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2019-07-22 18:34

Francisco Lindor upset after foul ball sends 3-year-old to hospital CLEVELAND — Francisco Lindor wasn’t thinking about his home run that helped the Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Sunday. Instead, the All-Star shortstop was only concerned about the young child who was struck by a line drive he ...
2019-07-22 18:30

Why James Holzhauer thinks Browns are ‘single worst bet’ to win Super Bowl Betting on the Browns to hoist the Lombardi Trophy at the end of the 2019 season isn’t a sound idea, according to former “Jeopardy” champ James Holzhauer. As the professional sports gambler recently divulged, wagering on the teams w...
2019-07-22 18:30

Kendrick Norton’s life after football begins after losing arm in crash Defensive tackle Kendrick Norton has been waived by the Miami Dolphins after losing his arm in a car crash earlier this month – but will receive his full salary as he transitions to life after football. Norton, 22, was placed on the reserve/non-footb...
2019-07-22 18:30

ESPN’s Dan Le Batard skipping radio show after talks with Jimmy Pitaro After going back and forth all weekend with ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro, Dan Le Batard has chosen not to do his national radio show on Monday. Le Batard’s decision comes in the wake of his comments about President Trump and the “Send her back” chants...
2019-07-22 18:30

Odell Beckham unloads fresh round of Giants hate for Dave Gettleman, Pat Shurmur Odell Beckham Jr. insists the Giants “could never get past my past’’ and said his initial reaction when he heard he was traded to Cleveland was not disappointment. “I felt disrespected,” Beckham said in an interview with GQ that was made public...
2019-07-22 18:30

Lakers feel they ‘got played’ by Kawhi Leonard in free agency The Lakers had designs on putting together an elite trio this summer. They traded for Anthony Davis to put him alongside LeBron James, and in the process created enough cap space to sign Kawhi Leonard. But Leonard instead signed with the rival Clippe...
2019-07-22 18:30

Upcoming matchups of AL’s elite will give valuable futures insight Though it’s impossible for all six of the following teams to reach the American League playoffs (only five spots!), there definitely will be a playoff atmosphere at possible playoff previews Monday through Wednesday featuring New York Yankees at Minn...
2019-07-22 18:30

Julian Edelman to miss three weeks as Patriots injuries pile up Julian Edelman will have to wait a little bit longer to get on the field, and it could be a while before the Patriots are at full strength. Edelman, who signed a three-year deal this offseason, was seen this weekend with a small brace on his left thu...
2019-07-22 18:30

Red Sox have trade interest in Kirby Yates, Ken Giles The July 31 trade deadline is rapidly approaching. The Yankees won’t stop winning. The Red Sox are running out of time. Now sitting 11 games out of first place in the AL East — and three games back in the wild-card race — the Red Sox could be o...
2019-07-22 18:30

Novak Djokovic’s marriage under fire after wife’s Wimbledon absence Tennis legend Novak Djokovic’s marriage is under scrutiny after wife Jelena — his “rock” — missed his Wimbledon win. The 33-year-old did not attend any of his matches at the tournament in which he beat Roger Federer in last Sunday’s final...
2019-07-22 18:30

C.J. Mosley tasked with becoming center of Jets defense and culture As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is ...
2019-07-22 18:30

Le’Veon Bell goes nuts on critics in frantic airport Instagram video Le’Veon Bell hasn’t played a game in New York, but he is already fed up with his critics. The Jets new running back has a well-known life outside of football, and took to Instagram to address criticism surrounding it. In his free time, Bell has...
2019-07-22 18:30

Shane Lowry celebrates British Open win with bar sing-along Shane Lowry knows how to celebrate. After sealing his first career major win at the British Open in Northern Ireland on Sunday, Lowry toasted the victory at a pub, where the Irishman engaged in a sing-along of “The Fields of Athenry.” In ...
2019-07-22 18:30

Oklahoma will struggle to overcome its weakness this time While new quarterback Jalen Hurts was indeed 26-2 as a starter at Alabama, there is a dangerous assumption he will simply pick up where Heisman winners and fellow transfers Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray left off before him at Oklahoma. We’re not so...
2019-07-22 18:30

Tom Brady takes heat after leaping off cliff with 6-year-old daughter Pigskin great Tom Brady is taking heat over his decision to jump off a cliff with his 6-year-old daughter in Costa Rica over the weekend. The New England Patriots quarterback — who posted video of the moment to his Instagram page — can be heard askin...
2019-07-22 18:30

Video surfaces of shouting Rashida Tlaib being dragged out of Trump event Years before Rep. Rashida Tlaib was speaking out against President Trump in Congress, she was screaming at him as Secret Service members dragged her out of a meeting at the Detroit Economic Club....
2019-07-22 18:30

Rep. Crenshaw slams AOC, Democrats on border crackdown: 'They don't want solutions' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is using the border crisis to call President Trump evil not to find real solutions, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas told Fox News....
2019-07-22 18:30

Trump says Mueller shouldn’t testify, warns hearing will backfire President Trump argued Monday that Robert Mueller should not be given the chance to testify before Congress later this week, warning that the former special counsel’s highly anticipated hearing appearance could be “bad for him” and for Democrats in t...
2019-07-22 18:30

Trump blasts ‘bonkers’ media in beef with Washington Post President Trump delivered a scathing rebuke to the Washington Post on Monday morning -- and argued the press as a whole has "gone bonkers" -- in response to a weekend report about his team's handling of his controversial attacks on four progressive c...
2019-07-22 18:30

GOP rep unveils bill to implement DNA testing at border, as officials warn of ‘child recycling’ As the Trump administration speaks out on the problem of child trafficking at the southern border, one Texas lawmaker is responding with a bill that would administer DNA tests to migrants who arrive in the U.S. claiming to be with family members. ...
2019-07-22 18:30

Dan Bongino: Republicans can't let Mueller off hook for what's missing in Russia report Republicans have a "golden opportunity" to press Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill this week, especially for what he didn't include in the Russia report, according to Fox News contributor Dan Bongino....
2019-07-22 18:30

Texas Dem star Wendy Davis plots comeback, jumps into congressional race Wendy Davis – the pink sneaker-wearing Texas Democrat who rose to fame among liberals for her 13-hour filibuster of a state Senate abortion bill in 2013, and then lost a high-profile run for governor a year later – announced Monday she plans to run f...
2019-07-22 18:30

Sanford, mulling GOP primary bid in 2020, confesses: ‘I don’t think anybody’s going to beat Donald Trump’ Ask Mark Sanford if any Republican can knock off President Donald Trump in the Republican primaries and he’ll give you an honest answer. “I always like to be real and I don’t think anybody’s going to beat Donald Trump. That’s my personal opinion,” th...
2019-07-22 18:30

Police use cat filter during news conference on double murder Canadian police have apologised after a cat filter was used during a Facebook live-streaming of a news conference about a double murder, which gave the presiding officer whiskers and ears....
2019-07-22 18:30

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of control over the response to the Ebola outbreak....
2019-07-22 18:30

U.S. records 25 new measles cases as outbreak spread to Ohio, Alaska The United States recorded 25 new measles cases last week, bringing the total number of cases in the year to 1,148 as the country recorded its worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-07-22 18:30

White House and congressional leaders close in on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are closing in on a budget deal on Monday that would raise spending levels for both the Pentagon and non-defense programs while extending the debt limit until at least July 2021, according to sources cl...
2019-07-22 18:30

Lost French Submarine Located In Mediterranean 50 Years Later A private search vessel has located a French submarine that went missing in the western Mediterranean more than 50 years ago, officials said Monday, raising hopes the mystery over the disappearance......
2019-07-22 18:30

Kenya's Finance Minister, Top Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other treasury officials were arrested Monday on corruption and fraud charges over a multi-million dollar project to build two mega dams, police said....
2019-07-22 18:30

China Says Hong Kong Protests "Absolutely Intolerable" China reacted furiously on Monday to anti-government protesters vandalising the walls of its representative's office in Hong Kong and defacing the national emblem, branding their actions "absolutely......
2019-07-22 18:30

Russia, Turkey Plan Joint Production Of S-400 Missile Parts: Report Russia and Turkey are in talks about the possibility of jointly manufacturing some components of Russia's S-400 missile defence system in Turkey, the TASS news agency cited Sergei Chemezov, head of......
2019-07-22 18:30

Iran Says Seizure Of UK-Flagged Tanker Was "Legal Measure" Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz was a "legal measure", the spokesman for the Islamic republic's government said on Monday....
2019-07-22 18:30

Imran Khan Not Received By Any Top US Official At Airport Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan may have been given a diplomatic snub when he arrived in Washington on his first US trip to reboot bilateral ties that have seen a slump in recent months....
2019-07-22 18:30

Injured Italian Climber Rescued After 48 hours On Pakistan Peak Pakistani military helicopters have rescued an Italian climber 48 hours after he suffered serious injuries in a fall in the northern Karakoram mountains, officials said on Monday....
2019-07-22 18:30

Russian Air Strikes On Syria Market Kill 23, Moscow Denies: Monitor Russian air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria killed 23 people on Monday, a monitor said, in the latest violence to plague the country's last major opposition bastion....
2019-07-22 18:30

Italy Drafts "No-Mobile-Phone Phobia" Law To Prevent, Treat Addiction Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) has drafted a law aimed at preventing and treating the rising phenomenon of addiction to mobile phones and computers, particularly among the young....
2019-07-22 18:30

Iran's Claim Of Capturing CIA Spies "Totally False", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Monday denied Iran's claim that it dismantled a CIA spy ring and arrested 17 suspects with alleged links to the US intelligence agency....
2019-07-22 18:30

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency For Fourth Month After Easter Bombings Sri Lanka on Monday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers for a fourth month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people....
2019-07-22 18:30

This is how zoo animals across the country are keeping cool during the heat wave As temperatures rose from the East Coast to the West Coast, zoos have had to get creative in keeping their animals safe under the extreme conditions. Elephant showers, wolf pool parties and frozen watermelons have been just a few of the ideas they ca...
2019-07-22 18:30

Scientists discovered a new species of tiny sharks that glow in the dark Sharks are known to stalk and sniff out prey before they attack. But all this newly discovered shark species has to do is glow in the dark, and the prey comes to them....
2019-07-22 18:30

Franky Zapata, France's hoverboard hero, to attempt English Channel crossing Thursday Ferry passengers traveling between England and France should keep their eyes peeled for an unusual sight on Thursday as French inventor Franky Zapata attempts to cross the English Channel on his jet-powered hoverboard....
2019-07-22 18:30

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
2019-07-22 18:15

ProPilot 2.0 alters Nissan's curves The automaker is discovering that as its self-driving technologies become more sophisticated, it will need to rethink some of its vehicle design touches....
2019-07-22 18:15

Outside the norm: ZF's external airbag predicts crash When ZF demonstrated its new external airbag in Germany, it was more than a variation on a familiar theme. The new game is all about predictive sensing....
2019-07-22 18:15

Hyundai outlines U.S. sales plan amid quarterly profit rise The automaker is targeting a year-end U.S. market share of 4.2 percent, up from 3.9 percent last year, and plans to boost the mix of CUVs in its lineup....
2019-07-22 18:15

TD Ameritrade inches closer to enabling in-vehicle trading Drivers using Google’s Android Auto or Amazon.com Inc.’s Echo Auto can use voice commands to unlock market performance summaries and sector updates, hear real-time quotes and check account balances and portfolio performance....
2019-07-22 18:15

South Korea to pursue 50,000 tons of rice aid to North South Korea plans to push forward with food aid to North Korea amid what Pyongyang has said is a severe drought that has affected crops in the country....
2019-07-22 18:15

Cambodia’s Hun Sen says report of military base deal with China ‘false’ Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen slammed a recent U.S. news report that his government secretly agreed China could build a naval base in his country....
2019-07-22 18:15

Israel begins toppling Palestinian housing in East Jerusalem The Israeli government has begun to demolish Palestinian apartment buildings in East Jerusalem's Sur Baher neighborhood, days after multiple United Nations officials urged them against the plan....
2019-07-22 18:15

Car bomber kills at least 17 in Somali capital At least 17 people were killed and more than two dozen were injured Monday when a suicide bomber blew up his car near a Mogadishu hotel, authorities said....
2019-07-22 18:15

