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2019-08-18 21:37

We asked 35 executives how they balance family and work. Here's what they said High-level executives with children have a few advantages over other working parents: They make more money, which makes childcare easier to afford. They may have more say in where and when they work. And they can influence what "family friendly" mean...
2019-08-18 21:30

Corey Lewandowski says he's willing to appear before Judiciary panel Corey Lewandowski, the former Trump campaign aide who was subpoenaed Thursday by the House Judiciary Committee, said on Friday that he fully intended to appear before the panel....
2019-08-18 21:30

Steve King defends comments on abortion, rape and incest at town hall Republican Rep. Steve King clashed with constituents as he defended several of his controversial comments on abortion and immigration during a Saturday town hall in his hometown of Storm Lake, Iowa....
2019-08-18 21:30

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to overhaul country's 'dysfunctional criminal justice system' Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled Sunday a criminal justice overhaul to "reform every aspect of America's dysfunctional criminal justice system" by ending "for-profit greed" in the system, expanding inmates' rights and ch...
2019-08-18 21:30

| De Plus wins BinckBank Tour for first title Belgian rider Laurens De Plus clinched overall victory in the BinckBank Tour when he was part of a small breakaway late in the seventh and final stage....
2019-08-18 21:30

| Miller-Uibo sparkles as Blake shows he is not spent force Shaunae Miller-Uibo came from behind to overhaul home hope Dina Asher-Smith and win a star-studded women's 200 metres at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting....
2019-08-18 21:30

| Mickelson almost misses tee time after hotel 'struck by lightning' Phil Mickelson said he narrowly avoided missing his final-round tee time for the BMW Championship at Medinah after his hotel room was "struck by lightning"....
2019-08-18 21:30

| Lampard denied first win as Leicester hold Chelsea Frank Lampard is still waiting for his first win as Chelsea manager after Wilfred Ndidi gave Leicester a draw to spoil the Blues legend's homecoming....
2019-08-18 21:30

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle. Beijing wants global companies to back its power over the city, even as their workers join protests calling for greater say in the fate of their home....
2019-08-18 21:30

Pieters becomes 1st golfer to win Czech Masters twice Thomas Pieters shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to become the first golfer to win the Czech Masters for the second time       ...
2019-08-18 21:30

A lot of parallels: Elway has long been Lynch's idol, mentor NFL general managers and longtime friends John Elway and John Lynch cross paths again when Broncos and 49ers hold joint practices in advance of preseason game       ...
2019-08-18 21:30

Opinion: Andrew Luck's pregame workout a positive sign for Colts After three weeks of bad news, the Colts finally had reason to smile Saturday as Andrew Luck worked out before the Browns preseason game.       ...
2019-08-18 21:30

Nate Diaz scores unanimous decision victory vs. Anthony Pettis in return at UFC 241 In his first UFC bout since 2016, Nate Diaz defeated Anthony Pettis in a unanimous decision during UFC 241 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California.       ...
2019-08-18 21:30

Sean McVay broke down plays on TV during a Rams game, and it was delightful Sean McVay hopped onto a headset with the NFL Network broadcast during the Los Angeles Rams' 14-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.       ...
2019-08-18 21:30

Denny Hamlin chases down Matt DiBenedetto at Bristol, apologizes to soon-to-be-rideless driver Pole-sitter Denny Hamlin halts upset bid of Matt DiBenedetto, who was told this week that Leavine Family Racing won't bring him back next season.       ...
2019-08-18 21:30

This tiny Michigantown gym was once ruled by a goose in a diaper The high school burned down, but a handful of Michigantown residents saved its historic little gym to honor the tradition, the coach and the goose.       ...
2019-08-18 21:30

Liberty football coach Hugh Freeze had surgery for life-threatening staph infection Ex-Ole Miss and current Liberty football coach Hugh Freeze underwent surgery last week for complications from staph infection, he confirmed to ESPN.       ...
2019-08-18 21:30

Young Red Sox fan uplifts Orioles' Chris Davis during slump with heartwarming letter A young Red Sox fan, 9-year-old Henry Frasca, wrote a heartwarming letter to the Orioles' Chris Davis in April. The two linked up at Fenway Park.       ...
2019-08-18 21:30

ESPN 'Sunday Night Baseball' broadcaster Jessica Mendoza on car accident: '(I) had nightmares' ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" analyst Jessica Mendoza said she was "shaken up" after the car accident that caused her to miss last week's broadcast.       ...
2019-08-18 21:30

Hotel fire nearly causes Phil Mickelson to miss tee time at BMW Championship Phil Mickelson was left in jeopardy of missing his tee time Sunday morning for the final round of the BMW Championship.       ...
2019-08-18 21:30

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Jerusalem 'violations' The move follows last week's clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces at one of the holiest sites for Muslims and Jews. A Jordanian-controlled religious authority, the Waqf, supervises holy sites in Jerusalem....
2019-08-18 21:30

Russian opposition figure detained upon release from jail No sooner had he walked out of a Moscow jail than activist Ilya Yashin was detained for a third time, accused of urging mass protests. Several opposition politicians are barred from next month's Moscow city elections....
2019-08-18 21:30

Bundesliga Bulletin: Borussia Dortmund get early edge on Bayern Munich The Bundesliga kicked off with a bang on as Borussia Dortmund took advantage of Bayern's slip-up on opening night. There was also a baptism of fire for Union Berlin as they hosted Bundesliga football for the first time....
2019-08-18 21:30

Opinion: Clash of cultures in Berlin highlights choice facing the Bundesliga RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs shined a light on the future of the Bundesliga and German football....
2019-08-18 21:30

Grey's Anatomy Star Camilla Luddington Marries Longtime Love Matthew Alan It's wedding bells and love songs for Grey's Anatomy star Camilla Luddington. The 35-year-old actress, who is best known for her role as Dr. Jo Wilson on the hit ABC drama,......
2019-08-18 21:30

Kim Kardashian Says She'd Do "Anything" for Paris Hilton: "She Literally Gave Me a Career" There is no schedule too demanding for Kim Kardashian! "God, I'm so tired," she huffs in this preview clip from Keeping Up With the Kardashians' upcoming 17th season,......
2019-08-18 21:30

Why the Women of Friends Seem to Say "I'll Be There for You" Much More Than the Men There's something to be said for the way sudden fame bonds you with the people experiencing it alongside you. Nothing can prepare you for the ways in which life changes when you go,......
2019-08-18 21:30

Miley Cyrus Spotted With Kaitlynn Carter and Mom Tish as Liam Hemsworth Remains in Australia Mum's the word! On Saturday, a week after Miley Cyrus and fellow newly single star Kaitlynn Carter raised eyebrows when they were photographed kissing in Italy, the two were spotted......
2019-08-18 21:30

Watch Cardi B's Daughter Kulture Give Mom the Side-Eye in Hilarious Video Cardi B and husband Offset's daughter is such a mood, okurrrr? The 26-year-old rap star posted on her Instagram page on Saturday an adorable, hilarious video of 13-month-old Kulture......
2019-08-18 21:30

Where to Watch the Cast of Euphoria While You Wait for Season 2 It only been two weeks since Euphoria's first season finale, and the comedown is still so real. Sure, the breakout HBO hit will be back for a second season next year, but who can wait......
2019-08-18 21:30

Khloe Kardashian Poses in Bikini and Plays With Her Beach Baby True Thompson Khloe Kardashian is showing off her own "revenge body" and reflecting on her summer of "peace" and "strength" with her littlest love, True Thompson. The......
2019-08-18 21:30

Katie Maloney and Tom Schwartz Celebrate Wedding Anniversary After Making Marriage Legal The celebrations continue for now-legally married Vanderpump Rules' stars Katie Maloney and Tom Schwartz. The two had had a second wedding and submitted a signed marriage certificate......
2019-08-18 21:30

Inside the Song of Summer: Where It Came From, When It Started and Why This Year's Isn't Even Up for Debate It's that time of year again. The kids are returning to school, the days are getting shorter, and, even though there's been no real relief from the heat yet, that can only mean......
2019-08-18 21:30

White House Economic Adviser Confirms Plans for New Round of China Talks White House economic adviser Lawrence Kudlow confirmed the possibility of holding trade talks with China in the U.S. in an effort to allay fears of a spiraling trade war between the two countries....
2019-08-18 21:00

Costly Tariff Spat Masks Deeper Trade Problems In waging a trade war on multiple fronts, President Trump appears to be turning the clock back to a bygone era, when high barriers to trade were a daily fact of economic life....
2019-08-18 21:00

Nordstrom Did So Much Right, but It's Still in Trouble Nordstrom invested heavily in e-commerce, didn’t open too many stores and has been quick to experiment with new types of shopping formats. Yet, it’s suffering the same fate as department stores that innovated less....
2019-08-18 21:00

Small Companies Play Big Role in Robocall Scourge, but Remedies Are Elusive The billions of illegal robocalls inundating Americans are being facilitated largely by small telecom carriers that transmit calls over the internet, industry officials say. But authorities are at odds over what they can do to stop them....
2019-08-18 21:00

How Climate Change Is Breaking Temperature Records Around the World in 2019 July 2019 was the hottest July and the hottest month on record globally since temperature records began in a year of many record-breaking temperatures as heat waves hit many parts of the world. This trend of high temperatures and heatwaves looks set ...
2019-08-18 21:00

Elon Musk is once again on a quest to ‘nuke Mars’ If there’s one thing you can say about Elon Musk it’s that he’s never lacked ambition. He’s founded a number of successful companies, and with SpaceX he’s pushed science forward by lowering the cost of entry for satellit...
2019-08-18 21:00

Hubble spots a big, weird blob of star gas When you gaze at the sky on a clear night, you can easily spot countless stars shining bright. Most of them look pretty much identical, aside from varying brightness, but when NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope zooms in on a distant object, it can s...
2019-08-18 21:00

Ohio man charged with threatening Jewish community center An Ohio man who authorities said is a self-described white nationalist is in custody on charges that he threatened to attack a local Jewish community center....
2019-08-18 21:00

White House Sought Ways to Block Undocumented Immigrant Children From Attending Public Schools Some top aides to President Donald Trump sought for months for a way to give states the power to block undocumented immigrant children from enrolling in public schools — all part of the administration’s efforts to stem illegal crossings a...
2019-08-18 21:00

White House Economic Adviser Confirms President Trump’s Interest in Buying Greenland (WASHINGTON) — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow is confirming that President Donald Trump “wants to take a look at” buying Greenland, although the semi-autonomous territory of Denmark has said it’s not for sale. Kudlo...
2019-08-18 21:00

|SAwon'tfixjobscrisiswithadigitalband-aid-4IRexpert South Africa needs to realise that the Fourth Industrial Revolution is already here, and the country is dangerously ill-prepared, warns an education expert....
2019-08-18 21:00

Detained oil tanker at centre of US power struggle 'set to depart' The Iranian oil tanker which has been detained off Gibraltar since early last month is expected to depart this evening, Iran's ambassador to Britain has said....
2019-08-18 21:00

Hong Kong protesters throng streets peacefully in heavy rain Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied peacefully in Hong Kong on Sunday, in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-18 20:30

Protecting Singapore from rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion Protecting Singapore against rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion ($72 billion) or more over 100 years, its prime minister said on Sunday, as the low-lying island-state makes preparations to mitigate the impact of global warming....
2019-08-18 20:30

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity....
2019-08-18 20:30

Having kids makes you happier, but only when they move out Parents with young children are less happy than non-parents, but the tables seem to turn when their children leave home and become more supportive than stressful...
2019-08-18 20:30

Hundreds of thousands gather in Hong Kong park for pro-democracy rally Organizers said they hoped the assembly would be peaceful, which would make for a rare calm weekend in a months-long movement marked by violent clashes....
2019-08-18 20:30

U.K. could face shortages of food, medicine with no-deal Brexit: leaked report According to "secret" documents obtained by the Sunday Times, the U.K. government warns of "significant" disruptions to the supply of drugs and medicine, a decrease in the availability of fresh food in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
2019-08-18 20:30

Raif Badawi case: Efforts to free jailed blogger continue after 7 years More than seven years after Raif Badawi was thrown in prison, lawyers and allies of the Saudi blogger are increasingly lobbying foreign governments in an effort to secure his release....
2019-08-18 20:30

UPDATE 2-White House says no recession in sight, pushes China trade talks White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage ...
2019-08-18 20:00

Sick of the heat? Here's where you can find a cool family vacation in summer It's the middle of summer, and you're probably indoors right now, a refugee from the unbearable heat. Maybe you're imagining a cool family vacation.       ...
2019-08-18 20:00

Goodnight, Hard Rock: Las Vegas hotel and casino will close 8 months for renovation Heads up, Las Vegas travelers: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will shut down for eight months of renovations in 2020. It'll reopen as a Virgin Hotel.       ...
2019-08-18 20:00

The head of security for cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase describes his biggest challenge Coinbase security chief Philip Martin explains, "Possession of a key is possession of your currency. What that means is that you can't revoke a cryptocurrency key, if that key is lost, compromised, there is no ability to get [the value] back."...
2019-08-18 20:00

