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2019-05-22 11:14

Wildfires force nearly 5,000 Canadians out of their homes as firefighters continue to battle growing blazes Nearly 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in northern Alberta, Canada to escape a monstrous blaze that has reached 200,000 acres, the province's government said Tuesday....
2019-05-22 10:45

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful business model" designed to exploit the law....
2019-05-22 10:45

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending could be hobbled once again by a fight over border wall funding....
2019-05-22 10:45

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near future....
2019-05-22 10:45

Get mad at Justin Amash all you want, but he’s still the biggest fiscal conservative Most Republicans are mad at Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., right now for saying that President Trump’s behavior during special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation rose to the level of an impeachable offense....
2019-05-22 10:45

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the debt ceiling....
2019-05-22 10:45

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructu...
2019-05-22 10:45

Tether in court: Yep, we sort of, kind of, definitely used our reserves to buy Bitcoin It appears that contrary to its marketing promises, Tether – a cryptocurrency pegged to the US dollar – used some of its dollar reserves to buy Bitcoin. The stablecoin issuer, which shares management and ownership with cryptocurrency exchange service...
2019-05-22 10:45

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha version to test the waters, but according to a new blog post, the browser is finally ready for action: ...
2019-05-22 10:45

Google stored some G Suite passwords in plaintext for 14 years Google revealed that it recently discovered a bug that caused a subset of its enterprise G Suite customers to have their passwords stored in an unhashed — albeit encrypted — form for about 14 years. “This is a G Suite issue users only — no free consu...
2019-05-22 10:45

The Chinese Christians finding God and religious refuge in Kenya In Nairobi, Chinese migrants are finding God as they integrate in highly Christian Kenya. But many don't realize that back home the atheist Communist Party is waging a war against religion...
2019-05-22 10:45

North Korea derides US presidential candidate Joe Biden as a 'fool of low IQ' North Korean state media has launched a stinging attack on the former United States vice president and current presidential candidate, Joe Biden, mocking him as a "fool of low IQ."...
2019-05-22 10:45

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election....
2019-05-22 10:45

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. Here’s how eating this one food for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels....
2019-05-22 10:45

High blood pressure symptoms: Drinking this tea could lower bp HIGH blood pressure symptoms include headaches and blurred vision. Changing what you drink is one way to lower bp naturally – here's what cuppa to enjoy....
2019-05-22 10:45

Austrian Chancellor Faces No-Confidence Vote The unraveling of an alliance between conservatives and nationalists in Austria’s government is now threatening to end the 18-month tenure of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, as opposition parties demanded a vote of no confidence in his leadership....
2019-05-22 10:45

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and justice system....
2019-05-22 10:45

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning agency said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 10:45

Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
2019-05-22 10:45

Hong Kong raises $1 billion in oversubscribed first green bond Hong Kong raised $1 billion from the sale of its first green bond on Wednesday, as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
2019-05-22 10:45

'We're absolutely committed' to the budget surplus, says Australian treasurer Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says there is a "plan" to grow the country's economy amid headwinds faced both internationally and domestically....
2019-05-22 10:45

Yen, franc firm as trade tensions fester; pound sinks The Japanese yen and the Swiss franc firmed on Wednesday as risk appetite remained weak in the backdrop of festering trade tensions between the United States and China....
2019-05-22 10:45

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare's rules because they'd done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama's tenure....
2019-05-22 10:30

Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant finally kicks off pre-orders at the low price of $80 Google Assistant is truly everywhere nowadays, from your Android or iOS phone to the search giant's growing family of in-house smart speakers, as well as third-party audio products made by companies as diverse as Bang & Olufsen, Sonos, and Bose. One ...
2019-05-22 10:30

Google Pay inches closer to US ubiquity with support for 32 new banks Formed in 2018 by combining Google Wallet and the 2015-released Android Pay platform, Google Pay is probably not as widely used in the US as arch-rival Apple Pay, but it's certainly supported on a similarly large scale. The official list of participa...
2019-05-22 10:30

All about Dark Mode in Android Q, and force-switching it for Instagram or WhatsApp Dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on their phone would attest. Not only does it save your retinas from burning when ambient light is low but is also a godsend for OLED displays wh...
2019-05-22 10:30

Tornado warning? Who cares? The Blues are playing for a title! When your city’s hockey team has its first chance in nearly a half-century to reach the Stanley Cup Final, something as trivial as a tornado warning can wait....
2019-05-22 10:30

TransferWise valued at $3.5 billion after $292 million secondary funding Peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has announced that it is now valued at $3.5 billion, after pursuing a $292 million secondary funding.Read More...
2019-05-22 10:30

Mapillary launches marketplace to expand coverage of its crowdsourced map images and data Mapillary is creating a marketplace for street-level images and map data to serve specific needs of users while also making its core service more robust.Read More...
2019-05-22 10:30

Yankees Continue to Pummel Orioles Pitching Clint Frazier homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs as the Yankees kept up their assault on Baltimore pitching in an 11-4 rout Tuesday night....
2019-05-22 10:30

| High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the disease....
2019-05-22 10:30

| How to beat Boko Haram? Treat women better, analysts say Tens of thousands of women have been freed from Nigeria's brutal Boko Haram fighters, but providing a safe future for them is critical to winning the war, analysts warned....
2019-05-22 10:30

Top-seeded Zverev advances, Dimitrov out at Geneva Open Top-seeded Alexander Zverev eased to a 6-2, 6-1 win over Ernests Gulbis in the Geneva Open second round on Tuesday        ...
2019-05-22 10:30

Teenager Auger-Aliassime reaches 3rd round in Lyon Up and coming Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada advanced to the third round of the Lyon Open clay-court tournament with a 7-6 (3), 7-5 over John Millman on Tuesday        ...
2019-05-22 10:30

With Brad and Leo, Tarantino debuts a fairy tale in Cannes Twenty-five years after premiering ‘Pulp Fiction’ in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino debuted ‘Once Upon a Time in ... Hollywood,’ with Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, at the French film festival...
2019-05-22 10:30

Anita Hill, Bon Woodward honored at annual PEN American gala Anita Hill, Bob Woodward and three Saudi Arabian dissidents were among those honored at the annual gala hosted by PEN America, the literary and human rights organization...
2019-05-22 10:30

New York Times executive admits media didn't 'understand the Trump phenomenon' New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet spoke candidly last weekend about how the media "did not quite understand the Trump phenomenon" during the 2016 election. ...
2019-05-22 10:15

Cannes movie poster depicts decapitated Trump in 'MAGA' hat A B-movie poster courted controversy at the Cannes Film Festival's Market by featuring a bikini-clad woman resembling first lady Melania Trump holding two decapitated heads -- one of them a President Trump-like character wearing a “Make America Great...
2019-05-22 10:15

Julianna Margulies’ Trump nightmares had her waking up ‘screaming,’ she tells Colbert The way actress Julianna Margulies tells her story, she’s probably lucky she didn’t wind up in an ER. The former “ER” star told “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert on Monday night that for a while she would wake up “screaming” from nightmares after Dona...
2019-05-22 10:15

Emilia Clarke watched speeches by Hitler, other dictators to prepare for 'Game of Thrones' finale: report "Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke said she watched recordings of Adolf Hitler and other historic dictators to prepare for her epic speech as Daenerys Targaryen in Sunday’s series finale.  ...
2019-05-22 10:15

Trump was great radio guest, Howard Stern tells Stephen Colbert: 'It was wild every time' Longtime radio shock-jock Howard Stern shared some of his favorite Donald Trump anecdotes Tuesday night during an appearance on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,"...
2019-05-22 10:15

Keanu Reeves fan posts viral tweets about actor buying ice cream just to sign autograph A Keanu Reeves fan reminisced on Twitter last week about the unconventional way he got an autograph from the “John Wick 3” actor as a 16-year-old movie theater worker....
2019-05-22 10:15

Apple Finally Did the Right Thing (Sort of) About a week ago, the “a” key on my MacBook Pro broke. Once flat and useful, the poor little guy now looks like a mini ski slope and barely works. Several of my friends have similar keyboard problems on their overpriced laptops. So it felt like a rel...
2019-05-22 10:15

AT&T Gave $200,000 to Politicians Leading Abortion-Ban Efforts in Six States: Report AT&T has donated nearly $200,000 to politicians who’ve helped pass state-level laws either banning abortion or restricting women’s access to the medical procedure, according to a recently compiled list of contributions.Read more......
2019-05-22 10:15

Stop Wasting Money On Terrible Backpacks and Get This Under Armour Bag for $27 Looking for a backpack that could work for either you or your kids? Under Armour has a versatile bag that won’t break after a few months of use. The Under Armour Boy’s Storm Scrimmage Backpack is almost $20 off on Amazon right now. The One Sizes Fits...
2019-05-22 10:15

8 Questions Game of Thrones Will Never Answer Game of Thrones has ended, and the results were mixed. The series did wrap up some of its biggest storylines—some a bit more confusingly than others—but a few were also abandoned early. Here’s a list of some of the mysteries we’ll never see solved......
2019-05-22 10:15

A Collision With a Dwarf Planet Likely Caused Our Moon to Become Lopsided Our Moon features a nearside and far side with dramatically different geological features. This anomaly has puzzled scientists for years, but new computer simulations suggest the Moon’s asymmetric disposition can be traced back to an ancient collisio...
2019-05-22 10:15

Airbnb Partners With 23andMe to Make It Easier for People to Get In Touch With Their Roots or Something Airbnb and DNA-testing company 23andMe announced on Tuesday the two companies have partnered to help people “connect with their ancestry” through a heritage travel program.Read more......
2019-05-22 10:15

Google Failed to Fully Secure G Suite Passwords For 14 Years Google revealed a bug on Tuesday that left enterprise G Suite passwords stored incorrectly for the last 14 years so that they were encrypted but unhashed. It’s a bug that could have allowed Google employees to access credentials — but Google was quic...
2019-05-22 10:15

Peak Design Finally Got Around to Perfecting the Tripod When Peak Design launches a new product, we take notice, and their latest Kickstarter campaign goes back to the company’s photographic roots.Read more......
2019-05-22 10:15

Both Maisie Williams and Lena Headey Wanted Arya to Finish Her List For years, Arya Stark was focused on one thing: killing every person on her death list. But it ended a couple of names short, as other people, old age, or falling rocks got to her intended targets first. However, Game of Thrones actors Maisie William...
2019-05-22 10:15

HQ Trivia's Last-Ditch Attempt to Win You Back Is More Cash Prizes—With Strings Attached Those who still play HQ Trivia and plan to tune in for Season 4 may have more chances to win some of that sweet free cash. But there’s a catch. (Isn’t there always?)Read more......
2019-05-22 10:15

Here's a Solid Primer on Essential Off-Road Recovery Gear You could spend the MSRP of your truck all over again buying off-road accessories and recovery gear. Some of the stuff is superfluous, some just sucks, and some is really useful on the trail. 4Wheeling Australia’s Ronny Dahl[cq] has a pretty good int...
2019-05-22 10:15