India has launched an ambitious mission to the Moon Enlarge / India's GSLV Mark III rocket is seen on the launch pad with its lunar payload. (credit: ISRO) On Monday, an Indian rocket launched a spacecraft bound for the Moon from Sriharikota, a barrier island off the Bay of Bengal coast. This Chandr...
2019-07-22 18:15

Amazon streaming for August 2019: From 'Avengers: Endgame' to 'Mission Impossible: Fallout' New TV and movies on Amazon Prime Video in August 2019 include "Avengers: Endgame," "Mission Impossible: Fallout" and new series "Carnival Row."        ...
2019-07-22 18:15

'Bachelorette' contestants defend Jed Wyatt over cheating allegations: 'Jed was super' Ahead of the infamous "Men Tell All" episode of "The Bachelorette," several contestants weighed in on a controversy involving Jed Wyatt.        ...
2019-07-22 18:15

India's moon mission lifts off, hopes to probe lunar south pole India launched a rocket into space on Monday in an attempt to safely land a rover on the moon, its most ambitious mission yet in the effort to establish itself as a low-cost space power....
2019-07-22 18:15

India to buy Russian rocket engines for its space program: RIA India plans to buy rocket engines from Russia for its national space program, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov as saying during a visit to New Delhi on Monday....
2019-07-22 18:15

Vintage Tour de France heading for thrilling finale With only five days of actual racing left, there is still no clear front runner in this year's Tour de France, making it the most open and exciting competition in 30 years....
2019-07-22 18:15

Peaty wins breaststroke gold, targets 'low 56' for 2020 Adam Peaty collected his third straight 100 metres breaststroke world title on Monday but such is the Briton's dominance in the event that he had to remind himself to enjoy the moment despite not breaking the world record....
2019-07-22 18:15

FINA warns Horton but fellow swimmers applaud podium protest Mack Horton has received a warning from swimming's world governing body FINA over his refusal to share a podium with China's Sun Yang in protest of the gold medallist's doping history....
2019-07-22 18:15

Wizards, Mystics get new organizational structure Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis made official the leadership structure of Monumental Basketball, the newly formed umbrella organization for the Wizards, Washington Mystics of the WNBA, Capital City Go-Go and Wizards District Gaming....
2019-07-22 18:15

Gold but no new record for Peaty, Sjostrom beaten Three of the most dominant swimmers in the world took center stage at the world championships on Monday but only Adam Peaty and Katinka Hosszu maintained their aura of invincibility while Sarah Sjostrom's reign in the 100m butterfly came to an end....
2019-07-22 18:15

Elizabeth Warren predicts economic recession 'maybe even by the end of 2020' Elizabeth Warren issued a stark warning about the economy as she rolled out a slew of proposed regulations and trillion-dollar investments amid concerns the country faces a coming recession....
2019-07-22 18:15

Watch: More than 1,000 attempt 'Baby Shark' dance record in Canada A Guinness World Record attempt at a festival in Alberta gathered more than 1,000 people to perform the dance moves to viral children's song "Baby Shark."...
2019-07-22 18:15

Watch: Great white shark jumps out of water to steal fish from line A young boy reeling in a fish on a charter boat off the Massachusetts coast received a shock when a great white shark jumped out of the water to steal his catch....
2019-07-22 18:15

Shark Jumps Out Of Water, Snatches Fish From Line In Hair-Raising Video A video that has gone viral online shows the group fishing on a boat in Cape Cod when a great white shark leaps out of water to snatch a fish they had caught....
2019-07-22 18:15

‘Game of Thrones’ actor: It’s the media’s fault everybody thinks season 8 was crap Two days before Friday’s much-anticipated Game of Thrones panel — and fresh off scooping up an Emmy nod for ‘outstanding writing’ for Games of Thrones’ Season 8 finale — co-creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss wer...
2019-07-22 18:15

MCU Phase 4 will have no Avengers, Guardians, or Spider-Man movies Over the weekend, Marvel unveiled its MCU Phase 4 lineup for the following two years, with five new films and five TV series set to premiere from May 1st, 2020 through November 5th, 2021. Marvel also confirmed that four more films are in the making, ...
2019-07-22 18:15

Colon cancer cases rising among adults under 50 The percentage of people under age 50 who have been diagnosed with colon cancer has rose to 12.2 percent in 2015, up from 10 percent in 2004, according to new research....
2019-07-22 18:00

Engineers restore audio recordings from Apollo 11 mission A team at the University of Texas at Dallas spent years digitizing old tapes of the conversations between mission control and the Apollo 11 astronauts....
2019-07-22 18:00

Dockless bikes dumped: Firms told to help retrieve them from canals A charity says it is spending "time and effort" removing dockless bikes from canals around Britain - partly because some of the firms hiring them out do nothing to help....
2019-07-22 18:00

Bunge and BP team up for Brazil sugar and ethanol venture U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to create the world's third-largest sugarcane processor....
2019-07-22 18:00

‘They’re rich and ready’: House Democrats outpace GOP in fundraising by nearly $20 million Most moderate Democratic freshmen will have the resources to try to counter the GOP message — money they will need with Trump at the top of the ticket....
2019-07-22 18:00

Secret donors and Trump allies: Inside the operation to push noncitizen voting laws in Florida and other states A proposed constitutional amendment headed for the 2020 ballot in Florida is being backed by activists with ties to the president’s political operation....
2019-07-22 18:00

The Health 202: This family planning group says it will still reject federal money over abortion referral rule 'We’re done. We’re going to withdraw from the program and rely on local resources for as long as we can,' Maine Family Planning CEO George Hill said....
2019-07-22 18:00

Democrat Wendy Davis announces challenge to freshman Rep. Chip Roy in Texas district Davis garnered national attention in 2013 for a 13-hour-long filibuster in the Texas state Senate on legislation that included restrictive abortion regulations....
2019-07-22 18:00

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Trump’s racist attacks: ‘Every day, it’s a trap’ The Democratic presidential candidate is seeking to position herself as both a “proven progressive” and a “pragmatist” who can take on Trump in 2020....
2019-07-22 18:00

Video of uncontacted Amazon tribe highlights threats of illegal loggers Clip shows a bare-chested man with a spear, who is believed to belong to the Awá people, the world’s most threatened tribeRemarkable close-up footage that appears to show an uncontacted tribesman in the Amazon rainforest has been released by an indig...
2019-07-22 18:00

Peter Iredale obituary My father, Peter Iredale, who has died aged 87, was the last director of the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Harwell laboratory in Oxfordshire, a pioneering institute that housed Europe’s first nuclear reactor.Having joined Harwell in the late 1950s as ...
2019-07-22 18:00

Stocks Surge on China's New Nasdaq-Like Market The country’s new market for homegrown technology companies opened with a bang, with stocks doubling, tripling or more than quadrupling in value on its first day....
2019-07-22 18:00

Qualcomm Needs a House Divided In seeking to overturn a federal judge’s ruling in a case brought by the Federal Trade Commission, Qualcomm has marshaled the support of other branches of the federal government. Winning that stay has become rather important for the chip maker....
2019-07-22 18:00

U.S. Shale Producers Benefit as Oil Disruptions Plague Middle East Oil supply disruptions in hot spots around the world are putting pressure on the cost of buying and shipping crude. But the turmoil is benefiting U.S. shale producers, whose oil fields and tankers are partly filling the void....
2019-07-22 18:00

Trade's Derailment Sends Ominous Sign The railroad business has plenty of nontrade related issues, but tariffs aren’t helping matters. Given their broad range of clients, CSX’s and Union Pacific’s challenges could portend broader U.S. corporate weakness....
2019-07-22 18:00

BP Boosts Its Biofuels Business with Brazilian Joint Venture Energy giant BP is doubling down on biofuels with a joint venture with agricultural trader Bunge in Brazil, betting that the global movement to reduce carbon emissions will boost demand for low-carbon fuels....
2019-07-22 18:00

Budweiser's Australian Beer Sale Leaves Little Bitterness Budweiser’s parent Anheuser-Busch has sold one of its most lucrative subsidiaries in its effort to reduce a $103 billion debt pile. But the prospect of a higher valuation for the remaining Asian business and less exposure to the volatile Aussie dolla...
2019-07-22 18:00

Oil Prices Rise Amid Tensions in Persian Gulf Crude prices climbed as investors reacted to the latest escalation in tensions between Iran and the West, though ample global oil supply could keep crude prices in check...
2019-07-22 18:00

Fast-growing web of doorbell cams raises privacy fears The woodsy community of Wolcott, Connecticut, doesn’t see a lot of crime. But when the police chief heard about an opportunity to distribute doorbell cameras to some homes, he didn’t hesitate. The police who keep watch over the town of 16,000 raffled...
2019-07-22 18:00

We Regret To Inform You That The Oilers Made A Good Trade Historically, when the Edmonton Oilers and “one for one” appear in the same sentence, bad things happen. Apocalyptic, hysterical, team-crippling things. Punchlines with years and years of mileage. This isn’t that. Peter Chiarelli is gone, and now, mi...
2019-07-22 18:00

Jon Jones Says No One Told Him He Was Charged With Battery UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones fought against Thiago Santos on July 6 while a bench warrant was out in New Mexico for his arrest on a charge of battery. That’s according to court docs first uncovered by Albuquerque’s KRQE, which show that J...
2019-07-22 18:00

Report: Dan Le Batard Chose To Stay Off Radio Today After Talks With ESPN President ESPN personality Dan Le Batard is not hosting his daily radio show this morning, a decision that he reportedly made after having spent the weekend talking to ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro about the network’s policy against talking politics. The reasoni...
2019-07-22 18:00

Gareth Bale's Unbearably Bleak Situation At Real Madrid Is Close To Its End A prolonged transfer saga can either be endlessly entertaining or relentlessly dreary, depending on your point of view. The Gareth Bale transfer saga was somehow straddling the line between both extremes, but has taken a decidedly taken a gloomy turn...
2019-07-22 18:00

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside: Britons on the beach – in pictures From Victorian days out to 21st-century staycations, our coastal resorts are an enduring attraction. These images are from the exhibition Seaside: Photographed, which is at Turner Contemporary, Margate, until 8 September and tours to three other venu...
2019-07-22 17:45

‘My oestrogen levels were all over the place’: when men have ‘sympathy pregnancies’ From morning sickness to a swollen belly, some expectant fathers say they share their partners’ symptoms. But how is that possible?Kirsten, 22, knew something strange was happening at about eight weeks into her pregnancy. The classic first trimester ...
2019-07-22 17:45

Hip-hop horseman: Fab 5 Freddy gallops through Renaissance art The rapper and graffiti art legend is taking a ride through Florence and its masterpieces. He talks about their enlightened depictions of black people – and reveals who was the Renaissance TupacThere’s something of the Renaissance man about Fred Brat...
2019-07-22 17:45

20 best tomato recipes: part 1 A classic pan con tomate, crispy tomato fritters and Chinese stir-fried eggs – simple dishes with summer’s finest ingredientThis is a quiche but the true stars here are the slow-roasted tomatoes. The custard is only there to gently wrap its arms arou...
2019-07-22 17:45

Six months on, Juan Guaidó supporters hang on to fading hope in Venezuela Fresh protests to mark half a year after he declared himself interim leader, but Nicolás Maduro remains in powerSol Castro Sánchez was a picture of elation as she took to the streets of Caracas in the days after Juan Guaidó launched his dramatic bid ...
2019-07-22 17:45

How we met: ‘He had a reputation for playing the field. He sounded really dodgy’ Amanda Woodard, 56, is a journalist and Clive Hopkins, 60, is a screenwriter and teacher. They have been together for 23 years and live in SydneyAmanda and Clive had been hearing about each other for about 10 years before they met. “We had mutual fri...
2019-07-22 17:45

China reportedly signs secret deal to station troops in Cambodia Wall Street Journal says US officials have seen pact but Cambodian PM denies moveChina has signed a secret deal to allow its military troops to be stationed at a naval base in Cambodia, according to reports.The Wall Street Journal, citing US official...
2019-07-22 17:45

Boris Johnson: 'can-do spirit' can solve problem of Irish border Favourite to be PM compares Brexit to mission to put astronauts on moon in 1969Boris Johnson has put his faith in optimism to find technological solutions to prevent a hard Irish border if he becomes prime minister, as the DUP impressed on him the ne...
2019-07-22 17:45

Ukraine election: early results indicate big win for president's party Volodymyr Zelenskiy expected to command outright majority with 42% of the voteUkraine’s comedian-turned-president is on course for full domination of the country’s political scene after early results from Sunday’s parliamentary elections indicated hi...
2019-07-22 17:45

