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2019-09-17 16:48

Fed rate cut is coming, but corporate insiders still doubt it's really necessary A Federal Reserve rate cut at the end of this week's two-day FOMC meeting is considered a "lock" by the market, but chief financial officers of major corporations still harbor doubts about whether lowering interest rates is necessary....
2019-09-17 16:45

Masa Son and Adam Neumann relationship not seen as reason for IPO delay: Sources CNBC's David Faber reports that trouble between WeWork and its largest shareholder was not the key reason for delaying an initial public offering....
2019-09-17 16:45

DIGGING DEEPER: Grandmother facing runaway rent finds new home TUCSON – The News 4 Tucson Digging Deeper team recently shined a light on the growing need of low-income and senior housing in southern Arizona. Last month, we told you about Lily Rose Krugly. She needed to leave her apartment by the end of the...
2019-09-17 16:45

AZDPS enhancing emergency alert system PHOENIX, Ariz. — The Arizona Department of Public Safety is enhancing the way it sends out emergency alerts. AZDPS sends out three types of alerts. Amber Alerts are for abducted children. Blue Alerts are for at-large suspects who have killed or...
2019-09-17 16:45

Arizona Supreme Court rules in favor of Phoenix business based on religious beliefs PHOENIX – Monday morning, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled in favor 4-3 that business owners can refuse service to same-sex couples based on their religious beliefs. It basically means business owners have the right to choose who they do busines...
2019-09-17 16:45

Sunnyside Little League honored at Arizona Diamondbacks game PHOENIX- The 11 and 12-year old players from Mission Manor Park who finished just short of making it to the Little League World Series got to be on the field with the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast:...
2019-09-17 16:45

Rural Metro responds to vehicle rescue on east side TUCSON – Rural Metro Fire responded to a call of a vehicle down an embankment Monday afternoon along Reddington Rd. According to RMF Battalion Chief John Walka, one person was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries after their v...
2019-09-17 16:45

One person seriously injured in crash on north side TUCSON – One person is in the hospital with serious injuries after a single-vehicle crash along Oracle Roa near Cresta Loma Drive Monday. According to Northwest Fire and Tucson Fire, one person required extrication and be transported to a hospi...
2019-09-17 16:45

Storms roll through Tucson for the last week of Summer TUCSON – Summer is officially over next Monday and Fall-like weather is in the forecast. But Mother Nature delivered numerous storms across the region on Monday. The areas hardest hit were west of the City of Tucson and major flash-flooding was...
2019-09-17 16:45

N4T Investigators: Tower concerns TUCSON – They are called “Integrated Fixed Towers,” “IFT’s” for short. They are 160-foot-tall surveillance towers. They have high-definition cameras, night vision, sensors and radar. They will send data to Border Patrol agents...
2019-09-17 16:45

Southern Arizona students testing out e-cigarette prevention program TUCSON-  A new test program based out of the University of Arizona is working to educate pre-teens about the dangers of vaping and addiction. The pilot program is aimed at fifth and sixth graders and includes 22 schools in Oregon and 22 schools in so...
2019-09-17 16:45

Fans are “lovin’ it” as QB Khalil Tate makes U of A history TUCSON – The U of A defense “beared down” against Texas Tech in the 28-14 victory.  However, QB Khalil Tate is getting the national buzz after hitting two career milestones.  Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast: ...
2019-09-17 16:45

Hundreds celebrate the life of Chris Duncan TUCSON – Chris Duncan was remembered this past weekend as a guy with a self-deprecating sense of humor.  Hundreds gathered at St. Thomas The Apostale Catholic Church for Duncan’s funeral last Saturday.  Duncan died on September 6 after a six-ye...
2019-09-17 16:45

How the GM strike could affect your next car purchase Nearly 50,000 members of the United Auto Workers Union walked out at General Motors overnight, a day after the union’s contract with the largest of the Detroit automakers expired. The walkout followed months of unsuccessful negotiations that appeared...
2019-09-17 16:45

Warm and mainly dry today TUCSON – Most stay dry today with only isolated showers and storms possible. Pretty quiet the rest of the week! Today: Mostly sunny with stray storms possible (10%). High: 96° Tonight: Mostly clear and comfortable. Low: 71° Tomorrow: Warm with...
2019-09-17 16:45

24-hour rainfall totals TUCSON – Here’s a list of the rainfall totals from the last 24 hours! ...PRECIPITATION TOTALS OVER PAST 24 HOURS... LOCATION 24-HOUR RAINFALL COCHISE COUNTY WEST TURKEY CREEK ...
2019-09-17 16:45

Disney ‘Bedtime Hotline’ is back – let Yoda, Mickey or Jasmine help your child to sleep Courtesy: Business Wire You can now add a pinch of magic to your child’s bedtime routine. From now until Sept. 30, your child can call up the “Disney Bedtime Hotline” and listen to a special goodnight message from seven of Disney’s beloved characters...
2019-09-17 16:45

‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle FILE – In this April 30, 2017 file photo, Alex Trebek speaks at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center in Pasadena, Calif. Longtime “Jeopardy” host Trebek had surgery for blood clots on the brain, but says he’ll be bac...
2019-09-17 16:45

Gold Medal flour recalled for possible E. coli contamination Courtesy: General Mills General Mills announced Monday it has voluntarily recalled 5-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour for E. coli after it was found while sampling the bags. The recall is centered on bags with a “better if us...
2019-09-17 16:45

Nigel Slater’s bavette with aubergines recipe Grilled steak and aubergines is quick and tastyCut 2 large aubergines, about 350g each in weight, into 1cm slices. Lay them on a roasting tray or baking sheet. Season. Peel and thinly slice 4 cloves of garlic, scatter over the aubergine slices then p...
2019-09-17 16:45

The insiders' guide to Japan's Rugby World Cup cities With the Rugby World Cup about to kick off, Olivia Lee asks locals from the nine cities hosting home nations matches for top places to eat and drink, and the must-see sights Continue reading......
2019-09-17 16:45

Truly, madly, steeply: a via ferrata tour of the Dolomites Northern Italy’s iron paths give hikers the chance to feel like mountaineers but without rope, anchors or knots. Our writer straps in for the high-altitude thrill of his lifeI am standing on an enormous limestone plateau almost 3km up, peering over t...
2019-09-17 16:45

'It's finding something new in the old': how fashion can confront the climate crisis Sustainable style can help spread an important message, say panelists at London fashion week after a weekend of protestsThe climate crisis was on the agenda again at London fashion week on Monday, with sustainability experts and activists taking part...
2019-09-17 16:45

Burberry: a fashion label or a barometer of Britishness? Riccardo Tisci’s third collection for UK’s luxury brand celebrates Victorian era’s boldness and fragilityThe Burberry check is the catwalk version of the union jack. This house is not just a fashion label, but a barometer for Britishness. From the st...
2019-09-17 16:45

Demna Gvasalia quits Vetements: 'I have accomplished my mission' In the middle of Spring 2020 presentations, influential designer announces he is leaving label he co-foundedFashion’s enfant terrible Demna Gvasalia quit his uber-hip streetwear brand Vetements, in a move that shocked the industry. Related: ‘I don’t ...
2019-09-17 16:45

Fall for tulle: how fashion's floatiest fabric rose to power Made famous by everyone’s favourite assassin, Villanelle, this versatile material has find its way from saccharine to subversiveGallery: the season’s best tulleRead more from the autumn/winter 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplem...
2019-09-17 16:45

How 'art world insider' became the look of the decade As culture has become more visual, clothes that speak of galleries, exhibitions and artist studios have found widespread appeal. These are style ideals that speak of purpose, plans – and the legacy of Pheobe PhiloRead more from the autumn/winter 2019...
2019-09-17 16:45

Neelam Gill: ‘Growing up I wished I looked like other girls’ The model on partying until 7am in her favourite Julien MacDonald dress – and how she takes inspiration from the style of Bollywood actressesI never would have been confident enough to wear this dress a few years ago. People think that, when you’re a...
2019-09-17 16:45

Spike Lee's hat trick: the story of his iconic Yankees baseball cap The filmmaker explains how he changed the history of headgear with a phone callRead more from the autumn/winter 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplementI always enjoy wearing baseball caps. I got my first when I was six or seven y...
2019-09-17 16:45

I have to fantasise about porn to climax with my boyfriend I am left with a feeling of disgust and lingering guilt, but I don’t know what else to doI’m a 20-year-old woman and my boyfriend is 21. We have been together for a year. While I didn’t masturbate until I was 16 and I watch pornography once every few...
2019-09-17 16:45

The rise of the proposal planner: ‘It’s not enough to get down on one knee any more’ You have found the man or woman of your dreams and are ready to pop the question. But where and how? Meet the professionals who can make the moment truly memorableWhen 36-year-old Justus Parmar decided to propose to his girlfriend, Elisia, he knew it...
2019-09-17 16:45

Guggenheim downgrades Home Depot, says business investment will prevent margin expansion Guggenheim downgraded shares of Home Depot to neutral as the firm expects the home improvement retailer's business investments to weigh on margins....
2019-09-17 16:45

Dean Burnett on why disruptive teens might have saved the human race The behaviour that defines teenagers might be annoying, but neuroscientist Dean Burnett says it could have been crucial for the survival of our species...
2019-09-17 16:45

Gartner Hype Cycle: 5 key emerging trends TechRepublic's Karen Roby talks with a Gartner analyst about tech trends, including advanced AI analytics, sensing immobility, and more. He also discusses deepfakes and low-Earth orbit satellites....
2019-09-17 16:45

James Gray on firing Brad Pitt into space "I'm sorry to get sententious on you," James Gray says around the midpoint of our interview. The director of "Ad Astra" is apologizing for keeping things highbrow, which is no reason to apologize at all....
2019-09-17 16:45

Charting the Community Cast's Post-Grad Careers It's been a decade since we first arrived at Greendale Community College. When Community, Dan Harmon's increasingly meta comedy about a group of oddballs at said community college......
2019-09-17 16:45

Joey King's Best Red Carpet Looks Over the Years Joey King's style is on point! The 20-year-old actress is nominated for her first Emmy, for her Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role of Gypsy Rose......
2019-09-17 16:45

Constance Wu Has Been Waiting For This Night to Show Off Her Jennifer Lopez Impersonation Constance Wu has dreamed of this moment for so long, oh-oh. Long before she joined forces with Jennifer Lopez for the strip club epic Hustlers, the actress was, well, impersonating her......
2019-09-17 16:45

Laverne Cox Wants Her 2019 Emmys Nomination to ''Lift Up'' Fellow Transgender Stars Laverne Cox continues to be a force for good in Hollywood. Even in the time where she should be celebrating her achievements (her third nomination), the Orange Is the New Black actress is......
2019-09-17 16:45

Mandy Moore Drops First Original Song in 10 Years: Listen to "When I Wasn't Watching" Mandy Moore is back! The 35-year-old actress dropped her new song "When I Wasn't Watching" and its corresponding music video on Tuesday. "It's a little......
2019-09-17 16:45

90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way Reveals What Happened When Jenny Met Sumit's Wife Oh, Jenny. Oh, Sumit. Oh, 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way. In the Monday, Sept. 16 episode of the TLC reality series, Jenny retold the story about how she found out Sumit was married. A......
2019-09-17 16:45

Tom Hiddleston Asked Chris Hemsworth to Hit Him in the Face And, Uh, It Didn't End Well Frozen peas need to assemble to Tom Hiddleston's face ASAP. Though you may know him best as Loki--brother to Chris Hemsworth's Thor, of course--in the Marvel franchise, the Brit......
2019-09-17 16:45

Here's How Mindy Kaling Pictures The Office Today It's been six years since the last episode of The Office aired. On Monday's episode of A Little Late With Lilly Singh, Mindy Kaling imagined what the show would look like......
2019-09-17 16:45

2019 People's Choice Awards' Most Nominated Stars, Shows & Movies: Games of Thrones, Ariana Grande & More! The E! People's Choice Awards are all about celebrating the best in movies, television, music and pop culture. So, it should come as no surprise that Game of Thrones, Ariana Grande and......
2019-09-17 16:45

Jimmy Kimmel's New Twist on the Comedy Central Roast Is Guaranteed to Brighten Your Day There's a new way to roast. On the heels of Comedy Central's roast of Alec Baldwin over the weekend, Jimmy Kimmel announced a new project down the pipeline for the channel.......
2019-09-17 16:45

Meet The Bachelor Season 24 Contestants: Will One of These Women Be the Winner? Will one of these women receive the final rose on The Bachelor season 24? ABC has yet to reveal who will be handing out the roses--that happens in the Tuesday, Sept. 17 episode of Bachelor in......
2019-09-17 16:45

Saved By the Bell Reboot Officially Happening on NBC's Peacock Streaming Service Are you ready to get Saved By the Bell again? You better be, because after lots of humming and hawing, a revival is finally happening as part of NBCUniversal's new streaming service......
2019-09-17 16:45

Ellen DeGeneres' Adorable New Dog Will Make You Fall in (Puppy) Love Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have a new family member! The TV star revealed the couple adopted a dog on Tuesday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The four-legged......
2019-09-17 16:45

Alex Trebek Says "Passing On" Doesn't "Frighten" Him As He Undergoes Chemotherapy Again Alex Trebek is facing a setback. Last month, the longtime Jeopardy! host announced he had completed treatment for his stage 4 pancreatic cancer. But, while speaking with Good Morning......
2019-09-17 16:45

