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17:50, 2019-09-19

Sam Bee tells journalists to stop euphemizing dick Brett Kavanaugh's dick Late in her Wednesday Full Frontal piece on the newest allegations that the GOP’s favorite Supreme Court justice was/is the slurring, lurching, lecherous embodiment of misogynist white privilege that’d be too on-the-nose for a direct-to-steaming Nati...
17:45, 2019-09-19

Scott Aukerman and Lauren Lapkus made up the Between Two Ferns movie as they went along Scott Aukerman could tell Between Two Ferns was catching on when Natalie Portman asked to spend some time with Zach Galifianakis and his houseplants. The talk-show parody, which began life as a segment in Aukerman and B.J. Porter’s Fox pilot The Righ...
17:45, 2019-09-19

Zendaya is not Meechee in Abominable, but this is still the better animated yeti movie DreamWorks Animation made its feature debut with a famous attempt at scooping its competition: The studio’s animated comedy about ants (Antz) beat Disney and Pixar’s animated comedy about ants (A Bug’s Life) to theaters by six weeks. This was followe...
17:45, 2019-09-19

WeWork umbrella locks office door in apparent protest move It’s been a hell of a week for workspace-sharing business WeWork. Yesterday, amidst ongoing financial worries, the Wall Street Journal ran a profile of CEO Adam Neumann that included unflattering highlights like a 2016 meeting in which a discussion o...
17:45, 2019-09-19

One in 16 US women were forced into having sex for the first time The experiences amount to rape, the authors say, although they relied on a national survey that didn’t use the word in asking women about forced sex....
17:45, 2019-09-19

10 notebooks and planners to help hack your productivity Productivity hacks are all over the place. Between apps and noise-canceling headphones to yoga sequences and vitamins that promise to make you a superhero, there are all kinds of solutions designed specifically to help you focus. But here’s the thing...
17:45, 2019-09-19

Baltimore restaurant under fire for ‘racist as hell’ dress code A Baltimore restaurant is under fire before it has even opened. When an image appeared on social media showing the establishment’s dress code — posted on the gate outside — some users complained that the rules seemed to be discriminating ...
17:45, 2019-09-19

Archaeologists find penis statue buried at ancient sacrifice site A large stone penis that may have been used for sacrificial fertility rituals has been uncovered in Sweden. The bizarre phallic statue has been linked to a Bronze Age fertility cult – and stands erect at nearly two-feet high. Archaeologists uncovered...
17:45, 2019-09-19

Your morning briefing: What you should know for Thursday, September 19 John Major is to tell the UK's highest court that Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was motivated by the Prime Minister's "political interest"....
17:45, 2019-09-19

John Major to tell Supreme Court Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown motivated by 'political interest' Sir John Major is today set to tell the UK's highest court that Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was motivated by the Prime Minister's "political interest"....
17:45, 2019-09-19

BBC defends Laura Kuenssberg over 'absurd' claims on social media she maliciously tweeted about father who confronted Boris Johnson The BBC has defended journalist Laura Kuenssberg calling suggestions she maliciously shared details of a father who confronted Boris Johnson at a hospital "absurd"....
17:45, 2019-09-19

'Death knows no privilege': David Cameron hits back at controversial Guardian editorial on death of son Ivan David Cameron has spoken out for the first time about a controversial editorial published by the Guardian which claimed he only felt privileged pain over the death of his son....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Sandy Hook parents release harrowing video showing children use back to school 'essentials' to escape gunman A harrowing video put together by family members of children killed in the Sandy Hook mass shooting shows pupils using back to school "essentials" to help them escape a gunman....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Justin Trudeau 'brownface' photo: Canadian PM faces fierce backlash after image emerges of him at gala event in 2001 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing an intense backlash after a photo emerged showing him wearing "brownface" at a private school gala in 2001....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Aspiring actress took own life an hour after release from hospital The family of an aspiring actress who took her own life an hour after psychiatrists released her from a mental health hospital have called for better assessments for vulnerable patients....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Blow to Old Oak Common plan as 6,000 homes have to be cut The ambitious blueprint for transforming sprawling railway and industrial lands at Old Oak Common into a gleaming "Canary Wharf of the West" has been dealt another setback....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Ex-bosses at Fukushima nuclear plant cleared over tsunami meltdown Three former executives of the company operating the Fukushima nuclear power plant today walked free from court after being found not guilty of professional negligence following the 2011 meltdown....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Row over 60 per cent spike in number of 'mental health' sick days taken by TfL workers An "eye-watering" 60 per cent rise in the number of sick days taken by Transport for London staff citing a mental health problem sparked a row today....
17:45, 2019-09-19

The Londoner: Adonis's fight to stand in Vauxhall In today's diary: Adonis's fight to stand in Vauxhall | Leave hero Jacob wins lying down | Baroness Hale's life has been imortalised in print | Neneh Cherry's hand-picked talents blossom in the woods...
17:45, 2019-09-19

Rail firms should not be paid when trains run late, says Grant Shapps Rail firms "should not be paid when they don't run trains on time", Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said today as new figures showed more than a third of services are late....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Tony Blair: Jeremy Corbyn mustn't risk mixing Brexit with general election EXCLUSIVE: Former PM warns of big 'gamble' on Brexit election Says Boris Johnson advised 'by gang of adventurers Follow our live politics updates HERE...
17:45, 2019-09-19

John Humphrys pays touching tribute to listeners as he bows out of Today programme after three decades John Humphrys today bowed out of presenting the Today programme after 32 years, thanking his listeners who "gave him a pat on the back and often a kick up the backside"....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Dramatic moment hero police officers spring into action to save man as he jumps off bridge While another said: "My heart almost stopped. Such quick action by this Officer saved this young man's life. The Officer very well could have been pulled over himself. You are a hero."...
17:45, 2019-09-19

UK will not be bound by 'artificial' Brexit deadline proposed by Finnish PM, government warns Boris Johnson will not be bound by the "artificial deadline" proposed by the Finnish prime minister to produce formal written proposals to resolve the Brexit deadlock, the Government has said....
17:45, 2019-09-19

David Cameron: former PM accidentally says he 's*** at the TV' when Boris Johnson's £350m red Brexit bus was unveiled In a wide-ranging interview on the day his memoir For The Record hits the shelves, Mr Cameron apologised for Brexit and accepted a portion of the blame "for holding the referendum and losing the referendum"....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Buckingham Palace 'displeased' at David Cameron saying he sought Queen's help during Scottish referendum David Cameron has caused "an amount of displeasure" in Buckingham Palace after admitting to seeking the Queen's support during the Scottish independence referendum....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Michelin-starred chef Peter Fiori launches Coutts bank's first ever cookbook A Michelin-starred chef last night launched Coutts bank's first ever cookbook, with recipes including ingredients grown from its very own rooftop garden....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Record number of people taking Class A drugs in the UK, figures show A record number of people took Class A drugs in the last year, with a rise in the use of cocaine and ecstasy to blame, according to official figures....
17:45, 2019-09-19

UK Supreme Court LIVE news: Sir John Major claims Boris Johnson's Parliament suspension was motivated by 'political interest' Former prime minister Sir John Major has slammed Boris Johnson's Parliament suspension, saying he believed the move was motivated by his "political interest"....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Grim 'Back to School' ad showing kids in a mass shooting is biggest PSA yet from Sandy Hook Promise The PSA features kids in what initially appears to be a cheerful spot. But it becomes darker as children show how their "back to school" products help in the context of a shooting....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Home flippers see lowest returns in 8 years as costs rise It's getting harder to be a home flipper. As easy as it might seem on reality television shows, the math is now trickier, thanks to a housing market loaded with roadblocks....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Elizabeth Warren has a plan that could crash the market Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren likes to tell everyone that she "has a plan" for virtually every issue facing the country. Most of her plans (tax the rich schemes to pay for massive new government spending) are untested campaign proposal...
17:45, 2019-09-19

This is almost certainly not what Denisovans looked like A team has used DNA from an ancient fingerbone to predict what our extinct cousins the Denisovans looked like but the method is unlikely to be accurate...
17:45, 2019-09-19

Singapore GP diary: 'Unhealthy' haze hangs over Singapore, then disappears The Formula One paddock is a busy place that hosts a lot of serious business over a race weekend, but here we try to bring you some of the news stories you might otherwise miss ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix....
17:45, 2019-09-19

'I love it here, but it's still a business': Mookie Betts' future looms large in Boston Boston's title defense is over and its front office is in flux. And with their biggest star approaching his walk year, the Red Sox have a ton of work to do this winter and beyond....
17:45, 2019-09-19

U.S. keeps No. 1 spot in FIBA rankings after loss USA Basketball, which has held the top spot in the FIBA world rankings since winning the 2010 world championship, is still No. 1, followed by Spain, Australia, Argentina and France....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Elway calls out Broncos' Bolles for holding flags His teammates and even his boss have had it with Broncos grabby left tackle Garett Bolles, who suggested officials are unfairly targeting him for holding infractions....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Fukushima trial ends in not guilty verdict, but nuclear disaster will haunt Japan for decades to come The only criminal prosecution stemming from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster has ended in not guilty verdicts, in a blow to families displaced by the meltdown, as the fallout promises to haunt northern Japan for decades to come....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Jacinda Ardern confuses Japan for China during Tokyo trip New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has just kicked off her first official trip to Japan as leader. Unfortunately for her, she appeared to confuse it for China on arrival....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Top Chinese state media editor calls out major internet crackdown One of Beijing's best known propagandists has pushed back against the government's internet crackdown ahead of the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Indonesia is about to pass a law that would criminalize sex outside of marriage Indonesia is set to pass a highly controversial new penal code that would criminalize consensual sex outside of marriage and effectively outlaw same-sex relations, in a move human rights groups have criticized as a violation of basic freedoms....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Malaysia, choked by smog of forest fires in Indonesia, issues 2 million face masks to students As smog from Indonesia's sprawling forest fires chokes neighboring Malaysia, authorities there have distributed 2 million face masks to students in affected areas, state news agency Bernama reported Thursday....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces new ‘Climate Pledge’ ahead of employee protests The pledge would require companies to implement decarbonization strategies in line with the Paris agreement and calls on signatories to be at net zero carbon across their businesses by 2040....
17:45, 2019-09-19

You watch TV; it watches back: How smart TVs track what’s on our screens In our latest privacy experiment, we examined how four of the most popular TV brands record what we watch. And they’re doing it because, legally speaking, tens of millions of us gave our permission....
17:45, 2019-09-19

“She Never Stopped Hoping.” Renée Zellweger on Judy Garland, and What the Future Holds for Women The Oscar-winning actor on playing Judy Garland, how Bridget Jones holds up and the public scrutiny of women. You spent two years preparing for the film Judy. What stood out as the most important thing to capture about Judy Garland? What struck me wa...
17:45, 2019-09-19

Secrets, All-Seeing Secretaries and a CIA Mission to Publish an Infamous Love Story In 1957, Boris Pasternak’s Doctor Zhivago, an epic love story set against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution, was published in Italy. The book, which chronicled a forbidden romance between a physician and his mistress, was banned in the Sov...
17:45, 2019-09-19

An Unplanned Teen Pregnancy Ripples Through Generations in Jacqueline Woodson’s Red at the Bone A treasure awaits readers who encounter Red at the Bone, who descend the staircase with a loose step as 16-year-old Melody does in her coming-of-age party at the start of the novel. Jacqueline Woodson’s latest book for adults looks at a middle-...
17:45, 2019-09-19

Producer Brian Grazer Wants You to Be More Curious About Other People Brian Grazer likes to tell the story about the time he didn’t meet Vladimir Putin. Not meeting Putin is a story nearly all of us could tell, but Grazer came closer than most, right into the ante-room of the Russian President’s office, in ...
17:45, 2019-09-19

The Downton Abbey Movie Is Exactly What It Should Be As a person who has seen barely a flicker of Downton Abbey on television, I can’t predict whether the movie spin-off–directed by Michael Engler and written by the show’s creator, Julian Fellowes–will be everything longtime fan...
17:45, 2019-09-19

How to Reveal Your Saved Wifi Passwords in Windows or macOS Riddle me this: You’re out somewhere and you need to hop on a wifi network with a new device. You realize you have the wifi password saved on your laptop, but not on whatever device you’re looking to connect. And you’re either too lazy to ask for the...
17:45, 2019-09-19

The Terrible Money Advice You Should Ignore Even though many of us were taught as kids that it’s not polite to talk about money, the world is overflowing with people who want to tell you exactly what you should do with yours. From the gurus who seem to think the coffee is the root of all money...
17:45, 2019-09-19

How to Co-Parent With a Difficult Ex So, you had kids with an asshole. You probably didn’t mean to. Maybe they were much less of an asshole before the kids came along—or maybe their dickish tendencies were just easier to deal with when you weren’t also trying to keep small humans alive....
17:45, 2019-09-19

Despite progress in childbirth safety, one woman or baby dies every 11 seconds Childbirth survival rates are now a “staggering success” compared with the year 2000, but one pregnant woman - or her child - still dies every 11 seconds from largely preventable causes, UN health experts said on Thursday....
17:15, 2019-09-19

UK has until end of this month to come up with a Brexit proposal or 'it's over,' EU leaders say The U.K. has until September 30 to make written proposals to replace the controversial Irish backstop or its relationship with the EU is over, the leaders of France and Finland agreed Wednesday....
17:15, 2019-09-19

OECD cuts growth outlook to post-crisis low The trade war between the United States and China has plunged global growth to its lowest levels in a decade, the OECD said on Thursday as it slashed its forecasts....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Dutch government heeds call to spend more — but analysts say it might not be enough for Draghi The Dutch government announced plans for more economic stimulus in the coming year, but analysts believe it falls short of what institutions like the European Central Bank President (ECB) have called for....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Washington Monument reopens after 3-year upgrade to elevator, security For the first time in three years, the Washington Monument -- one of the nation's most popular and recognizable landmarks -- reopened to the public Thursday after extensive renovations....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Booking.com 'still duping consumers' despite regulator demands Booking.com is "continuing to mislead consumers" with false claims about the availability of hotel rooms months after regulators demanded the website improve its standards, according to a report....
17:15, 2019-09-19

