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Fortnite’s Bugha Targeted in ‘Swatting’ Hoax

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Fortnite’s Bugha Targeted in ‘Swatting’ Hoax

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Swatting hoax? Famous Miami Herald columnist says fake 911 call made against him Maryland authorities are investigating a "swatting" incident in which a caller made a report against Pulitzer-winning columnist Leonard G. Pitts Jr.        ...
17:28, 07/01/2019

They met playing Call of Duty online. Then their cross-country feud became a 'swatting' hoax A cross-country feud between two men arguing on a telephone line escalated to a "swatting" hoax that locked down a school and evacuated a Walmart.       ...
15:28, 06/19/2019

They met playing 'Call of Duty' online. Then their cross-country feud became a 'swatting' hoax A cross-country feud between two men arguing on a telephone line escalated to a "swatting" hoax that locked down a school and evacuated a Walmart.       ...
21:56, 06/19/2019

Fortnite champ Bugha 'swatted' while streaming Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf, a 16-year-old Pennsylvanian who last month won the $3 million grand prize in the Fortnite World Cup, was "swatted" while livestreaming on Twitch on Saturday night....
00:00, 08/13/2019

Fortnite World Cup: 16-year-old 'Bugha' wins top prize A teenager from Philadelphia has beaten three Germans to win the top prize of $3 million in the solo finals at the lucrative esports tournament. It was held at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, known for hosting the US Open....
11:28, 07/29/2019

'Fortnite' World Cup winner 'Bugha' gets 'swatted' during Twitch stream Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf, a 16-year-old Pennsylvania native who won the $3 million prize in the Fortnite World Cup, was "swatted" during a live Twitch stream....
06:42, 08/13/2019

'They came in with guns': Fortnite world champion Bugha 'swatted' during livestream 16-year-old Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf won $3m in JulyPolice surrounded home on Saturday after hoax callBarely two weeks after winning $3m at the Fortnite World Cup, Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf was “swatted” in the middle of a livestreaming session.The 16-yea...
23:14, 08/12/2019

Federal jury indicts Delaware man on ‘swatting’ hoaxes WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Delaware man accused of making hoax emergency calls to locations across the country, causing police and SWAT teams to respond. An indictment handed down May 16 against 29-year-old Rodney All...
20:56, 06/18/2019

Swatting Attacks Stir Security Concerns Across Silicon Valley Tech companies are spending more to protect their executives, as so-called swatting attacks point to growing animosity and vulnerability in Silicon Valley....
14:56, 05/09/2019

$3 million Fortnite winner—and his parents—become latest swatting targets Enlarge / Police SWAT Team at work. (credit: Onfokus | Getty Images) Yet another armed police force has been called in on yet another unsuspecting victim, as the recently crowned Fortnite world champion took a break from a livestream to deal with a...
09:56, 08/13/2019

Swatting a Fly Without Killing It May Cause It Pain for the Rest of Its Life, Study Finds Barely missing a fatal slap at a bothersome fly might be a headache for both of you, according to new research from scientists at the University of Sydney. They say they’ve found evidence that insects are capable of feeling chronic pain after an inju...
21:28, 07/15/2019

Documents: ‘Swatting’ suspect engaged in cross-country feud WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Court documents say the Delaware man indicted by a federal court for “swatting” incidents had engaged in a cross-country feud with a man he’d met on the phone and who had called in hoaxes about him before. ...
15:42, 06/19/2019

Who is 'Bugha'? Kyle Giersdorf, 16-year-old Fortnite winner, is $3 million richer Kyle Giersdorf, who goes by his gamer tag "Bugha," won $3 million at the inaugural Fortnite World Cup this weekend. Here's what we know about him.       ...
05:00, 07/30/2019

16-year-old Kyle 'Bugha' Giersdorf takes home $3 million prize for Fortnite World Cup win Kyle Giersdorf is $3 million richer. The 16-year-old known as "Bugha" took home the singles championship at the Fortnite World Cup in New York.       ...
13:28, 07/29/2019

Viral hoax Momo is getting its own movie Momo, the viral hoax that took the internet by storm last summer, has always looked like it belonged in a horror movie. Now it will star in one. Deadline reported that Orion Pictures is planning a movie based on Momo, the creepy looking character at....
04:28, 07/11/2019

The Instagram hoax that fooled thousands Argentinian-born artist Amalia Ulman's "Excellences and Perfections" performance happened only four years ago, but in the digital age, it feels like much longer....
20:42, 05/29/2019

That Instagram Post Everyone Is Sharing Is Just Another Viral Hoax This week, celebrities including Usher, Pink, and Leslie Bibb, along with politicians like former Texas governor Rick Perry, shared identical Instagram posts warning of an alleged upcoming change to Instagram’s terms of service that would in pa...
23:42, 08/21/2019

Why do so many people still believe the moon landings were a hoax? – podcast On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission that first put humans on the moon, Richard Godwin explores why conspiracy theories about the landings still endure. Plus Geoff Andrews on his part in the Guardian’s lunar front page from 1969 – and how...
09:28, 07/17/2019

Why are celebrities 'trademarking' their Instagram posts and is it a hoax? From Julia Roberts to the US energy secretary, people are sharing a strange copyright message on Instagram. One Guardian Australia staffer asked another to explain what it meant ... quicklyHi Naaman. Perhaps you can help me. I hear that it’s apparent...
18:56, 08/22/2019

Instagram Privacy Hoax: Why You Can Safely Ignore It A closer look at an old viral Instagram hoax on permissions for photos and messages that even Secretary of Energy Rick Perry couldn't resist re-posting....
07:42, 08/22/2019

Viral hoax Momo set to become a horror movie The producers of 'The Grudge' and 'The Ring' franchise are reportedly joining forces to create a horror film based on the dangerous 2018 online hoax....
20:56, 07/11/2019

An old Instagram hoax is back, and it's duping celebrities An Instagram hoax that first circulated in 2012 is back, and celebrities from Usher to Waka Flocka Flame, Julianne Moore, Julia Roberts and Rob Lowe have allegedly fallen for it. The post claims Instagram is changing its rules and everything you'...
18:00, 08/21/2019

Dozens of celebrities fall for Instagram hoax The widely circulated post falsely warns Instagram is changing its privacy policy and will make public all of users' photos, including deleted messages....
18:00, 08/21/2019

Fraudster asks for donations to help him ‘disappear’ after bizarre MS-13 hoax A tall tale about a man who claimed he unwittingly stole from MS-13 has turned into a sob story — if you believe the latest twist. Shane Morris of Nashville penned an elaborate lie on Twitter saying he happened on a brick of heroin owned by the...
17:42, 05/25/2019

U.S. energy secretary falls for Instagram hoax, pokes fun at himself U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry joked on social media on Wednesday that photo-sharing site Instagram could "publish, distribute and/or sell" his pictures of dogs, Texas flags and chili recipes, an attempt at humor after he appeared to fall for an on...
22:56, 08/21/2019

Man charged with bomb hoax on 2015 Super Bowl LONDON (AP) — A man from southwestern England has been charged with making bomb hoax threats against the Super Bowl, Britain’s Houses of Parliament and schools in the U.K., U.S. and Canada. Avon and Somerset police said Wednesday that Andreas D...
13:28, 06/26/2019

Behind the 12-year-old Wii Sports hoax that briefly fooled the Internet Before his resignation in late 2017, Uber's then-CEO Travis Kalanick faced more than his fair share of scandals. But by far the most (read: least) important of these was Kalanick's oft-repeated claim that, at one point, he "held the world’s second-hi...
19:42, 07/06/2019

Huddersfield Town reveal their actual kit after sponsor hoax "Huddersfield Town have released their actual home kit for the upcoming season – admitting their bookmaker sash was a hoax to promote a new initiative."...
12:56, 07/19/2019

‘Dead baby’ found in Queens park appears to be hoax Cops claimed to have found a dead baby Tuesday morning outside Crocheron Park in Queens — but police sources now say it was just an “extremely realistic” doll. “The doll was created to look like it was decomposing,” a source told The Post...
19:14, 06/18/2019

The Curious Phaistos Disc – Ancient Mystery or Clever Hoax? In 1908 an Italian archaeologist ventured into the ruins of Phaistos, an ancient Minoan palace on the south coast of Crete. In an underground temple depository, among burnt bones, dust, and ashes, he found a remarkably intact golden-hued disc. The di...
23:00, 06/05/2019

John Mayer Just Trolled Every Celeb Who Bought Into That Instagram Hoax John Mayer is having the last laugh. If you've spent any time on Instagram as of late, you've probably noticed a swarm of posts from some of your favorite stars concerned about......
20:28, 08/21/2019

Donald Trump wants investigation into Australia's role in 'Russian hoax' This is the first time the US president has publicly named Australia while discussing the FBI inquiry into his election campaignDonald Trump has said he wants Australia’s role in setting off the FBI inquiry into links between Russia and his election ...
05:28, 05/25/2019

Jussie Smollett lawyers sued by alleged hoax accomplices Two brothers involved in Jussie Smollett's Chicago alleged hate-crime hoax sued the "Empire" actor's lawyers on Tuesday, accusing them of defamation for insisting they had "criminally attacked" the actor even after police concluded otherwise....
21:39, 04/28/2019

South Korean executives jailed over treasure ship hoax Three South Korean executives were jailed for tricking investors into believing the existence of a sunken ship with gold worth billions, reports say.        ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Trump tweets he, Putin discussed ‘Russian Hoax’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 1:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says the “Russian Hoax” was one of the topics he discussed with Russian’s Vladimir Putin ...
19:56, 05/03/2019

Trump Says He Discussed the ‘Russian Hoax’ in Phone Call With Putin The conversation took place shortly after the release of the special counsel’s report documenting Russian efforts to tilt the 2016 election in President Trump’s direction....
21:00, 05/03/2019

UK police question man over bomb hoax after devices found in Manchester British police are questioning a 26-year-old man on suspicion of a bomb hoax offense after disposal experts were called in to examine packages left in the northern English city of Manchester....
21:42, 05/03/2019

Trump gave speech in front of hoax presidential seal WASHINGTON — The White House says it didn’t know that an altered presidential seal featuring a two-headed eagle clutching golf clubs would be displayed at a speech by President Donald Trump this week. President Donald Trump takes the stage next...
03:28, 07/26/2019

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’ President Trump declared Friday that he was justified in attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get to the bottom of the Russia “hoax” and said he hadn’t decided whether to pardon accused US war crimina...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Trump calls Green New Deal a 'hoax' that 'might be bigger' than Russia probe President Trump attacked the Green New Deal Tuesday, claiming the progressive plan to fight climate change “might be a bigger hoax” than the Russian investigation....
23:42, 05/14/2019

Tucker Carlson Calls White Supremacy a 'Hoax' In Astonishing Diatribe Nauseatingly racist Fox News host Tucker Carlson dismissed concerns about white supremacists as a “conspiracy theory” on Tuesday. This is a cruel lie: a white supremacist murdered 22 people over the weekend in El Paso, Texas after he had apparently w...
18:42, 08/07/2019

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry fell for an old-school Instagram hoax You know, in many respects, I admire former Texas Governor Rick Perry. He’s accomplished so much, despite clearly being an absolute fucking moron that, in Europe, wouldn’t be trusted with a pair of safety scissors. In the years after landing the top ...
13:42, 08/21/2019

Jim Sturgess brings hoax with a painful legacy to life in new JT LeRoy biopic The emotional draw of JT LeRoy's story is strong. His mother was a prostitute, he was homeless in San Francisco, had a male-to-female sex change and eventually had two novels published, becoming the darling of literary circles....
17:00, 08/16/2019

‘It wasn’t crying wolf’: sale of whole Italian village revealed as PR hoax Tiny Esino Lario claimed all its assets were up for grabs – but it was actually working with a tech firm to raise awareness of issues facing villages Last month a mountain village in northern Italy put all its assets up for sale. A website advertised...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Jussie Smollett posts on Instagram for first time since alleged 'hoax' attack Jussie Smollett has returned to social media, sharing his first Instagram post since January when he alleged he'd been the victim of a hate crime -- a claim Chicago cops later accused him of faking following an extensive investigation. ...
01:28, 06/11/2019

The CEO of pogo stick-sharing startup Cangoroo insists his company isn’t a hoax I just got off the phone with Adam Mikkelsen, founder and CEO of shared mobility startup Cangoroo, who insists that his company is totally real. Wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s back up. Cangoroo is a pogo stick-sharing startup that hails fro...
20:14, 05/22/2019

