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The state capture commission on Wednesday heard that the cost estimates for 359 out of 1064 locomotives contracted to China South Rail by Transnet were excessive and with...

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"Process Incorrect": Mamata Banerjee "Saddened" By P Chidambaram Arrest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today criticised the way in which the investigative agencies handled the arrest former finance minister P Chidambaram last evening. The senior Congress leader was...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Jay Inslee, Dropping Out of 2020 Race, Will Run for Governor Again He ran on a message of fighting climate change, but failed to find much support in the polls. Now he intends to seek another term as governor of Washington....
15:24, 08/22/2019

VW CEO interested in buying Tesla stake, report says VW CEO Herbert Diess believes the automaker could profit from Tesla's competence in the fields of batteries and software, a German business magazine said....
15:24, 08/22/2019

Auto Companies Cut More Jobs, Halt Production To Tackle Slowdown: Report Toyota Motor and Hyundai Motor are the latest in a string of companies to halt production at plants to combat slumping sales, according to company memos....
15:24, 08/22/2019

Economy Doesn't Need Fiscal Stimulus To Tackle Slowdown: Top Official The GDP growth in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year came in at 5.8 per cent caused by slowdown in key sectors like agriculture, manufacturing and industry....
15:24, 08/22/2019

Floccinaucinihilipilification? RBI Governor Knows What It Means Central bank watchers were left scrambling this week for their dictionaries and Google searches to decipher parts of a speech by Governor Shaktikanta Das and minutes of the recent monetary policy......
15:24, 08/22/2019

Sensex Sheds Over 300 Points As Selloff In Financials, Metals Deepens Domestic stock markets registered sharp losses on Thursday hurt by a selloff across sectors. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 328.89 points to 36,731.48, and the broader NSE Nifty benchmark......
15:24, 08/22/2019

Walmart to reopen store where El Paso massacre took place with memorial for victims When the El Paso Walmart where 22 people were killed reopens in three to four months, the renovated property will have a memorial to the shooting victims, a company spokesman said Wednesday....
15:24, 08/22/2019

Slurp Alert! 5 Delicious Blueberry Desserts To Prepare At Home Craving sinful desserts that are easy to make, delicious yet different? Here is blueberry getting you all of that and more! Prepare beautiful blueberry cheesecake, pancakes, popsicles and more......
15:24, 08/22/2019

Woman who killed ‘Dirty John’ says she’s still struggling with PTSD: ‘I had to learn what happened to me’ Terra Newell’s life forever changed on Aug. 20, 2016, when she fatally stabbed her estranged stepfather John Meehan 13 times after he had attacked her in her apartment complex’s parking lot....
15:48, 08/22/2019

Remembering Peter Fonda as a Counterculture Star Peter Fonda was the son of old Hollywood royalty, and although he rejected the mantle of tinselly fame he stood to inherit from his father Henry Fonda, his own personal glamour was always something to...
15:48, 08/22/2019

Facebook releases new tool to block data gathering Soon you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet, or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather abou...
16:12, 08/22/2019

Plague-infected prairie dogs in Colorado pose health risk to humans, areas of wildlife refuge remain closed Parts of a wildlife refuge near Denver, Colorado remains closed after a colony of prairie dogs was infected with plague, a serious bacterial infection that can spread to humans, the U.S. Fish and Wild...
16:12, 08/22/2019

Art Laffer warns on negative rates, saying he'd borrow as much as he could for no-interest "If I could borrow without paying any interest, or ever pay the money back, I would borrow as much as I could, too," the 'Trumponomics' co-author says....
16:36, 08/22/2019

8-year-old takes parents' car on 87 mph joyride on Germany's autobahn: reports An 8-year-old boy took his parents’ car on an 87 mph joyride down a German high early Wednesday before eventually pulling over, putting his hazards on and placing an orange cone behind the car when he...
16:36, 08/22/2019

US government knows you’re buying opioids with Bitcoin — and it doesn’t like it The US government has released a series of advisory notes, one of which specifically looks at the role played by cryptocurrencies in the buying and selling of illegal substances such as fentanyl. Publ...
16:36, 08/22/2019

|SouthAfricatoseekbudgetspendingcutsasdebtclimbs South Africa is seeking to cut government budgets as it moves to contain debt after promising billions of rands to rescue its power utility and a weak economy damps tax collection....
17:00, 08/22/2019

|NostraightanswerfromRamaphosaonprescribedassets President Cyril Ramaphosa has not said outright whether he supports the prescription of assets - but has said government will pursue policies in the interests of South Africans, and pension fund holde...
17:00, 08/22/2019

|RamaphosatobriefParliamentasSAseekstocutspending President Cyril Ramaphosa is to brief Parliament on efforts to boost economic growth and tackle the nation’s crisis-level unemployment rate, just weeks after the National Treasury asked government dep...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Star-studded 12-team PPR draft features Ezekiel Elliott first overall Jamey Eisenberg looks at the results of our latest 12-team PPR mock draft, which featured analysts from other sites and was done as part of our Fantasy Football Today telethon on CBS Sports HQ to bene...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Miami Dolphins owner steps down from the NFL's social justice committee Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has stepped down from the NFL's social justice committee after he was criticized for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump....
17:00, 08/22/2019

American gold medalists reprimanded after protests at Pan American Games The two US athletes who demonstrated during separate National Anthems at a regional sports competition earlier this month have been put on probation for 12 months....
17:00, 08/22/2019

Denmark gratified by ‘friendly’ phone call with Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo credited Denmark with making valuable contributions to U.S. security amid a controversy over Danish disinterest in selling Greenland....
17:00, 08/22/2019

Trump Is Reportedly Being a Raging Anti-Semite Because He's Mad Jews Don't Like Him More You may be wondering why President Trump has been getting so anti-Semitic lately. The short answer is that he is an anti-Semite. But a new Washington Post story lays out another reason: Trump is mad t...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Will Argentina’s economy do the dead cat bounce? Argentina is about to default; again. It will be the ninth time in the past 200 years, and the Latin American sovereign is about to test its ability to survive beyond the ascribed mortality of cats....
17:24, 08/22/2019

Japan's Digital Pop Stars Blur Line Between Virtual and Reality Known as VTubers, and animated by real people, they have become embedded in Japanese culture, acting as live performers, corporate PR officials and surrogate children....
17:24, 08/22/2019

Graphic: Factory woes grip swing states that flipped for Trump in 2016 A slowdown in U.S. manufacturing is hitting jobs in states that flipped to Donald Trump in the 2016 election and that will be key to the Republican president's re-election prospects in 2020....
17:24, 08/22/2019

GCSE results day 2019: Top grades rise for second year in a row after exam shake-up More than one in five (20.8 per cent) UK GCSE entries scored one of the three top grades this year The proportion receiving the top grades - at least a 7 or an A grade - is the highest since 2015 Read...
17:48, 08/22/2019

NHS worker who blackmailed Grindr dates with naked photos is jailed An NHS hospital worker who blackmailed a string of online dates by threatening to send naked pictures to their friends and family has been jailed for more than two years....
17:48, 08/22/2019

The Cannabis Debate: It's time we were made legal, say London's cannabis dealers... but don't do it for skunk Investigations Editor David Cohen reports on how weed dealers in the capital would welcome being decriminalised... but worry that big business will swoop in and take all the profits...
17:48, 08/22/2019

'Sustainably Fracked': Shale Producers Seek a Green Label Some shale drillers want consumers to know that their natural gas was sustainably fracked, marketing their natural gas as a cleaner fossil fuel that’s akin to organic vegetables or fair-trade coffee....
17:48, 08/22/2019

Officials See Few Options if Slowdown Hits After debating for days whether the U.S. is going into an economic downturn, Washington policy makers and Wall Street investors on Wednesday barreled into an even more difficult problem: There are few...
17:48, 08/22/2019

Trump, California Showdown on Fuel-Economy Rules Divides Auto Makers Major car makers are caught in the crossfire between the Trump administration and California over U.S. tailpipe-emissions rules, leading them down different paths in how to respond to the standoff....
17:48, 08/22/2019

Officer Probing Case Involving P Chidambaram Transferred To Delhi Police Investigating officer in the INX Media case involving senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram, Rakesh Ahuja, has been transferred back to the Delhi Police as his term in the.....
17:48, 08/22/2019

Setback For Jagan Reddy After Court Stays Multi-Crore Polavaram Tenders Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy suffered a setback today after the Andhra Pradesh High Court issued interim orders cancelling a closure notice sent to an engineering firm in the Rs 58,000 crore......
17:48, 08/22/2019

Salem-Chennai Road Project Of "National Importance", Top Court Told The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) told the Supreme Court on Thursday that the Rs 10,000 crore Salem-Chennai 8-lane green corridor road project is of "national importance" and the Madras....
17:48, 08/22/2019

The best Stephen King movies … ranked! With It Chapter Two out next month, plus the news that an adaptation of The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon is back on track, we count down the finest big-screen versions of King’s terrifying talesCujo argu...
17:48, 08/22/2019

Can Spider-Man survive outside of the Marvel universe? Disney and Sony have split over their web-slinging arrangement which could lead to disaster for Spidey or an intriguing new opportunityIs the Marvel Cinematic Universe going to have to say goodbye to ...
17:48, 08/22/2019

Fernando Alonso finds dunes "shocking" as Dakar tests commence Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso says climbing the Namibia dunes for the first time with the Toyota Hilux was "shocking", as his Dakar Rally preparation programme began in earnest...
17:48, 08/22/2019

Erin Foster's Proposal Story Is the Ultimate PSA on Manicure Mishaps Simon Tikhman planned the perfect proposal for Erin Foster. However, he experienced a small mishap before getting down on one knee. The bride-to-be shared their engagement story via......
17:48, 08/22/2019

Stephen and Ayesha Curry's Son Has a Message For All Their Haters Now this is a game changer. Ayesha and Stephen Curry's son Canon Curry is just 13 months old but already has a message to anyone trying to criticize his family. In a video posted to......
17:48, 08/22/2019

Miley Cyrus Got a Tattoo Inspired by Her Italian Vacation With Kaitlynn Carter Miley Cyrus will always have...Italy. Following her girls' trip to Lake Como with Kaitlynn Carter and sister Brandi Cyrus, the "Slide" singer got a tattoo of the Viconti of......
17:48, 08/22/2019

Hotel worker 'prevents potential mass shooting' A potential mass shooting may have been prevented in California after a hotel employee reported a disgruntled colleague who had threatened to shoot everyone he saw in the building, police have said....
17:48, 08/22/2019

One Eli Manning gift that will be hard for Daniel Jones to replicate CINCINNATI — The boobirds on draft night didn’t faze him. The two fumbles in the second preseason game didn’t faze him. Baker Mayfield volunteering that he couldn’t believe that Daniel Jones was the s...
18:12, 08/22/2019

Retrophin scraps nervous system disorder study, shares dive Retrophin Inc said on Thursday it was discontinuing the late-stage study for its rare neurological disorder treatment after it failed to improve patients' ability to conduct daily activities such as e...
18:12, 08/22/2019

