HILLSIDEQUADRANEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Hour 2019-06-12 08:48

Home Plate Umpire Takes A Backswing To The Head In Nationals-White Sox

For the second week in a row, the home plate umpire at a Washington Nationals game has suffered a wound in a freak accident. Last Tuesday umpire Mike Everitt took a 95-mph fastball...

Home Plate Umpire Takes A Backswing To The Head In Nationals-White Sox

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Maddon critical of plate umpire Laz Diaz after loss Joe Maddon wasn't pleased with plate umpire Laz Diaz after his Cubs dropped a 2-1 decision to the Cardinals in 10 innings Friday, saying a missed call by Diaz on a 3-2 pitch in the bottom of the 10th factored into the outcome....
2019-06-01 10:16

Modi names Sitharaman as India's finance minister, BJP head Shah takes home affairs Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday named Nirmala Sitharaman, formerly the country's defense minister, as the next finance minister, and chose ruling party president Amit Shah to become home affairs minister....
2019-05-31 11:48

Play of the Day: Player sits down DURING point, umpire takes epic catch "Eurosport favourites Annabel Croft and Alex Corretja give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments of day four at Roland Garros."...
2019-05-29 20:00

He broke into a North Carolina home and was hit in the head with a machete. That was just the beginning A suspect in a North Carolina break-in who police say was hit in the head by an 11-year-old with a machete has been captured.        ...
2019-06-17 03:32

Someone Breaks Into Home, Takes Nothing, Gives It Good Scrub pixabay MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Whoever broke into a Massachusetts man’s home last week didn’t take a thing. They did, however, leave the house spotless. Nate Roman tells The Boston Globe that when he returned to his Marlborough home from work May ...
2019-05-23 22:32

From Prague with love: Pelicans Sun, Moon and Star head for new London home Three great white pelicans were crossing Europe by van on Thursday en route to their new home in a central London park, where they will become part of a centuries-old tradition with royal connections....
2019-05-31 09:32

Chanel Takes Métiers D’Art Show Back Home To Paris The 2019-2020 collection, which will be the first designed exclusively by Virginie Viard, will be staged on December 5 at an undisclosed location in the French capital...
2019-05-29 11:16

Non-invasive glucose monitor EasyGlucose takes home Microsoft’s Imagine Cup and $100K Microsoft’s yearly Imagine Cup student startup competition crowned its latest winner today: EasyGlucose, a non-invasive, smartphone-based method for diabetics to test their blood glucose. It and the two other similarly beneficial finalists pre...
2019-05-21 14:38

Brandon Maxwell takes home top CFDA Awards prize, a win for inclusive fashion Maxwell has proven his commitment to diversity and inclusion, casting women of different races and sizes in his runway shows.        ...
2019-06-04 08:00

Google takes you inside Anne Frank's childhood home with Street View June 12th is the 90th birthday of Anne Frank, and to mark the occasion, Google is letting you step inside the childhood home of the diarist. A virtual exhibit in the Arts & Culture app and website takes you inside Merwedeplein 37-2 in Amsterdam.....
2019-06-13 18:16

Put Your Burrito in a Mug Instead of on a Plate Some ideas do not get the praise they initially deserve. This was the case with Copernicus’ heliocentric solar system back in the 1500s, and it’s the case today with this brilliant burrito hack, brought to us by Reddit user shananies....
2019-05-22 22:00

'He's not accepting the call!' - Del Potro in huge row with umpire "Juan Martin del Potro gets involved in a huge row with the umpire after what he felt was an incorrect line call in his match against Jordan Thompson."...
2019-06-01 21:32

Europe’s best set to go head to head with start of 2019 CEV Golden and Silver European Leagues "The final preparations are being completed and excitement is building for the start of the 2019 European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Golden and Silver European Leagues which are set to get underway next week."...
2019-05-21 18:00

Afghanistan vs Australia: Head To Head, Winning, Losing, Tied Match Afghanistan will be taking on defending champions Australia in their first World Cup 2019 clash in a lop-sided face-off as both sides would be hoping for the best possible start....
2019-05-31 23:00

India vs South Africa: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats India and South Africa have met four times in World Cup cricket earlier, and South Africa have a clear edge. However, India posted a big win in the 2015 World Cup....
2019-06-04 11:48

South Africa vs Bangladesh: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats South Africa and Bangladesh have played three matches against each other in the World Cup, out of which South Africa emerged victorious on two occasions compared to Bangladesh's one....
2019-06-01 10:00

Umpire leaves early in Indians-Tigers game DETROIT (AP) — Friday night’s game between the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians is being handled by three umpires after Jim Wolf left in the first inning. Wolf, brother of former big league pitcher Randy Wolf, was the third base umpire. The...
2019-06-15 03:16

Umpire Mike Everitt leaves game after being hit by pitch WASHINGTON (AP) — Home plate umpire Mike Everitt left a game between the Chicago White Sox and Washington Nationals after being struck in the chest by a pitch Tuesday night. Everitt was hit by a 95 mph fastball from White Sox starter Reynaldo Lopez t...
2019-06-05 04:16

Afghanistan vs Australia: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats Afghanistan are the minnows while Australia are the most successful team in the World Cup history. The two sides have faced off only once in World Cup tournaments....
2019-05-31 23:00

England vs Pakistan: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats England and Pakistan have shared some dramatic stats when it comes to World Cup cricket, not least a no-result in the 1992 edition which had massive consequences....
2019-06-03 05:32

India vs New Zealand: Head To Head ODI Match Stats, History While all the hype is about India, New Zealand have grabbed the points table lead with three wins out of three. The two teams will meet up in a battle for supremacy on Thursday....
2019-06-12 12:16

Mauricio Pochettino vs Jurgen Klopp: Tottenham vs Liverpool managers head to head before Champions League Final Saturday will be an historic night for either Mauricio Pochettino or Jurgen Klopp, with one manager set to lift the European Cup for the first time ever....
2019-06-01 09:48

OnePlus 7 Pro goes head-to-head with Galaxy S10 Plus in new speed test After an endless number of leaks, which seems to be par for the course for Android handset manufacturers these days, the OnePlus 7 Pro was officially introduced about two weeks ago. And while it’s sometimes easy to get bogged down with a seemin...
2019-05-29 00:32

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: ODI Head To Head Match Stats Pakistan will be overwhelming favourites when they meet Sri Lanka in their World Cup 2019 league match, not just on current form, but also by records....
2019-06-06 13:48

Umpire Jim Wolf to miss rest of Indians-Tigers series DETROIT (AP) — Mike Muchlinski is replacing Jim Wolf on the umpiring crew for the rest of this weekend’s Indians-Tigers series in Detroit. Major League Baseball said Saturday that Wolf is tending to a medical issue. Wolf, brother of former big ...
2019-06-15 23:48

Combine All the Flavors of a Cheese Plate Into a Single Dip A good cheese plate is a harmonious arrangement of several components. The cheese is important, yes, but you also need fruit, nuts, a drizzle of something sweet, and a carby delivery system. Though the mixing, matching, and stacking gives me warm and...
2019-06-03 22:16

Incredible sportsmanship as Djokovic OVERRULES umpire, after Zverev serve called out "Novak Djokovic produced this amazing moment at the French Open on Thursday as he overruled a call from the umpire to award opponent Alex Zverev a point!"...
2019-06-06 18:16

Biased Umpire Brazenly Interferes In Fiercely Contested Anthem Standoff I don’t know how the Miami Marlins can possibly trust the umpire crew working their Wednesday night game against the Detroit Tigers, after this blatant display of partisanship by Fieldin Culbreth during the anthem standoff between Daniel Stumpf and S...
2019-05-23 06:16

Umpire Mike Everitt Leaves Game After Taking 95-MPH Fastball To The Chest Umpire Mike Everitt was working home plate in the bottom of the third inning of Tuesday night’s White Sox-Nationals game when a 95-mph fastball from Reynaldo López somehow missed both Trea Turner’s bat and catcher James McCann’s glove and smashed dir...
2019-06-05 09:32

Umpire Scott Barry leaves Marlins-Brewers game with injury MILWAUKEE (AP) — Second base umpire Scott Barry has left the Marlins-Brewers game with an apparent leg injury. Barry was helped off by a member of Milwaukee’s training staff before the start of the second inning. It was unclear what exactly hap...
2019-06-05 04:16

Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics Love it or hate it, share-plate dining is far from over. But dwindling are the days when tapas and small plates monopolized the category and each diner was encouraged to order five to six items....
2019-05-21 22:16

River Plate beats Athletico to win Recopa Sudamericana title BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s River Plate has won the Recopa Sudamericana with two goals in injury time against Brazil’s Athletico Paranaense. The Recopa is played between the champions of Copa Libertadores and the winners of...
2019-05-31 10:00

IHA8VGS? This is how Nevada decides whether your vanity license plate is too dirty What's the dirtiest thing you can spell with seven letters and numbers? Chances are a team of people at the Nevada DMV has already anticipated it.        ...
2019-05-22 17:32

The Company That Makes the U.S. Border's License Plate Scanners Has Been Hacked Perceptics, the firm that bills itself as “the sole provider of stationary LPRs” (license plate readers) at border crossing lanes for privately owned vehicles in the U.S., has been hacked. Tens of thousands of its internal files are now reportedly fl...
2019-05-25 03:16

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
2019-06-01 00:16

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from where he walked down to his office -- Nirman......
2019-06-04 17:32

Plate ump O’Nora hit by foul ball, exits Cards-Mets game NEW YORK (AP) — Plate umpire Brian O’Nora has left the St. Louis Cardinals-New York Mets game after getting hit in the groin by a foul ball. Matt Carpenter fouled off a pitch from New York starter Noah Syndergaard in the third inning Saturday n...
2019-06-16 06:16

MLB fans crush umpire Angel Hernandez over brutal calls in Yankees-Blue Jays game Home plate umpire Angel Hernandez had one of the worst blown strike calls of the season on Tuesday night during the Yankees-Blue Jays game.        ...
2019-06-05 20:32

US Customs and Border Protection says traveler, license plate images exposed in cyberattack Customs and Border Protection said Monday that photos of travelers and license plates collected at one U.S. border point have been exposed.        ...
2019-06-11 07:16

Truck's 'Califas' license plate catches eye of California motorcycle officer, leads to arrest of driver A fake vintage license plate using a slang term for California caught the attention of a motorcycle officer and ultimately led to the arrest of a truck driver earlier this week, officials said....
2019-06-12 18:16

Tennessee murder victim found holding piece of paper with suspect’s license plate on it: report The Tennessee man who was shot and killed outside his Cordova home last week was reportedly found holding a piece of paper that authorities think might be the key to bringing his killer to justice....
2019-05-21 22:48

AFG vs SL: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History Afghanistan take on Sri Lanka in their second World Cup 2019 league encounter after both teams received a hammering in their first matches. Both will be hoping for maximum points....
2019-06-03 11:32

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's  Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add a new rivalry to the mix: Spotify vs Apple Music. While there are any number of streaming servi...
2019-06-06 00:00

ENG vs PAK: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History England got off to the best possible start in their effort to lift the World Cup 2019 while Pakistan were dealt a hefty blow by the West Indies. England would be hoping their superior ODI record comes......
2019-06-03 05:32

