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2019-06-20 01:29

UK PM candidate Johnson increases support in third round of leadership contest Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson cemented his position as the favorite to be Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after he increased his support in the third round of the Conservative Party leadership contest....
2019-06-20 01:15

Venezuelan mothers, children in tow, rush to migrate Mothers dragged their children across three countries, trekking around border checkpoints and crossing rivers in waist-high water. Others were conned by fake travel agents, or robbed by bandits....
2019-06-20 01:15

Albanian opposition supporters scuffle with police before elections Albanian opposition supporters scuffled with police outside vote-counting centres on Wednesday and burned voting equipment at three locations in a dispute over whether to hold local elections on June 30....
2019-06-20 01:15

Yemen's Houthis say they struck power station in Saudi's Jizan province: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis said on Wednesday that they struck a power station in Saudi Arabia's Al-Shuqaiq city, in Jizan province, with a cruise missile, the group's Al Masirah TV said....
2019-06-20 01:15

Saudi minister questions neutrality of U.N. report on Khashoggi Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday challenged the neutrality of a U.N. rapporteur's report on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi which called for an investigation of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
2019-06-20 01:15

20 people missing from migrant boat rescued off Spanish coast Spanish rescue services are searching for at least 20 people missing from a migrant boat found adrift in the Mediterranean after a passenger ferry rescued 27 people still aboard on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 01:15

Media freedom in the Balkans under attack, monitors say More than a third of all media freedom violations reported across Europe in 2018-2019 occurred in southeastern Europe, with governments being behind a half of them, media freedom monitors said on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 01:15

South Korea urges North Korea summit before Trump Seoul visit, U.S. door 'wide open' South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide open" for talks with Pyongyang....
2019-06-20 01:15

Saudi Arabia rebuffs U.N. expert's report on Khashoggi murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a U.N. report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-06-20 01:15

New U.S. deployment includes more Patriot missile defenses The latest deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, which was announced on Monday, will include a Patriot missile battalion, manned and unmanned surveillance aircraft and "other deterrence capabilities," the Pentagon said on Wednesda...
2019-06-20 01:15

Malawi president appoints economist Mwanamvekha as finance minister Malawian President Peter Mutharika has appointed minister of agriculture Joseph Mwanamvekha, an economist and former banker, as finance minister in his new cabinet, the chief secretary to the government said on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 01:15

Explainer: What is at stake in Istanbul's election re-run? Voters in Istanbul will head back to the polls on Sunday to choose a mayor, after Turkey's election authority scrapped the results of a March vote in which President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party lost to the main opposition....
2019-06-20 01:15

Turkey urges adherence to U.N. report's recommendations on Khashoggi murder Turkey's foreign ministry on Wednesday called on all U.N. member states and international institutions to insist on carrying out the recommendations made in a report by a U.N. rights investigator on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-06-20 01:15

Saudi crown prince linked to Khashoggi murder in U.N. report Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 01:15

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 01:15

UK risks Scotland split, more austerity after a no-deal Brexit: Hammond British finance minister Philip Hammond warned contenders in the race to become prime minister that a no-deal Brexit could pull the United Kingdom apart and would deprive Britain's next leader of the money needed to end austerity....
2019-06-20 01:15

U.S. Navy says mine fragments suggest Iran behind Gulf tanker attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from an oil tanker damaged in an attack last week and saying the ordnance looked Ir...
2019-06-20 01:15

EU leaders haggle over climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
2019-06-20 01:15

Embattled Brazil justice minister decries leaked texts in corruption probe Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that a criminal organization was responsible for leaks of his private messages as a federal judge, which raised questions about his ethics while overseeing a major corruption probe....
2019-06-20 01:15

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigating the death of a young woman in an alleged shooting of Salvadoran migrants by police last week....
2019-06-20 01:15

|DStvsubscriberscontinuetogrowalthoughcustomerscontinuetoabandontop-tieredDStvPremium MultiChoice has shown another increase in its overall number of DStv subscribers although the pay-TV operator continues to lose top-end DStv premium subscribers....
2019-06-20 01:15

|LornatakeshercookingtoTasteofLondon Lorna Maseko will be jetting off to the highly acclaimed Taste of London festival to showcase her flair and flavour at the world's most celebrated food festival....
2019-06-20 01:15

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 21, was charged with one count of attempting to provide material support and re...
2019-06-20 01:15

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public Health....
2019-06-20 01:15

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels by 2050, and be carbon-neutral by 2030....
2019-06-20 01:15

The Unspoken Agenda at the Xi-Kim Meeting? Could Be Messaging Trump A state visit between the leaders of China and North Korea comes as each is locked in a dispute with the United States, and both are looking for leverage over President Trump....
2019-06-20 01:15

| Sudan army ruler calls on protest leaders to hold unconditional talks Sudan's army ruler has called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides remain high....
2019-06-20 01:15

Explainer: Mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India More than 110 children in India, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted the eastern state of Bihar for more than two decades....
2019-06-20 01:15

Eroding trust in vaccines leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found o...
2019-06-20 01:15

More than a third of people in the Americas may have obstructive sleep apnea (Reuters Health) - Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may affect as many as 37% of adults in North, Central and South America, according to a review of epidemiological studies presented June 9 at Sleep 2019, the annual meeting of the Associated Profession...
2019-06-20 01:15

Few heart patients use cardiac rehab after stenting (Reuters Health) - Just one in three patients enrolls in recommended cardiac rehabilitation after having a blocked heart artery cleared and a stent inserted, a Michigan study suggests....
2019-06-20 01:15

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, complicating efforts to control the spread of a virus that has killed more people that Ebola this year....
2019-06-20 01:15

Liver donation for transplant misunderstood, underutilized (Reuters Health) - Lack of knowledge among community physicians may be keeping them from raising the possibility of living donor transplants with their patients with liver disease, new survey data suggest....
2019-06-20 01:15

Strobing stage lights could up risk of epileptic seizures (Reuters Health) - Flashing light effects that have become the norm for electronic dance music concerts could bring on epileptic seizures in young people who may not know they have a vulnerability, Dutch researchers say....
2019-06-20 01:15

Trump U.N. pick Craft says climate change a threat to planet U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any U.N. talks on the issue involving coal because her husband is a coal billionaire....
2019-06-20 00:45

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project....
2019-06-20 00:45

Trump's big show on July 4: patriotic speech or campaign rally? President Donald Trump plans a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and a possible Air Force One flyover for an amped-up Independence Day celebration in Washington, drawing criticism that he wants to transform a traditionally nonpartisan, national event in...
2019-06-20 00:45

Explainer: Can Trump block ex-aide Hicks from talking to Congress by citing immunity? A White House lawyer cited "testimonial immunity" in instructing Hope Hicks, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, not to answer questions about her White House tenure in a closed-door congressional interview on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 00:45

OBJECTION! Ex-Trump aide Hicks tight-lipped in U.S. House interview Hope Hicks, formerly one of President Donald Trump's closest aides, repeatedly refused to answer questions on Wednesday in an interview with U.S. congressional investigators, with a squad of lawyers at her side carefully orchestrating her responses....
2019-06-20 00:45

Senate to vote Thursday on whether to block Trump Saudi arms sale plan The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and go ahead with more than $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-06-20 00:45

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leaders Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and top officials in the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on overall federal spending levels for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authorit...
2019-06-20 00:45

Ripple effect of sexual violence in conflict threatens ‘collective security’, stains ‘our common humanity’, says UN chief  Sexual violence in conflict is a “threat to our collective security” and a “stain on our common humanity”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violenc...
2019-06-20 00:45

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this ...
2019-06-20 00:45

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure”, the United Nations mission chief in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday. ...
2019-06-20 00:45

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it matches the House’s plans....
2019-06-20 00:45

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new legal authority to take military action....
2019-06-20 00:45

Climate change is having a devastating effect on vital organisms you can’t see Mankind is responsible for dramatic changes to Earths’ climate that may well spell doom for our continued existence on this planet. Scientists have proven it time and time again, and there’s absolutely heaps of evidence to support the cla...
2019-06-20 00:45

Chris Matthews heaps praise on Biden, says he was the 'Irish guy hanging around with the African-American president' MSNBC host Chris Matthews heaped praise on Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama Tuesday and said America should seek to return to the Obama era. ...
2019-06-20 00:45

House reauthorizes Hyde Amendment, despite protests from 2020 Dems The Democratic-controlled House on Wednesday approved a spending bill that included a reauthorization of the so-called Hyde Amendment barring federal money for abortions....
2019-06-20 00:45

Sen. John Kennedy on AOC's 'concentration camp' comparison: 'She knows better than that' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is entitled to her opinion, but should know better than to make extreme comparisons, according to Sen. John Kennedy, R-La....
2019-06-20 00:45

Second congressional Democrat staffer charged in scheme to dox Republicans amid Kavanaugh confirmation fight A second aide to New Hampshire Democrat Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges stemming from a scheme to publicly post the personal information of several Republican politicians amid the contentious confirmation hearings for now-Justice Brett K...
2019-06-20 00:45

Gutfeld: Trump 'confounds the media' because his platforms are collectively centrist, not extreme President Trump offers a challenge to the media because the collective political bent of his policy platforms add up to "right down the middle," according to Greg Gutfeld....
2019-06-20 00:45

Mitch McConnell slammed by author Ta-Nehisi Coates over slavery reparations Bestselling author Ta-Nehisi Coates took issue with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's stance on reparations in testimony to Congress Wednesday....
2019-06-20 00:45

Here's who will get rich from Slack's stock market debut Accel's public market debut on Thursday will generate billions for venture firm Accel and healthy returns for Andreessen Horowitz and Social Capital...
2019-06-20 00:45

Stop the press: Mark Levin’s Unfreedom of the Press NYT’s No. 1 for 4th week, 300,000 sold Conservative talker Mark Levin’s gutting of the liberal media’s bias and hate of President Trump in his latest book continues to dominate the New York Times best seller list, now for a fourth week....
2019-06-20 00:45

Walmart is kickstarting a $1 trillion driverless delivery market As the buzz about human-carting robotaxis starts to short-circuit, an unheralded segment of the driverless future is taking shape and showing promise: goods-moving robovans....
2019-06-20 00:45

2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 to pack more hp than Chevy Camaro ZL1 Ford's 760-hp 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 will top the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1's 650 hp, although the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye retains the power crown with 797 hp....
2019-06-20 00:45

FCA, U.S. in talks to settle training center criminal case The federal probe has led to charges of tax fraud and other crimes against former FCA US employees and people associated with the UAW. "We continue to cooperate with this investigation and are in discussions with the DOJ about a potential resolution ...
2019-06-20 00:45

Genesis, Kia, Hyundai again rank highest in J.D. Power quality scorecard It was no fluke. For the second straight year, the Korean brands topped J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study. Ford and Lincoln placed in the top 5 for the first time....
2019-06-20 00:45

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed....
2019-06-20 00:45

Toronto Raptors superfan and Hyundai dealer Nav Bhatia sees his celebrity status grow Hyundai dealer Nav Bhatia, one of the Toronto Raptors's biggest fans, was the grand marshal in the team's NBA Championship parade. Bhatia uses his front-row fame to build basketball courts for youths and bring people together....
2019-06-20 00:45

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automotive fluids and other waste items into regular trash containers in AutoZone stores' parking lots throu...
2019-06-20 00:45

David Ortiz’s lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies’ The lawyer for David Ortiz says the former Red Sox slugger “is innocent in what happened” to him in the Dominican Republic — and denied rumors that an extramarital affair sparked the shooting. “I can say that David Ortiz is innocent...
2019-06-20 00:45

2 killed when semitrailer explodes on I-94 in Wisconsin MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. — A semitrailer exploded into flames Wednesday on an interstate in southeast Wisconsin, killing at least two people, setting other vehicles on fire and sending dark plumes of smoke into the sky, authorities said. A WTMJ-TV photog...
2019-06-20 00:45

