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Oil Gains on Geopolitics, Rising U.S. Equities

Oil prices rose as geopolitical tensions and rising stock prices on Wall Street offset bearish data showing U.S. oil inventories are at a 20-month high....

Oil Gains on Geopolitics, Rising U.S. Equities

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Glitz, glamour and geopolitics – is this the most contentious Eurovision ever? Tel Aviv is hosting the song contest against a backdrop of religious dissent, calls for a boycott and a fragile truce with HamasKeen to promote itsel...
23:56, 05/11/2019

Cboe Europe Equities Ready to Go for MiFID II LONDON – 1 November 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today ...
18:42, 05/01/2019

Investment Grade Bonds Keep Chugging Along - Which Is Important For Equities A quick update on the investment grade bond market, an explanation of recent weakness and why the strength in this market should continue to support ...
17:28, 05/01/2019

CBOE Wins "Equities Exchange of The Year" Award CHICAGO, IL -- September 18, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today was named "Equities Exchange of the Year" at GlobalCapital's (...
08:42, 05/02/2019

Bats Announces Fee Overhaul of EDGA Equities Exchange CHICAGO, KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 30, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and the second-largest operator of stock exchanges in the Uni...
03:42, 05/02/2019

Equities dip on China data, Alphabet results; euro strengthens Global equity markets edged lower on Tuesday, weighed by weak Chinese business surveys and a tumble in shares of Google parent Alphabet, while the eu...
20:42, 04/30/2019

Cboe Europe Plans to Launch Equities Trading in Three New Markets LONDON – 20 September 2018 – Cboe Europe, the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it will expand its coverage to 18 markets ...
16:28, 05/01/2019

Elections, Corporate Earnings To Prompt Volatility In Equities: Analysts Companies like Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank, HCL Technologies, Larsen & Toubro and State Bank of India are expected to announce their Q4 earning results...
14:14, 05/05/2019

Cboe Europe Equities Reports January Volume and Activity LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today ...
18:42, 05/01/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold struggles for direction as dollar firms, equities dip Gold price were mostly unchanged on Friday after a steep fall in the previous session, with gains curbed by a firmer dollar and a pullback in global ...
14:56, 05/17/2019

U.S.-China trade setback prolongs the global equities slide Global equities fell on Monday after their worst week of 2019, as hopes of an imminent U.S.-China trade deal were crushed and neither side showed a w...
13:28, 05/13/2019

Equities, yields close lower before U.S.-China trade crunch time Stock indexes around the world fell for a fourth day in a row on Thursday, though Wall Street closed above session lows after comments from President...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Sun Trading to Utilise Cboe Europe Equities Systematic Internaliser Services LONDON – 26 January 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announ...
18:42, 05/01/2019

Apple magic extends global equities' months-long rally Global equities were higher on Wednesday, extending the global equity market rally into a fifth month as investors cheered Apple's strong results and...
11:42, 05/01/2019

Bats Europe and Trax Connect for MiFID II Equities Trade Reporting London, 15 June 2017 – Trax®, a subsidiary of MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. and a leading provider of regulatory reporting, trade matching and capit...
03:42, 05/02/2019

Goldman Sachs global equities trades co-head Levine to retire Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Monday its co-head of global equities trades and execution services, Brian Levine, will retire this summer, according...
23:56, 05/06/2019

Investors shun equities, pile into bonds in past week: BAML Investors are neither extremely bullish nor bearish, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's gauge of market sentiment, as they weigh the impact...
01:14, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs global equities trades co-head Levine to retire Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Monday its co-head of global equities trades and execution services, Brian Levine, will retire this summer, according...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Cboe Global Markets Recognized as Designated Listing Exchange in Japan for U.S. Equities CHICAGO – December 22, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced the Japanese Financial Services Authority (JFSA) ...
18:42, 05/01/2019

Citi closes CitiCross 'dark pool' amid equities unit review A unit of Citigroup Inc has shut down one of its private stock trading venues, often referred to as dark pools, as part of a broader review of the ba...
20:42, 05/06/2019

Bats Europe Successfully Launches Buy-side Access to New European Equities Block IOI Platform LONDON – 20 March 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, and BIDS Trading, L.P....
03:42, 05/02/2019

Equities slip on China data; euro zone growth buoys single currency European shares edged down on Tuesday after weak Chinese business surveys doused appetite for risk, while the single currency climbed after euro zone...
15:28, 04/30/2019

Rupee Gains By 23 Paise Against Dollar Rupee vs dollar exchange rate today: The rupee opened strong at 70.32 at the interbank forex market then gained further ground and touched 70.21 amid...
07:14, 05/15/2019

Cboe Reports May Highlights for Cboe Europe Equities LONDON – 11 June 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported ...
16:28, 05/01/2019

Futures eke out gains as investors look past Fed decision U.S. stock index futures were modestly higher on Thursday, as investors looked past the Federal Reserve's patient stance on monetary policy and await...
13:56, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka stocks end near 6-1/2-year low; rupee gains Sri Lankan shares recouped early losses on Tuesday, but closed at their lowest levels in six-and-a-half years on lingering investor concerns followin...
15:42, 05/07/2019

Oil nearly flat in pause after previous session's gains Oil prices were near flat early Thursday in what was seen as a pause after gains in the two previous sessions, as traders considered geopolitical dev...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Value of Canadian building permits gains 2.1% in March The value of Canadian building permits rose 2.1% in March, driven higher by construction plans in the four Western provinces, after falling a revised...
14:56, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Strong US job gains of 263,000 cuts rate to 3.6% WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the April jobs report (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Hiring jumped in April as U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs, a str...
15:56, 05/03/2019

France won't ease reforms if far-right make EU gains: PM President Emmanuel Macron will press ahead with a social and economic reform agenda that spurred months of anti-government protests in France even if...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Manley's FCA leadership team gains some outside perspective Since succeeding Sergio Marchionne as CEO last summer, Mike Manley has largely untangled FCA's organizational chart, delegated critical duties and in...
10:56, 05/13/2019

Oil pares gains as US escalates trade war with China Oil prices pared earlier gains on Friday following U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took eff...
08:42, 05/10/2019

Socialists set to win Spanish election - but far-right makes gains Spain's ruling Socialists have secured the most votes in the country's general election but have failed to win a majority amid gains by the far-right...
23:14, 04/28/2019

Microsoft’s Cortana gains conversational AI, becoming an ‘intelligent agent’ Over at Build 2019 in Seattle, Washington, Microsoft has revealed its plans to push forward with making Cortana a smarter digital assistant which off...
17:56, 05/06/2019

U.S.-Stock Funds Rose 3.6% in April, Add to 2019 Gains Monthly Monitor: During April, two risks that worried investors in 2018, fears about a possible government shutdown and a trade war with China, vanis...
05:00, 05/06/2019

ISIS, After Laying Groundwork, Gains Toehold in Congo A recent assault on a military barracks was the first Congo attack claimed by the terror group. But there were earlier signs of an ISIS franchise in ...
05:42, 04/29/2019

Qualcomm hangs on to most Apple gains after earnings report Qualcomm Inc shares fell about 3% on Wednesday as investors got their first look at the bottom line impact of a patent fight settlement with Apple In...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Home price gains keep shrinking, but housing is still overpriced Home prices are less heated this spring, but the largest metropolitan markets are still overpriced. About 40% of the nation's top 50 markets, ba...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Far-right gains in Spanish polls are not Franco nostalgia: Analyst Spain will have another a left-wing minority government following its elections, analyst Salvador Llaudes tells DW. But it will not be unstable, he f...
16:14, 05/01/2019

New Aston Martin Vantage AMR gains seven-speed manual Aston Martin’s Vantage AMR will cost from £149,995 Limited-run special edition ditches automatic for dog-leg shift manual 'box in a bid to be more...
14:14, 05/01/2019

Waze app gains Pandora integration on Android and iOS devices Waze, Google Maps' rival, and Pandora, the music streaming company have just announced they have teamed up to offer Android and iOS users the option ...
20:42, 05/09/2019

US pregnancy deaths rising, especially among minorities: CDC Pregnancy-related deaths are rising in the United States and the main risk factor is being black, according to new reports that highlight racial disp...
20:14, 05/08/2019

Storm Threat Rising Thursday This isn’t a slam dunk setup for severe weather but we’ll see a chance developing Thursday afternoon & evening. It’s looking like i...
13:14, 05/09/2019

Tensions between Venezuela and the US keep rising. Here's how they got to this point Trump-backed Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president in January, said he was "beginning the final phase of Operation Freedom" and promise...
23:28, 04/30/2019

| The village that keeps rising from the volcanic ashes Four years after the volcano erupted – razing everything in its path in Cape Verde's Cha das Caldeiras valley – the floor tiles of the small, rebuilt...
03:14, 05/04/2019

Steady Flow of Refugees Fuels Nationalist Gains in Europe Europe’s refugee crisis peaked in 2016, but it never fully went away. Now, nationalists from Spain to Finland are successfully exploiting anti-immigr...
15:28, 04/30/2019

Logitech shares fall as investors pocket recent gains Logitech International SA shares fell nearly 9 percent on Tuesday as investors cashed in on the computer peripheral maker's gains this year and succe...
12:28, 04/30/2019

Outlook for Android and iOS gains new feature that help users get things done quicker Microsoft is bringing support for a new feature to Outlook for mobile – Actionable Messages. The new feature will be available once the latest update...
00:14, 05/07/2019

Magna Q1 net rises on one-time gains, but 2019 outlook reduced Magna said first-quarter net income rose to $1.11 billion, up mainly on the sale of its fluid pressure and controls unit. Results also were boosted b...
18:28, 05/09/2019

Wall Street gains on optimism over possible delay in auto tariffs U.S. stocks gained ground on Wednesday after a report that President Donald Trump was set to delay a decision to impose auto tariffs, offering respit...
20:42, 05/15/2019

Range Rover gains 395bhp Ingenium straight-six petrol Range Rover Land Rover adds 395bhp turbocharged and supercharged engine to luxury SUV, replacing V6 Land Rover has added its new 395bhp Ingenium s...
14:14, 05/01/2019

Oil rises as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices rose again on Friday and were on track for the first weekly gains this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Wall St. gains as trade optimism trumps dim economic data Wall Street turned positive on Wednesday following reports that U.S. President Donald Trump would hold off on imposing tariffs on imported cars and p...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Oil extends gains into third session amid Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday to extend gains into a third straight session, as tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential disruptions to su...
05:42, 05/16/2019

