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South African business confidence slumped to the lowest level since disinvestment from the country over its apartheid policies started gaining momentum a quarter century ago....

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Washington Monument reopens after 3-year project to upgrade elevator, security For the first time in three years, the Washington Monument -- one of the most popular and recognizable landmarks in the District of Columbia -- will open to the public Thursday after extensive renovations....
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'He became our best friend': how we survived Larry Nassar's systematic abuse Olympic medalist Tasha Schwikert and US national team member Jordan Schwikert reveal their experience as sisters and survivors of Larry Nassar’s abuse, including an unthinkable week Tasha spent in the predator’s homeAt first we found it hard to belie...
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My life of WhatsApp and existential crises in the world of amateur football | Max Rushden That desperate search for players, the tireless cliches and smell of deep heat is part of the scene played out every Saturday“Has anyone got a pump?”“Who’s got the kit?” Continue reading......
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County cricket: Kent beat Yorkshire by 433 runs, Lancashire v Middlesex – live! County Championship updates from around the groundsThe Spin: sign up and get our weekly cricket emailAnd feel free to email Tanya, tweet @tjaldred or post BTL 2.28pm BST Leicestershire lose two in two to Andrew Salter and Glamorgan are just one wicke...
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France confident of pipping England to top spot and going all the way to World Cup final France spring surprises in selection for Argentina game Team on a par with best in world, says Yoann Huget France’s unpredictability these days tends to be in their team selection rather than their play, but after being named in a side to face Argent...
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Hurricane Lorena dumps heavy rain on Mexico's Pacific coast Hurricane Lorena lashed parts of Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and strong winds early on Thursday, as it barreled towards the popular beach resorts of Los Cabos on the Baja California peninsula....
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Damson Idris: the British star making waves in the US In the US, Peckham-born Damson Idris is fawned over by Beyoncé and Jay-Z, graces the couches of prime-time chat shows and is regularly stopped in the street by adoring fans. But back home, his star is only just ascending. Jimi Famurewa gets a glimpse...
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Navistar to build new truck plant in Texas, aims to boost margins U.S. truck maker Navistar International Corp said on Thursday it will invest more than $250 million in a new, more efficient truck plant in San Antonio, Texas, that will produce three different sized trucks and create around 600 jobs....
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India tells tech firms to protect user privacy, prevent abuse Technology firms must protect user privacy and prevent abuse of their platforms, India's IT minister said on Thursday, speaking as the government draws up a data privacy law and seeks to push companies to store more data locally....
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Zimbabwe doctors march to parliament after court intervention Striking doctors in Zimbabwe marched to parliament on Thursday to protest the disappearance of their union leader and press the government to increase their pay after a court ruled that police should not interfere with the march....
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Russia urges Gulf countries to start talks to defuse tensions: Ifax Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday urged all countries in the Gulf to sit down for talks to defuse tensions following an attack on Saudi oil infrastructure, the Interfax news agency reported....
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Newsmaker: The anti-Netanyahu? Ex-general Gantz poised for top office Benny Gantz has little of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's worldly polish or flair as a showy ideologue - and that may be exactly why so many weary Israelis want the ex-general in top office....
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If he loses court case, UK PM Johnson could suspend parliament again: document British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could suspend parliament again even if the Supreme Court rules that his original suspension, or prorogation, was unlawful, a court submission tweeted by an opposition lawyer showed....
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Can You Call Dibs on Overhead Space on a Flight? Earlier this week, we explained why you should never swap seats on a flight to make room for another passenger—but what about overhead space for their carry-on?...
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A Revolution in Brittany: Mayors Defy French State to Ban Pesticides A mayor banned pesticide use on the farms surrounding his village. Even though he was prosecuted for doing so, dozens of other mayors have followed his lead....
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How Hustlers shows the importance of female solidarity In the acclaimed fact-based drama, the bond between women is shown with rare sensitivity and depth even as they engage in criminal acts This article contains spoilersThe marketing campaign for Hustlers, a film that opened to an unexpectedly impressiv...
16:28, 09/19/2019

Aardman's 20 best films – ranked! From early experiments in claymation TV to its forthcoming Shaun the Sheep big-screen sequel, we rate the animation studio’s outputAfter it was used for a perfume ad, Nina Simone’s jazz classic made it into the top 10 in the autumn of 1987. Inspired,...
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Obama says presidents should avoid social media in apparent Trump jab Former president also said TV should be avoided: ‘Those are two things I’d advise, if you’re a good president, not to do’Barack Obama appeared to take a swipe at Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying he would “advise, if you’re president” to avoid social...
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Bank of England warns Brexit delay would hurt growth, after leaving rates on hold - business live UK central bank votes to keep interest rates at 0.75%, and warns that Brexit is making economic data volatileLatest: Bank leaves rates on hold......and warns against ‘entrenched uncertainty’Earlier:OECD cuts 2019 and 2020 growth forecastsLast night, ...
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Austria rejects EU-Mercosur trade deal over Amazon fires Concerns about threats to farming sector also featured in Austrian parliament debateThe future of the trade deal between the EU and South America’s Mercosur bloc has been further thrown into doubt as Austria is expected to veto the pact over concerns...
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Why can’t we agree on what’s true any more? It’s not about foreign trolls, filter bubbles or fake news. Technology encourages us to believe we can all have first-hand access to the ‘real’ facts – and now we can’t stop fighting about it. By William DaviesWe live in a time of political fury and ...
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French fancy: Parisienne chic from the city of lights – in pictures Tweed skirts and proper blouses. Take a tip from across the pond: a little bit je ne sais quoi will make you stand out from the crowd this autumnRead more from the spring/summer 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplement Continue re...
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Redskins' Landon Collins on Giants GM Dave Gettleman: 'He's a liar. He lied to everybody' Washington Redskins safety Landon Collins said New York Giants general manager doesn't treat players with respect, adding "he's a liar."       ...
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Fighter Pilot Is Left Dangling From Power Lines After F-16 Crash The Belgian Air Force jet went down over western France, causing both pilots onboard to use their ejector seats and parachutes. Both escaped with minor injuries....
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US, Chinese negotiators face off in Washington to talk trade war US and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world’s two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted...
16:56, 09/19/2019

PSA Order Accuses Farooq Abdullah Of Spreading "Secessionist Ideology" Statements mobilising people against the state and the "tremendous potential" to create public disorder in the Valley are among the charges listed against former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister......
16:56, 09/19/2019

CBI Intensifies Search For Rajeev Kumar, Seeks Arrest Warrant The CBI has issued a fresh notice to ex-Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar asking him to appear before it on September 20 as it continued to search for him at various locations across Kolkata in......
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Huawei’s best smartphone ever has a huge problem that eclipses all its amazing new features Huawei on Thursday held a press conference in Munich, Germany to unveil its third flagship phone of the year — and it’s easily the most compelling one. Part of the Mate 30 series, the Mate 30 Pro is the best Huawei Android phone ever made, and ...
16:56, 09/19/2019

Exxon shutting Beaumont, Texas refinery due to flooding: sources Exxon Mobil Corp began shutting its 369,024 barrel-per-day (bpd) crude oil refinery in Beaumont, Texas, on Thursday morning because of flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda, sources familiar with plant operations said....
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The new New Relic: Past BI and the dashboard, toward AI and AIOps When applications and data change, what should a platform built to monitor them do? It should also change to keep with the times, and that's what New Relic is doing....
16:56, 09/19/2019

‘Trump Is Having His Own Brexit’: The Race to Prepare for a Potential U.S. Exit From the World’s Mail System As an American, Jeanne Glenz prizes her right to vote. But, because she lives near Munich with her German husband, exercising that right isn’t always easy. This year, it could get even harder, depending on the results of an obscure internationa...
17:14, 09/19/2019

Researchers Think It's a Good Idea to Secure Your Phone Using the One Thing You Perpetually Lose Apple’s FaceID authentication system started moving smartphone users away from relying on fingerprints to secure their mobile devices, which are arguably less secure. But researchers think they’ve come up with an even better biometric tool for protec...
17:14, 09/19/2019

Banker tells German fraud trial he made millions from 'astronomical' trades A British investment banker at the center of Germany's biggest fraud trial told judges on Thursday he earned millions of euros from deals involving "astronomical" trades that prosecutors say were a means to make bogus tax reclaims....
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Ryanair's O'Leary wins bonus approval as pilots face axe Ryanair's Chief Executive Michael O'Leary narrowly secured approval from shareholders on Thursday for a bonus scheme that could earn him 100 million euros over five years as he revealed up to 700 pilots could lose their jobs....
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BMW CFO wants to cut 5,000-6,000 jobs by 2022: Manager Magazin BMW's finance chief Nicolas Peter wants to cut between 5,000 and 6,000 jobs by 2022, mostly at the carmaker's Munich headquarters, a German magazine reported on Thursday....
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U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks for the first time in nearly two months on Thursday, as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protrac...
17:14, 09/19/2019

France, Germany at odds over pace of response to global slowdown France and Germany are agreed on a strategy to respond to a global economic slowdown at a time of international trade problems but differ over how fast to move, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday....
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New York Jets' Jamal Adams rips NFL after fine for hit on Baker Mayfield New York Jets safety Jamal Adams ripped the NFL on social media after he was fined for a hit he put on Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield in the team’s loss Monday night....
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Netflix will release 67 new original movies and shows in October 2019 – here’s the full list Ho… ly… smokes! After a somewhat slow month in September with only 41 new original movies and shows set to be released, Netflix is really cranking up the volume in October. Before we get to the whopping 67 new Netflix original movies, s...
17:42, 09/19/2019

Alleged ‘madame’ of Chicago sex ‘dungeon’ facing federal prostitution and financial charges: report A 31-year-old woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday after federal prosecutors in Chicago charged her with operating a sex “dungeon” and multistate prostitution business that allegedly brought in millions of dollars from clients across the nation....
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Suspect, 18, held in murder of New York teen who was fatally stabbed while students recorded attack: cops An 18-year-old man from New York's Long Island was arrested Wednesday and charged in the murder of a 16-year-old student who was stabbed outside a pizza shop earlier this week....
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Maine mother allegedly gave heroin to daughter, 1, who later died A Maine mom was arrested Wednesday after she allegedly gave her one-year-old daughter small doses of heroin more than a dozen times to help her sleep, a practice that resulted in the baby's death....
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Trump administration moves toward national fuel economy standard, prepares for legal battle with California EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced Thursday a “One National Program Rule,” paving the way for the federal government to set national uniform standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions for ...
17:42, 09/19/2019

UK gambling site has more bets for Hillary Clinton winning Dem nomination than anyone actually running Hillary Clinton may have announced that she is not seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, but bettors are apparently not convinced, with one site getting more wagers on her than for any of the declared candidates....
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Malaysia, choked by smog of forest fires in Indonesia, issues 2 million face masks to students As smog from Indonesia's sprawling forest fires chokes neighboring Malaysia, authorities there have distributed 2 million face masks to students in affected areas, state news agency Bernama reported Thursday....
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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi unveils proposal to lower drug prices U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released proposed legislation on Thursday that would allow the federal government to negotiate the prices of hundreds of prescription drugs for Medicare healthcare beneficiaries as well as other consumers....
18:00, 09/19/2019

U.S. House speaker: Drug pricing plan should be priority for White House House Democrats' plan to help lower the cost of medicines should be a priority for the White House, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday at an event unveiling their prescription drug pricing plan....
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Alberta to return C$1.3 million worth of pot products to CannTrust CannTrust Holdings Inc said on Thursday that Alberta government has decided to return C$1.3 million worth of sold pot products, days after the Canadian health regulator cancelled the company's licence to produce and sell cannabis....
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Flipkart, Amazon, others rush to pull vaping devices after India ban Amazon.com, Walmart-owned Flipkart and other e-commerce portals in India scrambled on Thursday to pull listings of vaping products a day after the federal government imposed a nationwide ban on electronic cigarettes....
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Kane: Olympiacos draw feels like a loss "Tottenham striker Harry Kane says result feels like a loss, as Spurs go from 2-0 to 2-2 against Olympiacos in the opening game of the Champions League."...
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Country star Josh Turner’s crew bus crash leaves 1 dead, 7 injured A bus carrying country star Josh Turner’s crew plunged 80 feet off an embankment in California, leaving one dead and seven injured, officials confirmed Thursday. The singer and his band were on a different bus and not involved in the crash, whi...
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Labour rubbishes claims it wants to restore 1917 party constitution Labour has tried to head off a bitter battle over its constitution by rubbishing claims it wants to re-write the totemic section that marked the party's split from socialism under Tony Blair....
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|Cabinet:'Fruitful'talksonMboweni'sgrowthplan Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu says Cabinet is considering Treasury's economic policy paper, now that the deadline of public submissions has passed....
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Mountain lion sneaks into family's home, lounges on bathroom floor, police say A family in Sonora, California, ended up with a mountain lion lying on the floor after he broke into their home.        ...
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‘I Wish We Had More Answers’: Health Officials Still Don’t Know Why 500 People Have Gotten Sick After Vaping More than 500 people have developed serious lung illnesses after vaping, and seven have died — but there’s still not a clear cause, federal health officials said on a call with reporters Thursday. “We at [the U.S. Centers for Diseas...
18:15, 09/19/2019