David Ortiz shot in botched hit job ordered for his friend: authorities Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday the triggerman who shot retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz intended to snuff out the baseball legend’s friend — who was wearing similar clothes. Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez revealed...
2019-06-20 00:45

Singer says Carrie Underwood stole ‘Sunday Night Football’ theme song A singer and a group of songwriters claim in a lawsuit filed on Wednesday that Carrie Underwood’s “Game On,” theme song for “Sunday Night Football” is actually ripped off from a song that the plaintiffs wrote back in 2016 and unsuccessful...
2019-06-20 00:45

How to End the Cycle of Throwaway Plastic Toys It’s everywhere. The cheap kazoo. Stings of Mardi Gras beads. Spider rings. Crazy straws. Magnifying glasses that just make things look blurry. Off-brand Slinkies. So many frisbees. Mini squirt guns that don’t actually squirt. I don’t buy a lot of pl...
2019-06-20 00:30

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re p...
2019-06-20 00:30

Mastercard to Let Trans and Non-Binary People Use Their Preferred Name Mastercard is introducing the “True Name” card, which allows debit and credit users to choose to have their chosen name listed on their card—even if it doesn’t match their legal name....
2019-06-20 00:30

You Can Now Get Your Broken Apple Device Repaired at Best Buy Apple designs its products to be simple and foolproof, but also nearly impossible for the average user to fix themselves—meaning customers have to go through either an Apple Store, an Apple-approved third-party servicer, or ship their products to App...
2019-06-20 00:30

That Viral Garlic Hack Doesn't Work People are usually looking for the easiest way to do a thing, whether that thing be holding a burrito upright, eating a pineapple, or peeling garlic. I appreciate this drive, not only because my entire career is fueled by it, but because I am very la...
2019-06-20 00:30

Report Suspicious Sites to Google Using This Chrome Extension If you’ve used Chrome for any length of time, you’ve probably stumbled across its scary red interstitial—otherwise known as the Google Safe Browsing warning. If you’re attempting to pull up a site that looks problematic, like a malware host, Chrome w...
2019-06-20 00:30

The Easiest Way to Give Eyedrops to Your Kid I’ve pinned children down for unpleasant procedures (snot suctioning, nail trimming) so many times I’m a pro. But when the doctor told me I needed to give my young toddler eyedrops, I thought that was the limit of my talents as a parent. Not so: ther...
2019-06-20 00:30

A 60-second intro to Somali food To most Americans, Somalia is a culinary blank space. Stories about the East African nation often focus on its nearly three decades of turmoil; stories about the Somali people focus on the hardships of the approximately two million refugees forced o...
2019-06-20 00:30

How to Recreate iOS 13's Dynamic Wallpaper on Your Mac The iOS 13 beta has provided us with a preview of the new dynamic backgrounds that iPhone users will be sporting when iOS 13 rolls out to the public this fall. The new backgrounds on iOS 13 shift colors based on whether you’re using the light or dark...
2019-06-20 00:30

Find Valuable, Targeted Credit Card Bonuses With the CardMatch Tool From time to time, credit card issuers offer elevated welcome offers to all new cardholders, such as Delta’s current promotion on several of its credit cards. But the very best offers are often only available to a target subset of customers—you’ve li...
2019-06-20 00:30

Booker, de Blasio Hit Biden For Reminiscing About Working With Segregationists Sen. Cory Booker and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio harshly criticized Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden Wednesday over his comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in the past. In a marked contrast from the so-far mostly friendly prim...
2019-06-20 00:30

Overlooked No More: Claude Cahun, Whose Photographs Explored Gender and Sexuality Society generally considered women to be women and men to be men in early-20th-century France. Cahun’s work protested gender and sexual norms, and has become increasingly relevant....
2019-06-20 00:30

Pokémon's Creators Tell Us What Kind Of Pokemon Gym They'd Run I’ve always fantasized about what kind of gym leader I’d be in the world of Pokémon. The series’ producer Junichi Masuda’s and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori’s hypothetical gyms both sound like places I’d want to visit....
2019-06-20 00:30

The smart moves for Destiny 2 continue. The smart moves for Destiny 2 continue. Starting this fall, Bungie will be converting all of the Eververse armor (the stuff you buy with real money) into Universal Ornaments that can be added to the armor you earn, allowing you to customize gear with...
2019-06-20 00:30

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Players Are Creating Custom Quests To Level Up By Doing Nothing Earlier this month, Ubisoft released a free new Story Creator mode for players of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. It’s a simple tool that lets you stitch together your own original quests in Odyssey using a limited set of options and assets. Yet even in it...
2019-06-20 00:30

We Quiz Borderlands 3's Art Director On Video Game Screenshots Here’s another dispatch from Tim Rogers at E3 2019. This time, Tim sat down (or kneeled down in this case) with Borderlands 3 art director Scott Kester and tested out just how many games he could identify by their screenshots alone. For more of Tim ...
2019-06-20 00:30

Splinter Meghan McCain Snaps and Calls Joy Behar a ‘Bitch’ on the Air | Deadspin The UFC’s Pride Mon Splinter Meghan McCain Snaps and Calls Joy Behar a ‘Bitch’ on the Air | Deadspin The UFC’s Pride Month Shirts Can’t Hide How It Really Feels | Jezebel This Week In Tabloids: Madonna’s Leaked Tour Rider Is as Bonkers as This Album Cycle | The Root Exc...
2019-06-20 00:30

Why everyone is talking about goalkeepers at the Women's World Cup Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence over 90 minutes to back up the Englishman's claim was compelling....
2019-06-20 00:30

Sex, drugs and soccer: The life and times of Maradona An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest footballer of his generation....
2019-06-20 00:30

Tourist douses fire in Austrian church with holy water Vienna's famous Dominican Church was saved from possible disaster after a tourist spotted two confessional boxes on fire and doused the flames with holy water....
2019-06-20 00:15

Ex-Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was murdered, Turkey's Erdogan claims Egypt's first democratically elected president and top Muslim Brotherhood official Mohammed Morsi didn't die of natural causes but instead was killed, Turkey's leader claimed Wednesday....
2019-06-20 00:15

75 rescued migrants allowed to dock in Tunisian port The International Organization for Migration said an Egyptian ship carrying 75 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea docked in Tunisia's southern port of Zarziz....
2019-06-20 00:15

ICC prosecutor: Sudan authorities should hand over ex-leader The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court urged Sudan's transitional authorities on Wednesday to hand over or prosecute ousted President Omar al-Bashir and four others for alleged war crimes in Darfur....
2019-06-20 00:15

Dominican Republic's health ministry calls mysterious deaths 'fake news' as official lashes out in interview Dominican Republic public health officials called reports of the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury resorts “fake news” aimed at undermining their tourism industry....
2019-06-20 00:15

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants tries to find space to sleep....
2019-06-20 00:15

Mexico gets tough with illegal immigrants, deports within 24 hours Unprecedented and inconvenient, the influx of thousands of National Guard into southern Mexico is nevertheless being welcomed by many residents near the Guatemala border....
2019-06-20 00:15

Brazil's Moro says 'nothing to hide' about leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said Wednesday there is nothing improper about alleged conversations he had with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption judge....
2019-06-20 00:15

Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval....
2019-06-20 00:15

Dominican tourism expert warns of 'catastrophe' if authorities stonewall in death probes The picturesque, sandy beaches of the Dominican Republic have become the backdrop for a rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury, all-inclusive hotels....
2019-06-20 00:15

20 facts you didn’t know about 'Jaws' for the movie's 44th anniversary In honor of the 44th anniversary of the original release of “Jaws,” 24/7 Tempo has compiled 20 facts about the terrifying movie        ...
2019-06-20 00:15

Lady Gaga to Justin Bieber: All celebrities revealed as secret aliens by 'Men in Black' "Men in Black: International" continues to reveal major celebrities as aliens. Here is the franchise's shocking intergalactic round-up.        ...
2019-06-20 00:15

Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet's 'Little Women' gaze has Twitter fanning itself Greta Gerwig's "Little Women" first look has been unveiled, featuring a reunion between the book's heroine Jo (Saoirse Ronan) and Laurie (Timothée Chalamet).        ...
2019-06-20 00:15

Crew member stabbed on the set of Anne Hathaway's new movie 'The Witches' The incident took place Wednesday at the Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden, England, where the entire "Harry Potter" franchise was famously filmed.        ...
2019-06-20 00:15

Kevin Spacey's accuser says his cellphone sought by defense is missing Kevin Spacey says his accuser's phone will show he's not guilty of groping. The accuser says he hasn't seen the phone since giving it to cops in 2017.        ...
2019-06-20 00:15

Scheer’s climate plan puts focus on ‘tech not taxes’ with $2.5B in pledges The Conservative leader's long-awaited climate plan pitches $2.5 billion in new spending that puts the emphasis on private sector green tech investments....
2019-06-20 00:15

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ending rape in war, Khashoggi, forced displacement, North Korea and Mali On Wednesday, these are the main stories: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict; the UN independent investigator for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi presents findings which show State responsib...
2019-06-20 00:15

‘Toy Story’ lives on, but should it have? NEW YORK (AP) — The finale to “Toy Story 3” was immediately received as a classic Hollywood ending. Everyone, including the film’s makers and cast, believed they had neatly, perfectly wrapped up their trilogy. But, of course, Woody ...
2019-06-20 00:15

Sheriff on Parkland: I can train but can’t give out courage TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ case against the sheriff he suspended because of his department’s response to the Parkland school shooting is largely tied to the inactions of a deputy who failed to enter the school aft...
2019-06-20 00:15

Iowa fires volleyball coach, cooperating with NCAA IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa fired volleyball coach Bond Shymansky on Wednesday, saying an independent investigation by an outside law firm determined he committed a major NCAA rules violation. Iowa said Shymansky intentionally provided an impermissib...
2019-06-20 00:15

Argentina overcomes late 3-goal deficit, knocks out Scotland PARIS (AP) — Florencia Bonsegundo converted a penalty kick in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time on her second attempt, and Argentina overcame a three-goal deficit in the final 30 minutes for a 3-3 draw against Scotland on Thursday night ...
2019-06-20 00:15

New York Islanders hire Jim Hiller an assistant coach EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders have hired Jim Hiller as an assistant coach. The Islanders announced the addition to Barry Trotz’s staff Wednesday. Hiller spent the past four seasons as an assistant with the Toronto Maple Leafs....
2019-06-20 00:15

The Latest: Hicks concludes interview with House panel WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Hope Hicks has concluded her closed-door interview with the House Judiciary Committee. President Donald...
2019-06-20 00:15

Trump honors economist who advised him on lowering taxes WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, whose theories on tax cuts have guided Republican policy since the 1980s. Trump presented the award to Laffer on Wednesday. Laffer had ...
2019-06-20 00:15

Senators reach deal to vote on blocking Saudi arms sale WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
2019-06-20 00:15

Tennessee extends coach Tony Vitello’s deal through June ’24 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has extended the contract of baseball coach Tony Vitello through June 2024. Athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced the deal Wednesday. The first-time head coach just led Tennessee to its first NCAA Tournament ber...
2019-06-20 00:15

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at starting formal negotiations between the government and the Taliban. Tadamichi Yam...
2019-06-20 00:15

Lawsuit alleges Carrie Underwood copied ‘Game On’ NFL intro NEW YORK (AP) — A songwriting team is suing singer Carrie Underwood, the NFL and NBC, saying they stole a song and used it to introduce “Sunday Night Football” last season. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Manhattan federal court over t...
2019-06-20 00:15

The Latest: 2 dead in semitrailer explosion in Wisconsin MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a fiery semitrailer crash on I-94 in Wisconsin (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Wisconsin authorities say the drivers of two semitrailers are dead after one hit a construction barrier on an interstate and caused ...
2019-06-20 00:15

