity Huffman gets 14-day sentence in U.S. college scandal Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term on Friday and made a somber apology in federal court for paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam....
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

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

Jamieson makes 7 birdies to open 2-stroke lead at KLM Open Scott Jamieson of Scotland shot a 7-under 65 in the second round, including seven birdies, to lead the KLM Open by two strokes at the halfway stage        ...
00:01, 09/14/2019

American Beauty at 20: is the Oscar-winning hit worth a closer look? In the years since its release, critics have turned against 1999’s Oscar-winning suburban satire but it remains a telling snapshot of the timeI was 16 when I first saw American Beauty; it was the ideal age for it, though I didn’t know it then. In my last year of high school, with the adult world bec...
00:32, 09/14/2019

Ordinary Love review – Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville in potent weepie There are strong, sensitive performances in a melancholic film about a couple dealing with the fallout from a cancer diagnosisLisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn are the two film-makers who in 2013 directed Good Vibrations, a tremendous film about the 70s Belfast punk scene. Now they have changed the...
00:32, 09/14/2019

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."...
01:00, 09/14/2019

White House to roll out tax cut plan mid-2020: Kudlow The Trump administration plans to unveil a tax cut plan in mid-2020, a top White House adviser said on Friday, saying it would be targeted to giving significant relief to the middle class....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Alexander Skarsgard to play Randall Flagg in 'The Stand' CBS All Access has shed some light on the role of The Dark Man, confirming to CNN on Friday that "Big Little Lies" alum Alexander Skarsgard will play the villainous Randall Flagg in its limited series adaptation of Stephen King's "The Stand."...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Apple disputes negative Goldman call hitting the stock, says TV+ will not have 'material impact' Apple told CNBC in a statement that it does not expect the launch of Apple TV+ "to have a material impact on our financial results," as Goldman estimated....
01:00, 09/14/2019

This Close Guest Star Lisa Rinna Offers Advice for a Life of Martinis and Golf in Sneak Peek Lisa Rinna's got some advice for any future housewives or househusbands: learn to play golf. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star and former star of Days of Our Lives is guest......
01:00, 09/14/2019

Slay Like Ciara in the Nine West x Kohl's Collection We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!.......
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

CNN, NY Times to host 4th presidential debate in October Democrats announced Friday that CNN and the New York Times will co-host the fourth Democratic presidential debate next month at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. The debate will be Oct. 15, and possibly Oct. 16, if needed, the Democratic National Committee said in a statement. While 10 cand...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Boris Johnson touts ‘good deal of progress’ in Brexit talks with EU Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday he’d made “a good deal of progress” in his negotiations with the European Union, and was “cautiously optimistic” of cutting a Brexit deal. “We are working incredibly hard to get a deal. There is the rough shape of the deal to be done,” he said after a speech ...
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

Monsoon destroys Rohingya shelters, sparking record UN emergency food agency response in Bangladesh Unusually heavy monsoon rains have inundated shelters in refugee camps in southern Bangladesh creating “havoc”, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, as it launched its biggest emergency response of the year for displaced Rohingya families....
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

| Algerians take to the streets to oppose presidential poll Algerians returned to the streets Friday, protesting proposed presidential elections after parliament passed bills that could pave the way for the announcement of a vote to take place in December....
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

Returning Quique Sánchez Flores must plug Watford’s defensive leaks | Simon Burnton Manager built a side that was renowned for its solidity at the back during his previous stint in charge at Vicarage RoadThe second coming of Quique Sánchez Flores was completed on Friday when the Spaniard was introduced to the media following his return to Watford, a little over four years after his...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette ruled out until October with ankle injury • Arsenal depleted in attack for busy spell of matches• Gabriel Martinelli and Tyreece John-Jules could get chancesAlexandre Lacazette will be out until October as he recovers from an injury to his left ankle, leaving Arsenal short of attacking options during a spell that brings seven matches in thr...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Jofra Archer says flu-ridden Steve Smith ‘didn’t look as nailed on as usual’ • Smith scored 80 despite being dosed up on cold remedies• Archer hopeful England can force victory in final Ashes TestJofra Archer had a feeling something was not right with Steve Smith on day two at the Oval. And at the close of play, after the lowest score of what has been astonishing Ashes serie...
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