This $15 Accessory Made Carrying My Bike Up Four Floors So Much Easier One of the true joys of living in Brooklyn is taking my bike for a few laps around Prospect Park. Sadly, hoisting my 25 lb. Priority Bike on my shoulder and up four floors makes a chore out of what should be a relaxing activity....
2019-05-22 10:15

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full of “secret problems,” and one reader proposed a gre...
2019-05-22 10:15

Sneaky Train Attacks Unsuspecting Police Car A Midland County, Texas Sheriff’s deputy vehicle was hit by a speeding train Tuesday. The large several thousand ton vehicle that follows a unique set of bespoke tracks came out of nowhere and assaulted the SUV. The deputy was alone in the vehicle at...
2019-05-22 10:15

This Aston Martin Has Most Excellent Wheels It has been far too long since an OEM took a risk on the design of its wheels. There are only a handful of differently stylized wheels on the market today, most unfortunately featuring some variety of twist design—please pardon me while I attempt to ...
2019-05-22 10:15

The Renault Megane RS Trophy-R Just Beat Up The Civic Type R and Stole Its Nürburgring Crown I don’t put much stock in Nürburgring lap times, or any lap times for that matter, as they relate to how good a performance car actually is to own. That being said, a new front-wheel-drive record-setting time of 7:40.100 means it can go really fast a...
2019-05-22 10:15

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebels....
2019-05-22 10:15

6 dead, 200 injured in Jakarta protests against presidential election results At least six people were dead and 200 were injured as protests by supporters of a failed presidential candidate turned violent Wednesday in the Indonesian capital, authorities said....
2019-05-22 10:15

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
2019-05-22 10:15

Toronto's Lefty Knuckleballer Took The Longest Road Back To The Bigs On Saturday, in his first big league start since September 2008, Ryan Feierabend threw the first complete game of his career. It was less triumphant than it sounds. Feiereabend threw four full innings in a game that wound up getting called in the fi...
2019-05-22 10:15

Game 6 Just Got A Lot Tougher For The Sharks The Sharks will not have Erik Karlsson or Tomas Hertl for Game 6 tonight, and Joe Pavelski is a game-time decision. By the low, low standards set by a disastrous Game 5, the news could be worse. Joe Pavelski could be definitely out instead of just po...
2019-05-22 10:15

ESPN President: We're Going To Keep The Old Whites Happy ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro, whose biggest accomplishment since taking over the network more than a year ago has been tenderly kissing the NFL’s ass, is once again harping on the importance of sticking to sports. This time, however, he’s not just say...
2019-05-22 10:15

Even When AEW Fucks Up, It Still Feels Like It's Doing The Right Thing All Elite Wrestling’s debut pay-per-view Double or Nothing has stood out since it was announced as something new and fun amid the ongoing stagnation in WWE. Now that it has hit its first high-profile speed bump just days before kicking off, it feels ...
2019-05-22 10:15

Counterpoint: A Little Scuffle Only Means The Sharks Are Ready To Shock The World I have been a lifelong Sharks fan for at least two weeks, and if there’s anything my hours of fandom have taught me it’s this: Deadspin’s Barry Petchesky is wrong to underestimate the mighty Sharks....
2019-05-22 10:15

Sue Bird Has A Knee Injury And The Storm Look Totally Screwed The defending champion Seattle Storm are going to have an awful hard time repeating in 2019. Not only is reigning MVP Breanna Stewart going to miss this year after tearing her Achilles, but now, veteran leader Sue Bird will be out for most, if not al...
2019-05-22 10:15

High School Soccer Player Scores Wondergoal With His Butt Aside from the arms, every part of the human body is fair game when it comes to scoring goals in soccer. We’ve seen Clint Dempsey score with his dick, and Chicharito score off his face. But it takes a true visionary to turn away from the action, thru...
2019-05-22 10:15

Horribly Botched High School Track Meet Awards, Strips, Then Awards Top Runner Last Thursday’s Iowa Class 1A boys 3,200-meter run was a wreck. A high school state track champion won a bungled race, had his gold medal stripped, and then received a new one in less than a week....
2019-05-22 10:15

It's Impossible To Oversell How Dumb This Adam Eaton–Todd Frazier Beef Has Gotten The 2016 White Sox were historically blighted. That was the team where Chris Sale was suspended for insubordination after literally cutting up throwback uniforms during batting practice before a start so he wouldn’t have to wear one. That was the tea...
2019-05-22 10:15

Aaron Rodgers Really Didn't Like How Game Of Thrones Ended Part-time Game of Thrones extra and full-time Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers talked to reporters at OTAs this afternoon and finally clarified which redshirt he was in the show’s fifth episode this season. He was not the archer (“That person defini...
2019-05-22 10:15

Anthony Mantha Is Blazing A Path Of Destruction Through The World Championship We’re just a few hours out from a hugely important, potentially decisive Western Conference Finals Game 6, so right now is obviously the perfect time to talk about how dominant this one Detroit Red Wings kid has been over in Slovakia. Yes, for all th...
2019-05-22 10:15

Jay-Z, Roc Nation Sports Sued By Former Boxer Over Severe Brain Injuries Suffered In The Ring Jay-Z and his sports management company Roc Nation Sports are being sued by former featherweight boxer and Roc Nation client Daniel “Twitch” Franco, who says that reckless scheduling and inadequate post-fight medical procedures led to catastrophic, c...
2019-05-22 10:15

Not Surprisingly, It's Bad News When The Words "Orioles" And "Dingers" And "Record" Appear In The Same Sentence Home runs are up across baseball. The woeful Baltimore Orioles will not be the only team whose pitchers give up what in previous eras would’ve been considered nauseating dinger totals. Still, statistics like this, courtesy of Eddie Matz of ESPN, cont...
2019-05-22 10:15

The Blues Took The Sharks Off Life Support And Advanced To The Stanley Cup Final Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals followed the exact same template as the last two games in this series, as the Blues got out to an early lead and kept it, eliminating the banged-up Sharks in front of an uncontainable home crowd whose force alm...
2019-05-22 10:15

These Poor Dogs Had To Watch 11 Innings Of Tigers-Marlins Baseball On A Chilly Tuesday Night It was 54 degrees and cloudy in Detroit when the Marlins and the Tigers wrapped up their series opener at 10:39 p.m on Tuesday. In a contest between the two teams with the lowest position player WAR in all of MLB, the Marlins won 5-4 in eleven inning...
2019-05-22 10:15

Fired-Up Raptors Thoroughly Flatten Bucks, Draw Even In Eastern Conference Finals For the first time in this series and just the second time in these playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks were roundly outclassed Tuesday night and fell convincingly, 120–102, to the Toronto Raptors to even up the Eastern Conference Finals. The Raptors grabb...
2019-05-22 10:15

Who Is Sophie Turner Without Sansa Stark? We’re About to Find Out. With “Game of Thrones” behind her, Turner has a new home, a new husband and a new movie, “Dark Phoenix,” that might make her the biggest thing to come out of Westeros....
2019-05-22 10:15

|MarketsLIVE:USstockfuturesmixedasUS-Chinatechnewsmulled US stock futures slipped and European contracts were little changed alongside Asian equities as traders digested the latest US-China confrontations over technology....
2019-05-22 10:15

|Eskomkeepsinvestorsinthedarkasdebtspeculationmounts As speculation swirls about plans to deal with Eskom’s crippling debt load, one group of stakeholders hasn’t been consulted: owners of the company’s R243bn bonds....
2019-05-22 10:15

|TigerBrandsprofitdrops12%inwakeoflisteriosisoutbreak Tiger Brands said first-half profit fell as Africa’s biggest publicly traded packaged-food company battles to overcome weak economic growth and the aftermath of a deadly outbreak of listeriosis....
2019-05-22 10:15

Smooth confirmation seen for Trump nominee to be ambassador to Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Mexico had a smooth U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday, and looked likely to easily win confirmation to a post that could be important in talks on disputed issues like immigration and...
2019-05-22 09:15

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, the former chief of staff to then-White ...
2019-05-22 09:15

U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides, including Hicks A U.S. House committee chairman on Tuesday subpoenaed two more former White House aides, including Hope Hicks, just hours after former White House Counsel Donald McGahn was a no-show for testimony before the panel at President Donald Trump's request....
2019-05-22 09:15

Trump says he will nominate Barbara Barrett to be Air Force secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will nominate Barbara Barrett, a former chair of the Aerospace Corporation, to be secretary of the Air Force....
2019-05-22 09:15

Ocasio-Cortez says it is time to open impeachment inquiry against Trump U.S. Democratic Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez said on Tuesday it is time for Democratic leaders to allow an impeachment process to start against President Donald Trump, saying the administration's obstruction of lawmakers' oversight efforts ...
2019-05-22 09:15

After joking tweet, comedian gets love life advice from Democratic candidate Warren A comedian who asked for help with her love life on Twitter said she was left "crying and shaking" from an inspirational phone call with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday, after the two had connected on the social media pl...
2019-05-22 09:15

Democrats Pelosi, Schumer say budget talks 'productive' The two top Democrats in Congress said on Tuesday that talks with Republican lawmakers and White House officials on federal spending were "productive."...
2019-05-22 09:15

U.S. budget negotiations advance but no deal yet U.S. Congress and White House negotiators spent hours in closed-door meetings trying to reach a two-year deal on federal spending but could not yet wrap up an agreement, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 09:15

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation of President Donald Trump and his associates, two congressional sources said on Tuesda...
2019-05-22 09:15

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
2019-05-22 09:15

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....
2019-05-22 09:15

Japan woos Trump with pomp and circumstance, looks to avoid trade battle Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will treat U.S. President Donald Trump to an imperial banquet, front row seats at a sumo tournament and a trip to the country's biggest warship on a state visit as Tokyo seeks to avoid a bust-up over trade....
2019-05-22 09:15

Italy's Salvini says government will not collapse after EU vote: paper Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday that the government will not collapse after European parliament elections on May 26, seeking to quell fears of an imminent political crisis....
2019-05-22 09:15

Confident of poll win, Modi's alliance promises to boost India's economy India's ruling coalition has promised to rev up growth, double farmers' income and boost infrastructure spending in the next five years after exit polls showed it would retain power when general election votes are counted on Thursday....
2019-05-22 09:15

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said....
2019-05-22 09:15

UK must not 'export its political crisis' to Europe: French politician Loiseau Britain must not "export its political crisis" over to Europe, said French politician Nathalie Loiseau, who is spearheading President Emmanuel Macron's European election campaign....
2019-05-22 09:15

Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest Six people died in civil unrest that gripped parts of Jakarta on Tuesday night after the election commission confirmed that President Joko Widodo won last month's election, the governor of the Indonesian capital said....
2019-05-22 09:15

Some of British PM May's lawmakers try to oust her even earlier: BBC political editor Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have begun a new push to oust her even earlier so that she doesn't have the chance to put her Brexit compromise plan to a vote in parliament, the BBC's political editor said....
2019-05-22 09:15