Dem rep claims resignation letter admitting sex with staffer was hoax: ‘Completely untrue’ A New Jersey congressman says that a resignation letter bearing his name and confessing to a sexual relationship with a staff member did not come from him....
22:42, 07/30/2019

Air India plane makes emergency landing in UK after hoax bomb threat An Air India passenger plane flying to the United States was escorted by British fighter jets to land in London on Thursday after what an official at the airline later said was a hoax bomb threat....
14:14, 06/27/2019

Sen. Klobuchar on Russian interference: Trump ‘makes it worse by calling it a hoax’ The Minnesota Democrat criticized the president two days after his lengthy phone call with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, in which Trump did not raise concerns about potential Russian interference in 2020....
17:28, 05/05/2019

Mueller report: Trump dismisses 'Russian hoax' in call with Putin The report concluded that Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election was ‘sweeping and systematic’Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin discussed what Trump again dismissed as the “Russian hoax” in their first known phone call since th...
12:14, 05/04/2019

False alarms and hoax reports: Why Americans are on edge after string of mass shootings After a string of mass shootings, multiple false reports of active shooters have spread around the country, highlighting fears in many Americans.        ...
00:14, 08/08/2019

False alarms and hoax reports: Americans are on edge after string of mass shootings After a string of mass shootings, multiple false reports of active shooters have spread around the country, highlighting fears in many Americans.        ...
03:28, 08/08/2019

Cesar Sayoc lawyers say 'hoax devices' warrant 10 years in slammer, not life Court-appointed lawyers for Florida strip club DJ Cesar Sayoc said in a sentencing memo that their steroid-using client believed the pipe bombs he mailed to prominent Democrats he perceived as President Trump opponents were hoax devices designed not ...
18:42, 07/23/2019

Book: ‘Collusion hoax’ a Clinton-Obama payback for 2016 loss to Trump The first authoritative book about the Russia election collusion “hoax” against President Trump since special counsel Robert Muller’s final report was filed charges that the case is a conspiracy to doom the president’s reelection, and one that should...
17:14, 08/09/2019

A Publisher Apologized For Running a Sandy Hook Hoax Book, Then Auctioned Off the Last Copies The publisher of a book claiming the Sandy Hook shootings were a hoax apologized to Lenny Pozner, the father of one of the victims, several weeks ago, agreed to stop selling the book, and issued a statement saying he believes Pozner’s son Noah did re...
19:42, 07/15/2019

Trump: Mueller’s testimony proves Russia probe a ‘witch hunt,’ ‘hoax’ President Trump took a victory lap on Wednesday after Robert Mueller’s hours of testimony before Congress — saying the hearings proved the Russia probe was a “hoax” and a “witch hunt.” “We had a good day today. The Republican Party, our country, ther...
04:28, 07/25/2019

Donald Trump Called Climate Change a Hoax. Now He’s Awkwardly Boasting About Fighting It President Donald Trump has falsely called climate change a “hoax” invented by China, incorrectly suggested that wind turbines cause cancer and dismissed a landmark scientific report produced by the federal government’s own scientist...
06:28, 07/09/2019

Rick Perry, Man Who Could Nuke Entire World, Fell for a Super-Old Facebook Hoax Rick Perry, as head of the Department of Energy, is tasked with overseeing America’s vast nuclear arsenal, one capable of blowing up the earth many times over. He’s also a huge idiot, as evidenced yet again by him sharing one of the oldest anti-Faceb...
16:56, 08/21/2019

John Mayer and Trevor Noah poke fun at the Instagram hoax that has been fooling celebrities Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images; Theo Wargo/Getty Images Celebrities are posting an Instagram privacy policy meme that is a hoax. John Mayer and Trevor Noah used it as a chance to make fun of the viral moment. Even before Instag...
12:28, 08/22/2019

Celebrities post old chain letter hoax en masse, proving they're as bad at the internet as your parents All of us ordinary people living in our hovels, collecting dirt into our hands, and spitting on it to sculpt model houses of the kind we’ll never be able to afford, often feel as if we’re impossibly far beneath the rich and powerful celebrities who d...
20:56, 08/21/2019

YouTube will remove more white supremacist and hoax videos, a more aggressive stance on hate speech Youtube will remove false videos alleging that major events like the Holocaust didn’t happen, as well as a broad array of content by white supremacists and others in a move to more aggressively crack down hate speech....
20:14, 06/05/2019

Hoax 911 call accused Pulitzer-winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. of killing his wife, police say Award-winning Miami Herald opinion columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. was awoken at his Maryland home early Sunday by a group of police officers responding to a hoax 911 tip that someone had been killed inside Pitts' house....
00:56, 07/02/2019

Gold ship hoax: Executives jailed over 'sunken treasure ship' claims Three executives of a South Korean company, which claimed to have found a sunken Russian treasure ship containing billions of dollars in gold, have been jailed, months after their scam fell apart....
06:56, 05/02/2019

35 arrested in ICE operation that targeted 2,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 35 migrants as part of an operation targeting families with court-ordered removals, a Department of Homeland Security official confirmed to CNN on Tuesday....
18:28, 07/23/2019

YouTube may soon ban targeted ads on kids' content YouTube is allegedly planning on getting rid of targeted ads on videos aimed at children. It's not clear whether the decision comes as a result of the FTC's recent multimillion dollar fine -- imposed after YouTube was found to be violating ...
18:00, 08/21/2019

More Than 2,000 Migrants Were Targeted in Raids. 35 Were Arrested. President Trump had touted the raids as a show of force in response to an influx of Central American parents and children across the southwestern border....
15:28, 07/23/2019

UAE says 4 ships targeted by ‘sabotage’ off its coast The United Arab Emirates says that four commercial ships “were subjected to sabotage operations” after false reports circulated in Lebanese and Iranian media outlets saying there had been explosions at one of the nation’s seaports...
23:42, 05/12/2019

UAE says 4 ships targeted by 'sabotage' off its coast The United Arab Emirates says that four commercial ships "were subjected to sabotage operations" after false reports circulated in Lebanese and Iranian media outlets saying there had been explosions at one of the nation's seaports....
02:14, 05/13/2019

TV Networks Creating Targeted-Ad Capabilities Major TV programmers are starting to advance on the $2 billion addressable-TV-ad business, which lets advertisers serve different commercials to different households watching the same shows....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Facebook now provides more info about targeted ads – and tools so you can opt out In March this year, Facebook released a tool called “Why am I seeing this?”, which allowed users to take a deeper look at the ads they were being shown and the reason they were being targeted.The service was created in response to the p...
06:00, 07/12/2019

"Chinese Have Not Targeted Apple At All," Says CEO Tim Cook Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
08:00, 06/05/2019

Florida executes the 'I-95 killer' who targeted gay men across Southeast Florida has put to death the man known as the "I-95 killer," who was convicted of killing three people and admitted to killing several more in a 1994 spree targeting gay men....
08:42, 08/24/2019

Samsung's 3nm process targeted at chips for cloud Samsung Electronics has shared the process design kit behind its 3nm chip process while showcasing a new cloud program for clients to design their chips....
09:42, 05/15/2019

Romance scam 'targeted women worldwide' The Japanese woman and a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria started communicating in March 2016 on an international social network....
05:56, 08/24/2019

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign that used spoof emails from a major UK airport to try and steal customer details was revealed as one of...
19:56, 07/16/2019

August execution set for Florida killer who targeted gay men TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A convicted killer in Florida who authorities say targeted gay men is scheduled to be executed later this summer. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a death warrant Tuesday for 57-year-old Gary Ray Bowles. The execution is set for Aug....
02:14, 06/12/2019

Four shot in targeted attack in Crown Heights Four people were shot in a targeted attack early Monday in Brooklyn, cops said. At least eight rounds were fired off, police sources told The Post. The incident happened just before 2 a.m. at the intersection of Sterling and Buffalo avenues in Crown ...
17:56, 08/05/2019

‘I-95 killer’ who targeted gay men along busy corridor set to die Thursday A mass murderer known as the “I-95 killer,” who spent the majority of 1994 targeting gay men -- including a Navy World War II veteran -- along the busy travel corridor, is set to be executed in Florida later Thursday....
17:14, 08/22/2019

Syrian TV says Damascus targeted 'from direction of' Israel Loud blasts echoed across Damascus late on Friday, residents said, as Syrian state media reported "enemy targets" coming from the direction of Israel, which has previously acknowledged conducting repeated strikes inside Syria....
22:00, 05/17/2019

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of Oman. NBC’s Courtney Kube reports for TODAY....
21:00, 06/15/2019

Jewish woman: Neo-Nazi's followers targeted me She'd endured the hate from strangers for years, trying to ignore it, trying to move on. But in court Thursday, she had to relive it again. The voicemail that was just gunshots. The emails wishing her dead. The photo of her young son on the gates of ...
22:42, 07/12/2019

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption        ...
15:42, 05/23/2019

Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers Those struggling to pay student loans continue to be targeted by bad actors who charge costly fees and don't live up to promises of loan forgiveness.       ...
16:28, 07/14/2019

US hits Iran with new sanctions; petrochemicals targeted WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hitting Iran with new sanctions that target its largest petrochemical company for providing support to the Revolutionary Guard Corps. The Treasury Department says the sanctions will apply to the Persian G...
18:42, 06/07/2019

AFL-CIO Executive Says He Has Been Marginalized and Targeted Over Political Disagreements In his first public interview since he was nearly forced out of one of the highest positions in organized labor, AFL-CIO executive vice president Tefere Gebre says that he has been targeted by political opponents within the union coalition seeking to...
21:56, 06/09/2019

U.S. immigration action that targeted 2,100 people snared just 35 A scant 35 people were taken into custody during a long-threatened U.S. enforcement action that targeted more than 2,100 immigrants who had been ordered deported, the head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said on Tuesday....
19:28, 07/23/2019

Mom claims her 15-year-old son was targeted in fatal shooting The grieving mother of a 15-year-old who was fatally shot in the head in Harlem insisted Saturday that her son’s shooters “meant to kill him.” “My son was a good boy,” said devastated Dawn Bluford, 47, whose son, Jeremiah Draper, suffered a life-endi...
02:56, 05/19/2019

The Latest: UN notified of ships targeted in UAE waters WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 6 p.m. The governments of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Norway are notifying the United Nations that four commercial ships were targeted and at least three of ...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both vessels and the US Navy rushed to assist. (June 13)      ...
16:14, 06/13/2019

Taliban threaten Afghan media, say reporters to be targeted KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have issued a threat to Afghan media, saying journalists will be targeted unless news outlets stop broadcasting what they describe as government propaganda against the insurgents. Monday’s statement gives A...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Pakistani Christian girls targeted by Chinese as brides GUJRANWALA, Pakistan (AP) — Hundreds of women and girls from Pakistan’s Christian minority have been trafficked to China as brides in recent months as their country becomes a new marriage market for Chinese men. Chinese and Pakistani brokers ar...
09:14, 05/07/2019

Bystander killed as US rapper is targeted outside Trump resort Entourage of YoungBoy Never Broke Again return fire during shooting in which musician’s girlfriend and a five-year-old are hurtLouisiana rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again has been targeted in a shooting in Miami that left a bystander dead and his gir...
14:00, 05/14/2019

2020 Dem Michael Bennet targeted in new ads by progressive group He’s been in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination for less than a week, but Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado’s already coming under attack – not from Republicans but from fellow Democrats. Demand Justice, a progressive advocacy group th...
06:14, 05/08/2019

Police: No indication driver killed on bridge was targeted Police say there's no indication a woman who was fatally shot while driving over a highway bridge in northeast Iowa was targeted, and they're seeking the public's help in determining if the gunfire came from nearby woods....
17:56, 04/30/2019

Juul targeted teens by spending over $200K on influencers E-cigarette company Juul Labs Inc. went to great lengths to “convey its messaging directly to teenage children” — spending more than $200,000 and marketing to young people by recruiting online influencers, according to a new Congressional report. The...
22:28, 07/26/2019

'We're afraid': the queer Brazilian sex artists targeted by Bolsonaro After the far-right president tweeted a video of their transgressive street performance, the two artists fled São Paulo – but now they’re pushing back‘Queer people have been afraid since the president was elected,” says Paulx Castello. “He has been d...
00:14, 06/25/2019

