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The state capture commission on Wednesday heard that the cost estimates for 359 out of 1064 locomotives contracted to China South Rail by Transnet were excessive and without justif...

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Ask The Salty Waitress: A party guest is helping himself to my fridge Dear Salty: Last weekend I hosted a casual get-together at my house. Everyone was having a great time, but I couldn’t help but notice one of the gues...
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Kerry Washington, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx to Keynote 2019 Toronto International Film Festival The “we” in “We The North” may consist of three particular people this September—well, at least at the 44th Annual Toronto Film Festival (TIFF), that...
23:28, 08/20/2019

Barack Obama’s High School Jersey Sells for $120,000 at Auction During his senior year at Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii, our forever President Barack Obama was a member of the 1979 Hawaii State Champion boys’...
23:28, 08/20/2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s New Plan Would Make It Harder to Prove Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development, which is run by Ben Carson—aka the Clarence Thomas of the Trump administration—is finishing off Cars...
23:28, 08/20/2019

I Saw Janet Jackson Live for the First Time in My Life and Experienced My Own Metamorphosis I believe everyone has a shortlist of people they’ve always wanted to see perform live but never really had the chance to. For me, that list consists...
23:28, 08/20/2019

Breaking: Something Bad Is Happening in Virginia [Updated] To commemorate the quadricentennial anniversary of the arrival of enslaved Africans in America, we imagined what it would be like to cover that late ...
23:28, 08/20/2019

Bayer to Sell Animal-Health Unit to Elanco for $7.6 Billion Germany’s Bayer is selling its animal-health business to an American rival for $7.6 billion, part of the drug and chemicals giant’s plan to divest as...
23:28, 08/20/2019

Historic Rise of College-Educated Women in Labor Force Changes Workplace This is the first year ever that women are going to make up the majority of the college-educated labor force, a milestone that is already altering be...
23:28, 08/20/2019

Department-Store Woes Catch Up to Kohl's Kohl’s reported its third consecutive decline in quarterly sales, though it said business improved toward the end of the period and it maintained its...
23:28, 08/20/2019

Apparel Companies Fear Tariffs Could Squash Profits Apparel companies in the U.S. are bracing for squeezed profits and potential store closures as a result of the Trump administration’s pledge to exten...
23:28, 08/20/2019

| Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Pogba racist abuse Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba suffering racist abuse onli...
23:56, 08/20/2019

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte slams deputy, says he'll resign over political crisis Amid a political crisis and another election, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday he'll resign -- as the nation is being driven into c...
23:56, 08/20/2019

Trump’s tariffs could cost U.S. families up to $1,000 a year, JPMorgan forecasts American consumers have been largely shielded from previous rounds of tariffs. But that will change when 10 percent levies on $112 billion in Chinese...
23:56, 08/20/2019

Saudi Arabia Could Probably Just Use the Money Per-capita revenue for OPEC members is half of what it was in 2008, and the prospects for immediate improvement aren’t good. Cue the Saudi Aramco IPO...
23:56, 08/20/2019

Greenland leader: Trump's idea to buy island territory 'not something to joke about' Greenland's premier rejected the idea of the United States purchasing the large Artic island Tuesday after President Trump floated buying the semi-au...
23:56, 08/20/2019

Joe Biden's neurosurgeon defends former VP's brain amid concerns about mental acuity Former Vice President Joe Biden's brain surgeon insisted that his decades-long patient was in good health, claiming he had no brain damage as a strin...
23:56, 08/20/2019

Vaping impacts blood vessels, even without nicotine (Reuters Health) - Healthy young people show signs of impaired blood vessel function after just a few puffs of an electronic cigarette, even without ...
00:14, 08/21/2019

Gmail in G Suite now uses AI for inline spelling and grammar suggestions Google announced improvements to Gmail spelling and grammar correction tools in G Suite. They'll roll out August 20 for early release domains.Read Mo...
00:14, 08/21/2019

Waymo expands driverless car testing to Florida Waymo announced that it will expand tests of its self-driving cars to Florida, following pilots in Novi, Kirkland, Washington, San Francisco, and Pho...
00:14, 08/21/2019

Italian prime minister resigns as populist leader Salvini demands snap election Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation on Tuesday amid the populist League party’s calls for a no-confidence vote and a snap...
00:14, 08/21/2019

Brazil police sniper kills armed man holding dozens hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro A Brazilian police sniper fatally shot an armed man who held dozens of people hostage on a public bus in Rio de Janeiro after a four-hour standoff, o...
00:14, 08/21/2019

I transformed from a smoking, overweight mess to a marathon runner In her 20s, Brittany O’Neill was a self-proclaimed mess. Then living on the Upper West Side, she smoked a pack and a half of Marlboro Lights a day, h...
00:14, 08/21/2019

Skyscraper rules tightened over 'wall of wind' fears for cyclists Stricter rules on the construction of new skyscrapers in London are being drawn up over concerns that a so-called "wall of wind" effect could knock o...
00:42, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into ...
00:42, 08/21/2019

Ousted Novartis scientist 'categorically denies' wrongdoing in data manipulation scandal The FDA's recent report that Novartis knowingly relied on manipulated data in a drug's application has put pressure on its CEO Vas Narasimh...
00:42, 08/21/2019

Urgent need for ‘restraint and genuine dialogue’ in Middle East to avoid major confrontation Briefing the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, the Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General, Maria Luiza Viotti, said on Tuesday ...
01:00, 08/21/2019

'Marriage Story' lets Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson offer dual sides to matrimony The film "Marriage Story" wastes no time in encouraging viewers to take sides in a relationship, offering dueling trailers of the drama that stars Ad...
01:00, 08/21/2019

The 'Boy Meets World' cast reunion shows just how much TV can inspire a generation When Cory Matthews began exploring this great big world, a generation of TV viewers were changed forever. And the recent cast reunion of "Boy Meets W...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Trump says White House talking to Democrats on gun legislation President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was in meaningful talks with Democrats on gun legislation after the latest mass shootings ...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, describ...
01:00, 08/21/2019

The British are coming: UK actors take over primetime shows British actors on TV are usually relegated to the comfy period piece (“Downton Abbey”) or prestige costume drama with top names (“The Crown”). Not an...
01:28, 08/21/2019

Aston Martin DBS Volante 2019 UK review Aston removes the roof from its super-GT coupe, to create the DBS Superleggera Volante, with more than 700 horsepower and a price of nearly £250,000 ...
01:28, 08/21/2019

2019 BMW 3 Series: Price And Specification Expectation BMW is all set to bring in its 6th all-new model into the Indian market and this time it's the very popular 3 Series. We've been telling you all this...
01:28, 08/21/2019

Remember Frances McDormand's 'stolen' Oscar? Now charges are dropped against accused thief The charges against a man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar statuette were dropped, but no one is explaining why.    ...
01:28, 08/21/2019

Reputed Lucchese mobster dodges life in prison with guilty plea A reputed Lucchese crime family capo copped to murder conspiracy and other charges on Tuesday — in exchange for just 13 years behind bars. Steven Cre...
01:56, 08/21/2019

MTA worker stole toilet paper and other taxpayer-funded items: watchdog Inventory control clerk File Gjidoda also swiped paint brushes, paint trays, tools and batteries from the Croton Yard in Westchester County where she...
01:56, 08/21/2019

Will weed edge out alcohol? Here’s why there’s no sign of it so far There's little evidence so far of many people drinking less to make room for legal cannabis, largely because people use the substances in different w...
01:56, 08/21/2019

What do Bob Ross and Michigan have in common? Happy little trees If taking time to enjoy nature in Michigan's state parks wasn't relaxing enough, you can now add a little Bob Ross to your experience. For its 100th ...
02:14, 08/21/2019

Tucker Carlson’s Fox News Show Loses More Advertisers Mr. Carlson still attracts a large audience, but his statements about women, immigrants and race have prompted calls from activists for advertiser bo...
02:14, 08/21/2019

Asia set to trade lower as markets look to central bankers for guidance Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver his annual speech on Friday at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium, where he's expected...
02:14, 08/21/2019

Shareholder payouts hit an all-time high for the quarter, but growth is slowing Dividends paid out by global companies to shareholders have reached a new second-quarter record, according to a new report by investment firm Janus H...
02:14, 08/21/2019

‘Cocooning’ parents want family to stay the hell away from newborns When Nicolle and Brad Pritchard bring their newborn home from the hospital in a couple of weeks, they’ll arrive to an empty apartment: no frien...
02:14, 08/21/2019

One dead, over 100 sickened in Spain’s pork listeria outbreak A 90-year-old woman in Spain has died, marking the first fatality linked to an outbreak of listeria that has sickened over 100 others. About half of ...
02:14, 08/21/2019

The first hard seltzer festival has been announced Something big is bubbling up. America’s thirst for spiked seltzer has only just begun — at least, that’s what the creators of Fizz ...
02:14, 08/21/2019

Spotify is getting its own TV mini-series The music business has been through a turbulent decade, with dwindling sales, record labels pushing "360 deals" on artists and concert venues beginni...
02:42, 08/21/2019

Sega’s remastered ‘Yakuza’ bundle for PS4 comes to the US With western interest in the Yakuza series the most passionate it's ever been, Sega is bringing remastered PlayStation 4 versions of its PlaySta...
02:42, 08/21/2019

NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa NASA has been talking for years about sending a probe to Europa, and now it's locking down those plans. The agency has confirmed the next phase ...
02:42, 08/21/2019

Best restaurants for cheap eats in each state, according to Yelp Looking for some cheap eats? Yelp pulled together a list of the best budget-friendly restaurants in the United States.      ...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Causes and home remedies for dark lips Lip color varies from person to person. The lips can become darker for various reasons, and people can use home remedies to care for their lips. Lear...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Former MSU hoops star Mateen Cleaves acquitted of all charges in rape trial Former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves, who was facing up to 15 years behind bars, was acquitted Tuesday of sexual assault and all othe...
03:00, 08/21/2019

LB Jaylon Smith, Dallas Cowboys agree to long-term contract extension As questions loom about Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott's contracts, the Cowboys took care of one of their key defenders in Jaylon Smith. ...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Ronda Rousey almost lost her finger during a 'freak accident' while filming Fox's '9-1-1' Ronda Rousey said she needed 9-1-1 herself after suffering a gruesome hand injury on set of the Fox drama series, "9-1-1."     &...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Michigan State great Mateen Cleaves acquitted on all charges in rape trial Mateen Cleaves, the former point guard who led the Spartans to the 2000 NCAA title, found not guilty on all counts stemming from Sept. 2015 incident....
03:00, 08/21/2019

Green Bay Packers wide receiver J'Mon Moore cited in car accident with pickup truck J'Mon Moore was driving too fast for conditions when his Mercedes spun into the opposite lanes and was hit by a pickup, police said.  ...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Major League Soccer announces St. Louis expansion franchise, 28th team in league Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that it will be expanding to St. Louis, the 28th team in league. Miami, Nashville and Austin clubs on the way. ...
03:00, 08/21/2019

True freshman Bo Nix named Auburn's starting quarterback for Oregon opener Bo Nix will be the first freshman quarterback since 1946 to start an Auburn opener when the Tigers face No. 13 Oregon. He beat out Joey Gatewood. &#...
03:00, 08/21/2019

U.S. Olympic officials reprimand but don't otherwise punish athletes who protested Fencer Race Imboden and hammer thrower Gwen Berry received letters from the USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland after they protested during Pan Am Games. ...
03:00, 08/21/2019

