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Comedy Central's Corporate wants to help you recycle your old, outdated DVDs

Yesterday, we learned that acerbic office satire Corporate will be escorted from the Comedy Central premises, cardboard box in hand, following its upcoming third season. Today, the...

Comedy Central's Corporate wants to help you recycle your old, outdated DVDs

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Comedy Central renews Corporate for a third and final season Comedy Central’s Corporate is sort of like if The Office were a nightmare, but unlike The Office, the show won’t be overstaying its welcome for so long that it loops back around and becomes good again. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Comedy Cent...
2019-06-11 07:16

Can I Recycle My Old, Dusty Inhalers? If you’re an asthma sufferer, you might have a stash of used inhalers lying around . You might also be unclear on how exactly to dispose of them—they contain medicine after all and are usually considered hazardous waste when thrown into landfills....
2019-05-30 20:16

Many SMBs are running outdated operating systems Cybercriminals are stepping up their efforts when it comes to targeting SMBs according to new research from Alert Logic.In its new Critical Watch Report: SMB Threatscape 2019, the firm revealed that there has been a steady increase in attacks as well...
2019-07-05 12:16

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardian report ....
2019-06-18 20:48

Latest HTC leak points towards outdated design on next phone The HTC U11+An unannounced HTC smartphone has been making appearances all over the web these past few months, and now the device has been certified in the brand’s home country of Taiwan. Typically, these filings don’t reveal much, but this isn’t the ...
2019-05-21 17:16

Helping Women Overcome Society’s Outdated Messages on Money Financial lessons take root at an early age. Girls are usually taught to budget and be careful with money, while boys are taught to be more aggressive....
2019-06-17 07:16

Crisp packets made of a new material could be much easier to recycle Crisp packets are currently hard to recycle, but a new material made of extremely thin sheets of plastic could make them more environmentally friendly...
2019-06-11 17:48

'Outdated and expensive': San Francisco to close juvenile hall in pioneering move System violates ‘modern understanding of youth brain’, says official as lawmakers make near-unanimous decisionSan Francisco is set to become the first major city in the US to shut down its juvenile detention center, after lawmakers voted to close the...
2019-06-06 19:00

Americans Love Their Trash and Hate to Recycle, Report Finds The world has a trash problem, and a new report out Tuesday reminds us just how much Americans contribute. Turns out that while we create the most waste in the world, we’re one of the worst countries at recycling it.Read more......
2019-07-04 05:16

Recycle Those Takeout Boxes and Upgrade To These Food Containers Like A Real Adult Perhaps just as pervasive as the famed junk drawer, or the stash of plastic bags under the sink we’d feel guilty just throwing away, everyone has that one chaotic shelf or cabinet where they keep their food storage containers....
2019-06-04 08:16

The 7 Funny People Reshaping Comedy Right Now Jaboukie Young-White, the "It's a Guy Thing" crew, Zach Fox, Saturday Night Live’s freshest voice, and more headline a whole new class of joke-makers....
2019-06-03 14:16

The romantic comedy Plus One is worth the RSVP The recent Netflix romantic comedy boom has emboldened both filmmakers and fans to embrace oft-disparaged elements of this oft-disrespected genre: the formulas, the heightened reality, the supposed frivolousness. While it’s neat to see a genre reclai...
2019-06-11 07:16

Is Facebook really the corporate monster everyone wants it to be? The ethics of Facebook, as a corporation, have come into question lately. Though criticisms of the platform have stretched back to its inception, the incident that inspired the most recent waves of ire seems to be the Cambridge Analytica data scandal...
2019-06-28 19:16

The Myth of Corporate Allyship Last month, we saw a bunch of companies from Hollywood, the perceived heart of liberal culture, vacillate on whether to stop filming in Georgia after the state passed an extremely restrictive abortion law. Now, we have the familiar sight of corporati...
2019-06-17 21:16

Howie Mandel: Don’t bring the kids to my comedy act Howie Mandel is thrilled people love watching his TV shows with their families, but warned his standup comedy shows, which are full of profanity and sex jokes, aren't for kids....
2019-06-08 09:16

Dad’s Casual ‘Conversation’ With Infant Son Is Comedy Gold It’s a scene that plays out in living rooms around the world on a nightly basis. A parent is relaxing, watching TV while a toddler chills out nearby. In this version, though, when the dad jokingly asks his 18-month old son about the show, the t...
2019-06-06 19:00

American Pie at 20: why the raucous comedy could never be made today The 1999 hit that spawned a franchise had moments of sweetness amid the filth, but it also possessed little interest in how women feel about sexAmerican Pie could never be made today.Just the premise of high school boys vowing, by hook or by crook, t...
2019-07-09 10:32

Comedy is David Feherty’s ‘self-defense’ from his demons It was the first Monday of April — fittingly the day after April Fool’s — and David Feherty was on a stage at a small theater in North Jersey doing what he does best: making people laugh and masking the pain from the laundry list of inner turmoil he ...
2019-07-15 08:00

Always Be My Maybe review – another middling Netflix romantic comedy Ali Wong and Randall Park can’t spin quite enough charm from a flat-looking regurgitation of a formula we know all too well Our collective thirst for the release of a genuinely great romantic comedy has led to us looking back as well as forward, rewa...
2019-05-31 08:16

Apple may be working with the BBC on a comedy-drama series Apple has been snapping up big-name talents left, right and center as it gears up for the launch of Apple TV+. The likes of Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Octavia Spencer, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell and Kumail Nanjiani are makin...
2019-07-13 00:48

Midsommar and Hereditary's Ari Aster says he's ready to do a comedy now, please As we noted in our review, Ari Aster’s second gut-churning exercise in horror film-making, Midsommar, is also a surprisingly funny movie, blending its visceral shocks with a steady dose of culture clash comedy. Now Aster—whose 2018 debut Hereditary w...
2019-07-12 06:32

Corporate innovation isn’t dead, it just needs an outside perspective In-house innovation labs have gotten a bad rap as of late. Whether their primary area of focus is retail, consumer packaged goods, or technology, labs across the board have been hit with criticism of being too siloed, too insular, too slow to adapt, ...
2019-06-10 17:00

CBOE Unveils New Corporate Branding CHICAGO, IL - January 8, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has unveiled a new branding initiative, which has been introduced company-wide, including across social media platforms, marketing and communications materials and its website....
2019-05-22 03:01

Asia: Three decades of corporate achievement Asiamoney has recognized the most impressive companies across Asia-Pacific for the last three decades, publishing the Best Managed Companies Awards, the Corporate Governance Poll and Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll. For our anniversary edition, we ...
2019-06-28 12:48

FX: Corporate hedging goes forwards – and backwards While all the conditions for increased corporate enthusiasm for foreign exchange hedging appear to be in place, uneven demand suggests lack of consensus on how best to manage currency volatility....
2019-05-21 15:32

Goodbye to The Good Place: TV's best comedy will end on a heavenly high The inspired sitcom about life after death will meet its maker after its fourth season. But unlike some shows, it has chosen the right time to fall on its forkStop all the clocks, cut off the fro-yo machine: The Good Place, the smart but silly sitcom...
2019-06-10 17:32

7 Recent Netflix Comedy Specials That Are Worth Your Time For many comedians, a Netflix special has supplanted the traditional late-night talk show set as the big ticket to success. Here’s our pick of their best recent efforts....
2019-05-22 00:32

Darren Criss Returns With New Musical Comedy Royalties Darren Criss is following up his award-winning turn in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story with a musical. The Emmy winner will executive produce, star in and write songs for......
2019-07-11 05:16

Alec Baldwin is getting roasted this summer on Comedy Central Alec Baldwin will prove yet again he can take a punch, this time around at least the verbal kind, when he sits for a Comedy Central roast this summer....
2019-06-05 21:32

Mindy Kaling’s new ‘Late Night’ comedy sneaks up on you Mindy’s new project is her best so far. That’s Mindy Kaling, the actress known for her work on “The Office,” “Oceans 8” and “The Mindy Project.” Her first feature film as both a writer and lead actress, “Late Night,” joins the ranks of fictiona...
2019-06-07 00:16

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ is more teen comedy than action movie Audiences love a good European road trip. Remember when Clark Griswold and family yukked around the continent in “European Vacation”? Or how the song “Scotty Doesn’t Know” incited a “EuroTrip”? Well, now we’ve got “National Lampoon’s Spider-Man.” Act...
2019-06-27 18:48

‘Gosh!’ Cult comedy ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ turns 15 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The cult comedy Napoleon Dynamite turns 15 years old this month, a milestone for a movie that became an early breakaway hit in today’s era of pop-culture geek celebration. The movie that created the “Vote for Pedro&#...
2019-06-15 19:48

On Comedy: Wanda Sykes: If Only You Knew Her Stand-Up Work Better The comedian may be best known for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “black-ish,” but it’s her specials that make her an elite performer. More people should watch....
2019-05-21 20:00

U.S. Corporate Cash Piles Drop to Three-Year Low The 2017 U.S. tax overhaul prompted a strategic shift in corporate capital allocation, spurring more companies to increase spending and repatriate foreign cash holdings....
2019-06-10 21:16

Citibank Corporate Office Evacuated Following Threat FLORENCE, Ky. (WLWT) — A Citibank Corporate office in northern Kentucky was evacuated due to a threat Monday, according to WLWT. Police are investigating after the office in Florence received a call around 9 a.m. for a threat made toward the Citibank...
2019-06-10 16:32

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
2019-05-27 16:48

Corporate Earnings and Stock Prices: Is There Really a Correlation? It seems to make sense that rising corporate earnings would equate to rising stock prices, and vice versa. But, the stock market is not governed by logic. With earnings season in full swing, it's a good time to examine the widespread belief that earn...
2019-05-21 15:48

This Late-Night Comedy Duo Created Two of the Summer’s Funniest New Shows Even if you don’t know Bashir Salahuddin or Diallo Riddle by name, the likelihood that these college friends turned writing partners have made you laugh is extremely high. As Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writers, they scripted viral “Slow...
2019-07-18 14:48

Stuber review – Uber-set action-comedy gets stuck in first gear Incapacitated cop Dave Bautista forces timid Kumail Nanjiani to help him take down the bad guys in this lame LA-set caperStuber is a buddy action-comedy in which Kumail Nanjiani plays a sporting-goods store worker and part-time Uber driver called Stu...
2019-07-11 10:00

Review: Late Night Is a Pitch-Perfect Workplace Comedy Comedy, the genre that’s easiest to underestimate, can be a tunnel into practically everything. We may make distinctions between dumb comedies and smart comedies, but the best ones prick the skin at least a little, injecting an energy rush that...
2019-06-08 02:16

Divorce doesn’t seem to get any easier in the latest trailer for the HBO comedy's third season Divorce season two wrapped up in a fairly final way last year, with Sarah Jessica Parker’s Frances all alone as her kids embark a trip to Europe with their dad, Robert (Thomas Haden Church), and new girlfriend Jackie (Becki Newton). Sure, Diane (Moll...
2019-06-13 01:01

'Shaft' doesn't bring enough firepower to action-comedy revival A private eye who's "a sex machine to all the chicks," as the song went back in 1971, isn't exactly tailor-made to 2019. The new "Shaft" plays with that tension but yields mixed results, in an action comedy that's neither consistently funny nor espec...
2019-06-13 20:16

This Manhattan comedy club’s mouth-watering menu is no joke The Stand, which showcases top comedians like Kevin Hart, Bill Burr and Sarah Silverman, has tapped executive chef Harold Villarosa to take its food to what some might call a laughably lofty level....
2019-07-15 06:16

Aziz Ansari moves forward, but Right Now is a step backward for his comedy As befits the title of his latest stand-up special, Aziz Ansari concerns himself with the present in Aziz Ansari Right Now, addressing how he’s navigating the world following an accusation of sexual misconduct in January 2018 as well as looking at ho...
2019-07-10 01:48

