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2019-05-26 19:44

DiCaprio and Bloom attend Formula E film premiere Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Orlando Bloom graced the red carpet at Cannes Film Festival last week for the world premiere of a stunning new film about Formula E....
2019-05-26 19:30

MLB notebook: Astros place OF Springer (hamstring) on IL The Houston Astros put star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday, a day after he strained his left hamstring while chasing a foul ball....
2019-05-26 19:30

Federer returns on opening day at Roland Garros Roger Federer tops the bill at the French Open on opening Sunday when he makes his long-awaited return to the Parisian clay with a first-round match against Italian Lorenzo Sonego....
2019-05-26 19:30

Soccer: Marta injury worries Brazil ahead of Jamaica opener Brazil striker Marta is a doubt for their women's World Cup opener against Jamaica next month after the country's soccer confederation (CBF) said on Saturday she had picked up a hamstring injury in training....
2019-05-26 19:30

Raptors rally past Bucks for first Finals appearance TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors made history the hard way Saturday night, reaching the NBA Finals for the first time after rallying past the Milwaukee Bucks 100-94 in Game 6....
2019-05-26 19:30

Warriors heavily favored over Raptors in NBA Finals The Golden State Warriors are favored in the NBA Finals for the fifth consecutive year, as they opened as heavy favorites against the Toronto Raptors late Saturday night....
2019-05-26 19:30

Motor racing: Mercedes to keep permanent red star for Lauda Mercedes will keep a red star on their Formula One cars as a permanent remembrance of triple world champion Niki Lauda, the team's non-executive chairman who died last Monday....
2019-05-26 19:30

Second 'Nole Slam' would put Djokovic up with Federer and Nadal: Wilander Novak Djokovic stands on the verge of holding all four Grand Slam titles for the second time in his career and should he do it by winning the French Open, it would surpass anything Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer have achieved, said Mats Wilander....
2019-05-26 19:30

Red dirt capital offers green experience at French Open At the heart of the Jardin des Serres botanical exhibition, Roland Garros's new Simonne Mathieu court offers a green experience in tennis' capital of red dirt....
2019-05-26 19:30

Tennis: No surprise as Kerber shown the exit in first round Angelique Kerber's campaign to complete a career slam was cut short in the French Open first round on Sunday, but that came as no surprise considering the former world number one was playing on her least favorite surface....
2019-05-26 19:30

Tennis: Muguruza can win any tournament when she's at her peak, says Corretja Spain's Garbine Muguruza has the potential and talent to win any tournament in the world when she is at her peak despite her recent slide down the singles rankings, two-times French Open finalist Alex Corretja has said....
2019-05-26 19:30

Hamilton wins Monaco Grand Prix in the spirit of Lauda Lewis Hamilton won the Monaco Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday, nursing his car's worn tires to the finish in a nail-biting victory worthy of the team's late great Niki Lauda....
2019-05-26 19:30

Cycling: Nibali uses terrain knowledge to unsettle Roglic Italian Vincenzo Nibali took full advantage of his knowledge of the terrain to unsettle his main Giro d'Italia rival Primoz Roglic in the 15th stage on Sunday....
2019-05-26 19:30

Golf: Wiesberger wins Made in Denmark title by one shot Austria's Bernd Wiesberger ended on 14-under par to beat Scotland's Robert MacIntyre by a single stroke in a thrilling finale at the Made in Denmark Open to claim his fifth European Tour title on Sunday....
2019-05-26 19:30

Service dog goes nuts for Chewbacca at Disney World A service-dog-in-training got to meet her hero during a trip to Disney World. Of course, being a dog, her hero is one of the hairiest characters in the park....
2019-05-26 19:30

President Trump, in Japan, Says North Korea Missile Launch ‘Disturbed Some of My People… but Not Me’ (TOKYO) — Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea’s recent missile tests and said they were not a concern for him. The comments tweeted during his trip to Japan were ...
2019-05-26 19:30

Before Netscape: The forgotten Web browsers of the early 1990s Browsers of the world, unite! (credit: Photograph by Computer History Museum) Update: It's Memorial Day weekend here in the US, and the Ars staff has a long weekend accordingly. 2019 marks 30 years since Tim Berners-Lee worked at CERN and came up wi...
2019-05-26 19:30

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-ear...
2019-05-26 19:30

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house films on the other end of the spectrum that tend t...
2019-05-26 19:30

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of May 26) Just when it looked like this might be another slow week, the first day of the month managed to sneak in on Saturday to inundate us with new content. I won’t bother listing all the highlights of this week, but 50/50, The Dark Knight, and Magic ...
2019-05-26 19:30

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
2019-05-26 19:30

Strong quake rocks northern Peru, one dead Peruvian authorities were scrambling to assess the damage after an earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 rocked the Peruvian Amazon region in the early hours of Sunday morning, leaving at least one person dead....
2019-05-26 19:30

What to obsess over now that 'Game of Thrones' is done It is truly a dark time. "Game of Thrones" is over, and depending on what you thought of its grand conclusion, you're either in mourning or ready to exorcise the whole scarring experience from your soul....
2019-05-26 19:30

'Misty of Chincoteague': Woman who iconic Pony Swim book based character on has died "Misty of Chincoteague": Maureen Beebe, who was depicted as the little girl in the Pony Swim book, has died, the Chincoteague fire company said.        ...
2019-05-26 19:30

New Netflix original Rim of the World is pretty much perfect summer fare Four misfit kids must stave off an alien invasion in Netflix's original film Rim of the World. Summer camp can be challenging enough for an awkward 13-year-old nerdy kid without aliens invading and turning the surrounding region into a war zone. Th...
2019-05-26 19:15

Different Strokes For Different Folks: A Super Cruise Discussion GM’s Super Cruise system is, by some accounts, the best semi-autonomous system on the market today. If safety is part of the consideration, and it should be, then it is certainly the best. But it isn’t without its flaws, such as that little problem ...
2019-05-26 19:15

Monaco Grand Prix Provides Intrigue Formula One Has Been Sorely Lacking A surprisingly competitive and interesting Monaco Grand Prix has ended with Lewis Hamilton taking yet another 2019 victory on positively creamed front tires ahead of a hard charging Max Verstappen. Even with a last minute chuck down the inside going ...
2019-05-26 19:15

Give Us Your Indy 500 Predictions 33 drivers have qualified for their spot on the grid of the Indianapolis 500. The green flag is about to fall for the 103rd running of one of the greatest races of the year. With one-lap averages in qualifying hitting 228 miles per hour, these racers...
2019-05-26 19:15

French Open: Angelique Kerber's clay court troubles continue Germany's best female tennis player is struggling to realize her career Grand Slam dream. Another first round exit is problematic, but may also provide the answer Kerber needs to return to her best tennis....
2019-05-26 19:15

EU election: German projections show heavy losses for ruling parties, surge for Greens Exit polls and results have begun coming in across the European Union. In Germany, Chancellor Merkel's bloc has taken a hit while the Greens continued their climb. Read the latest here....
2019-05-26 19:15

Happy ever after: 25 ways to live well into old age Determined to enjoy longer and healthier lives, two women researched the science to find the key. Here, they share what they discoveredWhen Susan Saunders was 36, her mother was diagnosed with severe dementia. “I had a toddler, a newborn, a full-time...
2019-05-26 19:00

How to get rid of blackheads Don’t try to remove the greasy spots with your hands – the best approach is washing with peroxide then applying a retinoic acid creamBlackheads are one of the six main types of spots caused by acne. (Others include pus-filled spots called whiteheads,...
2019-05-26 19:00

Five ways to manage travel sickness Focus on your breathing, stay still – and keep your eyes on the horizonDon’t travel on small planes, which tend to be worse than larger jets. If you are on a boat, keep towards the centre, where there is less movement. In a car, being the driver help...
2019-05-26 19:00

Graffiti vandal tells how he turned his life around from tagging Tube trains at night to photographing life on the Bakerloo line A graffiti vandal who was jailed after spraying his distinctive tag across the Tube network today tells how he turned his life around to become a photographer documenting the Bakerloo line....
2019-05-26 19:00

Ex-Westlife star Brian McFadden says Donald Trump is 'exactly what Britain needs' Former Westlife star Brian McFadden has waded into the debate about the UK's political turmoil... saying Donald Trump is "exactly what Britain needs"....
2019-05-26 19:00

Europe’s voters elect new parliament amid rising nationalism From Germany and France to Cyprus and Estonia, voters from 21 nations are going to the polls in the final day of a crucial European Parliament election that could see major gains by far-right, nationalist and populist parties...
2019-05-26 19:00

‘El Chapo’ made an unusual prison request. Authorities fear it’s another ploy to escape. The lawyer for Joaquín Guzmán, better-known as El Chapo, has asked the judge to intervene in "cruel and unusual" prison conditions. Prosecutors think he's up to something else....
2019-05-26 19:00

This video-game titan wants to ride into history — with a lance and bespoke armor British multimillionaire Jason Kingsley aims to reimagine the heavy cavalry charges, the archery assaults, and the mud and blood, the dysentery and terror, of close-hand combat in the Middle Ages....
2019-05-26 19:00

| Dutch referee scores 'bizarre' goal, awards it Players for Dutch fourth-tier outfit reacted with fury and disbelief after a strange deflection saw a referee scoring against them in a game -- and then awarding the goal....
2019-05-26 19:00

| Dario Cataldo wins 15th stage of Giro d'Italia Dario Cataldo won the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia by outsprinting the other survivor of a long breakaway, fellow Italian, Mattia Cattaneo in Como....
2019-05-26 19:00

Redmi Note 7S, Redmi K20, OnePlus 7 Pro, and More Tech News This Week Redmi Note 7S was launched in India this week, while the Redmi K20 flagship smartphone received a launch date, OnePlus made many headlines, and more....
2019-05-26 19:00

Colorado highway closed 'indefinitely' after massive boulders smash roadway A highway along a Colorado mountainside is closed for the foreseeable future after a pair of massive boulders rolled downhill and left the roadway impassable, officials said Saturday....
2019-05-26 19:00

El Reno, Oklahoma, tornado leaves at least 2 dead, dozens hurt as city in 'very trying time,' mayor says At least two people were killed and nearly 30 people were injured Saturday night when a tornado roared through a city in the Oklahoma City area nearly six years to the date another violent twister tore a path of destruction through the same town....
2019-05-26 19:00

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden -White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday, aligning the American president with an authoritarian foreig...
2019-05-26 19:00

Donald Trump's day with Shinzo Abe: Golf, sumo, three meals, diplomacy President Donald Trump spent an enjoyable day in Japan with Prime Minister Sinzo Abe -- a round of golf, a sumo wrestling match and meals of breakfast, hamburgers and barbecue and some diplomacy Sunday....
2019-05-26 19:00

EU election: German exit polls show heavy losses for ruling parties, surge for Greens Exit polls and results have begun coming in across the European Union. In Germany, Chancellor Merkel's bloc has taken a hit while the Greens continued its climb. Read the latest here....
2019-05-26 18:30

GTA 6 release date update: New demo reveals next-gen Grand Theft Auto could look like THIS A new graphics showcase has been revealed for Grand Theft Auto, suggesting what we could be looking at when Rockstar releases its next-gen open world title...
2019-05-26 18:30

Fortnite Fortbyte 32 Accessible by wearing Kyo Pet Back Bling at north most point location Fortbyte 32 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Accessible by wearing Kyo Pet Back Bling at the north most point". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
2019-05-26 18:30

Roger Federer makes winning return to French Open after four years away • Federer beats Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego 6-2, 6-4, 6-4• Stefanos Tsitsipas, Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic safely throughRoger Federer returned to Roland Garros as if he had never been away, sweeping past Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego and into the second round...
2019-05-26 18:30

F1: Lewis Hamilton wins Monaco Grand Prix – as it happened The defending world champion led from pole but had to survive his tyres deteriorating to hold off the surge of Max Verstappen 4.15pm BST Here’s our snap report. Giles Richards’ piece will follow shortly. Related: Lewis Hamilton holds Max Verstappen a...
2019-05-26 18:30

