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ThinkGeek.com to close, replaced as a section of GameStop

Sad news for anyone who loves geeky goods and top-notch April Fools’ jokes: ThinkGeek.com, the 20-year-old online retailer known for selling more geek-centric gadgets and peripherals t...

ThinkGeek.com to close, replaced as a section of GameStop

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GameStop Rises but Struggles to Score Shares of the videogame retailer jumped more than 8% on Monday, on track for its best daily performance since January, after saying it would buy back as many as 12 million of its own shares starting on Tuesday....
2019-06-10 22:15

GameStop Eliminates Dividend, as Sales Fall By cutting the dividend, GameStop said it hopes to strengthen its balance sheet and give itself more financial flexibility. The videogame retailer said the move will save about $157 million in cash annually....
2019-06-05 17:45

GameStop hopes renovations will keep its retail stores alive GameStop thinks it has a way to keep its stores relevant as downloads take hold: revamp the stores themselves. The chain has unveiled a team-up with designers at R/GA on a pilot program to renovate stores and give them a "place in the video gaming c...
2019-07-16 01:45

GameStop’s future is grim as its stock price crumbles GameStop's stock price is plummeting. Analysts don't think it will recover, but it's not necessarily the end for the company. It has another chance.Read More...
2019-06-06 15:45

GameStop cuts costs to deal with plunge in console sales The PS4 and Xbox One are clearly approaching the end of their main lifecycles, and that's doing serious damage to GameStop's bottom line. The video game store's Q1 profits fell to $6.8 million, just a quarter of what they were a year ...
2019-06-05 04:30

GameStop announces a slew of deals for its two-week summer sale GameStop is hoping to be everyone’s destination for all things gaming this summer, with the video game chain kicking off a two-week summer sale that offers a ton of discounts on everything from consoles to toys and more than 200 video games wit...
2019-07-04 08:45

GameStop halts dividend as console sales slow; shares fall 26% GameStop Corp shares plunged 26% on Tuesday after the video games retailer halted its quarterly dividend and reported a 13.3% fall in first-quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates on the back of slowing sales of video games and consoles at it...
2019-06-05 02:45

Gas Lines Are Gone, Replaced by Complacence The whole notion of oil shortages caused by events halfway around the world is starting to seem quaint in an era of surging American shale production and relative geopolitical calm. That leaves the market exposed to a real supply shock....
2019-05-24 12:30

EU set for first female commission president as Juncker replaced The EU is set to get its first female commission president amid a shake-up of top jobs within the bloc - with an Italian socialist elected the new head of the European Parliament....
2019-07-03 18:45

Whatever became of urban myths? Were they replaced by fake news? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsUrban myths – alligators in the sewers etc – used to be very popular and some were gruesomely en...
2019-07-09 13:45

Cuomo sends warning to Con Ed after blackout: ‘They can be replaced’ In a series of TV and radio interviews, Cuomo blasted Con Ed’s performance following Saturday’s outage and threatened to revoke its state-issued operating license....
2019-07-15 09:15

UNC football coach Brown has knee replaced by former player North Carolina says football coach Mack Brown has had his right knee replaced by surgeon who used to play for him        ...
2019-06-04 20:00

German circus replaced animals with holograms, and it’s awesome Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned, and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The trea...
2019-06-07 02:15

Ayo Akinola to miss U20 World Cup, replaced by Julian Araujo Toronto forward Ayo Akinola to miss Under-20 World Cup because of ankle injury, replaced on US roster by LA Galaxy defender Julian Araujo        ...
2019-05-22 22:15

The Clunky Sega CD Has Been Replaced By a Single Pricey Cartridge It’s no fun being a fan of retro gaming if you grew up a fan of Sega consoles. Emulators and game-bundled throwback consoles have been notoriously bad, but recently things have improved—as long as you’re a Sega fan happy to throw money at your passio...
2019-06-21 17:15

Slow-Selling Audi TT to End Production, Be Replaced by Electric Car The Audi TT has been around for 20 years, and its original and bold design probably doesn’t get enough credit for helping put Audi back on the map in America. But as we all know, sporty coupe sales aren’t what they used to be, and Audi’s parent compa...
2019-05-24 00:00

Congress Asks Centre Why "Obsolete" IAF AN-32 Fleet Was Not Replaced The Congress on Wednesday expressed concern over the safety and well-being of the IAF personnel on board an AN-32 aircraft that went missing in Arunachal Pradesh after taking off from Assam's Jorhat,......
2019-06-05 22:15

Injured American midfielder Holmes replaced by Mihailovic Midfielder Duane Holmes has been dropped from the U.S. CONCACAF Gold Cup roster because of a reoccurrence of a left quadriceps strain, and he has been replaced by midfielder Djordje Mihailovic. The U.S. Soccer Federation announced the change Saturday...
2019-06-15 20:45

Which football clubs have replaced players with same-name signings? | The Knowledge Plus: outfield players wearing trousers and more tennis-playing footballers. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Last week QPR sold Matt Smith to Millwall and signed another Matt Smith on loan from Manchester City … on the same day,” writes Martyn Bryc...
2019-07-17 12:15

The Innisfil experiment: the town that replaced public transit with Uber Ridership is high and there’s plenty of work for drivers, but success has come at a cost to this Ontario townPhotographs by Cole BurstonWhen Daniel Arrega, 19, heads to work at a mall in Innisfil, he has few options for his commute. Walking along the...
2019-07-16 14:15

Injured AL All-Stars replaced by Lowe, Bogaerts and Berríos Lowe, Bogaerts and Berríos replace injured All-Stars La Stella, Odorizzi and Pence on AL roster for game in Cleveland       ...
2019-07-04 01:15

Spotify has the Disney section you’ve always wanted Disney classics like The Lion King or Mulan are known for their iconic soundtracks, and now it's easier than ever to find them in one place. Spotify and Disney have teamed up today to launch a hub exclusively for all things Disney. Users can str...
2019-07-17 19:45

Why is the C-section rate still climbing in Canada? Every year the rate of delivering a baby via surgery continues to climb and is far above the ideal rate put forward by the World Health Organization....
2019-05-29 07:45

Amazon Fire TV gets new live television section If you have an Amazon Fire TV device and you use it to watch live television, you'll be pleased to know that finding live TV channels is about to get easier than ever before.The company has announced that Fire TV devices in the US will be gettin...
2019-07-01 11:30

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean incision in your abdomen. It’s a familiar scene in Brazil’s hospitals, where it’s n...
2019-06-14 05:45

Rep. Chip Roy visits Colorado ICE facility where protesters replaced American flag with Mexico's A Texas congressman visited a Colorado Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility where left-wing protesters raised a Mexican flag in place of the American flag. ...
2019-07-16 00:15

Cross Section: Giles Yeo – Science Weekly podcast Why do some of us pile on the pounds, while others seem to get away with it? Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Giles Yeo about some of the latest findings from the field of obesity research – from the role of our genes and how heritable our weight is, to ho...
2019-07-05 14:15

CES will include special sex-toy section at annual tech exhibition CES is going back and forth on sex toys again. The giant Las Vegas trade show said this week that its yearly event in January will allot floor space for sex-toy makers to exhibit their wares and compete for prizes — a year after the tech bash made he...
2019-07-18 01:15

Sen. Kennedy stuns Facebook exec by asking if they replaced accurate journalism with 'flagrant displays of bullshit?' Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy asked a Facebook executive if the social media platform replaced accurate journalism with 'flagrant displays of bullshit' during a hearing in front of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Tuesday....
2019-07-16 20:30

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

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

Work Up a Sweat With an Extra 25% Off Nike's Entire Clearance Section When it comes to having a corner on the market, nothing really compares to Nike. And right now, use the code SAVE25 and take an extra 25% off their entire clearance section for both men and women. Over 2,500 already-discounted items are even cheaper ...
2019-05-24 23:30

Cross Section: Hiranya Peiris – Science Weekly podcast What happened before the Big Bang? This is one of the hardest questions scientists are trying to answer, but Prof Hiranya Peiris is not daunted by the challenge. Hannah Devlin invited Peiris on the podcast to discuss the origins of our universe Conti...
2019-05-24 14:30

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

Trump Wants to Make the Lincoln Memorial Area a VIP Section on July 4 First Donald Trump couldn’t have his dumb $92 million military parade, so he decided to usurp Fourth of July celebrations this year in the nation’s capital. Now, he plans to transform the area in front of the Lincoln Memorial into a ticketed-only VIP...
2019-06-29 21:45

Cross Section: Frans de Waal – Science Weekly podcast What can we learn from chimps when it comes to politics and power? Ian Sample meets the leading primatologist Prof Frans de Waal of Emory University to discuss good leadership and what we can learn from our closest living relatives. Continue reading....
2019-06-07 14:30

‘America’s Dicktator’ Now Wants Tanks and a VIP Section to Destroy the 4th of July Celebration President Donald Trump still doesn’t understand how democracy works. He doesn’t understand that just because Russia stole the 2016 presidential election and handed it to him that he can’t punish the press just because they don’t write favorable stori...
2019-07-01 20:30

Section 1325 of U.S. Immigration Law Was a Hot Topic in Wednesday’s Debate. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal One of the most heated exchanges from the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate Wednesday night was over a 90-year-old provision in U.S. immigration law that candidates repeatedly cited by its number: section 1325. Two Texans vying for the White ...
2019-06-27 19:45

Gretchen Rossi Explains Why She's Getting a C-Section Ahead of Daughter's Birth By the end of the week, Gretchen Rossi is officially going to be a mom. With just days to go until the birth of her first child with Slade Smiley, the former Real Housewives of Orange......
2019-07-10 01:15

Airbnb's 'heritage travel' section is for exploring 23andMe results 23andMe has partnered with Airbnb to let users literally explore their roots. The travel website now has a special "heritage travel" section divided into the genetic populations you'd find in a 23andMe ancestry report. The regions include Sub-Sa...
2019-05-21 21:15

Amazon gives Fire TV devices a section devoted to live television Fire TV devices now have access to plenty of live television services, and Amazon wants to be sure you know what's playing regardless of what services you prefer. The internet giant is rolling out a dedicated Live tab that showcases whatever�...
2019-07-01 10:45

YouTube Tests Hiding Its Notorious Comment Section By Default in India Most people would probably agree that YouTube comments are generally pretty worthless (especially the ones that tell you the year the commenter last watched a particular music video). In fact, the video streaming site is widely known for having some ...
2019-06-20 17:15

Fire burning section of Coronado National Forest 50 percent contained TUCSON – A fire burning 84 acres of brush and grass near Coronado National Forest has been 50 percent contained, the National Forest Service reported Monday. The Windmill Fire, which started Sunday, burned 70 to 75 acres of Coronado National Fo...
2019-06-11 09:15

Section Of Congress Leaders Want Milind Deora To Be Mumbai Chief: Report The rumblings in the Mumbai Congress just got louder with a group of leaders on Tuesday requesting AICC general secretary Mallikarjun Kharge not to accept the resignation of Milind Deora as the city......
2019-07-09 21:45

Josh Hawley’s Section 230 amendment would only make social media censorship worse Earlier this month, freshman Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., introduced legislation that would undermine the internet as we know it. Hawley’s “Ending Support for the Internet Censorship Act” would revise Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996...
2019-06-29 14:30

