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‘First Kings’ Myths From Around the World: How Do They Compare?

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‘First Kings’ Myths From Around the World: How Do They Compare?

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How does Rose Lavelle's goal compare to other World Cup final classics? The USA midfielder sealed her team’s fourth title with a wonderful strike. Here are a few other classics from down the yearsRose Lavelle, the diminutive USA midfielder, watched the last Women’s World Cup final in a pizza shop. On Sunday she scored on...
2019-07-07 23:30

Video: How does the Mercedes F1 car compare to the Toyota WEC LMP1? The Mercedes W10 Formula 1 car and the World Endurance Championship-leading Toyota TS050 are at the cutting edge of motorsport technology. But how do they compare?...
2019-06-13 19:30

Agent: Kings' Barnes to become unrestricted FA Harrison Barnes will forgo the final year of his $94 million contract with the Kings and enter a marketplace that includes 10 teams with over $20 million in salary-cap space this summer....
2019-06-18 22:45

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 vs the QuietComfort 35 IIs: how do they compare? Over the years, Bose has made a name for itself by creating some of the best noise-canceling headphones on the market; and now the audio brand hopes to continue that legacy with the new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700. They follow on from B...
2019-07-07 17:45

How should you compare personal loans? Don't just look at interest rates When it comes to comparing personal loans, interest rates alone don't tell the whole story. Instead, look at the annual percentage rate.       ...
2019-06-12 15:30

Explainer: How does the situation on the U.S.-Mexico border compare with the past? U.S. President Donald Trump has made immigration a central theme of his administration but has grown increasingly frustrated with the ballooning numbers of mostly Central American families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and turning themselves in to ...
2019-06-07 00:45

LA Kings buy out remainder of contract for D Dion Phaneuf EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have bought out the final two years of defenseman Dion Phaneuf’s contract. The Kings made the move Saturday. The 34-year-old veteran spent 93 games with the Kings, who acquired him in February 201...
2019-06-15 23:00

| Kings land "Greek God" Catrakilis from Harlequins Demetri Catrakilis, is making a return to the Southern Kings where he will be one of the standout signings for the side ahead of the new season starting in September....
2019-06-12 17:45

Kings add scoring with Wyoming’s Justin James SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings selected Wyoming guard Justin James with the 40th overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday night. James led the Mountain West Conference with 22.1 points a game as a senior. The 6-foot-7, 190-pound wing al...
2019-06-21 06:45

Al Horford won’t be lured by Kings’ ‘massive’ offer The Sacramento Kings want to give Al Horford a big payday, but he apparently will be seeking one elsewhere. Horford will likely sign with a different team once NBA free agency commences, according to The Athletic. The Sacramento Bee reported that the...
2019-06-30 20:30

| Peter de Villiers in final 4 race for Kings job EP Rugby General Manager Thando Manana has confirmed ex-Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has been shortlisted by the Southern Kings for the vacant head coach role....
2019-07-14 21:30

The Latest: John Dean To Compare Mueller, Watergate Probes In this Sept. 7, 2018, photo, John Dean, former Counsel to the President President Richard Nixon, speaks to the Senate Judiciary Committee during the final stage of the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Br...
2019-06-10 16:30

How does Deontay Wilder compare with the hardest hitting heavyweights in history? We examine some of the fiercest punchers in heavyweight history and wonder if Deontay Wilder is the biggest of the lot The post How does Deontay Wilder compare with the hardest hitting heavyweights in history? appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21 23:30

Don’t believe the myths — 5G will bring AR and VR to the masses 5G offers extraordinary applications -- telesurgery, assistance to pilots, and aiding first-responders, that recently would have sounded like a pipe dream.Read More...
2019-06-19 11:00

Women to play Shakespeare's kings in new Globe productions As the debate surrounding casting and who should get to play which characters continues, at the Globe in London they’re casting women as Shakespeare’s kings....
2019-06-03 22:30

'Apex Legends' leak promises 'Kings Canyon will never be the same' Less than a week before the launch of Apex Legends second season, two leaked trailers detail significant changes to the map. We knew the new season would included Wattson, an engineer character who thrives on defensive play, and the trailers provide....
2019-06-27 19:15

This app makes it easy to compare Uber and Lyft fares in real-time Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. In her hit anthem Friday, a 13-year-old Rebecca Black sang about the torture of not knowing where to sit on the ...
2019-05-30 19:15

3 myths about Mexico and migration, debunked US President Donald Trump says Mexico isn't doing enough to stop immigration. Mexico says it's been working to respond to a regional crisis. Here's a look at what's actually happening south of the US-Mexico border....
2019-06-05 13:15

10 myths about pores you need to stop believing iStock Certain things you believe about pores might not be true. Contrary to popular belief, you cannot open or close your pores, but pores can dilate and stretch. At-home face masks and nose strips won't actually shrink your pores but they can te...
2019-05-24 01:30

Debunking the anti-vaccination myths For decades, doctors and scientists have advocated for the use of vaccinations to promote public health. Vaccines are safe and effective, but there is a growing anti-vaccination movement that disputes this. In this article, we look at the most common...
2019-06-04 15:00

6 Apple Myths Debunked and Explained! We’ve all heard it before: Unplug your device so it doesn’t overcharge. Or perhaps you’ve heard that you should close your apps to save battery. After all, smartphones are one of the most widely-used electronics in the world. As a result, there’s a l...
2019-05-30 01:45

3 myths about protein that you need to stop believing iStock It's a misconception that protein can only come from animal products and that vegetarians and vegans will be deficient – plant-based protein sources can be more than adequate. We need nine essential amino acids in our diet – but, ...
2019-07-12 14:15

Don't believe these iPhone Lightning cable myths Makers of third-party Lightning cables for iPhones keep pushing falsehoods to try to dupe people into buying their cables. Here are three myths you should ignore....
2019-06-14 17:30

Chinese Lion Kings: Winged Lions, Foo Dogs and Gaimei The King of the Beasts triumphs in Chinese mythology, albeit in many shapes and forms. Chinese artists combined different creatures’ attributes to create a composite beast, which they called pixiu (pi-hsieh).  The term is commonly used to refer to an...
2019-06-01 16:45

Feds repay $13.4 million stolen by Sacramento Kings exec The Sacramento Kings say the U.S. government is repaying the basketball team $13.4 million that a former official stole to buy luxury beachfront homes        ...
2019-05-30 03:45

Champions League final: Voice of Go Compare advert victim of £7,000 ticket scam The singer who features in the Go Compare adverts has revealed he paid thousands of pounds for Champions League final tickets which he never received....
2019-06-01 22:30

Preparing for Monsoon: Lightning myths and facts TUCSON – Lightning in Southern Arizona can be a beautiful sight, especially during Monsoon. A shocking statistic says Arizona is one of the top 10 states for the number of people killed by lightning. Education is key. We have heard all the myt...
2019-06-13 12:30

10 Medical Myths We Should Stop Believing. Doctors, Too Researchers identified nearly 400 common medical practices and theories that were contradicted by rigorous studies. Here are some of the most notable....
2019-07-01 16:30

Ten common myths about bike lanes – and why they're wrong From congestion to cost, there are many entirely misguided arguments in circulationCycle lanes have been in the news recently, as have the many often entirely misguided arguments that opponents use against them.For all the (slight) progress in some U...
2019-07-03 10:15

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

Kings coach Luke Walton says sex assault claim lacks facts Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton says sexual assault allegations against him are not backed up by facts and are designed to attract media attention.       ...
2019-07-08 21:30

After 'Honour of Kings' failure abroad, Tencent retools overseas strategy When Tencent Holdings Ltd made its first big foray overseas with an adaptation of its blockbuster mobile game "Honour of Kings" in the summer of 2017, executives thought they had a sure-fire success on their hands....
2019-05-28 03:15

Kyrie Irving Commits to Brooklyn, Cementing Nets as Kings of New York The mercurial point guard will sign with the Nets, as will superstar Kevin Durant, making the franchise a force to be reckoned with in the Eastern Conference....
2019-07-01 02:45

Elisabeth Moss says it's apt' to compare anti-abortion laws to her 'Handmaid's Tale's dystopian society "Handmaid's Tale" star Elisabeth Moss praised those who donned her show's costumes during protests and suggested that it was fair to compare the United States to the show's dystopian world where women are property....
2019-06-05 23:30

Pale rosé isn't better – and nine other pink wine myths debunked It’s all sweet, it’s only for summer or ought to be cheap ... the prejudices about rosé wine endure, but we really should know betterRed wine gives you headaches; white wine tastes of nothing, unless it’s sauvignon blanc; all Aussie wines are fruit b...
2019-06-13 15:45

Harrison Barnes to decline $25.1 million player option with Sacramento Kings: report Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes will reportedly decline his $25.1 million player option and become an unrestricted free agent once the period begins at the end of the month....
2019-06-19 23:45

'We are the kings’: Brazil fans celebrate winning Copa América without Neymar – video Fans have been celebrating Brazil's ninth Copa América title after the host nation beat Peru 3-1 in the final at the Maracanã Stadium.Following the victory, Seleção supporters insisted it was important to prove they could win a trophy without Neymar,...
2019-07-08 13:30

It’s not all globetrotting, jet-setting and peanuts: Flight attendants dispel myths On May 31, flight crew members celebrate International Flight Attendant Day to recognize the work, time and patience that goes into providing comfort, care and safety to travellers....
2019-05-31 15:15

Irish Poets Uncover the Kabbalah in Celtic Creation Myths In the early ninth century an Irish warrior-priest Cormac mac Cuilennáin, who would become king, wrote Sanas Cormaic in which he presented... ...
2019-07-06 05:30

Debunking brain-health myths: How to really boost mental power “Mindfulness”? “Transcendental meditation”? For Rahul Jandial, a board-certified brain surgeon and neuroscientist, those are just terms for meditative breathing — wellness buzzwords created by people trying to make a buck. “There is so much nonsense ...
2019-06-18 01:30

Want to save more in your 401(k) retirement plan? Ditch these stock market myths Stocks dropped over 6% last month — their worst May since 2010. That sour stretch looks like perfect proof of the old adage, “Sell in May and go away." But is it?       ...
2019-06-23 14:45

Zack Snyder is turning Norse myths into anime for Netflix Netflix isn't just tapping Zack Snyder for a zombie action movie. The streaming behemoth has announced that Snyder and DC animated movie director Jay Oliva are creating an anime series based on Norse mythology. There's no mention of plot,...
2019-07-12 00:30

Starting a side hustle? Here are 5 gig economy myths you can’t afford to ignore With the advent of the gig economy and flexible online platforms, nearly a third of workers maintain a side hustle.       ...
2019-06-20 14:15

Breaking Down the Truths and Myths of Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese Warning: This story contains spoilers for Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese. Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese looks a lot like a documentary. The film is ostensibly a 1975 tour diary, with grainy ...
2019-06-12 20:45

