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'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century

They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solution...

'This is not a 'what if' story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century

Source: theguardian.com

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Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.        ...
23:36, 06/18/2019

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped of its right to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing ...
19:24, 05/22/2019

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has appeared in a Japanese courtroom for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct. Thursday’s session is the first in ...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Earthquake rocks Japan; tsunami advisory issued A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.        ...
18:12, 06/18/2019

Earthquake shakes northern Netherlands, no injuries reported THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has shaken the northern Dutch province of Groningen, the latest in a series of tremors blamed on decades of gas extraction from underground res...
11:24, 05/22/2019

Tokyo Olympics cut spending; sports federations unhappy TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics are caught between the proverbial rock and hard place. Tokyo organizers are trying to cut spending, under pressure from the International Olympic Committee, which has b...
13:12, 05/08/2019

The curse of Masakado: why Tokyo is still haunted by a malevolent ghost The tale of the ‘first samurai’ whose severed head still terrorises Tokyoites today is the story of the city itselfA Tokyo bank once opened an account in the name of a man who had been dead for 1,000 ...
14:12, 06/10/2019

Ghosn's fight to prove innocence begins in Tokyo Pre-trial hearings began in Tokyo against Carlos Ghosn over allegations ranging from falsifying financial records to redirecting company money into his own accounts....
18:48, 05/23/2019

Strong earthquake hits off coast of El Salvador, tsunami possible SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A strong earthquake hit off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours. Authorities say a tsunami...
12:36, 05/30/2019

Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. local time Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the nor...
22:12, 06/18/2019

Putin and Xi cement an alliance for the 21st century As Western allies gather to commemorate one of the greatest military feats of the 20th century, China and Russia are thinking of a new alliance for a new century....
08:36, 06/06/2019

Einstein's theory was proved a century ago today A century ago today a British astronomer verified one of the most revolutionary scientific ideas to have ever been proposed: Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity....
10:36, 05/29/2019

Rare photos of 19th-century China Before the arrival of photography, the Western imagination of China was based on paintings, written travelogues and dispatches from a seemingly far-off land....
10:00, 06/18/2019

A century-old feud between millionaires is now key to getting Trump’s tax returns A 1924 law that could compel Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to hand over Trump's tax returns was forged amid the fallout from the Teapot Dome Scandal....
21:48, 05/07/2019

France Outfoxes America in the M&A Sale of the Century Alstom’s old boss was castigated for selling its energy assets to GE. But that deal has been a disaster for the buyer and a lifesaver for the seller....
18:48, 05/07/2019

Britain has first coal-free week in over a century Britain, the birth place of coal power, has gone seven days without electricity from coal-fired stations for the first time since its 19th century industrial revolution, the country's power grid opera...
20:12, 05/08/2019

Palestinians say U.S. 'deal of the century' will finish off their state The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, still in draft form after almost two years, is seen by Palestinians, and by some Arab officials and politicians, as a plan t...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Botticelli painting revealed under century of varnish British art restorers working on a painting long thought to be a later imitation of a Sandro Botticelli masterpiece have found it in fact came from the Italian renaissance artist's own workshop....
18:36, 04/28/2019

| Imam century powers Pakistan against England Imam-ul-Haq came into form ahead of the World Cup with a career-best 151 as Pakistan made 358 for nine against tournament hosts England in the third ODl at Bristol....
18:48, 05/14/2019

Warming oceans may kill 17% of all sea life by end of century WASHINGTON — The world’s oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says. ...
02:12, 06/12/2019

Luke Voit could be Cashman’s heist of the century The night Luke Voit was traded to the Yankees, we all sort of empathized with Chasen Shreve crying after he heard the news. Sure, he had his struggles but here was a guy who spent a chunk of his baseb...
18:36, 05/02/2019

The average animal will be 10 per cent smaller in the next century Destroying habitats, poaching wildlife and changing the climate will cause mammals and birds to experience “substantial ecological downsizing” over the next 100 years....
12:00, 05/23/2019

Human influence on drought started a century ago Enlarge / The expected pattern of human influence on drought (brown is more drought, green is less drought) for regions with long-term records. (credit: Marvel et al./Nature) Droughts are weather ex...
14:12, 05/02/2019

Step Up: Tokyo Olympic podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
11:24, 06/11/2019

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
11:48, 06/05/2019

KYEM, FEMA Conducting Series Of Earthquake Drills In Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky – Local and national emergency officials are conducting a series of earthquake drills in Kentucky. The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM), in partnership with Federal Emerg...
01:48, 06/03/2019

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
20:12, 05/15/2019

Tokyo's tipping point: is the impenetrable city finally opening up? As Japan’s capital welcomes immigrants and prepares to host the Olympics, 2019 could be the year the world’s largest megalopolis goes truly globalOn a warm May evening in the narrow alleys of Omoide Y...
14:12, 06/10/2019

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser....
04:24, 05/26/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
10:36, 06/11/2019

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at the Special Edition of The London Photograph Fair ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

1 Dead, 26 Injured As Strong 8.0 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Peru A powerful 8.0-earthquake toppled houses, blocked roads and knocked out power in parts of Peru on Sunday, killing one person and injuring at least 26 others as the shockwave extended into neighboring....
20:48, 05/27/2019

Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake The Alberta Energy Regulator is moving to restrict oilfield fracking activity near the Brazeau Reservoir in east central Alberta as a precaution following a 4.3 magnitude earthquake south of the area ...
06:36, 05/28/2019

Watch the trailer for Ghostwire: Tokyo — the latest from Evil Within studio The studio that made The Evil Within is back with something completley new. It's called Ghostwire: Tokyo, and it looks like a paranormal ninja adventure.Read More...
03:24, 06/10/2019

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
12:12, 06/11/2019

El Salvador earthquake: 6.6 magnitude shake sends residents running The 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday morning. Authorities said a small tsunami was possible.        ...
17:24, 05/30/2019

Kentucky Hosts Regional Earthquake Drill To Test Responses FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials in Kentucky are among those in eight states taking part in a 10-day earthquake preparedness event. It’s being called the largest full-scale exercise in ...
01:36, 06/04/2019

IOC proposes Tokyo 2020 Games boxing plan without AIBA The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday thrashed out the plan for the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics as it looks to run them without the suspen...
21:24, 06/19/2019

Earthquake-resistant paint could help brick buildings survive tremors Brick buildings could be made more earthquake resilient with a glass fibre paint. It improves their overall strength and helps them flex during shakes....
21:00, 04/28/2019

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illu...
16:24, 06/14/2019

6.1-Magnitude Earthquake In Panama Leaves One Injured, Minor Damage A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Panama on Sunday, injuring one person and causing minor damage to businesses and homes, the Central American country's president said....
07:36, 05/13/2019