A RHOC Joke Gone Wrong? Why Shannon Beador Is Consulting a Doctor After Kelly Dodd Incident The ladies of The Real Housewives of Orange County are on their first trip already and things are already off to a, well, dramatic start. In Villa 7, there's Kelly Dodd, Emily Simpson......
2019-09-17 16:45

Trump says Iran appears to be behind Saudi strike President Donald Trump says it appears that Iran was responsible for the attacks on key oil installations in Saudi Arabia, but he says he doesn't want war. (Sept. 16)        ...
2019-09-17 16:45

'A war zone': Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 8 others, levels building in Maine A firefighter was killed and eight others were injured when a powerful propane explosion destroyed a new building Monday in Farmington, Maine.        ...
2019-09-17 16:45

Petition urges Gates to not honor India PM Modi Bill and Melinda Gates aren’t backing down from honoring India Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite concerns about human rights abuses in the disputed Kashmir region (Sept. 19)        ...
2019-09-17 16:45

For 1 in 16 US women, first sexual intercourse experience was rape, study says The first experience with sexual intercourse for more than 3 million U.S. women was forced in their early teens, according to a new study.        ...
2019-09-17 16:45

Today in History for September 17th Highlights of this day in history: The Battle of Antietam sets a bloody record during America's Civil War; Work ends on U.S. Constitution; Israel and Egypt's leaders sign Camp David Accords; Singer Hank Williams born; 'MASH' premieres. (Sept. 17) &...
2019-09-17 16:45

AP series: Jamaica corals come back from the brink A dedicated band of Jamaicans are rescuing coral reefs, showing nature can heal. Introducing “What Can Be Saved?,” a new weekly AP series spotlighting heroic efforts to restore a world threatened by climate change. (Sept. 17)     ...
2019-09-17 16:45

Counterfeit pot vapes flood market amid illnesses Want to make a counterfeit cannabis vape that looks like the real thing? The easy availability of replica packaging helps explain an explosion in counterfeiting in California’s vape market that also could be linked to an emerging health crisis. (Sept...
2019-09-17 16:45

Trump: 'I think we're going to win' New Mexico President Donald Trump rallied his supporters in New Mexico on Monday and talked up his chances of turning the state red as part of his efforts to expand his grip on the Electoral College in next year's presidential election. (Sept. 17)   &...
2019-09-17 16:45

Warren: 'Donald Trump is corruption in the flesh' Facing thousands of cheering supporters in New York City, Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren on Monday decried President Donald Trump as "corruption in the flesh" and outlined her plans to root out corruption in government. (Sept. 17)...
2019-09-17 16:45

Officer dies, suspect arrested in Alabama shooting Authorities say a police officer has died after a shooting in west-central Alabama and a suspect is in custody. Alabama Media Group reports 40-year-old Tuscaloosa police officer Dornell Cousette was shot Monday night. (Sept. 17)    ...
2019-09-17 16:45

Netanyahu, Gantz vote in Israeli election Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election. It's the second showdown this year for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and challenger Benny Gantz. Netayahu is seeking a fifth term and faces a possible corruption indictment. (Sept. 17) &...
2019-09-17 16:45

Boy killed on San Francisco Bay boating trip, wealthy Mexican developer arrested Javier A. Burillo, 57, faces charges including vehicular manslaughter with a vessel and operating a boat while under the influence, police say.        ...
2019-09-17 16:45

AP Top Stories September 17 A Here's the latest for Tuesday September 17th: Israel holds election; Trump says it looks like Iran is behind Saudi Arabia attack; Elizabeth Warren campaigns in NYC, talks about corruption; GM-UAW strike talks.        ...
2019-09-17 16:45

ShowBiz Minute: Ocasek, SNL, Brinkley Rocker Ric Ocasek's cause of death revealed; "SNL" rescinds cast invitation to Shane Gillis over YouTube video; Hurt Christie Brinkley pulls out of "Dancing with the Stars." (Sept. 17)        ...
2019-09-17 16:45

Wisconsin brothers charged with operating counterfeit vaping cartridge operation Tyler and Jacob Huffhines ran an operation that cranked out 3,000 to 5,000 counterfeit vaping cartridges each day, authorities say.        ...
2019-09-17 16:45

Surfer avoids shark after alert from drone user Drone footage emerged on Tuesday of a large shark swimming very near a surfer off Werri Beach in New South Wales, Australia. (Sept. 17)        ...
2019-09-17 16:45

Taliban claim attacks at president's rally, Kabul The Taliban have claimed a deadly attack in northern Afghanistan that targeted President Ashraf Ghani's campaign rally, killing 24 people, and another attack, a Kabul explosion near the U.S. Embassy. (Sept. 17)        ...
2019-09-17 16:45

Julien Macdonald's sparkle and shimmer Welsh designer Julien Macdonald presents Julien x Gabriela - his latest collection at London Fashion Week - in collaboration with socialite Gabriela Gonzalez. (Sep. 17)        ...
2019-09-17 16:45

'Evil needs to pay': Missing Florida mom Casei Jones and her four children all found dead in Georgia Casei Jones, 32, and her four children, were found dead in Georgia and a warrant has been issued for Casei Jones' husband, Michael Wayne Jones Jr.        ...
2019-09-17 16:45

UPDATE 1-Sweden's Kinnevik to hand out Millicom stake to shareholders Investment company Kinnevik will hand out its 37.2% stake in telecoms operator Millicom to shareholders as it presses on with its strategy to increase its exposure to private Nordic companies....
2019-09-17 16:45

Baltic index falls on weaker rates across vessels The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, extended its losses for the ninth consecutive session on Tuesday due to lower demand across vessel segments....
2019-09-17 16:45

Mexico to keep fuel prices stable despite Saudi attacks - president Mexico's government will uphold its pledge to keep fuel prices stable and has supplies of gasoline secured despite attacks on Saudi oil sites, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday....
2019-09-17 16:45

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Saudi Aramco pursues IPO planning despite attack damage doubts Saudi Aramco is pressing on this week with banker meetings about its planned listing, three sources said, although some investors and analysts doubt it can now meet its timeline after the weekend attacks on its oil facilities....
2019-09-17 16:45

NBCUniversal names streaming service 'Peacock,' to launch in 2020 Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal will name its upcoming streaming service "Peacock," offering a broad slate of original content, including "Dr Death" starring Emmy and Golden Globe winner Alec Baldwin, the company said on Tuesday....
2019-09-17 16:45

GitLab raises $268 million in funding, may look at direct listing GitLab said on Tuesday it had raised $268 million in its latest round of funding, taking the valuation of the U.S. coding platform to $2.75 billion in its run-up to a stock market launch next year where it might opt for direct listing....
2019-09-17 16:45

UPDATE 1-Mexico to keep fuel prices stable despite Saudi attacks -president Mexico's government will uphold its pledge to keep fuel prices stable and has gasoline supplies secured despite attacks on Saudi oil sites, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday....
2019-09-17 16:45

UPDATE 2-Vitol and Mozambique's state oil firm form trading joint venture Global energy trader Vitol and Mozambique's state oil firm ENH have launched a trading joint venture called ENH Energy Trading, Vitol said on Tuesday, to focus on liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefied petroleum gas and condensate....
2019-09-17 16:45

Aquis poised for Brexit-led share trading move from London London-based exchange Aquis said its new share trading platform in Paris will operate from Nov. 1 if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, to accelerate a shift in markets from London to the bloc....
2019-09-17 16:45

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks stumble as Aramco oil supply disruption felt Saudi Arabian shares fell on Tuesday, with petrochemical stocks under pressure after the weekend attacks on Saudi Aramco's oil facilities disrupted the kingdom's oil supply. Saudi Arabia's stock index declined 0.7%, with the Gulf's largest petroc...
2019-09-17 16:45

FOCUS-Vale misled public on dangerous dams, prompting Brazil probe -source Faced with public outrage after its second mining dam collapse in four years killed at least 240 people in Brazil, Vale SA misrepresented what it had done to shut down its riskiest dams, a review of the company's statements shows....
2019-09-17 16:45

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street drops at open; Fed in focus U.S. stocks fell at open on Tuesday as investors stayed away from making big bets ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting, where it is widely expected to cut interest rates....
2019-09-17 16:45

UPDATE 1-Bazinga! HBO Max wins U.S. streaming rights for 'The Big Bang Theory' HBO Max, the upcoming streaming service from AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia, has secured exclusive five-year streaming rights in the United States to all 12 seasons of comedy hit "The Big Bang Theory"....
2019-09-17 16:45

Ukraine dollar bonds fall amid rising PrivatBank tensions, arson attack Ukraine's dollar-denominated government bonds fell on Tuesday amid rising political tensions in a dispute over the IMF-backed nationalisation of the country's largest lender PrivatBank in the wake of an arson attack on the ex-central bank chief's hom...
2019-09-17 16:45

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens modestly lower as energy shares retreat Canada's main stock index fell slightly at the open on Tuesday after energy shares gave back gains following a decline in oil prices fueled by worries over the threat of retaliation for attacks on Saudi Arabian crude oil facilities....
2019-09-17 16:45

REFILE-Car leasing app Fair raises $500 mln loan from Mizuho, Softbank Car leasing startup Fair said on Tuesday it had raised $500 million in loans from a group of creditors, including Mizuho Bank and Japan's SoftBank Group Corp , as it looks to expand its leasing services to Uber drivers....
2019-09-17 16:45

Modi, Trump, and a rally to make foreign policy great again We should welcome President Trump's attendance at an upcoming Houston rally by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It might seem silly, but this rally will serve real foreign policy interests....
2019-09-17 16:45

Biryani Off Menu For Pak Cricketers As Coach Misbah Cracks Down: Reports Misbah-ul-Haq recently took up his new assignment as Head Coach and Chief Selector of the Pakistan men's cricket team and has issued a directive for a strict diet plan, say reports....
2019-09-17 16:45

India vs South Africa 2nd T20I: When And Where To Watch Live Telecast India will host a reinvented South Africa in the second T20I of the three-match series in Mohali, after the opening game in Dharamsala abandoned due to rain....
2019-09-17 16:45

Ponappa, Rankireddy Beat World No.7 Pairing To Advance In China Open Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy pulled off a fine win over the world No. 7 pair of Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva Oktavianti of Indonesia in the first round of the China Open badminton......
2019-09-17 16:45

Stokes Slams Newspaper For Publishing "Painful" Family Events Ben Stokes was extremely upset with a newspaper for publishing events related to some unfortunate incident that happened in New Zealand over 31 years ago....
2019-09-17 16:45

Rohit Can Open In Overseas Tests If He Does Well At Home: Rathour India's new batting coach Vikram Rathour has shown faith in Rohit Sharma and believes the Mumbai batsman can do well as a Test opener in all conditions....
2019-09-17 16:45

"Dhoni, Kohli Can't Sacrifice Reputations For Match-Fixings:" ACU Chief BCCI ACU chief Ajit Singh Shekhawat said that big stars like MS Dhoni or Virat Kohli will never fall prey to bookies as they have "more to lose than gain"....
2019-09-17 16:45

Israeli Election Hinges on a Mosaic of Competing Groups Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
2019-09-17 16:45

A Professor’s Killing Sends a Chill Through a Campus in Pakistan A student said he killed Prof. Khalid Hameed, a well-liked teacher, because he insulted Islam. Now his colleagues are being very careful about what they say....
2019-09-17 16:45

Putin Says Saudis Should Buy Russian Missiles, to Laughter From Iran President Putin said he was “ready to provide appropriate assistance” to the Saudis after attacks on their oil installations, suggesting Riyadh should buy Russian surface-to-air missiles....
2019-09-17 16:45

Indonesian Wildfires Choke Region in Blanket of Smoke Thousands of fires, most of them set to clear land for plantations that make palm oil, created thick clouds of smoke that disrupted air travel and sickened people....
2019-09-17 16:45

Trump Tries to Prove He's Not Racist by Being Incredibly Racist Donald Trump thinks he can flip New Mexico, a state he lost by eight percentage points, in 2020. That task will require him to win over a significant portion of the 49.1 percent of New Mexicans who identify as Latinx, a demographic he’s having some t...
2019-09-17 16:45

The Big Fight, Not the Little Fight NEW YORK—In April of 2016, I went to a huge Bernie Sanders speech in Washington Square park, which spilled out into the surrounding streets around NYU. Last night, I went to a (not quite as huge, but still big) speech by Elizabeth Warren, in the same...
2019-09-17 16:45

Iran's supreme leader: No talks with the US at any level Iranian state TV quoted Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as saying this is the position of the entire leadership of the country and that "all officials in the Islamic Republic unanimously believe" this.        ...
2019-09-17 16:45

'I'm not asking for a pardon.' Edward Snowden says he'd come home for a fair trial Renegade former NSA contractor Edward Snowden tells it like he thinks it is in his book "Permanent Record" released Tuesday in more than 20 countries.        ...
2019-09-17 16:45

'We are a country, not a county' - Jamie Murray hits out at LTA over funding in Scotland "Jamie Murray has once again vented his frustrations over Britain\u0027s tennis authorities failing to capitalise on the success of his brother Andy with proper funding for Scottish tennis."...
2019-09-17 16:45

