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There Is No Ethical Dissent Under Capitalism

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There Is No Ethical Dissent Under Capitalism

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Hong Kong's Government Faces Dissent From Within A contentious extradition bill, and the public unrest it has triggered, have helped provoke a rare wave of dissent from within the government’s own ranks––civil servants, who are supposed to be politi...
12:36, 08/02/2019

How to Find a More Ethical Zoo It wasn’t that long ago when Harambe, a gorilla, was shot and killed after a three-year-old boy fell into his enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo—giving rise to a particularly dark meme in recent history....
15:36, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer of dissent is showing no sign of abating....
13:36, 07/15/2019

Dissent in Ranks of Hollywood Writers Who Fired Their Agents As television and movie writers find themselves in a standoff with the four major talent agencies, some of them want to push their unions in a new direction....
02:24, 07/16/2019

I'm told to 'go back home'. But I'm an American – and dissent is patriotic I still want to believe the US can make good on its promises, and not just to me. But I regularly wake up covered in fresh egg, courtesy of the highest leader in our landMy father was scheduled to spe...
20:48, 07/18/2019

In Poll Commission, Dissent Came 10 Days Ago Over A BJP Leader's Remark The first instance of dissent within the Election Commission - and the poll panel's alleged attempts to cover it up - flared up 10 days ago, over an order pertaining to a Rajasthan BJP leader, NDTV......
12:48, 05/05/2019

Indian celebrities protest attacks on dissent, minorities Dozens of Indian celebrities have asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and stop rising incidents of attacks on minorities, misuse of religion by Hindu hard-liners and intolerance against di...
19:00, 07/24/2019

House Approves Debt-Ceiling Bill Despite GOP Dissent The House passed a two-year spending agreement that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, advancing the compromise over the concerns of many conservatives who had urged President Trump to rejec...
14:00, 07/26/2019

Cambodia targets 140 opposition figures to silence dissent: U.N. Cambodian authorities have questioned, summoned or detained more than 140 members of the former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in an escalating suppression of dissent, two U.N. human rights exp...
14:12, 06/19/2019

COA Member Expresses Dissent Over Conflict Of Interest Clearance Of CAC CoA member Diana Edulji expressed her dissent but was overruled 2-1, clearing the Cricket Advisory Committee of conflict of interest and paving the way for them to appoint the next India's head coach....
00:00, 08/06/2019

An Ethical Crocodile Handbag? As luxury brands like Chanel ban the use of exotic skins, crocodile farmers are setting ethics standards for production in a bid to counter shopper concerns over animal welfare....
18:36, 07/21/2019

Blockchain could help you be a more ethical shopper The online public ledger is becoming a popular tool for transparency, as retailers feel pressure from consumers to prove their products come from a sustainable source...
19:36, 06/05/2019

Poll Code Clean Chit To PM Came With Dissent From One Officer: Report One of the two election commissioners had dissented in the decision of the "full Election Commission" to give clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the two speeches made in Maharashtra last......
19:48, 05/03/2019

After Jyotiraditya Scindia Stand, Congress Dissent Over J&K Move Spreads Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has received support from many party leaders in Madhya Pradesh over his tweet in which he had welcomed the centre's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir...
19:12, 08/09/2019

The Search for Meat Substitutes Leads to Watermelon---and Diner Dissent The red-fleshed fruit is a hot ingredient for chefs tinkering with plant-based ingredients, but opinions are mixed on cooking the stuff. ‘Pretty dandy’; ‘Grosses me out.’...
18:40, 08/12/2019

Vietnam intensifies crackdown on online dissent - Amnesty report Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of conscience increase ...
08:12, 05/13/2019

Bad News for Capitalism In a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Sunday, presidential candidate John Hickenlooper declared that he was “running to save capitalism.”...
15:48, 05/06/2019

City of dissent: How Hong Kong has a long and proud tradition of protesting From the Leftist riots of the 1960s to an uprising that fought a "brainwashing" National Education system, Hongkongers have always protested. But has the government stopped caring?...
17:12, 06/15/2019

Inside Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons: How al-Assad Crushed Dissent Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been locked away in filthy prisons where thousands were tortured to death — and the pace of arrests and executions is accelerating....
12:36, 05/11/2019

Here are the 7 requirements for building ethical AI, according to the EU commission In October, Amazon had to discontinue an artificial intelligence–powered recruiting tool after it discovered the system was biased against female applicants. In 2016, a ProPublica investigation reveal...
16:00, 05/01/2019

BIS calls for capitalism to save itself, from itself Global central banks' role is now exhausted and monetary stimulus adds little economic value, in fact it does more harm than good. Those are not the warnings of rabid Marxists, but the Bank for Intern...
03:24, 07/04/2019

Peaceful Protesters Crowd Hong Kong Park Where Summer of Dissent Began More than two months after Hong Kong’s summer of dissent began, the city’s protesters organized their latest massive rally in the center of the city, billed as peaceful and rational to contrast with r...
11:00, 08/18/2019

Dissent Notes Can't Be Part Decisions On Model Code Violations: Poll Body The Election Commission has issued a formal order making it clear that dissent views will not be made part of orders relating to model code violation cases, an issue which had led to acrimony among......
21:24, 06/07/2019

Dissent In Poll Code Violation Cases Won't Be Made Public: Election Panel Dissent and minority views in Election Commission's orders in cases of Model Code of Conduct violations would not be made public, the poll panel said today, rejecting the demand of Election......
19:12, 05/21/2019

Top Poll Officer Skips Meetings Amid Dissent Over Clean Chits: Sources Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has recused himself from attending meetings of the Election Commission on deciding violations of the Model Code over what he claimed was his "minority decisions......
07:00, 05/18/2019

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in Hong Kong. However, this week the app has been the t...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Alibaba is nudging users to be more ethical with its in-app minigames Four years ago, in a move designed to explore the viability of new offline sales models, Alibaba ran a little experiment. Two of its financial service offerings, Alipay digital wallet and its onboard ...
11:36, 06/23/2019

EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical' With loot boxes receiving heavy scrutiny lately, EA has come up with a novel explanation for what the controversial game mechanic should be considered perfectly legal. Appearing before the UK Parliame...
18:00, 06/20/2019

EA: Our Loot Boxes Are Actually 'Surprise Mechanics' That Are 'Quite Ethical' Given that 2017's Star Wars Battlefront II is broadly considered the tipping point in an anti-loot-box conversation that has recently led to a loot box bill in the United States senate, you might ...
01:24, 06/20/2019

Take down cybercriminals with this $39 ethical hacking training bundle With cybercrime an ever-expanding global threat, the need for ethical hackers -- men and women who spot network weaknesses and help stop illegal incursions -- has never been greater....
15:36, 06/26/2019

EA: Loot boxes actually “surprise mechanics” that are “ethical and fun” Enlarge / If this image seems irrelevant to the story, may I suggest you need to catch up on your "Spaceship Surprise" viewing. (credit: YouTube / Sesame Street) Representatives from EA and Epic Gam...
20:12, 06/20/2019

Woke capitalism cowers to China Over at National Review, David French asks a question to which every humanist and freedom fighter in the western world wishes a resounding affirmative answer: If China cracks down on Hong Kong, will c...
23:00, 08/15/2019

Capitalism broke the planet. Here’s how it’s going to fix things The environment and high finance are strange bedfellows – but a new movement is raising billions to fight climate change. A breakthrough – or green hogwash?...
18:36, 04/28/2019

BIS report calls for saving capitalism from itself Global central banks' role is now exhausted and monetary stimulus adds little economic value, in fact it does more harm than good. Those are not the warnings of rabid Marxists, but the Bank for Intern...
12:36, 07/03/2019

Consumerism isn't a sellout - if capitalism works for all Consumers need protection from dishonest sellers, and the market needs protection from monopolies and cronyism“Love? Love fades away. But things? Things are forever.” So says Tom, played by Aziz Ansar...
15:36, 07/03/2019

Don’t believe the naysayers: Capitalism is healthier than it appears Populist prophets of doom are wrong. The capitalist system is working for AmericansThis is a strange time to be debating whether capitalism is broken, at least in the United States.The economy has add...
11:24, 06/12/2019

Hey Alexa: How can we escape surveillance capitalism? Where do you go when you want to escape surveillance? When you want to stop feeling like you might be being listened to by microphones, or watched through surveillance cameras, or tracked by invisible...
22:48, 04/30/2019

Charity begins at the pub: London bar seeks 'most ethical' title Employing the homeless and offering beer brewed from leftover bread, "The Green Vic" in London's trendy Shoreditch district is aiming to be the world's most ethical pub....
04:36, 07/09/2019

LVMH pairs with Stella McCartney in ethical fashion bet French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH said on Monday it was pairing up with British designer Stella McCartney to further develop her brand, just months after she ended a long-term partnership with th...
19:12, 07/15/2019

How Lush is elevating the retail experience through ethical technology Cosmetics company Lush is well-known for using their voice to support global causes. From wildlife protection to LGBTQ+ rights, Lush aims to give more than it takes from society and the environment – ...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Train how to earn $100K a year as an ethical hacker with this $15 course With average salaries ranging into six figures in many areas, a certified professional who knows how to find computer system vulnerabilities and protect them is all but guaranteed a healthy living the...
16:00, 07/19/2019

How ethical is it for advertisers to target your mood? | Emily Bell ESPN and the New York Times are exploring how to match marketing to their users’ emotionsHow do you feel about this article? Distracted already? Here, have some Ritalin, the extremely unproblematic dr...
18:24, 05/05/2019

Here’s how to find ethical alternatives to big tech products and services It’s not like any of us went to a store for unethical people and told the clerk to load us up with dozens of products and services developed by companies that have no regard for personal privacy, huma...
02:24, 06/08/2019

Google whistleblower launches project to keep tech ethical Jack Poulson’s non-profit group Tech Inquiry aims to make it easier for coders to speak outEmployees of tech companies should have the right to know when they are working on projects they may find eth...
13:48, 07/13/2019

Having an ethical framework is the best way to mitigate risks in autonomous technology Many technology professionals bristle at the word ethics as an intangible topic more likely to show up as a required training course than part of daily risk mitigation. But when called to defend how y...
14:12, 06/09/2019

An Economist Who Believes Only Government Can Save Capitalism In “People, Power, and Profits,” Joseph E. Stiglitz argues that more state involvement in the economy is part of the solution, not part of the problem....
18:24, 05/22/2019

Six people who prove capitalism is broken in America Over the last few years, the Guardian talked to many people for whom capitalism isn’t working – here are a few of their storiesWork hard, get paid, thrive. That’s the way the system is supposed to wor...
15:48, 05/02/2019

DealBook: Warren Buffett’s Case for Capitalism “I’m a card-carrying capitalist,” Warren Buffett said at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting. “I believe we wouldn’t be sitting here except for the market system.”...
01:48, 05/06/2019

Capitalism used to promise a better future. Can it still do that? | Richard Reeves The greatest challenges to capitalism come when that promise begins to be questionedCapitalism is intrinsically futuristic. The ideas that underpin market economies – growth, accumulation, investment ...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Officials at UN agency for Palestinians face ethical abuse claims Investigation launched into UNRWA over alleged nepotism and discriminationSenior figures at the UN agency for Palestinian refugees have been accused of serious ethical abuses, including nepotism, acco...
21:00, 07/29/2019