No Stressed MSMEs To Be Declared Bad Loan: Finance Minister At a press conference after meeting PSU bank heads, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said there already exists a circular from the Reserve Bank that provides for stressed loan accounts of MSMEs not......
18:42, 09/19/2019

U.S. settles with machinery and engineering companies over Clean Air Act violations The U.S. Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency reached a $47 million settlement with Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd to resolve Clear Air Act violations....
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Vessel traffic halted on Beaumont, Texas Ship Channel -U.S. Coast Guard Ship pilots stopped moving vessels along the Beaumont, Texas, Ship Channel due to severe weather caused by Tropical Storm Imelda, said the U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday....
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I Have A Short Attention Span When It Comes To Cars! What Should I Buy? Evan currently drives a brown Audi wagon, but like many of us he can’t seem to stay focused on owning the same car for a while. He’s looking to change it up with something faster that can sacrifice some practicality but still has all-weather versatil...
18:42, 09/19/2019

Will Automakers Fight In Trump's War On California? (Maybe Not) President Donald Trump is officially waging legal war against California over vehicle emissions, the other war (trade war) is forever, General Motors may have screwed Ford and Fiat Chrysler, and so much more going on in The Morning Shift for Thursday...
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'God bless you': TSA officer uses Heimlich maneuver to save choking passenger A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer recently saved the life of a passenger at an Alaska airport when she choked on a grape.       ...
19:00, 09/19/2019

Warren Probes Apollo and KKR on Backing For-Profit Colleges Elizabeth Warren is demanding answers from private-equity firms about their investments in for-profit colleges, the latest push by a high-profile Washington lawmaker to investigate how buyout firms affect the public....
19:00, 09/19/2019

Apple's latest iPhone update is out now — here's how to get iOS 13 Apple's big iOS 13 update for iPhones is out now and includes lots of new features. Here's how to install it on your phone and what devices are supported....
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9th person in Massachusetts diagnosed with deadly EEE virus, state health officials say A ninth person in Massachusetts has been diagnosed with the rare but potentially deadly mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, state health officials announced this week. ...
19:56, 09/19/2019

Rhode Island woman’s blood turns black after using over-the-counter medication for toothache A Rhode Island woman’s blood turned a black-blue color — a sign of a potentially deadly blood condition —  after she took a common over-the-counter medication to relieve a toothache....
19:56, 09/19/2019

Tech investors: No broad lessons seen in WeWork valuation drama Two top technology investors cautioned against drawing broad conclusions about the valuation of private companies from questions swirling around U.S. office-sharing startup WeWork....
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UPDATE 1-S.Africa's debt-ridden Cell C worthless, biggest shareholders say Payments company Net1 UEPS Technologies said on Thursday it had written down to zero the value of its stake in South Africa's third-largest mobile network, Cell C, alongside the carrier's largest shareholder, Blue Label Telecoms....
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CORRECTED-Aviation watchdog may ask Boeing to set up 737 MAX simulators in India India's aviation safety regulator may ask Boeing to set up simulators in India to train pilots on the 737 MAX planes once it clears the aircraft as safe for flying, a senior official with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
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The importance of social media when it comes to LGBTQ kids feeling seen It is imperative to monitor kids’ safety while using the Internet, but parents should be careful not to disregard the potential positive impacts of social media apps. For LGBTQ youth in particular, the Internet can be a refuge....
19:56, 09/19/2019

Schiff says DOJ involved in decision to block whistleblower complaint The U.S. Department of Justice played a key role in a Trump administration decision to withhold a whistleblower complaint from Congress, U.S. House Intelligence panel chairman Adam Schiff said on Thursday, adding that lawmakers did not know yet if th...
19:56, 09/19/2019

Women make this big mistake when it comes to life insurance While all parents agree their death would have a huge impact on their family's quality of life, moms get a lower amount of life insurance coverage....
19:56, 09/19/2019

| Gantz says he should be next Israeli PM Benny Gantz, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main opponent in the country's general election, says he should be prime minister in a broad unity government....
19:56, 09/19/2019

Watch Ariana Grande Cut Her Iconic Ponytail in New "Thank U, Next" Video And you thought the "thank u, next" music video couldn't get any better... On Thursday morning, Ariana Grande celebrated the launch of her latest fragrance with a brand-new......
19:56, 09/19/2019

Kylie Jenner Shuts Down Travis Scott Split Rumors With One Adorable Family Photo A photo is worth a thousand words--and this one says there's no split in sight. This week, there was some speculation online over possible trouble in paradise for Kylie Jenner and......
19:56, 09/19/2019

Tom Welling Is Clark Kent Again for Arrowverse's Crisis on Infinite Earths Crossover Well, somebody's coming to save us! E! News has learned Tom Welling will reprise the role of Clark Kent, you know, Superman, for the upcoming Arrowverse crossover on The CW. Welling played the......
19:56, 09/19/2019

Blake Lively Is Out for Revenge in The Rhythm Section's Trailer The trailer for Blake Lively's new movie, The Rhythm Section, is finally here! Paramount Pictures dropped a teaser for the action-packed drama on Thursday. According to the......
19:56, 09/19/2019

Yes, There Is a "Sexy" Mister Rogers Halloween Costume This Halloween, a neighbor might come knocking...in this costume. From the company that briefly brought you something that looked a whole lot like a sexy Handmaid's Tale Halloween......
19:56, 09/19/2019

OMG Moments From the PCAs Bingeworthy Show Nominees: Game of Thrones, Outlander and More Spoiler alert: The nominee list for The Bingeworthy Show of 2019 at the E! People's Choice Awards is stacked. Eight of television's hottest shows are battling for the title and......
19:56, 09/19/2019

O’Rourke calls for legalizing marijuana, releasing nonviolent offenders Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Thursday unveiled his plan to legalize marijuana at both the federal and state level, remove the drug from the controlled substances list and grant clemency to those serving prison time for marijuana...
19:56, 09/19/2019

Impossible Burger is making its grocery store debut on Friday. Here's where to find the plant-based meat The Impossible Burger will be sold in grocery stores for the first time after three years in restaurants including Burger King and Cheesecake Factory.       ...
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Amazon commits to 100% renewable energy, 100,000 electric vans to fight climate change Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that the company has committed to meet the terms of the Paris climate agreement 10 years ahead of schedule.       ...
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Tom Welling Will Play Superman Once More in Crisis on Infinite Earths It’s finally happening. After spending the entirety of Smallville teasing it, Tom Welling’s Superman is becoming the Man of Tomorrow, thanks to a trip to the Arrow universe.Read more......
20:14, 09/19/2019

Tropical Depression Imelda Has Dumped More Than 40 Inches of Rain on the Texas Gulf Coast Tropical Depression Imelda might not have the same ring as Hurricane Imelda, but the impacts of the storm are for real. The National Weather Service has issued a civil emergency warning as a flooding crisis unfolds in the region rocked by Harvey’s hi...
20:14, 09/19/2019

Huawei's 2010 Concept Video About the Year 2020 Is Super Awkward When I was a kid, the year 2020 seemed so far away. But now that “the future” is almost here, it’s fun to look back at what we thought 2020 might look like. Huawei, the world’s largest telecommunications company and a lightning rod for controversy in...
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Armani sees airy spring for Emporio line, Fendi picks earthy tones in Milan Italian designer Giorgio Armani chose a light breezy silhouette for his Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, picking soft colours and loose cuts for the brand’s spring line....
20:42, 09/19/2019

Surging Ethane Demand to Trigger Big Gas-Carrier Orders Ship owners are likely to order up to 40 large ethane carriers over the next 12 months as demand for the gas widely used in the petrochemical industry to make plastics and detergents steadily rises....
20:42, 09/19/2019

What Fall Style Move Are You Most Excited to Pull Off This Season? Fall is the best time of year to add some fire to your fits, so we asked GQ editors about the style moves their most excited to pull off this season....
21:00, 09/19/2019

Afghanistan peace process might take years just to begin, Trump administration auditor warns The administration's top Afghanistan auditor threw cold water on President Trump’s plan to broker peace and quickly withdraw American troops from the country, saying that the process might not even begin for years....
21:00, 09/19/2019

Federer happy for China to host Laver Cup "Roger Federer said he would be happy for the Laver Cup to be played in China in the future, ahead of the tournament\u0027s third edition starting on Friday."...
21:00, 09/19/2019

Neurotoxin may have caused diplomats’ illness in Cuba: study Fumigation against mosquitoes in Cuba and not "sonic attacks" may have caused some 40 U.S. and Canadian diplomats and family members in Havana to fall ill, according to a new study commissioned by the Canadian government....
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Guatemala admits it is a cocaine producing nation, not just transit point Guatemala must now consider itself a cocaine producing nation and not just a transit country for the powerful narcotic after authorities discovered new coca processing laboratories, the interior minister said....
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Weakened Netanyahu's offer of unity government rebuffed by rival Gantz Israel's weakened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saw his offer on Thursday of a coalition with his strongest political rival swiftly rebuffed after failing to secure a governing majority in a tight election....
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U.S. issues visas for Iran's Rouhani, Zarif to travel to U.N. meeting The United States has issued visas allowing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to travel to New York for the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations next week, Iran's U.N. mission said on Thursd...
21:00, 09/19/2019

| WATCH | Nigeria becomes Africa's staging ground for illegal pangolin trade with Asia Porous borders, lax law enforcement, corruption and one of Africa's biggest ports has helped criminal networks in Nigeria corner most of the African trade in pangolins, considered to be the world's most trafficked mammal....
21:28, 09/19/2019

Israeli leaders warn of possible third election amid political deadlock The political deadlock in Israel showed no signs of abating Thursday, as the country's leaders warned of the possibility of a third election, with neither Benjamin Netanyahu nor Benny Gantz appearing to have a clear path to forming a coalition....
21:28, 09/19/2019

Domesticated black panther spotted prowling along window ledges in French town A black panther was spotted lurking through a northern French town early Wednesday, alarming residents who questioned how the curious cat found its way into their neighborhood....
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Not As Heartwarming As It Could Have Been: Anthony Hopkins Just Showed Up At This High School 8 Months Early To Ask A Girl With A Temporary Neck Brace To Prom Here’s a story about a celebrity trying to do something heartwarming that he unfortunately didn’t fully think through first: Anthony Hopkins just showed up at this high school eight months early to ask a girl with a temporary neck brace to prom....
21:28, 09/19/2019

McConnell backs election security funding after Dem criticism A key Senate panel is approving $250 million to help states beef up their election systems, freeing up the money after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell came under criticism from Democrats for impeding separate election security legislation. The...
21:28, 09/19/2019

China attacks Pelosi for siding with pro-democracy Hong Kong activists “We urge the US to stop bolstering radical violent forces in Hong Kong that advocate Hong Kong independence and stop intensifying words and actions that undermine the prosperity and stability of Hong Kong,” a spokesperson for China’s foreign ministry...
21:28, 09/19/2019

Jerry Nadler tells Eric Garner’s mom that the ‘system failed you’ “I say to you that the criminal justice system, and the justice system failed you, your son, and your entire family,” Nadler (D-NY), the committee chairman, told Carr....
21:28, 09/19/2019

Microsoft employees protest climate change "complicity" in open letter Employees at Microsoft have published a new letter that calls on the company to stop working with oil companies. "Microsoft makes millions of dollars in profits by helping fossil fuel companies extract more oil," states the letter, referencing a part...
21:56, 09/19/2019

YouTube makes verification harder to earn, and some will lose it YouTube is about to make it considerably harder to earn that coveted "verified" status. The service has outlined a revamp of the verification process that will ditch the previous 100,000-subscriber requirement in favor of approving channels based on...
21:56, 09/19/2019

‘John Wick Hex’ comes to Windows and Mac October 8th John Wick Hex, the top-down strategy game based on the film franchise, arrives on Windows and Mac October 8th. You can pre-order the game now, and it will be available exclusively via the Epic Games store for $19.99....
21:56, 09/19/2019

Lyft's app shows bike lanes to help riders find smoother routes Just because you can ride a bike somewhere doesn't mean you want to -- many cyclists can tell tales of braving streets that are downright dangerous to two-wheelers. You might not need an intuitive knowledge of where to ride after today, at least...
21:56, 09/19/2019

Von der Leyen facing revolt over commissioner's 'Protecting European Way of Life' title Center-left European parliamentarians have warned incoming European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen they will block her team line-up if she keeps the contentious title for its next top migration official....
21:56, 09/19/2019

