WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-06-12 11:45

Home Plate Umpire Takes A Backswing To The Head In Nationals-White Sox

For the second week in a row, the home plate umpire at a Washington Nationals game has suffered a wound in a freak accident. Last Tuesday umpire Mike Everitt took a 95-mph fastball directly ...

Home Plate Umpire Takes A Backswing To The Head In Nationals-White Sox

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Maddon critical of plate umpire Laz Diaz after loss Joe Maddon wasn't pleased with plate umpire Laz Diaz after his Cubs dropped a 2-1 decision to the Cardinals in 10 innings Friday, saying a missed call by Diaz on a 3-2 pitch in the bottom of the 10th factored into the outcome....
2019-06-01 08:30

Modi names Sitharaman as India's finance minister, BJP head Shah takes home affairs Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday named Nirmala Sitharaman, formerly the country's defense minister, as the next finance minister, and chose ruling party president Amit Shah to become home affairs minister....
2019-05-31 10:45

Play of the Day: Player sits down DURING point, umpire takes epic catch "Eurosport favourites Annabel Croft and Alex Corretja give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments of day four at Roland Garros."...
2019-05-29 20:45

From Prague with love: Pelicans Sun, Moon and Star head for new London home Three great white pelicans were crossing Europe by van on Thursday en route to their new home in a central London park, where they will become part of a centuries-old tradition with royal connections....
2019-05-30 18:45

BJP President Amit Shah Takes Charge As Home Minister BJP chief Amit Shah stepped into his new role today as he took charge as the country's Home Minister, two days after he took oath for the first time as a cabinet minister in Prime Minister Narendra......
2019-06-01 12:15

Chanel Takes Métiers D’Art Show Back Home To Paris The 2019-2020 collection, which will be the first designed exclusively by Virginie Viard, will be staged on December 5 at an undisclosed location in the French capital...
2019-05-29 11:45

Non-invasive glucose monitor EasyGlucose takes home Microsoft’s Imagine Cup and $100K Microsoft’s yearly Imagine Cup student startup competition crowned its latest winner today: EasyGlucose, a non-invasive, smartphone-based method for diabetics to test their blood glucose. It and the two other similarly beneficial finalists pre...
2019-05-21 15:15

Google takes you inside Anne Frank's childhood home with Street View June 12th is the 90th birthday of Anne Frank, and to mark the occasion, Google is letting you step inside the childhood home of the diarist. A virtual exhibit in the Arts & Culture app and website takes you inside Merwedeplein 37-2 in Amsterdam.....
2019-06-13 15:00

Brandon Maxwell takes home top CFDA Awards prize, a win for inclusive fashion Maxwell has proven his commitment to diversity and inclusion, casting women of different races and sizes in his runway shows.        ...
2019-06-04 09:15

'He's not accepting the call!' - Del Potro in huge row with umpire "Juan Martin del Potro gets involved in a huge row with the umpire after what he felt was an incorrect line call in his match against Jordan Thompson."...
2019-06-01 19:45

Umpire Jim Wolf to miss rest of Indians-Tigers series DETROIT (AP) — Mike Muchlinski is replacing Jim Wolf on the umpiring crew for the rest of this weekend’s Indians-Tigers series in Detroit. Major League Baseball said Saturday that Wolf is tending to a medical issue. Wolf, brother of former big ...
2019-06-15 23:00

Put Your Burrito in a Mug Instead of on a Plate Some ideas do not get the praise they initially deserve. This was the case with Copernicus’ heliocentric solar system back in the 1500s, and it’s the case today with this brilliant burrito hack, brought to us by Reddit user shananies....
2019-05-22 19:45

Europe’s best set to go head to head with start of 2019 CEV Golden and Silver European Leagues "The final preparations are being completed and excitement is building for the start of the 2019 European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Golden and Silver European Leagues which are set to get underway next week."...
2019-05-22 05:15

South Africa vs Bangladesh: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats South Africa and Bangladesh have played three matches against each other in the World Cup, out of which South Africa emerged victorious on two occasions compared to Bangladesh's one....
2019-06-01 09:15

Afghanistan vs Australia: Head To Head, Winning, Losing, Tied Match Afghanistan will be taking on defending champions Australia in their first World Cup 2019 clash in a lop-sided face-off as both sides would be hoping for the best possible start....
2019-05-31 16:15

India vs South Africa: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats India and South Africa have met four times in World Cup cricket earlier, and South Africa have a clear edge. However, India posted a big win in the 2015 World Cup....
2019-06-04 08:15

Umpire Mike Everitt Leaves Game After Taking 95-MPH Fastball To The Chest Umpire Mike Everitt was working home plate in the bottom of the third inning of Tuesday night’s White Sox-Nationals game when a 95-mph fastball from Reynaldo López somehow missed both Trea Turner’s bat and catcher James McCann’s glove and smashed dir...
2019-06-05 04:30

Incredible sportsmanship as Djokovic OVERRULES umpire, after Zverev serve called out "Novak Djokovic produced this amazing moment at the French Open on Thursday as he overruled a call from the umpire to award opponent Alex Zverev a point!"...
2019-06-06 16:45

Biased Umpire Brazenly Interferes In Fiercely Contested Anthem Standoff I don’t know how the Miami Marlins can possibly trust the umpire crew working their Wednesday night game against the Detroit Tigers, after this blatant display of partisanship by Fieldin Culbreth during the anthem standoff between Daniel Stumpf and S...
2019-05-23 08:45

England vs Pakistan: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats England and Pakistan have shared some dramatic stats when it comes to World Cup cricket, not least a no-result in the 1992 edition which had massive consequences....
2019-06-03 09:30

India vs New Zealand: Head To Head ODI Match Stats, History While all the hype is about India, New Zealand have grabbed the points table lead with three wins out of three. The two teams will meet up in a battle for supremacy on Thursday....
2019-06-12 11:15

Afghanistan vs Australia: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats Afghanistan are the minnows while Australia are the most successful team in the World Cup history. The two sides have faced off only once in World Cup tournaments....
2019-05-31 16:15

Mauricio Pochettino vs Jurgen Klopp: Tottenham vs Liverpool managers head to head before Champions League Final Saturday will be an historic night for either Mauricio Pochettino or Jurgen Klopp, with one manager set to lift the European Cup for the first time ever....
2019-06-01 09:45

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: ODI Head To Head Match Stats Pakistan will be overwhelming favourites when they meet Sri Lanka in their World Cup 2019 league match, not just on current form, but also by records....
2019-06-06 13:45

OnePlus 7 Pro goes head-to-head with Galaxy S10 Plus in new speed test After an endless number of leaks, which seems to be par for the course for Android handset manufacturers these days, the OnePlus 7 Pro was officially introduced about two weeks ago. And while it’s sometimes easy to get bogged down with a seemin...
2019-05-29 01:15

Combine All the Flavors of a Cheese Plate Into a Single Dip A good cheese plate is a harmonious arrangement of several components. The cheese is important, yes, but you also need fruit, nuts, a drizzle of something sweet, and a carby delivery system. Though the mixing, matching, and stacking gives me warm and...
2019-06-04 02:15

MLB fans crush umpire Angel Hernandez over brutal calls in Yankees-Blue Jays game Home plate umpire Angel Hernandez had one of the worst blown strike calls of the season on Tuesday night during the Yankees-Blue Jays game.        ...
2019-06-05 20:15

Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics Love it or hate it, share-plate dining is far from over. But dwindling are the days when tapas and small plates monopolized the category and each diner was encouraged to order five to six items....
2019-05-21 17:15

Brazil’s Athletico tops River Plate in 1st leg of Recopa SAO PAULO (AP) — Marco Ruben scored in the 25th minute and Brazil’s Athletico beat Argentina’s River Plate 1-0 on Wednesday night in the first leg of the Recopa Sudamericana final. The Recopa is played between the winners of the Copa Libe...
2019-05-23 05:15

The Company That Makes the U.S. Border's License Plate Scanners Has Been Hacked Perceptics, the firm that bills itself as “the sole provider of stationary LPRs” (license plate readers) at border crossing lanes for privately owned vehicles in the U.S., has been hacked. Tens of thousands of its internal files are now reportedly fl...
2019-05-24 21:15

IHA8VGS? This is how Nevada decides whether your vanity license plate is too dirty What's the dirtiest thing you can spell with seven letters and numbers? Chances are a team of people at the Nevada DMV has already anticipated it.        ...
2019-05-22 17:45

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
2019-06-01 02:45

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from where he walked down to his office -- Nirman......
2019-06-04 20:15

Plate ump O’Nora hit by foul ball, exits Cards-Mets game NEW YORK (AP) — Plate umpire Brian O’Nora has left the St. Louis Cardinals-New York Mets game after getting hit in the groin by a foul ball. Matt Carpenter fouled off a pitch from New York starter Noah Syndergaard in the third inning Saturday n...
2019-06-16 06:00

Badly-made fake license plate leads to arrest in California MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig truck driver has been arrested after authorities spotted a phony license plate on his rig. How could they tell? Well, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department says the 1960s-style yellow-on-black plate had wobbl...
2019-06-13 04:15

US Customs and Border Protection says traveler, license plate images exposed in cyberattack Customs and Border Protection said Monday that photos of travelers and license plates collected at one U.S. border point have been exposed.        ...
2019-06-11 05:30

Tennessee murder victim found holding piece of paper with suspect’s license plate on it: report The Tennessee man who was shot and killed outside his Cordova home last week was reportedly found holding a piece of paper that authorities think might be the key to bringing his killer to justice....
2019-05-21 23:30

IND vs SA: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History India begin their World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa on June 5. The Virat Kohli-led team will be hoping to add to South Africa's miseries as they have lost both their opening matches....
2019-06-04 08:15

ENG vs PAK: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History England got off to the best possible start in their effort to lift the World Cup 2019 while Pakistan were dealt a hefty blow by the West Indies. England would be hoping their superior ODI record comes......
2019-06-02 11:15

AFG vs SL: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History Afghanistan take on Sri Lanka in their second World Cup 2019 league encounter after both teams received a hammering in their first matches. Both will be hoping for maximum points....
2019-06-03 16:30

‘From farm to plate’, first-ever World Food Safety Day demonstrates the need to take unsafe food off the menu Unsafe food kills an estimated 420,000 people every year, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, just ahead of the first-ever UN World Food Safety Day. Children under-five are the most at risk, carrying 40 per cent of the f...
2019-06-06 19:45

Kurt Cobain's pizza plate sold for $22,400. Here's more celebrity garbage that sold for big money. While it's true that many celebrity artifacts that make it to Sotheby's or Christie's are more valuable in their pristine, flawless condition, it's also true that some which reach the auction block are things that almost anyone wo...
2019-05-28 21:45

Google Home and Home Max get limited-time discounts on top of permanent price cuts Google made some interesting (and confusing) changes to its smart speaker lineup recently, unveiling the extra-large Nest Hub Max and rebranding the Google Home Hub to Nest Hub. The latter move also came with a permanent price cut from $149 to $129, ...
2019-06-03 11:30