American teen Amanda Anisimova out of US Open after father's sudden death Anisimova, 17, out of US Open after abrupt death of fatherFrench Open semi-finalist would have been seeded playerAmerican teenager Amanda Anisimova w...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Champions League roundup: Ajax hopes in balance after Apoel scare Mazraoui sent off during edgy 0-0 draw in NicosiaSlavia Prague and Club Brugge on course for group stageAjax face a fight to qualify for the Champion...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Football League: Woodgate gets first Middlesbrough win while Derby lose • Assombalonga sinks Wigan; Derby slip against Bristol City• Sheffield Wednesday go top with win against LutonJonathan Woodgate said Middlesbrough re...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Man Who Claimed Trump Will Start a ‘Racial War and Crusade’ Is Arrested The arrest was the latest example in a spate of what the authorities say are violent threats of domestic extremism, which have received renewed atten...
03:28, 08/21/2019

'Saved by the Bell' turns 30: Where the cast is now It's been 30 years since we fell in love with the cast of "Saved by the Bell' – including Mario Lopez, Tiffani Thiessen and Mark-Paul...
03:56, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of short-term impact on U.S. economy President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had ...
03:56, 08/21/2019

RIP White Claw Summer The rule is that once cops use a meme, it’s dead and buried. The police state’s latest casualty: hard seltzer White Claw, which was (bafflingly) havi...
04:14, 08/21/2019

Here's Trump Being Blatantly Anti-Semitic President Donald Trump took his racist attacks on Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to a whole new, anti-Semitic plane on Tuesday, accusing voters who bac...
04:14, 08/21/2019

BlackRock Unit Gets Approval to Take Russia-Linked Firm's Stake in Cybersecurity Company A national-security panel that oversees foreign investment in U.S. businesses approved the transfer of a stake in cybersecurity company Cofense from ...
04:14, 08/21/2019

Oil rises slightly as hopes of easing trade tensions lend support Oil prices steadied on Tuesday on optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a po...
04:14, 08/21/2019

|AR25bnhorrorasGhana'sinvestorscan’tgettheirsavings As much as 5 billion cedis is tied up in unlisted bonds, direct private-equity stakes and other deals with small- and medium-sized businesses, accord...
04:42, 08/21/2019

|Steinhoff'clearlyplotted'TekkieTowntransferpath-judge The transfer path of Tekkie Town and its shares in late 2016 to Steinhoff subsidiary Pepkor was clearly plotted even before the first transfer took p...
04:42, 08/21/2019

A bear broke into a house and raided the fridge as terrified teens hid in the next room As two teens watched TV at home late one night, little did they know that the person in the other room opening the refrigerator for a midnight snack ...
04:42, 08/21/2019

Trump cools on background check push in recent lawmaker conversations President Donald Trump has been cooling to the idea of supporting new legislation for stricter firearm background checks in recent conversations with...
04:42, 08/21/2019

First on CNN: More NRA leaders step down amid spending controversy Three more National Rifle Association leaders have stepped down, CNN has learned, in a broadening of a leadership exodus amid a controversy over the ...
04:42, 08/21/2019

Economists question whether a payroll tax cut would be worth ballooning the deficit Trump administration officials are reportedly considering a payroll tax cut. But economists say the modest benefit may not be worth a bigger deficit ...
04:42, 08/21/2019

US launches countdown clock to warn of Russia and China arming Iran Western allies have 15 months to unify against Iran before the regime is free to buy and sell weapons under the 2015 nuclear deal, according to Secre...
05:00, 08/21/2019

'We’re taking this seriously': Nevada county has emergency plans to deal with Area 51 event While the viral "Storm Area 51" event that is seemingly set to take place may be a joke to some, the county that houses the secret U.S. military base...
05:00, 08/21/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold prices hold firm above $1,500, Fed minutes in focus Gold prices were steady on Wednesday after recovering to above the key $1,500 an ounce level in the previous session, with investors waiting for the ...
05:00, 08/21/2019

Forecast: Trump’s tariffs could cost U.S. families up to $1,000 a year American consumers have been largely shielded from previous rounds of tariffs. But that will change when 10 percent levies on $112 billion in Chinese...
05:28, 08/21/2019

What the Future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Looks Like Without Spider-Man Spider-Man is swinging out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Sony and Marvel Studios, which previously worked together to create the last two s...
05:56, 08/21/2019

Watch: 'Antlers' trailer reveals Keri Russell's first role after 'The Americans' Keri Russell stars in "Antlers," a new thriller from "Hostiles" director Scott Cooper, "Channel Zero" writer Nick Antosca and producer Guillermo del ...
06:14, 08/21/2019

Trump decides that Democratic-voting Jewish Americans are either ignorant or ‘disloyal’ A Pew Research Center study found that nearly two-thirds of Jewish Americans identified as Democrats or as independents who generally vote Democratic...
06:14, 08/21/2019

Report: Spider-Man Will No Longer Be Shared by Marvel and Sony [UPDATED] Huge news in the world of superheroes. Deadline reports that Disney and Sony have come to a stalemate in regards to Spider-Man and that Marvel Studio...
06:14, 08/21/2019

Now Game Developers Have To Ask Fans Not To Harass Them Over The Epic Store One of the easiest bits of news to miss on Monday’s Gamescom Opening Night Live show was tucked away in an ad for the Epic Games Store. A simple sizz...
06:14, 08/21/2019

GameStop Lays Off Over 100 People, Including Nearly Half Of Game Informer's Staff The struggling retail chain GameStop laid off over a hundred employees today, both at its corporate headquarters in Grapevine, Texas and at other off...
06:14, 08/21/2019

Fallout 76 Group’s Raid Attempt Foiled By Notorious Power Armor Glitch In Fallout 76, power armor can keep you safe, or it can become a horrible tomb entrapping unsuspecting players until the end of time (or until they r...
06:14, 08/21/2019

Former Veterans Affairs doctor charged in death of three patients Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a former Veterans Affairs pathologist for the deaths of three veterans and for attempting to cover up substanc...
07:00, 08/21/2019

NYC protest held against teen vaping after CDC expresses concerns Protesters of teen vaping began to march Tuesday outside JUUL offices in New York City, days after a U.S. government agency announced it was looking ...
07:00, 08/21/2019

Brent oil rises above $60, buoyed by US inventory draw down Prices for Brent oil rose above $60 a barrel for the first time in over a week on Wednesday amid data that showed a larger-than-expected draw down in...
07:00, 08/21/2019

Royce White says Carmelo Anthony 'is absolutely being blackballed' by NBA, also slams LeBron James Royce White says he believes Carmelo Anthony’s absence from the NBA is not caused by bad luck on the veteran’s part, but is intentional. ...
07:00, 08/21/2019

Nola sharp over 7, Phillies pounce early to beat Red Sox 3-2 Aaron Nola pitched seven innings of four-hit ball to win for the sixth time in his last seven decisions, getting three runs of support in the first i...
07:00, 08/21/2019

China parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage Limiting marriage to between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following nei...
07:28, 08/21/2019

U.S. commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid North Korea, China threats The commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps said on Wednesday any crack in alliances in Asia that helped counter threats from North Korea and China were ...
07:28, 08/21/2019

Dominican's largest drug trafficking gang dismantled after raids, says prosecutor The Dominican Republic's top prosecutor said on Tuesday that the Caribbean nation's largest drug trafficking gang has been dismantled, a group that a...
07:28, 08/21/2019

Analysis: Why sales are sliding for non-premium SUVs Mainstream SUVs such as the Skoda Kodiaq face premium-rival challenges Boom time is over for family-spec SUVs and crossovers as the market ‘normali...
07:28, 08/21/2019

Randall Emmett's Ex-Wife Calls Out Lala Kent for Posting Pictures of Her Children Well here's one way to get your message across. Drama appears to be brewing between Lala Kent and Randall Emmett's ex-wife after a social media post...
07:28, 08/21/2019

Larry King Files for Divorce From Wife No. 7 Shawn Southwick After 22 Years of Marriage Larry King has decided to part ways with his longtime love, Shawn Southwick King. The pair has been married for 22 years, but it looks like the 85-y...
07:28, 08/21/2019

Pose's Billy Porter Gets Real About What Working With Ryan Murphy Is Really Like How do you put the family back together again? Or why? That's the question of the Pose season two finale. "There is a flash forward in time," Billy ...
07:28, 08/21/2019

California's new police use-of-force law marks a 'significant' change in law enforcement. Here's why What are the practical applications of California's new law raising the standard for police use of force? Here are answers to five questions. &...
07:56, 08/21/2019

"Under What Law?": P Chidambaram's Lawyer To CBI On 2-Hour Notice Congress MP P Chidambaram's lawyer has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation under what law his client has been told to appear within two hours i...
08:14, 08/21/2019

Cleanaway takes over SKM amid Victoria's recycling rubbish crisis Australia’s largest garbage company buys $60m of debt, aiming to get SKM ‘back to capacity’The garbage company Cleanaway has taken effective control ...
08:42, 08/21/2019

Trump nixes meeting with Danish prime minister over Greenland sale dispute President Trump has postponed a planned meeting with the Danish prime minister after the world leader stymied any talks of a possible deal to sell Gr...
08:42, 08/21/2019

Brent oil futures climb above $60 on US inventory draw Brent crude oil futures rose above $60 a barrel for the first time in over a week on Wednesday after a data report showed a larger-than-expected drop...
09:00, 08/21/2019

'America's Got Talent': Comedian Ryan Niemiller snaps Simon Cowell's brutal mean streak Simon Cowell lived up to his grouchy reputation during Tuesday's episode of "America's Got Talent" by slamming many acts for not upping the...
09:00, 08/21/2019

'Charles E. Burchfield: Transitions' Review: A Change of Seasons An exhibition looks at the painter’s passion for creating single artworks that would show the passage of time, with its transformations in nature, so...
09:28, 08/21/2019

America's Priciest Listing Sells at Foreclosure Auction Once asking $1 billion, The Mountain in Beverly Hills sold to its lender for $100,000–far less than the $200 million said to be outstanding on the pr...
09:28, 08/21/2019

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study AstraZeneca said on Wednesday a combination treatment including its lung cancer drug Imfinzi failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non...
09:28, 08/21/2019

Fearing tobacco's fate, palm oil industry fights back On the morning of Feb. 26, executives from a Washington consultancy presented a strategy paper to some of the most powerful officials in the Malaysia...
09:28, 08/21/2019

Bill Clinton was hitter-friendly ump at charity softball game Former President Bill Clinton’s surprise appearance as a celebrity umpire at the annual Artists and Writers softball game in East Hampton almost play...
09:56, 08/21/2019

This Is Knot a Drill: Knotted Headbands Are the Trendiest Hair Accessories to Wear Right Now Scrunchies had their moment, but like it or knot, this fall, it’s all about the knotted headband. This hair accessory is by no means new, but as bran...
09:56, 08/21/2019

New Jersey stays alive in LLWS with major-league final play Sal Garcia motored into second base after his double, stood tall on the bag and did a little shimmy toward his Elmora Youth Little League dugout. His...
09:56, 08/21/2019

Where these injured Yankees stars stand now OAKLAND, Calif. — The Yankees received good news Tuesday concerning injured right-handers Luis Severino and Dellin Betances, who are rehabbing in Tam...
09:56, 08/21/2019

Mets kick off critical stretch in style There are now 37 games left in the regular season for the Mets, but they have adjusted their schedules accordingly. “It’s August, but playoffs starte...
09:56, 08/21/2019

Realme XT, company's 64MP quad-camera beast confirmed Realme XT has been confirmed to come with a 64MP quad-camera setup in India by the end of September. Realme CEO Madhav Sheth revealed this during the...
10:14, 08/21/2019

