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How to Redirect a Defiant Kid

If you’ve parented a young kid, there’s a good chance you’ve learned a little something about the art of negotiation. As much as we might like to give a direction and have it followed every ...

How to Redirect a Defiant Kid

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China Strikes Defiant Stance on Trade Against Trump In a new white paper, Beijing blamed the United States for the breakdown in trade talks. Some companies, like FedEx, are already feeling pressure from the Chinese government....
2019-06-02 07:15

The Latest: Sudanese protesters defiant after army crackdown The Latest on aftermath of Sudanese military crackdown on protest sit-in (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Thousands of Sudanese pro-democracy protesters remain defiant of the country's military rulers, a day after the main sit-in site in the capital was...
2019-06-04 14:30

Are my son’s defiant, sooty hands evidence that he has a personality? | Séamas O’Reilly The boy is cackling as he commits small acts of rebellion – does this mean babies really do have a personality after all?As his hands withdrew, cold and blackened, from the fireplace, I felt like I knew my son better than ever before. Previous to thi...
2019-06-09 18:45

Thai opposition leader Thanathorn defiant after losing out in PM vote In a DW interview, Thai opposition leader Thanathorn says he still hopes to become prime minister in the future despite legal cases that threaten to derail his efforts. Charlotte Chelsom-Pill reports from Bangkok....
2019-06-12 00:15

Rockall dispute: Irish fishermen defiant despite Scottish warning Irish trawlers are continuing to fish around the Atlantic Ocean islet despite Scotland warning that it would send patrols. Dublin doesn't recognize Britain's sovereignty of the rock, but has never claimed it for itself....
2019-06-10 01:30

Beijing defiant on trade war: 'No one should expect China to swallow bitter fruit' The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any "bitter fruit."...
2019-05-21 17:45

Garcia in defiant mood after French women exit Roland Garros Just like her compatriot Kristina Mladenovic, Caroline Garcia was in defiant mood when asked to reflect on Thursday on the French women's spectacular failure at Roland Garros....
2019-05-30 21:30

Hong Kong leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests, strikes Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's leader vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with the bi...
2019-06-11 06:45

Hong Kong government apologizes for extradition bill, but defiant crowds pressing on As thousands of Hong Kong residents jammed the city’s streets Sunday, the government apologized for the handling of an extradition bill.        ...
2019-06-17 01:30

Austrian populist leader derided as 'Trump in slim-fit suit' remains defiant after being ousted from power Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, once hailed for making populism mainstream, has been ousted by parliament in a no-confidence vote Monday, plunging the country into another election in September....
2019-05-28 18:30

Champions League final: Liverpool fans party into night as defiant Spurs supporters remain 'proud' of team Liverpool fans partied long into the early hours of Sunday as their historic Champions League win was marked by noisy celebrations in the Spanish capital....
2019-06-02 10:15

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

Products from Israeli-occupied areas and settlements should be labeled — EU court adviser The adviser has said that labeling must take "ethical considerations" into account. The advice was given as the top EU court is set to review a labeling policy put in place by France in 2016....
2019-06-14 00:30

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

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
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

Anthropologie is having an amazing sale on all things home—for a short time Anthropologie's "Summer Home Event" offers big savings on gorgeous furnishings, home decor, kitchenware, and more.       ...
2019-06-14 00:45

Catalan fugitives must get European credentials in Spain Spanish authorities say two fugitive Catalan separatists elected to the European Parliament must risk arrest by returning to Spain to pick up their official credentials if they want to be European lawmakers....
2019-06-14 01:30

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

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
2019-06-14 01:30

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

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'He always makes it obvious when he’s lying' Late-night hosts turned their attention to the 2020 campaign trail and ‘the 124th wild presidency week in a row’Late-night hosts joked about the 2020 presidential campaign trail and the strategies that Donald Trump and his Democratic opponents have b...
2019-06-14 01:45

Huawei says in process of preparing Hongmeng software roll-out An executive of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said on Thursday that the Chinese telecoms giant is in the process of potentially launching its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) to replace the U.S. Android OS....
2019-06-14 02:15

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

Le Mans 24 Hours: Kobayashi seals pole in all Toyota front row Toyota locked out its expected one-two on the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours grid after a disrupted final qualifying that prevented an early rush for fastest laps...
2019-06-14 02:15

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation with the League of Arab States is pivotal”. ...
2019-06-14 02:30

Target expands same-day delivery to basically everyone in order to combat Amazon Time was, Amazon led the way in pushing the e-commerce industry towards a consumer expectation that delivery should be free. Then came the push for a two-day delivery option, and now that Amazon is starting to move into an expansion of same-day deliv...
2019-06-14 02:30

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

The Sun Can Spawn Dangerous ‘Superflares,’ New Research Suggests High-energy superflares are typically associated with young, quickly rotating stars, but new evidence suggests mature, plodding stars like our own can still churn out the odd superflare. Read more......
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

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation....
2019-06-14 03:00

UK's Andrea Leadsom considers backing Sajid Javid in leadership race: The Times The UK's Andrea Leadsom, who was defeated in the first round of a leadership contest, is now considering supporting interior minister Sajid Javid in the leadership race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, The Times reported....
2019-06-14 03:00

Katie Couric shares own cancer heartbreak, drums up support for caregivers, patients in new campaign Katie Couric paid tribute to her late husband Jay Monahan on Tuesday on what would have been their 30th wedding anniversary with a series of touching photos from their wedding day that she shared on social media....
2019-06-14 03:00

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

Is this Frida Kahlo’s voice? Mexico releases recording believed to be of the artist Though the iconic image and the work of the late legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo are more popular than ever, the sound and the tone of her voice have remained a mystery for years. That is, until now — or so Mexican authorities believe. Mexico...
2019-06-14 03:15

A hot and breezy day in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Today we’ll see the hottest daytime high temperatures so far this year. High clouds continue to spread across the region and they will thin out overnight. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this brought extremely hot c...
2019-06-14 03:15

It’s illegal for campaigns to take things of value from foreigners: FEC boss The chairwoman of the Federal Elections Commission made clear in a statement Thursday that it’s illegal for a candidate to accept anything from foreign nationals during an election — a day after President Trump suggested he might accept dirt on an op...
2019-06-14 03:15

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

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

Kim Kardashian announces ride-sharing for ex-inmates to help them after release Kim Kardashian announced ride-sharing that would give former prisoners gift cards to help them get to and from job interviews, work and family events....
2019-06-14 03:15

Saturn's moons may have 'sculpted' its famous rings, new study suggests They're the solar system's most iconic feature, but how and when Saturn's rings formed have remained a mystery for centuries.        ...
2019-06-14 03:15

CNN boss Jeff Zucker makes sexual joke about star anchor during award ceremony: report CNN President Jeff Zucker made a sexual joke about one of his female employees, "New Day" anchor Alisyn Camerota while accepting an award on Thursday....
2019-06-14 03:30

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

Record Yourself Reading Your Kid's Favorite Books The Guardian published a list of advice from children’s laureates on how to raise bookworms. One of my favorite ideas comes from Julia Donaldson, an author I love. (I’ve read The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom to my daughter dozens of times—they are ...
2019-06-14 03:45

The Accused Gunman in the New Zealand Mosque Shooting Has Pleaded Not Guilty (CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) — The man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques on Friday pleaded not guilty to all the charges filed against him. Brenton Tarrant smirked as his lawyer, Shane Tait, entered the not guilty pleas, b...
2019-06-14 03:45

‘If All of Us Come Out, We Can Win.’ Hong Kong Protesters Call for Even Bigger March Hong Kong activists are calling for renewed protests with an even bigger turnout this weekend after police yesterday fired tear gas and rubber bullets in an attempt to quell demonstrations amid a spiraling political crisis. A leading pro-democracy or...
2019-06-14 03:45

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

Koepka on charge at U.S. Open as Woods labors Two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka was climbing toward the top of U.S. Open first round leaderboard while Tiger Woods struggled to keep pace on Thursday, as the major renowned as the toughest test in golf turned into a birdie-fest....
2019-06-14 03:45

Bank exec was improperly tipped off to damning memo: suit The chief executive of an embattled California bank was improperly tipped off to an internal memo about allegedly questionable money transfers into his personal checking account — by the head of the company’s compliance department, according to explo...
2019-06-14 04:00

Nicholas Sparks reportedly tried to ban an LGBTQ club at the private prep school he founded, emails show MediaPunch/Diego Corredor via Associated Press The novelist Nicholas Sparks tried to shut down an LGBTQ club from being formed at the private prep school he co-founded, emails published by The Daily Beast on Thursday show. The former headmaster sued...
2019-06-14 04:00