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes Panama area near Costa Rica MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong earthquake has struck as a lightly populated area of Panama near its border with Costa Rica. There are no immediate reports of damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Surv...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Mexico arrests owner of school devastated by 2017 earthquake Mexican police have arrested on manslaughter charges the owner of a Mexico City school that collapsed during a devastating 2017 earthquake, killing 19 children and seven adults, authorities said on Sa...
01:12, 05/12/2019

Earthquake of 7.5 magnitude hits remote area of Indonesia: USGS An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck in a remote area of Indonesia in the Banda Sea on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no initial tsunami warnings....
05:24, 06/24/2019

Japan's emperor declares abdication in historic ceremony in Tokyo In a formal morning coat, Japan’s popular 85-year-old emperor abdicated his throne Tuesday during a brief and solemn palace ceremony that was televised live to the nation....
15:48, 04/30/2019

| Strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes NE of Tonga: US quake monitor A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck centred 97 kilometres (60 miles) north-east of Ohonua, on the Pacific island of Tonga, the US Geological Survey reported....
08:36, 06/16/2019

The year of Akira: how does 2019 Neo-Tokyo compare with today's city? From architecture to highways and the Olympic stadium, how does reality shape up against Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 animated dystopia?It’s 2019 and Tokyo is a sprawling megalopolis preparing for the 2020 ...
10:36, 06/16/2019

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Southern Japan, No Tsunami Threat A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit southern Japan Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities said there was no tsunami threat....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Pope dons helmut to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet on Sunday and entered a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three year...
14:00, 06/16/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolts southern Japan, no tsunami warning An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit off the coast of southern Japan on Friday but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage, the Japan Meteorologica...
04:36, 05/10/2019

Pope dons helmet to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis has donned a white firefighter's safety helmet to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after ...
20:12, 06/16/2019

Huge earthquake strikes Japan, triggers tsunami warning A massive earthquake struck northwestern Japan — prompting officials to issue a warning of a tsunami that could reach heights of more than three feet along parts of the coast. The 6.8-magnitude ...
19:12, 06/18/2019

Darwin earthquake: city centre evacuated after 7.2 magnitude tremor Bureau of Meteorology says no tsunami threat from earthquake, which occurred at a depth of 200km in the Banda Sea, north of AustraliaDarwin residents have reported buildings swaying and parts of the c...
07:12, 06/24/2019

Tremors felt in Australia after 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Banda Sea A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near to Indonesia's Tanimbar islands in Banda Sea Monday, with tremors being felt as far away as northern Australia....
09:48, 06/24/2019

U.S. Geological Survey says magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — U.S. Geological Survey says magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea....
16:36, 05/14/2019

A Powerful Earthquake Triggered a Tsunami Alert in Papua New Guinea (CANBERRA, Australia) — A powerful earthquake struck Papua New Guinea late Tuesday evening, triggering a tsunami alert for coastal areas up to 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) away. The U.S. Geologi...
19:24, 05/14/2019

Rescue Efforts Are Underway After an Earthquake Kills at Least 12 in Southwest China (BEIJING) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media accoun...
10:48, 06/18/2019

| Stirling century can't stop Bangladesh beating Ireland Paul Stirling's century was insufficent to prevent Bangladesh beating Ireland in a triangular series ODI with Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das starring for the visitors....
00:12, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump's ideas for success on energy are so last century President Donald Trump's effort to expand offshore oil and gas exploration has stalled, and may be dead in the water. There are better ways to achieve "energy dominance."...
16:48, 05/03/2019

Balanchine and Cunningham: The Titans of 20th-Century Dance Bettijane Sills, in “Broadway, Balanchine & Beyond,” and Marianne Preger-Simon, in “Dancing With Merce Cunningham,” recall two master choreographers....
22:24, 05/31/2019

Natural cycles had little to do with 20th-century temperature trends Enlarge (credit: UpNorthMemories) Reconstructing crime scenes is more or less what most geoscientists do for a living. Sometimes the “whodunnit” revolves around a mass extinction event 66 million ye...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Himalayan glaciers melting far faster this century: study Himalayan glaciers have been melting twice as fast since the start of this century, underscoring the threat the climate crisis poses to water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across Asia, a...
22:00, 06/19/2019

Warner hits century as Australia beat Pakistan "David Warner scored his first century since returning from a ban as holders Australia ran out comfortable 41-run winners over Pakistan in the World Cup at Taunton on Wednesday."...
22:12, 06/12/2019

Farmhouse that’s a century older than America is for sale in Ohio Finding a well-preserved home for sale that was built before the Revolutionary War is a rarity. Finding one in the middle of Ohio — a state founded in 1870, almost 100 years after after the Amer...
04:48, 06/12/2019

D-Day's 24 hours changed 20th century, and Europe, forever A dwindling number of D-Day veterans will be on hand in Normandy this year when international leaders gather to honor them on the invasion's 75th anniversary....
14:24, 06/02/2019

D-Day’s 24 Hours Changed the 20th Century, and Europe, Forever ON OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — All at once, Charles Shay tried to stanch the bleeding from a ripped-open stomach, dull the pain with morphine and soothe the mind of a dying fellow American army m...
08:24, 06/03/2019

Neymar hits half-century as PSG are held by Nice "Edinson Cavani missed a stoppage-time penalty as Paris St Germain continued their stuttering end to the season with a 1-1 Ligue 1 draw at home to Nice, with Neymar notching his 50th goal for the club...
20:36, 05/04/2019

Roger Federer reaches century of career titles Roger Federer claimed the 100th title of his remarkable career with a straight sets victory over Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the Dubai title Saturday for the eighth time....
18:36, 04/28/2019

D-Day’s 24 hours changed 20th century, and Europe, forever OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — A dwindling number of D-Day veterans will be on hand in Normandy this year when international leaders gather to honor them on the invasion’s 75th anniversary. They inc...
12:12, 06/02/2019

Half a century later, red-legged frogs return to Yosemite The red-legged frog, featured in a Mark Twain short story, is back at Yosemite National Park after a 50-year absence.        ...
03:48, 05/07/2019

In photos: Art for auction at Christie's 20th Century Week Christie's auction house gives a media preview of it's 20th Century Week offerings at Rockefeller Plaza on May 3, 2019, in New York City. Six auctions will feature works from Van Gogh to Koons....
09:48, 05/04/2019

Evil Within studio debuts supernatural action adventure, 'Ghostwire Tokyo' The studio behind horror series The Evil Within is building an action-adventure game set in a city of supernatural evil, called Ghostwire Tokyo. Tango Gameworks founder Shinji Mikami and the title...
06:48, 06/10/2019

Bethesda at E3 2019: Deathloop and Ghostwire Tokyo enliven muted show Two intriguing new games and fresh trailers for Doom Eternal and Wolfenstein: Youngblood make up for a lacklustre eveningThose hoping for a glimpse of Elder Scrolls VI or the highly anticipated sci-fi...
13:36, 06/10/2019

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れるかThere is a simple riposte to anyone who doubts a...
16:12, 06/11/2019