Canada Goose pulls claims about its ‘ethical’ treatment of animals Canada Goose has quietly stepped away from bold guarantees about the “ethical” treatment of animals it uses for its pricey outerwear, The Post has learned. The Toronto-based coat company — which for m...
22:12, 08/01/2019

Ethical investing: a solar scheme with the power to change lives Energise Africa offers a 5% return and allows you to help support low-income families Fight the climate crisis and earn a return of 5% at the same time, plus enjoy a guarantee on your investment.That’...
09:24, 07/06/2019

The new left economics: how a network of thinkers is transforming capitalism After decades of rightwing dominance, a transatlantic movement of leftwing economists is building a practical alternative to neoliberalism. By Andy BeckettFor almost half a century, something vital ha...
16:48, 06/25/2019

How to fix capitalism: eight expert solutions for America's broken system Discontent with America’s economic system is widespread, so could tax credits, transport subsidies or better childcare help? Or is capitalism not broken at all?Steven Pearlstein Continue reading......
16:24, 05/08/2019

Nonfiction: An Economist Who Believes Only Government Can Save Capitalism In “People, Power, and Profits” Joseph E. Stiglitz argues that more state involvement in the economy is part of the solution, not part of the problem....
00:00, 05/11/2019

China's success is a story of capitalism eradicating poverty China gave birth to several products that helped change the course of history, such as gunpowder, the compass, and paper money. But its greatest gift to the world has been something different: Setting...
11:25, 08/12/2019

How surveillance capitalism is changing human nature forever Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Fox Finally Settles It: Socialism Rules, Capitalism Drools Fox Business Network, that bastion of reasoned debate, hosted an hour-long “debate” on the virtues of capitalism and socialism today. On socialism’s side was Marxist economist Richard Wolff and New Yo...
01:24, 05/17/2019

World must not 'sleepwalk' into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism The world is going through a profound crisis and could be on the brink of a time of war, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech on Tuesday, calling for a global effort to address the danger...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Four in 10 Americans prefer socialism to capitalism, poll finds Axios poll reveals 55% of women aged 18-54 prefer socialismMajority of men would rather live in a capitalist countryForty percent of Americans would rather live in a socialist country than a capitalis...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Capitalism isn't 'broken'. It's working all too well - and we're the worse for it | Maria Svart Exploitation is a feature of capitalism, not a bug. Our economic system is beyond salvageCapitalism is not broken. It is working all too well, concentrating money in the hands of the few by exploiting...
11:24, 06/12/2019

Top geneticist calls for global rules for ethical human genome editing Following the shock announcement of the world's first genome-edited babies, geneticist Robin Lovell-Badge says the world must agree a set of safety protocols...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Is it ethical for a woman to date a man for a free dinner? Only if they’re very upfront | Arwa Mahdawi A third of heterosexual women have resorted to the ‘foodie call’ – including one who asked all her Tinder matches to send pizzaWhen it comes to dating and relationships, a lot of women want only one t...
09:36, 06/26/2019

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “disturbing pattern of misconduct” at Donald Trump’s i...
14:12, 05/01/2019

India courts ethical investors with calls for social stock exchange Proposal could provide cheaper funding for welfare projects, says finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, but critics warn against greater government control of aidIndia’s finance minister, Nirmala Sitha...
09:24, 07/09/2019

More CEOs were forced out for ethical lapses in 2018 than poor financial performance A new study by PwC found that CEO turnover hit a record high -- and that improper conduct was behind more forced departures than any other reason for the first time....
07:12, 05/15/2019

Starbucks v Dunkin': how capitalism gives us the illusion of choice | Richard Reeves From the moment we wake up and brush our teeth, our consumer choices are dominated by a few large companiesAmerican culture valorizes the small. Small-town life is overrepresented and romanticized on ...
17:24, 07/29/2019

Capitalism is part of solution to climate crisis, says Mark Carney Bank of England governor says firms that ignore crisis ‘will go bankrupt without question’Capitalism is “very much part of the solution” to tackling the climate crisis, according to the governor of th...
03:48, 08/01/2019

Capitalism gone wrong: how big pharma created America's opioid carnage A web of firms ramped up narcotic painkiller sales, creating the biggest drug epidemic in American history as profits surgedAs Oklahoma’s attorney general, Mike Hunter laid out his indictment against ...
09:36, 07/24/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Surveillance Capitalism, Human Autonomy, And you Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and...
16:36, 05/03/2019

Melinda Gates: Capitalism needs work, but it beats socialism and the US is 'lucky' to have it Melinda Gates, in an interview with CNBC's Becky Quick, says people living in developing countries "want to live in these types of capitalistic societies."...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Canadian pension fund Caisse replaces lending unit CEO after ethical failures Canada's second-largest pension fund said on Tuesday it had replaced the chief executive and overhauled the board of its commercial real estate lending unit, after an outside investigation found ethic...
00:12, 05/29/2019

US briefing: Iran strikes 'cancelled', arms sales to Saudi and ethical investment Friday’s top story: Trump gave initial approval for retaliatory strikes against Iran but pulled back, according to reports. Plus, the Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi ArabiaSubscribe now to r...
14:48, 06/21/2019

John Chambers: It's time to embrace businesses that will bring about a new form of capitalism As a nation, we must have the imagination to visualize what is possible in this new digital era, and that means making changes to our traditional models to benefit all citizens, writes former Cisco CE...
20:00, 07/25/2019

The kings of capitalism are finally worried about the system that created them | Dominic Rushe Now that the political debate has shifted, Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio is the latest in a bank of billionaires to talk about the gap between rich and poorRead our entire Broken Capitalism seriesTwo ...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Trump's response to the weekend massacres show he is an ethical black hole | Moustafa Bayoumi Trump is playing the country like he’s a conductor of a symphony of racist violenceDonald Trump continues to play his cynical game of dodging responsibility, shifting blame and exploiting tragedy. In ...
02:24, 08/06/2019

'Surveillance capitalism': critic urges Toronto to abandon smart city project Project with Google’s Sidewalk Labs comes under increasing scrutiny amid concerns over privacy and data harvestingA “smart city” project in Canada has hit yet another snag, as mounting delays and priv...
16:48, 06/06/2019

The left is fighting back, even in Republican states, as it attempts to reshape capitalism | Will Hutton As Trump announces his candidacy, forces are already mustering to confront himBehold the new political yobs. The British and American right, once keen to engage intellectually with the left and firmly...
13:12, 06/23/2019

Warren Buffet plays lead in annual ‘Woodstock of Capitalism’ An estimated 40,000 people are expected in town for the event, where Buffett and Munger preside over the meeting and spend hours answering questions.        ...
01:24, 05/04/2019

Democracies are on track to lose their global economic dominance as 'authoritarian capitalism' rises This week's mini-drama over President Donald Trump's Fourth of July speech, with all its military accompaniment, shouldn't distract anyone from the far more significant story of global ...
16:49, 07/06/2019

Is Capitalism or Communism Better for Women? How the Kitchen Debate Gave a New Meaning to the Cold War ‘Home Front’ The Cold War wasn’t just fought in the White House and the Kremlin. In American and Soviet homes, the capitalism-communism divide was a topic of conversation at many a kitchen table — and,...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations sy...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Rubberneckers, rejoice: Gangster Capitalism covers the celebrity college admissions scandal in unflattering detail Adulting, the latest comedy podcast premiere from WNYC Studios, allows listeners to explore the difficulties of growing up while laughing your ass off along the way. Recorded live at Union Hall in Bro...
21:36, 06/03/2019

Vulnerable people are corporate assets in Test, an eerie comic showing where late-stage capitalism can lead Test opens on a young person in the cab of an 18-wheeler, sparking anxiety in the reader about vulnerable hitchhikers and the threat long-haul truckers can pose. But expectations are thwarted as Aleph...
22:36, 07/09/2019

Silicon Valley’s Hottest Email App Raises Ethical Questions About the Future of Email Silicon Valley app gets hype, money, attention and then gets exposed for privacy violations packaged as killer features. It’s a movie we’ve seen before, this time played at rapid speed.Read more......
02:12, 07/03/2019

'I'm not trying to cheat': Giants wide receiver Golden Tate addresses PED suspension New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate, who lost appeal of four-game suspension, accepts punishment: 'I'm responsible for what's put in my body.'      ...
02:12, 08/15/2019

|BritishAmericanTobaccoaimingat70millionAfricansmokerswithTwispdeal BAT's acquisition of e-cigarette maker Twisp opens up the way for 70 million adult African smokers to switch to potentially reduced risk products, says BAT....
02:36, 08/15/2019

Giants’ Golden Tate sounds off amid substance suspension Golden Tate took responsibility for taking a banned substance — but blamed a fertility doctor for prescribing it. A day after the NFL denied his appeal of his four-game suspension, the Giants receiver...
02:36, 08/15/2019

Carmelo Anthony playing pick-up with Nets players is just that Former Knicks star Carmelo Anthony has reportedly been working out with a host of Nets players in Los Angeles. But sources tell The Post that’s all it is, pick-up games with friends, and not a sign th...
02:36, 08/15/2019

Yankees’ season-long Orioles annihilation is mercifully over Gary Sanchez’s first three games off the injured list looked very similar to the stretch leading to his second stint on the shelf. Not good. Two games don’t guarantee the ultra-talented hitter is abou...
02:36, 08/15/2019

Pitching is Cubs’ biggest culprit in road woes It’s been one of the enduring mysteries of the 2019 baseball season. Why have the Chicago Cubs been so bad on the road? There’s a chance for bettors to ponder that conundrum Wednesday night, when the ...
02:36, 08/15/2019

Future of last nuclear pact between Russia and U.S. uncertain: U.S. envoy The last major nuclear arms control treaty between Russia and the United States is outdated and flawed, the U.S. ambassador to Moscow said on Wednesday, saying it could be scrapped altogether when it ...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Bronx NYCHA complex has been depending on generators for a month While City Hall demands answers from Con Edison following the summer’s blackouts, residents of a Bronx public housing complex have spent the last month depending on generators to keep their ligh...
03:24, 08/15/2019

Video: Humpback whale pops up near New York Harbor A whale was spotted frolicking in waters near the New York Harbor on Tuesday, according to footage posted on the NYPD Special Ops’ Twitter account. An NYPD Harbor Unit captured the massive mamma...
03:24, 08/15/2019

Motorcycle-theft ring busted for stealing dozens of bikes Authorities busted a Big Apple motorcycle-theft ring that “chopped up” dozens of stolen bikes and sold the parts for cash over a six-month span, law enforcement officials revealed Wednesda...
03:24, 08/15/2019

Inner Circle: Harold Varner III explains importance of a great coach Harold Varner III gives Golfweek and USA TODAY Sports a behind-the-scenes look at his relationship with coach Scott Hamilton.        ...
03:48, 08/15/2019

UK government gets backlash for featuring anti-knife crime campaign on fried chicken boxes The British government has been mocked and criticized for putting advertisements meant to discourage knife crime on boxes of takeout fried chicken, according to multiple reports....
03:48, 08/15/2019