Greenlanders welcome global attention, but there's no love lost for Trump Authorities and residents in Greenland have branded President Donald Trump's talk of buying the island "insulting" but have welcomed the global attention it has brought to a nation keen to establ...
18:12, 08/22/2019

Think About Your Finances in Terms of What You're Not Buying A lot of us think about our money in terms of what it can get us. When we’re earning X (or when we’ve saved X), we can purchase Y. But if you’re working towards long-term wealth—whether for financial...
18:12, 08/22/2019

Captain facing jail time for saving migrants calls Paris bravery medal hypocritical, refuses award Pia Klemp was awarded one of France's highest honors, the Grand Vermeil Medal, for her continued rescue efforts of migrants and asylum seekers.        ...
18:12, 08/22/2019

All the Apple Rumors You Can Stomach Before September September is just around the corner, and so is Apple’s annual fall event where it announces a stream of new products. Earlier leaks have hinted at a three-camera array for the new iPhones, but it also...
18:12, 08/22/2019

What a 20 million-year-old monkey skull reveals about the evolution of human brains A rare, palm-size, 20 million-year-old fossil skull from an extinct monkey that was discovered high in the Andes Mountains is helping researchers learn more about the evolution of the human brain. The...
18:12, 08/22/2019

Judge: I wish I could ‘castrate’ perv who recorded kids with secret cameras If the law allowed, an Oklahoma judge would “castrate” a perv accused of secretly recording a “staggering” number of victims — including children and teens — in the...
18:12, 08/22/2019

Claims data points to high-end electric car risks - AXA Electric luxury cars and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) may be 40% more likely to cause accidents than their standard engine counterparts, possibly because drivers are still getting used to their quick...
18:36, 08/22/2019

Peugeot opens UK order books for new 208 and e-208 Peugeot's all-new 208 is available from £16,250 with a petrol engine and £25,050 in electric form Orders are now being taken for Peugeot's new 208, in petrol, diesel and electric form, ahead of custo...
18:36, 08/22/2019

Brazilian minister booed at climate event as outcry grows over Amazon fires Political storm over rainforest devastation as Ricardo Salles attends summit The environment minister of Brazil, where wildfires have been sweeping the Amazon rainforest, was booed at a climate event ...
18:36, 08/22/2019

White-tailed eagles return to southern Britain after 240 years Conservationists hope release of six eaglets on Isle of Wight will mirror Scotland successWhite-tailed eagles are gracing the skies of southern Britain for the first time in 240 years after six eaglet...
18:36, 08/22/2019

Orioles surrender record-tying home run in victory over Royals Baltimore allows its 258th home run of the season to equal the all-time mark, but blast four of their own in 8-1 rout of Kansas City at Camden Yards....
18:36, 08/22/2019

Joe Walsh is not your anti-Trump savior The one-term congressman is getting a push to run in a primary against Trump. Before his turn as a Trump critic on social media, he was calling Barack Obama a Muslim and pushing the birther conspiracy...
18:36, 08/22/2019

McConnell warns Democrats against killing filibuster Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday issued a forceful defense of the legislative filibuster, the Senate's 60-vote threshold that Democratic lawmakers and presidential candidates have ex...
19:00, 08/22/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Send Warning About Slowing Growth U.S. government bonds sent a fresh warning about the economy after a report showed that manufacturing activity slowed this month to the lowest in almost 10 years. That data led the yield on the 10-yea...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Jorge Lorenzo had MotoGP and Honda "doubts" during injury layoff Jorge Lorenzo admits the two big June crashes that had left him with an injured back created "doubts" and affected his "commitment" to his current MotoGP programme with Honda...
19:24, 08/22/2019

Rain-hit German GP upsets could be normal in dry F1 races post 2021 The chaotic events of this year's rain-hit German Grand Prix have been tipped to become a more regular occurrence in the dry once Formula 1's planned 2021 overhaul is enacted...
19:24, 08/22/2019

AOC takes heat from heartland after calling Electoral College a racist ‘scam’ Political figures from the heartland are torching Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., after the coastal congresswoman posted an Instagram video where she claimed the Electoral College was a racist ...
19:24, 08/22/2019

Study: Climate change could pose danger for Muslim pilgrimage For the world’s estimated 1.8 billion Muslims — roughly one-quarter of the world population — making a pilgrimage to Mecca is considered a religious duty that must be performed at least once in a life...
19:24, 08/22/2019

Verizon and Boingo will bring millimeter wave 5G inside buildings A leading indoor Wi-Fi company will help Verizon bring 5G cellular service indoors, including to stadiums, residential buildings, and other public spaces.Read More...
19:48, 08/22/2019

Meet Thatcher Wine: the 'celebrity bibliophile' you didn't know you needed He sounds like a Brexit party candidate. In fact, he is the latest mind-body-spirit magnate gifted to us by Gwyneth PaltrowImportant news: we have been gifted a new curator by mind-body-spirit magnate...
19:48, 08/22/2019

Just Norm MacDonald, having a Pokémon battle on his old sitcom The turn of the millennium was a heady time. There was the Y2K bug and a change in American presidents to worry about, Creed was a legitimate force in pop culture, and, most importantly, those damn ki...
20:12, 08/22/2019

Climate change: What Germany can learn from the Netherlands With Germany set to miss its climate goals by a wide margin, a solution might be right next door. The Netherlands recently revealed a wide-ranging climate deal — including a carbon tax that Dutch comp...
20:12, 08/22/2019

East Africa’s forgotten slave trade Over several centuries countless East Africans were sold as slaves by Muslim Arabs to the Middle East and other places via the Sahara desert and Indian Ocean. Experts say it is time for this to be dis...
20:12, 08/22/2019

Poland: Lightning strike leaves several dead in Tatra Mountains Three people, including a child, have been killed during an electrical storm in the Tatra Mountain range near the Polish town of Zakopane. Rescue personnel are continuing to look for survivors....
20:12, 08/22/2019

Germany's surprising pick for the 2020 Oscars: 'System Crasher' A courageous decision for a courageous film: Nora Fingscheidt's debut film "System Crasher" has been selected to represent Germany at the 2020 Academy Awards. Here's why it's an unusual choice....
20:12, 08/22/2019

Liverpool vs Arsenal lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs, latest injury updates Liverpool and Arsenal face off at Anfield this weekend in what is likely to be a shootout between two of the best attacks in Europe, let alone the Premier League....
20:36, 08/22/2019

Tennis sensation Coco Gauff embraces Michelle Obama's advice for the U.S. Open and beyond The 15-year-old heads to New York for the U.S. Open as the hottest talent in tennis. And the fearless phenom has the former First Lady in her court.        ...
20:36, 08/22/2019

Meet 15-year-old tennis sensation Coco Gauff Cori "Coco" Gauff captured the attention of the tennis world in 2019 with a run to the fourth round at Wimbledon at just 15 years old.        ...
20:36, 08/22/2019

Pew Research Center survey: Atheists, Jewish score highest on religion test A new study indicates people who consider themselves either atheist or agnostic are generally more knowledgeable about religion than those who are spiritual, but claim no particular faith....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Cleared for takeoff: Saudi women start exercising their newest right Saudi Arabia's international airports are the scene of the latest "first" for women citizens, who can now leave the country without permission from a male relative as the kingdom chips away at its hea...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Somali president replaces security chiefs and Mogadishu mayor Somalia's president announced on Thursday a major shake-up of the country's security chiefs as well as a replacement for the mayor of Mogadishu after Abdirahman Omar Osman died of his wounds following...
21:00, 08/22/2019

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young a...
21:00, 08/22/2019

British Hong Kong consulate employee solicited a prostitute, Chinese media claims The British Consulate employee detained in China for 15 days after leaving Hong Kong on a business trip violated public law by soliciting a prostitute, state-backed media reported Thursday. ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

South Africa bans deliberate display of apartheid-era flag after court rules it amounts to hate speech South Africa’s Equality Court severely restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag after ruling Wednesday that it constitutes hate speech and racial discrimination....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Brazilian environmental minister heckled over record Amazon fires: 'Stop Ecocide!' The environmental minister of Brazil was met with boos and heckles when he took the stage at a meeting on climate change Wednesday as massive wildfires continued to rage for more than two weeks in the...
21:00, 08/22/2019

PM Modi Holds Talks With French President Emmanuel Macron Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held wide-ranging talks with French President Emmanuel Macron during which the two leaders discussed issues of bilateral and mutual interests to further boost....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Raj Thackeray Grilled By Enforcement Directorate In Money Laundering Case MNS chief Raj Thackeray was on Thursday grilled by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case, after he reached the agency's office in south Mumbai with his family members in tow....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Trump Calling Himself the 'Chosen One' Wasn't Even the Most Insane Moment of His Unhinged Rant On Wednesday, Trump gave what might have been his most bizarre, impromptu press conference to a pool of waiting reporters. Trump’s presidency has been famous for unhinged soundbites; we should never f...
21:24, 08/22/2019

Nah, Jigga: Jay-Z Reportedly Has No Chance of Getting His Hands on an NFL Team After a controversial announcement that he was making a deal with the devil the oft-criticized NFL, word on the street (h/t TMZ) was that Jay-Z was in line to become part-owner of some unnamed footbal...
21:24, 08/22/2019

Enjoy free entry to more than 400 national parks on August 25 The National Park Service is celebrating its 103rd birthday on August 25th by allowing visitors to enter any national park for free. Visitors will get a chance to explore parks like Yosemite and the G...
21:24, 08/22/2019

8-year-old takes parents’ car for 87-mph joyride on the Autobahn He should have stuck to his Hot Wheels. An 8-year-old German boy took his parents’ Volkswagen Golf on a late-night joyride on the Autobahn, hitting speeds of 87 miles per hour, the Guardian repo...
21:24, 08/22/2019

Air pollution can kill you, even when it’s considered ‘safe’ The air quality in many major cities around the world falls well below acceptable limits, and the death toll is rising. However, a new study shows that even when air quality meets or exceeds establish...
21:24, 08/22/2019

New 'Pro' iPhones to sport 'upgraded camera and Face ID' Two new iPhone handsets due to be unveiled by Apple next month will be pitched as MacBook-style "pro" models with an upgraded triple-lens camera and improved facial recognition, according to a report....
21:48, 08/22/2019

Trump kills plan to cut billions in foreign aid President Donald Trump has scrapped a plan to freeze more than $4 billion in foreign aid in a move that would have been another end run around Congress’ power of the purse, according to multiple sourc...
21:48, 08/22/2019

Rupee Ends At Over 8-Month Low Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee on Thursday plunged by 26 paise and closed at an over eight-month low. The rupee opened weaker at 71.65 a dollar and touched an intraday low of 71.97 before closing at 71.81 against the......
22:12, 08/22/2019

How to Rebound After a Disaster: Move, Don’t Rebuild, Research Suggests A paper in the journal Science makes a case that, sometimes, retreating from nature instead of fighting it can open up new opportunities for communities....
22:12, 08/22/2019

|Mozambique,Russiasignenergy,securitydeals Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi signed energy and security agreements with Russian's Vladimir Putin in the first visit by a leader from the southern African state in two decades....
22:12, 08/22/2019