Home, sweet home: an emigrant's view of Brexit – photo essay The British photographer Ed Alcock took French citizenship in 2018. He examines the UK’s decision to leave the EU from a unique perspective, questioning the meaning of belonging to a nation, the place one calls home. While Europe deletes one of the y...
2019-05-27 12:45

Rafael Nadal home from home and looking for a round dozen at Roland Garros • Spain’s No 2 seed gets off to straight-sets win at Roland Garros• Novak Djokovic makes similarly short work of Hubert HurkaczThe weight of history is bearing down on Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic more heavily than usual this year, although there ...
2019-05-27 20:15

At home in a pig sty: how one creative couple carved a spacious home and gallery from a rundown barn after falling for the Fens Artist Fred Ingrams and his interior designer wife Laura converted a rat-infested outbuilding into a sleek house-cum-gallery flooded with Fenland light....
2019-06-03 08:15

Deal: Save $60 and get a free Google Home Mini when you buy the Home Max Google Home Max is a great device, but you know what's even greater? A Google Home Max and a Home Mini bundled and sold for $110 off, of course. The Google Home Max is a great device to enhance your entertainment experience since it features powerful...
2019-06-14 07:45

This California driver's phony license plate 'stuck out like a sore thumb.' See it for yourself A driver was arrested after a California police officer spotted his phony 1960s-style 'Califas' license plate with wobbly yellow letters and numbers.        ...
2019-06-13 11:45

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-ra...
2019-06-14 00:15

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 discount and the lowest price we've seen for vo...
2019-06-06 19:00

7 Animals I Just Thought Up Right Now, Off The Top Of My Head It’s not hard to think up animals, not hard at all. In fact, here are seven I just thought up right this second, just off the top of my head....
2019-06-12 03:01

Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are some who could The head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, steps down at the end of October and the 19 euro zone countries are now looking for his replacement. The shortlists of likely candidates are almost exclusively male....
2019-06-07 15:45

Red Sox head into Yankees showdown with no momentum BOSTON — Carlos Santana homered and hit Cleveland’s first triple of the season, Greg Allen added a pair of three-baggers and the Indians pounded out a season-high 18 hits in a 14-9 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. Santana, who fi...
2019-05-30 10:15

Man Charged With DUI After 2 Killed In Head-On Crash BURKESVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Burkesville man was arrested on DUI charges after two people were killed Saturday night in a head-on crash. Authorities said 28-year-old Christian Parrish was under the influence around 11 p.m. when the 2000 Ford h...
2019-05-27 21:00

Trump ally and top cop named to head ATF President Trump has gone out of his way to support and embrace the nation’s law enforcement, and now he has picked the nation’s top police union chief to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives....
2019-06-07 00:30

Shevchenko KO's Eye with head kick to keep title Valentina Shevchenko knocked out challenger Jessica Eye with a left head kick 26 seconds into the second round Saturday night in Chicago to retain the UFC women's flyweight title....
2019-06-09 09:15

Former head of the CDC pleads guilty to violation The former head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct violation related to his arrest last year for alleged sexual misconduct....
2019-06-04 23:15

Why the U.S.-Iran Conflict Is Now Coming to a Head In 2015, Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program, bowing to harsh sanctions imposed by countries worried it was developing an atomic bomb. For the past year, it’s continued to abide by the restrictions despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision ...
2019-05-22 11:30

A Giant Laid Low by Too Many Blows to the Head “Some days I feel like a young man, and some days not,” Ryan Miller said. What it’s like to visit a former football player trying to recover from head trauma....
2019-05-22 18:45

Liverpool to head to Qatar for Club World Cup "Liverpool\u0027s quest to be crowned world champions will take them to Qatar, after the Arab country was awarded hosting rights for the next two editions of the Club World Cup before the seven-team tournament is expanded to 24 teams in 2021."...
2019-06-03 22:30

Roma appoint Fonseca as new head coach "AS Roma have appointed Paulo Fonseca as their new coach with the former Shakhtar Donetsk boss signing a two-year contract, the Italian Serie A club said on Tuesday."...
2019-06-11 13:15

A Head’s-Up Play and Another Unlikely Hero Fuel a Win for the Mets Todd Frazier bunted against a shift to start a rally, and Adeiny Hechavarria put the team ahead with an unlikely homer. Business as usual for the injury-hampered, depth-fortified Mets....
2019-05-27 02:00

The Latest: Lawmakers want to choose EU Commission head BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 12:45 p.m. European Parliament President Antonio Tajani says the legislature believes the new head of the EU executive Commission should be chosen from the candidates put forw...
2019-05-28 13:30

Brooklyn man fatally shot in the head: cops A 29-year-old man was fatally shot in the head in Brooklyn late on Sunday night, cops said. Police found the victim with a gunshot wound to the head around 10:10 p.m. outside of a building on Lincoln Avenue near Blake Avenue in East New York, officia...
2019-06-03 22:30

EPA's top auto regulator to head climate office Chris Grundler, the head of the EPA's transportation office who oversaw the rollout of some of the agency's most important rules, including greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles, as well as probes of Volkswagen Group and Fiat Chrysler dies...
2019-06-07 06:00

Lucas Moura: ‘I saw a guy arrive and put a gun to the driver’s head’ Tottenham’s Champions League hero on growing up in Brazil, the worst night of his career and turning down Manchester UnitedLucas Moura was eight years old or maybe he was nine – he cannot remember exactly. But every other detail remains seared on to ...
2019-05-30 17:45

Valentina Shevchenko Just About Kicked Jessica Eye's Head Off Valentina Shevchenko defended her UFC flyweight title against Jessica Eye last night, and she wrapped up the fight in the second round with one of the most devastating head-kick knockouts the world has ever seen:...
2019-06-09 18:15

KBO Fielder Gets Bonked On The Head, Bailed Out By Teammate Lotte Giants shortshop Shin Bon-ki got Jose Canseco-ed during a KBO game this morning against the Hanwha Eagles. But unlike the dinger that spawned when a baseball smacked the Bash Brother in the melon, Hanwha’s batter got no satisfaction from striki...
2019-06-06 02:30

Man sues cryonics company for $1m and wants dad's head returned A US man is suing a cryonics company for $1m (£950,000) and wants his father's head returned, after he claims it wrongly cremated his father's body and sent the remains in the post....
2019-06-13 01:15

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commissioner Adam Silver wants more female referees in the NBA. “I’m not sure how it was that it remained so m...
2019-06-05 11:15

EU election: Europeans head to the polls across the continent Polling stations in 21 EU states are set to open — seven states have already voted. Once the ballots are counted, the new EU Parliament is expected to drift slightly to the right, as Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels....
2019-05-26 01:15

Letter From Mexican President Goes Way Over Trump’s Head Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) responded to a threat by Donald Trump over new tariffs on Mexican goods with a letter focused on concepts Trump can’t possibly understand: dignity, fairness, compassion, and principles....
2019-06-02 10:30

Selma Blair Shaves Her Head With the Help of Her 7-Year-Old Son Selma Blair enlisted the help of one tiny hair stylist to achieve a new summer 'do. The actress took to Instagram on Friday with a photo of her son, 7-year-old Arthur Saint Bleick,......
2019-06-15 06:15

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

As you head out for Memorial Day, watch out for the 10 states where gas prices are highest As Memorial Day weekend kicks off, pump prices are easing. What are the states with the highest and lowest gasoline prices?        ...
2019-05-24 16:45

Man sues cryonics company to get his father’s head back A Montana man is suing a cryonics company to get back his dad’s head — saying he can never fulfill his sci-fi-like dream of coming back to life because they burned the rest of his body. Kurt Pilgeram, 57, is seeking $1 million from Alcor Life E...
2019-06-12 20:30

Mnuchin says had 'candid' talks on trade with PBOC head U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a tweet on Sunday he had a "constructive meeting" with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang, including a "candid discussion" on trade issues....
2019-06-10 00:45

Trump's pick to head FAA held up by whistleblower lawsuit A Senate committee is delaying the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to run the Federal Aviation Administration to look into claims made about the nominee, Stephen Dickson, in a whistleblower lawsuit....
2019-06-06 23:00

Tax cut controversy claims the head of Poland's finance minister The Polish government is unveiling a cut in income tax to zero for young people from September. Some ask how it will be financed, but others see a cunning plan to attract young voters before the October general election....
2019-06-07 09:30

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive body....
2019-06-12 01:15

Statue of Liberty Museum lets you check her out from head to toe “Head, shoulders, knees and toes … knees and toes … eyes and ears and mouth and nose … ” I couldn’t help thinking of the children’s ditty while visiting the new Statue of Liberty Museum, just steps away from America’s great sy...
2019-05-25 15:15

Trump is first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor President Donald Trump is getting the red carpet treatment at Japan’s Imperial Palace where he’s making history, becoming the first world leader to meet with the new emperor of Japan...
2019-05-27 04:15

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic Faces of concussions: Carcillo, Lindros and NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic hockey is still confronting        ...
2019-05-23 12:15

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran BERLIN (AP) — The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons. In his regular update to the International At...
2019-06-10 13:15

Roche names new head of $13 billion diagnostics unit Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday named a new head of its $13-billion-per-year diagnostics business and also said board member Peter Voser is stepping down to focus on his expanded duties as interim head of Swiss engineering group ABB....
2019-06-11 12:45

Liz Cheney clashes with head of NRCC over campaign dues Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, privately battled with the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee Monday, where she raised questions about the direction of the party's campaign arm as they try to win back the chamber...
2019-06-12 00:01

René Pollesch to head Berlin's iconic Volksbühne The 56-year-old playwright and director will be the new director of Berlin's Volksbühne, Culture Senator Klaus Lederer confirmed on Wednesday. It's hoped that Pollesch will end years of turbulence at the theater....
2019-06-12 21:15

Xbox head thinks E3 is about boosting gaming’s reputation — it’s not E3 has drawn to a close for another year, and with the end comes the usual question of what the conference’s purpose is in the gaming industry. According to Xbox head Phil Spencer, the purpose is to raise the profile and reputation of gaming worldwid...
2019-06-14 00:45

Sports of The Times: A Giant Laid Low by Too Many Blows to the Head “Some days I feel like a young man, and some days not,” Ryan Miller said. What it’s like to visit a former football player trying to recover from head trauma....
2019-05-21 17:45

Furry head of Ice Age wolf found in Siberian permafrost A 40,000-year-old Siberian wolf was bigger than its modern-day descendants. Kept cold in the permafrost, the wolf's fur, ears, brain and teeth had been preserved since the day it died in the Arctic....
2019-06-14 08:30

Stuttgart appoint Walter as head coach for next season "VfB Stuttgart have appointed Tim Walter as their coach from next season, with the 43-year-old signing a two-year-contract, the Bundesliga club said on Monday."...
2019-05-21 14:31

Uncle charged after 5-year-old shoots toddler in the head GRAY, Ga. — Authorities say a 5-year-old shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia home while playing with a gun and now the children’s uncle has been charged. News outlets report the children found the gun in the home Wednesday and were playing w...
2019-06-14 09:01