Navy to name new destroyer after late Hawaii senator Inouye HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Navy will christen a new guided missile destroyer, the USS Daniel Inouye, during a ceremony in Maine. U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii will speak at Saturday’s ceremony in Bath, Maine. Inouye’s widow, Irene Hirano...
2019-06-20 00:15

Dominican Republic lead prosecutor says shooting of ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was result of mistaken identity SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican Republic lead prosecutor says shooting of ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was result of mistaken identity. The post Dominican Republic lead prosecutor says shooting of ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz w...
2019-06-20 00:15

The Latest: EPA chief eases rules on coal-fired power plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an environmental rule covering coal-fired power plants (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The Trump administration has ordered a sweeping about-face on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change, easing restrictions on coal-f...
2019-06-20 00:15

YouTube’s first MLB game will be Phillies-Dodgers on July 18 YouTube’s first live broadcast of a Major League Baseball game will be July 18 when the Philadelphia Phillies host the Los Angeles Dodgers. MLB and YouTube are partnering to live stream 13 games after the All-Star break. They announced the deal...
2019-06-20 00:15

Global financial bodies not fit for purpose, John McDonnell says IMF, WTO and World Bank not doing enough to fight climate crisis, shadow chancellor saysFighting the climate crisis should be put at the heart of decisions made by the International Monetary Fund and other global institutions as part of a fundamental...
2019-06-20 00:15

Josh Frydenberg's office asked if environmental rule changes could be kept secret Exclusive: Frydenberg’s office canvassed whether he had power to weaken grasslands protections after Angus Taylor raised the issue, which was affecting a company he part-ownsThe office of the former environment minister Josh Frydenberg canvassed whet...
2019-06-20 00:15

Clean energy found to be a 'pathway to prosperity’ for Northern Territory Renewable energy is not only a money-spinner for the NT, it can also help mining industries expand, a new report saysEnergy development in the Northern Territory is a typically Australian story: it is backing fossil fuels – in this case gas – when it...
2019-06-20 00:15

Why former champion Randall Bailey is getting involved in bare knuckle boxing 'Bored' 44-year-old Randall Bailey tells James Slater that he wanted 'a little fun' and got into bare knuckle boxing The post Why former champion Randall Bailey is getting involved in bare knuckle boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-20 00:15

Boxing News at Five: Joshua fancies doing the Ruiz Jnr rematch at MSG again, Wilder vs. Fury II could happen sooner than we think Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder II could be fast-tracked following Fury's Vegas debut, and Anthony Joshua wants to go back to New York The post Boxing News at Five: Joshua fancies doing the Ruiz Jnr rematch at MSG again, Wilder vs. Fury II could happen...
2019-06-20 00:15

Andrew Cancio: ‘I’ve got to strike while it’s hot right now’ Ahead of his crucial WBA title rematch with Alberto Machado, Andrew Cancio is still putting in shifts at the Southern California Gas Company. He speaks to Thomas Gerbasi The post Andrew Cancio: ‘I’ve got to strike while it’s hot right now...
2019-06-20 00:15

Tommy Philbin: ‘Do speak up. Take all the help you can get. Help will make you better’ Tommy Philbin remembers Connor Law and reflects on his own struggles. He speaks to George Storr The post Tommy Philbin: ‘Do speak up. Take all the help you can get. Help will make you better’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-20 00:15

Carrie Underwood and NFL stole 'Sunday Night Football' theme: lawsuit Country music superstar Carrie Underwood, the National Football League and NBC were sued on Wednesday for allegedly copying the "Game On" theme song used in 2018 for "Sunday Night Football" from an identically-titled song recorded two years earlier....
2019-06-20 00:15

Now Best Buy can fix your iPhone if you don’t want to wait in line at the Genius Bar It just got a lot more convenient to fix a broken iPhone or other Apple device in need of a repair, thanks to a partnership Apple announced on Wednesday with Best Buy. The iPhone maker has expanded its authorized service provider network now to most ...
2019-06-20 00:15

MLB slams umpires union over tweet accusing Padres' Manny Machado of committing 'violence in the workplace' Major League Baseball and its umpire’s union are publicly feuding after the latter accused San Diego Padres star Manny Machado of committing “violence in the workplace” following his ejection over the weekend during a game against Colorado....
2019-06-19 23:45

Harrison Barnes to decline $25.1 million player option with Sacramento Kings: report Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes will reportedly decline his $25.1 million player option and become an unrestricted free agent once the period begins at the end of the month....
2019-06-19 23:45

Buffalo Bills looking for lucky couple to hold wedding during halftime against New England Patriots A wedding is supposed to the most important day of a couple’s life and the Buffalo Bills are asking whether anyone would want to celebrate it at a game – or forever hold your peace....
2019-06-19 23:45

Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer plans to start despite breaking nose during batting practice Washington Nationals star Max Scherzer is still set to start Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies despite a bizarre incident he had during batting practice Tuesday....
2019-06-19 23:45

Khris Middleton to decline $13 million player option with Milwaukee Bucks: report Milwaukee Bucks swingman Khris Middleton will reportedly decline his $13 million player option to become an unrestricted free agent when the period opens up at the end of the month....
2019-06-19 23:45

Charlotte Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist exercises $13 million player option for next season: report While several big-name NBA players appear to be ready to opt out of their current contracts, Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist reportedly exercised his player option for next season....
2019-06-19 23:45

UAW opposes White House plan to freeze mpg rules at 2020 levels In written testimony to Congress, the union said it shares automakers' concerns that the proposal "could lead to protracted litigation and uncertainty in the industry that will limit growth."...
2019-06-19 23:45

Lighthizer says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he believes core concerns held by Democratic lawmakers over enforcement of labor and environmental provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement can be sorted out quickly....
2019-06-19 23:45

Dear White People, How You Like Your Grits? OK, OK, OK, I have a confession—the headline is a tad misleading as I don’t really care how white people like their grits or whether they know what a grit is. This is really about that Justin Simien show on Netflix. Ha! Gotcha!...
2019-06-19 23:45

The War on Women The Trump administration is waging a war on women. For too long, women’s voices have been dismissed when it comes to our reproductive freedom and we must fight back....
2019-06-19 23:45

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subject and “examine, through open and constructive discourse, the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Tra...
2019-06-19 23:45

'An Idea Whose Time Has Come': Congress Hears the Case for Reparations on Juneteenth The contributions of African Americans to this country—and the matter of what the federal government still owes them for those contributions—will take center stage on Capitol Hill today as the House hears H.R. 40, a bill that proposes a commission on...
2019-06-19 23:45

‘Little Marco’ Trends on Twitter After Former Trump Nemesis Is All Smiles During the President’s Reelection Rally Let’s all think back to early 2016: Trump wasn’t president and Hillary Clinton was poised to become the first woman to call all the shots. Marco Rubio and then-regular-New-York-pain-in-the-ass Donald Trump were engaged in a full-on bitchy barb of ins...
2019-06-19 23:45

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due ...
2019-06-19 23:45

Reframing History: In Houston, Juneteenth Becomes a Celebration of Black Love Every story of black struggle and black triumph is also a story of black love. Too often, we view love mainly through the lens of romance, as if those are the only love stories worth telling. But there are bigger, more expansive, more radical ways th...
2019-06-19 23:45

The Naked Truth: Were Whoopi Goldberg’s Opinions on the Risks of Nude Photos Victim Blaming or Common Sense? Kids, we need to talk. Namely, we need to talk about a modern phenomenon with some very well-documented consequences: sharing nude photos....
2019-06-19 23:45

Trump Rally Brings Out White Supremacist ‘Proud Boys’ Wearing Matching Polos Nothing says, “Take me seriously” like grown men calling themselves “boys” while wearing matching black and yellow polo shirts with stripes along the collar and a crest with the initials “PB” along the chest. For those not in the know, “PB” is known ...
2019-06-19 23:45

White-Ass Joe Biden Claims Old White-Ass Segregationist Never Called Him ‘Boy’ Here’s a suggestion: If you are an old white man running for president and opponents and pundits claim that you’re out of touch and “old-fashioned,” you probably shouldn’t recall your work with segregationist senators as a fond memory of the good old...
2019-06-19 23:45

Lululemon Just Launched a Selfcare Line That Includes Aluminum-Free Deodorant If you thought Lululemon was only good for leggings, your opinion will be changing soon. The company’s Wunder Under High-Rise tights are best sellers for a reason, but they’re looking to brand out. Lululemon has now taken their first adventure out of...
2019-06-19 23:45

Janet Mock Makes History by Becoming the 1st Black Trans Woman to Sign Deal With a Major Studio On June 19, 1865, history was made and the last enslaved black Americans gained their independence. Today, 154 years after emancipation, Janet Mock made history by becoming the first black trans woman to establish an overall deal with a major studio....
2019-06-19 23:45

R. Kelly Just Paid Up His Back Child Support, Says His Attorney He may still have several sexual abuse felony charges and a lawsuit for an extramarital affair (h/t the Blast) pending, but Robert “R.” Kelly has reportedly reconciled his back child support issues, according to his attorney, Steven Greenberg....
2019-06-19 23:45

American Airlines Orders 50 Airbus Jets, in Blow to Boeing American Airlines agreed to buy 50 long-range, single-aisle jets from Airbus—a big order for a new plane that leaves rival Boeing behind in a new race to dominate a potentially promising market for midsize aircraft....
2019-06-19 23:45

Progress on New-Car Quality Stalls After Years of Improvement After four years of steady improvement, new-vehicle quality leveled off within the past year as car companies continued to battle problems with both new and old technology, according to a J.D. Power survey....
2019-06-19 23:45

Mexico Ratifies Trade Pact with U.S., Canada Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly voted for a broad revision of trade rules between the United States, Canada and Mexico—making the nation the first of the three partners to ratify the pact designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement....
2019-06-19 23:45

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Hints at Possible Cuts if Outlook Dims Federal Reserve officials held their benchmark interest rate steady, but indicated they would cut rates in the months ahead if the economic outlook weakens....
2019-06-19 23:45

Slack IPO Reference Price Set at $26 a Share Slack Technologies Inc. is set to make its trading debut Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange at a valuation of about $15.7 billion, the second major company to go public through a so-called direct listing....
2019-06-19 23:45

NASA Awards Environmental Test, Integration Services Contract NASA has awarded the Environmental Test and Integration Services III contract to Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems’ Technical Services Division (TSD) in Greenbelt, Maryland....
2019-06-19 23:45

The Texans' Attempt To Hire A GM Was Cartoonishly Inept It’s been 12 days since the Texans abruptly fired GM Brian Gaine, and their search for Gaine’s replacement has apparently ended with [checks notes after fishing them out of trashcan] head coach Bill O’Brien! This, uh, wasn’t part of the plan. Because...
2019-06-19 23:45

Lucas Giolito, Who Was The Worst Starter In Baseball, Is Now An Ace It only feels like every strange or new thing that could happen in baseball has already happened. Lucas Giolito, who is currently pitching better than just about any starting pitcher in baseball a year after pitching worse than every other starting p...
2019-06-19 23:45

The End Of Argentina-Scotland Was A Fucking Mess Scotland just had to defend a 3-0 lead over the final 20 minutes of their match on Wednesday against Argentina in order to make it to the knockout stage of the World Cup. They couldn’t do it, and as a result will exit their first World Cup after just...
2019-06-19 23:45

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin said....
2019-06-19 23:45

Aleksandar Hemon Fits Two Memoirs Into One New Volume “My Parents: An Introduction” and “This Does Not Belong to You” are two memoirs in one volume, covering Hemon’s youth in Yugoslavia and his parents’ immigration to Canada....
2019-06-19 23:45

