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The e-commerce giant's Upskilling 2025 pledge promises to give 100 000 employees access to training for in-demand jobs and “highly skilled roles within or outside of Amazon” in the...

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‘Boob, nipple, everything’: Topless woman photobombs family’s vacation pic Forget photobombs — now you’ve got to watch out for photoboobs. A Texas mother was stunned when she looked through her family’s vacation photos — and found a woman flashing her breasts behind them. Monica Davila said she had &...
2019-07-17 04:48

Tencent-backed live-streaming firm DouYu prices U.S. IPO at low end of range DouYu International Holdings Ltd , China's largest live-streaming platform, on Tuesday said it sold $775 million in stock at a $3.73 billion valuation after pricing its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of an indicative range....
2019-07-17 05:00

Asia shares slip, dollar gains as sterling slides Asian shares drifted lower on Wednesday after a lacklustre performance by Wall Street, while the dollar got a lift from robust U.S. retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound....
2019-07-17 05:00

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

Rubik's Cube solved by deep learning algorithm in fraction of a second Artificial intelligence, which may at some point automate your job and can already defeat professionals in six-player poker, is now able to solve Rubik's Cube faster than any human....
2019-07-17 05:00

Pete Alonso's Charming "English Muffin" Quote, Like Most Precious Things In Life, Was A Sham Before Mets slugger Pete Alonso participated in the Home Run Derby during the all-star break, he earned a little moment with this seemingly off-the-cuff quip: “It doesn’t matter how much jelly you have in the jar, it’s about how you spread it on your...
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

Watch Beyoncé and Blue Ivy Roar in The Lion King's ''Spirit'' Music Video Can you feel the love from the Beyhive tonight? After much anticipation, Beyoncé released the official music video for "Spirit," a new song featured on The Lion King......
2019-07-17 05:32

All the Details on Sarah Hyland's Massive Diamond Engagement Ring From Wells Adams Wells Adams put a ring on it! The former Bachelorette star shared the exciting news on Tuesday evening that he and Sarah Hyland are officially engaged. "I'll be Johnny, you be......
2019-07-17 05:32

US House condemns Trump's 'racist comments' The US House has passed a resolution condemning President Trump for racist comments against four congresswomen. Trump's tweets over the past several days have consumed debate in Washington....
2019-07-17 05:32

French Parliament approves Notre Dame restoration bill President Emmanuel Macron succeeded in obtaining a blueprint for Notre Dame's restoration, which could pave the way for his controversial plan to replace the spire with a "modern" design....
2019-07-17 05:32

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

Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing....
2019-07-17 06:00

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
2019-07-17 06:00

Prosecutors accuse MS-13 of 7 'medieval-style' slayings, including cutting heart out of rival Los Angeles MS-13 gang members were charged Tuesday with the “medieval-style” slayings of seven people, including a rival gang member who had his heart cut out of his chest....
2019-07-17 06:16

Internal battle over Purple Heart trademark leaves wounded veterans in its wake A legal battle over the rights to the Purple Heart trademark has split two sister organizations tasked by Congress with providing services and funding to veterans who were wounded in combat....
2019-07-17 06:16

Video captures moments before fatal Dallas plane crash Recently released video shows the final moments of the doomed plane that crashed in Dallas last month, killing all 10 people on board, including two teenagers and their parents. Closed-circuit cameras outside the Addison Airport captured the private ...
2019-07-17 06:32

Small plane crash-lands near Ocean City, Maryland beach A small plane crash-landed in the water near Ocean City, Maryland, on Tuesday evening, a report said. The plane splashed down soon after 6 p.m. between 21st and 22nd Street in the beach town, Baltimore’s NBC affiliate reported. It was not immed...
2019-07-17 06:32

CNN What Are You Doing??? CNN, a nominally respectable cable news network, invited an honest-to-god neo-Nazi on air today to represent those who think racism is good, actually, as part of a discussion about the president’s most recent racist meltdown. This is truly baffling, ...
2019-07-17 06:48

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty; Singapore exports tumble U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
2019-07-17 06:48

CC Sabathia’s fire was needed Yankees spark: ‘Never gonna back down’ CC Sabathia called it a “misunderstanding.” Avisail Garcia said “nothing happened.” Their odd narratives of what transpired after Sabathia struck out the Rays’ right fielder looking to end the top of the sixth notwithstanding, the two ended up yellin...
2019-07-17 06:48

Yankees’ bats deliver dramatic win after tempers flare Four outs away from another defeat — one that would be pinned on a lack of hitting, especially in the clutch — the Yankees’ bats woke up from a summer slumber. Aaron Judge’s two-run bolt to right off Colin Poche pushed the Yankees ahead of the Rays i...
2019-07-17 06:48

Kia Telluride The Telluride, introduced as a boxy concept at the 2016 Detroit auto show, made a glitzy pit stop during New York Fashion Week in September before its formal auto show debut in Detroit....
2019-07-17 07:00

Toyota Yaris sedan Unrelated to the hatchback version, the Yaris sedan gets a mild freshening this fall for the 2019 model year, with a new grille, fog lights on some trims and optional features such as automatic LED headlights....
2019-07-17 07:00

Chevrolet Blazer The resurrected SUV-turned-crossover has been designed to complement recent vehicle updates in Chevrolet?s lineup but with a more aggressive, sculpted look....
2019-07-17 07:00

Today in History for July 17th Highlights of this day in history: TWA Flight 800 explodes; Russia's royal family executed; Disneyland opens; Nicaragua's Somoza goes into exile; Apollo and Soyuz link up in space; Baseball's Ty Cobb and jazz great John Coltrane die. ...
2019-07-17 07:16

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

California gang members charged in L.A. machete murders, racketeering Twenty-two Los Angeles members of the notorious MS-13 gang with nicknames such as "Desastre" and "Lucifer" have been charged with running a criminal racketeering enterprise enforced with a string of murders, some by machete, prosecutors said on Tuesd...
2019-07-17 07:16

'Simply seeing green spaces' may help reduce cravings Access to a view of greenery from the comfort of your home reduces the frequency and intensity of cravings for alcohol, unhealthful food, and tobacco....
2019-07-17 07:48

Move over record heat, it’s storm season TUCSON – Well we finally hit 110 degrees in Tucson today for the hottest day of the year. This was good enough to tie the record also reached back in 1998. Too hot! Tucson reaches the hottest temperature of year! #AZwx #KVOAwx pic.twitter.com/...
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

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

"What's Your Ethnicity," Top Aide Asked Reporter, Defending Trump Tweet Kellyanne Conway, responding to a reporter's question Tuesday about President Donald Trump's racist tweet toward four Democratic congresswomen, asked the journalist: "What's your ethnicity?"...
2019-07-17 08:01

Donald Trump Refuses To Criticise Turkey Over Russia Missile Deal US President Donald Trump declined Tuesday to criticize Turkey's acquisition of a Russian missile system assailed by the Pentagon and NATO, making no mention of sanctions Washington had threatened......
2019-07-17 08:01

London Mayor Rejects Plans For 1000-Feet High 'Tulip' Skyscraper London Mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked a plan for the construction of a 1000-ft-high tower, known as the 'Tulip', saying that the high-rise would be of "limited" public benefit and would be "detrimental"......
2019-07-17 08:01

Pernell Whitaker’s death dredges up memory of tragic anniversaries When Kathy Duva heard Hall of Fame boxer Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker was killed Sunday night after being hit by a car in Virginia Beach, Va., her first thought was, “I hate July.” Whitaker’s tragic death comes on the 10th anniversary of one of the m...
2019-07-17 08:16

Small quake hits Mexico City, no damage reported A small earthquake struck central Mexico City on Tuesday night, jolting office towers and apartment buildings in the sprawling metropolis, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage....
2019-07-17 08:16

Sprint says hackers used Samsung’s website to access customer account data In late June, hackers managed to access an unknown number of Sprint accounts by exploiting a security loophole on Samsung’s “add a line” website, according to a new report from ZDNet. According to Sprint, which sent out a letter to ...
2019-07-17 08:16

Tesla finally did something about its convoluted lineup Tesla’s product line has become a bit convoluted in recent months, which is somewhat odd given that the company only sells three types of vehicles. For reasons that are difficult to explain, Tesla in 2019 made a habit of tweaking its pricing an...
2019-07-17 08:16

Offshore wind auction could raise millions for Queen Crown Estate holds rights to seabeds around British Isles for wind and wave powerThe Queen’s property managers will this week set out terms for the world’s biggest offshore wind auction in a decade.Industry experts expect the complex bidding process ...
2019-07-17 08:32

What to Know About Private Prisons Amid the U.S. Border Crisis Private prisons are the $4 billion industry at the intersection of debates in the U.S. over illegal immigration and governmental approaches to drug violations. Prison corporations now are being targeted for reproval by lenders and candidates hoping t...
2019-07-17 08:32

Trump Administration Plans To Increase Merit-Based Immigration To 57% The Donald Trump administration in the US is proposing a nearly five-fold increase in merit-based legal immigration and half those based on family and humanitarian system, in an effort to overhaul the......
2019-07-17 08:48

Adam Lallana's new Liverpool role brings fresh battle after two years of injury hell The disappointment of two consecutive injury-hit seasons might have been easier to take for Adam Lallana had they not also featured the loss of several routes to regular football....
2019-07-17 08:48

Elon Musk's Neuralink Says It's Created Brain-Reading 'Threads,' Surgical Robot That Inserts Them On Tuesday evening in San Francisco, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally shed some light on what Neuralink, his company that has raised $158 million to develop “ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers,” has be...
2019-07-17 08:48

Has Halle Bailey’s Prince Been Found? Singer Harry Styles Is Said to Be Disney’s Pick to Play Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid Word has it that singer Harry Styles of boy band One Direction fame is in talks to be cast as Prince Eric to Halle Bailey’s Ariel in the Disney live-action remake of The Little Mermaid....
2019-07-17 08:48

Nipsey Hussle Still Under Investigation for Gang Affiliations Despite being hailed by the Los Angeles Police Department as a community leader who invested in the youth and created countless opportunities for residents of South Los Angeles, Nipsey Hussle was reportedly under investigation for his gang affiliatio...
2019-07-17 08:48

Proving ‘Diversity & Inclusion’ Are in Fashion, Chanel Hires Its 1st Head of D & I—but Not a Person of Color Often, the best way to confront a scandal is to avoid creating one in the first place. After a flurry of major brands—including Gucci, Prada and H&M—quickly scrambled to create diversity-focused positions, boards and initiatives following major g...
2019-07-17 08:48