Eurosport serves up live Laver Cup coverage to fans across Europe "The Laver Cup and Eurosport, the number one destination for sports fans in Europe, today announced a new agreement that will bring live and dedicated multi-platform coverage of this year’s event across Europe."...
2019-09-17 16:45

Windows 10: Has Microsoft cleaned up its update mess? (Spoiler: Maybe) After its botched release of the version 1809 update for Windows 10 last year, Microsoft instituted a sweeping series of changes to Windows Update. Don't be fooled by the headlines: A close look at recent issues with version 1903 suggests those chang...
2019-09-17 16:15

Dremio releases Data Lake Engines for AWS and Azure Dremio releases new technology for cloud data lakes. Can the company take data in relatively slow cloud object storage and make queries against it faster?...
2019-09-17 16:15

Cerebras’s first customer for giant AI chip is supercomputing hog U.S. Department of Energy Cerebras Systems, the California startup that last month came out of the stealth mode with the world's biggest chip, dedicated to artificial intelligence, announced its first customer for its computer system, the U.S. Department of Energy. The announ...
2019-09-17 16:15

Coros announces APEX Pro GPS sports watch: Longer battery life, altitude features, and a touch screen option On the heels of its recent VERTIX release, Coros announced an update to the APEX model that was released about a year ago. This new APEX Pro model extends the battery life while also providing an optional touch screen interface....
2019-09-17 16:15

Report reveals where IT and Line of Business goals clash If businesses want to build a comprehensive data management strategy that advances business objectives, they need to resolve certain points of friction, according to a survey from Cloudera and Harvard Business Review Analytic Services....
2019-09-17 16:15

Does the iPhone 11 have a hidden feature waiting to be activated? Over the past few months rumours pointed to the iPhone 11 ‘borrowing’ a feature from Samsung. But that feature was a no-show at the official unveiling....
2019-09-17 16:15

Iranian leader Ali Khamenei won't talk to U.S. without 2015 nuclear deal Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday Tehran will not hold talks with the United States until the 2015 nuclear agreement is restored....
2019-09-17 16:15

Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz square off again as Israel reruns election A great deal of political uncertainty is expected to be resolved Tuesday as Israel votes in new elections, months after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to establish a coalition government....
2019-09-17 16:15

North Korea slams Japan for 'trespassing' in EEZ North Korea accused a Japanese ship of violating its exclusive economic zone less than a week after Tokyo claimed it was North Korean high-speed boats that had intruded into Japan's EEZ....
2019-09-17 16:15

Suicide bomber kills at least 26 near Ashraf Ghani speech in Afghanistan Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani was unharmed Tuesday after a suspected suicide bomber set off explosives near a campaign rally in Charikar, at least killing 26 people and injuring 42....
2019-09-17 16:15

Apple awards iPhone supplier $250M from manufacturing fund Apple on Tuesday said it would award Corning Inc $250 million from a $5 billion fund dedicated to US advanced manufacturing. Corning supplies glass to Apple for products such as the iPhone and Apple Watch. Since the first iPhones hit the market in 20...
2019-09-17 16:15

10 of Canada's coolest up-and-coming neighbourhoods – in pictures Canada has a lot more to offer than just breathtaking natural scenery – and there is plenty of that – its thriving cities also happen to be home to some of the hippest, most dynamic neighbourhoods in North America. Here are 10 of the best Fly WestJet...
2019-09-17 16:15

The view from China – in pictures Fifty galleries from across China and beyond are heading to Shanghai to showcase the best contemporary photography in this year’s Photofairs Shanghai. Here are our favourites Continue reading......
2019-09-17 16:15

Can you pack Taylor Swift’s London tour into a day? The singer claims it would take three years to complete the itinerary in her new song London Boy. We try it in under 24 hours“I saw the dimples first and then I heard the accent,” trills Taylor Swift on London Boy, taken from her new album, Lover. “S...
2019-09-17 16:15

Keane: how we made Somewhere Only We Know ‘There are loads of internet theories about what the song means. For me, it’s about smoking weed in a school playground’We grew up together in Battle and got together as a band in school. I was three years younger, so the other guys waited for my bal...
2019-09-17 16:15

'I got the guy!' My 17-year manhunt for a $50m art criminal For years, documentary-maker Vanessa Engle has been on the trail of a notorious swindler who escaped from prison and disappeared into thin air. Then one day, the phone rang ... You probably haven’t heard of Michel Cohen. Do a search and you get Micha...
2019-09-17 16:15

'I thought it was basically amazing': readers' pick of the best movies since 2000 From No Country for Old Men to Paddington 2, Guardian readers on the best films of the 21st century so far•Read what the Guardian’s film critics opted for•Film-makers choose their No 1•Peter Bradshaw on why our No 1 is our No 1‘It reminds me how hard...
2019-09-17 16:15

Alex Trebek undergoing more chemotherapy after 'Jeopardy!' return Roughly a week after he triumphantly returned to "Jeopardy!," Alex Trebek revealed he's undergoing another round of chemotherapy after he was diagnosed earlier this year with pancreatic cancer....
2019-09-17 16:15

Roseanne Barr says she was fired for Trump support, talks comedy comeback Roseanne Barr believes she was fired from her eponymous sitcom revival because of a conspiracy against her spawned by her support for President Trump....
2019-09-17 16:15

Bank Officers' Unions Threaten To Go On Strike: 10 Things To Know Four unions of public sector bank officers have threatened to go on a strike opposing the consolidation of 10 state-run lenders into four. The unions have jointly given a strike call for forty-eight......
2019-09-17 16:15

Nifty Ends At 10,818, Erases All Of Gains So Far This Year: Highlights Sensex, Nifty updates today: The Nifty index fell as much as 207.00 points to 10,796.50 at the days lowest level, registering a loss of 66.05 points for the year. That meant all of the gains in the......
2019-09-17 16:15

Saudi Arabia Shockwaves Rattle Indian Markets Saudi Arabia is the second largest country India imports oil from. If the oil prices continue to rise, it could widen India's current account deficit as every dollar rise in oil price could swell the......
2019-09-17 16:15

Kaveri Seed Shares Rise 3%, Board To Consider Buyback On September 24 Kaveri Seed share price today: By noon, 9,184 Kaveri Seed shares had changed hands on the BSE, as against an average of 23,000 in the past two weeks. Kaveri Seed shares opened higher at Rs 536.00......
2019-09-17 16:15

Over 6 Crore Provident Fund Subscribers To Get 8.65% Interest For 2018-19 The Central Board of Trustees -- the apex decision-making body of the Employees'' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) -- had approved 8.65 per cent interest rate for the last fiscal in February this......
2019-09-17 16:15

Sensex Slumps 642 Points, Nifty Turns Negative For 2019: 10 Points Indian share markets suffered sharp losses on Tuesday amid heavy selling pressure as fears of rising crude oil prices and weakness in the rupee against the US dollar rattled investor sentiment. The......
2019-09-17 16:15

Petrol, Diesel Prices Hiked Across Metros: 10 Things To Know Petrol prices were increased by state-run oil marketing companies on Tuesday. The price of petrol was at Rs 72.17 per litre in Delhi, Rs 74.89 per litre in Kolkata, Rs 77.85 per litre in Mumbai and Rs......
2019-09-17 16:15

Provident Fund Subscribes To Get 8.65% Interest For 2018-19: 10 Facts Over six crore accounts in the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) will be credited with interest at the rate of 8.65 per cent for financial year 2018-19 ahead of the festival season, Labour......
2019-09-17 16:15

Rupee Settles Lower At 71.78 Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee settled 18 paise lower at 71.78 against the US dollar on Tuesday. The local currency opened lower at 71.83 and declined to an intraday low of 71.98 against the American currency before......
2019-09-17 16:15

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: When Do Young Geeks Make You Feel Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: When Do Young Geeks Make You Feel Old? • Spy X Family—Exactly What It Says On The Adorable Gun-Toting, Knife-Wielding, Kid-Having Tin • Welcome Back Commander: A C&C Retrospective ...
2019-09-17 16:15

Apple Arcade Is Live In The iOS 13 Beta And It's A Lot While the $5-a-month Apple Arcade subscription doesn’t officially launch until Thursday, iOS 13 beta testers can sign up right now and dive into new games from some of the best indie studios on the planet. With nearly 60 games on the service so far, ...
2019-09-17 16:15

Pokémon Go's Pokédex Expands Into The Unova Region While other Pokémon games trim down their collection of pocketable monsters, Niantic’s mobile Pokémon safari continues to expand. Critters from Pokémon Black & White’s Unova region have started showing up in Pokémon Go. Come to me, Tepig. Come to...
2019-09-17 16:15

Police test 'Spider-Man' device as alternative to Taser With 49 people killed last year after being shocked by Tasers, police departments across the United States are trying out a "Spider-Man"-like device that fires a tether that entangles and restrains the suspect....
2019-09-17 16:15

'Is everything OK?' Uber rolls out RideCheck safety tool nationwide After testing RideCheck in select cities for a year, the ride-sharing giant is rolling out the service to all riders and drivers in the U.S.       ...
2019-09-17 16:15

'This industry has a problem with abuse': dealing with gaming's #MeToo moment Workplace harassment was high on the agenda at the Women in Games European Conference, following a spate of allegationsSome say it is long overdue, some doubted victims would be ready to speak out, but now #MeToo has very much arrived in the video ga...
2019-09-17 15:45

Home Office to fund use of AI to help catch dark web paedophiles Money will go towards testing tools including voice analysis on child abuse image databaseArtificial intelligence could be used to help catch paedophiles operating on the dark web, the Home Office has announced.The government has pledged to spend mor...
2019-09-17 15:45

Woman, 21, accused in alleged cyber fraud of superannuation and share accounts Melbourne woman is accused of being part of syndicate which used stolen identity information to drain millions from multiple accountsMillions of dollars have allegedly been siphoned from personal superannuation and share trading accounts as part of a...
2019-09-17 15:45

NBN kills 'Netflix tax' idea and unveils basic unlimited plan Proposal put to internet service providers earlier this year would have targeted high-volume users of video streaming servicesNBN Co has shot down an idea for a “Netflix tax” for high-volume users of video streaming services, as the company also look...
2019-09-17 15:45

Live like a lord and lady: 'Downton Abbey' is listed on Airbnb Earl and Countess of Carnarvon open doors of Highclere Castle in Hampshire to select guests Fans of the hit TV series Downton Abbey are to be given the opportunity to “live like the lord or lady of a stately home” and stay in the castle where the sho...
2019-09-17 15:45

Revealed: catastrophic effects of working as a Facebook moderator Exclusive: Job has left some ‘addicted’ to extreme material and pushed others to far rightThe task of moderating Facebook continues to leave psychological scars on the company’s employees, months after efforts to improve conditions for the company’s ...
2019-09-17 15:45

iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro review roundup: buy the cheapest one Early reviews of Apple’s latest suggest colour, battery and lower price make the iPhone 11 a winner The early reviews of Apple’s iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max are in from publications with early access to the three models.While the iPhone 11 P...
2019-09-17 15:45

Hannah Brown hopes 'Dancing with the Stars' will show a new side of her after 'Bachelorette' heartbreak Hannah Brown, who had her heart broken on this past season of "The Bachelorette," says the opportunity to compete on "Dancing with the Stars" came at the perfect time....
2019-09-17 15:45

Trump after Saudi oil attack: 'I don't want war but we are prepared' Donald Trump has said it is "looking like" Iran was behind the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, but he has insisted that he does not want war....
2019-09-17 15:45

British pensioners accused of smuggling cocaine on cruise ship An elderly British couple accused of smuggling cocaine on a luxury cruise spent thousands of pounds on trips abroad - but court documents suggest they were unable to afford them....
2019-09-17 15:45

Netanyahu fights for political survival as Israel goes to the polls Israelis have begun voting in their second general election of 2019, which will decide if long-time leader Benjamin Netanyahu can stay in power despite corruption allegations....
2019-09-17 15:45

Trump mulling Iran response: ‘I don't want war with anybody’ BACK FROM THE BRINK: President Trump took a step back from the “locked and loaded” rhetoric of his Sunday night tweet, telling reporters, “I don't want war with anybody,” and declining to name Iran as the country behind the drone and missile attack t...
2019-09-17 15:45

TuSimple raises $120 million to expand its fleet of driverless delivery trucks Self-driving truck company TuSimple secured a $120 million extension to its series D funding round, bringing its total raised to nearly $300 million.Read More...
2019-09-17 15:45

Pico and ZeroLight demo Boundless XR, untethered VR streaming from PCs Untethering VR headsets from PCs is the next big thing in mixed reality, and the innovation will happen thanks to 60GHz Wi-Fi and 5G wireless technologies.Read More...
2019-09-17 15:45

3 sales tax issues that impact YOUR investments — and they’re serious By the end of 2019, 43 states will have completely changed the rules around collecting/remitting taxes for out-of-state sellers. Learn where the risks are.Read More...
2019-09-17 15:45

LinkedIn launches Skill Assessments for coding, design software, and business tools LinkedIn's new Skill Assessments enable members to validate the skills they've listed on their profile pages by taking short-form, standardized exams.Read More...
2019-09-17 15:45

Mobcrush hits 84 million unique monthly users and pays out $5 million to streamers Mobcrush, a mobile livestreaming service, said its American audience has grown to more than 84 million unique viewers per month (UVPM) across its network.Read More...
2019-09-17 15:45

