WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-06-14 23:15

Canada’s peacekeeping mission in Mali extended into August

The Canadian Forces' peacekeeping mission in Mali is going to last a little longer than previously planned - but not as long as the United Nations hoped....

Canada’s peacekeeping mission in Mali extended into August

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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

August VIX Futures Trading Volume Rises 5% From August 2011 CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced that trading volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (the VIX® Index) during August 2012 totaled nearly two million contracts, five perce...
2019-05-23 15:15

Cat sparks $7,500 rescue mission after getting stuck on bridge six days; mission fails, pet gets bored and wanders home A pet cat who sparked a pricey rescue mission after getting trapped on a bridge in England for eventually got bored nearly a week later and walked home on her own....
2019-05-31 00:00

CBOE DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.4 MILLION CONTRACTS IN AUGUST: UP 5% FROM YEAR AGO AND 2% FROM JULY 2009. Marks Most Active August Ever for CBOE CHICAGO, September 1, - The William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Wednesday, September 2, will participate in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) jo...
2019-05-23 21:15

Cambodia: Giving back to UN peacekeeping It’s an overcast morning, in South Sudan’s capital Juba, and growling thunder announces the start of some light rain. Standing in the drizzle in his military police uniform, is Colonel Channy Vongvannak, the commander of the Cambodian Force Military ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Brazilian officer a ‘stellar example’ of why more women are needed in UN peacekeeping Training gender advisors and focal points in the Central African Republic (CAR) has earned a Brazilian United Nations peacekeeper a special gender advocate award, it was announced on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 19:30

UN Praises Gender Balance In Indian Peacekeeping Troops United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised India for having the highest proportion of women in its contingents to peacekeeping operations and held up its contributions as an example......
2019-05-25 09:30

Peacekeeping: A 'great opportunity' to develop professionally and personally A senior commander from Argentina, who has been deployed to the United Nations peacekeeping mission on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, has said that serving the UN is a “great opportunity” to develop professionally and personally....
2019-05-21 15:00

Better training ‘a necessary and strategic investment’ in peacekeeping that saves lives: Guterres Better training for peacekeepers being deployed to increasingly hostile environments is a “necessary and strategic” investment which can also save lives, the UN Secretary-General told Security Council members on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 15:00

Sacrifice of fallen 'blue helmet' to be honoured with UN’s highest peacekeeping award In recognition of his “brave and selfless” action under fire in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  ̶  saving the life of a fellow ‘blue helmet’ and helping his colleagues repel an armed group  ̶  the late Malawian soldier Chancy Chitete, will be...
2019-05-21 15:00

Moves to create a Kosovo army have ‘deteriorated relations’ with Serbia: UN peacekeeping chief The decision by Kosovo’s parliament to form a national army was described by the UN Peacekeeping chief on Monday as having “further deteriorated relations between Belgrade and Pristina,” which, he said, have been strained for some time....
2019-05-21 15:45

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military, against a backdrop of worsening violence and insecurity across the country....
2019-06-14 20:15

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing them as “central to sustainable solutions” to challe...
2019-05-21 19:30

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to...
2019-05-21 15:00

‘The time for action is now’ senior UN peacekeeping official says, urging support for regional force combating Sahel terrorism The five-year-old force working to stabilize Africa’s Sahel has shown great potential, but needs more support from the international community to reach full operational capacity, a top UN peacekeeping official said on Thursday, calling for enhanced p...
2019-05-21 15:00

Fallout 76 Nuclear Winter pre-beta has been extended The pre-beta for Fallout 76’s Nuclear Winter mode is going so well that Bethesda has announced it is extending it indefinitely. First announced during Bethesda’s E3 2019 conference, Nuclear Winter is the Fallout universe’s t...
2019-06-16 18:45

An Extended Look At Vampire: the Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 Gameplay Paradox dropped a 4:30 trailer earlier today that gives us a pretty good look at some of the gameplay from the upcoming sequel to Vampire: the Masquerade – Bloodlines....
2019-06-11 02:30

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’ This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy pollinators are focus of World Bee Day; Ebola threat still “very high”....
2019-05-21 15:00

Mali: 'Worse than anything we’ve seen in living memory' The conflict between the Dogon and Fulani ethnic groups over resources in Mali has been exacerbated by climate change, population growth, an absentee state and Islamism. The result is a rapidly rising death toll....
2019-06-11 17:30

| Massacre toll in Mali revised down to 35 A massacre at a village in central Mali left at least 35 people dead, the authorities say, a final toll much lower than the earlier estimate of 95 killed....
2019-06-13 08:45

Mali: Nearly 100 die in attack on Dogon village About 100 Malians have been killed in an overnight attack on an ethnic Dogon village, officials say. Fighting between Dogon hunters and Fulani herders has intensified in recent months....
2019-06-10 19:00

Barenboim’s tenure at Berlin’s Staatsoper extended to 2027 Conductor Daniel Barenboim is getting a five-year contract extension as general music director of Berlin’s Staatsoper, which would keep him at the opera house until 2027...
2019-06-04 17:45

No extended delay again: Tiger Woods to play in Memorial Tiger Woods is not taking another long break between majors. The Masters winner announced Thursday he will play in next week's Memorial.        ...
2019-05-23 19:30

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
2019-05-31 19:30

President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir Extended For 6 More Months The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved extension of President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six more months beginning July 3, Union minister Prakash Javedkar said....
2019-06-13 04:01

The Latest: Spears’ ex-manager restraining order extended LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a restraining order against a former associate of Britney Spears (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A hearing on a restraining order against Britney Spears’ former manager has adjourned and the restrictions will remai...
2019-05-29 05:45

Hungary needs extended search for 21 missing in boat sinking Hungarian authorities have predicted an extended search for the 21 people still missing after a boat with South Korean tourists was rammed by a cruise ship and sank into the Danube River in Budapest...
2019-05-31 17:15

Extended restraining order sought against Spears’ ex-manager LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge is set to consider whether to extend a temporary restraining order taken out in the name of Britney Spears against her former manager. Thursday’s hearing on the restraining order against Sam Lutfi is a res...
2019-06-13 10:45

Karnataka Wants Goods and Services Tax Compensation Extended Beyond 2022 Karnataka on Saturday sought extension of the Compensation Act beyond 2022 to bridge the revenue gap likely to arise out of a shortfall in the collection of the Goods and Services Tax (GST)....
2019-06-16 03:30

Daniel Barenboim’s Contract Is Extended Despite Bullying Accusations Berlin’s culture minister said an investigation had found that “none of the legally relevant accusations” against the Staatsoper’s music director could be confirmed....
2019-06-04 20:00

Mali massacre victims included 24 children: PM Bodies recovered from a massacre of almost a 100 people by a Malian ethnic militia included at least 24 children, many of them shot in the back, the prime minister said during a visit to the crime scene on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 22:45

| 95 killed in attack on central Mali village Ninety-five people in a central Malian village inhabited by the Dogon community have been killed by gunmen in an overnight attack, a local official and a security source said....
2019-06-10 21:30

At least 95 dead after assailants raid Mali village Assailants raided a central Mali village early Monday, killing at least 95 people in the latest massacre in a growing ethnic conflict that has been enflamed by Islamic extremists, government officials said....
2019-06-11 00:45

CBOE Futures Exchange Plans Extended Trading Hours CHICAGO, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced plans to expand CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) futures trading hours — currently 7:00 a.m. CT to 3:15 p.m. CT -- in two phases, beginning in May. (Logo: ...
2019-05-23 15:15

Britney Spears’ restraining order on ex-manager extended Sam Lufti was ordered on May 8 to stay at least 200 yards from Britney Spears, her parents and her two sons.        ...
2019-05-29 18:00

Didi Gregorius plays shortstop in extended spring game Shortstop Didi Gregorius has been trying to work his way back to the Major League roster after undergoing Tommy John surgery this past offseason. On Monday afternoon, Gregorius took a huge step in the right direction regarding his rehab. George King ...
2019-05-22 04:45

Last Date To Apply For Top Posts In Central Vigilance Commission Extended The Centre has for the third consecutive time extended the last date for applying for the top posts in the anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) due to "lack of response" from......
2019-06-07 13:15

Kentucky Derby winner Country House to get extended break LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Country House is getting an extended break and likely won’t race again until 2020. Trainer Bill Mott says the colt isn’t expected to race again as a 3-year-old. He says Country House hasn’...
2019-06-17 02:45

Cuomo threatens lawmakers with extended session to finish business ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to hold state lawmakers hostage in Albany this summer if they can’t agree to pass rent reform before the end of the legislative session on June 19. “I am totally prepared to make them stay, I’ve done it bef...
2019-06-07 23:15

| Nearly 100 killed, 19 missing in central Mali village massacre Nearly 100 people were killed in a gruesome overnight attack on a village in central Mali, in the latest violence to strike the fragile region, authorities have said....
2019-06-11 12:15

Government: 95 dead in latest massacre to hit central Mali BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A government official says at least 95 people are dead following the latest massacre in central Mali blamed on tensions between ethnic militias. Interior Security ministry spokesman Amadou Sangho says the attack took place overnig...
2019-06-10 16:30

Vix Futures Extended Trading Hours Volume Hits New Single-Day High CHICAGO, IL – December 12, 2014 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced that trading volume in CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) futures during extended trading hours(ETH) – from 3:30 p.m. CT yesterday to 8:30 a.m. CT t...
2019-05-22 22:15

IndiGo's 'Summer Sale' Extended, Flight Tickets Start From 999 Rupees The sale - applicable for travel between June 26 and September 28 - comes amid high competition among carriers operating in the country's civil aviation market....
2019-06-15 12:30

This Captain Marvel extended scene allows Carol Danvers to detoxify some masculinity Catcalling is a problem, one that, unfortunately, women can’t do much about. You can flip them off, tell them to fuck themselves, or shove it where the sun don’t shine—a gamble in these times—or simply choose to ignore it, which is another gamble in ...
2019-05-25 02:15

D-Backs' Luke Weaver out extended time with elbow injury Arizona right-hander Luke Weaver has a mild sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow along with a mild flexor pronator strain, and the Diamondbacks expect him to be sidelined for an extended time       &...
2019-06-01 03:15