How consumers rank the top delivery services in the US — and how they stack up against the growing threat of Amazon (AMZN, FDX, USD) The transportation and logistics industry is undergoing a massive shift as a result of surging deliveries. Daily parcel volumes are higher than ever before — but so are customers’ expectations for cheap and fast fulfillment. BI Intellige...
2019-07-17 08:48

Wells Adams and Sarah Hyland are engaged. Here's everything you need to know about their love story. AP/Evan Agostini Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams' flirting started on Twitter. The "Modern Family" star and the former "Bachelorette" contestant made their relationship Instagram official in 2017. They've since moved in together. They announced their e...
2019-07-17 08:48

Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams are engaged after almost 2 years of dating Rachel Murray/Getty Images Wells Adam and Sarah Hyland announced their engagement Tuesday. The couple met on social media and began dating nearly two years ago in October 2017. After nearly a year of dating, the couple moved in together in August 20...
2019-07-17 08:48

Prime Day promo: Amazon will pay you $10 for more data collection A browser extension from Amazon is being touted on Prime Day for a $10 discount. It's a tool to let Amazon hit you up on desktop with more offers.       ...
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

"Committed To Ensure Justice For All": Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said that the state government is committed to frame good laws in order to ensure justice for all....
2019-07-17 09:16

Over 2 Lakh Pilgrims Undertake Amarnath Yatra in July, Breaks Record With over two lakh pilgrims performing the Amarnath Yatra in the past 16 days, officials said it was the highest number to visit the Himalayan cave shrine during the first forthright in the last four......
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

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

Valkyrie British GP debut was "two fingers" to Aston Martin critics Aston Martin's first public run of the Valkyrie hypercar it developed with Red Bull was chosen for the British Grand Prix partly to give "two fingers" to the company's critics...
2019-07-17 09:32

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. The Merkel-ally has struggled to connect with the public since taking over as head of the Christian Democrats (CDU) last year....
2019-07-17 10:16

Lotterer leaves DS Techeetah Formula E squad Andre Lotterer has left the DS Techeetah Formula E team and has been heavily linked with a move to the Porsche squad that is joining the championship next season...
2019-07-17 10:16

DJI teases arrival of new lightweight Ronin gimbal After the launch of DJI’s Ronin-S gimbal at CES 2018, it became a must-have accessory for the serious videographer. But, if you’ve ever used one you’ll know that it’s heavy, making it uncomfortable to use through a full da...
2019-07-17 10:32

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

Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants you to type on your iPhone using your brain At its presentation today at the California Academy of Sciences, Elon Musk‘s brain-computer interface company Neuralink revealed its plans to begin human trials of its neuron-reading technology next year. But what is it good for? The company has big ...
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

Pakistan Has Arrested the Suspected Mastermind of the Mumbai Attacks, Days Before Prime Minister Visits U.S. (MULTAN, Pakistan) — Pakistani authorities say they have arrested a radical cleric and U.S.-wanted terror suspect blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, just days ahead of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s trip to Washington. Counterterrorism offi...
2019-07-17 11:32

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

Amazon to Overhaul Marketplace Terms as Part of German Settlement Amazon.com has agreed to change the terms of service on its platforms for third-party sellers around the world, following an investigation in Germany into the e-commerce giant’s practices in its fast-growing marketplace segment....
2019-07-17 11:32

Tech's modern-day 'Yellow Peril' scare is just the same old racism | Frank H Wu Claims by Peter Thiel of a Chinese fifth column within Google stoke paranoia against Asian Americans and threaten to ruin the economy – and our democracyThe billionaire investor Peter Thiel has accused Google of “treason” and called for a law enforce...
2019-07-17 11:48

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband fears she will be forced to confess British-Iranian woman held by Revolutionary Guards in mental hospital in TehranThe husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman detained in Tehran, says he is becoming increasingly worried she is being pressured to sign a forced co...
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

Ubisoft announces all 100+ games coming to its Uplay+ subscription service When it comes to delivering content to consumers, subscription services are the hottest trend. Whether it’s TV shows or live TV packages or video games, there’s a company out there that wants you to pay a monthly fee to access what they h...
2019-07-17 12:00

Cycling: Enraged Pinot ready to fight back on the Tour Thibaut Pinot is ready to use his rage to surge back into contention on the Tour de France as the race heads to his favorite terrain, the mountains. The Frenchman was the best placed of the pre-race favorites on Monday when he was caught at the wr...
2019-07-17 12:16

Basketball: Simmons opts out of World Cup in blow for Australia Australia's hopes of claiming a maiden basketball World Cup have been dealt a blow, with Ben Simmons opting out of the tournament to focus on his NBA preparations....
2019-07-17 12:16

Feds confirm ‘Ice Bae’ is a CBP officer, is free to use social media The US Customs and Border Protection agency has confirmed #IceBae’s status as a CBP officer, telling The Post in an email that it has no problem whatsoever with her newfound fame — and that she can tweet as many photos as she wants....
2019-07-17 12:16

Ocasio-Cortez gets new 2020 challenger: a Republican immigrant from Jamaica Scherie Murray, a New York businesswoman who immigrated from Jamaica as a child and is active in state Republican politics, is launching a campaign Wednesday for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Fox News has le...
2019-07-17 12:16

Hannity says Biden 'sucking up' to AOC and the party's radicals Fox News' Sean Hannity mocked Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden Tuesday for "sucking up" too Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., recently even though the congresswoman hasn't spoken well of the former vice president in the past....
2019-07-17 12:16

The Warm-Up: ‘Destroy his career’ – Agent Trippier sent on Beckham revenge mission "He’s waited 21 long years, but finally an opportunity has arrived for David Beckham to get revenge on Diego Simeone. And it’s all thanks to Kieran Trippier, as Ben Snowball explains…"...
2019-07-17 12:32

Will Deport Illegal Immigrants From All Parts Of Country: Amit Shah The government will identify illegal immigrants staying in any part of the country and deport them as per international law, Home Minister Amit Shah said in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 12:32

Kulbhushan Jadhav: 5 Facts On The Indian On Death Row In Pakistan India's appeal against the death sentence handed to former Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan will be decided at 6.30 pm IST by the International Court of Justice in The Hague in the......
2019-07-17 12:32

Over 5,000 People Lodged In Relief Camps In Flood-Hit Mizoram Over 5,000 people were lodged in relief camps and more than 4,000 people were being evacuated in Mizoram following floods triggered by heavy rain for the last seven days, officials said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 12:32

Akhilesh Yadav Forms Panel To Probe "Fake Cases" Against Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav has constituted a 21-member committee, led by leader of opposition in the Legislative Council Ahmad Hasan, to probe "fake cases" registered against party MP......
2019-07-17 12:32

Stand By Decision, Won't Attend Assembly, Say Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers Hailing the Supreme Court direction on Karnataka political crisis, rebel Congress-JDS lawmakers camping in Mumbai said there is no question of going back on their resignations from the Assembly or......
2019-07-17 12:32

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

‘Sammy’ the bald eagle stolen from Long Island sanctuary Police who responded to the scene determined the wildlife thief cut into the enclosure and pulled back fencing to grab the bird, Quogue Police said in a press release....
2019-07-17 13:16

10 players to watch this week at the British Open at Royal Portrush The 2019 British Open begins Thursday on a largely untested course at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Here are 10 players to watch this week.       ...
2019-07-17 13:16

North and South Korea to meet in 2022 World Cup qualifiers North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer's 2022 World Cup       ...
2019-07-17 13:16

Hong Kong elders march in support of young demonstrators Some 2,000 Hong Kong senior citizens, including a popular actress, are marching in a show of support for youths at the forefront of monthlong protests against a contentious extradition bill in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory...
2019-07-17 13:32

Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future’ Ford and other companies say the industry overestimated the arrival of autonomous vehicles, which still struggle to anticipate what other drivers and pedestrians will do....
2019-07-17 13:32

Acacia's North Mara mine ordered to stop using tailings storage facility Acacia Mining said on Wednesday that Tanzania has ordered it to stop using tailing storage facility at its North Mara mine due to failure to contain and prevent seepage....
2019-07-17 13:48

Special relationship 2.0: what's next for the transatlantic affair? If Boris Johnson makes it to No10, securing a US-UK trade deal will be top of his agenda - but his White House pal is hard to seduce. Philip Delves Broughton tests the limits of the new special relationship...
2019-07-17 14:16

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2019: Score Deals on Fall Trends Now We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. OK,......
2019-07-17 14:16

Tottenham confirm pre-season tour squad with Christian Eriksen in but Danny Rose left behind to find new club Tottenham have confirmed their squad for their pre-season International Champions Cup matches, with wantaway star Christian Eriksen included by Danny Rose left behind....
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

Gold Price Edges Lower To Rs 35,500 Per 10 Grams Amid Low Demand Gold prices in Delhi fell by Rs 70 per 10 grams to Rs 35,500 per 10 grams on Wednesday, amid low demand from jewellers and weakness in the global markets. With the mild loss on Wednesday, the price of......
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

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

Virginia woman pleads no contest in toddler toilet death ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — A Virginia woman has pleaded no contest to charges in the death of her 1-year-old daughter who was found unresponsive lying in a toilet bowl. The Roanoke Times reports 30-year-old Tabitha Danielle Amos entered the plea Tuesday to c...
2019-07-17 15:00

Tupac superfan ousted from government job after constant emails about slain rapper Only God can judge him — but the governor of Iowa can fire him. A Tupac Shakur superfan who worked as the director of Iowa’s social services agency was forced out of the position last month after two years of sending emails to other workers about the...
2019-07-17 15:00

American Citizenship Is Not Whites-Only Donald Trump evoked an old racist trope in telling four American congresswomen of color to “go back” to their own countries. The Constitution says otherwise....
2019-07-17 15:00

Japan's Answer to Its Pension Problems: Invest Like the U.S. An official report advising Japanese couples to save at least $185,000 for retirement has shaken up an election race and triggered a wave of interest in investing in a country where retirees have long counted chiefly on state pensions....
2019-07-17 15:00

UPDATE 1-Abbott beats profit estimates, raises FY forecast on diabetes device strength Abbott Laboratories beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday and raised its full-year adjusted earnings forecast, driven by demand for its FreeStyle Libre blood sugar monitoring device....
2019-07-17 15:01

Fifth Wall raises $503 mln from property owners seeking tech edge Fifth Wall, a venture capital firm focused on real estate technology, raised $503 million from a group of 50 large U.S., European and Asian property owners who will provide a market for the start-ups and their products it invests in....
2019-07-17 15:01

UPDATE 1-Merck's treatment for urinary, abdominal infections gets FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Merck & Co Inc's combination treatment for complicated forms of urinary tract and abdominal infections, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 15:01

