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09/18/2019

E.U. Chief Says the Risk of a No-Deal Brexit ‘Remains Very Real’ (STRASBOURG, France) — The risk of Britain leaving the European Union without a divorce deal remains “very real,” European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker declared Wednesday as EU lawmakers debated the ramifications of a no-dea...
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‘Unique and Exquisite’ 2022 Olympic Mascots Revealed (BEIJING) — A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing. The mascots were revealed Tuesday at a ceremony at the Shougang Ice Hockey Arena in the Chinese capital. Beij...
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Trump Orders Tighter Sanctions on Iran After Attack on Saudi Arabia (Bloomberg) –– U.S. President Donald Trump ordered tighter sanctions on Iran days after strikes on Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil installation rattled energy markets and raised the specter of a slide toward regional war. “I have j...
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Saudi Arabia Says Iranian Missiles and Drones Hit Oil Facilities (RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — Saudi Arabia alleged Wednesday that Iranian cruise missiles and drones attacked the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry, showing journalists the remains of the weapons while stopping short of directly accusing Ira...
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Graeme Gibson, Canadian Author and Margaret Atwood’s Longtime Partner, Dies at 85 Graeme Gibson, the Canadian author of books including Five Legs and Perpetual Motion and longtime partner of author Margaret Atwood, has died. He was 85. His publisher, Penguin Random House, announced his death in a press release Wednesday. Atwood sa...
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Saudis say charred weapons 'unquestionably' prove Iran behind oil attacks The Saudi government on Wednesday produced what it called "material evidence" it says proves Iran was responsible for attacks at two Saudi oil-producing areas -- putting on display burned remains of drones and missiles....
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Tropical Storm Lorena will target Mexico with torrential rainfall into this weekend Tropical Storm Lorena developed in the East Pacific Ocean on Tuesday and will track dangerously close to the country's western coastline by Thursday....
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Australian hiker says he crawled ‘inch-by-inch’ to survive after his leg ‘snapped in half’ An Australian hiker who says his leg “snapped in half” after tumbling down a waterfall revealed Wednesday that he crawled “inch-by-inch” for two days to get to a clearing where he was rescued by a helicopter....
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Saudi oil attacks an 'act of war' by Iran, not Yemen rebels, Pompeo claims U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described the weekend bombing on Saudi oil facilities as an "act of war" and that they were an "Iranian attack" on one of the world's largest oil processing facilities....
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Category 3 Hurricane Humberto set to make close pass off Bermuda as busy Atlantic season continues Bermuda is warning its residents to make their final storm preparations Wednesday as Hurricane Humberto is set to make a close pass off the island, bringing maximum sustained winds of 120 mph....
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Italian champion speedboat racer, 2 crew members killed near Venice trying to break record An Italian champion speedboat racer and two crew members died near Venice after their boat crashed Tuesday during a bid to set a new speed record from Monte Carlo....
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German mom, daughter facing eviction blow up house: police German authorities on Wednesday said a mother and daughter are under investigation for allegedly setting off an explosion at their home in western Germany when police and a court officer showed up to evict them....
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New York student arrested in Russia over medicinal marijuana released, fined after time served: reports The New York City college student arrested in Russia for possession of medical marijuana was released from jail after being sentenced to time served and fined over $200, reports say. ...
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Dutch blackface holiday characters to get ‘sooty faces’ amid public backlash: report A Netherlands’ Christmastime parade that for years featured white people wearing blackface makeup is doing away with that tradition after public backlash and, at times, violent protests.  ...
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For sale: Jack Nicholson's axe, Spock's top and Arnie's jacket – in pictures Film fans will be able to acquire pieces of Hollywood history as memorabilia from the world’s most famous movies is sold at auction. Freddy Krueger’s glove and James Bond’s pistol are among items to go on sale at Prop Store’s annual live auction of f...
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Tyler, the Creator review – hero's welcome for rap's heartbroken dandy Brixton Academy, LondonAt his first UK show since a travel ban from Theresa May was overturned, Tyler, the Creator’s lovely, submissive neo-soul tracks segue into pyro and moshpits‘Fuck Theresa May!” The chants from the crowd begin after just one tra...
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Tegan and Sara: ‘People never talk about women and drug use positively’ The biggest twins in pop are returning to where it all began with High School, a book chronicling the acid, raves, girlfriends and guitars that shaped their teenage yearsThere are plenty of early 90s touchstones that pepper Tegan and Sara’s elegant a...
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Top 10 novels about burning issues for young adults From Black Lives Matter to the south London modelling circuit, the tangled mess of real life provides plenty of raw material for YA fictionNewspapers and novels – fact and fiction – are often seen as polar opposites. But as a writer of both, I have c...
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Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith review – memories of the magic and the mundane From looming political crisis to a leaky flat – a troubled year in the life of a great American punk poetAt the start of 2016, Patti Smith’s friend the producer, manager and rock critic Sandy Pearlman was hospitalised after suffering a brain haemorrh...
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The 50 best comedians of the 21st century From apocalyptic standup Frankie Boyle to the many hilarious faces of Tina Fey, Steve Coogan, Sharon Horgan and Kristen Wiig, we present the funniest comics of the eraOur No 1 comedian’s funniest momentsMore of the best Theatre | TV | Dance | Film | ...
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Marvel is about to solve two of the remaining mysteries from ‘Endgame’, but we have a long wait ahead of us Avengers: Infinity War set up Endgame perfectly to become the highest-grossing movie ever. The first film ended with an amazing cliffhanger and offered plenty of mysteries that needed solving, so Marvel fans flocked to cinemas to see how Marvel fixed...
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Researchers are performing integer factorization using modified MRAM Ease of scaling could make probabilistic computing competitive with current-day quantum computers, though limitations of the design prompt researchers to dub it the "poor man's qubit."...
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Okay, Ladies, Now Let’s Get In Formation: 5 Ridiculously Fun Bachelorette Party Destinations Where You Can Lap Up Gallons Of Cola And Rip Ass With Your Best Gals Planning a bachelorette party doesn’t have to be stressful. All you need to show your beautiful bride-to-be a rip-roaring good time (besides a wide variety of penis-themed inflatables, of course) are hundreds of gallons of cola, a fun group of gals w...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Major Security Crisis: The Rooster That’s Loose In The White House Is No Longer Afraid Of The Jack-O’-Lantern President Trump Put Outside The Oval Office To Scare It Away A national security crisis is currently unfolding in Washington, D.C. that could alter the course of American history forever: According to the Secret Service, the rooster that’s currently loose in the White House is no longer afraid of the jack-o’-l...
21:17, 09/18/2019

South Sudan’s peace process ‘precarious, but progress in being made’, Security Council hears One year on from the signing of a Revitalized Agreement to ease conflict in South Sudan, the country’s political leaders “have met some, but certainly not all”, of the expectations laid out, the top UN official for the country told the Security Counc...
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Jürgen Klopp asks media 'does anyone in the room think it was a penalty?' – video It was not the ideal start for Liverpool in their bid to defend their Champions League title as they lost 2-0 at Napoli. The hosts took the lead after a penalty was awarded later in the second half. A decision which Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp dis...
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Warren Gatland speaks after Howley sent home for suspected betting breach – video Wales head coach Warren Gatland has revealed he was 'shocked' by the news that his assistant coach Rob Howley had been sent home from their World Cup training camp in Japan due to a suspected betting breach. Gatland admited the news had sent shockwav...
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Fernando Ricksen, former Netherlands and Rangers footballer, dies aged 43 Dutchman had been living with motor neurone diseaseRicksen won 12 caps and spent six seasons at IbroxThe former Rangers and Netherlands player Fernando Ricksen has died at the age of 43, six years after revealing that he had motor neurone disease.“Ra...
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FA looking into claims deaf footballer was abused during Youth Cup match • Stamford’s Will Palmer alleges abuse by Lincoln United player• ‘I was in shock,’ says 17-year-old semi-professional playerThe Football Association is examining claims that a promising deaf footballer was abused and goaded about his disability durin...
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Show top women's sport on free-to-air TV too, says Nicky Morgan Culture secretary calls for equal coverage for major women’s competitions like World CupThe culture secretary has called for top flight women’s sport to be added to televised sport’s “crown jewels” list, which would guarantee them exposure to potenti...
21:17, 09/18/2019

County cricket: Abbott haul sets up title decider at Taunton – as it happened Kyle Abbott took 17 wickets for Hampshire as they beat Somerset, while Essex set up a title-deciding finale at Taunton by thrasing Surrey 6.18pm BST Sophia Gardens Glamorgan 435 & 251-5 dec v Leicestershire 263 & 32-2. Leics need 392 runs to winOld T...
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Manchester United’s Greenwood ‘one of best finishers I’ve seen’, says Solskjær • Young striker in line to start in Europa League against Astana• Solskjær intends to rotate and give younger players game timeOle Gunnar Solskjær has described Mason Greenwood as one of the best finishers he has seen and is ready to give the 17-year...
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Diego Simeone: 'If I want something I go after it ad nauseam' Simeone reflects on his life as a manager: from working in Argentina to winning trophies with Atlético MadridBy The Coaches’ Voice for the Guardian Sport NetworkMy youngest son, Giuliano, dipped his croissant in his milk, took a bite and looked up at...
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Chelsea open talks with Abraham and Tomori over new five-year contracts • Move signals faith in young players under Frank Lampard• Barkley vows to step up again despite costly penalty missChelsea have opened talks with Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori over new five-year deals, signalling their determination to continue bu...
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End of Fernando Ricksen’s suffering brings both heartbreak and relief | Stuart James Death of the former Rangers and Netherlands player brings to a close a brutal six-year battle with motor neurone diseaseThe call came just after 10am. Vincent de Vries, Fernando Ricksen’s ghostwriter and loyal friend, had known for a long time that t...
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Shakhtar Donetsk v Manchester City: Champions League – live! Champions League updates from the 8pm BST kick-offOlympiakos v Tottenham: Champions League – follow it live!PSG v Real Madrid: Champions League – follow it live!And you can email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 8.02pm BST 1 min: Chance! The free-kick i...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Paris Saint-Germain v Real Madrid: Champions League – live! Champions League updates from the 8pm BST kick-offOlympiakos v Tottenham: Champions League – follow it live!Shakhtar Donetsk v Man City: Champions League – follow it live!Any thoughts? You can email scott.murray@theguardian.com 8.04pm BST 2 min: And ...
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Olympiakos 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Champions League – live reaction! Champions League updates from the 5.55pm BST kick-offPSG v Real Madrid: Champions League – follow it live!Shakhtar v Man City: Champions League – follow it live!Any thoughts? You can email Paul or tweet @paul_doyle 7.53pm BST “When we go 2-0 up after...
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'We're still the best': Stephen Curry commits to playing in 2020 Olympics Curry planning on playing in 2020 Olympics: ‘That is the plan’USA coming off embarrassing seventh-place World Cup finishGolden State Warriors star Steph Curry is planning to be part of the team that represents the United States at the 2020 Olympic Ga...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Fed pumps more cash as key rate breaks above target The Federal Reserve injected another $75 billion into a U.S. banking system on Wednesday, restoring a measure of order after a bout of extreme volatility inside the bank funding market drove the central bank's benchmark interest rate above its target...
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Analyst view: Fed's day two of cash injection into U.S. banking system As if the U.S. Federal Reserve didn't already have enough on its plate heading into its meeting on interest rates this week, chaos deep inside the plumbing of the U.S. financial system has thrown policymakers an unexpected curve ball....
21:17, 09/18/2019

Instant view: U.S. fed funds rate breaks above Fed's target range A key interest rates the Federal Reserve aims to influence to control monetary policy broke above the top-end of the central bank's target range for the first time since the global credit crisis more than a decade ago....
21:17, 09/18/2019

U.S. fed funds rate breaks above Fed's target range A key interest rates the Federal Reserve aims to influence to control monetary policy broke above the top-end of the central bank's target range for the first time since the global credit crisis more than a decade ago....
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Fed's job gets more complex as fed funds rate moves out of bounds Stress in U.S. money markets loomed over a Federal Reserve policy meeting on Wednesday with new data showing that the central bank's target interest rate had drifted outside the level set by the central bank for the first time since the 2007-2009 fin...
21:17, 09/18/2019

U.S. trade groups urge Congress to rein in 'Tariff Man' Trump Nearly two dozen U.S. lobbying groups have joined forces to try to rein in U.S. President Donald Trump's power to unilaterally impose tariffs amid growing concern about the negative economic impact of his trade policies....
21:17, 09/18/2019

Fed does the 'right thing' in supporting repo market: JPMorgan's Dimon JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon credited the U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday with doing the "right thing" in supporting the overnight funding needs of banks after borrowing costs suddenly spiked on Monday....
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Five ways the Fed's rate cut could affect consumers The Federal Reserve's decision to cut interest rates on Wednesday for the second time this year could have wide-ranging implications for consumers' wallets....
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FOMC statement from Sept 17-18 meeting Following is the full text of the statement released by the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday following a two-day meeting:...
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Fed makes small changes in bid to better control policy rate The Federal Reserve on Wednesday tweaked two key rates used to manage its main policy lever after turmoil this week in funding markets briefly pushed the overnight bank-to-bank lending rates above the U.S. central bank's target range....
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GM to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers in Canada General Motors Co said on Wednesday it plans to temporarily lay off about 1,200 workers at its Oshawa assembly plant in Canada, which makes the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks....
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Wall Street sinks after Fed gives mixed signals on next move Wall Street sank on Wednesday when Federal Reserve policy makers gave mixed signals about their next move after cutting interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point in a widely expected move....
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U.S. housing starts, building permits scale 12-year high U.S. homebuilding surged to more than a 12-year high in August as both single- and multi-family housing construction accelerated, suggesting that lower mortgage rates were finally providing a boost to the struggling housing market....
21:17, 09/18/2019