Body-Cam Footage Shows 19-Year-Old De’Von Bailey Running Away as He Was Shot by Police; Autopsy Rules Death a Homicide Once again, something that started so innocuously, with the words, “Hey guys” spoken by a police officer has left bullets in the back of a dead black teen....
2019-08-18 20:00

The Last Holdouts: White Evangelical Christians, Why Can’t You See? A recent Quinnipiac poll found 50 percent of white Americans do not believe Donald Trump is racist. Among evangelicals, the poll goes on to say, “While half of voters think President Donald Trump is racist, religion shows an even bigger divide. Only ...
2019-08-18 20:00

Report: Facebook Content Mods Say Company Therapists Were Pressured to Share Session Details Adding to an already ridiculously long list of complaints, now Facebook’s content moderators say a higher-up asked company-appointed counselors to share information from their sessions, according to a new report from the Intercept.Read more......
2019-08-18 19:30

This New Alien: Covenant Short Film Revisits the Scene of the Crime The two-year anniversary of Alien: Covenant coming to home release was a few days ago, and the official Alien Anthology YouTube account has surprised us with a new short film set in the Alien universe to celebrate. Read more......
2019-08-18 19:30

How do I ask my chatty co-workers to shut up? I work in a large office with the dreaded open-seating plan. Several co-workers regularly eat lunch at their desks and socialize as though they’re at a restaurant. The noise levels, personal conversations and overall chatter is distracting to those o...
2019-08-18 19:30

'I plead guilty': Larry Kudlow admits he was wrong about 2008 recession NBC host Chuck Todd reminded White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow of his ill-fated prediction in 2007 that there was "no recession coming," as Kudlow praised current economic forecasts....
2019-08-18 19:30

Amazon Says It Can Detect Fear on Your Face. You Scared? The company updates its Rekognition suite with an algorithm that can tell if you’re afraid. Researchers say such emotion detectors don’t work very well....
2019-08-18 19:00

Why video games are shooting down the Hollywood model If a game studio wants to stick around long term, it’s going to need a subscription strategy. It’s going to have to make every month a launch month.Read More...
2019-08-18 19:00

No Man’s Sky: Beyond guide — How it works in VR Now that No Man’s Sky: Beyond is finally out, including comprehensive VR support, you may need these beginner tips and tricks are for playing in VR for the first time.Read More...
2019-08-18 19:00

K4Connect: Why technology is poised to disrupt senior living industries K4Connect is making technology for the growing number of seniors who are coping with some kind of disability while living in a community setting.Read More...
2019-08-18 19:00

Ransomware attack cripples at least 20 local Texas agencies, state government says At least 20 local government entities across Texas have been taken hostage by a coordinated ransomware attack, the Texas Department of Information Resources announced Friday....
2019-08-18 19:00

At age 22, she gave up studying law to sell $63,000 swimsuits and $2,300 bras Claudia Lambeth realized becoming lawyer wasn't what she was passionate about, so at 22 years old she took a giant leap and started a luxury lingerie company called Luna Mae....
2019-08-18 19:00

Amazon execs contributed to Congressional antitrust probe leader two months before July hearing Experts say the timing of Amazon executives' contributions to Rep. David Cicilline likely reflect the company's heightened urgency over growing regulatory scrutiny....
2019-08-18 19:00

The $1 billion-hop across the pond and the other airline routes that make the most money Business-traveler heavy routes like trans-Atlantic and transcontinental flights bring in the most revenue for airlines, which are racing to add more premium seats aboard their planes....
2019-08-18 19:00

This fall upscale travelers are hunting for new adventures. Here is where they are finding them. Tried-and-true destinations remain popular but a number of new destinations are emerging as the rich seek out more private, low-key travel experience or travel with family on multigenerational trips....
2019-08-18 19:00

Afghanistan: Dozens killed in blast at Kabul wedding hall At least 63 people have been killed and nearly 200 wounded in a suicide bombing in Kabul. An Islamic State-affiliated group in Afghanistan claimed responsibility for the deadly attack....
2019-08-18 18:30

Peru: Protesters march to denounce violence against women Hundreds of women have taken part in a demonstration in Peru's capital, Lima, to draw attention to the problem of gender violence in the country. Peru has one of the highest rates of violence against women in the region....
2019-08-18 18:30

Retaliatory Israeli strikes 'kill three Palestinians' in Gaza The violence in Gaza spiked after Palestinian militants in the Hamas-controlled area fired rockets at southern Israel late Saturday. Israel and Gaza's Islamist movement Hamas have fought three wars since 2008....
2019-08-18 18:30

Iceland holds ceremony for first glacier lost to climate change Iceland is commemorating the loss of Okjokull with the prime minister and guests from international universities and the United Nations. The ceremony is intended to provoke real emotions toward climate change....
2019-08-18 18:30

Bangladesh slum fire destroys thousands of homes The huge blaze razed around 2,000 tin shacks in a crowded Dhaka slum, making at least 3,000 people homeless. Fires are frequent — and many a time deadly — in the Bangladeshi capital due to lax safety measures....
2019-08-18 18:30

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for holidays might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper. Some newcomers simultaneously claim to be fleeing persecution there....
2019-08-18 18:30

No-deal Brexit equals food, fuel and drug shortages, says leaked report Britain faces a shortfall of everyday essentials if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, a new leaked report says. Some lawmakers are demanding Parliament be recalled to discuss a no-deal Brexit....
2019-08-18 18:30

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian tanker Gibraltar authorities have rejected a US warrant to seize an Iranian tanker that was previously detained by UK troops.  The ship has since been released, but the US tried to keep it in port by claiming terrorism links....
2019-08-18 18:30

Hong Kong protesters march in peace after weeks of chaos Thousands of pro-democracy protesters march in peace in the city's center to "show the world that Hong Kong people can be totally peaceful." The day of peace marks the 11th week of demonstrations....
2019-08-18 18:30

Spain invites stranded migrants to disembark in Algeciras Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has told the port of Algeciras to welcome migrants from a charity rescue boat. But a spokesperson for the Open Arms vessel declined the offer, citing an emergency situation on board....
2019-08-18 18:30

Bundesliga transfers: Bayern Munich confirm signing of Michael Cuisance from Gladbach Bayern Munich have signed rising star Michael Cuisance from Borussia Mönchengladbach, with the French central midfielder joining for a fee upwards of €10 million. Follow all of the transfer news here!...
2019-08-18 18:30

Istanbul unprepared for next big deadly earthquake, say experts The question is not if — but when — a devastating earthquake will hit Istanbul. Experts say the city of 15 million people is unprepared for the next big tremor....
2019-08-18 18:30

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash Former NFL running back and University of Texas star Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash, according to the Austin American-Statesman. He was 36. The accident occurred on Mount Bonnell Road in West Austin after 10 p.m. Saturday, ac...
2019-08-18 18:30

The Restless Peninsula: The Proud and Colorful History of Iberia Over the ages, the Iberian Peninsula was a melting pot of diverse cultures and civilizations, a piece of Europe that saw numerous migrations and many nations that rose and fell on its soil.  ...
2019-08-18 18:30

|Givegov'tyourpensionfundsorhavethecountryturntotheIMF?Noneedforeither,saysDA The ANC should work towards reforms that will avoid seeing the introduction of asset prescription or seeking money from the International Monetary Fund, urged the DA....
2019-08-18 18:30

Kate Middleton, Prince William 'hardly knew' Meghan Markle ahead of Prince Harry wedding, royal expert says A royal expert claims that the alleged feud between Prince William and Prince Harry was spawned when the Duke of Cambridge and Kate Middleton were shocked at the speed with which Harry moved in his relationship with Meghan Markle....
2019-08-18 18:30

Los Angeles Opera won't release details of Placido Domingo sexual misconduct investigation The Los Angeles Opera has declined to release any details of its promised investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against opera legend Placido Domingo, the company’s longtime general director, including whether it has already started....
2019-08-18 18:30

Elvis Presley spy animated series 'Agent King' coming to Netflix Netflix, on the 42nd anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, announced that it has ordered the adult animated action comedy series “Agent King” from Priscilla Presley and John Eddie. Authentic Brands Group, Sony Pictures Animation, and Sony Pictures Te...
2019-08-18 18:30

Justice Department backs Led Zeppelin in 'Stairway to Heaven' copyright case The U.S. Department of Justice has weighed in on the next big music copyright case on the horizon following the Katy Perry “Dark Horse” decision, and taken Led Zeppelin’s side in the long-running copyright dispute that pits the writers of the group’s...
2019-08-18 18:30

Huawei P40: what we want to see While we're still waiting for a firm Huawei P40 release date leak, we're excited for the upcoming smartphone – the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro came out in March 2019 after all, and we already know how the Chinese firm can improve with the...
2019-08-18 18:30

Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht for the UN climate summit Climate activist Greta Thunberg will cross the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat on her way to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23....
2019-08-18 18:00

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful HK protest Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain in the Chinese territory, where massive pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular weekend activity...
2019-08-18 18:00

Satellite images suggest Iran satellite launch looms Iran appears to be preparing to attempt another satellite launch after twice failing this year to put one in orbit, despite U.S. accusations that the Islamic Republic’s program helps it develop ballistic missiles...
2019-08-18 18:00

Leaked memo says Britain faces economic, social chaos if it goes through with a ‘no-deal Brexit’ Rising food and social care prices and severe delays in medical supplies are just some of the effects of a 'no-deal' Brexit predicted in the leaked documents, according to the Sunday Times....
2019-08-18 18:00

Gibraltar rejects U.S. request to seize Iranian oil tanker The tanker, now flying the Iranian flag, is preparing to depart the Mediterranean port, raising the question of what further action the U.S. may take....
2019-08-18 18:00

Chinese police investigate FedEx package containing handgun Police in Southeast China's Fujian province have launched an investigation after a FedEx parcel sent from the United States was found to contain a handgun, the latest Chinese-related problem to affect the U.S. package delivery firm....
2019-08-18 18:00

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook....
2019-08-18 18:00

FEATURE-U.S. whiskey exporters struggle after year of EU tariffs When Europe's tariffs on U.S. whiskey hit in June 2018, craft distillery Mountain Laurel Spirits LLC lost 10% of its sales overnight as its European distributor simply stopped buying its award-winning Dad's Hat Pennsylvania Rye Whiskey....
2019-08-18 18:00

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks pressured by banks, Industries Qatar lifts Doha Saudi shares ended lower on Sunday, hit by weakness in banking stocks, while the Qatari index snapped a three-day losing streak as Industries Qatar's rebounded after steep declines on its first-half results. The Saudi index eased by 0.3%, with Sa...
2019-08-18 18:00

Hindu group sees Chinese telecom firms as security risk for India A Hindu nationalist group close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has stepped up criticism of Chinese telecom equipment makers, warning that their presence in India posed "an unacceptable security risk"....
2019-08-18 18:00

White House says 'no recession in sight' despite market turmoil White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage ...
2019-08-18 18:00

Novartis exec sold shares before drug data manipulation made public An unnamed Novartis executive sold 925,400 Swiss francs ($946,000) worth of shares less than three weeks before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced data from tests of its gene therapy Zolgensma had been manipulated....
2019-08-18 18:00

What Your Snapchat Selfie Has in Common With the Army If you dodged real-world trash cans to chase virtual monsters during the Pokemon Go craze, you experienced augmented reality. Sixty years after fighter pilots used the precursor to AR technology, the......
2019-08-18 18:00

Vauxhall driver Jason Plato on top in Thruxton BTCC practice Double British Touring Car Championship champion and Vauxhall driver Jason Plato topped the free practice times as the series makes its second visit of the season to Thruxton...
2019-08-18 17:30

WRC's Neuville dominates on TCR Germany circuit racing debut Hyundai's World Rally Championship title contender Thierry Neuville took a hat-trick of pole, fastest lap and victory on his circuit racing debut in TCR Germany at the Nurburgring...
2019-08-18 17:30

Tordoff on pole, front-driven cars excel in BTCC qualifying at Thruxton Sam Tordoff scored pole position for the second time at Thruxton this season, edging Jason Plato in a British Touring Car Championship qualifying shootout dominated by front-wheel-drive competition...
2019-08-18 17:30

Sainz: Difference between F1 teams, cars underestimated Carlos Sainz says Formula 1 teams are "a lot more different than what people imagine", and believes the value of team continuity for a driver is underestimated...
2019-08-18 17:30

Pocono IndyCar qualifying cancelled, Newgarden on pole IndyCar championship leader Josef Newgarden will start tomorrow's race at Pocono from pole position after rainfall led to the cancellation of qualifying at the tri-oval...
2019-08-18 17:30

Ex-Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Speed breaks back in rallycross event Former Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Scott Speed has broken his back following a heavy landing after a jump in a standalone rallycross event in America...
2019-08-18 17:30

Toyota driver Hamlin comes from two laps down for Bristol NASCAR win Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin recovered from being two laps down to beat Leavine Family Racing's Matt DiBenedetto in the NASCAR Cup race at Bristol....
2019-08-18 17:30