Britain's Labour tells PM May: Don't bother putting your Brexit deal to a vote British Prime Minister Theresa May should not put her Brexit deal to a fourth vote in parliament after her new offering to lawmakers met with renewed criticism, the opposition Labour Party said....
2019-05-22 09:15

Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with U.S., but preparing for potential sanctions: minister Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said he sees an improvement in talks with the United States over the purchase of Russian S-400 defense systems and U.S. F-35 fighter jets, but added that Ankara was also preparing for potential U.S. sanctions....
2019-05-22 09:15

Britain's Theresa May begs Labour to support her 'last chance' Brexit compromise British Prime Minister Theresa May has asked Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to support her Brexit deal after offering sweeteners including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum....
2019-05-22 09:15

Suspects arrested across Europe in drug gang investigation: Europol Twenty-two suspects have been arrested across Europe in a coordinated operation against a drug smuggling gang, European police agency Europol said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 09:15

| At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship The ambassador of North Korea to the United Nations has warned the United States that its "outrageous" seizure of a cargo ship could have consequences on the future of US-North Korean relations, as he reiterated a demand for the immediate return of t...
2019-05-22 09:15

| Vatican seeks 'effective solutions' for Frenchman in vegetative state The Vatican has called for "effective solutions" to protect the life of a Frenchman living for years in a vegetative state, hours after a court told doctors to resume his life support....
2019-05-22 09:15

Tariffs cause price hike, worry for bike industry Trade war with China causes price hikes, uncertainty for bike industry, which imports more than 90 percent of bikes and bike parts from China. (May 22)        ...
2019-05-22 09:15

A myth? A leaf? Aquarium displays rare sea dragons A Calif. aquarium built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest habitats for sea dragons outside Australia, where the native populations are threatened by pollution, warming oceans and the illegal pet and alternative medicine trades. ...
2019-05-22 09:15

The arrest of a 12-year-old boy in the same city where Stephon Clark was killed has renewed criticism of police The incident has sparked new accusations of police brutality in the city where Stephon Clark was killed in March 2018.        ...
2019-05-22 09:15

Oldman River water levels below average in Lethbridge “The risk of flooding in the river this spring is really quite low because of the current conditions,” said Doug Kaupp, Lethbridge’s manager of water and wastewater....
2019-05-22 09:15

The Raptors win Game 4 and we now have a series SportsPulse: The Raptors were dominant in their Game 4 victory over the Bucks and much of the credit deserves to go to the Toronto bench. USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break it all down. &...
2019-05-22 08:45

Hosmer's 2-run homer lifts Padres over Diamondbacks, 3-2 Eric Hosmer's two-run, opposite-field home run off Zack Greinke highlighted the three-run sixth inning that carried the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks        ...
2019-05-22 08:45

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial gets ugly fast with first accuser's testimony Kellen Winslow II faced his first rape accuser in court on Tuesday, when she underwent intense questioning from his attorney.        ...
2019-05-22 08:45

Opinion: Blues complete amazing turnaround by beating Sharks to reach Stanley Cup Final The St. Louis Blues, who were last in the NHL on Jan. 2, beat the San Jose Sharks and will face the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
2019-05-22 08:45

Opinion: Raptors show in Game 4 that they can win without a fully functional Kawhi Leonard The Toronto Raptors showed in Eastern Conference finals Game 4 vs. the Milwaukee Bucks that they can win when Kawhi Leonard isn't at his best.        ...
2019-05-22 08:45

Fabrics poised to become the new software In the summer of 2018, a team led by MIT researchers reported in the journal Nature that they had successfully embedded electronic devices into fibers that could be used in fabrics or composite products like clothing, airplane wings, or even wound dr...
2019-05-22 08:45

3Q: The fact finders When publication such as U.S. News and World Report roll out their annual university rankings, typically with MIT among the top schools listed, some may wonder where the data they’re based on actually comes from. The source of that information is...
2019-05-22 08:45

Politeness costs nothing, but it may stop people understanding you Researchers looking at a Q&A website found well-mannered questions were popular, but didn’t always receive the best answersDoes it always pay to be polite? Dear reader, the answer very much depends. Academics in the US have analysed hundreds of thous...
2019-05-22 08:45

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
2019-05-22 08:45

Ai Weiwei: my art was used to sell cars – but I’m fighting back An advert for Volkswagens that featured my artwork about refugees illustrates corporations’ focus on profit over peopleIn October 2017 I was astonished when Michael Thouber, the director of Copenhagen’s Kunsthal Charlottenborg, informed me that my ar...
2019-05-22 08:45

Expecting me to explain racism is exploitative – that’s not my job | Afua Hirsch Participating in a recent TV debate left me angry, depressed and determined not to put up with this any moreI am a person who debates in public. Debate is good, debate is healthy. We can disagree. We can disagree and still love each other. Unless, as...
2019-05-22 08:45

From lipstick to burgers: how our lives have become so chemical dependent The start of the suburban sprawl changed the US into a nation of voracious consumers, and the chemical industry responded by creating products to meet those demandsRead our entire Toxic America seriesMy students sometimes ask me why in the United Sta...
2019-05-22 08:45

The US allows 1,300 chemicals banned by Europe to be used in cosmetics. Why? A long list of potentially harmful ingredients banned in the EU are legally allowed in the US due to historically relaxed regulationsRead our entire Toxic America seriesA brief but telling piece of legislation was put forward in Connecticut in Januar...
2019-05-22 08:45

Queen Victoria's risqué side revealed with nude-filled collection Romantic gifts exchanged between Victoria and Prince Albert will be displayed at Isle of Wight’s Osborne HouseQueen Victoria is sometimes remembered as prudish, buttoned-up and disapproving, but a new display reveals a woman well in touch with the mo...
2019-05-22 08:45

Could you give up flying? Meet the no-plane pioneers Growing numbers of travellers are abandoning air travel to help save the planet – even if it means spending 14 days on a trainIt has taken Roger Tyers four days to reach Moscow by train from Kiev. His destination is Beijing: a trip that will take 14 ...
2019-05-22 08:45

‘I want justice’: a year on, family of Guatemalan woman shot dead in Texas wait for answers A 20-year-old woman from Guatemala was shot in the head by a border patrol agent in Rio Bravo, Texas, just minutes after crossing the borderEvery Monday morning, after their two youngest daughters go to school, Gilberto Gómez and Lidia González trek ...
2019-05-22 08:45

Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastic Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from toys to plastic and carpets in the USRead our entire Toxic America seriesSynthetic chemicals are in nearly everything we touch and consume. But some chemicals can be potentially ...
2019-05-22 08:45

Is modern life poisoning me? I took the tests to find out We are exposed to synthetic chemicals in plastics, cosmetics and food every day. Could it be making us toxic? Our environment reporter was tested for over 1,530 chemicals to find outRead our entire Toxic America seriesSitting on a plastic chair in a ...
2019-05-22 08:45

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern among Americans about an overheating planet has done little to shift a political polarization that ...
2019-05-22 08:45

US accuses Syrian government of fresh chemical weapon attack State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if use of chlorine is provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in the north-west, warning...
2019-05-22 08:45

Revealed: 21,000 US women order abortion pills in six months Three-quarters of mail order requests came from states with strict anti-abortion lawsThousands of American women have obtained abortion pills online in the past six months, according to figures that highlight the escalating difficulty in accessing sa...
2019-05-22 08:45

Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics sayRead our entire Toxic America seriesJayne DePotter spent almost a decade making her Michigan jewelry studio a second home for young arti...
2019-05-22 08:45

Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds to be banned from next year Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds will be banned in England from next year as part of a government plan to tackle pollution and protect the environment....
2019-05-22 08:45

Bride branded 'terrible human being' after asking if she can ban groom's daughter, three, from attending wedding A bride-to-be has been branded a "terrible human being" in a viral Facebook post after asking if it is ok to ban her groom's daughter, three, from attending their wedding....
2019-05-22 08:45

Brexit news latest: Theresa May's new plan blasted as 'dead on arrival' ahead of vote next month MPs will vote on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) next month 10-point plan opens the door to a second Brexit referendum Follow the latest developments LIVE here...
2019-05-22 08:45

European elections LIVE: Theresa May's Brexit plan blasted as polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
2019-05-22 08:45

Florida teacher charged with bringing gun, knives to school SEMINOLE, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida teacher was arrested after bringing a handgun and knives to the elementary school where she worked. The Tampa Bay Times reports 49-year-old Betty Jo Soto was arrested and fired Monday. Pinellas County School...
2019-05-22 08:45

HBO bigwig brushes off criticism of ‘Game of Thrones’ finale HBO’s president of programming said the writers of “Game of Thrones” had the ending of the series “in their heads for a long time” in a wide-ranging interview published after the finale on Sunday. Casey Bloys spoke to Deadline about the divisiv...
2019-05-22 08:45

Man miraculously survives taking an arrow to the heart A man narrowly escaped death after an arrow pierced his heart and doctors in Italy performed emergency surgery to remove it, a report said Tuesday. The 47-year-old man walked into Molinette Hospital in Turin, Italy, with the arrow sicking out of his ...
2019-05-22 08:45

Canada delegation pressing China on detained Canadians A Canadian delegation in China is pressing Chinese officials to free two detained Canadians but there has been no contact between the two nations' leaders or foreign ministers despite the worst relations between Ottawa and Beijing since the Tiananmen...
2019-05-22 08:45

Joe Biden the subject of critical editorial published by North Korea's state-owned media agency North Korea's news agency published a scathing op-ed on Tuesday, deriding former Vice President Joe Biden's intelligence, demeanor and all-around quality as a human being....
2019-05-22 08:45

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
2019-05-22 08:45

Duterte's allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from the Philippines' midterm elections last week show the president's allies won a majority of the 12 Senate seats being decided, while a shutout of the opposition slate heralds a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of massive h...
2019-05-22 08:45

North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant....
2019-05-22 08:45

Police raiding homes of Iraqi gang in western Germany Police in western Germany are raiding premises linked to an Iraqi gang suspected of involvement in human trafficking, drug dealing, illegal arms trade and forging identity papers....
2019-05-22 08:45

Manage the product inventory in your TomatoCart installation In this TomatoCart tutorial, learn how to add tax codes and zones, manage product categories, add products, and change banner images in the ecommerce solution....
2019-05-22 08:45

10 IT risk management issues that are often overlooked Along with the obvious areas of risk management -- such as data breaches and business continuity -- are several smaller issues that may be disasters-in-the making....
2019-05-22 08:45

Six tips for a successful project manager transition The idea of losing the key project manager on a critical project is an unwelcome one, but it happens from time to time. These tips will help your next transition be a smooth one....
2019-05-22 08:45

Avoid getting buried in technical debt Ward Cunningham wrote in 1992 that shipping first-time code is like going into technical debt. Chip Camden explains that the usefulness of the technical debt metaphor is awareness....
2019-05-22 08:45

Cisco Live 2017: How apps can make or break digital transformation in the enterprise Matt Chotin, senior director of AppDynamics, talks about how having the right app is essential to digital transformation. A new study shows that 60% of consumers have deleted an app or abandoned a website after just one attempt, if there are problems...
2019-05-22 08:45