Yemen's Houthis, in tit-for-tat, launch fresh attacks against Saudi Abha airport Yemen's Houthi group carried out new drone strikes on a Saudi airport on Friday after a series of air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition against the capital Sanaa, residents and both sides of Yemen's war said....
2019-06-14 04:00

"They Loved Him, Let Him Live": Ex-Wife Of Man Who Killed His 5 Children An American convicted of killing his five small children was sentenced to death Thursday, even after his ex-wife asked jurors to spare his life because the kids loved him....
2019-06-14 04:01

Trump Keeps Sticking Cities With the Bills for His MAGA Rallies On Thursday, Public Integrity and NBC News co-published a deep dive on the efforts of at least 10 cities to convince Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign to pay up for its costly MAGA rallies. Based on the campaign’s history thus far, the bottom line seems p...
2019-06-14 04:15

Square Enix Doesn't Know Where Some Of Its Old Games Are Square Enix, one of the largest video game publishers on the planet, is interested in getting its entire back catalogue of games together so it can sell/stream them to you online. But there’s just this one tiny problem: some of the older games are mi...
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

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

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

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the impoverished country....
2019-06-14 04:45

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf, casting it as the latest in a series of “provocative actions” that have ...
2019-06-14 04:45

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency recommended Thursday that President Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent defenders, counselor Kellyanne Conway, for repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity by government workers. Th...
2019-06-14 04:45

Mexico: seventh journalist murdered in just six months Norma Sarabia, a 46-year-old crime reporter, had reportedly received threats for denouncing police corruptionMexico’s deadly assault on journalism has claimed another victim with the murder of a crime reporter from the home state of President Andrés ...
2019-06-14 04:45

Trump's Fourth of July plans spark alarm over politicizing the holiday President will reportedly take starring role in the celebration by delivering an address from the Lincoln MemorialFollow the latest in US politics – liveDonald Trump’s plans to speak at a Fourth of July celebration in Washington has set off alarm bel...
2019-06-14 04:45

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

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

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

What to know about surgery for MS In some cases, multiple sclerosis (MS) can respond to certain types of surgery, which may include deep brain stimulation. Many other surgical treatments are available that can also help reduce symptoms. Learn more here....
2019-06-14 04:45

Black skin care: The top 5 tips Everyone can benefit from a personalized skin care routine. Black skin is prone to certain issues, including acne and hyperpigmentation. Here, we list five skin care steps for black skin....
2019-06-14 04:45

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

Scorpion venom compounds can kill dangerous bacteria Researchers have found two chemicals that are effective against dangerous bacteria. The source of these healing compounds? The venom of a Mexican scorpion....
2019-06-14 04:45

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

‘Plus One’ is the long-overdue rom-com for today’s audience It takes some nerve to attempt a new spin on the wedding rom-com, but co-directors and writers Jeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer pull it off with the effervescent “Plus One.” The duo has a comic heavy hitter in Maya Erskine, one of the stars of Hulu’s “PEN...
2019-06-14 05:00

Tiger Woods grinds to opening-round 70 without his best stuff at U.S. Open Woods couldn't match playing partner and first-round leader Justin Rose, but he played admirably and put himself in position to contend.       ...
2019-06-14 05:15

Shohei Ohtani makes history as he becomes the first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani collects home run, triple, double and single during his first four at-bats against Rays.       ...
2019-06-14 05:15

Kevin O'Connell having a blast at U.S. Open after recovering from scary illness U.S. Mid-Amateur champion dropped a hole-in-one during a U.S. Open practice round, but "10 minutes later I was throwing up in the fairway on eight."       ...
2019-06-14 05:15

Opinion: Lamar Jackson is still make-or-break gamble at QB for Ravens Lamar Jackson showed plenty of promise for the Ravens as a rookie, but the QB will have to make significant strides as the starter in his second year.       ...
2019-06-14 05:15

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

This Wonderfully Bonkers Dutchman Built a Car You Drive From a Hammock I wasn’t previously familiar with the works of Master Milo, the Netherland’s premier organization for turning rusted-out shitboxes into genuinely bonkers vehicular wonders, but I’m glad I’m aware now. He (or the group? I’m not entirely clear if “Mast...
2019-06-14 05:15

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

W.Va. governor’s companies faced with tax issues in 2 states BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more than $400,000, while a county attorney in Kentucky says he’s planning to sue the family’s ...
2019-06-14 05:30

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

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

Oberlin College to pay bakery the now-massive sum of $44M over racism dispute Owners of a market accused of racism have been awarded more than $44 million in a lawsuit claiming Oberlin College hurt their business and libeled them....
2019-06-14 05:30

Mark Levin: 'Have you ever seen a dumber media in your life?' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on the media Thursday while addressing the outrage over President Trump's comments Wednesday that he would listen to information from a foreign government on a political rival....
2019-06-14 05:45

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims in the UK will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shocking move is being piloted by police in Nottinghamshire, England, with 100 “no point” blades handed to people who ha...
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

Switch up your protein sources to live longer, study says Studies focusing on potential links between consumption of red meat and overall life expectancy have long suggested that eating a lot of red meat — especially if it’s been processed — may increase overall mortality. Consumption of p...
2019-06-14 05:45

Mesh implants work for bladder leakage, long-term safety unclear (Reuters Health) - Several different types of mesh implant surgery may be effective for treating bladder leaks, but the long-term safety and effectiveness of the procedures isn't yet clear, a new analysis suggests....
2019-06-14 05:45

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

Man saves pilot from burning plane in Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) – A man is being called a hero after he pulled a pilot from a fiery plane crash west of the Deer Valley Airport two days ago. Thomas Hunnicutt said he and his wife were trying to call 911, but the line was busy. The flames were s...
2019-06-14 06:30

Jim Cramer reviews which retail stocks are working and which you should stay away from "There's a market for high-end luxury goods and low-end mass market merchandise, but right now there's not much space in between," the "Mad Money" host says....
2019-06-14 06:30

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than it did years ago—there's a significant analog and digital divide, for one thing. Among other things,...
2019-06-14 06:45

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt. But that argument got tougher Thursday for the former Marine and close a...
2019-06-14 06:45

Bogaerts HR caps comeback as Red Sox rally past Rangers 7-6 BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a solo homer in the seventh inning, Boston’s fifth long ball of the game, and the Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 on Thursday night. Five players homered for Boston, which ...
2019-06-14 06:45

‘Come give me that hug:’ Cop saves suicidal man with warm embrace Take notes, officers. An Arizona cop was caught on camera rescuing a 26-year-old man who had tried to commit suicide by jumping off a bridge, but it’s what he did to save him that has internet users talking. Rather than snatch the man up, or ta...
2019-06-14 07:15

FDA issues safety alert over fecal transplants after patient’s death One person died from a fecal transplant, the US Food and Drug Administration announced on Thursday, as they issued a warning against the treatment. The idea behind the procedure, known as fecal microbiota transplatation, is to use stool from a health...
2019-06-14 07:15

Jersey Shore's Angelina Pivarnick Reveals the Major Way Vinny Guadagnino Helped Her Lose Weight Gym, tan, laundry! It appears Jersey Shore star, Angelina Pivarnick, followed the famous motto thanks to the help of co-star Vinny Guadagnino. Speaking exclusively to E! News, the reality......
2019-06-14 07:15

Cory Booker Secures 12 Co-Sponsors for Reparations Bill Presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) has secured 12 co-sponsors for his reparations bill, according to an announcement the senator’s office released exclusively to The Root....
2019-06-14 07:30

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

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country....
2019-06-14 07:30

Ice Age Mammoth, Camelid and Giant Wolf Fossils Found in Mexico Mammoths are among the best-known of all pre-historic animals and they have fascinated scientists and the public for generations. ...
2019-06-14 07:30

Grimdark, hopepunk and George Clooney Katie shares the best of the Pinkpop festival, Stevie gets appropriately overexcited about Euphoria and Bethany has a beverage melt-down in the presence of George Clooney....
2019-06-14 07:45

Huawei is selling lock screen ads on certain models; users are not happy Have things come to this for Huawei? Is the company having so much trouble selling its phones that it needs to sell lock screen ads on its handsets? Several tweets from Huawei owners (via Android Police) show how those using the pre-installed "random...
2019-06-14 07:45

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 Moto Z4 first update is all about 5G It's totally reasonable to have software updates for smartphones at launch. Game developers are doing it more often than not, so why not smartphone vendors if they feel their products really need some last minute changes before reaching customers han...
2019-06-14 07:45