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank suggests....
2019-05-29 17:15

Mali president visits Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali on Thursday visited the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, vowing once again to crack down on spiraling insecurity....
2019-06-14 03:00

Mali president heads for Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali went on Thursday to visit the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, his office said....
2019-06-13 15:45

UPDATED: Guterres condemns armed attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali A violent attack against the United Nation's Integrated Stabilization Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) that left one peacekeeper dead on Saturday, drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Guterres. ...
2019-05-21 15:00

‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief Appearing before the Security Council on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the only way to prevent increased violence and instability in Mali is to tackle root causes such as grinding poverty; climate change and competition for ...
2019-05-21 20:15

FROM THE FIELD: Free tutorials in Mali, ‘a life-saver’ for Fatouma After fleeing her home in Macina, a small village in central Mali, where she was due to be forced into marriage against her will, 16-year-old Fatouma took shelter with her brother....
2019-05-21 19:30

Disgruntled worker used handgun, extended clips in Virginia Beach massacre: cops A disgruntled city employee armed with a .45-caliber handgun and several extended magazines opened fire at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center on Friday, killing at least 12 people before he was shot dead by police, authorities said. Several other vi...
2019-06-01 09:30

For love and the game: How his brave son and extended baseball family inspire Charlie Montoyo The Blue Jays skipper has plenty to celebrate: He's finally managing in the big leagues and his son Alex is healthy after multiple open-heart surgeries....
2019-06-15 17:45

French, Malian forces kill 20 militants in operation: Mali army Allied French and Malian forces killed 20 militants in an operation in a part of northern Mali where Islamic State operates, a spokesman for the West African nation's military said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 14:45

At Least 95 People Killed During Overnight Massacre in Central Mali, Government Official Says (BAMAKO, Mali) — Unknown assailants killed at least 95 people in an ethnic Dogon village overnight in the latest massacre to destabilize central Mali, a government official said Monday. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the att...
2019-06-11 00:15

Marine Pleads Guilty to Hazing Death of Green Beret in Mali Staff Sgt. Kevin Maxwell Jr. told a military court that he and three other American commandos engaged in hazing during which the soldier was strangled....
2019-06-07 03:30

Restoring forests in Mali: Tree stumps could be the solution to disappearing woodlands As people fell trees to get wood for cooking, Mali's trees are disappearing at rapid speed. A reforestation expert who has been dubbed 'the forest maker' is working with farmers to restore the country's woodlands....
2019-05-29 16:15

At least 95 slain in Mali village amid surge in ethnic, extremist violence Nineteen others are missing, officials said Monday, as authorities continued to search for bodies. Officials said the assailants also set dwellings on fire and killed livestock....
2019-06-10 18:45

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsible for horrific intercommunal violence in central Mali, after a weekend assault that claimed the lives...
2019-05-21 20:15

95 people massacred and 19 missing in Mali village "terrorist" attack, government says Unknown assailants killed at least 95 people in an ethnic Dogon village in the latest massacre to destabilize central Mali, government officials said.        ...
2019-06-10 21:45

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, proposing the creation of a civilian unit to support progress towards political...
2019-05-21 16:15

Nirav Modi's Custody Extended, UK Court Seeks Info Of India's Prison Cell Fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi's custody had been extended till June 27 by a UK court. In the case's first pretrial hearing, the judge also directed Indian authorities to confirm within 14 days which......
2019-05-30 20:30

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief in China, counter-terrorism, updates from Bangladesh, Mali and Mozambique This Friday, we cover: the UN Secretary-General's message in China for sustainable development; the toll of a second cyclone in Mozambique; what UN officials saw first-hand in the Rohingya refugee camp of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh; the impact of inse...
2019-05-21 15:15

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief of peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, went to N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, to pay tribute to ...
2019-05-21 22:15

Government official says 95 people dead, 19 missing after attack on ethnic Dogon village in central Mali. BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Government official says 95 people dead, 19 missing after attack on ethnic Dogon village in central Mali. The post Government official says 95 people dead, 19 missing after attack on ethnic Dogon village in central Mali. appeared ...
2019-06-10 16:30

Killing of Egyptian peacekeeper in Mali ‘may constitute war crimes’ Guterres warns, urging ‘swift action’ An improvised roadside mine which exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali, killing one ‘blue helmet’ from Egypt, and wounding four others, may constitute a war crime, the UN Chief said on Saturday, as senior UN officials condemned the blast...
2019-05-21 16:15

Boeing 737 MAX May Not Return To Service Until August 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......
2019-05-29 14:00

Google allows Huawei to keep using Android until August After U.S. officials gave a 90-day reprieve to Huawei, Google said Tuesday it will suspend a plan to quit providing its Android operating system to the Chinese smartphone maker....
2019-05-21 16:45

Another Google app gets buried in early August Google Trips get the ax effective August 5, the search giant recently confirmed. The decision isn't surprising at all since Google has recently redesigned the Trips app on the web that's meant to replace the Android app. The app is still available fo...
2019-06-04 14:30

Boeing 737 Max won't fly again before August, says airline trade body Plane grounded after two crashes likely to remain grounded into peak seasonThe Boeing 737 Max aircraft will not return to the skies before August, according to the head of aviation’s main trade body.The 737 Max was grounded by regulators in the wake ...
2019-05-30 03:30

Ford to cut 7,000 jobs by August, including 900 this week Ford Motor said Monday that it is laying off about 7,000 salaried workers, about 10% of that global workforce, as part of a restructuring plan designed to save the No. 2 automaker $600 million annually....
2019-05-21 16:45

UK mobile operator Three to launch 5G broadband in August UK mobile operator Three on Monday said it would launch its first new-generation 5G broadband service in London in August and would roll out mobile and broadband across 25 towns and cities before the end of the year....
2019-06-10 02:30

Action-RPG Oninaki is coming to consoles and PC on August 22 Oninaki is the next game from celebrated developer Tokyo RPG Factory, and it’s coming to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC on August 22. Publisher Square Enix revealed the release date news tonight during its press briefing at the 2019 Ele...
2019-06-11 05:45

August execution set for Florida killer who targeted gay men TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A convicted killer in Florida who authorities say targeted gay men is scheduled to be executed later this summer. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a death warrant Tuesday for 57-year-old Gary Ray Bowles. The execution is set for Aug....
2019-06-12 04:15

Boeing 747 dive site to open in August Bahrain hopes to attract divers with a new underwater theme park, which will include a sunken Boeing 747. Read more about the unusual attractions at the park, set to open the summer 2019....
2019-06-11 15:45

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and “bring the perpetrators to justice”....
2019-06-10 23:45

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories include: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals action in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
2019-05-21 15:15

Former EPA administrators say agency has retreated from its mission Four former EPA administrators on Tuesday told a House subcommittee that the agency needs to re-establish its scientific credibility and return to its mission....
2019-06-12 04:30

Airline group chief: Boeing jet won’t return before August GENEVA (AP) — The global airline trade group says it expects the Boeing 737 Max jet will remain grounded at least through mid-August after two deadly crashes. The spokesman for the International Air Transport Association, Anthony Concil, said Wednesd...
2019-05-29 16:45

Throwback action-RPG 'Oninaki' releases August 22nd Oninaki is an upcoming throwback action RPG from the makers of I Am Setsuna and Lost Sphear -- and it now has a release date of August 22nd. With Takashi Tokita (of Chrono Trigger and Parasite Eve) as creative producer, players will traverse the lan...
2019-06-11 08:30

CBOE Reports August 2010 Trading Volume CHICAGO, Sept 01, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that daily volume in August averaged 3.5 million contracts, a nine-percent decline from July 2010 average daily volume (ADV) of 3....
2019-05-23 20:30

Automatic's original car adapters won't work after August 31st Automatic made its mark by launching an ODB-II car adapter and app that can monitor many of your vehicle's functions, but it just made a move that may upset its original buyers. The company announced that it's not just ending support for th...
2019-05-29 13:00

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

Tennessee’s embattled House speaker to resign in August NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House speaker has announced he’ll resign from his leadership position on Aug. 2 after a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus amid a scandal over explicit text messages. The move is u...
2019-06-05 00:45

American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholders on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 19:45

Claressa Shields set to fight Ivana Habazin in August FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Claressa Shields is set to fight Ivana Habazin on Aug. 17 on Showtime for the vacant WBO junior middleweight title. The vacant WBC women’s diamond super welterweight championship will also be at stake. This will be Shields&#...
2019-06-12 07:15

Supermassive's 'Man of Medan' hits PS4, Xbox One and PC August 30th Man of Medan, the first installment in Supermassive's Dark Pictures Anthology interactive horror series, will hit PS4, Xbox One and PC August 30th. It centers on a young group on a diving vacation that doesn't quite go as planned -- the qua...
2019-05-21 21:15

‘GLOW’ season 3 (elbow) drops on Netflix August 9th Netflix's terrific '80s wrestling saga GLOW is crashing back onto to our screens August 9th. The ten-episode third season of the comedy-drama promises even more neon than ever, as the grapplers turn Sin City into Suplex City....
2019-06-01 05:15

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in th...
2019-05-21 19:30

Mission to Mars: The complete guide to getting to the Red Planet Humanity's first Mars mission will need a big rocket, lots of free time, reliable team mates and lots of NASA cash. Here's our 5-step plan to get people to the planet and back...
2019-06-13 17:30

Inside the audacious mission to map every microbe in Australia Billions of viruses, bacteria, and other tiny organisms live in Australia. A bold project hopes to use DNA sequencing to identify all of them – can it be done? ...
2019-06-11 21:15

Chandrayaan-2 Mission to Launch on July 15 at 2:51am India's second mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-2, would be launched on July 15, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan announced....
2019-06-12 15:00

The (Almost) Forgotten History of The Mission of San Ignacio Miní The name Argentina comes from the Latin word for sliver 'argentum', and it is indeed a country rich architectural heritage, especially in its main cities. ...
2019-05-27 06:30

Apollo 11 at 50: Mission's scientific legacy was just getting to the moon Dozens of experiments now travel to and from the International Space Station, and each NASA mission features an array of scientific objectives. For Apollo 11, 50 years ago, making it to the moon was the whole experiment....
2019-06-17 09:45