Surya Grahan 2019 Today: Timings And Diet Myths Related To Total Solar Eclipse Busted Total solar eclipse of 2019 is going to take place today; July 5th. Here are some common misconceptions related to food and eating practices during an eclipse and why they should not be believed....
2019-07-03 05:00

In praise of short men: will the rise of 'short kings' spell the fall of toxic masculinity? Today is Short King appreciation day – a day to celebrate the short men in our lives. The main message? Having a low center of gravity needn’t correlate with having low self-esteemLast summer, 24-year-old comedian Jaboukie Young-White coined a new ni...
2019-06-21 08:30

New leak shows us how the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Pro will compare The Galaxy Note 10 series will be announced in about 2 months, which means we’ll see plenty of new leaks as we get closer to the release date. The new Note will come in two sizes and each one will have a 5G version, which means you’re goi...
2019-06-18 23:30

Snoop Dogg blasted over Gazza booze post: Rapper criticised for using image of Paul Gascoigne to 'compare effects of alcohol and cannabis abuse' Snoop Dogg has faced a social media backlash after he posted pictures of troubled England football legend Paul Gascoigne to illustrate the negative effects of "alcohol abuse"....
2019-06-27 19:15

Justin Thomas: Don’t compare Brooks Koepka to Tiger Woods; it’s not fair to Koepka Justin Thomas says of PGA Championship winner Brooks Koepka: 'Everyone should be bowing down to him and giving him the utmost respect.'        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Know the difference: lightning facts vs. lightning myths “When thunder roars, go indoors”. This is a truism that actually holds up. However, much of what we think about lightning is fiction. Knowing the difference between fact and myth can save you or someone else. If it’s not raining or there ...
2019-07-03 11:00

Mom's viral post reminds us that social media isn't real: 'Mamas, don't compare yourself' Jen Flint wrote about a day at the pool where she saw a mom taking photos for social media and worried about mom's comparing themselves to perfection.        ...
2019-06-27 21:15

World Cup parade: USWNT celebrates 2019 Women's World Cup championship USWNT won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and Wednesday it celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York.       ...
2019-07-11 01:15

Perfect stage for England to prove they are world-beaters in Cricket World Cup final England have generally been hopeless at World Cups and the last time they were at Lord's 16 days ago, this campaign — which they planned so meticulously that they held the favourites tag — looked to be veering off-piste just like the rest....
2019-07-13 04:15

World Cup inspires woman's losing lottery ticket world record attempt A North Carolina woman said her quest to set a Guinness World Record for collecting losing lottery tickets was inspired by the United States Women's National Team's World Cup success....
2019-07-10 14:45

President Trump Visited Japan’s Biggest Warship Since World World II. Here’s What to Know About the JS Kaga For the last day of President Donald Trump’s highly stage-managed state visit to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took him to tour the Japanese warship JS Kaga. The Kaga, along with sister ship the Izumo, is the biggest warship that Japan̵...
2019-05-28 23:30

How to Watch India vs England World Cup Match Live Online Around the World India vs England live stream telecast is on Hotstar in India, with other apps offering live score updates for the England vs India game in other regions....
2019-06-30 15:15

Florida woman visits every country in the world, breaks 4 world records She really wanted to get out of Florida. After graduating from Vanderbilt University in 2017, Pensacola native Taylor Demonbreun decided to do some traveling — on an epic scale. Over the course of 18 months, the now 24-year-old visited every country ...
2019-06-20 22:30

World's largest hot dog weighs 75 pounds and set a Guinness World Record. A piece costs $10 The New York eatery Feltman's is widely credited with creating the hot dog. It just earned a Guinness World Record for making the world's biggest one.        ...
2019-06-28 01:15

FIFA Women's World Cup: Brazil's Marta overtakes Miroslav Klose as leading World Cup scorer She's a six-time world player of the year and has now scored 17 World Cup goals, but Marta has never won women's football's biggest prize. Judging by the competition in Group C, that could be a tall order this year too....
2019-06-19 10:30

World Cup parade live stream: USWNT celebrates 2019 Women's World Cup championship USWNT won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and Wednesday it will celebrate in style with a ticker tape parade in New York. Follow for updates.       ...
2019-07-10 16:15

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Australia....
2019-06-13 22:45

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a little cub. According to the zoo, she gave birth to the healthy cub earlier this month. Sara, th...
2019-05-25 07:30

Sports world celebrates USWNT's dominant World Cup win Somehow, the USWNT exceeded ridiculous expectations with its 2-0 win over the Netherlands in the World Cup final and the sports world loved it.       ...
2019-07-07 23:30

US women honor '99 world cup champions, and America, with World Cup jerseys When the U.S. women’s national soccer team take the field in France next month for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, they will have America’s support on their backs – quite literally....
2019-05-29 13:15

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks World Creativity and Innovation Day on Sunday, we’ve selected our favorite ideas to light up the way...
2019-05-21 16:15

How to Watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Online Around the World Watch a live stream and live score of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, England, the US and other parts of......
2019-05-30 10:15

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. Ticket sales have reportedly been less encouraging....
2019-06-14 22:15

Trump reads FDR's D-Day prayer as Queen Elizabeth II, world leaders remember World War II Normandy landing President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings.        ...
2019-06-05 18:15

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annual “world Hostess Donettes-Eating Championship.” Geoffrey Esper of Massachusetts came in ...
2019-06-08 10:30

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson defends 'world class' MS Dhoni over India World Cup exit New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has defended India wicketkeeper MS Dhoni, after the veteran was criticised for slow scoring as his side crashed out of the Cricket World Cup....
2019-07-11 03:30

When is the Fortnite World Cup Final dates? How to Watch Fortnite World Cup Finals? The Fortnite World Cup is nearly here. Thankfully we've got all the important details you need to know, including when it starts and how to watch it....
2019-07-13 19:30

The 20 best smartphones in the world Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider What's the best smartphone? This list focuses primarily on high-end flagship devices, but the best flagship smartphones don't have to be the most expensive. Value plays a huge role in this list, and there's a cou...
2019-05-26 02:30

The World’s Fastest (Old) Man Age has slowed Charles Allie, but only slightly. At 71, he wants the world record in 100 meters to go along with his age group records in the 200 and 400....
2019-07-11 06:15

What would the world have been like without the Beatles? Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis’s film, Yesterday, imagines what might have happened if the Fab Four had never existed. Guardian writers and Beatles experts offer their own alternative historiesTowards the end of Jon Savage’s masterful book 1966: The ...
2019-06-19 15:45

The World's Fastest Tuk Tuk Hit 74 MPH In many parts of the world, tuk tuks are a crucial method of transportation. They are compact, cost-friendly and can give passengers an open-air experience that a traditional car cannot. And sometimes they’re used to set a Guinness World Record....
2019-05-28 22:30

Do the USA women need to win the World Cup to win it all? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNTWhen the US women’s national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for ...
2019-05-22 11:30

Did Big Tech Get Too Big? More of the World Is Asking The rise of global technology superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google created new challenges for the competition watchdogs who enforce antitrust laws around the world. The companies dominate markets in e-books and smartphones, search adver...
2019-06-08 01:15

The UN wants to get everyone in the world connected UNITED NATIONS — An independent UN panel called Monday for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people and a senior Google executive said mobile phones with internet access are being created to sell for abo...
2019-06-11 22:15

France goes 3-0 at World Cup with 1-0 win over Nigeria France completed World Cup group play with a 3-0 record for the first time, beating Nigeria 1-0 Monday night at Rennes when Wendie Renard converted a penalty kick in the 79th minute after missing her first attempt but getting a second chance....
2019-06-18 13:15

The World Has an E-Waste Problem As a tech-hungry nation flush with cash gets ready to upgrade to the next generation of lightning-fast 5G devices, there is a surprising environmental cost to be reckoned with: a fresh mountain of obsolete gadgets. About 6 million lb. of discarded el...
2019-05-23 14:45

Women's World Cup: Top 10 goals so far The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup has been loaded with spectacular scores, but UPI broke down the best of the best with the top finishes from the first two rounds of the group stage in France....
2019-06-18 22:45

The world's craziest roads Ready for a road trip you'll never forget? Set your sights on one of these adventurous stretches of highway that provide access to some of the most arresting scenery on the planet....
2019-06-19 21:15

Ricciardo: 'I could have had a world title by 30' Ahead of the British Grand Prix this weekend, Daniel Ricciardo has reiterated his happiness at Renualt and rebuffed any links connecting him with a move to Ferrari....
2019-07-12 19:00

It's the World Slime Convention! Let's Goo! Welcome to the World Slime Convention, where fans and purveyors of the internet's gloppiest trend gather to network and talk shop—many with their parents in tow....
2019-05-22 00:30

The world isn’t ready for deepfakes. Here’s what we need to do. How well do you think you could discern between a genuine video of a politician or celebrity, and one that was generated to mimic their likeness, down to their body language quirks and accent? Thanks to illusory superiority, you probably think you...
2019-06-28 20:30

Is this the world's most beautiful metro? When the Moscow Metro was first announced in the 1930s, the city's residents were immediately fascinated by how it might look. Station designs were reportedly displayed in shop windows along bustling Tverskaya Street, fueling Muscovites' curiosity to...
2019-07-08 12:15

The US and Thailand are last to kickoff the World Cup Thailand kicks off the Women's World Cup on Tuesday with a seemingly overwhelming challenge in the defending champion United States       ...
2019-06-11 00:15

Too Much Of The World Cup Is Just Soccer Failing To Get Out Of Its Own Way Ideally, this would be a story about the best saves of the group stage from the group stage of the 2019 World Cup. The field for this eighth run of the women’s tournament is deeper and more talented than ever, and there have already been a number of ...
2019-06-21 01:45

From the archive: is British TV the best in the world? From apartheid South Africa to Australia, the US and Japan, Peter Batty finds little to match public service television at home in 1975The cover line for the Observer Magazine of 8 June 1975, ‘Is British TV the best in the world?’, is an argument by ...
2019-06-02 08:15

|World’sbiggestminerseescoal'seraendinginshifttothebatteryage BHP Group, the world’s biggest miner, sees the outlook for thermal coal as challenged and won’t add production as it prioritises growth in commodities tied to the shift to renewable energy and electric transport....
2019-05-22 15:15

20 of the best food tours around the world Feast your eyes on these foodie walking tours, which reveal the flavours – and culture – of cities from Lisbon to Lima, Havana to Hanoi Continue reading......
2019-06-28 13:15

The world's most unusual landscapes Check out 24 of the world's must unusual landscapes -- from the hellish Darvaza Gas Crater in Turkmenistan to the "snow monsters" of Mount Zao, Japan....
2019-06-05 05:45

