HILLSIDEQUADRANEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Hour 2019-07-14 15:16

|Eskom’squickestfixisgivingitcashnow,swappingdebtlater

The power utility is paying so much in interest on its debt - at the same time that its income is falling - that the company is struggling to keep the country’s lights on....

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Ryanair halves 2020 growth plans on Boeing MAX delays Ryanair has slashed its growth plans for next summer, blaming delays in deliveries of Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet, lifting the shares of rival airlines which had feared a surge in new planes would hit ticket prices....
2019-07-16 13:48

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a case that criminal justice reform advocates say illustrates racial bias in the system....
2019-07-16 13:48

Cruiserweights to collide at Ultimate Boxxer Mikael Lawal, Tony Conquest and more are entering the Ultimate Boxxer tournament The post Cruiserweights to collide at Ultimate Boxxer appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-16 13:48

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Captain Price skin: How to unlock Captain Price in Blackout Activision and Treyarch are introducing a bonus cosmetic for Blackout in Black Ops 4 that ties in nicely to the upcoming release of Modern Warfare - here's what you need to know....
2019-07-16 13:48

North Korean Envoy, Said To Be Executed, Is Alive: South Korean Lawmaker A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on Tuesday, contradicting a South Korean news report......
2019-07-16 14:48

Wells Fargo tops earnings estimates on strong consumer checking and lending business Wells Fargo's second-quarter earnings report presented investors with a mixed bag as the lender posted stronger checking and consumer lending but slightly lower net interest income....
2019-07-16 14:48

Here are the 4 congresswomen in 'The Squad' Four first-term, progressive Democratic congresswomen -- known as "The Squad" on Capitol Hill — were the target of racist tweets from President Donald Trump this weekend....
2019-07-16 15:00

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

BCCI Releases Eligibility Criteria For Next India Coach The next head coach for Team India needs to be less than 60 years of age with a minimum international experience of two years with a Test-playing nation....
2019-07-16 15:01

Starfish looks like ravioli, goes viral If this starfish is making your mouth water, you're not alone. When a photo of Plinthaster dentatus went viral on Twitter last week, pasta-lovers did a double take — the sea star looked just like a piece of ravioli....
2019-07-16 15:16

|LawyerallegesRKellypaid$2mtosilenceaccuser Attorney Michael Avenatti has said that R&B singer R Kelly paid $2 million to keep the alleged victim in a child pornography case off the witness stand during his 2008 trial that ended with his acquitted of all charges....
2019-07-16 15:16

Five deals we want to see get done before the MLB trading deadline With just weeks until the MLB trade deadline, a look at some deals that make sense – and fans should want to see get done.       ...
2019-07-16 15:16

Opinion: Expect Aaron Rodgers to bounce back, but Packers' backup QB remains a mystery Aaron Rodgers will remain among the elite QBs in football, but the backup cast behind him remains a big question mark with the Packers.       ...
2019-07-16 15:16

Technology beating romanticism at Tour de France With all the technology stacked against them, the six breakaway riders had no hope of making it to the finish without being caught       ...
2019-07-16 15:16

South Korea accuses Japan of 'lukewarm' stand on North Korea sanctions Relations between U.S. allies South Korea and Japan deteriorated on Tuesday with South Korea questioning Japan's commitment to U.N. sanctions against North Korea, while a South Korean legal case looked set to aggravate old wartime animosity....
2019-07-16 15:16

Von der Leyen lays out cards to EU lawmakers ahead of vote Germany's Ursula von der Leyen sought on Tuesday to win over skeptical European socialist and liberal lawmakers to back her as European Commission president, laying out ambitious social, climate and migrant policies ahead of a crunch vote....
2019-07-16 15:16

UK PM May: Keep talking to businesses as Brexit nears Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday told her top ministers to keep engaging with businesses over Brexit, and that firms expect her successor to keep up infrastructure investment and continue developing an industrial strategy....
2019-07-16 15:16

Hackers breached Bulgaria’s tax agency and leaked the data of 5M people Bulgaria has suffered what has been described as the biggest data leak in its history. The stolen data, which hackers emailed to local media on July 15, originates from the country’s tax reporting service – the National Revenue Agency (NRA). The brea...
2019-07-16 15:32

Boy dies after falling in grease trap outside Tim Hortons A 3-year-old boy was killed after falling into a grease trap outside an upstate Tim Hortons restaurant, police said. Rochester cops were first called when the toddler went missing Monday morning, and again when he was found moments later in the greas...
2019-07-16 15:32

Models flaunt curves in nothing but duct tape in sexy swimwear trend MIAMI Swim Week provided the opportunity for the Black Tape Project to debut its new designs. In a kinky catwalk show, models rocked the duct tape looks....
2019-07-16 15:48

J&J's profit spikes as pharma fuels growth, consumer and medical devices gain Johnson & Johnson's profit jumped 42% in the second quarter, with all three of the sprawling health-care company's businesses performing better than Wall Street expected....
2019-07-16 15:48

Man Utd to make David De Gea highest-paid goalkeeper in the world Manchester United are set to make David De Gea the highest-paid goalkeeper in the world after a breakthrough in talks to hand the Spaniard a new deal....
2019-07-16 16:01

Brentford striker Neal Maupay poised for imminent training return as transfer saga rumbles on Brentford striker Neal Maupay was expected to return to training on Tuesday after being sent home from the club's pre-season tour last weekend due to to the ongoing uncertainty over his future....
2019-07-16 16:01

Chelsea news LIVE: Frank Lampard press conference and today's transfer gossip and rumours After kicking off the Frank Lampard era with a pair of pre-season fixtures in Ireland, Chelsea touched down in Tokyo on Tuesday morning as they step up preparations for the new Premier League campaign....
2019-07-16 16:01

Oh Hey, Here's a Prime Day Deal On PlayStation Plus We were beginning to think that we wouldn’t see a Prime Day deal on PlayStation Plus subscriptions, but turns out that Amazon was just saving it for Day 2. Prime members can add a year to their subscription for just $40, which is about as cheap as yo...
2019-07-16 16:01

Late-night reacts to Donald Trump still being a racist, only moreso With most of the late-night talk show hosts having taken last holiday week off, viewers were left to process the daily news sans the pressure and stomach-acid relieving catharsis of snarkily on-point monologues. (Catching up, Late Show host Stephen C...
2019-07-16 16:01

Lakeith Stanfield to star in adaptation of Top Chef contestant Kwame Onwuachi's memoir According to Variety, Lakeith Stanfield (best known for Atlanta and Sorry To Bother You, though he’s been everywhere lately) is set to star in a movie adaptation of Notes From A Young Black Chef, the memoir written by former Top Chef contestant—and c...
2019-07-16 16:01

Amy Sedaris pushes Divorce into its funniest-ever episode Divorce is one of those shows that has flown under the radar a bit, which is a shame. Especially since I doubt that even this particular episode will get the traction it deserves. If you’re just clicking on this review because you’re curious about th...
2019-07-16 16:01

Emily Atack: ‘I’m a bit of a scruff, so wearing a uniform was really fun’ The actor found that donning khaki for a role in the Dad’s Army film wasn’t flattering but was gratifyingly warmI never usually get to wear anything like this. I was playing an ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) girl in the 2016 film adaptation of D...
2019-07-16 16:01

Meet the artist contributing to Liam Hodges' Flintstones-style vision For his SS20 collection, emerging London menswear designer Liam Hodges called upon the talents of artist Alfie Kungu to help him capture the primitive futurism of his menswear designsFrom the menswear designer who brought us prints of Mr Blobby and a...
2019-07-16 16:01

MEPs to vote on first female EU Commission president The European Parliament will decide later whether or not to block the appointment of Ursula von der Leyen as the new president of the European Commission....
2019-07-16 16:01

CBS News is Livestreaming the Original Apollo 11 Launch Broadcast in Real Time Right Now CBS News is currently livestreaming its original broadcast from fifty years ago, when the original Apollo 11 crew launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to put the first humans on the Moon.Read more......
2019-07-16 16:16

737 MAX Woes Hobble Budget Carrier Ryanair Ryanair said delays in deliveries of Boeing’s 737 MAX passenger jet will lower growth next summer, forcing Europe’s largest budget airline to close some of its bases and make cuts at others this winter....
2019-07-16 16:16

AI Can Lead to Lower Dentist Bills Companies that provide business support to dentists are starting to use artificial intelligence to analyze X-ray images and automate certain steps in common procedures, pointing to the technology’s cost-cutting potential....
2019-07-16 16:16

How to Get Through Airport Security Faster When you’re late for a flight⁠—or trying to make a tight connection⁠—getting through airport security as quickly as possible is key. Beyond enrolling in TSA Pre-Check, Global Entry or Clear, you can get through an airport security line faster by book...
2019-07-16 16:16

Air India Lost Rs 560 Crore In 140 Days After Pak Closed Airspace Private carriers IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir lost Rs 25.1 crore, Rs 30.73 crore and Rs 2.1 crore respectively, bringing the total loss to Indian airlines to more than Rs 620 crore in less than five......
2019-07-16 16:16

Government Suspends Dealings With Pilatus Aircraft Over Corruption The Defence Ministry has suspended all business dealings with Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft Limited for one year following charges of payment of kickbacks in the sale of 75 basic trainer aircraft......
2019-07-16 16:16

|MarketsLIVE:Europeanstocks,USfuturesedgehigher European stocks edged higher with US futures following a mixed session in Asia as investors looked to earnings and policymakers for the rally’s next catalyst....
2019-07-16 16:16

|Matjila:Itakeministers'calls,nothing'improper'aboutmeetingwiththem Former PIC CEO Dan Matjila told the commission of inquiry that he did not find anything unethical about meeting with Cabinet ministers during his tenure....
2019-07-16 16:16

|EOHtoapproachpoliceafterprobefindsevidenceoftheft,bribery The ICT group was giving an update on the findings on the first part of a forensic probe by law firm ENSafrica into possible fraudulent transactions involving the group....
2019-07-16 16:16

|TongaatCEOseekingtofreezepaymentsonR11bnofdebt Tongaat Hulett is asking 10 lenders for a break from payments on as much as R11 billion rand of debt so it can recover from the impact of having to restate accounts, according to Chief Executive Officer Gavin Hudson....
2019-07-16 16:16

U.S. retailers gain online shoppers on Amazon's Prime Day: Adobe Several large U.S. retailers recorded higher sales on the first day of Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day shopping event as online shoppers also flocked to their websites, Adobe Analytics said on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 16:48

Germany's Selmayr to quit as top EU civil servant Secretary-General Martin Selmayr looks set to quit next week. The German drew rebukes last year over his sudden rise to Commission general secretary and combatant advocacy for outgoing president Jean-Claude Juncker....
2019-07-16 17:16

Child soldiers used in Yemen civil war, report says All sides of the conflict are responsible for using children in battle, a new report says. Since 2012, when the civil war in Yemen begun, at least 70,000 people have been killed....
2019-07-16 17:16

Luke Rowe: 'If people call it domination, I take that as a compliment' He's helped his teammates to Tour de France glory in each of the last four years. Welshman Luke Rowe is one of the unsung heroes of the Tour. Speaking to DW, he discusses the dominance of Team Ineos, and its fragility....
2019-07-16 17:16

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation Commercial and cargo flights can now fully access Pakistani airspace for the first time since a skirmish with India in February. The airspace closure had caused costly diversions of international flights....
2019-07-16 17:16

Lunar Eclipse Marks Moon Landing's 50th Anniversary Lunar Eclipse 2019: Sky enthusiasts in India will also be to witness a three-hour-long partial lunar eclipse early Wednesday. The eclipse will begin for the Indian stargazers around 1:31am on......
2019-07-16 17:16

Factbox: EU prepares possible Brexit olive branch for new UK PM The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain's prime minister next week with a pledge to renegotiate a stalled divorce deal the bloc says it will not reopen....
2019-07-16 17:16