Kind Hearts and Coronets: on the set of the brilliant Ealing comedy – in pictures Released in 1949, Kind Hearts and Coronets remains one of the all time classics of British cinema. As a 4k restoration is released for its 70th anniversary, we see actors Dennis Price, Alec Guinness and Joan Greenwood and director Robert Hamer at wor...
2019-06-06 11:16

Ditch the flip-flops and comedy shirts: summer fashion for men Many British men struggle with what to wear come the summer. Here’s how to look cool during the hottest monthsIt’s easy to remember the heatwave of last summer through rose-tinted goggles: Soleros for lunch, long nights splayed out in parks and endle...
2019-05-29 18:01

Ctrl Alt Delete: the pro-choice comedy that's the bravest TV show in America They have been called ‘worse than Nazis’ for their abortion-clinic comedy. But for Roni Geva and Margaret Katch, the hate pales beside the outpouring of gratitudeThe makers of Ctrl Alt Delete like to say it’s a typical workplace comedy. “But not your...
2019-05-30 16:16

Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year....
2019-05-25 21:16

Dead To Me renewed for more black comedy plot twists in season 2 The Netflix series Dead To Me, which dropped about a month ago, saw the welcome return of Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini to the small screen, as two grieving women who strike up a friendship in a support group. The chemistry between the two...
2019-06-04 20:48

Amy Schumer Returns to the Comedy Stage Just 2 Weeks After Giving Birth Amy Schumer is back! The 37-year-old returned to the stage on Monday night as she performed a set at the famous Comedy Cellar in New York City. Schumer posted a photo on Instagram from......
2019-05-21 14:48

Sex, money and idiots in power: Restoration comedy's endless appeal These late 17th-century plays – with their sea of unfamiliar words – can be daunting for actors. But this disillusioned world speaks to our own age of uncertainty ‘It’s the most terrified I’ve ever been on stage,” Justine Mitchell says flatly. The Ir...
2019-05-21 14:31

Astrologaster review – comedy quack stalks the streets of Shakespeare iPad, iPhone, Mac, PC; Nyamnyam You play an Elizabethan astrologer-physician treating a bunch of hilarious hypochondriacs in this well put together gameIt’s the late 16th century, in the aftermath of aplague outbreak, and you’re a Londoner troubled b...
2019-05-21 16:16

France Moves Toward U.S. Model By Endorsing Corporate-Led Investigations Guidance explaining how internal investigations can help companies secure negotiated settlements to resolve allegations of certain financial crimes signals a significant shift in the country’s approach to corporate crime....
2019-07-03 16:00

Biden wants to raise the corporate tax rate back to Obama era Joe Biden said that, if elected president, he would raise the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 28 percent — the same rate backed by the Obama administration. “That would raise billions of dollars,” the Democratic front-runner said in a CNN inter...
2019-07-06 00:32

Tesla Shareholders Reject Corporate-Governance Measures Tesla Inc. failed to pass corporate governance changes at the electric-car maker that its directors had proposed to give stockholders a greater voice in company matters....
2019-06-12 04:48

China is not the source of our economic problems -- corporate greed is China is not an enemy. It is a nation trying to raise its living standards through education, international trade, infrastructure investment, and improved technologies. In short, it is doing what any country should do when confronted with the histori...
2019-05-27 12:32

Hackers could read non-corporate Outlook.com, Hotmail for six months Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) Late on Friday, some users of Outlook.com/Hotmail/MSN Mail received an email from Microsoft stating that an unauthorized third party had gained limited access to their accounts and was able to read, among oth...
2019-05-22 02:16

Anand Mahindra To Ban Plastic Bottles From Corporate Boardrooms Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Tuesday said he would ban plastic bottles from corporate boardrooms, after a Twitter user pointed them out in a photo of a meeting shared by him....
2019-07-17 02:48

Netflix renews bite-sized sketch comedy show ‘I Think You Should Leave’ The show that took the fun out of Instagram captions and charades is getting a second run. Netflix has renewed I Think You Should Leave -- the popular sketch comedy series starring Saturday Night Live alum Tim Robinson -- for a second season. Fans ca...
2019-06-20 01:32

Jimmy Kimmel on Trump's re-election campaign: a '2020 comedy tour' Late night hosts focused on news surrounding Trump, including that of his re-election campaigning and the Middle EastLate-night hosts focused on the launch of Trump’s re-election campaign and the brewing tensions in the Middle East. Continue reading....
2019-06-20 20:48

Hilarious, heartfelt, and horny, Booksmart redefines the teen comedy for Generation Z It seems that we are living in a golden age of female-led coming-of-age comedies. Lady Bird and The Edge Of Seventeen announced their directors as filmmakers to watch, while Blockers put the lie to the idea that it’s impossible to be both sensitive ...
2019-05-22 21:16

Flawed, foul-mouthed and funny: how cerebral palsy became TV comedy gold From the riotous office humour of Jerk to the satirical genius of Special, TV is finally embracing characters with cerebral palsy. We ask the stars of this new wave: is this a watershed moment?‘It took years to convince someone to make this show,” sa...
2019-05-24 21:32

Director Ari Aster and Jack Reynor kind of see Midsommar as a dark comedy After he terrorized us in the dark with his debut feature, director Ari Aster is back with his follow-up, Midsommar, “a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.” Ahead of its release on Wednesday, we sat d...
2019-07-02 19:32

'Peep Show with female losers? Bring it on!' – Sam Bain on why comedy needs diversity When he moved to Hollywood, the writer made a decision to think his way into the minds of characters who weren’t white and maleI’m in a huge, fake cavern in a huge, empty warehouse in the huge, boiling New Mexico desert. I’m part of a film crew shoot...
2019-05-25 18:01

Green Book's Peter Farrelly is making a "suicide comedy" for Quibi, so that'll be fun Peter Farrelly’s Oscar-winning Green Book was a thoughtful and powerful exploration of race in America, telling the story of a legendary Black musician traveling through the South from the extremely unique and valuable perspective of an Italian man w...
2019-07-10 01:48

Julie Sweet to Run Accenture, Adding a Woman to the Ranks of Corporate C.E.O.s Her appointment raises the number of women at the helm of the most valuable U.S. public companies to 27, but that is just slightly more than 5 percent of those firms....
2019-07-12 01:16

World Pride parade preempted by anti-corporate dissidents The world's marquee gay pride parade was preempted by thousands of anti-corporate dissidents who staged their own protest on Sunday, rejecting a uniformed police presence and commercial sponsorship while also demanding LGBTQ equality....
2019-06-30 21:48

LinkedIn Legends: making the corporate world better – one humblebrag at a time The business networking site has grown to 610 million members, but now a Twitter feed is calling out some of its most shameless self-promotersName: LinkedIn Legends.Occupation: Imagineers. Continue reading......
2019-07-10 22:48

Corporate America gets on the Pride parade, and it's appreciated, but also complicated A growing number of companies have launched LGBTQ-themed ads and products to celebrate Pride month to both gratitude and skepticism.       ...
2019-06-29 08:32

Elliott outspends rivals as corporate activism turns to Germany Elliott Management Corp has invested more than rivals in its push for corporate change so far this year and there has been an increasing focus among activist investors on German companies....
2019-07-10 13:48

Corporate activist Elliott outspending rivals: Lazard data Elliott Management Corp, Paul Singer's $35 billion hedge fund, has outspent all rivals in pushing for corporate changes like spin-offs, mergers, and management overhauls this year....
2019-07-10 08:48

Nissan, Renault Near Deal to Resolve Corporate Governance Dispute Nissan and Renault are moving closer to resolving a standoff over corporate governance at the Japanese car maker, nearing a compromise that could help ease one point of contention between the two alliance partners....
2019-06-19 16:32

In an era of big corporate deals, CNBC's Top States for Business reveals who has an edge CNBC will release its America's Top States for Business 2019 survey in July. This year's competitive landscape is especially tricky, thanks to issues like a trade war, labor shortages and aging infrastructure....
2019-06-10 18:48

Donating to Trump might be a tough call for Corporate America in 2020 Trump's disruptive trade confrontations have sent shockwaves through the business world, while, insiders say, companies may wonder whether associating with the president could alienate employees and customers....
2019-06-18 13:00

Exams For Company Directors In PM Modi's Corporate Clean-Up Plan Narendra Modi, who recently won a second term as India's prime minister, is looking to overhaul the nation's corporate governance system that allowed a string of frauds to mar his first stint in......
2019-06-12 08:48

German official: We'll push for minimum corporate taxation at G20 meeting The German government will use the G20 finance ministers' meeting in Japan this weekend to make the case for a German-French proposal to introduce a minimum level of corporate taxation globally, a German official said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 12:49

Amazon orders comedy series from ‘Girls Trip’ writer Tracy Oliver Amazon has ordered ten episodes of a comedy series about the lives of four black women in New York City from Tracy Oliver, reported Deadline. Oliver, who is best known for her work in Girls Trip, Awkward Black Girl and teen drama The Sun is Also a St...
2019-07-09 14:48

Stuber review: The world’s worst Uber ride becomes pure popcorn comedy At this year's RTX Austin conference (Rooster Teeth's big animation con), attendees were treated to a surprise film screening. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] ...
2019-07-12 15:32

John Early and Kate Berlant’s new comedy video is scarier than most horror movies Over the years, the comedy partnership of John Early and Kate Berlant has produced some fantastic videos, many of which focus on the kinds of characters and situations that make viewers feel unsettled to the point of nervous laughter. Their latest sh...
2019-06-14 02:00

This Green and Pleasant Land by Ayisha Malik review – a modern comedy of manners What happens when a Muslim man is tasked with establishing a mosque in his sleepy English village?Ayisha Malik’s hapless, hijab-wearing girl-about-town Sofia Khan was one of the most engaging, cliche-busting comic creations of recent years. As the pr...
2019-06-12 11:48

Sabrina Carpenter, Liza Koshy to star in Netflix dance comedy 'Work It' "Girl Meets World" alum Sabrina Carpenter, YouTube star Liza Koshy and "The Flash" alum Keiynan Lonsdale play ragtag dancers in the Netflix movie "Work It."...
2019-07-03 19:16

Comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly and co-founder of the Comedy Store, dies at 92 Sammy Shore’s family says the actor and comedian died at his Las Vegas home surrounded by family. He was the father of Pauly Shore.        ...
2019-05-21 18:48

Watch: Russell Westbrook thanks fans at Oklahoma comedy show after trade to Rockets All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook thanked Oklahoma City Thunder fans at a comedy show he was hosting Thursday night after he learned he was being traded to the Houston Rockets....
2019-07-12 20:00

Booksmart review – wild, warm high school comedy puts girls on top Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut is a funny, filthy, female-fronted competitor to Superbad that boasts its own distinctive style During the first act of SXSW crowd-pleaser Booksmart there’s a fantastically humbling, game-changer of a moment for Molly...
2019-05-24 18:00

G20 agrees to push ahead with rules on corporate tax targeting tech giants Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to push ahead on compiling common rules that will close loopholes that global technology giants like Facebook use to reduce their corporate tax burden....
2019-06-08 09:00

After years of ‘glacial change,’ women now hold more than 1 in 4 corporate board seats After being stuck at 16 percent for several years, the percentage of women-held board seats in the S&P 500 now reaches nearly 27 percent, according to data from ISS Analytics. Just one company in the S&P 500 has an all-male board....
2019-07-17 19:16

More private investors coming into corporate real estate: Knight Frank Neil Brookes of Knight Frank discusses investments into corporate real estate. He also says the London property market is a safe haven in the long term....
2019-06-20 12:32

Corporate Bonds Give Reassuring Signals Amid Market Jitters Solid demand for U.S. corporate bonds is signaling a reasonable amount of optimism from a group of investors known for their caution—a development that is helping ease worries about an economic slowdown....
2019-06-17 13:32

Kenya is allegedly selling citizen data to highest corporate bidder According to Dr. Roselyn K. Akombe, Chief of Policy Planning and Guidance at the United Nations and ex-commissioner of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the country’s government is going to sell all the citizen data coll...
2019-05-22 23:16