The key to stopping social media censorship is not to smash tech companies, but to amend Section 230 With Democrats and Republicans alike eager to flex government power over private social media companies, one option remains most appealing to limited government conservatives. Section 230 of the the Communications Decency Act protects "providers" of ...
2019-06-06 03:15

Trump's 4th of July 'Salute to America' event to include ticketed section for VIPs President Donald Trump's July Fourth celebration on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, will include a ticketed area in front of the Lincoln Memorial where he'll deliver remarks....
2019-07-01 02:30

Pima County to vote on turning section of Juvenile Justice Complex into migrant shelter TUCSON – After processing hundreds of migrants at the Benedictine Monastery, the church is searching for a new location to house asylum seekers with the facility scheduled to close near the end of July. Since January, U.S Customs and Border Pro...
2019-07-09 06:15

Metal thieves steal 56 tonne, 75 foot central section of Russian railway bridge Authorities in Russia are investigating after a former train bridge was broken apart by thieves who then allegedly stole central sections of the structure....
2019-06-05 19:15

New York blackout: Investigation set for power company Con Edison, which 'can be replaced' Gov. Andrew Cuomo stepped up his criticism of Con Edison on Monday after a blackout in midtown Manhattan left the city in temporary disarray.       ...
2019-07-16 01:30

Rays' Lowe out of All-Star Game, replaced by Yankees' Torres Tampa Bay Rays All-Star second baseman Brandon Lowe was placed on the 10-day injured list with a bruised right shin and will not play in next week's All-Star Game       ...
2019-07-04 20:45

Protesters in Hong Kong dismantling section of glass and metal wall of legislature building, carting away metal strips HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong dismantling section of glass and metal wall of legislature building, carting away metal strips. The post Protesters in Hong Kong dismantling section of glass and metal wall of legislature building, carting awa...
2019-07-01 12:30

You can buy your own private island close to NYC You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean to own your own private island — in fact, you don’t even have to leave the tri-state area. Cantilevered over Lake Mahopac in Carmel, NY, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Massaro House and 10-acre Petre Island are...
2019-07-06 08:15

BT to close most of UK office locations under new CEO Britain's former telecoms monopoly BT will consolidate its UK offices from 300 locations to roughly 30 sites while pressing ahead with plans to leave its St Paul's headquarters in London, the company said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 18:15

iTunes could close in the next few days We've been expecting Apple to close iTunes for a while now, in order to divide it into different apps, and it looks like the tech company is putting the ball in motion, suggesting we'll see the new face of Apple's media plan at WWDC 20...
2019-06-03 00:30

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a hybrid of the two in your feed. Your Insta has never looked more #sponsored, baby!Read more......
2019-06-05 08:45

IKEA to Close Its Only U.S. Factory IKEA is closing its only manufacturing site in the U.S., shifting the operations to Europe where the furniture company says production costs are lower....
2019-07-16 06:15

How close are we to the self-operating network? “Intent-based” increased in popularity in 2018, but how much is real? Intent-Based Networking is a major advancement towards the self-operating network (known as  level 3 Intent-Based Networking), but it is itself made up from many...
2019-05-29 12:45

Blackstone Close to Deal to Buy CRH Division Global buyout firm Blackstone Group is in advanced talks to buy the European distribution arm of CRH, one of the world’s largest building-materials suppliers....
2019-07-16 06:15

Starwatch: close encounters with Jupiter After reaching its closest approach to Earth tonight, Jupiter comes into conjunction with the full moon next SundayToday Jupiter reaches its closest approach to Earth for the year. The configuration is known as opposition, as the sun is directly oppo...
2019-06-11 12:15

Dressbarn is about to close 650 stores — here's a map of these locations As shopping has shifted online and styles have evolved, Ascena has been grappling with sagging sales and a large debt-load. Looking to stem the losses, Ascena is turning to pruning its less successful brands....
2019-05-21 21:15

Nominations set to close in race to be next UK leader LONDON (AP) — Nominations are closing in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister, with almost a dozen contenders already battling it out over Brexit, tax policy and past drug use. Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down Friday as Conse...
2019-06-10 11:00

‘Sad’ investors say they had no choice but to close Four Seasons Big names in finance and real estate who invested in the Four Seasons restaurant revival are miserable they were forced to close the place after less than a year — but said they had no choice. Real estate powerhouse Bill Rudin, who was married at the...
2019-06-12 07:00

The New XPS 13 2-in-1 Comes Tantalizingly Close to Overshadowing the Original When it comes to laptops, I’m a big advocate of 2-in-1s like Lenovo’s Yoga C930 and Microsoft’s Surface Go because their flexible designs let you use them in situations a traditional notebook might not be able to handle. However, to deliver that kind...
2019-05-28 11:30

Blues favored to close Bruins out in 6 St. Louis is one victory from claiming the city's first Stanley Cup title, and oddsmakers believe the Blues will close out the Boston Bruins at home on Sunday....
2019-06-08 00:15

Have you ever fallen in love with a close friend? Did you wait a long time before telling your friend that you had romantic feelings for them? We’d like to hear from youWhen it comes to relationships, falling for someone you already know and like can, of course, be brilliant. The stumbling block is ...
2019-06-28 14:45

Fifty years of HIV: how close are we to a cure? It’s half a century since the first known HIV-related death and two patients appear to have been cured of the virus. What does this mean for the 37 million still living with it?Nobody knew what killed Robert Rayford. The African American boy was just...
2019-07-02 12:00

Charming Charlie to close all 261 stores in U.S. TODAY – The retail depression is claiming another victim. Charming Charlie, the accessories store known for organizing its purses, jewelry and apparel by color instead of category, filed for bankruptcy on Thursday for the second time in two yea...
2019-07-12 05:45

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
2019-06-07 19:45

GE says French plant set for layoffs will not close down A General Electric (GE) factory in eastern France where the U.S. group is planning job cuts will not close down, and the firm is looking into alternatives there including building aeronautical parts, GE's French boss said in a media interview....
2019-06-02 03:00

Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression....
2019-05-25 00:15

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion brand more upmarket.The 163 year-old company refused t...
2019-05-21 18:45

What to buy at Topshop’s sale before its US stores close Fresh-off-the-runway fast fashion is dead. Well, that’s the mood among Topshop and Topman fans stateside. On Thursday, the BBC reported that the British high street retailer will close all of its 11 United States stores, as well as 23 stores th...
2019-05-25 01:30

Lawmakers Keep Close Eye on Huawei Concession President Trump’s decision to let Huawei buy technology equipment again from the U.S. is emerging as a fresh source of tension between the administration and Senate Republicans....
2019-07-01 22:00

Seattle close to naming Ron Francis as GM Seattle's NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press....
2019-07-17 13:45

Saturday Forecast: So close but no cigar TUCSON – We almost broke the ice but fell short by one degree. 99 degrees for the high at the Tucson International Airport. Sunday, models predicting 100 degrees. If that is the case, we will reach triple digits for the first time in 2019. On a...
2019-06-09 05:00

Germany beat Spain to close in on next round Sara Daebritz scored the only goal of the game as Germany beat Spain 1-0 in their women's World Cup Group B match on Wednesday to all but secure a spot in the next round....
2019-06-13 02:45

Airbus delivered close to 390 jets in H1 -sources Airbus deliveries rose about 28 percent in the first half to just under 390 aircraft, putting the planemaker on course to beat crisis-hit Boeing in 2019 but handing it a record production task in the second half, industry sources said....
2019-07-05 13:45

How Kate Moss Close could pave the way to a better world A drive for more streets to be named after women won’t solve sexism and racism – but it’s a startA new initiative in Bradford is hoping women will take up more literal and figurative space in the UK. Through the Pioneering Bradford Lasses campaign, m...
2019-06-13 00:15

Ford to close Bridgend plant - reports Ford refuses to comment as speculation suggests closure could be announced on Thursday Ford is set to close its Bridgend engine plant in Wales, multiple sources are reporting. The news - which will lead to around 1700 job losses - is set to be annou...
2019-06-05 21:30

Kyle Chandler on getting up close and personal with Godzilla Kyle Chandler stars in Legendary Pictures new “Monster-verse” movie, Godzilla: King of the Monsters—the sequel to Gareth Edward’s 2014 film that sees the titan go up against some of his biggest enemies, including Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah. We ...
2019-06-02 23:30

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

US, France praise close ties on D-Day anniversary France wants the D-Day commemoration to showcase its long friendship with the United States, but relations are strained as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron meet on the sidelines of the 75th anniversary. (June 6)  ...
2019-06-06 18:15

| Griezmann close to Barca move - reports Atletico Madrid's World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann is nearing a transfer to Barcelona, according to reports on Thursday in his native France and in Spain....
2019-07-11 22:45

Mickelson's close calls at US Open US OPEN '19: A capsule look at Phil Mickelson's close calls at the major he hasn't won        ...
2019-06-08 00:15

Sources: Rockets, D'Antoni close to extension Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta has agreed to eliminate the buyout language that had derailed extension talks with coach Mike D'Antoni, and the two sides are near an agreement, sources told ESPN....
2019-06-08 19:30

California racing course refuses to close after two more horses die The Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before season-end as requested by regulators, its owners said on Sunday, after media reported that two more horses died at the course, bringing the toll to 29 since Christmas....
2019-06-10 11:15

How a CIA agent and the ‘Red Prince’ terrorist became dangerously close In 1973, a dashing figure strutted the streets of Beirut as if he owned the town. Ali Hassan Salameh was the world’s most feared terrorist, leader of Yasser Arafat’s ruthless Black September assassins and a kill-on-sight target of the Mossad. The 33-...
2019-06-09 02:15

How to Automatically Close Safari Tabs on Your iPhone I probably use my phone to search for at least a dozen things on the web every day, often more. For each search or visit to a favorite website, I instinctively open a new tab. Eventually, that means I have a pretty significant number of tabs open on ...
2019-07-14 04:45

Santa Anita won't close despite 2 deaths in 2 days A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet....
2019-06-10 05:30

Apple expected to close iTunes after 18 years Tim Cook will announce separate apps for music, TV and podcasts, according to reportsIt was once heralded as a possible saviour of the music industry in the digital age, famously annoyed fans by forcing a U2 album on them, and its 20,699-word terms a...
2019-06-02 19:15

Crude Oil Plunges on ... Saudi Pledge? Not Even Close AFTER a big move in oil ... there's always a "reason" to explain the price action. Yet Elliott wave analysis spotted a clear chart set-up in crude before it made headlines. See it for yourself right here....
2019-05-21 16:15

Schwartz, Tarasenko have Blues close to Cup Final The Blues are within one win of their first Stanley Cup Final since 1970 and Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz have played huge roles        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

US state's only abortion clinic could close down by the end of the week The only abortion clinic in Missouri could close by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its licence, it has been claimed....
2019-05-29 06:45

Facebook Close to Launching WhatsApp Pay in India Facebook is moving a step closer to launching its long-delayed WhatsApp payments service in India after wrapping up an audit of related data practices, according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-07-17 21:30

Never Panic About Forgetting to Close the Garage Door Again For $20 Off If you have a garage, first of all, jealous. Second of all, it’s cheaper than you might think to upgrade to a smart garage door opener that you can control from anywhere. Just click this link to add a 10% coupon to your Amazon account, which will bri...
2019-06-19 22:15