IND vs SA: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History India begin their World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa on June 5. The Virat Kohli-led team will be hoping to add to South Africa's miseries as they have lost both their opening matches....
2019-06-04 11:48

Kurt Cobain's pizza plate sold for $22,400. Here's more celebrity garbage that sold for big money. While it's true that many celebrity artifacts that make it to Sotheby's or Christie's are more valuable in their pristine, flawless condition, it's also true that some which reach the auction block are things that almost anyone wo...
2019-05-28 16:48

‘From farm to plate’, first-ever World Food Safety Day demonstrates the need to take unsafe food off the menu Unsafe food kills an estimated 420,000 people every year, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, just ahead of the first-ever UN World Food Safety Day. Children under-five are the most at risk, carrying 40 per cent of the f...
2019-06-06 18:48

Google Home and Home Max get limited-time discounts on top of permanent price cuts Google made some interesting (and confusing) changes to its smart speaker lineup recently, unveiling the extra-large Nest Hub Max and rebranding the Google Home Hub to Nest Hub. The latter move also came with a permanent price cut from $149 to $129, ...
2019-06-03 09:48

Rafael Nadal home from home and looking for a round dozen at Roland Garros • Spain’s No 2 seed gets off to straight-sets win at Roland Garros• Novak Djokovic makes similarly short work of Hubert HurkaczThe weight of history is bearing down on Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic more heavily than usual this year, although there ...
2019-05-27 21:32

Home, sweet home: an emigrant's view of Brexit – photo essay The British photographer Ed Alcock took French citizenship in 2018. He examines the UK’s decision to leave the EU from a unique perspective, questioning the meaning of belonging to a nation, the place one calls home. While Europe deletes one of the y...
2019-05-27 14:00

This California driver's phony license plate 'stuck out like a sore thumb.' See it for yourself A driver was arrested after a California police officer spotted his phony 1960s-style 'Califas' license plate with wobbly yellow letters and numbers.        ...
2019-06-13 08:00

At home in a pig sty: how one creative couple carved a spacious home and gallery from a rundown barn after falling for the Fens Artist Fred Ingrams and his interior designer wife Laura converted a rat-infested outbuilding into a sleek house-cum-gallery flooded with Fenland light....
2019-06-03 14:16

Want to sell your home? Think like a buyer and follow these home-staging rules According to a study, 83% of buyers’ agents said staging a home made it easier for prospective owners to see the properties as future homes.       ...
2019-06-17 12:32

Deal: Save $60 and get a free Google Home Mini when you buy the Home Max Google Home Max is a great device, but you know what's even greater? A Google Home Max and a Home Mini bundled and sold for $110 off, of course. The Google Home Max is a great device to enhance your entertainment experience since it features powerful...
2019-06-13 01:48

Fire TV Stick vs Fire TV Stick 4K vs Fire TV Cube: Amazon’s streamers, head to head If you’re looking for a streaming device to plug into your television, you may well be eyeing up one of Amazon’s Fire TV range: the Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K, or Fire TV Cube.Why would you want a streaming device? Most televisions...
2019-06-03 17:48

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-ra...
2019-06-13 23:48

7 Animals I Just Thought Up Right Now, Off The Top Of My Head It’s not hard to think up animals, not hard at all. In fact, here are seven I just thought up right this second, just off the top of my head....
2019-06-11 22:48

Trump ally and top cop named to head ATF President Trump has gone out of his way to support and embrace the nation’s law enforcement, and now he has picked the nation’s top police union chief to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives....
2019-06-07 05:32

Red Sox head into Yankees showdown with no momentum BOSTON — Carlos Santana homered and hit Cleveland’s first triple of the season, Greg Allen added a pair of three-baggers and the Indians pounded out a season-high 18 hits in a 14-9 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. Santana, who fi...
2019-05-30 05:32

Man Charged With DUI After 2 Killed In Head-On Crash BURKESVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Burkesville man was arrested on DUI charges after two people were killed Saturday night in a head-on crash. Authorities said 28-year-old Christian Parrish was under the influence around 11 p.m. when the 2000 Ford h...
2019-05-27 18:00

Why the U.S.-Iran Conflict Is Now Coming to a Head In 2015, Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program, bowing to harsh sanctions imposed by countries worried it was developing an atomic bomb. For the past year, it’s continued to abide by the restrictions despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision ...
2019-05-22 11:32

Former head of the CDC pleads guilty to violation The former head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct violation related to his arrest last year for alleged sexual misconduct....
2019-06-05 02:16

Brooklyn man fatally shot in the head A 29-year-old man was fatally shot in the head in Brooklyn late on Sunday night, cops said. Police found the victim with a gunshot wound to the head around 10:10 p.m. outside of a building on Lincoln Avenue near Blake Avenue in East New York, officia...
2019-06-03 09:00

A Giant Laid Low by Too Many Blows to the Head “Some days I feel like a young man, and some days not,” Ryan Miller said. What it’s like to visit a former football player trying to recover from head trauma....
2019-05-22 18:48

EU election: Europeans head to the polls across the continent Polling stations in 21 EU states have opened — seven states have already voted. Once the ballots are counted, the new EU Parliament is expected to drift slightly to the right, as Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels....
2019-05-26 09:48

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commissioner Adam Silver wants more female referees in the NBA. “I’m not sure how it was that it remained so m...
2019-06-05 14:32

Lucas Moura: ‘I saw a guy arrive and put a gun to the driver’s head’ Tottenham’s Champions League hero on growing up in Brazil, the worst night of his career and turning down Manchester UnitedLucas Moura was eight years old or maybe he was nine – he cannot remember exactly. But every other detail remains seared on to ...
2019-05-30 20:16

Man sues cryonics company for $1m and wants dad's head returned A US man is suing a cryonics company for $1m (£950,000) and wants his father's head returned, after he claims it wrongly cremated his father's body and sent the remains in the post....
2019-06-13 02:48

The Latest: Lawmakers want to choose EU Commission head BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 12:45 p.m. European Parliament President Antonio Tajani says the legislature believes the new head of the EU executive Commission should be chosen from the candidates put forw...
2019-05-28 14:32

Hotspot Appoints Head of FX Liquidity Analysis NEW YORK and LONDON – April 26, 2017 – Hotspot, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for institutional foreign exchange (FX) trading globally, announced Jon Weinberg’s appointment as Head of FX Liquidity Analysis....
2019-05-21 17:16

Selma Blair Shaves Her Head With the Help of Her 7-Year-Old Son Selma Blair enlisted the help of one tiny hair stylist to achieve a new summer 'do. The actress took to Instagram on Friday with a photo of her son, 7-year-old Arthur Saint Bleick,......
2019-06-15 06:16

Letter From Mexican President Goes Way Over Trump’s Head Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) responded to a threat by Donald Trump over new tariffs on Mexican goods with a letter focused on concepts Trump can’t possibly understand: dignity, fairness, compassion, and principles....
2019-06-01 23:16

KBO Fielder Gets Bonked On The Head, Bailed Out By Teammate Lotte Giants shortshop Shin Bon-ki got Jose Canseco-ed during a KBO game this morning against the Hanwha Eagles. But unlike the dinger that spawned when a baseball smacked the Bash Brother in the melon, Hanwha’s batter got no satisfaction from striki...
2019-06-06 07:16

Liverpool to head to Qatar for Club World Cup "Liverpool\u0027s quest to be crowned world champions will take them to Qatar, after the Arab country was awarded hosting rights for the next two editions of the Club World Cup before the seven-team tournament is expanded to 24 teams in 2021."...
2019-06-04 09:48

Roma appoint Fonseca as new head coach "AS Roma have appointed Paulo Fonseca as their new coach with the former Shakhtar Donetsk boss signing a two-year contract, the Italian Serie A club said on Tuesday."...
2019-06-11 13:16

Valentina Shevchenko Just About Kicked Jessica Eye's Head Off Valentina Shevchenko defended her UFC flyweight title against Jessica Eye last night, and she wrapped up the fight in the second round with one of the most devastating head-kick knockouts the world has ever seen:...
2019-06-09 22:32

EPA's top auto regulator to head climate office Chris Grundler, the head of the EPA's transportation office who oversaw the rollout of some of the agency's most important rules, including greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles, as well as probes of Volkswagen Group and Fiat Chrysler dies...
2019-06-07 03:00

Boeing 737 MAX may not return to service until August: IATA head The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects it could take until August before the Boeing Co 737 MAX returns to service, the airline group's head said on Wednesday, adding that the final say on the timing rested with regulators....
2019-05-29 10:32

Furry head of ice age wolf found in Siberian permafrost A 40,000-year-old wolf found in Siberia was bigger than its modern-day descendants. Kept cold in the permafrost, the wolf's fur, ears, brain and teeth had been preserved since the day it died in the Arctic....
2019-06-14 13:00

U.N. Head: Climate Change Can Prove the Value of Collective Action As the head of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres works to solve the world’s thorniest issues from humanitarian crises to international terrorism knowing that the nature of these conflicts prevents any definitive reso...
2019-06-13 13:16

Frozen wolf's head found in Siberia is 40,000 years old Fur, teeth and tissue largely intact on remains of animal bigger than a modern wolfThe severed head of a wolf that died about 40,000 years ago has been found in Siberia, and because of the freezing conditions, the remains are so well preserved that t...
2019-06-13 20:48

New York Fed's Markets Group Head to Leave June 1 Two high-ranking, veteran Federal Reserve Bank of New York executives, including Markets Group head Simon Potter, will leave their jobs on Saturday, the bank said....
2019-05-28 23:16

Trump is first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor TOKYO — Under a blazing hot sun at Japan’s Imperial Palace, President Donald Trump on Monday became the first world leader to meet the new emperor of Japan. The president, who is on a four-day state visit, was the center of attention at a grand outdo...
2019-05-27 05:16

PLL: The Perfectionists Season 1 Finale Flips the Show On Its Head Sasha Pieterse told us the season one finale of PLL: The Perfectionists would involve "a lot of experiments," and boy she wasn't kidding. It turns out that almost everything......
2019-05-23 04:32

Alligator With Knife Stuck in Its Head Seen in Lake in Texas A Texas woman says she recently witnessed an alligator with what appeared to be some kind of knife stuck in its head swimming in a local lake, a situation she says she believes may have been a purposeful act.Read more......
2019-06-15 11:32

Ottawa Senators hire D.J. Smith as head coach OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Former Toronto Maple Leafs assistant coach D.J. Smith is the new head coach of the Ottawa Senators. Smith signed a three-year contract with the club on Thursday. He replaces interim head coach Marc Crawford, who also interviewe...
2019-05-23 18:16

Russia uncovers 40,000 year-old wolf head, preserved in ice About 40,000 years ago, a wolf died in what we know as Siberia. Now its severed head has been found, and because of the freezing conditions, it is so well preserved that its fur, teeth, brain and......
2019-06-14 03:32

Helmet tour: Seeking safest possible head protection There probably never will be a perfect football helmet. That doesn't mean manufacturers won't chase that goal.        ...
2019-05-30 10:32

