HILLSIDEQUADRANEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Hour 2019-06-12 05:32

Juncker criticizes Italy's excessive deficit as EU penalties loom

The EU remains at odds with the Italian government's 2019 budget. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned Rome to rethink, though Italy's leaders appear divided....

Juncker criticizes Italy's excessive deficit as EU penalties loom

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Juncker is fed up with Brexit delays • Andrea Leadsom quits UK government in fresh Brexit blow for Theresa May • Brexit fears back and pound paying the price • European elections explained in graphics...
2019-05-23 08:00

Who's in the running for Juncker's post and other EU top jobs? EU leaders will head back to Brussels on Sunday night for a special meeting to try and agree on who should be the next president of the European Commission....
2019-06-29 06:48

EU's Juncker cautions against ramping up climate goals The outgoing European Union chief executive said on Tuesday the bloc should focus on meeting its 2030 existing targets before ramping up long-term climate ambitions....
2019-06-11 18:48

EU set for first female commission president as Juncker replaced The EU is set to get its first female commission president amid a shake-up of top jobs within the bloc - with an Italian socialist elected the new head of the European Parliament....
2019-07-03 15:00

EU leaders agree replacements for Tusk and Juncker The Belgian prime minister has been picked by leaders in the EU to become its next council president - one of the most crucial roles in Brexit negotiations....
2019-07-02 23:16

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
2019-05-24 12:32

UK heading for another Brexit extension in October, suggests Juncker Brussels chief criticises MPs for prioritising May’s removal above finding agreementJean-Claude Juncker has suggested that the UK is drifting towards another Brexit extension in October as he criticised MPs for prioritising the prime minister’s remov...
2019-05-23 13:16

Juncker lashes out at 'stupid nationalists' on eve of European elections European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticized "stupid nationalists" ahead of elections in which euroskeptic politicians are expected to make big gains in the European Parliament....
2019-05-22 22:00

EU's Juncker tells Britain: no-deal Brexit will hurt you the most A no-deal Brexit would hurt Britain more than the rest of Europe no matter how much Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government pretends otherwise, outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in remarks published on Saturday....
2019-08-10 21:00

EU's Juncker regrets lack of transparency in von der Leyen's nomination Retiring European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed regret for the lack of transparency in the process to nominate his successor. His own appointment had followed an election campaign, he noted....
2019-07-05 18:48

Excessive Heat Warning TUCSON – Excessive Heat Warning in effect for most of Pima and Pinal County until 8 PM tonight. Temperatures will range from 107 to 111 degrees this afternoon! If you are overexposed to the heat this afternoon, heat-related illnesses will be p...
2019-08-06 07:48

EU's Juncker cuts holiday short for urgent surgery: statement The outgoing head of the European Union's executive, Jean-Claude Juncker of the European Commission, has cut short a holiday to undergo urgent surgery, his press team said in a statement on Saturday....
2019-08-18 01:16

Excessive heat Tuesday and Wednesday TUCSON – Temperatures remain above average this week with highs making a run for the record Tuesday and Wednesday. Our chance for storms increases the second half of the week, so at least there’s that! Today: Sunny and hot. High: 105° To...
2019-08-20 04:48

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both Britain and the EU "should do everything not to have a hard Brexit"....
2019-07-16 22:32

EU parliament chief urges Juncker to help migrants aboard Spanish ship The European Commission should help 121 migrants who have spent a week aboard a Spanish rescue boat to find refuge, European Parliament speaker David Sassoli said in a letter on Thursday to the EU executive's president, Jean-Claude Juncker....
2019-08-08 22:16

Cat struggling to find home due to excessive sneezing condition Someone get this cat a tissue! An overly sneezy cat is having a hard time finding a forever home because of his unique condition. Nine-year-old Elliot suffers from chronic rhinitis – a condition that causes constant sneezing as well as runny or itchy...
2019-05-31 17:48

Phoenix, under excessive heat warning, reaches 114 degrees PHOENIX (AP) — Forecasters warned that this weekend would be especially scorching in metro Phoenix and they were right. The National Weather Service reported Saturday that the high temperature in Phoenix climbed to 114 degrees (45.5 Celsius), tying t...
2019-08-04 06:16

EU leaders fail to reach agreement on replacements for Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker European Union leaders have failed to reach an agreement on who should replace the likes of Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker as they gathered for a summit in Brussels....
2019-06-21 09:00

METALS-Nickel clings to one-year highs, but rally seen as excessive Nickel rebounded on Tuesday, supported by steadily declining inventories, but analysts said lofty prices for the metal used to make stainless steel were not supported by most fundamentals. Benchmark nickel on the London Metal Exchange (LM...
2019-07-23 13:32

Review: The 2019 Bentley Continental GT is beautiful, excessive and totally worth it The Bentley Continental GT is iconic. The vehicle has long stood for excess and opulence, and I knew that going in. I expected the Continental GT to be over-engineered and capable of high-speed thrills. And it is, but there’s more. The tester I...
2019-06-05 18:32

Excessive daytime napping could be early sign of Alzheimer’s disease: study Needing to nap could be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research. Experts found that the brain cells that keep us awake during the day are among the first to be targeted by the neurological disease. It was previou...
2019-08-13 23:48

Man Faces Assault Charges for Using Excessive Force on 13-Year-Old After Police Wouldn’t Do It for Him Authorities filed assault charges against a Pennsylvania man, whom they initially declined to arrest, after he was caught on video forcibly restraining a child in a park....
2019-07-02 03:16

Tariffs Loom Over Car Makers The auto industry continues to weather trade-related fallout despite a deal the U.S. and Mexico struck that shelved President Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on imports....
2019-06-14 01:16

Woman who fell face-first into patrol car sues Texas cops for excessive force A woman who needed 60 stitches after falling face-first into a police cruiser is suing the two Texas officers who busted her. Breanna Williams, 41, said she and a pal were in the bathroom at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin in June 2017 when a hotel ...
2019-06-21 20:48

Khloe Kardashian Claps Back at Criticism Over "Excessive Spending" on True Thompson Khloe Kardashian won't stand for being shamed for spoiling her daughter. On Saturday, she posted on her Instagram page a video of True Thompson, 1, sitting in a pink sparkly toy......
2019-07-07 19:48

G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production: activists Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said it avoided getting at the heart of the problem - slashing the output of wasteful, single-use plastic...
2019-07-01 13:00

California police criticized for viral video allegedly using excessive force on black man At least 10 police officers are shown in the video, posted on Instagram Live Friday, assisting in the arrest of the suspect.        ...
2019-06-10 20:32

Not Just Unhealthy Diet, Excessive Screen Time Also Leads To Weight Gain In Kids A new study has found a link between amounts of screen time and obesity in kids. The study has indicated that kids who spend a lot of time in front of television and phone screens are at an increased......
2019-08-11 00:00

Warriors still favored despite 2-1 deficit The Toronto Raptors scored a decisive victory at Golden State on Wednesday night to reclaim home-court advantage in the NBA Finals, but the Warriors remain favored by most sportsbooks to rally for the championship....
2019-06-06 19:32

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into nearby waterways in recent years without being penalized by regulators, according to environmental grou...
2019-06-04 23:32

Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder, accused of prescribing excessive doses of painkillers An Ohio doctor accused of ordering excessive and potentially fatal doses of opioids to dozens of near-death patients is facing multiple counts of murder, prosecutors announced Wednesday. William Husel voluntarily surrendered to authorities and was ch...
2019-06-06 00:16

A witness defends an unarmed black man from alleged excessive police force in viral video At least 10 police officers are shown in the video, posted on Instagram Live Friday, assisting in the arrest of the suspect.        ...
2019-06-10 22:32

TUSD calls for cancellation of recess, outdoor activity amid excessive heat warning TUCSON – With the Old Pueblo expected to hit temperatures above 110 degrees the next few days, it is fair to say that it is officially hot in Tucson. Whether it’s the hot-to-the-touch slides or the unbearable temperatures that hit at arou...
2019-08-17 00:16

Why Does the Trade Deficit Keep Expanding Despite Tariffs? Currency markets are helping to thwart efforts to shrink the US trade deficit, which is expanding despite tariffs, by weakening currencies like the yuan....
2019-08-20 19:16

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulting in the death and injury of various civilians, the United Nations chief, António Guterres, and the ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Fruit Of The Loom Losing About 100 Jobs, Most In Kentucky BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Fruit of the Loom says it is cutting about 100 jobs, mostly at its headquarters in Kentucky. News outlets report the Bowling Green-based company said it is transferring information technology services to Wipro Ltd., an India...
2019-05-23 14:48

GM pushes for more temp workers as UAW talks loom GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The last contract was bargained over in better times....
2019-06-19 15:16

UAW scrambles to save jobs, but layoffs loom After getting big job-creation commitments in recent contracts, the union is scrambling to keep the members it has now as automakers brace for a possible recession....
2019-07-15 08:16

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
2019-05-24 12:32

Stage 17 LIVE - Could it be a day for the breakaway as Alps loom? "Live updates from Stage 17 of the Tour de France between Pont du Gard and Gap, with Felix Lowe (aka @SaddleBlaze). Can Geraint Thomas take time out of Alaphilippe before the hat-trick of big mountain stages?"...
2019-07-24 16:16

A $1 trillion US budget deficit is one big reason the Fed may have to cut rates If low inflation, a wobbly economy and tariff jitters weren't enough to push the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, there's another reason....
2019-08-13 21:16

Whitecaps overcome 2-goal deficit to tie Rapids 2-2 VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Yordy Reyna scored on a free kick in the 80th minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps overcame an early two-goal deficit to tie the Colorado Rapids 2-2 on Saturday night. The kick from about 19 yards was set up when defe...
2019-06-23 10:16

Thanks to our trillion dollar deficit, inflation will hit us hard The White House reported last week that the 2019 budget deficit will top $1 trillion. Remember when people used to care. Well, someday inflation will hit with a vengeance and they will care again. As I’ve said many times before, you might as well apo...
2019-07-25 05:00

May's Fiscal Deficit Hits 52% Of Budgeted Target Net tax receipts in the first two months of the fiscal year were Rs 1.15 lakh crore, while total expenditure was Rs 5.13 lakh crore, government data showed....
2019-06-28 14:16

Blue Jays rally from 6-run deficit, beat Red Sox 8-7 BOSTON (AP) — Freddy Galvis and Rowdy Tellez hit back-to-back homers to help Toronto rally from a six-run deficit, and Eric Sogard drew a four-pitch, bases-loaded walk to break an eighth-inning tie and give the Blue Jays an 8-7 victory over the Bosto...
2019-06-23 04:01

US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit shrank in April, but the politically sensitive deficit with China moved higher. The Commerce Department says the gap between the goods and services the U.S. buys and what it sells abroad fell 2.1% to $50.8 bil...
2019-06-06 17:00

Mick Mulvaney guzzles the deficit Kool-Aid As a member of the House of Representatives, Mick Mulvaney was a stalwart voice for deficit reduction and spending reform. He recognized that entitlement reform was the keystone to preserving American prosperity for future generations....
2019-06-12 17:16

Blue Jays rally from 6-0 deficit to edge Red Sox Boston reliever Ryan Brasier walked Eric Sogard and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. with the bases loaded to force in two runs - including the go-ahead run -- in a three-run eighth inning and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays came back to defeat the Red Sox 8-7 o...
2019-06-23 03:48