UPDATE 1-South African subsidiary of carmaker Ford to add 1,200 jobs The South African unit of Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would hire an additional 1,200 staff at one of its local assembly plants, an increase of over 25 percent, to add an extra shift and raise production....
2019-07-17 15:01

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to Supermax prison to avoid a third Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell....
2019-07-17 15:01

Man who threatened to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students faces sentencing An Arizona man faces sentencing on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at its first commencement ceremony for African-Americans, saying he wanted to "end their pro-black agenda."...
2019-07-17 15:01

New video shows Apple’s leaked iPhone 11 models like never before There are at least half a dozen new flagship Android smartphones set to be released in the coming months, and each one is more exciting than the last. We’ve got the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ coming in just a few weeks, and Huawei’...
2019-07-17 15:16

What Happens When Reproductive Tech Like IVF Goes Awry? Opinion: Freezers fail. Samples are mislabeled. Embryos get switched. But a lack of regulation leaves those harmed by such negligence without clear recourse....
2019-07-17 15:16

Carlin Dunne's Mother Speaks Against Banning Motorcycles On Pikes Peak After Ducati rider Carlin Dunne's tragic death at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, there have been reports about the future of motorcycle racing at Pikes Peak under question....
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

MG ZS EV: first 1000 UK buyers receive £7000 discount Company will match UK government plug-in car grant, meaning early examples cost just £21,495 MG has revealed that UK prices for launch editions of its first fully electric model, the ZS EV, will be significantly less than both the Hyundai Kona Elec...
2019-07-17 15:16

CVS Health, Ocusoft eye drops added to nationwide recall because they may not be sterile Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled 30 CVS Health eye drops and ointments, 15 Ocusoft products and other eye items because they may not be sterile.       ...
2019-07-17 15:48

Actually, losing 'Friends' and 'The Office' won't hurt Netflix Netflix has been in the news because in a relatively short time, it will lose The Office and Friends, two of its most-watched shows.       ...
2019-07-17 15:48

Pinterest wants your video You'll need business profile, but anyone can get one, and to upload vertical videos that can be played without sound. Subtitles a help, company says.       ...
2019-07-17 15:48

Five reasons why European stocks could see a rough end to the year Overly optimistic expectations about trade tensions and monetary stimulus coupled with Brexit and Italy's spending plans could shake European stocks, four analysts have told CNBC....
2019-07-17 15:48

The last time the S&P 500 looked like this, it had a wild rest of the year The S&P 500's performance this year has a striking resemblance to the performance of the S&P 500 in 1998, and if history is any guide, the rest of the year could be volatile....
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

Microdosing psychedelics: Does the evidence live up to the hype? What is the practice of microdosing psychedelic drugs? Does it have any real benefits? Do studies support its therapeutic use? New research investigates....
2019-07-17 15:48

Why these shoppers regret their Amazon Prime Day purchases Amazon Prime Day is over, which means your buyer's remorse might be sinking in. But you're not alone. Here are some tips for what to do next, including course-correcting your finances....
2019-07-17 15:48

Kulbhushan Jadhav Order To Be In India's Favour: Sarabjit Singh's Sister Dalbir Kaur, the sister of Sarabjit Singh who was sentenced to death in Pakistan over terrorism charges, said that she "fully believed that the International Court of Justice's verdict in Kulbhushan......
2019-07-17 16:00

In Central Govt Jobs Representation Of SC, ST More Than Reservation Limit "However", he added, "reservation of Other Backward Classes (OBC) has shown an increasing trend since it started in September, 1993. As per available information, representation of OBCs, as on......
2019-07-17 16:00

16-Judge Bench To Deliver Verdict On Kulbhushan Jadhav At 6:30 pm Today The International Court of Justice at The Hague will deliver its verdict at 6:30 pm today on India's appeal against the death sentence given to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav by a Pakistani......
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

Elvie’s sleek tech for new mothers is breaking taboos in women’s health Five years ago, global funding for the femtech sector had barely reached $100 million total. But now the femtech industry is set to see a huge increase with more than $400 million funneling in — the largest amount of funding the industry has ever rec...
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

Chinese Esports Group Backed by Tencent Raises $775 Million in U.S. IPO Chinese video-streaming service DouYu raised $775 million in its IPO, capitalizing on the growing popularity of watching others play games on the internet....
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

Prized defender De Ligt undergoing medical with Juventus Defender Matthijs de Ligt is undergoing medical exams with Juventus ahead of an expected 70 million euros ($80 million) transfer from Ajax       ...
2019-07-17 16:16

Today's Dylan Dreyer Is Pregnant 3 Months After Opening Up About Her Miscarriage Congratulations are in order for Dylan Dreyer! The meteorologist is pregnant! Dreyer shared she's expecting a baby boy with her husband, Brian Fichera, on Wednesday's episode of......
2019-07-17 16:16

Making sense of chaos? Algos scour social media for clues to crypto moves After months of relative calm in cryptocurrency markets, bitcoin exploded back into life in April with its sharpest price jump in over a year - but few people could convincingly explain why....
2019-07-17 16:32

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

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 16:32

Iowa agency director who hosted 'Tupac Fridays' for years asked to resign soon after mass rap lyrics email A 66-year-old Iowa state official was asked to resign last month days after he sent an agency-wide email to 4,300 employees highlighting lyrics from rap legend Tupac Shakur. ...
2019-07-17 16:32

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

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

Renault to invest $144M in Jiangling EV venture Renault, which has had a limited presence in China, is pushing ahead with an electrification strategy that includes a new battery-powered car and hybrid versions of three existing models....
2019-07-17 17:00

U.S., Japan eye possible small trade deal by Sept., report says An auto industry official said the deal could involve Japan offering U.S. farmers new access to its market in return for Washington reducing tariffs on certain Japanese auto parts, Reuters reported. The talks remain fluid....
2019-07-17 17:00

PM 'extremely concerned' for Nazanin after mental health ward move Theresa May has said she is "extremely concerned" about the welfare of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran after she was moved to a mental health ward....
2019-07-17 17:00

Stop monkeying around with our tax dollars Big Government lobbyists and entrenched bureaucrats are predictably hysterical about a common-sense congressional push to improve transparency and accountability about wasteful taxpayer-funded monkey experiments. They’re worried that once Congress se...
2019-07-17 17:00

Apollo moon rocks shed new light on Earth's volcanoes Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, scientists believe rock samples collected by Apollo astronauts could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth more accurately....
2019-07-17 17:16

What the Apollo 11 moon landing meant to America — and the world We have no accounts describing reactions to the first news of Magellan’s crew’s return, the signing of the Magna Carta, or the publication of the first book printed on movable type. More than likely, it was a day much like any other for nearly everyo...
2019-07-17 17:16

Most Americans think Trump’s ‘racist’ tweets are ‘un-American’: poll A majority – 59 percent – of Americans believe President Trump’s “go back” to where they came from comments about a quartet of minority Democrats is “un-American,” but Democrats and Republicans are deeply div...
2019-07-17 17:16

Ravi Shastri May Keep Job As Head Coach, Says BCCI Official Team India captain Virat Kohli and some of his boys are impressed with Ravi Shastri's style of functioning and want to retain him, a cricket board official told NDTV....
2019-07-17 17:16

British-Iranian Woman Is Moved From Tehran Jail to Psychiatric Hospital Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained since 2016, was transferred this week. Her family said they were concerned as she had been out of contact for days....
2019-07-17 17:16

Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of Iraq At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault....
2019-07-17 17:16

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

Prime Day extended: the Amazon Echo Dot is on sale for 50% off While Amazon Prime Day is officially over, there are still some hot deals that are available on the tech giant's site. Our favorite Prime Day extended sale is the Echo Dot smart speaker that's on sale for $22. That's a 50% discount and...
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

AP Top Stories July 17 Here's the latest for Wednesday July 17th: House votes to repudiate Trump; Republican Mark Sanford mulls presidential bid; more        ...
2019-07-17 17:16

|FerialHaffajee:5lessonsforbusinessfromZuma'sZondotestimony Former President Jacob Zuma’s testimony before the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture offers several important lessons for business - including that political contacts may no longer have the same clout they once did, says Ferial Haffajee....
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

|Nestléfindsnewwaytomakechocolatesweetwithoutaddingsugar Nestlé SA has found a way to create chocolate without adding any sugar, relying on leftover material from cocoa plants for sweetening as consumers look for natural and healthier fare....
2019-07-17 17:32

|TrumpsayshecouldimposemoreChinatariffsifhewants President Donald Trump reiterated that he could impose additional tariffs on Chinese imports if he wants, after promising to hold off on more duties in a trade-war truce he reached with China’s Xi Jinping last month....
2019-07-17 17:32

Sanders to Call for Rivals to Reject Money From Health Care Industry In a speech in Washington, Mr. Sanders will lay out his vision of “Medicare for all,” while saying all candidates should reject money from health care companies....
2019-07-17 17:32

5 Ways John Paul Stevens Made a Mark on the Supreme Court He was nominated to the Supreme Court by a Republican president, and even as Justice Stevens emerged as a leading liberal, President Gerald R. Ford remained a fan....
2019-07-17 17:32

El Chapo: Mexican drug lord sentenced to life in prison US district judge imposed life sentence plus 30 years at hearing in federal Brooklyn courtJoaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, was...
2019-07-17 17:32

FBI arrests 18 people in Sicily amid US-linked mafia investigation Suspects believed to be part of Inzerillo clan in the island’s capital Palermo and the allied New York-based Gambino familyItalian and US police have launched a coordinated crackdown on a Sicilian mafia family that was seeking to rebuild its power ba...
2019-07-17 17:32

'Overwhelming joy': birth of California condor chicks marks soaring comeback The birds, whose numbers once dropped to just 22 in the wild in the early 1980s, have two new chicks: Nos 1,000 and 1,001Nestled among the red-rock cliffs of Zion National Park and the Grand Canyon, California condor chicks No 1,000 and 1,001 blinked...
2019-07-17 17:32

Search for British author of 50-year-old message in a bottle washed up in Australia South Australian man and his son found the bottle, which was dropped from an ocean liner by 13-year-old boy Paul Gilmore in 1969A South Australian man is trying to find the British author of a message in a bottle he found off the SA coast, 50 years a...
2019-07-17 17:32

Democrats are right to condemn Trump’s racism, but they risk walking into his trap | Jonathan Freedland Trump is banking on his race-baiting winning him votes. Democrats will have to navigate a tricky course to stop himYou’d think it would happen all the time. Given how often they’re drawn from different parties, it should be routine for the US House o...
2019-07-17 17:32

‘The city has changed beyond all recognition': Derelict London – in pictures Paul Talling photographs the land of long-forgotten tube stations, burnt-out mansions and gently decaying factoriesDerelict London, all new edition, is published by Penguin Random House Continue reading......
2019-07-17 17:32