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission lifts off a week after aborted launch With first mission to land on lunar south pole, India aims to join club comprising Russia, US and ChinaIndia’s mission to the moon has blasted into space one week after a technical glitch forced scientists to abruptly halt its scheduled launch.Thousa...
2019-07-22 17:45

Unhatched birds can warn others of danger by vibrating shells Study finds developing chicks communicate with siblings when they hearalarm callsBaby seabirds that have not yet hatched communicate with their siblings in neighbouring eggs by vibrating their shells, scientists have discovered.A study of yellow-legg...
2019-07-22 17:45

Huawei helped North Korea build wireless network – US reports Chinese firm was blacklisted by Donald Trump over national security concernsHuawei Technologies, the Chinese company put on a US blacklist because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless n...
2019-07-22 17:45

Volvo recalls more than 500,000 cars worldwide over fire risk Almost 70,000 vehicles in the UK are affected by problem with plastic part in engineMore than 500,000 Volvo cars are being recalled worldwide, including 70,000 in the UK, because of a fire risk in the engine.The manufacturer said a plastic part in th...
2019-07-22 17:45

Iran claims to have arrested 17 CIA spies Tehran says some of the Iranians allegedly spying for US have been sentenced to deathSeventeen Iranian nationals allegedly recruited by the CIA to spy on Iran’s nuclear and military sites have been arrested, Tehran said on Monday, adding that some of...
2019-07-22 17:45

Jo Swinson elected Lib Dem leader with big majority over Ed Davey - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 4.25pm BST Brinton reads out the resultsEd Davey: 28,021 4.23pm BST She says Cable has campaigned tirelessly for the Lib Dems’ recovery.The Lib Dems won more than 700 council seats t...
2019-07-22 17:45

Equifax to pay $700m over breach that exposed data of 150m people Credit agency exposed social security numbers and other dataSettlement to provide up to $425m in relief to consumersEquifax will pay up to $700m to settle with the US and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed social security numbers and other p...
2019-07-22 17:45

Legendary Manhattan district attorney Robert Morgenthau dies aged 99 Morgenthau spent more than 30 years jailing criminals, from mob kingpins and drug-dealing killers to a tax-dodging Harvard deanFormer Manhattan district attorney Robert Morgenthau, who spent more than three decades jailing criminals from mob kingpins...
2019-07-22 17:45

Kirill Serebrennikov, director detained in Moscow: 'Complexity is resistance' Once the toast of Russia’s avant garde, Serebennikov now faces a 10-year jail sentence. As his powerful, sexually charged play Outside is staged in Avignon, he vows he won’t be silencedOn the stage of a small theatre outside Avignon, a man paces arou...
2019-07-22 17:45

Good for a laugh: canned laughter makes jokes seem funnier Research finds recording of spontaneous laughter is more effective than controlled oneIn research that will ensure the sitcoms of the future are as painful as those broadcast today, scientists have found that canned laughter makes bad jokes seem funn...
2019-07-22 17:45

I am a woman in my 60s – that doesn’t make me a granny | Rose Rouse The media too often uses the term as a lazy shorthand for women of a certain age – it’s ageist, negative and unfairI am a 66-year-old woman and I am many things: a writer, poet, editor, dancer, gardener – but one thing I am not, is a grandmother. Des...
2019-07-22 17:45

America's red scare is back. And it's racially tinged | Kate Aronoff Condemnation of Democratic congresswomen is xenophobic, dangerous and flat-out falseThe Republican party has come out swinging against socialism – a strategy sure to be a mainstay of its 2020 campaigns. “Our opposition to our socialist colleagues,” t...
2019-07-22 17:45

People just do nothing: is the Dutch concept of niksen the best way to relax? The stress-busting technique is increasingly popular. But, as one writer discovered, doing nothing is harder than it looksDoing nothing is exhausting: mindfulness involves keeping a running tally of every single passing thought and sensation, while t...
2019-07-22 17:45

Why childhood sweethearts no longer measure up – and six other ways dating has changed A new study has found that online dating is now the dominant way heterosexual people find romantic partners. What else can we learn?For future generations, the question: “How did you and Grandad meet?”, will be answered with: “Tinder, obviously.” Wit...
2019-07-22 17:45

What a state: how Veep went from clever to crude After Armando Iannucci’s exit, the Julia Louis-Dreyfus-starring comedy took a turn for the worseIn 2012, with Obama a shoo-in for a second term and the era of concentration camps on American soil safely behind us, the time was ripe for a sitcom about...
2019-07-22 17:45

Seagull carries away dog from garden in Devon Owner appeals for information after Gizmo the chihuahua was taken from house in PaigntonA dog owner has asked for help to be reunited with her miniature chihuahua after a seagull took it from a garden in Devon.Becca Hill, 24, from Paignton, has appea...
2019-07-22 17:45

French submarine found 50 years after disappearance La Minerve, which vanished in 1968 with 52 sailors on board, discovered off ToulonThe French navy has located one of its submarines that disappeared more than 50 years ago with 52 crew on board.La Minerve was discovered on the seabed in the Mediterra...
2019-07-22 17:45

Google pays $11m to jobseekers who alleged age discrimination Tech firm settles class-action lawsuit but denies it is unfair to older applicantsGoogle has settled a lawsuit alleging age discrimination in its hiring practices, paying $11m to more than 200 jobseekers who were over 40 when they applied to join the...
2019-07-22 17:45

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic co...
2019-07-22 17:45

Puerto Rico protesters to block highway as governor remains defiant Mass demonstrations resume in the US island territory demanding Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation following abusive text messagesPuerto Rico is braced for more massive protests as the US territory’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló, clings to power despite re...
2019-07-22 17:45

Senators say they regret calling for Al Franken's resignation Seven current and former members say case was mishandledFranken, 68, ‘absolutely’ regrets resigning over groping claimsSeven current and former US senators who called for the resignation of Al Franken in 2017 have said their actions were wrong.The di...
2019-07-22 17:45

'It's a crisis': Facebook kitchen staff work multiple jobs to get by Workers have spent months negotiating with the food services contractor employed by Facebook over wages and hoursNate Percastre makes $23 an hour working as a line cook at the cafeteria of Facebook’s San Francisco office, a job he loves and looks for...
2019-07-22 17:45

Trump attacks the Squad as 'very racist group of troublemakers' – live Trump persists with attack on Democratic congresswomenHouse intelligence chair warns of 2020 election meddlingSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.19pm BST The same fight has rippled out to sports broadcaster ESPN, where host Dan L...
2019-07-22 17:45

UK must look after its own ships in the Gulf, says Pompeo US secretary of state’s comment reflects tensions with UK over Iran nuclear dealThe UK must be responsible for the safety of its own ships in the Gulf, the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has said.His remarks reflect unresolved tensions between B...
2019-07-22 17:45

Ukraine's security service says not putting pressure on ArcelorMittal Ukraine's security service's acting chief Ivan Bakanov said on Monday that a search at ArcelorMittal's mill in Kryvyi Rih was not an attempt to put pressure on the company....
2019-07-22 17:45

EU official sees little movement in talks with US on cutting industrial tariffs The European Union has seen little movement thus far in talks with the United States about reducing industrial tariffs, a top EU official said on Monday before meetings with U.S. officials....
2019-07-22 17:45

BP says biofuel to add to rather than replace gasoline in Brazil BP does not expect supply from additional biofuel capacity in Brazil - where it is combining its unit with U.S. grain trader Bunge's - to replace diesel and gasoline demand, BP's head of Alternative Energy, Dev Sanyal, told Reuters....
2019-07-22 17:45

Putin gives Russian citizenship to Novatek's finance chief, a U.S. national President Vladimir Putin handed Russian citizenship to gas producer Novatek's veteran finance chief Mark Gyetvay on Monday, a move that could potentially help the U.S. national bypass some sanctions restrictions....
2019-07-22 17:45

EU would respond to U.S. tariffs on cars - EU official The European Union would respond with tariffs of its own if the Trump administration imposed tariffs on European car imports, a senior EU trade official said on Monday....
2019-07-22 17:45

UPDATE 3-Halliburton profit beats as company cuts cost; shares surge Halliburton Co on Monday beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit as its Completions and Production unit outperformed expectations, pushing its shares up 6.8 percent in early trading....
2019-07-22 17:45

CORRECTED-PRECIOUS-Gold steady as big rate cut bets fade, analysts eye further upside Gold steadied on Monday, having slid 1% in the previous session on lowered expectations of a big interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve, but the metal's overall momentum remained supported by global geopolitical uncertainties....
2019-07-22 17:45

Microsoft settles U.S. charges it violated anti-bribery law, accepts criminal fine--SEC Microsoft Corp agreed to pay more than $25 million, including an $8.75 million criminal fine imposed on its Microsoft Hungary unit, to settle U.S. charges it violated a federal anti-bribery law, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Mon...
2019-07-22 17:45

UPDATE 1-Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 22 (Reuters) - C ongo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of control over the response to the Ebola outbreak....
2019-07-22 17:45

UPDATE 1-Toshiba Memory sees 'good chance' of M&A in push for data centre business Japan's Toshiba Memory said there was a "good chance" of acquisitions as it pushes to increase its share of the market for advanced storage products used in data centres....
2019-07-22 17:45

UPDATE 2-Fitch cuts outlook to "negative" for Boeing on 737 MAX problems Fitch Ratings lowered its outlook for Boeing Co to "negative" from "stable" on Monday, citing regulatory uncertainty around the timing of its 737 MAX jets' return to service....
2019-07-22 17:45

Occidental Petroleum opposes Icahn's slate of board nominees Occidental Petroleum Corp on Monday criticized activist investor Carl Icahn's efforts to oust and replace four of its directors, saying his slate of nominees were inadequate for the post....
2019-07-22 17:45

UPDATE 1-Iran's ability to influence oil market is limited - U.S.'s Perry The rise in new suppliers of oil and gas has reduced the ability of Iran to influence global oil markets, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Monday....
2019-07-22 17:45

UPDATE 1-Microsoft to pay criminal fine to settle U.S. anti-bribery charges Microsoft Corp agreed to pay about $25.3 million, including an $8.75 million criminal fine, to settle U.S. charges it violated a federal anti-bribery law by making improper payments to government officials in Hungary and other countries....
2019-07-22 17:45

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX tepid on smaller U.S. rate-cut bets, oil price jump caps losses Latin American currencies were subdued on Monday in line with the broader emerging markets as expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve waned following an easing in China-U.S. trade tensions, but a jump in oil prices...
2019-07-22 17:45

UPDATE 3-Equifax to pay $700 mln over 2017 data breach, compensate consumers Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday....
2019-07-22 17:45

Proving you deserve $20,000 from the Equifax settlement will be nearly impossible Equifax will give consumers a range of options for monitoring their credit or making claims of fraud or data misuse, part of a $425 million restitution fund....
2019-07-22 17:45

Halliburton profit beats as company cuts cost; shares surge Halliburton Co on Monday beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit as its Completions and Production unit outperformed expectations, pushing its shares up 6.8 percent in early trading....
2019-07-22 17:45

Wall Street gains as earnings season gathers steam U.S. stocks rose on Monday, lifted by technology companies, as investors eyed fresh U.S.-China trade developments during a busy week of corporate earnings with results from marquee names including Facebook and Amazon on tap....
2019-07-22 17:45

Philadelphia Energy Solutions files for bankruptcy after refinery fire Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the company said on Monday, its second such filing in less than two years, after a fire last month prompted it to close the largest refinery on the U.S. East Coast....
2019-07-22 17:45

Microsoft to pay criminal fine to settle U.S. anti-bribery charges Microsoft Corp agreed to pay about $25.3 million, including an $8.75 million criminal fine, to settle U.S. charges it violated a federal anti-bribery law by making improper payments to government officials in Hungary and other countries....
2019-07-22 17:45

U.S. stocks gain ground on trade optimism; oil climbs U.S. stocks advanced on Monday at the start of a heavy earnings week, while European shares overall were little changed, as investors took heart from potential progress in U.S.-China trade talks and escalating geopolitical tensions sent oil prices hi...
2019-07-22 17:45

Equifax to pay $700 million over 2017 data breach, compensate consumers Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday....
2019-07-22 17:45

Fitch cuts outlook to 'negative' for Boeing on 737 MAX problems Fitch Ratings lowered its outlook for Boeing Co to "negative" from "stable" on Monday, citing regulatory uncertainty around the timing of its 737 MAX jets' return to service....
2019-07-22 17:45

