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Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan highlighted the importance of restoring state-owned entities to profitability as opposed to being an expense to the fiscus....

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Lotus CEO Phil Popham on the Evija hypercar, future plans and Brexit The new Lotus Evija Talking at the reveal of Lotus's first all-new car in a decade, Popham discusses expanding the Lotus range and plenty more Lotus has just revealed the 1973bhp Evija, the all-electric hypercar it claims will be “the most powerfu...
2019-07-17 11:45

|ChloëGraceMoretz'sallegedstalkerisfacingnewchargesfortrespassing Justin Alexander Behr was arrested twice in 24 hours for allegedly breaking into Chloë Grace Moretz’s home, but managed to avoid being charged with felony stalking....
2019-07-17 11:45

Pakistan arrests accused mastermind of Mumbai attacks, but Indian official skeptical Pakistan authorities on Wednesday arrested Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of a four-day militant attack on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008, on terror finance charges, a spokesman for the chief minister of Punjab said....
2019-07-17 11:45

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

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
2019-07-17 11:45

South Korea says Japan dispute to hit global companies, U.S. business Export curbs Japan imposed in its dispute with South Korea will adversely effect global technology companies and hurt the operations of tech giant Samsung in the Texas state capital of Austin, a South Korean government source said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 11:45

Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future’ Ford and other companies say the industry overestimated the arrival of autonomous vehicles, which still struggle to anticipate what other drivers and pedestrians will do....
2019-07-17 12:00

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has been named Germany's new defense minister. She has struggled to connect with the public since taking over as CDU leader last year....
2019-07-17 12:00

Rental bikes or e-scooters: Who will win Berlin's urban mobility battle? The German capital's fame as a cyclist's paradise has attracted many rental bikes companies. And now electric scooters have joined this fast-paced business race. The fight for this new market has started....
2019-07-17 12:00

US sanctions Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing' The sanctions represent the strongest step that the US has taken in response to massacres in Myanmar. Recent reports have pointed to the military's role in enabling violence against the minority Muslim group....
2019-07-17 12:00

US House condemns Trump's racist comments The US House has passed a resolution condemning President Trump for racist comments against four congresswomen. Trump's tweets over the past several days have consumed debate in Washington....
2019-07-17 12:00

No charges against New York officer for 'I can't breathe' death of Eric Garner The Justice Department will not file charges against a police officer who put Eric Garner in a deadly chokehold. Garner's 2014 death and other cases of police brutality gave rise to the Black Lives Matter movement....
2019-07-17 12:00

Football transfer rumours: Real Madrid's Dani Ceballos to Arsenal? Today’s piffle is still waitingReports from Spain say Dani Ceballos is ready to go out on loan and Arsenal are in the box seat to get him. The Real Madrid central midfielder, recently voted player of the tournament at the Under-21 European Championsh...
2019-07-17 12:15

Images of Fujinon XF16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR and GF50mm f/3.5 R LM WR lenses emerge Fujifilm has been steadily adding to its XF and GF lens portfolios in recent months, and leaked images suggest that each optics stable will shortly welcome a new member. Camera-leaking website Nokishita has released a number of images of two new...
2019-07-17 12:45

‘Win where we won’: As Trump’s campaign boasts of going on offense, its efforts appear squarely aimed at defending his 2016 map The plan includes solidifying and maximizing the support of Trump’s base in a handful of key states he won in 2016 while making marginal inroads with some of the constituencies that have been turned off by aspects of his presidency....
2019-07-17 12:45

Wheels24.co.za | Toyota Gazoo Racing's Al-Attiyah wins 2019 Silk Way rally After traversing Russia's forests, the Mongolian steppe and the deserts of northern China, Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiyah finally claimed victory in the "big and beautiful" Silk Way Rally....
2019-07-17 13:15

North and South Korea to meet in 2022 World Cup qualifiers North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer's 2022 World Cup       ...
2019-07-17 13:15

With Name-Calling and Twitter Battles, House Republican Campaign Arm Copies Trump’s Playbook House Republicans’ campaign arm, waging a no-holds-barred battle to reclaim the majority, has adopted an antagonistic strategy that includes calling lawmakers names....
2019-07-17 13:15

Stand By Me by Wendell Berry review – the soul of Kentucky The farmer-environmentalist’s precisely drawn tales about family loyalties span a century of rural lifeWhen you say the word “Kentucky”, most Americans think of long-time Republican senator Mitch McConnell, arguably the man behind the curtain in the ...
2019-07-17 13:30

Cornel West says AOC, progressive 'squad,' views world 'through the lens of the poor' and working class Harvard University philosophy Professor Cornel West said he supports the four freshman lawmakers that compose the so-called progressive "squad" for reasons other than ideology....
2019-07-17 13:30

US Treasury yields tick lower amid renewed trade concerns U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade talks with China....
2019-07-17 13:30

UnitedHealth's Optum strikes deal with Bay Area hospital in bid to keep it independent United's Optum is launching a new partnership with John Muir Health aimed at helping the small northern California hospital operator become more competitive with its larger rivals in the Bay Area....
2019-07-17 13:30

Rescuers make slow progress on freeing entangled North Atlantic right whales The whale known as 4423, which had been partially disentangled last Thursday, was spotted again Tuesday morning during an aerial surveillance flight, the department said....
2019-07-17 13:45

Italian cyclist, 17, suffers gruesome injury during crash in Belgium race A young Italian cyclist competing at the U23 European Track Championships on Friday was injured and taken to the hospital in a freak accident during a race....
2019-07-17 13:45

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

R Kelly refused bail as he is 'still a danger to young girls' A judge in the US has ordered R Kelly to remain behind bars without bail after a prosecutor claimed the singer would still pose a danger to young girls if he was set free....
2019-07-17 13:45

US officials suspect Iran may have seized missing UAE-based oil tanker A small oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location more than two days ago while traveling through a vital waterway near the Persian Gulf didn't emit a distress call, causing U.S. officials to suspect Iran may have seized the vessel, American d...
2019-07-17 13:45

Google Glass May Have an Afterlife as a Device to Teach Autistic Children Privacy concerns caused the computerized eyewear to fail with the general public. But researchers believe it could help autistic children learn to recognize emotion and make eye contact....
2019-07-17 13:45

UPDATE 1-Abbott beats profit estimates, raises FY forecast on diabetes device strength Abbott Laboratories beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday and raised its full-year adjusted earnings forecast, driven by demand for its FreeStyle Libre blood sugar monitoring device....
2019-07-17 14:15

CVS enters home dialysis care with clinical trial of new system CVS Health said on Wednesday it will start a clinical trial of its new home dialysis system this week, setting it up to compete directly with the two largest operators of U.S. dialysis centers, Fresenius Medical Care AG and DaVita Inc....
2019-07-17 14:15

Founder of neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer should pay $14 million to victim of 'troll storm,' judge says The founder and editor of the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer should be ordered to pay more than $14 million to a Montana real estate agent against whom he organized an anti-Semitic "troll storm," a federal magistrate judge found on Monday....
2019-07-17 14:15

Losing yourself in virtual worlds can have good as well a negative effects Enlarge / A visitor holds a hand control unit to play Minecraft during the EGX gaming conference in London, September 2014. (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Pete Etchells lost his father to motor neuron disease as a teenager, and of...
2019-07-17 14:15

Over half a million International Driving Permits bought since February News 17 Jul, 2019 Drivers in the UK have spent more than £3m buying International Driving Permits since February in preparation for a no deal Brexit...
2019-07-17 14:15

Why empathy won’t get automated anytime soon Depending on who you ask, AI is either going to put us all out of a job or create more jobs than ever before. Either way, tech education is touted as the path to career success.  But computer science majors keep launching startups that are technology...
2019-07-17 14:30

Over 3.5 billion people are on social media; Facebook still biggest with teens; Esports on the rise The new Global Digital Statshot report from Hootsuite and We Are Social is packed with all the latest data you need to understand how people are using the internet in July 2019. You’ll find the complete report in the SlideShare embed below, but...
2019-07-17 14:30

Go inside a rock quarry in France for the most magical art show Artists' work comes to life in this dreamy audiovisual exhibit. You won’t find a single framed piece on the walls. Instead, nearly every visible surface is painted with moving light.       ...
2019-07-17 14:30

Top 10 cruise destinations in the world, according to Cruise Critic users Cruise Critic's annual Cruisers' Choice Destination Awards ranked the best cruise destinations in the world.       ...
2019-07-17 14:30

Elon Musk reveals plans to implant computer chips in brains Elon Musk, the eccentric billionaire behind Tesla and SpaceX, outlined plans on Tuesday to connect human brains directly to computers, using a tiny chip....
2019-07-17 14:30

Man who threatened to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students faces sentencing An Arizona man faces sentencing on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at its first commencement ceremony for African-Americans, saying he wanted to "end their pro-black agenda."...
2019-07-17 14:45

Inmigrantes indocumentados vistos de forma desfavorable en México, de acuerdo a encuesta La mayoría de mexicanos está a favor de deportar migrantes centroamericanos a sus países de origen, de acuerdo con una encuesta de The Washington Post y Reforma....
2019-07-17 15:00

2 dead, 40 trapped in building collapse in Mumbai At least two people were dead and another 40 feared trapped Tuesday after a four-story building collapsed in the Indian city of Mumbai, authorities said....
2019-07-17 15:00

PM 'extremely concerned' for Nazanin after mental health ward move A spokesperson for Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is"extremely concerned" about the welfare of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran after she was moved to a mental health ward....
2019-07-17 15:00

Renault to invest $144M in Jiangling EV venture Renault, which has had a limited presence in China, is pushing ahead with an electrification strategy that includes a new battery-powered car and hybrid versions of three existing models....
2019-07-17 15:00

American Citizenship Is Not Whites-Only Donald Trump evoked an old racist trope in telling four American congresswomen of color to “go back” to their own countries. The Constitution says otherwise....
2019-07-17 15:01

Bank of America profit beats as healthy economy fuels loan growth Bank of America Corp beat estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the loan book of the country's second-largest lender benefited from a healthy economy....
2019-07-17 15:01

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant....
2019-07-17 15:01

Amazon in EU antitrust spotlight over use of merchant data Amazon on Wednesday became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing regulatory scrutiny over how tech companies exploit customers' information....
2019-07-17 15:01

U.S., Japan eye possible small trade deal by September: sources The United States and Japan are working on a trade deal involving agriculture and autos that could be agreed by President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when they meet in New York in September, three industry sources familiar with the di...
2019-07-17 15:01

Playing As Luigi In Super Mario Maker 2 Probably Won't Help You Complete Levels Faster Last week, after a few individual level records were broken in Super Mario Maker 2 using Luigi a small question began to form: was Mario’s lanky brother somehow faster? Was playing at the Big L essential for getting record? After some investigating, ...
2019-07-17 15:15

Australia call on uncapped prop as injuries bite ahead of Bok duel Australia have called uncapped New South Wales Waratahs prop Harry Johnson-Holmes into their squad ahead of Saturday's Rugby Championship opener against South Africa at Ellis Park, but six players have been released by coach Michael Cheika....
2019-07-17 15:30

NHS could save billions by offering cash reward to quit smoking Quitters 50% more likely to succeed if offered a financial incentive, researchers findOffering financial rewards to people trying to quit smoking could save the NHS billions of pounds a year and boost the economy, according to research.The review fou...
2019-07-17 15:30