Sweet discounts: Amazon AU has slashed prices on a load of recent Samsung gear Earlier this year, Amazon and Samsung partnered to give Aussies an additional place to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S10, S10 Plus and the S10e. ...
10:14, 08/21/2019

By Banning Protest Signs, MLS Is Trying To Lobotomize The Fandom It Asked For MLS and its clubs are currently embroiled in a fight against their own supporters over what the league claims are violations of its anti-politics rul...
10:42, 08/21/2019

Australia to Join Effort to Protect Shipping in Strait of Hormuz The decision to join a U.S.-led coalition protecting oil tankers and cargo ships from attacks by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz bolsters Washington’s e...
11:00, 08/21/2019

Remember the good times with 4 extra minutes of Spider-Man: Far From Home footage Sony and Marvel Studios may be breaking up, with Sony taking full custody of the Spider-Man movies and all of the money they’ve been bringing in, but...
11:00, 08/21/2019

London prison sees 50 per cent surge in violence fueled by drugs and gangs A troubled London prison has seen a 50 per cent increase in violence, caused by drugs and gang conflict between "volatile young men", a watchdog warn...
11:28, 08/21/2019

Donald Trump accused of anti-Semitism after branding Jewish Democrat voters 'disloyal' Donald Trump has been accused of anti-Semitism after claiming that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowled...
11:28, 08/21/2019

Tech Executives Tap Employees for Ideas Technology teams at large companies are moving beyond their traditional role in business support as their bosses encourage them to use their skills t...
11:28, 08/21/2019

| 12-year-old golfer set to play Canadian Women's Open Amateur golfer Michelle Liu hasn't yet hit her teens, and says it's "crazy" to think she'll be teeing it up on Thursday in the Canadian Women's Open....
11:28, 08/21/2019

| Aussie skipper Paine plays down Archer fear, backs Warner Australia captain Tim Paine says the tourists will not be intimidated by England fast bowler Jofra Archer and has backed misfiring batsman David Warn...
11:28, 08/21/2019

Auger Aliassime, Tsitsipas can become tennis greats - Wilander "Felix Auger Aliassime and Stefanos Tsitsipas have what it takes to be the next 15-time Grand Slam winners, says Eurosport tennis expert Mats Wilande...
11:56, 08/21/2019

Alyssa Milano says she has no regrets about 2 abortions: 'I would not have my career' Alyssa Milano, 46, revealed in the latest episode of her podcast this week that she made the “devastating” decision to have two abortions while in a ...
11:56, 08/21/2019

Ronda Rousey reveals she nearly severed her finger while filming TV show: 'Freak accident' On Tuesday, Ronda Rousey took to Instagram where she revealed to her followers that she nearly severed one of her fingers while filming the TV show "...
11:56, 08/21/2019

Open House London 2019: book now to see inside five of the best private homes offering renovation inspiration this year A passport to snoop, Open House London weekend is one of the most popular events of the year for the many Londoners obsessed with homes and architect...
11:56, 08/21/2019

Homes of the week: an Essex countryside mansion, a Thameside penthouse and a historic one-bedroom terrace house Homes for sale in the spotlight this week include a riverside penthouse overlooking Tower Bridge, a countryside mansion and a historic one-bedroom te...
11:56, 08/21/2019

England star Mako Vunipola not taking second World Cup for granted after cousin Taulupe Faletau ruled out Mako Vunipola is extra appreciative of being able to play at the World Cup after witnessing his cousin, Wales No8 Toby Faletau, go through the pain o...
11:56, 08/21/2019

Fulham vs Millwall: Neil Harris aware of 'Premier League qualities' as the Lions head to the Cottage Millwall manager Neil Harris knows his side will be up against a team "with a lot of Premier League qualities" when they take on Fulham at Craven Cot...
11:56, 08/21/2019

Harvey Weinstein wants to move trial out of NYC NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul’s upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City,...
12:14, 08/21/2019

Facebook is hiring journalists to curate its news tab Facebook on Tuesday confirmed it’s hiring a team of veteran journalists to help curate news stories in its soon-to-launch news tab. The company confi...
12:14, 08/21/2019

PACC packs shelter with watermelons to help dogs beat the heat TUCSON – Ice cream can make them feel gassy, popsicles could be harmful in the long term and margaritas, no explanation needed there — a dog...
12:14, 08/21/2019

EU to blame for football's new handball rule, claims Ian Holloway Holloway says people are ‘telling us how to do our own game’Former QPR manager believes Brexit will ‘sort that out’The European Union has been blamed...
12:14, 08/21/2019

West Brom’s Filip Krovinovic: ‘I like to steal things from how Modric plays’ | Ben Fisher The Croatian midfielder, on loan from Benfica, on his family’s road trip with West Brom fans and his love of Harry PotterNot for the first time Filip...
12:14, 08/21/2019

Why Wales' Jayne Ludlow is targeting three tournaments at the same time The manager and her staff oversee all the age groups as well as the senior team, who start Euro 2021 qualifying full of beliefPraise from a former to...
12:14, 08/21/2019

Why football needs a united front to tackle online abuse of players Social media regulation is a societal problem which far transcends football. Those who view Twitter, Facebook and the like as frivolous digital hobbi...
12:42, 08/21/2019

President Trump: Any Jewish Person Voting Democratic Shows ‘Lack of Knowledge or Great Disloyalty’ WASHINGTON — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American J...
12:42, 08/21/2019

Julián Castro Becomes the 10th Candidate to Qualify for Next Month’s Democratic Presidential Debates (COLUMBIA, S.C.) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has qualified for the next presidential debates, taking place in Sept...
12:42, 08/21/2019

Scrapping J&K's Special Status Is India's Internal Matter: Bangladesh Bangladesh said today that revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir is India's internal matter and maintaining regional peace and stability s...
12:42, 08/21/2019

In Yogi Adityanath's Cabinet Expansion, A Promotion For Riot-Accused MLA Chief Minister Yogi Aditayanath's Uttar Pradesh government carried out its first cabinet reshuffle today, more than two years after the BJP took char...
12:42, 08/21/2019

The Right Answer? 8,186,699,633,530,061 (An Abacus Makes It Look Almost Easy) The abacus is still taught in Japanese schools, although not as intensively as it once was. But the centuries-old tool is still popular, and national...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry fell for an old-school Instagram hoax You know, in many respects, I admire former Texas Governor Rick Perry. He’s accomplished so much, despite clearly being an absolute fucking moron tha...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Intel takes on Google and Amazon with 2 new AI-focused chips Intel has unveiled two new processors as part of its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) lineup with an aim to accelerate training and inferences ...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Gmail will soon automatically correct your typos and grammar goof-ups Ever made a typo in an email so bad that your life flashed before your eyes as you sent it? Worry not, Google‘s making sure it doesn’t happen again w...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Target quarterly same-store sales beat, raises full-year profit forecast Target Corp beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales on Wednesday, as the big box retailer benefited from higher online sales and a...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Exclusive: Humbled Noble Group seeks to rebuild LNG, energy businesses: sources Noble Group Holdings (Noble Holdings) plans to rebuild its liquefied natural gas (LNG) and core energy businesses and develop rare earths as it seeks...
13:00, 08/21/2019

DHL stops deliveries for Amazon Fresh in Germany Deutsche Post DHL will no longer deliver fresh food in Germany for Amazon as demand for the service launched in 2017 has been disappointing, a spok...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of short-term impact on U.S. economy U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Japan, U.S. ministers meet for trade talks as hopes for early deal fade Japan and the United States will seek to narrow gaps on trade when their top negotiators meet this week, but hopes for a deal in September are fading...
13:00, 08/21/2019

SEC fines Russian firm for failing to disclose paid-for ICO reviews The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday that it has fined and settled charges against a Russia-based ratings firm for failure to ...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Walmart sues Tesla for negligence after repeated solar system fires Walmart Inc on Tuesday sued Tesla Inc, accusing it of "widespread negligence" that led to repeated fires of its solar systems and asking a court to f...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Marc Maron has some thoughts about newbie Conan O'Brien being named a podcasting pioneer Look, Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend is a really good podcast, okay? All 30-plus episodes of the late-night legend’s first foray into the “no makeup, n...
13:28, 08/21/2019

Explainer: What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest "horse race" opinion polls, hig...
13:56, 08/21/2019

Sainz: Simulators will reduce impact of F1 testing cut McLaren driver Carlos Sainz Jr believes simulators are now advanced enough to mitigate the impact of any testing cuts as Formula 1 moves towards a re...
13:56, 08/21/2019

Video: How 'outstanding' Raikkonen justified his place in F1 again Kimi Raikkonen is enjoying a strong Formula 1 season with the Alfa Romeo squad previously known as Sauber, with which the 2007 world champion made hi...
13:56, 08/21/2019

Citroen targets Rally Germany win for Ogier with engine upgrade Citroen is hopeful that an engine upgrade and a better understanding of its asphalt performance will give Sebastien Ogier the chance to fight for vic...
13:56, 08/21/2019

RLLR defends Sato's actions before massive IndyCar Pocono crash The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing IndyCar team has defended its driver Takuma Sato over his part in the five-car opening lap crash at Pocono last we...
13:56, 08/21/2019

Israeli real estate developer Gazit-Globe moves to Q2 loss * Gazit-Globe, Israel's largest real estate company, swung to a net loss in the second quarter after it sold stakes in two significant assets includi...
13:56, 08/21/2019

Gone With The Wind: Flying Mattresses Derail Open-Air Cinema Event A strong gust of wind almost derailed an open-air cinema event in Colorado recently. Dozens of air mattresses that had been set up for the event were...
13:56, 08/21/2019

The Big Business of Scavenging in Postindustrial America The U.S. produces more garbage than any other nation in the world per capita. Here’s how scrappers are turning that waste into a $32 billion business...
13:56, 08/21/2019

Grammarly Keyboard App Now Suggests Synonyms on the Fly The latest update for the Grammarly keyboard app brings support for synonyms. The update is live for download on Android's Google Play Store and Appl...
14:14, 08/21/2019

Trump accuses Jewish Americans of ‘disloyalty’ for voting Democratic, in antisemitic trope President’s remarks seemed to refer to a perception that Jewish Americans have a dual loyalty to both America and IsraelDonald Trump used an apparent...
14:14, 08/21/2019

Airline under fire for allegedly refusing to accommodate passenger with autism Man says crew of Delta connecting partner SkyWest did not allow his brother, who has nonverbal autism, to sit with a family memberDelta and their con...
14:14, 08/21/2019

Just as in 1914, the Brexit buildup is making calamity feel inevitable | Rafael Behr The Damascene moment remainers hoped for shows no sign of coming, and disaster feels all too predictableThe historian AJP Taylor argued that Europe w...
14:14, 08/21/2019

Chillwave: a momentary microgenre that ushered in the age of nostalgia In a summer riven by financial meltdown, a niche trend for lo-fi retro pop couldn’t have seemed more trivial. Yet it was the first sign of a generati...
14:14, 08/21/2019

Rights activist survives petrol bomb attack on his home in Malawi Bombing believed to be linked to Timothy Mtambo’s role at forefront of mass protests over alleged rigging of electionsThe home of a leading human rig...
14:14, 08/21/2019

'We feel helpless': Hong Kong family voice fears for detained UK consulate worker Rally to be held in Hong Kong after news of Simon Cheng’s detention on mainland ChinaThe family of a UK consulate worker detained in mainland China d...
14:14, 08/21/2019

'I am sorry for the harm I have caused': Elizabeth Warren at Native American forum – video The Democratic presidential candidate offered a public apology on Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage, directly tacklin...
14:14, 08/21/2019