Honda decision when to take F1 penalties with Red Bull 'very complicated' The decision on when Honda's next upgraded Formula 1 engine will be introduced, which will trigger grid penalties for Red Bull, is "very complicated", according to the manufacturer's technical chief...
2019-08-18 17:30

Hirakawa takes first Super Formula win at Motegi, Cassidy gets series lead Ryo Hirakawa notched up his maiden Super Formula victory at Motegi, as Nick Cassidy finished on the podium to snatch the championship lead from Naoki Yamamoto...
2019-08-18 17:30

Investigators reveal cause of ex-NASCAR driver Earnhardt's plane crash Collapsed landing gear caused the plane carrying ex-NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr and his family to crash off the runway before bursting into flames, says the National Transportation Safety Board...
2019-08-18 17:30

Thruxton BTCC: Tordoff takes first win in almost a year, Plato punished Sam Tordoff won the opening British Touring Car Championship race at Thruxton from pole position, as second-place starter Jason Plato was relegated to 17th after a penalty...
2019-08-18 17:30

Chris Ingram takes ERC points' lead despite losing ERC1 Junior title Chris Ingram has missed out on the ERC1 Junior title by only 0.3s on the Barum Rally, despite taking the lead of the European Rally Championship outright...
2019-08-18 17:30

Third win of the BTCC season for Honda driver Josh Cook at Thruxton Josh Cook bagged his third win of the British Touring Car Championship season in the second race at Thruxton as polesitter Sam Tordoff fell to 10th with a radiator issue...
2019-08-18 17:30

Save £140 on Now TV Sky Sports pass for ten months of access We're into week two of the new Premier League season, but that doesn't mean it's too late to take advantage of this incredible Now TV Sky Sports pass deal. There's no reason you couldn't get live streaming Premier League foot...
2019-08-18 17:30

Early access program gives us a sneak peek at Apple Arcade We've been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Apple Arcade since it was announced back in March, and now we have a few more clues as to what it will look like, courtesy of an internal early access program at Apple.Details obtained by 9to5Mac show a...
2019-08-18 17:30

China VPN use may finally be getting easier China may finally be softening its stance on VPN services, reports have claimed.The city of Beijing has unveiled its plans to allow overseas firms to invest in VPN services within a trial zone by the end of the year as part of China's ongoing ef...
2019-08-18 17:30

Major Bluetooth security flaw leaves millions of devices at risk A significant security vulnerability in Bluetooth has left millions of smartphones and other devices at risk of attack, researchers have said.The flaw would allow an attacker to more easily brute force the encryption key used by devices during pairin...
2019-08-18 17:30

Will your next phone use dark mode by default? We’re entering a new dark age. Developers are falling over themselves to develop dark versions of their apps in preparation for the imminent release of Android Q and iOS 13, with their system-wide dark modes.This will apply not only to your ph...
2019-08-18 17:30

Best single player PC games 2019: the top PC games for playing solo Welcome to our pick of the best single player PC games in 2019. Single player PC games exhibit gaming at its finest. Throw around all the numbers you want about the popularity of Fortnite, or how League of Legends fills out arenas all over the w...
2019-08-18 17:30

The Apple Watch 5 tipped to come in ceramic and titanium versions You wait all year for some decent Apple Watch Series 5 rumors and then two come along at once: we only just heard that the fifth-generation wearable might launch in September and now there's news of some different casing materials getting added ...
2019-08-18 17:30

Apple Watch 5 release date, price, news and rumors The Apple Watch holds the title of the best selling smartwatch, and a version of it adorns wrists all over the world - but it's still not perfect. The Apple Watch 4 is the company's most elegant device yet - it sits near the top of our best...
2019-08-18 17:30

Sonos IKEA Symfonisk lamp speaker vs bookshelf speaker: which is best for you? What if your bedside lamp could send you to sleep with a lullaby? Or if your bookshelf played relaxing tunes as you leafed through a dog-eared copy of your favorite book?Enter the Sonos IKEA Symfonisk lamp speaker and bookshelf speaker, which do just...
2019-08-18 17:30

Why Vegas believes Redskins will struggle to get six wins A preseason quarterback competition is seldom a positive sign, and nothing happening in August is pointing to the Redskins as a playoff team. If rookie Dwayne Haskins is starting early in the season, Washington will be a lost cause. Haskins is not re...
2019-08-18 17:30

Dwight Howard and Lakers could reunite after DeMarcus Cousins injury Dwight Howard’s next step could be a reunion with one of his former teams — one with a desperate need for a center. There’s “mutual interest” between Howard and the Lakers, according to The Athletic, which reports Los An...
2019-08-18 17:30

Giants vs. Diamondbacks: Madison Bumgarner will keep rolling Apparently you shouldn’t call Aaron Boone or Brett Gardner “Fredo” either. … Reader Don Reed writes, “Rosie Ruiz got caught cutting in line at the pearly gates.” Giants and D’backs, two wild-card eligible teams, are in Arizona. San Fran has a b...
2019-08-18 17:30

Sunday's Best Deals: Fire TVs, Instant Pot Max, AmazonBasics Batteries, and More Get a free Echo Dot when you buy a Fire TV, Instant Pot Max, and a 20-pack of AmazonBasics AA Batteries lead of Sunday’s best deals from around the web.Read more......
2019-08-18 17:30

Peter Fonda partied with Beatles, inspired a line in 'She Said She Said': report Peter Fonda, who died Friday at 79, was not only part of the fabric of 1960s Hollywood with movies like “Easy Rider,” he also apparently helped inspire a line from the 1966 song "SheSaid She Said" while tripping on acid with the Beatles one night....
2019-08-18 17:00

‘Ghost Hunters’ stars share what they hope will happen to Manson murder house, message for nonbelievers It was 50 years ago, in the summer of 1969, when heavily pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others were brutally murdered by followers of cult leader Charles Manson....
2019-08-18 17:00

'Tonight Show' comedian Kip Addotta dead at 75 Comedian Kip Addotta, who frequently appeared on "The Tonight Show," has died. His family posted on Facebook but did not provide details on his death. He was 75....
2019-08-18 17:00

Expected Fiscal Stimulus, US-China Trade War To Guide Markets: Experts Analysts opined that investors are awaiting a stimulus package and relief for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) from the super-rich surcharge which was announced in the Budget in July....
2019-08-18 17:00

India Post Payments Bank Savings Accounts: Interest Rate And Other Details India Post Payments Bank offers a range of services such as money transfer, direct benefit transfers, bill and utility payments, and enterprise and merchant payments....
2019-08-18 17:00

Yemen's war cut a father's route to work, now his toddler starves Before Yemen's war broke out four years ago Ali Muhammad used to cross the border into Saudi Arabia to work, joining thousands of other Yemenis from his poor, mountainous region....
2019-08-18 16:30

Leaked Brexit documents show worst-case scenario: minister Leaked British government documents warning of the impact of a no-deal Brexit are based on a worst-case scenario, said Michael Gove, the minister in charge of coordinating preparations for leaving the European Union without a deal....
2019-08-18 16:30

No-Deal Brexit document leaked by former minister: UK government source Documents detailing the negative impact of a no-deal Brexit were leaked by a former minister in an attempt to try and influence the government's negotiations with the European Union, a government source said on Sunday....
2019-08-18 16:30

Over two dozen rescuers try to save trapped cavers in Poland More than two dozen rescue workers are battling to help save two cavers trapped in a cavern in Poland's Tatra mountains, the mountain rescue service said on Sunday, after a narrow tunnel was flooded with water, blocking their exit....
2019-08-18 16:30

Car bomb hits security force in northeastern Syria, at least one killed A car bomb killed one member of a security force and wounded two others in the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria on Sunday, the security force said....
2019-08-18 16:30

India reimposes some curbs on movement, phones in Jammu and Kashmir Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
2019-08-18 16:30

UK faces food, fuel and drug shortages, says contested leaked document Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official documents reported by the Sunday Times, but whose interpretation was contested by ministers....
2019-08-18 16:30

Gibraltar says unable to meet U.S. request to seize Iranian tanker Gibraltar refused a U.S. request to seize the Iranian tanker Grace 1 on Sunday, saying it was unable to comply because it was bound by European Union law....
2019-08-18 16:30

Iran ready to escort Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker in the Gulf: navy commander Iran is ready to dispatch its naval fleet to escort its Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker, which is currently in Gibraltar, Iran's navy commander said on Sunday....
2019-08-18 16:30

Grace 1 tanker raises Iranian flag, changes name to 'Adrian Darya-1' An Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West has raised an Iranian flag and has had a new name painted on its side, Reuters images of the stationary vessel filmed off Gibraltar showed on Sunday....
2019-08-18 16:30

'People who love life and music' - dance parties return to Baghdad Members of rival Iraqi biker gangs, clad in studded leather and black berets, burst out of their semi-circles to break dance, their tattoo-covered arms waving neon glowsticks....
2019-08-18 16:30

Hong Kong protesters throng streets in heat and heavy rain Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters joined a mass rally in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares in heavy rain in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-18 16:30

Charity boat says unable to dock in Spain given urgency of situation A charity that operates a rescue ship carrying more than a hundred migrants off the coast of Italy on Sunday said that it could not accept an offer from Spain to dock in Algeciras, citing an emergency situation on board....
2019-08-18 16:30

Sudan opposition coalition appoints five civilian members of sovereign council Sudan's opposition coalition on Sunday named the five people it has chosen as civilian members of the country's sovereign council to be sworn in on Monday, a source within the coalition told Reuters....
2019-08-18 16:30

Ships passed us by, says sole survivor of migrant tragedy The only survivor of a disastrous attempt by 15 migrants to reach Europe by sea from Libya said ships passed them by and ignored their pleas to be rescued....
2019-08-18 16:30

Charity boat rejects Spain's offer to stranded migrants A Spanish charity operating a migrant rescue ship stranded off the coast of Italy has rejected an offer from Spain to dock in Algeciras, citing the urgency of the emergency situation faced by the more than 100 people on board....
2019-08-18 16:30

Poland's Kaczynski condemns gay pride marches as election nears Poland must resist the "traveling theater" of gay pride marches, the leader of its conservative ruling party said on Sunday, as the staunchly Roman Catholic country gears up for a parliamentary election on Oct. 13....
2019-08-18 16:30

Iran says U.S. move on north Syria safe zone is "provocative" A U.S. agreement to set up a safe zone in northern Syria, a close ally of Iran, is "provocative and worrisome", the Iranian foreign ministry was reported to have said by the semi-official Fars news agency....
2019-08-18 16:30

Turkish lawyer groups to boycott judicial ceremony over separation of powers At least 19 bar associations representing lawyers from provinces across Turkey, including the three largest cities, have said they will boycott an annual ceremony for the judiciary because it will take place on the grounds of the presidential palace....
2019-08-18 16:30

UK faces food and fuel shortages in no-deal Brexit, says leaked plan Britain would likely face food, fuel and medicine shortages if it crashes out of the bloc without a transition deal, according to a leaked Sunday Times report....
2019-08-18 16:30

No 10: No-deal Brexit dossier on food shortages 'leaked by ex-minister' A no-deal Brexit could lead to shortages of food, fuel and medicine, as well as a hard border on the island of Ireland, according to leaked official government documents published in the Sunday Times....
2019-08-18 16:30

PM will not shut parliament to force through Brexit, minister suggests Boris Johnson will not shut down parliament or try to stay on as leader of the country if he loses a no-confidence vote, the energy minister has suggested to Sky News....
2019-08-18 16:30

Leaked Brexit documents show worst-case scenario, minister says The official documents on a project titled "Yellowhammer" show that Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the EU without a transition deal....
2019-08-18 16:30

Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63 The death toll from a late-night suicide bombing at a crowded wedding party in the Afghan capital rose to at least 63 on Sunday, including women and children, officials said....
2019-08-18 16:30

Worried Hong Kong Residents Are Moving Money Out as Protests Escalate The local currency has weakened rapidly since early July, a move analysts attribute partly to outflows. Some businesses say they are seeing money move abroad, and individuals say they have either swapped money into other currencies or are considering...
2019-08-18 16:30

A Hot S&P 500 Stock Is All About Bonds MarketAxess has risen by challenging Wall Street banks that have long dominated trading in corporate bonds. The trading platform was added to the S&P 500 this summer after its share price doubled in a matter of months....
2019-08-18 16:30

Large Firms Trim Debt, Fueling Surge in Bonds at Center of Leverage Concerns Debt reduction at AT&T, Anheuser-Busch InBev and other companies is contributing to a surprising development: The lowest group of investment- grade bonds is outpacing other tiers....
2019-08-18 16:30

Creepy snake ancestor grasped prey with four tiny limbs The Tetrapodophis amplectus, or "four-legged hugging snake," may have used its limbs to grip prey or hold onto mating partners.       ...
2019-08-18 16:30

How to spot a ‘white rainbow’ White rainbows, aka fog bows, are similar to colorful rainbows except for one minor thing that makes a big impact on its appearance.       ...
2019-08-18 16:30

Cutting the cord could get costlier with CBS and Viacom Latest media marriage could follow past history: removing popular shows and asking you to pay more to see them, a la Friends and Netflix       ...
2019-08-18 16:30