Tsunami alert issued after strong earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea A tsunami alert that warned of "hazardous" waves was issued for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands after a powerful earthquake rattled the region late Tuesday....
16:48, 05/14/2019

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off northwestern Japan, tsunami warning issued TOKYO (AP) — Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off northwestern Japan, tsunami warning issued....
17:48, 06/18/2019

| Tiger trims events to stay fresh but eyes Tokyo Olympics Tiger Woods plans to practice smarter and play less to keep his body fresh, but the 43-year-old golf star might change that strategy to reach the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....
18:48, 05/14/2019

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S. during state visit to Tokyo Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corporate leaders to come....
15:36, 05/25/2019

Olympics: Alternative organization for Tokyo boxing 'not rocket science' - Bach Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organization could run the boxing competition at next year's Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport's amateur governing body AIBA....
09:00, 05/04/2019

Donald Trump presents trophy at Tokyo sumo wrestling event MOBARA, Japan — President Donald Trump presented a special Trump trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo on Sunday as he got a taste of one of Japan’s most treasured cultural institut...
12:12, 05/26/2019

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay route....
20:00, 06/01/2019

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas TOKYO (AP) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by re...
06:36, 06/01/2019

Rowing chief Rolland pleased as Tokyo 2020 venue opens Sea Forest Waterway, which will play host to rowing events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, opened on Sunday with the sport's world governing body praising organizers for delivering a "world class" ve...
10:48, 06/16/2019

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
09:24, 06/07/2019

Owner of Mexico City school where 26 died in 2017 earthquake is arrested Authorities act on tip-off to arrest Monica García at restaurantExperts: school fell under weight of floors without right supportMexican police have arrested on manslaughter charges the owner of a sch...
22:48, 05/11/2019

U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck off the coast of El Salvador MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck off the coast of El Salvador....
11:48, 05/30/2019

Carlos Ghosn's former home: inside Tokyo's notorious detention centre Short tour allowed inside Japanese prison accused of keeping suspects in conditions designed to ‘break’ them for confessions The forbidding outline of Tokyo detention centre is impossible to miss, eve...
18:36, 06/12/2019

Tokyo 2020 torch relay route revealed, uniforms unveiled Tokyo 2020 organizers on Saturday unveiled the uniforms to be worn by 10,000 volunteer runners during the torch relay and presented further details about the route the relay will take....
12:24, 06/01/2019

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety Japanese police have raided the home of a man suspected of slashing schoolgirls and others in a deadly knife attack this week that ended with him killing himself....
07:12, 05/29/2019

A city built on water: the hidden rivers under Tokyo's concrete and neon More than 100 rivers and canals flow beneath Tokyo, but from the ground it’s hard to notice them. Why has the city turned its back on water?Of the near-endless flow of people over the busy Shibuya scr...
14:24, 06/13/2019

Game of thrones: commuter sells seat on crowded Tokyo train Novel wheeze to profit from packed trains latest in long line of creative ways to deal with Tokyo’s long commutesEvery morning, millions of Tokyoites cram into overcrowded trains across the world’s la...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads aroun...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling GENEVA (AP) — The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it could be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC member as its president. For the first time in a si...
16:00, 05/18/2019

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread....
06:00, 05/31/2019

800K flee as India braces for direct hit from 'dangerous' Cyclone Fani Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated along India’s eastern coast on Thursday as authorities braced for a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal that was forecast to bring extremely s...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Grace O’Malley, the 16th Century Pirate Queen of Ireland Grace O'Malley was Queen of Umaill, chieftain of the O Maille clan, a rebel, seafarer, and fearless leader who challenged the turbulent politics of 16th century England and Ireland. While Irish legend...
02:24, 06/01/2019

The Fiver | Educational songs about mid-20th century European history Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!You’ll have noticed a few red-faced Englishmen getting very angry when Callum Wilson’s goal against Switzerland was disallowed by VAR on Sunday. No s...
18:24, 06/10/2019

Vidyasagar, The 19th Century Polymath Who Fought For Women Emancipation As revered as Swami Vivekananda by Bengalis, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar is the 19th century polymath reformer who modernised and simplified the Bengali alphabet and propagated widow remarriage....
20:48, 05/15/2019

Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by George Packer – review A detailed portrait of the late American diplomat reveals a man whose vices and virtues echoed those of his countryNear the start of his account of ending the Bosnian conflict, Richard Holbrooke, argu...
19:12, 05/12/2019

Ben Stokes' flying, one-handed ‘catch of the century' on replay – video Take a look at Ben Stokes' stunning one-hand catch from as many angels as we could find. South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo looked to have hit Adil Rashid's ball for six before Stokes launched himself ...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Playdate handheld is an indie-powered Game Boy for the 21st century If you long for the good old days of simple games which place fun and imagination above everything else, then today is your lucky day, because a new indie-focused handheld is coming from videogame-pub...
07:36, 05/23/2019

Rising sea levels could flood New York City within next century: study Sea levels could rise more than 6 feet over the next century, flooding major coastal cities such as the Big Apple — and displacing millions of people around the globe in a “catastrophic” disaste...
21:36, 05/21/2019

| Half a century and counting? Strike duo hold key to Arsenal hopes Arsenal are aiming to win a first European trophy in in 25 years and their hopes appear to rest at the feet of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette....
08:12, 05/28/2019

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
11:36, 06/21/2019

Century: Eastern Wonders makes cardboard spice trading fun again Enlarge (credit: Owen Duffy) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. In 2017, newly founded tab...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Draft heist of the century? How Mike Trout fell to the Angels "He's Mickey Mantle but not a switch-hitter, Rickey Henderson but right-handed." A decade after the best player of a generation lasted until the 25th pick, those who know best detail how it happened....
19:48, 06/06/2019

Donald Trump is like a 20th-century fascist, says Sadiq Khan London mayor hits out at US president before his state visit to BritainThe mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of “the fascists ...
01:24, 06/02/2019

Sleepless England Batsman Scores Century After Daughter's Hospitalisation Ahead of the game, Roy had to spend the entire night in hospital with his wife because of his daughter's illness and was sleep-deprived before the match....
18:36, 05/18/2019

Number of measles cases in the U.S. reach 704, the highest point this century The CDC reports 704 confirmed cases of measles. The figure is the highest number of cases since measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000.        ...
19:36, 04/29/2019

Dracula's cannonballs from 15th-century battle found in Bulgaria Researchers have found medieval cannonballs from culverins that were most likely used by Wallacian Voivode Vlad III Dracula, more commonly known as Vlad the Impaler, during his bloody battle in 1461 w...
16:00, 06/06/2019

How a '90s nostalgia trend powered the comeback of two century-old sports brands The fashion industry is currently swept up in a storm of nostalgia. Riding on this throwback wave, Italian heritage brand Fila and American sweatshirt producer Champion are enjoying another lease of l...
08:12, 06/19/2019