World's first 8K OLED TV goes on sale LG has started taking orders for its groundbreaking 8K OLED TV, heralding in the age of consumer 8K television on an OLED panel. While the enormous 88-inch model is currently only available in South Korea, it's set to go on sale in North Am...
2019-06-03 12:30

Why everyone is talking about World Cup goalkeepers Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence over 90 minutes to back up the Englishman's claim was certainly compelling....
2019-06-20 13:45

The Best One Piece Cosplayers In The World Twenty finalists have been announced in the One Piece Cosplay King Grand Prix. You will probably be hard pressed to find better One Piece cosplayers! They don’t get much better than this....
2019-07-08 15:45

The world isn't serious enough about combating emissions Innovation has helped humankind tackle some of its biggest challenges. Compasses made sea voyages safer, electric lightbulbs pushed back the limits of darkness, and vaccinations and antibiotics saved lives....
2019-06-28 16:30

50 tallest buildings in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat to determine the 50 tallest buildings in the world.       ...
2019-06-21 01:30

Air Conditioning Is the World’s Next Big Threat With temperatures in Europe and everywhere else soaring, demand for air con is booming. The extra power demand may cause a vicious circle on warming. ...
2019-06-29 01:15

This is 'the most functional city in the world' When you hear of urban transformations, you tend to think of high-rise mega-cities like Shanghai, Dubai or Hong Kong. Or if it's technological advances, San Francisco and Silicon Valley might come to mind....
2019-05-23 13:45

How to bet the 2019 women’s World Cup An already busy summer sports betting schedule will soon be joined by the 2019 women’s World Cup. Host France and the United States are virtual co-favorites entering the event, which begins Friday in Paris. A few notes of importance: The tournament e...
2019-06-04 22:15

How many more will die in US heatwaves as world warms? Enlarge (credit: Garrett Ziegler / Flickr) One of the more obvious risks of climate change is an increased frequency of extreme heatwaves. Particularly in cities, heatwaves can be more than sticky and unpleasant—they can be deadly. The emissions c...
2019-06-07 13:15

What children around the world eat – in pictures Photographer Gregg Segal travelled the world to document children and the food they eat in a week. Partly inspired by the increasing problems of childhood obesity, he tracked traditional regional diets as yet unaffected by globalisation, and ironical...
2019-07-02 12:45

So, what should we do with the Kyle Kashuvs of this world? It was hardly unfair for Harvard to reject a teen activist with a history of racist slurs. But we still haven’t grappled with what redemption should look like....
2019-06-19 21:15

The world's most beautiful places The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world, but we believe this list is a good start to ...
2019-06-08 06:15

These are the 25 poorest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. identified the poorest countries in the world based on gross national income per capita in 192 countries.       ...
2019-07-07 19:30

USWNT's World Cup in numbers From Megan Rapinoe's iconic celebration to Alex Morgan sipping tea after scoring against England in the semifinals, the US Women's National Soccer Team at the World Cup has caused quite the stir....
2019-07-06 19:15

Women’s World Cup: This may not be time to take the US yet While the debate raged whether the United States Women’s National Team running up the goals in a 13-0 World Cup win over Thailand was a sign of respect or disrespect, oddsmakers were forced to adjust in advance of Sunday’s meeting with Chile (Fox, no...
2019-06-16 14:30

Welcome to the world's wildest intersection At peak times, thousands of pedestrians scramble across what's believed to be the world's busiest intersection -- Tokyo's Shibuya Crossing. Here's how to experience this fascinating area, considered by many to be the heartbeat of Tokyo....
2019-07-01 06:30

The world's best vineyard revealed The first-ever World's Best Vineyard Awards has named 2019's leading wine destinations. Vineyards from France, Germany and Spain were among the best, but the top prize went to a New World producer....
2019-07-09 14:30

Around the world with Rick Perry Energy Secretary Rick Perry is set to ramp up his shuttle diplomacy this summer, as he and his deputies fan out to advance U.S. interests from the heart of Europe to the shores of Japan....
2019-06-07 05:45

U.S. Wins Women's World Cup The U.S. defeated the Netherlands, 2-0, to win their fourth Women’s World Cup title in 28 years. The victory came after rounds where the defending champions faced teams that were designed to take the Americans down....
2019-07-07 20:45

50 natural wonders around the world you have to see to believe From UNESCO World Heritage Sites and nominees for New 7 Wonders of Nature, here are 50 natural wonders you have to see to believe.       ...
2019-07-02 00:30

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
2019-06-07 05:30

These are the 25 richest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the gross national income (GNI) per capita of nearly 200 nations to identify the 25 richest countries.       ...
2019-07-07 19:30

Learning What Vets Could Not Tell: What They Did in World War II Seventy-five years after D-Day, families of veterans who never spoke about the war are turning to professional researchers to piece their stories together from military records....
2019-06-05 23:45

23 of the world's best hiking trails From a multiday trek tracing the routes of a Japanese poet, to a classic clamber in the Argentinian Lake District, here are 23 of the best hiking trails in the world....
2019-07-10 13:15

The Grotesque World of Gargoyles Gargoyles are an architectural feature that have existed for thousands of years. Initially designed to filter rainwater away from the edge of a building, they also have an arcane purpose – to ward off evil spirits. ...
2019-07-07 16:45

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 million....
2019-05-21 21:45

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face China....
2019-06-14 00:15

Swipe right and travel around the world Most people can only dream of traveling the world with someone they love, but dating app Bumble will let one lucky employee take this bucket list item to the next level....
2019-06-07 18:45

Can You Name the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World are seven awe-inspiring monuments of classical antiquity that reflect the skill and ingenuity of their creators. ...
2019-07-03 02:30

Celebrating Pride around the world We may never know who threw the first brick outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in the wee hours of June 28, 1969....
2019-05-21 17:15

Poll: 59% predict World War III As the nations that made up the Allied forces ready for Thursday’s 75th anniversary of D-Day, a sizable majority of Americans believe another world war is likely to take place in the next 40 years....
2019-06-05 23:45

When America landed on the moon, the whole world did It was an American mission to land on the moon. But it would have been impossible without the rest of the world. The Apollo program relied on a global network of tracking stations and their engineers....
2019-07-12 14:30

Aurora prizes independence in AV world After its breakup with VW, Aurora began a fresh pairing with FCA, and VW apparently moved closer to a new tie-up with Ford that could reshape the autonomous-vehicle landscape....
2019-06-17 08:45

At World Cup, U.S. Team’s Pride Is Felt by Others, Too The United States women’s team has been a source of inspiration to L.G.B.T. soccer players in France, who say they do not enjoy the same freedom to be themselves....
2019-06-29 22:15

Don’t blame us for low-scoring World Cup pitches, says ICC • ‘Guidance is to prepare pitches for typical English conditions’• World Cup pitches markedly different from those of recent yearsThe ICC has denied responsibility for the low-scoring pitches at this World Cup after yet another turgid surface was pro...
2019-07-10 12:45

How to get a leg up wagering lopsided World Cup matchups Oh say, can you see … on the sports betting schedule … the United States Women’s National Team will finally take the pitch in the 2019 World Cup. Unfortunately for fans and bettors, Tuesday’s game with Thailand (Fox, 3 p.m.) isn’t expected to be much...
2019-06-11 17:45

Spectacular vertical gardens around the world Vertical green walls are living gardens made up of plants and flowers. These architectural gems are in India, Australia, Singapore, California and beyond.       ...
2019-07-10 23:15

Here's how multiplayer works in 'Dr. Mario World' Nintendo is set to release its latest mobile game Dr. Mario World on July 10th, and we're starting to get a better idea of what the game will look like. Today, Nintendo dropped a trailer that reveals how the game's multiplayer mode will wor...
2019-07-03 06:30

Migration on the rise across world, new study says Millions more people will move across the globe in the coming decades, as economic inequality and the effects of the climate crisis take their toll. That's the conclusion of a new German study....
2019-07-04 13:45

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have them down as dark horses for the title. Their next opponents? Germany....
2019-06-11 17:30

O’Sullivan: Why I'm finished with World Championship "Ronnie O’Sullivan has renewed his feud with snooker’s administration by again threatening to skip high-profile tournaments including the World Championship."...
2019-05-23 19:30

Abandoned sacred places around the world From black-stoned pyramids staggering out of the Sudanese desert to the silhouetted bare bones of England's Gothic Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire striking abandoned sacred places can be found across the world....
2019-05-29 18:15

Women's World Cup: Who's playing, schedule and everything else you need to know The highly anticipated 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7 for a month-long tournament that will take 24 teams and thousands of fans all across France....
2019-05-28 21:15

10 of the most incredible yoga settings in the world From thermal craters in Utah to ancient caves in Tuscany, and an underwater restaurant in the Maldives, here are some of the best spots to get your downward dog on...
2019-06-19 20:15

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
2019-05-22 17:45

Netherlands advances at Women’s World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women’s World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France. Miedema put the ...
2019-06-15 20:45

World's most powerful passports revealed Once again, Asia leads the way in the Henley Passport Index's guide to the world's most powerful passports. But in the latest report for 2019, there's change at the top...
2019-07-02 14:15

Overlooked No More: Else Ury’s Stories Survived World War II. She Did Not. Ury’s books about a young German girl were so beloved, readers clung to them through the upheaval of World War II and passed them on to their children. But few knew Ury died in Auschwitz....
2019-07-10 18:30

Hazard sets sights on becoming 'best in the world' "Eden Hazard was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Thursday - and told fans he will seek to become the world\u0027s best player after leaving Chelsea."...
2019-06-14 12:15

Summer solstice: Traditions around the world From Sweden's Midsummer to Eastern Europe's Kupala, the summer solstice celebrates the longest day of the year and the romance that comes with it. Learn about solstice traditions around the world....
2019-06-15 23:45

| 'Exuberant celebrations are part of a World Cup' The United States say their allegedly over-exuberant goal celebrations in their record demolition of Thailand at the World Cup were nothing to do with humiliating them....
2019-06-16 00:15

Women's World Cup: Canada 1-0 Cameroon A header by Kadeisha Buchanan, voted best young player at the 2015 Women's World Cup, ensures Canada open their 2019 campaign with a win over Cameroon....
2019-06-11 06:00

This Could Be the World's First Smartphone With a 64-Megapixel Camera Samsung is reportedly working on an updated version of the Galaxy A70 with its new 64-megapixel camera sensor. The phone is expected to release in the second half of 2019....
2019-05-24 03:45

The 30 least densely populated countries in the world To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.        ...
2019-07-10 18:45

The US deserve to be on a podium at the World Cup, not a pedestal The US have been accused of arrogance by many of their detractors. Those claims have some truth, but they use their aura to gain an edge“Well-behaved women seldom make history,” said the American historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.The US women’s soccer...
2019-07-04 16:45