The best smart home sensors for Alexa By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to smart home...
2019-08-18 16:30

Navarrete, Magdaleno face different futures Is Emanuel Navarrete the best 122-pounder? He'll be back in less than a month, so whom should he fight? Can Jessie Magdaleno get a title shot sooner than later? Steve Kim has answers....
2019-08-18 16:30

The incredible journey of Auburn's Prince Tega Wanogho He came to the U.S. without knowing anyone in search of basketball stardom. Since then, Prince Tega Wanogho found a second family and become an NFL prospect....
2019-08-18 16:30

'Annoying little brother' Baker Mayfield once aspired to be like his Browns backup Garrett Gilbert was the "rock star" QB in high school and Mayfield the "fat 12-year-old" who was never afraid to clap back at his idol. Now they share the Browns' QB room....
2019-08-18 16:30

Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka and the 'most controversial' US Open final in history It has been called one of the most controversial matches in tennis history. But what is the real story behind the 2018 US Open women's singles final? Don Van Natta looks back at the match that sparked debate on and off the court....
2019-08-18 16:30

Cowboys' Witten: 'Jitters were real' in return Cowboys tight end Jason Witten made his preseason debut on Saturday after coming out of retirement and admitted to having "jitters" in his first game action since Dec. 31, 2017....
2019-08-18 16:30

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 16-18 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-08-18 16:00

Barstool Sports founder David Portnoy under investigation over anti-union tweets Barstool Sports founder David Portnoy is under investigation after he threatened last week to fire “on the spot” any employee who as much as discussed unionization, according to a report. The National Labor Relations Board has launched a ...
2019-08-18 16:00

EESL Partners With Apollo Hospitals to Install Public Charging Stations Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power has announced its first partnership with the private sector. The world's largest public energy services......
2019-08-18 15:30

Manhunts, musicals and a sizzling stir-fry: the Edinburgh fringe – in pictures Our photographer snaps this year’s performances, from an Oedipal election-night drama to Rose McGowan’s sci-fi-inflected fringe debut Continue reading......
2019-08-18 15:30

Feds: 58,000 UAW watches never handed out, but kickbacks were Charges against Michael Grimes bring the scandal closer to former UAW Vice President Joe Ashton, who headed the GM department from 2010 through 2014, and current UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada, Ashton's successor until 2018....
2019-08-18 15:30

Suppliers' party may be ending Forecasters warn a combination of rising costs, falling vehicle sales and uncertainty over future technologies may end a decade of growth in the auto parts industry....
2019-08-18 15:30

Ram hopes diesel head start pays off as competition heightens After earlier generations had the full-size diesel pickup segment to themselves, Ram now has to contend with rival offerings from Ford and Chevrolet....
2019-08-18 15:30

Queens man accidentally backs into wife with car, killing her A woman was killed Saturday when her husband accidentally backed into her while washing their car at a Queens gas station, police said. Isabel Ramirez-Cohetero, 51, and her husband, 50, were washing their red Jeep Commander at a gas station on Eliot ...
2019-08-18 15:30

Van full of detectives pulled over by fake LI cop who then flees A Long Island man impersonating a police officer tried to take the law into his own hands when he pulled over a van -- and found it full of real detectives, police said Saturday....
2019-08-18 15:30

Saudi-born model claims she is being harassed for not denouncing her homeland Rawan Abdullah Abuzaid, a blonde bombshell with bright blue eyes and an Angelina Jolie-worthy pout known as Model Roz, claims she’s lost at least $1 million worth of work because of the online antics of Danah Almayouf....
2019-08-18 15:30

‘Get to know each other’: Captain’s plea to cops at Johnny Rios’ funeral The funeral of Police Officer Johnny Rios on Saturday became an appeal for cops to care for themselves and each other, marking a somber end to a week that saw two NYPD officers take their own lives. Cops in dress blues lined the streets and filled th...
2019-08-18 15:30

Tekashi 6ix9ine sparks cash-grabbing frenzy at his former Brooklyn school Good judgment is apparently not part of the curriculum. When notorious rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine showed up at his former middle school in Brooklyn last year, he was welcomed in and gave a spontaneous performance that quickly turned into a “dangerous sit...
2019-08-18 15:30

Riverfront Bronx park now a wasteland after $4M makeover A riverfront park the city spruced up with $4 million in taxpayer money is now a virtual wasteland. The main entrance to Bridge Park in the Bronx, a greenway that runs under the George Washington Bridge along the Harlem River, was gated off for month...
2019-08-18 15:30

NYC public schools caught tossing books, unused supplies Upper West Side parents are being asked to pony up nearly $100 for classroom supplies like glue sticks, Crayons and washable markers — staples they could find by looking in the trash outside their kids’ schools. Dunces at PS 166 threw away the very i...
2019-08-18 15:30

Catholics blast Chirlane McCray over city statue snub Catholics want Chirlane McCray to repent. The faithful raised holy hell this week after The Post reported the first lady’s “She Built NYC” program for statues honoring exceptional women rejected the public’s choice of iconic sister Frances Xavier Cab...
2019-08-18 15:30

‘Space Jam’ mural turned Brooklyn basketball court into an ‘ice rink’ A Williamsburg basketball court’s new paint job promoting the sequel to the live-action/animated ’90s movie “Space Jam” has made the surface dangerously slippery, dejected b-ballers griped....
2019-08-18 15:30

Salaries ‘gone wild’: Carranza cronies pocket pay hikes as high as 35% City school honchos might need to reach for their calculators to tally up their ever-growing paychecks. Raises on top of promotions for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s top educrats have led to massive pay hikes as high as 35 percent, with at le...
2019-08-18 15:30

Tamir Sapir’s children in $102M battle with relative over dad’s estate The family of a cabbie turned real estate billionaire is fighting a big bucks bid from a relative who wants a $102 million chunk of his estate. The son-in-law of Tamir Sapir, who died in 2014 and was once worth $2 billion at the height of the real es...
2019-08-18 15:30

NYPD cop busted by mall cop for shoplifting $300 worth of clothing Sadokat Makhsudova, 24, was caught trying to steal four items of clothing from a JC Penney department store inside the Staten Island Mall in New Springville at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, the sources said....
2019-08-18 15:30

These tiny Lower East Side apartments are a death trap waiting to happen The carving-up of a former Lower East Side yeshiva into ridiculously tiny, double-decker micro-hovels is worse than first thought when The Post exposed the issue last week: City officials say a second apartment in the building was also subdivided, ma...
2019-08-18 15:30

Plea deal possible for Queens man who allegedly stuffed ex in suitcase to die A plea deal may be in the works for the Queens man charged with murder for allegedly leaving his ex to suffocate inside a suitcase he left on the side of the road in Greenwich, Conn., according to reports. The negotiations were revealed in court fili...
2019-08-18 15:30

Cop-hating mob at Brooklyn housing project injures three NYPD officers Roving, cop-hating mobs erupted in violence, taunts and gunfire in Brooklyn overnight into Sunday, leaving three officers with minor injuries. At least some of the injuries were caused by “air mail,” objects thrown down at cops from rooft...
2019-08-18 15:30

Strangers come for miles to mourn El Paso shooting victim EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Thousands of strangers came to say goodbye to a woman who was killed in a mass shooting in El Paso after hearing her longtime companion had few family members left. Antonio Basco had told reporters he felt alone in planning the ...
2019-08-18 15:30

Bear spray, shields, metal poles seized at Portland protests PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested four people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, and authorities closed bridg...
2019-08-18 15:30

New Orleans TV anchor Nancy Parker dies in plane crash while reporting a story (NBC NEWS) — An award-winning local TV news anchor in New Orleans died in a plane crash while working on a story about a stunt pilot. Nancy Parker, 53, was killed along with the pilot, Franklin J.P. Augustus, on Friday when the plane crashed in...
2019-08-18 15:30

Weekend forecast: Conditions remain dry and hot in Tucson TUCSON – It was another dry today, and tomorrow you can expect more of the same. Tomorrow: Partly sunny and hot. High: 103° Tomorrow night: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 76° Tucson is expected to remain dry tomorrow. Isolated showers will be p...
2019-08-18 15:30

“Clear the Shelter” event helps adopt dozens of animals TUCSON — Over a hundred animals have a new home thanks in part to the “Clear the Shelter” event held at Pima Animal Care Center on Saturday. The shelter waived adopted fees for pets four months and older. August is typically the bus...
2019-08-18 15:30

Former wheelchair basketball player who lived in car, now on the rebound TUCSON — Malat Wei once played wheelchair basketball for the University of Arizona. Last year, he was set to go oversees to play but that opportunity fell through leaving him without a roof over his head and jobless. He spent weeks living in hi...
2019-08-18 15:30

|EXPLAINER:WhatisGDP? Gross domestic product or GDP is a measure of the size and health of a country’s economy over a period of time. It is also used to compare the size of different economies at a different point in time....
2019-08-18 15:30

|Volkswagen,NissantogettaxbreaksforplantsinGhana Ghana will offer tax breaks of up to 10 years to automakers that set up local manufacturing plants, as the government seeks to attract international companies such as Volkswagen and Nissan....
2019-08-18 15:30

|SundayRead:FerialHaffajeeonthe5lessonsblackbusinesscanlearnfromtheStellenboschMafia Pieter du Toit’s smash-hit book called The Stellenbosch Mafia was born out of a campaign against “white monopoly capital” which was started by the global multinational Bell Pottinger for the Gupta family....
2019-08-18 15:30

|Whythedebtreliefbillwillseeloansharkscirclingconsumers Although the debt relief bill aims to throw a lifeline to indebted consumers, it could see 'mashonisas' or loan sharks - who typically charge between 30-50% interest on loans - thrive in the lending environment....
2019-08-18 15:30

|Debtrelief:'PoorestofthepoorwillpayaheavypriceforSA'sdebtforgivenesslegislation' Writing off loans belonging to banks and other financial institutions albeit under strict conditions, is sending out entirely the wrong message, writes Neil Roets for Fin24....
2019-08-18 15:30

White nationalists are perverting environmentalism to smear migrants Right-wing figures blame environmental destruction on immigration and overpopulation. The political mainstream needs to confront this threat before it’s too late, says Graham Lawton...
2019-08-18 15:00

No-Deal Brexit Risks Food, Fuel and Drugs Shortages, Leaked U.K. Files Say Britain would be likely to face jammed ports and a hard border in Ireland if it left the European Union without a transition deal, according to government documents leaked to The Sunday Times of London....
2019-08-18 15:00

Buddy Duress should be a huge star, but he can’t stay out of Rikers Two years ago, Buddy Duress was poised to be a big star. The Queens native received positive notices for his performance in the film “Good Time,” in which he held his own alongside A-lister Robert Pattinson. Weeks ago, IFC Center was showing the Jeff...
2019-08-18 15:00

‘Good Boys’ shatters box office expectations on opening weekend The movie “Good Boys,” is shattering box office expectations. The film could make a total of $20.8 million on opening weekend, Variety reported. Friday night’s premiere brought in $8.3 million alone in ticket sales. Apparently, experts only expected ...
2019-08-18 15:00

Gryazin crashes, Pech stops in Czech ERC counter "Nikolay Gryazin has crashed out of Barum Czech Rally Zlín as the legendary Pindula stage caught out the flying Russian on round six of the FIA European Rally Championship."...
2019-08-18 15:00

Odlozilik bales out of ERC after chicane collision "Roman Odložilík’s 20th start in the FIA European Rally Championship has left the SK DER Rally Team driver clutching at straws, as a collision with a hay bale forced him to retire from Barum Czech Rally Zlín."...
2019-08-18 15:00

Liverpool's Klopp makes light of Adrian howler "Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp laughed off stand-in goalkeeper Adrian\u0027s mistake in Saturday\u0027s 2-1 Premier League victory over Southampton, joking that the howler was a \"goalie thing\" at the Merseyside club."...
2019-08-18 15:00

Biggest Hong Kong Protest in Weeks Sends Peaceful Message for Change Hong Kong’s pro-democracy demonstrators braved torrential rain to hold their largest rally in weeks, in a show of strength by more moderate protest leaders who advocated peaceful resistance to Beijing’s increasing reach....
2019-08-18 15:00

Scores Killed in Afghanistan Wedding Blast The death toll from a suicide bombing at a wedding in Afghanistan’s capital is at least 63, including women and children, officials said Sunday, as Kabul reeled from its deadliest attack this year....
2019-08-18 15:00

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Police Ban in Show of Strength After Tumult After days of violence and increasingly vehement warnings from the Chinese government, the movement was boosted by a big march and rallies around the world....
2019-08-18 15:00

Food, fuel and drug shortage warning only 'worst case' Brexit, says Gove A no-deal Brexit could lead to shortages of food, fuel and medicine, as well as a hard border on the island of Ireland, according to leaked official government documents published in the Sunday Times....
2019-08-18 14:30

Doctors find teen's 17-year-old 'twin' inside her belly A 17-year-old in India has become the oldest known female in the world diagnosed with a rare condition called “Fetus in fetu.”        ...
2019-08-18 14:30