Charlton Athletic 2-1 Sunderland: League One play-off final – as it happened Patrick Bauer’s late, late winner shattered Sunderland and secure promotion for Charlton, who fought back in style after a hideous start at Wembley 5.20pm BST Ben Fisher has filed his match report from Wembley, so I’ll leave you with that. Thanks for...
2019-05-26 18:30

Primoz Roglic loses ground to rivals after crashing in Giro d’Italia • Vincenzo Nibali and leader Richard Carapaz take advantage• Italy’s Dario Cataldo takes 15th stage following breakawayThe Italian Vincenzo Nibali took full advantage of his knowledge of the terrain to unsettle his main Giro d’Italia rival Primoz Rog...
2019-05-26 18:30

Assured Alisson illustrates Liverpool’s ability to learn and improve The Brazilian goalkeeper has picked up the Golden Gloves award in his first season in England and his crucial saves have taken his club into another Champions League finalAlisson was dissecting a first mistake as Liverpool’s goalkeeper when he reveal...
2019-05-26 18:30

Chelsea’s N’Golo Kanté set to miss Europa League final with knee injury • Midfielder hurt in training and being assessed• Chelsea play Arsenal in Baku on WednesdayChelsea’s preparations for Wednesday’s Europa League final have endured another serious setback after N’Golo Kanté suffered a knee injury in training which is ...
2019-05-26 18:30

Charlton return to Championship after Patrick Bauer scores last-gasp winner Lee Bowyer was the last man standing in the Charlton technical area as his backroom staff and substitutes bench emptied on to the pitch, fleeing down the touchline to join the pile-on after Patrick Bauer snatched victory to seal promotion deep into f...
2019-05-26 18:30

Lewis Hamilton holds Max Verstappen at bay to win Monaco Grand Prix • Dutch driver finishes second but penalty moves him to fourth• Sebastien Vettel jumps up to second with Valtteri Bottas thirdLewis Hamilton won the Monaco Grand Prix from pole position with a commanding if somewhat nerve-racking drive as he struggle...
2019-05-26 18:30

Bart Starr, quarterback who led Packers to five NFL titles, dies aged 85 Starr was elected to Hall of Fame in 1977Also coached Green Bay for seven seasonsBart Starr, the quarterback who helped establish the Green Bay Packers as the finest NFL team of the 1960s, has died. He was 85, and had been in failing health since suf...
2019-05-26 18:30

The Milwaukee Bucks' remarkable season now feels like a failure Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks had a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Then Toronto fought backJust like that, the Milwaukee Bucks went from being in the perfect position to make their first NBA finals since 1974, putting toge...
2019-05-26 18:30

Can't Show I Cast My Vote For Me, Will File Complaint: TTV Dhinakaran Tamil Nadu state legislator TTV Dhinakaran said he would file a complaint with the Election Commission over non-registration of votes for his party, the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK), during......
2019-05-26 18:30

On PM's "Minorities' Fear" Remark, Asaduddin Owaisi Cites Cow Vigilantes Asaduddin Owaisi, the leader of AIMIM (All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) has joined issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his comment that the minorities have been "deceived" and "made to......
2019-05-26 18:30

All 3 Leaders Of Upendra Kushwaha's Party Flock To Nitish Kumar's Team After drawing a blank in the Lok Sabha elections, former Union minister Upendra Kushwaha's Rashtriya Lok Samata Party got yet another setback today as all three of its members in the bicameral......
2019-05-26 18:30

Jagan Mohan Reddy Invites PM Modi For His Swearing-In On May 30 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) leader and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister-designate YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and invited him for his swearing-in ceremony to be......
2019-05-26 18:30

Imran Khan Dials PM Modi, Congratulates Him On Election Victory Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan called Prime Minister Narendra Modi today to congratulate him on his landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections. The foreign ministry said PM Modi thanked Imran......
2019-05-26 18:30

PM Modi To Take Oath On Thursday At 7 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take oath for his second term at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday 7 pm, President Ram Nath Kovind has tweeted. PM Modi had met President Kovind and staked a claim......
2019-05-26 18:30

PM Modi Addresses Rally In Gujarat's Ahmedabad After a stunning victory in the national elections and staking claim form new government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Gujarat for a public meeting today. In Ahmedabad, PM Modi paid his......
2019-05-26 18:30

"Every Father Wants It...": Ram Vilas Paswan On Son's Place In PM Cabinet Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party winning six seats in Bihar in the national election has put the BJP ally in a pole position to seek for Chirag Paswan, the party chief's son, a place in Prime......
2019-05-26 18:30

PM Modi Gets Grand Welcome In Ahmedabad, Seeks Blessings From His Mother Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his return to power was a huge responsibility that the people have bestowed on him. Speaking at a rally in Ahmedabad - his first since the massive victory in......
2019-05-26 18:30

They Tore My Kurta, Told Me To Say "Jai Shri Ram": Muslim Man In Gurgaon Mohammed Barakat Alam, 25, said he was returning from evening prayers when he was set upon by a gang of four to five people who ordered him to chant "jai shri Ram" slogans...
2019-05-26 18:30

Ghaziabad-Based Mountaineer Scales Mount Everest A Ghaziabad-based mountaineer, Sagar Kasana, has scaled Mount Everest, the world's highest peak. He unfurled the Indian flag at the summit at 10.15 a.m. on May 22, his father Ajab Singh Kasana said.......
2019-05-26 18:30

PM Addresses Rally In Gujarat, Says Saddened By Surat Fire: Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a huge rally at his hometown Ahmedabad after his landslide victory in the national elections. His party BJP swept the polls, decimating the Congress, and no......
2019-05-26 18:30

Maoist Allegedly Involved In Chhattisgarh BJP Leader's Killing Shot Dead A Maoist, allegedly involved in the IED explosion that killed BJP legislator Bhima Mandavi and four other was shot dead by security forces in an encounter in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada today, the police......
2019-05-26 18:30

Election Commission Lifts Model Code Of Conduct The model code of conduct, which came into force on March 10 when the Lok Sabha election was announced, was lifted with immediate effect, the Election Commission said on Sunday....
2019-05-26 18:30

Zakir Naik Got Donations From Unknown ''Well-Wishers'': Probe Agency Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik received crores of funds in his and his trusts' bank accounts from unidentified "well-wishers" over the years for his speeches that spread "hatred and incited......
2019-05-26 18:30

CBI Summons Ex-Kolkata Top Cop, Arrest Likely Tomorrow: Sources Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar has been asked by the Central Bureau of Investigation to appear for questioning tomorrow in connection with its probe into the Saradha chit fund scam in West......
2019-05-26 18:30

Pawan Chamling's Farewell Message After 24 Years As Chief Minister Of Sikkim Outgoing Chief Minister and Sikkim Democratic Front president Pawan Kumar Chamling on Sunday said the people of the state have not rejected the SDF altogether in the Assembly elections, but given it a......
2019-05-26 18:30

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
2019-05-26 18:30

Denied Visa Extension, Padma Shri Winner Says Will Return Award: Report External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a report today after a German Padma Shri awardee threatened to return her award, reportedly over being denied visa extension....
2019-05-26 18:30

"God, Don't Give Them Beyond 250": Jagan Reddy's Special Prayer For BJP The YSR Congress has been elected to power in the Andhra Assembly with a massive mandate of 151 from 175 seats, virtually decimating Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party. ......
2019-05-26 18:30

Mary Winston Becomes the Next Lone Black Woman to Lead a Fortune 500 Company Mary Winston has earned every right to be celebrated as Bed, Bath & Beyond’s new interim CEO; but we’ve also got to talk about a few things in the process....
2019-05-26 18:15

Kanye West Lovingly Remembers His Mother, Donda, During Interview With David Letterman Kanye West opened up about his mom, Donda West, on Netflix’s “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction” with David Letterman that begins streaming May 31....
2019-05-26 18:15

Remy Ma Faces New Charges in Assault Case Reminisce ‘Remy Ma’ Mackie is facing new criminal complaints for allegedly assaulting her Love & Hip Hop: New York co–star, Brittney Taylor....
2019-05-26 18:15

Back to life, back to virtual reality as music stars return to stage as holograms As a Whitney Houston 3D tour is announced, the race is on to make hi-tech concerts just like the real thingThe Beatles live in the Cavern, Ziggy Stardust’s last outing at the Hammersmith Apollo, or Jimi Hendrix on the Isle of Wight: all these landma...
2019-05-26 18:15

Naomi Osaka 'can win 10 grand slams' Two-time grand slam champion Naomi Osaka could dominate the women's game for years to come and win as many as 10 major titles, says Chinese great Li Na....
2019-05-26 18:15

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges. She is the second top official to step down in less than a week....
2019-05-26 18:15

EU citizens denied vote to sue UK government A crowdfunding campaign to sue the British government over the denial of votes to UK-based European nationals has hit its initial target. Hundreds registered complaints after their names were crossed off voter lists....
2019-05-26 18:15

Ireland votes to ease divorce laws, back united Ireland Exit polls have indicated a large majority in favor of easing restrictions on divorce, more than 20 years after it was first permitted. There was also a majority for a united Ireland....
2019-05-26 18:15

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later joined Abe for a round of golf outside Tokyo....
2019-05-26 18:15

Fiat Chrysler, Renault in talks about partnership The partnership of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi dates back to 1999. Is a new partner about to join them and turn the group into the world's largest seller of automobiles?...
2019-05-26 18:15

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media Forum 2019....
2019-05-26 18:15

Papua New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high-profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also in hot water over a gas deal with French petroleum company Total....
2019-05-26 18:15

Venezuela: Representatives of Maduro and Guaido to meet in Norway Norway's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the government and opposition delegates will hold talks in Oslo next week to carry forward the negotiation process. It will be their first face-to-face meeting....
2019-05-26 18:15

Narva: The EU's 'Russian' city What are the concerns of people in the Estonian border city of Narva? And how much significance does the EU election really have in a "Russian city"?...
2019-05-26 18:15

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern over the situation....
2019-05-26 18:15

Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
2019-05-26 18:15

EU elections — Last-minute voters cast ballots Voter turnout is higher in several countries, including Germany and France, compared to the 2014 elections. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground. Read the latest here....
2019-05-26 18:15

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend for themselves. Observers say this practice is irresponsible....
2019-05-26 18:15

Nepal explosions kill three, at least eight injured No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts but police suspect a splinter political group. Three people have perished and several others wounded....
2019-05-26 18:15

Lewis Hamilton holds on to win dramatic Monaco Grand Prix A brilliant defensive drive from Lewis Hamilton saw the Brit extend his championship lead on the day the F1 world remembered Niki Lauda. Germany's Sebastian Vettel came in second to end Mercedes' perfect start....
2019-05-26 18:15

Casper, Kylie Jenner's billion-dollar mattress, could be an IPO market sleeper Over 800,000 Instagram likes from Kylie Jenner's followers does not alone make mattress start-up Casper worth billions, but recent hot performance of bedding companies and increased consumer spend could make the company's IPO a sleeper....
2019-05-26 18:15

Tornado tears through Oklahoma community, killing at least two A tornado devastated a small community near Oklahoma City late on Saturday, killing at least two people and injuring several more, officials said, as a succession of violent storms kept pounding the Central Plains states....
2019-05-26 17:30

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an American political opponent....
2019-05-26 17:30

NBA Playoffs: Kawhi, Raptors clinch first NBA Finals appearance The Toronto Raptors are headed to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history after a thrilling 100-94 win over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals....
2019-05-26 17:30

Watch: Kawhi Leonard delivers emphatic dunk over Giannis Toronto star forward Kawhi Leonard punctuated the Raptors' Game 6 comeback over the Milwaukee Bucks with an emphatic slam dunk over NBA MVP finalist Giannis Antetokounmpo....
2019-05-26 17:30