NASCAR StatWatch: This season has belonged to Joe Gibbs Racing With Denny Hamlin's win at Bristol, Joe Gibbs Racing became just the third organization in Cup series history to win at least 12 of the first 24 race...
14:42, 08/21/2019

Record-breaking 20 qubits entangle to make “Schrödinger’s cat” in the lab Enlarge / In quantum computing, a cat state is a quantum state composed of two diametrically opposed conditions simultaneously. Physicists have succe...
14:42, 08/21/2019

Global Stocks Rise Ahead of Fed Minutes Global stocks gained after investors welcomed possible political changes in Italy and after President Trump said he was weighing measures to boost th...
14:42, 08/21/2019

Happy Birthday, Kacey Musgraves! Vote For Her Best Music Video Yeehaw! It's Kacey Musgraves' birthday! The musician, who turns 31 today, has been a household name in country music for years but the artist cement...
14:42, 08/21/2019

Southern Alberta farmers harvest wheat for charity Southern Alberta farmers are once again working together to battle world hunger by doing what they do best. The Taber and District Foodgrains Project...
15:00, 08/21/2019

20 best egg recipes: part 1 Elizabeth David’s simple yet delicious omelette Molière and Simon Hokpinson’s guide to boiling the perfect egg – our favourite recipes using that mos...
15:00, 08/21/2019

China says it has detained a UK consulate employee An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreig...
15:28, 08/21/2019

Worrying Domingo German performance: Injury scare, not ‘best stuff’ OAKLAND, Calif. — After giving up four runs in the first two innings, Domingo German provided the Yankees a chance to crawl back into Tuesday night’s...
15:56, 08/21/2019

Amazon rainforest burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate ...
15:56, 08/21/2019

Children in UK living in shipping containers, report finds Children in England are growing up in shipping containers, office blocks, and bed and breakfasts, a report into youth homelessness has found, as auth...
15:56, 08/21/2019

Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of the short-term impact on US economy President Donald Trump said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheati...
15:56, 08/21/2019

Intel’s line of notebook CPUs gets more confusing with 14nm Comet Lake The best news about Comet Lake is the high-end 6C/12T i7. [credit: Intel Corporation ...
15:56, 08/21/2019

Garbage time, all the time: MLB sees historic spike in position players pitching While home runs fly at a record rate and pitchers aren't going deep into games, MLB has seen a record number of position players taking the moun...
15:56, 08/21/2019

Opinion: More than ever, Eagles need Carson Wentz to find a way to stay on the field With Nick Foles gone and the Eagles' quarterback depth thinning out, Carson Wentz is under more pressure than ever to stay healthy.   ...
15:56, 08/21/2019

'Less pie left': Cowboys send message with Jaylon Smith extension The Cowboys sent a message to Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Amari Cooper with the Jaylon Smith's extension. "Less pie left," Jerry Jones sai...
15:56, 08/21/2019

Green Bay WR Moore cited for driving too fast after crash Green Bay Packers wide receiver J'Mon Moore was cited for driving too fast for conditions after he lost control of his car and crashed into a pi...
15:56, 08/21/2019

TriEye raises $2 million more for cameras that can see in the dark Israel-based TriEye has raised $2 million in follow-on funding to develop cameras that can see in the dark and inclement weather conditions.Read More...
15:56, 08/21/2019

Liquidators of dead shitcoin factory Cryptopia must reconcile 900,000 user accounts one-by-one The liquidator overseeing the slow death of New Zealand-based shitcoin factory Cryptopia has issued its latest update and states progress is “pleasin...
16:14, 08/21/2019

Trump's former aide joins 'Dancing with the Stars;' Here are all the other celebs competing Former presidential press secretary Sean Spicer, supermodel Christie Brinkley and 'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown will appear on 'Dancing ...
16:14, 08/21/2019

Amazon opens its biggest global campus in India Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday launched its biggest campus in the world in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, underscoring its expansion plans in th...
16:14, 08/21/2019

Citigroup, BNP Paribas ensnared in case against Huawei CFO US-based Citigroup and French bank BNP Paribas are caught up in the US criminal case against the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologi...
16:42, 08/21/2019

Target shares up 15 percent on strong profit forecast Target raised its annual profit forecast on Wednesday after reporting better-than-expected quarterly results as higher investments to remodel stores ...
16:42, 08/21/2019

Michael Barisone told 911 he was at ‘war’ with shooting victim In a series of chilling calls to police, a former US dressage Olympian told a 911 dispatcher that he was at “war” with the award-winning ...
16:42, 08/21/2019

JetBlue logo added to iconic Queens Pepsi sign — and New Yorkers are pissed Drink it in, New Yorkers. For the first time ever, the iconic Pepsi-Cola sign that sits along the East River in Queens — an official city landm...
16:42, 08/21/2019

NYPD union urges ‘extreme caution’ in making any arrests NYPD union officials visited precincts across the city on Tuesday to urge that cops use “extreme caution” when busting suspects to avoid ...
16:42, 08/21/2019

Why a Mediocre College Coach May Be the NFL's Next Great One Kliff Kingsbury went from being fired by Texas Tech to leading the vanguard of the offensive revolution in the NFL with his college-style offense and...
16:42, 08/21/2019

"Howdy, Modi!" Event In US, To Be Addressed By PM, Sold Out "Howdy, Modi!", the community event to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in US' Houston next month has been sold out with over 50,000 peop...
16:42, 08/21/2019

"Shame": BJP Hits Out At Congress Over P Chidambaram case The Congress should be ashamed that its senior leader P Chidambaram has turned into an "absconder", the BJP said today after daylong attack from lead...
16:42, 08/21/2019

PM Modi's UAE Visit Will Boost Bilateral Strategic Partnership: Envoy Prime Minister Narendra Modi's third official visit to the UAE on August 23 and 24 is another important milestone in the bilateral comprehensive stra...
16:42, 08/21/2019

Fitbit eyes one million new users in Singapore health scheme Fitbit Inc has won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the country's citizens a...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Nigeria's three-year milestone takes Africa towards polio eradication Nigeria marked three years free of endemic wild polio on Wednesday with health officials saying the nation's progress in fighting the crippling viral...
17:00, 08/21/2019

2020 Hopefuls Are Talking Transgender Rights, Signaling a Political Shift on the Issue On their own, transgender voters aren’t going to sway the 2020 election. But they’re a pretty fair proxy for how candidates are viewing e...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Danish Royal Palace ‘Surprised’ by Trump Snub, After President Cancels State Visit on Twitter (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a visit to Denmark next month after the prime minister described...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Trump Greenland row: Danish PM 'disappointed and surprised' at president's cancelled visit The Danish prime minister has said she is "disappointed and surprised" that Donald Trump cancelled his planned visit to the country over Copenhagen's...
17:28, 08/21/2019

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ is coming back to theaters with extra footage It’s hard to believe that we will be waiting over ten months between Marvel movie releases, but with Black Widow currently slated to launch on ...
17:28, 08/21/2019

BMW 3 Series: Key Features in Explain Detail The all-new BMW 3 Series is now on sale in India and the executive sedan gets a complete overhaul in styling, engines and features. Here's a look at ...
17:28, 08/21/2019

Maruti Suzuki XL6: Key Features Explained In Detail The Maruti Suzuki XL6 has finally gone on sale in India, and it's the first three-row model to be introduced by the Nexa brand. Priced between Rs. 9....
17:28, 08/21/2019

Monsoon Rains Above Average For Fourth Straight Week Monsoon rains in the country in the week through Wednesday were above average for a fourth straight week, the weather office said, with floods hittin...
17:28, 08/21/2019

Watch: U.S. women's soccer star Carli Lloyd drills 55-yard field goal at Eagles practice United States Women's National Team star Carli Lloyd showed she can hit a 55-yard field goal with ease, splitting the uprights during a practice appe...
17:56, 08/21/2019

IBM joins Linux Foundation AI to promote open source trusted AI workflows As AI spreads like wildfire through the enterprise, IBM is stepping up efforts to promote open source tools for building fair, robust and explainable...
17:56, 08/21/2019

|WATCH:BritishPMsetsthestageforaBrexitshowdown British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has demanded the Irish backstop - an insurance policy for the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland - be r...
17:56, 08/21/2019

|ChinesepaperattacksTwitterandFacebookforshuttingaccounts Twitter and Facebook’s move to close accounts that the companies said were backed by China and attempting to manipulate news about the protests in Ho...
17:56, 08/21/2019

|TheSAliquormarketischanging-thesearethenewfavourites,saysexpert The way South Africans are consuming certain liquors is changing from traditional, heritage brands to modern, urban brands, says a fine liquor mercha...
17:56, 08/21/2019

Trump is ramping up his economic double-talk to tamp down recession fears As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump warned about the perils of President Barack Obama’s economic management. Now as president, Trump often fail...
18:14, 08/21/2019

US OPEN '19: Williams-Osaka reverberations felt, year later The chaotic 2018 U.S. Open final between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka still reverberates as this year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament is ...
18:14, 08/21/2019

Ump from '18 final won't get Williams matches After last year's confrontation in the US Open final, Carlos Ramos will not officiate matches at this year's event involving Serena Williams or her o...
18:14, 08/21/2019

2 Prominent Academics to Cut Ties to M.I.T. Media Lab Over Epstein Link The academics, Ethan Zuckerman and J. Nathan Matias, said they were protesting the institute’s connection to the financier, who was facing sex-crime ...
18:14, 08/21/2019

Ryanair avoids mass cancellations despite pilots' strike Low-cost airline Ryanair has said flights will go ahead as scheduled on Thursday and Friday, despite plans by UK pilots to strike over working c...
18:14, 08/21/2019

Worse than expected public finances give chancellor headache Britain posted a much smaller than expected budget surplus last month delivering a headache for new Chancellor Sajid Javid as the government promises...
18:14, 08/21/2019

After Sony ruined ‘Endgame,’ Avengers 5 might be better off without Spider-Man Sony just pulled what may be the worst move in movie history, shutting out Disney and Marvel from the Spider-Man franchise for the foreseeable future...
18:42, 08/21/2019

Mexican Tomato Growers Reach Agreement to End U.S. Duties Mexican tomato growers reached a last-minute deal with the U.S. Commerce Department that will suspend an antidumping investigation and remove duties ...
19:00, 08/21/2019

Drones increasingly used in Africa to save people's lives, deliver blood samples to labs It is understandable that when people think of drones in Africa, their mind immediately goes to the unmanned aerial vehicles used by the U.S. to trac...
19:00, 08/21/2019

Danish royal family 'surprised,' lawmakers fume as Trump cancels Denmark visit over Greenland The Danish Royal family was “surprised” after President Trump scraped the planned visit to Denmark following Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’...
19:00, 08/21/2019

Watchdog alerts Trump that border agency violated DNA collection law for years, letting violent criminals walk free A top government watchdog on Wednesday alerted President Trump and Congress that Customs and Border Protection (CBP), through a "disturbing" pattern ...
19:00, 08/21/2019

Rocky 'Star Wars' exoplanet with three suns discovered A distant rocky exoplanet has gone one better than Tatooine, Luke Skywalker’s home planet on “Star Wars,” which is famously depicted as having two su...
19:00, 08/21/2019

New architects' report shows how the trade war is hitting commercial real estate A key indicator for the commercial real estate market is showing signs of weakness, and uncertainty in the economy over the trade war and interest ra...
19:00, 08/21/2019

Danish PM ‘surprised and disappointed’ over cancelled Trump visit US president attacks comments as ‘nasty’ after calling off trip because Greenland not for saleThe Danish prime minister has said she is surprised and...
19:56, 08/21/2019