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Ranking the league's newest offensive coordinators From long-time schemers to first-timers, the outlooks for the league's nine newest offensive coordinators with play-calling duties range from optimistic to nerve-wracking....
2019-07-22 17:45

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: The biggest offseason NFL storylines heading into training camp It was a long offseason, but with training camp opening and preseason games on the horizon, the NFL is back. Heath Cummings gets you up to speed on the biggest offseason storylines....
2019-07-22 17:45

Vivo Y90 Leaked Images Tip 4,030mAh Battery, Black and Gold Variants Alleged leaked images of the Vivo Y90 suggest that the entry-level phone will pack a 4,030mAh battery and will come in Black and Gold colour options....
2019-07-22 17:45

Chandrayaan-2 Successfully Launched Aboard GSLV-Mk III Rocket: ISRO At exactly 2.43pm IST, the Rs. 375 crore GSLV-Mk III rocket began its ascent into space from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota....
2019-07-22 17:45

Google Pixel 3a Matches Pixel 3, iPhone XR in Still Photography: DxOMark The Google Pixel 3a has scored an overall of 100 in DxOMark's camera review, which is just a point less than the overall scores of the Pixel 3 and iPhone XR....
2019-07-22 17:45

2020 iPhone Models May Sport 120Hz Displays, Tipster Claims Apple may add quick and ultra-smooth displays to its 2020 lineup of iPhone handsets, for which the company is said to currently be in discussion with Samsung and LG....
2019-07-22 17:45

Flipkart Revamps Seller Onboarding Process to Help MSMEs Flipkart on Monday announced it has revamped its seller onboarding process to ease the first-time e-commerce experience for medium and small businesses (MSMEs)....
2019-07-22 17:45

Italy Drafts 'No-Mobile-Phone Phobia' Law The bill seeks to treat so-called "no-mobile-phone phobia" (also known as "nomophobia") or the fear of not being able to get regular access to social networks or messaging apps....
2019-07-22 17:45

Asus ROG Phone 2 With 120Hz Display, Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC Unveiled Asus Phone 2 gaming phone has been unveiled with a 120Hz AMOLED display and a Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC. The Asus ROG Phone 2 will be launched in China tomorrow....
2019-07-22 17:45

Big Banks vs. Big Tech: Are internet giants poised to take over the financial system? The IMF report outlines three potential scenarios for the relationship between big tech and commercial banks; coexistence, complimentary and takeover....
2019-07-22 17:45

How a proposed conversion therapy ban and LGBTQ2 issues are mobilizing Canada’s Christian right “We trust you’ll agree that it is high time for the church in Canada to rise up, take its place and get fully engaged in the election process," said one leader of the One Accord movement....
2019-07-22 17:45

Daily on Healthcare: Psychiatrists to use Mueller report to argue Trump is mentally unfit Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-07-22 17:30

At $2,900, Is This 2004 Land Rover Discovery an Amazing Find? The joke about the Land Rover Discovery is that its name is extremely apropos since owners are always discovering new ways that it can break down. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Disco is said to run well, but let’s find out if its price is what tur...
2019-07-22 17:30

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Has a Solar Roof The sleek and sensuous 2020 Hyundai Sonata will have a hybrid version, which is better for the planet and your guilt. Hyundai seems like it wants to experiment with some new tech with it, too. This hybrid will come fitted a solar roof system. Now, wh...
2019-07-22 17:30

BMW's New CEO Is Doubling Down on the Strategy That Got the Last CEO Ousted Good luck with that BMW, good luck with that Mini, and wow, a Mitsubishi dealer is going to need a hell of a lot of luck with that. All that and more in the Morning Shift for July 22, 2019....
2019-07-22 17:30

BMW's Funny New Steering Wheel Might Solve One of the Many Problems with Self-Driving Cars The upcoming 2021 BMW iNext crossover isn’t just the future of BMW’s electric cars, it’s also meant to be the flagship for BMW’s self-driving system. Because of that, BMW claims it needs a funny-looking polygonal steering wheel....
2019-07-22 17:30

The Saleen S7 is Coming Back, Again, and That is Not a Complaint If there’s one thing Saleen seems to be really good at, it’s never quite giving up on their 19-year-old S7 design. The original year-2000 model S7 was brought back in 2016 with 1000 horsepower (one kilohorsepower?), and Saleen planned on building a m...
2019-07-22 17:30

Volunteers pack lunches for homeless teens, homebound seniors TUCSON – On Saturday nearly 100 Southwest Gas employees and their family members volunteered to pack food boxes for homeless teens and low-income seniors that are homebound. “This, in my opinion, is just one great example of how generous ...
2019-07-22 17:30

Father charged with murder for driving sons with autism off L.A. pier A father accused of driving his family off a California pier and killing his two severely autistic sons in order to cash in on their exorbitant life insurance policies was charged Wednesday with capital murder. Ali F. Elmezayen, 44, was charged with ...
2019-07-22 17:30

24-year-old U.S. woman and Australian boyfriend were on road trip in Canada when they were killed A manhunt is underway in Canada after a 24-year-old American woman and her Australian boyfriend were found dead earlier this week along a remote highway in British Columbia. The bodies of Chynna Noelle Deese, 24, and Lucas Robertson Fowler, 23, were ...
2019-07-22 17:30

Hotels pressured not to help ICE detain migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The U.S. gove...
2019-07-22 17:30

21-year-old Ohio woman accused of deliberately slamming car into family of 3, killing them A 21-year-old Ohio woman accused of intentionally driving the wrong way in traffic on St. Patrick’s Day — crashing into and killing a family of three — was indicted on murder charges Thursday, officials said. A grand jury indicted Abby Marie Mi...
2019-07-22 17:30

Pima County GOP files suit against sanctuary city initiative TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Pima County Republican Party has filed a lawsuit to try to keep the “sanctuary city” initiative off the November ballot. The Arizona Daily Star reports the suit was filed Friday. It challenges individual signatures and whethe...
2019-07-22 17:30

‘Damning’ facts, proof of ‘high crimes’ to be highlighted by Mueller testimony, top Dems say House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said Sunday that former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report “presents very substantial evidence” that President Donald Trump “is guilty of high crimes and misdemea...
2019-07-22 17:30

Hotels become immigration battleground DETROIT (AP) – There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. Th...
2019-07-22 17:30

Battle over education Arizona education vouchers grows PHOENIX (AP) – A Republican state representative and Arizona’s Democratic superintendent of public instruction are sparring over a backlog of pending applications from families for private school tuition vouchers. Rep. Mark Finchem of Oro...
2019-07-22 17:30

A chance of widespread rain tomorrow in Tucson TUCSON – Scattered to widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop Monday across Southern Arizona and in the Tucson metro. Stronger storms will be capable of producing in excess of 1″ of rainfall with frequent lightning a...
2019-07-22 17:30

How to check your area for registered sex offenders TUCSON — Pima County Sheriff’s deputies are reminding the community to stay vigilant when it comes to sex offenders. Officials said there are a little over 2,000 registered sex offenders in the county. If you’d like to see if there ...
2019-07-22 17:30

FC Tucson picks up road victory GREENSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson won the 2nd game of their 6-matchup roadstand 3-1 against Greenville Triumph SC.  Here’s highlights from our weekend sportscast:...
2019-07-22 17:30

Summer Heat b-ball tourney a success at Pueblo TUCSON – The Summer Heat basketball tourney helped raise hundreds of dollars for Pueblo High School athletics.  A number of former college athletes (and U of A standouts) suited up this weekend.  The “Phoenix Elite” took home the ti...
2019-07-22 17:30

FC Tucson’s Devyn Jambga on a hot streak GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson’s Devyn Jambga had two goals in his last game against Greenville. Here’s more:...
2019-07-22 17:30

Irishman dazzles home crowd en route to British Open title PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) – The silver claret jug is staying on the Emerald Isle after Shane Lowry captured the first British Open to be held in Northern Ireland since 1951. Record round for Irishman at British Open. Here's more: pic...
2019-07-22 17:30

Board of Supervisors to vote on new migrant shelter location TUCSON — The Pima County Board of Supervisors will meet 9 a.m. Monday to decide whether to lease the former Pima County Juvenile Center to Catholic Community Services for $100 dollars a year. If the board okays the lease, the former juvenile ja...
2019-07-22 17:30

Monsoon kicks into high gear today! TUCSON –  The monsoon ramps up this afternoon for all of Southern Arizona including Metro Tucson!  Today: Afternoon thunderstorms expected (50%). High: 103° Tonight: Storms die down, but a few showers possible (30%). Low: 78° Tomorrow: Isolate...
2019-07-22 17:30

McSally to hold office hours in Pima County TUCSON – Sen. Martha McSally’s staff is set to hold office hours throughout Pima County this week. The one-on-one meetings are for constituents and staff members to discuss any issues with a federal agency. Here is the schedule: MARANA Monday, July 2...
2019-07-22 17:30

Puerto Ricans gather for massive protest to expel governor SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of Puerto Rican flags fluttered in the morning breeze as demonstrators arrived from across the island Monday for what many expected to be one of the biggest protests ever seen in the U.S. territory, with irate i...
2019-07-22 17:30

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square mile (400 acres or 1.6 square kilometers.) U.S. For...
2019-07-22 17:30

Why Princess Beatrice's reported original 'yuppie' name was vetoed by Queen Elizabeth It took two weeks for Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson to announce Princess Beatrice's name, reportedly due to the Queen's rejection of their original choice...
2019-07-22 17:30

'Hot Zone' writer Richard Preston revisits Ebola virus in ominous 'Crisis in the Red Zone' "The Hot Zone" writer Richard Preston revisits the Ebola virus in the fantastic and ominous "Crisis in the Red Zone."        ...
2019-07-22 17:30

He pioneered a renaissance in Native American literature. Now, a peace prize Novelist, poet and essayist N. Scott Momaday has been selected for the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award peace prize.        ...
2019-07-22 17:30

What Technology Is Most Likely to Become Obsolete During Your Lifetime? Certain Boomer basements are little shrines to obsolescence, untidy stockrooms of the one-time cutting-edge: VCRs, corded telephones, immense beige PC monitors, etc. Way fewer Millennials will have basements to store trash in (‘home ownership’ itself...
2019-07-22 17:30

Anthony Mackie Teases Getting Suited Up as Captain America Superman: Red Son is getting the animated treatment. Get a first look at Zack Snyder’s new zombie movie. Caity Lotz will step behind the camera on the next season of Legends of Tomorrow. Plus, a creepy new Scary Stories poster, the return of Wynonna...
2019-07-22 17:30

Huawei Reportedly Helped North Korea Build Its 3G Wireless Network in Violation of Sanctions The U.S. government has imposed strict sanctions against doing business with the North Korean government. But Huawei, a giant telecom company at the center of a new Cold War between the U.S. and China, may have violated those sanctions by helping to ...
2019-07-22 17:30

5 Reasons It's Still Worth Paying for a Dropbox Subscription The cloud storage scene has changed a lot since Dropbox launched in 2007, propelled by the falling cost of storage, the rising speed of internet connections, and the proliferation of powerful mobile devices. There is no shortage of options for your s...
2019-07-22 17:30

Asus May Have Made the Most Powerful Android Phone Yet Last year’s ASUS ROG Phone felt like one of the first gaming phones that actually made sense. But for its second attempt, Asus has doubled down on everything: Between its big 6.6-inch screen, a new processor from Qualcomm, and an absolutely massive b...
2019-07-22 17:30

This RC Ducati Motorcycle Is Packing Some Surprisingly Clever Tech It’s not often you find some genuine innovation coming from a company whose products are targeted at kids. Toymakers tend to stick to minor feature upgrades or simple cosmetic improvements to make existing products feel new again. When it was announc...
2019-07-22 17:30

Equifax Is Said to Be Close to Reaching Deal in Huge ’17 Data Breach The agreement, which calls for the company to pay around $650 million, is meant to resolve federal and state inquiries and consumer claims over the exposure of data of at least 145 million people....
2019-07-22 17:30

With $1 Billion From Microsoft, an A.I. Lab Wants to Mimic the Brain OpenAI, now managed by start-up guru Sam Altman, wants to create a machine that can do anything the human brain can do. Skeptics wonder if it is possible....
2019-07-22 17:30

