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The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Commission says power utility Eskom failed to comply with the B-BBEE Act when it awarded a tender for a boiler at Duvha power station to a Chinese ...

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The Latest: Pelosi says Trump doesn’t know right from wrong WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and investigations into Russia election meddling (all times local): 11:18 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump doesn’t know right from wrong and is “indifferent...
2019-06-13 18:15

Rep. Walker won’t challenge Sen. Tillis in NC GOP primary RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rep. Mark Walker announced Thursday that he won’t challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in North Carolina’s Republican primary next year, a move that shows President Donald Trump’s influence on state politics and the high ...
2019-06-13 18:15

Maine making public, private insurers cover abortions AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A bill requiring public and private insurance companies to cover abortion is now law in Maine. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed it Thursday, a day after the Legislature finalized the measure. The approval comes after the state...
2019-06-13 18:15

State Auditor Finds Discrepancies In Former Sheriff’s Fee Account LESLIE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The state auditor has now released the audit of the 2017 financial statement for former Leslie County Sheriff Delano Huff. In the report, auditor Mike Harmon talks about six issues that were found with the former sh...
2019-06-13 18:15

Mississippi River dropping below flood stage along Iowa OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Mississippi River is dropping below flood stage along many of Iowa’s riverfront cities after nearly three months of record highs caused by melting snow and torrential rain. The National Weather Service says the river drop...
2019-06-13 18:15

Virginia Lt. Gov. lawyers ask for sex assault investigation RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax have sent letters to prosecutors in three states asking them to open a criminal investigation into sexual assault allegations against him. In copies of the letter obtained Wednesday by...
2019-06-13 18:15

West Brom appoint Slaven Bilic as manager on two-year contract • Former West Ham manager gets job at Championship club• Club determined to return to Premier League, Bilic saysSlaven Bilic has been named as the new West Bromwich Albion head coach. The Croatian has signed a two-year contract and Albion hope his ap...
2019-06-13 18:15

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as cities like Las Vegas or Hamburg...
2019-06-13 18:30

Watch Chris Hemsworth’s Fat Thor sing ‘the saddest song in the world’ Thor just dropped the hammer on a hard rock classic. Last night on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” actor Chris Hemsworth stopped by and shared a priceless behind-the-scenes tidbit from “Avengers: Endgame” with the late-n...
2019-06-13 18:30

Republicans flee from Trump's foreign interference remarks Senate Republicans are moving swiftly to distance themselves from President Donald Trump’s willingness to use foreign opposition research against his political opponents, with several senators up for reelection vowing to call the FBI immediately if t...
2019-06-13 18:30

David Ortiz shot for $8G bounty, police reveal, as investigators try to piece together motive for hit Police in the Dominican Republic announced Wednesday a half-dozen men, including the gunman, were arrested in the plot to kill one of the nation’s biggest sports heroes David Ortiz....
2019-06-13 18:45

Titans retiring numbers of Eddie George, late Steve McNair Nobody with the Titans will ever wear Eddie George's No. 27 nor the No. 9 of the late Steve McNair again, players who helped the franchise through its difficult relocation from Houston to Tennessee to its lone Super Bowl berth....
2019-06-13 18:45

Review: Pixar's 'Toy Story 4' is one fun and rollicking existential crisis after another Pixar's 'Toy Story 4' deals in weepy emotions and Tom Hanks warmth, but also features adventure, laughs and one nutty road trip with a jittery spork.        ...
2019-06-13 18:45

Where the heck is Will Smith in 'Men In Black: International' and other burning questions With "Men In Black: International" opening Friday and starring Chris Hemsworth, fans have questions. Like, where are Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones?        ...
2019-06-13 18:45

U.S. denies Tesla request for tariff relief on China-made Model 3 'brain' The U.S. Trade Representative, in a May 29 letter denying petitions from the EV maker and a key supplier, said the request concerned "a product strategically important or related to 'Made in China 2025’ or other Chinese industrial programs."...
2019-06-13 18:45

Renault's Senard laments loss of FCA merger deal Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard went on the offensive against the French state, Renault’s most powerful shareholder, over the collapse of merger talks with FCA....
2019-06-13 18:45

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
2019-06-13 19:15

Pelosi: Trump's comments on foreign election interference 'appalling' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted President Donald Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election but stopped short of saying they could trigger impeachment....
2019-06-13 19:15

Men Who Floated Fake Income Tax Webpage, Hacked Bank Accounts Arrested Seven persons including three Nigerians have been arrested by city police for hacking into over 2,000 bank accounts and transferring crores of rupees after creating a fake webpage of the Income Tax......
2019-06-13 19:15

"Deeply Ashamed" Says Kolkata Mayor's Daughter, A Doctor The daughter of the Kolkata's Mayor, who is a doctor, has sharply criticized the Mamata Banerjee government's handling of the junior doctors' strike. In a Facebook post, Shabba Hakim - the daughter......
2019-06-13 19:15

Even Tyson is selling meatless protein alternatives Tyson, one of the biggest food producers in the US, is getting into the alternative protein game, but it hasn't embraced entirely plant-based products just yet. Its chicken nugget alternative contains egg, while the burger patties in the Raised ...
2019-06-13 19:15

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
2019-06-13 19:15

Street outside NASA’s DC office renamed for ‘Hidden Figures’ The street outside of NASA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., has been renamed ‘Hidden Figures Way’ to honor the black female mathematicians who helped send humans to the moon...
2019-06-13 19:30

Limiting parts "sensible solution" to major F1 2021 schedule change Giving teams a set amount of homologated parts to use at a grand prix has been tipped as a "sensible solution" to Formula 1's proposed major 2021 schedule change...
2019-06-13 19:30

| Van Aert clinches back to back Dauphine stages, Yates in yellow Wout van Aert won a second successive stage of the Criterium du Dauphine with victory on day five as Britain's Adam Yates remained in the leader's yellow jersey....
2019-06-13 19:45

| Denis Suarez blames injury for disappointing Arsenal spell Denis Suarez has claimed he was less than half-fit for most of his disappointing loan spell at Arsenal and admits he still wants to leave Barcelona this summer....
2019-06-13 19:45

E3 2019: These action games featuring Luigi, Keanu and Minecraft will be on your list Here are eight action games from E3 2019 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Windows PC, and upcoming streaming platform Google Stadia.        ...
2019-06-13 19:45

Houston Texans star JJ Watt reveals one key wedding decision ahead of marriage to Kealia Ohai Planning a wedding is not easy, especially for two superstar athletes who have to deal with constantly evolving schedules, gameplay, practices and everything in between....
2019-06-13 19:45

Twitter Deletes Thousands Of Accounts Tied To Iran Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database......
2019-06-13 19:45

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
2019-06-13 19:45

NASA Renames Street To Honour Three African-American Women Mathematicians NASA has renamed the street outside its Washington headquarters to honor three black female mathematicians whose pioneering work on the agency's early space program was chronicled in the film "Hidden......
2019-06-13 19:45

Light-based computer may parallelize 10-megabit computations Enlarge / If everything's set up properly, you know you have a solution when the input light results in a single point of light as the output. (credit: Robert Horn/Argonne National Laboratory) When it comes to computation, the modern approach seems...
2019-06-13 19:45

Ask Dr. NerdLove: I'm In Love With My Youth Pastor Hello internet skulltroll freakscene, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that’s been remastered for the Switch....
2019-06-13 20:15

| WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential race....
2019-06-13 20:15

Report: Kyrie Irving cuts ties with longtime agent as free agency nears With free agency approaching, Kyrie Irving has cut ties with his longtime agent and is expected to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, per ESPN.       ...
2019-06-13 20:15

Australia to play in 2020 Copa America in Colombia-Argentina Australia will be one of the two guest nations at the 2020 Copa America, the head of South America's soccer body says       ...
2019-06-13 20:15

Froome remains hospitalized in France with multiple injuries Chris Froome remained hospitalized in France after the high-speed crash that left him with multiple fractures and shattered his hopes of securing a fifth Tour de France title next month       ...
2019-06-13 20:15

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
2019-06-13 20:15

Family attorney: Mexican resort served ‘tainted’ alcohol to 20-year-old American tourist before she drowned The attorney for the family of 20-year-old tourist Abbey Conner, who drowned after drinking alcohol at a Mexican resort, said Thursday that the alcohol was “tainted” and her parents are now filing a new lawsuit against the resort....
2019-06-13 20:45

New feline dubbed the ‘fox-cat’ discovered on French island That’s one foxy cat! A new species of feline — known locally as the fox-cat — may have been discovered on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, according to the French National Office of Hunting and Wildlife (ONCFS). The gray-...
2019-06-13 20:45

Florida man attacked landlord who accused him of taking too many showers: report An enraged Florida tenant viciously attacked his elderly roommate — because the man accused him of taking too many showers, according to a new report. Byron Christianoudis, 48, was going to take a shower Tuesday when his 70-year-old roomie — also his...
2019-06-13 20:45

All That veterans Kel Mitchell and Josh Server are thrilled to revive the series Nickelodeon’s revival of the beloved 90s sketch comedy show All That premieres Saturday, June 15, with Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell serving as executive producers, and original cast members Lori Beth Denberg and Josh Server set to return for the p...
2019-06-13 20:45

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. confronts the season's big mystery in this exclusive clip Last season of Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. ended on a moving and bittersweet note: Phil Coulson was dying, but he and Melinda May left the team to spend his final weeks (or possibly months) alive together on a remote beach, the romance they had p...
2019-06-13 20:45

John Krasinski next-level trolled Jenna Fischer at Stanley Cup Game 7 John Krasinski expertly trolled his former co-star Jenna Fischer at Game 7 of the Stanley Cup when he revealed his plus one was actor David Denman, known to fans of "The Office" as Pam's ex-fiancé Roy....
2019-06-13 21:15

The best – and worst – airports in the world, according to Fodor's Travel Fodor's Travel Awards has named the best airports, airlines and cruises across the U.S. and the world in a variety of categories.       ...
2019-06-13 21:15

'Duck Dynasty' star Sadie Robertson wants 'a lot of kids' with fiance Christian Huff Newly engaged Sadie Robertson says she wants lots of kids with her soon-to-be husband Christian Huff, telling People they're not in a rush though.        ...
2019-06-13 21:15

Lew Klein, 'American Bandstand' executive producer who launched Dick Clark's career, dies at 91 Lew Klein, a broadcast pioneer who helped create “American Bandstand” and launched the careers of Dick Clark and Bob Saget, has died at 91.        ...
2019-06-13 21:15

Lululemon rallies but another athleisure stock is racing ahead of the pack Lululemon worked up a sweat Thursday, but another athleisure stock is besting the competition: Under Armour. The workout gear stock is tracking for its best annual performance in five years....
2019-06-13 21:15

When Karma Has GPS: Linda Fairstein Dropped By Literary Agency Amid Backlash for Being a Despicable Human Being As society’s “Fuck Linda Fairstein” campaign continues, on Tuesday came the news that Hollywood literary agency ICM Partners has decided to wash its hands of the former New York City prosecutor-turned crime novelist-turned bane of our collective exis...
2019-06-13 21:15