CBOE Futures Exchange Announces Launch Dates For VIX Futures Extended Trading Hours CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced that the first phase of its extended trading hours initiative for CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) futures will begin on Monday, October 21, with the second ...
2019-05-23 04:45

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 range could land on August 10, but without a key upgrade Given that the last few Galaxy Note phones all landed in August it was always likely the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 would too, but we now have an idea of the exact date, as a source points to August 10.That date comes from ETNews, but we’d take it...
2019-06-10 12:45

United Airlines extends cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights into August United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through Aug. 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
2019-05-24 22:15

CBOE Futures Exchange Reports August Trading Volume CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today reported August 2013 trading volume for total exchange-wide activity and for futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh...
2019-05-23 04:45

CBOE Holdings Reports August Volume Of Over 100 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options Exchange (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures ...
2019-05-23 04:45

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2014 Trading Volume CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2014 trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE F...
2019-05-22 22:15

UPDATE 2-American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholders on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 19:15

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2015 Trading Volume CHICAGO, IL -- September 1, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that total trading volume in August for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) and futures contracts on C...
2019-05-22 12:15

Norwegian Air expects Boeing 737 MAX fleet to remain grounded until end of August Norwegian Air expects Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft to remain grounded until at least the end of August, missing the European summer season, CEO Bjoern Kjos said on Friday....
2019-06-14 19:30

P Chidambaram, Son Karti Granted Protection From Arrest Till August 1 A Delhi court Thursday extended till August 1 the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis cases by the CBI and the ED....
2019-05-30 10:15

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2017 Trading Volume CHICAGO – September 6, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported August monthly trading volume and average revenue per contract (RPC)/net revenue capture data at www.cboe.com/monthlyvolrpc....
2019-05-22 01:30

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2016 Trading Volume CHICAGO, Sept. 1, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August average daily volume (ADV) for options contracts traded on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options Exchange (C2), and futures contracts...
2019-05-22 12:15

SpaceX was forced to delay its Starlink mission yet again, but for a different reason Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: SpaceX was planning on launching a suite of 60 communications satellites last night but it was forced to scrub the mission and push it to a later date. That should probably sound familiar since that&rsqu...
2019-05-21 14:38

Ultimate challenge in danger of becoming mission impossible for Thiem Beating Rafael Nadal on clay is the ultimate challenge, but that may have already become mission impossible for his opponent Dominic Thiem, even before Sunday's French Open final gets underway....
2019-06-09 02:01

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
2019-05-21 16:30

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
2019-06-10 15:45

X-23 and Honey Badger go on one last mission in this exclusive finale preview Marvel Comics’ entire X-line is getting cancelled to clean the slate for Jonathan Hickman’s upcoming takeover, and next week sees the final issue of X-23, a charming comic that did great work building on what Tom Taylor set up in his All-New Wolverin...
2019-05-25 02:15

India set to land rover on moon in second lunar mission BENGALURU — India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon. The mission, if successful, would make India...
2019-06-12 17:45

With border deployment, Mexico’s new national guard gets its first big mission The new force, created by President Andrés Manual López Obrador to ensure public safety, is being diverted to Mexico’s southern border after Trump’s tariff threats....
2019-06-10 20:30

India Plans to Launch Moon Mission in July (Bloomberg) — India will launch a lunar mission on July 15, attempting to become the fourth country to land on the moon and cementing its place among the world’s space faring nations. The Chandrayaan-2 mission aims to deliver a rover to a...
2019-06-12 17:45

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

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else....
2019-06-14 21:45

First All-Women IAF Crew Fly Mi-17 Helicopter In Battle Training Mission Three women Indian Air Force officers from Punjab were part of the country's first all-women crew to fly a medium lift helicopter Mi-17 V5 on Monday....
2019-05-27 20:15

India launches mission to recover bodies of mountaineers Indian officials say they will airdrop mountaineers at a site on a Himalayan mountain where pilots spotted five bodies while searching for a missing team of foreign climbers....
2019-06-05 08:45

Diary of a rescue: Marc Gasol's mission to help immigrants Moved by the desperation of immigrants and the efforts to rescue them, NBA center Marc Gasol didn't hesitate to accept an invitation to see for himself what one group is doing to help....
2019-06-03 20:45

AEW's Double Or Nothing Delivered As Both A Mission Statement And A Wrestling Show LAS VEGAS — All Elite Wrestling’s inaugural event on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas gave fans a lot to digest, but more importantly it delivered a well-balanced and suitably fulfilling feast. What was supposed to be a taste...
2019-05-28 19:30

September Trading Volume at CBOE Futures Exchange Increases 33% Over August CHICAGO, Oct 01, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that September 2010 trading volume totaled 387,464 contracts, compared to 144,016 contracts during September 2009. September was the se...
2019-05-23 20:30

August Is Most-Active Trading Month in CBOE Futures Exchange History CHICAGO, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August 2011 was the busiest month ever as numerous trading records were set during the historic month. Among the many milestones achieved in August were...
2019-05-23 20:15

Cboe Global Markets Reports August 2018 Trading Volume CHICAGO – September 6, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported August monthly trading volume and average revenue per contract (RPC)/net revenue capture data ...
2019-05-21 20:30

CBOE Futures Exchange Reports August 2014 Is Busiest Month Ever CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today reported that August 2014 was the busiest month all-time for average daily volume and total trading volume, both exchange-wide at CFE and for futures on the CBOE Volat...
2019-05-22 22:15

The GLOW wrestlers’ Vegas season is finally coming to Netflix August 9 When we last saw our favorite ‘80s-era women wrestlers in the season two finale of GLOW, they were on a bus, headed toward an exciting new opportunity in Las Vegas. At the time, the funny, empowering, big-haired Netflix series had not yet been renewe...
2019-05-31 19:30

Netflix's 'Dark Crystal' prequel series will premiere August 30th Netflix has lined up a release date for its Dark Crystal prequel series. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will be available for your enjoyment via your preferred streaming device on August 30th....
2019-05-21 21:15

Double Fine's post-apocalyptic adventure 'Rad' arrives August 20th Rad, the latest game to come from the minds of indie game darlings Tim Schafer and Lee Petty at Double Fine Productions, officially has a release date. With the help of publisher Bandai Namco, the roleplaying adventure game will arrive on August 20th...
2019-05-21 16:30

Raphael Saadiq Is About to Make Your Summer Better With the August Release of His New Album, Jimmy Lee Raphael Saadiq, the most underappreciated R&B artist of all time, is about to bring forth the sound and light with his Aug. 23 release, Jimmy Lee. It will be his first solo release in eight years, following up his 2011 release, Stone Rollin’....
2019-06-07 22:45

Rare May storm targets California; ski resort staying open until August Following the announcement that Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort will stay open into August, more mountain snow is falling as a rare May storm sweeps across California....
2019-05-27 02:00

Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout Anthony Joshua shows exactly how it should be done inside a New York shopping mall The post Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-29 01:15

Mission To Recover Bodies Of 8 Nanda Devi Climbers Begins A joint operation of the Indian Air Force and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has begun to recover the bodies of eight mountaineers who had gone missing while they were on an expedition to the Nanda......
2019-06-14 23:15

Ferrari to replace Mission Winnow branding for Canadian, French GPs Ferrari has confirmed it will replace its Mission Winnow branding for the Canadian and French rounds of the Formula 1 season, and use a 90th anniversary livery instead...
2019-05-28 16:15

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in their lily liver-equivalent alien organs to descend upon the far superior human race and challenge us ...
2019-06-04 20:00

India set to launch second lunar mission; land rover on the moon India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon....
2019-06-12 14:30

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington....
2019-06-12 12:01

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar i...
2019-06-08 02:30

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
2019-06-08 08:00

UN mission urges Houthis to remove trenches at Hodeida port The head of the U.N. mission in Yemen's key port of Hodeida is urging Houthi rebels to complete the removal of prepared military positions such as trenches at the port....
2019-06-13 07:15

NASA’s deep-space mission to a $10 quintillion all-metal world The unique metal asteroid Psyche may be a space miner's fantasy – but there are better reasons to want to visit it, says mission leader Lindy Elkins-Tanton...
2019-05-21 18:45

NASA just released a hype video for a Moon mission that probably won’t happen NASA has planned on returning to the Moon for some time now, hashing out plans for its Lunar Gateway which will eventually serve as a jumping-off point for travelers headed to the Moon’s surface. Then, back in March, the current presidential ad...
2019-05-29 06:45

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts Brazil is a huge country, well known for its carnivals, rich coffee, fantastic soccer players, and diverse heritage. One of its most remarkable archaeological sites is the São Miguel das Missões. This is an extraordinary example of 18th century archi...
2019-06-01 16:45

Prepare to jump to light speed: Inside the mission to go interstellar Proxima Centauri is 4 light years away. Ambitious space mission Breakthrough Starshot is developing a way to push spacecraft there at a fifth of the speed of light...
2019-05-21 16:30

A mission to Alpha Centauri affirms humanity's faith in the future Designing and building spacecraft that can traverse 4.3 light years in just two decades is an unprecedented challenge, but one well worth undertaking...
2019-05-21 16:30

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satellites safely into orbit....
2019-05-24 18:30

Our most pressing space mission is to clear decades of orbiting junk Sixty years ago, the focus was on getting more objects into orbit. Today, the top priority is working out how technology can bring them back down again...
2019-05-21 16:30

CBOE Holdings Reports All-Time Record Trading Volume in August 2011: CHICAGO, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that August trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2), the company's alternative all-electronic market...
2019-05-23 20:15

CBOE Futures Exchange Reports Jump in August 2015 Trading Volume CHICAGO, IL – September 1, 2015 – CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today reported that August 2015 was its second-busiest month of all time and its third consecutive monthly gain for 2015. Average daily volume (ADV) in CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® I...
2019-05-22 12:15

August Trading Volume at CBOE Futures Exchange Rose 8% Over the Previous Month CHICAGO, Sept 01, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August 2010 trading volume totaled 291,533 contracts, compared to 105,506 contracts during August 2009. August was the third most...
2019-05-23 20:30

NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sent a video message to agency employees Monday about the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget amendment, which will support accelerated plans to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
2019-05-21 15:30

India sets sights on Moon, unveils spacecraft for historic mission India plans to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon following the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft next month....
2019-06-13 00:00

India mission to recover climbers' bodies hampered by technical problems An Indian helicopter mission on Wednesday to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas was halted after encountering technical problems, officials said....
2019-06-05 09:15

Moon mission leader Mark Sirangelo leaves NASA after 45 days Just weeks after he was assigned to lead NASA's renewed efforts to explore the moon, special assistant Mark Sirangelo has left the space agency, officials said....
2019-05-24 21:45

Gears 5's New Mode Is A Three-Player Escape Mission From The Heart Of Locust Territory Shortly after the Xbox briefing at E3 2019, I sat down to play Gears 5’s new “Escape” mode, a three-player co-operative challenge mode. The three playable characters in the mode, who are named Mac, Lahni and Keegan, are Hivebusters. This means they g...
2019-06-10 19:15

Rocket Report: A Yellow Sea launch, SpaceX’s upcoming high-value mission Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.03 of the Rocket Report! We're a week into June, and the small-space race is heating up, just like the Northern Hemisphere. Whi...
2019-06-07 13:15

Mission To Retrieve Nanda Devi Climbers' Bodies Halted Over Bad Weather Eight climbers - four from Britain, two from the United States and one each from Australia and India - were reported missing last Friday after they failed to return to their base camp near Nanda Devi,......
2019-06-05 14:30

| India aborts mission to recover climbers' bodies on Nanda Devi Treacherous conditions forced India's military to abort an aerial attempt to recover the bodies of eight climbers feared killed high in the Himalayas, officials have said....
2019-06-05 19:30

India launches mission to recover bodies of missing Himalayas climbers Rescuers believe climbers from Britain, US, Australia and India died in avalanche on Nanda Devi Indian authorities have begun a helicopter mission to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed to have been killed in an avalanche high in the ...
2019-06-05 08:30

Join OSIRIS-Rex Mission: Select sample sites for Bennu excavation TUCSON – The OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft has been in search of a sample collection site that is safe since Dec. 3, 2018. While they search, the spacecraft remains at Bennu where it is worthy of closer study. The process has been slower than desired because...
2019-05-23 03:30

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the way for an official mission to Caracas by the UN’s top rights official, Michelle Bachelet....
2019-05-21 15:00

Iran's U.N. mission rejects 'unfounded' U.S. claim over Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Iran categorically rejects the "unfounded" U.S. claim over Thursday's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Iran's mission to the United Nations said after Washington blamed Tehran for the attacks....
2019-06-14 03:00

Trump's maximum pressure train hits buffers with Abe's doomed Iran mission Japan’s prime minister isn’t the first leader to regret trying to do Trump a favor – but he must have known he was taking a riskShinzo Abe’s trip to Tehran this week turned out to be one of the more ill-fated mediation efforts of recent times.What wa...
2019-06-15 02:30

Search crew that found Amanda Eller on new mission to find missing hiker The rescue team that found yoga teacher Amanda Eller 17 days after she disappeared in Hawaii have started a new hunt for yet another missing hiker. Javier Cantellops and Chris Berquist — who discovered Eller, 35, via helicopter on Friday —...
2019-05-28 19:30

NASA makes final plans for its 2022 mission to visit an all-metal asteroid In less than a decade, we might finally be able to unravel the mysteries surrounding Psyche, an asteroid that's believed to be composed mostly of iron and nickel. NASA is gearing up to explore the metallic asteroid, giving the Psyche mission the...
2019-06-12 19:45

UN Mission in Afghanistan gravely concerned about ill-treatment of prisoners by Taliban, following first-hand testimony The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expressed “grave concern” on Sunday over “credible accounts” it has been given that Taliban militants have been mistreating prisoners, which in some cases “may amount to torture”. ...
2019-05-26 16:15

Freaky 'Swamp Thing' rises in first extended teaser trailer, but show's future is murky The "Swamp Thing" extended teaser trailer, which dropped Wednesday, is supernaturally freaky. The DC Universe show's future is uncertain however.        ...
2019-06-02 22:30

Trump concludes Tokyo visit as Japanese trade official plays down August deal chances U.S. President Donald Trump concluded his four-day visit to Tokyo on Tuesday amid confusion about whether a trade deal with Japan could come in August....
2019-05-28 12:15

‘It’s Time to Go Back to the Moon.’ Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin’s Lunar Mission (WASHINGTON) — Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos says he’s going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. Bezos says his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic...
2019-05-21 17:15

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the count...
2019-05-22 01:45

The powerful Samsung Galaxy Tab S5 tipped to arrive in August alongside Galaxy Note 10 News about Samsung's next flagship tablet surface last week when a listing at Geekbench revealed some of the Galaxy Tab S5's specs. We learned over the weekend the tablet will be equipped with a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and 6GB RAM,...
2019-06-14 07:45

'Bachelor' Chris Soules to be sentenced in August for his role in fatal 2017 Iowa crash The sentencing for Chris Soules, a reality TV star charged in relation to a fatal 2017 road crash, has been rescheduled for August.        ...
2019-05-28 17:45

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents. The post Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims...
2019-06-14 05:30

Tottenham's Champions League Final means I finally understand Mauricio Pochettino's mission, says Danny Rose Danny Rose has admitted he never thought Tottenham could reach a Champions League Final but says he finally understands Mauricio Pochettino's desire to reach for the stars....
2019-05-29 13:15

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and fu...
2019-05-23 15:15

CBOE SEPTEMBER DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.7 MILLION CONTRACTS: MONTHLY TRADING VOLUME UP FROM AUGUST 2009, DOWN FROM RECORD SEPTEMBER 2008 CHICAGO, October 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that September was the most active month of trading during 2009.Average daily volume during September 2009 was 6,858 contracts, a gain of 36 percent over 5,025 contracts ...
2019-05-23 21:15

CFE'S AUGUST AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME UP OVER PREVIOUS MONTH; Year-To-Date Volume 20% Ahead Of Year-Ago CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August average daily volume of 4,343 contracts rose three percent over the 4,208 contracts per day during July 2008. Total trading volume at CFE during August was ...
2019-05-23 21:15

Tory leadership race: Matt Hancock calls delivering Brexit 'mission critical' after Euro elections results - but rival Hunt says no-deal would be 'political suicide' Tory leadership hopeful Matt Hancock says it is "mission critical" to deliver Brexit before a general election takes place after the party's humiliating performance at the European elections....
2019-05-28 09:15

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX h...
2019-05-23 22:30

AUGUST IS MOST ACTIVE TRADING MONTH OF YEAR AT CFE; Average Daily Volume Rose 23% From July, 16% Above Year-Ago, Fourth Consecutive Month-Over-Month Volume Gain Chicago, September 1, 2009 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume in August totaled 92.9 million contracts, marking the Exchange's most active August ever. In August 2008, total CBOE volume was 88.5 million contrac...
2019-05-23 21:15

CBOE AUGUST VOLUME TOTALS 88.5 MILLION CONTRACTS; YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 25% TO 772 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during August totaled 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume averaged 4.2 million contracts during the month, down eight percent against A...
2019-05-23 21:15

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

Ortiz remains in 'guarded' condition in ICU Red Sox legend David Ortiz remained in guarded condition in the surgical intensive care unit at a Boston hospital Thursday morning, his wife, Tiffany, said in a statement released by the team....
2019-06-14 00:15

Nicklaus details challenge of Pebble Beach No. 17 Jack Nicklaus details the challenges of hole No. 17 at Pebble Beach and how he would approach different pin positions. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 00:30

Trump's troop talk again rattles Germany's security assumptions US President Donald Trump announced the US will send upward of 1,000 troops to Poland. The plan was light on details, but Trump said he knew where the forces would come from: Germany. Berlin's reaction is mixed....
2019-06-14 00:30

Istanbul mayoral election centers on fight against corruption Turkey's ruling party has been accused of using Istanbul city funds to benefit business contacts and the president's family. Now an opposition candidate for mayor is vowing to put an end to the nepotism ― if he can win....
2019-06-14 00:30

From 'Tintin' to 'Lucky Luke': What Makes Belgian comics so successful? Belgian comic heroes like Lucky Luke and the Smurfs enjoy worldwide recognition. But what makes Belgium the No.1 producer of European comics? Can Dickie and Co. make it on the international stage?...
2019-06-14 00:30

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

From 'disgraceful' to 'fine,' reaction to Bonnaroo's new arch is mixed A giant square set up, the new entrance to Bonnaroo's grounds, replaces the festival's iconic arch which burned down last month.        ...
2019-06-14 00:45

Twitter removes thousands of accounts linked to Iran government Nearly 4,800 accounts taken down by microblogging platformStep aims to prevent election interference and misinformationTwitter has removed nearly 4,800 accounts with ties to the Iranian government in a continuing effort to prevent election interferen...
2019-06-14 00:45

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

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Review: Zombies Gobbling Up Scraps of Pop Culture Jim Jarmusch’s movie, starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton and a bunch of other interesting people, respects the genre without committing to it....
2019-06-14 01:45

Binge TV: a lovely sugar rush, but ultimately unsatisfying | Sarah Hughes Viewers who watch all episodes of their favourite shows at one sitting are missing out on something more rewardingHow do you watch TV? All in one gulp or paced out slowly in weekly increments? This week a Radio Times survey suggested that the latter ...
2019-06-14 01:45

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancers....
2019-06-14 02:15

UK agrees Iran behind suspected tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman: BBC The British government agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, a BBC reporter wrote on Twitter....
2019-06-14 03:00

Huawei says it is readying possible Hongmeng software roll-out An executive of China's Huawei, which has been banned from working with U.S. tech firms, said on Thursday that the telecoms giant is in the process of potentially launching its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) to replace the U.S. Android OS....
2019-06-14 03:00

Long-lost wallet returned after missing for a year A wallet left behind for a year at Marion, Indiana’s Red Nails salon is back in the hands of a young lady who has a fresh manicure and pedicure to go with it. Hai Nguyen has satisfied customers with manicures and pedicures at his family operate...
2019-06-14 03:15