Zomato Suspends 'Infinity Dining' Programme Amid #LogOut Protest Infinity Dining was launched about two months ago across three cities and was the major cause of contention between the restaurant owners and the food delivery platform....
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

Singer Sam Smith embraces gender neutral pronouns they/them British singer Sam Smith on Friday asked to be referred to by the gender neutral pronouns they/them, citing "a lifetime of being at war with my gender."...
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

Kobe Bryant not surprised by Team USA's FIBA World Cup losses Kobe Bryant said Team USA's two unexpected losses at this year's FIBA World Cup were no surprise given how the rest of the world has caught up.       ...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Would NASCAR's Clint Bowyer wreck another driver to win a playoff race? 'Hell yes!' Clint Bowyer, seeded 15th entering Sunday's Cup Series playoff opener at Las Vegas, said no risk is too big in NASCAR's playoffs.       ...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Penguins excited for fresh start after disappointing finish Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are eager to move forward after an ugly first-round sweep at the hands of the New York Islanders       ...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Lamborghin could revolutionize electric supercars Lamborghini's newest supercar, the $2 million Sián hybrid, will be the fastest and most powerful Lamborghini ever made. But it also represents a small step toward what Lamborghini hopes will be the future of electric cars....
02:16, 09/14/2019

Leading figures join Alexander Lebedev to celebrate the launch of his book Hunt The Banker: The Confessions Of A Russian Ex-Oligarch Leading journalists and society figures gathered in Northcliffe House last night for the book launch of Hunt The Banker: The Confessions Of A Russian Ex-Oligarch, by Alexander Lebedev....
02:16, 09/14/2019

|Ministercallsforboardnominationsatonce-capturedstateITagency Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams called for nominations for the appointments to the boards of SITA and Nemisa, saying candidates should be individuals with integrity, honesty, accountability and transparency, and capable of ethical leadership....
02:16, 09/14/2019

|Mineralresourcesdepartmentfacingasmanyas70legalbattles 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....
02:16, 09/14/2019

Celebrating a Shrine to Kitsch Where Andy Warhol Drank Iced Hot Chocolate Beloved by artists and tourists alike, the restaurant Serendipity 3 in New York has proved for 65 years that the joy of a frozen dessert can be transcendent....
02:16, 09/14/2019

The Creators of Bojack Horseman on Pushing the Limits of Adult Animation Even Further With Undone Over its five seasons, Netflix’s Bojack Horseman has become one of the darkest and saddest shows on television. There are divorces, betrayals, heavy bouts of depression, drug overdoses and dementia; one Emmy-nominated episode features the main character eulogizing his mother for 25 straight ex...
02:17, 09/14/2019

Olympic gold medalist bobsledder looking to leave Team Canada for Team USA after filing harassment claim Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kaillie Humphries asked to be released from Team Canada in order to compete for Team USA after accusing Bobsleigh Canada of harassment....
02:48, 09/14/2019

Odell Beckham Jr alleges 'Bountygate' coach told players to take him out of 2017 preseason game Odell Beckham Jr. accused New York Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams of trying to get players to injure him during a preseason game two years ago....
02:48, 09/14/2019

Scientists Debut Powerful Magnet for Future Particle Collider Physicists at Fermilab have produced and tested a powerful magnet of the sort that could appear in the next generation of particle colliders.Read more......
03:16, 09/14/2019

Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook Execs Asked to Hand Over Private Emails in House Antitrust Probe House lawmakers probing Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon for potential antitrust violations have requested the companies turn over internal records, including executives’ own communications.Read more......
03:16, 09/14/2019

Famous 'Lovers of Modena' Skeletons Were Young Men, New Analysis Finds A new analysis of the Lovers of Modena—a pair of 1,600-year-old skeletons found buried with their hands clasped together—reveals the pair as being male, in a discovery unique to archaeology.Read more......
03:16, 09/14/2019

Watch: Free diver breaks underwater walking record at 267 feet, 8.6 inches A Turkish free diver broke a Guinness World Record for the longest underwater walk with one breath when she went underwater and strolled for 267 feet, 8.6 inches....
03:16, 09/14/2019