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran BERLIN (AP) — The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons. In his regular update to the International At...
2019-06-10 13:32

Baltimore IT head apologizes for ransomware attack response BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s chief information technology official has apologized to city leaders for the response to a cyberattack that has crippled the city for a month. The Baltimore Sun reports Frank Johnson offered his “sincere apolo...
2019-06-09 03:32

Alligator spotted swimming with steak knife in head “A steak knife was sticking out of his head.” An alligator stunned Texas neighbors when it swam by their homes — with a massive knife sticking out of its noggin, according to a report. Erin Weaver, who spotted the resilient reptile in her suburban Ho...
2019-06-15 06:16

Roche names new head of $13 billion diagnostics unit Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday named a new head of its $13-billion-per-year diagnostics business and also said board member Peter Voser is stepping down to focus on his expanded duties as interim head of Swiss engineering group ABB....
2019-06-11 14:32

Trump to be first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump is at Japan’s Imperial Palace meeting the new emperor. The president and his wife, first lady Melania Trump are kicking off Monday’s formal visit with handshakes and greetings with Emperor Naruhito and ...
2019-05-27 02:32

Continental Develops Head-Up Display For Sports Cars Continental has developed the first ultra-compact, high-performance head-up display which can be used in sports cars. The head-up display is particularly suitable for integration into cockpits with......
2019-06-17 14:48

If CUSMA not ratified before election, ‘all bets are off’: business head The deal could face risks if not ratified before the Canadian election and the American primaries starting shortly afterwards, says one business leader....
2019-06-16 18:16

Netherlands head into World Cup on a positive by beating Matildas 3-0 Netherlands 3-0 AustraliaVan de Sanden scores twice, Miedema nets the otherThey call Eindhoven the city of lights and a footballing public eager to send their team off to the World Cup in fashion was rewarded handsomely as the Netherlands’ top stars ...
2019-06-02 03:32

Liu, Boutier head crowded leaderboard at U.S. Women's Open China's Yu Liu joined Celine Boutier of France at the top of a crowded U.S. Women's Open leaderboard after the third round at Charleston, South Carolina on Saturday....
2019-06-02 09:00

Reelected head Gianni Infantino says FIFA scandals over Gianni Infantino has been reelected president of FIFA, after running unopposed. He said that the organization has been transformed into being "synonymous with credibility."...
2019-06-05 15:48

As you head out for Memorial Day, watch out for 10 states where gas prices are highest As Memorial Day weekend kicks off, gas prices are easing. What are the states with the highest and lowest pump prices.        ...
2019-05-24 15:48

Sports of The Times: A Giant Laid Low by Too Many Blows to the Head “Some days I feel like a young man, and some days not,” Ryan Miller said. What it’s like to visit a former football player trying to recover from head trauma....
2019-05-21 16:00

Glencore head of oil Beard retires amid U.S. probes Glencore's long-serving head of oil, Alex Beard, who helped make the firm one of the world's top three oil trading houses, will retire this month, the company said on Monday as it faces mounting U.S. probes into its activities....
2019-06-03 11:32

Mnuchin says had 'candid' talks on trade with PBOC head U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a tweet on Sunday he had a "constructive meeting" with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang, including a "candid discussion" on trade issues....
2019-06-09 10:32

Stuttgart appoint Walter as head coach for next season "VfB Stuttgart have appointed Tim Walter as their coach from next season, with the 43-year-old signing a two-year-contract, the Bundesliga club said on Monday."...
2019-05-21 15:32

Walmart appoints new head for its startup incubator Store No. 8 Walmart Inc said on Monday it has hired Scott Eckert to run its investment arm and startup incubator, Store No. 8, whose aim is to expand the retailer's e-commerce business in partnership with retail startups, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs....
2019-06-03 18:16

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

As you head out for Memorial Day, watch out for the 10 states where gas prices are highest As Memorial Day weekend kicks off, pump prices are easing. What are the states with the highest and lowest gasoline prices?        ...
2019-05-24 17:00

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

Statue of Liberty Museum lets you check her out from head to toe “Head, shoulders, knees and toes … knees and toes … eyes and ears and mouth and nose … ” I couldn’t help thinking of the children’s ditty while visiting the new Statue of Liberty Museum, just steps away from America’s great sy...
2019-05-25 01:00

Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Getting a Head Start This Week Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1, but the ocean and atmosphere are paying the calendar no heed. A swirl of clouds and thunderstorms off the Florida coast has a 70 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, ...
2019-05-21 14:48

Oklahoma St., Louisville win, head to NCAA super regionals Oklahoma State and Louisville are on their way to super regionals in the NCAA Tournament, and four more teams will punch their tickets Monday night. OSU beat Connecticut 3-1 to win the Oklahoma City regional and earn a spot in super regionals for the...
2019-06-04 07:32

Good luck getting Katy Perry’s new song “Never Really Over” out of your head Katy Perry kicked off an enviable run of hits just over a decade ago with “I Kissed A Girl,” which was followed by various earworms like “Teenage Dream,” “Firework,” and “Wide Awake.” Lately though, she’s hit a bit of a cool streak with songs like 20...
2019-05-31 22:16

Jim Mallinder dismisses speculation he could become next England head coach • Mallinder will take charge of England against the Barbarians• Head coach Eddie Jones has a break clause in his contractJim Mallinder has moved to distance himself from the England head coach role after speculation that he could be a candidate if Ed...
2019-06-01 13:00

Man sues cryonics company to get his father’s head back A Montana man is suing a cryonics company to get back his dad’s head — saying he can never fulfill his sci-fi-like dream of coming back to life because they burned the rest of his body. Kurt Pilgeram, 57, is seeking $1 million from Alcor Life E...
2019-06-12 17:16

Head of Ice Age wolf found perfectly preserved in ice in Siberia About 40,000 years ago, a wolf died in what we know as Siberia. Now its severed head has been found, and because of the freezing conditions, it is so well preserved that its fur, teeth, brain and facial tissue are largely intact....
2019-06-16 06:16

Tigers edge Royals 3-2 before teams head to Omaha KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brandon Dixon broke an eighth-inning tie with a sacrifice fly that sent the Detroit Tigers past the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday night. Miguel Cabrera also had a sacrifice fly for the Tigers, and Ronny Rodriguez hit an ...
2019-06-13 10:32

Tax cut controversy claims the head of Poland's finance minister The Polish government is unveiling a cut in income tax to zero for young people from September. Some ask how it will be financed, but others see a cunning plan to attract young voters before the October general election....
2019-06-07 10:16

Trump's pick to head FAA held up by whistleblower lawsuit A Senate committee is delaying the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to run the Federal Aviation Administration to look into claims made about the nominee, Stephen Dickson, in a whistleblower lawsuit....
2019-06-07 01:48

Xbox head thinks E3 is about boosting gaming’s reputation — it’s not E3 has drawn to a close for another year, and with the end comes the usual question of what the conference’s purpose is in the gaming industry. According to Xbox head Phil Spencer, the purpose is to raise the profile and reputation of gaming worldwid...
2019-06-14 00:32

René Pollesch to head Berlin's iconic Volksbühne The 56-year-old playwright and director will be the new director of Berlin's Volksbühne, Culture Senator Klaus Lederer confirmed on Wednesday. It's hoped Pollesch will end years of turbulence at the theater....
2019-06-12 13:48

Bundesliga club Stuttgart name Tim Walter as new head coach Tim Walter is to take over as coach of Stuttgart at the beginning of the 2019-20 campaign. The Swabians are to face second-division side Union Berlin to try to secure their place in the Bundesliga for next season....
2019-05-21 20:48

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive body....
2019-06-12 03:00

Influential U.S. Republican wants immigration deal to head off tariffs The top Republican on the U.S. House committee that oversees trade said on Friday it was in the interest of both the United States and Mexico to reach an agreement on immigration before U.S. President Donald Trump hits Mexican products with tariffs....
2019-05-31 23:00

Xiaomi Dismisses Head of Africa Arm for Violating Chinese Decency Law Xiaomi confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behaviour....
2019-05-24 18:01

Crazed soccer fan cracks head open diving into fountain A Sunderland fan cracked his head open after diving directly into a Trafalgar Square fountain in London in just his boxers. The supporter launched himself into the water ahead of the Black Cats’ 2-1 playoff final loss against Charlton on Sunday...
2019-05-27 01:48

Trump is trying to 'murder' Huawei when he can just ban it, head of US-China business group says President Donald Trump's restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei are akin to "murder," according to the president of U.S.-China Business Council....
2019-06-11 19:01

Austria's Kurz triumphs with vote, opposition still calls for his head Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz strengthened his hand in his fight to save his job as his conservative party came far ahead of rivals in Sunday's European election, but the main opposition party said it would seek to depose him on Monday anyway....
2019-05-27 02:32

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad Dinar, who was abducted by an armed group near the eastern city of Benghazi last month....
2019-05-23 23:16

Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election....
2019-05-27 03:16

Severed head of 30,000-year-old wolf found intact in Siberia A severed head of a wolf estimated to have died between 30,000 and 40,000 years ago was discovered by a local man near the Tirekhtyakh River in Eastern Siberia last year, giving scientists a rare opportunity to analyze wolf genealogy and evolution.  ...
2019-06-12 08:00

Sierra Leone soccer head acquitted on corruption charges FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The head of the Sierra Leone soccer federation has been acquitted on corruption charges, opening the way for FIFA to lift an international ban on the West African country. Sierra Leone soccer association president Isha J...
2019-05-28 11:48

Marcello Lippi returns for second stint as China head coach Marcello Lippi is set for a second stint in charge of China's national team as the country targets a place at the 2022 World Cup        ...
2019-05-24 10:32

Overwatch League commissioner leaves to head competitive 'Fortnite' If it wasn't already apparent that Epic Games is serious about competitive Fortnite, it is now. The company has confirmed that it hired Overwatch League commissioner Nate Nanzer (shown at middle) to oversee Fortnite esports at Epic. The chief ...
2019-05-25 20:32

Officials: 5-year-old shoots toddler in head, uncle charged GRAY, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia home while playing with a gun and now the children’s uncle has been charged. News outlets report the children found the gun in the home Wednesday and were play...
2019-06-14 02:48

Antetokounmpo and Harden head All-NBA teams as LeBron's streak ends Steph Curry, Paul George and Nikola Jokic also in first teamLeBron James missed first team for first time since 2007Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden got the most votes, and Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker were also big winners when the All-NBA ...
2019-05-24 00:48

Mali in a ‘critical phase’ of peace process, says head of UN Mission Addressing the Security Council at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the head of the UN Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, said that amid ongoing violence, including scores of civilian deaths and deadly attacks on UN peacekeepers, a critical phase of ...
2019-06-12 23:48

FAA acting head: Airlines don't need to extend Boeing 737 Max flight cancellations The FAA's acting chief says airlines don't need to make more changes to their schedules after removing the the Boeing 737 Max from service through August. The FAA will review Boeing's software and training changes after two of the plan...
2019-05-23 22:01

Missouri election head rejects petition for vote on abortion JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s top election official has rejected a third petition for a public vote on a new law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft acted Tuesday. Last week he rejec...
2019-06-11 23:16