FC Dallas overcomes 3-goal deficit to tie Impact Ryan Hollingshead scored in stoppage time and FC Dallas overcame a three-goal deficit to tie the Montreal Impact 3-3       ...
2019-08-18 05:48

Office sidesteps CVA as dozens of store closures loom The shoe retailer Office is plotting the closure of up to half its UK stores as it becomes the latest chain to confront the impact of brutal high street trading....
2019-08-09 20:32

‘We Have a Lot of Questions’: Doubts Loom Over G.M. Plan for Lordstown Plant President Trump said he was helping to save jobs at the Ohio factory after General Motors ceased production there. But such promises have not always panned out....
2019-05-21 15:16

France to approve first crypto-issuers as new rules loom France's financial watchdog is poised to approve a first tranche of cryptocurrency-related companies under new rules on digital coins, some of the first such regulations to be launched by a major economy....
2019-07-16 15:00

$300 billion in China tariffs still loom as a business worry Business groups warn that President Trump's Saturday announcement that the White House would not impose $300 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods does not mean that those tariffs won't still be imposed....
2019-07-02 05:32

Mountains loom large in 2019 Tour de France Tour de France competitors are facing a tougher race this year after organizers peppered the route with three stages that finish on mountain climbs reaching above 2,000 meters, or 6,500 feet. The cycling race begins on July 6th. (July 1)   ...
2019-07-01 10:16

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team to fail to win the NBA title after holding the same advantage....
2019-06-08 08:16

Selby recovers from two-frame deficit to beat Woollaston "Mark Selby recovers from a two-frame deficit to beat Ben Woollaston in their International Championship encounter in China. Watch LIVE on Eurosport and the Eurosport Player."...
2019-08-07 06:16

Verstappen: Red Bull's British GP deficit on straights is lower Max Verstappen says his Honda-powered Red Bull is "not too far away on the straights" at the British Grand Prix, as he eyes a second straight Formula 1 victory...
2019-07-14 12:16

U.S. Budget Deficit Grew 39% in First Eight Months of Fiscal Year Government tax revenue continued to rise in May thanks to a sturdy labor market, but not enough to offset higher federal outlays, the Treasury Department said....
2019-06-13 00:32

Budget office: U.S. federal deficit will top record $1 trillion The White House Office of Management and Budget says the 2019 federal deficit is projected to surpass the $1 trillion mark -- the highest it's been in years....
2019-07-16 22:00

General Fiscal Deficit Pegged At 5.8% In Economic Survey In the interim Budget presented in February, the government had revised upward its fiscal deficit target to 3.4 per cent of GDP for 2018-19, from the previously estimated 3.3 per cent....
2019-07-04 13:48

U.S. budget deficit widens; spending up on health, military The U.S. government's deficit widened to $120 billion in July, fueled by increases in spending on health care and the military, according to data released on Monday by the Treasury Department....
2019-08-12 21:32

Treasury: Federal gov't has spent record $3.7T, widened deficit A new U.S. Treasury Department report says the federal government has spent a record $3.7 trillion so far this year -- the most it's used over the first 10 months of a U.S. fiscal year since the Great Recession....
2019-08-15 02:48

Monthly US trade deficit rises slightly to $72.1 billion The U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday that the international trade deficit in goods rose to $72.1 billion in April, up a marginal 0.3% from March's level of $71.9 billion according to an "advance look" at the data. The shift was due to exports dro...
2019-05-30 19:48

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nations chief’s condemnation and an appeal for “peaceful dialogue” to resume....
2019-06-03 21:16

Mo Salah says VAR will win him more penalties Mohamed Salah has warned Liverpool's opponents that VAR's introduction will lead to him winning more penalties -- despite insisting he's no fan of the video assistant refereeing system....
2019-08-20 22:00

Mexico to Lobby White House as Trump's Tariffs Loom Mexican officials plan to lobby Trump administration officials at the White House on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to hold off on tariffs that the president has threatened to impose starting Monday amid a dispute over border security....
2019-06-05 20:48

Disruption, corruption loom over UAW union talks with Big Three Detroit automakers Uncommon issues during this year's talks include technological changes threatening traditional union jobs and an ongoing federal corruption probe that has already led to eight convictions....
2019-07-23 16:48

VW CEO meets top U.S. trade official as Mexico tariffs loom -sources Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Herbert Diess met on Monday with the top U.S. trade official, a week before new tariffs are set to hit imported Mexican vehicles, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-06-04 01:48

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

Fed Chair Powell Signals Rate Cut as Economic Risks Loom Jerome H. Powell sent stock markets higher with comments that trade tensions and global economic issues continue to weigh on the United States economy....
2019-07-11 01:32

Long at the Fringe, Gun Issues Loom Large for Democratic Candidates After years of failed efforts to enact federal universal background checks for new gun purchases, several candidates are on the leading edge of a push for more aggressive anti-gun measures...
2019-05-31 11:32

Mexico hopes to reach migration deal with U.S. as tariffs loom Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as diplomatic talks were set to begin in Washington....
2019-06-03 15:00

| Mexico scrambles to slow migrants as Trump tariffs loom Mexico scrambled to slow the flow of Central American migrants to the United States as talks continued in Washington to head off US President Donald Trump's threat of potentially catastrophic tariffs on Mexican goods....
2019-06-07 16:16

Japan Posts Surprising Growth, but Economic Threats Loom The annualized rate of 1.8 percent was down from the previous quarter but still higher than expected. Trade wars, uncertain global prospects and a new consumption tax remain on the horizon....
2019-08-09 05:48

Costco is looking at alternative sourcing and price hikes as tariffs loom Costco reported profit and revenue that beat Street estimates and said it would tackle the proposed round of tariffs on Chinese imports by sourcing goods from other countries and possible price increases....
2019-05-31 19:32

Falling Trade Deficit is Good for Stocks: True or False? There are many widely held beliefs about the stock market that are simply untrue. Even professional market observers often neglect to investigate these "myths" for themselves -- and their clients. Consider the claim that a falling trade deficit is go...
2019-05-21 16:00

Argentina overcomes late 3-goal deficit, knocks out Scotland Florencia Bonsegundo converted a penalty kick in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time on her second attempt, and Argentina overcame a three-goal deficit in the final 30 minutes for a 3-3 draw against Scotland on Wednesday night that elimina...
2019-06-21 01:32

April-June Fiscal Deficit Reaches 61% Of Budgetary Target Central government's total expenditure stood at Rs 7.21 lakh crore (25.9 per cent of the budget estimates) and total receipts were Rs 2.89 lakh crore....
2019-07-31 18:16

Despite Deficit Worries, Senate Gives Final Approval to Spending Increases The Senate gave final approval to a two-year budget deal that would lift the federal debt limit and raise spending by hundreds of billions of dollars....
2019-08-02 01:00

Current Account Deficit Narrows To $4.6 Billion In January-March The Reserve Bank of India said on Friday that the current account deficit was $4.6 billion, against $13.0 billion in the quarter ended March 31, 2018....
2019-06-29 15:48

U.S. trade deficit surges to five-month high as imports soar The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, eclipsing a broad rise in exports....
2019-07-03 20:32

D.C. United overcomes quick two-goal deficit, concedes late in 3-3 tie Ulises Segura scores twice to bring United back, Luciano Acosta scored in regulation to give D.C. the lead, but Chicago answers in stoppage time to hand the hosts a tough draw....
2019-05-30 06:00

WRAPUP 2-U.S. trade deficit shrinks on weak imports, exports The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports and exports tumbled, leading economists to warn that the Trump administration's "America First" agenda was curbing trade between the United States and the rest of the world....
2019-06-06 20:32

Japan Posts Surprising Growth but Global Uncertainty and Tax Bump Loom The Japanese economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the April-June quarter led by solid domestic demand, but a tax increase and global uncertainty could dim the outlook....
2019-08-09 08:32

Netanyahu’s supporters push a bill to give him immunity as indictments loom Knesset members cannot be charged with a criminal offense committed during or before being voted in unless immunity is waived by the body, a draft of the measure said....
2019-05-21 23:16

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as trade tensions loom....
2019-05-25 11:32

Australian interest rates head for 1% as emergency measures loom for economy RBA governor drops strong hint of fresh cuts to 1.25% cash rate while experts say US-style quantitative easing is on the cardsInterest rates are heading for unprecedented lows below 1% and the Reserve Bank could even be forced into extraordinary meas...
2019-06-21 20:16

Fed Officials Make the Case for Cutting Interest Rates as Risks Loom The presidents of the St. Louis and Minneapolis branches of the Federal Reserve want rates cut now, and even the central bank’s vice chair says uncertainty is growing....
2019-06-21 19:48

UPDATE 2-Costco looking at alternative sourcing, price hikes as tariffs loom Costco Wholesale Corp on Thursday reported quarterly profit and revenue that beat Wall Street estimates and said it would tackle the proposed round of tariffs on Chinese imports by sourcing goods from other countries and possible price increases....
2019-05-31 03:16

As meetings begin and U.S. tariffs loom, Mexico hopes for migration deal Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as high-level talks were set to begin in Washington....
2019-06-03 18:16

As Maharashtra Polls Loom, Sena Calls For Rotation Of Chief Ministership Having managed to squeeze a 50-50 seat-sharing deal out of the BJP in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, the Shiv Sena now seems set to drive an equally hard bargain for the upcoming battle for......
2019-06-12 00:32

Volkswagen CEO meets top U.S. trade official as Mexico tariffs loom: sources Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Herbert Diess met on Monday with the top U.S. trade official, a week before new tariffs are set to hit imported Mexican vehicles, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-06-04 03:16

Stocks rise on firm rate-cut expectations though trade worries loom A broad index of stocks around the world edged higher on Thursday as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest-rate cut, though concerns about global trade tensions capped gains....
2019-07-11 18:32

India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai....
2019-05-24 05:00

Late Monsoon Pushed Rain Deficit In June To 45%: Weather Office A delay in the arrival of monsoon has pushed the country's rainfall deficiency in the first nine days of June to 45 per cent, the India Meteorological Department said today....
2019-06-09 22:00

WRAPUP 1-U.S. trade deficit at five-month high; labor market slowing The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, overshadowing a broad rise in exports....
2019-07-03 16:16

CANADA STOCKS-TSX higher as oil prices rise, trade deficit shrinks Canada's main stock index rose slightly on Thursday as data showed the country's trade deficit shrunk - the latest sign the economy is recovering from a slowdown, while the energy sector gained on stabilizing oil prices....
2019-06-06 16:48

Rays erase 6-run deficit, beat Blue Jays on wild pitch in 10 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - It was a single for almost anyone else. It was a double for Kevin Kiermaier, whose speed in the bottom of 10th inning produced the run to cap Tampa Bay's big comeback....
2019-08-07 10:16

China Promises To Address India's Concern Over Ballooning Trade Deficit China on Monday promised to address India's growing concerns over the ballooning trade deficit and suggested expanding cooperation in areas like industrial production, tourism and border trade to......
2019-08-12 23:48

WRAPUP 1-U.S. trade deficit narrows in April; labor market strong The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports of goods dropped to a 15-month low, which could support the economy as it slows after a temporary boost from exports and an accumulation of inventories early this year....
2019-06-06 16:48

Hamilton Comes Back From 20-Second Deficit To Beat Verstappen In Hungarian Grand Prix With 21 laps to go in the Hungarian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was 21 seconds behind. Max Verstappen had fought him off long enough that Mercedes realized their only way to victory was with an aggressive pit strategy. Hamilton had emerged from the pi...
2019-08-05 01:00