Revisit Happy Memories With the New Google Photos Feature Google added some new features to Photos today that make it even easier to revisit your past photos, regardless of which version of Android or iOS you’re on. And if you find nostalgia striking you especially hard, you can print pictures to local retailers directly from Photos....
03:48, 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

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

'American Ninja Warrior': A champion will be crowned for the first time in four years In a nail-biter of a finale, an "American Ninja Warrior" champion will win the $1M grand prize for the first time since 2015.        ...
03:48, 09/14/2019

You can stay at this North Pole Igloo hotel for $105K a night Ever dream of vacationing at the North Pole? Me neither. But this new luxury lodging at the top of Earth may change your mind — if you can afford the $105,000 (95,000 euros)-a-night price tag. In April, when temperatures at the North Pole may reach a balmy 45 degrees, North Pole Igloos hotel will po...
03:48, 09/14/2019

2,100-year-old ‘iPhone case’ found in depths of ocean Even ancient societies didn’t want to pay for Apple Care! Archaeologists have pulled what looks like a jewel-studded iPhone case from the depths of the ocean in southern Siberia – a site known by some as Russia’s “Atlantis.” It’s an early belt buckle made of prehistoric...
03:48, 09/14/2019

The big things Americans would give up for their small joys Is there anything better than taking in a small joy? Whether it’s coffee, a walk in the park or splurging on chips and guac, a recent survey shows that Americans would sacrifice quite a bit for them....
03:48, 09/14/2019

Edmonton social enterprise Earth Group unveils new aluminum bottled water product "It's 100 per cent aluminum, 100 per cent recyclable, it takes 95 per cent less energy to recycle than a plastic bottle," Earth Water co-founder Matt Moreau said....
03:48, 09/14/2019

Here are the systematic risks of WeWork's IPO Scott Crowe, CenterSquare Investment Management, and CNBC's Robert Frank, join 'The Exchange' to discuss the risks of WeWork's IPO....
03:48, 09/14/2019

Federal judge dismisses part of CDK lawsuit A federal judge has dismissed part of a lawsuit brought by dealership software provider CDK Global Inc. against a group of dealerships that alleges they improperly allowed third parties to access CDK's dealership management system. CDK has until Sept. 30 to revise and resubmit its claim that the 17 ...
03:48, 09/14/2019

Frank Warren taunts Eddie Hearn over Anthony Joshua as Tyson Fury eyes Wallin win FRANK WARREN COLUMN: Tyson Fury’s promoter tells Starsport Eddie Hearn should be in Las Vegas for the Otto Wallin fight to see exactly how popular the undefeated Brit really is...
04:16, 09/14/2019

Schiff subpoenas acting national intelligence director over 'urgent' whistleblower complaint Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, subpoenaed acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire on Friday, claiming Maguire is unlawfully withholding a whistleblower complaint from Congress....
04:48, 09/14/2019

US sanctions North Korean hacking groups it says stole millions around the world The U.S. Treasury on Friday sanctioned three hacking groups it says have links to North Korea's intelligence bureau and have stolen millions from banks and other entities around the world....
04:48, 09/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook fact-checker finds UK Conservatives ran ads with altered BBC headline One of Facebook's third-party fact-checkers accused Britain's governing Conservative Party on Friday of misrepresenting a BBC News article in its ads on the social media platform....
04:48, 09/14/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name Zantac, after they found traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity in some versions of the medicine....
04:48, 09/14/2019

FOCUS-Citigroup stands by card strategy despite economic clouds Some Wall Street analysts have begun to question whether Citigroup Inc's big bet on credit cards will backfire if the U.S. economy enters a recession, despite the bank saying it is underwriting responsibly....
04:48, 09/14/2019

World’s darkest material is ‘blackest black’ ever created A high-tech material has been dubbed the “blackest black” ever created. The unnamed substance traps over 99.9% of light, making it 10 times blacker than anything that’s come before it. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology made it from nanotubes – tiny bits of car...
04:48, 09/14/2019

Black-market THC-vape operation busted in Wisconsin, police say (credit: Ecig Click) Authorities in Wisconsin say they’ve busted an alleged large-scale operation making tens of thousands of bootleg THC-containing vape products. Authorities seized over $1.5 million worth of THC product from a single residence late last week. In a press conference Wednesday, the...
04:48, 09/14/2019

