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How to Use a Slide Rule

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How to Use a Slide Rule

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Avoiding “summer slide” (NBC News)  Studies have found students can lose more than a month of academic learning over the summer break.  It’s a “brain drain” parents can minimize by taking advantage of free educational activities. “Microsoft and Apple...
2019-05-31 22:45

Federer is on the slide with every reason to believe he can dethrone Nadal "Renaissance man Roger Federer is physically and mentally sharp enough to finally record a win over Rafael Nadal at the French Open, writes Desmond Kane."...
2019-06-05 07:30

Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition....
2019-06-03 21:30

Stocks Slide as Investors Weigh Trade Tensions U.S. stocks slipped in midday trading, giving up gains from earlier in the session, as investors weighed fallout from the latest escalation in trade tensions around the world....
2019-06-03 18:30

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the outlook for global demand....
2019-05-31 15:30

Spies try to slide into your encrypted DMs, Apple and Google are not impressed GCHQ. Behind this abbreviation for Government Communications Headquarters are the spy agencies of the United Kingdom, just like the NSA is an umbrella for other three-letter organizations that are tasked with keeping our country safe from adversaries...
2019-05-31 00:00

Spies try to slide into your encrypted iMessage DMs, and Apple is not impressed GCHQ. Behind this abbreviation for Government Communications Headquarters are the spy agencies of the United Kingdom, just like the NSA is an umbrella for other three-letter organizations that are tasked with keeping our country safe from adversaries...
2019-05-30 13:30

In Silver's Slide, Another Sign of Global-Growth Worries The price of silver has fallen to its lowest level relative to gold in more than 26 years, a sign of slowing global growth to analysts who use the relationship between the two metals to gauge momentum in the global economy....
2019-06-03 04:15

Oil prices slide as trade wars roil financial markets Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday, extending losses of over 3% from Friday, when crude markets racked up their biggest monthly losses in six months amid stalling demand and as trade wars fanned fears of a global economic slowdown....
2019-06-03 04:15

US stock indexes end mixed; Nasdaq slumps on big tech slide Major U.S. stock indexes ended mostly lower Monday amid signs that the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to ratchet up scrutiny on some of the market’s biggest names: Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Google...
2019-06-03 23:45

Wall Street tumbles as Facebook, Alphabet extend slide U.S. stocks went back into the red on Monday after regulatory fears sent shares of internet giants Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon.com sharply lower, particularly weighing down on the tech-laden Nasdaq....
2019-06-03 21:30

Adidas shares slide as traders say its top investor GBL plans to cut its stake Adidas shares fell 3% on news that one of the German sportswear company's top shareholders, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, was preparing to sell a portion of its near $4.5 billion stake, three traders said....
2019-06-12 15:30

Stocks in Asia slide following overnight slip on Wall Street Investors will be watching out for market reaction from Hong Kong's Hang Seng index. It closed 1.73% lower on Wednesday, amid violent clashes between protesters and riot police over a controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-13 03:15

Apple shares slide as HSBC cuts price target Apple shares were down 3% in early deals Monday after HSBC cut the tech giant's price target over fears of its exposure to the trade war between the U.S. and China....
2019-05-21 14:31

Markets slide as Panasonic joins list of firms walking away from Huawei Panasonic joins Google, Intel and Qualcomm following US ban in what is beginning to shape up as a tech cold war Panasonic has joined the growing list of companies to sever ties with Huawei by announcing that it will stop supplying some components to ...
2019-05-23 08:45

Deutsche Bank Funding Costs Subdued Despite Share-Price Slide The lender’s shares fell to a record low Monday, yet debt investors aren’t panicking and a key measure of the German bank’s funding costs has improved in the past week....
2019-06-04 13:30

Giants' Kevin Pillar Successfully Steals Second With The World's Most Powerful Slide In the bottom of the seventh, Brewers pitcher Alex Claudio attempted to pick off Giants center fielder Kevin Pillar at first. As Claudio turned to make the throw, Pillar took off for second. Thanks to a lack of urgency from Milwaukee’s Jesus Aguilar,...
2019-06-15 18:45

Global shares slide on fear trade spat morphs to a tech cold war World shares skidded further on Thursday and oil prices plunged more than 5% as investors worried the China-U.S. trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies, boosting the dollar and knocking benchmark g...
2019-05-24 01:30

US tech stocks slide as Google, Facebook and Apple fear antitrust investigations US government reportedly considering separate investigations into whether tech giants are engaged in anti-competitive practicesUS tech stocks were dragged down on Monday amid fears US antitrust officials were preparing to investigate Apple, Facebook ...
2019-06-03 23:30

U.S. stock futures, oil slide as trade wars stoke global recession fears U.S. stock futures, Asian share markets and oil prices slipped to multi-month lows on Monday on mounting worries growing Sino-U.S. tensions and Washington's new tariff threats against Mexico could tip the global economy into a recession....
2019-06-03 03:30

U.S. stock futures, oil slide as trade wars stoke global recession anxiety U.S. stock futures, Asian share markets and oil prices slipped to multi-month lows on Monday on worries intensifying Sino-U.S. tensions and Washington's new tariff threats against Mexico could tip the global economy into a recession....
2019-06-03 08:45

Embankment at Vale's Gongo Soco begins slow slide; dam holds intact An embankment at a Brazilian iron ore mine run by Vale SA has begun to slide slowly into the bottom of a mining pit though it is unlikely to have major consequences, the firm said in a securities filing on Friday....
2019-05-31 17:45

Warren worried about ‘slide towards war with Iran’, says Trump needs to ‘come to Congress’ before taking military action Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she’s “very concerned about a slide towards war with Iran” and highlighted that President Donald Trump “has to come to Congress” for authorization before taking military action against Iran...
2019-06-15 14:45

Trade wars: Markets slide again as China blasts US's 'intimidation and coercion' - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as City investors fear the US-China trade war is intensifyingBeijing: US’s exorbitant demands have scuppered trade dealChina’s new trade white paper criticises USTrump’s Mexican tariff threa...
2019-06-03 10:30

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
2019-05-22 09:15

Plane passenger mistakes emergency exit for bathroom, deploys emergency slide A passenger aboard a Pakistan International Airlines flight mistook the emergency exit for the bathroom and canceled the flight.       ...
2019-06-10 18:30

METALS-Shanghai base metals slide in trade war selloff Shanghai copper and zinc slid to multi-month lows on Thursday as the China base metals complex tracked a broad selloff in London overnight amid Sino-U.S. trade tensions, while President Xi Jinping warned of difficult times ahead. FU...
2019-05-23 07:00

'Empire of Sin' looks like a new-school 'Mob Rule' It's been 20 years since Mob Rule, the organized crime real-time strategy game. Despite a few efforts like Omerta - City of Gangsters, Gangsters 2: Vendetta and Gangland in the years since, there hasn't been a true successor in the Mafia-me...
2019-06-15 04:45

Dudes rule Memorial Day TV Memorial Day is almost always an occasion for the networks to trot out those World War II chestnuts. Programmers got a little frisky this year, digging deep into film history for some unusual movies. For those who can’t get through this day without s...
2019-05-25 09:30

How to Opt Out of Chase's New 'Binding Arbitration' Rule Chase has started rolling out a new binding arbitration rule for its credit card users, Fast Company’s Cale Guthrie Weissman first reported last week....
2019-06-05 05:30

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

Not Much Difference Between Jungle Rule And UP Law And Order: Congress The Congress today hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government over the killing of the state Bar Council president, saying there was not much difference between "jungle rule" and law and order in the......
2019-06-13 09:45

Sources: Man United rule out move for Sancho Manchester United will pursue alternative targets to bolster their attacking options this summer after ruling out an £80 million move for Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, sources have told ESPN FC....
2019-05-22 18:45

These Countries Follow the 'Six Month Rule' for Passports If you have any international travel planned, you’re going to want to check the expiration date on your passport right away. Of course, you know better than to try and cross borders with an expired passport, but many countries require a six month buf...
2019-06-06 03:00

New SEC Rule Heightens Broker Responsibilities to Investors Stockbrokers will be required to act in the best interest of clients and disclose more about conflicts of interest that can skew investment advice under a regulation poised for approval on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 17:30

New agent rule leaves Div. II player in limbo Glenville State forward Phil Bledsoe's playing status is in limbo after he discovered that the new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential doesn't apply to Division II players....
2019-05-29 18:30

The most commonly broken ‘house rule’ in America ‘Always say please and thank you’, ‘no phones at the dinner table’ and ‘never go to bed angry’ are three of the top 10 most common house rules in America, according to new research. A study examining how families m...
2019-06-05 00:15

Remember the ‘10,000 Hours’ Rule for Success? Forget About It “Range,” by David Epstein, argues that the unpredictable demands of contemporary life increasingly give the advantage to generalists, not specialists....
2019-05-28 15:45

| Barca rule ter Stegen out of Copa Del Rey final Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has been ruled out of the Copa del Rey final against Valencia after he failed to recover in time from a knee injury....
2019-05-23 00:45

HHS rule change would exclude transgender from discrimination law The Trump administration proposed a new rule Friday to strip discrimination protections for transgender persons in healthcare -- a move to reverse an Obama-era policy enacted to guard that segment of the population....
2019-05-24 21:45

Kenyan court to rule on decriminalization of same-sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya — On the eve of what could be a landmark ruling in Kenya on whether same-sex relations are crimes, gay rights activist and gospel singer Joji Baro says he has no intention of returning home to the East African country. No matter that f...
2019-05-23 23:15

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
2019-05-31 17:15

Islamists in Sudan rally in support of Islamic rule Thousands of Islamists in Sudan long allied with ousted president Omar al-Bashir's regime are rallying to support military-backed Islamic rule in the face of alleged attempts by protesters to abolish it....
2019-05-24 21:45

Science deals a setback to Obamacare's transgender rule As hard as the social justice movement tries to erase the meaning of words as we all know them, we're not quite there yet and the Trump administration's reversal of an Obama-era rule on healthcare demonstrated that on Friday....
2019-05-24 19:15