Pennsylvania joins states opposed to merger of T-Mobile, Sprint Pennsylvania is joining more than a dozen states that have filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping T-Mobile US's $26 billion purchase of Sprint , New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a statement on Wednesday....
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Stocks fall after Fed cuts rates but gives mixed signals; dollar up Wall Street stocks slipped on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve gave mixed signals about what may happen next after it cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point for the second time this year in a widely expected move....
21:17, 09/18/2019

Instant view: Fed cuts rates again, gives mixed signals for next move The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point for the second time this year on Wednesday in a widely expected move meant to sustain a decade-long economic expansion, but gave mixed signals about what may happen next....
21:17, 09/18/2019

Airbus revises up jet demand, warns of 'lose-lose' tariff war Airbus warned of the risks of a 'lose-lose' transatlantic tariff war on Wednesday as it raised forecasts for jetliner demand over the next 20 years, led by the new industrial hubs of Asia....
21:17, 09/18/2019

Trump on Fed: 'No "guts," no sense, no vision!' President Donald Trump blasted the Federal Reserve for delivering only a quarter-percentage point interest rate cut on Wednesday, saying the U.S. central bank and its chair, Jerome Powell, had "No 'guts,' no sense, no vision!"...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Fed cuts rates on 7-3 vote, gives mixed signals on next move The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point for the second time this year on Wednesday in a widely expected move meant to sustain a decade-long economic expansion, but gave mixed signals about what may happen next....
21:17, 09/18/2019

Airbus forecasts 48,000 aircraft to be in operation by 2038 Aerospace company says boost in air travel to continue despite aviation concernsThe number of commercial aircraft in operation will more than double in the next 20 years to 48,000 planes worldwide, Airbus has forecast.The European aerospace company s...
21:17, 09/18/2019

US moves to scrap speed limits on pig slaughter lines New rules will allow production lines at pork plants to run faster, despite concerns over safety and qualityThe US government has given the go-ahead to new rules to eliminate production line speed limits at pig slaughterhouses, deeming restrictions “...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Wind power: crown estate opens new bids for seabed rights Offshore leasing auction starts for 7GW capacity project that could supply 6m UK homesThe crown estate has opened the first leasing round for offshore windfarms in a decade to usher in a new generation of wind projects expected to eventually generate...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Moderate Democrats' climate proposal highlights rift with progressives New Democrat Coalition worried that Green New Deal plays into Republican messaging, seek ‘secure durable climate legislation’Moderate congressional Democrats worried about the infeasibility of passing the kind of sweeping climate legislation their pr...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Ilhan Omar says Trump put her life at risk with false 'partying on 9/11' claim – live Congresswoman says president ‘is continuing to spread lies’ with retweet about 13 September event celebrating black women in CongressThe Guardian is joining forces with more than 250 news outlets around the world to strengthen coverage of the climate...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Market reform, Aramco IPO in focus as Saudi seeks to reassure investors Saudi Arabia is pressing on with capital markets reform and its planned IPO of Aramco in spite of drone attacks on its oil facilities that briefly spooked markets. Virginia Furness reports from Riyadh....
21:17, 09/18/2019

PSG vs Real Madrid LIVE: Uefa Champions League 2019-20 commentary live stream, TV channel, score, prediction For the first time since 2015, Real Madrid kick off their Champions League campaign knowing they are no longer holders of Europe's most-coveted prize....
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Man Utd make new contracts for Mason Greenwood, Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard a priority Mason Greenwood and Jesse Lingard are in line for new contracts at Manchester United, who will also try to convince Paul Pogba to commit his future to Old Trafford....
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Eintracht Frankfurt vs Arsenal: Unai Emery defends decision to rest Mesut Ozil after just one appearance Unai Emery insists Mesut Ozil will miss tomorrow night's Europa League clash against Eintracht Frankfurt because he needs a rest – despite playing just once this season....
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New Brunswick community hosts major celebration of Hockeyville The community of Renous, N.B., has been struck by a string of tragedies, resulting in the deaths of a number of young people. One of them formed the basis of the community's application to Kraft Hockeyville....
21:17, 09/18/2019

North's smart glasses are now available across the US One of the greatest obstacles to buying North's smart glasses has simply been to find them. They've only been available at the company's Brooklyn and Toronto flagship stores as well as its pop-ups, which isn't much help to, well, ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Facebook's $149 Portal TV turns your television into a giant smart display Last year, Facebook made its first foray into hardware with the Portal and Portal+ smart displays, which featured an AI-powered camera that could track your movements. Facebook's sketchy reputation on privacy dampened their reception, however, a...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Starbucks Japan wants customers to pay for coffee with pens Starbucks Japan sells a range of NFC-enabled goods and accessories linked to a digital wallet, which you can use to pay for your purchase. Unlike Costa's NFC-enabled cups in the UK, though, those products aren't even related to coffee. The ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

ZenBook Pro Duo review: ASUS makes a case for dual-screen laptops ASUS already paved the way for dual-screen laptops with last year's ScreenPad on the ZenBook Pro, but now it's taking the concept to another level with the ZenBook Pro Duo. It's a powerful 15-inch workstation with a huge secondary disp...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Sonos Move review: Versatility doesn't come cheap It's late September, but still technically summer, so I'm writing this on my back deck, listening to the first Sonos speaker built to be used outside. The Move represents a number of firsts for Sonos: It's built to be used outdoors, it...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Fossil's latest hybrid watch is likely powered by Wear OS Back in January Google announced its plans to buy Fossil's smartwatch technology. Now, after a report by Wareable revealed that the deal involved the acquisition of the movements used in hybrid watches, we have our first clue as to what Google m...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Oppo's next phone can be fully charged in just 30 minutes While a handful of recent flagship phones -- namely Samsung's Note 10+ (with the optional 45W adapter) and Vivo's NEX 3 5G -- can be fully charged in a little over an hour, Oppo's upcoming tech will soon render such "fast" charging spe...
21:17, 09/18/2019

BioWare hopes to fix 'Anthem' by swapping acts for seasonal updates It's no secret that Anthem has had a lukewarm response. Dodgy game mechanics and various other bugs meant that developer BioWare published a blog post less than a month after its release, sharing its plans to make the game better. Now, the compa...
21:17, 09/18/2019

YouTube is bringing a big, ugly ad banner to its TV app's home screen Your living room YouTube experience is about to become decidedly more cluttered. YouTube is bringing its usual Masthead ad to its TV app's home screen, guaranteeing that you'll see a promo before anything else. While the behavior is similar...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Xfinity internet-only customers now get the Flex streaming platform for free As of today, Comcast will provide its internet-only customers with its streaming TV service Xfinity Flex at no additional cost. Xfinity Flex, which is essentially a streaming device and platform, launched in March and originally cost $5 per month. No...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Apple will use recycled rare earth metals in the iPhone's Taptic Engine Apple has a new strategy to make its products more environmentally friendly. Moving forward, the company plans to source the rare earth metals needed to build the iPhone's Taptic Engine from recycled components. The Taptic Engine is the small li...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Amazon rolls out a cash payment option for online orders in the US Amazon is bringing its cash payment option for Amazon.com orders to the US. If you'd like to pay with physical money, you can select the PayCode option at checkout. You'll receive a QR code and will have 24 hours to pay for the goods at a p...
21:17, 09/18/2019

BBC's smart keyboard helps kids live healthy digital lives The BBC wants to help kids have healthy and positive interactions online, and it's hoping its new Own It app will do just that. The app is centered around a keyboard that pops up whenever a user begins to type. If the message is negative, the ap...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Facebook contractors are listening to Portal voice commands again Facebook may have halted human review of Messenger voice chats in August, but that didn't mean it was putting the brakes on everything. The company has revealed to Bloomberg that its contractors will go back to reviewing Portal device voice com...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Instagram will restrict posts on cosmetic surgery and diet products You'll soon see fewer ads for "flat tummy" tea and lip fillers on Instagram. The social media platform announced today that it is tightening restrictions on posts related to diet products and cosmetic surgery. The new rules -- first reported in ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Apple TV+ offers peek at kids shows 'Ghostwriter' and 'Helpsters' Apple won't rely solely on Snoopy in Space to keep your kids happy when TV+ debuts on November 1st. The tech titan has posted the first trailers (only visible on its website right now) for Ghostwriter and Helpsters, both of which will cater to ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Google's Family Link parental controls now include per-app time limits Google introduced Family Link in 2017 to give children their own Google account and to provide an app through which parents could manage their child's screen time. The controls have since been expanded to cover teens too, and from today there wi...
21:17, 09/18/2019

You'll be able to contribute to 2020 presidential campaigns via Alexa With debates underway and just a few months until the first primaries, 2020 presidential election campaigns are in full swing, and you'll soon have another way to donate to your favorite candidate. Campaigns can sign up to receive contributions ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Roland releases Zenbeats, a cross-platform music-making app Roland has been making electronic musical instruments for nearly 50 years and has delivered products like the JU-06A tiny portable synth, keyboards with built-in Alexa controls and mini smartphone mixers. Now, it's entering the world of mobile m...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Honda's first hybrid SUV for the US is the 2020 CR-V Honda hasn't exactly been quick to electrify (the Honda E won't even reach Europe until mid-2020), but it is making up for lost time in a significant way. The automaker is finally bringing a hybrid SUV to the US in the form of the 2020 CR-...
21:17, 09/18/2019

'Apex Legends' teases its newest playable character with in-game cameo In one of the more elaborate and novel teasers for a new playable character in an online game, you can already see Apex Legends' newest star. You just can't play him. Over the last few days, players have spotted Crypto, Apex's long-rum...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Apple wants to trademark 'Slofie' You might have rolled your eyes when Apple mentioned that the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro could do "slofies," but the company is taking things slightly more seriously. Apple has applied to the USPTO for a trademark on the term "Slofie" in terms of "downloa...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Lamborghini’s crazy looking hybrid is more interesting under the hood "We are a game-changer and a provocateur," Lamborghini's CTO, Maurizio Reggiani told Engadget. The automaker has a long history of making waves with traffic-stopping designs and more recently, innovative tech. At last week's Frankfurt Motor...
21:17, 09/18/2019

What’s coming to Netflix in October: The 'Breaking Bad' movie As you'd expect, Netflix is planning plenty of seasonal thrillers for October. The theme this year is that the kids are not okay. You'll meet Eli, a child with a mysterious illness who has to be secluded from the world and is battling "nigh...
21:17, 09/18/2019

India effectively bans e-cigarettes India just became among the first countries to effectively ban vaping. On Wednesday, the country banned the sale, import, advertising and production of e-cigarettes. First-time offenders face up to a year in prison and $1,400 fine, while repeat offen...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Facebook rolls out new line of creepy home speakers Facebook just can’t take a hint. After its first-ever hardware device got slammed by critics as a potential spying apparatus last year, Facebook on Wednesday unveiled a new generation of its “Portal” video chatting devices. The screen-equipped home s...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Millions of Americans’ private medical images are available online, report finds Medical images and health data belonging to millions of Americans — including X-rays and CT scans — are unprotected online and able to be seen by anyone with basic computer expertise, a scathing new report published Tuesday found. Accordi...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Mars orbiter captures crazy photo of planet’s North Pole The Mars we often seen in photos from rovers and orbiters is dry, dusty and barren, but there are parts of the planet that, when viewed separately, could trick you into thinking you’re looking at a totally foreign alien land. The latest snapshot capt...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Facebook to train AI with police bodycam footage to combat extremism Facebook will work with law enforcement agencies to train its artificial intelligence systems to detect videos of violent events as part of its ongoing battle against extremism on the platform....
21:17, 09/18/2019

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Auto-Emissions Authority The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change....
21:17, 09/18/2019

Distant asteroid calamity shaped life on Earth 466 million years ago The cataclysmic asteroid impact off Mexico's coast that doomed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago was not the only time an astronomical event shaped the history of life on Earth....
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Watch live: House seeks answers on mental health of migrant children A House subcommittee will grill a Trump administration official Wednesday morning about the mental health needs of migrant children being held in detention centers....
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New U.S. home construction at strongest level in 12 years New housing construction in the United States grew by 12 percent in August -- the strongest showing in more than a decade, the Commerce Department said Wednesday....
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In photos: Highlights from the week in Washington, D.C., for September 16, 2019 Ivanka Trump leads a workforce advisory board meeting at the Boys & Girls Club; Vice President Mike Pence greets newly naturalized U.S. citizens; and President Donald Trump's former campaign manager testifies in Congress, among the highlights of the ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Tropical Storm Jerry forms in Caribbean, could aim for U.S. next week The Atlantic basin has become a cauldron of tropical activity in recent weeks, and the latest system to bubble up far out over the Atlantic Ocean is Tropical Storm Jerry, which came alive early Wednesday....
20:51, 09/18/2019

President Donald Trump 'revokes' waiver for California to set tougher emissions standards President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration will revoke a federal waiver, granted a decade ago, that allows California to mandate some of the strictest emissions standards for automobiles in the U.S....
20:51, 09/18/2019