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever The agreement, which requires court approval, would end an array of state, federal and consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive information of more than 148 million people....
2019-07-22 17:30

Diane von Furstenberg’s dating advice: It’s ‘not cute to be needy’ The fashion designer discussed how to be single in the city — often said to have a shortage of men— as she lent her flagship Manhattan boutique to shoe designer Chloe Gosselin for a CG pop-up shop....
2019-07-22 17:15

Top-secret RAF station for sale: derelict Scottish site instrumental in the D-Day landings has planning permission to be converted into 26,000sq ft house The spot where scientists plotted to trick the Nazis over the D-Day landings is for sale with planning permission for a stunning 10-bedroom double villa....
2019-07-22 17:15

Two-year-old girl falls from second floor of Queens building A 2-year-old Queens girl fell from a second floor window that was left open during the heat wave, police and sources said Monday. The girl’s father had just finished giving her a bath in their apartment on 26th Ave near College Point Blvd at ab...
2019-07-22 17:15

Tessa Thompson's Valkyrie Is the First Openly LGBTQ Superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe When Thor: Ragnarok was released in theaters in November 2017, Tessa Thompson stole the show as the badass Valkyrie. However, criticisms arose when her rich backstory was scrapped and the fascinating character was relegated to a supporting character ...
2019-07-22 17:15

Angela Davis to be Inducted Into the National Women's Hall of Fame The National Women’s Hall of Fame prides itself on celebrating the achievements of transcendent women throughout the course of American history. And this fall, educator and activist Angela Davis will be recognized for both her courage and accomplishm...
2019-07-22 17:15

Can Unseasoned Food Cause 'the Itis'? Because Trump's Commerce Secretary Can't Stop Falling Asleep Oh shit, who knew that the itis was a real thing? I mean, of course, the black community has been arguing for centuries that falling asleep after a big meal is a medically induced happening, but it apparently has a real medical sounding name....
2019-07-22 17:15

India launches rocket to far side of moon - just days after aborted take-off India's space agency has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon just a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem....
2019-07-22 17:15

Stena Impero: How tensions reached this point and what happens next Tensions between the UK and Iran show no sign of easing thanks to the latest drama in the Gulf, which saw a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Tehran as it sailed through the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-07-22 17:15

Crew seen in first pictures from inside UK-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran The crew of a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf have been pictured inside the vessel for the first time since armed soldiers took control....
2019-07-22 17:15

Adam Peaty wins 100m breaststroke gold at world championships • Briton takes third gold, with teammate James Wilby second• Peaty had broken 57sec barrier for world record in semi-finalsAdam Peaty has won the 100m breaststroke world title for the third time with victory at the world championships in Gwangju, Sou...
2019-07-22 17:15

Pre-season quiz: Lonergan? Spong? Who have these players turned out for? Can you name the club from the players who have made a rare appearance in a pre-season match? Andy LonerganManchester UnitedLiverpoolManchester CityEvertonDujon SterlingManchester CityLiverpoolArsenalChelseaTyreece John-JulesChelseaTottenham HotspurM...
2019-07-22 17:15

Southampton continue to invest in youth after Gao Jisheng’s reshuffle The Chinese businessman has remained in the background since purchasing 80% of the club but the club has recruited shrewdly from across EuropeWhen Gao Jisheng bought 80% of Southampton for £210m in August 2017 the club’s executives did not know what ...
2019-07-22 17:15

De Gea keen on Manchester United captaincy as he closes on new deal • Goalkeeper says he would be ‘really happy’ to be captain• Mata hopes ‘good influence’ Pogba will stay at UnitedDavid de Gea has said he would love to be named Manchester United captain as the goalkeeper prepares to extend his stay with the club.The...
2019-07-22 17:15

Manchester City accused of being ‘disrespectful’ by Chinese state media • Xinhua news agency says tour was ‘commercial obligation’• City played matches in Shanghai and NanjingManchester City have been accused of being “disrespectful” and “arrogant” by China’s state-run press agency after their appearance at the Asia Trop...
2019-07-22 17:15

How can we end the current impasse over transgender athletes? | Sean Ingle One side of the argument believes that women’s sport must be protected, the other that gender identification trumps everything. Debate is needed to find a fair solutionI can’t stop thinking about Feagaiga Stowers. Or rather a picture of the 18-year-o...
2019-07-22 17:15

Geraint Thomas insists he is ready for the challenge of the Alps • Welshman says there is no rivalry with Egan Bernal • Six riders have leader Julian Alaphilippe in sightsGeraint Thomas says he is “relishing the Alps” as the 2019 Tour de France heads across the Rhône valley towards a triptych of decisive mountain ...
2019-07-22 17:15

ESPN host Dan Le Batard skips show after attacking Trump's racist comments ESPN has introduced policy of not discussing politics on airLe Batard said president was ‘un-American’ after commentsESPN’s Dan Le Batard did not host his sports radio show on Monday morning, reportedly after talking to the broadcaster’s president, J...
2019-07-22 17:15

Hedging complacency adds to corporate FX risk, Citi finds Citi’s latest global corporate benchmarking survey shows that companies are worryingly complacent about their potential exposure to emerging market currencies and remain reliant on manual processes to manage risk....
2019-07-22 17:15

Man phones in fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant A 65-year-old Serbian man allegedly phoned in a fake bomb threat last week in the hope of keeping a flight attendant who refused a date with him in the country, according to media reports. The unidentified man confessed to the hoax, which caused Luft...
2019-07-22 17:15

Speedo-wearing man kicked in crotch by horse after ignoring signs He has to admit — the warning signs were there. A man enjoying a day at the beach on Assateague Island, off the coast of Maryland, had his fun cut short after attempting to pet one of the park’s wild horses, in spite of multiple signs war...
2019-07-22 17:15

The horrifying moment as Hong Kong reporter livestreams being attacked A man in a pink shirt and jeans is seen hitting out at people with a stick over the barrier of a train’s passenger gantry. In the next moment, he runs at the camera and starts hitting the person behind it. These were the moments faced on Sunday night...
2019-07-22 17:15

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close...
2019-07-22 17:15

Woman’s birth control implant in her arm ends up in her lung A woman was rushed to surgery after her contraceptive implant had moved from her arm to her lung. In a “very rare” incident, the 31-year-old from Portugal had gone to the hospital because of unusual bleeding from her vagina. She had used ...
2019-07-22 17:15

Florida ‘pill mills’ were ‘gas on the fire’ of opioid crisis FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme parks or beaches. Instead, they came for cheap and easy prescription painkillers sold at unscrupulous ...
2019-07-22 17:15

Company unveils $1,500 flamethrower that will attach to your drone Weapons of war, delivered straight to your door! Much to the the local fire department’s chagrin, flamethrowers are legal in most parts of the US — as evidenced by Elon Musk’s “Not-A-Flamethrower” flamethrower, along with the ...
2019-07-22 17:15

Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop was shot dead. Israeli troops were lingering after an overnight arrest raid in the northern West Bank...
2019-07-22 17:15

The Latest: Jailed British-Iranian woman returned to cell The husband of a British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran says his wife is back in a prison cell after been kept in solitary confinement and chained to a hospital bed in a mental health facility...
2019-07-22 17:15

Japan’s Abe pushes charter change despite election results Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called for public debate on revising Japan’s pacifist constitution, saying voters who handed his ruling bloc a majority in weekend parliamentary elections have given him a mandate...
2019-07-22 17:15

Congo’s health minister quits over Ebola response changes Congo’s Health Minister Oly Ilunga resigned from his post Monday to protest the president’s decision to take over management of the response to the Ebola outbreak...
2019-07-22 17:15

Dozens feared trapped in building on fire in Mumbai A big blaze has broken out in a nine-story building with offices of a state-run telephone company in Mumbai, India’s financial capital, and dozens of people are feared trapped...
2019-07-22 17:15

Forget all the Netflix doom and gloom – it’s Apple, Disney, and even HBO that should be worried now If you believe much of the commentary in recent days about Netflix’s unimpressive second-quarter results, you’d be forgiven for assuming the streaming giant’s House of Cards will soon come tumbling down. Netflix lost 126,000 subscri...
2019-07-22 17:15

Eight Kids Among Nine Dead After Truck Collides With Van In Uttar Pradesh Nine people, including eight children, were killed and 15 others were injured when a pickup van collided with a mini truck in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur district, the police said today....
2019-07-22 17:15

Rahul Is And Will Remain Captain Of Congress: Ashok Gehlot Denying any leadership crisis in the Congress, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday said that Rahul Gandhi is still the captain of the party and will remain so in future....
2019-07-22 17:15

What Is RTI Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It: 5 Points The Lok Sabha today passed a bill to amend the Right To Information (RTI) Act amid allegations from opposition parties that it was being diluted. The opposition -- which wants the amendment bill sent......
2019-07-22 17:15

Beyond Bullets And Bombs, Jammu And Kashmir Has A New Enemy: Drugs Jammu and Kashmir has been rocked by an increase in drug abuse and deaths. The challenge comes from across the border, where smuggling also funds terror. Drugs worth hundreds of crores have been......
2019-07-22 17:15

NASA Tweets Thumbs Up To ISRO After Chandrayaan 2 Launch Hours after India's high-profile moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, NASA congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch.......
2019-07-22 17:15

Amid Water Crisis, India Struggles With Monsoon Below "Normal" Baseline The weather department said today that it was set to cut estimates for average monsoon rainfall after decades of below-normal downpours, with climate change causing greater variations...
2019-07-22 17:15

Girl Found Dead In Madhya Pradesh School, Parents Reject Suicide Claim An 11-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself on the premises of her school hostel in Madhya Pradesh's Dindori district, police said today. Going by her suicide note, she wasn't......
2019-07-22 17:15

Teens go missing, body found near truck in Canada just days after couple murdered Two teens have been reported missing in British Columbia — and a man’s dead body was found just over a mile from their burning truck — stirring “growing concerns” in a region where only days earlier, a young couple was found m...
2019-07-22 16:15

Yale's Sonnenfeld: Changing the name of the 737 Max wouldn't fool anyone Jeff Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean for leadership studies at the Yale School of Management, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss how Boeing should handle the controversies surrounding the 737 Max ahead of the company's second-quarter earnings repor...
2019-07-22 16:15

When a woman's car broke down, these teens pushed it five miles to her home A late-night run to the donut shop turned into a roadside rescue for three teens living near Niagara Falls. It ended with them pushing a stranded stranger's car for hours and inspiring others on Facebook....
2019-07-22 16:15

Puerto Rico Protests: Live Updates Thousands of protesters are assembling for what is expected to be one of the largest protests the island has ever seen against Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló....
2019-07-22 16:15

'The signs are so glaring': Psychiatrists to use Mueller report to argue Trump unfitness A group of mental health experts who have concluded that President Trump is dangerous will argue in an online event Tuesday that the Mueller investigation shows the president is mentally unsound and shouldn't have war powers....
2019-07-22 16:15

B.C. police searching for 2 missing, investigating murders Police in northern British Columbia are searching for two young men whose vehicle was discovered in the same area where police say a body was found as well and about 300 miles and where an Australian and his American girlfriend were found murdered...
2019-07-22 16:15

Bayer sells Dr. Scholl’s foot care business to Boston firm German pharmaceutical and chemical company Bayer AG says U.S. investment firm Yellow Wood Partners will buy its Dr. Scholl’s foot care business for $585 million...
2019-07-22 16:15

Leaked documents reveal Huawei’s secret operations to build North Korea’s wireless network The company, which faces growing scrutiny and suspicion, worked with another Chinese firm to funnel equipment across the border for nearly a decade, internal documents say....
2019-07-22 16:15

Trump welcomes Pakistan’s troubled leader Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s meeting with the president will be a get-together of two celebrity gadflies turned rabble-rousing, nationalist politicians....
2019-07-22 16:15

Micro LED screens will be ready for thinner, brighter 2020 Apple Watch A brighter, more energy-efficient next-generation screen technology is reportedly ready to hit Apple's wearables next year, enabling longer run times.Read More...
2019-07-22 16:15

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI to develop AI technologies on Azure OpenAI and Microsoft will partner to develop AI technologies on the latter's Azure platform, and to commercialize some of those technologies over time.Read More...
2019-07-22 16:15

Millennials posting pet pictures on Instagram could be at risk of fraud and financial scams Spanish bank Santander, in a survey, criticized celebrities for setting a bad example by oversharing online, claiming they were putting "impressionable young followers" at risk....
2019-07-22 16:15