Blues looking to limit penalties in Game 4 ST. LOUIS -- Throughout the Stanley Cup Final, the St. Louis Blues have spoken repeatedly of playing a disciplined game and staying out of the penalty box. Yet when the Boston Bruins appear on the ice, St. Louis struggles to play physically without t...
2019-06-03 00:16

Norway through to last 16 with two penalties against South Korea Two penalties, one early in each half, gave Norway a 2-1 victory over South Korea in the Women’s World Cup at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims to secure a place in the last 16 and eliminate their opponents.Norway went ahead in the fifth minute through ...
2019-06-18 07:32

Brexit news latest: Jean-Claude Juncker hails Theresa May as a 'woman of courage' as Europe reacts to her resignation European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has hailed Theresa May as a "woman of courage" after she announced she will stand down as Prime Minister....
2019-05-24 21:32

UPDATE 2-Codelco reports drop in copper output as labor talks loom Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, reported an 18% year-on-year drop in its first-quarter copper output on Thursday, as unions at its Chuquicamata mine announced they would hold talks with the company in hopes of averting a strike....
2019-05-31 03:16

Hope Solo's comments loom large before US kicks off Women's World Cup matches While the U.S. women’s national team is just hours away from playing Thailand in its first Women’s World Cup game, the most talked about player might not even be on the team....
2019-06-10 13:48

Free-spending consumers lift company profits, but Trump tariffs now loom U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports comes on the heels of unexpectedly strong second-quarter results for automakers, consumer products companies and restaurant chains, boosted by spending on high-end products...
2019-08-02 04:48

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on trade deficit data, gains in materials Canada's main stock index opened slightly higher on Thursday, after the country's trade deficit shrunk, the latest sign the economy is recovering from a slowdown, with rising gold prices boosting the materials sector....
2019-06-06 16:48

MTA’s reorganization plan will make small dent in agency’s massive deficit: report The MTA wants to slim down — ever so slightly. A set of proposals to cut bureaucratic fat off the transit authority’s $18 billion operation would reduce the size of the massive 75,000-person agency by just 3 to 4 percent, or 1,900 to 2,70...
2019-07-18 02:16

A top White House economic adviser says the ballooning budget deficit 'doesn’t bother' him AP/Evan Vucci White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suggested on Thursday that the rapidly growing gap between federal income and spending wasn't a pressing concern. "I don't think we're at a crisis point now," Kudlow said of publicly-held debt ...
2019-06-14 01:48

Tybee Island Police Department says officers’ body camera footage shows proper action was taken during a recent arrest that some claimed was an excessive use of force. (WSAV/NBC News) Georgia’s Tybee Police Department has released more video showing a closer look at what happened when two officers arrested 21-year-old Olivia Simons. Cell phone video of the arrest went viral on social media after the arrest la...
2019-08-08 09:00

'Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website. Madawi Al-Rasheed, an expert on Saudi society, says mass executions are becoming common in the Gulf kingdom....
2019-05-24 00:32

| England take Nations League 3rd place on penalties England deservedly claimed the consolation prize of third place at the Nations League 6-5 on penalties on Sunday after a 0-0 draw against a limited Switzerland...
2019-06-09 19:48

Tariffs Would Hit Many Goods That Previously Avoided Penalties A U.S. threat to impose escalating tariffs on all imports from Mexico would hit sectors that have had little exposure to the Trump administration’s aggressive trade initiatives, including importers of autos, crude oil and fruits and vegetables....
2019-05-31 19:16

Honda decision when to take F1 penalties with Red Bull 'very complicated' The decision on when Honda's next upgraded Formula 1 engine will be introduced, which will trigger grid penalties for Red Bull, is "very complicated", according to the manufacturer's technical chief...
2019-08-18 17:32

Cool approach to penalties sees Norway through There was a sense of inevitability for Norway as they rallied together ahead of the penalty shootout that sent them into the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup following a 1-1 draw with Australia on Saturday....
2019-06-23 03:48

Youthful Arsenal need penalties to overcome Angers "Unai Emery opted to give youth a chance as an experimental Arsenal side won on penalties after being held to a 1-1 draw by Angers in their penultimate pre-season game."...
2019-07-31 22:16

Norway defeat Australia on penalties to reach last eight "Women\u0027s World Cup last 16, Allianz Riviera, Nice - Norway 1 (Herlovsen 31\u0027) Australia 1 (Kellond-Knight 83\u0027). Norway win 4-1 on penalties."...
2019-06-23 01:48

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
2019-06-15 03:00

Sara Netanyahu pleads guilty in illegal meals case as corruption probes loom over husband Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, agreed to a plea deal on Wednesday morning in a case concerning illegally ordered meals at the Prime Minister's residence, according to a statement released by Israel's Justice Mi...
2019-06-12 20:32

Has any World Cup had more goals from penalties than France 2019? | The Knowledge Plus: Ronaldo’s same-city derby feat, armband-swapping club and country captains (part two) and ball-popping captains. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Is the Women’s World Cup the most penalty-ish tournament ever?” asks Thomas Levine. “Either in te...
2019-07-03 13:48

Trump Administration Freezing Fuel Efficiency Penalties In The US The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel......
2019-07-14 11:32

London drivers issued with 1.4m traffic penalties in one year News 3 Jul, 2019 Authorities in London issued 1,439,942 moving traffic penalties in 2017-18 – a 30 per cent increase on the previous financial year...
2019-07-03 22:48

MPs call for tougher penalties on drivers using mobile phones Committee says ban on hands-free use should be considered amid rise in road deathsTougher restrictions on drivers using mobile phones, including extending the ban to hands-free devices, should be considered, MPs have said.The transport select committ...
2019-08-13 02:48

| Madagascar edge DR Congo on penalties to keep dream run alive Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar kept their remarkable run going with a penalty shootout victory over the DR Congo to secure a place in the quarter-finals....
2019-07-08 01:32

Penalties not lowering hospital-acquired infection rates (Reuters Health) - A penalty program established to reduce infections and other complications in U.S. hospitals hasn't made these events less likely or reduced fatalities or repeat hospitalizations, a large study suggests....
2019-07-11 00:16

Middlesbrough tumble out of Carabao Cup after losing to Crewe on penalties • ‘It was a terrible performance,’ says Jonathan Woodgate • Forest Green beat Charlton thanks to debutant keeperDavid Artell felt League Two Crewe deserved to be in the second round of the Carabao Cup even before Middlesbrough forced penalties at the...
2019-08-14 01:48

White House freezes fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
2019-07-13 10:32

Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
2019-07-13 08:01

Tennis Toughens Penalties for Weak First-Round Performances Two players have lost all their prize money from Grand Slam tournaments to cover fines for failing to “perform to a professional standard” in first-round matches....
2019-07-12 00:32

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated currency....
2019-05-24 06:32

Man City beat Liverpool on penalties to win Community Shield Manchester City struck an early blow for the forthcoming Premier League campaign as they beat 5-4 Liverpool on penalties to win the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday after an absorbing contest had finished 1-1....
2019-08-04 23:48

Brawn: F1 should explain penalties better after Vettel Canada episode Formula 1 should work to find ways to better explain penalty decisions in the wake of the Sebastian Vettel's controversial demotion in the Canadian Grand Prix, says Ross Brawn...
2019-06-11 21:16

Penalties expected for Renault, McLaren for new F1 Spec C engine The four drivers from the Renault and McLaren Formula 1 teams are set to take grid penalties at Spa and Monza when a new Spec C power unit is introduced...
2019-08-01 19:00

Premier League will not use VAR to ensure keepers toe line on penalties "Video Assistant Referees (VAR) in the Premier League will not determine whether goalkeepers have moved off their line during penalties, leaving the decision to on-field officials, The Times reported."...
2019-06-20 19:00

England claims 3rd place in Nations League after penalties England beat Switzerland 6-5 in a sudden death penalty shootout Sunday to claim the consolation prize of third place in UEFA's inaugural Nations League competition       ...
2019-06-09 19:00

E-ZPass scofflaw whines about $62,000 owed in penalties and fees Dear John: I was recently contacted by the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority’s E-ZPass division because of tolls that I owe. I’m not disputing the $4,000 in tolls I owe. I’m complaining about the $62,000 it says I owe in penalties and fees. That...
2019-08-05 07:00

Verstappen: Formula 1 stewards forced to give certain penalties Max Verstappen believes stewards do not want to give certain penalties during Formula 1 races but are obliged to do so because of how the rulebook is worded...
2019-06-20 17:48

Exit Australia on penalties as Kerr misses from the spot Australian star Sam Kerr flunked her spot kick as the Matildas lost a penalty shoot-out to Norway after a pulsating last 16 Women's World Cup clash in Nice Saturday....
2019-06-23 01:32

Norway beats Australia on penalties to reach quarterfinals NICE, France (AP) — Ingrid Engen hit the decisive penalty kick and Norway beat Australia in a shootout Saturday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup. Australia captain Sam Kerr, who was frustrated by Norway most of the...
2019-06-23 02:16

Telecom Panel Said to Again Defer Decision on Jio Interconnection Penalties No decision could be taken on the issue of penalty as one of the Secretaries had to leave early, so the issue has been deferred, official sources said....
2019-06-14 13:16

United defeat Milan on penalties in International Champions Cup "Principality Stadium, International Champions Cup - Manchester United (Rashford 14\u0027 Lingard 72\u0027) AC Milan 2 (Suso 26\u0027 Lindelof o.g. 60\u0027) Manchester United win 5-4 on penalties"...
2019-08-03 21:48

Trump Criticizes Departing U.K. Leader May President Trump took a swipe at departing U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of Brexit, while declaring the U.S. would “no longer deal with” the British ambassador, who was critical of Mr. Trump....
2019-07-09 03:16

Mexico deploys military to curb migration, reportedly offers major concessions as Trump tariffs loom With just days to go until the Trump administration is set to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico unless the country halts the unprecedented flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border, numerous signs that Mexico would capitulate emerged Thu...
2019-06-07 16:01

UPDATE 3-Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
2019-07-13 09:32

Ole Gunnar Solsjkær has faith in Paul Pogba to keep taking penalties • Pogba missed from spot in Manchester United’s draw at Wolves• ‘Paul has scored many before so there’s no problem’Ole Gunnar Solskjær says he has no intention of taking away Paul Pogba’s penalty-taking privileges despite the midfielder missing from ...
2019-08-20 04:48

Ole Gunnar Solskjær has faith in Paul Pogba to keep taking penalties Pogba denied in Manchester United’s draw at Wolves‘Paul has scored many before so there’s no problem’Ole Gunnar Solskjær says he has no intention of taking away Paul Pogba’s penalty-taking privileges despite the midfielder missing from the spot as Ma...
2019-08-20 12:48

Penalties see lacklustre Norway beat Korea to seal last 16 spot "Two penalties were enough to book Norway\u0027s ticket to the last 16 at the women\u0027s World Cup after an uninspiring 2-1 win against a feisty South Korea team that restored some pride after losing their first two games."...
2019-06-18 01:00

12 states challenge White House plan to freeze mpg penalties Led by California and New York, 12 states petitioned to reverse the Trump administration's move to suspend a 2016 Obama White House rule that more than doubled penalties for automakers that don't meet fuel efficiency rules. Automakers claim the fines...
2019-08-02 22:48

Manchester City Defeat Liverpool On Penalties To Win Community Shield Manchester City have won back-to-back FA Community Shield trophies for the first time in club history after defeating Liverpool 5-4 on penalties. Brazilian youngster Gabriel Jesus was the hero for Manchester City, scoring the winning penalty after Cl...
2019-08-05 05:48