Trump officials see no Chinese concessions for tariff delays amid market rout China made no trade concessions after U.S. President Donald Trump postponed 10% tariffs on over $150 billion worth of Chinese imports, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed ...
04:12, 08/15/2019

Amazon rounds up a bunch of fresh-faced, beautiful peasants to star in its Wheel Of Time show Although it hasn’t gotten nearly as much attention as the streaming service’s billion-dollar plan to dip into the world of The Lord Of The Rings, Amazon’s adaptation of Robert Jordan’s Wheel Of Time s...
04:36, 08/15/2019

Magic Johnson celebrates 60th birthday with, what else, a list of his 60 favorite TV shows As mere mortals, we can only imagine that when you’re a retired sports legend you have some time on your hands. How to fill the hours, stretching ahead of you like an all-day sucker? You watch a lot o...
04:36, 08/15/2019

Fox News dipshit says Shia LaBeouf called him "trash" in an airport lounge, which rules Shia LaBeouf’s no angel—we’ve written about his troubling behavior, the consequences of his substance abuse issues, and his weird plagiarism. The actor’s since apologized, gotten sober, and discussed ...
04:36, 08/15/2019

WIRED Takes a Good Hard Look at Dick Pics The dick pic—so commonplace, so controversial—has undeniable cultural importance, but media coverage of it tends to strike a single chord: “Ew, bad.”...
04:36, 08/15/2019

New report analyzes use of solitary confinement in ICE detention centers WASHINGTON — A new report from DC-based watchdog Project on Government Oversight analyzed more than six thousand reports of solitary confinement in immigrant detention centers from 2016 through ...
04:36, 08/15/2019

4 Your Health: Reducing impulsive behavior in children Many patients are not being honest with their doctor. Researchers studied the survey responses from over 4,500 people. Roughly half said they did not tell their doctor if they were experiencing life-t...
04:36, 08/15/2019

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona in need of volunteers, donations TUCSON – The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is in need of donations and volunteers this summer. They serve around 190,000 people every year. People who wish to receive an emergency food...
04:36, 08/15/2019

Dow drops 800 points, Wall Street suffers worst day of the year NEW YORK (NBC NEWS) – Wall Street took a battering on Wednesday, suffering its worst day so far this year after movements in the bond market signaled the sharpest indication yet of an approachin...
04:36, 08/15/2019

Oro Valley Kids Concert Series begins in September Courtesy: Oro Valley Arizona ORO VALLEY – Singing and dancing always brighten up someone’s day. The Town of Oro Valley and the Music and Dance Academy will soon host the Oro Valley Kids Concer...
04:36, 08/15/2019

Nepal sets new rules for Everest climbers after deadly season Permit will depend on climbers having ascended at least one 6,500-metre Nepalese peakAll climbers seeking a permit for Everest must have prior high altitude mountaineering experience and demonstrable ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

As many as 100 chicken plant workers reportedly fired after Mississippi ICE raid There are unconfirmed reports that as many as 100 employees have been fired at a chicken processing plant in Morton.        ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

White Mississippi sheriff calls lawmaker ‘worse than a black person’ in text White Mississippi Sheriff Jim Johnson made a racist remark in a text message, a public records request by a local newspaper reveals.        ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

METALS-Copper edges down on recession fears, weak China data Copper prices lost ground in London and Shanghai in early trade on Thursday, weighed down by growing fears of a global recession and weak industrial output growth in top metals consumer China. Y...
05:24, 08/15/2019

Amazon unveils first batch of casting for The Wheel of Time adaptation Enlarge / Amazon is adapting the late Robert Jordan's bestselling 14-book series of fantasy novels, The Wheel of Time. (credit: Tor Books) Amazon has announced its first round of casting for The Whe...
05:24, 08/15/2019

|LazarusgroupbehindrecentcyberattackonSouthAfrica-Kaspersky A recent North Korean cyberattack in which South Africa was apparently among 17 countries targeted, relates to the activity of the so-called Lazarus group, says a Kaspersky expert....
05:25, 08/15/2019

Abortion group announces prepaid gas card program to help cover travel for women seeking procedure An abortion trade group on Thursday announced the launch of a prepaid gas card pilot program for women who need to travel increased distances to get the procedure as more states continue to impose hig...
06:12, 08/15/2019

| WATCH | Playing god: Japan temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion - despite critics comparing the android to "Franken...
06:12, 08/15/2019

Fabulous at 53: Happy Birthday Halle Berry! You're looking fit and fine at 53, Halle Berry! Born in Cleveland, the multitalented, Oscar-winning actress celebrates her birthday on Aug. 14.        ...
06:36, 08/15/2019

Andy Dick says he was punched: Police arrest man in attack on the comedian After Andy Dick said he was punched outside of a nightclub, police have made an arrest on suspicion of second-degree battery and simple battery.        ...
06:36, 08/15/2019

Man hated brother so much he cut down tree featured on ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not’ A man said his hatred for his brother led him to chop down an iconic Connecticut tree that was featured on “Ripley’s Believe It or Not,” according to a report. Curtis Pardee, 63, confessed to hacking ...
06:36, 08/15/2019

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be brought back to the United States, Khan urges Brook to retire Andy Ruiz Jnr doesn't plan on going to Saudi Arabia anytime soon, and Amir Khan believes Kell Brook is finished as a world-class fighter The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be ...
07:00, 08/15/2019

More than 1 million people had their fingerprint data exposed by a huge security hole The easiest thing you can do to protect yourself after a data breach is to change the exposed password, preferably to something unique and more secure than the previous one. However, if hackers steal ...
07:24, 08/15/2019

Yankees and Aaron Judge aren’t panicking over slugger’s slump Aaron Judge noted that the Yankees keep winning despite his lack of production at the plate. Aaron Boone called it “a tough couple of weeks.” For now, the Yankees can get away with shrugging off Judge...
07:48, 08/15/2019

Matt Harvey agrees to minor-league deal with A’s Matt Harvey is getting another shot. The former Mets star agreed to a minor-league deal with the Athletics on Wednesday, according to MLB Network, setting up a reunion with former Mets GM and now-Oakl...
07:48, 08/15/2019

Ethics board rules Trudeau exerted improper influence in SNC-Lavalin scandal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau exerted improper political influence by pressuring a former justice minister to drop an investigation into contractor SNC-Lavalin, an ethics board ruled Wednesda...
07:48, 08/15/2019

Poorer kids may have less shade in their schoolyards (Reuters Health) - Elementary schools with the greatest proportions of poor children may have the least amount of shade in their schoolyards where kids spend their recess, a new U.S. study finds....
08:12, 08/15/2019

Peru: Indigenous governor sentenced to prison for anti-mining protests Walter Aduviri was sentenced in connection to anti-mining protests that turned deadly in 2011. The indigenous Aymara have long fought against the state over mining projects in the mineral-rich Puno re...
08:12, 08/15/2019

Japan advises mass evacuations as powerful storm Krosa looms The tropical storm has forced the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains in Japan, and the government has warned more than 400,000 to prepare to evacuate. The travel chaos comes amid peak tou...
08:12, 08/15/2019

Opinion: Football needs more women like Stephanie Frappart Football, a man's game? For decades people said it. But women have been helping to shape the sport for ages. Now, Joscha Weber argues, it's time for this to become more apparent with people like Steph...
08:12, 08/15/2019

Over 400,000 advised to evacuate as storm bears down on Japan Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa bore down on the country, forcing the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains as authorities advised more than 400...
08:36, 08/15/2019

China raises pollution violations at Minmetals rare earth unit: Xinhua State-owned China Minmetals has failed to rectify a series of pollution offences at its rare earth production unit despite being ordered to do so, the Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday, citing t...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Fire resurges on Greece's Evia, challenges firefighters Aircraft and firefighters on the ground fought a blaze that burned large tracts of pristine pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Wednesday as the wildfire flared up again at different spots....
08:36, 08/15/2019

Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths Nepal must make training and experience in high altitude climbing mandatory for all climbers on Mount Everest and other high peaks, a government panel said on Wednesday, following the deadliest climbi...
08:36, 08/15/2019

India gets above-average monsoon rains for third straight week: weather office Monsoon rains in India in the week through Wednesday were above average for a third straight week, the weather office said, easing concerns of drought, although excessive rainfall flooded many distric...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Ookla: Early U.S. 5G is up to 7.5 times faster than 4G with Qualcomm’s X50 The maker of Speedtest tools for network testing says that it's seeing factor-controlled improvements in the 7.5 times range for 5G over 4G.Read More...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Apple defends iPhone ‘unauthorized’ battery warning as a safety feature iPhones running iOS 12 and later now indicate battery replacements with 'unauthorized' parts, an Apple-defended practice that has irked indie repair shops.Read More...
08:36, 08/15/2019

AI researchers launch SuperGLUE, a rigorous benchmark for language understanding A consortium of AI researchers from Facebook, NYU, and Google's DeepMind have created SuperGLUE, a benchmark for more nuanced, complex conversational AI.Read More...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Magic: The Gathering esports expands with Players Tour and Rivals League in 2020 Magic: The Gathering announced several changes to its esports and pro tabletop slate today. These include new additions to its pro leagues and tweaks in its existing structure, all with the goal of ex...
08:36, 08/15/2019

WeWork IPO filing hypes transformative workplace potential to rationalize massive losses WeWork's IPO filing reveals the challenge it faces in convincing investors to look past its gaping losses and see its revolutionary workplace potential.Read More...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Welcome to the world of wildly colorful, patterned home decor In design today, more is more. Despite a decade-long — and seemingly never-ending — craze for pared-down midcentury modern pieces, the maximalist approach to decor has been creeping back into fashion....
08:36, 08/15/2019

Edie Parker founder lists East Side co-op with pops of neon Brett Heyman, the founder of handbag company Edie Parker, and her husband Gregory have listed their stunning co-op at 125 E. 72nd St. for $7.75 million. The couple bought the spread for $7.3 million i...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Huawei 'confident' UK will resist pressure from US over 5G Huawei is confident that the UK will resist "politically motivated" pressure from the US and "make the right decision" to allow the Chinese telecommunications giant to supply critical parts of its nex...
08:36, 08/15/2019

FBI 'indifferent' to possible China hack of Hillary Clinton's server, as State Department fought to protect her, interviews suggest Interviews with intelligence community officials have revealed that senior FBI leaders "seemed indifferent to evidence of a possible intrusion by a foreign adversary" into former Secretary of State Hi...
09:00, 08/15/2019

PolitiFact hammered for avoiding ruling on Warren, Harris claim Michael Brown was murdered The fact-checking website PolitiFact is again under fire for alleged political bias, after it posted a bizarre article Monday that refused to rule on whether Michael Brown was in fact "murdered" by a ...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein autopsy reveals broken bones in neck, cause of death pending: report An autopsy on the body of Jeffrey Epstein revealed the convicted sex offender had several broken bones in his neck, including the hyoid bone, according to a report....
09:00, 08/15/2019

AFLW star Tayla Harris extends unbeaten professional boxing record Harris scores second-round TKO over Renee GartnerTim Tszyu defeats Dwight Ritchie in main eventTayla Harris produced a decisive second-round onslaught and showed more ruthlessness to extend her unbeat...
09:00, 08/15/2019