Federal Reserve orders 2nd straight interest rate cut For the second meeting in a row, the Federal Reserve ordered another quarter-point interest rate cut at the conclusion of its policy summit Wednesday....
20:51, 09/18/2019

Humberto strengthens into a Category 3 major hurricane as it tracks toward Bermuda Already at Category 3 strength, Hurricane Humberto is expanding off the U.S. East Coast and is projected to threaten Bermuda as it passes later Wednesday, forecasters said....
20:51, 09/18/2019

Nick Carter files restraining order on his brother Aaron Carter Nick Carter filed a restraining order against his brother Aaron Carter over "alarming behavior" and Aaron fired back on Twitter.        ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

'I was crushed': Shawn King surprised to learn from reporter Larry King filed for divorce Shawn King said in an interview that she learned about Larry King filing for divorce from an unexpected source: a journalist.        ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Britney Spears' father won't be charged with child abuse, prosecutor says The mystery about what's going on with Britney Spears' family continues but her father won't be prosecuted for alleged child abuse, says a prosecutor.        ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

All the best looks from Milan Fashion Week, Spring 2020 Milan Fashion Week! Fashion shows continued Wednesday with designs from Prada and more. Scroll through for more eye-popping looks.        ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

A Challenge to Big Tech and Antitrust Thinking in a Surprising Place The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominance. That’s starting to change....
20:51, 09/18/2019

Cities: a 'cause of and solution to' climate change Cities around the world are the “main cause of climate change” but can also offer a part of the solution to reducing the harmful greenhouses gases that are causing global temperatures to rise according to UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd S...
20:51, 09/18/2019

New UN report launched to help ratchet up action to combat climate crisis Ahead of global leaders’ arrival in New York for the Climate Action Summit on 23 September, the United Nations deputy chief has launched a comprehensive report on how the world can take swift and meaningful action to slow down climate change....
20:51, 09/18/2019

UN summits urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a “driver for meaningful, positive change”, according to the man at the helm of the Organiz...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Who is the best RB in the NFL right now? SportsPulse: Zeke? Barkley? Kamara? Who's the best running back in the game today? Former New York Giant RB Tiki Barber ranks his top five and the list will surprise you.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Red Sox legend Carl Yastrzemski, homers at Fenway Park Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Boston Red Sox legend Carl Yastrzemski, hit a home run in his first MLB game at Fenway Park.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Golden State Warriors unveil new uniform combinations for the 2019-20 NBA season In conjunction with their move to San Francisco, the Golden State Warriors have revealed a number of throwbacks and new uniform combinations.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Florida man plans to make MLB history — using 53-year-old trumpet When Florida's Jim Doepke performs the national anthem on his trumpet in the Atlanta Braves' SunTrust Park, he will have played at all 30 MLB stadiums.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Confident and quirky as ever, Kansas coach Les Miles savors Boston College and plans for more Kansas' Les Miles' second act is entertaining, like we all expected. But a resounding win at Boston College suggests it might be successful, as well.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Georgia grocery store removes Irish Spring soap ahead of Notre Dame-Georgia clash Georgia store Dill's Food City posted a sign that noted its Irish Spring soap was "temporarily out of stock" ahead of Notre Dame-Georgia clash.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Hey, Packers fans: Would you cheer for Bears all season for $2,000? There's a contest for that CableTV.com is looking for an NFL fan up for the challenge of cheering for their most-hated rival team in 2019. They'll give you $2,000 and a jersey.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Warriors' Steph Curry wants to play in 2020 Olympics, opens up about Kevin Durant's departure Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he "definitely" wants to play in the 2020 Olympics. He also discussed Kevin Durant's departure.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Felipe Vázquez: What we know about his arrest for solicitation of a child Felipe Vázquez was arrested Tuesday in Pittsburgh for soliciting a child for sexual acts and faces multiple felonies in both Florida and Pennsylvania.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Titans' Derrick Henry says he's tired of seeing his 99-yard touchdown run "It was a great moment. I cherish it. But time to move on," Titans RB Derrick Henry said of his 99-yard run against the Jaguars last December.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Los Angeles Chargers holdout Melvin Gordon insists he's 'going to play somewhere' in 2019 Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon, who is holding out for a new deal, said he's "going to play somewhere" this season.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

His dad was All-SEC for Georgia, but now his son is playing for Notre Dame against the Dawgs Notre Dame tight end Tommy Tremble, son of former Georgia All-SEC safety Greg Tremble, prepares for high-profile homecoming in Athens this weekend       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Saints quarterback Drew Brees to have thumb surgery Wednesday in Los Angeles Asked if injured reserve was a possibility for quarterback Drew Brees, Saints coach Sean Payton said, "I don't think that's the plan."       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

ESPN's Ryan Clark flips out on Paul Finebaum for criticizing Cam Newton during 'Get Up' ESPN commentator Paul Finebaum declared Cam Newton done. That set off Ryan Clark, who used Finebaum's praise of Eli Manning against him.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Opinion: Notre Dame's first visit to Georgia bringing Super Bowl atmosphere to Athens With a victory Saturday, the Bulldogs finally can move closer to blueblood status in college football after nearly four decades of waiting.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Philadelphia Eagles call off full practice due to rash of injuries The Eagles had nine players leave the game Sunday against Atlanta. In turn, the team decided to hold a walkthrough rather than a full practice.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Ranking NFL's 0-2 teams: Who should hit panic button and who's still alive? Starting off 0-2 doesn't have to be a death knell, but only 12.6% of NFL teams that dropped consecutive games to open the season made it the playoffs.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Rick Pitino reaches settlement with University of Louisville Athletic Association Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has reached a settlement in his lawsuit with the University of Louisville Athletic Association.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Terry Bradshaw says benched Giants QB Eli Manning should 'pack bags' and 'go home' Pro Football Hall of Fame QB Terry Bradshaw said if he were Eli Manning he would "pack my bags and I'd go home" now that the Manning has been benched.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Giants rookie Daniel Jones' jersey was highest selling in NFL after QB named starter Sales of rookie quarterback Daniel Jones' jersey skyrocketed over 500 percent on Tuesday, when he was named the Giants' starter.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Playing in Mexico just weeks ago, 29-year-old Rays rookie Johnny Davis endures rags-to-riches path to MLB A native of Compton, Johnny Davis took a long road to the majors, spending time playing in Mexico and an independent league.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Braylon Edwards: Michigan football is 'light years behind Ohio State' Braylon Edwards, the former Michigan All-American receiver, hasn't masked his frustration with his alma mater, particularly in the Jim Harbaugh era.       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star Felipe Vazquez admits to sex with 13-year-old in driveway, complaint says Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star Felipe Vazquez admitted to sex with then-13-year-old, now living in Fort Myers, in driveway, complaint says       ...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Kevin Spacey accuser dies before sexual assault lawsuit proceeds The late and undisclosed plaintiff had accused the 'Baby Driver' actor of forcing him to grope his genitals during a massage therapy appointment in 2016....
20:17, 09/18/2019

First known Canadian case of vaping-related illness reported in London, Ont. A release from the MLHU says the youth "has been diagnosed with severe respiratory illness that has been linked to the individual’s use of vaping products."...
20:17, 09/18/2019

What Reconstruction-Era Laws Can Teach Our Democracy “The Second Founding,” by the historian Eric Foner, argues that the radical promise of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments — all passed after the Civil War — remains unfulfilled today....
20:17, 09/18/2019

An Indoor Sea and Miles of Metalwork: Antony Gormley’s Crowning Moment The British sculptor says he wants to transport visitors to “the threshold between the known and the unknown” at his ambitious new show in the Royal Academy of Arts, London....
20:17, 09/18/2019

Acronis raises $147 million for tools that back up, protect, and restore data Backup and recovery solutions provider Acronis has raised $147 million in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs, valuing the company at $1 billion.Read More...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Facebook’s Portal TV lets you watch shows during video calls Facebook introduced Portal TV, which lets users make video calls and watch videos together, along with Portal Mini and a redesigned Portal smart display.Read More...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Canopy provides a blueprint for privacy-focused content recommendations Built by former Spotify alums, Canopy is setting out to create a personalization engine that recommends content without invading your privacy.Read More...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Indus.ai raises $8 million for construction site management AI Indus.ai raised $8 million to further develop its computer vision that helps construction project managers track progress and safety compliance.Read More...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Salesforce’s Einstein Search uses AI to personalize CRM search results Salesforce's new customer relationship management solution, Einstein Search, taps AI and a streamlined interface to personalize search results.Read More...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Zynga and Gram Games launch Merge Magic as latest tile-based mobile game Zynga's Gram Games studio is launching a new mobile game, Merge Magic, in its hit series of "Merge" titles. This is why Zynga bought Gram Games.Read More...
20:17, 09/18/2019

PlayVS raises $50 million more for high school esports platform PlayVS has raised $50 million for its platform for high school esports. The round means that the Los Angeles company has raised $96 million in 15 months.Read More...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Researchers use machine learning to predict large wildfires Researchers in AI and other fields made a classifier model for predicting the likelihood a wildfire will be large, info that can help first responders.Read More...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Pixvana’s VR training prepares offices for active shooter nightmares If you're concerned that your workplace may be targeted by a gunman, this VR training system can help you prepare for the worst-case scenarios.Read More...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Alexa users can soon donate to U.S. presidential candidates Amazon rolled out a new feature that lets Alexa users to donate to U.S. presidential candidates, and that enables campaigns to register as merchants.Read More...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Planet Zoo gets a closed beta on September 24 The following is a true zoo story. Planet Zoo will be holding a closed beta from September 24 to October 8 for people who have preordered it.Read More...
20:17, 09/18/2019

A Casper executive's sleep issues leads billion-dollar bed start-up into CBD gummies market Bed-in-a-box start-up Casper has reached a $1 billion valuation by shaking up the online sales of the mattress industry. But its push into sleep health and a deal with edibles company Plus and John Legend for CBD gummies is no gimmick....
20:17, 09/18/2019

Caesarean babies have different gut bacteria, microbiome study finds C-section babies pick up more hospital bacteria than those born vaginally, research showsBabies born by caesarean section have different gut bacteria to those delivered vaginally, the most comprehensive study to date on the baby microbiome has found....
20:17, 09/18/2019

Dust cloud sparked explosion in primitive life on Earth, say scientists Smashing of monster asteroid half a billion years ago thought to have caused mini ice ageAn enormous dust cloud that swept through the ancient solar system sent Earth into a mini ice age that sparked an explosion in primitive life on the planet, scie...
20:17, 09/18/2019

U.S. social media firms say they are removing violent content faster Major U.S. social media firms told a Senate panel Wednesday they are doing more to prevent to remove violent or extremist content from online platforms in the wake of several high-profile incidents, focusing on using more technological tools to act f...
20:17, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 2-European shares tread water with Fed decision looming European shares ended flat on Wednesday, as gains for the defensive real estate and utilities sectors were countered by losses in luxury good makers, with caution prevailing ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate decision....
20:17, 09/18/2019

Ecuador court denies requests for popular approval of mining projects Ecuador's constitutional court rejected two requests to make mining projects contingent on popular approval, a victory for companies seeking to exploit some of the world's largest untapped reserves of copper....
20:17, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Yemen's Houthis threaten to attack United Arab Emirates targets Yemen's Houthi group said on Wednesday it had identified dozens of sites in the United Arab Emirates as possible targets, in an attempt to underscore its military clout following a weekend attack it claims to have carried out on Saudi oil facilities....
20:17, 09/18/2019

Iran says Trump escalating economic war on ordinary Iranians - Tweet Iran said on Wednesday accused U.S. President Donald Trump of escalating economic pressure on ordinary Iranians by ordering a major increase in sanctions on the Islamic republic, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted....
20:17, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 2-British Airways pilots cancel Sept. 27 strike to give time for talks British Airways pilots have cancelled a strike set for Sept. 27 to create time for talks after 48 hours of industrial action earlier this month grounded 1,700 flights in a dispute over pay....
20:17, 09/18/2019

Britain aims to make sure women's sports air on free TV The biggest events in women's sport should be "listed" to guarantee they are broadcast on British free-to-air television so mass audiences can watch and be inspired, Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan said on Wednesday....
20:17, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Comcast to provide free Xfinity Flex TV device for U.S. internet customers Comcast Corp said on Wednesday it will offer Xfinity Flex, its streaming media set top box, and a voice remote for free to its U.S. internet-only customers. It had previously charged those customers $5 per month for the service and remote....
20:17, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Workers at Brazil planemaker Embraer could begin strike on Monday -union The union representing workers at Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA said on Wednesday they had approved a strike that could start next Monday, amid what they described as stalled salary negotiations....
20:17, 09/18/2019

Colombia opens 59 blocks for bids in next oil auction Colombia will have 59 blocks on offer in its next round of oil bidding, the national hydrocarbons agency (ANH) said on Wednesday, as the country steps up efforts to encourage more investment in the sector....
20:17, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi says Iranian sponsorship of attack undeniable, displays arms Saudi Arabia on Wednesday displayed remnants of what it described as Iranian drones and cruise missiles used in an attack on Saudi oil facilities, saying they were "undeniable" evidence of Iranian aggression....
20:17, 09/18/2019

CORRECTED-Next wave of U.S. LNG export projects to be ‘tougher’ -Blackstone Energy CEO The next wave of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects will be “tougher” to bring online, as companies with existing facilities take advantage of lower costs to expand capacity in coming years, the chief executive of Blackstone Energy Part...
20:17, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump confirms U.S. will revoke California's power to require cleaner cars U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed on Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency will revoke California's authority to require automakers to build cleaner vehicles than federal requirements demand - a decision that will set off a massive legal ...
20:17, 09/18/2019