Oklahoma St., Louisville win, head to NCAA super regionals Oklahoma State and Louisville are on their way to super regionals in the NCAA Tournament, and four more teams will punch their tickets Monday night. OSU beat Connecticut 3-1 to win the Oklahoma City regional and earn a spot in super regionals for the...
2019-06-04 06:30

PLL: The Perfectionists Season 1 Finale Flips the Show On Its Head Sasha Pieterse told us the season one finale of PLL: The Perfectionists would involve "a lot of experiments," and boy she wasn't kidding. It turns out that almost everything......
2019-05-23 11:45

Netherlands head into World Cup on a positive by beating Matildas 3-0 Netherlands 3-0 AustraliaVan de Sanden scores twice, Miedema nets the otherThey call Eindhoven the city of lights and a footballing public eager to send their team off to the World Cup in fashion was rewarded handsomely as the Netherlands’ top stars ...
2019-06-02 03:30

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don't appear to be a priority for his administration....
2019-06-04 02:15

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico’s president The head of Mexico’s governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don’t appear to be a priority for his administration...
2019-06-03 23:45

Bundesliga club Stuttgart name Tim Walter as new head coach Tim Walter is to take over as coach of Stuttgart at the beginning of the 2019-20 campaign. The Swabians are to face second-division side Union Berlin to try to secure their place in the Bundesliga for next season....
2019-05-21 15:15

Boeing 737 MAX may not return to service until August: IATA head The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects it could take until August before the Boeing Co 737 MAX returns to service, the airline group's head said on Wednesday, adding that the final say on the timing rested with regulators....
2019-05-29 11:45

Alligator With Knife Stuck in Its Head Seen in Lake in Texas A Texas woman says she recently witnessed an alligator with what appeared to be some kind of knife stuck in its head swimming in a local lake, a situation she says she believes may have been a purposeful act.Read more......
2019-06-15 03:45

Alligator spotted swimming with steak knife in head “A steak knife was sticking out of his head.” An alligator stunned Texas neighbors when it swam by their homes — with a massive knife sticking out of its noggin, according to a report. Erin Weaver, who spotted the resilient reptile in her suburban Ho...
2019-06-15 05:30

Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Getting a Head Start This Week Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1, but the ocean and atmosphere are paying the calendar no heed. A swirl of clouds and thunderstorms off the Florida coast has a 70 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Liu, Boutier head crowded leaderboard at U.S. Women's Open China's Yu Liu joined Celine Boutier of France at the top of a crowded U.S. Women's Open leaderboard after the third round at Charleston, South Carolina on Saturday....
2019-06-02 06:45

Poland replaces finance minister with head taxman Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party on Tuesday reshuffled many of its senior ministers, replacing Finance Minister Teresa Czerwinska with her deputy Marian Banas, the head of the country's tax administration, according to state TV....
2019-06-04 11:15

Head of Ice Age wolf found perfectly preserved in ice in Siberia 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 facial tissue are largely intact....
2019-06-16 08:15

New York Fed's Markets Group Head to Leave June 1 Two top executives at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, including Markets Group head Simon Potter, will leave their jobs on Saturday, the bank said....
2019-05-28 21:30

U.N. Head: Climate Change Can Prove the Value of Collective Action As the head of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres works to solve the world’s thorniest issues from humanitarian crises to international terrorism knowing that the nature of these conflicts prevents any definitive reso...
2019-06-13 15:30

Good luck getting Katy Perry’s new song “Never Really Over” out of your head Katy Perry kicked off an enviable run of hits just over a decade ago with “I Kissed A Girl,” which was followed by various earworms like “Teenage Dream,” “Firework,” and “Wide Awake.” Lately though, she’s hit a bit of a cool streak with songs like 20...
2019-05-31 20:30

If CUSMA not ratified before election, ‘all bets are off’: business head The deal could face risks if not ratified before the Canadian election and the American primaries starting shortly afterwards, says one business leader....
2019-06-16 19:45

Jim Mallinder dismisses speculation he could become next England head coach • Mallinder will take charge of England against the Barbarians• Head coach Eddie Jones has a break clause in his contractJim Mallinder has moved to distance himself from the England head coach role after speculation that he could be a candidate if Ed...
2019-05-31 23:30

Trump to be first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump is at Japan’s Imperial Palace meeting the new emperor. The president and his wife, first lady Melania Trump are kicking off Monday’s formal visit with handshakes and greetings with Emperor Naruhito and ...
2019-05-27 03:45

Influential U.S. Republican wants immigration deal to head off tariffs The top Republican on the U.S. House committee that oversees trade said on Friday it was in the interest of both the United States and Mexico to reach an agreement on immigration before U.S. President Donald Trump hits Mexican products with tariffs....
2019-06-01 00:00

Tigers edge Royals 3-2 before teams head to Omaha KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brandon Dixon broke an eighth-inning tie with a sacrifice fly that sent the Detroit Tigers past the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday night. Miguel Cabrera also had a sacrifice fly for the Tigers, and Ronny Rodriguez hit an ...
2019-06-13 07:00

Reelected head Gianni Infantino says FIFA scandals over Gianni Infantino has been reelected president of FIFA after running unopposed. He said that the organization has been transformed into being "synonymous with credibility."...
2019-06-06 02:15

Frozen wolf's head found in Siberia is 40,000 years old Fur, teeth and tissue largely intact on remains of animal bigger than a modern wolfThe severed head of a wolf that died about 40,000 years ago has been found in Siberia, and because of the freezing conditions, the remains are so well preserved that t...
2019-06-13 21:15

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

Oilers turn to veteran Tippett as new head coach Dave Tippett, who has been the head coach of the Coyotes and Stars, has been hired by the Oilers to take over a team that has missed the playoffs in 12 of the past 13 seasons....
2019-05-28 21:01

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad Dinar, who was abducted by an armed group near the eastern city of Benghazi last month....
2019-05-24 07:15

Trump's Mexico deal is victory for 'hostage-taking', ex-WTO head says Pascal Lamy said Trump’s actions went against the spirit of diplomacy after Mexico agreed to expand asylum programThe immigration deal imposed on Mexico by Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs is a victory for “hostage-taking” over inter...
2019-06-08 23:15

Antetokounmpo and Harden head All-NBA teams as LeBron's streak ends Steph Curry, Paul George and Nikola Jokic also in first teamLeBron James missed first team for first time since 2007Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden got the most votes, and Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker were also big winners when the All-NBA ...
2019-05-23 23:30

FAA acting head: Airlines don't need to extend Boeing 737 Max flight cancellations The FAA's acting chief says airlines don't need to make more changes to their schedules after removing the the Boeing 737 Max from service through August. The FAA will review Boeing's software and training changes after two of the plan...
2019-05-23 20:15

Journalist, TV Channel Head Arrested Over Content On Yogi Adityanath A Delhi-based journalist was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday for sharing what was considered anobjectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, the......
2019-06-09 09:00

APNewsBreak: Naval War College head reassigned pending probe PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Navy says the president of the U.S. Naval War College has been administratively reassigned pending the outcome of an inspector general investigation. The reassignment of Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley on Monday comes days after ...
2019-06-10 16:30

Modi set to name BJP head Shah as new Indian finance minister: TV reports Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to name Amit Shah, the president of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as his new finance minister, according to several Indian TV stations....
2019-05-30 18:01

Pakistan removes ISI spy agency head after eight months, appoints hardliner Pakistan on Sunday appointed a hardliner general as new chief of the powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency, replacing the agency's current head, Lieutenant General Asim Munir, after only eight months on the job....
2019-06-16 20:30

Looking for a budget-friendly beach vacation? Head off the beaten path There are plenty of beach vacations that won’t cost you an arm and a leg. Check out these lesser-known destinations that go easy on your wallet.        ...
2019-05-30 18:00

Mark Zuckerberg's Security Head Accused of Sexual Misconduct Zuckerberg's Head of security Liam Booth has been accused of sexually harassing other household staffers and making derogatory racist, sexist, homophobic and transphobic remarks about other staffers......
2019-06-01 10:15

Marcello Lippi returns for second stint as China head coach Marcello Lippi is set for a second stint in charge of China's national team as the country targets a place at the 2022 World Cup        ...
2019-05-24 12:15

Austria's Kurz triumphs with vote, opposition still calls for his head Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz strengthened his hand in his fight to save his job as his conservative party came far ahead of rivals in Sunday's European election, but the main opposition party said it would seek to depose him on Monday anyway....
2019-05-27 02:45

Crazed soccer fan cracks head open diving into fountain A Sunderland fan cracked his head open after diving directly into a Trafalgar Square fountain in London in just his boxers. The supporter launched himself into the water ahead of the Black Cats’ 2-1 playoff final loss against Charlton on Sunday...
2019-05-27 01:15

Germany’s Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote BERLIN (AP) — The Social Democrats, Germany’s main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election. Exit pol...
2019-05-26 19:45

Lukoil head says oil contamination losses insignificant to his firm: TASS Vagit Alekperov, president of Russia's Lukoil, said on Thursday he thought financial losses suffered by his company from contamination of the Russian Druzhba pipeline earlier this year were insignificant, TASS news agency reported....
2019-06-06 15:30

Mt. Gox head Karpeles plans new Japan bitcoin tech business Mark Karpeles, arrested in Japan after his bitcoin exchange collapsed from massive hacking, is starting a new business around the same computer technology that led to his legal troubles....
2019-06-05 08:45

Overwatch League commissioner leaves to head competitive 'Fortnite' If it wasn't already apparent that Epic Games is serious about competitive Fortnite, it is now. The company has confirmed that it hired Overwatch League commissioner Nate Nanzer (shown at middle) to oversee Fortnite esports at Epic. The chief ...
2019-05-26 02:30

Mexican judge suspends arrest warrant for ex-Pemex head MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican federal judge has lifted an arrest warrant issued for a former head of the state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos in a corruption investigation, but says he must appear at a hearing. Prosecutors issued the warrant for Emil...
2019-06-06 07:30

Ex-CDC head Thomas Frieden avoids jail in sex abuse case The scandal-scarred former Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention copped to a no-jail deal Tuesday, following accusations he groped a woman’s backside inside his Brooklyn home. Dr. Thomas Frieden, 58, entered a guilty p...
2019-06-04 18:30

U.S. EPA top career auto official moving to head climate office The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug. 4, an EPA spokesman said on Thursday....
2019-06-07 00:30

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer live longer, new research suggests.The drug pembrolizumab, used in combination with platinum chemotherap...
2019-06-04 02:45

Trump asks Citizenship and Immigration Services head to quit WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has asked the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to resign, leaving yet another vacancy within the Department of Homeland Security. Lee Francis Cissna told staff on Friday that his last day woul...
2019-05-25 03:30

Swiss drugmaker Novartis names new drug division head Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis named Marie-France Tschudin head of its main drugs business after its previous manager, Paul Hudson, was poised to take the CEO position at French drugmaker Sanofi....
2019-06-07 08:45

Glencore's head of oil, Alex Beard, retires amid U.S. probes Glencore's head of oil, Alex Beard, who helped make the firm one of the world's top three oil trading houses, will retire this month, the company said on Monday in yet another management shake-up amid U.S. probes into its activities....
2019-06-03 13:15