WhatsApp confirms it's been targeted by spyware. That's exactly its customers fear The Financial Times reported Monday that an Israel-based company was able to successfully install malware that could have been used for surveillance on phone calls made over the app....
06:56, 05/14/2019

Gary Ray Bowles, serial killer who targeted gay men, set to be executed A Florida serial killer who targeted older, gay men in a months-long killing rampage 25 years ago is set to be executed. Gary Ray Bowles, 57, is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday night at Florida Day Prison in Stark. Bowles began his eigh...
18:56, 08/22/2019

Salmon-eating sea lions targeted at Columbia River dam BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have started killing more California sea lions preying on imperiled salmon in the Columbia River below a hydroelectric project on the Oregon-Washington border. The National Marine Fisheries Service on Friday made publi...
19:56, 05/03/2019

Reporter won’t say if ‘sexy blonde’ who targeted Papadopoulos worked for FBI A reporter who exposed how the FBI sent a blonde bombshell to question a Trump campaign about suspected collusion with Russia won’t say if she’s actually a G-woman — fueling suspicion the woman may work for the CIA or another spy agency. ...
02:14, 05/04/2019

| Journalists investigating Russia targeted by cyberattacks: ProtonMail Reporters investigating Russian military intelligence have been targeted by highly sophisticated cyberattacks through their encrypted email accounts, with evidence suggesting Moscow was responsible, according to the email service provider ProtonMail ...
12:42, 07/28/2019

Women, targeted by same serial subway perv, speak out A pair of gutsy women who were targeted by the same serial subway pervert are speaking out about their horrific ordeals — and how their quick-thinking actions helped lock him up. Cynthia and Beatrice — who asked their last names be withheld — said th...
04:14, 06/24/2019

Google wants Chrome to feed you targeted ads while somehow respecting your privacy A team of Google Chrome developers have proposed an idea for a 'privacy sandbox' that would protect users from invasive tracking technology, but still let the browser show them targeted ads.The plan addresses a major problem for Google: it ...
15:56, 08/23/2019

Russia 'targeted 2014 European Parliament election' Evidence of Kremlin efforts to use social media to target the 2014 European Parliament elections have been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff University....
01:00, 05/24/2019

Watson targeted two teams; Gronk wasn't factor When tight end Ben Watson realized that he really wasn't ready for retirement, he narrowed his focus to two teams based on his history -- New England and New Orleans....
22:42, 05/23/2019

Brazilian player Nikao targeted with racist slurs SAO PAULO (AP) — Athletico Paranaense midfielder Nikao says he has been racially abused online by Spanish speaking fans since playing against an Argentine team in the Recopa Sudamericana final. The 26-year-old Brazilian says “it is regrettable ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's announcement is aimed at advertisers that will now be able to target ads based on the category of podcasts...
20:28, 06/17/2019

PSG president targeted in Qatar athletics corruption probe French authorities informed the president of Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, that he is under formal investigation for alleged corruption in the bidding process for the World Athletics Championships....
15:00, 05/23/2019

US Navy assisting two tankers targeted in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, were reportedly attacked on Thursday, the U.S. Navy said, with one adrift and on fire amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran and a...
10:42, 06/13/2019

Here are the 4 congresswomen known as 'The Squad' targeted by Trump's racist tweets Well before President Donald Trump launched a racist attack against four first-term, progressive Democratic congresswomen, "The Squad," as they've come to be known on Capitol Hill, had carved an outsized profile for themselves due to their willingnes...
01:14, 07/17/2019

Israeli military says it has targeted militant sites in Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it struck several militant sites in the Gaza Strip after a Palestinian rocket hit a building in southern Israel. The army said Israeli warplanes attacked “terror infrastructure” in Gaza early on ...
12:00, 06/14/2019

Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says While Parkinson's disease patients often receive treatment for lower dopamine levels, researchers say treatment should also target the chemical acetylcholine....
23:42, 07/17/2019

MLB notebook: Authorities say Ortiz wasn't targeted in shooting The orchestrated attack that resulted in David Ortiz getting shot at a nightclub earlier this month was not meant to target the former Boston Red Sox star, Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday....
06:14, 06/20/2019

Bots targeted race during Democratic debate, researchers say Bot-like accounts pushed the hashtag #DemDebateSoWhite during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, according to a report from social media analytics firm Storyful....
18:42, 07/31/2019

Shaken by the El Paso shooting, Latinos across the US fear they'll be targeted next Miles beyond the Walmart's walls and days after the gunman pulled the trigger, the massacre that ended 22 lives here has jolted communities that were already on edge....
04:14, 08/07/2019

Israeli disinformation campaign targeted Nigerian election A U.S. think tank that analyzes misinformation online has found that an Israel-based influence campaign busted by Facebook had stumped for the winning candidate in the February 2019 Nigerian presidential elections....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from digital players like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's ...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Commerzbank's targeted rise in 2019 net profit 'ambitious' Commerzbank on Wednesday posted net profit in the second quarter that was little changed from a year ago, helped by low taxes, but the German bank said its target for a slight increase in full-year net profit had become "significantly more ambitious...
09:28, 08/07/2019

Japanese police officer stabbed in possible targeted attack: NHK A Japanese police officer was stabbed several times in the chest with a kitchen knife and his loaded handgun stolen while on patrol on Sunday morning in the western city of Suita, in a rare case of violent crime in Japan, public broadcaster NHK repor...
09:28, 06/16/2019

Euro Papers: Mo Salah targeted by Real Madrid "Look away now Liverpool fans, because reports from Spain insist Champions League final hero Mo Salah is being targeted for a monster summer transfer by Real Madrid..."...
17:00, 06/03/2019

U.S. lawmakers grill E-cig maker Juul over efforts targeted at schoolchildren E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc funded a "holistic health education" camp as part of efforts to market directly to school-aged children, members of a U.S. congressional panel said on Thursday, citing internal company documents....
04:42, 07/26/2019

Dying man who told cops ‘F–k you’ may have been targeted at weekend house party Police are investigating whether the killing of a Brooklyn man — who told cops “f—k you, son!” as he lay dying — is connected to a shooting last week at a house party, law enforcement sources told The Post. Investigators believe Arsenio G...
11:42, 08/23/2019

Trump demands apology from congresswomen targeted by racist slurs Donald Trump has continued his week-long attack on four Democratic congresswomen - demanding they apologise to the US and Israel "for the horrible things they have said"....
00:00, 07/22/2019

'I thought they would kill me': Thai dissidents targeted in brutal crackdown Ever since sham elections in March, activists have been singled out in a series of brutal attacks as the military tightens its grip on power The blows came hard and heavy on Sirawith Seritiwat’s head. The four men, dressed in motorcycle helmets, blac...
04:42, 07/22/2019

Russia Targeted Election Systems in All 50 States, Report Finds A Senate panel documented an effort largely undetected by state and federal officials at the time. But its report was so heavily redacted that key lessons for 2020 were blacked out....
15:14, 07/26/2019

Russia Targeted Elections Systems in All 50 States, Report Finds A Senate panel documented an effort largely undetected by state and federal officials at the time. But its report was so heavily redacted that key lessons for 2020 were blacked out....
03:42, 07/26/2019

Latinos voice worries about being targeted after recent mass shootings ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Michelle Otero arrived at an art show featuring Mexican-American women, the first thing she did was scan the room. Two exits. One security guard. Then she thought to herself: If a shooter bursts in, how do my husband and...
22:56, 08/12/2019

Police: Accused El Paso, Texas, gunman says he targeted Mexicans The 21-year-old man accused of killing 22 people in a shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart told police he intentionally targeted Mexicans during the attack, an affidavit released Friday indicated....
04:00, 08/10/2019

Texas shooting suspect told police he targeted 'Mexicans' The suspected gunman accused of killing 22 people in a shooting rampage at Walmart in El Paso, Texas last weekend confessed while surrendering and told police he was targeting "Mexicans," according to an El Paso police affidavit released on Friday ....
01:42, 08/10/2019

Revealed: how Monsanto's 'intelligence center' targeted journalists and activists Internal documents show how the company worked to discredit critics and investigated singer Neil YoungMonsanto operated a “fusion center” to monitor and discredit journalists and activists, and targeted a reporter who wrote a critical book on the com...
23:28, 08/08/2019

Ex-Marine says TSA unfairly targeted his hollowed-out ammo cartridge pendant An ex-Marine in Minnesota is seething after a TSA supervisor confiscated a hollowed-out ammo cartridge from his necklace — and a cherished love letter hidden inside, according to a report. Aaron Bradley, a 43-year-old vet with previous tours in Iraq ...
22:42, 08/08/2019

Callum Smith vs. Billy Joe Saunders targeted for April or May 2020 A super-middleweight fight between champions Callum Smith and Billy Joe Saunders seems a natural one to make but won't happen until next year The post Callum Smith vs. Billy Joe Saunders targeted for April or May 2020 appeared first on Boxing News....
18:14, 08/13/2019

Facebook rolls out tool that could block those creepy targeted ads on your feed SAN FRANCISCO — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites ...
15:42, 08/22/2019

Syrian government warplane crashes after being targeted by rebels: monitor A Syrian government warplane crashed in Idlib province on Wednesday after being targeted by rebel groups, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported....
17:56, 08/14/2019

Targeted insurance offers French farmers some drought relief Hundreds of French farmers who signed up for specialist policies aimed at insuring against freak weather are getting swift payouts which could help them recover from heatwaves and prolonged droughts that hit parts of the country....
20:14, 08/01/2019

51 dead in Yemen after targeted missile strike and suicide bombings Coordinated suicide bombings and a ballistic missile launched by rebels in Yemen killed at least 51 people Thursday, wounding dozens more. The attacks targeted a military parade and a police station in the southern port city of Aden, officials said....
23:56, 08/01/2019

Florida set to execute serial killer who targeted gays across Southeast Florida is set to execute a man known as the "I-95 killer" who was convicted of killing three people and admitted to killing several more in a 1994 spree in which he targeted gay men....
07:14, 08/23/2019

House panel: Juul targeted children through 'sophisticated program' A House subcommittee accused Juul, an e-cigarette manufacturer, of deliberately targeting children as young as eight years old in its push to become the nation's leading e-cigarette maker....
12:28, 07/26/2019

WhatsApp spyware vulnerability: targeted lawyer says attempt was desperate NSO Group technology used against lawyer involved in civil case against the Israeli surveillance firmThe UK lawyer whose phone was targeted by spyware that exploits a WhatsApp vulnerability said it appeared to be a desperate attempt by someone to cov...
14:56, 05/14/2019

Razer Blade Studio Edition laptops targeted at creators Razer has unveiled its Razer Blade Studio Edition laptops for creators and "prosumers" featuring the latest Intel processors and Nvidia graphics.Read More...
12:56, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Saudis: Yemen rebels targeted desalination plant DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s Houthi rebels have fired a rocket into the kingdom t...
12:00, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from digital players like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's ...
23:42, 06/18/2019

Japan Police Official Stabbed In Possible Targeted Attack: Report A Japanese police officer was stabbed several times in the chest with a kitchen knife and his loaded handgun stolen while on patrol on Sunday morning in the western city of Suita, in a rare case of......
14:14, 06/16/2019

Tankers Targeted Near Strait Of Hormuz Amid Iran-US Tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both vessels and the U.S. Navy rushed to assist ami...
13:56, 06/13/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a private company and may have targeted human rights groups....
18:28, 05/14/2019

Russian lawmaker says Poland could be targeted if Russia is attacked: Interfax Russian lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov said on Thursday that Washington's plans to deploy spy drones and send troops to Poland are a concern to Moscow, and that Poland could be hit with a retaliatory strike if Russia were attacked, Interfax reported....
10:42, 06/13/2019

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so....
03:14, 06/05/2019

Police Officer Shifted Day After Mamata Banerjee Targeted With Slogans Twenty-four hours after Mamata Banerjee was greeted with slogans of "Jai Shri Ram" in the Barrackpore Lok Sabha constituency, the inspector in-charge of the local police station was today changed for......
18:00, 05/31/2019

Australian helicopters targeted by lasers in South China Sea, source says Australian military helicopters were targeted with lasers during operations in the South China Sea this month, according to an analyst who was aboard the warship from which the aircraft were operating....
08:14, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Saudi airport targeted by Yemen rebel drone BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 5:20 a.m. Saudi Arabia says a bomb-carrying drone launched by Yemen’s Houthi...
07:14, 05/27/2019