Zimbabwe public workers threaten strike over wages Zimbabwe's public workers on Tuesday said they would go on strike if the government failed to increase their wages to at least $475 per month for the lowest paid employee, as resurgent inflation returned....
2019-07-16 17:16

Iran to give no quarter in stand-off with U.S.: supreme leader Iran's supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States on Tuesday, warning Tehran would continue removing restraints on its nuclear program and retaliate for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker....
2019-07-16 17:16

Beyoncé Calls The Lion King Album a "Love Letter to Africa" In Rare Interview She's the queen of the Beyhive and now the animal kingdom. Or, at least Pride Rock. In an exclusive interview with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, Beyoncé opened up......
2019-07-16 17:32

Shailene Woodley Drops an Interesting Big Little Lies Finale Spoiler The (series?) finale of Big Little Lies is being shrouded in such mystery HBO wouldn't give Jimmy Kimmel Live a clip to play during an interview with Shailene Woodley. However, Woodley, who......
2019-07-16 17:32

He's Back! Luke Parker's Return to The Bachelorette Results in Tears and Threats Luke Parker out! The controversial The Bachelorette contestant went packing after a confrontation over sex with series star Hannah Brown. "The Luke P. show's over, boys,"......
2019-07-16 17:32

Why Netflix Is Editing Controversial 13 Reasons Why Suicide Scene Ahead of Season 3 Netflix is doing something it's rarely done before and editing not just any show, but 13 Reasons Why. The streamer announced it is going back into season one and removing the controversial......
2019-07-16 17:32

The Bachelorette's Hannah Brown Claps Back at Luke Parker in Heated Twitter War The drama between Hannah Brown and Luke Parker didn't end after Monday's episode of The Bachelorette. After fans watched the Alabama native eliminate the contestant over his......
2019-07-16 17:32

The Little Mermaid's Halle Bailey Isn't Alone: Inside Disney's Many Controversial Live-Action Casting Choices It was meant to be a moment of celebration for Halle Bailey. When Disney and director Rob Marshall announced the the Grown-ish star and singer, one half of R&B duo Chloe x Halle, had......
2019-07-16 17:32

The Bachelorette Mystery Solved! Who Did Hannah Brown Have Sex With In the Windmill? Ladies and gentlemen, it was Peter. Peter the Pilot. Pilot Pete. And now maybe forever known as Windmill Pete. Tonight's fantasy suite episode of The Bachelorette finally revealed......
2019-07-16 17:32

The soundtrack for the Anton Yelchin doc Love, Antosha features music written by the late actor The forthcoming documentary Love, Antosha, which will debut August 2 in Los Angeles and August 9 in New York, will take an intimate look at Anton Yelchin’s journal, photography, and professional life via conversations with some of his former colleagu...
2019-07-16 17:32

Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein is a bite-sized bit of theatrical satire There’s plenty to admire about Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein, not the least of which is its brevity. Netflix, after all, is a great offender in the “too much content” era in which we live—they gave 13 episodes to an adaptation of Gre...
2019-07-16 17:32

Vedanta To Invest Rs 20,000 Crore In New Oil Blocks Vedanta had won a total of 53 oil and gas blocks under the government's open acreage licensing policy (OALP) and Discovered Small Field (DSF) rounds....
2019-07-16 17:32

Why This Pizza Stock Is Going Cold Shares of Domino’s Pizza fell after the chain posted weaker-than-expected sales for the second quarter. Investors homed in on same-store sales, which rose 3% in the period....
2019-07-16 17:48

Bank of Canada to Introduce Enhanced Risk-Free Rate Benchmark in 2020 The Bank of Canada said it expects to launch an enhanced version of its overnight risk-free interest rate benchmark next year, part of a global effort to transition financial markets away from using rates derived from bank estimates....
2019-07-16 17:48

El Salvador: woman whose baby died in toilet birth back in court Evelyn Beatriz Hernández was jailed for murder after she was ruled to have induced abortionA 21-year-old woman who gave birth to a baby in a toilet in El Salvador has returned to court for a second trial for murder in a case that has drawn internatio...
2019-07-16 17:48

The Truce: how Primo Levi rediscovered humanity after Auschwitz Shadows from the horrors told in If This Is a Man remain, but this book shows the author finding joy in ordinary life“Nothing belongs to us any more; they have taken away our clothes, our shoes, even our hair; if we speak, they will not listen to us,...
2019-07-16 17:48

Trump has made it clear: the only 'real Americans' are white and Christian | Theodore R Johnson In a recent tirade from his bully pulpit on Twitter, Trump revealed who he thinks belongs in the United States – and who doesn’tOn Sunday morning, while journalists and talkshow pundits were busy discussing visits to two migrant detention centers by ...
2019-07-16 17:48

Bullies told me to 'go home'. Now, Trump is making me relive those moments | Marie Myung-OK When bigoted children attacked me because of my race, others stood up and defended me. It made all the differenceBeing an American-born US citizen and hearing “go back to your country” repeatedly as a child and an adult so shook up my sense of self I...
2019-07-16 17:48

Amir Khan says deal for a fight with Manny Pacquiao has been done Briton says 8 November bout in Saudi Arabia lined upConfirmation rests on Pacquiao beating ThurmanAmir Khan has claimed that he and Manny Pacquiao have signed up for a fight and are targeting a meeting in Saudi Arabia later this year. The 32-year-old...
2019-07-16 17:48

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in the largest city in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has died, authorities have said.The spread of the virus to Goma, a city of ...
2019-07-16 17:48

Boris Johnson's early days as mayor: 'It was total, total chaos' The politician’s years in London’s City Hall give clues to his possible working style as PMBoris Johnson had been mayor of London for 115 days when the rest of the world got its first glimpse of the idiosyncratic charms that had helped him bag the jo...
2019-07-16 17:48

Riot police clash with protesters in Hong Kong shopping centre – video Officers dressed in riot gear have fought with demonstrators inside a shopping centre in the residential district of Sha Tin, as they tried to disperse tens of thousands of people rallying against an extradition bill that would allow suspects to be s...
2019-07-16 17:48

Buttigieg, Biden lead the 2020 Democratic money race — see how the field stacks up Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren entered July with the most money on hand as they jockey for position in the 2020 Democratic primary....
2019-07-16 17:48

Dutch court needs more time to rule on Crimean treasures An appeals court in Amsterdam says it needs more time to rule on the ownership of a valuable trove of historical artefacts loaned to a Dutch museum by four museums in Crimea shortly before the region’s annexation by Russia...
2019-07-16 17:48

On A Diet? This Low-Cal Cucumber-Kiwi Juice Could Prove To Be A Magic Potion Start your weight loss journey with gradual healthy choices, cut back on sugar, opt for whole grain foods, steer clear of junk and processed foods and very importantly, hydrate yourself....
2019-07-16 18:16

Bengaluru Gets A Taste Of Quirky Indian Dishes With Delicious Pop-Ups By Lore The pop-ups of Lore have two immensely popular and deliciously different menus - one celebrates the 'memories of Indian flavours,' while the other menu is called the 'circle of life.'...
2019-07-16 18:16

Guru Purnima 2019: What Is Charnamrit Or Panchamrit And How To Make Charnamrit (Recipe Inside) Guru Purnima 2019: Devotees offer charnamrit to their gurus as prasadam. Charnamrit, or Panchamrit, is a sweet drink made up of five things; hence it is called 'Panchamrit'....
2019-07-16 18:16

100 Thieves raises $35 million for esports teams and L.A. headquarters 100 Thieves has raised $35 million in funding for its esports club, content business, and its apparel business. The company will build a new HQ in L.A.Read More...
2019-07-16 18:16

U.S. Retail Sales Rose in June American shoppers increased their spending in June, wrapping up a solid quarter for the resilient U.S. consumer despite perceived headwinds from abroad....
2019-07-16 18:32

Christine Lagarde Resigns as IMF's Chief Christine Lagarde submitted her formal resignation as managing director of the International Monetary Fund to prepare for the nomination process to be the next president of the European Central Bank and to allow the IMF to begin finding her successor...
2019-07-16 18:32

Hasbro Recreates Classic Marvel Comic Covers With Toys Celebrating eight decades of Marvel Comics, Hasbro is releasing a series of new 80th Anniversary Marvel Legends toys featuring iconic heroes looking as if they stepped off the covers of classic books. Check out recreations of Captain America 700, Tho...
2019-07-16 18:32

All of Donald Glover's best looks Actor/rapper Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) plays Simba in "The Lion King." In honor of the occasion, we're rounding up his snazziest styles.        ...
2019-07-16 18:32

Renegade Penguin Pair With No Respect for Authority Return to Favored Sushi Spot After Initial Removal You can’t tell penguins that they can’t have something, because it will only make them want it more. And a pair of small mischief-making blue penguins proved exactly that. A sushi spot in Wellington, New Zealand became the unexpected site...
2019-07-16 18:32

Thousands evacuated as forest fire bears down on Croatia music festival Thousands of people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Croatia after a forest fire erupted near the venue, forcing the cancellation of acts including the US rapper Tyga....
2019-07-16 18:32

Reagan’s famous weekly radio address was Nixon’s idea Former President Richard Nixon had a widely influential role on former President Ronald Reagan and his key staff, and even dreamed up one of the Gipper’s most famous practices — the weekly radio address — according to a treasure trove of post-preside...
2019-07-16 18:32

Shaquille O'Neal loses 2004 bet, but will he now kiss Steve Kerr's feet (with cheese)? Shaquille O'Neal's words are coming back to haunt him, and now he has to kiss coach Steve Kerr's feet (with cheese) if he lives up to his bet.       ...
2019-07-16 18:48

Ukraine eyes Olympic bid despite economic struggles Ukraine's new president has asked officials to consider a bid to host the Olympics, even with the economy still recovering from years of turmoil       ...
2019-07-16 18:48

The Latest: Smart 'well aware' of challenge to beat Saban The Latest: Kirby Smart 'well aware' of the challenge a former Nick Saban assistant faces trying to knock off the Alabama coach       ...
2019-07-16 18:48

American kids would much rather be YouTubers than astronauts Enlarge / A team of 10 designers and LEGO "Master Builders" spent nearly 300 hours designing and building a life-size LEGO model of Aldrin in his iconic pose on the lunar surface. (credit: LEGO) Exactly 50 years ago today, a Saturn V rocket launche...
2019-07-16 18:48

| WP Rugby, CT City, Cape Cobras join forces for Mandela Day WP, Cape Town City FC and the Cape Cobras will collectively give 67 minutes of their time to help the Langa Cheshire Home for the Disabled on Mandela Day....
2019-07-16 19:00

Christine Lagarde To Resign As IMF Chief In September Christine Lagarde will resign from the International Monetary Fund on September 12 as she awaits final word on her nomination to the presidency of the European Central Bank, she announced Tuesday....
2019-07-16 19:00

Kylie Jenner says life in the spotlight 'just isn't normal' in post about her mental health struggles Kylie Jenner posted a self-reflective note on Instagram where she touched on her struggles with anxiety, fame and alluded to her rocky friendship with Jordyn Woods....
2019-07-16 19:00

Jennifer Lopez on rescheduling canceled NYC blackout show: ‘I just can’t leave it like that’ Jennifer Lopez said that while she wasn't required to reschedule a concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City after her Saturday show was canceled due to a city-wide blackout, she felt she owed it to her fans....
2019-07-16 19:00

Welsh town Harlech claims world's steepest street The seaside town of Harlech in Wales is now home to the world's steepest street, Guinness World Records has ruled, knocking a New Zealand road off the top spot after more than a decade....
2019-07-16 19:00

'Game of Thrones' breaks Emmy nomination record "Game of Thrones" slashes its way to historic 32 Emmy Award nominations, including best drama series. (June 16)        ...
2019-07-16 19:16

Armstrong's restored spacesuit goes on display The spacesuit that Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong wore on the moon is back on display in mint condition. The suit was rehabbed before it was unveiled Tuesday by Vice President Mike Pence at the Air and Space Museum. (July 16)    ...
2019-07-16 19:16