Ed Sheeran Is On Track for the No. 1 Concert Tour of All Time. Here's How. The English singer-songwriter is close to breaking U2’s record for the highest-grossing tour despite shunning nearly every money-making trend in the concert business....
2019-06-19 23:45

Opera Star Hao Jiang Tian Bridges East and West Opera singer Hao Jiang Tian, who will star in Tang Jianping’s ‘Voyage to the East” in New York, is strengthening cultural ties between the East and West....
2019-06-19 23:45

Scientists just spotted a pair of planets that may be surprisingly similar to Earth New exoplanet discoveries have been happening at a breakneck pace over the past several years thanks to scientists who now have more powerful observational tools at their disposal. However, while new planets are found regularly, worlds that could pot...
2019-06-19 23:30

New accountability report finds NASA has been paying Boeing huge bonuses for failing Between its various ongoing Mars missions, orbiters studying asteroids and other planets, and a Moon trip on the horizon, NASA spends a lot of money. Boeing, which has contracts with NASA to build the rocket for its Space Launch System (SLS) is a big...
2019-06-19 23:30

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse Elder abuse is chillingly widespread and can range anywhere from physical and sexual abuse, to emotional abuse, confinement, stealing money, negligence, and abandonment. And it's slated only to get worse with the aging U.S. population....
2019-06-19 23:30

Man wins lawsuit against brewery that discounted ‘pink’ beer for females Who do you have to sue to get a cheap beer around here? Scottish brewery BrewDog temporarily rebranded their Punk IPA as Pink IPA, in celebration of International Women’s Day 2018, replacing their usually blue labels with pink ones. Those who &...
2019-06-19 23:30

Cape Cod researchers will track great white sharks’ hunting habits BOSTON — Researchers on Cape Cod are launching a new study focused on the hunting and feeding habits of the region’s great white sharks following last year’s two attacks on humans, including the state’s first fatal one in more than 80 years. The hope...
2019-06-19 23:30

Just married and just giving back: Charitable honeymoons are trending While couples traditionally opt for seclusion and luxury for their honeymoon plans, an increasing number of newlyweds are opting to take a honeymoon involving volunteer efforts. “There is a greater consciousness to make genuine connections and a posi...
2019-06-19 23:30

How to get hitched within 24 hours in the city — and it only costs 25 bucks Getting married at New York City Hall is like going to the DMV — except everyone is beaming with joy. Family, friends, soon-to-be-spouses, even city employees can’t contain their delight, though they see it every day. There are brides in dresses, bri...
2019-06-19 23:30

Women slowly taking on more leading roles in entertainment Female filmmakers are seeing more representation in Hollywood’s less mainstream corners. Women are writing, directing and producing more independent films than ever, but they’re still getting less work than their male counterparts. Women are making s...
2019-06-19 23:30

The No. 1 reason Americans need a vacation More than one in three Americans (37 percent) have had a ‘life eureka’ moment while on vacation or a trip away, according to new research. Those vacation eureka moments — from taking relationships to the next level to deciding on a ...
2019-06-19 23:30

Job seekers in one country face the worst racial discrimination While racial discrimination in hiring plagues many developed countries, one nation may have particular trouble bidding it adieu. France has the highest level of hiring discrimination against non-white groups, according to a meta-analysis of data from...
2019-06-19 23:30

This is how quickly Americans would spend $10 million It would take the average American seven years to spend $10 million, according to new research. A new survey of 2,000 Americans sought to answer the age-old question: What would you do with $10 million? Turns out, Americans would take their time spen...
2019-06-19 23:30

Woman unable to have sex discovers she has ‘dead end’ vagina A woman who was struggling to have sex was told it was because her vagina was less than half-an-inch long. The 20-year-old, from Pakistan, had only noticed the problem following her marriage six months earlier. She told doctors she had never had a pe...
2019-06-19 23:30

Younger generations are ditching deodorant, poll finds This new trend just stinks. A large number of Generation Z Americans are not using deodorant or antiperspirant, according to a recent poll conducted by YouGov. About 40 percent of those surveyed in the 18-to-24 age group said they hadn’t used t...
2019-06-19 23:30

Georgia toddler diagnosed with ovarian cancer given clean bill of health A Georgia toddler who was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer now has a clean bill of health, according to a report. The story of 2-year-old McKenna Shea Xydias — known to family and friends as “Kenny” — tugged at hea...
2019-06-19 23:30

National Martini Day 2019: NYC’s top bars to celebrate Cheers to the classiest drink in history. The martini is the cocktail that unites us all, from James Bond’s shaken-not-stirred signature to the “Sex and the City”-style Appletini that spawned countless pilgrimages to New York City. And th...
2019-06-19 23:30

Hubert Joly: People said I was 'crazy or suicidal' for taking Best Buy job. Then he turned it around Hubert Joly announced in April he was ceding the chief executive spot to Corie Barry, a move that went into effect earlier this month. Joly will now be its executive chairman....
2019-06-19 23:30

Sycamore Partners lowers Chico's offer to $350 million Private equity firm Sycamore Partners disclosed in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that it has lowered its offer for Chico's FAS to $350 million in cash because of the US women's apparel retailer's deteriorating financial performance....
2019-06-19 23:30

Walmart to test self-driving delivery from warehouse to warehouse Robot-driven vans will be Walmart's next push to lower shipping costs as their online shopping rapidly expands, according to a Bloomberg report....
2019-06-19 23:30

Huawei CEO says banks knew about the company's allegedly criminal activities In an interview with CNBC, Huawei's CEO said the banks at the center of the controversy surrounding his company's activities knew what was happening...
2019-06-19 23:30

Papa John's will spend additional $80 million on franchisee relief and marketing Papa John's said Wednesday that the company will invest an additional $80 million in its domestic franchisees and marketing, as the pizza chain's struggles put pressure on its operators....
2019-06-19 23:30

Trump raises nearly $25M in less than 24 hours for presidential campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million less than 24 hours after kicking off his reelection campaign, a figure that dwarfs what the top Democratic contenders took in over the course of months. The staggering total was announced ...
2019-06-19 23:30

4 Your Health: School children are losing weight Preschoolers on the WIC food program are losing weight. NBC News Obesity rates for preschoolers on government food programs have dropped. That is according to a new CDC study that included over 12 million young children. Roughly 14 percent of kids in...
2019-06-19 23:30

Discovery could lead to Lyme disease treatment (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discove...
2019-06-19 23:30

Breakthrough could help relieve fibromyalgia pain (KPRC) Millions of Americans, mostly women, are suffering from fibromyalgia. Patients often endure years of surgeries and medications like opioids without much relief to their full-body pain symptoms. Therefore, there’s been a big push to help identi...
2019-06-19 23:30

Bicyclist found dead on southwest side TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatality after a bicyclist was found dead on the southwest side Wednesday morning. According to PCSD, the man was found next to a bicycle near Bilby and Palomino roads. The caus...
2019-06-19 23:30

Missouri man who pleaded guilty to molesting 11-year-old avoids jail time SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (WFLA/AP) – A Missouri man who pleaded guilty to molesting an 11-year-old girl who later tested positive for chlamydia, has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation. Joseph Meili, 22, of Russellville, was convicted ...
2019-06-19 23:30

Five new murals coming to the Old Pueblo TUCSON – Colors, art, and brightness will be decorating the Old Pueblo this week. Tucson streets will see five more murals –all done by local artists. Banner – University Medicine sponsored the project as part of a public art project. “The city’s vib...
2019-06-19 23:30

Deputies: Convicted rapist wanted for allegedly attacking victim after released from jail SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a man convicted of raping a Seattle-area woman tracked the victim down and attacked her three days after he was released from jail. The Seattle Times reports police are looking for 35-year-old Francisco Carranza-Ramirez...
2019-06-19 23:30

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Island Fire Department Well, with that mindset, officials with the Rock Island Fire Department are urgin...
2019-06-19 23:30

Boeing moves closer to Cape Canaveral as Trump drives space exploration Boeing announced it will move its space division's headquarters to the central Florida coast, where NASA once launched rockets taking humans to the moon, to capitalize on President Trump's investment in exploration beyond Earth's orbit....
2019-06-19 23:30

Citing Elon Musk, New York state Legislature aims to pass flamethrower ban In response to billionaire Elon Musk's The Boring Company selling over 20,000 personal flamethrowers, the New York state Senate passed a bill that bans such devices. The bill says if caught with a flamethrower, violators will be charged with a class ...
2019-06-19 23:30

College takes thousands of student photos without permission for study The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is facing backlash after admitting it took more than 1,700 photos of students without their consent. The school took the photos as part of an ongoing study on facial recognition, according to the Colorad...
2019-06-19 23:30

GOP politician raises the stakes in 'censorship' fight with Silicon Valley Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is taking aim at Silicon Valley’s biggest players with a bill that would strip them of immunity granted during the Clinton era for content posted by users....
2019-06-19 23:30

Feliciano López denies tennis match fix report Tennis player Feliciano López denies any wrongdoing after being linked by Spanish media to a doubles match at Wimbledon in 2017 that was allegedly fixed        ...
2019-06-19 23:30

Sister act: 1st WTA meeting of identical twins ends in upset First meeting of identical twins in WTA Tour history ends with an upset as Kristyna Pliskova overcame a ranking gap of more than 100 places to beat Karolina at the grass-court Birmingham Classic        ...
2019-06-19 23:30

Del Potro in doubt for Wimbledon after injury at Queen's Juan Martin del Potro could be in doubt for Wimbledon after withdrawing from the Queen's Club grass-court event because of a right knee injury        ...
2019-06-19 23:30

How do you improve a great racing game? Just add Lego bricks I don't know where the pedals are, and I can't see a way of changing gear. My hands don't even reach the wheel. And yet this Ferrari F40 Competitzione is fast. [credit: Microsoft ] ...
2019-06-19 23:30

Twitch sues users who posted porn, racism, and more to Artifact stream page Enlarge / A capture shows the flood of "Ayaya" anime meme streams that took over Twitch's Artifact stream page in May. (credit: Know Your Meme) In a federal lawsuit filed last week, Twitch accuses 100 unnamed defendants of breaking its terms of ser...
2019-06-19 23:30

Are these the first pictures of the “Switch Mini”? Hey, look at how I'm playing this obviously real system with my obviously real hands. In 2019, we've seen rumor after rumor after rumor after rumor that Nintendo is planning to release a new, smaller version o...
2019-06-19 23:30

Trump’s UN pick was absent more than 300 days from post as ambassador to Canada “I find this staggering amount of time away from post very troubling and an abdication of leadership," said Bob Menendez, top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee...
2019-06-19 23:30

Have your Cinderella moment with the perfect bridal shoes Finding the perfect pair of shoes for your wedding day can be just as exciting and stressful as shopping for a wedding dress. With dozens of options to choose from — flats or heels, crystals or feathers — it’s important for a bride to seek out a pair...
2019-06-19 23:15

Senate panel focuses on missing, slain indigenous women ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key congressional committee is holding a hearing on a slate of legislation aimed at addressing the deaths and disappearances of Native American women. The bills before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs would requi...
2019-06-19 23:15

Gold falls, Silver falls The June gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,344.60 an ounce — down $2.00. The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $14.94 an ounce — down 4 cents. The post Gold falls, Silver falls...
2019-06-19 23:15

Court stops U2 guitarist from building Malibu compound MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A plan by U2 guitarist The Edge to build a cluster of mansions on a ridgeline above Malibu appears dead, after California’s highest court declined to consider his last-ditch appeal. The musician, whose real name is David E...
2019-06-19 23:15

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is expected to arrive We...
2019-06-19 23:15

Yankees release Farquhar 14 months after dugout collapse NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees have released right-hander Danny Farquhar, ending the relief pitcher’s comeback try with New York more than a year after he collapsed in the Chicago White Sox dugout because of a ruptured aneurysm and brain hemorrhag...
2019-06-19 23:15