Africa could be about to benefit from dovish policy shifts in the US, experts predict Central bankers across Africa are paying special attention to the noises coming out of the U.S. Federal Reserve as they mull impending calls on monetary policy easing....
2019-07-22 16:15

London pilates teacher guilty of fraud 'to pay off drug debt' and fund Ibiza holidays A pilates teacher from north-west London has been sentenced for scamming her friend and client out of more than £35,000 to "clear her drug debt" and fund her luxury lifestyle....
2019-07-22 16:15

Carl Beech: Ex-nurse found guilty of inventing murderous VIP Westminster paedophile ring An ex-nurse accused of inventing a murderous Westminster VIP paedophile ring has been found guilty of 12 counts of perverting the course of justice and one of fraud....
2019-07-22 16:15

PM Modi To Embark On Two-Day Visit To Bhutan In August Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day official visit to Bhutan in August. The visit will reflect the importance New Delhi attaches to its ties with Bhutan and would reiterate the......
2019-07-22 15:45

Shashi Tharoor Misquotes Mirza Ghalib Poem, Javed Akhtar Had This To Say Shashi Tharoor today received some friendly advice from award-winning poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar, after admitting yesterday he had been misled over the date of Mirza Ghalib's birth anniversary and......
2019-07-22 15:45

"Walking The Talk" On Promises: Government Presents 50-Day Report Card Presenting a report card after completing 50 days in office, the government on Monday said it is already "walking the talk" on its promise of fast-paced development with "speed, skill and scale" being......
2019-07-22 15:45

Gunshots, Man Falls To Ground, Attacked With Sticks In UP Firing Videos Nearly a week after 10 people were shot dead in a dispute over land at Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh, two videos that have surfaced reveal the sheer horror of what went down on July 17 at a village just......
2019-07-22 15:45

Acharya Devvrat Takes Oath As New Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat was on Monday sworn in as the new governor of Gujarat.Mr Devvrat, 60, was administered the oath of office by Gujarat High Court's acting Chief Justice Anant S Dave at a function held......
2019-07-22 15:45

The Women (And Men) Who Fuelled India's Ambitious Moonshot, Chandrayaan 2 As Chandrayaan 2 blasted off on Monday, there was more than just rocket fuel that powered India's most ambitious and complex space mission. A team, led from the front by brilliant women and men, have......
2019-07-22 15:45

Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off; "Bounced Back With Flying Colours," Says ISRO The giant heavy-lift rocket carrying India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from its launch pad at Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota at 2:43 pm today. India's space scientists had a narrow......
2019-07-22 15:45

"Didn't Eat Biryani": HD Kumaraswamy On Photo With IMA Scam Mastermind In an apparent reference to a photograph with the prime accused in the multi-crore IMA Ponzi scam, Mansoor Khan, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy told Vidhana Soudha on Monday: "I did not eat......
2019-07-22 15:45

Pragya Thakur, Controversy Magnet, Gets Away With Godse Comment Even as Pragya Singh Thakur blundered into yet another controversy, she appears to have been let off lightly by the ruling BJP for her outrageous comments describing Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram......
2019-07-22 15:45

"Personal Win": Lawyers Who Fought Against Section 377 Come Out As Couple Earlier this year, the TIME magazine included two Indian women lawyers - Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju - in its list of 100 most influential people of 2019. The two lawyers had led a long fight......
2019-07-22 15:45

Shah Rukh Khan, Virat Kohli Cheer Chandrayaan 2 Launch Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the praise on Twitter for ISRO and the successful launch of Chandrayaan 2, India's most ambitious space mission yet, that plans to make the country only the fourth to......
2019-07-22 15:45

PM's Shout-Out To ISRO After Chandrayaan 2 Launch; He Watched From Office Prime Minister Narendra Modi watched the Chandrayaan 2 lift-off on a giant screen at his office in Delhi and was also seen clapping with scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)......
2019-07-22 15:45

"Mind-Boggling": ISRO Chief On Work That Went Into Chandrayaan 2 Launch Minutes after India successfully launched the Chandrayaan 2 at 2:43 pm today, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan thanked the engineers involved in the "mammoth task" of ensuring......
2019-07-22 15:45

Fire Breaks Out At MTNL Building In Mumbai's Bandra: Updates A massive fire broke out in a building in Mumbai's Bandra West today. The building houses state-run telecom company MTNL. Around 100 people are feared trapped on the terrace of the building and 14......
2019-07-22 15:45

Anand Mahindra Can "Breath Normally Again" As Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off The successful launch of India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 drew applause from across the world. In a tweet, businessman Anand Mahindra also congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation......
2019-07-22 15:45

RTI Amendment Bill Passed; Dilutes Transparency Law, Says Opposition The bill to amend the landmark transparency law, the Right to Information Act, was passed by the Lok Sabha today amid opposition allegations that it was being diluted. The opposition -- which has......
2019-07-22 15:45

'RoboFire' Joins Rescue Efforts In Mumbai Blaze A robot has joined the rescue efforts to douse a massive blaze at the Mahamayatal Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) building in Bandra, news agency ANI reported on Monday....
2019-07-22 15:45

Hong Kong: 36 injured as weapon-wielding mob attacks pro-democracy protesters, journalists At least 36 people were injured Sunday as pro-democracy protesters, journalists and bystanders were attacked by a mob of weapon-wielding masked assailants in white T-shirts....
2019-07-22 15:45

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innovative ever....
2019-07-22 15:45

Iran says 17 'spies' captured, to be executed for working for CIA Iran's Ministry of Intelligence said Monday it's dismantled an American spy ring and captured 17 Iranian citizens who'd been working as agents of the Central Intelligence Agency....
2019-07-22 15:45

British politician Alan Duncan resigns as London readies for new PM British Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan resigned Monday as it became more likely that political rival Boris Johnson would be chosen as the next prime minister this week....
2019-07-22 15:45

Shinzo Abe's party wins majority in Japan upper-house elections Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party won a clear majority of seats in Japan's upper-chamber House of Councillors Sunday, but it fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to keep a major campaign pledge to amend the c...
2019-07-22 15:45

Mob attacks demonstrators at Hong Kong train station Dozens were injured in Hong Kong early Monday after authorities said a mob of masked men used batons and bamboo rods to beat protesters at a train station....
2019-07-22 15:45

De Blasio blasts Con Edison as thousands remain without power Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted Con Edison Monday as roughly 19,000 customers remained without power — including 13,000 in Brooklyn. A half-day after Gov. Andrew Cuomo ripped the utility giant saying that it “should have been better prepared...
2019-07-22 15:45

Shane Lowry wins British Open on home soil Golfweek's Geoff Shackelford braves the elements at Royal Portrush to break down the thrilling victory from Irishman Shane Lowry at the British Open.        ...
2019-07-22 15:45

Equifax to pay up to $700M for 2017 data breach Credit reporting agency Equifax has agreed to pay at least $575 million over a data breach two years ago that affected nearly 150 million people, U.S. regulators said Monday....
2019-07-22 15:45

10 incredible deals from Madewell's huge summer sale Everybody loves Madewell but they almost never go on sale. This weekend though, you can get huge discounts during their big sale-on-sale event.       ...
2019-07-22 15:45

Not just FaceApp: 4 popular apps also taking your information Experts say FaceApp isn’t doing anything unusual by harvesting your personal data and there’s probably a bunch apps on your phone doing the same thing!       ...
2019-07-22 15:45

Why influencers don’t like Instagram’s new change Influencers can’t rely on metrics like follower counts and likes after Instagram’s test of hiding “likes” expanded to more markets.       ...
2019-07-22 15:45

Shares Soar on First Day of Trading for China’s Nasdaq Rival Executives from 25 tech companies gathered in Shanghai to celebrate the start of trading of China’s new stock board, which launched Monday morning. After a day of trading, it’s clear they had reason to celebrate; the companies listed on S...
2019-07-22 15:45

Equifax Will Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement WASHINGTON — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settle...
2019-07-22 15:45

Want To Make Your Kids Snack Less? Reduce Portion And Variety Of Snacks A new study has now addressed the issue of unhealthy snacking habits in kids, saying that giving kids a larger portion and variety of snacks may make them eat more and lead to more weight gain....
2019-07-22 15:45

13 Diet Tips For Pregnant Women To Follow This Monsoon Season Pregnant women in particular should choose foods carefully that are nutritious yet light on the stomach, as monsoon brings along several gastrointestinal disturbances....
2019-07-22 15:45

Indian Cooking Tips: 4 Red Rice Recipes To Try At Home Red rice is known for its distinct flavour and texture along with it's equally prized health benefits. We've got you interesting and delicious red rice recipes to add in your daily diet along with key......
2019-07-22 15:45

Oats For Healthy Weight Loss: 5 Creative Ways Of Cooking With Fibre-Rich Oats Weight Loss Diet: From weight loss to digestive health, oats are helpful in a number of ways. Here are some creative ways of adding them to your diet!...
2019-07-22 15:45

High Protein Diet: This Desi Moong Dal Soup Is Ideal For Weight Loss This Nippy Weather If made well, soups could ensure steady inflow of nutrients. Not just that, the right choice ingredients may even help you lose a kilo or two this nippy season....
2019-07-22 15:45

Iran Claims to Have Arrested and Executed U.S. Spies Tehran often makes similar unverified statements, but the latest announcement comes at a time of rare tension. President Trump said the claims had “zero truth.”...
2019-07-22 15:45

RPT-COLUMN-Rio Tinto's Mongolia copper problems highlight frontier country risks: Russell Looking for a long-term bullish signal for copper? Then look no further than Rio Tinto's struggles with the Oyu Tolgoi mine and expansion project in Mongolia....
2019-07-22 15:30

SNC-Lavalin expects lower results in 2019, withdraws outlook Construction and engineering firm SNC-Lavalin Group Inc on Monday withdrew its forecast for 2019 and said it expected significantly lower results, as it plans to explore options for its resources unit and exit contracts in which a fixed price is agre...
2019-07-22 15:30

UPDATE 2-India govt wants antitrust review of Big Four accountants -source The Indian government wants the country's antitrust body to assess whether the so-called "Big Four" auditing firms and their affiliates are hurting competition in any manner, a senior government official told reporters....
2019-07-22 15:30

Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network -Washington Post Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , the Chinese company put on a U.S. black list because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing sources an...
2019-07-22 15:30

UPDATE 1-SNC-Lavalin withdraws 2019 forecast, plans to sell resources unit Struggling construction and engineering firm SNC-Lavalin Group Inc on Monday withdrew its forecast for 2019, citing significantly lower results as it considers options for its resources unit and exits fixed-price contracts....
2019-07-22 15:30

Iran tanker seizure: UK holds emergency meeting The UK's COBRA emergency committee is discussing a response to Iran's seizure of a British tanker. After talks with France and Germany, the UK said safe navigation through the Strait of Hormuz was "a top priority."...
2019-07-22 15:30

India's moon mission blasts off after delay India's space agency has launched its second lunar mission, a week after an earlier effort had to be called off. Scientists hope to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole....
2019-07-22 15:30

Iran claims it dismantled CIA spy ring, sentencing some to death The Intelligence Ministry in Tehran said it had detained 17 agents it suspected of being US spies. An official said that the suspects were Iranian nationals recruited by US intelligence....
2019-07-22 15:30

Bretton Woods at 75: Has the system reached its limits? 75 years ago, the Bretton Woods conference laid the foundations for much of today's global economic order. But the system is facing a serious threat from growing nationalism and protectionism worldwide....
2019-07-22 15:30

The government or the people. Telecoms firms trapped in internet shutdowns Several African governments have ordered some form of internet restriction in recent years. The blackouts are a major risk, especially for telecoms, which can be considered complicit. And that could cost them....
2019-07-22 15:30

EU sets up fleet to combat forest fires Several European countries have been hit by forest fires over the past two years, in which more than 300 people have died. The EU is building up a fleet of fire-fighting aircraft which it hopes will prevent more fires....
2019-07-22 15:30

Galileo satellite navigation system back in action after partial outage Europe's satellite navigation system, Galileo, is fully functioning once again after just over a week of limited operations. During that time, the emergency alarm functions remained in service....
2019-07-22 15:30

Amy Winehouse: A tragic life that still resonates Amy Winehouse was an exceptional talent whose wild and too brief career was cut short eight years ago today. On July 23, 2011, the soul singer died of alcohol poisoning and became yet another member of the "27 Club."...
2019-07-22 15:30