Oil steady as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices were steady on Friday, giving up earlier gains, and were on track for the first weekly increases this month, as rising tensions in the Mid...
11:14, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio’s neighborhood gym routine isn’t earning him political gains New York’s mayor, and the latest presidential candidate, says he frequents the YMCA to stay connected to the people, but many say he’s out of touchIf...
11:00, 05/19/2019

Wall St. Gains on Earnings Boost, Strong Economic Data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Monday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco a...
18:14, 05/16/2019

Treasurys Extend Gains as Investors Focus on Trade and Inflation U.S. government-bond prices rose in choppy trading as investors kept a close eye on U.S.-China trade developments and reacted to a mixed inflation re...
18:56, 05/10/2019

World stocks fall, dollar gains on Powell comments Global equities lost ground on Wednesday, snapping a three-day winning streak after the U.S. Federal Reserve held rates steady as expected but commen...
23:14, 05/01/2019

‘SOTC’: Rising From Depths Of Addiction To Help Others In Recovery (LEX 18) — Alex Elswick’s journey could be best be described as a cautionary tale turned inspirational story. It’s important to not...
18:28, 05/05/2019

GE's rising bonds offer another endorsement of CEO Culp General Electric Co shareholders offered their latest endorsement of new Chief Executive Larry Culp this week when they approved a pay package that c...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Rising Trade Tensions Slaughter Hog Stock Hong Kong-listed shares of WH Group, the world’s largest pork producer, sank as much as 9% after tweets from President Trump escalated the trade rhet...
15:14, 05/06/2019

Futures Now: Oil jumps on rising tensions with Iran "Futures Now" Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss where they see crude oil prices headed amid geopolitic...
19:42, 05/14/2019

You get the iPhone, I’ll get the mortgage - the rising price of smartphones The only sure things in life are death, taxes and rising smartphone prices, at least if the past few years are anything to go by.From the likes of th...
17:14, 05/12/2019

U.S. gas prices are rising — and the Saudis are in the driver’s seat Five decades after the oil crisis of the 1970s, Saudi Arabia can control the fuel market again, thanks to Venezuela’s problems, the Trump administrat...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Iran war 'not going to happen' despite rising tensions, says Romney Revolutionary Guards chief: Iran was not pursuing war eitherOpinion: Trump supporters don’t want war with IranMitt Romney has joined the commander o...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Japan's rising star could be its two-wheeled savior Carved into the north east coast of Kyushu, Japan's southern island, Fukuoka Prefecture is known for its ornate gardens, a majestic 17th century cast...
13:42, 05/07/2019

Impossible Foods’ rising empire of almost-meat This April Fools' Day, Impossible Foods was behind a prank video. Customers in a St Louis branch of Burger King were surreptitiously filmed eati...
18:56, 05/19/2019

Oil prices led lower by rising U.S. production, inventories Oil prices fell early Thursday despite an OPEC report confirming a sizable cut due to bearishness related to rising United States production and inve...
18:14, 04/28/2019

After years as the NBA playoffs’ JV bracket, the sun is rising in the East All four of the conference’s remaining teams are capable of winning it all, but each carries a measure of uncertainty and urgency that will ratchet u...
18:56, 04/28/2019

CBS sees ad prices rising for the fall season CBS Corp sees advertising prices rising for its slate of TV shows in the upcoming fall programming season, executives said, as the TV broadcaster and...
00:56, 05/03/2019

DBS posts record profit on lending gains, raises bar for Singapore banks Southeast Asia's biggest lender DBS Group Holdings Ltd beat market estimates to post a record quarterly profit, as strong lending income offset weakn...
09:14, 04/29/2019

Wall St. struggles to hold on to gains ahead of pivotal trade talks U.S. stocks flitted between gains and losses on Wednesday, as investors assessed the latest developments on trade, ahead of a crucial round of talks ...
20:28, 05/08/2019

SoftBank profits rise, party on gains from Saudi-tied fund Japanese internet company SoftBank has reported a 36% increase in profit for the fiscal year through March from the previous fiscal year, partly on g...
12:28, 05/09/2019

Ford, FCA, Toyota sales fall; Nissan, Honda post gains Ford, Fiat Chrysler and Toyota Motor posted lower April U.S. sales while Honda and Nissan volume rose as the industry struggled to post its first mon...
19:14, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka stocks fall for 6th session, rupee snaps 2 days of gains Sri Lankan shares extended falls into a sixth session on Thursday and closed at their lowest levels in six-and-a-half years, due to shattered investo...
15:42, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Logitech shares fall as investors pocket recent gains Logitech International SA shares fell nearly 9 percent on Tuesday as investors cashed in on the computer peripheral maker's gains this year and succe...
11:23, 04/30/2019

A1 Telekom Austria's core profit gains on new fixed-line services A1 Telekom Austria reported a 1.9 percent increase in its first-quarter core profit on Monday, thanks to higher income from its fixed-line services, ...
21:42, 04/29/2019

Climate emergency trend gains traction in German-speaking countries Dozens of cities across the world have declared a climate emergency. Now, students behind the school climate strikes are bringing the movement to Swi...
16:14, 05/01/2019

U.S. stock futures slip after tariff hike, Asia shares eke out gains U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares held onto earlier-pared gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff hike on $200 billion of ...
10:42, 05/10/2019

Sensex, Nifty Fluctuate Between Gains And Losses Amid Volatile Trade Zee Entertainment, Bharti Airtel, Adani Ports, Indiabulls Housing Finance and HDFC were the top percentage gainers on the 50-scrip index at the time....
11:42, 05/10/2019

CEE MARKETS-Forint leads gains on German data, global relief Central European stocks and currencies firmed on Friday, helped by strong German export data and hopes in global markets for a trade deal between the...
12:56, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-GE's rising bonds offer another endorsement of CEO Culp General Electric Co shareholders offered their latest endorsement of new Chief Executive Larry Culp this week when they approved a 2018 pay package w...
05:14, 05/10/2019

Heart failure deaths rising in U.S., especially among younger adults (Reuters Health) - More U.S. adults are dying from heart failure today than a decade ago, and the sharpest rise in mortality is happening among middl...
18:56, 05/08/2019

U.S. CEO group says rising U.S.-China tariffs could hurt economy Business Roundtable, a group of U.S. corporate chief executive officers, said on Friday it was concerned that rising U.S.-China tariffs will hurt the...
22:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. Credit-Card Delinquency Rates Rising, Particularly Among the Young Credit-card delinquency rates are rising, particularly among young people who are now more likely to have a credit card than a decade ago, according ...
23:14, 05/14/2019

US housing starts regained momentum, rising 5.7% in April Housing starts rose 5.7% in April, picking up momentum after slowing growth over the past few months. Building permits also rose, another good sign. ...
23:42, 05/16/2019

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use The U.N.'s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the last 20 years amid inc...
12:56, 05/07/2019

Black Ops 4's 'Spectre Rising' Event: The Good, The Bad, And The Flooded Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s “Operation Spectre Rising” update arrived on April 30 for PlayStation 4, with Xbox One and PC users joining the event wit...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Only Hispanic prison population rising, blacks, whites down The Hispanic population has doubled since 1990 and in the last 10 years has become the only race that has also seen growth in prison inmates, a break...
17:14, 05/02/2019

Trump-era economy: A rising tide is lifting all boats The central theme of Democratic campaigns this year is that American capitalism doesn’t work for the working man, and so we need to replace it, or at...
11:42, 05/06/2019

Oil prices fall with Wall Street on trade war, give back early gains Oil futures fell more than 1% on Monday with Wall Street, as the negative turn in the U.S.-Chinese trade talks spooked investors, who had sent oil hi...
20:56, 05/13/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold gains as Trump threatens to increase tariffs on Chinese goods Gold rose on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, indicating a dramatic deterioration in Sino-U.S....
04:28, 05/06/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall St gains on earnings boost, strong economic data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Thursday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco...
18:42, 05/16/2019

Nikkei rises as techs lead gains; Sony jumps on buyback, Microsoft tie-up Japan's Nikkei share average jumped on Friday, led by Sony and technology shares, but ended the week with a slight loss amid concerns about rising U....
10:28, 05/17/2019

REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall St gains as soft inflation data supports accommodative Fed U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and a benign inflation d...
18:42, 04/29/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Liberia boosts efforts to guard against rising seas With rising sea levels due to climate change already affecting coastal communities in Liberia, there are fears that densely populated parts of the ca...
20:56, 04/28/2019

With cancer rates rising worldwide, oncologist shortage predicted (Reuters Health) - As cancer rates rise worldwide, researchers predict a shortage of specialists who can deliver chemotherapy, according to a new stu...
23:28, 05/13/2019

Mike Breen: Warriors rising up to meet latest challenge Kevin Durant’s time with the Warriors may be ending soon, but their dynasty appears to be going nowhere. It was just a week ago Stephen Curry’s shoot...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Mexico's rising oil nationalism faces debt-rating crisis Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office in December vowing to revive state-owned energy company Pemex and put the brakes on foreign...
18:14, 05/14/2019

Asia markets mixed as investors grapple with rising oil prices Shares in Asia were mixed on Tuesday as investors grappled with the recent spike in oil prices after the U.S. announced that its sanctions waivers on...
21:42, 04/28/2019

Organic chloride in oil at Russia's Novorossiisk is rising, within limits - sources The levels of organic chloride in oil loadings from the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk have been on the rise since early May, but stayed within the a...
12:28, 05/13/2019

Organic chloride in oil at Russia's Novorossiisk is rising, within limits: sources The levels of organic chloride in oil loadings from the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk have been on the rise since early May, but stayed within the a...
14:14, 05/13/2019

‘Why do I fear to go out in my own country?’ In Modi’s India, rising unease among Muslims. As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks reelection in polls concluding this month, the result is being closely watched by the country’s nearly 2...
23:14, 05/13/2019

Rising U.S. oil output helps fill gap left by Iran, Venezuela: IEA The world will require very little extra oil from OPEC this year as booming U.S. output will offset falling exports from Iran and Venezuela, the Inte...
12:28, 05/15/2019

IMF warns of slowing growth and rising unrest across the Middle East Slowing global growth and elevated tensions in trade and geopolitics are posing economic challenges for countries in the Middle East, according to th...
08:42, 04/29/2019

Well Done! Two Rising Black Chefs Win Big at the 2019 James Beard Awards It’s been a thrilling few months for the culinary world since February, as the James Beard Foundation has rolled out its series of annual accolades, ...
16:28, 05/07/2019