13 Reasons Why Season 3 Will Show a Different Side of Bryce Walker Bryce Walker is dead. But that doesn't mean you won't see him again. It's 13 Reasons Why, after all, Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) was dead and appeared in two......
22:12, 08/22/2019

John Paul Jones Is Losing It In New Bachelor in Paradise Promo John Paul Jones is about to go full John Paul Jones. In a new promo exclusive to E! News, Bachelor in Paradise is rocked by what appears to be a disagreement between John Paul Jones and......
22:12, 08/22/2019

Missing Cipriani Dolci head chef Andrea Zamperoni found dead in Queens hostel The missing head chef at the ritzy Cipriani Dolci restaurant has been found dead in a Queens rooming house, police said Thursday. Andrea Zamperoni, 33, was found at the Kamway Lodge & Tavern in Elmhur...
22:36, 08/22/2019

Cops search for Bronx pastor accused of kissing 11-year-old girl Cops are searching for a Bronx pastor who is accused of kissing an 11-year-old girl during a music lesson, police and law enforcement sources said Thursday. The clergyman — who police say may have bee...
22:36, 08/22/2019

Pats' Chung faces cocaine possession charge Veteran safety Patrick Chung, who has been a key cog in the Patriots' defense as part of three Super Bowl championship teams, was indicted on a cocaine possession charge Aug. 8 and will be arraigned n...
22:36, 08/22/2019

Carson Wentz was burdened and in pain. Here's how he left that behind The Eagles QB, who signed an extension this spring, begins Year 4 rejuvenated. Yet the shadows of multiple injuries, critical comments and Nick Foles linger....
22:36, 08/22/2019

Black Desert brings its MMO action to PS4 PlayStation 4 owners have a new massively multiplayer online role-playing game option. Pearl Abyss announced today that Black Desert is now available on the PS4.Read More...
22:36, 08/22/2019

The titanium Apple Card comes with a series of insane care instructions Apple's physical, titanium Apple Card comes with its own set of cleaning and care instructions – seriously. Having just released its credit card in the US, Apple has published a support pa...
22:36, 08/22/2019

The best PC gaming headsets of 2019 Full immersion into a game requires more than just one of the best gaming PCs. It also requires great visuals and fantastic audio. And the best way to get great audio with a PC set up is through the b...
22:36, 08/22/2019

Best Wi-Fi extenders of 2019: top devices for boosting your WiFi network The best Wi-Fi extenders will ensure that your wireless network reaches every nook and cranny of your home or office, especially if you’re trying to cover a substantial space. In this list you&...
22:36, 08/22/2019

Microsoft, Intel and others are doubling down on open source Linux security Microsoft is continuing its broad ongoing push to contribute with open source projects, joining the newly created Confidential Computing Consortium, an initiative launched by The Linux Foundation whic...
22:36, 08/22/2019

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne resigns in wake of "deep state" remarks "If the hors d’oeuvre that was served recently caused the market such indigestion, it is not going to be in shareholder interest for me to be around if and when any main course is served," Byrne wrote...
22:36, 08/22/2019

Gap's second-quarter sales fall short of estimates, CEO calls out 'challenging environment' Gap Inc.'s fiscal second-quarter earnings topped analysts' estimates but sales missed. Same-store sales dropped 4% during the period, worse than expected....
22:36, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solution in sight, but what, exactly, is at stake? DW ex...
23:00, 08/22/2019

Mediterranean migrant rescue ship running low on food: Doctors Without Borders There are 356 migrants on the Ocean Viking ship, which has not been allowed to dock by Italian and Maltese authorities for two weeks. The vessel picked up several groups of migrants but is running out...
23:00, 08/22/2019

Ship captain who faces prison for migrant rescues refuses Paris bravery medal In a Facebook post Tuesday, Klemp accused Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo of hypocrisy for commending her work rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean, citing poor conditions faced by migrants in the French c...
23:00, 08/22/2019

What Happens to Your Campaign Contributions When a Presidential Candidate Drops Out? On Wednesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee officially dropped out of the presidential race, just days after John Hickenlooper also called it quits (and announced his Senate bid). As of June, both fo...
23:24, 08/22/2019

Military Lawyer Denied Promotion While Defending Qaeda Suspect Allies of a former Navy SEAL say the decision to pass him over smacks of retribution over his willingness to stand up to the military tribunal system....
23:24, 08/22/2019

Hasbro to buy studio Entertainment One, home of Peppa Pig, for $4 billion U.S. toy maker Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in cash, adding the independent studio with preschool brands such as Peppa Pig and PJ Masks, the com...
23:24, 08/22/2019

S&P 500 stalls in economic data offset, ahead of Fed chair's speech The benchmark S&P 500 ended little changed on Thursday as a fall in U.S. jobless claims offset data showing a contraction in U.S. manufacturing activity while investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair J...
23:24, 08/22/2019

News Corp developing 'Knewz.com' service to take on Google News: WSJ News Corp is developing a news-aggregation service to compete with Alphabet Inc's Google News and could be launched later this year, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the ...
23:24, 08/22/2019

‘Bagel Boss’ Chris Morgan gets slapped in face by Lenny Dykstra That’s a low blow! Tempers boiled over Thursday in Philadelphia when troubled Mets great Lenny Dykstra met his future boxing opponent — woman-hating “Bagel Boss” guy Chris Morg...
23:24, 08/22/2019

Judge hurries U.S. naturalization as pregnant woman gets contractions A judge in California had to speed up the naturalization of a pregnant immigrant on Thursday when the woman, anxious to become a U.S. citizen because of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, ...
23:24, 08/22/2019

Wells Fargo pays $6.5 million to Navajo Nation over 'predatory' practices Wells Fargo & Co will pay the Navajo Nation $6.5 million to settle a lawsuit over "predatory and unlawful practices" by the bank, the Native American tribe said on Thursday....
23:24, 08/22/2019

Hungry turtle ASMR is ASMR we can get behind ASMR, otherwise known as autonomous sensory meridian response, has long been dominated by the kinds of hushed whispers that make some of us mortals feel like a knife will meet our throat any second. B...
23:24, 08/22/2019

Missy Elliott is releasing a new album at midnight, so sleep can go to hell It’s not that we have anything against proper rest. It is healing, it keeps us healthy and it’s an essential tool for dealing with the corroding world around us. However, when Melissa “Missy” Elliott ...
23:24, 08/22/2019

MGM Getting Into Boutique Hotel Business With New Acquisition MGM Resorts International acquired a 50% stake in the lodging company that operates the boutique NoMad hotels and five other brands, as it seeks to diversify and attract a younger crowd....
23:24, 08/22/2019

Why is the Amazon rainforest on fire? The Amazon rainforest is burning at an alarming rate, with tens of thousands of fires laying waste to the world's largest tropical rainforest.        ...
23:48, 08/22/2019

‘I Think My Approach Is Better Now.’ Allow Ex-Republican Justin Amash to Reintroduce Himself Michigan Rep. Justin Amash walked into a cramped coffee shop in Grand Rapids on Wednesday morning, shook voters’ hands and ordered a drink with a small mountain of whipped cream on it. It was t...
23:48, 08/22/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after speaking of helping with investigations of Trump, Clinton Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has resigned days after previous letter speaking of the "deep state'' and helping investigations of Trump, Clinton       ...
23:48, 08/22/2019

Brazil prosecutors probe surge in Amazon deforestation and fires Federal prosecutors in Brazil said on Thursday they will investigate a spike in deforestation and wildfires raging in the Amazon state of Pará to determine whether there has been reduced monitoring an...
23:48, 08/22/2019

French mayors ban glyphosate weedkiller, defying government Some 20 French mayors have banned glyphosate from their municipalities, defying the government, which is now taking legal action to impose national legislation which allows the controversial weedkille...
23:48, 08/22/2019

Citigroup's new shipping finance chairman to deepen environmental focus Citigroup's veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank's shipping & logistics business, a role which will include bolstering the lender's environmental focus in ...
23:48, 08/22/2019

Legendary figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned from sport over sexual misconduct Richard Callaghan, the man who coached Tara Lipinski to Olympic gold as well as six-time U.S. champion Todd Eldredge, has been banned from figure skating by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for sexual mi...
00:12, 08/23/2019

MLB warns players about sex pills blamed for positive PED tests Major League Baseball has warned players of the "very real risk" of over-the-counter sexual enhancement pills which contain banned substances, according to media reports....
00:12, 08/23/2019

Human Bone Found at Orkney’s Neolithic Cathedral, Ness of Brodgar Archaeologists excavating a vast Neolithic cathedral at Ness of Brodgar on the Scottish island of Orkney have made the rare discovery of a human arm bone.  ...
00:12, 08/23/2019

Giants vs. Bengals: Why Vegas isn’t giving New York respect What do the New York Giants have to do to earn market respect? Despite opening the 2019 preseason a perfect 2-0 straight up and against the spread (beating the Jets 31-22 and the Chicago Bears 32-13),...
00:12, 08/23/2019

Serena Williams will face Maria Sharapova for maximum US Open drama Serena Williams’ first U.S. Open match since her infamous meltdown in the 2018 final will be against a familiar rival – Maria Sharapova. Williams, the No. 8 seed, is coming off a back injury that coul...
00:12, 08/23/2019

NASA TV to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station Filled with almost 2,700 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station Tuesday, Aug. 27. NASA Televisio...
00:12, 08/23/2019

A Film Career Built on Videotape (Sex and Lies, Too) On the 30th anniversary of “Sex, Lies and Videotape,” a look back at Steven Soderbergh’s first feature and how it changed the independent film landscape....
00:36, 08/23/2019

Anthem: Six Months Later It’s already been six months since the online shooter Anthem came out. A lot has happened during that time, though not as much as players had hoped. The game launched with many bugs and flaws, and bot...
00:36, 08/23/2019

YouTube disables more than 200 channels for inauthentic activity around Hong Kong protests Google announced Thursday it had taken down 210 channels on YouTube after discovering they "behaved in a coordinated manner while uploading videos" related to the protests in Hong Kong, an effort that...
00:36, 08/23/2019

MLB will not allow players to participate in Venezuelan baseball season: sources Major League Baseball will not give permission for players to participate in the upcoming Venezuelan Professional Baseball League (LVBP) season, three sources close to the Venezuelan league said on Th...
00:36, 08/23/2019

Back from 'hell', Fury helping others fight their demons Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he "tasted death" during the mental health crisis that brought him to the brink of suicide but is back and on a mission to help others....
00:36, 08/23/2019

Lawsuit Says Fresno Police Used Excessive Force Against Teenager The 17-year-old, London Wallace, was in an apartment at a party when officers conducting a probation search arrived. An officer hit him several times, the lawsuit says....
01:00, 08/23/2019

U.S. will aggressively enforce sanctions over Iran tanker: State Department official The United States will aggressively enforce its sanctions to prevent the private sector from assisting an Iranian oil tanker that is traveling through the Mediterranean and that Washington wants seize...
01:00, 08/23/2019