Lib Dem leadership hopefuls rule out coalition with Corbyn or Johnson Liberal Democrats leadership hopefuls have ruled out going into coalition with either Jeremy Corbyn or Boris Johnson, branding both men "Brexiteers"....
2019-06-01 01:15

NBA Finals: Warriors rule out Kevin Durant for Game 2 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, who is recovering from a right calf strain, has been ruled out for Game 2 of the NBA Finals, head coach Steve Kerr said....
2019-06-01 05:45

Taiwan: China refuses to rule out force over reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory and is pushing for reunification....
2019-06-02 07:45

Clubs must interview BAME managerial candidates under new EFL rule "Football League (EFL) clubs will interview at least one Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidate for any first-team managerial position from now on to improve equality in the sport."...
2019-06-07 18:30

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to perform abortions (all times local): 4:30 p.m. California has joined nearly two dozen states and muni...
2019-05-22 02:45

Ja Rule is still talking about Fyre Festival for some ungodly reason It would be so easy for Ja Rule to simply not remind the public of his connection to the garbage barge fire that was Fyre Festival. Sure, there are two competing documentaries about the infamous disaster that will forever preserve his involvement wit...
2019-06-06 18:45

Ja Rule Still Thinks the Fyre Festival Was an "Amazing Idea" It's been two years since the Fyre Festival scandal. And even after all the controversy, Ja Rule still thinks the failed festival was a good idea. The rapper defended the epic flop on......
2019-06-06 03:15

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its “colonial administration” of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia...
2019-05-23 01:00

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs....
2019-05-21 23:30

Germans want Merkel's ruling coalition to continue rule Ruling parties in Germany performed badly in the recent EU vote, prompting speculation that Angela Merkel's government could fall. A new opinion poll shows Germans want the CSU/CDU and the SPD to stay together....
2019-06-11 04:45

If Roe v Wade is overturned, we should worry about the rule of law | Shira A Scheindlin Affirming precedence is an important legal principle. If it’s ignored, which other supreme court decisions could be overturned next?Donald Trump was staunchly pro-choice until he sought to become President Donald Trump. From that moment on, a centerp...
2019-05-21 15:00

NFL’s new rule making pass interference reviewable won’t be changed further Coaches can challenge pass interference calls or non-calls, except in the final two minutes of each half, when reviews are handled by a replay official....
2019-06-13 23:45

Yankees relievers rule from start to finish in different kind of win Chad Green faced the first three Padres hitters to start the game and made Greg Garcia, Franmil Reyes and Manny Machado look sick on a string of high-octane fastballs. Adam Ottavino, Tommy Kahnle, Zack Britton and Aroldis Chapman covered the final fo...
2019-05-28 01:30

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

This is four-time NBA champ John Salley's No. 1 money rule "Go for success, figure out how to do something that will make you happy while doing it, and the caveat is money comes along with it," says NBA star-turned-entrepreneur John Salley....
2019-05-28 23:45

Giants don't rule out Week 1 start for QB Daniel Jones While Pat Shurmur has called Eli Manning the starting quarterback, the New York Giants coach hasn't ruled out the possibility of rookie Daniel Jones starting Week 1....
2019-06-11 22:30

GDP Growth Overestimated During UPA, NDA Rule: Ex-Chief Economic Adviser India's growth in a six-year period spanning both the Congress-led UPA government and the BJP-led NDA government was overstated by about 2.5 per cent, former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian......
2019-06-11 08:30

Portugal's Socialists prepare run for majority rule after EU vote Portugal's ruling Socialists are prepared to ditch their far-left allies and go it alone at a general election in October, emboldened by their sound economic management and a weak opposition to seek majority rule....
2019-05-27 17:45

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....
2019-05-21 21:01

Dem rivals rebuke Biden for not backing abortion rule repeal Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women's rights advocates for his contorted defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions....
2019-06-05 22:15

Abortion: Biden drops support for 40-year-old rule day after backing it Former vice-president says he can no longer support Hyde amendment, which prohibits use of federal funding for abortionsA day after Joe Biden affirmed his support for the Hyde Amendment – a measure that prohibits the use of federal funding for aborti...
2019-06-07 03:30

SEC’s new rule tells brokers to put clients’ interests first. Critics say it’s too weak. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s requirement falls short of what many consumer advocates argue is needed to address conflicts of interest that permeate Wall Street and is far weaker than a rule adopted during the Obama administration....
2019-06-06 03:00

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation....
2019-06-14 22:45

US drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation....
2019-06-14 22:15

African bloc suspends Sudan, demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until the establishment of civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's fall in April....
2019-06-07 00:45

UK government security decisions can be challenged in court, judges rule Supreme court says GCHQ’s hacking powers should be subject to judicial reviewGovernment security decisions will in future be open to challenge in the courts after judges ruled that a secretive intelligence tribunal could not be exempt from legal acti...
2019-05-22 00:45

Possible flight rule violations under scrutiny in New York helicopter crash The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the pilot, the lone fatality, violated rules governing midtown Manhattan's tightly restricted airspace....
2019-06-11 06:00

U.S. envoy, in interview, does not rule out Israeli annexation in West Bank The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land that the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times published on Saturday....
2019-06-09 01:15

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
2019-06-11 22:15

PM Modi Gets Maldives' Highest Honour "Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen" Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with the Maldives' highest honour "Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen" on Saturday during his two-day state visit to the country....
2019-06-08 18:15

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to block a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription drugs in television ads....
2019-06-15 12:15

Will Challenge Opposition Chief Rule If Congress Allows: Abhishek Singhvi Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Friday said the single largest party in Lok Sabha deserves the post of Leader of Opposition and alleged that the rule cited to deny it the status was......
2019-06-08 04:15

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
2019-06-07 06:30

Video: Should Vettel's Canadian GP penalty prompt F1 rule change? A deserved sanction or a stolen victory? Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari's penalty in the Canadian Grand Prix, which handed Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes another Formula 1 victory, has divided opinion...
2019-06-10 19:30

The Point: Here's how a weird DNC rule is setting the 2020 debate stage Earlier this week, with virtually no advance notice, the Democratic National Committee, released its criteria for how the 23(!) candidates running for the party's presidential nomination can qualify for a spot on the stage for the third party-sanctio...
2019-06-01 01:45

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
2019-05-30 08:30

'Democracy has been hijacked by white men': how minority rule now grips America The US is becoming more diverse and progressive, but white men’s grip on power is being exercised via the courts, gerrymandering and dark money in politicsThe exercise of political power by legislative majorities of white, male elected officials in w...
2019-05-24 08:30

RPT-Poland files complaint with EU's top court over copyright rule change Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Union's top court against copyright rules adopted by the bloc in April to protect Europe's creative industries, which Warsaw says may result in preventive censorship....
2019-05-24 12:45

New agent rule leaves college basketball player in limbo The new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential by allowing them to sign with an agent and still return to school surprisingly doesn't apply to all college players....
2019-05-29 17:45

U.S. waives fuel rule in Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye pipeline The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it waived an environmental rule through June 17 for gasoline sold in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye Partners' Laurel products pipeline....
2019-05-31 01:45

Liberal groups sue over Trump administration's conscience objection rule A collection of legal groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over new rules that protect medical workers with religious objections from being forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide....
2019-05-29 08:15

Poland files complaint with EU's top court over copyright rule change Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Union's top court against copyright rules adopted by the bloc in April to protect Europe's creative industries, which Warsaw says may result in preventive censorship....
2019-05-24 12:45

N’Golo Kanté misses training but Chelsea refuse to rule him out • Midfielder due to travel with squad to Baku on Monday• Kanté sat out session to have treatment on knee injuryChelsea have not given up hope of N’Golo Kanté playing a part in Wednesday’s Europa League final despite the midfielder missing training on...
2019-05-27 15:45

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
2019-05-31 18:15

Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse HHS Protections for Transgender People (WASHINGTON) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimin...
2019-05-25 02:30

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over 'conscience protections' rule Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rule that protects workers from being forced to provide abortion, sterilization, or voluntary eu...
2019-06-12 02:00

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a state in which Democrats drubbed Republicans in the 2018 midterms, a Democrat governor has promised to ...
2019-06-08 19:15

Supreme Court's Azar v. Allina decision is a tiny victory for the rule of law It’s easy to give up reading amid the minutiae of Monday’s Supreme Court decision, Azar v. Allina Health Services. The majority and dissenting opinions included extended parsing of often obtuse regulatory language. But something simpler and more fund...
2019-06-04 10:15

Diehard Bolsonaro supporters prepare to march as criticism of his rule intensifies As his approval ratings plunge, critics say Brazilian president’s approach has been ‘shocking’Hardcore supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, have urged his followers to flood the streets in defence of their leader on Sunday amid mounting ...
2019-05-24 08:30

Cuba travel ban: Private businesses already suffering 3 days after rule change Three days after President Donald Trump banned cruise ships and private vessels from visiting Cuba, the impact could already be felt.       ...
2019-06-13 17:00

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers Two dozen U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds....
2019-05-22 04:15

‘Rule-breaking’ crab fossils have weird shrimp and lobster features A newly-discovered type of crab from the Cretaceous period looks like it had the eyes of a larva, the mouth of a shrimp, and the carapace of a lobster...
2019-05-21 15:00

Broker Rule to Require Bias Disclosures; Effect on Pay Practices Unclear Investors will soon learn more about conflicts of interest that can bias investment advice under a new SEC regulatory action. Less clear is whether it would disrupt how brokers are paid....
2019-06-05 03:15

Dozens of States Sue Trump Administration Over Vile New Healthcare 'Conscience' Rule Two dozen states and cities are suing the Trump administration over new rules that allow insurance companies, healthcare providers, and employers to refuse to cover procedures that they say conflict with their conscience because of their religious be...
2019-05-22 16:15

Federal court deals decisive blow to Obama water rule A federal court dealt a decisive blow against the Obama administration's Waters of the U.S. rule this week, bolstering the Trump administration's deregulation agenda....
2019-05-30 01:30