Lt. Col. Maginnis warns of Xi's 'China dream': World dominance by mid century Geopolitical events increasingly indicated that an "alliance of evil" would emerge in Asia as Chinese president Xi Jinping sought world domination, retired Army Lt. Col. Bob Maginnis said on Saturday....
21:48, 06/08/2019

'Seek shelter immediately!': Texas braces as tornadoes continue assault on nation A two-week roar of tornadoes that has ravaged much of the Midwest descended on Kansas on Tuesday. Texas could be next.        ...
21:12, 05/29/2019

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Miles Below Amazon Rainforest in Peru, Limiting Casualties An 8.0 magnitude earthquake rocked northern Peru on Sunday, killing at least one man and causing several injuries, the Associated Press reports.Read more......
00:36, 05/28/2019

Owner of Mexico school that collapsed during earthquake, killing 19 children, arrested for manslaughter Mexican authorities have arrested the owner of an elementary school that was destroyed in 2017 in a 7.1.earthquake, killing 19 children and seven adults. Authorities say the fatalities likely could ha...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Nikkei rises after European shares support mood; Tokyo Electron surges Japan's Nikkei rose on Tuesday as gains in European markets improved sentiment, while shares of Tokyo Electron surged after it announced a share buyback....
05:12, 05/28/2019

Earthquake, flood, hurricane: Google Maps adds tools to help you navigate a crisis Google is adding tools inside Google Map and search to help you deal with hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.        ...
12:24, 06/06/2019

USGS reports earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 8 strikes north-central Peru LIMA, Peru (AP) — USGS reports earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 8 strikes north-central Peru....
15:48, 05/26/2019

To restore Internet access after a massive earthquake, the Peruvian government turned to balloons When a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck remote parts of Peru’s Amazon region, Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet — dispatched a group of balloons to the impacted area....
23:12, 05/31/2019

Against the odds, select committee aims to push Congress into the 21st century “Welcome to 1935,” Rep. Dean Phillips’s brother told him when he arrived at the Capitol to take the oath of office, a nod to elements of the institution that remain unchanged....
17:24, 05/25/2019

Alan Brinkley, Leading Historian of 20th-Century America, Dies at 70 Professor Brinkley, a National Book Award winner, explored the seminal political events of the last century, including the Depression and World War II....
17:12, 06/17/2019

Japan's 126th Emperor Too Cool for a Top, Orders First-Ever Toyota Century Convertible A new Japanese emperor ascended to the throne this week, and the newly minted Emperor Naruhito is already shaking things up. The standard, roof-having Toyota Century’s opulent luxury is fine, if you’r...
18:48, 05/03/2019

John Paul Stevens looks back on nearly a century of life and law, but worries about the future The long-serving justice has written a memoir and says he is concerned about the Supreme Court’s direction on issues he thought were already settled....
22:12, 05/11/2019

Revisit the race of the 26th century with a German orchestra playing F-Zero music There’s something about Nintendo theme music that lends itself to big orchestral arrangements. More complex scores like, say, the Ocarina of Time sound great coming from a full orchestra, naturally, b...
23:24, 05/21/2019

D-Day 75 years on: Pegasus Bridge ceremony marks first key battle of D-Day three-quarters of a century later Serving soldiers have paid tribute to the heroic efforts of their Second World War brothers in arms at a ceremony marking the first key battle of D-Day....
06:00, 06/06/2019

A Debut Novel of Political and Personal Upheaval in Late-20th-Century Nigeria Nnamdi Ehirim’s “Prince of Monkeys” witnesses a diverse group of friends navigating riots and their own comings-of-age in Lagos in the ’80s and ’90s....
11:24, 05/31/2019

Newly restored 19th-century German ship sinks after collision Elbe No 5, restored at a cost of €1.5m, collided with container vessel near HamburgA recently restored wooden sailing ship has sunk after colliding with a container vessel near Hamburg, northern Germa...
17:12, 06/09/2019

The Mysterious Ingenue and Siren Who Wowed 19th-Century Readers With Her Verse “L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated ‘Female Byron,’” by Lucasta Miller, analyzes the work and career of the now obscure poet....
19:48, 05/24/2019

Century After Grandfather's School Expulsion, Harvard Teacher Fights Bias In 1926, Sarah Lewis's grandfather, Shadrach Emmanuel Lee, was expelled from a Brooklyn public high school for asking why black people were not in his history textbook. His teacher told him African......
09:24, 05/04/2019

Reggie Perrin or Walter White: what does a 21st-century midlife crisis look like? For years, the midlife crisis has been no more than a sitcom joke. But now some experts are insisting that’s because we don’t understand how it has changedI was sitting gingerly on the bonnet of a cla...
07:12, 05/29/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Trump Like A "20th-Century Fascist" Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of "the fascists of the 20th century" in an explosive intervention ahead of the US Presidents....
14:12, 06/02/2019

Congress, RJD Will Push 21st Century India Into Darkness: PM Modi In Bihar Lashing out at the opposition parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today the Congress and the RJD will push 21st century India into darkness, if voted to power....
16:24, 05/14/2019

Royal London Cup: Patel century carries Nottinghamshire to one-wicket victory • Samit Patel hits 136 against Northamptonshire• Lancashire draw for final play-off place in North GroupSamit Patel’s unbeaten century ensured Nottinghamshire secured a home Royal London One-Day Cup s...
22:24, 05/06/2019

Tokyo prosecutors detail Ghosn's alleged cash transfer in revised indictment: Kyodo Tokyo prosecutors on Tuesday filed a request to revise the content of its indictment of Carlos Ghosn for aggravated breach of trust, providing further details on alleged cash transfers they say the fo...
04:24, 05/14/2019

The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....
18:24, 05/22/2019

Earthquake rattles Cleveland area, overwhelms Eastlake's emergency dispatch system A magnitude 4.0 earthquake centered 20 miles northeast of Cleveland rattled some buildings and overwhelmed one city's emergency communications system.        ...
21:12, 06/10/2019

Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo....
03:24, 05/28/2019

Pita Taufatofua, shirtless Tongan at past two Olympics, is aiming for 2020 Tokyo Games Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan athlete who went viral for shirtless appearances at past two Olympics, is turning his attention to 2020 - in sprint kayak.        ...
16:24, 04/29/2019

Mitchell Starc sinks Pakistan’s pursuit of Australia after David Warner century • Australia 307; Pakistan 266• Successful review against Wahab Riaz sets up 41-run win• Full scorecard from TauntonThe rehabilitation of David Warner continues apace – as does the World Cup after the ...
21:36, 06/12/2019

Cricket World Cup: England team react to Ben Stokes' 'catch of the century' - video Ben Stokes soaked up the plaudits after his one-handed wonder catch got England’s World Cup campaign under way with a crushing victory in which the hosts beat South Africa by 104 runs.Eoin Morgan feel...
07:00, 05/31/2019