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
2019-05-22 08:45

How NAB is taking Australia's skills shortage into its own hands The National Australia Bank is seeking 2,000 tech-focused staff and sending more than 2,000 of its existing staff through training provided by AWS to combat the looming skills shortage....
2019-05-22 08:45

Jack Nicklaus welcomes Justin Thomas to Memorial next week Coming off a wrist injury, Justin Thomas will be playing in the Memorial Tournament next week in Dublin, Ohio. and Jack Nicklaus is happy.        ...
2019-05-22 08:45

Laurent Koscielny criticises Uefa for Europa League Final venue choice as Henrikh Mkhitaryan misses Baku trip Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny has hit out at Uefa after Henrikh Mkhitaryan decided not to travel with the squad to Baku for the Europa League Final....
2019-05-22 08:45

U.S. fuel pumps see first weekly price rise since October Fuel prices in the United States on average were just a penny higher at $2.25 per gallon, ending consecutive price declines that had occurred since October....
2019-05-22 08:45

Petrobras preempts three pre-salt areas ahead of sixth auction Petrobras wants to exercise pre-emption rights for three areas ahead of the sixth bidding round of pre-salt offshore oil areas to be held later this year....
2019-05-22 08:45

Crude prices rise after positive news from China Oil prices rose early Tuesday, after Monday declines, possibly helped by some positive news from China -- but doubts remain as to whether that direction will hold....
2019-05-22 08:45

Crude oil prices drop after API reported lower-than-expected draw Oil prices fell early Wednesday, likely a result of lower-than-expected draws in an API with traders awaiting official EIA inventory data later in the day....
2019-05-22 08:45

EIA sees fuel prices below 2018 average for the next two years U.S. retail fuel prices will drop this year and in 2020 from 2018, but in both cases higher than January levels due to mandated lower sulfur in marine fuel....
2019-05-22 08:45

Oil prices led lower by rising U.S. production, inventories Oil prices fell early Thursday despite an OPEC report confirming a sizable cut due to bearishness related to rising United States production and inventories....
2019-05-22 08:45

IEA doubts Russia’s commitment to OPEC accord The Paris-based International Energy Agency on Friday cast doubt on whether Russia would meet its agreement with OPEC to cut crude oil output to support prices....
2019-05-22 08:45

Oil rises after report on possible China talks concessions Oil prices rose early Friday trailing equity gains late Thursday that followed a report about possible concessions ahead in U.S. trade talks with China....
2019-05-22 08:45

State oil ADNOC sells 35 percent in refining to Eni, OMV ADNOC sold a 20 percent state in its refinery operations to Italy's Eni and 15 percent to OMV, from Austria in one of the biggest refinery transactions ever....
2019-05-22 08:45

Major corporations, cities buying into Texas' green energy boom The U.S. wind industry is in a scramble to get a batch of turbine farms running in the next two years, before the federal government phases out a key tax credit....
2019-05-22 08:45

Venezuela’s Guaido to name new boards of PDVSA and Citgo Venezuela's President of the National Assembly, Juan Guaido, will name new director boards at state oil company PDVSA and its United States subsidiary Citgo....
2019-05-22 08:45

U.S. fuel prices near last month's levels, unlikely to change Average fuel prices in the United States started the week at $2.26 per gallon, showing little change from the last month or last week, and may remain flat....
2019-05-22 08:45

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher gains....
2019-05-22 08:45

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
2019-05-22 08:45

Petrobras sells Chevron $350M Texas plant bought for $1.2B Chevron bought a Houston refinery for $350 million from Petrobras that had cost the Brazilian state oil company over $1.2 billion little over a decade earlier....
2019-05-22 08:45

Oil nearly flat in pause after previous session's gains Oil prices were near flat early Thursday in what was seen as a pause after gains in the two previous sessions, as traders considered geopolitical developments....
2019-05-22 08:45

Crude oil prices rise early Friday amid supply concerns Oil prices rose early Friday amid supply concerns following reports of smaller-than-expected stocks, and amid reduced expectation of interest rate hikes....
2019-05-22 08:45

Donald Trump's ideas for success on energy are so last century President Donald Trump's effort to expand offshore oil and gas exploration has stalled, and may be dead in the water. There are better ways to achieve "energy dominance."...
2019-05-22 08:45

Boom to bust: faded smalltown America – in pictures Niko J Kallianiotis travelled through the main streets of Pennsylvania to photograph ‘the silhouette of what once was’ now the coal industry has gone Continue reading......
2019-05-22 08:45

Saracens and McCall wary of Cipriani threat in Premiership semi-final • Saracens take on Gloucester at Allianz Park on Saturday• Dylan Hartley’s fitness still a concern for NorthamptonThe Saracens director of rugby, Mark McCall, has warned of the threat posed by Danny Cipriani in Saturday’s Premiership semi-final, urgi...
2019-05-22 08:30

Injury cloud hangs over Ashleigh Barty with French Open around corner World No 8 pulls out of warmup event with injury‘I hope to be 100% next week,’ Australian says Australian preparations for the French Open have hit a speed bump with Ashleigh Barty injured, John Millman eliminated from a warm-up tournament and only t...
2019-05-22 08:30

Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu stood down by Waratahs pending court appearance Player facing court over alleged drink driving offence‘I should have spoken to the coach earlier,’ says LatuWaratahs and Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu has been stood down by his Super Rugby club until a court appearance for alleged drink driving. Latu w...
2019-05-22 08:30

Kurtley Beale insists Wallabies are united despite Israel Folau sacking Training camp was ‘all positive’, says Waratahs starSpeculation that Folau case has divided campKurtley Beale has dismissed talk of division within the Wallabies playing ranks, insisting the entire squad of Rugby World Cup hopefuls were “pretty good”...
2019-05-22 08:30

Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens Australia’s fastest man ends sprint careerTargets next year’s Games in Tokyo for sevens teamPowerhouse Australian sprinter Trae Williams has made the switch to rugby sevens, little more than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics.Williams, nicknamed Quad...
2019-05-22 08:30

England’s Fabian Delph reports early to prove fitness for Nations League • Manchester City midfielder has given up rest time• Nations League finals are in Portugal in early JuneFabian Delph is to report early for the England squad following the completion of Manchester City’s record-breaking season in an attempt to prove ...
2019-05-22 08:30

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF First Ride Review We spend a few laps at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) with the updated 155 cc Suzuki Gixxer SF to see if anything has changed in the bike's personality....
2019-05-22 08:30

Tellez homers twice as Jays dump Red Sox 10-3 Marcus Stroman has been saddled with little run support in most of his starts this season. Rowdy Tellez made sure that wasn't the case Tuesday night....
2019-05-22 08:30

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
2019-05-22 08:30

AI assistants like Siri and Alexa spread sexism, UN study reveals Voice-activated personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are reinforcing and spreading sexism, according to a recent United Nations study. The feminine-voiced AI helpers, which also include Google Assistant and Microsoft&#...
2019-05-22 08:30

Washington becomes first state to allow composting of human bodies Washington became the first state to legalize human composting on Tuesday as Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill allowing the “natural organic” method of burying human remains in the dirt. The composting process mixes a human body with wood chi...
2019-05-22 08:15

Dead James Bond movie extra was targeted on Grindr: prosecutors An extra on the James Bond movie “Skyfall” was murdered using date-rape drug GHB by a serial thief who targeted his victims on Grindr, a UK court heard on Tuesday. Eric Michels, 54, was found dead of an overdose at his home in southwest L...
2019-05-22 08:15

Woman in stolen RV leads cops on wild chase in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES — A woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally coming to a halt with a large dog hanging out of the shattered windshield. The half-ho...
2019-05-22 08:15

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend in her home, shoots 3 dead at church RIO DE JANEIRO — A man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home Tuesday, then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people, authorities said. The gunman was then shot and wounded by military police at the church...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Launches Smile Index Based on Implied Volatilities of S&P 500 Options CHICAGO, Oct. 25, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- Chicago Board Options Exchange ® announced today that it has launched the CBOE S&P 500 ® Smile Index, a premium-capture strategy benchmark index based on the steepness of the curve of implied volatilities of S&P ...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth-Quarter 2016 Dividend CHICAGO, Oct. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock for the fourth quarter of 2016. About CBOE Holdings, Inc.: CBOE Holdings, ...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Reports Solid Third-Quarter Results CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today reported net income allocated to common stockholders of $40.3 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2016, compared with $67.2 million, or $0.81 per diluted share,...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2016 CHICAGO, IL – November 1, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host its 2nd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, on Wednesday, November 30, through Thursday, December 1, 2016, at the Conrad Hong Kong hotel.  ...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Reports October 2016 Trading Volume CHICAGO, IL -- November 2, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today October monthly trading volume and average revenue per contract (RPC) data on its website under the Quotes & Data section. ...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE’s Laura Zinanni Named Vice President, Office of the CEO CHICAGO, IL – November 7, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has promoted Laura Zinanni to the position of Vice President, Office of the CEO. In her new role, Zinanni will serve as a primary advisor to CEO ...
2019-05-22 08:15

VIX Futures Volume in Non-U.S. Trading Hours Sets New Daily Record CHICAGO, IL -- November 9, 2016 -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced record volume was set in futures contracts on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) traded in non-U.S. trading hours with an estimated 263,663 contract...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Thanksgiving Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL – November 16, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchangeâ (CBOEâ), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFEâ) in observance of the Thanks...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Early Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for Bats Acquisition CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, in connec...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Reports November 2016 Trading Volume CHICAGO, IL -- December 2, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported November monthly trading volume and average revenue per contract (RPC) data on its website under the Quotes & Data section....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings to Present at Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference 2016 on December 7 CHICAGO, IL -- December 5, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, and Bats Global Markets, Inc. Chief Executive Officer, Chris Concannon, will jointly present at the Goldman Sachs ...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE to Host 33rd Annual CBOE RMC U.S. March 8 – March 10, 2017, in Dana Point, California CHICAGO, IL -- December 9, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the 33rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) U.S., from March 8 through March 10, 2017 at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays CHICAGO, IL -- December 16, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) in observance of the Christmas and New...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Date of Fourth-Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, Dec. 22, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. will announce its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 after the market closes on Monday, February 6, 2017. About CBOE Holdings, Inc. CBOE Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Planned Changes in Board Leadership Roles at Close of Transaction with Bats Global Markets CHICAGO, Dec. 22, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that William J. Brodsky, Susan M. Phillips and R. Eden Martin, among CBOE Holdings' longest serving Board members, have notified CBOE Holdings that they intend to step down fro...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Reports Trading Volume for December and Full Year 2016 CHICAGO, Jan. 4, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today reported December and full-year 2016 trading volume and average revenue per contract data on its website under the Quotes& Data section. The data sheet, with a complete overview of 2016 t...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE’s Historical Data Subscription Service Migrating to CBOE Livevol Data Shop CHICAGO, IL -- January 6, 2017 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that its historical market data service formerly operated by Market Data Express (MDX) will migrate to CBOE Livevol Data Shop today, January 6....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- January 10, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) in observance of t...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Vest Launches CBOE Vest S&P 500 Enhanced Growth Strategy Fund (ENGIX) McLean, Virginia, January 11, 2017 — CBOE Vest, an investment manager focused on Target Outcome Investment strategies, today announced it has launched the CBOE Vest S&P 500 Enhanced Growth Strategy Fund (ENGIX). The fund is designed to track the CBOE...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Launches Second In Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – January 13, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large-Cap Weekly Index (SMLCWSM Index), the second in a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes design...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Stockholders Approve Share Issuance In Bats Merger CHICAGO, IL – January 17, 2017 – At a special meeting of stockholders of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) held today, CBOE Holdings stockholders voted in favor of a proposal to approve the issuance of shares of CBOE Holdings common stock pursuant t...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Launches S&P 500 Range-Bound Premium Income Index (SPRI) CHICAGO, IL – January 31, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has launched the CBOE S&P 500 Range-Bound Premium Income Index, which is designed to serve as a benchmark for investors aiming for consistent income d...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Reports January 2017 Trading Volume CHICAGO, IL -- February 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported January monthly trading volume on its website under the Quotes & Data section. ...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Wednesday, February 8 CHICAGO, IL -- February 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 18TH annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Florida on Wednesday, February 8, at 9:30 a...
2019-05-22 08:15