Woody Allen's Rainy Day in New York to open Deauville film festival Romance whose release was cancelled by Amazon set to enjoy highest-profile platform to date, ahead of distribution in France, Italy and elsewhere A R...
19:56, 08/21/2019

A fourth Matrix movie is exactly the kind of rabbit hole reality needs right now With its ‘red pill’ imagery co-opted by incels, how nice that Lana Wachowski, a trans woman, could give the original a sequel it deservesOf the 10 hi...
19:56, 08/21/2019

Brexit: Angela Merkel gives Boris Johnson 30 days to come up with solution to backstop - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 6.33pm BST Here is Jeremy Cliffe, the Economist’s Brussels bureau chief, and form...
19:56, 08/21/2019

Hong Kong protesters clash with riot police at metro station Peaceful rally descends into skirmishes as objects thrown and makeshift barriers erectedA peaceful rally at a metro station in Hong Kong descended in...
19:56, 08/21/2019

Danish PM reacts to cancelled Trump visit: 'preparations were in full swing' – video The Danish prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, told journalists she was surprised and disappointed to learn that Donald Trump had cancelled his visit ...
19:56, 08/21/2019

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'great disloyalty' - video US president criticizes Jewish Americans who support the Democratic party and also defended Israel's decision to bar representatives Ilhan Omar and R...
19:56, 08/21/2019

Opinion: Packers must make drafting QB a high priority Aaron Rodgers’ back trouble seals it. The Packers must draft a quarterback next year, and they need to start looking in the first round.  ...
19:56, 08/21/2019

Ten games that will determine which teams make the College Football Playoff field The college football season is a marathon and not a sprint. Along the way, there will be 10 games to decide the College Football Playoff field. ...
19:56, 08/21/2019

Players Coalition leader Malcolm Jenkins cautiously optimistic on Jay-Z's pact with NFL Although surprised and unsure how the rapper will help the NFL's social justice efforts, Malcolm Jenkins is hopeful the pact will be productive....
19:56, 08/21/2019

Are Reds, Pirates being warned? Marty Brennaman 'told they have been,' Joe Torre says no Are the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates being warned ahead of their upcoming three-game series at PNC Park given the history between the teams...
19:56, 08/21/2019

Smith-Schuster now a youthful leader of Steelers' receivers No longer with Antonio Brown as a running mate, JuJu Smith-Schuster maintains youthful enthusiasm but recognizes he's now a leader for Steelers ...
19:56, 08/21/2019

President Donald Trump cancels Denmark visit because it won't sell Greenland President Donald Trump has postponed a trip to Denmark to meet with its prime minister, apparently because the Danish government won't sell Greenland...
20:14, 08/21/2019

Rockies vs. Diamondbacks: No runs will be scored in first inning Scoring continues to run rampant in MLB, and oddsmakers have adjusted with higher and higher game totals, first five-inning totals and 1st Inning Yes...
20:14, 08/21/2019

‘They're Putting People at Risk’: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, and Inaction at Zeel, the Top Massage App When Ilene Antelman arrived at a client’s Manhattan duplex in December of 2016, she was in a good mood. She was a veteran massage therapist, and he w...
20:14, 08/21/2019

Gmail Is Getting Autocorrect to Fix Your Duckups Everyone has carefully crafted and proofread an email, only to find a glaring typo or grammatical error after hitting send. To help our fallible huma...
20:14, 08/21/2019

Intel's 10th Generation Is Confusing as Hell Today Intel announced its new lineup of 10th generation U- and Y-series CPUs. Wait. Didn’t Intel already announce its new lineup of 10th generation ...
20:14, 08/21/2019

Smoke Has Blotted Out the Sun in São Paulo as the Amazon Burns What began as a “day of fire” a week and a half ago has now turned daytime skies in São Paulo an inky black. The Amazon has been in deep, deep troubl...
20:14, 08/21/2019

Nova Scotia, federal government in talks over compensation for Glen Assoun Sean MacDonald says he and lawyer Phil Campbell are in talks with officials in the federal and provincial justice departments aimed at getting financ...
20:42, 08/21/2019

Lauren Price: ‘Even though I won it, it was unbelievable’ European Games gold medallist Lauren Price speaks to John Dennen about taking on the very best in the world The post Lauren Price: ‘Even though I won...
20:42, 08/21/2019

Marianne Williamson Explains Her Controversial Views on Prescription Drugs and Why Black People Should Vote for Her During her sitdown interview with The Root, Marianne Williamson balked at suggestions that her dearth of experience in electoral politics makes her u...
20:42, 08/21/2019

DNC Chief: ‘Our nominee won't stand a chance against Trump’ Apparently stunned by the Republican National Committee’s surprise July fundraising haul of $21 million, the chief of the Democratic National Committ...
20:42, 08/21/2019

Cutting back on vegetable protein tied to unhealthy aging (Reuters Health) - Older adults who cut back on the amount of vegetable protein in their diets may be more likely to experience age-related health pr...
21:00, 08/21/2019

'I'm not that stupid': Ian Holloway denies blaming EU for new handball rule Holloway: ‘Brexit is nothing to do with football rules’Former QPR manager claims he was making an analogyIan Holloway has hit back at suggestions tha...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Joe Root’s England fired up to burst through ‘huge hole’ in Australia • England aim to capitalise on Steve Smith’s enforced absence • Jofra Archer to spearhead bid to square Ashes in third TestJoe Root believes England ...
21:00, 08/21/2019

World Cups rebranded in effort to achieve gender neutrality in rugby • Gender will be no longer included in tournament names• World Rugby calls move ‘ultimate statement of equality’World Rugby has rebranded its men’s a...
21:00, 08/21/2019

County cricket: Somerset and Yorkshire wins boost title hopes – as it happened Yorkshire beat Nottinghamshire by 143 runs to close the gap on Essex, while Somerset are just two points behind the leaders after beating Warwickshir...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Netflix’s new thriller ‘The I-Land’ is giving us serious ‘Lost’ flashbacks ABC’s hit drama Lost is one of those shows that’s been off the air for almost a decade now (it ended in 2010) and yet it still has such a...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Dwayne Johnson leads Forbes list of highest-paid actors Action movie hero Dwayne Johnson, star of the "Jumanji" and "Fast and Furious" franchises, topped the annual list of the world's highest-paid actors,...
21:28, 08/21/2019

Donald Trump Greenland row: Danish PM Mette Frederiksen 'disappointed and surprised' at president's cancelled visit The Danish prime minister has said she is "disappointed and surprised" that Donald Trump cancelled his planned visit to the country over Copenhagen's...
21:28, 08/21/2019

Scientists found stardust in the most unlikely of places Earth has managed to avoid any truly catastrophic impacts from objects in space for quite some time, but that doesn’t mean material from the co...
21:28, 08/21/2019

German city offers $1.1 million reward to prove it doesn't exist A German city that's the subject of a long-running joke alleging that it doesn't exist is offering a $1.1 million reward to anyone who can prove the ...
21:28, 08/21/2019

Petition urging Walmart CEO to end gun sales gets 130,000 signatures Walmart employee Thomas Marshall sent the petition to chief executive Doug McMillon after two recent store shootings killed 24 people. The CEO said t...
21:28, 08/21/2019

Visiting a park boosts your happiness like Christmas morning, new research shows People’s moods started to improve just on the anticipation of a park outing, and the afterglow of increased happiness subsisted several hours followi...
21:28, 08/21/2019

Twitter Crashes Globally Across Platforms, Including India The micro-blogging platform Twitter on Wednesday evening went down in most parts of the world including in India, according to the website tracking p...
21:56, 08/21/2019

Raphael Saadiq Finally Put His Past on the Record From his days with the ’90s R&B band Tony! Toni! Toné! through his work for Solange and Mary J. Blige, he’s hesitated to bring his personal history i...
21:56, 08/21/2019

Employee death prompts heavy police presence at Superior Court TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department has responded to Pima County Superior Court, located at 110 W. Congress St. in reference to a r...
21:56, 08/21/2019

Digital parenting tips for back-to-school season (NBC News) It’s back-to-school season, which is the perfect time for parents to take extra steps to make sure their kids are being safe online. The F...
21:56, 08/21/2019

WWII vet rides lawn mower to cafe, celebrates 94th birthday (WAGT) A World War II veteran from New Ellenton, South Carolina celebrated his 94th birthday Tuesday. The celebration was held at Flowers Cafe —...
21:56, 08/21/2019

Italian opposition parties weigh new governing coalition after Conte's resignation In the wake of Salvini's theatrical performance, the scrabble for power — or at least political relevance — has grown increasingly frenetic amon...
21:56, 08/21/2019

Harvey Weinstein seeks to move sex-crimes trial out of NYC due to media coverage Harvey Weinstein's sex-crimes trial could be delayed if he wins motion to move trial from NYC to Long Island or Albany due to pretrial publicity...
21:56, 08/21/2019

Target and Walmart are thriving. But almost every other department store is struggling The winners and losers of America's great retail shakeout are becoming clear. Target and Walmart are definitely winners. Just about every traditional...
21:56, 08/21/2019

Greece pledges no help for Iranian tanker after U.S. warning Greece said Wednesday it won't allow a controversial Iranian oil tanker to pass through territorial waters on its way to Syria, following a stern war...
22:14, 08/21/2019

Australia appellate court upholds sex conviction for former Cardinal George Pell An Australian court rejected an appeal Wednesday for Catholic Cardinal George Pell, the highest-ranking member of the church to be convicted of a sex...
22:14, 08/21/2019

Trump: A vote for a Democrat is a vote against Israel President Donald Trump beat back criticism of his comments accusing American Jews who vote for Democrats of "great disloyalty" and went a step furthe...
22:14, 08/21/2019

Google Play Store redesign makes it easier to find games The go-to destination for Android apps has undergone some changes. Google announced today that it has rolled out a visual redesign of the Google Play...
22:14, 08/21/2019

Harley-Davidson is exploring electric bicycles If Harley-Davidson's LiveWire is too rich for your blood, the company might have an electric two-wheeler that's decidedly more accessible. ...
22:14, 08/21/2019

SiriusXM's student plan only costs $4 per month SiriusXM thinks it has a simple way to get the back-to-school crowd listening to radio: offer it at an extremely steep discount. The satellite radio ...
22:14, 08/21/2019

An old Instagram hoax is back, and it's duping celebrities An Instagram hoax that first circulated in 2012 is back, and celebrities from Usher to Waka Flocka Flame, Julianne Moore, Julia Roberts and Rob Lowe ...
22:14, 08/21/2019

Watch astronauts install commercial spacecraft adapter on the ISS NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan are floating around in low Earth orbit today, installing the second of two docking adapters on the Inter...
22:14, 08/21/2019

DoorDash eyes autonomous food delivery with latest acquisition It's no secret that DoorDash wants to deliver your food with autonomous vehicles. Early this year it partnered with GM to test deliveries via se...
22:14, 08/21/2019

Waymo shares some of its self-driving car data to help researchers Self-driving car data is intensely valuable, and it's frequently considered one of Waymo's advantages -- it has more experience than virtua...
22:14, 08/21/2019

MLB warns of stiff penalty as gas station sex pill problem spirals MLB issued a hard warning to its players this week: Stay away from gas station sex pills. According to multiple reports, Major League Baseball sent a...
22:42, 08/21/2019

Thorbjorn Olesen facing sexual-assault trial after drunken plane incident UXBRIDGE, England (AP) — Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen is to face trial after being charged with sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft. The ...
22:42, 08/21/2019