Tyrann Mathieu targeted in family extortion plot: ‘Going to kill you all’ Come at the Honey Badger, you best not miss. A distant relative of Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu was arrested on suspicion of trying to extort over $1 million, according to WDSU News. The man, Geourvon Sears, is currently out on bond. Sears, according...
16:28, 05/22/2019

Texas church targeted in mass shooting opens new sanctuary SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunman opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants in the deadliest mass shooting in state his...
07:00, 05/19/2019

Top Obama officials aid Chinese firm targeted by Trump order Two former top Obama administration officials are working on behalf of Huawei, even as the Chinese telecom giant faces a Trump administration that increasingly sees it as a threat to national security....
07:28, 05/16/2019

Houthi-run TV says Yemeni group targeted vital Saudi installations A television station run by Yemen's Houthi group said on Tuesday the Iran-aligned movement had launched drone attacks on Saudi installations, without identifying the targets or time of the attacks....
10:42, 05/14/2019

Israel kills Hamas commander in first targeted strike in years Israel killed a Hamas commander in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in what the military described as a targeted strike and Palestinians said was the first such action since the 2014 war in the Palestinian enclave....
16:28, 05/05/2019

LiveRamp Buys Data Plus Math to Boost Targeted TV Ad Presence LiveRamp Holdings agreed to buy Data Plus Math for $150 million in cash and stock, a deal that will give the platform firepower to help advertisers buy and analyze targeted ads both on traditional and streaming TV....
13:42, 06/24/2019

Amanda Seyfried Apologizes to Influencer Arielle Charnas Over ''Targeted'' Take-Down Amanda Seyfried would like to set the record straight. After publicly criticizing social media influencer Arielle Charnas for what she described as "flaunting" her lifestyle and......
23:56, 07/11/2019

Mini-Maduro targeted as US turns screws on Venezuela leader's son The US has imposed sanctions on Nicolasito, 29, who claims to be an economist and a flautist and has faced claims of nepotismThe Trump administration has slapped sanctions on the son of Nicolás Maduro, in the latest attempt to tighten the screws on V...
01:00, 06/29/2019

Mark Sanford, Once Targeted by Trump, Weighs Primary Challenge Against Him Mr. Sanford, the former congressman and governor from South Carolina who infamously lied about hiking the Appalachian Trail, is considering taking on the president....
22:42, 07/16/2019

Microsoft warns 10,000 customers they’re targeted by nation-sponsored hackers Enlarge / United Nations HQ in New York. (credit: Javier Carbajal) Microsoft said on Wednesday that it has notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’re being targeted by nation-sponsored hackers. According to a post from Microsoft...
02:56, 07/18/2019

Kamala Harris claims her campaign is being targeted by Russian bots: 'We already know we are' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, claimed on Friday that "Russian bots" have already attacked her presidential campaign during her appearance on "The Breakfast Club."...
00:56, 07/13/2019

Amazon 'Prime Day' mega-sale targeted by walkout, protests in U.S. As millions of people take advantage of sales on Amazon's Prime Day, some employees and activists will use the two-day event to draw attention to what they say is bad behavior by the company....
13:14, 07/15/2019

Russian misinformation campaign targeted voters in EU’s 2019 elections European Union officials made clear that "Russian sources" were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout, and influence voters.Read More...
13:14, 06/14/2019

US mayors fight back and pledge help for migrants targeted in Ice raids Officials to support undocumented migrants in their cities‘We’re doing everything we can … to push back against Trump’America’s leading mayors have been teeing up resources in anticipation of helping those targeted by immigration raids slated to star...
00:14, 07/13/2019

Deputy CBP commissioner says 'targeted changes' needed to address border crisis The crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border is finally being accepted as such but Congress must allow for specific policy changes that will alleviate the turmoil, according to a Customs and Border Protection official....
00:56, 07/13/2019

Man Utd vows to take action after Pogba targeted by racist abuse on social media Manchester United says it is "working to identify" those responsible for the racist abuse aimed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media following Monday's 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers....
12:42, 08/20/2019

Google Disables 210 YouTube Channels That Targeted Hong Kong Protests Google on Thursday said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
12:56, 08/23/2019

Honduran president was targeted by U.S. drug trafficking probe: court filing U.S. authorities have targeted Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in an investigation of large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering, a recent court filing shows....
01:00, 05/31/2019

Targeted in Walmart attack, Hispanics in El Paso flock to firearms classes More El Paso residents than ever before crowded into a class over the weekend to become certified to carry a concealed gun in public in Texas after this month's mass shooting at a Walmart store that killed 22 people....
02:14, 08/14/2019

Honduras president targeted in DEA drug-trafficking and money laundering investigation The President of Honduras has been named as a target in a DEA investigation into drug-trafficking and money laundering, according to US Federal Court documents....
19:42, 05/31/2019

Texas shooting suspect told police he targeted 'Mexicans': report The suspected gunman accused of killing 22 people in a shooting rampage at Walmart in El Paso, Texas over the weekend told police he was targeting "Mexicans," the Washington Post reported on Friday....
22:28, 08/09/2019

Sunnyvale crash suspect targeted people he believed were Muslim, police say The driver accused of intentionally hitting a group of pedestrians in Northern California attacked people he believed were of the Muslim faith, police said....
21:39, 04/28/2019

Congresswomen Targeted by Trump’s Racist Tweets: ‘This Is the Agenda of White Nationalists’ The four freshmen Congresswomen who President Donald Trump attacked on Twitter issued a scathing joint rebuke Monday, calling his remarks “hateful,” “the agenda of white nationalists” and “a distraction.” Reps. Ale...
10:14, 07/16/2019

Serial killer who targeted gay men executed in Florida after eating hearty last meal A mass murderer known as the “I-95 killer,” who spent the majority of 1994 targeting gay men -- including a Navy World War II veteran -- along the busy travel corridor, ate three burgers, fries and bacon before he was executed late Thursday in Florid...
08:28, 08/23/2019

Barclays targeted by climate change protest ahead of activist showdown Protesters called on Barclays to end its financing of fossil fuel projects outside the lender's annual investor meeting in London on Thursday, where shareholders were gathering to vote on a possible boardroom revamp....
12:28, 05/02/2019

Accused New York sex cult founder targeted victims as young as 15: prosecutor Former self-help guru Keith Raniere was a "predator" who preyed on young women, including a 15-year-old girl, and turned them into sex slaves as part of a cultlike organization, a federal prosecutor told a jury at the start of his trial on Tuesday....
18:28, 05/07/2019

‘All’ immigration ‘cheaters’ to face prosecution. Marriage, fraud lawyers targeted The agency in charge of granting citizenship and visas to immigrants is tired of getting duped by scammers and fraud lawyers and its new boss plans to fight back....
17:14, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 5-WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups * Informs U.S. law enforcement to help with investigation (Adds comment from Electronic Frontier Foundation, details on Israeli cyber surveillance company NSO Group, comment from lawyer who says he was a target)...
03:14, 05/15/2019

Antoine Griezmann's stunning WAG targeted as Atlético ace quits club: 'Come to Barcelona' THE wife of Atlético Madrid and France ace Antoine Griezmann has been targeted on social media after her husband announced he was quitting the Spanish club....
04:56, 05/15/2019

Mack Horton targeted on social media as he is warned over Sun Yang snub World governing body reprimands Horton and Swimming Australia, as swimmer’s Instagram account is flooded with abuseSwimming Australia and Mack Horton will receive an official warning from the sport’s world governing body, Fina, after the Olympic cham...
00:42, 07/23/2019

Yemen’s Houthi drone targeted civilian facility: Saudi coalition Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement targeted an arms depot at Najran airport in Saudi Arabia which caused a fire to break out in the facility, the group's Al Masirah TV said on Tuesday....
05:28, 05/21/2019

Dead James Bond movie extra was targeted on Grindr: prosecutors An extra on the James Bond movie “Skyfall” was murdered using date-rape drug GHB by a serial thief who targeted his victims on Grindr, a UK court heard on Tuesday. Eric Michels, 54, was found dead of an overdose at his home in southwest L...
06:28, 05/22/2019

Texas Shooting Suspect Confessed To Cops He Targeted Mexicans: Affidavit The suspected gunman accused of killing 22 people in a shooting rampage at Walmart in El Paso, Texas last weekend confessed while surrendering and told police he was targeting "Mexicans," according to......
11:42, 08/10/2019

US Navy says it is assisting 2 oil tankers targeted in ‘reported attack’ in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy says it is assisting 2 oil tankers targeted in ‘reported attack’ in Gulf of Oman....
11:56, 06/13/2019

Targeted In Walmart Attack, Hispanics In El Paso, Texas Rush To Buy Guns Guadalupe Segovia, 35, was at the class with her two children. She said her military husband had long been pushing for her to get a concealed-carry license, which allows the holder to wear a gun......
08:42, 08/13/2019

U.S. lawmakers grill e-cigarette maker Juul over efforts targeted at schoolchildren E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc funded a "holistic health education" camp as part of efforts to market directly to school-aged children, members of a U.S. congressional panel said on Thursday, citing internal company documents....
09:14, 07/26/2019

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unmanned aircraft was responding to a distress signal from one of the crippled ships, the officials said t...
11:00, 06/16/2019

Find Valuable, Targeted Credit Card Bonuses With the CardMatch Tool From time to time, credit card issuers offer elevated welcome offers to all new cardholders, such as Delta’s current promotion on several of its credit cards. But the very best offers are often only available to a target subset of customers—you’ve li...
02:14, 06/20/2019

Alleged Colorado school shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts One of the Colorado charter school shooting suspects told police he targeted classmates who mocked his gender identity. Alec McKinney, 16, who was born female and identifies as male, said students at the STEM School Highlands Ranch called him “...
08:56, 06/21/2019

Jharkhand Killing 11th Mob Attack In 2019, Minorities Targeted More: Data The death of a man in Jharkhand following mob violence is not the first of its kind to occur this year. According to data from the website Factchecker.in this is the 11th instance of hate crime this......
19:42, 06/24/2019

Keanu Reeves, Spike Lee and others support Italian cinema targeted by neo-fascists A group of well-known actors and directors have penned a statement after the Cinema America was the site of a far-right attack. Four young people were beaten by five extremists....
19:28, 06/28/2019

South Africa targeted in $135,000-a-day Bitcoin ‘Ponzi scheme,’ thousands duped Thousands of people in South Africa may have been duped in what’s thought to be a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme.  According to a local report, residents in Ladysmith, a city 365 kilometres south of Johannesburg, were enticed to invest in a company called Bitc...
12:56, 07/04/2019

El Paso gunman Patrick Crusius confessed to cops that he targeted ‘Mexicans’ The hate-filled Texan charged with gunning down 22 people at an El Paso Walmart told police he was targeting “Mexicans” and confessed to carrying out the deadly rampage when he surrendered. “I’m the shooter,” accused mas...
22:56, 08/09/2019

House panel: E-cig maker Juul directly targeted children in schools A House subcommittee has accused Juul Labs of deliberately targeting children as young as eight in its push to become the nation's leading e-cigarette maker....
17:00, 07/26/2019

Honeywell Brazil oil unit's Petrobras ties targeted by FCPA probe-filing U.S. and Brazilian authorities are investigating whether Honeywell International Inc's use of third parties in Brazil violated the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Honeywell said in a regulatory filing on Thursday....
17:42, 07/18/2019

Amazon, Walmart, Ikea targeted in University of California light bulb lawsuits Five major retailers, including Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc , were sued on Tuesday by the University of California over what it called the "existential threat" when foreign manufacturers infringe schools' patents....
21:56, 07/30/2019

Baghdad's Green Zone targeted in rocket attack, no casualties reported, military says A large explosion was heard in central Baghdad on Sunday night after an apparent rocket attack on the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone but no casualties were reported, according to officials....
23:14, 05/19/2019

Goldman Sachs, Bank of England and Treasury targeted by climate activists in London More than 300 environmental activists sowed chaos through London's financial district on Thursday, gluing themselves to the stock exchange and blocking roads outside the Bank of England and major banks such as Goldman Sachs....
06:00, 04/29/2019

England players against walking off the pitch if targeted by racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate England manager Gareth Southgate says his side will not walk off the pitch if they suffer racist abuse, with none of the current squad keen to make a statement in that fashion....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee: Russia targeted all 50 US states ahead of 2016 elections In a heavily redacted report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee today says Russians targeted election systems in all 50 US states ahead of the 2016 elections. This shows a much larger impact than previous reports (which separately noted th...
11:28, 07/26/2019