City expands program to get homeless off subways and into shelters The city is expanding a program to get unruly homeless people off the subway and into shelters from Manhattan to all five boroughs, officials announced Thursday. The program, which launched July 1, al...
01:00, 08/23/2019

16 best products under $30 every car owner needs Roadside emergencies happen when you least expect, but these 16 top-rated products under $30 will help ensure that you're ready for anything.       ...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Back-to-school products you should never buy at Target Target is one of the most popular stores for back-to-school shopping — but skip these items or you'll be wasting money!       ...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Renting in London: south London areas see biggest price increase as UK rents hit record high Renters waiting to move home until after the Tenant Fees Ban came into force increased demand in June and July, pushing average rents to a record high....
01:24, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 5-Facing farmer anger, Trump scrambles Cabinet to brainstorm on biofuel policy -sources U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to ...
01:48, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days ...
01:48, 08/23/2019

You Probably Don't Know Your Credit Card's Interest Rate Think about the credit cards in your wallet right now. Can you rattle off the rewards you earn for each of them? What about the interest rates: Can you list those? Turns out, 38% of us don’t know the ...
01:48, 08/23/2019

Kashmir communications shutdown a ‘collective punishment’ that must be reversed, say UN experts End the crackdown on freedom of expression, was the strong call to the Government by India from five United Nations independent rights expert on Thursday....
01:48, 08/23/2019

VMware to Buy Pivotal Software and Carbon Black Software company VMware plans to buy Pivotal Software and cybersecurity provider Carbon Black, bolstering its push to allow customers to build, manage and secure applications across devices and cloud-...
02:12, 08/23/2019

Kansas professor charged with secretly working on Chinese government program A University of Kansas chemistry professor has been indicted on federal charges that he hid his work for a Chinese university while he also conducted research funded by the U.S. government....
02:12, 08/23/2019

Raytheon awarded $190.5M for Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile production Raytheon has been awarded a $190.5 million contract for materials and spares for low-rate initial production of the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile for the U.S. Navy....
02:12, 08/23/2019

Sen. Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a 16 trillion dollar climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal. It calls for the US to move to renewable energy across the econo...
02:36, 08/23/2019

AP Top Stories 22 P Here's the latest for Thursday, August 22nd: Amnesty International, Brazilian president at odds over Amazon rainforest fires; Pompeo on Canadians detained in China; Youth in Hong Kong take to the...
02:36, 08/23/2019

Police arrest Cal State Fullerton stabbing suspect, a coworker of the victim; motive remains unclear The suspect in a fatal stabbing at Cal State Fullerton has been arrested, California police said Thursday. Chuyen Vo's motive is under investigation.        ...
02:36, 08/23/2019

$1 million worth of cocaine found in banana box shipments at Washington Safeway stores, police say Authorities in Washington state have opened an investigation after employees at three Safeway stores reported finding more than $1 million worth of cocaine hidden in boxes of bananas....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Chechen refugee in Germany fined after sharing DW article on Islamic State A court in Augsburg has fined a refugee from the Chechen Republic after he shared a DW article on his Facebook page. According to the ruling, he propagated the insignia of the Islamic State group....
03:00, 08/23/2019

HP CEO Dion Weisler will step down in November Following four years at the helm of HP, CEO Dion Weisler will step down in November. The Palo Alto-based PC maker today announced that its Australian chief executive will be leaving his role due to "f...
03:01, 08/23/2019

Lenovo’s Smart Clock becomes a more capable home hub The Lenovo Smart Clock already won Best of CES 2019 and earned our approval, but it's not done adding features. Today, Google announced a few welcomed updates that bring the device more in line w...
03:01, 08/23/2019

AmazonFresh grocery delivery expands to Houston, Minneapolis and Phoenix AmazonFresh, one of two grocery delivery services Amazon offers in the US, is expanding to three new cities. Starting today, residents in Houston, Minneapolis and Phoenix can get groceries delivered t...
03:01, 08/23/2019

Verizon enlists Boingo to help it bring 5G indoors Sure, real 5G is up to three times faster than LTE, but there are a few caveats. As we discovered in Chicago, 5G doesn't always hold up when you're trying to use it indoors. Even a pane of g...
03:01, 08/23/2019

Hyundai teases all-electric concept '45' for Frankfurt By Jonathon Ramsey Didn't see this one coming. Hyundai has teased the electric concept it's taking to next month's Frankfurt Motor Show, and it makes us yearn to grab a cassette full o...
03:01, 08/23/2019

Football teams have reached out to Carli Lloyd after 55-yard field goal Hey Jets, were you watching? Because Carli Lloyd is listening. Days after the USWNT star went viral for kicking field goals at a joint Eagles-Ravens practice, Lloyd said she’s had some interest ...
03:24, 08/23/2019

Conor McGregor owns up to viral pub punch: ‘That’s not who I am’ Conor McGregor expressed contrition in his first public statement since video of the MMA fighter punching a man in a pub went viral last week. “I was in the wrong,” he told ESPN’s Ar...
03:24, 08/23/2019

Homegrown Posh Alexander stays close with St. John’s commitment The coaching staff changed, but Posh Alexander’s feelings towards St. John’s didn’t. The Queens school presented him with his first scholarship offer way back in eighth grade. It was the place he coul...
03:24, 08/23/2019

Injury forces Panthers QB Cam Newton out of preseason game Quarterback Cam Newton sustained a foot injury and did not return to the Carolina Panthers' preseason game against the New England Patriots Thursday in Foxborough, Mass....
03:24, 08/23/2019

Andrew Yang’s Bipartisan Bet Mr. Yang is no fan of the president. But his coalition includes conservatives who see nonpartisan logic in his message about automation and job loss....
04:12, 08/23/2019

Trump speaks out on Sean Spicer joining 'Dancing with the Stars': 'He will do great' One day after it was revealed that Sean Spicer will be competing on the upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars," President Trump spoke out about the casting decision. ...
04:12, 08/23/2019

Tommy Lee, wife Brittany Furlan claim they were booted from Emeril Lagasse-owned restaurant: ‘WTF dude?’ Tommy Lee and his wife Brittany Furlan claim they were kicked out of an Emeril Lagasse restaurant when Lee dropped an F-bomb after being asked to remove his hat....
04:12, 08/23/2019

Arizona extends tuition rate for undocumented high school grads PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona high school graduates living in the country illegally will get expanded access to a special tuition rate at the state’s three public universities, the Board of Regen...
04:36, 08/23/2019

“Stop the bleed” – saving lives after shootings (NBC News) There’s a renewed push for first aid training following the recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton…specifically training in techniques that slow or stop heavy bleeding. Stu...
04:36, 08/23/2019

Fire investigation underway after vehicle in flames found against Sahuarita home TUCSON – Rural Metro Fire Department is investigating a fire in Sahuarita after crews found a vehicle in flames against a garage Wednesday evening. According to officials, firefighters quickly e...
04:36, 08/23/2019

Airman fatally shot trying to enter Phoenix apartment ID’d PHOENIX (AP) — Luke Air Force Base officials say an airman fatally shot while attempting to enter a Phoenix apartment was a 21-year-old service member from Florida. Luke officials said Thursday that t...
04:36, 08/23/2019

'Dancing With the Stars': President Trump says Sean Spicer will do 'great' amid backlash President Donald Trump is weighing in on Sean Spicer's controversial casting on "Dancing With the Stars," saying he'll "do great."        ...
05:00, 08/23/2019

As Amazon burns, Brazil's Bolsonaro tells rest of world not to interfere Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest ablaze but ...
05:00, 08/23/2019

Homes, college evacuated as wildfire erupts in Northern California A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a community college, a major highway and some residents, o...
05:00, 08/23/2019

Liquid, Cloud9 ready to clash in LCS final Cloud9 have a shot at their first North American title since 2014. Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng has a chance to extend his 14-series postseason win streak in the LCS. Who will win out?...
05:00, 08/23/2019

Democratic National Committee rejects mounting calls for climate crisis debate Members cited concerns over changing party rules and opening the door for a flood of single-issue eventsThe Democratic National Committee has rejected mounting calls for a party-sponsored debate on th...
05:24, 08/23/2019

Home Secretary Priti Patel to hold talks after dozens of migrants, including six children, try to cross Channel Home Secretary Priti Patel is going to hold talks with her French counterpart after dozens of migrants, including six children, tried to cross the Channel....
05:24, 08/23/2019

Central Line delays: Chaos as commuters trapped underground 'for over an hour' after Tube breakdown Commuters travelling in east London have faced chaos after a Central Line failure left "babies and elderly people stuck" underground for up to an hour....
05:24, 08/23/2019

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street challenged with breaking backstop deadlock within 30 days Boris Johnson has returned to Downing Street this evening after France joined Germany in challenging him to come up with a backstop alternative within 30 days....
05:24, 08/23/2019

Motorola One Action Set to Launch in India Today, How to Watch Live Stream Motorola One Action price in India is yet to be revealed, though it was launched in Europe last week with a price tag of EUR 259 (roughly Rs. 20,600)....
05:24, 08/23/2019

Brooks Koepka shoots down ESPN 'Body Issue' photo critics: 'They don't have the balls to do it' Brooks Koepka had fun during ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue' shoot and thinks he looks better naked than all those who criticize him anyway.        ...
05:48, 08/23/2019

New York City Accuses U.S. Open Organizers of Underpaying Rent The city comptroller said the tournament organizers had improperly reported its revenue, and he called for a renegotiation of the lease for the tournament site....
06:12, 08/23/2019

Nepal bans single-use plastics at Mount Everest starting next year Officials in Nepal announced Thursday single-use plastics on or around Mount Everest will be entirely outlawed next year -- as part of an effort to to curb pollution left by climbers and tourists....
06:12, 08/23/2019

Qantas to test 19-hour flights between Sydney and New York City, London Australian carrier Qantas announced Thursday it will test new 19-hour routes from both London and New York City to Sydney this year, to see if it's a viable option to add to its schedule....
06:12, 08/23/2019

The Team Goodsmile Racing Hatsune Miku Mercedes AMG GT3, which is racing in the 10 hours of Suzuka t The Team Goodsmile Racing Hatsune Miku Mercedes AMG GT3, which is racing in the 10 hours of Suzuka this weekend, continues to have a very good livery. That is all. ...
06:12, 08/23/2019

If You Want Fun, Do You Buy A New Mazda Miata Or A Cheap Used One? Everyone knows the current Mazda Miata is fun, but I don’t think it gets enough credit for being the engineering marvel it is. The car weighs about 2,300 pounds, depending on equipment. And despite 30...
06:12, 08/23/2019

We're Really Doing This, Aren't We By now you’ve no doubt seen those Mercedes-Benzes with the illuminated LED three-point stars in the grille. Mercedes describes this accessory as “subtle,” “sophisticated” and “eye-catching.” I think i...
06:12, 08/23/2019

| Ribery hungry for success with Fiorentina - and a big house Franck Ribery says his hunger for success drove him to turn down lucrative offers from clubs in China and the Middle East in favour of Serie A's Fiorentina....
06:12, 08/23/2019

| Sundowns, Pirates face daunting African challenges Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates are among five former CAF Champions League trophy-holders trailing by one goal in fixtures coming up this weekend....
06:12, 08/23/2019

