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Lee Daniels wishes he could believe Jussie Smollett, but is "beyond embarrassed" by the scandal

Last week, a report claimed that Fox and the Empire writers were working to find a way they could bring Jussie Smollett back for the show’s final season, a reversal of prior claims...

Lee Daniels wishes he could believe Jussie Smollett, but is 'beyond embarrassed' by the scandal

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Jussie Smollett scandal left 'Empire' co-creator Lee Daniels feeling 'beyond embarrassed' "Empire" co-creator Lee Daniels is "embarrassed" about the Jussie Smollett scandal. But he still wants to believe the actor: "I love him so much."        ...
2019-06-12 15:48

Lee Daniels says Jussie Smollett will not return to Empire, but some insiders are less sure In April, Fox renewed Empire for a sixth season, with the network specifically noting that there were no plans for Jussie Smollett to appear in the season—though it did extend his contract just in case those plans changed. It was hardly a surprising ...
2019-06-05 04:48

Jussie Smollett 'will not be returning' to 'Empire,' show co-creator Lee Daniels says Following a report that claimed Jussie Smollett might be returning to "Empire" for its sixth and final season, the show's co-creator and executive producer -- Lee Daniels -- immediately shut down any speculation. ...
2019-06-05 07:00

'Empire' co-creator Lee Daniels says Jussie Smollett will not return for final season "Empire" co-creator Lee Daniels took to Twitter Tuesday to counter a Variety report that speculated Jussie Smollett would return for the final season.        ...
2019-06-05 13:16

Judge Unseals Records in Jussie Smollett Case A Chicago judge ruled Thursday to make public the arrest records and ultimate case dismissal for Jussie Smollett, the Empire actor embroiled in controversy earlier this year after authorities accused him of faking a racist and homophobic attack on hi...
2019-05-24 03:00

Former judge files new motions in Jussie Smollett case CHICAGO (AP) — A former judge who wants a special prosecutor appointed in the Jussie Smollett case is back in court with new motions to obtain her goal. Sheila O’Brien on Tuesday filed three motions in Cook County Circuit Court attempting to ge...
2019-05-22 06:48

Jussie Smollett’s Case File Is Unsealed by Judge A group of media organizations, including The New York Times, asked the court to unseal the records regarding the actor’s case, citing a need for more transparency....
2019-05-23 19:16

Actor Jussie Smollett not returning to 'Empire,' TV creator says Jussie Smollett will not be returning to U.S. television series "Empire", the show's creator says, marking the first public confirmation that the actor has been dropped after a furor over claims that he was the victim of a hate crime....
2019-06-05 20:48

Police were told deal was in works with Jussie Smollett CHICAGO (AP) — New documents on the Jussie Smollett case show that prosecutors told Chicago police detectives that a possible deal with the “Empire” actor was in the works a month before charges against him were dropped. The 460 pages rel...
2019-05-31 01:16

Jussie Smollett returns to Instagram with Pride month message Actor Jussie Smollett celebrated Pride month in his first Instagram post since January, when the "Empire" actor first said he was the victim of a hate crime, a claim later refuted by police....
2019-06-11 01:32

Chicago Releases Jussie Smollett 911 Tapes: ‘They Put a Noose Around His Neck’ On Wednesday night, the City of Chicago released two 911 calls from the night Jussie Smollett was allegedly attacked. The calls, which came from a person claiming to be employed by Smollett, claimed that the former Empire actor was “jumped” by some g...
2019-06-07 03:00

New explanation for Jussie Smollett recusal from State’s Attorney Kim Foxx _____ LOS ANGELES — Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx changed her explanation on Friday for her recusal from the Jussie Smollett case, as her office released more than 2,000 pages of documents on the case. Foxx said she was advised to withd...
2019-06-03 01:32

Lawyer who intervened in Jussie Smollett case refuses subpoena A former top aide to Michelle Obama refused to be served a subpoena Wednesday related to her contact with Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx in the Jussie Smollett case. The subpoena was issued by former Illinois Appellate Judge Sheila O’Brien as part of he...
2019-05-23 15:32

Jussie Smollett: Over 2,000 documents released, Kim Foxx shifts reason for recusal On Friday Kim Foxx, Chicago's top prosecutor, released more than 2,000 pages of documents in Jussie Smollett's case and again explained her recusal.        ...
2019-06-01 03:16

Jussie Smollett prosecutors closed investigation weeks before dismissing case A week after actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in to Chicago authorities in late February, the Cook County State's Attorney's Office told police they could no longer investigate the hate crime turned false report case, according to police document...
2019-05-31 19:16

Everything We Learned from the Jussie Smollett Case Documents Released by Chicago Police New details about the Jussie Smollett alleged attack case have been made public, following a judge's ruling to unseal legal documents. In late January, the 36-year-old Empire star......
2019-05-31 07:00

Jussie Smollett: Over 2,000 documents released, including Kim Foxx text messages On Friday Kim Foxx, Chicago's top prosecutor, released more than 2,000 pages of documents in Jussie Smollett's case and again explained her recusal.        ...
2019-06-01 02:16

Jussie Smollett posts on Instagram for first time since alleged 'hoax' attack Jussie Smollett has returned to social media, sharing his first Instagram post since January when he alleged he'd been the victim of a hate crime -- a claim Chicago cops later accused him of faking following an extensive investigation. ...
2019-06-11 04:48

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed CHICAGO (AP) — A judge in Chicago has ordered the file in the Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed. Cook County Judge Steven Watkins said Thursday that while there are good arguments in favor of keeping the file sealed, the “Empire” act...
2019-05-24 00:32

Chicago police release batch of Jussie Smollett case documents One week after an Illinois judge ordered "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's criminal case file to be unsealed, the Chicago Police Department has released the documents. ...
2019-05-31 02:16

Trump suggests Jussie Smollett owes an apology to 'millions' in 'MAGA COUNTRY' President Trump indicated on Saturday that controversial actor Jussie Smollett owed his supporter an apology after allegedly lying about apparent Trump supporters beating him up in a hate crime....
2019-05-26 04:48

Chicago detectives knew a Jussie Smollett deal was in the works, new documents show Newly released documents from the Jussie Smollett case show Chicago police detectives knew a month in advance a deal was in the works.        ...
2019-05-31 14:48

Jussie Smollett shares first Instagram post since alleged attack during Pride month Jussie Smollett returned to Instagram for the first time since January, when he claimed to be a victim of a hate crime that police called a "hoax."        ...
2019-06-11 08:16

Jussie Smollett Celebrates Pride in First Social Media Post Since Alleged Attack Jussie Smollett has made his return to social media. On Monday morning, the Empire star took to Instagram where he shared a memorable clip from this weekend's 2019 Tony......
2019-06-10 23:48

Documents Suggest Prosecutors Quickly Changed Mind on Jussie Smollett Case Newly released police files say that soon after the actor was charged with faking a hate-crime attack, prosecutors were thinking of settling the case....
2019-05-31 03:48

Jussie Smollett bought drugs from the brothers who staged alleged attack, documents show New texts released by the Chicago police show Smollett discussing drugs with the brothers who accused the "Empire" actor of paying them to stage an attack on him.        ...
2019-05-31 17:48

Unsealed Documents in Jussie Smollett Case Reveal Cops Were Told in Advance a Deal Was in the Works Chicago prosecutors told police a deal with Jussie Smollett was probable about a month before all charges against him were formally dropped, according to documents found within hundreds of pages of investigative records released to the public by Chic...
2019-05-31 08:48

Chicago police told not to 'investigate' Jussie Smollett weeks before charges dropped, documents reveal Weeks before charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett were dropped, the Chicago Police Department was reportedly told by Cook County prosecutors to end the criminal investigation into allegations Smollett orchestrated a hate crime hoax, newly r...
2019-05-31 17:00

'Empire' actor Bryshere Gray, who plays Jussie Smollett's brother, arrested on traffic offense Police confirmed Bryshere Gray, who plays Jussie Smollett's younger brother on "Empire," was pulled over and arrested on a traffic-related offense.        ...
2019-06-17 19:16

'Empire' star Jussie Smollett's 911 calls released: 'They put a noose around his neck' A couple of 911 calls from the night of Jussie Smollett's alleged attack have been released.        ...
2019-06-06 18:48

Mindy Kaling: ‘I was so embarrassed about being a diversity hire’ The star of The Office and The Mindy Project has defied typecasting by writing her own roles – and working very hard. She talks about Late Night, her new film with Emma Thompson, remaking Four Weddings, and her own real life rom-com“Oh my God, I can’...
2019-05-31 08:16

England soccer team embarrassed by fan disorder in Portugal LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association says fans of the country’s national soccer team have again become an “embarrassment” after a night of disorder at the UEFA Nations League tournament in Portugal. The FA condemned the su...
2019-06-06 13:16

I Both Love And Feel Embarrassed About All The Video Game Music On My Phone An eight-hour road trip I recently took with a friend quickly turned into a musical deep dive. As we flew through conversations about bachata, gospel, R&B, soul, house, and more, my friend mentioned that ’90s music made up a significant portion o...
2019-05-24 21:48

Dominican baseball players 'embarrassed' over David Ortiz shooting: 'It's an international shame' Major League Baseball players from the Dominican Republic feel “embarrassed” by the shooting that wounded David Ortiz at a Santo Domingo bar over the weekend, Eduardo Nunez said Wednesday....
2019-06-14 18:16

Lena Waithe wishes she'd done more on 'Chi' misconduct reports Lena Waithe, creator of Showtime's "The Chi," said she should have intervened more aggressively about allegations of misconduct by the show's star Jason Mitchell, who has since been fired....
2019-06-02 22:48

Red Sox send best wishes, aircraft to David Ortiz The Boston Red Sox have sent their best wishes, and an aircraft, to ex-slugger David Ortiz after he was shot in the Dominican Republic. Red Sox President Sam Kennedy says the team is flying Ortiz back to Boston. (June 10)     ...
2019-06-11 02:16

Sisi says Egypt will not accept anything against Palestinian wishes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan, said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians....
2019-06-03 03:48

Yogi Adityanath Turns 47, PM Wishes The "Dynamic Chief Minister" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and several other senior BJP leaders wished Uttar Pradesh Chief Minster Yogi Adityanath on his birthday this morning who turns 47 today....
2019-06-05 12:48

Sofia Richie Wishes ''Best Friend'' Scott Disick a Happy Birthday Sofia Richie is wishing her "best friend" Scott Disick a very happy birthday. The reality star and self-proclaimed lord is turning 36 this year, which calls for plenty of messages......
2019-05-27 05:00

Trump wishes ex-adviser Flynn 'good luck' as sentencing nears U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing....
2019-06-13 21:00

Federal procurement minister wishes Irving hadn’t threatened reporters with lawsuit Public Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough said the government is reviewing its policies on divulging journalists' names and other personal information to companies with government contracts....
2019-05-31 02:32

Mother says she was 'angry and embarrassed' when Ryanair crew told her to stop breastfeeding A mother was on a Ryanair flight from Portugal to England when she says a flight attendant told her to stop breastfeeding her 7-month-old son.        ...
2019-05-28 22:16