Norris to avoid penalties as German GP engine issue identified Lando Norris is set to escape further power unit-related penalties at the Hungarian Grand Prix after McLaren and Formula 1 engine supplier Renault identified the cause of his Hockenheim retirement...
2019-08-01 03:48

Canada hints at penalties for internet firms that allow child exploitation Internet companies that do not actively combat the online exploitation of children should face financial consequences, Canada's public safety minister hinted on Tuesday after announcing an increase in police funding to fight it....
2019-08-07 03:32

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration....
2019-05-24 23:00

Jordan Pickford saves the day as England beat Switzerland on penalties On the face of it, this should have been cause for celebration. England have finished third at a major finals for the first time since the 1968 European Championships even if, for context, that was a tournament won by Italy who had claimed their semi...
2019-06-09 21:32

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doctors to overprescribe a fentanyl spray....
2019-06-10 18:16

| Chile beat Colombia on penalties to reach Copa semis Champions Chile maintained their hopes of a third straight Copa America victory after beating Colombia on penalties on Friday to reach the semi-finals....
2019-06-29 08:32

France seeks to save IS jihadis from death penalties in Iraq PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign minister says his government is working to spare four French former members of the Islamic State group from execution after Iraq sentenced them to death. However, France has made no effort to bring back captured Fr...
2019-05-28 11:48

De Blasio calls for stiffer penalties against speeding in school zones Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed Friday that the state Legislature pass a new law to stiffen fines — and even yank the licenses — of reckless lead-foot motorists repeatedly nabbed speeding through school zones. The mayor made the pitch after...
2019-05-25 05:16

Alfa Romeo appeal German GP post-race penalties Alfa Romeo have formally appealed stewards' decisions that dropped Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi out of the points at the German Grand Prix and extended Lewis Hamilton's overall Formula One lead....
2019-08-01 15:16

Trump Calls for a Big Fed Rate Cut, Again Criticizes Powell President Trump called for the Fed to sharply cut interest rates and again criticized the central bank’s chairman for a “horrendous lack of vision,” while reiterating his belief that the U.S. economy is strong....
2019-08-20 02:16

NRA criticizes presidential candidates after mass shootings The National Rifle Association accused U.S. presidential candidates on Thursday of trying to politicize the deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, warning against enhanced background checks for gun buyers a day after Republican President Donald Tru...
2019-08-09 00:48

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contracts — which would enable New Yorkers for the first time to pay a woman in the state to carry th...
2019-05-30 13:32

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. Hours before he touched down in the U.K. for a three-day state visit, President Trump courted controversy and reopened a long-running feud with London’s mayor by calling him a “stone-cold loser.”...
2019-06-03 16:32

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
2019-05-22 00:16

Leclerc, Perez, Hulkenberg escape Monaco GP weight check penalties Charles Leclerc, Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg have all escaped further action after missing weight checks during qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix...
2019-05-25 21:16

'It sucks to go out on penalties': Matildas rally round Sam Kerr after shootout miss Captain misses spot kick as Australia crash out to NorwayNorway 1-1 Australia (4-1 on pens): player ratingsMatildas skipper Sam Kerr has vowed to come back stronger after her penalty shocker in Australia’s World Cup loss to Norway. With the scores le...
2019-06-23 06:00

England’s Fran Kirby fears VAR handball law offers cynical way to win penalties • England profit from ‘unnatural position’ rule in Scotland win• Kirby says players could be tempted to aim at defenders’ armsEngland’s Fran Kirby fears cynical players and managers will be tempted to exploit the new handball rules to win penalties. ...
2019-06-11 23:48

Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties to win the Uefa Super Cup 2019 – as it happened Adrian saved Tammy Abraham’s spot-kick to ensure that Liverpool picked up another European trophy in Istanbul 11.13pm BST Here’s Daniel Taylor’s match report. Related: Liverpool sink Chelsea to lift Super Cup thanks to Adrián shootout save 10.59pm ...
2019-08-15 02:48

Algeria beat Ivory Coast on penalties to reach the AFCON semis "Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final - Suez Stadium – Ivory Coast 1 (J. Kodjia 62\u0027) Algeria 1 (S. Feghouli 20\u0027) Algeria win 4-3 on penalties"...
2019-07-11 23:48

Slow golfers to face stiffer penalties on European Tour next season • One-shot penalty introduced for two poor times per round• Slow coaches face £26,000 fine – up from £9,000The European Tour is to step up efforts to eradicate slow play by increasing penalties from the start of next season.With the pace of play in t...
2019-08-19 18:16

US issues final rules halting increase of fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration isn't deterred by legal attempts to preserve a once-planned increase in fuel efficiency penalties. The NHTSA has issued final rules freezing the fine at $5.50 for every tenth of a mile per gallon a new vehicle consumes ...
2019-07-14 00:48

Pompeo criticizes China after meeting top diplomat in Bangkok U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticized China's actions in Asia after meeting his Chinese counterpart for the first time this year amid political tension between the two countries....
2019-08-01 18:32

The Latest: Dubai newspaper criticizes Iran's top diplomat The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:30 a.m....
2019-05-28 10:48

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is criticizing what it calls “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by disputes over trade and technology. Foreign ministry sp...
2019-06-28 11:16

Report criticizes investigation of Malta journalist slaying BRUSSELS (AP) — Council of Europe lawmakers have adopted a report criticizing the investigation into the assassination of a leading Maltese investigative journalist and calling for a public inquiry in the case. The report adopted Wednesday by a commi...
2019-05-29 15:48

Germany’s Merkel criticizes Trump comments on congresswomen German Chancellor Angela Merkel is criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments about Democratic lawmakers of color, saying they run counter to what she considers “the strength of America.”...
2019-07-19 13:16

Rihanna Criticizes Trump’s Response to Mass Shootings Rihanna criticized Donald Trump’s reaction to back-to-back mass shootings in less than a day via her social media accounts on Sunday. The singer and entrepreneur posted a screenshot of Trump’s tweet following the El Paso shooting, calling...
2019-08-06 05:16

Maradona criticizes Argentina after Copa America loss BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Diego Maradona has criticized Argentina after its opening loss to Colombia in the Copa America. Maradona tells the TyC Sports channel in Buenos Aires “even Tonga can beat us.” Argentina lost 2-0 on Saturday, ...
2019-06-17 19:16

Putin says liberalism is ‘eating itself,’ criticizes migrant influx OSAKA, Japan — Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism at the Group of 20 summit in Japan, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests. Speaking after the summit in Osak...
2019-06-30 23:01

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico’s president The head of Mexico’s governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don’t appear to be a priority for his administration...
2019-06-03 23:16

N. Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticizes Seoul North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States...
2019-08-11 10:00

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don't appear to be a priority for his administration....
2019-06-04 01:32

Of Course Harvey Weinstein's New Lawyer Is a Woman Who Criticizes MeToo Harvey Weinstein’s much-delayed sexual assault trial is expected to begin jury selection in September, and in anticipation, he’s rearranged his legal team for the third time.  Perhaps inevitably, his lawyers now include defense attorney Donna Rotunno...
2019-07-13 06:48

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet highlighted "patterns of violations of all human right...
2019-07-13 02:32

Azarenka criticizes gender 'inequality' in tournament schedules Former world number one Victoria Azarenka said there is "big inequality" in the scheduling of men's and women's matches at tournaments, describing this year's French Open as unacceptable....
2019-07-05 23:00

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress report on Turkey’s membership prospects released ...
2019-05-29 15:48

Motor Vehicles Bill Clears Rajya Sabha; Stricter Penalties For Violations The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to tighten road traffic regulations such as issuance of driving licence and imposed stricter penalties for violations in an attempt to improve road safety....
2019-07-31 21:00

Premier League rule changes explained: VAR, handball, free-kicks, substitutions and penalties The Premier League is back and while there are the customary new signings, coaches and shirts for fans to get used to, there are a number of rule changes as well. Standard Sport looks at what is being brought in for the 2019-20 season....
2019-08-09 19:00

Alesha MacPhail's killer Aaron Campbell claims 27 year sentence is 'excessive and miscarriage of justice' The teenager who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute has claimed the 27-year sentence handed to him is "excessive and a miscarriage of justice."...
2019-08-08 13:00

Putin stands by China, criticizes U.S., in trade, Huawei disputes Aggressive U.S. tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, in a show of solidarity with China alongside its leader Xi Jinping....
2019-06-08 10:00

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump endorsed in a directive early in his tenure and......
2019-06-08 06:16

The Latest: Macron criticizes Champions League format change French President Emmanuel Macron has criticized a plan to make the Champions League a largely closed competition        ...
2019-06-04 16:48

The Latest: Women’s tour criticizes French Open scheduling PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 11:20 a.m. The women’s semifinals are starting at Roland Garros on an unusual day and at unusual courts — and the placement of the matches away from the main stadium has been cri...
2019-06-07 12:16

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar i...
2019-06-08 01:16

EU top jobs: German MEP criticizes eastern Europe’s 'destructive approach' Speaking on DW's Conflict Zone, conservative lawmaker Andreas Schwab criticized the role played by eastern European countries in the selection of candidates for the EU's key positions....
2019-07-24 17:32

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
2019-06-14 01:48

The Latest: Union official criticizes social media probe PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Philadelphia police officers’ social media posts (all times local): 10:40 p.m. A Philadelphia police union official says Police Commissioner Richard Ross’ comments about expecting officers to be fired ove...
2019-06-20 04:48

Nancy Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos Ms. Pelosi said the company’s decision to leave up manipulated videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to Russian manipulation of the 2016 election....
2019-05-29 22:48

U.S. secretary of state criticizes China's dams on Mekong River U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticized China's dam-building on the Mekong River, saying its construction had left the crucial waterway at its lowest level in a decade in Southeast Asian countries downstream....
2019-08-01 14:48

Carolina Panthers' Eric Reid criticizes the NFL's partnership with Jay-Z, Roc Nation Carolina Panthers defensive back Eric Reid criticized the NFL over its partnership with rapper and business mogul Jay Z and his agency Roc Nation to "strengthen community through music and the NFL's Inspire Change initiative.”...
2019-08-14 21:00

Iran supreme leader criticizes politicians amid US tensions Iran’s supreme leader publicly chastised the country’s moderate president and foreign minister, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal they had negotiated with world powers...
2019-05-22 22:48

Supreme leader criticizes Iran’s politicians amid US tension Iran’s supreme leader publicly chastised the country’s moderate president and foreign minister, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal they had negotiated with world powers...
2019-05-23 05:16

Liverpool 1-1 Manchester City: Bravo save seals Community Shield on penalties – as it happened Raheem Sterling put Man City ahead, but Joël Matip’s equaliser earned Liverpool a penalty shoot-out, in which Claudio Bravo’s save from Georginio Wijnaldum proved decisive 8.36pm BST Pep Guardiola bigs up Manchester United ... Related: Pep Guardiola:...
2019-08-04 22:16

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
2019-05-26 01:16

Italy’s Salvini calls for ‘tough response’ to UN after it criticizes migrant policy Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini is calling for a “tough response” to the United Nations, and hinting that Italy may reassess its contributions after the body after it criticized Italy’s policies toward migrants from Africa....
2019-05-30 07:32

Codelco chief criticizes low productivity, regulatory hurdles in Chile -newspaper The head of state-run miner Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, said Chile's mining industry was increasingly held back by new environmental regulations and the low productivity of Chilean workers, local daily La Tercera reported on Monday....
2019-05-28 03:32