Alternative city breaks: Łódź, Poland – discover its culture, food and nightlife Once an industrial centre, the city has been reinvigorated by a focus on the arts, a diverse food scene and plenty of lively bars‘If it doesn’t fit, it fits perfectly,” is something of a buzz-phrase in Poland’s third-largest city, and it doesn’t take...
2019-07-17 15:30

How to make salade niçoise – recipe Outside the French Riviera, inauthentic versions of salade niçoise abound, much to the chagrin of purists. Here’s the classic French salad as it is meant to be madeIf salade niçoise were sentient, rather than a salad, it would sue for defamation of c...
2019-07-17 15:30

Braves vs. Brewers: Dallas Keuchel’s resurgence will continue Emmy nominations are in. As expected “Game of Thrones” topped the list, nominated 32 times. Both Rachel Maddow and Sean Hannity failed to make the cut for their comedy hours. but Marie Kondo was nominated for “Tidying Up.” a reality show designed to ...
2019-07-17 15:30

Nu Skin shares plunge 20% as China crackdown hits revenues Shares of beauty and wellness products company Nu Skin tanked on Wednesday after the company said China's crackdown on health products is weighing on sales....
2019-07-17 15:45

Racing ‘Peking to Paris’ in Classic Cars: ‘The Best Part Is the Beer at Night’ For 36 days over 8,500 miles, racers cajole their classic and collectible cars across dirt paths, rivers and mountains in an event first run in 1907....
2019-07-17 16:00

Fancy a Prism Silver Samsung Galaxy S10? It's only available at Carphone Warehouse If you want style and substance from your new Samsung phone deal, Carphone Warehouse has something you may be interested in. The UK retailer has managed to agree with the manufacturer that it will have exclusivity to stock the chic Prism Silver colou...
2019-07-17 16:00

New Nintendo Switch arrives with better battery life while looking exactly the same A new Nintendo Switch has been quietly announced, which is claimed to offer better battery life than the original version of the Switch, while sporting the exact same design.The improvement in battery life appears to be substantial, with Nintendo quo...
2019-07-17 16:00

Why DevOps is crucial for your Enterprise IT John Rakowski, Market Specialist for Application Performance Management and Analytics at AppDynamics discusses DevOps methodology and how it is enabling digital transformation. What is DevOps and why has it become such a popular methodology? DevOps i...
2019-07-17 16:00

2019 celebrity engagements: Sarah Hyland, Scarlett Johansson, JLo and more Love is in the air in 2019, with famous faces getting engaged. Katherine Schwarzenegger said yes to Chris Pratt, A-Rod proposed and more.        ...
2019-07-17 16:00

JT Lewis, teen brother of Sandy Hook victim, running for office The 19-year-old brother of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim in Connecticut is running for a seat on the state Senate. JT Lewis said he was inspired to seek elective office by his 6-year-old brother Jesse, who was one of 20 first-graders killed by ...
2019-07-17 16:00

Danish court orders car dealer to compensate Chinese artist Ai Weiwei Chinese artist Ai Weiwei was awarded 1.75 million Danish crowns ($262,952) compensation by a Danish court on Wednesday after a Danish car dealer used one of his works commemorating thousands of refugees as a backdrop for a commercial....
2019-07-17 16:15

Turkish diplomat is among three people shot dead in Kurdish capital: security officials At least three people including a Turkish diplomat were killed in a shooting on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital Erbil, Kurdish security officials and Turkey's foreign ministry said....
2019-07-17 16:15

Path to power or poisoned chalice: Merkel protegee takes defense job Chancellor Angela Merkel's protegee, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, took over as defense minister on Wednesday, entering the cabinet in a move likely to make or break her chances of succeeding her mentor as Germany's leader by 2021....
2019-07-17 16:15

Permitted development office-to-residential: developer wins right to build windowless studios in Watford warehouse under relaxed planning rules A developer has won the right to build and market windowless studio flats barely larger than parking spaces — and deemed a "serious" health risk by council planning inspectors....
2019-07-17 16:15

What Happens When Reproductive Tech Like IVF Goes Awry? Opinion: Freezers fail. Samples are mislabeled. Embryos get switched. But a lack of regulation leaves those harmed by such negligence without clear recourse....
2019-07-17 16:15

Unmasking mutant cancer cells As cancer cells progress, they accumulate hundreds and even thousands of genetic and epigenetic changes, resulting in protein expression profiles that are radically different from that of healthy cells. But despite their heavily mutated proteome, can...
2019-07-17 16:15

IRCTC Tourism Vaishno Devi Tour: Package Cost, Inclusion, Itinerary Here IRCTC Vaishno Devi tour package: Cost of Vaishno Devi Rail Tour Package for Deluxe class is Rs 10,950 on single occupancy basis, Rs 7,850 per person on double occupancy basis and Rs 7,050 per person......
2019-07-17 16:15

Wipro Shares Flat Ahead Of Earnings Announcement Wipro stock price: Wipro shares moved in a range of Rs 258.10-Rs 262.80 on the NSE, as against their previous close of Rs 260. On the BSE, Wipro shares opened 1.04 per cent higher at Rs 262.75, and......
2019-07-17 16:15

How Will Season 2 of Big Little Lies End? These Are the Most Convincing Theories With the season 2 finale of HBO’s Big Little Lies in sight, we’ll soon find out just how Reese Witherspoon‘s Madeline, Nicole Kidman‘s Celeste, Meryl Streep’s Mary Louise and the rest of the Monterey gang will finish off...
2019-07-17 16:30

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed for life Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman is likely to die in jail after being sentenced to life for smuggling illegal drugs into the US over a violent, decades-long career....
2019-07-17 16:30

Red Bull car gains led to Verstappen’s Honda F1 engine lag issue Max Verstappen's faster application of the throttle on his Red Bull Formula 1 car is the suspected cause of his turbo lag issue during the British Grand Prix weekend...
2019-07-17 16:30

Trump and Epstein Look Awfully Chummy While Ogling Cheerleaders in Newly Unearthed Video President Donald Trump’s efforts to distance himself from alleged child molester Jeffrey Epstein hit a snag on Wednesday, as newly unearthed footage shows the two yukking it up while ogling NFL cheerleaders at a party at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in 19...
2019-07-17 16:30

1 Convicted For Murder Of UK Teenager Scarlett Keeling In Goa In 2008 The Bombay High Court's Goa bench on Wednesday convicted a person in the 2008 British teenager Scarlett Eden Keeling death case, overturning his acquittal by the trial court....
2019-07-17 16:45

Before Trust Vote, Congress Leader's "Sincere Personal Request" To Rebels As the Karnataka coalition faces a floor test it may not breeze through because of multiple resignations over the past few days, DK Shivakumar, the Congress's chief troubleshooter, said he was......
2019-07-17 16:45

Kulbhushan Jadhav Was Given Unfair Trial By Pak, Says World Court Kulbhushan Jadhav Case Verdict Updates: The International Court of Justice today ruled in favour to India in the case of former Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who had been sentenced to death by a......
2019-07-17 16:45

Bill To Strengthen Anti-Terror Agency NIA Passed By Rajya Sabha The Rajya Sabha passed a legislation to strengthen the National Investigation Agency (NIA), the country's primary anti-terror body,through a voice vote today. This development comes two days after the......
2019-07-17 16:45

Kulbhushan Jadhav Order To Be In India's Favour: Sarabjit Singh's Sister Dalbir Kaur, the sister of Sarabjit Singh who was sentenced to death in Pakistan over terrorism charges, said that she "fully believed that the International Court of Justice's verdict in Kulbhushan......
2019-07-17 16:45

Centre Extends 15th Finance Commission's Term By A Month Till November 30 The government on Wednesday extended the 15th Finance Commission's term by a month till November 30, and broadened the ambit of its recommendation to include funds for defence and internal security,......
2019-07-17 16:45

Families Of Soldiers Killed In Pulwama Given Rs 1 Crore In Aid: Centre Families of the 40 CRPF soldiers killed in the Pulwama terror attack have been provided with compensation and monetary benefits amounting to nearly Rs 1 crore, Union Minister Nityanand Rai said in......
2019-07-17 16:45

What’s the Most Realistic Movie About Space? Here’s What 8 Movies Got Right—and Wrong This year marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the historic mission during which Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to land and walk on the moon on July 20, 1969. There are few events in American history that epitomize the int...
2019-07-17 17:00

Buemi could have won Formula E title with "one less problem" Sebastien Buemi believes "one less problem" during his campaign would have been enough for the Nissan e.dams driver to win the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E Championship...
2019-07-17 17:00

Bank of America beats profit estimates on strong loan growth Bank of America beat estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the loan book of the country’s second-largest lender benefited from a healthy economy. Consumer banking has held up for the big Wall Street banks that have reported second-quarter r...
2019-07-17 17:00

U.S. Agency Working With Ivanka Trump to Back Women Entrepreneurs A U.S. government agency working closely with Ivanka Trump has invested in a new financial product intended to extend credit to women entrepreneurs in emerging markets....
2019-07-17 17:00

19 mafia suspects arrested in joint transatlantic raids Nineteen people were arrested early Wednesday on mafia-related charges as part of a joint operation between Italian Police and the FBI's New York bureau, Italian officials said....
2019-07-17 17:00

Baseball team's coach, 6, dresses down umpire after controversial out A summer collegiate baseball team’s pint-sized coach went viral for the second straight week but this time it was for losing his temper on an umpire....
2019-07-17 17:00

Opinion: Why Mack Brown's return to North Carolina at age 67 makes perfect sense Mack Brown was out of coaching for five seasons and at age 67 it seemed his career was over. But his return to North Carolina makes perfect sense.       ...
2019-07-17 17:15

Martial penalty completes Man United's 4-0 win over Leeds Anthony Martial's 69th-minute penalty completed the scoring in Manchester United's 4-0 win over Leeds on Wednesday       ...
2019-07-17 17:15

Trump Manages to Get an Even Worse Labor Secretary Than the Last One Last week’s welcome resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta came with a caveat: Acosta appeared to not be entirely on board with the White House’s full-throated deregulation efforts....
2019-07-17 17:15

Boeing to spend $50 million to support 737 MAX crash victim families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created to address two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes to financial relief for the families of those killed, with compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's ...
2019-07-17 17:30

Voters Are Less Scared of Government Healthcare Than You Think Democratic supporters of the public option, which include Joe Biden but also Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand, fear more than anything the wrath of the imaginary Voter Who Would Die For Their Private Insurer. A new poll from Morning Consult revea...
2019-07-17 17:30

German finance minister: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday as he met with counterparts from G7 countries....
2019-07-17 17:45

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legislation....
2019-07-17 17:45

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, will urge his rivals on Wednesday to reject campaign donations from the health insurance and pharmaceuti...
2019-07-17 17:45

North Carolina man clad only in tennis shoes told deputies he took ‘date rape’ drug: police A North Carolina man wearing nothing but tennis shoes in a Kentucky parking lot Tuesday morning told deputies he had taken the “date rape” drug before they arrested him, police said.  ...
2019-07-17 17:45

California man arrested after boy, 5, struck in the head with bullet California police arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly fired a gun into his neighbor’s home and struck a five-year-old in the head with a bullet while the boy was watching cartoons, a report said....
2019-07-17 17:45