Angus Taylor won't rule out reversing nuclear energy ban if business case stacks up Energy minister dodges questions about how Australia will meet its Paris emission reduction targetsThe energy minister, Angus Taylor, has not ruled out the Morrison government reversing the nuclear energy ban, if a “clear business case” showed the ec...
2019-06-12 14:15

The Chrysanthemum Throne: A Two and a Half Millennia History of Divine Imperial Rule in Japan The Chrysanthemum Throne is the throne of the Emperor of Japan and a metonym referring to the Japanese monarchy itself. The Japanese imperial family has recently been in the news, due to the ascension of Emperor Naruhito on the 1st of May 2019 ...
2019-05-26 04:30

Chris Froome backed to return to best form after crash that will rule him out of Tour de France Team Ineos are confident Chris Froome will return to his best after a crash left him in hospital and ruled him out of his bid for a record-equalling fifth Tour de France next month....
2019-06-13 22:45

Court to rule Friday if B.C. can limit bitumen in key case for Trans Mountain pipeline The decision is expected to be crucial for the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Alberta's efforts to get oilsands crude to overseas markets....
2019-05-24 16:15

NYC, state join legal fight over ‘moral conviction’ health care rule New York City and state are joining up with a coalition of more than 20 state and local governments in a lawsuit to block a new rule issued by the federal government that opponents say would allow health care providers to deny treatment based on thei...
2019-05-22 05:45

With Social Media Campaign, Women In Japan Fight "Heels At Work" Rule A group of Japanese women Monday submitted a petition to the government to protest what they say is a de-facto requirement for female staff to wear high heels at work....
2019-06-03 15:15

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.        ...
2019-05-23 11:15

Trump’s anti-abortion global gag rule threatening women's lives, report says ‘People are dying’ in Africa and south Asia as a result of policy that bans aid to foreign groups who support abortions, says author of reportThe Trump administration’s anti-abortion restrictions on US global health aid funding have significantly dam...
2019-06-06 02:00

Democratic lawmaker Nadler accuses Trump of lying, doesn't rule out impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler accused President Donald Trump of lying about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation on Wednesday but declined to say whether he would move forward with i...
2019-05-29 23:30

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previously agreed to, “led her to undergo a forced pregnancy”, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cul...
2019-05-21 15:45

Glenville State aims to clear player amid agent-rule mistake Glenville State is working to clear Phil Bledsoe after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new NCAA rule permitting only Division I players to declare for the NBA draft and sign with an agent while maintaining college eligibil...
2019-05-31 06:30

Daily on Energy: Utilities warned EPA about hamstringing natural gas and renewables with a coal-only climate rule 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!...
2019-05-29 10:45

Wake up, England: Boris Johnson’s ‘charm’ is just the arrogance of those born to rule | Suzanne Moore The Tory leadership contest shows we’ll keep running back to the posh boys, no matter how much they use and abuse usI recognise this feeling and I hate it. A friend is going out with a guy who humiliates her, spends her money, has affairs and is abus...
2019-06-15 02:30

The 10,000-hour rule for sporting success is largely a myth, so let kids dabble | Sean Ingle A new book blows out of the water the theory that the key to sport success is relentless practice and focus from an early ageThis column comes from the sleepy Austrian town of Götzis, where Katarina Johnson-Thompson has obliterated a world-class hept...
2019-05-27 12:45

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Trump’s HIV initiative gets a boost thanks to an Obamacare rule 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!...
2019-06-12 20:30

England fine-tuning is complete as Eoin Morgan's side bid to rule the world Even in the smoothest of Cricket World Cup build ups, as the world's top-ranked team and having won 11 series on the spin, England have been unable to avoid making three changes to their provisional squad on the eve of the tournament....
2019-05-21 14:45

Outrage in Hong Kong as Extradition Plan Exposes Deep Fears of China’s Rule Petitions have drawn support from lawyers, teachers and even anime fans. Groups say the plan could hurt Hong Kong’s reputation as an international business hub....
2019-06-07 19:15

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
2019-05-30 05:30

Top court to rule whether parents of Mexican teenager killed by American border patrol agent can sue The question before the justices in the case is when federal law enforcement officers can be sued for civil rights violations in cases where there is no other legal remedy....
2019-05-28 19:30

Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he knows where the drugs are kept, Saunders eyes Smith unification but won’t rule out Eubank Jnr rematch Deontay Wilder says some awful things but isn't cheating like the rest, and Billy Joe Saunders is already contemplating his next move at super-middleweight The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he knows where the drugs are kept, Saunders eyes Smi...
2019-05-21 23:30

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir just over a month a...
2019-05-21 15:00

SEC Extends Review of CBOE Holdings' Rule Filing to Trade SPXpm, Its Proposed New S&P 500 Index Option Product CHICAGO, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported that at the end of business today the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instituted "proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove" the proposed rule ...
2019-05-23 20:15

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2019-05-29 20:45

Elephant & Castle regeneration plan: High Court set to rule on social housing quota following crowdfunded legal challenge Campaigners are challenging the number of low-cost homes included in the £1 billion regeneration plan for Elephant & Castle's shopping centre, which has already been approved by Southwark council....
2019-05-22 11:15

Censorship by mob rule is awful, but YouTube's censorship by algorithm is a dumpster fire The only revolving door more insufferable than that between Congress and K Street is between Media Matters and left-wing activism parading as "journalism." And that national problem is best exemplified by Vox's Carlos Maza, who was once described by ...
2019-06-06 21:00

US Aviation authority waits to rule on Boeing 737 MAX 8 at aviation summit The US aviation safety agency FAA is not yet satisfied with Boeing's software fixes after two recent crashes of the 737 MAX 8. However, several US airlines have prepared for the return of the jet to their fleets....
2019-05-23 17:45

Tory leadership race: Michael Gove 'prepared to delay Brexit' until late 2020... as Sajid Javid refuses to rule out extension Tory leadership hopeful Michael Gove has told cabinet colleagues he is prepared to delay Brexit until the end of next year rather than leave without a deal on October 31....
2019-06-02 18:45

The rule was 'no midriff': Why Jasmine doesn’t bare her belly in ‘Aladdin’ Jasmine originally wore bra tops and bared her belly in Disney's 1992 animated version of "Aladdin." But things have changed in 2019.        ...
2019-05-24 23:15

Tyson Fury: ‘This is what I was born to do’ Tyson Fury in good spirits as build up to Tom Schwarz fight continues The post Tyson Fury: ‘This is what I was born to do’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-13 13:30

AP Top Stories June 13 Here's the latest for Thursday June 13th: Trump: "open to listening" to dirt on opponents from foreign powers; 6 arrested in David Ortiz shooting; more        ...
2019-06-13 13:45

Amazon Prime Premier League fixtures confirmed: Man Utd vs Tottenham headlines December schedule Amazon Prime have confirmed which 2019-20 Premier League fixtures they will be broadcasting in December, with their two rounds of matches headlined by the Merseyside derby and a heavyweight clash between Manchester United and Tottenham....
2019-06-13 13:45

It’s time for Chelsea to blow it up, trust the process and start again "With a manager on the way out, no star, and no chance of signing new players, it’s time for Chelsea to hit the reset button - writes Pete Sharland."...
2019-06-13 13:45

X-Men director Bryan Singer to pay $150G to settle sex assault claim: report An attorney for Hollywood director Bryan Singer announced Wednesday that the filmmaker will pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy while partying on a yacht in 2003.   ...
2019-06-13 13:45

By the Book: Elliot Ackerman The novelist and journalist, whose most recent book is the memoir “Places and Names,” thinks Vronsky gets a bad rap in “Anna Karenina”: “I believe that he loved Anna, in his strange broken way.”...
2019-06-13 14:30

Pilot shortages, unsold planes weigh on ATR deliveries: sources Franco-Italian turboprop maker ATR is tackling a slump in deliveries resulting from a combination of industrial delays, unsold aircraft and pilot shortages, industry sources said....
2019-06-13 14:30

Tesco CEO not ready to check out in tough UK retail climate The boss of Tesco said he had unfinished business at Britain's biggest retailer after its quarterly sales growth slowed in a subdued grocery market under a cloud from poor early summer weather....
2019-06-13 14:30

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report published on Thursday said....
2019-06-13 14:45

If the Fed Cuts, History Provides Guide to Market Impact The consensus view is that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates soon as a form of insurance against persistently low inflation. Fed behavior patterns from previous years hold lessons now for investors....
2019-06-13 14:45

HSBC Carves Special Role as Banker to the Saudis When Saudi Arabia wanted to demonstrate it was open again for global investors after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, officials turned to a longtime banker to the kingdom: HSBC....
2019-06-13 14:45

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
2019-06-13 14:45

What were the 13 most expensive wars in U.S. history? With the recent 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are reminded once again of the human cost of freedom and liberty. But what is the financial cost of war?       ...
2019-06-13 14:45

If you haven’t patched Vim or NeoVim text editors, you really, really should Enlarge (credit: unknown) A recently patched vulnerability in text editors preinstalled in a variety of Linux distributions allows hackers to take control of computers when users open a malicious text file. The latest version of Apple’s macOS is co...
2019-06-13 14:45

Jon Bernthal is your enemy in 'Ghost Recon Breakpoint' Okay, okay, I know what you're thinking: "Hey, that's The Punisher!" But that, my friends, isn't Frank Castle. It's Colonel Cole D. Walker, the antagonist in Ghost Recon Breakpoint, who's portrayed by none other than Jon Bern...
2019-06-13 15:00

Watch: Chris Hemsworth sings Johnny Cash as fat Thor on 'Tonight Show' Chris Hemsworth, appearing on "The Tonight Show," released cellphone footage of himself singing Johnny Cash's "Hurt" while dressed up as fat Thor from "Avengers: Endgame."...
2019-06-13 15:00

Here are the most-loved stocks on Wall Street, including Amazon and a little-known energy company Amazon and little known energy company Diamonback Energy are the only two stocks in the S&P 500 with all buy ratings from Wall Street analysts, according to FactSet....
2019-06-13 15:00