The Cult’s Ian Astbury talks Indigenous influence and the evolution of the band "I remember going to the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve, and I had my first epiphanic experience," said Ian Astbury of his introduction to Indigenous culture....
2019-06-13 21:15

Hope Solo adds to US women's soccer celebration controversy over Thailand win: 'I think it was unnecessary' Former U.S. women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo stirred more controversy Thursday adding to the criticism of her former team that their celebrations during a 13-0 blowout against Thailand were unnecessary....
2019-06-13 21:30

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County....
2019-06-13 21:30

US hospital ship begins 5-month mission in the Americas The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort begins on Friday a five-month medical assistance mission in 11 countries of the Americas affected by Venezuela's humanitarian crisis....
2019-06-13 21:30

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
2019-06-13 21:30

LeSean McCoy isn’t threatened by all the running backs Bills brought in LeSean McCoy isn’t bothered by a few fresh faces in Buffalo. McCoy, who hill turn 31 in July, struggled through the worst year of his illustrious career in 2018, rushing for 514 yards and three touchdowns, averaging just 3.2 yards per carry. Both McC...
2019-06-13 21:30

Stadia’s E3 Doom Eternal demo made me a cloud gaming believer These images were taken from an earlier, local Doom Eternal demo, but give you an idea of the kind of fast-paced action that looks and plays just fine on Stadia. LOS ANGELES—Since Google's Project Stream beta ...
2019-06-13 21:30

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran for the incident....
2019-06-13 21:45

Albania busts gang trafficking migrants into EU, arrests eight Albanian police said on Wednesday they had broken up a criminal gang trafficking Syrian, Turkish and Iraqi migrants to western Europe from Greece and had arrested eight people including the Turkish ringleader....
2019-06-13 21:45

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unlock faster growth, a leading solar company said on Thursday, citing new research....
2019-06-13 21:45

Mike Pompeo: Iran responsible for attacks on 2 tankers Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. believes Iran is responsible for attacks that damaged two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf Thursday. Pompeo said the attacks are part of a "campaign" of "escalating tension" by Iran. (June 13)  ...
2019-06-13 21:45

All Flint water crisis criminal charges dismissed by attorney general's office — for now The office announced the dismissal of charges against all remaining defendants, including a manslaughter charge against the former health director        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

Kevin McCarthy: Democrats are hypocrites on foreign meddling Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is hitting back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, accusing Democrats of hypocrisy over foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

Dagger, ring of Taj Mahal builder set for auction A ring and a dagger once owned by the builder of the Taj Mahal were on display Thursday ahead of an auction of jewels and weapons from Indian royalty at Christie's in New York. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city.        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

Testimony resumes in murdered Chinese scholar case The second day of testimony in the death-penalty trial of the man his own defense attorney admits is guilty of killing Chinese scholar Zingzing Zhang is underway in Peoria, Ill. Zhang's family entered the courthouse early this morning. (June 13)...
2019-06-13 21:45

UPDATE 4-Hudson's Bay Co sales slump, optimistic about China trade impact Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss as sales at its Lord & Taylor unit fell, but said it was optimistic about its ability to deal with the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
2019-06-13 21:45

Ottawa expands insurance for Canadian canola exporters amid China dispute Ottawa increased the insurance coverage available for canola exporters, a government corporation said on Thursday, as it seeks to reduce trade risks amid a dispute with China....
2019-06-13 21:45

The Duchess Of Cambridge Delivers Impassioned Speech At The First Action On Addiction Gala To make her speech on the valuable work of the charity, of which she has been a patron since 2012, Kate wore a cream off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola dress and crystal-embellished Jimmy Choos...
2019-06-13 22:00

Fundraiser to benefit PCSD deputy battling cancer TUCSON –The Arizona Fraternal Order of Police is hosting a fundraiser Thursday in support of a fellow deputy. Sgt. Gary Hawco served the Pima County Sheriff’s Department for over 26 years. In January, Hawco was involved in a car accident, he passed o...
2019-06-13 22:15

PCC, TuSimple launch first autonomous driving certificate TUCSON – Pima Community College and TuSimple, a self-driving truck company, announced Thursday the launch of the first autonomous driving certificate for truck drivers. The Autonomous Vehicle Driver and Operations Specialist program will prepare indi...
2019-06-13 22:15

Woman gets 7 years for trying to lure 14-year boy for sex Court paperwork details an extensive online sexual relationship between 33-year-old Lisa Corn and a 14-year-old Fountain Hills boy. (Photo: MCSO) via 12 News PHOENIX (AP) — A 34-year-old Phoenix woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for t...
2019-06-13 22:15

Thursday Forecast: Hot and breezy TUCSON – Today is looking breezy and dry, with the high at 107 degrees in Tucson. A Excessive Heat Warning is in effect throughout tomorrow. No need to worry about the above average temperatures for long because looking ahead, a cooldown is on ...
2019-06-13 22:15

Police investigate south side shooting and rollover TUCSON – Police are still piecing together a series of events that led to the death of a man on Tucson’s south side Wednesday night. It began with a shooting investigation near Valencia Road and 12th Avenue and ended in a rollover crash o...
2019-06-13 22:15

Apple's new Logic Pro X is built for the Mac Pro Apple boasted that the redesigned Mac Pro could easily handle the most demanding audio editing tasks, and now the software is ready for it. The tech firm has updated its Logic Pro X music editing app to support the new workstation's many cores, ...
2019-06-13 22:15

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
2019-06-13 22:15

South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama. ...
2019-06-13 22:15

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for repeated violations of U.S. law, according to a letter released on Thursday....
2019-06-13 22:15

Kvitova out of Birmingham, still hopes to play Wimbledon Defending champion Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from next week's Birmingham Classic because of an arm injury that ruled her out of the French Open, but is still hopeful of playing at Wimbledon        ...
2019-06-13 22:15

Mohammed bin Salman's sister faces trial for allegedly ordering beating of craftsman The sister of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will face trial in Paris next month after she allegedly ordered her bodyguard to attack a craftsman, CNN has confirmed....
2019-06-13 22:15

The Navy has reportedly found a smoking gun as the US blames Iran for the latest tanker attack AP Photo/ISNA) The US Navy discovered an unexploded limpet mine attached to one of the two tankers attacked on Thursday. The mine, which was discovered by the USS Bainbridge, is a potential smoking gun because it very likely points to Iran's involve...
2019-06-13 22:30

We took another look at Bellroy, the maker of our favorite wallet, and we remain impressed Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
2019-06-13 22:30

Retailers fight back: Bricks-and-mortar brands are figuring out online sales, boosting their stocks A number of retailers, such as Lululemon and Best Buy, and restaurants over the past few weeks have reported explosive growth of e-commerce sales, helped by their stores....
2019-06-13 22:45

|Globalrecessionnotyetonthecards-economist The risk of a recession will only escalate if tariff threats that the US has used in its engagements with countries like China and Mexico escalate, says an economist....
2019-06-13 22:45

Cricket World Cup suffers another washout as persistent bad weather threatens to spoil glorious opportunity And so, for the third time in four days at this Cricket World Cup, the great pantomime of the English summer played out, today's performance staged in Nottingham, where India were due to play New Zealand....
2019-06-13 22:45

US Open: Pebble Beach divers to clear 'five million' golf balls from sea bed From Rory McIlroy to the average weekend hacker, no golfer needs reminding that they should avoid water. Yet that is how the Pebble Beach Golf Company plans to instruct the players competing in the US Open over the next four days....
2019-06-13 22:45

GLOW costume designer Beth Morgan on creating looks that move We are highly anticipating the return of Netflix’s Emmy-nominated comedy GLOW later this summer. While we wait, we chatted with costume designer Beth Morgan to talk about creating all the amazing looks on the show....
2019-06-13 22:45

Blumhouse announces Black Christmas remake directed by Sophia Takal To its credit, Blumhouse seems to have taken criticisms of its previously all-male directorial lineup to heart: The company’s Hulu anthology series Into The Dark has featured three episodes helmed by female directors—two of whom were on our list of w...
2019-06-13 22:45

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
2019-06-13 22:45

FCA sued over alleged Jeep Wrangler steering issues The lawsuit alleges a "defectively designed and/or manufactured front axle and damping system" causes the steering wheel to shake violently at highway speeds or when "encountering road variations." An FCA spokesman said "there are no known fatalities...
2019-06-13 22:45

Biden in 1974: Roe v. Wade 'went too far' A 31-year-old Sen. Joe Biden expressed several drastically different policy views than those he holds presently in a 1974 interview he did with the Washingtonian....
2019-06-13 23:15

Kendrys Morales the latest Yankee to succumb to injury bug The injury bug has crept its way back to the Bronx. The Yankees placed DH and first baseman Kendrys Morales on the 10-day IL with a strained left calf, recalling outfielder Mike Tauchman from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to fill his roster spot. Mo...
2019-06-13 23:15

Spacewatch: Nasa tries to get Martian 'mole' working again Heat probe was supposed to dig down five metres but it came to standstill just 30cm below surfaceScientists and engineers at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, have a new strategy to get a troubled Mars instrument working again. The He...
2019-06-13 23:15

Margaret Hunter pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds Margaret Hunter, the wife of Rep. Duncan Hunter, pleaded guilty in a San Diego court Thursday to conspiring to misuse campaign funds on personal expenses....
2019-06-13 23:15

Philippines has a mango surplus of 4.4 million pounds and is selling them for dirt cheap The mango surplus this year was caused by El Niño, which caused weather conditions to be particularly conducive for growers.        ...
2019-06-13 23:15

It would have been a bigger disrespect if USA had not celebrated all 13 goals | Eni Aluko Criticism of the World Cup defending champions has been widespread since they thumped lowly Thailand by a record score in Tuesday’s group gameI have to say I’ve been surprised to see some of the reaction to the USA team’s celebrations during the 13‑0...
2019-06-13 23:30

Oyston out: Blackpool sold to fan and financier Simon Sadler for around £10m • League One club finally draw a line under Owen Oyston years• Supporters’ trust representative to act as adviser to the boardBlackpool have been sold by their receivers to Simon Sadler, a financier based in Hong Kong, a deal which brings to a conclu...
2019-06-13 23:30

Diageo cancels London Irish deal over Paddy Jackson signing The Guinness owner says the decision to hire the player is ‘not consistent’ with its values The owner of Guinness has cancelled its sponsorship deal with a leading rugby union club after it signed a player who was accused, then acquitted, of rape.Dia...
2019-06-13 23:30

Marine veteran shot and killed while trying to apologize in road rage encounter A Marine veteran was shot and killed in a road rage incident last week when he tried apologizing to another motorist for accidentally cutting him off in traffic. ...
2019-06-13 23:30

Trump Tariffs Are Short-Term Pain Without Long-Term Gain, Economists Say Most economic forecasters are pessimistic the Trump administration’s trade-tariff policy will reap long-term benefits for the economy, according to The Wall Street Journal’s latest monthly survey....
2019-06-13 23:30