Mike Tyson Says He Just Learned About Balrog In Street Fighter II In 1991, Street Fighter II was released. Now, in 2019, Mike Tyson just heard about Balrog, a character who also boxed and originally had a name that rhymed with Tyson’s, for the very first time....
2019-07-17 18:15

Church, civic officials to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers TUCSON – Catholic Community Services leaders and officials plan to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers in Pima County Wednesday afternoon. The press conference is scheduled at 1:45 p.m., at the Diocese of Tucson Conference and Educational Ce...
2019-07-17 18:15

UPDATE 1-Fifth Wall raises $503 mln from property owners seeking tech edge Fifth Wall, a venture capital firm focused on real estate technology, raised $503 million from a group of 50 large U.S., European and Asian property owners who will provide a market for the start-ups and their products it invests in....
2019-07-17 18:15

REFILE-Starting with Netflix, FANG reports to test Wall St rally's mettle A wave of quarterly reports from Netflix and other top-tier, high-growth companies starting on Wednesday will test Wall Street's willingness to extend a recent rally driven by expectations of lower interest rates....
2019-07-17 18:15

Chinese, Russian cyber watchdogs meet in Moscow A delegation from the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), which oversees national cyber policy, met officials at Russia's state communications watchdog in Moscow on Wednesday, the Russian regulator said....
2019-07-17 18:15

Sanders vows to reject donations from drug and health insurance industry, seeking to pressure Biden Sen. Bernie Sanders promises to reject donations from drug and health insurance executives and lobbyists. Will that give him an edge in his fight with Biden over health care?...
2019-07-17 18:15

House to Vote on Contempt Citations for Barr and Ross Over Census Question The House is expected to vote Wednesday evening to hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress....
2019-07-17 18:30

Army prototypes range-doubling new artillery weapon to outgun Russia The Army is building prototypes of a new artillery cannon that can more than double the range of existing weapons and vastly alter the strategic and tactical landscape shaping land war into the future....
2019-07-17 18:30

What rights do airplane passengers have? After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in the air? It turns out the answer is complicated....
2019-07-17 18:30

A treasure trove of black history will be sold Wednesday. The buyer may remain a mystery The photo archive of Ebony and Jet magazines will be sold at auction Wednesday, but experts fear the photos could be lost to the public forever.       ...
2019-07-17 18:45

Ex-White House cybersecurity chief says Peter Thiel is right to call out Google on China "Here's what I think is true: Google refused to work for the Pentagon on artificial intelligence" and it works on AI in China, says Richard Clarke....
2019-07-17 18:45

Ex-Met Frank Viola gets ejected after robot umpire tirade Who said robot umpires would make the game less controversial? Former Mets pitcher Frank Viola didn’t take long to inject some fury into the new era of the Atlantic League, which now has its home plate umpires using an earbud to have Trackman a...
2019-07-17 18:45

Heat’s Chris Paul pursuit hits snag over draft picks The final NBA domino left to fall is a second Chris Paul deal. With Oklahoma City looking to enter a full-on rebuild, and the point guard’s salary sky-high, it’s only logical that they deal Paul after acquiring him in the Russell Westbroo...
2019-07-17 18:45

Manny Machado goes on explosive Instagram rant against MLB Network analysts Manny Machado apparently isn’t a big fan of the MLB Network. The Padres star took to Instagram Live on Tuesday night to lay into MLB Network commentators Eric Byrnes and Dan Plesac. Machado was listening to the pair’s commentary on the Astros’ Jake M...
2019-07-17 18:45

NASA’s large SLS rocket unlikely to fly before at least late 2021 Enlarge / NASA Administrator James Bridenstine testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on July 17, 2019. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) As recently as last month, both NASA planning documents and officials wi...
2019-07-17 19:15

Mirror-owner reaches for the i's publisher The owner of the Daily Mirror and Daily Express has waded into the auction of the i and hundreds of regional titles in an effort to create a British newspaper powerhouse....
2019-07-17 19:15

Archie Panjabi: ‘Not getting on Eastenders didn’t turn out too badly’ Rejected by the soap three times, the British star was told an ‘Indian actress’ wouldn’t make it in Hollywood. Now she’s in demand both sides of the Atlantic ... just don’t ask about The Good WifeIt says a lot about British actor Archie Panjabi that ...
2019-07-17 19:15

Top 10 queer rural books Sexual freedom is most often associated with the city, but a small but growing canon including EM Forster and Sarah Waters tells a different storyIf the countryside appears at all in LGBT+ stories, it is usually only as somewhere to escape from. For ...
2019-07-17 19:15

Italian, Greek Bonds Rally as Hunt for Yield Expands Investors are buying bonds from once-avoided European countries, spurred by expectations that ongoing easy-money policies from central banks will continue to fuel demand for debt....
2019-07-17 19:15

Wednesday's Best Deals: Prime Day Leftovers, Instant Pot, Samsung Monitors, and More A bunch of board games, Old Spice deodorant, an OXO cold brew maker and Edifier speakers lead off the best, post-Prime Day deals from around the web....
2019-07-17 19:15

Elon Musk is making implants to link the brain with a smartphone Elon Musk wants to insert Bluetooth-enabled implants into your brain, claiming the devices could enable telepathy and repair motor function in people with injuries....
2019-07-17 19:30

| Man Utd offered chance to sign PSG forward Neymar Manchester United have reportedly been offered Brazil star Neymar by Paris Saint-Germain, with the French giants seeking a massive £200 million transfer fee....
2019-07-17 19:30

Etzebeth to lead much-changed Boks against Australia Lock Eben Etzebeth has been named captain of South Africa for their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday, leading a much-changed squad that includes three uncapped players....
2019-07-17 19:30

L.A.’s earthquake warning app worked as intended… or did it? Earlier this year the city of Los Angeles launched its very own earthquake warning app. It’s called ShakeAlertLA, and it’s supposed to alert “users within Los Angeles County that an earthquake of greater than magnitude 5.0 or level ...
2019-07-17 19:30

China's Didi Seeks to Raise Up to $2 Billion Amid Uber Revival Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology is looking to raise fresh funds in the hope that investor enthusiasm in the sector has recovered after initial public offerings of Uber and Lyft....
2019-07-17 19:45

May warns against 'tribal' politics in final major speech as PM Theresa May has declared she is "worried about the state of politics" in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, as she used her final major speech as prime minister to encourage politicians to compromise more....
2019-07-17 19:45

Summer boondocking gear: Car camping done right Earlier this year I was infected with the #vanlife bug. Well, more like the #overlanding bug in my case, but I've been camping and working from the road for over a month now. I get to soak up this country's natural splendor and scurry after...
2019-07-17 19:45

DJI's new gimbal is almost half the weight of the Ronin-S DJI's new Ronin gimbal for mirrorless cameras was designed to be a compact version of the Ronin-S, making it much easier to carry for your photo or YouTube shoots. The single-handed 3-axis model, called Ronin-S Compact (or Ronin-SC), weighs only...
2019-07-17 19:45

Why are game developers so angry with G2A's marketplace? Once again, G2A is being forced to defend its marketplace for digital video game codes and keys. Mike Rose, founder of game publisher No More Robots, launched a petition earlier this month that calls on the company to remove all independent games fro...
2019-07-17 19:45

EU opens Amazon probe to see if it used merchant data to gain an advantage On the same day that Amazon announced plans to overhaul its business terms for its third-party sellers, the European Commission (EC) has opened a formal antitrust investigation into the retailer, designed to assess whether its use of sensitive mercha...
2019-07-17 19:45

Watch: PSG's Kylian Mbappe megs keeper, shows off jets in romp of Dynamo Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe showed off his incredible speed and scored twice, including a nutmeg of the goalie, in a 6-1 win against Dynamo Dresden....
2019-07-17 20:15

Need new RAM or SSDs? Better act fast, prices may rise soon Over the last few months we've been enjoying some pretty low prices for the best RAM and SSDs. However, that might be ending soon, as some SSD manufacturers are reportedly discussing price hikes. According to a report from Digitimes, SSD ma...
2019-07-17 20:15

Nintendo Switch gets some jazzy new Joy-Con colors this year It's turning into a big year of Nintendo hardware. Two years after the Nintendo Switch first released, we now know we're getting a handheld-only Switch Lite console, a renewed Switch model with double the battery life – and now even ...
2019-07-17 20:15

Ted Cruz questions conservative credentials of Trump judicial nominee Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday said he has “significant concerns” over the judicial record of President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, signaling that some Republicans may not be on board with the president’s pick. During a ...
2019-07-17 20:15

Parasite brings down mosquito numbers in parts of Guangzhou The number of biting Asian tiger mosquitoes, which spread dengue and Chikungunya, has been reduced by more than 80 per cent at two sites in Guangzhou, China...
2019-07-17 20:15

Naomi Osaka on driving force behind her will to succeed: 'Be the best or I'm going to be homeless' Naomi Osaka has had a meteoric rise in tennis after defeating Serena Williams to capture her first major title to winning the Australian Open in the winter....
2019-07-17 20:30

Boxing News at Five: Warrington has “nothing to gain” from fighting Stevenson, Whyte closes in on WBC title fight Josh Warrington isn't entertaining Shakur Stevenson's attempts to draw him into an IBF title fight, and Dillian Whyte gets WBC assurance The post Boxing News at Five: Warrington has “nothing to gain” from fighting Stevenson, Whyte closes in on WBC ti...
2019-07-17 20:30

Hi-tech illusions bring Queen Victoria's palace to life in UK Summer exhibition Britain’s Queen Elizabeth visited an exhibition dedicated to her great-great-grandmother Victoria on Wednesday, which uses cutting-edge technology to recreate Buckingham Palace as it was during the......
2019-07-17 20:30

Class act: Thai teacher learns how to make English lessons fun Thai English teacher Theeraphong Meesat has a unique way of boosting his students' confidence in class and making sure they loosen up - by wearing outrageous outfits and makeup....
2019-07-17 20:30

Global stocks fall on trade, earnings worry; U.S. Treasury yields fall A gauge of global stocks declined for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields fell as trade concerns began to percolate and the pace of the U.S. corporate earnings season picked up....
2019-07-17 20:30

Abbott hits record high as diabetes device fuels profit beat Abbott Laboratories beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and lifted its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday, boosted by a near 64% jump in sales of its blood sugar monitoring device....
2019-07-17 20:30

Waterloo delays: Passengers face major disruption after lineside fire closes nine platforms Commuters are facing travel chaos on some of the country's busiest routes after a lineside fire forced the closure of nine platforms at London Waterloo station....
2019-07-17 20:30

Special relationship 2.0: what's next for the transatlantic affair? If Boris Johnson makes it to No10, securing a US-UK trade deal will be top of his agenda - but his White House pal is hard to seduce. Philip Delves Broughton tests the limits of the new special relationship...
2019-07-17 20:30

Eric Garner: Family of black man who died during arrest attempt tell of anger as police officer avoids prosecution The family of a black American who died during an attempted police arrest have voiced their anger after the white officer involved avoided prosecution....
2019-07-17 20:30

Conservative leadership race enters final stretch with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt set to take part in final hustings The contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will enter its final furlong this evening as the pair take part in the final hustings of the Conservative leadership race....
2019-07-17 20:30

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO World Health Organization calls for more funds with 2,512 confirmed cases in Democratic Republic of the CongoThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organisati...
2019-07-17 20:30