33rd Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference U.S. 2017 CHICAGO, IL -- February 3, 2017 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host the 33rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) U.S. from Wednesday, March 8 through Friday, March 10, 2017, at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Reports Fourth-Quarter 2016 Financial Results For the quarter ended December 31, 2016, the company reported GAAP net income allocated to common stockholders of $44.7 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, compared with $50.2 million, or $0.61 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2015. On an...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for Presidents’ Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL – February 14, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) in observance of the Pres...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings' Acquisition of Bats Global Markets Expected to Close February 28 CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 16, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. announced today that the companies expect to complete CBOE Holdings' acquisition of Bats Global Markets on February 28, 2017. Earlier this mo...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Declares First-Quarter 2017 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock for the first quarter of 2017. About CBOE Holdings, Inc.: CBOE Holdings, I...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings, Inc. To Join S&P 500 CHICAGO, IL – February 27, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it will join the S&P 500®, effective at the open of trading on Wednesday, March 1....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Close of Acquisition of Bats Global Markets CHICAGO, IL -- March 1, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today said the company completed its acquisition of Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats: BATS) on Tuesday, February 28, in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $3.4 billio...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings to Present at Raymond James Institutional Investor Conference Monday, March 6 CHICAGO, IL -- March 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 38th annual Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida on Monday, March 6,...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Election and Proration Results Relating to its Acquisition of Bats Global Markets CHICAGO, March 2, 2017/ PRNewswire/- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the results of the elections made by former stockholders of Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats) regarding the merger consideration to be received in CBOE Holdings&rs...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Plans Listing of Snap Inc. (SNAP) Options CHICAGO, IL – March 2, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it plans to list options on Snap Inc. (SNAP), the parent company of the picture-taking and sharing mobile app Snapchat....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Reports February 2017 Trading Volume CHICAGO, IL – March 3, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported February monthly trading volume and average revenue per contract (RPC) data on its website under the Quotes & Data section. ...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Additional Listing on Bats BZX Exchange CHICAGO, March 8, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced its plans to be dually-listed on the Bats BZX Exchange, Inc. and on NASDAQ Global Select Market. Shares of CBOE Holdings common stock have been listed on NASDAQ ...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Europe Successfully Launches Buy-side Access to New European Equities Block IOI Platform LONDON – 20 March 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, and BIDS Trading, L.P. (BIDS), the operator of the largest block trading alternative trading system (ATS) by volume in the ...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes Saba Capital Management as a New Issuer to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – March 21, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today welcomed Saba Capital Management, L.P., (‘Saba’) as a new issuer to the Bats ETF ...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Europe Launches Two New Indices Designed to Measure Impact of Brexit on UK Companies LONDON – 22 March 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it has launched the Bats Brexit 50/50 Indices, two new benchmark indices designed to reflect the impact of ...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Announces First Stages of Technology Integration Plan Chicago, Illinois -- March 29, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc.(BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will be the first of the CBOE Holdings exchanges to migrate onto the Bats technology platform, with an expected...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes StrongVest as a New Issuer to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – March 30, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today welcomed StrongVest Global Advisers, LLC as a new issuer to the Bats ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes Arrow as a New Issuer to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – March 31, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today welcomed ArrowShares, the exchange traded product line of Arrow Funds, as a new issuer to the...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Europe Expands BXTR to Offer Buy-Side Trade Reporting Services LONDON – 3 April 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it has expanded its trade reporting facility, BXTR, to offer a new service that enables buy-side firms to meet the...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Launches New Benchmark Indices for Ten European Markets LONDON – 4 April 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced the launch of new benchmark indices for ten additional European markets. Bats now offers real-time, high-qu...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Date of First-Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call; Provides New Financial Reporting Template CHICAGO, April 4, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today said it will announce its financial results for the first quarter of 2017 before the market opens on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. A conference call with remarks by the company's senior manageme...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes New Cambria Fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – April 6, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today welcomed a new Cambria fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Reports March 2017 Trading Volume CHICAGO, April 6, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today reported March monthly trading volume and average revenue per contract/ net revenue capture data at www.cboe.com/monthlyvolrpc....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Good Friday Holiday Chicago, Illinois -- April 6, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) and Bats U....
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes New J.P. Morgan Asset Management Fund to Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – April 7, 2017 Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today welcomed a new J.P. Morgan Asset Management fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-22 08:15

Bloomberg and Bats Europe Announce Joint Initiative on MIFID II Reporting London, April 20, 2017 –Bloomberg and Bats Europe have today announced they plan to provide Bloomberg customers with the ability to use their respective Approved Publication Arrangements (APA)1 to fulfil MiFID II transparency reporting requirements....
2019-05-22 08:15

2017 CBOE Risk Management Conference Europe Chicago, Illinois -- April 26, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will host the 6th annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, from September 11 through September 13, 2017, at The Grove Hotel in Hertfordshire, UK....
2019-05-22 08:15

Hotspot Appoints Head of FX Liquidity Analysis NEW YORK and LONDON – April 26, 2017 – Hotspot, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for institutional foreign exchange (FX) trading globally, announced Jon Weinberg’s appointment as Head of FX Liquidity Analysis....
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes New iShares Fund to Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – April 27, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today welcomed a new iShares fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes New Issuer Franklin Templeton Investments to Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 1, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today welcomed Franklin Templeton Investments as a new issuer to the Bats ETF Marketplace with a suite...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Targets Transparency with Dedicated Data Feeds for U.S. Listed ETFs KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 1, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today announced the planned introduction of the Bats ETF Implied Liquidity Feed, which provides invest...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes VelocityShares to the Bats Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 3, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today welcomed VelocityShares® branded ETNs to the Bats ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes New Alpha Architect Fund to Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 3, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today welcomed a fifth Alpha Architect fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Reports April 2017 Trading Volume CHICAGO, May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported April monthly trading volume at www.cboe.com/monthlyvolrpc....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Begins Trading Options on VelocityShares' EVIX CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it has begun trading options on the VelocityShares® 1x Long VSTOXX Futures ETN (Bats: EVIX), which are based on the VSTOXX Short-Term Futures Investable Index. The options, which began t...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Announces New Complex Order Options Functionality KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 4, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company,  and a leading operator of equities and options exchanges in the United States, announced today that it is planning to launch new complex order functionality on its EDGX op...
2019-05-22 08:15

Hotspot Announces First Anonymous FX Forwards Trades NEW YORK and LONDON – May 5, 2017 – Hotspot, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for institutional foreign exchange (FX) trading globally, announced today the first anonymous outright deliverable forward FX transaction executed on the...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Announces Alternative to Closing Auctions KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 8, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and the second-largest operator of stock exchanges in the United States, announced today that it is proposing to adopt a new, competitively priced alternative to the primar...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Reports First-Quarter 2017 Results; Reported Results Include Bats Effective March 1 CHICAGO, May 9, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2017, and provided updated 2017 guidance to reflect its acquisition of Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats)....
2019-05-22 08:15

Index Industry Association Welcomes Three New Members New York, May 9, 2017 – Index Industry Association (IIA), a global organization of index administrators, has today announced the addition of three new members. CBOE Holdings (CBOE), China Central Depository & Clearing Co., Limited (CCDC) and the Toky...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes New Issuer Principal to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 10, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed new issuer Principal to the Bats ETF Marketplace with the launch of one fund....
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes New Issuer Hartford Funds to The Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 11, 2017 - Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed new issuer Hartford Funds to the Bats ETF Marketplace with the launch of two funds...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings’ C2 Options Exchange Sets Daily Volume Record CHICAGO, IL – May 17, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) said Wednesday trading volume at the all-electronic C2 Options Exchange, Incorporated (C2) set a one-day trading record with reported trading volume of 966,604 contracts, su...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes New WisdomTree Fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 18, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed a new WisdomTree fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace, the 19th fund to be listed with ...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Announces 2017 Annual Meeting Results CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – May 18, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the shareholder voting results from its 2017 Annual Meeting held today....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Declares Second-Quarter 2017 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – May 18, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock for the second quarter of 2017. The second-quarter dividend...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes New J.P. Morgan Asset Management Fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 19, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed a new J.P. Morgan Asset Management fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Memorial Day Holiday Chicago, IL -- May 23, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) and Bats U.S. e...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Announces Fee Overhaul of EDGA Equities Exchange CHICAGO, KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 30, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and the second-largest operator of stock exchanges in the United States, today announced a relaunch of its EDGA Equities Exchange, in response to industry feedbac...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats ETF Implied Liquidity Feed Now Available on Money.Net KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – June 1, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading global operator of exchanges and services for financial markets, today announced that its Bats ETF Implied Liquidity Feed is now available for use on Money.N...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes New Amplify ETFs Fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – June 1, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed a new Amplify ETFs fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings to Present at Sandler O'Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference CHICAGO -- June 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that CBOE Holdings’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Edward Tilly and President and Chief Operating Officer Chris Concannon will speak at the Sandler O’Neill Global Exc...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Reports May 2017 Trading Volume CHICAGO, June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported May monthly trading volume and average revenue per contract (RPC)/net revenue capture data at www.cboe.com/monthlyvolrpc....
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Launching New Regional European Indices LONDON – 6 June 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it will expand its European index franchise with the planned launch of 18 new regional European benchm...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Next Stages of Technology Integration Plan CHICAGO, June 6, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today announced that C2 Options Exchange, one of the firm's derivatives markets, is planned to migrate to Bats technology on May 14, 2018.. Beginning in November, C2 trading permit holders may ...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes NuShares Funds to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – June 7, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed two Nuveen-sponsored ETFs to the Bats ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Europe and Trax Connect for MiFID II Equities Trade Reporting London, 15 June 2017 – Trax®, a subsidiary of MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. and a leading provider of regulatory reporting, trade matching and capital market data services, and Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s larges...
2019-05-22 08:15