Sanders Calls Out Walmart Execs' Extreme Corporate Greed to Their Faces Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday to present a resolution for the retail giant to put its hourly employees at a path to earning a $15-per-hour minimum wage....
2019-06-05 21:16

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050....
2019-06-04 14:48

Howard Hughes Corp. $751M project to be completed before corporate sale Although the publicly traded Howard Hughes Corp. is testing the waters for a possible corporate sale, the offering is unlikely to have any impact on its nearly finished South Street Seaport redevelopment. The $751 million project is on track to be co...
2019-07-02 08:16

TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures, a $50 million corporate VC fund that will invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and chips.Read More...
2019-07-01 14:16

Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is met with fading resistance from Republican and corporate leaders Even as a few GOP lawmakers spoke out against the president’s language, with some specifically calling it racist, most stayed quiet or sought to soften their admonishment of the president by mixing it with criticism of the women he attacked....
2019-07-16 03:00

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

Exclusive - Business and pleasure: how Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets Jets used for corporate travel by Russian state-owned oil major Rosneft flew at least 13 times to Mallorca, Ibiza, Sardinia and the Maldives when CEO Igor Sechin or people from his social circle were in the same vacation spots....
2019-06-14 15:48

Privilege Dispute in Walmart Probe Raises Stakes for Corporate Cooperation A legal dispute that arose during a seven-year foreign bribery probe of Walmart Inc. led to a court ruling that could make it harder for companies to cooperate with the government and maintain legal privilege over internal documents....
2019-06-28 16:48

Global stocks slip as U.S.-China trade war drags on corporate earnings Global shares slipped on Thursday on growing signs that a trade dispute between the United States and China was taking a toll on corporate earnings, with nerves spreading from Wall Street through Asia to European markets....
2019-07-18 16:32

Murder Mystery review – Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston buoy fun Netflix comedy Old-fashioned movie star charm lifts a goofy, likable film that puts a New York couple in the middle of a European whodunnitAdam Sandler’s monstrous eight-movie deal with Netflix arrived as both a blessing and a curse for those who had actually endur...
2019-06-14 11:16

For transcendent fandom and tasty fried-chicken comedy, look to Montréal's Fantasia Film Festival Montréal adores Brutalism. It’s everywhere in the downtown area of the city, the harsh high rises coexisting surprisingly well with the lush summer greenery and colorful graffiti art. Even the name of the widely abhorred architectural movement has a ...
2019-07-20 20:00

Exclusive: Walmart to make first direct pitch to big corporate ad buyers at New York event Walmart Inc will meet large consumer goods companies and advertising firms for the first time in New York next week to pitch its advertising business, as the world's largest retailer aims to rev up its website and stores as a platform for other compa...
2019-05-22 10:32

Amazon’s attack on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is corporate gaslighting | Arwa Mahdawi The tech giant’s PR chief has accused the congresswoman of ‘making stuff up’, but its audacity in positioning itself as a benevolent activist is jawdroppingFor the love of cheap consumer goods and next-day delivery, can we all just give Amazon a brea...
2019-06-18 14:32

'The Definition of Corruption': Warren Calls Out FCC Advisory Committee Overrun by Corporate Suits Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic candidate for president, took aim at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week over the makeup of an advisory committee she calls “stacked with corporate insiders.” In a letter last month, the senator a...
2019-07-03 09:32

City ransomware attacks and huge payouts mean a once-private corporate problem has gone public These attacks have given the public the opportunity to examine the problems associated with ransomware, where corporations -- not obligated to disclose these attacks -- have mostly handled them behind closed doors....
2019-06-27 20:01

New corporate disclosure rule about CEO and worker pay adds fuel to rich-poor debate Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gap exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
2019-07-07 16:48

A massive $70 million Netflix deal may finally lure Eddie Murphy back to stand-up comedy For years, veteran comics like Neal Brennan and Chris Rock have lamented the fact that Eddie Murphy has been on a prolonged hiatus from the stand-up game. Though Murphy never addressed his absence from stand-up directly, there have long been rumbling...
2019-07-20 05:48

CBOE Names John F. Deters Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has appointed John F. Deters as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives. Deters, 42, is based in Chicago and repo...
2019-05-21 22:48

Cboe, IHS Markit and BlackRock Join Forces to Launch First U.S. Corporate Bond Index Futures CHICAGO – May 16, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced a collaboration with IHS Markit Ltd. (Nasdaq: INFO) and BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), for Cboe to de...
2019-05-21 15:16

Today in pissed-off weathermen: Guy calls out corporate overlords for their shitty storm alert system Weathermen are sick of our bullshit. They’re sick of sports fans’ bullshit. They’re sick of Bachelorette fans’ bullshit. They’re sick of their goddamn coworkers’ bullshit. And today, they’re absolutely sick of their corporate overlords’ bullshit....
2019-06-07 23:16

Koch-backed group will unleash ads targeting some corporate tax breaks, Export-Import Bank The Export-Import Bank provides financing to companies that export goods and helps foreign companies buy goods from the United States. But critics say many of its loans go to businesses that don't need it....
2019-07-01 13:32

Cboe Plans September 10 Launch of U.S. High Yield Corporate Bond Index Futures Trading CHICAGO – August 24, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE), plans to offer trading in Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield ...
2019-05-21 15:16

Protesters at San Francisco Pride parade block street in show against Google, corporate sponsorship, police Protesters clashed with police Sunday at the 49th annual San Francisco Pride parade and at least 12 demonstrators sat down in the street with arms linked, blocking the route to protest the involvement of police and corporations including Google....
2019-07-01 05:16

Vulnerable people are corporate assets in Test, an eerie comic showing where late-stage capitalism can lead Test opens on a young person in the cab of an 18-wheeler, sparking anxiety in the reader about vulnerable hitchhikers and the threat long-haul truckers can pose. But expectations are thwarted as Aleph, Test’s protagonist and the fragile-looking young...
2019-07-09 20:16

BLACKHAWKS, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE ENTER CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP; CBOE To Be Exclusive "Presenting Sponsor" CHICAGO, June 7, 2008 - The Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced a multi-year agreement establishing CBOE as the "presenting sponsor" of the Chicago Blackhawks. ......
2019-05-23 02:16

Richard Roper mines loneliness for comedy in charming debut 'How Not to Die Alone' A lonely man lies about having a family to save face. Now, his boss wants to meet him. It makes for a charming story in Richard Roper's debut novel.        ...
2019-05-29 18:48

'Toy Story 4' exclusive: Check out the four comedy legends joining Woody, Buzz and the gang 'Toy Story 4' brings back Woody and the gang but also introduces Betty White, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Carol Burnett as a quartet of baby toys.        ...
2019-06-04 00:01

CBOE Holdings Becomes Cboe Global Markets, Unveils New Corporate Identity CHICAGO – October 17, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. today unveiled its new name, Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), identity and mission at the Futures Industry Association (FIA) Expo 2017 conference, currently taking place in Chicago...
2019-05-21 16:00

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell: 'Moderate' risk from corporate debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Monday that the central bank is closely monitoring a sharp rise in corporate debt.        ...
2019-05-21 18:16

Getting your corporate data ready for prescriptive analytics: data quantity and quality in equal measures Good news: there's nothing special about getting your data ready for prescriptive analytics. Bad news: you need to do what's needed to get your data ready for any type of analytics - and that's hard work....
2019-06-22 11:48

Deutsche Bank plans separate 'corporate bank' unit as part of overhaul: sources Deutsche Bank is planning to create a separate "corporate bank" unit that will seek to streamline services currently spread throughout the bank, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
2019-07-05 14:32

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
2019-07-09 15:32

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2019-05-31 05:00

Cboe Global Markets Launches Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (IBHY) Futures CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the launch of Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (IBHY) futures on Cboe...
2019-05-21 15:16

How zombie comedy 'The Dead Don't Die' pulled off THAT gruesome scene with Selena Gomez Selena Gomez makes a memorably gory appearance in the zombie comedy "The Dead Don't Die," her first live-action role since 2016.        ...
2019-06-15 23:16

Donald Glover: From redoing Simba after losing his father to his funny Blue Ivy encounter After his father's death, Donald Glover better understands Simba's grief when Mufasa dies in "The Lion King": “I went through the exact thing."        ...
2019-07-18 00:48

Report: Yankees' Chapman to opt out after 2019 New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman is "one million percent" planning to opt out of the final two years of his contract, The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reported Wednesday....
2019-07-18 00:48

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
2019-07-18 01:16

Criticizing populism, Britain's May has Brexit advice for successor Prime Minister Theresa May launched a broadside against populism on Wednesday, using a valedictory speech to encourage her successor to embrace compromise to secure Britain's exit from the European Union....
2019-07-18 01:32

Scottish Prof Links Mysterious Pictish Symbols and Distant Gobekli Tepe Signs The Picts were an ancient race of people who from at least the 1st century AD dominated the northern territories of what is known today as Scotland. ...
2019-07-18 01:32

6-year-old girl dies after father accidentally hits her with golf ball Tragedy struck Monday when a 6-year-old girl died after she was accidentally struck in the back of the head by a golf ball hit by her father.        ...
2019-07-18 01:32

British Open 2019: Round 1 tee times, pairings, how to watch Round 1 of the 148th British Open tees off Thursday morning. Here's everything you need to catch Woods, Mickelson and more on TV and streaming online.        ...
2019-07-18 01:32

Watch Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott explain the meaning of democratizing AI Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott sat down with Deepak Agarwal, LinkedIn's VP of artificial intelligence, to discuss democratizing AI and more at Transform 2019.Read More...
2019-07-18 01:32

AT&T teams with Microsoft on 5G, AI, cloud, and edge innovations The carrier and software giant will work together on next-generation networking and cloud applications, relying on AT&T's 5G network and Microsoft's Azure.Read More...
2019-07-18 01:32

Uber now gives passengers ride credits for buying stuff through Cargo’s in-car commerce platform In-car commerce company Cargo now lets Uber riders earn credits and other perks when they buy stuff through Cargo's new expanded marketplace app.Read More...
2019-07-18 01:32

Ascend exits stealth with $19 million to create automated, intelligent dataflows Ascend emerged from stealth with $19 million in capital, looking to make a key part of handling data simpler and less time-consuming for data engineers.Read More...
2019-07-18 01:32

El Chapo’s Life Sentence a ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ for Mexico as Violence Soars One of the biggest disappointments of El Chapo’s capture is that instead of ending the drug trade, it has instead been a major catalyst of the violence now consuming Mexico....
2019-07-18 01:32

Out of this world: the best space-inspired fashion – in pictures To mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, boldy go where no one has gone before with our selection of the best garments featuring the sun, moon and stars Continue reading......
2019-07-18 01:48

Australia's Santos posts record quarterly production Australia's No 2 independent gas producer Santos Ltd said on Thursday it had clocked record gas production in the second quarter on stronger output across its gas assets....
2019-07-18 01:48

Andrew Lloyd Webber says ‘Cinderella’ musical coming to Broadway Get ready to see some bibbidy, bobbity boo on Broadway. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production of “Cinderella” is hitting New York City’s famed Great White Way in 2020. The king of musical theater announced the plans Wednesday on &#...
2019-07-18 01:48

Half of all harm caused by medical care is preventable About half of all the harm caused by medical care is preventable, according to a review of 70 studies involving more than 330,000 patients around the world...
2019-07-18 01:48

Humpback whale pops up in New York Harbor Here’s a whale of a tale — that happens to be true. A humpback whale was spotted bopping around Raritan Bay off the coast of Staten Island on Tuesday morning — wowing a group of Staten Island zookeepers who took the day off to go fishing. “All of us ...
2019-07-18 02:16

Suspect in custody after mom, daughter stabbed multiple times A Westchester County mother and daughter suffered “multiple stab wounds” during a domestic incident Wednesday – and police have a suspect in custody. New Rochelle police said they were called to the Bellview Place home at 1:59 p.m. on reports of a st...
2019-07-18 02:16