Suicide attempts by poisoning rising among young people in US, study says More than 1.6 million children and young adults aged 10 to 24 attempted suicide by poisoning between 2000 to 2018The number of children and young adu...
19:14, 05/01/2019

Mitsubishi earnings climb on rising sales, cost controls Despite solid gains for the recent fiscal year, Mitsubishi forecasted that operating profit will decline 19 percent in the new fiscal year while net ...
15:14, 05/09/2019

Oil Drops Sharply on Rising Inventories, Stock Market Decline Oil prices plunged toward a one-month low due to surging U.S. oil inventories and declines on Wall Street that are sparking aversion to riskier asset...
20:56, 05/02/2019

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Tightens Grip as Allies Make Election Gains Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appears set to consolidate his rule as early results from the country’s midterm elections showed his alli...
09:42, 05/14/2019

Tencent books record, estimate-busting first-quarter profit, boosted by investment gains Tencent Holdings Ltd posted record quarterly profit on Wednesday, smashing market expectations, as the social media and gaming giant booked a rise in...
14:28, 05/15/2019

METALS-Copper gains as hopes for trade deal outweigh soft Chinese data Copper extended its rebound on Wednesday as hopes the United States and China would forge a trade deal overshadowed largely disappointing economic da...
15:28, 05/15/2019

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the new terminal in New Orleans opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America'...
18:28, 05/17/2019

Aston Martin's profit slides on sales slump, rising investment Aston Martin reported first-quarter earnings fell 35 percent as the automaker boosted spending on new models and sales in the UK and mainland Europe ...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Oil dips on expectations of rising output, China factory and services stutter Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on expectations rising output from the United States and producer club OPEC would offset most of the shortfall expected ...
04:42, 04/30/2019

Millions of homes are underinsured against natural disasters as construction costs keep rising Increasingly extreme weather, from floods to wildfires to high-category hurricanes, are causing increasing damage to the nation's neighborhoods....
18:56, 05/03/2019

Oil prices fall on rising US stockpiles, but global markets remain tense Oil prices slipped on Wednesday following a report that showed a rise in U.S. crude inventories, though global markets remained tense amid an intensi...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Foreign Carriers Savour Rising Demand As Jet Airways Crumbles: Report Before its grounding, Jet had the biggest share of country's outbound international air traffic, carrying 12 per cent of the 78 lakhpassengers headed...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Trump Warns That Rising Border Crossings May Require an Extra $1.4 Billion In a letter to Congress, the administration said the flow of unaccompanied children at the border has exceeded projections of just weeks ago and may ...
01:00, 05/19/2019

Orioles' Jonathan Villar loses homer on replay, then gains redemption with grand slam After leadoff homer was negated by fan interference ruling, Baltimore Orioles infielder Jonathan Villar leaves no doubt with second-inning grand slam...
08:42, 05/07/2019

OPPO Reno is the only smartphone with a real full screen and a shark-fin rising camera The newly launched OPPO Reno smartphone gives users more than ‘just another smartphone’; OPPO Reno represents OPPO’s mission of ...
13:14, 04/29/2019

San Francisco Mayor London Breed answers rising homelessness with new housing efforts The city of San Francisco has announced a new initiative to fight homelessness after a new report showed the population of those living without perma...
18:56, 05/17/2019

Rising Risks to Real Estate: Louisiana's plan to deal with 'climate refugees' CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how some states and residential communities are dealing with extreme rainfall and chronic flooding. Louisiana is c...
22:42, 04/28/2019

Charter data use “rising rapidly” as cord cutters average 400GB a month Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle. (credit: Charter) Charter cable Internet customers who don't subscribe to Charter's TV service are using an a...
12:42, 05/02/2019

Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran The secretary of state’s trip came on the eve of the first anniversary of President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran. Washingt...
11:00, 05/08/2019

A rising Japanese master spins sublime romance out of cinematic doubles in Asako I & II When we first see Asako (Erika Karata), the central character of Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s Asako I & II, she’s milling about a photography exhibition t...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Rising anti-Semitic hatred is changing Jewish life across the United States Across the nation, anti-Semitic incidents are reaching historic levels. In 2018, there were 1,879 recorded attacks against the Jewish community. ...
23:42, 04/30/2019

‘A dangerous mistake’: New York Times admits its cartoon an example of rising anti-Semitism The political cartoon in the New York Times that sparked backlash around the globe is just one example of the "insidious" way anti-Semitism is rising...
17:56, 05/01/2019

Global obesity rising faster in rural areas than cities, study finds Global rates of obesity among people who live in the countryside are rising faster than those among city dwellers, in part due to greater access in u...
19:14, 05/08/2019

Patriot system, transport ship sent to Middle East among rising tensions with Iran The Defense Department is moving the USS Arlington amphibious transport dock ship and a Patriot surface-to-air missile battery to the Middle East fo...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Wall Street slides on rising tensions ahead of pivotal trade talks U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday, with focus on a high-stakes meeting between the United States and China that could decide the fate of a long-awaited...
16:42, 05/09/2019

Israel Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day Amid Rising Wave of Anti-Semitism Worldwide (JERUSALEM) — Israel on Wednesday began commemorating its Holocaust Remembrance Day in honor of the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis, as lead...
23:42, 05/01/2019

Praising Roma’s contributions in Europe, UN expert urges end to rising intolerance and hate speech An independent United Nations expert called on Monday for immediate action to end discrimination and combat racist rhetoric against Roma, Europe’s la...
22:42, 04/28/2019

Afghan casualties dramatically rising despite peace talks as more trainees go AWOL in the US, watchdog group says Even as the Trump administration attempts to secure a peace deal with the Taliban to end America’s longest-running war, the bloodshed of Afghans is o...
18:14, 05/01/2019

GSK sees shingles vaccine sales rising, as free cash flow concerns weigh GlaxoSmithKline forecast on Wednesday that 2019 sales of its shingles vaccine would be more than 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) but the British drug...
21:28, 05/01/2019

Australian cricket star James Faulkner clarifies sexuality after photo with 'boyfriend' gains support from LGBT community Cricket star James Faulkner was forced to clarify an Instagram post Monday after one of his picture captions drew overwhelming support from the LGBT ...
18:28, 04/30/2019

Ebola cases rising in DR Congo, but UN health agency cites progress in community trust-building A rise in new cases of deadly Ebola virus disease in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been announced, while authorities say that pr...
20:28, 04/28/2019

THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The market, drivers, key players, and opportunities in a rising segment of e-commerce (AMZN, TGT, WMT, KR) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here....
00:00, 05/12/2019

SoftBank Corp to spend $4 billion to up Yahoo Japan stake, sees profit rising 24 percent Japanese telco SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday it would spend $4 billion to up its stake in Yahoo Japan and turn the internet company into a subsidia...
11:00, 05/08/2019

25 years on from genocide against the Tutsi, UN Chief warns of ‘dangerous trends of rising xenophobia, racism and intolerance’ In a message to commemorate the 25-year anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi, during which Hutu and others who opposed the genocide were als...
22:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up...
08:42, 05/08/2019

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose...
17:56, 05/17/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks hold ground, FX gains ground against tepid dollar A Latin American stocks benchmark held ground on Friday, while currencies in Latin America broadly firmed against a tepid dollar, as investors' expos...
23:56, 05/10/2019

‘Disaster resilient’ farming reduces agriculture risks, yields economic gains, says new UN agriculture agency report A scale of economic gains through easy-to-implement "disaster resilient" farming practices was revealed on Monday at the launch of a new study by the...
23:42, 05/13/2019

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping c...
01:28, 05/01/2019

On Tennis: Bianca Andreescu Is Rising in the Tennis Rankings Ahead of Schedule The 18-year-old surprise finalist at Indian Wells is part of a new wave of gifted Canadian teenagers with immigrant families and potential Grand Slam...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Rising gasoline prices and rents boost US consumer prices in March U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in more than a year in March, but underlying inflation remained benign against the backdrop of slowing dom...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Study Says Global Obesity Rising Faster In Rural Areas: 5 Tips To Manage Obesity The team analysed the height and weight data of more than 112 million adults across urban and rural areas of 200 countries and territories between 19...
17:14, 05/10/2019

Mississippi River floodwaters at historic level – and rising – in Davenport, Iowa The river reached 22.64 feet just before noon Thursday, according to the National Weather Service — and it continues to rise.   ...
06:28, 05/03/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contract...
22:14, 05/02/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded pe...
22:14, 05/02/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JUNE RISES 39%; 4.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume - 103.3 Million Contracts During June; Trading In Equity Options Gains 45%, ETF Options 61% Over June 2007 CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in June totaled 4.9 million contr...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Silicon Valley Will Feel Sting of Export Restrictions Against Huawei The Commerce Department’s move to scrutinize U.S. exports to Huawei Technologies threatens to limit the Chinese company’s access to U.S.-made chips a...
21:14, 05/16/2019

Putin calls for compromise over Orthodox cathedral standoff Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a compromise to ease tensions over a plan to build a cathedral in a popular park in the nation’s four...
21:28, 05/16/2019

Marvel’s boss just settled a big debate from ‘Avengers: Endgame’ With $2.5 billion under its belt as we approach the film’s fourth weekend at the box office, Avengers: Endgame isn’t just the biggest MCU...
21:28, 05/16/2019

"Passion Is Higher, Endeavour Greater": PM Tweets Throwback From 2014 Days before the last round of the mammoth 7-phase Lok Sabha elections that bring in a new government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a moment toda...
21:28, 05/16/2019

PM Modi Changed Currency Notes Like Tughlaq: Ghulam Nabi Azad Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad today likened Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decisions to that of the controversial 14 century Delhi ruler Mohammad B...
21:28, 05/16/2019

Golf: Lorenzo-Vera ready for sleepless nights Mike Lorenzo-Vera may not have much PGA Championship experience but the Frenchman knows full well the challenge that awaits after putting himself in ...
21:28, 05/16/2019

Woods shakes off illness but makes slow start at Bethpage Tiger Woods cleared up the reason for his mysterious absence from Bethpage Black on the eve of the PGA Championship, revealing after Thursday's first...
21:28, 05/16/2019

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote at Gannett’s annual meeting amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group’s attempt to acquire the newspaper chain through a hostile t...
21:42, 05/16/2019

Appeals court to decide on transgender inmate’s surgery BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Attorneys for Idaho prison officials say a transgender inmate who is suing for access to gender confirmation surgery is too menta...
21:42, 05/16/2019

Mexican consulates to perform same-sex marriages MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary has instructed the country’s consulates throughout the world to allow all citizens,...
21:42, 05/16/2019