Champions League 19/20 live stream: how to watch the football online from anywhere It's back! The UEFA Champions League has rolled around once again with Europe's best teams going to battle to claim soccer supremacy on the continent. Liverpool are the champions, but this year's competition is looking like one of the ...
2019-09-17 15:45

Nvidia touts Call of Duty: Modern Warfare ray tracing with RTX card bundles Nvidia's ray tracing technology is finding its way into more games, and that includes the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Now, anyone that buys a new Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics card or pre-built computer with RTX graphics inside, will ge...
2019-09-17 15:45

Laptops are getting smarter, shorter, and powerful. But here’s what’s next! Merely a decade ago, a powerful computing device would have taken the space of an entire room. Today, these machines are so enviously compact, they can be carried in our pockets or backpacks, without breaking a sweat. Not to mention, they’re u...
2019-09-17 15:45

Lenovo unveils next generation of enterprise ThinkCentre PCs and ThinkPad laptops in India Lenovo has announced the next generation of its ThinkPad laptops and ThinkCentre PC for enterprise users. The new products also reassert Lenovo's focus on providing security solutions and bridging with the Internet of Things (IoT) platforms.The ...
2019-09-17 15:45

iPhone 11 review: Great cameras, excellent battery life and an affordable price Apple isn't trying to blow our minds with the iPhone 11, but is steadily improving the parts most important to customers, like cameras and battery life. If you've got an old iPhone, you'll be pleasantly surprised at how far they'v...
2019-09-17 15:45

Exec from Amazon's facial recognition team joins start-up using the tech to make ads more appealing After two years working on Amazon's Rekognition technology, Humphrey Chen left to become product chief at VidMob and put the software into action....
2019-09-17 15:45

Elliott doesn't trust AT&T's John Stankey as a leader, but getting him ousted could create chaos Elliott Management may not see John Stankey as a future leader at AT&T, but bailing on him before he executes his integration plan has the potential for disaster....
2019-09-17 15:45

These Battery-Saving Tricks Don't Work There are some bad battery hacks out there. A lot of them are holdovers from old advice that has been around since the dawn of the smartphone—advice that’s no longer relevant. In the video above, I bust the three most common battery myths that just w...
2019-09-17 15:45

Get Apple Arcade Two Days Early With the iOS 13 Beta Apple’s premium game subscription, Apple Arcade, hits the App Store on Thursday, September 19. If you can’t bear to wait, though, I have good news. Apple Arcade hit the iOS 13 beta version App Store on Monday, so you can sign up for the service now a...
2019-09-17 15:45

How to Work Around Windows 10's Latest Update Issues Here we go again. The timeline is a bit messy, so try to stay with us on this one. Microsoft released a Windows update last week to fix a bug from a previous patch that was causing unexpected CPU spikes, killing users’ performance on their desktops a...
2019-09-17 15:45

You Never Have to Swap Seats on a Flight On a recent Reddit thread, u/christontoast666 explained his moral dilemma when agreeing to switch seats on a flight with another passenger. “I booked an aisle seat on a 12-hour flight to Europe, and when I got on the plane, a woman asked me if I woul...
2019-09-17 15:45

Andrew Yang Knows You May Disagree With Him About Shane Gillis Mr. Gillis was dropped by “Saturday Night Live” after making racist comments about Asian-Americans and using a slur to refer to Mr. Yang, a presidential candidate, who has urged forgiveness....
2019-09-17 15:00

We try to make 'slofie' happen with Apple's new iPhone 11 Pro Are 'slofies' the new selfie? We put the new feature found on the soon-to-be shipped iPhone 11 Pro to the test.       ...
2019-09-17 15:00

Signing on with Apple could be safer than Facebook or Google Alternative to Facebook and Google sign-ins promise less data monitoring and better privacy controls. The feature will be available in updated apps       ...
2019-09-17 15:00

iPhone 11: Great camera, long battery, but not a must-buy The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max are the best iPhones Apple has engineered. It doesn't mean you should rush out to buy       ...
2019-09-17 15:00

Ather 340 Electric Scooter Discontinued Due To Low Demand Bangalore-based Ather Energy has discontinued its entry-level 340 electric scooter. The company took to its social media channels to announce the development and the scooter has also been delisted......
2019-09-17 15:00

GST Panel Unlikely To Favour Tax Rate Cut For Auto Sector: Report India's goods and services tax (GST) panel is unlikely to approve lowering the tax for the auto and allied components sector this week, as a study has warned of major revenue losses, two government......
2019-09-17 15:00

Saturday Night Live sacks new comedian over racial slurs A new Saturday Night Live comedian has been axed from the show before his first appearance after a video emerged of him making "offensive, hurtful and unacceptable" slurs about Chinese people....
2019-09-17 15:00

Universal announces release dates for 2 M. Night Shyamalan movies, but there's a twist (we assume) M. Night Shyamalan’s last three films—Glass, Split, and The Visit—were all surprisingly well-received, especially when you remember that he’s the guy who made The Last Airbender, and that can mean only one thing: We’re in the middle of an M. Night Sh...
2019-09-17 15:00

The Terror: Infamy reveals the secret of its sinister spirit The people of the Colinas de Oro internment camp have met the enemy, and she is them. Ugh, I feel icky even writing that, but it’s the truth. Drawing its title from the “real” name of a character we already know well by another, “Taizo” reveals the o...
2019-09-17 15:00

Charlie Hunnam to star in Apple adaptation of Shantaram According to Deadline, Apple has picked up a TV adaptation of Gregory David Roberts’ Shantaram for its Apple TV+ streaming service, with former Son Of Anarchy Charlie Hunnam set to star. This comes after multiple different adaptations have been attem...
2019-09-17 15:00

The past lights Dud and Liz's way forward on a superb Lodge 49 With “Circles,” Lodge 49 reaches another season high, deftly folding the past—specifically, that of Jackie Loomis, mother of Larry and a Luminous Knight of the Ancient and Benevolent Order Of The Lynx in her own right—into the present to show us what...
2019-09-17 15:00

Lilly Singh premieres in late-night with Late Night star Mindy Kaling Lilly Singh had a big night on Monday. She was on The Tonight Show. She was on Late Night With Seth Meyers. Oh, and then she was on her own NBC late-night talk show, A Little Late With Lilly Singh, which officially bumps Late Call With Carson Daly fr...
2019-09-17 15:00

In a 1987 video game, Chernobyl’s nuclear reactor was nearly impossible to blow up As Game Of Thrones concluded earlier this year, not with the bang of long-awaited confrontations, but the protracted whimper of its haphazardly plotted, poorly paced seasons, an unlikely replacement came to dominate our weekly conversations. It was a...
2019-09-17 15:00

Kamala Harris says she supports a mandatory buyback on 'assault weapons' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., expressed her support for a mandatory buyback program for "assault weapons" on Monday during her appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."...
2019-09-17 15:00

E-cigarette users warn Trump that the real culprit is THC vaping Many e-cigarette users are outraged at President Trump for proposing to ban flavored vaping liquids, saying he failed to address the real culprit for the rise in vaping-related illnesses: A rise in black-market products that combine THC, the psychoac...
2019-09-17 15:00

WeWork Pushes Back I.P.O. After Chilly Reception From Investors The company’s parent has been trying to rescue the public offering amid concerns about the high valuation for a business that is deeply unprofitable....
2019-09-17 15:00

Luis Severino’s first Yankees start is crucial in so many ways The Yankees are upbeat about having Luis Severino pitch for the first time this season Tuesday night against the Angels at Yankee Stadium. Considering the 25-year-old right-hander went 33-14 with a 3.18 ERA in 63 starts in 2017 and 2018 and finished ...
2019-09-17 14:30

Dolphins trade Minkah Fitzpatrick to Steelers in blockbuster The Fish tank goes on. Miami traded safety Minkah Fitzpatrick to the Steelers in exchange for a 2020 first-round pick, ESPN reported Monday night. That Fitzpatrick — the highly touted 11th pick from the 2018 draft — was traded was not a shock, as the...
2019-09-17 14:30

Kevin Knox already noticing major Knicks difference Kevin Knox II revealed that the Knicks’ recent voluntary scrimmages have been so fiercely contested, coach David Fizdale has told his group no starters have been determined. At an event marking the release of Knicks legend Walt Frazier’s new PUMA sho...
2019-09-17 14:30

Kellen Winslow Jr.’s wife files for divorce as rape retrial nears The wife of former New York Jet and convicted rapist Kellen Winslow Jr. has filed for divorce — about a month before the ex-NFL star’s retrial on other sexual assault charges. Janelle Winslow, who has been married to the ex-NFL tight end ...
2019-09-17 14:30

Pat Shurmur not happy with Janoris Jenkins’ Giants jab Pat Shurmur had a discussion with cornerback Janoris Jenkins on Monday, the day after Jenkins expressed his frustration with the pass rush and complained “who can cover somebody for 10 seconds?’’ The head coach was not pleased with what he heard. “Th...
2019-09-17 14:30

Austin Romine is suddenly among the most important Yankees One of the biggest jobs these final 11 games of the regular season for the Yankees falls to catcher Austin Romine. With Gary Sanchez out with a groin injury, Romine will be doing most of the work with the pitchers. Luis Severino makes his first start...
2019-09-17 14:30

Jets manhandled in ‘Monday Night Football’ loss to Browns Are we sure Sam Darnold is the only member of the Jets offense with mono? The Jets offense looked sluggish, sleepy and sick with its starting quarterback watching from home on Monday night. The unit could barely function and the Jets fell to 0-2 afte...
2019-09-17 14:30

Steven Matz atrocity puts Mets in very dire shape DENVER — The Fat Lady is clearing her throat, preparing to sing a rendition of “Meet the Mets.” They are not mathematically eliminated, but the Mets have clearly entered a realm in which a miracle will be necessary to secure the National League’s sec...
2019-09-17 14:30

Odell Beckham exacts revenge on everyone He caught a slant from Baker Mayfield at around the 20 and then he was gone, running like the wind, turning on the jets and away from Jets chasing him, an 89-yard touchdown reminder to the New York Football Giants of what once was, and could have bee...
2019-09-17 14:30

Jets report card: It wasn’t a complete failure Grading the Jets after their 23-3 Week 2 loss to the Browns on “Monday Night Football.” Offense: F Yes, the Jets were missing starting QB Sam Darnold, but they still needed to be better than this. They managed just three points and had mi...
2019-09-17 14:30

This is Jets rock-bottom in every way possible The laundry list is exhausting to peruse. The Jets are terrible at so many things right now it’s hard to keep up with them all. The offensive line is a sieve, turning every snap into the Gold Rush of 1849. When the eight or so defenders do reach thei...
2019-09-17 14:30

Mets caving into Noah Syndergaard took way too long DENVER — At least we learned the Mets’ stubbornness possesses a limit. At most? Well, at the risk of being overdramatic, at most, the Mets’ bullheadedness cost them a 2019 playoff berth. As first reported by MLB.com and confirmed by The Post, when No...
2019-09-17 14:30

The Le’Veon Bell problem Jets are causing themselves Games like Monday night at home — under the lights, on national TV, desperate for a win in the face of adversity with their starting quarterback out indefinitely — are exactly why the Jets signed Le’Veon Bell to that $52.5 million contract in the off...
2019-09-17 14:30

Edwin Encarnacion’s encouraging update Yankees want to hear Aaron Boone didn’t have an update Sunday on injuries Gary Sanchez and Edwin Encarnacion suffered Thursday. On Monday, Brian Cashman said there weren’t any updates on the All-Star catcher and first baseman/DH. Figure there will be some official news p...
2019-09-17 14:30

What Robert Gsellman needs to make Mets return DENVER — Robert Gsellman is “very” optimistic he can pitch again for the Mets this season, based on a recent progression in throwing. The right-hander threw about 10 pitches in a bullpen session before the Mets opened a series against the Rockies on ...
2019-09-17 14:30

Kelvin Beachum has embarrassing showing in growing Jets mess Kelvin Beachum may want to burn the film of Monday night’s loss to the Browns. The Jets left tackle had a terrible game. He was beaten by Myles Garrett for three sacks and committed three penalties. “We didn’t win,” Beachum said. “I didn’t play well ...
2019-09-17 14:30

Jets’ response to sudden Trumaine Johnson benching is shameful As if their miserable 23-3 loss to the Browns on Monday night wasn’t enough of an insult, the Jets afterward insulted everyone’s intelligence with a barrage of non-answers and non-truths about the reason their No. 1 cornerback, Trumaine Johnson, was ...
2019-09-17 14:30

Awful Jets luck puts quarterback Luke Falk in chaos Luke Falk arrived at MetLife Stadium on Monday, having never thrown a regular-season NFL pass. He left preparing for a potential showdown with Tom Brady. With franchise quarterback Sam Darnold already sidelined by mono, the Jets lost backup quarterba...
2019-09-17 14:30

NFL Power Rankings for Week 2: Surprise 49ers are surging Two weeks into the 2019 NFL season, only 10 of 32 teams remain unbeaten. One of those, the Lions, settled for a tie in their opener. The biggest early surprise at 2-0 has to be Jimmy Garoppolo and the improved 49ers, who zoomed upward a dozen spots t...
2019-09-17 14:30