Yankees-Rays postponed due to rainy forecast The Yankees had another game postponed by the threat of severe weather on Wednesday. They’ll make up the game as part of a straight doubleheader against Tampa Bay on Thursday, with the first game starting at 3 p.m. and the second game scheduled for 3...
2019-07-18 02:16

Yankees add speedster Terrance Gore in trade with Royals Terrance Gore might not see the field for the Yankees during the regular season. But the Yankees now have a speed demon who can impact the postseason. The Yankees acquired Gore from the Royals for cash, the team announced Wednesday. He will report to...
2019-07-18 02:16

Bud Selig says Hank Aaron, not Barry Bonds, is true home run king Bud Selig was MLB commissioner during the Steroid Era, but says he prefers guys who didn’t cheat. Selig joined “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday to promote his new book, “For the Good of the Game.” Selig was asked whom he considers the tr...
2019-07-18 02:16

Woman becomes both mother and aunt after giving birth to brother’s baby A British woman gave birth to her brother’s baby last week after volunteering to be his partner’s surrogate — making her both the mother and the aunt of their child. “We are blown away by the strength, heart and courage of Cha...
2019-07-18 02:16

U.S. Air Force calls for proposals to replace Minuteman III ICBMs The U.S. Air Force announced an RFP aimed at Boeing and Northrop Grumman for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent, a new intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system to replace the 1960s-era Minuteman III ICBM....
2019-07-18 02:16

German court reaches first verdict in campsite child sex abuse case More than 40 children were sexually abused at a campsite in a small German town of Luegde over a years-long period. The case, one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades, shocked the country....
2019-07-18 02:48

Can the EU's Ursula von der Leyen fulfill her promises Now that she's been elected European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen can get to work realizing her EU vision. Who will she have to win over in the European Parliament, and which member states stand in her way?...
2019-07-18 02:48

West Ham break club record with £45m purchase of Sébastien Haller • French striker joins from Eintracht Frankfurt on five-year deal• Haller’s transfer eclipses fee paid for Felipe Anderson last yearWest Ham have announced the signing of Sébastien Haller from Eintracht Frankfurt for a club-record fee that it is unde...
2019-07-18 03:00

Bolton players under ‘severe stress’ after not being paid for 20 weeks • Club’s friendly match at Chester on Friday cancelled• Players and coaching staff of League One club issue statementBolton’s friendly at Chester on Friday has been called off after the players issued a statement claiming they have been put under “se...
2019-07-18 03:00

Chris Froome awarded 2011 Vuelta a España title after Cobo doping ban Team Sky rider originally finished second to Spanish riderFroome is now the first British winner of a Grand TourChris Froome has officially been named as the winner of the 2011 Vuelta a España following a doping case involving Juan José Cobo, who ori...
2019-07-18 03:00

Get To The Orange Door Is Basically 1980s Titanfall 2 When it comes to first person shooters, my preferred style is super fast and acrobatic. As much as I love throwbacks like Amid Evil, I’ve been wanting something that feels like Titanfall 2. Get To The Orange Door is an early access shooter with a 198...
2019-07-18 03:00

Mets Bullpen Shows Signs of Life in 2-Game Sweep of the Twins The Mets’ beleaguered relievers stifled Minnesota over two days, but the victories came with bad news: An injury to Zack Wheeler, a potential trade asset....
2019-07-18 03:00

U.S. officials to brief diplomats on maritime security initiative for Gulf U.S. officials will speak to members of the Washington diplomatic corps on Friday about a new initiative to promote freedom of navigation and maritime security around the Strait of Hormuz, the State Department said on Wednesday....
2019-07-18 03:00

Clemson, Alabama players get trash talk rolling at dueling media days Alabama's Dylan Moses fired first by saying Clemson wasn't their toughest opponent. Tigers OL John Simpson responded when word got to him.       ...
2019-07-18 03:16

NFL countdown: 50 days before season, breaking down top storylines as training camps begin The first group of NFL veterans are reporting for training camp on Wednesday, with 50 days until the Packers-Bears 2019 season opener.       ...
2019-07-18 03:16

Top 16 athletes over 35 of all-time: From Tom Brady to Serena Williams to Gordie Howe Here's a look at 16 of some of the most successful athletes who have evaded the tolls of Father Time by thriving since turning 35.       ...
2019-07-18 03:16

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball       ...
2019-07-18 03:16

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' draws life sentence in US prison While expressing no remorse, Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison....
2019-07-18 03:16

Trump says he is ‘enjoying’ ongoing fight from Twitter attack on congresswomen “I’m not relishing in the fight, I’m enjoying it because I have to get the word out to the American people," he said. "And you have to enjoy what you do."...
2019-07-18 03:16

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 leak offers more proof of rear-mounted, magnetic S Pen Last week, we reported on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 leak that showed a clear indentation along the rear of the tablet, strongly suggesting the inclusion of a magnetic S Pen for the productivity-focused device. Now, an exclusive new leak from Andro...
2019-07-18 03:48

Check if Your Android Device Has Been Infected by Malicious Adware Another wave of sketchy apps has been banned from the Google Play Store. This time around, the offending apps all came from one publisher, CooTek, who has been accused by the security firm Lookout of deploying the malicious adware BeiTaAd in its apps...
2019-07-18 03:48

China isn't likely to cut interest rates in the near future: Investor Ronald Wan of Partners Financial Holdings says the Chinese authorities are in a dilemma about whether to cut interest rates because doing so would damage the exchange rate and send a wrong signal that the government wants to push up the property sect...
2019-07-18 04:00

As druglord Joaquin Guzman got life in prison, his daughter launched her El Chapo clothing line As druglord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was learning Wednesday he won't likely ever see freedom again, his daughter launched a clothing line in Mexico that hinges heavily on the legacy and lore surrounding her father....
2019-07-18 04:00

Israeli forces arrest 'travel agents' accused of operating Hamas money laundering ring The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced Wednesday that they had arrested three Hamas operatives who posed as travel agents in order to operate a money-laundering ring....
2019-07-18 04:00

Iran foreign minister says country 'had no choice' but to build missiles for defense Iran’s foreign minister said Wednesday that his country must manufacture missiles for defensive purposes, days after he appeared to suggest the weapons could be up for negotiations....
2019-07-18 04:00

Theresa May dings populism and ‘absolutism’ in last speech as prime minister U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday criticized populists and those who engage in “absolutism” in her final speech as prime minister -- as she defended her own desire for “compromise” in politics....
2019-07-18 04:00

Kylie Jenner and Stassie Karanikolaou Take Their Friendship to the Next Level in Matching Outfits Kylie Jenner just wants to have fun! Just days after returning home from an epic trip to Turks & Caicos for her Kylie Skin collection, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star decided......
2019-07-18 04:16

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's New Foundation Name Revealed Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are beginning a new chapter as the directors of their own charitable foundation. It's been nearly a month since the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced......
2019-07-18 04:16

Joey King Just Wanted to Do Right By Gypsy Rose in The Act, and She Got an Emmy Nom For It Joey King is having a great week. She's busy filming something about a kissing booth in South Africa, but she definitely made time to tune in to the Emmy nominations, which were......
2019-07-18 04:16

Watch Christy Carlson Romano Return to the Moon 17 Years After Even Stevens Performance This is so out of this world, we can't help but feel over the moon. On an upcoming episode of her YouTube series, Christy's Kitchen Throwback, Christy Carlson Romano enlists her......
2019-07-18 04:16

Gossip Girl Is Getting a Reboot: Where Are the Original Stars Now? Calling all Gossip Girl fans! We know you're going to love this news. The popular TV show starring Blake Lively, Leighton Meester and Penn Badgley, which came to an end on the CW in......
2019-07-18 04:16

Google Officially Closes Its Chinese Search Engine Project: Report Google's controversial China search engine project, named Dragonfly, has been terminated and employees working on it have been reportedly reassigned....
2019-07-18 04:48

Samsung Reportedly Cuts Exynos Production Amid Trade Feud The launch of Samsung's next flagship - the Galaxy Note 10 - is likely to get delayed as the tech major is reportedly slowing down the production of its top tier Exynos 9825 chipset for the handset....
2019-07-18 04:48

How The Times Analyzed the Migrant Center Airstrike It seemed too outrageous that such a place would be bombed, but if it were true it might be a war crime. It was the middle of the night in Libya. How could we verify the claim?...
2019-07-18 05:32

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology on Tuesday....
2019-07-18 05:32

MG ZS EV 2019 review Cheap, spacious and all-round endearing electric version of MG's ZS soft-roader arrives as demand for battery models begins to accelerate and as the government drops benefit-in-kind tax for electric business cars Just lately, MG has been making hab...
2019-07-18 05:32

"Mai Tai Guy" Has No Regrets Over Stealing Walk-Off Home Run Ball From Kids The Cubs beat the Reds in dramatic, walk-off fashion on Tuesday night, as Kyle Schwarber hit a 10th-inning dinger to put an exclamation point on a Chicago day that had already seen the capture of notorious alligator Chance the Snapper. And as one min...
2019-07-18 05:48

Netflix plans to launch a cheaper, mobile-only plan in a major market Though there were a few bright spots in Netflix’s earnings report today, investors didn’t react too kindly to the company’s big miss on adding new subscribers. With Netflix anticipating 5 million new subscribers for the quarter, the...
2019-07-18 05:48

Charge against Kevin Spacey dropped Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case against actor Kevin Spacey, a week after a man who accused him of assault pleaded the fifth on the witness stand....
2019-07-18 05:48

Man stabbed with glass bottle after coming to dad’s defense A man rescued his dad from a Fourth of July assault in the Bronx and was stabbed by one of the assailants shortly after the attack on his father, police said Wednesday. The fracas started when the victims spotted a group of people setting off firewor...
2019-07-18 06:16

Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' after president attacks Ilhan Omar Chant follows Trump’s racist tweets targeting Omar and three other Democratic congresswomen of colorGoaded on by the president, a crowd at a Donald Trump rally on Wednesday night chanted “send her back! send her back!” in reference to Ilhan Omar, a U...
2019-07-18 06:32

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of sexual harassment and violence against women in Indonesia, in the wake of two recent cases of horrifi...
2019-07-18 06:32

‘The Lion King’ is dividing critics, but set for a massive opening weekend anyway Box office prognosticators can already feel the love for the Jon Favreau-directed remake of The Lion King that’s set to hit theaters this weekend. Estimates for how well this photorealistic, CGI-heavy reimagining of the Disney animated classic ...
2019-07-18 06:48

Trump rails against Ilhan Omar, ‘the Squad’ during raucous rally President Trump railed against “the Squad” during a rally on Wednesday night, prompting chants of “send her back” when he mentioned Rep. Ilhan Omar. Trump skewered the four freshman congresswomen at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina — del...
2019-07-18 07:16

Apollo 11's 50th anniversary: 5 great moon movies to celebrate humanity's great achievement There's no better way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the epic Apollo 11 moon landing than through film. Here are five fitting tributes.        ...
2019-07-18 07:48

'Lying and Stealing' star Emily Ratajkowski explains why stealing art from the rich is OK Emily Ratajkowski helps an art thief (Theo James) in "Lying and Stealing." She talks wig obsessions and why the rich deserve to have their art stolen.        ...
2019-07-18 07:48

Saravana Bhavan Founder, Serving Life Term, Dies In Chennai Hospital P Rajagopal, the owner of the Saravana Bhavan chain of restaurants has died a week after he surrendered at the Madras High Court to start a life term for the 2001 kidnapping and murder of an employee....
2019-07-18 08:00

3 Days Of Extremely Heavy Rain Led To Assam's Deadly Deluge: Met Office Three days of extremely high rainfall may have been the biggest factor in triggering the massive floods in Assam that that have already affected 57 lakh people, forced 1.51 lakh to relief camps and......
2019-07-18 08:00