Black panther spotted prowling French rooftops A black panther that was seen roaming rooftops near the French city of Lille has been captured. The juvenile big cat appeared to have escaped from a private home....
21:56, 09/19/2019

India builds detention camps for Assam 'foreigners' After excluding 2 million people from a citizenship list, Indian authorities in Assam are now building detention centers to incarcerate "stateless" people. DW reporter Murali Krishnan visited an under-construction camp....
21:56, 09/19/2019

Project Miroslava reveals web of organized crime and political corruption behind journalist's murder Project Miroslava reveals new background on a murdered Mexican journalist's investigations into corruption and organized crime — and sends the message that even if a journalist is killed, these stories will not die. ...
21:56, 09/19/2019

Serbia's gig jobs gagging for a rejig Post-communist countries in Eastern Europe are part of global supply chains and the gig economy may offer a way to keep the best from leaving. But regulations are slowing efforts to slow the brain-drain. ...
21:56, 09/19/2019

The number of vaping-related illnesses increased to 530, CDC says There have been 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury related to e-cigarettes as of September 17, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. That's 150 more than had been reported on September 11. There have been cases...
21:56, 09/19/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street ends mixed as Microsoft, Apple offset Wall Street ended mixed on Thursday, with a dip in Apple Inc shares offsetting a gain in Microsoft Corp shares a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further monetary easing....
22:28, 09/19/2019

Alphabet unit to make drone deliveries for Walgreens, FedEx in the U.S. Alphabet Inc's aviation unit Wing said on Thursday it has partnered with Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and FedEx Corp for deliveries directly to homes in Virginia using drones, beginning next month....
22:28, 09/19/2019

Oh shit, Beyoncé finally got a wax figure that actually looks like her What an auspicious day for Beyoncé fans and celebrity wax image enthusiasts alike. The wait was long, difficult, and sometimes downright infuriating. But here we are, witnessing history as Madame Tussauds London welcomes their latest edition, Beyoncé...
22:28, 09/19/2019

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg dined with lawmakers last night. Privacy and cryptocurrency were on the menu. Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg heard an earful from Democratic lawmakers Wednesday night about everything from his company's data collection practices to its cryptocurrency plans, a preview of the issues he could face during a visit to Capi...
22:28, 09/19/2019

American Airlines cancelled more flights than any US carrier in July: 'It was a tough summer for us' American Airlines struggled with flight delays and cancellations this summer, hamstrung by the grounded Boeing 737 Max and mired in a bitter labor dispute with its mechanics....
22:28, 09/19/2019

Labor nominee Eugene Scalia addresses corporate ties at confirmation hearing Eugene Scalia, President Donald Trump's nominee for labor secretary, addressed criticism from Democrats about his background representing corporate interests during confirmation hearings Thursday....
22:29, 09/19/2019

States Warn Residents About Rare Mosquito-Borne Illness That Has Killed 5 Health authorities are investigating other cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a virus transmitted through a mosquito bite, which has left at least five people dead in three states this year....
22:56, 09/19/2019

Fed Adds $75 Billion to Financial System in Third Repo Transaction This Week The Federal Reserve Bank of New York added $75 billion to the financial system, using the market for overnight repurchase agreements, or repo, to relieve funding pressure in money markets....
22:57, 09/19/2019

Timeline: North Korean diplomacy under Kim Jong Un North Korea entered a new era of openness in 2018, with an unprecedented RSVP to the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and several face-to-face meetings with major world leaders since....
22:57, 09/19/2019

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces a tough re-election campaign Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized after a 2001 brownface photo from a school yearbook surfaced taken when he was a 29-year-old teacher        ...
23:28, 09/19/2019

Macanese driver Leong joins Sochi F3 finale with Jenzer team Jenzer's tally of FIA Formula 3 drivers has reached six as Hon Chio 'Charles' Leong has joined Red Bull, Honda Formula 1 junior Yuki Tsunoda and Andreas Estner at Sochi...
23:56, 09/19/2019

Sainz: Hulkenberg would stay if F1 was about "speed and talent" Carlos Sainz Jr believes Nico Hulkenberg would stay in Formula 1 "if it was about speed and talent", after Hulkenberg was dropped by Renault and snubbed by Haas for 2020....
23:56, 09/19/2019

Study: 3 billion fewer birds in North America now than there were in 1970 North America has lost nearly three billion birds since 1970, a new study says, which also found significant population declines among hundreds of bird species, including those once considered plentiful.        ...
23:56, 09/19/2019

Digital sports platform DAZN reaches distribution deal with Comcast Media and communications company Comcast Corp has agreed to a distribution deal with digital global sports provider DAZN Group, further blurring the line between traditional television operators and the streaming services that have disrupted them....
23:56, 09/19/2019

India's Tata Motors to launch new EV in 2020 Indian automaker Tata Motors will launch an electric vehicle (EV) early next year based on a new powertrain technology it has developed to grow its portfolio of clean energy cars, the company's chief executive said on Thursday....
23:56, 09/19/2019

| Venezuela calls on US to reopen diplomatic ties Venezuela's socialist government has called on the United States to restore diplomatic ties with Caracas after it opened talks with fringe opposition parties....
23:56, 09/19/2019

Saudis have control over oil production after attacks, says strategist Jack Manley, J.P. Morgan Asset Management global market strategist, and R. Burns McKinney, Allianz Global Investors portfolio manager, join "Squawk Alley" to discuss the markets, the impending Fed rate decision and the output of Saudi Arabian oil aft...
23:56, 09/19/2019

‘Pastafarian’ pastor leads opening prayer before Alaska government meeting A “Pastafarian” pastor on Tuesday gave an opening prayer on behalf of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster before a local government meeting in Alaska while wearing a colander on his head.  ...
23:56, 09/19/2019

Strangers pack funeral for veteran with no known family, friends: ‘He will not be alone’ A United States Air Force veteran with no known family members in the wake of his death received his final honors as he was laid to rest in Nashville....
23:56, 09/19/2019

BAE Systems wins $495 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon BAE Systems has been awarded a $495 million U.S. defense contract for receiver/processors and high band receivers in support of the ALR-56C Digital Upgrade, the Pentagon said on Thursday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
23:56, 09/19/2019

UAW says some progress has been made in GM talks The United Auto Workers union said Thursday that some progress has been made in lengthy talks to end a four-day old strike of about 48,000 workers at General Motors Co but added that many issues "remain unresolved" and said talks could continue into ...
23:56, 09/19/2019

Nature ‘one of most effective ways’ of combatting climate change Nature is “one of the most effective ways” of combatting climate change and should be part of every country’s climate strategy according to the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Inger Andersen. ...
00:28, 09/20/2019

Jaguars vs. Titans: Poor defenses make Over the play In what has seemingly become a yearly tradition, the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans will meet on “Thursday Night Football.” Not a lot is expected of either offense, with the total dipping below 40, but these are two teams that have not don...
00:28, 09/20/2019

Houston vs. Tulane prediction: D’Eriq King will keep Cougars in game The Post’s Howie Kussoy, aka The Pigskin Profit, takes a shot on Thursday night’s college football game between the Houston Cougars and Tulane Green Wave: Houston (+5) over TULANE: A lot has changed since the Cougars’ 48-17 win last seaso...
00:28, 09/20/2019

The Kawhi Leonard ultimatum that got him to the Clippers The publicly quiet Kawhi Leonard was very blunt with his new team before signing with the Clippers to conclude the NBA’s most thrilling offseason drama. “He said, ‘I want to play for you,’ and he pointed at me,” head coach Doc River...
00:28, 09/20/2019

Nick Saban says stud freshman who left Alabama for ill grandma ‘basically quit’ TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama coach Nick Saban says top recruit Antonio Alfano “basically quit.” Alfano’s father, Frankie, posted on Twitter on Friday that his son’s grandmother was “very ill and is still fighting on life s...
00:28, 09/20/2019

Asteroid dust helped trigger life on Earth 466 million years ago, say scientists WASHINGTON — The cataclysmic asteroid impact off Mexico’s coast that doomed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago was not the only time an astronomical event shaped the history of life on Earth. Scientists on Wednesday said dust spawned by a gigantic co...
00:28, 09/20/2019

Trudeau appeared in racist makeup several times in the past. How did it stay a secret? Many political observers are scratching their heads about how evidence of more than one incident involving Trudeau wearing blackface had not surfaced until now....
00:56, 09/20/2019

Ex-Facebook engineer takes to YouTube to mock the culture and joke about how he was fired Patrick Shyu, a former tech lead at Google, has posted a series of videos making fun of Facebook, where he worked as a software engineer until last month....
00:56, 09/20/2019

The Chase Sapphire Reserve Is Our Readers' Favorite Travel Rewards Card While most of our recent credit card Co-Ops sparked healthy debates, our travel rewards card poll was thoroughly dominated by the Chase Sapphire Reserve....
00:56, 09/20/2019

Avoid ATM Fees By Getting Cash Back at the Store Avoiding banking fees is one of the pillars of financial fitness, but can be tricky to achieve when it comes to unplanned moments when you need cash. Why should you pay to access your own money at an ATM just because the machine is run by a different...
00:56, 09/20/2019

How to Make Your Old Phone Feel Like New Phones age like bananas, or relationships. Our culture pressures us to spend money on the latest and greatest (phone, not banana). But there’s a wide range of ways to make your current phone feel new, for cheap or for free....
00:56, 09/20/2019

For the Last Time, Stop Calling Food 'Crack' Earlier this year, Christini Tosi changed the name of “Crack Pie” to “Milk Bar Pie,” explaining that the name “fell short” of Milk Bar’s mission “to spread joy and inspire celebration.” It wasn’t exactly an apology, and it wasn’t clear if Tosi really...
00:56, 09/20/2019

This Is the Only Way to Throw Away Dirty Tissues The bad news is, I’ve been disposing of my son’s dirty, germy tissues wrong for the whole first half of his childhood. The good news is, some things are about to change around here....
00:56, 09/20/2019

Ex Ford CEO Fields says UAW corruption probe makes rank-and-file members skeptical of any deal Former Ford CEO Mark Fields said that the United Auto Workers corruption probe will make it harder for union leaders to get their rank-and-file members to sign off on any potential new labor deal with Detroit automakers....
00:56, 09/20/2019

Navy confirms videos did capture UFO sightings, but it calls them by another name An unidentified aerial phenomenon, or UAP, appears in this declassified video captured by a U.S. Navy aircraft. DoD via To the Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences By Phil Helsel and Mosheh Gains Three videos posted online that have been described as b...
00:56, 09/20/2019

Watch: Church claps back at AC thieves: 'It's hot where you're going' An Ohio church's sign is going viral for its tongue-in-cheek response to thieves who stole the building's air conditioning unit: "Whoever stole our AC Unit: Keep it. It's hot where you're going."...
00:56, 09/20/2019

North America Has Lost Nearly 3 Billion Birds Since 1970 Birds across the U.S. are disappearing, though many of us probably haven’t noticed. Over the past half century, North American bird populations have undergone a quiet crisis, with scientists estimating the continent to have lost 29% of its tota...
01:14, 09/20/2019

Yankees' German placed on leave under DV policy Major League Baseball announced Thursday that New York Yankees right-hander Domingo German has been placed on administrative leave under the joint domestic violence policy between the league and the MLB Players Association....
01:14, 09/20/2019

AP Top Stories September 19 P Here's the latest for Thursday September 19th: Iran warns of "all out war" if attacked by U.S. or Saudi Arabia; Trudeau asks for forgiveness for old brown face images; torrential rain hits Texas; Dachshunds race in Ohio to kick off Oktoberfest.  ...
01:14, 09/20/2019

Wrestling Ref Gets 2-Year Suspension for Forcing Black Student to Cut ‘Unnatural’ Dreadlocks The racial slur-spewing New Jersey high school wrestling referee who forced a black student to cut his dreadlocks has been suspended for at least two years after a civil rights investigation resulted in implicit bias training, a legal warning from th...
01:14, 09/20/2019

'We Shall Over-WHOMST?' White Anti-Vaxxers Colonize Civil Rights Rhetoric in California Protests The protestors came out in droves at the California State Capitol, furious over new legislation that, if passed, would hack away at the remaining medical exemptions for vaccination in California. But their rage—one protestor reportedly threw a menstr...
01:14, 09/20/2019

Stanford students use AR to keep spotlight on campus sexual assault A brutal 2015 attack on a Stanford student was supposed to be memorialized with a plaque; now students have created an alternative using augmented reality.Read More...
01:14, 09/20/2019

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate change.Read More...
01:14, 09/20/2019

As chance of Trump, Rouhani meeting at U.N. fades, talk turns to Security Council The chances of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani while they are both in New York next week for the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations have dwindled since an attack on Saudi oil fac...
01:14, 09/20/2019

Sri Lanka presidential front-runner would restore relations with China: adviser Sri Lanka's leading presidential candidate, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, would "restore relations" with the country's top lender China if he wins the Nov. 16 vote, his adviser said on Thursday....
01:14, 09/20/2019