Google kills off Play Movies app for Daydream VR It looks like Google isn't too convinced that VR is a the future any longer, as the company has just killed off an important app that would allow Android users to access VR content: Play Movies. But let's not guess Google's reasoning behind the decis...
2019-06-14 07:45

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

Samsung patent reveals a radical new look that could be used for the Galaxy S11 Based on a patent filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization (via LetsGo Digital), it would appear that Samsung is thinking about making a radical change to the design of its smartphones. The patent, filed late last year and published la...
2019-06-14 07:45

More details on the name, ongoing tests, and release date of Huawei's Android replacement crop up No one knows exactly what will happen to Huawei in around two months, when a US executive order is (theoretically) set to come into effect, essentially banning the Chinese tech giant from doing business with long-time partners like Google, Qualcomm, ...
2019-06-14 07:45

Is Huawei right to demand billions from US carriers for patents? image: XinhuaIf you didn't know that Verizon owns money to Huawei for patent licensing, you do now. According to the Wall Street Journal, Huawei has sent a letter to America's largest carrier, requesting payment for more than 200 individual patents t...
2019-06-14 07:45

AT&T launches the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, but there's a catch Now that most major carriers in the US have launched their 5G network in various parts of the country, it's time to start offering 5G-enabled phones to those who want to experience blazing fast download speeds (hopefully).AT&T has just announced that...
2019-06-14 07:45

WWDC announcements lend credence to previous rumor about Apple's next big product Even though Apple appears to be focusing on its Services unit, hoping that it can bring in $50 billion in revenue next year, it doesn't mean that the company isn't working on new hardware. In fact, earlier this year Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the t...
2019-06-14 07:45

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

Why one US can-maker avoids Trump's tariffs while rivals pay up One of the largest U.S. producers of aerosol cans, Colorado-based Ball Metalpack, has laid off 91 of its 500 U.S. workers since President Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on imported steel that abruptly hiked the firm's raw materials costs....
2019-06-14 07:45

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

Man’s deportation reversed in rebuke of government practices SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal court has ruled that a Mexican man who was arrested during an immigration sting at a Los Angeles manufacturing plant should not be deported. Thursday’s finding may influence how immigration authorities target factorie...
2019-06-14 07:45

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

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

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

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

In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South....
2019-06-14 09:15

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for Mexican cartels that use the coastal route to transport cocaine to the United States....
2019-06-14 09:30

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a transparency report that detailed recent efforts to tamp down on the spread of misinformation by ins...
2019-06-14 09:30

Yubico recalls government-grade security keys due to bug Yubico is recalling a line of security keys used by the U.S. government due to a firmware flaw. The company issued a security advisory today that warned of an issue in YubiKey FIPS Series devices with firmware versions 4.4.2 and 4.4.4 that reduced th...
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

Iran's Green Movement: Why US policies strengthen the regime Ten years ago, the Green Movement not only challenged the Iranian regime but also Washington's Middle East policies. Now, Trump's policies have emboldened Iranian hard-liners and cornered reformists even further....
2019-06-14 09:30

Nothing gold can stay: Warriors at crossroads after Finals loss The Golden State Warriors, a basketball dynasty that redefined the sport with their long range shooting and small ball lineups, face an offseason of uncertainty after falling short in their bid to win a third consecutive NBA title on Thursday....
2019-06-14 09:30

MLB roundup: Ohtani's historic cycle powers Angels Shohei Ohtani went 4-for-4 and became the first Japanese-born player in the majors to hit for the cycle as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Friday night in St. Petersburg, Fla....
2019-06-14 09:30

Report: ESPN's McShay out of running for role with Jets ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay has removed himself from consideration for a job in the New York Jets' front office, according to his network colleague Chris Mortensen....
2019-06-14 09:30

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
2019-06-14 09:30

N4T Investigators: UA spends tens of thousands defending transgender healthcare lawsuit TUCSON – The University of Arizona has spent $52,386.10 defending a lawsuit because the state does not include transgender surgeries in its insurance plan. Russell Toomey is a UA professor and a transgender man who wants a hysterectomy. Molly Brizgys...
2019-06-14 09:45

Adani: It all looks dodgy as hell and none of it has been explained properly | First Dog on the Moon You deserve better, Queensland, even though you don’t seem to think you doSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue...
2019-06-14 09:45

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75, family says in statement released by team ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75, family says in statement released by team. The post Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75, family says in statement released by team appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-14 10:15

Police: Driver dragged Kentucky officer through Kroger lot LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man is accused of trapping a Kentucky trooper’s arm in his car window, dragging the officer through a Kroger parking lot and nearly crashing into other officers. News outlets report 26-year-old Thomas Trummer Jr. was ar...
2019-06-14 10:15

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

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India....
2019-06-14 10:15

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

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

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

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

Broadcom warning hits European chipmakers 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 10:45

UPDATE 1-Bayer to invest 5 bln euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research....
2019-06-14 10:45

South Africa's Omnia flags full-year loss South African chemicals and fertiliser maker Omnia Holdings said on Friday it expected to report a full-year loss as drought, a volatile currency, changes in the mining industry and difficult global trading conditions weighed on earnings....
2019-06-14 10:45

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

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

There's Murder but no Mystery in Adam Sandler's Netflix whodunit Adam Sandler’s latest Netflix release, Murder Mystery, isn’t going to dispel the longstanding rumor that the Sandman mostly makes movies as an excuse to go on paid vacations, using his Happy Madison production shingle as a personal travel agency. Yes...
2019-06-14 11:30

Jessica Biel says she's not an anti-vaxxer, she just crush a lot It has not been an especially good time Online for actress Jessica Biel of late, as she’s come under fire in the last few days for allegations—first reported by our colleagues over at Jezebel—that she was taking a cue from husband Justin Timberlake a...
2019-06-14 11:30

Tracee Ellis Ross to star in the first of many planned Daria spin-offs It’s been a long time since we heard that MTV was planning to bring back Daria for a new generation of disaffected teens, but apparently the plan has evolved in the past year. Initially, we heard that the revival would be called Daria & Jodie and...
2019-06-14 11:30

Former Juventus boss Allegri wants year off from football "Former Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has said he needs to recharge his batteries and will take a year off from football before returning to management."...
2019-06-14 12:15

| Anger as Christchurch mosque accused pleads not guilty The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks in March smiled as his lawyers entered not guilty pleas to multiple murder and terrorism charges....
2019-06-14 12:15

| Norwegian tanker Front Altair still afloat after reported attack: owner Norwegian tanker Front Altair was still afloat after a reported attack in the Gulf of Oman Thursday, the chief executive of the company that owns the vessel told AFP, denying reports it had sunk....
2019-06-14 12:15

Staten Island woman is latest to mysteriously die in Dominican Republic A Staten Island woman became the latest tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican Republic Monday during a birthday trip to the country. Leyla Cox, of New Brighton, died on June 10, just one day after celebrating her 53rd birthday, her distraught ...
2019-06-14 12:30

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

25 years later: How an off-day sparked Rangers to close out a Stanley Cup If the game had been on June 13 instead of June 14, then the past 25 years might have been completely different. But a quarter-century later, the Rangers and their fans get to look back on Game 7 of the 1994 Stanley Cup final as the day The Curse was...
2019-06-14 12:30

UK could use hydrogen instead of natural gas – if it can make enough The UK can safely switch to using hydrogen for heating, power and manufacturing, but doing so will require a ten-fold production increase, says a new report...
2019-06-14 12:45

Automakers eye VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars Automakers have long focused on getting drivers to sit tight and pay attention to the road. Now, as the industry moves to self-driving cars and drivers become passengers, they face a new challenge: tackling passenger boredom....
2019-06-14 13:30

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

REFILE-Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still assessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East that was suspected to have been attacked, while the company expected little impact to its supplies....
2019-06-14 13:45

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

Russia's Gazprom Neft urges OPEC to raise oil output quotas OPEC and non-OPEC producers should raise oil production starting from the second half of the year in order to keep the market balance and acceptable oil prices, Alexander Dyukov, the head of Russia's Gazprom Neft, said on Friday....
2019-06-14 13:45

Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Planned events include giant picnics and pram marches, culminating in demonstrationsWomen across Switzerland are walking off the job and into the streets to demand wage parity, nearly three decades after staging the country’s first nationwide strike ...
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

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

Tom Hanks flips out, spills Disney secrets, shoplifts Tom Hanks “In The Bachelor vernacular, I think I’m pretty awesome,” bragged Tom Hanks genially on Thursday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! It’s hard to argue, what with the multiple Oscars, playing literally every notable white man who’s ever lived, and not being Tim All...
2019-06-14 13:45