America's most violent state? Louisiana. What's the most peaceful one? 24/7 Wall St. created an index of violent crime, incarceration and suicide rates to identify the most peaceful and most violent states.        ...
2019-07-16 19:16

After 71 years of marriage, couple passes away on the same day only hours apart The Georgia couple is survived by their six children, 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.        ...
2019-07-16 19:16

Methed-up gators and ducks and geese: Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down the toilet A Tennessee police department urged residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife could get "hyped up on meth."        ...
2019-07-16 19:16

Washington Post columnist urges Obama to condemn Trump, 'reclaim legacy': ‘Your country needs you’ The Washington Post published an open letter from one of its columnist that urges former President Barack Obama to speak out against President Trump to “lift the country’s sights again.”...
2019-07-16 19:16

GOP leaders dismiss Dem outcry over Trump tweets as ‘all about politics,’ impeachment House Republican leaders stood by President Trump on Tuesday in response to a Democratic resolution condemning his controversial tweets about four freshman lawmakers, alleging their outrage is “all about politics” and suggesting it's being used to re...
2019-07-16 19:16

Nigeria: The politicized herders and farmers conflict Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has instead become a highly politicized debate....
2019-07-16 19:16

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is viewed with skepticism in many countries, including Germany....
2019-07-16 19:16

Huawei calls shots despite US ban Huawei’s revenues for the first half of 2019 were up and, despite US blacklisting it in May, the Chinese telco is confident of more growth this year. It is now even wooing US allies, like Poland, with investment pledges....
2019-07-16 19:16

Ford Focus Focus retains its position as the best-in-class to drive – spec dependent – while adding extra space, functionality and connectivity The market introduction of the fourth-generation Ford Focus has been a slightly piecemeal and incremental process, b...
2019-07-16 19:16

Audi RS history – 25 years of Audi Sport models The first Audi RS model was released in 1994, with the launch of the RS2 Avant As Audi celebrates a quarter-century of RS models, we take a look back at the sporting sub-brand's top hits It's 25 years since the formidable Audi RS2 performance esta...
2019-07-16 19:16

How Kim Jong Un Smuggled Armored Mercedes Limos Into North Korea The North Korean leader’s luxury rides evaded sanctions with a journey that began in the Netherlands, criss-crossed east Asia and ended when three state-owned cargo jets touched down in Pyongyang....
2019-07-16 19:32

Luis Severino open to bullpen role upon return It’s been a rough 2019 season for Luis Severino. Before the season even began, the 25-year-old was sidelined due to inflammation in his right shoulder. He then hit another setback, as he was diagnosed with a Grade 2 lat strain a few weeks later...
2019-07-16 19:32

Sanders losing the ‘Bern’ in New Hampshire: poll He’s Berning out. ​Sen. Bernie Sanders’ support in neighboring New Hampshire, where he trounced Hillary Clinton in the 2016 primary election, has fallen 6 percentage points since April, a survey found. The Vermont independent’s 10 p...
2019-07-16 19:48

Twitter didn't flag Trump's racist tweets Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it's not clear if the social network is applying that policy yet. CNET noted that Twitter hasn't labeled a series of President Trump tweets that are...
2019-07-16 19:48

T-Mobile hopes to reel you in with free Taco Bell at its stores T-Mobile has a simple way to draw you into its stores: it's straight-up bribing you with free food. The carrier is partnering with Taco Bell on "T-MoBell" (yes, we know) pop-up stores at signature T-Mobile locations in Chicago, Los Angeles and ...
2019-07-16 19:48

Tesla workers say they used electrical tape in Model 3 production Tesla may have broken its own records, manufacturing 72,531 Model 3 sedans in the three months that ended June 30th. But employees say in the push to ramp up Model 3 production, they were forced to cut corners and work in difficult, unsafe conditions...
2019-07-16 19:48

Sony's A7R Mark IV mirrorless camera packs a 61-megapixel sensor Sony has again put its rivals on the back foot with the launch of the A7R IV full-frame mirrorless camera. It packs a 61-megapixel back-side illuminated sensor with 15 stops of dynamic range, delivering the highest resolution yet for a full-frame cam...
2019-07-16 19:48

You can bring your own Android phone to Xfinity Mobile You no longer need an iPhone if you want to bring an unlocked smartphone to Xfinity Mobile. The Comcast wireless service (which runs on the network of Engadget parent Verizon) has expanded its bring-your-own-device program to include Android smartph...
2019-07-16 19:48

Watch CBS livestream the original 1969 Apollo 11 launch broadcast If you weren't alive to witness the historic Apollo 11 mission, CBS has the next best thing. The US broadcaster is livestreaming the original broadcast from July 16th, 1969, letting you relive it as many of us saw it originally -- corny commerci...
2019-07-16 19:48

'Flying saucer' drone can fly twice as long as regular models The biggest problem with drones is their lack of endurance, but Swiss researchers have developed a new model that helps reduce that problem. Eschewing the regular four blade design, EPFL startup Flybotix's drone has just two propellers, letting ...
2019-07-16 19:48

The best Prime Day 2019 deals: Day two, the morning edition This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously u...
2019-07-16 19:48

Trump campaign launches effort to sway women voters U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign sought to energize women voters in the battleground state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, betting a message of economic prosperity will boost support from suburban women uneasy with the direction of the Republican P...
2019-07-16 19:48

New York City can ban ads inside Ubers, Lyfts: U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victory to the millions of passengers who it said find such ads "extremely annoying."...
2019-07-16 19:48

How countries are protecting themselves from attacks in space The United States is one country that has identified space defence as a national security priority. But what are the specific threats it faces in space?...
2019-07-16 20:00

Shocking Photo Of Couple Kissing Next To Hunted Lion Causes Outrage A shocking photograph that is going viral online shows a couple kissing next to a lion they hunted. Darren and Carolyn Carter, a trophy hunting couple from Canada, posed for the picture in South......
2019-07-16 20:00

How to Prepare Your Pet for Air Travel Traveling with animals can be tricky and stressful, especially if they are like every pet I have ever owned and have a naturally skittish temperament. But there are some steps you can take to make air travel less stressful for them—and you....
2019-07-16 20:00

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really smart about its Minecraft output in the past five yea...
2019-07-16 20:16

|TheR1.6bnVBSwrite-offandotherworryingstatsfromtheAuditorGeneral The Auditor General has been given more teeth, and should be allowed to use them, Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the Standing Committee on the Auditor General have said....
2019-07-16 20:16

There’s a secret hidden inside the binary code on Alan Turing’s new £50 note On July 15, the Bank of England revealed Alan Turing, a pioneer of computer science and artificial intelligence, will be the face of the new £50 note. One thing the announcement didn’t touch on, however, is that there’s a witty easter egg permanently...
2019-07-16 20:16

Shark attacks: How to avoid them and whether shark repellants really work Does shark repellant even work? We talked to the experts about sharks, how to avoid them and why they should be more afraid of us.        ...
2019-07-16 20:32

Duterte, ‘Infamous for His Sexist Jokes,’ Signs Law Against Sexual Harassment President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, known for making crude remarks about women, including jokes about rape, has signed a law criminalizing catcalling and other forms of sexual harassment....
2019-07-16 20:48

How Not to Smuggle Cocaine: Atop Your Head, Under a Hairpiece The Spanish police said they had arrested a man arriving at Barcelona’s airport from Bogotá with half a kilogram of cocaine stuck to his head and covered with a toupee....
2019-07-16 20:48

French Minister Who Dined on Lobster at Taxpayers’ Expense Resigns François de Rugy was shown to have hosted family and friends for lavish meals at his official residence when he was president of the National Assembly....
2019-07-16 20:48

Texas social media influencer and aspiring musician PJ Simien III killed in car wreck A popular social media influencer was killed when he was thrown from his Jeep in a single-car accident this week, according to a new report. PJ Simien III, who graduated from Texas A&M, and previously attended Kinkaid High School, was driving east in...
2019-07-16 20:48

Judge bars Roger Stone from social media, says ex-Trump adviser violated gag order A federal judge on Tuesday barred former Trump adviser Roger Stone – facing charges of tampering, obstruction and false statements in a case brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller – from posting anything on social media, after determining Stone vi...
2019-07-16 20:48

Changing habits: China's pig farms clean up to beat swine fever A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has often been seen as lax by international standards....
2019-07-16 20:48

High blood pressure, high cholesterol early in life tied to heart problems later (Reuters Health) - People with high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before age 40 are more likely to have a heart attack later in life than other adults, a new analysis suggests....
2019-07-16 20:48

Despite Rs 600-Crore Budget, Cattle Deaths Cast Shadow Over UP Shelters When four calves died at a state-run cattle shelter in East Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district two days ago, tehsildar Shiv Sagar Dubey was one of the first to arrive at the scene. Through a mobile phone......
2019-07-16 21:00

HBO sets Emmy nominations record and tops Netflix AT&T Inc's premium cable network HBO scored a record 137 Emmy nominations, topping streaming service Netflix Inc in what has become an annual battle for bragging rights in the contest for television's biggest awards....
2019-07-16 21:16

Voyant Photonics raises $4.3M to fit lidar on the head of a pin Lidar is a critical method by which robots and autonomous vehicles sense the world around them, but the lasers and sensors generally take up a considerable amount of space. Not so with Voyant Photonics, which has created a lidar system that you reall...
2019-07-16 21:16

Georgia aims to 'do more' to pass Alabama and finally end national title drought For Kirby Smart, much like Mark Richt before him, the program keeping Georgia from a long-awaited national title continues to be Alabama.       ...
2019-07-16 21:32

Superfast Shell fibre broadband deals now come with a Google Home Mini freebie How's the Amazon Prime Day shopping gone? Picked up any tech bargains? If you thought that you'd exhausted them, think again. Shell Energy is now giving away free Google Home Mini smart speakers with its fibre broadband deals...an offer tha...
2019-07-16 21:32

Man awaits sentencing in 2017 Iron Horse Park shooting death TUCSON – A man convicted for murdering a 53-year-old man in 2017 is expected to be sentenced Tuesday. On May 23, Daren Encinas-Pablo was found guilty in the robbery and shooting that left Nicholas Encalade dead on Oct. 12, 2017, in Iron Horse Park, 7...
2019-07-16 21:32

Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point Medtronic and the FDA left an insulin pump with a potentially deadly vulnerability on the market—until researchers who found the flaw showed how bad it could be....
2019-07-16 21:32

Apple will reportedly fund exclusive podcasts to challenge Spotify Apple historically offered only a directory of podcasts available across the world; now the company will reportedly fund exclusives to bolster its apps.Read More...
2019-07-16 21:48

Mitch McConnell Is a Bad Husband The endless game of chasing down Republicans to ask them to condemn the racist president’s latest racist comments continues, with mixed results. (It doesn’t matter a lot what they say, but what they do, of course, and what they do is always support a...
2019-07-16 21:48

The America Ilhan Omar Knows Last week, Fox News host Tucker Carlson, perhaps in a telling of things to come, said on his show that Omar “has an awful lot to be grateful for” but “hates this country more than ever.” He doubled down on his comments the following night, arguing th...
2019-07-16 21:48

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
2019-07-16 21:48

UAW president to GM: We invested in you, now invest in us The UAW and General Motors Co on Tuesday formally kicked off contract talks, with the union's president calling on the automaker to keep open plants it has slated for closure and to invest in its workforce after the union helped it through a governm...
2019-07-16 21:48

Convicted serial killer Samuel Little may be linked to death of Arkansas woman A convicted serial killer who has confessed to 90 murders in the span of 35 years and was known for sketching portraits of his victims may be linked to a death of a woman in Arkansas, according to officials....
2019-07-16 21:48

Indiana police officer who fatally shot black man resigns, union says, due to stress, media attention A white Indiana police officer who fatally shot a black man, sparking protests and roiling the presidential campaign of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, has resigned, the local police union announced Monday....
2019-07-16 21:48