New Bats European Benchmark Indices Now Live LONDON – 19 June 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it has gone live with 18 new regional European benchmark indices, including the Bats Eurozone 50, Bat...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes New Pacer ETFs to the Bats ETF Marketplace Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed two Pacer ETFs to the Bats ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Plans Listing of Altice USA (ATUS) Options CHICAGO – June 23, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it plans to list options on Altice USA, Inc. (ATUS), a U.S. cable provider....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering CHICAGO -- June 26, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it priced an underwritten public offering of $300 million of its 1.950% Senior Notes due 2019. The offering is expected to close on June 29, 2017, subjec...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Date of Second-Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce its financial results for the second quarter of 2017 before the market opens on Friday, August 4, 2017. A conference call with remarks by the company...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Independence Day Holiday CHICAGO – June 28, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) and Bats U.S. eq...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes Second TrimTabs ETF to Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – June 28, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded products (ETP) trading globally, today welcomes a new TrimTabs’ ETF to the Bats ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes WisdomTree U.S. Multifactor Fund to Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – June 29, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded products (ETP) trading globally, Thursday will welcome the WisdomTree U.S. Multifactor Fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE, WisdomTree Win 2017 Sharpe Product Award for Index/ETF Based on CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Strategy CHICAGO – June 29, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced CBOE and WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF), received the Index/ETF Product of the Year Award for the CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Index (PUT) and the WisdomT...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Europe Reports Record Month for Bats LIS with Over €2 Billion Traded on Platform LONDON – 3 July 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today reported June volume and highlights for Bats LIS, its new block trading platform powered by BIDS technology, which saw ...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Reports June 2017 Trading Volume Chicago – July 6, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported June monthly trading volume and average revenue per contract (RPC)/net revenue capture data at www.cboe.com/monthlyvolrpc....
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes 43rd iShares ETF to Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – July 7, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded products (ETP) trading globally, today welcomes a new iShares ETF to the Bats ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings Plans Listing of Options on Blue Apron Holdings (APRN) CHICAGO – July 7, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it plans to list options on Blue Apron Holdings, Inc. (APRN), a meal-kit delivery service....
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes Second Principal Fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – July 11, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed a second Principal fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes New Issuer SportsETFs to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – July 11, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed new issuer SportsETFs to the Bats ETF Marketplace with the launch of one fund....
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes New Issuer OppenheimerFunds to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – July 13, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed new issuer OppenheimerFunds to the Bats ETF Marketplace, with the listing of three...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes Two New iShares Funds to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – July 13, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed two new iShares funds to the Bats ETF Marketplace. Their launch brings the total n...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Welcomes Two New PowerShares Funds to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – July 13, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed two new PowerShares funds to the Bats ETF Marketplace. Their launch brings the tot...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bats Europe Readies for MiFID II with Successful Exchange Release LONDON – 18 July 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced the successful rollout of its penultimate software release ahead of MiFID II....
2019-05-22 08:15

Sherpa summits Everest twice in a week A Nepali mountaineer has broken his own record by climbing Mount Everest an unprecedented 24 times -- completing the last two ascents in the same week....
2019-05-22 08:15

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
2019-05-22 08:15

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson House Democrats on Tuesday issued subpoenas for Hope Hicks, the president's former adviser and confidante, and former White House deputy counsel Annie Donaldson. The House Judiciary Committee subpoenas request documents from Hicks and Donaldson by Ju...
2019-05-22 08:15

DOJ renews counteroffer to Schiff over unredacted Mueller report The Justice Department on Tuesday reiterated its counteroffer to the House Intelligence Committee to view an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report in a last-ditch effort to avert an “enforcement action” against the attorney ge...
2019-05-22 08:15

Dems struggle to secure testimony from a wary Mueller House Democrats are scrambling to secure Robert Mueller’s public testimony amid concerns from the special counsel and his staff about what he can share publicly related to his Russia investigation, according to key lawmakers and sources familiar with...
2019-05-22 08:15

Tillerson talks Russia with members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with a handful of House members and staffers for seven hours Tuesday to discuss President Donald Trump's foreign policy decision-making, including on issues related to Russia.Tillerson served roughly a year...
2019-05-22 08:15

Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts Freshman Democrats who delivered the House majority are starting to split under impeachment pressure as a number of those in competitive districts are now warming to the idea of launching proceedings against President Donald Trump.As the administrati...
2019-05-22 08:15

Bosch's reworked automotive sensors can help control flying taxis As companies from Boeing and Uber to Lilium work to develop flying taxis, Bosch wants to make the sensors they'll require more accessible. The company says conventional aerospace technology is too expensive and bulky to use in autonomous flying ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Joe Girardi watching Mets’ chaos unfold with intrigue From the broadcast booth, Joe Girardi has watched the sparks in Flushing turn into a dumpster fire. Though many wonder whether he will soon have a better view. One day after the Mets issued manager Mickey Callaway the slightest vote of confidence ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Mets can’t let Yoenis Cespedes mess scare them from spending big again For sure, the Mets should regard Yoenis Cespedes as a cautionary tale. Will they grasp the proper moral to the story, though? You’re worried the latest Cespedes bombshell — the multiple fractures in his right ankle, purportedly suffered at his Port S...
2019-05-22 07:45

Kevin Durant’s closest confidant dodges Knicks hype as whispers grow Kevin Durant’s closest confidant is playing it safe. The superstar’s manager and media business partner, Rich Kleiman, offered little hints over his client’s future Tuesday during an appearance at the Wall Street Journal’s Fut...
2019-05-22 07:45

Ozzie Guillen now enters Todd Frazier-Adam Eaton feud: ‘Nobody liked you’ The origins of the Great Todd Frazier-Adam Eaton Feud are still a mystery, but Tuesday night gave some insight to what started it all. Former Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen, who figures to still have an idea of what’s going on in the c...
2019-05-22 07:45

Yankees getting good news on James Paxton and Masahiro Tanaka fronts BALTIMORE — After not drowning in bad news regarding injuries, the AL East-leading Yankees received positive vibes concerning the health of Masahiro Tanaka and James Paxton on Tuesday. Having already listed Tanaka as their starter for Thursday’s game...
2019-05-22 07:45

Gary Sanchez’s reversal of fortunes is nearly complete BALTIMORE — He needs to be the Yankees savior, not an enigma. There have been encouraging signs of key adjustments and that could make all the difference for Gary Sanchez. The word of the day is lethal. Sanchez drove a three-run home run in the first...
2019-05-22 07:45

Nets’ rebuild will be Trajan Langdon’s model for Pelicans Outgoing Nets assistant general manager Trajan Langdon said the team has put itself in a position to land the biggest stars. Langdon, who is leaving to become GM in New Orleans, said getting the Pelicans to that point would be even sweeter, because i...
2019-05-22 07:45

Kellen Winslow Jr. rape accuser claims ‘he threatened to kill me’ VISTA, Calif. — A female hitchhiker who accused former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping her after he picked her up testified Tuesday that she did not flee or defend herself because the muscular football star had threatened to kill her. Winslow...
2019-05-22 07:45

Clint Frazier boosts trade value as scouts linger over Yankees’ win BALTIMORE — With the Giants and Pirates having scouts at Camden Yards on Tuesday night, Clint Frazier could not have picked a better time to display his right-handed power in front of clubs who could provide a starting job for him. The going-nowhere ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Mets actually on winning streak after dramatic walk-off Amed Rosario ran away from his teammates at first, all the way toward shortstop, playfully hopping up and down. Eventually, he accepted the friendly slaps on his helmet and feel-good Gatorade bath delivered by Pete Alonso. After the ugly sweep in Mia...
2019-05-22 07:45

Roger Clemens’ son Kory charged with drunken driving in Houston HOUSTON — The 30-year-old son of retired pitcher Roger Clemens has been arrested on a drunken driving charge. Officers stopped Kory Allen Clemens early Tuesday after watching the pickup truck he was driving speed down a Houston street and run a red l...
2019-05-22 07:45

Julian Edelman agrees to two-year extension with Patriots FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots have reached an agreement on a two-year extension with receiver Julian Edelman. The deal is worth $18 million and includes an $8 million signing bonus and $12 mill...
2019-05-22 07:45

RJ Barrett schedules pro day as Knicks mull options Duke swingman RJ Barrett will stage a pro day with the rest of agent Bill Duffy’s draft-eligibles Tuesday at UCLA. Unlike the other participants, however, Barrett is not expected to perform drills — just interview with teams and speak with the media....
2019-05-22 07:45

NFL owners to consider refining pass interference reviews KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and may also announce locations to host upcoming drafts. Owners voted in March to allow interference...
2019-05-22 07:45

Blues nip Sharks on way to first Stanley Cup Final in decades ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in decades. Pretty sweet moment for Vladimir Tarasenko and Co. David Perron had a goal and an assist, Jordan Binnington picked up his franchise-record 12th pla...
2019-05-22 07:45

Aaron Judge starting to ‘ramp up a little’ in Yankees rehab BALTIMORE — Aaron Judge didn’t swing a bat against a pitcher. Nor did he run the bases. Or make throws from right field to third base and home plate. Yet, Judge’s rehab program was on full display Tuesday at Camden Yards, where he took dry swings in ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Raptors steamroll Bucks to even Eastern Conference finals TORONTO — With a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks. Kyle Lowry led the way. Lowry scored 25 points, Leonard had 19 and the Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-...
2019-05-22 07:45

Matthew Stafford supporting wife Kelly through ‘tough times’ ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is juggling his job on the field and his role as a husband and father as his wife, Kelly, recovers from surgery to remove a brain tumor. “There’s been some long days and some ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Brandon Nimmo needs MRI exam as ‘sharp pain’ in neck persists The stiff neck that kept Brandon Nimmo out of two games last month hasn’t gone away and it cost him another game Tuesday. The Mets’ outfielder said he is getting an MRI exam on Wednesday to get his neck checked out after he was a late scratch in Tues...
2019-05-22 07:45

Juan Soto proves Keith Hernandez wrong immediately Swing and a miss for Keith Hernandez. The beloved Mets legend knocked Juan Soto early in Tuesday’s game for not being a “home run hitter,” so of course the Washington Nationals’ wunderkind launched a 410-foot bomb into the rig...
2019-05-22 07:45

NCIS Just Pulled Off a Big Surprise In Season 16 Finale Well, NCIS wasn't playing with that Ziva tease earlier this season. Cote de Pablo returned as the thought-to-be-dead NCIS agent at the end of tonight's season 16 finale, but just......
2019-05-22 07:45

Aladdin Premiere: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive It's looking like "a whole new world" on Hollywood Blvd. The biggest and brightest stars flocked to the Los Angeles premiere of Disney's Aladdin on Tuesday evening. Held......
2019-05-22 07:45

The Voice Season 16 Crowns a Winner Congratulations are in order to Maelyn Jarmon, and her coach, John Legend. Maelyn was just announced as the winner of season 16 of The Voice, which should come as no surprise to anyone......
2019-05-22 07:45