Juul Targeted Schools, Camps and Youth Programs, House Panel Claims House Democrats opened the second day of hearings into the e-cigarette company’s marketing and philanthropic activities. Juul executives were to testify....
21:00, 07/25/2019

Exclusive: Senior aide to Brazil farm minister targeted by graft probe A senior adviser to Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias is being investigated over his management of a public contract five years ago, according to two people familiar with the matter and documents from an internal ministry probe seen...
18:14, 07/12/2019

Dayton gunman may have had up to 250 rounds of ammunition, unclear if sister targeted, police chief says The gunman behind the attack in Dayton, Ohio that left nine dead may have had enough ammunition to inflict much more suffering before his rampage was cut short by responding officers, the city's police chief said Monday. ...
22:42, 08/05/2019

Judge advises $14m in damages to Jewish woman targeted by neo-Nazi ‘troll storm’ Daily Stormer publisher incited his readers to contact Tanya Gersh, who received threatening emails, texts and voicemailsThe publisher of a neo-Nazi website, who organized a “troll storm” to target a Jewish woman and her family with months of abusive...
04:56, 07/16/2019

Uruguay just warned citizens against visiting the US after the El Paso shooting that reportedly targeted Hispanic people Go Nakamura/Getty Images Uruguay cautioned citizens against traveling to the US, The Washington Post reported, citing hate crimes and "the indiscriminate possession of firearms by the population." While Uruguay's foreign ministry, which issued the w...
04:14, 08/06/2019

Ex-Texans Employee Claims Fired GM Brian Gaine "Targeted" And "Replaced" Black Employees USA Today has obtained a copy of a discrimination complaint filed by former Texans security coordinator Jeff Pope against recently fired GM Brian Gaine with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in which Pope alleges he was one of several blac...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Shipping firm identifies second ship targeted in reported Gulf of Oman attack as the Kokuka Courageous DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shipping firm identifies second ship targeted in reported Gulf of Oman attack as the Kokuka Courageous....
11:56, 06/13/2019

Dana White says Brock Lesnar retired; Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic targeted for August When it comes to Daniel Cormier defending his heavyweight title against Brock Lesnar, UFC president Dana White has shifted completely.        ...
07:14, 05/01/2019

Central Mali: Top UN genocide prevention official sounds alarm over recent ethnically-targeted killings The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed on Thursday his deepest concern and strongly condemned recent attacks against villages in Mali, including mass-killings last weekend in the Mopti region, which l...
21:56, 04/28/2019

Ethiopian leader meets Sudanese opposition and military leaders, protesters say medical staff targeted Ethiopia's prime minister held separate talks with Sudan's military rulers and opposition in Khartoum on Friday in a bid to ease the political crisis that has followed the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
17:00, 06/07/2019

DHS Officials Say Massive Deportation Raids Will Start This Weekend; More than 2,000 Undocumented Immigrants, Including Families, Targeted Department of Homeland Security officials have told the New York Times that mass arrests of undocumented immigrants will hit at least 10 U.S. cities on Sunday. The Donald Trump-sanctioned operation had been postponed weeks ago, though the president r...
23:56, 07/11/2019

US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker....
07:00, 06/14/2019

Pipe bomb mailer Cesar Sayoc faces sentencing in terror spree that targeted Trump critics Pipe bomb mailer Cesar Sayoc faces sentencing for spree that targeted Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Robert De Niro and others        ...
18:42, 08/05/2019

Shipping firm: 21 sailors evacuated off targeted Kokuka Courageous, one slightly injured; ship sustained hull damage DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shipping firm: 21 sailors evacuated off targeted Kokuka Courageous, one slightly injured; ship sustained hull damage....
11:56, 06/13/2019

Lesbian couple targeted in homophobic attack on London bus say they are now 'more physically confident' A lesbian couple who were attacked on a London bus have insisted they will not behave differently in public and feel more "physically confident" because they know they will stand up for themselves....
11:14, 06/15/2019

Complaint: Fired Texans GM Brian Gaine 'targeted' African American employees in series of firings Former Texans security coordinator alleges recently fired GM Brian Gaine 'singled out' and fired several African American employees.       ...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Amid tension with Iran, US Navy assisting 2 Gulf of Oman tankers targeted in 'reported attack' Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
12:28, 06/13/2019

'Wimbledon Prowler' jailed: Notorious burglar who targeted wealthy home-owners including Boris Becker is sentenced to 14 years behind bars The notorious burglar known as the Wimbledon Prowler who targeted wealthy home-owners including tennis ace Boris Becker in a "militaristic" crime spree stretching over a decade has been jailed for 14 years....
18:42, 06/21/2019

The FCC's robocall offensive: text messages and international 'spoofed' calls targeted Proposed Federal Communications Commission rules will combat robocall "spoofing" scams delivered via text message and international phone calls.       ...
00:28, 07/09/2019

Can essential oils ease endometriosis symptoms? While typical treatment for endometriosis includes surgery, hormone therapy, and pain medications, some people also use essential oils. Learn whether they are effective here....
02:56, 08/22/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares find support, still waiting on stimulus Asian shares edged ahead on Thursday after Wall Street got a boost from strong retail results, while bonds retreated as U.S. policy makers sounded conflicted on whether to cut interest rates as sharply as markets were wagering....
02:56, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Alberta's smaller oil producers eye output boost after curbs lifted WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 21 (Reuters) - S mall and mid-sized Alberta oil producers are looking to increase drilling as early as this autumn after the Canadian province exempted a dozen of them from government-mandated oil production c...
02:56, 08/22/2019

'Lady and the Tramp': Monte the dog goes from shelter to movie mutt starring role The first look of the live-action "Lady and the Tramp" has dropped. Meet the shelter rescue dog who is now starring as Tramp.        ...
02:56, 08/22/2019

Philadelphia police head resigns amid sexual harassment, discrimination allegations The resignation comes days after Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney called Richard Ross Jr. the best police commissioner in the U.S.        ...
03:42, 08/22/2019

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.        ...
03:42, 08/22/2019

Guidemaster: The best gaming headsets for your console or gaming rig Enlarge / Just an armful of the gaming headsets we tested. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we'll be serving up extra reviews, guides, interviews, and other stories all about g...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Pan Am Games Protesters Get Probation. Olympians Get a Warning. Two athletes who protested the national anthem at a recent competition were placed on 12 months’ probation. But stopping other competitors from making political stands at next year’s Tokyo Olympics won’t be easy....
04:00, 08/22/2019

Twitter to meet Man Utd and Kick It Out following racist abuse of Paul Pogba Representatives of Twitter are planning to meet with officials at Manchester United to discuss the racial abuse aimed at Paul Pogba on the social media platform....
04:00, 08/22/2019

Older adults can boost longevity 'with just a little exercise' Norwegian review of 36,000 cases links more activity overall, light or intensive, with lower risk of death Even a small increase in light activity, such as washing dishes, a little gentle gardening, or shuffling around the house, might help stave off...
04:28, 08/22/2019

Mexican Court Says Cocaine Should Be Allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
04:56, 08/22/2019

Sobering NASA photos of ice melts in Greenland NASA scientists are crisscrossing Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. It has seen two of the biggest melts on record since 2012.        ...
04:56, 08/22/2019

Texan men caught riding scooters down Milkwaukee freeway following GPS instructions to museum Three Texans were slapped with hefty fines Monday after they were seen on camera riding dockless scooters down the shoulder of an interstate highway in Milwaukee, police said....
04:56, 08/22/2019

As resistance mounts, Brazil's Bolsonaro sticks by son for U.S. envoy Brazil's right-wing president, Jair Bolsonaro, plans to push ahead with the appointment of his son Eduardo for ambassador to the United States despite accusations of nepotism and mounting resistance in his country's Congress....
05:14, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong protesters stage sit-in to mark vicious attack A crowd of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong staged a silent sit-in at the Yuen Long MTR station on Wednesday evening, marking a month since a group of suspected organized crime group members violently attacked demonstrators there....
05:14, 08/22/2019

MoviePass confirms breach that leaked credit card numbers On Tuesday TechCrunch reported that security researcher Mossab Hussein, with the firm SpiderSilk, found an exposed, unencrypted MoviePass database with millions of records. Some of those included numbers for its custom debit cards that are used when....
05:42, 08/22/2019

Google's next Nest Mini speaker could be wall-mountable Google's Home Mini may receive a sizeable upgrade when its Nest-branded sequel arrives. Sources for 9to5Google claim an upcoming Nest Mini will represent a "substantial" improvement. For one, it wouldn't be confined to desks and tables --...
05:42, 08/22/2019

As Sales Rise, Petrol Import In July Touches Highest Level Since 2011 Crude oil imports into the world's third-largest consumer declined 1.2 per cent from a year earlier to 19.34 million tonnes, but increased 14.6 per cent from the previous month....
05:42, 08/22/2019

Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft suspended from team after being charged with rape Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft was arrested Monday and charged with six felony counts of rape. He is now suspended from the team.       ...
05:42, 08/22/2019

Opinion: Packers must make drafting QB a high priority Aaron Rodgers’ back trouble seals it. The Packers must draft a quarterback next year, and they need to start looking in the first round.       ...
05:42, 08/22/2019

CC Sabathia relishes final baseball trip through Bay Area Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has long cherished his visits to Oakland, and this year more so than ever as he prepares to head into retirement following 19 major league seasons       ...
05:42, 08/22/2019

Defending champs Naomi Osaka, Novak Djokovic are No. 1 seeds for US Open Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic, who won last year's US Open, are the No. 1 seeds for singles play when the tournament begins Monday.       ...
05:42, 08/22/2019

NASCAR's William Byron on trying to fight Kyle Busch with his car: 'That was so dumb' NASCAR driver William Byron retaliated against Kyle Busch at Watkins Glen International earlier this month, and it totally backfired.       ...
05:42, 08/22/2019

Astros prove again there is no such thing as a lock There is really no such thing as a sure thing. The Astros, who entered Wednesday night’s game as -520 favorites to the Tigers, lost 2-1. According to Sports Illustrated’s Jimmy Traina, Houston became the biggest MLB favorite to lose in the past 15 ye...
06:28, 08/22/2019

One tiny Aaron Judge fan got a big thrill from the slugger Kellen Wilson had long looked up to Aaron Judge, and on Tuesday, he got a chance to do it in person to the 6-foot-7 slugger. The Yankees outfielder, ahead of Tuesday’s game against the Athletics in Oakland, made a point to seek out Wilson, givi...
06:28, 08/22/2019

Uber trying to put brakes on Florida salon app’s trademark A single mother from Florida is gearing up for battle with ride-hailing behemoth Uber over an app she is building. Carolina Vengoechea, 45, tells The Post that Uber has demanded she give up the name of her beauty salon app, called “BeauBer.” But she ...
06:56, 08/22/2019

China rules out allowing same-sex marriage BEIJING — Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China’s legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighboring Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage, despite pressure from activis...
06:56, 08/22/2019

Dog rescued after collapsing from heatstroke on hiking trail A dog who suffered heatstroke while accompanying his owner on a hike in California over the weekend triggered an urgent rescue mission and a warning to pet owners to think twice about exercising their animals in hot weather. The mastiff named Joey co...
06:56, 08/22/2019

Local parks could bring city dwellers as much happiness as Christmas: study Want some holiday cheer this summer? Your local park may be able to help — and you won’t even have to see your in-laws. A walk around the park could boost a person’s mood as much as the arrival of Christmas, a new study from the Uni...
06:56, 08/22/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares sit still, await clarity on Fed policy Asian shares went flat on Thursday as uncertainty over the outlook for both U.S. interest rates and the chance of global fiscal stimulus sucked the life out of markets....
06:56, 08/22/2019

Japan's Nikkei little changed ahead of Jackson Hole; Shiseido advances Japan's Nikkei was little changed on Wednesday, as investors held positions ahead of a key central bankers' gathering in the United States, which could provide markets with some near-term cues....
06:56, 08/22/2019

Nifty Dips Below 10,900 As Financials, Metals Weigh: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Thursday's session on a lower note, after two days of losses, while Asian peers were largely unmoved amid concerns about the changes of global fiscal stimulus. The S&P......
07:14, 08/22/2019