'Planning for no-deal Brexit like planning to burn your house down' Government planning for a no-deal Brexit is like "planning to burn your house down", Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson will claim in her party conference speech....
2019-09-17 14:30

| Nigerian migrants struggle to reintegrate after Libya ordeal Emerging from her ordeal, Gloria considers herself "privileged". Last year, the 26-year-old left Nigeria with four other women, dreaming of a better life in Europe....
2019-09-17 14:30

HTC has a new CEO HTC announced that it has appointed a former executive from telecom giant Orange, Yves Maitre, as its new CEO. The company said that current chief Cher Wang will step down while remaining chairperson of the company. Wang took over the position from P...
2019-09-17 14:30

Apple iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max review: Better, but not groundbreaking What does it mean for a phone to earn the name "Pro"? Lots of power, for one. Usually great cameras. And software robust enough to handle arduous tasks with ease. The new iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max certainly tick all these boxes, and — as yo......
2019-09-17 14:30

Apple iPhone 11 review: So good you (probably) don’t need the Pro The iPhone XS and XS Max were gorgeous devices, and the updated iPad Pro was a stunner through and through. But my favorite Apple product from 2018 was easily the iPhone XR. It wasn't the first time the company dabbled in lower-cost phones -- t...
2019-09-17 14:30

Outsight's 3D camera for autonomous cars can identify clothing and ice Outsight, a new company co-founded by former Withings CEO Cedric Hutchings, has unveiled a self-driving car camera with new types of sensing powers. The company's 3D Semantic Camera uses low-power shortwave infrared (SWIR) lasers that can scan h...
2019-09-17 14:30

Google Home speakers can now make mobile calls, starting in Australia For two years, Google Home users have been able to place calls from their smart speakers using the built-in VoIP functionality. From today that function is available using mobile service too, with Australian mobile provider Telstra becoming the first...
2019-09-17 14:30

The Morning After: The iPhone 11 reviews are in Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We can finally answer your questions about what it's like to live with an iPhone 11 and if you should upgrade. Other news this morning includes Google and OnePlus planning their hardware launch events, whil...
2019-09-17 14:30

AT&T sued for allegedly inflating DirecTV Now subscriber numbers A lawsuit seeking class action status says AT&T is inflating AT&T TV Now -- previously known as DirecTV Now -- subscriber numbers by creating fake users. It's accusing the company's management of carrying out the scheme in an effort...
2019-09-17 14:30

Snapchat makes your selfies more animated with new 3D effects Get ready for your selfies to have a little more pop on Snapchat. Today, the company is introducing 3D Camera Mode, a new feature which lets you take Snaps that can change perspective and appearance as you move your smartphone around. To make this ef...
2019-09-17 14:30

Vizio's updated Alexa app can search for movies and TV shows VIzio has updated its SmartCast TVs with a better Alexa experience that will greatly expand the basic functionality they've had up until now. By enabling Vizio's new Alexa skill, you'll be able to simply ask for a show like This is Us,...
2019-09-17 14:30

New models show that the earth is warming faster than first thought Scientists have made no secret of the extreme challenges posed by climate change, with the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) repeatedly stressing the importance of keeping global warming below two degrees. But now it seems the situati...
2019-09-17 14:30

This brilliant app cancels your subscriptions for you before the free trials end It’s increasingly a subscription-based world we live in. Nobody buys music to own anymore; they pay for monthly subscriptions to streaming services. Between Netflix, cable packages, news media — even new offerings like the soon-to-launch ...
2019-09-17 14:30

'Friends' nearly moved to Minnesota, and other things we learned from 'Generation Friends' Saul Austerlitz's "Generation Friends" shares a behind-the-scenes look enjoyable for hardcore and casual "Friends" fans alike. Here's what we learned.        ...
2019-09-17 14:30

Sean Spicer brushes off 'DWTS' backlash: 'I've been living this for a while' Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer addressed backlash to his participation on 'Dancing With the Stars' after Monday's season opener.        ...
2019-09-17 14:30

Sara Gilbert steps up on 'The Conners,' lets go of 'The Talk': 'You get a bit of your life back' Sara Gilbert says she still has "warm feelings" about Roseanne Barr, and that Julie Chen's exit from "The Talk" was "tough."        ...
2019-09-17 14:30

An Oil Price Surge Could Hurt Consumer Spending, and the Economy The spike in oil prices after the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia won’t start a recession. But a sustained surge in energy prices might have a bigger impact....
2019-09-17 14:30

How Congress and the feds can improve natural gas pipeline safety This year, Congress is working to reauthorize the Pipeline Safety Act. This law establishes the national pipeline safety program within the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, or PHMSA, and authorize...
2019-09-17 14:30

Sleep-Deprived Young Women At Greater Risk Of Weight Gain | Eat These 5 Sleep-Inducing Foods The researchers of the study warns that teenage girls who prefer to go to bed late are at greater risk of weight gain, compared to same-age girls who go to bed earlier....
2019-09-17 14:30

Healthy Diet: 4 Delicious Healthy Muffin Recipes To Try Muffins are one of those on-the-go foods that every busy working individual loves. They are convenient and delicious, not to mention incredibly filling....
2019-09-17 14:30

Google is bringing data saver feature to Android TVs Google said on Tuesday it is bringing a set of new features to Android TVs to improve the experience of users who rely on mobile hotspots to connect their giant devices to the internet. The features, developed by Google’s Next Billion Users team, wi...
2019-09-17 14:30

Tiger Woods’ amazing Masters celebration from every angle Tiger Woods celebrated after sinking his putt on the 18th green to win his fifth Masters on April 14, 2019 in Augusta, Ga.        ...
2019-09-17 14:00

British Open 2019: The chase for the Claret Jug at Royal Portrush Top shots from the 2019 the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.        ...
2019-09-17 14:00

Man accused of 'doing donuts' on Trump National Golf Course putting green Police say a man who did "donuts" on the Trump National Golf Course in New Jersey is the same person who broke into one of the homes of Taylor Swift.        ...
2019-09-17 14:00

Huge blow as Yorkshire mine fails to secure £400m for next phase The future of a huge fertiliser mine in Yorkshire has been thrown into doubt after the company responsible for its development failed to secure the $500m (£402.8m) needed to move ahead with the project....
2019-09-17 14:00

Democratic Senator Bravely Calls for War With Iran on Fox News Last May, Politico ran a feature on Delaware Sen. Chris Coons calling him “the GOP’s favorite Democrat.” It’s not hard to see why, considering his affinity for helping Republicans pass bad legislation, confirm Donald Trump’s bad nominees, and slammin...
2019-09-17 14:00

Kris Kobach Reportedly Sent Names of Nearly 300 of Residents to ICE While Running for Governor We already knew Kansas Senate candidate Kris Kobach was a racist, voter-suppressing monster, but he’s ratcheted it up even further, according to a Sunday report from the Kansas City Star....
2019-09-17 14:00

Milo Yiannopoulos Tries to Break Into the World of Furries, Is Brutally Rejected Here is the best news I have personally read today: notorious far-right grifter and overall racist, misogynist, and general white supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos is trying to pivot to being a furry—but the furries don’t want him....
2019-09-17 14:00

Michigan's New Anti-Vape Rules Are Totally Insane Look, vaping isn’t very good for you. Is it the worst thing you could do to your body? Of course not. But does enthusiastically sucking in a witches brew of chemicals represent an objective health risk? Duh. Still, as anti-vape hysteria ramps up arou...
2019-09-17 14:00

Ben Shapiro Demands Kavanaugh Accusers Describe His Junk Good faith opinion-haver Ben Shapiro surely believes people who say they’ve been assaulted (read: no, he does not). But his bizarre new hangup on this latest development in the assault accusations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is tha...
2019-09-17 14:00

The Right-Wing Outrage Machine Fires Up to Defend Kavanaugh Yet Again In any sane or just world, Brett Kavanaugh would not be a sitting judge on any court, let alone the highest court in the land. And yet, here we are! There he sits. Over the weekend, the New York Times reported new details about the investigation into...
2019-09-17 14:00

Congress Is Finally Investigating Elaine Chao Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, who is married to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, has largely stayed under the radar during her time in the Trump administration due to her focus on more conventional grifts, rather than the transparent l...
2019-09-17 14:00

What Do You Mean They Almost Called It the 'Tropical Moist Forest' I have never considered myself someone who, without exception, finds the word “moist” gross. I don’t object to the use of the word—if something is moist, there’s nothing wrong with calling it moist—but I think I’ve finally come across one use of the ...
2019-09-17 14:00

Ayanna Pressley Will Officially Call for a Kavanaugh Impeachment Inquiry Politicians have been calling for an impeachment inquiry into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh since the New York Times reported on new sexual assault allegations against him. On Tuesday, Rep. Ayanna Pressley will take it a step further: she pla...
2019-09-17 14:00

Here Is Your First Thrilling Look at Sean Spicer on Dancing With the Stars Sean Spicer, a man who once professionally lied to the American public about the size of Donald Trump’s inauguration crowd, among other things, is now a contestant on Dancing With the Stars, because the punishment for attempting to rationalize a Musl...
2019-09-17 14:00

80,000-Plus Kaiser Permanente Workers Are Going on Strike More than 80,000 unionized Kaiser Permanente employees plan to strike in October, marking the biggest labor action in the country in over two decades....
2019-09-17 14:00

Trump’s acting intelligence chief told to turn over whistleblower complaint or face public questioning by Congress The standoff raises concern that the White House, Justice Department or other executive branch officials are attempting to cover up serious misconduct, House Intelligence chairman says....
2019-09-17 14:00

16 Times Rachel Brosnahan Was Even More Stylish Than Midge Maisel When it comes to being best dressed on-screen and off, look no further than Rachel Brosnahan. As the award-winning actress behind Amazon's hit '50s housewife-turned-comedian,......
2019-09-17 14:00

Bachelorette's Kaitlyn Bristowe Shares Her Top 3 Beauty Products We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. How......
2019-09-17 14:00

DeAnna Pappas and Christine Lakin Reveal 11 Items Moms in Cars Need We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-09-17 14:00

Google's $40 million Fossil deal was for hybrid smartwatch tech We’re no closer to hearing official confirmation of a Google Pixel Watch, but a new report includes the first suggestion it will feature elements of a hybrid device, as the company apparently bought related tech from Fossil earlier this year.A...
2019-09-17 14:00

Huawei Mate 30 will have a Porsche edition, if you value style over sense The upcoming Huawei Mate 30 series, set to launch on September 19, is set to be a make-or-break moment for Huawei – since the wide Huawei ban, and then a very specific ban on the Mate 30 having any Google apps whatsover, Huawei is going to hav...
2019-09-17 14:00

Huawei Mate 30 Pro release date, news, price, specs and leaks The Huawei Mate 30 and Huawei Mate 30 Pro are set to be introduced on September 19 at an event in Germany where we'll be sure to learn all about the next phablet devices from the Chinese manufacturer.There's still a lot of uncertainty aroun...
2019-09-17 14:00

Apple Arcade release date, price, games and everything you need to know Apple shed more light on its Apple Arcade service during its iPhone 11 launch. The gaming subscription service will release on September 19 and costs just $4.99 / AU$7.99 / AED 19.99 / £4.99 a month.The Apple Arcade subscription service for game...
2019-09-17 14:00

What was the best phone deal of the year? You'll find out at our awards next month Frankly, the UK public are spoilt rotten by the mobile phone deals that retailers and networks throw at them week in, week out. From Black Friday to Amazon Prime Day and everywhere in between, there's pretty much always a fabulous freebie or del...
2019-09-17 14:00

Nissan reveals the ‘ultimate’ gaming chairs – which you won’t be able to buy Nissan has revealed concept designs for the ultimate gaming chairs, although it doesn’t want to make them as actual products – it’s just showing the likes of Secretlab how it should be done.So how should it be done? In honor of N...
2019-09-17 14:00

Why go for the iPhone 11 when iPhone XR deals have just crashed down in price? The iPhone 11 might be the apple of your eye (sorry!) but as tempting as its processing prowess and camera capabilities might be, its daunting price tag is a reminder of why it might not quite be worth the investment yet.But what is certainty proving...
2019-09-17 14:00

UK outpaced by other 5G nations despite modest speed increase 5G networks powered by mid-range spectrum offer speeds close to those enabled by higher capacity millimetre Wave (mmWave) frequencies, Opensignal’s latest figures have suggested.5G will use a mixture of low, mid and high-band spectrum, each of...
2019-09-17 14:00

BT Sport: 5G remote production will transform broadcasting Ever since it launched in 2013, BT Sport has used technology to differentiate its product and compete with the market leader Sky Sports. Mobile streaming, 4K Ultra-High Definition (UHD) and Virtual Reality (VR) are among the innovations it has pionee...
2019-09-17 14:00

Intel topples Nvidia's ray tracing monopoly in World of Tanks World of Tanks is one of the most popular games in the world, and at its annual Wargaming Fest: Tanker Day event, it was announced that Intel is working with the devs to bring ray tracing technology to the game for any DirectX 11 graphics card ȁ...
2019-09-17 14:00

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 finally arrives in India, priced at Rs 2,299 Xiaomi is, once again, looking to strengthen its stronghold on the wearable fitness tracker market in India with the new Mi Band 4. Launched today, here’s everything you need to know about it.For Xiaomi, the Mi Band series of fitness trackers ...
2019-09-17 14:00

Best broadband and TV deals to get you sorted for the Champions League That time of the year has officially rolled back around - the return of the UEFA Champions League. You've cleared your Tuesday and Wednesday evenings for the foreseeable future, placed your bets and now you just need a way of watching it.And for...
2019-09-17 14:00