Natural gas explosion at California home kills worker, injures 15 others A gas company worker was killed and more than a dozen people were hurt after a natural gas explosion leveled a home in Southern California on Monday, according to officials. ...
2019-07-16 21:48

Air Force major accused of murder after deputies find wife's remains An Air Force major in Texas has been accused of killing his wife after her remains were found after a 134-day missing person search, authorities said....
2019-07-16 21:48

California home where Manson followers killed Leno and Rosemary LaBianca up for sale A California home described as "one of a kind" that just so happens to be the location of one of the brutal Manson Family murders is now on the market. ...
2019-07-16 21:48

Tucker Carlson investigates the 'obvious question' no one can answer about Jeffrey Epstein Jeffrey Epstein was famously rich, often referred to as a billionaire in news reports, but Tucker Carlson highlighted Monday that no one seems to be able to answer an obvious question: how much money does Epstein have and how did he make it?...
2019-07-16 21:48

High levels of anxiety can slow down your reaction times People with anxiety often have attention control problems. Now it seems anxiety can significantly slow down reaction times – an effect that gets worse with age...
2019-07-16 21:48

Peter Thiel's comments about spies in Silicon Valley have some basis in reality, but no evidence But it's important to separate this very real threat from Thiel's specific allegations about Google, which were presented without proof, and from his claims that Google has participated in "treasonous" activity....
2019-07-16 22:00

What Our Critics Think of the 2019 Emmy Nominations This year brought welcome newcomers like “Fleabag” and “Schitt’s Creek,” along with 32 nominations for “Game of Thrones.” Our TV critics discuss the Emmy nominations, surprises and snubs....
2019-07-16 22:00

Boxing News at Five: WBC expected to confirm interim title for Whyte vs. Rivas, hungry Ali wants second bite at Price Dillian Whyte (or Oscar Rivas) could get their WBC world heavyweight title shot in May, and Kash Ali isn't giving up hope of boxing David Price again The post Boxing News at Five: WBC expected to confirm interim title for Whyte vs. Rivas, hungry Ali ...
2019-07-16 22:00

Dave Allen and David Price meet to decide their future Dave Allen and David Price clash with a grim outlook for the loser, writes Daniel Herbert The post Dave Allen and David Price meet to decide their future appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-16 22:00

Whyte risks it all against wild card Rivas Leading heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte, ranked number one by the WBC, meets Colombian dangerman Oscar Rivas this Saturday (July 20) in London The post Whyte risks it all against wild card Rivas appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-16 22:00

Justice Dept. declines to charge NYPD officer in Eric Garner's death Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday they will not file charges against a New York City Police Department officer in the controversial death of Eric Garner -- which drew national outrage five years ago....
2019-07-16 22:00

Frigg: Queen of Asgard, Beloved Norse Goddess, Mother Frigg or Frigga (which means ‘Beloved’ in Old Norse) is a goddess found in Norse mythology. As the wife of Odin, and the mother of Baldur, she is the ‘Queen of the Æsir’. This deity was worshipped as a sky goddess and is believed to be responsible fo...
2019-07-16 22:00

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 22:16

Warriors GM explains plan for awkward D’Angelo Russell fit Maybe Bob Myers’ word is better than Dave Gettleman’s. Echoing the Giants general manager’s infamous declaration regarding Odell Beckham Jr. — “We didn’t sign him to trade him,” Gettleman uttered months before trad...
2019-07-16 22:16

Dennis Eckersley is done with David Price after plane incident David Price’s popularity in Boston has grown since the once-underachieving $217 million southpaw picked up a pair of wins in last year’s World Series. But Dennis Eckersley doesn’t look at the former Cy Young winner any differently —...
2019-07-16 22:16

Tom Brady owns Twitter troll whining about Madden rating Tom Brady isn’t tolerating any Twitter disrespect. Madden NFL 20 released its player ratings Monday, prompting ample discussion and disagreement from fans. Brady is rated 96, the highest quarterback rating behind reigning MVP and Chiefs star Patrick ...
2019-07-16 22:16

Marlins vs. Padres: Jordan Yamamoto will keep rolling Since May 15, the Miami Marlins are 24-26, which while not great is a far cry from their 10-31 start to the season. They have fared better thanks to young starters pitching well — particularly Jordan Yamamoto, who has been terrific since getting call...
2019-07-16 22:16

John Sterling will miss another Yankees game John Sterling will miss another game on Tuesday as the voice of the Yankees continues to try to stay healthy for the rest of the season, The Post has learned. With his 30-year consecutive game streak over, Sterling may take some more games off as he ...
2019-07-16 22:16

The Electric Harley-Davidson LiveWire Is a Shockingly Fun Bid for the Future Swing a leg over the Harley-Davidson LiveWire and you’ll instantly feel the crashing waves of a sea change. A magnet inside the motor rocks back and forth to indicate the bike is alive, it feels like a faint heartbeat. It’s a little on-the-nose, but...
2019-07-16 22:16

Some Edible Insects Beat Orange Juice and Olive Oil in Antioxidant Test New research has demonstrated that edible insects are high in antioxidants—and whether or not you buy into the health benefits of eating antioxidants, it’s an important finding from a nutrition perspective.Read more......
2019-07-16 22:16

Apollo 11: Secret Nixon speech reveals what would happen if Armstrong and Aldrin couldn't come back Apollo 11 was a rousing success and astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were able to walk on the Moon and return to Earth. But what would happen if they couldn't come back?...
2019-07-16 22:16

Alaska man illegally killed polar bear, left wasting carcass in front yard for months: authorities An Alaska man has been federally charged with illegally killing a polar bear and leaving its carcass to rot in his front yard for five months, authorities said last week....
2019-07-16 22:16

1,700-year-old recently discovered Christian letter offers clues into how faithful lived centuries ago Researchers unveiled a rare 1,700-year-old letter "not recorded in any other historical source," shedding new light into how early Christian believers lived....
2019-07-16 22:16

United Airlines quarterly profit beats on strong travel demand, higher fares United Airlines Holdings Inc on Tuesday reported a greater-than-expected increase in second-quarter profit, driven by strong air travel demand and the ability to charge more for seats given supply constraints from the Boeing Co 737 MAX grounding....
2019-07-16 22:32

Democrat Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns Democratic Senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday clashed with Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. defense secretary, saying he should be not be confirmed to the post because of ethical concerns related to his ...
2019-07-16 22:32

May was warned key parts of Brexit strategy were 'not compatible' Theresa May was warned just months after entering Downing Street that the central tenets of her Brexit strategy were "not really compatible with each other", the UK's former ambassador to the EU has revealed....
2019-07-16 22:32

Police confirm anyone who participates in the viral Area 51 attack will be arrested Whatever happens in a military installation, whether it’s located in Vegas or not, stays in that military installation, especially if we’re talking about the mythical and ultra-secret Area 51. Planning an attack on the site that has helpe...
2019-07-16 22:48

States Are Making Progress on Opioids. Now the Money That’s Helping Them May Dry Up Billions in federal grants for treatment and prevention programs are set to end next year. The Trump administration has not said whether it will seek to extend them....
2019-07-16 22:48

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum focuses on inclusion; monsoons pummel Asia; young children at greater Ebola risk; small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire for Red Sea port In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire for key port...
2019-07-16 23:16

Pelosi's comments on Trump's 'racist' comments ruled out of order, after floor fight erupts Escalating tensions on Capitol Hill erupted into a contentious floor fight in the House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke in favor of a proposed resolution condemning "racist" comments by President Trump -- ...
2019-07-16 23:16

Defense Secretary nominee Esper grilled over contractor ties in heated confirmation hearing Mark Esper, who took over the role of Acting Secretary of Defense after former Acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down in June, faced tense moments in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday during his confirmation process for the...
2019-07-16 23:16

Biden's polling lead in first primary state all but evaporates Joe Biden remains on top in the state that holds the first presidential primary in the race for the White House, but a new poll is the second in two days to suggest the former vice president’s lead over his 2020 Democratic nomination rivals has all b...
2019-07-16 23:16

Christine Lagarde steps down as IMF chief, to take up ECB post Christine Lagarde has stepped down as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, saying she now has more clarity on her nomination to be the next head of the European Central Bank....
2019-07-16 23:16

Germany's von der Leyen voted new European Commission president German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen had faced an uphill battle as a compromise candidate. She won by a slim majority, with 383 out of 747 votes....
2019-07-16 23:16

‘Game of Thrones’ writers got an Emmy nomination for that atrocious final season No surprise, HBO came in for a strong showing at the Emmy nominations reveal event that just wrapped up Tuesday morning. The premium cable network pummeled Netflix in terms of total nominations (137, compared to Netflix’s 117) and also broke it...
2019-07-16 23:32

Three dead, four missing in Canada float plane crash Three people were dead and four missing after a float plane crashed into a lake in a remote part of northeastern Canada, a charter airline service said on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 23:32

Germany's Von der Leyen secures powerful EU executive top job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president on a platform of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe....
2019-07-16 23:32

Syrian air strike on village market kill at least 12: rescuers At least 12 people were killed and scores wounded on Tuesday in aerial strikes believed to have been carried out by the Syrian air force on a popular market in a village in opposition-held northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said....
2019-07-16 23:32

Marine Animal Response Society in need of funds to protect endangered whales, train volunteers The society hopes to use the funds to better respond, research and advocate for solutions aimed at protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales....
2019-07-16 23:32

Planned Parenthood groups announce departure of president, acting leader named Planned Parenthood Federation of America, a leading provider of reproductive services, and its political arm, the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, said on Tuesday they replaced their president, Dr. Leana Wen, effective immediately....
2019-07-16 23:32

Boycotts, bruised egos: How players reacted to Madden NFL 20 ratings DeMarcus Lawrence called for a boycott. Others were just as upset, some reactions tongue-in-cheek. It happens every July when Madden player ratings are revealed....
2019-07-16 23:32

Emmy nominations 2019: Biggest surprises and snubs HBO seized the Iron Throne Tuesday when the TV academy handed out its annual Emmy nominations. The premium cable channel walked away with a whopping 137 nods, largely due to the overwhelming love for “Game of Thrones,” whose controversial final seaso...
2019-07-16 23:48

Hudson Yards developer lists $75M penthouse ahead of move They’re going from a deluxe apartment in the sky to another deluxe apartment in the sky. Billionaire real estate developer and Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, along with his jewelry designer wife, Kara Ross, are listing their Manhattan penthouse f...
2019-07-17 00:00

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of tiny South Bend, Indiana — with $2.35 million in donations during the past three mo...
2019-07-17 00:00

Heat wave expected to roast NYC this weekend The Big Apple will bake this weekend as a heat wave sends the mercury up to temps in the mid-90s, with heat indexes above 100, forecasters predict. Temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to top out around a sticky 90 degrees — and then co...
2019-07-17 00:00

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims from most noncitizens who travel through another country on their way to the United States....
2019-07-17 00:00

Republican Tenney leans toward running for the battleground House seat she lost in 2018 Tenney told CNBC she met earlier this year with leaders from the National Republican Congressional Committee, who encouraged her to run for the New York 22nd District seat she lost to Democrat Anthony Brindisi by 1 percentage point....
2019-07-17 00:00

Trump calls on Republicans to oppose House resolution condemning Twitter attack Trump called on fellow Republicans Tuesday to stick with him, "not show weakness" and oppose a House resolution condemning his tweets that urged four Democratic congresswomen of colour to return to their countries....
2019-07-17 00:00

U.S. won’t prosecute death of Eric Garner, who said ‘I can’t breathe’ while in police chokehold The decision to end a yearslong civil rights investigation was made by Attorney General William Barr and was announced the day before the five-year anniversary of the deadly encounter...
2019-07-17 00:00

Trump defense secretary nominee says US not seeking war with Iran Confirmation of Mark Esper appeared almost certain at Senate hearing where he received significant Democratic supportDonald Trump’s nominee to become the first permanent US defence secretary in more than six months, has said that the US is not seekin...
2019-07-17 00:16