Brooks Koepka streaks into share of lead at Tour Championship • Koepka shares lead with Justin Thomas and Xander Schauffele• Four-times major winner posed naked for ESPN photoshootIt is the naked truth that Brooks Koepka has been the dominant figure in golf for ...
06:12, 08/23/2019

Ireland abuse survivors say Pope must face up to Church's past sins This weekend will be a moment of reckoning for survivors around the world, as the Pope arrives for the first papal visit to Ireland in nearly 40 years amid a growing outcry over Church-related sexual ...
06:36, 08/23/2019

Copper Nears Multiyear Low as Economic Worries Grow The price of copper dropped to within striking distance of a fresh multiyear low as weak U.S. manufacturing data added to concern over the health of the global economy....
06:36, 08/23/2019

Don't Overthink Overstock.com It is probably a good thing that Patrick Byrne has resigned as chief executive of Overstock.com. That doesn’t mean investors should rush into the stock....
06:36, 08/23/2019

‘I’m going to where people are’: the viral priest using TikTok to start a church His videos were designed to draw Austinites to religion but have made him a star of the new social media app that most of his age still don’t understand‘It just takes off’: how the short-video app Tik...
07:00, 08/23/2019

August bank holiday: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest travel days of the year looms Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
07:00, 08/23/2019

Tom Holland's Uncharted movie just lost its director—again Fun fact: As of today, there have now been more directors who have dropped out of Sony’s “Fuck it, we have the rights, so why not” film adaptation of the bestselling Uncharted video game franchise tha...
07:00, 08/23/2019

Trump Administration Is Preparing Cover for All the So-Called Economic Anxiety Voters Just in case some voters weren’t prepared to admit that they like the administration’s racism, the Trump Administration is looking out for their economic anxiety concerns. On Thursday, White House eco...
07:24, 08/23/2019

Bernie Sanders offers a massive climate plan. Environmentalists cheer, but will it be too much for voters? Sanders’s new $16.3 trillion climate plan would remake large sections of the U.S. economy. Many environmentalists praise its sweep, but some Democratic strategists worry it will spook centrists....
07:24, 08/23/2019

Deeply Concerned By Fires, Amazon Must Be Protected: UN Chief France and the United Nations called Thursday for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president blamed NGOs for promoting an "environmental psychosis" to damage...
07:48, 08/23/2019

China Demands Huawei Official Be Freed After Canada Vows To Not Back Down China's embassy in Canada said on Thursday that bilateral ties were suffering "gross difficulties," and demanded Ottawa free Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou....
07:48, 08/23/2019

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
07:48, 08/23/2019

UK consulate staffer detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese media reports A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," China's state-run tabloid Global Times repor...
07:48, 08/23/2019

Meet the model whose skin tone made her a social media star She calls herself the 'Melaniin Goddess,' but years before Khoudia Diop came to celebrate her strikingly dark skin, the 19-year-old model struggled with bullying over her complexion....
07:48, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Air...
07:48, 08/23/2019

What can trigger anxiety? Certain situations and events can be anxiety triggers for some people. Strategies are available to help people avoid triggers and get their anxiety under control. Learn more here....
07:48, 08/23/2019

What to do for a busted lip A busted lip is a common occurrence. We look at nine treatments and remedies that people can use at home to help heal a busted lip. We also explain when to see a doctor....
07:48, 08/23/2019

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 23 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 28 points higher at 7,156 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * BT GROUP: Britain's BT Group Plc is in talks to sell its corporate business...
08:12, 08/23/2019

Today in History for August 23rd Highlights of this day in history: Nazis and Soviets sign a non-aggression pact on eve of World War II; Sacco and Vanzetti executed; Defrocked priest John Geoghan killed; Movie star Rudolph Valentino...
08:12, 08/23/2019

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s administration and at least temporarily suspending in...
08:12, 08/23/2019

Justice Dept. included anti-Semitic post in morning news brief to judges The post by VDARE featured links that directly attacked immigration judges with racially tinged slurs and a specific anti-Semitic reference about Jews and power....
08:12, 08/23/2019

North Korea takes swipe at Trump’s secretary of state, but says it’s ready to talk Working-level talks between the United States and North Korea have yet to restart since stalling after the failed second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ...
08:12, 08/23/2019

As Clashes Over Hong Kong Reach Australia, Speaking Up Brings Death Threats Fear of attacks — and of the consequences of speaking out for family members who remain in China — is keeping many in the Chinese community here quiet....
08:12, 08/23/2019

P Chidambaram, In CBI Custody, May Get Supreme Court Hearing Today Former Union Minister P Chidambaram's petition challenging the rejection of his request for protection from arrest in the INX Media case will be heard by the Supreme Court today. The Delhi High Court....
08:36, 08/23/2019

Adults arrested after kindergartner brings cocaine to school A man and woman in Louisiana were arrested after a kindergartner brought three bags of cocaine to a New Orleans-area school Tuesday, investigators said. A teacher called a school resource officer afte...
09:24, 08/23/2019

Cal State Fullerton suspect arrested for fatal stabbing of co-worker A Cal State Fullerton staffer was arrested in the fatal stabbing of his co-worker after spending two days on the run, police said Thursday. Chuyen Vo, 51, was cuffed at his home in Huntington Beach We...
09:24, 08/23/2019

Spanish police bust pervert accused of snapping over 500 up-skirt photos A serial perv who allegedly snapped hundreds of up-skirt photos was busted by Spanish authorities who tracked online activity to catch him in the act, a report said. The Spanish National Police arrest...
09:24, 08/23/2019

Orioles surrender 259th home run to clinch ignominious record in loss to Rays Tampa Bay’s Austin Meadows put the O’s in the record book for most home runs allowed in a season, and the Rays tack on another for good measure in 5-2 win at Camden Yards....
09:24, 08/23/2019

| MIT professor quits in protest over lab links to Epstein The head of a research centre at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has said he will quit in protest after the revelation of financial ties between the institution and disgraced hedge fund mana...
09:48, 08/23/2019

Sockeye salmon returns plunge in B.C., official calls 2019 ‘extremely challenging’ Federal fisheries experts are painting a devastating picture of the challenges facing Pacific salmon and point to climate change as the main culprit....
09:48, 08/23/2019

Fortnite Nerfed The Mech After weeks of player outcry, developer Epic made some significant changes to Fortnite’s mechanical Brute today. The Brute now does less damage, spawns less, and no longer collects materials when it s...
09:48, 08/23/2019

Erica review – interactive story careens down a dramatic cul-de-sac PlayStation 4; Flavourworks/SonyThis experiment in storytelling has a fascinating premise – but its repetitiveness renders it a lesser BandersnatchHad Erica been released a year ago, chances are it wo...
10:12, 08/23/2019

Apparently, Facebook Had to Crack Down On Major Pro-Trump Advertiser. But That's Not the Weird Bit... Facebook banned the second-largest supplier of pro-Trump ads on its platform, the Epoch Times, after the group tried to sneak thousands of ads past its review system, according to an NBC report Thursd...
10:12, 08/23/2019

Climate Change Could Be Behind An 'Extraordinary' Ancient Plant Bloom in the UK Cycads are palm-tree like plants that dominated the Earth’s landscape some 280 million years ago when the continents were smashed up into Pangea. Back then, the planet was going through global warming...
10:12, 08/23/2019

Unprecedented Close-Up View of Asteroid Shows Rocks That Look Surprisingly Familiar On October 3, 2018, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft dropped a lander toward the surface of the asteroid Ryugu from 135 feet up. The lander, MASCOT, hit a boulder, bounced backward, and tumbled 55 feet along ...
10:12, 08/23/2019

ISRO Releases First Moon Image Captured by Chandrayaan-2 Chandrayaan-2 has captured the first image of the moon, two days after entering the lunar orbit. The picture was taken by Vikram, the spacecraft's lander....
10:36, 08/23/2019

Tom Holland Uncharted Movie Reportedly Loses Director, Again The Uncharted movie is in a bit of trouble, again. The director Dan Trachtenberg has reportedly left the project, becoming the fifth director to do so in eight years....
10:36, 08/23/2019

Redmi Note 8 Teasers Suggest Gaming Accessories, Liquid Cooling Support Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro teasers hint that the phones will come with high frame rates, liquid cooling, network optimisation, smooth touchscreen experience and long battery life....
10:36, 08/23/2019

YouTube Disables More Than 200 Channels Targetting Hong Kong Protests Google on Thursday said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
10:36, 08/23/2019

HMD Global Reveals Which Nokia Phones Will Receive Android 10 Nokia 9 PureView, Nokia 8.1, Nokia 7.1 are set to receive the Android 10 update in the fourth quarter of this year, HMD Global revealed just after Google announced its plans towards next-generation......
10:36, 08/23/2019

Hyundai Sonata The seventh-generation midsize sedan was shown with a stylish redesign in April at the New York auto show and should be in dealerships by the fourth quarter....
11:00, 08/23/2019

Hyundai Accent The long-running entry car, sold only as a sedan in the U.S., was redesigned for the 2018 model year and updates its powertrain for the 2020 model year....
11:00, 08/23/2019

Ireland could try to block Mercosur trade deal on Amazon concerns: Varadkar As wildfires rage through the Brazilian Amazon, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said Dublin will vote against a trade deal between the European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur unles...
11:24, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Tesla in advanced talks with LG Chem on battery supply in China-source U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc is in advanced talks with South Korea's LG Chem Ltd to source batteries for vehicles to be made in its Shanghai plant, a person familiar with the matter said....
11:24, 08/23/2019

"Not A Selfish Guy": Rahane Not Concerned About Missing Out On Hundred Ajinkya Rahane, who last scored a Test century in 2017, starred for India on Day 1 of the opening Test against the West Indies with a gritty knock of 81....
11:48, 08/23/2019

Bury's future hangs in the balance: weekend football countdown – live! Shakers await fate amid threat of extinction after 135 yearsJames Bentley: losing Bury would devastate a communityYou can email Barry or tweet @bglendenning or post BTL 10.36am BST Newcastle United: N...
11:48, 08/23/2019

RBS and Santander ordered to fix PPI breaches The Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander have been ordered to audit their PPI processes by the competition watchdog after they failed to send, or sent inaccurate, payment protection insurance reminder...
11:48, 08/23/2019

With Amazon Rain Forest Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
12:12, 08/23/2019

Noah Syndergaard’s big night could have been so much more Mother Nature was the only thing that could stop Noah Syndergaard Thursday night at Citi Field. The Indians certainly weren’t going to. Syndergaard was in the midst of a dominating performance — a two...
12:12, 08/23/2019

Saquon Barkley peacemaker in Baker Mayfield-Daniel Jones flap CINCINNATI — Saquon Barkley played peacemaker this week, as Baker Mayfield reached out to him to help smooth over the comments the Browns quarterback made to GQ magazine that sure made it sound as if ...
12:12, 08/23/2019