Richard Stallman, author of the GNU manifesto, resigns from the Free Software Foundation The open source community is in shock as Richard Stallman, the creator of the GNU operating system and author of the influential GNU manifesto, has stepped down as president of the Free Software Foundation.The move comes after growing anger surroundi...
2019-09-17 14:00

The best cheap laptop deals in September 2019: prices start at just $94 If you're in the market for a cheap laptop deal, now's a great time to find a good price, regardless of whether you're shopping for work, school, or home. To make finding the machine that's right for you easier, we’ve colle...
2019-09-17 14:00

Borderlands 3 cloud save bug is fixed – but has cost some PC gamers dearly Borderlands 3 players on PC have been suffering at the hands of a cloud save bug which has irrevocably deleted saved games in some cases, and although a fix has been applied, those who have already lost all their progress are out of luck.Polygon repo...
2019-09-17 14:00

This insanely cheap $136 PC is basically a triangle made out of wood It has a weird name and an even weirder shape. Meet the Acute Angle AA B4 Mini PC, currently on sale at Gearbest for $135.99 when you use the coupon code GBCNAA-B4 at the checkout.This one-of-its-kind computer (review here) is made of wood and is tri...
2019-09-17 14:00

E3 2020 could be massively different from previous game shows It looks like E3 2020 is going to take a very different form to previous trade shows. According to a pitch deck proposal from the Entertainment Software Association for next year's event (obtained by GamesIndustry.biz), E3 2020 will focus o...
2019-09-17 14:00

|Isthetrustdead? If your sole objective in forming a trust is to obtain a tax benefit, then you are likely to be disappointed, says Hilary Dudley of Citadel Fiduciary....
2019-09-17 14:00

|Oilmarketstillgrippedbyfear Oil markets are grappling with uncertainty over how long it will take Saudi Arabia to restore output after the devastating attacks that knocked out 5% of global crude supply....
2019-09-17 14:00

|ANALYSIS:BleakoutlookforSAcoal South Africa’s coal mining industry appears to be on the brink of permanent decline as the country’s main export markets prepare to reduce reliance on imports and global divestment from fossil fuels increases at an exponential rate....
2019-09-17 14:00

|RisingpricesfromSaudioilattackboostSasol'smarketcapbyR20bn After attacks on a key Saudi oil facility cut output for one the world's largest producers by half, a subsequent rise in the global oil price has buoyed Sasol shares....
2019-09-17 14:00

|ABInBevtoseekupto$4.85bninAsianunitIPO Anheuser-Busch InBev is reviving the Hong Kong initial public offering of its Asian unit and is set to raise as much as $4.8bn, roughly half of an earlier target....
2019-09-17 14:00

|SApetrolpricestillexpectedtodecreaseinOctober-AA An attack on a major oil facility in Saudi Arabia means that a predicted drop in the petrol price for October will be lower than anticipated, according to the Automobile Association....
2019-09-17 14:00

Oil slips as market assesses fallout from Saudi attack Oil prices slid on Tuesday, although the market remains on tenterhooks over the threat of a military response to attacks on Saudi Arabian crude oil facilities....
2019-09-17 14:00

The consolidation in oil prices is 'right': Strategist Patrick Bennett of CIBC says he doesn't expect oil prices to "rocket higher" from this point, and the movements in the oil market shouldn't change what the Fed is going to do....
2019-09-17 14:00

Oil price spike hasn't affected asset allocation in Asia: BNP Paribas Manishi Raychaudhuri of BNP Paribas says the impact of the oil price spike was seen in the currencies of India and Indonesia. Still, he says he hasn't changed asset allocations in Asia in part because countries such as India have very strong cur...
2019-09-17 14:00

Saudi plant may take a few months to return to 'full production' Andy Lipow of Lipow Oil Associates says the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia show the vulnerability of oil processing facilities throughout the Middle East....
2019-09-17 14:00

'No doubt' Iran played some role in attacks on Saudi: Ex-US ambassador Gary Grappo, former U.S. ambassador to Oman, says Iran may have coordinated, provided technical advice or supplied weapons that were used in the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities....
2019-09-17 14:00

The setback in Saudi oil supply is 'very much mendable': DBS Taimur Baig of DBS Bank says even a 15% upside on oil is not going to make any material difference on inflation targets, and most central banks will "look through" the oil price spike....
2019-09-17 14:00

Attacks on Saudi were a 'rude awakening' for the oil market The plant in Abqaiq is the "crown jewel" of Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, and Bob McNally of Rapidan Energy Group says he is "disappointed, but not surprised" that attackers got through the oilfireld's defenses....
2019-09-17 14:00

Saudi energy minister to hold press conference Drone strikes attacked an oil processing facility at Abqaiq and the nearby Khurais oil field on Saturday, knocking out 5.7 million barrels of daily crude production — or 50% of the kingdom's oil output. NBC News reports that American intelligenc...
2019-09-17 14:00

Klopp on Champions League: ‘We want to create more stories’ – video Liverpool will be looking to continue their 100% start this season with an away victory against Napoli as they look to defend their Champions League title. The Liverpool manager believes victory over Tottenham in Madrid merely whetted his players’ ap...
2019-09-17 13:30

South Africa reveal scope of random drug testing at Rugby World Cup Coach Matt Proudfoot: ‘six to eight players are tested a week’ Proudfoot defends image of SA rugby after failed summer testsSouth Africa’s forwards coach, Matt Proudfoot, has revealed almost every player can expect to be drug tested at the World Cup ...
2019-09-17 13:30

World Rugby admits concerns over proposed CVC and Six Nations deal • Private equity firm has agreed £300m package in principle• CVC already backs Gallagher Premiership and in Pro14 talksWorld Rugby officials have expressed their concern at the potential implications of Europe’s major rugby-playing nations signing a ...
2019-09-17 13:30

Ben Stokes attacks 'despicable' Sun story about family tragedy England cricketer says front page article about family trauma in 1980s is immoralThe England cricket player Ben Stokes has described a front page article by the Sun newspaper about a family tragedy 31 years ago as “disgusting” and “immoral”.In a stat...
2019-09-17 13:30

County cricket: Hampshire v Somerset, Essex v Surrey, and more – live! Live updates from around the county groundsCounty Championship: day one roundupThe Ashes: Guardian writers pick their highs and lowsAnd you can email Tanya here, tweet her here or comment BTL 12.15pm BST The Durham and Somerset collapse-off continues...
2019-09-17 13:30

Carlo Ancelotti has all the pieces in place. Now Napoli seek silverware The Italian has moulded a smart, adaptable side and Liverpool’s visit is a chance to take the first step towards true successCarlo Ancelotti does not believe in quick fixes. In his 2009 autobiography he explained that he learned the value of patience...
2019-09-17 13:30

Neglect of player welfare is something women’s football must address fast | Suzanne Wrack Basics such as medical care and insurance are being left behind and players are paying with their careers in a growing gameWhen Crystal Palace forward Gemma Bryan took to social media last week out of exasperation at having been left “in limbo” by th...
2019-09-17 13:30

David Squires on … a famous day for the Rebel Alliance, Norwich branch Our cartoonist looks back at the upset of Pep Guardiola’s Galactic Empire in the remotes of Norfolk Take a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
2019-09-17 13:30

Banning fans' free speech is not consistent with our vision of sport. Or democracy MLS fans have been banned for displaying flags with the anti-fascist Iron Front symbol. But it is crucial that peaceful political statements are allowed in sports“Push ‘em back, push ‘em back, waaay back!” is a classic American football chant encoura...
2019-09-17 13:30

Cities: 'When you design for cars, people get left out' Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, suffers from some of the world's worst air quality, due to rapid development, the environmental engineer Bhushan Tuladhar says. How can the city in a valley be redesigned?...
2019-09-17 13:30

Champions League: Could Ansu Fati fill Lionel Messi's boots in Dortmund? Borussia Dortmund host Barcelona in their opening Champions League Group F match. With Messi an injury doubt, Barcelona's wunderkind looks ready to step into the limelight if called upon....
2019-09-17 13:30

Aldi to expand in UK despite profit loss German discounter Aldi says it plans to open more than 100 stores in the UK over the next two years. The news comes just months after rival company Lidl said it wants to step up its presence in London with 40 new sites....
2019-09-17 13:30

France: Brigitte Macron to go back to teaching The French first lady is set to teach at a school for adult students in a tough Paris neighborhood. She previously gave up her job as a literature teacher to support her husband's political career....
2019-09-17 13:30

German schools evacuated after WWI chemical weapon find Two schools near Berlin had to be cleared after toxins were found on a nearby building site. Further investigation revealed the substances were in fact irritant gases from World War I....
2019-09-17 13:30

Erdogan, Putin, Rouhani hold 'productive' talks on Syria Foreign troops should leave Syria once terrorists are defeated and security reestablished, Russia's Vladimir Putin has said at a peace summit in Ankara. Turkey and Russia are at odds over a regime offensive in Idlib....
2019-09-17 13:30

Hungary rejects criticism after EU ministers' grilling The EU has started formal proceedings against Hungary for alleged breaches of the bloc's values and the rule of law. Hungary has strongly rejected the accusations as politically motivated....
2019-09-17 13:30

Data breach reveals personal data of almost all of Ecuador Information including personal details such as names, addresses, national identity numbers and phone numbers has been compromised. The government has described the issue as a "major concern."...
2019-09-17 13:30

Central America suffers massive power outage Honduras has been the worst affected with Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala also partly without electricity. The blackout was caused by a failure in the connection network....
2019-09-17 13:30

Nile dam project: Talks stall between Egypt and Ethiopia Egypt has accused Ethiopia of being "unfair" in talks over a massive dam project. The impasse has occurred due to technical aspects related to the filling and operating of the multi-billion dollar project....
2019-09-17 13:30

IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi calls on fighters to free detained jihadis and families Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is purported to have issued his first message since April. He called on fighters to free tens of thousands of jihadis and family members from prison and detention camps....
2019-09-17 13:30

Greta Thunberg wins Amnesty International award The 16-year-old, and the movement she inspired, have won the 2019 Ambassador of Conscience Award. Germany, meanwhile, confirmed aggressive action on climate change as its citizens prepare for mass protests on Friday....
2019-09-17 13:30

Edward Snowden: Germany a 'primary example' of NSA surveillance cooperation In his new book, Edward Snowden describes how US intelligence agencies collect vast amounts of data around the world. Foreign governments often help facilitate the collection, and Germany is no exception....
2019-09-17 13:30

Solomon Islands switches recognition from Taiwan to China The decision is a major win for China as it seeks to turn a dwindling number of countries that recognize Taiwan. The loss leaves Taiwan recognized by only 16 countries....
2019-09-17 13:30

Brexit: UK Supreme Court to rule on suspension of parliament Britain's highest court is set to determine whether Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue parliament was unlawful. Critics have accused the prime minister of silencing debate in his attempts to push through Brexit....
2019-09-17 13:30

Australia's Cardinal Pell files final appeal against child sex abuse conviction Cardinal George Pell has taken his case to the country's High Court, his last avenue of appeal. He is currently serving a six-year sentence for abusing two boys in the 1990s....
2019-09-17 13:30

Italy's Matteo Renzi to form new party after exiting Democratic Party The former prime minister of Italy has parted ways with the Democratic Party, saying it lacked vision for the future. His decision could destabilize a coalition government between PD and the populist 5-Star Movement....
2019-09-17 13:30

German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter wins the Praemium Imperiale 2019 One of the world's most celebrated violinists, Anne-Sophie Mutter is among the five prizewinners of the prestigious Japanese award that has been called the Nobel prize for the arts....
2019-09-17 13:30

Turkey: Censorship fogging up pollution researchers' work In Turkey, rapid urbanization and poor pollution control are impacting public health, according to researchers. They say the government is fully aware, and is punishing experts who've tried to warn the public....
2019-09-17 13:30

EU Parliament backs France's Lagarde as next ECB chief The nod from EU lawmakers paves the way for Lagarde to take up the post with the European Central Bank in November. Once formally confirmed, she will be the ECB's first female president....
2019-09-17 13:30

Iran rejects US talks after Saudi oil attack blame Ayatollah Khamenei has described US policy against Iran as "worthless" and said "there will be no negotiations at any level." US President Trump has claimed Iran was behind targeted attacks on key Saudi oil facilities....
2019-09-17 13:30

Alternative education for HIV-positive children in Ethiopia Holistic models of care for HIV-positive children are almost non-existent in Ethiopia. In an area south of the capital with a high prevalence of of virus that can lead to AIDS, one school is an exception....
2019-09-17 13:30

'Snowden refugees' in Hong Kong dream of safety in Canada As Edward Snowden releases his memoir, refugees who sheltered him in Hong Kong in 2013 are still stuck in limbo. Now facing deportation, they hope Canada will offer them protection....
2019-09-17 13:30

AS Roma football campaign leads to missing boy's reunion with family A campaign by Italian football team AS Roma led to the successful recovery of a Kenyan teenager who went missing. The team has been using social media since June to help find missing children around the world....
2019-09-17 13:30

Apple Embarks On EU Court Battle Over 13-Billion-Euro Tax Bill Apple embarks on an epic court battle with the EU on Tuesday, fighting the commission's landmark order that the iPhone-maker reimburse Ireland 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes....
2019-09-17 13:30