Exclusive: Daimler to make Mercedes Benz-branded heavy trucks in China - sources German auto maker Daimler AG plans to build Mercedes Benz-branded heavy trucks in China by revamping truck plants owned by its local joint venture, according to a document seen by Reuters and two sources familiar with the matter....
07:14, 08/22/2019

Splunk to buy cloud software firm SignalFx in $1 billion deal Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc on Wednesday said it would acquire privately held SignalFx, which makes software for the cloud, in a cash and stock deal for about $1.05 billion....
07:14, 08/22/2019

MoviePass reveals customer data breach, adding latest stupid insult to a mountain of idiotic injuries “Insult to injury” is one of those phrases that gets tossed around a lot in certain circles, enough that it can often feel diluted when the time to truly deploy it finally arrives. Which leaves us with something of a conundrum tonight, as we struggle...
07:14, 08/22/2019

Trans Mountain restarting pipeline construction ‘not reason to celebrate’: Jason Kenney Alberta's premier says Trans Mountain announcing it will resume construction on its pipeline expansion project is a step forward, but not a reason to celebrate....
07:42, 08/22/2019

Italy's 'unnecessary' political crisis could turn out to be a positive for Rome, analyst says Markets pay particular attention to Italy's spending, given its public debt pile. This stands at above 130% of its growth rate, one of the highest in the world....
07:42, 08/22/2019

Jews Love Me Like "King Of Israel", Donald Trump Tweets President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted a fawning quote from a conservative, non-Jewish radio host who described Trump as the "King of Israel," and said, without evidence, that Israeli Jews "love......
08:28, 08/22/2019

Defendant sucker-punches his attorney in Arizona courtroom A defendant standing trial on allegations of attacking a corrections officer sucker-punched his attorney in an Arizona courtroom after the judge ordered him to leave, according to a report....
08:56, 08/22/2019

Ivan Cavaleiro double leads ruthless Fulham’s romp against Millwall This was the night Fulham bared their teeth back in the Championship. Their front three had always felt the envy of the division but in running amok so ruthlessly to dismantle a normally robust Millwall team they reminded fellow contenders of their p...
09:42, 08/22/2019

South Korea concerned over food safety at Olympics with events slated for Fukushima Talks to take place over food provision at Tokyo GamesFukushima to host baseball and softball games next yearSouth Korea is considering making its own arrangements to feed its athletes at next year’s Tokyo Olympics, citing concerns over the safety of...
09:42, 08/22/2019

Ben Te’o signs for Toulon, effectively ending England career • Te’o omitted from World Cup squad after training altercation• Move to France rules out call-up in event of injuryBen Te’o has effectively brought an end to his England career by signing for Toulon on a short-term contract, having been left out of E...
09:42, 08/22/2019

Trump accused of 'God complex' over 'chosen one' remarks Donald Trump has exposed himself to accusations of a messiah complex after self-referencing as "the King of Israel", "the second coming of God" and "the chosen one" in the space of a few hours....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Two groups, one backed by China's Fosun, reportedly bid for NMC Health stake Two groups, including one backed by China's Fosun, have made competing offers to buy a 40% stake in London-listed NMC Health worth up to $1.9 billion, four sources familiar with the deal said....
10:28, 08/22/2019

While one Texas county shook off ransomware, small cities took full punch Enlarge / They did. (credit: Hemera Technologies/Getty Images) Few details have emerged about the coordinated ransomware attack that struck 22 local governments in Texas last week. But five local governments affected by the attack have been identi...
10:56, 08/22/2019

Satoshi Nakabato: ‘Japan’s central bank is in love with Bitcoin tech’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Bentham used to say: Do what you ...
10:56, 08/22/2019

Indonesia sends 1,000 police to quell protests Protests in Indonesia were sparked by allegations of police brutality after a group of Papuan students were accused of throwing the country's flag into a ditch....
11:14, 08/22/2019

A shared train station symbolizes Hong Kong's fears about China A train station in the heart of Hong Kong could soon become a symbol of Hong Kongers' worst fears about China, after the detention of a UK consulate employee....
11:14, 08/22/2019

Amazon's 'End of Summer' sale is the perfect time to score cheap iPhone deals Considering the lofty price tags we tend to see on iPhone deals these days, we relish any opportunity to get our hands on a cheap iPhone. And as luck would have it, one of those rare occasions has appeared in the form of the 'End of Summer Sale&...
11:14, 08/22/2019

Russia Sends "Fedor" Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
11:42, 08/22/2019

The Lost Tennis Art of Returning Up the Middle Hitting the ball right to your opponent may seem counterintuitive, but many in the game said it is underused and can be the most effective service return. Martina Navratilova calls it gold....
12:00, 08/22/2019

Boeing spacecraft astronauts see new frontier for commercial space A crew of veteran U.S. astronauts and aviators are training in Houston for a manned mission to the International Space Station aboard Boeing's new Starliner spacecraft, which could also be used to take tourists into space on future missions....
12:28, 08/22/2019

Razer Blade laptops get up to £1,200 price cuts in Amazon's End of Summer Sale Amazon is holding an End of Summer Sale to help cheer us up as Autumn approaches, and it's got some killer deals for Razer Blade gaming laptops.These deals include a phenomenal discount for the Razer Blade Pro 17, which has had a huge £1,20...
12:56, 08/22/2019

Democrats, citing GOP-imposed voting restrictions, aim to take over secretary of state offices in five states Buoyed by victories in three states last year, Democrats are looking to expand their representation in the offices that oversee elections in most states....
12:56, 08/22/2019

Monsoon or non-soon? Is there still hope for Monsoon 2019? 2019 started off strong in the weather department with above-average precipitation. However, things took a turn during monsoon with very few storms in the Tucson Metro. This is a time of year when Tucson is supposed to receive about half of its yearl...
13:14, 08/22/2019

Zomato Proposes Changes To Gold Membership: NRAI Refuses To Bite The standoff between restaurant owners and food dining aggregators is likely to continue even as Zomato proposed some changes to its popular loyalty program, to appease restaurants....
13:14, 08/22/2019

Polish minister: body of missing wealthy film producer found Polish minister says that rescuers have found the body of celebrity businessman who went missing during the weekend after falling from his motorboat into a lake...
13:42, 08/22/2019

Ben Stokes says England must win bouncer war to level Ashes series Ben Stokes says England must weather a bouncer war if they are to level the Ashes series at Headingley, where the start was delayed by a shower on a murky morning....
13:42, 08/22/2019

Sensex Slumps 587 Points, Nifty Below 10,750 As Markets Hit 6-Month Low The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty slumped to their lowest levels in around six months on the back of a broad-based selling pressure. Investors are awaiting news on economic stimulus from the government......
14:00, 08/22/2019

Poco F1 Gets Extra Rs. 2,000 Exchange Discount on Its Launch Anniversary Poco F1 is celebrating its one-year anniversary, and to celebrate the feat, Xiaomi is offering Rs. 2,000 additional exchange discount on Amazon India and Mi.com....
14:56, 08/22/2019

Facebook Shuts Dozens of Myanmar Accounts Over 'Inauthentic Behaviour' Facebook said on Thursday it had shut 216 social media pages, groups and accounts in Myanmar, some tied to the army, to stymie efforts to "manipulate or corrupt public debate"....
14:56, 08/22/2019

Real Madrid tempt PSG with astonishing €100m + Bale, Navas AND James bid for Neymar – Euro Papers "Real Madrid are willing to lose three of their biggest-name players to try and secure Neymar’s signature ahead of Barcelona, according to reports in today’s European papers."...
15:14, 08/22/2019

Come on Apple, make it easier to browse artists in the Music app I loved the iPod. Hell, I think it’s the greatest gadget ever. And while I’d love for Apple to release a new version, it’s never going to happen. So, I’m stuck listening to my MP3s on my iPhone‘s Music app. Generally, this isn’t too bad. The thing is...
15:14, 08/22/2019

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease It’s no secret that air pollution isn’t good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers most of our motor vehicles has been linked to higher risk of lung cancer, respiratory infections, stro...
15:42, 08/22/2019

Trade in giraffes to be regulated for first time: CITES Countries voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to regulate international trade in giraffes, an endangered species, and in their body parts, overcoming objections by southern African states and drawing praise from conservationists....
15:42, 08/22/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government lacks the resources to fight Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that the government lacks the resources to fight wildfires in the Amazon rainforest after satellite images showed a record number of burning spots this year....
15:42, 08/22/2019

YouTube bans robot-battle videos citing ‘animal cruelty’ Robots aren’t alive — yet — but that didn’t stop YouTube AI from trying to protect its own kind from so-called “animal cruelty.” On Monday, robot enthusiasts on YouTube reported that their videos featuring robots fighting each...
15:42, 08/22/2019

Facebook rolls out tool that could block those creepy targeted ads on your feed SAN FRANCISCO — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites ...
15:42, 08/22/2019

Android Q is now simply Android 10 Google has finally revealed Android Q's release name, and it's not Quiche, Quinoa or Quesadilla. In fact, it's not named after any dessert that starts with the letter Q at all -- the tech giant has decided to simply call it Android 10....
16:00, 08/22/2019

Somalia's Jubbaland president wins new term amid rift with central government The president of Jubbaland, a Somali region critical to East Africa's fight against al Shabaab militants, won a fresh term on Thursday, the parliamentary speaker said, amid a growing rift between the federal government and its semi-autonomous states....
16:00, 08/22/2019

South Korea Ends Pact to Share Military Information With Japan The defense agreement allowed the countries to share intelligence on North Korea’s military, and the decision weakens the U.S. alliance network in East Asia....
16:28, 08/22/2019

Mate 30 Pro will run Google’s Android at launch, unless the ban forces Huawei to resort to plan B Huawei is widely expected to launch its Mate 30 series this fall, with some rumors saying the press conference may come as soon as September 19th. The phone will run Android right out of the box, and the 90-day reprieve extension that was announced e...
16:56, 08/22/2019

NASA Seeks BIG Ideas from Universities for Tech to Study Dark Regions on the Moon NASA plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 with the Artemis program. Before astronauts step on the lunar surface again, new technology instruments will study the surface....
16:56, 08/22/2019

Extremely Long List: How to Reset Almost Any Popular Gadget The full reset remains a useful troubleshooting tool for if you’re having problems with a gadget. It’s also an essential step to take before you sell or recycle a device. And with cloud syncing and media streaming now the norm, getting everything bac...
16:56, 08/22/2019

Brazil's President Is Full of Shit Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro—the far-right climate denier who assumed office this year and immediately began gutting Brazil’s environmental agencies and regulations—recently suggested humans can slow their destruction of Earth’s biosphere by on...
16:56, 08/22/2019

D23 Expo Is Doing Live Streams, But Probably Not the Panels You Most Want to See D23 Expo 2019 starts on Friday and, with it, fans should expect major news from all sides of the Disney kingdom. We’re talking movies, streaming, theme parks, merchandise, pretty much everything...except what’s going to happen with Spider-Man. Read m...
16:56, 08/22/2019

Samsung Probably Got a Lot of Wedgies In High School A lot of people are really weird about the color of text message bubbles. For some reason, unbeknownst to me, a message can somehow be more offensive if it is presented on an iPhone within a green bubble instead of a blue bubble.Read more......
16:56, 08/22/2019

Review: ‘Brittany Runs a Marathon’ is a sweet millennial wake-up call During some early scenes, you’d be forgiven for thinking that “Brittany Runs a Marathon” is yet another night-of-drunken-antics comedy — with Fireball shots, misguided sex and ample one-liners. But the terrific movie sobers up fast. Brittany Forgler ...
17:14, 08/22/2019

Man crushed to death when elevator in NYC building suddenly falls A man was crushed to death by an elevator at a Manhattan luxury, high-rise rental building Thursday morning, authorities said. The victim became stuck between the elevator car and the shaft wall on the first floor of the 23-story building, called “Ma...
17:14, 08/22/2019

Trump says he is 'the chosen one' to take on China President Donald Trump proclaimed Wednesday that he is "the chosen one" to take on the China trade war, insisting, "somebody had to do it." (Aug. 21)        ...
17:14, 08/22/2019

Mixed reaction to Trump's Jewish disloyalty claims President Donald Trump's claims that Jews who vote for Democrats are showing disloyalty is met with disbelief by Jewish American liberal groups and been welcomed by conservative ones. Trump on Wednesday doubled-down and repeated the claim. (Aug....
17:14, 08/22/2019