Raptors close out Bucks to reach first NBA Finals SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break down the Raptors' closeout win over the Bucks that clinched a spot in the NBA Finals.        ...
2019-05-26 08:30

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but next week will be a particularly special time for anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the gas gia...
2019-06-06 19:01

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

Hazard close to £88m Real Madrid move "Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is set to join Real Madrid after a deal worth 100 million euros ($112.65 million) plus add-ons was agreed between the two clubs on Thursday, British and Spanish media reported."...
2019-06-06 21:45

Tucson migrant shelter set to close in July TUCSON — Blankets line the floor of Tucson City councilman Steve Kozachik’s midtown office Saturday. On Friday night, dozens of migrant children slept here because Kozachik said Tucson’s Benedictine Monastery, the main shelter the c...
2019-06-30 14:45

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading the Democratic field in the crucial early caucus state of Iowa, according to a new poll. Closely trailing Biden are Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with S...
2019-06-09 21:30

Fortress close to toast with Majestic Wine seller A US-based investor is close to toasting a deal to buy the store estate of Majestic Wine that could uncork the return to the industry of one of its best-known executives....
2019-07-02 14:45

How Lorenzo is trying Ducati lessons at Honda to close MotoGP gap Jorge Lorenzo is applying bike braking elements and dynamics that he used at Ducati to his Honda MotoGP bike in order to improve his feeling and close the gap to the fastest riders...
2019-06-06 02:15

‘Framing John DeLorean’ Review: The Man Who Flew His Car Too Close to the Sun Mixing documentary and fictionalized re-enactment, a new film about the mythic automaker tells a quintessentially American story of ambition and greed....
2019-06-06 20:45

Bautista crash allows Rea to close gap as Van der Mark wins Race 2 "Michael van der Mark won a thrilling Race 2 in Jerez as Alvaro Bautista crashed out to allow Jonathan Rea to narrowly close the gap on the World Superbike championship leader."...
2019-06-09 15:45

Gary Lineker is BBC's best-paid star again, but women close gap Many female stars have had pay rises, while male news presenters have taken cutsGary Lineker has maintained his status as the BBC’s highest earner after the broadcaster’s leading male sports presenters refused to take pay cuts, although many of the c...
2019-07-02 16:45

San Francisco will close its youth detention center by 2021 San Francisco will close its juvenile hall by the end of 2021 after supervisors voted to end the practice of holding children in jail cells while they await their judicial fate....
2019-06-05 22:15

Union: Ford to close plant in Wales that employs 1,700 LONDON (AP) — A union says Ford plans to close its engine plant in Bridgend, Wales, in September 2020. The GMB union says union leaders are being given the news by company officials on Thursday. Ford is expected to make an announcement later about th...
2019-06-06 13:45

Stocks: Why Small Caps Bear Close Attention The S&P 500 index is widely followed but it by no means tells the whole story of the stock market. Get important insights into the performances of another index as you look at this chart ......
2019-07-02 23:15

New York's Four Seasons Restaurant to close less than a year after reopening Restaurant, which opened in in 1959 in the Seagram Building, will close the week of 10 JuneThe Four Seasons Restaurant in New York is to close, less than a year after it reopened away from the Seagram Building, the masterpiece of modern architecture ...
2019-06-08 23:15

Jupiter will be so close tonight, its moons will be visible with binoculars Skywatchers, Monday night is your best chance of the year to get a close look at Jupiter, the biggest planet in our solar system.       ...
2019-06-10 17:45

Jupiter will be so close this weekend, its moons will be visible with binoculars Skywatchers, Monday night is your best chance of the year to get a close look at Jupiter, the biggest planet in our solar system.        ...
2019-06-06 22:45

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant close scrutiny by governments across the world, according to one of the UK’s most senior financial regul...
2019-07-03 11:00

Bloomberg donates $500M in bid to close all coal plants in US Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating half a billion dollars to a new environmental campaign to close all of the coal plants in the US by 2030, he announced Thursday. Bloomberg, who is estimated to be worth $54 billion, is making the donation to...
2019-06-07 09:15

U.S. billionaire Commisso close to buying ACF Fiorentina: source U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso is close to agreeing the purchase of Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family for around 160 million euros ($180 million), a source with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 20:15

Opera Reborn 3: No modern browser is perfect, but this may be as close as it gets Enlarge / Both the new dark view and light view look good. (credit: Opera) When Opera Software unveiled a new look and feel for its browser earlier this year, the company made a big deal of the impending changes. "We put Web content at center stage...
2019-05-21 14:37

Trump's Point Man on China Trade Still Trying to Close the Deal The trade impasse between the U.S. and China reflects the view of the Trump administration—and trade representative Robert Lighthizer—that a deal should focus on long-term changes in Chinese economic rules....
2019-05-23 15:30

The Latest: Polls close for Kentucky’s primary election LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on voting in Kentucky’s primary election Tuesday (all times local): 7 p.m. Polls in Kentucky are closed for the primary election. Polls close at 6 p.m. local time. The western half of the state is in the centra...
2019-05-22 01:15

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year....
2019-05-23 22:30

Computer Science Research Gender Gap Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
2019-06-21 17:15

Dimple Yadav Trails In Close Battle In Kannauj Dimple Yadav, a two-time Samajwadi Party lawmaker, is contesting for the third time from Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, a party stronghold. She is currently trailing from the seat in a close battle with the......
2019-05-24 01:15

Trump says U.S. to keep close eye on 'American Taliban' Lindh after release U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, after his release from prison....
2019-05-24 02:30

S&P 500 surges to a record close on strength of the Fed’s rate-cut signals The Standard & Poor’s 500 topped its mark at closing one day after the Federal Reserve sent its strongest signal to date that it may take steps to guard against an economic downturn....
2019-06-21 05:30

Red Bull's Verstappen: Promising to be so close after poor Friday Max Verstappen says it was "promising" to be so close to Ferrari and Mercedes in Formula 1 British Grand Prix practice, despite enduring "one of the worst" Fridays of 2019...
2019-07-12 19:15

U.N., Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on establishing a constitutional committee, the U.N. Secretary General's Syria envoy Geir Pedersen told reporters on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 16:45

BJP's Massive Bengal Story: So Close To Mamata Banerjee Bengal is looking at a saffron surge as the BJP raced towards an impressive score and was closing the gap fast with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress as votes were counted for the......
2019-05-23 08:15

Lakeway Publishers: No plans to close papers in bankruptcy MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — Lakeway Publishers says it does not plan to close any newspapers as part of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy and restructuring. The company owns community newspapers and websites in Tennessee, Missouri and Virginia. They include the C...
2019-06-21 23:15

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in revenue last year....
2019-07-13 03:45

Is Clint Frazier close to returning? An in-depth investigation Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the entire Yankees roster is currently injured. In fact, Brian Cashman has been seen posting on Facebook looking for players, like I had to for my coed playoff game tonight. However, when gi...
2019-05-21 15:45

Cannonball highlights how close Napoleon came to victory at Waterloo A cannonball discovered this week by archaeologists provides a further indication of how close Napoleon Bonaparte came to winning the Battle of Waterloo in 1815....
2019-07-17 20:30

Chelsea flower show 2019 up close – in pictures Guardian photographer David Levene gives a slightly different treatment to the Royal Horticultural Society’s annual show this year by photographing at macro level. He used a specialist Zörk lens with tube extensions to get really close up and a tripo...
2019-05-21 18:45

Close encounter with a 16TB HDD: Meet the Toshiba MG08 HDD Toshiba is one of the three big suppliers of hard disc drives left in the business which is predicted to still account for a whopping 59 percent of storage in 2025. Spinning disc drives, in the right configuration, still provide one of the most cost ...
2019-06-28 06:30

Women’s Clothing Chain Dressbarn to Close its 650 Stores (NEW YORK) — Dressbarn, the women’s clothing chain that’s been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores. The company’s chief financial officer, Steven Taylor, said Dressbarn has not been operating at an ...
2019-05-22 01:15

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat Burundi to close in on last-16 • Group B: Madagascar 1-0 Burundi• Marco Ilaimaharitra’s free-kick puts last-16 place in sightAfrica Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar took a giant stride towards the next round as Marco Ilaimaharitra hammered home a late free-kick to beat Burundi ...
2019-06-27 21:00

Canada beats US 3-0 to close preliminary round of worlds KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Pierre-Luc Dubois scored early to back the shutout goaltending of Matt Murray, sending Canada past the United States 3-0 on Tuesday at the world hockey championship. Both teams already were assured quarterfinal berths and were...
2019-05-22 01:15

GM's self-driving unit is close to receiving a $2.25 billion boost It took more than a year, but GM's self-driving company is close to receiving a giant cash infusion. Cruise Automation confirmed to Reuters that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS) had approved SoftBank's $2.25 billion in...
2019-07-07 00:45

'Thumbs Down Guy' looking for help with medical bills after emergency: 'I came really close to dying' A baseball fan who went viral for giving a thumbs down after a play during a game between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays in 2017 is now asking for help to pay for medical bills....
2019-06-28 00:15

U.S. and Turkey in close touch on S-400/F-35 dispute: NATO commander Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar are in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defense system, and may meet during NATO meetings in Brussels next week, NATO's commander said....
2019-06-18 19:45

Far-right seen winning French vote in EU elections, Macron close behind Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party secured the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, a result that will greatly strengthen her ability to build a far-right alliance in the European Union....
2019-05-26 21:45

Huawei is too close to Chinese government - U.S. defence chief Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
2019-06-01 05:15

Colts close out draft class with signing of LB Okereke INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie linebacker Bobby Okereke became the Indianapolis Colts’ final draft pick to sign his rookie contract Friday. He was a third-round selection, No. 89 overall. Indianapolis expects him to provide depth at linebacker and ...
2019-06-15 02:45

Close Fucking Call: This Product That Got A New Look Still Has The Same Great Taste There’s nothing more difficult than when a comforting constant in your life is suddenly taken away from you. The resulting vacuum can fill a person with fear, confusion, and pain. This terrifying story of unexpected change thankfully ends well, but i...
2019-05-30 22:30

Sephora will close for diversity training after incident with celebrity Sephora will close all locations on June 5 to hold diversity training for its staff after R&B singer SZA accused the store of racial profiling in April....
2019-06-03 17:30

This Asteroid Orbits So Close to the Sun, Its Year Lasts Just 151 Days Introducing 2019 LF6, an asteroid so close to the Sun that a year lasts only 151 days. Known as an “Atira” asteroid, its orbit falls entirely inside Earth’s orbit, making it one of only a small handful of these objects ever discovered.Read more......
2019-07-09 01:15

Couple in kayak have close encounter with rare rattlesnake A couple on a fishing trip in a Michigan lake earlier this month caught something unexpected — a rare venomous rattlesnake. Jonathan Hotham “freaked out” when he and his wife, Jessica, spotted the Eastern massasauga rattlesnake during their 14-...
2019-05-30 11:15

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
2019-06-01 04:15

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

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

Ina, Orange Grove roads to close at I-10 overnight Monday  TUCSON – Crews are set to install an overhead message sign at the Ina Road interchange with Interstate 10 Monday night. Eastbound I-10 is scheduled to be closed from 10 p.m. Monday until 5 a.m. on Tuesday. Eastbound I-10 traffic detouring on the eas...
2019-06-13 22:15