Watch: Giannis Antetokounmpo storms out of postgame press conference after Game 6 loss Milwaukee star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo stormed out of his news conference after the Bucks' Game 6 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night....
2019-05-26 17:30

Renault's board to meet Monday to discuss tie-up with Fiat Chrysler - Le Figaro The board of French car maker Renault will meet on Monday morning at 0800 local time (0600 GMT) to discuss a possible tie-up with rival Fiat Chrysler , French newspaper Le Figaro reported on Sunday....
2019-05-26 17:30

FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
2019-05-26 17:30

Trump’s Ringside Evening in the Sumo Arena The sumo ring is a sacred space where rules have applied for centuries. Foreign leaders do not often step inside, but President Trump came bearing a trophy....
2019-05-26 17:30

6 Independent Jewellery Brands To Know About This Summer Strong design AND affordable aren't always phrases that go together in the jewellery world but the collections from the independent designers featured here combine the two in equal measure....
2019-05-26 17:30

Realty Developers Ask Government For Early Resolution Of Liquidity Crisis The liquidity crisis became apparent after infrastructure lending major IL&FS in September defaulted on few of its commercial papers, which impacted several segments, including the real estate......
2019-05-26 17:30

Tennis and tropical plants: New French Open court is wild The French Open has a stunning new court, surrounded on all four sides by greenhouses filed with exotic plants        ...
2019-05-26 17:15

The Latest: Federer eases into French Open 2nd round Playing his first match at Roland Garros since 2015, Roger Federer had no problem reaching the second round of the French Open        ...
2019-05-26 17:15

Stanley Cup Final: Dates, TV, fast facts about Boston Bruins-St. Louis Blues series The St. Louis Blues, who last appeared in the Stanley Cup Final since 1970, seek their first title. The Boston Bruins look for their first since 2011.        ...
2019-05-26 17:15

Arizona eighth-grader has two Division I college football offers Cole Martin, a cornerback who will start high school next year, has two Division 1 college football offers.        ...
2019-05-26 17:15

Donovan McNabb makes HOF case by taking shot at Troy Aikman Donovan McNabb said he believes his stats are Hall of Fame-worthy and took a shot at Cowboys Hall of Famer Troy Aikman in the process        ...
2019-05-26 17:15

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Hammer Series continues in Norway …"...
2019-05-26 17:15

Federer triumphant on Roland Garros return "Roger Federer\u0027s first match at the French Open since his quarter-final loss to Stan Wawrinka in 2015 ended in a 6-2, 6-4 6-X win over Lorenzo Sonego."...
2019-05-26 17:15

Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake has struck a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Peru early Sunday, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas but causing only one reported death...
2019-05-26 16:45

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group...
2019-05-26 16:45

Gove joins Tory race as rivals vow to keep no-deal on table Michael Gove has entered the race to be the next Conservative Party leader - as two of his rival candidates insisted the UK should be prepared for a "no deal" Brexit....
2019-05-26 16:45

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced people in the country, and has been one of the regions most affected by clashes between local communi...
2019-05-26 16:45

Damage reported in El Reno after likely tornado Officials confirmed at least two fatalities after a destructive tornado ripped through El Reno, Oklahoma, late Saturday night. An unknown number of people remain missing....
2019-05-26 16:45

8.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Peru A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Amazon rainforest in north-central Peru on Sunday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey ....
2019-05-26 16:45

Fix Overcrowded Roads by Driving the Tiniest Fiat Say it’s the mid-1970s and you drive the heavy traffic streets of Roma, Italia every day. The streets are filled with gigantic Fiat X1/9s, Alfasuds, and old Autobianchi Bianchinas. These four-wheeled pleasure barges are clogging your good city street...
2019-05-26 16:45

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being prescribed painkillers for....
2019-05-26 16:45

Colorado to cap insulin co-pays at $100 a month Colorado Gov. Jared Polis reportedly signed a bill last week that caps insulin co-payments at $100 per month. The legislation is a win for diabetes sufferers as the price of insulin keeps rising. The price tripled between 2002 and 2013, according to ...
2019-05-26 16:45

Classic Matches: Agassi comes from two sets down to complete career Grand Slam "In this Classic Match we revist the men\u0027s 1999 final when Andre Agassi came from two sets down to beat Andriy Medvedev and complete a Career Grand Slam."...
2019-05-26 16:45

Paper Round: City to replace Silva with Tielemans "Manchester City want Youri Tielemans, United close in on Matthijs de Ligt, Toby Alderweireld waits for a transfer, and Rafael Benitez is given £61 million."...
2019-05-26 16:30

Keep Ice Frozen For Over a Week With These Discounted Pelican Coolers, Plus More Gear on Sale Pelican is probably best known for their high-end camera transporting equipment, but they also make high-end coolers, water bottles, and tumblers too, and they’re all on sale in today’s Amazon Gold Box....
2019-05-26 16:30

West Point Graduates Most Diverse Class Ever, Ruins It With Mike Pence Speech If you’re like me, you wish your wife and loved ones would stop complaining about your ballooning weed budget. If you’re like me, you’ve likely also taken the time during a movie about some evil villain, or regime, or crime figure to consider if vill...
2019-05-26 16:30

Celebrate Scott Disick's Birthday With a Toast to His & Kourtney Kardashian's Cutest Family Photos Scott Disick is a family man! Kourtney Kardashian's ex takes fatherhood to the next level pretty often; anyone who's perused his Instagram feed, to pretty much any extent, over......
2019-05-26 16:30

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a...
2019-05-26 16:30

'Decimated': 2 dead, search underway for missing after Oklahoma tornado A deadly tornado ripped through an Oklahoma City suburb Saturday night, destroying a motel and causing massive damage.        ...
2019-05-26 16:30

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
2019-05-26 16:30

Padres vs. Blue Jays: Take a shot on San Diego and its stud rookie We’re fast and now we’re first. If you are reading this, you are not alone. According to a new quarterly book from the Alliance for Audited Media, your Sunday New York Post (Amed Rosario) has blown past the lazy Daily News (Robinson Cano) in circulat...
2019-05-26 16:15

Jets add to GM search with Vikings’ Paton, Seahawks’ Fitterer The Jets continue to reach out to potential general manager candidates as they set up interviews to fill the vacant role. The latest names to surface are Vikings assistant general manager George Paton and Seahawks co-director of player personnel Scot...
2019-05-26 16:15

Bettor’s Wish overcomes tough post to win Rooney at Yonkers Trainer Chris Ryder felt he had the best horse in the $300,000 Art Rooney Final on Saturday night at Yonkers Raceway and Bettor’s Wish did not disappoint him. Bettor’s Wish, the 4-5 favorite, driven by Dexter Dunn won by six lengths over Branquinho i...
2019-05-26 16:15

UN Mission in Afghanistan gravely concerned about ill-treatment of prisoners by Taliban, following first-hand testimony The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expressed “grave concern” on Sunday over “credible accounts” it has been given that Taliban militants have been mistreating prisoners, which in some cases “may amount to torture”. ...
2019-05-26 16:15

| Teenager Potapova 'speechless' after stunning 'idol' Kerber Russian teenager Anastasia Potapova said she was left "speechless" after knocking out her "idol" Angelique Kerber in the first round of the French Open....
2019-05-26 16:15

Rec Room is coming soon to iPhone and iPad Seattle-based startup Against Gravity is bringing social service Rec Room to iPhone and iPad soon, with invites to a testing release to go out this month.Read More...
2019-05-26 16:15

Mobile gaming’s strength is its community Community is mobile gaming's strength, and here are three ways companies can refocus on it to ensure that all consumers are tapped into their mobile games.Read More...
2019-05-26 16:15

NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV and weather at Charlotte Motor Speedway All the essential information you need to get ready for Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.        ...
2019-05-26 16:15

Racing trailblazer Janet Guthrie reflects on Indy 500 and sexism in motor sports ESPN's latest 30 for 30 film tackles the story of Janet Guthrie, the first woman to compete in the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500.        ...
2019-05-26 16:15

Abby Wambach to be inducted into National Soccer Hall of Fame Abby Wambach, the all-time leading goal scorer in women's international soccer, will be inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame.        ...
2019-05-26 16:15

Danica, Dale Jr., Mike Tirico bring 'fresh perspective' to NBC's first Indy 500 A look inside NBC's inaugural Indy 500 broadcast with its all-star crew of Danica Patrick, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Mike Tirico.        ...
2019-05-26 16:15

Wealth gap in the US: These 25 counties have the widest income gaps in the nation Some income disparity is to be expected in a capitalist society such as the US. But the gap is growing in some parts of America, especially the South.        ...
2019-05-26 16:15

Money tips for college grads who are about to get their first paychecks For college grads who are about to get those first paychecks, it might be tempting to overspend. Instead, plan to spend, save and invest.        ...
2019-05-26 16:15

I don't buy wallets or go to a barber: Here's my billionaire's guide to saving money I'm wealthy and I've always avoided expensive stuff. Here are my sometimes silly cheapskate tricks to avoid overspending        ...
2019-05-26 16:15

Patricia Arquette: ‘I don’t want to play the ingenue for ever’ The actor has taken on her toughest part yet, playing a mentally ill mother in new true crime show The Act. Here, she talks about ageing, activism and midwiferyPatricia Arquette’s new US television true crime series, The Act, is as unsettling as it i...
2019-05-26 15:45

Test performance, gender, and temperature (credit: Nest) As we move from a season marked by unstoppable heating units and into one dominated by aggressive air conditioning. Figuring out how to optimize the thermostat involves a balancing of individual comfort and energy efficiency. But a n...
2019-05-26 15:45

My aunt has died – and with her goes a treasure trove of family memories | Emma Brockes My mother’s sister had a terrifyingly good memory. Who will now recall our childhood sweethearts – or her mother’s lover?The loss of an aunt isn’t one of the big deaths. I told myself that last week. My cousin had emailed with news that her mother, m...
2019-05-26 15:45

Life on Mars? Sorry Brian Cox, that’s still science fiction | Philip Ball The utopian vision of humans colonising the red planet to solve our energy and population crises is a misguided fantasyWho said this? “I’ve been having to say everywhere I go that there is no planet B, there is no escape hatch, there is no second Ear...
2019-05-26 15:45

Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says case for doing so is overwhelmingOne of Britain’s leading scientists has urged people to take vitamin D supplements, particularly children, who spend an hour less outside than they did 10 years ago.The...
2019-05-26 15:45

| Race for Premier League riches causing chaos to Championship finances Aston Villa and Derby County face off for the biggest bounty in world football with the riches of the EPL guaranteeing around £200 million to the Champioship winner....
2019-05-26 15:45

| Sarri's Chelsea future in spotlight as Europa final looms Maurizio Sarri faces an uncertain future as Chelsea manager even if the much-maligned Italian leads his side to victory in the Europa League final against Arsenal....
2019-05-26 15:45

These Hidden Women Helped Invent Chaos Theory Two programmers played a key role in developing chaos theory and the famous butterfly effect, but they've been left out of virtually all accounts of the work....
2019-05-26 15:45

Winners at the Cannes Film Festival Stars grace the red carpet during the 72nd annual Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France, in May, 2019. The winners were announced Saturday...
2019-05-26 15:45

Self-driving vehicles could clog Canada’s streets, experts warn Tranportation experts say autonomous vehicles could lead to traffic and congestion increasing by up to 30 per cent in cities like Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver....
2019-05-26 15:45

| Netanyahu says coalition deal still possible as talk of new polls mounts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he believed a deal to form a new coalition government remained possible only days ahead of the deadline as speculation mounted over the possibility of fresh elections....
2019-05-26 15:45

Central US reels from week of deadly weather Ten people are dead and a 4 year-old boy remains missing after more than a week of severe weather across the central US that put tens of millions of people at risk....
2019-05-26 15:30