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
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

Tennis: In-form Berrettini cruises into Stuttgart semis Italian Matteo Berrettini cruised into the Stuttgart Open last four on Friday after making light work of American Denis Kudla with a 6-3 6-3 win in just over an hour....
2019-06-14 13:45

IAF: 'No survivors' from An-32 crash; 13 bodies, black box retrieved The bodies of 13 Indian Air Force personnel who went missing last week when their plane crashed near the Chinese border have been found, authorities said....
2019-06-14 13:45

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus jumped from eight to 27....
2019-06-14 13:45

Koalas burned in wildfires can be now saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
2019-06-14 14:15

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

Promoted: How the French Grand Prix works a Formula 1 car Paul Ricard offers a unique set of challenges to a Formula 1 car, allowing fans to witness both man and machine stressed to their limits. Motorsport Live looks at the demands of this very special track and the characteristics that make it a great sho...
2019-06-14 14:15

Motorsport Intelligence Unit launched by Motorsport Network Motorsport Network has announced the launch of the Motorsport Intelligence Unit, a new initiative that allows fans to have a real impact on the future of motorsport...
2019-06-14 14:15

Spanish police arrest Bitcoin launderers in international credit card fraud case Spanish police have arrested 35 people allegedly involved in an international counterfeit bank card ring which laundered its profits using Bitcoin. Criminals made more than $675,855 (€600,000) and laundered more than $891,250 (€1,000,000), according ...
2019-06-14 14:15

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

60 Crazy Facts About Madonna You Probably Didn't Know There's no one quite like Madonna. Though there have been many imitators and pretenders to the throne in the 30+ years that she's been reigning as the Queen of Pop, very few have......
2019-06-14 14:30

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

This gripping memoir tells the story of a girl — and South Africa — coming of age Along with her personal stories of belonging, love and family, Msimang teaches readers about race and racism, how one’s political ideology shifts, and contemporary South African political history....
2019-06-14 14:30

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

Phil Neville explains the tactics he uses as England manager Neville wants defenders to pass out from the back, midfielders to dominate and forwards to be braveBy The Coaches’ Voice for the Guardian Sport NetworkTwo months after Phil Neville took charge of the England women’s team, he faced his first big chall...
2019-06-14 14:30

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

Honda Activa 125 BS-VI: What's New? We take a look at what all has changed on the new Honda Activa 125 BS-VI, Honda's first two-wheeler which meets the upcoming Bharat Stage VI emission regulations....
2019-06-14 15:15

Google Rolls Out Redesigned Search Menu With New Icons Worldwide Google is rolling out a new look for its search page with a tweaked search menu. The new search menu now includes icons in addition to regular search category names....
2019-06-14 15:15

Flipkart, Goqii Settle Dispute Over Sharp Discounting Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer's website....
2019-06-14 15:15

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

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

| 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

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school in Denver where two shooters injured eight and kill...
2019-06-14 15:30

A Trump Official Consulted With Climate-Change Deniers, Emails Show (WASHINGTON) — A Trump administration national security official has sought help from advisers to a think tank that disavows climate change to challenge widely accepted scientific findings on global warming, according to his emails. The request...
2019-06-14 15:30

Women's World Cup: Marta has record to rival Brazil legends Ronaldo and Pele Marta became the first player - male or female - to score in five different World Cups. But how does she compare to Brazilian greats such as Pele and Ronaldo?...
2019-06-14 15:30

'Like a horror film': vast swarms of flies plague Russian villages Local residents in Urals describe sweeping bucketfuls of dead flies from their homesVillages in Russia’s Urals region have been invaded by vast swarms of flies that have sparked health concerns and fears for local harvests.“You can’t hang out your wa...
2019-06-14 15:30

Trump says will not fire White House adviser Conway U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, despite the conclusion by a U.S. government watchdog that she repeatedly violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official White House p...
2019-06-14 15:30

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

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

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

China launches inquiry into FedEx parcel delivery errors: Xinhua Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into FedEx Corp over parcels delivered to the wrong addresses, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday....
2019-06-14 15:30

Awake at the wheel: Automakers tap VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars Audi, Nissan and other car makers are banking on talking cartoon characters and other virtual reality experiences to keep drivers and other occupants of future autonomous vehicles entertained, auto industry executives said....
2019-06-14 15:30

A shrub, a cart path and a 2-under for Koepka at US Open Considering his tee shot almost buried into shrubbery and he had to hit the next shot from off the cart path, Brooks Koepka couldn't have been too unhappy with a par to close out his day at Pebble Beach....
2019-06-14 15:30

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

Unpacking hacks: What to take out of your bag when you arrive and what to leave in It turns out there's an art to unpacking. Travel experts separate the stuff you should unpack from the gear that should stay in your bag.       ...
2019-06-14 15:45

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.       ...
2019-06-14 15:45

Carry-on bag ignites at West Virginia airport checkpoint Authorities at a West Virginia airport say a passenger’s carry-on bag ignited as it was going through a security checkpoint.       ...
2019-06-14 15:45

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check reservations for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds.       ...
2019-06-14 15:45

Trump eyes former immigration official as his border czar WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s planning to name a former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement as a border czar who’ll report directly to him. Trump tells “Fox & Friends” that Tom Homan wil...
2019-06-14 15:45

Almodovar to receive Venice Film Festival career achievement ROME (AP) — The Spanish Oscar-winning writer and director Pedro Almodóvar will be awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement by the Venice Film Festival. The decision from the board of the Biennale di Venezia, follows a proposal by the festival...
2019-06-14 15:45

US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions. The post US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-14 15:45

Bridge Closures Starting June 17 In Laurel County LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 11 Office advises motorists that two bridges will be closed starting Monday. The KY 80 bridge over Lick Fork Creek at milepoint 17.708 and the KY 80 bridge over Hoophole ...
2019-06-14 15:45

Zachary Levi’s nerves growing before MTV Movie & TV Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Shazam!” star Zachary Levi says his nerves are building each day leading up to the MTV Movie & TV Awards in what he calls the “biggest thing” he’s ever hosted. Levi knows those feelings will be amplif...
2019-06-14 15:45

Family: Baby cut from slain Chicago woman’s womb has died CHICAGO (AP) — Spokeswomen for the family of a slain Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb with a butcher knife says the infant boy has died. Family spokeswoman Cecilia Garcia confirmed a family statement posted on Facebook that 19-year-old ...
2019-06-14 15:45

Kentucky high court rules police can be sued in deadly chase LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that police can be sued for damages when their car chases lead to the death or injury of third parties. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the court’s 6-1 ruling on Thursday overturned...
2019-06-14 15:45

'Deepfake' videos, other tech could threaten 2020 election, Dems fear The House Intelligence Committee heard from artificial intelligence experts in a meeting Thursday over the potential threat “deepfake” technology could pose on America’s national security leading up to the 2020 presidential election....
2019-06-14 15:45

Iran denies responsibility for the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. CNBC's Kayla...
2019-06-14 16:00

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

Trapped in the city of a thousand mountains – video A new phenomenon has taken the internet by storm: Chinese rap. But behind its skyrocketing popularity, there is a struggle for freedom of speech. Rappers try to figure out what they can and cannot say after more censorship is announced Continue readi...
2019-06-14 16:01

834 Star Tortoises, Meant For Smuggling To Bangladesh, Seized In Kolkata The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 834 Indian star tortoises meant for smuggling to Bangladesh, an official statement issued on Friday said....
2019-06-14 16:01

Amy Schumer continues to keep motherhood real, shows off her c-section scar The comedian welcomed her first child nearly 6 weeks ago and has been documenting the reality of motherhood since then.        ...
2019-06-14 16:30

85 percent of Americans say they won’t throw this out More than eight in ten Americans consider themselves to be people who hold on to keepsakes, with 38 percent of even admitting to having kept a keepsake for over 20 years....
2019-06-14 16:30

U.S., Iran Trade Accusations in Wake of Tanker Attacks Iran rejected American allegations that it was behind an attack on two fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman, deflecting blame for an incident that has again ratcheted up fears of military conflict....
2019-06-14 16:30

A Novice Player Gets a Painful Lesson in Middle East Peacemaking Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a rough debut as Middle East peacemaker, ending the first trip by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years with the U.S.-Iran conflict even more volatile than before....
2019-06-14 16:30

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

In photos: Raptors dethrone Warriors There will be no three-peat. The Golden State Warriors' two-year reign atop the NBA has ended at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, who have claimed their first title since the franchise was founded in 1995....
2019-06-14 16:45