Sharks vs Blues NHL live stream: how to watch the 2019 Western Conference Finals online So who's it going to be: the San Jose Sharks or the St. Louis Blues that go to the 2019 Stanley Cup? The Western Conference Finals side of the NHL Playoffs has been super tight so far and you can follow our guide to getting a Sharks vs Blues NHL...
2019-05-22 07:45

The best student laptops: all the best options for school School can get expensive really fast: books, tuition and accommodation – not to mention student laptops – add up quickly. However, the silver lining is that there are many incredible student laptops out there that could save you hundred...
2019-05-22 07:45

Google Pixelbook 2: what we want to see The Google Pixelbook has been out for more than a year now, but it’s still easily the best Chromebook on the market right now. It’s the perfect instance of what the Chromebook is capable of. We gave it a raving five star review for that...
2019-05-22 07:45

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing security gap among European organizations.Of the companies surveyed in the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report...
2019-05-22 07:45

Apple now accepts 2018 MacBooks into its keyboard repair program The saga of Apple's MacBook Butterfly keyboards continues. The Butterfly mechanism used in its recent MacBook lines has been prone to failure, and Apple has apologized for the issue with a repair program on top. Now, coinciding with the release ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Vizio’s budget V-Series will offer 4K and Dolby Vision for just $259 Vizio is attacking both ends of the price spectrum with its 2019 series of 4K TVs: On one end, there’s the new P-Series Quantum X that promises an eyeball-searing 3,000 nits of peak brightness while on the other end, there’s the new V-S...
2019-05-22 07:45

The best 2-in-1 laptop 2019: find the best convertible laptop for your needs Over the last decade, we have fundamentally changed the way we use our laptops – thanks in large part to hybrid laptops. The best 2-in-1 laptops come in various shapes and sizes, and there’s nothing like flipping your laptop into tent m...
2019-05-22 07:45

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G available in Australia from next week If you've been eagerly awaiting the release of Samsung's most advanced flagship, the Galaxy S10 5G, you're in luck – the South Korean electronics giant has announced Australian availability of the next-generation device, an...
2019-05-22 07:45

Telstra is discounting its entire range of mobile plans for Click Frenzy Optus rolled out some pretty terrific deals for Click Frenzy over the last couple of days, but with those offers now expired, and it's apparently Telstra's turn to offer up some bargains.With an impressive discount on one of its SIM-only co...
2019-05-22 07:45

The best Nintendo Switch prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) The latest console from Nintendo hasn't wavered too much in price since launch (check out our Nintendo Switch review to see why) but you can be sure that we've found the best possible price on any consoles bundles or standalone units on thi...
2019-05-22 07:45

The best PS4 prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) With the release of the PS4 Pro, Sony's non-4K console has seen some incredibly competitive prices in both the bundles and the regular Slim model consoles. There's also the new white PlayStation 4 Slim which is looking cooler than ever, so ...
2019-05-22 07:45

The best PS4 Pro prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) Sony beat Microsoft to the punch with its new 4K gaming system, the PS4 Pro, and you should definitely grab one.Here you'll find the best prices around on the PlayStation 4 Pro console and any bundle deals available so you can score Sony's ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Netflix vs Stan, Foxtel Now and Amazon Prime: Australian streaming services compared UPDATE: Stan has raised the price of its Premium package, which will now set you back $17 a month – that's a $2 increase from the tier's original $15 monthly fee. Updated article below.Now that streaming media has become a mainstay i...
2019-05-22 07:45

The NFL is already considering tweaks to its replay-for-interference measure The league’s competition committee plans to seek authorization from the owners to modify the new system by which pass interference is reviewable by instant replay, and potentially make all such reviews come on coaches’ challenges....
2019-05-22 07:45

O.J. Simpson’s No. 32 given to Bills player for first time in 42 years Simpson, who last played for Buffalo in 1977, said he was "fine" with his number being worn by running back Senorise Perry, who plays mostly on special teams and was signed in the offseason....
2019-05-22 07:45

The Latest: Mississippi officer charged with murder OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi police officer charged with killing a woman (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A court document shows a north Mississippi police officer has been charged with murder in the death of a woman he was romantical...
2019-05-22 07:45

Diamondbacks place Flores on injured list, recall Vargas SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed infielder Wilmer Flores on the 10-day injured list with a bruised right foot, retroactive to Monday, and recalled Ildemaro Vargas from the Triple-A Reno. Flores left Sunday’s game against th...
2019-05-22 07:45

Blues beat Sharks, march on to Stanley Cup Final ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in decades. David Perron had a goal and an assist, Jordan Binnington picked up his franchise-record 12th playoff win and the Blues beat the San Jose Shark...
2019-05-22 07:45

Tellez has 2 HRs, 5 RBIs and Jays power past Red Sox 10-3 TORONTO (AP) — Rowdy Tellez had two homers and five RBIs and Randal Grichuk also homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 10-3 on Tuesday night. Tellez got the Blue Jays on the board in the fourth inning with his seventh home run of ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Alonso hits 16th homer, Mets rally past Nationals 6-5 NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit a long tying home run in the eighth inning, Amed Rosario had a winning infield single with two outs in the ninth and the New York Mets rallied from deficits three times to beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 Tuesday nigh...
2019-05-22 07:45

Philadelphia mayor easily fends off 2 challengers in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday’s primary who criticized his signature achievement: a soda tax to help provide free...
2019-05-22 07:45

Lowry has 25, Raptors rout Bucks 120-102 to even East finals TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, Kawhi Leonard had 19 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece. Serge Ibaka had 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Ra...
2019-05-22 07:45

Former judge files new motions in Jussie Smollett case CHICAGO (AP) — A former judge who wants a special prosecutor appointed in the Jussie Smollett case is back in court with new motions to obtain her goal. Sheila O’Brien on Tuesday filed three motions in Cook County Circuit Court attempting to ge...
2019-05-22 07:45

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 3 Evening” game were: 2-6-4 (two, six, four) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game appeared ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Evening’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 4 Evening” game were: 3-7-7-3 (three, seven, seven, three) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Evening’ ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Verlander has season-best 12 Ks in 5-1 win over White Sox HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and struck out a season-high 12 to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Verlander (8-1) was in control from the first pitch, allowin...
2019-05-22 07:45

Winning numbers drawn in ‘5 Card Cash’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “5 Card Cash” game were: AD-JH-KS-2C-7D (AD, JH, KS, 2C, 7D) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘5 Card Cash’ game ap...
2019-05-22 07:45

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Quick Bucks’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Quick Bucks” game were: 02-10-17-26, Bonus: 1 (two, ten, seventeen, twenty-six; Bonus: one) The post Winning numbers drawn in &...
2019-05-22 07:45

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Cash Ball’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Cash Ball” game were: 04-13-17-35, Cash Ball: 21 (four, thirteen, seventeen, thirty-five; Cash Ball: twenty-one) The post Winni...
2019-05-22 07:45

Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led them on a wild chase in northern Los Angeles, smashing into a palm tree and several cars. KABC-TV reports it began around 7 p.m. Tuesday in Santa Clarita after the RV fai...
2019-05-22 07:45

Syracuse forward Oshae Brissett leaving for NBA SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse forward Oshae Brissett has decided to keep his name in the NBA draft and won’t return for his junior year. Brissett made the announcement Tuesday night on Twitter . He said he decided to leave scho...
2019-05-22 07:45

Báez’s pinch-hit single lifts Cubs over Phillies 3-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Javier Báez’s single capped a two-run, ninth-inning rally and lifted the Chicago Cubs over Philadelphia 3-2 on Tuesday night to stop the Phillies’ four-game winning streak. Kris Bryant had three hits for the Cu...
2019-05-22 07:45

Ex-Louisville coach Denny Crum hospitalized with a stroke LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An official with Denny Crum’s foundation says the former Louisville coach has been hospitalized after recently suffering a stroke. Jonathan Israel, who is the principal fundraiser for the Denny Crum Scholarship Foundation...
2019-05-22 07:45

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility. In a statement released late ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0 MILWAUKEE (AP) — With Christian Yelich on the bench, Milwaukee couldn’t even get a runner past second base. Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Brewers, who were missing Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds’ 3-0 ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Uehara retires; Star on 2013 Red Sox World Series winner TOKYO (AP) — Pitcher Koji Uehara, whose dominant season in relief helped the Boston Red Sox win the 2013 World Series, has retired with Japan’s Yomiuri Giants — the team that he first played for in Japan. The 44-year-old Uehara announced his re...
2019-05-22 07:45

6-week-old kitten rescued from Cupertino storm drain CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area have rescued a 6-week-old kitten from a storm drain. A woman walking in Cupertino heard meowing and looked down to see the tiny ball of fur at the bottom of the drain Tuesday morning....
2019-05-22 07:45

Trump, Democratic leaders meet for Round 2 on infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — Three weeks have passed since President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to work together on a $2 trillion package to invest in roads, bridges and broadband. Republican leaders in Congress have shown little e...
2019-05-22 07:45

Michigan’s Brazdeikis staying in draft ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s Iggy Brazdeikis is staying in the NBA draft. The basketball program announced his decision Tuesday. The school announced last month that Brazdeikis, Charles Matthews and Jordan Poole were declaring for the dra...
2019-05-22 07:45

Stater Lynn, closer Kelley lead Rangers past Mariners 5-3 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Gutty pitching performances came in different sizes for the Texas Rangers in their 5-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Lance Lynn allowed two runs over seven innings and Shawn Kelley earned the save hours after...
2019-05-22 07:45

Hosmer’s 2-run homer lifts Padres over Diamondbacks, 3-2 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer’s two-run, opposite-field home run off Zack Greinke highlighted the three-run sixth inning that carried the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Greinke (6-2), who rec...
2019-05-22 07:45

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Mega Millions’ game ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were: 10-50-55-56-58, Mega Ball: 15, Megaplier: 5 (ten, fifty, fifty-five, fifty-six, fifty-eight; Mega Ball: fifteen; Megaplier: five) Esti...
2019-05-22 07:45

KY Lottery LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ These Kentucky lotteries were drawn Tuesday: AD-JH-KS-2C-7D (AD, JH, KS, 2C, 7D) 04-13-17-35, Cash Ball: 21 (four, thirteen, seventeen, thirty-five; Cash Ball: twenty-one) 10-50-55-56-58, Mega Ball: 15, Megaplier: 5 (ten, fifty...
2019-05-22 07:45

Plea deal for serial online harasser fits lenient pattern DENVER (AP) — Christopher Cleary’s arrest for posting a Facebook threat to kill “as many girls as I see” fit a pattern of behavior for a troubled man with a history of terrorizing women he met over the internet. Cleary’s plea ...
2019-05-22 07:45

SEAL’s lawyer wants prosecutor, judge booted off murder case SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murder want a prosecutor and judge removed over allegations of spying on defense emails to find the source of news leaks. Attorneys for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are due in...
2019-05-22 07:45