Pop fly bounces off Korean League shortstop’s head, caught by teammate This is taking the term heads-up play to a whole new level. Shortstop Bon-Ki of the South Korean baseball team Lotte Giants struggled to corral a fly ball hit to shallow left field in the eighth inning of a tie game in Wednesday’s matchup again...
2019-06-07 14:30

Australian Broadcasting Corp. head concerned by police raid The head of Australia’s public broadcaster says she has “grave concern” about a police raid on its headquarters in connection with a story based on leaked documents that indicated the military was being investigated for possible war crimes in Afghani...
2019-06-07 18:30

Emirates head cautious on quick return to service for Boeing 737 MAX  Emirates airline President Tim Clark said on Sunday that global regulators should act in a coordinated way to return the Boeing 737 MAX to service and warned it could take six months to get the grounded jet back into operation....
2019-06-02 08:45

Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior....
2019-05-24 13:45

Sierra Leone soccer head acquitted on corruption charges FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The head of the Sierra Leone soccer federation has been acquitted on corruption charges, opening the way for FIFA to lift an international ban on the West African country. Sierra Leone soccer association president Isha J...
2019-05-28 13:30

Mali in a ‘critical phase’ of peace process, says head of UN Mission Addressing the Security Council at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the head of the UN Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, said that amid ongoing violence, including scores of civilian deaths and deadly attacks on UN peacekeepers, a critical phase of ...
2019-06-12 23:45

Severed head of 30,000-year-old wolf found intact in Siberia A severed head of a wolf estimated to have died between 30,000 and 40,000 years ago was discovered by a local man near the Tirekhtyakh River in Eastern Siberia last year, giving scientists a rare opportunity to analyze wolf genealogy and evolution.  ...
2019-06-12 15:00

Experienced technocrat to head government of the Democratic Republic of Congo The DR Congo has a new Prime Minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government chosen as a compromise between the former and the current presidents; and what can Congolese expect of him?...
2019-05-21 17:45

32,000-Year-Old Adult Wolf's Head Found In Russian Arctic A first intact head of a gigantic adult wolf which died about 32,000 years ago and was preserved in permafrost has been found in the Russian Arctic, scientists have said....
2019-06-15 02:00

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
2019-05-21 15:00

Head of Mexico's national migration institute resigns: official The head of Mexico's National Migration Institute (INM), Tonatiuh Guillen, resigned on Friday for "personal reasons", interior ministry spokesman Hector Gandini said by telephone....
2019-06-15 00:30

Biden, Trump Head To Iowa For Potential 2020 Preview DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After months of jabbing each other from afar, President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden will overlap Tuesday in Iowa, a state that’s critical to their political futures. For Biden, a convincing win in next year’s caucuses ...
2019-06-11 14:30

Trump is trying to 'murder' Huawei when he can just ban it, head of US-China business group says President Donald Trump's restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei are akin to "murder," according to the president of U.S.-China Business Council....
2019-06-11 21:15

Sabre-toothed cats bit rivals in the head and punctured their skulls Two sabre-toothed cat skulls have holes in them that precisely match the cats’ famously long canine teeth, suggesting rival cats bit through the bone...
2019-05-21 15:00

Prehistoric wolf head found perfectly preserved in Russia This might even be too much wolf for Jon Snow. A massive wolf’s head that’s been encased in permafrost for 40,000 years — with its fur and teeth still intact — was discovered in Russia, a report said Tuesday. People scavenging for ivory discovered th...
2019-06-12 07:00

Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election....
2019-05-26 23:30

Severed head of a giant 40,000-year-old wolf discovered in Russia Last summer, a Russian man was strolling along the shore of the local Tirekhtyakh River in Yakutia when he came upon a grisly sight: the severed head of an ancient wolf....
2019-06-12 15:00

Boeing Head Says They Made "Mistake" In 737 Max Plane After Fatal Crashes The head of Boeing Co said on Sunday the U.S. planemaker had made a mistake in implementing a cockpit warning system on the 737 MAX and predicted it would take time to rebuild the confidence of......
2019-06-16 20:30

Officials: 5-year-old shoots toddler in head, uncle charged GRAY, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia home while playing with a gun and now the children’s uncle has been charged. News outlets report the children found the gun in the home Wednesday and were play...
2019-06-14 05:30

Trump taps conservative Ken Cuccinelli to head citizenship agency WASHINGTON — Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped as acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, according to a Departm...
2019-06-11 09:15

Russia Probe Head Robert Mueller To Make First Public Statement Long-silent Special Counsel Robert Mueller will deliver his first public statement on the Russia meddling investigation on Wednesday, as he faces pressure to testify in Congress on his explosive......
2019-05-29 16:45

Voters in Pennsylvania’s 12th District head to the polls in special election Republican state Rep. Fred Keller is favored to best Penn State professor Marc Friedenberg (D) in the heavily Republican district, to which President Trump paid a visit Monday night....
2019-05-21 18:30

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
2019-05-29 17:45

Nadal and Djokovic head French Open cast as Federer returns For the first time in four years the big three in men's tennis will all be present at the French Open, all striving to etch another remarkable storyline in the red Parisian dirt....
2019-05-25 08:15

Head of Ram trucks files whistleblower suit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Reid Bigland, head of U.S. sales and Ram trucks, has sued his own company, claiming it retaliated against him over his cooperation with the SEC.        ...
2019-06-06 05:15

Mercedes head Wolff pays moving tribute to friend Lauda Struggling to deal with his raw emotions Mercedes head of motorsport Toto Wolff said losing his friend Niki Lauda has left him feeling crushed and cast a "huge black cloud" of sadness over motorsport.        ...
2019-05-24 06:15

Fifteen Cornwall head vows to go on as Jamie Oliver's restaurants close LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The head of a restaurant in southwest England set up by Jamie Oliver to train unemployed young people as chefs vowed on Tuesday to "keep the light burning" after the celebrity chef's restaurant chain went into ad...
2019-05-22 02:15

Crew On Japan Tanker Saw 'Flying Object' Before Attack: Company Head The crew of a Japanese-owned tanker hit in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the operator's head said Friday....
2019-06-15 02:00

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governme...
2019-06-14 03:00

Former Baylor head coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school Former Baylor Head Coach Art Briles has been hired to lead an East Texas high school, nearly three years to the day of his firing from the college program....
2019-05-26 02:45

Head of Sudan's military council meets Abu Dhabi crown prince The head of Sudan's military council met Abu Dhabi's crown prince on Sunday, who expressed the United Arab Emirates' support for Sudan as it navigates a transition after the ouster of Omar al-Bashir, Emirates news agency (WAM) reported....
2019-05-26 21:45

Zandra Rhodes: 'If I were Queen, I’d have a permanent mark on my head from always wearing my crown' The designer rivalled royalty with her Elizabethan outfit – one of her own designs – at the Barbican’s opening in 1982I am wearing a look from my Elizabethan collection from 1981. I love it because I wore it to a very memorable event during a very me...
2019-06-04 16:30

NFLPA head sends eerie lockout memo to players: Plan now Prepare. That’s the apparent message coming from NFL Players’ Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, who sent an email advising agents to begin budgeting for a possible season-long work stoppage in 2021. “We are advising players ...
2019-05-29 06:30

Defensive Magic Johnson blasts ESPN’s Lakers report head-on The ESPN spotlight shined on a defensive Magic Johnson Tuesday night, as the former Lakers club president was left to answer for countless allegations laid out in an explosive exposé published by the same outlet’s earlier that morning. “D...
2019-05-29 06:30

Edmonton Oilers hire NHL veteran Dave Tippett as head coach Dave Tippett becomes Edmonton Oilers' ninth coach in the past 11 years and takes over a team that has missed the playoffs 12 of the past 13 seasons.        ...
2019-05-28 23:30

Brazil police charge ex-soccer club head over deadly fire Brazilian police have charged the former president of the Flamingo soccer club with manslaughter for a fire that killed 10 teenage players in February...
2019-06-12 00:45

UPDATE 2-U.S. EPA top career auto official moving to head climate office The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug. 4, an EPA spokesman said on Thursday....
2019-06-07 02:45

Chattanooga staff adds ex-Louisville interim head coach Ward CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Former Louisville interim head coach Lorenzo Ward is heading to the Football Championship Subdivision ranks this season as Chattanooga’s defensive coordinator. New Chattanooga coach Rusty Wright announced Monday that h...
2019-06-04 20:15

Merck's Keytruda wins FDA approval to treat head and neck cancer Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a type of head and neck cancer....
2019-06-11 17:15

Trump's explanation why he blocked Huawei from U.S. supply chain will have you shaking your head Huawei has not had a good week. It started exactly one week ago today when President Donald Trump used an executive order to declare a national emergency against U.S.technology. At the same time, Huawei and 68 affiliates were placed on the Commerce D...
2019-05-24 05:15

Man let massive head tumor grow for 20 years over alleged fear of surgery Surgeons successfully removed an 11-pound tumor from a man’s head after he finally sought help for the mass that had been reportedly growing for 20 years....
2019-05-23 17:30

Germany's SPD head proposes vote on floor leadership after election rout The head of Germany's Social Democrats said on Monday she would propose a vote on her position as leader of the party in parliament, after her decision to stay in coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives was criticized by the party's left....
2019-05-28 01:30

Selma Blair shaves head during ongoing MS battle: ‘Back to my roots’ Selma Blair, who revealed her MS diagnosis in October, took to Instagram this week to share a photo of her young son, Arthur Saint Bleick, shaving her head with an electric razor....
2019-06-15 20:45

U.S. and Mexico plan summit in Washington on Wednesday in bid to head off trade dispute The announcement came after President Trump threatened a series of escalating tariffs unless Mexico stopped the growing flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. border....
2019-06-01 01:15

Border Arrests Surge to Seven-Year High as Mexico Tries to Head Off Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
2019-06-05 21:45

FA head of security warns of trouble before England’s October trip to Prague • Tony Conniford concerned over presence of far-right groups• “Deeply embarrassed” by scenes in Porto during Nations LeagueThe Football Association’s head of security has warned of more trouble when England travel to Prague to play the Czech Republic...
2019-06-08 20:15

MOVES-JPMorgan poaches UBS banker for China equities head role JPMorgan has poached UBS banker David Xu as head of its China equities business, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the U.S. investment bank prepares to launch its majority-owned onshore securities joint venture....
2019-06-05 04:15

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
2019-06-13 06:45

Fed Up Of Abuse, Woman Kills Husband, Walks To Cops With Severed Head The mother of five - two sons and three daughters - allegedly attacked her husband with a machete and walked nearly five kilometres to the nearest police station carrying his severed head in a plastic......
2019-05-30 10:15

Antonio Conte excited for 'new chapter' after being appointed Inter head coach Former Chelsea manager replaces Luciano SpalettiInternazionale fourth in Serie A this seasonFormer Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has been appointed head coach at Internazionale, the Serie A side have announced.The 49-year-old returns to management ha...
2019-05-31 15:30

Conductor Daniel Barenboim to remain head of the Berlin State Opera Despite accusations of bullying, conductor Daniel Barenboim's contract has been extended up to 2027. Beyond the controversy, he is considered one of the most influential stars of the classical music world....
2019-06-04 22:45