Katherine Schwarzenegger's half-brother Joseph Baena sends warm wishes after wedding Joseph Baena , 21, is the son of Arnold Schwarzenegger and his former housekeeper, Mildred Baena. The two had a an affair, revealed in 2011.        ...
2019-06-11 14:32

Former Wildcat, Daniels, New Girls Coach at Woodford Co. Kentucky’s Erik Daniels celebrates their 89-73 win over Florida in the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Sunday, March 14, 2004. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) One former Kentucky Wildcat football pl...
2019-06-12 22:01

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. But a pro-life group stepped in....
2019-05-21 20:00

John Daly wishes Tiger Woods had known 'all the facts' before criticizing him over golf cart John Daly, who struggles with arthritis, said his Type 2 diabetes is another reason he'll use a cart at the PGA Championship this week.        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Michael Avenatti Is Charged With Stealing Nearly $300,000 From Stormy Daniels The lawyer is accused of more than three dozen crimes, including forging a letter to Ms. Daniels’s literary agent to secure funds that he put toward a luxury car lease....
2019-05-22 22:48

Michael Avenatti Charged With Defrauding Stormy Daniels NEW YORK (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti has been charged with ripping off porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who made him famous. The allegations against Avenatti were revealed in charges filed Wednesday in New York. Federal prosecutors say Avena...
2019-05-22 21:00

Ed Harris is replacing Jeff Daniels in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Broadway’s next Atticus Finch has blue eyes. Ed Harris, a four-time Oscar nominee and star of TV’s “Westworld,” will take over from Jeff Daniels in Broadway’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” this fall, as the New York Times reported. Daniels received excelle...
2019-06-14 20:32

Michael Avenatti charged with stealing $300,000 from Stormy Daniels Lawyer allegedly diverted money to fund lavish lifestyleAvenatti denies stealing book advance on TwitterMichael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of the pornographic film star and producer Stormy Daniels in her ba...
2019-05-23 07:32

Trump foe Avenatti pleads not guilty to ripping off Stormy Daniels Lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he stole from porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled him to fame as an outspoken adversary of U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-05-28 23:00

Jeff Daniels: Trump has 'completely soiled' the Oval Office Actor Jeff Daniels blasted President Trump on Thursday night, claiming that he had "completely soiled" the Oval Office during his appearance on MSNBC.  ...
2019-05-31 14:16

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to defrauding Stormy Daniels Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti has pleaded not guilty to accusations that he defrauded his client porn star Stormy Daniels.        ...
2019-05-28 23:32

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in Stormy Daniels, Nike cases Attorney Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty to stealing $300,000 from former client Stormy Daniels and attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike....
2019-05-29 04:32

Avenatti Charged With Allegedly Using Stormy Daniels' Book Advance to Pay for a Ferrari Michael Avenatti, the lawyer and one-time maybe prospective presidential candidate who is already facing a laundry list of federal and state charges, is now facing... even more charges!...
2019-05-23 03:32

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to stealing $300K from Stormy Daniels Attorney Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty to stealing $300,000 from former client Stormy Daniels during an arraignment Tuesday in New York federal court....
2019-05-28 21:32

Avenatti pleads not guilty to extorting Nike, ripping off Stormy Daniels Lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he extorted Nike Inc, just hours after entering a not-guilty plea to defrauding porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled him to fame as an outspoken adversary of U.S. Pre...
2019-05-29 02:00

Paralyzed Client Sues Stormy Daniels' Lawyer For Embezzling Settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a......
2019-06-14 04:00

Meghan McCain on new Avenatti indictment: CNN, others in media owe Stormy Daniels an apology "View" host Meghan McCain called for apologies from her colleagues in the media after the Justice Department indicted attorney Michael Avenatti for allegedly defrauding his client and porn star Stormy Daniels....
2019-05-23 21:32

Jeff Daniels Plays a Hero on Broadway. He’s Still Waiting for One in the Real World The day is cloudy and so is Jeff Daniels. The actor has walked to Central Park directly from watching the news conference in which Attorney General William Barr defended President Trump in the moments before the release of special counsel Robert Muel...
2019-05-22 22:32

ShowBiz Minute: R Kelly, Smollett, Offset R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related counts in Chicago; Police were told deal was in works with Jussie Smollett. (May 31)        ...
2019-05-31 18:32

UPDATE 4-Avenatti pleads not guilty to extorting Nike, ripping off Stormy Daniels Lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he extorted Nike Inc , just hours after entering a not-guilty plea to defrauding porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled him to fame as an outspoken adversary of U.S. Pr...
2019-05-29 03:16

Trump antagonist Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new indictments accusing the lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump of ripping off porn star Stormy Daniels and extorting Nike Inc....
2019-05-23 03:48

Michael Avenatti indicted in scheme to steal from Stormy Daniels, extort Nike A federal grand jury in New York City indicted attorney Michael Avenatti on Wednesday accusing him of stealing $300,000 from client Stormy Daniels and attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike....
2019-05-23 09:32

Stormy Daniels hosting abortion rights 'swamp trash block party' Stormy Daniels is set to host a “swamp trash block party” with jello shots and a silent auction to benefit an abortion rights group in New Orleans on Sunday....
2019-06-16 07:00

Chicago releases 911 calls from Smollett incident in January CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack. Recordings of the calls following the January 29 incident were obtained by T...
2019-06-06 04:16

The Latest: Unsealed file contains Smollett bail conditions CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a judge’s order unsealing the file from actor Jussie Smollett’s criminal case (all times local): 5:35 p.m. The file that a judge unsealed in Jussie Smollett’s criminal case includes documents from when t...
2019-05-24 00:48

Review: Dynamic new 'Aladdin' wishes upon Will Smith's star Genie Will Smith goes over the top as a big blue Genie in Disney's new 'Aladdin,' a live-action redo that doesn't quite have the charm of the 1992 original.        ...
2019-05-23 04:48

UPDATE 3-Trump critic Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new criminal charges accusing the lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump of stealing from porn star Stormy Daniels and extorting Nike Inc....
2019-05-22 22:16

UPDATE 5-Trump antagonist Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new indictments accusing the lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump of ripping off porn star Stormy Daniels and extorting Nike Inc....
2019-05-23 02:32

Prosecutors, Wary of Appearances, Deliberated On How to Explain Smollett Decision Emails released on Friday show prosecutors carefully constructing their statement on why the actor Jussie Smollett would no longer face charges of staging a hate crime....
2019-06-01 06:48

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to ripping off book money from porn star Stormy Daniels Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty to a charge of ripping off about $300,000 in book sales belonging to a former legal client, porn star Stormy Daniels. He is due to be arraigned later in connection with an alleged extortion effort against Nike....
2019-05-28 19:48

Michael Avenatti indicted on charges of ripping off porn star Stormy Daniels, trying to extort Nike Controversial lawyer Michael Avenatti was indicted on charges of trying to extort athletic shoe giant Nike out of tens of millions of dollars by threatening to go public with embarassing information about the company....
2019-05-22 21:48

Smollett documents show prosecutors debated how to explain dropping of charges Prosecutors struggled over how to describe their reasoning for dropping all charges against actor Jussie Smollett, according to documents released Friday....
2019-06-01 16:00

Federal prosecutors charge Michael Avenatti with defrauding the client who made him famous: porn star Stormy Daniels NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors charge Michael Avenatti with defrauding the client who made him famous: porn star Stormy Daniels. The post Federal prosecutors charge Michael Avenatti with defrauding the client who made him famous: porn star Storm...
2019-05-22 21:00

Onetime Michelle Obama staffer evades subpoena in Smollett-Foxx case, process server says Tina Tchen, the former chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama, declined Wednesday to be served with a subpoena by a retired Illinois judge seeking the appointment of a special prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett case....
2019-05-23 10:48

Newly unsealed documents in Smollett case could reveal grand jury testimony, alibis, lawyer says The public could find out as soon as Thursday night why Chicago prosecutors dropped a 16-count indictment against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett earlier this year....
2019-05-24 02:48

In TV ad, VW owns up to emissions scandal to set new EV agenda VW's new TV spot, called “Hello Light,” is backed by the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” It begins with a flashback of news reports of the 2015 scandal....
2019-06-05 19:00

Ex-USC AD Haden investigated in admissions scandal Former Southern Cal athletic director Pat Haden is being investigated for a potential role in the national college-admissions cheating scandal that has involved several high-profile universities, including USC, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednes...
2019-06-06 07:48

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F. Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
2019-05-22 19:00

VW CEO says diesel scandal allegations unfounded, report says German prosecutors are investigating whether VW executives, including CEO Herbert Diess and Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, should have made a regulatory disclosure to inform investors about the emissions cheating scandal in 2015....
2019-06-01 01:32

| Hawks investigating coaching scandal at Bulls The Hawks are reportedly looking into allegations that some coaches at the Blue Bulls paid higher management to be appointed into their respective positions....
2019-06-17 10:32

33m polluting cars still on EU roads after Dieselgate scandal Analysis of EU commission figures found diesel cars clean up going at ‘snail’s pace’More than three quarters of the 43m cars tampered with in the Dieselgate emissions test cheating scandal are still on the road four years later.It will probably take ...
2019-05-29 01:16

Contaminated blood scandal: Could some deaths have been prevented? Campaigners are giving evidence to an inquiry into the haemophilia treatments that infected thousands of people with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s and 80s...
2019-05-21 22:48

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team await trial for embezzlement....
2019-05-29 00:48

Another ex-NCAA coach gets prison time in bribery scandal A Manhattan federal judge Friday meted out another prison sentence to a former NCAA Division I assistant basketball coach who copped to taking bribes to funnel college players to certain sports managers. This time it was a three-month sentence for La...
2019-06-08 02:48

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
2019-06-07 18:48

Carranza protégé once quit job in ‘mismanaged’ funds scandal He used sexual innuendo in front of students, and quit a former job after thousands of dollars meant for kids’ clubs vanished. Since September 2018, Abram Jimenez has served as “senior executive director for continuous school improvement” with the De...
2019-06-16 10:16

Another coach to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The former head coach of the University of Southern California women’s soccer team has agreed to plead guilty for his role in the nationwide college admissions scandal that has ensnared high-profile parents including Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffma...
2019-06-04 04:48

How the Kennedy Dynasty Has Endured in the Wake of So Much Scandal and Tragedy No matter how old you are, you have never been without a Kennedy in your life. Not necessarily personally (although there are so many of them, whether they still have the last name or......
2019-06-06 13:00

Analysis: Those in college scandal could still go to prison, despite first defendant skating Although the first defendant sentenced in the college admissions scheme got no prison, the case's uniqueness doesn't make it a great barometer.        ...
2019-06-14 14:16

Still reeling from scandal, Austria swears in provisional government Austria's new provisional government, which will act as a caretaker until an election widely expected in September, was sworn in on Monday and tasked with improving the country's image after an embarrassing political scandal....
2019-06-03 13:48

UA asst. basketball coach sentenced in bribery scandal NEW YORK – A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation on Thursday for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Here’s more from Thursday’...
2019-06-07 10:16

Shooting poses Virginia governor’s first test since scandal VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing his first major test of leadership since a blackface scandal almost forced him out of office four months ago. The Democratic governor appears determined to project that he’s up to...
2019-06-03 07:48