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
2019-06-14 16:45

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.       ...
2019-06-14 16:45

‘Sporadic’ attacks from Iran could spike oil prices, says US think tank Oil prices rose as much as 4% on Thursday following attacks on two tanker ships off the coast of Iran, which the U.S. has blamed on Tehran.       ...
2019-06-14 16:45

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

Aston Martin Valkyrie will race at Le Mans in 2021 Creation of a new hypercar class enables Aston Martin to enter its 1160bhp hybrid in the 24-hour race Aston Martin has confirmed that its upcoming Valkyrie hypercar will take part in the 2021 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race.  New rules put in pla...
2019-06-14 16:45

Honda reveals more details about its adorable EV Honda unveiled its new electric car, the tiny and adorable Honda E, earlier this year, but details have been few and far between. It's slowly drip-fed features including side cameras instead of mirrors and a faux-wood paneled dashboard, but now ...
2019-06-14 16:45

The Morning After: Google's free game that makes new games Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. E3 2019 is finally over and our team is heading home after a long week. Of course, there's still plenty of news to catch up on and a few stories popping up today, but two intriguing ones involve a Google in...
2019-06-14 16:45

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

After Protests, Hong Kong’s Leader Faces More Calls to Delay Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s leader said it would be impossible to rush through an extradition bill in the wake of clashes between the police and protesters....
2019-06-14 17:15

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

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

Ringside Seat: Could Schwarz be next to shock the world and beat Fury? Tyson Fury is putting his lineal heavyweight title on the line in his Las Vegas debut. Tom Schwarz wants the belt, but to win it, he'll need to score a gigantic upset. Here's everything you need to know....
2019-06-14 17:30

Putting unsolicited ads on smartphones is hardly going to help Huawei build any trust Huawei’s alleged ties to the Chinese government, which the US and its allies fear can be used to spy on western countries, is what got Huawei into all these problems with the Trump administration. Well, that and the trade war with China, of cou...
2019-06-14 17:30

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in da...
2019-06-14 17:30

Another Boy Falls Into Borewell In Punjab, Days After 2-Year-Old's Death A four-year-old boy fell into a borewell in Punjab and remained stuck there for hours. This fresh incident comes days after Fatehveer Singh, a two-year-old boy died after he was stuck inside a......
2019-06-14 17:45

5 Policemen Killed In Ambush By Maoists Near Jharkhand's Jamshedpur Five policemen have been shot dead in an ambush by Maoists near Jamshedpur in Jharkhand. The attack took place this evening when the policemen were patrolling a local market in Saraikela district,......
2019-06-14 17:45

Probe Agency Files Money Laundering Case In Alleged Ponzi Scheme Fraud The Enforcement Directorate has filed a case of money laundering in an alleged ponzi scheme in Karnataka, involving the IMA Jewels, which left thousands of gullible investors in the lurch, officials......
2019-06-14 17:45

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

New Jersey woman found dead at her home during lunch break A 26-year-old New Jersey woman was found dead in her apartment — after neighbors recalled hearing faint screams and furniture moving, according to reports. Carolyn Byington had left work to go home for lunch on Monday but never returned, prompting co...
2019-06-14 18:30

Golf: Tougher conditions at U.S. Open as early wave heads out The U.S. Open birdie-fest looked ready to come to an end as cool, overcast conditions greeted the morning wave at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Friday, with overnight leader Justin Rose and Tiger Woods out on the course....
2019-06-14 18:30

Japan back on track with 2-1 win over Scotland Strikers Mana Iwabuchi and Yuika Sugasawa were on the scoresheet as Japan got their women's World Cup campaign back on track with a 2-1 victory over Scotland in Rennes on Friday....
2019-06-14 18:30

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

Friday's Best Deals: Qt. Ninja Foodi, Clear the Rack, Anker RoboVac, and More A cheaper-than-ever Ninja Foodi, Nordstrom Rack’s Clear the Rack event, and Anker’s newest robotic vacuum lead off a Friday’s best deals....
2019-06-14 18:30

At Long Last, The Canvas Fallout 76 Bags Have Arrived In November of last year, purchasers of the $200 Fallout 76 collector’s edition were disappointed to discover the fancy canvas bags advertised were replaced with cheap nylon sacks. It took half a year, but Bethesda has finally made things right, as i...
2019-06-14 18:30

China's Official Studio Ghibli Posters Are Excellent This month, Spirited Away will finally be officially released in Chinese movie theaters eighteen years after the movie first came out in Japan. To promote the release, artist Zao Dao created some truly wonderful posters....
2019-06-14 18:30

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

Score Big at This Puma Flash Sale! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. You......
2019-06-14 18:45

English nature's 'jewels in crown' threatened by cuts, says watchdog Natural England chair bemoans budget cuts that have left conservation body ‘massively depleted’The reserves and protected places that are the “jewels in the crown” of English nature cannot be managed properly because of budget cuts, Tony Juniper, the...
2019-06-14 18:45

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

F-35 jets: Chinese-owned firm making parts for secret UK-US fighters A Chinese-owned company is making circuit boards for the top secret next generation F-35 warplanes flown by Britain and the United States, Sky News can reveal....
2019-06-14 19:15

It's Gizelle vs. Karen in The Real Housewives of Potomac Dramatic Midseason Trailer It's all peace, love and harmony between the women of The Real Housewives of Potomac, right? Think again. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at RHOP's midseason trailer and the......
2019-06-14 19:15

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic....
2019-06-14 19:30

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

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

VW to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 billion euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to list up to a quarter of the unit by opting to float a 10% stake....
2019-06-14 19:30

Top 10 best hardcore sports cars 2019 Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren… they all want to have best hardcore sports car. We've tested them all to determine which one takes the accolade Welcome to true-blue petrolhead territory. This is where incredible outright grip and pace, vivid...
2019-06-14 19:45

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

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14 19:45

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

Rally Italy: Sordo set to inherit lead after nominal times decision Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Dani Sordo is expected to inherit the lead of Rally Italy when nominal times from a stage cancellation are finalised...
2019-06-14 20:15

Quartararo "didn't expect" Barcelona MotoGP pace after surgery MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix Friday pacesetter Fabio Quartararo says he "didn't expect" to be so quick having undergone surgery on an arm-pump issue just over a week ago...
2019-06-14 20:15

Toyota LMP1 reserve Thomas Laurent back to LMP2 for '19/20 WEC Toyota test and reserve driver Thomas Laurent will return to the LMP2 class for the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship, after signing with current championship leader Signatech-Alpine...
2019-06-14 20:15

Citroen will consider pulling Ogier out of WRC Rally Italy Citroen will consider pulling Sebastien Ogier out of Saturday's Rally Italy stages if the French firm feels there is nothing to gain from the C3 WRC running first on the road...
2019-06-14 20:15

Hazard tells Real he's 'not a Galactico' Eden Hazard says he is "not a Galactico, but I'll try to be" as he was officially presented as a Real Madrid player in front of a reported 50,000 fans at the Bernabeu....
2019-06-14 20:15

Cricket World Cup: England's Jofra Archer takes two wickets in two balls v West Indies Jofra Archer dismisses Nicholas Pooran and Sheldon Cottrell in consecutive balls to leave West Indies 202-8 in the World Cup group game at Southampton....
2019-06-14 20:30

Prosecutors Threw the Book at Julian Assange. Here’s How That Could Backfire Julian Assange appeared in a British court Friday in the first of what is likely to be many battles over a recently filed U.S. extradition attempt. Speaking via video link from a maximum-security prison near London, the 47-year old WikiLeaks founder ...
2019-06-14 20:45

How to wear: a portrait neckline | Jess Cartner-Morley Without being too frisky for work, this just low enough neckline will see you through to dinnerThe neckline of what you wear sets the mood for the whole outfit. I’m not being judgy about cleavage, by the way, this applies to men, too. (Think of Fleab...
2019-06-14 20:45

Online holiday booking scams and how to avoid them New research into cybersecurity has revealed UK holidaymakers lost more than £7m to fake sites and fraud in 2018. We outline the five most common scams and ways to protect a trip and your dataWith UK holidaymakers looking to book their summer breaks,...
2019-06-14 20:45

Ed Harris is replacing Jeff Daniels in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Broadway’s next Atticus Finch has blue eyes. Ed Harris, a four-time Oscar nominee and star of TV’s “Westworld,” will take over from Jeff Daniels in Broadway’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” this fall, as the New York Times reported. Daniels received excelle...
2019-06-14 20:45

Raptors win first NBA title, knocking off Warriors in six games In the first NBA Finals featuring games played outside the United States, the Raptors prevailed behind a strong playoff run from Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and fan support that stretched across Canada....
2019-06-14 21:00