UK airport strike dates: How will passengers be affected at Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick? All you need to know Families embarking on their holidays have been hit with a wave of uncertainty this summer, as a number of strikes have been announced at airports across the UK....
09:24, 08/15/2019

'It can happen again': America's long history of attacks against Latinos Last year marked a century since another Texas massacre, part of a legacy of racist violence leading up to El Paso“It can happen again.” That’s what Arlinda Valencia said last year, at a ceremony in T...
09:24, 08/15/2019

Skunk Anansie's Skin: 'I was irritated when Beyoncé said she was first' She blazed a trail for black headliners at Glastonbury – as Stormzy acknowledged. The singer talks about making a stand – and the time Americans prayed for her deliverance‘They called my girlfriend a ...
09:24, 08/15/2019

Beijing’s game plan for crushing the Hong Kong protests is now clear | Sebastian Veg Manipulation of public opinion and pressure on the region’s businesses, universities and judiciary are part of the strategyAs protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition law enter their ...
09:24, 08/15/2019

The 2020 BMW 330e Plug-In Hybrid Is Full Of Surprises Full disclosure: I’ve never been hugely impressed by any of the hybrids I’ve driven. I like my cars sporty, with power outputs that should make you question their legality. Neither of those characteri...
09:48, 08/15/2019

Lexus Just Made The LC Even Better Looking The Lexus LC 500 was released three years ago to a hell of a lot of fanfare because it’s one hell of a good looking car with just the perfect amount of performance. Turns out, though, that it can be i...
09:48, 08/15/2019

GM And Ford Are Hunkering Down For A Recession Everyone’s batten down the hatches for rougher times ahead. That’s the theme for The Morning Shift for Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Cheery, I know....
09:48, 08/15/2019

'We Have Finished the Book in Season 2,' Says Sacred Games Writer Sacred Games writer Varun Grover on finishing the book in season 2, making changes, and trying to be more philosophical. Directors Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan reflect on the direction of Sacred....
10:12, 08/15/2019

Canadian Forces expected to send Hercules transport plane to Uganda for peacekeeping The CC-130 Hercules was one of three signature promises Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made to the United Nations when Canada hosted a major peacekeeping summit in November 2017....
10:12, 08/15/2019

Hickenlooper will end 2020 presidential run Thursday, according to source Facing the likelihood that he won’t make the stage at next month’s Democratic presidential debates, former two-term Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will end his 2020 run for the White House on Thursda...
10:12, 08/15/2019

Apple’s 2019 flagships could be the iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max Apple’s iPhone names have been a little weird lately. First, the company skipped the iPhone 9 altogether, simultaneously releasing the iPhone 8 and iPhone X. Then there was the iPhone XS, which tempte...
10:36, 08/15/2019

14 Years Ago, Matador Painted a Surprising Serial Killer Story in a Rainbow of Color Whether it’s superheroes, historical fiction, or survival horror, you can tell any kind of story in comics. More importantly, because comics require freezing specific instances in time, creators can p...
10:36, 08/15/2019

Todd Chrisley's Son Kyle Reveals They're No Longer Estranged and Offers Support Amid Indictment Todd Chrisley has found an unlikely supporter in his formerly estranged son, Kyle Chrisley. Despite years of conflict between the Chrisley patriarch and the 27-year-old, the pair have......
10:36, 08/15/2019

Nate Diaz smoked a CBD joint during his UFC 241 open workout, passed it to fans Nate Diaz, whose love of smoking pot is well known, had something special for his fans on Wednesday during his UFC 241 open workout.       ...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Zlatan scores twice as Galaxy end skid, beat FC Dallas 2-0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored two goals in the second half, and the LA Galaxy snapped their three-game MLS losing streak with a 2-0 victory over FC Dallas       ...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Stocks rattled, oil sinks as bond markets scream recession Asian stocks stumbled and oil prices extended a punishing sell-off on Thursday as investors feared an historic drop in long-term U.S. bond yields could portend a recession globally....
11:00, 08/15/2019

Texas police are searching for a serial 'Wedding Crasher'. She poses as a guest ... and then steals gifts Law enforcement officers in Texas are searching for a woman who arrives uninvited at weddings and steals gifts.        ...
11:24, 08/15/2019

Amazon faces online backlash in China for T-shirts with Hong Kong democracy slogans Chinese social media users directed their fury at online retailer Amazon.com on Thursday, after discovering T-shirts on its website sporting slogans that support anti-government protesters in Hong Kon...
11:48, 08/15/2019

Corbyn: Westminster should not block second Scotland poll Labour leader opposes UK breakup but says not parliament’s place to bar independence voteJeremy Corbyn has confirmed he believes Westminster should not block a second referendum on Scottish independen...
12:12, 08/15/2019

Carbon monoxide found in Sala's body 'raises questions' over crash Footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to harmful levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their private plane before it crashed into the Channel in January, air accident investiga...
12:12, 08/15/2019

China's Tencent Apologies For Saying Typhoon Killed "Nearly Everyone" Chinese internet giant Tencent has been forced to apologise after its video team reported that a typhoon had wiped out the entire population of a province in east China that is home to nearly 100......
12:36, 08/15/2019

US Congressman Says Humanity Might Not Exist If Not For Rape And Incest Rep. Steve King said Wednesday that humanity might not exist if not for rape and incest, prompting the latest round of outrage at the Iowa Republican, who has a long history of making inflammatory......
12:36, 08/15/2019

Justin Trudeau Says He Takes Responsibility For Ethics Breach Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday acknowledged ethics breaches highlighted by an investigation that found he arm-twisted his attorney general to settle a criminal case...
12:36, 08/15/2019

US Congressman Asks If Humans Would Have Survived Without Rape, Incest Controversial Republican congressman Steve King set off yet another firestorm on Wednesday when he questioned whether the world's human population would exist if rape and incest did not occur......
12:36, 08/15/2019

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail For New York On Zero-Emissions Yacht Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail on Wednesday for New York, heading for a UN summit on a zero-emissions yacht skippered by a member of Monaco's ruling family....
12:36, 08/15/2019

Independence Day 2019: 9 Restaurant Deals In Delhi And Mumbai To Enjoy And Indulge Tricoloured dishes, varied cuisines, innovative desserts, these restaurants have really upped their culinary game to make sure you enjoy the biggest festival of India....
13:00, 08/15/2019

Google Assistant now lets you assign reminders to other people Google Assistant will soon be able to assign reminders for up to six people in a household, sending notifications to smartphones and Home speakers.Read More...
13:00, 08/15/2019

Christian Pulisic backs Chelsea's Tammy Abraham to overcome penalty shoot-out heartache Christian Pulisic believes Tammy Abraham is strong enough to put his penalty shoot-out heartache behind him after Chelsea lost the Super Cup Final in Istanbul ....
13:00, 08/15/2019

'Hate will not overcome love', El Paso shooting memorial attendees told With “El Paso Strong” shirts on and with the sun setting behind them, thousands of people crowded into a baseball stadium in the town on Wednesday evening to remember the 22 people killed by a gunman ...
13:24, 08/15/2019

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, others Scores of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file l...
13:24, 08/15/2019

Video: How Verstappen has depleted Red Bull's pool Max Verstappen has been stunning form in Formula 1, but are his performances giving Red Bull - which needs four drivers for the two teams it owns - a headache?...
13:24, 08/15/2019

Install the Windows August 2019 Update Right Now Windows 10 users: Take a few moments and check that you’ve installed Microsoft’s August 2019 security updates on your PC. While you’ve probably already been prompted to update your system, it never hu...
13:49, 08/15/2019

No, That Email About the Apple Card Wasn't a Phishing Attempt Whenever you receive an email that’s allegedly from a company, but it’s asking you to click a link and confirm some piece of information said company should already be very familiar with, you have eve...
13:49, 08/15/2019

Rebel Tories agree to meet Corbyn to stop no-deal Brexit SNP, Plaid and Green MPs willing to talk but Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson dismissiveRebel Conservative MPs have agreed to meet Jeremy Corbyn to discuss how to stop Boris Johnson pursuing a no-deal Brexit...
13:49, 08/15/2019

Phoebe Waller-Bridge says she is writing new feature film and plans to direct it Fleabag and Killing Eve creator says she ‘blatantly will end up’ acting in her film Phoebe Waller-Bridge is working on a new feature film that she intends to direct and will likely end up acting in.Th...
13:49, 08/15/2019

U.S. Seeks to Reassure Afghan Military Amid Uncertainty Over a Peace Deal The leader of the American and NATO missions in Afghanistan denied reports that support was being pulled back in anticipation of an agreement with the Taliban....
14:36, 08/15/2019

Huge iPhone 11 leak reveals surprising new details no one expected In all likelihood, we’re now less than one month away from Apple’s big press conference at which it will finally unveil the iPhone 11 series. Now believed to be named the iPhone 11, iPhone...
14:37, 08/15/2019

Corbyn told to drop 'ego' as temporary PM plan rejected Jeremy Corbyn has been told there is no time to "muck about with people's egos" after his plan to become a temporary prime minister in order to avoid a no-deal Brexit was rejected....
14:37, 08/15/2019

Patrick Swayze's widow shares story about his abusive mother: She would lay into him Patrick Swayze's widow, Lisa Niemi, opens up about the late actor's troubled childhood in new documentary "I Am Patrick Swayze."        ...
15:24, 08/15/2019

China notes Trump comment on Hong Kong: foreign ministry China has noted U.S. President Trump's comment that Beijing needs to resolve the crisis in Hong Kong on its own, the foreign ministry said in a statement on Thursday....
15:24, 08/15/2019

Moved Top Court To Ensure Error-Free Citizens List: Assam Chief Minister Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today defended his government's decision to appeal to the Supreme Court for sample re-verification of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), saying it.....
15:26, 08/15/2019

With "Sabka Vishwas", Centre Aims To Meet People's Aspirations: PM Modi The BJP-led NDA government is working to meet people's aspirations in its second term after addressing their needs in the last five years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said this morning, asserting it....
15:26, 08/15/2019

PM Modi Hits Back At Critics In Independence Day Speech: Foreign Media Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hit back at critics of his government's decision to revoke Kashmir's autonomy, saying its special status had only led to terrorism and corruption....
15:26, 08/15/2019

|FromaclassicnoveltoaChristmasrom-com–Hereare5trailersyoumustwatch! From a classic novel adaptation, a drama inspired by an actor's real-life to a romantic Christmas movie – here's a look at what's coming to cinemas soon....
15:48, 08/15/2019

Corteva forecasts higher revenue growth for 2020 and beyond Corteva Inc on Thursday raised its revenue growth forecast for 2020 and beyond to a range of 4% to 6%, citing expectations of higher pesticide sales....
15:48, 08/15/2019

The best cheap Fitbit sale prices and deals in August 2019 We've got you covered all the latest cheap Fitbit deals today with loads of sale prices compared at top retailers for every model still available. We'll tell you all about the standard Fitbi...
15:48, 08/15/2019