West Indies vs England: Joe Root hits century on way to comfortable eight-wicket victory It came at a cost, but this was a mighty impressive England win over the West Indies, led by Joe Root the all-rounder. With ball then bat, they were utterly clinical in winning by eight wickets. For m...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Trump's 'deal of the century' hasn't a hope of bringing peace | Yehuda Shaul Nothing short of ending ending legal discrimination will make a difference to Israel and PalestineHere in Jerusalem, we await publication of Donald Trump’s “deal of the century”, which is expected to ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Citroën's Weepy-Emoji Concept Is an Interesting Study of What You Get After Building Cars for a Century This year marks the centenary of Citroën, a company named after a guy named after a lemon that has proven to be one of the most consistently innovative and bold automakers for an entire century. The c...
05:36, 05/15/2019

Rohit Sharma century helps India to World Cup grudge match win over Pakistan Seven times India have met Pakistan in the Cricket World Cup, seven times India have won. The Manchester rain relented long enough for them to take this meeting, played before a wonderful crowd, with ...
23:24, 06/16/2019

England vs Australia: Steve Smith turns jeers to cheers with fine century Australia's Steve Smith was greeted by a mixture of boos and polite applause as he marked his comeback appearance against England with a fine century in the World Cup warm-up match at the Ageas Bowl....
17:36, 05/25/2019

Belt and Road forum: China's 'project of the century' hits tough times Raft of countries including Turkey have refused to attend latest summit amid growing concern about debt diplomacy As China fetes its Belt and Road initiative at a summit this week, Chinese officials w...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Henry Kissinger assesses Trump's 'Deal of the Century' for Mideast, praises Israeli PM Famed former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will mark his 96th birthday Monday, but he hasn't retired from sharing his insights on global affairs....
12:36, 05/24/2019

Caster Semenya v IAAF: behind the scenes at sporting trial of the century | Sean Ingle The South African’s call for unity stood out amid all the arguments, but it is not only Cas’s verdict that has been criticisedOn the opening morning of the sporting trial of the century, Caster Semeny...
23:12, 05/01/2019

Trump concludes Tokyo visit as Japanese trade official plays down August deal chances U.S. President Donald Trump concluded his four-day visit to Tokyo on Tuesday amid confusion about whether a trade deal with Japan could come in August....
10:00, 05/28/2019

Amber Rudd to set out Tory leadership credentials with vision of 21st century Conservative Party Tory leadership contender Amber Rudd will today set out her vision of a modern-day Conservative Party, saying it must support workers of all backgrounds....
11:36, 05/09/2019

Trump’s Mideast peace plan hinges on $50B investment, offers Palestinians deal of ‘the century’ President Trump’s plan for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians will be presented Tuesday in Bahrain, as part of what the White House calls an “opportunity of the century” nearly two years in t...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at...
20:12, 06/22/2019

Etiquette posters from the past century telling passengers how to behave on the London Underground go on display Etiquette posters from the past century nudging Londoners to keep the city moving - and not annoy other passengers - have gone on display at one of the capital's main railway depots....
03:12, 06/03/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta refers to rise of Tea Party as 'ghosts of the 20th century,' says he saw 'racist imagery' at rallies CNN's liberal star reporter Jim Acosta knocked the Tea Party in his new book, referring to the movement as "ghosts of the twentieth century" that emerged in the Obama years. ...
00:12, 06/13/2019

Trump campaign manager says immigration a 'winning issue': System 'broken' for nearly half a century A day after President Trump unveiled his sweeping new immigration plan, the manager for the president's reelection campaign said immigration will be a "winning issue" for Trump in 2020....
16:36, 05/17/2019

Stephanie Levi-John and Laura Carmichael on The Spanish Princess and the dangers of 16th century life Set in the 16th century London, Starz’ new historical drama The Spanish Princess follows Catherine of Aragon, Princess of Spain who has been promised the English throne all her life. Ahead of the seri...
20:12, 05/03/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan compares Trump to 20th century fascists ahead of UK visit London Mayor Sadiq Khan compared President Donald Trump to the fascists who roiled Europe in the 20th century in an opinion article published ahead of the U.S. president's state visit to the Unit...
21:00, 06/02/2019

Cohousing in the UK: the new-build house model bringing the commune into the 21st century with eco-friendly design and an on-site gym The enterprising project in Cambridge is deliberately intergenerational, with working couples, young families and downsizing retirees all living together....
10:12, 05/08/2019

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital's Tom Barrack will attend....
20:24, 06/06/2019

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use info...
21:48, 04/28/2019

Time, money, access: A baseball hotbed for a century, Tampa evolves as game’s economic winds shift Tampa has been talent-rich in baseball for nearly a century, but the city's latest stars also symbolize a greater demographic shift in the sport.        ...
23:36, 06/05/2019

Leslie Van Houten: Manson cult killer 'still a risk' after half a century in prison The youngest member of Charles Manson's murderous cult was today told she would stay behind bars despite being recommended for parole after nearly half a century in prison....
16:36, 06/04/2019

The Good Points And Bad Points Of Living In Tokyo Do you live in Tokyo? Do you want to? Recently online in Japan, people listed the good points and the bad ones of living in the metropolis with the largest population density on Earth....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the city’s South Side, but the gulf of difference in li...
07:12, 06/07/2019

Ex-Army boss fined £1,000 for slapping woman's bottom after judge tells him act is 'disgraceful in the 21st century' A former Army Staff Sergeant who slapped a woman on the bottom during a Royal Navy fundraiser has been fined £1,000 by a judge, who said it was "disgraceful in the 21st Century"....
16:12, 05/31/2019

Why the UFO story is far more interesting than you think The New York Times has made waves with a new report on sightings by U.S. Navy aviators of unidentified flying objects between 2014 and 2015. But the UFO issue, which follows a similar 2017 story, is f...
23:36, 05/28/2019

What’s your AI narrative? How to tell your story, and get noticed Corporate and startup B2B marketers focused on AI can increase the impact of their content strategy and messaging with effective storytelling.Read More...
18:12, 05/11/2019

Boeing’s Grounded 737 Max: The Story So Far Two crashes within five months -- Lion Air Flight 610 in October off the coast of Indonesia and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 in March outside Addis Ababa -- killed 346 people and led to a global grou...
03:48, 04/29/2019

Boeing’s Grounded 737 Max — The Story So Far Two crashes within five months -- Lion Air Flight 610 in October off the coast of Indonesia and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 in March outside Addis Ababa -- killed 346 people and led to a global grou...
07:12, 06/17/2019

Morehouse Isn't a Heartwarming Story Billionaire and Morehouse College commencement speaker Robert Smith’s announcement that he would personally absolve the student debt of the school’s entire graduating class this year—a gift of histori...
19:24, 05/23/2019

All You Need to Know About Toy Story 4, Out Next Week in India Toy Story 4 release date in India, cast, review embargo, trailer, characters, tickets, and more - here's all you need to know about the latest Pixar movie....
09:48, 06/14/2019

Yes, her name really is Dr. Marijuana Pepsi, and her story is amazing Marijuana Pepsi's own scholarship – called the Marijuana Pepsi Scholarship, of course – will be given to a deserving first generation college student.       ...
23:48, 06/18/2019