House of Lords passes amendment to help prevent no-deal Brexit Bill could make it illegal for a Boris Johnson administration to prorogue parliamentA no-deal showdown is expected in the House of Commons on Thursday after peers passed stronger protections against the prospect of a Boris Johnson administration atte...
2019-07-17 20:30

Louvre removes Sackler name from museum wing amid protests Some members of multibillionaire family are accused of profiting from opioid crisis The Louvre museum in Paris has removed the name of the art philanthropist family Sackler from a major wing devoted to eastern antiquities.The Sackler name came down t...
2019-07-17 20:30

AT&T teams with Microsoft on 5G, AI, cloud, and edge innovations The carrier and software giant will work together on next-generation networking and cloud applications, relying on AT&T's 5G network and Microsoft's Azure.Read More...
2019-07-17 20:45

Florida officials play 'Baby Shark' on repeat to keep homeless people out of local park West Palm Beach, Florida officials are playing "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos," on loop overnight in an effort to ward homeless people away.        ...
2019-07-17 20:45

Dozens of whales stranded on Georgia island remain at sea after rescue effort by beachgoers Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
2019-07-17 20:45

Rescued California camper said she fled knife-wielding attacker A California Camper is found four days after she went missing in the remote White Mountains near the Nevada border. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
2019-07-17 20:45

Fla. man arrested for allegedly cutting off the penis of his wife's lover A Florida man was arrested after allegedly attacking and mutilating a man he says is his wife's lover. Veuer's Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
2019-07-17 20:45

"Justice For The Dead" Sought 5 Years After MH17 Crash Families of the victims of flight MH17 on Wednesday marked five years since the crash, with calls for justice for those killed when the Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over war-torn eastern......
2019-07-17 21:15

Bangladesh Lawmaker Slammed For Calling Cops On Students Kissing In Park A Bangladeshi lawmaker has been slammed online for calling the police on teenage lovers kissing in a park and posting their photos on social media in the socially conservative country....
2019-07-17 21:15

Druglord ''El Chapo'' Awaits Life Imprisonment Sentence By US Judge After a run as one of the world's most powerful and notorious criminals, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is expected to be sentenced to life in prison when he appears in a New York courtroom on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 21:15

James Doyle to challenge Enable on Crystal Ocean in King George at Ascot • Doyle picks up spare ride on second-favourite for the race• King George will include at least half a dozen Group One winnersJames Doyle will climb aboard one of the best spare rides of the season on Saturday week, after he was booked to ride Crysta...
2019-07-17 21:15

Lance Bass Apologizes After Claiming Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney Are Not Legally Married Lance Bass is trying to clean up the tea he accidentally spilled. During a recent interview on the Reality Bytes podcast with Rob Evors, the N*Sync member decided to share a few details......
2019-07-17 21:30

Wells Adams Felt "Too Much Pressure" Before Proposing to Sarah Hyland--But Not Why You Think Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams' journey is just beginning. The duo of nearly two years announced their engagement on Tuesday night and, now, are relishing in their new titles. "She......
2019-07-17 21:30

Trump team hails closure of Cohen hush-money case, as documents set for release President Trump’s legal team is declaring victory, as a federal judge said in a court order Wednesday that the investigation of hush-money payments arranged by Michael Cohen – which Cohen claims were at Trump’s direction – has come to an end....
2019-07-17 21:30

Google Officially Closes Its Chinese Search Engine Project: Report Google's controversial China search engine project, named Dragonfly, has been terminated and employees working on it have been reportedly reassigned....
2019-07-17 21:30

Redmi K20 vs Redmi K20 Pro: What's Different? Xiaomi has launched the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro in India, and we take a look at all the differences with respect to price and specifications between the two phones....
2019-07-17 21:30

Vivo V1916A With 5G Support, 44W Fast Charger Surfaces Online Vivo V1916A clears 3C certification, could launch soon in China. It is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC and sport a 44W Charger...
2019-07-17 21:30

A.P. Bio has been revived for NBCUniversal's streaming service Most of the time the world can seem like one big dumpster heap, but not today, friends—no, not today. For today we celebrate the revival of A.P. Bio, which was picked up, dusted off, and cozily embraced by the powers-that-be at NBC. More specifically...
2019-07-17 21:45

Cowardly Cats featurette refuses to show us the damn cat people The first trailer for Cats, Tom Hooper’s film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musical, arrives on an internet near you this Friday. Unfortunately, you’ll have to wait until then to see what all these famous people will look like in cat fo...
2019-07-17 21:45

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries ...
2019-07-17 21:45

|RamaphosaworriedaboutretrenchmentsinSA President Cyril Ramaphosa said that Cabinet was concerned at reports of a go-slow at the ports, particularly in the Eastern Cape where operations nearly ground to a halt....
2019-07-17 22:15

Feds end probe of hush money that Trump lawyer Cohen directed to Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal Federal Judge William Pauley wrote in a court filing made public Wednesday that materials related to a campaign finance probe of Cohen should be unsealed — and denied a request from the prosecutors to keep certain portions blacked out....
2019-07-17 22:15

Democrat tries to take down McConnell by accusing him of getting in Trump's way Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath aims to defeat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by accusing him of obstructing Trump's "drain the swamp" agenda....
2019-07-17 22:15

Hummus recalled over possible Listeria contamination A hummus company is recalling nearly 100 varieties of its popular spread — over concerns that they have been contaminated with Listeria, the company said this week. Pita Pal Food, based in Houston, is wiping various products made between May 30...
2019-07-17 22:15

Princess Di reincarnated? TV host claims his son has iconic royal’s soul Even someone who believes in reincarnation couldn’t hope for this sort of cosmic luck. Billy Campbell, the 4-year-old son of Australian TV host David Campbell, tells his parents he has the soul of philanthropist and beloved global figure Princess Dia...
2019-07-17 22:15

U.S. overdose deaths post annual drop for first time in two decades U.S. overdose deaths dropped last year for the first time in nearly two decades, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday, in a sign that a nationwide epidemic of drug-related deaths is abating....
2019-07-17 22:15

British Open 2019: Round 1 tee times, pairings, how to watch Round 1 of the 148th British Open tees off Thursday morning. Here's everything you need to catch Woods, Mickelson and more on TV and streaming online.       ...
2019-07-17 22:30

Remembering the careers of the 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame inductees USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale breaks down the prominent careers of the 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame class.       ...
2019-07-17 22:30

Alabama QB says Tide learned 'many lessons' from title loss Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa says Crimson Tide learned 'many lessons' after pummeling in title game       ...
2019-07-17 22:30

A type of antibiotics can cause hearing loss - and now we know why Aminoglycoside antibiotics can save lives, but the drugs can also cause hearing loss because of the toxic effect they have on sensory cells in the ear...
2019-07-17 22:45

A drastic plan might prevent catastrophic Antarctic ice sheet collapse Pumping huge volumes of ocean water onto the West Antarctic ice sheet may stop it collapsing and causing a dramatic sea level rise that would threaten New York...
2019-07-17 22:45

'Stand up if you hate the kit!' - Huddersfield fans vent their fury at Paddy Power logo "Huddersfield unveiled a striking new home strip on Wednesday and played in it for the first time in a pre-season friendly at Rochdale - but it\u0027s fair to say it hasn\u0027t gone down well with supporters."...
2019-07-17 22:45

EBay beats second-quarter revenue estimates EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Wednesday, as a multi-year effort to make its platforms easier to use attracted more customers....
2019-07-17 22:45

Netflix adds fewer-than-expected subscribers in second quarter Netflix Inc added fewer paid subscribers than expected in the second quarter as the video streaming pioneer raised prices in some of its major markets, including the United States....
2019-07-17 22:45

Here's What You'll Face When You Try to Invade Area 51 This week, the internet is going crazy with talk of a mass People’s Invasion of Area 51. More than one million people have signed up on Facebook to breach the gates of the most famous top secret government facility in the world. The event, which spra...
2019-07-17 22:45

Perv accused of 4 separate sex attacks in the Bronx A pervert forced himself on four young women, mostly teenagers, in separate incidents throughout the Bronx, becoming increasingly violent with each attack, police said Wednesday. The creep first struck around 1 p.m. March 24, near Hatting Place and P...
2019-07-17 23:00

Off-duty correction officer stabbed while trying to break up bar brawl A city correction officer was stabbed while trying to break up a brawl between a bouncer and a pair of unruly customers at a Brooklyn bar, law enforcement sources and officials said Wednesday. Jaheem Smith, 41, was off-duty and at Angry Wade’s ...
2019-07-17 23:00

Alyssa Milano faces backlash for supporting a Marianne Williamson fundraiser: ‘I know. I know.’ The "Charmed" actress defended her decision to help raise money for the controversial Democratic candidate, saying Williamson is addressing the "soulful ache of the nation."...
2019-07-17 23:00

Parts of South Asia are becoming unlivable Almost six million people are under threat from rising flood waters across South Asia, where hundreds of thousands of people have already been displaced as a result of heavy monsoon rains....
2019-07-17 23:00

Atlantic preview: Welcome to Clemson's world Can anyone give Clemson a scare? Will Florida State turn things around? What are the expectations for Scott Satterfield at Louisville? We dig into these questions and more in our ACC Atlantic team previews....
2019-07-17 23:15

Athletes join in on the FaceApp #AgeChallenge The #AgeChallenge went viral today, and it's no surprise your favorite athletes joined in. Take a glimpse into the future with a few of our favorites....
2019-07-17 23:15

iOS and iPadOS 13 beta 4 signals death of 3D Touch, rise of Context Menu Pressure-sensitive screens once were iPhone selling points, but their key benefit -- Context Menus -- ha been fine-tuned into good enough replacements.Read More...
2019-07-17 23:30

Trading Bonds: Watch Futures (price) or Yields? When it comes to the bond market, Jordan Kotick is a "pro's pro" -- a trader, economist and President of the Market Technicians Association. He says, "Watch Price or Yields?" is a question he hears repeatedly. Watch and listen to his answer to that q...
2019-07-17 23:30

Sen. Rand Paul Blocks Bipartisan Bill to Make Sure Sept. 11 Victims’ Fund Never Runs Out of Money (WASHINGTON) — A Republican senator has blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul questions the bill’s 70-year time frame and n...
2019-07-17 23:45

The Greatest Leap, part 2: The 50/50 bet that won the Space Race for America Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. By the summer of 1968, a sense of deep unease had engulfed the American republic. Early in the year, the Tet Offensive smashed any lingeri...
2019-07-18 00:00

Disneyland experiencing shortest lines in decades Wednesday is the 64th anniversary of Disneyland, but you’re the one that gets the present: in addition to today’s planned “Happiest March on Earth” — with more marches planned this week — you can experience insanely short wait times, and ...
2019-07-18 00:00

Nantucket prosecutors drop case against Kevin Spacey Prosecutors in Massachusetts have dropped a case against actor Kevin Spacey in which he was accused of groping an 18-year-old man in a Nantucket bar in 2016....
2019-07-18 00:00

RNC, ripping 'deafening silence' over desecrations, sends 73 American flags to top Dems The Republican National Committee is sending a not-so-subtle message to dozens of Democratic officials -- including presidential candidates and congressional leaders -- in a stated attempt to remind them of how blessed they are to live in the United ...
2019-07-18 00:15