This Genesis Mini Controller Is Huge We’re still at E3, with Tim Rogers taking a tour of the Sega booth. See Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, Judgement, a climbing wall, and an ironically large Sega Genesis Mini controller. Watch it all in the video above....
2019-06-13 23:30

Hollow Knight: Silksong Is Drawing Crowds At E3 For Good Reason There’s been a long line of people queuing up at Nintendo’s booth every day here at E3 to play the sequel to Hollow Knight on the Switch. These people have good taste. Hollow Knight was a great modern execution of classic Metroid-style 2D exploratio...
2019-06-13 23:30

Google's Smart Compose Is Shitty And Definitely Evil Not satisfied with foisting predictive text and Smart Replies upon an unsuspecting public, Google rolled out a new Smart Compose feature for mobile Gmail two months ago that, like your significant other interrupting you, storms right ahead and puts w...
2019-06-13 23:45

Climbers Who Lied About Climbing Mt. Everest Say They Made It From Summit To Base Camp In Two Hours According to Indian climbers Vikas Rana, Shobha Banwala, and Ankush Kasana, the trio summited Mt. Everest on May 26 along with four Sherpa guides. According to the physical evidence and the testimony of other climbers, they never made it past Camp II...
2019-06-13 23:45

Flint Water Crisis: Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges Prosecutors abruptly dismissed cases against state and local officials in the drinking water crisis that began five years ago and has plagued Flint ever since....
2019-06-13 23:45

What to Look for in Julián Castro’s Fox News Event Tonight Mr. Castro, a former housing secretary, will speak at a Fox News town-hall event on Thursday, becoming the latest Democratic candidate to take the network for a spin....
2019-06-13 23:45

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assistant that powers Amazon’s smart speaker products. That’s to be expected, given that Amazon ...
2019-06-14 00:15

Abraaj Founder Accused of Misappropriating More Than $250 Million as Probe Widens U.S. prosecutors accused Abraaj Group founder Arif Naqvi of misappropriating more than $250 million in a widening investigation into the world’s biggest failed private-equity firm....
2019-06-14 00:15

Hong Kong Protesters Adjust Tactics With Lessons From 2014 The Hong Kong demonstrations of the past week have been haunted by the ghosts of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, with protesters drawing lessons about how to prepare while staying anonymous....
2019-06-14 00:15

Fowler, Schauffele, Oosthuizen set pace at Pebble Beach Rickie Fowler, Xander Schauffele and Louis Oosthuizen made flying starts to share the U.S. Open first-round clubhouse lead on five-under-par 66 as players plundered Pebble Beach on Thursday....
2019-06-14 00:15

Russia uncovers 40,000 year-old wolf head, preserved in ice About 40,000 years ago, a wolf died in what we know as Siberia. Now its severed head has been found, and because of the freezing conditions, it is so well preserved that its fur, teeth, brain and......
2019-06-14 00:15

Raptors vs Warriors live stream: how to watch Game 6 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere They were so close! The Toronto Raptors were within a point of claiming their first ever NBA championship on Monday, but the Warriors survived and now bring their Canadian opponents back to Oakland for Game 6 in the 2019 NBA Finals. You’ve com...
2019-06-14 00:15

Bluetooth device suddenly not working with Windows 10? This might be why Bluetooth has become an incredibly popular tool for connecting devices, whether it's the best smartwatches or the best wireless headphones. But, not all Bluetooth devices are created equal, and a new security update from Microsoft may break Blue...
2019-06-14 00:15

Nikon reportedly launching mid-price mirrorless camera this year Is the Nikon Z1 or Z5 set to land this year? Rumors of a more affordable alternative to the company's Z6 (above) and Z7 mirrorless cameras have been swirling for some time – and now a report from Japanese business publication Nikkei appea...
2019-06-14 00:15

Ecuador legalizes same-sex marriage in landmark case The ruling is “a joy for our entire community and Ecuador,” said plaintiff Efraín Soria.        ...
2019-06-14 00:30

Sarah Sanders leaving as White House press secretary, Trump hints she may run for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press secretary.        ...
2019-06-14 00:30

Senators remark on Donald Trump comment on foreign help Senators are reacting to President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 00:30

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
2019-06-14 00:30

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
2019-06-14 00:30

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious this time around?...
2019-06-14 00:30

What does Berlin have that NYC doesn't? The legendary image of Berlin as a free-spirited domain where underground culture thrives has attracted a great number of expats. But some New Yorkers are coming to the city to find another type of freedom....
2019-06-14 00:30

They Like Joe Biden in Iowa. For Now. (Many Voters Are Still Looking.) Interviews across Iowa indicate Mr. Biden’s early lead comes from familiarity, nostalgia for the Obama years and strategic calculations about who can win, not just from enthusiasm for his campaign vision....
2019-06-14 00:45

U.S. jury partially convicts Benghazi consulate attacker Mustafa al-Imam A federal jury in Washington, D.C., handed down a partial guilty verdict for a suspect in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, which killed four Americans....
2019-06-14 01:30

Boost in Factory Jobs Under Trump Favors Sunny Frontiers Over Ailing Hubs The West and oil-rich areas have seen stronger gains than the industrial Midwest, which was hit hard by outsourcing and automation, a new analysis shows....
2019-06-14 01:30

More Millennials Are Dying ‘Deaths of Despair,’ as Overdose and Suicide Rates Climb There’s been a marked uptick in so-called deaths of despair—those involving drugs, alcohol or suicide—among millennials over the last decade, according to a new report released by public-health groups Trust for America’s Healt...
2019-06-14 01:45

Prosecutors drop Flint, Michigan water charges over 'flawed' probe Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped all criminal charges over the deadly contamination of the city of Flint's water, saying a more thorough investigation was needed before they could proceed with the case....
2019-06-14 01:45

U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber'...
2019-06-14 02:15

Uber, Bird loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made bikes, scooters The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
2019-06-14 02:15

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving and electric cars: VW Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving and electric cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
2019-06-14 02:15

Bakkt says bitcoin futures testing to begin in July Bakkt, the startup cryptocurrency platform affiliate of New York Stock Exchange-owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said on Thursday it would begin letting users test two physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts on July 22....
2019-06-14 02:15

Judiciary Committee lawmakers begin reviewing Mueller report evidence A small group of House Judiciary Committee members traveled to the Justice Department Thursday afternoon to begin reviewing former special counsel Robert Mueller’s underlying evidence, according to multiple Democratic sources.The initial group of law...
2019-06-14 02:15

Pelosi names members of key trade working group House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal will lead the House Democrats' Trade Working Group, a task force charged with negotiating with the Trump administration to overhaul elements of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.The Democratic members w...
2019-06-14 02:15

Struggling Zarco hopes for boost from Pedrosa's KTM MotoGP verdict Johann Zarco says KTM MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa's feedback will validate whether his comments about the RC16 so far this season "are wrong or not"...
2019-06-14 02:15

Pirelli hasn't received single request to change 2019 F1 tyres Pirelli has not received a single request to change its Formula 1 tyres despite suggestions it should revert to last year's specification to end Mercedes' dominance of the 2019 season...
2019-06-14 02:15

'Counting On' matriarch 'Grandma' Mary Duggar dies from accidental drowning "Grandma" Mary Duggar died of an accidental drowning in a swimming pool, Washington County Coroner confirmed to USA TODAY.        ...
2019-06-14 02:30

Boxing News at Five: Mayweather could beat up some more Japanese kickboxers, Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyson Fury his WBO belt is going nowhere Floyd Mayweather launches his TMT brand in Tokyo, Japan, and Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyson Fury to keep his mitts off his WBO heavyweight title The post Boxing News at Five: Mayweather could beat up some more Japanese kickboxers, Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyso...
2019-06-14 02:30

Google: No, Of Course, We're Not Slowly Killing Ad Blockers A few months ago, Google announced changes were coming to improve privacy, security, and performance with regard to Chrome extensions. In particular, one change didn’t sit well with ad blocker developers, who claimed Google was looking to diminish th...
2019-06-14 02:30

Instagram, the Last Good Social Network, Is Down [Update: It's Back] Updated 6/13/19 8:20 p.m. ET: After hours of Instagram users reporting issues with the app, the company said in a tweet shortly after 8 p.m. ET on Thursday that it had been “fully recovered.” Looks like you’ll have something to stare at while watchin...
2019-06-14 02:30

The World's Best Crowdfunding Site Releases Incredible New Rules and Guidelines to Help Protect Amazing Backers After launching a little over a decade ago, it didn’t take long for Kickstarter to become more than a place for amateur inventors to sell their ideas to the public. It soon became fraught with failures, scams, and over-promises of countless products’...
2019-06-14 02:30

Cyclone Vayu: Western Railway Cancels Trains, Here's The Full List IRCTC: In addition to this, various safety and security precautions are also being taken by Western Railway for train passengers of these prone areas under its jurisdiction -Veraval, Okha, Porbandar,......
2019-06-14 03:00

U.S. official says Iran removes unexploded mine from side of tanker The United States has video showing Iran's military removing what Washington believes was an unexploded limpet mine from the side of a Japanese tanker attacked on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, a U.S. official told Reuters....
2019-06-14 03:00

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport with drones: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said early on Friday that it carried out drone attacks on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
2019-06-14 03:00

Islamist insurgents overrun Nigerian army base in northeast: security sources Islamist insurgents overran a Nigerian army base in the country's northeast, killing at least the commander, two Nigerian security sources said on Thursday....
2019-06-14 03:00

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
2019-06-14 03:00

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion in the Gulf of Oman early Thursday, U.S. officials told Fox News....
2019-06-14 03:15

Michael Avenatti sued for allegedly ripping off paraplegic client Michael Avenatti was sued on Thursday by a paraplegic former client who claimed the once presidential hopeful siphoned away a $4 million settlement he had won. The former client, Geoffrey Johnson, is seeking at least $9.5 million from Avenatti, who a...
2019-06-14 03:15

Prosecutors dismiss all criminal charges in Flint water case Prosecutors have decided to drop all criminal charges related to the Flint water crisis — and must now start the entire investigation over again. Eight people had been charged for their alleged involvement, including former Michigan health depa...
2019-06-14 03:15

Children’s cereals contain ‘troubling’ levels of carcinogen found in Roundup Nearly two dozen popular children’s cereals and other snack products contain a cancer-causing chemical found in weed-killer, a new analysis reveals. Several varieties of Cheerios — including Honey Nut, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Oat Crunch and Mu...
2019-06-14 03:15

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. led by police in handcuffs Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was led by police in handcuffs Thursday. He was arrested an charged with forcible touching after a woman accused him of groping her at a New York City night spot. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 03:15

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim....
2019-06-14 03:45

These Are the Best Notebooks Having a favorite notebook is even dorkier than having a favorite pen. It’s a pile of paper that you write on. But the subtleties and special features really affect your workflow. A hardcover Moleskine adds some class to your note-taking, but it’s a ...
2019-06-14 03:45