Germany’s Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote BERLIN (AP) — The Social Democrats, Germany’s main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election. Exit pol...
2019-05-26 20:00

Prehistoric wolf head found perfectly preserved in Russia This might even be too much wolf for Jon Snow. A massive wolf’s head that’s been encased in permafrost for 40,000 years — with its fur and teeth still intact — was discovered in Russia, a report said Tuesday. People scavenging for ivory discovered th...
2019-06-12 05:32

Memphis Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as new head coach After two months, the Grizzlies have settled on their next head coach. It's Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Taylor Jenkins.       ...
2019-06-11 20:32

Journalist, TV Channel Head Arrested Over Content On Yogi Adityanath A Delhi-based journalist was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday for allegedly sharing an objectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, the police......
2019-06-09 07:32

Looking for a budget-friendly beach vacation? Head off the beaten path There are plenty of beach vacations that won’t cost you an arm and a leg. Check out these lesser-known destinations that go easy on your wallet.        ...
2019-05-30 14:48

Pakistan removes ISI spy agency head after eight months, appoints hardliner Pakistan on Sunday appointed a hardliner general as new chief of the powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency, replacing the agency's current head, Lieutenant General Asim Munir, after only eight months on the job....
2019-06-16 20:00

Modi set to name BJP head Shah as new Indian finance minister: TV reports Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to name Amit Shah, the president of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as his new finance minister, according to several Indian TV stations....
2019-05-30 17:00

Mexican judge suspends arrest warrant for ex-Pemex head MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican federal judge has lifted an arrest warrant issued for a former head of the state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos in a corruption investigation, but says he must appear at a hearing. Prosecutors issued the warrant for Emil...
2019-06-06 05:16

Modi to name BJP head Shah as finance minister: Indian media Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to name Amit Shah, the president of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as his new finance minister, according to several Indian media reports....
2019-05-30 20:16

Australia public broadcaster head concerned by police raid The head of Australia’s public broadcaster ABC says she has “grave concern” about a police raid on the corporation’s headquarters in connection with a 2017 story into possible war crimes in Afghanistan...
2019-06-08 07:16

Australian Broadcasting Corp. head concerned by police raid The head of Australia's public broadcaster says she has "grave concern" about a police raid on the corporation's headquarters in connection with a 2017 story based on leaked documents that indicated the country's military forces were being investigat...
2019-06-07 17:32

Sabre-toothed cats bit rivals in the head and punctured their skulls Two sabre-toothed cat skulls have holes in them that precisely match the cats’ famously long canine teeth, suggesting rival cats bit through the bone...
2019-05-21 20:32

Lukoil head says oil contamination losses insignificant to his firm: TASS Vagit Alekperov, president of Russia's Lukoil, said on Thursday he thought financial losses suffered by his company from contamination of the Russian Druzhba pipeline earlier this year were insignificant, TASS news agency reported....
2019-06-06 12:48

Mark Zuckerberg's Security Head Accused of Sexual Misconduct Zuckerberg's Head of security Liam Booth has been accused of sexually harassing other household staffers and making derogatory racist, sexist, homophobic and transphobic remarks about other staffers......
2019-06-01 12:32

Pop fly bounces off Korean League shortstop’s head, caught by teammate This is taking the term heads-up play to a whole new level. Shortstop Bon-Ki of the South Korean baseball team Lotte Giants struggled to corral a fly ball hit to shallow left field in the eighth inning of a tie game in Wednesday’s matchup again...
2019-06-07 10:00

U.S. EPA top career auto official moving to head climate office The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug. 4, an EPA spokesman said on Thursday....
2019-06-07 00:16

Swiss drugmaker Novartis names new drug division head Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis named Marie-France Tschudin head of its main drugs business after its previous manager, Paul Hudson, was poised to take the CEO position at French drugmaker Sanofi....
2019-06-07 08:32

Trump's Mexico deal is victory for 'hostage-taking', ex-WTO head says Pascal Lamy said Trump’s actions went against the spirit of diplomacy after Mexico agreed to expand asylum programThe immigration deal imposed on Mexico by Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs is a victory for “hostage-taking” over inter...
2019-06-08 22:16

Emirates head cautious on quick return to service for Boeing 737 MAX  Emirates airline President Tim Clark said on Sunday that global regulators should act in a coordinated way to return the Boeing 737 MAX to service and warned it could take six months to get the grounded jet back into operation....
2019-06-02 05:00

Boeing Head Says They Made "Mistake" In 737 Max Plane After Fatal Crashes The head of Boeing Co said on Sunday the U.S. planemaker had made a mistake in implementing a cockpit warning system on the 737 MAX and predicted it would take time to rebuild the confidence of......
2019-06-16 20:48

Barclays appoints Fater Belbachir global head of equities Barclays has appointed Fater Belbachir as global head of equities, the British bank said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of changes to senior management following the ousting of investment banking chief Tim Throsby in March....
2019-06-04 18:48

32,000-Year-Old Adult Wolf's Head Found In Russian Arctic A first intact head of a gigantic adult wolf which died about 32,000 years ago and was preserved in permafrost has been found in the Russian Arctic, scientists have said....
2019-06-14 17:01

MOVES-NatWest names head of financing & risk solutions NatWest Markets, the investment banking arm of Royal Bank of Scotland Group, said on Monday it had appointed Kirk Wylie as head of financing & risk solutions technology....
2019-06-17 14:48

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer live longer, new research suggests.The drug pembrolizumab, used in combination with platinum chemotherap...
2019-06-04 02:16

Head of Mexico's national migration institute resigns: official The head of Mexico's National Migration Institute (INM), Tonatiuh Guillen, resigned on Friday for "personal reasons", interior ministry spokesman Hector Gandini said by telephone....
2019-06-15 01:48

Trump taps conservative Ken Cuccinelli to head citizenship agency WASHINGTON — Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped as acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, according to a Departm...
2019-06-11 03:48

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

Ex-CDC head Thomas Frieden avoids jail in sex abuse case The scandal-scarred former director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention copped to a no-jail deal Tuesday, following accusations he groped a woman’s backside inside his Brooklyn home. Dr. Thomas Frieden, 58, entered a guilty ple...
2019-06-04 23:01

Glencore's head of oil, Alex Beard, retires amid U.S. probes Glencore's head of oil, Alex Beard, who helped make the firm one of the world's top three oil trading houses, will retire this month, the company said on Monday in yet another management shake-up amid U.S. probes into its activities....
2019-06-03 15:00

APNewsBreak: Naval War College head reassigned pending probe PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Navy says the president of the U.S. Naval War College has been administratively reassigned pending the outcome of an inspector general investigation. The reassignment of Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley on Monday comes days after ...
2019-06-10 16:32

MOVES-Societe Generale's CIB unit appoints head of M&A for France Societe Generale SA's corporate and investment banking unit (CIB) said on Monday it had appointed Patrick Perreault as head of mergers and acquisitions at its corporate finance division in France....
2019-06-03 13:48

Mt. Gox head Karpeles plans new Japan bitcoin tech business Mark Karpeles, arrested in Japan after his bitcoin exchange collapsed from massive hacking, is starting a new business around the same computer technology that led to his legal troubles....
2019-06-05 08:16

Experienced technocrat to head government of the Democratic Republic of Congo The DR Congo has a new prime minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government chosen as a compromise between the former and the current presidents; and what can Congolese expect of him?...
2019-05-21 20:48

The TWA Hotel Takes Flight at J.F.K. The last time the Trans World Airlines terminal at Kennedy International Airport saw a weary traveler was 2001. After a $265 million renovation, it’s now the TWA Hotel....
2019-05-21 15:00

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....
2019-05-26 20:48

What it takes to be a $200,000-a-year nanny Child care positions aren't usually thought of as high-paying jobs. But with wealthier families seeking nannies that are trained in newborn care, child development or languages, it's becoming more common to see in-home caregivers earning six-figure s...
2019-06-14 01:48

Goforth Takes On The Incumbent LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Robert Goforth has been described as a bit of a longshot in the Republican race for governor, but he said he is proud of that label. Earlier today, he said that he is confident in his chances and even compared himself t...
2019-05-22 01:00

| Keet: We have what it takes do well as Bafana Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Darren Keet is optimistic the national team can perform well at the Africa Cup of Nations though refused to make any predictions....
2019-06-14 09:48

New Best Buy CEO takes the helm Tuesday Best Buy's fifth CEO Corie Barry will lead the company as it continues to execute on plans it has made to stay relevant in a tough retail environment challenged by e-commerce....
2019-06-11 17:48

Russia Probe Head Robert Mueller To Make First Public Statement Long-silent Special Counsel Robert Mueller will deliver his first public statement on the Russia meddling investigation on Wednesday, as he faces pressure to testify in Congress on his explosive......
2019-05-29 18:16

Brazil police charge ex-soccer club head over deadly fire Brazilian police have charged the former president of the Flamingo soccer club with manslaughter for a fire that killed 10 teenage players in February....
2019-06-12 03:00

Defensive Magic Johnson blasts ESPN’s Lakers report head-on The ESPN spotlight shined on a defensive Magic Johnson Tuesday night, as the former Lakers club president was left to answer for countless allegations laid out in an explosive exposé published by the same outlet’s earlier that morning. “D...
2019-05-29 06:48

Nadal and Djokovic head French Open cast as Federer returns For the first time in four years the big three in men's tennis will all be present at the French Open, all striving to etch another remarkable storyline in the red Parisian dirt....
2019-05-25 03:16

Grizzlies hire Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins as head coach The Memphis Grizzlies have finally filled their coaching vacancy by hiring Milwaukee Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins. The Grizzlies will introduce Jenkins at news conference on Wednesday. Zachary Kleiman, Memphis’ executive vice president of bas...
2019-06-12 00:16

Top career U.S. EPA auto official moving to head climate office -memo The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug. 4, according to an internal agency memo seen by Reuters....
2019-06-07 00:32

Merck's Keytruda wins FDA approval to treat head and neck cancer Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a type of head and neck cancer....
2019-06-11 13:32

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
2019-06-13 06:32

Conductor Daniel Barenboim to remain head of the Berlin State Opera Despite accusations of bullying, conductor Daniel Barenboim's contract has been extended up to 2027. Beyond the controversy, he is considered one of the most influential stars of the classical music world....
2019-06-04 19:32

A son sues a company for $1 million — and the return of his dad's frozen head Laurence Pilgeram directed Alcor Life Extension Foundation to preserve his body after his death but how his remains were handled is now in dispute.        ...
2019-06-11 17:48

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
2019-05-29 18:16

NFLPA head sends eerie lockout memo to players: Plan now Prepare. That’s the apparent message coming from NFL Players’ Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, who sent an email advising agents to begin budgeting for a possible season-long work stoppage in 2021. “We are advising players ...
2019-05-29 06:48

Fed Up Of Abuse, Woman Kills Husband, Walks To Cops With Severed Head The mother of five - two sons and three daughters - allegedly attacked her husband with a machete and walked nearly five kilometres to the nearest police station carrying his severed head in a plastic......
2019-05-30 10:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. EPA top career auto official moving to head climate office The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug. 4, an EPA spokesman said on Thursday....
2019-06-07 00:32