Kevin Durant’s close friend: ‘He’s going to come back 10 times better’ OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors backup point guard Quinn Cook has known Kevin Durant since he was an unknown, skinny teenager in Seat Pleasant, Md., and he’s not going to doubt his friend now. Amid widespread speculation Durant will never be the same play...
2019-06-13 21:30

Bosnia is close to the edge. We need Europe’s help | Aleksandar Brezar With the economy hobbled and ethnic nationalist sentiment rising, this is no time for complacencyIn the opening scenes of Danis Tanović’s Oscar-winning film No Man’s Land, set in Bosnia during the 1992-95 war, a soldier in the Bosnian army reads the ...
2019-05-29 12:15

Istanbul election rerun: Polls close in key test for Erdogan Millions of voters in Istanbul returned to the polls to choose a new mayor. The vote is seen as a test for President Erdogan and his AKP, who cried foul after an opposition candidate won the first election in March....
2019-06-23 17:15

Roehampton qualifying a world away from Wimbledon but oh so close | Tumaini Carayol At a venue loathed by players but loved by aficionados, amid sparse facilities dreams of making the main draw are fulfilled or else shattered (along with a few rackets)As the sun slowly set on the first day of the Wimbledon qualifying event this week...
2019-06-28 05:30

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the gritty commuter hub at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street,...
2019-06-14 05:30

Michigan Officials Say a Struggling School Should Close. Residents See Racism. People in Benton Harbor, Mich., say they know their schools are ailing, but they see racial bias in a state plan to shut down the city’s main high school....
2019-06-17 18:00

Vergne wins battle of Bern to close on Formula E title In a four-way last lap tussle, it was defending champion Jean Eric-Vergne who kept his nerve to win the Berne E-prix Saturday and increase his lead in the 2018-19 title race....
2019-06-23 02:30

Promoted: Popular Shell House Canada comes to a close in Montreal After a successful weekend entertaining and educating Formula 1 fans in Montreal, Shell House comes to an end. Here are the highlights from the Canadian Grand Prix event...
2019-06-12 00:30

Case for Cutting Rates Can Be Found in Close Calls of the 1990s Sometimes the Fed cuts rates as a form of insurance, because the risk of bad things happening has gone up: For parallels to questions the Fed faces, analysts point to two rate cuts from the 1990s....
2019-06-17 08:15

Trump close to rolling back Obama-era environmental rules The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging polluti...
2019-06-19 08:15

U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial winds to close in San Diego Closing arguments were due in San Diego on Monday in the war crimes trial of a decorated U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with murdering a helpless Iraqi captive in his custody and shooting unarmed civilians....
2019-07-01 12:15

Bloomberg: Dish is close to a $6 billion deal with Sprint and T-Mobile Over the last couple of weeks, we've heard that getting DoJ approval for T-Mobile's proposed $26 billion purchase of Sprint will require making moves to create a new national wireless carrier as a competitor. That could be achieved by selli...
2019-06-19 20:00

| Banyana players need top level football to close gap to top sides - coach Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis says she is proud of her charges despite failing to proceed to the last 16 of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup....
2019-06-18 12:45

Manchester United close to Wan-Bissaka deal with Crystal Palace • Palace want at least £50m for England Under-21 right-back• Aidy Boothroyd says player’s head turned by United interestAidy Boothroyd believes Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s head has been turned by Manchester United, with the club close to agreeing a deal for ...
2019-06-20 17:45

How to instantly close all the open Safari tabs on your iPhone (and iPad) 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. I don’t know when it started, but I’m a tab fiend. My computer browser is overflowing with sites I keep open jus...
2019-06-12 17:15

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up room....
2019-06-18 11:45

Austria moves toward Sept. 29 election as parliament draws toward close Austria on Wednesday took a step toward setting Sept. 29 as the date of its next parliamentary election as lawmakers passed a bill ending the current legislative period in a few weeks....
2019-06-12 18:30

Close Pelosi ally Rep. Jan Schakowsky backs impeachment inquiry The move by the Illinois Democrat is likely to put more pressure on the House speaker, who has rebuffed calls to open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s actions....
2019-06-20 15:30

West Ham close to signing Villarreal midfielder Pablo Fornals for £24m • Spain international one of La Liga’s brightest talents• Manuel Pellegrini retains interest in Celta Vigo’s Maxi GómezWest Ham are close to completing a £24m deal for Villarreal’s Pablo Fornals.Mario Husillos, the West Ham director of football, know...
2019-06-12 23:15

UPDATE 1-GECAS close to ordering Airbus A321XLR -sources Leasing giant GECAS is in talks to place an order for the newly launched Airbus A321XLR, industry sources said, after a subdued start to Paris Airshow for aircraft orders....
2019-06-18 10:15

On Video, BJP Lawmaker Has A Close Shave As Chopper Goes On Dizzying Spin A BJP lawmaker in Rajasthan had a close shave after the helicopter in which he was flying appeared to have lost control. The helicopter carrying Mahant Balak Nath, the lawmaker in Alwar, began......
2019-06-30 16:15

Agua Caliente Park to partially close for pond restoration TUCSON – Pima County’s Agua Caliente Park will be partially closed temporary for the restoration of its main pond. The partial closure is expected to be in place from June 12 to 14 and may possibly extend into the week of June 17. Pima County says th...
2019-06-11 20:45

AT&T outclassed Verizon in hurricane response, and it wasn’t close, union says Enlarge / PANAMA CITY, Fla. - OCTOBER 19: Mark Mauldin hangs a sign near the front of his property expressing his dissatisfaction with his Verizon cell phone service following Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle on October 10....
2019-05-21 21:15

Scientists close to eliminating male embryos in mice: study Genetic researchers — and perhaps heroes to misandrists everywhere — have created a way to prevent male offspring from being born … in mice, at least. The reproductive study, published in the molecular biology journal EMBO Reports, ...
2019-07-11 20:45

Netanyahu Keeps Plans on West Bank Annexation Close to His Chest A key question hanging over Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election campaign is whether he will fulfil an apparent pledge to annex part of the occupied West Bank. But in TIME’s interview with the Israeli Prime Minister, he would not be drawn on ...
2019-07-11 20:00

Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints More than 4,000 sign petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighboursA national debate has been sparked in the Netherlands after a council ordered a primary school playground to be shut for being too noisy.Questions have been raised i...
2019-07-10 08:15

Missouri's last abortion clinic warns it may close after state action Missouri's only abortion clinic expects to be shut down this week after the state health department refused to renew its license, which would make it the only U.S. state without a legal abortion clinic, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 19:15

Missouri Dangerously Close to Becoming First State Without Access to Abortion Clinics Last week, Gov. Mike Parson—in his efforts to position Missouri as “one of the strongest pro-life states in the country”—signed legislation that makes any doctor who performs an abortion within the state subject to up to 15 years imprisonment....
2019-05-29 11:30

Workplace bullying trial that shocked France draws to close After court hears details of staff suicides, judges urged to find France Télécom executives guilty of moral harassmentFormer executives at France Télécom could face prison over organised workplace harassment that led to a spate of staff suicides a de...
2019-07-08 13:45

Amey close to ending £300m Birmingham road crisis The embattled contractor Amey is closing in on a £300m deal to abandon the maintenance of Birmingham's 1600-mile road network, drawing a line under one of Britain's most troubled outsourcing contracts....
2019-05-31 00:15

Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close Friday unless judge intervenes Missouri could become the only US state without a legal abortion provider on Friday as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform the procedure unless a St. Louis judge intervenes. The legal battle in St. Louis comes a week after Miss...
2019-05-31 18:15

The Fiver | Swaggering close to glory only to bash their heads against the podium Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!‘Spursy’ is a relatively recent addition to football’s lexicon, an adjective used to describe a particular club’s uncanny ability to swagger to within touching distance of glory, only to trip up and ...
2019-05-31 21:45

Travelers left close to $1 million at TSA airport checkpoints last year Air travelers left close to $1 million at airport checkpoints around the country during the last fiscal year, according to the Transportation Security Administration....
2019-05-31 21:45

Steve Bruce close to taking Newcastle job after asking to hold talks • Compensation must be settled with Sheffield Wednesday • Sam Allardyce says he turned down interest from NewcastleSteve Bruce is poised to be appointed Newcastle United’s manager after asking permission from Sheffield Wednesday to talk to the club.W...
2019-07-11 21:15

Samsung Galaxy Fold re-release might not be very close, as Best Buy cancels all pre-orders The epic (and unfortunate) release saga of the highly anticipated Galaxy Fold is obviously far from over, as Samsung still thinks it can fix all the vulnerabilities of the company's first (near-) finished foldable design without having to cancel the ...
2019-05-24 19:30

Guatemalan and U.S. leaders to discuss migration, asylum deal seen close Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, among other topics, following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers....
2019-07-11 22:00

Black households try to close wealth gap by chasing higher returns Black investors are trying to close the wealth gap and feather their retirement nests should avoid taking on too much risk to speed their savings rate. Professional advice can help....
2019-05-21 21:30

Polls Close For Primary Election In Eastern Half Of Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Polls have closed in the eastern half of Kentucky in the primary election races for governor, attorney general, secretary of state and other statewide offices. Voters in line at 6 p.m. local time are allowed to cast ballots, bu...
2019-05-22 01:15

Mnuchin Says Agreement Close With Congressional Leaders on Debt Ceiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was “very close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders to raise the federal borrowing limit and set overall spending levels for the next two years....
2019-07-16 06:15

Thousands lose power, Broadway theaters close in blackout Tens of thousands of customers lost electricity in Midtown Manhattan and Broadway theaters canceled performances Saturday night due to a "mechanical issue."...
2019-07-14 23:00

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an "equal pay certification" or be fined....
2019-05-21 14:45

| Main opposition warns against rigging in close Malawi vote Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has warned against attempts to rig the country's election, claiming he was leading as votes were slowly tallied....
2019-05-22 20:45

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers clai...
2019-05-23 05:30

Fred's will close 129 stores and hold clearance sales. Here's a map of each location Discount retailer Fred's said Friday it will close another 129 stores and hold inventory clearance sales as the company works to repay its debt and diversify its product selection....
2019-07-12 17:15

Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits NEW YORK (AP) — A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women. Adam Harris, a lawyer for studio co-founder B...
2019-05-24 05:30

Thomas Cook close to unveiling Fosun rescue deal Thomas Cook Group is in advanced talks about a rescue deal that will see the company effectively broken up and its tour operating arm taken over by the Chinese owner of Club Med....
2019-07-12 02:15

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Won’t Close at Midnight, Judge Rules A judge in Missouri ruled on Friday that the state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing the procedure, blocking Missouri from becoming the first state without an abortion clinic in nearly 50 years. Planned Parenthood said in a statemen...
2019-06-01 01:30

Okta CEO says cloud company has a 'close eye' on tariffs, but for now exposure is minimal "We do think about powering business globally, so it's in everyone's interest I think to have as much free trade — as much economic commerce — as possible," Todd McKinnon says....
2019-06-01 10:30

Popular Tucson restaurant, temple forced to close after fire TUCSON — Sharon Cooksey’s husband noticed a car was on fire Tuesday night, just feet away from where their restaurant and spiritual temple, Govinda’s has stood in midtown since 1992. “People were in the restaurant, it was a cr...
2019-07-06 07:45

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman’s marital status and tell her about the “emotional implications...
2019-05-22 02:45