Motorola One Action leak teases mysterious 'Action Cam' rear lens Motorola is really embracing the Motorola One series, as the Motorola One Vision was released in May 2019 and we've already heard rumors about its two successors. The first is the Motorola One Zo...
15:48, 08/15/2019

Nikon Z6, Fujifilm X-T3, Canon EOS RP and others grab the gongs at the EISA Awards Many of the biggest photo players have scooped awards for their most recent products and innovations at this year's Expert Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) Awards.Each year, 55 journalists an...
15:48, 08/15/2019

Tell the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau That Debt Collectors Shouldn't Text You In May, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed new rules for debt collectors. This update to the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, which hasn’t been updated since its development in 1977...
16:12, 08/15/2019

The Trendiest Fitness Class Now: Working Out Alone at Home Virtual fitness classes have grown past the novelty phase, with millions of people using apps and internet-connected gear to exercise at home. Gyms are fighting back....
16:36, 08/15/2019

Chinese paramilitary forces are gathered near Hong Kong border China has deployed large numbers of paramilitary personnel close to the border with Hong Kong, in what observers say is intended to send a message to protesters in the Asian financial hub....
16:36, 08/15/2019

Parents, it’s okay for your kids to see you missing them. It might even be a good thing. In trying to protect my daughter from my sadness and how much I would miss her, I missed an opportunity to bond with her before she transitioned into the next stage of her life....
16:36, 08/15/2019

Trump Presses Israel to Block Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib He said on Twitter while Israeli officials were deliberating the matter that “it would show great weakness if Israel allowed Rep. Omar and Rep. Tlaib to visit.”...
16:36, 08/15/2019

A look at the Windows 10 exploit Google Zero disclosed this week As you can see, we're an unprivileged local user who's not allowed to monkey with things under C:WindowsSystem32. [credit: Jim Salter ...
16:36, 08/15/2019

Indian Prime Minister Modi Defends Move to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status (NEW DELHI) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government’s controversial measure to strip the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provision...
16:36, 08/15/2019

China softens stance on trade after saying it has to take counter-measures to US tariffs "We hope the U.S. side will meet China half-way, and implement the consensus reached by the two leaders during their meeting in Osaka," China's spokesperson at the foreign ministry Hua Chunying s...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Here's what Pinocchio would be as a horror film, as if a reanimated doll wasn't scary enough Pinocchio could easily be creepy as hell. A childless woodworker makes a puppet and wishes he were real, only to wake up and see that that doll had become animated. Can you imagine a real-life Toy Sto...
17:00, 08/15/2019

11 Incredibly Useful Websites You Might Not Know About The internet is a big place, and there’s no shame in not having gotten around to exploring every last corner of it—but just in case you’ve missed out on some of the very best sites the web has to offe...
17:24, 08/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly appeared positive before death, told lawyer he'd see him soon Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was reportedly upbeat and optimistic — or, alternatively, "delusional" — during his final hours alive, with officials contending Epstein gave no indication he'd ...
17:48, 08/15/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. consumer spending strong; manufacturing struggling U.S. retail sales surged in July as consumers bought a range of goods even as they cut back on motor vehicle purchases, which could help to assuage financial market fears that the economy was heading ...
17:48, 08/15/2019

2 teens busted in string of attacks on Jewish men in Brooklyn Police arrested two teens in connection with a string of attacks on Hasidic Jewish men in Brooklyn earlier in the week, authorities said Thursday. Deandre Diagle and Michael Bellevue, both 19, were na...
17:48, 08/15/2019

Testing Android smartphones has made my iPhone feel old and slow It's hard to not come to the conclusion that Apple is being blown away in terms of performance, power, and usability by Android devices that cost far less than the iPhone....
18:12, 08/15/2019

Stock market seesaws as recession fears mix with upbeat data Stocks rose in choppy trading on Thursday but then fell back again as investors tried to balance strong July retail sales data and Walmart’s upbeat results with continuing concerns about the economy s...
18:12, 08/15/2019

The New Cigarette Warnings Are Disturbing. See for Yourself. Weakened by court battles with major tobacco companies, the F.D.A. has softened its depictions of smoking-related illnesses required for cigarette packs....
18:36, 08/15/2019

Israel Blocks Visit by Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib Israel barred Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country following pressure from President Trump, who said allowing them entry “would show great weakness.”...
18:36, 08/15/2019

Iranian supertanker released by Gibraltar, despite last-minute US attempt to seize it An Iranian supertanker has been released by Gibraltar Thursday after being held for more than a month on suspicions that it was trying to provide crude oil to Bashar Assad’s Syrian regime....
18:36, 08/15/2019

Man Identified as Guard Drives Car Into Crowd of Anti-ICE Protesters at Rhode Island Prison A man in a truck drove into a crowd of peaceful anti-Immigration and Customs Enforcement protesters outside a prison run by ICE in Central Falls, RI, on Wednesday night. People in the crowd claimed th...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Trevor Noah: 'I think Donald Trump is trying to deport Melania' The Daily Show host re-examines Trump’s immigration policy crackdowns and concludes: they all target his wifeFollowing another immigration crackdown by the Trump administration – this week, it moved t...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Beijing’s game plan for stifling the Hong Kong protests is now clear | Sebastian Veg Manipulation of public opinion and pressure on the region’s businesses, universities and judiciary are part of the strategyAs protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition law enter their ...
19:00, 08/15/2019

India independence day celebration takes place under strict security in Kashmir Drones and helicopters fly above heavily fortified cricket stadium as Indian flag unfurledA ceremony in Kashmir to mark India’s independence day had been held under strict security inside a heavily fo...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Kremlin lauds 'heroes' who landed plane in cornfield after gull strike Pilots to get state awards for safe landing outside Moscow having collided with flock of birdsThe Kremlin has lauded two Russian pilots as heroes and said they would be given state awards after they l...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Trudeau announces $11.4 million in flood protection funding for Fredericton The federal money is meant to help the New Brunswick capital better protect key transportation systems and municipal infrastructure so essential services can continue during floods....
19:24, 08/15/2019

U.S. fails in last-minute bid to seize Iranian oil supertanker The United States applied to seize an Iranian oil supertanker impounded in Gibraltar. The ship has been released.        ...
19:48, 08/15/2019

Rat BBQ, a local delicacy is available in a few places in Cambodia Barbecued field rats are not everybody's idea of a tasty treat, but in Cambodia's rural Battambang province they are popular as a cheap, quick snack.        ...
19:48, 08/15/2019

John Hickenlooper ends his presidential bid, but opens door for Senate run Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper ended his longshot campaign for the Democratic nomination for president Thursday — but left the door open for a possible Senate run. “This morning, I’m annou...
19:48, 08/15/2019

Trump: Israel shouldn’t let Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib visit ​President Trump called on Israel to bar an upcoming visit by progressive Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib because of their support for an international boycott of ​the ​​Jewish state. ̶...
19:48, 08/15/2019

Philadelphia shooting: Frantic audio captures moment gunman opens fire on cops Frantic Philadelphia police dispatch audio captures the tense moments a suspected gunman battled cops in an hours-long standoff — wounding six officers and trapping two others inside the buildin...
19:48, 08/15/2019

IRS staffer pleads guilty to giving Michael Cohen’s confidential info to Avenatti An IRS staffer whom authorities accused of leaking confidential financial information about Michael Cohen to Michael Avenatti has pleaded guilty to accessing and distributing that information illegall...
19:48, 08/15/2019

American flags lowered to half-staff on Jeffrey Epstein’s private islands The American flags on Jeffrey Epstein’s private Caribbean island have been lowered to half-staff in the wake of his apparent suicide behind bars, according to a new report. Boat captain Kelly Quinn, o...
19:48, 08/15/2019

Jeremy Corbyn calls for anti-Brexit coalition to oust government, install him as temporary PM U.K.’s top left-winger is calling for anti-Brexit members of the governing Conservative Party to back him in ousting new Prime Minister Boris Johnson – and install him as a temporary replacement to th...
19:48, 08/15/2019

John Hickenlooper Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign (DENVER) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, and says he’s giving “serious thought” to running for t...
20:12, 08/15/2019

Don’t Get Cocky: Study Finds Trump’s Chances of ‘Running a Boston’ on Election Day Are Slim to None No matter how unpopular Donald Trump is (approval rating at last check a mere 42 percent), there’s many a pundit predicting the Electoral College will come through for him and his re-election hopes co...
20:12, 08/15/2019

Why the Aosta Valley is this season's must-visit ski resort Eyeing up an early ski booking? Forget France or Austria, check out a corner of north-west Italy that's set to host the world's second biggest ski resort, says Mike MacEacheran...
20:12, 08/15/2019

Want to travel to space? Virgin Galactic unveils ‘Spaceport America’ mission control Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is unveiling its mission control for space tourism: Spaceport America.       ...
20:36, 08/15/2019

Daphne Oz Gives Birth to Baby No. 4 It's finally time to meet Daphne Oz's bundle of joy! The MasterChef Junior judge and husband John Jovanovic welcomed their fourth child together, a daughter named Giovanna Ines......
20:36, 08/15/2019

Danny Masterson Slams Lawsuit Filed By Sexual Assault Accusers as ''Beyond Ridiculous'' Danny Masteron is fighting back against a lawsuit filed by four of his sexual assault accusers. According to documents obtained by E! News, the women are suing Masterson, the Church of......
20:36, 08/15/2019

Creep snapped photos under woman’s skirt in Queens subway station: cops A creep followed a woman into a Queens subway station and snapped a cellphone photo up her skirt, police said. The stranger followed the 52-year-old victim into the 46th Street No. 7 station near Quee...
20:36, 08/15/2019

A run on gas masks: Hong Kong protesters circumvent crackdown on protective gear Items crucial for withstanding violent clashes and tear gas are in short supply, as authorities disrupt the flow of protective equipment into the territory....
20:36, 08/15/2019

Chinese youth, fed ‘officially sanctioned fake news,’ vilify Hong Kong peers Censors usually go to great lengths to scrub China’s parallel media universe, but authorities are allowing news about protests this week. They are, however, trying to make sure that mainlanders get on...
20:36, 08/15/2019

Fast, low and hard to stop: North Korea’s missile tests crank up the threat level President Trump has brushed off North Korea’s resumption of missile launches, but the volley of tests in the past four months has significantly raised the country’s military capabilities, experts say....
20:36, 08/15/2019

China to counter latest U.S. tariffs as Trump vows deal on U.S. terms China on Thursday vowed to counter the latest U.S. tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods but called on the United States to meet it halfway on a potential trade deal, as U.S. President Donald Trump...
20:36, 08/15/2019

Trump says any trade deal with China must be on 'our terms': radio interview Any trade deal the United States makes with China must be on U.S. terms, Donald Trump said on Thursday, as Beijing prepared to take countermeasures in response to the Republican U.S. president's lates...
20:36, 08/15/2019

Ask the Captain: Is my pet safe in the cargo hold? Why do planes turn soon after takeoff? This week, Captain John Cox explains how to plan a trip so your pet stays comfortable in the cargo hold and why planes make turns right after takeoff.       ...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Miley Cyrus' sister Brandi rips paparazzi for tailing them on getaway with Kaitlynn Carter Miley Cyrus' sister Brandi Cyrus opened up about paparazzi "ruining" their vacation with Kaitlynn Carter amid Liam Hemsworth breakup news.        ...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Ontario government to make product producers responsible for Blue Box program Environment Minister Jeff Yurek says the move will encourage the industry to change how it packages products to cut down on waste that is sent to landfills....
21:00, 08/15/2019