NTSB: Tesla’s Autopilot was enabled during fatal Model 3 crash A report by the NTSB shows that Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged in the minutes leading up to a fatal Model 3 crash in Florida last March.Read Mo...
21:42, 05/16/2019

Couple defends ‘dangerous’ Instagram photo of sexy train stunt “Are you really ready to die for a pic?” That’s what one Instagram user asked after seeing a photo of Belgian couple Camille and Jean kissing w...
21:56, 05/16/2019

WSJ Readers Advise Grads How to Navigate Their Early Careers Graduates of the Class of 2019 will step into jobs that require more sophistication than entry-level jobs of the past, but there are roles that emplo...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 has a flippable camera so it doesn't need a notch The Asus ZenFone 6 is the latest flagship phone from the brand, and it's bringing a full front screen thanks to a flippable camera that avoids t...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Dems plan slice-and-dice strategy to pressure McConnell House Democrats can’t get Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to hold a vote on their biggest legislative accomplishment.So they’re going to pass...
22:14, 05/16/2019

How to Get a Free Copy of Ubisoft's 'Steep' on PC Ubisoft’s gorgeous open world skiing and snowboarding game, Steep, is available for free on PC for a limited time. Here’s how to claim your copy:...
22:28, 05/16/2019

Sweet Home Alabama? I have a complicated relationship with Alabama because Alabama is a complicated place. Though I’ve lived less time there than anywhere else in the wo...
22:28, 05/16/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. ...
22:28, 05/16/2019

Court TV Relaunches in the Black Lives Matter Era, With Activist Lawyer Yodit Tewolde at the Helm Back in the mid-’90s, when game shows had finally fallen out of favor and the talk show wars had devastated Montel, Maury and Sally Jesse Raphael, le...
22:28, 05/16/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi milit...
22:28, 05/16/2019

'Especially relevant': Susan Meiselas wins 2019 Deutsche Börse photography prize From displaced Kurds to carnival strippers, documentarian praised for carving ‘a new form of socially engaged photography’ by getting close to long-t...
22:28, 05/16/2019

‘Climate change is the battle of my life’, UN chief tells students living on the frontline in Fiji The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres saw the frontline of “the battle against climate change” for himself on Thursday, by taking to the tropical...
22:28, 05/16/2019

Epic Games Store’s first mega sale gives Steam a run for its money The Epic Games Store just unveiled its newest assault on rival Valve’s PC games storefront Stream, using the same big discount strategy that&rs...
22:42, 05/16/2019

Sprint's first 5G devices get a release date and some killer introductory deals Mere hours after Verizon kicked off actual Galaxy S10 5G sales and more than a month after Big Red flipped the 5G switch in parts of two markets for ...
22:42, 05/16/2019

Cardinals star Patrick Peterson hit with six-game drug ban Cardinals star cornerback Patrick Peterson is suspended the first six games of the season for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug po...
22:42, 05/16/2019

Ric Flair hospitalized after ‘very serious’ medical event Wrestling legend Ric Flair was hospitalized Thursday after having a “very serious” medical emergency, according to a report. TMZ Sports reports that ...
22:42, 05/16/2019

Chris Rock (yes, Chris Rock!) will slash into horror with Jigsaw Killer in ‘Saw’ reboot Chris Rock is diving into the torture-filled "Saw" franchise with his own Halloween-ready movie idea expanding the Jigsaw Killer's insane univer...
22:56, 05/16/2019

|MTNNigerianeededjust16minutestoreversemarketfortunes After a lengthy ceremony of speeches, congratulations and rounds of applause delayed the start of trading for more than half an hour, it looked as th...
22:56, 05/16/2019

Lions QB Matthew Stafford: Wife 'right where the doctors want her to be' after brain surgery Kelly Stafford's recovery from brain surgery is 'right where the doctors want,' Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said. ...
22:56, 05/16/2019

North Carolina dad on teen driver in crash that killed his son: 'I'm just praying for her' "I don't even know the girl's name," the father, Scott Belue, said. "I'm just praying for her, and I love her."    ...
22:56, 05/16/2019

Clear Up Your Skin With This Retinol Cream For Just $17 In case you haven’t heard, retinol should be a go-to for those looking to rid their skin of acne, dark spots, wrinkles, and other imperfections. But ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Celebrate Beautiful Microcosms With the Miniworlds Subreddit Each subforum on Reddit is a microcosm. Unlike the chaos of a Twitter or Facebook feed, a subreddit sticks to one format or topic. It has its own rul...
23:00, 05/16/2019

How to Make Your Weekends Seem to Last Longer Weekends can be a bit of a let-down. You’ve had a long week, so you want to relax. But there’s also laundry to catch up on, grocery shopping to do an...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part ...
23:14, 05/16/2019

Trump immigration reform is a 'great' proposal, though Dems likely to pan plan, ex-ICE director says President Trump's new immigration reform proposal is a "great plan," but Democratic leadership may oppose the measure because they are averse to Whit...
23:14, 05/16/2019

Weight loss surgery in teen years may improve diabetes, blood pressure outcomes After having weight loss surgery, a group of teens with obesity lost 26 percent of the body weight -- while the adults with obesity lost 29 percent o...
23:28, 05/16/2019

3 tips to protect your investments, whether you manage your money or hire an adviser Whether you choose to manage your investments or hire an adviser, here are three tips to ensure your 401(k) generates maximum returns.   &...
23:42, 05/16/2019

Boris Johnson Confirms Will Bid To Be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premie...
23:42, 05/16/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests ...
00:14, 05/17/2019

Britain's May to agree departure after latest Brexit deal bid British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Brexit deal approved ...
00:14, 05/17/2019

U.S. Speaker Pelosi opens door to more funds for border migrant crisis U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday opened the door to President Donald Trump's proposal for emergency funds to address a migrant surge at th...
00:14, 05/17/2019

The Trailer: What to make of the campaign of former senator Mike Gravel In this edition: The 24th Democratic candidate for president, the mixed welcome reception for Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio, and the abortion wars...
00:14, 05/17/2019

Jealous Massachusetts teen found guilty of killing, beheading classmate The Massachusetts teen accused of beheading and cutting off the hands of a classmate in a jealous rage was found guilty during his trial this week &#...
00:28, 05/17/2019

Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honor EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act a...
00:28, 05/17/2019

Pinterest forecasts 2019 revenue in line with estimates, shares fall Pinterest Inc forecast full-year revenue mostly in line with analysts' estimates even after reporting a 54% jump in sales in its first quarterly earn...
00:28, 05/17/2019

Third fatal Tesla Autopilot crash renews questions about system Tesla Inc's Autopilot system was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. cr...
00:28, 05/17/2019

Liberals vote down attempt to launch probe into Mark Norman case Opposition members on the Commons defence committee forced a special meeting Thursday afternoon, aiming to start an investigation of how the military...
00:42, 05/17/2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics...
00:42, 05/17/2019

Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honour EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act a...
00:42, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Baidu forecasts quarterly revenue below estimates, shares fall Chinese search engine operator Baidu Inc on Thursday reported lower-than-expected first-quarter earnings and forecast quarterly revenue below estimat...
00:42, 05/17/2019

| No Semenya at Stockholm Diamond League after gender ruling Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, will not race at this month's Diamond League meeting....
00:42, 05/17/2019

Uli Hoeness takes center stage at football discussion lacking diversity Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness and Schalke's Clemens Tönnies were part of a panel at Bonn's academy for research and teaching talking about the ...
00:56, 05/17/2019

Eurovision 2019: Final acts selected The theme of this year's Eurovision Song Contest is "Dare to Dream." But the dream is now over for the 15 nations eliminated from the competition. Th...
00:56, 05/17/2019

Audi Field will have French accent with four-team tournament this summer Olympique Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier and Saint-Etienne will participate in a preseason tournament, and Marseille will also face D.C. United in ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. cancels $929 million in California high speed rail funds after appeal rejected The Trump administration said on Thursday it was formally cancelling $929 million in previously awarded funding for California's high-speed rail prog...
01:14, 05/17/2019

Rice brothers reduce their EQT director nominees to seven from nine EQT Corp shareholders Rice brothers said on Thursday they will reduce their director nominees to the company's board from nine to seven, after EQT de...
01:14, 05/17/2019

Pinterest shares plummet on disappointing 2019 revenue forecast Pinterest Inc on Thursday gave an unimpressive full-year 2019 revenue forecast after first-quarter sales beat estimates in its first quarter as a pub...
01:14, 05/17/2019

School criticized for actor’s Arab headwear in safety drill HARRISON CITY, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district is defending itself after video surfaced of a safety drill that had a teacher posing as a sh...
01:28, 05/17/2019

Lukas-trained long shot Market King cleared for Preakness BALTIMORE (AP) — Long shot Market King has been cleared by officials to race in the Preakness on Saturday. Market King had been on the veterinarian&#...
01:28, 05/17/2019

Zack Thompson Named Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalist LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky junior left-hander Zack Thompson has been named a semifinalist for the Dick Howser Trophy, it was announced on Thursday. Th...
01:28, 05/17/2019

Book Clubs Get Especially Clubby Every age begets its era-specific book clubs. Perhaps it’s unsurprising that ours features more and more niche, insider gatherings. One for Political...
01:42, 05/17/2019

That time Keanu Reeves rode a horse through Brooklyn Hi ho, Keanu! In the third chapter in the John Wick film franchise, “Parabellum,” out Friday, the resourceful title hitman (Keanu Reeves) steals a ho...
01:56, 05/17/2019

‘Burn This’ actor Brandon Uranowitz: ‘I am not a porn star!’ When you want to be an actor and your last name’s Uranowitz, well — you might want to change it. Brandon Uranowitz’s father thought so. Just before h...
01:56, 05/17/2019

Equinor says Statfjord loading still shut after oil spill Equinor has still not identified the source of an oil spill at its Statfjord field in the North Sea, and the loading of crude onto tankers remains sh...
01:56, 05/17/2019

Why is AI reporting so bad? Headlines are filled with disembodied, etherial AIs that miraculously figure stuff out like babies. Reporters are partly to blame for the bad quality...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Former Uggs salesman found guilty of being Hezbollah ‘sleeper’ agent A former Uggs salesman with a rocky marriage has been found guilty of working as a “sleeper” agent for an arm of Hezbollah while living in the Bronx ...
02:14, 05/17/2019