Jesse Jackson urges Trump to pardon former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich The Rev. Jesse Jackson sent a personal appeal to President Trump last Friday, asking him to pardon the imprisoned former governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich....
2019-07-18 00:15

How the Area 51 Raid Meme Became the Biggest Joke in the Galaxy People organize events on Facebook all the time. But rarely do 1.5 million RSVP to attend. Yet that’s what happened when three pseudonymous users created an event to “storm Area 51,” the secretive military base in southern Nevada th...
2019-07-18 00:30

The Woman Who Discovered the Cause of Global Warming Was Long Overlooked. Her Story Is a Reminder to Champion All Women Leading on Climate Eunice Newton Foote rarely gets the credit she’s due. The American scientist, who was born exactly 200 years ago on Wednesday, was the first woman in climate science. It was back in 1856 that Foote theorized that changes in carbon dioxide in th...
2019-07-18 00:30

Hulu will add NASA TV to its lineup of live channels Just ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, you'll have another way to tune into NASA TV's live stream. Hulu will carry the feed on its live TV service as of July 19th, and a selection of video-on-demand material will ...
2019-07-18 00:45

Netflix Q2 report points to price hikes for lower than expected growth Netflix just released its financial results for the second quarter of 2019 (PDF), and a number that jumps out is that its service grew by 2.7 million subscribers. That's a problem for shareholders because in its last report, the company predicte...
2019-07-18 00:45

Apple renews ‘Carpool Karaoke’ for a third season America's road trip with James Corden and his celebrity guests isn't over yet. Apple has renewed the CBS-produced Carpool Karaoke for a third season, reported Variety. The short-form singalong show was the tech giant's first original s...
2019-07-18 00:45

Cloud growth fuels IBM profit beat International Business Machines Corp beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, propped up by recurring growth in its high-margin cloud business....
2019-07-18 00:45

Netflix shares plunge as global growth falls short, U.S. customers shrink Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it lost U.S. streaming customers for the first time in eight years and missed targets for new subscribers overseas, an announcement that jarred investors ahead of looming competition....
2019-07-18 00:45

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....
2019-07-18 00:45

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins recalls drinking coffee during 'lonely' Moon landing orbit Michael Collins may not be a household name like his fellow Apollo 11 crewmembers Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, but he played a pivotal role in the success of the epic mission....
2019-07-18 01:15

Hate Thy Neighbor: Man Allegedly Sent Hallmark Cards Threatening to Shoot ‘Minorities’ Who Move Into His Neighborhood Authorities charged a California man with hate crimes upon finding a cache of weapons and ammunition in his home, after he was accused of sending threatening greeting cards to his non-white neighbors....
2019-07-18 01:15

Poll Finds Trump’s Racist Dog Whistle Works With Racists; Republican Support Increases After Racist Tweets Well, it looks like President Trump’s racist tweet targeting the fab four freshmen congresswomen is working; not only has he distracted the public from his relationship with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, his Republican base has heard the call ...
2019-07-18 01:15

With a New Amendment, New York State Quietly Joins California in Fighting Hair Discrimination New York City passed amendments to ban hair discrimination in February, but now the state has followed suit, lending its legislative weight to the ongoing conversation around hair bias. Prompted by the CROWN Act (SB 188), proposed by Sen. Holly J. Mi...
2019-07-18 01:15

On 5th Anniversary of Eric Garner’s Death, Protesters Will Take to New York City’s Streets Once More On the fifth anniversary of Eric Garner’s death, New Yorkers will once again return to the streets in protest—this time, at the forefront of their minds will be the Department of Justice’s recent decision not to pursue civil rights charges against th...
2019-07-18 01:15

Over 20 arrests made in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
2019-07-18 01:15

'We are fighting for justice': Protesters call for firing of NYPD officers at 'We are Eric Garner' rally Hundreds of youth organizers will march through Foley Square in New York City, calling for NYPD officers involved in Eric Garner's death to be fired.        ...
2019-07-18 01:15

Democratic-controlled House kills articles of impeachment against Trump The House voted to kill a measure seeking to impeach President Donald Trump – the first vote on such a measure since Democrats took the majority and since the release of former special counsel Robert Mueller's report.    &#...
2019-07-18 01:15

College applications can add up to thousands of dollars. Here's how to save As college costs rise, some students apply to a laundry list of schools to increase their odds of getting into one they can afford. Yet doing so can leave families with another large tab....
2019-07-18 01:15

Elon Musk's sister, Tosca Musk, runs a Netflix-like streaming service for romance novels turned into movies Film Courage/YouTube Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, has two entrepreneurial siblings named Kimbal and Tosca who have also founded their own companies. Tosca Musk is the cofounder and CEO of a streaming service called Passionflix that ho...
2019-07-18 01:15

The best bread machines you can buy Making bread isn't just for master bakers when you have a bread machine. The Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso Breadmaker is the best bread machine you can buy to make delicious bread at home. It has 13 pre-programmed settings, handles gluten-free re...
2019-07-18 01:15

Millennials won’t let go of children’s toys and films – and kids are paying the price | Emily Beecher From Toy Story 4 to the David Bowie Barbie, marketers are rehashing old favourites in place of creating anything newLast week Mattel announced the launch of a Ziggy Stardust-inspired Barbie. Yet the number of seven-year-olds saving up their weekly po...
2019-07-18 01:15

Hossein Ensan sees off 8,568 rivals to claim $10m at World Series of Poker German player wins after 11-day competition in Las Vegas55-year-old is first non-US champion since 2014Germany’s Hossein Ensan outlasted Italy’s Dario Sammartino and Canada’s Alex Livingston to claim the $10m title early on Wednesday at the 50th Worl...
2019-07-18 01:15

D.C. United needs to make its points on the road after stumbling at home United, coming off four draws in its past five home dates and in a 1-2-6 overall rut, will need to aim higher than normal on the road over the next 10 days at Cincinnati, Atlanta and Chicago....
2019-07-18 01:30

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' draws life sentence in US prison While expressing no remorse, Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison....
2019-07-18 01:30

Here's why foreign purchases of US homes are declining, according to real estate pro Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" to discuss why foreign buyers for U.S. homes are declining....
2019-07-18 01:30

U.S. House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
2019-07-18 01:30

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
2019-07-18 01:30

BNY Mellon vows to stem billions in outflows from index products BNY Mellon Corp's push to reinvigorate its money management business has yet to stem a continuous outflow of client cash from its $322 billion complex of index-based investment products....
2019-07-18 01:30

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold 2 may launch in 2020, even with the original still MIA Samsung’s first foldable smartphone is starting to feel like the Bigfoot of tech. There are all these reports claiming that people have seen it! It exists! And there are photos of it in the wild! Awareness of the mythical creature is surprising...
2019-07-18 01:30

Despite massive earnings, Netflix is struggling to attract new subscribers Netflix released its earnings report for the June quarter and posted EPS of $0.60, a solid beat over initial estimates of $0.56. Revenue came in exactly where analysts expected, with the streaming giant generating $4.92 billion in revenue for the qua...
2019-07-18 01:30

iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 developer beta 4 are now available to download The fast and furious pace of iOS beta releases continues unabated this week with the rollout of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 developer beta 4. We’re hopeful that this release is less problematic than the last, as Apple ended up mysteriously delaying th...
2019-07-18 01:30

Israeli forces arrest 'travel agents' accused of operating Hamas money laundering ring The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced Wednesday that they had arrested three Hamas operatives who posed as travel agents in order to operate a money-laundering ring....
2019-07-18 01:45

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since January. ...
2019-07-18 01:45

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divisions....
2019-07-18 01:45

Kevin Durant spotted for first time since shocking Nets signing Kevin Durant is still on his scooter. Durant was spotted in public for the first time since sending shockwaves through the NBA by signing with the Brooklyn Nets, using a scooter outside a SoHo hotel as he recovers from Achilles surgery. The 30-year-o...
2019-07-18 01:45

David Price: Dennis Eckersley ‘needs attention’ as plane saga escalates Two years later, the David Price-Dennis Eckersley airplane saga lives on. After Eckersley said in a recent Boston Globe profile that he didn’t plan on seeing or talking to Price after the Red Sox pitcher confronted the longtime NESN analyst ove...
2019-07-18 01:45

Baker Mayfield’s defense of Odell Beckham tears down Giants and their fans As if Odell Beckham Jr. can’t talk himself into enough controversies. Baker Mayfield offered a defense of Beckham during an in-depth ESPN piece on the Browns quarterback, and in doing so, appeared to take a dig at the Giants franchise as well a...
2019-07-18 01:45

Why Mike Anderson thinks Bobby Portis is a great fit for Knicks Mike Anderson has a message for the Knicks and their fans. You’re going to love Bobby Portis. “He’ll be the first one in the gym and the last one [to leave]. Fans of the Knicks will really have a great appreciation for how hard he works,” the new St....
2019-07-18 01:45

Sara Innamorato Says the Overton Window Is Already Moving The left-wing freshman Democrats who garner so much attention in Congress have a counterpart in the Pennsylvania statehouse—a group of young, progressive women who swept to victory in last year’s elections, upending the state’s political conventional...
2019-07-18 01:45

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt over census documents The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. census....
2019-07-18 02:15

Microsoft's latest holoportation demo shows off its mixed reality, AI, translation technologies Microsoft continues to plug away at making holoportation possible and is showing off how it might work using currently available Microsoft services and technologies....
2019-07-18 02:15

The NBA's Supermax Is Doing What It Was Supposed To The provisions of a collective bargaining agreement can be tricky things. After all, by definition they’re negotiated and agreed upon by parties with different and largely opposed interests, who will want different and often directly conflicting thin...
2019-07-18 02:15

Essex, Conn.: A Small Town Where History Lives On Almost any holiday is an excuse for a parade in this Colonial-era river town — even Burning of the Ships Day, commemorating a British attack in 1814....
2019-07-18 02:15

MG ZS EV 2019 review Cheap, spacious and all-round endearing electric version of MG's ZS soft-roader arrives as demand for battery models begins to accelerate and as the government drops benefit-in-kind tax for electric business cars Just lately, MG has been making hab...
2019-07-18 02:30

‘Chapowear’ featuring notorious druglord debuts in Mexico El Chapo may have just been relegated to wearing drab prison duds for life but, back at home, he’s a fashion icon. The exclusive “El Chapo 701” line dropped this week at the Intermoda fashion show in Guadalajara, featuring T-shirts, sweat...
2019-07-18 02:30

Chuck Schumer Calls for FBI to Investigate FaceApp Amid Surge in Popularity People online might be having fun making themselves look older with FaceApp, but Sen. Chuck Schumer has spoken out about his concerns with how the trending app uses data. FaceApp has gained a recent spike in popularity as celebrities and online influ...
2019-07-18 02:30

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color, in a vote that provided an early snapshot of just how divided Democrat...
2019-07-18 02:30

Here’s Who Qualified for the Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates CNN is starting to set the stage for the second round of 2020 Democratic primary debates it is hosting over two nights at the end of July. The Democratic National Committee announced the list of candidates who qualified for the second run of debates ...
2019-07-18 02:30

Obama Praises Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens for ‘Fidelity to Our Highest Ideals’ Former President Barack Obama has praised retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tuesday, saying that the late jurist “heard cases with a level of grace, humility and fidelity to our highest ideals that we should hope all our...
2019-07-18 02:30