The Glow Up Playlist: The Soundtrack to Finding Your Inner and Outer Beauty Many say that Gucci Mane has had the best glow up over the past couple of years and some would argue that the win for best glow up belongs to Cardi B—both of which are valid....
2019-06-14 21:01

'None of My Favorite Artists Are Humble': Issa Rae Refused to Play Insecure at the 2019 Women in Film Awards “As women, we tend to downplay ourselves, to dim our light, and we’re kind of conditioned, socially, to be humble....I grew up being a huge hip-hop fan, and none of my favorite artists are humble,” said Issa Rae as she accepted the inaugural Women In...
2019-06-14 21:01

India To Become 5 Trillion Dollar Economy By 2024: Hardeep Singh Puri India is set to become a five trillion dollar economy by 2024 and is likely to overtake the UK this year to become the fifth largest economy in the world, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said......
2019-06-14 21:30

BJP To Begin Membership Drive From July 6 The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will begin its membership drive from July 6, the birth anniversary of its founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, and continue it till August 10. The saffron party claims to......
2019-06-14 21:30

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

PM Modi Leaves For India After Conclusion Of Shanghai Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday left for home after the conclusion of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in which he discussed the global security situation, multilateral......
2019-06-14 21:30

PM Modi's Meeting With Iran President Cancelled At Shanghai Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday could not hold a bilateral meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Bishkek due to scheduling issues, official sources......
2019-06-14 21:30

"No Response" From Mamata Banerjee: Bengal Governor Over Doctors Strike West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi Friday said he called up Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss the issue of junior doctors' strike but got no response from her....
2019-06-14 21:30

What's in a nickname? NFL has had great ones in its history NFL At 100: The memorable moments and teams in NFL history can be summarized by a word or phrase such as the "Steel Curtain" or "America's Team." And the NFL has had more than its share of those moments and teams through the years.   ...
2019-06-14 21:30

Craig Carton says ‘I believe in redemption’ before starting prison term Disgraced radio host Craig Carton released a statement on Friday — just days before he heads to the slammer — saying he believes in “redemption and earning second chances.” “I made mistakes,” the statement says. “Mistake...
2019-06-14 21:30

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules....
2019-06-14 21:30

A Change of Scenery, a Commitment to Service and a Social Media Cleanse: Inside Selena Gomez's Year of Rebuilding Selena Gomez needed a change. While she's been a bit omnipresent as of late, sitting down for a handful of interviews to promote her new movie The Dead Don't Die, out in theaters......
2019-06-14 21:30

Inside Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's 33rd Birthday Party--With Tiaras! Feeling old yet? Twins Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen turned 33 on Thursday. The former Full House actresses and child stars-turned-fashion moguls celebrated their big day together at a......
2019-06-14 21:30

Saints Kamara wants to know game like QB Brees Saints running back Alvin Kamara and quarterback Drew Brees discuss Kamara's mental approach to football. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 21:45

Crash spills cocoa on highway near Chicago A crash involving two semi-trucks scattered cocoa powder and batteries on a freeway in northwestern Indiana and caused a massive traffic jam. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 21:45

How to create a simple RSS feed reader on iOS Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Apple has announced that Shortcuts, a powerful automation app for the iPhone and iPad, will come pre-installed o...
2019-06-14 21:45

WATCH: Craig Wright briefly forgets he ‘invented’ Bitcoin Craig Wright appears to have briefly forgotten that he wrote the Bitcoin white paper while speaking at a recent conference in Toronto. Wright, lead brain behind alternative cryptocurrency Bitcoin Satoshi Vision, caused controversy earlier this year a...
2019-06-14 21:45

'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran President Donald Trump's comments come amid concerns attack on oil tankers could further escalate ongoing tensions between Iran and the U.S.       ...
2019-06-14 21:45

Moonwalk and 9/11 photographs part of 'global visual memory' Results of 12-nation survey show that some ‘iconic’ images are better known than othersFrom the spacesuit-clad form of Buzz Aldrin on the moon to the middle-distance gaze of Che Guevara, some photographs really are seared into the public’s mind all o...
2019-06-14 22:00

Five reasons why your high-tax state won't let you move away Thinking of relocating to Nevada for its income tax-free environment? Chances are your home state's auditors won't let you go quietly. Here are five things that will keep you from making a clean break....
2019-06-14 22:00

Democratic contenders Biden, Sanders to face off in Miami debates U.S. Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden will appear on the same stage with Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg and six other rivals during the second of two nights of candidate debates scheduled for later this month in Miami....
2019-06-14 22:00

It's Time For A National Conversation About Drake's Horny Watch One thing that can be said about Drake that cannot be said about a disconcertingly large number of other famous people is that it is clear why he is famous. He has done actual things—performed some hugely popular songs about how disappointed he is in...
2019-06-14 22:00

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

Kawhi Leonard, Whenever You Get A Minute, This Extremely Drunk Raptors Fan Has A Plant For You Kawhi Leonard had one of the great NBA postseasons, dismantling the Process, outplaying the MVP, and being the single best player in a Finals that brought down a dynasty. He was near-unanimous Finals MVP, and is now the first player in the history of...
2019-06-14 22:00

Women's World Cup: Lena Oberdorf – The 17-year-old student learning fast Her coach says she's "fantastic," and Lena Oberdorf has made made her mark at the World Cup while taking time out from school. With Germany through to round of 16, she could enhance her reputation against South Africa....
2019-06-14 22:15

India heat wave: Experts urge more can be done as death toll rises Numerous cities need to modify heat protection schemes as India seeks to protect its homeless population. Temperatures have soared above 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit)....
2019-06-14 22:15

Warriors' Stephen Curry has struggled in closing 20 seconds during NBA playoffs Golden State's two-time MVP has gone 0-for-8 on go-ahead shots with less than 20 seconds left in his NBA playoff career. That includes a Game 6 miss.       ...
2019-06-14 22:15

Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — 'It's really thinking about it differently' Bluebird Bio's $1.8 million gene therapy, Zynteglo, is the second most expensive drug in the world behind Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy....
2019-06-14 22:15

What are the perks and problems of being a night owl? Many recent studies suggest that people who are 'night owls' may face higher health risks. But why is that, really? Our Spotlight feature investigates....
2019-06-14 22:15

Cadence of Hyrule: The Kotaku Review Cadence of Hyrule feels like a french fry dunked into a milkshake. There’s two distinct flavors at play—the deep exploration of a Zelda game with the bouncy pace of a rhythm game—and they mix together into something greater than the initial pitch. In...
2019-06-14 22:15

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

HHS Secretary Alex Azar urges Americans to vaccinate their kids, ignore 'mass disinformation campaigns' Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said Friday the federal government will continue to defer to individual states on vaccine mandates and exemptions but nevertheless insisted parents should still have their children vaccinated. ...
2019-06-14 22:15

Sen. Graham says he's had substantive talks with top Democrat on deal to combat border crisis Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said he's entered into bi-partisan talks with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin" on "Fox & Friends" Friday, in an effort to find a solution to the southern border crisis. ...
2019-06-14 22:15

Gutsy grandparents fight off burglar who tried to snatch 6-year-old girl A tough-as-nails elderly couple from Indiana fought off an intruder who tried to snatch their 6-year-old granddaughter — leaving the crazed creep with a bloody mug, according to reports Friday. “I wouldn’t want him walking back in my apartment again....
2019-06-14 22:15

Teacher gives student shoes off his own feet moments before graduation A Virginia teacher gave the shoes off his own feet to a graduating fifth grader — whose own footwear busted just as he was about to walk across the stage, according to a new report. The boy was graduating from George Mason Elementary in Mason w...
2019-06-14 22:15

Hacker Conference Disinvites U.S. Congressman Over Abysmal Women's Rights Voting Record U.S. Congressman Will Hurd has been disinvited to the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas this year where he was set to deliver a keynote address after questions were raised about his voting record.Read more......
2019-06-14 22:30

Senator Presses Homeland Security for Answers Over Theft of Border Control Photos Lawmakers on Friday continued to press for answers about the breach of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data reportedly stolen by hackers, an incident said to affect as many as 100,000 individuals who crossed the U.S. border over a month-and-a-hal...
2019-06-14 22:30

Why Did Michigan Just Drop All Charges in the Flint Water Crisis? The people of Flint, Michigan, deserve justice. More than five years ago, the city switched its water source and exposed nearly 100,000 residents to lead-tainted drinking water. Yet the state has failed to hold anyone accountable for this event, and ...
2019-06-14 22:30