1st defendant faces sentencing in college admissions scandal BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking more than a year in prison for a former Stanford sailing coach who admitted to participating in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme. John Vandemoer is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday in Boston fede...
2019-06-12 12:16

Greek gov’t lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A prominent lawmaker in Greece’s governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter. The revelations concerning Tassia Christodoul...
2019-06-07 18:16

'Family Guy' Emmys ad pokes fun at college admissions scandal 'Family Guy' released an ad for Emmys consideration where the cartoon cast is photoshopped as a rowing team, making fun at the recent college admissions scandal....
2019-06-04 21:32

Argentine ex-official sentenced in money scandal at convent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A court in Argentina has sentenced a former government official to 6 years in prison for illicit enrichment after he tried to hide millions of dollars in cash at a convent. Former public works secretary José López was a...
2019-06-12 22:01

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried to extort money from a victim and demanded money from the producers of a docum...
2019-05-30 10:48

Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandal Austria's president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the government amid a scandal surrounding its leader, but it remains unclear whether Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will survive ...
2019-05-22 16:16

Anthony Weiner complained about sex offenders in district before scandal Here’s another thing that gets a rise out of Anthony Weiner: other perverts. Long before the former Queens congressman earned himself a rap sheet for trading X-rated messages with a 15-year-old girl, he was getting hot and bothered about sex offender...
2019-05-28 08:32

'Going to Ibiza' - Austria scandal sends '90s dance hit to number 1 While Austrian politicians have been in crisis mode since a video sting led to the collapse of the right-wing government, one song has become an unlikely anthem: the 1999 sing-a-long party hit "We're Going to Ibiza" by Dutch pop group Vengaboys....
2019-05-22 16:16

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FPÖ member Herbert Kickl as interior minister after a video scandal....
2019-05-21 20:48

As Europe Votes, Moderates See a Lesson in Austrian Scandal The intrigue that split up Austria’s coalition government has already grown into a cautionary tale told by political moderates about the risks of associating with ascendant far-right parties....
2019-05-25 19:32

Germany’s Bosch fined $100 million over diesel scandal BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have fined auto components and technology company Robert Bosch GmbH 90 million euros ($100 million) over its role in the diesel emissions scandal that erupted at Volkswagen in 2015. Prosecutors in Stuttgart said Wedne...
2019-05-23 14:48

Three more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal Three wealthy parents pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying bribes to boost their children's standardized test scores as part of a nationwide college admissions scandal....
2019-05-23 09:32

Ibiza scandal: why has Austria's government collapsed? – video Austria is preparing for an election in September after a video from 2017 appeared to show the far-right vice-chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, offering lucrative public contracts in exchange for campaign support. The country's coalition governmen...
2019-05-21 14:31

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit campaign, and the 2016 US presidential election....
2019-05-21 14:38

Accountant in U.S. college admissions scandal to plead guilty An accountant who once worked for the mastermind behind the U.S. college admissions cheating and bribery scandal has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate in the ongoing investigation, federal prosecutors said on Friday....
2019-06-01 01:48

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces sentencing in U.S. college scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach is set to become the first person to be sentenced in the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he agreed to help wealthy parents secure spots for their children at the school in exchange for bribes...
2019-06-12 21:16

Feds eye ex-USC athletic director Pat Haden in college admissions scandal Investigators who are probing the college admissions cheating scandal are now eyeing former NFL quarterback Pat Haden — the one-time athletic director of the University of Southern California, a report said Wednesday. Prosecutors are looking into Had...
2019-06-06 08:16

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
2019-05-21 18:48

‘Press Your Luck’ game show ‘scandal’ back in the spotlight “Press Your Luck” returns Tuesday night on ABC — 35 years after its infamous “scandal” when unemployed ice cream truck driver Michael Larson, wearing a thrift-store sports coat, won more than $110,000 in a seemingly random fashion. James Holzha...
2019-06-11 08:00

Daughter of late Korean Air chairman returns to work following scandal The younger daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.'s late chairman, Cho Yang-ho, returned to two management positions at logistics-centered Hanjin Group on Monday, 14 months after she was forced to resign....
2019-06-10 14:48

Chapman University: Student had fake SATs in bribes scandal ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities may have submitted fraudulent SAT scores. Chapman University said Thursday ...
2019-05-24 19:48

NYC beverage bigwig pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Big Apple beverage bigwig Gregory Abbott and his wife on Wednesday admitted to paying $125,000 to doctor their daughter’s college entrance scores as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal — and now face time behind bar...
2019-05-23 07:16

Austria's caretaker government assumes power after video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has vowed that his new Cabinet will probe the contents of the controversial video. But the government is already facing a no-confidence vote and may not survive next week....
2019-05-22 19:48

Gabon president fires VP, forests minister over hardwood scandal Gabon's President Ali Bongo has fired his vice president and his forests minister, his office said on Wednesday, after hundreds of containers of illegally logged kevazingo wood that had been seized went missing....
2019-05-23 09:16

Bosch pays 90-million-euro fine over diesel scandal The penalty may be significantly less than the ones handed out to Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche, but auto parts supplier Bosch has become the latest big-name casualty of the "Dieselgate" scandal....
2019-05-23 12:00

| Football scandal girl film wins top Cannes prize A film starring the former under-age escort at the heart of a scandal that shook the French football team won one of the top prizes at the Cannes film festival...
2019-05-23 18:32

Report: Former Southern Cal AD Pat Haden being investigated in college admissions scandal Report: Federal investigators are examining ex-USC AD Pat Haden's potential role in the college-admissions scandal that rocked several universities.        ...
2019-06-06 03:01

Exclusive: Banks face new challenges in Italian diamond scandal A long-running criminal probe into diamond sales by Italian banks has uncovered what prosecutors say is further evidence of corruption by officials at UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender, and smaller rival Banco BPM....
2019-06-17 13:48

‘Family Guy’ ribs college admissions scandal in Emmy ad campaign “Family Guy” has “earned” the right to take a tongue-in-cheek bite out of the college admissions scandal. Well, perhaps that’s debatable — but it doesn’t make the show’s 2019 Emmys “For Your Considerati...
2019-06-04 21:16

Scandal fails to dim scientists’ pursuit of gene-edited babies Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, he remains out of public view and new information suggests that others may be interested in pursuing the same kind of work outside the U...
2019-05-29 22:48

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charges were filed against government officials -- prosecutors on Thursday dismissed all pending criminal ...
2019-06-14 08:16

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that Moore cannot win and the “consequences will be devastating” for his party and policies if ...
2019-05-29 20:00

FX collusion scandal reaches Australia, class action launched An Australian law firm filed a class action lawsuit on Monday against five major international investment banks accusing them of colluding to rig foreign exchange rates during 2008-2013 to jack up profits at the expense of businesses and investors....
2019-05-27 06:00

FDA safety scandal: 50K hidden reports of heart device malfunctioning Enlarge / The Food and Drug Administration headquarters in White Oak, Md. (credit: Getty | Congressional Quarterly) The Food and Drug Administration allowed the maker of a faulty implantable heart device to secretly log 50,000 malfunction incidents...
2019-05-21 21:01

Stanford's former sailing coach gets one day in jail for role in admissions scandal John Vandemoer admitted to agreeing to help students gain Stanford entry in exchange for money for his sailing programA former head sailing coach at Stanford has been sentenced for his role in a sweeping college admissions scam at elite US universiti...
2019-06-13 00:00

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces first sentence in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.        ...
2019-06-11 21:32

UPDATE 1-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA, according to decisions published in the official governmen...
2019-05-22 20:48

British conservationist named Gabon forests minister after wood scandal A British former Wildlife Conservation Society officer has been named Gabon's forests minister, after the last one was fired over a scandal in which hundreds of containers of illegally logged kevazingo wood went missing....
2019-06-11 17:16

Algerian ex-prime minster in court over Volkswagen-linked corruption scandal Four-time PM Ahmed Ouyahia has been questioned for a second time over alleged corruption involving the local partner of Volkswagen. He's the latest to face investigation as part of an army purge on the old ruling elite....
2019-06-16 16:16

Ex-Stanford sailing coach to be first defendant sentenced in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.        ...
2019-06-11 19:16

Tech news roundup: Microsoft Office 365, Facebook scandal, and AI adoption This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a security warning from Microsoft, a rundown of the Facebook privacy scandal, and a look at the highest paying internships for 2019....
2019-05-21 16:48

NYC’s scandal-plagued tech czar resigns in wake of network crash Mayor de Blasio’s tech czar resigned Friday following a damning Post report that he allowed the city’s official wireless network to crash in April despite federal warnings about a looming, Y2K-like software bug. “It’s been an honor ...
2019-06-15 00:48

| China tightens rules on genetic research after designer-baby scandal China has announced regulations to curb the smuggling of human organs and tighten oversight on the use of human genetic materials in research months after a Chinese scientist caused a global outcry by claiming that he gene-edited babies....
2019-06-13 14:32

Oxfam 'had culture of tolerating poor behaviour', sex scandal report finds Oxfam had a "culture of tolerating poor behaviour" and failed to report child abuse claims against its staff in Haiti, a damning report into the charity's sex scandal has found....
2019-06-11 21:00

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business t...
2019-06-09 11:48

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech arm of Samsung Group....
2019-05-24 23:16

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in U.S. college admissions scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach avoided prison on Wednesday in the first sentencing to result from the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he took bribes to help children of wealthy parents gain admission to the school....
2019-06-13 06:00

Spanish football players arrested in Liga match-fixing scandal Several professional footballers have been arrested in Spain in relation to match-fixing. Spanish police have been investigating allegations of rigged games during the 2018-19 season....
2019-05-29 00:48

Lori Loughlin’s former co-star says she was 'a very driven person’ before college admissions scandal Pamela Donnelly first met Lori Loughlin on the set of “The Edge of Night” back in 1983 — and she was surprised by what she witnessed while filming the soap opera series....
2019-06-06 12:48

Ex-USC coach Tony Bland dodges prison for NCAA corruption scandal A former assistant coach for the University of Southern California basketball team who pleaded guilty to taking a bribe for steering players to a sports manager has avoided prison and was sentenced on Wednesday to just two years of probation. Tony Bl...
2019-06-05 22:48

The British Steel scandal is a corporate disaster entirely made in the UK | Prem Sikka The government must stop appeasing the financial industry and start scrutinising corporations and their shareholdersThe collapse of British Steel Limited, with the potential loss of at least 5,000 jobs, has once again exposed deep fault lines in the ...
2019-05-24 19:32

Judge to sentence ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer in college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer on Wednesday will become the first person sentenced in the wide-ranging college entrance cheating scandal, when he faces a federal judge in Boston....
2019-06-12 22:16

Former Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in first sentence of college admissions scandal John Vandemoer is the first of the 22 defendants who have pleaded guilty in the nation's sweeping college admissions scandal to be sentenced.        ...
2019-06-12 22:32

‘He’s a Good Man’: Jim Jordan Finds Support at Home in Ohio State Abuse Scandal An investigation at Ohio State University revealed that coaches had inklings of a team doctor’s sexual abuse. But Representative Jim Jordan’s denials are assuaging his constituents....
2019-06-02 21:16