Passan: 10 things to watch in the two weeks prior to the MLB trade deadline From the aces who might move to the contenders that could go big, here's where the major players and teams stand as the countdown to the new single deadline heats up....
2019-07-17 17:48

John Elway, at a crossroads, needs answers for Broncos' future Since winning Super Bowl 50, Elway's Broncos have slid and fallen apart. Now Denver's beloved star faces real questions about his future with the team....
2019-07-17 17:48

Iran slams Britain for seizing tanker off Gibraltar A report by the Iranian government Wednesday said Britain violated international law this month when it captured the Grace 1 oil tanker, which was taken in international waters off the coast of Gibraltar....
2019-07-17 17:48

Voters Are Less Scared of Government Healthcare Than You Think Democratic supporters of the public option, which include Joe Biden but also Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand, fear more than anything the wrath of the imaginary Voter Who Would Die For Their Private Insurer. A new poll from Morning Consult revea...
2019-07-17 17:48

Land Rover Range Rover Sport Jaguar Land Rover's most technically advanced engine yet, a 3.0-liter inline-six with an electric supercharger and a 48-volt mild-hybrid system, makes its debut this spring in the 2019 Range Rover Sport....
2019-07-17 17:48

Bentley Continental GT As Bentley Motors awaits EPA certification of the redesigned Continental GT coupe and convertible with W-12 engines, V-8-powered versions will arrive first in the U.S....
2019-07-17 17:48

Jaguar XE When the revamped 2020 Jaguar XE sport sedan rolls into U.S. showrooms in summer 2019, it will be missing one of the most fuel-efficient engines available in a compact luxury sedan: the 2.0-liter turbodiesel EPA rated at 42 mpg on the highway....
2019-07-17 17:48

Toyota Prius/ Prius Prime The best-selling hybrid vehicle of all time was the first Toyota to move over to TNGA ? for the 2016 model year ? and an updated plug-in hybrid version showed up for 2017 (the Prime)....
2019-07-17 17:48

Kulbhushan Jadhav: UN court orders Pakistan to review Indian 'spy' death sentence The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty for the former Indian navy commander. New Delhi had complained of an unfair trial and sought the ICJ's intervention....
2019-07-17 17:48

Sebastien Haller's Premier League move not without risk Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt have lost one of their key strikers, albeit for a hefty fee from a Premier League team. Despite many positive aspects to the transfer, the move does send the wrong message....
2019-07-17 17:48

Rental bikes or e-scooters: Who will win Berlin's urban mobility battle? The German capital's fame as a cyclist's paradise has attracted many rental bikes companies. And now electric scooters have joined this fast-paced business race. The fight for this new market has started....
2019-07-17 17:48

Destruction of wetlands: swamp rats eating away at Louisiana's fragile coastline The US state of Louisiana has funded a program to slaughter nutria, or swamp rats, laying waste to the coastline. The animals eat the roots of swamp vegetation to the point they have no chance of growing back....
2019-07-17 17:48

Jailed British-Iranian Worker Sent To Hospital Psychiatric Ward In Tehran Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 18:00

Vietnam, China Embroiled In South China Sea Standoff Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, two......
2019-07-17 18:00

What rights do airplane passengers have? After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in the air? It turns out the answer is complicated....
2019-07-17 18:00

Domingo German, the Yankees’ Surprising Ace, Has an Ideally Flawed Mentor As he floundered last season, German sought out a stranger from his hometown in the Dominican Republic who knew all too well what it meant to stumble in the majors....
2019-07-17 18:00

Reports: Cardinals' Harrison facing assault charges Police in North Carolina issued a felony arrest warrant Wednesday for Arizona Cardinals tackle Desmond Harrison on charges of assault by strangulation and assault on a female, multiple outlets reported....
2019-07-17 18:00

Australia call on uncapped prop as injuries bite ahead of Bok duel Australia have called uncapped New South Wales Waratahs prop Harry Johnson-Holmes into their squad ahead of Saturday's Rugby Championship opener against South Africa at Ellis Park, but six players have been released by coach Michael Cheika....
2019-07-17 18:00

Comic-Con swings into 50th year with tributes to Stan Lee Comic-Con is a festive event, as an estimated 130,000 attendees descend on San Diego, many of them clad in colorful costumes. But part of this year's 50th edition of the annual gathering will have a somewhat more somber tone, marking the first conven...
2019-07-17 18:01

| Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison Once one of the world's most powerful and notorious criminals, Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was jailed for life - the mandatory sentence for a host of crimes spanning a quarter-century....
2019-07-17 18:16

Trump says US won't sell F-35 jets to Turkey, blames Obama for country's Russian missile system purchase President Trump has announced that the U.S. is going to halt sales of its F-35 stealth fighter jet to Turkey because the country received a new missile defense system from Russia – an exchange he claims was spurred by actions from the Obama administr...
2019-07-17 18:16

US-wanted terror suspect blamed for 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 arrested in Pakistan Pakistani authorities took Hafiz Saeed into custody in Punjab province on Wednesday while he was traveling from the eastern city of Lahore to the city of Gujranwala, according to counterterrorism official Mohammad Shafiq....
2019-07-17 18:16

Canada’s inflation rate falls to 2% in June thanks to gas price drop Inflation is right on the Bank of Canada's ideal target, meaning there's no pressure for the central bank to increase or cut interest rates based on consumer prices....
2019-07-17 18:32

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
2019-07-17 18:32

It’s Time to Remember Stephen Colbert’s Highly Amusing Interview With John Paul Stevens Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens died Tuesday, at the age of 99. He was the third-longest serving justice in history and as the world looks back on the decisions that he wrote during his long tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court, we are als...
2019-07-17 18:48

Here’s How the New Lion King Is Different From the Original With the new, live-action remake of Disney’s The Lion King out July 19, many nostalgic fans are wondering how director Jon Favreau has updated the beloved movie for 2019. There are some obvious distinctions between the animated 1994 original an...
2019-07-17 18:48

BMW iX3 The battery-electric variant of the X3 is expected to have a 270-hp electric motor and a 70 kilowatt-hour battery delivering a range of 250 miles. The iX3 could go into production in the second quarter of 2020....
2019-07-17 18:48

Porsche 935 The Porsche 935 pays homage to the Porsche 935/78 Le Mans race car, nicknamed Moby Dick for its elongated shape, oversized fairings and white base color....
2019-07-17 18:48

BMW X5 The performance X5 M50i is equipped with a 4.4-liter TwinPower Turbo V-8 engine with an eight-speed sport automatic transmission, all-wheel-drive and M performance features such as a sport differential, exhaust system and suspension tuning....
2019-07-17 18:48

VW Midsize pickup Volkswagen must decide whether to give U.S. dealers a next-generation Amarok ? essentially a rebadged body-on-frame Ford Ranger ? or a unibody pickup built in Chattanooga that is derived from the Atlas-based Tanoak concept....
2019-07-17 18:48

Aston Martin Valkyrie The hypercar developed with Red Bull Racing will be limited to just 150 units with an additional 25 designated only for track use when it arrives in 2019....
2019-07-17 18:48

From Satellites to the Moon and Mars, China Is Quickly Becoming a Space Superpower Nestled among the crimson dunes of China’s Gobi Desert, a warren of domes and squat white buildings rises from the parched earth. Inside is a research and educational facility for budding astronauts — and the latest manifestation of Beiji...
2019-07-17 19:00

International Court of Justice orders Pakistan to review death penalty for Indian accused of spying In a ruling delivered on Wednesday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Pakistan to review a death sentence handed down in the case of a former Indian Navy officer accused by Pakistan of spying, finding that the country’s authorities act...
2019-07-17 19:00

Princess Di reincarnated? TV host claims his son has iconic royal’s soul Even someone who believes in reincarnation couldn’t hope for this sort of cosmic luck. Billy Campbell, the 4-year-old son of Australian TV host David Campbell, tells his parents he has the soul of philanthropist and beloved global figure Princess Dia...
2019-07-17 19:00

Driver who transported missile that downed MH17 flight jailed Ukrainian security services have confirmed the driver of a truck that transported the missile which shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has been in jail since 2017....
2019-07-17 19:00

Ariana Grande concert bomber's brother extradited The brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester in 2017 has been extradited from Libya to the United Kingdom, according to a Libyan official....
2019-07-17 19:00

Man Utd starlet Mason Greenwood could start Chelsea opener, admits Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Mason Greenwood can solve Manchester United's problem position on the right wing – and admits the 17-year-old is now in contention to start the season against Chelsea....
2019-07-17 19:00

Killed By Crossovers: The Volkswagen Golf SportWagen and Golf Alltrack Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to mourn the passing of two of the better (also only) wagons still on the American market: the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen and its slightly lifted, Subaru-fighting sibling, the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack. There...
2019-07-17 19:16

Knock-Off Shop Busted for Making Fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis in Brazil Police in Brazil’s southern state of Santa Catarina have apparently just shut down a factory making knock-off Ferraris and Lamborghinis that, based on the photos, actually didn’t look terrible. That’s probably why they came up on the real companies’ ...
2019-07-17 19:16

Here's ZF's New Two-Speed Transmission for Electric Cars Pretty much all mainstream electric cars integrate their electric motors with single-speed, often 10:1-ish gear reductions, mostly because it’s cheap and easy, and it works. But now, the German transmission company that changed the industry with the ...
2019-07-17 19:16

Jake Marisnick Is Ready For This To Be Over The Astros played the Angels in Los Angeles last night, marking the first time Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick had to face Angels fans since knocking out Jonathan Lucroy with a brutal home-plate collision. He did not receive a warm reception....
2019-07-17 19:16

Infantino says African football will "significantly improve" with FIFA help "FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will \"significantly improve\" the sport on the continent."...
2019-07-17 19:32

Trump seen surrounded by cheerleaders at a 1992 party with Jeffrey Epstein NBC News aired the video, which it said was shot at the now-president’s Mar-a-Lago Club for a segment on the lifestyle of Trump, who was newly divorced....
2019-07-17 19:32

Mirror-owner reaches for the i's publisher The owner of the Daily Mirror and Daily Express has waded into the auction of the i and hundreds of regional titles in an effort to create a British newspaper powerhouse....
2019-07-17 19:32

Barry's Bootcamp x lululemon: Stronger as One collaboration is the ideal workout wardrobe update The collection has been designed with Barry's trainers to ensure it can withstand the intense 60-minute signature workout – in which you can burn up to 1000 calories...
2019-07-17 19:48

Trump team hails closure of Cohen hush-money case, as documents set for release President Trump’s legal team is declaring victory, as a federal judge said in a court order Wednesday that the investigation of hush-money payments arranged by Michael Cohen – which Cohen claims were at Trump’s direction – has come to an end....
2019-07-17 19:48