Next Month's Total Solar Eclipse Will Pass Right Over a Space Observatory Next month, a total solar eclipse will pass over a slice of the South Pacific, Chile, and Argentina—and directly over an observatory in the Andes run by the National Science Foundation.Read more......
2019-06-14 22:30

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some legit backers, according to the Wall Street Journal...
2019-06-14 22:30

If Uber Wants It, It's Bad If you are negotiating with someone, and they are willing to make concessions as long as they keep one, single, big thing, then that is the thing that is important. Duh. Today, that thing is “your ability to live with human dignity.” Read more......
2019-06-14 22:30

Updates From Stranger Things, Bill & Ted 3, and More The wild Clifford the Big Red Dog movie keeps adding to its cast. Buddy claims another Pixar pal in the latest Child’s Play poster. Plus what’s to come on Dark and iZombie, a new Black Christmas remake is on the way, and new clips from The 100 and Fe...
2019-06-14 22:30

Jamaican player whiffs on bicycle kick, nails Italian captain in the face The Italian women’s soccer team narrowly missed out on having a huge injury to their captain during their second group-stage match against Jamaica on Friday....
2019-06-14 22:30

European Under-21 Championship 2019: All you need to know "The 22nd edition of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship gets underway on Sunday as co-hosts Italy and San Marino greet the best young talent from across the continent."...
2019-06-14 22:30

Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials, said Friday that he would call no witnesses at his trial, setting the stage for jurors to begin deliberating on his fate next week....
2019-06-14 22:45

Stocks Slip Amid Middle East Tensions U.S. stocks meandered around the flatline in quiet trading Friday as tepid economic data and rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns over growth and trade....
2019-06-14 22:45

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
2019-06-14 22:45

Dueling Bond Markets Send Mixed Message on Risk U.S. bond markets sent mixed signals about risk as investors jumped back into funds that buy risky corporate debt, while Treasury bond yields hovered near record lows, reflecting concerns about slowing economic growth....
2019-06-14 22:45

For 84 Glorious Seconds, CBS Grilled the Hell Out of Steve Scalise's Awful Climate Change Plan It was brief, and it was interrupted by a line of questioning so soft the segment could have been mistaken for a Fox News hit, but for one minute and 24 seconds, CBS This Morning co-host Tony Dokoupil took GOP House Minority Whip Steve Scalise to tas...
2019-06-14 22:45

Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking steps to beef up security, an issue brought into fresh focus by President Trump’s comments that he might accept information from foreign governments that was da...
2019-06-14 23:15

Watch: Chicago man, 94, gets diploma 76 years after leaving school A 94-year-old Chicago man who missed his high school graduation due to World War II walked across the stage at his old school to accept his diploma 76 years later....
2019-06-14 23:15

CNN's Jim Acosta knocks 'purist' journalists, says his showboating behavior makes for a 'healthy, functioning democracy' CNN's liberal star reporter Jim Acosta took some shots at "purist" journalists who don't last out at the Trump administration and argued that his showboating behavior is a sign of a "healthy, functioning democracy."...
2019-06-14 23:15

Views Should Not Be Imposed: Nitish Kumar's Party On Triple Talaq Bill BJP ally Janata Dal (United) Friday opposed the triple talaq bill, which is likely to be tabled by the Narendra Modi government in the upcoming Parliament session, and said any view should not be......
2019-06-14 23:15

N.C. teen shark attack victim upbeat about future 17-year-old Paige Winter was attacked by a shark off the North Carolina coast earlier this month, losing a leg and part of her hand. Winter says she's going to be the "same old Paigy." (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 23:15

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm ...
2019-06-14 23:15

Parents Should Learn Common Core Math Like a Kindergartner If you have a kid in school, you’ve probably noticed that their math homework looks different than yours did an undisclosed number of years ago. And you may have moaned about it—“What’s with all the crazy steps? These equations took me seconds to ans...
2019-06-14 23:30

How to Organize Your Recipes Offline There are a lot—some might say “too many”—recipes floating around in the world. Books and magazines are full of them but, thanks to the internet, you could cook a new recipe a day and never open a cookbook. There are many apps for keeping track of yo...
2019-06-14 23:30

UK joins US in blaming Iran for tanker attacks British officials said Friday that the Iranian military is likely responsible for damaging two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, supporting the assessment of the Trump administration....
2019-06-14 23:30

UPDATE 1-U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
2019-06-14 23:30

BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: On edge ** S&P 500 up for second straight week, but adds just 0.5%. Trade tensions and Gulf tanker attacks weigh ** At first, the DJI was rolling sixes, and the SPX was streaking higher ** However, the SPX hit a wall, turned tipsy. This with the DJI...
2019-06-14 23:30

U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
2019-06-14 23:30

Bumble owner to spend $100 mln on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Group's Tinder....
2019-06-14 23:30

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

Citing Trump’s ‘character,’ D.C. residents challenge city to revoke his hotel’s liquor license Religious leaders and others are invoking a law that says applicants must be of “good character and generally fit for the responsibilities of licensure.”...
2019-06-14 23:45

| Beast v Kitsie: Let battle resume! Tendai Mtawarira and Steven Kitshoff will be seeking to bank ‘Bok points’ against each other in Saturday’s critical Super Rugby derby at Newlands, writes Rob Houwing....
2019-06-14 23:45

| Sponsor cuts ties with London Irish over Jackson signing Drinks giant Diageo has terminated a sponsorship deal with London Irish after the signing of Paddy Jackson, who was acquitted in a rape trial last year....
2019-06-14 23:45

Mexico to urge G20 to pay attention to Central America migrant crisis Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he will present a document at the Group of 20 summit this month that would ask the member nations to take note of the high numbers of migrants fleeing Central America through Mexico....
2019-06-15 00:30

U.S., others object to U.N. counterterrorism chief visit to China's Xinjiang The United States and other western countries have objected to a visit by the United Nations counterterrorism chief to China's remote Xinjiang, where U.N. experts say some one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims are held in detention centers....
2019-06-15 00:30

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

Apollo 11: Smithsonian showcases stunning Moon landing artifacts On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped from the Eagle Lunar Module and made his “one giant leap for mankind.” To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is showcasing a host of stu...
2019-06-15 00:30

Wall Street ends down; Broadcom warning hits chip stocks U.S. stocks ended lower on Friday as investors were cautious going into next week's Federal Reserve meeting, while a warning from Broadcom of a broad weakening in global demand weighed on chipmakers and added to U.S.-China trade worries....
2019-06-15 00:30

Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
2019-06-15 00:30

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
2019-06-15 00:45

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
2019-06-15 00:45

Representative Duncan Hunter’s Wife Pleads Guilty in Corruption Case Margaret Hunter has agreed to cooperate with the prosecution in a case in which she and her husband, a six-term California congressman, were accused of using more than $200,000 in campaign funds for personal use....
2019-06-15 00:45

Taylor downs Argentina as England qualify for last 16 England's Jodie Taylor scored the only goal as they broke the deadlock against Argentina just past the hour to secure a 1-0 win and reach the last 16 at the women's World Cup on Friday....
2019-06-15 01:15

Here's some iconic reality TV moments reimagined as ASMR lullabies ASMR clips are a kind of video that some fall asleep to, or gain some sort of relaxing comfort from for a lot of people. It’s pretty popular, but it can also give you the willies if you’re on the other spectrum of the ASMR opinion circle. ASMR stands...
2019-06-15 01:15

Jessica Jones’ latest investigation uncovers this season’s new villain As someone who avoids watching trailers or reading too much about these Marvel Netflix shows ahead of their debuts, I was feeling smugly confident that Erik would turn out to be this season’s Big Bad. A charismatic man hitting it off with Jessica imm...
2019-06-15 01:15

Jim Jarmusch, who just made a zombie movie, isn't that into zombie movies Although it does have its defenders, indie-film legend Jim Jarmusch’s new zom-com The Dead Don’t Die has unfortunately been declared D.O.A. with many critics—only 52% of them gave the film a positive review, according to review aggregator Rotten Tom...
2019-06-15 01:15

Roberts waived after Lions-Pats trade rescinded Another attempt by the Patriots to shore up their tight-end position ended when their trade with the Lions for Michael Roberts was rescinded due to a failed physical, a source told Adam Schefter....
2019-06-15 01:30

Suspect in David Ortiz Shooting Was Wanted in New Jersey, Police Say Prosecutors in New Jersey said Rolfi Ferreira-Cruz, who is suspected of being the gunman in the Ortiz shooting, had been indicted in connection with two armed robberies....
2019-06-15 01:30