Working Families Party Staffers Face Harassment After Warren Endorsement In the days since the Working Families Party endorsed Senator Elizabeth Warren for President on Monday, staffers at the progressive group have received hundreds of furious messages, including several using racial slurs against black staffers and at l...
01:42, 09/20/2019

Whistleblower Found Trump Phone Call With Foreign Leader ‘Troubling,’ Official Says The inspector general for the U.S. intelligence community met privately Thursday with the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence amid an escalating dispute over a whistleblower complaint about a phone call between President Trump and an unn...
01:42, 09/20/2019

Main IKEA retailer expects to exceed renewable energy goal by year's end Ingka Group, which owns most IKEA stores, will by year's end to exceed its 2020 target to produce as much renewable energy as the energy it consumes, Ingka Chief Executive Jesper Brodin said on Thursday....
01:42, 09/20/2019

TC Energy shuts oil line as flooding disrupts U.S. Gulf terminals: traders TC Energy Corp's Marketlink oil pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma, to Nederland, Texas, was shut as flooding disrupted operations at U.S. Gulf Coast terminals, traders familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
01:42, 09/20/2019

Microsoft employees protest climate change 'complicity' in open letter Employees at Microsoft have published a new letter that calls on the company to stop working with oil companies. "Microsoft makes millions of dollars in profits by helping fossil fuel companies extract more oil," states the letter, referencing a part...
01:42, 09/20/2019

France, Germany closing in on arms exports pact France and Germany said on Thursday they were close to an agreement on how to remove obstacles to exporting weapons manufactured in joint programs, after French firms called for easing German export restrictions....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Former El Salvador president given two-year jail term for bribery A court handed down a two-year prison sentence for bribery to former Salvadoran President Elias Antonio Saca, the attorney general's office said on Thursday....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami Returns To Srinagar After 10 Days In Delhi CPI-M leader Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami returned to Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday after a 10-day visit to New Delhi, allowed by the Supreme Court, to get treatment at the AIIMS....
02:00, 09/20/2019

RSS, BJP Misleading Nation Using Mahatma Gandhi's Name: Ashok Gehlot Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said the state will celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary next year by educating the new generation about him at a time when Prime......
02:00, 09/20/2019

Raids At Trinamool MP KD Singh's Premises In Money Laundering Probe Case The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday conducted searches at properties linked to TMC MP KD Singh in connection with a money laundering case, officials said....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Trade Tension, Energy Cooperation On Agenda In PM's US Visit: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi is starting on Friday for a hectic week-long tour of the US that includes two meetings with US President Donald Trump, nearly 20 other bilaterals, and address at the UN......
02:00, 09/20/2019

Colt halts production of AR-15, citing 'adequate supply' for consumers AR-15 manufacturer Colt confirmed Thursday that it will halt the production of rifles, saying the consumer market has "experienced significant excess manufacturing capacity."...
02:00, 09/20/2019

Bukayo Saka inspires Arsenal to thrilling win at Eintracht Frankfurt Sunday’s crisis is Thursday’s radiant beacon of hope. Arsenal had spent the week fending off the brickbats hurled following their shoddy collapse at Watford; Eintracht Frankfurt had passed it feeling justifiably optimistic that their unbeaten home ru...
02:00, 09/20/2019

Rob Howley faces uncertain future with long wait for betting verdict Coach understood to be contender for Italy jobWales head to Toyota for their opener against GeorgiaRob Howley faces a long and anxious wait for the investigation into his suspected breach of rugby’s betting rules to conclude, a delay that could affec...
02:00, 09/20/2019

England’s Billy Vunipola ready to follow in family footsteps at World Cup • Vunipola’s father played for Tonga against England in 1999• England defence coach ready for physical challengeBilly Vunipola will follow in the footsteps of his father and uncle on Sunday when appearing in a World Cup match between England and Tong...
02:00, 09/20/2019

Lewis Hamilton ‘down for some hard racing’ in Singapore after Leclerc clash • Briton says he will adapt his driving after incident in Italy• Verstappen believes drivers ‘should be able to defend yourself’Lewis Hamilton reiterated his intent to give no quarter when he returns to the track for the Singapore Grand Prix this wee...
02:00, 09/20/2019

Global climate strike: how you can get involved Millions will take to the streets in global climate crisis protests from 20 to 27 SeptemberClimate strike: global climate change protest as Greta Thunberg and students march – live updatesClimate strikes: are you taking part in Friday’s protests?The ...
02:28, 09/20/2019

Antonio Brown addresses media for first time since being accused of rape Antonio Brown finally addressed the media — and didn’t have a lot to say. Speaking to reporters for the first time as a member of the Patriots and for the first time since being accused of rape by Britney Taylor in a civil lawsuit, Brown ...
02:28, 09/20/2019

Black Leaders Condemn Attacks by Sanders Supporters Amid Fallout From WFP's Warren Endorsement In a draft letter obtained by Splinter on Thursday, dozens of prominent black progressive leaders condemned the “hateful, violent, and racist threats” they said have been leveled by “self-identified [Bernie] Sanders supporters” against black leader...
03:00, 09/20/2019

Eric Garner's Mother Shares Heart-Wrenching Testimony on Police Brutality Speaking before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner, spoke passionately about her late son and the officer who killed him with a chokehold in 2014. In her statement, Carr emphasized how the lack accountabi...
03:00, 09/20/2019

Trump on Snowballing Whistleblower Scandal: 'No Problem!' You’ll have to forgive me if I don’t feel particularly reassured by President Donald Trump when he emphatically suggests that an alleged whistleblower complaint from a member of the intelligence community over an allegedly deeply troubling secret “p...
03:00, 09/20/2019

Weighing in: Physicists cut upper limit on neutrino’s mass in half Enlarge / The spectrometer for the KATRIN experiment, as it works its way through the German town of Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen in 2006 en route to the nearby Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. (credit: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) Isaac Asimov...
03:15, 09/20/2019

To pay for Trump’s wall, a hurricane-wrecked base in Puerto Rico loses funding  Pentagon diverts hundreds of millions allocated by Congress for restoration of Camp Santiago to construction of barriers on southern border under emergency authorities....
03:15, 09/20/2019

The Latest: Top Iranian officials get US visas for UN event Iran says says its president and foreign minister have received US visas from the United States for next week’s U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York...
03:15, 09/20/2019

Warren gets caught in Senate primary crossfire BOSTON — When Elizabeth Warren needed a glowing introduction to her speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, her former law school student, Rep. Joe Kennedy III, was there to provide it. When she needed someone to introduce her to the teemi...
03:29, 09/20/2019

Darrell Issa accuses Menendez of trying to nix his nomination to lead trade agency Former GOP Rep. Darrell Issa on Thursday accused Sen. Robert Menendez of trying to smear him to sink his nomination to be the next director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. At a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, Menendez told Iss...
03:29, 09/20/2019

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn's wife dies at 80 Emily England Clyburn, wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, passed away on Thursday. She was 80 years old.Emily Clyburn — known as "Dr. Em" to many — was an esteemed librarian and political activist who played a key role in her husband's politica...
03:29, 09/20/2019

Senate eyes e-cigarette crackdown The White House has its knives out for the e-cigarette industry — and so does Capitol Hill.Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) have penned a bill that largely tracks with President Donald Trump’s crackdown on vaping, according to a...
03:29, 09/20/2019

This 1970 De Tomaso Mangusta On Sale For $189,500 Only Needs An 'Easy' Refurbishment There were 401 De Tomaso Mangustas made between 1967 and 1971, their value soaring ever higher, even for those that that need some work done under the hood. This 1970 example available from a dealer in Queens, N.Y., is gorgeous, as all Mangustas are....
03:29, 09/20/2019

Samantha Bee: Senate decided 'not to do a proper investigation' on Kavanaugh Late-night hosts react to the deja vu of Brett Kavanaugh headlines and Elizabeth Warren’s climb in the polls “It’s almost autumn, and you know what that means,” opened Samantha Bee on Full Frontal. “The air is getting crisper, I am preparing to eat a...
03:42, 09/20/2019

Netflix considering paying out bonuses for successful films The streaming giant is weighing up incentives for hitting viewing targets, as well as payments for winning major awardsNetflix is planning an incentive scheme for film-makers whose work is a success on the streaming platform, it has been reported.Acc...
03:42, 09/20/2019

Whistleblower's mysterious complaint over Trump sparks feverish speculation Intelligence official’s complaint, tied to presidential promise to foreign leader, called matter of ‘urgent concern’Donald Trump’s promise to a foreign leader so troubled an official in the US intelligence community that it prompted the person to fil...
03:57, 09/20/2019

US dials back Iran rhetoric and seeks 'peaceful resolution' over Saudi attack Mike Pompeo says goal is to ‘get back on the diplomatic path’ following Trump’s remarks that the US was ‘locked and loaded’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has said Washington and its allies were seeking a “peaceful resolution” with Iran in th...
03:57, 09/20/2019

Taylor Swift: 'White supremacy is repulsive. There is nothing worse' The singer has used a Rolling Stone interview to explain her pro-Democratic politics and disavow her adoption by the far rightAfter years of keeping herself at a largely indifferent remove, Taylor Swift has elaborated on her political ideology in a n...
03:57, 09/20/2019

Airbus A340-600 chopped up into coffee tables Pieces of German airline Lufthansa's retired have been transformed into stylish coffee tables, clocks, luggage and other pieces of furniture and offered up for sale....
04:14, 09/20/2019

Physicists race to develop room-temperature quantum chips A team of physicists from Stevens Institute of Technology recently unveiled the world’s most complex and accurate method for coaxing individual particles of light into interacting with one another. While bullying photons might not sound like a breakt...
04:15, 09/20/2019

Here’s an easy way to find out how much money you’ve wasted on Amazon Amazon, our favorite online shopping mall, has slowly but surely turned us into a meticulously controlled herd of online shopping addicts. So much so, that we’re even willing to pay the behemoth $119 per year for the ‘full’ shopping experience. These...
04:15, 09/20/2019

Blackface has a long history in Canada — here’s a look While blackface minstrelsy is believed to have originated in the United States, it was also a popular form of entertainment in Canada in the 19th and early 20th century....
04:15, 09/20/2019

Saudi-led coalition launches operation near Yemeni port city Hodeida  The Saudi-led military coalition has said it destroyed four boat assembly sites near the Yemeni port city of Hodeida after intercepting and destroying an unmanned boat laden with explosives in the Red Sea....
04:15, 09/20/2019

Bird populations plummet in the US and Canada A new paper signals an ecological crisis, and humans are to blame. There are far fewer birds today than in the 1970s, thanks largely to habitat destruction....
04:15, 09/20/2019

Europa League: Gladbach suffer humiliation of their own making Gladbach weren't the only Bundesliga side to lose in Europe this week, but they were the only ones hammered by a team few fans across the continent will have heard of. The honeymoon period is over for Marco Rose....
04:15, 09/20/2019

Europa League: Bold but blunt Frankfurt misfire as Arsenal seize the moment Eintracht Frankfurt’s first Europa League game of the season ended in a harsh defeat by Arsenal. While the hosts showed plenty of ambition, they also missed the attacking threat of their opponents....
04:15, 09/20/2019

Reports: Mark Dantonio Ignored Warnings From Three Staffers When Recruiting Player Later Sent To Prison Former Michigan State staffer Curtis Blackwell said under oath that three football team staffers warned head coach Mark Dantonio about serious potential issues with four-star recruit Auston Robertson before the program signed him in 2016, according t...
05:30, 09/20/2019

Anthony Rizzo Walks Up To Undertaker Theme, Smashes Home Run In Surprise Return To Cubs Lineup Anthony Rizzo was thought to be done for the regular season after he rolled his ankle on a divot while trying to field a bunt on Sunday against the Pirates. Shortly after the game, the Cubs announced hat the would have to wear a walking boot for the ...
05:30, 09/20/2019

PR Genius Tony Wyllie Takes His Talents Away From Dan Snyder Sports radio station WJFK in D.C. reported today that Tony Wyllie has quit as Dan Snyder’s communications director to take a job with the Special Olympics. If any good PR came Snyder’s way during Wyllie’s nine-year run with Washington’s NFL team, it ...
05:30, 09/20/2019

The Google Pixel 3 is $350 off at Best Buy — and you'll get a free Nest Hub if you order one Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Google's Pixel 3 is an excellent, affordable smartphone with one of the best cameras on the market. For a limited time, you can get an unlocked Pixel 3 from Best Buy for just $449.99 — $350 off its original pric...
05:42, 09/20/2019

14 rescuers created a human chain to save 4 dolphins in Florida Clearwater Marine Aquarium/YouTube On Tuesday, rescuers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and Clearwater Marine Aquarium created a human chain to transport dolphins from a canal back to Tampa Bay. It worked. The dolphins were first repor...
05:42, 09/20/2019