We want to set a price for carbon: German finance minister Germany plans to introduce a carbon pricing model that will encourage companies to invest in technologies that use less carbon dioxide, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Thursday....
17:15, 2019-09-19

New York extends lead over Brexit-hit London in finance center poll New York has extended its lead as the world's top financial center, with London barely holding on to second place ahead of Hong Kong as uncertainty over Brexit takes its toll on the UK capital, a Z/Yen Group survey for 2019 showed on Thursday....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Huawei seeks to upstage Apple with Mate 30 smartphone launch Huawei [HWT.UL] launched its Mate 30 range of smartphones on Thursday, saying its cameras were superior, its wraparound screen brighter and its dimensions more compact than Apple's iPhone 11 Pro Max launched last week....
17:15, 2019-09-19

France and Germany to cooperate on 'sovereign data infrastructure': minister Germany and France intend to pool efforts to create a "sovereign data infrastructure" for Europe so that the continent's data can be stored and processed at home rather than in the United States or China, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Deutsche Post hikes parcel prices for more businesses Deutsche Post DHL will hike parcel prices next year for business customers with individually agreed conditions due to rises in transport and labor costs, the German logistics group said on Thursday....
17:15, 2019-09-19

France, Germany at odds over pace of response to global slowdown France and Germany are agreed on a strategy to respond to a global economic slowdown at a time of international trade problems but differ over how fast to move, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday....
17:15, 2019-09-19

U.S. labor market remains strong, manufacturing still weak The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment increased less than expected last week, pointing to strong labor market conditions that should continue to support an economy growing at a moderate pace....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Shares inch higher after Fed cut; BOJ, SNB, BoE keep powder dry World share markets and bond yields nudged modestly higher on Thursday as the U.S. Federal Reserve's second interest rate cut of the year and promises of support from other top central banks kept global recession jitters at bay....
17:15, 2019-09-19

BMW CFO wants to cut 5,000-6,000 jobs by 2022: Manager Magazin BMW's finance chief Nicolas Peter wants to cut between 5,000 and 6,000 jobs by 2022, mostly at the carmaker's Munich headquarters, a German magazine reported on Thursday....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Military strike against Iran would result in "all-out war": foreign minister Any U.S. or Saudi military strike against Iran would bring "all-out war", Tehran said on Thursday, keeping up a drumbeat of warnings to its adversaries after they accused the Islamic Republic of a strike on Saudi oil facilities....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Real crunch from Saudi Arabia's oil outage has yet to be felt Saudi Arabia's ability to avert a global oil supply crunch will only become clear in a few weeks, because for now its crude held in storage can fill the gap and mask the scale of damage to its facilities, traders and analysts say....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Ryanair's O'Leary wins bonus approval as pilots face axe Ryanair's Chief Executive Michael O'Leary narrowly secured approval from shareholders on Thursday for a bonus scheme that could earn him 100 million euros over five years as he revealed up to 700 pilots could lose their jobs....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Huawei hails own apps in Mate 30 challenge to iPhone 11 Huawei [HWT.UL] directly challenged Apple's new iPhone 11 with its new Mate 30 smartphone range on Thursday, highlighting its own apps brand while sidestepping the critical issue of access to Google services....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Microsoft drives S&P 500 near record high Gains in Microsoft shares pushed the benchmark S&P 500 within striking distance of its record high, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected but played down hopes of further monetary easing....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Burger King scraps plastic toys in children's meals, launches amnesty Burger King will stop handing out plastic toys in its children's meals and said on Thursday it was launching an amnesty for customers to return any freebies in a bid to tackle the growing problem of plastic waste....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Banker tells German fraud trial he made millions from 'astronomical' trades A British investment banker at the center of Germany's biggest fraud trial told judges on Thursday he earned millions of euros from deals involving "astronomical" trades that prosecutors say were a means to make bogus tax reclaims....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Airbnb plans public listing in 2020 In a short statement posted on its website on Thursday, Airbnb, which is widely expected to list through a direct listing, did not give any details about how it plans to list its shares....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Tessa Virtue And Scott Moir Retire From Skating, Hopefully To Spend More Time Makin' Out On Tuesday, Canadian ice dancers and two-time Olympic gold medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir officially announced their intentions to “step away” from ice dancing after their cross-Canada tour in October. Though they leave the sport perhaps the g...
17:15, 2019-09-19

In Stunning Reversal, Reds Pitcher Amir Garrett Runs From Fight Reds pitcher Amir Garrett, who led a valiant if poorly planned solo charge of the entire Pittsburgh Pirates organization back in July, seems to have put those salad days behind him....
17:15, 2019-09-19

CC Sabathia Is Loved It’s been a difficult season for CC Sabathia, which he announced last winter would be his final one. He’s gone to the IL three separate times for his knee—no specific injury per se, just swelling and pain that made it impossible to pitch and necessit...
17:15, 2019-09-19

If Mikhail Maltsev Deking Alexandar Georgiev Into Oblivion Doesn't Get You Excited For Hockey, I Don't Know What Will Thirteen days, kiddos! That’s how long we have until the NHL season finally, finally kicks off with a heart-stopping season opener where the mighty Toronto Maple Leafs play host to ... *checks schedule* oh, um .... the Ottawa Senators. *Nervously mai...
17:15, 2019-09-19

MLS Coach Sues Former Club For Firing Him Over Homophobic Tirade Following his firing by Real Salt Lake over a homophobic tirade during a match in Mexico last month, former coach Mike Petke is now suing the club for $687,500 of lost salary (a season and a half’s worth). The lawsuit, filed in the Third Judicial Dis...
17:15, 2019-09-19

How Two Kentucky Farmers Became Kings Of Croquet, The Sport That Never Wanted Them On a sunny September Sunday in 1982, Mark Burchfield, a 20-year-old tobacco farmer from rural Kentucky, stood in Manhattan’s Central Park, getting ready to take the most important croquet shot of his life....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Ricky Burns: ‘Maybe when I retire, I’ll step back and think I done alright’ But former three weight world champion Ricky Burns has no plan to stop any time soon. He speaks to John Dennen ahead of his clash with Lee Selby The post Ricky Burns: ‘Maybe when I retire, I’ll step back and think I done alright’ ap...
17:15, 2019-09-19

Man’s foot severed in horrific motorcycle crash reattached during 7-hour surgery A man whose left foot was completely severed from his leg during a horrific motorcycle crash will not lose the appendage thanks to doctors who worked tirelessly to reattach it. ...
17:15, 2019-09-19

Singapore-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Bangladesh A Singapore-bound Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight on Thursday made an emergency landing the airportas the aircraft's wheels failed to retract, an official said....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Hurricane Humberto Leaves 28,000 Without Power In Bermuda Hurricane Humberto headed northward in the Atlantic Thursday after tearing off rooftops and knocking out power to more than 28,000 customers as it brushed past Bermuda, forecasters and local news......
17:15, 2019-09-19

Pak Police Arrest 2 Classmates Of Hindu Student Found Dead In Hostel Room Two classmates of a Hindu dental student have been detained by the police in Pakistan's Sindh province after she was found dead in her hostel room, a media report said today....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Favour "Peaceful Resolution" To Crisis After Saudi Attack: Mike Pompeo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Thursday said he preferred a "peaceful resolution" to a crisis sparked by attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure, as Iran warned against "all-out war"....
17:15, 2019-09-19

Thousands Of Dead Fish Wash Up On Drought-Stricken Greek Lake Thousands of fish washed up dead on the shores of Lake Koroneia in northern Greece on Thursday as a result of high temperatures and declining water levels, authorities said....
17:15, 2019-09-19

| Leclerc keen to remain team player at Ferrari Charles Leclerc's debut season at Ferrari could not have gone any better, but he has played down talk of taking over from Sebastian Vettel as leader....
16:45, 2019-09-19

| SA lifesavers ready for International Surf Rescue Challenge International surf lifesaving competition returns to Durban for the first time in a decade when the eleventh edition of the International Surf Rescue Challenge....
16:45, 2019-09-19

| Abbott shows Proteas have shed a costly ‘generation’ Kyle Abbott’s superlative county bowling feat served as a disconcerting reminder of the flight of high-calibre cricketers from SA soil, says Rob Houwing....
16:45, 2019-09-19

Richard Dawkins: How we can outgrow God and religion We met with the renowned evolutionary biologist and controversial atheist to hear about science and beauty, Twitter, vegetarianism, pernicious religions, and his cautious sense of optimism...
16:45, 2019-09-19

A Revolution in Brittany: Mayors Defy French State to Ban Pesticides A mayor banned pesticide use on the farms surrounding his village. Even though he was prosecuted for doing so, dozens of other mayors have followed his lead....
16:45, 2019-09-19

Fighter Pilot Is Left Dangling From Power Lines After F-16 Crash The Belgian Air Force jet went down over western France, causing both pilots onboard to use their ejector seats and parachutes. Both escaped with minor injuries....
16:45, 2019-09-19

Clinton, Obama silent on Ed Buck donations after Dem megadonor's arrest Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama still aren't saying what they'll do with money they received from Democratic megadonor Ed Buck, even after he was charged Tuesday with running a drug house where two men died of overdoses -- and months after other top...
16:45, 2019-09-19

Government-run health care, universal Medicare buy-ins backed by most Democratic voters: Fox News Poll As health care continues to become a central issue heading into the 2020 presidential election season, Democrats indicate they favor offering some form of a government-run system, according to a Fox News Poll....
16:45, 2019-09-19

Former Bush official urges Latinos to vote Trump out, saying GOP has 'lost control of the monster they helped create' A former official in the George W. Bush administration has penned a Washington Post op-ed urging his "fellow Latinos" to vote President Trump out of office, saying the Republican Party has "have lost control of the monster they helped create."...
16:45, 2019-09-19

US military spent more than $184G at Trump's Turnberry resort since 2017, lawmakers say The U.S. military has spent more than $184,000 at President Trump's luxury resort in Scotland over the past two years, according to documents the Pentagon provided to the House Oversight Committee....
16:45, 2019-09-19

Ex-Obama campaign staffer mounts second primary challenge to Rep. Carolyn Maloney A former campaign staffer for Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he will mount a second primary challenge to long-serving New York Democratic congresswoman Carolyn Maloney in 2020....
16:45, 2019-09-19

Bernie Sanders’ Iowa political director has left campaign, reports say Just days after a shakeup in the New Hampshire leadership of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign comes word that the candidate’s Iowa political director has departed as well....
16:45, 2019-09-19

Trump touts newly constructed border wall sections in exclusive 'Fox & Friends' interview President Trump, in an exclusive interview airing on "Fox & Friends," on Thursday morning, said maneuvers taken by his administration to secure the U.S.-Mexico border have resulted in a major drop in illegal crossings and a safer working environment ...
16:45, 2019-09-19

UK gambling site has more bets for Hillary Clinton winning Dem nomination than anyone actually running Hillary Clinton may have announced that she is not seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, but bettors are apparently not convinced, with one site getting more wagers on her than for any of the declared candidates....
16:45, 2019-09-19

Trump administration moves toward national fuel economy standard, prepares for legal battle with California EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced Thursday a “One National Program Rule,” paving the way for the federal government to set national uniform standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions for ...
16:45, 2019-09-19

Justin Trudeau apologizes for wearing brownface during 2001 event at school Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday after a photo emerged of him wearing brownface during a school event in 2001. He said it was a racist photo but he didn't consider it racist at the time....
16:45, 2019-09-19

What does Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy filing actually mean? What cases is Purdue caught up in and who else is involved and what happens next? Here’s what you need to knowPurdue Pharma, the maker of the controversial prescription painkiller OxyContin, has filed for bankruptcy in federal court. The move is part...
16:45, 2019-09-19

No-deal Brexit will cut 3% off UK economic growth, warns OECD Group forecasts 2020 recession just as global economy starts downward trendA no-deal Brexit will slice almost 3% from Britain’s economic growth over the next three years compared with just 0.6% from the rest of the EU, according to the OECD’s latest ...
16:45, 2019-09-19

Boxing supremo Eddie Hearn goes full ‘David Brent’ in hilarious promotion video Hearn, who promotes for Anthony Joshua and KSI, said fans should “kneel in homage” to October’s fighting schedule – and fans were in stitches...
16:45, 2019-09-19

How Juul Hooked Kids and Ignited a Public Health Crisis In the Scheetz household, back-to-school anxiety reached new heights this fall. Jami Scheetz’s 15-year-old son Devon, who has severe asthma, kicked a brutal vaping habit over the summer, with help from a nicotine patch. But as soon as school st...
16:45, 2019-09-19

How I Learned to Be a Better Doctor From My Wife’s Struggle With Alzheimer’s “Get out! Get out!” My wife, Joan, having just woken up, was screaming, and hitting out wildly at the stranger in her bed. She was in a panic, her body shaking with fright. “Get away from here. Get out!” The man she perceived ...
16:45, 2019-09-19

‘Trump Is Having His Own Brexit’: The Race to Prepare for a Potential U.S. Exit From the World’s Mail System As an American, Jeanne Glenz prizes her right to vote. But, because she lives near Munich with her German husband, exercising that right isn’t always easy. This year, it could get even harder, depending on the results of an obscure internationa...
16:45, 2019-09-19

Joe Kennedy III Is Mounting a Democratic Primary Challenge to Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey (BOSTON) — Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, a scion of one of America’s most storied political families, is set to announce he will challenge U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in the state’s Democratic primary in 2020. A person with k...
16:45, 2019-09-19