Alibaba, Russian joint venture deal to close on Wednesday: RIA A joint venture deal between China's Alibaba, Russian sovereign fund RDIF, mobile phone operator Megafon and internet group Mail.ru will be closed on Wednesday, news agency RIA cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 20:45

Trial of German nursed accused of 100 deaths coming to close Defense attorneys for a former nurse on trial for killing 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany have asked for a degree of leniency for their client...
2019-06-05 12:30

Ford confirms plans to close Bridgend plant in 2020 Ford cites reduced global engine demand for the decision; 1700 jobs are set to be lost   Ford has confirmed it intends to close its engine plant in Bridgend, South Wales next year as part of a wide-reaching restructure of its European business.  The...
2019-06-06 14:15

Major averages close at record highs on dovish Fed hopes U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data provided more evidence of a slowing economy....
2019-07-04 02:15

Glenn Close discovers Snapchat, turns into Woody Harrelson The good news: Glenn Close has discovered Snapchat. It’s always fun to find a new app, and, even if Snapchat has lost a lot of its luster on account of its best features being stolen by Instagram, there’s still plenty of fun to be had on there. Snap...
2019-06-06 22:00

More store closings coming: An estimated 12,000 shops could close by the end of 2019 Six months into the year, more than 7,000 stores already are slated to close, which is more than all of 2018 closings.       ...
2019-07-03 22:30

US stocks surge to a record close after Trump and Xi's trade-war truce REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque US stocks soared Monday following US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping's weekend meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan. The S&P 500 notched a record close, at 2,964.33. The trade-sensitive t...
2019-07-03 01:30

Rumor has Verizon close to making an announcement that will differentiate it from rivals While T-Mobile loves to brag about fixing customer pain points with each Un-Carrier move, here's a pain point that no carrier appears willing to fix. When you send in your broken phone to be replaced under warranty, even if you just purchased it, you...
2019-06-10 13:15

Indian Oil Close To Deal For Panama-Flagged Vessel: Report In December last year, state-owned IOC issued a global tender and offeredshippers a first right of refusal as the nation seeks to boost its shipping industry....
2019-07-02 12:45

Kim Kardashian's Close-Up Photo of Psalm West Is One Sweet Surprise It's time to keep up with Psalm West! Close to a month after Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child via surrogate, the proud parents have been giving their newborn......
2019-06-10 21:45

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign by Australia....
2019-06-04 14:45

CVS to close some unprofitable stores as pharmacy chain looks to expand new HealthHUBs CVS Health signaled it may close more stores, even as it redesigns some of its locations to focus more on health services Tuesday at the company's investor day....
2019-06-04 19:30

India's IndiGo close to new engine deal, may drop Pratt for CFM India's biggest airline, IndiGo, is close to a decision on engines that could mark a dramatic shift away from Pratt & Whitney towards its French-American rival CFM but a final decision is only expected later in June, according to three people aware o...
2019-06-02 00:15

‘Blood & Truth’ review: As close as you’ll ever get to living out an action movie When I reviewed Farpoint for PlayStation VR two years ago, I proclaimed that first-person shooters could indeed work in virtual reality. This theory has been tested by numerous VR titles over the past two years, but none have captured my attention qu...
2019-06-02 22:45

Germany's Infineon close to acquiring Cypress Semiconductor: Bloomberg German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG is nearing a deal to buy Cypress Semiconductor Corp, valuing the U.S. chipmaker at almost $10 billion, Bloomberg reported on Sunday....
2019-06-03 08:45

James Holzhauer is this close to beating 'Jeopardy!'s earnings record Another day, another win for Jeopardy! savant James Holzhauer, as the professional sports gambler is now just $58,484 away from the game show’s record for earnings....
2019-06-01 17:45

Sephora To Close For Training After Racial Profiling Involving R&B Star High street makeup powerhouse Sephora has announced it will close all its US stores, distribution centres and corporate office for employee training after a racial profiling incident involving......
2019-06-03 15:15

The Fiver | Close to becoming the first manager to fall off his team’s victory parade bus Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!More than half a million people are estimated to have lined the streets of Liverpool (population: 552,000) on Sunday to welcome home Jürgen Klopp and his team of Big Cup winners after their win over ...
2019-06-03 19:15

Sephora to close its stores June 5 for diversity training after SZA says she was profiled Sephora by Michael Seachang / Flickr By Janelle Griffith Sephora will close more than 400 stores in the United States on the morning of June 5 to host inclusion workshops for its employees, according to a statement posted on the company’s websi...
2019-06-04 08:45

‘Interesting’ but ‘gross’: Jeff McNeil’s up-close view of Joey Chestnut’s win Jeff McNeil spent his day off watching another master of his craft. The Mets’ All-Star infielder/outfielder was at Coney Island on July 4, serving as a judge for the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, and watching Joey “Jaws” Chestnut win the cr...
2019-07-06 03:30

England to ring changes as they close in on semi-final spot at Netball World Cup England look set to shake up their side for Wednesday's Netball World Cup pool match against Trinidad & Tobago with a semi-final berth almost secure....
2019-07-16 17:45

Cochise County fire burns dangerously close to rancher’s home TOMBSTONE — Stan White’s ranch lies 12 miles southeast from the Tombstone Post Office and 35 miles from Douglas. “We have a 750-gallon water tank on there that’s pretty high pressure, it belongs to my neighbor,” he said....
2019-07-07 08:30

Kevin Durant’s close friend: Porzingis trade doomed Knicks ESPN’s Jay Williams, a Kevin Durant confidant, believes the Knicks trading Kristaps Porzingis could have hurt the team’s chances of landing the two-time NBA Finals MVP. Back in Porzingis’ rookie year, when Durant visited the Garden, he gave the 7-foo...
2019-07-02 09:00

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Plan to Close Wage Gap for Women of Color (Bloomberg)— Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposed a set of executive actions Friday as part of an effort to boost wages for women of color by imposing stricter rules for companies that seek federal contracts and diversify...
2019-07-06 01:45

Primo Levi brings readers as close as prose can to the horror of Auschwitz If This Is a Man’s vivid, precisely told story keeps us aware of all the individual tragedies occurring amid the mass barbarity of the campsWhile in Auschwitz, the exhausted and starving Primo Levi was not even granted the reprieve of a night’s sleep...
2019-07-09 18:00

Markets close at record highs amid rumors of Fed interest rate cut Major U.S. stock indexes closed at all-time highs Friday upon hints from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that an interest rate cut could come soon....
2019-07-13 00:15

William Hill to close British betting shops, cut jobs after curbs William Hill plans to cut about a third of its betting shops and jobs in Britain after the government slashed the maximum stake permitted on fixed-odds terminals, dubbed the "crack cocaine" of gambling by their critics....
2019-07-04 16:30

New Jersey judge who told rape victim to ‘close her legs’ apologizes A New Jersey judge is sorry for the off-handed comments he made to a rape victim during a 2016 hearing, where he suggested the woman could “close her legs” to avoid forceful sex, according to a report. The apology came during a Tuesday state Supreme ...
2019-07-10 09:15

Thousands lose power, Broadway theaters close due to 'mechanical issue' Tens of thousands of customers lost electricity in Midtown Manhattan and Broadway theaters canceled performances Saturday night due to a "mechanical issue."...
2019-07-14 10:30

After playoff heartbreak and roster turnover, Raptors are ready for Finals close-up Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri and all-star guard Kyle Lowry are eagerly anticipating the start of the NBA Finals, which stands as a big payoff for a rocky summer....
2019-05-30 15:30

Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close after state threatens not to renew license Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood officials said Tuesday....
2019-05-29 01:30

Missouri governor says state's intent to close only abortion clinic not political Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion clinic, a move that would make it the only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider....
2019-05-29 22:15

Sephora to close its stores for company-wide diversity training on June 5 Sephora is following in the footsteps of Nike, Starbucks and Papa Johns by hosting diversity training after SZA tweeted she was racially profiled.        ...
2019-05-30 16:45

Argentina's Fernandez duo close to winning key ally in election race: sources Argentina's political pairing of moderate Peronist Alberto Fernandez and firebrand ex-president Cristina Fernandez are closing in on sealing an important ally to help beat incumbent President Mauricio Macri in elections later this year, three sources...
2019-06-01 00:01

IndiGo Close To New Engine Deal, May Drop Pratt & Whitney: Report IndiGo has an order book of 430 Airbus planes of the A320neo family, of which the first 150 aircraft were to be powered by engines from United Technologies Corp's Pratt & Whitney....
2019-06-01 16:45

The 2019 Wellcome photography prize: close focus on the human condition The annual awards celebrate the best images of science around the worldA human face lies inert on a surgical tray as if staring up at the team of doctors hovering over it. It has taken them 16 hours of precise, painstaking work to remove it from a 31...
2019-06-01 18:45

REFILE-Germany's Infineon close to acquiring Cypress Semiconductor - Bloomberg German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG is nearing a deal to buy Cypress Semiconductor Corp , valuing the U.S. chipmaker at almost $10 billion, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-03/infineon-is-said-to-near-deal-to-a...
2019-06-03 06:30

Ford to close Wales engine plant in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales, next year because of falling demand for some if its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car industry....
2019-06-06 15:30

'Outdated and expensive': San Francisco to close juvenile hall in pioneering move System violates ‘modern understanding of youth brain’, says official as lawmakers make near-unanimous decisionSan Francisco is set to become the first major city in the US to shut down its juvenile detention center, after lawmakers voted to close the...
2019-06-06 16:00

Ford to close engine plant in Wales in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales next year because of falling demand for some of its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car industry....
2019-06-06 18:30

Missouri's last abortion clinic could close, making the state the only one without a facility Missouri's threat to decline a license renewal may force the state's only abortion clinic to close by the end of the week, Planned Parenthood officials said.        ...
2019-05-29 00:15

Stage 14 highlights: Carapaz in pink as Roglic, Nibali, Yates close in GC "Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz soloed to a second win of the Giro d’Italia and soared into the race lead after an explosive Stage 14 in the Alps, as Britain’s Simon Yates clawed back some time and returned to the top 10 in the shadow of Mont Blanc."...
2019-05-25 21:30

Know When To Fold 'Em: Billionaire Leon Cooperman To Close Hedge Fund After Big Comeback Hedge fund billionaire Leon Cooperman is closing his famous fund Omega Advisors to outside money. Cooperman is exiting after a high after posting strong returns in recent years and will increasingly focus on fulfilling The Giving Pledge....
2019-05-21 14:31

With Miguel Andujar close to returning, what does the future hold for fill-in Gio Urshela? If all goes according to plan, Yankees sophomore third baseman Miguel Andujar, who’s been sidelined with a small tear in his right labrum for the past month, will come off the injured list and rejoin the big league club next weekend when they h...
2019-05-21 15:45

Cboe Bitcoin Futures (XBT) Close First Day of Trading; Post Volume of More Than 4,000 Contracts CHICAGO – December 11, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) traded a reported 4,127 contracts in their first day of trading. XB...
2019-05-22 01:30

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

Emotional 'Rocketman' cast formed close bond with Elton John Actor Taron Egerton said on Friday he'd developed a close friendship with Elton John while preparing for the biopic "Rocketman", adding to the emotion after a glittering premiere where few of its stellar attendees were left dried-eyed....
2019-05-22 02:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Close of Acquisition of Bats Global Markets CHICAGO, IL -- March 1, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today said the company completed its acquisition of Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats: BATS) on Tuesday, February 28, in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $3.4 billio...
2019-05-22 08:15