College softball player hospitalized after teammate's throw hit her in the face A pitcher for the University of Texas softball team was taken to a hospital Friday after a ball thrown by her own teammate struck her in the face, the team said on Twitter....
2019-05-26 15:30

Massive boulder blocks Colorado highway A road in Colorado is closed indefinitely due to a massive rock slide that produced two boulders large enough to wipe out a significant portion of the pavement....
2019-05-26 15:30

US: El Chapo's desire for outdoor exercise may be part of escape plot Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's complaining about lack of outdoor activity may be part of a plan to escape from detention before his sentencing next month, federal officials allege....
2019-05-26 15:30

Peter O’Neill Resigns as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Mr. O’Neill’s departure after almost eight years in power comes at a sensitive moment, with China and the West fighting for influence across the region....
2019-05-26 15:30

‘Game of Thrones’ critics petition Benioff and Weiss not to ruin Star Wars Thousands of critics of Game of Thrones’ just-ended, final season have signed petitions to keep its two showrunners from making the next Star Wars film, as planned. Petitioners are urging Disney to kick the pair off the upcoming project so that they ...
2019-05-26 15:30

Some Tesla Supercharger Stations To Limit Charging To 80 Per Cent Electric vehicle-maker Tesla is updating some of its supercharger stations to limit the top state of charge (SoC) to 80 per cent at busy stations to reduce wait times. "The limit will be enforced at 8......
2019-05-26 15:15

Track-Only MV Agusta F3XX Limited Edition Breaks Cover Italian bike maker MV Agusta has pulled the wraps off the track focussed F3XX motorcycle. The MV Agusta F3XX track-spec offering is based on the F3 800 that is currently in production and has been......
2019-05-26 15:15

Formula E: Lucas di Grassi Wins Berlin e-Prix; Single Point For Mahindra Audi Abt's Lucas di Grassi was crowned the winner of the 2019 Formula E Berlin e-Prix, his second win of the season. The driver took moved into the lead quite early in the race and retained the......
2019-05-26 15:15

Tom Watson: Labour must find some backbone and back second Brexit referendum... fast Labour's deputy leader has said the party must "find some backbone" and fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election....
2019-05-26 15:15

All Points East 2019: Fans complain first UK Strokes gig in four years 'ruined' by sound issues Fans of The Strokes have asked for their tickets to be refunded as they complained the band could not be heard during their headlining act at All Points East....
2019-05-26 15:15

Michael Gove confirms he will join crowded race for Tory party leader Environment Secretary Michael Gove has entered the race to be the next Prime Minister as the fight for the Tory crown showed signs of turning increasingly bitter....
2019-05-26 15:15

We Are FSTVL: Horrifying footage shows revellers scream as they rush into crowded London event after queuing for three hours to get in This is the horrifying moment screaming festival-goers swarmed through security gates after queueing for hours in hot weather for a London music festival....
2019-05-26 15:15

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: New Zealand star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's New Zealand....
2019-05-26 15:15

The Old Guard performs the annual 'Flags In' for Memorial Day Army soldiers with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment — commonly referred to as The Old Guard — perform their annual tradition of ‘Flags In’ by marking each tombstone at Arlington National Cemetery with an American flag. About 1,200 soldiers participate ...
2019-05-26 15:15

Save an extra 25% on Private Internet Access VPN subscriptions this Memorial Day So when you can score a deal on essential online security from a heritage brand, it’s time to jump on that offer. Right now, you can secure a one-year PIA subscription for $37.49 (Orig. $119.40), a two-year PIA subscription for $50.00 (Orig. $238.80)...
2019-05-26 15:15

League One Play-Off Final 2019, Charlton vs Sunderland LIVE: Commentary stream, latest score, predictions, TV Charlton will look to secure promotion back to the Championship after three seasons in the third tier of English football in the League One Play-Off Final against Sunderland today....
2019-05-26 14:45

Man Utd vs Bayern Munich LIVE, 1999 Treble Reunion: Legends game commentary stream, latest score, 2019 lineups Manchester United fans are in for a real treat today as the Legends of their 1999 Treble-winning season return for a reunion match against Bayern Munich....
2019-05-26 14:45

Sumo diplomacy: Trump presents trophy to sumo tournament champion during visit to Japan The honor given to Trump was part of a charm offensive by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he courted Trump with three things close to the American leader’s heart: wrestling, cheeseburgers and golf. Sumo diplomacy, to sum it up....
2019-05-26 14:45

Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Ease Divorce Restrictions With the change approved by 82 percent of voters, the country is taking another step toward liberalizing a Constitution dominated by the teachings of the Catholic Church....
2019-05-26 14:30

5 books not to miss: 'Wild and Crazy Guys,' 'Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered,' 'Queen Bee' Read about the comedy revolution started by Steve Martin and pals in "Wild and Crazy Guys," and make sure to "Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered."        ...
2019-05-26 14:30

Coventry City announce groundshare agreement is in place for next season • Club says agreement is backup plan if Ricoh Arena deal fails• Birmingham’s St Andrew’s ground is one reported possibilityCoventry City have announced that they have reached a groundshare agreement for next season, in case they fail to agree a deal ...
2019-05-26 14:15

Sportwatch: Fremantle pip Brisbane, NSW reveal Origin squad, St Kilda down Carlton, and more – as it happened! AFL: Demons 10.8 (68) Giants 14.10 (94); St Kilda 9.14 (68) Carlton 8.7 (54); Fremantle 10.13 (73) Brisbane 10.12 (72) NRL: Bulldogs 6-28 Storm; Dragons 9-22 SharksSuper Netball: Vixens 50-60 Swifts; Thunderbirds 54-51 Firebirds 11.02am BST And that’...
2019-05-26 13:45

Angelique Kerber shocked by Anastasia Potapova in French Open first round • Russian teenager Potapova beats No 5 seed 6-4, 6-2• Kerber’s bid to complete career slam falls at first hurdleAngelique Kerber’s bid to complete a career slam at this year’s French Open fell at the first hurdle, as she lost 6-4, 6-2 to Anastasia Po...
2019-05-26 13:45

Arsenal's Sokratis: 'We respect Chelsea but we are not afraid' The Greek defender believes the Europa League final will be won by the better team unit, rather than a standout individualDuring his first interview as an Arsenal player last summer, it was put to Sokratis Papastathopoulos that his former Borussia Do...
2019-05-26 13:45

Stiliyan Petrov: ‘When my kids google my name, the first thing that comes up is: beat cancer' The Aston Villa legend says his experience with leukaemia ‘will always be on my mind’ but is happy, healthy and working towards becoming a managerIt was 11 years ago but Stiliyan Petrov makes it sound like yesterday. He knows exactly how he positione...
2019-05-26 13:45

Harry Hood, former Celtic striker with ‘the X factor’, dies aged 74 • Hood scored 123 goals in 310 games for Celtic from 1969-76• Honours included six league titles and four Scottish CupsThe former Celtic striker Harry Hood has died at the age of 74, the club have confirmed.Hood scored 123 goals in 310 games for Celt...
2019-05-26 13:45

David Luiz: ‘We have to beat Unai Emery as well as Arsenal in the final’ Chelsea’s Brazilian defender enjoyed his brief spell working with Unai Emery at PSG and looks forward to meeting in the Europa League final in BakuDavid Luiz has enjoyed a characteristically eventful season. He is the object of voluble criticism ever...
2019-05-26 13:45

European Voters Look Set to Strengthen Skeptics' Power Voters in the European Union are expected to shake up the political establishment in elections for the bloc’s parliament Sunday, ushering in a period of uncertainty just as the continent is trying to assert itself against the U.S. and China....
2019-05-26 13:45

'Ghosted': GOP abandons female House hopeful despite talk of electing women Before Leigh Brown ran for a vacant House seat in North Carolina earlier this year, she got plenty of encouragement from Republicans in Washington eager to grow the ranks of GOP women in Congress. Then Brown jumped into a crowded Republican primary —...
2019-05-26 13:30

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed new restrictions, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday....
2019-05-26 13:30

Multiple people shot at Virginia Memorial Day weekend party A Memorial Day weekend block party turned bloody in Virginia Saturday night — when shots rang out, sending what officials said were “multiple” people to three local hospitals. Officials early Sunday could not confirm how many people were shot or what...
2019-05-26 13:30

Donald Trump tweets ‘great progress’ in Japanese trade negotiations President Trump tweeted early today that “great progress being made in trade negotiations with Japan,” where he’s conducting talks with that country’s leaders. He added “agriculture and beef heavily in play.” But h...
2019-05-26 13:30

Donald Trump presents trophy at Tokyo sumo wrestling event MOBARA, Japan — President Donald Trump presented a special Trump trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo on Sunday as he got a taste of one of Japan’s most treasured cultural institutions. The honor given to Trump was part of a charm...
2019-05-26 13:30

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels. Iraqi foreign minister, Mohamm...
2019-05-26 13:30

Here’s What’s Open and Closed on Memorial Day 2019 Memorial Day unofficially kicks off the warm-weather season. However, if you need last minute supplies for the holiday weekend, you should know that not every store or restaurant stays open. We gathered information on what’s open and closed on ...
2019-05-26 13:30

Businesses, don't shut the door on prospective employees who ghost you | Gene Marks Not showing up after accepting an offer is unacceptable, but if you have a chance to hire someone again don’t shut them out – they may have beneficial skillsA disturbing and growing behavior in this country is affecting countless small and large busi...
2019-05-26 13:30

Real IRA founder who plotted bombing while Prince Charles was in Ireland dies in prison Seamus McGrane died from a suspected heart attack while serving an 11½-year sentence for directing terrorismOne of the founders of the Real IRA, who planned a bomb attack during Prince Charles’s visit to Ireland in 2015, has died in prison.Seamus McG...
2019-05-26 13:30

Papua New Guinea's prime minister, Peter O’Neill, resigns Parliament in turmoil as O’Neill speaks of a ‘need for change’ after series of high-profile defectionsPeter O’Neill, the prime minister of Papua New Guinea, has resigned after weeks of high-level defections from his ruling party.O’Neill told a news c...
2019-05-26 13:30

Russia launches new nuclear-powered icebreaker in bid to open up Arctic Russia is overhauling ports as it readies for more traffic via Northern Sea Route due to warmer climate cycles Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious programme to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in or...
2019-05-26 13:30

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest reforms continues country’s social liberalisationIreland has voted to ease restrictions on divorce by an overwhelming majority, continuing the country’s social liberalisation.Voters approved a constitutional referendu...
2019-05-26 13:30

XY Chelsea review – in search of the real Chelsea Manning A documentary about the trans activist and ex-army intelligence officer is intriguing but lacks wider contextThis documentary about the transgender whistleblower and former army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning takes its title from her Twitter ha...
2019-05-26 13:30

French Open 2019 day one: Kerber crashes out, Tsitsipas in action – live! Roger Federer headlines first day in ParisMen’s form guide | Women’s form guideEmail Daniel or tweet @DanielHarris 12.13pm BST There’s an absolute brute brewing on 7, where it’s one set all between Berrettini and Andujar - Berrettini has just levelle...
2019-05-26 13:30

US efforts to jail Assange for espionage are a grave threat to a free media | Alan Rusbridger I found the WikiLeaks co-founder a troubling figure when I worked with him, but America’s case would criminalise journalistic inquiryDo you remember the Collateral Murder video – the one that showed US air crew in Apache helicopters killing people as...
2019-05-26 13:30

Trump's wrecking ball assaults American government. Luckily, it is strongly built | Robert Reich The president swings wildly but the people will stay true: the way to beat him is to defend the institutions he would smashAmericans have sharply different views about what government should do, whether on abortion, guns, immigration or any number of...
2019-05-26 13:30

Jamie Oliver gave us our big break in the kitchen – and he’s still our hero Jobs are at risk as his restaurant chain collapses, but apprentices from the Fifteen project say they will always back their mentorWhen, in 2002, Jamie Oliver launched Fifteen, a not-for-profit restaurant designed to train up 15 disadvantaged, young,...
2019-05-26 13:30