Fired Senate aide claims boss demanded that he wear leprechaun outfit A former aide to an upstate legislator has filed a human rights complaint accusing his boss of ordering him to wear a leprechaun costume and pull a candy wagon in a parade, according to a report. Kris Thompson also claimed that state Sen. Daphne Jord...
16:45, 2019-09-19

NYPD school crossing guard threatened to ‘beat the s–t’ out of neighbor: cops An NYPD school crossing guard was busted in Queens for sending her neighbor threatening text messages promising to “beat the s–t” out of her, police said Thursday. Danyaal McClendon, 33, was arrested at 10 p.m. Wednesday at her Far ...
16:45, 2019-09-19

Brute robbed elderly widow of money for late husband’s tombstone: cops An 89-year-old widow was robbed of money she’d been saving to buy her late husband’s tombstone in a violent attack at her Manhattan apartment, police said Thursday. A brute had followed the elderly victim to her home on East 10th Street n...
16:45, 2019-09-19

AOC fighting to block massive booze store from her Queens district Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is fighting to block a massive booze retail store that critics call the “Walmart of Liquor” from opening on her turf in College Point, Queens. The firebrand freshman congresswoman, whose opposition helped scare Amazon aw...
16:45, 2019-09-19

Roku updates $29 Express and $99 Ultra players, adds new discovery tools to OS The new Roku Express with its remote. [credit: Roku ] Ahead of the holiday season, Roku made some minor updates to its media-streamer lineu...
16:15, 2019-09-19

The Beginner's Guide to Electric Cars Electric vehicles (EVs) are getting cheaper—so whether you’re looking for a way to save on the hassle and cost of gas, shrink your carbon footprint, or simply zip around in a new Tesla, there are lots of reasons to consider a hybrid or electric car....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Armani sees airy, light spring for Emporio line at Milan show Italian designer Giorgio Armani chose a light breezy silhouette for his Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, picking soft colors and loose cuts for the brand’s spring line....
16:15, 2019-09-19

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi unveils proposal to lower drug prices U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released proposed legislation on Thursday that would allow the federal government to negotiate the prices of hundreds of prescription drugs for Medicare healthcare beneficiaries as well as other consumers....
16:15, 2019-09-19

GM's South Korean workers to stage partial strike, report says An internal note from the union representing GM workers in South Korea said partial strikes would be launched Friday and next week, Reuters reported....
16:15, 2019-09-19

U.S. revokes Calif. waiver that requires cleaner cars Rescinding California's authority to set its own standards is part of a multipronged battle by the Trump administration to counter the state's efforts to reshape the mix of vehicles driven by Americans. The move foreshadows a legal battle that will a...
16:15, 2019-09-19

Steve Hansen points finger at Rassie Erasmus for 'putting pressure on referees' ‘Pretty obvious what they’re trying to do,’ says NZ coachAll Blacks face South Africa in Saturday’s pool gameNew Zealand’s head coach Steve Hansen has rebuked his counterpart Rassie Erasmus for attempting to influence the French referee Jérôme Garcès...
16:15, 2019-09-19

Tottenham's Pochettino: we didn’t respect the plan in draw with Olympiakos – video It was a poor start from Mauricio Pochettino's side in the Champions League; despite his side having a 2-0 lead against the run of play, they drew away at Olympiakos. A penalty from Harry Kane and a wonderful strike from Lucas Moura put the Champions...
16:15, 2019-09-19

‘The pressure is on Japan’: Russia seek upset in Rugby World Cup opener • ‘We’ll have enough adrenaline to raise the dead,’ says captain• Friday’s match, in Tokyo, set to be first of 48 sell-outsWhen Japan last played Russia in Tokyo, nine years ago, the attendance was little more than 6,000. On Friday night the Ajinomot...
16:15, 2019-09-19

County cricket: Kent beat Yorkshire by 433 runs, Lancashire v Middlesex – live! County Championship updates from around the groundsThe Spin: sign up and get our weekly cricket emailAnd feel free to email Tanya, tweet @tjaldred or post BTL 3.03pm BST Just the two live matches left now, this sunny final afternoon of the penultimat...
16:15, 2019-09-19

Astana sense 'great chance' of upset after their long road to Old Trafford Kazakh side from the furthest outpost in top-level European football includes a United fan who flew to games in ManchesterBy the time FC Astana touched down in Manchester on Monday, they had been in the air for more than seven hours. A quick stop in ...
16:15, 2019-09-19

Roma's Nicolò Zaniolo: 'I’m not Totti, but one day I hope to be as good' Nicolò Zaniolo was a Serie B player two years ago. Now he is a Roma regular with two Italy capsBy Omar Saleem for These Football TimesNicolò Zaniolo made his debut for Virtus Entella in Serie B two and a half years ago. He had been released by Fioren...
16:15, 2019-09-19

Southampton’s Jan Bednarek: ‘We have to be a really nasty opponent’ The rejuvenated defender on fearing no one under Hasenhüttl, why he gave up goalkeeping and the value of psychologyThere are few better symbols of Southampton’s transformation under Ralph Hasenhüttl than Jan Bednarek. It is a little more than two yea...
16:15, 2019-09-19

‘We’re not young any more’: Harry Kane angry Spurs are making same mistakes • Striker says Tottenham must improve after Olympiakos draw• Errors from Pochettino’s first season still there, Kane admitsHarry Kane could not conceal the frustration, the overwhelming sense of exasperation and, like Mauricio Pochettino moments earl...
16:15, 2019-09-19

Kieran Trippier delivering for Atlético Madrid and relishing new 100mph life | Sid Lowe The right-back set up the equaliser against Juventus and says the atmosphere was unlike anything he had experiencedKieran Trippier took a step back, avoiding the red and white flowers at the south-east corner of the ground, laid there by Margarita Lu...
16:15, 2019-09-19

My life of WhatsApp and existential crises in the world of amateur football | Max Rushden That desperate search for players, the tireless cliches and smell of deep heat is part of the scene played out every Saturday“Has anyone got a pump?”“Who’s got the kit?” Continue reading......
16:15, 2019-09-19

Rugby World Cup 2019: Guardian writers’ predictions New Zealand still formidable, Fiji to prove tricky opponents with Semi Radradra turning on the power: our pundits set out their forecasts for the tournamentRob Kitson South Africa, unless they are flattened in the final by a free-wheeling England tea...
16:15, 2019-09-19

Football transfer rumours: Thomas Tuchel to take over at Manchester United? Today’s tell-all is scraping the bottom of the barrel Underwhelmed by Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s stint at the wheel, Manchester United are hoping to replace him with Thomas Tuchel. Reports from France suggest both United and Barcelona are interested in lu...
16:15, 2019-09-19

For decadent, deficient Real Madrid the problems start in midfield | Jonathan Wilson The team were incapable even of the basics in Paris and it is a wonder Spanish clubs have not exploited the weaknesses moreAs Thomas Meunier and Juan Bernat capered through the open savannah that archaeologists believe was once populated by the Real ...
16:15, 2019-09-19

'He became our best friend': how we survived Larry Nassar's systematic abuse Olympic medalist Tasha Schwikert and US national team member Jordan Schwikert reveal their experience as sisters and survivors of Larry Nassar’s abuse, including an unthinkable week Tasha spent in the predator’s homeAt first we found it hard to belie...
16:15, 2019-09-19

Germany second-largest destination for migrants: OECD While the United States took the top spot, Germany came in second as the largest single destination for migrants. Although humanitarian migration has significantly dropped, family and labor migration are on the rise....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Berlin's celebrated Zoo Palast cinema turns 100 When a vast movie theater near Berlin's central Zoo railway station was revamped and opened on September 18, 1919 with the premiere of Ernst Lubitch's "Madame Dubarry," a German cinematic institution was born....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Dutch lawyer involved in drug gang case slain in Amsterdam Derk Wiersum was shot outside his apartment, having represented a witness against known drug lords. Dutch police have said they warned lawmakers to take rising crime associated with hard drugs more seriously....
16:15, 2019-09-19

German arms export freeze on Saudi Arabia extended Germany has extended its arms export moratorium on Saudi Arabia by 6 months. If parliament agrees, cabinet also plans to extend a Bundeswehr training mission in Iraq and reconnaissance flights tracking IS in Syria....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Saudi Arabia displays recovered drones and missiles, points to Iran Saudi Arabia has displayed recovered evidence from the oil attack that it says points to Iran. It showed the wreckage of what it said were cruise missiles and drones....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Black carbon particles found in human placentas Damaging particulate pollution has been found on the fetus-side of placentas in pregnant women. However, some researchers question whether this actually means it can cross the placenta barrier....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Europa League: On-fire Aubameyang returns to Germany Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returns to Germany to face Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League boasting a phenomenal goalscoring record with Arsenal. But will the hot-shot striker get the trophies his talent deserves?...
16:15, 2019-09-19

California signs new law fighting Uber labor practices So-called independent contractors may have to be reclassified as employees under a new law. Lawmakers in other states are looking to California as a possible example to emulate....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Champions League: Leverkusen shocked at home, PSG outplay Real Madrid Self-inflicted wounds hindered Bayer Leverkusen in their first game of the new Champions League season. In Paris, a host of stars were missing but one side coped better than the other and came out on top....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Scotland's Sturgeon hopes court will rule against Johnson Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told DW she hopes the UK's Supreme Court rules that the prorogation of parliament was unlawful. Judges must choose between Scottish and English interpretations of the law....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Russian celebrities and priests show support for jailed actor Celebrities, teachers and even priests have called for Russian actor Pavel Ustinov to be freed. Many of them have sided with the recent anti-government protests in Moscow and are calling for an independent judiciary....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Champions League: Philippe Coutinho finding his feet as Bayern defeat Red Star It wasn’t a vintage performance from Philippe Coutinho as Bayern Munich saw off Red Star Belgrade in their Champions League opener, but the Brazilian showed moments of magic to suggest his best is on its way....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Italy, France agree on 'automatic' distribution of migrants France and Italy have agreed on a new system to distribute migrants across the European Union. It comes ahead of an interior ministers meeting in Malta next week....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Greta Thunberg tells US lawmakers 'listen to scientists' on climate change Speaking to the US Congress, the teenage climate activist has urged lawmakers to take action on the "existential crisis" of climate change. Thunberg criticized the US for being the "biggest carbon polluter" in history....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Canada's Trudeau apologizes for wearing brownface in 2001 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said sorry after a photo emerged of him wearing brownface makeup at an "Arabian Nights" themed party in 2001. It comes a week after he launched a campaign for reelection....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Austria deals first blow to EU-Mercosur trade pact Austrian lawmakers have rejected an EU-Mercosur trade deal, putting the fate of project in question. Several European states have raised concerns about the South American trade agreement and the environment....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities could make a huge difference with local green initiatives....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Japan clears executives in Fukushima disaster case Prosecutors had accused the executives of negligence, saying they were aware of the dangers posed by tsunamis. But the executives argued that although they knew, they were not responsible for day-to-day operations....
16:15, 2019-09-19

When worlds of sound merge: Listen to the Campus Concert 2019 South Africa was in focus at this year's Campus Project of DW and the Beethovenfest. You can hear the hear the strongly applauded program right here....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Fed cuts interest rates, discord continues The US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates twice in the last decade, both coming in the last seven weeks. Yet for Donald Trump and some dissenting voices, it's nowhere near enough....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Serbia's gig jobs gagging for a rejig Post-communist countries in Eastern Europe are part of global supply chains and the gig economy may offer a way to keep the best from leaving. But regulations are slowing efforts to slow the brain-drain. ...
16:15, 2019-09-19

Prosecutors probe how Airbus got classified Bundeswehr files Airbus acquired classified documents from Germany's armed forces concerning two military procurement programs. The aerospace giant said it is "fully cooperating" with an investigation into how employees got the files....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Taliban takes responsibility for deadly Afghanistan hospital bombing A suicide truck bomber devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan, leaving 20 dead and up to 100 injured. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Asylum approvals almost always right, German review finds - report Nearly all decisions to grant migrants asylum in Germany were justified, officials found after reviewing some 62,000 claims, according to a newspaper report. Hundreds of officials work on reviewing old cases....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Project Miroslava reveals web of organized crime and political corruption behind journalist's murder Project Miroslava reveals new background on a murdered Mexican journalist's investigations into corruption and organized crime — and sends the message that even if a journalist is killed, these stories will not die. ...
16:15, 2019-09-19

US backs Saudi 'right to defend itself,' Iran warns of 'all-out war' The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described attacks on Saudi oil facilities as an "act of war" by Iran. Tehran has denied a role in the attacks and said a military strike against Iran would end in "all-out war."...
16:15, 2019-09-19

Champions League: What the German clubs can learn from matchday 1 The opening matchday of the 2019-20 Champions League saw a mixed bag of performances and results for the German clubs. Bayern Munich's new signings caught the eye while an old hand impressed for Borussia Dortmund....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Shaman detained while walking across Russia to 'banish' Vladimir Putin A self-styled "warrior-shaman" was detained by Russian police while walking across the country to Moscow, where he intended to "banish" Vladimir Putin. Authorities said they would fly him back to his home region....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Israel: Benny Gantz rejects Benjamin Netanyahu's 'unity government' proposal While Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz both supported calls for a unity government, they disagreed on who should take charge. The second Israeli election of the year has left the country in a political deadlock....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Germany: Far-right murder suspect linked to stabbing Iraqi Authorities said the main suspect in the murder of Walter Lübcke had likely stabbed an Iraqi refugee two years prior. Prosecutors said the far-right militant had tried to kill the refugee in a "sneak attack."...
16:15, 2019-09-19

The Bauhaus in the Middle East: 'Tel Aviv was an oasis' Tel Aviv celebrates 100 years of homegrown Bauhaus-inspired architecture with the opening of the White City Center. Designed for White City residents and visitors, it will help preserve the area's storied architecture....
16:15, 2019-09-19