Hank Haney rips Tiger Woods over sex scandal as racism controversy grows Tiger Woods’ embattled former coach took a swing — and missed. Swing coach Hank Haney continued to double down on the racist statements that earned him a suspension from his SiriusXM radio gig. This time Haney took aim at Woods, whom he coached...
2019-06-05 02:16

Ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer receives one day in prison for college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer will spend one day in prison, a federal judge in Boston determined Wednesday, for his role in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal....
2019-06-13 07:00

Stanford Coach Avoids Prison in Admissions Scandal. Have Colleges Avoided Blame? The first sentencing in the scandal raised questions about culpability in the case and the role of universities, who have been described by prosecutors as victims....
2019-06-13 08:00

Stony Brook president to lead Michigan State University after Nassar scandal Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr., a Harvard-trained doctor who has led Stony Brook University on Long Island for almost a decade, was named Tuesday as the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. The biomed...
2019-05-29 03:16

Austrian Chancellor moves to dismiss interior minister amid corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has recommended that the nation's far-right interior minister be dismissed amid a corruption scandal that could dent the hopes of populist parties across the continent just days before European parliamentary electio...
2019-05-21 19:01

UPDATE 2-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after meatpacker BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA, according to decisions published in the official governmen...
2019-05-23 02:32

Ex-USC soccer coach reverses course, agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal Ali Khosroshahin, a former women's soccer coach at USC, has agreed to plead guilty to racketeering charges for taking bribes from Rick Singer.        ...
2019-06-03 23:48

CNN's Chris Cuomo calls Benghazi scandal a 'sham' during debate on Mueller probe CNN anchor Chris Cuomo had a heated debate with two pro-Trump pundits about House Democrats' ongoing investigations into President Trump -- and injected the Benghazi controversy into the conversation, calling it a "sham."...
2019-05-23 06:32

Lori Loughlin digs in — and 7 more surprises and takeaways in college admissions scandal What we've learned so far in the historic case against wealthy parents accused of paying bribes to get their children into college.        ...
2019-06-10 13:01

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote in wake of Ibiza scandal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is preparing to fight a no-confidence vote in his leadership. His bid to sack the far-right interior minister over a corruption sting has triggered a damaging backlash....
2019-05-21 20:48

College admissions scandal: Parents say payments to ringleader weren't bribes Defense attorneys of parents charged in the 'Varsity Blues' case say Rick Singer told parents their money would go to school programs, not bribes.        ...
2019-06-04 02:48

Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal Sérgio Moro had ‘totally inappropriate’ links with prosecutorsMoro jailed Bolsonaro’s top rival, Lula, before Brazil electionBrazil’s justice minister is facing growing calls to resign after a series of politically explosive leaks that some observers...
2019-06-12 02:48

Mastermind's accountant agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The bookkeeper for Rick Singer, the ringleader of the college admissions bribery scandal, has agreed to plead guilty to charges and cooperate.        ...
2019-06-01 01:32

Austria’s Government Collapses Over Video Scandal Involving Purported Niece of Russian Tycoon (VIENNA) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called time Monday on his coalition government with the far-right Freedom Party after its leader was shown on video appearing to offer favors to a purported Russian investor. Kurz said he was seekin...
2019-05-21 17:48

"Tristan Admitted It!" See How Khloe Kardashian Found Out About the Jordyn Woods Cheating Scandal in New Promo The moment KUWTK fans have been waiting to see is finally here. The Jordyn Woods, Tristan Thompson cheating scandal comes to light in next Sunday's brand new episode of Keeping Up......
2019-06-17 04:32

BuzzFeed News issued cease-and-desist letter from woman in Tony Robbins scandal BuzzFeed News has been accused of using illegal and unethical means to obtain some information used in its recent bombshell accusing self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual wrongdoings, according to a cease-and-desist letter obtained by Fox News -- but...
2019-05-23 01:32

Bill Maher admits Hillary Clinton 'committed obstruction of justice' in email scandal "Real Time" host Bill Maher made a stunning admission on Monday night when he said he thought former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton "committed obstruction of justice" with the email scandal. ...
2019-06-11 16:48

Napa vineyard owner, NYC attorney plead guilty in college admissions ACT, SAT cheating scandal Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying bribes to Rick Singer to have Mark Riddell cheat for their kids on the ACT, SAT        ...
2019-05-21 22:48

William H. Macy Prepares for Daughter's High School Graduation Amid College Admission Scandal William H. Macy got into the graduation spirit on Wednesday afternoon as he picked up some congratulatory balloons at a local grocery store in Los Angeles. The balloons and other......
2019-05-30 09:00

Felicity Huffman's daughter graduates high school amid college admissions scandal Sophia Grace, 18, graduated from the Los Angeles High School of the Arts Monday and her proud parents were on hand to celebrate the milestone.        ...
2019-06-12 00:32

Lance Armstrong says he 'wouldn't change a thing' about doping scandal that cost him 7 Tour de France titles Lance Armstrong says he “wouldn’t change a thing” about using performance-enhancing drugs to win seven Tour de France titles only to have them stripped away years later....
2019-05-24 22:32

Drug Company to Pay Just $15.4 Million Over Doctor Bribery Scandal Involving Medicine That Brings in $1 Billion a Year Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals announced today that the company expects to pay $15.4 million in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department after allegations that Questcor Pharmaceuticals, which Mallinckrodt acquired in 2014, had bribed doctors and t...
2019-06-05 23:00

Olivia Jade wants to go back to USC amid Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli's college admissions scandal: report Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli's daughter, Olivia Jade, reportedly wants to go back to USC despite her parents' role in the college admissions scandal....
2019-05-21 19:01

Kylie Jenner Breaks Her Silence on Tristan Thompson, Jordyn Woods Cheating Scandal in Explosive KUWTK Promo We're finally getting an intimate and personal look at the emotional aftermath of the Tristan Thompson and Jordyn Woods cheating scandal. A just-released mid-season trailer for......
2019-05-24 06:32

Meghan King Edmonds Breaks Silence on Husband Jim Edmonds' Cheating Scandal Meghan King Edmonds says she feels sad, abandoned, and lonely and no longer trusts her husband Jim Edmonds after he admitted to exchanging explicit texts with another woman. The website......
2019-06-14 23:16

Meghan McCain blasts Trump over USS John S. McCain scandal ​Meghan McCain ​on Thursday ​accused President Trump of creating an atmosphere in the military ​in which service members are afraid ​to display the name of her late father, Republican Sen. John McCain. “The president’s actions have consequences,” McC...
2019-05-31 00:32

Felicity Huffman is just the beginning: Who's pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal — and who's still fighting An up-to-date breakdown who's pleaded guilty in the nation's college admissions bribery scandal.        ...
2019-05-23 20:16

Match-fixing scandal hits Spain as LaLiga players arrested and 'organised criminal group' allegedly involved Several arrests have been made in Spain on Tuesday morning over allegations a LaLiga game was fixed in May 2018 by "an organised criminal group", the Spanish league has confirmed....
2019-05-28 12:16

Samsung’s $100 Galaxy Fit tracker focuses on the basics It's been more than a year since Samsung last updated its Fit line of activity-tracking bands, and it's high time for a refresh. After first announcing the new Galaxy Fit in February alongside the new Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Watch Active, the...
2019-06-14 07:16

U.S. military intelligence steps up accusation against Russia over nuclear testing U.S. government “has assessed that Russia conducted nuclear weapons tests that have created nuclear yield,” Defense Intelligence Agency says in statement....
2019-06-14 07:32

Cuba Gooding Jr. Arrested and Charged With Groping Woman at an NYC Bar Cuba Gooding Jr. is facing up to a year in jail if he’s convicted of forcibly touching a woman, a charge for which he was arrested Thursday after turning himself in to police in New York....
2019-06-14 07:48

Police report shows Hacienda rape suspect’s behavior changed before victim gave birth PHOENIX (KPNX) — Phoenix police have released their report on a rape investigation at a Hacienda Healthcare facility after an incapacitated patient with intellectual disabilities gave birth in December. In May, the victim’s family filed a notic...
2019-06-14 08:00

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike......
2019-06-14 08:32

The ‘intolerably putrid’ making of ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” directed and co-written by Tobe Hooper and released in 1974, set the standard for the slasher-film genre with its depiction of a family of sadistic cannibals who torture and murder a group of interlopers. I...
2019-06-14 08:48

Canada erupts as Raptors capture first ever NBA championship Canadians erupted from coast to coast and all the way up to the Arctic on Thursday as the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA championship in a country that is traditionally known as the home of hockey....
2019-06-14 09:00

Raptors breakthrough as NBA champions represents shift in Canada's identity The Toronto Raptors completed a remarkable evolution from a laughingstock to NBA champions on Thursday with a victory that could very well shift the identity of a country long associated with ice hockey....
2019-06-14 09:00

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies...
2019-06-14 09:00

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
2019-06-14 09:16

Tight security at Indonesia court as opposition pushes for fresh election Lawyers for Indonesia's political opposition called on Friday for President Joko Widodo's election victory to be annulled, telling the Constitutional Court it had been achieved through "systematic electoral fraud and abuse of power"....
2019-06-14 09:16

Wizards preparing to make a run at Masai Ujiri The Toronto Raptors are champions now, but they may want to lock up their top executive quickly. The Washington Wizards are prepared to make a run at Masai Ujiri, Toronto’s president of basketball operations, league sources told ESPN’s Ad...
2019-06-14 09:48

Drake uses Raptors’ NBA title to push new songs The “Drake Curse” is over and the rapper was basking in the glory of the Raptors first NBA champions. Drake, who watch Toronto’s 114-110 series-clinching win over the depleted Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals back into Toronto, sprayi...
2019-06-14 09:48

Sam Darnold’s performance drawing curse-filled praise from Jets coach A little more than four minutes into his session with media on Thursday, Shawn Jefferson dropped formalities. The Jets’ receivers coach had been asked about Sam Darnold, and he gave his praise with emphasis. “Excuse my French when I say this,” Jeffer...
2019-06-14 09:48

CNN boss Jeff Zucker makes sexual joke about star anchor during award ceremony: report CNN President Jeff Zucker made a sexual joke about one of his female employees, "New Day" anchor Alisyn Camerota while accepting an award on Thursday....
2019-06-14 10:00

Kim Kardashian returns to White House to discuss criminal justice: 'It really is such an honor to be here' Kim Kardashian spoke at the White House on Thursday, appearing alongside President Trump boosting efforts to help people leaving prison return to the workforce....
2019-06-14 10:00

Florida homeowner detains suspect by holding iPhone like a gun: report A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back Monday evening by holding his recording iPhone on the man until police arrived, according to a report....
2019-06-14 11:48

Boy, 16, fatally shot while trying to sell Xbox: 'They killed my son over nothing,' mom cries Johnny Peluyera, 16, of Merrillville, Ind., was looking to sell his Microsoft Xbox game console. The teen thought he found a buyer in Gary, just a few miles away, after using an online sales app....
2019-06-14 11:48

Death risk from London's toxic air sees 'utterly horrifying' rise for second year running The risk of dying from long-term exposure to London's toxic air has risen for a second year running in an "utterly horrifying" reversal of the previous improving trend....
2019-06-14 11:48