GM to temporarily lay off 1,300 workers in Canada - CNBC General Motors Co plans to temporarily lay off 1,300 workers at its final assembly plant in Oshawa, Canada due to a slowdown at United States plants during the United Auto Workers strike, CNBC reported on Wednesday....
20:17, 09/18/2019

UTC technology chief Paul Eremenko steps down The chief technology officer of United Technologies Corp, Paul Eremenko, has stepped down, just under two years after moving to the U.S. conglomerate from Europe's Airbus....
20:17, 09/18/2019

California governor signs gig economy labor bill into law California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed into law a controversial labor bill, AB 5, which spells out when companies must treat "gig economy" contract workers as employees....
20:17, 09/18/2019

Newmont Goldcorp says will offer $25 mln to end conflict at Mexican Penasquito mine Newmont Goldcorp said on Wednesday it has offered $25 million in community investments and land rental fees to resolve a conflict at its Penasquito gold mine in Mexico in northern Zacatecas state....
20:17, 09/18/2019

Weil Gotshal quits Wall Street suit over potential multimillion-dollar mistake White-shoe law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges is bowing out of a long-running Wall Street employment lawsuit amid revelations of botched legal work, The Post has learned. Lawyers for Weil Gotshal have asked a New York Supreme Court judge to be removed as...
20:17, 09/18/2019

FBI raids MyPayrollHR owner’s home in $35M fraud probe FBI agents raided the upstate home of a payroll company owner embroiled in a potential $35 million fraud, the bureau said Tuesday. A squad of investigators arrived in a half-dozen vehicles and spent about an hour combing through ValueWise CEO Michael...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Ex-Overstock CEO planned crypto dividend to thwart short sellers When Patrick Byrne vacated the helm of Overstock last month, he left a nasty surprise for short sellers. Brokers at JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley in recent days have been helping short sellers roll back a bizarre plan by Overstock’s controversial ex-CE...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Stock futures dip ahead of Fed interest rate decision US stock index futures dipped on Wednesday as investors waited for the Federal Reserve’s decision on interest rates in what has been a rocky week for global markets. The central bank is expected to lower interest rates by a quarter percentage point f...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Overstock says it will loosen restrictions on bizarre crypto-dividend Overstock said Wednesday it will loosen a bizarre tangle of restrictions on a blockchain-based dividend that critics said was concocted by ex-chief Patrick Byrne to stymie short sellers. Shares of the discount furniture site have been on a roller-coa...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Business leaders wary of spending and hiring in current economy: survey Chief executives and chief financial officers are increasingly worrying about the economy, two separate surveys found. The CEO Economic Outlook Index, released by the Business Roundtable, found that plans for capital spending, hiring and sales expect...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates amid fears of global slowdown The Federal Reserve eased interest rates for the second time this year on Wednesday amid growing pressure from President Trump and mixed signals over a possible economic slowdown. The quarter percentage point cut to a range between 1.75 percent and 2...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Queen returns toy monkey to girl, five, in Australia after it was left behind at Buckingham Palace A five-year-old Australian girl who left a toy monkey at Buckingham Palace has been reunited with her cuddly companion after the Queen sent it back to her....
20:17, 09/18/2019

| Coe on Semenya: I hope she returns to the track IAAF President Sebastian Coe has not spoken directly to Caster Semenya after the rule was implemented forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels....
19:51, 09/18/2019

| Proteas stutter after De Kock's promising start India's bowlers restricted South Africa to 149 for five despite an attacking half-century from skipper Quinton de Kock in the second Twenty20 international in Chandigarh....
19:51, 09/18/2019

| SA's Abbott takes 17 wickets to send records tumbling Former SA Test player Kyle Abbott took 17 wickets in Hampshire's County Championship win over title-chasing Somerset - the best figures in first-class cricket for 63 years....
19:51, 09/18/2019

| SAIDS Annual Report confirms 6 anabolic steroids tests at Craven Week The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport's annual report reveals it tested 1 584 athletes during the 2018/19 period - and that there were 50 anti-doping rule violations....
19:51, 09/18/2019

| Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe to qualify for tri-series final Mahmudullah struck a quick-fire half-century as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 39 runs to qualify for the final of their Twenty20 tri-series in Chittagong....
19:51, 09/18/2019

Watch: Waterslide down Chinese mountain declared world's longest A waterslide that took two years to build on the side of a Chinese mountain has been declared the world's longest at 8,933 feet, 11 inches, Guinness World Records said....
19:51, 09/18/2019

Watch: Man deters porch pirates with loud bangs from decoy package A West Virginia man tired of having packages stolen from the porch of a home he is renovating rigged up a decoy package to scare away the so-called "porch pirates" with a loud noise....
19:51, 09/18/2019

Company offers $1,300 to watch 13 Stephen King horror movies A Utah-based company is celebrating the impending arrival of Halloween by offering up a horror fan's dream job: Watching 13 movies based on Stephen King stories and documenting the experience....
19:51, 09/18/2019

KfW: Germany’s source of cheap capital Germany is famous for its engineering and infamous for its banks – but how does a $4 trillion economy get by with only one battered global systemically important bank? And is the answer also the problem or an example to follow?...
19:51, 09/18/2019

Euromoney and the IMF/World Bank: A special relationship For those that work on them, every edition of Euromoney is special. We try our utmost to reflect the issues of the moment, to delve into the intricacies of the global financial system and never forget that our duty is both to inform and to entertain....
19:51, 09/18/2019

10-year-old boy infected with E. coli from tainted burger dies A 10-year-old French boy who contracted a severe E.coli infection from beef roughly eight years ago has died from complications related to the infection, French media reports. The boy, Nolan Moittie, died Saturday “as a consequence of his poisoning,”...
19:51, 09/18/2019

This chilling back-to-school PSA shows the new normal for America’s kids Back-to-school season should mean new books for studying and pencils for homework — not shoes for escaping and scissors for self-defense. In a ghastly public service announcement released Wednesday by Sandy Hook Promise, young teenage students ...
19:51, 09/18/2019

Instagram model: I was thrown in roach-infested Thai jail for passport mistake A 28-year-old Scottish model and Instagram influencer claims she spent a day in a filthy, roach-infested Thailand jail cell because two pages of her passport were missing, according to a new report. Lacey Montgomery-Henderson left Scotland on Sunday,...
19:51, 09/18/2019

Angler catches strange, ‘dinosaur-like’ fish with bulbous eyes This definitely counts as a once-in-a-lifetime catch. A fisherman in Norway was shocked when he reeled in a bizarre, alien-looking creature from the water. The strange animal had large, bulbous eyes that made it look like something truly out of this ...
19:51, 09/18/2019

Eating cheese promotes heart health in people who eat lots of salt: study There’s a reason why salty, cured meats and cheeses pair so well together — and not just because it’s delicious. To the delight of fromage fans, cheese can actually help strengthen blood vessels against damage done by sodium, according to...
19:51, 09/18/2019

Rare spotted zebra spotted at Kenyan wildlife reserve A tiger might never change his stripes — but it appears that a zebra can. A rare polka-dot zebra foal has created a stir online after pictures appeared across social media this past week. The equine oddity was spotted at Maasai Mara National Reserve ...
19:51, 09/18/2019

Porn star Jessica Jaymes found dead at 43 Porn star Jessica Jaymes has been found dead at home in California, it was reported Wednesday. She was just 43. Jaymes was found unconscious at home Tuesday afternoon when a friend checked on her at home in the San Fernando Valley, TMZ said. The frie...
19:51, 09/18/2019

9 Uses for Google Maps Street View Besides Checking Out Your Old Neighborhood Street View has been with us since 2007, allowing us to spy on our old neighborhoods, see our front door on the internet, and generally travel the globe without getting up from the sofa. This ever-expanding digital library of locations has more uses ...
19:51, 09/18/2019

India Bans E-Cigs as Juul Sales Are Mysteriously Halted in China India this week moved to ban e-cigarettes in a move that will see illegal use of the products punishable by up to three years in prison for repeat offenses. Separately, a mysterious halt on Juul sales in China comes just days after the devices were i...
19:51, 09/18/2019

How Did Drones Take Out 5 Percent Of The World's Oil Supply? On September 14, some as-yet officially unknown perpetrators launched a complex attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. The attack was apparently carried out by drones, cruise missiles, or both. It cut Saudi Arabia’s oil exports by half, a big deal c...
19:51, 09/18/2019

Exercise Might Help Protect the Aging Brain From Alzheimer's, Study Suggests People at high risk for Alzheimer’s disease may be able to slow down the atrophy of their brains through regular aerobic exercise, a new study has found. The findings are a spot of good news for dealing with a disease that has proven seemingly imposs...
19:51, 09/18/2019

A Black Lady Sketch Show's Post-Apocalyptic Backdrop Is Its Best Joke HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show is exactly what its title tells you it is: a sketch comedy show centering and spotlighting a group of black, women comedians as they and a ridiculously impressive cast of guest stars act a damned fool in a variety of wi...
19:51, 09/18/2019

Top think tank uses AI, 5G report to assail Trump on immigration, gun violence A new analysis of the administration’s high-tech agenda from an influential think tank was dismissive of President Trump’s aggressive strategy to boost spending on artificial intelligence, quantum, 5G, STEM, and Ivanka Trump’s worker initiative, and ...
19:51, 09/18/2019

Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2.0 TDI 190 4Motion DSG Volkswagen revitalises the eight-generation Passat range, starting with the beefed-up but smart-looking Alltrack estate The eighth-generation Volkswagen Passat has been refreshed, four years after it was launched in 2015. And this particular versio...
19:51, 09/18/2019

Margaret Trudeau on her JFL42 1-woman show and the struggle of mental illness Margaret Trudeau tackles serious topics in 'Certain Woman of an Age,' most notably the tragic death of her son and her lifelong battle with mental illness....
19:51, 09/18/2019

Daily on Energy: Escalating fuel economy fight could force carmakers to choose sides Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:51, 09/18/2019

Netanyahu Is in Trouble, and Other Takeaways From the Israeli Election Israeli voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the second time in five months. The results aren’t certain, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to gain the support he had hoped for....
19:51, 09/18/2019

A Filmmaker Set Out to Understand the Japanese Right. Now He’s Being Sued. A documentary concludes that conservatives who deny the sexual enslavement of “comfort women” are “revisionists.” Conservatives interviewed in the film say they were defamed....
19:51, 09/18/2019

1 in 4 Youths Has Vaped. Will State Bans Do Anything? Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations could have much immediate effect....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Google Pixel Vs iPhone X Cameras, As Reviewed By Anand Mahindra Businessman Anand Mahindra, who is currently in New York, has triggered a spirited debate on Twitter about which phone camera - Google Pixel or iPhone X - takes better pictures....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Video: Pigeon Poops On US Lawmaker Complaining About Pigeon Poop A pigeon pooped on a US lawmaker, Jaime Andrade, while he was doing a TV interview about the problem of pigeon droppings - and the whole incident was caught on camera....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Downton Abbey Opens Its Doors With Airbnb - But There's A Catch Two Downton Abbey fans will soon get the chance to live like a Crawley for a night when Highclere Castle, the main filming location for the Emmy Award-winning drama, lists on Airbnb....
19:17, 09/18/2019

A Gorilla Plays Rugby In This Delightful Video. Watch Looks like Pertinax the gorilla is brushing up on his rugby skills before the upcoming Rugby World Cup. The 37-year-old male gorilla, a resident of the Paignton Zoo in Devon, UK, was spotted playing......
19:17, 09/18/2019

Newly Discovered Giant Salamander Species Is 'World's Biggest Amphibian' Researchers from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and London's Natural History Museum have identified new species of giant salamander using DNA from museum specimens. The species that is......
19:17, 09/18/2019

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Authority to Set Its Own Auto-Emissions Rules The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Naturist couple offers £30 an hour for naked waiting staff at their wedding A couple are offering a generous £30 an hour wage for waiting staff at their wedding next month. But there's a catch - you have to do it completely naked....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Jodie Chesney trial: Drug dealer accused of murdering girl scout 'saddened at death but refused to help police' A drug dealer accused of murdering teenager Jodie Chesney claimed to be "deeply saddened" by her death yet he refused to help police, a court has heard....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Dozens of homes and businesses raided as police targeting criminals 'dealing drugs and guns to gangs' make 25 arrests A charity shop and a hipster juice bar were among dozens of addresses raided by police early today in a major operation targeting criminals suspected of supplying guns and drugs to street gangs....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Supreme Court judges urged to 'stand up for democracy' in Parliament suspension hearing Judges ruling over the legality of Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament have been urged to "stand up for democracy" in the second day of the Supreme Court hearing....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Remove 'sexist' definitions of woman from dictionary, petition demands More than 30,000 people have backed a petition calling for the removal of "sexist" definitions of the word "woman" and the addition of transgender and lesbian terms....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Trump orders U.S. to ‘substantially increase’ sanctions on Iran Trump did not give additional details on the move, which follows weekend attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that some U.S. officials have blamed on Iran....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Trump picks Robert O’Brien, U.S. hostage negotiator, as national security adviser O'Brien, currently a presidential envoy for hostage affairs at the U.S. Department of State, has a long history in Republican foreign policy circles....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Brian Mulroney opens university institute in N.S. that bears his name The $60-million Brian Mulroney Institute of Government, housed in a new 75,000-square-foot building called Mulroney Hall, will offer what it says will be Canada's only public policy program for undergraduates....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales Nine U.S.-based organizations have sent an 11-page letter to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expressing "deep concern" over the continued entanglement of right whales in Canadian waters....
19:17, 09/18/2019