Nigeria becomes Africa's staging ground for the illegal pangolin trade with Asia In a rubble-strewn storage lot in the sprawling Nigerian port city of Lagos, customs agents crack open a shipping container crammed with scales from pangolins, a shy mammal prized in Asia for its use in medicines....
15:45, 2019-09-19

Singapore F1 organizers stock up on anti-smog masks Singapore Grand Prix organizers are stocking up on disposable face masks to sell to spectators if the worst air pollution in three years threatens to taint the city-state's marquee sports event....
15:45, 2019-09-19

Fast facts about the smoky haze smothering Southeast Asia During Southeast Asia's dry season, farmers in Indonesia and other countries clear land using fire, often for palm and wood pulp plantations, with flames frequently raging out of control to produce a choking haze that spreads across the region....
15:45, 2019-09-19

Malaysia to push Southeast Asian nations for long-term solution to smog Malaysia will push its Southeast Asian neighbors to strengthen cooperation in finding a long-term solution for smog wafted across the region from forest fires in Indonesia, its environment minister said on Thursday....
15:45, 2019-09-19

Palm oil to blame for 39% of forest loss in Borneo since 2000 : study The palm oil industry was responsible for at least 39% of forest loss on the biodiversity-rich island of Borneo between 2000 and 2018, data from a research firm based in Indonesia shows....
15:45, 2019-09-19

Panda autopsy preparations at Thai zoo as Chinese experts arrive Chinese panda experts and Thai officials on Thursday began preparing for an autopsy of beloved giant panda Chuang Chuang, who died unexpectedly this week at the Chiang Mai Zoo in northern Thailand while on loan from Beijing....
15:45, 2019-09-19

U.N. climate summit to test world’s resolve to halt warming After a summer of wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is banking on new pledges from governments and businesses to abandon fossil fuels during a special climate summit in New York on Monday....
15:45, 2019-09-19

Hurricane Lorena dumps heavy rain on Mexico's Pacific coast Hurricane Lorena lashed parts of Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and strong winds early on Thursday, as it barreled towards the popular beach resorts of Los Cabos on the Baja California peninsula....
15:45, 2019-09-19

Exxon may shut Beaumont, Texas refinery due to flooding : sources Exxon Mobil Corp may shut the 369,024 barrel per day (bpd) Beaumont, Texas, refinery because of flooding, sources familiar with plant operations said on Thursday....
15:45, 2019-09-19

Factbox: Merkel's coalition finalizes German landmark climate plan German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition parties start marathon talks on Thursday to agree a landmark climate action plan designed to help Europe's biggest economy meet its CO2 emission reduction targets by 2030. [L5N26A2V0]...
15:45, 2019-09-19

Germany faces test of green credentials with new climate plan The German government prepared on Thursday for all-night talks on a new climate policy that will determine whether Berlin is serious about engineering a paradigm shift in Europe's largest economy or simply wants to make a token show of going green....
15:45, 2019-09-19

Trump administration bars California from requiring cleaner cars The Trump administration said it is revoking California's authority to set its own auto tailpipe emissions standards and to require some zero-emission vehicles....
15:45, 2019-09-19

Can You Call Dibs on Overhead Space on a Flight? Earlier this week, we explained why you should never swap seats on a flight to make room for another passenger—but what about overhead space for their carry-on?...
15:45, 2019-09-19

How One Woman Made Almost $700 From A Flight Delay When you're flying into, out of or within the European Union, getting compensation for a flight delay is that easy - thanks to E.U. 261. Unfortunately, the E.U. is the only place in the world where......
15:45, 2019-09-19

What Lindsay Lohan Does To Avoid Long Bathroom Queues At Nightclubs Nobody likes waiting in queues, especially not Lindsay Lohan. In fact, the American singer-songwriter dislikes it so much, she reserves her own private toilet at nightclubs to avoid standing in long......
15:45, 2019-09-19

Sesh, Caulrophobia Among New Words Added To Merriam-Webster If you are an ardent user of terms like ''sesh'', ''vacay'', or even ''tallboy'', you are now free to express yourself even better as these words, along with others, have made it to the......
15:45, 2019-09-19

Rupee Moves Lower To 71.34 Against Dollar: 5 Things To Know The rupee settled 10 paise lower against the dollar on Thursday. The local currency opened on a strong note at 71.36 and shuttled between a high of 71.06 and a low of 71.37. It finally settled at......
15:45, 2019-09-19

At $2,900, Would You Soar In This 1975 Triumph Spitfire 1500? When considering small sports cars, Mazda’s MX-5 is always the safe choice. Some of us want to live on the edge and that’s why cars like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Spitfire tickle many a fancy. Let’s see if this not-so-safe choice has a totally...
15:45, 2019-09-19

IndyCar's Aeroscreen Testing May Give Top Teams An Advantage Back in May, IndyCar debuted its aeroscreen concept as a sleek form of head protection in response to many other series’ adoption of the halo. That was pretty much the last update we’d heard of it—until now. And the best part is, we’ll get to see it ...
15:45, 2019-09-19

The Tesla Model 3 Just Earned An IIHS Top Safety Award Today is a good day for the Tesla Model 3. The car just earned a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, making it the first award Tesla has won from the agency....
15:45, 2019-09-19

Netflix Said to Plan to Pay Bonuses to Filmmakers When Movies Succeed Netflix plans to pay filmmakers, actors and movie producers a bonus if their films are successful, a new incentive aimed at winning projects that might otherwise go to rival studios, according to......
15:15, 2019-09-19

Damson Idris: the British star making waves in the US In the US, Peckham-born Damson Idris is fawned over by Beyoncé and Jay-Z, graces the couches of prime-time chat shows and is regularly stopped in the street by adoring fans. But back home, his star is only just ascending. Jimi Famurewa gets a glimpse...
15:15, 2019-09-19

The Portugese road-trip perfect for seeing off the summer months From the beachside bars of Comporta to ceramic hunting in Lisbon's Alfama district, consider an end-of-summer Portuguese road trip, says Dipal Acharya...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Max Mara's spring/ summer 2020 show devised a wardrobe for a female 007 This was a collection designed to provide its wearer with an armour against everyday life, whether she's battling her commute or kicking ass in the boardroom....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Ex-NBA superstar Kobe Bryant scores points as an investor by preaching patience Retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant is now a partner at Bryant Stibel, an investment firm with more than $2 billion under management.       ...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Smartphone bogged down? A little maintenance can go a long way Smartphone maintenance can be as simple as cleaning out your apps, installing updates and watching your battery use. Follow these seven steps.       ...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Roku promises to get you streaming faster with newest net TV player, software upgrade Roku announces an updated lineup of streaming media devices and a new operating system aimed at helping viewers find content faster.       ...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Facebook’s fundraising tools have raised over $2 billion, fast In the few years since Facebook introduced fundraising tools, people on the social network have raised $2 billion for charities.       ...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Apple iOS 13 available today Software update works with phones back to iPhone 6S and SE, and is available Thursday. New tools include safer sign-on credentials, robocaller killer.       ...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Loch Ness Monster ‘giant eel’ theory supported by new video The theory that the fabled Loch Ness Monster could be a giant eel has been given a boost, thanks to a video posted to social media showing a long, slender creature swimming in the River Ness. The Ness Fishery Board tweeted the video on Sept. 1, just ...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Americans somewhat confident in fight against climate change WASHINGTON — Most Americans are at least somewhat confident that the world will step up in its fight against global warming — but there are limits to their optimism. That’s according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affair...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new terms from ‘deep state’ to ‘dad joke’ The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Dead shark ‘paraded’ through seafood festival sparks outcry An image of a dead blue shark recently being “paraded” before a crowd at a British seafood festival has sparked great debate, as the species is nearly threatened on a global scale. Some critics of the photo declared the incident a “disgusting” disgra...
15:15, 2019-09-19

University of California to dump fossil fuel investments “Our job is to make money for the University of California and we’re betting we can do that without fossil fuels investments,” said an opinion article in the Los Angeles Times written by two UC executives....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Nepal’s sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal seized the lead in equal rights for sexual minorities in South Asia four years ago with a new constitution that forbids all discrimination based on sexual orientation. Even citizenship certificates and passports now allow a “...
15:15, 2019-09-19

‘Furball’ turns out to be hundreds of creepy-crawling spiders Trigger alert: Arachnophobes turn away now. A skin-crawling video has surfaced on social media of a man reaching for what looks like a hairball, only to have it splinter into hundreds of spiders. Posted by Texas-based Instagram user datcowboykidd, th...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Snail caviar is ‘a flavor incomparable with any other food’ The slow food movement has really gone too far. Snail caviar is the flavor du jour taking the culinary world by storm. The tiny, pearled delicacies are selling like hotcakes in Italy, where a kilogram can cost more than $3,000, according to Modern Fa...
15:15, 2019-09-19

How much the average homeowner spends to fix weather-related damage More than four in 10 homeowners have experienced damage to their home from drastic weather changes in the fall and winter, according to new research....
15:15, 2019-09-19

NYC’s biggest Halloween party is going to the dogs New York City’s four-legged residents could be in for a treat — or two or three — this fall. From Oct. 4 to 27, animal-friendly site the Dodo is hosting Brooklyn’s Best Dog Day Ever: Halloween Edition, which will have daily parades and co...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes day after New York LANSING, Mich. — Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using vaping devices that prompted a federal investigation. The Michigan Department of H...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Woman dying of cervical cancer at 25: ‘Pap smear could have saved me’ Her youth has cut her life short. After experiencing constant, severe bleeding and back pain, Paige Hart, 25, was diagnosed in November with cervical cancer. Following chemotherapy, she was told she was cured, but then the pain returned, and doctors ...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Woman documents 7-year-old cottage cheese in work fridge One woman’s curdled snack has turned into an annual celebration. Julia Giacoboni took to Reddit to share the long, rancid journey of a container of cottage cheese she opened up seven years ago — and has kept in the fridge ever since. On T...
15:15, 2019-09-19

‘Nanny shaming’ sparks uproar with baby sitters, mommy groups Between 11 p.m. and midnight on June 21, Randy Howk received a flurry of emails. Friends told the father of two that his family’s beloved nanny was unwittingly playing a starring role on mommy Facebook groups around the city. A bystander had po...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Longer-lasting avocados will soon be here to save your guacamole Will they live up to the ripe? On Wednesday, Kroger grocery stores rolled out “longer-lasting” avocados to some 1,100 stores across the country. According to Kroger, these extra-hearty fruits “maintain their just-harvested quality l...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Vaping deaths ‘not surprising’: black-market weed insider As vaping illness grips the nation — claiming lives, confounding doctors and causing New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes for 90 days — cannabis insiders are only shocked by one thing: how long the crisis took to surface. “The community was ki...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Plenty of Fish and other apps are going ‘filter-free’ No fake photos allowed. Dating Web site Plenty of Fish is forcing singles to post more truthful photos of themselves by banning filters from the platform, the company announced this week. The decision follows a survey by the site which found that 70 ...
15:15, 2019-09-19

How to change Windows 10 toast notifications into balloon notifications With a subtle manual edit of a specific Windows 10 configuration setting, it is possible to change modern toast-style system notifications into old-fashioned balloon notifications....
15:15, 2019-09-19

NY Times reporters claim Kavanaugh offered interview if they said it never happened Two New York Times reporters​ claim Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh agreed to be interviewed for their book under the condition that they say he didn’t speak with them. Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly, the authors of “The Education of...
15:15, 2019-09-19

A hat that zaps the scalp with electricity helps reverse male balding A scientist has designed an electric skin patch that stimulated fur growth in hairless mice and reversed his dad’s balding, and has now been made into a hat...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Football Players? Or Lab Rats Who Can Run and Pass? As college teams collect more and more data to improve performance, a player may be asked to swallow an electronic pill to monitor body temperature or wear goggles that track eye movement....
15:15, 2019-09-19

No McFunerals Please A study concludes that descriptive logos outperform simpler ones for companies trying to gain traction, except when it comes to describing something unpleasant....
15:15, 2019-09-19

What the Interest-Rate Cut Means for You The Federal Reserve’s decision to cut its short-term benchmark rate can mean different things for your mortgage, your student loans and other kinds of borrowing....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Repo Spike Signals Wrong Kind of Volatility Banks can suffer or benefit from volatility, but the recent spike in repo or short-term funding costs signals more of the wrong kind for Wall Street trading revenue....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Stocks Climb Back as Fed Cuts Rates U.S. stocks wobbled, then staged a late-session rebound after the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates but signaled a divided outlook for the rest of the year....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Gold Reverses Gains as Investors Turn to Fed Gold prices turned lower in aftermarket trading Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve trimmed interest rates but signaled that officials were divided on how much to ease policy in coming months....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Fed Injects More Into Money Markets After Banks Bid Heavily for Funds The Federal Reserve Bank of New York saw huge demand from banks as they rushed to bid on the $75 billion on offer in a second day of intervention to ease a crunch in overnight funding markets....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Falling Demand for Architects a Warning Shot for Industry The American Institute of Architects said Wednesday that its monthly billings index, which measures the demand for design services, fell to its lowest point since May 2012....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Chinese Property Giants Could Regret Milking the Country's Middle Class Using presales as a method of financing might seem cheap compared with the high-yield bond market, but Chinese property companies may have now promised buyers too much....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Bond Dealers Show Little Interest in Treasury Ultra Bonds The Treasury Department wants to take advantage of falling interest rates to borrow long term, selling bonds that don’t mature for a half-century. Wall Street may not want them....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Snapchat Must Hit More Angles with Advertisers A recent RBC survey showed that while future advertising spending intentions on Snapchat have improved, Snapchat spending remained the weakest of all surveyed social-media platforms....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Bank Reserves: What Are They and Why a Shortage Is Roiling a Key Rate Bank reserves are normally obscure, even to bankers and professional investors. But this week, they hit the news when a shortage of them caused a key measure of borrowing costs—known as the overnight repo rate—to spike....
15:15, 2019-09-19