Fox Finally Settles It: Socialism Rules, Capitalism Drools Fox Business Network, that bastion of reasoned debate, hosted an hour-long “debate” on the virtues of capitalism and socialism today. On socialism’s ...
02:14, 05/17/2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand slams abortion right bills Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand was in Georgia Thursday, criticizing the recent abortion bans signed into law. She said as presi...
02:28, 05/17/2019

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the co...
02:28, 05/17/2019

The Twilight Zone clumsily tackles immigration in another frustrating episode The two best episodes of this new Twilight Zone so far have been “Replay” and “A Traveler,” neither of which have shied away from the social commenta...
02:56, 05/17/2019

Bad news, journalists: Robots are writing really good headlines now Journalism is hard. Hours of research and writing culminate with publishing a piece with little more than blind faith that it’ll be well-received. Mo...
02:56, 05/17/2019

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Sorry We Missed You review – Ken Loach's superb swipe at zero-hours Britain The I, Daniel Blake director raises his game yet further with this gut-wrenching tale of a delivery worker driven to the brinkDirector Ken Loach and ...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Tesla's Autopilot Was Engaged During Another Fatal Crash: Report Back in March, a Tesla Model 3 crashed into a semi-truck turning onto a Florida highway, killing the driver. After a preliminary investigation, the N...
03:14, 05/17/2019

NFL notebook: Cardinals CB Peterson banned 6 games (PEDs) Eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals has been suspended for the first six games of 2019 for violating the NFL's p...
03:14, 05/17/2019

Nationals hold off Mets for rare series win Gerardo Parra went 3-for-3, including a homer, drove in three runs and scored three as the host Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 7-6 Thurs...
03:14, 05/17/2019

Why play if he needs cart? Past PGA champion John Daly 'feels obligated' to play John Daly, who won the 1991 PGA Championship, says that as a former title winner he "feels obligated" to play this event as long as he can.  &#...
03:14, 05/17/2019

10-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl dies in Mexican custody The death came on the same day as a 2½-year-old Guatemalan boy died in El Paso several weeks after being apprehended by U.S. immigration authorities....
03:14, 05/17/2019

Slumping Keon Broxton frustrated over lack of playing time with Mets WASHINGTON — Keon Broxton had a vision of how things would go when he started the season. Reality, including the latest snapshot of him striking out ...
03:42, 05/17/2019

Former police officer on front line of Manchester Arena bombings running 10km races for each of 22 victims A former police officer who was on the front line of the Manchester Arena bombings is nearing the end of his mission to personally memorialise the vi...
03:42, 05/17/2019

Frustrated House Democrats Pin Their Hopes on Mueller Democrats, hitting a presidential stonewall in their efforts to stoke public anger, believe that testimony from Robert S. Mueller III is the only way...
03:42, 05/17/2019

A guide to low-carb diets for diabetes A low-carb diet is one strategy to help manage diabetes symptoms and reduce the risk of complications. In this article, learn why a low-carb diet hel...
03:42, 05/17/2019

5 top Latin artists heating up the charts in 2019 In 2017, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s smash “Despacito” proved that you could sing and rap in Spanish and still completely dominate the US pop lands...
03:56, 05/17/2019

WILL: A Wonderful World: The Kotaku Review When I booted up the Switch port of WILL: A Wonderful World, the game told me about its autosave function. Then I saw this, set next to a red megapho...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Kevin Durant ‘not close’ to returning to the Warriors Warriors star Kevin Durant is “not close” to recovering from his right calf strain, ESPN reported Thursday. Durant was injured in Game 5 of the Weste...
04:14, 05/17/2019

Sony shares skyrocket after the company announces partnership with Microsoft, share buyback Shares of Japanese conglomerate Sony surged in morning trade on Friday after the company announced the previous day a share buyback of more than $1 b...
04:56, 05/17/2019

A wonderful week of adventures in captivating Cuba “Why Cuba?” more than one friend asked when we told them about the trip we were planning. Why, indeed. Americans of my generation (I’m now 70) ...
04:56, 05/17/2019

Renee Zellweger on 'Judy': 'We were all in love' Renee Zellweger says she and her co-stars were celebrating Judy Garland every day on set while making the upcoming biopic "Judy": "We were all in lov...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Trump administration, Congress reached out to former adviser Flynn as he cooperated with Mueller, docs show Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel's office that people connected to the Trump administration and Co...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Greg Gutfeld: Beto O'Rourke comes off as 'thirsty' and 'desperate' Has Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke shown America too much? That's what "The Five" hosts said Thursday, reacting to O'Rourke's latest v...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Home DNA-Testing Kits Can Help Catch Killers, But Who Decides Where We Draw the Line? In recent years, police have increasingly used data from ancestry-testing companies to identify major crime suspects through the DNA of their family ...
05:28, 05/17/2019

Apple’s new Powerbeats are the biggest threat to AirPods The biggest threat to the dominance of AirPods is coming from within Apple. The new Powerbeats Pro wireless headset from Apple-owned headphone-maker ...
05:42, 05/17/2019

Guaidó Officials Rally at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington as a Stalemate Ends The police arrested activists who had occupied the embassy since April, allowing diplomats representing the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó ...
05:56, 05/17/2019

With a true 5G phone now available, Verizon's next-gen network hits a milestone Back in March, AT&T's real mobile 5G network (not the 5G Evolution service which is really LTE-Advanced) was the first in the U.S. to hit a download ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

The best Xbox One S prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) With the unveiling of the Xbox One X, the Xbox One S has seen some impressive price drops and bundle deals with Microsoft going all out to pump up th...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Guatemalan boy dies at Texas hospital a month after crossing border A 2-year-old boy from Guatemala died at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, this week over a month after being apprehended by US immigration authorities as...
06:14, 05/17/2019

Lawmakers rush to introduce bipartisan measures to combat surprise medical bills Less than a week after President Donald Trump called on Congress to address surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both the House and Senate unveiled b...
06:14, 05/17/2019

Jay Inslee calls out Joe Biden on combating climate change: 'We have to live in the real world here' Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday repeatedly called out Joe Biden for his approach on climate, suggesting that the former vice president is naiv...
06:14, 05/17/2019

'Our mosques are their mosques': Muslims invite fellow Americans to Open Mosque Day Ahmadiyya Muslims across the country will open their mosques to neighbors of all backgrounds Saturday, featuring Ramadan traditions and conversations...
06:14, 05/17/2019

The 5 most popular Netflix original movies of 2019 so far Netflix gets a lot of attention and media coverage for the original TV series it commissions and licenses, including projects like Stranger Things an...
06:28, 05/17/2019

ASPCA launches investigation after 20 dogs die in its care The ASPCA is investigating its safety protocols after 20 dogs died while the nonprofit was transporting them from a site in Mississippi to one in Wis...
06:42, 05/17/2019

Singapore Airlines says its order for 31 Boeing 737 MAX jets 'intact' Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong said on Friday that an order for 31 737 MAX jets from Boeing remains "intact", despite deadly crashes involvin...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Australian politicians scramble to win over undecided voters, honor former PM Australian politicians scrambled to win over undecided voters on Friday, the last day of a general election campaign that has ended in mourning for o...
07:14, 05/17/2019

A Judge Has Ordered Chelsea Manning Back to Jail On May 16, a judge ordered former soldier and Wikileaks informant Chelsea Manning back to jail for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury....
07:28, 05/17/2019

Germany to return Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum is set to announce plans to return the Stone Cross, a key cultural artifact, to Namibia. The cross, placed on Namibia's coast by Port...
07:42, 05/17/2019

Officials: Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say an airstrike killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban just outside the provinci...
07:42, 05/17/2019

A separate war: Pioneering black Marines endured, prevailed GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — It took an executive order to break down barriers for black men to join the U.S. Marine Corps, and even then they still faced...
07:42, 05/17/2019

Japan’s trade negotiator: US won’t impose quotas on autos TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s trade negotiator has said Washington won’t be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U...
07:42, 05/17/2019

KHSAA Tennis Regional Finals Highlights Boys Singles: Paul Laurence Dunbar’s Matt Halpin defeats Tates Creek’s Zach White to win fourth straight 11th regional championship Girls...
07:42, 05/17/2019

Decades after failed invasion, Cuba still eyes Venezuela MACHURUCUTO, Venezuela (AP) — For all the heated talk coming from Washington about President Nicolás Maduro being a Cuban puppet, there was a time wh...
07:42, 05/17/2019

Tesla slashes solar panel prices With discussions about climate change and climate legislation at the forefront of many minds across the United States, Tesla has announced plans to c...
07:42, 05/17/2019

How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa The world’s developed economies are facing a decline in fertility so pronounced that some will see their populations -- and economies -- shrink in ye...
07:56, 05/17/2019

Filipino ambassador recalled over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Ma...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Yankees’ Domingo German on TJ surgery, Derek Jeter … and white rice The Post’s Steve Serby, with the aid of a translator, tosses some Q-and-A with Yankees pitcher Domingo German, who is off to an impressive 8-1 start....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Carlos Beltran gives worrying forecast about Aaron Judge’s injury Aaron Judge has been out for nearly a month with an oblique injury and there’s no timetable for his return. Carlos Beltran believes Judge may have to...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Gray whale deaths on West Coast may be linked to Arctic warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in ...
08:14, 05/17/2019

|GoldminersuesZimbabwecentralbankfornotpayingindollars Zimbabwe’s biggest gold producer sued the country’s central bank for $132m because it has been paying for the metal in a local quasi-currency rather ...
08:28, 05/17/2019

Public opinion study in Europe shows drop in anti-immigration sentiment, among other changes Contrary to appearances at times, Europeans have become more receptive to immigration in recent decades. That’s one of multiple new findings from an ...
08:42, 05/17/2019

Congress Questions PM Modi's Silence On Pragya Thakur's Remarks On Godse Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on BJP leader Sadhvi Pragya's remarks describing Nathuram God...
08:56, 05/17/2019

Foreign Media On Pragya Thakur's "Lionization" Of Nathuram Godse Despite the charges, the BJP chose Thakur to run for a seat in Bhopal, the capital of the state of Madhya Pradesh. Senior party leaders have attended...
08:56, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Plea Of Muslim Woman Against Divorce Notices The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a Muslim woman's plea challenging the two Talaq notices given by her husband and sought direction for re...
08:56, 05/17/2019

Saudi Arabia is Blaming Iran for a Drone Attack Amid Calls for U.S. Strikes (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline in the kingdom, an...
08:56, 05/17/2019

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102: New York Times I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, t...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Warriors Say Kevin Durant Will Be Out Another Week Coach Steve Kerr said Durant’s injury was more serious than initially thought. He added: “Hopefully he’ll be back at some point, but we’ll just wait ...
09:00, 05/17/2019