What does it mean when you wake up with a racing heart? Waking up with a racing heart can be worrying, but it is not usually a cause for concern. Learn about the possible causes, as well as when to see a doctor, here....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Weak ejaculation: What does it mean? Weak ejaculation is where the force or amount of a person’s ejaculation is less than usual. Read on to find out the causes, symptoms, and how people treat weak ejaculation....
19:17, 09/18/2019

¿Son normales los coágulos sanguíneos durante el ciclo menstrual? Tener coágulos sanguíneos durante el ciclo menstrual es normal. Suelen indicar un flujo abundante. Si los coágulos son muy grandes o muy frecuentes, las personas deberían consultar con un médico. En este artículo, veremos las causas de los coágulos n...
19:17, 09/18/2019

Human bodies can move on their own after death, study finds Dead bodies move on their own after death — likely due to processes of decomposition, researchers suspect, pointing to implications for forensic science....
19:17, 09/18/2019

The importance of 'sport-related hobbies' for middle aged women Research in postmenopausal women finds that leisure time physical activity improves blood lipid profile, which is an indicator of cardiovascular health....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Rare sightings suggest mountain gorillas may delight in water play Some rare sightings of mountain gorillas splashing in water on their own suggest that our cousin primates play not just to learn skills but to have fun....
19:17, 09/18/2019

New prostate cancer blood test could reduce biopsies Testing for circulating tumor cells in the blood alongside PSA can increase accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis to more than 90%, new study reveals....
19:17, 09/18/2019

What is the ideal heart rate when running? Keeping track of heart rate while running can help people maximize their fitness or weight loss goals. Learn about heart rate zones, safe levels, and how to measure heart rate here....
19:17, 09/18/2019

What to know about hyperinsulinemia Hyperinsulinemia is when the body contains too much insulin. It can link to insulin resistance and diabetes. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and related conditions, here....
19:17, 09/18/2019

What are the best essential oils for sore muscles? Essential oils that can help with sore muscles include eucalyptus, lavender, and ginger. Learn more about the best essential oils for sore muscles here....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Fantasy Football Week 3 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em: Running backs Whether you lost someone to injury or are dealing with some disappointments, you might have tough decisions to make at running back. Jamey Eisenberg is here to help....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Podcast: Did Misano offer a glimpse of MotoGP's future? Fabio Quartararo has made waves in his rookie premier class season with the Petronas SRT Yamaha team, scoring three pole positions and four podiums in his first 13 races in MotoGP...
19:17, 09/18/2019

F1 needs new gravel trap/asphalt approach, says GPDA chairman Wurz Formula 1 tracks should seek better ways of blending asphalt runoffs and gravel traps at different parts of corners, reckons Grand Prix Drivers' Association chairman Alex Wurz...
19:17, 09/18/2019

The rule change that could end the Mustang's Supercars dominance Supercars will re-homologate the aero packages on all cars at the end of 2019, taking away downforce which is expected to reduce the dominance of the Ford Mustang...
19:17, 09/18/2019

Wolff had to "play hard, forgive quickly" over aborted Ocon F1 deal Mercedes Formula 1 team principal Toto Wolff says he never lost trust in Renault counterpart Cyril Abiteboul despite their disagreement over the aborted Esteban Ocon deal last year...
19:17, 09/18/2019

Marquez: Quartararo has talent, potential for 2020 MotoGP title fight San Marino Grand Prix winner Marc Marquez says Fabio Quartararo proved at Misano he has the "potential" and the "talent" to fight for the MotoGP title in 2020...
19:17, 09/18/2019

British fugitive fraudster jailed after 15 years on the run A British fraudster has been sentenced to nine years in jail and ordered to pay 900,000 pounds ($1.12 million) after spending 15 years on the run, the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said on Wednesday....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Pakistan refuses permission for India's Modi to fly across its airspace Pakistan refused a request from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to cross its airspace on a flight to Germany, Pakistan's foreign minister said on Wednesday, as tensions between the two nations ran high over the disputed region of Kashmir....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Trump says he has ordered 'substantial increase' of Iran sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had ordered his Treasury Secretary to "substantially increase sanctions" imposed on Iran, in the wake of an attack on Saudi oil facilities that some U.S. officials have blamed on Tehran....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Top U.S. diplomat for Asia welcomes plans for Hong Kong dialogue David Stilwell, the U.S. State Department's top official for East Asia, said on Wednesday he welcomed news that Hong Kong's leader would hold open dialogue with the city's residents....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Hong Kong horse races, fireworks called off amid protest threat Hong Kong's Jockey Club canceled all races planned for Wednesday after pro-democracy protesters said they would target the Happy Valley racecourse where a horse part-owned by a pro-China lawmaker was due to run....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Iranian official says Saudi Arabia proved that "it knows nothing": Twitter Saudi Arabia proved that "it knows nothing", an advisor to Iran's president tweeted on Wednesday, after the kingdom displayed evidence it said proved the assault on its oil sites was "unquestionably sponsored" by Tehran....
19:17, 09/18/2019

UK parliament suspension not a matter for judges, PM Johnson's lawyer tells Supreme Court Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament is not a matter for judges and was not done for improper reasons, a lawyer for the prime minister said on Wednesday as he sought to persuade the British Supreme Court the five-week shutdown was lawful....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Dutch lawyer defending witness in drug killings case shot dead A Dutch lawyer in a high-profile case against a group of men charged with drug-related killings was gunned down in front of his Amsterdam home on Wednesday in an attack condemned as a threat to the nation's legal system....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Israel's Netanyahu fails to win majority in close election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to win a ruling majority in an election that produced a virtual tie between his right-wing bloc and a center-left grouping that would be led by former military chief Benny Gantz....
19:17, 09/18/2019

U.S. senators urge Trump administration to end nuclear talks with Saudis Two Democratic U.S. senators on Wednesday urged Trump administration officials to halt talks with Saudi Arabia on building nuclear reactors after weekend attacks that halved the country's oil output and increased instability in the Middle East....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Sri Lanka to hold presidential vote on Nov. 16 Sri Lanka will hold a presidential election on Nov. 16, the head of the island nation's election body told Reuters on Wednesday, as its $87 billion economy struggles to recover from a political crisis and the aftermath of deadly Islamist bombings....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Maduro left Norwegian mediators in the dark about side deal: Venezuela opposition negotiator Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro did not inform Norway's foreign ministry, which is mediating a dialogue between his government and opposition leader Juan Guaido, about a side deal with a smaller sector of the opposition before it was announced ea...
19:17, 09/18/2019

Russia frees jailed protester as teachers, priests demand end to crackdown A Moscow court freed an opposition protester from custody on Wednesday, as school teachers and Orthodox priests told authorities to rein in a crackdown following the biggest anti-Kremlin protests in the capital for years....
19:17, 09/18/2019

UK's Johnson and U.S.'s Trump discuss need for united diplomatic response to Saudi attack British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump condemned last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities and discussed the need for a united diplomatic response in a telephone call on Wednesday, Johnson's office said....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Attacks on Saudi oil facilities put energy supply at risk: Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday weekend attacks on Saudi oil facilities have put the global energy supply at risk, a pool report said....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Trump orders more Iran sanctions as Saudi displays attack evidence U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a major increase in sanctions on Iran on Wednesday as Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it said were used in a crippling attack "unquestionably sponsored" by Tehran....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Yemen's Houthis threaten to attack United Arab Emirates targets Yemen's Houthi group said on Wednesday it had identified dozens of sites in the United Arab Emirates as possible targets, in an attempt to underscore its military clout following a weekend attack it claims to have carried out on Saudi oil facilities....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Millions may risk jail as Indonesia to outlaw sex outside marriage Indonesia is poised to pass a new penal code that criminalizes consensual sex outside marriage and introduces stiff penalties for insulting the president's dignity - a move rights groups criticized as an intrusive assault on basic freedoms....
19:17, 09/18/2019

The Fed and markets are on a collision course over interest rates, Blackstone's Joe Zidle warns Blackstone's Joseph Zidle predicts the Fed will cut rates but says Wall Street won't get what it wants, and stocks could fall as much as 20%....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Buy American Eagle because of an 'ongoing resurgence in the denim cycle,' analyst says D.A. Davidson initiated coverage of American Eagle with a buy rating and a $21 price target, saying the retailer is the "denim destination" in an up-trending denim market....
18:51, 09/18/2019

French auctioneer defies Mexico with sale of pre-Columbian artifacts French auction house Millon denied accusations by the Mexican government that a sale of dozens of pre-Columbian artifacts was illegal and proceeded with an auction on Wednesday....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Israeli election: Netanyahu, challenger Gantz at stalemate An election re-run in Israel Tuesday shows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a dead heat with challenger Benny Gantz -- in a race that could end up significantly changing the nation's political landscape....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Italian speedboat champion Fabio Buzzi killed in racing crash near Venice An Italian speedboat champion and two others were killed Wednesday when their vessel struck an artificial reef off the coast of Venice, authorities said....
18:51, 09/18/2019

North Korean propaganda outlets demand return of defecting waitresses North Korean propaganda outlets on Wednesday called for the immediate return of a group of North Korean restaurant workers living in South Korea after a mass defection in 2016....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Venezuela opposition deputy Edgar Zambrano freed 4 months after 'kidnapping' More than four months after he was arrested and charged with treason, Venezuelan opposition leader and lawmaker Edgar Zambrano has been freed from jail....
18:51, 09/18/2019

EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker open to replacing Irish backstop with 'operable' alternative The EU said Wednesday it's open to a British exit without the key Irish "backstop," as long as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government presents an alternative in writing before the Oct. 31 deadli...
18:51, 09/18/2019

Saudis say burned weapons 'unquestionably' prove Iran behind oil attacks The Saudi government produced what it called "material evidence" Wednesday it says proves Iran was responsible for attacks at two Saudi oil-producing areas -- putting on display burned remains of drones and missiles....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Chinese experts to probe panda Chuang Chuang's death in Thai zoo Animal experts from China are to arrive at a Thai zoo on Thursday to investigate the unexpected death of a giant panda in the northern city of Chiang Mai, Thai officials said....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Make smartphones last longer to cut emissions in EU: activists' report Extending the lifespan of smartphones by just one year would significantly reduce carbon emissions in the European Union, a report from environmental groups said on Wednesday, urging new EU rules to make electronics last longer....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Indonesia's planned cigarette tax hike to lead to production cut, layoffs Plans by the Indonesian government to raise tobacco excise tax and minimum cigarette prices next year will force companies to cut production and potentially cause layoffs, industry associations said on Wednesday....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Germany gambles on green with carbon cap plan The German government is set to present a new climate-change policy on Friday that will likely include a carbon-pricing initiative to cap the use of fossil fuels in Europe's largest economy, where the Greens party is enjoying a surge in support....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Houston-area refineries see only minor problems from storm : sources Refineries in the Houston area suffered only minor problems in the first night of Tropical Storm Imelda's passage across the southeast Texas, sources familiar with plant operations said on Wednesday....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Storm Lorena threatens to dump heavy rain on Mexican Pacific resorts Tropical storm Lorena threatened to strike Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and high winds on Wednesday morning, as it gathered strength and barreled towards popular beach resorts on the Baja California peninsula....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Bermuda braces for approach of major hurricane Humberto Bermuda residents boarded up windows of homes and businesses on Wednesday as Hurricane Humberto became a major storm on route the Atlantic archipelago, although forecasts showed they could be spared a direct hit....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Greta Thunberg to Congress: 'Don't listen to me. Listen to the scientists' Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg delivered a short and direct message before a Congressional hearing on Wednesday: "I don’t want you to listen to me. I want you to listen to the scientists."...
18:51, 09/18/2019

German carbon pricing plan may cost DAX companies billions: report Germany's blue-chip companies could face billions of euros in costs to cut carbon emissions under a climate protection plan due to be unveiled by the government on Friday, according to a study by asset manager Union Investment....
18:51, 09/18/2019

ECB should take climate change into account: Villeroy The European Central Bank should take climate change into account in the way it runs monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Wednesday, backing a suggestion from its incoming chief....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Mahatma Gandhi's 3D Hologram To "Address Audience" At UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi is 'set to return to life' in the form of a hologram at UNESCO Paris to mark the International Day of Non Violence 2019. The life size 3D hologram will "address audience" to explain the......
18:51, 09/18/2019

"Only One-Two States Have Objections," Says Nitin Gadkari On Traffic Laws Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said the amended Motor Vehicle Act (MVA) has the support of almost all states even as Gujarat and Uttarakhand tweaked rules to lower......
18:51, 09/18/2019

Mumbai Court Issues Fresh Non-Bailable Warrant Against Zakir Naik A special court on Wednesday issued a fresh non-bailable warrant (NBW) against fugitive Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, currently in Malaysia, in the 2016 alleged money laundering case....
18:51, 09/18/2019

No Rape Case Against BJP's Chinmayanand, UP Cops Slam "Media Trial" A Special Investigation Team asked by the Supreme Court to probe accusations of rape and blackmail against BJP leader and former union minister Chinmayanand on Wednesday said it will not be swayed by......
18:51, 09/18/2019