Senior Canadian police intelligence officer arrested on suspicion of espionage A senior official of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police intelligence unit has been arrested and charged with multiple charges, including espionage with foreign powers....
05:16, 09/14/2019

Dominican Republic minister promotes safety measures after tourist deaths, insists island is safe The Dominican minister of tourism touted new safety measures that been put in place after the public relations nightmare that erupted over the summer following the deaths of at least 9 American tourists at hotels in the Caribbean destination....
05:16, 09/14/2019

Dorian-devastated Bahamas gears up for potential tropical cyclone Nearly two weeks after a Category 5 hurricane battered it’s shores, the Bahamas is expected to experience strong winds and rains as the National Hurricane Center issued a warning Friday for a potential tropical cyclone. ...
05:16, 09/14/2019

New Zealand man admits he smashed cars with ax after drinking 48 beers A New Zealand man who says he downed 48 beers before smashing up two cars with an ax and chasing a group of friends during a drunken-rampage has pleaded guilty....
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

Zion Williamson’s power too much for golf: ‘He literally broke the club!’ Zion Williamson’s power has always been evident on the basketball court. But on the golf course the 6-foot-7, 285-pounder was a lot more force than finesse, actually snapping his club in a team outing on Friday. New Orleans had an outing for sponsors and season ticket holders, and some players predi...
05:16, 09/14/2019

North Carolina vs. Wake Forest prediction: Tough spot for Tar Heels There’s no need to wait for college football to kick off Saturday afternoon. Plenty of intrigue exists Friday night, including Mack Brown looking to remain undefeated in his unlikely second stint at North Carolina, and Mike Leach facing former protege Dana Holgorsen in what could be one of the...
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

The Secret To The Success Of Bastion, Pyre, And Hades: No Forced Crunch, Yes Forced Vacations It’s been ten years since Supergiant Games opened its doors. The team put all of their hopes into the studio’s debut game, Bastion, an action-RPG with a narrator. It succeeded with flying colors. Since then, the studio has released Transistor, Pyre, and Hades, every single one receiving critical acc...
05:16, 09/14/2019

Bahamas: new cyclone threatens Hurricane Dorian relief efforts Tropical Cyclone Nine expected to drop up to 15cm of rain as operation to provide food and shelter continuesA tropical cyclone carrying heavy rain and strong winds has neared the already devastated Bahamas, threatening to complicate Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts as the UN secretary general arriv...
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

'I don't know how we come back from this': Australia's big dry sucks life from once-proud towns Guardian Australia reports from three communities hard hit by one of the worst droughts in living memoryAustralia is experiencing one of its most severe droughts on record, resulting in desperate water shortages across large parts of New South Wales and southern Queensland. Dams in some parts of wes...
05:16, 09/14/2019

The $400 billion outdoor industry sounds alarm on Trump's trade war tariffs From September 2018 to July 2019, outdoor recreation businesses have paid $1.8 billion more in tariffs compared to the year ago period, according to new data from the Outdoor Industry Association....
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

3-time NBA champion Livingston retires at 34 Veteran NBA guard Shaun Livingston, who came back from a devastating knee injury early in his career to become one of the league's savviest players, has retired at the age of 34....
05:48, 09/14/2019

How many bad teams would it take to beat the Astros, Dodgers or Yankees? We picked the best players from the worst rosters in baseball and pitted them against the game's big three. The results reflect the absurdity of our era....
05:48, 09/14/2019

Free Solo climber Alex Honnold's next summit? The rest of his life The death-defying climber is used to putting his body on the line -- his exploits are up for an Emmy on Saturday. Now he ascends into his toughest challenge: domestic life....
05:48, 09/14/2019

Will Kovalev be able to solve a smaller Canelo? Canelo Alvarez goes up in weight two divisions to challenge light heavyweight world titlist Sergey Kovalev. Dan Rafael and Steve Kim share their thoughts on the matchup, who has the advantage and what's next....
05:48, 09/14/2019