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight with the Trump administration. Both sides are trying to avert the return of drastic automatic spending ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Lexington Legends Forecast Lexington Legends Forecast Home Series: Friday, June 20th  – Sunday, June 23th   Whitaker Bank Ballpark Opponent: Greenville Drive  We’ve got a *typical* summer-time pattern for this weekend’s Legends series with heat, humidity, and the occasional sh...
2019-06-19 23:15

Man arrested in connection with death of soccer player Sala LONDON (AP) — English police investigating the death of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala say a man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. A single-engine aircraft carrying Sala and pilot David Ibbotson crashed in the English Channel on ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Flight diverted to Oklahoma City due to unruly passenger OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police say an American Airlines flight from Pittsburgh to Dallas/Fort Worth was diverted to Oklahoma City because of a drunken, unruly passenger. The airline says the flight landed in Oklahoma City at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday and ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Migrants sue over wait for their files to fight deportation SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Immigrants are accusing the U.S. government of failing to promptly give them their own immigration documents, hampering their ability to fight deportation and apply for citizenship. Two immigrants and three attorneys filed a ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Florida city pays $600,000 ransom to save computer records FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. The Riviera Beach City C...
2019-06-19 23:15

Man Pledges To Do 100 Holes Of Golf A Day For Charity LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Bradley Sutherland has set a goal of 100 holes of golf in a day to raise money for the Larry Gilbert-Dave Bunnell Foundation. The organization that provides support for junior golfers in the area. Sutherland received d...
2019-06-19 23:15

Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins writing how-to book, graphic novel LOS ANGELES (AP) — After dominating the digital world, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins is branching out — offline. Blevins revealed Wednesday he is writing three books to be published later this year, including a how-to on streaming video games and...
2019-06-19 23:15

Berea Woman Dies Days After Motorcycle Crash BEREA, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Fayette County Coroner says a woman died after being involved in a motorcycle crash. According to officials, Betty Pheanis, 78, of Berea, died just after midnight at UK Hospital. Pheanis died as a result of a motorcycl...
2019-06-19 23:15

Louisville survives shaky 8th, 9th to beat Auburn 5-3 at CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Wins are always hard to come by for Louisville at the College World Series, and this one was no different. Two relievers had to survive anxious moments to hold Auburn to two runs over five innings before the 5-3 victory was secure ...
2019-06-19 23:15

2 National Guard soldiers, semi driver injured in collision MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say two Illinois National Guard soldiers in a cargo truck and a man driving a semitrailer were injured when the two vehicles collided on a South Dakota highway. South Dakota Department of Public Safety spokesman Tony...
2019-06-19 23:15

The Latest: 4 charged in downing of Malaysian airliner THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the probe into the downing of flight MH17 (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Russia’s Foreign Ministry has dismissed charges against Russian nationals for their alleged roles in the downing of a Malaysia Ai...
2019-06-19 23:15

Reds rally for 2 in 9th, win 3-2 for rare sweep of Astros CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Senzel singled home the tying run with two outs in the ninth inning, and Jesse Winker followed with an RBI single Wednesday afternoon as the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 3-2 victory and a rare sweep of the Houston Astros. The ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Flood Advisory issued June 19 at 3:59PM EDT until June 19 at 7:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flood Advisory for… East central Lee County in southeastern Kentucky… South central Wolfe County in southeastern Kentucky… * Until 700 PM EDT. * At 358 PM EDT, Doppler radar ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Panthers sign second-round pick Greg Little CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have signed second-round draft pick Greg Little to a four-year contact. The 6-foot-5, 310-pound Little has the inside track to be the team’s starting left tackle this season. He was selected by Carolina with ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Corbin pitches Nats past Phillies 6-2 in doubleheader opener WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Corbin struck out eight over seven strong innings and the Washington Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 Wednesday to begin a day-night doubleheader. This was the belated series opener after the teams were raine...
2019-06-19 23:15

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as Fed signals lower rates NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks rose modestly on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed that it is prepared to cut interest rates if needed to shore up the economy. The bond m...
2019-06-19 23:15

US said in late stages of YouTube kids’ video investigation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission is in the late stages of an investigation into how Google’s YouTube handles children’s videos, a probe prompted by complaints that the company failed to protect kids who used the service a...
2019-06-19 23:15

Ex-officer shown kicking suspect gets a year in prison COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio police officer has been sentenced to a year in prison after a cellphone video showed him kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Ohio’s southern district says former Fra...
2019-06-19 23:15

The Latest: Family says Dallas court shooter wanted to die DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a federal courthouse in Dallas (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The family of the 22-year-old man who opened fire on a Dallas courthouse say he had received mental health treatment and that they believe he want...
2019-06-19 23:15

Stillman’s local group takes over full ownership of Blues ST. LOUIS (AP) — A group led by St. Louis Blues chairman Tom Stillman now owns 100 percent of the reigning Stanley Cup champions. Stillman on Wednesday announced the purchase of remaining shares of the team from Sports Capital Holdings LLC, which own...
2019-06-19 23:15

APNewsBreak: Man ‘mad as hell’ Kansas shuts racial bias case WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A black man who was detained by police while moving into his home says that Kansas regulators investigated his racial bias complaint and closed the case with no further action. Karle Robinson told The Associated Press on Wednesda...
2019-06-19 23:15

Coric, Khachanov progress in Halle Open HALLE, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Borna Coric outlasted Portuguese qualifier Joao Sousa 7-6 (4), 5-7, 7-6 (4) to reach the quarterfinals of the Halle Open on Wednesday. Coric, who defeated Roger Federer in last year’s final, saved seven ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Mexico Senate overwhelmingly votes to ratify USMCA trade agreement with United States, Canada MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico Senate overwhelmingly votes to ratify USMCA trade agreement with United States, Canada. The post Mexico Senate overwhelmingly votes to ratify USMCA trade agreement with United States, Canada appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-19 23:15

US: Gang leaders ran killings, drugs from California prison SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities charged leaders of a California prison gang Wednesday with orchestrating killings, drug sales and other crimes from behind bars in a case filed two weeks after a different prison gang was accused of organizing dr...
2019-06-19 23:15

2 arrested in gun death of 5-year-old boy in Wisconsin KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Police in Wisconsin say two men who dropped off a 5-year-old boy at a hospital with a fatal gunshot wound have been arrested. The child, Dakari Weldon, was shot Monday at a home in Kenosha and taken to Froedtert South Hospital. T...
2019-06-19 23:15

The Latest: Officials say munitions not on derailed cars WELLS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment that closed U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada for more than an hour (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Authorities say cars carrying military munitions on a train headed west toward a Nevada Army dep...
2019-06-19 23:15

Mexico’s senate approves trade deal with US, Canada MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval. Mexico’s upper chamber voted 114 to four with th...
2019-06-19 23:15

AP Source: Sabres retain rights to Girgensons, Larsson The Buffalo Sabres have issued qualifying offers to their most high-profile restricted free agents, including forwards Zemgus Girgensons and Johan Larsson, a person with direct knowledge of the decisions tells The Associated Press. The Sabres also is...
2019-06-19 23:15

Georgia’s Abrams to testify on effect of 2013 voting ruling ATLANTA (AP) — Former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams is set to testify before a congressional panel about the effect of a 2013 Supreme Court opinion that gutted portions of the Voting Rights Act. Abrams will appear before a ci...
2019-06-19 23:15

Snell chased in 1st, Sabathia wins 250th, Yankees sweep Rays NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez hit a three-run homer to help chase Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell in the first inning, CC Sabathia got his 250th career win and the New York Yankees thumped the Tampa Bay Rays 12-1 Wednesday to complete a three-game s...
2019-06-19 23:15

Bill directing immigration holds advances in North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina sheriffs would be forced to honor federal requests to hold jail inmates who may be in the country unlawfully, under a bill that has advanced at the General Assembly. Some recently elected black Democratic county sh...
2019-06-19 23:15

Del Potro in doubt for Wimbledon after injury at Queen’s LONDON (AP) — Juan Martin del Potro could be in doubt for Wimbledon after withdrawing from the Queen’s Club grass-court event because of a right knee injury on Wednesday. The 12th-ranked Del Potro beat Denis Shaovalov 7-5, 6-4 in the first roun...
2019-06-19 23:15

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A project that would bring high-speed internet across Kentucky will be delayed because company representatives say an “abundance” of squirrels have chewed through wiring. Lawmakers in the state’s capitol questi...
2019-06-19 23:15

Disputed South Bend, Indiana, abortion clinic to open SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A group says it plans to begin accepting patients at an abortion clinic in the northern Indiana city of South Bend next week. The South Bend Tribune reports that Amy Hagstrom Miller, of the Whole Women’s Health Alliance,...
2019-06-19 23:15

Flash Flood Watch issued June 19 at 4:46PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the following areas, in Indiana, Dearborn, Fayette IN, Franklin IN, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Union IN, and Wayne. In Kentucky, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carrol...
2019-06-19 23:15

Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Meruelo has been approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL’s Board of Governors meeting. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Wednesday also reaffirmed the league’s belief that the Coyotes ...
2019-06-19 23:15

England beats Japan 2-0 to clinch top spot in Group D NICE, France (AP) — England remained undefeated at the Women’s World Cup and clinched the top spot in its group with a 2-0 victory over Japan on Wednesday. Ellen White scored both goals against Japan and has three so far at the tournament. The ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Staggering drug bust shows traffickers turning to East Coast This week’s staggering cocaine bust in Philadelphia is another sign that traffickers are turning to East Coast seaports as a result of increased law enforcement pressure along the country’s southwest border. Federal law enforcement offici...
2019-06-19 23:15

Relentless Rains A Drag On Local Garden Centers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — June is usually an ideal month for planting, but the owner of a local garden center says that the consistent rain in the last week has not been good for business. “It has been difficult. The rain chases off the r...
2019-06-19 23:15

Second ex-Senate aide charged in posting private data WASHINGTON (AP) — A second former aide to Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges that stem from the illegal online posting of personal information of five Republican senators who backed Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nominatio...
2019-06-19 23:15

Judge: New documents warrant further look at census question A federal judge says he’s inclined to reexamine whether a proposed 2020 census citizenship question violates the rights of minorities after reviewing newly discovered documents from a deceased political operative. U.S. District Judge George Haz...
2019-06-19 23:15

PGA Tour signs umbrella sponsor deal for developmental tour PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The PGA Tour has signed a 10-year umbrella sponsorship deal for its developmental tour that provides the best path to the big leagues. Los Angeles-based Korn Ferry takes over immediately from Web.com. The Korn Ferry Tou...
2019-06-19 23:15

U.K. Maverick Rory Stewart Knocked Out of Race for Party Leader Rory Stewart’s insurgent campaign had been a growing threat to the favorite, Boris Johnson, by shaking up the contest until lawmakers eliminated him....
2019-06-19 23:15

Mexico Ratifies Trade Deal with the U.S. and Canada The United States initiated the revision of the North American trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, but Mexico is now the first to ratify the deal....
2019-06-19 23:15

Was this the gun that killed van Gogh? It just sold for $182,000 The gun believed to have killed painter Vincent van Gogh, billed as the most famous weapon in art history, sold for $182,000 at auction in Paris.        ...
2019-06-19 23:15

England 2 Japan 0, Women's World Cup 2019: Ellen White bags third win for Lionesses as Toni Duggan returns Ellen White scored a brilliant double as England beat Japan 2-0 to finish top of Group D and set-up a last-16 clash against one of the best third-place sides....
2019-06-19 23:15

Trump’s Nominee for U.N. Envoy Appears to Differ With Him on Saudis and Climate At her confirmation hearing, Kelly Knight Craft suggested that she would be tougher than President Trump on Saudi Arabia and that climate change is a threat....
2019-06-19 23:15