Inside the oldest Irish tavern in New York City McSorley's Old Ale House is the oldest Irish tavern in America. The historic pub is covered in old artifacts, photos, and momentos, each one telling a story of days past. We interviewed the current owners about the bar's storied past and learned why ...
05:42, 09/20/2019

Hill Hodgepodge: Pelosi draws from democrats, GOP and Trump for drug pricing plan The House speaker announced her plan for lowering drug prices, which includes negotiations between drugmakers and federal health officials.        ...
05:43, 09/20/2019

Hard Rain from Imelda leave Texas area soaked The remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda unleashed torrential rain Thursday in parts of Texas and Louisiana, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures. (Sept. 19)        ...
05:43, 09/20/2019

New York Yankees clinch first AL East title since 2012 The New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 and wrapped up their first American League East title in seven years.       ...
05:43, 09/20/2019

Miami Dolphins to start Josh Rosen at QB vs. Cowboys, bench Ryan Fitzpatrick The Miami Dolphins, after two inept performances to open their season, have benched Ryan Fitzpatrick in favor of Josh Rosen.       ...
05:43, 09/20/2019

Report: Pirates' Felipe Vázquez could be deported if convicted of sex crimes Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez could be deported to his native Venezuela if convicted of sex crimes, ICE officials tell the Wall Street Journal.       ...
05:43, 09/20/2019

AP Exclusive: US helping Venezuela’s Guaido track stolen art U.S. officials are investigating the suspected looting of European and Latin American artwork they believe is being plundered by Venezuelan government insiders as Nicolas Maduro struggles to maintain his grip on power...
05:57, 09/20/2019

Benefit concert to feature “Supergirl” co-stars, newlyweds “Supergirl” co-stars and real-life newlyweds Melissa Benoist and Chris Wood will join fellow performers Jane Lynch, Wayne Brady and Laurie Metcalf for a concert being livestreamed Saturday to benefit low-income migrants....
05:57, 09/20/2019

Tulsi Gabbard Welcomes PM To US, Apologises For Skipping "Howdy Modi" "Howdy Modi" is bringing together Indian-Americans and Hindu Americans from across the US, Democratic presidential aspirant and the first Hindu woman in the US Congress Tulsi Gabbard has said....
05:57, 09/20/2019

Another 26/11 And Will Take Military Action, Manmohan Singh Told Ex-UK PM Former British premier David Cameron released his memoirs on Thursday, in which he speaks of getting on well with "saintly" former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who even confided in him about......
05:57, 09/20/2019

Global climate strikes: Don’t say you’re sorry. We need people who can take action to TAKE ACTUAL ACTION | First Dog on the Moon Brenda the civil disobedience penguin gives some handy dos and don’ts for your civil disobedience Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchan...
06:14, 09/20/2019

Ben Carson warned of 'hairy men' in transphobic comments – report Staffers tell Washington Post the housing secretary raised fears about men infiltrating women’s homeless shelters during meetingBen Carson, Donald Trump’s secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Hud), made a transphobic comment this week during a...
06:14, 09/20/2019

Trump claims homeless people hurt the environment. Here's why that's wrong The president threatened to issue San Francisco a violation after claiming the city allowed needles and waste to flow into the oceanDonald Trump has targeted San Francisco and its homeless crisis once again, saying his administration will issue the c...
06:14, 09/20/2019

Where did it all go wrong for David Cameron? As the former PM publishes his memoirs, Patrick Wintour tells Anushka Asthana that Cameron’s pursuit of austerity and decision to call an EU referendum sowed the seeds of his demise. Plus, in opinion, George Monbiot on the global climate strikeDavid ...
06:14, 09/20/2019

Oil prices march to biggest weekly gain in months amid Middle East tensions Oil prices were on track for a more-than-7% jump this week, their biggest in months, as early trading on Friday saw gains extended on fresh tensions in the Middle East after a key Saudi Arabian supply hub was knocked out in an attack last weekend....
06:28, 09/20/2019

House Judiciary Committee Reportedly Maybe Might Possibly Hold Lewandowski in Contempt The House Judiciary Committee is reportedly contemplating and considering holding former Trump 2016 campaign manager Corey Lewandowski in contempt. Well, at least they’re contemplating!...
06:28, 09/20/2019

Federal judge blocks California from enforcing tax return law aimed at Trump: report A federal judge on Thursday barred California from enforcing, at least for now, a new state law aimed at U.S. President Donald Trump that would require all candidates in state nominating contests for the presidency to release their tax returns, the L...
06:29, 09/20/2019

BAE Systems wins $495 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon BAE Systems has been awarded a $495 million U.S. defense contract for receiver/processors and high band receivers in support of the ALR-56C Digital Upgrade, the Pentagon said on Thursday....
06:29, 09/20/2019

Daniel Lee's Bottega Veneta show exudes quiet confidence The British designer’s SS20 range makes it clear he has got the measure of his customersIf the weight of being the most hyped designer of the moment has gone to his head, Bottega Veneta’s creative director, Daniel Lee, wasn’t showing it at his spring...
07:29, 09/20/2019

Max Mara channels secret service chic at Milan fashion week Also, Fendi goes back to the 70s with crochet and terry towelling, while Missoni injects retro fun News that the next 007 is reportedly female has reached Max Mara HQ in Milan. At the Italian brand’s spring/summer 2020 show on Thursday, espionage chi...
07:29, 09/20/2019

For Trump, a Time of Indecision In discussions with his staff, Mr. Trump has made clear he wants to accomplish something big, but seems stymied as to what it might be, according to interviews with a half-dozen aides and advisers....
07:42, 09/20/2019

Attacks Expose Flaws in Saudi Arabia’s Expensive Military The Saudi military could not protect a prized asset — oil installations — from an attack by low-flying cruise missiles that caused a significant spike in crude oil prices....
07:42, 09/20/2019

He’s the President Democratic Voters Don’t Want to Hear Criticized In the Democratic primary, there have been clashes over the Obama administration’s policies. But even liberal voters who admire the former president prefer to look to the future....
07:42, 09/20/2019

Pelosi’s Drug Plan Would Let U.S. Negotiate Prices of 250 Medications Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveils her bill to fight high prescription drug pricing, which could prod the Senate and the White House to act on a popular but elusive cause....
07:42, 09/20/2019

‘3 Musketeers’ or ‘3 Stooges’? Republicans Running Against Trump May Fall in Between The three candidates, coupled with a softening economy and the president’s falling poll numbers against almost any Democrat, may offer reluctant Trump voters a way out....
07:42, 09/20/2019

World War II 'Hero of Cologne,' 95, receives Bronze Star for destroying Nazi tank in firefight It took nearly 75 years, but World War II veteran Clarence Smoyer, 95, finally received the Bronze Star Medal on Wednesday for his heroic actions that helped destroy a German tank and take the crucial city of Cologne....
07:42, 09/20/2019

FedEx pilot detained in China before commercial flight A FedEx pilot was detained in China last week after items found in his checked bag before he boarded a commercial flight, the company confirmed Thursday.   ...
07:42, 09/20/2019

Ex-CEO of Indiana drug company gets 3 years for defrauding FDA, tampering with drugs: prosecutors A former CEO of an Indiana drug companying company has been convicted of defrauding the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and tampering with drugs will spend nearly three years behind bars, federal prosecutors said Thursday....
07:42, 09/20/2019

Media companies pull e-cigarette ads from airwaves Major media companies are removing advertisements for e-cigarette companies from their airwaves as concerns over mysterious lung illnesses that appear to be tied to vaping continue to mount....
07:43, 09/20/2019

Forget Black Friday - Dell has some amazing laptop deals right now While Black Friday 2019 will undoubtedly be a great time to buy a new laptop, you may not have to wait until November, as Dell has unveiled a number of tempting new offers on some of its best laptops and computers.These deals - some of which are excl...
08:14, 09/20/2019

National Pepperoni Pizza Day 2019: Where to get pizza deals Friday, how to earn free pizza Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Domino's, Hungry Howie's, Jet's Pizza are celebrating National Pepperoni Pizza Day Sept. 20 with deals.       ...
08:14, 09/20/2019

Amazon Orders 100,000 Electric Delivery Vans as Part of Efforts To Reduce Emissions (NEW YORK) — Amazon, which delivers more than 10 billion items a year on fuel-guzzling planes, vans and trucks, vowed Thursday to cut the amount of damage it does to the environment and report its greenhouse gas emissions regularly. The online ...
08:14, 09/20/2019

Gender gap in science and tech could be down to girls' academic strengths, say researchers New research suggests fewer girls pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — because they're better than boys at reading....
08:42, 09/20/2019

Saudi owner of English soccer team defends ‘really good’ bin Laden family The owner of a soccer team in England’s top division defended the bin Laden family and suggested that he would be open to doing business with them in the future. Saudi Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad recently took full ownership of Sheffield United ...
09:14, 09/20/2019

Trump to get broad range of military options to respond to Saudi oil attacks: report President Trump will be given a broad range of military options on Friday for responding to the recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, according to a new report. The Pentagon will present Trump with a list of targets for airstrikes inside Ir...
09:14, 09/20/2019

Sensex Up Nearly 1,900 Points, Nifty Tops 11,250 After Corporate Tax Cut Domestic stock markets registered sharp gains on Friday morning after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a cut in corporate tax rate for domestic companies and new manufacturing firms. The......
09:14, 09/20/2019

Corporate Tax Rate Cut From 30% To 25.2% To Spur Growth The centre today reduced corporate tax on domestic firms in a bid to boost the sluggish economy, hurt by slowing demand across sectors, especially manufacturing that is among the highest contributors......
09:14, 09/20/2019

Siberian Shaman on Trek to ‘Cast Out’ Putin From the Kremlin Is Arrested Jittery about unrest, Russian security forces detained the mystic on his self-proclaimed mission to drive out President Vladimir V. Putin, whom he called a “demon.”...
09:42, 09/20/2019

As Modi Heads to U.S. to Receive Gates Award, Controversy Follows Him Activists urged the Gates Foundation not to recognize India’s prime minister with a prestigious award. They accuse him of leading India into “deadly chaos.”...
09:42, 09/20/2019

The Guardian view on the school climate strike: protests that matter | Editorial The youth climate movement has created a new sense of urgency. Adults, including politicians, must now focus on plotting a safer courseClimate strike: global climate change protest as Greta Thunberg and students march – live updatesThis Friday’s scho...
09:42, 09/20/2019

Iowa: progressives to the fore as Sanders and Warren attend 'people's forum' Event bids to push progressive issues further into 2020 raceSanders, Warren, Buttigieg and Castro to appear but not BidenA collective of grassroots organizers in Iowa will hold their first “people’s forum” on Saturday, hosting prominent Democratic pr...
09:42, 09/20/2019

E-cigarette makers' push to raise legal age to 21 may not be all it seems Vaping manufacturers have recently begun supporting ‘Tobacco 21’ legislation but are they pushing lax regulation now to head off harsher regulation later?Tobacco and e-cigarette lobbyists are pushing to increase the legal age to buy tobacco products ...
09:42, 09/20/2019

Emmys 2019: Game of Thrones leads the race but can it rule for the last time? A host-less ceremony pits the divisive final season of the awards juggernaut against fresher contendersThe divisive final season of Game of Thrones is set to do battle for one last time this weekend as it heads into the Emmys with a record 32 nominat...
09:42, 09/20/2019

Indonesia: hundreds of thousands protest at plan to outlaw extramarital sex Petition gathers more than 300,000 signatures in 24 hours after details of draft criminal code emergeA proposed new criminal code that could see state critics and people who have extramarital sex imprisoned is causing uproar in Indonesia, with hundre...
09:42, 09/20/2019

Which is the world’s hardest-working city? Tokyo may be the most ‘overworked’ city – but there are ways to measure how hard a city works other than simply totting up the overtimeIn July 2013, 31-year-old Miwa Sado, a reporter for Japan’s national broadcaster NHK, was found dead in her Tokyo a...
09:42, 09/20/2019

Criminal review – like Line of Duty at its intense, interrogatory best David Tennant gives his finest performance as a doctor suspected of murder in this fresh, thrilling crime drama set inside the interrogation room I yield to no one in my adoration of, and in times of particular strife, emotional dependence on Law & O...
09:43, 09/20/2019

Celine Dion issues heartfelt plea, begging Drake not to get a tattoo of her face As far as modern Canadian musical royalty goes, it’s hard to beat Celine Dion and Drake. After all, one covers all the things Barbra Streisand does, but with more songs about boats, while the other covers, well, most other genres of major music. But ...
09:43, 09/20/2019

Expedia Group CEO: A 'secular shift' to experiences is 'buoying travel' "I think consumer confidence still remains pretty high ... [and] travel is just going to continue to go up and up and up," Mark Okerstrom tells Jim Cramer....
10:28, 09/20/2019