Migrant rescue group criticizes Spain's offer to dock in Mallorca The migrant rescue charity 'Open Arms' has rejected a Spanish government offer for its vessel to dock at a Balearic Island port. It was the second offer the group rejected, citing an "urgent" and "inhumane" situation....
2019-08-20 06:16

Warren criticizes Trump's 'dart throwing' Mexico tariff decision Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on Mexico as "random dart throwing" that lacks a coherent strategy....
2019-06-05 21:32

In Iowa Donald Trump talks energy, Joe Biden criticizes tariffs President Donald Trump and 2020 Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on opposite ends of Iowa on Tuesday, both making tariffs a focus of their remarks....
2019-06-12 04:16

Doug Collins criticizes Democrats for flip-flopping on Russia threat House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins mocked Congressional Democrats on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday, for continuing to breathe life into the Rober Mueller Russia investigation. ...
2019-06-12 09:16

Pentagon puts $10 billion contract on hold after Trump criticizes Amazon The Pentagon has temporarily halted its $10 billion cloud-computing competition after President Trump suggested that the bid might be rigged in favor of Amazon. The process will now be reviewed by new Defense Secretary Mark Esper, and a spokesperson....
2019-08-02 19:00

The Latest: Women's tour criticizes French Open scheduling The Latest at the French Open: The women's semifinals are starting at Roland Garros on an unusual day and at unusual courts _ and the placement of the matches away from the main stadium has been criticized by the head of the women's tennis ...
2019-06-07 12:32

A day after distancing himself from hostile chant, Trump criticizes media for its coverage of his rally In morning tweets, the president said reporters should be more focused on the “vile and disgusting” statements by minority congresswomen he had repeatedly attacked....
2019-07-19 15:48

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
2019-06-13 00:00

Kenny Stills Criticizes Dolphins Owner Over Trump Fund-Raiser The player said Stephen Ross’s fund-raiser ran counter to the mission of a nonprofit Ross founded, which aims to use sports to improve race relations....
2019-08-08 08:00

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticizes Trump for 'go back' remark German Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing alongside a group female congressional Democrats that President Trump criticized over the weekend, saying that the remarks he made were unbecoming of “the strength of America.” ...
2019-07-20 05:00

Silicon Valley-area congressman criticizes tech firms for media job losses The Save Journalism Project came to San Francisco -- "the epicenter of Big Tech" -- to protest continued newsroom job losses and the need for government action....
2019-08-02 02:48

Corey Johnson criticizes 14th Street car ban, citing concerns about spillover traffic Corey Johnson is throwing the city’s 14th Street car ban under the bus. The City Council speaker on Monday took the side of his constituents who are fighting the city’s plan to speed up buses on the street by nixing cars, telling WNYC he ...
2019-08-13 03:32

A Former Vanity Fair Writer Criticizes the Handling of Her 2003 Profile of Jeffrey Epstein The arrest of the financier reopened old wounds in the world of magazine journalism, with the writer Vicky Ward accusing the editor Graydon Carter of having toned down an article....
2019-07-10 04:48

Theresa May offers Brexit advice to successor, criticizes populism in farewell speech With only a few days left in power, the 62-year-old May railed against the coarsening of politics in what her audience took to be words aimed at Britain's probable next leader Boris Johnson or U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-07-18 03:16

Trump renews attack on Ilhan Omar and criticizes 'crazed' media – live updates President says media overplayed the crowd’s chanting ‘send her back’ at his rally despite his daughter urging him to repudiate the racist chant Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.19pm BST Some Trump administration officials, alli...
2019-07-19 17:48

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in carrying out the agreement with world powers....
2019-05-22 23:16

New York Rangers' Artemi Panarin criticizes Vladimir Putin in interview on YouTube New York Rangers star Artemi Panarin advocates for term limits that would make it "impossible to return to power" as Vladimir Putin did.       ...
2019-07-19 02:48

Scheer criticizes Trudeau for adding anti-Conservative union to media bailout panel Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the Liberals' decision to name Unifor to a panel that will decide which media outlets receive government funding is the latest example of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "stacking the deck" in his favour to get re...
2019-05-27 02:32

Former USMNT player Jermaine Jones questions equal pay in soccer, criticizes Alex Morgan Former U.S. men's player Jermaine Jones does not believe women are justified in their fight for equal pay, saying it could "backfire real quick."       ...
2019-08-01 14:48

Losing the base? MSNBC guest criticizes Biden for embarrassing public gaffes over many years MSNBC contributor Noah Rothman claimed Joe Biden has been embarrassingly misspeaking in public for years and said voters shouldn't be shocked by his gaffes out on the campaign trail. ...
2019-07-03 00:00

Bernie Sanders awkwardly criticizes Washington Post event he was speaking at due to financial sponsorship Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., provoked some laughter when he appeared on Tuesday at a major outlet's event focused on interviewing the 2020 candidate on his vision for America....
2019-07-16 20:48

Obama implicitly criticizes Trump over language that 'feeds climate of fear and hatred' – live Democratic presidential candidates thank Obama for ‘moral clarity’Trump blames ‘violent’ video games as El Paso death toll rises to 22Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.59pm BST The Senate minority leader, Chuck Schumer, has som...
2019-08-06 02:16

Donald Trump criticizes Megan Rapinoe after US soccer captain's White House jibe President Donald Trump has warned Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect" the United States flag. The US captain has said ahead of the US's quarterfinal against France that she stands by almost every word of the statement....
2019-06-28 09:00

Dayton Mayor Criticizes Trump’s ‘Unhelpful’ Gun Control Comments as the President Prepares to Visit the City The mayor of Dayton, Ohio, was underwhelmed by President Donald Trump’s response the day after a shooting claimed the lives of nine people on a Dayton street on Sunday. Following a weekend in which 31 people were killed in mass shootings in Day...
2019-08-07 11:48

Miami Dolphins WR Kenny Stills criticizes team owner Stephen Ross over Trump fundraiser Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills criticized team owner Stephen Ross over the holding of a fundraiser to support President Donald Trump.       ...
2019-08-08 02:32

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-founder’s well-being, accusing “a group of democratic States” of “ganging up” on the prisoner to “isolate...
2019-05-31 18:16

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation, so the pitcher will skip the amateur draft and sign long-term deal in Japan.        ...
2019-05-24 00:48

Amal Clooney Criticizes World Leaders for ‘Collective Shrug’ Over Killing of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi (LONDON) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with “a collective shrug” over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. Clooney, the British government...
2019-07-11 00:32

Citing Princess Diana’s death, Elton John criticizes British media outlets over their coverage of Meghan and Harry The singer wrote on Twitter that he was “deeply distressed” by “distorted and malicious” coverage of the royal couple’s recent trip with baby Archie to France....
2019-08-19 23:16

Kenny Stills criticizes Dolphins owner for Trump fundraiser, owner responds Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills criticized owner Stephen Ross for hosting a Donald Trump fundraiser Wednesday on TWITTER. The Dolphins' billionaire owner responded with a statement hours later....
2019-08-08 15:48

Joe Biden criticizes Kim Jong Un; North Korea calls Biden 'an imbecile' North Korean state media slammed former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un, calling the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful "bereft of elementary quality as a human being."...
2019-05-22 21:32

Roger Federer criticizes age rule that limits Cori 'Coco' Gauff Roger Federer is not a fan of the age rule that limits female tennis players from playing in a cornucopia of major events.       ...
2019-07-09 23:32

Pirates broadcaster criticizes Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for 'all the jewelry' after hit by pitch Longtime Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass tacitly criticized Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for wearing jewelry Tuesday after a hit by pitch.        ...
2019-06-05 20:32

Trevor Noah criticizes Neil deGrasse Tyson's panned tweet: 'First of all, timing' "I get what (Neil deGrasse Tyson) was trying to do. He was trying to be science-y in that moment," Trevor Noah said, "But first of all, timing."        ...
2019-08-06 21:48

Cuomo gives SUNY audit power to comptroller in wake of ‘Buffalo Billion’ scandal ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo made good Friday on an agreement restoring the state comptroller’s pre-audit powers over economic development projects tied to the state and New York City university systems — following corruption scandals that led to major convic...
2019-08-17 03:00

FDNY firefighter Lt. Brian Sullivan, who suffered fatal heart attack, remembered at funeral Lt. Brian "Sully" Sullivan was 54 years old. He died after suffering a heart attack in his Orange County home early Aug. 10. He had just finished a day-long tour, during which he responded to seven emergencies and a kitchen fire, officials said....
2019-08-17 03:00

How a fan's viral video turned Aaron Boone's Yankees into 'savages' It's all over social media and on T-shirts worn by players and sold in the team store. So why did the skipper's rant turn into a rallying cry? You can thank a guy called Jomboy....
2019-08-17 03:32

Bagundi Is Here To Please Your Andhra Food Cravings, One Fiery Dish A Time Bagundi brings a homely feel through its ambiance that is highly influenced by rural and coastal Andhra Pradesh right before serving you a roller coaster of dishes that are sure to satiate your fiery......
2019-08-17 03:32

NYPD hunts for person of interest in subway station rice cooker scare Police are questioning a man who was allegedly seen leaving at least two rice cookers in a subway station, and sparking an evacuation in Lower Manhattan Friday morning, law enforcement sources told The Post. The man, who is in his 20s or 30s,was seen...
2019-08-17 04:16

Jeffrey Epstein's death ruled a suicide An autopsy carried out on disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein's body has determined that the cause of death was suicide. He was found dead in his New York jail cell while awaiting numerous sex trafficking charges....
2019-08-17 05:16

Why do parents forget their children in parked, hot cars? A 2-year-old child was found dead inside a parked car in Kansas on Sunday — marking the ninth such death in the country in the three-week span since a New York dad made national headlines for accidentally leaving his twins in a hot car for hours....
2019-08-17 05:16

Congresswoman rejects Israel's 'humiliating' offer to visit her relatives US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has decided against visiting her relatives in the West Bank, despite Israel's interior minister granting her entry on humanitarian grounds. ...
2019-08-17 05:48

U.S. Stocks Rise but Notch Modest Weekly Loss The Dow Jones Industrial Average bounced back from Wednesday’s 800-point selloff with two consecutive sessions of gains and a modest weekly loss. But investors’ lingering fears about a potential recession remain unresolved....
2019-08-17 06:48

Natural-Gas Prices Drop on Cooler-Weather Forecasts Natural-gas prices slid on Friday, while capping their biggest weekly gain in more than a month, as weather forecasts pointed to cooler temperatures ahead....
2019-08-17 06:48

Exclusive: Repairing car parts can save nearly £3,000 over replacement parts News 15 Aug, 2019 Research into out-of-warranty claims reveals motorists can save thousands by fitting reconditioned components instead of new ones...
2019-08-17 07:16

Overwhelming response for El Paso shooting victim’s husband results in a change of venue for funeral service EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — When Perches Funeral Home made a plea online for Antonio Basco, the widower whose wife, Margie Reckard, was killed in the August 3 attack at the Cielo Vista Walmart, they never expected the response to be so quick and overwhel...
2019-08-17 07:48

Should you use a smartwatch or fitness tracker if you have a skin condition? When I started using a Fitbit Versa Lite to track my steps (and, in theory, exercise, if I ever did any), I quickly noticed that the fitness tracker was irritating my skin.I’ve got a history of skin conditions, with eczema rearing its head fro...
2019-08-17 10:16