Mom saves son from possible deadly sepsis by recognizing this sign of infection A mom said after her son scraped his arm at the zoo, he developed a fever and itching. A short time later, he developed sepsis.        ...
2019-06-14 12:48

Switch up your protein sources to live longer, study says Studies focusing on potential links between consumption of red meat and overall life expectancy have long suggested that eating a lot of red meat — especially if it’s been processed — may increase overall mortality. Consumption of p...
2019-06-14 12:48

Grimdark, hopepunk and George Clooney Katie shares the best of the Pinkpop festival, Stevie gets appropriately overexcited about Euphoria and Bethany has a beverage melt-down in the presence of George Clooney....
2019-06-14 13:00

Pixel 4 will look so much better than the Pixel 3, and we have a new render to prove it Google did something completely unexpected earlier this week, it released on Twitter a teaser image of the Pixel 4, practically confirming some of the most recent Pixel leaks out there. The phone won’t be out for another four months, but Google...
2019-06-14 13:00

HBO’s Los Espookys will make you want to be a horror technician, too At the 2019 ATX TV Festival, HBO premiered new comedy Los Espookys then let Drunk History's Derek Waters ask the cast and head writers questions. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] ...
2019-06-14 13:00

DealBook Briefing: Is It Time to Worry About Oil Again? Attacks yesterday on two oil carriers in the Gulf of Oman have stoked fears about tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Petroleum prices could keep climbing....
2019-06-14 13:00

Canada is 'feeling the love' of Raptors' NBA win And breathe. The Drake curse is over. More poignantly, the rapper and the Toronto Raptors most recognizable fan quickly summed up the depth of feeling in the Canadian city -- and Canada -- after the team secured it's first NBA title after defeating t...
2019-06-14 13:16

Uber Rides Get Cheaper With New Bajaj Qute Car on UberXS Uber has launched a new ride-hailing service in Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called Qute to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets....
2019-06-14 13:16

Don't believe these iPhone Lightning cable myths Makers of third-party Lightning cables for iPhones keep pushing falsehoods to try to dupe people into buying their cables. Here are three myths you should ignore....
2019-06-14 13:48

Pelosi: 'I feel really sorry' for Trump Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said she felt sorry for President Trump when he called her a "nasty, vindictive, horrible person," in an interview in Normandy, France, which he was visiting for D-Day commemorations. (June 14)    ...
2019-06-14 14:16

Police in California shot 55 times in 3.5 seconds and killed Willie McCoy. That's 'reasonable,' report says Family attorney John Burris dismissed the report by the same expert who deemed police had probable cause in the fatal 2018 shooting of Stephon Clark.        ...
2019-06-14 14:16

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. (June 13)   ...
2019-06-14 14:16

Phil Mickelson discusses missed chances at US Open Phil Mickelson talks about a few that got away during his opening-round 72 at the US Open on Thursday (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 14:16

Breakdancers say getting into the Paris 2024 Olympics is ‘huge’ Getting hip to breakdancing’s appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York in the 1970s to become a medal event at the games. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 14:16

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a public chat group on Telegram called “Parade 69”, named for a mass demonstration planned in central Hong K...
2019-06-14 14:16

Why South America's prospects are looking up My career as a financial tipster lasted only a few seconds, but, if I say so myself, it went rather well. In the hours that followed Donald Trump’s election in 2015, U.S. stocks fell and the dollar weakened. “Buy the dip," I told my Twitter followers...
2019-06-14 14:16

Budget: From Slowing Growth To Low Demand, Key Challenges For The Economy Analysts, investors and economists expect the government to address these concerns in its upcoming full-year Budget, scheduled to be presented in Parliament on July 5....
2019-06-14 14:16

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
2019-06-14 14:32

Crutchlow: Lorenzo's complaints about Honda MotoGP bike not new LCR rider Cal Crutchlow says the bike changes that Honda's new signing Jorge Lorenzo has been asking for are the same as what other Honda riders have requested "for years"...
2019-06-14 14:32

Toronto Raptors executive Masai Ujiri reportedly involved in sideline altercation with sheriff's deputy Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri was reportedly involved in a courtside altercation with a California sheriff’s deputy after the team defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game on Thursday night....
2019-06-14 14:48

How to make your day at the ballpark a money-saving win There's nothing like taking in a summer ballgame, but between tickets, food and merchandise, the cost can be steep. But there are ways to save.       ...
2019-06-14 15:00

"Metro Will Be Bankrupt": 'Metro Man' Warns PM Over AAP's Free Ride Plan E Sreedharan, the retired Delhi Metro chief who is credited for its success, has shot off a strongly worded letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's......
2019-06-14 15:00

Samsung Galaxy Fold Still Delayed, Company Denies Reports of July Relaunch Samsung apparently needs more time to perfect its first foldable device, following early reports that the screen cracked and bent within days of use....
2019-06-14 15:16

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check reservations for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds.       ...
2019-06-14 15:32

Volkswagen to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 billion euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to list up to a quarter of the unit by opting to float a 10% stake....
2019-06-14 15:48

Trump says he will not fire Kellyanne Conway over Hatch Act violation – live President hailed the aide as ‘just a great person’ on Fox & Friends after federal watchdog recommended she be removed from the White HouseSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.35pm BST Trump claims he never suggested firing special ...
2019-06-14 15:48

'Like a horror film': vast swarms of flies plague Russian villages Local residents in Urals describe sweeping bucketfuls of dead flies from their homesVillages in Russia’s Urals region have been invaded by vast swarms of flies that have sparked health concerns and fears for local harvests.“You can’t hang out your wa...
2019-06-14 15:48

The mindfulness conspiracy It is sold as a force that can help us cope with the ravages of capitalism, but with its inward focus, mindful meditation may be the enemy of activism. By Ronald PurserMindfulness has gone mainstream, with celebrity endorsement from Oprah Winfrey and...
2019-06-14 15:48

Experience: I killed my classmate with a javelin on sports day I threw it with all my might and watched it fly. As it came down, it suddenly veered to the right, straight towards SammyIt was a bright, sunny day at my girls’ grammar school in 1983. I was 13 and proud to have been chosen to throw the javelin for m...
2019-06-14 15:48

KTM Overtakes Harley-Davidson In 2018 Bike Sales In 2018, KTM sold more motorcycles than Harley-Davidson, and the Austrian brand is now looking at one of the top-three motorcycle manufacturers spots worldwide....
2019-06-14 15:48

Alabama woman says judge ordered her to allow her alleged rapist to visit their sons: report An Alabama woman claims the same man who raped and impregnated her multiple times as a child has won visitation rights to see their children, forcing her to face her alleged rapist or risk being put behind bars.  ...
2019-06-14 16:16

‘YouTube recommendations are toxic,’ says dev who worked on the algorithm Where else could you go for you daily dose of how-tos, like this one about draining washing machines, or 15-minute compilations of cats vomiting? This is what YouTube was made for, and it’s beautiful. At the same time, as YouTube has become the place...
2019-06-14 16:16

CHEAP: Suck it, reality — Samsung’s Odyssey+ VR headset has $200 off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The world sucks. You know it, I know it, and your dentist even knows it. That’s why it’s so important we all start spending a lot more time in virtual reality (VR...
2019-06-14 16:16

Honk if life’s moving too slowly? That’s not the answer | Oliver Burkeman Technology should leave us more free time, but we’re more impatient than ever. Is there a solution?You needn’t spend long in a city where the honking of car horns is out of control – New York or Delhi, say – before you notice something: in practical ...
2019-06-14 16:48

Online holiday booking scams and how to avoid them New research into cybersecurity has revealed UK holidaymakers lost more than £7m to fake sites and fraud in 2018. We outline the five most common scams and ways to protect a trip and your dataWith UK holidaymakers looking to book their summer breaks,...
2019-06-14 16:48

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
2019-06-14 17:01

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers: WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
2019-06-14 17:01

If Uber Wants It, It's Bad If you are negotiating with someone, and they are willing to make concessions as long as they keep one, single, big thing, then that is the thing that is important. Duh. Today, that thing is “your ability to live with human dignity.” Read more......
2019-06-14 17:16

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the Moon by 2024 NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency’s current budget to land humans on the moon by 2024, according to a new interview with the NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.Read more......
2019-06-14 17:16

The OnePlus 7 Pro's 90 Hz screen will sometimes silently switch down to 60 Hz One of the OnePlus 7 Pro's defining features and major selling points is its 90 Hz display. The extra-fast refresh rate allows for animations to be buttery smooth giving you a kind of a "soap opera effect" as you scroll through information. It's cool...
2019-06-14 17:16

My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France Carl Thompson describes the night he won the European title to prove the doubters wrong for the first time The post My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-14 17:32

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston reunite in 'Murder Mystery' "Murder Mystery" only half lives up to its title. Yes, there are several murders, but there's no mystery in why Netflix would enthusiastically reunite Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston -- last seen together in "Just Go With It" -- even in a comedy as...
2019-06-14 17:32

'None of My Favorite Artists Are Humble': Issa Rae Refused to Play Insecure at the 2019 Women in Film Awards “As women, we tend to downplay ourselves, to dim our light, and we’re kind of conditioned, socially, to be humble....I grew up being a huge hip-hop fan, and none of my favorite artists are humble,” said Issa Rae as she accepted the inaugural Women In...
2019-06-14 17:48

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
2019-06-14 18:32

Stock edge lower, gold gains on slowdown, geopolitical fears Equity markets struggled and safe-haven assets like gold were in demand on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth slowdown and fears of a U.S.-Iran confrontation added to geopolitical uncertainty....
2019-06-14 19:00

Flashy French billionaires didn't donate the money to rebuild Notre Dame. Small donors did. American and French citizens have footed the bills and paid salaries for the up to 150 workers employed by the cathedral since the April 15 fire.        ...
2019-06-14 19:16

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
2019-06-14 19:16

Why Home Depot failed in China In 2006, Home Depot bought the Chinese home improvement company Home Way and its 12 stores in the country. By 2012, Home Depot had totally exited the market....
2019-06-14 19:16

Trump Accuses Iran in Explosions That Crippled Oil Tankers In his first public comments since two ships were damaged by explosions, the president said “Iran did do it,” and warned Tehran against closing the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-06-14 19:32

Obsession with 1999 attack could shape Columbine’s future Signs outside Columbine High School are photographed, Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Littleton, Colo. The school district is considering the demolition of Columbine, the scene of a mass assault more than 20 years ago, and rebuilding the current school. ...
2019-06-14 19:32

Who Among Us Is Worthy Enough to Buy James Bond's 1965 Aston Martin DB5? Generations of humans have grown up drooling over the iconic Aston Martin DB5 driven by James Bond in seven films—but most notably Goldfinger. Now, one example is going up for sale, and one human can be worthy (or, well, rich) enough to take home a p...
2019-06-14 19:32

Celebrating arrests, but still pushing for change, protesters rally in Algeria Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital for the 17th consecutive Friday, demanding the removal of the ruling elite and prosecution of former officials linked to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
2019-06-14 19:32