NADA to Start Testing Players During Duleep Trophy Games The BCCI handed the full itinerary of the domestic games for the season, including the dates and venues, so that the NADA can prepare its cricket testing calendar....
2019-08-18 14:30

2nd Test Live: Buttler, Stokes Look To Extend England's Lead ENG vs AUS 2nd Test Day 5 Live Score, Ashes 2019: Australia suffered a massive blow on Day 5 as Steve Smith was ruled out of the match due to delayed concussion....
2019-08-18 14:30

New Attack exploiting serious Bluetooth weakness can intercept sensitive data Enlarge Researchers have demonstrated a serious weakness in the Bluetooth wireless standard that could allow hackers to intercept keystrokes, address books, and other sensitive data sent from billions of devices. Dubbed Key Negotiation of Bluetoot...
2019-08-18 14:00

Chrissy Teigen x Quay Collab: 6 Sunnies & Blue Light Glasses Under $60 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! Talk......
2019-08-18 13:30

The Secrets Behind Patrick Swayze's Most Memorable Roles So many of Patrick Swayze's roles have a certain adjective in common. He was the hunky dance instructor, the hunky bouncer, the hunky surfing bank robber, the hunky ghost, the hunky......
2019-08-18 13:30

Demi Moore shares sweet throwback photos for daughter Rumer Willis' birthday Demi Moore is sharing the cutest throwback photos of her "sweet first born" daughter Rumer Willis in honor of her 31st birthday.        ...
2019-08-18 13:30

Richard Williams, 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' animator, dies at 86 Richard Williams, the Oscar-winning animator of "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," has died at 86, according to reports.        ...
2019-08-18 13:30

Frozen in time: Maya Angelou cooks for Toni Morrison, September 1994 To honour the author’s Nobel prize for literature, Angelou hosts a feast for 150 in her Winston-Salem homeMaya Angelou stands in the kitchen of her birdcage-lined home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, preparing a feast for a crowd of 150. It is Sept...
2019-08-18 13:30

Easy Rider to Ulee's Gold: Peter Fonda's most memorable roles – video obituary A look back at the most memorable roles of actor Peter Fonda, who died aged 79 on Friday. Fonda was a well-known figure of the 1960s counterculture movement and earned an Oscar nomination for co-writing the classic 1969 road movie Easy Rider. In 1997...
2019-08-18 13:30

Philippe Besson: ‘I told Macron he had zero chance of becoming president’ The celebrated novelist on his friendship with France’s first couple and his latest book, a French Brokeback Mountain. Plus, a Q&A with translator Molly Ringwald When French writer Philippe Besson was introduced to Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron at a d...
2019-08-18 13:30

Riding the Transcontinental: my saddle-sore sprint across Europe The self-supported cycle race from the Black Sea in Bulgaria to France’s Atlantic coast is the toughest test of its kindAs I rolled along quiet lanes in the mountains of Serbia, a ferocious barking delivered a jolt of adrenaline and canine feet appro...
2019-08-18 13:30

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood review – uneven ode to a lost era The director’s love letter to 1960s Hollywood, where all women are stereotypes and white men the real victims, disturbs and dazzles in equal measureIt’s hardly surprising that this, perhaps the most “Tarantino-esque” of all Quentin Tarantino’s movies...
2019-08-18 13:30

Hong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefully After 11 weeks of demonstrations, weary protesters fear only their ebbing stamina or Chinese troops will break the stalemateEllie Lau, a 21-year-old student, was one of thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s airport this week. There, she and...
2019-08-18 13:30

Has Boris Johnson hatched a cunning no-deal Brexit plan? | Stewart Lee Ingeniously used, Kinder eggs could be responsible for a greater flow of goods than the botched ferry schemeHow many small plastic toy egg casings could be hidden in, for example, a Michael Gove? And, if we knew this figure, and had an accurate idea ...
2019-08-18 13:30

New Zealand police seek dashcam footage after murder of Sean McKinnon Drivers asked to check for any images of hitchhikers near Hamilton where the Australian tourist’s body was foundNew Zealand authorities are asking drivers to check their dashcam for footage of any hitchhikers near where the Australian surfer Sean McK...
2019-08-18 13:30

Didcot power station: homes without electricity after towers demolished At least 40,000 homes in Oxfordshire affected after cooling towers brought downPower has been restored to tens of thousands of homes in Oxfordshire that were left without electricity after the demolition of a disused power station’s cooling towers.Ex...
2019-08-18 13:30

Indonesia arrests dozens of West Papuans over claim flag was thrown in sewer Officers shot tear gas canisters into student accommodation and took 43 people into custody after reports on social mediaIndonesian authorities raided a university dormitory in Surabaya on Saturday and arrested dozens of West Papuan students after a ...
2019-08-18 13:30

America is close to ‘deal’ with Taliban, hints Trump With a president eager to bring US troops home, many question what Afghan ‘peace’ would look likeDonald Trump has met his peace envoy to Afghanistan and top security advisers to discuss progress in the latest round of talks with the Taliban, fuelling...
2019-08-18 13:30

Where did all the cod go? Fishing crisis in the North Sea With an international council now on the brink of declaring the species unsustainable – and Brexit looming – what is the future for one of the nation’s favourite meals?By 7.30am all the cod at Peterhead fish market had been sold, snapped up by compet...
2019-08-18 13:30

Owen Jones attacked outside London pub Guardian columnist claims attack was ‘premeditated assault’The Guardian columnist and activist Owen Jones has been physically assaulted in London while celebrating his 35th birthday with friends.In an attack he called “a blatant premeditated assault”...
2019-08-18 13:30

Revealed: how Ghislaine Maxwell fought those who accused her over Jeffrey Epstein Socialite’s lawyers combed through life of billionaire’s alleged abuse victim when she was sued for libelThe lengths to which Ghislaine Maxwell went to contest allegations that she conspired with Jeffrey Epstein to groom underage girls for sex is lai...
2019-08-18 13:30

Brexit party MEPs’ links to alt-right media agenda exposed Nigel Farage and his MEPs have appeared on shows hosting conspiracy theorists and Holocaust deniersBrexit party politicians appeared on programmes that have hosted conspiracy theorists and promoted the views of prominent figures on the hard right, an...
2019-08-18 13:30

Thousands mourn El Paso victim Margie Reckard after partner's appeal Antonio Basco ‘felt like he was by himself’, pastor saysFacebook appeal draws strangers to ceremonyThousands of strangers came to El Paso this weekend, to say goodbye to a victim of the mass shooting in the Texas city after hearing that she had few f...
2019-08-18 13:30

Scream queens: inside the world of fangirls The dedication of some female superfans goes way beyond music. Hannah Ewens explores her passion for Courtney LoveIt was a rare, expansive summer in the city – one when your friends were always available, you felt charming, and everyone was attractiv...
2019-08-18 13:30

Viveik Kalra: ‘I feel represented, like finally there’s a part of me on the screen’ Having gone straight from drama school to starring opposite a childhood idol, Viveik Kalra has had a dream start. Here, the 21-year-old star of Blinded By The Light talks PlayStation, Bruce Springsteen and Pakistani role modelsAfter an hour or so wit...
2019-08-18 13:30

Peter Fonda, the easy rider who tested the hippy dream The actor was a 60s icon but was also among the first in that era to tackle a bitterly divided AmericaAdd today, high up the list of those iconic images of the 1960s, that of Peter Fonda in floral shirt and outrageous sideburns, riding free on his Ha...
2019-08-18 13:30

Toni Kroos scores stunning goal as Real Madrid get off to a flyer at Celta Vigo Real Madrid got off to a flying start in La Liga with a comfortable win away from home on Saturday with the help of a magnificent long-range strike from Toni Kroos, although they had Ballon d’Or winner Luka Modric sent off for a straight red card off...
2019-08-18 13:30

Lacazette and Aubameyang give Arsenal the edge over sturdy Burnley Two familiar faces settled it for Arsenal. But after the strike duo of Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang secured a second win of the season, it was the performance of new boy Dani Ceballos that had the home supporters licking their li...
2019-08-18 13:30

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day five – live! Updates from the final day of play, start 12.10pm BSTTanya Aldred: Lord’s magic crackles through gloomCounty cricket: Kent v Essex and more – live!Any thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 12.27pm BST 36th over: England 107-4 (Stokes 25, Buttler ...
2019-08-18 13:30

Sadio Mané returns to haunt Saints and help Liverpool to nervy win At the final whistle, Jürgen Klopp gracefully doffed his cap to the pocket of Liverpool supporters singing his name but this was not a masterclass by any stretch of the imagination. At the end of a long week of air miles and freak injuries, they must...
2019-08-18 13:30

Lucas Moura earns Spurs draw at Manchester City as VAR history repeats It was an extraordinary finale and, amid all the drama and utter confusion, spare a thought perhaps for those Manchester City supporters who had happily left the stadium, believing they had just seen their team score a dramatic and joyous stoppage-ti...
2019-08-18 13:30

Daniil Medvedev stuns Novak Djokovic to set up Cincinnati final with Goffin Russian rallies from a set down to win 3-6, 6-3, 6-3David Goffin beats Richard Gasquet to reach finalRussia’s Daniil Medvedev stunned the world No 1 and defending champion, Novak Djokovic, in the Western and Southern Open semi-finals on Saturday. The...
2019-08-18 13:30

Scotland’s golden eagles are dying in agony, all in the name of sport | Kevin McKenna Not even the survival of one of Earth’s most magnificent birds can be allowed to spoil the fun on the grouse moorsSomewhere bleak and unforgiving in Scotland, a golden eagle is suffering an agonising death. The young bird of prey was photographed las...
2019-08-18 13:30

A bunch of Nimbys won’t let a Denver business owner sell his diner – is that fair? Owner accepted $4.8m to knock down diner and build a high-rise, but group applied for historic landmark to block itTom Messina has worked hard over the past 20 years making omelettes and burgers for thousands of loyal customers at his diner – Tom’s D...
2019-08-18 13:30

'Friends, you're going to love Greenland. I was there on 9/11' | Lawrence Douglas and Nancy Pick Manhattan? I’d’ve got Staten Island too for half the guilders. Louisiana? Bum deal. But Alaska? I’m giving that back to RussiaDonald Trump tweeted today he had purchased Greenland from the Kingdom of Denmark for $15bn plus Kanye West and the state of...
2019-08-18 13:30

G7 leaders need some clear-the-air talks rather than fake smiles | Larry Elliott The Beatles kept up their pretence but world leaders must face up to their differences and find solutions to potentially corrosive threatsBack in 1975 the French president Valéry Giscard D’Estaing had a brainwave. The great powers of the west were re...
2019-08-18 13:30

Facial recognition is now rampant. The implications for our freedom are chilling | Stephanie Hare This new technology is being secretly used on streets and in shopping centres across Britain, making potential suspects of us allLast week, all of us who live in the UK, and all who visit us, discovered that our faces were being scanned secretly by p...
2019-08-18 13:30

Trump's Statue of Bigotry is not Cuccinelli's first neo-Confederate assault | Sidney Blumenthal In 2010, as Virginia attorney general, the acting USCIS director tried to make his staff wear a symbol of secessionKen Cuccinelli, acting director of the US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), is an aspiring literary critic as well as a revi...
2019-08-18 13:30

How a pan-European picnic brought down the Iron Curtain On 19 August 1989, Hungarians and Austrians gathered in friendship at the border, paving the way to unificationWhen the end finally came for the Iron Curtain, it was not bulldozers or hammers that struck one of the first decisive blows, but a picnic....
2019-08-18 13:30

Joanna Hogg and Honor Swinton Byrne: ‘We should tell whatever stories we like’ The director of The Souvenir, an extraordinary autobiographical tale set in the 1980s, and Honor Swinton Byrne, who plays her, discuss the relationship with a mysterious older man at the heart of the film“I tried to remember as much as possible,” say...
2019-08-18 13:30

A rural town confronts its buried history of mass killings of black Americans 100 years after hundreds of African Americans were reportedly killed in Elaine, Arkansas, a memorial is set to bring details of the tragedy to lightCharlie McClain was surprised to learn that he was related to one of the Elaine Twelve.It came out whe...
2019-08-18 13:30

The Holocaust survivor, 87, facing eviction in California: 'Will they throw me to the ground?' Exclusive: Musiy Rishin speaks out about landlord who wants wealthier tenants and has fought to evict him and his dying sonMusiy Rishin knows how to survive.He narrowly escaped the Nazis’ massacre of Jews in the Ukraine in 1941. His family lived thro...
2019-08-18 13:30

The Gay Metropolis review: if we can survive Aids, we can survive Trump Charles Kaiser’s update of his seminal history is suffused with belief in civil rights, progress and essential human decencyWhen Charles Kaiser’s pioneering account of American gay history was first published, in 1997, the future for LGBT people (the...
2019-08-18 13:30

George RR Martin: ‘Game of Thrones finishing is freeing, I’m at my own pace’ The TV series may have reached its conclusion, but with two books to finish as well as a host of spinoff projects, the writer of the novel series that spawned it is busier than everIf George RR Martin could be granted one wish, it would be for more t...
2019-08-18 13:30