Boxing News at Five: Warrington has “nothing to gain” from fighting Stevenson, Whyte closes in on WBC title fight Josh Warrington isn't entertaining Shakur Stevenson's attempts to draw him into an IBF title fight, and Dillian Whyte gets WBC assurance The post Boxing News at Five: Warrington has “nothing to gain” from fighting Stevenson, Whyte closes in on WBC ti...
2019-07-17 19:48

Mercedes-Benz USA taps Struwe as CFO Christian Struwe is a 22-year veteran of Daimler and will lead finance and operations for MBUSA, which is in transition as Nicholas Speeks will take over as CEO in September....
2019-07-17 19:48

New York man finds missing anaconda in van dashboard A nine-foot anaconda was reportedly found hiding in its owner’s van Tuesday after it was thought to have escaped from a Long Island property earlier in the day, leading police and other agencies on a hunt for the missing serpent....
2019-07-17 19:48

Tech news roundup: Amazon Prime Day and the highest-rated workplaces of 2019 This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet stories include a breach of Sprint customers' data, notes from the Duo Security 2019 access report, and how execs are taking charge of digital transformation plans....
2019-07-17 19:48

Singapore hopes to groom data protection officers with training framework Government agency responsible for data protection legislation has released a competency framework and skills roadmap detailing skillsets data protection officers need, and expects more than 500 such professionals to benefit from a year-long pilot tra...
2019-07-17 19:48

Amazon touts record Prime Day 2019 sales, device sales and provides boost for e-commerce overall Amazon's 48 hour Prime Day sale drove the company's biggest day of new Prime sign-ups. Meanwhile, Adobe Analytics found Prime Day boosted retail sales overall....
2019-07-17 19:48

Tim and Stephen are streaming the impressive new Assassin’s Creed Odyssey DLC The Fate of Atlantis C Tim and Stephen are streaming the impressive new Assassin’s Creed Odyssey DLC The Fate of Atlantis Chapter 3, over on our Twitch channel. Join us in the chat to see it in action, or just to hang out. And as always, subscribe to us on Twitch for more ...
2019-07-17 20:16

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Is A Couch Co-Op Superhero Party Almost 10 years after the last game in the series, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order comes to Nintendo Switch this week. It feels like a throwback to the simple style of combat that I remember from games like X-Men Legends on the PlayStatio...
2019-07-17 20:16

Cosplaying Haikyuu’s Nishinoya May Have Improved My Volleyball Skills This weekend, I attended Blerdcon, a convention in Washington, D.C., aimed at black nerds of all ilks. There were beautiful black people everywhere, and it was absolutely amazing. The cosplay was wildly creative, spanning anime, video games, movies, ...
2019-07-17 20:16

Elon Musk wants to get inside your head. Literally. Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled another high-concept project, one that he says puts humans on a path to “symbiosis with artificial intelligence.” In other words, allow them to control......
2019-07-17 20:16

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns  Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations human rights expert on Wednesday urged the Government to immediately end its “crisis” approach to the i...
2019-07-17 20:32

Family Members of Boeing 737 Max Crash Victims Tell Congress to Strengthen FAA Safety Oversight Two men who lost family members in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet called on legislators to change Federal Aviation Administration procedures that let company employees perform safety inspections on aircraft as they’re bei...
2019-07-17 20:32

Amazon Faces Probe in Europe Over Third-Party Selling Amazon will face a formal EU antitrust investigation into its dealings with third-party merchants, expanding a multipronged regulatory push that has ensnared other Silicon Valley giants....
2019-07-17 20:32

Texas Showdown Flares Up Over Natural-Gas Waste A pipeline company is challenging Texas’ practice of allowing drillers to set unwanted natural gas on fire, in a case that could test state limits for how much of the fuel can legally go to waste....
2019-07-17 20:32

Amazing time-lapse video shows London Stadium transform from West Ham home to hosting Muse, MLB and athletics Premier League football will be back at London Stadium in less than a month, following a hectic summer in which West Ham United's home has played host to 250,000 spectators attending several other sporting and entertainment events....
2019-07-17 20:48

Uber wants to sell you Echos, AirPods and Oculus headsets Uber is taking its retail offerings up a notch. Last year, the company teamed up with Cargo to let drivers hawk goods ranging from snacks to phone chargers. Now, Uber and Cargo are hoping riders will buy more expensive products, like Amazon Echos, Ap...
2019-07-17 20:48

Summer boondocking gear: Car camping done right Earlier this year I was infected with the #vanlife bug. Well, more like the #overlanding bug in my case, but I've been camping and working from the road for over a month now. I get to soak up this country's natural splendor and scurry after...
2019-07-17 20:48

Dozens of whales stranded on Georgia island remain at sea after rescue effort by beachgoers Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
2019-07-17 20:48

Rescued California camper said she fled knife-wielding attacker A California Camper is found four days after she went missing in the remote White Mountains near the Nevada border. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
2019-07-17 20:48

A second GOP candidate says he won't have a solo meeting with any woman not his wife A second Republican man running for Mississippi governor said he won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional setting.        ...
2019-07-17 20:48

How hot dogs ended up on NASA's Apollo 11 moon mission National Hot Dog Day falls on the same week as the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, when astronauts consumed space sausages.        ...
2019-07-17 20:48

Plasma donations needed amid nationwide shortage (WBAL) A Baltimore-area mother is pleading for more plasma donors to come forward. A nationwide shortage has people living with immunodeficiency on edge. “People don’t know the diagnosis and therefore they don’t understand the treat...
2019-07-17 20:48

'The Trump effect': Foreign purchases of American homes plunge 36% as Chinese buyers flee Conditions in the U.S. housing market, along with tighter currency controls by the China, caused a stunning drop in foreign demand for American homes.       ...
2019-07-17 21:16

Trump and Epstein Partied and Commented on Women in 1992 Video The video provides a glimpse of Donald J. Trump in his element, sidling between a dance floor filled with N.F.L. cheerleaders and the sidelines at his Mar-a-Lago club....
2019-07-17 21:16

Humans could one day live inside lava tubes on the Moon Volcanic eruptions formed lava tubes on the moon’s surface, and Purdue University’s Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats team hopes they may be durable enough for human habitats.       ...
2019-07-17 21:16

Instagrammers flock to toxic lake for selfies An industrial dump site in Siberia whose turquoise lake resembles a tropical paradise has become a magnet for Instagrammers.       ...
2019-07-17 21:16

True Thompson Is the Real Star of Khloe Kardashian's Makeup Tutorial Video Khloe Kardashian's daughter True Thompson steals the show in her mom's new makeup tutorial video for Vogue. In the footage, posted on Wednesday, the Keeping Up With the......
2019-07-17 21:16

Carole Radziwill Opens Up About Bethenny Frankel and Why She Left The Real Housewives of New York City The Real Housewives of New York City season 10 featured the demise of the friendship between Bethenny Frankel and Carole Radziwill for all the world to see. But Carole stopped by The Jenny......
2019-07-17 21:16

Philips acquires Boston start-up Medumo to help hospitals communicate with patients Philips has acquired a start-up that texts you about your poop. That's Medumo, a Boston-based company, which works with hospitals to guide their patients through common procedures....
2019-07-17 21:16

Maintaining or starting exercise in middle age tied to longer life (Reuters Health) - Even if they were inactive during their younger years, middle aged and older adults who get at least the minimum recommended amount of exercise each week may live longer than their sedentary counterparts, suggests a large UK study....
2019-07-17 21:32

'War zone': Ebola virus declared a global health emergency after outbreak in Congo While the risk of Ebola spreading within the region remains high, the risk of it spreading outside the region is low.        ...
2019-07-17 21:48

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested in London Hundreds of demonstrators set up camp across the UK, disrupting traffic and concrete production. The second day of a week long nationwide protest demands more action on climate change from the British government....
2019-07-17 21:48

Senate Approves Tax Treaties for First Time in Decade Pressure from business groups — and the triumph of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky over his junior partner, Rand Paul — spurred lawmakers to approve updates to the international treaties....
2019-07-17 21:48

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO Organisation calls for more funds as 2,512 cases are confirmed in the regionThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization has declared, calling for more...
2019-07-17 21:48

Manmade Antarctic snowstorm 'could save coastal cities from rising seas' Blowing trillions of tonnes of snow on to ice sheet could halt its collapse, researchers saySpraying trillions of tons of snow over west Antarctica could halt the ice sheet’s collapse and save coastal cities across the world from sea level rise, acco...
2019-07-17 21:48

Caleb Ewan wins Tour de France stage 11 as Julian Alaphilippe stays in yellow • Ewan pips Groenewegen in mass sprint to win in Toulouse • Alaphilippe retains his overall Tour de France leadCaleb Ewan finally achieved his Tour de France breakthrough win in the boulevards of Toulouse, despite the Australian’s usual lead-out man,...
2019-07-17 21:48

Rory McIlroy keeps focus on bigger picture before Open homecoming McIlroy will contest The Open at childhood course Royal Portrush, but is keen to emphasise the wider context of a major being played in Northern IrelandWhen Rory McIlroy says he is treating this like any other Open Championship it is not really clear...
2019-07-17 21:48

Chance the Rapper was The Lion King's 'nostalgia consultant'. That's not the oddest movie credit From roach wrangler to orgy adviser, here are six surreal jobs you didn’t know the movies requiredChance the Rapper was brought on board The Lion King by Donald Glover as a “nostalgia consultant” – mostly, it seems, because he has been obsessed with ...
2019-07-17 21:48

Drink your salad: the rise of the savoury smoothie We’ve been putting veg in our smoothies for ages – but then sweetening them with fruits and milks. Now, on the back of the sugar-free movement, it’s time to go fully green Propelled by the sugar-free movement, it’s time to embrace – and imbibe – the ...
2019-07-17 21:48

New footage shows London Bridge terrorists confronted by police – video Newly released video shows police confronting three knife-wielding men during the 2017 London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack. The footage has been released as part of an inquests into the attacks. The inquest jury found police had lawfully s...
2019-07-17 21:48

How Beyonce's 'Lion King' 'Spirit' video shut down remote Grand Canyon waterfalls Here's how Beyonce pulled off a timely visit to shoot a "Lion King" music video at Havasu Falls, where permits are almost impossible to get.       ...
2019-07-17 21:48

Spotify launches a Disney Hub with music from Marvel and ‘Star Wars’ films Disney gets its own designated music hub on Spotify, including classic songs and scores from Marvel and 'Star Wars‘ films       ...
2019-07-17 21:48