Sega Mega Drive Mini review – a legacy truly honoured Perfectly modelled and smoothly animated, the 42 built-in games are lovingly reproduced, with modern gaming benefits. It’s a delightful surpriseIt’s been almost three years since Nintendo launched its diminutive NES Mini console and discovered a vast...
10:29, 09/20/2019

Retired SEAL McRaven says US will be in Afghanistan for 'very long time' Retired Navy SEAL Adm. William McRaven, the former head of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) who organized the 2011 raid that took out Al Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden, says the U.S. will be in Afghanistan “for a very long time.”...
10:29, 09/20/2019

China Says It "Highly Appreciates" Kiribati Cutting Ties With Taiwan China on Friday praised the Pacific island of Kiribati for cutting ties with Taiwan, the second diplomatic defection from Taipei to Beijing in less than a week. The move is a coup for Beijing just......
11:00, 09/20/2019

"Oceans Are Rising": Students Lead Global Climate Strike Across Countries Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders gathering for a UN Climate Action Summit adopt......
11:00, 09/20/2019

PM Modi To Inaugurate Gandhi Solar Park At UN - India's Gift To The World In a first of its kind symbolic effort by India at the UN, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a 50KW 'Gandhi Solar Park' next week during his visit to the United Nations, a gesture that......
11:00, 09/20/2019

Oceans Could Unleash Misery On Earth Due To Climate Change: UN Report Global warming and pollution caused by humanity's carbon-heavy footprint are ravaging Earth's oceans and icy regions in ways that could unleash misery on a global scale, a landmark UN report to be......
11:00, 09/20/2019

US, Canada Have Lost 2.9 Billion Birds, Scientists Say People To Blame From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9......
11:00, 09/20/2019

Alien Enthusiasts Descend On Nevada Desert Near Secretive US Base Area 51 UFO enthusiasts began descending on rural Nevada on Thursday near the secret US military installation known as Area 51, long rumoured to house government secrets about alien life, with local......
11:00, 09/20/2019

The World Cup of Skydiving is coming to Arizona ELOY, Ariz. – People are falling from the sky in Eloy this October, world-class skydivers that is. The 2019 Fédération Aéronautique Internationale World Cup of Formation Skydiving and Artistic Events hits Skydive Arizona in Eloy, Oct. 7-12. Hap...
11:15, 09/20/2019

Husband misreads markings on wife's BLT with CHeese sandwich Robert Wilson Barnes bought a sandwich at a Jimmy John’s restaurant recently for himself and his s wife and just before they were about to dig in, he noticed black writing on the wrapper: 'B**CH." ...
11:28, 09/20/2019

UN human rights report shows rise in reprisals against activists, victims Cases of intimidation and retaliation against victims, civil society and activists who cooperate with the United Nations are on the rise, a new report from the UN Human Rights Office reveals....
11:28, 09/20/2019

In Uttar Pradesh, Ganga Water Level Close To Danger Mark Uttar Pradesh: Water level in river Ganga continues to swell due to heavy rainfall. Several buildings, villages, crop fields near the banks have been partially submerged under water....
11:43, 09/20/2019

"No Compromise": Manoj Tiwari After BJP Leader Sacked For Slapping Wife There can be no compromise on a woman's dignity, Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari said on Friday after a video showing a party leader assaulting his wife in public went viral.Mr Tiwari has also called......
11:43, 09/20/2019

Huawei Argues Ban on Doing Business With U.S. Government Is Unconstitutional Attorneys for China’s Huawei Technologies argued in federal court in Texas that a law barring it from doing business with the U.S. government is unconstitutional....
12:00, 09/20/2019

Zuckerberg Meets With Trump, Faces Tough Questions from Senators With his company under a regulatory spotlight, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg scored a meeting at the White House Thursday—but faced a chillier reception from lawmakers on Capitol Hill....
12:00, 09/20/2019

Adam Gase hasn’t lost cool despite Jets losing games Adam Gase could have snapped. Who would blame him if he did? The Jets head coach could have looked like a dead coach walking as he stood before his players last week and explained to them that their franchise quarterback, Sam Darnold, was going to be...
12:15, 09/20/2019

ECB announce England contracts with Jorfa Archer the big winner as Liam Plunkett misses white-ball deal Liam Plunkett, a key member of England's World Cup-winning side, was a surprise absentee as the ECB announced their men's contracts for the next year....
12:28, 09/20/2019

England name strong team for Tonga Rugby World Cup opener as George Ford and Owen Farrell both start Eddie Jones will unleash a powerful and experienced England team – perhaps the strongest available to him – for a "ferocious battle" in their Rugby World Cup opener against Tonga in Sapporo on Sunday....
12:28, 09/20/2019

Apex Legends' Third Season Will Bring A New Character, Changes To Ranked Mode Respawn has officially revealed the next champion slated to join Apex Legends. Players can get their hands on hacker Crypto, a brand new weapon, and a slew of battle pass goodies alongside extensive changes to the game’s Ranked mode when season three...
12:42, 09/20/2019

Apple Arcade Is Mobile Gaming Without All The Bullshit Entering into the busiest video game season of the year, we didn’t exactly need Apple Arcade, nor did we really want it, given Apple’s mediocre stewardship of video games for the past decade. What a shock, then, that Apple Arcade is one of the best g...
12:42, 09/20/2019

‘Sonic weapon’ used on diplomats in Cuba may have been pesticide, study finds The mysterious high-pitched buzzing sound associated with the so-called "sonic attacks" on nearly 40 U.S. and Canadian diplomats living in Cuba may have been caused by a neurotoxic agent used to kill mosquitoes, a new study commissioned by the Canadi...
12:43, 09/20/2019

MS Dhoni Should Go "Without Being Pushed Out", Says Sunil Gavaskar MS Dhoni has been out of the Indian team for a while and though he has not yet announced his retirement, it has become a topic of discussion almost on a daily basis....
13:29, 09/20/2019

Brad Pitt's space epic 'Ad Astra' sets 'new standard' for science fiction films, ex-NASA engineer says The Brad Pitt-helmed space epic "Ad Astra" sets a new standard for science fiction films, a former NASA engineer who served as a technical consultant for the movie told Fox News....
14:28, 09/20/2019

Concussion and boxing Terry Dooley examines what has for too long been an elephant in the room: the link between taking punches, concussions and failing mental health The post Concussion and boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
14:29, 09/20/2019

Understanding the legacy of Rocky Marciano Jack Hirsch on Rocky Marciano and his place in the heavyweight division The post Understanding the legacy of Rocky Marciano appeared first on Boxing News....
14:29, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 1-McDermott International gets takeover interest for its Lummus Technology unit McDermott International Inc said on Friday it received takeover interests for the acquisition of all or part of its technology business Lummus, that could value the unit at over $2.5 billion....
14:29, 09/20/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Fund managers gird for long trade war after FedEx slide A profit warning and muted outlook from package delivery company FedEx Corp is prompting some high-profile fund managers to prepare for the trade war between the United States and China to last longer than many had originally anticipated....
14:29, 09/20/2019

FOCUS-Once hacked, twice shy: How auto supplier Harman learned to fight cyber carjackers When researchers remotely hacked a Jeep Cherokee in 2015, slowing it to a crawl in the middle of a U.S. highway, the portal the hackers used was an infotainment system made by supplier Harman International....
14:29, 09/20/2019

| Third Algerian protest figure detained within a week An Algerian court has ordered the pre-trial detention of a leading figure in protests that have gripped Algeria for nearly seven months, one of his lawyers says....
14:29, 09/20/2019

Thomas Cook news: Travel operator needs extra £200m to stave off collapse Hundreds of thousands of British holidaymakers were today anxiously waiting to hear if their trips will go ahead as struggling Thomas Cook revealed it needs to raise another £200 million to avoid collapse....
14:29, 09/20/2019

Northern Territory banks on solar to meet new 2050 zero emissions target NT’s Labor government says the territory’s vast solar resources can help it transition to zero net carbon emissions The Northern Territory government has set a target of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in a plan that says responding to cli...
14:42, 09/20/2019

Hundreds of thousands attend school climate strike rallies across Australia Organisers of the school strike for climate estimate 300,000 people turned out in more than 100 cities and townsHundreds of thousands of Australians took to the streets on Friday as they called for greater action on the climate emergency in more than...
14:42, 09/20/2019

COMMENTARY: Islamophobia and racism were part of this election long before Trudeau’s racist makeup Images of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in racist makeup sparked conversations on Islamophobia and racism in Canada, but these were issues long before then, Amira Elghawaby writes....
14:43, 09/20/2019

Indian Markets To Become "Much More Exciting" After Tax Cut: Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said the Narendra Modi government was committed in making India a big manufacturing hub and the slashing of corporate tax rates would make the country's markets......
14:44, 09/20/2019

World Peace Day: Why UN Picked "Climate Action For Peace" As Core Theme World Peace Day 2019: The United Nations is also organising a Climate Action Summit on September 23 to bolster up this year's theme and take concrete climate action....
14:44, 09/20/2019

Bernie Sanders Says He’s the First Democratic Presidential Candidate to Reach 1 Million Individual Donors (WASHINGTON) — Bernie Sanders’ campaign says that it has received contributions from more than 1 million individual donors and that it’s the first in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential field to do so. In a statement Thursday, ...
14:56, 09/20/2019

Song of Style's Aimee Song Takes Us Inside Her World A little over a decade ago, while studying interior architecture in college, Aimee Song started a little fashion blog as a mere hobby. An outlet to explore her passion while she followed the......
14:57, 09/20/2019

Germany's investment in renewables almost a small stimulus package, analyst says Karsten Neuhoff, director of climate policy at the German Institute for Economic Research, discusses Germany's plans to reduce carbon emissions....
14:57, 09/20/2019

Ohio child sex trafficking sting nabs more than 100, including church leader, ER doctor: report More than 100 people, including a medical doctor and a church youth director, were arrested as part of a massive human-trafficking and child-sex sting operation based in central Ohio, according to a report....
15:14, 09/20/2019

Life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes stolen from McDonald's, cops say Two suspects reportedly stole a life-sized cutout of popular Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes from a McDonald's on Monday and then got into a car crash after speeding away from the fast-food restaurant....
15:14, 09/20/2019

Video: 2019 McLaren GT review | 1000-mile European road trip Can Woking's new grand tourer deliver the goods on a tour of France's best driving roads? The McLaren GT is the firm’s first dedicated grand tourer, designed from the outset to be as easy and comfortable to live with as it is thrilling to drive. Wit...
15:14, 09/20/2019

Huawei downplayed the Google problem in the Mate 30, but it’s a major issue for consumers As Huawei downplays the Google problem on its new Huawei Mate 30 Android phones, consumers who buy the devices could be hugely disappointed.Read More...
15:15, 09/20/2019

Verizon and NFL give 2 game devs $400,000 each to launch 5G games Super Bowl Verizon and the NFL have named two winners in the Verizon 5G NFL Mobile Gaming Challenge. They will get $400,000 each to create 5G-enabled games.Read More...
15:15, 09/20/2019

Opinion: Jalen Ramsey's landing spots, Lamar Jackson's growth and Kirk Cousins' struggles Jalen Ramsey could be a key piece for a contender ... if one is willing to pay up to obtain the Jaguars' star cornerback.       ...
15:28, 09/20/2019

Twitter suspends Saudi royal adviser Qahtani, fake Gulf accounts Twitter suspended the account of former Saudi royal court adviser Saud al-Qahtani on Friday, nearly a year after he was sacked over his suspected role in the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
15:29, 09/20/2019

Italy's Renzi faces uphill path to win moderate vote: pollsters Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's new party will not find it easy to claim the middle ground of Italian politics, the first polls after its breakaway from the ruling center-left Democratic Party (PD) show....
15:29, 09/20/2019

Record 12.4 million people reached with food aid in Yemen: U.N. A record 12.4 million people in Yemen received food aid in August, the first time the targeted population was reached fully, the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday....
15:29, 09/20/2019

Most Powerful Person in the World Meets Donald Trump Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday. And while Zuck didn’t bother to mention the meeting on any of his social media channels, the president proudly posted a photo of the two m...
15:42, 09/20/2019

Megan Fox went through 'a dark moment' after 'Jennifer's Body' bombed "Jennifer's Body," the camp horror movie about a man-eating cheerleader, may now hold cult classic status, but after its less-than-stellar reception back in 2009, star Megan Fox admits she went through a difficult time....
15:42, 09/20/2019

Saudi Aramco confident Khurais full output to resume by end-September Saudi Aramco is confident full production will resume by the end of September from Khurais, one of two oil sites attacked on Sept. 14, a company executive said on Friday....
15:42, 09/20/2019

Democrats' climate pitch to rural America falls short Democratic presidential candidates say they want to pay farmers to fight climate change, but it will take more than compensation to break down financial and cultural barriers to farmers' adoption of conservation practices....
15:43, 09/20/2019