Special Forces training exercise to take place across North Carolina At the end of August, Special Forces candidates in the final stages of their training will participate in the two-week "Robin Sage" exercise that tak...
22:42, 08/21/2019

Lindsey Graham: Horowitz will offer Senate 'chilling testimony' on FISA abuse Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham confirmed Wednesday that Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will testify in front of the ...
22:42, 08/21/2019

Japan battles past Crystal Ocean in final strides to win Juddmonte International • Japan, at 5-1, now seen as main danger to Enable in Arc• O’Brien mount may now go to Irish Champion StakesJapan’s season started with a stutter her...
22:42, 08/21/2019

Sudan's Hamdok takes office as new prime minister, vows to tackle conflicts and economy Sudan's new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok was sworn in on Wednesday as leader of a transitional government, and vowed to make achieving peace and sol...
22:42, 08/21/2019

Iran says top waterways won't be as safe if its oil exports cut to zero If Iran's oil exports are cut to zero, international waterways will not have the same security as before, its president said on Wednesday, cautioning...
22:42, 08/21/2019

Merkel: With imagination, Irish 'backstop' issue can be solved in 30 days German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested on Wednesday that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the sticking point of the Irish backstop in t...
22:42, 08/21/2019

With Chromium-based Edge, has Microsoft finally found a viable browser strategy? For more than a decade, Microsoft’s browser developers have been wandering in the wilderness. Will the move to an open-source engine and a renewed fo...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Scientists at an aquarium just figured out how to save Florida’s ‘Great Barrier Reef’ Scientists in Florida may have just saved the the third largest coral reef on the planet. Florida Aquarium Senior Coral Scientist Keri O’Neil, aka “T...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Safari lodge owner known as ‘Lion Man’ mauled to death by captive big cats Leon van Biljon, 70, was killed by his own captive lions Tuesday at Mahala View Lion Lodge in Cullinan as he attempted to fix a broken fence, the Tim...
23:00, 08/21/2019

China rules out allowing same-sex marriage BEIJING — Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China’s legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday,...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Pope lets sick girl clap, dance on stage during speech A young girl, who slipped away from her mother at the Vatican's audience hall, clapped and danced on the stage during Pope Francis' speech ...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Semen may help prevent HIV infection in women: study Repeated exposure to semen can alter the characteristics of vaginal tissue immune cells that are prime targets for HIV, reducing chances of infection...
23:00, 08/21/2019

| Pakistan asks UN to remove Priyanka Chopra as goodwill ambassador Pakistan has lodged an official complaint with the United Nations, demanding the removal of Indian actress Priyanka Chopra as a UN goodwill ambassado...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Former Colorado school custodian becomes elementary school principal A former Colorado custodian is skyrocketing up the educational ladder, landing a gig as elementary school principal this year, according to a new rep...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Trump calls Denmark leader’s comment on his bid to buy Greenland ‘nasty’ WASHINGTON — President Trump ratcheted up his dispute with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, calling comments she made about his bid to ...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Recreational cocaine use approved for two people in landmark decision in Mexico An anti-crime group hopes the decision will push authorities to put more resources towards the prevention of violent crimes.     ...
23:28, 08/21/2019

Art, Exercise or a Nap? All Could Be Yours During a Long Layover Eager to lure travelers, U.S. airports are increasing amenities to include culture, fitness and even the opportunity to commune with a little nature....
23:28, 08/21/2019

Neo-Nazi who wanted all Latinos 'exterminated' arrested for death threats, FBI says Eric Lin was arrested in Seattle Friday for charges of making threatening communications via Facebook toward one unidentified South Florida woman. &...
23:28, 08/21/2019

3 migrant children have died from flu in custody, but US won't provide vaccines Customs and Border Protection said it will not provide flu vaccines to detained migrant children, despite three deaths in part because of influenza. ...
23:28, 08/21/2019

'She just started living': Family devastated after Detroit girl, 9, mauled by dogs Emma Valentina Hernandez was fatally attacked by three dogs in an alley near her Detroit home. The dogs probably will be euthanized.   ...
23:28, 08/21/2019

Manu Tuilagi admits he hid injury that led to extended England layoff • ‘I wasn’t honest with the physios, it was stupid,’ says centre• Tuilagi set to feature in his ninth consecutive TestManu Tuilagi has revealed how h...
23:28, 08/21/2019

San Francisco crowdfunder Kiva sets up Sierra Leone credit database Kiva, a San Francisco-based tech charity, is using blockchain to create an online ID database in Sierra Leone allowing people who struggle to get loa...
23:28, 08/21/2019

India needs to reduce ecommerce restrictions to revive economy: Amazon executive India needs to encourage ecommerce and reduce red tape to help small businesses sell online and export goods to help revive sagging domestic economic...
23:28, 08/21/2019

BYD's profit triples as China's electric car boom continues Chinese electric car maker BYD Co Ltd posted a 203.6% rise in first-half profit on Wednesday, as China's new energy vehicle market continues to surge...
23:28, 08/21/2019

State lawmakers bash MTA for dodging public meetings on $50B plan The 14 state senators, headed by Manhattan Democrat Liz Krueger, penned a letter to Chairman Pat Foye, excoriating the agency for failing to hold eve...
23:28, 08/21/2019

Audio snafu turns Bill de Blasio into laughingstock at campaign event We already knew he was full of hot air — but helium, too? Mayor Bill de Blasio’s livestreamed appearance Wednesday at a campaign event in Iowa ...
23:28, 08/21/2019

Married Navy vet suspended over alleged affair with teen ROTC cadet He’s sunk. A married Navy veteran and ROTC leader has been suspended from city schools after his enraged wife exposed an illicit relationship w...
23:28, 08/21/2019

Folks, The Nissan GT-R Might Be Here For A While It feels like just yesterday when I, a young, eager, bright-eyed car blogger still capable of feeling emotions, was writing about the next Nissan GT-...
23:56, 08/21/2019

Buy Three of Our Readers' Favorite Pillows, Get a Fourth Free Casper makes our readers’ favorite pillows, but they rarely get discounts outside of bundle deals that require you to buy a mattress. Well, you know ...
23:56, 08/21/2019

Watch An F1 Car And A Motorcycle Go Head-To-Head On A Slalom Test In case you’ve missed it, motorcycle racer Guy Martin and former Formula One driver David Coulthard have been competing in head-to-head challenges to...
23:56, 08/21/2019

Manager Ascends To New Level Of Consciousness, Makes Completely Logical Connection Between The Handball Rule And Brexit The modern discourse is a never-ending cascade of Expanding Brain memes. Everyone plays their part, and when Deadspin is doing its job well, we provi...
23:56, 08/21/2019

I Could Watch Bernie Sanders Play Competent Softball on a Loop Until I Die Bernie Sanders put his Brooklyn stickball training to good use on Tuesday by playing a fairly competent game of softball at Iowa’s Field of Dreams. G...
23:56, 08/21/2019

Splunk acquires cloud monitoring platform SignalFx for $1.05 billion Splunk today announced an agreement to acquire SignalFx, cloud monitoring platform for infrastructure, microservices, and applications, for $1.05 bil...
23:56, 08/21/2019

Intel, Google, Microsoft, and others launch Confidential Computing Consortium for data security The Confidential Computing Consortium was introduced today to bring together some of the biggest tech companies in the world to better protect data i...
23:56, 08/21/2019

Recipe Video: This Aloo Raita Is Sure To Make You Fall For Potatoes Yet Again! Potatoes have become an indispensable part of our daily cooking. From pulao, salad, stews, broth, biryani to desserts, you can use potatoes anywhere ...
23:56, 08/21/2019

Skincare Tips: Drinking Green Tea Benefits Your Skin In These Ways Skincare Tips: Green tea is one of the most popular health beverages out there. Consuming green tea may benefit your skin in numerous ways. Here we d...
23:56, 08/21/2019

De Blasio makes it easier for illegal immigrants to live in affordable housing New Yorkers with family members in the country illegally will be able to more easily apply for the city’s highly competitive affordable housing lotte...
23:56, 08/21/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Yemen aid programmes closing, Guterres Idlib concern, Somalia insecurity, honouring terror victims Today’s stories: aid money promised for Yemen fails to materialize, prospects of new Idlib conflict put millions at risk, new Sudanese transitional g...
00:14, 08/22/2019

Chair umpire Carlos Ramos will not work US Open matches that have Serena or Venus Williams Carlos Ramos will not serve as chair umpire for any Serena Williams or Venus Williams matches at the 2019 US Open, a United States Tennis Association...
00:14, 08/22/2019

Google Cloud charging for IPv4, but proper IPv6 support is still missing in action Google will start charging for IPv4 addresses in use in 2020. Due to transit fees for NAT, this will cost the enterprise, but not if Google brings pr...
00:14, 08/22/2019

Nordstrom beats profit estimates as it clears inventory faster and sells more online Upscale U.S. retailer Nordstrom Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as it said it had cut costs and cleared more inven...
00:42, 08/22/2019

U.S. farmers, lawmakers dial up pressure on Trump over biofuel policy The agriculture and biofuel industries and their U.S. congressional allies ramped up pressure on the Trump administration on Wednesday over the relie...
00:42, 08/22/2019

Stocks rise with focus on stimulus; U.S. yield curve briefly inverts A global equities gauge rose on Wednesday for a third day in four as bets on more economic stimulus overcame, for now, worries over the rising prospe...
00:42, 08/22/2019

Illinois corn yields seen below average but improve as tour scouts go West Corn farmers in west-central Illinois are facing potentially smaller corn yields this fall in what has been a challenging growing season after extrem...
00:42, 08/22/2019

AMS clear to make takeover bid for Osram in potential bidding war Austrian sensor maker AMS will go ahead with a takeover bid for Osram that values the German lighting group at 4.3 billion euros ($4.8 billion), it...
00:42, 08/22/2019

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan as Talks With Taliban Resume American casualties in the long war, still a fraction of the Afghan losses, are rising steadily as the United States take a more aggressive role amid...
01:00, 08/22/2019

China’s two-child policy linked to 5 million extra babies in 18 months A Chinese government policy allowing all couples to have two children led to an additional 5.4 million births in the first 18 months after it took ef...
01:28, 08/22/2019

European Central Bank at the heart of German Bund problem, says Financial Times' Tom Stubbington Tommy Stubbington, Financial Times markets reporter, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss Germany's interest rates and Denmark's negat...
01:28, 08/22/2019

Now's the Best Time to Try Microsoft's Chromium-Based Edge Browser Microsoft’s speedy Chromium-based Edge browser has been available in both developer and canary builds (not mention leaked versions) for months. Now t...
01:28, 08/22/2019

Finally, a Hack for Reaching Your Marmite It happens to all of us: You get down near the bottom of your Marmite jar, but you can’t reach that last bit. Eventually your fridge or cupboard, whi...
01:28, 08/22/2019

Don't Download the Latest Fortnite Aimbot—It's Malware I’m terrible at Fortnite—so much so that even using some kind of aimbot or other hack to “improve” my matches would probably only make me as decent a...
01:28, 08/22/2019

Liam Hemsworth files for divorce from Miley Cyrus, reports say Liam Hemsworth has reportedly filed for divorce from pop star Miley Cyrus days after the famous couple announced their split.    ...
01:28, 08/22/2019

Exclusive: Here's the release date and track list for the Steven Universe: The Movie soundtrack With the arrival of the highly anticipated Steven Universe: The Movie just around the corner, fans will soon have the answers to some of their burnin...
01:28, 08/22/2019