How Sylvester Stallone keeps those 'Rambo' kills fresh in 'Last Blood' after 5 films, 37 years You're still going to need a lot of body bags at the end of Sylvester Stallone's "Rambo: Last Blood," the fifth film in the action franchise.        ...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Actors who've played astronauts, from Brad Pitt and George Clooney to Sigourney Weaver Buckle your seat belts and get ready to blast off with some of Hollywood's most famous on-screen astronauts.        ...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Netflix in October 2019: Every new movie and TV series coming next month, and everything leaving With just a couple weeks left in the month of September, we’re finally closing in on the launches of Disney+ and Apple TV+. Both video streaming services are expected to launch in November, and once they do (especially Disney’s), the stre...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Marvel is about to solve two of the remaining mysteries from ‘Endgame’, but we have a long wait ahead of us Avengers: Infinity War set up Endgame perfectly to become the highest-grossing movie ever. The first film ended with an amazing cliffhanger and offered plenty of mysteries that needed solving, so Marvel fans flocked to cinemas to see how Marvel fixed...
15:15, 2019-09-19

If you haven’t cut the cord yet, this survey might change your mind As if anyone needed a reminder that the TV landscape continues to evolve, NBC announced this week that its forthcoming streaming service — named Peacock, after the network’s iconic logo — will be the home of a slew of content both n...
15:15, 2019-09-19

‘Breaking Bad’ fans: You’ll only have three days to catch the movie in theaters Breaking Bad fans who’ve been looking forward to the Netflix movie that will serve as a sequel to the fantastic AMC series probably don’t need to be reminded that the October 11 premiere date is drawing closer. That’s when El Camino...
15:15, 2019-09-19

Israel election: Donald Trump proves he's the 'King of Israel' Every U.S. president, citing shared values and security commitments, has been staunchly pro-Israel; President Donald Trump more than most.        ...
14:45, 2019-09-19

Benjamin Netanyahu's fate uncertain after no clear winner in Israel vote After Israel's do-over election indicated no clear winner, the fate of Israel's longest-serving leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, looks uncertain.        ...
14:45, 2019-09-19

As Trump weighs options, Iranian official warns of 'all-out war' if US or Saudi Arabia attacks Javad Zarif's remarks come as the Trump administration weighs options to respond to drone and missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure.        ...
14:45, 2019-09-19

Eric Abetz compares The Conversation to Nazis over stance on climate change denial Tasmanian senator says Hitler would be ‘so proud’ after academic website announces it will not tolerate climate change denial The Liberal senator Eric Abetz has compared the Conversation website to Hitler, Stalin and Mao, after it announced a zero-to...
14:45, 2019-09-19

Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot make short film on climate crisis – video Environmental activists Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot have helped produce a short film highlighting the need to protect, restore and use nature to tackle the climate crisis.Living ecosystems like forests, mangroves, swamps and seabeds can pull en...
14:45, 2019-09-19

Harry Kane doesn't know why Tottenham keep making the same mistakes Harry Kane is demanding more maturity from Tottenham and cannot understand why they continue to make the same mistakes as they did in Mauricio Pochettino's first season in charge after they threw away a two-goal lead at Olympiacos....
14:45, 2019-09-19

Government Approves 8.65% Interest Rate On Provident Fund For 2018-19 The government has approved 8.65 per cent interest rate on employees' provident fund (EPF) for 2018-19, reported news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) quoting a source. The interest amount will now......
14:45, 2019-09-19

Three Executives Have Been Absolved of Negligence in the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Thursday ruled that three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Company were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima meltdown. The ruling by the Tokyo District Court ended the only crimi...
14:45, 2019-09-19

Israelis Are Contending With the Prospect of a Third Poll Just Days After Voting JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis were contending with the prospect of a third election on Thursday, two days after an unprecedented repeat election left the country’s two main political parties deadlocked, with neither Prime Minister Benjamin Ne...
14:45, 2019-09-19

As Iran Gets Tough, Trump Seeks a Deal As President Donald Trump weighed how to respond to a Sept. 14 drone and missile attack on Saudi oil facilities, which temporarily cut the kingdom’s output in half and roiled markets, he had several options. One, U.S. officials briefed on the W...
14:45, 2019-09-19

Boris Johnson’s Brexit Gamble Might Take the U.K. Back to Square One Newly selected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stormed into 10 Downing Street this past summer vowing to do the impossible: secure a better deal from Brussels than the one offered to his predecessor Theresa May. Johnson threatened to pull the U....
14:45, 2019-09-19

France’s President Emmanuel Macron Is Ready to Reset His Troubled Presidency It’s a bright early September day inside France’s presidential Élysée Palace, and President Emmanuel Macron is reflecting on the grueling 12 months just past, with the so-called Yellow Vests (gilets jaunes) protesters raging...
14:45, 2019-09-19

With the Far Right Out of Power in Italy, the E.U. Edges Toward Migration Reform After six days at sea on Sept. 14, the Ocean Viking sailed into port carrying 82 asylum seekers. It was the first rescue ship to dock in Italy since Matteo Salvini, one of Europe’s most fervent antimigrant politicians, lost his job as Interior ...
14:45, 2019-09-19

Watch: Make Pav Bhaji Fondue At Home For Your Next House Party (Video) This pao bhaji recipe is served and presented in a fondue style, wherein you place the regular bhaji in a fondue pot and savour it by dipping in bite-sized toasted pavs!...
14:45, 2019-09-19

Healthy Diet: 3 Delicious Apple Salad Recipes For A Light Nutritious Meal Healthy Diet: Apple is said to help lower levels of cholesterol and also reduce risk of type-2 diabetes. Here are 3 delicious apple salad recipes to try!...
14:45, 2019-09-19

Eating Cheese May Avoid Blood Vessel Damage From High-Sodium Diet: Study A new study has now pointed at potential benefits of consuming cheese. The study has said that consuming cheese may help protect blood vessels from damage caused by a diet rich in salt....
14:45, 2019-09-19

Cooking Tips: Follow This Quick And Easy Tip To Refresh Soggy Chips And Make Them Crisp Again If you're looking to restore your chips' crunchiness, then we have got your back. The idea here is to evaporate the humidity in the chips by escaping the moisture content in it....
14:45, 2019-09-19

HBO to follow Arizona St, Florida, Penn St, Washington St HBO Sports is going behind the scenes with the football programs at Arizona State, Florida, Penn State and Washington State in its “24/7” documentary series...
14:45, 2019-09-19

Welcome to Orcland: Lord of the Rings to film in New Zealand Amazon has announced it will film its upcoming television series “The Lord of the Rings” in New Zealand, marking a return of the orcs, elves and hobbits to the country they became synonymous with over the course of six movies directed by Peter Jackso...
14:45, 2019-09-19

Bus crashes carrying country singer Josh Turner’s road crew Authorities in central California say a passenger bus has crashed while carrying the road crew for country and gospel singer Josh Turner, leaving one dead and seven injured. Turner and his band were not on the bus...
14:45, 2019-09-19

Poland’s top filmmakers protest festival admission rules Academy Award-winning Pawel Pawlikowski and other top Polish filmmakers are demanding artistic independence for the nation’s most prestigious film festival after a politically charged movie was withdrawn...
14:45, 2019-09-19

Global Growth to Hit Decade Low Amid U.S.-China Trade War The global economy is set to grow at the slowest pace since the financial crisis, with business investment and trade hampered by an escalating dispute between the U.S. and China, the OECD said....
14:15, 2019-09-19

EU's New Boss, Invoking 'European Way of Life,' Sparks Partisan Brawl Partisan bickering between Europe’s left and right is threatening to engulf the once-insulated technocratic institutions of the European Commission as new leaders take charge....
14:15, 2019-09-19

To Keep Exports Flowing, Saudi Arabia Looks to Import Oil After attacks on the country’s largest oil facilities, Saudi Arabia is reaching out to foreign producers for crude and other petroleum products. Crude-oil prices are up on news the Saudis are importing oil products....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Netanyahu Calls for Unity Government After Election Deadlock Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said there was no choice but to form a unity government with his rival, former military chief Benny Gantz, after the country's election ended in a deadlock....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Beto O'Rourke's plan to legalize marijuana includes clemency Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Thursday morning released a marijuana legalization plan that calls for clemency for everyone currently serving sentences for possession....
14:15, 2019-09-19

"Those Videos Are Real," US Navy Says, But Does Not Prefer Term "UFO" In December 2017, two videos emerged that showed Navy pilots encountering mysterious spherical objects that appeared, at first glance, to move through the air in ways that baffled experts. A third,......
14:15, 2019-09-19

US Teen Fatally Stabbed As Peers Filmed, Police Say The final bell rang Monday at Oceanside High School, and before long more than 50 teenagers had gathered in a strip mall parking lot a few blocks away....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei Approved Saudi Attack: Report Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approved last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure, CBS News reported on Wednesday, citing an unnamed US official....
14:15, 2019-09-19

"Should Have Known Better": Justin Trudeau Sorry For Wearing 'Brownface' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday for wearing brownface and blackface after a yearbook picture surfaced showing him at an Arabian Nights-themed party in 2001, embroiling the......
14:15, 2019-09-19

"Unite Behind Science, Take Real Action": Climate Activist Greta Thunberg A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist demanded Wednesday that Congress "listen to the scientists" who were sounding the alarm on the threat of global warming....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Shocking Ad Showing Children Fleeing Evokes US School Shooting Horror An association formed by victims' relatives after the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook school in the United States has posted a shocking ad featuring children fleeing at the sound of gunfire....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Fukushima Disaster: Japan Court Acquits 3 Ex-Tokyo Power Firm Executives A Japanese court on Thursday acquitted three former officials from the firm that operated the Fukushima nuclear plant, in the only criminal trial to stem from the 2011 disaster....
14:15, 2019-09-19

US Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad To Testify Over Taliban Peace Plan The US envoy who negotiated with the Taliban will testify behind closed doors to Congress on Thursday, 12 days after President Donald Trump abruptly ended talks with the Afghan militants....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Thousands Of Schools Shut In Malaysia, Indonesia As Haze Affects Students Thousands of schools were shuttered across Malaysia and Indonesia Thursday, affecting at least 1.7 million pupils, officials said, as toxic haze from rampant forest fires sent air quality plummeting....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Indonesia Returning Hundreds Of Containers Of Contaminated Waste To West Indonesia is sending back hundreds of containers of contaminated waste to the West after shipments supposedly containing plastic meant for recycling were found to hide hazardous substances, customs......
14:15, 2019-09-19

Israeli PM Calls On Challenger Benny Gantz To Form Unity Government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on his main challenger Benny Gantz on Thursday to form a unity government together as election results showed both without an obvious path to a......
14:15, 2019-09-19

Stricter New Australia Law Aims To Help Save Great Barrier Reef Australia introduced stricter new laws to limit agricultural run-off into the waters surrounding the Great Barrier Reef on Thursday, in an attempt to save the reef and keep its prized world heritage......
14:15, 2019-09-19

Claim By Yemeni Rebels Over Saudi Oil Attacks "Lacks Credibility": France French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Thursday that a claim by Yemeni rebels that they carried out attacks on two Saudi oil facilities "lacks credibility"....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Mother Or Baby Die In Child Birth Every 11 Seconds: UN Global child and maternal deaths have fallen sharply in recent decades, but new UN statistics released Thursday show unequal progress, with more than five childbirths a minute ending in tragedy....
14:15, 2019-09-19

UK Top Court To Hear Case Against PM Johnson Over Parliament Suspension Britain's Supreme Court will hear a third and final day of legal arguments on Thursday over whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliament in the run-up to Brexit....
14:15, 2019-09-19

20 Killed In Afghanistan As Taliban Truck Bomb Explodes Near Hospital A Taliban truck bomb killed at least 20 people and wounded 95 when it exploded near a hospital in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, a provincial official said....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Robbers Flee With 2-Million-Euro Haul From Opulent French Castle The owners of a 17th-century French castle said to be the model for Versailles were tied up as their opulent home was ransacked Thursday by robbers who fled with a haul worth two million euros ($2.2......
14:15, 2019-09-19

"No Press Here": UK PM Caught Lying To Sick Child's Father In Hospital British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he was not embarrassed after being filmed lying to the father of a sick child angrily confronting him during a hospital visit on Wednesday....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Dog Saves Family By Alerting Them To Fire, Dies In Blaze A Jack Russell Terrier, Zippy, started barking as the fire alarm went off shortly when a fire broke out in the attic of Butler family house, located in Bradenton in Florida....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Zelda: Link’s Awakening review: This beach adventure looks 2019, feels 1993 Enlarge / Welcome back to Koholint Island, the world of Link's Awakening, newly reborn as a lively, plasticky world of toys. (credit: Nintendo) What can you expect from an official remake of a Nintendo classic? For nearly three decades, the answer ...
14:15, 2019-09-19

More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work It's still legal in most states to ban natural hair styles like braids or dreadlocks. But several state legislators -- and a coalition of civil rights groups -- are trying to change that...
14:15, 2019-09-19

GB boxers guarantee medals at World championships McCormack, McGrail and Whittaker will all feature in the semi-finals of the World championships The post GB boxers guarantee medals at World championships appeared first on Boxing News....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Frazer Clarke result overturned in World championships In a shock ruling Frazer Clarke has been denied a place in the semi-finals and a World championships medal The post Frazer Clarke result overturned in World championships appeared first on Boxing News....
14:15, 2019-09-19

On This Day: Azumah Nelson was born in 1958 Azumah Nelson was perhaps the greatest African fighter of all-time, writes Daniel Herbert The post On This Day: Azumah Nelson was born in 1958 appeared first on Boxing News....
14:15, 2019-09-19