"Chinese" Cyber Spies Targeting Belt And Road Initiative Players: Report A Chinese cyber espionage group is believed to be targeting key countries for China's Belt and Road Initiative, reveals a report by FireEye, an American cyber-security company....
2019-06-15 02:00

Ex-Pak President Asif Ali Zardari's Sister Arrested Over Laundering Case Pakistan's top anti-graft body has arrested sister of former president Asif Ali Zardari in a case related to money laundering through fake bank accounts....
2019-06-15 02:00

'Men in Black: International' burning questions: Where the heck is Will Smith? With "Men In Black: International" opening Friday and starring Chris Hemsworth, fans have questions. Like, where are Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones?        ...
2019-06-15 02:15

WTA roundup: Unseeded American makes semis in Nottingham Jennifer Brady upset No. 4 seed Maria Sakkari of Greece 7-5, 6-3 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham, England....
2019-06-15 02:15

Becca Kufrin Wants Bachelor Nations Help in Getting Rid of Arie Luyendyk Jr. Engagement Dress As the saying goes: out with the old and in with the new! Becca Kufrin is giving her closet a major overhaul by getting rid of a bunch of dresses that she wore during her time on Arie......
2019-06-15 02:15

Catelynn Lowell Candidly Details Her Post-Miscarriage Struggle With Suicidal Thoughts Catelynn Lowell is opening up about what led her to seek treatment for depression in 2017. Although the star's life is widely discussed and shared thanks to her participation in Teen......
2019-06-15 02:15

Meghan King Edmonds Breaks Silence on Husband Jim Edmonds' Cheating Scandal Meghan King Edmonds says she feels sad, abandoned, and lonely and no longer trusts her husband Jim Edmonds after he admitted to exchanging explicit texts with another woman. The website......
2019-06-15 02:15

US Open: Tiger Woods 'a little hot' after second-round 72 Tiger Woods' round left him seven shots back. If he is to make a run at his 16th major and fourth U.S. Open title, he must pick his spots better.        ...
2019-06-15 02:30

Up to four avocado trucks stolen in Mexican state every day Packers and exporters took out newspaper adverts to decry situation in Michoacán, a battleground for warring crime factionsUp to four trucks carrying avocados are stolen every day in the violent Mexican state of Michoacán, as organized crime groups s...
2019-06-15 02:30

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases would be “...
2019-06-15 02:30

Black Men Are Part of Nature but Nature Is White – a poem It took 55 bullets and 3.5 seconds for police to kill Willie McCoy, which a report called ‘reasonable’. Acclaimed poet Shane McCrae writes about his killing Continue reading......
2019-06-15 02:30

England reach World Cup last 16 with hard-fought win over Argentina Jodie Taylor jogged a few memories with a criticism deflecting counter-attacking goal as England guaranteed themselves a place in the knockout stages of the World Cup on a clear Normandy night when Argentina again confounded the supposed experts.Carl...
2019-06-15 02:30

Brexit: Corbyn under pressure to clarify backing for second vote Facing a Boris Johnson premiership, Labour shadow cabinet to debate its stanceJeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet is set to debate Brexit on Monday, as the prospect of a Boris Johnson premiership accelerates Labour’s drift towards supporting a second refe...
2019-06-15 02:30

Cuomo signs rent law overhaul, toughening tenant protections ALBANY – State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved the biggest overhaul of New York’s rent laws in a generation, offering New York City tenants new protections against rent hikes and evictions and putting the powerful real estate lobby on the de...
2019-06-15 02:30

Memorial services for runner who died of rare cancer to include tribute run Gabriele Ivy Grunewald is still encouraging others to run. Memorial services for the 32-year-old elite distance runner from Minnesota who died Tuesday following a 10-year battle against a rare and aggressive salivary gland cancer will include a one-m...
2019-06-15 02:30

Watch the People of America Try to Identify Random Car Parts Somebody who gets paid a lot more than me decided it was a good idea to move the Jalopnik headquarters to the middle of Times Square in New York City, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the country. With this new opportunity landing in our la...
2019-06-15 02:30

Who Among Us Is Worthy Enough to Buy James Bond's 1965 Aston Martin DB5? Generations of humans have grown up drooling over the iconic Aston Martin DB5 driven by James Bond in seven films—but most notably Goldfinger. Now, one example is going up for sale, and one human can be worthy (or, well, rich) enough to take home a p...
2019-06-15 02:30

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment in Hong Kong....
2019-06-15 02:30

CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arrested in connection with the killing of a former state senator found dead outside her home. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arrested in connection with the killing of a former state senator found dead outside her home. (Corrects APNewsAlert to reflect she was a former state senator). The post CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arres...
2019-06-15 02:45

Councilman faces call for resignation for Juneteenth message LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — The president of a northern Virginia NAACP branch is calling for a town councilman’s resignation after he wrote a negative message on a Juneteenth proclamation rather than sign it. The Leesburg Town Council passed a resolut...
2019-06-15 02:45

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

Injured Indians ace Corey Kluber cleared for strength work DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland ace Corey Kluber has been cleared to work on strength building after having his broken arm evaluated. Indians manager Terry Francona said Friday the report on Kluber was good. He said Kluber has “the go ahead to do stre...
2019-06-15 02:45

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles (160 kilometers) north of Reno. Burning Man ...
2019-06-15 02:45

Red Sox reliever Hembree placed on IL with elbow strain BALTIMORE (AP) — Boston Red Sox reliever Heath Hembree has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right elbow. Hembree is 1-0 with a 2.51 ERA and one save in 31 appearances. He is working on a streak of nine straight games without all...
2019-06-15 02:45

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for advisory commit...
2019-06-15 02:45

5 convicted in Bronx murder of teen with knives, machetes NEW YORK (AP) — Five young men have been convicted of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a teenager at a Bronx bodega. The Bronx Criminal Court jury reached the verdict Friday in the death of 15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz. Authorities s...
2019-06-15 02:45

Great Lakes leaders to discuss funding Asian carp project TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Representatives of the eight states and two Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region will meet next month to discuss helping fund a federal plan to prevent Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan. Officials say the July...
2019-06-15 02:45

Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast Japan has decided to invest Rs 13,000 crore (205.784 billion Yen) in several ongoing and new projects in the Northeast, an official statement said on Friday....
2019-06-15 03:15

England missing Duggan - but marvellous Mead makes the most of chance "Injured Toni Duggan is a real absence for England, who need someone to strike fear into the hearts of the opposition - but Beth Mead is impressing with her industry."...
2019-06-15 03:15

NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration of an “unusual mortality event.” The reason for the strandings isn’t entirely clear, but indications...
2019-06-15 03:45

UPDATE 2-Control of Brazil retailer Via Varejo shifts to Klein family from GPA Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family on Friday gained control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA from retailer GPA SA in an auction, spending less than initially expected....
2019-06-15 04:15

U.S. to launch public hearings on additional China tariffs next week The U.S. Trade Representative's Office on Monday will kick off seven days of testimony from U.S. retailers, manufacturers and other businesses about President Donald Trump's plan to hit another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods with tariffs....
2019-06-15 04:15

The world economy is falling back into its post-crisis funk The bond market seems to be forecasting the kind of low-growth, low-interest-rate equilibrium that just doesn’t leave you with much margin for macroeconomic error....
2019-06-15 04:30

Mount Washington climber dies after hiking in freezing temperatures A woman attempting to hike up New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures died after suffering an unknown medical condition, officials said Friday. ...
2019-06-15 04:30

Harry Potter Fans Wait up to 10 Hours to Ride Universal Orlando’s Newest Roller Coaster Harry Potter fans flocked to Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park on Thursday –– for a long, long wait. The attraction was the park’s newest ride, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure and some fans said...
2019-06-15 04:30

The best credit cards for freelancers If you work for yourself, moonlight for Uber, Postmates, Lyft, Taskrabbit, or other gig economy companies, these could be the right cards for you.       ...
2019-06-15 04:45

U.S., NATO Moves in Baltics Raise Russian Fears The U.S. and its NATO allies flexed their muscles along Russia’s western border this week with military exercises and a pledge of new troops that have deepened Moscow’s fears of U.S. intentions in the region....
2019-06-15 04:45

This Remote Irish Island Is Hoping To Lure New Residents A small island, three miles off the coast of Ireland, has been making efforts to attract new residents, touting its newly established internet connectivity as a draw for remote workers. Just a ferry-ride away from the village of Burtonport in northwe...
2019-06-15 04:45

Raptors president has altercation after championship win Raptors president, Masai Ujiri, got into an altercation with an officer after the team won an NBA championship.        ...
2019-06-15 05:15