'Everything Below the Waist' tackles history, shortcomings of women's health care Author Jennifer Block lays out her argument for why health care needs a feminist revolution in "Everything Below the Waist."        ...
2019-07-18 08:00

Amazing cakes from 'Power of Sprinkles' book Flour Shop founder Amirah Kassem has released a book about cake, "The Power of Sprinkles." Here's a taste of the visually delicious designs.        ...
2019-07-18 08:00

Colin Kaepernick’s Nike ad garners an Emmy nomination "Dream Crazy," which featured the former 49ers quarterback saying, “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything,” received a nod for Outstanding Commercial....
2019-07-18 08:00

Netflix to roll out cheaper mobile-only plan for India Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it would roll out a lower-priced mobile-only plan in India within the next three months to tap into a price-sensitive market at a time the streaming company is losing customers in its home turf....
2019-07-18 08:16

Texas Border Agent Allegedly Sexually Harassed Mother of Child Held in Detention Center A border agent who worked at a child detention facility in Clint, TX allegedly sent harassing messages to the mother of a 12-year-old child who was detained where he worked, according to the Washington Post. The mother filed a complaint with Customs ...
2019-07-18 08:16

Marine Corps to Duncan Hunter: Can You Like, Not Tag Me in That The U.S. Marine Corps has asked Republican California Rep. Duncan Hunter to stop using the official Corps emblem and phrase on his campaign materials in a cease-and-desist letter, NBC News reported today....
2019-07-18 08:16

Crowd Chants ‘Send Her Back!’ at President Trump’s Combative North Carolina Rally (GREENVILLE, N.C.) — Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally Wednesday into an extended dissection of the liberal views of the women of color, deriding them for what he ...
2019-07-18 08:16

'No other race I've dreamt of winning!' - Ewan revels in maiden stage victory "Australia’s Caleb Ewan opened his Tour de France account with a fast finish in Stage 11 at Toulouse to deny Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen and Italian Elia Viviani."...
2019-07-18 08:16

Team Sunweb never really wanted me to go for green jersey, admits Matthews "Michael Matthews admits his quest to clinch the green jersey was \"always on his mind\" after tactically dropping out of the sprint on Stage 11 of the Tour de France."...
2019-07-18 08:16

Sen. Isakson hospitalized after fall Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson fell in his apartment and was hospitalized after fracturing four ribs, his office announced on Wednesday.The third-term Republican senator sustained the injuries Tuesday night, his office said, and he was admitted to Georg...
2019-07-18 08:32

Miner Anglo American posts 2% rise in second-quarter output Miner Anglo American said on Thursday its overall output rose 2% in the second quarter, benefiting from a ramp up in iron ore production at its Minas-Rio mine in Brazil and increased metallurgical coal output....
2019-07-18 08:32

Danske Bank second-quarter pre-tax profit hit by costs, low interest rates Danske Bank's second-quarter pretax profit came in below expectations on Thursday hit by low interest rates and higher costs associated with compliance in the aftermath of a money-laundering scandal at its Estonian branch....
2019-07-18 08:32

UPDATE 2-Former JPMorgan senior banker pleads not guilty to HK bribery charges A former JPMorgan Asia investment banking vice-chair, Catherine Leung, pleaded not guilty to charges of bribery in a Hong Kong court on Thursday. Leung was charged in May by Hong Kon...
2019-07-18 08:48

India's monsoon rains below average in past week, raising crop worries India's monsoon rains were 20% below average in the week ending on Wednesday, the weather office said, as summer showers turned patchy over the central, western and southern parts of the country, raising concerns over the progress of crop plantings....
2019-07-18 09:16

Does renewables pioneer Germany risk running out of power? Germany, a poster child for responsible energy, is renouncing nuclear and coal. The problem is, say many power producers and grid operators, it may struggle to keep the lights on....
2019-07-18 09:16

5 snubs from the 71st Emmy Award nominations The 71st Emmy Award nominations included big names in TV like "Game of Thrones" and "Stranger Things," but it did not include these five names.        ...
2019-07-18 09:32

Minnesota taxpayers footed the bill for Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Super Bowl broadcast Minnesota taxpayers helped foot the bill when Jimmy Fallon broadcast "The Tonight Show" from Minneapolis as part of last year's Super Bowl festivities.        ...
2019-07-18 09:32

'Love Island': Meet the new dating show's first batch of singles Get to know the vital statistics (name, age, residence and occupation, of course) of CBS' 'Love Island' contestants in a series of revealing photos.        ...
2019-07-18 09:32

More than 10 feared dead in suspected Japan animation studio arson More than 10 people are feared dead and dozens injured or missing in a suspected case of arson at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, domestic media reported....
2019-07-18 09:32

Hawaiian protesters seek to block telescope project but state vows to proceed Protesters led by a group of native Hawaiian elders delayed the start of construction on Wednesday for a giant new telescope atop Hawaii's tallest mountain, but state officials began making arrests and vowed the project would ultimately proceed....
2019-07-18 09:32

Fisher, Aggies score big with No. 1 QB recruit In one of the biggest recruiting wins to date for Jimbo Fisher since arriving in College Station, top dual-threat quarterback Haynes King committed to Texas A&M on Wednesday....
2019-07-18 10:16

Norway holds Muslim cleric for 4 weeks after Italy trial A Norwegian court has ordered an Iraqi-born Muslim cleric held in custody for four weeks after he was sentenced to 12 years in prison in Italy for terror offenses...
2019-07-18 10:16

Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says While Parkinson's disease patients often receive treatment for lower dopamine levels, researchers say treatment should also target the chemical acetylcholine....
2019-07-18 10:32

Rupee Edges Higher To 68.81 Against Dollar The dollar index was down 0.2 per cent against a basket of major currencies on Thursday. It climbed to a one-week peak in the previous session on robust US retail sales, but nudged lower as Treasury......
2019-07-18 10:48

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points, Nifty Slides Below 11,650 Sensex today, LIVE market updates: Weakness across sectors - led by information technology, pharma, metal and auto sectors - dragged the markets lower....
2019-07-18 10:48

ACC media days wrap with always-uncertain Coastal Division The Atlantic Coast Conference concludes its preseason media days Thursday with a focus on the always unpredictable Coastal Division       ...
2019-07-18 11:16

SEC enjoying experiencing rare moment of coaching stability Southeastern Conference experiencing rare moment of football stability: There are no new head coaches in the league for the first time since 2006       ...
2019-07-18 11:16

Steve Kerr says GOP ‘sold its soul’ to Trump, calls on Dems to ‘get this right’ in 2020 Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said the GOP “has sold its soul” to President Trump and called on Democrats to make things “right in 2020.” The former NBA star made the assertion on Twitter on Wednesday night ̵...
2019-07-18 11:16

Best translation software of 2019 Translation software provides a simple and easy way to represent your webpages or simple documents into different language.While translation software previously suffered from limitations in how well it could perform, modern machine learning platforms...
2019-07-18 11:32

Best cheap smartphones in Australia for 2019 UPDATE: Motorola's Moto G7 and Moto G7 Plus have both landed on our list of the best cheap smartphones in Australia for 2019. Read on to find out where they placed and what they have to offer! While handsets like the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, ...
2019-07-18 11:32

House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
2019-07-18 11:32

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points....
2019-07-18 11:32

The Louvre Removed the Name of OxyContin-Linked Sackler Family From Its Walls The Louvre in Paris removed mentions of the Sackler family on Wednesday, becoming one of the first major museums to drop the name of the philanthropic family that also produces the powerful and addictive painkiller OxyContin. The museum’s colle...
2019-07-18 11:32

Rs 400 Crore Plot Belonging To Mayawati's Brother Seized By Taxmen A plot of land in Noida near Delhi worth Rs 400 crore, said to belong to Uttar Pradesh politician Mayawati's brother, was seized by the Income Tax department today....
2019-07-18 12:00

Ranchi Teen, Arrested Over Online Post, Wants Action Against Complainants A 19-year-old woman who was arrested over a Facebook post and asked by a court to distribute copies of Quran as a bail condition has said that she will take action against the people who filed a......
2019-07-18 12:00

‘Women don’t need to bleed’: why many more of us are giving up on periods With recent confirmation that periods have no health benefit, an increasing number of women are using contraception to stop them altogetherFor some, it is about bringing an end to debilitating pain or dark thoughts. For others, it is as simple as bei...
2019-07-18 12:00

We just clicked: why I set out to find a new group of friends online Can a friendship app, a digital neighbourhood noticeboard or Facebook really help me discover a new bestie?This year started with a bang. It burst into life with fireworks and kisses, and then came the sound of a spoon tapping on a wine glass. “Since...
2019-07-18 12:00

Search continues for Missing Vail teen VAIL, Ariz. – It is a parent’s worst nightmare. 17-year-old Lincoln Stevens was last seen June 2017. He is now 19-years-old. His family and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children are still trying to find him. “My ini...
2019-07-18 12:16

Google pulls 'stalker apps' from Play Store Google has pulled seven apps from the Play Store after allegations they allowed users to stalk unsuspecting victims.The seven apps, all apparently built by the same Russian-based developer, were detected by security firm Avast, which alerted Google t...
2019-07-18 12:16

Karl Shiels, star of 'Peaky Blinders' and 'Fair City,' dead at 47, reports say Actor Karl Shiels, best known for his role in the TV series "Peaky Blinders" and Irish TV show "Fair City," has died at 47, according to The Sun and RTÉ.        ...
2019-07-18 12:16

Kim Cattrall wants to 'work with good people,' shuts down 'Sex and the City 3' hopes Kim Cattrall will never do a "Sex and the City 3," telling the Daily Mail she would rather "work with good people" than with Sarah Jessica Parker.        ...
2019-07-18 12:16

Avenatti alleges R. Kelly paid $2 million to prevent testimony in 2008 child porn trial Michael Avenatti, facing criminal charges, says R. Kelly paid $2 million for his acquittal at 2008 child-porn trial. Claim is denied by alleged recipient.        ...
2019-07-18 12:16

India Grapples With a Water Shortage as City Residents Reach Their Limits As severe flooding forces millions of people from their homes in northern India, residents in the south of the country are facing a different kind of water crisis: drought. On July 12, a train carrying 2.5 million liters of water arrived in the city ...
2019-07-18 12:32

A Shared Birthday Party for 2 Sporty Foreign Cars The Audi TT, now 20 and an enduring object of desire, and the Datsun 240Z, unveiled 50 years ago, were not particularly powerful, but they’ve had staying power....
2019-07-18 12:48

New Volvo SUVs: models larger than XC90 and smaller than XC40 considered News 18 Jul, 2019 The Volvo SUV range could be set to grow with a flagship car sitting above the XC90 and an entry-level sub-XC40 one on the radar...
2019-07-18 13:00

Renault's Senard expects Nissan's new board to embrace alliance Renault is confident that alliance partner Nissan's new board will work to reinforce their partnership as it struggles to turn the page on the Carlos Ghosn scandal, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 13:32

The Fed 'shouldn't use all their firepower immediately,' says CIO Deutsche Bank Wealth Management's global chief investment officer predicted the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates twice in the next 12 months, but chances of a four-time rate cut are less....
2019-07-18 14:00

UPDATE 1-Blackstone reports almost flat Q2 distributable earnings Blackstone Group Inc, the world's largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday its distributable earnings in the second quarter rose just 1% year-on-year, and missed analysts' expectations....
2019-07-18 14:00

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures edge up as oil prices rise Futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday, as oil prices gained after Iran said it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf....
2019-07-18 14:00

Shaquille O'Neal says he wouldn't join a superteam in today's NBA Shaquille O'Neal says he would have no part of the superteam building that's going on in today's NBA, which is an interesting take.       ...
2019-07-18 14:32

Joe Theismann says Redskins' Alex Smith's leg injury 'exactly like mine' Former Super Bowl champion Joe Theismann said the leg injury Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith suffered last season was "exactly" like Theismann's career-ending injury over 30 years ago....
2019-07-18 14:32