Lessor Accipiter may buy Airbus jets in first order -sources Accipiter Holdings, the Dublin-based aircraft leasing arm of Hong Kong's CK Hutchison group, is in talks to place its first direct aircraft order with the purchase of A320neo-family jets from Airbus , industry sources said....
2019-06-14 19:32

South Sudan's embassy closures could harm ties with Norway and France South Sudan plans to shut down several of its embassies to cut spending. The inclusion of missions in Norway and France may come at a high price for the new nation with a faltering peace process and stagnant economy....
2019-06-14 20:16

Assange extradition trial set for February 2020 The 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder faces charges in the United States under the Espionage Act. The UK must now determine whether he can be extradited to the US to stand trial for them....
2019-06-14 20:16

Heavy rains coming to renew flood threat in south-central U.S. After a stretch of generally dry weather in he south-central U.S., rounds of heavy rain, drenching thunderstorms and the threat of floods are set to return this weekend....
2019-06-14 20:32

Party reveals schedule for 2-night Democratic debate this month Former Vice President Joe Biden and 2016 Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders will go head-on-head in the second night of first-round debates later this month, the party said Friday after holding a draw....
2019-06-14 20:32

PM Modi's Meeting With Iran President Cancelled At Shanghai Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday could not hold a bilateral meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Bishkek due to scheduling issues, official sources......
2019-06-14 20:32

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks edge lower, gold gains on slowdown, geopolitical fears Equity markets struggled and safe-haven assets like gold were in demand on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth slowdown and fears of a U.S.-Iran confrontation added to geopolitical uncertainty....
2019-06-14 20:48

Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
2019-06-14 20:48

How Much Money Do You Need to Buy a House? When you think about what it costs to buy a home, you often consider the down payment and monthly mortgage cost. But while down payment amounts are more flexible than ever, hidden fees are waiting for you around every corner. So: How much do you real...
2019-06-14 20:48

BMW Vision M Next concept may preview next i8 German firm will next week preview an electrified sports car design study that could point towards an i8 replacement BMW has released teaser images of a new sports car concept that will be revealed at a brand presentation next week.  The Vision M Ne...
2019-06-14 21:00

Top 10 best hardcore sports cars 2019 Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren… they all want to have best hardcore sports car. We've tested them all to determine which one takes the accolade Welcome to true-blue petrolhead territory. This is where incredible outright grip and pace, vivid...
2019-06-14 21:00

Dad sentenced to die, but executions rare in South Carolina A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when — or even if — Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure....
2019-06-14 21:00

Tennis: Barty looking forward to fresh start on grass Newly-crowned French Open champion Ashleigh Barty is looking forward to a fresh start as she gets ready to begin her build-up to Wimbledon on Birmingham's grasscourts next week....
2019-06-14 21:00

Russian runner suspended for working with banned coach - AIU Russian runner Artyom Denmukhametov has been provisionally suspended for working with banned coach Vladimir Kazarin, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday....
2019-06-14 21:00

High-tech vertical farming is on the rise – but is it any greener? Online supermarket Ocado is investing £17 million in vertical farming in the UK. The approach uses no pesticides, but it can still have a hefty carbon footprint...
2019-06-14 21:16

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency: statement A World Health Organization (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda, saying that the criteria had not been met....
2019-06-14 21:48

Salesforce's Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
2019-06-14 21:48

U.S. farm state senators unveil bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said on Friday they have introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's opaque biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/...
2019-06-14 21:48

Premature baby found at migrant detention centre in Texas It was a tiny baby, born premature and held in detention instead of where the advocate believes the baby should have been — at a hospital neonatal unit....
2019-06-14 21:48

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
2019-06-14 22:00

| Sponsor cuts ties with London Irish over Jackson signing Drinks giant Diageo has terminated a sponsorship deal with London Irish after the signing of Paddy Jackson, who was acquitted in a rape trial last year....
2019-06-14 22:00

David Coon tries and fails at declaring emergency debate on Glyphosate as N.B. Legislature rises Glyphosate has been classified as a probable carcinogenic by the World Health Organization and the spraying of the herbicide has been banned in neighboring Quebec....
2019-06-14 22:00

Founder of K-pop label YG resigns amid drugs and sex scandals Yang Hyun-suk, founder of South Korea's YG Entertainment which manages top K-pop performers, stepped down on Friday from his duties as chief producer, in the aftermath of drug and sex scandals involving his artists....
2019-06-14 22:32

Elizabeth Warren Just Won the Debate Scheduling. Now, for the Debates Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren caught something of a break at Friday’s random dividing of the Democratic debate schedule, emerging as the strongest candidate on the first of two debates and dodging what’s shaping up to be a Joe Biden...
2019-06-14 22:32

Flag Day: Celebrate America’s red, white and blue The nation observes Flag Day that commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag on this day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.        ...
2019-06-14 22:48

Deal: Samsung's highly-rated AKG N700 wireless headphones are now $50 off If you're in need of new wireless headphones that are not super-expensive, you might want to know that Samsung is currently selling its AKG N700NC at a discounted price. Released in late 2018, the AKG N700NC is one of Samsung's newest pairs of noise-...
2019-06-14 22:48

4 off-the-wall E3 expo games that are 'different' E3's wide variety of games in development includes creations that offer players an alternative from the typical action-adventures and online battles.       ...
2019-06-14 22:48

These noise-canceling headphones are better than Bose—and they're on sale right now The Sony WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones actually outperformed the popular Bose QuietComfort 35 IIs, and they're on sale for their best price yet on Drop.com       ...
2019-06-14 22:48

'Extinction Rebellion' again brings London traffic to standstill Traffic in central London slowed to a halt again Friday, as environmental activists staged another "Extinction Rebellion" aimed at fighting the advances of climate change....
2019-06-14 22:48

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Get Totally Flustered Trying to Answer This Personal Question A bashful Jake Gyllenhaal appeared a little overwhelmed during a game of "Burning Questions" with Ellen DeGeneres. During Friday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the......
2019-06-14 23:16

The official 'Red Dead Redemption 2' soundtrack arrives July 12th Several months after the release of Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar is ready to offer the soundtrack for its Western opus. The official album from Lakeshore Records will reach digital services on July 12th and includes its fair share of star power -...
2019-06-14 23:16

High school grads die after being struck by lightning in park Two high school graduates are dead after reportedly being struck by lightning Thursday in a Pennsylvania park. Brendan McGwon, 18, and Kaitlyn Rosensteel, 18, were fishing at Mammoth Park Lake in Mount Pleasant Township at around 4 p.m when witnesses...
2019-06-14 23:16

Remains of 7-year-old suspected illegal immigrant found in Arizona desert The body of a 7-year-old Indian girl was found in a remote desert area of Arizona on Wednesday — the same day border agents say they were told human smugglers helped five Indian illegal immigrants cross into the U.S. Border Patrol agents with t...
2019-06-14 23:16

Vietnam seizes 7.5 tons of elephant ivory, pangolin scales HANOI, Vietnam — Authorities have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wildlife trafficking cases. The 3.5 tons of ivory and 4 tons of pangolin scales were found Wednesday in barrels when customs officers ...
2019-06-14 23:16

Boy who was slashed in the throat by mom dies while standing in lunch line at school A 6-year-old boy whose throat was slashed by his mother in April collapsed while standing in line for lunch at his Bronx school Friday and died, police and sources said. It was the child’s second day at PS/MS 5 Port Morris, according to a schoo...
2019-06-14 23:16

Watch: England slips by Argentina at Women's World Cup Jodie Taylor's 61st minute score was enough to lift England to a win against Argentina in the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on Friday in Le Havre, France....
2019-06-14 23:16

Where is Alteryx heading in the cloud transformation? Like longtime partner Tableau, Alteryx has enjoyed strong loyalty with its self-service culture. But with cloud giants looming in its backyard and the ambitions of its user base to add machine learning to their resumes, the company is facing generati...
2019-06-14 23:32

How to Emulate a Graphing Calculator on Your Phone or PC I feel like graphing calculators were only really a “thing” for most people during that year or two of high school when you were forced to use one for whatever math class you were taking. It finally felt like you were getting old—teenage-old, that is...
2019-06-15 00:00

Parents Should Learn Common Core Math Like a Kindergartner If you have a kid in school, you’ve probably noticed that their math homework looks different than yours did an undisclosed number of years ago. And you may have moaned about it—“What’s with all the crazy steps? These equations took me seconds to ans...
2019-06-15 00:00

Tensions high as Memphis community tries to return to normal after police shooting A sense of calm is restored in the city of Memphis after a tumultuous clash between police and protesters Wednesday after an officer-involved shooting death of a black man. However tensions are running high between the two sides as investigators look...
2019-06-15 00:16

Migrants complain of poor conditions at US holding centers The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers....
2019-06-15 00:16

Roadside Blast in Niger That Hit Americans Shows Growing Threat, Officials Say The explosives were buried roughly three feet underground and positioned at a key choke point on a road that led to a shooting range frequented by American troops....
2019-06-15 00:32

NYC allocates $250K to help low-income women obtain abortions The city has secured $250,000 to pay for abortion services for low-income women who do not have access to safe and affordable health care, lawmakers said on Friday. The one-time allocation of funds from the City Council will be given to the New York ...
2019-06-15 00:48

Vincent Parco sentenced to 1 to 3 years for secret filming of sex romp Ex-TV gumshoe Vincent Parco landed one to three years behind bars Friday for a blackmail plot involving a secretly recorded threesome. Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Donald Leo admitted at sentencing that he liked the affable private investigator but c...
2019-06-15 00:48

Toyota cars will now turn themselves off if you forget Toyota cars and SUVs with push-button ignitions will now turn themselves off after being parked for a period of time, even if the driver didn't hit the "Engine Off" button....
2019-06-15 00:48

Mnuchin on solid ground in withholding Trump tax returns: Justice Department U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is protected under the law, the Justice Department said in a legal opinion r...
2019-06-15 01:16

David Beckham to attend Sergio Ramos’ wedding of the year – is Cristiano Ronaldo invited? DAVID and Victoria Beckham are set to head the list of VIP stars to attend Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos’s wedding to a stunning Spanish television presenter....
2019-06-15 01:16

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to prevent a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription drugs in television ads....
2019-06-15 01:16

N.C. teen shark attack victim upbeat about future 17-year-old Paige Winter was attacked by a shark off the North Carolina coast earlier this month, losing a leg and part of her hand. Winter says she's going to be the "same old Paigy." (June 14)        ...
2019-06-15 01:32

Distrust between Sudanese parties makes direct talks impossible: U.S. official Outside mediation is needed to defuse Sudan's crisis because the ruling military council and opposition distrust each other too deeply for direct talks following a deadly raid on a protest camp, the top U.S. diplomat for Africa said on Friday....
2019-06-15 01:48

‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s mom thanks Jesus after gangbangers found guilty of murder A Bronx jury on Friday convicted five Trinitario gangbangers of the mistaken identity, machete and knife murder of 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz in a bodega last year. The verdict left the tragic boy’s mother thanking Jesus, and one defi...
2019-06-15 02:16