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, the country’s ombudsman for human rights said. Poland’s nationalist government is facing legal action...
2019-06-19 23:15

Hong Kong’s richest man to pay tuition for undergrads at Chinese university Hong Kong’s richest man, 90-year-old Li Ka-shing, has pledged to pay the full tuition for all undergraduates at a Chinese university — just a month after an American billionaire tech investor said he’d pay off all student loans for new graduates of a...
2019-06-19 23:15

‘Swarmageddon’ of over 1,000 earthquakes rocks California A “swarmageddon” of more than 1,000 small earthquakes rattled parts of California over the past three weeks, according to a new report. For some, the bout of seismic activity affecting San Bernardino and Riverside counties was simply business as usua...
2019-06-19 23:15

Corrections boss ‘sorry’ after woman is trapped inside jail stairwell for 58 hours A woman was trapped in a stairwell in a St. Louis jail for nearly two and a half days, corrections officials said. St. Louis Corrections Commissioner Dale Glass said the woman “appeared to be OK” after enduring more than 58 hours inside the St. Louis...
2019-06-19 23:15

South Korea sends most food aid since 2008 to North Korea SEOUL – South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to a U.N. aid program in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is needed to make up for food shortages. South Korea fo...
2019-06-19 23:15

Tony Robbins accused of groping, harassing more women Self-help guru Tony Robbins faces a new series of allegations that he groped and harassed fans and staffers — including a former assistant who claims he touched her inappropriately during a job interview. The latest sexual misconduct claims bri...
2019-06-19 23:15

Pilots’ physical strength reportedly cited as concern in Boeing 737 MAX probe Efforts to unground Boeing’s 737 MAX jets have been delayed in part amid concerns about whether the average pilot possesses enough strength to turn a manual trim crank during emergencies, according to a new report. Sources told the Wall Street Journa...
2019-06-19 23:15

De Blasio slams Biden with N-word tweet after he fondly recalls racist senator Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday bashed Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden for citing a notoriously racist Southern senator while touting his ability to work with lawmakers he disagrees with. “It’s 2019 & @JoeBiden is longing for the goo...
2019-06-19 23:15

Israeli Holocaust museum lectures AOC after ‘concentration camp’ remarks WASHINGTON — The Yad Vashem museum in Israel suggested that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed a history lesson after the freshman Democrat said migrants at the southern US border were being housed in “concentration camps.” “Concentration camps ass...
2019-06-19 23:15

Saudi killers called Khashoggi ‘sacrificial animal’ before murder: UN report The Saudi operatives who killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi referred to their prey as the “sacrificial animal,” according to a new report by the UN Human Rights Council’s special rapporteur released Wednesday. The report, which also found “credible ev...
2019-06-19 23:15

Train carrying military munitions derails in Nevada A train carrying military munitions has derailed in Nevada, closing a 60-mile stretch of Interstate 80 – but officials said the general public is not in any danger, according to reports. No injuries were immediately reported when the train, which was...
2019-06-19 23:15

11-year-old who stopped intruder with machete says he knew he had to act Macaulay Culkin has nothing on this kid. A machete-wielding 11-year-old North Carolina boy who stopped a home invasion all by himself said he knew he had to take matters into his own hands when a suspect broke into his family’s home in Mebane on Frid...
2019-06-19 23:15

Trump raises nearly $25M in first 24 hours after 2020 campaign launch President Trump pocketed nearly $25 million in campaign cash for his re-election in less than 24 hours, according to the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee. “@realDonaldTrump has raised a record breaking $24.8M in less than 24 hours for ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Suspect arrested in soccer star Emiliano Sala’s fatal plane crash A 64-year-old UK man was arrested in connection with the plane crash that killed Argentinian soccer star Emiliano Sala, according to a report. Dorset police announced the North Yorkshire man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of manslaughter by an u...
2019-06-19 23:15

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia for terminally ill Terminally ill Australians will be able to end their lives with the help of a doctor after the state of Victoria passed historic assisted dying legislation. Under the new law — a first for Australia — people living in Victoria who have be...
2019-06-19 23:15

Brawl erupts between parents, coaches at youth baseball game There’s no sucker-punching in baseball! A little league game turned into a giant brawl between parents and coaches in Colorado — and cops are looking to identify the participants. “These coaches and parents, unhappy with a baseball game involvi...
2019-06-19 23:15

Groom accused of killing bride in 48-hour bondage session ‘Til bondage do us part. A German man faces manslaughter charges for killing his new bride while engaging in marathon BDSM sex on their honeymoon, the Daily Mail reported. Ralph Jankus, 52, was on trial Wednesday in Krefeld, Germany, for the de...
2019-06-19 23:15

Substitute school nurse accused of making advances on teen boy A substitute nurse serving two Ohio school districts was jailed for inappropriately touching an underage student and making sexual advances toward him, prosecutors said this week. Delena Clever, 48, of Maineville, Ohio, who subbed for the Little Miam...
2019-06-19 23:15

House committee hears from Danny Glover, Cory Booker on reparations A House subcommittee heard from actor Danny Glover and presidential candidate Cory Booker on Wednesday during a congressional hearing on reparations. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) — who sponsors a measure to study reparations — said the hearing &...
2019-06-19 23:15

Iran Will Not Give Europe More Time To Shield It Against US Sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by protecting Tehran from US sanctions....
2019-06-19 23:15

83-Year-Old Injured After Prince William, Kate's Convoy Hits Her In UK An 83-year-old woman was in a serious condition in a British hospital on Wednesday after being hit by a motorbike in the convoy carrying Prince William and his wife Kate....
2019-06-19 23:15

Shinzo Abe Criticised As Pension Report Highlights "Inconvenient Truth" Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced stiff opposition criticism on Wednesday after a report warned that many retirees won't be able to live on pensions alone, a topic likely to become an issue in......
2019-06-19 23:15

"Credible" Proof Linking Saudi Crown Prince To Khashoggi Murder: Report There is "credible evidence" linking Saudi Arabia's crown prince to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October, an independent UN rights expert said Wednesday, calling for an......
2019-06-19 23:15

Gun That Vincent Van Gogh "Shot Himself With" Sells For $182,000 The revolver with which Vincent van Gogh is believed to have shot himself sold for 162,500 euros ($182,000) at a Paris auction on Wednesday -- nearly three times the estimate....
2019-06-19 23:15

Australia Court Rules Sperm Donor Be Recognised As Legal Father A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court ruled Wednesday. The court said because the man was......
2019-06-19 23:15

3 Russians, 1 Ukrainian Charged With Murder In MH17 Plane Crash Case Dutch prosecutors are to put four people on trial for murder next year over the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine, in which 298 people were killed, relatives said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 23:15

MH17 Plane Crash Investigators Name 3 Russian Suspects, 1 Ukrainian International investigators said Wednesday they were issuing arrest warrants for three Russians and one Ukrainian suspect over the downing of flight MH17 in 2014....
2019-06-19 23:15

Indonesia Muslim Group Slaps Fatwa On Popular Mobile Game PUBG A hugely popular but brutal online game was slapped with a fatwa Wednesday by an Indonesian Muslim group who say it insults Islam and makes addicted players violent....
2019-06-19 23:15

Saudi Crown Prince Knew Of "Criminal Mission" Targeting Khashoggi: Report A special U.N. investigator on Wednesday called for further investigation of high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-06-19 23:15

People Ignored Rules To Take Selfies With Bear. Officials Shot Him Dead The young black bear was starting to grow comfortable around his new human friends. The 100-pound male, believed to be around 2 or 3 years old, knew he could often find trail mix, sunflower seeds and......
2019-06-19 23:15

UK Man Becomes First Convicted In Britain Of Making 3D-Printer Gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal shot, police said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 23:15

Trump's Spiritual Adviser Prays For His Safety From "Demonic Networks" Paula White started out by giving thanks. White, President Donald Trump's evangelical spiritual adviser, took center stage Tuesday night to give the opening prayer before the president announced his......
2019-06-19 23:15

Pak PM Imran Khan To Attend UN General Assembly Session For First Time Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will represent his country for the first time at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September, a top aide of the premier said on......
2019-06-19 23:15

Imran Khan Trolled After He Quotes Rabindranath Tagore As Khalil Gibran Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday was trolled after he posted a quote by Rabindranath Tagore on his official Twitter account, but attributed it to Lebanese writer and poet Khalil Gibran....
2019-06-19 23:15

"From Economy To Cricket, It Is All Depressing": Pakistan Chief Justice Pakistan's chief justice Asif Saeed Khosa Wednesday lamented that Pakistanis were only hearing "depressing" news these days -- on the state of the economy, politics and even from the cricket field....
2019-06-19 23:15

Pilots Tell US Congress More Training Needed On 737 Max US pilots called Wednesday for enhanced pilot training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes....
2019-06-19 23:15

Egypt Accuses UN Of Trying To "Politicise" Ex-President's Death Egypt accused the United Nations on Wednesday of seeking to "politicise" the death of the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi by calling for an "independent inquiry"....
2019-06-19 23:15

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018: UN More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
2019-06-19 23:15

Our favorite headphones for kids are at their lowest price ever Puro Sound Lab's headphones are the top-tested, safest headphones for kids available, and right now you can get them at incredible sale prices.       ...
2019-06-19 23:15

The 6 best credit cards of 2019 The best credit cards can help you save money on big purchases, help make traveling easier, or get your business off the ground.       ...
2019-06-19 23:15

YouTube has a kids problem and it's not going away The Google owned network has come under fire for showing videos to children that aren't appropriate. Children's programming is the No. 1 category on YouTube.       ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants....
2019-06-19 22:45

| Jamaica searches for Bolt heir at national championships The hunt for a successor to Usain Bolt gets under way on Thursday as Jamaica stages its national championships looking to unearth a new crop of sprinters....
2019-06-19 22:45

Lexus makes camera and radar safety features standard for 2020 cars You'd think that luxury automakers would load their cars with safety tech by default, but that's not always the case -- it hasn't been for Lexus, anyway. However, the company is making amends for that shortfall. It's making its Sa...
2019-06-19 22:45

Apple's Voice Control is important for accessibility, and you "Open Photos. Scroll up. Show numbers. 13." Over the years, Apple has frequently highlighted its accessibility work in commercials, but the ad that ran for a minute and a half during game 5 of the NBA Finals was particularly powerful. In it, a wheel...
2019-06-19 22:45

Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
2019-06-19 22:45

Body-Bending Dancers Do A Mean Mortal Kombat Routine On America’s Got Talent A four-man dance squad called Adem Show from the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan put on a breathtaking Mortal Kombat-inspired routine on last night’s episode of America’s Got Talent. The Raiden-like leader manipulating a trio of contortionist nin...
2019-06-19 22:45

The Ranger Class Is Getting Some Changes In D&D (And Baldur's Gate 3) How is Baldur’s Gate 3 going to implement the modern rules of Dungeons & Dragons? Last week in Los Angeles, we sat down with creative director Swen Vincke and D&D head honcho Mike Mearls on a bonus episode of Kotaku Splitscreen to discuss. On...
2019-06-19 22:45

Cult Classic Alpha Protocol Removed From Sale On Steam Obsidian Entertainment’s 2010 spy-thriller Alpha Protocol has been removed from sale on Steam at the “request of the publisher.” According to a Sega representative, rights to publish the cult-classic RPG have expired. While players who previously bou...
2019-06-19 22:45

Rhythm Games Don’t Get Much Simpler And Sweeter Than Muse Dash Rhythm games can be pretty complicated, twisting players’ fingers into knots as they try to keep track of four to six lanes, each delivering a brutal barrage of notes. PeroPeroGames’ Muse Dash has all the quirk and charm of a DJMax or Superbeat: Xoni...
2019-06-19 22:45