Sea dragon exhibit dazzles visitors at California aquarium LA JOLLA, California (AP) — A Southern California aquarium has built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest habitats for sea dragons, the lesser-known cousin of the seahorse. The Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanogra...
2019-05-22 07:45

Australian state leader intervenes to approve coal mine CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state government leader has intervened to fast-track a proposed coal mine days after voters rejected tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a federal election. The Carmichael mine proposed by India...
2019-05-22 07:45

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Tennessee’s Republican House Speaker Glen Casada promising to resign from leadership position on Tuesday, questions still remain about the unprecedented announcement sparked by weeks of an ongoing political scandal ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Giants score three in ninth to beat Braves 4-3 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Panik hit a game-ending two-run single off Atlanta closer Luke Jackson with two outs in the ninth to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Brandon Crawford began the comeback wit...
2019-05-22 07:45

Buffalo Bills have player wearing OJ Simpson’s former No. 32 ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — For the first time in 42 years, the Bills have a player wearing O.J. Simpson’s former No. 32. Running back Senorise Perry wore the jersey number at Buffalo’s spring practices this week. Simpson, whose name remain...
2019-05-22 07:45

Air China asks Boeing compensation for MAX 8 delays BEIJING (AP) — Air China Ltd., one of China’s three major state-owned airlines, is joining carriers that are asking Boeing Co. for compensation for the grounding of their 737 Max jetliners following two fatal crashes. An employee of Air China&#...
2019-05-22 07:45

Duke tops Notre Dame 10-6 at ACC Tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Michael Rothenberg hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and Duke beat Notre Dame 10-6 on Tuesday night at the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament. The seventh-seeded Blue Devils (31-24) won their opener in pool play ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Probe of Virginia governor’s racist yearbook photo complete NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The findings of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam are set to be released. Eastern Virginia Medical School plans to make the results of the investigation public at ...
2019-05-22 07:45

John Bolton to address US Coast Guard Academy graduates NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is scheduled to deliver the keynote address Wednesday at the United States Coast Guard Academy graduation ceremony. Bolton has been President Donald Trump’s national security a...
2019-05-22 07:45

LSU rallies to beat South Carolina 8-6 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Josh Smith homered and scored three times as No. 5 seed LSU erased an early four-run deficit and defeated No. 12 seed South Carolina 8-6 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament game that ended early Wednesday morning. LSU (35-22) ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Oral arguments to occur in Trump fight over bank subpoenas NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is poised to hear oral arguments Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s effort to block congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks. The hearing occurs after congressional Democrats sought the infor...
2019-05-22 07:45

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Attorney General Andy Beshear has won the Democratic nomination for governor in Kentucky, setting up a showdown with his political nemesis _ Republican incumbent Matt Bevin. In Tuesday’s primary election, Beshear defeate...
2019-05-22 07:45

Gonzalez helps power Twins to 8-3 victory over Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marwin Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins rallied for an 8-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Gonzalez’s two-run shot in the sixth tied the game at three. ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that they are under refugee protection in Germany. Ray Wong, 25, and Alan Li, 27, faced rioting charges for...
2019-05-22 07:45

North Korea Calls Joe Biden a ‘Fool of Low I.Q.’ for Criticizing Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyr...
2019-05-22 07:45

Malaysia Is Sending Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it there, the country’s environment minister said Tuesday. The Southeast Asian country became the top destination for plastic waste in 2018 after China stopped accept...
2019-05-22 07:45

For Some Coders, Reskilling Involves a Mic and a Stage Tech workers are turning to improv to get better at their day jobs, saying that performing unscripted scenes in front of an audience teaches them teamwork, empathy and confidence....
2019-05-22 07:45

Hate Buying Cleaning Supplies? There's a Pill for That The war on straws may have captured our eco-imaginations, but giant plastic jugs of bleach, window cleaner and counter spray are worse, says Sarah Paiji Yoo. What if all you needed to clean your house was a tablet the size of an Alka-Seltzer?...
2019-05-22 07:45

The Newest TikTok Celebrities: Security Guards Passing the Time Millions of fans of the social-media app are fascinated with #securitylife, where guards’ videos are more popular than #lawyers, #dentists and #senators; ‘The Glamma’...
2019-05-22 07:45

Space Rockets Spark Property Boom on Florida Coast Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are racing to send people into outer space and eventually to the moon and Mars. They are already improving the fortunes of a coastal Florida city that is home to their budding space ambitions....
2019-05-22 07:45

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
2019-05-22 07:45

U.S. Postal Service Starts Testing Self-Driving Trucks The U.S. Postal Service is testing self-driving trucks on a more than 1,000-mile mail run between Phoenix and Dallas, the post office’s first use of the technology for long hauls....
2019-05-22 07:45

Top 'Live-Streamers' Get $50,000 an Hour to Play New Videogames Online The world’s biggest videogame publishers are paying popular gamers tens of thousands of dollars to play their latest releases live over the internet, hoping to break through to buyers in a crowded industry where dominant games like “Fortnite” cast a ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Not Even Apple Can Clean Up the Mess of Streaming TV Apple has built a hub for all your content, no matter where it comes from or which app you use to watch it. It’s a very good idea, but the execution only serves to show how confusing and broken the TV landscape is....
2019-05-22 07:45

Toshiba Memory to Buy Out Shares From Apple, Dell Apple, Dell and two other U.S. technology companies are set to give up their preferred shares in the Japanese chip maker for more than $4 billion under a refinancing plan....
2019-05-22 07:45

'Better Than TV': Doorbell Camera Owners Obsess Over the Wildlife at Their Doors Some people are using their smart doorbells as nature cameras, checking the video all day long to see the menagerie of lizards, raccoons, snakes and other creatures in their yards....
2019-05-22 07:45

Google Cloud, Informatica Team Up to Tame Data Google Cloud is joining forces with data-management company Informatica to help businesses draw more value from their data—part of a continuing push by Google into the enterprise information-technology market....
2019-05-22 07:45

Snap Finishes Overhaul of Leadership Team Snap promoted two executives internally to run its finance and personnel units, respectively, completing Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel’s remaking of the leadership team after a series of recent departures....
2019-05-22 07:45

Apple Changes MacBook Butterfly Keyboard After User Complaints After customers reported issues with three generations of its Mac laptop keyboard, Apple is changing a component material and expanding its keyboard repair program....
2019-05-22 07:45

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at all, you're probably sick of hearing how mobile gaming is a fast-growing business juggernaut destined t...
2019-05-22 07:45

Rock Band 4 can’t save a struggling Mad Catz Mad Catz was counting on these plastic instruments to save its business. They didn't. Things are looking mighty grim for long-lived gaming accessory maker Mad Catz this week, the company perhaps best known for making those cheap off-brand controll...
2019-05-22 07:45

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—which employ more than 250 workers—were hit by a brea...
2019-05-22 07:45

What does Clash of Clans maker’s $10 billion sale say about the future of gaming? Congratulations, guys... you and the rest of the Clash of Clans crew now anchor a $10 billion mobile gaming powerhouse. We've been hearing for years how mobile gaming has been growing at nearly inconceivable rates and will soon become the dominant...
2019-05-22 07:45

HTC separates successful VR sales from struggling smartphone side The SteamVR-powered Vive headset is the most exciting thing that struggling handset maker HTC has had going for its brand in years. HTC seems to realize this at some level because it's now separating its virtual reality business into a wholly owned s...
2019-05-22 07:45

Nintendo is running low on time to show NX to the public (credit: Aurich / Getty) Usually, when a new game console is nine months away from launch, the console maker has already softened the ground for the upcoming debut with trade show announcements, hints at exclusive games, and at least some public di...
2019-05-22 07:45

In an effort to find more players, Evolve is now free After struggling for over a year to make Evolve work as a traditional, paid title, the developers at Turtle Rock are making a radical shift to a free-to-play model with Evolve: Stage 2. The game is entering beta today on the PC and possibly coming to...
2019-05-22 07:45

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales information provided by the industry analysts at the NPD Group. We've stopped covering those reports a...
2019-05-22 07:45

After game industry failure, Curt Schilling agrees to pay back Rhode Island Schilling poses with the Collector's Edition of 38 Studios' sole release, Kingdoms of Amalur. The long, winding saga of baseball star Curt Schilling's massive business failure in the video game industry may finally be reaching its end. As The Asso...
2019-05-22 07:45

Microsoft cloud annualized run rate hits $13bn in strong first quarter Microsoft posted revenue of $20.5 billion in the first quarter of its 2017 financial year, a negligible rise on the same quarter last year. Operating income was $5.2 billion, down 8 percent year on year, net income was $4.7 billion, down 4 percent, a...
2019-05-22 07:45

Spreadsheets have ruled Earth for too long—business must embrace the cloud Enlarge The one certainty in business software and services is that there will always be more acronyms. At the moment, though, there's more to the sector than just another jargon explosion: we're moving towards a new way of looking at IT, one that...
2019-05-22 07:45

We’ve been missing a big part of game industry’s digital revolution Enlarge / Data! Pew-pew! (credit: Aurich / Getty / Konami) Fig. 1: A year ago, NPD thought US game market revenue had been pretty flat. Now, the tracking firm realizes the market has been growing consi...
2019-05-22 07:45

Winamp’s woes: How the greatest MP3 player undid itself Tens of millions of Winamp users are still out there. (credit: Flickr user uzi978) As many of us are busy crafting the perfect playlist for grilling outdoors, most likely such labor is happening on a modern streaming service or within iTunes. But du...
2019-05-22 07:45

For console games, downloads are approaching a tipping point Enlarge (credit: Flickr / Dazzied) On the PC, games distributed on discs in physical boxes have been a practical market rounding error for years now. Destiny 2's sales distribution highlights how the console game market may finally (and inexorably)...
2019-05-22 07:45

StarCraft II goes free-to-play seven years after launch Enlarge If you've been zealously guarding your money since 2010, waiting for the day StarCraft II would finally be cheap enough to try out, you're in luck. At Blizzcon over the weekend, Blizzard announced the game would be transitioning to a free-...
2019-05-22 07:45

Keep playing, keep paying: Ubisoft seeks games with “longterm engagement” Games like Rainbow Six: Siege are indicative of a new focus on long-lasting "live" games at Ubisoft. For a long time, Ubisoft was known for cranking out annual or near-annual releases in popular franchises like Assassin's Creed, Just Dance, Far Cr...
2019-05-22 07:45

Despite backlash, loot boxes could be essential to gaming’s future Enlarge / Some might object to using a slot machine to illustrate a piece on loot boxes, but Juniper directly calls them "a form of in-game gambling" so... (credit: Wikimedia Commons) With all the controversy, scrutiny, and international regulation...
2019-05-22 07:45

Tesla posts bigger-than-expected loss, bigger-than-expected revenue [Updated] Tesla's Model 3 page in July 2018. Tesla expects to be "cashflow positive every quarter from here on out, absent paying down a big loan," said Elon Musk during a Wednesday financial call. The CEO was contrite when he came to the call. He apologized...
2019-05-22 07:45

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
2019-05-22 07:45