Trump's tariff delay met with skepticism from businesses worried about uncertainty The Trump administration’s decision this week to postpone import taxes on some goods shipped from China was a reprieve for companies caught in the middle of President Trump’s prolonged trade war with Beijing....
2019-08-17 10:48

Masahiro Tanaka becoming a Yankees’ answer again Perhaps the Masahiro Tanaka crisis is over. The right-hander delivered a second straight strong performance in the Yankees’ 3-2 win over the Indians on Friday night in The Bronx. The victory not only put Thursday’s blowout loss to Cleveland beh...
2019-08-17 10:48

Ex-UFC champ Cain Velasquez to wrestle at Garden Cain Velasquez is coming to New York to fight — in a wrestling ring. The former UFC heavyweight champion turned wrestler has signed to be a part of Mexico-based promotion Lucha Libre AAA’s two shows in the United States this year, according to ESPN. ...
2019-08-17 10:48

Oculus Quest keeps improving in important but screenshot-defying ways Trying to explain what makes VR special is like talking about TV through a radio, and recent improvements are defying screenshots and easy description.Read More...
2019-08-17 11:16

The DeanBeat: The gray areas of video game violence and addiction The game industry has focused on countering renewed claims that violent games cause violence, but they should be worried about the gray areas.Read More...
2019-08-17 11:16

Buying Greenland isn't a good idea — it's a great idea The reaction to President Trump's sudden interest in buying Greenland from Denmark has been mostly one of derision. And Denmark, which owns the territory, appears to oppose any sale....
2019-08-17 11:16

Zinedine Zidane ready to rely on ‘important’ Gareth Bale for Real Madrid • Welsh forward set to stay after collapse of Jiangsu Suning deal• Eden Hazard out for several weeks with thigh injuryZinedine Zidane is ready to put his faith in Gareth Bale as the forward suddenly looks set to stay at Real Madrid.Bale was omitted f...
2019-08-17 11:48

Frank Lampard 'disgusted' by racist abuse directed at Tammy Abraham – video Frank Lampard has expressed his anger at racist abuse directed at striker Tammy Abraham on social media following Chelsea's Uefa Super Cup loss to Liverpool. Abraham's penalty was saved by Adrián to hand victory to Liverpool after 120 minutes. 'I don...
2019-08-17 11:48

Do You Ever Read Your Journal? Journaling can be a great practice for getting ready to start the day, for thinking through your goals and dreams, and to harness your creativity. But if you’re doing all this writing, when do you read your journal? Do you even have to?...
2019-08-17 12:16

Should The Average Buyer Really Care About Performance? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about buyer priorities, negotiating extended warranties on used c...
2019-08-17 12:16

Rocket Lab forced to push back launch due to weather SpaceX might be the worldwide leader in commercial spaceflight — and get a whole lot of attention because of it — but it’s not the only private company vying for a slice of the pie. Rocket Lab, which was founded back in 2006, offers...
2019-08-17 12:16

Fit in my 40s: I can’t sleep through a sports massage – but will it fix my neck? | Zoe Williams These physios have a heat-seeking ability to locate the source of your ache• Tips for treating muscle painIf you want to know the difference between a sports massage and a regular massage, you can scour the internet for ever. You will find sports mas...
2019-08-17 14:00

Israel bars entry for Muslim U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib; draws backlash The Israeli government stirred significant controversy Thursday with a decision to bar entry for two Muslim U.S. lawmakers -- a move hailed by President Donald Trump and reviled by top Democrats and advocacy groups....
2019-08-17 14:00

Merkel ally AKK suggests party exclusion for ex-spy chief Germany’s ex-spy chief Hans-Georg Maassen faces possible exclusion from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives over his alleged far-right stance. The call comes CDU party chief Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer....
2019-08-17 15:00

Golf: Course record 63 lifts Matsuyama to halfway lead at BMW Hideki Matsuyama had one of the best putting days of his career to take the halfway lead with a course-record nine-under 63 in the second round at the BMW Championship in suburban Chicago on Friday....
2019-08-17 15:00

Filings suggest Nike paid in pursuit of players Newly released emails and text messages in the case against attorney Michael Avenatti suggested that Nike officials were making under-the-table payments to handlers and families of top college basketball prospects....
2019-08-17 16:00

UPDATE 3-Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 bln F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
2019-08-17 16:32

First-ever mandatory water cutbacks will kick in next year along the Colorado River ‘An era of limits’ for the Colorado River: Mandatory cuts in water deliveries will take effect in 2020, reducing supplies for Arizona, Nevada, Mexico.        ...
2019-08-17 16:32

Patriots' Josh Gordon being reinstated by NFL on a conditional basis Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon was suspended on Dec. 20 for violating league's substance-abuse policy. He can attend meetings, starting Sunday.       ...
2019-08-17 17:00

Woodstock 2019: Generations soak in the spirit on 50th anniversary of legendary festival A focal point for generational divide in 1969, the Woodstock site is now bringing folks of different ages together.        ...
2019-08-17 17:32

Welcome back! John Travolta re-enacts his iconic roles Danny Zuko and Vinnie Barbarino John Travolta brought some of his unforgettable roles back to life during a "John Travolt-Off" with Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show."        ...
2019-08-17 17:32

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 bln to employees to invest in new fund- WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing peop...
2019-08-17 17:32

New chancellor Javid may consider changes to stamp duty Sajid Javid may consider switching the stamp duty burden from buyers on to sellers as he considers a shake-up of taxes ahead of his first budget as chancellor....
2019-08-17 18:32

'The longer the trade war goes on, the weaker China gets': Trump doubles down on tariff threats despite recession concerns NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump has appeared increasingly comfortable with prolonged trade tensions. He has maintained a defiant stance even after a key indicator warned this week that the US economy could be headed for a p...
2019-08-17 19:00

Pocono IndyCar qualifying cancelled, Newgarden on pole IndyCar championship leader Josef Newgarden will start tomorrow's race at Pocono from pole position after rainfall led to the cancellation of qualifying at the tri-oval...
2019-08-17 19:00

"Pretty insane" McLaren scale added rookie Formula 1 pressure – Norris Lando Norris says the scale of McLaren's Formula 1 operation is "pretty insane" and added pressure to his rookie season, particularly in the early stages...
2019-08-17 19:00

Someone finally figured out that Kerry Washington and Sterling K. Brown should film movies together Per Deadline, the bidding has begun on an action-drama from Leon Chills titled Shadow Force. Kerry Washington and Sterling K. Brown are slated to both star in produce the film that is already being described as a “fresh take on Mr. & Mrs. Smith.”...
2019-08-17 19:32

Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have begun restoring landline phone services after a nearly two-week unprecedented security crackdown and news blackout following a decision to downgrade the majority-Muslim region’s autonomy...
2019-08-17 20:32

Report: Huawei Could Get 90 More Days to Buy American Parts to Fill Pre-Blacklist Orders Though U.S. trade sanctions are still in effect, Huawei Technologies will have an additional 90 days to buy from American companies so it can wrap up work with existing customers, according to a Reuters report. Read more......
2019-08-17 20:32

How to Conquer Greenland by Truck This week, we were talking about Greenland, for some stupid reason. Did you know it’s possible to conquer Greenland by truck? It is indeed possible to conquer Greenland by truck....
2019-08-17 21:00

US to extend deadline allowing Huawei to buy from American suppliers The US is expected to give Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies permission to keep buying supplies from American companies, Reuters reported Saturday. A “temporary general license” will be extended for Huawei for 90 days, the news service rep...
2019-08-17 21:00

Until 2012 You Could Watch Netflix On A PS2 In Brazil Netflix on consoles was a much different experience a decade ago. Today users just download an app, login and start watching some TV or movies. But back in 2009, depending on your console, you might have to order a disc from Netflix and link your acc...
2019-08-17 21:00

I Described 47 Video Game Box Covers From Memory My friend Alex Jaffe sent me a list of 47 video game titles. Without looking at the list, I stepped in front of a camera. Our producer CJ read the list one name at a time. I tried to describe what each game’s box looked like. This was a terrible idea...
2019-08-17 21:00

Korg Volca Modular synth review: As weird as it is affordable This review is a little different. Normally when Engadget reviews something, we're bringing years of experience and expertise to the table. But not here. The Volca Modular is a semimodular, West Coast-style synthesizer. And until I received this...
2019-08-17 21:32

There Is No Place For Old Timers In Trinamool Congress: Sovan Chatterjee Sovan Chatterjee, who has switched over to BJP from Trinamool Congress, on Saturday criticised TMC no longer being a party of old timers and for deviating from the principles of parliamentary......
2019-08-17 22:48

Former Military Officers, 4 Others Move Top Court Against Kashmir Move Six petitioners, including two former high-ranking military officers, have approached the Supreme Court to challenge the centre's move to scrap Jammu and Kashmir's special status under Article 370 and......
2019-08-17 22:48

PM Modi Signs 10 Agreements With Bhutanese Counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering held wide ranging talks on Saturday during which they discussed steps to further expand the bilateral partnership across......
2019-08-17 22:48

Trump is interested in buying Greenland, but why? President Donald Trump has expressed an interest in buying Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory. But is it even for sale and would the United States want it?...
2019-08-17 23:16

Jason Blum says he's still hoping for The Hunt to be unleashed Although it hasn’t been greeted with the same rapturous critical attention that’s been lobbed at fellow newcomer studio A24—and its founder, Jason Blum, has come under occasional fire for his purported struggles in finding female horror filmmakers, a...
2019-08-17 23:16

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo KINSHASA, Congo — Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, according to the government health ministry. The movement of the potentially deadly disease to a new provin...
2019-08-17 23:16

NASA scientist shuts down Hinge match who joked she must be ‘the receptionist’ A woman with a Ph.D. in planetary science has called out a man she matched with on the dating app Hinge after the potential suitor joked that the woman’s real-life work experience at NASA was likely as “the receptionist.”...
2019-08-17 23:16

Jeremy Corbyn calls for crackdown on political donors 'corrupting democracy' Jeremy Corbyn has proposed a crackdown on the "influx of big money into politics" as he accused the Conservatives of being captured by donors who are "corrupting democracy"....
2019-08-18 00:16

Trump discusses China's 'wrongful detention' of Canadian citizens in call with Trudeau U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday and discussed "the wrongful detention" of two Canadian citizens by China, a White House spokesman said....
2019-08-18 01:16

Dodgers Pitcher Julio Urias Suspended 20 Games For Violating MLB's Domestic Violence Policy MLB announced on Saturday that Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias will serve a 20-game suspension for violating the league’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. Urias was arrested on May 13 on suspicion of domestic violence after...
2019-08-18 01:16

Was Makhunik an Ancient Iranian Lilliput? In August 2005, a tiny mummified body was found in the ancient Persian village of Makhunik in what is now Iran. The discovery caused an international sensation when researchers reported that the remains belonged to an adolescent dwarf and that excava...
2019-08-18 01:48

Aaron Boone, two Yankees players thrown out in win against Cleveland Manager Aaron Boone, CC Sabathia, and Brett Gardner were ejected Saturday when a 6-5 Yankees win against the Indians took a dramatic turn.       ...
2019-08-18 01:48

Boone, Gardner, Yanks again hammer umps, beat Indians 6-5 Manager Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner and the New York Yankees again hammered away at the umpires, this time in prolonged rants that brought several members of the team spilling onto the field, while beating the Cleveland Indians 6-5    ...
2019-08-18 01:48