Democrats want to keep tariffs off EU olive oil Nineteen Democrats wrote U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer Wednesday to demand that the U.S. ensure that olive oil imported from Europe rem...
01:56, 08/22/2019

'Eddie, Eddie!' - Arsenal legend Ian Wright shows Nketiah love after Leeds United winner at Elland Road Ian Wright knows a thing or two about scoring goals for Arsenal - and Eddie Nketiah looks as though he might be doing the same in the very near futur...
01:56, 08/22/2019

Researchers Are Closer to Understanding the Strange Meat Allergy Caused by Ticks Scientists at the University of Virginia have seemingly come closer to unraveling the mystery behind a strange red meat allergy caused by certain tic...
01:56, 08/22/2019

Catholic Priest Abuse Survivors’ Group Says It’s ‘Cowardly’ That Convicted Cardinal Has Not Been Defrocked An Australian appeals court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Cardinal George Pell, who was found guilty earlier this year of molesting two 13-ye...
01:56, 08/22/2019

A Record Number of Fires Are Currently Burning Across the Amazon Rainforest The Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of forest fires this year, according to Brazil’s Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, a sp...
01:56, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Answers After Chinese Authorities Detain a British Consulate Staffer Protesters gathered outside the British consulate in Hong Kong Wednesday evening to voice shock and dismay at the detention of a consulate staff memb...
01:56, 08/22/2019

Google's next Nest Mini speaker could be wall-mountable Google's Home Mini may receive a sizeable upgrade when its Nest-branded sequel arrives. Sources for 9to5Google claim an upcoming Nest Mini will...
01:56, 08/22/2019

Kirsten Dunst takes down a ‘Florida’ pyramid scheme in new comedy Disney World’s central Florida location serves as a symbol for the characters in Showtime’s new dark comedy “On Becoming a God in Central Florida.” T...
01:56, 08/22/2019

Singer Drake White: I’m battling the rare brain disorder AVM Country musician Drake White, who collapsed last week while performing on stage in Roanoke, Va., has revealed he was diagnosed with with a debilitati...
01:56, 08/22/2019

Eastern Pacific Ocean gives birth to Tropical Storm Ivo Newly formed Tropical Storm Ivo is forecast to hug the west coast of Mexico into this weekend, while a second feature is now much less likely to have...
02:14, 08/22/2019

The best 2-in-1 laptop in Australia: find the best convertible for your needs The world of portable computing has expanded rapidly in recent years, both in terms of popularity and viability. The growing 2-in-1 category offers u...
02:42, 08/22/2019

Intel reveals first AI chips Intel has unveiled two new CPUs designed for large computing centers which will be the chipmaker's first to utilize artificial intelligence (AI)...
02:42, 08/22/2019

Best camera phones under Rs 20,000 in India for August 2019 Two years ago, finding a budget smartphone with a good camera would have been possible only if you went the seconds route and bought a used smartphon...
02:42, 08/22/2019

DoorDash acquires autonomous tech company Scotty Labs "Our core belief at Scotty has always been that Autonomy + Remote Assistance will be the future of logistics," Scotty Labs CEO Tobenna Arodiogbu wrot...
02:42, 08/22/2019

Mexico says concerned over Trump plan for longer detention of migrant children Mexico's Foreign Ministry expressed "concern" over a U.S. plan to permit extended periods of detention for migrant children and adolescents in a stat...
02:42, 08/22/2019

U.S. judge allows Trump to appeal key 'emoluments' rulings A federal judge on Wednesday allowed President Donald Trump to appeal key preliminary rulings in a lawsuit accusing him of violating anti-corruption ...
02:42, 08/22/2019

Argentine presidential front-runner seeks alternatives to austerity: advisers Economic advisers to Argentina's presidential front-runner and opposition leader Alberto Fernandez said he would seek alternatives to the current adm...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Pompeo speaks with Danish foreign minister after Trump cancels visit U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Denmark's foreign minister on Wednesday and praised U.S.-Danish security cooperation, a day after Pres...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Tens of thousands flee Russia-led attack on Syrian opposition enclave Ten of thousands of people have fled to Syria's border with Turkey in the last few days as a Syrian army advance pushed further into the opposition's...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Russian chess legend Anatoly Karpov unable to get U.S. visa, friend says Russian chess grandmaster Anatoly Karpov has been unable for several months to obtain a visa to travel to the United States, his friend, the owner of...
03:28, 08/22/2019

The Five Ointments That Everyone Needs In Their Medicine Cabinet Fun story! Last Friday night I got a text from a friend, shortly after I’d gotten home from happy hour and while I was cooking dinner: “JOLIE! I need...
03:28, 08/22/2019

Bungee cord snaps as Florida amusement park ride prepares to launch Freaked-out amusement park riders say they “dodged death” when a bungee cord attached to a ride in Florida broke moments before they were...
03:28, 08/22/2019

Threats made against Rep. Nydia Velázquez being probed by cops Police were investigating shooting threats against US Rep. Nydia Velázquez on Wednesday, cops said. Someone called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s...
03:28, 08/22/2019

The Latest: Trump calls comments by Danish leader ‘nasty’ President Donald Trump says he scrapped his trip to Denmark because the prime minister made a “nasty” statement when she rejected his idea to buy Gre...
03:56, 08/22/2019

Justin Thomas starts with big lead as scoring system shakes up FedEx Cup Justin Thomas holds a two-shot lead at the Tour Championship after a staggered scoring measure was created to stifle confusion at the season finale. ...
03:56, 08/22/2019

Melville goes 7 strong, Rockies roll over D-backs 7-2 Journeyman pitcher Tim Melville holds Arizona Diamondbacks to two hits in seven innings, drives in two runs in 7-2 Colorado win    &#...
03:56, 08/22/2019

How to turn an iPhone's 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' mode on or off, or set it to enable automatically Luis Alvarez/Getty Images The iPhone's driving mode is called Do Not Disturb While Driving, and you can turn it on and off automatically, or manuall...
03:56, 08/22/2019

President Trump says Apple CEO Tim Cook is the only tech executive who actually calls him directly (AAPL) Jim Lo Scalzo and the Associated Press (Pool) President Trump speaks with Apple CEO Tim Cook because he calls him personally rather than hiring cons...
03:56, 08/22/2019

John Mayer and Trevor Noah poke fun at the Instagram hoax that has been fooling celebrities Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images; Theo Wargo/Getty Images Celebrities are posting an Instagram privacy policy meme that is a hoa...
03:56, 08/22/2019

'King of Israel' Donald Trump: I am the chosen one Donald Trump has exposed himself to accusations of a messiah complex after self-referencing as "the King of Israel", "the second coming of God" and "...
03:56, 08/22/2019

The Brain Of Nick Castellanos Has Transcended Time, The Standings Professional athletes are known to enter some strange head-spaces in order to stay focused and conquer doubt and all the rest of it. Still, it must b...
04:14, 08/22/2019

Fanny Packs Are Cool Again, And We All Just Have to Deal With It Controversial statement alert: Fanny packs are great and always have been. Period, end of story. I’ve kept one style or another in my accessory arsen...
04:14, 08/22/2019

Federal Deficits to Grow More Than Expected in Next Decade, CBO Says Federal deficits are projected to grow by $809 billion, to $12.2 trillion, over the next decade thanks to the two-year budget agreement struck last m...
04:14, 08/22/2019

GCSE Results Day 2019: Hundreds of thousands of students to collect results of tough new GCSEs Hundreds of thousands of pupils are to receive their results of the tough, new GCSE courses this morning following the biggest shake-up of the exams ...
04:42, 08/22/2019

Parkland survivors announce sweeping gun control plan: 'Green New Deal, but for guns' March for Our Lives, the gun control group started by a group of Parkland survivors, announced an ambitious series of proposals that would radically ...
04:42, 08/22/2019

Eighth-inning eruption dooms the Nationals, who go cold in Pittsburgh for a 4-1 loss Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings, but Wander Suero lit the fuse in the eighth and Starling Marte’s three-run homer was the difference....
04:42, 08/22/2019

U.S. judge confirms Citgo directors appointed by Venezuelan congress The Citgo Petroleum board of directors appointed by Venezuela's opposition congress chief was confirmed by a U.S. judge on Wednesday, ending a challe...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Japan says gaps remain with U.S. on trade after 'very tough' talks Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Wednesday there were still gaps that needed to be filled before Tokyo and Washington could agree ...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Over Fed minutes, a Trump-shaped shadow The one thing Federal Reserve officials were in broad agreement about at their last meeting was this: to not tip their hands about what happens next....
05:00, 08/22/2019

US federal deficit to reach $1tn next year, report says Debt held by public is expected to reach 95% of GDP in next 10 years, the highest level since just after the second world warUS federal debt will top...
05:00, 08/22/2019

'I am the Chosen One': with boasts and insults, Trump sets new benchmark for incoherence President outdoes himself in new press conference as he attacks the Danish prime minister, Jewish Democrats and the pressDonald Trump started off pre...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Eric Garner's family receives sliver of justice after firing of NYPD officer Family of New York man insists ‘we’re not finished’ after dismissal of Daniel Pantaleo, who put Garner in a banned chokeholdOne thousand, eight hundr...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Trump raises pressure on Federal Reserve to cut interest rates President launches new attack on Jerome Powell, the man he picked to run US central bankDonald Trump has stepped up the pressure on the Federal Reser...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Ryder Cup player Olesen denies sexual assault charge: report Danish Ryder Cup golfer Thorbjorn Olesen denied charges of sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault stemming from a trans-Atlant...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Sudan’s Top General Sworn In as Leader of New Ruling Body Sudan’s top general was sworn in Wednesday as the leader of a joint military-civilian body created to rule Sudan during a three-year transition perio...
05:28, 08/22/2019

Peak Design’s Travel Duffel 35L is as simple or as powerful as you need it to be A good, solid duffel bag is a mainstay for many travelers — especially those who like packing up a car for a weekend away, or frequent flyers w...
05:28, 08/22/2019

Report: Beckham stadium site has unsafe arsenic levels An environmental report poses a new problem for the proposed site of David Beckham's Major League Soccer stadium in Miami: Tests show the soil is far...
05:56, 08/22/2019

Federal Reserve officials were divided on whether to cut rates, meeting minutes show The president pressured Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome H. Powell to make deeper rate cuts, but most Fed officials want to see more data before ro...
05:56, 08/22/2019

Top seed Wang reaches Bronx Open quarterfinals Top-seeded Wang Qiang advanced to the quarterfinals of the Bronx Open with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Fiona Ferro        ...
05:56, 08/22/2019

| Saudi Arabia eases travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia began implementing a landmark reform allowing women over the age of 21 to receive passports and travel abroad without permission from a ...
05:56, 08/22/2019

US government to allow indefinite detention of migrant children The US Department of Homeland Security said it intends to scrap a rule that prohibited the detention of migrant children for more than 20 days. The s...
05:56, 08/22/2019

German defense minister meets Islamic State victims in Iraq Germany's defense minister has met with female victims from the Yazidi minority group in northern Iraq. It is the German minister's third and final d...
05:56, 08/22/2019

Italian politicians launch bid to keep new elections, Salvini at bay Worried about the possibility of far-right leader Matteo Salvini taking power, Italy's main opposition party opened the door on talks to form a new g...
05:56, 08/22/2019

Trump cancels Denmark trip over Greenland snub The US leader gave Denmark the cold shoulder after the Nordic country dismissed the idea of selling Greenland. The move comes two days after Trump sa...
05:56, 08/22/2019

Indonesia sends more troops to quell fresh Papua unrest Indonesia has deployed additional troops to the restive province of West Papua amid spreading violence and protests there over the past several days....
05:56, 08/22/2019