Mum and me: a story of immigration and integration | Podcast Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty, the son of two Indian immigrants, explains why he felt so frustrated with a recent report from Tony Blair’s thinktank. And Katharine Murphy looks ahead to Austr...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Booksmart Is the Perfect Coming-of-Age Story for Right Now Only recently have filmmakers begun thinking seriously about coming-of-age stories told from a young woman’s point of view. Olivia Wilde’s clever, peppery Booksmart—in which Beanie F...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Here’s our hilarious first look at Keanu Reeves’ in ‘Toy Story 4’ Don’t expect any familiar, bro-tastic “Whoa” from Duke Caboom, the animated character Keanu Reeves voices in this summer’s Toy Story 4. Coincidentally, though, a month after Ke...
01:36, 05/03/2019

Correction: Japan-Energy story In a story June 7 about Japan's energy policy, The Associated Press referred incorrectly to the plutonium reduction target cited by a policy research group....
06:36, 06/10/2019

Toy story: why Hollywood can’t stop kidulting From Detective Pikachu to Sonic the Hedgehog, when did audiences OK the big brand movie? Orson Welles memorably described his final role, voicing the baddie in 1986 animation The Transformers: The Mov...
11:48, 05/06/2019

Updates From Godzilla vs. Kong, Toy Story 4, and More The Candyman remake wants to tackle toxic fandoms. Meet Christina Hendrick’s new Toy Story 4 villain. Plus, watch Tom Holland and Chris Hemsworth goof off about Far From Home and Men in Black: Interna...
17:24, 06/10/2019

The True Story Behind the Movie Rocketman Rocketman, a musical film about Elton John that arrives in theaters on Friday, looks a lot like a biopic: It traces John’s life from a shy child in London through his stratospheric rise and addi...
22:00, 05/31/2019

FAANG: Update on the "Story of the Year" A government sling-shot is taking aim at corporate technology giants. Plus, investors in the FAANG stocks are not sleeping too well at night. Take a look at this chart......
17:24, 06/07/2019

The inside story: Decoding the CDO black box 2006: In the approach to the 2008 global financial crisis, Euromoney became concerned about hidden risks and complications in the structured credit markets....
18:00, 06/10/2019

The Venezuela uprising: the story so far – podcast Nicolás Maduro appeared on the brink of being forced from power in an uprising plotted by the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó. But key figures stayed loyal, allowing the president to begin reprisals. T...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Correction: Cancer Drugs story CHICAGO (AP) — In a story June 2 about prostate cancer drugs, The Associated Press erroneously described a study involving the drug Erleada. The study tested the drug in men at high risk of having the...
20:36, 06/03/2019

How to Add Song Lyrics to Your Instagram Story Last week Instagram added a new feature that allows you to add lyrics to your Instagram stories. The feature allows you to not only add a song to your Story (you’ve been able to do that for a while), ...
21:36, 06/09/2019

The story of Grenfell United – podcast Natasha Elcock and Ed Daffarn escaped from Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017. Karim Mussilhy’s uncle died in the fire. Together with other survivors and bereaved people, they formed Grenfell United. They...
05:48, 06/14/2019

Correction: Gunman Tackled story In a story May 18 about a student who brought a gun to a school in Portland, Oregon, The Associated Press based on information from police reported erroneously the name of a person authorities say was...
01:24, 05/21/2019

Review: 'Toy Story 4' is Warped, Weird, and Better For It Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the franchise is back, filled with love, life lessons, and a weighty, twisted sense of humor that cuts through the sugary-sweetness....
12:12, 06/21/2019

The True Story Behind the Movie Tolkien From a fellowship of grammar school adventurers to the hellish landscape of the Battle of the Somme, the early life of J. R. R. Tolkien in many ways parallels the acclaimed fantasy novels that would m...
20:48, 05/10/2019

And now, a nice story about the kid who yelled “wow!” at the symphony The world is full of terrible events, big and small, that we must all bear witness to day in and day out. Fortunately, sometimes it is also a place where purely good things happen. We’re happy to say ...
20:00, 05/10/2019

‘Toy Story 4’ opens below expectations with $118 million NEW YORK (AP) — “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life with a $118 million opening weekend after a three-week slump of underperforming sequels, but the Pixar film’s below-expec...
21:24, 06/23/2019

The first 'Iron Man': The story of Götz von Berlichingen Was The Avengers' Tony Stark inspired by a 16th century German knight? As "Avengers: Endgame" premieres, we explore the legend of 'Götz of the Iron Hand,' the prosthetic-wearing warrior immortalized b...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Sold for sex, now her story is told in street art Murals in Lower Manhattan tell the stories of trafficking victims, in a campaign to raise awareness of the global issue affecting 40 million people....
18:36, 05/10/2019

Toy Story 4 review – a franchise still very much alive After a hesitant start, the gang gets into top gear on a road trip that showcases the studio’s visual wizardry and narrative skillLast year, I wrote about my (unfounded) fears that Mary Poppins Return...
12:48, 06/23/2019

Tom Hanks Says From What He's Seen Toy Story 4 Could Top Original 3 Films When it comes to Pixar's Toy Story 4, Woody's catchphrase couldn't be more perfect: "Reach for the sky!" The person who believes in that motto for the upcoming movie......
00:12, 06/12/2019

'Toy Story 4' tops box office, but doesn't go to infinity and beyond "Toy Story 4" brought the box office to life with a $118 million opening weekend after a three-week slump of underperforming sequels, but the Pixar film's below-expectations debut didn't quell continu...
10:36, 06/24/2019

The filmmakers behind Toy Story 4 know how emotional you'll get watching the movie All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. The beloved anim...
21:48, 06/13/2019

Russian TV to air its own patriotic retelling of Chernobyl story After success of HBO series, Russian version will revolve around role of a CIA agent before the accidentRussian state TV is set to air its own drama about the deadly 1986 Chernobyl disaster – but unli...
13:48, 06/07/2019

‘Toy Story 4’ opens below expectations with $118M weekend Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life after a three-week sequels slump, but its $118 million debut came in below industry expectations...
18:00, 06/23/2019

Box Office: 'Toy Story 4' dominates with $118 million debut LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's domination over the box office only seemed to strengthen this weekend as "Toy Story 4" easily topped box office charts....
21:00, 06/23/2019

'Toy Story 4' delivers another cinematic grand slam "Toy Story 4" delivers a cinematic grand slam, a nine-years-later sequel that's wholly equal to the high expectations raised by the terrific trio that it follows. Touching, raucously funny, adventurou...
03:12, 06/14/2019

Paul Wesley returning for Season 2 of 'Tell Me a Story' Paul Wesley has signed on to return for Season 2 of the fairy tale-themed, psychological thriller, "Tell Me a Story," CBS All Access announced Wednesday....
06:00, 06/13/2019