US senator calls for probe into FaceApp over privacy concerns Remember when FaceApp went viral for all the wrong reasons? That happened again recently, though this time, the controversy became big enough for a US Senator to get involved. New York Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer has asked the FBI and the FTC to...
2019-07-18 14:32

Instagram is expanding its hidden 'Like' test to more countries Instagram launched an experiment for Canadian users in April to try and find out whether hiding Like counts can benefit its users. While the Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform hasn't shared its results with the public yet, it's now expan...
2019-07-18 14:32

U.S. ends Turkey's partnership in F-35 fighter jet program The United States confirmed it has removed Turkey from its F-35 fighter jet program after it received delivery of a Russian missile defense system last week....
2019-07-18 15:16

Florida city constantly plays Baby Shark to deter homeless from civic building Official praises ‘effective temporary measure’ using looped children’s song to drive away people from banqueting venue City officials in West Palm Beach, Florida, are using extremely catchy children’s music to try and drive away homeless people from ...
2019-07-18 15:32

Quentin unchained: what will Tarantino's 10th and final film be? The acclaimed film-maker is releasing his ninth film this summer and has openly stated that he will retire after he completes his nextJust over a week away from the US release of Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, the showbiz-cum-true crime epic Once U...
2019-07-18 15:32

Warrantless device searches at the border will threaten privacy in the US heartland | Daniela L Nogueira Unless agents are required to get a warrant, the ‘border exception’ will be a window into the private lives of Americans and a means of stifling dissent This Thursday, a federal court in Massachusetts will hear arguments in a case challenging warrant...
2019-07-18 15:32

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates because he wore a Qatar shirt has lodged a legal c...
2019-07-18 15:32

Thor 4: Taika Waititi drops Akira for second bite at God of Thunder The problematic Warner remake of the classic anime is put on hold while the Ragnarok director returns to Marvel’s Cinematic UniverseIf ever one needed proof that Hollywood can be prone to supping rather too enthusiastically from the electric Kool-Aid...
2019-07-18 15:32

25 dead in suspected arson attack on Japanese animation studio At least 25 people have died in a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, according to police....
2019-07-18 15:48

GM brake supplier Akebono to receive $185M for turnaround The money will come through the issue of new shares to a corporate turnaround fund as the company prepares to book a $72 million special loss for quality-related issues....
2019-07-18 16:00

The next person to land on the moon may not be American When Neil Armstrong took his “one small step” on July 20, 1969, the future of manned space exploration seemed bright — yet the moon has spun untrampled by humans since Apollo 17 blasted off in December 1972. Fifty years after Apollo 11’s triumph, how...
2019-07-18 16:16

What's the Best Airplane Snack? Flying is objectively horrible. We let the magic of heavier-than-air transport cloud the fact that we pay hundreds of dollars to be squeezed into spaces too small for comfort so we can be treated like shit and spew greenhouse gas into the air. Unless...
2019-07-18 16:16

Southwest removes Boeing 737 MAX from schedule until November 2, freezes pilot hiring Southwest Airlines Co joined U.S. rivals on Thursday in cancelling more flights until early November due to the continued grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX, which has also prompted the low-cost carrier to freeze new pilot hiring....
2019-07-18 16:32

Netflix shares sink 11%, analysts still see growth Wall Street brokerages stuck to a positive outlook on Netflix Inc on Thursday, betting that a strong content slate for the rest of 2019 would reverse shock losses in U.S. subscribers in the second quarter that sank its stock price....
2019-07-18 16:32

Red wine compound could help protect astronauts on trip to Mars Resveratrol, a phenol found in red wine, could be used to protect the muscles of astronauts during extended stays in space, like on a mission to Mars....
2019-07-18 16:32

UK foreign minister calls U.S. 'send her back' chanting deeply concerning: TV British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that chants at a President Trump rally of "send her back" were deeply concerning, Channel 5 reported....
2019-07-18 16:48

Florida police officer rescues 2 from submerged vehicle, says 'it didn't really matter what it took' A Florida police officer credited with rescuing two passengers trapped in a submerged vehicle batted away praise for his recent heroics, saying, “When you have the opportunity to do something or save a life, you have to go in and do it.”...
2019-07-18 16:48

Dwight Howard strangely misunderstood Kobe Bryant’s ‘soft’ diss for years Dwight Howard’s relationship with Kobe Bryant wasn’t great when they played together, and it got worse afterward. When Howard came back to the Staples Center with the Rockets in 2014, the two got into a scuffle, in which Bryant called his...
2019-07-18 16:48

Indonesia Aims To Start Electric Vehicle Production In 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in......
2019-07-18 16:48

Crash damages power pole, causes road closure Google Maps TUCSON – A two-vehicle collision is causing traffic restrictions Thursday morning. Pima County Sheriff’s Department says one of the vehicles involved crashed into a power pole near W. Bopp Road and S. Tucson Estates Parkway at about 5 a...
2019-07-18 16:48

Dueling Superpowers, Rival Billionaires. Inside the New Race to the Moon It’s easier to love Apollo 11 if you were around to see it happen. For those who didn’t camp along the Cape Kennedy causeway to watch the Saturn 5 liftoff on July 16, 1969, or huddle around a rabbit-ear TV to watch Neil Armstrong climb do...
2019-07-18 17:00

Everything you need to know about the hottest panels at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 The biggest pop culture celebration in the world celebrates its 50th birthday this year, and for such a milestone anniversary San Diego Comic-Con has certainly teed up a slew of exciting panels as the annual convention gets underway on Thursday. From...
2019-07-18 17:16

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), told UN News a...
2019-07-18 17:32

This Eco-Friendly Parking Idea Has Anand Mahindra's Nod Of Approval After promising to "banish" plastic water bottles in the boardroom, Anand Mahindra has given one of his famous Twitter shout-outs to another innovative idea for curbing plastic pollution. This......
2019-07-18 17:48

Juventus wins race for $84.3m 19-year-old Matthijs de Ligt, the 19-year-old Ajax captain who led the Dutch side to the Champions League semifinals, has completed his move to Juventus for a fee of $84.3 million....
2019-07-18 17:48

Emotional and proud, Clarke welcomes Open back to Portrush Darren Clarke almost welled up when his name was announced to applause before he hit the first shot at the British Open        ...
2019-07-18 17:48

Royal pains at Royal Portrush during British Open Bad tee shots, from the tall rough, into the bunkers and missed putts. The not-so-top shots from the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club.        ...
2019-07-18 17:48

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker It Accuses of Smuggling Fuel Iranian forces seized a foreign tanker, the country’s Revolutionary Guard said, pushing oil prices up on fears Tehran could further disrupt shipping traffic in the Mideast....
2019-07-18 17:48

Brazil Scandal Tarnishes Nation's Graft-Fighting Judge The credibility of Brazil’s justice system and a sprawling Brazilian anti-graft investigation is at stake after leaked texts purported to show now-Justice Minister Sergio Moro coordinating with prosecutors to convict ex-President da Silva....
2019-07-18 17:48

How to Talk Into a Microphone Whether you’re speaking at a wedding or event, guesting on a podcast, or reporting from the scene LIVE, talking into a microphone isn’t exactly like talking without one. You’ll sound a lot better if you follow a few simple rules....
2019-07-18 17:48

Ranked: The 25 best classic Disney songs, from 'Mary Poppins' to 'The Lion King' In honor of the live-action "The Lion King" hitting theaters this weekend, we rank the best Disney songs from the 1990s and earlier.        ...
2019-07-18 17:48

Fire At Kyoto Animation, 33 Confirmed Dead And Suspected Arsonist In Police Custody [Updated] Kyoto Animation, one of Japan’s most popular anime studios, was reportedly set ablaze this morning in Japan. A man in his 40s was allegedly seen pouring a flammable liquid and setting it on fire. He is currently in police custody....
2019-07-18 18:16

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It’s only the second time in history that Con...
2019-07-18 18:16

Apollo 11: NASA shares rare footage of scientists testing moon rocks Scientists and stargazers are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which brought geologic samples back to NASA researchers on Earth. Now, to commemorate the work of the chemists and biologists at NASA’s Ames Research ...
2019-07-18 18:16

How Historians Are Reckoning With the Former Nazi Who Launched America’s Space Program Sporting a gray double-breasted suit, slicked-back curls and a slide rule, rocket engineer Wernher von Braun cuts a suave, authoritative figure in Disney’s 1955 television special Man and the Moon. Speaking with a German accent, the then-direct...
2019-07-18 18:16

Here's exactly what it takes to have an excellent credit score Hanna Lassen/Getty Images An excellent credit score is anything above 800, according Fair Isaac Corp.'s FICO model. According to a LendingTree analysis of people with credit scores of at least 801, those with excellent credit have an average of nine...
2019-07-18 18:32

The North Face is currently running a big sale with up to 40% off last-season items and warm-weather styles The North Face Summer might be in full swing, but now is the perfect time to stock up on fall wardrobe essentials. Right now, The North Face is featuring some of its most popular past-season and warm-weather styles for up to 40% off during its mass...
2019-07-18 18:32

A Michigan congressperson said Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency reminded him of a 'platypus' but then decided it was more like a traveler's check (FB) Bill Clark/Getty Images David Marcus, head of Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, testified at a House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services hearing about Libra, the social network's forthcoming cryptocurrency. Rep. Bill Huizenga used hi...
2019-07-18 18:32

Protesters call for justice for Eric Garner on anniversary of his death Protesters rallied in New York Wednesday on the anniversary of the death of Eric Garner, an African-American father who died after officers tried to apprehend him five years ago....
2019-07-18 19:00

The signs Sam Darnold is ready to make jump Jets are counting on As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is ...
2019-07-18 19:00

Republicans condemn chant at Trump rally but stand by his characterizations of four minority lawmakers Several in the GOP sought to walk a fine line in response to a rally where chants of “Send her back!” rang out as the president criticized Rep. Ilhan Omar....
2019-07-18 19:01

Embattled GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter ordered to stop using Marine Corps emblem after Islamophobic campaign ad The ads targeted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ammar Campa-Najjar, a Democrat of Palestinian and Mexican descent who is challenging Hunter for his seat....
2019-07-18 19:01

Area 51, aliens and Roswell: Why do so many people link UFOs to Area 51? A top-secret US Air Force base has become the focus of some unwanted attention after more than a million people vowed to storm it to uncover alien activity....
2019-07-18 19:16

Now Red Bull Might Be Suing Rich Energy Since it entered Formula One last year as the little-known sponsor of America’s team with a murky past, Rich Energy has been dedicated to taking on its sworn enemy, Red Bull, in a rather one-sided rivalry both on and off the track. But Red Bull is fi...
2019-07-18 19:16

Watch: Dhawan Picks Up Bat For The First Time After Thumb Injury Shikhar Dhawan returned to nets after former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh challenged him for the Bottle Cap Challenge which is doing rounds on social media these days....
2019-07-18 19:32

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly, could be used as stalkerware. That doesn’t mean they’re deleted from your Android device, though, s...
2019-07-18 19:32

As France moves forward with CETA, Trudeau looks to lock in a win on trade The work to get the deal over the finish line comes after two difficult years marked by a rough renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement....
2019-07-18 19:32

UK politicians send message of solidarity to US congresswomen Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan among those condemning Donald Trump’s ‘blatant racism’Leading British politicians including Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan are among thousands of people who have signed a letter of support f the four US congresswomen of col...
2019-07-18 19:32

The Moon: a Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour – in pictures Marking the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ and published to coincide with Royal Museums Greenwich’s exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, a new book, The Moon: a Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour explores people’s fascin...
2019-07-18 19:32

How to give your hike a high-tech upgrade At its heart, hiking is about getting away from technology. Stuffing everything you need to survive for a few days into a bag and disappearing into the woods is as much about breaking free of the daily Twitter grind as it is about pushing yourself ph...
2019-07-18 19:32