Following Greta: joining the Swedes on their no-fly holidays For a father and his two young children, taking the train – rather than the plane – from Malmö to London, meant more quality time, and funAt Hamburg central station it felt like the whole of Sweden was taking the train to somewhere else in Europe. Yo...
2019-06-14 03:45

Inside the Alphabet empire: Here are the most important people and teams in Google's vast power structure (GOOG, GOOGL) REUTERS:Hannibal Hanschke.JPG Google-parent company Alphabet dominates businesses from search to online ads. The company has more than 103,000 employees working on high-profile initiatives and secret projects. Business Insider Prime has mapped out s...
2019-06-14 04:00

Another season of 'Dogs' is coming to Netflix and you can now submit your pet's story for a chance to be featured Netflix Netflix is looking for pets to be featured in season two of "Dogs." You can share your dog's story on Instagram and Twitter for a chance to be featured on season two of the documentary series. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. T...
2019-06-14 04:00

Walmart is offering $80 off the Apple Watch Series 3 for a limited time Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
2019-06-14 04:00

Jessica Biel lobbies against vaccine bill, but denies being part of anti-vaxx movement The actor joined Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lobby against a California bill that would mandate parents get approval from public health if they don't want their child vaccinated....
2019-06-14 04:15

A Bird Done a Shit Look, I’m not above laughing at crude and rude comedy. I’ve been known to enjoy, on occasion, what you might call “toilet humor.” I laughed at this, and if you’ve got a soul in your body, you will too....
2019-06-14 04:15

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Donald Trump definitely doesn’t want to do the thing he clearly stated he wanted to do just one day ear...
2019-06-14 04:15

Far-right parties form new group in European Parliament A group of 73 lawmakers from far-right groups across Europe wants to devolve power back to EU member states, curb immigration and stop the spread of Islam. Italy's League and France's National Rally are at its head....
2019-06-14 04:15

How Is The Original Contra Still So Got Damn Good Contra Anniversary Collection surprise launched earlier this week, and with it came the first official rerelease of the Nintendo Entertainment System version of Contra in a long while. And I have to ask: How is it that this game is still so freaking ...
2019-06-14 04:30

Valve's Auto Chess Game Is Called Dota Underlords, Open Beta Next Week A few weeks ago, Valve announced that it’d be making its own version of the massively popular Dota 2 mod Auto Chess. Today, it revealed that it’s called Dota Underlords, and it’ll go into open beta in “approximately” one week. And if you’ve purchased...
2019-06-14 04:30

Kei Nishikori joins Federer and Djokovic as one of highest-paid tennis players in the world Kei Nishikori, a professional Japanese tennis player, is number 35 on Forbes' World's Highest-Paid Athletes List with earnings of $37.3 million for 2019....
2019-06-14 04:30

Duncan Hunter’s wife admits she bought plane ride for pet bunny with campaign funds The wife of a California congressman on Thursday pleaded guilty to blowing through more than $200,000 of campaign funds, including to pay for lavish vacations and plane tickets for the family’s pet rabbit, Eggburt. Margaret Hunter, the wife of ...
2019-06-14 04:30

Turkish Prosecutors Charge Economists, Bloomberg Journalists Turkish prosecutors have launched a criminal probe against 38 individuals, including economists and two Bloomberg reporters, for allegedly disseminating fake news and causing chaos on financial markets last summer....
2019-06-14 04:30

2 dead after Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, which has now killed two people -- signaling that the outbreak officials have struggled to contain is spreading....
2019-06-14 04:45

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Stepping Down as White House Press Secretary, Trump Says After more than three years serving as one of the most trusted members of Donald Trump’s Administration, Sarah Huckabee Sanders is stepping down from her position as White House Press Secretary. “Our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will ...
2019-06-14 04:45

‘Open Season on Our Elections.’ 2020 Democrats Criticized Trump’s Foreign Interference Comment Democratic presidential candidates harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s remarks that he wouldn’t necessarily call the FBI if offered information from a foreign government about them. “President Trump is once again welcoming f...
2019-06-14 04:45

Biden in 2006 video: 'I do not view abortion as a choice and a right' CNN unearths clip highlighting Democratic presidential candidate’s inconsistent record on the issueA 2006 video of Joe Biden unearthed by CNN on Thursday shows the then senator saying he does not see abortion as “a choice and a right”.“I do not view ...
2019-06-14 04:45

My Little Pony brings lesbians to Equestria – just in time for pride week Australian conservative commentator Lyle Shelton has taken a stand against tiny cartoon pony same-sex couple – but news is welcomed by mostAn upcoming episode of My Little Pony will feature the show’s first same-sex couple, with Aunt Holiday and Aunt...
2019-06-14 04:45

Spouting off: Trump boasts of meeting 'Prince of Whales' Another Twitter typo from US president sparks widespread mockeryDonald Trump has provoked widespread laughter on social media with a typo suggesting he had recently met a VIP marine mammal among a roll call of world leaders.Listing “the Queen of Engl...
2019-06-14 04:45

Photographer Stephen Dupont looks back – a picture essay The renowned Australian photographer chooses 10 of his most memorable images and explains why they had an impact. He is talking at Aperture, the southern hemisphere’s largest photography conference, held from 22 to 23 June in SydneyNorthern Alliance ...
2019-06-14 04:45

F.D.A. Won’t Ban Sales of Textured Breast Implants Linked to Cancer Many other countries have already banned the products. But the U.S. agency said the risk was still low, despite repeated requests from women and doctors that the implants be removed from the market....
2019-06-14 04:45

Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause A study of postmenopausal women in China has found that those at highest risk for metabolic syndrome were those with low levels of estrogen and vitamin D....
2019-06-14 04:45

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050....
2019-06-14 04:45

Ex-Stobart boss Tinkler renews fight with board The former boss of Stobart, the mini-conglomerate, has renewed hostilities with its board just two days after losing a court appeal over his dismissal....
2019-06-14 04:45

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different type of monster. “Vampires are probably my favorite,” says RZA (real name: Robert Diggs), 49, who pl...
2019-06-14 05:00

Can ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ revive the big-screen zombie genre? Director Jim Jarmusch (“Paterson”) is in his 60s with a storied cinematic résumé, but “The Dead Don’t Die” feels more like the work of an ambitious teen with a camera and a bunch of charismatic friends. It’s a fair amount of fun but appears to have b...
2019-06-14 05:00

Zion Williamson sues marketing company, alleges state law violation The former Duke star is suing to terminate his contract with Prime Sports Marketing LLC, saying the agency violated North Carolina's sports agent law.       ...
2019-06-14 05:15

Opinion: This NBA Finals will be remembered for soap operas off the court The NBA has a celebrity culture, is immersed in social media and the proximity of fans to the playing surface creates a unique environment.       ...
2019-06-14 05:15

NFL tweaks pass interference replay rules to make inside 2 minutes, OT subject to 'stricter criteria' The NFL's competition committee announced an update to the instant replay review protocol regarding pass interference replay reviews.       ...
2019-06-14 05:15

World Cup: Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan call USWNT celebrations genuine, 'explosion of joy' In a Thursday interview, USWNT players Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan said the team's World Cup celebrations against Thailand were "explosion of joy."       ...
2019-06-14 05:15

Mindfulness Mindfulness, a mental practice that emerged from 2,500-year-old Buddhist teachings, has turned into a booming industry. It involves focusing attention on the present moment for a sustained period, through the stillness of meditation or with movement,...
2019-06-14 05:15

Porsche Is Getting Into the Car-Wrap Game Life, for big companies, is really all about taking existing ideas and finding ways to profit off of them—whether that’s Instagram pummeling Snapchat with its own posting model, or an automaker bringing the typically post-factory idea of paint and wr...
2019-06-14 05:15

The Latest: Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Houthi drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 7 a.m. Saudi Arabia says its military intercepted five drones launched by Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeting t...
2019-06-14 05:30

USGS: Magnitude-6.4 earthquake hits Chile’s coast SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude-6.4 earthquake has shaken Chile’s Pacific coast but there were no immediate reports of major damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometers and its e...
2019-06-14 05:30

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large HONG KONG (AP) — Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts. The prospect of further protests over the w...
2019-06-14 05:30

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s supreme court has officially made homophobia and transphobia crimes similar to racism, with the final justices casting their votes in a ruling that comes amid fears the country far-right administration is seeking ...
2019-06-14 05:30

The Latest: Death sentence for father who killed his 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A jury says a South Carolina father should be executed for killing his five children. The jury unanimously agreed on the death penalty ...
2019-06-14 05:30

Missouri suspect shot by police after shooting at mother of his child, authorities say A Missouri man was in critical condition Thursday after he was shot by a police officer one day after the suspect allegedly shot at the mother of his child....
2019-06-14 05:30

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the world's key shipping routes....
2019-06-14 05:30

Activist investor drives to put Callaway Golf up for sale As golfers stormed Pebble Beach, Calif., for the US Open Thursday, the world’s largest golf club manufacturer found itself under attack by an activist investor. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners unveiled a 9.2 percent stake in Callaway Golf and is urg...
2019-06-14 05:30

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,  D-Calif....
2019-06-14 05:45

Malaysian singer arrested after rescuing bear she thought was a dog A singer in Malaysia was reportedly arrested after she rescued a “dog” from the side of the road — that she later realized was a sun bear. Zarith Sofia Yasin, 27, told local media she came across the apparently ambiguous creature at...
2019-06-14 05:45

Couple charged after 178 cats removed from Detroit home WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities say a couple has been charged after animal control officers removed 178 cats from deplorable conditions in a suburban Detroit home. Oakland County authorities say Jonathan and Jennifer Klein were arraigne...
2019-06-14 05:45

Carnival Cruise Line accused of not letting dying Pennsylvania man get off ship Carnival Cruise Line, the world's largest cruise operator, is being sued by the family of a 65-year-old passenger who died after allegedly not being allowed off the ship to receive medical treatment for a heart attack....
2019-06-14 05:45

Rare recording of Frida Kahlo’s voice may have been found A long-lost audio recording could finally put a voice to an iconic body of work. Frida Kahlo’s celebrated art and iconic unibrowed face are globally recognizable, but her voice was thought to have died with her — until now. The National Sound L...
2019-06-14 05:45

NASA’s Spitzer telescope refuses to die NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope is finally nearing the end of an absolutely incredible journey. The spacecraft has been peering deep into space for well over a decade and a half, and it’s outlived its original planned mission timeline by o...
2019-06-14 05:45

Time for candidates to go toe-to-toe with Johnson Despite the bullish statements released by all the surviving leadership camps after the first round leadership vote, most of them were left disappointed....
2019-06-14 05:45

Ford's 2020 Explorer and Escape expected to lead explosion of new car models Ford is launching a long line of new car models, starting with the Escape and Explorer in 2020. Ford could see a $2 billion profit with this move.       ...
2019-06-14 05:45

Lopez HR helps KC beat Tigers 7-3 in 1st MLB game in Omaha OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nicky Lopez hit his first major league homer in the stadium where he played college ball, Homer Bailey allowed two hits in six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Thursday night in the first big l...
2019-06-14 06:00