‘Toy Story 4’ headed for one of the best debuts ever for an animated movie Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the Toy Story gang are coming to rescue the summer box office this weekend from what’s been a mediocre few weeks recently for big-screen fare. Based on the latest ...
04:36, 06/20/2019

Love Story – Terry Norris and Tanya Terry Norris was deteriorating fast when his future wife saved him. Together they fight against the brain damage caused by a brutal career inside the ring The post Love Story – Terry Norris and ...
03:48, 06/18/2019

Ron Howard tells Pavarotti’s ‘bittersweet’ story in new doc NEW YORK (AP) — Ron Howard says he hopes his new documentary about opera icon Luciano Pavarotti will introduce the singer to a young generation that never got to hear him before his death in 2007. How...
19:12, 06/04/2019

Here’s why Minecraft: Story Mode episodes are $100 each on Xbox 360 right now Something strange is happening with Minecraft: Story Mode. The game is currently on the verge of disappearing, at least from digital storefronts, but it’s reappeared on the Xbox 360’s digital storefro...
02:24, 06/18/2019

Correction: River-Fish Kill story CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — In a story June 13 about a waste water spill in Alabama, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the company responsible for the spill. The company is Tyson Foods, n...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Toy Story 4 Is a Terrific Blend of Emotion and Action Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the rest of the toy gang are back in Toy Story 4, as they set off on a road trip with new toy Forky. On the way, Woody reunites with Bo Peep, who teaches him that there's......
08:12, 06/21/2019

Win a Vacation by Sharing Your Travel Horror Story Many of us have experienced a disastrous flight or a debilitating case of sea-sickness that turned a vacation into a nightmare. Well, one company wants to reward one traveler with a trip re-do and cov...
21:24, 06/20/2019

Breaking Down Toy Story 4‘s Five Post-Credits Scenes Warning: This post contains spoilers for Toy Story 4. Toy Story 4 is getting rave reviews from critics. Sadly, it doesn’t begin with the traditional Pixar short that precedes most of the studios...
01:24, 06/22/2019

Toy Story 4 Is an Existential Crisis the Whole Family Can Enjoy We live in an age of sequels upon sequels; we’re up to our ears in reboots and origin stories. No one needs a Toy Story 4, especially considering that the 2010 Toy Story 3, a lovely meditation o...
13:24, 06/20/2019

The story behind Magnussen's radio rant and apology Kevin Magnussen apologised to Haas immediately after the Canadian Grand Prix for the radio messages that prompted team boss Guenther Steiner to step in and tell him to stop....
18:36, 06/11/2019

The remarkable comeback story of UFC fighter Jessica Eye Eye is a prohibitive underdog in her flyweight title bout against Valentina Shevchenko. But Eye has grappled with far worse -- an abusive father, a devastating car accident, a four-fight losing streak...
20:12, 06/05/2019

Correction: Thad Cochran Funeral story Two U.S. senators from opposing parties praised their former colleague, Republican Thad Cochran of Mississippi, as one of their closest friends and as a gentleman who cared about the people of his sta...
19:36, 06/05/2019

New Instagram feature turns your Story into a sing-along Remember when Instagram was known for its photo filters? Back in the day, when Instagram added a new filter to the app, it was a newsworthy story. In 2016, the site added its Stories feature (copied f...
05:36, 06/07/2019

'Toy Story 4' Continues Disney's Box-Office Streak Walt Disney once again did something that has eluded other Hollywood studios this summer: It opened a sequel to impressive returns at the box office....
04:00, 06/24/2019

The inside story: The global financial crisis 2008: While the GFC raged, Euromoney had an inside view as politicians on both sides of the Atlantic tried to save the banking system (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
13:00, 06/11/2019

'Toy Story 4' cashes in on the ageless aspect of animation "The Incredibles" stayed away for 14 years, then picked up superhero-ing right where they left off. "Toy Story 4" and "Finding Dory" put nine and 13 years between themselves and their predecessors. "F...
19:00, 06/19/2019

How to take over your town: the inside story of a local revolution They are passionate about their community, know what the issues are – and are sick to death of party politics. Meet the independent groups from Devon to London who are seizing controlA quiet revolutio...
13:48, 06/12/2019

Correction: People-Tracy Morgan story NEW YORK (AP) — In a story June 4 about a car crash involving the comedian Tracy Morgan, The Associated Press erroneously reported the gender of the other driver. The driver was a woman, not a man. A ...
18:12, 06/05/2019

Correction: damage at Noah’s Ark attraction story WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In a story May 24 about property damage at a Noah’s Ark attraction in Kentucky, The Associated Press reported erroneously that flooding caused the damage. The damage was...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Deflation: "Make No Mistake … It's a Global Story" The New York Times says "Wall Street loves these risky loans." What is the NYT talking about? Think collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) with a twist. Here's what Elliott Wave International anticipa...
14:12, 05/01/2019

The Hills: New Beginnings Trailer Promises the Story Isn't Over Just Yet When The Hills ended in 2010, that seemed to be it. The MTV show revealed portions of the reality series were crafted for the cameras and it was an end of an era. Until now--The Hills: New......
19:36, 05/21/2019

Sea Of Thieves’ New Story Quests Are Just What The Game Needed Sea of Thieves’ Anniversary Update is live. The pirate game’s ambitious expansion brings activities from competitive player-vs.-player battles to fishing and cooking. Largest of all are the “Tall Tale...
18:24, 05/02/2019

Pose lets Blanca be the hero of her own story Early on in “Worth It,” Angel sits Blanca down and tells her she needs a makeover. She’s being practical and a little harsh but ultimately comes from a place of love. Angel points out that Blanca prob...
06:24, 06/19/2019

Correction: School Shooting-Trombones story PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — In a May 12 story about special trombones honoring a teenager who died in the Parkland, Florida, high school shooting, The Associated Press reported erroneously that money for th...
03:48, 05/14/2019

Watch the Final Trailer for Toy Story 4, Out June 21 Pixar has released the second and final trailer for Toy Story 4, which finds the toy gang setting out on a rescue mission to find and bring back Forky, the new toy....
10:48, 05/22/2019

Why the SEC is the biggest story this college baseball season Teams from the West are back in contention, but the SEC could threaten record levels for NCAA bids. Here's what you need to know as the postseason approaches....
19:36, 05/16/2019

Julian Assange and the story of WikiLeaks – podcast Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for breaching bail conditions after spending almost seven years inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Today, he ha...
06:00, 05/02/2019

‘When They See Us’ does justice to Central Park Five’s brutal story One of the most shameful miscarriages of justice in New York State is powerfully and heartbreakingly dramatized in Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us,” a four-part series that drops Fr...
00:24, 06/01/2019

It’s now getting hard for Yankees, whose feel-good story is nearly over Their first two steps into deeper water didn’t go well, but now the Yankees need to prove they can handle teams that are actually good as opposed to the awful clubs they beat up despite having many of...
02:12, 05/03/2019