Germany's 16 states: Hamburg People the world over are talking about the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, Hamburg's new landmark, but there's much more to see in the northern German...
05:56, 08/22/2019

Pete Alonso ripping jerseys is Mets’ new hilarious ritual Citi Field is quickly becoming New York’s hottest strip club — all thanks to another (walk-off) single. Pete Alonso, with some help from shorts...
06:14, 08/22/2019

Brandon Copeland suspension adds one more concern for Jets’ defense It had been a pretty tranquil training camp for the Jets until adversity decided to visit Florham Park. Suddenly, with the regular-season opener a li...
06:14, 08/22/2019

Mets can thank The Post for Amed Rosario’s spectacular run You may not realize this, but I have super-human powers. Actually, I didn’t realize this until recently. If I really had super-human powers, I probab...
06:14, 08/22/2019

Nah, Jigga: Jay-Z Reportedly Has No Chance of Getting His Hands on an NFL Team After a controversial announcement that he was making a deal with the devil the oft-criticized NFL, word on the street (h/t TMZ) was that Jay-Z was i...
06:14, 08/22/2019

Cyntoia Brown Releases Debut Book Cover, Says She's 'Loving Every Single Thing' About Her Freedom Two weeks after her release in prison, Cyntoia Brown is sharing what’s she’s been enjoying the most about her freedom: the simple things....
06:14, 08/22/2019

Every once in a while just as I’m drifting off to sleep, I wonder quietly to myself what Saab is up Every once in a while just as I’m drifting off to sleep, I wonder quietly to myself what Saab is up to these days in the defense and securities busin...
06:14, 08/22/2019

Trump calls the Danish Prime Minister 'nasty' after she nixes notion of Greenland sale "All she had to do was say no," President Trump said, adding that Frederiksen was "not very nice" in her refusal.       ...
06:14, 08/22/2019

U.S. added 501K fewer jobs last year than previously reported The U.S. Labor Department revised down total job gains data from early 2018 through the first quarter of this year by about half a million jobs from ...
06:14, 08/22/2019

With cancer risk timeline, middle-aged women recognize need for cervix screening (Reuters Health) - When middle-aged women realize their cervical cancer risk from HPV lasts decades, more of them decide to get screened for this can...
06:14, 08/22/2019

CCSO: Dragoon Fire under control COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – The Cochise County Sherrif’s Office announced that a fire burning in Dragoon Mountains is now under control. Fire...
06:42, 08/22/2019

Group rallies outside Tucson VA TUCSON — A group gathered across from the VA Wednesday morning to rally against the privatization of veteran healthcare and union-busting pract...
06:42, 08/22/2019

PCSD identify corrections officer who died at Superior Court TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department has identified the Corrections Officer who was found dead at the Pima County Superior Court bui...
06:42, 08/22/2019

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Will Probably Cry If Veep Wins At the Emmys Again The series finale of Veep may have come and gone, but the journey for the cast isn't over yet. The show is nominated for nine Emmys this year, inclu...
07:00, 08/22/2019

Jamie Foxx Defends Sela Vave From ''Home Wrecker'' Claims After Katie Holmes Split Jamie Foxx is setting the record straight on his rumored romance with singer Sela Vave. On the heels of his split from Katie Holmes, the rapper is a...
07:00, 08/22/2019

Todd Chrisley Has ''Forgiven'' Daughter Lindsie But Stands By His Parenting Amid Extortion Claim Todd Chrisley knows what's best right now... and that's forgiveness. Last week, the 50-year-old reality TV personality and his wife Julie Chrisley w...
07:00, 08/22/2019

Yes, Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter Really Got Brody Jenner a Weed-Themed Birthday Gift What divorce filing? Mere hours have passed since Liam Hemsworth filed for divorce from Miley Cyrus, but that's already in the past for her and Kait...
07:00, 08/22/2019

Quentin Tarantino Is Expecting His First Child With Wife Daniella Pick Quentin Tarantino is stepping out of the director's chair and into a rocker, because he is going to be a dad. The famed director and his wife, Dani...
07:00, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Banks in Hong Kong condemn violence, urge restoration of 'harmony' Some of Hong Kong's biggest banks published full-page newspaper advertisements on Thursday calling for the preservation of law and order in the Chine...
07:00, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 4-E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked...
07:00, 08/22/2019

Mali's new mining code ends tax exemptions, other protections Mining companies operating in Mali will no longer be exempt from VAT during production and will have a shorter period of protection from fiscal chang...
07:00, 08/22/2019

City facing possible $85M lawsuit over Marcy Houses unrest Five people involved in last weekend’s melee with cops at the Marcy Houses housing project in Brooklyn plan to sue the city and the NYPD for a ...
07:00, 08/22/2019

NRA head Wayne LaPierre made $1.4 million in 2017. Here's what we know, and don't know, about the finances of America's most public gun rights advocate, who can reportedly change Trump's mind on gun policy with a single phone call. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Wayne LaPierre is the CEO and executive vice president of the National Rifle Association (NRA), an American gun rights advoca...
07:28, 08/22/2019

Defendant sucker-punches his attorney in Arizona courtroom A defendant standing trial on allegations of attacking a corrections officer sucker-punched his attorney in an Arizona courtroom after the judge orde...
07:28, 08/22/2019

Teens plead not guilty in bloody assault of lesbian couple on bus Four teenage boys accused of viciously attacking a lesbian couple when the pair refused to kiss on a London bus pleaded not guilty on Wednesday. The ...
07:28, 08/22/2019

Washington Governor Jay Inslee ends long-shot bid for president Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee announced Wednesday night that he’s dropping out of the race. The Washington governor first shared the new...
07:28, 08/22/2019

Italy's 'unnecessary' political crisis could turn out to be a positive for Rome, analyst says Markets pay particular attention to Italy's spending, given its public debt pile. This stands at above 130% of its growth rate, one of the highe...
07:28, 08/22/2019

Jets' Bell: 'Need' teammates to hit me in practice Jets running back Le'Veon Bell, who is being held out of preseason games as a precaution, wants to get his body acclimated to contact before Week 1 a...
07:28, 08/22/2019

Cubs blow 2 leads, rally for 'season-defining win' Kris Bryant hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Cubs rallied to beat the Giants 12-11 on Wednesday night in a wild affair at W...
07:28, 08/22/2019

Frontline protesters make case for violence in Hong Kong protests Pun sees himself as a peaceful, middle-class Hong Kong student. Yet since the beginning of June, he has been building barricades and throwing bricks ...
07:56, 08/22/2019

The Costs of Trying—and Failing—to Be a Teen Influencer  The documentary Jawline observes the life of Austyn Tester, a teenage broadcaster on the platform YouNow who is trying to find success online with th...
07:56, 08/22/2019

Stranger Things Fans Flock to Georgia Grocery Store in Search of Eggos and Coke (PALMETTO, Ga.) — Soon after Netflix released “Stranger Things,” fans of all ages came into Bradley’s Big Buy grocery store i...
07:56, 08/22/2019

Denmark gratified by ‘friendly’ phone call with Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo credited Denmark with making valuable contributions to U.S. security amid a controversy over Danish disinterest in sel...
07:56, 08/22/2019

Texas executes man with history of violence against women for 1998 slaying of college student A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and killing of a sub...
07:56, 08/22/2019

MIT staffer, visiting scholar quit over Jeffrey Epstein's $200G donation to school media lab Two researchers are cutting ties with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab in the wake of revelations that the prestigious technolog...
07:56, 08/22/2019

Idaho police arrest couple after finding children in cockroach-infested home: report An Idaho couple is facing multiple charges after investigators said they found four children living in a home infested with thousands of cockroaches ...
07:56, 08/22/2019

Missouri farmer convicted in massive organic food 'Field of Schemes fraud' dies by suicide: coroner A Missouri farmer who was sentenced to prison for racking up millions by falsely advertising organic food has died by suicide, a coroner said Tuesday...
07:56, 08/22/2019

Pedophiles in prison: The hell that would have awaited Epstein if he'd stayed behind bars Whether Jeffrey Epstein had languished for years awaiting trial under charges of operating a child sex ring – or been convicted – life behind bars fo...
07:56, 08/22/2019

Sixteen years after U.S. Open glory, Roddick searches for American successor When Andy Roddick hoisted his first -- and last -- U.S. Open trophy in 2003, few could have imagined America's men were in for a more than 15-year Gr...
07:56, 08/22/2019

Instagram Privacy Hoax: Why You Can Safely Ignore It A closer look at an old viral Instagram hoax on permissions for photos and messages that even Secretary of Energy Rick Perry couldn't resist re-posti...
07:56, 08/22/2019

Volvo S60 gains 385bhp plug-in hybrid option in UK Executive saloon is now available in PHEV form, while prices have been increased at the bottom of the line-up Volvo has extended its S60 line-up in ...
08:14, 08/22/2019

Inside the NRA's scandals and financial troubles The NRA is in crisis mode. Claims of financial wrong doing have led to multiple investigations in Congress and in New York state that are threatening...
08:42, 08/22/2019

Researcher discloses second Steam zero-day exploit after being shut out of bug bounty program A second zero-day vulnerability has been publicly disclosed in the Steam gaming client by security researcher Vasily Kravets after he said he was ban...
09:00, 08/22/2019

Rohingya still fear safety in Myanmar, repatriation unlikely The repatriation of hundreds of Rohingya Muslims appears unlikely to proceed Thursday after many who were eligible said they didn’t want to return to...
09:28, 08/22/2019

Police search for sniper who shot Los Angeles County deputy sheriff A sniper opened fire at a Los Angeles County sheriff's station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding a deputy and sending police SWAT teams hunting for a ...
09:56, 08/22/2019

Where Mets’ Jeff McNeil stands regarding hamstring injury Jeff McNeil (hamstring) had another active day Wednesday, taking batting practice with the first group of hitters, fielding ground balls at second ba...
09:56, 08/22/2019

Yankees fail in all the big spots in another loss to A’s OAKLAND, Calif. — They had not come all the way back from an early ditch J.A. Happ and Chad Green had lowered them into. Yet the Yankees had runners ...
09:56, 08/22/2019

Amazon, Microsoft, 'Putting World at Risk of Killer AI': Study Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are among leading tech companies putting the world at risk through killer robot development, according to a report that s...
09:56, 08/22/2019

The first full episode of Good Eats: The Return is up on YouTube right now Few cooking shows have blended the deeply informative with the delightfully stupid as well as Alton Brown’s Good Eats, perhaps the only culinary show...
10:14, 08/22/2019

MoviePass reveals customer data breach, adding latest stupid insult to a mountain of idiotic injuries “Insult to injury” is one of those phrases that gets tossed around a lot in certain circles, enough that it can often feel diluted when the time to t...
10:14, 08/22/2019

North Korea warns of a new ‘cold war’ North Korea continued to rail against South Korea's joint military exercises with the United States and its purchase of U.S. military hardware on Thu...
10:42, 08/22/2019

METALS-Base metals decline as Fed minutes temper rate-cut hopes Industrial metals on the London Metal Exchange (LME) slipped on Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled that it was not on a preset path t...
10:42, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 3-Fitbit targets 1 mln new users with Singapore govt tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said ...
10:42, 08/22/2019

PlayStation Vue gets college football and NHL hockey channels Sony's live internet TV service may have raised its prices recently, but it's also adding new channels that make it look like an even bette...
10:42, 08/22/2019

Singapore forgoes Tesla's electric 'lifestyle' for buses Singapore is in no rush to adopt a certain brand of electric car. In an interview with Bloomberg published today, a government minister offered a reb...
10:42, 08/22/2019