Yankees swept by A’s as Tanaka comes back down to earth OAKLAND, Calif. — After the Yankees were swept out of the Bay Area by the resourceful Athletics and headed for Southern California to play the powerhouse Dodgers, Aaron Boone didn’t miss a gear in tal...
12:12, 08/23/2019

Daniel Jones showing Giants he’s ready to play now The Giants have told us Daniel Jones would be ready to play Week 1, and he is. He looks every bit as ready as Sam Darnold was last year at this time, only Darnold didn’t have Eli Manning standing in h...
12:12, 08/23/2019

Rookie Dwayne Haskins leads Washington Redskins past fumbling Atlanta Falcons If Case Keenum is still the leader in the Redskins’ QB competition, rookie Dwayne Haskins at least gave coach Jay Gruden more to think about.       ...
12:12, 08/23/2019

Daniel Jones takes big hit, keeps on ticking in another strong game for New York Giants New York Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones showed tremendous poise when he encountered another "Welcome to the NFL, kid" moment.       ...
12:12, 08/23/2019

Opinion: Why Vanderbilt can win the SEC football title, and why Alabama could not With the start of the college football season coming when Florida and Miami play Saturday, here are the first SEC rankings of the season.       ...
12:12, 08/23/2019

Fantasy football draft strategy: How to handle holdouts, find sleepers and ace your draft It's fantasy football season, and we want to help you dominate your draft. Here's how to handle holdouts, find best QB and TE values and get sleepers.       ...
12:12, 08/23/2019

Patriots safety Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted on one count of cocaine possession in New Hampshire for an offense that occurred around late June.       ...
12:12, 08/23/2019

Hernandez single in 9th lifts Dodgers over Blue Jays 3-2 Kiké Hernandez capped a three-run ninth inning by blooping a single to score Corey Seager and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 after being one-hit through eight innings &...
12:12, 08/23/2019

Raiders edge Packers on 80-yard field in Winnipeg Daniel Carson kicked a 33-yard field goal with 8 seconds remaining, and the Oakland Raiders earned a bizarre 22-21 preseason victory over the Green Bay Packers on a field that was shortened to 80 yard...
12:12, 08/23/2019

Roark strikes out seven, pitching A's to sweep of Yankees Tanner Roark struck out seven and didn't walk a batter over six-plus innings, Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka struggled early and the Oakland Athletics beat New York 5-3 for a three-game series s...
12:12, 08/23/2019

South Africa to take responsible approach to health reform: presidential aide South Africa will take a fiscally responsible approach to introducing universal health coverage, raising annual spending on a new National Health Insurance (NHI) program gradually to 33 billion rand (...
12:12, 08/23/2019

Sensex Jumps Over 700 Points From Day's Low As Markets Off 6-Month Trough Domestic stock markets recovered early losses to register sharp gains on Friday afternoon, rebounding from near six-month lows, as buying emerged in metal and energy stocks while IT stocks......
12:12, 08/23/2019

Lightning strike in Poland, heavy thunderstorm blamed for at least 5 deaths, more than 100 injuries in Tatra Mountains Several people are dead and a dozen reported injured after lightning struck during a thunderstorm in Poland's southern Tatra Mountains, officials said. ...
12:36, 08/23/2019

YouTube pulls hundreds of channels tied to Hong Kong influence campaign On Monday, both Twitter and Facebook announced they'd blocked accounts from China that were involved in disinformation attempts around protests in Hong Kong. Now YouTube revealed it has disabled ...
12:36, 08/23/2019

'A burger, a coffee, whatever': Food-delivery robots may soon roll up to Purdue's campus A company wants to bring cooler-size robots to deliver food on Purdue's campus. A West Lafayette board had several questions.       ...
12:36, 08/23/2019

Grocery store featured in 'Stranger Things' has become a tourist attraction, sells more Eggos than ever before The managers of the Piggly Wiggly, which was formerly called Bradley's Big Buy, say fans have been coming to the store every day since the third season of "Stranger Things" debuted....
13:00, 08/23/2019

Big Banks Struggled With Fed Communications Ahead of July FOMC As the Federal Reserve prepared to implement its first interest rate cut in over a decade, many of Wall Street’s biggest banks weren’t happy with the story officials were telling markets....
13:00, 08/23/2019

Conor McGregor says he was 'wrong' to punch man in face in Ireland bar Former UFC fighter Conor McGregor admitted he was “wrong” to punch a man in the face at a pub in his native Ireland earlier this year, according to a report....
13:24, 08/23/2019

Patriots safety Patrick Chung indicted in New Hampshire on cocaine possession charge New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted on a felony charge of cocaine possession in New Hampshire, according to the Belknap County Attorney’s Office....
13:24, 08/23/2019

Smriti Irani's Hilarious Disclaimer After A "Khalaas Meal" Union minister Smriti Irani was in Mumbai on Thursday to launch the Su.Re (sustainability resolution) project by the Textile Ministry. While at the maximum city, she made a stop at one of its iconic.....
13:48, 08/23/2019

No camping at Phish concert, as plague threatens travel plans (and ferrets) Fans who planned to camp during Phish concerts near Denver are making other plans because of plague, which also threatens another sort of wildlife.        ...
13:48, 08/23/2019

EU drafts plan for hundred billion-dollar fund to take on US tech firms, reports say European Union officials drafted a plan to launch a sovereign wealth fund to invest in companies that could compete with U.S. and Chinese tech giants, according to reports in the Financial Times and P...
13:48, 08/23/2019

Important for Europe to stay united on Iran: French official The three major European powers - Britain, France and Germany - must stay united on Iran, said a French official on Friday, speaking as world powers prepared to discuss relations with that country and...
14:12, 08/23/2019

Le Brexit breakthrough? Europe says 'Nein', 'non', 'no' After sterling soared and some British newspapers roared at a supposed Brexit victory for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Europe's power brokers had a more sobering message: the basic divorce deal is no...
14:12, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift Releases ‘Lover’ the Old-Fashioned Way The pop star’s 18-track, seventh studio album is out now, featuring the Dixie Chicks, St. Vincent and production by her go-to collaborator Jack Antonoff....
15:00, 08/23/2019

Seoul Cycle: Korea Feels the Trade War Burn South Korean stocks are among the world’s worst performers this year, as its export-focused companies grapple with not one, but two trade fights and slowing global growth....
15:00, 08/23/2019

Putin orders 'symmetrical response' to US missile test Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his military to prepare a "symmetrical response" to a recent US test of a cruise missile, the Kremlin said in a statement Friday....
15:00, 08/23/2019

ESPN's Ariel Helwani Pops A Boner Over Having A Role In Conor McGregor's PR Campaign Conor McGregor is many objectionable things. He’s a massive shithead, an outspoken bigot, a rich showy asshole, a violent rage-monster, a destroyer of other people’s personal property, and a puncher o...
15:24, 08/23/2019

Three Myths About Sparkling Water, Debunked Whether you call it seltzer, sparkling water or soda water, this bubbly beverage is getting popular by the day, with Americans guzzling it at increasing rates. And though it’s frequently marketed as p...
15:24, 08/23/2019

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's president accused his critics of setting them, to “call att...
15:24, 08/23/2019

Zimbabwe comedian is latest in torture of government critics A wave of abductions, torture and arrests in Zimbabwe are targeting opposition activists and other government critics, the latest being a popular comedian dragged from her home by armed and masked men...
15:24, 08/23/2019

Watch: Chicago Cubs' Kyle Hendricks spins pitching gem vs. San Francisco Giants Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks out-dueled Jeff Samardija and led his team to a narrow victory against the San Francisco Giants, allowing just three hits over seven scoreless innings....
15:24, 08/23/2019

Rise to the challenge: the essential kitchen kit for Great British Bake Off fans as the hit series returns tonight Aprons at the ready – the new series of The Great British Bake Off is set to return to our screens at the end of this month. Here's everything you need to get that infamous "well done" handshake from ...
15:24, 08/23/2019

William and Kate take budget flight after Harry and Meghan slammed over private jets Prince William, his wife Catherine and their three children took a budget airline flight on Thursday -- just days after his brother Prince Harry and wife Meghan faced criticism for their use of privat...
15:48, 08/23/2019

Stan Lee's daughter condemns Disney over Spider-Man split ‘No one could have treated my father worse than Marvel and Disney’s executives,’ says Joan Lee as she backs Sony in studio bust-upJoan Lee, the daughter of the late comics mogul Stan Lee, has spoken o...
15:48, 08/23/2019

Keith Haring’s Ignorance = Fear: political activism The pop artist and activist created the iconic poster that still resonates after 30 yearsPolitical activism pulsed through Keith Haring’s bright, brief career. He made posters and marched for nuclear ...
15:48, 08/23/2019

Missy Elliott announces last-minute release for her first album since 2005 The rapper has revealed on social media that ‘a collection of new songs’ known as Iconology will be unveiled at midnightMissy Elliott has announced a surprise release of her first record since 2005.Th...
15:48, 08/23/2019

Jidenna: 85 to Africa – Classic Man takes it back to the source The Wisconsin-born singer and rapper adds musical elements of his west African background, but the production lacks warmth(Epic)Pour out a little liquor for the Classic Man. It’s been a few years sinc...
15:48, 08/23/2019

Democrat Buttigieg targets mental illness, addiction in new plan Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent one million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's op...
16:12, 08/23/2019

Beverly Hills realtor busted for breaking into celebrity homes A Beverly Hills real estate agent and another man are accused of burglarizing the homes of celebrities, including Usher and Adam Lambert, often during open houses in tony Los Angeles neighborhoods, pr...
16:12, 08/23/2019

David Koch, conservative billionaire and philanthropist, dead at 79 David Koch — the billionaire co-owner of Koch Industries — has died. He was 79 years old. The death of the billionaire conservative icon, who stepped down from his role as executive vice president of ...
16:12, 08/23/2019

Sea turtles at risk as Trump weakens protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to cra...
16:12, 08/23/2019

Wisconsin too cheesy for Dems? Many 2020 delegates snag hotels closer to Chicago: reports Nearly half of the delegations scheduled to attend the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee next July will stay in hotels across the state line in Illinois -- stretching as far as the Chic...
16:36, 08/23/2019

The Amazon is burning because the world eats so much meat The Amazon fires are no accident. Many of them are being set by ranchers to clear land for cattle -- a traditional practice emboldened by Brazil's pro-business president, who is backed by the country'...
16:36, 08/23/2019

Not so terrific: Tom Brady's trademark refused The United States Patent and Trademark Office refused Tom Brady's application to trademark "Tom Terrific" because it "may falsely suggest a connection with Tom Seaver."...
16:36, 08/23/2019

How players are using uniform numbers to break MLB's unwritten rules The first 0 versus 0 matchup in MLB history. Four times as many 99s this young century as in the last. Why the weird digits? It's all part of a cultural shift in the sport....
16:36, 08/23/2019