Amit Shah To Address Citizens Convention In Kolkata On October 1 BJP President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address a citizens convention in Kolkata on October 1 in his first trip to West Bengal after joining the union cabinet, a senior party leader said....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Pakistani Troops Came Near Indian Post In August End: Report Pakistan Army's Special Service Group (SSG) commandos were seen near an Indian Army post in the Krishna Ghati sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in August end, Army sources said on Wednesday....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Won't Allow PM Modi To Use Our Airspace, Says Pakistan Foreign Minister Pakistan will not allow Prime Minister Narendra Modi to use its airspace while travelling to the United States, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi was quoted as saying by news agency......
18:51, 09/18/2019

Indian Activist To Participate In First-Ever Youth Climate Summit In UN A young climate activist from India is among 100 outstanding climate champions from around the world who will travel to the UN headquarters next week to participate in the first-ever Youth Climate......
18:51, 09/18/2019

Idea That Hindi Language Can Alone Unite India Dangerous: P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, who is lodged in Tihar Jail, on Wednesday said the idea that Hindi alone can unite the people of the country is a dangerous trend....
18:51, 09/18/2019

More Security Forces To Be Deployed In Maoist-Affected Areas: Sunil Arora More Central armed forces would be deployed Left-Wing Extremism-affected areas, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Sunil Arora said here on Wednesday....
18:51, 09/18/2019

PM Modi-Xi Jinping Summit Will Be In Warm Spirit As Wuhan: S Jaishankar Dismissing the recent scuffle between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh as a "face-off" that was resolved, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar today said the second informal summit between PM......
18:51, 09/18/2019

"A Headline A Day...": Congress' Dig Over Ban On E-Cigarettes, Economy Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh took a dig at the Centre's decision banning production, import and sale of e-cigarettes, saying the governance motto now is "a headline a day keeps news of the......
18:51, 09/18/2019

"Had Nehru Survived Jail For 14 Minutes...": Uddhav Thackeray In a pre-election swipe, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has said Pakistan would not have been created if the Hindutva protagonist Vinayak Damodar Savarkar had become the Prime Minister during......
18:51, 09/18/2019

In Kolkata Jaguar Crash, 'Biryani Brothers' Charged By Police The Kolkata police on Wednesday filed a chargesheet in the Jaguar accident case, charging prime accused Raghib Parwez, from the famous biryani maker Arsalan chain of restaurants, on various counts,......
18:51, 09/18/2019

DK Shivakumar's Bail Plea Hearing Postponed For Tomorrow A Delhi court deferred till Thursday the hearing on the bail plea of Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar, arrested in a money laundering case by the ED....
18:51, 09/18/2019

"What Were You Doing As Ministers?": Sharad Pawar To Party Defectors NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday asked the party defectors, who quit saying they wanted to ensure development of their constituencies, what they were doing for 15 years when they were in power....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Non-Bailable Warrant Against Gautam Buddh Nagar Jail Superintendent The Supreme Court has issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against the superintendent of district jail of Gautam Buddh Nagar in Uttar Pradesh after it was apprised that he had released an accused from......
18:51, 09/18/2019

No Point Keeping Me In "Endless Custody," Says DK Shivakumar Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar told a Delhi court Wednesday that there was no point keeping him in "endless custody" in the money laundering case, since he was not accused of "terrorism" or......
18:51, 09/18/2019

Supreme Court Gets 4 New Judges, Oath Ceremony On Monday Four new judges have been appointed to the Supreme Court, taking its strength to 34 -- the highest ever. The new judges are Justice Krishna Murari, Justice S Ravindra Bhat, Justice V Ramasubramanian......
18:51, 09/18/2019

Citizens List NRC To Be Introduced Throughout The Country, Says Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday asserted that the NRC will be introduced throughout India and all illegal immigrants will be thrown out of the country through legal means....
18:51, 09/18/2019

25 'Friends' quotes that have been stuck in our heads for 25 years In honor of the 25th anniversary of the "Friends" we reminisce about the show's funniest moments — and the most appropriate times to quote them.        ...
18:51, 09/18/2019

Netflix in October 2019: Meryl Streep, Eddie Murphy, Paul Rudd, Cardi B, more 'Kominsky' For October, Netflix has more "Kominsky Method," Paul Rudd series "Living With Myself," and a Steven Soderbergh film starring Meryl Streep.        ...
18:51, 09/18/2019

Meet all the contestants for 'The Bachelor' Season 24 "The Bachelor" Season 24 is almost here! Before the dating show begins, get to know the contestants who will be vying for a rose from Peter Weber.        ...
18:51, 09/18/2019

'Love is love': Demi Burnett makes history with the 'Bachelor' franchise's first LGBTQ proposal Demi Burnett made Bachelor Nation history Tuesday night when she proposed to Kristian Haggerty on "Bachelor in Paradise."        ...
18:51, 09/18/2019

Rachel Lindsay says she's 'bored' with ABC's choice for the next 'Bachelor' Former "Bachelorette" Rachel Lindsay says she's "bored" with ABC's choice for the next "Bachelor." The franchise named Peter Weber as the new leading man.        ...
18:51, 09/18/2019

Pompeo meets with Saudis to coordinate response to suspected Iranian attacks POMPEO’S GULF MISSION: President Trump has dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to coordinate the response to Saturday’s missile and drone strike that temporarily knocked out about half of Saudi Arabi...
18:51, 09/18/2019

Toyota To Roll Out 100 Fuel Cell Buses To Shuttle Visitors During Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power - technology so far......
18:51, 09/18/2019

Large Groups Investing To Expand Ethanol Capacity In Brazil: Report Large companies operating in the sugar and ethanol sector in Brazil are investing to expand capacity to produce the biofuel, due to the continuing strong local demand and low global sugar prices, said......
18:51, 09/18/2019

Delhi Transport Union To Go On A Strike On September 19 Demanding Relief From Hefty Fines The United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA) has confirmed that the strike will be include all class of commercial vehicles like Trucks, Busses, Cabs, Tempos, Autorickshaws and other Light and......
18:51, 09/18/2019

This new eco-friendly game packaging could save tonnes of plastic every year Sports Interactive Studio Director Miles Jacobson holds the new packaging in a video alongside Spanish footballer Hector Bellerin Sega and Sports Interactive have announced that Football Manager 2020 will be s...
18:51, 09/18/2019

These US medics go door to door in the Bahamas. The need for help is endless Two weeks after Dorian annihilated much of Grand Bahama, some residents still languish with no electricity, dwindling food and limited access to medical care....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Saudi To Provide "Material Evidence", Weapons Linking Iran To Attacks Saudi Arabia said it would show evidence on Wednesday linking regional rival Tehran to an unprecedented attack on its oil industry that Washington believes originated from Iran in a dangerous......
18:51, 09/18/2019

Joe Biden Leads Democratic Primary Of 2020 US Presidential Election: Poll Former US Vice President Joe Biden is leading the Democratic primary of the 2020 presidential election, trailed by Senator Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts in the second place, according to a......
18:51, 09/18/2019

Saudi Arabia Attack "Real Test" Of Global Will To Act, Says Crown Prince Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday the attack on the kingdom's oil infrastructure posed a "real test of the global will" to confront subversive acts that threaten......
18:51, 09/18/2019

Iran Denies Role In Saudi Attacks In Diplomatic Note To US: State Media Iran has sent the United States a diplomatic note denying any role in attacks on Saudi oil installations and warning it would respond to any action, state media said Wednesday....
18:51, 09/18/2019

UK Parliament Panel Slams "Flawed" Reaction To Visa Row Affecting Indians An influential UK Parliament committee on Wednesday issued a harsh rebuke of the UK government's "flawed" reaction to a visa row involving compulsory English tests that affected hundreds of overseas......
18:51, 09/18/2019

US Teen Wanted To "Shoot 400 People For Fun", Cops Find AK-47 In Bedroom Alexis Wilson was working an afternoon shift at the local Pizza Inn in McAlester, Oklahoma, on Sunday, when she pulled a co-worker aside to boast about her new gun....
18:51, 09/18/2019

French Woman Stabbed 14 Times In Front Of Her 3 Children By Partner, Dies A young French woman was killed after being stabbed 14 times by her male partner in front of their three children, prosecutors in northern France said, amid a growing campaign to halt the deaths of......
18:51, 09/18/2019

At Least 26 Children, 2 Teachers Killed In Liberia School Fire: Official A fire at a Koranic school near the Liberian capital Monrovia overnight killed at least 26 children and two teachers, the president's office said Wednesday....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Iran's Hassan Rouhani May Skip UN Meet Over US Visa Delay: Report Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and his delegation could be forced into skipping next week's UN General Assembly because the United States has yet to issue them visas, state media said Wednesday....
18:51, 09/18/2019

"Sick, Tired": Spaniards Fed Up With Another Election, Fourth In 4 Years Spaniards were frustrated and angry on Wednesday after being called to the polls for a fourth time in four years and some said they would stay away from the ballot box, making it harder to predict how......
18:51, 09/18/2019

A Hiker's Leg "Clean Snapped In Half." He Crawled For 2 Days To Survive Neil Parker was about 20 feet up a waterfall when suddenly he wasn't climbing anymore. The same rocks he had scaled many times before were no longer supporting his weight. He was falling, tumbling......
18:51, 09/18/2019

Iran Warns US Against Attacks: "Response Will Be Prompt And Strong" Iran warned the United States that it would broadly retaliate against any attacks in the wake of crippling strikes on the Saudi oil industry over the weekend, Iranian news agencies reported Wednesday....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Donald Trump Orders Government To 'Substantially Increase' Iran Sanctions President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced what he said would be substantial new sanctions against Iran in the first response to what US officials say was likely Iranian involvement in an attack on......
18:51, 09/18/2019

"You Come For Press Opportunity": UK PM Confronted At Hospital By Parent British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was confronted at a London hospital on Wednesday by the father of a sick child who said the care his child received had not been acceptable and that the nation's......
18:51, 09/18/2019

"Flying" River Taxi Tests Seine Waters In Paris A "flying" electric river taxi hailed by its creators as the future of clean city transport is being put through a battery of tests in Paris this week, with a view to being in service by the spring....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Aramco Drone Attacks "Unquestionably" Sponsored By Iran Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that strikes on its oil infrastructure came from the "north" and were "unquestionably" sponsored by Iran, but that the kingdom was still investigating where exactly they......
18:51, 09/18/2019

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu Fails To Win Majority In Close Election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to win a ruling majority in an election that produced a virtual tie between his right-wing bloc and a centre-left grouping that would be led by former......
18:51, 09/18/2019

"Save Your Praise": Teen Climate Activist Asks US Congress For Action Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches......
18:51, 09/18/2019

British Airways Pilots Call Off Strike After 2 Walkouts Cost Firm Dear British Airways pilots on Wednesday cancelled a strike that had been due September 27, the British Airline Pilots Association union said after two walkouts last week that cost the company dear....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Loch Ness Monster 'giant eel' theory supported by newly surfaced video The theory that the fabled Loch Ness Monster could be a giant eel has been given a boost thanks to a video posted to social media showing a long, slender creature swimming in the River Ness....
18:18, 09/18/2019

Mountain lion breaks into California home, gets cornered in bathroom before jumping out second floor window A mountain lion who broke into a California home — seemingly in search of his next meal — was cornered into a bathroom after trying to make a run for it....
18:18, 09/18/2019

UK's best sea view photography competition 2019 National maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, has revealed the eagerly awaited results of its seventh annual photography competition, showcasing images relating to all aspects of the UK’s historic relationship with the sea.Having revi...
18:18, 09/18/2019

'Missing out is not a worry for me': the millennial foster carers More and more people in their 20s and early 30s are becoming foster carers. Here, younger Guardian readers explain whyGrowing up in a fostering family, Natalie Wainwright always planned to become a foster parent. But she didn’t think she’d be doing i...
18:18, 09/18/2019

'Can't I just say it's tasty?' Why food critics go too far It’s easy to write beautifully if you can work yourself into a frenzy of love or loathing. Unfortunately, most meals are just quite pleasantI was a restaurant reviewer for 10 years, and then I was let go, as they say. I expected to be distraught beca...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Polish ambassador urges Poles to 'seriously consider' leaving UK Arkady Rzegocki voices concerns over settled status application processPoland’s ambassador to the UK has written to 800,000 Poles advising them to “seriously consider” returning home and expressed concern about the application process for getting set...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Rise in children forced to join militias raises fresh fears over South Sudan Growing number of young fighters combined with sexual violence and ethnic tensions threatens return to civil war, UN warnsUN investigators have warned that despite the fragile peace in South Sudan, the recruitment of children into the army and militi...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Outrage in China as giant panda on loan to Thailand zoo dies Chuang Chuang reportedly collapsed after eating bamboo in Chiang Mai ZooThe sudden death of a giant panda on loan to a zoo in Thailand has sparked outrage in China and calls for no more of the bears to be lent to the country.Chuang Chuang, a 19-year-...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Remove hook-nose sign language gesture, Jewish group demands Calls for ‘racist and humiliating’ gesture to be removed from online guide to Flemish signingAn organisation representing Jewish communities in Europe are demanding the removal of a “racist and humiliating” depiction of Jews as having large hooked no...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Saved by the Bell: will the revival be 2020's most depressing show? A new take on the much-loved high school show will see Zack Morris as the governor of California dealing with austerityFirst there was Saved by the Bell. Then there was Saved by the Bell: The New Class. Then there was Saved by the Bell: The College Y...
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Ad Astra review – Brad Pitt on a thrilling Freudian space odyssey | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week With echoes of Apocalypse Now and 2001, James Gray’s spectacular epic dispatches Pitt on an interplanetary mission to find his missing fatherBrad Pitt never looked more beautiful than in this mesmeric, flawed, superbly photographed and designed space...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Jimmy Kimmel: 'Impeachment is a good way to distract Donald Trump' Late-night hosts discussed the ‘impeachment hearing’, Trump’s pitch to Latino voters, and why lightbulbs make him look orangeFor the first time in a while, Jimmy Kimmel broadcast his show from the same city as the president, who was in Los Angeles fo...
18:18, 09/18/2019