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY — The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head, Seth Agata, will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata, who previously worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, served as executive director of the much-criticized J...
2019-05-23 03:45

Goforth Takes On The Incumbent LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Robert Goforth has been described as a bit of a longshot in the Republican race for governor, but he said he is proud of that label. Earlier today, he said that he is confident in his chances and even compared himself t...
2019-05-22 01:15

The TWA Hotel Takes Flight at J.F.K. The last time the Trans World Airlines terminal at Kennedy International Airport saw a weary traveler was 2001. After a $265 million renovation, it’s now the TWA Hotel....
2019-05-21 16:45

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....
2019-05-26 20:15

German Official Says He ‘Cannot Recommend’ Jews Wear Head Coverings in Some Parts of the Country (BERLIN) — Israel’s president said Sunday he is shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home. Felix Klein, the governme...
2019-05-27 05:45

Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van. The post Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van appeared first on LEX18.c...
2019-06-03 15:45

Pompeo and Kushner head to Bilderberg Meeting, a mysterious gathering of the global elite The involvement of key Trump administration members may spark criticism from those who view the meetings as nefarious gatherings of the global elite....
2019-05-30 20:45

Jailed thief who stole £25k in goods from hotel guests caught out by his bald head A thief who stole up to £25,000 worth of belongings in a spate of more than 20 thefts targeting hotel guests at breakfast was given away by his bald head....
2019-06-11 03:15

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz – The night that the boxing world was turned on its head Andy Ruiz’s upset of Anthony Joshua will reverberate through the ages The post Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz – The night that the boxing world was turned on its head appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-03 02:30

Montana man suing cryonics company for $1 million and return of father's frozen head  A Montana man is suing a cryonics company for $1 million and demanding his father's frozen head be returned after the company cremated the rest of his body. ...
2019-06-12 04:30

Germany's anti-Semitism debate raises its head at pro-Palestinian march in Berlin Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel demonstrators peacefully marched in Berlin amid a struggle to define the line between criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. The government urged people to show support for Jews and Israel....
2019-06-01 22:15

Ukraine's president asks parliament to sack foreign, defense ministers, SBU head Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has asked parliament to sack the foreign and defense ministers and the head of the security service SBU, the presidential press service said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 14:45

RPT-FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governme...
2019-06-14 13:45

Head of Virginia governor's medical school knew about racist photo but kept quiet A probe into Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook -- which featured a racist photo of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan garb -- revealed that the school's president, who donated to the Democ...
2019-05-23 15:30

Void Bastards review – gloriously chaotic head-trip into outer space PC; Blue Manchu/Humble BundleGraphic novels and classic anime provide the inspiration for this frenzied and spectacularly smart survival shooterIn space, no one can hear you make catastrophic decisions – and in Void Bastards, you will make plenty. Th...
2019-05-29 16:30

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy head visits ally Cuba for two days Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban government officials on Friday during a trip to Havana in a show of unity even as Cuba is being courted to help resolve the political crisis facing its ally....
2019-06-07 23:30

Apple’s Tim Cook takes dig at Android Speaking at the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 3, Apple CEO Tim Cook compared the iPhone iOS 12 adoption rate of 85 percent to the Android 9 adoption rate of 10 percent....
2019-06-03 22:00

17-year-old takes on a $2 trillion industry Aaron Philip's life has been transformed by becoming the first black, trans, disabled model to sign for a major agency. Since joining the renowned Elite Model Management last September, the 17-year-old has shot editorial for i-D magazine and been nam...
2019-05-28 10:30

First Look At Chandrayaan-2, Takes Off On July 15 For Moon India's second mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, is scheduled to lift off at 2:51 am on July 15 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Space agency ISRO is giving final touches to the 3.8 ton satellite......
2019-06-12 12:30

What it takes to achieve automotive's “Vision Zero” Traditional driving may soon be viewed as archaic. There is a disruptive evolution taking place from human-steered vehicles to autonomous vehicles requiring a holistic ecosystem to spur development and create a monumental, structural transformation o...
2019-06-10 12:45

At $7,500, Does This 2009 Saab 9-3 Combi Have What it Takes? Saab’s long gone as a car company, but they left behind a ton of cool cars like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 9-3. That’s an XWD wagon with an engaging turbo four and a six-speed stick. Could all that kit get you to part with some of your cash cab...
2019-06-13 22:30

Neymar 'takes everything to heart', says Tuchel "Neymar needs to feel close to his team-mates to perform at his best, says his PSG coach Thomas Tuchel - who added that the Brazilian also \"takes everything to heart\"."...
2019-05-29 14:30

NDB: The Brics bank takes shape Over the last 12 months, the New Development Bank has gone from concept to fully fledged lender. It says it wants to be differentiated by its nimbleness and focus on sustainability. Where does it fit in a changing multilateral landscape?...
2019-05-21 14:38

Valentine Takes Over at North Laurel Photo by Lexington Christian Academy North Laurel has hired Nate Valentine away from Lexington Christian to be its next head basketball coach. For Valentine, it’s a chance to go home. The London native will be formally introduced at the school ...
2019-06-08 07:30

Already been to Napa Valley? Next, head south to Mexico's wine country, Valle de Guadalupe Head 75 miles south of Tijuana and discover Mexico's answer to Napa Valley, Valle de Guadalupe, one of the country's most sophisticated destinations.        ...
2019-06-06 17:01

Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson gets hit in head by Kansas City Royals pitcher as rivalry grows Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson got the last laugh against the Kansas City Royals – once again – after getting hit in the head by a pitch during a game....
2019-05-31 01:15

A Black Teen Was Going Through a Mental Health Crisis. Wisconsin Police Ended Up Punching Him in the Head Madison, Wisc., police officers were called to the home of a 17-year-old boy last week because he was experiencing a mental health crisis. The encounter ended with officers tackling the child, placing a bag over his head, and punching the teen, who i...
2019-06-10 19:15

CBOE Names John F. Deters Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has appointed John F. Deters as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives. Deters, 42, is based in Chicago and repo...
2019-05-23 04:45

Ex-State Department head of diplomatic security 'surprised' by Hillary Clinton's private email use The official in charge of protecting State Department staff said he was "surprised" to learn that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address to conduct government business....
2019-05-30 02:45

WRAPUP 3-Australia cuts rates as global cbanks move to head off trade shocks Australia cut interest rates to a record low on Tuesday as a worsening trade war between Beijing and Washington raises recession risks for the world economy and pushes major central banks into what could be a global monetary easing cycle....
2019-06-04 10:30

Sheriff’s deputy in Fort Worth, Texas, dies after found with ‘significant’ head injuries A sheriff’s deputy with 19 years on the job died Friday night after being found with “significant injuries to his head” following a shooting in Fort Worth, Texas, according to reports....
2019-06-15 13:45

Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations with the opposition KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations with the opposition. The post Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations wit...
2019-06-05 14:00

Dean Smith mixes personal pain with pride as Aston Villa head to Wembley The manager who used to sweep the steps of the Holte End has his eyes on a Premier League return as his side face DerbyIt was a moment to cut through the hyperbolic noise surrounding the Championship play-off final. All the talk about the richest gam...
2019-05-27 14:15

Head of NOAA says 5G deployment could set weather forecasts back 40 years. The wireless industry denies it. Both sides agree that American advancement and leadership in 5G is critical, but talks break down when it comes to the acceptable level of interference....
2019-05-24 00:15

Lionel Messi edges out Cristiano Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is the world's highest paid athlete earning £100m in the past 12 months, according to the Forbes top 100 ranking....
2019-06-12 00:15

Milwaukee Brewers' Jeremy Jeffress narrowly dodges line drive heading for his head Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress avoided nearly having his head torn off by a screaming liner back to the mound and made a fantastic catch during Monday’s game against the Minnesota Twins....
2019-05-28 16:30

Cornel West says Biden needs to get off 'symbolic crack pipe' or black voters will head to Trump Harvard University Professor Cornel West said Tuesday that former Vice President Joe Biden “needs to get off his symbolic crack pipe” or he’ll lose black voters to President Trump in the 2020 election....
2019-05-29 15:45

California police defend placing ‘spit mask’ over boy’s head after video sparks outrage Sacramento attorney Mark T. Harris said he is considering a lawsuit on behalf of the youth and his mother against the city, the security guard, and an employee at a nearby restaurant who he said also helped detain the boy....
2019-05-24 06:30

Everything you need to know about Rammstein as long-awaited tour takes off A new album and the beginning of the legendary band's Europe Stadium Tour mark a new chapter for the band. But why the fascination for these shock rockers?...
2019-05-27 18:01

Berlin takes a new approach to the Three Seas Initiative Germany is begun to show support for the eastern European initiative. President Steinmeier is traveling to Ljubljana to meet with the group, as the region has come into the geopolitical focus of major powers....
2019-06-06 02:15

Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to push the company to raise its minimum wage, the latest sign that the retail giant can’t fully shake a reputation—in some quarters—as a bad place to work....
2019-06-06 00:45

| Barker takes round one lead at Sun City Kyle Barker carded a near-perfect six-under-par 66 to take to the summit of the leaderboard after the opening round of this year’s Sun City Challenge....
2019-06-05 22:45

A truck without a cab and driver takes to the road in Sweden A truck without a cab or driver is now being tested on a public road in Sweden, mixing with other traffic as it moves goods around an industrial zone....
2019-06-04 23:30

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" based in Iran. According to the company, the individuals responsible pretended to be located in the US a...
2019-05-29 02:45

Here's why your iPhone takes longer to charge in summer Have you noticed that your iPhone -- this also applies to most other smartphones and tablets too -- takes longer to charge during summer? Here's why, along with what you can do about it....
2019-06-11 02:00

Bill O'Brien's Going To Get His Way In Houston No Matter How Many GMs It Takes From the outside, it sure looked like Brian Gaine was doing a good job. When he was hired as Texans GM in January of 2018, the Texans’ roster was so expensive and such a mess that they were giving away draft picks just to get rid of some of their wor...
2019-06-08 17:15

Chaves takes battling Stage 19 win in the Dolomites "Colombian Esteban Chaves took an emotional Stage 19 win at San Martino di Castrozza after soloing clear from the day’s break on the final climb, as Richard Carapaz retained the pink jersey ahead of the decisive final day in the mountains."...
2019-05-31 21:45

Tuchel exclusive: Neymar takes everything to heart "Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel joined Eurosport Germany at Roland Garros - and discussed his two star strikers, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe."...
2019-05-29 14:30

Dangerous #VacuumChallenge Takes Internet by Storm After the Kiki challenge, the 'Bin bag challenge' or 'Vacuum challenge' has resurfaced on the Internet as a new craze among users on Twitter and Instagram....
2019-06-03 13:45

New mansion tax takes effect in New York on July 1 Two giant real estate deals were announced in New York City, sparking hope of a potential rebound in luxury Manhattan real estate, but a closer look reveals there may be trouble on the horizon. CNBC's Robert Frank reports....
2019-06-07 05:15