'I thought we were the unlucky ones': the experimental treatment that inspired a murder mystery Angie Kim’s debut Miracle Creek is a dissection of US healthcare and immigration, wrapped in a courtroom thriller. She talks about her son’s medical crisis, ‘goose fathers’ and Trump’s slursTwice a da...
21:24, 08/15/2019

Social media bots are damaging our democracy Social media has become our town crier. When major news breaks, roughly two-thirds of American adults now find out about it online in real-time. But the aftermath of the week's third mass shootin...
21:24, 08/15/2019

Dems throw Senate fight for a (Hicken)loop 2020 candidate and former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper withdraws from the presidential race but is giving "serious thought" towards a Senate run....
21:24, 08/15/2019

Political talks sweeten Argentina markets after grim rout Argentine markets on Thursday reacted positively to signs that political leaders from both parties were determined to control an economic crisis sparked by a shock primary-election result that wiped o...
21:24, 08/15/2019

Autocar Heroes: BMW E30 M3 vs M3 CSL vs M2 Competition - what's the best M Car ever? Three iconic models from BMW's M Division go head-to-head-to-head to settle once and for all which is the best So which is it to be? What is the greatest ever product of BMW's performance arm, the M ...
21:24, 08/15/2019

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland China....
21:48, 08/15/2019

| Felix has new-look Atletico dreaming of La Liga glory again Atletico Madrid began the summer by losing six of their best players but are ending it with greater belief than ever they can beat Real Madrid and Barcelona to the La Liga title....
21:48, 08/15/2019

| Ozil, Kolasinac in contention for Arsenal return Arsenal manager Unai Emery will have Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac available for Burnley's visit to the Emirates after the pair returned to training....
21:48, 08/15/2019

Nora Quoirin died of starvation after week in jungle, investigators believe Police say no evidence of kidnapping in case of London teenager who disappeared from eco-resort on 3 AugustThe autopsy of Nora Quoirin, the 15-year-old who went missing in the Malaysian jungle, has co...
21:48, 08/15/2019

Here's The Bugatti EB110-Inspired Centodieci Before You're Supposed To See It Remember how you were complaining that Bugatti just didn’t make an expensive enough car for you, and how whatever they do make sure feels out of place if you try to take it to Radwood? Buddy, are you ...
21:48, 08/15/2019

When I Grow Up, I Want To Be A McLaren GT The McLaren GT, to me, is like a rich person’s Toyota Avalon except with a lot less practicality and a lot more style. (Also, more speed.) It’s the grand tourer of the lineup, with softer facial featu...
21:48, 08/15/2019

Jay-Z defends NFL partnership as Eric Reid accuses him of helping bury Kaepernick’s career Asked about working with the NFL despite the fact that Kaepernick, whom he has supported in the past, is still unsigned, Jay-Z said, “This is the next phase.”...
22:12, 08/15/2019

Reps. Omar and Tlaib join a list of prominent figures barred by Israel Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar aren't the first politicians to be barred from entering the country. Here are other prominent figures blacklisted by Israel....
22:12, 08/15/2019

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' hit with $395,000 fine over emergency tones in skit Simulated wireless alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" skit making fun of a presidential alert test have cost Walt Disney Co's ABC $395,000 in civil fines with the U.S. Federal Communications C...
22:12, 08/15/2019

Southwest expands Hawaii flights with $99 fares as tourists flock to the islands Southwest Airlines is expanding its Hawaii network with more flights from cities in California and between islands, pushing down competitor's shares....
22:12, 08/15/2019

Luckin Coffee CFO: Trade war with US will hit Chinese consumer confidence 'at some point' The chief financial officer of Luckin Coffee — Starbucks' challenger for the Chinese coffee market — said Thursday that the trade war will hit consumer confidence....
22:12, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Treasury, investment-grade and money funds attract $15 bln in risk-aversion week Investors rushed into their favorite safe-haven assets such as Treasuries, investment-grade corporate bonds and money market funds in the latest week, which was marked by rising tensions over the U.S....
22:36, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 1-'Jimmy Kimmel Live' hit with $395,000 fine over emergency tones in skit Simulated wireless alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" skit making fun of a presidential alert test have cost Walt Disney Co's ABC $395,000 in civil fines with the U.S. Federal Communications C...
22:36, 08/15/2019

FCC fines ABC $395K over 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' emergency alert tones The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday said Walt Disney Co's ABC unit has agreed to pay a $395,000 civil penalty after an October 2018 episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" used a simulated wirel...
22:36, 08/15/2019

Check out exclusive new photos from fall's most must-see movies From evil clowns to Brad Pitt in space to J.Lo's stripper crew, here's our exclusive peek at the fall movies you'll want to mark on your calendar.        ...
22:36, 08/15/2019

NFLPA rings alarm bell on potential 2021 work stoppage The tremors for a potential work stoppage in the mighty NFL are starting to be felt with more force. A shock came through the system when the Players Association recently sent out a “work stoppage gui...
23:00, 08/15/2019

How Lonzo Ball dropped Big Baller Brand reality to LaVar Ball Well, someone had to break the news to LaVar Ball. In a preview for the upcoming season of “Ball in the Family,” Lonzo Ball is seen giving dad LaVar a dose of tough love about the current ...
23:00, 08/15/2019

Bryson DeChambeau: Brooks Koepka would ‘kick my ass’ Bryson DeChambeau continued his declarations of honesty when the overtly analytical golfer admitted that his rival, the muscle-bound Brooks Koepka, would “kick my ass” if the two actually got in...
23:00, 08/15/2019

Winning Triathletes DQ'd From Olympic Test Event For Crossing Finish Line Hand-In-Hand British triathletes Jess Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown took the top two spots of the podium at a heat-shortened triathlon in Tokyo on Thursday, raising their hands together as they snapped the fi...
23:24, 08/15/2019

The Skins Have The Amazing Ability To Complicate And Worsen Any Injury To Their Players Colt McCoy was the presumptive favorite to earn the not-especially-coveted starting quarterback job in Washington during training camp. That race appears to be up in the air today, after head coach Ja...
23:24, 08/15/2019

Norway suspends cash for Amazon fund over dispute with Brazil Norway has suspended funding that was supporting measures to curb deforestation in Brazil after the South American country blocked the operations of a fund receiving the aid, the Norwegian ministry of...
23:24, 08/15/2019

Traveling to Hong Kong? Here's what you need to know Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thous...
23:48, 08/15/2019

Two teens water-skied 62 miles across Lake Michigan from Wisconsin to Michigan Most teens dream of doing something absolutely epic before going off to college. Madelyn Hendrikse and Braden Dirkse made that dream a reality by water-skiing across Lake Michigan....
23:48, 08/15/2019

Oil slides 1.4% on recession fears, China's trade threats Oil prices fell more than 1% on Thursday, extending the previous session's 3% drop, pressured by mounting recession concerns and a surprise boost in U.S. crude inventories....
23:48, 08/15/2019

Bolsonaro: Merkel should use money to reforest Germany Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says Germany should focus on its own environmental challenges as the far-right leader fires back at criticism of his policies...
23:48, 08/15/2019

Norway stops Amazon fund contribution in dispute with Brazil Norway has suspended donations supporting projects to curb deforestation in Brazil after the country's right-wing government blocked operations of a fund receiving the aid, the Norwegian ministry of c...
00:12, 08/16/2019

Google employees refuse to be ‘complicit’ in any contracts with border control, ICE More than 600 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for US Customs and Border Protection....
00:12, 08/16/2019

Former NASCAR driver Earnhardt Jr. ‘safe’ after plane crash in Tennessee: sister The NASCAR television analyst and former driver's sister, Kelley Earnhardt Miller, tweeted that "everyone is safe and has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation."...
00:36, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 2-'Jimmy Kimmel Live' hit with $395,000 fine over emergency tones in skit Simulated wireless alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" skit making fun of a presidential alert test have cost Walt Disney Co's ABC $395,000 in civil fines with the U.S. Federal Communications C...
00:36, 08/16/2019

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 2: How to Swallow a Plateful of Opinions You know the old adage, “opinions are like assholes; everybody has one?” Well, apparently, the same holds true for diet plans—everyone is sure they have the answer and is insistent that theirs is the ...
00:36, 08/16/2019

Trump’s Going to Be Big Mad: Fox News Poll Show the President’s Disapproval Numbers Near All-Time High No power group can last forever: Destiny’s Child broke up. So did the Fat Boys and Van Jones and black people. So it’s only fitting that Fox News and the president’s relationship would be coming to an...
00:36, 08/16/2019

The top 10 most ridiculous names of sporting events and tournaments Add another interesting name to the bowl game lineup. Tropical Smoothie Cafe is new title sponsor of Frisco Bowl. We rank the top 10 craziest names.       ...
00:36, 08/16/2019

Kentucky sports radio host writing book that bashes Mitch McConnell Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones is writing a travelogue book dedicated to politically rebuking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.       ...
00:36, 08/16/2019

Apex Legends Players Are Teaming Up To Ruin Solo Mode Apex Legends’ limited-time solo mode provides an enjoyable change of pace from the frantic, team focused default. It’s a chance to be more tactical. Unfortunately, solo mode is being completely ruined...
01:00, 08/16/2019

La Liga back on TV in UK & Ireland: ITV to show Athletic vs Barcelona on Friday Fans of LaLiga in the UK and Ireland will be able to watch the competition after all as ITV announced plans to show one game per week, starting with Barcelona's trip to Athletic Club on Friday night....
01:24, 08/16/2019

ECB transgender policy: England and Wales Cricket Board not expecting to make significant changes The England and Wales Cricket Board will conduct a "business as usual" review into its transgender policy but the governing body is not expecting to announce significant changes....
01:24, 08/16/2019

Tammy Abraham abuse after missing Chelsea penalty sees Kick It Out call on Twitter to outline plan to tackle online racism Kick It Out have called on Twitter and their social media counterparts to outline their plan to tackle racism after Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham was allegedly targeted with racial abuse following las...
01:24, 08/16/2019

QPR's support for race victims after U18s walk off pitch during friendly in Spain QPR will continue to support and monitor the welfare of their Under-18 players after they were alleged to have suffered racist abuse and walked off the pitch during a friendly in Spain....
01:24, 08/16/2019

Maybe Steny Hoyer Should Keep Ilhan Omar's Name Out of His Mouth House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is one of Israel’s most fervid allies in the Democratic Party, if not all of D.C. Despite being the second-most-powerful Democrat in the House, for example, Hoyer gle...
01:24, 08/16/2019

Cardi B Interviewed Bernie Sanders in a Nail Salon and We Love It!!! Cardi B, a supporter of Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, brought her fans into the center of the 2020 arena during an interview with Sanders at a Detroit nail salon,...
01:24, 08/16/2019

BMW revives 'lost' concept car Concept cars -- after making the auto show rounds -- typically end up in an automaker's museum. But in 1970, BMW lost a concept car -- it just disappeared. But with today's technology and a ...
01:48, 08/16/2019