Aladdin review – can’t put the genie back in the bottle Guy Ritchie’s live-action remake of the 90s Disney animation fails to capture the magicI understand why in 2019, Aladdin would seem ripe for a revival – in Disney’s 1992 animated musical, its heroine, Princess Jasmine, was a smart, selfless woman of ...
2019-05-26 13:30

Why I won’t be joining the queue at the top of Everest A startling picture of overcrowding near the summit shows the peril of turning the mountain into a form of adventure tourismMountaineering is a physical pursuit demanding an affinity for suffering. Where it is cerebral is in its requirement of good j...
2019-05-26 13:30

India’s Muslims quiver in the new dawn of an emboldened Narendra Modi The Hindu nationalist BJP’s election victory will change the culture of the nation, the prime minister’s critics fearJust after 1.30pm on Friday, the loudspeaker outside Sarai Alawardi mosque crackled to life, and more than a thousand foreheads were ...
2019-05-26 13:30

Michael Sheen: ‘Anything I do, I commit to’ Michael Sheen’s many roles, from Caligula to Blair, have always been full-blooded. But now it’s social injustice that really gets him goingOne of the things the actor Michael Sheen likes about being famous is that he can get in touch with other famou...
2019-05-26 13:30

Extra-mural studies: why students should not look away from uncomfortable art The case of George Washington high school in San Francisco is mirrored by the covering of harsh images in Harlem. But such images must be seenEven urging a “truer history”, Paloma Flores, a member of California’s Pitt River tribe, questions the valid...
2019-05-26 13:30

Jews in Germany warned of risks of wearing kippah cap in public Government commissioner says lifting of inhibitions and rise of uncouthness are factors behind rising incidence of antisemitismGermany’s government commissioner on antisemitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional ki...
2019-05-26 13:30

Swimmer dies after shark attack in Hawaii 65-year-old Californian man attacked off coast of Maui in first such death since 2015A man has died in Hawaii after being attacked by a shark, local officials have said, the first such fatality in the state in four years.The victim, a 65-year-old fro...
2019-05-26 13:30

European elections: final votes cast as EU awaits results France, Germany, Italy and others go to polls on Sunday, with gains expected for nationalist partiesToday’s politics news - live updatesThe western world’s largest democratic exercise is nearing its finale as tens of millions of EU citizens in 21 cou...
2019-05-26 13:30

Trump brushes off North Korea's launch of 'some small weapons' President says recent missile tests bother some people, but not him, and praises regime for calling Joe Biden ‘a fool of low IQ’Donald Trump has dismissed concerns about North Korea’s recent missile tests, calling them “small weapons”, a day after hi...
2019-05-26 13:30

Christian rightwing figures warn abortion fight could lead to civil war Wave of extreme bans appears to have amped up predictions by magazines and politicians that abortion is cause of coming conflictProminent figures on the Christian right in the US ranging from religious magazines to authors to elected politicians have...
2019-05-26 13:30

End game: the fall of Theresa May It seemed she could survive any setback. But eventually a beleaguered prime minister ran out of allies and optionsAfter her emotional resignation statement on Friday morning, Theresa May retired to Downing Street for a few private, comforting words w...
2019-05-26 13:30

Why are so many people dying in US prisons and jails? The number of Americans dying while incarcerated has surged while the US prison population has increased by 500% over the last 40 yearsOn 10 July 2015, 28-year-old Sandra Bland was pulled over in Prairie View, Texas, for what she was told by Texas st...
2019-05-26 13:30

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap comment Israel’s president says he’s shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home...
2019-05-26 13:15

The Latest: Tennis mixes with tropical plants at French Open Tennis and tropical plants, an incongruous mix beautifully blended on the new Simonne-Mathieu court at Roland Garros        ...
2019-05-26 12:45

Barcelona face summer rebuild... but is Ernesto Valverde the right man for the job? Ernesto Valverde was close to tears as he spoke to the media after the game. This was a painful finale for the Barcelona coach, and it might be the end....
2019-05-26 12:45

| Valencia stun deflated Barcelona to win Copa del Rey Barcelona wanted a trophy to ease their Champions League heartache, but instead fell to another shock defeat as Valencia pulled off a thrilling victory to win the Copa del Rey....
2019-05-26 12:45

| 'I owe it all to Niki', says Hamilton of F1 success Lewis Hamilton said he owed his status as a five-time world champion to Niki Lauda after dedicating his 85th pole position to him at the Monaco Grand Prix....
2019-05-26 12:45

| Curtain up for returning Federer at new-look Roland Garros Roger Federer returns to a new look Roland Garros after a four-year absence, admitting he'll be an underdog in his attempt to claim a 21st Grand Slam title....
2019-05-26 12:45

| Struggling Bulls get Vermeulen injury news boost Bulls No 8 Duane Vermeulen has given the team's fans a welcome boost by confirming the injury he suffered against the Brumbies in Canberra is not serious....
2019-05-26 12:45

The big picture: joy and nostalgia in a French water park Photographer Franck Bohbot evokes the freedom and friendships of summers past in his dreamlike series Forever YoungThe earliest family holidays Franck Bohbot remembers were in Alicante, in the south of Spain. The first thing he and his parents did wa...
2019-05-26 12:30

Elton John: 'They wanted to tone down the sex and drugs. But I haven’t led a PG-13 life' In this exclusive article, Elton John writes about his extraordinary life and why he finally decided to give the Rocketman biopic the green lightI was in the cinema for about 15 minutes before I started crying. Not crying as in the occasional tear qu...
2019-05-26 12:30

'Generation Jobless' Looks Back on How Financial Crisis Shaped Careers Members of the class of 2009 graduated from college into a recession, struggled to get their footing in the full-time workforce—and today some are grateful for the lessons in grit....
2019-05-26 12:30

JDS Asks Party Members Not To Speak To Media After Massive Poll Defeat After the massive defeat faced by Janata Dal (Secular) and Congress alliance in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, JD(S) working president MS Narayan Rao has issued a circular to party leaders,......
2019-05-26 12:30

PM Modi Calls On Vice President Naidu PM Modi reached the vice president house here to meet Mr Naidu this morning. "Shri Narendra Bhai Modi ji called on me today morning. Greeted him on being elected as the leader of NDA and the next......
2019-05-26 12:30

What to Watch For in the European Parliament Election Results More than 400 million Europeans are eligible to vote in an election that will measure the strength of populists — and of supporters of the European Union....
2019-05-26 12:30

Investors Try Stock Picking as Volatility Rises Sharp equity swings have caught the attention of some individual investors who believe the market has reached a point where picking the right individual stocks matters more than throwing money into index-tracking funds....
2019-05-26 12:15

Jennifer Lopez Redefines Gym Selfies As She Shows Off Her Toned Abs Jennifer Lopez is once again proving that she's simply unstoppable. The multi-talented artist is only a few weeks from launching her It's My Party tour, which kicks off on June 7......
2019-05-26 12:15

Prince Harry's Friend and Polo Star Nacho Figueras Calls Him "Compassionate" in Moving Post Polo star Nacho Figueras is singing Prince Harry's praises after their big polo match this weekend in Rome. Prince Harry and Figueras both participated in the 2019 Sentebale ISPS......
2019-05-26 12:15

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2019-05-26 12:15

From Living on $5 a Day to $1 Million Paychecks: How Life Has Completely Changed for the Game of Thrones Stars They survived winter. While Game of Thrones came to a controversial conclusion last Sunday night, our watch isn't over just yet as HBO is set to air a two-hour documentary dedicated......
2019-05-26 12:15

Trump awards ‘President’s Cup’ at sumo match in Japan President Trump is accustomed to congratulating sports stars in the United States. But no president before him has ever presented a championship trophy to a sumo wrestler in Japan....
2019-05-26 12:15

Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico injured in traffic accident Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico, Nelson Olivero, was injured in a traffic accident in Mexico City, along with several others from the embassy, the Guatemalan foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday....
2019-05-26 11:45

China's robot censors crank up as Tiananmen anniversary nears It's the most sensitive day of the year for China's internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square, and with under two weeks to go, China's robot censors are working overtime....
2019-05-26 11:45

Yemen's Houthis say attacked Saudi's Jizan airport by drone: Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's Masirah TV reported on Sunday....
2019-05-26 11:45

Aide to winning candidate of India's ruling BJP shot dead An aide to an Indian ruling party candidate, who recently defeated Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi for a seat in parliament, was shot dead overnight, police said on Sunday....
2019-05-26 11:45

Former Thai PM and influential royal adviser Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98 Former Thai prime minister and influential royal adviser General Prem Tinsulanonda died on Sunday morning at age 98 in a Bangkok hospital, a palace official told Reuters....
2019-05-26 11:45

Papua New Guinea prime minister quits after weeks of turmoil Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announced his resignation on Sunday after seven years in the top job following weeks of high-level defections from the ruling party....
2019-05-26 11:45

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet on Sunday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significant agenda" to deliver and it was time to get back to business....
2019-05-26 11:45

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow to Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), in an election on Sunday that could hasten the end of their loveless federal coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-05-26 11:45

Lebanese PM: new budget start of 'a long road' to economic safety The Lebanese draft state budget for 2019 is the start of a "long road" and shows Lebanon is determined to tackle public sector waste, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said, after his unity cabinet wrapped up marathon talks on the plan....
2019-05-26 11:45

Hungary's Orban hopes for anti-immigration shift in Europe in vote The European parliamentary election will hopefully strengthen anti-immigration political forces across Europe, Hungarian right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban told reporters after he cast his vote on Sunday....
2019-05-26 11:45

UK must leave EU on Oct. 31 even without a deal: PM candidate McVey Britain must quit the European Union at the end of October even if that means leaving without a deal, Conservative lawmaker Esther McVey, one of the candidates to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Sunday....
2019-05-26 11:45

UK opposition Labour's McDonnell says must work to block a 'no deal' Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party will seek to prevent Prime Minister Theresa May's successor taking the country out of the European Union without a deal, its finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Sunday....
2019-05-26 11:45

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
2019-05-26 11:45

U.S. ambassador urges China to talk to the Dalai Lama China should hold talks with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to the Himalayan region where he criticized Beijing for interfering in religious freedom....
2019-05-26 11:45

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called for Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prisoners to end their hunger strike in a statement read by one of his lawyers on Sunday, 200 days after one MP launched the protest....
2019-05-26 11:45

Europeans vote, with EU future in balance Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy....
2019-05-26 11:45

Trade beef aside, Trump and Abe bond over burgers, sumo and golf U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, turning to personal diplomacy for the second day of a Japan visit shadowed by tough trade talk....
2019-05-26 11:45

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday quoted by the semi-official news agency Fars as saying....
2019-05-26 11:45

Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister Iranian will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his country signed....
2019-05-26 11:45

Trump's Japan Visit: Golf, Burgers and a Provocative Tweet Just moments before departing his Tokyo hotel for a round of golf with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the president wrote on Twitter that he is not bothered by North Korea’s recent missile tests....
2019-05-26 11:45

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling of various budget and health crises, including a $13 billion plan to double liquefied natural gas ex...
2019-05-26 11:45

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
2019-05-26 11:45

Rahul Gandhi's Plain-Speak To Congress Leaders Who "Pushed" Sons: Sources Rahul Gandhi remained firm on his decision to quit as the Congress president following the party's decimation in the national election, even though his offer was unanimously rejected at a meeting of......
2019-05-26 11:45

In These Villages, Bride Marries Groom's Sister To "Protect Him" Tribals in villages of Surkheda, Sanada and Ambal follow an unusual tradition where marriages take place without the groom's physical presence. Groom's unmarried sister or any unmarried woman from his......
2019-05-26 11:45

Mandate For Creating New India's New Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath says the massive mandate in the Lok Sabha polls was a mandate for creating "new India's new Uttar Pradesh" and gave a befitting reply to those parties......
2019-05-26 11:45