Braiding a Bond: Serena Williams Shares the Time-Honored Tradition of Braiding With Daughter Olympia It’s been years since we’ve seen Serena or Venus Williams rocking their once-ubiquitous braids and beads; memorably, long before #TeamNatural renewed respect for textured and traditional hairstyles, the Williams sisters were frequently derided for th...
2019-06-15 02:16

Six Coolers to Keep Your Treats Cool While Adventuring Coolers: You can’t leave home without them. Well, you can, but then you’ll be sad because you don’t have any cold drinks or decent food once mealtime rolls around. Coolers are an integral component of any outdoor adventure ranging from camping to flo...
2019-06-15 02:16

Did Iran Attack Ships in the Gulf? What the Evidence Shows. A Times analysis of video released by the U.S. Defense Department indicates that an Iranian patrol boat removed an object from the hull of a stricken tanker in the Gulf of Oman on June 13. The object may have been a limpet mine....
2019-06-15 02:32

1,200 Miles in the 2019 Ford Ranger: What I Learned The 2019 Ford Ranger may technically be new, but it’s actually based on a platform that’s been around since 2011. Yet it’s still a rock-solid offering that makes up for its lack of soul with sheer competence in every area that matters to mid-size tru...
2019-06-15 03:00

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else....
2019-06-15 03:00

Virginia man home again as deportation fight continues ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man whose deportation to Israel was reversed last week is home again. Immigration attorney Patrick Taurel says Abdelhaleem Ashqar was home in Alexandria on Friday following his release from a detention cente...
2019-06-15 03:16

3rd suspected suicide in 9 days for New York City police NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a 29-year-old officer has died after shooting himself in the head, the department’s third suspected suicide in nine days. Police say he was shot around 3:45 p.m. Friday on a Staten Island street. Two off...
2019-06-15 03:16

Rally on: Cards complete comeback vs Mets in suspended game NEW YORK (AP) — Paul DeJong hit an RBI single off Edwin Díaz in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals completed their rally from a night earlier to beat the New York Mets 5-4 Friday. The game Thursday was suspended after 8 1/2 innings, moments...
2019-06-15 03:16

Here’s how Keanu Reeves got his part as Duke Caboom in ‘Toy Story 4’ At one point when Toy Story 4 director Josh Cooley and the producers were in the middle of a blind audio test, going through recordings of Canadian actors reading lines for the next installment of the beloved franchise, they yelled out for the record...
2019-06-15 03:16

Jim Cramer: Put Chewy on the shopping list and buy it on a pullback "Even after today's magnificent run, Chewy isn't all that expensive. The company's got a great growth story and they have legions of loyal customers," Jim Cramer says....
2019-06-15 03:32

Salvini has been 'following' Trump's immigration policies, but he will not separate children Italy's Matteo Salvini tells Christiane Amanpour that he has been "following closely" the US "approach against illegal migration" but added that separating children from their parents is where he would draw the line....
2019-06-15 03:32

Hi-Tech Levitation Devices Used To “Float” Ancient Egyptian Sphinx In 1913, archaeologists working with the Egyptian Antiquities Service, the Egypt Exploration Fund and the British School of Archaeology, excavated an enormous red-granite sphinx representing the divine power of pharaoh Ramses II from the Temple of th...
2019-06-15 03:32

We Went To Bethesda's E3 Booth And Read A Bunch Of Game Titles Tim Rogers checks out Bethesda’s E3 2019 booth. We talk about sequels that don’t use numbers, Elder Scrolls games, and stand in front of a bunch of posters. Check out the whole booth in the video above....
2019-06-15 03:32

Cadence of Hyrule: The Kotaku Review Cadence of Hyrule feels like a french fry dunked into a milkshake. There’s two distinct flavors at play—the deep exploration of a Zelda game with the bouncy pace of a rhythm game—and they mix together into something greater than the initial pitch. In...
2019-06-15 03:32

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state TV said on Saturday....
2019-06-15 03:48

|RamaphosameetsSARBBoardoverdeputygovernorvacancies The meeting, which took place at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Tshwane on Friday, was called to discuss vacancies which have arisen in the executive leadership of the central bank, the presidency said....
2019-06-15 03:48

|FromStateCapturetoTrevorManuellawsuit,theseweretopstoriesthisweek In a week that saw South Africa lose its shine to Ghana as the continent’s top gold producer, a series of evidence from the State Capture inquiry detailed poor governance and malfeasance in state-owned entities...
2019-06-15 03:48

|BnPCapitaltriedtoscoreacancellationfeefromSAAbylying,inquiryhears A transaction advisor to SAA - BnP Capital - tried to score a cancellation fee of R49.9m by making false representations of costs incurred, the state capture inquiry heard....
2019-06-15 03:48

Verizon's fiber network connects NBA arenas for 1080p broadcasts Verizon (Engadget's parent company) plans to connect all NBA arenas to a high-speed fiber network for better HD broadcast support. When the network is up and running in the second half of 2020, the league will be able to broadcast games from eve...
2019-06-15 04:16

'Fall Guys' is a mini-game battle royale with up to 100 jelly-bean dudes Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is what happens when indie developers watch too much reality TV. The new title from Mediatonic takes some of the most ridiculous network game-show obstacles courses, throws in some squishy alien creatures, and puts......
2019-06-15 04:16

Maggots found under bandage at site of Phoenix patient rape PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health officials have launched an investigation after maggots were found under a patient’s bandage at the same health care facility where an incapacitate woman was raped and gave birth in 2018. The Arizona Department of H...
2019-06-15 04:16

Mariners pitcher Hernandez tires, exits early in rehab start OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez pulled himself out of his first minor league rehab start because of fatigue. Hernandez exited Friday after throwing 31 pitches for Triple-A Tacoma. The Mariners said Hernandez came out o...
2019-06-15 04:16

Pay Me What You Owe Me: DC to Trump on $7,000,000 Unpaid Inauguration Bill Ahead of Planned July 4th Bash Donald Trump is planning what he almost assuredly believes will be a huuuge Fourth of July rally speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C....
2019-06-15 04:48

BMW Released Some Totally Rad Abstract Art and Said It's a Car BMW released the above image and three others as a way of teasing the buying public about a possible i8 replacement coming in the next couple of years. They’re calling the thing BMW Vision M NEXT as a performance foil to the BMW Vision iNEXT, and con...
2019-06-15 04:48

Richard E. Grant to mentor a young drag queen in Fox's Everybody’s Talking About Jamie He didn’t win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Can You Ever Forgive Me?, but he did get to meet Barbra Streisand, so it’s safe to say the Richard E. Grant renaissance continues apace. Grant appeared in Vanity Fair’s series of first-look photos fro...
2019-06-15 04:48

The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the Sundance hit from director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails, is a poignant tale of a young black man searching for belonging in a rapidly gentrifying San Francisco. We recently sat down with Talbot and Fails (...
2019-06-15 04:48

Dean Cain, Kristy Swanson reinvigorate American theater with MAGA play about Peter Strzok, Lisa Page Last year, we learned that FBI agent Peter Strzok was removed from the Mueller investigation (and subsequently fired) for exchanging anti-Trump texts with Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer with whom he was having an affair. For those with brains still safely ...
2019-06-15 04:48

'You sound just like your dad’: Giants WR Sterling Shepard hopes to honor late father's legacy Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard opens up on fatherhood, his football legacy and fighting all his life to protect those closest to him.       ...
2019-06-15 05:16

City of dissent: How Hong Kong has a long and proud tradition of protesting From the Leftist riots of the 1960s to an uprising that fought a "brainwashing" National Education system, Hongkongers have always protested. But has the government stopped caring?...
2019-06-15 05:16

Watch: Chicago man, 94, gets diploma 76 years after leaving school A 94-year-old Chicago man who missed his high school graduation due to World War II walked across the stage at his old school to accept his diploma 76 years later....
2019-06-15 05:32

Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods paint a sharp contrast in second round of U.S. Open The four-time major champion is in his prime and a threat to the leaders; the 15-time major winner is frustrated after a late slip has him in the middle of the pack at Pebble Beach....
2019-06-15 06:16

Gray, Sparks used big third quarter to beat Mercury 85-68 PHOENIX (AP) — Chelsea Gray had 21 points and a season-high nine assists, Nneka Ogwumike scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half and the Los Angeles Sparks pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-68 on Friday night. Chin...
2019-06-15 06:48

The Latest: Hong Kong leadership meets as protests loom HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s chief executive has met with her Executive Council as pressure mounts for her to delay or withdraw an unpopular extradition ...
2019-06-15 06:48

Attack On Oil Tankers Has Iran "Written All Over It", Says Trump US President Donald Trump declared Friday that a mysterious attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman had Iran "written all over it," rejecting Tehran's denial that it had any involvement....
2019-06-15 07:16

England Under-21s’ Lloyd Kelly: ‘My most recent foster carer will be in Italy’ The defender who has joined Bournemouth from Bristol City for £13m and is off to the age-group European Championship this month was fostered, with his siblings, from the age of sixLloyd Kelly’s summer started with a bang and he is determined for it t...
2019-06-15 08:16

What Would a Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Look Like? Here’s a Sneak Peek When he “delayed” replacing Donald Trump fave and slave owner President Andrew Jackson’s face on the $20 bill with that of freedom fighter Harriet Tubman, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin swore before Congress that “technical” issues concerning new s...
2019-06-15 08:16

Cardinals knock off Mets in 10 in suspended game Paul DeJong delivered a tie-breaking RBI single in the top of the 10th inning Friday afternoon as the St. Louis Cardinals finished off a two-day comeback and beat the host New York Mets 5-4 in the completion of a game suspended by rain Thursday night...
2019-06-15 08:32

Golf: Hidden rake surprises Spieth at U.S. Open Jordan Spieth recovered from a surprise encounter with a rake to stay on the edge of contention, six strokes behind clubhouse leader Justin Rose after his second round at the U.S. Open on Friday....
2019-06-15 08:32

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t plan to keep a U.N.-backed agency targeting the corruption that facilitated violence driving Guatemalans...
2019-06-15 09:00

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country's cultural heritage and the government's ability to protect them....
2019-06-15 09:16

China denies Philippines' allegations of 'hit and run' in South China Sea China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure builds on President Rodrigo Duterte to take a tougher line....
2019-06-15 09:16

DOJ backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. The House Ways and Means Committee subpoe...
2019-06-15 09:32

Sean Spicer: Press blaming Sarah Sanders for their reduction in airtime Outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is getting undue criticism because a reduction in daily briefings doesn't give TV reporters more personal airtime, Sean Spicer claimed Friday....
2019-06-15 10:16

Trump’s plan to repaint Air Force One has some Democrats fuming President Trump’s plan to give Air Force One a bolder, more updated, “more American” look has some Democrats angrier than a traveler who just missed a flight....
2019-06-15 10:16

Juan Williams and Jesse Watters debate Trump 'backpedalling' Fox News' Jesse Watters and Juan Williams picked up where they left off Friday once again debating the president's comments that he would be willing to listen to a foreign government if they had information on a political rival....
2019-06-15 10:16

Special Weather Statement issued June 15 at 4:23AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY As an area of low pressure moves into the Ohio Valley today, surface winds will increase from the south to southwest. Expect gusts over 30 mph today and this evening. This could affect high- profile vehicles especially on west-to-east-oriented roadwa...
2019-06-15 10:32