RJ Barrett would be Knicks star — or happy Zion wingman: close friend Georgia Tech shooting guard Michael Devoe knows how much his former Florida classmate RJ Barrett would love to play with his Duke buddy Zion Williamson in the NBA. Devoe also knows how much the Knicks need a player of Barrett’s ilk. Devoe, who led th...
2019-05-23 01:15

Harvey Weinstein close to reaching reported $44 million settlement with accusers A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
2019-05-24 06:30

Rocco Commisso, Cosmos Owner, Is Said to Be Close to Buying Italy’s Fiorentina Commisso, the billionaire chairman of Mediacom, has owned the Cosmos since 2017 but has long sought to be involved with a club in a top-tier league like Serie A....
2019-05-25 02:45

US pressure group that pushed doctors to prescribe painkillers forced to close American Pain Society accused of being pawn of big pharmaGroup took nearly $1m from leading opioid manufacturersA leading medical society, described by a US Senate report as a pawn of the pharmaceutical industry for its prominent role in pressuring d...
2019-05-25 13:30

As Mexico-U.S. talks progress, markets rise on hopes a deal could be close Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with markets rebounding on reports that a deal could be close, although it was unclear if Mexican pledges to curb migration flows were enough to stop tariffs on Mexican good...
2019-06-07 00:30

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production....
2019-06-07 19:15

We were so close to Rami Malek's Freddy Mercury making a cameo in Rocketman It’s all been leading to this. The cinematic universe. The reliance on a sustainable brand, one with the synergistic potential to unfold across multiple modes of storytelling, branding, and promotion. And the slow monopolization of Hollywood ensures ...
2019-06-12 04:45

Kohl's to close its Off/Aisle discount stores after four years in operation Kohl's will close its four Off/Aisle stores, ending a four-year-old foray into discount retailing, the company told employees Tuesday.        ...
2019-06-12 01:30

Lear to close plant near Detroit, move operation to northern Mich. Lear is shifting seating work from a plant near Detroit to another operation in Traverse City, Mich., and said it is offering affected employees the chance to transfer....
2019-06-12 00:01

China Moves to Close Gap in Trade Expertise as Clash With Trump Intensifies Beijing called in one of its most experienced negotiators on trade policy shortly before talks with the United States collapsed, adding a veteran voice at a critical moment....
2019-06-11 19:30

Santa Anita refusing to close after horse dies of heart attack ARCADIA, Calif. — A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet. Truffalino collapsed in the final stages of the third race on turf Sunday. A track...
2019-06-10 22:15

Williams close to extending Mercedes F1 engine supply past 2020 Williams is closing in on a deal to extend its engine supply deal with Mercedes beyond the end of next year, deputy team principal Claire Williams has revealed...
2019-07-11 20:00

UK PM candidate Gove open to short Brexit delay if deal is close Michael Gove, a candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would be prepared to delay Brexit for a few days or weeks beyond the current exit date of Oct. 31, if Britain was close to signing an exit deal with the European Union....
2019-06-09 14:30

Close to home: Anaheim Ducks promote Dallas Eakins to coach Dallas Eakins spent the past four years developing the Anaheim Ducks' top prospects in San Diego and preparing himself for another NHL coaching opportunity....
2019-06-18 13:15

Trump EPA Close To Gutting Obama Rule On Coal Power Plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climat...
2019-06-19 12:15

After Coming Agonizingly Close To World Cup Glory Last Time, England Are Back And Better Than Ever There’s probably no team with more regret over the 2015 World Cup than England. The Lionesses were knocked out in Canada four years ago by Japan via a cruel 92nd minute own goal by defender Laura Bassett, who sliced a clearance into her own net. That...
2019-06-09 01:45

Pier 1 Imports plans to close 57 stores, and more closures could be coming, interim CEO says Pier 1 Imports is increasing the number of stores expected to shutter this year. The Texas-based home goods retailer is looking to close 57 stores.       ...
2019-06-27 22:15

Missouri orders lone abortion clinic to close; judge keeps it open for now Missouri health officials on Friday refused to renew the license of the state's only abortion clinic, but the facility will remain open for now as a judge left in place an injunction blocking its closure....
2019-06-22 00:45

First Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e discount brings 128GB variant close to the price of a 64 gig model The Galaxy Tab S5e is a pretty great Android-based alternative to Apple's latest iPad Air... if you can remember to hold it "right", typically starting at a very reasonable price of $400 with an incredibly thin profile and a more than respectable spe...
2019-06-17 00:30

Kevin Durant to the Knicks? Not so fast, says close friend, ex-teammate Kendrick Perkins To many people, Kevin Durant joining the Knicks this summer seems like a done deal. According to Kendrick Perkins, those people may be wrong.        ...
2019-05-23 15:45

Elon Musk says Tesla still plans to offer insurance, but is waiting for an acquisition to close The idea behind Tesla offering its own insurance would be to lower rates for drivers, leveraging internal data from Tesla's AutoPilot systems to justify that....
2019-06-12 05:45

Dressbarn chain begins ‘wind-down’ phase, set to close all 650 stores The clothing store Dressbarn announced it was going out of business and will eventually shut down 650 stores. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
2019-05-21 21:15

Taliban force Swedish charity to close dozens of Afghan health centers Taliban militants have forced a Swedish charity to close dozens of health centers in a central Afghan province, accusing it of failing to provide safety to civilians, the organization said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 11:45

Chelsea close to sealing Mateo Kovacic signing in £45m deal with Real Madrid Croat to make last season’s loan move permanentChelsea hope to appoint Frank Lampard this weekChelsea are poised to complete the permanent signing of Real Madrid’s Mateo Kovacic for a fee which could rise to €50m (£44.8m) with add-ons. The Croat spen...
2019-06-27 21:00

Ecuador judge frees Swedish programer close to Assange; probe continues An Ecuadorean judge on Thursday ordered that a Swedish citizen and personal friend of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be freed, two months after he was detained for alleged participation in a hacking attempt on the government....
2019-06-21 07:30

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
2019-05-24 06:30

If Elected, Kamala Harris Intends to Close the National Rape Kit Backlog in Her 1st Term We’re just short of a year away from officially naming a Democratic nominee to face off against Donald Trump in 2020, but the candidates have been wasting no time presenting their platforms; many of them wisely lobbying for support at last weekend’s ...
2019-07-12 23:45

U.S. Open fallout: Woodland's big win, Koepka's close call and Tiger's weird week What's next for Brooks Koepka after just missing out on another major? Will Tiger's game round back into form? We ask our experts the big questions coming out of the U.S. Open....
2019-06-17 20:00

Lewis Hamilton takes time out after death of ‘close friend’ Niki Lauda • Hamilton excused from F1 media duties before Monaco GP • Pair grew close after Lauda persuaded Briton to join MercedesLewis Hamilton has curtailed his pre-race activities before the Monaco Grand Prix as he comes to terms with Monday’s death of his ...
2019-05-22 21:45

Body Shop and Aesop owner close to buying Avon in £1.58bn deal Brazil’s Natura Cosméticos reportedly expected to swoop on doorstep-selling firmThe Brazilian owner of the Body Shop has agreed to buy Avon Products in a deal that values the US cosmetics company at more than $2bn (£1.58bn), according to reports.Natu...
2019-05-22 12:15

Cboe Global Markets Announces Post Market Close Conference Call CHICAGO – February 7, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will hold a teleconference after today’s market close to provide an overview of recent market conditions and address certain concerns around market volatility and the ...
2019-05-22 01:30

Secret brand deodorant donates $529,000 to US women's soccer team to help close pay gap Procter & Gamble and its Secret deodorant, a sponsor of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, is now supporting its members' fight for equal pay.       ...
2019-07-15 04:45

CBOE Holdings' Acquisition of Bats Global Markets Expected to Close February 28 CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 16, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. announced today that the companies expect to complete CBOE Holdings' acquisition of Bats Global Markets on February 28, 2017. Earlier this mo...
2019-05-22 08:15

22 countries sign letter calling on China to close Xinjiang Uyghur camps More than 20 countries, including Japan and the United Kingdom, have issued a joint statement condemning China's mass detention of Uyghur and other minorities in the country's Xinjiang region....
2019-07-11 07:15

European markets close higher; Axel Springer leaps on KKR investment talks European markets gained ground Thursday but remained on course for the year's biggest monthly decline amid persistent escalations of the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-30 21:15

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up the issue of finance, including examining ways to better align and distribute funds for development at...
2019-07-18 03:30

As conservative U.S. states pass abortion bans, Missouri's sole clinic could close Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday, as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform the procedure unless a St. Louis judge intervenes....
2019-05-31 18:45

Evgeny Kuznetsov video timeline clarified as Capitals, NHL close investigation with no punishment The NHL found no basis to question Kuznetsov's account of a social media post that showed him in a hotel room with what appeared to be illegal drugs....
2019-05-31 21:15

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New York Times, the money will go towards a new Beyond Coal initiative. It will be spent over the next....
2019-06-08 09:15

Blue Bell, cops close in on solving viral ice cream licking prank This cold case is heating up. Ice cream-maker Blue Bell says its found the exact tub of ice-cream that was licked — and then put back on the shelf — by a frozen treat fiend in a now-viral video. The dairy detectives pored over the social media post a...
2019-07-04 09:01

Mets’ Cano trade gets worse: Bruce close to Phillies, Kelenic rising It’s the Mets trade that keeps on giving… pain. And somehow, it’s only getting worse. The winter blockbuster that saw an overly ambitious GM Brodie Van Wagenen cast off a pair of veterans and slew of talented prospects to the Seattl...
2019-06-02 19:00

Newt Gingrich says Iran is 'very close to breaking' under tough sanctions: 'This is a very shaky regime' Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that he believes the Iranian regime is "shaky" and "very close to breaking" under the weight of tough economic sanctions. ...
2019-07-02 17:00

Derby close to deal for Phillip Cocu to replace Frank Lampard as manager • Former PSV coach a free agent after leaving Fenerbahce• Lampard preparing to take manager’s job at ChelseaDerby are close to an agreement with Phillip Cocu to make him the managerial successor to the Chelsea-bound Frank Lampard. The Derby players e...
2019-07-02 17:15

Amid U.S. fears over Huawei, Pompeo warns Swiss about close ties to China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Switzerland about its close business ties with China, telling a newspaper the neutral European country was exposing itself to privacy breaches if it let Chinese companies help build its infrastructure....
2019-06-04 10:30

Emergency Management Officials Close To Reopening Access To Elkhorn Creek Areas SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– In Scott County, Emergency Management officials said they’re close to opening up some popular fishing, boating, and swimming spots after a sewage spill in the Elkhorn Creek. Jennifer Brown said she visited Scot...
2019-05-27 22:30

May close to abandoning Brexit bill amid growing cabinet backlash - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen as the UK votes in the European elections 2019 and pressure continues on Theresa May to resignLunchtime summaryWhen will Theresa May resign? An analysis 5.18pm BST Here are some lines on T...
2019-05-23 18:45

Two horses die within days at Santa Anita racetrack in California, park rejects request to close Two horses died over the weekend at a southern California racetrack where 27 horses have died in training incidents since December, prompting a state racing board to call for the rest of the season to be suspended as the track's management has chosen...
2019-06-10 18:45