Head of Sudan's military council meets Abu Dhabi crown prince The head of Sudan's military council met Abu Dhabi's crown prince on Sunday, who expressed the United Arab Emirates' support for Sudan as it navigates a transition after the ouster of Omar al-Bashir, Emirates news agency (WAM) reported....
2019-05-26 21:48

Zandra Rhodes: 'If I were Queen, I’d have a permanent mark on my head from always wearing my crown' The designer rivalled royalty with her Elizabethan outfit – one of her own designs – at the Barbican’s opening in 1982I am wearing a look from my Elizabethan collection from 1981. I love it because I wore it to a very memorable event during a very me...
2019-06-04 16:48

U.S. and Mexico plan summit in Washington on Wednesday in bid to head off trade dispute The announcement came after President Trump threatened a series of escalating tariffs unless Mexico stopped the growing flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. border....
2019-06-01 07:16

Antonio Conte excited for 'new chapter' after being appointed Inter head coach Former Chelsea manager replaces Luciano SpalettiInternazionale fourth in Serie A this seasonFormer Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has been appointed head coach at Internazionale, the Serie A side have announced.The 49-year-old returns to management ha...
2019-05-31 13:48

Former Baylor head coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school Former Baylor Head Coach Art Briles has been hired to lead an East Texas high school, nearly three years to the day of his firing from the college program....
2019-05-26 00:16

Grizzlies make long-term commitment to young, new head coach MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Jenkins has talked enough with Memphis’ new front office to feel confident he will be given time to turn around the Grizzlies. He is the team’s fourth head coach since Memphis reached the 2013 Western Conferen...
2019-06-12 23:16

Head of Ram trucks files whistleblower suit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Reid Bigland, head of U.S. sales and Ram trucks, has sued his own company, claiming it retaliated against him over his cooperation with the SEC.        ...
2019-06-06 12:48

James and Falcao head Colombia's Copa America squad With James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao as main leaders, Colombia's coach Carlos Queiroz announced Thursday his squad for Copa America in Brazil        ...
2019-05-31 12:48

FA head of security warns of trouble before England’s October trip to Prague • Tony Conniford concerned over presence of far-right groups• “Deeply embarrassed” by scenes in Porto during Nations LeagueThe Football Association’s head of security has warned of more trouble when England travel to Prague to play the Czech Republic...
2019-06-08 20:32

Germany's SPD head proposes vote on floor leadership after election rout The head of Germany's Social Democrats said on Monday she would propose a vote on her position as leader of the party in parliament, after her decision to stay in coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives was criticized by the party's left....
2019-05-28 02:16

Mercedes head Wolff pays moving tribute to friend Lauda Struggling to deal with his raw emotions Mercedes head of motorsport Toto Wolff said losing his friend Niki Lauda has left him feeling crushed and cast a "huge black cloud" of sadness over motorsport.        ...
2019-05-24 18:48

Basketball: Simmons, Bogut, Mills head Australia squad for World Cup Ben Simmons, Andrew Bogut and Patty Mills were among nine NBA players included in Australia's the 17-man squad for this year's basketball World Cup on Thursday....
2019-05-23 15:16

Voters in Pennsylvania’s 12th District head to the polls in special election Republican state Rep. Fred Keller is favored to best Penn State professor Marc Friedenberg (D) in the heavily Republican district, to which President Trump paid a visit Monday night....
2019-05-21 17:48

Crew On Japan Tanker Saw 'Flying Object' Before Attack: Company Head The crew of a Japanese-owned tanker hit in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the operator's head said Friday....
2019-06-14 17:01

Man let massive head tumor grow for 20 years over alleged fear of surgery Surgeons successfully removed an 11-pound tumor from a man’s head after he finally sought help for the mass that had been reportedly growing for 20 years....
2019-05-23 16:32

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governme...
2019-06-14 03:48

Head of east Libya parliament rules out talks before Tripoli captured The head of a parliament aligned with forces trying to seize the Libyan capital Tripoli from the internationally backed government said on Thursday there could be no peace talks until they had captured the city....
2019-06-13 19:16

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY — The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head, Seth Agata, will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata, who previously worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, served as executive director of the much-criticized J...
2019-05-22 23:48

Border Arrests Surge to Seven-Year High as Mexico Tries to Head Off Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
2019-06-05 23:00

Trump's explanation why he blocked Huawei from U.S. supply chain will have you shaking your head Huawei has not had a good week. It started exactly one week ago today when President Donald Trump used an executive order to declare a national emergency against U.S.technology. At the same time, Huawei and 68 affiliates were placed on the Commerce D...
2019-05-24 07:32

Fifteen Cornwall head vows to go on as Jamie Oliver's restaurants close LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The head of a restaurant in southwest England set up by Jamie Oliver to train unemployed young people as chefs vowed on Tuesday to "keep the light burning" after the celebrity chef's restaurant chain went into ad...
2019-05-21 22:16

GSK pharma head flags need for speed in high-pressure drug market Doing things one at a time in drug development is not a luxury that GlaxoSmithKline can afford any longer, the head of pharmaceuticals at Britain's largest drugmaker told Reuters....
2019-06-17 18:16

Selma Blair shaves head during ongoing MS battle: ‘Back to my roots’ Selma Blair, who revealed her MS diagnosis in October, took to Instagram this week to share a photo of her young son, Arthur Saint Bleick, shaving her head with an electric razor....
2019-06-15 21:48

17-year-old takes on a $2 trillion industry Aaron Philip's life has been transformed by becoming the first black, trans, disabled model to sign for a major agency. Since joining the renowned Elite Model Management last September, the 17-year-old has shot editorial for i-D magazine and been nam...
2019-05-28 11:01

Valentine Takes Over at North Laurel Photo by Lexington Christian Academy North Laurel has hired Nate Valentine away from Lexington Christian to be its next head basketball coach. For Valentine, it’s a chance to go home. The London native will be formally introduced at the school ...
2019-06-08 08:16

What it takes to achieve automotive's “Vision Zero” Traditional driving may soon be viewed as archaic. There is a disruptive evolution taking place from human-steered vehicles to autonomous vehicles requiring a holistic ecosystem to spur development and create a monumental, structural transformation o...
2019-06-10 12:32

NDB: The Brics bank takes shape Over the last 12 months, the New Development Bank has gone from concept to fully fledged lender. It says it wants to be differentiated by its nimbleness and focus on sustainability. Where does it fit in a changing multilateral landscape?...
2019-05-21 20:48

Neymar 'takes everything to heart', says Tuchel "Neymar needs to feel close to his team-mates to perform at his best, says his PSG coach Thomas Tuchel - who added that the Brazilian also \"takes everything to heart\"."...
2019-05-29 17:32

At $7,500, Does This 2009 Saab 9-3 Combi Have What it Takes? Saab’s long gone as a car company, but they left behind a ton of cool cars like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 9-3. That’s an XWD wagon with an engaging turbo four and a six-speed stick. Could all that kit get you to part with some of your cash cab...
2019-06-13 22:32

German Official Says He ‘Cannot Recommend’ Jews Wear Head Coverings in Some Parts of the Country (BERLIN) — Israel’s president said Sunday he is shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home. Felix Klein, the governme...
2019-05-26 23:00

Montana man suing cryonics company for $1 million and return of father's frozen head  A Montana man is suing a cryonics company for $1 million and demanding his father's frozen head be returned after the company cremated the rest of his body. ...
2019-06-12 02:01

Head of Virginia governor's medical school knew about racist photo but kept quiet A probe into Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook -- which featured a racist photo of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan garb -- revealed that the school's president, who donated to the Democ...
2019-05-23 11:48

Riot Games names John Needham as head of League of Legends esports Riot Games names John Needham as the head of League of Legends esports.The current co-heads, Jarred Kennedy and Whalen Rozelle, will move to new roles.Read More...
2019-06-05 17:48

FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governme...
2019-06-14 05:16

UPDATE 1-Merck's Keytruda wins FDA approval to treat head and neck cancer Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a type of head and neck cancer....
2019-06-11 13:32

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a second round on Aug. 11....
2019-06-16 18:16

Germany's anti-Semitism debate raises its head at pro-Palestinian march in Berlin Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel demonstrators peacefully marched in Berlin amid a struggle to define the line between criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. The government urged people to show support for Jews and Israel....
2019-06-02 03:32

Jailed thief who stole £25k in goods from hotel guests caught out by his bald head A thief who stole up to £25,000 worth of belongings in a spate of more than 20 thefts targeting hotel guests at breakfast was given away by his bald head....
2019-06-10 18:16

Void Bastards review – gloriously chaotic head-trip into outer space PC; Blue Manchu/Humble BundleGraphic novels and classic anime provide the inspiration for this frenzied and spectacularly smart survival shooterIn space, no one can hear you make catastrophic decisions – and in Void Bastards, you will make plenty. Th...
2019-05-29 17:32

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy head visits ally Cuba for two days Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban government officials on Friday during a trip to Havana in a show of unity even as Cuba is being courted to help resolve the political crisis facing its ally....
2019-06-08 02:32

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Accused of Sexual Harassment and Other Misconduct by Two Former Staff Two employees who previously worked as personal staff for Mark Zuckerberg have leveled alarming allegations of misconduct against the head of Zuckerberg’s security detail, including sexual harassment and racist, transphobic, and homophobic comments.R...
2019-05-31 05:00

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Glencore's head of oil, Alex Beard, retires amid U.S. probes Glencore's head of oil, Alex Beard, who helped make the firm one of the world's top three oil trading houses, will retire this month, the company said on Monday in yet another management shake-up amid U.S. probes into its activities....
2019-06-03 13:48

Tennis: Nadal and Djokovic head French Open cast as Federer returns For the first time in four years the big three in men's tennis will all be present at the French Open, all striving to etch another remarkable storyline in the red Parisian dirt....
2019-05-24 18:00

Google appoints Stanley Chen to head Greater China sales, operations Alphabet Inc's Google has appointed Stanley Chen as its managing director of Greater China sales and operations, the company said in a statement on Monday....
2019-06-17 07:48

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz – The night that the boxing world was turned on its head Andy Ruiz’s upset of Anthony Joshua will reverberate through the ages The post Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz – The night that the boxing world was turned on its head appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-03 01:32

Berlin takes a new approach to the Three Seas Initiative Germany is begun to show support for the eastern European initiative. President Steinmeier is traveling to Ljubljana to meet with the group, as the region has come into the geopolitical focus of major powers....
2019-06-05 22:16

Everything you need to know about Rammstein as long-awaited tour takes off A new album and the beginning of the legendary band's Europe Stadium Tour mark a new chapter for the band. But why the fascination for these shock rockers?...
2019-05-28 00:00

Dreaming of climbing Mount Everest? This is what it takes Physical training and tens of thousands of dollars are just a few of the things adventure-seekers need to conquer Mount Everest. Experts say it takes much more than that to check it off your bucket list....
2019-05-29 08:48

Jordan takes another BTCC double at Croft Jordan (left) and Smiley BMW racer claims fourth and fifth wins of 2019; fellow 3 Series racer Colin Turkington strengthens title lead Andrew Jordan claimed his fourth and fifth race wins of 2019 in the latest MSA British Touring Car Championship ...
2019-06-17 12:32

Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to push the company to raise its minimum wage, the latest sign that the retail giant can’t fully shake a reputation—in some quarters—as a bad place to work....
2019-06-05 23:48

Defendant takes stand in humanitarian aid trial TUCSON – Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, took the stand Thursday in his federal trial. Warren faces three felony charges for harboring and conspiring to transport two undocumented immigrants at a home ca...
2019-06-07 10:16

New mansion tax takes effect in New York on July 1 Two giant real estate deals were announced in New York City, sparking hope of a potential rebound in luxury Manhattan real estate, but a closer look reveals there may be trouble on the horizon. CNBC's Robert Frank reports....
2019-06-06 20:16

Bill O'Brien's Going To Get His Way In Houston No Matter How Many GMs It Takes From the outside, it sure looked like Brian Gaine was doing a good job. When he was hired as Texans GM in January of 2018, the Texans’ roster was so expensive and such a mess that they were giving away draft picks just to get rid of some of their wor...
2019-06-08 18:00

Here's why your iPhone takes longer to charge in summer Have you noticed that your iPhone -- this also applies to most other smartphones and tablets too -- takes longer to charge during summer? Here's why, along with what you can do about it....
2019-06-11 00:32

Oil Demand Takes a Hit From Cooling Economic Growth A cooling global economy could mean slower oil demand growth in 2019 even while oil producers maintain plentiful supply, the International Energy Agency said....
2019-06-14 14:48

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" based in Iran. According to the company, the individuals responsible pretended to be located in the US a...
2019-05-29 01:48

Hamilton takes Monaco GP pole; another bad day for Ferrari Lewis Hamilton beat teammate Valtteri Bottas to take pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix, while Ferrari slipped down the grid after another error-strewn performance        ...
2019-05-25 17:32

D-Day still takes an emotional toll on vets, 75 years on SOUTHWICK, England (AP) — The night before the D-Day landings, Leonard “Ted” Emmings and his shipmates on a Royal Navy landing craft learned their mission was to ferry 36 Canadian troops to Juno Beach, a stretch of Normandy coast fortifie...
2019-05-30 13:00

AP analysis: Medical pot takes hit when weed legal for all PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Associated Press analysis has found existing medical marijuana programs take a hit when states legalize cannabis for all adults over age 21. In the most extreme case, the AP found the number of medical cardholders in Oregon d...
2019-06-11 10:32

| Barker takes round one lead at Sun City Kyle Barker carded a near-perfect six-under-par 66 to take to the summit of the leaderboard after the opening round of this year’s Sun City Challenge....
2019-06-05 19:32

The Latest: Kyle Busch takes Pocono for 4th Cup win LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Pocono Raceway (all times local): __ 5 p.m. Kyle Busch won at Pocono Raceway to move into a tie for ninth on the NASCAR Cup Series victory list. Busch, who topped 200 career wins across all three...
2019-06-03 00:00

Tuchel exclusive: Neymar takes everything to heart "Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel joined Eurosport Germany at Roland Garros - and discussed his two star strikers, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe."...
2019-05-29 17:32

Cycling: Polanc takes overall Giro lead Slovenian Jan Polanc seized the leader's pink jersey at the Giro d'Italia on Thursday as Cesare Benedetti claimed his first professional victory at the age of 31 on the first mountainous stage on this year's route....
2019-05-24 00:16

Dangerous #VacuumChallenge Takes Internet by Storm After the Kiki challenge, the 'Bin bag challenge' or 'Vacuum challenge' has resurfaced on the Internet as a new craze among users on Twitter and Instagram....
2019-06-03 15:48

A truck without a cab and driver takes to the road in Sweden A truck without a cab or driver is now being tested on a public road in Sweden, mixing with other traffic as it moves goods around an industrial zone....
2019-06-05 07:16

Chaves takes battling Stage 19 win in the Dolomites "Colombian Esteban Chaves took an emotional Stage 19 win at San Martino di Castrozza after soloing clear from the day’s break on the final climb, as Richard Carapaz retained the pink jersey ahead of the decisive final day in the mountains."...
2019-05-31 20:16

Lionel Messi edges out Cristiano Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is the world's highest paid athlete earning £100m in the past 12 months, according to the Forbes top 100 ranking....
2019-06-12 01:00

Ex-State Department head of diplomatic security 'surprised' by Hillary Clinton's private email use The official in charge of protecting State Department staff said he was "surprised" to learn that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address to conduct government business....
2019-05-30 02:32

Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson gets hit in head by Kansas City Royals pitcher as rivalry grows Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson got the last laugh against the Kansas City Royals – once again – after getting hit in the head by a pitch during a game....
2019-05-30 23:16

A Black Teen Was Going Through a Mental Health Crisis. Wisconsin Police Ended Up Punching Him in the Head Madison, Wisc., police officers were called to the home of a 17-year-old boy last week because he was experiencing a mental health crisis. The encounter ended with officers tackling the child, placing a bag over his head, and punching the teen, who i...
2019-06-10 20:00

Already been to Napa Valley? Next, head south to Mexico's wine country, Valle de Guadalupe Head 75 miles south of Tijuana and discover Mexico's answer to Napa Valley, Valle de Guadalupe, one of the country's most sophisticated destinations.       ...
2019-06-10 23:16

Royals-White Sox Beef Gains New Life As Pitcher Tossed For Hitting Tim Anderson In The Head The beef between White Sox shortstop and good bat-flipper Tim Anderson and the Kansas City Royals reared its ugly head again Wednesday night, when Anderson was plunked in the helmet in the second inning by Royals starter Glenn Sparkman. In an effort ...
2019-05-30 10:32

Milwaukee Brewers' Jeremy Jeffress narrowly dodges line drive heading for his head Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress avoided nearly having his head torn off by a screaming liner back to the mound and made a fantastic catch during Monday’s game against the Minnesota Twins....
2019-05-28 22:16

WRAPUP 4-Australia cuts rates as global cbanks move to head off trade shocks Australia's central bank cut rates to a record low on Tuesday and signalled willingness to go further as a worsening Sino-U.S. trade war raises recession risks for the world economy, pushing policymakers into what could be a global monetary easing cy...
2019-06-04 12:49

Head of NOAA says 5G deployment could set weather forecasts back 40 years. The wireless industry denies it. Both sides agree that American advancement and leadership in 5G is critical, but talks break down when it comes to the acceptable level of interference....
2019-05-23 21:16

California police defend placing ‘spit mask’ over boy’s head after video sparks outrage Sacramento attorney Mark T. Harris said he is considering a lawsuit on behalf of the youth and his mother against the city, the security guard, and an employee at a nearby restaurant who he said also helped detain the boy....
2019-05-24 05:16

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

Cornel West says Biden needs to get off 'symbolic crack pipe' or black voters will head to Trump Harvard University Professor Cornel West said Tuesday that former Vice President Joe Biden “needs to get off his symbolic crack pipe” or he’ll lose black voters to President Trump in the 2020 election....
2019-05-29 13:32

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

AMC to rethink Georgia filming if abortion law takes effect ATLANTA — The network behind a show that’s become part of Georgia’s pop-culture fiber says it will “reevaluate” its activity in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect. “The Walking Dead” is an economic po...
2019-06-06 17:48

Belgium takes back six Islamic State children Six Belgian children of Islamic State members were brought back to Belgium on Friday from camps in Syria where U.S.-backed militia are holding thousands of militants and their family members....
2019-06-15 01:48

'The Division 2' takes players back to New York in its upcoming DLC Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is not even two months old but Ubisoft laid out its year one plans for the action shooter RPG at E3 today. We already knew three additional episodes were coming via DLC, but a first look trailer revealed some of the l...
2019-06-11 06:48

Sinan Ozkok Takes Over As New President Of Nissan India Sinan will be responsible for all functions in India including sales and marketing, research and development and manufacturing, for both Nissan and Datsun brands....
2019-06-10 14:00

Revolution takes too long to arrive on The Handmaid’s Tale Hulu’s trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale season three promises that we’ll “witness the birth of a revolution.” The website explains that the season is “driven by June’s resistance to the dystopian regime of Gilead and her struggle to strike back agains...
2019-05-29 16:32

Tim Cook takes aim at tech companies for creating ‘chaos’ Apple CEO Tim Cook once again took shots at Silicon Valley tech companies in his Stanford commencement speech on Sunday. Although he didn’t mention them by name, Cook warned that they need to take responsibility for the “chaos” they create as a resul...
2019-06-17 18:32

The last 'Splatoon 2' Splatfest takes place July 18th It's once again time to wave goodbye to a Splatoon game as you know it -- Nintendo has revealed that Splatoon 2's last Splatfest will start on July 18th. This "Final Fest" will run for a lengthy 72 hours and ask players to support Chaos or...
2019-06-09 23:32

Hamilton takes controversial win in Canada after Vettel penalty Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix for Mercedes in controversial fashion on Sunday after Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel crossed the finish line first but was handed a five-second penalty....
2019-06-09 22:32

NCAA takes pep out of cheerleading company Varsity Brands The governing body for college sports has stunted the growth of cheerleading company Varsity Brands, owned by private equity company Bain Capital. For the past six years, Varsity Brands, which profits from cheerleading in high school and beyond, has ...
2019-06-04 04:48

Charles Barkley takes aim at Drake: I’d ‘knock the hell’ out of him Greek Freak, take heed: Charles Barkley has a plan for that pesky Toronto Raptors superfan. The outspoken NBA great gave a possible gameplan for Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo when the team heads back for Game 6 on Saturday in Toronto, where Drake ...
2019-05-24 16:48

Woodland takes 1-shot lead into Sunday at Pebble Justin Rose enters the final round of the U.S. Open in second place. Brooks Koepka is in third, four shots back at 7 under along with Chez Reavie and Louis Oosthuizen....
2019-06-16 10:00

Deep field takes aim at dethroning defending champion U.S. The Women's World Cup will be the biggest yet, and the hardest to win. Nearly half of the 24 entrants have a shot to replace the United States as champion....
2019-06-04 19:48

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
2019-05-22 17:32

Golf: Molinari takes a hike but still U.S. Open contention They come from around the world to play Pebble Beach and enjoy the seaside layout's spectacular vistas but Italy's Francesco Molinari saw far more than he wanted in a costly second round U.S. Open hike on Friday....
2019-06-15 08:32

Woodland takes 1-shot lead over Rose in US Open Pebble and pressure all that stands in the way of Woodland, Rose and perhaps another US Open title for Koepka        ...
2019-06-16 10:48

ArcelorMittal takes the knife to European steel output again ArcelorMittal underlined the problems facing the European steel industry when it cut production for the second time this month, blaming weak demand and high imports....
2019-05-29 12:00

Vestas takes aim at cheaper U.S. wind power with new turbine Vestas on Tuesday launched a wind turbine targeting the U.S. market, aiming to simplify how they are built and cut costs further for the renewable energy source....
2019-05-21 19:16

David Cameron takes job with US artificial intelligence firm Former UK prime minister to chair advisory board of Washington-based AfinitiDavid Cameron has taken a job as chair of a US artificial intelligence firm’s advisory board, it was announced on Friday.The former prime minister “will be responsible for cu...
2019-05-31 15:32