The Guardian view on Donald Trump: a racist in substance and style | Editorial The US president’s bigotry has a political purpose: to distract voters and energise his base. He doesn’t care about the damage he might inflict in the processDonald Trump’s agenda is to turn the clock back in the United States half a century, to a ti...
2019-07-17 00:16

Audrey Eyton obituary Co-founder of Slimming magazine who wrote The F-Plan Diet – the book that revolutionised British eating habits in the 1980sFor a woman who preferred to remain behind the scenes, Audrey Eyton, who has died aged 83, did more to revolutionise British ea...
2019-07-17 00:16

A Prosperous China Says ‘Men Preferred,’ and Women Lose Gender is now one of the most important factors behind income inequality in China, where workplace discrimination and court rulings have set women back....
2019-07-17 00:16

Royal Portrush, Once Deemed Too Small, Gets Another Shot at the British Open In 1951 the Open was played outside of Scotland and England for the first time at the club in Northern Ireland. Almost 70 years later, the Open returns....
2019-07-17 00:32

This Is How Kim Jong-un Circumvents Sanctions to Get the Luxury Cars He Craves The world laughed earlier this year when North Korean dictator Kim Jung-un’s security detail jogged along side Kim’s armored Benz. How he got that Benz through the strict sanctions placed on his country, not even Mercedes could say. The New York Tim...
2019-07-17 00:32

The Tesla Model S and Model X Base Models Just Got Dropped Tesla, at least for the moment, has quite the limited manufacturing capacity. For most consumers, that doesn’t matter one whit. But one of the end results of that is Tesla’s lineup is constantly shifting and moving in subtle ways. So it may not surpr...
2019-07-17 00:32

Ford's Apparently About to Debut Its New Small Truck We speculated in January that Ford might be cooking up a truck smaller than the Ranger. Now, a Ford spokesman has confirmed they will show something this week, alongside a separate report that Ford is making a Bronco pickup to battle the Jeep Gladiat...
2019-07-17 00:32

Self-Taught AI Masters Rubik’s Cube Without Human Help Fancy algorithms capable of solving a Rubik’s Cube have appeared before, but a new system from the University of California, Irvine uses artificial intelligence to solve the 3D puzzle from scratch and without any prior help from humans—and it does so...
2019-07-17 00:32

Sanders, AOC, and Others Demand Workplace Safety Investigation of Amazon Following yesterday’s Prime Day strike at a fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, over a dozen progressive lawmakers—including Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ro Khanna—co-signed a letter to the Occupatio...
2019-07-17 00:32

'We stand ready': US air force warns against 'raid' on Area 51 More than one million people who have signed up to raid Area 51 in the hope of seeing evidence of aliens have been warned that the US air force "stands ready to protect America and its assets"....
2019-07-17 00:32

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will be overcoming skepticism from global regulators....
2019-07-17 00:48

CBP officers seize 50 pounds of meth at Port of Lukeville TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine, and arrested a man who was crossing into Arizona through the Port of Lukeville. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say they searched a Nissan sedan belonging...
2019-07-17 00:48

McConnell: 'The president’s not a racist' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday declined to single out President Donald Trump for incendiary rhetoric and racist tweets, largely blaming liberal Democrats for using heated language and urging everyone to cool down and observe a “bet...
2019-07-17 00:48

Pro-impeachment Dems fear Al Green's renegade push House Democrats methodically working to build support for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump fear that a rogue move by a Texas Democrat could scramble their best efforts.Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) said he intends to file articles of ...
2019-07-17 00:48

They Were at Mission Control During Apollo 11. 50 Years Later, the Memory Still Moves Them to Tears The words spoken by astronaut Neil Armstrong when he became the first man to step foot on the moon — at 10:56 pm Eastern Time on July 20, 1969 — have since become one of the most famous sentences ever uttered. But NASA’s Mission Con...
2019-07-17 00:48

Sam Ehlinger shrugs off critics as he prepares for pressure of leading Texas to bigger heights Sam Ehlinger has been criticized. He's also been really successful. The Texas quarterback is simply focused on leading his team to championships.       ...
2019-07-17 01:16

Steelers' James Conner reveals details about cancer diagnosis: 'You had about a week left' Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner was told by doctors, "you had about a week left" before they discovered his Hodgkin's Lymphoma.       ...
2019-07-17 01:16

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
2019-07-17 01:16

Man charged in murder of activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, found dead in a car's trunk Ronn Bell, 38, was arrested and charged Tuesday with first-degree murder for Sadie Roberts-Joseph's death.        ...
2019-07-17 01:16

MS-13 gang members indicted after 'medieval-style' killing spree in Los Angeles Federal racketeering, murder and other charges were filed against 22 alleged MS-13 gang members linked to a series of grisly killings in Los Angeles.        ...
2019-07-17 01:16

Facebook was granted a patent to silo group posts Moderators of Facebook Groups could soon get more leeway in controlling who sees the comments made on their forums. The US Patent Office today granted Facebook a patent for content moderation that would let moderators limit viewership of posts by "pr...
2019-07-17 01:32

LG Pay goes live in the US More than two years after it arrived in South Korea, LG's long-delayed contactless mobile payment system has finally gone live in the US. LG Pay is available on the G8 ThinQ at launch. In the coming months, it'll be available on V50 5G, V40...
2019-07-17 01:32

Alphabet's Wing introduces an air traffic control app for drones This spring Alphabet subsidiary Wing LLC became the first drone delivery company to receive FAA certification, and the company has successfully launched drone delivery service in Australia and Helsinki. Now, with more drones in the sky, it needs a wa...
2019-07-17 01:32

Bezuidenhout seeks Portrush 'revenge' after beta-blocker ban Christiaan Bezuidenhout has overcome plenty on the way to his first major championship this week at the British Open        ...
2019-07-17 01:32

Trump administration to continue deporting Venezuelans despite crisis US as yet unwilling to grant temporary protected statusSenators accuse Trump of ‘having it both ways’ over MaduroThe Trump administration has said it is not yet willing to grant temporary protected status to Venezuelans, meaning it will continue to d...
2019-07-17 01:32

House orders Pentagon to review if it exposed Americans to weaponised ticks A New Jersey lawmaker suggests the government turned insects into bioweapons to spread disease and possibly released themThe US House of Representatives has called for an investigation into whether the spread of Lyme disease had its roots in a Pentag...
2019-07-17 01:32

Tiger Woods still fixing his game ahead of British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — It all sounded very odd. Tiger Woods, on Tuesday in advance of the 2019 British Open at Portrush, was reminiscing about last year’s near-miss in the Open at Carnoustie sounding like a wet-behind-the-ears youngster lamenti...
2019-07-17 01:32

UPDATE 2-New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles -U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victory to the millions of passengers who it said find such ads "extremely annoying."...
2019-07-17 01:48

Pemex's credit default swaps rise after Mexico finmin's surprise resignation Following the surprise resignation of Mexican finance minister Carlos Urzua last week and doubts over what the business plan for state oil company Pemex would entail the cost of insuring Pemex bonds rose to the highest level in three years....
2019-07-17 01:48

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's New Atlantis Expansion Is Jaw-Dropping I’ve spent 20 minutes playing the new Judgment Of Atlantis add-on to Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and already just as much time snapping pictures in photo mode. As a colleague said, Ubisoft’s art directors are just showing off now....
2019-07-17 01:48

Okay, Seriously, Maybe VR Gaming Is About To Have Its Big Moment I keep thinking about a video game I played in Los Angeles a month ago that’s what you’d get if the renowned covert ops Splinter Cell series required your character to always be in a kayak....
2019-07-17 01:48

How Donald Glover found his inner Simba after losing his father: 'It wasn't lost on me' After his father's death, Donald Glover better understands Simba's grief when Mufasa dies in "The Lion King": “I went through the exact thing."        ...
2019-07-17 02:01

Trump Says "Not Fair" That US Can't Sell F-35s To Turkey US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it is "not fair" to either Turkey or the United States that Washington cannot sell Ankara billions of dollars worth of F-35 fighter jets after it bought a......
2019-07-17 02:32

Everything But The House: Ohio's hottest startup plots a comeback Everything But The House rose to fame as Ohio's hottest startup, selling second-hand goods on the Internet. Now it's plotting a comeback.       ...
2019-07-17 02:32

Yankees pitchers are ‘in a good spot’ as trade deadline looms It’s different for pitchers. That sentence applies to approximately 2.3 million issues, situations and scenarios that arise in the baseball world. For the purpose of today’s conversation, however, let’s use it to discuss the trade deadline. Brian Cas...
2019-07-17 02:32

How to Make a Ramen Egg Any egg, be it hard-boiled, soft-boiled, seasoned, or poached, is welcome in a bowl of ramen, but the king of the genre is ajitsuke tamago, soft-boiled eggs that have been marinated in soy sauce and other flavorful friends. They’re often referred to ...
2019-07-17 02:48

Here's What You'll Pay to Change Your Flight The process of changing your flight is easy; it’s the fees that become a nuisance. Airlines like United, Delta, and America airlines charge anywhere from $200 to $750 for a change, maybe even more than the cost of your original ticket. Luckily, you a...
2019-07-17 02:48

Travis Scott's Rare Video With Stormi Webster Will Leave You Smiling All Day Long Prepare yourselves for a serious dose of cuteness. On Tuesday morning, Travis Scott was enjoying some father-daughter bonding with baby Stormi Webster. Lucky for fans, the rapper decided......
2019-07-17 03:00

2019 Emmys: Anthony Bourdain Lands Posthumous Nomination 1 Year After Death Anthony Bourdain may be gone, but he will not be forgotten at the 2019 Emmys. The late chef and host was nominated for Outstanding Informational Series or Special and Outstanding Writing......
2019-07-17 03:00

Beyoncé May Be Headed to the 2019 Emmys After Homecoming Lands 6 Nominations Remain calm Beyhive, but Beyoncé may be heading to the 2019 Emmys. Earlier this morning, The Good Place star D'Arcy Carden and The Masked Singer judge Ken Jeong had the honor of......
2019-07-17 03:00

Summer’s hottest dress is a $70 sack The summer’s hottest outfit is a shapeless spotted shmatta that costs $70. It’s “the Zara dress,” a black-and-white polka-dot, long-sleeved, ankle-length number that’s as ubiquitous as last winter’s Amazon coat and as sought-after as an Hermès Birkin...
2019-07-17 03:00

R. Kelly pleads not guilty, denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered that he remain in jail without bail....
2019-07-17 03:16

Lunar eclipse 2019: from Australia to the UK, stargazers enjoy bright side of the moon Photographers from Sydney to Brasilia capture July’s stunning partial lunar eclipseStargazers around the world have enjoyed a view of a global lunar eclipse, delighting people from Dehli to Dublin.The partial eclipse was visible in nearly every part ...
2019-07-17 03:16

UWS rat population booming after city cans 110 trash bins They’re sick of the rat race. The Upper West Side’s booming rat population is getting a helping hand from an unlikely source: the sanitation department, residents in the posh neighborhood claim. In the midst of a booming rat population, the Departmen...
2019-07-17 03:32

Tennessee police warn flushing drugs could create hyper-aggressive ‘meth-gators’ NBC NEWS – A police department in Loretto, Tennessee, is asking residents to refrain from flushing drugs, such as methamphetamine, down the toilet to prevent “meth-gators.” In the Facebook post, the Loretto Police Department wrote t...
2019-07-17 03:32

US House Votes To Condemn Trump's 'Racist Comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president......
2019-07-17 03:48

‘Game of Thrones’ looks ready for a coronation after dominating Emmy nominations The Television Academy also delivered a drama-filled comedy category, set up "When They See Us" as the miniseries to beat and snubbed some major stars....
2019-07-17 04:01

New Pelicans forward Ingram says he's 'close' to normal Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram says he's "pretty close" to resuming normal workouts as he continues to recover from surgery to address a blood clot in his right arm. Ingram says he has not resumed shooting       ...
2019-07-17 04:01

Mesmerizing images from synchronized swimming championships Synchronized swimmers from around the world compete in various swimming events at the 2019 FINA World Championships in South Korea.       ...
2019-07-17 04:01