Defendant takes stand in humanitarian aid trial TUCSON – Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, took the stand Thursday in his federal trial. Warren faces three felony charges for harboring and conspiring to transport two undocumented immigrants at a home ca...
2019-06-07 03:45

D-Day still takes an emotional toll on vets, 75 years on SOUTHWICK, England (AP) — The night before the D-Day landings, Leonard “Ted” Emmings and his shipmates on a Royal Navy landing craft learned their mission was to ferry 36 Canadian troops to Juno Beach, a stretch of Normandy coast fortifie...
2019-05-30 14:45

Dreaming of climbing Mount Everest? This is what it takes Physical training and tens of thousands of dollars are just a few of the things adventure-seekers need to conquer Mount Everest. Experts say it takes much more than that to check it off your bucket list....
2019-05-29 03:45

Oil Demand Takes a Hit From Cooling Economic Growth A cooling global economy could mean slower oil demand growth in 2019 even while oil producers maintain plentiful supply, the International Energy Agency said....
2019-06-14 14:15

Cycling: Polanc takes overall Giro lead Slovenian Jan Polanc seized the leader's pink jersey at the Giro d'Italia on Thursday as Cesare Benedetti claimed victory on the first mountainous stage on this year's route....
2019-05-23 21:15

Hamilton takes Monaco GP pole; another bad day for Ferrari Lewis Hamilton beat teammate Valtteri Bottas to take pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix, while Ferrari slipped down the grid after another error-strewn performance        ...
2019-05-25 16:30

Japan Derby upset, final preps for Epsom head global Thoroughbred racing news The Investec Derby preparations are all but final, and weekend racing from Ireland to France put some shape to fast-approaching Royal Ascot. there. Exultant is done for season after G1 win in Hong Kong....
2019-05-28 19:30

Watch Miley Cyrus' Trent Reznor-approved "Head Like A Hole" cover from Black Mirror Black Mirror’s newest entries have arrived, and, as one might expect, they came with some tunes from Miley Cyrus, star of new episode “Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too.” In it, Cyrus plays Ashley O, a bubblegummy pop star whose path to fame was blazed wit...
2019-06-05 19:30

Afghanistan Soccer Head Banned For Life For Sexually Abusing Women's National Team Players FIFA’s ethics committee has found Keramuudin Karim, former President of the Afghanistan Football Federation, guilty of sexually and physically abusing multiple members of the women’s national team. Karim is now banned for life from all international ...
2019-06-08 17:15

David Cameron takes job with US artificial intelligence firm Former UK prime minister to chair advisory board of Washington-based AfinitiDavid Cameron has taken a job as chair of a US artificial intelligence firm’s advisory board, it was announced on Friday.The former prime minister “will be responsible for cu...
2019-06-01 00:01

Bottas takes pole at Spanish GP ahead of Hamilton Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas took pole position for a third straight race after topping qualifying at the Spanish GP on Saturday with a track record        ...
2019-05-21 14:31

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets 'with the people' Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic church....
2019-06-13 21:45

Deep field takes aim at dethroning defending champion U.S. The Women's World Cup will be the biggest yet, and the hardest to win. Nearly half of the 24 entrants have a shot to replace the United States as champion....
2019-06-05 05:30

NCAA takes pep out of cheerleading company Varsity Brands The governing body for college sports has stunted the growth of cheerleading company Varsity Brands, owned by private equity company Bain Capital. For the past six years, Varsity Brands, which profits from cheerleading in high school and beyond, has ...
2019-06-04 06:45

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
2019-05-28 15:30

It Takes Real Skills to Be a Fake Stephen Curry Two basketball impersonators, Brandon Armstrong and Maxim Peranidze, give their insights into the fledgling world of sports comedy that has brought them fame....
2019-05-31 19:15

After RBI Action Against Manipur, Biren Singh Takes Over Key Departments Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh reshuffled the state cabinet to take over the key departments of finance, public works and power today, a day after the Reserve Bank of India directed nationalised......
2019-06-13 19:15

Marquez wins Catalunya GP after Lorenzo takes out rivals "MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won his home Grand Prix of Catalunya on Sunday after Honda team mate Jorge Lorenzo fell and took out the Spaniard\u0027s main rivals in a mass crash."...
2019-06-16 20:01

Teacher takes in foster child to help him get kidney transplant When a Colorado boy in foster care was bumped off the list to receive a kidney transplant due to a lack of stable housing, one teacher decided to step in to help his former student. The seventh-grader now expects to receive a new kidney within the ne...
2019-06-01 02:15

Woodland takes 1-shot lead into Sunday at Pebble Justin Rose enters the final round of the U.S. Open in second place. Brooks Koepka is in third, four shots back at 7 under along with Chez Reavie and Louis Oosthuizen....
2019-06-16 13:45

Woodland takes 1-shot lead over Rose in US Open Pebble and pressure all that stands in the way of Woodland, Rose and perhaps another US Open title for Koepka        ...
2019-06-16 08:15

Greinke takes no-hitter into 7th, Diamondbacks beat Nats 5-0 WASHINGTON (AP) — Zack Greinke took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Washington Nationals 5-0 on Thursday night. Alex Avila and Jarrod Dyson homered for Arizona, which has won seven of eight. Greinke (8-2) pit...
2019-06-14 05:30

Belgium takes back six Islamic State children Six Belgian children of Islamic State members were brought back to Belgium on Friday from camps in Syria where U.S.-backed militia are holding thousands of militants and their family members....
2019-06-15 00:30

Monetary policy: Argentina takes its bitter medicine Another financial crisis has rocked the country. As it slips into what could be a deep recession, time is running out to achieve the recovery that could create the conditions for a pro-market candidate to win next year’s presidential elections....
2019-05-21 15:00

Minnesota boy, 4, takes great-grandfather’s car for joyride for candy The mixture of peanut butter and chocolate is an unrelenting mistress. A 4-year-old Minnesota boy with a hankering for some candy on Tuesday apparently couldn’t wait to get the sweet treats, and instead took matters into his own small hands, &#...
2019-06-14 03:15

ArcelorMittal takes the knife to European steel output again ArcelorMittal underlined the problems facing the European steel industry when it cut production for the second time this month, blaming weak demand and high imports....
2019-05-29 14:30

Golf: Molinari takes a hike but still U.S. Open contention They come from around the world to play Pebble Beach and enjoy the seaside layout's spectacular vistas but Italy's Francesco Molinari saw far more than he wanted in a costly second round U.S. Open hike on Friday....
2019-06-15 02:15

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected debit card, it said on Thursday....
2019-06-14 02:15

Crime-fighting botanist takes down murderers using plants Jane Bock helps to solve homicides by identifying things like the origin of blades of grass on a shoe or the chewed-up remains of a victim’s last meal...
2019-05-21 15:00

The Latest: Halep takes just 55 minutes to reach 4th round The latest from the French Open: Simona Halep's title defense remains on track following a methodical 6-2, 6-1 third-round win over 27th-seeded Lesia Tsurenko that lasted just 55 minutes        ...
2019-06-01 15:15

Florida thief takes blowtorch to ATM, welds it shut instead Authorities say two Florida burglars thought they were clever when they used a blowtorch to break into an ATM machine, but they never hit the jackpot....
2019-06-04 23:15

Revolution takes too long to arrive on The Handmaid’s Tale Hulu’s trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale season three promises that we’ll “witness the birth of a revolution.” The website explains that the season is “driven by June’s resistance to the dystopian regime of Gilead and her struggle to strike back agains...
2019-05-29 16:45

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. One by one,......
2019-05-28 13:45

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now reporting directly to him....
2019-06-08 01:00

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
2019-05-24 03:15

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
2019-05-22 02:45

The majority of consumers are wildly wrong about what it takes to get a mortgage The majority of consumers think it is much harder to qualify for a home loan than it actually is, according to a recent Fannie Mae survey of more than 3,000 people....
2019-06-11 21:15

Vestas takes aim at cheaper U.S. wind power with new turbine Vestas on Tuesday launched a wind turbine targeting the U.S. market, aiming to simplify how they are built and cut costs further for the renewable energy source....
2019-05-22 02:00

AMC to rethink Georgia filming if abortion law takes effect ATLANTA — The network behind a show that’s become part of Georgia’s pop-culture fiber says it will “reevaluate” its activity in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect. “The Walking Dead” is an economic po...
2019-06-06 13:30

Forecasts Call for a Normal Hurricane Season, but ‘It Only Takes One’ Government forecasters predict as many as fifteen named storms, and as many as four major hurricanes, during the season which begins June 1 and stretches to Nov. 30...
2019-05-23 21:30

Big Indy 500 Crash Takes Five Cars Out, Red Flag Ensues A late race contretemps between Sebastien Bourdais and Graham Rahal ended in tears and an angry Rahal, and three cars behind crashed in the check-up. Entering the third turn, Rahal was going for a pass on Bourdais up the inside. While he didn’t have ...
2019-05-27 00:45

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian von der Mark writes....
2019-05-23 22:30

Another Triple Crown surprise: Sir Winston takes Belmont NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Winston gave the Triple Crown another unexpected turn, rallying to capture the Belmont Stakes on Saturday in a 10-1 upset. The win gave trainer Mark Casse the final two jewels in the showcase for 3-year-old thoroughbreds. He won t...
2019-06-09 04:15

Monaco F2: Hubert takes first win in photo finish with Deletraz Reigning GP3 Series champion and Renault Formula 1 junior Anthoine Hubert earned his first Formula 2 victory in Monaco by fending off Haas protege Louis Deletraz...
2019-05-25 18:45

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay’s Maka people MARIANO ROQUE ALONSO, Paraguay (AP) — For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, iso...
2019-05-24 06:45

Barty has what it takes to lift French Open trophy Ashleigh Barty has all the tools to become the first Australian woman in 46 years to win the French Open title when she faces fearless Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova on Saturday....
2019-06-08 00:15

Charles Barkley takes aim at Drake: I’d ‘knock the hell’ out of him Greek Freak, take heed: Charles Barkley has a plan for that pesky Toronto Raptors superfan. The outspoken NBA great gave a possible gameplan for Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo when the team heads back for Game 6 on Saturday in Toronto, where Drake ...
2019-05-24 15:45

Germany's 'Die Partei' takes satire to the European parliament After lampooning Germany's traditional parties in the EU elections, the satirical party "Die Partei" is sending two representatives to Brussels. But when things get serious, where do the jokes end and the politics start?...
2019-06-07 22:45

VW takes ‘progressive path’ with highly idealistic ad campaign VW set the stage for the highly idealistic campaign with an attention-grabbing spot that debuted last week featuring the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” ...
2019-06-11 20:45

In Maldivian Parliament, PM Modi Takes Veiled Dig At Pak Over Terrorism State sponsorship of terrorism is the biggest threat the world is facing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an address at the Maldivian Parliament today, in an apparent reference to Pakistan. PM......
2019-06-08 18:15

Police: Woman shoots man, takes him on a drive as he dies GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Police say a Mississippi woman shot a man, put him in her vehicle and drove at least an hour before taking him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Gulfport police have charged 20-year-old Breanna McClendon of Hattiesbu...
2019-06-10 19:15