Fears grow that WW2 wreck could explode on Kent coast Experts divided over risk from US munitions ship that sank 75 years ago near SheernessIt is 75 years this Tuesday since the SS Richard Montgomery sank off the Kent coast on its way to allied-occupied France. But the remains of the US cargo vessel, wh...
2019-08-18 13:30

Bangladesh fire leaves 10,000 homeless after blaze razes slum Fire broke out in Dhaka’s Mirpur district on Friday, destroying almost 2,000 tin shacks, officials sayAt least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanty ho...
2019-08-18 13:30

Trump suspends CNN analyst's credentials in another shot at the press The move stems from a July altercation with Breitbart reporter Sebastian Gorka, and echoes actions against CNN’s Jim AcostaThe Trump administration has fired another shot in its war with the US press, suspending the credentials of Brian Karem, White ...
2019-08-18 13:30

Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul wedding hall blast More than 60 killed and 180 injured in explosion in western part of Afghan capitalIslamic State has claimed responsibility for a deadly bombing at a wedding hall in Kabul that left at least 60 people dead and more than 180 injured. More than 1,000 pe...
2019-08-18 13:30

French waiter shot dead for being 'too slow with sandwich', say witnesses Police open murder inquiry after customer attacked waiter at a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris A customer fatally shot a waiter at a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris, apparently enraged at being made to wait for a sandwich, according to witnesse...
2019-08-18 13:30

Brexit: leaked papers predict food shortages and port delays Medicines will also be subject to shortages in what Whitehall sources called ‘the most realistic assessment’The UK will be hit with a three-month meltdown at its ports, a hard Irish border and shortages of food and medicine if it leaves the EU withou...
2019-08-18 13:30

Plunging peso, grinding poverty: Argentina hears echoes of 2001 crisis Fiery ex-president Cristina Kirchner is making a comeback as the number two on a resurgent centre-left ticketFather Guillermo Torre, known as Willy to his parishioners, has been through this before. “I arrived here 20 years ago in 1999, right before ...
2019-08-18 13:30

G7 leaders wait nervously for Boris Johnson’s debut on the world stage As the prime minister heads for the Biarritz summit, he has no relationship with the other governments and very little trustFor weeks things have been quiet in the summer heat. But in recent days the normal diplomatic back-channelling between London,...
2019-08-18 13:30

Hong Kong: hundreds of thousands join protest in pouring rain Huge crowds fill downtown park and surrounding streets, forcing police to block roadsHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyHundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people flocked to a downtown park for a fresh rally after two months of increasingl...
2019-08-18 13:30

Portland rally: Proud Boys vow to march each month after biggest protest of Trump era Oregon city sees sporadic violence and a dozen arrests as Donald Trump and Proud Boys chairman denounce anti-fascistsPortland saw its largest far-right demonstration of the Trump era on Saturday, as 500 rightwingers traveled from around the country t...
2019-08-18 13:30

Jean-Luc Brunel: three former models say they were sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein friend Special investigation: As attention turns to associates of the deceased billionaire sex offender, the French model scout is back in the headlinesOn a hot Friday evening in France last month, Jean-Luc Brunel was revelling in his natural habitat: a lav...
2019-08-18 13:30

Afghan president says Taliban can't escape blame for deadly bombing Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday the Taliban could not escape blame for a "barbaric" suicide bomb attack on a wedding hall in the capital, Kabul, that killed 63 people....
2019-08-18 13:30

Russian nuclear plant turns off unit after safety system error Block 4 of Russia's Beloyarsk nuclear power station in the Urals mountains was switched off on Sunday following a "false" response by the safety system, a subsidiary of state nuclear corporation Rosatom said....
2019-08-18 13:30

Car bomb targets security force in northeastern Syria, kills one A car bomb killed one member of a security force and wounded two others in the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria on Sunday, the security force said in a statement....
2019-08-18 13:30

Spain says migrants on charity boat can disembark in Algeciras The Spanish government on Sunday offered Algeciras as a port to disembark the more than a hundred migrants on a charity rescue ship stranded off the coast of Italy after the boat had spent more than two weeks waiting for a port to dock....
2019-08-18 13:30

Hong Kong protesters throng streets under heavy rain At least 100,000 anti-government protesters joined a mass rally in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares in heavy rain in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-18 13:30

Germany, Hungary to mark end of the Iron Curtain Thirty years ago on Monday Hungarian border guards for the first time allowed people from communist East Germany to cross freely into Austria and hundreds of them rejoiced. The Iron Curtain was passing into history....
2019-08-18 13:30

Islamic State claims Afghan wedding suicide blast that killed 63 The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underling the dangers the country faces even if the Taliban agree a pact with the United States....
2019-08-18 13:30

Jio Fiber Plans, Realme 5 Pro, Mi A3, Vivo S1, and More Tech News This Week Jio Fiber plans, price, and welcome offer details were announced this week at the Reliance Industries AGM. Realme 5 Pro reveal, Vivo S1 went on sale, and Mi A3 set to launch in India....
2019-08-18 13:00

Hong Kong protesters attempt to restore peace after airport violence Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday in a show of solidarity for a movement that appeared on the verge of losing popular support....
2019-08-18 13:00

Diabetes overtreatment seriously endangers health A large new study warns that many people with diabetes receive overly intensive treatments that increase their risk of hypoglycemia and associated events....
2019-08-18 13:00

China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their overall revenue....
2019-08-18 13:00

Slayer Livery Too Metal For Rick Ware Racing We were amped up to hear that Rick Ware Racing was going have its #54 car driven by J.J. Yeley liveried to promote the band’s final tour to tonight’s NASCAR Cup race in Bristol, Tennessee but today it seems like that idea has been shredded....
2019-08-18 13:00

Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera Brought Their Sciàdipersia Cabriolet to The Quail Maseratis are good. Coachbuilt limited run sports cars are good. Together, they’re better than pretty much anything out there, and the Sciàdipersia Cabriolet debuted for North America at The Quail is no exception....
2019-08-18 13:00

Rolls Royce Sends Off The Ghost With The Zenith Collection Ten years after the 200EX concept introduced a sub-Phantom sedan to the Rolls Royce lineup, the firm has decided to end the Ghost’s production run. Much like with the Phantom Coupe and Drophead Coupe before, Rolls is going to send off its smaller car...
2019-08-18 13:00

The Acura Type S Concept Is The Cab-Back FWD Sedan We Need It has been said that sedans are dying, that the masses are hankering for oval-shaped raised hatches called “crossovers” and that the three-box shape isn’t long for this world. That would be a damn shame, though, because carmakers like Acura are just...
2019-08-18 13:00

What Car Do You Have A Vendetta Against? Between Autumn 1973 and Spring 1974, 63 Citroën Meharis were burned to the ground on Paris streets. Not much more is known about the incident, but we can assume that whoever was responsible for destroying the better part of 100 little French off-road...
2019-08-18 13:00

Your Magnificently Mad BMW M2 Wallpaper Is Here The M2 is the M3 of our generation. I know it’s confusing, but it is. The high-reving straight-6, the small footprint, the comfort it feels on the track... It’s all classic M3....
2019-08-18 13:00

Airbnb's First-Quarter Financials Show Strong Growth Rate, Cash Reserves The San Francisco-based travel company had about $3.5 billion in cash on its balance sheet as of March 31, according to multiple people familiar with Airbnb’s finances. Technology businesses often drown in marketing costs, but Airbnb has been able to...
2019-08-18 13:00

Volkswagen and SEC Are Told to Strike Deal on Lawsuit A federal judge ordered Volkswagen and the SEC to seek a settlement over allegations the auto maker defrauded U.S. investors, rather than continue an expensive legal fight....
2019-08-18 13:00

Disney's Latest Endeavor: Getting the Fox Studio on Track Disney is faced with the challenge of integrating Fox’s entertainment assets, which have languished as executives and staff left during the year-and-a-half it took to close the deal and movies flopped....
2019-08-18 13:00

Trump aides reportedly convinced him to delay Chinese tariffs by arguing they'd 'ruin Christmas' Trade advisers to President Trump ostensibly appealed to his softer side, suggesting that he delay planned tariffs on China that could "ruin Christmas."...
2019-08-18 12:30

U.S. and UK presence in Gulf brings insecurity: Iran Revolutionary Guards navy chief The presence of America and Britain in the Gulf region brings insecurity, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards navy, Alireza Tangsiri, was reported as saying by the ILNA news agency....
2019-08-18 12:30

Indonesian police shoot suspected militant after officer slashed A suspected Islamic militant has launched an attack on an Indonesian police station in the country's second-biggest city, slashing one officer with a sickle, before being shot and taken into custody, police officials said on Sunday....
2019-08-18 12:30

UK minister dismisses 'scaremongering' over leaked Brexit report British energy minister Kwasi Kwarteng on Sunday dismissed concerns over potential food, fuel and drug shortages in the event of a no-deal Brexit as scaremongering....
2019-08-18 12:30

About 3,000 homeless as fire consumes Bangladesh slum About 3,000 people in Bangladesh were left homeless after a massive fire consumed several hundred shanties in a slum on the northern outskirts of the capital city of Dhaka, government officials said on Sunday....
2019-08-18 12:30

Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers join anti-government rally Tens of thousands of protesters poured into one of Hong Kong's busiest shopping districts on Sunday, braving a downpour to join an anti-government rally in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-18 12:30

Gibraltar says leaked Brexit warnings out of date and wrong Leaked warnings about Gibraltar's ability to cope with a no-deal Brexit are wrong and out of date, the British territory said after the Sunday Times reported official planning documents....
2019-08-18 12:30

Ferrari Will Expand Its Line-up Of Road Cars, But Not By Much Italian premium sports car maker Ferrari NV will expand sales of easier-driving grand touring cars, but will not try to chase rival Porsche's annual sales volume, Ferrari Chairman John Elkann told an......
2019-08-18 12:30

BMW CEO Urges Staff To Narrow Sales Gap With Mercedes BMWs new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a time when demand for luxury cars is waning. Oliver......
2019-08-18 12:30

2020 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Starts Arriving At Dealerships The new generation Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is just days away from its launch in India, and the hatchback has started arriving at dealerships. The automaker opened bookings for the all-new offering......
2019-08-18 12:30

Okinawa Announces Special Offers Across e-Scooter Range For The Festive Season Gurugram-based Okinawa Autotech has turned out to be one of the first manufacturers to introduce offers across its product line-up for the upcoming festive season. The offers on the company's range of......
2019-08-18 12:30

More than 40 charged in federal court from Mississippi ICE raid, but no company officials So far, more than 40 arrest warrants have been filed in federal court resulting from the Aug. 7 immigration raid.        ...
2019-08-18 12:30

Judge apologizes for telling woman to sell nude photos to Playboy Alberto Rivas — a Superior Court judge in Middlesex County, New Jersey — is facing charges of violating the judicial code.        ...
2019-08-18 12:30

Portland police keeping far-right protesters, antifa groups apart; violence avoided during rallies A heavy police presence kept members of the Proud Boys and other far-right groups separated from far-left activists at a downtown park Saturday.        ...
2019-08-18 12:30

Far-right groups and Antifa face off in Portland A heavy police presence largely kept members of far-right groups separated from far-left, anti-fascist activists at a downtown park Saturday.        ...
2019-08-18 12:30

This story has been removed A story published Thursday by USA TODAY, based on a survey by an underwear company, has been removed. The story did not meet our standards.        ...
2019-08-18 12:30

Fugitive lived in isolated bunker for 3 years to evade arrest in Wisconsin Jeremiah Button was sleeping in a homemade bunker in the woods on the morning of Aug. 9 when his three-year run from the law came to an end.        ...
2019-08-18 12:30

2 dead, 1 unaccounted for after plane crashes into house in New York According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane crashed into a house in Union Vale, near Poughkeepsie.        ...
2019-08-18 12:30

Alaska wildfires sparked by high winds force mandatory evacuations Pilot cars began shepherding motorists through a previously-closed stretch of Alaska’s George Parks Highway for several hours Saturday after high winds and dry weather sparked six blazes.        ...
2019-08-18 12:30

Peugeot 3008: ‘Perfect for the Pyrenees – or the school run’ Peugeot’s comfortable new SUV offers cycling correspondent Jeremy Whittle a front row seat to all the action at this year’s Tour de FrancePeugeot 3008Price £25,3950-62mph 10.8 secondsTop speed 117mphMPG 68.9CO2 from 109g/km Eco score ★★★★☆Few riders ...
2019-08-18 12:30

Nigel Slater’s ice-cream recipes In this heat, it’s ice screamingly obvious what you need to doThe summer staggers on. The air is hot and thick as treacle. There is no breeze, not a single leaf moves. For some, the summer of their dreams. For me, the perfect excuse to make ice-cream...
2019-08-18 12:30

Chefs' secret ingredients: turn dinner from basic to brilliant Seaweed, trotters, charcoal and even a bit of boiled potato – chefs and food writers on what they add to dinner to make it extra specialBy Jack Monroe, food writer and campaigner Continue reading......
2019-08-18 12:30