This human-sized jellyfish is both really cool and kinda scary The world’s oceans are filled with all manner of jaw-dropping creatures, but you have to be in the right place at the right time to actually catch a glimpse of them. For wildlife biologist Lizzie Daly, the right place was in the water off the s...
2019-07-17 04:32

NYC’s best new Italian restaurants Arrivederci, ramen and bibimbap — it’s celebrazione season for Italian food lovers. A half-dozen marvelous new and new-ish restaurants are re-energizing New Yorkers’ favorite cuisine. This fresh crop isn’t obsessed with red sauce or overworked Tuscan...
2019-07-17 04:48

Why teen girls who are as good at math as male peers pick humanities jobs Women have the write stuff for both math and communication jobs, according to a new study. Teenage girls are just as good with numbers as boys — but their even-stronger verbal skills often inspire them to pick humanities-centric jobs instead, accordi...
2019-07-17 04:48

As Fed nears rate cut, policymakers debate how deep, and even if With the first U.S. interest rate reduction in a decade expected later this month, two Federal Reserve policymakers sketched out arguments on Tuesday on how deep the cut should be, even as a third said she needs more data before being ready to sign o...
2019-07-17 05:00

Pound hits two-year low as City fears of no-deal Brexit intensify Sterling falls by a cent against dollar after Tory leadership candidates’ backstop remarks The pound has fallen to its lowest level in more than two years after pledges by both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to ditch a key part of the UK-EU withdrawal...
2019-07-17 05:00

Pearson shifts to Netflix-style subscription model for textbooks Academic publisher hopes to convince students to pay to access online materialsThe era of students using their loans to buy expensive textbooks upfront could be coming to an end, after the academic publisher Pearson announced a shift towards a Netfli...
2019-07-17 05:00

Apple is reportedly planning to pay for exclusive podcasts Apple reportedly is looking to buy exclusive rights to original podcasts, reported Bloomberg. The company has reached out to executives of media companies, but there's no clear strategy in place yet. Since Apple's share of the podcast marke...
2019-07-17 05:16

USWNT's Ashlyn Harris Says Former Teammate Was Excluded For Homophobia, Not Christianity In the never-ending search for fuel to feed the conservative backlash against the world champion USWNT, some media outlets—mostly of the conservative Christian variety—dredged up a year-old interview with former USWNT defender Jaelene Hinkle. Talking...
2019-07-17 05:16

How the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Reunion Addressed Lisa Vanderpump's Absence Maybe Lisa Vanderpump should have listened to her own words about showing up to a Real Housewives reunion. LVP's absence from the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion was a major......
2019-07-17 05:32

Parvez Rasool Calls For 2-Year Ban On Players Who Fudge Age Parvez Rasool was responding to questions about the ban imposed on emerging fast bowler from Kashmir, Rasikh Salam, who has been banned by the cricket's governing body for fudging his date of birth....
2019-07-17 05:32

Strauss Urges England Star Stokes To Stay Grounded After World Cup Ben Stokes scored 84 not out against New Zealand at Lord's on Sunday to force a Super Over in which he and Jos Buttler pushed England towards their first World Cup crown....
2019-07-17 05:32

Trump administration plans to divert $40 million in aid to Venezuela's opposition U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, according to an internal document obtained by Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-07-17 06:00

House condemns Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for racially charged attacks against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
2019-07-17 06:00

Harlem protests decision not to charge officer in infamous ‘I can’t breathe’ death Roughly 150 people, including small children, marched through New York City's Harlem streets on Tuesday night after federal prosecutors said they wouldn't bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death...
2019-07-17 06:16

Army recruiter who called himself 'Colorado batman' allegedly solicited girls as young as 10: police An Army recruiter who called himself "Colorado batman" on social media was arrested Monday on suspicion of soliciting girls as young as 10, authorities said....
2019-07-17 06:16

Trucker fatally struck highway worker while watching porn on his phone: cops A Minnesota truck driver allegedly sped through a construction zone and fatally struck a highway worker — with authorities claiming that he was distracted by his cellphone, which was playing videos from Pornhub. “It appears, based on the invest...
2019-07-17 06:32

RIP Justice John Paul Stevens Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at the age of 99, according to the New York Times. Stevens was appointed by President Gerald Ford and served on the court for 35 years, leaving behind an unlikely progressive legacy. He died fro...
2019-07-17 06:48

B O O M In a live video interview earlier today, Washington Post reporter Robert Costa attempted to own presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders with his record on school busing. It didn’t work out the way he hoped....
2019-07-17 06:48

Nancy Pelosi Sends House Into Chaos by Violating Worst Rule in Congress Any regular reader of Splinter will know that we are generally not big fans of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But credit where credit is due: On Tuesday, Pelosi—either inadvertently or purposefully—exposed one of the dumber and more pernicious rules of ...
2019-07-17 06:48

Mets get Zack Wheeler news they hoped for: ‘I should be good to go’ MINNEAPOLIS — Zack Wheeler is aware of the baseball calendar, but can only shrug at the mention of how his recent injury might affect the Mets’ plans. The right-hander was placed on the injured list before Tuesday’s game with an “impingement” in his ...
2019-07-17 06:48

Elon Musk's Neuralink hopes to put sensors in human brains next year While we wait for Neuralink to present the progress it's made over the last couple of years in brain-computer interface technology, the New York Times has already published information from an early briefing and it's stuff that's strai...
2019-07-17 06:48

Redmi K20 Series Set to Launch in India Today: How to Watch Live Stream Redmi K20 Pro price in China starts at CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 24,900) for the base 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, while Redmi K20 price in China starts at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 19,900)....
2019-07-17 07:00

Xiaomi to Launch Mi A3 Today: Everything You Need to Know Mi A3 is all set to be launched today. Xiaomi will be unveiling the smartphone in Spain at 3pm CEST. In addition to the Mi A3, the Chinese smartphone maker is also expected to announce the new Mi A3......
2019-07-17 07:00

Chevrolet Volt Reports that GM would pull the plug on its plug-in hybrid may have been premature. The car is expected to remain primarily as it is following a re-engineering due in showrooms this year....
2019-07-17 07:00

Lexus IS Lexus has not announced a new generation of the compact rear-wheel-drive platform, but it still represents a volume play until the brand decides what to do next with one of its icons....
2019-07-17 07:00

Nissan Leaf The 2019 Nissan Leaf e+ comes with a 62-kilowatt-hour battery pack and will get an EPA-estimated range of 226 miles, about 40 percent more than current Leaf cars....
2019-07-17 07:00

Buick Cascada Buick has told its dealers to complete their final orders for the Cascada convertible in February because production of the car is scheduled to end in summer 2019....
2019-07-17 07:00

Dodge Grand Caravan The long-in-the-tooth minivan, a favorite of both fleet and budget-conscious customers, got a reprieve from the gallows in 2017 when it was brought into compliance with new side curtain airbag requirements. But its fate is likely sealed in 2020....
2019-07-17 07:00

Florida man attacks wife's lover with scissors and flees with his penis, police say A Florida man allegedly cut off a man's penis months after catching him sleeping with his wife, the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office said.        ...
2019-07-17 07:16

ACLU files suit to block Trump rule to stop asylum-seekers The American Civil Liberties Union sued U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, challenging a sweeping new rule that would bar almost all migrants from seeking asylum at the southern border of the United States....
2019-07-17 07:16

Hernández, Gurriel lead Blue Jays to 10-4 win over Red Sox Teoscar Hernández hit a three-run homer off new Boston Red Sox starter Andrew Cashner, and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had three hits on Tuesday night to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-4 victory....
2019-07-17 07:16

Cramer explains how the Fed is creating buying opportunities "When you have a Fed chief who's hellbent on cutting interest rates … then you should own stocks that benefit from lower rates," Jim Cramer says....
2019-07-17 07:16

NSW remaps old-growth forests to open up reserves to logging Exclusive: ‘Sneaky’ rezoning exercise now under way to address timber shortfall The New South Wales government is considering reclassifying old-growth forest to open up some protected reserves in the state’s north-east to the timber industry.The Natu...
2019-07-17 07:16

The best herbs for joint pain Herbs that may help reduce joint pain include eucalyptus, aloe vera, and turmeric. People can take these herbs in a variety of forms. Learn more about the best herbs for joint pain here....
2019-07-17 07:48

A family in Augusta, Georgia had quite the scare when their 4-year-old’s tablet caught fire in his hands (WAGT)  An Augusta, Georgia family is speaking out after their 4-year-old son’s tablet burst into flames while he was holding it. The family had to call the fire department, and now they have a huge burn in their carpet. “I was upstairs d...
2019-07-17 07:48

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe transferred to hospital mental health ward from Iran jail British mother jailed in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital's mental health ward in Tehran, her husband has revealed....
2019-07-17 07:48

Amazon gives $10 to Prime Day shoppers who cough up personal data Amazon has a promotion for US shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon track the websites you visit. The deal is for new installations of the Amazon Assistant, a comparison-shopping ...
2019-07-17 07:48

Jennifer Lopez Dominates the Strip Club in First Hustlers Trailer Jennifer Lopez is not playing by the rules. Jenny From the Block headed back to New York City in honor of her next film, the highly anticipated strip club drama, Hustlers. Fortunately......
2019-07-17 08:00

Earth Just Had Its Hottest June On Record, On Track For Warmest July Boosted by a historic heat wave in Europe and unusually warm conditions across the Arctic and Eurasia, the average temperature of the planet soared to its highest level ever recorded in June....
2019-07-17 08:01

Buzz Aldrin, Second Man On Moon, Recalls "Magnificent Desolation" Fifty years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin recalls the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch being so smooth that he and his two crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Mike Collins,......
2019-07-17 08:01

Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, recalls 'magnificent desolation' Fifty years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin recalls the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch being so smooth that he and his two crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Mike Collins, were unsure precisely when they left the ground....
2019-07-17 08:01

Friends, family ready for Graeme McDowell’s Royal Portrush homecoming PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — There are some scenarios in sports, some stories that have the potential to unfold before the actual competition begins, that are simply too perfect to fathom. Graeme McDowell winning the British Open this week in Portrus...
2019-07-17 08:16

Chevrolet Trax Chevy spiffed up the Trax last year, less than 18 months after it went on sale in the U.S., to make sure it met American tastes. Photo credit: BRIAN WILLIAMS/SPIEDBILDE...
2019-07-17 08:16

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled Facebook on its plans to introduce its own cryptocurrency Libra in 2020. David Marcus, the company'...
2019-07-17 08:48

Joe Biden may be making the same mistake with his healthcare plan that Obama did during the push to pass Obamacare Reuters/Jonathan Ernst Former Vice President Joe Biden repeated nearly verbatim a promise that President Barack Obama made a decade ago when marshaling public support to pass the Affordable Care Act. That promise proved impossible to keep. Those wit...
2019-07-17 08:48

TIME 25 Most Influential People on the Internet: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Donald Trump and World Record Egg included in list President Donald Trump, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the World Record Egg have been named as some of TIME Magazine's Most Influential People on the Internet....
2019-07-17 09:16

Discord gains notoriety after brutal killing of NY teen. What you should know about the app A rapidly growing communication app, Discord, was used to publish photos of a murder victim say police. Here's what you need to know.       ...
2019-07-17 09:16

Biswa Bhusan Harichandan Appointed Governor Of Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has been appointed as governor Andhra Pradesh. He thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for giving him "an......
2019-07-17 09:16

SpiceJet Plane Hits Snag After Take-Off From Tirupati Airport, Turns Back A SpiceJet plane that had just taken off from Tirupati airport had to turn around and make an emergency landing after the pilot detected a technical snag, news agency ANI reported....
2019-07-17 09:16

5 Pilgrims On Way To Himachal Shrine Injured As Glacier Collapses Five pilgrims were injured as a glacier broke off and collapsed on way to the Shrikhand Mahadev shrine in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, the police said Wednesday....
2019-07-17 09:16