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was among those who watched Babe Ruth call his shot One of the most iconic tales of baseball lore includes Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth allegedly calling his shot before hitting a home run during Game 3 of the 1932 World Series against the Chicago Cubs....
2019-07-17 22:00

Chilton fastest for Motorbase on final day of BTCC tyre test Motorbase Performance Ford Focus driver Tom Chilton went fastest on the final day of the British Touring Car Championship's annual two-day Dunlop tyre test at Snetterton...
2019-07-17 22:16

| SA player drain continues as Du Preez twins bid farewell The Sharks have confirmed the departures of Du Preez twins, Daniel and Jean-Luc, who will join their brother Robert jnr and their father Robert in leaving the union....
2019-07-17 22:16

Tupac-Obsessed Iowa Public Servant Resigns In Mystery The Iowa Department for Human Services provides services to the poor, children, senior citizens, and people with mental illness, addictions, or disabilities. Jerry Foxhoven, a retired law professor, was appointed to head up the agency in 2017, and un...
2019-07-17 22:16

Manny Machado Calls Eric Byrnes And Dan Plesac The "Biggest Tools Out There" Manny Machado, while lounging at home and watching MLB Network last night, decided to pop off his shirt, log into Instagram, and get some things off his chest. What followed was a solid three minutes of Machado shitting on MLB Network commentators Da...
2019-07-17 22:16

|ReprieveforMultiChoiceasZimapprovesforexpayments MultiChoice has received a reprieve from Zimbabwe's new restrictions on payments after the country’s central bank allowed the pay television network’s Zimbabwe operation to collect subscriptions in foreign currency....
2019-07-17 22:32

|RamaphosaworriedaboutretrenchmentsinSA President Cyril Ramaphosa said that Cabinet was concerned at reports of a go-slow at the ports, particularly in the Eastern Cape where operations nearly ground to a halt....
2019-07-17 22:32

Stand-up comedian Atsuko Okatsuka keeps set going right through an earthquake In times of crisis, we all hope that we would be able to remain calm instead of the more common response of widespread panic. But comedian Atsuko Okatsuka took things to the next level during the recent California earthquake at The Ice House in Pasad...
2019-07-17 22:32

Exclusive Avengers: Endgame Blu-Ray Clip: Scarlett Johansson on Black Widow’s Sacrifice Scarlett Johansson hasn’t had the best week but, coming off the near $3 billion success of Avengers: Endgame with a Black Widow solo movie coming up, it’s not all bad. Especially considering Black Widow (spoiler alert?) dies in Endgame and yet the ch...
2019-07-17 22:32

Don't Stop Paying Attention Just Because You're Waiting in Line Sometimes it’s important to remember that even at a modest pace, in a capable vehicle, off-roading can be every bit as dangerous as it looks. This Lexus GX losing power and hurtling backwards down one of Moab’s best-known wheeling spots is an example...
2019-07-17 22:32

Steering Is Important But So Is Not Mistaking the Throttle for the Brake Hackensack, New Jersey, is built along the Hackensack River, which is hazardous to drive in, except with an amphibious vehicle, which you don’t own. The Mercedes ML is also, it turns out, not an amphibious vehicle....
2019-07-17 22:32

RNC, ripping 'deafening silence' over desecrations, sends 73 American flags to top Dems The Republican National Committee is sending a not-so-subtle message to dozens of Democratic officials -- including presidential candidates and congressional leaders -- in a stated attempt to remind them of how blessed they are to live in the United ...
2019-07-17 22:32

Pelosi rips Trump bid to link Dems to ‘Squad,’ vows not to ‘waste our time on that’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back hard Wednesday against President Trump’s efforts to cast New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s progressive “squad” as the face of her party, now that the fractious caucus has united to condemn the president's...
2019-07-17 22:32

Trump orders flags at half-staff in memory of Justice John Paul Stevens In memory of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tuesday night at 99, President Trump ordered the American flag be flown at half-staff at the White House and other government facilities....
2019-07-17 22:32

How to dance it up with Gwendoline Christie in London With a new Prime Minister on the horizon, Brexit looming and a recent Women’s World Cup loss to the United States, world-weary Londoners need an escape from the headlines. Good thing for them then that the theater, for the most part, is here to nurse...
2019-07-17 22:32

VW drops last 2 wagon models sold in U.S. VW's American dealers will be wagonless for the first time since 1965 when output of the Golf SportWagen and Golf Alltrack wagons for the U.S. is discontinued at year end. The slow-selling two-wheel and all-wheel-drive wagons are victims of growing c...
2019-07-17 22:32

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico stop over protests sparked by political scandal "You may have been looking out your window or surveying your surroundings on the pool deck and noticed we were almost in San Juan" and turned around, the cruise line wrote passengers....
2019-07-17 22:48

New York has a poison ivy crisis A rash of poison ivy is choking the Big Apple, city data shows. Complaints about the itch-inducing creeper logged to the city’s 311 complaint line have nearly doubled in the past two years. Through June 15 of this year, there have been 130 poison ivy...
2019-07-17 22:48

El Chapo will never see his beauty-queen wife again Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is destined to live out his days at the country’s only supermax prison in Colorado — and he’ll never get to see his beauty-queen wife again, The Post has learned. “That’s where he’s ...
2019-07-17 22:48

Off-duty correction officer stabbed while trying to break up bar brawl A city correction officer was stabbed while trying to break up a brawl between a bouncer and a pair of unruly customers at a Brooklyn bar, law enforcement sources and officials said Wednesday. Jaheem Smith, 41, was off-duty and at Angry Wade’s ...
2019-07-17 22:48

Menstrual Cups Are Indeed a Safe Alternative to Tampons and Pads, Research Review Finds People who prefer using menstrual cups during their period can be reassured by a new study out this week. It suggests the products are cost-effective and environmentally friendly compared to tampons and pads, while still being safe and able to provid...
2019-07-17 22:48

Just When I Thought Twitter Did Something Good Like approximately 126 million other people, I willingly plunge my brain into the sewer that is Twitter every morning, expecting varying levels of awfulness until I surface around 6 or 7 pm from a platform that’s unwilling or unable to improve its us...
2019-07-17 22:48

FaceApp Probably Won't Destroy Society, But the Privacy Trade-Off Is Still Shady as Hell As our lives are increasingly lived online, what seems like an innocuous (or even silly) digital act can end up having serious privacy consequences. It’s a bleak reality that many are confronting once again thanks to a face-morphing app that ages the...
2019-07-17 22:48

The Flame-Throwing Drone Attachment of Your Nightmares Is Real (And for Sale) There was a time in our not-too-distant past when the idea of a personally piloted object that spits fire would seem totally batshit insane—in fact, it still seems batshit insane. But makeshift flame-throwing drones have been around for a minute, and...
2019-07-17 22:48

The Ideal Healthy Diet: Nutritional Values Of Roti And Rice Compared Carbs And Fats In Roti And Rice: When it comes to rice and roti, the debate goes on as to which is better and healthier? Eating either of them will not adversely affect your health, if consumed......
2019-07-17 23:00

Feds say Jeffrey Epstein's suspicious passport — his photo, different name — was used multiple times "The passport contains numerous ingress and egress stamps, including stamps that reflect use of the passport to enter France, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Saudi Arabia in the 1980s," prosecutors wrote....
2019-07-17 23:32

Know the risks: Travel advisories by country The U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories intended to help travelers understand the risks involved in visiting certain countries.       ...
2019-07-17 23:48

Hot dog fan? You can now stay in a 27-foot long Wienermobile on Airbnb In celebration of National Hot Dog Day Wednesday, Airbnb announced that an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will be available to book on the rental website.       ...
2019-07-17 23:48

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divisions....
2019-07-17 23:48

LAPD cop busted for rape after ‘cold’ DNA match: prosecutors A 10-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department was busted for raping two women after he was accused of one assault — and his DNA then matched a second case from years ago, officials said Wednesday. Officer William Rodriguez, 33 — who was most...
2019-07-17 23:48

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared global health emergency The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people....
2019-07-17 23:48

SeaWorld hits back after Virgin Holidays drops park from offerings Virgin Holidays will no longer offer tickets to tourist attractions featuring captive whales and dolphins — and SeaWorld fired back at the travel site for succumbing to “pressure from animal activists.” The travel company has announ...
2019-07-17 23:48

Queen Elizabeth’s jam supplier blamed for water shortage at English estate Queen Elizabeth II’s supplier of fruit preserves has found itself in a royal jam – amid a drop in water pressure in a neighboring estate, according to reports. Wilkin & Sons, a manufacturer of preserves and marmalades in Triptree, Essex, is accused o...
2019-07-17 23:48

IBM Q2 top expectations, but company says it'll outline Red Hat strategy Aug. 2 If you were looking for color on IBM's purchase of Red Hat you'll just have to wait. For the second quarter, IBM topped bottom line expectations with sales down 4.2%....
2019-07-17 23:48

Archie Panjabi: ‘Not getting on Eastenders didn’t turn out too badly’ Rejected by the soap three times, the British star was told an ‘Indian actress’ wouldn’t make it in Hollywood. Now she’s in demand both sides of the Atlantic ... just don’t ask about The Good WifeIt says a lot about British actor Archie Panjabi that ...
2019-07-17 23:48

Chimps go ape for cinema: is this the beginning of the end for mankind? New research shows chimpanzees bond quicker after watching films together. Time for Hollywood moguls to fetch the popcorn and head for the zoo – for everyone’s sakeFour years ago, while excavating the rainforest floor of Ivory Coast, archaeologists f...
2019-07-17 23:48

'I don't think you should launch Libra': US lawmakers hammer Facebook over currency House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intense questioning from US lawmakers over the future launch of its cryptocurrency project Libra, in a comb...
2019-07-18 00:16

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce in Irving, Texas, US, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (credit: Getty | Bl...
2019-07-18 00:16

New archaeological layer discovered at L’Anse aux Meadows Enlarge / Paul Ledger and Véronique Forbes examining the cultural horizon. (credit: Linus Girdland-Flink) L’Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland is famed for being a site where Norse travelers set up a colony hundreds of years before Europe at large be...
2019-07-18 00:16

Chance the Rapper Reveals Title, Release Date of Debut ‘Owbum’ on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon Despite mounds of evidence to the contrary, Chi-Town superhero Chance the Rapper refuses to call any of his previous releases “albums.” They’re mixtapes, dammit. He said what he said....
2019-07-18 00:16

Two Brilliant Siblings and the Curious Consolations of Math In “The Weil Conjectures,” Karen Olsson writes about her own love of math as well as the lives of the great mathematician André Weil and his sister, the philosopher and secular saint Simone Weil....
2019-07-18 00:16