Corsica’s cape of good campsites With cliffs and crags, views and sandy beaches, Cap Corse, which juts out from the top of the island, offers a perfect mobile home stay‘It’s like being in a car advert!” The corniche road along the western side of Cap Corse, the spiny promontory poin...
2019-08-18 12:30

Voyage of discovery to St Helena Big fish, cloud forests and spectacular food make the wildly remote South Atlantic island worth the journeySomething is circling our boat in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean. We are off the coast of Flagstaff Bay, sailing in slow motion on glas...
2019-08-18 12:30

Why Bayeux chic will be the next big fashion trend Designers are delving into history to create trousers, coats, knits, bags and even hoodies with a tapestry twistFashion is no stranger to a historical reference – from 1970s flares à la Once Upon a Time in Hollywood to 19th-century pie-crust collars ...
2019-08-18 12:30

Sunday with Rosie Lowe: ‘I put my plants in the shower like I’m their mummy’ The singer-songwriter on piano lessons, roasts – and the smell of wet soilWhen does Sunday start? I’m usually up at 8am, occasionally 9.30 if I’ve had a late one. I teach piano lessons at home from 10am, and on occasion I’ve been known to wake up wit...
2019-08-18 12:30

The quick and easy road to a ‘wellness face’ | Funmi Fetto How to look as if your healthy living regime is tip-top. Plus, tiny scents and a one-minute maskI call this AW19 Stella McCartney look, “wellness face”. It says: “I mainline liquid collagen, live at Soul Cycle and my middle name is Clean. Recognise y...
2019-08-18 12:30

The Cycle Show 2019 preview: ‘Take your pick from 200 exhibitors and 500 brands’ | Martin Love Celebrating its 18th year, the Cycle Show returns to the NEC in September – be prepared to be wowed by all things two-wheeledThe Cycle ShowWhere NEC BirminghamWhen 13-15 SeptemberPrice from £15.50; 11-16 years old £12; and under-11 free, cycleshow.co...
2019-08-18 12:30

My son keeps stealing from me and my dad, but I can’t tell anyone | Dear Mariella You must turn to a support group and confide in people you trust, Mariella Frostrup tells the mother of a young man struggling with addictionThe dilemma I’m 54, single, with two sons and am a carer to my parents. For 10 years my younger son, who is 2...
2019-08-18 12:30

Mums-to-be reject baby showers for ‘mother blessings’ Increasingly popular spiritual gatherings controversially borrow from Navajo traditionsFirst there was the baby shower, then came the gender-reveal party. Now parents-to-be are embarking on a new way of celebrating imminent parenthood: the “mother bl...
2019-08-18 12:30

Unzipping the murky trend of explicit phone pics | Eva Wiseman What do unsolicited photos sent by phone say about us?My friend went on a date with a woman last week who told him about her recent Tinder experiences, including a chat with a stranger who quickly sent her a dick pic. Which was fine, and consensual, ...
2019-08-18 12:30

Snot on a parent's shoulders should be worn as a badge of honour | Séamas O’Reilly This is my life now, says Séamas O’Reilly, territorially marked by a baby who produces snot as if he’s stockpiling for BrexitOn those rare occasions when I do leave the house for social interactions, I’ve been bringing little mementos from home with ...
2019-08-18 12:30

Brazil-born Elkeson included in China squad in landmark move "Brazil-born striker Elkeson is in line to become the first player without Chinese heritage to represent China after the country\u0027s football authorities registered him for Asia\u0027s World Cup qualifying tournament next month."...
2019-08-18 12:30

Real prepare late Eriksen bid as contract talks at Spurs stall - Paper Round "Real Madrid prepare a bid for Christian Eriksen as his contract runs down, Inter Milan to loan Alexis Sanchez and Barcelona plan Neymar loan offer."...
2019-08-18 12:30

Boxing News at Five: Anthony Joshua calls Lennox Lewis a “clown”, Joshua Buatsi fights Ryan Ford on August 31 The war of words between former heavyweights champions Lennox Lewis and Anthony Joshua continues, and Joshua Buatsi gets a durable Canadian for August 31 The post Boxing News at Five: Anthony Joshua calls Lennox Lewis a “clown”, Joshua Buatsi fights ...
2019-08-18 12:00

Lyndon Arthur: ‘I’m all for Yarde winning against Kovalev’ Rising British light-heavyweight Lyndon Arthur speaks to Terry Dooley The post Lyndon Arthur: ‘I’m all for Yarde winning against Kovalev’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-18 12:00

60 second interview: Felix Alvarado Paul Wheeler talks to Felix Alvarado, a world champion who rose up from poverty The post 60 second interview: Felix Alvarado appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-18 12:00

Boxing News at Five: Sulaiman says the WBC have not suspended Whyte, Spong lets his cougar run amok The WBC have suspended his interim and mandatory status rather than Dillian Whyte, and Tyrone Spong can't control his cougar The post Boxing News at Five: Sulaiman says the WBC have not suspended Whyte, Spong lets his cougar run amok appeared first o...
2019-08-18 12:00

Paige Murney: ‘There’s always someone trying to take your spot’ Paige Murney is GB’s number one, but knows Caroline Dubois and other rivals are rising to challenge her The post Paige Murney: ‘There’s always someone trying to take your spot’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-18 12:00

Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her for the Olympic place Tori Ellis Willetts is GB’s latest 51kgs boxer. She contemplates the Olympics and whether Nicola Adams could return The post Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her for the Olympic place appeared first on B...
2019-08-18 12:00

Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes away Paying tribute to the great Cuban Jose Napoles - 'Mantequilla' - who has died at the age of 79 The post Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes away appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-18 12:00

Anthony Joshua downplays Andy Ruiz Jr’s perfect punch as a ‘lucky punch’ Anthony Joshua calls that Andy Ruiz left hook a 'lucky punch' but in boxing there is no such thing as a lucky punch The post Anthony Joshua downplays Andy Ruiz Jr’s perfect punch as a ‘lucky punch’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-18 12:00

My Night: Darren Barker scores one of the greatest feel-good victories in British boxing history Darren Barker goes in-depth about a memorable triumph. 'I was struggling with my breath, thinking about my daughter and my brother,' he says The post My Night: Darren Barker scores one of the greatest feel-good victories in British boxing history app...
2019-08-18 12:00

Mets confident an Edwin Diaz resurgence may be ‘this close’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mets pitching coach Phil Regan held his left thumb about a half-inch from his index finger on Saturday when discussing his pet project. “I think we’re this close,” Regan said, referring to Edwin Diaz and a possible resurgence for t...
2019-08-18 11:30

Red Sox place Chris Sale on IL with worrisome left elbow injury BOSTON — Red Sox ace left-hander Chris Sale was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday with left elbow inflammation, raising questions about whether he will pitch again this season. Team president Dave Dombrowski said Sale had an MRI exam and the...
2019-08-18 11:30

Know the risk in drafting Ezekiel Elliott, Melvin Gordon As you prepare for your fantasy football drafts, you’re going to get a whirlwind of advice: Bulk up on running backs and wide receivers early, be sure to wait on a quarterback, grab yourself an elite tight end within the first few rounds. Before you ...
2019-08-18 11:30

Mickey Callaway, Aaron Boone making the same mistakes Think of it this way: You’re a movie freak. You miss none that seem promising. You can’t help but smell like buttered popcorn. But one day, everything changes. Nearly all the movies, about halfway or a bit further, fail to make sense, no longer have ...
2019-08-18 11:30

Yankees’ consistency is more impressive than it gets credit for There have been a lot of things the Yankees have accomplished this year that got a lot more attention, and that’s as it should be. They are on a 108-win pace, after all. They are on a collision course with the sport’s other behemoths, the Astros and ...
2019-08-18 11:30

No charges for Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott in Vegas incident Authorities in Las Vegas have decided not to bring charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident, according to TMZ Sports. Security guard Kyle Johnson had pressed charges against Elliott over an incident at the El...
2019-08-18 11:30

Everything points to Reds’ surprise phenom being for real When you see the name Aristides Aquino, what comes to mind? An unknown Greek god who may have been the third cousin of Zeus? A philosopher, like Aristotle, Socrates or Plato? A brand of bottled water? Or do you envision an unheralded Reds outfielder ...
2019-08-18 11:30

Mike Tauchman on transformation into Yankee ‘Savage’ Yankees outfielder Mike Tauchman takes a swing at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: How would you describe the New York Yankees Way? A: I think ultimately we’re just great competitors … combine fiery competitors with intense love of ...
2019-08-18 11:30

Pat Shurmur calls out Giants: Time to fix the sloppy play At the beginning of training camp, the Giants sported matching T-shirts with the phrase “All Ball” written across the back, alluding to the team’s message of always taking care of the football. Giants coach Pat Shurmur, however, said his team didn’t ...
2019-08-18 11:30

Bill Belichick didn’t want to talk about Josh Gordon’s reinstatement This interview was short, even by Bill Belichick’s standards. The Patriots coach, who Saturday released a statement on Josh Gordon’s conditional reinstatement into the NFL on Friday, wasn’t about to elaborate any further on the situ...
2019-08-18 11:30

Mets needed this one, and Jacob deGrom delivered KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In his bid to repeat as the National League Cy Young-award winner Jacob deGrom may have a difficult time catching a certain Dodgers left-hander, but the Mets ace has certainly resembled the 2018 version of himself since the All-Sta...
2019-08-18 11:30

Time for fantasy baseball owners to play the hot hand September is almost upon us, and with that, most fantasy baseball owners will flip their attention to the minor league call-ups we have been expecting to see for some time now. The A’s are likely to bring up Jesus Luzardo, the White Sox have a hot pr...
2019-08-18 11:30

Two longtime Rangers fans now have son on their favorite team There is the Bruce and Tammy Fox from Jericho, L.I., via Queens, who had those Rangers’ season tickets from 1972-2009, first row right above the old Budweiser sign in Section 55 (or Section 1, depending on the year). Then there is the Bruce and Tammy...
2019-08-18 11:30

These running backs will provide best fantasy football value “The Price Is Right” is a game show everyone knows. We watched as children with our parents. Our children watched with us. And every show magically culminates in an epic Showcase Showdown. Well, maybe it isn’t so epic, especially in today’s times, be...
2019-08-18 11:30

Pete Alonso’s mental toughness helped Mets win this one KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There was a Polar Bear Grand Slam Plan. This is the underappreciated aspect of the amazin’ Mets rookie. Pete Alonso has a plan for everything and works hard to achieve success. His bases-loaded, majestic fly ball deep into the stan...
2019-08-18 11:30

Daniel Cormier loses belt in stunner; Nate Diaz rolls in UFC return ANAHEIM, Calif. — Stipe Miocic waited over a year to face Daniel Cormier again, and his plan for the rematch didn’t start to work until they were deep in the fourth round. That’s when the patient, determined firefighter from Cleveland fin...
2019-08-18 11:30

New look, same power for Yankees’ Gleyber Torres Gleyber Torres sported a different look, but his swing looked no different. Wearing a unique style of sunglasses for just the second time, Torres put on his latest power display at Yankee Stadium and hit a pair of solo home runs in Saturday’s 6-5 win...
2019-08-18 11:30

Why Pat Shurmur is upbeat about the Giants’ defense Through all the injuries, a suspended starting wide receiver and everything in between, Pat Shurmur is — as always — unperturbed. So when the Giants coach was asked if it was at all concerning his starting defense gave up first-drive points in back-t...
2019-08-18 11:30

Yankees’ James Paxton keeps getting wrecked in the first Yankees manager Aaron Boone often says James Paxton’s horrible numbers in first innings are due in part to bad luck. That wasn’t the case in Saturday’s 6-5 win over Cleveland, as Paxton gave up two more runs. In 22 starts this year, the left-hander h...
2019-08-18 11:30

Why Yankees really wanted to give Aaron Judge a day off Aaron Judge was given the day off in the Yankees’ 6-5 win over the Indians on Saturday at the Stadium, as Aaron Boone was determined to rest the slumping right fielder — even after a solid day at the plate in Friday’s win. “It’s just Aaron and ...
2019-08-18 11:30

Crack Cocaine Makes a Paris Neighborhood ‘Hell’ for Users and Residents Five squalid acres at the edge of the city are home to France’s largest open-air crack market — an “apocalyptic situation,” the local police chief says....
2019-08-18 11:30

India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants. Muslims Are Afraid. Four million people in one state are at risk of being denied citizenship in a government campaign critics say is driven by a Hindu nationalist agenda....
2019-08-18 11:30

The 30 best films about music, chosen by musicians Anna Calvi, Neil Tennant, Nadine Shah, Wayne Coyne, Nitin Sawhney and Anna Meredith pick their top five music moviesMovies about musicians, whether biopics, fictions or documentaries, are a fixture in cinema, but judging by the flurry of activity ove...
2019-08-18 11:30

Jada Pinkett Smith: 'The word "wife": it's a golden cage, swallow the key' She put her film career on hold and let husband Will Smith become a megastar. Now Jada Pinkett Smith’s candid chat show is opening up truthful conversations around kitchen tables everywhereImagine the scene. You’re a middle-aged woman, sitting around...
2019-08-18 11:30