AP Top Stories August 21 P Here are the top stories for Wed., August 21st: Trump takes swipe at Danish prime minister; Trump moves to forgive student debt of disabled vets; DHS announces plans to end limits on child detention; Czechs protest, remember 1969 Soviet invasion. &#...
17:14, 08/22/2019

Immigrant advocates: Keep child detention limits Immigrant advocates are criticizing a Trump administration move to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention (Aug. 21)        ...
17:14, 08/22/2019

Jet's Bell eager for teamates to hit him New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell hasn't played in a game in nearly 20 months and is eager for Week 1 of the regular season when he'll make his debut with his new team. Bell is being held out of preseason games as a precaution. (...
17:14, 08/22/2019

Australia left exposed by Team USA's brilliance After so many withdrawals and seating and ticketing dramas at Marvel Stadium, in the end the Boomers' first game against Team USA pretty much went to script....
17:14, 08/22/2019

The Bose Portable Home speaker sports sleek looks and 360-degree sound Bose has long been a huge player in the world of portable speakers – and its latest model, the Bose Portable Home Speaker, should serve to cement that reputation even further.The new Bluetooth speaker packs wireless connectivity, a 12-hour bat...
17:42, 08/22/2019

Trump Debuts Baffling New Plan to Buy Up Tons of an Experimental New Drug to Help Veterans During yet another rambling, incoherent press conference involving plenty of anti-Semitism today, Donald Trump took a question about the epidemic of veterans’ suicides across the country. His response—about buying massive amounts of some new drug to ...
17:42, 08/22/2019

Driver is Adam-ant about seeking justice in the teaser trailer for The Report Adam Driver enthusiasts are having quite the week. First, Netflix drops companion teasers for Noah Baumbach’s divorce comedy-drama, Marriage Story. Days later, the general public is catching its first glimpse of the film festival darling, The Report....
17:42, 08/22/2019

Massachusetts resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infection, death A Massachusetts resident has contracted a rare but potentially deadly tick-borne illness, officials in the town of Maynard, where the patient lives, announced this week. ...
17:42, 08/22/2019

NextGen AZ holds voter registration drive at U of A Bookstore Vote here TUCSON – As students prepare for the fall semester, NextGen Arizona prepares to register new and returning University of Arizona students to vote. NextGen Arizona will hold the voter registration drive from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the U of A B...
17:42, 08/22/2019

Large swathes of the Amazon rainforest are burning – video report There have been more than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil so far this year, up 84% on the same period in 2018, according to the country’s National Institute for Space Research. More than half were in the Amazon. It followed reports that farmers were ...
17:42, 08/22/2019

New all-electric Peugeot e-208 on sale now News 22 Aug, 2019 The pure-electric e-208 supermini looks set to upstage the Renault Zoe with a 211-mile range and a starting price of £25,050...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Vote for the Woman Because She’s a Woman In February, Nevada became the first state in the country with a female-majority legislature. By June, with the help of the state’s Democratic governor, there were stronger laws ensuring equal pay for women, tougher penalties for domestic viole...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Shark bite leads to 17 stitches for Canadian boy, 11, swimming at Florida beach A Canadian boy had to get over a dozen stitches on his foot after he was bitten by a shark on Wednesday while vacationing with his family at a Florida beach, officials said....
18:00, 08/22/2019

How Oculus squeezed sophisticated tracking into pipsqueak hardware Making the VR experience simple and portable was the main goal of the Oculus Quest, and it definitely accomplishes that. But going from things in the room tracking your headset to your headset tracking things in the room was a complex process. I tal...
18:28, 08/22/2019

Astros Bar Reporter From Postgame Presser At Justin Verlander's Request A Detroit Free Press reporter was barred from the Houston Astros’ postgame press conference last night because Justin Verlander said he would refuse to speak with media if the reporter was present....
18:28, 08/22/2019

Spain issues international health alert for listeria outbreak from pork Spain has issued international health alerts in light of a widening outbreak of listeria from pork meat that has affected 150 people and killed one person....
18:56, 08/22/2019

Man ‘butchered’ and ate ex-girlfriend who dumped him: prosecutor An Indiana madman accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body — including her heart and brain — savagely mutilated the woman after she ended their relationship days earlier, a prosecutor told jurors. Joseph Oberhansl...
18:56, 08/22/2019

Meet 15-year-old tennis sensation Coco Gauff Cori "Coco" Gauff captured the attention of the tennis world in 2019 with a run to the fourth round at Wimbledon at just 15 years old.       ...
19:14, 08/22/2019

OtterBox reveals a portable and stackable wireless charging system OtterBox has a solution to limited battery life. Today, the company revealed OtterSpot, its Qi wireless charging power bank, and stackable batteries. The OtterSpot Charging Base looks a bit like a thin hockey puck. It's designed to be stackable,...
19:14, 08/22/2019

Are Samsung’s Galaxy Buds the wireless headphones you’ve dreamed of? While Samsung has dabbled in true wireless headphones before, this year it finally released a set designed specifically for its Galaxy lineup: the Galaxy Buds. The $130 headphones include many standard features like a charging case, on-board controls...
19:14, 08/22/2019

Jamie Foxx slams rumors he's dating young singer Sela Vave: 'Enough of the unnecessary hate' Amid rumors of a split from Katie Holmes, Jamie Foxx spoke out against speculation he's dating Sela Vave, the young singer he was photographed with.        ...
19:14, 08/22/2019

Italian populist mixes religious symbols with his politics Matteo Salvini’s blatant brandishing of Catholic symbols has gone down as one of the most significant elements of his successful bid to topple Italy’s government...
19:42, 08/22/2019

Opposition MPs agree to meet Jeremy Corbyn in bid to block no-deal Brexit Senior opposition leaders have agreed to meet Jeremy Corbyn next week in Westminster to discuss plans to prevent the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal....
19:42, 08/22/2019

Paralympic gold medallist humiliated and in tears after being left stranded in wheelchair on train An eight-time Paralympic gold medallist says she was reduced to tears after she was left stranded on train when the operator failed to provide her with ramps to get on and off....
19:42, 08/22/2019

GCSE results day 2019: Top grades rise for second year in a row after exam shake-up More than one in five (20.8 per cent) UK GCSE entries scored one of the three top grades this year The proportion receiving the top grades - at least a 7 or an A grade - is the highest since 2015 Read our live updates here...
19:42, 08/22/2019

KJ Apa and Britt Robertson's Love Story Will Make You Cry in I Still Believe Trailer Get your tissues ready! The I Still Believe trailer is here and it's guaranteed to bring tears to your eyes. KJ Apa and Britt Robertson star in the upcoming movie, set for release in......
19:42, 08/22/2019

Miley Cyrus Got a Tattoo Inspired by Her Italian Vacation With Kaitlynn Carter Miley Cyrus will always have...Italy. Following her girls' trip to Lake Como with Kaitlynn Carter and sister Brandi Cyrus, the "Slide" singer got a tattoo of the Viconti of......
19:42, 08/22/2019

How Chinese money is changing Cambodia Cambodia has seen a huge influx of Chinese investment, workers and tourists in recent years. Many in Cambodia are increasingly worried about the negative impact it is having....
19:42, 08/22/2019

Germany's surprising pick for the 2020 Oscars: 'System Crasher' A courageous decision for a courageous film: Nora Fingscheidt's debut film "System Crasher" has been selected to represent Germany at the 2020 Academy Awards. Here's why it's an unusual choice....
19:42, 08/22/2019

Serena to face Sharapova in first round of US Open "Serena Williams will face old foe Maria Sharapova in the first round of the US Open as she begins her attempt to win her 24th Grand Slam singles title."...
20:00, 08/22/2019

An African American mother and daughter journey to their family's past in Ghana Halfway across the Atlantic Ocean, the plane carrying Tani Sanchez and her daughter Tani Sylvester on a heritage tour to Ghana crossed paths with a powerful storm....
20:00, 08/22/2019

Get Southwest Fare Deals as Low as $49 Today As we mentioned last week, you probably shouldn’t book a flight on third-party sites like Expedia or Travelocity or you might miss out on some airlines’ sales. And right on cue, Southwest announced a sale on flights departing as soon as September an...
20:00, 08/22/2019

| Solskjaer aims to splash the cash in January Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expected to bolster his squad with two new signings when the English transfer window reopens at the start of January....
20:28, 08/22/2019

Android goes keto with a radical new rebrand Android’s ditching the carbs and saying farewell to sugar. The latest update to the brand, unveiled today by Google, introduces a new logo and style language, and ditches the iconic dessert-themed OS codenames. So, let’s talk about the logo. The old-...
20:28, 08/22/2019

Unprecedented Close-Up View of Asteroid Shows Rocks That Look Surprisingly Familiar On October 3, 2018, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft dropped a lander toward the surface of the asteroid Ryugu from 135 feet up. The lander, MASCOT, hit a boulder, bounced backward, and tumbled 55 feet along the asteroid’s surface before coming to rest upsid...
20:28, 08/22/2019

UK's Boris Johnson puts his feet up in Macron's palace British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may have taken a month to embark on his first trip abroad, but he was quick to make himself at home in President Emmanuel Macron's gilded palace, putting his feet up on the furniture....
20:28, 08/22/2019

Cramer: Underlying economy is good, but fear could drive us into recession "I'd love to say that the optimistic universe is most likely to prevail, but the talking heads talk endlessly about how a recession is inevitable," CNBC's Jim Cramer says....
20:28, 08/22/2019

PM Modi Holds Talks With French President Emmanuel Macron Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held wide-ranging talks with French President Emmanuel Macron during which the two leaders discussed issues of bilateral and mutual interests to further boost......
20:56, 08/22/2019

"Considering Facts, Justified": CBI Custody Till Monday For P Chidambaram Former Union Minister P Chidambaram was sent to the custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation, which arrested him on Wednesday evening alleging that he was not cooperating with the investigation....
20:56, 08/22/2019

Alibaba Puts Hong Kong Listing on Hold as Protests Roil City Alibaba has postponed plans for a multibillion-dollar share listing in Hong Kong, as protests now in their third month exact a deepening economic cost....
20:56, 08/22/2019

Buy a castle and a Lordship: original ballroom and rose garden for sale at Lancashire castle visited by Charlotte Brontë The Jane Eyre author and art critic John Ruskin were among famous visitors to the property, nestled between the Lake District and the the Yorkshire Dales....
21:14, 08/22/2019

The best design events for day trips: craft and fine arts exhibitions within easy reach of London From William Morris prints in West Sussex to a celebration of craftsmanship and design in the Cotswolds, here are the best design events outside of London you can visit in a day....
21:14, 08/22/2019

'A burger, a coffee, whatever': Food-delivery robots may soon roll up to Purdue's campus A company wants to bring cooler-size robots to deliver food on Purdue's campus. A West Lafayette board had several questions.       ...
21:42, 08/22/2019

Pence reaffirms US plans to go to Moon, then Mars Vice President Mike Pence led the 6th meeting of the National Space Council Tuesday, touting America's commitment to space exploration. Pence reaffirmed the administration's pledge to return to the Moon by 2024 and then continue on to Mars....
21:42, 08/22/2019

Dick's Sporting Goods Posts Higher Same-Store Sales for First Time in Two Years Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods climbed after the retailer reported its first positive quarterly same-store sales in about two years and increased its fiscal-year outlook....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Serena Williams will face Maria Sharapova for maximum US Open drama Serena Williams’ first U.S. Open match since her infamous meltdown in the 2018 final will be against a familiar rival – Maria Sharapova. Williams, the No. 8 seed, is coming off a back injury that could compromise her chances of recording a historic, ...
22:28, 08/22/2019

Porcupines to Penguins hit the scales for the London Zoo annual weigh-in The London Zoo weighs their animals during their annual weigh-in as keepers assess the animals’ general health and wellbeing.        ...
22:56, 08/22/2019

Lightning strike in Poland, heavy thunderstorm blamed for several deaths, injuries in Tatra Mountains Several people are dead and a dozen reported injured after lightning struck during a thunderstorm in Poland's southern Tatra Mountains, officials said. ...
23:14, 08/22/2019

Russia nuclear missile explosion caused 2 workers to die of radiation sickness, report says A mysterious and deadly explosion earlier this month at a naval weapons testing range in northwestern Russia resulted in the deaths of two workers due to radiation sickness, not traumatic injuries, as officials previously indicated, according to a re...
23:14, 08/22/2019