MoviePass is shutting down for good It’s curtains for movie subscription trailblazer MoviePass. The cash-strapped service, known for a failed experiment to sell unlimited movie tickets for $10 a month, is shuttering for good on September 14, parent company Helios and Matheson Analytics announced Friday. MoviePass subscribers were noti...
06:16, 09/14/2019

Juul stock values plummet amid federal crackdown Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their stock valuations go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling product — mint flavored pods. Investors in the privately held San Francisco company have reduced their price tag for the stock by more than 25 percent...
06:16, 09/14/2019

Smartwool’s Innovative New Intraknit Base Layers Will Knock Your Socks Off What if Smartwool...for your entire body? The legendary merino wool sock experts want to keep you cozy this winter with the new Intraknit base layer collection for men and women....
06:16, 09/14/2019

Everyone Is Freaking Out About Julián Castro Julián Castro struck a nerve with his direct and repeated questioning of Joe Biden during the Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, and now lots of people are all freaked out about it....
06:16, 09/14/2019

Indian Peacekeeper Died Trying To Save Colleague In Congo: UN Indian peacekeeper, Lt Col Gaurav Solanki, died in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) while trying to rescue a colleague in Lake Kivu, according to the UN mission there....
06:16, 09/14/2019

Switzerland Extends Support To Strengthen India's Fight Against Terrorism Switzerland on Friday extended its support to India to strengthen its fight against terrorism in all its manifestations as President Ram Nath Kovind held talks with his Swiss counterpart Ueli Maurer......
06:16, 09/14/2019

Retired IAS Officer And Microsoft CEO's Father BN Yugandhar Dies At 80 Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella's father and former IAS officer BN Yugandhar died on Friday after a brief illness. He was 80 years old....
06:16, 09/14/2019

Kim Kardashian's Letter Of Support Gives Second Chance To Murder Convict Kim Kardashian-West, the reality TV and social media star turned criminal justice reform advocate, was touring the District of Columbia jail in July when she met a murderer....
06:16, 09/14/2019

Microsoft improves conference room audio with AI that taps multiple mics In a newly published paper and blog post, Microsoft researchers describe an AI system that taps multiple microphones to improve meeting audio quality.Read More...
06:48, 09/14/2019

Minion Masters developer BetaDwarf raises $6.6 million for ‘friendshipping’ games BetaDwarf has raised $6.6 million in funding to make more "friendshipping games," which go beyond the co-op Forced and Minion Masters titles.Read More...
06:48, 09/14/2019

Florida man missing since 1997 found at the bottom of a pond thanks to Google Maps Google Maps is a powerful tool if you need to know exactly how to get somewhere, but when a car was spotted in a residential pond using Google’s high-flying satellites in late August, it shed light on a mystery far more intense than finding the quickest route across town. As the Sun Sentinel r...
07:48, 09/14/2019

The best tool boxes you can buy A good tool box is the foundation of any home maintenance, ensuring that your tools and equipment are protected, organized, and accessible. A great tool box does all the above, as well as striking the ideal balance between size and functionality, which is why we chose the versatile Ridgid 22 in. Pr...
07:48, 09/14/2019

Steve Smith Unfazed By Burden Of Australia Run-Scoring Steve Smith again shouldered the run-scoring burden for Australia on Friday, scoring 80 at the Oval -- his lowest total of a sensational Ashes series....
08:16, 09/14/2019

Stocks rise for week on easing of U.S.-China trade tensions, erasing August losses It’s a stock market that won’t stop. The last few months have been packed with bad news: trade war salvos, U.S. threats against Mexico, a currency scare, a looming warning called “yield curve inversio......
08:48, 09/14/2019

Google and Facebook’s latest efforts to ‘save’ journalism are already getting eye rolls Google and Facebook are racing to elevate quality journalism in the lead-up to the 2020 elections, but some fear the changes could have unintended consequences for news media....
08:48, 09/14/2019

How to eat 1,200 calories a day People can eat 1,200 calories a day to lose weight safely by adding more filling foods, such as protein rich foods, to their diet. Learn more about how to eat 1,200 calories a day and stay healthy here....
08:48, 09/14/2019

What ways are there to measure body fat? There are various ways to measure the percentage of body fat, and some are more high tech than others. In this article, we describe the range of methods, include those that a person can try at home....
08:48, 09/14/2019