African crime ring charged with trafficking ivory, rhino horns, heroin Four Africa-based men have been charged in Manhattan federal court with dealing more than $7 million in rhino horns and elephant ivory from the protected species, while some were allegedly dealing heroin on the side. Moazu Kromah, 49, of Liberia, who...
2019-06-14 03:15

Charlamagne tha God slams Elizabeth Warren's 'dishonesty' over ancestry claim, says she 'had to benefit' from it Radio show host Charlamagne tha God had some tough words for 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, following their exchange about her previous claim of having Native American ancestry. ...
2019-06-14 03:30

FDA issues warning after patient dies following fecal transplant The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued a safety warning following the death of a person who contracted a drug resistant bacteria that was transmitted by an investigational fecal microbiome transplant (FMT)....
2019-06-14 03:30

Montana hunters who illegally killed Yellowstone mountain lion left trail of photos on social media Three hunters in Montana who illegally killed a mountain lion in Yellowstone National Park last year were caught after authorities followed a trail of pictures the trio posted on social media, according to court documents....
2019-06-14 03:45

Low Maintenance Plants Are Actually Terrible for Beginners Hands up if you’ve killed a succulent. Yeah, me too. Succulents and cacti are great beginner plants in theory because they can survive a little neglect. But that’s actually what makes them terrible for brown thumbs like me and (perhaps) you....
2019-06-14 03:45

Trump Administration Blames Iran for Attack on Oil Tankers, but Provides No Proof Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for attacks on two foreign tankers transiting through the Gulf of Oman, escalating the tensions between the Trump Administration and Tehran. It was not immediately clear who was responsible for Thursday&rsqu...
2019-06-14 03:45

‘It’s a Dark Period.’ The Stanford Expert Known as “Mr. Democracy” on the Shrinking Free World The Stanford scholar known as “Mr. Democracy” talks to TIME on the shrinking free world, the U.S.’s irreplaceable role in it and his book ‘Ill Winds.’ Earlier this year, the watchdog organization Freedom House reported t...
2019-06-14 03:45

| Man who killed three Muslims gets life in prison An American who killed three Muslims in February 2015 out of what police first called a parking dispute but now admit was driven by hate has been sentenced to life in prison....
2019-06-14 03:45

Kim Kardashian West returns to White House to help ex-prisoners get jobs The reality star announced a ride-sharing program to help former prisoners get transportation to job interviews and workThe reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West took a star turn at the White House on Thursday to promote efforts to help those...
2019-06-14 03:45

The Secret Life of Bees review – sweet, buzzy musical is one to watch Linda Gross Theater at the Atlantic Theater Company, New YorkThe latest from Spring Awakening’s Duncan Sheik is a lush and emotionally impactful production with a smart book from Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Lynn NottageWhat’s that buzz? Bees, o...
2019-06-14 04:15

A Love Letter to My Fisher Price On-The-Go Baby Dome Our son was two months old, the days were getting warmer and as freshly new parents who were just barely surviving the newborn days, we were ready to get out of the house. But where would put the baby? If we wanted to go out to the park and have a pi...
2019-06-14 04:15

After mocking an innocuous typo from CNN anchor Chris Cuomo last night, President Donald Trump kicked off his Thursday with a bizarre Twitter thread that featured a massive screw-up of his own....
2019-06-14 04:15

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
2019-06-14 04:30

Cuba Gooding Jr. through the years Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged June 13 with "forcible touching" involving an accusation he groped a woman in a bar. The actor through the years.        ...
2019-06-14 04:30

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the streets again....
2019-06-14 04:45

Body of Young Girl Believed to Be From India Found in Remote Arizona Wilderness Near U.S. Border The body of a young girl was found in a remote area near the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona on Wednesday, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Officials said in a press release that they believe the child was a 7-year-old citizen of ...
2019-06-14 04:45

Official Secrets: Keira Knightley stars in story of Iraq war whistleblower – trailer The trailer for a film based on the true story of GCHQ whistleblower Katharine Gun, called Official Secrets, has been released. Gun was working as a translator in 2003 when she leaked a confidential email to the Observer revealing US plans to spy on ...
2019-06-14 04:45

Amazon rebukes Biden, offers lesson on tax code after earlier spat with Warren Amazon publicly rebuked Joe Biden in a fiery Twitter post on Thursday after the former vice president argued that the company should pay more in taxes because it was "pulling in billions of dollars in profits."...
2019-06-14 04:45

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in public....
2019-06-14 04:45

The best ways to get rid of dark spots on black skin Dark spots, usually due to hyperpigmentation, are a common issue for people with black skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of dark spots with home remedies and medical treatments....
2019-06-14 04:45

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

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

Warriors honor Oakland, Kevin Durant with souvenir towel for fans Golden State's creative Game 6 giveaway to fans is a rally towel with the letters K and D highlighted in the word "Oakland."       ...
2019-06-14 05:15

The Latest: Warriors’ Thompson not returning for Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Thursday night’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The Warriors say Klay Thompson will not return to Game 6 because of his left knee injury. There was no word on severity of the injury....
2019-06-14 05:30

Perry, Shin tied for lead in rain-delayed Meijer LPGA GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Katherine Perry and Jenny Shin shared the lead at 6-under 66 when first-round play in the rain-delayed Meijer LPGA Classic was suspended because of darkness Thursday night. Playing in the second group of the day off the fir...
2019-06-14 05:30

Oregon State’s Adley Rutschman wins Golden Spikes Award OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman has won the Golden Spikes Award as the nation’s outstanding college baseball player. The No. 1 overall draft pick by the Baltimore Orioles was the Pac-12 player of the year after batting ....
2019-06-14 05:30

Prosecutor: Wisconsin officers justified in deadly shooting APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors say two Wisconsin officers were justified when they shot and killed a man who got in a gunfight with police that left a city firefighter dead in the crossfire. Outagamie County District Attorney Melinda Tempelis said...
2019-06-14 05:30

AOC spokesman tweets, then deletes, F-bomb rant against potential GOP challenger U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s spokesman sent a profane tweet to a potential Republican challenger as he ripped him for wanting to debate his boss....
2019-06-14 05:45

Senate expressly condemns anti-Semitism, after Democrat-led House 'can't bring itself' to do the same The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, after the Democrat-controlled House abandoned a similar effort in March in favor of a resolution broadly disapproving of all forms of bigotry....
2019-06-14 05:45

Ex-Texans Employee Claims Fired GM Brian Gaine "Targeted" And "Replaced" Black Employees USA Today has obtained a copy of a discrimination complaint filed by former Texans security coordinator Jeff Pope against recently fired GM Brian Gaine with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in which Pope alleges he was one of several blac...
2019-06-14 05:45

Many epinephrine self-injectors still potent long after expiration date (Reuters Health) - EpiPens and other autoinjectors filled with epinephrine to treat severe allergic reactions may still be potent enough to work many months past their labeled expiration date, according to a new study that concludes patients might ne...
2019-06-14 05:45

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

Ex-Sears CEO fires back at Elizabeth Warren and AOC, says severance has already been paid Former Sears Chairman and CEO Eddie Lampert released a letter Thursday saying that all employees laid off in the company's bankruptcy have been paid.       ...
2019-06-14 05:45

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
2019-06-14 05:45

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

U.S. Open: Justin Rose jumps into lead after late surge in first round Justin Rose took advantage of a soft course at Pebble Beach with five birdies for a 6-under 65, grabbing the lead after the first round of the 2019 U.S. Open....
2019-06-14 06:30

US says video shows Iran removing unexploded mine from oil tanker The US military has released video it says shows Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers attacked Thursday near the Strait of Hormuz. The grainy black and white footage shows a small barge, believed to...
2019-06-14 07:15

Neighbors take matters into own hands, attack truck driver who rammed parked cars Note to self: Don’t mess with people from Pacific Beach. Residents in the San Diego neighborhood teamed up on Thursday to take down a driver who repeatedly rammed his truck into several of their parked cars for no apparent reason. Cellphone vid...
2019-06-14 07:15

Taylor Swift Announces New Album Lover and Song "You Need to Calm Down" It's official! Taylor Swift has announced the name of her new album: Lover! On Thursday afternoon, the Grammy winner took to her Instagram Live to share the exciting news with her......
2019-06-14 07:15

Miley Cyrus Debuts Catchy New Music Video As Black Mirror's Ashley O Forget Miley and Hannah, because Ashley O is catchy as hell. Cyrus appeared in an episode of the new season of Black Mirror as pop star Ashley O, a purple wigged singer who loves a......
2019-06-14 07:15

Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges in the Flint, Mich., Water Crisis; Residents Fear: ‘Our Lives Don’t Matter’ After the years Flint, Mich., residents spent living without a drop of safe water from their taps and the millions of dollars spent on a probe to bring those responsible to justice, state prosecutors Thursday announced they were throwing the whole ca...
2019-06-14 07:30

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

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

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 smartwatch is an excellent bargain at $175 (brand-new with warranty) If you're in the market for a nice and robust Android and iOS-compatible smartwatch with a reasonable price point, you might be having a hard time choosing from several decent models made by the likes of Samsung, Fitbit, and Garmin. Frequent deals of...
2019-06-14 07:45

JGBs rise tracking gains in U.S. Treasuries Japanese government bond (JGB) prices broadly rose on Friday, tracking overnight gains in U.S. Treasuries amid rising expectations of interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve....
2019-06-14 07:45

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

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

The Outer Worlds doesn't shy away from its Fallout roots - and that's great When Obsidian Entertainment revealed The Outer Worlds at E3 2018 it was hard to ignore the radioactive elephant in the room. A dystopian sci-fi RPG with dark humor and madcap characters? Bethesda's Fallout series immediately spring to mind. ...
2019-06-14 08:15

Spotify's library section gets streamlined with updated mobile interface From today, Spotify Premium users with the latest version of the streaming music app may notice a refreshed and reimagined 'Your Library' section that's been designed to get you to your music and podcasts faster. Spotify Stations lands...
2019-06-14 08:15