WILL: A Wonderful World: The Kotaku Review When I booted up the Switch port of WILL: A Wonderful World, the game told me about its autosave function. Then I saw this, set next to a red megaphone icon: “This game includes occasional **** plots. When shocked or surprised please scream loudly an...
2019-07-02 22:15

The Fiver | The Women’s World Cup is over, and it has been good Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Even Sir Kim Darroch would have to admit that USA! USA!! USA!!! get something right when it comes to women’s football. The nation’s Megan Rapinoe-baiting leadership might very well be “diplomatically...
2019-07-08 18:15

U.S. Defeats England in World Cup Semifinal The defending champion U.S. women’s soccer team advanced to its third straight World Cup final after defeating England, 2-1, on goals by Christen Press and Alex Morgan, and a penalty save by goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher....
2019-07-03 14:45

How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around the world....
2019-05-31 17:30

USWNT doubles down on all those World Cup celebrations The United States Women’s National Team isn’t backing down to celebration critics. As the USWNT thrashed Thailand 13-0 in their World Cup opener Tuesday, many were quick to condemn the squad for continuing to celebrate goals after the end result had ...
2019-06-13 01:30

Even $1 Trillion Can't Make the World a Better Place Norway’s large sovereign-wealth fund reversed its ethical ban on owning shares in five companies after they changed their ways. But the cause and effect is hard to discern....
2019-06-30 22:15

Nike ‘I believe’ ad honoring World Cup champs is a hit Nike scored big with a much-talked-about ad congratulating the US Women’s team on its stunning World Cup victory over the Netherlands on Sunday. The minute-long spot plays off the “I believe we will win” chant common among competitors — while refocus...
2019-07-08 21:15

The World Cries Out for Onion Derivatives The cost of onions is causing tears in India. An onion futures market, which would damp volatility in the price of the aromatic bulb, might help dry them....
2019-06-13 14:45

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destroy the 100-kilogram behemoth's detonator....
2019-06-15 06:45

Best of the 2019 College World Series The 2019 College World Series is underway in Omaha, Nebraska. Take a look at the best images from the NCAA's baseball championships.       ...
2019-06-18 02:45

If you enjoyed the World Cup, here’s how to keep up with women’s soccer in the U.S. If the World Cup marked the point where you got interested in women's soccer, here's how and where you can keep up with the National Women Soccer League (NWSL) and where you can find the World Cup stars near your city....
2019-07-11 13:45

The folly of free healthcare for everybody — in the world “Mexican immigration over the border is a good thing,” the late Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman said in a famous 1978 lecture, before stipulating, “but it’s only good so long as it’s illegal.”...
2019-07-03 18:15

Soccer: Ebi set for fifth women’s World Cup appearance Defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included on Saturday in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France....
2019-05-25 19:30

U.S. celebrates World Cup title with NYC parade The U.S. women’s soccer team won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York.       ...
2019-07-11 14:15

USA men could be rugby world champions this weekend – no, really Earn three more points than Fiji in Paris and Mike Friday, Perry Baker and the rest of the Eagles will be in sevens heavenIf the USA men’s sevens team earns three more points than Fiji in Paris this weekend, they will be crowned world champions. Rela...
2019-06-01 08:45

Germany gets another 1-0 win at World Cup, beating Spain VALENCIENNES, France (AP) — Germany is finding it far from easy going at the World Cup. Against a skillful Spain, the two-time world champions relied on Sara Däbritz’s goal in the 42nd minute for the win Wednesday. It was second-ranked Germany&...
2019-06-12 22:15

US to play France in Under-20 World Cup round of 16 The United States will play France in the Under-20 World Cup’s round of 16 after Les Bleus beat Mali 3-2 on Friday to win Group E. The Americans finished second to Ukraine in Group D, losing 2-1 to Ukraine in their opener before defeating Niger...
2019-05-31 23:45

World's most popular theme parks It's no surprise that Disney dominates among theme parks, and upcoming Star Wars land openings are likely to give the entertainment behemoth a big attendance boost....
2019-06-01 04:15

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jellied eels....
2019-06-12 19:30

New real-world features we'd like to see for iOS 13 Apple's WWDC conference starts Monday, showcasing new features we'll see on iPhones and iPads in the fall. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. PT        ...
2019-06-01 17:45

A 13-0 World Cup Rout? Thailand Is as Proud as Ever The women’s loss to the United States produced the most lopsided score in World Cup history. But soccer fans in Thailand say they were just happy their team was there....
2019-06-12 14:30

Baker's dozen for USA as they set a new world cup record Holders USA have set a new record for FIFA World Cup finals, for either women or men, by thrashing Thailand 13-0 in their opening match of the 2019 tournament....
2019-06-12 02:45

I'm English – but I want USA to beat the Lionesses in the World Cup For all its travails, the United States of America was built for its people. The same cannot be said for the land where I was bornI am an Englishman, Leeds born – Leeds, that damned city – and go at things as I have taught myself, freestyle, and will...
2019-07-01 19:30

The SLAP Heard Round the World I’m finally up to date on Big Little Lies, the best soap opera on television, which means I’m qualified to write a recap (finally). I know you’ve been waiting for it just as feverishly as I’ve been waiting for Celeste to shut down Mary Louise’s shit ...
2019-07-01 19:00

'Dr. Mario World' hits iOS a day early The doctor is in, at least on iOS, as Nintendo's latest mobile game, Dr. Mario World, has arrived a day early on iPhone, iPad and iPad touch. Several Engadget editors were able to play Nintendo's match-three puzzler before the expected laun...
2019-07-09 16:30

Why the world is full of buttons that don't work Have you ever pressed the pedestrian button at a crosswalk and wondered if it really worked? Or bashed the "close door" button in an elevator, while suspecting that it may, in fact, have no effect whatsoever?...
2019-07-09 14:15

Meet the Art World's Rising Stars Young creators are blending traditional techniques with digital savvy, making works that are in demand at auctions and museums—here are five to watch....
2019-06-17 00:00

Netflix’s Rim Of The World shows where sci-fi is headed Enlarge / Netflix really knows how to keep this controller in the hand of certain niche audiences. (credit: Aytac Unal/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) If the movie Rim of the World, which premiered on Netflix this week, looks a little familiar to you,...
2019-05-27 17:45

Dad shows blind 3-year-old the world (WCSH) Nolan Desmond is blind, but his dad refuses to let it stop him from experiencing the world. “The only way that I deal with it is that I have to,” Matt Desmond says. “I mean something gets thrown at you and you don’t have another op...
2019-06-18 22:30

Inside the world's quietest room If you stand in it for long enough, you start to hear your heartbeat. A ringing in your ears becomes deafening. When you move, your bones make a grinding noise. Eventually you lose your balance, because the absolute lack of reverberation sabotages yo...
2019-07-09 11:01

US loses Under-20 World Cup opener 2-1 to Ukraine Denys Popov scored on a header off a corner kick in the 51st minute, and Ukraine beat the United States 2-1 Friday at Bielsko Biala, Poland, in the Americans’ opener at the Under-20 World Cup. Serhii Buletsa put Ukraine ahead in the 26th minute...
2019-05-25 03:30

Netherlands advances at Women's World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women's World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France....
2019-06-17 14:30

He Couldn’t Talk About What He Saw in World War II. So He Painted It. The aristocrat-turned-commando Guy de Montlaur was a hero of the French liberation. His paintings of D-Day depict scenes that haunted him his entire life....
2019-06-12 11:45

World's best airline for 2019 revealed The public has voted: The 2019 countdown of the world's best airlines has been revealed at the Paris Air Show, with the winning airline taking the top spot for the fifth time...
2019-06-18 19:15

Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. The world’s least valuable brand: Amazon Warehouse Worker Pee in a Bottle Thirst Quencher....
2019-06-13 07:15

Known unknowns: How to communicate certainly in an uncertain world From the speed of global warming to the likelihood of developing cancer, we must grasp uncertainty to understand the world. Here’s how to know your unknowns...
2019-07-03 22:45

Genius behind world's creepiest monsters Chances are, H.R. Giger has given you a nightmare. The Swiss-born painter was responsible for creating one of the most iconic monsters in the history of the human imagination: the xenomorph, the unrelenting alien species that oozes at the center of t...
2019-05-27 06:45

Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world Uber is trialling a feature that allows customers to stop their drivers from talking. But there’s growing evidence that cutting ourselves off like this isn’t healthyThe mute button was invented in 1956 by Robert Adler, an Austrian-born engineer worki...
2019-06-12 12:30

An explosion of joy': U.S. defend World Cup celebrations U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday defended her under-fire team mates' exuberant celebrations during their record 13-0 World Cup victory over Thailand in Reims....
2019-06-12 20:30

Andy Murray: ‘I went from world No 1 to not being able to walk’ The tennis player on injury, being too hard on himself and sitting in silence with his wifeBorn in Glasgow, Andy Murray, 32, turned professional in 2005. In 2012 he took gold at the London Olympics and won the US Open. The following summer he won Wim...
2019-07-06 14:00

For Spain, Investment Pays Off at the World Cup Dozens of countries have embraced women’s soccer in recent years. Few have done so quite as completely as Spain, which faces the United States on Monday....
2019-06-23 21:45

| Infantino says would welcome China bid for 2030 World Cup FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he would welcome a Chinese bid to stage the 2030 World Cup after the country was named to host the Asian Cup in 2023....
2019-06-05 17:15

I can’t write about a world without rape – because I don’t live in one Women read and write crime fiction as a way to understand real experience. I was raped – and being told by the Staunch prize that books like mine are preventing justice is outrageousThat rape cases are hard to prosecute is no shocker, but the claim t...
2019-07-05 20:45

What USWNT’s World Cup final foe will have to contend with The United States qualified for its fifth World Cup final Tuesday, with a 2-1 victory over England in Lyon, France. This is the third consecutive finals appearance for the Americans after facing Japan in back-to-back championships, falling in 2011 be...
2019-07-03 09:30

The Women’s World Cup has never seen a matchup quite like USA vs. France It's a quarterfinal, not the final, but few international women’s team sports events have generated such buzz as the faceoff between the reigning Americans and the fast-rising French....
2019-06-28 08:00

Why Japan Is Hosting the Rugby World Cup Japan will become the first Asian country to host rugby union’s marquee event, when 20 national teams compete for the Webb Ellis Cup. Venues for the ninth Rugby World Cup, running from Sept. 20 to Nov. 2, are spread across 12 cities, from Sapporo in ...
2019-06-21 05:30

A guide to the world’s most stunning gems Sapphire The most famous sapphire engagement ring in recent history was given by Prince Charles to Lady Diana. Nearly three decades later, their son Prince William used the same ring to pop the question to Kate Middleton, now Duchess of Cambridge. Cr...
2019-05-21 23:45