Who Can Boost Crude Supply To Offset Saudi Oil Attacks? Here's A List Here is a list of countries that could boost crude production to offset losses from Saudi Arabia in the event that the disruption to supplies from the attacks on its Abqaiq and Khurais processing......
2019-09-17 13:30

US Teen Jailed For 20 Years For Supporting Pak-Based Terror Group Lashkar A US court on Monday sentenced a North Texas man to 20 years of imprisonment for providing material support to terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). US District Judge Reed O'Connor sentenced Michael......
2019-09-17 13:30

Perils Of Gender And Geography Hamper Global Development, Says Report Despite steady development gains, a child's birthplace is still the biggest predictor of its future health, and no matter which country you're born in, life is harder if you're a girl, a major report......
2019-09-17 13:30

Nepali Climber Aims To Scale 14 Tallest Peaks In 7 Months The current record for climbing the world's 14 tallest peaks is almost eight years. Nepali climber, Nirmal Purja, who served in the British special forces, has a target of seven months....
2019-09-17 13:30

Hong Kong Train Derails During Rush Hour, 8 Injured A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday leaving eight people injured, authorities said. Images from the scene showed three carriages had left the tracks and......
2019-09-17 13:30

US Reaches Trade Deals With Japan, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said on Monday Washington had struck trade agreements with Tokyo that could be implemented without congressional approval, but stopped short of assuring Japan that new......
2019-09-17 13:30

Brad Pitt Phones Astronaut, Asks "Did You Spot Indian Moon Lander"? When Brad Pitt called the International Space Station (ISS) Monday to talk to American astronaut Nick Hague, the conversation turned to the unexpected consequences of weightless life....
2019-09-17 13:30

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu Fights For Record Fifth Term In Elections Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics....
2019-09-17 13:30

Iran Says Policy Of "Maximum Pressure" Worthless, Rules Out Talks With US Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday ruled out negotiations with the US, as tensions mount between the arch-foes after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on Saudi oil......
2019-09-17 13:30

Pak Hindu Student Found Dead In Hostel Room, Family Alleges Murder A Pakistani Hindu girl from Sindhwas found dead in her hostel room on Tuesday. While the police has said shekilled herself, the girl's family claimed she was murdered....
2019-09-17 13:30

New Zealand PM To Meet US President For First Formal Talks In New York New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday she plans to meet with US President Donald Trump in New York next week, in what would be the first formal bilateral discussions between the......
2019-09-17 13:30

US Woman Sarah Thomas Becomes 1st To Swim English Channel 4 Times: Report An American woman today became the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop. Sarah Thomas, 37, began the epic challenge in the early hours of Sunday and finished after more than 54......
2019-09-17 13:30

Half Of Lost Saudi Oil To Remain Offline For A Month: Report Around three million barrels per day of Saudi oil will remain offline for a month, about half the production halted by the weekend's devastating attacks on key crude facilities, S&P Platts said......
2019-09-17 13:30

Blast In Afghanistan Near Election Rally For President Kills 24: Official A blast killed 24 people and injured 31 others near an election rally held by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in central Parwan province on Tuesday, a health official said....
2019-09-17 13:30

China Signals Veto In Standoff with US Over Afghan UN Mission: Officials China and the United States are deadlocked over a U.N. resolution to extend a mission in Afghanistan, with Beijing signaling it will cast a veto because there is no reference to its Belt and Road......
2019-09-17 13:30

Indian-Americans Urge US Congressman Ro Khanna To Leave Pakistan Caucus A record number of 230 Indian-American organisations in the United States have urged Democratic Congressman Ro Khanna to withdraw from the Congressional Caucus on Pakistan, saying it was contrary to......
2019-09-17 13:30

Venezuela Quietly Loosens Grip on Market, Tempering Economic Crisis President Nicolás Maduro’s authoritarian government, long a practitioner of tight state control of the economy, has cautiously begun implementing free-market policies to tame hyperinflation and correct a brutal economic contraction—and it’s showing s...
2019-09-17 13:30

Ford in talks with VW to develop second EV in Europe, paper says Ford of Europe President Stuart Rowley told the German newspaper Handelsblatt that a decision about whether to build a second model with VW could happen soon....
2019-09-17 13:30

Cardinal George Pell makes appeal to Australia's High Court over sex abuse conviction Disgraced former papal advisor Cardinal George Pell launched a final bid Tuesday to have Australia's High Court overturn his convictions of child sex abuse....
2019-09-17 13:30

Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz square off again as Israel re-runs election A great deal of political uncertainty is expected to be resolved Tuesday as Israel votes in new elections, months after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to establish a coalition government....
2019-09-17 13:30

Iranian religious leader Ali Khamenei: Won't talk to U.S. without 2015 nuclear deal Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday Tehran will never hold talks with the United States until the 2015 nuclear agreement is restored....
2019-09-17 13:30

‘Ninja Warrior’ champ isn’t satisfied: ‘I want to win two times, back to back’ It's official! 'American Ninja Warrior' has crowned its second winner ever. Here's what he's planning to do with the grand prize.        ...
2019-09-17 13:30

'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Controversial Sean Spicer dazzles with outfit, if not with dance The 'Dancing with the Stars' season premiere featured the day-glo debut of Sean Spicer and a save-the-day performance by Christie Brinkley's daughter.        ...
2019-09-17 13:30

'DWTS' video shows Christie Brinkley breaking arm, before daughter wows as fill-in dancer Christie Brinkley's daughter filled in impressively for her injured mother at the 'Dancing With the Stars' season premiere Monday.        ...
2019-09-17 13:30

Israelis Are Voting in an Unprecedented Repeat Election Centered on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis began voting Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power despite a looming indictment on corruption charges. Netanyahu, the longest ser...
2019-09-17 13:00

Effort to Stem Deaths Among Children Falls Short, Report Says Nearly two-thirds of children in developing countries live in villages, cities or regions where deaths under 5 years of age aren’t declining rapidly enough to meet United Nations goals, according to a new report....
2019-09-17 13:00

Cardinal Pell Seeks to Appeal Sex-Abuse Conviction to Australia's Top Court Lawyers for Cardinal George Pell have applied to Australia’s top court to appeal the former Vatican finance chief’s conviction for child sexual abuse....
2019-09-17 13:00

‘Dancing With the Stars’ premiere: Ranking all the contestants from best to worst Sean Spicer, whose casting caused a furor, wore a neon ruffled shirt that was skewered on social media. The unimpressed judges gave President Trump’s former press secretary the second-lowest score....
2019-09-17 13:00

ECB's Villeroy tells Facebook that Libra faces tough scrutiny European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Tuesday that "stablecoins" like Facebook’s Libra highlight gaps in rules and the media giant's project faced a tough regulatory approach....
2019-09-17 13:00

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying towards Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ever spotted...
2019-09-17 13:00

House Democrats sidestep border wall fight until November House Democrats have largely agreed to punt an ugly border wall fight with Donald Trump until November, likely averting a shutdown this month — as long as the president backs the plan. The House is expected to pass a stopgap funding bill this week t...
2019-09-17 13:00

Petrol, Diesel Prices Will Rise If Crude Price Stays High: HPCL Chairman India's Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd has said that price of petrol and diesel at retail outlets might go up if the price of crude stays at current levels....
2019-09-17 13:00

New Mercedes-Maybach SUV To Have Its Signature Scent Expect the Mercedes Maybach GLS to share engines with its sedan counterpart, which means that the 4.0-litre V8 and the 6.0-litre V12 petrol engines are likely to be on offer....
2019-09-17 13:00

Delhi EV Move May Help Save Rs. 6,000 cr In Fuel Imports Over their lifetime, these EVs are estimated to help save Rs 6,000 crore in oil and liquid natural gas imports and 4.8 million tonnes of CO2 emissions, which is equivalent to CO2 emissions from nearly......
2019-09-17 13:00

2019 Royal Enfield Rider Mania Registrations Open Royal Enfield's annual motorcycle and music festival - Rider Mania - is back for 2019 and the bike maker has opened registrations for the same. The 2019 Royal Enfield Rider Mania is scheduled on......
2019-09-17 13:00

Shanghai Issues Permits To Test Autonomous Cars In City Shanghai opened up its first road section for testing smart and connected vehicles in March 2018, and so far the roads have a combined length of 53.6 kilometers, covering 1,580 different scenarios. A......
2019-09-17 13:00

Luddites are coming for your self-checkout line What would you think if you pulled into your favorite gas station and learned that just two of the 10 pumps were operating on a self-serve basis, and the other eight required buzzing a station employee to come and fill your tank? Or if you stopped at...
2019-09-17 13:00

Oil price spike will be 'quite harmful' to some countries: Investor Frank Tsui of Value Partners says the situation in the oil market seems "manageable" unless there is more military action in Saudi Arabia. He also weighs in on the Chinese property market....
2019-09-17 13:00

Sudeley Castle raid: Sledgehammer-wielding burglars steal jewellery King Edward VII gave his mistress in raid on stately home A stately home has been raided by a gang of sledgehammer-wielding burglars who stole "priceless" jewellery King Edward VII had given to his mistress....
2019-09-17 13:00

Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Trump warns it 'looks like' Iran responsible... but says US will not retaliate unless 'definitive proof' found Donald Trump has warned that it is "looking like" Iran was responsible for the attacks on key oil installations in Saudi Arabia but he said does not want war....
2019-09-17 13:00

Rachel Riley says unborn child stopped kicking for two days due to stress caused by hate from online trolls Pregnant Countdown star Rachel Riley has said her unborn baby stopped kicking in the womb for two days due to stress induced by the hate she was receiving from online trolls....
2019-09-17 13:00

Brexit news: Tories round on Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel for attack on conference no-show Boris Johnson Tory MPs have rounded on Luxembourg's leader Xavier Bettel after he took aim at Boris Johnson, who failed to appear at their scheduled joint press conference....
2019-09-17 13:00

Parliament prorogued: Boris Johnson to 'see what judges say' as legal battle over five-week shutdown reaches Supreme Court A legal battle over Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend Parliament as the Brexit deadline looms is set to be heard by the UK's highest court....
2019-09-17 13:00

The Londoner: Defectors given a Glee-ful welcome Lib Dems haze new recruits with raucous sing-song / Jacob Rees-Mogg's curious diet / Grace Campbell wins bowling reprieve / Donald Trump's Scottish connections...
2019-09-17 13:00

Popular panda on loan from China dies in Thai zoo Zoo staff in northern Thailand have donned black and white clothing and observed a minute of silence to mourn the sudden death of their popular male giant panda, who was on a long-term loan from China...
2019-09-17 12:30

Berlin police: In 3 months of e-scooters, 74 accidents Berlin police say in the three months electric scooters have been allowed in the German capital, they’ve seen 74 accidents, 65 cases of drunken driving and 233 traffic violations...
2019-09-17 12:30

Trial opens against controversial Turkish televangelist A controversial Turkish Islamic televangelist and cult leader has gone on trial on more than a dozen charges, including forming a criminal gang, blackmail and sexual abuse of minors...
2019-09-17 12:30

Most senior Catholic pedophile appeals Australia convictions The most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children has lodged an appeal in Australia’s highest court against his convictions in the molestation of two choirboys in a cathedral more than two decades ago...
2019-09-17 12:30

Israelis head to the polls with one question in mind: Should Netanyahu stay or go? The election is the second in five months and caps a season of political deadlock in an increasingly polarized society, with voters migrating to evermore distant right and left, religious and secular camps....
2019-09-17 12:30

The places that finance forgot Countries fall off the global financial grid for a host of reasons: political obtuseness, lack of sovereign recognition, the departure of correspondent banking relationships, even Ebola. But we make a mistake if we think of these places as distant an...
2019-09-17 12:30

Astronomers reveal first photo of mysterious interstellar comet A mystery object from deep space heading towards our solar system has been pictured for the first time. Astronomers first spotted the extrasolar comet around two weeks ago, but the scientific world is baffled about its nature and origins. Experts at ...
2019-09-17 12:30

New Airbus planes will track when you go to the bathroom The connected home is a pretty mainstream phenomenon at this point, as more and more consumers bring products like smart speakers and displays, connected video doorbells, smart appliances and the like into their lives, making ubiquitous connectivity ...
2019-09-17 12:30

NASA astronauts preparing for moonwalk in giant water tank NASA astronaut candidates have to meet a long list of criteria before the space agency decides they’re fit to carry out important duties in space. When astronauts return to the moon in the near future, they’ll be met with challenges that few space tr...
2019-09-17 12:30

Shilpa Shetty Had A Fun Sunday Binge In Dubai (Watch Video) Shilpa Shetty is back with her 'Sunday binge' and this time it is as 'heavenly' as it can get. The actor is vacationing with her family in Dubai and posted a video of her plate full with a decadent......
2019-09-17 12:30

3-Ingredient Protein-Rich Soya Chunk Delight For Your Weight Loss Diet Dietary protein not only helps build and repair muscles but also induces a feeling of satiety, which facilitates weight loss by keeping uncontrolled bingeing at bay....
2019-09-17 12:30

Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Preservative-Free Sambar Powder At Home We bring to you an easy way to make sambar powder at home that is devoid of any preservatives. Prepare some delicious sambar masala with this quick and easy recipe....
2019-09-17 12:30