Applied Materials does not expect memory chip recovery before 2020 Applied Materials Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday but the chip gear maker cautioned that recovery in the memory chip market is unlikely before 2020....
01:48, 08/16/2019

Nvidia revenue tops expectations on strength in video gaming, auto units Nvidia Corp's quarterly revenue beat Wall Street estimates on Thursday despite falling from a year earlier, benefiting from a better-than-expected performance of its gaming and automotive chips busine...
01:48, 08/16/2019

‘Good Boys’ review: R-rated kid flick is a raunchy laugh riot As the aunt of a 12-year-old boy, I constantly stress over what’s appropriate: a carelessly dropped F-bomb can have me feeling guilty for days. But after “Good Boys,” I’m wondering if I’ve been overca...
01:48, 08/16/2019

Autosport Podcast: F1's 2020 driver market silly season explained Whether Alex Albon can retain his Red Bull seat and how Mercedes will decide between Valtteri Bottas and Esteban Ocon are the key questions in Formula 1's 2020 driver market...
02:36, 08/16/2019

Overstock C.E.O. Takes Aim at ‘Deep State’ After Romance With Russian Agent Patrick Byrne said in an interview that he was still “quite fond” of Maria Butina, who is now in prison, and that she “should go home and be president of Russia one day.’’...
02:36, 08/16/2019

Nearly half of patients keep information about sexual assault, depression from doctors Nearly half of patients who've survived a sexual assault, faced threats of domestic violence, struggled with depression or thought about committing suicide has not reported these experiences during a ...
02:36, 08/16/2019

Coast Guard finds 43 bales of pot worth $1M floating off California The U.S. Coast Guard found 1,300 pounds of plastic-wrapped marijuana floating in the ocean near Santa Catalina Island off the California coast.        ...
02:36, 08/16/2019

She dumped 7 newborn puppies in the garbage. Now she'll go to jail California woman Deborah Sue Culwell was recorded tossing seven newborn puppies into a recycling bin. She pleaded guilty in court Wednesday.        ...
02:36, 08/16/2019

Philadelphia gunman in custody after standoff A gunman who opened fire on police Wednesday as they were serving a drug warrant in Philadelphia, wounding six officers is in police custody, after a long standoff.       ...
02:36, 08/16/2019

Here’s how to find ‘Ignored’ games in your Steam collection Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Steam recently rolled out a new option on its store to help so...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Hands-on: The Unihertz Titan is a delightful homage to the BlackBerry Passport Phones are interesting again. Manufacturers, predominantly Chinese in origin, are designing quirky devices that target select, often narrow, demographics. A great example of this is the Unihertz Titan...
03:00, 08/16/2019

What your sleeping position says about your personality Odds are if you like “Modern Family” and call yourself an early bird — you sleep on your back, according to new research. The study examined the way respondents sleep and split respondents into three ...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Dozens of Midwest teens hospitalized with lung injuries, breathing problems from vaping More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them. The Minnesota Department of H...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Barty and Sakkari to meet after marathon wins in Cincinnati Top seed Ash Barty overcame 49 unforced errors and a stiff challenge from Anett Kontaveit to reach the quarter-finals with a 4-6 7-5 7-5 win of the Cincinnati Masters on Thursday....
03:00, 08/16/2019

U.S. migrant holding centres clearing up with fewer detentions: official With fewer immigrants and more detention space, people apprehended along the U.S.-Mexico border won't be subject to the squalid, overcrowded conditions criticized earlier this year, said the acting se...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Ancient Artefacts From India Repatriated In UK On Independence Day Two ancient artefacts stolen from India many years ago were repatriated by a joint US-UK investigation team to coincide with the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at the Indian High Commission on......
03:24, 08/16/2019

Tamil Nadu Honours ISRO Chief K Sivan With APJ Abdul Kalam Award In recognition of his stellar work in promotion of science and technology, Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K Sivan was on Thursday awarded the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Award by the Tamil Nadu......
03:24, 08/16/2019

100 Injured In 10 Minutes During Uttarakhand Stone-Throwing Festival Devotees turned up in large numbers at the Devidhura temple in Uttarakhand's Champawat district on Thursday and threw stones at each other to celebrate Bagwal, a festival in which blood is shed to......
03:24, 08/16/2019

Eyeing offshore discovery, Suriname's state oil company plans bond sale Suriname's state-owned oil company is planning a bond sale next year to finance offshore oil exploration, its chief executive said on Thursday, as it seeks to capitalize on growing hype over neighbori...
03:24, 08/16/2019

WRAPUP 3-China warns it could quell Hong Kong protesters; Trump urges Xi to meet them Hong Kong braced for more mass protests over the weekend, even as China warned it could use its power to quell demonstrations and U.S. President Donald Trump urged his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping,...
03:24, 08/16/2019

Ackman confident portfolio can keep delivering strong returns -letter Billionaire investor William Ackman, whose portfolio has gained almost 50% this year, said his fund can keep delivering "high, long-term" returns and that he expects Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to he...
03:24, 08/16/2019

Signing the ‘Game of Thrones’ creators is a very risky bet for Netflix, and here’s why Any Emmys that David Benioff and Dan Weiss collect next month during the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony for their work shepherding HBO’s Game of Thrones into the international blockb...
03:24, 08/16/2019

Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling Indonesia's crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields....
03:24, 08/16/2019

You can now send reminders to your friends and family with Google Assistant I visit my family back in Alabama at least two or three times a year, and every time I travel home, I have to coordinate who I’m staying with, whose car I might be able to borrow, and who can ta...
03:48, 08/16/2019

One of the Galaxy Note 10’s best new features has already been hacked to run on other Samsung phones When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 10 at its Unpacked event last week, the company confirmed all the rumors that preceded the press conference, including reports that said the phone would feature d...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Hundreds filed lawsuits under Child Victims Act in New York Jeffrey Eskridge has spent 42 years dreaming of the moment he’d be able to strike back at the Roman Catholic priest who he says raped him repeatedly as a teenager. He finally got his chance Wednesday ...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and family survive fiery plane crash in Tennessee CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (NBC NEWS) – NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and 1-year-old daughter were transported to a hospital following a private plane crash at a Tennessee airport Thursda...
03:48, 08/16/2019

July 2019 officially Earth’s hottest month on record By Elisha Fieldstadt It wasn’t your imagination, July was in fact the hottest ever. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday announced that July 2019 was Earth’s hot...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Report: Levi’s, Wrangler, Lee seamstresses harassed, abused Pages from a report released from the Washington-based Worker Rights Consortium, photographed in Washington, Thursday, August 15, 2019. The report from labor rights groups says women sewing blue jeans...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Trial set for 82-year-old charged in bank robbery in Tucson PHOENIX (AP) — An Oct. 8 trial has been scheduled for an 82-year-old man charged with bank robbery in the January 2018 holdup of a Tucson credit union. Robert Krebs has pleaded not guilty to the feder...
03:48, 08/16/2019

City, county officials celebrate completion of $19 million road project TUCSON – Tucson and Pima County officials will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the completion of the Valencia Road- Wilmot Road to Kolb Road improvement project. The ceremony w...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Advice for the End of the World: Lasik, Water Storage, and Musings On Fertility For former Jezebel staffer Ellie Shechet, it is nearly always time to freak out. Doom—personal, professional, planetary—awaits, beckoning at the wings. No one has exactly asked for her advice, but we ...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Update Your Pet's Microchip Information Today It’s smart to get your pet microchipped so you can be reunited if they’re ever lost, but don’t forget that there’s another step in that plan: keeping your information up to date so that whoever finds ...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Trump blames mass shootings on mentally ill, calls for more mental institutions President Donald Trump said on Thursday he supports meaningful background checks for gun buyers, but he said that those responsible for recent mass shootings were mentally ill and the United States sh...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Mars, Nestle, other food companies face complaints of forced labor at palm oil supplier In another supply chain controversy for chocolate makers, petitions filed with U.S. Customs and Border Protection ask for a ban on the Malaysian company's palm oil and any products containing it. Comp...
03:48, 08/16/2019

CVS, Pill Club wage public feud over birth control rates; some shoppers boycott Some CVS shoppers and Pill Club members are calling for a boycott of the drugstore chain, causing hashtags #BoycottCVS and #CVSDeniesCare to trend.       ...
04:12, 08/16/2019

J.C. Penney looks to reinvent itself with 'The Styling Room' and thredUP partnership J.C. Penney officials announced new pilot programs the company is testing as it looks to reinvent itself, including a partnership with thredUP.       ...
04:12, 08/16/2019

Antique firearms: gangs, guns and untraceable ‘ghost bullets’ - podcast Kenneth Rosen on how British gangs are using a loophole in the law to get hold of antique firearms and untraceable bullets. Plus: Guardian editor-in-chief Katharine Viner on the 200th anniversary of t...
04:36, 08/16/2019

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the Facebook-owned ...
04:36, 08/16/2019

This Volkswagen/Audi Engine Ended Up In The Most Unlikely Mix Of Cars I know there’s lots of car engines that got stuffed into pretty much everything: the Iron Duke was shoved into everything from Camaros to mail trucks, and the original Volkswagen air-cooled flat-four ...
05:00, 08/16/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Taken To Hospital After His Plane Skids Off Runway, Catches Fire: Reports Retired NASCAR driver and current broadcaster Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife Amy Earnhardt were on a plane that crashed at a Tennessee airport and caught fire Thursday, according to news and social m...
05:00, 08/16/2019

Scuderia Glickenhaus' Steve McQueen-Style Baja Boot Revival Looks Righteous Movie producer turned small-batch supercar guy James Glickenhaus has had a team working on a new version of the “Baja Boot”–a badass 1960s dune buggy famously driven by Steve McQueen–with the goal of ...
05:00, 08/16/2019

T-Mobile again wins a gold star from JD Power for its customer service T-Mobile likes to pride itself on being an “Un-carrier” among its wireless industry peers, which stems from its belief that it has far and away better customer service than the other guys ...
05:24, 08/16/2019

Trump defends handling of economy, China at New Hampshire campaign rally President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his handling of the U.S. economy and trade war with China as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on his central claim for re-election - that he has mad...
05:24, 08/16/2019

Google employees accuse Border Patrol of 'torturing' immigrants, refuse to work with agencies Google employees are circulating a petition urging the tech giant to forgo any opportunities to work with several federal agencies “engaged in caging and torturing vulnerable people.”...
05:24, 08/16/2019

Governing by grievance, Trump wields official powers against political enemies The president’s unusual intervention encouraging Israel to bar American lawmakers from visiting underscores the scorched-earth approach he is taking toward his 2020 reelection bid....
05:48, 08/16/2019

El Paso mayor says Trump called him a RINO while visiting grieving city Mayor Dee Margo says the president used the term challenging his Republicanism after he corrected Trump about a crime statistic in his city. It was not the first time Trump and he have clashed....
05:48, 08/16/2019

Turning the Nintendo Switch into Android’s best gaming hardware Enlarge / Android on the Nintendo Switch. Just think of all the Nintendo apps you're missing out on. The Nintendo Switch is, basically, a game console made out of smartphone parts. The quad-core N...
06:12, 08/16/2019