'Teetering on a public health crisis.' New Title X policy forces Ohio Planned Parenthood clinics to close A new Trump administration policy that blocks Title X grantees from referring patients to abortion providers has left Planned Parenthood struggling to find funding        ...
16:14, 09/20/2019

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded At least two people are known dead as the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda bring massive floods into the Houston area and East Texas. Others were still being rescued on Thursday night. (Sept. 20)        ...
16:14, 09/20/2019

Trump to host Australia's P.M. at state dinner Tables are being set with green and gold at the White House, where President Donald Trump will host Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a state dinner on Friday night. (Sept. 20)        ...
16:14, 09/20/2019

Nurse's quick thinking saves drowning boy Bauer Rosenberg, 5, had a near-drowning experience at a pool when a nurse who happened to be there saved his life.        ...
16:14, 09/20/2019

Imelda left Satchel Smith as the lone employee at a Homewood Suites in Texas. He smiled and went to work Satchel Smith, 21, had to handle things by himself at the Homewood Suites in Beaumont, Texas, with roads flooded due to Tropical Depression Imelda.        ...
16:14, 09/20/2019

Qatari goalkeeper's howler leads to goal after just 10 seconds – video Al-Shahania keeper Khalifa Al-Dosari misjudged a long ball to concede a goal inside the opening 10 seconds against Al Arabi in the Qatar Stars League. Mohammed Salah Al Neel capitalised on the mistake and scored twice to help Al Arabi to beat Al Shah...
16:14, 09/20/2019

Rahul Dravid, Ravi Shastri Meet. BCCI Trolled For "Two Greats" Tweet The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) called Rahul Dravid and head coach Ravi Shastri "two greats", which didn't please many fans on Twitter....
16:56, 09/20/2019

Old Friendships, New Costumes and Timeless Royal Fever on the Set of the Downton Abbey Movie The day on which the royal visit is being filmed is the perfect day to drop in on the set of a movie that hinges entirely on said visit. On this particular October afternoon in Hampshire, southern England, Highclere Castle—the grand country hou...
16:56, 09/20/2019

Naruto Run! Some Guy Who’s Probably Going to Get Himself Killed Is the First ‘Storm Area 51’ Meme The original “Storm Area 51" Facebook invitation encouraged people to break into the secret government facility by doing a Naruto run. And now that the event is here (it’s supposed to happen today), it looks like some people are taking the instr...
16:57, 09/20/2019

Colt Says Its Decision to Stop Making AR-15 Rifles for Civilians Is Driven by Customers. Experts Aren’t So Sure Colt will stop producing AR-15 rifles for consumers, the Connecticut-based gunmaker announced Thursday. In a statement, Colt’s CEO Dennis Veilleux said the decision to suspend production was entirely market-driven. The statement made no mention...
16:57, 09/20/2019

South Korea vows to beef up defense against North Korean cyberthreats Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo vowed Friday to bolster the country's cyber operations to combat the growing threats in cyberspace posed by North Korea and other entities....
16:57, 09/20/2019

Beto O’Rourke says Senate’s top Democrat has accomplished ‘absolutely nothing’ on gun control The White House hopeful escalated his feud with Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, who has distanced his party from an O’Rourke plan to buy back assault-style weapons....
16:57, 09/20/2019

Brandishing a wad of cash, Trump pitches himself as a generous tipper Presidents have long been scrutinized over how they treat the servers, waiters and maids they come across — as voters analyze the brief interactions between the country’s most powerful person and the low-wage workers they represent....
16:57, 09/20/2019

Were GM's Closed Plants Always Bargaining Chips For Union Negotiations? The fate of the “unallocated” Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is in question, some advice for saving some money at the car dealership, Germany’s aggressive next steps to fighting pollution and more await you in The Morning Shift for Friday, Sept. 20...
17:14, 09/20/2019

Should I go to my son’s wedding? His mother poisoned everyone against me This is less about what people think about you – more about being part of the joy of your son’s big day, says Annalisa BarbieriMy 30-year-old son is getting married. When his mother and I split up in a messy divorce about 20 years ago, she did everyt...
17:15, 09/20/2019

It's the little deeds that bring big rewards | Hannah Jane Parkinson Good turns take very little, but I truly believe the whole world would collapse without these acts of kindnessA little while ago, I was sitting in a cafe, reading, when an elderly lady approached me. “Excuse me,” she asked. “Would you be able to help...
17:15, 09/20/2019

Microsoft boss: tech firms must stop 'if it's legal, it's acceptable' approach Exclusive: Brad Smith says firms must help define and live by standards before they are forced on themTech companies should stop behaving as though everything that is not illegal is acceptable, says Microsoft’s second-in-command. Instead, they should...
17:15, 09/20/2019

James Franco seems in love with himself in ‘Zeroville’ James Franco’s new movie “Zeroville” is set in the era following “Once Upon a Time in . . . Hollywood” — it begins with a reference to the Manson murders — but was shot long before Tarantino’s latest. In 2014, to b...
17:28, 09/20/2019

How to Be a Whistleblower Whistleblowing seems to be in the news a lot, lately. And it makes us ordinary schmoes wonder: How would we handle ratting out our colleagues, or our superiors, if we had to—either to protect other consumers and citizens or merely to cover yourself? ...
17:28, 09/20/2019

How and Why to Start Journaling Some of the most influential people in history kept detailed journals of their lives, including Charles Darwin, Marie Curie, Thomas Edison and Frida Kahlo. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for posterity and, presumably, a cathar...
17:28, 09/20/2019

Do You Applaud When Your Flight Lands? In case you’ve missed it, it’s currently Jerk Week over at Lifehacker HQ, which means we’ve been telling you how to deal with jerks all week long—but what happens if you might be the jerk? Sometimes, it’s not exactly clear who the culprit is....
17:28, 09/20/2019

With Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro, Cameras are the Killer App Consider the professional, if you will. Complete with demanding career, full schedule, and disheveled hair, they need the best of the best when out and about, ostensibly being a “pro.” That need extends to the tools they use, be it a fast...
17:28, 09/20/2019

Austria to give citizenship to descendants of Nazi victims Austrian lawmakers have voted to provide path to Austrian citizenship for descendants of people who had been forced out of the country by the Nazis. Great-grandchildren of Nazi victims would also be eligible....
17:28, 09/20/2019

Bundesliga: Frankfurt's firepower under the microscope ahead of Dortmund test The Eagles have struggled this season to shake off the ghosts of last campaign's dazzling attacking displays. Adi Hütter's side must now show against Dortmund that they still have the firepower to match the big teams....
17:28, 09/20/2019

Building bridges: International Youth Library in Munich celebrates 70 years The world's largest children's library is in Munich. The International Youth Library was founded by a Jewish writer shortly after the end of WWII as a "harbinger of peace."...
17:28, 09/20/2019

FDA approves oral diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved an oral version of Novo Nordisk's diabetes drug semaglutide, a boost for the Danish drugmaker which hopes to transform the market by offering patients a non-injectable treatment....
17:29, 09/20/2019

Russia reports African swine fever outbreak near China border A new outbreak of African swine fever has been found at a privately-held farm in a village in Russia's Primorsk region near the border with China, Russia's agriculture watchdog said on Friday....
17:29, 09/20/2019

World's first vagina museum to open in London The Vagina Museum will educate visitors about vulvas and vaginas while challenging prevailing stigma surrounding them, development and marketing manager Zoe Williams told CNN....
17:29, 09/20/2019

5 Lessons the ‘Downton Abbey’ TV Team Learned About Filmmaking Julian Fellowes, the show’s creator, and the producer Gareth Neame had a lot of characters to work with and a lot of fans to satisfy. Here’s how they navigated the challenge....
17:43, 09/20/2019

Spacewatch: Japan's Hayabusa 2 targets final asteroid landing Two target markers deployed around Ryugu ahead of lander’s planned descent next monthJapan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft has deployed two target markers around asteroid Ryugu. The deployment took place at 5.17pm BST on 17 September from an altitude of 1km....
17:43, 09/20/2019

Three urged to stop overcharging customers at the end of a contract Three has been urged to apply automatic discounts to contracts once the minimum term has expired and minimise the overpayments made by customers.Most mobile phone contracts include an airtime and handset component for a minimum period of time –...
17:56, 09/20/2019

As Narendra Modi Heads to U.S., Controversy Follows Him Activists urged the Gates Foundation not to recognize India’s prime minister with a prestigious award. They accuse him of leading India into “deadly chaos.”...
17:56, 09/20/2019

Indonesia’s President Halts Bill That Would Ban Sex Outside Marriage Parliament had been expected to pass a sweeping overhaul of the penal code, much of which mirrored Shariah. President Joko Widodo said it needed “further study.”...
17:56, 09/20/2019

Who First Circled the Globe? Not Magellan, Spain Wants You to Know The Spanish officer Juan Sebastián Elcano completed the voyage after the Portuguese explorer died halfway. Five centuries later, it’s a matter of national pride — and national rivalry....
17:56, 09/20/2019

Olympic cycling champion faces army warning for bare-cheeked Trump taunt Nino Schurter poked fun at White House with cheeky photoSwiss faces possible warning from senior officers over incidentSchurter won gold in mountain bike cross-country at Rio 2016Olympic cycling champion Nino Schurter faces being reprimanded by the S...
17:57, 09/20/2019

The Fiver | The feat of being Manchester United's youngest ever scorer in Europe Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!In the queue waiting on the Enough’s Enough, You’ve All Had Your Fun But This Is Getting Beyond A Joke Now rank, there are quite a few big clubs ahead of Manchester United. Nasty Leeds, for example, ...
17:57, 09/20/2019

Japan ease past Russia after nervy Rugby World Cup start – video highlights Kotaro Matsushima scored a hat-trick as hosts Japan got their World Cup campaign started with a 30-10 win against Russia.Underdogs Russia took an early lead through Kirill Golosnitskiy, but Matsushima scored twice before the break to put the hosts ah...
17:57, 09/20/2019

| England need to find balance between Tests and ODIs - Giles Director of cricket Ashley Giles says England need to address the balance between the red-ball and white-ball teams after the side's Cricket World Cup triumph....
17:57, 09/20/2019

| 2 Kenyans dropped from Doha Worlds over testosterone levels Two female Kenyan middle-distance runners have been dropped from the team for this month's IAAF World Championships due to high levels of testosterone....
17:57, 09/20/2019

Watch: Indiana students' paper mache sculpture surpasses Guinness record An Indiana University club created a 14-foot-tall paper mache sculpture that is being submitted to Guinness World Records for recognition as the world's tallest....
18:00, 09/20/2019

Vivo V17 Pro vs Oppo Reno 2Z vs Redmi K20 Pro Vivo V17 Pro price in India is set at Rs. 29,990 for the lone 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, while Oppo Reno 2Z price in India is set at Rs. 29,990 for the sole 8GB RAM + 256GB storage option and......
18:01, 09/20/2019

iPhone 11 Series Hits Stores in China to No Crowds Apple's latest iPhone 11 range hit stores in China on Friday, with short queues of die-hard fans contrasting with the hundreds who camped out ahead of some previous launches....
18:01, 09/20/2019

The cost of subsidising UK wind farms has dropped to an all-time low Results of a UK government auction on Friday show windfarms will be built in 2025 for as little as £39.65 per megawatt hour, a drop of almost a third since 2017...
18:01, 09/20/2019

United Methodists float plans to split denomination after LGBTQ vote The United Methodist Church's deadline for petitions for its next global meeting passed Wednesday, setting the terms for a final reckoning with LGBTQ issues that have divided the denomination for more than 40 years....
18:01, 09/20/2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ends 2020 presidential campaign New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ended his 2020 presidential campaign Friday, saying that he feels he accomplished all he could in the Democratic race....
18:01, 09/20/2019

Prosecutors: N.J. man Alexei Saab scouted NYC locations for terror attacks Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man has criminally supported the Hezbollah terror group by scouting potential attack sites like airports, bridges and New York City's iconic Times Square....
18:01, 09/20/2019

We got Obama elected! West Wing stars relive the parties, pranks and power games Racist hate mail, late-night booze-ups, 9/11 hysteria and a visit from Prince Andrew … 20 years after its launch, Aaron Sorkin and his team recall the epic TV drama that changed US politicsAaron Sorkin (creator and writer) I dreamed up the show at a ...
18:14, 09/20/2019

Lilly Singh: from YouTube star to late-night's first queer woman of color As a queer woman of color, Lilly Singh is already breaking new ground in a world dominated by white men but can she bring online success to network TV?In March 2019, Lilly Singh, one of YouTube’s biggest stars, appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy...
18:14, 09/20/2019

Justin Trudeau's brownface scandal is bad. But voting him out isn't the solution | Moustafa Bayoumi Let’s make sure that this incident forces us to examine not just Trudeau but also Canada and its racismRecently surfaced photos of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in brownface while at an ‘Arabian Nights’ party in 2001 are disturbing on a numb...
18:14, 09/20/2019