Keto Diet For Weight Loss: This High-Fat Condiment Can Be A Perfect Addition To Your Keto Diet Plan It's fairly easy to prepare this delight at home, that too, in just 5 minutes. All you need to do is blitz some ingredients together and you're good to go....
2019-09-17 12:30

Anaemia May Contribute To The Spread Of Dengue: Eat These 5 Foods To Combat Anaemia Since mosquitoes mostly spread dengue virus while feeding on iron-deficit blood, a new study suggests consuming iron-rich food if dealing with iron deficiency, anaemia or dengue fever....
2019-09-17 12:30

How To Make UP-Style Matar Or Matra Chaat At Home (Watch Video) A fiery mix of boiled peas mixed with onion, ginger, coriander, lemon juice and roasted Indian spices, Matra Chaat is a sensation across North India....
2019-09-17 12:30

More Trouble For Zomato As Delivery Partners Protest Over Change In Pay Structure Delivery executives of the food delivery giant Zomato started a massive protest across Mumbai and Bengaluru over company's revised pay and incentive structure that might hurt their earnings....
2019-09-17 12:30

Indian Cooking Tips: 3 Quick And Easy Tips To Thicken Raita And Make It Creamier The raitas that we get at restaurants usually have a thick consistency. Be it fried boondi or fresh cut onion and tomatoes, raitas taste the best when there's a slight crunch in them....
2019-09-17 12:30

In the event of a killer asteroid, volcanic apocalypse, or nuclear holocaust, mushrooms could save humanity from extinction Vincent Kessler/Reuters In a new book, writer Bryan Walsh describes strategies that might keep people alive after a disaster like an asteroid impact, supervolcano eruption, or nuclear war. Walsh suggests that because mushrooms, rats, and some insect...
2019-09-17 12:30

5 tips on building a successful skincare brand, according to Drunk Elephant founder Tiffany Masterson Drunk Elephant founder Tiffany Masterson went from being a stay-at-home mom to a founder of one of the buzziest skincare companies in the US. Business Insider spoke with Masterson about her experience building a successful brand and how she's worked...
2019-09-17 12:30

Bogong moth tracker launched in face of 'unprecedented' collapse in numbers New website asks Australians to record sightings of insect that is main food source of the mountain pygmy possumEvery spring, 4.4 billion bogong moths migrate up to 1,000km to the alpine regions of Victoria and New South Wales ahead of the summer hea...
2019-09-17 12:30

Senate inquiry into Great Barrier Reef seen as bid to discredit Queensland laws Greens and conservationists warn it will be used by the Liberal National party to attack state Labor environment rulesThe Senate has approved a Liberal-backed inquiry into whether farming and poor water quality harm the Great Barrier Reef, interprete...
2019-09-17 12:30

Turning blue: China Inc holds breath as Beijing eyes smog-free skies for National Day When the sun comes up in Beijing on Oct. 1, the Chinese government will aim to celebrate its 70th birthday under a brilliant blue sky - and factory bosses hope they can get through it without blanket closures....
2019-09-17 12:30

U.S. solar market growth slows this year as projects pushed back The U.S. solar market will grow more slowly than previously forecast this year as some large projects are shifted into 2020, an industry trade group said on Tuesday....
2019-09-17 12:30

Hurricane Humberto gains strength as it churns toward Bermuda, away from U.S. coast Hurricane Humberto gained strength early Tuesday, packing 90 mph (150 kph) winds and it was expected to become a major hurricane with 111 mph (178 kph) winds by Tuesday night or early Wednesday as it tracks toward Bermuda, forecasters said....
2019-09-17 12:30

SAP's German users demand more help with digital shift Business software group SAP should be more responsive in meeting the needs of its customers as they make the transition to the digital era, the user community in its home market Germany said on Tuesday....
2019-09-17 12:30

Apple says $14 billion EU tax order 'defies reality and common sense' The European Union's order for Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes to Ireland "defies reality and common sense," the U.S. company said on Tuesday, as it launched a legal challenge against the 2016 ruling....
2019-09-17 12:30

Self-driving truck startup TuSimple raises additional $120 million Self-driving truck startup TuSimple said on Tuesday it raised an additional $120 million from investors to be used to expand long-haul services for truck fleets and jointly develop an autonomous commercial vehicle with truck makers and suppliers....
2019-09-17 12:30

These dogs make the world safer. But they’ve been badly neglected, inspectors say. The State Department’s inspector general urged the U.S. government to stop providing bomb-detection dogs to Jordan until their health and welfare are ensured....
2019-09-17 12:30

Joe Biden’s two-word retort to an array of challenges: Barack Obama On the 2020 campaign trail, former vice president Joe Biden is often quick to remind supporters of two things: Barack Obama was a great president, and he was Obama’s vice president....
2019-09-17 12:30

Husband Charged With Murder After Bodies of Wife and 4 Children Are Found The police believe he killed his family at their home in Florida, then stored their bodies there and in his van for several weeks before transporting them to Georgia....
2019-09-17 12:00

Spangenberg sparks Brewers to win over Padres Cory Spangenberg had his second straight big game Monday night, when he hit a go-ahead, two-run triple and finished with three RBIs as the red-hot Milwaukee Brewers beat the visiting San Diego Padres 5-1 in the opener of a four-game series....
2019-09-17 12:00

Beckham, Garrett lead Browns' easy win over Jets Odell Beckham Jr. had a career-long, 89-yard touchdown reception, and Myles Garrett recorded three sacks as the Cleveland Browns posted a 23-3 victory over the New York Jets on Monday night at East Rutherford, N.J....
2019-09-17 12:00

Escobar, Lamb lead D-backs past Marlins Eduardo Escobar bashed his 35th homer and Jake Lamb hit a three-run, go-ahead double to cap a four-run seventh inning in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 7-5 victory over the Miami Marlins on Monday in Phoenix....
2019-09-17 12:00

MLB roundup: NL Central contenders all win Marcell Ozuna had a two-run homer and a two-run double, and he threw out a runner at the plate from left field as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the visiting Washington Nationals 4-2 on Monday....
2019-09-17 12:00

U.S. woman crosses Channel four times in record-breaking swim U.S. endurance swimmer Sarah Thomas has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times without stopping, refueling only on a liquid formula during her 54-hour feat....
2019-09-17 12:00

WeWork’s parent company is reportedly delaying its idiotic IPO plans The Wall Street Journal reports that The We Company, which owns co-working space provider WeWork, is putting its plans for an IPO on hold. Finally, good sense prevails at the firm. The real estate company had achieved a private valuation of $47 billi...
2019-09-17 12:00

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘SegWit transactions account for over 50% of all Bitcoin payments’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Kierkegaard used to say: If you l...
2019-09-17 12:00

Former pro ice hockey player detained for $700,000 Bitcoin fraud It’s a slippery slope dealing with Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Igor Musatov, former professional ice hockey player from Russia, has been detained in Moscow for swindling 45 million Rubles ($700,000) from the CEO of an IT company, Crime Russia reports...
2019-09-17 12:00

Colossal Ecuador leak exposes data of 20M individuals — including Julian Assange Welp, 2019 is shaping up to be the year of nationwide data breaches. After Bulgaria and Chile, Ecuador has suffered a colossal data leak, containing the personal information for over 20 million individuals — including the personal details of Wikileak...
2019-09-17 12:00

Missiles and drones that hit Saudi oil fields: Made in Iran, but fired by whom? Enlarge / Smoke billows from Saudi Aramco's oil processing plants in Abqaiq and Khurais, Saudi Arabia, after attacks on September 14—attacks that used drones and possibly cruise missiles built in Iran. (credit: Orbital Horizon/Copernicus Sentinel Dat...
2019-09-17 12:00

Kamala Harris doubles down on call for Kavanaugh's impeachment: The allegations are 'credible' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., reiterated her call for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh following the criticized New York Times story that revived the sexual misconduct allegations. ...
2019-09-17 12:00

US shares info with Saudi Arabia that blames Iran for oil field attack: report Iran was the staging ground for the weekend attacks on the massive Saudi Arabia oil field, according to U.S. intelligence that was shared with the kingdom, a report said....
2019-09-17 12:00

Durbin asked about prospects of Kavanaugh impeachment, says ‘get real’ Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was asked Monday about the prospects of Democrats taking up an effort to impeach Brett Kavanaugh from the Supreme Court and responded, “Get real,” according to a report....
2019-09-17 12:00

Striking GM autoworkers seek to undo union deal setting different wage tiers General Motors workers went on strike this week in part to undo an agreement their union, the United Auto Workers, made nearly a decade ago to protect longtime workers at the expense of new ones. New hires at GM make only about half as much as longti...
2019-09-17 11:30

Panda, Flamingo, Ice Cream, Tree: See the Outrageous New Masked Singer Season 2 Costumes If your front row invites to fashion week’s whirlwind of shows somehow got lost in the mail this season, fear not — you’re guaranteed full access to one of the most flamboyant presentations this fall with the sartorial lineup of The...
2019-09-17 11:30

Can the N.F.L. Turn a 360-Pound Rugby Player Into a Football Star? Jordan Mailata had barely played football before the Eagles drafted him last year. Now he has to prove himself in one of the sport’s most technically demanding positions...
2019-09-17 11:30

Rugby Is a Sport for Big Guys, and the Shorties During the Rugby World Cup, the smallest players can maneuver around tight spaces and “be quite pesky,” getting into places the large players cannot....
2019-09-17 11:30

Red Bull Salzburg Gets Its Wings The Champions League has brought the perennial Austrian champion nothing but pain. This year, just reaching the group stage is a pleasure. But it’s also vindication for a vision....
2019-09-17 11:30

Love Among the Ruins In Stella Tillyard’s novel “Call Upon the Water,” a 17th-century Dutch engineer sets out to drain the English fenlands, but finds his spirit drained instead....
2019-09-17 11:30

Confronting Grief, Mental Illness and Marginalization, in Verse Four poetry collections — “Be Recorder,” by Carmen Giménez Smith; “Odes to Lithium,” by Shira Erlichman; “Grief Sequence,” by Prageeta Sharma; and “Eyes Bottle Dark With a Mouthful of Flowers,” by Jake Skeets — explore narratives of belonging and ide...
2019-09-17 11:30

Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. Lawsuits have been filed against e-cigarette maker Juul and more are expected amid incre...
2019-09-17 11:00

Race, income may impact U.S. oral cancer screening rates Only about 1 in 3 U.S. adults say a dentist has ever examined them for oral cancer - and most of those who remember getting such exams are non-Hispanic whites, a new study suggests....
2019-09-17 11:00

1 in 16 US women forced or coerced into first-time sex Many American women are physically forced or coerced into having sex for the first time, and a new study suggests these women have a higher risk for developing sexual and general health problems....
2019-09-17 11:00

South Korea on highest alert after African swine fever found South Korea has raised its animal disease alert to the highest level after discovering its first outbreak of deadly African swine fever at a pig farm in Paju, a town near its border with North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday....
2019-09-17 11:00

Perils of gender and geography hamper global development, report finds Despite steady development gains, a child's birthplace is still the biggest predictor of its future health, and no matter which country you're born in, life is harder if you're a girl, a major report said on Tuesday....
2019-09-17 11:00

Uber restricts drivers’ app access in NYC to comply with regulation Uber will begin limiting drivers’ access to its app in NYC to comply with regulation aimed at boosting drivers’ pay and easing congestion in Manhattan.Read More...
2019-09-17 11:00

‘Get real’: Senior Democrats shut down Kavanaugh impeachment push Senior Democrats are moving quickly to snuff out calls to impeach Brett Kavanaugh, arguing those tactics are unrealistic and politically harmful. Democrats are already wrestling with whether to try to oust President Donald Trump, and leadership sees...
2019-09-17 11:00

Wife of The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek says he died while recovering from surgery Paulina Porizkova, who announced in May 2018 that she and Ocasek had split after 28 years of marriage, did not elaborate on what kind of operation the 75-year-old rocker had undergone before his death on Sunday....
2019-09-17 11:00

Google to unveil the Pixel 4 at a hardware event on October 15th Well-sourced gadget news leaker Evan Blass spilled the beans last week on when Google’s much-anticipated Pixel 4 phone would be released (Oct. 15 was the date he pegged, via a tweet we reported on here). Unfortunately, he did so on the same day...
2019-09-17 11:00

iPhone 11 unboxing photos hit the internet days before the official release With the iPhone 11 release scheduled for this Friday, images of the first iPhone 11 unboxing may have just leaked online. Of course, you may want to take this all with the requisite grain of salt, but it’s worth noting that unboxing photos of n...
2019-09-17 11:00

Microsoft’s dual-screen Surface may have tech that could improve foldable phones Microsoft is widely expected to unveil a few brand-new Surface models in early October in addition to the successors to the Surface Pro and Laptop lines. The company will introduce its first Surface devices packing AMD and ARM processors, as well as ...
2019-09-17 11:00

A brand new Android phone you can’t buy is as close as we’ve seen to a perfect design We’re getting awfully close to the all-screen phone with all want, thanks to several innovations that have allowed smartphone vendors to reduce bezels to a minimum and increase screen real estate without also increasing the overall footprint of...
2019-09-17 11:00

This is what climate change looks like in Australia – in pictures As predictions about the climate crisis increasingly become observations, Australians are witnessing first hand the impacts of more frequent and severe weather events. These images supplied by the Climate Council show the devastating effects on the c...
2019-09-17 11:00