The latest Iran-Saudi flare-up exposes Trump's bankrupt Middle East policy | Michael H Fuchs End support for the war in Yemen, change the relationship with Saudi Arabia, and talk to Iran – the answers for the US are clear The fact that the United States is up in arms over an attack with no reported casualties on an oil refinery in Saudi Arab...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Kavanaugh should never have been appointed. Impeachment is our only hope | Moira Donegan In a just world, this man would never have been appointed to the court. The best we can hope for now is his impeachmentIt seems even more likely than it did before that US supreme court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is indeed a serial sexual assaulter. New...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Dear Sackler family, your greed turned my son into a quadriplegic | Sherrie Rubin Aaron suffered an accidental OxyContin overdose in 2005, and today he is a quadriplegic who cannot speakDear Sackler family,Your product, OxyContin, has caused untold harm to millions of Americans. Continue reading......
18:18, 09/18/2019

The tiny algae at ground zero of Greenland's melting glaciers | Dan McDougall Greenland’s ice melt has been adopted by the world as a bellwether for climate crisis, but the impact on biodiversity has been overlooked. At an ice station on a remote Arctic glacier, scientists are looking to the smallest of life forms to predict t...
18:18, 09/18/2019

How TV weathercasters became the unsung heroes of the climate crisis The broadcasters – often among the most trusted voices in their communities – are connecting the dots between extreme weather and climate science, and shifting public opinionLocal TV weather forecasters have become foot soldiers in the war against cl...
18:18, 09/18/2019

All hail Tina Fey: the funniest comic of the 21st century From skewering Sarah Palin to handing us Liz Lemon on 30 Rock, here are 10 of the SNL legend’s most hilarious moments The 50 best comediansA nice girl with an anarchic bent and a tongue as sharp as a boning knife, Tina Fey has dominated sketch comedy...
18:18, 09/18/2019

India bans e-cigarettes as global vaping backlash grows Ban follows vaping-related deaths in US, with punishment including up to a year in prisonIndia has announced a ban on electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco.The ann...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Sandy Hook group releases 'hard to watch' school shooting awareness video Mark Barden, the co-founder of Sandy Hook Promise, hopes the PSA will inspire people to take actionSandy Hook Promise, the group founded after 20 first graders and six adults were murdered in Newtown, Connecticut, released a video on Wednesday that b...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Saudi oil attack: Trump says he has asked for more Iran sanctions US president’s move comes after Hassan Rouhani says US claims of Iran role is ‘slander’Donald Trump announced his first practical response to the attack on Saudi oil installations when he revealed he has asked the US Treasury to increase sanctions su...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Experts warn world ‘grossly unprepared’ for future pandemics Dire risk is compounded by climate crisis, urbanisation and lack of sanitation, says global monitoring boardIt sounds like an improbable fiction: a virulent flu pandemic, source unknown, spreads across the world in 36 hours, killing up to 80 million ...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Robert O'Brien replaces John Bolton as Trump's national security adviser Elevation of the state department’s chief hostage negotiator seen as a win for US secretary of state Mike PompeoDonald Trump has appointed the state department’s chief hostage negotiator – whose most prominent international role until now was monitor...
18:18, 09/18/2019

BBC apologises to Prince Harry over ‘race traitor’ image Broadcaster says it should have warned Duke of Sussex before publishing neo-Nazi materialThe BBC has apologised for failing to warn the Duke of Sussex before broadcasting and publishing online an image from a neo-Nazi social media group that called h...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Boris Johnson 'surprised' by level of Irish border checks EU sources say PM seemed taken aback when shown implications of his Brexit planToday’s politics news - live updatesBoris Johnson expressed surprise to his advisers during lunch with Jean-Claude Juncker as he was informed about the scale of checks sti...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Greta Thunberg tells Congress to 'listen to the scientists' during testimony – live Trump names Robert O’Brien as new national security adviserThe Guardian is joining forces with more than 250 news outlets around the world to strengthen coverage of the climate crisis ahead of the UN summit. Read more about the Covering Climate Now c...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Netflix in October 2019: Every new movie and TV series coming next month, and everything leaving With just a couple weeks left in the month of September, we’re finally closing in on the launches of Disney+ and Apple TV+. Both video streaming services are expected to launch in November, and once they do (especially Disney’s), the stre...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Virginia tech research team studies low latency military networks with DOD-funded grant Using a $7.5 million, five-year Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative grant, a Virginia Tech research team looks into the latency of military IoT systems....
18:18, 09/18/2019

Democratic Party donor Ed Buck charged with running drug den: officials A prominent California Democratic Party donor, Edward Buck, was arrested on Tuesday night and charged with operating a drug den after a man overdosed in his West Hollywood home, officials said....
18:17, 09/18/2019

Trump picks hostage negotiator O'Brien for top security job U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser, replacing hardliner John Bolton who was fired abruptly last week after clashing with the president on a host of issues....
18:17, 09/18/2019

No. 2 U.S. House Democrat hopes House will pass funding bill by Friday Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday that he hopes the House will pass a stopgap government funding bill no later than Friday....
18:17, 09/18/2019

Trump confirms U.S. will revoke California waiver to require cleaner cars U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency will revoke California's waiver that allows it to require automakers to build cleaner vehicles than federal requirements demand - a move that will set off a massive l...
18:17, 09/18/2019

18 storage solutions you'd never guess were from Home Depot The Home Depot has more than building and utilitarian supplies, and you can find storage, furniture, and more that will fit in with any style.       ...
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The best nonstick pans of 2019 We put 7 nonstick pans through some heavy duty testing to find the best of the best. Which brand rose to the top: Cuisinart, All-Clad, ScanPan, or Calphalon?       ...
18:17, 09/18/2019

Amazon and Western Union team up to make it easier to shop online, then pay with cash Amazon will enable shoppers to buy online, then head to Western Union to pay with dollars, making it easier for those who prefer or need to use cash.       ...
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Vegan Oxtail? Twitter says now the fake meat movement may have gone too far After a picture of the vegan meat product by Absolute Vegetarian began making the rounds, there were howls of outrage from Facebook to Twitter.       ...
18:17, 09/18/2019

Trump administration sideswipes California efforts to set strict auto emission standard President Trump decided to revoke a waiver used by California to establish auto emission standards that are more stringent than the federal standard.       ...
18:17, 09/18/2019

National Cheeseburger Day 2019: Where to get free cheeseburgers and deals Wednesday National Cheeseburger Day is Sept. 18 and Applebee's, Burger King, Red Robin, Dairy Queen, Wendy's and others are celebrating with deals and freebies.       ...
18:17, 09/18/2019

Apeel Sciences has developed longer-lasting avocados, and they're coming to Kroger stores For consumers tired of throwing away spoiled produce, California-based Apeel Sciences has developed a way to make fruits and vegetables last longer.       ...
18:17, 09/18/2019

Does working past 70 affect my Social Security benefits? If I work past 70, even though my employer keeps deducting for Social Security, will earnings during year age 71 be used to recalculate my benefits?       ...
18:17, 09/18/2019

How do you make more money when the Fed cuts rates? Savers are looking at lower rates, too, as experts forecast another Fed rate cut in September, and possibly in December.       ...
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Why another Fed rate cut would be good news for your wallet ... mostly How will the Fed's anticipated rate cut Wednesday affect credit card, home equity line, savings rates. It's the Fed second cut in less than 2 months       ...
18:17, 09/18/2019

Worried about a recession? Here's 5 ways small businesses can weather a downturn Financial advisers and fund managers are bracing for the "October Effect" of declining stocks. Entrepreneurs should come up with a survival strategy.       ...
18:17, 09/18/2019

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp blames referee and VAR as penalty costs side dearly at Napoli Jurgen Klopp blamed referee Felix Brych and VAR for Liverpool's failure to earn what he felt would have been a merited point from their Champions League visit to Napoli....
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PSG vs Real Madrid LIVE stream and channel: How to watch Champions League on TV and online For the first time since 2015, Real Madrid kick off their Champions League campaign knowing they are no longer holders of Europe's most-coveted prize....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Chelsea 0-1 Valencia highlights: Watch Champions League goals and action as Frank Lampard's men suffer defeat Frank Lampard's first Champions League match as Chelsea manager ended in defeat on Tuesday as Ross Barkley missed a late penalty in a 1-0 home loss to Valencia....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Shakhtar vs Man City lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs and latest injury updates Pep Guardiola insists he will find a solution to Manchester City's defensive crisis after John Stones was ruled out for up to five weeks with a thigh injury....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Olympiacos vs Tottenham lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs and latest injury updates Tottenham have left full-backs Danny Rose and Serge Aurier at home as they travel to face Olympiacos in their Champions League opener on Wednesday night....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Crystal Palace youngsters missing out on vital development opportunities with chances at U23 level drying up There is a lot of excitement around the Crystal Palace academy this season. The club have invested heavily in their development ranks over the summer and, with a lack of first-team signings, there should be ample opportunities for first team minutes....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Chelsea star Ross Barkley denies penalty row with Willian and Tammy Abraham in Valencia defeat Ross Barkley has played down suggestions of a row with Willian and Tammy Abraham over Chelsea's penalty-taking duties and insisted he is ready to step up again if asked....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Fernando Ricksen: The Rangers cult hero who lived life in the fast lane Fernando Ricksen's body may have failed him in the end, but the fighting spirit that marked the former Rangers captain's playing career never faltered....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Mauricio Pochettino and Tottenham ready for fiery Olympiacos welcome: 'I love to play like this' Mauricio Pochettino is relishing the prospect of beginning Tottenham's fourth consecutive Champions League campaign in the cauldron of the Karaiskakis Stadium against Olympiacos on Wednesday evening....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Wales shocked by Rob Howley betting allegations, says Warren Gatland Warren Gatland says the Wales squad have been left in shock after his assistant Rob Howley was sent home from the World Cup for an alleged breach of World Rugby's betting and anti-corruption regulations....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Chelsea showed why they are so reliant on Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham in Valencia loss It is a measure of the impact Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham have made at Chelsea that when one gets injured and the other has an off night, this is the end result....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Unai Emery considering naming Rob Holding in Arsenal squad for Frankfurt trip Unai Emery is deciding whether to include Rob Holding in the Arsenal squad for their trip to Eintracht Frankfurt as the defender closes in on a return after 10 months out....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Hugo Lloris eager to consign pain to past as Tottenham begin road to Champions League redemption The Champions League Final was ­supposed to be the final act in the last chapter for this particular Tottenham team but they return to the competition against Olympiacos tonight for an ­unexpected epilogue....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Atletico vs Juventus LIVE stream and channel: How to watch Champions League on TV and online Two of Europe's heavyweights go head-to-head tonight in one of the ties of the round as Atletico Madrid welcome 2017 finalists Juventus on matchday one in the Champions League....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Bayer Leverkusen vs Lokomotiv Moscow LIVE stream and channel: How to watch Champions League on TV and online Bayer Leverkusen and Lokomotiv Moscow meet in Germany tonight knowing that neither of them are expected to make a realistic play for the Champions League knockout stages....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Matt Wallace column: I'm feeling refreshed and ready for PGA Championship challenge at Wentworth On Sunday, at the KLM Open I probably played some of the best golf of my life from tee to green and I feel like I'm getting closer to the perfect make-up of me as a golfer....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Saudi Arabia vows to prove Iran backed ‘terrorist attack’ on oil facilities Saudi Arabia on Wednesday said it would reveal evidence showing Iran was behind the attack on its oil facilities as Tehran threatened to retaliate “immediately” if any action is taken against it. The Saudi Defense Ministry said it would p...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Trump orders more sanctions on Iran after attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia President Trump said in a tweet Wednesday that he will step up his​ “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran by adding even more sanctions against the Islamic Republic following an attack on Saudi oil facilities, a raid that some are blaming o...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Trump names Robert O’Brien as national security adviser ​President Trump announced in a tweet on Wednesday that he will name Robert O’Brien to succeed John Bolton as his national security adviser. “I am pleased to announce that I will name Robert C. O’Brien, currently serving as the very succe...
17:51, 09/18/2019