Area 51 expert on social media campaign to 'storm' top-secret site: Military won't let anyone get close An author and expert on Area 51 said the U.S. military will never let civilians anywhere near the mysterious Air Force-run site after the "Storm Area 51" movement went viral on Facebook. ...
2019-07-15 17:15

Holland America cruise ship's close contact with humpback whales under investigation A Holland America cruise liner is under investigation after the vessel "may have made contact" with a pod of humpback whales off the coast of Alaska.       ...
2019-06-28 01:45

European markets close lower despite US job growth; Deutsche Bank dips 5% as restructuring begins European stocks closed lower on Monday, even as stronger-than-anticipated jobs data on Wall Street tempered expectations for a Federal Reserve rate cut....
2019-07-09 07:15

Ex-NATO commander warns we're 'very close' to naval collision or 'inadvertent shootdown' of Russian aircraft A retired NATO commander dubbed Friday's near-collision of a Russian and American ship "shocking" and argued that it demonstrates the potential for a far more serious incident in the future. ...
2019-06-07 19:30

All Mississippi beaches close as toxic algae bloom blankets state's coast On Sunday the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced the closure of the final two state beaches that had been open for swimming.        ...
2019-07-07 23:00

President Trump, Queen Elizabeth reaffirm close ties between US and UK, commemorate D-Day invasion at banquet President Trump capped off the first day of his London visit Monday by dining with Queen Elizabeth and other members of the royal family at a lavish state banquet at Buckingham Palace, ending a tumultuous and busy day that saw the president taking in...
2019-06-03 22:30

Indian PM's close ally, Amit Shah, helped craft winning election strategy With India's ruling Hindu nationalists headed for a stunning election victory on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's powerful right hand man, Amit Shah, could reap his reward as a potential home minister, an analyst and a party official said....
2019-05-23 13:00

More than two decades after a woman was killed in an Irish village, French prosecutors hope to close the case Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest work....
2019-05-26 22:45

Governor Gavin Newsom calls for California racetrack to close following 29th horse death California Gov. Gavin Newsom called for Santa Anita Park to be shut down until it can determine why more than two dozen horses have died competing there this race season....
2019-06-13 00:30

European stocks close lower amid trade war, political worries; Stoxx 600 hits 2½-month low European shares ended Wednesday's session in negative territory amid worries over the U.S.-China trade war and a potential budget standoff between Italy and the EU....
2019-05-30 09:30

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges to Close Wednesday for Day of Mourning to Honor President George H.W. Bush CHICAGO – December 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its U.S. exchanges will close on Wednesday, December 5, in observance of the national Day of Mourning to honor...
2019-05-21 20:30

The Rolling Stones 2019 tour: Bigger, better video screens bring Mick & Keith up close Improved video technology used on the Rolling Stones' current U.S. tour makes the stage cleaner and puts the focus on the band, not props.        ...
2019-07-03 23:30

Escalating U.S.-China trade threats stagger markets; Dow claws back to close at a 286-point loss Global markets sagged Thursday as uncertainty over trade relations between the United States and China continued to sour investors. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 448 points at its low befor......
2019-05-24 00:15

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended the leaders of both countries for signalling the en...
2019-05-21 15:45

Emilia Clarke shares emotional tribute to Daenerys Targaryen and 'magical' fans as 'Game of Thrones' comes to a close Helen Sloan/HBO "Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, said goodbye and thank you to the show and to "magical fans" in an emotional Instagram post. "Game of Thrones has shaped me as a woman, as an actor and as a human b...
2019-05-21 16:30

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
2019-07-12 01:45

CBOE Holdings Announces Planned Changes in Board Leadership Roles at Close of Transaction with Bats Global Markets CHICAGO, Dec. 22, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that William J. Brodsky, Susan M. Phillips and R. Eden Martin, among CBOE Holdings' longest serving Board members, have notified CBOE Holdings that they intend to step down fro...
2019-05-22 08:15

U.S. stocks close lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against interest rate cuts U.S. markets came off all-time highs on Friday as investors interpreted strong employment data as an argument against their much hoped-for interest rate cuts. All three indices closed Friday in the re......
2019-07-06 04:15

Lionel Messi to give first Barcelona press conference in four years as club close ranks for Copa del Rey Final Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique will join Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde in the team's pre-match press conference ahead of the Copa del Rey Final against Valencia on Saturday as the club close ranks after the recent Champions League collapse at Anfiel...
2019-05-24 09:30

Pentagon acknowledges burn pits exposes veterans to health risks but refuses to close them, report shows The Department of Defense has seemingly acknowledged the dangers of Burn Pit exposure in a new report recently filed with Congress, but fall short of presenting solutions to correct the problem. In a feasibility study by the Under Secretary of Defens...
2019-07-12 18:45

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
2019-07-12 08:15

'When I close my eyes, those images haunt me': Step mom of murdered teen social media influencer speaks out after photos of the crime spread online The Williams/Devins Family Kaleigh Nicole Rimmer, the step mom of slain teen influencer Bianca Devins, said it is "absolutely disgusting" that people continue to share photos of her stepdaughter's death even after original posts were taken down on s...
2019-07-17 08:45

Texas pizza joint forced to close after employees spiked pizza with laxatives Pizza might have Italian origins but it’s become a massive part of American culture. Even the smallest of towns tend to have at least one pizza place, and a really good pie made with fresh ingredients can truly be a thing of beauty. Unfortunate...
2019-05-21 19:15

Cboe Global Markets Announces Launch Date for Cboe Market Close CHICAGO – March 27, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it plans to launch Cboe Market Close (CMC) on the company’s BZX Exchange on Monday, August 2...
2019-05-21 20:30

Fernandez-Fernandez ticket in Argentina close to clinching first round vote: poll Argentine Peronist Alberto Fernandez´ bid to run for president with ex-president Cristina Fernandez as his running mate would come close to clinching victory in a first round vote, according to a poll published on Sunday by local left-leaning newspap...
2019-05-26 19:45

Missouri sand volleyball courts close after knives found in the sand Sand volleyball courts at a Missouri park have closed after someone reportedly cut their foot stepping on a knife that was hidden underneath the sand....
2019-05-22 17:45

With squeaker win 26, 'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer moves close to another milestone James Holzhauer was aiming for his 26th straight 'Jeopardy!' win Wednesday and moving closer to the $2 million mark in prize money.        ...
2019-05-24 08:30

How 'Dark Phoenix' brings the X-Men movie saga to a fiery, tearful close The X-Men movies culminate in 'Dark Phoenix.' But first, a few burning questions about the fiery closer revolving around Sophie Turner's Jean Grey.        ...
2019-06-06 22:00

IMS President: IndyCar Grand Prix 'not close' on title sponsor but attendance on the rise IMS President Doug Boles is predicting a 3-5% uptick in attendance over last year for this Saturday's sixth edition of the IndyCar Grand Prix.        ...
2019-05-21 14:31

New Pelicans forward Ingram says he's 'close' to normal Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram says he's "pretty close" to resuming normal workouts as he continues to recover from surgery to address a blood clot in his right arm. Ingram says he has not resumed shooting       ...
2019-07-17 04:15

| Scores killed, millions displaced as monsoon batters South Asia More than 100 people have been killed and two million forced from their homes across Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as rain-triggered floods and landslides left a trail of destruction in parts of South Asia....
2019-07-16 00:15

PSG president Nasser al-Khelaifi in spotlight over Pastore transfer Leaked documents link Qatari official to request to pay agentQuestions about midfielder’s €40m move from Palermo in 2011Nasser al-Khelaifi, the president of Paris Saint-Germain, appears to have sought payments for an agent which could have violated t...
2019-07-16 00:30

My birth mom isn’t my real mom For 22 years, Antonia Picardi had no reason to think she was not related to her look-alike, blond-haired mom. People were always pointing out their similarities, saying she was the perfect combination of her Swedish mother, Allene, and her late fathe...
2019-07-16 01:30

Opinion: Phil Mickelson says he needed to make changes and he'll be better for it Phil Mickelson, who's 15-18 pounds lighter than he was 15 days ago, says, 'I have so much energy, mental clarity' after six-day fast.        ...
2019-07-16 01:45

The best Prime Day 2019 deals so far: PM Edition This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously u...
2019-07-16 01:45

Model gets off easy for drunken attack on flight attendant An Australian model got off with a slap on the wrist for drunkenly slugging a flight attendant on Monday when she delivered a sob story to a federal judge in Los Angeles. Adau Mornyang, 25, faced up to 21 years behind bars for assaulting the United A...
2019-07-16 03:15

AOC claps back at Lindsey Graham over ‘Communist’ charge Sen. Lindsey Graham found himself squarely in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s cross hairs Monday after the South Carolina lawmaker lashed out at the Queens congresswoman and her cohort of progressive female lawmakers known as “the Squad.” “I see @Lin...
2019-07-16 03:15

Second Ave. subway escalators are already breaking down: MTA watchdog The escalators at the MTA’s newest subway stations are going down! Transit officials have struggled to keep the 32 escalators at 72nd Street, 86th Street and 96th Street in working order since the three Second Avenue subway stations opened on J...
2019-07-16 03:45

Chess player allegedly caught cheating with phone in bathroom during tournament Chess grandmaster Igors Rausis was "caught red-handed using his phone during a game" and has been suspended as a result.       ...
2019-07-16 04:01

Disney family member slams Disneyland theme park over low wages after undercover visit Abigail Disney, granddaughter of The Walt Disney Company's co-founder, Roy Disney, became "so livid" after an undercover trip to Disneyland.       ...
2019-07-16 04:01

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce fatality rates, but there is no fixed treatment for the illness....
2019-07-16 04:30

iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max vs iPhone XR There are slight differences between the iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max vs iPhone XR, at least at first glance. But as we reviewed each and crafted an in-depth comparison, we developed an informed idea of how they are truly unique in their own way.It&apo...
2019-07-16 05:30

Tech investor Peter Thiel thinks Elizabeth Warren is the most 'dangerous' Democrat against Trump Early Facebook investor and Trump supporter Peter Thiel weighed in on the Democrats taking on the president in 2020, saying he was "most scared' by Elizabeth Warren....
2019-07-16 06:15

Oh No, George R.R. Martin Feels Less Pressure to Finish His Books Now That Game of Thrones Is Over With Game of Thrones now over, fans of the world George R.R. Martin created can turn their attention to the yet-to-be-published final two books in the series. Not that fans haven’t been doing that for a while now, of course...but it should come as no...
2019-07-16 06:30

Ilhan Omar calls out Trump for 'complete hypocrisy' – video Being critical of US policy isn’t the same as hating the US, argues Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar in an impassioned rebuke to Donald Trump’s tweets suggesting she should ‘go back to where she came from’. Omar told a media conference in Washingto...
2019-07-16 06:45

| Is Rassie planning to 'Brussow' the All Blacks? If the Bok brains trust do renew their faith in Kwagga Smith, it may be in a bid to rekindle a 'Brussow nightmare' at NZ's expense, writes Rob Houwing....
2019-07-16 06:45

Congresswomen describe Trump's tweets as 'blatantly racist' distraction Four congresswomen President Donald Trump targeted in a series of tweets over the weekend described his comments as a "blatantly racist" distraction Monday....
2019-07-16 07:45