Ferrari will expand its lineup of road cars, but not too much Italian premium sports car maker Ferrari NV will expand sales of easier-driving grand touring cars, but will not try to chase rival Porsche's annual sales volume, Ferrari Chairman John Elkann told an audience of classic car enthusiasts gathered at t...
2019-08-18 02:16

Doug Barron leads suspended Dick's Sporting Goods Open Monday qualifier Doug Barron had a one-stroke lead in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open when lightning forced the suspension of play late in the second round       ...
2019-08-18 04:16

North Korea's leader inspects test-firing of new weapon North Korean leader Kim Jung Un inspected the country's sixth missile test of a new weapon in less than a month, Korean Central New Agency reported Saturday....
2019-08-18 04:48

Nemanja Nikolic scores twice to help Fire beat Union 2-0 Nemanja Nikolic scored twice to run his goals streak to four games and the Chicago Fire beat the Philadelphia Union 2-0 despite playing down a man throughout the second half       ...
2019-08-18 05:48

Dugout Antics Lead to Another Brett Gardner Ejection Gardner, Aaron Boone and C.C. Sabathia were all ejected in the bottom of the sixth inning amid disputes with the umpires in a victory over the Cleveland Indians....
2019-08-18 05:48

French waiter shot dead for being 'too slow with sandwich', say witnesses Police open murder inquiry after customer attacked waiter at a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris A customer fatally shot a waiter at a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris, apparently enraged at being made to wait for a sandwich, according to witnesse...
2019-08-18 06:16

‘Matteo Salvini must be stopped’: Renzi’s back, but can the ex-PM save Italy? As political turmoil grips Rome, the former prime minister tells the Observer of his mission to thwart a far-right takeoverHis energetic stint at the helm of Italy’s government was brought to a juddering halt when, in 2016, he was effectively sacked ...
2019-08-18 06:16

Seafront healing: Marvin Gaye museum mooted in Belgian town he loved Ostend tourist board plans tribute to singer who spent 18 months recovering from his addictions in faded fishing townOstend, the blowy Belgian resort on the North Sea, has international aspirations and Marvin Gaye, the late prince of Motown, has emer...
2019-08-18 06:16

Tiger keeps Tour Championship hopes alive with 67 at BMW Tiger Woods kept his hopes of qualifying for next week's Tour Championship alive by shooting a 5-under-par 67 on Saturday during the third round of the BMW Championship in Medinah, Ill....
2019-08-18 07:16

Report: No charges for RB Elliott in Vegas incident Authorities in Las Vegas have decided not to bring charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident, according to TMZ Sports....
2019-08-18 07:16

Members shouldn't vape or order 'anything ending in -ccino,' Mormon church says The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a warning against coffee and vaping despite the fancy names and alluring flavors.        ...
2019-08-18 08:16

Bronny James shouted out Steph Curry after hitting a trick shot 3-pointer from the bench during warmups @Ballislife Bronny James hit a wild trick shot from his seat ahead of his younger brother Bryce James' basketball game. After hitting the shot, Bronny called out "STEPH!" leading to some fans to make jokes at LeBron's expense on Twitter. Bronny has ...
2019-08-18 08:48

Yemen Rebels Claim Responsibility for Saudi Oil Field Fire Attack DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Drones claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside of Saudi Arabia’s sprawling desert on Saturday, causing what the kingdom described as a “limited fire.̶...
2019-08-18 08:48

A ‘big’ Marvel series is coming to Disney+, but is it part of Phase 4? Marvel announced its plans for the next phase of the MCU back at Comic-Con. In doing so, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige confirmed that we won’t get any Avengers, Guardians, or Spider-Man films in Phase 4. His comments also implied that sequels...
2019-08-18 09:48

Cream cheese ad gets banned in UK for ‘dopey dad’ stereotype A Philadelphia cream cheese ad — which shows two new fathers getting distracted and leaving their babies on a conveyor belt — has been banned in Britain under new gender stereotyping rules. The “dopey Dads” commercial, as some social medi...
2019-08-18 10:16

Hong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefully After 11 weeks of demonstrations, weary protesters fear only their ebbing stamina or Chinese troops will break the stalemateEllie Lau, a 21-year-old student, was one of thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s airport this week. There, she and...
2019-08-18 11:32

Germany's Jewish council warns against AfD's 'right-wing extremism' The president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany has sharply criticized the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, saying that it "incites fears and promotes a climate of exclusion of minorities."...
2019-08-18 12:32

Giants vs. Diamondbacks: Madison Bumgarner will keep rolling Apparently you shouldn’t call Aaron Boone or Brett Gardner “Fredo” either. … Reader Don Reed writes, “Rosie Ruiz got caught cutting in line at the pearly gates.” Giants and D’backs, two wild-card eligible teams, are in Arizona. San Fran has a b...
2019-08-18 17:32

Uttar Pradesh "Is Now Known As Hatya Pradesh," Says Akhilesh Yadav Samajwadi Party leader and former Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday hit out at Yogi Adityanath government in the state, saying that the state which should be known as "Uttam Pradesh is now......
2019-08-18 18:00

Sick of the heat? Here's where you can find a cool family vacation in summer It's the middle of summer, and you're probably indoors right now, a refugee from the unbearable heat. Maybe you're imagining a cool family vacation.       ...
2019-08-18 18:32

AI won’t automate cybersecurity — but it’ll improve the solutions we already have Cybersecurity, a huge industry worth over $100 billion, is regularly subject to buzzwords. Cybersecurity companies often (pretend) to use new state-of-the-art technologies to attract customers and sell their solutions. Naturally, with artificial inte...
2019-08-18 18:32

Charity boat says unable to dock in Spain given urgency of situation A charity that operates a rescue ship carrying more than a hundred migrants off the coast of Italy on Sunday said that it could not accept an offer from Spain to dock in Algeciras, citing an emergency situation on board....
2019-08-18 19:00

Over two dozen rescuers try to save trapped cavers in Poland More than two dozen rescue workers are battling to save two cavers trapped in a cavern in Poland's Tatra mountains, the mountain rescue service said on Sunday, after a narrow tunnel flooded with water, blocking their exit....
2019-08-18 19:00

GTA V Speedrunning Has Changed A Lot Since 2014 Grand Theft Auto V speedrunner FriendlyBaron recently released a video comparing how different GTA V speedruns are today compared to the first world records set back in 2014. Like older games, such as Super Mario 64, GTA V speedrunners have learned n...
2019-08-18 19:32

Honduras soccer riot leaves 3 dead, at least 10 injured, officials say At least three people were killed and 10 were injured after riots broke out Saturday night in the capital of Honduras before a soccer game between two rival teams, officials said. ...
2019-08-18 19:32

'I plead guilty': Larry Kudlow admits he was wrong about 2008 recession NBC host Chuck Todd reminded White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow of his ill-fated prediction in 2007 that there was "no recession coming," as Kudlow praised current economic forecasts....
2019-08-18 20:32

Pieters becomes 1st golfer to win Czech Masters twice Thomas Pieters shot a 3-under 68 on Sunday to become the first golfer to win the Czech Masters for the second time        ...
2019-08-18 20:32

Rain Fury Kills 22 In Himachal Pradesh, Delhi On Flood Alert: 10 Points Heavy rain pummelled several parts of North India on Sunday, leaving at least 28 people dead and 22 missing in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Punjab. A flood alert was issued in parts of Delhi,......
2019-08-18 21:00

PM Modi To Embark On 3-Day Visit To UAE, Bahrain From August 23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a three-day visit to United Arab Emirates and Bahrain beginning August 23 and hold extensive talks with top leaders of the two countries on bilateral, regional......
2019-08-18 21:00

"No Discussion" From Congress After J&K Move: Ex-Rajya Sabha Chief Whip Former Congress chief whip in Rajya Sabha Bhubaneswar Kalita on Sunday alleged that it did not discuss anything with party members regarding the scrapping of the provisions of Article 370, shortly......
2019-08-18 21:00

Country Facing Financial Emergency-Like Situation, Says Congress The Congress on Sunday expressed concern over what it called the "slowdown" of the economy and said the country is facing a situation like that of a "financial emergency"....
2019-08-18 21:00

I bought a $500,000 life insurance policy at age 25 and I'd recommend every 20-something do the same Shutterstock Four years ago, I bought a $500,000 term life insurance policy. At the time, I was 25 years old. Becoming a new dad and recent homeowner were two events that influenced my decision to get life insurance at a young age. Buying life insur...
2019-08-18 21:32

Gotta catch 'em all: Washington hosts Pokémon World Championships More than 7,500 people are expected to attend the 2019 Pokémon World Championships in Washington this weekend.        ...
2019-08-18 21:32

UK teen charged after 'devoted father' fatally stabbed with screwdriver, police say A 17-year-old in England has been charged with the murder of a “devoted father,” who was stabbed to death at a shopping center last week with what police believe was a screwdriver, authorities said Saturday....
2019-08-18 21:32

Spain makes new offer to charity boat with migrants on board Spain on Sunday offered to allow a charity boat situated off the coast of Italy with more than 100 people on board to dock at the nearest Spanish port after the Open Arms charity rejected a plan to dock in Algeciras because it was too far away....
2019-08-18 23:00

Istanbul unprepared for next big deadly earthquake, say experts The question is not if — but when — a devastating earthquake will hit Istanbul. Experts say the city of 15 million people is unprepared for the next big tremor....
2019-08-18 23:32

The Average Challenger Buyer Is 51 Years Old, Somehow Younger Than Mustang And Camaro Buyers While some people may assume that a large percentage of muscle car buyers are Detroit-area retirees, Challenger brand manager Kevin Hellman is here to prove them wrong: in an interview with Muscle Cars & Trucks, he said that the median Challenger...
2019-08-19 00:00

Thomas wins BMW Championship by three strokes over Cantlay Justin Thomas faltered in the final round at the BMW Championship on Sunday but held on for an ultimately comfortable three-stroke victory at Medinah in suburban Chicago....
2019-08-19 00:32

Leipzig crush Union to spoil newcomers' Bundesliga debut "RB Leipzig spoiled hosts Union Berlin\u0027s Bundesliga debut on Sunday, crushing the top division newcomers 4-0 with a performance that confirmed their pre-season title contenders tag."...
2019-08-19 00:32

White House says no recession in sight, pushes China trade talks White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage ...
2019-08-19 00:32

ESPN 'Sunday Night Baseball' broadcaster Jessica Mendoza on car accident: '(I) had nightmares' ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" analyst Jessica Mendoza said she was "shaken up" after the car accident that caused her to miss last week's broadcast.       ...
2019-08-19 03:00

Hermans wins Tour of Utah with strong ride in final stage Ben Hermans finished near the front once more in the final stage of the Tour of Utah on Sunday, allowing him to wrap up the overall title after taking second in the week-long race a year ago       ...
2019-08-19 03:00

IN PHOTOS: Hong Kong protests around the world Pro-democracy demonstrations in support of Hong Kong sprouted in major cities across the world this weekend, ranging from Paris to Tokyo to Vancouver....
2019-08-19 04:00

Daniil Medvedev, Madison Keys win surprise Cincinnati titles as Open looms Keys rallies late for 7-5, 7-6 (5) win over Svetlana KuznetsovaMedvedev wins 7-6 (3), 6-4 over Goffin for first Masters titleTwo unexpected champions embraced their first Rookwood championship trophies, concluding a week that brought more questions t...
2019-08-19 05:32