9 things to do in the yoga capital of the world Although Rishikesh is the self-styled "yoga capital of the world," there's lots more to do there than simply run through vinyasas mouthing "Om Shanti." View this list of top things to do to get started....
2019-06-21 07:30

This French Restaurant Has Been Named The Best In The World France's Mirazur restaurant -- whose Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco draws inspiration from the sea, the mountains, and his own garden -- was crowned Tuesday the world's best by an influential trade......
2019-06-27 21:01

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submission, media experts say....
2019-06-05 13:45

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at all, you're probably sick of hearing how mobile gaming is a fast-growing business juggernaut destined t...
2019-05-22 07:45

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
2019-05-21 15:45

U.S. Suicide Rates Are the Highest They’ve Been Since World War II U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to federal data—and the opioid crisis, widespread social media use and high rates of stress may be among the myriad contributing factors. In 2017, 14 out of every 100,000 Ame...
2019-06-20 16:30

Troubled Boeing Is Still a World-Beater Big menus may have fallen out of favor in restaurants, which now tend to rely on a few crowd-pleasers. But they are still the likely path to success for troubled plane maker Boeing....
2019-06-28 12:15

Tennis: Barty a win away from world number one Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian woman to be ranked world number one in more than 40 years if she beats her doubles partner Julia Goerges in the final of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Sunday....
2019-06-22 20:01

Top travel experiences in the world, per TripAdvisor Italy, Chicago and Iceland tours top TripAdvisor's Travelers’ Choice Awards for Experiences, which spotlights the top tours around the world.       ...
2019-06-20 18:15

Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria REIMS, France (AP) — Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday night. The 1995 winners played without Ada Hegerberg, the 2018 FIFA Ballon d’Or winner who...
2019-06-09 04:15

Netherlands still waiting for World Cup glory The long and agonizing wait goes on for the Netherlands, whose men's and women's teams are now 0-4 combined in World Cup finals       ...
2019-07-07 23:30

'World's first' 360-degree infinity pool For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree views of the London skyline -- are in motion....
2019-06-10 11:00

This is the world’s cheapest laptop – but you probably shouldn’t buy it At £83.25 (about $106, excluding taxes), the Thomson X5 Neo 10 is probably the cheapest laptop in the world, but there is a reason why. It uses the bare minimum in terms of hardware to meet the requirements of Windows 10.Available in black or wh...
2019-06-06 19:00

Deontay Wilder: ‘I am the most dangerous man in the world’ But Deontay Wilder needs the Anthony Joshua fight or the Tyson Fury rematch to live up to his own claims, writes John Dennen The post Deontay Wilder: ‘I am the most dangerous man in the world’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21 23:30

A world breaks apart: When parents split up Parents may have good reasons for separating. But their children often find their world in shatters. It doesn't have to be an endless catastrophe, though, if adults don't forget one thing: that they remain parents....
2019-05-21 17:45

Experience: I manage the last Blockbuster in the world It was just us and a store in Perth, Australia. They called the night they closed to wish us all the bestI remember watching my first rental movie when I was six years old. My aunt owned a video store here in Oregon and we borrowed a VHS copy of Polt...
2019-05-21 18:45

Women's World Cup: 6 things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we have learned during the first two weeks of the tournament....
2019-06-22 00:30

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World War....
2019-06-06 04:30

PEN World Voices Festival: It happened to me Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
2019-05-21 18:45

Neville on Bronze – ‘She’s the best player in the world’ "England manager Phil Neville heaped praise on his right-back Lucy Bronze after the 3-0 win over Norway, hailing her as the best player in the world."...
2019-06-28 01:30

Meet one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day in August....
2019-05-21 19:30

| These are just 9 of the world's worst serial killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel, who was handed a life sentence for murdering 85 patients in his care, is believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history....
2019-06-06 13:45

World's Worst Serial Killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel has claimed to have killed around 100 of his patients with drug overdoses, which would make him one of the world's most prolific serial killers in recent......
2019-06-06 07:00

5 Big Stories to Watch in the Women’s World Cup The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 kicks off in Paris on Friday. From new teams to new kits to a new host, here’s your cheat sheet for this year’s tournament. Eyes of the world Women’s soccer is more popular in the U.S. than anyw...
2019-06-06 03:00

The curious fate of the eighth wonder of the world People travelled from far and wide to see New Zealand’s spectacular pink and white terraces. Then they were destroyed in a volcanic eruption – or were they?...
2019-05-21 18:45

11 unmissable wonders of the natural world Seven wonders of the world? Too few! We dial it up to 11 with this selection of nature’s greatest hits – unique environments all too often in trouble...
2019-05-21 18:45

Sunrise at Stonehenge visible around the world Summer solstice marks launch of live feed from camera close to the stonesFor thousands of years people have made the pilgrimage to Stonehenge to gaze in wonder at the interplay with the monument of the sun, moon and stars, but from Friday a virtual v...
2019-06-21 10:45

Women's World Cup: six things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we have learned during the first two weeks of the tournament....
2019-06-21 16:15

World War II vet parachutes into Normandy 75 years after D-Day ASSOCIATED PRESS – A 97-year-old U.S. veteran has parachuted into Normandy — 75 years after he made the same journey on D-Day. Tom Rice of San Diego was among some 200 parachutists who filled the Normandy skies for the 75th anniversary of D-Day...
2019-06-06 01:15

Police cars: the world's best and worst Features 27 Jun, 2019 We delve into the magical world of the Police car, taking in the fastest, most exotic and most inappropriate police cars on Earth...
2019-06-28 05:30

Eid al-Fitr 2019 around the world – in pictures Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the three-day festival marking the end of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan Continue reading......
2019-06-06 02:00

USWNT shuts out Netherlands to win another World Cup LYON, France — The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal. Rapinoe, ...
2019-07-07 21:30

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
2019-06-09 11:00

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second in 2015. A disastrous failure to qualify for the 2016 Olympics ended the eight-year tenure of Japanes...
2019-06-09 01:45

PEN World Voices Festival: Meditations on war Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
2019-05-21 18:45

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important things.When women are over-represented in the workforce, it tends be in industries of assistance – cleani...
2019-05-22 20:30

U.S. Wins World Cup and Becomes a Champion for Its Time Few sports teams are asked to carry as much meaning on their shoulders as the women of U.S. soccer. On Sunday, they lived up to the challenge with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands....
2019-07-08 02:45

Museum of the Future: A new world icon? In Dubai, the Museum of the Future aims to serve as a base to explore the greatest challenges and technologies that will shape the world of tomorrow....
2019-06-10 19:45

Schoenfield: Even the Dodgers' rookies are out of this world Will Smith followed fellow rookies Matt Beaty and Alex Verdugo by capping off a weekend of walk-off homers in L.A., showing the Dodgers' depth knows no bounds....
2019-06-24 07:15

Why everyone is talking about goalkeepers at the Women's World Cup Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence over 90 minutes to back up the Englishman's claim was compelling....
2019-06-20 00:30

The World’s Most Consumed Alcohol Is One You Might Not Have Tried. But It’s Coming to a Bar Near You “You’re going to drink a little more than you like, and you can’t refuse,” the late Anthony Bourdain told his co-star Eric Ripert when they ventured to China’s Sichuan Province on his Parts Unknown television show. Bourd...
2019-05-23 12:00

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but will be enforced at the women's World Cup in France, which kicks off on Saturday....
2019-06-04 15:15

Remembering the 1999 Women's World Cup US players from the victorious '99 World Cup team -- widely credited with changing attitudes towards the women's game -- remember the tournament 20 years on....
2019-06-27 19:45

Apocalypse now: images of a world in turmoil Agence MYOP are taking over an abandoned school in Arles to exhibit images showing the major social, ecological and humanitarian crises we face MYOP is at Rencontres d’Arles, France, 1-7 July Continue reading......
2019-06-27 19:30

Theresa May has message for the world as she lands for G20 Theresa May has declared that all sides must reduce tensions in the Iran crisis as she begins her swan song on the international stage, flying into Japan for her last G20 summit....
2019-06-27 19:45

On a Trip Around the World, and the Plane Just Left Without Me The 52 Places Traveler faces a travel nightmare getting out of Brazil — and so rewrites the itinerary, spends 40-plus hours in transit and lands in the perfect place to recover: Mexico’s Costalegre....
2019-07-16 16:15

Breaking down the lines for Women’s World Cup In what’s shaping up as a dream finale for the July Fourth weekend, the Stars and Stripes will try will try to win the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Sunday morning against the Netherlands (Fox, 11 a.m., don’t forget the early kickoff). The United States ...
2019-07-07 21:30

Argentina makes World Cup history At the final whistle, goalkeeper Vanina Correa fell to her knees as her teammates embraced each other. Though they had not won, they had created history....
2019-06-11 01:15

US suicide rate at its highest since the end of the second world war Suicide rates in the US are at their highest since the second world war, and a new report shows an increase among Native Americans and Asian or Pacific Islanders...
2019-06-20 08:00

Picking up the pieces of the new world (dis)order Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, said that the world has fallen into a "great strategic puzzle." It is unclear who could pick up the pieces and reassemble them, says DW's Christian Trippe....
2019-05-23 17:45

Racing lines: The ultimate lap… around the world Nothing is quite so daunting - and adventurous - as a 22,000 mile, cross-continental vintage and classic rally We all love a road trip, so how about signing up for the ultimate drive, with an added spice of competition? That’s the premise for the ‘...
2019-05-23 14:30

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after they started with a 4-0 victory against South Korea on Friday....
2019-06-08 05:30

What Happened After P.G. Wodehouse Was Captured During World War II The beloved British humorist — the creator of Wooster and Jeeves — was arrested by the Germans in 1940 and spent the remainder of the war in custody. Here’s how his story unspooled in The Times....
2019-06-04 13:45

The World Watched Apollo 11 Together. Here's the Evidence From the beaches of Florida and department store TVs to mission control and Parisian living rooms, everyone witnessed the mission's launch and landing....
2019-07-16 16:30

Revealed: the $731,003 gender pay gap in US World Cup bonuses The US women’s team have earned $90,000 in bonuses for reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, a sum that would be six times higher were they entitled to the same bonus structure as their men’s counterparts Continue reading......
2019-06-28 14:45

Lido's enduring legacy: A better world So profound and so broad is Lee Iacocca's lasting legacy on every corner of this industry that his death this month at age 94 still bowed heads in reflective awe, some 27 years after he last led Chrysler....
2019-07-16 16:45

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup final Our cartoonist on the USA’s victory over the Netherlands and the tournament as a whole Buy a copy of this cartoon in our print shopTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
2019-07-09 14:45

What USWNT will face in World Cup final against Netherlands The United States is on the cusp of becoming back-to-back Women’s World Cup champions. A tournament that at first seemed as if it wasn’t going to challenge the dominant Americans quickly transformed into a series of tight-knit, thrilling one-goal con...
2019-07-07 10:15

| Devastated Jaguares see bright World Cup future The Jaguares were devastated to lose the Super Rugby final to the Crusaders, but said their breakout season has set Argentina up nicely for the Rugby World Cup....
2019-07-07 10:45