Centre Must Take Action To Prevent Terror Attacks On Soldiers: Congress The Congress on Thursday urged the Modi government and intelligence agencies to take suitable action to prevent terror attacks in the future, a day after five Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF......
2019-06-13 15:15

UP Bar Council Chief Darvesh Yadav Cremated, Family Seeks CBI Probe The mortal remains of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav, who was shot dead on Wednesday, were consigned to flames in her native Chandpur village in Etah district....
2019-06-13 15:15

|StateCaptureinquiryhears'NumberOne'wantedlittle-knownfirmforSAAloan Former SAA Group Treasurer Cynthia Stimpel has told the commission of inquiry into state capture that "Number One" wanted a company called First South to be considered for a R15bn consolidation loan sought by the state-owned airline in 2015....
2019-06-13 15:15

|EFFvsTrevorManuel:Everythingyouneedtoknowasthematterheadstocourtagain As the Economic Freedom Fighters head to court yet again on Friday to take on former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel, here's what you need to know about how the case has unfolded so far....
2019-06-13 15:15

|StocksdropacrosstheGulfasoiltankersincidentfuelsrisk Every major stock index in the Gulf retreated after an incident in the Sea of Oman threatened to inflame the already tense relationship Iran has with its neighbors....
2019-06-13 15:15

Jill Bauer Says Goodbye to QVC After 25 Years: See Her Final Gift Picks We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-06-13 15:15

Pepe the Frog creator wins $15,000 settlement against Infowars Victory is latest in a string of legal actions by Matt Furie, who is seeking to halt the co-option of his cartoon by the far rightMatt Furie, the cartoonist behind the character and online meme Pepe the Frog, has won a $15,000 (£12,000) settlement ag...
2019-06-13 15:45

Briton mails severed toes to Canada for use in notorious cocktail Nick Griffiths sent two digits lost to frostbite to Yukon hotel renowned for Sourtoe specialThe amputated toes of a British endurance athlete are to be given new life, as the centrepiece of a notorious Canadian cocktail.As Nick Griffiths lay in a hos...
2019-06-13 15:45

Laurie Anderson: 'It's a great time to be creating new realities' The avant-garde pioneer’s virtual-reality installation To the Moon is coming to Manchester international festivalThe moon has always been a playground for the imagination. Since a cannon-propelled rocket pierced the moon’s surface in Georges Méliès’ ...
2019-06-13 15:45

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education talks of an “educational crisis”, and alleges that ...
2019-06-13 15:45

Bill Callahan: 'I can't die – life is too good, it can't end' With help from his wife and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, the artist formerly known as Smog has opened up. He’s even talking to his neighbours, he saysOriginally, I was going to interview Bill Callahan at home in Austin, Texas. Then he was going to fly to Lon...
2019-06-13 15:45

Dark Phoenix proves the X-Men need a no-holds-barred Marvel resurrection With the latest movie having a poor showing at the US box office and its best instalments Logan and Deadpool taking place outside the main continuum, the mutant saga won’t be missedIs it mere coincidence that the longest-running big-screen superhero ...
2019-06-13 15:45

UK minister signs off on US request to extradite Julian Assange The UK’s interior minister has certified an extradition order that would send Julian Assange to the US on espionage charges – but the final decision on the embattled WikiLeaks founder rests with the courts. British Home Secretary Sajid Javid told the...
2019-06-13 15:45

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang, envoy says China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang, where he said "education training centers" were helping to stamp out extremism and give people new skills....
2019-06-13 15:45

Iran supreme leader says he has no intention to make or use nuclear weapons Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
2019-06-13 15:45

Ships in Gulf were attacked, other vessels at risk: INTERTANKO The tanker association INTERTANKO said on Thursday that two vessels had been attacked in the Middle East and there were growing worries for the safety of ships and their crews sailing through the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-06-13 15:45

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
2019-06-13 16:15

Footage captures aftermath of Gulf of Oman tanker attack The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Jim Cramer discuss what the possible fallout....
2019-06-13 16:30

Trump-backed Boris Johnson cruises through first round of vote to succeed Theresa May Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through the first round of voting in the race to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and as prime minister -- gaining significantly more votes than his rivals. Former Foreign Sec...
2019-06-13 16:45

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reassure European partners that it will respect its commitment to bring its deficit down to prescribed rules....
2019-06-13 16:45

Just a strong cat doing some pull-ups, putting the rest of us to shame House cats usually make their owners feel better about themselves. They sleep all day, refuse to do anything more productive than eating and cleaning themselves, and generally just lie around making human accomplishments as limited as washing the dis...
2019-06-13 16:45

Moto Z4 won't be launching outside the US and Canada After the Moto Z3 didn't launch in the UK, we weren't expecting the Moto Z4 to launch in a wide variety of countries, but that fact has now been confirmed by Motorola.The flagship Moto Z4 handset was launched in the US earlier this month, a...
2019-06-13 16:45

Google Pixel 4 release date, price, news and leaks The Google Pixel 4 is a secret no more. We know what the Pixel 4 will look like because Google itself has shown us. That's not because the Google Pixel 4 release date is just around the corner - we still fully expect the Pixel 4 launch to t...
2019-06-13 16:45

Post Malone plane had safety issues and significant damage, FAA finds The FAA found that Post Malone's plane that needed to make an emergency landing in August had a bunch of safety violations, according to reports.       ...
2019-06-13 17:00

With a license to drive and $4 million, you can buy James Bond's Aston Martin from 'Goldfinger' James Bond's 1965 Acton Martin DB5 "Most Famous Car in the World" goes up for sale this August. Valued between $4-6 million, will you buy the spy car?       ...
2019-06-13 17:15

Burger King is selling an 'Upside Down Whopper' to honor 'Stranger Things' Fast-food chain Burger King announced it will sell an 'Upside Down Whopper' as part of a partnership with Netflix for its hit show 'Stranger Things.'       ...
2019-06-13 17:15

E3 2019: the future of video games is complicated The end of consoles, the dawn of streaming subscriptions and a lack of clarity. E3 might not be changing but the way we play isDespite the absence of Sony PlayStation, this year’s annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles delivered the usua...
2019-06-13 17:15

Cricket 19 review – exemplary sports sim steps up to the crease PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC; Big Ant Studios/Maximum GamesDelivering all the funky play any bowler or batsman could desire, this virtual leather-on-willow is the best cricket game yetGamers rarely get to hear the thwack of virtual leather on willow t...
2019-06-13 17:15

This is fatherhood We asked fathers to describe the most memorable moment they truly felt like a father, in 500 words or fewer. Here are a selection of their micro-essays....
2019-06-13 17:30

Jessica Biel clarifies that she's not against vaccinations after lobbying against California bill Just hours after being labeled as anti-vaccination for joining Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in lobbying against a bill that would limit medical exemptions, Jessica Biel explained that she is not against vaccinating kids. ...
2019-06-13 17:30

WATCH: Sean Hannity answers audience questions on 'Fox & Friends,' plays Fox Nation's 'Quiz Show' Sean Hannity was a special guest on "Fox & Friends" Thursday, weighing in on President Trump's remarks about accepting dirt on political rivals, taking questions from the live studio audience and playing the Fox Nation "Quiz Show."...
2019-06-13 17:30

The Blues' Stunning Stanley Cup Run Was Keyed by a Rookie Goaltender St. Louis’ worst-to-first campaign began after the team called up Jordan Binnington from the minor leagues in mid-December. In Game 7 of the Finals, he turned into a brick wall against the Bruins’ attack....
2019-06-13 17:30

25 Memphis police hurt after U.S. Marshals task force kills fugitive At least 25 Memphis police officers were injured late Wednesday during a tense standoff after a task force killed a wanted man during a public confrontation, authorities said....
2019-06-13 17:45

Coalition to change Electoral College votes grows closer to 270-vote mark Five times in U.S. history, the candidate who won the national popular vote was not elected president -- including two of the last five. That's spurred a movement to change the way elections are won....
2019-06-13 17:45

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
2019-06-13 17:45

Volvo’s Vera autonomous trucks will transport DFDS goods on public roads Volvo has announced a commercial first for its autonomous Vera trucks -- a partnership with logistics company DFDS to transport goods on public roads.Read More...
2019-06-13 18:15

Dad goes viral for giving hundreds of hugs at Pittsburgh Pride parade One Pennsylvania man has gone viral on social media for sharing the story of his bittersweet exchanges with two strangers at the Pittsburg Pride parade....
2019-06-13 18:15

Ferrari set to drop protest, seek review of Canada penalty Ferrari will not formally appeal the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, sources said on Thursday, but could still seek a review of the decision by presenting fresh evidence....
2019-06-13 18:15

Thai goalkeeper thanks Lloyd for reaching out after thrashing Thailand goalkeeper Sukanya Chor Charoenying endured a humiliating night conceding 13 goals to the United States in the women's World Cup on Tuesday but paid tribute to American forward Carli Lloyd for offering words of encouragement after the loss....
2019-06-13 18:15

Spice Girls film 'in the works and even Posh is on board' We've had the reunion tour and now it seems Spice Girls fans are getting more of what they really, really want, with a new animated film reportedly in the works....
2019-06-13 18:15

Southwest pushes back expected return of troubled Boeing jet DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines is delaying expectations for return of the Boeing 737 Max, which remains grounded after two deadly crashes. Southwest, which has 34 Max jets, said Thursday that it removed the plane from its schedule for an additional...
2019-06-13 18:15

The Latest: Late-entry Piercy at 5 under through 6 at Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local): 9 a.m. The opening seven holes are considered the scoring chances at Pebble Beach. Scott Piercy is showing why. Piercy made birdie on the second, fourth and fifth ...
2019-06-13 18:15

Serbia fires national team coach Mladen Krstajic BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s soccer federation has fired national team coach Mladen Krstajic after a humiliating loss against Ukraine in a European Championship qualifier. Ukraine moved to the top of Group B by routing Serbia 5-0 at home la...
2019-06-13 18:15