Richard Williams, 'Roger Rabbit' and 'Pink Panther' animator, dead at 86 Richard Williams, the animator known for his work on "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and two "Pink Panther" films, is dead, his family told PA Media, the UK national news agency....
2019-08-18 11:30

Police make arrests as right-wing, anti-fascist groups rally in Portland Police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counterprotesters scuffled with officers who tried to keep the two sides apart....
2019-08-18 11:30

Defending Western & Southern Open champion Novak Djokovic loses to Daniil Medvedev There will be a new men's Western & Southern Open champion holding the Rookwood Cup on Sunday after Novak Djokovic was upset Saturday night        ...
2019-08-18 11:30

Israeli military fires on militants at Gaza border, Palestinians say three killed JERUSALEM/GAZA - Israeli forces opened fire at a group of Palestinian gunmen as they tried to cross the Gaza border, the military said on Sunday and Palestinian health officials said three of the men were killed....
2019-08-18 11:00

Peace with whom? After blast, enraged Afghans question talks Outraged Afghans questioned on Sunday the point of negotiations with the Taliban aimed at getting U.S. troops to leave and ending the war, after 63 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in the capital, Kabul....
2019-08-18 11:00

India reimposes movement curbs on parts of Kashmir's main city after clashes Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
2019-08-18 11:00

Old grudge between Honduras football fans sparks riot that kills three Three people were killed and at least 10 injured in riots Saturday night before a football match between rival teams after suspected fans attacked a bus carrying one of the two teams to the game, wounding three players, officials and the team said....
2019-08-18 11:00

Thousands of Hong Kongers brave rain to join anti-government rally Thousands of protesters, most clad in black, gathered under a downpour for an anti-government rally at a Hong Kong park on Sunday, in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-18 11:00

Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital, the interior ministry said on Sunday, as violence shows no sign of easing despite hopes for a deal on a U.S. troop withdrawal....
2019-08-18 11:00

America and Britain's presence in Gulf region brings insecurity: Iran revolutionary guards navy chief The presence of America and Britain in the Gulf region brings insecurity, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards navy, Alireza Tangsiri, was reported as saying by the ILNA news agency....
2019-08-18 11:00

UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit: Sunday Times, citing official documents Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents leaked to the Sunday Times show....
2019-08-18 11:00

Russia says no plans to install new missiles unless U.S. deploys them Russia will not deploy new missiles as long as the United States shows similar restraint in Europe and Asia, Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu said on Sunday, after Washington's withdrawal from a Soviet-era arms pact....
2019-08-18 11:00

'Travis Strikes Again' comes to PC and PS4 on October 17th You won't have to own a Switch to play a modern take on the No More Heroes universe. Suda51's Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Complete Edition is now slated to launch on PC (via Steam) and PS4 October 17th. The expanded title include...
2019-08-18 11:00

Drako's GTE electric supercar will be a four-motor, 1,200HP monster The new Tesla Roadster won't be the only wildly overpowered electric supercar arriving in the near future. Drako Motors (a startup created by Barracuda Networks co-founder Dean Drako) has unveiled the GTE, an electric sedan that's built to...
2019-08-18 11:00

Runkeeper drops its Wear OS app due to a 'buggy experience' Add Runkeeper to the list of companies dropping their smartwatch apps -- albeit not for the usual reasons. The developer is warning customers that it's scrapping its Wear OS app as of the 9.13 release. It's "just not able" to deliver the ...
2019-08-18 11:00

Real prepare Eriksen bid as Inter look to sign Sanchez - Paper Round "Real Madrid prepare a bid for Christian Eriksen as his contract runs down, Inter Milan to loan Alexis Sanchez and Barcelona plan Neymar loan offer."...
2019-08-18 11:00

11 books New Yorkers are reading this summer and where to find them MCNALLY JACKSON After making a splash in the UK, 28-year-old Irish writer Sally Rooney is now a sensation in New York. Her two novels, “Conversations with Friends” and “Normal People” (Hogarth) both explore modern, coming-of-age love affairs, and wer...
2019-08-18 11:00

‘Luxury beliefs’ are the latest status symbol for rich Americans A former classmate from Yale recently told me “monogamy is kind of outdated” and not good for society. So I asked her what her background is and if she planned to marry. She said she comes from an affluent family and works at a well-known technology ...
2019-08-18 11:00

Rich bootlegger George Remus killed his wife — and got away with murder At 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 6, 1927, a man walked into the central police station in Cincinnati and informed the officer on duty, “I just shot my wife, and I came to surrender.” The man identified himself as George Remus, but if the police knew they had one...
2019-08-18 11:00

How an evicted author turned his life around with one bestseller About two years ago, Adrian McKinty was done as a writer. The Irish author had published several detective novels set in Belfast. They were well-reviewed; some even won prestigious literary awards. But none of the moderate success had translated into...
2019-08-18 11:00

Downtown Girls Basketball is a glamorous squad of models, creatives People stop and stare — and often sneak photos during games. But the women of Downtown Girls Basketball are used to it. The all-female team, which is made up of models, artists, filmmakers, gallerists, authors and fashion designers, meets every Tuesd...
2019-08-18 11:00

French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently, raising the number to 64 so far this year....
2019-08-18 11:00

Tens of thousands flood Hong Kong park for new rally Tens of thousands of people are marching from a park in central Hong Kong for what organizers hope will be a peaceful demonstration for democracy following recent clashes with police...
2019-08-18 11:00

The Latest: Hong Kong protesters won’t give up their demands Heavy rain is falling on tens of thousands of umbrella-ready protesters as they start marching from a packed park in central Hong Kong, where mass pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular weekend activity...
2019-08-18 11:00

Hong Kong protesters defy threats from Beijing, police and heavy rain for yet another huge march  This is now the 11th week of protests here in Hong Kong, which are reaching what demonstrators believe to be a tipping point amid an intensifying crackdown....
2019-08-18 11:00

North Carolina smashup of 40-50 vehicles blamed on heavy rain: reports As many as 50 vehicles were involved, but early reports indicated that only one serious injury resulted after chain-reaction crashes in heavy rain in North Carolina on Saturday night....
2019-08-18 10:30

MLB roundup: Brewers outslug Nats in 14 innings Milwaukee's Eric Thames roped a two-run homer in the 14th inning and the Brewers scored a wild 15-14 victory over the host Washington Nationals on Saturday night....
2019-08-18 10:30

Attempted murder charges filed against man accused of shooting 6 Philadelphia cops Attempted murder charges were filed Saturday against a Philadelphia man accused of shooting six police officers during an hours-long standoff, according to court records....
2019-08-18 10:30

The man seen placing rice cookers around downtown New York is in custody, police say The man who police say is seen on video dropping off rice cookers Friday in Manhattan was arrested and charged Saturday, according to an New York Police Department news release....
2019-08-18 10:30

Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother to Trump: ‘May God ruin him’ The 90-year-old grandmother of Rep. Rashida Tlaib ripped President Trump for his comments about her controversial granddaughter’s off-again visit to the Land of Milk and Honey. Muftia Tlaib, who spoke with Reuters in her garden in the village o...
2019-08-18 10:30

Man steals 10 jars of tomato sauce from Queens store: cops A man broke into a Queens grocery store and ran off with 10 jars of tomato sauce, assaulting security on his way out, cops said Saturday. The thief snuck into the basement of a Food Universe grocery store on 75th Street near 31st Avenue in Jackson He...
2019-08-18 10:30

Second NYC condo owner busted for dividing apartment illegally The Lower East Side condo owner who cut his apartment in half horizontally to rent bizarre pint-sized units to 11 desperate tenants wasn’t the only enterprising landlord in his building. The city Buildings Department issued 10 violations to Jin...
2019-08-18 10:30

Jeffrey Epstein tried to leverage his wealth to survive in jail: report The convicted pedophile reportedly deposited money in at least three other inmates' commissary accounts in an attempt to ingratiate himself and possibly buy protection from the hardened criminals in the Special Housing Unit at the Metropolitan Correc...
2019-08-18 10:30

New York Times board member apologizes for Jeffrey Epstein ties A New York Times board member has issued a public apology for his ties to pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. “I take full responsibility for my error in judgment. I am deeply sorry to the survivors, to the Media Lab, and to the MIT community for bringing suc...
2019-08-18 10:30

Elizabeth Warren ‘should apologize’ at Native American forum: activist Liberal presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren is set to take part in a candidate forum Monday in Iowa on issues affecting Native Americans, and participants say it will be hard to ignore the Massachusetts Democrat’s questionable claims of havi...
2019-08-18 10:30

Hundreds of far-right protestors face off with Antifa members in Portland Hundreds of far-right protesters were met by crowds of antifa, or anti-fascist, counter-demonstrators in Portland, Ore., Saturday, as President Trump singled out the latter for possible designation as a terrorist organization. Confrontations between ...
2019-08-18 10:30

Dick Cheney to headline high-dollar fundraiser for Donald Trump Former vice president Dick Cheney is set to headline a high-dollar fundraiser for President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign and the Republican Party on Monday. Cheney, who served two terms as George W. Bush’s veep, has reportedly been critical of Trump’...
2019-08-18 10:30

South Dakota mom thought she had kidney stones but was pregnant with triplets A South Dakota woman who recently gave birth to triplets said she didn’t discover she was pregnant until she went to the hospital with what she thought were kidney stones....
2019-08-18 10:30

Airlines already selling seats on Boeing’s still-grounded 737 MAX planes Airlines are selling thousands of seats on Boeing’s still-grounded 737 MAX aircraft, betting the planes will be cleared to fly by the time they’re scheduled to take off. American and United are among the airlines that plan to use them for more than 3...
2019-08-18 10:30

Multiple dead after suicide bomber rips through crowded Afghan wedding hall An explosion detonated by a suicide bomber ripped through a crowded wedding hall in western Kabul on Saturday night, with witnesses reporting multiple casualties....
2019-08-18 10:30

Florida golden doodle’s neon makeover causes injuries, infection A Florida woman who brought her golden doodle to a groomer was horrified when the dog inexplicably came back with neon pink ears and Day-Glo green eyebrows. Graziella Puleo of Lake Worth in Palm Beach County took Lola, her golden retriever-poodle mix...
2019-08-18 10:30

One dead after small plane crashes into house near Poughkeepsie A small plane crashed into a house in Dutchess County on Saturday, killing at least one of the three men on board, authorities said. The crash also critically injured a woman who was in the home, which was destroyed in the raging blaze that followed,...
2019-08-18 10:30

Martin Rees: ‘Climate change is a doddle compared with terraforming Mars’ The astronomer royal and risk specialist on cyber-attacks, pandemics, Brexit and life on MarsMartin Rees is a cosmologist and astrophysicist who has been the astronomer royal since 1995. He is also a co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Existent...
2019-08-18 10:30

Meet the gorgeous ballerina who is dating ‘Goldfinch’ star Ansel Elgort Violetta Komyshan is a ballerina and a social media influencer with 1.1 million followers — far more than your average dancer. She is also the longtime girlfriend of Ansel Elgort, one of the hottest young actors in Hollywood....
2019-08-18 10:00

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Preseason Week 2 recap begins with a surprise Colts standout Who's standing out this preseason? Who's not? Dave Richard breaks down everything from Week 2, including some reasons for optimism in Indy even if Andrew Luck misses time....
2019-08-18 10:00

‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ animator Richard Williams has died The daughter of acclaimed animator Richard Williams says that her father has died at age 86. Williams was best known for his work on ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ which won two Oscars for its genre-bending blend of animation and live action...
2019-08-18 09:30

Hong Kong braces for mass anti-government rally Hong Kong braced for a major anti-government rally planned for Sunday after an unusually calm Saturday night in what has been a summer of violent protests in the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-18 09:30

Teachers Can Get a Free Premium Subscription to Calm's Meditation App Everyone knows that being a teacher can be a stressful occupational choice. The app Calm is aiming to make that slightly less so by offering teachers a premium subscription to its meditation app for free....
2019-08-18 09:00

Heather Locklear faces treatment stint after entering no contest plea Actress Heather Locklear will have to successfully complete a residential treatment program to stay out of jail after she plead no contest to eight misdemeanor counts stemming from two confrontations she had at her home...
2019-08-18 09:00

50th anniversary of Woodstock music festival celebrated Ringo Starr, Arlo Guthrie and the Edgar Winter Brand performed this week at a concert in upstate New York, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival....
2019-08-18 09:00

It's Augenstein, Ogletree in US Amateur final John Augenstein and Andy Ogletree advanced to the U.S. Amateur final at Pinehurst No. 2. Augenstein beat William Holcomb V 3 and 2, and Ogletree topped teenager and fellow Mississippian Cohen Trolio 3 and 1        ...
2019-08-18 09:00

US makes last-ditch attempt to stop Iranian supertanker setting sail The United States has unsealed a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker anchored off the coast of Gibraltar. It is the latest twist involving the vessel at the center of a standoff between Tehran and the West....
2019-08-18 08:30