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting Maduro online Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration against President Nicolás Maduro’s government...
2019-07-18 00:16

Netflix to roll out cheaper mobile-only plan in India Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it would roll out a lower-priced mobile-only plan in India, tapping into a price-sensitive market where data consumption on smartphones is surging....
2019-07-18 00:32

6-year-old girl who died after 'tragic' golf ball accident was 'full of joy and compassion' Aria Hill, who died in a freak golfing accident in Utah Monday morning, is described by family as loving and full of joy.        ...
2019-07-18 00:32

House kills resolution to impeach Donald Trump The House voted Wednesday to kill a resolution brought by Rep. Al Green to impeach President Donald Trump in response to a series of tweets Democrats are calling racist....
2019-07-18 00:32

Hundreds protest in New York after police officer avoids charges in chokehold case Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest a decision by the U.S. Department of Justice not to bring federal charges against a policeman accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014....
2019-07-18 00:32

'Habit' of workouts at consistent time of day tied to meeting activity goals (Reuters Health) - People who always work out at the same time of day get more exercise overall and are more likely to get the recommended minimum amounts of weekly activity, a small U.S. study suggests....
2019-07-18 00:48

McIlroy: Open's return to Northern Ireland 'bigger than me' Despite competing on home soil in Northern Ireland, Rory McIlroy said there's no added pressure to win this week's Open Championship at Royal Portrush....
2019-07-18 00:48

BNY Mellon vows to stem billions in outflows from index products BNY Mellon Corp's push to reinvigorate its money management business has yet to stem a continuous outflow of client cash from its $322 billion complex of index-based investment products....
2019-07-18 01:16

Safety Management System Of 5 Airlines Found Deficient: Centre Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has conducted safety audits of Air India Express, SpiceJet, AirAsia, IndiGo and GoAir and it found the implementation of their safety......
2019-07-18 01:16

"Priyanka Gandhi Should Command Congress At Critical Time": Party Leaders With the Congress facing uncertainty after Rahul Gandhi's resignation as party chief, voices within are growing in favour of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leading the party in critical times....
2019-07-18 01:16

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

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency by WHO More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone....
2019-07-18 01:16

'Today' meteorologist Dylan Dreyer reveals pregnancy after miscarriage The “Today” show meteorologist announced Wednesday she’s expecting her second child after revealing earlier this year that she had suffered a miscarriage....
2019-07-18 01:16

UK's Johnson declines to comment on plan to facilitate a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, favorite to be the next British prime minister, on Wednesday refused to say whether he would seek to shut Parliament to facilitate a no-deal Brexit but agreed such a plan could be convenient for him....
2019-07-18 01:32

Five years on, flight MH17 families call for justice Family members of those aboard the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 called on Wednesday for those responsible to be brought to justice, as they marked the fifth anniversary of the tragedy....
2019-07-18 01:32

Venezuela's debts to China, Russia would be restructured through Paris Club: Guaido advisor Loans to Venezuela from President Nicolas Maduro's allies Russia and China would be renegotiated though the Paris Club if Maduro leaves power, an advisor to the opposition said on Wednesday, responding to concerns about favorable treatment for the tw...
2019-07-18 01:32

Rahm hopes Irish connection propels him to 1st major title Jon Rahm seems to play his best golf when he comes to the island of Ireland, so he is full of confidence heading into the British Open at Royal Portrush this week        ...
2019-07-18 01:32

Poland plans tighter 5G security standards, may curtail Huawei Having already allowed Huawei gear into its early 5G networks, Poland is now mulling tightened security rules that could block the company in some areas.Read More...
2019-07-18 01:32

Dashlane cofounder launches Stonly, a platform for creating embeddable product explanations Alexis Fogel, cofounder of Dashlane, launched Stonly to help product teams, customer support staff, and bloggers explain how tools and services work.Read More...
2019-07-18 01:32

U.S. House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
2019-07-18 01:48

Fannie, Freddie to eventually end buying LIBOR mortgages -FHFA's Calabria Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will eventually halt purchases of U.S. home loans linked to the London interbank offered rate as that index is set to be phased out after 2021, Mark Calabria, the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, told Reuters on ...
2019-07-18 01:48

UPDATE 1-Survey company Dynata up for sale for more than $3 bln -sources Buyout firms Court Square Capital Management LP and HGGC LLC are exploring the sale of Dynata LLC, a U.S. survey research company whose value could exceed $3 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
2019-07-18 01:48

UPDATE 6-Boeing to make $50 mln in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S. compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's large...
2019-07-18 01:48

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

Thousands show up to burial of Vietnam vet who had no living relatives Thousands of people on Wednesday attended the funeral of a Vietnam War veteran after hearing that he had no living relatives. Friends of Wayne Wilson had put out a call for people to come to his burial at the Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles, Michigan a...
2019-07-18 02:16

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

Why Mike Anderson thinks Bobby Portis is a great fit for Knicks Mike Anderson has a message for the Knicks and their fans. You’re going to love Bobby Portis. “He’ll be the first one in the gym and the last one [to leave]. Fans of the Knicks will really have a great appreciation for how hard he works,” the new St....
2019-07-18 02:16

Jeffrey Epstein used fake passport found in safe to travel: feds Prosecutors are pushing back on the claim that accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein never used a fake passport from the 1980s that lists Saudi Arabia as his residence, alleging in a new filing that he used it to travel to four different count...
2019-07-18 02:16

Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 after the alleged victim refused to testify....
2019-07-18 02:48

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the use of the technology on the grounds that it is often inaccurate, potentially invasive and lacks stand...
2019-07-18 02:48

‘CBS Evening News’ ratings plummet on Norah O’Donnell’s debut Norah O’Donnell’s debut as the new “CBS Evening News” anchor drew much media fanfare but not so many viewers. The former co-host of “CBS This Morning” came in last place among evening shows on Monday despite a much-publicized premiere that included a...
2019-07-18 02:48

Gwendoline Christie Submitted Herself for an Emmy and Game of Thrones Fans Are Bowing Down Game of Thrones broke the record for most Emmy nominations for any show in a single year on Tuesday by picking up 32 nods for its eighth and final season. But without the help of Gwendoline Christie, who submitted herself for consideration in the Sup...
2019-07-18 02:48

Solskjær full of praise for Greenwood after Manchester United thrash Leeds Greenwood scores as Man Utd beat Leeds 4-0 in AustraliaNewcastle beaten 4-0 by Wolves as Bruce appointed managerMason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford put Manchester United on course for a 4-0 pre-season win against Leeds in Australia. A fine move invol...
2019-07-18 03:00

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

Dota Underlords' Meta Is In An Awkward Spot Ideally, Dota Underlords, like its auto-battler kin, plays out as a game of slow-build strategy in which you amass an army of heroes based on synergies between them. Maybe that means a chanting brood of surprisingly survivable warlocks. Maybe that me...
2019-07-18 03:00

Drug Overdose Deaths Finally Dropped in 2018, Preliminary Data Say After some promising early indicators, preliminary federal data suggest the number of Americans who died from drug overdoses finally fell in 2018, after years of significant increases. Provisional data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pr...
2019-07-18 03:00

Dutch Airline KLM Under Fire For Breastfeeding Cover-Up Rule Dutch airline KLM faced criticism Wednesday for policies that "shame women's bodies" after a breastfeeding mother said she was told to cover up in case other passengers were offended....
2019-07-18 03:16

Opinion: Clemson, not Alabama, now face of college football as it aims for national title repeat Clemson owns the spotlight in the ACC and all of college football as the Tigers look to defend last season's national championship.       ...
2019-07-18 03:16

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

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, as well as major eruptions of other violence....
2019-07-18 03:16

5 Episodes Of ‘Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives’ Where Guy Fieri Clearly Just Stopped Into The Restaurant Because He Desperately Needed To Use The Bathroom Guy Fieri has long been turning foodies on to awesome, unknown restaurants across the country, but sometimes when he pops into a new place, it’s not to check out the grub. Here are five episodes of Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives where Guy Fieri clearly ...
2019-07-18 03:16

Toronto man who lost family in Boeing crash doubts he’ll see share of $50M fund In an interview with Global News' Jackson Proskow shortly after testifying at a hearing before the U.S. House subcommittee on aviation, Paul Njoroge called Boeing's announcement a "total gaffe."...
2019-07-18 03:16

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus gets a massive price cut at Walmart If you're still searching for a killer phone deal post-Prime Day, then you've come to the right place. Walmart's 'The Big Save' sale has been extended until today with sitewide discounts on tech, appliances, home items, and m...
2019-07-18 03:48

Get a great deal on every Google Home smart speaker in the Walmart sale Usually, the day after Amazon Prime Day has up moping about the office, sad that all the super cheap deals have dried up. There's no time for that today though as the Walmart sale has taken the bargain baton from Amazon to give us one final day ...
2019-07-18 03:48

Russia Denies Visas for U.S. Teachers at Moscow School Russia has denied visas for teachers at a school in Moscow run by the U.S., British and Canadian embassies, adding to tensions between Washington and Moscow....
2019-07-18 03:48

Use the Back of Your Hand to Apply Bug Spray to Your Face If you want the best protection from mosquitoes, you’ll need to apply repellent (ideally DEET) over pretty much all your exposed skin. That includes your face....
2019-07-18 03:48

What a Kid Really Means When They Ask, 'Why?' Little kids are notorious for asking incessant questions, the most common variety being the endless, “Why?” And we try to answer them—we always swore we’d be the parent who would encourage their curiosity, after all—but sometime between the fifth and...
2019-07-18 03:48

The Best Drink to Order at a Crappy Airport Bar Sometimes, through no fault of your own, you find yourself with some hours to kill in an airport. You really only have three options: read, spend money on things you don’t need (or even want), or drink. I usually partake in at least two, if not all t...
2019-07-18 03:48

Trump slams progressive congresswomen at fiery 'MAGA' rally in North Carolina President Trump, at a fiery "Make America Great Again" campaign rally Wednesday night in Greenville, North Carolina, blasted four progressive congresswomen, Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New Yor...
2019-07-18 04:00

Sasse leads fresh calls to use seized 'El Chapo' money to pay for border security Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., resumed calls Wednesday for Congress to use money and other assets seized from convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to pay for improved border security after a federal judge sentenced Guzman to life in prison....
2019-07-18 04:00

Iowa official who liked to host "Tupac Fridays" might've been ousted for liking Tupac too much It might make you roll your eyes to hear that a 66-year social services director in Iowa liked to slip quotes from the late Tupac Shakur in emails to his staff, an act that gives off a real “how do you do, fellow kids” vibe. The story of Jerry Foxhov...
2019-07-18 04:16