Elon Musk says Teslas to get games 'Beach Buggy Racing 2,' 'Fallout Shelter' Elon Musk took the stage at E3 to discuss the impact video games had on his success as well as new Tesla updates such as car games and a pickup truck.       ...
2019-06-14 08:15

Christchurch survivors angry after shooting suspect pleads not guilty Victims' families were indignant after the man accused of attacking people at two Christchurch mosques pleaded not guilty to charges of terrorism and 51 murders. Silent during the hearing, his smirks angered survivors....
2019-06-14 08:30

Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ before oil tanker attack The Japanese ship operator says sailors on board the Kokuka Courageous, one of the vessels attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, saw “flying objects” just before the attack, suggesting the tanker wasn’t damaged by mines. That account ...
2019-06-14 09:01

Tanker attack to be discussed at G20 ministerial meeting: Japan industry minister Japan's industry minister, Hiroshige Seko, said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week will be discussed at a meeting of G20 energy and environment ministers this weekend....
2019-06-14 09:30

Thousands honor former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke at state memorial Thousands of people gathered at Australia's Sydney Opera House on Friday as a state memorial honored former prime minister Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker, who died last month aged 89....
2019-06-14 09:30

Elon Musk: 'The Simulation, The Simulation, The Simulation' A young woman wanted to know how much she needed to beg to take a selfie with him. A young man wanted to know if he could get his CyberPunk 2077 hat autographed. These are the kind of questions people were asking Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tes...
2019-06-14 09:30

Huawei's lock screens unexpectedly turn into advertisements According to Huawei users on Twitter, ads for the hotel reservation site Booking.com are popping up on the lock screen of some Huawei smartphones. As Android Police reports, the ads seem to appear on devices using the preinstalled landscape wallpaper...
2019-06-14 09:30

The Trans Mountain pipeline is a disaster – but Trudeau can make it right | Brian Cladoosby, Leonard Forsman, Teri Gobin and Jay Julius The pipeline poses grave risk to animals and Indigenous communities. As leaders of four sovereign tribes, we are calling on the government to say noIn February, Canada’s National Energy Board released its final report recommending approval of the Tra...
2019-06-14 09:45

UPDATE 1-Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 defences, the Turkish foreign minister said on Friday, marking the latest step toward a standoff between the NATO allies....
2019-06-14 10:45

Fiat Chrysler signs EV charge point deals with Enel, Engie Carmaker Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has signed an agreement with European utilities Enel and Engie to help offer its customers charging points for electric vehicles (EV) it is planning to roll out....
2019-06-14 10:45

|MusktoTeslashareholders:Consumerdemandisnotaproblem Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk dismissed concerns about demand for his company’s trademark electric vehicles, telling shareholders at the company’s annual meeting Tuesday that sales this quarter could hit record levels....
2019-06-14 11:15

|WATCH:Toryleadershiprace:Sevencandidatesmakeitthroughtosecondround Seven contenders in the Tory leadership race have been nominated to go through to the second round of voting by MPs, here are the results for the first round....
2019-06-14 11:15

Raptors hold off Warriors in Game 6 thriller to clinch first championship Toronto clinched the first championship in franchise history and ended Golden State's reign with a thrilling Game 6 victory.       ...
2019-06-14 11:15

Grenfell Tower fire survivors plead for urgent change as they gather to mark the two-year anniversary of tragedy Landmarks light up green to mark tragedy ++++ Hundreds of candles lit in tearful vigil at Grenfell Tower Over 300 tower blocks still covered in danger cladding Wreath laying, second vigil and silent march to take place later today...
2019-06-14 11:30

| WATCH: Trump doubles down on accepting foreign 'dirt' on political opponents US President Donald Trump has defended saying he saw nothing wrong with receiving dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, even as his own Republicans joined a fierce backlash against the comments....
2019-06-14 12:15

| Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts Suspected attacks on tankers at the mouth of the oil-rich Gulf threaten to block vital crude supplies to the world and trigger an all-out conflict involving Iran, analysts said Thursday....
2019-06-14 12:15

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of beh...
2019-06-14 12:30

UPDATE 1-WeWork considers $1.9 bln offer for 70% stake in Indian affiliate -Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-14 13:45

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

What’s the secret to a perfectly shaped burger? The answer to why homemade burgers shrink and then bulge usually lies in the kind of meat you’re using• Do you have a culinary dilemma? Email feast@theguardian.comWhenever I make beef burgers, they tend to shrink in diameter and go really thick in th...
2019-06-14 13:45

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 news LIVE: Australia vs Pakistan ODI live score and latest updates David Warner scored his first century since returning from his ban as holders Australia ran out comfortable 41-run winners over Pakistan in the World Cup at Taunton on Wednesday....
2019-06-14 14:15

How TomTom’s co-founder is empowering future devs At TNW Conference last month, tech leaders came together to discuss the future. Corinne Vigreux, co-founder of navigation tech giant TomTom, explained how her latest venture will equip the next generation with digital skills. Vigreux founded CODAM Co...
2019-06-14 14:15

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

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

Iran rejects U.S. charge it attacked tankers after Central Command releases video The two tankers were targeted early Thursday in what observers said marked a serious escalation in the strategic waterway used to ship oil from the Persian Gulf. ...
2019-06-14 14:30

After downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ for years, Trump continues downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ Over the past two years, members of the Trump campaign have minimized the impact of Russian election interference, even questioning whether they would call the FBI if offered foreign opposition research again....
2019-06-14 14:30

Report: Klay Thompson Tore His ACL Klay Thompson taking a nasty fall in Game 6, limping into the tunnel, then turning around to get back on the floor and drain his free throws was about as heroic as basketball gets. The Warriors guard even told head coach Steve Kerr he’d be back after...
2019-06-14 15:15

Excess Body Fat And Weight May Cause Cardiovascular Disease; Eat These Foods To Lose Weight According to a recent study, published in the European Heart Journal, an increase in the fat mass and body mass index (BMI) is directly linked to increased risk of blood vessel diseases....
2019-06-14 15:15

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

How to eat: chocolate brownies This month, How to Eat is savouring a chocolate brownie. Is this a snack or a dessert? Does it need ice-cream? And would you pair it with tea, coffee or, erm, sauvignon blanc?Like communism, the chocolate brownie is an amazing idea undermined by disa...
2019-06-14 15:30

Accused David Ortiz gunman claims slugger wasn’t intended target The man accused of shooting David Ortiz in a botched $8,000 hit job claimed from jail Thursday that the baseball legend wasn’t his intended target — but he got confused by the retired slugger’s clothes....
2019-06-14 15:30

Biscuitville: See the regional chain's biscuits and more Biscuitville is a locally popular Southern chain with nearly 60 locations, all of them in Virginia and North Carolina.       ...
2019-06-14 15:45

How Do I Digitize and Share a Ton of Old Family Photos? Welcome back to another week of Tech 911—Lifehacker’s advice column that’s designed to answer your most pressing and peculiar questions about technology. This week, we’re taking a question from someone who wants to find a solid photo-storage service ...
2019-06-14 15:45

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

Capitals trade Niskanen to Flyers for Gudas, clear cap space WASHINGTON (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired defenseman Matt Niskanen from the Washington Capitals for defenseman Radko Gudas. Philadelphia is retaining 30 percent of Gudas’ salary in the final year of his contract. Gudas counts $3.3...
2019-06-14 15:45

Gorilla back in Cincinnati Zoo after long California stay CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says a 37-year-old male silverback gorilla is safely back home some 28 years after he went to California. The zoo says Ndume (nnn-DOO’-may) arrived Friday morning and is settling in behind the scenes in its ...
2019-06-14 15:45

Trump says he won’t fire Conway over Hatch Act violations WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he won’t fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway after a federal watchdog agency recommended her removal for repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity by government workers. Trum...
2019-06-14 15:45

UN counterterrorism chief invited by China to visit BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief is visiting this week at its invitation. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday confirmed the visit by Undersecretary General Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov but didn’t comment on ...
2019-06-14 15:45

Former ICE chief Thomas Homan returning to administration as border czar, Trump reveals President Trump on Friday revealed that former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Thomas Homan is returning to the administration as a “border czar,” as he seeks to combat a migration wave at the southern border....
2019-06-14 16:00

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

Halsey's 'deeply personal' accomplishment Before her Songwriters Hall of Fame induction, Halsey says being recognized for her songwriting is most meaningful, while Nile Rodgers reveals why he took the SHOF chairman position. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 16:15

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after the final vote. Hundreds of parents of unvaccinated children protested at New York's Capitol. (Ju...
2019-06-14 16:15

Sprint launches Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, pre-orders get a solid $250 discount Sprint has recently lit up its 5G network in four major US cities and just a couple of weeks after the launch of the service, it adds one more phone to its fleet of 5G handsets: the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is now available for pre-order.The Galaxy S10 ...
2019-06-14 16:15

The best games, demos, and tech of E3 2019 C'mon, how can you deny Keanu? (credit: Xbox / Microsoft) LOS ANGELES—There's no getting around it: Walking through the Los Angeles Convention Center for 2019's Electronic Entertainment Expo felt weird. This year's new Sony-sized hole compounded the...
2019-06-14 16:30

Lindsey Horan Is Right Where She Wanted to Be Pursuing a career in Europe probably kept the U.S. midfielder out of the last World Cup. As she returns to Paris on Sunday, those same choices have put her front and center in this one....
2019-06-14 16:30

Toyota Gazoo Racing commits to new hypercar class at Le Mans Creation of a new top-rung class means Toyota will face the Aston Martin Valkyrie at La Sarthe with the hybrid-powered Super Sport prototype A production version of Toyota Gazoo's GR Super Sport Concept is set to be entered into a new hypercar-based...
2019-06-14 16:45

'Doom Eternal' is guns, gore and sophistication The 2016 remake of Doom reinvigorated the series. It added new gameplay quirks and systems that rewarded your aggression as humanity's savior, the slayer. Depending on how you maneuvered and ended the lives of demons and other threats, you'...
2019-06-14 16:45

'Phantom Covert Ops' is VR Splinter Cell in a kayak One of the biggest shortcomings with today's VR games is the fact that there's nothing to do with your legs. Virtually no titles enable players to walk around freely, instead opting for teleportation gimmicks or handheld movement controls. ...
2019-06-14 16:45