'Doctor Sleep' trailer: Stephen King's follow-up to 'The Shining' reveals first look The first trailer for 'Doctor Sleep' dropped Thursday showing what life is like for Dan Torrence (Ewan McGregor) 40 years after 'The Shining.'        ...
2019-06-14 06:00

New York town learned to live with rattlesnakes A sparse, rattlesnake rich landscape in northeastern New York state where property owners have encountered the large population of snakes in the most mundane of circumstances....
2019-06-14 06:15

Raptors win first NBA title by knocking off Warriors in six games In the first NBA Finals featuring games played outside the United States, the Raptors prevailed behind a strong playoff run from star Kawhi Leonard and fan support that stretched across Canada....
2019-06-14 06:15

Giant trilobite fossil found on Australia's Kangaroo Island Paleontologists have discovered a giant new trilobite species on South Australia's Kangaroo Island. The discovery promises insights into the success of arthropods during the Cambrian Explosion....
2019-06-14 06:15

Residents advised to stay hydrated with temps rising above 100 degrees TUCSON – As the temperatures rising above 100-degrees, Tucson Medical Center said starting this month, they typically see up to three patients a day for heat-related issues. “Clinical research says that (drinking eight of water glasses a ...
2019-06-14 06:30

Owner says Kokuka Courageous tanker crew saw “flying objects” before attack, suggesting ship wasn’t damaged by mines TOKYO (AP) — Owner says Kokuka Courageous tanker crew saw “flying objects” before attack, suggesting ship wasn’t damaged by mines. The post Owner says Kokuka Courageous tanker crew saw “flying objects” before attack, sug...
2019-06-14 06:45

Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister MP says she’s prepared to fight for her portfolio – and a priority will be cutting ‘green tape’ for big projectsThe new environment minister, Sussan Ley, has declared herself an “environmentalist”, saying she is prepared to fight for the environment ...
2019-06-14 06:45

HBO's Euphoria Had to Cut So Many Penises Out of a Scene This ain't the Disney Channel anymore. Zendaya stars in Euphoria, HBO's newest drama that premieres on Sunday, and if you want penises, you got penises. You got 'em even if......
2019-06-14 07:15

Kim Kardashian Returns to the White House to Discuss Prison Reform: ''I Wanted to Do the Right Thing'' Kim Kardashian is all suited up and ready to talk prison reform. On Thursday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took Washington, D.C. by storm at the Second Chance Hiring and......
2019-06-14 07:15

Meet the Marrying Millions Couples: He's 60 and Rich, She's 21 and Not So, you have a lot of money and your partner...doesn't. What do you do? If you're Bill and Brianna of Dallas, Texas, and Brian and Gentille from Las Vegas, Nevada, you go on TV in a new......
2019-06-14 07:15

Kotaku A Very Silly Flowchart For Picking Your Next D&D Race | Jalopnik I Need a Fast and Reliab Kotaku A Very Silly Flowchart For Picking Your Next D&D Race | Jalopnik I Need a Fast and Reliable Sedan to Replace My Old Camry! What Car Should I Buy? | Gizmodo Too Many Cores | Two Cents Twice-Monthly Mortgage Payments Won’t Save You That Much...
2019-06-14 07:30

Forbes’ 5 Richest Rappers and What They Should Buy With Their Money Forbes released its list of the five wealthiest hip-hop stars topped by Jay-Z, who Forbes recently declared the first billionaire rapper if you don’t count Donald Trump, whose multiple rap beefs, criminal history and love for the “stop snitching” mov...
2019-06-14 07:30

Xfinity Mobile has an absolutely bonkers deal on select Apple iPad models Comcast's Xfinity Mobile is an MVNO that uses Verizon's wireless 4G LTE network. To help it sign up customers (at last count it has 1.5 million of them since starting service in 2017), the cable company wanted to offer the Apple iPhone. Comcast wante...
2019-06-14 07:45

The 2019 iPhones will 'lack novelty' features, analysts suggest iPhone 11 CAD-based renderIn a year where Google and Samsung appear to be upping their game in almost every department, Apple is reportedly planning just a handful of upgrades for its next-gen iPhones. Because of this, certain analysts believe the ne...
2019-06-14 07:45

Samsung readying yet another entry-level tablet, the Galaxy Tab A (2019) The Galaxy Tab S5 won't be the only tablet Samsung has in the pipeline for the rest of the year, as news about an entry-level slate has just emerged. The unannounced Galaxy Tab A (2019) recently popped up in various places over the Internet, so we're...
2019-06-14 07:45

Motorola Moto Z4 goes on sale at Verizon at half price The Moto Z4 went on pre-order late last month with the first shipments being sent as early as last week for those who placed their orders via Motorola's online store. However, the bulk of the sales are probably going to happen at Verizon, as many Mot...
2019-06-14 07:45

HTC might be about to revive the 'Wildfire' name The HTC U11Earlier this week HTC introduced two new smartphones after many months of silence. This kind of announcement probably won’t become a regular thing anytime soon, but rumor has it the brand is working on a 5G flagship for later this year. An...
2019-06-14 07:45

S&P says U.S. tech firms could wind up as collateral damage in Huawei ban CNET reports that the boomerang effect from Huawei's placement on the Commerce Department's Entity List is going to be bad for U.S. tech firms. This is according to credit rating agency S&P. Huawei's placement on the list last month means that the ma...
2019-06-14 07:45

Netflix to launch Stranger Things mobile RPG in 2020 In anticipation of the third Stranger Things season set to debut on July 4th, Netflix announced a brand new mobile game under the successful franchise. Developed in collaboration with Next Games, makers of The Walking Dead games, the free-to-play Str...
2019-06-14 07:45

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 07:45

METALS-Nickel hits 2-week high as Indonesia floods raise supply disruption fears Nickel prices jumped to two-week highs on Friday as flooding in Indonesia, a major producer and exporter of the metal, sparked fears of supply disruptions....
2019-06-14 07:45

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks were subdued on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of ...
2019-06-14 07:45

India's Hexaware Technologies buys U.S.-based Mobiquity for $182 mln Indian IT services company Hexaware Technologies Ltd said on Friday it bought privately owned Mobiquity Inc for $182 million, to expand its cloud and automation service offerings....
2019-06-14 07:45

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 14 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-14 07:45

The Subject at the White House Was Criminal Justice.The Subtext Was the Election. It remains to be seen how President Trump can capitalize on his support for the First Step Act, as his advisers have told him to do, to appeal to African-American and moderate white voters....
2019-06-14 07:45

From overhaul to tinkering: Big 6 transfer plans set in EPL One club is in desperate need of an overhaul. Another cannot sign any players at all. Others might just decide to tinker around the edges. The transfer window is in full swing and it promises to be another important offseason for the Premier League&#...
2019-06-14 07:45

Obsession with 1999 attack could shape Columbine’s future DENVER (AP) — Two decades after the name “Columbine” became synonymous with a school shooting, the suburban Denver community surrounding the school is debating whether it’s time to tear down a building that also became a beacon for ...
2019-06-14 07:45

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby TOKYO (AP) — Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby. The post Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby appeared first on L...
2019-06-14 07:45

Emails: Trump aide consulting climate-change rejecters WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump administration national security official is turning to advisers from a climate change-rejecting think tank for help crafting his challenges to mainstream science on global warming. The Environmental Defense Fund obtained th...
2019-06-14 07:45

O2 now offers Apple Watch contracts with six months free airtime Previously an exclusive to EE and Vodafone in the UK, you can now buy the LTE version Apple Watch as part of a contract with O2.From today, O2 will be selling both the Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple Watch Series 4. Each will be the LTE variants, and ...
2019-06-14 08:15

Swiss women go on strike over inequality Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the strike is a violation of political neutrality laws....
2019-06-14 08:30

NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers on the Baltic Sea NATO is practicing in the Baltic Sea these days, as it's done before. What's new: The exercise is headed by the US Navy's 2nd Fleet command, a key force during the Cold War era. Russia is running a countermaneuver....
2019-06-14 08:30

Son of woman who died in DR says he was told country’s toxicology machines are broken The son of the Staten Island woman who died of an apparent heart attack in the Dominican Republic told The Post early Friday that the country has not done a toxicology report on her — because the country’s toxicology machine’s are broken. Will Cox, 2...
2019-06-14 09:01

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinteres...
2019-06-14 09:15

Tesla, GM, Uber denied relief from U.S. tariffs on China goods The White House, citing 'Made in China 2025’ or other industrial programs, is expanding efforts to block the use of the country's technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla for tariff relief on key EV parts, and rejecting U...
2019-06-14 09:15

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker in Gulf of Oman: shipping company president Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker in a suspected attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the president of the shipping company said on Friday....
2019-06-14 09:30

Europol highlights Russian money as biggest laundering threat Europe's Baltic states are at risk from further Russian money laundering, a top European police official said after several big banks were hit by scandals centered on the region....
2019-06-14 09:30

'Telling Lies' and the new nonlinear narrative The gameplay in Sam Barlow's critically acclaimed indie Her Story involved little more than Googling. Positioned in front of a mid-'90s computer desktop, your job was to sift through a database of nearly 300 short videos of police interroga...
2019-06-14 09:30

Sam Kerr fires warning to Australian women's team critics after wild, come from behind win over Brazil: 'We're back, so suck on that one' Photo by ERIC GAILLARD / Reuters Sam Kerr fired a warning to her team's fiercest critics Thursday. Kerr, captain of the Australia team at the FIFA Women's World Cup, played a critical and controversial role in the 3-2 win over Brazil. She was offsid...
2019-06-14 09:45

Football transfer rumours: Koscielny to Dortmund? Lascelles to Lazio? Today’s fluff is feeling decidedly ropeyIt’s not often Newcastle are mentioned high up in the Mill, but don’t get excited Toon fans, you’re not splashing the cash. In a move that would likely make Rafa Benítez go all shades of purple if it were allow...
2019-06-14 09:45

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman pleads not guilty Brenton Tarrant is the first to be charged under the country’s anti-terrorism law. The judge said he is fit to stand trial in the attacks that claimed 51 lives....
2019-06-14 10:01

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
2019-06-14 10:30

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win first NBA title The Toronto Raptors became the first Canadian team to win an NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration....
2019-06-14 10:30

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 10:45

Prince Charles and Camilla don glittery masks as they host annual Animal Ball at Clarence House The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall tonight donned glittering face masks as they hosted the magnificent Animal Ball for a conservation charity....
2019-06-14 10:45

Chipmakers drag European shares lower after Broadcom shock Technology shares led European shares lower on Friday after U.S. chipmaker Broadcom warned of a broad slowdown in demand due to trade tensions and the U.S. ban on Chinese tech and mobile phone company Huawei Technologies....
2019-06-14 10:45

Euphoria review – dizzying high school drama is one of year's best Zendaya plays a student battling addiction in a Drake-produced series that manages to bring both style and substanceDespite the 13-plus reasons why Netflix teen series 13 Reasons Why was unquestionably problematic, there remained a grimly persuasive ...
2019-06-14 11:15