On the Second Try, Both Found a Partner in Business and for Life She was 11 years younger when they met. As years passed, and after each of their marriages ended, they rediscovered the spark between them. They’ve been married 28 years....
2019-07-18 02:45

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother Libyan authorities have extradited the brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people outside a Manchester concert. British authorities believe he may have had prior knowledge of the deadly terror attack....
2019-07-18 03:15

German poker pro Hossein Esnan wins World Series main event In a high-stakes head-to-head between two European rivals, Hossein Esnan has come out victorious with the $10 million grand prize in Las Vegas. He said if it weren't for good cards and a bit of luck, he'd be runner-up....
2019-07-18 03:15

Autonomous cars: When will our cars finally really drive us? For years we have been talking about autonomous, self-driving vehicles. Yet we don't see them on the streets. But be patient, even if you can't see them, something is happening....
2019-07-18 03:15

Mets Bullpen Shows Signs of Life in 2-Game Sweep of the Twins The Mets’ beleaguered relievers stifled Minnesota over two days, but the victories came with bad news: An injury to Zack Wheeler, a potential trade asset....
2019-07-18 03:15

Clemson, Alabama players get trash talk rolling at dueling media days Alabama's Dylan Moses fired first by saying Clemson wasn't their toughest opponent. Tigers OL John Simpson responded when word got to him.       ...
2019-07-18 03:30

Crude futures fall after strong build in US stockpiles of products Oil prices fell on Thursday, extending declines into a fourth day, after official data showed U.S. stockpiles of products like gasoline rose sharply last week, suggesting weak demand during the peak driving season....
2019-07-18 03:30

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
2019-07-18 03:30

Kevin Spacey criminal groping case dropped by prosecutors due to accuser's 'unavailability' Kevin Spacey will not face trial on a charge of groping a teen bus boy in 2016. Prosecutors dropped the case due to "unavailability" of the accuser to testify.        ...
2019-07-18 03:30

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visited the Security Council on Wednesday with a simple message from the field that “young people care abo...
2019-07-18 03:30

A heat wave will scorch the central and eastern US this week. Here's how you can stay cool and survive The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for large swathes of the country where temperatures will reach triple digits this week.        ...
2019-07-18 03:45

Protests erupt in New York to mark Eric Garner's death Eric Garner died after an NYPD officer tried to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes. His dying gasp of "I can't breathe" inspired nationwide protests.        ...
2019-07-18 03:45

New Jersey judge who cited alleged rapist's 'good family' in court ruling steps down Superior Court Judge James G. Troiano has drawn an intense backlash over his decision to bar prosecutors from bringing adult charges against the teen.        ...
2019-07-18 03:45

Front-Runner List to Lead IMF Narrows to Eurozone Candidates The list of front-runners to succeed Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund is now focused on four eurozone candidates, according to several senior European officials....
2019-07-18 03:45

CVS Begins Trial for Home-Dialysis Device CVS is making a move into kidney care, launching a clinical trial for a home-dialysis device. The company is working to capitalize on a Trump administration initiative pushing for home procedures....
2019-07-18 03:45

CFO Retirements Climb as Good Times Roll On One in six executives who left the CFO position at a U.S. public company in 2018 did so in order to retire, the highest share in the last 12 years, according to an analysis conducted for The Wall Street Journal....
2019-07-18 03:45

Donald Trump’s ‘divisive comments’ have no place in society, Andrew Scheer says Scheer said he believes people should be free to criticize their governments without having their backgrounds questioned or being told to leave the country....
2019-07-18 03:45

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of sexual harassment and violence against women in Indonesia, in the wake of two recent cases of horrifi...
2019-07-18 04:15

US cuts Turkey from F-35 program after Russian missile deal Last week, Turkey accepted delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, that is said to pose a risk to the NATO alliance as well as Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter jet....
2019-07-18 04:15

UPDATE 1-Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency -source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by banks, in an effort to fight money laundering, a person familiar with the plan said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 05:15

METALS-Nickel strikes 1-yr highs as rally picks up speed Shanghai nickel prices rose more than 4% in early trade on Thursday to a one-year high, extending a rally for the metal into a ninth day as speculators continue to pile into the Shanghai Futures Exchange. Nickel, used to make stainless steel and ...
2019-07-18 05:15

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-18 05:15

Australian property firm Lendlease lands $15 bln mega deal with Google Construction firm Lendlease Group on Thursday said it has secured a contract from Alphabet Inc's Google to jointly undertake development of properties worth $15 billion in California....
2019-07-18 05:15

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until September as the U.S. Treasury juggles several other pressing issues, the housing regulator told Reuters....
2019-07-18 05:15

UPDATE 2-Brazil eyes stimulus package to mark 200 days of Bolsonaro's government Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday his government will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging growth, confirming earlier media reports, in an effort to mark the first 200 days of his administration....
2019-07-18 05:15

Trump rips into 2020 Dems at rally, calls Biden not ‘mentally prepared’ President Trump skewered the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls at a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night — claiming Joe Biden is not “mentally prepared” for the presidency. Trump told an energized crowd tha...
2019-07-18 05:15

Wasp spray used as meth alternative in West Virginia: cops West Virginia police say some folks have been using anti-wasp spray — to get a methamphetamine-like high. At least three people overdosed last week because they used the insect repellent to make synthetic meth, state police said Monday. “...
2019-07-18 05:15

9-year-old California girl dies from electrocution in pool A 9-year-old California girl died when she was electrocuted while swimming in her family’s pool, according to reports. McKenzie Kinley was tragically zapped Sunday afternoon by a wire attached to one of the underwater pool lights under repair, ...
2019-07-18 05:15

Judge who said teen rape suspect was ‘from a good family’ steps down The New Jersey judge who refused to try a 16-year-old boy who was accused of rape as an adult — because he comes from a “good family” — has decided to step down, according to officials. The state Supreme Court granted Judge Ja...
2019-07-18 05:15

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
2019-07-18 05:30

Plasma donations needed amid nationwide shortage (WBAL) A Baltimore-area mother is pleading for more plasma donors to come forward. A nationwide shortage has people living with immunodeficiency on edge. “People don’t know the diagnosis and therefore they don’t understand the treat...
2019-07-18 05:30

Tiny house living (WAVE) Paul and Katie Wheatley have enjoyed their 2,100-square-foot house for the past few years, welcoming foreign exchange students to live in their Kentucky home. Five or six years ago, Paul and Katie talked about downsizing—may be transitioning i...
2019-07-18 05:30

UK's Johnson declines to comment on plan to facilitate a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, favorite to be the next British prime minister, on Wednesday refused to say whether he would seek to shut Parliament to facilitate a no-deal Brexit but agreed such a plan could be convenient for him....
2019-07-18 05:45

Ukraine says transport organizer of missile that shot down MH-17 plane in jail Ukraine said on Wednesday a rebel who organized the trailer carrying the missile that shot down a Malaysian airliner in 2014 had been captured two years ago and was now serving a sentence in Ukraine....
2019-07-18 05:45

Five years on, flight MH17 families call for justice Family members of those aboard the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 called on Wednesday for those responsible to be brought to justice, as they marked the fifth anniversary of the tragedy....
2019-07-18 05:45

UK PM May pays tribute to Gibraltar's efforts in detaining Grace 1 tanker British Prime Minister Theresa May thanked Gibraltar's Chief Minister for upholding European Union sanctions against Syria by detaining an oil tanker, her office said on Wednesday, adding its independent legal process should be respected....
2019-07-18 05:45

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas secretly selling NY estate Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas are in talks to sell their Westchester estate to Aussie cardboard billionaire Anthony Pratt, of Pratt Industries. The power couple bought it for around $11.25 million in 2014 and are in contract to sell it for...
2019-07-18 05:45

‘RHONY’s Barbara Kavovit renting out foreclosure-threatened Hamptons home You can now rent the home of a Real Housewife— but it’s reportedly on the verge of foreclosure. Barbara Kavovit, a contractor who’s new to the “Real Housewives of New York City” cast, is offering up her Hamptons home in Wainscott for $130,000 f...
2019-07-18 05:45

County transforming detention facility into migrant shelter TUCSON – Construction workers have already started working to transform part of the Juvenile Justice Complex into a temporary migrant shelter. Catholic Community Services along with the county, hope to get the facility up and running as a tempo...
2019-07-18 06:15

Netflix Is Bringing a Cheaper Mobile-Only Plan to India Netflix will roll out a lower-priced mobile-only plan in India, tapping into a price-sensitive market where data consumption on smartphones is surging....
2019-07-18 06:45

Suits Season 9 to Premiere Today on Colors Infinity in India The ninth and final season of Suits will premiere Thursday at 12pm IST on Colors Infinity and Colors Infinity HD in India, several hours after it airs in the US....
2019-07-18 06:45

Several dead in Japan animation studio fire: NHK Several people have died in a fire at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyodo on Thursday and authorities are investigating a possible arson attack, public broadcaster NHK reported, citing the police....
2019-07-18 06:45

Organized crime outpaces authorities in Southeast Asia, U.N. says Transnational crime syndicates are growing more powerful in Southeast Asia and raking in profit by exploiting rampant corruption, weak law enforcement and lax border controls, the United Nations said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 06:45

Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 after the alleged victim refused to testify....
2019-07-18 07:15

Morning News Call - India, July 18 To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_07182019.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: http://solutions.re...
2019-07-18 07:15

After Netflix’s Prices Go Up, Its U.S. Subscriptions Go Down The drop in the second quarter was the first in 12 years of streaming. And while the company added 2.7 million customers worldwide, Wall Street had expected five million....
2019-07-18 07:15

Best books of the year so far: USA TODAY's best-reviewed titles of 2019 There's no shortage of good books to read, no matter your taste. Literary fiction, YA, rom-coms -- we've got it all in our roundup of the best of 2019.        ...
2019-07-18 07:30

Former Magic: The Gathering Pro Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges Conley Woods, a former Magic: The Gathering Pro and contributor to the game’s official website, has been arrested in Santa Fe on charges of “criminal sexual penetration, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and other crimes”....
2019-07-18 07:45

Get To The Orange Door Is Basically 1980s Titanfall 2 When it comes to first person shooters, my preferred style is super fast and acrobatic. As much as I love throwbacks like Amid Evil, I’ve been wanting something that feels like Titanfall 2. Get To The Orange Door is an early access shooter with a 198...
2019-07-18 07:45

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Just Got A Completely Bananas Backstory PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the 2017 Early Access hit that kicked off gaming’s battle royale craze, has never really had a backstory. Why bother? The appeal was immediate: You’re thrown from a plane with 99 other people onto an island full of weap...
2019-07-18 07:45

Microsoft Surface Pro 7: what we want to see Microsoft has been consistently designing some of the best Windows tablets and 2-in-1 laptops for years with its Surface lineup. When the Surface Pro 6 launched however, back in October 2018, there were relatively few improvements over the 2017 model...
2019-07-18 07:45

US allies Afghanistan and Pakistan keep shooting at each other As the U.S. continues to pursue peace talks in Afghanistan, the Pentagon is worried that the Afghan government and Pakistan, both U.S. allies, will distract from that goal as they continue to skirmish along their shared border....
2019-07-18 07:45