England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Southgate "England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will not walk off the pitch in protest if they are racially abused by supporters following dis...
09:00, 05/17/2019

"Build America" Visa Replaces Green Card In Trump's New US Entry Plan Donald Trump has said he will replace the existing green cards with 'Build America' visa, as the US President unveiled a new merit and points-based i...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Watch: F-16 Jet Crashes Into California Building, Pilot Ejects Safely An F-16 fighter jet being flown in routine training exercises crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on ...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Facebook Tweaks News Feed to Prioritise Friends, Relevant Links Facebook is tweaking its News Feed to help its over 2.3 billion users see friends they want to hear from most and links which are most worthwhile rig...
09:14, 05/17/2019

Brexit disarray returns: talks about to fail as May's premiership fades Britain's tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday as last-ditch cross-party talks teetered on the brink of failure...
09:42, 05/17/2019

Italy's Di Maio not worried over possible European sanctions Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Friday he was not worried over possible EU sanctions in case of violation of fiscal rules, as he ...
09:42, 05/17/2019

|Richemontprofitmissesestimatesasonlineacquisitionsweigh Richemont reported full-year operating profit that trailed analysts’ estimates as the company consolidated its acquisitions of online platforms YNAP ...
09:42, 05/17/2019

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.     ...
09:56, 05/17/2019

News Analysis: Australia Longs for Bolder Politics as Beloved Leader Dies on Election’s Eve Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke’s death has thrown Australia into reflection, unleashing pride but also frustration with a perceived lack of vision i...
09:56, 05/17/2019

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funding to t...
09:56, 05/17/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 vs OnePlus 7 Pro vs OnePlus 7 Asus ZenFone 6 vs OnePlus 7 Pro vs OnePlus 7: All the three phones run on Android Pie, are powered by the Snapdragon 855 processor, and pack a 48-meg...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Angus Taylor's Oxford rowing mate's company was a beneficiary of $80m water deal Exclusive: Energy minister went to university with the fund manager who was chief investment officer in Pacific Alliance Group One of the main benefi...
10:00, 05/17/2019

MLB roundup: Yelich homers twice as Brewers pound Phillies Christian Yelich homered twice, and Yasmani Grandal added a homer and four RBIs as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers won their third in a row with an 11...
10:00, 05/17/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal dat...
10:14, 05/17/2019

African Markets - Factors to watch on May 17 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on...
10:28, 05/17/2019

Singapore PM says call to curb online violence ‘effective’ SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms i...
10:28, 05/17/2019

"Outsiders Are Threatening Voters In Varanasi": BSP Chief Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that outsiders are being used to lure and threaten voters in Varanasi to ensure a win for Prime Minister Narendra Mo...
10:42, 05/17/2019

Is Robert Pattinson the new Batman? Fans delight in rumors about a new Caped Crusader Robert Pattinson whipped fans into a frenzy Thursday after reports that he'll replace Ben Affleck as the Caped Crusader in 2021's "The Batm...
10:56, 05/17/2019

Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cas...
10:56, 05/17/2019

Warriors show resilience to take 2-0 series lead on Blazers SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Martin Rogers breaks down Game 2 of the Western Conference finals, where the Warriors battled back to steal the ...
10:56, 05/17/2019

Taiwan Approves Same-Sex Marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted to legalize same-sex marriage, a first for Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who championed the cause for two dec...
11:14, 05/17/2019

China evokes patriotism, past wars as trade conflict with U.S. heats up The trade war with the United States will only make China stronger and will never bring the country to its knees, the ruling Communist Party's People...
11:14, 05/17/2019

Oil steady as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices were steady on Friday, giving up earlier gains, and were on track for the first weekly increases this month, as rising tensions in the Mid...
11:14, 05/17/2019

Citroen admits smartphones trump its in-car infotainment Citroen and sibling brands Peugeot, DS to move away from native user interface systems Peugeot, Citroën and DS will devote far less time and effort ...
11:14, 05/17/2019

The best 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray movies Update: Ridley Scott's epic war film Black Hawk Down makes a spectacular debut on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with a brand new transfer– fin...
11:14, 05/17/2019

Watch SpaceX try to launch 60 satellites tonight after yesterday’s scrub SpaceX originally planned on launching its Starlink mission on Wednesday night, reserving a solid 1.5-hour launch window for its Falcon 9 to take off...
11:28, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Rugby Australia chief sacks Folau In confirming the termination of Israel Folau’s contract, Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle reiterated that the Wallabies star had ‘left...
11:28, 05/17/2019

Quantum computing is not a cure-all for business computing challenges Quantum computing shows promise for specific industries, though business applications that rely on classical concepts are a poor fit for quantum syst...
11:28, 05/17/2019

China formally arrests two Canadians on national security grounds Chinese authorities have formally arrested two Canadians who have been held in detention for five months on suspicion of espionage, in a move likely ...
11:42, 05/17/2019

Charlton have everything in place for Premier League return, says Lee Bowyer The protests have been put on hold at Charlton. Negativity towards unpopular owner Roland Duchatelet has, for now, been replaced by hope at The Valle...
11:42, 05/17/2019

Backyard chickens likely cause of Salmonella outbreaks: CDC NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says backyard chickens likely are behind the Salmonella outbreaks in 21 states. The...
11:42, 05/17/2019

Eight people trapped in flooded mine in China’s northeast BEIJING — Chinese authorities say eight people remain trapped Friday in a flooded iron mine in the country’s northeast. The accident comes a da...
11:42, 05/17/2019

Harlequins forward Alex Dombrandt eyeing Twickenham return after impressive debut season Alex Dombrandt is dreaming of firing Harlequins to Premiership glory at Twickenham next month - just one year after he played a university final at t...
11:56, 05/17/2019

Roger Federer believes Nick Kyrgios should be spared ATP suspension for chair-throwing Rome outburst Roger Federer does not believe Nick Kyrgios' chair-throwing outburst that led to him defaulting his second-round match at the Italian Open on Thursda...
11:56, 05/17/2019

Priyanka Gandhi's "Biggest Actor" Dig At PM Also Grazes Amitabh Bachchan Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday included a not-so-subtle dig at mega film star Amitabh Bachchan, who was o...
12:14, 05/17/2019

Amazon is backing Uber Eats rival Deliveroo in the UK Amazon's restaurant delivery service in the UK folded in late 2018, because it couldn't keep up with rivals like Deliveroo. Now, the corpor...
12:14, 05/17/2019

130 species, 187 miles and lots of energy drinks: Inside the World Series of Birding As the clock struck 12, the Meadowlands Marsh Hawks set out into the New Jersey night. But could they tally enough birds to beat their rivals?A white...
12:42, 05/17/2019

Jonathan Woodgate a contender for Middlesbrough job after Tony Pulis leaves • Pulis’s contract not renewed after failing to win promotion• Woodgate is first-team coach at MiddlesbroughJonathan Woodgate is in strong contention...
12:42, 05/17/2019

The West Wing: is it to blame for everything? Podcasts of the week The cultural and political impact of television is explored in depth, and Bret Easton Ellis returns, as contrary as everIf you’re attending Latitude ...
12:42, 05/17/2019

Japan's Banks Are About to Get Even Feebler Japan’s banks are the weak link in its economic framework. If the government goes ahead with its tax increase, the problems will only get worse—and t...
12:42, 05/17/2019

Singapore's GIC Takes Stake in WaterBridge at $3 Billion Valuation Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC has bought a stake in WaterBridge Resources in a deal that values the Houston-based handler of oil-drilling waste...
12:42, 05/17/2019

Amazon Renews Efforts to Enter Europe’s Food Sector With a Big Stake in U.K. Meal Courier Deliveroo Deliveroo announced on Friday that Amazon is the largest investor in the U.K.-based meal delivery company’s latest round of funding. Although t...
12:42, 05/17/2019

Raven chicks in the Tower ward off prophecy of doom for Brexit Britain Britain's political establishment is in chaos over Brexit and Prime Minister Theresa May's days in office are numbered but the kingdom and the Tower ...
12:42, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Switzerland plans partial privatisation of energy supplier Axpo Switzerland is preparing to part-privatise Axpo, the country's largest electricity producer, by allowing private investors to buy up to 49% of the co...
13:00, 05/17/2019

UK government considers next steps as Brexit talks end The British government is considering its next steps, including trying to win over dissenting lawmakers, after talks to find a Brexit compromise with...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

| 2 former Proteas skippers on CWC commentary duty Two former Proteas captains - Graeme Smith and Shaun Pollock - will form part of the ICC's official commentary team for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run despite GOP opposition Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next yea...
13:14, 05/17/2019

Some San Franciscans now living on the bay as housing crunch sends them to boats, barges San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, f...
13:14, 05/17/2019

Tall chip tale? Huawei's backup plans leave experts unconvinced Chip experts are calling out Huawei for its claims that it could ensure a steady supply chain without U.S. help, saying the technology the Chinese te...
13:42, 05/17/2019

President Trump Is Sounding More Cautious on Iran Than His Top Advisers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers...
13:56, 05/17/2019

Defending against flood in Bosnia and Herzegovina Five years ago, flooding in the Vrbas River Basin devastated Bosnia and Herzegovina. As climate change makes such extreme weather ever-more likely, t...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Germany informs NATO of huge defense budget increase: report Germany is set to significantly raise its defense spending, according to a news report. It would be the biggest increase since the end of the Cold Wa...
14:00, 05/17/2019

7 books to read for better mental health From eating whatever the hell you want to loving your imperfections, the founder of The Shelf Help Book Club on her favourite confidence-building boo...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Experience: I manage the last Blockbuster in the world It was just us and a store in Perth, Australia. They called the night they closed to wish us all the bestI remember watching my first rental movie wh...
14:14, 05/17/2019

Time to Get Roasted With Solimo Light Roast K Cups For Just $.19 a Cup Say what you will about the quality of Keurig coffee, we’re going to happily sip on this offer. Right now, you can get a 100-count box of Amazon’s br...
14:14, 05/17/2019

Manager knows exactly Tim Tebow has been so miserable at Triple-A SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Six weeks into his latest baseball adventure, Tim Tebow is still struggling to find his stroke with the Syracuse Mets at the top run...
14:14, 05/17/2019

‘What the hell is going on?’: Former Jets stunned by Mike Maccagnan firing One-time Jets teammates Willie Colon and Nick Mangold had almost the same reaction as fans and the NFL community at the stunning news the team was mo...
14:14, 05/17/2019