On this day Floyd Mayweather fought Juan Manuel Marquez 10 years ago today Floyd Mayweather fought Juan Manuel Marquez. Here's how Boxing News saw it The post On this day Floyd Mayweather fought Juan Manuel Marquez appeared first on Boxing News....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Nokia 7.2 With Triple Rear Cameras Launched in India Nokia 7.2 price in India is set at Rs. 18,599 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, whereas its 6GB RAM + 64GB storage option carries a price tag of Rs. 19,599....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Call of Duty: Mobile to Launch for Android and iOS on October 1 The game features fan-favourite maps, competitive game modes, familiar characters and signature weapons inspired from Call of Duty: Black Ops and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Instagram Restricts Cosmetic Surgery, Weight-Loss Promoting Posts Instagram has announced to restrict people under age 18 from viewing posts from celebrity influencers that promote cosmetic surgery and various weight-loss products....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Google Assistant's New Phone Line Feature Brings No-Internet Voice Search Google Assistant has integrated several local third-party apps like Ola Cabs, HealthifyMe, Faasos, FreshMenu, and more to enable quick app-based actions....
14:15, 2019-09-19

You Can Now Download Spider-Man: Far From Home in India Spider-Man: Far From Home is now available for purchase and download on Google Play, iTunes, and YouTube in India. Far From Home full movie costs Rs. 590 for the SD version, with HD at Rs. 690 on......
14:15, 2019-09-19

Google Launches AI Lab in Bengaluru to Improve Apps, More The lab will be a part of Google's global network of researchers and will support them by publishing research papers and participating in conferences....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Google Pay Gets Spot Platform to Let Merchants Build Custom Experiences Google Pay has received the Spot Platform to let merchants create custom branded experiences for customers through which they can make payments and engage with their businesses seamlessly....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Singapore GP diary: 'Unhealthy' haze threatens race, then disappears The Formula One paddock is a busy place that hosts a lot of serious business over a race weekend, but here we try to bring you some of the news stories you might otherwise miss ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix....
14:15, 2019-09-19

Cardinals-Cubs with a division title on the line: Breaking down the high-stakes showdown It doesn't get much better than two of baseball's bitter rivals squaring off with a playoff spot up for grabs. We look at the matchup from both sides....
14:15, 2019-09-19

The biggest surprises and disappointments of the 2019 MLB season We knew the Yankees would hit a lot of home runs, but not DJ LeMahieu and Gio Urshela. The Phillies spent big but didn't cash in. Here are the top overachievers and the worst flops....
14:15, 2019-09-19

NFL star Victor Cruz scores with stylish finds for fall After a storied career with the NY Giants, NFL legend and Super Bowl winner Victor Cruz is trading pigskin for fine Italian threads. The 32-year-old former wide receiver and current co-host of the Giants Pre- and Post-Game Day show is now stunting as...
14:15, 2019-09-19

Is Alton Mason the hottest male model in the world? There were plenty of major models in fly clothes at Fashion Week’s Tommy Hilfiger x Zendaya presentation outside the Apollo Theater, from the gloriously pregnant Ashley Graham and besuited Alek Wek to spruce Winnie Harlow. But it was dancer and model...
14:15, 2019-09-19

‘Sexy Mr. Rogers’ costume drops just in time for Halloween 2019 Could it be the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse? Or is it sexy retailer Yandy’s 2019 line of Halloween costumes? Either way, we’re all going to hell. This year’s tantalizing cultural interpretations include a sexy version of the oth...
14:15, 2019-09-19

Milan fashion week 2019: Who wears short shorts? Men Men in shorts is an age-old discussion — can they or can’t they get away with them? There are so many questions around such a small amount of fabric, and whatever your stance is, one thing is for sure: You better get ready to see even more men’s legs...
14:15, 2019-09-19

Rambo — Your new style icon for fall For some, the name Rambo calls to mind crossbows, big muscles and bigger explosions. For the style-inclined, though, it’s cargo pants and combat boots — the kind of kickass menswear that, incidentally, fashion designers have delivered in spades for f...
14:15, 2019-09-19

Office supplies get fancy with Tiffany’s elegant desk collection Tiffany is leaping into the men’s space with a sterling silver-trimmed splash. Come October, the storied luxury house will debut Tiffany Men’s, a comprehensive collection (ranging from $200 to $15,000) of everything from jewelry and watches to barwar...
14:15, 2019-09-19

Todd Snyder opens a menswear shop in Tribeca’s former ‘Liquor Store’ It’s unusual for a new retail space to feel like a homecoming. But when American menswear designer Todd Snyder (whose fans include the Rock, Nick Jonas and Armie Hammer) steps into his new Tribeca shop, the nostalgia flows freely. “I was here way bac...
14:15, 2019-09-19

| Sri Lanka to go ahead with Pakistan tour despite terror fears Sri Lanka's cricket board Thursday said it will go ahead with its tour of Pakistan despite fears that players could be the targets of terror attacks....
14:15, 2019-09-19

‘Legally’ haunted New York manor is for sale again A “legally” haunted New York house is on the market again. Former owner Helen Ackley — who lived in the Queen Anne Victorian at 1 LaVeta Place in Nyack, NY, from the 1960s to the late 1980s — publicly asserted the presence of various polt...
14:15, 2019-09-19

Angels beat Yankees in Sabathia's final home start The Los Angeles Angels beat the New York Yankees after a sixth inning fielding error in pitcher C.C. Sabathia's final regular-season start at Yankee Stadium....
13:45, 2019-09-19

Last-minute Huawei Mate 30 Pro leak potentially spoils imminent launch The Huawei Mate 30 Pro launch is mere hours away, but the train of leaks shows no sign of slowing down, as the phone has been shown off in its entirety – including both renders and a full spec sheet.The information comes courtesy of leaker Ish...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Nvidia could launch budget GTX 1650 Ti to take on AMD on October 22 Fresh rumors suggest that Nvidia could be planning to launch its GTX 1650 Ti graphics card on October 22.From what we’ve already heard about the rumored GTX 1650 Ti, it looks like it will be a budget offering that’s designed to take on ...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Nokia 7.2 with triple cameras launched in India starting at Rs 18,599 Just weeks after its IFA 2019 unveiling, the Nokia 7.2 has come to India, bringing a much-needed refresh to the Nokia 7 lineup of mid-rangers.HMD Global’s strategy for India involves having a Nokia phone at every price point, and the new Nokia...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PC system requirements demand a whole lot of RAM Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is about to kick-off its open beta on PC, and just ahead of the launch, Activision has revealed the minimum and recommended system requirements for the game – with the latter demanding 16GB of system memory. Also n...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Apple TV Plus shows off Sesame Street spin-off and 90s reboot in new trailers Apple TV Plus has garnered a lot of attention for upcoming dramas like The Morning Show and See, but its latest trailers show a different side to the soon-to-be-released streaming platform.In a bid to appeal to kids (and their parents), Apple has rel...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Sony Xperia 5 deals have landed with free headphones - see where to pre-order For those who love a good Netflix binge on the train or a YouTube viewing session in bed, we have some good news for you. Sony Xperia 5 deals are now officially available to pre-order.Obviously with Sony being one of the smaller phone brands around r...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Canon EOS Ra: could third EOS R-series model be aimed at astrophotographers? Astrophotographer? Canon user? Looks like there's some good news in the stars, as Canon's UK website appears to have leaked details of a new EOS Ra model.Canon Rumors spotted a leaflet from an instruction manual that appears similar to thos...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Facebook and Ray-Ban could be collaborating on AR smart glasses Would you buy Facebook smart glasses? The social media giant seems to be banking on it, with a new report by CNBC pointing to ambitious plans around AR wearables in the coming years.Codenamed "Orion", the smart glasses are reportedly being poised as ...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) release date, trailer and news Call of Duty Modern Warfare (2019) is something of a reset for the bestselling FPS franchise – removing the frills of zombies, jetpacks, double-jumps and futuristic gadgetry for a grounded take on what military engagement actually looks like i...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Skullcandy's Crusher ANC headphones take bass to the extreme Skullcandy has announced a new version of its popular wireless Crusher headphones, which have been updated to include active noise cancelation and Skullcandy's patented Sensory Bass technology. According to the company, the Skullcandy Crush...
13:45, 2019-09-19

OnePlus TV remote design is inspired by OnePlus 3, says CEO Pete Lau In just a week from now, OnePlus will be making its gala entrance into the smart television segment with the OnePlus TV. The company's CEO Pete Lau has been dropping hints and teasers about the TV-- its design, the hardware inside, services that...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Windows Defender is the latest thing Microsoft has broken – here’s how to fix it Microsoft has broken something else with an update – this appears to be becoming a bad habit of late – and this time it’s Windows Defender, although the problem has now been fixed according to the software giant.So what is this i...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Here's the world’s cheapest laptop but it comes with a fatal flaw At $120, the Thomson X5 Neo 10 is the cheapest laptop in the world (at least till Black Friday 2019), but there is a reason why. It uses the bare minimum in terms of hardware to meet the requirements of Windows 10.Available in black or white, the lap...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Hurry! Today is the last day to get cheap fibre broadband deals from Vodafone For a while now, Vodafone has been running a deal you really can't say no to, its fastest fibre broadband deal for the same price as its regular package. But now its looking like that incredible offer will finally be coming to an end.Vodafone ha...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Huawei Mate 30 launch live blog: we're reporting live from the Munich event The Huawei Mate 30 launch is today, September 19, and we're in Munich, Germany reporting live from the firm's launch event.Rumors suggest we could see at least three smartphones, a new smartwatch, a refreshed fitness tracker and even a TV, ...
13:45, 2019-09-19

Barca join Man Utd in race for striking sensation Haaland - Euro Papers "Erling Haaland scored a hat-trick for Red Bull Salzburg this week and one Spanish newspaper revealed today that Barcelona are one of a whole host of clubs watching his progress - but that they have been tracking him for some time."...
13:45, 2019-09-19

A Revolution in France: Mayors Fight Pesticides A mayor banned pesticide use on the farms surrounding his village. Even though he was prosecuted for doing so, dozens of other mayors have followed his lead....
13:45, 2019-09-19

Nifty Closes At Lowest Level In Seven Months: Highlights Stock Market LIVE (Sensex, Nifty today): The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 576.08 points to touch 35,987.80 in afternoon, its lowest intraday level recorded since March 5. The broader NSE Nifty......
13:45, 2019-09-19

No Rise In Mukesh Ambani's Stake In Company, Says Reliance Industries The clarification comes as reports suggested that Mukesh Ambani increased his stake in RIL after Reliance Services and Holdings, an Ambani firm, acquired 17.18 crore equity shares, or 2.71 per cent......
13:45, 2019-09-19

How To Transfer PF Balance With Previous Employer To New Employer Employees' Provident Fund Organization or EPFO, the nodal agency that monitors Employees' Provident Fund contributions, allows the subscriber - or employees of an organisation of 20 or more......
13:45, 2019-09-19

Exclusive: Zarif threatens 'all-out war' in case of military strike on Iran In an exclusive interview with CNN's Nick Paton Walsh, Zarif raised the specter of 'all-out war' in case of a US or Saudi military strike on the country....
13:45, 2019-09-19

New U.S. home construction at strongest level in 12 years New housing construction in the United States grew by 12 percent in August -- the strongest showing in more than a decade, the Commerce Department said Wednesday....
13:15, 2019-09-19

In photos: Highlights from the week in Washington, D.C., for September 16, 2019 Ivanka Trump leads a workforce advisory board meeting at the Boys & Girls Club; Vice President Mike Pence greets newly naturalized U.S. citizens; and President Donald Trump's former campaign manager testifies in Congress, among the highlights of the ...
13:15, 2019-09-19

President Donald Trump 'revokes' waiver for California to set tougher emissions standards President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration will revoke a federal waiver, granted a decade ago, that allows California to mandate some of the strictest emissions standards for automobiles in the U.S....
13:15, 2019-09-19

Federal Reserve orders 2nd straight interest rate cut For the second meeting in a row, the Federal Reserve ordered another quarter-point interest rate cut at the conclusion of its policy summit Wednesday....
13:15, 2019-09-19

Gun violence costs U.S. $229B annually, analysis says Gun violence costs the United States $229 billion -- or 1.4 percent of the gross domestic product -- each year, an analysis by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., released Wednesday indicates....
13:15, 2019-09-19

Imelda triggers widespread flooding across southeastern Texas Flood watches remained in effect Wednesday across southeastern Texas as Tropical Depression Imelda's heavy rain threatened to cause hazardous flooding and travel disruptions....
13:15, 2019-09-19

Ivanka Trump visits Boys & Girls Club in workforce meeting President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, visited the Boys & Girls Club of D.C. on Wednesday as part of a White House American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting....
13:15, 2019-09-19

Jerry to strengthen into hurricane as it nears Caribbean islands The Atlantic basin has become a cauldron of tropical activity in recent weeks, and the latest system to bubble up far out over the Atlantic Ocean is Tropical Storm Jerry, which came alive early Wednesday....
13:15, 2019-09-19

Scientists claim key advance in battle against citrus greening Scientists have discovered how to grow the bacteria that causes citrus greening disease, which has blighted orange trees in Florida and Texas and threatens commercial groves in California....
13:15, 2019-09-19

Humberto batters Bermuda with hurricane-force winds, rain While Bermuda avoided a direct hit from powerful Hurricane Humberto, the storm unleashed rain, fierce winds and pounding seas on its close approach late Wednesday....
13:15, 2019-09-19

Washington Monument reopens after 3-year project to upgrade elevator, security For the first time in three years, the Washington Monument -- one of the most popular and recognizable landmarks in the District of Columbia -- will open to the public on Thursday after extensive renovations....
13:15, 2019-09-19

Human Hearts Streamlined for Stamina by Neolithic Revolution Farming caused the human heart to evolve less “ape-like” and be better for endurance and stamina. New research suggests human hearts significantly changed when we dropped hunting and began leading more consistent lives as farmers, and now they are lo...
13:15, 2019-09-19