Crime-fighting botanist takes down murderers using plants Jane Bock helps to solve homicides by identifying things like the origin of blades of grass on a shoe or the chewed-up remains of a victim’s last meal...
2019-05-21 20:32

Another Triple Crown surprise: Sir Winston takes Belmont NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Winston gave the Triple Crown another unexpected turn, rallying to capture the Belmont Stakes on Saturday in a 10-1 upset. The win gave trainer Mark Casse the final two jewels in the showcase for 3-year-old thoroughbreds. He won t...
2019-06-09 03:32

Teacher takes in foster child to help him get kidney transplant When a Colorado boy in foster care was bumped off the list to receive a kidney transplant due to a lack of stable housing, one teacher decided to step in to help his former student. The seventh-grader now expects to receive a new kidney within the ne...
2019-06-01 08:16

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on Saturday in front of some 30,000 people at a stadium in the capital, Pretoria. It followed his rulin...
2019-05-25 11:48

It Takes Real Skills to Be a Fake Stephen Curry Two basketball impersonators, Brandon Armstrong and Maxim Peranidze, give their insights into the fledgling world of sports comedy that has brought them fame....
2019-05-31 23:48

Florida thief takes blowtorch to ATM, welds it shut instead OKALOOSA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two Florida burglars thought they were clever when they used a blowtorch to break into an ATM machine, but they never hit the jackpot. Instead, the burning heat actually welded the ATM’s hinges shut....
2019-06-05 00:32

The Latest: Halep takes just 55 minutes to reach 4th round PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Simona Halep’s title defense remains on track at the French Open following a methodical 6-2, 6-1 third-round win over 27th-seeded Lesia Tsurenko that lasted just 55 minute...
2019-06-01 14:32

Minnesota boy, 4, takes great-grandfather’s car for joyride for candy The mixture of peanut butter and chocolate is an unrelenting mistress. A 4-year-old Minnesota boy with a hankering for some candy on Tuesday apparently couldn’t wait to get the sweet treats, and instead took matters into his own small hands, &#...
2019-06-14 02:16

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets 'with the people' Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic church....
2019-06-13 20:48

Monaco F2: Hubert takes first win in photo finish with Deletraz Reigning GP3 Series champion and Renault Formula 1 junior Anthoine Hubert earned his first Formula 2 victory in Monaco by fending off Haas protege Louis Deletraz...
2019-05-25 19:00

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
2019-05-22 04:32

Forecasts Call for a Normal Hurricane Season, but ‘It Only Takes One’ Government forecasters predict as many as fifteen named storms, and as many as four major hurricanes, during the season which begins June 1 and stretches to Nov. 30...
2019-05-23 23:16

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian von der Mark writes....
2019-05-23 21:32

Germany's 'Die Partei' takes satire to the European parliament After lampooning Germany's traditional parties in the EU elections, the satirical party "Die Partei" is sending two representatives to Brussels. But when things get serious, where do the jokes end and the politics start?...
2019-06-07 22:16

| Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers moved freely and trade thrived....
2019-05-21 16:00

Saturday: #ImpeachTrump Day of Action takes off, 133 events nationwide Saturday’s planned #ImpeachTrump Day of Action has expanded greatly in the past week with over 100 events now set around the nation to call for House impeachment hearings against President Trump....
2019-06-12 00:16

Madonna takes on frightening world with new album 'Madame X' Gun control, poverty and the marginalized, Madonna's new album "Madame X" sees the Queen of Pop wanting to "fight back" in what she sees as a frightening modern world....
2019-06-14 05:00

Marquez wins Catalunya GP after Lorenzo takes out rivals "MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won his home Grand Prix of Catalunya on Sunday after Honda team mate Jorge Lorenzo fell and took out the Spaniard\u0027s main rivals in a mass crash."...
2019-06-16 20:48

Howard sheds tears of joy as takes the reins at Michigan ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard was overcome with tears of joys as he was introduced as Michigan’s new men’s basketball coach. The former member of the Fab Five has a five-year contract that will pay him $2 million in his first year....
2019-05-30 20:16

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now reporting directly to him....
2019-06-08 00:32

School closes after man enters overnight, takes clothes off SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania elementary school closed for the day after educators realized that a man had entered the building overnight, got naked and spilled Murphy Oil Soap on the gym floor. Neil Armstrong Elementary School staff originally...
2019-05-31 01:16

Pirates Announcer Takes A Few Awkward Stumbles To The Dog Whistle The Pirates played the Braves last night, and in the fourth inning Pittsburgh pitcher Steven Brault hit Braves slugger Ronald Acuña Jr. on the elbow with a fastball. In response to this wholly unremarkable occurrence, Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass ...
2019-06-05 18:16

Barty has what it takes to lift French Open trophy Ashleigh Barty has all the tools to become the first Australian woman in 46 years to win the French Open title when she faces fearless Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova on Saturday....
2019-06-08 00:32

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka people For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighbor...
2019-05-24 07:00

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. One by one, they step forward. The stress is palpable....
2019-05-28 15:32

VW takes ‘progressive path’ with highly idealistic ad campaign VW set the stage for the highly idealistic campaign with an attention-grabbing spot that debuted last week featuring the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” ...
2019-06-11 17:32

Big Indy 500 Crash Takes Five Cars Out, Red Flag Ensues A late race contretemps between Sebastien Bourdais and Graham Rahal ended in tears and an angry Rahal, and three cars behind crashed in the check-up. Entering the third turn, Rahal was going for a pass on Bourdais up the inside. While he didn’t have ...
2019-05-26 22:00

Bottas takes pole at Spanish GP ahead of Hamilton Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas took pole position for a third straight race after topping qualifying at the Spanish GP on Saturday with a track record        ...
2019-05-22 06:32

Monetary policy: Argentina takes its bitter medicine Another financial crisis has rocked the country. As it slips into what could be a deep recession, time is running out to achieve the recovery that could create the conditions for a pro-market candidate to win next year’s presidential elections....
2019-05-21 15:32

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
2019-05-24 02:00

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected debit card, it said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 20:48

The majority of consumers are wildly wrong about what it takes to get a mortgage The majority of consumers think it is much harder to qualify for a home loan than it actually is, according to a recent Fannie Mae survey of more than 3,000 people....
2019-06-11 18:32

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
2019-05-28 15:48

Kershaw takes shutout in 7th, Dodgers beat Rays 7-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw took a shutout into the seventh inning in his first start at Tropicana Field and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Tuesday night. The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner (4-0) wound up ...
2019-05-22 06:48

In Maldivian Parliament, PM Modi Takes Veiled Dig At Pak Over Terrorism State sponsorship of terrorism is the biggest threat the world is facing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an address at the Maldivian Parliament today, in an apparent reference to Pakistan. PM......
2019-06-08 18:32

Japan Derby upset, final preps for Epsom head global Thoroughbred racing news The Investec Derby preparations are all but final, and weekend racing from Ireland to France put some shape to fast-approaching Royal Ascot. there. Exultant is done for season after G1 win in Hong Kong....
2019-05-28 17:32

Ethiopian leader Abiy arrives in Sudan to meet head of ruling military council in mediation bid Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Khartoum on Friday to meet the chief of Sudan's ruling military council in a bid to mediate in the political crisis that has followed the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
2019-06-07 11:48

Afghanistan Soccer Head Banned For Life For Sexually Abusing Women's National Team Players FIFA’s ethics committee has found Keramuudin Karim, former President of the Afghanistan Football Federation, guilty of sexually and physically abusing multiple members of the women’s national team. Karim is now banned for life from all international ...
2019-06-08 18:00

Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb 'feels fine' after 102-mph line drive off head: report Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb is reportedly “feeling fine” a day after he took a 102-mph line drive off the back of his head in a frightening moment during Saturday’s 6-5 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies....
2019-06-17 02:32

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately. In turn, Disney and Comcast have entered a...
2019-05-21 21:32

Woods shoots 70 as Moore takes clubhouse lead at Memorial Tiger Woods shot a respectable two-under-par 70 in the first round at the Memorial tournament as fellow American Ryan Moore plundered the soft Muirfield Village course in Dublin, Ohio on Thursday....
2019-05-31 00:16

UK's Hammond takes case for digital sales tax to G20 meeting in Japan Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said he would press the Group of 20 leading economies this weekend to introduce a global tax on the revenues of online giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon ....
2019-06-07 06:48

It only takes two words for Chase Utley to relive Mets hate Chase Utley has a new job, but the same goal: upset Mets fans. Utley recently started as a studio analyst with SportsNet LA, and Tuesday night he sat down for an interview to exchange perspectives with John Hartung on this year’s season. Utley was as...
2019-06-13 03:48

Lizzie Deignan takes Women's Tour glory by two seconds British rider holds off Katarzyna Niewiadoma to winAmy Pieters sprints home in concluding sixth stageLizzie Deignan took victory in the Women’s Tour after pipping Katarzyna Niewiadoma by just two seconds, the smallest winning margin in the race’s his...
2019-06-15 19:48

Italian central bank chief takes populists to task MILAN (AP) — The head of Italy’s central bank has issued strong warnings against some of the populist government’s economic prescriptions. Ignazio Visco’s annual address in Rome on Friday coincides with a deadline from the EU Commis...
2019-05-31 12:32

Moby takes the hint for once and cancels the rest of his book tour For weeks we have been subjected to nuggets of Moby’s personal life via unsolicited excerpts from his creepy-ass second memoir, Then It Falls Apart. One story involved Natalie Portman, who he claimed to have dated when she was 20 years old. Portman c...
2019-05-30 00:48

Disney CEO says it will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state....
2019-05-30 20:48

A downright confusing episode of Jessica Jones takes some odd swerves Gregory Sallinger has a law degree. That’s about all the justification we’re given for why Jessica is adamant about treating his case differently than pretty much every other case we’ve ever seen her handle. Just a few episodes ago, she was pinning A...
2019-06-15 19:16

Brittany Force takes No. 1 spot at NHRA Southern Nationals Brittany Force took the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel in the Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway        ...
2019-05-22 06:32

Alternative saloon showdown: New Volvo S60 takes on Alfa, Peugeot and Kia When you want something more audacious than an Audi and more B-road friendly than a Beemer, where do you turn? The Volvo S60 joins the growing ranks of family-friendly four and five-door models that buck the class norms, but does it come out on top...
2019-06-15 13:32

BJP Takes Over Darjeeling Local Body After 17 Councillors Switch Sides The BJP on Saturday gained control of Darjeeling's municipal body after seventeen Gorkha Janmukti Morcha councillors switched over to the party, giving it the majority in the 32-strong assembly....
2019-06-08 18:32

BJP Takes Aim At "Student" Prashant Kishor Vs "Principal" Amit Shah Taking a dig at TMC chief Mamata Banerjee for engaging election strategist Prashant Kishor for the 2021 West Bengal assembly polls, the BJP said he is not a "bigger" strategist than its president Amit......
2019-06-08 18:32

Admiral Karambir Singh Takes Charge As New Navy Chief Before being appointed as the Navy Chief, Karambir Singh served as the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam....
2019-05-31 13:16