USA eliminated by Ecuador in Under-20 World Cup quarter-finals USA ousted from U-20 World Cup with 2-1 loss to EcuadorJhon Espinoza scores winner for Ecuador in 43rd minuteThe United States were knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup in the quarter-finals for the third straight tournament, losing to Ecuador 2-1 S...
2019-06-08 22:45

Sweden beats England 2-1 to take third at Women's World Cup Kosovare Asllani set Sweden on its way to a 2-1 victory over England for third place in the Women's World Cup on Saturday night but the midfielder almost didn't play in the bronze medal match....
2019-07-07 19:00

US defend title to win fourth Women's World Cup The US beat the Netherlands in the Women's World Cup Final to defend their title and secure their fourth World Cup. The Dutch put up a fight, but the second half proved the turning point in an exciting final....
2019-07-07 19:30

Women's World Cup: China looks to reignite former glories The Steel Roses aren't the force they once were. But with football a key priority for the Chinese government, how far can they go in meeting the country's lofty ambitions?...
2019-06-08 20:30

Singapore rated world's most competitive economy Singapore took the top spot as the world's most competitive economy led by an advanced technological infrastructure, a skilled workforce, favorable immigration laws and a good business climate....
2019-05-31 18:15

Huawei files to trademark mobile OS around the world after U.S. ban China's Huawei has applied to trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) in at least nine countries and Europe, data from a U.N. body shows, in a sign it may be deploying a back-up plan in key markets as U.S. sanctions threaten its business model...
2019-06-13 09:45

Columbus Dreamed of a New World. His Son Found One in Books. Edward Wilson-Lee’s “The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books” charts the life of the explorer’s son, obsessed with assembling a great repository of knowledge....
2019-05-31 18:45

World Marks 75 Years Since D-Day In Solemn Observances OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — The five beaches are silent at dawn but forever haunted. As the sun rose Thursday over the Normandy coastline where thousands of men bled and died 75 years ago, a fast-diminishing number of World War II veterans remembered ...
2019-06-06 13:45

How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or female....
2019-07-02 22:45

Women's World Cup 2019: The most important in history The eighth edition of the Women's World Cup has been described as the most important in history. Kicking off in Paris on Friday, the tournament certainly promises to be the best yet....
2019-06-07 11:30

Spotify Lite is now officially out for 36 markets around the world Spotify has been testing a smaller, lighter version of its app since mid-2018 in hopes of expanding its reach to regions where internet connections are slow and people tend to use low-end-to-mid-range devices. Now, that app is finally ready for prime...
2019-07-09 10:30

Use your illusion: the magic supergroup that tricked the world They have left millions boggled with their graceful card acts, great escapes and audacious stunts. But can The Illusionists make magic’s fusty reputation vanish?Our instinct when watching magicians is to focus on the hands, in the vain hope we may sp...
2019-06-07 01:30

Why the World Worries About Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline A new natural gas pipeline into Europe from Russia is shaking up geopolitics. Nord Stream 2, as it’s called, worries leaders in Eastern Europe, has put German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the hot seat and has stirred the ire of U.S. President Donald T...
2019-06-13 16:15

World War II comes to life in preserved color film WARNING: CONTAINS GRAPHIC VIDEO: George Stevens, the American film director, and cinematographer was assigned by General Dwight Eisenhower to head up the combat motion-picture coverage unit during World War II. (May 29)      ...
2019-05-29 14:15

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is There Any Point In Dating When The World Is On Fire? Hello all you frightening nipplybeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you speed run through the worst parts of dating and start the New Game Plus of your love life....
2019-05-31 05:15

Marta ruled out for Brazil’s first World Cup match GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Marta has been ruled out for Brazil’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup because of a left thigh injury. The six-time women’s world player of the year was hurt in training on May 24. She had a week of phy...
2019-06-09 04:15

Women's World Cup: US fans full of excitement The success of the American women's football team has led to record television numbers in the United States. But the boom in front of the screens isn't being reflected in the youth football - not yet anyway....
2019-07-07 01:00

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
2019-06-13 09:45

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women's World Cup tournaments with a late goal in a 2-0 victory over South Korea on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 18:45

Even VAR Couldn't Ruin The Best Game Of The Women's World Cup You know what I love during a wild, up-and-down Women’s World Cup game between two flawed contenders? Stopping that wild play for roughly 30 minutes to stare at boring instant replay footage! That’s what happened in Australia’s roaring comeback victo...
2019-06-13 23:45

The radio reporter who witnessed D-Day and told the world what he saw Wright Bryan, a war correspondent with NBC Radio and the Atlanta Journal, scooped 600 other reporters by broadcasting the first eyewitness account of the Normandy invasion....
2019-06-07 00:30

Women's World Cup Final: US vs. Netherlands live After weeks of exciting football in France, two teams are left. Will the US defend their World Cup title or will the European Champions from the Netherlands provide an upset? All the updates from the final!...
2019-07-07 17:45

Anxious men and other world-builders at CATF 2019 This year’s edition of the nationally renowned Contemporary American Theater Festival in West Virginia features six works, including four world premieres....
2019-07-09 22:45

Opinion: Is too much being asked for France as it hosts World Cup? France is trying to become first team to hold the men's and women's World Cup titles at same time.        ...
2019-06-07 01:45

France storms to win in Women's World Cup opener A good host must be confident and entertaining but not must completely dominate proceedings. France took notice of two of those three nuggets of advice at least, as the home nation ensured a copybook start to its Women's World Cup campaign with a com...
2019-06-08 01:30

StanChart chairman: It's grown more likely that the world will split in two The ongoing U.S.-China rivalry could result in the world splitting into two, which will be "detrimental" to countries and companies, said Jose Vinals, group chairman at Standard Chartered Bank....
2019-06-07 12:15

How the U.S. Beat England to Reach the World Cup Final Alyssa Naeher’s big moment came at last: a save that thoroughly validated her status as the American goalkeeper. She was mobbed by teammates who say they never doubted her....
2019-07-03 06:45

| World powers won't get a better nuclear deal - Iran Iran warned world powers they won't be able to negotiate a better deal than the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement, as the United States vowed the Islamic Republic will never acquire an atomic weapon....
2019-07-09 19:00

How 7 World Trade Center beat the odds It was the little lease that could — and now, the deal that proved to be the turning point in downtown’s commercial rebirth after 9/11 is getting a second wind. Sources said the New York Academy of Sciences and Silverstein properties will renew the a...
2019-05-30 07:45

Joe Buck: Fox has voices you just don’t hear in the golf world Fox play-by-play man Joe Buck talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about the network’s U.S. Open coverage as it enters its fifth year broadcasting the event. Q: There was a lot of criticism the first couple of years. Where do you think Fox’s golf c...
2019-06-07 08:45

Why US women’s soccer team isn’t a lock to win World Cup The most women’s soccer talent in history will be on display over the next month at the World Cup in France. That is great news for the sport, but a different kind of challenge for a United States team looking to defend their 2015 World Cup champions...
2019-06-07 08:45

USA v Netherlands: Women's World Cup final – live! Hope Solo: players can’t kid themselves the final is a normal gameEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresport 3.06pm BST Fox informs us that they’ll have a preview of the new film Mulan at halftime. The US broadcasters have had the occasional g...
2019-07-07 16:15

Airbnb to recreate ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ trip LOS ANGELES — A lucky few will be able to live the adventures of Phileas Fogg from Jules Verne’s classic “Around the World in 80 Days.” Hosted by Airbnb, a small number of guests will travel across 16 countries using eight modes of ...
2019-06-14 05:45

Sandcastle in Germany sets new world record An international team of artists succeeded in building a sandcastle that is almost a meter higher than the previous record holder. The triumph came two years after a similar attempt to break the record ended in tragedy....
2019-06-07 06:30

How a Biotech Disaster Could End the World (And Other Things to Worry About) We talked to Josh Clark about his new podcast, The End of The World with Josh Clark, and asked him all about existential risks, and why we should care....
2019-06-08 01:15

9 beautiful, little-known scuba diving destinations around the world These under-the-radar scuba diving destinations include kelp forests, ancient cities, marine parks and thermal waters.        ...
2019-06-07 13:45

World needs to embrace hydrogen challenge, cut costs: IEA The world should take up the challenge to boost the use of hydrogen as a potentially emissions-free source of energy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday in its first major report on the fuel....
2019-06-14 19:45

Callum Smith: ‘I can beat anyone in the world at 168lbs’ Callum Smith excited to finally defend his WBA super-middleweight crown The post Callum Smith: ‘I can beat anyone in the world at 168lbs’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-29 22:45

Spain and Portugal to consider joint bid for 2030 World Cup PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Spain and Portugal will consider a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The soccer federations released a statement on Saturday saying they will start a “thorough process to analyze the possibility of presenting a joint ...
2019-06-08 18:15

Massive sandcastle breaks world record There's a striking new building in Binz, Germany -- a sandcastle complete with turrets, multiple levels and an enviable seaside location. Find out just how high this sandcastle goes....
2019-06-07 13:30

The U.S. is in the World Cup final with a stop of penalty and a spot of tea With a crucial save by Alyssa Naeher and goals by Christen Press and Alex Morgan — who added her own signature celebration — the defending champions advanced to Sunday's final....
2019-07-03 09:45

Morgan's 'tea-sipping' World Cup celebration causes a stir Alex Morgan powered home the winning header against England to help the United States reach the women's World Cup final on Tuesday but it was her 'tea-sipping' goal celebration that has caused a stir....
2019-07-03 09:45

USWNT advances to Women's World Cup final For the ability to rise to the occasion, for the aptitude to turn a blind eye to pressure and produce on the grandest of stages, there is still no team quite like the US....
2019-07-03 00:30

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
2019-06-06 21:15

Major evacuations in Frankfurt over World War II bomb An area around Frankfurt Zoo and the European Central Bank has been evacuated so a 500-kilogram American bomb can be defused. Some 16,500 people were told to leave, including residents of a nursing home....
2019-07-07 09:30

U.S. reach World Cup final with dramatic win over England Defending champions United States reached the women's World Cup final for the fifth time after an incident-packed 2-1 win over England, who missed a late penalty, on Tuesday....
2019-07-03 09:45

We may be witnessing the birth of an exomoon around a distant world A planet 369 light years away appears to be surrounded by a disc of dust the like of which we’ve never seen before. It may eventually turn into rings or moons...
2019-06-14 14:30

Women’s World Cup has come a long way since cupboard commentary The media coverage and popularity of this year’s tournament highlight the dramatic transformation in the women’s gameWhen the first story after the bongs of the BBC Ten O’Clock News comes live from an established anchor reporting from outside a women...
2019-07-06 13:15