Mokele-mbembe: The Monster of the Congo River Mokèlé-mbèmbé is the name given to a creature believed to inhabit the upper reaches of the Congo River basin, i.e. Congo, Zambia, and Cameroon, as well as in Lake Tele (in the Republic of Congo) and its surrounding regions. This name originates from ...
13:15, 2019-09-19

Indian Man Removes His Devil’s Horn A sebaceous horn, popularly known as Devil’s Horn, grew from an old Indian man’s head after an injury. ...
13:15, 2019-09-19

Body Snatchers, the Cemetery Entrepreneurs of the 18th and 19th Centuries Anatomists of the 18th and 19th centuries faced a dreadful predicament in that they lacked what would today be called ‘educational aids’.  They needed cadavers to dissect.   ...
13:15, 2019-09-19

The Rise and Demise of the Seleucid Empire The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic state that existed between the 4th and 1st centuries BC. It was established by Seleucus I Nicator ...
13:15, 2019-09-19

Okay, Ladies, Now Let’s Get In Formation: 5 Ridiculously Fun Bachelorette Party Destinations Where You Can Lap Up Gallons Of Cola And Rip Ass With Your Best Gals Planning a bachelorette party doesn’t have to be stressful. All you need to show your beautiful bride-to-be a rip-roaring good time (besides a wide variety of penis-themed inflatables, of course) are hundreds of gallons of cola, a fun group of gals w...
13:15, 2019-09-19

Major Security Crisis: The Rooster That’s Loose In The White House Is No Longer Afraid Of The Jack-O’-Lantern President Trump Put Outside The Oval Office To Scare It Away A national security crisis is currently unfolding in Washington, D.C. that could alter the course of American history forever: According to the Secret Service, the rooster that’s currently loose in the White House is no longer afraid of the jack-o’-l...
13:15, 2019-09-19

Margaret Trudeau on her JFL42 1-woman show and the struggle of mental illness Margaret Trudeau tackles serious topics in 'Certain Woman of an Age,' most notably the tragic death of her son and her lifelong battle with mental illness....
13:15, 2019-09-19

Kevin Spacey accuser dies before sexual assault lawsuit proceeds The late and undisclosed plaintiff had accused the 'Baby Driver' actor of forcing him to grope his genitals during a massage therapy appointment in 2016....
13:15, 2019-09-19

Redskins send Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to injured reserve, sign Noah Spence Washington now has 10 players on IR, and major injury issues in its defensive backfield. Spence, an edge rusher, will be called upon to help improve the team's pass rush....
13:15, 2019-09-19

Referee who told wrestler to cut dreadlocks before match is suspended two years The viral incident from last December, in which Alan Maloney gave Andrew Johnson the option of cutting his dreadlocks or forfeiting, caused widespread outrage....
13:15, 2019-09-19

In diverse Toronto, the Raptors’ sports hijab is hailed as a win for inclusivity The head coverings, worn in public by some Muslim women, have not always been accepted by major sports organizations. Now, they are being marketed and sold by the Raptors and Nike as part of an inclusive initiative inspired by Muslim women basketball...
13:15, 2019-09-19

Ben Olsen’s choice for D.C. United: Wayne Rooney or Ola Kamara The coach prefers to start one striker but will have two proven scorers when both are healthy. It’s Rooney’s job to lose, though he has gone two months and five matches without a goal....
13:15, 2019-09-19

Ereck Flowers knows he has a long way to go, but with Redskins, he’s enjoying football again The Redskins' left guard, who was a frequent target of criticism during failed stints with the Giants and Jaguars, has been solid through two games with Washington....
13:15, 2019-09-19

Missing Paychecks Leave Small Firms Scrambling The FBI is investigating a payroll processor after about $30 million destined for paychecks and related tax payments went missing this month. Roughly 8,000 employees and nearly 400 companies have been affected....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Among Today's Most Prized Leadership Qualities: Playing Nicely Getting along well with your peers counts for a lot when you vie for the same plum promotion. Your management career may benefit even if you lose the race. Yet it can be hard to cooperate and compete at the same time....
12:45, 2019-09-19

U.S. Housing Starts Rose Significantly in August Home building in the U.S. increased in August to the highest level since June 2007, a positive note for the housing industry in a year marked by lagging home sales and sluggish single-family construction....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Mortgage Rates Decline Ahead of Fed Meeting Consumers’ borrowing costs have drifted lower since the Federal Reserve cut interest rates in July, fueling a wave of mortgage refinancing and helping to support household spending despite deepening economic uncertainty....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Fed Sees Three Dissents at Meeting for First Time Since 2016 Three Federal Reserve officials voted against the central bank’s decision to cut interest rates by a quarter percentage point, the largest number of formal dissents since Jerome Powell became chairman....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Fed Cuts Rates By Quarter Point, But Faces Growing Split The Federal Reserve cut its short-term benchmark rate by a quarter point to cushion the U.S. economy against global economic headwinds. Officials left the door open for more but were split over the outlook for further reductions....
12:45, 2019-09-19

GM Workers---Some With No Strike Experience---Gird for Longer Walkout The first strike called by the United Auto Workers against General Motors Co. in more than a decade lasted a third day, and many on the picket line Wednesday—including some hired since the last stoppage—said they are prepared to stay away longer....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Comcast Cuts Price of Its Streaming Hardware From $5 a Month to $0 Comcast is making its streaming device available free of charge to its internet-only customers, in an effort to capitalize on its expanding broadband customer base as the battle for streaming customers ramps up....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Shay Mitchell Leaves Her Boyfriend on Read While Celebrating Her Baby Shower With Strippers Big mom energy! Shay Mitchell is ready to welcome her first child... but first, she had to have a bomb baby shower. "I know I said that I wasn't gonna have a baby shower......
12:45, 2019-09-19

Kieran Culkin and Wife Jazz Charton Welcome Their First Child Together The Roy family has added another member to its line of Succession. Kieran Culkin, who plays Romulus "Roman" Roy in the HBO series, recently welcomed his first child with wife......
12:45, 2019-09-19

Tom Brady Reveals How He and Gisele Bündchen Motivate Their Kids to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen are raising their kids to become anything but ordinary. And how could they be? With a sports legend and a world-famous supermodel as parents, the......
12:45, 2019-09-19

America's Got Talent Season 14 Crowns a Winner Well this feels right. Kodi Lee has been named the winner of America's Got Talent season 14, which felt inevitable all season long. The 22 year-old singer and pianist is blind and......
12:45, 2019-09-19

Married at First Sight Couple ''Hotter Than Ever'' After Brief Split Reunited and it feels so dramatic?! On tonight's all-new Married at First Sight, all four couples from season nine came together to discuss life after decision day. While......
12:45, 2019-09-19

Mike Johnson Sounds Off on Getting Snubbed as The Bachelor's Next Lead Mike Johnson may not be the next Bachelor, but he still knows how "wonderful" he is. Viewers across the country thought Mike was an absolute shoe-in for the role of The Bachelor.......
12:45, 2019-09-19

American Horror Story: 1984 Sets Up an Absolutely Terrifying '80s Extravaganza American Horror Story: 1984 is here and now we're wondering how on earth this show is only now giving us 80s slasher movie. The first few minutes of the new season (after the murder......
12:45, 2019-09-19

25 Shocking Secrets About ER Revealed 331 episodes. 124 Emmy nominations. 49 million viewers. One George Clooney. 25 years ago, ER made its debut on NBC, introducing viewers to the emergency room doctors at County General......
12:45, 2019-09-19

Mandy Moore's Style Evolution: See Her Red Carpet Looks Then Vs. Now Mandy Moore has undergone quite the style evolution over the past decade. Then a blonde, the star of NBC's This Is Us and singer was thrust into the public at age 15 in 1999 with her......
12:45, 2019-09-19

Gus Kenworthy Isn't Alone: When Athletes Go Hollywood Gus Kenworthy is ready for his close-up. The openly-gay Olympic freestyle skier, who earned the silver medal in Men's slopestyle at the 2014 games in Sochi, has gone officially gone......
12:45, 2019-09-19

Must-see TV: Titans CB Adoree' Jackson has designs that go beyond the NFL Tennessee Titans defensive back Adoree' Jackson is entering his third NFL season and aims to make his mark both on and off the field.       ...
12:45, 2019-09-19

As Lamar Jackson rises in second season, Ravens QB prepares to take on Chiefs team that handed him first loss Lamar Jackson's first true test of the 2019 season comes against a Chiefs team that handed him his first loss as a starter last year.       ...
12:45, 2019-09-19

Renewable energy is costing less than fossil fuels, says Michael Milken The world is moving away from carbon-based energy not just for the environment, but also because it makes sense economically, said Michael Milken, chairman of the Milken Institute....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Michigan man went from ‘perfectly healthy to brain dead’ in 9 days after contracting rare mosquito-borne disease, report says A man from Michigan went from “perfectly healthy to brain dead” in nine days after contracting a rare-mosquito-borne disease, according to a local report....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Fifa 20 review: A nostalgic throwback with a modern twist as EA Sports edges closer to reality The official launch of Fifa 20 is now just days away and football fans are gearing up to shut themselves away from the outside world to get acquainted with the title's latest incarnation....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Elliot Daly: England must focus on reaching last eight at Rugby World Cup Elliot Daly says England rugby's first target at the World Cup is making sure they qualify from their pool following a nightmare campaign four years ago....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Philippines Declares Polio Outbreak After 19 Years Free of the Disease The country’s health secretary said that government scientists had confirmed one case in the southern province of Lanao del Sur and were looking at another suspected case....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Sterilized Workers Seek to Collect Damages Against Dow Chemical in France A pesticide made by Dow Chemical sterilized thousands of banana workers in Nicaragua decades ago. In an unusual legal move, they are turning to France to enforce payment....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Study: Postmenopausal women have higher bad cholesterol levels Post-menopausal women, on average, have higher levels of bad cholesterol than premenopausal women, putting them at a higher risk for heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases...
12:45, 2019-09-19

New research gives clues to link between obesity, abnormal bowel habits People with obesity or severe obesity are 60 percent more likely to have chronic diarrhea than those with normal BMI, according to a study that suggests BMI is important to consider when treating abnormal bowel habits....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Combination therapy shows promise against fast-growing lung cancer A trio of mTOR, IGF1R, and MEK inhibiting compounds shrunk lung tumors in mice and cancer cells in humans caused by a mutation in the KRAS gene, suggesting a new treatment method for adenocarcinomas....
12:45, 2019-09-19

Netflix may use performance bonuses to incentivize actors and filmmakers Netflix's upfront payment to filmmakers and other talent means movies will make money no matter what. However, the streaming giant could lose out on some projects with that practice, seeing as it puts a limit on potential profit. Those who belie...
12:45, 2019-09-19

Tesla's Model 3 joins Audi's E-Tron in claiming top safety award The Tesla Model 3 has joined the Audi E-Tron as one of the safest cars on the road, earning a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The organization said that the Model 3 earned "good" ratings across the board...
12:45, 2019-09-19

Arcimoto is finally shipping its three-wheeled EV to customers After more than a decade of working on its "Fun Utility Vehicle," or FUV, Arcimoto is finally shipping the three-wheeled EVs to customers. The company announced today that it's entered production mode, which means you could see the FUV cruising ...
12:45, 2019-09-19

Google makes Assistant available via a free phone call in India Getting fast and accurate answers to queries is still a big challenge in places where people don't have reliable access to the internet. To help the hundreds of millions of people in India who have a mobile phone but limited or no internet acces...
12:45, 2019-09-19

Turns out smartphones aren't making millennials grow horns after all Demonizing smartphones and millennials is a favorite past time among certain segments of the population, and earlier this year there was an excellent opportunity for both when a science journal published a dubious article claiming that using smartpho...
12:45, 2019-09-19

Vaping devices still available on Amazon, Flipkart after India ban Some vaping products were still listed on the Indian websites of Amazon.com Inc and Walmart's Flipkart on Thursday, while several other websites discontinued their sales a day after the government's nationwide ban....
12:15, 2019-09-19

Among babies and pregnant mothers, a death every 11 seconds, says U.N. More women and newborns survive now than ever before, largely thanks to better healthcare, United Nations data showed on Thursday, but a baby or a pregnant woman still dies every 11 seconds somewhere in the world....
12:15, 2019-09-19

What do I need to make YouTube videos? Ed wonders if you need a computer to make YouTube videos, as he doesn’t own oneI’m a newbie. When people shoot YouTube videos, do they need a computer or laptop to do so? I don’t have either. EdPeople shoot videos with all kinds of equipment, from si...
12:15, 2019-09-19

The war on (unwanted) dick pics has begun A web developer asked men to send her pictures of their genitals in order to build a filter that ‘recognises’ a penis and blurs it. Which raises the question: why haven’t tech companies taken this on yet?Earlier this month, after waking up to find an...
12:15, 2019-09-19

'I’m tired and desperate' – a disabled victim of domestic violence on her struggle to survive Disabled women are at higher risk of domestic violence than others, so why are there so few accessible refuges? As Sarah’s story shows, they are faced with an impossible systemTo survive in the refuge, Sarah (not her real name) stores fruit and cerea...
12:15, 2019-09-19

The most hotly anticipated Android phone this fall won’t launch in the US or Europe The iPhone 11 series might be the hottest new phone lineup right now, but every other company in the business is trying to shift the conversation toward their own Android flagships. Several of the major smartphone makers out there have already unveil...
12:15, 2019-09-19

Android 10 beta for Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 is almost here Unless you own a Pixel, waiting for the latest Android release to hit your device can be excruciating, but anyone who picked up one of the latest flagship phones from Samsung this year won’t have to wait too much longer. On Tuesday, SamMobile r...
12:15, 2019-09-19