Flynn’s new lawyer is a Mueller critic, praised by Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired a new lawyer, a former federal prosecutor who has repeatedly denigrated the Russia investigation. President Donald Trump took notice of Flynn’s new legal represent...
2019-06-13 18:15

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

Australia v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group C updates from MontpellierSubplots abound as Matildas gear up for defining gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 5.14pm BST 14 min: This time the Australians raid down the left, and win a corner. They are looking dang...
2019-06-13 18:15

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details Thursday, although they distorted some facts....
2019-06-13 18:30

U.S. airstrikes, chaotic firefight between allies kill 6 Afghan troops The deadly incident followed several other accidental U.S. bombings. Combat has intensified as peace talks have faltered and the Taliban has launched a “spring offensive.”...
2019-06-13 18:30

Review: ‘Toy Story 4’ is funny and moving — but it’s subpar Pixar Pixar is suffering from a nasty bout of sequelitis. Since 2016, the Disney-owned studio has served up almost exclusively followups — “Finding Dory,” “Cars 3” and The Incredibles 2” — save for the marvelous “Coco” in 2018. Now there’s “Toy Story 4,” a...
2019-06-13 18:30

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

Secret Service Agent Claims He Was Targeted While on Duty by Park Police Because He’s Black A retired former Secret Service agent has filed a federal lawsuit accusing two Park Police officers in the D.C. metro area of stopping him and detaining him because he is black....
2019-06-13 18:30

'Redrum' returns as 'Doctor Sleep' first trailer reveals follow to 'The Shining' The first trailer for 'Doctor Sleep' dropped Thursday showing what life is like for Dan Torrence (Ewan McGregor) years after 'The Shining.'        ...
2019-06-13 18:45

Toyota adds two safety features to 2020 lineup The automaker said it will upgrade a system that issues a two-step alert to request the driver to turn off the engine after a predetermined period at idle. Another upgrade will automatically shift the vehicle into park when the driver exits without s...
2019-06-13 18:45

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

Trump wishes ex-adviser Flynn 'good luck' as sentencing nears U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing....
2019-06-13 19:15

Brown dumps top seed Zverev out of Stuttgart second round "Top seed Alexander Zverev crashed out in the second round of the Stuttgart Open on Thursday, losing 6-4 6-7(3) 6-3 to world number 170 Dustin Brown."...
2019-06-13 19:15

Monzo's app-only banking is coming to the US You might not have heard of Monzo in the US, but there's a good chance your British friends have when the digital bank has racked up over 2 million customers in its short history. And now, it's coming to the US... in a manner of speaking. ...
2019-06-13 19:15

Corsair gaming mouse detects its center of gravity for better tuning Gaming mice have long had adjustable weights to offer your ideal balance between speed and heft, but you're frequently asked to determine that balance on your own. You won't have to put in quite so much guesswork with Corsair's Nights...
2019-06-13 19:15

AT&T cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold orders AT&T has cancelled early orders for the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Tom’s Guide first reported the cancellation, noting that AT&T said the Galaxy Fold would be available again to order as soon as Samsung announces a new launch date. AT&T is offering $...
2019-06-13 19:30

Fourth-placed Toyota "unlucky in traffic" in Le Mans qualifying - Alonso Fernando Alonso's Toyota ended up only fourth in opening qualifying for this weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours as a result of what the Spaniard called bad luck in traffic...
2019-06-13 19:30

The 10 best TV shows of 2019 (so far), from 'Leaving Neverland' to 'Killing Eve' From "Chernobyl" to "Fleabag" and "Leaving Neverland," these are the best 10 TV series that 2019 has been able to produce, so far.        ...
2019-06-13 19:45

Pete Buttigieg plan aims to topple economic hurdles for black Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has rolled out a plan he says will help African Americans overcome some of the economic hurdles they face in the United States....
2019-06-13 20:15

Boeing to deliver 7 MH-47G Chinooks for U.S. special ops in $194.2M deal Citing increased needs, U.S. Special Operations Forces will receive seven additional MH-47G Chinook helicopters from Boeing at a cost of $194.2 million....
2019-06-13 20:15

Former ASU basketball player Jill Noe gives birth to twins as surrogate for twin sister Former Arizona State basketball player Jill Noe was a surrogate for her twin sister, Whitney Bliesner, and recently gave birth to Bliesner's twins.       ...
2019-06-13 20:15

Report: 6 men's basketball programs to face NCAA allegations Report: At least six Division I men's basketball programs will be notified by summer of allegations of Level I violations in the wake of the federal government's recent investigation of corruption in the college game    ...
2019-06-13 20:15

Gboard Gets Handwriting Input Support for Over 200 Languages Google's keyboard app, Gboard gets updated to v8.3.6. The app now supports more than 200 languages for handwriting input. Additionally, there are a couple of new features as well....
2019-06-13 20:15

Gaming Industry Rising Target of Cyber-Attacks, Says Akamai The gaming industry has become a rising target with 12 billion credential stuffing attacks in 17 months, Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 20:15

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on sanctions imposed on the country. ...
2019-06-13 20:45

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

Atlanta couple struck by mystery illness on Dominican Republic trip An Atlanta couple says they were struck by a “very intense” mystery illness while vacationing at the embattled Dominican Republic resort chain where four American tourists have died. Vanessa McNelley-Neal and her husband, James Neal, stay...
2019-06-13 20:45

Trump doubles down on taking dirt on political opponents from foreign powers President Trump on Thursday defended his comments about being open to accepting a foreign power’s dirt on his 2020 opponents and not feeling obligated to tell the FBI — by saying he talks about “everything” with world leaders. “I meet and talk to ‘fo...
2019-06-13 20:45

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is curr...
2019-06-13 20:45

'Toy Story 4' delivers another cinematic grand slam "Toy Story 4" delivers a cinematic grand slam, a nine-years-later sequel that's wholly equal to the high expectations raised by the terrific trio that it follows. Touching, raucously funny, adventurous and yes, even profound, Pixar's signature proper...
2019-06-13 21:15

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

New name for BB&T-SunTrust bank lampooned: 'You could put this on a brand of toothpaste' "They have thrown aside two great brands that had real value in exchange for this horrific, means-nothing statement," said investor psychologist Peter Atwater....
2019-06-13 21:15

| Court denies IAAF’s request to re-impose regulations on Semenya The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has rejected the IAAF’s urgent request to be allowed to immediately re-impose its eligibility regulations on Caster Semenya....
2019-06-13 21:15

When You’ve Seen ‘When They See Us,’ Here’s What to Read These books include ones focused on the Central Park Five and others exploring issues of racism and criminal justice that Netflix’s mini-series raises....
2019-06-13 21:15

Andy Burnham reveals 2038 carbon target for Greater Manchester Plans for airport expansion and new roads lead to mayor being accused of ‘empty rhetoric’ The mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has pledged to make the region carbon neutral by 2038,more than a decade earlier than the target date adopted by ...
2019-06-13 21:15

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

Central Park Five lead prosecutor steps down from role at Columbia Law School over fallout from Netflix series The lead prosecutor in the Central Park Five trial announced Wednesday that she would not return as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School as she, and other key figures from the case, continue to face fallout over the recent Netflix miniseries....
2019-06-13 21:30

Hope Solo ironically keeps the USWNT celebration controversy going Hope Solo has joined the criticism against the United States Women’s National Team. Solo, who played goalie for the USWNT from 2000-2016 and played every minute of the team’s 2015 World Cup triumph, joined others in ripping the American goal celebrat...
2019-06-13 21:30

St. Louis Blues superfan Laila Anderson joins Stanley Cup celebrations The St. Louis Blues gave their fans, especially 11-year-old Laila Anderson, a fairy tale finish on Wednesday night. After winning their first-ever Stanley Cup championship, topping the Bruins, 4-1, in Game 7, the Blues celebrated inside Boston’...
2019-06-13 21:30

Adam Ottavino sees danger with his hot Yankees start Dellin Betances is shut down and he won’t be back for quite some time now that a lat injury has surfaced. The right-hander’s extended absence has only highlighted the importance of Adam Ottavino, who the Yankees signed during the offseason to improve...
2019-06-13 21:30

Nick Nurse not about to say sorry for controversial timeout OAKLAND, Calif. — Raptors first-year head coach Nick Nurse had done wonderful work in the NBA Finals’ first four games and the first 45 minutes of Game 5. It took a while before Nurse got second-guessed, with questions still coming Wednesday about hi...
2019-06-13 21:30

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

More U.S.-Iran conflicts could happen after suspected tanker attack, says expert Paul Salem, Middle East Institute President, and John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner, join 'The Exchange' to discuss oil prices and geopolitical risks the commodity faces....
2019-06-13 21:45

Pelosi: Trump does not know right from wrong House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that when Trump says he's open to accepting information from a foreign power against a political opponent he is showing that 'he does not know right from wrong.' (June 13)      ...
2019-06-13 21:45

GRAPHIC-U.S. healthcare stocks shielded from political pressures prove profitable U.S. healthcare investors have found success this year buying stocks of companies whose products improve eyesight, treat pets and fix crooked teeth, all viewed as unlikely to fall victim to political and regulatory issues pressuring a wide swath of ...
2019-06-13 21:45

UPDATE 1-Argentina's Bioceres eyes 2020 approval of drought-resistant soybean seed in China Argentine biotechnology firm Bioceres SA hopes a soybean seed it is developing with drought-resistant proprieties receives approval within the next month in the United States and by the end of 2020 in China, its chief executive said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 21:45

Acacia investor Odey against any 'best and final' offer from Barrick British hedge fund Odey Asset Management said on Thursday it would reject any offer from Barrick Gold Corp for its stake in Acacia Mining Plc that is framed as "best and final," becoming the second Acacia investor to publicly oppose the Canadian min...
2019-06-13 21:45

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Was Fake, Company Says Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as having no ramifications. Read more......
2019-06-13 22:00