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka people For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighbor...
2019-05-24 07:45

Trump takes to Twitter to keep bashing Pelosi, Schumer Shortly after bolting from a meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on infrastructure, President Trump was back on Twitter condemning the Democratic leaders. “So sad that Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer will never be able to see or understand the...
2019-05-22 22:15

Saturday: #ImpeachTrump Day of Action takes off, 133 events nationwide Saturday’s planned #ImpeachTrump Day of Action has expanded greatly in the past week with over 100 events now set around the nation to call for House impeachment hearings against President Trump....
2019-06-11 20:30

AMC says it will ‘reevaluate’ filming in Georgia if abortion law takes effect AMC Networks calls the abortion legislation "highly restrictive" and says in a statement it will be closely watching what's likely to be "a long and complicated fight" over the law....
2019-06-06 07:00

UPDATE 1-Mexico takes aim at former Pemex CEO in fight against graft Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it had blocked the bank accounts of the former chief executive of state oil firm Pemex, one of ex-President Enrique Pena Nieto's closest advisers, for allegedly carrying out "illegal" financial operations....
2019-05-28 05:30

Madonna takes on frightening world with new album 'Madame X' Gun control, poverty and the marginalized, Madonna's new album "Madame X" sees the Queen of Pop wanting to "fight back" in what she sees as a frightening modern world....
2019-06-13 14:15

'The Division 2' takes players back to New York in its upcoming DLC Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is not even two months old but Ubisoft laid out its year one plans for the action shooter RPG at E3 today. We already knew three additional episodes were coming via DLC, but a first look trailer revealed some of the l...
2019-06-11 08:30

The last 'Splatoon 2' Splatfest takes place July 18th It's once again time to wave goodbye to a Splatoon game as you know it -- Nintendo has revealed that Splatoon 2's last Splatfest will start on July 18th. This "Final Fest" will run for a lengthy 72 hours and ask players to support Chaos or...
2019-06-10 03:30

Hamilton takes controversial win in Canada after Vettel penalty Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix for Mercedes in controversial fashion on Sunday after Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel crossed the finish line first but was given a five-second penalty....
2019-06-10 03:45

Pirates Announcer Takes A Few Awkward Stumbles To The Dog Whistle The Pirates played the Braves last night, and in the fourth inning Pittsburgh pitcher Steven Brault hit Braves slugger Ronald Acuña Jr. on the elbow with a fastball. In response to this wholly unremarkable occurrence, Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass ...
2019-06-05 22:30

New commander takes on corruption "mess" in Afghan police Afghanistan's new police chief Khoshal Sadat has one of the hardest jobs in the country - rooting out abuses and bringing new energy to a force that for years has been used as a cash machine by corrupt politicians....
2019-06-04 16:30

BJP Takes Big Lead In Karnataka, Congress-JDS Stares At Collapse The BJP has taken a huge lead in the national election in Karnataka over the Congress and Janata Dal Secular alliance, which took power in the state exactly a year ago. The BJP was ahead in 23 of the......
2019-05-23 08:15

Sinan Ozkok Takes Over As New President Of Nissan India Sinan will be responsible for all functions in India including sales and marketing, research and development and manufacturing, for both Nissan and Datsun brands....
2019-06-11 01:15

| Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers moved freely and trade thrived....
2019-05-21 23:15

Finding Common Ground: 5 Times Harry Potter And Voldemort Agreed That For The Sorting Hat, Being Put On A Kid’s Head Probably Felt Like Using A Bidet The Boy Who Lived and He Who Shall Not Be Named were certainly at odds in most respects, but that doesn’t mean they disagreed on everything. Here are five times Harry Potter and Voldemort agreed that for the Sorting Hat, being put on a kid’s head pro...
2019-05-21 15:00

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have trouble getting traditional loans....
2019-05-21 16:15

Alternative saloon showdown: New Volvo S60 takes on Alfa, Peugeot and Kia When you want something more audacious than an Audi and more B-road friendly than a Beemer, where do you turn? The Volvo S60 joins the growing ranks of family-friendly four and five-door models that buck the class norms, but does it come out on top...
2019-06-15 10:15

Scott Parel shoots 9-under 63, takes 2-stroke lead in Iowa Scott Parel matched the course record with a 9-under 63 to take a two-shot lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Principal Charity Classic        ...
2019-06-02 07:15

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would prohibit the procedure almost entirely....
2019-05-21 14:45

Jason Schwartzman bravely takes on Big Bird on Lip Sync Battle We all have our favorite epic Lip Sync Battles to look back on: Sir Ben Kingsley versus John Cho, Jimmy Fallon against Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Devil Wears Prada foes (and real-life friends) Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt. But this week LSB aims for...
2019-05-29 23:30

On fire Woodland takes U.S. Open lead, Tiger fumes Gary Woodland shot out of the U.S. Open woodwork with an error-free six-under 65 to steal the halfway lead from Justin Rose on Friday, while a fuming Tiger Woods insisted he was still in the ball game after a bogey-bogey finish....
2019-06-15 08:30

Mexico women's cricket team takes shot at success You'd be hard-pressed to trace cricket's history south of the border, but a group of Mexican women in the country's capital have patched together a revival in the hopes of writing the next chapter....
2019-05-24 10:30

Admiral Karambir Singh Takes Charge As New Navy Chief Before being appointed as the Navy Chief, Karambir Singh served as the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam....
2019-05-31 16:30

Lee6 takes 1-shot lead after 2nd round of ShopRite Classic Jeongeun Lee6 made a 4-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole to grab a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the ShopRite LPGA Classic        ...
2019-06-09 02:15

Ashok Chavan Takes Responsibility For Congress's Debacle In Maharashtra In Maharashtra, which sends 48 members to the Lok Sabha, the BJP emerged victorious in one seat and was leading in 22 other seats while the Sena was ahead in 18 seats....
2019-05-23 16:15

Carapaz strengthens grip on pink as Peters takes surprise first pro win "Pink jersey Richard Carapaz added a handful of seconds to his overall lead on his 26th birthday as Frenchman Nans Peters pulled off a surprise win from the breakaway in Stage 16 of the Giro d’Italia."...
2019-05-29 20:45

Motor racing: Alonso takes second Le Mans win and title with Toyota Double Formula One champion Fernando Alonso struck lucky and won the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race for the second year in a row on Sunday with Toyota team mates Kazuki Nakajima and Switzerland's Sebastien Buemi....
2019-06-16 17:00

Moby takes the hint for once and cancels the rest of his book tour For weeks we have been subjected to nuggets of Moby’s personal life via unsolicited excerpts from his creepy-ass second memoir, Then It Falls Apart. One story involved Natalie Portman, who he claimed to have dated when she was 20 years old. Portman c...
2019-05-29 23:30

Loving homes needed after PACC takes in more than 100 pets Tuesday TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center is in need of loving homes after the shelter took in 124 pets Tuesday. According to PACC, the facility currently has 664 pets in need of homes, with several of the animals expecting to have puppies and kittens i...
2019-05-29 21:45

Motorcycling: Marquez wins Catalunya GP after Lorenzo takes out rivals MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won his home Grand Prix of Catalunya on Sunday after Honda team mate Jorge Lorenzo fell and took out the Spaniard's main rivals in a mass crash....
2019-06-16 15:45

Samsung's rollable display phone takes shape in a patent If you thought that Samsung will be done and dusted with wacky designs when it finally releases the Galaxy Fold to the general public, you'd be sorely mistaken. A new patent filing has been discovered by LetsGoDigital, and a few renders based on it a...
2019-06-11 16:30

Alonso fails to qualify as Pagenaud takes Indy pole "Former Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso narrowly failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday as France\u0027s Simon Pagenaud took pole position for the May 26 race."...
2019-05-21 14:38

Australia's central bank takes 'responsibilty' for note typo Millions of A$50 ($35) banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing typographical error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and circulated....
2019-05-21 14:38

Disney CEO says it will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state....
2019-05-30 19:30

A downright confusing episode of Jessica Jones takes some odd swerves Gregory Sallinger has a law degree. That’s about all the justification we’re given for why Jessica is adamant about treating his case differently than pretty much every other case we’ve ever seen her handle. Just a few episodes ago, she was pinning A...
2019-06-15 23:30

Loving homes needed after PACC takes in 10 fighting roosters TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center is in need of single-rooster homes or rescues after 10 cockerels were put in their care. According to PACC, the roosters were confiscated after authorities discovered that they were being trained to participate ...
2019-06-01 04:00

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately. In turn, Disney and Comcast have entered a...
2019-05-21 14:37

Zendaya Takes You Inside Her Outdoor Oasis in Vogue's 73 Questions Welcome to Zendaya's home! The 22-year-old actress gave fans a tour of her California pad's outdoor oasis on Friday in a new episode of Vogue's 73 Questions.......
2019-06-01 04:30

Police pull gun on couple after 4-year-old takes doll from store A couple in Arizona are suing the state for $10m (£8m) after a police officer pulled a gun on them over their daughter's alleged theft of a doll from a dollar store....
2019-06-16 14:30

Brittany Force takes No. 1 spot at NHRA Southern Nationals Brittany Force took the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel in the Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway        ...
2019-05-21 14:31

Poland, US conclude takes on higher American troop presence WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An aide to Polish President Andrzej Duda says that negotiations to increase the U.S. military presence in Poland have concluded and were a success. The comments came days before Duda’s visit in Washington with President Do...
2019-06-10 19:15

Couple Takes Baby Pictures with Supercharger After Mom Pressures Them for Grandchildren This week, car fans Brayden Tomicic and his wife Payton welcomed into the world little baby “Eaton,” who, an astute scientist could argue, is anatomically less of a human and more of a supercharger....
2019-05-23 03:30

Verlander takes share of majors’ wins lead, shuts down A’s OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Justin Verlander struck out eight over eight innings and moved into a share of the major league lead with his ninth win, pitching the Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Saturday night. Verlander (9-2), who had a f...
2019-06-02 07:15

BJP Takes Over Darjeeling Local Body After 17 Councillors Switch Sides The BJP on Saturday gained control of Darjeeling's municipal body after seventeen Gorkha Janmukti Morcha councillors switched over to the party, giving it the majority in the 32-strong assembly....
2019-06-08 18:15

Disney CEO: ‘I rather doubt we will’ film in Georgia if new abortion law takes effect Bob Iger on Georgia's new abortion law: "I think many people who work for us will not want to work there, and we will have to heed their wishes in that regard."...
2019-05-30 05:15

BJP Takes Aim At "Student" Prashant Kishor Vs "Principal" Amit Shah Taking a dig at TMC chief Mamata Banerjee for engaging election strategist Prashant Kishor for the 2021 West Bengal assembly polls, the BJP said he is not a "bigger" strategist than its president Amit......
2019-06-08 18:15

Lizzie Deignan takes Women's Tour glory by two seconds British rider holds off Katarzyna Niewiadom to winAmy Pieters sprints home in concluding sixth stageLizzie Deignan took victory in the Women’s Tour after pipping Katarzyna Niewiadoma by just two seconds, the smallest winning margin in the race’s hist...
2019-06-15 16:45