Trump blames 'orange' appearance on energy-efficient lightbulbs President Donald Trump blamed his occasional "orange" complexion on energy-efficient light bulbs during his Thursday night speech to congressional Republicans at a Baltimore retreat....
08:48, 09/14/2019

ALEC members halt green energy proposal Take a good look at the language included in a “clean energy” resolution that came up for consideration during a recent gathering of free-market activists and compare it to a proposal known as the “Green Real Deal.”...
08:48, 09/14/2019

FDA Finds ‘Potentially Dangerous’ Cancer-Causing Contaminant in Zantac, Related Drugs (WASHINGTON) — U.S. health officials said Friday they are investigating low levels of a potentially dangerous contaminant in the popular heartburn medication Zantac and related generic drugs. For now, though, the Food and Drug Administration said patients can continue taking their medications....
08:48, 09/14/2019

Hurricane-Hit Bahamas Now Faces Tropical Storm Humberto The devastated northern Bahama islands were facing a fresh tropical storm on Saturday, potentially complicating desperately needed relief efforts to the shattered archipelago in the wake of Hurricane......
09:16, 09/14/2019

Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia's Aramco Oil Plants Trigger Fires Saudi Aramco: Fires broke out at two facilities of Saudi Arabia's state-run oil producer Saudi Aramco after they were struck by drones early Saturday, the kingdom's interior ministry said. An......
09:16, 09/14/2019

O'Rourke's 'hell yes' vow to take away rifles worries U.S. lawmakers pushing for gun limits Former U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke did not hesitate during Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate when asked whether he would confiscate assault-style weapons from Americans....
09:16, 09/14/2019

California lawmakers splashed with 'what appeared to be blood' during anti-vaxxing protest at Statehouse A protester was taken into custody at the California Statehouse in Sacramento on Friday evening after she allegedly threw a feminine hygiene device containing "what appeared to be blood" onto the floor of the state Senate from a public viewing area, splashing the liquid onto lawmakers working below....
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

Fires from drone attacks on two Aramco sites under control -Saudi govt spokesman Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais on Saturday caused fires that the company's security forces brought under control, a spokesman for Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said in a statement....
09:48, 09/14/2019

Mets were wrong to force Noah Syndergaard-Wilson Ramos combo The Mets sandwiched four terrific starts (in wins) between two sub-par efforts (in losses). We can call coincidence that those sub-par efforts came with Noah Syndergaard pitching to Wilson Ramos. But that would necessitate us taking up residence in the land of unreality with Mickey Callaway. Before ...
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

Cameron lambasts Johnson for 'appalling' Brexit behaviour Britain's former Prime Minister David Cameron said those campaigning for Brexit in 2016 "left the truth at home," especially over immigration. He refused to rule out a second referendum on EU membership....
10:48, 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

Bundesliga: Wolfsburg are nowt without Wout Weghorst After a standout debut season, Wolfsburg striker Wout Weghorst has not lost his prolific touch in 2019-20. In Düsseldorf, the Dutchman again underlined his importance to the Wolves' realizing their ambitions....
10:48, 09/14/2019

Bahamas brace for Tropical Storm Humberto amid hurricane cleanup More bad weather is bearing down on the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas. Tropical depression Humberto strengthened Friday night into a tropical storm and was threatening some of the same islands devastated by Hurricane Dorian earlier this month. The storm was about 130 miles off the coast of Great Abaco I...
10:48, 09/14/2019

Shocking video shows mob pummel man outside Minnesota’s Target Field Shocking surveillance footage shows a senseless beatdown outside the Minnesota Twins stadium, where a group of thugs throw a man to the ground, pummel him, take off his pants and, at one point, run over him with a bicycle. The nearly two-minute clip, posted to social media Friday, starts with a man ...
10:48, 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

Is this a nude photo of Gwyneth Paltrow? Whoever she is, she has followers talking. Goop, the much-maligned wellness company founded by actress-entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow, confused fans when it shared a photo of a naked blonde Wednesday with its 1.1 million Instagram followers. Many questioned if the image was of Gwyneth — stretching in ...
11:17, 09/14/2019