Chewy, PetSmart's online business, soars 77% after pricing at $22 per share Following the IPO, PetSmart will remain majority owner of Chewy. It will use proceeds from the IPO for working capital and general corporate purposes, according to filings....
2019-06-14 17:15

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
2019-06-14 17:30

UPDATE 1-Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body in a mid-stage study....
2019-06-14 17:30

Bowlen, longtime Broncos owner, dies at age 75 Pat Bowlen, the longtime owner of the Denver Broncos who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, died late Thursday night at age 75....
2019-06-14 17:30

Chelsea legend Dennis Wise 'surprised' to see Frank Lampard linked to Blues job - 'It's a huge risk' Chelsea legend Dennis Wise has expressed his surprise to see Frank Lampard being lined up to take over from Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge, insisting it will be a "huge risk" for the Derby County boss to take on the role....
2019-06-14 17:30

New West Ham signing Pablo Fornals sets sights on European finish New West Ham signing Pablo Fornals already has one eye on taking the Hammers to Europe after putting pen to paper on a five-year-deal in east London....
2019-06-14 17:30

My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France Carl Thompson describes the night he won the European title to prove the doubters wrong for the first time The post My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-14 17:30

Why social media is going blue for Sudan People on social media are turning their profile pictures blue to stand in solidarity with Sudan and bring awareness to the uprising that is currently sweeping the north African country....
2019-06-14 17:45

GST On Cars, Bikes To Be Brought Down? Here's What Analysts Say While the auto sector dominates the wish-list for now, experts also feel a relief to the salaried taxpayers and further rationalisation of GST rates will benefit all....
2019-06-14 18:15

Daily on Energy: Trump can’t seem to get out from under his ethanol promises Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-14 18:15

VIDEO: Father’s Day shout out from Tucson Today TUCSON – As Father’s Day approaches, the Tucson Today crew took some time to honor and celebrate the very special men in their lives. News 4 Tucson wishes all dad out there a happy Father’s Day this Sunday. Show us how you’re celebrating Father...
2019-06-14 18:15

Tennis: Fognini to make debut at Laver Cup Italian Fabio Fognini will make his debut in the Laver Cup this year after being named in captain Bjorn Borg's Team Europe lineup alongside Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev on Friday....
2019-06-14 18:30

How to Participate in Free RPG Day This Saturday is Free RPG Day, an annual celebration of role-playing games mostly observed at local game shops. Participating stores are handing out free stuff including game modules, dice, and t-shirts, as well as hosting games and other events. Her...
2019-06-14 18:30

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

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

The Pixel 4 was just spotted in the wild for the first time A few days ago, Google posted a Pixel 4 render on Twitter in response to the increasing number of leaks, revealing in the process that the newest rumors were right. The phone will have a dual-lens camera on the back housed in a square-shaped camera m...
2019-06-14 18:45

KTM Overtakes Harley-Davidson In 2018 Bike Sales In 2018, KTM sold more motorcycles than Harley-Davidson, and the Austrian brand is now looking at one of the top-three motorcycle manufacturers spots worldwide....
2019-06-14 18:45

Russian misinformation campaign targeted voters in EU’s 2019 elections European Union officials found that "Russian sources" were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout, and influence voters.Read More...
2019-06-14 19:15

Irina Shayk Slays at First Runway Show Since Bradley Cooper Breakup Less than a week after fans learned about her split from Bradley Cooper, Irina Shayk returned to the runway to walk in Thursday's CR Runway x LuisaViaRoma 90th anniversary fashion show in......
2019-06-14 19:15

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan's presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country....
2019-06-14 19:30

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
2019-06-14 19:30

Boeing awarded $30.7M for MH-47G components for U.S. special ops Boeing Co. received a $30.7 million order for Chinook helicopter components for the Army's Special Operations Command, the second contract in as many days meant to satisfy urgent needs to meet operational demands....
2019-06-14 19:30

Air Force diverted $66M from projects for chemical cleanup costs The U.S. Air Force diverted more than $66 million to cover the cleanup costs of harmful "forever chemicals" in the water supply, according to an analysis by the Department of Defense....
2019-06-14 19:30

US business inventories rebound; sales fall U.S. business inventories rebounded in April as sales fell, but inventory accumulation is still expected to be a drag on economic growth in the second quarter....
2019-06-14 19:30

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being cut off "at the knees."...
2019-06-14 19:45

Trump turns 73: Ivanka, Eric wish their dad a happy birthday, share pics Ivanka Trump is wishing her father, President Donald Trump, a happy birthday, taking to Twitter to celebrate her dad.        ...
2019-06-14 20:15

Mercedes boss Wolff says F1 should change rules for "harder racing" Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff wants a discussion with Formula 1 stakeholders to establish new rules for 2021 that allow drivers to engage in "harder racing"...
2019-06-14 20:15

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

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I think we need a full ban on any helicopters going over Manhattan itself,” de Blasio said on WNYC’...
2019-06-14 20:30

Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'It’s even worse when he tells the truth' Late-night hosts discussed Trump’s ABC interview where he admitted he would take foreign information on his opponents and not report itWith Donald Trump admitting he would accept foreign intelligence on his political opponents, late-night hosts had a...
2019-06-14 20:45

Notre Dame Worshipers Must Wear Hard Hats at First Mass Since Devastating Fire The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, which was devastated by a huge fire in April, is set to hold its first mass since the disaster. Around 20 worshippers will attend the service on Saturday, which is being held in a side-chapel that was undamaged by t...
2019-06-14 20:45

Equestrian coach, rider Robert Gage dies by suicide after recent SafeSport ban for misconduct Robert Gage, a three-time World Cup Grand Prix equestrian rider, was banned by SafeSport, which investigates allegations of abuse in Olympic sports.       ...
2019-06-14 20:45

Giants sign 1st-round picks Lawrence and Baker The New York Giants signed first-round draft picks defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence and cornerback DeAndre Baker. Their third first-rounder, quarterback Daniel Jones, is not yet signed       ...
2019-06-14 20:45

Maximum Security returns to the races for first time since Kentucky Derby DQ Maximum Security, disqualified from victory in the Kentucky Derby, returns to action in Sunday's Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park while older horses slug it out in the Stephen Foster at Churchill Downs on Saturday....
2019-06-14 20:45

I think my mother and sister are autistic. What should I do? It’s important to ask yourself whose agenda this is, says Annalisa Barbieri, and whether they really want helpI have often wondered whether we have undiagnosed adult autism in our family. All my life, I have felt I have greater emotional intelligence...
2019-06-14 20:45

Get on board with boat shoes, would-be Tory leaders A nostalgic trend could be just the thing for wannabe captains of the Brexit shipLong associated with yachts and men in their 60s, boat shoes are enjoying a surge in popularity thanks to influential fashion designers putting them on the catwalk. Prad...
2019-06-14 20:45

Cocktail of the week: The Courtyard's American Beauty | The Good Mixer If you’re wondering where the summer’s gone, you’ll find it in this sunny, cucumber-infused take on G&T with lemon and apple juice Summer in a glass. For the syrup, use a cucumber-flavoured tonic water, if you can – there are a few on the market now,...
2019-06-14 20:45

Julian Assange appeals against jail for hiding in embassy as he fights extradition Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is appealing against the 50-week prison sentence imposed for hiding in the Ecuadorian embassy for more than seven years, a court heard today....
2019-06-14 20:45

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

Sarbananda Sonowal Meets Amit Shah, Discusses Situation In Assam Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday met Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed with them various issues concerning the state....
2019-06-14 21:30

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention of Governor KN Tripathi to resolve the impasse in......
2019-06-14 21:30

The Latest: Fan say deputy was first to push Raptors exec A Warriors fan says he did not see the president of the Toronto Raptors strike a sheriff's deputy in the face as the executive tried to enter the court after his team won the NBA championship in Oakland       ...
2019-06-14 21:30

Bill de Blasio, Corey Johnson reach deal on $92.8B budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a deal on a $92.8 billion city budget– up $300 million from the figure Hizzoner proposed in April. At a City Hall press conference Friday de Blasio said the agreement includes ...
2019-06-14 21:30

King Arthur Flour issues recall over possible E. coli contamination King Arthur Flour, Inc. has issued a recall for over 14,000 cases of its 5-pound unbleached all-purpose flour after wheat used to make the product was linked to an ongoing E. coli outbreak....
2019-06-14 21:30

Patient dies after fecal transplant, prompting FDA safety warning The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety warning over fecal transplants after one patient died after undergoing the procedure, and another became severely ill....
2019-06-14 21:30

London Drugs offers to fund Victoria Remembrance Day costs as council debates asking military The Canadian pharmacy chain said the company plans to cover the costs of the events and other veterans' commemorations "for at least the next few years."...
2019-06-14 21:45

Pascal Siakam And Fred VanVleet Were Pure Joy The very end of Game 6 was like holding in a sneeze. At the end of the NBA Finals you might expect a satisfying, full release of tension, but that moment never really came. Instead the refs puttered and dithered over what to do with that ersatz timeo...
2019-06-14 22:00

Kyle Lowry Kept The Raptors Alive It was an up-and-down postseason in what’s been an up-and-down career for Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry, but on Thursday night, when all of his teammates struggled to score out of the gate in Game 6, it was Lowry who helped give them the jumpstart t...
2019-06-14 22:00

What to know about antibiotics and tooth infections Antibiotics may be an effective treatment option for a tooth infection. There are many different types of antibiotic and many other potential remedies. Learn more about using antibiotics for a tooth infection here....
2019-06-14 22:15

Amazon Lays Off Dozens Of Game Developers During E3 Yesterday, as the video game industry’s attention was focused squarely on the final day of the E3 convention in Los Angeles, Amazon’s video game division quietly laid off dozens of employees....
2019-06-14 22:15

White House tweets photo of Trump hugging Old Glory for Flag Day The White House celebrated Flag Day on Friday by tweeting out a photo of a grinning President Trump giving Old Glory a bearhug. Along with the photo of the president, the tweet shows an image of the American flag with the words: “FLAG DAY JUNE 14,” w...
2019-06-14 22:15