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
2019-07-18 07:45

Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Updated With New Features, More Powerful Engine The GLC43 coupe and SUV get a AMG-specific radiator grille and new distinctive headlamps. The AMG-specific grille with its vertical chrome fins add to the look while the styled LED high-performance......
2019-07-18 08:15

Gwendoline Christie Submitted Herself for an Emmy and Game of Thrones Fans Are Bowing Down Game of Thrones broke the record for most Emmy nominations for any show in a single year on Tuesday by picking up 32 nods for its eighth and final season. But without the help of Gwendoline Christie, who submitted herself for consideration in the Sup...
2019-07-18 08:15

Inside Trump's DC hotel, where allies and lobbyists flock to peddle their interests Fossil fuel interests, pro-gun groups, foreign delegations and all manner of allies visit the Trump International Hotel to cozy up to the administration, say watchdogsOn 25 July, the conservative Heartland Institute is slated to host a one-day meetin...
2019-07-18 08:15

The haunted hotel: inside the former brothel serving nightmare fetishists The Black Monarch is the newest addition to a thriving haunted hotel industry that has become big business in ColoradoAn enormous growling wolf is the first of many horrors to greet visitors entering the Black Monarch Hotel in Victor, Colorado.Locate...
2019-07-18 08:15

US Senator Asks FBI to Probe FaceApp Over Security Concerns US Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in......
2019-07-18 08:30

#TrumpRally Erupts in Raucous Chants of ‘Send Her Back’ as Trump Goes After Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar Donald Trump ramped up his efforts Wednesday night to demonize the four progressive, freshman congresswomen informally known as “the Squad,” reveling in a raucous crowd’s chants of “Send her back! Send her back!” in reference to his latest target, Re...
2019-07-18 08:30

Royals send struggling White Sox to sixth straight loss Danny Duffy pitched a strong six innings and ended a nine-start winless streak, and Jorge Soler and Nicky Lopez hit back-to-back RBI singles twice as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-5       ...
2019-07-18 08:30

Stocks wobble on trade, earnings unease; U.S. Treasury yields fall Asian shares edged lower on Thursday as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, which helped underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Treasuries....
2019-07-18 08:45

Japanese official says negotiators working hard on U.S.-Japan trade deal U.S. and Japanese officials are working hard to reach agreement on a bilateral trade agreement, a senior Japanese official told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he was looking forward to news on the deal in the near future....
2019-07-18 08:45

Apollo 11's 50th anniversary: 5 great moon movies to celebrate humanity's great achievement There's no better way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the epic Apollo 11 moon landing than through film. Here are five fitting tributes.        ...
2019-07-18 08:45

Trailer debut: Chris Evans is a secret agent in Netflix's 'The Red Sea Diving Resort' Chris Evans stars alongside Michael Kenneth Williams, Greg Kinnear and Ben Kingsley in the Netflix action movie "The Red Sea Diving Resort."        ...
2019-07-18 08:45

'Hobbs and Shaw' premiere halted after electrical sparks cause alarm; Rock reassures crowd The gala premiere for "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" was halted Saturday after electrical sparks in the audience, causing minor panic.        ...
2019-07-18 08:45

'Welcome to Good Burger': Kel Mitchell shows off Good Burger pop-up restaurant Take a bite of a good burger as part of an immersive Good Burger pop-up restaurant that’s taking Los Angeles back to the '90s.        ...
2019-07-18 08:45

Queer Eye's Tan and Karamo Jokingly Kiss After Jonathan and Antoni's Fake Romance Watch out, Jvntoni! There's a new couple in town! Remember how Jonathan Van Ness and Antoni Porowski jokingly sparked relationship rumors with a Fourth of July kiss? Well, Tan France......
2019-07-18 08:45

Gretchen Rossi Reveals First Photos of Baby Skylar a Week After Birth Baby Skylar Gray Smiley is ready to make her big debut! Real Housewives of Orange County alum Gretchen Rossi is finally revealing the most adorable photos of her newborn daughter a week......
2019-07-18 08:45

Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss Under Investigation Over Domestic Violence Allegations Mike Fleiss, the creator of The Bachelor, is under investigation by police. As E! News reported earlier today, the producer's pregnant wife, Laura Fleiss, was granted a temporary......
2019-07-18 08:45

Malaysia's Anwar says he has support to become PM, decries sex tape 'gutter politics' Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim, jailed twice for what he says were trumped-up sodomy charges, said on Thursday he has the support needed to become prime minister and denied calling for a potential challenger to resign over a new gay sex scandal....
2019-07-18 09:15

Outrageous to suspend parliament in October over no-deal Brexit: minister It would be outrageous for parliament to be suspended in October ahead of a potential no-deal Brexit, a possible tactic by Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as Prime Minister, Britain's justice minister said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 09:15

Police need intercept tools as mobile networks develop: Europol European law enforcement agencies set to lose the ability to tap criminals' mobile devices with the launch of 5G technology must be brought into discussions earlier when communications networks are modernized, the new head of Europol told Reuters....
2019-07-18 09:15

Gallup poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C. A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go against the wishes of most who live in the district....
2019-07-18 09:15

Prosecutors end inquiry into 'hush money' payments by ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen Federal prosecutors have ended an investigation into accusations the Trump Organization paid hush money to silence women who claimed sexual affairs, and documents from the inquiry will soon be made public....
2019-07-18 09:15

A day in the life of the River Thames: 24 hours spent on its waters London's river is home to everything from seals to seahorses and the nation's busiest lifeboat service. Frankie McCoy hitches a ride along the Thames to delve into its depths...
2019-07-18 09:30

How Republicans defended Trump’s tweets: Avoidance, semantics and whataboutism In the days after President Trump’s tweets targeting minority congresswomen, many congressional Republicans defended the remarks or pointed the finger at Democrats for the heated rhetoric....
2019-07-18 09:30

Stocks wobble on trade, earnings anxiety; U.S. Treasury yields fall Asian share markets faltered on Thursday as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, which helped underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Treasuries....
2019-07-18 09:45

Anglo American's second-quarter output rises 2%, Minas Rio ramps up Anglo American on Thursday said the ramp-up of iron ore at Minas Rio in Brazil and higher volumes of coking coal had offset reduced diamond production, raising second-quarter output by 2% and keeping the company on track to meet its 2019 targets....
2019-07-18 09:45

El Chapo is already on his way to supermax prison Don’t let the door hit you on the way out, Shorty. The feds wasted no time in getting rid of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman — tossing the Mexican druglord into a helicopter to start his journey to the supermax prison in Colorado al...
2019-07-18 10:15

‘Murder-for-hire’ cop Valerie Cincinelli must undergo psych exam A judge wants the NYPD officer accused of plotting to murder her estranged hubby — as well as her boyfriend’s teen daughter — to undergo a psychological examination to see if she’s fit to stand trial. Long Island federal Judge...
2019-07-18 10:15

Canal Street counterfeiters raided by NYC Sheriff’s Officers Canal Street’s notorious knock-off vendors are up to their old tricks. At least four people were busted and approximately half a million dollars in fake merchandise seized Wednesday afternoon by NYC Sheriff’s Officers during a series of r...
2019-07-18 10:15

City worker sentenced for stealing over $300K to put hex on her ex A former city Human Resources Administration employee who admitted to stealing more than $300,000 intended for needy New Yorkers — using a portion of the funds to arrange a “supernatural curse” to be placed on her ex-boyfriend — has been sentenced to...
2019-07-18 10:15

The Louvre Removed the Name of OxyContin-Linked Sackler Family From Its Walls The Louvre in Paris removed mentions of the Sackler family on Wednesday, becoming one of the first major museums to drop the name of the philanthropic family that also produces the powerful and addictive painkiller OxyContin. The museum’s colle...
2019-07-18 10:15

'AGT': Sophie Pecora, 15, wins Golden Buzzer from Brad Paisley with personal bullying song Tuesday’s episode kicked off the first round of Judge Cuts, where 18 acts competed for only seven spots advancing to the lives shows in August.        ...
2019-07-18 10:15

Emmy snubs: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Emma Stone left out of nominations Plenty of A-listers were shut out of Tuesday's Emmy nominations, while "Game of Thrones" and "Barry" predictably dominated.        ...
2019-07-18 10:15

'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown fires back at castoff Luke Parker in heated Twitter spat Hannah Brown and Luke Parker got in a heated Twitter argument Monday night after Brown eliminated him from "The Bachelorette" over his views on sex.        ...
2019-07-18 10:15

Ariel Winter dishes on trolls, why she left UCLA: 'I don't know what it is about me' Ariel Winter spills all, from body-shamers and her struggles to balance college and acting to what it's like to move on from "Modern Family."        ...
2019-07-18 10:15

Rip Torn, Emmy-winning actor dies at age 88 Rip Torn, an Emmy-winning actor who had a decades-long acting in theater, film and television, died July 9, 2019 in Lakeville, Conn. He was 88.        ...
2019-07-18 10:15

'Love Island': Meet the new dating show's first batch of singles Get to know the vital statistics (name, age, residence and occupation, of course) of CBS' 'Love Island' contestants in a series of revealing photos.        ...
2019-07-18 10:15

China will not use its Treasury holdings as a weapon against the US, says expert China has other "weapons" in its trade battle with U.S. and selling off Treasurys will not be one of them, says Lowy Institute's Richard McGregor....
2019-07-18 10:30

As Zara Announces Its Latest Sustainability Goals, Three Of Its Design Team Weigh In On Going Slower & Creating Responsibly Three of Zara's women’s designers – Bea Padin, Simon Psaric, and Eva Vidal – weigh in on the importance of sustainability and what they’re doing to achieve those goals...
2019-07-18 10:45

ACC media days wrap with always-uncertain Coastal Division The Atlantic Coast Conference concludes its preseason media days Thursday with a focus on the always unpredictable Coastal Division       ...
2019-07-18 11:00

Steve Kerr says GOP ‘sold its soul’ to Trump, calls on Dems to ‘get this right’ in 2020 Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said the GOP “has sold its soul” to President Trump and called on Democrats to make things “right in 2020.” The former NBA star made the assertion on Twitter on Wednesday night ̵...
2019-07-18 11:15

Johnny Clegg, South African musician who opposed apartheid, dies at 66 Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who fiercely opposed his country's racially discriminatory apartheid policies, died Tuesday at the age of 66.        ...
2019-07-18 11:30

Katy Perry, 34, explains how she's combating aging with 'new-age way of living' Perry described how she balances indulging herself with feeling good in her body, adding that her actor husband Orlando Bloom is also on board.        ...
2019-07-18 11:30

Granger Smith's son saved two lives with organs, mom Amber writes in heart-wrenching post Country music star Granger Smith's wife wrote, "I pray these 2 recipients live healthy, joy filled, full throttle lives just like Riv."        ...
2019-07-18 11:30

Lil Wayne 'having too much fun' to quit Blink-182 tour despite storming offstage Lil Wayne says he will remain on tour with Blink-182 after a show in Virginia where he complained about the audience size and cut his short set.        ...
2019-07-18 11:30

Trade Talks Stuck in Rut Over Huawei Progress toward a U.S.-China trade deal has stalled while the Trump administration determines how to address Beijing’s demands that it ease restrictions on Huawei Technologies....
2019-07-18 11:30

Paper Round: United could run out of time to sign Maguire "Brendan Rodgers warns Manchester United, Arsenal are confident over William Saliba, Everton want two strikers and Neymar could be loaned to Barcelona. It\u0027s Thursday\u0027s Paper Round..."...
2019-07-18 11:45