Opinion: Ukraine is tired of yesterday Nowhere is democracy's huge and impressive potential more striking than in Ukraine. The parliamentary elections have confirmed a political shakeup, which offers a lot more than just new faces, says DW's Bernd Johann....
2019-07-22 15:30

Aussie swimmer snubs China's Sun Yang amid doping dispute Fellow athletes have offered support to Australian swimmer Mack Horton for his boycott of the podium ceremony of a Chinese rival. Olympic winner Sun Yang is accused of cheating after he smashed up his own doping samples....
2019-07-22 15:30

In Salzburg, 'Everyman' is an investment banker The 99th Salzburg Festival began with a repeat of the 2017 staging of Hugo von Hofmannsthal's mystery play "Jedermann." In it, Russian actress Valery Cheplanova is decked out as a vamp in a pants suit....
2019-07-22 15:30

German Left party's Berlin HQ evacuated over bomb threat The left-wing "Die Linke" political party evacuated their headquarters in Berlin on Monday, after receiving a bomb threat. The police said the situation was safe later on Monday....
2019-07-22 15:30

North Korea claims '99.98% turnout' in local elections Pyongyang called the purported turnout a sign of the "single-minded unity" of its people. Voters are only allowed to select "yes" or "no" to a single candidate already chosen by the ruling communist party....
2019-07-22 15:30

William Kentridge retrospective: Africa's largest modern art museum goes beyond identity politics South Africa's leading contemporary art museum is about to show one of the country's most beloved artists, William Kentridge. Should race still matter when it comes to art? DW's Sertan Sanderson reports from Cape Town....
2019-07-22 15:30

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a Tory lawmaker could pose a headache for the UK's next prime minister....
2019-07-22 15:30

French submarine that vanished in 1968 found in Mediterranean The Minerve disappeared without explanation, leaving families without answers for fifty years. France's Defense Ministry had announced a renewed push to find the vessel last year....
2019-07-22 15:30

Bundesliga: Mario Götze faces yet another crossroads with a move abroad a possibility Five years after his World Cup winner, Mario Götze faces another battle to reestablish himself. New faces at Borussia Dortmund mean a scrap for selection and with his contract expiring, Götze admits he may look abroad....
2019-07-22 15:30

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig loan Chelsea prospect Ethan Ampadu Another young British talent has swapped Premier League for Bundesliga, with Chelsea's Ethan Ampadu joining RB Leipzig on loan. But the Red Bulls are still waiting for an answer from Timo Werner. Keep up to date here....
2019-07-22 15:30

Robert Mueller 'has evidence Donald Trump is guilty of impeachable crimes' Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Donald Trump includes "very substantial evidence" that the US President is guilty of crimes, according to a top Democrat....
2019-07-22 15:30

Grenfell families' relationship with council is 'going backwards', says watchdog The relationship between the council and the community affected by the Grenfell Tower fire is "going backwards" in some respects, according to a watchdog....
2019-07-22 15:30

'Unacceptable behaviour' and 'neglectful management' fuelling Fraud Office failures The effectiveness of the Serious Fraud Office in fighting corporate crime is being undermined by "unacceptable behaviour" and "neglectful management", a watchdog warned today....
2019-07-22 15:30

Britain already at 'significant risk' of recession due to Brexit, leading economists warn Britain has been so hard hit by Brexit that there is a "significant risk" that it is already tipping into recession, leading economists warned today....
2019-07-22 15:30

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Why some think the Apollo 11 mission was fake Despite being heralded as one of the greatest human achievements ever, just half a century later 1 in 10 Americans still claim the 1969 moon landing was faked....
2019-07-22 15:30

Labour ex-premiers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown issue stark warnings about no deal Brexit Former prime ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown have issued a stark warning to the country's next leader about the potentially "catastrophic" dangers of a no-deal Brexit....
2019-07-22 15:30

| Government pleads for SA netball backing from corporates The Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture has urged sponsors to reward the South African netball team following their performance at the 2019 World Cup....
2019-07-22 15:30

| Herschel: Best Bok No 9 display in 12 years Rob Houwing feels Herschel Jantjies delivered the top Springbok showing by a scrumhalf since Fourie du Preez’s tormenting of England at RWC 2007 in Paris....
2019-07-22 15:30

Thought last week was hot? Here are the 50 hottest cities in America 24/7 Wall St. has identified the country's 50 hottest cities based on the average number of 90-plus degree days per year using climate data.       ...
2019-07-22 15:30

Equifax settlement 2019: How to protect yourself beyond a credit freeze Putting a deep freeze on your three major credit reports is a good way to block fraudsters from opening loans in your name. But it’s incomplete.       ...
2019-07-22 15:30

How to freeze your credit: It's free in all states after Equifax data security breach A freeze prevents lenders from pulling a person's credit report, essentially blocking fraudsters from opening a new account in that person's name.       ...
2019-07-22 15:30

Facebook has had numerous scandals. So why does user engagement keep growing? Despite Facebook’s numerous scandals, privacy lapses and service outages, user engagement has been on an upswing through the first half of 2019.       ...
2019-07-22 15:30

Traffic safety agency says its critics are wrong about its lack of toughness NHTSA is not doing a sufficient job at proactively protecting consumers from unsafe cars, safety advocates say.       ...
2019-07-22 15:30

Read this before installing extensions to your web browser Some extensions are actually useful shortcut tools, while others are snooping software that tracks your habits, without you having any say so about it.       ...
2019-07-22 15:30

Why are so many unable to cover a $400 emergency? About 20% of households have less than $400 in their checking and savings account, based on a Federal Reserve study. Others fear paying another bill.       ...
2019-07-22 15:30

How to stage your home to sell, even with kids and clutter underfoot While HGTV makes every home look immaculately clean, it's possible with a little DIY or hired help to make yours look similar — even if you have kids.       ...
2019-07-22 15:30

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in FTC settlement over security breach Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
2019-07-22 15:30

Delta says the next big battle between airlines will take place on the ground Delta says the next big area of competition in air travel is not in the passenger cabin but in the airport experience. Biometric screening at security, remodeling of terminals and the addition of tiered lounges are remaking the ground experience....
2019-07-22 15:30

Equifax to pay potentially as much as $700 million in data breach settlement Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement....
2019-07-22 15:30

Huawei suppliers like Qualcomm and Intel will meet at White House as they seek exemptions from ban Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will be in attendance, alongside representatives from tech companies Qualcomm, Broadcom, Intel and Micron....
2019-07-22 15:30

A New Set Of Pre-Cataclysm Challenges Is Live In Anthem Over the weekend BioWare’s loot shooter received a new set of challenges called “The Oncoming Storm.” The appear to be a precursor to the game’s big upcoming Cataclysm event which will introduce a new limited time mode, but players have already run i...
2019-07-22 15:30

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: My Ever-Expanding Video Game Pin C Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: My Ever-Expanding Video Game Pin Collection • Video Games Taught Me How To Fail • I Need To Bust Out Some Pen And Paper For Super Mario Maker 2 • Spacemon: A Pokemon TRPG: Frontier - C...
2019-07-22 15:30

Democrats to face off against a reluctant Mueller House Democrats are facing a daunting challenge this week — goading Robert Mueller into offering testimony that could irreparably damage Donald Trump’s presidency.In the three months since the conclusion of the former special counsel’s investigation,...
2019-07-22 15:30

Inside the preparations for Mueller’s history-making testimony Robert Mueller testified more than 60 times on Capitol Hill during his dozen years as FBI director, but none of those hearings packed anywhere near the amount of anticipation, partisan rancor, or political stakes as his appearance promises to on Wedn...
2019-07-22 15:30

Democrats weigh vengeance on Republicans over judges Republicans are steamrolling Democrats on judges. But the question of whether to be as cutthroat as the GOP is already splitting the party as the 2020 campaign ramps up. The left has been radicalized by the Republican offensive, with activists and s...
2019-07-22 15:30

Toshiba Memory sees 'good chance' of M&A in push for data center business Japan's Toshiba Memory said there was a "good chance" for acquisitions as it pushes to increase its share of the market for advanced storage products used in data centers....
2019-07-22 15:30

China's Tencent says to work with The Pokemon Co on new game China's Tencent Games said on Monday that its Timi Studio will work with The Pokemon Company, a firm partially owned by Japan's Nintendo, on developing a new game....
2019-07-22 15:30

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday: UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would depend on the parliamentary timetable....
2019-07-22 15:30

South Korea eases path for quality tests of chip suppliers amid Japan curbs: government South Korean chipmakers such as Samsung Electronics will allow their equipment to be used for conducting quality tests at their domestic suppliers as part of an arrangement brokered by the government to counter Japan's export curbs....
2019-07-22 15:30

China's ByteDance plans to set up data center in India China's ByteDance said it plans to open a data center in India, where it is facing concerns about consumer privacy and demands for a ban on its hugely popular video app TikTok....
2019-07-22 15:30

Frenzied debut of China's Nasdaq-style board adds $44 billion in market cap Trading on China's new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms hit fever pitch on Monday, with shares up as much as 520% in a wild debut that more than doubled the board's combined market capitalization and beat veteran investors' expectations....
2019-07-22 15:30

Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network: Washington Post Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], the Chinese company put on a U.S. black list because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing so...
2019-07-22 15:30

Microsoft to invest $1 billion in OpenAI Microsoft Corp said on Monday it was investing $1 billion in San Francisco-based OpenAI and that the two had formed a multi-year partnership to develop artificial intelligence supercomputing technologies on Microsoft's Azure cloud computing service....
2019-07-22 15:30

Tanguy Ndombele promises to 'deliver big' for Tottenham as Moussa Sissoko adopts the big brother role Tanguy Ndombele could not have made a more immediate impression in a Tottenham shirt and, if the £65million man has settled quickly, it is in no small part thanks to Moussa Sissoko....
2019-07-22 15:15

Harry Kane on Tanguy Ndombele's Tottenham debut and his goal targets after stunning strike against Juventus Harry Kane says Tottenham's record signing Tanguy Ndombele can be the key to unlocking stubborn Premier League defences after the Frenchman's perfect start against Juventus ....
2019-07-22 15:15

Lionel Messi has kickabout with London boy, 11, on beach in Antigua A youngster pictured enjoying a kickabout on a Caribbean beach with Lionel Messi and his children has been identified as an 11-year-old from north London....
2019-07-22 15:15

Chelsea hope N'Golo Kante will be fit for new season after injured star leaves pre-season tour early Chelsea hope sending N'Golo Kante home from their tour of Japan for treatment on his knee injury will give the midfielder a better chance of being fit for the new season....
2019-07-22 15:15

Hosszu wins fourth women's 200 medley world title Hungary's Katinka Hosszu continued her domination of the women's individual medley by winning the 200 meters event for the fourth time at the world championships in Gwangju on Monday....
2019-07-22 15:15

Ukrainian President's Party Set to Win Majority The new party of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was on course to win an outright majority in Parliament—better than expected and a first for any single party in the country’s history....
2019-07-22 15:15

India Launches Mission to Land a Rover on Moon's South Pole India’s latest lunar mission blasted off Monday as the country seeks to land a rover on the south pole of the moon and keep up in an increasingly competitive space race....
2019-07-22 15:15

Women Advance in Japan's Parliament Twenty-eight women were elected to the upper house of Japan’s Parliament on Sunday, tying the record set in the previous upper-house election three years ago. A record 28% of candidates were women....
2019-07-22 15:15

India sends unmanned mission to moon’s far side SRIHARIKOTA, India — India’s space agency says it has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the ...
2019-07-22 15:15

North Carolina man Lee Dingle dies of ‘freak accident’ with wave at beach A father of six died on a North Carolina beach when a huge wave broke his neck, his heartbroken family said. Lee Dingle, 37, was playing with three of his kids in the sea off Oak Island on Friday when tragedy struck, his wife explained. “An int...
2019-07-22 15:15

Iran arrested 17 nationals working with CIA to spy on nuclear, military sites Iran said Monday that it arrested 17 nationals working for the CIA to spy on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear and military sites – and that some have been sentenced to death, according to reports. Authorities “successfully dismantled a (CIA) spy ...
2019-07-22 15:15

Trump wants to meet with Chuck Schumer ‘ASAP’ to discuss senator’s border visit ​President Trump tweeted that he will meet with Sen. Chuck Schumer “ASAP” after the Senate minority leader called out the “inhumane” conditions he witnessed during a trip to the southern border last week. ​”Based on the ...
2019-07-22 15:15