Verizon's first 5G hotspot is $500 with a two-year contract Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has unveiled the latest device that connects to its 5G network. The Inseego MiFi M1000 is the first 5G hotspot available through Verizon, and it costs $650 upfront. If that's a little out of your price ra...
2019-07-18 19:32

Pampers gets into smart diapers with Lumi The smart diaper wars have truly begun. Today, Pampers unveiled Lumi, an all-in-one connected system that includes two activity sensors for diapers, a Logitech camera fashioned into a Wi-Fi baby monitor and an app that wraps everything together. It f...
2019-07-18 19:32

Retired NYC firefighter becomes 199th to die from 9/11-related illness A firefighter who was part of the rescue efforts in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks died Tuesday, becoming the 199th member of the FDNY to succumb to a Ground Zero-related illness....
2019-07-18 19:48

'Amazing feeling' to play abroad: Kieran Trippier on Atlético Madrid move – video Kieran Trippier has joined Atlético Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur in a deal worth at least £20m.The England full-back, who made over 100 appearances during a four-season stint at the north London club, has signed a three-year contract at the Wanda M...
2019-07-18 19:48

Wing founder Audrey Gelman pays $3.2M for Brooklyn house Congrats to Audrey Gelman, co-founder and CEO of the popular women’s co-working space The Wing — and husband Ilan Zechory, co-founder of lyrics annotation startup Genius — on their purchase of a $3.2 million Ditmas Park home. The 4,917-square-foot Co...
2019-07-18 19:48

Trophy apartment on the market over a decade finally sells after $20M in discounts A striking-looking co-op at the Police Building in downtown Manhattan — a former gymnasium that got a 1988 redesign by architect Charles Gwathmey — has finally sold after 11 years on and off the market and nearly $20 million in discounts. The transac...
2019-07-18 19:48

Celtics seeking Tacko Fall deal with development a ‘high priority’ All eyes were on Tacko Fall during NBA summer league, and the 7-foot-6 sensation may have earned a future with the Celtics. “We’re trying to still get a contract done with Tacko. We haven’t signed him yet,” Celtics general man...
2019-07-18 20:16

Blackstone's Profit Drops as Private-Equity Portfolio Lags Blackstone’s second-quarter earnings fell as the value of its private-equity portfolio appreciated less than the broader market, but the portion of profits it could return to shareholders ticked up....
2019-07-18 20:16

Sanders campaign slams Harris over refusal to admit 'Medicare-for-all' means higher taxes Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign is blasting rival Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris over her repeated insistence that she’s “not prepared to engage in a middle-class tax hike” to pay for her "Medicare-for-all" proposal....
2019-07-18 20:32

EFL confirms Bury will start League One season with 12-point deduction • Club enters company voluntary arrangement to secure future• Winding-up petition over unpaid debts adjourned last monthBury will start the League One season with a 12-point deduction after entering a company voluntary arrangement, the EFL has announ...
2019-07-18 20:32

‘We Need That Boot Print.’ Inside the Fight to Save the Moon’s Historic Sites Before it’s Too Late Half a century after humankind first walked on the moon, our sole natural satellite is becoming a much busier place. NASA wants to make a return trip, as do private American space companies like Elon Musk’s SpaceX. China has a rover exploring t...
2019-07-18 20:32

|SAartistNelsonMakamochatstoTrevorNoahonTheDailyShow The artist, who produced his first-ever magazine cover for TIME magazine's Optimists issue, posted a picture of himself on the set of the show alongside Trevor....
2019-07-18 20:32

Qualcomm Hit by Second Antitrust Fine in Europe The EU is imposing a $272 million fine on Qualcomm, its second penalty on the chip maker in 18 months, and its latest move targeting top U.S. tech companies for breaching antitrust rules....
2019-07-18 20:32

The Fall of a Civilization: The Mysterious Collapse of the Mycenaean Bronze Age The Aegean Bronze Age is predominately known as the period in which the battle-hardened Mycenaeans conquered the simple sea-trading Minoans and rose to become one of the most powerful trading powers in the Eastern Mediterranean. While the Minoans hav...
2019-07-18 20:48

How live images of the Apollo 11 moon landing came via Australia – video When Neil Armstrong took his first step on the moon in 1969, more than 600 million people around the world tuned in to watch it live. Australia played a key role in getting those images from the moon to Earth. Glen Nagle, from the Canberra Deep Spac...
2019-07-18 20:48

Woman billed $105,000 after 'dangerous' behavior forced flight diversion A passenger whose "extremely disruptive behavior" caused a flight to be diverted with a military escort has been sent a bill for £85,000 ($105,000) and permanently banned from the airline....
2019-07-18 20:48

The Open: Lowry flying high, McIlroy makes nightmare start "Ireland\u0027s Shane Lowry was happy to fly in under the radar as he grabbed the early clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday, leaving several home favourites in the shade."...
2019-07-18 20:48

Two coaches who grew up in same Parisian suburb in Africa Cup of Nations final "Two coaches of the same age who grew up in the same Parisian suburb will clash on the touchline when their sides meet in the Africa Cup of Nations final on Friday."...
2019-07-18 21:00

June 2019 was the hottest June on record across the globe - NOAA June 2019 was the hottest June in 140 years, setting a global record, according to the latest monthly global climate report released on Thursday by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration....
2019-07-18 21:00

Samsung’s new iPad Pro rival just leaked, and it’s got a pretty weird new feature Samsung isn’t done making high-end tablets and recent rumors revealed the company has been working on an iPad Pro alternative that will deliver a bunch of nifty tricks, including features that aren’t available on any other tablets. A bran...
2019-07-18 21:00

Morgan Stanley's rich clients withdrew a surprising amount from accounts to pay their taxes Wealthy clients liquidate some investments every year to cover their tax bill, so presumably this was higher than what Morgan Stanley has seen previously....
2019-07-18 21:48

'Come on man, what's that about?': Cummings assails DHS chief over border facility conditions House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings ripped into the acting head of Homeland Security Thursday, upbraiding Kevin McAleenan over the conditions of detention facilities for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Maryland Democrat got emotional whi...
2019-07-18 21:48

I Need an Off-Road Ride to Tow Behind My RV That Isn't a Jeep! What Car Should I Buy? Ron is looking for a vehicle to flat-tow behind his RV that has AWD/4WD and isn’t too heavy. He really does not want a Jeep, but he does have a fairly healthy budget of around $30,000 to spend. What car should he buy?...
2019-07-18 21:48

Rohan Dennis quits Tour de France in bizarre way; Simon Yates wins in Pyrenees Time trial world champion Rohan Dennis pulled out of the Tour de France during Thursday's Stage 12, leaving his team wondering where he had gone.       ...
2019-07-18 22:00

Dodgers recall LHP Ferguson, option RHP Sadler The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled left-hander Caleb Ferguson prior to Thursday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, while right-hander Casey Sadler was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City....
2019-07-18 22:00

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation on Wednesday....
2019-07-18 22:00

Facebook and Google can see what porn you’re watching Web masterminds can see what helps you masturbate. Facebook, Google and Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch, according to a new joint study from Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon, and the University of Pennsylvania. Researchers investigate...
2019-07-18 22:01

Selma Blair growing 'seemingly sicker' from multiple sclerosis, dreams of horseback riding Despite being "seemingly sicker" from her multiple sclerosis battle, Selma Blair still aims to ride horses again: "I am asking for it all."        ...
2019-07-18 22:01

Ad Astra isn't your old man's outer space family action-drama in thrilling new trailer There was a somber self-seriousness to the first trailer for Ad Astra, James Gray’s delayed space drama. Brad Pitt’s Roy McBride discovers his father, Clifford (Tommy Lee Jones), who presumably vanished during a journey to Neptune, isn’t actually dea...
2019-07-18 22:16

Britain at risk of 'full-blown' recession as no-deal Brexit looms - as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the Office for Budget Responsibility’s new stress test of the UK economy Newsflash: OBR warns Britain risks ‘full-blown’ recessionHere’s why no-deal would hurtNo-deal Brexit could ...
2019-07-18 22:32

Beyonce is 'a perfectionist' who 'cared about everything' says 'Spirit' collaborator Dishing on his "Lion King" collab with music's Queen B, Labrinth reveals how Beyoncé always keeps it humble – even when she doesn't have to.        ...
2019-07-18 22:48

Over 1000 Fast Track Courts Set Up, 2250 Crores Given From Nirbhaya Fund The government has set up one-stop centres in 33 states and Union Territories across the country under the Nirbhaya Fund and provided Rs 2,250 crore under 29 programmes to ensure women safety, Rajya......
2019-07-18 22:48

Probe Agency Attaches Rs 200 Crore Assets Of Kolkata-Based Firm The Enforcement Directorate today said it has attached assets worth Rs 200 crore of a Kolkata-based company under the anti-money laundering law for allegedly perpetrating a multi-crore ponzi scam that......
2019-07-18 22:48

‘Send her back!’ chant: Sen. Tillis says Trump doesn’t control crowd, while Rep. Walker fears it will define GOP The two North Carolina Republicans’ divergent responses to the chant at Wednesday’s Trump rally in their state underscore how the president’s attacks on four minority congresswomen have roiled the GOP....
2019-07-18 23:16

Everything We Know About Top Gun: Maverick Starring Tom Cruise After all of these years, there's still a huge need for speed. More than three decades after the release of the blockbuster smash Top Gun, moviegoers can look forward to a brand-new......
2019-07-18 23:16

Stephen Curry's Hamilton Family Sing-Along Will Make Your Day Stephen Curry is not throwing away his shot--to show you an adorable video of his daughters Ryan and Riley. The Golden State Warriors player took to YouTube on Thursday to share a cute......
2019-07-18 23:16

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this refreshing fruit could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms can be reduced by following a well-balanced diet. Here’s how eating this fruit 'in moderation' could lower blood sugar levels....
2019-07-18 23:16

Dominican Republic to enhance food and drink inspections after tourist deaths The Dominican Republic is amping up safety measures, including enhancing food and rink inspections, after a spate of tourist deaths.       ...
2019-07-18 23:16

FIFA 20 trailer: First gameplay footage, Volta Football and new features revealed Another football season will soon be upon us and that means for gamers, it's time to discover the exciting new details about the upcoming FIFA 20 game....
2019-07-18 23:32

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2019-07-18 23:32

Google’s plan to improve local news will start in Youngstown, Ohio Today, Google announced that Youngstown, Ohio, will be the first city in its Compass Experiment, a joint venture with newspaper publishing company McClatchy to revive local news. The announcement couldn't be more timely, as Youngstown's lon...
2019-07-18 23:32

Moments from golf's British Open Top golfers from around the world descend on the Royal Portrush Golf Club for the British Open in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The tournament runs through July 21, 2019....
2019-07-18 23:32

Microsoft sales beat expectations as cloud growth slows Microsoft Corp beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, even as sales growth began to slow for its cloud product Azure and Office software....
2019-07-18 23:48

Comic-Con 2019 is here! See all the stars, from Tom Cruise to Jessica Chastain It's Comic-Con time! Stars flocked to the annual convention's famous Hall H to show off their latest projects in San Diego.        ...
2019-07-18 23:48

Joe Biden just added an important caveat to vow that if you like your plan, you can keep it Joe Biden on Monday shocked many political observers when he echoed one of the biggest lies of the Obama administration in making the pitch for his own healthcare proposal: If you like your plan, you can keep it. Now, he's already adding an important...
2019-07-19 00:00

Strait of Hormuz latest: US 'destroys' Iranian drone after it comes within 'threatening distance' of warship A US warship has destroyed an Iranian drone that came with "threatening distance" in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries....
2019-07-19 00:01

Binance suddenly finding $775,000 in XLM is totally not a publicity stunt Prominent cryptocurrency exchange Binance has apparently stumbled upon almost 10 million Stellar (XLM) tokens, worth $775,000 — you know, just laying around. According to a Binance blog post, the firm had been unknowingly receiving dividends for vali...
2019-07-19 00:01