Special Status, Finances Feature In PM-Jagan Reddy Discussions In Delhi Andhra Pradesh's Chief Minister elect Jagan Mohan Reddy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah in Delhi today to discuss the several issues including the Special Category status for the state.......
2019-05-26 11:45

CBI Alerts Airports To Stop Ex-Kolkata Top Cop From Flying Abroad Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar should not be allowed to leave the country, the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has said in a lookout notice to airports and ports in connection with......
2019-05-26 11:45

"Not Ready For Politics Right Now. Decline The Offer I Got": Sonu Nigam Popular singer Sonu Nigam has often shared his opinion on various socio-political issues, but politics is one area that he is not ready to enter right now, he says....
2019-05-26 11:45

Finals-bound Raptors channel Kawhi Leonard’s focus as Warriors await Kyle Lowry couldn’t wipe the smile off his face. Kawhi Leonard accepted a hug from Drake. But the Raptors' collective focus remained on their upcoming series with the back-to-back champion Golden State Warriors, rather than on their long-awaited post...
2019-05-26 11:45

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening to close their accounts unless the bank plays nice....
2019-05-26 11:45

Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times The recession and financial crisis of 2008 never ended for many cash-strapped Americans. While the economy and stock market are booming, and many Americans are enjoying the benefits, others are headed for financial disaster. That’s the warning of the...
2019-05-26 11:45

Here’s why you should pay your interns There are few endeavors more enriching or beneficial for college kids than a summer internship. It both complements and supplements their studies, and offers a glimpse into a potential career path. The responsibility lies on the kids to pursue the in...
2019-05-26 11:45

My hatred of broccoli has apparently struck a chord Dear John: Your broccoli comments could be viewed by some as market manipulation. Supply and demand can be a very personal and fickle thing, just like the like (or dislike) of broccoli....
2019-05-26 11:45

Montreal marks 50th anniversary of John Lennon, Yoko Ono bed-in for peace A half-century later, the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel is celebrating their storied pacifist pitch to the world with an art exhibition and tours of the suite they occupied....
2019-05-26 11:30

Motofest: ‘A two-day, four-wheeled car extravaganza’ | Martin Love It’s now the largest free urban motorsport festival in the UK and this year’s event in Coventry should prove to be spectacular – especially if you love CitroënMotofestWhen 1-2 JuneWhere CoventryPrice FreeDetails coventrymotofest.comBrexit uncertainty...
2019-05-26 11:30

Puff pastry recipes | Nigel Slater A sheet of frozen puff pastry is the magic key to the quickest, crispest tartsThere is rarely much in the freezer. Coffee beans, a tub of vanilla ice cream and another of Italian lemon sorbet (I mix them, try it), blackcurrants for yogurt smoothies, ...
2019-05-26 11:30

Action stations: a family activity break in the French Pyrenees Tree climbing, ziplining, rafting and hiking, plus many more activities from a flexible menu, make a fun-packed family holidayOur night at the Vénasque mountain refuge, close to the Spanish border high in the French Pyrenees, was going better than we...
2019-05-26 11:30

My ex was charming but critical. Now I’ve lost all my confidence | Dear Mariella Work out why you were so susceptible to him – and pursue only what appeals to you, says Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma I’m a woman in my early 30s and six months ago I was dumped. Our relationship was long distance, developed quickly and was the most i...
2019-05-26 11:30

Why are arguments always so black and white? | Eva Wiseman From politics to the bear pit of the Jeremy Kyle Show and Radio 4’s Today programme, there seems little room for nuance. And yet we live in a world where most issues shade into greyWhen you publish opinions in the paper, it is not uncommon to then re...
2019-05-26 11:30

Electra Attitude Cruiser: ‘A chilled-out bike to take the stress out of cycling’ | Martin Love What’s the rush? Recapture the pleasure of life on two wheels by taking it easy on an Electra dream rideElectra Attitude Cruiser EBC 93 3iPrice £699.95, electrabike.comFrame AluminiumGears Shimano NexusBrakes DiscTyres Schwalbe Fat FrankClose your ey...
2019-05-26 11:30

An arty approach to eye colour | Funmi Fetto Brushes at the ready to create a painted lid. Plus, high-end scents for a low price, and skincare for a better glowThis colourful arty eye, as created by Tom Pecheux at the SS19 Esteban Cortázar show, looks complicated. However, once you’ve applied a...
2019-05-26 11:30

From the archive: An American’s love letter to London from 1965 How did visitors from across the pond view our capital back in the 60s? According to this feature published in 1965 in the Observer, it was best to see it on foot…The Observer Magazine issue of 18 April 1965 was a guide to London, introduced with a f...
2019-05-26 11:30

A new babysitter means it’s tidy up time at home… in appearance at least Stepping up the war on domestic mess and chaos in advance of an outsider arriving provokes bubble wrap-induced separation anxiety‘That’s not, like, mess mess,’ I say to myself, looking at the plastic bin filled with bubble-wrap atop our fridge. It’s ...
2019-05-26 11:30

Didi Gregorius’ return to the Yankees coming into focus Didi Gregorius went hitless in three at-bats and played seven innings at shortstop in his first rehab game with Single-A Tampa in a 2-1 loss in Bradenton on Saturday night on his road back from offseason Tommy John surgery. “I texted with him probabl...
2019-05-26 11:15

Mac security hole reportedly lets attackers bypass app safeguards Apple may have another Gatekeeper security flaw on its hands. Researcher Filippo Cavallarin has detailed a macOS vulnerability that he said would let attackers install malware without the usual permission request. As Gatekeeper considers network sh...
2019-05-26 11:15

Poland challenges EU's new copyright law over censorship fears The EU's contentious copyright law is already facing some opposition from one of its existing members. Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Court of Justice arguing that the law's requirement for filtering content had the poten...
2019-05-26 11:15

Bucks locker room stays positive after season ends in East finals What I'm Hearing: Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel describes the somber but upbeat mood in the Bucks locker room after being eliminated by the Raptors.        ...
2019-05-26 11:15

Indianapolis 500 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV, weather information and more It’s race day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and we've got all the information you need to get ready for Sunday's 103rd running of the Indy 500:        ...
2019-05-26 11:15

Opinion: How the Raptors turned the series around to reach the NBA Finals After falling behind 2-0, Raptors coach Nick Nurse made a series of adjustments that sparked a turnaround and led Toronto to the NBA Finals.        ...
2019-05-26 11:15

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
2019-05-26 11:15

Trump downplays North Korean missile treat In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
2019-05-26 11:15

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings....
2019-05-26 11:15

Iran's president says country could hold vote over nuke deal Iran's president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country's nuclear program amid tensions with the United States....
2019-05-26 11:15

Countries to watch as divided Europe chooses its parliament As voters in all 28 European Union countries elect a new shared parliament , here are some key races to watch in the battle to fill the 751 seats in the European Parliament: ITALY Italy's anti-migrant, anti-Islam interior minister, Matteo Salvini, ha...
2019-05-26 11:15

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offered to him by his clients, many of them religious tourists from neighboring Iran....
2019-05-26 11:15

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:15 a.m....
2019-05-26 11:15

Renault and Fiat Chrysler reportedly in talks over tie-up The FCA Group and Renault are in talks over a wide-ranging partnership – which could lead to FCA joining the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Renault are reported to be in ‘advanced discussions’ over a wide-rang...
2019-05-26 11:15

"Can't Judge Players On One Bad Game": Ravindra Jadeja After India's Loss India lost to New Zealand in the first warm-up match ahead of all important World Cup 2019 as the batsmen failed to score runs on a slightly bowling friendly pitch....
2019-05-26 11:15

Lee Bowyer deserves more credit than most for Charlton Athletic's turnaround On the subject of returning to a former club as manager, who could have predicted Lee Bowyer would do quite so well at Charlton Athletic? As a player, he always had a reputation as a bit of a rebel, something of a tearaway....
2019-05-26 11:15

Joao Felix: Man United warned by Benfica over £105m transfer release clause Manchester United will not be allowed to sign Joao Felix on the cheap, with Benfica insisting that the 19-year-old's £105million release clause must be met....
2019-05-26 11:15

Charlton vs Sunderland: League One Play-Off Final 2019 prediction, live stream, TV channel, tickets, odds Charlton will look to secure promotion back to the Championship after three seasons in the third tier of English football in the League One Play-Off Final against Sunderland today....
2019-05-26 11:15

AR will build upon data aggregation’s disruption of real estate In the same way that VR startups have found thriving uses in architecture and construction, AR is creating new opportunities for real estate companiesRead More...
2019-05-26 11:15

Niantic’s view of the future of augmented reality Ross Finman, head of AR at Niantic, talked with gaming personality Blair Herter about the future of augmented reality at GamesBeat Summit 2019.Read More...
2019-05-26 11:15

Superhot VR studio tested ‘larger’ levels for Oculus Quest port Superhot VR studio Superhot Team experimented with larger levels for the Oculus Quest port of their hit game -- but found it wasn't a good idea.Read More...
2019-05-26 11:15

AI doesn’t always need to be more human It's time to stop obsessing over making AI seem human and start focusing on how this transformative technology can help consumers, businesses, and society.Read More...
2019-05-26 11:15

Tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma; at least 2 deaths confirmed: reports Severe damage, including fatalities, occurred after a fierce tornado struck in El Reno, Okla., on Saturday night, according to local police and media reports....
2019-05-26 11:15

Thai Former Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda dead at 98 Prem Tinsulanonda, who as army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand’s most influential political figures over four decades, has died at age 98....
2019-05-26 10:45

4 Terrorists Including ISIS Member Killed By Afghan Special Forces At least four terrorists, including a local ISIS member, were killed in an operation carried out by Afghan Special Forces in Nangarhar province, local media reported on Saturday....
2019-05-26 10:45

High Stakes For Italian Enclave As Europe's Biggest Casino Goes Bust Campione d'Italia, a tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland's Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after its main source of income -- a giant casino -- went bankrupt....
2019-05-26 10:45

Ex-Thai PM And Influential Royal Adviser, Who Staged 13 Coups, Dies At 98 Former Thai prime minister and influential royal adviser General Prem Tinsulanonda died on Sunday morning at age 98 in a Bangkok hospital, a palace official told Reuters....
2019-05-26 10:45

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Strike On Saudi's Jizan Airport: Report Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's Masirah TV reported on Sunday....
2019-05-26 10:45

Israel's Elbit Systems get $127 mln contract in south Asia Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the army of a country in south Asia....
2019-05-26 10:45

UPDATE 1-China to offer liquidity to Baoshang Bank China's central bank said on Sunday that it would offer liquidity to Inner Mongolia-based Baoshang Bank, which the country's financial regulators have said they would take over due to the serious credit risks it poses....
2019-05-26 10:45

|Trump’sthrottlingofHuaweicouldbackfireonUStech Major US companies are worried that export controls being considered by Washington, related to technologies seen as essential to competitiveness, could actually impede them from competing in lucrative markets, writes Bloomberg's Molly Schuetz and Edw...
2019-05-26 10:45

|Trainpain:CapeTownisnotgivinguponrunningMetrorail City of Cape Town councillor Angus McKenzie maintains the Democratic Alliance run metro would not give up its fight to have national government cede management responsibility of the Metrorail network in that city....
2019-05-26 10:45

|SundayRead:Darkhousetolighthouse-anindustryleader'sEskomsurvivalguideforSA Fin24 talks smart manufacturing - and how SA can solve the Eskom problem - with Magnus Ekbäck, VP Strategy & Business Development at Sandvik, which operates one of the world's 9 "lighthouse" factories chosen by the World Economic Forum....
2019-05-26 10:45

Democrats and GOP might negotiate over a less strict version of net neutrality Last month, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives approved the Save the Internet Act by a vote of 232-190. The bill would return net neutrality to the books; the Obama-era rules made sure that all streaming content was treated the same by ...
2019-05-26 10:30