Disney CEO: ‘I rather doubt we will’ film in Georgia if new abortion law takes effect Bob Iger on Georgia's new abortion law: "I think many people who work for us will not want to work there, and we will have to heed their wishes in that regard."...
2019-05-30 09:01

Aladdin review – live-action remake really takes flight Guy Ritchie’s adaptation is lively, colourful and genuinely funny – making only judicious tweaks to the original, it’s thankfully not a whole new worldThe scimitars are out for Disney’s live-action Aladdin, what with the enduring fondness for the ori...
2019-05-22 09:48

Moulton takes swipe at Biden over abortion reversal: 'Now do the Iraq War' 2020 longshot Seth Moulton on Friday took a swipe at former Vice President Joe Biden after he reversed his decades-long stance on federal funding for abortions -- by challenging him to also admit he was "wrong" in supporting the Iraq War....
2019-06-07 20:48

Ford 'Mach-E' electric crossover takes aim for Tesla Model Y Blue Oval's first bespoke battery-electric car will be unveiled later this year before 2020 on-sale date Ford is poised to reveal what could be its most crucial (and controversial) model yet: an all-electric, Mustang-inspired crossover. Due to go on...
2019-05-21 14:32

Lee6 takes 1-shot lead after 2nd round of ShopRite Classic GALLOWAY, N.J. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 made a 4-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole Saturday to grab a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the ShopRite LPGA Classic. Lee6 shot a 2-under 69 and completed 36 holes over the Bay Course at Seaview at 10-under 1...
2019-06-09 03:32

Women’s World Cup: Caroline Weir takes inspiration from takeaway art Scotland midfielder with a mural of her on a wall in Dunfermline says ‘the attention we’re getting is a bit mad’There are many reasons to visit the Côte d’Azur, but art surely ranks among the top 10 with the assorted galleries affording tourists plen...
2019-06-09 04:00

Lady Gaga takes on 'Camp' at Met Gala in gowns, underwear Pop superstar Lady Gaga made a grand entrance at New York's annual Met Gala on Monday, wearing a voluminous bright pink dress that she shed on the red carpet to reveal three other outfits layered underneath, including a bra and underwear, her interpr...
2019-05-22 00:16

Vettel takes pole position ahead of Hamilton at Canadian GP Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel produced a stunning final lap to clinch pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday        ...
2019-06-08 23:00

Mexico women's cricket team takes shot at success You'd be hard-pressed to trace cricket's history south of the border, but a group of Mexican women in the country's capital have patched together a revival in the hopes of writing the next chapter....
2019-05-24 00:32

Verlander takes share of majors’ wins lead, shuts down A’s OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Justin Verlander struck out eight over eight innings and moved into a share of the major league lead with his ninth win, pitching the Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Saturday night. Verlander (9-2), who had a f...
2019-06-02 07:48

Belgian loot box decision takes down some of Nintendo’s mobile games An example of the randomized hero summons in Fire Emblem Heroes Nintendo has become the latest publisher affected by a 2018 decision by Belgium's Gaming Commission to treat games with randomized loot boxes as an illegal form of gambling. The publish...
2019-05-23 13:16

Belgium takes back six orphaned Islamic State children: SDF Belgium has taken back six orphaned children of Islamic State members from Syria, the U.S.-backed militia which is holding thousands of militants and their family members said late on Thursday....
2019-06-14 09:16

Ron Howard says he will move production if Georgia abortion law takes effect Filmmaker Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer have joined the list of Hollywood stars who say they will boycott Georgia after the state's governor signed the controversial "heartbeat bill" into law....
2019-05-21 16:48

Samsung's rollable display phone takes shape in a patent If you thought that Samsung will be done and dusted with wacky designs when it finally releases the Galaxy Fold to the general public, you'd be sorely mistaken. A new patent filing has been discovered by LetsGoDigital, and a few renders based on it a...
2019-06-11 18:16

The Latest: Actor Jon Hamm takes Blues fandom to Cup game ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 7 p.m. St. Louis native and Blues super fan Jon Hamm is fired up about their run to the Stanley Cup Final. The actor of “Mad Men” fame clapped his way into ...
2019-06-02 02:32

Couple Takes Baby Pictures with Supercharger After Mom Pressures Them for Grandchildren This week, car fans Brayden Tomicic and his wife Payton welcomed into the world little baby “Eaton,” who, an astute scientist could argue, is anatomically less of a human and more of a supercharger....
2019-05-23 08:16

Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in U.S. courts....
2019-05-28 17:16

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notice....
2019-05-25 18:16

Motor racing: Alonso takes second Le Mans win and title with Toyota Double Formula One champion Fernando Alonso struck lucky and won the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race for the second year in a row on Sunday with Toyota team mates Kazuki Nakajima and Switzerland's Sebastien Buemi....
2019-06-16 18:48

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an overdose....
2019-05-24 15:32

Great-grandfather takes Burger King obsession to his grave He’s headed to the great fast food joint in the sky. A great-grandfather from England was so obsessed with Burger King that his dying wish was to be buried with a bacon double cheeseburger. The hearse carrying Leonard Durkin, who died late last month...
2019-06-11 22:16

UPDATE 2-U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
2019-05-23 23:16

Chastain takes NASCAR Truck race at Iowa Speedway NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ross Chastain cruised to a win in the NASCAR Truck Series race on Sunday at Iowa Speedway, his second victory of 2019. Chastain led the final 141 laps to clinch his second win in four races — but his first since he switched his ch...
2019-06-16 21:32

As developer toolchains consolidate, Microsoft takes pole position Developers may be tiring of siloed, best-of-breed solutions and are increasingly looking to vendors to pull disparate tools together, giving Microsoft an edge....
2019-06-05 00:48

Australia's central bank takes 'responsibilty' for note typo Millions of A$50 ($35) banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing typographical error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and circulated....
2019-05-21 15:00

Matador takes bull horn up the butt in grisly video He really busted his butt in the bullring. Gruesome video captures the moment a bull gets revenge on a matador — thrusting a horn up his backside and leaving him with a 10-inch wound to his rectum that almost killed him. French matador Juan Leal, 26,...
2019-05-27 18:00

| Adam Yates takes Criterium yellow as Froome seriously injured British rider Adam Yates moved in to the overall lead at the Criterium du Dauphine as Chris Froome was seriously injured in a practice run before time trial stage....
2019-06-12 19:48

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving preliminary approval to a law to dissolve itself....
2019-05-27 22:00

Chris Long takes 2nd Good Guy Award from football writers Recently retired Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long has won his second consecutive “Good Guy Award” from the Professional Football Writers of America. Long is the 15th winner of the award and the first player to earn it in conse...
2019-06-05 04:16

Canada takes a first step towards ratifying trade deal with U.S., Mexico Canada took a first step toward ratifying a new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Ottawa to discuss passage of the treaty....
2019-05-28 04:01

Alonso fails to qualify as Pagenaud takes Indy pole "Former Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso narrowly failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday as France\u0027s Simon Pagenaud took pole position for the May 26 race."...
2019-05-21 14:48

Hollywood takes on iconic racing story in ‘Ford v Ferrari' Academy Award winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in the film based on the true story of American car designer Carroll Shelby and British-born driver Ken Miles, who teamed up to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Co....
2019-06-03 23:32

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in American court...
2019-05-28 23:00

Total takes on Toshiba's U.S. LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out Total will take over Toshiba's U.S. liquefied natural gas business and get $800 million cash from the Japanese group as part of the deal, the companies said on Saturday, weeks after attempts to sell it to a Chinese buyer fell through....
2019-06-01 12:48

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would prohibit the procedure almost entirely....
2019-05-21 19:48

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño takes effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a sweet but troublesome burden: a glut of 2m mangos.The agriculture secretary, Emmanuel Piñol, said mango ...
2019-06-10 14:16

The race for Downing Street: Does anyone have what it takes to beat Boris Johnson? Today is crunch time in the Tory leadership contest — and Boris Johnson is storming into the lead. As nominations close, Julian Glover asks if anyone has what it takes to beat him....
2019-06-10 13:48

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people, but a top Republican lawmaker immediately pushed back on a plan he called "hasty and suspect."...
2019-06-04 19:48

Carapaz strengthens grip on pink as Peters takes surprise first pro win "Pink jersey Richard Carapaz added a handful of seconds to his overall lead on his 26th birthday as Frenchman Nans Peters pulled off a surprise win from the breakaway in Stage 16 of the Giro d’Italia."...
2019-05-29 18:48

Zendaya Takes You Inside Her Outdoor Oasis in Vogue's 73 Questions Welcome to Zendaya's home! The 22-year-old actress gave fans a tour of her California pad's outdoor oasis on Friday in a new episode of Vogue's 73 Questions.......
2019-05-31 20:48

Jason Schwartzman bravely takes on Big Bird on Lip Sync Battle We all have our favorite epic Lip Sync Battles to look back on: Sir Ben Kingsley versus John Cho, Jimmy Fallon against Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Devil Wears Prada foes (and real-life friends) Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt. But this week LSB aims for...
2019-05-29 20:00

Ted Cruz Takes On YouTube With Impotent Threats and Brain Worms Throwing his arms around a far-right provocateur whose shtick includes labeling political adversaries “queers” and “fags,” Senator Ted Cruz on Thursday tweeted a rebuke of YouTube over the company’s belated decision to take action against Steven Cro...
2019-06-07 00:48

On fire Woodland takes U.S. Open lead, Tiger fumes Gary Woodland shot out of the U.S. Open woodwork with an error-free six-under 65 to steal the halfway lead from Justin Rose on Friday, while a fuming Tiger Woods insisted he was still in the ball game after a bogey-bogey finish....
2019-06-15 08:32

Scott Parel shoots 9-under 63, takes 2-stroke lead in Iowa Scott Parel matched the course record with a 9-under 63 to take a two-shot lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Principal Charity Classic        ...
2019-06-01 00:48

Loving homes needed after PACC takes in 10 fighting roosters TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center is in need of single-rooster homes or rescues after 10 cockerels were put in their care. According to PACC, the roosters were confiscated after authorities discovered that they were being trained to participate ...
2019-06-01 04:48

It takes at least 4 years to apply for divorce in Ireland. Will voters change that? In Ireland, people can only apply for a divorce after living separately from their spouse for four out of the previous five years. Those in the process of separating say the wait time wreaks havoc on their well-being....
2019-05-21 19:01

The Enemy of the People review: CNN's Jim Acosta takes Trump's bait again CNN’s White House chief is the president’s favourite sparring partner. His book is revealing on both sides of the battleIn Donald Trump’s self-manufactured reality, disdain for journalists and affinity for autocrats are among few constants. By the sa...
2019-06-11 10:00

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, anti-Semitism German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, though, she has sat down with CNN's Christiane Amanpour....
2019-05-29 00:48

Motorcycling: Marquez wins Catalunya GP after Lorenzo takes out rivals MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won his home Grand Prix of Catalunya on Sunday after Honda team mate Jorge Lorenzo fell and took out the Spaniard's main rivals in a mass crash....
2019-06-16 16:32

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that m...
2019-05-29 03:16