AT&T rolling out Android 9.0 Pie update to the LG V35 ThinQ AT&T is the first US carrier to release the long overdue LG V35 ThinQ Android 9.0 Pie update, because it's one of the few that volunteered to do that. Well, apart from Google Fi, which is why theoretically AT&T is the first carrier to offer the updat...
2019-06-19 22:45

Deal: Sony Xperia XZ3 price dips well below $500 on Amazon Sony's flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ3 is cheaper than ever on Amazon. Just like many other top-tier handsets, the Xperia XZ3 was priced at around $800 at launch, but these days anyone can pick one up from Best Buy for just $550 if they're willin...
2019-06-19 22:45

Cuba is driving dissidents off island with threats of violence and jail, report finds Thirty-five activists, journalists and artists have been forced to leave the island in two years, human rights group saysCuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, ...
2019-06-19 22:45

Himalayan glacier melting doubled since 2000, spy satellites show Ice losses indicate ‘devastating’ future for region and 1 billion people who depend on it for waterThe melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled since the turn of the century, with more than a quarter of all ice lost over the last four decades, scien...
2019-06-19 22:45

New York to pass most progressive climate crisis plan in US Program projects state would produce 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2040New York state would launch the most progressive policy in the US to combat the climate crisis and one of the most ambitious in the world under a new plan devi...
2019-06-19 22:45

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California, study finds In San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Today analysis of Bureau...
2019-06-19 22:45

Scotland v Argentina: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group D finaleJapan v England – live! Follow our MBM report nowAnd feel free to email Barry or tweet him @bglendenning 9.30pm BST 74 min: In the course of her celebration of Scotland’s third goal, Cuthbert removed a...
2019-06-19 22:45

Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon 'war-fighting' doctrine US joint chiefs of staff posted then removed paper that suggests nuclear weapons could ‘create conditions for decisive results’The Pentagon believes using nuclear weapons could “create conditions for decisive results and the restoration of strategic ...
2019-06-19 22:45

Nxivm trial: Keith Raniere found guilty on all counts in sex cult case Jury sided with prosecutors, who said Raniere used blackmail and starvation and to force women into becoming ‘first-line slaves’Keith Raniere, a self-help guru, has been found guilty of presiding over an ultra-secretive society that imprisoned women ...
2019-06-19 22:45

St Louis prosecutor refuses to accept cases from police officers accused of racism Attorney refuses to advance investigations of officers who have allegedly posted racist and violent comments on social mediaThe top prosecutor in St Louis has compiled an “exclusion list” of dozens of police officers whose investigations she won’t ad...
2019-06-19 22:45

Fed chairman on reports that Trump is seeking to oust him: 'I'm here to stay' Jerome Powell: ‘I fully intend to serve’ full four-year termPresident has reportedly discussed firing Federal Reserve chairThe Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, has responded to reports that Donald Trump is seeking to fire or demote him.“I thi...
2019-06-19 22:45

Google rejects plans to fight sexual harassment and boost diversity Board rejects all 13 shareholder proposals to address a range of issues even as workers protest outside eventAlphabet, the parent company of Google, failed to pass several proposals to address sexual harassment, antitrust issues and diversity policie...
2019-06-19 22:45

US beekeepers lost 40% of honeybee colonies over past year, survey finds Study marks worst winter on record for beekeepers, despite intensive push to stem lossesBeekeepers across the US lost four in 10 of their honeybee colonies over the past year, as the worst winter on record for tracked bee populations raised fresh con...
2019-06-19 22:45

Lefties Mickelson, Watson look to add to wins at Travelers Lefties Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson have combined for 5 wins in Connecticut, but will be in the same Travelers field for the 1st time this week.        ...
2019-06-19 22:30

Samurai text tells secrets of sword-fighters' 'supernatural powers' A newly translated samurai text called "Twelve Rules of the Sword" reveals the secrets of a sword-fighting school that mastered a technique that seemed to give supernatural powers....
2019-06-19 22:30

| Lopez denies match fixing allegations Spanish tennis player Feliciano Lopez categorically denied a report that a match he and doubles partner Marc Lopez lost at Wimbledon in 2017 was fixed....
2019-06-19 22:30

| Del Potro suffers fresh injury scare in win at rain-affected Queen's Juan Martin del Potro progressed to round two at a rain-affected Queen's, but at a cost as the Argentine ended the match hobbling after slipping on a damp court....
2019-06-19 22:30

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
2019-06-19 22:30

|SAshouldlooktoChinatoboosttourism-here'show To break into the estimated $115bn annual spend on travel by the Chinese market, South African hospitality leaders must shift their focus, says Jonathan Steyn....
2019-06-19 22:15

|StocksmixedaheadofUSFeddecision With the United States Fed expected to strike a more dovish tone in its latest policy statement, yields are falling on the back of bets that the Fed could cut rates at its next policy meeting in July....
2019-06-19 22:15

|PilotstellUSCongressmoretrainingneededon737MAX US pilots called Wednesday for enhanced pilot training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes....
2019-06-19 22:15

|Eskomcan'tpayitsdebts.Bondinvestorsloveit South Africa’s state-owned electricity company is approaching R500bn in debt, and doesn’t generate enough cash to service it. Investors can’t get enough of it....
2019-06-19 22:15

|Manuel:'Nosurprises'inHighCourtrulingagainstEFFappeal Former finance minister Trevor Manuel says not surprised by the decision by the High Court to turn down the application by Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to appeal a defamation ruling in a case he brought against the party...
2019-06-19 22:15

|WATCH:Trumpbegins2020bidwithfamiliarattacks President Donald Trump formally launches his 2020 re-election campaign by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who is now a victim of an attempted ouster by Democrats....
2019-06-19 22:15

|5thingstowatchforintheSONA President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday delivers his first state-of-the-nation speech since the ANC extended its quarter-century rule after last month’s election. Here are five key things to watch out for....
2019-06-19 22:15

|PICboardshouldhave'globalexpertiseandperspective',inquiryhears The Public Investment Corporation board should have expertise in investment-related matters and include representatives of key stakeholders, the inquiry into affairs at the state-owned asset manager heard on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 22:15

| Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backs second Brexit referendum Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, has said it is "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal about the country's departure from the European Union, or Brexit....
2019-06-19 22:15

Unilever boss warns of dangers of 'woke-washing' in ad industry The concept of 'greenwashing' - talking up the benefit to the environment of a practice, product or service despite there being no underlying change taking place - has existed since the 1980s....
2019-06-19 22:15

Another ballot win for Johnson as 'underdog' Stewart surprises Boris Johnson has again secured a comprehensive victory in the latest ballot of Conservative MPs to choose their new party leader and the UK's next prime minister....
2019-06-19 22:15

'I'm surprised': Stewart eliminated from Tory contest with Brexit warning Defeated Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart has warned the four remaining candidates against promises they "can't deliver" after being eliminated from the contest....
2019-06-19 22:15

New Zealand told: 'Stop stealing Maori kids' New Zealand's government watchdog will investigate the practice of authorities seizing newborn babies from their mothers -- including some when they are still in hospital....
2019-06-19 22:15

India's sixth-biggest city almost entirely out of water The floor of the Chembarambakkam reservoir is cracked open, dry and sun-baked. About 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) away, in Chennai, India's sixth largest city, millions of people are running out of water....
2019-06-19 22:15

10 key findings from the UN's Khashoggi murder report The first independent report on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi has finally been released. Agnes Callamard, the UN's special rapporteur, has laid out in detail evidence that suggests not only did Saudi officials at the highest level plan and carry out ...
2019-06-19 22:15

Venezuela Made A Pact With The VAR Devil For most of my lifetime, Venezuela has been chum for the sharks of South America. La Vinotinto have never qualified for a World Cup, have never even made the final of a Copa America, and generally do not put up much of a fight, particularly against t...
2019-06-19 22:15

It Just Keeps Getting Worse For The Celtics Think back to two summers ago. The Boston Celtics, after enduring yet another round of criticism for failing to dig into their war chest of draft picks in order to make a trade for Paul George or Jimmy Butler, had swooped in to pluck Kyrie Irving awa...
2019-06-19 22:15

Never Panic About Forgetting to Close the Garage Door Again For $20 Off If you have a garage, first of all, jealous. Second of all, it’s cheaper than you might think to upgrade to a smart garage door opener that you can control from anywhere. Just click this link to add a 10% coupon to your Amazon account, which will bri...
2019-06-19 22:15

Gizmodo The New York Subway Is Afraid of the Humble Vulva | Kotaku Why Katamari Damacy’s Creator Lef Gizmodo The New York Subway Is Afraid of the Humble Vulva | Kotaku Why Katamari Damacy’s Creator Left Japan | Jalopnik The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Has an Earth-Shattering 760 HP | Lifehacker Facebook’s New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Sho...
2019-06-19 22:15

This Dumb League Does It Again In December, commissioner Gary Bettman announced that the NHL salary cap would rise $3.5 million for the 2019–20 season, to $83 million. In the last couple of days, there have been rumblings that Bettman’s figure was optimistic, and that the figure—w...
2019-06-19 22:15

Getting A Medal From Donald Trump Fits Jerry West All Too Well Have you ever seen Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, The Lonely Island’s 2016 mockumentary about a very specific kind of post-Obama cultural success? It’s a good movie. Funny gags, and some insight into the sort of of-this-moment famous person who ...
2019-06-19 22:15

Spring Football Will Never Work And Charlie Ebersol Sure As Hell Wasn't The Man To Do It Last week, Seth Wickersham of ESPN published a thorough and damning tick-tock of the conception and near-instant immolation of the Alliance of American Football, a spring football league founded by Charlie Ebersol. If Ebersol’s last name rings a bell...
2019-06-19 22:15

The Revenge of the Poverty-Stricken College Professors Is Underway in Florida. And It's Big. “Two half-time adjunct jobs do not make a full-time income. Far from it,” Ximena Barrientos says. “I’m lucky that I have my own apartment. I have no idea how people make it work if they have to pay rent.”...
2019-06-19 22:15

Skip Bayless Falls For A Fake Woj Tweet About Chris Paul Mocking James Harden's "Manboobs" Have you heard the news? If you watched FS1's Second Take this morning, you did: the Rockets backcourt’s toxic situation got so bad in part because Chris Paul repeatedly berated James Harden about his “manboobs,” to the point that Harden left tea...
2019-06-19 22:15

Untimely Sprinklers Derail Match Point Life can be rough on the ATP Challenger tour, one rung below the pro tour you see on TV. World No. 317 Adam Pavlásek was just a point away from locking up his second-round win at the Challenger Bratislava over world No. 218 Elliot Benchetrit. Then si...
2019-06-19 22:15

Mike Conley Traded To Utah Jazz For Some Crud Remember the decade basketbloggers and analysts spent appending the word “underrated” to every single mention of Mike Conley’s name? Then he signed what was, at the time, the largest contract in NBA history, and everybody stopped calling him “underra...
2019-06-19 22:15

Tyler Boyd's Long, Strange Journey To The USMNT Was Worth It While the United States Women’s National Team is in France mounting what looks destined to be a hellacious defense of their World Cup title, their disgraced counterparts on the men’s side quietly played and won their first competitive game since, wel...
2019-06-19 22:15

Neymar Can't Really Be On The Move Again, Can He? Two years after Neymar wasn’t going to leave Barcelona for PSG, only to then leave Barcelona for PSG, there is now a new storm of speculation hinting at only one possible outcome: Neymar, who isn’t going to leave PSG for Barcelona, will leave PSG for...
2019-06-19 22:15

Padres Pitcher Shines In Major-League Debut, Also Wins Bet With His Good Friend John Cena A pitcher making his first MLB start against the Milwaukee Brewers’ fearsome offense is already a daunting scenario, but add the pressure of John Cena rooting for you, and man, it’s impressive that Logan Allen got out alive....
2019-06-19 22:15