Deal: Sony Xperia 10 on sale for killer prices on Amazon and Best Buy Despite the fact that Sony Mobile won't be focusing on the US market going forward, the Japanese company will still sell its smartphones through local retailers. Other markets like Australia, Canada, South America, Africa and parts of Asia haven't be...
2019-05-26 10:30

District rescinds offer to re-hire N.H. lunch lady A school district has rescinded an offer to re-hire a New Hampshire lunch lady fired after giving a student free food now that the student's mother disputes her....
2019-05-26 10:30

Utah Supreme Court suspends Judge Michael Kwan for anti-Trump jokes The court ruled that Judge Michael Kwan, who served for 20 years in Taylorsville, violated Utah's judicial code of conduct by mocking President Donald Trump from 2016 to 2017....
2019-05-26 10:30

Heavy traffic and long delays reported on I-17 PHOENIX (AP) – Authorities report heavy traffic on northbound Interstate 17 and say drivers headed to northern Arizona should expect long delays. The Arizona Department of Transportation said late Saturday morning that the longest delays were b...
2019-05-26 10:00

Guard F-16s to conduct Memorial Day flyovers in Tucson area TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Two F-16 jet fighters from the Arizona Air National Guard will conduct five flyovers of cemeteries and other locations in the Tucson area on Monday as part of Memorial Day observations. The jets are part of the 162nd Wing b...
2019-05-26 10:00

Utah judge suspended for criticizing Trump on social media and in court _____ A Utah judge has been suspended for six months without pay after he made a series of critical statements about President Donald Trump online and in his courtroom over the past few years. The Utah Supreme Court filed its court ruling this past w...
2019-05-26 10:00

Update: Missing 92-year-old and his 61-year-old son found safe UPDATE: Authorities said Ismael and David Ruiz were found safe. The father and son were found 34 miles away from home in Green Valley. The pair were stopped while trying to enter a mine, according to a TPD spokesperson. They have been transported bac...
2019-05-26 10:00

Saturday Forecast: Below average temperatures and breezy conditions TUCSON – May continues to bring us below average temperatures, thanks to the low pressure systems that have brought wind and cooler temperatures. Models showed another system approaching the region Sunday and tracking through the area into Mond...
2019-05-26 10:00

Summer Safety: Tips to prevent hot car deaths TUCSON-Temperatures are on the rise in Tucson, and first responders want to remind you of the dangerous situations you could be putting your child or pet in without even realizing it. Since April, there have been 9 children who have died in hot cars ...
2019-05-26 10:00

Pima County public pools open for Memorial Day weekend TUCSON – Pima County’s nine public swimming pools are open for Memorial Day weekend. The pools officially opened on May 25th. Four pools (Wade McLean, the Northwest YMCA, Manzanita and Ajo) will be open through Labor Day, Sept. 2. Grab your towel an...
2019-05-26 10:00

College Board adds SAT adversity score TUCSON — A big change is coming to the SAT. The College Board, the non profit that administers the test will be adding an adversity score to assess students not only on their math and verbal skills but also their educational and socioeconomic b...
2019-05-26 10:00

This is one smart device that every urban home could use Living in a dense urban environment brings many startup-fuelled conveniences, be it near instant delivery of food — or pretty much whatever else you fancy — to a whole range of wheels that can be hopped on (or into) to whisk you around at...
2019-05-26 10:00

New Government Formation, GDP Data To Guide Market Trend: Experts In terms of quarterly results, companies like Abbott India, Bharat Heavy Electricals, Emami, GAIL, Interglobe Aviation, Punjab National Bank, SpiceJet, Sun Pharma, GMR Infra, M&M and Power Finance......
2019-05-26 09:45

Xbox One SHOCK: Good News for Xbox fans as E3 2019 game reveals leak? PS4 fans look away It looks like Microsoft's E3 plans have leaked ahead of the show next month and it looks great. Which is probably not the news PlayStation were hoping for....
2019-05-26 09:30

Yankees sweep away Royals for seventh straight victory KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees have spent the past week playing the two worst teams in the American League — and they’ve taken advantage of the favor the schedule-makers gave them. On Saturday, they swept a split doubleheader against the Royals, winn...
2019-05-26 09:30

Carlos Correa’s clutch hit in ninth propels Astros past Red Sox HOUSTON — Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the top of the inning, Aledmys Diaz led off the bottom with a double to left off...
2019-05-26 09:30

Twitter explodes over Drake’s love of the Raptors Twitter couldn’t get enough of Toronto-born rapper Drake’s joy during the game and after his beloved Raptors reached the NBA Finals by eliminating the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 on Saturday night. Drake, of course, already has grabbed head...
2019-05-26 09:30

AEW closes Double or Nothing with surprise that puts WWE on notice The hype was warranted and pro wrestling may never be the same. All Elite Wrestling delivered on the boasts it would be a viable alternative to WWE. Cody Rhodes even took a symbolic shot at the company and the night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas ende...
2019-05-26 09:30

Why Charles Barkley thinks the Raptors will stun Warriors Charles Barkley is going against the grain once again. TNT’s loquacious “Inside the NBA” analyst said he believes the Toronto Raptors will beat the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, going against fellow analysts Shaquille O&#...
2019-05-26 09:30

Yankees’ Luke Voit has homecoming to remember KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There are homecomings and there are home-run comings. Luke Voit put on a Show Me State exhibition for his loyal fans in his home state. Voit blasted a 470-foot, two-run home run to left field in the seventh inning Saturday at Kauff...
2019-05-26 09:30

This play by Yankees’ Gio Urshela was ‘unbelievable’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Gio Urshela made another highlight-reel play at third base to start the bottom of the eighth inning in the Yankees’ 7-3 victory over the Royals in the first game on Saturday, getting to Martin Maldonado’s hard grounder with a...
2019-05-26 09:30

Yankees will be pushing bullpen as they wait on Paxton, Sabathia KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While the Yankees wait to see if James Paxton and CC Sabathia recover from their knee issues in time to rejoin the rotation soon, manager Aaron Boone acknowledged he will have to piece together some games with his bullpen. Boone sa...
2019-05-26 09:30

Elon Musk may be a pain, but that doesn’t mean his ideas are crazy | John Naughton Could Tesla owners one day farm out their cars as self-driving taxis?You don’t have to be a psychiatrist to wonder if Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla, is off his rocker. I mean to say, how many leaders of US public companies get into trouble with the...
2019-05-26 09:30

The $2m drug reveals medical research as a casino culture | Kenan Malik Does Zolgensma, a revolutionary one-off treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, really need to cost so much?How much is a life worth? $2.15m? That’s the staggering price of a drug produced by the pharmaceutical giant Novartis that has just come on the...
2019-05-26 09:30

'Labour must find backbone and back second referendum' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has said the party must fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election....
2019-05-26 09:30

Climate protesters stage 'die-in' at Queensland Museum's dinosaur exhibit Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion demonstrators, many dressed as endangered animals, rally in BrisbaneAround 250 environmental activists have laid down among the dinosaurs at the Queensland Museum on Sunday, in the first large Extinction Rebellion eve...
2019-05-26 09:15

Culture shock for ‘big yoghurt’ as foodies switch to DIY Commercial sales dip but environmental concerns make home yoghurt kits a growth areaSue Reed, who lives in Northumberland and runs a business knitting with recycled wool, has been making her own yoghurt for years. “We’ve been trying to live sustainab...
2019-05-26 09:15

Iran says US 'hostile policies' dangerous for the region President Trump's plan to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East is "extremely dangerous" for peace in the region, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif....
2019-05-26 09:15

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body in California has been arrested in China and returned to the United States to face prosecution....
2019-05-26 08:45

FAA investigating Chick-fil-A's exclusion at Texas airport The Federal Aviation Administration says it's investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners' record on LGBT issues....
2019-05-26 08:45

Family of woman mauled to death by lion push for tighter safety regulations The family of a woman mauled to death by a lion last year while interning at a North Carolina animal preserve is pushing for new safety regulations to prevent similar attacks....
2019-05-26 08:45

Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
2019-05-26 08:45

Dozens of attorneys general ask Betsy DeVos to forgive  disabled vets students loans  Attorneys general from 47 states, three territories and the District of Columbia on sent a letter Friday to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos asking her to forgive more than $1 billion in student loans for disabled veterans....
2019-05-26 08:45

‘Barefoot Bandit’ bid to end probation, become motivational speaker is denied A man who attracted notoriety as the “Barefoot Bandit” has been ordered to complete his probation after requesting that he be allowed to visit friends overseas and accept work outside Washington state as a motivational speaker, according to reports....
2019-05-26 08:45

5 TV shows to binge-watch over Memorial Day weekend, from 'Lonely Island' to 'Catch-22' If you want baking humor ("Nailed It!"), literary humor ("Catch-22") or some combination, we have five shows worth watching this Memorial Day weekend.        ...
2019-05-26 08:45

We tried meal kits from both Blue Apron and Plated to see which one makes the best meals Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
2019-05-26 08:30

Vintage planes soar over Lady Liberty in spectacular display This thrilling photo shows a squadron of World War II planes accompanying a DC-3 across New York Harbor — with Lady Liberty herself appearing to wave them through with her torch. The planes were en route to Long Island Saturday, for the 16th An...
2019-05-26 08:30

Robbery suspect critically injured after jumping off Brooklyn Bridge ramp A man committed a robbery in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood Saturday night, but was in critical condition after jumping from an off ramp of the Brooklyn Bridge to elude cops, police said. After fleeing the scene of the robbery by car, he drove a...
2019-05-26 08:30

77-year-old woman fatally stabbed in Brooklyn apartment A 77-year-old woman was fatally stabbed and her husband, 87, was viciously knifed in his arms and chest in their Brooklyn apartment Saturday evening. Police believe the two had been attacked by a third person — who they’re searching for. The wo...
2019-05-26 08:30

Hillary Clinton blasts Trump, says president is ‘running scared,’ claims Pelosi video is ‘sexist trash’ Hillary Clinton hasn’t announced a 2020 run for the White House but remarks she delivered in Houston may have sounded like a campaign speech to some listeners....
2019-05-26 08:30

NBA Finals: Warriors vs. Raptors schedule and TV times It all comes down to this. The long playoff journey has arrived at the NBA Finals. It's the Warriors and Raptors for the Larry O'Brien Trophy.        ...
2019-05-26 08:30

Huskers beat Michigan to make 1st B10 title game since 2014 Spencer Schwellenbach had three hits and drove in three runs, and Robbie Palkert threw 5 1-3 innings of strong relief as Nebraska advanced to the Big Ten Tournament championship game with a 7-3 win over Michigan on Saturday night    &...
2019-05-26 08:30

Correa's RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox        ...
2019-05-26 08:30

Yankees hold on for DH sweep of Royals, win 7th straight Austin Romine and Cameron Maybin each drove in two in New York's five-run second inning, and the Yankees held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5, completing a doubleheader sweep for their seventh straight win       &...
2019-05-26 08:30

Ryu's shutout streak ends; Dodgers still roll by Pirates 7-2 Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager both doubled and drove in two runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers slugged their way past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2        ...
2019-05-26 08:30

Raptors close out Bucks to reach first NBA Finals SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break down the Raptors' closeout win over the Bucks that clinched a spot in the NBA Finals.        ...
2019-05-26 08:30

Virginia rallies, upends Duke in double overtime; Yale returns to NCAA championship game Virginia rallied late and scored in double overtime to upend Duke and advance to the NCAA title game, where it will face defending champion Yale.        ...
2019-05-26 08:30

Dale Earnhardt Jr. explains how IndyCar can learn from NASCAR's qualifying blunders Should the Indy 500 guarantee entries for some drivers and teams? NASCAR's 15-time most popular driver and NBC analyst leans toward a hard No.        ...
2019-05-26 08:30