Come for a New Alternator, Stay for the Salmon or a Movie The service department accounts for half a dealership’s profits, on average, so some are trying to keep customers happy with amenities that include fitness centers and even massages....
2019-06-13 22:00

Nancy Pelosi calls Trump’s comments on foreign assistance appalling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election....
2019-06-13 22:15

Trump ex-aide Manafort to seek dismissal of New York charges Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, will ask a judge to dismiss criminal charges against him in New York, his lawyer told Reuters, in a case that will test the state's double jeopardy protections....
2019-06-13 22:15

Democrats: Trump comments give green light to foreign election meddling Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sour...
2019-06-13 22:15

San Francisco to harness AI to reduce racial bias when charging people with crimes San Francisco prosecutors will use artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, becoming the first city to conduct this type of experiment using a "bias mitigation tool."...
2019-06-13 22:30

Man Leads Police on a Chase in a Mail Truck and the Outcome is Predictable If I had to make a list of “worst vehicles to use to escape the police,” the Grumman LLV mail delivery truck would be somewhere just below tractor and forklift. And yet one Florida man apparently went for it anyway, and the results were 100 percent p...
2019-06-13 22:30

Car Sales Are Slipping Into Recession-Level Decline Car sales seem to be hitting recession levels of decline, China is eyeballing hydrogen fuel-cell tech, oil tanker attacks boost oil prices, and Infiniti seems to be getting some much needed help. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, J...
2019-06-13 22:30

A man who lost a toe to frostbite donated it to a Canadian bar that makes a toe-riffic toe-themed cocktail Downtown Hotel In 2018, Nick Griffiths, a marine from the UK, lost toes due to frostbite during an ultramarathon. So he decided to donate his big toe to Downtown Hotel in Dawson City, Canada. The bar is known for its Sourtoe Cocktail, which is part ...
2019-06-13 22:30

|Ex-SAAofficial:WhyIblewthewhistleonBnPCapitalcontract The appointment of BnP Capital to advise SAA on a R15bn debt restructuring loan was under the microscope at the commission of inquiry into state capture on Thursday....
2019-06-13 22:45

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

'Harry Potter' fans battle crowds and lightning in 10-hour wait to ride new 'Hagrid' roller coaster An apparating spell would come in handy for muggles looking to get to the front of the line of Universal Orlando's newest addition to its Wizarding World....
2019-06-13 22:45

John Early and Kate Berlant’s new comedy video is scarier than most horror movies Over the years, the comedy partnership of John Early and Kate Berlant has produced some fantastic videos, many of which focus on the kinds of characters and situations that make viewers feel unsettled to the point of nervous laughter. Their latest sh...
2019-06-13 22:45

Yankees vs. White Sox: J.A. Happ will stop the White Sox Climbing Mount Everest with dad this weekend? Why not? Unprecedented amounts of people willing to risk their lives to reach the summit have turned the mountain into a crowded subway train. Numbers experts say if the current trends continue, in two ye...
2019-06-13 23:15

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

South Africa 0-1 China: Women's World Cup – as it happened Li Ying’s fine finish proved enough for China to defeat a spirited South Africa, and boost their chances of progressing to the last 16 10.24pm BST That’s all from me, but we’ll have a full match report online shortly. Thanks for joining me, and goodn...
2019-06-13 23:30

Virginia Beach tries to dispel "rumors" about mass shooting Officials in Virginia Beach are pushing back against what they describe as "rumors, innuendo, conflicting theories and speculation" about the recent mass shooting in a municipal building....
2019-06-13 23:30

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

Buyout Won't Solve Saks Owner's Big Issue: Department Stores Are Dying Taking Hudson’s Bay private doesn’t change the fact that department stores like its Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor have been losing share for years to discount chains, e-commerce companies and other upstarts....
2019-06-13 23:30

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

They Want Her To Be The Next Yao Ming, But What Does She Want? Han Xu, the tallest player in the WNBA, hunched over the menu at a trendy Brooklyn pizza spot, trying to figure out what to order in a place that lists “bèchamel” as an ingredient. This would possibly be difficult even if she could read English, but ...
2019-06-13 23:45

Paula Abdul Keeps Talking About Surviving a Plane Crash for Which No Record Exists On Tuesday’s episode of RuPaul’s new talk show, RuPaul (which kicked off a three-week trial run Monday on selected Fox affiliates), consummate survivor and savior of this year’s Billboard Music Awards show, Paula Abdul, took to Ru’s pink couch to pro...
2019-06-14 00:15

Kazakhstan's New Elected President Calls Himself a 'Reformer' Newly elected President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said his government would listen to grievances aired during recent protests as Kazakhstan transitions from decades of tight state control....
2019-06-14 00:15

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their Android device as a security key.The search giant recently revealed that it had developed a new Bluet...
2019-06-14 00:15

Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5: what we know so far And so it begins. The dawn of a new console war, as two gaming titans re-enter the ring for another dust-up. Our combatants? Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5. Microsoft vs Sony.Alpha and Omega. Beginning and End. Yes, we take gaming very seriously. ...
2019-06-14 00:15

AP Top Stories June 13 P Here's the latest for Thursday June 13th: Two oil tankers were attacked near the Straight of Hormuz, Boris Johnson advances in race for prime minister; Amanda Knox returns to Italy, Researchers aim to retire monkeys not kill them.   &...
2019-06-14 00:30

Paraplegic man sues Avenatti over missing $4M A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 00:30

Austria investigating Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
2019-06-14 00:30

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
2019-06-14 00:30

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

Automation, teen pregnancies affect women's lifelong earning potential The automation of work and early pregnancy are most likely to impact a woman's lifetime earning potential, according to recent reports on women's health and welfare. Rising economies in Asia could be most affected....
2019-06-14 00:30

Bundesliga: Leroy Sane would tick several boxes at Bayern Munich Bayern Munich have made no secret of their interest in Leroy Sane, who has impressed for both Manchester City and Germany. But how likely is a transfer to the Bundesliga and why exactly do the German champions want him?...
2019-06-14 00:30

Catfish capitals? Alaska tops the states where your online romance may be a scam Your online romancer might be a catfisher with a fake profile. These are the states where you are most likely to fall for a scammer.       ...
2019-06-14 00:45

The 288-HP Alpine A110S Is the New Reason for Your Existential American Sadness For American car enthusiasts, 25 years isn’t just the time frame for a quarter-life crisis, it’s the countdown until we can import the good foreign cars we never got the chance to buy here. And, as of now, we can go ahead and put the new Alpine A110S...
2019-06-14 00:45

Thousands in Haiti renew protests, clash with police Thousands of protesters in Haiti demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse have clashed with police as some tried to storm barriers at the National Palace and others took shelter while heavy gunfire echoed in nearby streets....
2019-06-14 01:30

Tesla loses key Autopilot engineer to self-driving truck start-up Embark The departure of Tesla Autopilot perception lead Zeljko Popovic comes at a critical time, as Tesla is promising its electric vehicles will be capable of operating as "robotaxis" by the end of next year....
2019-06-14 01:30

Shaft review – regressive sequel swaps out style for ugly homophobia Samuel L Jackson returns in the latest take on the 70s detective to unleash a toxic stream of bigotry in a misjudged attack on millennial masculinityHow do you update Shaft for the modern era? John Singleton tried in 2000 with a serviceable if unspec...
2019-06-14 01:45

Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade and other hot-button issues facing the tech company as Trump deliberates whether to make good on his threat to hike tariffs on imports from China....
2019-06-14 02:15

Unhappy at Twitter, thousands of Saudis crash pro-Trump social network A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the small social media network Parler, which styles itself as a "free speech-driven" space....
2019-06-14 02:15

Kal Yafai: ‘If I’d lost, I’d be in no man’s land’ After his last fight, Kal Yafai tells John Dennen that he cannot afford to be complacent when he defends his WBA super-flyweight title against Norbelto Jimenez on June 29 at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence The post Kal Yafai: ‘If I̵...
2019-06-14 02:30

Is Anthony Joshua right to take an immediate rematch with Andy Ruiz? How much of a risk is Anthony Joshua taking going straight into a rematch with Andy Ruiz? John Dennen asks fighters and promoters The post Is Anthony Joshua right to take an immediate rematch with Andy Ruiz? appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-14 02:30

Medical Mystery: This Woman Has Seen Dozens Of Doctors And None Of Them Can Tell Her Why She Feels Totally Fine Right Now There’s nothing scarier than knowing that you have a medical issue but not being able to get any answers about it, and unfortunately, that’s the terrifying situation currently playing out for a 28-year-old woman in Minneapolis: She has seen dozens of...
2019-06-14 03:00

UK blames Iran for oil tanker attacks: government source Britain shares the U.S. government's assessment that Iran is to blame for two attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, a government source said....
2019-06-14 03:00

This 2019 Study Reveals the Best Used Car Values for Under $20,000 New car sales are slowing down and due to the rising average cost of a brand new model, more buyers are pivoting to the preowned market. It’s no secret that letting someone else take the depreciation can result in a better value for your dollar, but ...
2019-06-14 03:00

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for the 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier...
2019-06-14 03:15

Phil Mickelson discusses missed chances at US Open Phil Mickelson talks about a few that got away during his opening-round 72 at the US Open on Thursday (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 03:15

Breakdancers say getting into the Paris 2024 Olympics is ‘huge’ Getting hip to breakdancing’s appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York in the 1970s to become a medal event at the games. (June 13)        ...
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

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
2019-06-14 03:45

If You Have a Disability, Consider an ABLE Savings Account If you have a disability, you may be missing out on a way to save money. ABLE savings accounts allow someone with a disability to save for their financial needs—without having that savings disqualify them for government benefits like Medicaid....
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

| 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

I'm still in it, says Mickelson, despite botched putt With a record six runner-up finishes at the U.S. Open Phil Mickelson has had his share of major nightmares but added another one to the list when he botched a 12-inch par putt during opening round play on Thursday....
2019-06-14 03:45