Stieg Larsson and the unsolved murder case of Olof Palme The assassination of Swedish prime minister Olof Palme obsessed Larsson for years – he even put several references to it in his novels. Do his secret files contain vital clues?On a snowy March day five years ago, I was waiting in my old, square Volvo...
18:14, 09/20/2019

Nigerian army orders closure of aid agency for 'aiding terrorism' Action Against Hunger urges authorities to allow ‘life-saving’ work to continue after sanction imposed without ‘notice or explanation’ The Nigerian army has ordered Action Against Hunger to close its main office in Maiduguri, in Nigeria’s north-easte...
18:14, 09/20/2019

Kim Kardashian West recalls tearful, 'emotional' reunion with O.J. Simpson and her sisters Kim Kardashian West explained why she attempts to avoid talking about O.J. Simpson, usually choosing to "keep to myself" on the topic.        ...
18:15, 09/20/2019

Math teacher Jason Zuffranieri climbs 'Jeopardy!' rankings. Is he the new James Holzhauer? With 15 'Jeopardy!' wins, math teacher Jason Zuffranieri has become a force to reckon with. Can he beat James Holzhauer's record?        ...
18:15, 09/20/2019

Bringing back Robert Downey Jr's Iron Man for the Black Widow movie is cheating Ellen Ripley and Gandalf have staged comebacks, but making Marvel fans watch their heroes die, then blithely return, is a big ask emotionallyHollywood has always had a problem with death. Yes, it’s a hugely effective plot device when you need to ramp...
18:42, 09/20/2019

North Korea Names Nuclear Negotiator North Korea named a veteran diplomat with extensive U.S. experience as its chief negotiator for working-level talks with Washington, while praising President Trump for dismissing national security adviser John Bolton....
18:43, 09/20/2019

Thomas Cook races to secure extra £200m - what happens for holidaymakers? Concerned Thomas Cook customers have been bombarding the troubled tour operator with queries about the fate of their holiday plans as the firm scrambles to survive....
18:43, 09/20/2019

Royal Bank of Scotland names Alison Rose as new boss The Royal Bank of Scotland has named Alison Rose as its new chief executive, making her the first woman to head one of Britain's biggest high street lenders....
18:43, 09/20/2019

Bill de Blasio finally pulls the plug on his sputtering presidential bid Mayor Bill de Blasio finally pulled the plug on his ill-fated presidential bid that failed to gain more than 1 percent support in national polls — but drew plenty of ire from New Yorkers who elected him to run the country’s largest city. “I fee...
18:43, 09/20/2019

Girlfriend of Diamond District heist suspect busted with stolen jewelry in her purse The girlfriend of one of the bandits who swiped $4 million in jewelry from a Midtown store last month was arrested in Connecticut — with one of the stolen diamonds in her purse, according to a report. Stamford’s Narcotics and Organized Crime sq...
18:43, 09/20/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg pledges cooperation with antitrust probe -- Cicilline Rep. David Cicilline, chair of the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Friday that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged cooperation with the panel's probe into online markets during a meeting on Capitol Hill....
19:14, 09/20/2019

California, other states sue Trump administration over auto emissions rules A group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars California from setting stiff tailpipe emission standards and zero emission vehicle mandates....
19:14, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 6-Oil heads for weekly gain of more than 7% after Saudi attacks * Tropical storm Imelda hits U.S. energy infrastructure (Updates prices, market activity, adds commentary; changes byline, dateline, previous LONDON/SINGAPORE)...
19:14, 09/20/2019

Undeterred, Facebook to press on with Libra launch next year - exec Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year, its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ, as the company presses ahead despite authorities around the world pouring cold water on the plans....
19:14, 09/20/2019

Debbie Reynolds’ granddaughter Billie Lourd to play that role on Will & Grace The unsinkable musical movie star Debbie Reynolds won an Emmy nomination in 2000 for playing Grace’s mom, Bobbie Adler, on Will & Grace. After Reynolds’ death in 2016, the now-returned sitcom paid tribute to the actress and the character in a tou...
19:14, 09/20/2019

Disenchantment returns from hiatus with a new prophecy, a new kingdom, and a new mission After a year on hiatus, Disenchantment returns with the second part of its 20-episode first season, and everyone’s fates are still in flux. Queen Dagmar has turned the citizens of Dreamland to stone, save for King Zøg and his son Derek, and pinned th...
19:14, 09/20/2019

Turn-Based Survival Game Overland Is Like An Indie Rock XCOM In my couple of hours with turn-based survival game Overland, I’ve lived multiple short, doomed lives in the post-apocalypse. These lives unfolded in in gas stations and on street corners, and they were filled with the pursuit of gas cans and pieces ...
19:14, 09/20/2019

Untitled Goose Game review: HONNNNNNK Enlarge / *record scratch* *freeze frame* Yep, that's me. You're probably wondering how I ended up in this situation... of being a cantankerous, honking goose. (credit: House House) Ack! The tall human grabbed a broom! HONK! No, no, no, no, no, ru...
19:42, 09/20/2019

Arctic expedition to investigate 'epicentre of climate change' Scientists from 19 countries are preparing to embark on a year-long expedition to the Arctic, the longest project of its kind, to better understand global climate change....
19:42, 09/20/2019

Fed Officials Explain Dissents From Rate Cut Two Federal Reserve officials explained why they opposed this week’s interest-rate cut, and a third defended the move, as central bankers remained split amid an uncertain outlook for the economy....
19:42, 09/20/2019

UK's draft proposals for Brexit deal fails to solve backstop issues: Sky News The British government's latest draft proposals for a new Brexit deal with the European Union "fall short of satisfying all the objectives of the Irish backstop", Sky News reported on Friday, citing a leaked European Commission memo....
20:14, 09/20/2019

Turkey stations doctors near Syrian border for possible military operation: sources Doctors from Turkey's large cities have been stationed in two southern provinces to prepare for a possible incursion into northern Syria, two security sources told Reuters on Friday, adding leave for doctors in the region had been canceled....
20:14, 09/20/2019

How Singapore mastered Formula One in just 12 years An enormous amount of work, time and money goes into putting on the Singapore Grand Prix, but just how valuable is it for the country? Jake Michaels investigates....
20:15, 09/20/2019

Electric cars: Low earners may never get to drive one Already struggling to keep aging vehicles on the road, low-wage workers could be forgotten in the electomobility age. Climate crisis or not, policymakers face increasing pressure to ensure everyone can stay mobile....
20:28, 09/20/2019

Bow hunters target invasive Asian carp for sport on the Illinois River A firefighter and archery enthusiast is making some extra cash with a novel if modest contribution to the ecosystem of the Great Lakes - taking paying customers out for boat rides on the Illinois River to hunt invasive Asian carp fish with bows and a...
20:29, 09/20/2019

|'Ailing'economycan'twaitfordebates,Cabinetmustactnow-Lamola State-owned enterprises cannot be rescued without strategic partnerships, Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has said, adding that bold and decisive action is needed....
20:29, 09/20/2019

Trump Says He Is "Surprised" By Trudeau 'Blackface' Images US President Donald Trump said Friday he was surprised at decades-old images of Justin Trudeau wearing "blackface" makeup that have rocked the Canadian prime minister's re-election campaign....
20:30, 09/20/2019

Donald Trump Announces "Highest Sanctions" But Says Won't Strike Iran President Donald Trump on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's central bank, calling the measures the "highest" sanctions ever imposed on a foreign country by the United States....
20:30, 09/20/2019

Inside Area 51 Raid That Morphed Into Pre-Dawn Celebration At Secret Base A call to "storm" the secretive U.S. military base in the Nevada desert known as Area 51 attracted several dozen revelers to a heavily guarded entrance early Friday, but most did not attempt to enter......
20:30, 09/20/2019

Tottenham Hotspur FC completes 637 million pound stadium refinancing Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has completed a 637 million pound ($798.67 million) stadium refinancing package that included a bond issue to U.S. investors and a term loan, the company said in a......
20:42, 09/20/2019

Christian students sue Chicago after city blocked them from handing out religious pamphlets The Millennium Park supervisors informed the group members that they were "'soliciting' the public to subscribe to their beliefs and therefore in violation of a Chicago ordinance."...
20:42, 09/20/2019

FDA launches criminal probe into vaping health crisis The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday launched a criminal investigation into the nationwide epidemic of vaping-related illnesses after the number of cases recorded in the US jumped to more than 500. The agency’s tobacco director, M...
20:42, 09/20/2019

Police officer helps homeless man struggling to shave Putting your best face forward can be a harrowing task when you live on the street. On Sept. 11, a homeless man in Detroit was trying his best to give himself a shave, using a puddle in the road to rinse his razor, when Officer Jeremy Thomas came to ...
20:42, 09/20/2019

California and 23 other states sue Trump to stop ban on auto emissions standards Governor Gavin Newsom said the state “won’t bend to the president’s reckless attacks” on the state’s clean car waiverCalifornia and 23 other states have filed a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from blocking California’s authority to set emis...
20:43, 09/20/2019

Italy's auto show moves to Monza racetrack in reboot Organizers hope a low-cost exhibition based around the famous Monza racetrack near Milan will attract automakers that are abandoning auto shows in increasing numbers....
20:43, 09/20/2019

The West Wing, 20 Years Later 'The West Wing' failed to be a force for political change, but the show too often gets blamed for real-world political forces well beyond its control....
20:43, 09/20/2019

Britain and EU spar over Brexit as clock ticks down Britain said on Friday a Brexit deal with the European Union could be reached at a summit next month, but EU member Ireland said the sides were far from agreement and London had not yet made serious proposals....
20:14, 09/20/2019

Canada Foreign Minister Freeland 'troubled, disappointed' by Trudeau's blackface images Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, the most visible minister in Justin Trudeau's government and a key ally, said she was "troubled and disappointed" by images of the prime minister in blackface but that she accepted his apology....
20:14, 09/20/2019

Media visit Saudi oil plant damaged in strike blamed on Iran Saudi Arabia on Friday took media on a tour of oil facilities damaged by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran, showing melted pipes and burnt equipment, as Tehran vowed wide retaliation if heightened tensions boil over into hostilities....
20:14, 09/20/2019

DC floats Lamar-Mahomes as next Peyton-Brady Ravens defensive coordinator Don "Wink" Martindale is looking forward to Sunday's showdown between Lamar Jackson and Patrick Mahomes, saying it could be sports' next great rivalry, a la Tom Brady and Peyton Manning or Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier....
20:15, 09/20/2019

Brady turns off TNF, citing 'ridiculous penalties' Patriots quarterback Tom Brady tweeted his displeasure over the high number of penalties in the first half of Thursday night's Titans-Jaguars game and said he was turning off the broadcast....
20:15, 09/20/2019

Trump welcomes Australian prime minister to White House for state visit WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife, Jenny, to the White House with a pomp-filled military arrival ceremony on the South Lawn Friday morning. Hundreds gathere...
20:16, 09/20/2019

YouTuber agrees to pay family for allegedly inspiring copycat video that killed daughter A Chinese social media star is accused of inspiring a copycat cooking video that killed a young girl and badly injured another — and she’ll now pay their parents a compensation fee, according to a report. The 12 and 14-year-old were allegedly t...
20:16, 09/20/2019

Trump threatens to dump captured ISIS fighters in Europe President Trump on Friday renewed his threat to dump ISIS prisoners back to the European countries they hailed from — saying the US would drop them at the border and the Europeans will “have to capture them again.” “I defeated the caliphate. When I c...
20:16, 09/20/2019

Missing New Jersey teen’s photos show up on sex trafficking websites A New Jersey mom desperately searching for her 17-year-old daughter is now beside herself — after authorities told her this week that the teen’s photo is showing up on sex trafficking websites, according to a new report. Aviana Weaver was last ...
20:16, 09/20/2019

Why the Trump Campaign Says It’s Betting on Grassroots Organizing in 2020 It’s a warm September day at a quaint winery in New Mexico, but while photos of happy brides and grooms line the walls, the people gathered here today aren’t celebrating a marriage. They’re here to see Brad Parscale. Parscale, Presi...
20:28, 09/20/2019

California, 22 other states take Trump to court over climate change rules A group of 23 states on Friday sued to block the Trump administration from undoing California's authority to set strict car pollution rules, one of the biggest U.S. battles over climate change....
20:29, 09/20/2019

Area 51 raid morphs into pre-dawn celebration outside secretive U.S. base A call to "storm" the secretive U.S. military base in the Nevada desert known as Area 51 attracted several dozen revelers to a heavily guarded entrance early Friday, but most did not attempt to enter the site, long rumored to house secrets about extr...
20:29, 09/20/2019

Watch: Hundreds Of Thousands Throng Australian Streets For Climate Strike Children across Asia and the Pacific kicked off what are set to be the largest global climate protests in history Friday, demanding adults act now to stop environmental disaster....
20:30, 09/20/2019