Raptors' Kyle Lowry silences critics with NBA Finals Game 6 performance After disappointing performances in Games 1 and 2 and a miscue in Game 5, Kyle Lowry gets Raptors off to quick start that helps propel them to title.       ...
2019-06-14 11:15

Kid Cudi to have an excellent adventure with Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter in the new Bill & Ted What’s this? A week between Bill & Ted news instead of months or years? We’ve barely had any time to process that Bill and Ted will have daughters named Billie Logan and Thea Preston in the long-awaited sequel Bill & Ted Face The Music, and n...
2019-06-14 11:30

Two busted in stray-bullet shooting of 7-year-old in The Bronx Two people were busted for the stray-bullet shooting of a 7-year-old outside of a Bronx housing project, police said Thursday. Manuel Colon, 31, and Keyshawn Williams, 21, were arrested for the June 5 shootout that left the boy wounded outside the Mi...
2019-06-14 12:30

Coyote killed in New Jersey after injuring mom, child in ‘rare’ attack A coyote was killed by authorities in New Jersey on Thursday night after attacking a mom and her toddler at a small park, cops said. The coyote lunged at a 37-year-old woman, who was pushing her 4-year-old in a stroller, in a Fairfield, NJ, park at a...
2019-06-14 12:30

Staten Island man charged with hiring hitman to whack wife’s suspected lover A jilted Staten Island man has been charged with orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot to bump off another man with whom he suspected his wife was having an affair. The feds charged Ramon Ramirez, 48-year-old Staten Island resident known as “Obendy,” ...
2019-06-14 12:30

Jury acquits Rhode Island woman in 1990 Harlem murder A Rhode Island school bus driver was cleared by a Manhattan jury Thursday in the 1990 Harlem cold case murder of her ex-boyfriend — sparing the suburban mom from potentially spending the rest of her life in prison. Zunilda Rosario, of Providence, had...
2019-06-14 12:30

NJ town official tried to scrub 88 no-shows from records: report A top township official in New Jersey missed as many as 88 days of work — but tried to scrub the no-shows from records, according to reports. Claims that Donna Vieiro, the township administrator of Holmdel, tried to fudge between 65 to 88 absences in...
2019-06-14 12:30

City schools not prepared for mass shootings: report City schools are not adequately prepared for the next Adam Lanza, according to a hair-raising new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that found Department of Education campuses are relying on faulty alarms and radios, late and outdated safet...
2019-06-14 12:30

Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge’s returns are on horizon CHICAGO — Considering how many injuries the Yankees have suffered and the number of setbacks their players have incurred while working back to the big leagues, it is never safe to say anyone is a lock to return from the injured list on an exact date....
2019-06-14 12:30

Sergio Garcia feels ‘horrible’ despite strong start in US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The mind games Sergio Garcia plays with himself never cease, and that’s what makes him one of the most compelling figures in golf. Garcia, who has missed the cut in his past seven major championships and has only a tie for 21st...
2019-06-14 12:30

Yankees are in danger of being sunk by their struggling rotation CHICAGO — The question that popped into one slightly jet-lagged mind (we sat on the tarmac for a while) as the Yankees slogged through a 5-4 loss to the White Sox on Thursday night at Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever): At this point on...
2019-06-14 12:30

Jay Bilas talks NBA draft, Ja Morant’s talent and Dwight Howard regret ESPN college hoops analyst Jay Bilas talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Ja Morant’s rise, the mystery after No. 3 and a Dwight Howard mistake. Q: What were your initial thoughts as the lottery unfolded? A: The Knicks were disappointed becau...
2019-06-14 12:30

5 Little Museums of Paris, for Little Travelers Yes, there’s the Louvre. But Paris and its surrounding region also have some 200 other museums, many of which cater happily to young travelers and their families....
2019-06-14 12:45

How the Oman tanker attack played out The attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran in the oil-rich region and raises concerns of a potential conflict in the Middle East....
2019-06-14 12:45

Extinction Rebellion protesters stop rush-hour traffic in London Lewisham campaigners block three roads into city centre to highlight ‘air pollution crisis’Environmental protesters stopped traffic on three main roads into central London from the south-east on Friday morning in protest over the “air pollution crisi...
2019-06-14 13:30

Deposit scheme could dramatically reduce plastic waste – report Analysis says DRS would stop thousands of tonnes of waste entering English rivers and seaA comprehensive deposit return scheme in England could prevent 6,600 tonnes of plastic waste entering rivers and the sea by 2030, according to an analysis of the...
2019-06-14 13:30

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
2019-06-14 13:30

UPDATE 1-Dutch marine engineer Boskalis to salvage Gulf of Oman tankers Dutch marine engineer Boskalis said on Friday it had has been appointed to salvage both tankers that were hit in the Gulf of Oman in a suspected attack....
2019-06-14 13:45

China sent official inquiry to FedEx regarding parcels delivery -Xinhua Chinese authorities sent an official inquiry to FedEx Corp over parcels that were delivered incorrectly, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday....
2019-06-14 13:45

Julian Assange to face US extradition hearing in UK next year WikiLeaks founder, indicted on 18 counts in US, will have a five-day hearing in FebruaryJulian Assange will face a five-day US extradition hearing in February next year, a judge has ruled.The WikiLeaks founder faces an 18-count indictment, issued by ...
2019-06-14 13:45

Game of thrones: commuter sells seat on crowded Tokyo train Novel wheeze to profit from packed trains latest in long line of creative ways to deal with Tokyo’s long commutesEvery morning, millions of Tokyoites cram into overcrowded trains across the world’s largest city. Most must stand, often squeezed uncomf...
2019-06-14 13:45

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profil...
2019-06-14 13:45

Priests in hard hats to attend Notre Dame’s first mass since fire Limited service to be held two months after Paris blaze amid warnings of risk of possible lead pollutionThe Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is to hold its first mass since it was ravaged by fire, as environmental campaigners continued to warn over poss...
2019-06-14 13:45

Narco-trafficking and petrol: a quarter of Colombia's fuel goes to make cocaine The country’s drug industry thrives despite a 2016 Farc deal which helped farmers substitute coca crops for legal alternativesThe Colombian jungle town of Riosucio sits on the banks of the Atrato river, not far from the border with Panama. With a pop...
2019-06-14 13:45

Arsenal coach who called young official a 'little p****' should pay fine to referee fund, say charity A referees' charity today demanded an overhaul of football's disciplinary procedures after an Arsenal academy coach was fined and banned for calling a teenage female referee a "little p****"....
2019-06-14 14:15

Uber's IPO Was Just a Bump in the Road, Top Executive Says Uber staff remain focused on global expansion following last month’s initial public offering, said Brooks Entwistle, the company’s chief international business officer....
2019-06-14 14:15

Verstappen: F1 teams shouldn't make 2021 rules decisions Red Bull's Max Verstappen says there is too much self-interest from teams in Formula 1 and there needs to be "one person in charge" to sort the rules out properly...
2019-06-14 14:15

Details of Holden Supercars parity rules change revealed The Holden ZB Commodore has been allowed an extension to the front splitter and a change to the rear wing as part of the latest wave of Supercars parity adjustments...
2019-06-14 14:15

|FinancegroupSAAhiredforR15bnloanhadaccesstoconfidentialbriefings,inquiryhears The judicial inquiry into state capture has heard that BnP Capital, the little known firm which SAA contracted in mid-2016 for a R15bn loan, was privy to confidential briefings about the state of the airline's finances....
2019-06-14 14:15

Kevin Durant has a long road back from Achilles injury, but his ability bodes well Kevin Durant, who will miss all of next season, has a long road ahead recuperating from a ruptured Achilles tendon.       ...
2019-06-14 14:30

How to make your day at the ballpark a money-saving win There's nothing like taking in a summer ballgame, but between tickets, food and merchandise, the cost can be steep. But there are ways to save.       ...
2019-06-14 14:30

'You've got to be kidding': Warriors stunned by injuries to Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson While the Warriors gave the Raptors credit and didn't use injuries as an excuse, they were taken aback by Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant going down.       ...
2019-06-14 14:30

Andy Cohen Jokes He's Officially a "Soccer Mom" Andy Cohen will be celebrating Father's Day a little differently this year. The first-time dad welcomed his son, Benjamin, back in February and life has certainly changed for the......
2019-06-14 14:30

When Donald Trump Met Melania: The First Couple's Unusual Road to the White House The third time has proved to be the charm for Donald Trump. A pile-up of stories debating the happiness of their marriage aside, Trump won the presidency in 2016 and, almost 20 years......
2019-06-14 14:30

Hispanics stick with Trump despite tough border stance President Trump is poised to launch his 2020 reelection as popular with Hispanic voters as other Republicans, bucking predictions that provocative nationalist rhetoric and hard-line border policies would crater his support with this critical bloc....
2019-06-14 14:30

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six weeks. Expedited service is available in two to three weeks, for an extra $60....
2019-06-14 14:30

Quilmes Ruins, Sacred Place of Diaguita People Argentina is a vast country revered for its many natural wonders and beautiful scenery. Less well-known, however, are its historic sites.  ...
2019-06-14 15:15

Oakland's Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors' Future OAKLAND — The nostalgia in the building was thick enough to cut with DeMarcus Cousins, so much so that many of the last 19,596 humans shoved into what has always been known by the locals as “The Coliseum” almost forgot that there was a championship t...
2019-06-14 15:15

Suzuki Gixxer 250 Pictures Leaked After the launch of the Suzuki Gixxer SF 250, it was only a matter of time before Suzuki India launched the Gixxer 250. And the first pictures of the new motorcycle have already been leaked....
2019-06-14 15:15

Upcoming Kia Seltos Compact SUV Teased In New Video The upcoming Kia Seltos is all set to be unveiled in India this month, on June 20, and ahead of its official debut, the South Korean carmaker has now come out with the first teaser video for the new......
2019-06-14 15:15

Smartphone Growth in Emerging Markets to Continue in 2019: Counterpoint The smartphone market is still reeling under the first ever annual decline in 2018, but is poised to grow in the emerging markets, Counterpoint Research claims....
2019-06-14 15:15

MacBook Series Getting New Models Soon, Registrations Suggest Apple appears to be readying the launch of new "portable" computers, according to registration of new Mac models in the Eurasian Economic Commission....
2019-06-14 15:15

TRAI Asked by DCC to Revisit 5G Spectrum Price for Successful Auction The Digital Communications Commission, the decision-making body for the Telecom Ministry, on Thursday decided to refer the spectrum auction recommendations back to regulator TRAI....
2019-06-14 15:15

Watch: Zomato Successfully Tests Hybrid Drone For Aerial Food Delivery Coming soon - food delivered to your door by a drone! Zomato Founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal recently announced successful test flight by hybrid drone that carried 5 kg payload, covering 5 km. in 10......
2019-06-14 15:15

Ferrari Drops Appeal Against Sebastian Vettel Penalty Sebastian Vettel was punished for making an unsafe re-entry into the action after 48 laps of Sunday's race after running off track and across a strip of grass....
2019-06-14 15:15