Ringside Seat: A big fight for Yarde; a lot on the line for Kovalev Anthony Yarde is fighting for his first world title, while Sergey Kovalev aims to retain his light heavyweight belt and get a step closer to a unification bout -- or to a megafight with Canelo Alvarez...
16:36, 08/23/2019

Dolphins coach Brian Flores says playing Jay-Z songs during practice meant to 'challenge' Kenny Stills Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores wanted to 'challenge' receiver Kenny Stills by playing eight consecutive Jay-Z songs during a recent practice.       ...
17:00, 08/23/2019

Everyone is appalled by Wario's poor excuse for nipples This week, the official Twitter account of Sega posted a 4-minute clip of the upcoming Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The video shows off some new gameplay from the upcoming N...
17:00, 08/23/2019

North Korea calls Pompeo ‘diehard toxin’ for promoting sanctions Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho also warned that his country is “ready for both dialogue and standoff,” according to a statement carried by the KCNA news agency....
17:00, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong families form peaceful human chains ahead of airport protest Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined hands to form human chains on Friday in a peaceful protest, with almost three months of anti-government demonstrations showing no sign of let-up acros...
17:00, 08/23/2019

Israeli teenager killed by bomb near settlement: Israeli officials An Israeli teenager was killed and her father and brother were injured by a Palestinian bomb near a settlement in the occupied West Bank on Friday, Israeli officials said....
17:00, 08/23/2019

How Uighurs are using a popular video app to mourn missing relatives Dozens of short videos featuring Uighurs crying silently have surfaced on a popular Chinese video app. Activists say the videos may contain hidden messages and are a form of protest against China's "r...
17:24, 08/23/2019

German farmers are 'feeling' climate change Extreme weather brings "extreme challenges," Germany's farmer association said while presenting their report on this year's harvest. The farmers urged the government to help bring in seasonal workers ...
17:24, 08/23/2019

Religions for Peace: Women push for gender equality At this year's global religion summit on Lake Constance, female delegates from Africa, Asia and the Middle East made clear women must have a greater say....
17:24, 08/23/2019

100% Fruit Juice May Improve Kids' Diet Quality, Says Study The study said that the skepticism about fruit juices needs to be done away with as they are in fact, good for kids, given that they are a 100 per cent organic and do not contain added flavours....
17:24, 08/23/2019

5 Delicious Recipes You Can Prepare With Cumin Jeera Recipes: Cumin isn't just a versatile spice in an Indian home, it also boasts of multiple health benefits. Let's look at few delicious ways to add this wonder spice to your daily diet....
17:24, 08/23/2019

David Koch, billionaire philanthropist and prolific GOP donor, dead at 79 David Koch, the billionaire former executive Vice President of Koch Industries who, along with his brother, was one of the most prolific and controversial GOP donors in politics, has died, his family ...
17:24, 08/23/2019

| Portfolio Committee welcomes PSL return to SABC The Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture welcomed the newly signed broadcast agreement, which sees the Absa Premiership matches aired on SABC....
17:24, 08/23/2019

| Bok RWC squad: Expect 'mundane Monday'! The principle of consistency unlikely to be suddenly binned by Rassie Erasmus, the Boks’ World Cup squad will be low on shock value, expects Rob Houwing....
17:24, 08/23/2019

Canadian Consulate Suspends Travel for Hong Kong Staff The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said Friday it has suspended official travel for local staff, following the detention of a U.K. Consulate employee during a trip to mainland China. A spokesperson ...
17:24, 08/23/2019

Lightning Strikes Kill 5, Injure Over 100 In Europe’s Tatra Mountains (WARSAW, Poland) — Lightning struck across the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and neighboring Slovakia on Thursday, killing five people and injuring over 100 others in an area popular with h...
17:24, 08/23/2019

Rockin 'n' rollin on Mars: Rolling Stones have space rock named after them The Rolling Stones have rocked stages around the world in their more than 50-year career. But now their influence has gone into space after NASA's Mars InSight Mission named a rock on the planet......
17:24, 08/23/2019

Check Out Tom Brady And His Stupid Hat Check out Tom Brady’s stupid hat! He wore it last night after the Patriots’ 10-3 preseason win over the Panthers. It’s a nice big hat, one that might protect you from the sun’s harmful rays. Unfortuna...
17:48, 08/23/2019

Binotto: F1's current Pirelli tyre process is "wrong" for Ferrari The Ferrari Formula 1 team has questioned the current process for establishing the tyre specification for the season, following the debate over supplier Pirelli's thinner-tread 2019 rubber...
17:48, 08/23/2019

WWI ghost fleet becomes first US National Marine Sanctuary since 2000 An area in Maryland that’s home to abandoned World War I-era steamships has been designated a new national marine sanctuary.        ...
18:12, 08/23/2019

Gabby Giffords speaks to Texas town hall on guns Former U.S. congresswoman and shooting survivor Gabby Giffords briefly spoke at a town hall meeting in El Paso, Texas on Thursday night. (Aug. 23)        ...
18:12, 08/23/2019

Veterans get the welcome home they always deserved Many older veterans didn't get the welcome home they deserved. This group is showing them that we care.        ...
18:12, 08/23/2019

Premier League head defends VAR tech and tells fans to 'live with it' The head of the Premier League's new video assistant referee (VAR) system has defended the controversial technology - telling Sky News "it's definitely here to stay"....
18:36, 08/23/2019

Tiffany Haddish Tries to Prove She's Friends With Taylor Swift on Kids Say the Darndest Things Are Tiffany Haddish and Taylor Swift really friends? The kids of Kids Say the Darndest Things aren't so sure. In a new sneak peek of the ABC comedy show, host Haddish learns that one......
18:36, 08/23/2019

Grey's Anatomy Boss Blasts ABC for Casting Sean Spicer on Dancing With the Stars Dancing With the Stars' casting decisions for season 28 have been, let's say controversial. Well, one casting decision in particular: Sean Spicer. The former White House press......
18:36, 08/23/2019

David Koch, billionaire industrialist and libertarian political activist, dies at 79 The Koch brothers financed one of the most influential political networks in the modern era. David Koch's net worth was estimated at $42 billion....
18:36, 08/23/2019

China strikes back at U.S. with new tariffs on $75 billion in goods China said on Friday it will impose retaliatory tariffs against about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods, putting as much as an extra 10% on top of existing rates in the dispute between the world's top t...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Top U.S. publishers sue Amazon's Audible for copyright infringement Amazon.com Inc's Audible was sued by some of the top U.S. publishers for copyright infringement on Friday, aiming to block a planned rollout of a feature called 'Audible Captions' that shows the text...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Tesla agrees to buy LG Chem batteries for China EVs, sources say Batteries made by LG Chem will be used initially in Model 3 cars manufactured in the plant near Shanghai, Tesla’s first outside of the U.S., sources told Bloomberg....
19:00, 08/23/2019

Girl, 6, Raped By Three 10-Year-Old Boys In Chhattisgarh School: Police A Class I student of a government school in Chattisgarh's capital Raipur was raped allegedly by three 10-year-old schoolmates, police said on Friday....
19:00, 08/23/2019

"Made In India" Written All Over "Little Sun" Being Created In France The world's best scientists are trying to create a miniature Sun on Earth to tap its fusion energy, costing over Euro 20 billion and India is a full partner in this mega project. Called The ITER......
19:00, 08/23/2019

Angel Tax Provisions For Start-Ups Removed: Nirmala Sitharaman In a major relief to entrepreneurs and startups, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced that the 'angel tax' provision will be withdrawn for startups and their investors....
19:00, 08/23/2019

Dalai Lama To Be Invited For Guru Nanak's Birth Anniversary: Minister Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will be among a host of dignitaries who will be invited to join the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Sikhism's founder Guru Nanak Dev, Punjab Minister......
19:00, 08/23/2019

Angel Tax Provisions For Start-Ups Removed, Says Finance Minister The government today announced measures to revive economic growth and markets including the withdrawal of higher taxes for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) and said it would release funds for bank.....
19:00, 08/23/2019

PM Inaugurates Memorial Honouring Victims Of 2 Plane Crashes In France Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday digitally inaugurated a memorial in the honour of the victims of two Air India crashes at the foothills of the Mont Blanc mountain in France in which several......
19:00, 08/23/2019

Amazon rainforest fires: global leaders urged to divert Brazil from 'suicide' path Experts say international pressure may be only way to sway Bolsonaro governmentInternational pressure may be the only way to stop the Brazilian government from taking a “suicide” path in the Amazon, o...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Kashmir city on lockdown after calls for protest march Posters in India-administered Srinagar urged people to defy ban on public gatheringsThe main city in Indian-administered Kashmir has been placed under lockdown following calls for residents to march e...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Amazon fires: the tribes fighting to save their dying rainforest – video Indigenous people in Brazil have vowed to protect their land as large swathes of the Amazon forest continue to burn. The largest rainforest in the world absorbs billions of tonnes of CO2 every year, s...
19:00, 08/23/2019

French authorities launch probe into rape charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein case The chief Paris prosecutor has announced he is opening an investigation into the rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein....
19:00, 08/23/2019

Pensioner fleeced out of more than £2k by pickpockets who preyed on bus passengers A pensioner who was fleeced out of more than £2,000 by a pickpocketing duo who preyed on vulnerable bus passengers today said she now felt unsafe going out....
19:00, 08/23/2019

NRA rivals see opening as turmoil grips nation’s biggest gun rights group As the National Rifle Association grapples with the drama inside the country’s most powerful gun-rights organization – and Democrats ramp up their gun control push – other gun-rights groups that have ...
19:24, 08/23/2019

France to investigate rape charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein case France opened an investigation on Friday into the alleged rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case, the chief Paris prosecutor announced....
19:24, 08/23/2019

South Sudan: UN rights experts see little headway on peace deal amid spike in local-level violence A United Nations expert group looking at human rights in South Sudan said on Friday that it is “deeply concerned” that, although the overall armed conflict has waned, there has been little progress in...
19:48, 08/23/2019

Topping world rankings is not important, says England’s Ben Youngs • ‘You don’t need the rankings to tell us where we are as a team’• Manu Tuilagi ‘looking great’ going into Ireland warm-upThe England scrum-half Ben Youngs has dismissed the significance of the world ...
20:12, 08/23/2019

Keystone XL Pipeline Plan Is Approved by Nebraska Supreme Court The pipeline has been the subject of litigation for years, and became a proxy for a national debate between environmentalists and the energy industry....
20:12, 08/23/2019

Trolling Trump, Joe Walsh Tries to Recruit George Conway for Nascent Challenge In a signal that he intends to bait Mr. Trump into engagement with him, Mr. Walsh, a conservative radio show host, is wooing the husband of Kellyanne Conway....
20:12, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift 'Lover' reviews: Critics are enamored by the 'earnest,' 'romantic' new album Critics are falling in love with Taylor Swift's album "Lover," saying it shows a new side of Swift and has a positively free and calm sound.        ...
20:36, 08/23/2019

Special prosecutor named to look into dropped charges against Jussie Smollett A Chicago judge on Friday named a special prosecutor to look into why state prosecutors abruptly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett.        ...
20:36, 08/23/2019