The teasing F1 2019 question with no 'easy answer' Honda believes there is no "easy answer" to whether it and Red Bull have closed in on Mercedes and Ferrari as much as the last two Formula 1 races suggest...
2019-07-19 00:01

Forget astronaut: YouTube is a more intriguing work frontier than space for today's kids Lego revealed this week that the number of aspiring astronauts in the U.S. may be dwindling as the country celebrates one of its biggest achievements.       ...
2019-07-19 00:16

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
2019-07-19 00:16

The Biggest Thing Holding Back Women's Soccer Is The Same Old Thing PORTLAND, Ore. — The crowd decked out in red and black sways between elation and disappointment as the seconds tick away. Voices rise when the hometown Portland Thorns take possession of the ball, and heavy sighs spread through the crowd of close to ...
2019-07-19 00:32

Pakistan lost $50 million from airspace restrictions: minister Pakistan's aviation minister on Thursday said that his country suffered loses of over eight billion rupees ($50 million) from airspace restrictions imposed since February which affected hundreds of commercial and cargo flights....
2019-07-19 00:32

Six companies to compete for $2.5B in funds to install Navy C4ISR systems The Navy awarded six companies task orders for a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion contract to install and support command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems....
2019-07-19 00:32

Avenatti: Every 2020 candidate should go on record over indictments in hush-money case Michael Avenatti, the former attorney for adult-film star Stormy Daniels, is demanding a very specific "litmus test" for the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls: Would they be willing to indict Donald Trump and members of his 2016 campaign team if ...
2019-07-19 00:48

Shkreli stays in jail; Infamous ex-pharma CEO quickly loses appeal Enlarge / Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, center, listens while his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, speaks to members of the media outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US, on Friday...
2019-07-19 00:48

What Is the Heat Index? Is it the Heat, the Humidity, or Both? With a heat wave spreading to about two-thirds of the United States, you’re going to hear a lot about the heat index rather than the air temperature. Here’s what it all means....
2019-07-19 00:48

Tom Cruise delights fans with first look at 'Top Gun: Maverick' "Top Gun" roared back on Thursday when Tom Cruise made a surprise appearance at Comic-Con to show the first trailer for the long-awaited sequel to his military action movie....
2019-07-19 00:48

USS Boxer shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump said the U.S. Navy "destroyed" an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of a U.S. Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday....
2019-07-19 01:16

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence in US jail ‘inhumane’ Andrés Manuel López Obrador also vowed to bring down violence stemming from drug violencePresident Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico has called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán inhumane, while vowing to bring down violen...
2019-07-19 01:16

Toys'R'Us Isn't Dead, It's Just Becoming an 'Experience' Tru Kids Brand, the organization that bought the rights to the Toys“R”Us name as part of the chain’s massive fire sale last year, announced today that it was bringing the toy stores back to the United States in time for the holiday season. But not as...
2019-07-19 01:48

NY Fed clarifies Williams speech that market took as signal of a rate cut Earlier, Williams delivered a speech at the annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association in which he said, "It's better to take preventative measures than to wait for disaster to unfold."...
2019-07-19 01:48

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
2019-07-19 01:48

British Open 2019: Round 2 tee times, pairings, TV, streaming The first round of the 2019 British Open wasn't pretty, but there's still much golf to be played. Here's the info you need for TV and streaming        ...
2019-07-19 02:00

Patent shows Sony’s PSVR 2 could have eye-tracking  Leaks and patents have strongly hinted that Sony’s PS5 may be accompanied by an improved PSVR 2 headset, either at launch or later - and a new patent just made public suggest it could track eye movement and head motion. Image credit: Son...
2019-07-19 02:00

PS Plus v Xbox Live Gold v Nintendo Switch Online: which one is right for you? In this interconnected age, it can be difficult to keep track of which online subscription service offers the best bang for your buck. While services like Hulu and Netflix are arguably similar, games consoles are a little more varied in their options...
2019-07-19 02:00

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that 27% of the more than 105,000 species the o...
2019-07-19 02:00

Five guys arrested for fist fight at Florida Five Guys STUART, Fla. – An odd coincidence struck in Stuart Police Department on Wednesday – five guys were arrested at a Five Guys Burgers and Fries. According to Stuart Police Department,  the five were arrested after three juvenile males and tw...
2019-07-19 02:16

Huggies puts dads on its diaper boxes for first time (CNN) –  Huggies has finally caught on. For the first time ever, the company is featuring dads with babies in ads and packaging. This is quite a shift for the company that once got criticism for ads that portrayed fathers as disconnected from their k...
2019-07-19 02:16

CDC: 27 states affected by dog treats with salmonella The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to contact with pig ear dog treats. The CDC reported Wednesday, that there are now a total of...
2019-07-19 02:16

Southwest Ranger involved in motorcycle crash near Oracle, Glenn TUCSON – An Southwest Ranger officer was involved in a crash near Oracle and Glenn roads Tuesday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department, minor injuries were sustained in the crash. Police say the other driver involved in the incident ...
2019-07-19 02:16

Mystery surrounds Rohan Dennis's shock withdrawal from Tour de France Australian time-trial specialist quits on stage 12No reason given by rider or his team Bahrain-MeridaWorld time trial champion Rohan Dennis has wished his teammates well for the rest of the Tour de France but offered no insight as to why he quit the ...
2019-07-19 02:32

'Get (expletive) better': Yankees manager Aaron Boone goes on NSFW rant, gets tossed New York Yankees manager laid into rookie home plate umpire Brennan Miller over the strike zone and was ejected, saying "Get (expletive) better."       ...
2019-07-19 02:48

Former NHL player Greg Johnson died of apparent suicide, according to report Former NHL player Greg Johnson, who played 14 seasons, died earlier this month in what has been ruled an suicide, police told the Detroit News.       ...
2019-07-19 02:48

Trout back in Angels' lineup after missing 3 games Mike Trout is back in the Los Angeles Angels lineup after missing the previous three games due to a mildly strained right calf       ...
2019-07-19 02:48

Here Is the 2020 Mid-Engine Corvette Before You’re Supposed to See It As the world patiently waits for the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette to be unveiled this evening, some images which appear to be official Chevrolet press photographs were leaked out, as we suspected they might. Behold the newest version of America’s Sports C...
2019-07-19 03:00

Living in Cars Is Becoming Even More of a Thing in Los Angeles Street-parked RVs, vans and just regular-ass cars being used as residences are common to see in Los Angeles. But as homelessness balloons along with the cost of housing, it seems like a new wave of people are turning to “van-life” out of necessity. A...
2019-07-19 03:00

Amazon Prime Day error put high-end camera gear on sale for peanuts Sometimes during major online sales, too-good-to-be-true deals accidentally make it to storefronts. Often the retailer cancels those orders after realizing the mistake, but sometimes lucky bargain hunters actually receive the goods they found for way...
2019-07-19 03:01

NYC’s coolest museums are open late for cocktails, music and more Why not enjoy your next night out with a side of art? Museums are getting down after hours this summer with live music, dance, movies and themed cocktails. Here’s where the fun is. Coop-tails Every Thursday this summer at 5 p.m., the Cooper Hewitt cl...
2019-07-19 03:32

Pete Buttigieg hires former Goldman Sachs executive as national policy director Sonal Shah worked at Goldman Sachs from 2004 to 2007 as a vice president, according to her LinkedIn page. She then worked for Google as its head of global development initiatives from 2007 to 2009....
2019-07-19 03:48

Angry Aaron Boone loses it with epic rant: ‘Tighten this s–t up’ Aaron Boone made some T-shirt company rich Thursday. But the Yankees manager got his own money’s worth after getting ejected from the first game of a doubleheader — sticking up for his players and telling the home plate umpire, among other things, he...
2019-07-19 03:48

Mariano Rivera’s Baseball Hall of Fame memorabilia Mariano Rivera will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, but he already has a presence in Cooperstown. The former Yankees closer has eight items from his dominant career in the Hall and those are soon to be joined by his plaque. The ...
2019-07-19 03:48

Giants’ real camp QB battle is behind Eli Manning and Daniel Jones Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look at the roster. The Giants made good on their succession plan by taking Daniel Jones with the No. 6 p...
2019-07-19 03:48

David Duval’s British Open nightmare a lonely trek PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — You cannot hide in golf. No other sport exposes the competitor as cruelly as golf does. There are no timeouts in golf. There is no halftime break. The coach cannot pull you aside, give you a pep talk or set you stra...
2019-07-19 03:48

Notre Dame security guard delayed response after going to wrong building when fire first broke out: report A security guard in charge of protecting Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was working only his third day and sent his fellow colleague to the wrong building to check on the alert when the fire first broke out....
2019-07-19 04:16

How to Use Faster Context Menus in the Latest iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 Beta The fourth iOS 13 and iPadOS beta has rolled out for developers, and while there are the usual list of changes and bug-fixes in Beta 4, one of the more interesting tweaks is a much more responsive Context Menu that you’ll be able to pull up on any de...
2019-07-19 04:32

Feed Your Picky Kids and You With 'Venn Diagram Meals' In becoming a parent, one life adjustment I still haven’t quite accepted is with my food. Sometimes, my husband will text me “What do you want for dinner tonight?” And I’ll think real hard and respond with something like “Thai drunken noodles with ch...
2019-07-19 04:32

Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, driven by continued sales increases from its cloud business and sending its shares to all-time highs....
2019-07-19 04:48

Capitol police meet with members of political 'squad' about safety concerns Congressional security officials have met with all four members of the “squad,” comprising Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., over concerns about their safety as lawmaker...
2019-07-19 04:48

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 19 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-19 04:48

Matt Prior: how much is too much for a hot hatchback? Renault Mégane RS Trophy-R is an exceptional car The new Renault Megane RS Trophy-R will likely cost a whopping £50,000 - but that's not so shocking after you've driven it A colleague – let’s call him Mark – reads a proof of the Renault Mégane RS ...
2019-07-19 04:48

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thursday....
2019-07-19 05:00

Iran's foreign minister, U.N. secretary-general meet in New York: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York on Thursday and discussed the Iranian tanker seized by the British Navy, a report by Iran's state news agency IRNA said....
2019-07-19 05:00

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained....
2019-07-19 05:00

Microsoft's biggest business segment is now the one that includes its Azure cloud Microsoft's Intelligent Cloud segment had more revenue than the units containing Office and Windows for the first time in more than three years....
2019-07-19 05:00

How the heck did Disney make 'The Lion King' feel so real? Your burning questions, answered "The Lion King" is so visually stunning that you're going to ask, 'How did they make it so real?" We answer this and other burning questions.        ...
2019-07-19 05:16

Strasburg gets 2 hits in one inning, including HR Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg singled and hit a 420-foot, three-run homer in the third inning of Thursday's game against the Braves in Atlanta....
2019-07-19 05:48

LMM's first scene in His Dark Materials is (appropriately) a duet between him and his daemon self “I literally come into this singing a duet with my daemon. On a hot air balloon,” Lin-Manuel Miranda proclaimed on the San Diego Comic-Con Hall H stage. And thus begins the fantastical exploration of HBO and The BBC’s take on His Dark Materials, the ...
2019-07-19 05:48

Veteran Rescue Mission to file lawsuit against Pima County TUCSON – Veteran Rescue Mission serves as a safe place for veterans to eat, sleep and worship. This month, it received a letter from the Pima County Attorney saying, due to zoning issues, their church cannot operate on the property. Pima County...
2019-07-19 06:00

Anyone’s Game: These Middle School Talent Show Judges Can’t Decide Which Of The Fat-Kid-And-Janitor Duos Who Tap-Danced ‘You’ve Got A Friend In Me’ Should Win First Place It’s rare that there are so many great acts in a talent show that it’s difficult to choose a winner, but that’s precisely the case in today’s competition at Timberlane Middle School in Pennington, New Jersey: The faculty members judging the talent sh...
2019-07-19 06:00