This boxing comeback story is even better than Tiger Woods LAS VEGAS — Tiger Woods completed what is considered one of the greatest comeback stories in all of sports last month when he won the Masters at Augusta National. It was his first major championship i...
18:00, 05/03/2019

America’s "best first job"? My story of sexual harassment at McDonald’s The company claims to have zero tolerance for sexual harassment, but it is not doing enough to protect workersThree years ago, when I was 16, I began working at a McDonald’s in my hometown of Tucson, ...
14:00, 05/25/2019

The Complicated Story Behind Trump’s Casino Tweet On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump shot off a tweet that knocked a proposal he characterized as “a special interest casino Bill.”...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Defunct steelmaker's 21-story HQ imploded Sixteen thousand tons of Bethlehem Steel collapsed in a matter of seconds Sunday as a demolition crew imploded Martin Tower, the defunct steelmaker's former world headquarters in Bethlehem, Penns...
18:36, 05/20/2019

Raccoon rescued from outside third story of Michigan building A wayward raccoon caused a stir in a Michigan city when it climbed to the third floor of a building and became stranded, prompting a rescue operation....
17:12, 05/15/2019

Defunct steelmaker’s 21-story headquarters imploded BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Sixteen thousand tons of Bethlehem Steel has collapsed in a matter of seconds as a demolition crew imploded Martin Tower, the defunct steelmaker’s former world headquarters...
13:48, 05/19/2019

Brooks Koepka, not Tiger, is the story of day one at the PGA Championship SportsPulse: While everyone's eyes were on Tiger Woods it was Brooks Koepka that was a cut above the field. Golfweek's David Dusek breaksdown Koepka's historic start.    ...
00:24, 05/17/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 Has A Story Mode And Much More The sequel to Super Mario Maker will have a story mode, unlike its predecessor, Nintendo said today in a Nintendo Direct dedicated to the game. In said story mode, you’ll get to rebuild Princess Peach...
00:24, 05/16/2019

Brooks Koepka, not Tiger, was the story of day one at the PGA Championship SportsPulse: While everyone's eyes were on Tiger Woods it was Brooks Koepka that was a cut above the field. Golfweek's David Dusek breaksdown Koepka's historic start.    ...
01:24, 05/17/2019

Shuttered steelmaker’s 21-story headquarters implodes BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Sixteen thousand tons of Bethlehem Steel collapsed in a matter of seconds Sunday as a demolition crew imploded Martin Tower, the defunct steelmaker’s former world headquarters. ...
15:24, 05/19/2019

2 rescued from scaffold near top of 50-story Oklahoma tower OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two window washers have been rescued from a scaffold above the roof of an approximately 850-foot (259 meters) skyscraper in downtown Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City Fire Capt. David ...
18:24, 05/15/2019

Watch: 21-story tower imploded in Bethlehem, Pa The 21-story Martin Tower, which was the former world headquarters of Bethlehem Steel, was imploded Sunday morning as bystanders lined the streets of Bethlehem and gathered on rooftops....
16:24, 05/19/2019

A Holocaust Story for the Social Media Generation Eva Heyman kept a diary until she was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. An Instagram version of her story goes live this week, but some Israelis say it trivializes the Holocaust....
16:24, 04/30/2019

Transgender love story shines in Cannes Starring in her first ever feature film, transgender model Leyna Bloom said "Port Authority", about a man grappling with his feelings for a transgender woman, chimed with her personal experience, help...
23:36, 05/20/2019

Tom Hanks walks red carpet for Toy Story 4 European premiere Hollywood star Tom Hanks took to the red carpet for the European premiere of Toy Story 4, saying making the final instalment of the series transported him back in time....
21:24, 06/16/2019

Lawyer: More to story than video in bus shove murder case LAS VEGAS (AP) — A defense lawyer says there’s more to know than a bus security video clip shows about a murder case against a woman accused of killing a 74-year-old man by shoving him off a pub...
02:36, 05/24/2019

Knox accuses media of having built false story around her ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox has accused the media of having built a false narrative around her, depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence. The American former exchange student who became the fo...
14:12, 06/15/2019

Correction: Gun Pointed At Black Child-Protest story WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — In a story June 13 about planned protests outside a Utah police agency after an officer pointed his gun at a black child, The Associated Press reported erroneously that his mo...
18:36, 06/14/2019

Anne Frank: the real story of the girl behind the diary Boisterous, popular, self-aware: a new collection of all Frank’s known writing brings her into sharp focus, says the Costa-winning biographerAlbert Gomes de Mesquita is one of the last people alive to...
14:00, 05/25/2019

Walk the line: behind the story of Michael Gove's cocaine use Tory leadership hopeful revealed he had taken drug in mock-media interview for 2016 campaignIn the run-up to his 2016 campaign to be Tory leader, Michael Gove was being subjected to a mock media inter...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Imagine Me & You gives a lesbian love story the classic rom-com treatment Does love at first sight exist? How do you balance commitment and loyalty with the pull of true love? What are the most appealing visual locations in London? Those questions have anchored hundreds of ...
16:24, 06/07/2019

Juan Williams on Trump's tax story: He 'lies to his supporters' Fox News' Juan Williams blasted President Trump after the New York Time's reported Tuesday that the president lost over a billion dollars in the late 80s and early 90s....
06:00, 05/09/2019

Archbishop didn’t tell Vatican whole story on fallen bishop CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The bishop appointed by the Vatican to investigate the former leader of the Roman Catholic Church in West Virginia now has his own explaining to do. Archbishop William Lori ov...
21:00, 06/08/2019

Just how wild is MLB's home run onslaught? These numbers tell the story Home runs are flying at a record rate in 2019 and three teams are on pace to shatter the mark for most homers in a season.       ...
21:36, 06/17/2019

Trump misses the real NATO success story By almost every measure, the 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization has grown significantly stronger in the two years President Trump has been in office....
06:12, 06/14/2019

8 new trailers from this past week: Toy Story 4, Terminator, Spider-Man, and more John Wick 3 stole Avengers: Endgame’s crown at the box office last week, but it might not hold on to it for too long considering that Disney’s Aladdin remake hits theaters this weekend. An...
19:48, 05/25/2019

Augusta Savage: the extraordinary story of the trailblazing artist Her groundbreaking leaps forward for women of colour in the world of art might have been overlooked but a new exhibition hopes to correct thatIn 1939, the artist Augusta Savage was the first African A...
10:12, 05/08/2019

Larian Shares The Very-Serious Story Of How They Got The Baldur's Gate 3 Deal Baldur’s Gate 3 is real, and Larian Studios, the developer behind the excellent Divinity: Original Sin 2, are making it. But how did they score the biggest win in all of role-playing games, one of Dun...
18:24, 06/07/2019

Trump slams NYT story on Mexico pact as a ‘FRAUD’ and ‘hit job’ President Trump slammed The New York Times on Monday over an article on the administration’s immigration deal with Mexico that he called a “FRAUD” and a “hit job” -- while also warning that if Mexico'...
17:48, 06/10/2019