When it comes to majors, golfers who quit fade on Saturdays PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The art of hanging around in major championships often leads to victory. I can’t count the amount of times in the 100-plus major championships I’ve covered for The Post when a player whose name I never spoke to or wrote about d...
2019-06-15 11:32

Knicks’ path to Kawhi Leonard could hinge on ‘Uncle Dennis’ OAKLAND, Calif. — One of the Knicks’ hopes for their participation in Kawhi Leonard’s free agency sweepstakes is “Uncle Dennis.’’ Dennis Robertson, who hails from South Orange, N.J., is Leonard’s chief business strategist. His presence in the life of...
2019-06-15 11:32

China denies hit and run as pressure builds on Duterte to speak up China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure builds on President Rodrigo Duterte to take a tougher line....
2019-06-15 11:48

The games were the star of E3, but gaming PCs were center stage Yes, smartphone gaming is growing rapidly, but for people who want the best possible visuals and the most compelling action, PCs are still the go-to.       ...
2019-06-15 13:16

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferred to mainland China....
2019-06-15 13:16

Man tried to climb White House fence, assaulted police officer, authorities say A suspect was stopped by Secret Service agents Friday night as he allegedly tried to climb over a White House security barrier, according to reports. ...
2019-06-15 13:32

Mom uses GPS to locate daughter, 17, trapped under car 25 feet down mountainside A North Carolina mom used a phone tracking app to find her missing teenage daughter who had been pinned underneath her car for more than seven hours after careening 25 feet down the side of a mountain....
2019-06-15 13:32

Sheriff’s deputy in Fort Worth, Texas, dies after found with ‘significant’ head injuries A sheriff’s deputy with 19 years on the job died Friday night after being found with “significant injuries to his head” following a shooting in Fort Worth, Texas, according to reports....
2019-06-15 13:32

Indonesia Returns Five Containers Of Waste To US Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste....
2019-06-15 13:48

Gary Woodland surges to 36-hole lead at US Open Gary Woodland posted a bogey-free, 6-under-par 65 in Friday's second round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach and will sleep on a two-shot lead.       ...
2019-06-15 14:00

Hackers behind dangerous oil and gas intrusions are probing US power grids Enlarge / Power Lines in Page, Arizona (credit: IIP Photo Archive) In a new troubling escalation, hackers behind at least two potentially fatal intrusions on industrial facilities have expanded their activities to probing dozens of power grids in t...
2019-06-15 14:16

Italian director Franco Zeffirelli dies at age 96 Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for operas, films and television, has died in Rome at the age of 96. Zeffirelli’s son Luciano said his father died at home at noon on Saturday...
2019-06-15 14:16

All eyes on Fed as stock market pines for rate cut The Federal Open Market Committee meeting next week is shaping up as a pivotal one for Wall Street, with stocks primed for a selloff should the Fed fail to take an even more dovish tilt after policymakers raised expectations for a rate cut in recent ...
2019-06-15 14:48

Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile, Sprint assets - sources Private equity group Apollo Global Management is in talks with satellite TV provider Dish Network to finance a bid for wireless assets that will be divested in the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint Corp, according to two people familiar wit...
2019-06-15 14:48

Mexico ready to retaliate if U.S. imposes tariffs: minister Mexico will be ready to retaliate in kind if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Friday....
2019-06-15 14:48

Airbus urges UTC not to be distracted by Raytheon deal Airbus said on Friday it had urged United Technologies to "keep its eye on the ball" in its role as a commercial aerospace supplier as it moves toward a planned merger with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon....
2019-06-15 14:48

| Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, including 26 pro-regime forces: monitor At least 35 combattants including 26 pro-regime forces were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said....
2019-06-15 15:01

| WATCH: Study finds shrinking moon may be causing powerful quakes Newly-published research has found evidence that the moon is shrinking and may still be tectonically active.In a new study published in Nature Geoscience, researchers analyzed data from seismometers placed on the moon during the Apollo missions....
2019-06-15 15:01

Opinion: A Persian Gulf war can have no winners After the attacks on two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, the US is blaming Iran. How credible is the accusation, asks DW's Rainer Sollich, and could there be other powers at play?...
2019-06-15 15:01

Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt sign young striker With the season over, the summer transfer window is open! The Eagles have turned to young Serbian talent yet again after the big-money sale of Luka Jovic. Keep up to date with all the major Bundesliga transfers here....
2019-06-15 15:01

BMW Teases The Vision M Next We wait for BMW to give us more information on the Vision M Next, but from what we can predict, the Vision M Concept will either be an electrified car or one with a hybrid powertrain, all of which......
2019-06-15 16:16

Yankees haven’t been burned by prospects they chose to trade CHICAGO — Over here on the home side of Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever), Rick Hahn voiced optimism about Blake Rutherford. “He came in with a goal of wanting to hit for more power this year and unfortunately got off to a slower start...
2019-06-15 16:32

The home-edge angle disproven in Stanley Cup, NBA Finals Home sour home. If there’s one helpful angle for sports bettors that jumped out from the NHL and NBA championship series, which both ended this week, it’s that teams playing at home may not be getting as big a boost as the market believes. Wednesday ...
2019-06-15 17:16

Euro Papers: Six-way battle for Coutinho after Copa masterclass "Philippe Coutinho put himself in the shop window with two goals in Brazil\u0027s 3-0 win over Bolivia at the Copa America as PSG, Manchester City and Chelsea lead a six-way battle to land the Barca playmaker."...
2019-06-15 17:16

Drake name drops NBA stars in latest new single Anyone who even casually followed the NBA Finals saw Drake was very much in his feelings about his beloved, hometown Toronto Raptors. After trolling some Golden State Warriors players — including Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green — on Ins...
2019-06-15 17:48

Keanu, comebacks and a new console: the 10 biggest stories of E3 2019 Keanu Reeves lent Hollywood glamour to Cyberpunk 2077, Final Fantasy VII wowed everyone and Microsoft revealed (limited) details about Xbox One successor Project ScarlettNext to some of the games console announcements of E3s past – such as Sony’s $59...
2019-06-15 18:16

Report: Hundreds of Police Officers Belong to Racist Facebook Groups Investigative journalists have discovered hundreds of law enforcement officers around the country who are active in members-only Facebook groups that are based on racism, hate and ... well, it would be nice to add a third thing here, but that’s about...
2019-06-15 18:48

Trump administration owes D.C. government $7 million for inauguration: Washington Post The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday, raising questions about who will foot the bill for the ...
2019-06-15 19:32

Ancient tower collapses in Afghanistan, other cultural sites remain at risk GHAZNI, Afghanistan – An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country’s cultural heritage and the government’s abi...
2019-06-15 19:32

Audubon intervenes to protect ocean monument for puffins PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The National Audubon Society is getting involved in a lawsuit over the future of a national monument located in the ocean off New England because of the area’s importance to birds. Fishing groups sued in federal court aga...
2019-06-15 19:48

Swimmer missing from race down New York’s Hudson River NEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for a swimmer who went missing during a race down New York’s Hudson River. Authorities say the swimmer was reported missing just after 3 p.m. Friday near the George Washington Bridge. The New York City Polic...
2019-06-15 19:48

8 killed, at least 16 wounded as explosions rock Somalia’s capital MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — 8 killed, at least 16 wounded as explosions rock Somalia’s capital. The post 8 killed, at least 16 wounded as explosions rock Somalia’s capital appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-15 19:48

Peru begins requesting passports and visas from Venezuelans AGUAS VERDES, Peru (AP) — Riot police are guarding Peru’s northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country. The new requirements took effect Saturday as an influx of Venezue...
2019-06-15 19:48

Lexington Police Arrest Dozens In 3-Day Shoplifting Sweep LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police said they recovered thousands of dollars in merchandise and arrested dozens of suspects in a recent targeted shoplifting operation. According to department spokeswoman Brenna Angel, police conducted a ...
2019-06-15 19:48

Report: Louisville Police Arrest Ex-NBA Player Grundy In Fatal Hit-Run Anthony Grundy LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WLWT) —Louisville police have arrested a former NBA player in connection with a fatal hit-and-run after he turned himself in. WLWT reports that police say 40-year-old Anthony Grundy struck a woman June 7 as she tried t...
2019-06-15 19:48

India v Pakistan: Mickey Arthur tells his players they can be heroes • Pakistan coach Arthur plays up his side’s unpredictability• Virat Kohli focuses on India’s strengthsThe Pakistan coach, Mickey Arthur, has promised his young side they will go down in history if they can “produce the perfect game” and beat India fo...
2019-06-15 19:48

|RothschildsarethenewGuptas,SAAunionscharge The fiery joint statement by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and the South African Cabin Crew Association was released on Friday morning, after the two unions met with the board of SAA on Thursday....
2019-06-15 20:16

|InstagramcomparesTamarynGreentoMissUniversePhilippinescallingthemlookalikes Newly crowned Miss Universe Philippines, Gazini Ganados, has been compared to Miss South Africa 2018, Tamaryn Green, with people pointing out their similar facial features....
2019-06-15 20:48

Motor racing: Dominant Toyota running one-two at Le Mans Defending champions and overwhelming favorites Toyota were running first and second after an untroubled opening three hours of the 24 Hours of Le Mans sportscar race on Saturday....
2019-06-15 21:16

Miedema double helps Netherlands to beat Cameroon to seal last-16 spot Vivianne Miedema scored twice to become Netherlands' all-time leading goalscorer as the European champions beat Cameroon 3-1 on Saturday to reach the last 16 at the women's World Cup....
2019-06-15 21:16

Anti-graft crusader sworn in as Slovakia's first female president Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as Slovakia's first female president on Saturday, vowing to fight impunity and champion justice in a country shaken by a journalist's murder last year....
2019-06-15 21:16

Deal: Samsung Gear Sport gets a massive discount on Amazon The Samsung Gear smartwatches are selling like hot cakes when they're on sale in the US, perhaps because the discounts are so massive that it makes buying these wearable devices a duty rather than a caprice.If you happen to be in the market for a sma...
2019-06-15 21:32

3 firefighters injured after battling Marble Hill blaze Three firefighters were hurt early Saturday in a fire in Marble Hill, FDNY officials said. The blaze broke out shortly after 1:30 a.m. on the first floor of a three-story home on West 227th Street between Van Corlear Place and Adrian Avenue, bringing...
2019-06-15 22:00

Upstate New York judge suffers fatal heart attack in court An upstate New York judge died after having a heart attack on the bench. Putman County Court Judge James Reitz, 57, was in his courtroom Friday morning when he was stricken. Court officers performed CPR and used a defibrillator to try to resuscitate ...
2019-06-15 22:00

John Fury – ‘Give Dillian Whyte his shot!’ 'The WBC just want to drum up a bit of extra money at the expense of Dillian Whyte' says John Fury The post John Fury – ‘Give Dillian Whyte his shot!’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-15 22:00

The US planted offensive malware in Russia's power grid The US appears to be acting on its promise to aggressively respond to cyberwarfare threats. New York Times sources say Cyber Command has planted offensive malware in Russia's electrical grid, not just reconnaissance as has been the case since "...
2019-06-15 22:32