Two bad innings sink Mets’ Zack Wheeler WASHINGTON — The Mets survived Zack Wheeler’s dreaded one big meltdown Thursday. Then he gave up one big hit. After Wheeler got tagged for four runs ...
14:14, 05/17/2019

IATA chief says trade tensions to hit 2019 airline profit outlook The head of global airlines lobby IATA warned on Thursday of lower industry forecasts for 2019, triggered by increasing trade tensions and higher cos...
14:28, 05/17/2019

UEFA defends Baku Europa League final after Arsenal letter "UEFA have defended their decision to stage the Europa League final in Baku following a letter from finalists Arsenal, who sought an explanation from...
14:28, 05/17/2019

Digital camera sees around corners by guessing what's lurking behind An algorithm allows digital cameras to photograph objects hidden around a wall by interpreting subtle patterns of light that reflect on the floor or ...
14:42, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Hewlett Packard Enterprise to buy supercomputer maker Cray in $1.30 bln deal Supercomputer manufacturer Cray Inc said on Friday it would be bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co in a deal valued at about $1.30 billion, net ...
14:56, 05/17/2019

Met chief Cressida Dick: Terror attacks made police look too macho for women The macho image of male police officers dealing with terrorist attacks and the Grenfell Tower disaster could be putting off women from joining the Me...
14:56, 05/17/2019

Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson get a grassroots boost in race to succeed May Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson have improved their ratings among Conservative supporters in the past month in the race to succeed Theresa May, the Sta...
14:56, 05/17/2019

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and Antonio Conte favourites to replace Max Allegri at Juventus Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and former Chelsea coach Antonio Conte are among the early favourites to take over from Massimiliano Allegri at Ju...
15:00, 05/17/2019

How tough are Apple's MacBook Pro laptops? This is a question I get asked a lot. As it turns out, I got the opportunity the other day to find out just how tough they are. And the answer is, th...
15:00, 05/17/2019

7 Best East Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam And More East Indian Foods: Find here the best of East Indian Foods that you can try at home. From dalma, litti chokha, fish curries to momos and thukpa, we'v...
15:28, 05/17/2019

Google May Know You Better Than You Know Yourself Google’s move to monetize its visual Discover feed in addition to traditional searches is a valuable new instrument in its virtual toolbox. The new i...
15:42, 05/17/2019

Dribble no more: Physics can help combat that pesky “teapot effect” Enlarge Tea drinkers know all too well that annoying dribble from the kettle spout that so often occurs as one pours a nice refreshing cuppa. It's...
15:42, 05/17/2019

Tom Daley on how fatherhood helped him fight back from injury and illness to brink of world No1 Concussion, pneumonia, a glandular fever-esque illness and a shin problem; last season was a never-ending catalogue of physical setbacks for Tom Dale...
15:42, 05/17/2019

UEFA fines Barcelona for attacks on Tottenham fans NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has fined Barcelona 20,000 euros ($23,000) because stadium security staff used excessive force against Tottenham fans a...
15:42, 05/17/2019

Prosecutors seek life term for ex-CIA man on spy conviction ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former CIA officer could get up to life in prison when he’s sentenced on his conviction of spying for China. The sente...
15:42, 05/17/2019

SkyBridge Opens In Gatlinburg SkyLift Park GATLINBURG (LEX 18)– The highly anticipated opening of Gatlinburg’s new SkyBridge is happening Friday! The longest pedestr...
15:42, 05/17/2019

The Latest: McIlroy needs rally and stumbles at start FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local): 9 a.m. Rory McIlroy was looking for a rally in the second round of the...
15:42, 05/17/2019

Spain: Coach Luis Enrique staying despite personal problem MADRID (AP) — The Spanish soccer federation says it has not considered replacing national coach Luis Enrique despite his long absence for personal re...
15:42, 05/17/2019

Former UK doctor jailed for groping female patients LONDON (AP) — A former British doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for groping female patients including a 12-year-old child. Alan Tutin ...
15:42, 05/17/2019

Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of international aid groups say conditions in Syria’s northwest have reached “crisis point” and are calling fo...
15:42, 05/17/2019

U.S. Farmers Brace for Aid Package They Fear Will Fall Short Stalled trade talks between Beijing and Washington are exacerbating a slump in the U.S. Farm Belt, and many farmers don’t believe an aid package bein...
15:42, 05/17/2019

Markelov to replace Indy 500-bound King at MP for Monaco F2 round Ex-Renault Formula 1 junior driver Artem Markelov will replace the Indy 500-bound Jordan King at MP Motorsport in a one-off return to the Formula 2 c...
15:56, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet sensation dies Grumpy Cat, online and publishing feline phenom, died May 14, 2019 from complications related to a urinary tract infection, the cat's publicist ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse near March Air Reserve Base in California The crash happened as the pilot was landing following a routine training mission, March Air Reserve Base Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Holliday said. &#...
16:00, 05/17/2019

AbbVie halts enrollment after brain cancer trial misses goal, shares fall AbbVie Inc said on Friday it has halted enrollment of patients in all ongoing studies testing its brain cancer treatment after the drug failed to mee...
16:14, 05/17/2019

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-S...
16:28, 05/17/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controvers...
16:28, 05/17/2019

Remembering a legend: Tucson remembers late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON – Back in 1960, Betty Liggins was a mail carrier in Chicago. If you asked her then if she thought she would be an instrumental person in...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Man arrested for murder after wife found dead in midtown home TUCSON – Tucson Police Department identified the people involved in a homicide that occurred at a home in central Tucson Wednesday. According t...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Are specialty travel clothes worth the extra cost? Travel clothes are specialty attire – belts, dresses, hats, pants and vests – that can cost 30% to 50% more than comparable department st...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Bajaj Auto Beats Industry Slowdown, Posts 21 Per Cent Growth In Net Profit Bajaj Auto bucked the trend of an overall industry slowdown and posted better than expected results in the fourth quarter of the financial year 2018-...
16:42, 05/17/2019

UFC fighter’s husband sentenced to probation after she accused him of assault Rachael Ostovich said she wanted to "move forward" and that her daughter needed "to have her father present in her life," while prosecutors had sough...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Reports: Robert Pattinson front-runner to portray Batman Robert Pattinson is the front-runner to portray Batman in Warner Bros. upcoming solo film based on the caped crusader, according to multiple reports....
16:42, 05/17/2019

Spain's Sanchez nominates Catalans to chair Congress and Senate Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday proposed two Catalan lawmakers as parliamentary speakers, giving an early sense of the prominen...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Days before elections, EU approves new cyber sanctions regime The European Union will directly penalize computer hackers after governments agreed on Friday a new mechanism to target individuals anywhere in the w...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Cool, Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran discovered vaporwave Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber have shared a new song, a pleasant, sensitive slice of pop called “I Don’t Care.” Of course, it’s easy to lose the low-k...
16:56, 05/17/2019

Bruce Willis gets booed for throwing a baseball poorly, boosts non-celebrity egos worldwide Celebrities live such a idyllic existence that they appear, at times, to actively seek out embarrassment. Consider anyone who agrees to play late nig...
16:56, 05/17/2019

Bell Boeing awarded $42.2M ffor engineering, technical support for V-22 Bell Boeing was awarded a $42.2 million contract for engineering and technical support for the V-22 Osprey flight control system and on-aircraft avio...
16:56, 05/17/2019

Oil Inches Higher, on Track for Weekly Gain Oil prices were on track for a fourth consecutive advance, boosted by geopolitical uncertainty surrounding supply from Iran and Venezuela despite som...
16:56, 05/17/2019

Overstock CEO defends personal stock sale after shareholders question move Overstock.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne on Friday hit out at shareholders who questioned the sale of a portion of his stake in the co...
16:56, 05/17/2019

Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro dies at 39 Ashley Massaro, who has an 18-year-old daughter, Alexa, competed in WWE from 2005-2008 after winning the Diva Search contest.    ...
17:14, 05/17/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S10: do you want a flipping camera or a punch-hole display? The Asus ZenFone series has been around for half a decade. We would not be surprised to hear that some of you have not realized Asus makes phones, th...
17:28, 05/17/2019

Apple lists older Macs that could be left open to attacks similar to ZombieLoad Older Macs could be vulnerable to attacks crafted along the same lines as ZombieLoad – the most recent worrying major vulnerability in Intel&#...
17:28, 05/17/2019

How Trump's Immigration Plan Would Have Affected His In-Laws' Prospects President Donald Trump's proposed plan to overhaul the U.S. immigration system would have made it more difficult for his in-laws to migrate to the Un...
17:28, 05/17/2019

Giro d’Italia: Pello Bilbao breaks clear on final climb to win stage seven • Spanish rider attacks 1.5km from finish in L’Aquila• Valerio Conti in pink after uneventful day in pelotonSpain’s Pello Bilbao claimed the seventh ...
17:42, 05/17/2019

Halsey's "Nightmare" Is the Ultimate Girl Power Anthem You've Been Waiting For Halsey never disappoints. When a fan tweeted yesterday, "i could really use a angry anthem right now @halsey," the 24-year-old was waiting in the wi...
17:56, 05/17/2019

Carli Lloyd, U.S. Women's National Team dominate New Zealand in soccer friendly Carli Lloyd scored twice in the United States Women's National Team's 5-0 win over New Zealand in a soccer friendly ahead of the 2019 FIFA Women's Wo...
17:56, 05/17/2019

‘Beetlejuice’ stars reveal the backstage secrets on Broadway One recent afternoon at the Winter Garden Theatre, two stars of the musical “Beetlejuice” played tour guide and revealed a few backstage secrets — so...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Deadly Yemen airstrikes that claim children’s lives in capital Sana’a, strongly condemned by UN Thursday’s airstrikes on Yemen’s capital Sana’a that reportedly killed five children and injured dozens more, have been strongly condemned by UN agen...
18:00, 05/17/2019

U.S.-led airstrike mistakenly kills 17 in Afghanistan A U.S.-led airstrike in Afghanistan has accidentally killed at least 17 government officers and injured more than a dozen, Afghan officials said Frid...
18:14, 05/17/2019

Werner Herzog on Paul F. Tompkins' impression of him: "That's good stuff" Werner Herzog gives some of the best interviews in the business. Whether in text or through the immediately familiar tones of his measured, heavy voi...
18:14, 05/17/2019

Texas man charged with killing 12 women, police look at 750 other deaths for possible links A Texas man has been charged with killing 12 elderly women, and police are now reexamining hundreds of other deaths to see if he might be connected. ...
18:14, 05/17/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid ...
18:28, 05/17/2019