Sources: Howard OK'd to talk with Lakers, others Dwight Howard's representatives have been given permission by the Grizzlies to speak to teams that might have interest in acquiring the center, including the Lakers, sources say....
2019-08-19 05:32

Indian FTR 1200 S Launch Live Updates; Features, Prices, Specifcations, Images The launch of the Indian FTR 1200 S and the FTR 1200 S Race Replica is perhaps the first instance of Indian launching an all new model which is not a chrome laden cruiser but a flat-track inspired......
2019-08-19 07:32

Cold War sailor's 50-year-old message in a bottle found in Alaska Green bottle was discovered on a remote shoreline by a man collecting firewoodA man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska.Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter early this month ...
2019-08-19 08:00

'A second Trump': Bolsonaro's offensive rhetoric adds to Brazil's discomfort Supporters say his tendency to speak freely is sincere – but detractors call it a PR disasterHe parleyed his way to Brazil’s presidency with a vote-winning barrage of scaremongering and bombast.But eight months into Jair Bolsonaro’s far-right tenure,...
2019-08-19 08:00

How a pan-European picnic brought down the iron curtain On 19 August 1989, Hungarians and Austrians gathered in friendship at the border, paving the way to unificationWhen the end finally came for the iron curtain, it was not bulldozers or hammers that struck one of the first decisive blows, but a picnic....
2019-08-19 08:00

Flamingos and floods: Sunday's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including continuing unrest in Hong Kong and Indonesia’s independence day celebrations Continue reading......
2019-08-19 08:00

UA volleyball brags about experiences in Europe over the summer TUCSON – The University of Arizona Volleyball squad had a great team-building experience by traveling through Europe over the summer. Here’s more with the Wildcats on that unique experience as-seen-on News 4 Tucson sportscast:...
2019-08-19 08:00

Woman becomes first female Marine to pilot F-35B fighter jet (NBC News) — A woman who attributes her success to “showing up prepared and working diligently” has become the first female Marine to pilot a F-35B fighter jet. U.S. Marine Capt. Anneliese Satz, 29, of Boise, Idaho, completed the F-...
2019-08-19 08:00

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs. “S...
2019-08-19 08:00

Lincoln and Cadillac pin hopes on big crossovers The 2020 Lincoln Aviator and Cadillac XT6, large crossovers that launched this summer within a month of each other, are the latest expressions of what their reinvented brands hope to become....
2019-08-19 08:32

The Yankees Continue to Dominate. Is That Enough? Despite Sunday’s loss to the Indians, the Yankees are focused on achieving the best record in the regular season and home field advantage in the playoffs....
2019-08-19 09:00

At least 10 dead after fuel truck collision in western Uganda: police At least 10 people were killed when a fuel truck exploded in flames after losing control and ramming into three cars in western Uganda on Sunday, police said in a statement....
2019-08-19 09:00

Three 5G goes live in the UK... but only for your home Three has launched its 5G network in London in the UK, making it the third of the four major carries to make the next generation network available, but it's more limited than EE's and Vodafone's offering.For now, Three 5G is only avail...
2019-08-19 09:32

Elvis Presley spy animated series 'Agent King' coming to Netflix Netflix, on the 42nd anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, announced that it has ordered the adult animated action comedy series “Agent King” from Priscilla Presley and John Eddie. Authentic Brands Group, Sony Pictures Animation, and Sony Pictures Te...
2019-08-19 09:32

TV anchor, pilot killed in New Orleans stunt plane crash Local television anchor Nancy Parker has died in a crash of a stunt plane in New Orleans along with the pilot, Franklin J.P. Augustus, while covering a story on him....
2019-08-19 11:00

Afghanistan Vows to ‘Eliminate’ Islamic State Safe Havens After a Horrific Attack Kills 63 People (KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghanistan’s president on Monday vowed to “eliminate” all safe havens of the Islamic State group as the country marked a subdued 100th Independence Day after a horrific wedding attack claimed by the loc...
2019-08-19 11:00

Barcelona misfit Coutinho joins Bayern on loan "Philippe Coutinho has joined Bayern Munich on loan from Barcelona, just 19 months after moving to Camp Nou from Liverpool for a fee of up to £142 million."...
2019-08-19 11:32

Three years in the NFL wilderness: what Colin Kaepernick lost – and won It’s difficult to know exactly how Kaepernick views his time in the NFL wilderness. Nevertheless, it’s worth asking: after three years, what has he accomplished – and at what cost?Over the last three years, Kenny Stills has not stuck to sports.Instea...
2019-08-19 11:32

Australian PM condemns English fans for booing injured Steve Smith during Ashes Test Scott Morrison says it was ‘a foul’ for fans to jeer batsman after he was hit on the neck by a ball from Jofra Archer during the second Test at Lord’sAustralia’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, has weighed into the Ashes booing debate, calling it “a ...
2019-08-19 11:32

Broadband deal of the week: free Amazon Echo Dot with Vodafone's fastest fibre Update: Originally, this broadband deal from Vodafone came with an Amazon Echo Plus. Vodafone has now changed the freebie you'll get to an Amazon Echo Dot. At present, this offer is due to run until September 10.We have to say, this broadband de...
2019-08-19 12:16

Possible Age of Empires 4 reveal teased ahead of Microsoft's Gamescom show With Gamescom 2019 about to open its doors, and with it the floodgates to a whole wave of fresh gaming news, Microsoft is teasing a reveal that could be set to show off more on Age of Empires 4.We've known that a sequel to the historical strateg...
2019-08-19 12:16

When Influencers Switch Platforms—and Bare It All You follow them on Instagram, admiring their bodies, envying their lifestyles. And then they get intimate on OnlyFans. The influencers are now obtainable....
2019-08-19 12:16

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale, hundreds of kilometers away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred, the Hea...
2019-08-19 12:48

For Trump, appeals to white fears about race may be a tougher sell in 2020: Reuters/Ipsos poll U.S. President Donald Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric and focus on the grievances of white voters helped him win the 2016 election. But a Reuters analysis of public opinion over the last four years suggests that Trump's brand of white identity politi...
2019-08-19 13:48

Twitter is displaying China-made ads attacking Hong Kong protesters Twitter is finding itself at the heart of a heated political battle. Pinboard and other users have observed Twitter running ads from China's state-backed media outlet Xinhua attacking the Hong Kong protesters opposed to both a (since-suspended)...
2019-08-19 13:48

County lines drug dealer from London fights deportation to Portugal A convicted "county lines" drug dealer from London is fighting deportation — claiming he should have a chance to rebuild his life in the country of his birth....
2019-08-19 14:16

UPDATE 1-Juul raises $325 million in equity and debt financing for global expansion U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering, as it looks to expand its global reach at a time of intense regulatory scrutiny in its home market....
2019-08-19 15:16

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
2019-08-19 15:48

Penske's Power wins after early woe, crash mars Pocono IndyCar race Will Power secured his first victory of the IndyCar season for Team Penske, as the race at Pocono was abandoned for weather and featured a huge crash at the start...
2019-08-19 16:32

Ineos Bridgend factory talks "very advanced", minister claims Ineos boss Jim Ratcliffe with the Land Rover Defender Ineos Automotive is reportedly close to a deal to build off-roader in Wales, bringing hundreds of jobs after Ford closure Ineos Automotive, a subsidiary of British chemicals company Ineos, appe...
2019-08-19 16:32

2020 Nissan Juke: first drive of reinvented compact SUV New Juke will be powered initially by a 115bhp 1.0 petrol Junior crossover has been rethought for a second generation – and we’ve driven a prototype Nissan is reinventing its trendsetting Juke crossover for 2020 with an all-new generation. Ahead o...
2019-08-19 16:32

New electric Fiat 500 to lead five-model renewal plan "The 500 family will carry premium pricing to absorb the extra cost of the all-electric drivetrain" New EV-only 500 to head upmarket next year, with new Panda, SUVs and estate to follow Fiat is planning a major two-pronged renewal of its European...
2019-08-19 16:32

Beyond Thunderdome: Henry Chang's insane automotive sculptures Great Scott! What would Doc Brown make of this? They’re like something out of a Mad Max movie, and as we discover, the artist behind them is just as unique and untamed At 26 feet, it’s easily longer than a stretched Rolls-Royce Phantom, and weighi...
2019-08-19 16:32

Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingya regarding return to Myanmar Bangladesh will work with the United Nations refugee agency to determine if more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar's offer to return home, an official said on Monday, nearly a year after a major repatriation plan failed....
2019-08-19 16:32

Why Julián Castro’s Obama Moment Didn’t Last As a young mayor, he was given a prime-time speaking spot at the 2012 Democratic Convention. He is still trying to get from that stage to a bigger one....
2019-08-19 17:00

| US having 'very good' discussions with Taliban - Trump US President Donald Trump hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afghan government are going well....
2019-08-19 17:48

Antonio Brown makes last-ditch effort in Raiders helmet crusade Antonio Brown is trying for the Helmetgate Hail Mary. The Raiders wide receiver is continuing his bizarre fight over which helmet he uses, despite the NFL and NFLPA shutting down his pleas. Brown wants to wear the Schutt Air Advantage that he has alw...
2019-08-19 17:48

NYPD judge says Pantaleo was ‘untruthful’ about Eric Garner chokehold case "[Pantaleo's] use of a chokehold fell so far short of objective reasonableness that this tribunal found it to be reckless — a gross deviation from the standard of conduct established for a New York City police officer," wrote Rosemarie Maldonado...
2019-08-19 17:48

New York police to announce fate of officer in Eric Garner chokehold death: lawyer New York police will reveal on Monday the fate of the white police officer who used a deadly chokehold while arresting Eric Garner in 2014, the officer's lawyer said, in a case that fueled the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement....
2019-08-19 18:16

Apple Watch Series 5 titanium and ceramic leak signals higher prices Discovery of new animations in a watchOS 6 beta strongly suggests that ceramic and titanium versions of the Apple Watch Series 5 are just around the corner.Read More...
2019-08-19 18:16

Thomas holds on to win BMW Championship Justin Thomas had more stress than he needed Sunday before regaining control with three birdies on the back nine at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim the No. 1 seed going into the FedEx Cup finale        ...
2019-08-19 18:48

August rainfall brings UK wheat harvest to ‘shuddering halt’ National Farmers’ Union says only farms in south-east England able to start harvestAugust’s wet weather has brought this year’s wheat harvest to a “shuddering halt”, the deputy president of the National Farmers’ Union has said.Guy Smith said farmers ...
2019-08-19 18:48

MDMA treatment for alcoholism could reduce relapse, study suggests Researchers say drug is safe and appears more effective than conventional treatmentsThe first study looking into the use of MDMA to treat alcohol addiction has shown the treatment is safe and early results show encouraging outcomes from the approach,...
2019-08-19 18:48

Four dead as rival fans riot at Honduras soccer game Four people died and others injured, including three players, as a result of violence that broke out at a soccer game in Honduras.       ...
2019-08-19 19:16

Stepping out in style well into your 70s | Brief letters Dr Martens | Greta Thunberg | Zombie pensioners | Buying train tickets | The meaning of ‘guy’Dr Martens boots are not just for the young (Dr Martens sales triple in six years, 17 August). My wife, now in her mid-70s, is the proud owner of six pairs i...
2019-08-19 19:48

NYPD officer accused in Eric Garner's death has been fired, commissioner says Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer accused in the 2014 death of Eric Garner that sparked nationwide outrage, has been fired, Commissioner James O'Neill announced Monday afternoon....
2019-08-19 19:48