El Salvador: Retrial for woman accused of abortion Rape victim Evelyn Hernandez was jailed for murdering her baby after suffering a miscarriage on a toilet. Now she's facing a retrial. The case is being closely watched in El Salvador, which has a total ban on abortion....
2019-07-16 10:15

First-rounder Brandon Clarke named MVP as Memphis Grizzlies win NBA Summer League Brandon Clarke, the 21st pick last month, was named NBA Summer League MVP then helped the Grizzlies take the title against the Timberwolves.       ...
2019-07-16 10:45

Seven Reasons Why You Should Buy LG's LinearCooling™ Refrigerators This Summer The refrigerator is probably the most significant large appliance in your household. It does its job around the clock, sitting quietly at its place, and is always there when you need it....
2019-07-16 10:45

Would your mobile phone be powerful enough to get you to the moon? Many people who are old enough to have experienced the first moon landing will vividly remember what it was like watching Neil Armstrong utter his famous quote: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”. Half a century later, the...
2019-07-16 13:15

Zoom’s scary webcam flaw also affects RingCentral and Zhumu Last week, video conferencing app Zoom had to make a major change to its service to fix a frightening webcam vulnerability. But new evidence disclosed by security researcher Karan Lyons shows that other conferencing apps like RingCentral and Zhumu ar...
2019-07-16 13:15

Revealed: Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger given driving ban in closed court case Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger was banned from the roads for 14 days after he was caught speeding at more than 100mph in a court case conducted behind closed doors....
2019-07-16 14:45

The colour and drama of the Cricket World Cup – photo essay Guardian and Observer photographer Tom Jenkins spent seven weeks working on the Cricket World Cup from the first game between South Africa and England at the Oval to the dramatic finale at Lord’s. His images here focus on the friendly and colourful t...
2019-07-16 14:45

Arsenal reject chance to re-sign Milan-bound Ismaël Bennacer from Empoli • Club had clause that allowed them to match bids for midfielder • Algeria international now set to move to San SiroArsenal have rejected the opportunity to re-sign Ismaël Bennacer, with the Algeria midfielder set to join Milan from Empoli.Bennacer, ...
2019-07-16 14:45

Oh Hey, Here's a Prime Day Deal On PlayStation Plus We were beginning to think that we wouldn’t see a Prime Day deal on PlayStation Plus subscriptions, but turns out that Amazon was just saving it for Day 2. Prime members can add a year to their subscription for just $40, which is about as cheap as yo...
2019-07-16 14:45

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450 people dead since January....
2019-07-16 15:30

Volta Charging borrows $44 million to energize its ad-based electric car charging network Volta Charging, which provides and maintains fee-free electric vehicle charging stations to retail partners including Macy's and Saks, has obtained a loan.Read More...
2019-07-16 15:30

Cruiserweights to collide at Ultimate Boxxer Mikael Lawal, Tony Conquest and more are entering the Ultimate Boxxer tournament The post Cruiserweights to collide at Ultimate Boxxer appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-16 16:30

French environment minister quits over spending criticism French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
2019-07-16 16:30

The extraordinary trek of George Takei The “Star Trek” icon wants to ensure America doesn't forget its shameful legacy of internment: “I have to tell this story before there’s no one left to tell it.”...
2019-07-16 16:45

Ebola emergency meeting to go ahead as UNICEF warns of higher risk to very youngest children Ahead of a key expert meeting convened by the United Nations to decide whether to declare the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) an international health emergency, the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF warned that the epidem...
2019-07-16 17:45

MEPs to vote on first female EU Commission president The European Parliament will decide later whether or not to block the appointment of Ursula von der Leyen as the new president of the European Commission....
2019-07-16 19:15

Germany's von der Leyen voted new European Commission president German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen had faced an uphill battle as a compromise candidate. She won by a slim majority, with 383 out of 747 votes....
2019-07-16 19:45

Huawei calls shots despite US ban Huawei’s revenues for the first half of 2019 were up and, despite US blacklisting it in May, the Chinese telco is confident of more growth this year. It is now even wooing US allies, like Poland, with investment pledges....
2019-07-16 19:45

Disneyland has become a ‘ghost town’ To say that Disneyland’s new Star Wars-themed Galaxy’s Edge land is a big deal would be an understatement. The highly anticipated $1 billion, 14-acre immersive expansion was the biggest in park history. As of its June opening, visitors can pilo...
2019-07-16 19:45

Humane Society SOS: Dogs swim for their lives as Ark. shelter floods. Community comes to the rescue. An Arkansas animal shelter issued an SOS as flash flooding poured in and a puppy drowned. Then the community came to the rescue.        ...
2019-07-16 21:15

George Conway calls Trump a 'racist president' after his attacks on progressive congresswomen George Conway, husband of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway, called President Donald Trump "a racist president" after remarks the President made attacking progressive Democratic congresswomen of color....
2019-07-16 21:15

New York casino takes first legal sports bets since lift on ban And they’re off! Empire State bettors placed their first wagers on pro sports games Tuesday, as legal sports betting got underway more than a year after it was approved by the Supreme Court. Gamblers at the Rivers Casino near Schenectady noshed on ho...
2019-07-16 21:15

Facebook was granted a patent to silo group posts Moderators of Facebook Groups could soon get more leeway in controlling who sees the comments made on their forums. The US Patent Office today granted Facebook a patent for content moderation that would let moderators limit viewership of posts by "pr...
2019-07-16 21:30

Use MSG to Improve Airplane Food Mentally, flying is not an issue for me. It’s the physical aspects of being hurled through the air at many miles per hour that I find upsetting. Even if you don’t experience sinus pressure or motion sickness, sitting in a loud plane can alter the way...
2019-07-16 21:45

737 MAX Woes Hobble Budget Carrier Ryanair Ryanair said delays in deliveries of Boeing’s 737 MAX passenger jet will lower growth next summer, forcing Europe’s largest budget airline to close some of its bases and make cuts at others this winter....
2019-07-16 21:45

Fed's Kaplan Says Rate Cut Could Be Warranted Based on Bond Market Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said he could be convinced by arguments to cut rates based on signals coming from bond markets, even though he hadn’t penciled in any rate cuts this year at the central bank’s June policy meeting....
2019-07-16 21:45

Microsoft is starting to auto-update Windows 10 Home, Pro users on 1803 or older to 1903 Microsoft is starting to automatically update Windows 10 Home and Pro users on versions 1803 to 1903 using Windows Update, as officials said would happen....
2019-07-16 21:45

Bears and wolves to coexist in UK woods for first time in 1,000 years Bear Wood near Bristol aims to spark debate about rewilding of ancient woodlandsFor the first time in more than 1,000 years native bears and wolves are coming snout to muzzle with each other among towering oaks and ashes in a slice of British woodlan...
2019-07-16 22:30

Harry Styles in talks to play Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid, but who cares, no big deal Casting for Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid has been a real rollercoaster of emotions—from the disappointment in the all-too-obvious casting of Melissa McCarthy as Ursula (are these people even trying?) to the excitement over Halle ...
2019-07-16 22:30

Iran denies its missile program is up for negotiation Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program, contradicting the chief U.S. diplomat and appearing to undercut President Donald Trump's statement that Washington had made progress on its disputes with Tehr...
2019-07-16 22:45

Charles Barkley doesn’t hold back in advice for Joel Embiid and Zion Williamson Charles Barkley has some self-inspired advice for Joel Embiid: Get in shape. And, true to form, he put it in somewhat crude terms. On ESPN’s Get Up Tuesday morning, Barkley said Embiid needs to get his “fat butt” in shape. Embiid ha...
2019-07-16 23:30

Harry Styles Is Rumored to Play Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid Live-Action Remake Will Harry Styles be part of Disney's world? Fans are crossing their fingers! There's industry chatter that the former One Direction member is early in talks to play the iconic......
2019-07-16 23:45

UAE consumers can experience 10Gbps speed and 1ms latency in 5G network in 2020 Customers in the UAE will be able to experience speeds of 10Gbps and above and will be able to download larger files in milliseconds in 2020 through fifth-generation cellular technology [5G].Telecom operators in the UAE are offering speeds of 1Gbps s...
2019-07-17 00:15

'We stand ready': US air force warns against 'raid' on Area 51 More than one million people who have signed up to raid Area 51 in the hope of seeing evidence of aliens have been warned that the US air force "stands ready to protect America and its assets"....
2019-07-17 00:30

Profit Rises at United Even as 737 MAX Grounding Crimps Extra Flights United Airlines said it is trimming extra flying this year because of the grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX , though the nation’s second-largest carrier by traffic still expects profits to climb....
2019-07-17 00:30

Cramer explains how the Fed is creating buying opportunities "When you have a Fed chief who's hellbent on cutting interest rates … then you should own stocks that benefit from lower rates," Jim Cramer says....
2019-07-17 01:45

Un train explose et fait 47 morts. Six ans plus tard, les wagons qui traversent les villes canadiennes ne sont pas plus rassurants. Devant l’ampleur du désastre en ce 6 juillet 2013, le Canada est scandalisé, sous le choc. Toutes les villes, grandes et petites, sont de plus en plus souvent traversées, par des trains chargés de pétrole, d’explosifs et de produits toxiques, de jour...
2019-07-17 01:45

Tom Brady campaigns for better 'Madden' speed rating New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was among NFL players who expressed their annoyance at some of the ratings that were released Monday for the new edition of “Madden.”...
2019-07-17 02:00

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
2019-07-17 02:01

Amber Alert issued for toddler, infant who were taken from DCS custody TUCSON – An Amber Alert has been issued by Arizona Department of Public Safety for the Pinal County area after two children were taken from the Department of Child Safety custody at around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities say the children’s...
2019-07-17 02:01

Apple AirPods are on sale for Prime Day—and they WILL sell out Apple AirPods are rarely on sale, so now's the time to buy them while they're discounted for Prime Day.       ...
2019-07-17 02:15

I’m going to use Aim Lab to get good Aim Lab is a free tool on Steam for improving your aim in video games. I have bad aim. I'm going to try to get good with the help of this program.Read More...
2019-07-17 02:15

R. Kelly pleads not guilty, denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered that he remain in jail without bail....
2019-07-17 02:30

Renegade Penguin Pair With No Respect for Authority Return to Favored Sushi Spot After Initial Removal You can’t tell penguins that they can’t have something, because it will only make them want it more. And a pair of small mischief-making blue penguins proved exactly that. A sushi spot in Wellington, New Zealand became the unexpected site...
2019-07-17 02:45

Police in Brazil shut down factory making fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis Father and son accused of offering the cars on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 – a fraction of the price of the real thingPolice in Brazil say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis.A father...
2019-07-17 03:15

Nancy Pelosi Sends House Into Chaos by Violating Worst Rule in Congress Any regular reader of Splinter will know that we are generally not big fans of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But credit where credit is due: On Tuesday, Pelosi—either inadvertently or purposefully—exposed one of the dumber and more pernicious rules of ...
2019-07-17 03:15

Mexico's Pemex cannot comply with reduced sulfur content rule -company document Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, cannot currently comply with a new rule requiring less sulfur content for motor diesel, according to a document showing its business plan and seen by Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-07-17 03:15

Buick LaCrosse Buick?s last traditional sedan is coasting. A redesign two years ago failed to generate much sales momentum, and the large-sedan segment is significantly declining....
2019-07-17 03:45