China sets 40-city national 5G rollout for October 1 The Chinese government will celebrate this year's 70th anniversary of the country's founding with a national launch of 5G services across 40 cities.R...
18:28, 05/17/2019

Shares wobble, yuan weakens as global trade talk rattles markets A gauge of global stocks dipped but erased steeper losses in a volatile session on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as global trade tensions pe...
18:42, 05/17/2019

What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about the new general data protection regulations General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is here. Here's what it means, how it impacts individuals and businesses - and how to ensure compliance....
18:42, 05/17/2019

Foreign Office warns British-Iranian nationals against travel to Iran The Foreign Office has advised dual British-Iranian nationals against all travel to Iran, warning they face an "unacceptably higher" risk of detentio...
18:42, 05/17/2019

The greatest frown in town: Grumpy Cat – a life in pictures Grumpy cat – real name Tardar Sauce – has died aged seven. The feline appeared on everything from Good Morning America and the Friskies awards to Ame...
18:56, 05/17/2019

Trump to lift aluminum, steel tariffs on Canada and Mexico The US is poised to lift steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico in favor of stronger enforcement actions, according to people familiar with ...
18:56, 05/17/2019

Microsoft Announces Minecraft Earth, A Minecraft Version Of Pokémon Go In a move that’s equal parts surprising, inevitable, and brilliant, Microsoft today announced Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality game that will le...
18:56, 05/17/2019

Walmart gives a first look at its sprawling new home office in Bentonville Walmart is one step closer to moving into a new home office for more than 14,000 people, which will be outfitted with fitness centers for employees a...
18:56, 05/17/2019

Massimiliano Allegri And Juventus Are Breaking Up After five wildly successful years, Juventus released a statement today saying that the club and manager Massimiliano Allegri would be parting ways a...
19:00, 05/17/2019

David Cameron’s Book Isn’t Out Yet. The Scathing Commentary Is. News of an autobiography from the former prime minister who left Britain the Brexit mess attracted a digital stream of creative mockery and vulgarity...
19:00, 05/17/2019

EU wheat in good shape after rain eases concerns over dry spring Welcome rain in the four largest European Union wheat producers raised hopes for a good harvest this summer after a dry spring sparked fears of a rep...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Orphaned bear cub Aida finds refuge in Bosnian village In a mountain village in Bosnia, the Becars are making friends with a new addition to their family - an orphaned baby bear who fled nearby woods in s...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Germany to pay US$11,000 each to Chile Nazi sect victims The scale of the atrocities committed at a fenced-in mountain commune 350 kilometres south of Santiago came to light only after the end of Augusto Pi...
19:14, 05/17/2019

Bill Barr reveals Russia probe review to focus on Trump dossier briefing, leaking Attorney General Bill Barr, in an exclusive interview with Fox News, revealed that the recently announced review of the origins of the Russia probe w...
19:14, 05/17/2019

Joe Scarborough: GOP ‘extremism’ on abortion is ‘scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans’ MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough said Friday that Republican “extremism” on abortion “is scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans who mig...
19:14, 05/17/2019

Homelessness surges in San Francisco while tech's richest grow richer The number of homeless people in the city, where the cost of living is more unaffordable than ever, has increased to 8,011 San Francisco saw a 17% in...
19:28, 05/17/2019

May and Corbyn clash over breakdown in Brexit talks PM says Labour conflict over second referendum made compromise deal impossible Corbyn’s letter: what he wrote and what he meantTheresa May has blamed...
19:28, 05/17/2019

Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of ...
19:28, 05/17/2019

John Bolton: the man driving the US towards war … any war Donald Trump’s national security adviser is stoking tensions with North Korea, Iran and Venezuela, in line with decades of taking the most hawkish po...
19:28, 05/17/2019

Holy mackerel! Robert Pattinson set to land Batman role Harry Potter and Twilight star Pattinson said to be frontrunner for part in The Batman, replacing Ben AffleckRobert Pattinson is set to take over fro...
19:28, 05/17/2019

Reef wipeout: surfers fight China-linked mega resort in Fiji Jona Ratu and his friends wanted to build an eco-lodge in their corner of paradise – then the diggers arrived‘That’s where the dream ends’: Jona, Nav...
19:28, 05/17/2019

Trump Accuses the FBI of Treason Because He's Up Early and No One Took His Phone The president’s son-in-law only has one job: to make sure he knows where Trump’s phone is at all times so that the tweeter-in-chief can’t recklessly ...
19:28, 05/17/2019

New Uber feature to silence drivers - but it comes at a price It is well-known that taxi drivers often like to chat with their customers, but if you prefer a quieter journey, then ride-hailing app Uber has the a...
19:28, 05/17/2019

Italian court convicts 4 for deadly Turin soccer stampede Four young men have been convicted of the deaths of two women in a soccer stampede in the northern Italian city of Turin and given prison sentences o...
19:42, 05/17/2019

Greek far-left killer in intensive care after hunger strike Greek authorities say a far-left extremist convicted of 11 murders has been placed in intensive care after a 15-day hunger strike that has triggered ...
19:42, 05/17/2019

Fans brace for Sunday's epic ending of 'Game of Thrones' When millions of viewers settle in for the epic finale of the world's most popular TV show on Sunday, they will witness the end of an eight-year clif...
19:56, 05/17/2019

The best portable projector is back at its lowest price ever—today only A portable projector can be the key to an amazing summer of backyard movie nights, and the best one we've ever tested is on sale right now. ...
19:56, 05/17/2019

Shamorie Ponds faces steep NBA draft climb; Knicks not yet involved CHICAGO — St. John’s star guard Shamorie Ponds was supposed to work out for the Knicks last spring, but a conflict arose with another NBA team and he...
19:56, 05/17/2019

Verizon's 5G speed peaks at 1.4Gbps, but only if you do 'the 5G shuffle' You can at last get incredible 5G phone speeds in the US today, according to our tests, but only in two cities and only if you do what we're cal...
19:56, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Missouri abortion ban draws Capitol protests JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri’s proposed ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Protest...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Western powers clash at U.N. with Russia, Syria, on Syrian hospital attacks The United Nations said on Friday at least 18 health centers have been attacked in the past three weeks in northwestern Syria, prompting a confrontat...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Germany designates BDS Israel boycott movement as anti-Semitic The German parliament voted on Friday to condemn as anti-Semitic a movement that calls for economic pressure on Israel to end the occupation of Pales...
20:00, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Starbucks' China rival Luckin surges in market debut Shares of Luckin Coffee Inc surged as much as 52.7% in their market debut on Friday, indicating strong investor demand for the self-declared challeng...
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UPDATE 2-U.S. agrees to lift steel, aluminum tariffs for Canada, Mexico -reports U.S. officials have agreed to remove tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Canada and Mexico in 48 hours, paving the way for the three North Am...
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UPDATE 1-Transportation official eyed for Fed post, Bloomberg reports The White House is considering Transportation Department Undersecretary Derek Kan for an opening on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, Bloombe...
20:00, 05/17/2019

GRAINS-Corn extends run to 4-mth top as rains threaten more planting delays * Wheat hit six-week high, soybeans fall on weather worries (New throughout, updates prices, adds quotes, updates bullets, changes byline, changes da...
20:00, 05/17/2019

The Newest TikTok Celebrities: Security Guards Passing the Time Millions of fans of the social-media app are fascinated with #securitylife, where guards’ videos are more popular than #lawyers, #dentists and #senat...
20:00, 05/17/2019

American Births Hit a 32-Year Low Americans are continuing to have fewer and fewer children, according to a new government report released this week. Slightly fewer than 3.8 million c...
20:14, 05/17/2019

This AI-Generated Joe Rogan Voice Sounds Eerily Like the Real Thing In recent years, eerily accurate deepfake videos have gotten a lot of press, but automated voice replication has been quietly sliding into the uncann...
20:14, 05/17/2019

Million Disgruntled "Game Of Thrones" Fans Want To "Dracarays" Season 8 If more than three-quarter of a million disgruntled "Game of Thrones" fans had their way, dragons would unmercifully torch the eighth season of the H...
20:14, 05/17/2019

'Steel Magnolias' is 30! Go inside Julia Roberts' lavish, pink-drenched movie wedding Before she became a "Runaway Bride," Julia Roberts had an over-the-top pink wedding in 1989's "Steel Magnolias." That was the beginning of the d...
20:14, 05/17/2019

Barr seeks answers in origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr told a network television interviewer that he wants answers on how the probe began into possible collusion between the ...
20:28, 05/17/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ got $900 shipment of sex toys, witness says Testimony in the Nxivm trial turned steamy Friday as a witness described in graphic detail more than $900 in sex toys purchased by one of Keith Ranie...
20:42, 05/17/2019

Judge sentences last person charged in '16 shooting rampage The final person charged in a 2016 shooting rampage in Oklahoma that left two people dead and two police officers wounded has been sentenced to 30 ye...
20:42, 05/17/2019

Boeing completes software update on 737 Max planes Jets have been grounded since March after being involved in two fatal crashesBoeing has completed a software update for its 737 Max jets, which have ...
20:42, 05/17/2019

CBS made informal offer to buy Starz: The Information CBS Corp has expressed interest in acquiring cable channel Starz from Lions Gate Entertainment, the Information reported on Friday, citing four peopl...
20:56, 05/17/2019

Children’s Museum Executive Director announces resignation Courtesy: Children’s Museum TUCSON – Children’s Museum Executive Director announced his resignations after 10 years with the museum on Friday. ...
21:00, 05/17/2019

HPE to acquire supercomputer maker Cray in $1.3bn deal Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced that it will acquire supercomputer maker Cray for $35 per share in cash in a deal valued at approximately $1...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Election Commission Gives Assent To PM's Visit To Uttarakhand: Report The Election Commission is learnt to have given its nod to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines in Uttara...
21:14, 05/17/2019

PM Modi Like Asrani From 'Sholay', Says Priyanka Gandhi. Her Explanation After calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi the "biggest actor in the world" and saying that people might as well have chosen megastar Amitabh Bachcha...
21:14, 05/17/2019

Defiant Iran says it can 'easily' hit U.S. ships, works to counter sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit U.S. warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its to...
21:14, 05/17/2019

‘President’ de Blasio slammed by Letitia James, Pod Save America crowd Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential bid got roundly rejected by state Attorney General Letitia James and a crowd of 3,000 jeering liberals duri...
21:28, 05/17/2019