Vettel takes pole position ahead of Hamilton at Canadian GP Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel produced a stunning final lap to clinch pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday        ...
2019-06-09 01:30

Total takes on Toshiba's U.S. LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out Total will take over Toshiba's U.S. liquefied natural gas business and get $800 million cash from the Japanese group as part of the deal, the companies said on Saturday, weeks after attempts to sell it to a Chinese buyer fell through....
2019-06-01 12:30

The race for Downing Street: Does anyone have what it takes to beat Boris Johnson? Today is crunch time in the Tory leadership contest — and Boris Johnson is storming into the lead. As nominations close, Julian Glover asks if anyone has what it takes to beat him....
2019-06-11 03:15

Motor racing: Alonso takes second Le Mans 24 Hours win with Toyota Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso won the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race for the second year in a row on Sunday with Toyota team mates Kazuki Nakajima and Switzerland's Sebastien Buemi....
2019-06-16 15:45

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an overdose....
2019-05-24 13:15

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving preliminary approval to a law to dissolve itself....
2019-05-27 23:30

It Takes 2 Months To Climb Mount Everest. A US Climber Did It In 2 Weeks. Nearly as difficult as summiting Mount Everest for Roxanne Vogel was coordinating in a mere number of hours her trip home, a task like something out of a "Mission Impossible" movie mixed with......
2019-05-29 03:30

Lady Gaga takes on 'Camp' at Met Gala in gowns, underwear Pop superstar Lady Gaga made a grand entrance at New York's annual Met Gala on Monday, wearing a voluminous bright pink dress that she shed on the red carpet to reveal three other outfits layered underneath, including a bra and underwear, her interpr...
2019-05-21 17:15

Belgian loot box decision takes down some of Nintendo’s mobile games An example of the randomized hero summons in Fire Emblem Heroes Nintendo has become the latest publisher affected by a 2018 decision by Belgium's Gaming Commission to treat games with randomized loot boxes as an illegal form of gambling. The publish...
2019-05-22 19:30

Ron Howard says he will move production if Georgia abortion law takes effect Filmmaker Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer have joined the list of Hollywood stars who say they will boycott Georgia after the state's governor signed the controversial "heartbeat bill" into law....
2019-05-21 21:00

| Adam Yates takes Criterium yellow as Froome seriously injured British rider Adam Yates moved in to the overall lead at the Criterium du Dauphine as Chris Froome was seriously injured in a practice run before time trial stage....
2019-06-12 19:30

Netflix to 'rethink' investment in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it would "rethink" its film and television production investment in Georgia if a new law severely restricting abortion in the state is implemented, but will continue to work there for now....
2019-05-28 22:15

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people, but a top Republican lawmaker immediately pushed back on a plan he called "hasty and suspect."...
2019-06-04 21:45

It only takes two words for Chase Utley to re-live Mets hate Chase Utley has a new job, but the same goal: Upset Mets fans. Utley recently started as a studio analyst with SportsNet LA, and Tuesday night he sat down for an interview to exchange perspectives with John Hartung on this year’s season. Utley was as...
2019-06-13 01:30

It takes at least 4 years to apply for divorce in Ireland. Will voters change that? In Ireland, people can only apply for a divorce after living separately from their spouse for four out of the previous five years. Those in the process of separating say the wait time wreaks havoc on their well-being....
2019-05-21 23:15

Women’s World Cup: Caroline Weir takes inspiration from takeaway art Scotland midfielder with a mural of her on a wall in Dunfermline says ‘the attention we’re getting is a bit mad’There are many reasons to visit the Côte d’Azur, but art surely ranks among the top 10 with the assorted galleries affording tourists plen...
2019-06-09 06:00

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in American court...
2019-05-28 18:15

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, anti-Semitism German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, though, she has sat down with CNN's Christiane Amanpour....
2019-05-28 18:01

Matador takes bull horn up the butt in grisly video He really busted his butt in the bullring. Gruesome video captures the moment a bull gets revenge on a matador — thrusting a horn up his backside and leaving him with a 10-inch wound to his rectum that almost killed him. French matador Juan Leal, 26,...
2019-05-28 00:15

Canada takes a first step towards ratifying trade deal with U.S., Mexico Canada took a first step toward ratifying a new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Ottawa to discuss passage of the treaty....
2019-05-28 03:45

Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in U.S. courts....
2019-05-28 16:30

This Lunch Quest exclusive takes kid skaters on a magical adventure Koyama Press always makes sure to include some kid-friendly releases in its publishing slate, and these books tend to be some of the more imaginative, unusual kid comics that offer plenty for adults to enjoy. Chris Kuzma’s Lunch Quest is one of those...
2019-06-05 19:30

As developer toolchains consolidate, Microsoft takes pole position Developers may be tiring of siloed, best-of-breed solutions and are increasingly looking to vendors to pull disparate tools together, giving Microsoft an edge....
2019-06-05 15:45

Belgium takes back six orphaned Islamic State children: SDF Belgium has taken back six orphaned children of Islamic State members from Syria, the U.S.-backed militia which is holding thousands of militants and their family members said late on Thursday....
2019-06-14 09:30

Great-grandfather takes Burger King obsession to his grave He’s headed to the great fast food joint in the sky. A great-grandfather from England was so obsessed with Burger King that his dying wish was to be buried with a bacon double cheeseburger. The hearse carrying Leonard Durkin, who died late last month...
2019-06-12 01:45

Ford 'Mach-E' electric crossover takes aim for Tesla Model Y Blue Oval's first bespoke battery-electric car will be unveiled later this year before 2020 on-sale date Ford is poised to reveal what could be its most crucial (and controversial) model yet: an all-electric, Mustang-inspired crossover. Due to go on...
2019-05-21 15:15

CBOE Holdings Takes Minority Ownership Stake In CurveGlobal CHICAGO, IL -- October 16, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it made a minority investment in CurveGlobal, a new interest rate derivatives venture of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and a number of major dealer ba...
2019-05-22 12:15

Hollywood takes on iconic racing story in ‘Ford v Ferrari' Academy Award winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in the film based on the true story of American car designer Carroll Shelby and British-born driver Ken Miles, who teamed up to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Co....
2019-06-03 20:30

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notice....
2019-05-25 16:15

Ted Cruz Takes On YouTube With Impotent Threats and Brain Worms Throwing his arms around a far-right provocateur whose shtick includes labeling political adversaries “queers” and “fags,” Senator Ted Cruz on Thursday tweeted a rebuke of YouTube over the company’s belated decision to take action against Steven Cro...
2019-06-07 02:30

Assistant Robert Farrell takes over Rutgers track and field PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Associate head coach Robert Farrell is taking over Rutgers’ track and field programs. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Tuesday that Farrell will serve as director of track and field and cross country. Long-time coac...
2019-06-12 04:15

UK's Hammond takes case for digital sales tax to G20 meeting in Japan Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said he would press the Group of 20 leading economies this weekend to introduce a global tax on the revenues of online giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon ....
2019-06-07 02:45

The Enemy of the People review: CNN's Jim Acosta takes Trump's bait again CNN’s White House chief is the president’s favourite sparring partner. His book is revealing on both sides of the battleIn Donald Trump’s self-manufactured reality, disdain for journalists and affinity for autocrats are among few constants. By the sa...
2019-06-12 00:15

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that m...
2019-05-29 06:45

Aladdin review – live-action remake really takes flight Guy Ritchie’s adaptation is lively, colourful and genuinely funny – making only judicious tweaks to the original, it’s thankfully not a whole new worldThe scimitars are out for Disney’s live-action Aladdin, what with the enduring fondness for the ori...
2019-05-22 12:15

Ukraine parliament takes aim at president's election reform plan Parliament dealt an early blow to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to Ukraine's voting system before a snap national election, which the speaker said lawmakers would seek to annul....
2019-05-22 19:45

Voters head to polls with expectation of ‘peaceful, free and fair' elections: UN News special report from Guinea-Bissau After months of preparation by hundreds of national and international officials, including the United Nations, around 760,000 registered voters from Guinea-Bissau headed to the polls on Sunday to choose new members of the National Assembly.  ...
2019-05-21 20:15

Robbie Williams takes stake in college, sings mentoring's praises Pop singer Robbie Williams, a judge on Britain's "The X Factor" television show last year, is taking a stake in a performing arts college as he looks to mentor more "jazz hand people" like him....
2019-06-13 20:15

Barcelona MotoGP: Marquez wins; Lorenzo takes out Dovizioso, Rossi MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez dominated the Catalan Grand Prix at Barcelona, after a crash for his Honda team-mate Jorge Lorenzo took Andrea Dovizioso and the two factory Yamahas out...
2019-06-16 20:30

Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen takes risk on big-name high school pitcher Brodie Van Wagenen isn’t taking a conservative approach to his first draft with the Mets. The first-year general manager took a big swing to kick off the second day of the MLB draft, selecting highly regarded pitcher Matthew Allan of Seminole High Sc...
2019-06-05 14:15

Danilo Petrucci takes maiden MotoGP victory in thrilling Italian GP Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci secured his maiden MotoGP victory on home soil at Mugello after edging out Marc Marquez at the conclusion of a thrilling Italian Grand Prix...
2019-06-02 15:30

City of Port Moody takes bold strides toward climate action Acting Mayor Meghan Lahti and Coun. Amy Lubik want to declare a climate emergency in the city, something that Lubik says is necessary with the geographical build of Port Moody....
2019-06-11 01:30

Brad Pitt takes to the stars in first trailer for James Gray's Ad Astra James Gray left us stunned with his 2017 adventure flick The Lost City Of Z, so the numerous delays to his anticipated space drama Ad Astra, one of our most anticipated films of the year, hit us like hurtling asteroids. Now, however, the film has a ...
2019-06-05 17:15

Khloe Kardashian takes superfan to prom, proving dreams really do come true Khloe Kardashian and her high-school fan took photos posing on the lawn, putting on a corsage and in front of the prom backdrop, where she kissed him.        ...
2019-06-03 00:30

Google takes pre-orders for game streaming service launching November Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday opened pre-orders for its game streaming service, which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games from at least 21 publishers including Electronic Arts and Take-Two Interactive....
2019-06-06 21:30

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
2019-06-14 00:45

McIlroy shoots 67 as Bradley takes early Canadian Open lead Rory McIlroy shot a three-under-par 67 in his Canadian Open debut as Keegan Bradley took the early first-round lead in Hamilton, Ontario on Thursday....
2019-06-06 22:00

Nick Nurse's nomadic coaching path takes him to an NBA title 'Captain of the ship': Nick Nurse's long, winding coaching road eventually brought him to the game's mountaintop       ...
2019-06-14 21:30

Richard Branson takes satellite launch business to Japan with airline ANA Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit said on Thursday it plans to bring its satellite launch system to Japan in partnership with airline operator ANA Holdings Inc, which will provide maintenance and possibly aircraft....
2019-06-06 16:15

iOS 13 and watchOS 6 hands-on: As 5G looms, Apple takes small steps forward Apple's flagship iPhones and popular Watches are getting a series of worthwhile but not especially exciting software updates this year - we've tested them.Read More...
2019-06-06 15:45