"You Had The Nobel Prize?" Trump Asks Yazidi Activist Nadia Murad US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with him to help the Yazidis of Iraq....
2019-07-18 04:16

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

Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss Under Investigation Over Domestic Violence Allegations Mike Fleiss, the creator of The Bachelor, is under investigation by police. As E! News reported earlier today, the producer's pregnant wife, Laura Fleiss, was granted a temporary......
2019-07-18 04:16

Michael Sheen and Partner Anna Lundberg Expecting First Child Together Michael Sheen has some big family news to share! On Wednesday afternoon, the 50-year-old actor confirmed on social media that his partner Anna Lundberg, 25, is......
2019-07-18 04:16

Kevin Spacey's Sexual Assault Case Dismissed Due to ''Unavailability of Complaining Witness'' UPDATE: The sexual assault case against Kevin Spacey has been dropped due to the "unavailability of the complaining witness," according to court documents obtained by E! News. In a press......
2019-07-18 04:16

With Love (and Wigs), Catherine O'Hara and Schitt's Creek Finally Broke Through at the Emmys It's rare for a show five seasons in--with its sixth and final season on the way--to break through at the Emmys, but that's just what Schitt's Creek did. And the joint Pop TV and CBC......
2019-07-18 04:16

Xiaomi’s Mi A3 brings stock Android, OLED display for €249 The Xiaomi Mi A3. [credit: Xiaomi ] Today Xiaomi announced the Xiaomi Mi A3, the latest phone in its "A" line. In the past, Xiaomi's A line...
2019-07-18 04:48

Gunmen Kill Turkish Diplomat at Restaurant in Northern Iraq (IRBIL, Iraq) — Unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Wednesday, killing at least one Turkish diplomat stationed in Ankara’s consulate and one Iraqi civilian, Turkish officials...
2019-07-18 05:00

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

Mercedes-AMG GLC43 updated with more power and fresh looks 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 now develops 396bhp in both SUV and Coupé forms Mercedes-AMG has increased the output of the GLC43 4Matic SUV and GLC43 4Matic Coupe as part of a mid-life facelift for the two models. Originally launched in 2016, the BMW X3 M...
2019-07-18 05:32

Matthijs de Ligt's Transfer To Juventus Might Be The Most Important Move Of The Summer Though it’s not official official just yet, it would take a massive change of heart to stop the inevitable: Matthijs de Ligt will be a Juventus player next season. And for as good and smart of a move as this is for both parties involved, the lasting ...
2019-07-18 05:48

The NBA's Supermax Is Doing What It Was Supposed To The provisions of a collective bargaining agreement can be tricky things. After all, by definition they’re negotiated and agreed upon by parties with different and largely opposed interests, who will want different and often directly conflicting thin...
2019-07-18 05:48

Zappos lead data scientist on the challenges of using semantic search At Transform 2019 in San Francisco, Zappos lead data scientist Ameen Kazerouni talked about how his team successfully implemented semantic search.Read More...
2019-07-18 05:48

South Korea’s central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row South Korea’s central bank has cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to combat a faltering economy that faces further risks from a heated trade dispute with Japan...
2019-07-18 05:48

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

Dems circle wagons around the 'squad,' as Omar responds to 'send her back' chant Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and other Democrats united in condemning President Trump on Wednesday night after the crowd at a North Carolina "Make America Great Again" rally broke out in a striking chant of "send her back" while the president criticized...
2019-07-18 05:48

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

Frida Kahlo makeup kit launched with palette to recreate artist's famed brow Frida Kahlo Foundation partners with US retailer UltraFoundation wants women to ‘embrace their own unique beauty’The Frida Kahlo Foundation is partnering with the US cosmetics retailer Ultra Beauty to launch a line of makeup inspired by the Mexican a...
2019-07-18 06:32

3 reasons to fear America's $70 trillion debt pile America's debt load is about to hit a record. The combination of cheap money and soaring debt helped fuel the decade-long economic expansion and bull market, but America's gluttony of loans could work against it if its fragile economic balance shifts...
2019-07-18 07:00

The second space race is underway. America is already losing it This year's 50th anniversary of America's victory in the space race is a good time to reflect on what we can do when we put forth our very best. It's hard to believe that it's been half a century since I stood on the beach with my parents and sibling...
2019-07-18 07:00

Online bank N26 extends latest funding round in expansion push Berlin-based N26 said on Thursday it raised an additional $170 million in its latest funding round, driving up its valuation to $3.5 billion, as the online bank looks to speed up expansion to markets outside Europe including the U.S....
2019-07-18 07:00

Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency: source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by banks, in an effort to fight money laundering, a person familiar with the plan said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 07:00

Woman says she was fired from county jail for reporting supervisor’s lap dance A Georgia woman says she was fired from her job at the county jail because she reported her supervisor for giving a lap dance to a deputy while she was still on duty. Sharon Cunningham, the worker who reported the incident, described what she saw to ...
2019-07-18 07:16

Trump rips into 2020 Dems at rally, calls Biden not ‘mentally prepared’ President Trump skewered the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls at a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night — claiming Joe Biden is not “mentally prepared” for the presidency. Trump told an energized crowd tha...
2019-07-18 07:16

Netflix reports drop in U.S. subscribers, its first ever, raising concern about its future The streaming service’s numbers were far lower than even its own estimates for the second quarter, causing a Wall Street sell-off and fears that its dominance could be weakening....
2019-07-18 07:16

New York City removed 110 trash cans. Now garbage is overflowing and the rats are 'running wild' Rats are populating the Upper West Side thanks to the removal of trash cans by the New York City Department of Sanitation.        ...
2019-07-18 07:16

Ministry Of Road Transport & Highways Tells States To Incentivise EVs The government of India is strongly pushing for electric vehicle adoption in the country and the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has now issued an advisory for incentivising EV adoption to all......
2019-07-18 07:16

Google Yanks Seven Stalkerware Apps Discovered by Security Researchers From the Play Store Google has yanked several apps from its Play Store after cybersecurity firm Avast identified them as “all likely designed by a Russian developer to allow people to stalk employees, romantic partners, or kids,” CNET reported on Wednesday.Read more......
2019-07-18 07:48

The Game of Thrones Creators Just Changed Their Mind About Appearing at SDCC The men primarily responsible for Game of Thrones won’t be attending San Diego Comic-Con after all. David Benioff and DB Weiss have pulled out of the show just two days before they were scheduled to appear in front of a crowd of thousands.Read more.....
2019-07-18 07:48

Paul McCartney is adapting 'It's a Wonderful Life' as a stage musical The former Beatle will adapt the 1946 film about a small-town banker wracked with regret who is shown the value of his life by a guardian angel.        ...
2019-07-18 07:48

Can Beyonce feel 'The Lion King' love? What critics are saying about her Nala performance The Beyhive will want to know what critics are saying about Beyoncé's performance as the lioness Nala in Disney's "The Lion King." We break it down.        ...
2019-07-18 07:48

The best (and worst) Marvel movie villains ever, ranked The 23 Marvel Cinematic Universe movies (including "Spider-Man: Far From Home") have unleashed all sorts of supervillains. The best and worst, ranked.        ...
2019-07-18 07:48

Ayodhya Mediation Panel Gets More Time, Top Court Wants Report On Aug 1 Mediation in the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute will continue till July 31, the Supreme Court said today, giving a panel time till August 1 to submit its report on talks with various groups for a......
2019-07-18 08:00

RJD Leader Gives Zero Hour Notice In Rajya Sabha Over Floods Raising the issue of floods across the country in Rajya Sabha, Rashtriya Janata Dal lawmaker Manoj Jha on Thursday gave Zero Hour notice in the upper house of Parliament....
2019-07-18 08:00

Ayodhya Case: Top Court To Scrutinize Mediation Process, Pass Order Today The Supreme Court will examine a report on the "progress of mediation" in the Ayodhya land dispute case today. A five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, had on July 11......
2019-07-18 08:00

Kulbhushan Jadhav Verdict: Imran Khan Says "Pak Shall Proceed As Per Law" Pakistan will proceed per law on Kulbhushan Jadhav, Imran Khan tweeted today, a day after the International Court of Justice ruled that Pakistan must review the former officer's death sentence....
2019-07-18 08:00

7 new out-of-this-world moon books to celebrate Apollo 11 anniversary You can't go to the moon in person, but a good book can transport you there on the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing.        ...
2019-07-18 08:00

Serial killer Israel Keyes will give you nightmares in true-crime book 'American Predator' Israel Keyes isn’t a household name, but he will be after you read Maureen Callahan’s terrifying account of his life and crimes.        ...
2019-07-18 08:00

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

RIP Impeachment Inquiry, We Hardly Knew Thee There was a brief, shining moment amid the bedlam in Congress last night during which Rep. Al Green promised to file articles of impeachment against President Trump for being a big ol’ racist. This was the third time that Green has proposed resolutio...
2019-07-18 08:16

What It Feels Like to Die Even though death is a universal experience, we don’t know a whole lot about what it actually feels like to die. What happens to your body and mind throughout the transition of being alive to being dead? The good news is that there is some research o...
2019-07-18 08:16

Here’s Who Qualified for the Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates CNN is starting to set the stage for the second round of 2020 Democratic primary debates it is hosting over two nights at the end of July. The Democratic National Committee announced the list of candidates who qualified for the second run of debates ...
2019-07-18 08:16

LAPD officer linked to two separate rape cases by DNA 'cold match': police A longtime officer with the Los Angeles Police Department was arrested this week after an investigation linked his DNA to two separate rape cases in 2015 and 2018, prosecutors said Wednesday. ...
2019-07-18 08:16

Four women chase $500,000 W Series top prize W Series was created to address a gender imbalance in top flight motorsport Briton Jamie Chadwick leads rivals as inaugural all-female racing series heads for penultimate round W Series, the all-female single-seater motor racing series, has releas...
2019-07-18 08:32

SAP says big margin gains to wait till 2020 SAP told investors they can expect a major improvement in margins only next year as the German business software group reported a 21% decline in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, weighed down by one-off costs....
2019-07-18 08:32

UPDATE 1-Volvo Cars to cut costs as trade war dents profits Volvo on Thursday announced plans to cut fixed costs by 2 billion Swedish crowns ($214 million), becoming the latest carmaker to warn that pricing pressure and tariffs arising from the China-U.S. trade war were denting profitability....
2019-07-18 08:48

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

Netflix no longer feels the need for She's Gotta Have It After two seasons on the streaming airwaves, Netflix has decided that it no longer has need of Spike Lee’s She’s Gotta Have It, a TV adaptation of his original 1986 film. Starring DeWanda Wise, Anthony Ramos, Lyriq Bent, and Cleo Anthony, the show (l...
2019-07-18 09:16