Good riddance, Sarah Sanders, Washington's worst communicator | Richard Wolffe She wasn’t spicy like Sean or hopeful like Hicks, but she was the perfect spokeswoman for a perfectly lazy and dishonest presidentWhat on earth was the point of Sarah Sanders?For 94 days, the outgoing White House press secretary gave no press briefin...
2019-06-14 15:30

Farewell, Jessica Jones: the last woman standing in the Marvel-Netflix era With Marvel’s owner, Disney, preparing its own streaming service, Netflix is throwing in the towel. But Krysten Ritter’s street-level superhero always knew how to have the last wordMarvel’s sprawling legion of big-screen heroes managed to bounce back...
2019-06-14 15:30

Germans thirsty for alcohol-free beer as brewers boost taste Rise in bars stocking 0% ABV beers as drinkers go for them by lifestyle choice rather than necessityDuring last year’s sweltering summer in Europe, workers of the Störtebeker beer brewery stood at the doors of the bottle depot eagerly awaiting the em...
2019-06-14 15:30

Spanish court blocks jailed Catalan leader from joining EU parliament Petition for Oriol Junqueras to leave jail to start process of becoming an MEP rejectedCatalonia’s jailed former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, will not be allowed to take up his seat in the European parliament until there is a verdict in the trial...
2019-06-14 15:30

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his ar...
2019-06-14 15:30

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel....
2019-06-14 15:30

Trump reverses course, says 'of course' he would report foreign interference U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report any foreign interference in a political campaign to U.S. law enforcement, telling Fox News in an interview that he would "of course" contact authorities....
2019-06-14 15:30

U.S. farm state senators introduce bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-...
2019-06-14 15:30

Tencent launches video streaming in Thailand, eyes SE Asia expansion Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd launched its first overseas video streaming service in Thailand on Friday, as it ramps up its presence outside China....
2019-06-14 15:30

Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embattled Chinese company's strategy for the U.S. market....
2019-06-14 15:30

After mass shooting, Virginia governor to host gun control talks RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a series of public talks his administration will host in the run up to a July 9 special session on gun laws. Northam’s office said Thursday that Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland S...
2019-06-14 15:30

Gulf tanker attack: Iran has form for using clingy, covert 'limpet mines' which instantly disable vessels The U.S. blamed Iran for the attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz, releasing a video Friday supposedly showing Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the vessels....
2019-06-14 15:30

Fears US weapons are falling into the 'wrong hands' during chaotic Yemeni war As the smoke settles in the Gulf of Oman following an attack on two Japanese-operated oil tankers – which has speculation swirling around Tehran’s involvement – there is growing alarm over an escalation of tensions between Iran and its arch-nemesis S...
2019-06-14 15:30

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system....
2019-06-14 15:30

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of this region's oil-import-dependent economies....
2019-06-14 15:30

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal Sudan's ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week....
2019-06-14 15:30

What to Do in New York This Weekend There’s something for everyone, from classical music in the park to Alvin Ailey at Lincoln Center and four must-not-miss art shows spotlighting women....
2019-06-14 15:45

Campaigners criticise 'reckless' approval of Adani mine in Australia Environmentalists say opening up Queensland’s Galilee Basin ignores global climate goalsEnvironmentalists have described as reckless the decision by the Australian government to grant the Indian mining company Adani the final approvals it needs to st...
2019-06-14 15:45

Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit VATICAN CITY (AP) — Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit. The post Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pri...
2019-06-14 15:45

Police: Skeletal Remains Found In Car Pulled From Ohio River The Ledger Independent ABERDEEN, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a car containing skeletal remains has been pulled from the Ohio River. Aberdeen police Chief David Benjamin says it isn’t clear whether the remains found Wednesday are human, but they ...
2019-06-14 15:45

EU hails draft deal to boost US beef imports BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission says it’s reached an agreement with the United States to allow more hormone-free U.S. beef onto the European market. The commission said Friday the “in-principle” deal would allow U.S. farmers...
2019-06-14 15:45

Qatar replaces San Diego as host of 1st World Beach Games LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Qatar has replaced San Diego as host of the first World Beach Games in Doha, and will also host the annual meeting of national Olympic bodies. The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) says “Qatar boasts...
2019-06-14 15:45

Trump clarifies comments on foreign ‘dirt,’ says heat should be on Dems for 2016 spying President Trump on Friday sought to clarify his controversial comments indicating he would take information on political rivals from foreign countries, saying on "Fox & Friends" that he could report such conversations to the FBI -- while arguing the ...
2019-06-14 16:00

Mattel revs up Hot Wheels to new digital generation The iconic best-selling brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy and digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display.       ...
2019-06-14 16:00

Blaque: How a forgotten R&B trio rescued their album from oblivion Blaque had the world at their feet but a double tragedy left them struggling to release their musicThere was a moment, around the turn of the millennium, where everything went Blaque. Discovered by Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the teen three-piece perfecte...
2019-06-14 16:01

No Space To Keep Coins, Banks Tell Shirdi Sai Baba Temple The counting of cash collected in donation boxes of the famous Sai Baba temple in Shirdi was on Friday cancelled as bank officials did not turn up citing lack of space to keep coins, Shri Saibaba......
2019-06-14 16:01

Striking Doctors Set 6 Demands, Want Mamata Banerjee To Apologise Doctors in Kolkata, who have been on strike for the last four days over the assault of their colleague, today set six conditions to withdraw their protest that has crippled health services across West......
2019-06-14 16:01

Government Made Rs 15.50 Crore From NEET Counselling Last Year The Union Health Ministry said from the 114,198 students, who registered themselves for counselling in 2018-19, a total of Rs 18,32,87,500 was collected as registration amount....
2019-06-14 16:01

'Metro Man' Gives "Bankruptcy" Warning To PM Modi On AAP's Free Ride Plan E Sreedharan, the retired Delhi Metro chief who is credited for its success, has shot off a strongly worded letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's......
2019-06-14 16:01

India To Impose Retaliatory Tariff On 29 US Items From June 16 After extending the deadline for several times, India has decided to impose additional customs duties on 29 US products, including almond, walnut and pulses, with effect from June 16, sources said....
2019-06-14 16:01

Privacy improvements in Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Future improvements to Chrome will fix a gap in Incognito Mode, preventing publishers from blocking users from using incognito mode to jump over soft paywalls....
2019-06-14 16:15

Nick Nurse’s in-game adjustments help lead Toronto Raptors to NBA Championship The following are just some of the adjustments made by Nurse that helped the Raptors capture their franchise-first NBA Championship in his first year at the helm....
2019-06-14 16:15

The OnePlus 7 Pro's 90 Hz screen will sometimes silently switch down to 60 Hz One of the OnePlus 7 Pro's defining features and major selling points is its 90 Hz display. The extra-fast refresh rate allows for animations to be buttery smooth giving you a kind of a "soap opera effect" as you scroll through information. It's cool...
2019-06-14 16:15

New Oregon lab, seed certification bring standards to hemp AURORA, Ore. (AP) — A global hemp research lab in Oregon is part of a larger movement to bring the standardization to hemp that traditional crops like corn and cotton enjoy. It’s a critical step toward accountability and consistency in an indus...
2019-06-14 16:15

Police: Richmond Woman Threatens To Shoot Door Down During Domestic RICHMOND, Ky. (WBON) – Richmond Police were dispatched to a domestic violence call and arrested a woman for 4th degree assault. According to WBON in Richmond, Tenicia Chauntay Hays had a gun and was threatening to shoot the lock off the victim&...
2019-06-14 16:15

Iran: U.S. accusations over oil tanker attacks 'alarming' Iran warned the United States Friday against blaming Tehran for new attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the U.S. accusations are "worrying."...
2019-06-14 16:30

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Transfers Six Top Police Officers In UP Under fire over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Friday, transferred six senior police officers....
2019-06-14 16:30

'Baby Shark Live' concert experience heads to 100 cities this fall. Greeeaaaat? Not sure if you should cheer or cry? Us either. 'Baby Shark' is bringing a 'fully immersive concert experience' to North America.        ...
2019-06-14 16:30

Belarus Seeks to Distance Itself From Russia As rivalries among the world’s great powers intensify, this nation of 9.5 million people at the crossroads of Eurasia is turning into the newest arena of competition among Russia, the West and China....
2019-06-14 16:30

East Midlands Trains criticised after 500 passengers stranded Travellers stuck for hours after flooding and landslide in Northamptonshire Hundreds of rail passengers were stranded because of a landslide, and a military helicopter was deployed when a river burst its banks after heavy rainfall that has caused ong...
2019-06-14 16:30

In Exile on His Home Turf, Michel Platini Runs Out the Clock on His Ban The Women’s World Cup is the latest major event in France to turn its back on Michel Platini, who was barred from soccer after the 2015 FIFA scandal....
2019-06-14 16:30

Man tries to break world record by watching ‘Avengers: Endgame’ 114 times — and counting An “Avengers: Endgame” superfan in Florida is trying to break a world record by watching the Marvel blockbuster 114 times — and counting. Agustin Alanis, 30, of Riverview, posts a photo to Facebook and Twitter — holding his ticket and pos...
2019-06-14 16:45

Trump names former ICE chief Thomas Homan as ‘border czar’ President Trump on Friday announced that Thomas Homan, the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will return to his administration as the new “border czar.” “He’ll be a border czar. He’ll be reporting directly to ...
2019-06-14 16:45

For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a transition to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to save a rapidly warming planet.       ...
2019-06-14 16:45

Jaguar XE 2019 long-term review Should more people searching for a true driver's car consider Jaguar's compact saloon? We're finding out over six months with an XE Why we’re running it: To evaluate Jaguar’s under-appreciated entry saloon and discover whether some of the UK’s BMW 3...
2019-06-14 16:45

NFC-enabled Hot Wheels cars keep tabs on which is fastest Hot Wheels has done a lot over the past few years to reinvent itself as a brand that's more than just little die-cast cars. We've seen remote control vehicles, augmented reality racing and even cars you build yourself. Now the brand's ...
2019-06-14 16:45

Airbnb wants to sell you rock climbing and camping trips Want an exciting holiday without having to plan it yourself? Airbnb wants to sell you more than just a place to stay. The newly launched Airbnb Adventures offers all-in-one trips to locations around the globe hosted by local experts....
2019-06-14 16:45

Chrome can display websites in dark mode, if you want it to If you like using dark mode in your apps, Chrome is going one better -- it now supports dark mode for websites as well. Simply enable the new feature and if developers are making use of it, your favorite websites can adapt right before your eyes....
2019-06-14 16:45

Chewy CEO says the online pet retailer isn't thinking about selling CBD Pet owners are increasingly using CBD to treat their animals, but Chewy CEO Sumit Singh said ahead of the company's market debut that the retailer isn't thinking about selling it just yet....
2019-06-14 17:15

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks follow Wall Street lower, Brazil's real dips An index of Latin American stocks fell more than 1% on Friday, mirroring weakness on Wall Street, while Brazil's real dropped as optimism around the proposed overhaul of the country's pension system faded and weak economic data weighed. The real ...
2019-06-14 17:30