'The Sky is Pink' stars honor real-life family's loss at Toronto red carpet Walking the red carpet ahead of the world premiere of "The Sky is Pink" at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas contrasted her life while filming with the experiences of the characters in the movie....
11:48, 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

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

Arenado, Story power Rockies past Padres, 10-8 Nolan Arenado hit his 40th home run and Trevor Story connected twice to lead the Colorado Rockies past the San Diego Padres 10-8       ...
11:48, 09/14/2019

Cole wins 17th, Springer's HR lifts Astros over Royals 4-1 George Springer hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the ninth inning, Gerrit Cole win his 13th straight decision and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 4-1 to stop a three-game losing streak       ...
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

Woman says two men threw her off CitiBike, brutally beat her in Midtown attack A young Manhattan woman was thrown from her CitiBike and punched until she was black-and-blue by a pair of thugs in Midtown on Tuesday night — and she described the terrifying, random attack to The Post. The two men, who were still at large Friday night, stood side by side, blocking the bike l...
11:48, 09/14/2019

City Council’s effort to ban menthol cigarette sales in NYC 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. Fernando Cabrera told ...
11:48, 09/14/2019

ATP says top players set for ATP Cup in Australia in January The ATP says all top 10-ranked players , including Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, have committed to play in the inaugural ATP Cup in January in Australia.        ...
12:32, 09/14/2019

Illinois teen sues top e-cigarette maker An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the lawsuit Friday in Lake County Circuit Court on behalf of 18-year-old Adam Hergenreder. (September 13)        ...
12:32, 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

MoviePass is shutting down. Discount service to bring the curtain down this week MoviePass, the service that allowed film buffs to catch flicks at a discount, will stop operating this week, and may not return       ...
13:16, 09/14/2019

$100,000 Per Person. That's The Price To Stay At Igloo-Themed Hotel A Finnish luxury travel company is set to open a movable hotel at the North Pole that offers a rare and eco-conscious experience for the adventurous traveler who can swing the roughly $100,000 price......
13:17, 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

|OPINION:Don'tbefooled-SAhasajobscrisis,andtheinformalsectorisn'tfixingit The publication of South Africa’s latest unemployment figures was this time accompanied by an argument that official statistics don’t count economic activities in the informal sector, says Mike Rogan....
13:48, 09/14/2019

The 'magic' buttons on this Mercedes-AMG CLS 53 might be the future of cockpit control The interface available in cars will dictate the future of driving. The more intuitive the controls, the easier we can navigate through menus, and the more fluidly we can find autonomous driving features, the more we can focus on other tasks – like drinking a cup of coffee or testing.In a rec...
14:48, 09/14/2019

Cyberpunk 2077 release date, trailers, gameplay, and that Keanu Reeves cameo Cyberpunk 2077 will be hacking into our digital lives in only a few months – but the more teasers, trailers, and gameplay we get to see, the less sure we can wait that long before CD Projekt Red's massive dystopian RPG actually comes to our screens.Landing on Xbox One, PC, and PS4, Cyber...
14:48, 09/14/2019

Realme XT 730G with 30W VOOC charging teased, launch set for December On the heels of the announcement of Realme XT in India on Friday, Realme Mobiles teased their next smartphone due out in December. Realme XT 730G was introduced as the company's gaming-centric offering and will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G. During the launch event, there wasn't a...
14:48, 09/14/2019

Bill Maher says Amy Klobuchar would be solid 'compromise' choice for Dems' 2020 nomination "Real Time" host Bill Maher said Friday that Democrats could be heading toward a contested 2020 convention and suggested that Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., could emerge as a strong "compromise candidate."...
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Paper Round - Solskjaer: 'I don't fear the sack... yet' "Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has Manchester United\u0027s backing as David de Gea closes in on a new deal, Mesut Ozil is asked to leave, and Pep Guardiola won\u0027t spend big in January."...
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The incredible story of how Buffalo wings were invented Nitr/Shutterstock Insider Food's video team set out to Buffalo, New York, in August to find the best wings in town. Herrine Ro and Alana Yzola visited Anchor Bar, the restaurant where Buffalo wings were first invented in 1964. They spoke with Anchor Bar's marketing director Michelle Buchholz, who e...
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