The UFC's Pride Month Shirts Can't Hide How It Really Feels Shortly following the start of Pride Month in June, the UFC joined in the grand tradition of brands glomming onto the LGBTQ+ rights movement in order to enhance their profiles:...
2019-06-19 22:15

Cricket World Cup: Kane Williamson's majestic 106 sees New Zealand beat South Africa New Zealand captain Kane Williamson plays one of the great World Cup innings to steer his side to a tense four-wicket victory over South Africa at Edgbaston....
2019-06-19 22:15

Fifa Secretary General Samoura in line for Africa role Fifa and Caf are considering appointing Fifa General Secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'High Commissioner for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
2019-06-19 22:15

Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress Some lawmakers fear briefings by Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, and others are an attempt to provide legal cover for a military strike, echoing the Iraq War....
2019-06-19 22:15

Ta-Nehisi Coates Assails Mitch McConnell at Raucous Reparations Hearing Mr. Coates, the African-American author, called out Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, for saying he was opposed to compensation “for something that happened 150 years ago.”...
2019-06-19 22:15

Honeymoon Hashtag Hell Social media pressure to take perfectly posed photographs may lead to the first argument as a married couple. Is it worth a fabulous Instagram shot if you are just having a horrible time?...
2019-06-19 21:45

Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states, according to a report from the Associated Press....
2019-06-19 21:45

U.S. targets families for deportation to discourage migrants U.S. immigration authorities want to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally to discourage the surging numbers of Central Americans arriving from Mexico, a government official leading the effort said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 21:45

3 Questions: An experiment illuminates the value of public transportation Urban residents hear a lot about public transit fares, but to what extent do transportation costs really affect riders? A group of urban studies researchers at MIT has conducted a new experiment — a randomized, controlled trial — on Boston’s MBTA sys...
2019-06-19 21:45

How to delete your Facebook account and bring your photos and other info with you We've seen plenty of reasons to quit Facebook, including a new report about contractors' working conditions. Here's how to delete your account....
2019-06-19 21:45

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner says being a Microsoft executive is 'a dream job' Jeff Weiner told CNBC's Jon Fortt that, about three years after the Microsoft acquisition, he gets to work with "an extraordinary group of individuals."...
2019-06-19 21:45

Juul denounces San Francisco legislation prohibiting the sale of e-cigarettes in the city E-cigarette giant Juul on Wednesday criticized the city where it is based after San Francisco supervisors approved a measure to prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes....
2019-06-19 21:45

Nine-year-old who defies labels helps teach educators about queer youth When a third-grade teacher from Texas asked her mostly 8-year-old students what they wanted to be when they grow up, one of them wrote on the white board: "drag queen."...
2019-06-19 21:45

U.S. proposes rules that could cause faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by the Trump administration....
2019-06-19 21:45

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from persons born between Sept. 23 and Oct. 23....
2019-06-19 21:45

In photos: Highlights from the week of June 17, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The House Transportation Subcommittee heard testimony on the Boeing 737 Max safety; former adviser to President Donald Trump Hope Hicks testified in a closed-door interview before the House Judiciary Committee; and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, voted ...
2019-06-19 21:45

Chesley Sullenberger: Boeing 737 Max pilot training not 'sufficient' Famed "Miracle on the Hudson" pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger and other pilots criticized Boeing for failing to properly train pilots on 737 Max jets during a congressional hearing Wednesday....
2019-06-19 21:45

Watch live: Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
2019-06-19 21:45

Warrant: Driver accused of killing pedestrians blames voice An arrest warrant says a driver accused of intentionally running over pedestrians in Tennessee, killing a pregnant mother and her toddler son, told police that a voice was directing his actions....
2019-06-19 21:45

Police release video, search for brawlers at kids' game Colorado authorities say they are investigating a fist fight between adults over a teenage umpire's calls during a youth baseball game involving 7-year-olds....
2019-06-19 21:45

Cracker Barrel bars church event over LGBT execution remarks Cracker Barrel says it won't host an event by a Tennessee church whose pastor was a detective who preached that the government should execute gay people....
2019-06-19 21:45

New Jersey home turned into 'fast-food-style drive-through' for drugs, 27 arrested: prosecutors Members of the notorious "Bloods" gang were allegedly behind the conversion of an abandoned New Jersey home into a “fast-food-style drive-through" that pulled in $10,000-per-day by ditching burgers and fries in favor of heroin and crack cocaine -- un...
2019-06-19 21:45

Oklahoma boys' lemonade stand robbed, phone stolen, police say A group of boys in Oklahoma who turned to a summertime staple to make extra cash ended up becoming victims of a crime when a man robbed their lemonade stand....
2019-06-19 21:45

Ohio teacher allegedly touched dozens of female first-graders inappropriately, prosecutor says A former Ohio gym teacher was indicted on dozens of charges after he was allegedly caught on surveillance video touching dozens of first-grade girls inappropriately during class....
2019-06-19 21:45

Spacey accuser can't find phone defense wants, lawyer says An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn over to the defense....
2019-06-19 21:45

LA mom accused in death of special-needs son kept in closet A Los Angeles mother kept her 10-year-old, special-needs son locked in a closet and so underfed that he appeared much younger before he died, police said....
2019-06-19 21:45

Man arrested for slapping reporter's hand at Trump's rally Authorities in Florida say a man was arrested outside the arena where President Donald Trump made his reelection announcement for trying to slap a cellphone out of a journalist's hand....
2019-06-19 21:45

Keith Raniere, ex-leader of self-help group NXIVM, convicted in sex-trafficking case Keith Raniere, the former leader of self-help group NXIVM, was convicted Wednesday in a federal case accusing him of turning women into his "sex slaves."...
2019-06-19 21:45

Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing WWII-era dogtags from National Archives A Virginia National Guard sergeant is set to head to trial in August after being accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland....
2019-06-19 21:45

Emaciated Polar Bear Spotted in Siberian City for the First Time in 40 Years (MOSCOW) — An emaciated polar bear has been sighted in a Russian industrial city in Siberia, far south of its normal hunting grounds. Emergency officials in the city of Norilsk in a statement on Tuesday warned local residents about a bear that ...
2019-06-19 21:30

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Extends His Lead in Race To Become Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — The race to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest. Johnson, a form...
2019-06-19 21:30

Keanu Reeves 'doesn't need anybody's help' getting a date, Sandra Bullock says This summer has already been dubbed the season of Keanu Reeves. The internet loves him, so Sandra Bullock doesn't think he needs help getting a date.        ...
2019-06-19 21:30

Mayim Bialik struggled to spoil herself after 'Big Bang Theory' finale Mayim Bialik's "Big Bang Theory" days are over. But she's still trying to celebrate the show's success, even if being celebratory isn't in her nature.        ...
2019-06-19 21:30

Best celebrity photos of June 2019: Bonnaroo, 'Toy Story 4,' more This June, celebrities attended some of the hottest events across the globe including the "Toy Story 4" world premiere and MTV Movie and TV Awards.        ...
2019-06-19 21:30

Liberty Defense uses 3D radar imaging and AI to detect concealed weapons To address gun crime, Liberty Defense is bringing to market radar imaging technology that leverages AI and deep learning to identify concealed weapons.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Postman raises $50 million to deliver its API collaboration platform to more partners Postman announced today that it has closed a $50 million round of venture capital to continue product development while reaching more enterprise customers.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Expel raises $40 million to help companies manage cybersecurity Expel has raised $40 million for a managed security service that filters out false positives and helps companies keep on top of endless alerts.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Valtix raises $14 million for cloud-native security products Valtix, a startup developing cloud-native enterprise security solutions, today announced that it's raised $14 million in a series A financing round.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Apple reportedly mulls shifting 15-30% of manufacturing out of China India, Vietnam, and a number of other countries may benefit from trade instability between the U.S. and China, as Apple looks at other production sites.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Mattermost raises $50 million to advance its open source Slack alternative Mattermost, a startup developing an open source alternative to Slack, HipChat, Microsoft Teams, and Google's Hangouts Chat, has raised $50 million.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Valimail raises $45 million to thwart email phishing attacks Valimail has raised $40 million in a series C round of funding, making it the latest in a line of startups raising funds for anti-phishing software.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Google’s Private Join and Compute gives companies data insights while preserving privacy Google's Private Join and Compute, which is now available in open source, allows companies to glean insights from data sets without sacrificing privacy.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

FCC will vote July 10 on reallocating 2.5GHz spectrum from TV to 5G The United States plans to reallocate mid-band spectrum to 5G, after reserving it for an obscure educational TV and broadband initiative decades ago.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Apple expands repair service to all U.S. Best Buy stores Four-fifths of Apple's U.S. customers will now be able to obtain authorized Apple repairs locally within a 20 minute drive from their homes.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Shopify announces new partner and developer tools, plus an AI-powered fulfillment network Shopify Unite 2019 brings new Shopify Plus for enterprise; next-generation POS; language, payment, and store capabilities; AI-powered fulfillment network.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment drives hard with both triple-A and mobile games David Haddad runs Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a collection of game studios that are seeing success with both triple-A and mobile games.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Google brings Dialogflow bot support to Hangouts Chat Google today said its Dialogflow bots engine can now make automated bots for G Suite's Hangouts Chat and interact with GitHub's open source Hubot.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

SaT5G shows satellite-based 5G services for planes and rural areas A European consortium of satellite and terrestrial communications companies sees high-latency satellites as data augmenters or backups for 5G cell towers.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Ninja cuts deal to launch multiple gamer advice and culture books Ninja's agent Loaded has cut a deal to publish multiple books and merchandise with Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press, two imprints of Random House.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Valentino and Undercover Discuss the “Dark Fantasy” of Their Collaboration Ahead of their shows today, Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli and Undercover's Jun Takahashi explain their series of collaborations—and their very sweet friendship....
2019-06-19 21:30

Trump blasts Democrats for Hope Hicks testimony, calls congressional hearings 'rigged' Trump criticized congressional Democrats for subpoenaeing ex-aide Hope Hicks to testify about incidents detailed in special counsel Robert Mueller's report....
2019-06-19 21:30

5 ways to fight wealth inequality, according to economists With bold and targeted steps, economists say, government can increase opportunity for people in ways that strengthen, not weaken, American capitalism....
2019-06-19 21:30

Democratic presidential candidates denounce Biden's comments about segregationist senators Bill de Blasio and Cory Booker denounced Biden by name in a break with the practice most Democrats have followed on the trail thus far. Both men framed their criticism in personal terms....
2019-06-19 21:30

New York Times CEO Mark Thompson calls Trump's attacks on the press 'stupid' and 'dangerous' "Actually isolating journalists, as a group, not just the Times, but the whole industry, is a really frankly hostile, stupid but also dangerous thing to do," said Mark Thompson, who became president and CEO of The New York Times Company in 2012....
2019-06-19 21:30

Auschwitz Memorial responds to MSNBC host for defending AOC's concentration camps rhetoric Auschwitz Memorial responded to MSNBC host Chris Hayes Tuesday after he defended divisive comments by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., who recently compared U.S. border facilities to concentration camps....
2019-06-19 21:30

Screenwriter Max Landis accused of rape, assault, psychological and sexual abuse Screenwriter Max Landis is facing allegations of sexual abuse and psychological manipulation from eight women who told their stories to the Daily Beast....
2019-06-19 21:30

Even CNN's Chris Cuomo says Democrats don't fill stadiums like Trump CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, often known for challenging President Trump and his associates, pointed out on Tuesday that Democrats typically didn't get the crowd sizes that the president did. ...
2019-06-19 21:30

'Avengers: Endgame' to be re-released with post-credits scene Marvel boss Kevin Feige announced to journos at a recent "Spider-Man: Far From Home" junket that Disney is putting "Avengers: Endgame" back in theaters on June 28 with a cut that has a new post-credits scene, a tribute and a few surprises....
2019-06-19 21:30