Jared Kushner: 'We've turned the battleship, making serious progress' As the administration hits its 2 ½ year anniversary, a traditional point to shift to the reelection, top aides feel that President Trump has made good on his 2016 promise to turn back former President Barack Obama’s agenda and replace it with theirs....
2019-07-22 14:45

Scientists scramble to learn why monarch butterflies are dying so quickly Scientists across the country are scrambling to learn why monarch butterflies are disappearing at such an alarming rate as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service considers listing the butterfly as endangered....
2019-07-22 14:45

SOUTHCOM: Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' U.S. aircraft A Venezuelan fighter jet "aggressively shadowed" a U.S. Navy aircraft, endangering the safety of its crew and the completion of its mission, U.S. Southern Command said....
2019-07-22 14:45

Factbox: Which House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Eighty-nine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of late last week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-07-22 14:45

Explainer: Send him back? What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed....
2019-07-22 14:45

Exclusive: Air Force suspends fee payments to landlord Balfour Beatty following Reuters report The U.S. Air Force has suspended paying incentive fees at all 21 military housing bases operated by landlord Balfour Beatty Communities following a Reuters-CBS News report that the company falsified maintenance records at an Oklahoma base to help it ...
2019-07-22 14:45

Democratic candidate Warren sees U.S. economic downturn; urges quick steps Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday warned of "serious" signs that the U.S. economy could skid into a downturn either this year or next, as she proposed a series of steps to minimize the risk....
2019-07-22 14:45

Using smart watches to monitor your heart could do more harm than good Fitness trackers like the Apple Watch now allow you to detect heart conditions such as atrial fibrillation. That's not always a good thing, says doctor Margaret McCartney...
2019-07-22 14:45

Micron shares jump after Goldman upgrades the stock, gets more positive on memory chip industry Shares of Micron rose on Monday following an upgrade to buy from neutral from Goldman Sachs, citing a faster-than-expected deceleration in memory chip production....
2019-07-22 14:45

Morgan Stanley on Apple: 'Attractive setup into earnings' Morgan Stanley maintained its overweight rating on Apple's stock and hiked its price target to $247 from $231, heading into the tech giant's third-quarter earnings on July 30....
2019-07-22 14:45

Watch: Veteran pitcher Drew Smyly spins gem in Phillies debut Veteran pitcher Drew Smyly didn't need long to win the approval of Philadelphia Phillies fans, allowing only one run in his first start with the team....
2019-07-22 14:45

5 Monday Must-Reads President Trump and race. The man who would have been the first black astronaut. A Dutch summer rite: abandoning kids in the woods at night. And more....
2019-07-22 14:30

India Launches Moon Mission a Week After Aborting Over Technical Problem NEW DELHI — India successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon on Monday, a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the rocket lifte...
2019-07-22 14:30

On This Day: Marcel Cerdan was born in 1916 Daniel Herbert pays tribute to the charismatic, yet doomed Frenchman Marcel Cerdan The post On This Day: Marcel Cerdan was born in 1916 appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-22 14:30

Terri Harper sees off South African rival Denaby super-featherweight Terri Harper picks up an IBO title with an eighth-round stoppage of South African Nozipho Bell, writes Ashley Bell The post Terri Harper sees off South African rival appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-22 14:30

Mikael Lawal triumphs in latest instalment of Ultimate Boxxer Mikael Lawal wins cruiserweight tournament in dramatic fashion, knocking out Damian Chambers in just 94 seconds, writes Andy Whittle The post Mikael Lawal triumphs in latest instalment of Ultimate Boxxer appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-22 14:30

Whtye beats Rivas but is no nearer real world title shot Dillian Whyte impresses in a 12-round victory over Oscar Rivas but still has to wait a while to land his WBC heavyweight title shot, writes Ron Lewis The post Whtye beats Rivas but is no nearer real world title shot appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-22 14:30

Dadashev injury overshadows latest Lopez victory An injury to Maxim Dadashev served to put Teofimo Lopez's 12-round win against awkward Masayoshi Nakatani in perspective, writes Jack Hirsch The post Dadashev injury overshadows latest Lopez victory appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-22 14:30

Dinamo Bucharest coach Neagoe suffers heart attack "Dinamo Bucharest coach Eugen Neagoe suffered a heart attack during his club\u0027s match against Universitatea Craiova in the Romanian league on Sunday but later was stable in hospital."...
2019-07-22 14:30

Arsenal have improved £55m Zaha offer rejected - reports "Arsenal have returned to Crystal Palace with an improved £55million bid for Wilfried Zaha, but the two clubs are still some way off agreeing a deal, according to reports."...
2019-07-22 14:30

Euro Papers: Real Madrid using Bale bait to get Neymar "Reports in Spain claim Gareth Bale has two possible routes out of Real Madrid: China and Paris Saint-Germain. We dive into the second possible destination in Monday’s Euro Papers…"...
2019-07-22 14:30

Metro Bank confirms loan book sale talks Troubled high street lender Metro Bank has confirmed that it is in talks "regarding the potential sale of a loan portfolio" - after details emerged of a possible deal with a major US hedge fund....
2019-07-22 14:30

De La Rue ensnared by executive pensions row The beleaguered banknote printer De La Rue has become ensnared in the deepening row between the City and corporate Britain over the scale of pension contributions lavished on their bosses....
2019-07-22 14:30

Air passengers could see carbon charge added automatically Passengers could have a carbon offsetting charge automatically added to the cost of airline tickets under plans being considered by ministers aimed at cutting emissions....
2019-07-22 14:30

China Allows Hong Kong Protest Images to Circulate, Fanning Public Anger China allowed images of Hong Kong’s antigovernment protests to spread on social media, a change in tack that appears aimed at fanning public anger, as Beijing signaled support for a stronger crackdown by authorities in the city....
2019-07-22 14:15

British politician Elphicke charged with sexual assault A lawmaker in Britain's ruling Conservative party has been charged with three counts of sexual assault against two women, the Crown Prosecution Service said on Monday....
2019-07-22 14:15

London mall owned by Capital & Regional evacuated after fire Shopping center owner Capital & Regional Plc said on Monday The Mall, Walthamstow in London had been evacuated after a fire and firefighters were on site dealing with the incident....
2019-07-22 14:15

EU executive ready to work with new UK PM: spokeswoman The European Commission is ready to establish working relations with "any new prime minister of the United Kingdom", a spokeswoman said on Monday as Boris Johnson was expected to take over from Theresa May in London....
2019-07-22 14:15

UK minister quits before Johnson becomes PM, decries 'dark cloud' of Brexit A minister and longstanding critic of Boris Johnson quit on Monday, the latest resignation before the presumed new prime minister takes office with a "do or die" pledge to take Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal....
2019-07-22 14:15

Afghan forces kill seven civilians in attack on militants Afghan government forces mistakenly killed seven civilians, including children, in an attack on militants south of the capital, a provincial official said on Monday, the latest victims of a war undiminished by peace talks....
2019-07-22 14:15

Air strikes kill at least 20 in rebel-held city in Syria, rescuers say Air strikes on a popular market and residential neighborhoods killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens on Monday in an attack on one of the main opposition-held cities in northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said....
2019-07-22 14:15

South Africa's top court says public protector acted in bad faith South Africa's Constitutional Court ruled on Monday that an anti-corruption official who has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of serious misconduct had acted in bad faith when investigating an apartheid-era bank bailout....
2019-07-22 14:15

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas....
2019-07-22 14:15

Ukraine president on course for unprecedented majority after election win President Volodymyr Zelenskiy looked set on Monday to become Ukraine's first leader since the fall of communism to command a single party majority in parliament, in what would be an unprecedented mandate to deliver promised reforms....
2019-07-22 14:15

Hong Kong police criticized over failure to stop attacks on protesters Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack by what opposition politicians suspected were gang members at a train station on the weekend....
2019-07-22 14:15

All crew on British-flagged tanker are in good health: Iranian embassy in India All crew members aboard the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero, including Indian nationals, are in good health and still on the vessel, the Iran embassy in India said on Monday....
2019-07-22 14:15

Release tanker and crew immediately, Britain tells Iran Britain called on Iran on Monday to release a British-flagged tanker and its crew immediately, describing the seizure of the Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz as illegal....
2019-07-22 14:15

Kenyan finance minister arrested on graft charges Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich was arrested on Monday on suspicion of corruption related to the construction of two dams. Despite Kenya's notorious graft, it is unprecedented for a sitting minister to be arrested for corruption....
2019-07-22 14:15

At least 17 killed in bomb attack in Somalia capital At least 17 people were killed and 28 others wounded when a bomb went off outside a hotel near the international airport in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday, medical officials said....
2019-07-22 14:15

Libyan warplane makes emergency landing on road in southern Tunisia A Libyan warplane made an emergency landing on a road in the southern Tunisian town of Beni Khadash on Monday and its pilot has been detained, according to Tunisia's state news agency TAP....
2019-07-22 14:15

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Amano dies aged 72 U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Monday, the day he had been expected to announce he would step down early because of an illness that had visibly weakened him over the past year....
2019-07-22 14:15

Many feared trapped in major fire in India's financial capital A major fire broke out on Monday in a nine-storey government building in India's financial capital of Mumbai, with several people feared trapped, fire officials said....
2019-07-22 14:15

Pompeo dismisses Iran's announcement that it captured U.S. spies U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday dismissed Iran's announcement it had captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and sentenced some to death....
2019-07-22 14:15

Iran says it arrests CIA spies, Gulf tensions simmer Iran announced on Monday it had captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and sentenced some of them to death, deepening a crisis between the Islamic Republic and the West....
2019-07-22 14:15

Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand's new government, according to a document released before the formal announcement....
2019-07-22 14:15

Former Wimbledon champion McNamara dies at 64 after cancer battle "Australia\u0027s Peter McNamara, who won three doubles Grand Slam titles and became a prominent coach after hanging up his racquet, has died at the age of 64 after a quiet battle with cancer."...
2019-07-22 14:15

Hong Kong’s Leader Offers No Solutions After Night of Violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam failed Monday to allay public anger over violent attacks in the city overnight, condemning what she called “riotous” protesters who vandalized a Chinese government building before expressing “regret”...
2019-07-22 14:15

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The airstrike took place in the town of Maaret al-Numan...
2019-07-22 14:15

Iran Says it Plans to Execute 17 People Accused of Being CIA-Trained Spies Iran, locked in a worsening political standoff with Western powers, has handed down death sentences to several nationals accused of being part of a CIA-trained spy network uncovered earlier this year, an official said on Monday. Seventeen people were...
2019-07-22 14:15

UFO? Giant mirrored vessel soars across Massachusetts American artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken has unleashed a 100-foot-tall, mirrored hot air balloon that will fly across Massachusetts until July 28. As the silver behemoth catches air currents on its westward voyage, its surface will reflect everythin...
2019-07-22 14:15

Australian swimmer in podium protest against Chinese rival Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium with his longtime rival....
2019-07-22 14:15

Success in India's second attempt at launching Moon mission India is preparing to relaunch a mission to land a rover on the moon, in what would be a first for a nation that is trying to become a space superpower....
2019-07-22 14:15

Portrush passes British Open test and awaits swift return It took 68 years for the British Open to return to Royal Portrush and after a memorable week of golf, with Irishman Shane Lowry triumphing amid emotional scenes, it is hard to imagine anything but a swift return to the Northern Irish links course....
2019-07-22 14:15

Alzheimer's: Common gene explains why some drugs fail A new study helps to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in some people but not in others, and why some yet may succeed in animals but not in humans....
2019-07-22 14:15

Eden Hazard already gets Real Madrid: ‘When you play for this club, you need to win something’ The Belgian star, who commanded the highest transfer price ever paid by the storied Spanish power, gets his unveiling with the club during the International Champions Cup, which includes a Tuesday stop in the Washington area....
2019-07-22 14:15

Acacia investor Odey to back Barrick's final offer British hedge fund Odey Asset Management said on Monday it intends to vote, on behalf of its clients, in favour of Barrick Gold Corp's final offer to buy out its fellow shareholders in Acacia Mining....
2019-07-22 14:15

Toshiba Memory sees 'good chance' of M&A in push for data centre business Japan's Toshiba Memory said there was a "good chance" for acquisitions as it pushes to increase its share of the market for advanced storage products used in data centres....
2019-07-22 14:15