How dominant City could help England to World Cup glory "Jen Offord went to Manchester City to investigate how the Women\u0027s Super League club’s commitment to excellence could propel the Lionesses to World Cup glory."...
2019-06-07 13:15

The Real World Returns: Where Are Your All Your Favorite Roommates Now? This is the true story...of seven strangers...picked to live in a house, work together, and have their lives taped. Find out what happens...when people stop being polite...and start getting real.......
2019-06-14 07:15

New York soccer fans go wild for US World Cup win A flood of cheers washed over the Big Apple on Sunday as the US Women’s soccer team bested the Dutch 2-0 in the World Cup finals. Chants of “USA!” echoed up from the shadow of the World Trade Center — where some 200 fans watched with bated breath on ...
2019-07-07 19:45

The world’s most expensive painting is on a Saudi superyacht This Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece may be riding da waves. “Salvator Mundi” — the rare painting whose whereabouts have been shrouded in secrecy since it sold for a record-busting $450 million in 2017 — is being kept on the superya...
2019-06-11 02:45

Liverpool to head to Qatar for Club World Cup "Liverpool\u0027s quest to be crowned world champions will take them to Qatar, after the Arab country was awarded hosting rights for the next two editions of the Club World Cup before the seven-team tournament is expanded to 24 teams in 2021."...
2019-06-03 22:30

Social media becomes ode to Lavelle in breakthrough World Cup The Women's World Cup may be over for another four years, but the breakthrough tournament of one young US star already has fans excited about the future....
2019-07-08 03:00

U.S. Wins Record Fourth World Cup Title Live coverage and analysis of the Women’s World Cup final. The United States is chasing its record fourth title. The Netherlands is trying to win its first....
2019-07-08 02:45

Road to 2022 World Cup begins in Mongolia The long road to the 2022 World Cup finals begins in the footballing backwaters of Mongolia on Thursday as the first games that count towards qualification for Qatar are hosted in Asia....
2019-06-04 20:15

Trump praises U.S. on World Cup success after row with captain U.S. President Donald Trump praised the women's national soccer team in the wake of their World Cup triumph on Sunday and said he would look into inviting them to the White House, just days after a spat with the captain....
2019-07-08 01:15

Landmark women's World Cup set to be game-changer As the United States began celebrating their World Cup win over the Netherlands on Sunday, FIFA president Gianni Infantino strode out on to the field with French president Emmanuel Macron....
2019-07-08 01:15

Germany debates World War II memorial for Poland Supporters and critics of a Berlin memorial to commemorate Polish victims of World War II debate how to honor those killed by the Nazi regime. Some question if national monuments are the best way to remember the past....
2019-07-04 13:45

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappe...
2019-06-03 16:15

A history of the U.S. women’s national team in the World Cup The Americans have played in five title games since the sport’s marquee event was launched in 1991. Here’s a look back at their history through the tournament’s eight editions....
2019-07-04 07:15

U.S. wins World Cup with a final four-star performance The United States won the title for a record fourth time, capping a dominant showing that sparked larger conversations about gender, equity and patriotism....
2019-07-08 00:15

USA v Thailand: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! USA will not find it easy in a talent-packed World CupHope Solo: If you’re not nervous, you don’t care enough to winWomen’s World Cup team guides: USA and ThailandGroup F: Chile v Sweden suspended by weather – live!Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or ema...
2019-06-11 20:45

China Says It Doesn't Want To Replace US As "Boss Of World" China doesn't seek to surpass the U.S. as the globe's dominant power but is prepared to "fight to the end" if needed, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said, as trade friction grows between the world's......
2019-06-03 09:15

Trump congratulates USA on World Cup win despite confrontation with Rapinoe Megan Rapinoe, a goalscorer in Lyon, said she would not visit the White House if the team won the title and was invitedAfter the USA claimed their fourth World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Netherlands in the final in Lyon on Sunday, Donald Trump tweet...
2019-07-07 23:30

World Cup 2019: Breaking down how the tournament works The USWNT begins play in the World Cup on Tuesday. The tournament format can be a little confusing, so here's a breakdown of how it works.       ...
2019-06-12 01:15

France commemorates deadly World War II massacre ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE, France (AP) — France is remembering 75 years since Nazi troops massacred 642 people in Oradour-sur-Glane and destroyed the small village near Limoges. A mass took place Monday at the site of the deadliest massacre in Nazi-occupied ...
2019-06-10 16:30

Faithful Muslims around the world begin celebrating Eid BEIRUT (AP) — Muslims across the Middle East and beyond are celebrating the start of the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, a time for family and festivities. The holiday marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, when devout Muslims fast from sunrise ...
2019-06-04 12:15

Unexploded World War II bombs may still be buried at Pompeii Mt. Vesuvius erupted in March 1944. Here, American B-25 Mitchell Bombers fly past Vesuvius, March 17–21, 1944. (credit: Unknown photographer / Archive of Raymond D. Yusi, Army Corps of Engineers) Every now and again, real-life archaeology sounds a ...
2019-07-08 19:15

USWNT will have to overcome World Cup circus one more time Heather O’Reilly has been on every side of this. The former United States Women’s National Team midfielder was a part of the World Cup heartbreak in 2011, the jubilation in 2015 and now she is playing the role of nervous spectator. “I was a complete ...
2019-07-05 09:30

How to make the world's crispiest hash browns I suck at hash browns. My efforts are so lackluster I feel inadequate as a father. Saturday mornings, I’d throw a bag full of wet potato shreds into the skillet—five minutes would go by, then 10, 15, and by minute 20 the potatoes would still be whit...
2019-06-04 17:15

USA Basketball announces 20 names for World Cup camp COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Basketball has announced the 20 names for the national team training camp to be held this summer in advance of the FIBA World Cup in China. Most of the 35 players selected last year for the pool are no longer in the...
2019-06-10 19:15

This Man Quit His Job As Engineer 4 Years Ago To Cycle Across The World It was four years ago when Jacky Chen embarked upon a challenge after quitting his job as an electronics engineer: riding his bicycle across the world....
2019-06-11 04:30

The electric cars with the best real-world range Range estimates are exactly that - estimates. We show you what you can expect from an EV in the real-world Battery technology and charging infrastructure is constantly improving, quickly turning EVs from niche vehicles to a viable replacements to co...
2019-06-11 05:15

5 players to watch at the Women's World Cup With the World Cup kicking off this week, here are five players to watch: USA's Alex Morgan, Canada's Christine Sinclair, Brazil's Marta, Australia's Sam Kerr and Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan.       ...
2019-06-04 10:15

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle added a goal in the 69th...
2019-07-08 10:30

The World's Fastest Lawnmower Can Get to 100 MPH Faster Than a McLaren F1 Honda, as you might remember, spent an unspecified amount of time building and perfecting a super lawn mower that it believes could cut grass at 50 mph, probably for no reason other than giggles and a little press. That lawn mower, as it turns out, c...
2019-06-11 01:45

UN panel: Connect half the world, and $20 phones can help A U.N. panel is calling for greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people, and a senior Google executive says cellphones with Internet access are being created to sell for about $20 to help make this possible...
2019-06-11 05:30

World cannot shut China out, vice president says, in jab at U.S. China and the rest of the world must co-exist, Vice President Wang Qishan said on Monday, in an indirect jab at the United States, with which Beijing is trying to resolve a bitter trade war....
2019-07-08 12:15

As the World Heats Up, the Climate for News Is Changing, Too Rival newsrooms are joining together to meet a crisis years in the making. But there is disagreement among some journalists on how to play the story....
2019-07-08 12:15

USA carried social and sporting burdens at the World Cup. They won anyway Complacency, attacks from Donald Trump and the battle for equal pay were supposed to catch up with the Americans. They still lifted the trophyThere were plenty of reasons to expect the US wouldn’t repeat as Women’s World Cup champions. Most teams onl...
2019-07-08 13:30

Cameroon, The Cinderellas Of The Last World Cup, Are Back For Another Dance A side effect of women’s soccer being so discouraged and underfunded in most every part of the world is that only rarely do we see many true upsets or surprises. The traditional powers usually have such enormous structural advantages, and have had th...
2019-06-10 22:30

How do global suppliers thrive in a tough world? There are many great examples of how innovation keeps big auto suppliers healthy, but a smaller, lesser-known supplier named Kiekert offers another kind of compelling case study....
2019-06-10 22:30

AMD's $749 Ryzen 9 3950X is the 'world's first' 16-core gaming CPU Today during its E3 2019 press conference, AMD announced it's pushing gaming beyond 8- or 12-cores, with a new "best of the best" CPU. The "World's first 16-core gaming CPU" is the Ryzen 9 3950X, which will be available in September for $74...
2019-06-11 08:30

Rapinoe fuses politics, pay and tech with World Cup win A Women's World Cup stirred by heated debates on politics, pay and technology saw the narratives fused in the final by the undisputed star of the tournament       ...
2019-07-08 05:15

The world’s 15 hottest places in the last day are all in India, Pakistan NEW DELHI – India warned of severe heat in northern and central areas on Monday, following similar extreme weather on Sunday. Of the 15 hottest places in the world in the past 24 hours, eight were in India with the others in neighboring Pakista...
2019-06-04 01:45

When the World’s Most Famous Mystery Writer Vanished On a cold December night in 1926, Agatha Christie went out in her beloved Morris Crowley roadster and didn’t return home for 11 days. Here’s how her disappearance played out....
2019-06-11 11:30

USA getting backlash over player’s wild celebrations at World Cup PARIS, FRANCE – Team USA is an overwhelming favorite heading into Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final against the Netherlands. However, in Europe, Team USA players are receiving heavy criticism for some of their celebrations on the fie...
2019-07-05 08:30

Marozsan ruled out of World Cup group phase "German midfield stalwart Dzsenifer Marozsan will miss the rest of the women\u0027s World Cup group phase after breaking a toe in their Group B opening win over China on Saturday."...
2019-06-11 13:15

Women’s World Cup Preview: Meet the Teams There will be 552 players representing 24 countries at the World Cup in France. Some are household names. Many are not. Here’s a primer before the tournament begins Friday....
2019-06-04 23:30

Rose Lavelle Dribbled Her Way Into World Cup Immortality One name stood out for its relative obscurity on the projected starting lineup for the USWNT before the Women’s World Cup began. There were the names everyone knows, the ones that belong to some of the greatest players in U.S. soccer history, but hid...
2019-07-08 19:30

U.S. World Cup goal celebrations polarizes opinion The United States' record 13-0 drubbing of Thailand at the Women's World Cup on Tuesday did not sit well with everybody, with opinion divided on whether the team should have so mercilessly punished a hapless opponent....
2019-06-12 08:30

| SA squad confirmed for FINA World Championships The South African aquatics team will begin their preparations for the Olympic Games next year when they compete at the 18th FINA World Championships....
2019-07-07 04:45