Carrefour sees more retail sector consolidation, including in France The boss of Carrefour said on Friday the retail sector was bound to consolidate in the coming years, notably in France, as competition intensifies, and that his mission was to make sure the French retailer came out a winner....
2019-06-14 17:30

REFILE-Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
2019-06-14 17:30

METALS-Copper slides as China data dents demand prospects Copper prices fell on Friday after weak manufacturing and investment data from top consumer China reinforced expectations of damage to growth and demand prospects from the protracted U.S.-China trade war....
2019-06-14 17:30

Green: 'Not smart' to think Warriors' run over After falling to the Raptors in the NBA Finals, Warriors stars Draymond Green and Stephen Curry expressed confidence that the team's dominant run isn't over just yet....
2019-06-14 17:30

Lowry brushes aside critics: 'I'm a champion' After posting 26 points and 10 assists in the Raptors' title-clinching win, Kyle Lowry basked in his career-defining moment and said, "The critics will have something else to say, which is fine. But I'm a champion."...
2019-06-14 17:30

Sources: Wizards preparing prolific offer to Ujiri The Wizards are preparing to offer Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri a deal that could approach $10 million annually and give him the opportunity for ownership equity, league sources tell ESPN....
2019-06-14 17:30

Todd Gurley remains biggest question during Rams offseason Gurley has the most touches over the last three years, but the workload has caught up to him and Gurley's health has hung over this entire offseason....
2019-06-14 17:30

Vaccination bill sponsor slams Jessica Biel: 'This starts to be about privilege' "This starts to be about privilege,” said Richard Pan, the pediatrician-turned-state senator who sponsored the California bill.        ...
2019-06-14 17:30

"No Animosity, No Friendship": KCR's Party Leader On Support To NDA The TRS would give issue-based support to the BJP-led NDA government, a senior leader of the ruling party in Telangana said Friday, ahead of the commencement of the Lok Sabha session next week....
2019-06-14 17:45

5G bands cheat sheet: Verizon vs AT&T vs Sprint vs T-Mobile vs World 5G is here. Well, at least in a few places in the US. The network of the future has started rolling out in the United States and across the globe across various carriers and starting in the first half of 2019, users can get a taste of what 5G really ...
2019-06-14 17:45

Kemba Walker says he's willing to take less than supermax contract to stay with Charlotte Hornets Kemba Walker is expected to be one of the most intriguing free-agent point guards to hit the market once the NBA free agency period opens later this month....
2019-06-14 17:45

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous after it apparently failed to explode....
2019-06-14 18:15

Budget: From Slowing Growth To Low Demand, Key Challenges For The Economy Analysts, investors and economists expect the government to address these concerns in its upcoming full-year Budget, scheduled to be presented in Parliament on July 5....
2019-06-14 18:15

Nirmala Sitharaman Discusses Infra Capital Requirements With Stakeholders With an eye on creation of sustainable and stable opportunities, suggestions from the representatives of included containment of the rising cost of projects, rationalisation of levies and introduction......
2019-06-14 18:15

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
2019-06-14 18:15

Old rule obstructs Trump nuclear agenda A key agency that isn't on board with President Trump's "energy dominance agenda" could hamstring the administration's efforts to sell more advanced nuclear power plants abroad....
2019-06-14 18:15

Tucson VA holds medical support assistant job fair Friday TUCSON –The Tucson VA Medical Center is hosting a Medical Support Assistant job fair Friday. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the R.E. Lindsey Auditorium, building 4 at 3601 S. Sixth Avenue. Applicants are encouraged to take resumes, suppo...
2019-06-14 18:15

12-year-old girl with rare disease invents teddy that hides IV bags for children (NBC Palm Springs) – Being in a hospital can be especially scary for children, so, one young girl who is battling a rare disease herself invented a special teddy bear to hide the IV bag to make the experience more comfortable for other kids. El...
2019-06-14 18:15

A warning if you are planning your summer vacation online A warning if you are planning your summer vacation online. Internet security company, ‘Mcafee’ says one in five Americans have been scammed or nearly scammed when booking a vacation online. Bargain hunters are most at risk, with nearly a third of the...
2019-06-14 18:15

Now de Blasio is calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment Mayor Bill de Blasio flip-flopped on Friday on whether President Trump should be impeached, a week after saying that Democrats are too focused on the topic. “What happened the other day changed my mind because that was treason,” de Blasio...
2019-06-14 18:30

Russian runner suspended for working with banned coach - AIU Russian runner Artyom Denmukhametov has been provisionally suspended for working with banned coach Vladimir Kazarin, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday....
2019-06-14 18:30

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 million euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
2019-06-14 18:30

Democrat Warren wants $7 billion fund to give grants to minority entrepreneurs Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing creating a $7 billion fund to provide grants to help more minorities start their own business, she announced on Friday....
2019-06-14 18:30

Naruto-Themed Ride At Japanese Amusement Park Amusement park Fuji-Q Highland is opening the closest we’ll see to a Naruto-land, filled with attractions based on the popular ninja anime and manga....
2019-06-14 18:30

Battery benefits questioned | Letter Scottish Power claims it is making a ‘significant step’ forward with renewable energy, but David Miller has doubtsJillian Ambrose (Report, 11 June) claims that a 50MW battery system is a “significant step”. But how significant a step does not depend ...
2019-06-14 18:45

Retail report: Auto sales drove U.S. growth in May U.S. retail sales rose 0.5 percent in May, led by a sharp increase in auto sales -- but nearly all sectors showed growth, the Commerce Department reported Friday....
2019-06-14 18:45

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
2019-06-14 18:45

Sen. Dianne Feinstein on immigration fix: 'We have to just get to it' As the Trump administration pressures Congress and Mexico to address the uptick in asylum-seeking families arriving at the border, the Senate Judiciary Committee affirmed a willingness to "look at many options."...
2019-06-14 18:45

Catholic bishops stop short of mandating lay involvement in abuse investigations The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has passed a slate of measures designed to combat sex abuse and hold church leadership accountable for mishandling cases, including creating a national hotline for reporting abuse....
2019-06-14 18:45

More than 600 U.S. companies warn Trump against imposing tariffs on China Over 600 American companies and associations warned President Donald Trump that a trade war with China will hurt the United States, and urged him to return to the negotiating table with the largest U.S. trading partner....
2019-06-14 18:45

Pinterest details Complete the Look, a context-aware visual search tool Pinterest today shared details about Complete the Look, visual search AI that considers a person's body type or the season to make fashion recommendations.Read More...
2019-06-14 19:15

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Get Totally Flustered Trying to Answer This Personal Question A bashful Jake Gyllenhaal appeared a little overwhelmed during a game of "Burning Questions" with Ellen DeGeneres. During Friday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the......
2019-06-14 19:15

Filipino fishing boat sunk by suspected Chinese vessel in the South China Sea A Filipino fishing boat carrying 22 fishermen sank after being hit by a suspected Chinese vessel in the South China Sea, ratcheting up tensions in the disputed area....
2019-06-14 19:30

GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push -sources General Electric Co potentially stands to win a large share of multibillion-dollar contracts to rebuild Iraq's electricity system, reflecting a change in how Iraq intends to award the work after the United States lobbied for GE, according to sources...
2019-06-14 19:30

Stock edge lower, gold gains on slowdown, geopolitical fears Equity markets struggled and safe-haven assets like gold were in demand on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth slowdown and fears of a U.S.-Iran confrontation added to geopolitical uncertainty....
2019-06-14 19:30

BMW Vision M Next concept may preview next i8 German firm will next week preview an electrified sports car design study that could point towards an i8 replacement BMW has released teaser images of a new sports car concept that will be revealed at a brand presentation next week.  The Vision M Ne...
2019-06-14 19:45

U.S. farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp....
2019-06-14 19:45

Quartararo beats Dovizioso in Catalunya MotoGP FP2 Petronas SRT Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo led the way in second MotoGP practice of the Catalan Grand Prix weekend, beating Andrea Dovizioso by 0.281 seconds...
2019-06-14 20:15

Drake, Beyonce & the Kawhi 'claw': How the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Championship Drake's trolling, a viral video featuring Beyonce and a shoving match that got a team's part-owner banned - Toronto Raptors' NBA Finals triumph was full of sub-plots....
2019-06-14 20:15

How our desk jobs and smartphone addictions are warping our skeletons Modern life has us working longer hours than ever and staring at our phones 24/7 — which has dire consequences for our brains and bodies. From crooked teeth to narrower elbows, the way we live today has terrifying consequences for the way we...
2019-06-14 20:30

I used to think festivals weren’t for older people. Now, I say, bring it on | Coco Khan My friends say they’re ‘too old’ to go, but where do we learn to shut ourselves out of experiences we love?For the British teenage music‑lover, a summer festival is a rite of passage. I remember my first as if it were yesterday. I prepared weeks in a...
2019-06-14 20:45

From green to stamp collecting: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this week‘Skintellectuals’ Super-informed beauty shoppers who know their nicotinamide from their retinol. Continue reading......
2019-06-14 20:45

Twitter is turning Taylor Swift’s ‘Calm Down’ anthem into a gay joke Taylor Swift released her new single “You Need to Calm Down” — a nearly three-minute bop that gives a big nod to Pride Month — at midnight Friday, and it didn’t take long for Twitter trolls to use the song as a way to continue speculating...
2019-06-14 20:45

Police say Extinction Rebellion Heathrow drone protest activists could face life in jail Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone protest at Heathrow Airport next week....
2019-06-14 20:45

The U.S. World Cup team’s greatest challenge: Rising European powers After major investments, England and France have joined Germany and the United States at the top of the international rankings and brought greater parity among the favorites at the 2019 World Cup....
2019-06-14 21:00

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 14: Sister Nancy, 'Bam Bam' I literally have zero recollection of the first time I heard Sister Nancy’s “Bam Bam.” I don’t remember it at all before college though, so I’ll just go ahead and assume I heard it at the same place I heard so many dope songs during my college tenure...
2019-06-14 21:01

In More Than Enough, Elaine Welteroth Discusses the Double-Edged Sword of #SucceedingWhileBlack Behind every black woman’s success story is generally a well-developed talent for code-switching and at least one person (often, far more than one) who questions her right to succeed. As Elaine Welteroth recounts in her new memoir, More Than Enough, ...
2019-06-14 21:01

The Memphis Theater That's Performing Blackness Unapologetically MEMPHIS—When Ekundayo Bandele invited a group of journalists to tour Hattiloo, his independent theater in Memphis, he spoke as much about the community surrounding it as he did the plays performed inside. For most people who want to visit Hattiloo Th...
2019-06-14 21:01

Nipah Virus Alert In Madhya Pradesh's Guna, Gwalior; Advisories Issued The death of hundreds of bats in Madhya Pradesh's Guna district has raised alarm in the area and fear of the spread of the Nipah virus. The administrations in Guna and Gwalior districts issued health......
2019-06-14 21:30