Now is the best time to buy an Apple Watch (AAPL) YouTube/MKBHD The Apple Watch is one of Apple's best inventions since the iPhone and easily the most personal device it's ever created. Now is the best time to buy one. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. The Apple Watch is an incredible de...
2019-06-14 04:00

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

We went shopping at Lululemon and Athleta to see which athleisure store was better — and the winner was clear (LULU, GPS) Bethany Biron/Business Insider Lululemon, the Canada-based athletic retailer, continues to impress investors with strong sales. The company reported a 14% increase in same-store sales in the first quarter of 2019. Meanwhile, Athleta has been a brig...
2019-06-14 04:00

PetSmart's online business, Chewy.com, prices IPO at $22 a share, above expected range Following the IPO, PetSmart will remain majority owner of Chewy. It will use proceeds from the offering for working capital and general corporate purposes, according to filings....
2019-06-14 04:00

New Zealand Mosque Shooter Pleads Not Guilty To Murder, Terror Charges The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks pleaded not guilty to multiple murder and terrorism charges Friday and was committed to stand trial next year....
2019-06-14 04:01

MLB notebook: Ohtani 'getting close' to mound work Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani continues to progress in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, and he could throw from a mound before the All-Star break....
2019-06-14 04:15

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

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

Accused New Zealand Mosque Shooter Pleads Not Guilty Brenton Tarrant is facing 51 charges of murder, 40 of attempted murder and one terrorism-related charge over a 21-minute massacre at two mosques in the southern city of Christchurch, a move that shocked many victims and families of those killed....
2019-06-14 04:30

Britain signs U.S. extradition order for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will receive an extradition hearing after Britain's chief immigration official signed an order Thursday that could ultimately send him to face charges in the United States....
2019-06-14 04:45

Sarah Sanders exits after two fraught years as Trump hails 'a very fine woman' Sanders, who made false claims on Trump’s behalf, departsPress secretary says ‘I love the president’ in emotional farewellSarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, has become the latest official to leave Donald Trump’s volatile administration, ...
2019-06-14 04:45

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

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged through the courts if it refused to pay the country’s multibillion-pound Brexit bill, the EU’s German bu...
2019-06-14 04:45

The story of Grenfell United – podcast Natasha Elcock and Ed Daffarn escaped from Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017. Karim Mussilhy’s uncle died in the fire. Together with other survivors and bereaved people, they formed Grenfell United. They talk about their work over the past two years, wh...
2019-06-14 04:45

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and outpatient care....
2019-06-14 04:45

What to know about MS in children Multiple sclerosis in children can cause weakness, tremors, and muscle spasms, among other symptoms, which treatments can reduce. Learn more about multiple sclerosis in children here....
2019-06-14 04:45

Ari Lennox on her Eurythmics namesake: Annie who? For breakout neo-soul songstress Ari Lennox, there were no “sweet dreams” involved when she came up with her stage name. In fact, the J. Cole protégée — whose tour will headline Bowery Ballroom on Wednesday — didn’t even know that a certain Annie had...
2019-06-14 05:00

‘Shaft’ style 48 years later: Can you dig it? He’s been shot at and knifed, but the way to really get on John Shaft’s bad side is to dress like crap. The legendary private eye personifies street cool with an impressive array of hard-boiled jackets, tightfitting trousers and fly headgear. I...
2019-06-14 05:00

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

Competitors gearing up to challenge Tesla’s dominance The automaker, facing a raft of financial and safety issues just as a flood of competitors are hitting the market, could soon find its dominance of the nascent electric vehicle industry in jeopardy....
2019-06-14 05:15

How YouTube erased history in its battle against white supremacy YouTube's removal of thousands of videos and channels featuring Holocaust denial and Nazi ideologies offended a wide array of would-be supporters of its new hate speech policy....
2019-06-14 05:15

Blue Jays hit 3 HRs, notch 17 hits in 12-3 rout of Orioles BALTIMORE (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. homered to ignite a seven-run sixth inning, Cavan Biggio went deep twice and the Toronto Blue Jays hammered the Baltimore Orioles 12-3 Thursday night. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Danny Jansen had three hits and two ...
2019-06-14 05:30

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

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

The Latest: 5-year restraining order for ex-Spears manager LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing on a restraining order taken out in the name of Britney Spears against her former manager (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A judge has issued a five-year restraining order forbidding Britney Spears’ ...
2019-06-14 05:30

Emails show author Sparks objecting to pro-gay ‘agenda’ NEW YORK (AP) — Emails filed in an ongoing lawsuit show novelist Nicholas Sparks chastised a former headmaster at the private Christian school in North Carolina he runs for promoting a pro-gay “agenda.” Sparks denies he discriminates. The...
2019-06-14 05:30

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

Calipari signs $86 million, 10-year extension with Kentucky LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a 10-year contract extension through 2029 worth $86 million that includes an option in the sixth year to step down and become a special assistant to the athletic director or university rep...
2019-06-14 05:30

Man shot and killed by US marshals was wanted in Mississippi in connection with shooting A 20-year-old black man whose shooting death by a fugitive task force sparked a night of violence and unrest in a Memphis, Tenn., neighborhood Wednesday, was wanted for a shooting in Mississippi, a prosecutor there said. ...
2019-06-14 05:30

Trey Gowdy dismisses 2020 Dem Swalwell's call for impeachment Former congressman Trey Gowdy dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell's call to impeach President Trump and that "our democracy is at risk" saying there are no grounds for such actions and that Swalwell just doesn't want Trump as pr...
2019-06-14 05:45

Why a woman started lactating from her vulva: rare case study If you ever struggled through breastfeeding, this story may put your troubles in perspective. A 29-year-old new mom from Austria was recently diagnosed with ectopic breast tissue of the vulva, meaning she had developed mammary glands in her external ...
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

Amazon launches new secured credit card for those with bad or no credit The new Amazon secured credit card can be a good way to build credit history, but customers still need to be wary of some of its other features.       ...
2019-06-14 05:45

Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6. The post Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-14 06:00

Michael Avenatti Allegedly Stole $4 Million From a Paraplegic Client Lawyer Michael Avenatti is being sued by a former client who says he stole $4 million the client won in a settlement, according to Reuters. Avenatti’s former client Stormy Daniels also says he stole money from her, and Avenatti is currently under fed...
2019-06-14 06:15

Duke star Zion Williamson suing Florida sports marketing firm Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson is suing a Florida sports marketing firm to terminate his contract, saying the deal violated North Carolina law....
2019-06-14 06:30

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

Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured Canada’s first NBA championship with their most remarkable road win yet in the franchise’s NBA Finals debut, outlasting the battered and depleted two-time defending cha...
2019-06-14 06:45

How Sean ''Diddy'' Combs Really Feels About His Ex Cassie's Pregnancy Oh baby, baby! Cassie confirmed the exciting news about her pregnancy on Wednesday in a heartwarming Instagram post. Moreover, the "Me & U" singer revealed she and her......
2019-06-14 07:15

The Real World Returns: Where Are Your All Your Favorite Roommates Now? This is the true story...of seven strangers...picked to live in a house, work together, and have their lives taped. Find out what happens...when people stop being polite...and start getting real.......
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

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

Cuba Gooding Jr. Arrested and Charged With Groping Woman at an NYC Bar Cuba Gooding Jr. is facing up to a year in jail if he’s convicted of forcibly touching a woman, a charge for which he was arrested Thursday after turning himself in to police in New York....
2019-06-14 07:30

Amazon's great deal on a Fire HD 8 bundle includes accessory that makes it a smart display Guess who has a deal on an Amazon Fire HD 8 bundle. If you guessed Amazon (via Android Police), you were right. The etailer's own 8-inch tablet is on sale for $79.98 in a bundle that includes a Show Mode, Charging Dock. This is an accessory that esse...
2019-06-14 07:45

Verizon to start selling the TicWatch Pro smartwatch soon It might sound weird for some, but Mobvoi, the company behind the TicWatch brand, might be on to something. After successfully making the TicWatch name popular in the United States, the company might soon team up with a major carrier to offer custome...
2019-06-14 07:45

Google Pixel 4: Here's what reportedly went on behind the scenes Google Pixel 4 concept renderYesterday’s Pixel 4 announcement was not only surprising but also rather contradictory. For months, leaks and rumors pointed towards a totally different design, but within the space of three days, everything was proven to...
2019-06-14 07:45

Why Google's Pixel 4 teaser is a brilliant move Yesterday we were merely speculating which design would the next Pixels likely employ, and today things are literally set in stone as Google--yes,Google--went full sicko mode and revealed its upcoming flagship device by sharing an image on Twitter. Y...
2019-06-14 07:45

Android phones can now be used to authorize Google sign-ins on iPads and iPhones Two-step verification, also known as two-factor authentication, is without a doubt the best and simplest way to enhance the security of your sign-ins to various online accounts, services, and apps. Of course, the feature is made that much more conven...
2019-06-14 07:45

Huge selection of Apple Watch Series 4 models is substantially discounted at Macy's While the newest generation of the crazy successful Apple Watch has been on sale several times of late at all kinds of major third-party retailers, the highest discounts have typically been available for just a handful of configurations. But Macy's i...
2019-06-14 07:45

AT&T cancels its Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders; customers involved get a $100 promo card While the world waits for Samsung to announce a new launch date for the Galaxy Fold, actions speak louder than words. Especially when those actions consist of Best Buy canceling pre-orders collected for the device last month followed up by today's ne...
2019-06-14 07:45

Little known iOS 13 feature will prevent Apple from throttling iPhones in the future Now that Apple iPhone users aren't automatically upgrading to the latest model every year or two, the longevity of the phone's battery is more important than ever. You might recall 2017's Batterygate. Apple's iPhone Battery and Performance website po...
2019-06-14 07:45

Google just confirmed what the Pixel 4 will look like In a very unexpected and rather shocking turn of events, Google has embraced its reputation for premature leaks and officially confirmed the design of the upcoming Pixel 4 series.The square camera module on the rear is official!Taking to Twitter rece...
2019-06-14 07:45