Will "Solidify" Strategic Ties With India: US Defence Secretary Nominee US Defence Secretary nominee Mark T Esper has told lawmakers that he wants to solidify the enduring strategic partnership with India supported by strong defence cooperation with the Indian military....
2019-07-17 09:16

14 Killed In Mumbai Building Collapse, Rescue Ops Still On: Updates Fourteen people were killed and over 40 feared trapped after a decades-old building collapsed in south Mumbai's crowded Dongri neighbourhood on Tuesday....
2019-07-17 09:16

Pose dives into the joys of dance and love Damon and Ricky take centerstage in Pose this week, yielding some excellent dance sequences. Whereas most of the episodes this season have been sprawling and, occasionally, unfocused, “What Would Candy Do?” has a clear throughline, zooming in on a ve...
2019-07-17 09:16

It's a night of revenge and reunion on The 100 There have been episodes this season that have felt thematically similar to other seasons in a way that was troublesome, as if The 100 didn’t have anything left to say about what living in a post-apocalyptic world can tell us about our lives today. S...
2019-07-17 09:16

4.3 magnitude earthquake hits San Francisco area A magnitude 4.3 earthquake reportedly shook San Francisco area Tuesday afternoon less than two weeks after the two large earthquakes hit Southern California....
2019-07-17 09:32

Race-ending crash in Toronto a "terrible mistake" - Power Three-time Toronto IndyCar winner Will Power says the crash that ended the Penske driver's race last weekend on the penultimate lap was a "terrible mistake"...
2019-07-17 09:32

Abiteboul: Hulkenberg run hurt by Ricciardo F1 British GP strategy focus Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul has admitted Nico Hulkenberg was let down by a strategy call while the team was focussing on Daniel Ricciardo during the British Grand Prix...
2019-07-17 09:32

Ricciardo Silverstone corner bump MotoGP worry known pre-F1 weekend The bump at Silverstone's Brooklands corner that Daniel Ricciardo highlighted as something that could make MotoGP riders "pretty angry" was already known about before the Formula 1 weekend....
2019-07-17 09:32

Massa 'couldn't understand' Venturi FE car in second New York race Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa says he "could not understand" his Venturi GP-run ABB FIA Formula E car in the second New York race, contributing to a "very difficult" weekend...
2019-07-17 09:32

Djokovic's sleek Miami Beach retreat: Wimbledon champion's incredible £5.3m apartment in Florida has panoramic views of the Atlantic The 16-time Grand Slam Champion owns a three-bedroom home in the glass-fronted beachside complex designed by award-winning architect Renzo Piano, creator of the Shard...
2019-07-17 09:32

Sudan's military and opposition sign first part of power-sharing deal Protesters and the ruling military inked a political declaration to end months of unrest. Both sides clashed over the east African country's future after President Omar al-Bashir was deposed three months ago....
2019-07-17 10:16

Chinese vertical dramas made for phone viewing show the future of mobile video Mobile video is a big deal, but you don’t need me to tell you that. Big Tech has been fast-moving into the mobile video space for a few years now, and recently a slew of mobile-specific content has arrived. Instagram launched IGTV in 2018, and is pus...
2019-07-17 10:32

Brent's Grand Union village: London's latest brownfield conversion brings 3,000 new homes as part of huge regeneration scheme Over two decades we have turned our the capital's industrial heritage into new homes for millennials. This week, a new village of 3,000 new homes is launched on a huge 22-acre site in Brent...
2019-07-17 10:32

Ericsson says on track for 2020 targets as Q2 profit matches forecasts Mobile network gear maker Ericsson posted a second-quarter profit in line with expectations on Wednesday and said it was on track to meet its financial goals due to strong sales of 5G equipment....
2019-07-17 10:32

Elon Musk's Neuralink unveils effort to build implant that can read your mind Startup plans to use small ‘threads’ to detect neuron activityMusk claims tests already show ‘monkey can control computer with its brain’ Elon Musk’s secretive “brain-machine interface” startup, Neuralink, stepped out of the shadows on Tuesday evenin...
2019-07-17 10:48

You've found an extraordinary dinosaur skeleton – what do you do now? A Montana rancher found two skeletons in combat – the Dueling Dinosaurs. But who do they belong to, and will the public ever see them? The early June morning in Montana was already very hot and dry by 7.30, when Clayton Phipps and his friend, Mark Ea...
2019-07-17 10:48

UberEats to change 'unfair' contracts with restaurants after ACCC investigation Consumer watchdog says the contracts made restaurants financially liable for ‘elements outside of their control’UberEats in Australia has agreed to change an “unfair” contract that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said made local re...
2019-07-17 10:48

OnePlus 7 review: competition-beating performance for less A little less ‘Pro’ means the regular OnePlus 7 is smaller and lighter, offering a top experience for £500 The OnePlus 7 is basically the OnePlus 6T with the guts of the OnePlus 7 Pro, which sounds like a bad thing, but for £500 it is arguably the be...
2019-07-17 10:48

Police seize missile, guns, Nazi memorabilia in sting tied to far-right extremists in Italy Police in Italy arrested three men, one of whom had ties to a far-right party, after uncovering a massive cache of weapons and Nazi memorabilia.        ...
2019-07-17 11:01

Gym, eat, repeat: the shocking rise of muscle dysmorphia The idealised male body has become bigger, bulkier and harder to achieve. So what drives a generation of young men to the all-consuming, often dangerous pursuit of perfection?It is difficult for Miles to pinpoint the moment his muscle dysmorphia star...
2019-07-17 11:01

Here’s How North Korea Gets Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions A new report which maps out how North Korea obtains luxury goods says that the country obtains the items through sophisticated networks, despite sanctions against the country. The report by Washington D.C.-based non-profit research organization the C...
2019-07-17 11:32

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for their roles in ethnic cleansing of the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority. The sanctions were iss...
2019-07-17 11:32

Christen Press's Barstool deal is a slap in the face to what the USWNT stands for The striker’s mystifying choice to partner with Barstool Sports, a company antithetical to the USWNT’s values of inclusiveness, has allowed her team’s identity to be co-opted on its victory lapSince the end of the Women’s World Cup, the US women’s na...
2019-07-17 11:48

Screaming? Crying? Confessing? How will Big Little Lies end? A mixed second season of the female-fronted drama is coming to a close and some big questions are set to be answered It’s quite possible that the coming second season finale of Big Little Lies will be the last time we’ll check in with the Monterey Fi...
2019-07-17 11:48

Nipsey Hussle: Los Angeles community outraged at 'disgusting' police investigation into late rapper's business City quietly targets late entrepreneur with criminal case, and South LA residents say police are ‘attacking his legacy’Residents of South Los Angeles responded furiously to revelations that law enforcement was conducting a criminal investigation into...
2019-07-17 11:48

Do Service Dogs Help Treat PTSD? After Years of Research, the V.A. Still Doesn’t Know The V.A. was mandated to study the use of service dogs as a mental-health treatment for veterans almost a decade ago. But repeated setbacks have held up the results....
2019-07-17 11:48

Clean Energy Regulator, WA Mines Department, and Vet Surgeons Board trying to access metadata: Comms Alliance The Communications Alliance has listed 27 other agencies that have tried to access metadata following the introduction of Australia's data retention regime....
2019-07-17 11:48

Hinch livid after Angels get 'free shot' at Marisnick Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick was drilled between the shoulder blades by Angels reliever Noe Ramirez in the sixth inning Tuesday night, and both teams nearly came to blows moments later....
2019-07-17 12:00

Turbo VPN is the fastest growing VPN on mobile, figures show Turbo VPN is the mobile VPN service with the biggest growth in the second quarter of 2019 (compared to the previous year). Mobile analytics company, App Annie, compiled these numbers exclusively for TechRadar and they show that the free VPN privacy a...
2019-07-17 12:00

Man accused of murdering pregnant ex 'accepts responsibility for her death' The ex-partner of a heavily-pregnant woman who was fatal stabbed in her own home has admitted responsibility for her death, the Old Bailey heard today....
2019-07-17 12:16

Reusable menstrual cups 'just as safe and effective as traditional products,' landmark Lancet report reveals Millions of women were today urged to switch from traditional sanitary protection as a landmark report found that reusable menstrual cups are just as safe and effective....
2019-07-17 12:16

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he came from....
2019-07-17 12:16

Uttar Pradesh BJP Chief Selection Puts Focus On Cabinet Reshuffle: Report The appointment of OBC leader and Uttar Pradesh minister Swatantra Dev Singh as the new state BJP chief has once again put the spotlight on reshuffling of the cabinet headed by Chief Minister Yogi......
2019-07-17 12:32

Can Expect BJP Government In Karnataka Next Week: Muralidhar Rao A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is expected to take charge in Karnataka next week, party national general secretary P Muralidhar Rao claimed today....
2019-07-17 12:32

| Khan the likely next Dolphins coach, but ... Imraan Khan is a likely candidate for the Dolphins coaching vacancy, but the union will only make a decision once CSA's proposed new cricketing structures are confirmed....
2019-07-17 12:48

| Peaty leads British charge in South Korea Virtually untouchable when on song, breaststroke king Adam Peaty will spearhead a potent British team at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea....
2019-07-17 12:48

Hong Kong protests continue, expand to oppose China What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed — and the role of the Chinese government in the city’s affairs....
2019-07-17 12:48

Power outages hit Staten Island after fire at Con Ed substation Power outages hit Staten Island Tuesday evening when a fire erupted at a Con Edison substation — just days after mass outages hit tens of thousands of customers on the West Side of Manhattan, officials said. About 2,000 Con Edison customers in New Do...
2019-07-17 13:16

UK Labour Party lords condemn ‘toxic’ anti-Semtisim More than 60 Labour Party members of Britain’s House of Lords have taken out a newspaper advertisement accusing leader Jeremy Corbyn of overseeing a “toxic culture” by allowing anti-Semitism to fester in the party...
2019-07-17 13:32

| US House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president denied accusations of racism....
2019-07-17 14:16

Tesla floats fully self-driving cars as soon as this year. Many are worried about what that will unleash. The company’s decision to deliver new self-driving technology to hundreds of thousands of drivers has rivals and regulators on edge as many worry it could unleash unintended consequences....
2019-07-17 14:16

Labour peers attack Corbyn over antisemitism in paper ad Labour peers have taken out a newspaper advert accusing Jeremy Corbyn of "failing the test of leadership" by allowing antisemitism to "grow in our party"....
2019-07-17 14:32

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism. The full page advert, published in the Guardian newspaper on Wednesday, was signed by 67 members of ...
2019-07-17 14:32

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian Imprisoned in Iran, Has Been Moved to a Psychiatric Ward The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman who has been in jail in Iran for more than three years, says she has been moved to a hospital psychiatric ward, according to the BBC. The 40-year-old aid worker ended a 15-day hunger s...
2019-07-17 14:32

Wipro Beats Street Estimates With June Quarter Profit Of Rs 2,388 Crore Country's third largest software services company Wipro on Wednesday reported a net profit of Rs 2,387.6 crore for the quarter ended June 30. That marked a decrease of 3.86 per cent compared to its......
2019-07-17 14:32

Wipro Shares Flat Ahead Of Earnings Announcement Wipro stock price: Wipro shares moved in a range of Rs 258.10-Rs 262.80 on the NSE, as against their previous close of Rs 260. On the BSE, Wipro shares opened 1.04 per cent higher at Rs 262.75, and......
2019-07-17 14:32

Yes Bank Shares Rise Over 4% Ahead Of Earnings Yes Bank share price, Yes Bank earnings, Yes Bank shares today: At Wednesday's intraday high, Yes Bank shares clocked a recovery of 26.49% from a fresh 52-week low of Rs 85.70 last week. Yes Bank will......
2019-07-17 14:32

Cannabis retailer Curaleaf to buy Grassroots for $875 mln U.S. cannabis retailer Curaleaf Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it would acquire privately held GR Companies Inc (Grassroots) in a cash and stock deal valued at about $875 million....
2019-07-17 15:01