Facebook’s new Portal TV turns your television into a video chat monitor The average Facebook user out there likely wasn’t secretly hoping the world’s biggest social networking company (and frequent privacy flouter) would release a new video chat device that could be installed in the home. Nevertheless, Facebo...
12:15, 2019-09-19

Google canceled the Pixel Watch years ago and never looked back We’ve come across rumors detailing Google’s so-called Pixel Watch with some regularity, but the company never made a Wear OS gadget of its own that could compete against the Apple Watch. Meanwhile, the Apple Watch kept growing, having vir...
12:15, 2019-09-19

Leaked OnePlus 7T Pro press image reveals the phone’s final design Now that Apple has taken the wraps off its next iPhone, the two notable phones left to be fully unveiled in 2019 are the Pixel 4 and the OnePlus 7T. Both have been the subject of countless leaks over the past few months, but with the OnePlus 7T launc...
12:15, 2019-09-19

There may be a huge Apple Watch upgrade cycle on the horizon Over the past few years, the Apple Watch has quickly evolved from a niche product into a mainstream device. Thanks to a number of impressive updates that saw Apple add cellular connectivity, along with a host of health and fitness features, Apple Wat...
12:15, 2019-09-19

Facebook is working on AR glasses it thinks can replace your iPhone and Android Facebook is reportedly developing augmented reality (AR) glasses with a twist. These won’t be tethered to a mobile device, but will instead work as a standalone product that could replace smartphones. Facebook aims to release the product by 202...
12:15, 2019-09-19

The cheat hackers 'ruining' gaming for others The use of cheats is a major problem in video games and it’s becoming increasingly lucrative as esports take off. We meet a teenage hacker’s making thousands....
12:15, 2019-09-19

Facebook rolls out new line of creepy home speakers Facebook just can’t take a hint. After its first-ever hardware device got slammed by critics as a potential spying apparatus last year, Facebook on Wednesday unveiled a new generation of its “Portal” video chatting devices. The screen-equipped home s...
12:15, 2019-09-19

Millions of Americans’ private medical images are available online, report finds Medical images and health data belonging to millions of Americans — including X-rays and CT scans — are unprotected online and able to be seen by anyone with basic computer expertise, a scathing new report published Tuesday found. Accordi...
12:15, 2019-09-19

Mars orbiter captures crazy photo of planet’s North Pole The Mars we’ve often seen in photos from rovers and orbiters is dry, dusty and barren, but there are parts of the planet that, when viewed separately, could trick you into thinking you’re looking at a totally foreign alien land. The latest snap...
12:15, 2019-09-19

Facebook to train AI with police bodycam footage to combat extremism Facebook will work with law enforcement agencies to train its artificial intelligence systems to detect videos of violent events as part of its ongoing battle against extremism on the platform....
12:15, 2019-09-19

NASA manager casts doubt on 2024 moon landing CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A top NASA manager cast doubt Wednesday on the space agency’s ability to land astronauts on the moon by 2024. Kenneth Bowersox, acting associate administrator for human exploration and operations, told a Congressional subcommit...
12:15, 2019-09-19

Automated vehicles won’t be taking truckers’ jobs anytime soon: study Truck drivers can put the brakes on their worst automation fears. Robots are not getting behind the wheel and stealing the jobs of long-haul drivers anytime soon, according to two government experts, offering a contrarian view to some of the biggest ...
12:15, 2019-09-19

Market LIVE Updates: Sensex Plunges Over 550 Points To Hit Six-Month Low Stock Market LIVE (Sensex, Nifty today): The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 576.08 points to touch 35,987.80 in afternoon, its lowest intraday level recorded since March 5. The broader NSE Nifty......
12:15, 2019-09-19

US Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates, Signals Holding Pattern For Now Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the rate cut was designed "to provide insurance against ongoing risks" including weak global growth and resurgent trade tensions. The Fed also cut rates in......
12:15, 2019-09-19

Petrol, Diesel Prices Hiked For Third Straight Day. Check Rates Here Petrol, diesel prices today: Oil marketing companies such as state-run Indian Oil Corporation currently review the fuel prices on a daily basis, and any revisions are implemented at the fuel stations......
12:15, 2019-09-19

SBI Now Pays These Interest Rates On Fixed Deposits Up To Rs 2 Crore State Bank of India (SBI) interest rates: The country's largest bank currently pays interest at the rates of 4.50-6.50 per cent on fixed deposits up to Rs 2 crore to the public, and 5-7 per cent to......
12:15, 2019-09-19

What Will My Grandchild Remember? When we think about what we leave behind as grandparents, we hope we will have transmitted lessons about kindness, justice, strength and confidence, the boundless nature of love....
11:45, 2019-09-19

Nielsen Takes Minority Stake in Brand-Safety Firm OpenSlate Executives declined to disclose the size of Nielsen’s investment in OpenSlate. The deal values OpenSlate at more than $100 million, according to a person familiar with the matter....
11:45, 2019-09-19

Apple Communications Chief to Leave Company Apple said its head of communications is leaving the company, the latest of several senior executive departures this year as the tech giant reorients its business amid flagging iPhone sales....
11:45, 2019-09-19

California Enacts Law to Classify Some Gig Workers as Employees California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation intended to classify some independent contractors as employees eligible for legal protections as companies including Uber and Lyft ramp up their resistance to the change....
11:45, 2019-09-19

'This Is Not the Way Everybody Behaves.' How Adam Neumann's Over-the-Top Style Built WeWork. His entrepreneurial vision and risk-taking, plus tequila and marijuana, helped fuel We Co.’s breakneck growth. Those qualities are piling up as potential liabilities as the company prepares to go public....
11:45, 2019-09-19

Zuckerberg Heads to Capitol Hill to Push His Version of Web Regulation Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg will pitch to lawmakers his moderate vision for internet regulation and seeking to placate lawmakers who are weighing tougher moves....
11:45, 2019-09-19

AT&T Considering Split With DirecTV AT&T is exploring parting with its DirecTV unit, people familiar with the matter said, a move that would mark a mark a sharp course correction in strategy for the phone giant....
11:45, 2019-09-19

Special report: How climate change is melting France’s largest glacier As the UN prepares its report on the fate of the world’s ice, Adam Vaughan visits the dramatically changing landscape of Mer de Glace near Mont Blanc...
11:45, 2019-09-19

The school climate strikes this Friday need the support of adults The school strikes for the climate have energised the climate change fight. People of all ages should heed the call to join in on 20 September, says Alice Bell...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Climate change will boost risk of extreme flooding in northern Europe Climate change will increase the risk of heavy rainfall and storm surges combining to cause extreme flooding around the UK, Germany and other parts of northern Europe...
11:45, 2019-09-19

People like the idea of a carbon tax - if the money is put to good use Survey of people in the US suggests the public will support carbon taxes high enough to produce big emissions cuts - if they approve of how the revenue is used...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Man charged in four Detroit killings A man already charged in two sexual assaults has been charged with murder in the killings of four women whose bodies were found stashed in abandoned houses in Detroit. (Sept. 18)        ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Man claims Chicago cop framed him for murder at 15. Lawyers say they can prove it Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara framed 15-year-old Demetrius Johnson for murder, lawyers with The Exoneration Project say in a new petition.        ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Trump signs name on Mexico border wall President Donald Trump capped a three-day trip to the West by penning his signature in magic marker on the San Diego wall at the Mexico border. Trump calls it "an amazing project." (Sept. 18)        ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Two deputies injured, suspect killed in Tennessee shooting Deputies were serving a fugitive arrest warrant Wednesday when they were confronted by a suspect and gunfire was exchanged, authorities say.        ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Trump administration looking at Los Angeles homeless The Trump administration did not offer specific solutions to homelessness in Los Angeles as the secretary of Housing and Urban Development toured a Skid Row shelter and called for cooperation among federal, state and local governments. (Sept. 18) ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Lawmaker facing child porn charges resigns from Pennsylvania Senate Calls for Pennsylvania state Sen. Mike Folmer to resign after the charges were announced late Tuesday were swift and far-reaching.        ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Trump bars California from setting fuel standards President Donald Trump announced his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move opposed by state leaders and environmental advocates. (Sept. 18)   ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Derrick Henry tired of seeing 99-yard run Titans running back Derrick Henry is tired of seeing his NFL record-tying 99-yard rum and says he’s pretty sure the Jaguars are, too. Henry tied Tony Dorsett’s record against Jacksonville last December. (Sept. 18)        ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Jet's QB Darnold working way back to health Sam Darnold is back at the New York Jets facility and is feeling healthier. Patience and caution are the two biggest parts of his game plan right now but the second-year quarterback is looking forward to when he can get back under center. (Sept. 18) ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Brenda L. Jacobs has been missing since 2003. Philadelphia police may have found her remains Remains found by Philadelphia police may close the case of Brenda L. Jacobs, who has been missing since 2003.        ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Today in History for September 19th Highlights of this day in history: A pivotal battle in the American Revolution; President James Garfield dies; Bruno Hauptmann arrested in the Lindbergh baby case; Unabomber's manifesto published; 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' premieres. (Sept. 19)  ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

'Get it together': False emergency sirens spark déjà vu on Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Maui Emergency sirens accidentally went off on Oahu and Maui Wednesday, rattling nerves as Hawaii residents recalled surviving a false missile alarm.        ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Trudeau apology: brownface unacceptable and racist Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau' apologized following the publication of a yearbook photo showing him in brownface makeup at a 2001 costume party. Opposition leader Andrew Scheer called Trudeau "not fit to govern this country." (Sept. 19) ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Bernie Sanders is still leading a revolution Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he can lead a revolution. He also says that some of his ideas that seemed radical in 2016 have been adopted by other Democratic candidates. (Sept. 19)        ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

'It's our future that's at stake': US students plan to skip school Friday to fight climate 'emergency' Tens of thousands of high school students in cities nationwide plan to skip class Friday to attend Global Climate Strike marches.        ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

Imelda brings heavy rain and tornadoes to Texas Officials in Houston and surrounding communities say Houston and the surrounding communities could get more heavy rain from Tropical Depression Imelda on Thursday. The storm's remnants spawned several weak tornadoes on Wednesday. (Sept. 19)  ...
11:45, 2019-09-19

| SABC bleeds billions in 'exorbitant' sports broadcast rights - CEO In the past three years SABC lost as much as R3.8bn on monies paid for sports broadcasting rights. If the SABC continued on this trajectory it would need another R6.8bn, members of Parliament heard....
11:15, 2019-09-19

| Fight Mayweather or retire, Arum tells Pacquiao Veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum believes Manny Pacquiao should retire from the sport soon unless he can land a lucrative rematch with Floyd Mayweather....
11:15, 2019-09-19

| Teen phenom Bhatia 'ready to get it going' in PGA Tour debut Akshay Bhatia, the teenage American making his professional debut at the PGA Tour's Sanderson Farms Championship this week, doesn't have far to look for inspiration....
11:15, 2019-09-19

| Tiger confirmed for Japanese skins challenge Tiger Woods is expected to go head to head with Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Hideki Matsuyama in a live competition called The Challenge: Japan Skins....
11:15, 2019-09-19

Kodi Lee celebrates his 'AGT' victory: 'Heck, yeah! I'm a winner' Kodi Lee celebrated winning 'America's Got Talent' as his mother, Tina, explained the significance of the victory by a young man with special needs.        ...
11:15, 2019-09-19

WeWork's Neumann wants to live forever, be king of the world and first trillionaire, says WSJ According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann has floated the idea of becoming Israel's prime minister or leader of the world....
11:15, 2019-09-19

Blockchain consulting firm allegedly extorted crypto start-up with threats to hijack its ICO A New York-based blockchain consulting firm allegedly extorted a Seattle-based crypto start-up with threats to hijack its initial coin offering, in a case announced Wednesday by the Eastern District of New York prosecutor....
11:15, 2019-09-19

Meet the 27-year-old who raised $96 million to make video gaming a high school sport "We really believe PlayVS will be not only a generational gaming product, but also a 100 million-plus user subscription business," founder Delane Parnell says....
11:15, 2019-09-19

Instagram cracks down on posts touting 'miraculous' weight loss On Instagram and other social media sites, health misinformation is rampant. Companies have only recently begun to take steps to clamp down on this kind of content....
11:15, 2019-09-19

Leslie Jamison on the Best Book She Ever Got as a Present The author, whose new essay collection is “Make It Scream, Make It Burn,” says that a boyfriend gave her a “Choose Your Own Adventure” novel with a secret message inside. “I don’t think I fully appreciated this gesture at the time; now I do!”...
11:15, 2019-09-19

DUP says Stormont assembly would have a role in possible backstop solution The Northern Irish party propping up Britain's minority government is not seeking a veto over European rules as part of a possible solution to the controversial backstop, one of its senior lawmakers said on Thursday....
11:15, 2019-09-19

Tokyo court clears former Tepco executives of negligence over Fukushima disaster A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl in 1986....
11:15, 2019-09-19

French Leftist leader goes on trial on intimidation charges Leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon, one of France's main opposition leaders, arrived at a courthouse outside Paris on Thursday at the start of his trial on charges of intimidating officials who were investigating him over possible funding irregularities....
11:15, 2019-09-19

Canada's Trudeau apologizes for dressing up in brown face, election chances could suffer Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized on Wednesday for wearing brown face make-up in 2001 after an embarrassing picture emerged less than five weeks before an election in which he faces a tough fight....
11:15, 2019-09-19

At least 30 civilians killed in air strike near pine nut field in eastern Afghanistan At least 30 civilians were killed and 40 injured in an air strike conducted by the Afghan security forces, backed by U.S. air support, in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Thursday....
11:15, 2019-09-19

Israel's Gantz to speak at 1100 GMT, after Netanyahu overture Israeli election challenger Benny Gantz will deliver a statement on 1100 GMT on Thursday, his office said, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on the centrist rival to join him in a broad governing coalition....
11:15, 2019-09-19