Here's how the new Corvette Stingray could morph into a 'fire-breathing monster' The eighth generation of the Chevrolet Corvette, referred to by enthusiasts as the C8, will be revealed Thursday night as the 2020 Corvette Stingray.       ...
2019-07-18 11:45

Rise of the 'Wife Guy': Men who post about their partners at the center of a viral trend Elf Wife Guy blocked his wife on Twitter. Fake Wife Guy was a man who posed as his wife, and Curvy Wife Guy Robbie Tripp may have started the trend.       ...
2019-07-18 11:45

EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm , the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
2019-07-18 12:15

Japanese stocks lead decline in Asia amid renewed threat to trade Stocks in Japan were the biggest losers among major markets in the region on Thursday, with the other Asian bourses following suit, amid a renewed threat to trade....
2019-07-18 12:15

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
2019-07-18 12:30

Microsoft will turn an Xbox Live sub into Game Pass Ultimate for $1 Microsoft has been pushing its Xbox Game Pass service recently, adding new features and confirming it will be expanding to PC. Bargain hunters have been in the know about a special offer for the service since it was announced at E3, but now, the comp...
2019-07-18 12:45

|Choosetherightbankaccounttogrowyoursavings An estimated 16 million South Africans have cash in bank savings accounts, but a staggering 40% of people have placed this money in low interest-bearing savings accounts....
2019-07-18 12:45

|WATCH:AsLagardequits,racetoleadIMFstarts International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender. As she heads for the ECB, the race to succeed her at the IMF has already begun....
2019-07-18 12:45

Google pulls 'stalker apps' from Play Store Google has pulled seven apps from the Play Store after allegations they allowed users to stalk unsuspecting victims.The seven apps, all apparently built by the same Russian-based developer, were detected by security firm Avast, which alerted Google t...
2019-07-18 12:45

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapidly aging society....
2019-07-18 13:15

Swimming-Australia in dark over Jack withdrawal from world championships Shayna Jack's shock withdrawal from the swimming world championships in Gwangju remains a mystery to the Australian team, coach Michael Bohl has said....
2019-07-18 13:15

MLB notebook: Angels' Ramirez suspended for plunking Marisnick Los Angeles Angels right-hander Noe Ramirez was suspended for three games Wednesday and fined an undisclosed amount for hitting Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick with a pitch in Tuesday's game....
2019-07-18 13:15

Ferrari make the first pick for F1 Pro Series Debutants Ferrari were given first pick in the Pro Draft for the 2019 Formula One esports series on Wednesday and chose Italian gamer David Tonizza to race for them against the other nine teams....
2019-07-18 13:15

CW's Pandora Is an Embarrassment For the past few years, the CW has been on a hot streak. The network is producing some of the best comic book shows on television and has branched out beyond the DC universe with Riverdale, Charmed, and others. Its latest venture into hard sci-fi, Pa...
2019-07-18 13:30

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a decision that comes nearly a year after the outbreak...
2019-07-18 13:30

Oakland Becomes Third U.S. City to Ban Government Use of Face Recognition Tech On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city, including its police force. It’s the third ban of the tech by a U.S. city since May.Read more......
2019-07-18 13:30

Redskins rookie Bryce Love has always had the same goals: Football, then med school After nearly winning the Heisman Trophy as a junior, Love returned to Stanford and tore his ACL. The decision may have cost him millions, but the running back, who wants to become a doctor, has no regrets....
2019-07-18 13:30

Jaguar's former design chief Callum launches new company Jaguar's former head of design, Ian Callum, 64, says he still has "15 years left of designing" in him. He has set up a company focusing on styling projects inside and outside the automotive world....
2019-07-18 13:30

BMW prepares to pick new CEO as Zipse remains favorite BMW's supervisory board is expected to name manufacturing chief Oliver Zipse as its new CEO after meeting at the automaker's U.S. plant on Thursday....
2019-07-18 13:30

Japanese town celebrates first whale catch of the season As Misako Komiya watched a crew of men in rubber boots peeling skin and blubber off a whale with long knives, she was already planning how to prepare the five kilos (10 lbs) of meat she intended to buy....
2019-07-18 13:30

Coca-Cola HBC to open Costa Coffee outlets in several markets in 2020 Soft drink bottler Coca-Cola HBC AG said on Thursday it will open Costa Coffee outlets in several markets next year, months after Coca-Cola Co bought the cafe chain from Whitbread in a $5.1 billion deal....
2019-07-18 14:30

Exclusive: New leak reveals key Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL specs Google’s Pixel smartphone series has become something of an anomaly in the smartphone market. When it comes to hype, Google’s Pixel phones are always among the most talked-about Android phones when they begin to leak ahead of launch. Pre-...
2019-07-18 14:30

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mars....
2019-07-18 14:30

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 14:30

Ray-Ban Billionaire Makes a Very Eye-Catching  Move Leonardo Del Vecchio is still trying to make a success of the $53 billion Luxottica-Essilor merger. Throwing GrandVision into the mix is a bold bet. ...
2019-07-18 14:30

How the moon landing shaped early video games Some of the earliest video games were influenced by the space race and created using the same computers as NasaOn 20 July 1969, before an estimated television audience of 650 million, a lunar module named Eagle touched down on the moon’s Sea of Tranq...
2019-07-18 14:30

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards told state TV the foreign tanker was smuggling oil through the Persian Gulf. Recent incidents involving vessels in the region have led to escalating tensions between Tehran and the West....
2019-07-18 14:45

Australians who said taxes were 'against God's will' ordered pay up Fanny and Rembertus Beerepoot believed that paying tax amounted to "rebelling against God." A court in Tasmania has ordered the Christian siblings to cough up more than a million Australian dollars each....
2019-07-18 14:45

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak The World Health Organization is calling for international support to help stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from spreading...
2019-07-18 15:15

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi denies involvement in atrocity The brother of the Manchester Arena bomber today denied any involvement with the atrocity as he appeared in court for the first time to face murder and attempted murder charges....
2019-07-18 15:15

New London adverts tell visitors to give money direct to charity instead of rough sleepers Westminster council today unveiled digital adverts at central London stations warning "well intentioned" visitors to give money to charities instead of rough sleepers....
2019-07-18 15:15

Is a Business Class Ticket the Better Deal on International Trips? I’ve only flown first class once, and it was on a short flight where it was hardly worth the upgrade. However, I’ve flown basic economy many times and, since I am a petite woman who packs light and hates flying regardless of what seat I’m in, have fo...
2019-07-18 15:15

Pilot Blamed For Lagoon Crash Where Passengers Swam For Their Lives Pilot error led to an airliner ditching in a Pacific lagoon last year, forcing passengers and crew to swim for their lives, an official crash investigation released Thursday found....
2019-07-18 15:15

Message In A Bottle Found In Australia 50 Years On An Australian boy who discovered a message in a bottle on a remote beach may have a new penpal after the Englishman who dropped it from an Australia-bound ship 50 years ago was tracked down....
2019-07-18 15:15

Lufthansa Plane Evacuated At Belgrade Airport After Bomb Threat Call A Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt was evacuated at Belgrade airport on Thursday after police received a call saying a bomb was on board, the Serbian interior ministry said....
2019-07-18 15:15

Watch: Emiliano Grillo hits hole-in-one at 2019 British Open Argentine golfer Emiliano Grillo made the first hole-in-one of the 2019 British Open on the 13th hole Thursday at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland....
2019-07-18 15:15

Joe Theismann says Redskins' Alex Smith's leg injury 'exactly like mine' Former Super Bowl champion Joe Theismann said the leg injury Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith suffered last season was "exactly" like Theismann's career-ending injury over 30 years ago....
2019-07-18 15:15

Watch: Paul Goldschmidt's late home run helps St. Louis Cardinals beat Pittsburgh Pirates St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt's three-run home run in the seventh inning helped the Cardinals to a 6-5 victory at Busch Stadium on Wednesday....
2019-07-18 15:15

UK may be entering a full-blown recession, budget watchdog says Britain might be entering a full-blown recession and a no-deal Brexit could more than double the country's budget deficit next year, the watchdog for public finances said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 15:30

Wizards planning to reshuffle their coaching staff Washington is in the preliminary stages of a shift that would promote Jarell Christian to a Wizards assistant coach and have Ryan Richman take over the head coaching duties with the G League's Capital City Go-Go....
2019-07-18 15:30

The Science Behind TIME’s New Apollo 11 Moon Landing Augmented Reality Experience TIME this week launched TIME Immersive, a new iPhone and Android app that we’ll use to deliver groundbreaking augmented reality and virtual reality experiences. First up: the TIME Moon Landing experience, the world’s most accurate 3D re-c...
2019-07-18 15:30

British Open tee times, pairings: Full first-round schedule The 2019 British Open kicks off Thursday, and for those stateside hoping to get a peek at golfers working their way through historic Royal Portrush, it’ll be a very early morning. Local hero Darren Clarke will get the honor of teeing off first ...
2019-07-18 15:30

Omar introduces resolution defending boycott of Israel, likens it to boycotts of Nazi Germany, Soviet Union U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar proposed a resolution this week supporting the right to boycott Israel, likening the boycott of the Jewish state to boycotts of Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union....
2019-07-18 15:45

Malnutrition, disease kill at least 139 displaced in Indonesia's Papua - group Thousands of people in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have been displaced by fighting between soldiers and separatists, and at least 139 of them have died from malnutrition and disease, an aid group said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 15:45

Karl Shiels, star of 'Peaky Blinders' and 'Fair City,' dead at 47, reports say Actor Karl Shiels, best known for his role in the TV series "Peaky Blinders" and Irish TV show "Fair City," has died at 47, according to The Sun and RTÉ.        ...
2019-07-18 15:45

After infamous R. Kelly sit-down, Gayle King isn't surprised by his arrest Gayle King, who sat down with R. Kelly for a very memorable interview in March, said his new charges do not come as a shock.        ...
2019-07-18 15:45

Best celebrity photos of July 2019: 'The Lion King,' ESPYs, Prime Day concert and more This July, celebrities attended some of the hottest events across the globe including the world premiere of "The Lion King" and ESPY Awards.        ...
2019-07-18 15:45

Man who threatened to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students gets prison Man authorities say threatened to bomb Harvard University and shoot people who attended black commencement has been sentenced to prison.        ...
2019-07-18 16:01

Los Angeles police officer charged with multiple rapes after DNA links him to cold case A LAPD officer is facing life in prison after an investigation into an accusation of rape led to the discovery of another victim.        ...
2019-07-18 16:01

A prisoner was 'likely innocent' for 25 years, and prosecutors knew the whole time Chester Hollman III, 48, was freed Monday from a state prison in Pennsylvania and a formal dismissal of the charges is expected later this month.        ...
2019-07-18 16:01

All hail London’s urban jungle as it becomes first national park city With impressive biodiversity and ecosystems, London should set a trend for metropolises everywhere as it becomes the first National Park City in the world...
2019-07-18 16:01

Idiot On The Tarp Enjoys Slippin' N Slidin' During Phillies Rain Delay It’s raining all over the East Coast, and as a result, baseball is at a standstill. Fans from Philadelphia to Baltimore to Boston have already been forced to sit through delays on Wednesday night, with most of them likely huddled in the concourses, c...
2019-07-18 16:01