Suspect with man bun caught on camera stomping cyclist at bus stop A thug with a man bun stomped a 65-year-old cyclist unconscious — and then stole his bike during a heinous, caught-on-video attack in California. Bus dashcam video released by local police captures the Wednesday morning attack as it unfolds at...
2019-06-14 22:15

Girelli treble helps Italy thrash Jamaica to reach last 16 "Italy\u0027s Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat-trick and substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Friday."...
2019-06-14 22:30

Yemen: maternal and newborn health ‘on the brink of total collapse’, UNICEF alerts After more than four years of grinding conflict in Yemen, healthcare for mothers and their babies is “on the brink of collapse”, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday, in a report that highlights the difficulties of childbirth and parentin...
2019-06-14 22:45

Seems Like the Harriet Tubman Bill Was Pretty Far Along Before Steven Mnuchin Pulled the Plug Last month, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Congress that the much-anticipated $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman would be delayed by six years for technical reasons, and might not even feature the abolitionist whatsoever. However, a New Y...
2019-06-14 22:45

Fox & Friends Tries Really Hard to Goad Trump Into War With Iran President Donald Trump celebrated his birthday today with a marathon call with Fox & Friends, rambling for over 50 minutes. Along the way, the Fox crew, led by Brian Kilmeade, did its absolute best to get Trump to all but declare war on Iran....
2019-06-14 22:45

Trump Campaign Declares It Will Do Collusion on a 'Case by Case Basis' Donald Trump’s 2020 press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on CBS on Thursday that the campaign would handle offers of opposition research from foreign governments on a “case by case basis.” Cool!...
2019-06-14 22:45

AP Top Stories June 14 P Here's the latest for Friday June 14th: Trump accuses Iran of oil tank attacks; Brazilians begin general strike to protest pension reform; Amanda Knox attends festival in Italy and Pink Floyd guitarist puts some of his guitars up for auction. ...
2019-06-14 23:15

Sprint 5G network coverage map: which cities are covered? Sprint launched its True 5G Network at the end of May 2019 and because it uses mid-band spectrum as the underlying technology for the network, it has been able to offer the widest 5G coverage of all US carriers at launch.In contrast, rivals Verizon W...
2019-06-14 23:15

What Is the Hatch Act and How Did Kellyanne Conway Violate It? Yesterday afternoon, the Office of Special Counsel advised that President Trump fire Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, after several violations of the Hatch Act. This law limits the abilities of any federal employee to engage in political...
2019-06-14 23:30

Dad wants to sue NYPD over son’s subway station electrocution death A father whose son died during a run-in with cops says the NYPD gave him inconsistent accounts of what happened and then refused to provide information from its probe, according to new court papers. Guillermo Rene Moreira says in the Manhattan Suprem...
2019-06-14 23:30

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)...
2019-06-14 23:30

Industry min open to discuss with everyone, including Atlantia, on Alitalia -sources Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure group Atlantia, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
2019-06-14 23:30

UPDATE 2-U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billi...
2019-06-14 23:30

Senegal police detain protesters amid outcry over gas deal Senegalese riot police fired tear gas and detained more than 20 people on Friday at an unsanctioned protest in Dakar over a BBC report of allegations the president's brother was involved in fraud related to two offshore gas blocks developed by BP PLC...
2019-06-15 00:30

Barcelona's acting mayor set to win re-election, keep out separatists Barcelona's acting far-leftist mayor Ada Colau may win a second term in office on Saturday with the support of the Socialists and representatives backed by former French premier Manuel Valls - in a deal aimed at preventing a Catalan pro-independence ...
2019-06-15 00:30

Breaks in the perfect symmetry of the universe could be a window into completely new physics The bible of particle physics is dying for an upgrade. And physicists may have just the thing: Some particles and forces might look in the mirror and not recognize themselves. That, in itself, would send the so-called Standard Model into a tailspin....
2019-06-15 00:30

Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
2019-06-15 00:30

U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week: source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday....
2019-06-15 00:30

Global stocks dip as Fed meeting looms, oil climbs on geopolitical fears U.S. stocks ended nominally lower on Friday as investors awaited next week's Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the U.S.-Iran confrontation in the Gulf of Oman added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher....
2019-06-15 00:30

Huge congratulations to Ivanka Trump for raking in almost $4 million from the Trump Hotel in DC last Huge congratulations to Ivanka Trump for raking in almost $4 million from the Trump Hotel in DC last year, presumably for absolutely no work. More than 20 percent of American children live in poverty. But yeah, mainly, just massive congrats....
2019-06-15 00:45

Here are three reasons why a Fed rate cut won't save Wall Street Senior economists from both political parties say a rate cut may not work that smoothly even if the Fed says yes. And that poses risks to America's decade-long recovery as the 2020 presidential election draws nearer....
2019-06-15 00:45

George R.R. Martin Only Came To Set When We Were Filming Scenes With Nudity In Them, Didn’t Talk To Anyone, Then Immediately Left After They Were Over As the showrunner of Game Of Thrones, adapting the incredible work of author George R.R. Martin for television was one of the greatest honors of my career. And even though Martin is a famously fickle and detail-oriented author, he was very trusting a...
2019-06-15 02:00

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the police said....
2019-06-15 02:00

Before David Ortiz was shot, the Red Sox were struggling. Now, they’re coping. Defending World Series champions have hardly looked like their dominant 108-win selves from last season -- and that was before one of their most storied players was shot in his native Dominican Republic....
2019-06-15 02:15

90 Day Fiancé's Ashley Martson Checking Into Rehab for Depression Ashley Martson is ready to get some help. E! News can confirm the 90 Day Fiancé star has plans to check into rehab for depression. And in an exclusive conversation with E! News,......
2019-06-15 02:15

Kuchar's eagle at 18 puts him in contention at US Open Matt Kuchar's reputation took a major hit when a story emerged earlier this year that he paid his fill-in Mexican caddie only $5,000 after winning a tournament that earned him nearly $1.3 million        ...
2019-06-15 02:30

UK joins US in accusing Iran of tanker attacks as crew held Trump says incident involving two vessels in Gulf of Oman has ‘Iran written all over it’ The US has accused Iran of detaining the crew of one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman this week, as the UK also joined in formally blaming the cou...
2019-06-15 02:30

US Open 2019: second round – live! Get all the latest updates from day two at Pebble Beach Official leaderboard for the 119th US OpenSpieth’s caddie criticism shows teamwork gets turbulentAnd feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 1.18am BST If Rory’s wedge into 14 was a bad ...
2019-06-15 02:30

Tesla Driver Imitates Regulators by Appearing to Fall Asleep With Autopilot On We’ve seen this before, and you better believe we’re going to see a hell of a lot more of it. According to video obtained by NBC Los Angeles and an interview with the person who shot the footage, a Tesla driver fell asleep at the wheel of the car whi...
2019-06-15 02:30

3rd suspected suicide in 9 days for New York City police NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a 29-year-old officer has died after shooting himself in the head, the department’s third suspected suicide in nine days. Police say he was shot around 3:45 p.m. Friday on a Staten Island street. Two off...
2019-06-15 02:45

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers gets 1-game substance-abuse ban FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended for the first game in 2019 for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The decision Friday came about 10 months after the former Baylor basketball player was arre...
2019-06-15 02:45

CDC director praises Alabama HIV clinic ahead of campaign MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama HIV clinic’s commitment to providing health ser...
2019-06-15 02:45

Is the Mazda3 Hatchback the Best Car of 2019? The new Mazda3 is extravagantly equipped and great to look at, especially for the price, says Dan Neil. But it takes more than a nice body to be declared this year’s top gas-powered car....
2019-06-15 02:45

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crime Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor sex crime for allegedly groping a woman’s breast at a New York City rooftop bar, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said....
2019-06-15 02:45

Jim Cramer: Put Chewy on the shopping list and buy it on a pullback "Even after today's magnificent run, Chewy isn't all that expensive. The company's got a great growth story and they have legions of loyal customers," Jim Cramer says....
2019-06-15 03:15

How to use an inhaler with a spacer Spacers are plastic tubes that attach to the end of an inhaler. In this article, we discuss their benefits, how to use and clean them, and tips for using inhalers....
2019-06-15 03:45

Biden says he won’t use bots, disinformation, deepfakes The former vice president promises not to use dubious tactics, days after President Trump says he would listen if foreign governments offered information on his rivals....
2019-06-15 04:30

The best cheap scanner By Ben Keough This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to cheap scanners. We�...
2019-06-15 04:45

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
2019-06-15 05:30

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
2019-06-15 05:30

Composer Alan Menken's secrets to modernizing 'Aladdin' tunes Composer Alan Menken says he's "very protective" of his work on "Aladdin" and other classic Disney movies -- but also knows knows he can't be too protective. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-15 05:45

Why Mira Sorvino shared her date rape story now Actress Mira Sorvino revealed that she's a survivor of date rape in an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York. She explained the decision while promoting the upcoming action comedy "Stuber." (June 14) &...
2019-06-15 05:45

Bauers hits for cycle as Indians drub Tigers 13-4 Cleveland's Jake Bauers hit for the cycle, and the Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-4 after scoring eight runs in the fourth inning       ...
2019-06-15 06:15

Jesse Watters: Democratic debate lineups put Elizabeth Warren in unique spot Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., appears to be the only top-tier Democratic candidate featured on the first of the two-night debates, according to Jesse Watters....
2019-06-15 06:30

Rep. Will Hurd disinvited to cybersecurity conference after voting record on women's issues sparks outrage Rep. Will Hurd, R-Tex, will no longer be speaking at cyber security conference after critics expressed outrage over his voting record on women's issues. ...
2019-06-15 06:30

YouTube TV is giving away free Showtime subscriptions to longtime users They say that nothing in life is free, but Google would beg to differ, as select YouTube TV subscribers are now being offered a free subscription to Showtime from now through September 5th. The subscription typically costs $10.99 per month, but if yo...
2019-06-15 06:45

China denies its vessel intentionally sank Filipino boat China has acknowledged its fishing vessel hit a Filipino boat in the disputed South China Sea in an incident that prompted an outcry in the Philippines but denies the collision was intentional...
2019-06-15 07:15