Drake was so happy throughout Raptors' Game 6 win over Bucks Drake gave Nick Nurse another shoulder rub during the Toronto Raptors' Eastern Conference title celebration.        ...
2019-05-26 08:30

Grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski makes MLB debut with Giants Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, was called up by the San Francisco Giants and made his major league debut.        ...
2019-05-26 08:30

Auburn radio voice Rod Bramblett, wife Paula, die following car accident Rod Bramblett, the lead radio voice for the Auburn Tigers, and his wife Paula died Saturday night from injuries suffered in a car accident.        ...
2019-05-26 08:30

Raptors finish off Bucks in Game 6 to reach NBA Finals for first time Kawhi Leonard sent the Raptors to the NBA Finals with another huge performance in a 100-94 series-clinching win over the Bucks in Game 6.        ...
2019-05-26 08:30

Why Disney+ Freaks Me Out About the Future of Streaming It certainly seems like the world of streaming video entered a new epoch recently. Last week, Comcast finally handed the reigns of Hulu over to Disney, which means the company will have not only the impending Disney+ streaming service but also a live...
2019-05-26 08:30

Stranger Things Is Getting a Striking New Art Book, and We've Got a Peek Inside A few years back, we shared a gorgeous art book from Printed In Blood paying tribute to John Carpenter’s The Thing. The imprint’s latest release is just as stunning, with art that brings the topsy-turvy world of Netflix’s Stranger Things to vivid lif...
2019-05-26 08:30

Health Officials Reportedly Threatened Air Travel Ban for Individuals With Measles Eight individuals thought to be infected with measles reportedly canceled their air travel plans after they learned they could be placed under a health-related travel ban.Read more......
2019-05-26 08:30

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
2019-05-26 08:30

A Quiet Place Sequel Creeps Silently Toward a March 2020 Release Date We don’t yet know the name of the sequel to A Quiet Place, but we know the silence will be falling down upon us a little earlier than expected.Read more......
2019-05-26 08:30

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in the Levant, the administration of US President Donald Trump starts to roll out his version of a widel...
2019-05-26 08:15

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it interviewed 13 detainees from a group of 53...
2019-05-26 08:15

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conserva...
2019-05-26 08:15

Calhoun rallies Angels past Rangers 3-2 to snap 5-game skid ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kole Calhoun drove in the tying run in the ninth inning with an RBI double and then score the winner on pinch-hitter Jared Walsh’s single to left field as the Los Angeles Angels rallied for a 3-2 win over the Texas Ranger...
2019-05-26 08:15

Official: Likely tornado destroys motel in Oklahoma EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a likely tornado has destroyed a motel and caused other damage in the Oklahoma City area. Meteorologist Rick Smith in Norman says the suspected twister hit El Reno on Saturday night as a powerfu...
2019-05-26 08:15

Thai media report death of ex-PM Prem Tinsulanonda BANGKOK (AP) — Prem Tinsulanonda (tee-NAH’-soo-lah-nohn), one of Thailand’s most influential political figures over four decades who served as army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace, has died at age 98. Thai media ...
2019-05-26 08:15

The Latest: Polls open in Belgium in EU, national elections BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on elections for the European Parliament (all times local): 8:05 a.m. Belgians are heading to the polls in European Union, national and regional elections Sunday. Polls opened at 8 a.m. (0700GMT) and the first estimates and...
2019-05-26 08:15

Still Have "Confidence" In North Korea's Kim Jong Un: Trump US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to express his "confidence" in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite Pyongyang's recent weapons tests and deadlocked nuclear talks....
2019-05-26 08:15

Cannot Advise Jews To Wear Kippah Everywhere In Germany: Official Germany's government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks....
2019-05-26 08:15

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
2019-05-26 08:15

US Student Wrote, "I'm From Hong Kong." Intense Chinese Anger Followed Sitting on a bus in Boston, thousands of miles from her home in Hong Kong, college student Frances Hui crossed paths with an inquisitive fellow passenger. Where are you from? the passenger pressed....
2019-05-26 08:15

Families Demand Answers After 29 Inmates Die In Venezuela Jail Riot Wracked with pain and anger, dozens of families gathered in front of a morgue in the Venezuelan town of Acarigua on Saturday after 29 inmates died in rioting at a police station jail....
2019-05-26 08:15

Trump Retweets Video Of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Claims She Has "Lost It" US President Donald Trump, engaged in personal attacks on House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, retweeted a heavily edited video that falsely claimed the Democratic leader had difficulty......
2019-05-26 08:15

Mentoring His Much Younger Bruins Teammates Is Vintage Zdeno Chara At 42, Chara is 14 years older than Boston’s next oldest defenseman, and he will be seeking his second title with the Bruins when the Stanley Cup finals start on Monday....
2019-05-26 07:30

Fighter pilots saw small plane crash off Florida coast FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a small airplane that crashed hundreds of miles off the coast of Florida shortly after it was approached by U.S. military jets. News outlets report that Fort Lauderdale Executive A...
2019-05-26 07:30

Texas Tech tops West Virginia 10-3, stays alive in Big 12 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brian Klein and Cameron Warren each had two hits to help top-seeded Texas Tech defeat West Virginia 10-3 on Saturday in the Big 12 Tournament semifinal round. The teams will meet again later Saturday, with the winner advancing to...
2019-05-26 07:30

Nwogu, Michigan beat Nebraska 18-8 to stay alive in Big Ten OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Nwogu had three hits and knocked in four runs to help Michigan defeat Nebraska 18-8 in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal round on Saturday. The teams will play again later Saturday, with the winner advancing to the championsh...
2019-05-26 07:30

Marte homers again as Diamondbacks rout Giants 10-4 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ildemaro Vargas was adamant that he scored before the Giants completed an inning-ending double play in the first, quickly calling for Arizona manager Tory Lovullo to ask for a replay. Vargas’ headfirst dive into home plate ...
2019-05-26 07:30

Nido homers in 13th, Ramos homers twice as Mets beat Tigers NEW YORK (AP) — Tomás Nido homered against Buck Farmer leading off the 13th inning, Wilson Ramos homered twice and the New York Mets beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 Saturday for another comeback victory during this wild homestand. Nido drove a 2-0 pitch ...
2019-05-26 07:30

Red Sox LHP Price leaves in 1st with illness HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price has left his start at Houston due to flu-like symptoms. Price lasted three batters and 15 pitches before leaving with two out in the first inning Saturday night. It was the shortest start of Price...
2019-05-26 07:30

Vandy powers past LSU 13-4 and into SEC championship game HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Ty Duvall drove in four runs and Ethan Paul three, powering Vanderbilt into the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game with a 13-4 victory over LSU on Saturday. The top-seeded Commodores (48-10), chasing their third ...
2019-05-26 07:30

Man dies in Hawaii after reported shark attack MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — A man has died in Hawaii after a reported shark attack. Authorities say shark warning signs were being posted in the Ka’anapali Beach Park area on Maui where the man died Saturday morning. The signs will remain in place unti...
2019-05-26 07:30

Ali Adnan helps Whitecaps beat FC Dallas 2-1 VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ali Adnan had his first MLS goal to help the Vancouver Whitecaps beat FC Dallas 2-1 on Saturday. Lucas Venuto also scored for Vancouver (4-6-3) and Maxime Crepeau made three saves. Adnan split defenders Michael Barr...
2019-05-26 07:30

Guldberg lifts Yellow Jackets past Wolfpack, 9-2 DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Michael Gulberg hit a three-run homer, his first home run of the season, and Georgia Tech advanced to the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship with a 9-2 victory against North Carolina State on Saturday night. The sec...
2019-05-26 07:30

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Lexington Islamic leader is facing a maximum sentence of life in prison according to an indictment returned by a federal grand jury. The grand jury indicted Mahmoud Shaker Shalash, John Sadiqullah and Abdul Hadi on conspiracy ...
2019-05-26 07:30

Game Two Pushed Back to 11 p.m. ET Due to Rain in Seattle SEATTLE, Wa. – Due to rain all day in the Seattle area, game two of the 2019 Seattle Super Regional has been pushed back to an 11 p.m. ET start time. The game will still air on ESPN2 and the ESPN app as schedule with Mark Neely and Danielle Lawrie on...
2019-05-26 07:30

Emergency Crews On Scene Of Large Sewer Leak In Scott County SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Emergency crews are responding to a large sewer leak in Scott County. The Georgetown/Scott County Emergency Manager Director posted on Facebook that a sewer main break has released an estimated 100,000 gallons of se...
2019-05-26 07:30

Timbers cap 12-game trip with 3-1 win over Union CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Brian Fernández scored twice and the Portland Timbers beat Philadelphia 3-1 on Saturday night to knock the Union from the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings. The game ended Portland’s 12-game, season-opening trip b...
2019-05-26 07:30

Kaku, Omir Fernandez lead Red Bulls over FC Cincinnati 2-0 CINCINNATI (AP) — Romero “Kaku” Gamarra and Omir Fernandez scored late goals to help the New York Red Bulls beat expansion FC Cincinnati 2-0 on Saturday night. Kaku pounced on FC Cincinnati defender Mathieu Deplagne’s poorly managed...
2019-05-26 07:30

Fernández-Fernández: Argentine pair launch presidential bid BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — With a message of unity, former Argentine President Cristina Fernández and running mate Alberto Fernández kicked off their election campaign almost a week after the ex-leader stunned the country by saying she was runnin...
2019-05-26 07:30

Gyorko homers as Cardinals rally past Braves 6-3 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pinch hitter Jedd Gyorko connected for a three-run homer during St. Louis’ four-run eighth inning, helping the Cardinals top the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Saturday night. Paul Goldschmidt and Matt Carpenter each had three hits as S...
2019-05-26 07:30

Romain Métanire scores, Minnesota United beat Dynamo 1-0 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Romain Métanire scored in the 20th minute and Vito Mannone had his fifth shutout of the season to help Minnesota United beat the Houston Dynamo 1-0 on Saturday night. Métanire scored on a strike from the right flank that deflec...
2019-05-26 07:30

Rookie Collier scores 27, Lynx drop Sky 89-71 in opener MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 27 points, the second most in WNBA history by a rookie in her debut, and the new-look Minnesota Lynx pulled away from the Chicago Sky in the second half for an 89-71 win in the season-opener for both teams S...
2019-05-26 07:30

Alyssa Thomas leads Sun past Mystics in a WNBA opener UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas scored 23 points, Jonquel Jones had 10 points and 14 rebounds and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Washington Mystics 84-69 on Saturday night in the WNBA season-opener for both teams. Washington was mis...
2019-05-26 07:30

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan a...
2019-05-26 07:30

Correa’s RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the top of the inning, Aledmys Diaz led off the bottom with a double to lef...
2019-05-26 07:30

Leonard scores 27, Raptors advance to first NBA Finals TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors into the NBA Finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. The Raptors overcame a 15-point deficit to win the series ...
2019-05-26 07:30

Mezquida scores late to lift Rapids past Crew, 3-2 COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Nicolás Mezquida scored in the 89th minute to give the Colorado Rapids a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. Mezquida corralled the Crew’s attempted clearance of Jack Price’s corner near the r...
2019-05-26 07:30

Rooney gives DC United 1-1 tie with New England FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Wayne Rooney converted a penalty kick in the 90th minute to give D.C. United to a 1-1 tie with the New England Revolution on Saturday night. D.C. United (7-4-4) took over sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conferen...
2019-05-26 07:30

Minnesota-Ohio State rematch postponed at Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Minnesota’s rematch with Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament has been postponed until Sunday because of the conference’s curfew and the threat of inclement weather. The Gophers beat the Buckeyes 9-6 on Saturday to forc...
2019-05-26 07:30

Weather pushes Oklahoma State-TCU Big 12 semi to Sunday OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Big 12 baseball tournament semifinal between Oklahoma State and TCU has been pushed from Saturday night to Sunday morning due to weather. A news release from the conference said the game was postponed due to potential incleme...
2019-05-26 07:30