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

‘When They See Us’ has been Netflix’s biggest show for two weeks straight Netflix has historically shied away from divulging viewership figures or any type of ratings information for its ever-growing stable of original programming. Recently, though, the streaming giant has become a little bit more open about which shows it...
2019-06-14 08:15

Hulu thinks these are the 3 best Netflix originals Hulu’s official Twitter account hosted a kind of Ask Me Anything conversation on Thursday afternoon, which generated a slew of questions — including one good-natured query about its toughest rival. Hulu kicked it off by requesting Twitter...
2019-06-14 08:15

In bid to stop teen execution, Austria moves to shut Saudi-founded faith center Austria's government plans to shut down a Saudi Arabian-founded center for religious dialogue in Vienna in an attempt to prevent the execution of teenager Murtaja Qureiris....
2019-06-14 08:30

Won't Beg India For Resumption Of Bilateral Ties, Says PCB Chief India and Pakistan have not played any bilateral series since January 2013. Both the teams have, however, met several times in the multilateral events....
2019-06-14 09:00

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

Samsung’s $100 Galaxy Fit tracker focuses on the basics It's been more than a year since Samsung last updated its Fit line of activity-tracking bands, and it's high time for a refresh. After first announcing the new Galaxy Fit in February alongside the new Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Watch Active, the...
2019-06-14 09:30

Where ‘The Outer Worlds' gets its sense of humor In The Outer Worlds, there are specially bred swine called "cystypigs." You find them in a factory farm near Fallbrook, a smuggler's town on a distant planet. Maybe you climbed through the sewers and emerged face to ass with one, or entered thro...
2019-06-14 09:30

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

Australia captain Kerr bites back at critics Australia captain Sam Kerr says their 3-2 win over Brazil at the women's World Cup on Thursday was the perfect response to critics who had written them off after their opening defeat by Italy....
2019-06-14 09:30

Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift’s latest song has a new target: homophobes. The pop star released a new tune called “You Need to Calm Down” late Thursday, where she addresses her own haters but also calls out those who attack the LGBTQ...
2019-06-14 10:15

China raises anti-dumping duties on some US, EU steel tubes and pipes China said on Friday that it was raising anti-dumping duties on certain alloy-steel seamless tubes and pipes used at utilities and imported from the United States and the European Union....
2019-06-14 10:30

Tyson Fury fighting Schwarz to prepare for Deontay Wilder rematch Schwarz fight ideal preparation for Wilder rematch, says Tyson Fury’s trainer The post Tyson Fury fighting Schwarz to prepare for Deontay Wilder rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-14 10:30

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
2019-06-14 10:45

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
2019-06-14 11:15

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham: London roads blocked off by climate change activists in major rush-hour protest Extinction Rebellion protesters have caused rush-hour mayhem this morning after blocking off major roads in south-east London in their latest campaign....
2019-06-14 11:15

European chipmakers tumble after Broadcom dashes hopes of rebound in demand European semiconductor stocks fell on Friday after U.S. chipmaker Broadcom warned a U.S.-China trade conflict and export restrictions on Huawei were causing a broad slowdown in demand for chips....
2019-06-14 11:15

Drake was so fired up after the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA title The rapper was very happy once the final buzzer sounded and the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors for their first NBA championship.       ...
2019-06-14 11:15

These intentionally stupid remakes of beloved indie games are the perfect cure for post-E3 withdrawal Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
2019-06-14 11:30

Copa America 2019: All you need to know ahead of the big kick-off "The 46th Copa America begins on Friday as hosts Brazil entertain Bolivia. Eurosport provide you with all you need to know before the action gets underway."...
2019-06-14 12:15

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

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

What Todd Zeile feared most subbing for Ron Darling These are the quiet times for Todd Zeile. Zeile sits in SNY’s World Trade Center studio watching the first game of the Subway Series doubleheader on Tuesday in the green room. “Looks like that one’s leaving the yard,” he remarks offhanded as Gio Ursh...
2019-06-14 12:30

Fortunes ‘shift’ in worst way possible for Mets’ ace Jacob deGrom Jacob deGrom charged into the dugout after getting the final out of the third inning Thursday one upset Cy Young winner. The Mets were in a shift, with St. Louis’ speedy Harrison Bader on third base and two outs in the inning. Because Bader was bluff...
2019-06-14 12:30

Justin Rose leads US Open as players roll over Pebble Beach PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — After weeks of hand-wringing and barbs from players in anticipation of the USGA wrecking another U.S. Open with yet another questionable course setup, the best players in the world played Pebble Beach — and possibly the USGA — ...
2019-06-14 12:30

The US economic recovery is far from being a world record | Jeffrey Frankel It uses different rules to other countries to measure business cycles and recessionsThis month marks the tenth full year of the US economic recovery that began in June 2009. Back then, a “trough” in business activity signified the end of the Great Re...
2019-06-14 13:45

'We're small but mighty': Bermuda's plan to emulate Iceland's World Cup run The island has a population of a little over 65,000 but with an expanded World Cup in 2026, qualification for the tournament is not out of the questionKyle Lightbourne has been involved with Bermudan soccer for 30 years. Lightbourne’s playing career ...
2019-06-14 13:45

G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoffUK businesses urged to step up preparations for no-deal Brexit 12.35pm BST Speaking of Boris Johnson, news just in: he will face his rivals in a TV debate, but only after the second roun...
2019-06-14 13:45

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a public chat group on Telegram called “Parade 69”, named for a mass demonstration planned in central Hong K...
2019-06-14 13:45

Proposed extradition bill could get Hong Kong entangled in the US-China tussle, research firm says Hong Kong runs the risk of losing its special customs status with the U.S. if its autonomy is seen to be eroded with the contentious extradition bill, according to one analyst....
2019-06-14 13:45

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

Europol is developing a ‘game’ to teach officers how to trace cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency crime fighters are about to have a lot more fun after Europol has revealed its developing a game to help law enforcers learn how to trace and investigate illicit uses of digital currencies. Europol declared its intentions to help autho...
2019-06-14 14:15

Praise (insert preferred deity), Spotify finally has a podcast tab When Spotify officially launched in India in February, I was excited for a particular reason apart from its music prowess. I wouldn’t need to use multiple podcast apps across platforms. However, I was utterly disappointed by the podcast experience on...
2019-06-14 14:15

India will build its own space station in the next decade Yesterday, Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO) announced its ambitious plan to put up a space station in the next decade. The space agency’s chief, K. Sivan, said the idea is to build the space station in the next seven years, and launch it...
2019-06-14 14:15

Missy Elliott tears up as first female rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame Missy Elliott felt the love back from her musical sisters as she became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.        ...
2019-06-14 14:30

Where do the Warriors rank among all-time NBA dynasties? Golden State has won three NBA titles in five years and advanced to five consecutive Finals, the first team to do that in 50 years. Is the run over?       ...
2019-06-14 14:30

With US-China talks stalled, critics fear tariffs will stay for the long term Lawmakers and the business community are growing increasingly concerned that President Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods will be around for the long term....
2019-06-14 14:30

Chess: Magnus Carlsen takes uneven route to Altibox Norway victory He was fortunate at times in his seventh tournament win a row but emerged on top at Stavanger with one round to spareMagnus Carlsen scored his seventh tournament victory in a row at Stavanger this week, ensuring first prize at Altibox Norway with Fri...
2019-06-14 14:30

Spieth’s caddie criticism shows turbulent side of teamwork at US Open Michael Greller got it in the ear during the opening round but Jason Day’s new hire shows how golfers value the partnershipIt constitutes a leap of faith to suggest we are witnessing the beginning of the end for one of golf’s most identifiable – and ...
2019-06-14 14:30

Draymond Green Has Done Many Dumb Things, But Calling A Non-Existent Timeout Wasn't One Of Them For people who enjoy watching nard-kicker and general loudmouth Draymond Green suck and fail, the 2019 NBA Finals provided few moments of satisfaction. He was mostly brilliant in the series, and made a couple of the best plays in Golden State’s Game ...
2019-06-14 15:15

Piaggio Ape City+ Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 1.72 Lakh Expanding its commercial passenger vehicle fleet, Piaggio India has introduced the new Ape City+ entering the mid-body three-wheeler segment. The new Piaggio Ape City+ is priced from Rs. 1.71 lakh for......
2019-06-14 15:15

Ducati Streetfighter V4 Prototype Officially Revealed Ducati gives us a hint of what the Streetfighter V4 will look like. The photographs reveal a very sexy-looking machine with a sharp design and the famed Ducati V4 motor. The motorcycle will be ridden......
2019-06-14 15:15

Expedia Fined by US for Providing Travel Services to Cuba Expedia has agreed to pay a $325,406 fine to the US government for an alleged violation of the economic sanctions on Cuba, the Treasury Department has said....
2019-06-14 15:15

Poco Launcher 2.0 Now Available in Beta With a More Refined Look Xiaomi has revealed that it is getting ready to release a new version of its Poco Launcher. Set to be called Poco Launcher 2.0, the new version is now available as a beta via Google Play Store beta......
2019-06-14 15:15

| Sudan army rulers admit dispersing sit-in Sudan's ruling military council has for the first time admitted it had ordered the June 3 dispersal of a Khartoum protest sit-in that left dozens dead and hundreds wounded....
2019-06-14 15:30

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators....
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

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of special treatment for the territory....
2019-06-14 15:30

Tech tool aims to predict global water conflicts before they happen LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Artificial intelligence can predict where conflicts over scarce water will break out up to a year in advance and allow action to prevent them, researchers said on Friday....
2019-06-14 15:30

Baby boy dies after being cut from slain mother’s womb The baby boy cut from his murdered mother’s womb in Chicago died on Friday, a family spokesperson said. The newborn, named Yovanny Yadiel Lopez, was on life support since the grisly April incident that left him with severe brain damage. “It is ...
2019-06-14 15:30

Kercher lawyer: Knox presence at law panel "inappropriate" The lawyer of the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher has described Amanda Knox's invitation to the Italian Criminal Justice Festival as "inappropriate."...
2019-06-14 15:30