France 2-1 Norway: Women's World Cup – as it happened A controversial VAR penalty helped France maintain their 100% record in Group ALe Sommer penalty spares Renard’s blushesGolden boot standings: the top scorers at France 2019 10.07pm BST Here’s tonight’s match report from Suzanne Wrack in Nice ... Rel...
2019-06-12 23:15

After World Cup, USWNT could really score at home for soccer Once the equal pay issue is properly resolved, the USA men's and women's teams can grow and prosper by doing joint promotional efforts: Our view       ...
2019-07-09 01:30

The Women's World Cup Still Belongs To America, But For How Much Longer? The strongest testament to the United States’ comprehensive supremacy in women’s soccer is how unspectacular their successful defense of the World Cup title was this summer....
2019-07-09 01:45

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

Check out the world’s tallest sandcastle Finished on June 5, 2019, the world's tallest sandcastle is a meter higher than the previous record.        ...
2019-06-06 02:30

Fraser-Pryce blazes world leading 10.88 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's steady return to her best form continued at the Racers Grand Prix on Saturday when the twice Olympic champion blazed to a world leading 10.88 seconds in the 100 meters at the National Stadium in Kingston....
2019-06-09 10:30

Teach Your Kid About Money by Creating an Imaginary World When I stumbled into adulthood a couple of decades ago, money was an absolute mystery to me—or at least, the management of it was. Expenses like car maintenance, water, trash, health insurance and taxes came as a huge shock, stunning me with how quic...
2019-06-06 03:00

Fox Sports will stream every Women's World Cup game in 4K Fox Sports offered 4K streams for the 2018 FIFA World Cup last year, but in order to watch them, you had to own a HiSense TV. For the Women's World Cup that begins Friday in France, those higher quality streams will be more readily available. Th...
2019-06-06 03:45

Soccer: Absent Hegerberg would have lit up the World Cup, says Rapinoe U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe knows all about taking a stance for social equality and justice, and can understand why Norway's Ada Hegerberg has turned her back on the women's World Cup....
2019-06-06 04:30

World Cup 2019, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: When And Where To Watch New Zealand, ranked fourth in the ICC ODI rankings, registered comprehensive win over India before losing to a batting-heavy Windies in the warm-ups....
2019-05-31 16:15

European Markets Feel the World's Pain With its trade-dependent companies and weak banks, the eurozone is feeling the effects of intensifying concerns about global trade and a slowdown in the Chinese economy....
2019-05-31 15:30

Eleven stars to watch at the Women's World Cup If Phil Neville’s England can match or better the team’s 2015 Women’s World Cup showing over the next few weeks in France, interest levels at home will be unprecedented....
2019-06-06 04:30

MS Dhoni Likely To Retire After India's Last World Cup Match If India qualify for the finals and go on to win the World Cup, it would be ideal setting for a fitting farewell to one of the legends of Indian cricket....
2019-07-03 14:30

Why it's OK that the U.S. women ran up the score in 13-0 World Cup win against Thailand The U.S. women's soccer team routed Thailand 13-0 in World Cup opener, prompting backlash against such a large win.       ...
2019-06-13 04:00

Breaking down the full US women’s World Cup roster With the U.S. Women’s National Team set to open their World Cup title defense versus Venezuela at 2 p.m. Sunday on Fox, here is a look at the roster that is tasked with getting the job done. Keepers Alyssa Naeher Hometown: Stratford, Conn. Afte...
2019-06-09 10:15

Take a look at the most expensive SUV in the world: the $1.9 million Karlmann King If you're looking to spend $1.9 million on a new vehicle, an Italian armored car based on a Ford F-550 chassis is probably not on your radar. Karlmann is trying to change that....
2019-05-31 14:15

10 Women's World Cup 2019 Heroines To Champion Now England may have crashed out, but there's still plenty to celebrate. From the Brazilian legend for whom lipstick is war paint to the American force taking President Trump to task, meet the World Cup 2019's most inspiring participants...
2019-07-03 18:30

The Women's World Cup Has Already Been Marred By Some Corny VAR Bullshit There is no shortage of arguments to be made against the proliferation of replay review in soccer, and I won’t bog down this blog post with points we’ve already made on the site many times over. Besides, the argument against the VAR decision from tod...
2019-06-07 22:15

Aly & AJ Make Great Pop Songs. They Also Want to Change the World For super-fans of a musician, actor, or any celebrity, there’s nothing like meeting the object of their fandom. At concert meet and greets, premium ticket-holders get a chance before the show to shake the hand of the artist they are seeing perf...
2019-06-12 20:45

USA on course for glory at the Women's World Cup — but its era of dominance may be under threat The U.S. has the chance take home the FIFA Women's Soccer World Cup on Sunday for a fourth time, but on the evidence of the 2019 tournament its era of dominance may struggle to be extended....
2019-07-05 15:45

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Will Let You Decorate The Whole World It’s been so long since Tom Nook last bled us dry and left us to die beneath a mountain of themed furniture inside our mini-mansions, and everybody’s begging for more. Pocket Camp was a nice appetizer, but it’s no substitute for the real thing. Anima...
2019-06-12 10:15

US wins 4th World Cup title, 2nd in a row, beats Dutch 2-0 The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle added a goal in the 69th     &#...
2019-07-07 23:30

‘The world’s greatest email app’ is a privacy nightmare Superhuman bills itself as the world’s greatest email client. It should, given how much it costs; users of the app pay $30 a month for a subscription. It justifies that cost by being as feature complete as possible. It includes an array of keyboard s...
2019-07-04 00:45

If you're not nervous at a World Cup, you don't care enough to win | Hope Solo The pressure of a major tournament can be difficult to handle – and not a lot of players have the ability to deal with that day in and day outBefore every World Cup game I played in, I felt good during the warm up. I was ready to play and wanted to p...
2019-06-10 11:45

Politicians praise America's World Cup win, some say 'pay them what they deserve' The U.S. women’s soccer team lifted the World Cup trophy for the second time in four years on Sunday – leading to both praise and calls for equal pay from American politicians....
2019-07-07 23:00

'Go gays!': Why USA's LGBTQ World Cup stars are more important than ever With homophobic attitudes on the rise in the US, the exploits of gay American heroes on the pitch in France are a welcome sight“Go gays!” said Megan Rapinoe following USA’s World Cup quarter-final victory over France. “You can’t win a championship wi...
2019-07-05 18:15

FIFA says only 14 women's World Cup matches are sold out World soccer governing body FIFA said on Tuesday that they have allocated a million tickets for the ongoing women's World Cup in France but only 14 of the 52 matches are sold out, countering claims that tickets were selling fast....
2019-06-12 14:30

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also are fighting very different battles in their quest for equality, writes DW's Barbara Mohr in Reims....
2019-06-10 01:30

Could this be the worst cafe in the world? | Gene Marks New Zealand cafe has been dubbed the ‘F… Off Shop’ by the locals and the owner is called the ‘Wicked Witch of Springfield’We all know that Basil Fawlty ran the worst hotel in the world. But who’s got the worst cafe? Karyn Cullingford might be in the ...
2019-07-05 20:45

Women's World Cup: Equal pay tweets skyrocket after USA win Tweets related to pay skyrocketed following the United States Women's National Team's win against the Netherlands in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup final....
2019-07-08 21:30

In the Good Omens finale, the end of the world is a lot less interesting than what comes next If there’s one moment in the novel Good Omens that most closely resembles co-author Terry Pratchett’s solo work—other than all those footnotes, anyway—it’s the bit in the big climax, when Aziraphale and Crowley realize that Adam Young’s unintentional...
2019-06-05 19:30

'It's ghost slavery': the troubling world of pop holograms Dead stars from Whitney Houston to Maria Callas are going on tour again. As Miley Cyrus explores the issue in a new Black Mirror, we uncover the greatest identity crisis in music todayMiley Cyrus Q&A: ‘My personal experiences helped craft the episode...
2019-06-01 10:45

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé....
2019-06-05 21:45

Rose Lavelle has been U.S. soccer’s World Cup revelation The 24-year-old midfielder has earned attention in her first World Cup with quick footwork and a nutmeg for the highlight reel, but the national team has long known what it had in her....
2019-07-05 23:45

Brazil v Jamaica: Women's World Cup - live! Minute-by-minute updates from the game in Grenoble10 young players to watch from the Women’s World CupSend your emails to Nick here or tweet him @NickMiller79 3.06pm BST 34 mins: The late, late, late offside flag strikes again, as it has a number of ...
2019-06-09 16:15

| Trash from the top of the world handed over for recycling in Nepal Aluminium ladders and cans collected from Mount Everest may find a second life as pots and pans, as bags of trash were collected after the climbing season....
2019-06-05 22:45

Ecuador says Cascabel could become a top world copper mine A preliminary study of the Cascabel mining project in northern Ecuador shows that it could become one of the world's largest copper, silver and gold mines, Ecuador's government said on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 04:45

World Cup Players Say Muscles and Makeup Mix Just Fine, Thanks Rejecting notions about how they should present themselves as female athletes, the women are turning to colorful hair and bold lips to showcase their style and enhance performance....
2019-06-20 20:01

Ben Simmons among nine NBA stars in Australia's World Cup squad Coach Andrej Lemanis announces strong squad17-man list will be trimmed to 12 playersBen Simmons, Joe Ingles, Patty Mills, Aron Baynes and Matthew Dellavedova headline Australia’s star-studded extended squad for the Fiba World Cup campaign. Boomers co...
2019-05-23 08:45

FIFA: Only 32 teams in Qatar World Cup 2022 World football's governing body was hoping to expand the competition to include 48 countries. However, that would have needed another Gulf country to host games along with Qatar, amid deteriorating ties in the region....
2019-05-23 09:30

USA 94 – 25 years on: football’s evolution captivates the world Italy’s heartbreak and Brazil’s mastery are memorable moments of an event that proved a catalyst for the game’s global expansionA quarter of a century ago on Saturday millions of people all over the planet stopped what they might normally be doing to...
2019-07-13 04:45

Seeking more respect, superstar Hegerberg out of World Cup Ada Hegerberg is the best player in women's soccer but she will not be at the Women's World Cup        ...
2019-05-23 12:15

How Christina Anstead Completely Renovated Her World Christina Anstead will birth a new baby tonight. Not her son with new husband Ant Anstead, set to arrive at some point in early September. Rather it's her solo HGTV venture,......
2019-05-23 12:30

MS Dhoni Should Bat At No. 5 In World Cup 2019: Sachin Tendulkar Over the years, MS Dhoni has proved that he can vary the pace of his innings at will and that is what makes him so dangerous in the shorter formats of the game....
2019-05-23 13:45