Japanese shares extend losses on lingering growth fears Japanese shares extended their losses on Friday morning as global recession worries offset much of the relief stemming from an overnight rebound in Wall Street stocks....
06:36, 08/16/2019

EPA to reconsider plan to reauthorize use of 'cyanide bomb' coyote and fox traps The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it plans to reconsider a proposal allowing so-called cyanide bombs to control populations of wildlife that prey on livestock....
07:00, 08/16/2019

Giants will finally get to see what they have in Dexter Lawrence It was not much of a look for those interested in seeing how the very young defensive line is shaping up for the Giants. Rookie Dexter Lawrence and third-year Dalvin Tomlinson were on the field for on...
07:24, 08/16/2019

Ex-Knicks star John Starks: ‘I think it’s gonna be our year’ Months of dreaming were destroyed in minutes. Nine years after coming nowhere close to landing LeBron James — and 2010’s other A-list free agents — the Knicks again cleared cap space for two max-salar...
07:24, 08/16/2019

Jay-Z partnership is perfect cover for NFL’s ‘social justice’ pandering We hold this truth to be self-evident that with our nation in decay from an abandonment of common sense and the unwillingness of media to tell plain, indisputable truths, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodel...
07:24, 08/16/2019

Trump would love to make a trade deal with China ‘on our terms’ China on Thursday vowed to retaliate against any new tariffs in the trade war with the United States — even as it said it would be willing to meet the White House “halfway” on trade issues. Beijing’s ...
07:24, 08/16/2019

Fraudulent flyers posted in South Carolina state ” if a ICE officer knock on your door you have no right to say no” (WCBD)  Fake U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement flyers were plastered throughout North Charleston, South Carolina Wednesday. North Charleston Police said they received numerous calls about the f...
07:24, 08/16/2019

Trump Labor nominee Eugene Scalia fought OSHA ergonomics rules from their beginning Trump labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia fought Occupational Health and Safety Administration ergonomics regulations even before they were official....
07:24, 08/16/2019

Microsoft Confirms Your Cortana and Skype Recordings Aren't Private Either, Surprising No One At this point, if you don’t want strangers to listen to recordings from your devices, it’s looking like you may just have to go off the grid. On Thursday, Microsoft became the latest tech giant to adm...
07:24, 08/16/2019

50-Year Chemistry Mystery Solved by Wild New Carbon Ring Some precision chemistry performed atop a slice of table salt has given researchers unprecedented views of a controversial form of carbon.Read more......
07:24, 08/16/2019

This Smartphone App Can Quickly Detect Invisible Gas Pump Card Skimmers Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have developed a smartphone app that can quickly and accurately detect the presence of an illegal credit or...
07:24, 08/16/2019

Google Does Good Privacy Thing, Users Revolt If you own a Google Nest cam, you recently got an email from corporate explaining that you’ll no longer be able to turn off the status light on your camera. The status light is that little green glow ...
07:24, 08/16/2019

Influencer Violet Benson Denies Involvement in Tyler Cameron's Love Triangle With Gigi Hadid and Hannah Brown If three's a crowd, then social media influencer Violet Benson isn't down for a party of four. After Violet, who runs the popular Instagram account "Daddy Issues,"......
08:12, 08/16/2019

Dax Shepard Gets the Last Laugh Over Tabloid Report on His ''Addiction Issues'' and Marriage to Kristen Bell When it comes to Dax Shepard he is pretty much an open book. The actor frequently shares intimate details about his marriage, lifestyle and past struggles with drug addiction on his......
08:12, 08/16/2019

Data-mining for dark matter When Tracy Slatyer faced a crisis of confidence early in her educational career, Stephen Hawking’s “A Brief History of Time” and a certain fictional janitor at MIT helped to bolster her resolve. Sl...
08:12, 08/16/2019

French 'spiderman' climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests French "spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China and the territory as weeks of escalating pro-democ...
08:12, 08/16/2019

Indonesia president formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday formally proposed to parliament a plan to move the country's capital from Jakarta, on the crowded island of Java, to Kalimantan on the island of Borneo....
08:12, 08/16/2019

Beijing says US blacklisting China's largest nuclear power firm is 'just an excuse' "The US administration has abused the blacklist in the name of safeguarding US national security," Chinese state media said, citing similar tactics used on Chinese tech giant Huawei....
08:12, 08/16/2019

METALS-Shanghai nickel jumps, LME 3-mth spread at decade high amid supply worries Shanghai nickel prices surged, while a key indicator of supply shortage jumped to a decade high on Friday, amid ongoing worries about supplies disruption from top ore producer Indonesia....
08:36, 08/16/2019

Cuomo proposes NY law to treat mass-casualty hate crimes as domestic terrorism New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation Thursday that would treat mass-casualty hate crimes as domestic terrorism, with convicted perpetrators automatically sentenced to life in prison without...
09:00, 08/16/2019

How France’s champagne makers fooled Nazis — and helped turn the tide of WWII Next time you raise a glass of bubbly, you may want to consider raising one to the Champagne makers themselves. Moët & Chandon. Taittinger. They are among the most well-known brands in the world, but ...
09:00, 08/16/2019

Man dies from ‘Taco Tuesday’ eating competition at Minor League Baseball game A California man died from a taco eating competition during a Fresno Grizzlies baseball game. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
09:00, 08/16/2019

Norway detects radioactive iodine The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority on Thursday said "tiny amounts of radioactive iodine" had been detected at an air-filter station, one week after a mystery-shrouded explosion at a ...
09:24, 08/16/2019

Agent: Cousins has torn ACL; may miss season Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins could miss the entire season after team doctors confirmed he has a torn ACL in his left knee -- his third serious leg injury in the last year and a half....
09:48, 08/16/2019

U.S. women's soccer equal pay fight: What's the latest, and what's next? The USWNT's World Cup victory brought the issue of equal pay to the forefront in women's sports. What has happened so far? And where is it headed? All of your questions, answered....
09:48, 08/16/2019

Death row inmate eats cheesesteak, quotes Bible before being electrocuted A Tennessee inmate convicted of the 1986 murders of a mother and her 15-year-old daughter was executed on Thursday night — marking the third time the state has used the electric chair since Nove...
09:48, 08/16/2019

El Paso mayor says Trump called him ‘RINO’ aka ‘Republican in Name Only’ The mayor of El Paso claims that President Trump referred to him as a “RINO” — aka “Republican in Name Only” — during his visit to the grieving Texas city last week...
09:48, 08/16/2019

STAR Market tech board offers hope to Chinese venture capitalists When Chinese venture capital firm New Vision Capital invested in two startups focusing on cloud computing and micro-optics, the plan was to eventually take them public on the Nasdaq exchange....
10:12, 08/16/2019

Football transfer rumours: Michy Batshuayi to Roma? Today’s fluff don’t wanna be a tigerRoma are on the verge of sealing a move for Dejan Lovren, with Calciomercato reporting that Paulo Fonseca requested of his board that they provide him with a centra...
10:36, 08/16/2019

Record seaweed blooms cut tourism, hurt beaches in Florida, Caribbean Record amounts of seaweed this summer have caused historic damage to beaches and cut tourism in Florida, Mexico and the Caribbean, researchers and public officials say....
10:36, 08/16/2019

Realme 5 Pro, Realme 5 Specifications Revealed Ahead of August 20 Launch Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro key specifications revealed by Flipkart show quad rear cameras on both phones. Realme is launching the new handsets in India on August 20....
11:00, 08/16/2019

Ewan McGregor is in talks to bring back Obi-Wan for one of Disney+'s Star Wars shows Disney has proven, repeatedly, at this point that it’s not fucking around when it comes to giving potential subscribers a series of “Fiiiiiiine, we’ll try it” reasons to check out its upcoming streami...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Kevin Hart to star in a Meet The Parents-esque superhero movie According to Deadline, Kevin Hart is going to star in and produce a superhero comedy movie from Detective Pikachu writers Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit called Night Wolf. Deadline says it’s a “high co...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Netflix's first To All The Boys I've Loved Before sequel will be here just in time for Valentine's 2020 It’s no surprise that Netflix has been working on a sequel to To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before; not only was director Susan Johnson’s teen-focused rom-com a huge hit for the streaming service, but bo...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Joss Whedon's HBO series adds more cast, reveals more details about its weirdness If it seems like only a couple of weeks ago that we were amusing ourselves by saying out loud the names of the new characters who would be populating the universe of Joss Whedon’s new Victorian sci-fi...
11:00, 08/16/2019

And now for a short story told entirely through Blink-182 soundbites Nobody sounds quite like Tom DeLonge, which is presumably why that 10-hour loop of his verse from Blink-182's “I Miss You” went as viral as it did. Well, if you were a fan of that particular gag, ...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Surgical training programs not supportive of new parents (Reuters Health) - Surgical residents say it's tough to have children during their five years of intensive training due to a lack of flexibility in program requirements and lack of support from peers ...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring country confirmed its first case of the African swine ...
11:00, 08/16/2019

On Politics: Trump Urges Israel to Deny Entry to Congresswomen In an extraordinary step, President Trump urged Israel to bar Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country and visiting the West Bank....
11:36, 08/16/2019

Aprilia and Moto Guzzi Models Recalled For Brake Issues In USA Four models each of the Aprilia and Moto Guzzi have been recalled in USA for an issue with the front brake master cylinder. The total number of affected models is 1,701 units....
11:36, 08/16/2019

Opinion: Kyler Murray regresses in Cardinals' second preseason game, but better days ahead After an impressive debut last week, Arizona Cardinals rookie Kyler Murray regressed in his second NFL preseason game.       ...
11:36, 08/16/2019

Longoria, Rodriguez lead Giants in 7-0 victory over Arizona Evan Longoria had a 412-foot homer among his three hits and four RBIs, Dereck Rodriguez pitched seven strong innings in his first day back in the majors and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona D...
11:36, 08/16/2019

Foreign ministers of China, Japan, South Korea to hold talks amid trade, history tensions Top diplomats of South Korea and Japan plan to meet their Chinese counterpart in Beijing next week amid a flare-up in tension over trade and history, Seoul's foreign ministry said on Friday....
12:24, 08/16/2019

German Finance Minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership: Der Spiegel German Finance Minister and Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz will run for leadership of the center-right Social Democrats (SPD), a German magazine reported on Friday....
12:24, 08/16/2019

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas, beat up MDC supporters defying protest ban Zimbabwean police fired tear gas and beat up more than a 100 opposition supporters with batons on Friday after they defied a protest ban in central Harare, witnesses said....
12:24, 08/16/2019

'Nobody is not afraid': Chernobyl pilot recalls his fear 33 years ago More than three decades after he flew his helicopter above the radioactive volcano that was Chernobyl's nuclear reactor number four, the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, Mykola Volkozub rec...
12:24, 08/16/2019

Iran tanker may leave Gibraltar on Friday, U.S. legal bid still looms An Iranian tanker whose detention exacerbated frictions between Tehran and the West could sail free from British territory Gibraltar on Friday, though a U.S. request to halt its passage could drag the...
12:24, 08/16/2019