El Chapo’s ‘Kim Kardashian of organized crime’ found dead in presumed lover’s bed A 35-year-old Mexican woman rumored to have led the assassin unit of El Chapo’s Sinaloa Cartel was found dead in her presumed lover’s bed over the weekend, according to new reports. Claudia Ochoa Felix — nicknamed the “Kim Kardashian of o...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Mexican tycoon likely won’t face charges for boat trip that killed son The wealthy Mexican tycoon who was arrested after his 11-year-old son died in a California boating accident likely won’t face charges, according to a report. Javier Burillo, 57, was released Monday from Marion County Jail on $1 million bail, th...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Australian hiker had to ‘carry’ snapped leg while crawling for 2 days in search of help An Australian hiker described Wednesday how he had to “carry” his leg as he crawled for two days to get help after it “clean snapped in half” as he fell down a waterfall. Neil Parker, 54, told reporters from his hospital bed t...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Truck driver busted with 31 Mexican immigrants at border checkpoint A truck driver was busted for human smuggling after 31 Mexican immigrants were found in the back of his trailer at a border checkpoint in Arizona, according to authorities. A US Border Patrol dog first alerted agents to the 2008 Freightliner coming t...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Navy: Tom DeLonge ‘UFO videos’ are ‘unexplained aerial phenomena’ Three videos seemingly showing UFOs flying above America are officially being treated by the Navy as “unexplained aerial phenomena,” according to reports. The videos, first published by former Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge’s “To the Sta...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Saudi Arabia: Iran’s role in oil facility attacks is ‘undeniable’ Saudi Arabia’s Defense Ministry on Wednesday displayed an array of remnants from drones and missiles that it said were used in attacks on its oil facilities — claiming the wreckage is “undeniable” evidence of Iranian aggressio...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Best lease deals of the week: Compact SUVs Get on trend with a jacked-up hatchback that's as practical as it is stylish Leasing can be an affordable, practical route into having your own private car, but it's not always easy to tell the good deals from the duds.  The experts at our sister m...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Volvo S60 T8 Twin Engine 2019 UK review Want a fast executive saloon but don't want to shout about it? Volvo's new S60 T8 could be for you. We try it in the UK for the first time Volvo’s very modernist approach to the performance saloon format. And it will be a direction that the establi...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Ex-Jaguar executive explains shock move to Chinese start-up Stanton left Jaguar Land Rover for new Chinese company Human Horizons Challenge of Human Horizons' autonomy-rich HiPhi 1 lured top engineer to China Mark Stanton was one of the big beasts in the British car industry. He built his career at Ford an...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Nissan and EDF to expand smart charging partnership Firms will focus on vehicle-to-grid charging systems - which could allow owners to make money by plugging in their car Nissan and energy giant EDF Group have reached a deal to work together to develop smart charging technology for electric vehicles ...
17:51, 09/18/2019

New Volkswagen Golf GTE will have 201bhp and 241bhp variants Plug-in hybrid has been spotted undisguised ahead of eighth-generation Golf's unveiling in October The next-generation Volkswagen Golf GTE will offer two power outputs when it arrives on roads next year, intended to cater to both those wanting a sta...
17:51, 09/18/2019

ATS Automobili announces 592bhp, 780kg RR Turbo Italian firm developed supercar specifically for racing; it's eligible to compete in most FIA-sanctioned events in Europe Little-known Italian car maker ATS Automobili has unveiled a model called the RR Turbo, developed in-house specifically for rac...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Mitsubishi previews new plug-in hybrid SUV for Tokyo show Concept car is set to show a new plug-in hybrid drivetrain that Mitsubishi will use on the Eclipse Cross Mitsubishi will reveal a new compact plug-in hybrid SUV concept at next month’s Tokyo motor show. The as-yet-unnamed car, partially shown in an...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Official: Ineos confirms Bridgend factory for Grenadier 4x4 Ineos Automotive also reveals BMW power sources for new Defender-inspired model that's due to be shown next year Ineos Automotive, founded by British billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe to create an “uncompromising 4x4” in the mould of the original Land R...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Opinion: Ineos Grenadier is more convincing now than ever Building a credible Land Rover rival with zero experience of making cars won't be easy, but Ineos has the ingredients to make it work When Sir Jim Ratcliffe first discussed his own line of simpler-than-the-Defender 4x4s in earnest, the idea that a c...
17:51, 09/18/2019

New BMW 2 Series Active Tourer MPV coming in 2020 BMW will renew its Mercedes B-Class rival after revealing new two-door and four-door 2 Series coupé models The next-generation BMW 2 Series Active Tourer has been photographed in thinly disguised prototype form ahead of its expected unveiling next y...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Indonesia arrests around 200 as thick smog from forest fires reaches hazardous levels Dozens of people have been arrested over suspected involvement in massive forest fires in Indonesia, where thousands of hectares of ecologically rich land have been burned, engulfing the region in a thick toxic haze....
17:51, 09/18/2019

8 Cool Details About Making The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance From Its Incredible Documentary A wonderful thing happens when you roll the credits on the final episode of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance: you’ve finished watching one of the best TV shows of the year. But then another wonderful thing happens: The Crystal Calls, an almost hou...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Vaping Flavorpocalypse Comes to New York as State Health Authorities Order Emergency Ban The New York state Department of Health’s Public Health and Health Planning Council approved an emergency ban of all vaping products with flavors other than tobacco or menthol—and have doubtless started a mad rush on mint, mango, creme, and countless...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Snapchat Is Once Again Pivoting Back to News Snap, parent company of Snapchat, is trying to do the whole social media platform tries to lure journalistic outfits into producing content for them thing again, per a report in the Information on Tuesday.Read more......
17:51, 09/18/2019

Shocking Breaking News! Lord of the Rings TV Show to Film in New Zealand Amazon Studios just announced the filming location for its upcoming Lord of the Rings prequel show. And after searching far and wide it settled on...drumroll please...New Zealand!Read more......
17:51, 09/18/2019

Donald Trump Swoops in to Save Us All From the Tyranny of Cleaner Cars That Use Less Gas Donald Trump, fresh off moving to eviscerate lightbulb efficiency standards he thinks will make him look too orange and declaring war on the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest, is reportedly set to revoke California’s ability to regulate veh...
17:51, 09/18/2019

President Trump's Stupid Border Wall Could Destroy 22 Archaeological Sites According to New Report President Donald Trump’s wall along the U.S.-Mexico border could destroy 22 archaeological sites in Arizona, according to a new report produced by the National Park Service. The report was obtained by the Washington Post through a Freedom of Informat...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Facebook Launches Three New Portal Devices No One Asked For Last year, Facebook launched Portal, its first hardware device, to tepid reviews. Today, Facebook is proving it can’t take a hint and is announcing three new Portal products: the Portal Mini, Portal TV, and a redesigned Portal. Read more......
17:51, 09/18/2019

HP Is Trying to Reinvent the Business Laptop With the Elite Dragonfly While the typical business laptops often get the job done, they’re usually heavy, ugly, and generally hard to love, which exactly what HP is trying to address with the new Elite Dragonfly. Read more......
17:51, 09/18/2019

The New Bluetooth Sonos Feels Like a Time Warp You don’t need the new Sonos Move. It’s a $400 Sonos speaker that sounds an awful lot like a $180 Sonos speaker but with the added benefit of being portable. You can pick it up and carry it around. If you wander away from your wifi, no problem! The M...
17:51, 09/18/2019

9 Uses for Street View Besides Checking Out Your Old Neighborhood Street View has been with us since 2007, allowing us to spy on our old neighborhoods, see our front door on the internet, and generally travel the globe without getting up from the sofa. This ever-expanding digital library of locations has more uses ...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Jamie Lee Curtis Teases Familiar Faces and Traumas for Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends Sony teases that “famous people” want to do a remake of The Princess Bride. No, Rihanna has not been cast as Batman’s Poison Ivy, but she’d like to be. Plus, production wraps on The Invisible Man, what to expect when The Flash and Van Helsing return,...
17:51, 09/18/2019

A Huge Experiment Has 'Weighed' the Tiny Neutrino, a Particle That Passes Right Through Matter An experiment nearly two decades in the making has finally unveiled its measurements of the mass of the universe’s most abundant matter particle: the neutrino. Read more......
17:51, 09/18/2019

Facebook Partners With Ray-Ban to Help Make Its Smart Glasses Happen: Report Hoping to avoid the failure that was the consumer version of Google Glass, Facebook has teamed up with Luxottica, the parent company of brands like Ray-Ban, to help with the development of its own augmented reality glasses, sources told CNBC. But it ...
17:51, 09/18/2019

A Peek Into the Soviet Computer Revolution One of the largest and coolest collections of Soviet computers in the world resides in an apartment complex in Mariupol, Ukraine. Dmitriy Cherepanov started Club 8-bit with a small collection of computers built when the Soviet bloc was crafting its o...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Malta: Mediterranean island is a citadel of many cultures and a popular filming locale Malta, a strategic and much fought-over rock midway between Sicily and Africa, has much to offer fans of history and popular culture.       ...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Injured and alone in the wild, hiker crawls for days to safety after falling down waterfall The three-hour hike turned into a two-day trek to safety after the experienced hiker fell 20 feet down a waterfall and into a gully.       ...
17:51, 09/18/2019

Here's what it's like to live on the 123rd floor of the world's tallest condo Central Park Tower will top off at 1,550 feet, making it the tallest residential building in the world. It may also be the most expensive condo project ever, with up to $4 billion worth of apartments to be sold....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: On Cavan Biggio's cycle and returns of Luis Severino, Blake Snell and Brandon Woodruff Some big-name pitchers made their long-awaited returns Tuesday, but is it too little, too late? Scott White gives his thoughts while also looking at some new catcher options and what figures to be the Pirates' new closer....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Fantasy Football Week 3 Waiver Wire: Finding injury replacements, fill-in starts for Week 3 and beyond It's been a wild couple of weeks of injuries to kick off the NFL season, and Fantasy players are feeling. Jamey Eisenberg's look at the waiver wire can help you weather the storm....
17:51, 09/18/2019

Entering the era of intelligent payments Automation and artificial intelligence are transforming the payments industry into one of the most dynamic sectors of transaction banking. But there are still many teething problems in an industry that has been catapulted onto centre stage....
17:17, 09/18/2019

Why India is as risky as it ever was Some uncomfortable conclusions arise from a close look at Euromoney’s country risk data for Asia since 1982. India’s opening has been rewarded with a dismal decline in its score, while the overthrow of local dictators doesn’t appear to do much for ec...
17:17, 09/18/2019

How MAS propelled Singapore to the top of the class Singapore’s emergence as a global financial hub is no accident, and has not happened overnight. The key, according to Ravi Menon – the managing director of financial regulator the Monetary Authority of Singapore – is to plan well, act decisively and,...
17:17, 09/18/2019

You Can Eat This Game's Box If You Want The physical copies of this year’s Football Manager game are made almost entirely from recyclable materials, from the case to the shrink-wrap to the ink that’s printed on it. You could even eat the cardboard, if that was something you ever felt the n...
17:17, 09/18/2019

The next Total War game—a Saga title, like Thrones of Britannia—is called Troy, which the cover of P The next Total War game—a Saga title, like Thrones of Britannia—is called Troy, which the cover of PC Gamer’s print exclusive says is an “epic battle in a world of Gods and monsters”....
17:17, 09/18/2019

Junior High School Student Wins $46,000 Game Tournament, Doesn't Get Any Money During the Tokyo Game Show, legendary Street Fighter player Momochi forfeited tens of thousands of dollars in prize money because he doesn’t have a pro-gaming license in Japan. He wasn’t the only one who lost out on money. The winner of the Puzzle &a...
17:17, 09/18/2019

Why The Most Recent Tales Game Is Taking So Long Between 2002 and 2012, Bandai Namco released a mainline Tales game almost every year, save for 2006 and 2010. After 2012, there was a two-year gap before Tales of Zestiria. The following year, Namco Bandai released Tales of Berseria. But since then, ...
17:17, 09/18/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Dororo: The AniTAY Review • Clock Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Dororo: The AniTAY Review • Clock Tower Is The Best Horror Game Unofficially Starring Jennifer Connelly • What Happened To The Legend Of Grimrock Series? • TAY Retro: NES - Mike Tyson’...
17:17, 09/18/2019

Long-Rumored Apex Legends Hero Apparently Spotted In Game Apex Legends added its first new hero, the speedy Octane, early after launch. The electric-fence-dropping Wattson followed at the start of Season Two in July. Since then, there’s been supposed leaks and speculation about the next hero. Most folks bel...
17:17, 09/18/2019

Just What Everyone Needs, A Merge Dragons Sequel Gram Games’ Merge Dragons is a very popular free-to-pay mobile game about combining three things into better things and spending money on dragon gems. Merge Magic, out today on iOS and Android, is a new game about combining three new things into bett...
17:17, 09/18/2019

Speedrunners Are Demolishing Celeste's Difficult New Chapter Celeste’s recently added epilogue, Farewell, is an extremely difficult but charming send-off to a fantastic game. A normal playthrough takes anywhere from four to five hours and is immensely challenging. Skilled speedrunners are completing it in less...
17:17, 09/18/2019

Pizza Hut’s Stuffed Cheez-It Pizza tests the limits of snack food fusion There was great curiosity in Takeout land when we learned that Pizza Hut was planning to release a Stuffed Cheez-It pizza. Would the Cheez-Its be scattered across the top, like Doritos on a Quad Cities pizza? Or would they be pulverized and pressed t...
17:17, 09/18/2019

The First Puzzle Quest Is Still The Best 2007's Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords combined tile-matching puzzles and role-playing game mechanics to create an incredibly compelling hybrid game that was near impossible to put down. One sequel, several spin-offs, and countless copyca...
17:17, 09/18/2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: $120 Surround Sound, Kate Spade Surprise Sale, LEGO Saturn V Apollo, and More A Kyoku Daimyo 8” Damascus Chef’s Knife, a Surprise Sale at Kate Spade, and LEGO Saturn V Apollo lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
17:17, 09/18/2019

Japanese parent company pulls plug on Albemarle & Bond over Brexit Daikokuya Holdings seeks buyer after branches of UK pawnbrokers were shuttered last week The Japanese company behind the pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond pulled the plug on the business amid concern that its losses would increase after Brexit, it has emer...
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