Leak says the Galaxy Note 10 won’t get Qualcomm’s powerful new Snapdragon processor We saw two brand new mobile chips emerge in a matter of days. The Snapdragon 855 Plus mobile platform, an upgraded 855 version, was formally introduced on Monday. The Exynos 9825, a variation of the Exynos 9820, was then spotted in benchmark tests fo...
2019-07-17 15:16

Tesla Model 3 Scores 5 Stars In Euro NCAP Crash Tests American electric automaker Tesla's most affordable offering, the Model 3 has been awarded five stars in the latest round of the Euro New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) crash tests. The electric......
2019-07-17 15:16

BS6 Fuel Set To Be More Expensive From April 2020: Report Refineries have spent more than Rs. 30,000 crore to improve its facilities to make sure that BS6 fuel is ready before the updated emission norms kick in on April 2020....
2019-07-17 15:16

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online for the recipients, who could be living in Massachusetts....
2019-07-17 15:16

Nicole Dollanganger begs internet to stop sharing Bianca Devins’ murder photos A Canadian singer-songwriter is begging people to stop sending her photos of murdered social media star Bianca Devins. Nicole Dollanganger, 27, posted a note on Twitter calling Devins’ death “evil, cruel and senseless.” “While I know some of u are ve...
2019-07-17 15:48

Army prototypes range-doubling new artillery weapon to outgun Russia The Army is building prototypes of a new artillery cannon that can more than double the range of existing weapons and vastly alter the strategic and tactical landscape shaping land war into the future....
2019-07-17 15:48

Here's where you can have 4-day work week. Is this the next big thing? A growing number of businesses are adopting a four-day workweek to reduce burnout and bolster recruitment in a tight labor market.       ...
2019-07-17 15:48

Playing As Luigi In Super Mario Maker 2 Probably Won't Help You Complete Levels Faster Last week, after a few individual level records were broken in Super Mario Maker 2 using Luigi, a question began to form: Was Mario’s lanky brother somehow faster? Was playing as the Big L essential for getting records? After some investigating, ther...
2019-07-17 15:48

Nintendo Releasing New Switch Model With Better Battery Life This August, Nintendo is releasing a new Switch model with a longer battery life. It will be priced the same as the current model and, aside from the improved battery, feature the same specs....
2019-07-17 15:48

Japan Now Has Gundam-Shaped Vending Machines When you think of Japan, you probably think of Gundam. Maybe you think of vending machines. Now both have been joined into one single entity. Behold, the Gundam-shaped vending machine....
2019-07-17 15:48

Mike Tyson Says He Just Learned About Balrog In Street Fighter II In 1991, Street Fighter II was released. Now, in 2019, Mike Tyson just heard about Balrog, a character who also boxed and originally had a name that rhymed with Tyson’s, for the very first time....
2019-07-17 15:48

1 Down, 2 More To Go? Akhilesh Yadav's Loss Is BJP's Gain In Rajya Sabha After Rajya Sabha member Neeraj Shekhar, the Samajwadi Party may lose two more parliamentarians to the ruling BJP. Sources say the two lawmakers are in touch with the BJP and may announce their......
2019-07-17 16:00

Kerala Man Gets 3 Life Terms For Rape, Murder Of 7-Year-Old Niece In 2017 A 25-year-old man, who brutally raped and murdered his seven-year-old niece on September 27, 2017 has been sentenced to three life sentences today, besides 26 years of rigorous imprisonment....
2019-07-17 16:00

God forgive us, we made cocktails using Soylent The idea behind Soylent is simple: why waste time cooking when you can replace meals with a powdered drink? “Don’t be lame,” the concept seemed to say, “it’s the future now — food’s dumb.” Generally, this is all well and good(-ish), but it leaves out...
2019-07-17 16:00

Why empathy won’t get automated anytime soon Depending on who you ask, AI is either going to put us all out of a job or create more jobs than ever before. Either way, tech education is touted as the path to career success.  But computer science majors keep launching startups that are technology...
2019-07-17 16:00

Reptile wrangler who retrieved alligator from Chicago lagoon throws first pitch before Cubs game The reptile wrangler who retrieved a roughly 5-foot alligator from the Humboldt Park Lagoon in Chicago threw out the first pitch at the Chicago Cubs’ game against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday....
2019-07-17 16:00

Italian cyclist, 17, suffers gruesome injury during crash in Belgium race A young Italian cyclist competing at the U23 European Track Championships on Friday was injured and taken to the hospital in a freak accident during a race....
2019-07-17 16:00

The top 10 defensive backs in college football for 2019 is headlined by LSU USA TODAY Sports wraps up its positional rankings for the 2019 college football season by breaking down the best defensive backs in the country.       ...
2019-07-17 16:16

McIlroy knows this is not just another British Open Rory McIlroy doesn't think he's center of attention as British Open returns to his native Northern Ireland after 68-year wait       ...
2019-07-17 16:16

Will Bears reign supreme once again in NFC North? SportsPulse: Lorenzo Reyes takes a good hard look at the NFC North and breaks down why each team may or may not make the playoffs this season.       ...
2019-07-17 16:16

A man tried to smuggle $33,000 of cocaine under his wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
2019-07-17 16:16

Jimmy Fallon bribes Chance The Rapper to spill all the details about his first album For a guy so justly famous and successful, it’s still weird to think that Chance The Rapper has never sold a single album. But releasing his uniformly lauded mixtapes 10 Day, Acid Rap, and Coloring Book for free has certainly paid off for the Chicago...
2019-07-17 16:16

Why Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell Are Still "Mourning" the End of Game of Thrones Eight years ago, Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell bent the knee to Game of Thrones. And now, they can't seem to move on. Since the HBO hit's series finale in May, the superfans have......
2019-07-17 16:16

Bank of America trims net interest income guidance Bank of America Corp lowered its annual net interest income guidance on Wednesday to reflect a weakened interest rate environment as the second-largest U.S. lender reported higher-than expected earnings fueled by strong consumer trends....
2019-07-17 16:32

How lithium-rich Chile botched a plan to attract battery makers In March 2018, the Chilean government unveiled big news: Corporate investors, including South Korean electronics giant Samsung, would build three factories in Chile to produce battery parts for electric vehicles....
2019-07-17 16:32

New York sisters abused dad for nearly two decades because they said God told them he was 'unfaithful' to wife Three sisters from upstate New York were sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison after nearly two decades of physically and mentally abusing their elderly father -- a man the trio disdained because they said God told them he was “unfaithful to [thei...
2019-07-17 16:32

Half of all smartphones sold in 2023 'will be 5G' 5G smartphones will account for more than half of all mobile phone sales by 2023 as manufacturers seeking to arrest the ongoing contraction of the market.According to Gartner, sales of devices (PCs, tablets and mobile phones) will fall by 3.3 per cen...
2019-07-17 16:32

Facebook Workplace reveals price rise Facebook is set to hike the price of its Workplace collaboration suite in a major upheaval of its business products.From September 2nd, Workplace will be increasing in price, with an entirely new offering also on the way for more advanced customers.T...
2019-07-17 16:32

New Nintendo Switch arrives with better battery life while looking exactly the same A new Nintendo Switch has been quietly announced, which is claimed to offer better battery life than the original version of the Switch, while sporting the exact same design.The improvement in battery life appears to be substantial, with Nintendo quo...
2019-07-17 16:32

Samsung Galaxy S11 camera looks increasingly likely to get all-new 64MP sensor New generations of smartphones always bring a decent camera upgrade, and we'd expect the same to be the case for the Samsung Galaxy S11 – but according to a new leak, the 2020 handset could see an absolutely massive improvement.This leak ...
2019-07-17 16:32

Elon Musk's plans for mind-controlled gadgets: what we know so far Elon Musk’s company Neuralink has finally broken its silence, unveiling a brain-computer interface it says people could use to control devices with their minds...
2019-07-17 16:32

Theresa May warns she is 'worried about the state of politics' in final major speech as Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that she is "worried about the state of politics" as she gave what is expected to be her final major speech as Prime Minister....
2019-07-17 16:48

1 Convicted For Murder Of UK Teenager Scarlett Keeling In Goa In 2008 The Bombay High Court's Goa bench on Wednesday convicted a person in the 2008 British teenager Scarlett Eden Keeling death case, overturning his acquittal by the trial court....
2019-07-17 16:48

The D.C. race war of 1919 — and the forgotten story of one African American girl accused of murder One hundred years ago, in the midst of a white riot, black Washingtonians fought back. Soon, a police officer was dead and a girl named Carrie Johnson was headed to trial....
2019-07-17 16:48

Watch a Republican Goon's Brain Short Circuit Over Whether He'd Support a Racist Is Donald Trump a racist? If you are the average person who did not vote for him, the answer is clearly yes. If you are a cable news anchor, however, the answer is hmm... maybe... let’s go to our panel....
2019-07-17 16:48

The Committee to Protect Journalists Is Unionizing Over the past two years, digital media has seen a groundswell of organizing efforts across the industry. Today, the staff of one of the non-profits at the forefront of defending those outlets’ rights—the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)—has als...
2019-07-17 16:48

Xbox Gears 5 Tech Test: Download start time, and how to get Versus beta access The Coalition and Xbox are starting to test Gears 5 this weekend, and you can download the client you need to play right now - heres what you need to know....
2019-07-17 17:00

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, will urge his rivals on Wednesday to reject campaign donations from the health insurance and pharmaceuti...
2019-07-17 17:00

Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán Sentenced to Life in U.S. Prison Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, the notorious leader of a Mexican drug cartel who spent decades on the run from authorities, was sentenced by a federal judge to spend the rest of his life in an American prison....
2019-07-17 17:00

Sorry @realDonaldTrump, but @BarackObama is Twitter's top cat He’s not a big Twitter guy and hasn’t even clicked the “tweet” button in 7 days, but when compared to the “tweeter-in-chief,” former President Barack Obama is the social media platform’s king, not President Trump....
2019-07-17 17:00

What Boris Johnson’s Forgotten Novel Says About the U.K.’s Likely Leader He’s the author of a farce called “Seventy-Two Virgins,” a Churchill biography and a book in verse about pushy parents. They all say something about his personality....
2019-07-17 17:16

Can you really raid Area 51? And are there aliens? 7 questions answered Two Area 51 experts explain all you need to know about the Nevada Air Force base after a joke Facebook event promises to "storm" and raid Area 51.        ...
2019-07-17 17:16

Pledge who chugged liquor at frat 'Bible study' event was 'dead man walking', toxicologist says A toxicologist has testified that a fraternity pledge was a "dead man walking" after chugging liquor during a hazing event.        ...
2019-07-17 17:16

Take a look inside a Charles Manson murder house on the market for $1.98M The house of Leno and LaBianca Rosemary is back on the market almost 50 years after they were murdered by the cult serial killer and his followers.        ...
2019-07-17 17:16

Shiori Ito on speaking about sexual assault in Japan: 'I felt lonely' Japanese journalist Shiori Ito and South Korean prosecutor Seo Ji-hyun discuss the impact #MeToo had in their countries while they were battling sexual assault and harrassment cases. (July 17)        ...
2019-07-17 17:16

|MalemawarnsRamaphosa:Don’toutsourceyourauthoritytoacabal Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema told President Cyril Ramaphosa, "We fought former president Jacob Zuma because he outsourced his power to one family and undermined state organisations. We will not allow you to do the same."...
2019-07-17 17:32

|Howmovingtoacheaperneighbourhoodhelpedmepayoffmydebtin2years-investmentexpert Most consumers are not only failing to save any money at all, but are continuing to live beyond their means and falling into debt, explains an investment associate at Cannon Asset Managers....
2019-07-17 17:32

|Ex-PICheadMatjiladeniesR5mbribe,sayshewouldwelcomeinvestigation The former CEO of state-run asset manager the Public Investment Corporation has denied receiving a R5m bribe in April 2017 for allegedly facilitating further funding for VBS Mutual Bank....
2019-07-17 17:32