Scooter Braun praises Taylor Swift’s new album 'Lover' as 'brilliant' following feud No "Bad Blood" between Scooter Braun and Taylor Swift? The music mogul took to Twitter to congratulate the "Lover" singer on her new album.        ...
20:36, 08/23/2019

Orlando Bloom on his helicopter proposal to Katy Perry: Where can you 'do this privately?' Orlando Bloom, who proposed to Katy Perry on a helicopter, seeks alignment with her. "I've been married and divorced and I don't want to do it again."        ...
20:36, 08/23/2019

Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler support Planned Parenthood amid loss of federal funding Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler and Maggie Gyllenhaal are defending Planned Parenthood against what they call a "direct attack on the equality of women."        ...
20:36, 08/23/2019

ISIS-inspired Queens women plead guilty to NYC bomb plot Two Al Qaeda and ISIS-inspired women from Queens who blabbed to an undercover federal agent for months about their plans to build bombs to set off in New York City gave up on their not guilty pleas on...
20:36, 08/23/2019

U.S. trade group says 'unrealistic' for American retailers to exit China The U.S. National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Friday it is "unrealistic" for American retailers to move out of China, the world's second-largest economy, as 95% of the world's consumers live outsi...
20:37, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Qualcomm wins a pause in enforcement of FTC ruling Qualcomm Inc won a partial stay against the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling in a lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), according to a court filing on Friday....
20:37, 08/23/2019

Alleged “snake oil” crypto company sues over boos at Black Hat Enlarge / Things got weird during a sponsored talk at this year's Black Hat USA conference. Now it's spawning a lawsuit. (credit: Getty Images) One of the strangest moments at the Black Hat USA secu...
20:37, 08/23/2019

Christian couple can sue over Minnesota same-sex marriage video law A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit by a Minnesota couple challenging a state law requiring that their video production company film same-sex weddings, which they say violates their Ch...
21:00, 08/23/2019

Trump asks who is bigger enemy, Fed Chair Powell or China's Xi? President Donald Trump reacted furiously on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke about the trade war with China and economic risks to the United States, asking whether his appointee...
21:00, 08/23/2019

Ashes 2019: England skittled for 67 v Australia, third Test day two – as it happened England have a mountain to climb are after disastrous day at Headingley which saw them bowled out for 67England’s Ashes hopes fade as Australia turn screw on day of despair 7.49pm BST Geoff Lemon on b...
21:00, 08/23/2019

Company which bought Bury debt reported to be owned by partner of Dale’s daughter • MP calls for investigation into deal which proved vital• Debt purchase gave company crucial vote in favour of CVAA company which bought a £7m debt owed by Bury for £70,000, and was then able to wiel...
21:00, 08/23/2019

Wonderkid Evenepoel signs new long-term deal with Deceuninck – Quick-Step "Cycling news - Remco Evenepoel has been rewarded for his impressive first season at World Tour level with a new and improved contract at Deceuninck – Quick-Step."...
21:00, 08/23/2019

Rangers handed partial stadium ban for fans' racist behaviour "Rangers have been ordered by UEFA to close a section of their Ibrox Stadium for Thursday\u0027s Europa League meeting with Legia Warsaw due to racist behaviour which includes \"sectarian singing\" by...
21:00, 08/23/2019

Strong winds sweep restaurant employees off their feet during storm Zach Balogh and his roommate were sitting in their living room in Clemson, South Carolina, as winds started to howl when they heard the piercing beeps and buzzes of storm alerts....
21:00, 08/23/2019

China will retaliate with tariffs on $75 billion more of US goods and resume auto duties China says the new tariffs will begin Sept. 1 and Dec. 15. That's when President Trump's latest tariffs on Chinese goods are to take effect....
21:00, 08/23/2019

3rd Test: Labuschagne Fifty Takes Australia's Lead Close To 300 On Day 2 ENG vs AUS 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights, Ashes 2019: Marnus Labuschagne brought up his third consecutive half-century in Tests as Australia post 171/6 on day 2....
21:24, 08/23/2019

India’s Moon lander just snapped its first photo of the lunar surface The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has had a big week already. The group’s Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the Moon a few days ago, which is a major milesto...
21:24, 08/23/2019

I Pledge My Undying Allegiance to Princess, the Hypnotizing Dog When I opened my eyes this morning, I had no idea there was a dog internationally famous for its apparent ability to hypnotize people. Then everything changed:...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Trump Brain Status: Moo Goo Gai Pan Here’s a real stumper for you from Donald Trump. Who is our bigger “enemy”: Jerome Powell, the man Trump handpicked to run the Federal Reserve, or Chinese President Xi Jinping?...
21:24, 08/23/2019

ICE Facilities Are Sounding More and More Like Guantanamo Bay Satellites Evgenii Ivanov has not eaten since August 4. The 41 year old Russian citizen is currently detained at the Otay Mesa Detention Center in California, where he’s has skipped 51 meals in the past few week...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Powell hints the Fed will cut interest rates again as soon as next month Fed Chairman Jerome Powell hinted the Fed will cut rates again as soon as next month. He cited the US trade war with China and global turbulence       ...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Overstock.com CEO resigns after speaking of 'Deep State,' investigations of Trump, Clinton Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne has resigned days after previous letter speaking of the "deep state'' and helping investigations of Trump, Clinton       ...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Trump’s disastrous China trade war could make a recession unavoidable We're going to have a recession sooner or later. But Trump's trade war hurts the economy, and his tax cut ideas won't help. Here's what we should do.      ...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Want a Batcave for your car? Aston Martin designs fancy garages Aston Martin will now allow car owners of any make to custom-build their own luxury storage facility just for their car.       ...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Corporations are abusing people. Here's how to better protect workers and consumers. From wage theft to predatory lending to unsafe housing, state and local prosecutors have power to hold corporations accountable. They should use it.       ...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Don't Wear Contact Lenses While Showering or Swimming Contact lens technology has improved drastically since the days when your only option was putting hard plastic chips on your eyeball. But even with all the optical advancements, there are still some a...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife found dead; son sought as suspect Former NFL lineman Barry Bennett and his wife were found Wednesday after a friend went to their Minnesota home for a welfare check.       ...
21:24, 08/23/2019

GOG Galaxy 2.0 beats all the other PC platforms by joining them (literally) GOG, that other gaming platform, created a new launcher specifically to help everyone get all their games in one place. I finally tried it, and it’s a surprisingly gratifying experience. The Store War...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Why reCAPTCHA is actually an act of human torture Like many things that start out as a mere annoyance, though eventually grow into somewhat of an affliction. One particular dark and insidious thing has more than reared its ugly head in recent years, ...
21:24, 08/23/2019

AWS issues are causing erratic cryptocurrency market data in Asia Cryptocurrency exchanges are reportedly experiencing some disruption – how the tables have turned – after an outage at Amazon’s Web Services (AWS) cloud. Binance, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurr...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Hackers behind Texas ransomware attacks want $2.5 million The threat actor behind the coordinated ransomware attack against multiple Texas local governments may have gained access to its computer systems via a third-party software provider. According to NPR,...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial Times, it seems that some of Facebook‘s early backer...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Amazon rainforest fire a 'crisis', Macron says, but Brazil pushes back: What we know As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."        ...
21:48, 08/23/2019

Fired Over Facebook Posts On Hong Kong Protests: Cathay Flight Attendant A flight attendant on Friday accused Cathay Pacific of summarily firing her over Facebook posts linked to Hong Kong's political crisis, adding to concerns about a China-driven witch-hunt to root out.....
21:48, 08/23/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas, Supreme Court says Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed three weeks of radiation therapy at a New York City hospital to treat a malignant tumor on her pancreas, the court said Friday....
22:12, 08/23/2019

Trade war explodes as Trump clashes with US firms over ‘order’ to abandon China, block fentanyl shipments President Trump's trade war with China boiled over Friday as Beijing slapped retaliatory tariffs on America and the president declared he's ordering U.S. companies to prepare to leave the country and ...
22:12, 08/23/2019

Leak reveals new details about the best camera phone of 2019 (and it’s not an iPhone or Pixel) Huawei is rumored to launch the Mate 30 Pro as soon as September 19th, a day before Apple’s iPhone 11 handsets are expected to hit store shelves. The closer we get to these flagship phone launch...
22:12, 08/23/2019

The Russian spy who posed as a Canadian for more than 20 years Elena Vavilova’s book offers rare insight into the Soviet deep-cover ‘illegals’ programme“A spy has to be an actor, but an actor that doesn’t need a public or a stage, and doesn’t require the approval...
22:36, 08/23/2019

'It's devastating'. End of GM in Ohio town as Trump fails to bring back midwest jobs Closing of Chevrolet plant is latest blow in a slow, painful decline in Lordstown – an area that has suffered more than most from the outsourcing of jobs overseasFor years, the General Motors plant in...
22:36, 08/23/2019

8-year-old German boy takes mom's car on high-speed joyride — again An 8-year-old boy has taken his mother's car on a joyride for the second time in a week. Police said the grade-schooler didn't appear to care about traffic laws....
22:36, 08/23/2019

PCC officials find suspicious package ‘harmless’ TUCSON – The Pima Community College District Office facility was evacuated after a “suspicious package” was discovered Friday morning. The scene is now clearing after PCC officials said the package wa...
22:36, 08/23/2019

‘I’m pretty terrified of spiders’: Doctors find brown recluse spider in Missouri woman’s ear KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSHB) — Susie Torres thought she had water in her left ear. When it would not go away, she went to see a doctor and was in for quite a surprise when a medical assistant first checked...
22:36, 08/23/2019

Golder Ranch Fire: Blown fuse ignited brush fire on Highway 79 TUCSON – A fire investigation is underway after it burned nearly an acre of brush near milepost 109 of Highway 79 Thursday afternoon. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, investigators belie...
22:36, 08/23/2019

PHOTOS: Lightning, colors and fire Check out these viewer-submitted photos from Thursday, Aug. 23, 2019. You can submit photos HERE. #metaslider_311072_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} ...
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Another round of storms today! TUCSON – Today looks like our most active day! Scattered storms are expected across the area this afternoon. Biggest impacts include heavy rain, flooding and gusty wind.  Today: Scattered after...
22:36, 08/23/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's network: Who's who in his circle Jeffrey Epstein was connected to many celebrities, scientists and politicians. Who's who of his network, explained.        ...
22:36, 08/23/2019

They've Got the Power, We've Got the Black Ass Game Some truths are undeniable; among them: that Power on Starz is unmatched. The show is brimming with grit, betrayal and ALL the drama. And for this good-ass television, we offer our gratitude to the TV...
22:36, 08/23/2019

Good Genes, Great Living and a Few CCs? Eternally Bae Angela Bassett Admits to ‘A Little Bit’ of Botox We stan a celebrity beauty secret, and when it comes to enduring beauty, there are few women who remain as flawless as Angela Bassett, who turned 61 on Aug. 16. While Bassett’s seemingly uncrackable b...
22:36, 08/23/2019