Promoted | Vauxhall Crossland X: Designed for family life (part 1) With lots of luggage space and clever features that make long journeys easier and more comfortable, Vauxhall’s mid-size SUV is perfect for busy families The Vauxhall Crossland X has been designed to meet the demands of the busiest, most active and ad...
23:14, 08/22/2019

Jofra Archer takes six wickets for England to vindicate Joe Root's bold decision When you win the toss and bowl, as England did in the Third Ashes Test at Headingley, there is great expectation. Get it wrong, and your decision will not be forgotten in a hurry, particularly in the Ashes. Hussain, Brisbane 2002. Ponting, Edgbaston ...
23:42, 08/22/2019

How to create a MySQL relational database in AWS With the benefit of cloud AWS computing services, businesses of all sizes can implement sophisticated relational database solutions quickly and efficiently....
23:42, 08/22/2019

Rain-hit German GP upsets could be normal in dry F1 races post 2021 The chaotic events of this year's rain-hit German Grand Prix have been tipped to become a more regular occurrence in the dry once Formula 1's planned 2021 overhaul is enacted...
23:42, 08/22/2019

Serena Williams to face Maria Sharapova in US Open first round Serena opens bid for record-tying 24th major against SharapovaTop-seeded Djokovic drawn into same half as No 3 seed FedererBreakout star Cori Gauff could face Naomi Osaka in round threeSerena Williams has been paired with Maria Sharapova in an eye-ca...
00:00, 08/23/2019

This fat ‘CHONK’ of a cat is looking for a new home An enormously fat cat who could pass for a mini-tiger needs a home — and he ain’t lion! BeeJay — who at 26 pounds weighs more than some bobcats — is up for adoption at a Philadelphia animal shelter, where workers on Thursday said his chunkiness is pa...
00:00, 08/23/2019

Tim Cook has found the 'recipe' for a positive relationship with Trump, says Yale's Jeff Sonnenfeld Apple CEO Tim Cook has found the "recipe" for a positive relationship with the president, management expert Jeffrey Sonnenfeld told CNBC on Thursday....
00:28, 08/23/2019

How to back up files on exit from Windows 10 automatically with a batch file With a carefully crafted batch file, it is possible to create a series of commands that will back up data to a chosen location and then shut down your PC automatically....
00:28, 08/23/2019

Anthem: Six Months Later It’s already been six months since the online shooter Anthem came out. A lot has happened during that time, though not as much as players had hoped. The game launched with many bugs and flaws, and both players and the developers have acknowledged tha...
00:56, 08/23/2019

Injured reserve is a possibility for Broncos rookie QB Coach Vic Fangio won't rule out placing rookie quarterback Drew Lock on injured reserve to start the season       ...
00:56, 08/23/2019

Copper Nears Multiyear Low as Economic Worries Grow The price of copper dropped to within striking distance of a fresh multiyear low as weak U.S. manufacturing data added to concern over the health of the global economy....
01:14, 08/23/2019

Read This: How a rural gun shop's billboard represents MAGA culture's offline proliferation Much concern has been raised in the past few years about the role of social media in the iteration and spread of hateful rhetoric, and rightfully so. There is no shortage of stories of once-moderate or politically uninvolved family members getting...
01:14, 08/23/2019

US leveraged loan market pauses as recession fears mount NEW YORK, Aug 22 (LPC) - Mounting indicators of a recession and rising global geopolitical tensions are spooking investors, as new launches of leveraged loans grind to a halt amid a summer lull....
01:42, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Gap same-store sales disappoint as Old Navy struggles Gap Inc posted quarterly same-store sales that fell short of analysts' estimates on Thursday, as Old Navy suffered its worse comparable sales figures in three years ahead of a planned spin-off of the brand....
01:42, 08/23/2019

Sean Spicer pumped for ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Former White House spokesman Sean Spicer will approach “Dancing with the Stars” much like he did the challenge of national politics in America’s hyper-partisan environment. “We may or may not be treating this like a campaign,” Spicer told Kelly Colli...
01:42, 08/23/2019

Ex-porn star Jenni Lee found living homeless in Las Vegas tunnel A down-on-her-luck porn star has been found living in a massive tunnel that stretches for miles underneath the Las Vegas Strip. The filthy, gaunt-looking woman — identified in reports as former X-rated actress Jenni Lee — was discovered b...
01:42, 08/23/2019

U.S. will aggressively enforce sanctions over Iran tanker: State Department official The United States will aggressively enforce its sanctions to prevent the private sector from assisting an Iranian oil tanker that is traveling through the Mediterranean and that Washington wants seized, a State Department official said on Thursday....
01:42, 08/23/2019

Texas ransomware attacks show big gaps in cyber defenses — expect more like them Local governments often share service providers, making many vulnerable at once, and ransomware can be used to mask more targeted activity by nation-states....
02:00, 08/23/2019

Deer Lake, N.L., drinking water deemed safe after canal cleanup: report The barrels were discovered in 2016 in the Humber Canal, which provides Deer Lake, N.L.'s water supply, by a concerned resident who filmed the sunken debris on a GoPro camera....
02:00, 08/23/2019

Scientists call on Elections Canada to clarify policy on climate change advertising The scientists are calling on Elections Canada to clarify how it interprets issue-based advertising rules in the Elections Act so that groups can advertise on climate change issues without having to register as third parties....
02:00, 08/23/2019

| What does Facebook's plan to hire journalists mean for media industry? Facebook's plan to hire professional journalists instead of relying solely on algorithms to deliver news is a positive step but is unlikely to shake up an embattled media industry, analysts say....
02:28, 08/23/2019

AP Top Stories 22 P Here's the latest for Thursday, August 22nd: Amnesty International, Brazilian president at odds over Amazon rainforest fires; Pompeo on Canadians detained in China; Youth in Hong Kong take to the streets; Arrests in Spain exotic animal smuggling...
02:56, 08/23/2019

US authorities charged 80 in alleged cyber fraud U.S. authorities on Thursday unsealed a 252-count grand jury indictment charging 80 people in a major conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through fraud schemes and launder the money through a Los Angeles-based network. (Aug. 22)   ...
02:56, 08/23/2019

Meet the model whose skin tone made her a social media star She calls herself the 'Melaniin Goddess,' but years before Khoudia Diop came to celebrate her strikingly dark skin, the 19-year-old model struggled with bullying over her complexion....
02:56, 08/23/2019

Laetitia Ky's strong hair and its powerful message Growing up, Laetitia Ky never gave her hair much thought, although she learned how to braid at the age of five by watching her mother and took to it easily. "I really didn't care about my hair at all as a teen," she said over Skype with a laugh....
02:56, 08/23/2019

Justice department email includes link to white nationalist website – as it happened The email, from the immigration review office, was sent to immigration court employeesSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.08am BST Here’s a rundown of the day’s biggest politics stories: 12.05am BST Customs and Border Patrol agent...
03:14, 08/23/2019

UN: Possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon The World Health Organization says it’s theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment...
03:14, 08/23/2019

‘Forbidden Broadway’ is back to skewer Cher, Bette Midler, ‘Tootsie’ Brace yourself, theater people: Gerard Alessandrini, the merry skewer-er of all that you do, is coming back with “Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation.” A New York institution since 1982, “Forbidden Broadway” packed up five years ago because Aless...
03:42, 08/23/2019

Splunk acquires SignalFX in largest acquisition to date Splunk has announced that it will acquire the cloud monitoring company SignalFX for $1.05bn, in its largest acquisition to date.According to Splunk's CEO Doug Merritt, the purchase will enable the company to provide its customers with a single d...
04:00, 08/23/2019

U.S., China planning in-person trade talks next month: White House adviser Earlier this month, Trump backed off a Sept. 1 deadline for imposing tariffs on thousands of Chinese imports and officials in Beijing and Washington announced renewed trade discussions....
04:28, 08/23/2019

Panthers QB Cam Newton exits game with foot injury FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton left Thursday night’s exhibition game against New England in the first quarter with a foot injury. The team announced that he would not return. The 2015 NFL MVP was playing for the fi...
04:56, 08/23/2019

No, You Can't Charge Your AirPods Case With Your Apple Watch Charger On paper, this little trick should be possible. The Apple Watch uses a Qi-based charger, and your AirPod wireless charging case also supports Qi charging. Instead of plugging in your wireless charging case, you should be able to set it right on top o...
05:14, 08/23/2019

Sometimes It's Okay to Drop the Weights Today we’re going to tackle the iconic behavior of a Gym Asshole: dropping their weights. BOOM. Blech sums up the question that many of us have found ourselves thinking:...
05:14, 08/23/2019

What can trigger anxiety? Certain situations and events can be anxiety triggers for some people. Strategies are available to help people avoid triggers and get their anxiety under control. Learn more here....
05:42, 08/23/2019

Can acupressure relieve headaches? Acupressure is a form of complementary or alternative medicine. Read about research on the efficacy of acupressure for headache, and learn some simple acupressure techniques to try at home....
05:42, 08/23/2019

10 great adventures for ordinary travelers, from whitewater rafting to ziplines You don’t have to be a superjock or a reality show contestant to have an extreme travel adventure. Here are 10 great activities for normal folks.       ...
05:42, 08/23/2019

Tropical Storm Ivo peaks and not likely to become hurricane Tropical Storm Ivo continues to move northwestward off Mexico’s western coast, though it appears to have peaked in power and is no longer forecast to grow into a hurricane...
06:28, 08/23/2019

'There is no silver lining': why Alaska fires are a glimpse of our climate future For residents of Anchorage, July’s wildfire and unprecedented temperatures plus the current McKinley Fire confirm that global heating has changed life foreverMajor fires are burning this week in south-central Alaska, lengthening the state’s wildfire ...
07:14, 08/23/2019

RPT-Rosneft becomes top Venezuelan oil trader, helping offset U.S. pressure Russian state oil major Rosneft has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude, shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas offset the loss of traditional dealers who are avoiding it for fear of breaching U.S. sanctions....
07:14, 08/23/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug. 23 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:14, 08/23/2019

Asian markets edge higher before Powell's speech Asian markets mostly moved cautiously higher Friday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech for clues on whether the US central bank will cut interest rates in the future....
07:14, 08/23/2019

Seeking clarity from Fed's Powell? Good luck with that When Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Friday, traders will comb through his remarks for clues on whether the U.S. central bank will deliver more rate cuts this year....
07:42, 08/23/2019

Trump or Europe — Boris Johnson's G-7 balancing act Hot on the heels of his chastening experiences in Berlin and Paris, Boris Johnson will get a further taste of the new realities facing the UK when he makes his debut at the G-7 summit in the French resort of Biarritz....
07:42, 08/23/2019

Poland and Slovakia: Lightning strikes leave several dead in Tatra Mountains At least five people, including two children, have been killed during an electrical storm in the Tatra Mountain range along the Polish-Slovak border. Rescue personnel are continuing to look for survivors....
07:42, 08/23/2019

Serial killer who targeted gay men executed in Florida after eating hearty last meal A mass murderer known as the “I-95 killer,” who spent the majority of 1994 targeting gay men -- including a Navy World War II veteran -- along the busy travel corridor, ate three burgers, fries and bacon before he was executed late Thursday in Florid...
08:28, 08/23/2019

$1 million worth of cocaine found in banana box shipments at Washington Safeway stores, police say Authorities in Washington state have opened an investigation after employees at three Safeway stores reported finding more than $1 million worth of cocaine hidden in boxes of bananas....
08:28, 08/23/2019

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard SeymourWe are swimming in writing. Our lives have become, in the words of the author and academic Shoshana Zu...
08:28, 08/23/2019

8 can't-miss Coast Guard rescues Happy birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard! Thank you to its service members who are always ready to protect us by land and by sea.        ...
08:56, 08/23/2019

Konami's mobile version of ‘eFootball PES 2020’ is coming in October PES fans won't have to wait much longer for the highly-anticipated mobile version of eFootball PES 2020. Konami announced today that the latest mobile update will be released in October, and will carry over many of the features already announced...
09:14, 08/23/2019

Tesla to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem: Bloomberg Tesla Inc has agreed to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem Ltd for electric vehicles manufactured in China, Bloomberg reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter....
09:14, 08/23/2019

Malaysia's Mahathir says linking palm oil to deforestation 'baseless' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday said linking the production of palm oil to deforestation was "baseless, unfair and unjustified", and that the industry has grown responsibly....
09:14, 08/23/2019